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 I        V''
indribtr&i "Cnity is Strength.
*&A- tSrk. ■ -i r%
The Official Organ of District No. 18, U. & W. of A.
Political Unity is Victory.
Noo. 48, Vol. VI.
THE ^jSTRIOT "LEDGER, FERNIE,   B. P., JULY 19/ 1913
Seefe
Daring Hold-up in
Fernie Last Friday
Lost Wednesday week, July 9th, a]
Chinese cook was held up at the point
, of a gun on Prior Street and Baker |
Street crossing, and relieved of all his
possessions—$6.    "ThlB   took ♦ place
about 9 p.m., and the "Chinaman lost no
.time In reporting the incident to the
policed .  His description of his assailant was, however, very meagre, and
the police did not hope to accomplish
much from same.    Constables Amber-
man and Wood worked throughout the
whole night endeavoring   to   'obtain
some information, but without success.
J    On Friday night, about 10 o'clock,
" Mrs. Stockwell, of the Annex, and her
son a lad of about 14, were returning
to their home when a man,of slight
build snatched away her, satchel and
made a dash away.    The bag contained $200 in cash and several valuable
papers.
A cry was immediately raised, and
attracted by the shout, a crowd soon
started in pursuit of the man.   ,
AVllliam Richardson and his son
were among the foremost, and William
junior was soon on the thelf, but riot
before the latter had fired two shots,
one at long range and one when he
was close upon the holdup. Both the
. shots, which were fired from .a .38
revolver, missed young Richardson,
who immediately closed with the thief
and threw him. The gun was secured and what was thought to be all of
Mrs. Stockwell's property returned to
her. - '.
The prisoner pleaded with the elder
Richardson  to,,be released,    saying
' that no harm had been done and begging to be given a chance." William
. Richardson, who is evidently as generous as he is, heroic, listened to his
prisoner's whining  and_ •_cajoIlng, the
*^atter""freqliently~^alling—Richardson
„ "George,"  evidently considering this
a particularly endearing name and one
likely to arouse the sympathies of hia
captor.     In a moment ,pf generosity
he was released upon promise of good
behavior/
.iv-vln themeantime"the police had heen
Informed of the occurrence and hastened to the spot, only to find that their
man had bolted.
'Constables Amberman and Harrison
mot the flyer and recognized from
Richardson's description a man named
William Slocan, known to the polico,
He was asked to give en account of
himself, but failed to so and was placed under arrest, While Constable
Amberman was looking through tho
irain for a possible companion, tho
prisoner, who was left in charge of
Constable Harrison, made a dash for
liberty. He was, however, promptly
recaptured and taken to the station.
Although" he used every device and
cajolery to escape from the officers,
they evidently wanted to hear more
about him, and he was accordingly
■locked up on a charge of vag-ancy.
On the following day he was identified from among four men by the
CMnaman and Richardson the younger, and later on Richardson senior
identified him from among eigh'„ ir.er..
Accused, was charged on Thursday
and given a preliminaiv hearing, Mr.
Sherwood Hercbmer defending. -
District President J. E. Smith was
busy in Coleman oh Wednesday and iu
conjunction with Neutral Chairman
Hannah and Commissioner McNeil
took up case of alleged discrimination.
On Thursday afternoon the members
of Disputes Board were in Coal Creek
arranging prices for contract work at.
New Seam, B North.
$1.00 A YEAR
etition on Page 6
OFFICIAL  ANNOUNCEMENT
The Election for the Offices of Vic^President and
Secretary-Treasurer will take place o£ Wednesday 23rd
July 1913.
The Candidates for Vice-President ar0»
t*
JOHN O. JONES IS A
BENEDICT  NOW
Surprising his many friends in
Lethbridge and throughout the • coal
■mining district, John O. .Jones, vice-
president cC Dist No.:8,nnd candidate
for the riding of Lethbridge in the
recent provincial general, election,
yesterday joined the ranks of the benedicts.      ' ' '
He was married Tuesday evening to
Miss Alice Perry, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Don 'C. Perry,"of Grassy
Lake, a young lady well known in this
_atty__ —,.■.—.—■——	
H. ELMER,
Wm. GRAHAM,
T.:Q. HARRIES,
J. C. JONES,
Robt. LEVITT,
F. WHEATLEY,
The Candidates for Secretary-Treasurer are:
Michel
Coleman
Passburg
Hillcrest
Bellevue
Bankhead
Text of Judgment
in Culshaw Case
T. ■ W, BROWN,
A. J. CARTER,
T. FRANCE,
D. H. HYSLOP,
Michel, B. C.
Fernie, B. C.
Coal Creek
Coleman, Alta.
INTERCHANGE   OF   NEUTRAL   SCRUTINEERS
The wedding,'whioh was'-very quietly' celebrated, tools' place at the residence of the bride's brother-in-law, D.
L. Kimball, at 1223 Fifth Ave. South.
Only relatives of the bride were present.
Clem Stubbs, until recently president of District 18 o'f the United
Mine'Workers, and a colleague of the
groom, supported the latter as best
man, while the bride was attended by
her sister, Mrs. D. L, Kimball.
The couple were the recipients of a
number of handsome wedding presents, including cut glass, china and
silverware.
Mr. and' Mrs. Jones loft on tho
Crow express same night to spend
their honeymoon in tho mountains,
CORBIN to HOSMER
FERNIE to MICHEL
MICHEL to CORBIN
HOSMER to FERNIE
COLEMAN to BLAIRMORE
BLAIRMORE to CARBONDALE
CARBONDALE to COLEMAN
FRANK to HILLCREST
HILLCREST to BELLEVUE '
BELLEVUE to FRANK
BURMIS to PASSBURG'
PASSBURG to MAPLE LEAF
MAPLE LEAF to BURMIS
DIAMOND CITY to CHINOOK
CHINOOK to DIAMOND-CITY"
KIPP to LETHBRIDGE   L    •
TABEF* to KIPP
^ETH&RlDGE to TABER
aANKH£AD to CANMORE
GANMOpE to BANKHEAD
Lethbridge to r. collieries.
R, COLLIERIES to LfeTHBRIDGE
Board of Trade
Start Something
you are not likely to take the trouble
to make to many embarassing enquiries, and the second reason is that If
thoy were to attempt to sell them any
where near home they would havo to
glvo them away or sell thorn for one
eighth what you are ashed to pay.
The following cutting from a coast
paper is both interesting and educating as an illustration of how blind (?)
THE INQUEST ON
DOMINIC ASTORINO
• The adjourned Inquest teaching thu
death of a foreigner named Doml iio.
Astorlno, who died in Fernie houpital
we aro to tho "opportunities" tbat are I after injuries received by a fall of coal,
was held ln tho Coal Creek Club hall,
Wo muBt confess that our rospect
for the gentlemen who form tho Board
of Trado in Fornlo'has Increased n
wholo lot with tho hustling campaign
ngalnst tho "easy money" gontry who
havo lntojy discovered what n prolific
and happy hunting ground the Pass
Is and how easily the workers of this
town nnd district can bo rolloved of
thoir cash.
Circulars have boen printed in four
languages nnd distributed broadcast;
local newspapers and resolutions have
hoon sont to tho various boards of
trado west of Fornlo; tho information
bureau has colloctod statistics! and
maps of tho various townsltos nnd "delightful rural" subdivisions which tho Sir,
unotlous vendors of snmo doclaro can
■bo sold for troblo, their original cost
boforo you compjoto tho purchase.
Last Monday a'deputation'wont to
Hosmor and succoodod in Interesting
tho board of trado thoro, tho lattor
body promising to glvo publicity to tho
literature of tho Pernio Hoard and assist In ovory way.
BnquirloB havo boon rocolvoci from
mnny boards of trado nsklng for litem-
turo and particulars and promising to
glvo ovcry nsalBtanco In tho campaign
and got aftor tho "bumB" good and
proper. Jn fact, thoro is ovory prospect that tho Individuals who havo
boon stealing1 tho golden eggs havo
killed thf> iwmsn."
Tho bureau has collected a wholo
lot of information, and many cruel
cases of impudont fraud havo been
bared. ,
Most of tho pooplo who havo pur-
chased thoso worthless lots do not
i     rorn tf* t,(*i,i(iT\inrt their pre'!'"***!!!.'* "'■J'1
naturally refrain from laying information, but wo have secured substantial
evidence, and with tho oxeeptlon of
withholding1 tho namou and numbers
of lots and block, wo publish tho fol-
lowing, which should glvo tho public
somo idea of tho valuo of real estate
tbat has beon Bold in this town:
the town limits.' They are assessed
at $25.00 each. Just what their value.
Is It Is hard to eay. In a FEW
YEARS they may be really worth $1B0,
or eo each) but at present I doubt If
they would bring more than $25.00 at
a forced sale In this town, as no resident of Athabasca'Landing buys Iota
a rnllo and a half from town, as these
aro." *'*■■.''■'
« Yours truly,
6. R. FARQUHAR80N.
Secretary-Treasurer,
'knocking at our vory door." Fancy,
we havo within twenty miles of us
a town the Importance of which we
have not begun to grasp—ELKO!
Now, the noxt tlmo you go to this
thriving and prosperous city you will,
no doubt, be able to gather further details from tho "Elko Daily Tribune."
Sylvia is free again
LONDON, July 13.—Sylvia Rank-
jMirst wa0 released from Holloway jail
knight a* the result of her hunger
•"Hrlke.'Miss 'pankhurat was sentenced
^ threo months' imprisonment on
•f>Uy 8 tor incitement to commit disor-
'ltsrs ou June 29, when she led a mob
*<*> Downing street to attack the off!-
<%! residences of tho ministers.
City
DEVELOPMENT AT ELKO
Railway Centre and Important
Shipping Point
DEPARTMENT OF MUNICIPAL AF-
FAIR8
EDMONTON, ALTA.
July 15th, 1913.
In reply to your letter of 7th Inst., I
may*say .that we cannot give you valuation .of south-east quarter of 15.66-22
went 4th. Thia property hae not been
aaaeited aocordlno to value but at a
flat rate of 25o per lot.
Your obedient servant,
(8d.) John Parrle,
Deputy Minister,
F, C, DuBoll, Esq.,
Vice President,
Board of Trade,
Pernla, D. O.
The Municipality of the Town of Athabasca Landing, Afbertii
Dfiflf*    fllf juiiIt
Lota — and — Connaught Park An-
nex, Athabasca Landing.
The above Iota ar« on our assess-
want roll in »h# rwm* of , bttlrtQ
In tha achool district, although outside
Tho abovo property has boon sold
In Fornlo as Connaught Park Annox
for $100 and up.
This Is another Instance and this
irom Alooso Jaw ot iota bolng sohi
libra hy a aynHlcaU for $175 to $2W..
Tho ownor of thia property on nccount
of Ub proximity to Moose Jaw has valued it at $100 por aoro (it helng nt
prosont a flno wheat field) as farm
land, As a real estate proposition, its
valuo 1« nbout |S00 por nre, Thero
npponra to bo no possibility of Retting wator thoro within tho noxt 50
years, .
Tho comment that NO RESIDENT
OF ATHATIA80A LANDING PUR-
CHASRS LOTS A MTLB AND A
HALF FROM TUB TOWN Booms to
stiwrest thnt thft onlv possible place
t(| dlnpoBo of theso "valuable nssots"
1b whoro tho purchaser will not havo
an opportunity of knowing what ho h
buylnff. And this is Just tlio point
that wo maintain: If thoso propositions are so valuable, why in tho namo
of common son so hnvo tlmy to peddle
'em hore?  Woll, tho first reason is:
" Tho Increasing importance of Elko,
B. C„ as a railway contra and initial
shipping point is indicated in a ro-
contly published Btatum ent outlining
tho situation tlmt is being 'developed
at present and prospective construe
tion work, Elko Ib now served by tho
Crow'B Nest branch of the C. P. R.,
and by the Great Northern which In-
torseots tho C. P. II. at this point,
In addition, it Is Bhown that Elko Is
Uio southern tormlnns of tho Kootenay
Central Railway which is now undor
construction from Elko to Goldon,
whilo at tho Bamo tlmo being a June
tlonnl point on tho C, P. It, with
Its Waldo * branch south, tho bxton-
Blon of which lino will develop tho territory south and southwest of Elko,
•Still othor projootod linos, notably
thoso of the O.-P.'R. and tho Orand
Trunk system in other parts of
Bouthorn British Columbia, will tap
tho extensive timber nnd mineral tor-
rltorlea adjacent to the Elko dlBtrlct,
boBldoB affording all necessary shipping facilities vo fruit growers nt ihla
point. Tho construction of linos already routed and Burvcyed by Uio
transcontinental companion Is rognrd-
od here as ft practical certainty for tho(
I    There Is lust thia much about It.'
Real OBtoto is tho moat flagrant form
of Rambling and skinning that forms
part of the present day system, but if
peoplo must gamble, then   tho   host
thing to do Ib to mako sure that thoro
, i,,     .   i*   "   * *.   . * ..    '
.,1   fclJU.*Cl...>h   ti.   *v"'0      l-V***..      «*'->'"*•   '■uii   wt"
llevo that if ovcry Individual who con-
templates purchasing real estate
would tako ndvantogo of tho free Information hiiroau that tho Doard of
Trade has opened boforo purcha»lnK;
or ovon If those who aro purchasing
on tho ngrrtomint plan would consult
tho huroau boforo making another pay-
ment (nnii pnj' dny in horo nffiln*
don't forgot) that thoy would obtain
somo vory valuable data that would
guide them in thoir speculations.
Frantic efforts will be mado to (rot,
I ft payments this pay day, and rebates
have already boon, offered to purchase
era tar premmt. pay meat—hut *lu Um
beforo the coronor, Mr. Wilkes, at 3
o'clock, The Jury was composed of tho
following: R. Hillsborough (foreman),
E. English, Thos, Uoaver, Roc McFe-
gan, W. Adams, J. II. Wilson.
Inspector Evuu Evans nnd Supeiln*.
tondont Shanks   woro   present.   Tho
first witness called was Sam Marasco,
partnor of the deceased, who said tliat
shortly after 7 o'clock wo had loaded
our car and were waiting for ear to bo
taken out; docoasod nBleed mo to go in
Ralph Auselmo's for some clay, as we
had none to tamp the holo which do.
coaaod had bored,  Oust  thon   Ralph
enmo Into our room and Bald thoro was j
lots of clay at Uio bottom of No. i I
room. Doccnsed told mo to go and got
a hnff.   I had only gono a fow stops
whon I hoard a fall of coal.   I wont
back and colled deceased but got no
answor.   I then wont and found him
on tho right corner of tho bench on his
stomach,  Ralph arid I plckod him up
and carried him to tho lovol; ho ap.
poarod to bo unconscious for flvo or
bIx mlnutoB. Wo rovlvod him with wa-
tor and ho complained of pain In tho
Btomnch,  The flro boss fixed him up a
bit nnd wo took him out of thc mino to
tho doctor, \yho wo found In tho wn*h.
LORDS REJECT HOME RULE
Following Is the text of Judgment
handed down by His Honor Justice
Murphy In this case:
In the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Culshaw vs. Crows Nest Pass Coal
Co.
Iii this case I have some difficulty in
determining just what are the findings
of fact made by the learned Arbitrator.
He states first "Had the snow slide
been occaslor-ed by normal causes
there is no doubt but that I could assume' and would assume that the de-
•ceased came to his death by accident
arising out of and in the course of liis
employment." In other"words he would
have made an award in applicant's favor. Then he concludes bis findings
"the question before me and upon
which-the whole case turns is 'Was
the shelter in which the man stood
and where he had a perfect right to be
at the time in the course of his employment so situated that persons
standing therein ran a peculiar risk
from snow slides?' I would hold if
the matter were before me for a final
hearing that persons within the shelter ran no special risk from an ordinary snow slide occasioned by abnormal conditions of weather, and I would
therefore dismiss the application.
■Apparently therefore tne learned Arbitrator has directed himself that as a
matter of law, because the snow slidu
was not occasioned, by "normal causes" but by "abnormal, conditions   of
weather" therefore he was bound to
dismiss the application.   I. think this
nn orrnr.    Tlia'P.agp.rpliPrlinpnTi,—war—
ner v. Couchman.80 Q.J.K-B. 526, has
been before the House of Lords 81 Q.
=J.K."B'r"45"and_lhe decision sustainpd
on the~ express ground that a finding
of fact had heen made that the man
was not specially affected by the severity of the weather by reason of his
employment Lord Lorebom cites with
approval Lord Justice Fletcher Moul-
ton as follows: "It is true when we
deal with the effect of natural causes
affecting a considerable area Buch as
severe weather, we are entitled and
bound to consider whether the accident arose out of the employment or
was merely a consequence of the severity of the weather to which persons in tho locality and whether so
employed or not were, equally liable.
If It is tho latter it docs not arise out
of the employment, because tho man Is
not specially affectod by the severity
of the weather hy reasoa of his employment."   If the learned Arbitrator
had made a straight flndiug that do-
ceased was not specially affected by
reason of his employment by the abnormal weather occasioning the snow
slide, that would be, I think, a finding
of fact with which I could not Interfere. He has found, that the cause of
the accident was a snow slide and that
had it been occasioned by normal
causes the applicant should succeed.
He could only succeed, I take It, because he would be specially affected
by reason of his employment, that is
exposed to extra hazard because he
was at the work where lie was. How
that position of affairs can be altered
by the snow slide being caused by abnormal conditions of weather I fail to
see, since the governing factor is the
special exposure which Mould be as
operative in the second instance as in
the first. I would remit the case stated to the learned Arbitrator, with a direction io find for the appellant.
ALL DANGER OF
STRIKE AVERTED
Congress Hurries Newlands Bill to
Enactment — President Will Sign
Measure Before Night—No Compulsion to Labor by Injunction.
1/ONbON, July 17.—A motion for
^e f'Copd rea.1i.iR of the lcmo rule
,Jil| in frokin'l was defesvvlin the
frouse Of. lords tMv ovonln? by a vote
°t wi to C-I, The motion or Lori
^unsdowno, the leader of the opposition Jn tho upper house, which dc
cUrcd "that the h'-Jiiso doeiiaus to pro
cVd.witji the ijoiis.deration of tho bill
!,\ul U nas be'-:! suhmlttcl to tlio
jhdgmont of the country," was adpot-
WASHINGTON, July 15—All danger of a 'strike of upwards of 80,000
eastern railroad trainmen and conductors was averted today by the agreement of majority and minority leaders
of tbe house to suspond other business
and pass a perfected amendment, to
the Erdman arbitration act authoria-
*ing~federa"l mediation commission to
settle all such labor disputes.
The houso judiciary committee met
early in the day, prepared to report
favorably the Newlands amendment
with minor changes. The Clayton
amendment will be pigeon-holed. The
perfected measure will be passed this
afternoon and signed before night by
President Wilson. '    • •
Erie Causes- Complications
,■ NEW YORK, July 17.--The status of
the Eric Railway may be the first
question demanding solution when proceedings aro started today under tho
proposed Newlands law looking to tho
arbitration of tho demands of thc conductors and trainmen ngninHt the eastern railroads. Erie officials said
again today that they refused to bo a
party to any arbitration, and tho union
officials contend thnt no road cnn ho
dealt with Individually. This might
deadlock tho proceedings unless ono
or othor modified Its stand or somo
compromise woro reached.
Crothers Fails to
Settle Island Strike
houso,
Tlio next wltnosB called waB Ralph
AnBolmo who corroborated tho ovl,
tlonco of tho previous witness and Bald
I was standing facing tho hohch whon
I.saw tho,coal falling forward. Po.
ennsod wna thon on tho bench ualnj^
his pick. I ran back till tho coal fell,
then v.'rr.l nr.d fc'Jtiil '?c*c.r.;c:'! T Wv..i,
fnr thn flm boun, Ifnvtnpr \ffirnxro with
docoasod. I found Bprags among the
con!, about :i or f >2 foot long.
Carmlchel Macnoy, fire ho»8 No. R
mino, noxt gavo ovldonco, hut nothing
naw wbb forthcoming uh ho did not
hwi tne phice tietorn ihB iitc.HUiiii. una
tho doconBOd had boon movod 500 foot
boforo ho got there. Tho opinion of
tho wJtnoBB was thnt tho conl ha,}
smaahod over tho oprngfl, and that the
fnll wn« caused through an old Blip or
hronlf.
After th<i ovMtr.cc had hum con-
sldorod nnd a report from the doctor
JONES & KNIGHT
TAKE ANOTHER TILT
MEDW-rtJB"HAT, July 12,-An at-
^mpt to disrupt tho Alborta Fedora-
^t>n of i>abor and form another com-
J'MstnB tH° throo pralrio provinces and
Jl attack on tho offloorfl of the
^deration during tho past year foatur-
H Uio'niornlnK'B soBHion of the con-
Attrition, At tlmoB tho nlr was electric,
% tho offlcors woro uphold and the
Adoration vnm saved from sudden
''oath, 'fhe plot wan conceived nnd
U^rnnB )i, tho fonr dologatOH from
WilmontoJi. lod by Jo», Knight, who
%» Socialist opponent of President
^noB in the provincial clocllon in
J'Othbrhiffo a fow months ngo, Knight
Mlogod thnt tho npathy shown by thn
Wombe^ of tho executive and of the
^tyantaatlon convention of Inst yoar
,v*a» duo to tho action of the loading
Wombot-g of tho oxocutlvo.   Iio movod
Minister's  Intervention   In   Nanaimo
Labor Trouble Futile
VANCOUVER, J}, C„ July 17.—Mon.
T. W. Crothers, Canadian minister of
labor, has returned from Nanaimo,
having boon unsuccessful in assisting
a settlement of tho coal mlnorB' strike
on Vancouver Islnnd, Iia intimated
that ho could not officially Interfere,
as tho only question at issuo Is tho
recognition of tho Unltod Mine Work-
oni of America,
Hon. T. W. Ch'otborB appears to have
boon unsuccessful*In,h'U.pftort,to settle strike, nnd according to pram i!os>
patches hns intimated that ho could
not officially, Interfere;' mi tho only
question nt Issue Is the recognition of
tlm 11. M. W. of A.
In othor words: Whilo tho minister
sons absolutely no reason why capital-
iHts Hhould not combine in tlio Internal
of capital," ho boob ovorv reason why
tho mine workera should combine to
protect* labor. Thin condition of nt
falr« l« not new to,tlio workor.
Having   regard "to   the" Blnlnmont
mado by operators prior tn mliilwcor'*
visit: rul'-pi nlmiNKt wond-"-t» thnt iht* hxl*
*lat tn*o federation Uo dissolved and j tor troubled to travel to the rannt ;>t
X',t.l ii  t'J.'J-V.'Wlii'.'iJ lit! Iiti,ll,i.il  i*l  iHVf-tX-li
ttj orgaqjjco a federation to liirlude tho
**\reo Prill1"!0 provinces, wich organ!-
Zi*.tlon mooting to ho called a year
J'unco. Jlo was supported by his col-
J°ngu<?* from thn rnnltnl. hut. nn r>!h.
l'As, Tho officer*, I'rcsM.-ni. Jemefl »"d
^igllBh, Bfioko on th(vir own dr-fonce,
whllo >if)BBrs. nollamy and Unify and
^lom Rttfbbs, ox-presldflnt of th" tl. M.
VV, of A,, nlso spoke championing *' * * *
^ubo of tho loaders. The vo.d s**b(W-
H that tlio Edmonton men w<:iv filono.
^hlght'n chief cause of criticinu of tK*
fi*Vncutiv<! rose from tho fart tint I'r-M-
,\
h.xV.
at   Furuifl   had
found ns follows:
"Wo find ■ tlint Dominic AttoHnr*,
camo to liis' d..>;i«h in Pernio hospital
oa the mornlnp of July 10, 1913, from
Internal horim»rrh.w. caused by belnj?
caught In fall at ™»l <n No. 11 room.
No. 4 lo**-.! -'■* \iAA**-> ^(»- *» mln«, <!<w<
uii. Uuu (iitiig, howov.fr, id vnry evident, that Uio oporatoru imve proivd
thnt■thpy'urn more powerful Own <H<V
governm-nnt and nre nhlo to hand oven
the minister of lnhor his "tnivollor"
Wlir.n Tin 'itfnrHt**,>-i in ovnri'"r, ■,. •• *• *
dilatory powors.
Still, and morft }•(mar'tablo (!) !1k3>
donors of government minlfltorn wli!
ho pormlttml to employ Asiatic labor,
contravono tho Mino Regulations AH*
arid attempt to Rt.nrvo am white mnn
Into stibroliBlon—riM nil In fills ctmrt-
(hih, prosperous, "white ll. C," HhouM
tho "white T», C" WM th*y will '»"
prnmsuly cliibbM Ar 'iU<>(1-arid th!*
Kr nomination for tho- logW.iMr.' in j tlm1* In the namo of "U'v and order."
read, Uiu Jury jhlont ,«lof-«m nccopttnl tne Ijiln-nl I
,il- j
words of th<* ditty "Oh, bo caroful!" Crock, on July '*'h at about 120 p,m." p'Hdge !f«rn!d
i*\*t, lost eloetlon, II•> aim
%crc»tnrj' Kngllsh with tryin:'
<*• aahirjr out of his position. 1
H iht'tm «!«"> for thf*- frdl'sr
United farmers ta o«wjp«»ratr
^llnlft ifHh  tho  frdcrrt'.On
•«'! Hut yea'vn h-card It ?i>-tir.> and
•vvcrk | know It—why profon? ttso apony!
yor
■;*U\.
i}:**
.. 'Jit.
,.''h-
Thf«r« spi»*ftiir«, howonr, tn ho n lit-
lift different* t>f (ijiiT,](,'i '*--*i nirnnjff
Hit* enpitHiint* nn tht* frVcvinr '"*'»
show:
Cofil StHkfi Tying 1'p Shipping Tforo
—Nanaimo Pilots Havo Nothing To
Do; Sound I3unkerB Aro Now Reaping
Big HiirvoBt,
So badly have tho conl.,strikes* at the
oast coast '.nines domorail*cd the ship-
ping buslnoss that tho Nanaimo plb's
have practically'beon forced to quit,
and thoy havo tied up tht-lr pilot ina:,
Tho Conl City Is niHurolly suffering
tho greatest lour, an v, result ot tho,
tie-up, but VIctorln'B shipping is now
being affected and Vancouver's marine Is nltio fouling tho effects of tho
Btrlko, ■       ' ••..
Shippers declare.Mint-unless an am-
Icahlo Hottloment Ih brought about Immediately botwoon the irihora and tho
mine operators, It will bo Impossible
to.forson the ultimata conditions, but
thoy four that the fthlpplng.of Rritlah
Columbia may ho paralyzed, The gro:it
fleet of tramp stonmshlpH which onco
visited Nnnnlmo fo fill thoir hiinkor«
with tho finest conl that onn ho oh-
trtlnoil on tho Pacific mint, no longir
como to Ilrltlsh Columbln, hut proceed
lo tlio Sound, whoro conl of it vory Inferior finality Ih purchased.
Sound Cannot Compeio
Tho   I'u'got Sound,,hunkers citnnot
rnitirt^it*    .-"',    n,      v.,.       ••*,;•   '* '„ *,,'.
mines, nwlnr to tho prmr <ini,tr of
black dlnmondH w.lilch thoy supply.
Tho master of nvor^stoaniahlp which
ha« <o inV^-'fori! "on" this XnU ni the
l'aclflc pn-'foru to hunker at Nanaimo
or Comox riillior tlmn g.i ti Sffittlo or
r  ,.-:L. a:, ;:.. ; *.:.* x*a.
mines' the hunker owner* on Iho
Sound nro reaping b!g harvest.   On a
(■•.oiin-r basis i\m hitukiirf m-ross the
Sound eannot compete with Vuncanver
lifiuiid mines,
Shipping men here hope that  tho
r'tv •">.,:i'*-' ui!! fir!ni.- '»> i'i' a ■'.•'ft:*-
mont before ions, in order to provont
,-i )'..r'"t-i! t!f>-ttr> fit Hlid'ipfnf it I*
w-anii.tf a ln.--» t.f hntidrods of t'mti-
mwiltt «f dollars to;Ihis province. Victor'.:', haa noi had such light wi t X*, of
shipplua; In years a* thone f\ti>.»rl>"'.iee.l
In thn last fe-.v months. It ■■* umler-
*too*l that th<*- iVuiadlfttj-Aus'r'i'i.tn
ho.af.-r.tvH: go ta iVx ro'ir.d to AA
their hunker coah—Thc Colonist, Vic-
Jpria. .. PAGE TWO
THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B. C, JULY 19, 1913
B. C.
Mining
Examinations
Question set Candidate for B. C. Papers
FIRST-CLASS CERTIFICATES
■MINING ACT AND RULES
Tuesday, May 27th, 19913.     Time:
9  am.   to  12.30  p.m.      Seventy  per
cent required.
1. What are the duties of the
manager specified by the Act aud
Special Rules? 10
2. "What does the Act say in reference to inquiries into the competency of mine officials? 10
3. (What does the Act state In reference to the eight hour law, and
what are the exemptions? 10
4. What are the duties of (a) Overman, (b) FMreboss, (c) Shotlighter, as
provided in the Special Rules?       10
i"). What do the General Rules state
ns to the use of explosives and blasting? 10
6. What do the General Rules
state in reference to-ventilation?     10
7. What aro the provisions of the
in reference to payment of workmen?
10
8. What do the General Rules state
in reference to (a) manholes, (b)
signalling? 10
il. State the requirements of the
General and Special Rules as to the
use of safety lamps. 10
' •   10.   What does the Act state in reference to shafts and outlets? 10
MINE GAS 138
Tuesday, May 27th, 1913.      Time:
2 to 5.30 p.m.     Seventy per cent required.
1. Name and describe the various
gases found in coal mines. Give their
symbols,. specific gravities, and their
general  characteristics. 15
2. State the conditions under
which mine explosions are most frequently produced. (b) In what way
do various kinds of coal dust influence
the character of an explosion?       12
3. If the specific gravity of marsh
gas at. a temperature of 00 dogs. Pahr.
barometer 30 inches, is 0.559, what
will 100 cubic feet of it weigh?       10
4. Explain the law of diffusion' of
gases, and its effect on their behaviour in mines. Give -mie and example showing how to find, the comparative velocity of the diffusion of
the different gases. '  12
5. What is the highest- percentage
of explosive gas in which you diem it
safe to carry on blasting operaVons
in the mine? 3
6. (a) How many feet of air should
be mixed with  1   cubic foot of  fire-
 damn_t.o_render_i.t_ harmless?     What
per cent of firedamp is most dangerous? 10
7. In a mine giving off 2,500 cubic
feet of marsh gas per minute, the volume of air entering tho intake opening is 4,500,00 cubic feet per hour;
what is the percentage of gas in the
return current? Would you consider
this percentage of gas dangerous?   10
8. What constitutes fire-damp; and
what gaseous mixtures does it include?    " 6
9. Is coal dust explosive? If'so,
where are explosions from coal dust
most apt to occur? What weight of
coal dust In the air makes ^n explosive mixture? What weight of dust
and what percentage of marsh gas
will make an explosive mixture?,
What means have beffn proposed' to
remove coal dust from air? What
method has been found most successful for purging the air of coal dust?
Is It bost to prevent,, the suspension
of coal dust in tho air or to remove
tho.dust after It has boon suspended?
12
10, How would you proceed to look
for uiul detect oxplosivo gas in rnlnos?
Also state t.he manner hy which you
could detect, other dangers while making nu examination, and thc precautions you would use to prevent accl-
dontfl from those dangers, 10
nent types of centrifugal ventilators
now in use? (d) In what two wajs
do centrifugal fans work?, (ej What
can you say of the relative efficiencies of these two modes o.f action?   12
2. (a) What is the effect of the
spiral casing surrounding the circumference of a ventilating fan? (b)
What is the .purpose "of the evasee
chimney? 8
3. If the anemometer records a
velocity of 800 feet per minute in the
intake airway of a mine where the sectional area measures S feet x 10 feet
and the thermometer shows a temperature of 32 degs. Fahr., what
should be the volume of air passing
in this same airway per minute at a
point where the temperature has risen to 60 degs. Fahr.? 10
4. (a) What are similar figures?
(b) Define the co-efficient of friction
as used in mine ventilation. (c) Define power and work. .   6
5. The ventilation required in a
certain mine is:
■Split A, 0 feet x 9 feet, S.OOO feet
long, 40,000 cubic feet per minute.
Split B, 5 feet x 8 feet, 0,000 feet
long, 40,000 cubic fceet per minute.
Split C, 9 feet x 9 feet, S,000 feeet
long, 10,000 cubic feet per minute.
Split D, 0 feet x 8 feet.10,000 feet
long, 30,000 cubic feet per minute.
In which of these splits should regulators be placer to accomplish the required division of air, and what will
be the mine pressure? 20
6. What are the important factors
necessary to ensure good ventilation
at the face of the mine, and not get
too high a water-gauge, provided that
the quantity entering the mine is fully
adequate? 8
7. Find the rubbing surface of
three airways each 6,000 feet long and
all having the same sectional area,
75 square feet. The form of the
three sections are as follows: The
first, A, is rectangular, 5 feet high,
and 15 feet wide; the second, B, is
square;-and the third, C is circular,
<■   8
8. If the velocity of an air-curreut
is 4 feet per second and it is required
to increase it to 8 feet per second,
what will be tho ratio of increase in
power? ■ IU
9. (a) Describe the water-gauge
and the manner of using it for determining the ventilating-pressure in a
mine, (b) Describe the anemometer
and manner of using it, stating also'
-whatnprecauUons—aro-rfieoessar-y—in
order to obtain an average velocity
for tho. entire area of the airway. x7
10. Ventilate plan given, using conventional signs. 20
3. In what time can an engine of
40 effective liorse-power pump 4,000
cubic feet of water from a depth of 360
feet? '     " 10
4. From a shait 650 feet deep it is
desired to hoist 1,200 tons of coal in
eight hours; the engine is 20 inches x
36 inches, first motion, and is run so
as to give an average speed of 1,600
feet per minute: what steam pressure will be required; and what weight
of coal should a car contain? 15
5. (a) Name the two kinds of compression and explain the difference between them: (b) When compressed
air containing moisture is expanded,
what is liable to occur to interfere
with the operation of the machinery?
(c) What is the effect of clearance in
an air-compressor cylinder? (d) Why
is intercooling necessary in compound-
compression? (e) G-ive some of the
advantages of multiple-stage compres
tages of multiple stage compression?
sion? (f) Why are heavy fly-wheels
necessary on straight-line air-compressors? ■ "15
6. (a) What do you think is the
safest and most convenient way of
fastening a 'hoisting-rope to a drum?
(b) How would you fasten the hoisting rope to the cage? (c) Give the
breaking-strain of a 9-16 inch crucible
cast-steel hoisting rope six strands of
nineteen, wires each; also state the
safe working load. 12
7. Do you consider electricity as
a motive power or lighting power
dangerous in mines producing explosive gas? Give reasons for your answer. 8
8. Determine tho approximate dimensions of a single-cylinder non-condensing engine to furnish 65 actual
horse-power. ■  8
thus blocked, as was an increase of
coal supply, and development of the
section in which it was proposed to
operate. If such owners of coal and
other lands were pretty steeply taxed
on the valuations they put on their
property^ this skin game would soon
end.   , And it should be stopped.
This is not the only instance we
know of where the same kind of thing
has been done,t and legitimate development enterprises kept out of the
Province. Coal lands are usually held
at excessive valuations when the amount of capital required to develop and
equip coal mines, and the generally unprofitable character of the enterprise
under existing conditions, are taken
into consideration.—Mining and En-
gieering Record B. C..
A Gauge For
Poisonous Gases
The trade union movement in Italy
ls up against a.hard fight. A syndicalistic faction has cut into the bona fide
labor federation quite seriously, the
membership of the latter having dropped from 365,000 to 321,000, while at
the same time the employers have organized strong associations and adopted 'an aggressive and hostile policy.
The syndicalists are dominated by anarchists and refuse to make known the
membership of their organization.
MINE   SURVEYING   &   LEVELLING
Thursday, May ZDth, 1913.     Time:
2 to 5.30 p.m.     Fifty per   cent   required.
1. (a) What is a transit? (b)
State the advantages which the transit
has over the vernier compass. (c)
What kind cf a vernier is used on the
transit? 8
2. Calculate the latitudes and departures for the following courses:—
The farmers' and lumber workers'
unious of Australia have been combined industrial is making rapid progress in that country.
; An old age pension and disability
law has passed in Sweden. The Socialists in Parliament and the unions have
worked for years for the measure.
A gauge that will show the presence of poisonous gas in the atmosphere by as much as th'e proportion
of one to ten thousand has been invented by a Frenchman'named Guasco
who has named it the "toximeter." It
is described in La Nature by G. Chal-
mares, who notes that it is particularly intended' to give warning of the
presence of carbonous oxide-gas;'otherwise called carbbn monoxide—the gas
that burns with a' blue flame in a
freshly made fire of anthracite coal.
The greatest care, Mr. Chalmares remarks, must be taken in the Installar-
tion of a heating or lighting plant
to avoid the production of this sub-
tance.     ,
As translated for The Literary Digest, Mr. Chalmares writes:
"Other gases, such as carhuretted
hydrogen and acetylene, happily betray their presence by their odor long
before a fatal dose is reached.
"It is not so with carbonmonoxide
which has no odor and is very poisonous, even in very slight quantities.
For this reason many attempts have
been made to discover means to make
Its presence known in air intended
for respiration before fatal consequences have been reached. Chemical
reactions have generally been employed—a delicate process sometimes
too sensitive and necessitating manipulations which, although • simple
enough^can not always be performed.
"Mr. Guasco has conceived the idea
of utilizing the property possessed hy
platinum sponge of becoming rapidly
heated in the .presence of carbon
monoxide, which it absorbs in large
quantities. This property has been
practically utilized, for several years
for lighting gas-jets, and for a long
time past in the hydrogen briquet
"He has thus invented a device necessitating no "manipulation. It is
formed of a Leslies differential thermometer, which, as is well known, is
a U tube ending in two bulbs full of
air; a mercury column oi a section of
colored liquid is displaced in the tube
at the slightest difference of temperature between the two bulbs. Mr.
Gusco fastens to one of the bulbs ten
pastilles of .platinum sponge; the corresponding' side of the tube is covered
and the other branch is graduated.
When the apparatus is in a medium
co a medium containing carbon monoxide there is a difference of temperature shown almost Instantly by a
movement of the column, which ' is
greater and more rapid the more of
the poisonous gas there is in the atmosphere. Evidently other gases, illuminating gas for instance, will have
the same action, but they will also be->
tray themselves by their odor. It is
thus for carbon monoxide that the ih- ■
dications of the toximeter wilP be
valuable. The French Inspector-General of Mines lias presented the device to the Academy of Sciences after
having experimented with it successfully.
"On his part, Mr. Guasco has made
numerous experiments, from which he
finds that the movement'of the gauge
in the U tube is about half an inch
for the proportion ot 1-1,000 of carbon
monoxide, which makes it possible to
use graduations that will show 1-10,000
of the toxic gas.
"In a special model the inventor has
mercury for the indicating column and
has .placed a platinum, contact-point in
the tube. This closes an.electric circuit and operates either a, bell or an
incandescent lamp, thus giving notice, •
even at a distance, by sonorous or luminous signal ,that there is danger
from the abnormal presence of poisonous gas.". -"   .      ' .
The Workers' Union of England,
composed of unskilled and general laborers, which was originally organized
by Tom Mann, Is forging to tho front
in a rapid manner. For several years
the union remained in a dormant condition, with a membership around 10,-
000. Then Its ; general * secretary,
Charles Duncan, was elected as a Labor member to- Parliament and a systematic campaign of publicity was also undertaken, with tho result that the
membership began to increase in
jumps until now it is over 40,000 and
still going up.
r
1—2
N.
35 degs 100 ft. 13.
2—3
N.
S3 degs 30 ft. E.
3—4
S.
57 degs 00 ft. E.
4—5
S.
n clegs 15 tt. W.
5—1
N.
56 degs 30 ft. W.
VENTILATION
Wpdnf'Whv, May 28th, 1913, T-nm:
\, n.m. ti 12.no p.m. • Seventy por
cimi lpqmi'i.l.
1. (») iVhal do you understand by
n n.i!«!h,in!cnl vontlhilor? (h) Million Homo examples of hhcIi vontiln-
torH,     (c) Whnt uro tlio most pro ml-
!H
Aro your feet* hot,
soro and blistered?
If so, try Zam Buk.
As soon as
Zam-Buk is applied
lit cools nnd soothes
injured smarting
skin and tissue.
Its rich, refined
herbal   essences
penetrate the skin;
its antiseptic properties prevent all
(iiiuxvr oi fc&teriiig*
or mllammiiiloii
from cuts or sores;
•nd lu healing  «u*ncei
fcuild up new healthy tksu*.
, For itingi, sunburn, cuts,
burnt, bruuos, ctc—Jujt <u
i**&**a*v*«,
L Mothtrt (bid It invaloaMa for
baty'i torMl
■*.——IWIIU'IWIW   I  i l-a,
M DnvfiUt anil Storai-tOc hot
GENERAL WORK
Wednesday, May 28th, 1913.   Time:
2 to 5.30 p.m.   . Fifty per cent required
1. (a) Describe the various methods of timbering slopes,, levels and
rooms. (b) How would you notch
the timbers for the lining of a shaft,
and what advantage is gained by
notching them In this way? 12
2. DeBcribo the structure "of , the
safety-lamp, and show on ■ what principles Its safety depends. Under what
conditions does it becorao unsafe?
What effect, if any, do high velocities
of nlr-current have on it? 10
3. What will be the difference In
strength of two pltch-plno timbers
each 0 feet long and supported at both
ends, the ono being 10 inches x 10
Inches, and tho other 8 Inches x 12
Inches, placed on edge? 10
4. Glvo a description of Iho Draeg-
er helmet and what It Is used for; and
slate how you would organism, a party to enter n mine aftor an explosion.
10
r>. A gravity-piano lnclino has n
grade of 10 per cent.; It Is 2,500 feet In
length, nnd tho ropo attached to the
empty curs at tho foot of the lnclino
weighs 4,200 lh.; a loaded car weighs
1,000 lh. and nn empty ono 1,800 lb.:
whnt Ih Iho number of cars that, mum
bo run ln n train to overcome thn re
slHtnnce of tho ropo nt the start of thn
run? ' I'-
(5, (n) Whnt kind of a mining nm-
chilli) is bu:.t siilti'il for working .-.I'luiu
of conl containing conHldornhlr. nm-
omits of Iron-pyrites nnd lmvln-tr rolls
In tho bottom? (h) What rest rids
tho hIzo nnd weight of mining much-
liit'H? (c) What, nro the dangers attached to nin.'hliie-mliilng, nnd how
would yon guard .-igiilnst tluuii?        10
7. A wpiarn field of ill',Inn mumm
yards In nrea ovhi'H'-h u h.-iiiii nf conl
■I feet thick, pitching nt nn nnulo of
1 foot wrticnl in 15 I'od horizontal;
whnt Is tho total weight of coal In
tho field, Its specific' gravity bolng
1.287 12
8, Show clearly, hy moans of
sketches, this two common methods
of working a coalfield, giving thn conditions favorable to or requiring tho
application of .oach of Hiobo methods.
10
fl.   In, enso of a annnosso occurring in
tx mini) under your charge, at; what
stiige of its profsross would yoii con-
BilltT JOUrBell JUaUllcU lit feUlppiiiK "j<-
eriilJt.Jia 'ami' wllhilrn'^vlnj; the workmen? 6
10. iDoscrlho In detail tho development nnd gonoral nrrangomontu you
would expect to find nt a lnrgo gaso*'
oujushnft mine In full opcrtitlnn, the
samo being operated on modern scientific principles and according to law,
10
Station Bearing' Distance
1—2 S. 40 degs 30 ft. B. 207.6 ft
2—3 s. 74 degs 31 ft. E. 309.5 ft.
3_4 N. 33 degs 15 ft. E. 1S8.0 ft.
4—5 N. 56 degs 00 ft. W 276.0 ft.
5—6       Due West. 213.5 ft.
6—1      S. 51 degs 54 ft. W     139.3 ft
From the total latitudes and total
departure, determine the bearing from'
Station 1 to Station 3. 20
3. Plat hy bearings the following
survev ancl take out the area:
270 fi\
J 29 n.
22?. ft.
355 ft.
322 ft.
20
4. Give several methods of. carrying a survey into a mine., and cxnlain
fully the one in which one shaft and
f our~phimb-Hnes~are- used: 10-
5. Two drill-holes one mile apart
are put down to a soam of coal; the
depth of the first is 634 feet and that,
of the second S50 feet; the surface of
the former, is 25 feet above the top
of the latter; what, is the inclination
of the coal seam between the two
points, measured in inches per yard?
10
6. (a) Given a gangway driven due
north and the chambers turned off on
a course N. 75 degs. W., so that there
will be 50 feet between centres, what Is
the distance on the gangway centre
lines? (b) If the course of the gangway Is changed to N. 20 degs. W. 20
feet Inside of the centre line, of a
chamber, what will be tho distance on
the course of the gangway between
the centre lines of the chamber?     15
7. Fill in the following notes from
a level-book: ,
plus 50
3.42
ft.
0.71
ft.
4.70
ft.
1.2G
ft.
11.94
ft.
10.27
ft.
4.88
6.2i
1.83
8.00
0.C0
2,23
"" 20
1 Inch
10
Draw a profile 100 feet to
horizontal nml 10 feot vortical
S.   Give tho  cl.fforont adlustmonts
of tho level and explain each fully.   10
'am Buk
.MINING  MACHlNKItY
' Thursday, May 29th, 1913. Tlmo:
9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Fifty por cent,
required.
1. (nl What ls meant hy the home,
power of a holler?- (Ij) Whnt In the
standard horso-power? <c> What is
mrant hy the term lifting mirfnee?
fd) What, portions ni nn ordinary vertical holler nro heating surfaces?     10
1 Find Ihe I .If .P. «1*<h!»pH hy a
to Inch % 18 inch I'tisUu* mrtklncr '.'00
revolutions por minute, The M.K.P.'
I* 4S.4 lb, per squnrp inch, JO
Outrageous Prices
For Coal Lands
While it Ih a innttor of indifference
to the worker whether the enrpor.i-
lions hnvo tho conl lands of this province "granted," or whc>lher they pay
nn oNhorliltiiiu price for ii, or whuthor
thoy steal It, .tlm following, culled Trom
a journal tlmt does not clnlm to be
"published solely In Uio Interests of
lnhor," Is lul cresting,
"One of the curses of lltltlsh Columbia Is tlio manniir In which natural
and olhnr resources nro Hod up by
Hpeciihitors who will neither do anything thoumolves for tho development
of thp resources (hoy control nor nl-
low anybody else to utlllKO.thorn.
Thoro should ho somo moans of
brushing iiHiilo these barnacloti to
progress, cither by .taxation or rn-
Htrictlvo title. <
A Btrlking Instance dovolopod tho
other day near Nnnalmo. Scuttle
capitalists wero negotiating-for a coal
property with a vlow to opening It up.
Tho ownom askod a fair enough tig-
uro to start wun, but us noon ad h
Uitu ucu-iflv*. .hvy j-i>;mdl:ilfd It, nml
doubled tho price. Thia was also accepted, though not without demur at
such unprlnolplod business methods.
Thon tho price was troblod, completely blocking ft deal along the proposed
Uno,
An alternative wan proposed and accepted, and whon it enmo to signing
up these holders of conl lands backed
out of thoir bargain and again, for tho
third tlmo, raised tliolr price, Aftor
somo further negotiations this too was
arranged, whon tho vendors again
bnckod out and wanted still moro.
This time lint buyer* coueluded thuau
ownom did not know what they wanted ;Umt their business methods wero
of the moit unreliable character; and
thnt thoy wanted no more to do with
British Columbia coal land owner* of
lhat ■tamp,    Who will blamo them?
Ths opflnln-jrof ft n«w mine with im
additional employment of labor was
52 Co-Operative Store/ Coleman
Reforming Under New Co-Operative Association Actv
ALL   STOCK  TO   BE SOLD   AT
FACTORY   PRICES   AND   LESS
From July 19th (Payday) to Monday July 28th
Dress Goods
In Great Variety-
TWEEDS, '
 •_sir,T?n.i7,s____':_
-All New
CHILDREN'S DRESSES
Large stock of CHILDREN'S
DRESSES; get ready for School
Opening—
At Less than Half Price
POPLINS,
BROAD CLOTHS,
WHIP CORDS
SATIN   CLOTHS,
25 CENTS OFF DOLLAR
"Black ancl White SHEPHERD'S
CIIECKS-
Regular 30 cents; Sale 25
Regular 45 cents; Sale 35
Regular 60 cents; Sale 50
TWEEDS—very special-
Regular 35 cents; Sale 25
Regular 60 cents; Sale 45
ALL NEW GOODS
THIS SEASON
Ladies'Wear
UNDEARWEAR—all at 25 cents
off the Dollar.
LADIES' SKIRTS
A special lots up to $3.00 regular; going nt   $1,95
DRESSES
Largo assortment and   sizes—
25c. off Dollar.
ALL NEW
WAISTS
Vory speoinl—All now designs
in LA.WN WATSTS; worth ijil'.OO
to $1.50—
Going at CD and .05
LADIES' SWEATERS
1'W only; vogulnr fliJ.nO—
Salo   05
All oilier SWKATIWS—all new
25 cents off Dollar
New House
Furnishings
LADIES' RAINCOATS
All 25 conts off Dollar
All Now floods
Mnild
.HATS
Tho fow roiiinining
Half Prico; All Now.
PRINT & GINGHAM DRESSES
All Now PH1NT nnd Gingham
DltHSSKS—25 cents off Dollar.
LADIES' TAN SHOES
'Every pair of Ladies' TANT
SHOES iii stook Roducod One
Dollar per pair.
COME EARLY AND GET THE
SNAPS 1!I
ALL GOODS FOR CASH
CHILDREN'S HATS
A few CHILDREN'S HATS at
Half Price
CHILDREN'S COATS
All New—25 cents off Dollar
INFANTS' BONNETS
Infants' Silk, Cotton and Straw
Bonnets—
20 Cents Off Dollar
HEAD SHAWLS and
FASCINATORS
You can save One-half on these
—A splendid assortment in all
colors, designs and weaves—All
New.
TRY THIS:
A Real Bargain
Regular 15c. Goods at Less than
10 Oents
7 Yards New Prints,
7 Yards New Stripe Flannelctto
.(yard wide)
7 Yards new Cropc Clolh,
7 Yards new CnNlnuorettc.
7 Yards now Dress Gingham
7 Yards now Wrnpporctto.
f> Yards now Scotch Plaid.'
',V/.. Yards Apron Giughiuu.
52%"Yards, Regular $7.25
All for $5.00
IP you cannot -como to Iho Sloro
send $5.00 and. got, enough goods
lo clotlio a family for a yoar for
Five Dollars, Two pntteriiH of
each lino sent ii! required. \ State
iP light or dark goodH required.
Men's Suits
ALL NEW THIS SEASON
30 Only, MEN'S SUITS; now
stylos, new goods; regular $17.00
lo ifZo.uu—
All ai 513.CD
20 Cents Off Dollar
Late arrival of a car of Nairn's
, Scotch -Linoleums leaves our stock
heavier than it should be.      To'
reduce, and for oue week only,
we offer:
OILCLOTHS 2 yards wide,- regular 50c, at 36c. per sq.. yard.
LINOS,    2   yards wide>regular
;  70c, at 49c. per sq. yard,
. LINO"(Inlaid), regular $1.25, at
95c. per sq. yard.
BEDS
20 Cents Off Dollar
CARPETS
Beautiful WILTON (one only),
9 x 12, regular $40.00; Sale $29.00
Beautiful AXMINSTER (one
only), 9 x 12, regular $29.50;
Sale $21.75.
VELVET PILE (one only) 0 x
32, regular $27.75; Sale $20.00.
All Others 25 Cents off Dollar
STAIR CARPET, rcgulnr 75c
and .00c; on salo 45u. ancl 60c.
STAIR OILCLOTH, regular 25o.;
Sale, 20c.
MATTING, strong (jule); in
Sale COc.
FISHING   TACKLE
All Now—One-third Off
Every kind of Ely used locally
12n to Ss.
TRUNKS and SUIT OASES
20 Oont3 Off Dollar
COME EARLY AND GET THE
SNAPS 1t!
Grocery Specials
Every Day
SPECIAL GROCERY BAR-
GAINS ovory day during Side.
See List in Stores.
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ALL GOODS FOR CASH THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B. C, JULY 19,1913
PAGE THREE
v Why Shouldn't   .;
You Feel Good?
KING'S  HOTEL
V
Too many of us OVERLOOK health
happiness in this world.
We.grow'careless about the.MINOR
ills of life and rarely experience tho
JOY'of living,   ■
Th© average man or woman cannot
conscientiously say lhat he or she
feels FIT and WELL every day in
the, year. Modern methods of living
are against good health—and render
us peculiarly susceptible to Indigestion, Dyspepsia, and Biliousness.
Our stomachs are always bothering
us. Wo grow accustomed to feeling
wretched—but not sufficiently wretched to bother tho doctor.
But thero IS a cure for this wretched feeling. ■ Tako' 15 drops of Mother Seigel's oCurntlvo Syrup. This
great English remedy brings QUICK
relief  to  the  disordered   stomach.
It  restores  the digestive organs  to
normal action  and  keeps them  in  a
healthy condition.     It Is almost purely
■ herbal—Nature's own remedy for sielc
stomachs.
Get. Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup.
Take- it regularly—then not© the improvement in your health,
Prico  $1.00.      Trial   size,   50c.
Por Sale by
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] FERNIE, B. C.
Bar -supplied with  the  best Wines,
liquors and Cigars
DINING ROOM  IN  CONNECTION
W. MILLS,
Prop
Nowhere in the Pass can be
found  In such  a display of
IV! eats
We have the best money
can buy of Beef, Pork, Mutton, Veal, Poultry, Butter,
Eggs, Fish, "Imperaior Hams
and Bacon" l.ard, Sausages.
Weiners and Sauer Kraut.
PHONE OB CALL
Calgary Cattle Go.
Phono 56
Great Northern
o Train for south leaves Fernie at 12.43 p.m.
daily except Sunday, making close connection witli,
through main line trains for all easteni end southern points, through mainline trains lo-Kansas City
and Chicago without change.
Connection with all lake and Atlantic steamship lines.
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Ladles' Fancy Garments a Specialty.   Feathers,
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or dyed and blocked, any style.
PRESSING AND REPAIRING NEATLY DONE
at reasonable prices
Out-of-town work attended to promptly
Ihe WALDORF
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Excellent Cuisine — American and
European Plan — Electric Light —
Hot & Cold Water—Sample Rooms
Rates
$2,00 per Day
WHY
woro tho FIRST PRIZE and tho GOLD MEDAL
at tho Edmonton Exhibition awardod to
SWIFT'S PREMIUM HAMS, BACON, ETC?
Bocauso thoy aro THE BEST ON THE MARKET, that's why.
Buy thorn all tho tlmo at
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8AM GRAHAM, Manigtr PHONE 41
Uselessnessof
Time Agreement
The" question of agreement or no
agreement is brought up by one of our
fellow workers in last weeks issue of
the 'Ledger. J take it for granted
that our fellow worker by referring to
"agreements" means "time agreements," that is an agreement entered
into by a. body of workers with their
employers for a certain period ,say,
two or three years, for a definite wage.
In plain words, a time-agreement
means that the workers who enter into
it pledge themselves to deliver their
commodity, labor-power, to the buyers
of this commodity for a number, of
years at a stipulated price, regardless
of the rising prices of other commodities. A casual observer may-find
nothing wrong in this and may even
think that it is beneficial to the workers to do so. 9 That this is a grave
delusion, I will endeavor to show in
this short article, and as the question of time agreements entered into
between employer and employee is of
vital importance to the labor movement as a whole, l would like to see
other members of our orgqnization
voice their opinions on this question
through the columns of our press, so
that we may,come to a clear understanding on this matter.
Needjess to say the writer of this
is absolutely opposed to the signing
of time-agreements by any organized
body of workers for any length of
time or under any circumstances
whatsoever. It is illogical in the extreme to think that the workers could
gain anything by delivering their labor-power for a number of years at a
fixed price, when we know for a fact
that- no other commodities will re-
main stationary during this period.
The cost of living is going up by leaps
and bounds, and why we, contrary to
all common sense, should keep on
working for the same rate of wages is
beyond my comprehension. That an
agreement will protect our wages in
periods of industrial crisis and depression is often the assertion of advocates of time agreements, and'may
at the first glance seem plausible, but
as a matter of fact we find that this is
by no means the case. "We find that
even in times of socalled prosperity
our employers encroach on our sacred
agreement and violate it any time they
can do so with impunity, and we all
know through bitter experience that
in times of industrial depression the
agreement is only an empty phrase to
our beloved masters.      l '
The whole question is one. of
"Might." If we have the might to
make our masters live up to the letter
of the agreement there is not the
shadow of a doubt that they will do so,
"otlTefwiseT-ButTf weliaye~tlfe might
to enforce our agreements do we then
need an agreement at all? The exploiters of labor have nothing to lose
by entering into an agreement with
tlieir slaves; to them it is a matter
of "Heads I win; tails you lose!"
So far I have pointed out the uselessness of tho time agreement; I will
now show that they are not only useless but detrimental and noxious, as
well to the workers. If we take our
own organization for an illustration we
see how well time agreements work
for the benefit of the coal operators
and that thoy are used by them to
keep us in bondage and pitt us against
our own fellow craftsmen in time of
strikes. Here Is whero the beauty
of tlio agncment systpfj comos in.
The capitalists in dcalirg with their
employees have learned many wily
ways, for JnMancp thev have frequently refused to recognize the union or
Jwv'j any datillns with i' on the ground
that lnbor unions arc irresponsible nnd
ihat the mon will lire&k the. agreement
ontorod Into with tho offlcors of the
union. 'This trick has worked well,
tho union officers have become very
proud of Uio Integrity of thoir organizations, thoy havo bocomo vory jeni
ous of tho fidelity of tho union to Us
agreements with tho omployerfl, evi
dently not realizing that by doing so
they pl%y into the hands- of the master-class. By entering into an agreement with our t;mij|(,; c-ra. for say two
or three years is euual to giving a two
or three' years notice of strike. The
employers could provide for this event
by piling up hundred-thousands tons
of coal all over the country. But this
is not even necessary today, as the
agreements of the different districts
of the U. JI. W. of A. expire at different time, but practically all expire
in the spring of the year, when the
demand for coal is at a minimum.
Therefore, if one secio;i goes .on a
strike the other keeps on wo'rking and
supplying the market. (Witness Vancouver Island, West Virginia, etc.)
This well known fact., oven Ihe most
zealous defender of time agreements
cannot dispute; he will hi'vp to admit
that the workers novor gained, and
never wiil £iin anytihi*.; by pntenn-,'
into an asreo.iieiii with tlieir exploiters. On the contrary, any labor union
who advocates and cl'iiqis to Am c\:>
lete method of agreements and who
forces its membership to obey and ne
ruled by it, retrogrades.
Another serious feature of the time?
agreement is that it kills the incentive
and tho fighting spirit of the membership. The men know too well thac
they arc bound down by this cursed
thing for a number of years and that
any effort on their behalf to better
their conditions in the meantime will
be repulsed by their officers. They
.(the members) therefore, pay their
dues and don't bother about, the affairs
of their organization any farther, they
are members in name only, ancl mostly do not even'attend the meetings.
This state of affairs would be radically changed if the men knew that no
agreement was keeping them back,
that all they had to do would be co
watch their opportunities to wrest a
larger share of their product from
their masters. Nothing makes a
military army so efficient as engagements with thc^ enemy; the sai;n applies to the army of producers.
No time agretsmer-t sbnuld be mide
by any labor organization with any
employer which will bind the workers
to work against the interests of any
other wage earner under any circumstances whatsoever. If we, were forced by economic necessities to sign an
agreement for any length of time, we
should hold it as sacred as our employers do—that is, break it at any
time most convenient to us. Always
remember that "the working class and
the employing class have nothing in
common" There can be no peace as
Jongas Jiunger and want are found
must be. One was surprised to learn
that they .were still working" the mines
there after the drafts that American
■ipines were making upon the community.    .Why the change?
The truth seems to be that the
greater heat and the poorer ventilation
that have come with greater depth
have made the work much more trying and harder than it was before,
while the increase iu the cost of living
has made mining less* enticing in regard to the matter of wages than it
was; for the rise in prices has been
more on the luxuries than it has beeu
on the necessities of life, and the
miner, owing to the delibitation of the
atmosphere in which he works, must
have delicacies to cater to his appetite. . In other words, what are delicacies to workmen spending all their
time in good air become necessities
to miners working in bad air, at a
high temperature and in a moist, debilitating, muggy atmosphere. Observation by many writers who have
studied the effect of hot workings
upon miners in the Comstock lode,
when it was at its zenith, clearly showed this fact. ihe finer tlie fiber of
the individual the truer is this stae-
mont. Therefore, the cost of living
lias been a factor in driving the American ancl tho better and more intelligent class of immigrants away from
the mines.
The increasing danger to workmen
that has come from the race after tonnage aro other matters which have
helped to drive the more intelligent
classes of labor away from the mines,
so that now it is a question of taking
what labor the mines can get, and be
glad that they do not have to take ahy
worse.
The only races of men that really
have ever taken to mining are the
remnants of the old inhabitants of
England, of the tribes on the island
before the Saxons descended upon it
—the Cornish, Welsh, and Northumberland men. Those old English people, of all those that follow mining,
really are the only ones working in
mines simply because they love mines
and like, to work in and about them.
The earliest memories of these people
are of the mines. They talk mines,
they think mines, they live mines;
mines are a second nature to them,
among millions of working people ami
tho few who' make up the employing
classes must go on until capitalism ir j
overthrown and  the  workers — tho
only useful class in society—shall re-1
ceive the full value of their toil.   Al. j
twaddle about the sacredness of cor-,
tract and identity of Interest between I
master and slave is idiocy, and an;-1
worker who advocates it is either I-: !
norant of the true facts, cr 'a traitor.
to his class. |
If is the  historic  miss.on  of tir
working class to do away with capital-1
Ism arid usher in a dario system ct i
production and distribution.   The pi--!
sent anarchistic system of production |
has to give way to tha democratic
management of all Industries and n.u
urn I resources by tho international nation of wealth producers.    This must
be the aim and object of a labor organization worthy of tho name.   Hut
never, as long ns we cling to tlmr
agreement and other obsoleto methods
(remainders ot an nntedoiuvlan perlj.i
of labor organization)  can wo roach
our goal.     It bohoovos us to adopt
moro up-to-date methods and tncticH
In our struggle for emancipation, always benrlnir In mi'ul rhnt "onmu'l-
patlon ut tho vik'r,^ class cnn   only
.'Pino   through   M-o   workors   tVn'in-
solves." H. ELMRR.
Why
American Mines
Draw Foreign Labor
"■    " ii ■ ■
Insurance, Real Estate
and Loans
Money to Loan on first class Business and Residential property
By Claude T. Rico
American rnlnos nro rapidly liolng
occupied uh to "tho laboring ond by
foreigners, most of thorn horo simply
to mako a stake and bo homo twain.
Tlio majority of thoeo forolgnorB woro
not EiiRllHli-aponklng prior to coining
horo, nor nro thoy at all trained <o
Anglo-Saxon BtandnnlH. Moropyar,
practically nono of tlio cIubh of foreigners to which I rofnr—thn UohunkR,
1ho Kins, tho mont of tho Italian*, to-
Kothor with tho amoks and ArmoulutiH
who now nro drifting Into tho mlnos,
havo over had any expurloiicu In mining prior to coming to America,
It Is only tho highest wanes generally prevailing In mining, compared to
tho limst hazardous of Uio noivsUUIod
trades, that caiixcB thoso mon to go
Into mines. They aro fatalists, ami
ro do not think that they will Jia ho.
foro their allotted timo, no niniter
it'liulU:,- \fi,",-Uii±i 4t:i *■*, Uir lii ur ,h'n,<
In :\ mine. That Is Ihe plans of l-rbor'
thnt Ik going Into tho mines nt thc
pronent tlmo.
Tho last fow yearn has noon the
whole aspect of cftrnpi, nt ictini »* to
ttio peoples,. Wing thon?, completely
changed, tho merchants In mining
camps nro rapidly realising tho tendency; for theso foreign peoples go to
mon of their own nationality when
they trade. If wo wero In this way
begetting a race of minors, If there
MARTIN MURPHY
Who will hox horo on tho 22nd
upon the working ability of the men.
It is time that the mining "companies of this country awaken to the true
importance that both the underground
aud the community conditions have
upon the efficiency of the workmen.'
Rightly, scientific management begins
with these questions, rather than the
question of how much ore a miner is
taking on a shovel each time. . The
large question must be taken up so to
obtain an individual worth working
with before much can be done in the
finer points of scientific management.
—The Coal and Coke Operator.
Employes of the Central railway of
Peru, one of the principal transportation lines in South America, went on
strike and won a 52-hour week, 3 per
cent increase in wages and other concessions.
Over 40,000 tenant farmers have
gone on strike -in tho Argentine Republic and it is reported that work is
at a standstill. Maybe tbe landowners will have to go to work themselves
before long.
IF YOU DON'T
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Watch the date of the expiration of
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WHEN YOU WANT
the Best of
Fine jSJeckwear, Sox, Caps, Underwear, Shirts, Suits,
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Everything sold with a guarantee that if not satisfactory, you can return it and get your money back
nothing Ih gained liy this chant-to to a
loss Intelligent ami loss vorautllo set
of workmen.
AVliat Ih tho cniiBO of this rapid
change In tlio character of Uio men
working underground nt Amorlcan
mlnoH? What will ho Uio result of
UiIh woll-mnrlted tendency, which 18 iih
noticeable In tho coppor rnlnos of
Lako Superior an In thoso of Rutto,
nnd which Ih holng felt almost na
much In tlio Iron districts of tho wost?
ThoHo am Important <mc«(lon« (lint
must bo coiiHldnrotl.1
Tho roason for tills cIwuiro Ih pot
that tlio initio managers throughout
tlm country mh willingly hiring tlm
Idbs Intelligent labor, Tho truth Ih
that thoy am forcot) to lilro thot, clanH
of workmon or do without; but who or
whnt*In forcing thorn to do th'n? Ih
it tho natural Indisposition of thorn-
born on American noil toward hard
labor—something that oozes out of Uio
air, buihk kiini ui u-ujutj iimi oau
IwalU-w* hi America: .perd-wiico a
(■tort of aerial hook-worm? Tlm Am-
erlcan Indian sutf-prod from tho wrno
disinclination to hard work as tbe pre-
KfnMf-iv Am prim ft vrmth \* rin-nrrirtrtt'
to. Was It Um Indian blood, or In it
tho nlr? Or are the American managers forcing this condition of nffalrn
nti (o shortage of tho moro Intolllgiitit
labor upon thnmsftlvcs?
Sometime a«o, and not long   ago
tho higher w«ri.>» nt mines wcro nt-
Minors n« thoy nre, Indeed tho minors
par excellence, still they will go ln
throngH, and pny to look nt a mlna-
turo mino modal Jimt to seo how nc-
curatoly tho man has been ablo lo depict underground nr ■•nrfnee conditions. Tho CornlBh look upon a pleco
of tin stono m n thing dlvlno, ono
might utmost auy, for it comos from
thoir homo nnd brings to minds ploa-
want memories of childhood and of
early days when they got a few pence
n wook twisting n drill or doing somo
other Kiunll Job nbout tho milieu,
The .roason thnt tlio Cornish are
hiicIi good minors Is that mining has
boon followed by tlion* gonoratlon
after gonoratlon. From thoir will-
lost dayii (hoy sat wound mul llHteii-
ed to talks ami stories nbout mines.
They know nothing but mining. Mines
make up (lielr wry bolng. If the ef.
flclency of Ainorlcaninlnlng Is to bo
Improved very materially It Is necessary to beget In tho mon following mining n certain pride In mid love
for their*, work. Tluio-s-urvortt can
not ho made to ndvunce, They will
not take tl»e intercut in tho work''that
CI....  M...H 'fi      t*„  i   n. t., .   i      ii
ndvnnce In true efflrlmiev lii minim* |«
to get the men to fee) prld© In tliolr
work owing io its belli* ono of Ihe
fiindamaitaS 5ntet»iu.
An Important thing that will old In
tbls Is to Impniiii comiisiiiilty condition**,  UIHl   Tllilrii*   it'll I'iH'inx   (iillllti   Mir-
roundlngs.
The Michigan mining companies,
both tho Iron nnd the copper companies nre appreciating the jmport-nnri**. ot
community as will :n underground
conditions, but onlv   -.a   i*n*   I'lvlps-
Imperial Bank of Ganada
Capital Subscribed
Reserve Fund
HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO
6,000,000       Capital Paid,Up ..,.       6,770,000
6,770,000      Total Asset*      72,000,000
D. R. WILKIE, President HON. ROBT JAFFRAY, Vlce-Prss.
BRANCHES   IN   BRITISH COLUMBIA
Arrowhead, Cranbrook, Fernie, Golden, Kamloops, Michel, Moyie, NeUon.
Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria,
8AVINQ8 DEPARTMENT
IrtterAst allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit.
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THE CANADIAN BANK
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MONEY ORDERS
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payable without charge at tiny bnnk jn'Canada (except in the Yukon
Territory) nnd in the principal cities ofthe United States, nre issued »t
tlie following rates:
Sr» nnd under....,.,,    3 cent*
Over
B nnd not exceeding $10..., ,   0    "
30      " «' 30,.'.. 30    "
30      «« " 50 ...15    M
OMITTANCES i\BROAD
•>■
thoald b« mad* by moans of onr SPECIAL FOREIGN DRAFTS and MONEY
ORDERS.   lamad without dtlay at rMutottabl* ntoa,
L. A. 8. PACK, Manager. FERNIE  BRANCH
*ns hwlDK..jlovt^op-nit a olnss of peoplo  tractiiiK iho Auslo-tiiuon anil CelticilM>«lK*' pn.i>.-riu- n.i-  mi n  .i*H mn
who would follow tli© mines from one \ xmyh' to th««m.    Rutto ihwmtPTtefl to
kA.iu)UUuii u> uno'dn-r, iii..r« would in*
some excuse for tho driving of the
moro'lnUlllR-int ijalJonallHea away
from tlio mliwsa; but tli«r« In no rm-
ton for aupjKwtBjs that tM» I* tho tarn.
Arawlcan-born «ona of foreign-barn
S»rontt are found to bo laat aa afraid
il»*>l>ojHi)ai.' trtlitiiii, 'l'he reiatlvpi In
tho old rountry know moro of Mareua
Italy aR<! tl'i-f *«ir<llnir bo«i»* than th*>y
m of thf. statute of Mbmy ant)
Gmmt* \V.i*hlns*Um. ,* Only a f«w
yMira "*f* *n rthtmfag tfrrwa afuvmt
American mines could not lir»!,i bin
I of bard manual labor aa th* awa*j<* | notice whv a prolific-part Of KfUtwfl J Inijwrtatu o tl.at lm
Anwriean   young   nma.     Therefor**fthat'little roni*rof it eal!«*l Cornwall|and tho rommnniry
bo*n ma<l<> alonw Uhm* Um 4   In tin*
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THE DISTRIOT LEDGER, FERNIE,  B. C, JULY 19, 1913
3fe DisMrl £tc$tx
Published every Saturday morning at its office
Pellat Avenue, Fernie, B. C... Subscription $1.00
per year in advance. . An excellent advertising
medium. Largest circulation in the District. . Advertising rates on application. Up-to-date facilities
for the execution of all kinds of book, job and
color work. Mail ordera receive special attention
Address all communications to the District Ledger.
F. H. NEWNHAM   Editor-Manager
Telephone No. 48        Post Office Box No. 380
"GET RICH QUICK SCHEMES."
On more than one occasion this year thc residents of Fernie ami tlie Pass liave been regaled
with the marvelous possibilities of the "Blue-sky*!
schsmes that several gentlemen of "easy life" have
placed liefore thorn, and in one case the promoters
had to appear before the authorities and explain
certain of thoir dealings. Tliis alone should serve
as sufficient -warning lo the investor that there are
thoe who intend to have his money, to have as
much of it* as they can and have it as easily as they
can. Tlie worker, as we have remarked, gets
quite enough skinning from thc employer without
any assistance from the outsider, and we consider
it a duty when a flagrant ease is presented to us
to give same all publicity. "We recognized from
the beginning that the peculiar methods adopted
by the transient real estate men were sueh that
might, possibly appeal to the foreigner and stated
last week that he was the individual who we found
it absolutely necessary to warn. On another page
we publish a communication from the Secretary-
Treasurer of Athabasca Landing, and as we have
every reason to believe that this gentleman would
certainly not be favorable to "knocking" his own
roost, we must presume that his letter is very good
evidence of the worth of the real estate that has
been and is being peddled in the Pass. This was
sold a foreign brother.
It is oar intention to be particularly guarded in
any advertising matter of a real estate nature that
may appear in this paper, and even then we do not
ask our readers to purchase same until they haze
made the fullest enquiry. If we can assist then
in this direction we are willing to do so.
From an economic viewpoint we recognize only
~tocrw'cll^h'ir^ro'rtM'cs^of-tRjostiHg-i<'eifl-5itat5"Sfr
far as the worker is concerned, therefore we maintain that the position of the Ledger is absolutely
independent. "We certainly do not intend to advertise any person, no matter who he may be, .who
is peddling real estate, and, if .he is doing a legitimate business, we have no intention of knocking
him. Any man who has started in the real estate
game and given his patrons a, square deal according to the capitalist conception of a "square deal,"
does not require boosting or knocking from ns—his
clients arc his judges; it's up to them to know him.
The average individual has a very meagre idea,
however, of the "development" of the real estate
business in Western Canada, and as this is purely
speculative—or to get to tacks—gambling, we intend to give a few figures showing the "chance"
the average buyer of real estate stands.
Taking tor our first example the city of Calgary
we'find that the latter has a town site about si.\
and a hall! miles square, this will give us roughly
about 30 square miles of property on the townsite,
Outside thc townsite thero is about 251 square
miles subdivided. If we multiply the six mi los
square townsite by six wc get in the City of Calgary 36 square miles. This, added to tho 25 square
miles outside, gives us 287 square miles of subdivid'
ed property in and ii round tho City of Cnlgary at
present. Multiply 287 by 640 and you will got 1'81'i,-
GS0 ncres; multiply this again by 10 and.ypu will
get 1,830,800 lots. Assuming tlint a family of the
average size of I'ivo occupies each of theso lots, we
hnvo room for 0,184,000 pooplo—room enough to
aceonimodatetho wholo ppulalhi £ Canada,
;\s Calgary has boon'subdivided about fourteen
uilli's across ono can readily understand that h.v
the timo this is settled upon Cnlgary will linvo'-n
population twice the size of tho British Knipiiv.
AVe do not intend to knock Cnlgary or nny othor
town, Our idea is only to show tho "clinni'o" that
tho mil estate pureliiisev hns of Hfloiii'iiiK the, on-
JmiK'od vnluf'H jvhiph the renl est nlo nifcnt H.ilds nut
as a possibility.
On nn a vera go tlie towns of Western Cuiiiidn it]**,-
pear to ho subdivided up about 20 your *in Advance of the population,
Tnl*o a trip, along tho lino botwoon Edmonton
and Calgnry and see the number of town thnt lmvo
npnmg up and mnko a note of thoso that are'at
' present, so lo speak on the map.     Many of I'M'so*
tank water stations—and we ttiink Red Deer is the
only one' of importance—have townsites of two
and three miles square, they have not shown the
abnormal growth tliat Calgary and Edmonton ond
Medicine Hat have, but at some time or the other,
the peddler of real estate has prophesied as great
a future for these places (when selling to you a few
hundred miles away). Therefore, we maintain
that the "chances" of the gambler in real estate
are considerably smaller than he has any idea of.
Thus the wouldbe speculator in real estate, if he
will but get down to a little figuring, c.v.i very
soon ascertain for himself values in "rural" sub-
dr* isions.
It would be interesting to know how many subdivision and lots have been registered in Western
Canada and it is a very safe guess to say that they
must approach very nearly nine figure mark, if not
ten.
Another feature, and this is the worst, is that it
is impossible to tell the actual value, of these lots
without you are on the spot; you cannot tell whether ycu are buying sloughj muskeg, swamp or really genuine building lots. Personally we know o^!
an instance where persons bought lots on the side
of a hill and as the result of a landslide have found
their lots transferred to their neighbors below. We
were never able to learn the result of the litigation
over this question but believe it was a question
where the top man got beat to it.
HALF HOLIDAY FOR FERNIE SHOP ASSISTANTS
The time, seems particularly opportune to us for
the retail clerks of Fernie to put forward their demand for a weekly half holiday., Fernie Board of
Trade is composed mostly of retail merchants and
as they seem particularly anxious to guide, the
worker in his real estate speculations possibly they
might be pleased to extend their generosity to their
own employees. It is a well worn adage "Charity
begins at home."
Mr. A. B. Trites, of the Trites-Wood store, today
expressed his approval of a half holiday to
ns personally, and if the other merchants are willing we see no reason why the retail clerks should
not avail themselves of same—as before—it's up to
them!
A very determined effort is being made by the
Trades and Labor Congress of Canada to restrain
the dumping of penniless emigrants by profit seeking societies. A circular has been addressed broadcast to the Unions in Great Britain and Continent
as a warning to would be emigrants and it is sincerely hoped that this may be ..the means of preventing a repetition of the despicable tactics adopted by the coal operators on Vancouver Island re-
TiWtlyTw*h'eTr§iXty^da"^rarwere~shippe-d-otit-from-
England, in most cases without semblance of .compliance with the Emigration Laws.
COMMUNICATED
BELLEVUE LOCAL No. 431
To the Officers .and Members
, of Local Unions, District No. IS
Greeting:
The undersigned have heen requested by the unanimous vote of the above
Local to circularize all Locals in the
District in behalf of Bro. 1?. Livett's
candidacy for the Vice-Presidency of
District No. 18.
Bro. R. Livett has resided in District
No. 18 for seven years, having -worked
during that period in Coal Creek,*- Hillcrest and Bellevue mines. He was tha
first President.of Hillcrest Local and
signed the first agreement at that
camp. Since coming to Bellevue he
has held the 'position of Financial Secretary, and also President, which latter position he is occupying at the
present time, having been elected by
acclamation at the last annual meeting. ,.    "
He has been a member of the "Scale
Committee", when that committee was
selected by the Delegates to the District Convenion, and has been a Delegate to numerous District Conventions,
including the convention which was
called for the purpose of organizing
the "Alberta Federation of Labor."
It Is difficult in a circular of this
nature to convey any idea of the
amount of work done, and tbe benefits
obtained by Bro. Livett for members
and for the organization.
Former members of this Local who
are resident in the District, will, we
feel sure, testify to the ability with
which Bro. Livett handled disputes,-no
caso being considered of too trivial a
nature if it affected a member, or ter J-
ed to injure the organisation.
As a consequence, to his watchfulness he has had, like many toi'ore him,
a lot of trouble that affected him personally.
Having regard to the present state
of affairs Jn the District, and recognizing the' necessity of .placing a
strong man in the position of Vice
President, we recommend Bro. Livett
as a painstaking, thorough and capable person, for the office, feeling confident that' should he be elected, the
membership will never regret their
choice. '
Bellevue's loss, will be District No.
18's gain.
With best wishes for the success of
the organizaticm, irrespective of who
is elected.   We "remain,
Yours fraternally,
C. H. CAJtRINGTON, Vice Pres.
'   JOHN BROOKS, Treasurer.
JAMES BURKE, Secretary.    ■
CRITICISM OF CIVIC METHODS.
.,.There is a rumor from the Coast as we go to
press than, the Hon. T. "W. Crothers, Minister of
Labor,, has succeeded in bringing about a settlement of the strike on tho Island. The news item
states that it is not probable that any definite settlement will be announced but points will be given
,away ou both sides which will allow men to resume work on a good basis. There does not, however, appear to be any recognition of the TJ. M. "W.
of A. Just exactly what Ihis "g)od basis" may
mean we cannot conceive, bat if it is anything like
the basis or agreements that have hitherto prevailed on the Island, then in our opinion the g >od-
ness (?) of tho basis is certainly very questionable.
Further we doubt vory much whether the men of
Vancouver Island will sign up an yagroemei.it that
does not contain full recognition of tho U M. W.
oi A.
To the Editor, District Ledger.
Dear Sir,:-
It is not my intention at this juncture to deal with the merits or demerits of the campaign that is being waged against the real estate men but siiu-
■ply to call public attentionto the methods of administering the law in connection therewith,
Two young men who have been residents of Fernie for more than seven
months, employees of firms occupying
premises in Victoria avenue, were arrested on Tuesday evening andcput in
the city bastille, In neither case were
they when arrested either selling or
soliciting and yet were marched off to
the lock-up like common thieves. . One
of the pair was allowed out on a cash
bail of $150, the other remaining in
gaol until the following morning -wheu
he was brought up beforo Magistrate
Whimster^and remanded until Monday,
July 21st, then -taken back to his cell
where he remained until Wednesday
evening an! then releaaed without bail
being Instructed to appear on Thursday morning. This he did. Both parties were discharged,*
The bylaw has in the past been more
regarded In the breach than in the observance because there was evidently
a doubt, existing in the minds of some
of the civic officials as to its interpretation, in order, however, lo be on the
safe side both of those arrested had
been Informed by city officials that
they did' not need a license to sell in
the municipality so long as they wore
in the employ ot local firms. Despite
this,-and without any warning that a
change of interpretation had been arrived at, they were arrested and
thrown into prison. There-fore hereafter it behooves any who may have
doubt regarding the interpretation of
any bylaw that they consult the City
Solicitor,for a ruling and thus avoid
the possibility of heing summarily imprisoned.
It has heen decided that hereafter
any agent or representative of a firm
of real estate dealers selling or soliciting within the corporate limits of
the city of Fernie shall pay an individual license of $100.00.
Yours very truly,
J. W. BENNETT.
Classified Ads.-Cent a Word
TO BARBERS
WANTED TENDERS vfor Venting
Barbers rooms furnished in connection
with Coal Creek Literary and Athletic
Association, membership of over 300.
State terms to W.- Rd. Puckey,' Secretary C. C. L. & A. A., Coal Creek.     44
All kinds of Household Furniture
bought in large or small quantities,
also gents' cast-off clothing. Secondhand Store, Victoria Avenue North.
FOR RENT—Four roomed House;
meat kitchen, clothes closet, electric
light, water, etc. Apply Wm. Barton, agent Singers Sewing Machine
Co., City. 45-3tp
-DEATHS
July 15.—At Bull River, Duncan'
Munroe, aged 35 years." Funeral from
Thomson & Morrison's undertaking'
parlors, Saturday-afternoon. Deceased
was killed by tree falling aud crushing'
his head.,,
July 12.'—--Jules Garbriou, aged 58, at
Michel. Funeral today (Friday),
Messrs. Thomson & Morrisan of Fernie having arrangements Death the
result of injuries received in prop
camp, being stric-K on head by mine
prey jumping out of cnute.
FOR  SALE
• Five roomed house, plastered, price,
$1150.00. Three hundred cash, balance
on terms. Apply W. Barton, agent
Singer Sewing Machine, City.
As cvidenco of the henofit workors of this Province havo acquired through tho recent legal decisions secured by District 18 U. M. AV. of A., we
might mention thnt a well known local solicitor has
been engaged for the past two weeks on compensation cases in connection with snow-slides in the
Boundary country. Thero is not the slightest doubt
that District No. .18 has boon the means of securing1'
somo very important and far reaching legal decisions and it should bo remembered that tho mrtrnl
effect of the Kzruz case has not been .lost sight oi'
by the legal luminaries of this Province when handing down decisions.
'.As nvidonoo of tho interest lhat is being laken in
oui- HiilisciMption competition might mention tlint
one iMillinsinst from far-away Pocahontas I'orwnrd-
od us rionrly twenty paid up Kulmci'iptions and promises another hunch after pay day, If this can ho done
in whnt-is pvaclicnlly a now eniiip, surely among
the older established camps wo may look for something very much in advanne ot! Ih'm, Every person
who sends "us twelve subscriptions or over will cocci vo a vory handsome present, and if our nieiiil-civ,
are not nnxions to avail themselves of this, wou'd
suggest tlint members of their families might be
pcrsunded to take it lively interest in tfrinio.
GREECE SUBMIT8
TERMS OF  PEACfc
Bulgaria Mutt Relinquish All Claims
to the Territory Whleh It Now Oc
cupled by the Allle*»—-Demands In-
ATHBN8,' July IT.—An authoritative statement In mndo roRnrdlnR thc
condition!! of peace atlpulated by
Greece. TlifiHo nro that Ihilimrln shall
abandon nil claims to tho territory occupied by tbo nllloB, tlint sho shall pay
nn In-rWnnlfy for Mto Mpennp» of tho
new wnr ami Hint tho damage dono to
tho Inhabitanth of Uir towns nnd vll-
lagfiH burned by tlio RulRsxrlanii, thnt
»ho «lmll Biinrantrm tho liven and property of GrtttfV* Inhabiting Thrace, and
empecfally nhall, permit thorn froo ex-
■erelmj of rnllslon nnd wtucntlon.
Bulgarians -Retreating
r.fWIVW. .inly n.—nfiptirtK Ihrmnih
Ik-rlin and 'Vienna say tho Bulgarian
froni lor, Dr. Unnoff, has joined tlio
.Swfvl.ta mnl titixh ii.miiiliir*. u. SiA.,
to discuss condition!) of pr>aco. TIiIh
important news hns not yot boon of.
flclally confirmed.
Acfnrrilnpr to Heart* Pan**t\ Urrjpnt
Demand Is Made on United States
Tlm demand carries with It formal
warning that tho United HtntftH miw.i,
lirlnp about thin ponco, or Orent Hrlt«
nln, noting In conjunction with tho nations represented In Mexico City, will
ignoro the Monroo doctrine and ns«
auino, control of tho situation,
tapped on a pipe
and am: rescued
It takt'H (tomethlnK more than tV
mono}* of millionaires to nirtkr/n auc
manful i»ai>cr--rcllf-TloiH or tubular.
Flvo minute* In thr» maximum Mmo
a rail way may block & VvoS crowing.
Rv*n when thf.ro Is no Vi-i/f pnmi .in
thin limit muHt not !),• vx,, I'lidi],
1WEL1WH, Minn., July 17.—Tho
fivo men who Woro ontomhed nt thn
Spruco mino horo Wndnosdny na a
remilt of n -nlnudhnrHt wero manned
tonight. Tho imprlsonod minors woro
located by tftpplnut on a plpo which
had boon driven forty foot Into the
mino, Aftor tho first stannla wero
hoard tho work of excavating was
commenced with double energy, and
tho men wero soon locntod and
brought to tho aurfneo. Whilo they
had mifforert greatly, It la believed
all will recover.
Mule dealers ln Bt Louis want sugar duties retnlnod bocauso planters
pay well for mule*. And yet wo -expect ikilUlefans to compile a volume
of smnll-llno obstructions to trado
that will mnko tho peoplo moro pros-
porous than thoy would bo without tt.
Coal Creek Nr. Fernie, B. C, '
July 17th, 1913.
To the Members of District 18, U. M.
.    ,      l W; of A.
Greeting:
__As„ann'ouncements__of candidates,
seem to be the order of the day, I beg
to announce that I will be a candidate
for the position' of District Secretary-
Treasurer, having received and accepted the nomination for that office from
Fernie (my home Local), Passburg,
Canmore and Bankhead, with the possibility of support from Locals which
havo refrained from nominating, for
this' position.
Re my'bookkeeplng abilities,' I have
been, for the past three years, and still
am, Senior Auditor for the Fernie Cooperative Socioty, which ls, I think,
sufficient guarantee In this respect.'
Also, most of the members of this District will remember that tho late David Paton and myself were elected
District Auditors at the Inst District
Election, but, for some reason or other, the last District Convontlon decided to employ a Chartered Accountant,
with tho result that I havo never taken
up the duties of District Auditor.
In addition to my bookkeeping experience, I have had a thorough technical education, and I hold a Flrst'Class
Certificate for tho .Province of British'
Columbia, and havo 25 years practical
mining oxporlonco, and I venturo to
stato that ovon tho most blgotod of
opponents will ngroo that thoso 'latter
qualifications will bo of groat benefit
in tlio administration of tho affairs
of our District.
Am also an Advancod Student of
EconpmlcB, nnd havo glvon tho Labor
Movoment 'In this and othor countries
Hpoclal Attention, Havo hold tho position ot Vico-Prosidont:of Fornlo Local during the last torm, but did not
sook rd-olo'ctlon although I was offered
tho nomination na President,
If nlocted tn office, I shall, nmongot
othor things, placo boforo your IUxqcii-
tlvo Donhl, for approval, details ot a
Hohomo of collecting*.and tabulating
tlio Jiecossnry dntn, so that, at tho expiry of thn proHont ngroomont, our DlBtrlct may bo able to forco a more ant-
Inflatory document than tho ono under which wo nro now,.working.
Kurtluir, I wish.to state that whon
any of tho Locala which havo nomln-
ntnd or supported'mo, rind occasion to
advorably criticize nny of my notions
nnd If, aftor an explanation of samo,
the majority of tbo mombom of nny
micli" Locnl piiKk a vote of "no confldoneo" In me, my dated resignation
will bo placed in tho handB.of your District Hoard (to take effect upon tho appointment of my succossor) without
tho nooosBlty of putting In tho slow
machinery'or tho "Recall") nrjtl I shall
not contest tho Ront.
In conclusion I wish to stato that
fl-lfi   \t,nt}ti   (n   JunK" (-m   *fl1*fWir  HOW   (IB   It
was In the recent election for District
President, via: "Whether or not the
membership approvo of tho actions of
the District Officials, and the tactics
omployod by thorn, In tho rocont Alberta Provincial mentions," nnd, ln my
OJ)!
i-f .♦♦'vrvfaf* ^
any of tho District officers concornod,
can compensate tbo District for, nor
offnot the dnmago to our movoment,
which may havo nccruod from tho attempt (albeit unsuccessful) to hand
ovor our organized forco to our opponents.
With best wishes for the succoss of
our movement.
I am,
Yours fraternally,
THOMAS PRANCE.
A 17-Joweled watch and chain; $B
In gold; pear! tlo pin; or a bitndsomo
rlnff. Ynn can scenrn fin* nt thnnn
from us—Just have a «ry.
SOCIALIST PARTY OF CANADA
The regular business meeting of
above will be held in the basement of
Miners' hall, on Sunday evening at
7.30.
FOR SALE—Five-roomed House;
plastered and well finished throughout; splendid water; situated in pleas-
antest residential part of West. Fernie.
Near town. For terms apply, S. L.,
Box 1003, City. 3t-n.p.47
A717-jeweled watch and chain; $5
in gold; pearl'tie pin; or a handsome
ring. You can secure one of these
from us—just have a try.
HOUSEKEEPING ROOMS—Two or
three to rent; every convenience.
Box 99, city. 36
WANTED—Girl for general housework.   Apply Mrs. Fred Johnson..    45
FOR SALE—C-Hole Kitchen Range
with warming closet and, hot water
reservoir (cheap). Apply Mrs. Ireland, Pellatt Ave., North End. 43
Furnished Light * Housekeeping
Rooms Wanted near city. Bathroom
flat preferred; will pay up to $'.20
month.   Write fully Box 820, Ledger.
41
$50 — FIFTY DOLLARS REWARD
will be paid for information that will
lead to the arrest and conviction of the
person that is stealing, maiming and
dropping poison baits to destroy poultry the property of Albert Davies,
Fernie Annex Extension. 42
FOR SALE—Grand Young Wire
Haired Fox Terrier; pure bred, parents prize winners; game little terriur,
tackle anything; S dollars. Fred Cox,
Coleman, Alta. 40
Why
J&d3.v *
LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE
The regular meeting of the L. O. O.
M. will be held on Monday, July 21st,
at 9 p.m.,when all members are requested to be present aud bring a lady
friend. There'is a big class to be initiated at 7.30 p.m.
. The Misses Baker from Dillon, Mon-
.tana,-nieces_oLMrs. and,Mr..Ly<nis,_are,
also visitors at the Lyons home.
Mrs. J. A. Campbell and Mrs.. J. S.
Gusty with their families are visiting
with their parents, Mrs. and Mr. C. E.
Lyons.
Knox Presbytorlan .Church, Fernie,
Sunday services, 11 a.ra. and 7.30 p.m
Preacher, Rev. A, S. Martin, B.D, Evening subject, "On Gambling."
Mr. A. Macnell has the following
compensation cases ln 'hand ln the
Boundary county: Albert and Henry
Johnson, Dominlcus Lonzl, killed In
snow elido near Sandon/on Dee. 30:
Murdoch Campbell, killed by mud slide
at Queen Mine, Sheep Creek
LOST
Left in Post Office, box, bunch of
keys with chain attached. Will finder
kindly turn' in at wicket.
•A 17-jeweled watch and chain; $5
in gold; pearl tie pin; or a handsome
ring. You can secure one of these
from us—just have a try.
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 us.
Coleman
Realty Co.
AGENTS FOR   .
Fire Insurance and
O liver ypewriters
There are a number of peoplo who
remain under the Impression that they
can carry firearms without a liconse.
This Is not so. Tho only object for
carrying a gun is to use samo, and
tlieso people will, if found ln pobsos-
Bion, he charged nnd fined. Thero ls
no gamo ih season now (not oven
bear) nnd will not be until September
1st.
At a mooting of tho Pernio Athletic.
Association held on July lBtli, It was
decided' that "as the Miners' Union
woro not going to celebrate on Labor
Dny, tho Association would hold their
sports on, the above dato, The now
raco track will bo In raadlness;for Labor Day, and tho Association are going
to raako "this, ono of the classiest
ovonts that has over boon hold In ths
Pass, the purses for the horse racing
alone..wlll.be $500,00, Tho programme
for tho running rnco, baseball, football
nnd 'otlwir'nporlR will bo larger than
ovor, while thoro will''nlao bo arranged
motor cydo and blcyclo ovontfi.
GREAT BRITAIN 8ERVE8 NOTICE
NKW YORK," July, 17.—Tho Now
York American's Washington special
Bays: ,. ■ •
"Today Oroat lli'ltaln"wno rovonlud
aa a nation wliloli linn uorvod fornml
notico on tha state department that
thoro nuiBt bo ponco In Mexico."
"REAL ESTATE GOING UP?'
The question is asked.   We
answered; "Look around you .
and' see;
Investigation Discloses That
Real Estate Prices Are Advancing.	
Are you alive to the situation?  If you are we can show
you a place you can make a
big profit on.
As compared to later on.
Just.Now, Houses   Here   Are
Dirt Cheap.
M. A. KASTNER
ALEX BECK BLOCK,
FEtfRri IE*) B* G#
Thomson & Morrison
Funeral Directors Fcriiie, B. C.
Local Accents
Orders taken throughout the
Pass
TTSt
ISIS THEATRE
BEST
ALWAYS
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■Mrs. E. W. Christie met with a very.
painful accident on Friday last by falling and spraining her ankle. She
has been confined to her bed since.
. James Burke, secretary of Local 431,
was called to Lethbridge, this week on
business, returning on Saturday.
Mr. Bob Riddle met with a slight
accident while following his occupation at No. 2 mine. It will be a few
days before he Is able,to start work.
•The Ramblers club left camp on
■Monday night "for the Crows' Nest
where they are camping this year
The boys are under the leadership of
the Rev. W. J. Irwin, assisted by Mr.
,W. Mills. They Intend staying a
week if everything goes well. We hope
the boys have fine weather so that
they can thoroughly enjoy themselves.
Tho local football team journeyed to
Coal Creek to fill their appointment
on Saturday. , They were successful
In securing a point by making a draw.
Not bad, boys, considering.
,- The Bellevuo band .journeyed to
Blairmore to take part in the 12th of
July celebration.
- Mrs. A. Brncy arrived in camp oil!
Friday "to join her husband who has
been in camp for a short time.
Bill Guethrow arrived in camp from
the Brazeau country this week, and
has started work at No. 1 'Mine.
Coal Creek' will be visitors,here on
Saturday the ] 9th of the month when
we expect to make two points out of
them. To make things interesting it
Is understood that the same teams
will be in the field. Come in your
thousands and boost the grand old
game.
The regular meeting of Local 431
was held on Sunday the 13 th, and
quite a lot of business was transacted.
There were two nominations for secretary-treasurer, A. J. Carter and D.
Hyslop. Hyslop was the choice of
the meeting. ■■        '       '
The scrutineers for the forthcoming
election were appointed. The officers
are the scrutineers and Mr. "William
Mills is the neutral scrutineer.
Mr. James McDicken, who has been
visiting in camp for the last week left
Monday for Coleman.
Tom Stephenson has received word
that he has passed well up for second
class papers. It is also understood
that the three men that were up for
lire boss papers passed; their names
_^e_^W.dJLIu.tton.„John.„Jackson,--and-
Joe Sardiho. The boys are to be'
congratulated upon their success.
The stork has again visited the
camp, -this time leaving a fine son at
Mr. and Mrs. Brooks.,. .Mother doing
well. (
•Mr. Louis PIvidore met with an accident this week while doing som'e
work at the machine shop. It will
be a few days before he will be able
to start work.
Mrs. W. Irwin, of.Toronto, ls visiting her son, the Rev. W. Irwin, in
camp.    Mrs.  Irwin Intends staying a
short time  before returning to her
, home in Toronto, Ont.
The Bellevue Football -team hold a
public meeting on Sunday last.
FRANK NOTES
once, and that on a penalty, which got
between the poles four times.
■Miss Janet Dunlop has her sister
from Fernie, B.C., as her guest for the
week.
■Mrs. Geo. Pattinson and children returned on Monday from a prolonged
holiday in Lethbridge. Mr. Pattinson
wont down to Lethbridge on Saturday
to accompany them home.
A man by the name of Sinclair,
■brother of Dan Sinclair, ot Blairmore,
shot himself at the Sanatorium ia3t
Sunday evening.' About six o'clock
the manager heard some one groaning
and when he opened the door he saw
what had happened, and sent for the
doctor. . The man- was at once removed to the hospital, where he died
at 9 o'clock the same evening. Coroner PInkney was called and a jury was
sworn in, composed of C. J. .Tompkins, A. I. Blals, Charles Howard,
Gerald Gardiner and Robert Barr.
HOSMER NOTES
•■Mr. Joan Ferneau Is pulling down
the building on 'Main Btreet formerly
owned by Watson Bros. Wo. understand ho hns purchased it and Intends
to uso tho lumbor In It to erect a third
rcsldenco on tho new townslto.
A fishing party has gono out to
North Fork to try their luck for a fow
dnys. It Is composed of Dr, 'McKay,
Mr. TT. D, McKay, Mr. A. I. Blals nnd
sons. The party 'loft horo on Tuosday
morn •," on horseback. : The Inst men-
twiort fhet will Je Vic,most liitoiest-
lug when thoy return,'
Mr. Ilonuu'd, Un fUKTotnry of tho
Fran* Conl Company, bna arrive*! in
town Irom Franco, So far no "Information bus boon glvon outns to whothor
tho company has boon able to reorganize or what thoir Intontlon la now. Wo
liiivo not hoard yot whothor, tlio mon
nro to get tliolr monoy or not, which
thoy lmvo waited for slnco Inst November.
Messrs, Chns.. TTnnn'nnd Chan. Brandies, who lived hero and worked In
Ilollovuo mixta, loft on Saturdny'fi fly-
or for tho States.
Mr, Godd, brnkoHmnn on tho O.P.U.,
movod his wife nnd family from Fornlo
to reside In Frank,
Mr. IMnkoy, of nlnlrmoro, hna n
riiiiK of mon nt work on his ,hoiwo
hero pulling It down In sootlonfl getting ready to romovo It to Blalrmoro.,
Blnlrmoro had n big colobrntlon on
Saturday last, tho annlvoranry of tho
Buttle of tho Boyno, whon a largo
number of Ovangomon In regalia mot
ln that town., Tho proceedings opened with a parade which was led by tho
Ilollovuo and LbthbrltliKo banilw, nlao
un historic, looking goat.from Loth-
bilHuu loHnc. A UU of (ijwocikis was
glvon by tlio'masters of tho dlfforont
JodgoB nml by a Mr. Dohorty, now of
Calgary, lato of BolfnBt, Irolnml, In
which Iio outlined the history of tho
ordor leading up to TTtimo TIhIp, nnd
expressed what, ho thought tho attitude of nil his brothers should bo If
Ulster fights as It lias throatenod.
Aftor dinner a program of sports was
participated In by a largo crowd. In
tbo running, Jumping and polo vault
Mr. Evans, of PnsBburg, and Mr. Wil-
llama, of Blalrmoro, won tlio prizes.
Blalrmoro has tho distinction of having tbo l.lKlit.Kt, kicker, Mr. James Mc-
Phne. Mlchol nnd Blairmore wore
tho contestants in both baseball and
football, and In both cases tho tonms
kopt the monoy at homo. Tho base-
,, ball wns ono-flldod, tbo score being
about <1-1. Tho football was n good
gnmo, both sldns working hard, but
MIebel had hard luck and only scored
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An assault case in which married
couples of Scotch and Bohemian na-'
tionalities figured prominently was
aired in the local police court. An array of Fernie legal talent were present
representing the different parties. Our
local Solomon's judgment resulted in
Scotty paying the costs.
Being Siwashed is the fashion hore
at present. Those who are inclined to
imbibe a little are pretty much on ten-
derhooks and the hotelkeepers don't
Telish losing their best customers.
You'd better watch out, "fish," they're
on your trail.
• Hosmer Juniors , entertained the
Creek Juniors to the return game in
the Liphardt cup competition and ,with
the help of the old Scotch junior inters
national, McKee, vanquished them by
■a 3-1 score. Keep it up, boys, there's
lots of places to- keep a cup in Hosmer.
iThe interest Hosmerites take In
-public affairs generally was well
evinced on Saturday last at the meeting called for the election of auditors
and trustees for the school, only the
secretary and retiring.auditor turning
up. Guess they adjourned the meeting "sine die."
Hosmer v. Coleman was the football
bill of fare dished up on Saturday last.
Tho officially appointed referee failed
to put in an appearance and quite a
bit of wrangling took place as to his
substitute, but f jnal]y_a joss up was'
'ma"d¥an."d~Coleman"winning,.Cowan of
Coleman refereed the game, be it said
to his credit, as fair as one could reasonably expect. The game itself was
on the slow side, a strong wind seeming,* to bother both sets of players.
Coleman, however, showed a superior
knowledge of.:tho game on nthe day's
play and deservedly, .won by a 2-1
score. All three goals were of the
soft variety and with a little enter-
prise on tho part of the goalies could
have been kept out, McQueen and
Murray of the Hosmer team were both
severely injured during the game and
are still feeling the effects. ;
An addition is to be made to tho
Hosmer Public School. -..Tenders for
the same are to bo in by Aug. lst.
Hosmer Local decided to let the
nomination for District Vloe President
arid Secretary Treasurer alone. By the
look of the number after the, positions
one would think it was an old country
workhouse 'porter's job thoy wore aftor. May tho best -men win, whoever
thoy are.
A swoopstakes Is being rim In Hosmor on the race for tho'vlce-preslden-
cy. If none of the entries forfeit the
winner will pick up a nico llttlo stake.
Hosmer Juniors and Fernlo Juniors
are to play a game ln the Liphardt cup
competition on Saturday, July 10. Ab
this Is pay day thero should bo a good
crowd on hand to support and boost
for thorn.
A, McKay of Winnipeg, ls In Hosmor at present trying to got togothor
a class of foreign sponklng pooplo, any
nationality, for tbo 'pur-poso'; of teaching thein English. This Is a laudable
objoct nnd MoKay should havo his 'of-
forts supported by tho, wholo of the
community; Tho cost Is nothing with
the exception of n scribbler, if you
know of anyono wanting to loarn Eng-
Hah put thorn wise. Hopo'a n chanco
of a lifetime for tho fornlgnor to loarn
English,  ;.'
Ilosnior was well roprosontod at tho
Sella Fioto circus, All available rigs
worn, chartered days ahoarf.
Thq first buBlnoss mooting ot tho
Jlosinor board of trade was hold Monday night last In Labollo'fl samplo
rooms. Not much bualneHB was got
through owing to tho presence ot n
delegation from the Fornlo board of
trade ln rogard to worthloss real estate. Ono of our worthy cltl-zons turned all tho colors of tho rnlnbow whon
Modlolno Hat properties worn bolng
rent nsumlnr, (John says It Is not nn-
Glossary to go abroad for natural gnsl.
Tho ladlos of thq Presbyterian
church are to glvo a 'mnslrml t-tnclnl
nnd garden party In tho, school
tifudtiiJtt on WtHJiiosdity, July t,i, commencing at 7.-10 p.m. In ,c«ho of unfavorable weather tlidschbbl Houso will
bo used. Tee cream and other refreshments will bo thoro, In plenty. "Every-
ono cordlnlly Invited, unnMnlly thn
young mon.
, Hosmor plays Blalrmoro away on
Saturday. Difficulty was found In selecting a team owing to Injuries to
players. Tho following Is tlio lino up
choson! '. Goal, Balderstone! backs,
Oakley and Evans; Tin!vos, Itlco, An-
drow Adamson, Alox Adamson; forwards, 'McKolvIo, TT. Adamson, Bain,
Thornton, Patterson; reserve Myers.
aoorgo Ilnnkln has roslgned his position as fire boss on A. L. A general
reshuffle has taken plneo ns a con-
sequence,
A lot of Interest Is being Uken In
tho visit of Freddy \Vt*Ub-to'V't*rnlt>.
A good crowd of firosmorltes will be
nil defile to witness tho content.
The bird with the long legs was in
camp again the latter-end of last week.
He first alighted on the roof of house
No. 107, Riverside Avenue, occupied
by Mr and Mrs.. Robert Thornton, and
left a bouncing baby girl. Bob is
getting along fine with his cinder
tea making, After visiting the home
of the Thornton's, the stork flew to
■Morrissey Cottages and left a fine son
at' the home of Mr and Mrs. Jim
BIgrigg. The ladies and children doing well.
Friday was Circus day and a large
contingent of Creekites journeyed to
town. The riiines only run at half
strength owing to the men being away.
All roads led to the football grounds
on Saturday last, tho attraction being
Bellevue v Coal Creek, The Creekites scored in the early stages of tho
game, and after the interval Bellevue
equalized. A hard and fast game was
witnessed, The score 1—1 represented the game. J. Wilson, of Fernie,
bandied the game. ' Good for you,'
boys; do the same or better at Bellevue on the 19th and the league honors
look easy.
The Junior Football Club journeyed
to Hosmer on Friday last for the return engagement in the Liphardt Cup
competition. The Hosmerites had
their revenge for the severe beating
they got up here. /The Creekites
could not get away with the ball, Hosmer running out eapy winners. Score
3—1.
After the game the Coa! Creek Club
■members entertained the Bellevue
boys to a smoker, -Mutzine and crackers and cheese was handed out. The
following gentlemen entertained the
crowd:: Sam Paton, Fred Parker, H.
Varley, H. Jepspn, J. Collins (all of
Bellevue), Joe Harper, W.. Yates, R.
Sampson, Joe McMillan, Fred Mous-
sett, John,Millar, of Coal Creek.
Johnny Millar was the star turn,.and
received a loud ovation, the cheering
being heard all round the camp. At
the close Jim Lindsay, of Bellevue,
proposed a vote of thanks to Coal
Creek Club for their hospitality, and
also cordially invited everyone down
to Bellevue on July 19th, promising a
good time for all who could make the
Journey.
Mr. Julian, of Michel, organizer of
the Owls, was in camp on Saturday.
WeJearnJhai_h_e_did_'a,stroke-of-busi--
offered for billiards, pool, dominoes,
checkers, seven up, cribbage, whist,
quoits, snap.
J. W. Bennett was visiting friends
up here on Saturday.
.Wanted all Creekites to subscribe
to the Ledger.. Miss Ruth Knowles
is trying for a prize in the subscription competition.
'Don't forget the Moose monthly
social at 9 pm. Monday July 21st, for
members and lady friends only. Now
Billy, look out this time; take the
■Misses along with you!
Miss Weirmouth, of Fernie, and her
equina! friend, are frequent visitors
in this burg.
-Bill Housley, of Jaffray, was visiting
up hero on Saturday last.
'Mr. William Harrison entertained
a few friends and acquaintances to a
birthday party on Saturday last. The
celebration took placo at the home of
Jimmy Davidson, Coyote Street. Mutzine, etc., was on the bill of fare, and
an enjoyable time was spent., everybody feeling good. The. festivities
lasted until the wee sma' hours. Congratulations, Billy!
■   Accidents
A special train was requisitioned on
Monday night to convey Wm. Hall to
Fernie Hospital suffering from a broken leg sustained whil3t following his
employment as driver at the bottom of
No. 1 North outside incline. We understand that the horse swerved suddenly, pinning the unfortunate man
leg between the tail chain and the
car. He is progressing as well as can
be expected. The Amateur Dramatic
Society will surely miss him.
On Wednesday morning James Hall
(brother of above) received injuries to
his foot while -following his employment as motorman at No. 1 East. He
was removed home, where we learn
he is doing fine. The sympathies of
the camp go to the parents.
MICHEL  NOTES
ness.     He remarked that Coal Creek
can certainly put up a smoker.   .-.
All Coal Creek members of the
Fernie Lodge Loyal Order of Moose,
1335, are requested to attend the social on Monday next, July 21st, and
bring their wives, sweethearts, etc.
The regular lodge meeting will tako
place at 7.30 p.m. New members
initiated at 8,15; social commences at
9 o'clock, All eligible persons desiring to join the Moose can do so by
applying to R, Billsborough, who will
give all particulars.
. Hosiah Hewitt says his grandmother Is enjoying the summer weather wo
are having at present.    Ask Arthur.
A special general meeting of club
members was called and held in the
Club Hall on Sunday last, T. France oc
cupylng the chair, The chairman stated the reason for tho meeting being
called. It was decided to run sportB
in 'Coal Creok on September 3rd pro*-
vldod there are no sports being held
in town, and that $500 bo given in
prizes. There will bo n band engaged for tho occasion, for which
tenders aro out, Several other mat-
tors of importance were discussed.
The Amateur Dramatic Society will
be giving a concort on the evening
of Soptembor 3rd.
Arrangements are undor way for
tho long-doforrod basket social and
dan co in aid of tho Football Club. Full
particulars will be given later.
Tho Sunday school In connection
with tho Presbyterian Church are
holding thoir annual picnic and sports
at Morrissey on Wednesday, July 23,
Tho prloo'ls Children, iindbr H yonrs,
3fio,; adults, 60c„ Tho company aro
running two spoclnl trains for tho'Vr
convonlonoo, leaving Goal .Cook''for
Fornlo at 0.30 n,m„ and returning from
Fornle nbout «„'iO ji.tn, A good time is
n .wired If lha ."won♦.hor holds goode
Como and hnvo it day with iho kldtllos.
Tho following Is tho ..Conl* Crock
llno-up for tho match nt Bollovuo* on
Saturday, July 10th: Goal, , llnnns;
brinks, • MoLotohlo and McFogfnv, ]\,\\s
vos, Swoonoy, A MeFognn lind Wliylo')*
forwards,' Harpor, Booth, MmnilnK*
..'ol if rn, ,1'ohiiHtotio; reserve, E, Part
ridge; Hoforno, P, MeOovorn, Mlohol,
The noiRo emanating from ono house
during Inst'.week-end put ono In mind
of it Donnyhroolc Fair. (Hud to roport no damage done, t\n It wns nil n
■joko.  "Ob, you Paddy I
Tho minimi election of school board
took place in tlio Bfhool Iioubo, Coal
Crook, on Saturday Inst, Thoro wns
only a fair attendance. Several matters of Importance woro discussed, and
onMmfito" for I've j'f;r;;i b.;Ii;n inched and passed, TnnrtorR worn Invited
for position as teachers In placo of
Mr. Flett, who takes up duties as principal of Hosmer Schools, and MIbh
Livingstone, who In back In England.
Tho following gontlomon wore oloetod
on lh<j Iwrtivl. Clid.ri. G'kinuii, ii.
Smith, J, Mawson, Chris, Wrlsht was
elected ns trustee. Tho mooting occupied about ono and a liulf hours.
The football anthuslasts who cannot got to Bellevuo on Saturday will
bo ontertalnod to a Junior league
pamo up horo, when Coal Creek Juniors entertain Mlchol Juniors In tho
Liphardt Cup Pnmpotltlonn, Come
and booBt for tho kids.
A special commlttoo meeting Is
called for tho Senior Football Club tp
tako placo on Sunday ovonlng fl.JIO,
Important business to bo transacted.
All commlttoo mon requested to attend,
Tho summer tournaments are on at
tho Club,    Valuable prhos nro being
catches were reported. Sam Hampton
junr. caught one in the river Elk
weighing 21b 3oz, which is as yet the
largest caught and weighed in this season for the "prize" rod which is being
presented by Dr. Weldon.
All players selected to do duty at
Fernie in the league encounter with
that club are requested to be prompt
at the depot at 9.15 Saturday morning.
Also the juniors who meet Coal Creek.
A serious accident occurred on Tuesday about noon at the coal company's
prop camp, caused by one of the props
jumping the chute and hitting a man
named Julius Gabrlou at the back of
the bead, knocking him insensible. Ho
was conveyed to the hospital In a serious condition and slight hope is held
out for his recovery. Julius is a
Frenchman and an old timer along tho
Pass. Wc learn just before going to
press that deceased has since succumbed to his injuries.
Tlie Juniors team for Saturday at
Coal Creek: Goal, L. Knall; full backs,
J. Price and J. eJnkins; half backs, A.
Knall, Mike Halko and Hy Jenklnson;
forwards, Hy. Parkinson, Fred Gullett,
A. Yates, A. Podrosky and Wm. Newman.
DYNAMITER  RELEASED
The stork paid a visit to the camp
again last week and- presented the
■wife of James Greenings with a fine
son. Pleased to,say,both mother arid
son are doing well. Jim thinks it's a
good change this time.
Quite a number of residents of- this
burg took the early morning train last
Friday for Fernie to see the sights and
performance presented by Sells Floto's
circus. We noticed the glad smile on
their-roturnr-which—denoted-aatisfac"
■tion. '       ; .     t
The Michel "Junior did not get the
treat they were expecting last week,
owing to arrangements with the Fernie bunch not having been made in
time. On Saturday'they returned the
compliment by defeating the juniors of
Fernie ,by the sume score (2-1) ■ that
they were defeated; with at Michel the
week previous, thus making honors
even so far in the Liphardt cup competition*. Tho locals were full of
praise on their return at the splendid
field in tbe new park at Fernie.
The seniors journeyed to Blairmore
last Saturday, satisfactory. arrangements having been made, as referred
to last week, for the league fixture to
be played there instead of at Mlchol on
account of it bolng a.big day of sports,
etc, 'in Blairmore under the auspices
of tho Orangemen's society. It was a
big job for the committee' to get a
■toam together. Howovor, eleven 'Players made the journey and a fair game
resulted In a win for Blalrmoro by 4
goals to 2, Jess Brlsco again undertook tho position botwoon the sticks,
but after tho change of ends'ho played
in the forwards lo allow ono of the
playors who was Injured just beforo
tho interval to guard the goal. Ono
of Michel's goals was scored from a
■penalty, and wo think thero Bhould
have boen many moro. Alt. Ball, Joo
Travors and Jim Hardman aro n trio
of good playors and good workors and
worthy ota regular place on tho
team; the othors played n hard' game
and should lmvo gatherod two points
In for Michel.   Oh you roforoo!  *
By accounts given tho baseball playors of Mlchol got a worse deal than
tho football players, for thoy Intoridod
keeping the prlzo money In Blalrmoro,
Evidently such , treatment  does   not
spaii'k woll for tho sporta In futuro,
Tho Michel boys plnyod a hard uphill
battle, and one knoek which wont for
a throe bftgRor wns 'declared a foul by
the umpire nnd thnt put the nllmnx on
•tho game.,, The flnnl scoro was called
(14.   Hani luck, boys,. Stniiloy Tod-
hunter   and   Miles   Estnforoolc   woro
tho battery for Mlchol, tho old firm.
'.On-Sundny morning   nbout   nighty
persons took the train from horo to
tako hi the picnic of tho K, P.'h which
loft a flompwhnt doHorted nppoaranco
to the camp,   Although It wiih vo?,y
threatening weather atitho tlmo of departure, .tho day wiih fine nt Hil-to, and
ovory one Hooinod to enjoy thomsolvos.
Lunch wan sorvod at tho "falls" nnd
proved an Idoul sjioi   for   tho   good
thlngfl served up.   We notlcod "a few
hiking   away   on   their   own,   but
Mich tint's bcr'Hc X fjuuLLi,.   OLii-
orti took In Iho basolmll match which
was arrnnRod for tlio occasion.  All ro.
turned by tho passenger shortly after li
o'clock, with the excoptlon of a few
who woro looking aftor tho refreshment!!, otn„ loft ovor.   On   arriving
buvl. ui Mi-vl.vl \i't«-v>uu\» \otwil jv it
good day woll spent. Tho lclddlos woro
entertained ln tho Mlchol hall on Monday nftornoon with tho rofros'hmonts
loft ovor and had a, good tlmo.   This
spoaks woll   of   tho   generosity and
thouglitfiilnoss of tlie social commltteo of th-o K..1V8.
Tho onmp can now boast of nn additional automobile, uuiklug Iwo owiunl
by "residents of tho cntnp, Mr. Tom
Crnhan, tho ropIbI landlord of tho Ml-
chlol hotol, having a beauty shipped Jn
on Monday laat. Now, ktJE, look out
for moro fr.no rides,
Tho local "N'lmrods" lind uriwif '^pnrt.
last weok end with rod and lino persuading tho »nMW*<l beauties to
como  and  nibble,   Numerous   kooi!
Edward E. Phillips, Who Took Part in
Indianapolis Plot, Is Let Out
on Parole
LEAVENWORTH, Kas„ July 12.—
Edward E. Phillips, convicted at Indianapolis of conspiracy in the alleged
dynamite plot, is the first of the 33
men to leave the United States penitentiary a free man. Phillips was released on parole today and left at once
for his home in Syracuse,.N. Y.
•He made application to the parole
board at its sitting early in June, taking advantage of the rule which allow*
prisoners to apply when two-thirds of
their sentence is completed.
While Phillips had a year and a day
to 3erve, good time allowance cut this
to nine months, and he became eligible for parole after serving six months
of this time.
JUDGMENT RESERVED
IN COMPENSATION CASE
VANCOUVER, B. C, July 13.—The
court of appeals has reserved judgment in the appeal of the Crows Nest
Coal company against the decision
_rend_ere_dr_bv^.Tustice-^lurphy«favoring-
dependents of Moffat, who claimed
compensation under the Workmen's
Compensation act. The action was
before Justice Murphy as a stated case
from the arbitrator, the main point for
adjudication being whether the relatives of the injured man should have
given fresh notice in view of the fact
that Moffat had himself given notice
of claim for compensation and had
died subsequently. The judges found
It was unnecessary for fresh notice,
and the company appealed.
OFFICERS INCENSED;
TALK OF RESIGNING
HALIFAX, July 17.—Colonel Rutherford, who commands the Sixth division
here, has been asked by the Hon. Colonel Sam Hughes for an explanation
of the bibulous tendencies of some of
the officers of his command,, He re-
fuses to 'make any statement to tho
press, but it is learned that the greatest indignation has been aroused by
Colonel Hughes* recent strictures up
on tho officers, and ihii several of
them will resign unless somo apology
from the colonel is forthom'ng. They
consider that Col. Hughos has no right
to order what they shall or shall not
drink, and that so long as tlieir dmy is
done and they conduct themselves as
gentlement ho has no right to .lictaif-j
to them in any shapo or form.
Toronto senior officers say they ar,.'
taling of resigning, tio, and from
other quarters the officers'here haze
reco!\6d messages sympathizing with
their attitude and proniis'.ugAhem Active support.
Drivers and vehiclo workers of every kind are talking about amalgamating their unions in England. The advocates of industrial organization are
agitatiug a merger that will include all
who build and operate vehicles from a
wheelbarrow to a locomotive.
COLEMAN
Liquor Co.
Wholesale Dealers in
Wines
Liquors
Cigars
DISAPPOINTED THUG
8HOOTS  LABORER
VANCOUVER, B. C, July 13.—Held
up by three thugs at Heatley and Harris streets oarly this morning, two laborers, Thomas Duff and Oie Gangus,
woro shot nt and Duff was badly
wounded In tho knee before money
could bo taken from them. One of
tho jobbers In trying to escape rushod
Into tho hands of a detective. Struggling and cursing, ho was handcuffed
and brought to the pollco station,
whore he refused to glvo his namo,
but said ho bad just come from Winnipeg. Duff Is now In tho hospital,
whilo detectives are searching the
oast ond for traces of tho othor holdup mon. Returning homo from an evening spent downtown, Duff and Gangus wore suddenly confronted by throe
short, masked men, Gangus gavo up
his watch nnd all the monoy ho had.
"I. haven't any monoy," erlod Duff
to their rough domnnds. Enraged, ono
of the thugs started shooting nnd tho
other quickly followed suit. *JU shots
wore flrod. Duff received a glancing
bullet on tho knee and full, with n. nry,
Tho robbers started at n run In dlfforont directions, A detoctlvn hoard Um
shots nnd tho cry and rushoil up find'
grappled with one man as tho othors
.dnshod away.,
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The 15 round boxing contest which
will take place in the Arena at Fernie, on July 22, between'Freddie Welsh
and Martin Murphy, the management
informs us, will be one of the best contests ever held in the Pans. Every one
is acquainted with the record of Fred,
die Welsh, while his opponent, Martin
.Murphy, is one of tho best boxers the
Coast has today. Since coming °to
British Columbia from the east a year
ago, the latter has won the amateur
welterweight championship of North,
western Canada and on July lst boat
Battling Reese in the s-emi-wlnd up
to tho Bayloy-Vase contest Ho has
engaged In fifteen battles, winning uv-
ery one of them, boxed In the* East and
beat some of the best boys thero. Including George Duffy, Battling Ityan,
Tom Logan, Harry Sto-io, the latter
having recently boat Johnny Summers
In Australia. Mr. Pat Connelly, who ia
the light heavy champion wrestler of
tho world and promoter of this contest, informs us that this contest will
bo strictly on tbe squnre and every
one will be guaranteed a good seat and
a good contest.
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Prices Right
Satisfaction guaranteed or money back
Phone 103       ■:':'       Frank, Alta.
F. M. THOMPSON CO.
s -"The Quality Store" ,■■ i11 ■	
ceries,
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ory UrOQQS
Clothing, Crockery, Boots, Shoes,
Fruit and Vegetables
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Blairmore, Alta. TKE, DISTRICT LEDGER, FKRHIE,  B. C, JULY 19,1913
Villifiers are Scored
in W. Virginia
■A to, in Uie dangerous districts of
■Vest Vh-5iu*a. Th« Unfted Jline
tVorkers Save; been on Ihr. job for
oars, and all -.hat the Si.lrotabers lavf-i
lone Is to denounce thtir officials and
irganizers aa crooks and attempt in
!very way possible to defeat their ef
The United Mine Workers is steadi-
evolving into a thoroughly inelnstrial
nion and in time it will certainly
ecome so, but never in a. thousand
ears will the efforts of these disriipt-
rs unionize the miners of West Vir-
nla or any other state.
1 now want to ask those who are
eaonneing^ our report under the false
retense that we have  whitewashed
Hatflejd,   if   Mother Jones
Joiin W. Brown are also crooks
traitors?   Both have been and are
iy in. the  employ  of the  United
■jil  tnese I. W. Whites charge tbst
DISCOVER REAL
SAFETY LAMP
By FRANCIS PBEHAN
The greatest and most beneficial
ehaugetbat has taken place in the
history of mining is about to be realized by the general introduction of |
the new electric safety lamp. The
"lii-sch lamp ot this type has been re-
ently approved by the Federal Bn
eau of Mines, and James E. Hoderiek.
chief of the Department o£ Minos in
Pennsylvania, has officially notified all
inspectors in this state that the Hirsch
lamp can be used in all gaseous mines
e tbe so-called safety lamps are
in u=e The new electric safety
lamp weighs a little over two ponnds.
Near. Future
The State of Colorado, has enacted
law requiring the use of the
eleetric  safety  lamps  and- all  other
min tig states and countries will ISce-
iss similar legislation In the
future.      The  Pittsburg   Coal   Com-;
in and others are installing chem
their mines in this district as
■r as thay can secure the equipment
from the firm that    supplies . them.
More than five thousand are in actual
use throughout the country and nave
proven.highly satisfactory to the mis-
The introduction  of" this now
lamp will entirely - eliminate the; d!s
satisfaction and dissension. that pie-
ails in many portions- of District. 5
■here ths miners are required to work
rith  the so-called  re fety lamp
great disadvantage.—V. "M. W. of A.
iNDER  MACNE1
Barrister, Solicitor, Notary, etc
Offices:  Eckstein Building,   -
F. C. Lawe Alex. i. Fisher
LAWE &  FISHER
ATTORNEYS
Fernie,  B. C.
SMoffsGupe
i.   CURES   COLDS.
A "Ledger" adv. is an
investment.
in the builpen, martial law was in
force, two Socialist papers had been
suppressed and tbere was a terribli
state cf affairs generally . Within
fonr days after our committee an
the ground every prisoner wai
leased, martial law was practically
declared off, the suppressed papers
given to understand that they
I resume at their pleasure, and the
irnor of tbe state gave his .unqualified assurance that free speech,
free assemblage and the right to organize should prevail and that every
other constitutional right should be
respected so far as lay in his power.
" may be said that our committee
had nothing to do with bringing about
these changes.      As to this I have
itbing to say.     I simply state the
cts.
Soon after our arrival it became evident that a certain element was hostile
the United Mine Workers and deter-
ned to thwart the efforts of the or-
"Virginia magnifying every petty c
plaint against the United Mine Wi
era   and   arousing  suspicion   against
every, one concerned with it, are the
real  enemies of Industrial
and of the working class.
I am quite well aware that there are
weak and crooked officials in the
United Mine Workers, but to charge
they are all traitors without exception is outrageously false and slanderous.
whole trouble is tbat some
Chicago I. W. W.-ites, in spirit at least,
■king to disrupt and drive out
the United Mine Workers to jnake
tho L W. W. and its program of sabotage and "strike at the
ballot bos with an axe."
To this.I was. and am, and shall
he opposed with all my might, and if
rjs be treason I -im guilty without a
The
g pay them tlieir salaries.
|    There is not'ii-ig :o 'ba gained bu
rything to be lost by the mad at
mpt being made by the anti-politier.
ionists ,and physical forcists to dis
rn t  and   destroy   the  United   Mine
rkers.     I am not at all in harmony
th its entire program and thi
m ch in it that I would change, but
lelleve that properly encouraged and
htly directed it can within the near
future be .made a thoronghiily
tionary industrial union(  one
graatest in the world, the "Hallelujah
—I'm'a Bam" element io the contrary
nc twithstanding.
. The charge has been directly made
that onr committee betrayed its triis'.
If there Is even the shadow of a foun-
itetion for this charge, then not only
should the report of the committee be
repudiated  but the  committee  itself
|*espelled from the party.
Let those who   Have   m*    this
charge against us produce their proof
and make their appea:  to the party
■r a refers ri dun vote.
So far as-I am concerned, the-report stands.     I hare no apology for
word in it.     During the
orked day and night with painstak-
ig flare to conscientiously perform
nr duty, an;! I am more than willing
that the party shall decide whether
"id it or whether we betrayed onr
could be devised hy the government
experts before it received the approval
of the Federal Bureau of Mines.
Advantages to the Miners
Throughout this state thousands nf
miners are required to use so-called
locked safety lamps, which are impractical to work with. The miner's
earning power is greatly reduced, be-
e one of his bands is usually occupied carrying the lamp. The light is
insufficient to permit him to properly
perform his work or examine the dangerous-root. As a result:he is compelled to use more precaution and
nove around very slowly. Great num-
lers of miners are killed and injured
from falls of coal and roof because
of their inability to properly examine
tlieir.working places and detect the
danger with the lamp now in use.
Thus you can readily see that tbe
Introduction of the new safety lamp
will be a great advantage to tha min*.
by increasing their earning power
reducing accidents. The so-called
safety lamp, as a. working lamp, will
be immediately displaced hy the new
Hirsch electric lamp and, as soon as
the supply is available, thay will take
the place ofthe oil lamp generally in
ji the mining industry, so that
the miners will ho longer be required
to inhale the unhealthy and poisonous
3 that come from tbe lamps
where open lights are used.
Will  Be Generally Introduced  in the
HANG FER LOW
Begs to announce he has
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on Victoria Ave. N. as a
First  Class   Restaurant
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"We will furnish your house from cellar to garret './'.■■
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Box 380, Fernie, B.C THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B. 0., JULY 19, 1913
PAGE SEVEI
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~W. A/INGRAM
ATTEMPTED MURDER
OF JOHN W. BROWN
An attempt upon the life of John
W. Brown, who has been prominent
as a representative of the United Mine
"Workers in this state, was' made in
Clarksburg on Monday of last week,
which for sheer brutality and cowardice has about everything vile skinn-ed.
■Bob and Frank Shuttleworth, Consolidated Coal police, * have be°n
charged with the crime, fcrank iV.r-
nished bond, but Lob got out with a
physician's certificate, stating that he
was too ill to come, his illness being
the result of bumping into Brown's
strong right arm.
The Shuttleworths have been the
terror of Clarksburg and vicinity for
years, and it was not startling to the
populace to learn .that they had been
arrested for attempted murder, hut
even with the knowledge of the Shuttleworths that ClaTksburg people possess, It was hard to believe that an
attempt so dastardly would he made
by any civilized being.
Brown and Edward H. Kinter were
walking up the street in front of the
Goff building, which they had just left,
and in which Kintzer has an office,
and slightly in the rear and to one side
walked Robert .Tordon who, while posing as an I. W. *W„ is accused of being
a coal company spy, or "stool." Suddenly a shot rang out and a' bullet
plowed past Brown's abdomen and
into -the arm of Jordon. The direction of the bullet, as'shown by its
course through Jordon's arm, until it
struck the pavement,- where it exploded, -proved to have been fired from a
window of the office building of the
Consolidated Coal Company.
The building was immediately surrounded by .police, under the direction
of Brown and Kintzer, who had warrants issued for the two whom they
believed to he guilty, and it was not
until 9 o'clock that night that Bob
Shuttleworth slipped out of the building and into a buggy and was driven
rapidly away by another coal thug before satisfactory warrants could be
secured. The warrant was afterward
served at his home jvith the result as
stated above.
Defends Himself
At 30 o'clock in the morning Bob
Shuttleworth bumped up against the
first real thing he had encountered
within the memory of some of tho
oldest inhabitants of Clarksburg. He
has existed for years on the reputation of being a bad man, of having
several notches on his gun, of having
a private graveyard all his '"own, and
all that sort of thing.
Pretty, cordially hated, • yet, somehow, he bluffed his way through, and
managed to feather his nest from, the
compensation     his     bloodthirstiness
FOOTBALL
Results  of
Matches  P
July
ayed   on   12th
Hosmer,
Hosmer. -
1; Coleman, 2.
Referee, J. Cow
Played at
an.        '   ■
Blairmore, 4; Michel,
Blairmore.     Referee, J
2.    Played at
. Adamson.
Hillcrest,
Hillcrest.
7; Fernie,
Referee, R.
2.     Played
Levitt.-
at
League
Table Corrected to Date
Coal Creek
PWLDFor Agst P.
. .10   8   1   1   27— 6   17
...10   7   2
1
54—13
15
Coleman   .
... 9 .7   2
0
24— 6
14
Hillcrest  .
...11   5    4
2
21—17
12
Michel   ...
...11   3   7
1
16—22
7
Blairmore .
...11, 3   7
1'
14—.14
7
...10   2   6
2
14—16
6
...10   1   7
2
18—36
4
RAILWAY MEN ARE
- READY TO STRIKE
Eighty
Thousand    Conductors
Ttainmen to Slrlka
and
COMMUNICATED
NO NIGGER IN THE WOODPILE
P,
Wholesale Liquor.Dealer
Dry Coods-'Grocerii, Boots and Shoes
Gents' Furnishings
BAKER AVENUE
BRANCH  AT  HOSMER,   B.C.
COLEMAN
Billiard and
Pool Parlor
Two Billiard Tables
Three Pool Tables
Bowling Alley
Hairdressing
Cigars
J, Graham, ?£2£
Wholesale and Retail
Tobacconist
Barber Shop
s Baths
Shoe Shine
Billiards and Pool
Coffee and Sandwich
Counter
Hazelwood Buttermilk
Victoria Avenue
FERNIE, B. C.       Phone 34
Central
Hotel
Large Airy Rooms &
Good Board
Ross & Mackay E£»
"clrOTTclow^or liim from the Consolidated.
So when lie met John Brown, the
Socialist ancl United Mine Workers'
fighter, he proceeded to earn his
wages according to his own idea hy
calling him all the vile epithets he
could dig from the deepest recesses of
his diseased mind. Drown was sitting
in front of the Capitol Hotel, carefully minding Ms own business,, but tho
fact that ho was in ClarkBburg was
enough for this heastly tool of n beastly corporation, and he deliberately provoked Brown with the intention, it is
believed, of Inducing him to attempt a
blow when another tool was to strike
Brown down from behind with a blnck*
jack.
But as Shuttleworth, the town bully,
drew hack for the first blow at Brown,
tho latter unllmhored all of his six
feet threo and three-quarter Inches,
and for ahout ono minute took caro
of himself In a way thnt left Shuttle-
worth sick nnd surprisod. When ho
was nhlo to crawl he dragged himBolf
away to tho dnrknosa, whoro ho belonged.
Second Assault
Brown, going across the bridge toward tho Goff building, was adopted
by Prank Shuttleworth, who ithroaton-
oil to kill him, At this Juncture another thug, Jade Fleming, grabbed one of
Brown's hands and Immediately Shut-
tloworth grubbed tlio 'other, rirown
wrenched himself looso, and then noi-
thev dnrod uttnek him, and ho went on
hln way to the Goff building.
It Is chnrBOd thnt tho Shutlloworths
followed through the adjoining RtronlH
with tlio IntPiillon of killing him,—
Wheeling Mnjnrlty.
NEW YOUK, July 13.—Whether or
not a strike of upward of 80,000 conductors and trainmen on 45 eastern
railroads shall be declared within the
next few days depends upon whether
the railroads recede from their present position and withdraw from their
refusal to arbitrate the wage and other differences hetween the companies
and the men.
The declaration was made tonight
in statements by the members' representatives after the grievance committee from the various roads gathered
here in conference had ratified the
strike vote recently voted, and authorized A. B. Garretson, president of the
Brotherhood of Railway   Conductors,
and W. G-. Lee,'president of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, to issue
the  formal  strike, order to their respective   organizations.    Peace   prospects centred upon the attitude of the
roads, the men declared, with the possibility that a way out of the dealock
will he supplied by tomorrow's conference in Washington, where amendments to the Erdman law; under which
previous disputes' between the  roads
and their men have been arbitrated,
will be , considered  with  a  view  to
pressing  their speedy passage upon
congress.    The general committee of
the organizations authorized Messrs.
Garretson and Lee to delay the strike
order long enough to permit tbem to
attend the Washington conference between President  Wilson,   representatives of the railroads and their employes and public men.
Presidents Garretson and Lee left
on an evening train for Washington.
_Shpr_tlv,_before_the-ir-dej)arture-thGy-
issued a statement explaining the action of the committee today and the
attitude with regard to the Washington conference.
To -the Editor of the District Ledger
1 notice in your issue of July 5,
where reference is made in the Hosmer Notes to my resignation as principal of Hosmer school, that the item
concludes as follows:
"Quite a bit of comment is being
made relative to Mr. Jay's resignation,
and the opinion is pretty generally expressed that there is a nigger in the
woodpile somewhere."
While I appreciate the recommendation therein extended to me, I can assure the correspondent and citizens of
Hosmer that my resignation was entirely voluntary, and that the term
"nigger in the woodpile" cannot be applied to any member of the School
Board. The secretary has shown me'
the minutes of the meeting held a few
days after having received my resignation, and they plainly state that the
Board was sorry to receive it, and that
they accepted it with regret.
■My object in writing this communication is solely to clear the members
of tho School Board from all blame,
not to create any controversy or discussion, which I should be very sorry
to do.
Thanking you for the space, I remain,
Yours truly,
J. E. JAY.
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When you want spruce we do not
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Abolish Preference to the Union Work
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List of Locals District 18
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NO, NAME 8E C, and P. O* ADDRRE8S
29   Bankhood.......■ ...... F. WboatJoy, Bankhoad, Alta,
jj-uaver cre««  Win, Davla, Uoavoj" Creek, via Plnohor, Alta.
JhU'Xi-j............. Jtuuea Jlurkc, Uox U, Bellevuo Alta.
Blalrmoro.......,,,.. W. L. Evans, Blalrmoro, Alta.
nurml*............... T, Q, Hanles, Passburg, Alta,
Carbondale.  1, Mitchell, Carbondale, Coleman, Alta.
Canmoro  N, D. Tbccliuk, Cnnmoro, Alta.
CmA^.4.4. .,.,. \i, Gratitim, Coleman, Alta.
Corbin i... J, Jonou, Corbin, D, C.
Chinook Mine  W. R. Hughes, Chinook, via Din raond City, AIL
Diamond City ...J. B, Thornhlll, Diamond City, Lethbridge.
Fornle................ Thoa. Uphill, Fernlo, B. C,
Frank.....  Evan Morgan, Frank, Alta.
Hosmer.....,....,,., W. TlnMtmtmc, Itosm«r, D, C.
Hlllcreat., Jaa. (Jordon, Illllcroit, Alia.
Utbbridjre 1,,  Moo re. l"3i Sixth Avcuuo, N. LothlrldKo.
Lebbrldge CoJHerlca.. Frank Barrlngham, Coalhurat, Alta,
Maple Leaf T. O. Harriot, Paaaburg, Alta.
Michel  M. Barrell, Michel, D. C.
Monarch Mine...,,... Wm. Hynd, Elean P. 0„ Taber, Alta,
Paiibnrff. T. O, Harriet, Paeabarf, Alta.
Royal View........... Owv ,T»dan, JtnpilCollMrfM,LethbrMffO,Alta
Taber................ A PaU«raon, Taber, Alt*
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in
London, July 17.—-The new Austra-
Han government ls losing no time ln
effecting several changes in*the various federal departments, according' to
tho Sydney correspondent of The
Morning Post, Tho post offlco ls to
be placod under the control of a business, non-political commission, a decision which is generally approvod,
particularly by tlio commercial community, which has long complained of
tho serious Inefficiency of the post nna
telegraph departments,
Postmastor General Wynoon has also -nnnouncod that the hideous design
of the commonwealth nostngo stamp
represent Ing tlio h.'ingnroo must dis*
appear nnd that the new stamps will
bear Iho King's head with murks
symbolical of the six states,
An oxlmiiBtlvo Inquiry hns boon
oponed Into electoral procoduro with it
vlow to avoidance or tho gross abuse
of tho system practised at tho rocont
gonornl elections, ,i
Labor MakeG Protest
Tho nilnlHtry's decision to abolish
Uio preference hltliorlo given lo union
workmon on coinmonwonlth'H works
has nrotiHod a stornrof protest from
union officials. Premier' Cook, however, stated today tlmt tho government
was making no nttnek on unionism,
hut folt till poHHlhlo -sympathy .with Industrial unionism. Tlioro novor watt,
ho Hahl, .any Intention to bring down
wages to Inlorforo with unionism In
any way. All tho government was
doing wah lo lay down thn principle
of public -control of the aorvlcoH of tlio
commonwealth, and to pnvlile ncjiml*
Ity of opportunity for nil oltlzeii-t. -V.t*
flcloncy„would he tlio only test In tho
futuro,
With regard to dofonso matteir**. it
la being considered whothor more gun-
orcuB support should not be «lvi?n to
rlflo clubs throughout tho common"
wealth, Thoro haa boon n' vory largo
!;..' y^iii. ',.. I'.c ...*s..*.''«.i^'»l|i ut tinsinj
rhihn In r*vi>nt, yonr«.
S3.50  RECIPE FREE,
For Weak Men
Send Name and Address Today
-Yoo-Can-HaifB:IHriiB-and-
Strong and Vigorous
l have in ray possession a. prescription
for nervous debility, lack o£ vigor,
weakened manhood, falling memory
and lamo back, brought on by excesses, unnatural drains, or the follies of
youth, that has cured so many worn
Rnd nervous men right In their own
homes—without any additional help or
medicine—that I think every man who
wishes to regain Ills manly power nnd
virility, quickly and quietly, should
havo a copy. So I havo determined to
send a copy. So I have determined to
chargo, In a plain, ordinary sealed enve
lope to any man who will write me for
This prescription comos from a physt-
olan who has mado a special study of
men and I am convinced It Is tho purest-acting combination for thu euro of
deficient manhood and vigor failure
ever put together,
I think 1 owe It to my follow man to
tend them a copy In confldoneo so that
any man anywhere who Is weak and
discouraged with repeated failures
may stop drugging himself with harm-,
(ul patent modlclnos, soouro what 1
boliovo Ib tho quickest-acting restorative, upbuilding, SPOT-TOUCHINO ro-
mody ovor devised, Mid so euro himself
&t homo qulotly and quickly. Just drop
mo a Uno llko this: Or. A. 13. ttobtn-
■son, 4007 Luck Building, Detroit, Mich,,
and I will «end you a copy of this
splondld reclpo In a plain, ordinary envelope froo of charge, A great many
doctors would oliargo {3,00 to ?r>,00 for
tnoroly writing out a prescription like
this—but I send it entirely froo.
NOTICE   OF   QUARTERLY   DIVIDEND
Notice is hereby giveD that a Dividend at the rate of Seven per cent.
(7 ) per annum,upon the paid-up * Capital Stock of this Bank has been
declared for the three months ending* the 31st May, 1913, and the
same will be payable at its Head Office and Branches on and after
Monday, June 2nd, 1913. The Transfer Books will be closed from the
17th to  the 31st May, 1913,  both days  inclusive.. —
ANNUAL   MEETING
The Annual Meeting of the Shareholders of the Home Bank of Canada
will be held at the Head Office, 8 King st., West, Toronto, on Tuesday,
the 24th day of June, 1913, at 12   o'clock  noon.
By Order of the Board,
JAMBS MASON,
Toronto, April 16th, 1913. ■>■ General Manager.
BY-LAW   TO    INCREASE   CAPITAL
It is the Intention at the above Meeting to submit for the consideration and approval of the Shareholders a By-Law to authorize the Increase
of the Capital Stock of the Bank to $5,000,000.
A. C. LIPHARDT
JEWELLER AND OPTICIAN
FERNIE        :: :: ::        B.C.
"I Grow Hair, I Do"
Fac-Sitnilcs of Pnf, Geo, A. Gavlow
!'\ "   -fS-Xfi
PAT CONNOLLY
Light Hwivy-WfllKht 'tihnmplmt of
tlm t-rorM
Phytic*] Inilruelor and Director
CLASSES
Kwy Motility. WediMWInf nnd FrM-*}1
ffwii H p. in.
TERMSi lt.00 p«r month,
Print* Tuition amngod
Tho unions of Arizona nro maklnff a
Htrong effort to recall Judgo Phillips,
tho only Hopuhllcan oloctod In tho
county In which Phoenix Ih located, ba.
v»u**n i»t? »»i»i> ^'■•■■i w«j jiarmu to corporations In 'ho trial of personal Injury canon Tho unionists olalm thnt
Phillips' act'onH have had a bad effect
all ovor the s-nto.
Rowing Is a uport that has hitherto
oacapod tho taint of snobbery, Oar*-
mon will read with keon regret this!
item about tho coming Yate-Harv&rri
raco;—" When the Harvard Varsity
mw;ts Vale In the annual boat race at
Xew London, Juno !0, thfl onmmen In
tho crimson V-amlty shell will repro-
t*nt ' f.ts.ooA.ftM o? ' h«iraiipp»rcf|t.
Thoy will compMo with fMimm-^n who
nro couched by W,.ArxereH Ihttlmm,
whoso fattier loft a $70,000,000 entato"
The Saving Habit
jVfANY pooplo who nro
A'1, onnilnglnnH tlmn you,
nnd whoso nocossnry ox.
poTinra't-Ci I ivwj, h,*vo
boen unvlnp; for years tind
now havo snug and comfortable hank accounts,
Systematic saving was Uio
foundation of many n
largo fortune.
It Is a habit that Is
easily acquired, affording
moro satisfaction and offering larger rowardH tlmn
any othor habit that you
could form.
You cnn open nn nr*
count In thin bank with
ono dollar, and every nix
montlm your Mvlnga will
be credited with the highest current Interest.
■J, F. GILL
Manager,   Ftmtt   Branch
lluld nl L'i) ll.'-tiiinlat ,'f.i.     Still Imvi'ii-ut
Younff Man, Youne Woman, Which da you profor.
A NICK I'MJMi III'MI/I'II'Y head of* )>nlr on n clean imd healthy Hcalp, frco
from Irritation, or u bald bead nml u dlxeiiHert nml li'iltiib],- Koulp covorud
Willi HunlitH, immmonly called Damli'iiff.
NIUU'JX ON TltH NOAM' or an Itchy Irritation Is imalilvo proof your lialr
mnl scnlp l» In a illw.MHi'd cowimoit, i<« tn'nlo eoliiiiionly eullwl iMtulruff,
nrlwIrtatoH from one of tlio followlnKl'aruNilulnl JjiKuuif.ii of tito Capillary
(llnnilH, hiioIi iih (Helmrrlieii, Hlcen, CapltlM, Tetter, Alopecia, or Uxetliln)
und eertiiln to roHiilt In Hlmolntij, IJiiiilrii'MH utile** ■ etired before tlit> gertn
Ihim tbe Capillary OliiinlH doHtroyeil, IIiiIiIih'Mk ami tbe Iuhm of Imlr l« nh«
jiolutely  umioHOKHury  nml   very   uulieeoinlntc, '
A Mi IIINI-MNIM OPT 11 )<] IIAIII fiule mviiy like ilnw ' unik-r Miy Hclenllflo
treatment, uiul 1 jioHltli'ly bnve Hie mily .to'Mein ■ ol" inniunent no I'nr
known to Hcleneit tlmt. In |»o«ltlvoIy nm) tii-riumif:itly curlmf (llncum-n
of tlio ball' iuul |ironiotlii|f iow Ki'owtb, Tbe Imlr ejin be fully rettiorod
to Km imtuml tblelcneiiH mul vliaMly on all liemlii tlmt mill -show flue li/tli'
or (tftiAAi, \ii'tt\'i< tbe renin are mil il>m<l.
t ll.WKA lM-:tll<'l-:*l)T MVKTHM of treatment for out of tlie eity i*m>nit>
who e/inliol pmnr> to iiiii fur iierxmiul tieulioi'iit (W1SITH TO.DAY) for
ipoHllmi blitnk (nul full iiaiileuluiw. KiiHomi Miiiinii mnl mention HiIm
liiiper. My prlcoH mnl tenon are rraxunulile, My cure* nre punitive nml
permmituit.
"OoMHttlt Ihe lieut mnl Profit by "t, Yen'i'ii 1'nM'tU-i^ (l^Mi-eilisiic^."
Prof. Geo. A. Gariow
TU   iVvt-.'u'i* tiiui*  SttviKijic iJfatt' and bcuip Specialist
noow j, vvctDOfy qloqh, wrvwieta, maw.
#1
SR!8»Sk1854
■ ■    THE        H^ A'    chaT.h«'OUh-
Home Bank panada
Tli#« >r« mtif urh(f tcttmai* op*M*t *«<•> ih« H**** I*"** lot •P«i*1
purpcKH for in**l«n<-«—>« houwheUUr mil.,1* »»»i«f up «o w»li# parm-tut
ig*inM«m("t*i!»Ktoi«hi»l'inM«»i nf inpnj » [.futniitinjn Wilil«inmrl«f. It
il'arwiUrprMtlrt with m«*y lfom# lUnk d'l»»;tJ™ «e ox** '-S****1 »«ail*t*
fur diu.li -^uh;v*c,*ii;U W witWi*-* ll.. mi«».»> *l U>* «»wl *Ai Un »•» moult**,
«r fi»r, ttiita thtt ''**• inffioltm M i"*'* th* **»***tt p-iyratet. *s.
JAMCS MASON
atnti><l.M'N<«ll
Mt»o ornct ««t- TADHMTn
• wnnNcmti in   I vnvl'i i w
BMHCMtS ANO COHNKCTION8 THROUOHOUT CANADA
J. T. MACDONALDl Manager
VIOTORfA AVt„ .j-        '   -?• «RNI«,B.O. ~pitr".
PAGE EIGHT
THE DISTRIOT LEDGER, FERNIE, B. C, JULY 19, 1913
it
Some
Come and take advantage of our week-end
Specials--They will
save you money
Our Ladies'
Department
Ladies Corsets
$2.00 TO $4.00 CORSETS—WEEK END SPECIAL PER PAIR $1.50
These are discontinued numbers of W. B. Nuform, D & A Bias
Filled, W. B. Reduso and La Dna. All popular and high priced
brands. Not all sizes in all styles, but plenty of styles and sizes to
suit all.   Week End Special, per pair ; $1.50
Ladies  Summer Vests
Two for 25 cents
i "
Extra quality of fine ribbed summer gauze vests with short or
no sleeves.   "Week End Special, 2 for  25c
Fine Dress Ginghams
CLEARANCE PRICE ON FINE IMPORTED DRESS GINGHAMS
Ginghams of extra quality in all the new stripes, checks and.
plaids for dresses, waists and children's wear. . Worth from 15c to
25c per yard.   "Week End Special, 2 yards for 25c
Final Clearance of Lawns, Dimities, Batistes and all Sheer Summer Dress Materials in colors. There are light stripes, dots and figures, dark stripes and figures. All the newest patterns. An exceptionally large variety of styles. Worth from 20c to 35c per yard.
Week End Special, 15c or 7 yards for  $1.00
Summer Dresses
LADIES' COTTON SUMMER DRESSES—1-2 PRICE
Final Clearance of Lawns, Batistes, Ginghams, Puc'ates and Marquisette.  In Black, Navy, Alice Blue, Grey and White grounds. Some
made with insertion trimming and others with plain self colored
trimming.   All go.   Worth from $2.00 to $9.50.
Final Clearance \ 1-2 Marked Price
Ladies' Oxfords
Special values in Ladies' Oxfords in patent leather, gun metal
and tan calf, in new and up-to-date lusts. Oxfords ranging from $;}.50
to $5.00.   Special Saturday "" $2.95
SEE OUR BARGAIN TABLE
Our Children's
Department
Children's Straw Hats
LAST CALL ON CHILDREN'S STRAW HATS
Children\s Sailors iuul Fancy Huts in whito and colors.   Mostly
nil sizes.  Worth from 60c to $0.05.  All po nt v. 1-2 Prico
Wash Dresses
CHILDREN'S COLORED WASH DRESSES
if     V, ,1*1-1   ■ ,;,   ..11   41*r*   „„mV,M.l  ■"•li pvri  t.'iiftn' •***(*  hl«lVov   "111 fl
II  l,   tlit IV   j/IH-VU    ">'■   I-"     >•'*<    "i '>*'■'      '•   I
ll*    *
marked them to close out. Some*of them) drcsseu arc tlio -Jjcbl hulliu\$
style* nnd color of tho swison. Thoro is every imairiwiMn itnler nnd
style in tho lot and mostly nil sizes. They nro worth from <j»1.25 to
>",i.UU.   l,'.i(.wiTi<:t. price .. CSc l\> $1,75 tM±]\
Men's Suits
$15. 00
We have 150 suits ranging in a^*^
price from $20.00  to  $30,00 to
clear at
$15.00     P-
Fine Worsteds and best import- wSi fl^^^K^
'Klm-Hfe^i^^R'**
ed   Tweeds   in   Browns,   Greys, ^«»SM«Mami*.-
Greens   and   Heather   mixtures.
This will be your last opportunity
this season to get a suit of this        :<• ^.'^
quality of material and workman-       if-Uv^v*
Ht**-:  -*£3.i.
ship at $15.00
r*
J)
"We   are   sacrificing   these   to • 	
make room for new goods.- m
SEE OUR WINDOW
Invisible Suspenders
All our regular 50c lines oof Invisible Braces in both two point
and four point will be sold at 35c pair
Combination Underwear
The ideal Underwear for warm weather is white mesh combinations, short sleeve and knee length. We will sell special Saturday
and Monday all our lines of Mesh Combinations. Regular $1.50
at  $1,00 per suit
Here's Your Chance
For Saturday and Monday only we will soil any of our Now
Straw, Linen or Panama Hats at a reduction of 20 per oent.
SATURDAY AND MONDAY ONLY
Outing Shirts
Special for Saturday and Monday Selling'
These nro whito nnd cream ground with fine stripes in pnlo
blue, pink, mnuvo and black.   Collars aro attached. All patterns nnd
colors aro guaranteed not to fade.  All sizes from 14 1-2 to 17. Regular value $1.25,   Special Saturday 75o oach
'i
Clearance in Oxfords
A great Cloaranco Snlo of Men's Oxfords in all styles; patent,
gun metal, tan calf, velour calf, in the best lasts, Theso are regular
values up to $0.00 nnd will be cleared Saturday and Monday at $2.60
Men's White Canvas Oxfords and Blucher cut Shoes.
Regular $3,75.   Special ........'*........,,  .$2.05
.Regular $&t>U,   {Special  *.,*> *?l.tfo
Regular $2.00.   Special A,". $1.05
Our Grocery
Department
Specials For Pay Day
Tuxedo Baking Powder, 16 oz  15c
Bird Seeed, J lb. pkg  10c
Mrs. Stewart'-3 Liquid Blue 2 for 25c
Molasses Biscuits, 2 lb. ..' V.. , 25c
Slab Fruit C^e, per lb  30c
Government Creamery Butter ' 2 lbs. 75c
Bulk Cocoanut, per lb , ; 25c
'a.
Lowney's Cream Chocolates, per lb . 35c
Braid's Big jTour- Coffee, 2 lb -..... 75c
Lowney's Co^oa, 1-2 lb. tin • 20c
Blue Funnel Aitsup pts 25c
Eggs ............: ,  3 doz. 1.00
Canada First t>ure Fruit Jam 5 lb. 75c
Kelowna Peaces, 2 lb 3 tins 50c
Kelowna Apficots, 2 lb 2 tins 35c
"S5MM"RaisiPS"T7T7rr7T77T'. 77777777 77T7""2~pkpTl5r
, Prunes, large size, 2 lb  25c
Bran, 100 lb sack '  1.25
Upton's Jam, 5 lb pails .■  50c
Mazda Electric Lamps, 110 v. 40 w , 5,0c
Roses Lime Juice, pts ,.  35c
Liquid Vene^, 4 oz 20c
Liquid Veneer, 12 oz  35c
Sherriffs M^'malade, 4 lb. tins ,,. 60c
Colombo Olive Oil, 1-2 gal. tins '  1,15
Queen Quality Pickles, 20 oz. sour  25c
Queen Quality Pickles, 20 ox sweet  30c
Black Knight Stove Polish, per tin ..'.........'  10c
Van Camp's Baked Beans ;.... 2 for 25o
Siam Rico, 4 **h, ,  25c
Sunlight Landry Soap 6 for 25c
Pondray's TvVm Bar Castile Soap 4 for 25c
Kelowna Tomatoes, 2 lb. tins 2 for 26o
Now Carrots 8 lb 25o
New Beets, & lb ,  25o   '
Unformonted \Vinos, per quart  40o
Attention/
Come and look at our Pay Day
Specials, You will save money
by buying these. Come early before I tie choicest bargains are dis-
'■'f, . ,,,.. '    ' 'X
posed of    You will not regret it.
Money Saving Prices
%
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TRITES-WOOD COMPANY, Ltd.
** \\: • „ *  "
BRANCHES AT FERNIE, MICHEL, NATAL AND COAL CREEK
The Store of
Quality
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