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Iridustrisl: Unity,- is 8treh~g$h:
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The Official Organ otpistrict No. 18, Ui.M. W. of A.
Political Unity is Victory
$1.00 A YEAR
Heirs ,of  Man  Who Was Killed
Sunday Can Recover Damages
*  VANCOUVER, Feb. 23.—The recent,
.'■ decision' of Judge Grant in an arbltra-
. tion under the Workmen's Compensa-
Uon. Act, ln> which his honor held that
tha widow and children of Steve Pie-
oas„ & railway laborer, could not re-
" cover damages for hia death, because
Pieces was killed while at work on a
Sunday, was this morning set aside by
Justice Gregory,
'.' Judge Grant saM: among other rea«
-eons, that:'under the .Lord's Day Act
.;f?Meca» had no busin«» to be working. he M-w .-.^^^ ordere.»
on a Sunday, and that as contracts en.
V-tared Into on Sundays were unlawful,
•?{* thafc (therefore. Plecas* dependents
could not claim any benefits under the
.,- Workmen's Compensation Act.
"f.*.. Justice Gregory of the supreme
court, in reviewing the casje this morn-
Ing, held thnt, there was nothing in the
Workmen's /Compensation Act to de-;
. prlve -an injured party from obtaining
benefits even if the.injury occurred
on a Sunday,-and that the penal pro-.
* visions of the Lord's Day Aot were
not applicable to workmen's comperisa-
itlon cases.    ,
FACE $10,000'FINE
*er of llrioid-ad, stocked -the oommlittee'
■wlien is^'-tald/ ot how Adjutant' Gen-
vconail J-oihQ Chase Had kicked, her, how
another ^ddiieir had tried to strike 'her
(with, a saber, and' how, after She ha4>
suffered these outrages, she had been
taken to jail. Her story of how Geo-
©rai Chase .became so exo'ited- ait -the
■crowd of women that he feU off hte
-hone created much laughter.
Miss -Slater <toSd of Use notorious riding down of hundreds of women in .Che
saieets of Trinidad. She said* she heard*,
Ohase give tha order to ride down the
."wontedi* and eaw them, unconscious
and bleeding, fall under the hoofs of
■horses and beneatth the blow of ea-
hers. A scone of women were Injured
In this ".brave cfharge" of militia.'
The claim of the United Mine Wcste-
eris tbat many of the militiamen were
Baldwin Feltz thugs and mine guards
-waa substantiated by Joseph Smith,
who had been a Baldwin guard and
was recently discharged from the mllltla.     „ t _
Smith was'the man who stopped
Congressman Evans, a member of the
investigating committee, and told Mm
lie after lie, Including a story that 50
or 60 had been killed' in a fight at Bar-
wind.   When, asked' -why he had lied,
, SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 23.—Imprisonment for two years, a fine of IIO,-
000, or both, is die maximum penaifay
that can ibe Imiposed on tlie three defendants In the Western Fuel Company! conspiracy case who wene found
guilty at midnight last night after a
•tidal, of more than two mopttra,,
James B. Smith, vice presWfent,
general manager and a director" of the
company; Precterick C. Mills, 'superintendent, and Edward H. Moyer, a
weigher, were the men convicted. Bdr
ward: f. Smith, a weigh .checker, waB
acquitted. <*■*.. ;s.v,    -■ .-
"^Tffirtraje ■wfBite~not!Toefeed,*U4i «£*(■«#"
-me wjairn of Ithe verdict, the -court
ordering that tbey be permitted (to remain st liberty .tor tihe time being,on
the bad previously furnished.
, . Their lawyers were prepare*--* today
to make an itnmedlaite motion, for a
new trial, ' Saturday morning feus
bean set for sentence.
.The, verdict greatly shocked tine
eopvtotied men, aU having expressed/
"oonfldenoe of acquittal. When the
iwWte -toco foreman read the verdict,
James B. Smith wns thn only one of
the defendants to retain hie com-
Six ballots were taken. The Uret
"was 10 to 2 for oonvictton. The two
Ahat favored acquittal 'held out until
toe sixth ballot when they voted with
the majority. Before the voting, began a wae agreed to acquit Edward
J. Smith, San Praitcteoo's former tax
Albert Wheeler, a former eamptoyee
of Judge' Nonthcutt, attorney -tor the
coal operators, told *tfee conrml-titee how
he had seen boxes of arms -stored in
Nonttooutt's office, of how they had
been distributed from the rear of hits
newspaper office.
One of this most notorious outrages
of the week happened Tuesday -when
Ahe anill*tda went to Starkville on tke
pretense of searching for arms and
ransacked the homes of the first *wj»
witnesses to be called -by tlve United
Mine Workers Wednesday nionntng.
Although, they said they were only
iootoibg for arms, they thought It necessary to go rttorough all the private
papers of these witnesses.
The congreaBmeb heard testimony
ae to the ey-stepi of peonage <inx Southern. Colorado, and of Ihow the United
States mat! has been tampered <wi<th
by tihe ntltttta.-
Macleod Presbytery, in 8ession Deals
With Vancouver  Island Strike-
Regret Government Apathy
"That tiie PreefcQrtery have observed with dew regret the long con-
It/nuance of the unhappy dispute in
the coal mining Industry on Vamoou-
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DE3NVBR, Cola. Feb. 23.-(Special)
—Stodee of abuse* upon. women and
children, of robberies and other law-
•braatalng acts of the mllltla and of
the tyranny and oppressions of the
ooal operators in Southern Oolorado,
■truck terror into the bearta of those
who beanl th* congressional wKness.
ea at Trioidad thle week and made an
evident -deep impresMon oni Uw con-
PnoMUr one or tbe moet notorious
outragee esjweed was that <toU. by little fltne>yes*oM Justus YaoUoski,
whoeo mother was robbed of 1200 by
owe nWtlaman while the "captain"
lap out in the buggy drunk.
Justus told of how tho soldiers had
come to tbo house ou afternoon while
bla mother wnn away. One walked to*
to tbls bouse and, wttbout trying tbe
trunk, demolished it with au •««,
Otottwa wore Mattered- over tbo floor
antM thle Oolorado "prtsorver of the
peace" found an old «oat. Whon be
«hook tt, Un. YMMnekl's poclut
book foil to tbe floor. Tearing H
open tbe opldier took tbo f SOO.
, /Tbe Mttto bor prateoted. saying tbat
Ms omhmm wim (whip bin tnd wm
-Mwworad witb a Mek by tho mUUJa-
flMWt, /Tbo tbtoe other smaU chlldreo
beasn to ory <wben thoir brother wm
knocked down and tbey too were tbo
tMmo of *» HMMekrat beating by tb*
''soWtof, one UttJo glH reoelvlng a
kfck In «o fsee wttch brake the
bridge of Mr woo*, "
Tb* fiendish mtm* of thew brat**
aw sbowo when tbo, "eoMler" wont
to tbo kltehto, ate several eggs '1M
queooeo; they regret-also tbat net-
their the provincial nor the Dominion
goveromlentSL haw> appeexed to be
abbe or <wWlng to deal with it in such
a manner so to convince tbe people
>hat thev have it0**** enxloP*) to see
Justice done. And tbey further place
upon -record their conviction that the
tattere-fte of tbe man engaged in the
beneficial ami dangerous occupation
of ocfci. mining _ sfaowliJ. be JVAtcbed
over with especial *care."
Sueh was tbe 'resolution moved bv
Rev. T. M. Murray, of Coleman, and
eeconded ity Rev. A. r.. Bnian of
Letbbrtdge, dealing with the long
fight between miners and' onera^oni
on Vancouver Mend, n* put before
the annual session of the Macleod
Presbytery at Wednesday's session. It
was unanimously carried with but
brief discussion, the members ot the
session feeling that the situation la
one which requires not discussion but
FridalH»grq$3|j jfam^ j *" x
Prldny's proceeatags opened with
President Smith. In the chair. .The
finst matter waa the reading by P'. W.
Johnston^ frat*?rnal delegate, of suggestions -by Solicitor Macnell. (Fernie)
with -neference to amendments to Che
B. C Compensation Act.1 The amendments found favor with the delegates
and the Executive Board'was instruct-
ed'-to use all means to get same incorporated im the Act.*-.
Report of Committee on Appeals and
•Appeals were received from Passburg, Coleman apd Bellevue Local
Unions asking for relief for their -mem-
bersMp. After much discussion, in
which practically all tbe delegates
took pant, a substitute motion <by Delegate Wheatley, seconded by' Delegate Balderstone, <to the effect that
a'll Locp.1 Unions-be exonerated trom
the pa-ymiient to this District Union of
the defence fund for a period of-two
months In order to meet the -several
needs of their members, was submitted to a roll call vote and declared by
the chairman to be.carried.
The Calumet Strike'
The appeals and grievance commlt-
'tee recommended that the sum of
$1,000.00 be granted towards the' Calumet -miners' strike, and also recommended thqt the matter be referred
to Local Unions to permit them to
contribute further, should they so desire. The resolution in connection
with thia waa introduced by Interna-
tionai Board 'Member Rees, and1 was
as follows:—■*
WHBRBAS the Western Federation
of Minere aro waging one of the most
■bitter struggles of the present age;
AND WHBRBAS the said organization is financially embarrassed owing
to the many btiiter battles that have
recently taken place;
AND WHEREAS the number of
Bcdkems and their dependents Is approximately 40,000;
AND WHEREAS our i$cent International convention unanimously de-
elded thAt all Districts hold caucus
ment and) their actions In connection
with the Vancouver island strike.
Report of Delegates to the Rocky
'   Mountain Association
The comimittee expressed their a4>-
praval of the aims and objects of this
Association, and recommended tbat a
delegation of two members be 'sent to
the next convention. The convention
concurred..- \
The report of the; Fraternal Delegate
to District No'.;; 6 was also read and
adopted, ,    '
Tellers' Report
The committee on the tellera' report recommended that a new election be ordered in* Sub-District Xo. 4,
and was based;'upon a statement by
Board Member Burke that an irregularity, existed *liv -the electioli of %
Noyles, owing to the fact .that he hart
not,been a member of the Local or
District Unions -sufficiently long to
comply with the constitution.
A motion to adopt the report of the
committee was-*duly carried, jwfaita a
further motion to accept the officers*'
report as a whole was also carried.
Report of Constitution Committee
With ar-egomTto the recommendation
of the District President that the convention, /reconsider the action of the
last convention ne ihe election of
auditors for the District Secretary's
and District Ledger books, the committee concurred*, and upon a motion
to adopt the recommendation of the
commltitee being put to the convention, it was carried.
The committee further recommended that .Article 2,' Section 3, be amended as proposed 'by Bellevue Loca1. by
addlftg thereto "he shall under no circumstances sign any agreement or settle any dispute^ without first obtaining
the samctton of Local or Locals."—
Artloie 3, -Section 3, was not\cbang-
Article 3, Section 4. paragraph 3.—
The committee recommended the suggestion by the Michel Local Union
■that the amount be made $5.000.00 in-
A..meeting o'f the above committee
will toe held in, <the secretary's office
en Sun-day, IMarch lst, at 2.30 p.m.
Sick and Accident Fund -
.A meeting of the above committee I
will be held in the secretary's office
on Sunday evening at 7 sharp.
Improvements every week character-
ite fhn management of tbls house,
whioh Is" rapidly gaining Increased
patronage, The seating accommodation Is ample and ccanfortahle. The
theatre ts well heated and ventilated.
The (Pictures projected tern soft and
clear, while the curtain is of such
proportion as to give tbe moet realistic effect to Ute (Various film*. This
la a picture that con be watched for
hour*, without soy strain upon the
eyed or other bad effect. Manager
Johnston, liowever, Informs us that be
Intend* to stey right along until bo
produce* the fine**, softest and dear*
est picture shown In tho Kootenay.
. Tbe program for Friday and 8atur
day will contain a splendid oomedy
film, eotitled "The Cowboy Millionaire." The atory Is full ot Ufe and fun,
tho synepafis of which ta as fo-tlttws*
Duttnt a wonderful exhibition of
honemaneMp and cowboy skill,
"tludd," tbo foreman of the Diamond
8 Ranch, I* -handed a telegram sum-
mooing Mm to Chicago to claim a tor-
taneteft Mm by an unci*. Whitetture
be hit* In love and marria* tb* *t*o.
ogrenher to tb* office of ht* attorney.
After a y-sar be Ures of the monotony
of th* Hfo ho leads, and wire* for tbe
entire ootfk to eome to Chicago god
wake tb* town up. They oarry out in'
•traoMoiw etaboiwtoly, much to tbe
-rnn-borraMMf* of Mrs. "Bndd." After
ihey'leavo, "Buddr embraoes Ms wlfo
snd, to bar great, teller, wblspeiw
"Norw •Hlfc*. *  ^_   , ..
Yor Baturtay:  "The OhoM or the
gtsotemt*," a th«^Hng Mexican amy:
fteanciad assistance they'could afford*,
AND WHEREAS most Districts that
were financially able Immediately ma'.
and granted donations varying from
$1,000.00 to $5,000.00;
that thi**, the eleventh, annual convention of District'18. U. M. W. of A., go
on record as giving our unqualified
support, morally and financially, to
■iwr-Oalti'met "bWtheis;' oa)* Inasmuch
as the most tangible way of showing
our, apipredajSton and admiration of
tbe noble tight which our brotbera
end their families are waging, therefore <be it further resolved that we
authorise our District officers to tor*
ward to One W. F. ot M. officials at
OaOumat the sum of $1,000.00.
llie motion to adojVt the recommendation was carried, hut wa* challenged and in the roll call which followed wa* fully enddhsed.
Several delegate* desired to he
iplaced on record' as having voted
against the motion on account of the
Ian ter ftatit of the recommendation of
the covmnlttee asking tbat'the mattor
.be further referred to the local Unit
one. W&th the first portion of the ro-
commendisKion, granting the $1,000.00
donation from the District they Were
in entire -sympathy.
At the request of Fraternal Delegate
P. W. Johnston, the following telegram was Immediately despatched, es
i* was felt that it would have a rood
Influence on the striking brothers at
Lrthttridge, Alia.. Fe*i. 20th. 1914.
Charles Moyer,
Prw'deot Western Federation of
Scott Hotel, Calumet, Michigan*
District Number Eighteen . United
Mine Workers of America, In convention assembled, admire* the courage
and determination of the men on
strikv ht Mkhli«*n, aud counsel* tbem
to tfand fast and tear not. and vote*
ono thousand dollar* fo help tbem do
so.  Thle strike must be won.
J. K. Smith, Preside*.
Board Member Burke introduced tbe
foM*wfn« re*o»tttlo«5—
WIIBRBAS certain clause* In tho
Ooal Mines Aot of Alberta contain
matter wWcb we deem give* tbe
right to our permanent local gseretar-
«e* to enter tbe mine* for the p-urpo**
of measuring the work done, and for
th* 4Hicpo*e of examining the min**
nwoentlng their safety or otherwise;
WHWlBAfl the Weel Canadian CM
«6ead of $l,500.007~THs was agreed
to by the convention.
Article 3, Section 5.—-The resolution
by ithe Bellevue Local to amend this
section was not agreed upon. 'However, upon the matter being .put to the
convention, lt was decided that the
seottoo be amended to provide that
the officers' expenses be Itemised ki
the balance sheet.
Article 3, Sficttoa 1.—Michel Local
submitted an amendment to tbe effect
tbat the words be added thereto, "they
get no pay." The committee noncon*-
curred and the convention acted upon
•their advice.
An amendment to Article 4, Section
1, by Michel Local was left open' for
the convention to discuss.
It <was moved by Delegate Hystop,
seton<-Jed' by Delegate Balderstone,
that the amendment be rejected. This
was put to -the vote and carried.
Article 4, Section I. second paragraph.—Upon the recommendation of
the committee, it was decided' to
emend this by inserting thirty cebts
instead of thirty-five cents a* at pre*-
Aril-do », Section 2.—The coownAt.
tee did not a scree In the resolution submitted by <he llellsvue l*cal in regard
to the initiation fee and e suboUtu-
titonel motion by DrtcGMe Berwick,
"provided that a otember through ed-
venae circumstances, and w-bo 1* not
working 4n the mines, shall be entitled to honorary membersWp upon
payment of fifty cents per monMi.
limited to a i*rlod of twelve month*,
otter having hit cose passed upon by
his Local. Honorary membership not
to entitle member to any benefit* accruing from the organisation/' Tbo
subftitute motion was seconded by
Delegate Harris* and carried.
Saturdays Proceedings
President took the chair and oslled
tbo convention to order at 9 a.ra
K-eiwrt oi iiMUtiumiuii umuiuU*uo
continued. An amendment proposed
by (Jladstonp Loesl (o tbe offset tbat
tb* defence fund be reduced trom &0
cents to 86 cents, snd another from
tb* "Mlch-H Local to tbe samo effect,
was not acceptable to tb* commUtw*,
but they recomnieoded tbat tbe words
"fifty cents'* on Iln* t, Artlel* 4, Sop-
Moo fi, be altered to "foriy-flv* mt/tn."
Tbls was agreed upon.
Article r., section l- A resolution
from flladnton* l*ocsl to redwe IM»
trlet oftirers' sskiry $!&.<K) per month,
and from Taber f*cwl to the effect
h* smsndNI
deleting the last three lines on page
13, and substituting the following, to
be known as Section 5: "When seven
or imore Locals apply for the recall of
any officer or officers, an election
shall take place within twenty-one
•days after the recall of the officer or
officers charged When forwarding
request fbr .the recall of an officer, the
'Local so doing must definitely state
their charges; it shall then be the
duty of the District Secretary to forward a circular letter to all Locals
specifying ithe charges made, and the
defence of the party or parties affected*,, the ,salid ejection to be held m
accordance with the election lawB of
the organization."
Article 6, Section 5.—An amendment
-was submitted' by Bellevue Local:
"That when -more than two candidates
are running for office tlie successful
candidate must have a majority of all
votes cast." This was left an open
question for the consideration of the
convention, and it was eventually decided that the preferential system ot
balloting be introduced.
Article 7, Section 3, was also amended; >No change was made in Section 4
of the same article, while Article 8
and Section 1 of Article 9 are also
.The cbm-miWee did not agree with
'the amendment propose* by Michel to
Article 9, Section .2, but after an
aonendment by Delegate Elmer the
convention accepted ' same. The section will now read: "Should tbe Local
Union ,find that such violation of the
Act .would endanger tbe life of the
members working In that particular
minev they shall immediately order
the men to suspend work until the
matter has been rectified."
The following amendment was made
to Section 5, Article 9: "No-member
shall work on holidays or Sundays, unless to perform extraordinary work
tbat cannot possibly be performed in
the week day. Any member violating
this rule shall be fined the sum of
"Any Local working op holidays,as
collected *y the District.",
There i^ every pateibilSty that the
Socialist Local of Fernie will shortly
be instated In oue of the moid commodious halls of the city. At present
the comrades are making arrangements for.a lease and when this is
completed', announcement of a grand
opening night, at which several well-
known orators will assist, will be
Comrade Alf. Budden, who has been
in Fernie on previous occasions, is tolled to speak here-on or about tbe 15th
of next month. The comrade's knowledge of economics and Ills ability to
handle questions appertaining to same
is too well known to need any further
Pea-manent Organizer Goodwin will
be here on the 8th of next month, and
•will immediately take the work of or-
1 ganizing in Fernie. Comrade Goodwin
has had considerable experience
speaking and organizing on the Coast,
and has a most fluent knowledge of
sociology. i
One has only to visit this house to
recognize tlie appreciable difference
tMa-nager Green has made In Ihe projection and genern-l effect of the pictures. At prtsont he is showing a fine
dear picture, strong, but not loo hard,
yet every- detail is sharp and well-defined. When- Mr. Green has completed
his new curtain, there is not thc slightest doubt that he w1ll.be showing one
of (he clearest pictures iu the town.
Attention,has afaO beea given with a
view to -practically., eliminating all
trace, of flicker, the result of which
lias been to make the picture visible
from any portion of tlie house without
undue strain upon the audience. Another feature that promises to be very
popular is tbe amateur night*, which
was introduced for 'the first time tost
Fridayt. This will be repeated tonight
(Friday) and Messrs. Puckey and Hansen /wili again a-ppear,. while several
other aspirants to footlight honors win
also put tn nn appe«.rar-?e.
A sa'sj fatality occurred in -No. 9
South. A. L. in a prospect off 2 South
gangway on Tuesday abou*. 8 p.m., a
cave-in causing the death by suffocation of,Ale* Sussko. k appears that
whilst deceased, who was a backhand,
was helping the miner R. Hanpoci^ to
forepole the coal which is of a loose
nature, without any wanung began to
run Hancock shouted to deceased to
look out, both of them ac the same
time- matolug tracks for safety, Hancock taking uv.e manway and deceased
the chute. Hancock managed to reach
a cross-cut after having a narrtjw ets-
t.ipe en rzii-ra train hting buritd by
therun:ikins veal. He inimtiHauly adi-
e:l to -deceased but got no reply and,
find Jig t'.ie < iviif fills! bf coal, obtained
help and ooniun-eiwc-d a search. Although deoesi»ed was quickly located
he was j:«:iini**,i ag-adnst the timbers in
such a manner .tlmt 'it was impossible
to release li'm- tdie constantly runiiing
coal making iht work of rescue a slow
ai-.tl dangerous ,j.»roceed'ng. Deceased,
who leaver £ v.OiSow and nvo small
ch'Cdren re-sltfung in Ho=mer, was be-
ycn>l aid wht-i  Mcased.
Article 9. Section 6.—This section
was deleted from tbe conatitutiom
^Article 9, Section 7.—The committee
did not agree with the resolution sub-
milted by the Bellevue Local to the
effect that the District officers1 are
forbidden to ally themselves to any
political party other than the Socialist .party without having tint received ftermlselon from. - the .District
through Una medium of Vteferenduro.
A substitution was offered by the com*
initlee that the following be added
thereto: "other thon tbe Socialist
party, and that the preamble of the
District constitution be read once a
month by the presiding officer of each
I-ocai Unloni"~€arried.
At this stage of the proceedings,
Fraternal Delegate P. W. Johnston,
District <), Western Federation of Miners, iwas presented with a handsome
gold watch fob and Inscribed locket.
as a -mark of the appreciation of the
delegates of District 18. lite presen-
ttsdon was mmde by Itoard Member
Burke, and was received by Fraternal
Delegate Johnson with much appro*
datlon and; feeling.
The following special resolution was
Introduced by Delegate Wheatley, iby
the .perjnlssl-on of the chair.
WHBRBAS thc preliminary {trass
IjONDO,\\ Fob. 25— "Such an outrage as our .deportation without a
chanxre of justice in the counts could-
never, i am su-re, happen in Canada."
Tliese were (She words of Bain this afternoon wirier, ]>roe6ed for an interview for Canadian papers. "There is
nothing more I can say. You have
read all about us ta the papers. All
the italk of -suborning for a labor republic is bosh."
llie exllei iViue all raid that they
were too tiral- to talk when seen at
the Gra&on -.hotel thle morakig. It
was ten. o'ffcck before fhey flnthtfued
breakfast, tbtfcn they -went shopping
L. O. O. M.
ln Tottenham Oourt road.
tlietn   are jaixsidliig  more
mnn A'      -._..-  .......
iwi i9v&—im <<7n-cai vcw~
'Moat of
than the
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entment show that i< rtain amend-
ments to the Lemieux Act will he put
forth thi* sess-V.cn, and tt Is understood
that some of tbe proposed amend'
anonts roeke a closed shop Illegal;
that this convention goes on record'as
opposing such amendments In no uncertain manner.
Moved and seconded (that the resolution be adopicd.—-Carried.
DetegMs Whcailey ako introduced
the foitowlna special resolution for the
iOiw*Uiw#U<Mt ol Uh* coiiv4tn-Uoii;    -
Wl (BRUMS consklwabl* privation
wns experienced by the whoW» community, of Western Canada owing to
tlie dtfferwnees of opinion between our
Union and th* ood operator* of this
Wttrie*. resulting in a ttrtl?<* of »'i
inoutiK i^wtfon j and
WHKHKAS It is the ff^Hng of this
ronventlOA tliat a more enuHabli* basis
of undeiwtandlng ite airlved at for ail
that this convention la desirous that
a Royal Onmmfcalon be mk*A for, for
ths'pmrpeaw of *ot\nlt*iin into ^tsiHtg
Every member of the above order is
requested to be. in attendance next
Monday evening, at 8 p.m. sharp,
when the lodge wiil be opened and
receive nominations for officers tor
the forthcoming year. Severn! other
matters of vital importance to th*
members will be discussed.
All good 'Moose should not neglect
this call, and .every effort-should' be.
made to secure the very best men
possible to occupy the various positions in the organization.
On March 2nd the time of meeting
will be 7.30. This has been done with
a view to accommodating the brothers
from Coal Creek, and all member!; are
asked to take particular note and
govern themselves accordingly.
I South Xfrican government before sailing.
Leader Is Silent
i'outsma is obvi-ously the leader of
the exUes but .he is six-foot tbreo of
adamant stteur-*.;. Tod»y he aud Bain
who appears to im the second -in command, visited tbe offices of the British Trades Comw.-il. There apparently
financial arntu-genueasts .were gone Into. The Qih*ff B*vtii loafed In tlw hoSol
smoking iouriv* but wo'ild not talk to
Pcutwma txzr'* Bain would range up
alongside ani... utoor leadwv Can&dn
has produced' but tho reot of tha exiles aj)j>car to be about tiiw etfant ot
the xtyftci that haunts railway fonstrw-
tlon cuntiK in Western Canada*. Not
one of tbt* nino have tho mu«neiic
pow-^r thnt Lari;in showed. Logtal
opinion is being taken today to t**\
wimt action -can be started, agniioA:
the awnwt. of the i'mgeni*—Calgury
Prom an authorHatlw wuw;c we
learn that the swats of two aldermen
will be challenged. One has already
ws'.iwd. however, and the other will,
wc fear, be forced to follow «m1*t. Tlio
L . , ,* -„ imfortun**** part sboui the whole -af-
rpiwrts Issued by the Dominion Got' fajr jg t|,g< om counflllor sat on th*»
Council durtng *he whole of last year,
an! Khould he have occupied his soat
illeu-illy, coiHPidira'Jle cmbarraismenl
will l»« exp<»iieweil in validating the
various actions of the Council for
lt>i:i. There does not appear to he a
greet d«»#lre on the part of fhowj In
Petitions for the relea**> ot the Vei*
couver miners are in the hands of W.
L. Phillips Fci-nie, who will formiufi
-t.of»ieg to ail l^x-als who d^wlw* ««•
The fHXltion can be *l«u«l at tti»»
Workmen* Club, the Hortnltst HnH
aad the ledger.
PARIS. Feb. 22.-The miners ot
St. iiMtcitiio end several of the large
rtouth-ern collieries hav* called a gen-
4>owsr to glv«» nn^ Informetlon. and jr-ml strike for tomorrow a» th*» re*it*.
we have to rely upon the enquiries of
several public-spirited cltlsens who
nn deiMtnined thot Ihe whole niattw
*h*t| he tltoh«'d out. and ur*»t willing
to help flnin< li-ill> in so dolna.
also "Two OM1
Kejmons <om-
then UinrwUie rest oo ths floor, bnwl^ 1 tdy.  Monday: -!*• Iniroder," a two.
»»t "•d5P> . |wel ftwdal.   Tassday:  Thanhoussr
Hamh Stater, a H-yoaroId eehool  two-reel feature entitled "The Wight
tulas and daughter of a uroperty own.; „f Wealth."  ■•
Change in our
Publishing Day
that Article V teuton 1
.........^^ ,.w ,.,*-, ~_.-~^, . to «wd "tbat the salary of die DKrlot I conditiona mgandlng the cost of Kvtnt.
Ikwles. Ud,. has refused to peemft the Vice Praeldent he |1.w per top, and i before our agreemeiit etpttnm, In or-
•tertiary of Ikllevae I^ocal to enler legittesite mj*»**«> **•■«> on dn«y.":dfr t> tar* a*<uraul) h** ««r <U-
itm 'tnttm apon th* troonds thst «h»' wss not acooptahlf to tb* nmml>'t *. •nsnds: snd th»» ** h*rohy tn-ttrnn
ProrliKia! Inspector of Mines has In-lmd upon th* matt*r holug put to th^jour <x* viy: k, tuk«- th.- »'<<»ap
■terpwtod tfie clauses wentlwied to the! ^nvwjtlon * wss <l*eto*4 that no m«rs to ohtjin **mo, snd 'hat *tJi«»
•pfffft thst tlM^* owiy eiiply to tho««»\rhmn* should h* m»w 1 >«•)«•«»t<-s Hi*.r.n!'r«.i *>w v ■.»■<- tn* t,*ni;i ■. r>
irMjfvfsrtea who nm <p|mi!05"w| as win- ''titer, llntdpr^on* and Mnrtitt d#>sin«l • opent<> wl-ti *h, rt- "t •tint .»i,t
otn; wnd i to be placed on record as having voted J    Mnvrd ami *»-. i«id»*l thttt tho nm***
VVHKKHAS the iiecteiarir** ol !**»#- i -uiitiluiM. tlve  vttt>n'nu"nimtti*n ot  tii* , litUon U> **iU«t»tf.il.   IWr'.wl.
I burg and C^sman locals have also} comtniUee. ;    Movwl by IWw.tr Balderstone. thai
. mutt iKnttmut* »«.-«*•»•«•»*«• *** timet *«•«»,     .»•«•■•■«    *•• '■■««•««  ■• iw..«.«^  ••     ,>,,.• ».»i... ,.<   i....»   .  -•■   ..,.,«....<»■», •»•
1-fc'ro"   tor ><hf   fmTfm**-*"   "♦*i*f*i1    ■''    Vi*tr "niitvt'ioo owr***. |« **h-t> romtXtt   .*„  , '■•, <  *     ..»•.«*.   •■*
i though their Itntmitt nm ttMrtmns of j tion snlimttf**! by tlw Michel U»esl, ss t formtidon.»v  m - -»»«»• cw * fti tit*
i lb«lr performing mich dtHkw; „ fellows; ji4rlt sihI^-HS-u »m..'5i;». m Miirfomi-
'    THfill!fX»RR  m  IT  RRMH.VRP      "T» *"**'"« •"**"* '  "nwlMl*  Hr»"»."' -^--,   --  • »- •»•<■ ^
I that It Is «*e ss«w of this ionwethw I tows: Wl»mi .*•« P«f cent of th* msoi> vention s> n pr*%^t*w * * •' r,
Ittmt effort* should be mnde to hav* I t»rs of i't* Nstrirt si* on *ttt*e or'    Thi» mf»»!wt by |w-v«m/«- Itoldfrtfmi*
-iiw-* filmnt^>tf« eltmmm nmwiW   «*■»'+-irlr*M *••»*   'ho w«*t*m M *ho Htm Ho*   ■*-.«< ,*,<*,   .»r—• '. »   ■• ' • --'    *
ss to nenwH «t» loeol wfflrwrs tw ■ner-1 nttlror* ***wn tm-rwnttemi .«♦ iw?r «a«s. t   ftlm-re nmt vernonm in.** » noimy
form their duties to a proper nM»«#r. I Whw «»«   «hol* or pw«***»y ^
of elimination by the senate of myer*
al of tht* clauses of the uiKtargrotitfd
workers' p*»-n*ion bill, In t»»«> North,
lui-Atver, tin iiilii«-irt mo mtimoeA tit
'he strike and hav« refuted to ink**
;.a*l   ill   ,L.     Tiu    t,i<,'.-«•*< IU  tt, ite*.*
CALOARV AND FIRNIE RAILWAY! pich4«K    lar»e    rdntorc.^t*U»    ut
  j troops and K»Mid«nw» to »t. RU*ti»i»»
Thriv has been a deal of rumor
bus) during the past fow months with
reference to th«t building of tb!t Iln*.
and in case any untcrupuloua persons
mlyht he teni|tti«d to.«tart s boom on
tbe prospects of this mucb-uiJk-wi-of
line would state ths facts as near as
wm can Jssrn.   Th» rhsrler for this
Wn» exnlff* early In   March of this
year.   Thero Is a syndicate form-nd iu j
the (Md Country who will purohasn j
the   chartsr,  f«wld«Hl  th*   wiitliml i
'-■jiWHwiny ran ft*-* « #"««<in-ii('*m.   If •*i<-:
i«wten«ion Is wanted M Is llk<-!> that j
*h* «nmt>sfty will build and fotttfaf,
l'..*.   i ...ItXtl'tll    tttrt't    ,<l»wh     U.« .      .-i,i'..|
pa** thrroitrti On** wnf»»iitp««0' **•
imirki* that '.<tt tiut is i,t*-dt»i is tli*t
|xwnii«al(m ni 'he railway Ixunl at
I Vims'* T)''»i ii-" ♦»" '•! •*' '* «t"
»'■)> <?in* ii :i»nitihr bl'iff i': bclim put tip
t»> mvo iln* -rhnmr  iw:n wi-f nf  tho
Itlill* t    l <Hlt|Mll,<   ■
(If roiinm, »»• r*'.*itfo th*'* una- d«v
■ U'       I   'I*      i»l«*',     *>'       'I HI,,     I'll*      --if:.     »|.»t*"i
end other atio-u-tl part* to pi«v«iBt
ths disturbances.
A fut eune of hockey was j-i»>'« <»
here on Tnimlay nit ht betweiin Hoik*
vuf* and K#roli», resulting in m scow* of
two to ;linn» in favor ot Ft-ndo.   Th»i
le** mn* In iwor condliionv Nt **«tj
man plsy*^ as (bough It ws« « rtm«»-
' fitor«*Hp gsine.
I    Yttung Itttittop, of tb* Fterole t«f*n»,
] prsvH tt).»i h« l« tn hi* ^epo-trtie-i m*m
. ».,» ,t", ■u..t-,t.*,.%»im,    |1< U*«>,1<HMAHNi |#<**'il*
I l>.   fltmlnp atsd flrtd*, nt »h» }\rni**~'
j .lli.ll    Vuttt-r*    lit    tl|«*»    lk"it<tr«V»*W>,    H'««f*t
l-rrj'iliti-il Tli* foi)o«'in£ n.-j**; t!,*1 lm*.*
' tip
' 1\-'■'..'■.               !*,,.. '!,:, I>,*.r,., .(„
j J. IhiiiI,,              i*im\ H'-h^tt*1**
] it. SVatiw<.r*          i*.it*r li.i-.tkn
<, ('Indn             -<-'t)\*»r tmlt,! Hkk#-v
THE 1918
flomt* »|,vn'!id  f«*«iiiir**
It, t-n ^(t - . *■ it    ''iN hni*"*"
r*t ,v-   -* *..        .',*... * '
f,    l»>ltl)f '<
l», l*Wi»K*i»;»
l,*f» w iff
tilth'  ti'i';
ft Ml
fi'Am tm\*
•Inr'na '•'
The Convention |»TtBff dtctdtd that the Ltdffr
Im publtohed on Thnrtdir, wt wish to <mll th* »t-
UbUob ef all contributor* and tdrtrtiMn to Mnt.
In future all correipondcnce uul adveitijwniauU
nraat rweb thte offlco by Wtdswdaj mod, or nr-
Utr. WgihiU»otbttbl«U)imWWn»«wgr««iTed
from tho ctmpt on HrarwUy, hwt will hold nmt
ovor ud ium fohewbiff wook tf wltible.—Ed
«bo!f of t»w in«'tii*>»T««|. of tht Ws<
trict I* *m »rlk«* or locked oht. ih«
lY.Hrtm ottUn-rn shall rw-«lve twilke
tn-wtlw Hk«- any cither member, and
thrir Ifiri'imote iroveHlng espenseo."
1'pon t* roll mil vats tarts* taken.
Thi* niolotlon was adopted.
A dlseimdon with refwtsHs to r*-
j tiiJnlnu a permsaew. seerot«ry for
: "to**!* l'»—Iwrit snd Maplo I«af Lo-
1 rata was 4Macvsss# hy th* conwntlon,
! Md often « motion hy fM#«*** n*'-, . .
idwiwooe, it was decided to leave ths  Ui" rtimnnau di«.i«r«» H»# rmitm toi|i,,,w he made w v*- j
nussUon la th» hands ef the RnesUvs s«f«t»s ths -r»'c«>mmet*dsttoii of the ew»» Ixtmr Tempts In s. r«rda»^
vote of thanks t"
Uithbrldgs Tradw» *tri lain* Couiwtl.
•nd to .Mr, Kthmurm ut <h** lullm II*
lei, fer Uwlr klnd«<*»« «n 1 <ouru»> to
the delegates during ih.- tuuxou-W^i.--
Moved and ■♦crmd**! tlm » smnf of
■* -'ti j»r«fc
*n*r .mjiit ti.-i« j^ni a imtqiin prow
*'(Ht«ti(|«»<I lb Xh* i to iM'lfPi fnftit. and h* assnr** iu *h.i
■f .* *', *    *  '■■- •     *     ••■. • -•#
retotio'l to* jnri'ro nwl  Wt'nri*-tlli't*
Tbe nSmtikm of the nntmtnry'n report ntss alto re fried-.
"thn. Wm.vtt* IjnJw* wnn. tmnt at*-
cussed, and ft was decided tliat tb«»
iwspwn tNHisy tt. %im pspsr ne per-
we*.'   Tbtm win I* nm <\not* ln
Reeert ef Ift-temsttemii Ostrd Mtwbsr
llw emvwMlM nwrwie* is tto
rommtttM's report and want on record
Al*:.i(-:i' S, Jv-Ct-MMJ 1. Was siSO SlU-Mld-
nt tiy n->"»it'>*-«t from HHIcfeM t^ooal
to iii« i-t',--.' "«h*t the 4*t*9*t"* to
the variotia '-ntir^Bjloes be efwtel bj'
tlN» Hwtr""-! s» tswrt."
Ar-v-u- •? *rr*Hm, warn ssn>sd*'J to
rrad that "no officer that Ms -mignt-d
hw oftK* ***'**■ 'e* ***nSntm tm m ****&*
Me tor *»/ ofmt t» tm «MriM «*»•
Hon «ius«d l»v »«»h W*gnatto».
Ante!* ■%. HmAlm i, wasasssndsd bjf
W,Hd iMXiilu.    Cm.
Laddirtdos was mimii < :i>-*- - -» Aw
n«at nnnvsnifcm eitv tti pffon-nt* to
Vmltcmry ani <V>1* jw.u
Moved and mvmdf-i Axx,
mm sdjmmi sltw di»*.-<"*trTi<*d
tht* k^miiw* for th* vrtth wi t   *>; t
,.,,..*» ut,.|f .,r„ ,in;f»n« t:>m*> nt tb«- tin ,
• »!. lw has tnen alius iii,   Th<s **i* two ,
nn.»|«*t't.f'd   la.   :**   usual,   wi»-n«i*-*r*tu!tv ,
elonr aed fllfi,**rb'»*, uhll* tho turn*: '
o»n  riirtaUi   h*i§t*  nm   nhnrnlv  n***'
iii!tmM«*t dotal?    T'i'- i'nigroiu for ?);;*
mo*k,  elHt   is   ,i«   Utile* n-   H»»«r"" ,\
I ,\,*-.**t>. I.,, ,.,**... > t, ., -i i,* .■.: tU*%«,.*..*'
mhiei%'.nmil,  •'(.,*• Hi>. i.4*i.!" in tin**-
reebL   Mon-ihltr—What i* drwrrlbf^t »»
•v.o m<wt d*sr;w« pj.-tsit-i • -, t-r j.re:}<*;« 4.
rk)! *Tat.»tato Kid«i," in thrrr !>*!«.   Tl>'*'
! it th* tinn ot n net*,** «f adv-mrtiirrdnt •
Tine clewatli »is»«-1 -'.iwwten «><'*»*«rl#« %«tl* ammr-t 'ht- fmiimn r»?r,;t'v*'
IHMrlfA   Ig,   tl.   M.   W.   of   A-   »-s»|*rh»m«t.»NPS  of  ■fctat.'irv,   WedntwltM	
Srwsaw tw a nnss «* ■* ■«« t»«■»*• ►•*■ j"* *Vv**»-riw» Ntgtit," tow wtsr wfnf'f'
IIM, ItH, if *ii».defers itvlmt MI«or*MWl Rstsrday. Marrii 7th.  Proe^.,
■Mwlwu/asiic waidwlni.' «' tt*«- "H«l \th* Womm Rw." in fhe re*'*. A wt'i.
Flag." jef fMm wRh a ebriit tn #?ery (not.
i* tl'i
14   !
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tins ***■
.-^iis'h-fr.'i   Mtn-fta. p'sy
»■ inAti-f*- th* 4-tMisnwi rltm-
,1 n-'if-.n lucjng: !*<<• *-'"'
£. L. GATES, Proprietor
Fernie, B. C.
The  Leading Commercial Hotel of the City
Rates $2.50 per day
With Private Bath $3.00
Fireproof Sample
Rooms in Connection
!*•••••••••••••**•••••*» * A * » A A A* *>'* *•*'• JHHH*****-ft^**** A * * A ft * * »••••••»* ft * A* *•**••*
Safe of
Mrs. S. Jennings, Prop.
L. A. Mills, Manager
Excellent Cuisine — American and
European Plan — Electric Light —
Hot & Cold Water—Sample Rooms
Phones—Special Rates by the month
European Plan Room Rates
50c. and Upwards
American Plan Rates
$2.00 per Day
Imperial Bank of Canada
$10,000,000      Capital Paid Up        6,925,000
Total Assets       72,000,000
Capital Authorized ..
Reserve and Undivided Profits      - 8/100,000
O. R. WILKIE, President HON. ROBT JAFFRAY, Vlce-Pres.
Arrowhead. Cranbrook, Fernie, Golden,   Kamloops,   Michel,   Nelson,..
Revelstoke, Vancouver and Victoria.
Interest allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit.
II THE   ft A ™K18&4 -
If you have tc send money anywhere in Canada make
the remittance by a Money Order through the Home
Bank,. These money orders are for sale at all Branches;
they cost only a few cents, and they prevent arty possibility of mistake. as-
J. F. MACDONALD. Manager	
There Is a danger that the real Issue'
at stake in the Dublin conflict may.be
overlooked. So -Jar as I have .been
able to notice, the .prohibition .of the
Sunday, meeting and .the brutal Mies "of
the .police seem to have ha4 a nw>nop\
oly of Uie attention of speakers and.
newspapers. .These, however, are details inportant enough aud worthy of,
the strongest possible condemnation.
■but to my mind they are.aot'the most
Important element in -the -situation.
It is quite olear that,llf. W, M. iMur-
phy, who, as he^iprou-dly announced1,
had made .up Ms Mnd to "smash Lar>
lciirism," had been at p&'ins to" secure
the active co-operation of Dublin Castle in 'his e££ort. It is admitted that
he visited .the Castle on the Tuesday,
before the trouble began. The sequence of -the events following *his visit
may be stated as follows: Two nights
later the proposed meeting on Sunday,
t.he 30th, was proclaimed; large batches of the Royal Irish Constabulary
were drafted into Dublin from the districts round the city, and James Larkin and several trade union, offIcials
were arrested. It is tlie charge upon
which they were arrested to wliich I
want to diirect special atteh'tiion.
Before .giving its terms let me remind my readers that a hundred years
ago trade unions were Illegal conspiV-
acies, and that, a strike was a seditious
act. There is no definition ot sedition,
and any judge upon the .bench may
construe any act he pleases into a se-
tJitious act. At. a meeting at which sedition is spoken, not owly the speaker
himself, but everyone on. th© platform
and everyone in the audience -who
does not at once protest Against the
"seditious" utterances ls also guilty of
sedition and liable to .imprisonment
and penal servitude. This is the common law of the country, under which
■the authorities have at all tinues attempted ito put down popular movements.
It was so dn the early days of it-he
trade union movement, and it was so
dn tiie days of the Radical and Chartist
movements. The object of all the
trade union acts from 1824 down to
1906 has been to exempt trade unions
from the operation of tlve common law
In respeot to seditious conspiracy, it
was under the same common law. of
sedition and conspiracy that tho suffragettes and Lansbury were recently
convicted. ^-
Bearing this fact in mind, the terms
of the warrant under which Larkin
and his colleagues were arrested have
a special significance. '
There never was a,meeting 'held In
connection with a strike or a labor
dispute in which the same charge
would not hold good. It is true that 1n
this case an endeavor is made to mak©
at appear that Larkln's crime was
"raising hatred between tho working
classes of Dublin and the police forces j
of the crown and 'the soldiers of Uie
CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST, $12,500,000
Drafts on the principal cities in the following countries issued without
Argontlnt Rtpubllo
Bervla -.
New Zealand
South Africa
Strviti Settlemeate
Philippine lilandi
Turkey               f.7
United StatM
Wed Indlea, ata.
Theee drafts can be drawn in sterling, francs, marks, lire, kronen, yen,
taels, roubles, etc., Recording to the money of the country in which they
are payable. Thle enables the pyee to obtain the exact amount intended.
L. A. «. uACK, Manager. FIRNIF BRANCH
Jee'ep -the .peace*.
any m-ettle they straightway leave the
court, to resume their duties as strike
teaders, emil, agaiin, as in the ease of
.Ljartain, theygare-arrested and put on
tal-4-1, < not .this ..time lor having been
seditious, or having broken the law,
but for .having been guilty of "contempt of count," ,and on this charge
are #u*f in prison.
■This action of the authorities inevitably leads to 'disturbances, whereupon troops and. -hired thugs of the em-
-ployeRs are hroughit upon the scene to
■shoot .-down tiKe strikers, and, when
occasion requires it, the district is put
under martial law. Of recent years the
■authaniUes dn 'this country, from tihe'
Borne OCfica downwards, have been
aiming at the introduction of a like
S'Date of things with us. Mr. -W. M.
Murphy is not the first big capitalist
to approach tlie government in asking
its add .to suppress a strike. In August,
1U11, Sir Guy Granet headed a dsputa-
i tion of itattway directors to vhe Prime
IMfotfster to dsk fojr protection- to run
the Railways by .blackleg labor if the
railwaymen struck work. The request
iwas ilmni'eidiiately complied, with, and
■there a^so ware lives lpst as a consequence. The conduct of the police in
Dublin on Sloody Sunday was little, if
any, worse than it'was in Tonypandy
during the minera* strike, or at Ktrk-
connelJ dn Scotland during the miners'
stnike there, or. than in Cornwall ,the
oMitm day.   -
It cannot be too ofiten drummed into
the ears of a careless, hap.py-go4u*cky
demiocrarey and its. leaders tliat every
bit ot ground gained -by the workers is
viewedi with alarm ;by the masterclass.
In -the eyes -pf "society" a strike is
still -a rebellious uprising of the lower
orders. The "law" Is for -the lprotec-
-tiion of order and 'property, and will
be enforced1 not only by the prison, tout
also .bjyfcho club of the policeman, and
by -the bayonet and bullet of .tlie soldier. It* bas been so all down ittorough
the ages, and is so at this moment
The tremendous development of trade
unionism during recent years, not
alone tin members, but also In class-
conscious solidarity,, and the rise of a
labor party (Inspired iby Socialism ls
being viewed with grave apprehension
by the propertied class. The less
responsible elements In the Tory party
and ipress is clamoring for repressive
legislation and action iby the authorities. ,   \
■The Mbaral panty in "office dtfes not
clamor; it acts. The forces bf IMbor
must be aroused it worse evils are 'to
be averted. The Dublin dispute, where
we see aid tihe forces of Society lined
up to keep the workers in subjection,
ds an object lesson of which organized
Jabor must take heed. Mr. W. M.,
(Murphy, the leader of the masters, has
been publicly thanked by the Chamber
of Commerce for having "smashed
Larfcimism." He gleefully accepted the
comipliment.   Ills -personally  owued
jliftwana.nftl-a ih.nvfi nr-iiiiulntl-Jth-a—jr*
(Late of Hixon and Ferguson)
Call up phone No. 67 for repairs to burst pipes and all
plumbing troubles    :     s     t
. jiii juujj
Shop - Pellat Ave.
Near Hospital     -     Fernie, B, C
/paltry makeshift.. I am writing this
while tlie case Is sub judlce, and therefore I cannot comment upon the evidence. This much, however, can 'i>e
said without hesitation: that, so far
ns the evidence has gone, there is
nothing to show that Larkln's speech
had any such intention as that set
fcr:h In the charge.
nut note what folowg. In addition
to exciting hatred between tbe working class*.* of Dublin and the police
forces of the crown, the accused are
also charged'With'having made speeches "for the purpose of exciting hatired
and contempt of the government."
Here, again, the most obtuse-minded
person cannot fall to see the length to
which th'.s l-fatls. Should 'it happen
that Larkin and his colleagues are convicted, a precedent will have been established that criticism of the government In sending soldiers end policemen during a strike -is "sedition,"
which renders the critic liable to im»
lirieoument ami transportation,
There, then, is the gravamen of the
portion.    It  is we!l known thst the
employers of labor In this country are
In  a  state  of  continual   Irritation
apltist tho trade union Jaws, particularly ths Act of JAM. The Dublin position l» that a grea-t employer of labor
luia been ublo to go to Dublin *Ga#t.lu
and, in consultation with the authbrl-
tics there, secure their aid lu fighting
and suppressing a legitimate trade
union.  They w$l ibe able to "smash
j tired* unionism" without even referring to the Trade U«4on Acts,
I   if they succeed In Dublin it will
j speotlily crofi the Irish Channel,   As
I have frequently pointed out, America
| furnishes scores of examples ot Just
(how ihis kind of -thing work* out In
practice.   When a strike breaks out
i there, the union leaders are charm*!
; on some eucfa (nked-up charge as that
! brought against Larhln.    They nr*
ilitMt  bound over, as
depths of scurrility and abuse of tbe
working class. Dublin Castle i» behind
him ln his efforts to keep the workers
enslaved, and Downing Street Is be*
hind Dublin Castle. ,
•But the workers of Dublin are not
y&t downed. The fifty thousand men
and women who marched behind tbe
murdered body of James Nolen are
full of a grim determination. The ten
thousand to whom I spoke In Beres-
ford Square were fighters to e man.
The leaders of the trade union movement in Ireland, north and south, are
fully ailve to the situation. The Brit.
Ish -movement will surely rise responsible to the occasion. It Is not a strike
we are witnessing in Dublin; it Is a
coiwpiracy to destroy the trade union
-The conspiracy must be killed In
Dublin. If lt isn't we shall have it to
flpht th'.s side of the Irish Channel.
In two Irish workmen, unlettered
and poor, unknown, except to their
mate* In life, known to all In death,
we ece the sign and symbol of labor's
oppress lon—.we can make Umm also,
If we will, the sign and symbol of the
bursting of the prison door.; in the
vigor of their manhood, ithey were
butch* red by (infuriated constabulary
currying out the behest of capitalism.
They will He side by side In a ohuroh-
yard where sleep somo of ineland'e famous <Jt ad. They wiU find in the
grnvo Uio quietude and peace -they
never found In life. Not for them any
more the ellnts awl arrows of out-
gcous fortune, the rocking oarae, the
U without rewards which are the
reimmon lot of labor, Tear* wiil Call
tor <them-4he tears, if none other, or
th? widow and fatherless. Ours the
•ham« 'f <:he*e helples* dependents are
allowed to etam* .   .,
When John Brown, of Harper's
Perry, was slain they Imagined they
hed stifled the movement against chattel n-liwry Th#y wore m!**aVtPtv.
Larkin was, to' 8oon Ahem wae tite marching of men,
jand as they tramped they senn
it they are men of (tumult, no disorder, no disturbance.
Buf-the police' were inad, vengeful,
some of ttoem drunk!. They drew their
batons,.and-,did ihe.most unspeakably,
treachejnous and murderous .thing done
in these islands f<>r many a "day. JCone
were spared who.oaiiae within peach of
■bludseoDs, nor gray*haifcred men, nor
women,'' nor .young children: They
struck like felons,"'hllndl*/ and wildly.
Sackville street in a few.minutes,was
a s^amibllng .echo with 'cries,-of agony.
Ait Nolan's funeral a -woman walked-in
■the procession,..in her arms an Infant
with bandaged head—it had. been
struck wifth a baton.
iBrave fellows, these Irish constabulary. Their hearts must have beat
high, as women and children went
down before their fierce blows. What
valor to'splash red the .pavements of
Dublin, with the blood of defenseless
(Pfiople. They in whose keeping lay
law and order became themselves the
mad rabble of anarchy, with ungovernable lust for blood and deviltry. Shelley should be, hying at tltis hour ito
write of them, to pour forth ,|n hot
moV.en -words another "Musque of
And with glorious triumph they
Rwie 'through Dublin proud and gay;
drunk, as wtth'Jntoxicaitlon,
Of the .wine of desolation..
We cannot bring the dead back to
life; ail--our protesting will not do
■th-Pit, though we may do something to
bring 'home .fche murderous crime to
li\e . guilty, possibly- preventing its
repetition*, to hasten the tardy and unwilling steps' of Lord Aberdeen. iBut
we imust also safeguard ithe rights of
those who liVe and s-truggle in Dublin,
engaged ip. a hand-to-hand fig-hit for 'the
very existence of trade unloniism. We
shall be partakers dn a common crime
if we -let our Irish comrades be sub-
imerged in their struggle.—The American PhoboJEngraver.
,   | '       e
There ds no class of workers who
have a cuore just cause for going on
■strike than the wives of workingmen.
Their work Is hard and disagreeable.
They work long hours and with the
crudest of tools. The only vacations
•they ever get are the kind where the
neighbors gather around and sing
"Safe in ithe arms of Jesus." -.When
wives of workingmen. who pereist in'
voting for the boss' Bamily instead of
their own, get wise .to the gold brick
ibeing banded to ihein at. every election
day hy these Henry Dubb husbands of
theirs, ith»ast ■ old Blhle iprophecv of
seven wem-em'taking hold, of one "man
is likelyi to come true. And let us
hope "when that time comes that .they
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Heats. V » re to t> p m-; Menisy, Msrch Vtte. Hours, 9n. m. t** p.«n
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wttttMnwiii how fvUkfr
Jl Me* tm NRtftfNf tnd
**mi wHh • ftytr m «•.
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timmtlmdtlmpmwnm*, uA
•f bnm&nbwSmrtmk tknmt
tUinn -nmintnfr +**«sw
mXVmmnkWmn. "turn •+"•*tr»mn
>   John Brown w«s dead, but the »plrlt
! of hw cause was vitally alive. These
j Dublin workmen, I imagine, had no
thought of dying for * cause, out,
• Iwlng deed, they speak more fdoijiifittt-
lv against capMaSism than ever ihey
* did alive.
i'lciiire to ynurselrev what alarmed ,
and iMinlc^rtohen authority will ito.
I Picture ftsckvllle street 00 tl Sunday j
affny-Q-n. To thl* bnw»d iXtvtif.t.Ui*,
■ the people love to com*.   f« thew not
inn' 4 »en»« of frwdom." liots not the
very sir stneM sweeter than is thmte
^mnlten s!de uttvets? Sackville street |
■in fro* nn1 open, and had not L*tM»j
said he would weak there, frowned
, tn-anatKiu* authority newer so ttomiy?
: Mo people crowded t>t vemem and Aoor-
t -,,   at** otttmt.. mm* iMSMOg tt-om,
thmrr'hyr'.titt' rvi'tritiit tm ,*t11( I'l.ni'',
1 mmm gathnrfng in little mtmnn to ifl*»
, < aes the miVtm. some dmwn tbtUisr by I mMlletner-(hat we' thlek vrety
In the  imotHsl   Hotel,* ftwrtfnt f»n#Tli^i.^ml *lU
HaHrrt'Ic #tre« ~ most expeiwite hotrt {mmd a «*> eftht
««*  ItoSlStt   wil  1**  emiton*  <# Mo **rtt»nr» to* t**1*
Marpoy-rltH men sat fn tfcf IW»fc« f J^JK '* **r *** *,W,        *m* 1W
Bellevue Hotel
In flit Pm*-
lilt Aceommedatlen
UfMo-Oite — Ivtty
tfUHrtltnt Colslnt.
J. A. OAULAN, Prop.
MLLIVUt, Alta.
We hsve tn  otir PftfvftMtnii
, mrlnxi-m
\*t '
' oro
n tiro-
lack ef
ng mens*»
teraJ drains, or the fellies I
1 lil i ll   i1.* .Li.ii.v
i-,*,-   imym   in   nur   panwomnwil
iwi»f» wffiBWiiPii rn*nno<Hi* i all in
£0* aerveet men right In their owe
«hm«—«lt$!«f« e«r aiwaienal liejp
e -ittarmlned te
pry»crl*plJo» ftp nt
TMe »*MM!rt*»tl«e1 ceniee trom n phy*i
•Man who has nwie a snedat •tndr ef
mee, end we are mnvlnetd it U the 1
•frf rt-s«fng c«niWnaili*ii for the ewe J
ef ^flrteermentM**! Mi rlger fUlare
•eer -at tegether.
We think wmt« 11 10
»m imfflng an afteHnmti e^pr. mu*
mending om to another tfce atom Rim'
nt *■* of th* \»liro, the need, for fcee-p-
ing tbe vulgar herd ta tknlr fdnos^
hinting, not obscurely. Umm UrUn nnd
hn rug stonM be sbnt   Into cMt
* omplseent aeetinMy *titlb*4 * m«M»-
y nit**  nprnrMm-tttmrn otber  tfcan
lArktn in dltewtee   In tMe vtK nine*
'    a .ix» u-9*m uU*»-, it* ko\*x Mm -hnUJtt \
* ii hi* men, uUaatlnn.. brtwl vondto
firm ihe tmlcony.       »
Iti * -mwad tb* pnOcn mmwi mm*
* m like bets when their Mv# to ns-
Matted.   The twoiigiiwwmy n«»«* In-
\y* un*** wn* wP'm tb* titm, ibn
*m«d preMln* rmmd t» tmttr nt Mm,
■nmiwibim.   1m bewWtMm?   H»"W1
N*|iei wS Mwi » ««ti
| h»W Me worl"   Om
mn* t* •»■** (Hem n oopv In ormfttfotioii
mo «h»i eoy mm* etiywhrre Wlie in wmk
and ntmmutmw** wiih repwatei tallaree
mav *i*P Hrtt«etn« hitrnM-'if witi* h*m.
ini tN*UiU nv«-,Hc,r,»^i trrnrd what we ,
»«ll-t-v*. ta tht* tii)Ukoti*»oilpjt ratora* <
•4V ***r e»»iM^ inti .„ ter* hii»**»r at'
*om* *e«Mir **4 eet-rktr. -I«t dren «•
a fine ttk# tttt*- tm«r.i»i* lUm-tay C*»
Earlll t*n4 r»«t a topr et tMe •»»••■«
tmtpo in » |»)*sl*i mmnsty #»»*l»fe 1
• ef tkirt*.   A smNil imnr **rtAr» I
v»<*dUl vU4ia« i*i-*» i» **w» for mmteir;
wrUtea mti^e s-veeettpt-km like «»le—'
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Local Union ^octopy, Dist. 18,D.M.W.A
Meet first and tfilrd'Fridays, \"
Miners' Hall, Pernio; second and".,
fourth'Fridays, Club Hall, feoq-T
Creek.   SIfck Benefit attached. ■
'. .T. Uphlll,«gec'
Fernie, B. C. ' -".      ■'    ~t A'-'A
,    No. 2497 -•
Meet every" Tuesday evening in
the .Athletic Hall at 7.8.0."    Sick-
Benefit Society, in connection.
•  ■ W. Balderstone, Sec.
Bo3t-"63, Hosmer, B. C.
1 No. 2334
Meet  every Sunday afternoon,
at   2   o'clock   In  Cralian's   Hall.
Sick Benefit Society attached.     :
•i,      '  , Hv131mer, Sec.
No. 1387
Meet every Sunday., jJtck ayV
Accidcni Ptser.t-Society attact.-
Michael Warren, Sec.
<3-anrnore, Alta.
..   ,    No. 1058
, Meet second and fourth Sunday
In month.  Sick and Benefit Society attached.
J. Gorton, Sec.
' . "■> '"
No, 2227
Meet every alternate Sunday at
2.30   p.m.  In   the  Opera  House,
' Coleman.   ■ '
., ..   J. Mitchell, Sec.
Box 105, Coleman.
.,, .   ;  -'No. 29
Meet every Tuesday evening at
7 o'clock In the Bankhead Hall.
Sick and Accident Benefit Fund
attached. ->
Frank Wheatley, Fin. Sec.
Bankhead, Alta.
No. 1189
Meet every Sunday afternoon
in Miners'.Hall, 2.30.
"   Frank Barringhaib, Sec.
Box 112. Coalhurst P. O.
No. 481
Meet every first and third Sunday at Lyric Hall, 3 p.m;
John Loughran, Sec.
.' " No. 2683
>" Meet-every alternate Sunday at
■2.30 .'p.m. in the Opera House,
■Coleman.,'.. ■
..''.- J. Johnstone, Sec.
;   ;PASSBU RG LOCAL      -
v .' -:"   No- 2352 •
• Meet '.every second and-fourth
Sunday of each month, at 2 p.m.
in Slovak Hall. Sick Benefit Society attached.
Thos. G, Harries, Sec.
Passburg, Alta.    *   . ,
No. 949".
Meet every second and fourth
Sunday of each month at 10" a.m.
ln School House, Burmis. No Sick
Society.1       . 4-        ' s
"Thos. G. Harries, Sec.
Passburg. Alta.
\   "'      -.
No. 2829
.Meet eveiy firs* »n'l third Sunday of each montr. -a*. 10 a,m   '.*>
Union Hall, Maple Leaf. Ko Sick
Thos. G. Harriet, Sec.
Passburg, Alta,
No. 431
Meet every Wednesday evening
at 7.30 in Miners' Hall, 12th Avenue North.
Ik Moore, Sec.-Treas.
No. 431
Meet every Sunday at 2.30 p.m.
in the Socialist Hall,
James Burke, Sec
Box 36, Bellevue, Alta.
LOCAL No. 3026
Max Hutter, Secretary.
Georgetown,' Canmore, Alta
No. 2877
Meet every second Sunday at 2
o'clock  in  the Club Hall.    Sick
Benefit Society attached.
John Jones, Sec.
Corbin, B. C.
No. 3026
Meet every Sunday afternoon,
2.80, at Boarding House. Sick
and Accident Fund attached.
Max Hutter, Secretary.
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No more damaging criticism of the
policy of specification has been em-'
barked upon, by the Home Office in
relation to rescue apparatus and somo
other things could have .been' conceived than the report just made by Dr.
Haldane to the Doncaster Coalowners'
Committee, says the Colliery Guardian, which continues:
■Notwithstanding the guarded terms
In; which the Royal (Commission on
Mines reported on the subject, the industry has, by Aot of Parliament, been
compelled to -install and use appliances that have Instinctively excited suspicion among the most experienced
mining engineers. As the Home Office declined to accept the opportunity provided for them by the Scottish
coal owners to save their face, and to
admit — temporarily at least — the
smoke-helmet and hose attachment as
fulfilling the requirements, they must
incur the full weight of this criticism.
■Most searching it is. Dr. Haldane
has not indulged In terms that are beyond the understanding of anyone connected-with mining, and he has proved
by experiments, some of them almost
dangerously dramatic, that defects or
weaknesses were present in each of
the apparatus- tested. "Some of these
defects," he says, "seemed to be remediable by taking special precautions
in use, or by modifications in construction. Other defects seemed to be of a
more radical kind. . . ."
/The helmet appliances \\ere all
found .to leak, and Dr. Haldane consider^ that many of the deaths that
have occurred must <be attributed to
this cause. Again, the Injectors, were
found to .be inadequate for the purpose
for which they are intended, and the
purifiers-failed in lasting power. It ts
clear, from simply reading the account
of the experiments, that a man may,
under existing conditions, lose his life
{-without any .warning or preliminary
symptoms. When we duly consider
the weight of Dr. Haldane's -words,
■that "every weak point in an apparatus is sure to appear during actual
use underground," the full gravity of
the matter cannot be obscured. Apart
from the critical aspect, this report
has exceptional value on account of
the dear exposition which Dr. Haldane
gives of the physiological problems
I involved. ■ .
j (Manufacturers in their zeal for pre-
j eminence—excellent in Its way—are
i rather .prone to bellttlte any criticisms
I which conflict immediately' with the
sale of their products.   Such an atti
tude is foolish in the extreme, because
it is onljr from criticism derived from
experience,'well sifted and considered,
that perfection—and in this ease safety—can,, come. A few weeks ago we
reproduced'the report of an authentic
American'Commission on resuscitation
from electric shock in which certain
well-known mechanical devices for restoring respiration are subjected to
almost merciless criticism. Dr. Haldane's report on the self-contained
breathing appliances is more sober,
but 'equally unambiguous.
It Is folly-to ascribe such reports to
inveterajte prejudice. There was a
time, no doubt, when mlning.engineers
disliked «ioh things frcm sheer conservatism, -but that day has "happily
passed. ;Such flxperieiue as that gained by Mr. Allott at the Norton Colliery
has done much to convince managers
aud owners that the rescue appliance
has a very useful and Important function .to perform. Again, those -who
maintain that the Doncaster Committee, who are doing such valuable work
for the Industry, have carried out this
Investigation simply as a counter-blast
to legislation, and, so to speak, to gel
even with the Home Office over—shall
we say It?—the Bentley case, are placing ihe most bigoted evaluation upon
public spirit. The coal owners in the
new Doncaster coal field in whose
keeping is placed a national asset of
great value, have been faced with problems of ■Well-night unparalleled difficulty. They have not been slow to recognize the value of such apparatus' as
a means of contending with gob fires,
but they have taken the right view
that, before using them, they must be
above suspicion. As Dr. Haldane says
in concluding Mb report: "It is quite
evident from the results of our experiments .that a number of serious and
more or less dangerous defects exist
in rescue apparatus at present in use
in this country, and in the manner of
using them. The sooner these defects
are re<jognlzed the sooner will thev be
remedied, or adequate means be taken
to guard against harm resulting from
them." '
As a result of this report we may
expect improvements co be forthcoming, because makers have never lacked Ingenuity In dealing with such- questions; but until then the statutory inhibitions must be relaxed, and let us
hear no more senseless recriminations,
such as those which resulted from tha
Cadder disaster.—The Coal and Coke
Operator and Fuel Magazine.
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Phe-nJituTvliig-ii5-fnjunin -ediwrial-in    tf"Wre~ratizen^noT~M"inneapolIs were
the Canadian Co-operative:
While the editor was in Minneapolis, Editor Tousley of "Co-operation"
called bis attention to a big butcher's
shop.. It presented an unusual appearance. It was literally besieged
by people who sought to buy meat.
The explanation given was that,
while lt had been foreshadowed butcher's imeat would rise to fifty cents per
pound ln Minneapolis this winter,
this particular shop 'was selling at
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Europe, the beef trust would stand no
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and through' it the meat producers of
Minnesota.   All' the consumers would
• have to do would be to develop just
as much co-operative and economic intelligence as that shown by the wife
of an Anglo-Canadian workingman,
who had boen raised In the co-operative movement In. England, when be-
i sought  by   tbe   representative  of  a
the remarkably low price of fourteen; member of a retail coal combine in
cents. The reason was that the es-\ Canndft to buy coal at leBs X han she
tablishment, was being conducted b>\; could purchase it rrom the coal de-
"    "' j>artment_ of the co-operative «ocl«ty.
Meets every NVednesday
evening at 8 o'clock ln K. P.
Noble Grand, H. E. Barnes.
Sp-retary, J. B. Mciklejohn.
Meet at Aiello's Hall second and third Mondays in
each month.
John M. Woods, Secretary.
Fernie', Box 657.
Meet every Tuesday at 7.30
p.m. in their own Hall, Victoria Avenue.
C» C, A. Bunch.
K. of S., p. J. Black.
M. of F., Jas. Madison.
Meet  every  Monday  at  8
p.m. in K. of P. Hall.
Dictator, T. Uphill.
Secretary, G. Moses.
139 McPherson Avenue.
Bar supplied with  the   best Wines,
Liquors and Cigars-'
Office: Above Bleasdell's Drug Store
Phone ".21
Residence: 21 Victoria Avenue
Barrister, Solicitor, Notary, etc.
<   Offices:  Eckstein Building, '
Fernie, B.C.
Are You Working
F. C. Lawe
Alex. I. Fishe*
Fernie, B. C.
Verejny Notar   •
Naotivuje Hollevue na i i k.i5dy niesac
Barrister and Solicitor
Notary Public
Visits Bellevue on the Hth ot each
It looks as though there had'been
some wire working in tihe proposition
for tlie government to huy tho tele- fof sale jjy
graph and telephone wires just at- the
time when they were about ro be confiscated through the coming of wireless.
If you are noi healthy you ARE
working   uphill.
Disinclination to work or play is
fnot—in nine cases out of ten—caused
by  LAZINEPS,  but hy  sicknes*.
That "don't fee! good" sensation
won't send ycu to a doctor—you probably don't think  it  is" serious -enough.
But it is almo-t a sure .«ign of Indigestion, Dyspepsia or Biliousness.
Next time you "don't fee) good" try
15 drops of Mothor Soiir>.l's Punitive
Syrup. You'll get relief—QUICK-
This 'old English rcim-dy has lieen
TRIED and PROVEN during the past
40 YEARS Sn every quarter of the
It has a wonderful effect upon tho
stomach and .-timulates the digestive
organs  to   normal   action.
Mother S«.|g«-l's Curative Syrup Ss
almost purely herbal—It Is a distillation of certain Roots, Barks and
Leaves—Nature's remedy for a tlls-
jrdered  stomach.
Order a bottle of Mother Seigel's Curative Syrup—try it out, then note tho
Improvement   In   your   health.
Price   $1.00      Trial  Size,   50c.
Mclean drug and book co.
.   W# «•> ypnr wp-Khl titration to the O-Cedar Potlih Man.
tttogrsstsst boon to etoawii wl bettsr houtekeep-iag *• know*
Wkh It mien dutt, dsaa mm! pollih n hu&noni floor with.
eWffMtkvdoiraM your toadf aad ka«f«. You can durt the ton
ol doots, tlw n»Mlof, Um top* ef high furniture without tumOm
en ctaln. Yen cm -mnt tml dm the mir utepi nnd tanfcttn K
hslf Um timo it wafly takM.
Voo ew dot unto Um M, m4 tmkr htavy furniture without
no-ring it, md jo oo tfcraugteut tht tMwt—whmmrtlMn it doot*
hr to do.  Voo cm do     -
VtHkn ntbtt dwifaMt mom Um
- J9> gup.'."*!"* (KJTU,a| * **h*i .«i& tho
enfr-ubL   ti H b not mmutotfh nnty tntferiwtdoomt%.
jVb. QVAIK*      rafale, B.C.
ti'mttAmm. mo_\_t mtH tmHM -nidi Um
_  Mob omi w
» few drop «f
or under the auspices of, the beef
trust. The low price was part of thc
campaign to dominate fhe meat trade
ot the city. The uneducated Ameri'
can consumer. Just aa the uneducated
Canadian consumer would do under
similar circumstances, was, with the
avidity of a brook trout/ rising to the
succulent bait offered to him by the
artful fisherman of the trust.
We had heard of tbe operations of
| this combine and Its tactics before.
This was, however, the first demon-
' titration under our personal notice of
> Its methods.    Private butchers had
i previously  informed us that -It  wss
| the practice of the trust to send repre-
s-Mitatlve* to' wait upon the butcher* j
l of a town, and to demand Uiat they'
i should sell lis meat.   The usual reply
; is thst the local fanners vrovlde an
j adequate supply.   That, of course, is
'exactly the reason why the trust de-
: sires to displace the supply for thoir
{own.   If the local trade will not sell
. iln.- muiiL of thu beef iruni a oue-slded ,
competitive campaign is launched. Tho!
accumulated millions ol the beef tru 'i i
"It is," she said, "no use you -bothering dip. If you were to shoot,your
coal down in front of my doof for nothing I would not bunt It," That Intelligent action of a laboring man's wife,
practised by hundreds of wives of
members of the working class, broke
the coal combine In -question.'It would
break every trust, controlling domestic necessities, in tbe United Stktes
and f anada. Il#*f trusts, for instance,
could not control tbe meat trade If
tho ronsum. rn were of one mind and
declined io pnt<»r as files Into the parlor of the meat trust spider h$ declar-
| Ing "If you were to deliver your meat
1o nie without charji;i» I would not cat
The menace of the food trusts Is
with us pot-stbly to a gkvater degree
than In tlu- United States, for In the
Ifltrt twelve year* the Increase of food
prlren has heen ."I per rent In Canada.
.10 per cent In the United States and
only l.'i pi r cunt In food importing
The fu'iire Is with the co-operative
We Are Ready to Scratch
off your bill any item of lumber not
found Just as we represented. Then
ts no hoctiB pocus ln
This Lumber Business
When you TCut spruce we do noi
tend you hemlock. When you buj
flrat-class lumber we don't slip in s
lot of culls. Thoso who buy once from
m always come again. Those wbc
have not yet made our acquaintance
ire taking chances they wouldn't nn
counter if tbey bought tbelr lumber
— Dealers In —
Lumber,   lath,  Shingles,  Sash  an*
Doors.    SPECIALTIES—Mouldings,
Turnings, Brackets, and Detail Work
Opposite 0. N. Depot. P.O. Box 82,
Phone S3.
and' peaceful security aa well.
With fl. policy in our oM line
company, you can go off on your
vacation or visit the ends of tha
earth and you know you're secure,   Tlie best in
is always cheapest and especially so -wh-en it doesn't cost
higher. Don't d$.ay about that
renewal or about that exitra in-
■stirunce you want $>ut come right
in at once and have it attended
drawn uot only from the wealth prod-, movement m Canada. All tho s«tflsh
ucliiK conwMn .„, tho farmors of jantagor.1*... of mercantile organlsa-1
the United CKates, but also from those |tloni, cmnnl uwt*etait»llv Impale lt*i
of other civilised countries arc thrown d*»olopm.-in. The unification of In. •
ajplnst the meagre resources of a few | du«trlnl and twain*** ortanltatlon. 1
^.dividual bu^hew. <«hw oppwtvm ,*U|» U»». .-.-oiwiut** it *.i.mls, is bound)
Are  You  Going: toO
From Mttr»—I
^jt •g^gB^H^
■Mnigu m__W m^u^t^^t^
Vrmm St. .1 .fe.
War. If
.%»!-  t*
War. tl
l,nmiii.ni« Arr(,i*nnifMl«ii..r\.
■mtrntraAKt^-tmrnm,   Rs«ttwi*
wttttto, -
_            KIMtnt
3»« A#1*y', tit* itwtwtot; tn
Hum-*.    rj-U-ai*   lJ*Ui*. Or*i**»*
mo*«mm*i*ihtit»m oil rtwtmm tuM im list*
!ll»t'**I   -CtfW-fJp*;   t*o  l9tfrr9i*-+1**nt-ri
A* On Cftll&pbeU TfeuTAoiSr?
Miners* Union Hall Bloclc
An Ad. in the Ledger will Pay
Itttm for profit accumulation hsve b**n
r««tri<t«l to a small community. The
bcif trufct «Ui*.. and i»Jl butc.Uem
are <om| oiled to take neef trust tuj*-
Th»» beef trust lc, therefore, not
only able to fls tbe price to the con-
sumer at the maiimum of his spemt-
ing power, but Um hunger for profit
g««« equal satisfaction In another direction. .Failure by fanners to secure
tbe local market for tho snlo of their
cattle MceMffly forces their live
stock to tbe lnt»r*ata which dominate
th* local trade, tlmt to to say. the ho+t
trust. What is virtually on* ornau-
ligtlon, under one M^eme direction,
n%*» tor the f*r»*fr who rai*** tbt
cattle what ft* shall fwwtv* ior the
•awe, and for tbe eowM««r what he
•hall pay, Tho profits of the tra«t,
therefor* emit Inn* to swell, and the
truster th-rtr fn(iintW«t«t* th*» morp op*
i presslve it tb* power of tb* -economic *
llWi'liliiij   U.*d*r tU   CUttUOt,   Hiltw   til*
mora enslared Ibervto th* poople. pro-.
,.   .■    ...9   ,9„„9    .VV'^.-A'm«MM-.A'   94.94*19,    *9r*t**M*»l** >
I TM* •wnttw#**li«v*i'*v: nl***** i* -n****r- '
{twf of Un**, t* «st«U«ff snd iteveloiv i
inn, not in • wintry of omorrstkj gov |
* mmm;* mi tmmt fatto, but to *
I treat Repoblle - wmk mnrtntl not n\
l <<*ntury ond i half ftto with a dectani* *
■ **ri**t t-Hrtt ■***! onot*  io* fn-***   ,*.•*...*-.'     . *
item an tqwit ffgfittw m pntmlt ttt'
jb*PV»Sne*s; • ronatry wbleb has *'•
1 manhood frsiwhJ««. aad prohabb xh,*
mom pettttm tf*wocrailc system in th*
{   X«ith*r go««nifn«nta nor Nfisi*-
Minn m*m to ptmid* aay adetmat* m-
tbittern to* -mrh ofixnnmtn 'yrftatty, '!v '
i Mineifwl mimn prubaMy *e»a« that
!-iemMfttn tiwwttM idaw!*. mA •'• ■
ortaatstnt cnnmiMt ot th* flra-th-M 'f-.-
t*r»Ma in indwHry awl nomnm** s«
mtffietoiitly aWt aa* nmltt In H* «+r*
eihtuM u» mn4e tb* «p<nt of •»•?■» i»* -
pttmH bf A*mmrpty t» Imp tbtir *i- .
tlvlti« In ivotrafnt.
■Otiii om vtttxttt* umbo* tm mm- i
u**u *b»*b mm, n tt iwwa to i
wwnlrtiwf, tiM frt pw
lo 4'ontliiMf. and the only manner In
which thi* same can he conserved to
the advantage of tb* common people
Is by their education in the principles
and method* of the co-operative move*
w*nt and '>>• the universal practice of j
tbo' same
A aeleotia.' im* t\ieeover*il a mci* of
Pit-Up!* »lK» iiH   Ui lluUift III the KMiUIMl,
oni only Uaard* and can run > miles *
nrnko vmry "profitable servants,"
Ladies' and Gent's
$30.00 up
Made to Measure &
orderott the premises
Jam** K. Ru*«*ll. <)■/•« n of the t**ch-
en' tnU*n« of t'olumbh u»lvc«Vtv,
New York, wys: "Oar odoeaUon pro*
in'ft* an open door to exury hoy and
girt up to ib* nm of fourteen, ami thon
turns him riwhhtaty into th* world to
'Hnd mo«< door* not <m\y dknnd. hot
lock*! atninat bim." When tbt>y And
■not the Hwirt* of th* systtMn. stmrdtmi
-UtrponnUooa have no twiil*. itm tlu^
ntka in tbm win. Wten It ionus to
pith^shlna ibnm tor crimes tt I* mid
tbw hav* t» bodie* Hu? they «b«orti
-what human bodie*pnxlu-cl and newt.
DeBurle & Birkbeck
Next Calgary Meat Market
P. O. Box S44     -      Fernie, B.C.
floctoMaf nn often aafcerf why th#y
do oat praeUwi wmtt «h«»> i»r« *«-U. IM
ttt nm. W« vmttk tlmt th« only way
tit* wnrkimr etait mn gm .twit* l« to
voto for it.  W« $rm<tb it and **■ dn it.
1%* ev*fMnftf» an i* iho toikiv * tm
mtmr knowa or 4om not know be to'
robhed.   The loetoUM to above tb*|
U»  It«4.   lUHMWli. lib*  JWWtb  towwWO»f7^^7h'ii*« bnt aintt'how ta o,-M th'o\
\en $tmyl»,  *t#t tb« t**ch*ni tail Oms $ *  "' *' ■ „,,„„   , i
tmh, thnt thn -rnptiMtbii nv^*:-m lm**':    ..,    ,,    „ . lk    ^   .... -,   !
ahnWoly  nothfnR   but   ftlliir*   and   JJ** «•' •«" *** "*>* ,-h-m'i   f"1!
mlmy ui offer Ow youn« punfe. awl: ^twmmrmm In That mm* s<> «ft«
therw will he m more Rnclftlt*-* if* i tt».*W»«» ^ m*m. *,tmhUn* 7,"
.nwltencif Uwta. AtA «**&•?« **nt to
1 •*.' *»»cr>ui»*«o *orit im»!(i< i«« th» *-
,   # •-.*-* I,-;    -**,*900,
Don't wmtf ••
bout your grey1
hum'- #*fT4H«f
Ibe m-vlon't endure dto*
dmff-lctridont. Use
'   if a*- ji«i.i;,. **. *■ ."* ■■!.! ".;. ;,(. *
[a asoRvip^y" of  "ail  mutm Uir th*
j tm*MI*i*XMn«t.HMI Ml   tli"r«kt|KCHCt-,    Ut, ttt* j
[ WNBtw*i*«r   ai'tw-rjil   *uas*«*ta.    *by'
; rtkwililn't It ali'i) "t?'-i *'*!.*''* « ;iu,!ic>j».jIj*'
I nuiuufft«tttr<'?
Insurance, Real Estate
and Loans
Money to Loan on first class Busi-
ucaaitiiu Residential property
Day ____
sni W«s*hc*»ltMrf,youfWiil,
\btni nt Mt.   Uuy\ Hnk
IImM.   mism Jfe—wr*! 1
I WiWr WjfNi|' WiWg WWVQB Willi"
! *«f aUltWh-Sk—MMa-Ay-t.
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4>**.ri<.-«<<.* tr**,*.
pWtofi Vttue It
Pnif««t that ii canaot b* piawlJ.
.   Ik lb* o»«9*fat!** wmtftmsm of
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do, «*
t (Wi.iHtiflocai i,.
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| ft tut IW n***.ttti
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■\*l.)t'*t    y  j
SI*#M *ml i^wi»«w-t*tl#iil hy
Ijmn'n Draff St*w*
Sf IhrwMtNir
T««. iisir* r**iti-
#*!4 '
Is thc time for those heat producing breakfast
_______ foods
—^———— -I**,  **■ * i      i     I,
Quaker Oats
Robin Hood Oats
Coram cat
Corn Flake
Ptiflfad Rirt
Cream of Wheat
Shu.ll-Ui.il  V»»Krtt
Grape nuts
Etc Etc
A* I* BLAIS, Grocer
Frank, Alia.       tr^t*      Belle?w, Alta. *£&$:?
"*^V   •
£«**?,'-■- -*,*tK>
•> v
&#t M&rirt £&$** fH
Published every Saturday morning'at its office,
Pellatt 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 orders receive special attention.
Address all communications to the District Ledger.
F. H. NEWNHAM. Editor-Manager.
Telephone No. 48       Post Office Box.No. 380
That tlie eity of I'V-niu' should be in tlie limelight,
again i.s, we suppose, only natural, ami if oi}e cares
lo lake notice it will he >een that this town experiences conditions which lew other towns in the
West ixvti favored (or cussed) with.
The latesf news of interest i.s that we have elect-
pie. We candidly admit that this seems absolutely
necessary to the progress of tliat country, With
capitalism will come education, and with education
will come knowledge. No one can deny that capi;.,
talism is one of the best} if *the most ruthless, of
Now the United States knows that intervention
will be a costly affair, and that such action may
not be reciprocated by the Mexicans. History provides some very salient examples for her guidance,
viz., the Philippine Islands and Cuba. At present
her attitude reminds oue of the dog in tho manger,
but slie will not be able to adopt this attitude for
long. Wall Street, the London Exchango and the
continental markets will force her to tako action,
and lo the 'action of these markets must Lo attributed the publicity given the incident mentioned
above. The interests of the stock and share market
may be taken as the "necessity" (?) for wr.
There are a number of people, however, tv'ho are
under the impression that the capitalist wants war.
lie does not. When peaceable means h-jve been
used and found of no avail he will accept war as
:.u alternative, but he does not DESIRE war, and
tlie reason is not far to seek. War is too /isky for
tlie modern capitalist, and consequently too costly.
The eliances of war and the,chances of*investment
Mmwi, '■■Tabb^iComett tt'as elected
fflpa^Wet and. P. .Ingham first -lieutem-
aait:,  ■*-•, 7 X"       ■
'Mr.'Ken-dall .ber-e.-told in a.feeling
uKiomor/of- tSxn^lqjtjpiw chief's illness-,
also haw Ms.,hnsliBe$$, .-having assumed
large ■d'igiTaiiekmaf.took. up all hi? spav-e
Oliae. <We tbinlC-oa the strength of
•tills Prank ougtoit it© advertise in the
ledger.) (Almdrable suggestion.—
J5dJ-,;-Harry Hiutsan next' knocked
•spote <tff 'tlh-e.-hiaauhoay of the tweeting
•amd,' th-bugfot tjnere \\ns soipe imeffi-
"cieriicy in the management of hose at
Circa. Harry fras j&oniiptl-y jumped on
■by Ingbaimanidi Fortier. Robson was the
next orator to ah; Mp views and dn an
ainiiias-sioned!-" afidwess, "all joking
asidie," said that if they were to make,
it'hejKre brigade a success it was ne-
eessary -to .attract the young men of
the town, also it-was-up to every, maem-
>ber -to do what was possible to keep
•the .brigade In, Republic eye. Wltere-
jon, some dlashing member moved (they
(have a darnee (and' suoh a dance) and
time as <tliere cmev-er was In Hosmer is
prcipoaed. Here endeth .the t[rs\. les^
■son and ."we frape the -corpse will be
Mke-J'Finnagan's-,'* not dead enough ito
■hold a iwake over.
TJie .local K.P.'« wish to thank .the
following for musical items at their
social: <Mr. .N..P. Kendall, A. McKelvle, Miss Rankin and Miss White.
Different Management, Different moving
picture curtain, which means soft pictures
that do hot hurt your eyes
isil two men on the Oity (\mticil who do not possess! ;a.0 |0j.,ily different.    There is one phase of the
1he registered property qualifications (although
one sat the whole of last year), and consequently,
if (lie matter is not "wangled'* or hushed up, another election -lo fill the scats of William .Jackson
ami A. Kizzuio will he necessary.
Tlie question of expense need cause no excitement; the city will pay that, and the City 'Clerk
will get. his fee (a matter of $25.00..or so) for acting as returning officer. There may he a few more
crumbs for thc printer. If is our earnest prayer
that we get them.
Tlie question that the citizens are desirous of
knowing .is that if Rizzuto has not got the qualification, how will this effect the legality of last
year's tax sale? The penalty that a city can incur
in having an alderman sitting who lias not got fhe
qualification is a paltry $30.00 for each meeting,
while the cost that will lie placed upon the city
should the tax sale he declared illegal should be ■
sufficient to keep the ratepayers-working overtime j
war question, however, that the capitalist loves,
and loves dearly, for this permits him to manipulate the market, and that is the TIIRKAT OF
WAR. Tliis is the one thing that he will tolerate
and there is nothing that big capital thrives on
more than rumor. This is another reason why ihe.
incident mentioned attracts so much attention—
tlie market can he so easily manipulated. There is
another war that capital is not adverse to, but he
does not like this 'advertised—labor war..
Now the reason why the capitalist does not desire to advertise his own Avar is because of his
methods, and if news does leak out iu connection
with labor troubles then it must be his version, not
the workers'. And the same applies to disasters.
Too often, if the true facts were published, society
might indulge in one of those spasmodic outbursts
of sympathy for the worker that are so iii'conve-
nieiit to the master class.
The worker should not require a magnifying
for a few years, ln addition, may mention that we j glass nor a library on political economics to uud-j."-
haveit on the best legal authority that jf there isj sta,ui ti,,j reason why the newspapers of today are
any question about the legality of !fti alderman's j s0 guarded in-any comments favorable to lnbor. yot
position that every action of the •Council durinj: ■ so 1)rofuse in their condemnation of the worker
the period that such alderman sat becomes void.! w|,en jlc attempts to fight the employer at bis own
The qualification of a previous mayor also seems j j,,,,,,,*. 'p|le met?liotl of warfare dear to thc capital-
very doubtful, and if this is the ease the city can I jst js t]Rl one that permits him to employ llie forces
recover any moneys that have been pstid same m
the shape of salary. Thc position of another t-otm-
cillor is also rather inventions,, ho having received
money for Work done and voted on the sain.- i>ro-
and authority of the powers that be, .either in the
shape of special police or armed gunhlen. and to
leprcss every effort on the part of the worker Im
P.:.xs;bly the Mayor, who we do not believe is
responsible for the present condition shut will
lie responsible if he permits the same to continue)
will call a public meeting and explain, with the assistance of legal advice, .just what sorl of a .jack
pot we are in. ll may he the sacrifice of a little
dignify, but will relieve the atmosphere a whole
lot. We should like lu know how many councillois
apart from Tom I'phill have had their property
qualifications scrutinized.
J'ossibly it might pay llie Oottticil better to engage the services of a lawyer occasionally in prc-
fereiiee to acling <ni the gratuitous advice mi often j p.irtieh exonerated.    The newspapers arc taken
proffered by a certain official. I care of and nny undesirable publicity is iivoi'ied,
 —-  j while there is always sufficient capital to purchase
THE DIFFERENCE ""' aequiesceiiee of those iii authority.   So lung a*
his 'the capitalist) interest. The worker is aeaiiv
od of riotous conduct ami mob rule if he attempts
to engage in warfai'c, and the question of law* and
order immediately becomes of paramount luleresi
to the master class. Such methods savor too much
of open warfare, and the question of brute forte
and numbers is too risky for those '.i'lio prefer to
classify the struggle of the worker as discontent,
and the oppression of the employer as an effort to
maintain law nnd order. When it becomes necessary to shoot diftvn a few strikers as nu oxaniplt*
lo others there is generally no difficulty hi getting
the a flair quietly hushed up, or having tliu guilty
log interests can indulge in warfare that ia ii".%ure
thing" for thein, there is absolutely no reason why
m ....... .11 ,1 lilillK l*tt    1 Ill-Ill,   llll'l*.     ,**   lllimilll,, 1,1     II"   »*.ftl*nii,    ,. ..'
s-ently thedatly newspapet'N have been gtvally   ,.       ,     ... ..      .   .   . ,   ' ...
ft, ..     ,,,,.        „        „    .. . .   I they should jeopardize their uih're-xtx on aiiythii*.
agitated over the killing of nu  hiighsliiiuin  nil '     ..     ,,   .   ,„ ..»
,r   .        „„        .. .,       ■       ■ n  .,   , inoi'i n.Nliv. or aiiylhing lhat offers a scmhliiuce M
Mexico,    nie net mn, or  rather  iiiudton.  m   the I • • ,	
., ..   Itl,  . ,ii 9-      i   ,i   .''laue-c to   he oilier fellow.    Therefore, ymi wil
Michel Local Union Notes
Cnilcil Stales government has been questioned; tin
possibility of international complications and even
intervention have been mooted; editors have writ
ten columns of eontmentH censuring tin
readily ittidetstanJ why the capitalist is mil overanxious to engage in xvnr that may endaiiKcr his
j inteivntn. hut will alwayn fight wlier«» his .raven
wires iu providing detail* and explanation*—in
fact indignation litis been expressed on nil Midet*—'
ami, because (if report* be true) a liritiih subject
haa lieeti.tmmlcrwi or executed.
Amtiiftfit tb« many commut>!ontlon«
thnt, came up for consideration at tli-.}
Loral uneetlng. there are a tow that
**+ -#. | deserve the attention of the anenvber
-*-+ + + * + + -+-+ + + <-» + 'thl\i at large.    A circular from the
| Airtrlcan Federation of Lab-ar, wJilch
T:i*» M-iulnr meetlnK wat held at 2 . «a« In tlie nature of fin Appeal for aid
pm.rn Sundny tnnt. John Marsli oecu-  tor -tlie Caluniet t»!rl*kJu« mlnwn, warn
Vtytan tlu» fhntr.   Aftfr tho mln«t*f* of  wt*.
tlie .)>r*pv!oii'4 mcotlng hn<l Inon read : The etrike at Calumet bit been a
and ittMFd. a letu-r wat rend from ' prolonged one end the terrible force**
F'.Xz Khertti, tvho It merving a life 4ta-! of capttallem twve made the •troftr'e
nriioiinii v. (n the HSdanoi^on |K»nUen-1 one of the moat bVtter tn the history
tlan'. The Dfetrkrt will ihortlr bn j ot hibor on the American eowtlnetvL
mrtted to t>6tt«ton the Minister of Jut- •* DetjHte the mnny toreen In medern
lice tor bin rel«we. j capital!* eodety tbat tend to create
Among the grleraorM dttouteed' a (Mritton In tbe rankt of labor, the
trait ono i-titto WMeh trat loot owlne <d! wonr?«rPitl retponte to aid the fttrtkert
noifeomnhance with the iqieetoi mlee. t «< Calumet demonitrttee teoltdtiity
U'e do ti'i: I'M* ri» Idea of lotina even ' thet atrelte and palpttetet tbe betrt
«m» ca*;' If there te nny ground to I of the workers wbo ere teeUng tbe
*<. rl, du ut all, but the evidence wat i otrertbrow of capitalism. Kxnry mem-
«o fropf, sndihe retnlt wet tbat tbe i ber wt the meeting was agiwd thet
ihim ttu'.'t*:*. uux tut iim imii*ru **hu*>-**iu* »iti>uUi it* tone hy the Lo*
i ^t. t _      j ...    .., .„„ ... „i 11 titM.   AM other grievance* were «t-' e*l. but oetlni to the low ettte of thn
Our idea in mentioning j » '"*«* ''™ w«»W »»!»»•" *♦»»* wlrty, ami ^ «*«'»l«», ttflictortly dealt with. tmOm. wbtdi have been dwtnea ron.
* II. B'mer. delegate to tbe oonren-(rtttoaWy of late*, thst tho mutter bn
thm, reinnwd tm gimday momlng't; Mild on tbe teWe.   Howerer, U <t «o
...                     %-   .     *        .         i K'    -.i''' lu'nH t<'H« Ititu there is an opportunity lo win wilh
!Vrf|M.iisihle; news syndicates have burn.'d up Ihe;,, .,... ,    ..., .,,.   . ,..	
] the powers that he upholding hia actions.
The murder or execution of lU'lilon would not
! hnvo Mltr»ete«i the attention it has, were it not for
the facts eiiuiiterflted above.
Now, we do not for »>ne i tent stitrirest that i    The worker should begin to rebliw that »w tin*
ih'M imiifrmitioii ik mit justified; we hiiv*. the newH.M«|»Malisi« today de|»riVMl of tin* jiret*. ami conld
the latter bt  auiiUtdUHil without tluir \M\.hiu*in:
.MiSE-cual BaJl was a visitor down
h«re from Oofbln. Bill says every-
'tbing O. K. now we have an hotel.
Bill journeyed down to Natal to s°*e
some of his cM friends and met wiih
a rather pleasant surprise. Chris
Maur-er chajleoged bim to run a foot
nace, which resulted'ln Dill coming ou:
an easy winner, making his exchequer
considerably to.^he good, Chris., being much oa the corpulent side, says I
m'jst take "Antlpon". before 1 meest
Missouri, again.
'The football -basket social, concert
and dance'.took place on Tuesday
nigiht. The concert and social was
held In .the Opem House, Mr. \V. H.
Greaves presiding and making some
very able and intelligent remarks on
'spo-rt, Its qualities and the good tha;t
can be deailved, from it.. After the
president's address the program for
ttoe concert wis introduced. The <fol-
'lowing were the artistes: Dan Wad-
■diingiton*, iplano solo; song, ;WiHiam
Htonrooks; eons, !Mrs Joseph Mason
feacore): sang, Mrs, Edward Hayes;
it'he ibrothiers James ai:d Robert Stewart, "James Stewart, P. C. 49," Robert
Ste«-art; duet, James and Robert
.Stiewiatft; Albeat Yates, piano solo. Af-
,ter «the concert the baskets were .put
forward. The $5.00 prize was iwoa by
IMiss Annie Gregory, the baskets realizing about $55. . The next item on
the board "was supper, Tlie. crowd
dihen adjourned ito Cralian's, Hall for
tJaar'ng. Music was rendered by
Den Wordlngton, Mel Taylor and Mc-
lntssh. Dancing was kept up till 8
a.m. Much praise ls due to the com-
mJiitee for the a'4e maaner they ■conducted the whole affair ajid it wa»i
■prior to .his departure for the -Brazeau Sia/aiaiaEIiMc!I3fa,aj3I3JaiBiaiaja^^
coanitmy,   Gooid luck, old! chap! j§j   . ! '    . '. . g*>"
■Ap-noppB of a note (we published1 da a
previous Issue- conceraiiag eliaiid'eriou'S
t-.'*£iiem©tttsi we are asked' -to ineea"t!
that Jf ito© .penson concenaed. wtoui'd
cully cibseiwe a iiittle-dsiaioroti-mi dShase
ataibemieets 'would! mat haive been inade.
(iTihils is iraithier ipoor logic; two wrooogs
wSMilt nna-ke rl-elhit. Better apply Uje
"disoretion" ipomtion to both -parties.—
Bd.) / - -     .
John Ralttemson, cairetaker , of, the
wash louse in -tihis camp, ielkbill .bemoaning ithe toss Of his money, wMcih
wais taken' out of 'his clothing, May
the -oufortt be 'caught aoal' itreaAeid ac-
cord.Ln-gl.yi. . -
•We^eaira thaitouir old fii^sndv'Walter
Rid^erd, tos left,camp eh.,route tor
Aufiloralia.   Boa voyage, Old*'timer!
Aimson-g ithe new arrivals in camp
thiis week we 'notice J. T. .Atkinson and
J. W. Paitirick finom' Conbin. We bid
y-ou welcome, boys.
Pred IMoui^^tt li'as pulled.hSs time
ar.d gone .to seek a fortune at Burmis.
Good luck to you!     .
The stork was seen in the vicinity
of tyivGrsidie Avenue on Wednesday,
eventually aliglutuig on .the-home Of
Jlr. and, Mrs. Harry Pox, leaving an
infant daughter to gladden ithe hearts
of •tthe paramts.
Tbe .back stairways to some of -Ijhe
■houses in tihis camp are vory damger--
ouis, as erne of our residents realizes1.
Nuff sed!
'Ooal Creek was well represented at
the return .performance of Tom Marks
Co. Monday and Tuesday.
The long-Jooked-for leagug .medals
jjvou by the -faodball club have arrive!
Tt last. A notice has been poated ask-
tis-g the tootiball comralMee -to-mE^tt in
tihe Olub iHall c-n Sunday eventog, at
C.30, .to arrange over presecitiaition of
The Second Gala Amateur Night
Mr.   C«   HANSEN
L      .   In Comic QperaSeiectibriS
Mr.   J.  T.   PUCKEY
In Comic Songs
Comedy Boxing on Roller Skates
,,  _' A Scream '
And The Regular 5 Reels Motion Pictures
PRICES       -       -       10 & 2Q Cents
uviiafe ar.d oup.
Walter Stevens arrived back ln
rrm.p during the iweek end looking
•none the w.oHs© ,f©r his trip to the Old'
Country. Perhaps you will settle -ihis
<time, Walt.
B'iJI Banister amrlvedi back In camp
from Kamtoops,. where -.he has been
for the paist few months. He reports
e^rjithiiing dead up thart way. Pleas-
eid' ito see you looking so well, Bil.
Accidents at Coal Creek Mines '
A special .train was requisitioned on
Tuesday evening' to convey Wm.'
Smith to "hospital suffering from crushed chest and other bruises sustained
lth«>ugh a tiram of timber swerving
•an-d knocking ihim off the trestle Tat
19 dnollne. We leami the unfortunate
feltaw le -lying In a very precarious
Tlie same train also conveyed one
Jacob Jaount to hospital suffering
from .bruised back caused by a fall of
rock whilst following liis employment
in Xo. 3 mine.
We a.re pleased to report that Mrs.
(Shanks is progressing as well as can
be expected after her recent severe
We leairn that one of our young
.men Is qualifying for a guardian of the
■spiritual welfare of the camp, 'having
-received -his first sot of books on the
.ministry. God luck to ycur E-tiivMes,
Our oi'd friend Billy iMaaey arrived
their ©ariK'St ani persis:ent work th:ut 'back In camp during the week en-J.,
nrade It such a great success,
George .Mtllett arrived in,camp just
Yin     rfnt- •**■     -* * " * " *
George wa-s al»"ttys a grea.; enthnslftst
on football, also in running, gaining
loolo'.a^ fk. and well. We anticipate a
contlnua'ttoi_of_tih8^clas5e'3 now, Bllfly.
vv*eTiKip~aj"so"to reporniie^arrJv'al"
in camp of two more old timers, ,18m
d Jack (McPh«rson, M'ho have been
goal resalts In i>ast years and. win- .-taking* look at tihe home scenes dur--
ndng lots of prizes.    We would like j ins the past few months.
'o see you -back with the boys again, j    The dancing class held their usual
Grouse. , j iwacMce   dance   on    Wednesday   to
Harry Kvane come hack In ca.mp i nnistn F.uiM>Hei by A. Morrison aa'd our
aealn trom WUcrest, having been laid Ijccal KubeJIk.
off. We understands he Intends stay-! \v© lea.rn that the local Foresters
tne w',:'i h's family In Michel, tf he Is i»re ■rcntf.-np'attng -holding a social in
fciitunote enough to strike a job.        ■ t*he Club Hall at au early date. Watch
An ac.i'id'fiit occurred in No. S South j tor particulars,
t d  Lou's Xap»y. wlra had lAs onkie j    nEiraard Oaufield, the new supcrln-
frjshfi.   We underataud It in not very | torment,  commenced   hi*  duties. In
serious and he has rcturne.l to his \this cahip on Thursday.
conditions prevailing In mines which
do not direetly concern them. These
reports are presented to Gladstone Local and they are copies of the reports
placed at the several mines.
'Report of inspection committee of
No. 2 mine, January 29, 1914: We, the
undersigned, hereby certify tihatt we
have tliis day examined the ■ above
mime, which Includes all working places and roadways leading to and from
the mine, and find as reported all
working  places  in  good  condition;
cline.   The fire boss promised to give
this place his immediate attention.
A. Hancock.
Sam Paxton.
No. 1 South mine inspection committee report, Feb. 7th: Wfe, ithe undea^
•signed, examined the above mine and
found tlie 'following conditions prevailing.: Ventilation good; roof and -sides
good; timbering good; ail places clear
of gas with the following exceptions:
€ap of gaa In cross-cut Off No. 1 .room .
in 'main level; cap of gas in second
-loa/ilwaya fairly good, with the.follow- cross-cut off second left room; cap of
Ing exception, a few broken timbers dn
•main entry, which were subject to
repairs; main -return ainway fairly
good, with the exception of a bad por-
gas in cross-cut off third left -room.
We also examined all airways, travelling and haulage roads, machinery, etc.
and found them ln good working con-
tion :between first and fourth cros®. -ditton.   Time of examination, 11.30 a.
cuts from parting, this part was under repair; ventilation good and (mine
free from gas.
iM. Hilton.
Qhas. Ward.
Report of inspection committee, of
Xo. 3 mine: We, the undersigned, -have
examined tbe above mine and report
as follows: Intake and return airways
good; ventilation good: all working
places and roads well Umbered. With
the exception of a small percentage of
gas in the air in the south level near
tie coal face; we find the gerieral coh-
(Ytions good throughout the whole of
the mine.
Dated Feb. 4th. ,1914..
Thomas Critchley.
*   Charles Clark.     .. -,'
Report of inspection committee, N6.
1 North mine, January 20th: We, the
undersigned, have this day examined
the above mine u«<J declare, the. same
t*(> ha h> tha full/iwing ■fnrwHHnn    "     "
' W. L. Phillips.
J. Kent.
Inspection committee report, N'o. B
North .mine, Feb. 17-Ut: We have duly
inspected the above -mine and found
aU working places clear of gas, witb
one exceptilon: Cap of gas in Xo. 2
raom." Travelling and haulage roads
good'; ventilation good,,
'vHenry O'Neill.
James Stacey.
LVr. Uernartl Caufleld left there last
week Ter Spokane for a Pliort stny on
bufMen matt-Prs.
Tlie *chcol committee In Old Town
haw given the ch'.'dreu a tresit in
having; a toboggan rrfctei in the
*c-liool ground. The kiddles are get-
■'ing let* tif fun from It. Nalfll school
I'im oni» ar«.
Mr. Shank* left camp by the 3.45
p.m. 4-raln on.Thursday., prior to Wa
departure for his new sphere of labor. The congratulations and be»t
wi'ifhes of the resident* go with him.
Gladstone Local Notes
incline—<A11 working places free from
gus, >wi*Ui tlie exception of gas found
around and above bull-wheel In No. 1
Incline; roof and sides in fair condition, with the exception of two" places
In -main incline below tihe hoist. One
of these places was reported at the
last Inspection Ventilation good; air
ways In fair conation.
We also examined that part of mine
known as No. 3 incline, and declare
tho same ito be in the following cori-
dition: Presence of gas was found in
tlie following places: In Nos. 3 and 4
looms; 4 slant and l cross-cut fenced
off; all other places clear of gas. Veil-
•tllation fair: roof and sides In fair
coc«Vjtlon; airways between main level
and bottom of slope tn poor condition;
othfr places fair,
Remarks: Digger in 9 right.* No. I
Incline and No. 2 district reported
shortage of timber; the same was reported to the pit boss.
Bdward Ala*worth,
Thomas Haigh,
Inspection committee report, No. I
East mine, Feb. 14: We examined tlie
above uiilne nnd found conditions in
follows: Roof and side* good; ventilation fair. Tlie mine was free freftn gaa
with the deceptions of 14 room aud a
email quantity In main tunnel. Intake
and return airways in good condition.
Wo iwintod out 'tlmt n few centre
props were Deeded on tbe lualde la-
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»»»1 «1wgy» very rflinM.»,
(hi* iui-iJviit i» l«» «'ui|ilitt»i/.«- lit* <lin|Hirit>- Mwwii j n»»l ♦'»•*> Ih* Mm** witli a |irms fm» fruai tin pn*-
(hf Httcntioii ghftt to in.'iihi»t» «f tbw kind am!j !••»W"lf toflwiiww *h»t nt \tm0M e*m\r»\ il. hut
lalair tmiililfa nihI  itHlti^rial <-al»tnitti>«: nml  in [-*»hmiIiI have ttm\* ttmnulernW* |iniftwn in  thi*
4l«i1np IhM wp will attU'tii|»i to «h*m th* rtwl«-r th.. ••iiiaii.njiatioii «»f lh#> worki-r.
imimoiw for aatiif |    T«» remove Ihi* itiflttor»-»', lmw<«v»«i, unik Ihi*
Mix iin Iihh Imimi hi tin- Itiiii'liglit im- kimik* tlir. < ! jt.-wiiI »y*tt'iu iw |>r«i«ti«'all,V tni|m-«»)lili\ anil thr
yt'ttr**; in f»«-1 il ia a mi*' iwl In f.«-k«n tlmt nlv w "»H \ only \nt\ie for thp worker lip* hi tijaiiifainiujf hi*
l«< milil tin- 1'nilH .Htat«"« tak»»« ov*«r lh«* manatr'*-(«>wtt |»»|iM»r ami kf»»j»ittir htmw'lf «•!»♦«r «if nny|»ofif-
iwnt of ttifnir* »«m! i-».-rt»ii!* Morgan*. H«M-ki*»f«"i!fM'*.' i*-al m*Hlang*' lhat i« flk<»ly 1** infltU'ivT Mn «i'fi«!i!»
ei al., tn R»«i a <•»»<*!' *»»« «•■"* r»»«»««r«*i•**,ml tin* i**«*   »'irlt r**nmt*{ t« llt*» I*li«r mrn-ftimit «f Iwlaj*.
....' '   ..X...  .' .'.'* ,»"."■! Ji ' niiinii iiiiiii|!
News of the District Camps
(Continued from Pag* 5)
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1       l**ii*-t*nm*-ti  *** »*t,^ r*.9ft***n-i   ttt \*9   A.,.*
{'Ur*. »*rM*-:< and Mr. sim! Mr»   Uak»|,tntf *•*» f-r«iw>.*li»
passenger. aeconiMoM *y Ricbard > be hopwl efcat a substantial sum of
tUiimt tnm Cothln, who roeot 8<nt-, ™mf vill be raised, to place oar Lo-
«: iy wlttt h'« friends, tiltber} bosrdwd f «•! 00 raoord a* bsvlag supported the
iii# local m Monday morning for f^o^' n«M heroic men ami women 4n tlieir
Mn. «rwo*» to* eocisl brttwnsnu
oar d*li»r*te will give bis report    A e8«Miimfe*t)on wae also rucdvod
iHtt Hundtj m tb* ami! meeting,    t•km wit% « oopy of • jwiper entHled
Tii* oontntot mln^m' m^^.nf ro|.'^T1i« Mlmr»'A*^oc«tdn fixn.tbo et«-
k,**** nfter itm Itmml Inlon butli»«>iw! retnry nt itm Miners' Union of Goto-
wm over, Bro. M. it. \uis\n tnbtm "^°-   H is not wffWent that we con-
it.i» *htf4r   Tlm ¥Mn*m wis not of a trtlwt» a monthly itw*Min*mt Itt crdfr
»*tty ecrfowe —mm aad tberw appMini; ** *mtom *Mkm ender «m totitMt*
m i»tw hetm wmn mtoimd«f«tandia«. f «to*a of ibe I'uJted Mine Workera of
\lrt m Hof# t» Mnt*. ttn-i nhm a.Aawrfcau    tlktit mi- mnn  w*mb*t
91 mtmtm I* twiM. ww sftoll te «bk» ttt I bbom4 know Wl and why then* otmg-
r»n irtte^* ; f" «*'>«'» to ter!»««i toon promptly.; 0** ettm... Ttar.akovU taww oi Uie
•tbm timmtt trie br.f.d.., *hk-H r«r     It  le tr*r»v«%   kop»l   tbnt  «vanE j WQhMk tntaral. Imt  t»i#   etbappy
ec«e« tlrni* hae eimmiv r»«fmtilr<1 ib* itutm'wr wlB bn preewe to liiar the; tfitftw In thnatt .parilenlar *fSe!«».
d^^wrt -door nntl, hen ewMwilr f*tt<  **«*•> r**v<trt ot th* Inttt mmttH', "^tlm Wntm' AtfvtwuNi** I» pttMlnIwi
the waft ol the n«itiela»'« w»iid mk! c;,avta.li^ nmt Mnuitty. 1W'«Mar •» «ire the tWh nt tbn titn*
n>-' tlm mwwm mum. gw-vety iHuiIm^l    We .a&w waite Utait MUW to wmtbry***lm.   '"K|i»wW|» je power.'"   filed-1
alii ii*xUr.4 ttmt nuij for JNHmm. «•« •*•*»• *W «•*• »» aliil low aft MM -Uttrnt. In ocotormltv wm the*
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of The
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♦ BEU.EVUE NOTES        . ♦
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Walter Warren, who has been aib-
semt" for.some''time on a visit to Ms
home in tho Old Country, .returned ito
camp Saturday,
Miss Maggie Buraiows lefit camp far
• Pincher-Creek last week, and intends
making.a prolonged stay there.
' * John Jackson was the holder of the
lucky number and secured the $5.00
. bill given by the Lyric Theatre management   Nest drawing March Wx.
Fired Beafe left camp om Saturday
•fer- Canfore, -where he has obtained, a
position. Wish you success, Fred.; It
is scmva^dnig ttoat a good many are
looking for.
On Thursday last Coroner Plnkney
and the jury, met In 'the police bar-
racks.to-enquire into the death of
Harry Thompson, engineer, who waa
killed by jumping from his engine
when tbfe latter, .through some malicious -person tampering wltlv the
switch, ran into several -loaded box
cars. After having carefully reviewed -the evidence, the jury returned a
verdict -tbait death was caused .by accident, hut that (the switch had' been
tampered with hy some person or persons .unknown, and further, recommended tliat the snitch ln question be
arrange-d so that, the signal could be
, -seep by engln'eer at a greater distance
when making the curve at Maple Leaf.
The, following .comprised the jury:—
■ Joseph Robinson (foreman), William
Stuart, W-iWam Grafton. Edward; Christie. William Brown and Jam-os Naylor.
The dance held under the auspices
of theihockey team in tho Workers'
Hall', on Friday last, was a great success, and' those ln attendance voted
it. ithe event of the year. Don't forget
'tlie big concert dn aid of the hockey
club, wh/ioh will take -place some time
during the week ending March 14th,
In the Lyric Theatre. Watch for bills
of announcement later. ,
John Berwick, delegate to the Dis- j
triet convention at Lethbridge, return-'
ed home on Sunday.
Secretary Burke, who was present.
at the convention, returned home on j
Monday evening. *
iMIbs Gun, the new nurse at ithe hospital, arrived in camp from Calgary,
ami has taken up her duties here.
Mrs. O'Hara spent a few days vislt-
liisr Mrs. Fred Wolstenholme last week.
Rev. Arthur Barnes, superintendent
of missions for thc Methodist Church,
was a visitor In the Pass camps this
The following Bellevue talent. appeared .in^the concert at Hillcrest on
Monday night: Tomllnson and Tucker.
Goodwin and Galltmore, Bob Dicken
ond tlie Bellevue choir. v .
The Methodist Sunday School will
♦► ♦ ♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦•♦•»•+.»<-».».
day,   The speaker will be J. P. West-
Ymi t*(iuUlii*t.all 1,'i't tlio first
ijtf.Od givi'ii last Wwliiwtlay
iiii-rht. hut here's hoping you
may lit* lucky I'nmijrh to win
the noxl ono.
.Tho noxt (trowing tnhos
plaoo \\\><1ih'n<1h.v night.
March 41 h.    *
man, of Calgary. A large children's
choir under the leadership of iMr. GoJ-
Jimore will provdde the -singing,. The
•anhivebsairy! concert will be -held a-bouit
Fred Wolstenholme drove a iarge
load: of -merry makers to the .basket
soolal at,Hillcrest on Monday night,
Mrs. Steve OHum-blo's -basket' brougbit
the highest price. Everybody bad a
sp-lendiid time.
/The carnival held on Bellevue rink
on. Thursday evening was another big
success and the unusual galaxy of interesting costumes gave .the judges a
big job. The prize list was as follows:
Best di^essed lady, Mrs. Woodward,
'Passburg, as Japanese lady; best
dressed' couple, Mr. and. Mrs. Howell,
Passburg, priest and nun; <best original costume, Tom Knowles, as Mestl-
phocles; beet comic man, Leslie Scott
as hobo; best dressed girl, Doris Bateman as May Queen-, best comic boy.
Tommy Taylor as clown.  '
The-ZellaSvCo. appeared In hypnotic, mesmeric and mind-reading -stunts
at the Lyric on Monday and Tuesday.
""      A Genuine Clearance Sale
Opportunity knocks at our door only
so often; sometimes we know she's
there, but cannot avail ourse-lvls of
her .invitation. Prices are cut so low
In Naylor's big sale that you should
not have tq rejeot opportunity.. Ail
the goods are real value, and the quality the best. 'Sir. Naylor has made it
a ml? to stock only the lines of well-
tried and refutable firms, and when
you buy goods from Mm, you buy
them with the makers' guarantee that
Miey are as advertised. Nothing cheap
and shoddy, that will shrink and tear
in washing, but real woollen and cotton goods that will last you three anil
four times as long ae Inferior articles
costing ten per cent less. This is the
•laat week of the sale and our readers
should get in on the bargains offered;
♦ Bellevue Local Union Notes    ♦
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Our meeting convened as usual, the
secretary, being absent ait Lethbridge
■in. connection with business. The
minutes of the previous meeting were
adopted, as read*. There being no cor-
res-pondeii'Ce we proceeded at once
■to the reports of committees. The superintendent .promised attention to the
following matters: That he would have
a master key made for wash house as
soon as possible and thus prevent the
necessity of forcing lockers open. He
further promised to give attention to
our mine -lamps, which will be clpan-
ed <by compressed air In the future.
With reference to ventilation, it was
s'ated that In the course of two weeks
we &V.\'l have a new fan running with
a caioacitv of »snnn mm,* fnnLjmmJn.
Alex. . McKlnnon spent Monday in
MaOleOd on business.
■ Mr. J. McCkmd, formerty an employee-of the Canadian Coal Consolidated, as stajiing at the Sanatorium, for
a few days on his way to British
Rev. A. Barner, of Calgary, superintendent of missions for the Methodist
Church in Southern Alberta, was in
.town on yhursday to attend a meeting
of the committee on co-operation between the Church he represents and
itlie -Presbyiteriam
The Frank hospital closed on Monday, the patients having been, jprevl-
ousiy moved to HilJcrest hospital.
Nurse Muuns left on tlie noon train
for Lethbridge and Mrs. Yourle, wiho
lias been temporarily doing the housekeeping, returned to her home in Hillcrest.
Mr. J. Laitham returned Us 'Macleod
hospital on Sunday night. Ills feet,
which were -badly frozen five week
,9 go, are recovering nicely.
Miss Lewis left for Bellevue on
Sunday night to aot as nurse on tlw
hospital staff.
The Blairmore junior hockej team
played a game against the Frank juniors last Thursday night and d'etote.1
the home .teem toy a score of 4-1.
Jack .Miller Is hauling stone for the
foundation of A. I. Blais' new store.
The Frank Social League was organized last .week in the Cliureh. It
is to meet every Friday night and good
.programs are promised to those who
attend. Next Friday a social is being
held. A program of music and singing
is already prepared, after which re-
•fresh-mienits will be served; 25 cents
arimlss-Jon only. The young men nre
preparing .to play basket ball. Abiding is being fitted up for the purpose
and aill who are '.members are entitled
to its use free It is to be open five
nights a week from 7 to 10 o'clock,
so it is up to every young man to get
into the club. Other forms of amusement will be imtroduced later.
A large number of Frank people attended the concert and -basUe-t social
at Hillcrest on .Monday niigbt. A sleigh
■load of young people bad an enjoyahle
time going and coming as well as
there. The Frank baskets proved to
be amongst the most popular, probably
en account of their owners.
. Mr. Farrell, >'.ho was hurt in Hlllcrest mines last week, is Improving
in the Frank*hospital. -        -   -   -   ■
The Coleman bachelors gave a
dance at the Rocky Mountain, Sanatorium ■ last Friday night. A large
crowd -attended and had an .enjoyable
The horse* naturally took fright and
stamted a\yay at a gallop, but Constable  Hancock,' iwho happened   to  be
pasisdng on horseback, was able to stop
it before any anore^damage was done.
A friendly league has been formed
among   the'.various   institutions of
iBJaiirmore and if the ice holds out
some flue exhibitions of hockey .will
yet 'be seen on the rink.   The following teams form the league: 'Married
men, single .men, .bankers; West Canadian Office, merchants and the scrubs.
Owing to *he great success of the
roller skating carnival tliat was held
I in the Opera House last week, another
' wdll take place about the 9th of next
month.      .     .
Coroner Pinkney journeyed to Bellevue on Thursday last, where he presided at the Inquest which was held to
inquire into the death of Harry Thompson, who .was killed on Monday wihen
a freight train ran into an open switch.
Mr. Fred Harris has accepted the.,
challenge of Joe MacDougall and 'Mr!
B. Dawson for the vocal championship
of Blairmore.   The date of the contest
has not yet-heen fixed
A.tfk A ^ -— -9. __ T
ni- „„,» at«o ti o^»,.,. tnft t*,im ,..„*,!,   llke lo know when they are likely
f«r b^2»M?h« ' SLvwrn^^ *»o»e medals.   When. O when:
for Brooks, Alta., where they will re-1
and put up in the Coleman Hotel.
Jack Jones pulled out on Tuesday
right's passenger for the Old Country.
On .Monday, about 10 a.m., Adolpn
Leaf, in the employment of the iMc-
Gilliv*ray Coal Oomipany, met with a
rather severe accident. A .post-ton of
the roof gave' way while at -work ih
pillar N'o. 69 without any warning;
striking him over the head and arm.
fracturing his collar bone and .breaking
xyae rib. He was also severely bruised
ail over and'was taken to the Miners*
Hospital and attended to by Dr. Con-
elly. *      '
The stork paid a visit to tbe home
of Mr. and Mrs. George (Morgan on
Wednesday morning, and left a fine
big bouncing hoy. „ George wears a
Xo. 10 smile now.
A (meeting of the Coleman football
club officials was held, on Saturday
ntglK.. the 21st, in the office of C. P.
Wlllim-ot and settled the business of
the cliub's affairs. It was decided to
hold a general meeting on Wednesday
night, the, 25th.
The Coleman  football   club   would
Really Co.
Now i« ^the time
for nmf *»r»Hti**
Vou cannotafford
to lone when  we
j  C«Mi * jilttU&t  ■ }\>kk
Aftfito tne Wtnwr
tn,   M-Kfifn-M «t If ctmit
ute. This will abate the smok^ nui-,
fiance and is very good new* to these :
•who have been affected hy same.        I
Ths convention having given us a ;
chance of retalnAng our contribution i
to the defense fund for two comsecu- j
tive months, we are in n position to'
give relief in the tnoat neerly cases, t
and with this object ln view, a committee has been selected to hand a
report back as soon as possible.
Tiro question was asked how are
'tihose locals Rutst of us going to relieve tbomsolveft?-
Wo then selected our measuring
committees; met our obligations and
gave our pit committee some more
ft'trk ito do. The resignation of one
ot the pit committee was tendered and
us their task Is no sinecure, It Is up
to the membership to find atiotlier to
fill the vacancy.
Last week we had no idle days; and
eoii.epliicntly IMlp protrrest "wa* made
with our delegate'* report, but trust
.It will ht-* olous In time for next meeting. We want all tho education we
run possibly get. Oue would assumo
from our delegate's remarks, however,
that President White's lncreata wan
rot glwn very willingly, nnd wha.t is
more from the clos-enein of the vote
ciitt >lt might have been better had tho
witter bwnv referred to n wforc-od-uai.
In our opinion all matter* of vital In-
■tereat to tbe organization uliould go'
through ihat procedure. N'o om will
•ittrftMon that at till* particular time
the necessity of exerclalng every care
Sn the intending of our «tnot», tnd re-
tremftment 'to * virtue that can often
hu pr^iit.liM'J. We note thai tbe member* of the ormnlitatfon ara to decide
by referendum rote whethw the pre*-
ent aateatment <1* to remaltt on until
auch time «* • wffiolent *um It rahwt
for ibo building of our own printing
plant. We recognise that thl* would
m the means ot educating our mem-
ImtbU^, but tbtrc atu yluM) of ue mint
could tuggoaf a moro preMdng netfA
tor our present asseaamant. The
question lhal occur* io u« ts. K mo-
tithen must b* made, why not let the
ofnoers. as well as the rank and file,
participate? However, the wrlpture
consoles ttt by stating that "to him
that liHth not, Irom htm tltall he taken
away, evtn that which ha'has.* Ilia
merab-M-sblp of Dlatrlct tl should ba
netting accllmatlied. At thia wage of
onr proceedings, otir dulwe to the
(Motrin oonrimUon arrived and wa*
given » grsutt rtctptlon. Qtietttontd
a* to wh«tht<r ha waa prepsrtnt to n*
mn, thn d«4e«r*t* stated Mnpt fully,"
but f»roc««dad tn anltghten ua upon a
f».wtMugs wteek bt t*»*l4*rtJ we
•Ivoold know, oa* «f whfc>h eomle'M
of the penalilss wh(f>h will be tffipowd
for working when w« iAkhiM aot The
adoption of tho pr*amN« as BttrrsMed
by Ml<h*l Ivoral rahwif tpttt* * iflsfftia-
•ton upon the rights of Indiftdeaia, but
m oori-ighu u* <mmn- or l**s ■tititm-
arjr and the arguments worn prattr
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We nf* nV"«*M to h*tt¥ «f th* ¥iff*i*oi\.f.
mmm ot owr method* of «t*etlm offte-
tta. hat a* wa eav* «ibws a iuMMhar
of «po?it haiiots amlaf *h* ttii 'mttb9*,
wsai win. wn tne nwaiaer ami*r na
naw method? waa askad. THata fa no
4ouU. Wawvwr, lh*t it im n emrr**-
*•->» ••*»*•**» aimx etmmmittmnty we nmst
bf pr^ptrsd ta adopt sane, of' gat
left bahiBd.
Tbe andltlons of this camp ara not
qntt* no had as last r*port*d. but w*
h«vw stifi a number et n*n aowog ua
seeking th* gJorto** privlleg* of work'
log, ao will adv4*s our brethren thtt
'..t.i- \,in*n* nuit-H of tlm market tt:
tntmy ntonw, aad law Mda.
Wo hero hson n*tt*"tt ro -xr.yixr the
fflowing -quartumi: *"Wntw Qm SnnM-
mnmm mbwt out. or did thny go nm
atffhvt" Oar **■*•«• to e.te* I*, hrtsf
ty; •thi Mar tm ttm mm h*t« haf War
and a bit lameastRMkoa wa* held -ta
.Sanstme ie em et -srhf-Hl nppmtwt tm ,
th* i' W. W of .%. Mwtml and th*'
Lm.'.****.!. i , *uM 14*» SmA k«w*H mere
r«H*d st fk* pfi momtt that the**
txnnl. hf no work.*
" sanrrattoins rtesldlng in town now,
lnvlnsj moved from Bellevue.
Born—To Mr. and Mrs, Frank
lloudo, on Sunday morning last, a
The young men of town met in the
Methodist Church on Wednesday
night and organized a men's club, the
•object of which is to work out beneficial ways of spending its spare hours.
Tlio junior team' of town drove to
Hlllcrest lust Friday n-ipht to play that
r<Mim a hockey rime. The boys showed great 'Improvement in speed aud
stick handling and tnougn tbe opponents were heavy men they had very
1-ttle advantage of the home boys.
Final score: 3-2 In Hlllcreats favor.
The people of Frank are greatly
elited over the announcement that
Frank mines are to re-open in a few
weeks, also that the men who have
waited about; a year and a half for
ihelr wage* will receive them shortly.
The ixsople here welcome Mr. J. R. Mc-
l>oin!d. of Drllevue, as manager of
Mi's mine, and nil feel sure that the
town wlJI be resurrected In a little
while. Already the old timers who
linve been forced to seek work else-
wI'ito are talking of returning.
Mr«. Pounder, of Illilcrest, left the
locnl hospital for her home on Wed-
mwluy. having Improved Immensely
In health.
'Mlsa Janet IWulop met with a nasty
.'iH-ldent last week when a horse trod
on her foot, forcing the cork of tha
Hhos through her foot.
The mines here are going In full
awlsg and It ls hoped that th«y will
do no for a time yet,
A very enjoyable evening wa* spent
Uik. tiHUHday when thirty of a -party
sat down to a supper In the Alexander
Ifotfl, on whlrh occasion Mr Ichn
Utephcnuon. of ilanllavllle, 'was pre-
ranted wl'h a 17-jewelled gold watch
and Mrs. fltei>benaon with a silver but*
ter dish, <'»ch present being engraved,
"From the students of No. * mino
flats," When snpiwr wss over Mr.
Hobert Livingstone acted as chairman
and addrftfued the gathering. He com-
in«rd*d th* stuildnts fi»: their andasv.
i-Hif to b*»c.vn»t mora fuuilllr' wi;J»
the v«rlou» problems of mining, knowing well that Mich knowl«lge tended
i« the wtlfara'and safety of all ron-
eemed In mining, Mr. Uvlngaton*
then twfaw-id to tho qualities of Mr.
Ftf jiUn»£.;> »rtd t**»li«il * ou Mr, John
l.lvlMtntono to r-rat th* addret* ami
make pnwmuiion. Mr. sutvvnwn, in
a very fooling manner, tbanksd the
ttudonts for their splentfld gift on lie-
half of Of™, Steveasou mi USawfell.
Th* following iirosmm wns mndored
uy aomo of those prawent: Chairman's
ranurks: David (Vjums: mnn. "Hoo**
.-to* «t., eu*Mtn, Anuim taurte"; Jo*-
■„t.*n M"1^t rirM;,tV.,n "Tj.w iSAJtm
t*r," «neon». *»M*n wnn mad*> to
nroum'; Andrew Queen, song, wTh«
«Vd Qkianry," «»*ort, "UmMu* *****
heart": It W. Ronald, radtatton. se«
laatkm trom Kipling; Duncan McDnn-
t'd. *"«Mr ~1ttt>r nt t>M,v. n.,..**("   •
for*, "My bar* leaves tha harbor to,
mcrraw."   TWa waa th* last Item omj
the proenm.   A vot* of thank* was
then randarcd to Mr. Rdb*rt U^ag-
t *tne. <**bo *ou4 an ably aa ehatrman.
■side in future,
. A team belonging to F. W. Doubt
made a getaway on Wednesday afiter-
noon; but (fortunately, after a good
crliase they were stopped and very little damage was done.
■Contractor Sinclair has the lumber
ready for the new addition to J. \V.
Greeham's blacksmith shop and will
commence building right away.
Jas. 'Sloan has resigned' his position
with the F, M. Thompson Co. We understand lAlr. Sloan will open a first-
class cleaning and pressing establishment.
The largest crowd ever seen in tlie
Opera House gathered on Tuesday
nigbtt to 'Witness the Paul J. Rainey's
African' hunt pictures, which proved to
he as advertised, very" exciting, interesting and educational.
A social evening was given in the
Baptist Ohurch on Wednesday might,
under tthe auspices of the B. Y. P. U.
The evening was most successful and
great praise is due to all who took
part in the vocal and instrumental program.
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(Received too late for publication last
The funeral ot Mr. Peter Pinney
took place from hus residence to the
Catholic Church on Friday, the 13th.
The Ooleman Town Band played the
Dead March. .The remains were tol-
fellow countrymen.   The Rev. Father
De Lestre read the burial service. ....
The juvenile hockeyists of Fernie
visited the juveniles of Coleman last
Saturday, the 14th. The rink was In
a   first-class   condition, the  weather
The whist drive under tlie auspice
cf the Ladies' Auxiliary was brought
to a conclusion on Monday night, tlie
2urd. Some very close games took
place in the ladies' series. Mais. Bob
JSa-stworth took first prize, a cut glass
jug, Jlrs. Jack Richards second and
Mrs. West Johnson third, ln the gen-
iflemen's series Mr, Grenier took first,
.prize. $5 worth of goods from C. Gow-
er's st'Q're; I.Mr. Jim Maggs second and
Mir. Harry Clark third.
A general meeting of the Coleman
football club was held in the office of
C. P. WiilLlmot on Wednesday night,
when It was decided to bold a grand
masquerade on March 27th. Don't forget the date. Prizes will be given to
the best dressed lady and the best
dressed gentleman.
A boxing contest takes place in
Bellevue on March 7th between Fighting (McDonald, xjf Coleman, and Young
Reynold's, of Bellevue.
•Win, Icse or draw, McDonald would
like to .try conclusions with either of
.those two aspirants of the manly art,
JicCoraiack. of Fennle, or Young 'Maxwell. Please reply .through tbe columns of the Ledger and oblige Fighting McDonald.
The third round of the 'billiard 'tournament, which lias heen delayed some
time .through accidents to some of the
c-uiats, was brought down to the final
on Wednesday night. 'The -following
are the scores: T. Lloyd, 92; W. Mag?,
100; W. Cowan, .r>2; E. BeMington,
100; H. Holmes, 77; J. Lawrence, 100;
W. .Bell, 88; Joe Quintello, 100. Semifinal: F. Bedding-ton, 100; W. Maggs,
<>S; Joe Quintello, 100; J. Lawrence, SO.
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Ccleman  Local   Union   Notes   ♦
<»«>4-<»>*.* + .«. «;*♦•».*
team, were superior throughout and
were worthy winners by the score of
five goals to 1. "Shorty," for Fernie.
was   their   star   performer,    whilst
,,   . -- -     i    The regular meeting of Local 2633
Ideal and'suited the boys, who served   W11S i,eltl In the Opera House, Sunday,
up a first-class game.   Coleman, as a  i,>(). 1.1th, th<> president, J. R. Moore,
team.   Wen»   •smiw>rfnr   thrnu<r*t,n.,.t   „>•..» I ^   ,-|u>  (,Jjajj.
The minutes of the previous meeting were read and adopted.
...    , ...— *-*.,    The correspcnder.ee .was read and
George Johnston aud John  Brennen | ,Mllsseil to come up for discussion,
were great for Coleman. i    A„ animated discussion took place
'Miss Martha Moffltt left on Sunday ovor the ouestion of a considerable
ttlglif* passenger to attend the an-j number 0f our members who are at
nual convention of the Rebekahs as a ;,present out of work.   After the discus-
.Sirs. Harry Smith was »Ibo a passenger along with Miss Moffltt, representing theColemun branch of the,order of the Rebekahs.
Don't forget the Old Cduntry dance
on Tuesday, the l"th ofMavch.
A rought and tumble fight took
place in liughtown in the early hours
df Sunday morning, when two Russians named Charlie Dlasuslh and Albert Swhuck got Into a mix-up. Clvur-
lle lilt AI Ik-rt on the forehead wtth a
uitmbler, Inflicting u wound of several
Indies. Dr. (tons was called out,at
two o'clock on Sunday morning to
dress the mun's wound; Charlie was
brought before A. M. .Morrison. J. 1'..
and ll u>»t him tlii and costs for his
lilt of fun.
J. W. 'Makln underwent an operation on Monday, Dr. T, R. Rosa per-
forming a very dedicate operation to
hJs left bund.    .
John BryK ii<<!iiat:d Mr*. Nick Bo-
Iowa of stealing (j-onl* out of his coal
house. After evidence bad been led
at a considerable length the magistrate found that the charge was not
proven and the accused wa* discharged.
A. M. Morrlaon. J. I'., went down to
Murmls on Tupudny •„ *'' nu u <■»*'•
of a man harboring u vIcIouh dog. The
party concern* d was let off with h
The Hachi'lora of Colenim gave n
ball Jn (ha SaniioHum, Frank, on Fri*
day night.. th«* 13th. Iletween forty
and fHly gciitlemtn drove down from
Coleman and declare they had the
time of thoir life,
Call Starla waa charged with being
drunk and disorderly and breaking
th* window of Can. tiellk.   He was
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The concert held last Friday, 20t&
inst, ia Hosmer Opera House, to-^aid
the Presbyterian Church, wias one of
'the -most successful functions held in
Hosmer for some years past.   Some
itwo hundred and fifty people  were
gathered, having great expectations,
whioh were not disappointed. Promptly at eight o'clock our local moving
picture ariiist turned on his machine.
Alter the films iM.r. J. BrownTlgg was
asked to 'take the chair and conduct
the program for the concert. This part
of the evening's entertainment would
have pleased the most exacting and
was certainly well received by those
present.     Mr.   Wm.   Shaw,  baritone,
•rendered "The Admiral's Broom" so
well that he was recalled and responded with "Admiral Tom      Miss Barton
and 'Mils-3 -.Marlatt rendered a -pianoforte duet in an accomplished manner.
Mr. Kendall sang "The baby'ou the
«*hare" and being enpored caused many
smiles .by his rendering of "The green ;
.grass grew all around."   Miss Itankin I
sang "Tostle's good-bye" in a pleasing j
contralto   voice   and   was   recalled.!
"Poor John," a comic song; was well
received, sung by Mr. Alex. McKelnie,
■in character. For an encore he safrg,
"Aftways take a girl  named  Daisy." j
Mr.  McKelnie   is one of our rising
comedians.   It has been well said that
■there are two ways of doing anything,
a right way and a  wrong one, and
when a double quartet from the choir
rendered the part song, "Come where
the lilies bloom," they certainly had
the right way, and the applause was
long and loud.   'Jlr. J. J. Greenlee re-
tflted Praff. Aytoun'p "Charles Edward
at Versailles on the anniversary of the
Battle of Cullsden."    Mrs. J. Brown-
rigg, Miss Pltblado and Miss Benton
acted as accompanists.   It is generally
a difficult matter In Western towns
to unearth italeot. in the acting llfte.
but If it ils to be discovered in any
place,-where -Mr. Kendall is, lie will
do it.   Supported by Mr. T. McKelvie.
Mr. Beatle Mills, Miss Jones and Miss
Pitb'-ildo,  Mr.  Kendal  presented  the
laughable farcical comedy, "Freezing a
mother-in-law."   An uncle's -part gave
Mr. Kendal a fine opportunity to display his ability, which he embraced to
tibo" delight of  the  audience.    Miss
Jon ps as the aunt had rather a. hard
time of it. amoii!? other things she had
lo submit to heing frozen by Mr. McKelvie. who as a breezy young American curried off his part well.    Mr.
Mills and Miss Pitbaldo as a pair of
lovers (Md some fine acting.   Pointers
could' have been  gained  by  baslifil
swains. When Ihe mental caparity hsis
haAl an abundance our ga^onomical
overcome. A vote of thanks to all
who had in any way assisted towards
the, splendid success of th« entertainment was moved by Jlr. Greenlee aaid
heartily responded to. This brought
the proceedings to a close.
The bo chat Is responsible for the
correct working of the D rail derailed
a trip -without the specifications, calling for ct "poor bo."
For a long time the Ho=mer mines
liave been a wonderfully nice-looking
mining proposition for the inining
Jou*r-nals.*> The photograph showing
the ■immense concrete portico at the
undue entrance looks remarkably fine,
but it has been like the watered stock
of the Canadian 'Northern, not much
good as a ooal producer. However,
under tihe able management of Mr. W.
Shaw, who took charge a year ago,
things have (progressed in a phenomenal manner ahd we nre pleased to
chronicle a record-breaking week In
the matter of coat production at the
Hoamer mines.
The Pythian kJnghts cf Hcsmer celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the
founding of their order in a fitting
manner,■■Thursday. Fob. 1!>th. The
lodge room was gaily decorated for
the occasion. The special ritualistic
work* exemplified-by Knights Fortier,
Whitte, Coie. Smith and Simmonds was
a feacure of the program. Dancing in-
terspered by musical Items kept the
assembly In good spirits till the early
Imhi ns of the morning. Refreshmerofcs
were served. The entertainment can
-be"voted a "red letter day in Hosmer
Pythian circles.
The beauty, and chivalry of Hosmer
will draw together on Friday evening
and in the briillian.tly illuminated apology for an Opera House trip tho light
fantastic to their hearts' content.
■■Bt*! Robson is blossoming forth as
a full-fledged landlord. We thought
••'Willie" was a Socialist and didn't
b&lleve in the acquiring of property.
(Oan't ■Willie acquire the bourgeoise
test without their ideas?)
Miles' Smiley has returned from her
lengthy .sojourn in Calgary district
•A. Goodwin, of Cumberland, Vancouver Island, will speak on Socialism in
the K. P. Hall above Rahal's store, on
Sunday, March 1st. at 3.30 p.m.. imme-
ddately following the union meeting.
Everybody, weinome. Come and get. a
few -facts'abatis the working class political movement.
•The ten-round boxing contest between Young 'Maxwell and Frank McCormack, although poorly patronized,
was a ding-dong set-to from start to
finish and at the end of the 10th round
neither man could claim nny decided
advantage. (Maxwell had the fifth and
sixth rounds, McCormack the first and
niiy.h:...tihe rest beii'is even. Maxwetti
fell -ohe. ring-,-with Ms left optic con-
-sttaceutftoiHtitantemntKr^BomettHng a.
so.   The ladles had thought Of this ani
althnuah the hour was "wee and sma" ,
a substantial supper was served and '(Further Canro Notes on page four)
.lyrd-jrtrtafeeid-Tnrifr-u nteo tirrcg~
Up. ■■ McOo'pmnck''looked a fpw pounds
heavier than Ws rival.   A return bout
sion, which was of some duration, lt
was moved and weconded that we send
our secretary down to I^ethbridge to
interview the District officers on the
question of recelvJng support for
t hem.
A litter was read Irom Palmer and
MfClilhind re the cose of Joseph
Bruno who seeks partial compensation for an injury to'hls eye, which he
it reived while at -work In tho employ- (
ment of Uie International Coal Com-;
pnny's mine in Coleman. ^ ,
The aitt-inUuice at our regular meetings uro some what bettor thatl for
some time buck. Sorry to S3y tlmt
some o! uur mc-i.-bcjn have mora time
to attend to I'nlon m'.itt(;iH siir.-e the
lay-off. I doubt if It la the principle of
having our Locnl I'nlon affairs done
properly U the caune of a better attendance, but fear me It Is as the pot*.
That whan WHr-'n proclaimed arM danger la night.
"Cod an1 th** ss'dbr!" U the iieaple's
But when peace Is pro-rla'mwl art n't
things righted,
Ood Is forgot am) the I'uton meetirgj
alighted. I
A iiiiiiil**«r ol ouit-r Iftters \**'re mitt
and |Mi»»i'd ss aatiHfartnr.v.
A motion being In ord-er »hf m«'H.
ing mljoiimed  until  March  lc:  at 3j
♦ Carbondals Loesl Union Notes <
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The n-giilar tncrtlng wjh In-lil on,
Stephen T. Humble
For Skates, Hockey Sticks, Heaters
Ranges, Furniture, Stationery etc
The Complete House Furnishers
of the Pass
Hardware Furniture
We will furnish your house from cellar to garret and at hot.
torn prices.   Call, write, phone or wire.   All orders given
prompt attention.
If yeu are satisfied*, tell others.   If net satisfied, tell us.
 ,-;   —:■' .VV."'   , "11     ''"' r^'BUitir  tttPfMng  wai, IikIiI  *ili
brought u»i More A. M. Morrison and f8liwjiv. nw m4,the »r*»ld««r:. .1. (J.
for tbto IHtle hl« of devastation It cast c *,W.\k*m*i, tn tht. rtwlr. Movrd nnd
Carl fiS and costs. '
r. _. ...        •        . i--' —*■"""*** -**. •" """ niinr,   ai ov I'll Mini ,
fail fid and costs. {ti.<«»r*!-*j>4 that the m'-mitci ef tl ? prr-,
Mr. <>»«n dbtrrlt, snd his family ] Vk>us imnttng he adopted.^ rmi,
lave arrlv#4 fca*k ln'Cot«win nfu*     The corwiiondenee was pnnne<l snl
iDcndlnsr n   holiday  of about   eltht   itro>)»;,; ,,    },(| 4j«i««kiu itutltt tli^t
r the tlld iknmry, ! hiding of tww bn*tmp*
ortnnati. jicc^nt wi'iirrwl in t    xi>«? busitu** «f tl» UvM'e «ffairs
n ttt the Itttsmitlonal c-tal   WM gwn<, \nU) an.i ronslder* 1 pro *»4 i
'• mine at Coleman In th«i|rofl s„ ,h„ ,WB',|ff!i had t.i vi*** his
spending a   holiday  of abmri   eltht
nunth» tn the (lid Country,
An unf-jriuiuif ucc^tit fH-iiirr»-«l in
the flops
('*oj«p.'»n>'l „  ,„  ...,.„,.
mrlj   hour* tf  fui*'»y.  jU«   iwh.  r^A„ „, ,., j,;,,,,; tlj th.! luu-riaUuiiiu •
»,trib> ten iiitn nsntod William IHrt* j convention
broken and othet'wlm Inwnd,, whHe ^ m ,»,,, w^,,!,,,, mtwitimiitttllor-
Mr. John l^nghmn. t^retnr* rfi»,r.^r.,r^T j"1
is**}** ut-4 lUwust, *4« vmum M» \ te the eonvoetioti   Th» t-r«»*'d«»nt two'-
Coltmsn this v***-^ • ! t^ nt tht- <*a,n v*»s.
J-^S -"^t* JJ,*.*»Cb,,iW. v,«*of on I    Tim onftkm ot ih* rutw »n.l constttn-
Monday, the JSfd. from Bellevue.        j,lon governlns ih* 9irk and ArHil*»rt (
A tollt'Clon wis takin up la»t paj ■ s^-v*v nt. u* »♦..■ ♦ . • -  ■> •*
«U.lm,rememUrt»4,gat bl*to* broken  tho«y m a ropy ird mNkl. h{mmit
In  York Oroi-k  min* mtuno ili»»» ■*»« : -  - ""..*>'."
In York Cr** k mine some time ago.
The amoniw ««ll*wted was |8t.
1'iul riiurta. Caul Kub'n snd Albert
Ysir-co had a thn** ewrnetreti fightlm
M<m**«y n!ght, the ?1rd, In the street.
convmmt with th't-m. »» rm exemum
will he taken from m*mbor» »ha g*<
thiiuselve* ttijuiv I •hnni-kii :1c !r own
fault mm-tm the mtn*.
Ibnftttw* from tli.- l»'i«r!rt em-
Ikv. Mr, fVrguaOft, suporlnteootivt
w tf-oiRaii "Mfmiimis, ik^istiidiisl Ums ■even*
Ing eermon to the l*«^>iert«n t^mn h
an -Ftttvlsy last.
White drtvlng through IJTslrmore on
»*n*iir nttemmn n Frrmb wnmui
from frsnh w»s rttm-irw tmt of th<*
tmtmr *>*>«»f »« *h* hrr iWa* ©f *u
bn'n. *«t vefjf for?tt^rt»if th* ■■♦owtn
ri«-Ht»Ht no'kins room than <t nlnkinv
OiorSia stsr»«.l th« mrimt »o\ ¥ «w!    '!l* cw«»»'* tnm th* ihi
?inr?K*T,^?fS.Si. tS'SJJ1 m'h^M hu -f,~ '•- *™!
trio mttrn bwwght b#tor» tmpmwr
3oon*i nnd TIkm! I- nnA etrnin rnn-wn'.
tns tn all to V*'*»
Mr. and Mrs. Ikb Ktetwood ar*.
leaving C'ol^iiitn sho-rtlv for Idsha. V
M. A., where «*<•> lni*fid to meke »h* r
M«*t«rs Sf» r*rx «|«!*" in »nir l.w«l 1,
ill   ii,-*,iit.:U..   .ttt i   »>»    ii,.,   „   ,t..ri *    „l,}* ■
»litre st tM-MMMit.
Xo oJh#r b»*In^««» t«-'i ir hn.n/'i' up'
I htr  !»«•(* ting SlJjMIWl-*-. i
Mild* MoVi,* mid Albwr* Honda <wcr<*
hrowgttt l»*fo** Wr. |n*tt*>v. i. I'.. Cor
hXr.-f •une' -i-.-.f ,»n-f -!ft'*H-r.. rl.   .... 1 \
fli.xl ti i«u4 timl*
,1. Tlsvlsrm was a f"o!*»nwn v!*lt'ir!
oo Moti'lji, ifi«' J.';nl, from Vatti'oiivt.r,
nn,*V'/  *'■{■■*   r- ,*-!-•,   t-sj ..   ..        .   ■*-■■!   StuU
F. M. Thompson Co.
- "TH* Quality Stor«"
We Realize the Hard Times and Trust the
Following Prices will Help Some
Ifm-nl HuiiKf'hnM.  Five |{..w   ati«l HoUtu H.««l  Klour
JlftiU. .'             ...... $3.40
II, ('. ,Sii|f«r  p.* 'Jl* \hn    1,35
Ihi hi l.«U   1 II'. p.itkiitfi-     ,36
AI l"off««*«. Hur Owrt Spifinl
linking I'lnvnItT	
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t'aiuiila Firxt Vtenm 2»><' P*r '••»* or ♦.» f»*r 2J
KiiMt ,l«|»nii Hive  •# f^»r .28
Wliiif Ik-UN* .,,  1 fm 26
l»rv I'.-.'K-ti.". ^ „ , , t„,, ,„, ,iW
("onltina ,\|»i»l«<n ...',  I for .28
«i»i*itH .'* llm. fur ,25
Siinkwl fli'tiiiK*')*. Uiru*' %'it*' . jti-r ihi/.*n .25
Al Unity Ilut».*r   ,  SO
HnwtkfHfl < r«Htiiiry Huitir   .  .         2 Ii»*. f«»r .76
Don't twg%t onr 5 p.c tlhrnunt forCuh on al! Groceries
Atl Htavv Rubbers Sn Winter
Clothing At Cost Price
Don't forget wc art sole tgtnts for Regal and K make Fm«
Phone 25      Victoria St.        Blairmore, Alta.
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••   \
Story of Lopa-tixi, Russian
Revolutionist •.
By W. B. Northrop ,*
-j* ■   *
I have been twenty-sis times arrested in my life and I have seen seventeen different .prisons in Russia, but
whenever I was imprisoned my first
thought was, "How can I escape?"
'The prisons iu Siberia in 1871 were
like antediluvian buildings. Plight,
however, was not easy. I noticed
there .were three compartments In the
yard for the natural needs or the
prisoners. Two of these were used,
while the third in the middle had not
been used lor months. The reason
was that the planks there were half
destroyed. The three compartments
were situated close to the wooden
hedge with which the prison was surrounded.
One night 1 went to the compartment in the middle, closing the door
and leaving the sentry, who accompanied me, outside. I jumped into
the ditch, and, having reached the
wooden hedgo under the ground, 1
raised two or three planks with superhuman force. In a minute I was
free and began to run In the streets
of the town. rnfortuuately, the
planks creaked and the sentry, seeing
a man running wildly in the street,
screamed: "A prisoner has escaped!"
The sentry rushed to seize me, and at
the same time eight gendarmes, who
•were playing cards, jumped on their
horses and ran after me. 1 ran for
half an hour, but I then noticed it was
useless. The horses were behind myself, and the sentry with his rifle .knelt
down to fire. 1 waved my hand and
stammered, "1 surrender!"
Siberian rifles at that time .were of
■ the piston system. The soldier, having misunderstood my demeanor,
fired, but the first shot was blank.
Having realized the danger, I sprang
on. the sentry's shoulders before he
could load his rifle and.snatched the
rifle from him, shouting, "You dare
not fire; I told you I surrendered!"
The poor sentry was greatly confused,
being deprived of his rifle, and i shall
never forget his naive request. "Listen
to me," he said; "you are a prisoner;
you have escaped. The law says 1
must kill you, and now you have
taken ray rifle. You cannot be saved.
The gendarmes are coming. Allow
me to stab you with the bayonet.
Such is the rule, you know.   If I do
not observe it   i   shall be punished
The gendarmes were, coming indeed. -They wore without arms, and
only the petty officer ha<Ta sword. In
a moment I snatched tae sword trom
him, but a horse tumbled on me. I
was disarmed and arrested.
Special measures were taken by the j
authorities to prevent any further attempts, of flight on my part. Moan-
while the Chief of Gendarmes at St.
Petersburg wired to accuse me only
of having used false passports in Siberia. After the trial (I was fined
and paid 100 rubles) I was not released. 1 do not know how long my imprisonment would have eontimii'.l but
the Governor General of Irkutsk. General Sinelnlkoff, personally asked the
Czar Alexander II to release me and
to allow me to reside privately at Irkutsk. General Slnelnikoff was a very
curious person. 1 should say he was
a kind of "Imperial Socialist," We
often conversed and he had evoked a
deep interest in my mind. His idea
was to make all the Russians equal
under the Czar autocrat, to remove
the bureaucracy and to introduce a
kind of patrlarchial empire. I used
to ipolnt out to him the impossibility
of such an order of things at the time,
when the distinctions .between the men
■were so numerous and when Russia
became too .big, .but nothing could per-
suade General Slnelnikoff. He liked
mo very much and respected my ideas,
finding great resemblance between his
own ideas and mine.
I was released in 1872 and 'began to
live at Irkutsk privately under tbe
surveillance of the police. .The surveillance iwas to be very strict, but the
police observed extreme politeness toward the man who enjoyed the benevolence of the Governor General himself.
While living at Irkutsk I succeeded
in converting many to my creed. »Be-
lng a Marxist myself, I was very
cautious and professed to fe a Liberal In those cases wjiere I saw my
views would appear extreme to my
•people. The result was that I had
many friends among the -upper class
of the Irkutsk .population, and well as
among the peasantry and the convicts.
There iwere many robbers at that time,
the so-called  "highway  men."   Even
these knew me and sympathized with
my ideas, as they never attacked tlie
poor, (whereas the rich had to fear tie
worsl from them.
I felt I could not remain for a long
time at Irkutsk,-and being aided by
some of my friends I arranged my
plan of escape.
I purchased a boat and went down
the r-iver Angara in a summer night.,
Xobo-tiy saw me, and as the river is
rapid near Irkutsk I traveled rather
swiftly. But the journey was awful
afterwards. J had no provisions and
I .was afraid of landing on the banks.
I learned once a big reward was offered to any one who would arrest
Lopatin. 1 had to pass the terrible
cataracts of tlio Angara in my fragile
little boat, and even now I shudder
at the thoughts of the dangers I faced:
Many hundreds of miles I passed
without seeing any living beings, eating roots on the way and occasionally
bread (from the poor vagabond or convict who had just escaped from the
galleys. ->
1 reached the river Yenissey, and
then purchased a horse. After many
difficulties I arrived at Tomsk.
I had a military doctor's passport.
■My name was Ilyin from Verny  (a
town in Russian Central  Asia).    On
the next day of my arrival I met the
Chief of Police Sn the street.   I did
not fear anything, but the Chief of
Police asked me to show him my passport.    He was somewhat dissatisfied
with the document "and ordered me to
follow  him to the  police station.    I
went there.  The Chief of Police showed me a photograph of myself, which
was sent from Irkutsk to all the Siberian towii{j.   I recognized lt at once,
but as the picture was very bad I protested.   I said there was no resemblance  between Lopatin and  myself
and 'finally threatened  with  a complaint to the Minister of War.    The
Chief of Police asked me to call upon
the Governor.   We went there and I
delivered again a magnificent speech,
telling the Governor I was unwilling
to suffer any more misunderstanding.
The Governor agreed I resembled Lopatin very little, and we both laughed
at thc Chief of Police.    The latter,
however,   withdrew   while   we   were
speaking and  visited all the hotels,
looking for travelers from Irkutsk. He
found one and inquired about Dr. Ilyin. The .traveler said a doctor witb
that name had, indeed, been at IrK-
utsk.   " .
."What is 'Ihis outside appearance?"
the Chief of Police asked.
"Small, dark hair, very thin, clean
shaved." These features were just the
opposite of my^own, as I was tall, not
tliin at all antRiad a beard.
The Chief of -Police asked the traveler to ,come with him under some
foolish pretext, and just when I was
telling a story to tlie Governor they
both entered into the room.
The traveler "knew me and was
amazed at my. presence at the Governor's. This confusion was too evident, and I saw I was lost.
"For God's« sake," the traveler
stammered, "'Herman Alexandrovich,
do not think I betrayed your incognito, I should have never come here!"
I iwas arrested and soon sent back
to Irkutsk. -This was the end of all
my efforts, of my terrible journey in
the boat and of perilous adventures
on the way. ,.  ,,
My friends .at Irkutsk had been
much grieved- to see me Imprisoned
again. 'I. was strictly watched, but
despite all th'^ efforts of the administration to cut-me off from the outer
world, I could manage sometimes to
writQ to my friends and even to receive letters,-from them.
General Slnelnikoff, always well Inclined toward myself, would not keep
cue imprisoned, and asked the Czar
Alexander II to allow him to use my
services, as in his opiulon I was a
very able man. The Czar's reply was
unfavorable. "The Czar" it stated,
"remembered well Lopatfn's behavior
in 1867 and would not like to promote
I saw there was no -hope for .me and
I began to think over a new project
of escape
My relations with the convicts and
with the prisoners of my own prison
had heen always excellent. The convicts at that time possessed a stroilg
organization. The Control Committee
was to be obeyed blindly; those who
tried to disobey them were murdered
mercilessly. The same case was with
the highwaymen.
SOme of.the noblemen who were
imprisoned in my prison for thefts
and robberies disliked me very, much,
and once eveorvplayed an abominable
wick on me. They accused me of an
attempt to poison my guards. A quantity of arsenic -was, indeed, found in
my room, which, naturally, had'ibeen
put there on purpose. The accusation appeared to be very serious, hut
all the convicts said they saw the
noblemen putting the arsenic in the
room when I was away in the yard.
I -was acquitted.
On the next day after the trial one
of my enemies was slowly walking in
the yard of the prison, when a figure
with a white veil over hts head Tan
through the yard and rushed at the
man, striking him with a huge brick
on the head. The nobleman fell dead
and the. figure, whose face ■ could not
ha seen, vanished. The "inquiry wa.s
useless. As 1 learned afterwards the
assassin was one of the convicts acting by the order, of .the Central Committee of the galleys.
I communicated- my plah of flight to
the highwaymen and. to .the Central
Committee of the galleys, and they
promised to help .me.
It was a fine day. My friends, the
highwaymen, brought me a .peasant's
dress, a knife and a pistol, a (pair of
boots, etc., and told me everything
about the road. My plan was to seize
the cab of a procurator, -who was expected . qu that day in the prison. I
was waiting accompanied by a soldier
who had only his sword, when an official arrived on horseback to inform
the chief of the prison that the procurator could not come. The official
attached .the horse with a rope to the
tree in the yard and disappeared.
I turned round, snatched the sword
from the soldier's hands, cut tbe rope,
jumped on the horse and rode away.
The gate of the prison was open and
I galloped into the street. Heaps of
hoards and planks were scattered In
the street and I could not see where
my way lay.' The river Angara was
close to me. • I knew I had to cross
it, hut I did not know the ford. I
could not lose a moment, as.the whole
prison was alarmed. The shore was
terribly bad. I had to go down the
shore, but the horse would not. I
jumped on the ground, and using my
utmost energy, I pushed the animal
down and went myself after it. The
horse fell into ithe water and disappeared, but soon .began to swim. I
caught it, jumped on its back and
reached the opposite bank, where a
thick wood was extending. Iwas
■bruised, the horse .was bleeding; but
the most unfortunate event for myself
was the loss of my spectacles during
the fall.
I rode through the wood until It
became dark, and began to rain. I
could hear voices. The wood was to
be searched. I concealed myself in
the hushes. The Cossacks were
searching the wood rather reluctantly. It was raining, the night was
awfully dark and the air chilly. No
one could be pleased with the task of
finding Loipatin In such weather.
Three hours passed and the sound
of human voices disappeared. I rode
away from .tlie wood, when I heard
rather than saw a group of Cossacks.
"Have you seen the wolf?" they inquired.
"What sort of wolf?" I replied.
"Come here! Come here!" the Cossacks shouted, but I rode further on
and they did not pursue me.
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Tlie night was so dark that it was
impossible to discern anything at the
distance of a yard. Suddenly I was
stopped by a group of peasants, evidently summoned by the .police to help
the Cossacks In their work.
"Who are you?" they exclaimed.
"1 am a simple workman. Leave
me In peace, you fellows!" I replied.
"Wljat is the use of stopping honest
people on their way. Get away,
"Wait a bit!" a v'old-e replied. "We
must arrest you!" Another man
shouted, "Don't you know that an
important (prisoner has escaped?"
"Well, I have nothing to do with
him.   What Is your prisoner to me?"
A quarrel ensued among the .peasants, some of them wishing to arrest
me, others saying this was quite useless. It was decided (finally- to examine my -appearance. A fellow -began to touch my face with his hand,
amd when he reached my eyes I
thanked -my chance of having lost the
"Jt is not he," he said, and I was
I rode a mile or two and then de-
sided to abandon the horse, as it
would be too dangerous to continue
the journey In that way. I pitied
much the poor horse, which had
served me so well, but I could not act
I found tho town aisvake. Parties
of Cossacks and peasants were riding
In all directions, looking for Lopatin. I
was obliged to conceal myself over
head and ears in a hunghill and I remained there for .two hours. When
all 'becaime quiet I went to a friend of i
mine and rang the bell. No answer.
I jumped over the hedge and went to
the kitchen, where the cook Mary
knew me very well. I crept there
steal UUly, and catching Mary In my ■
arms, I shut her mouth and whispered "I ami Herman Alexandrovich." The
girl ran to Hell this to Her mistress
and Jn two minutes L was put> 'Into a
cellar with plenty of bread, meat, etc.
I slept like dead the whole night,
but I noticed that on the next day
my hospitable friends were too frightened themselves to keep me, and "I
decided to leave the place at once.
But where was Ito go? Here, again,
I applied to my knowledge of human
There was a gentleman at Irkutsk,
who had arrived there two or three
years before me. He was formerly a
gambler, and It was reported that he
cheated everybody at Irkutsk, A
cheat at cards, according to my. views,
must keep close relations with; the
(police at least in Russia. Strange
rumors, indeed, were circulating
about the detective abilities of the
gentleman at Irkutsk. He knew this
■was evidently greatly confused.
Sitting in the cellar and thinking
over my fato, I thought the best for
me would be to aj>ply to the gambler's
assistance. He knew me well, and
knowing me, what could he expect,
from *me tf not scorn and hatred?
But suppose I called upon him in sore
need? What would it,mean? First
of alt, he would see that I believed Is
lilm, that, according to my. opinion, he
had the feeling of honor, which no
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TO clean up m4y winter stock and make roqm for new spring goods, I am having one grand clean up sale.    I am giving the greatest
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one .hitherto had granted him. A man
like him, -rich, free of any sense of
■duty, being in love wl*t*h a pretty wife,
does not need anything except esteem
on the part of those who he belteves
despise him.
I left my friends and went straight
to the detective's or gambler's house.
It 'was 9 o'clock.    The porter would
not let me in.
-   "What do you want?" he asked.
4,My 'mistress has given a book to
your m-ista-ess, she wants it back
now," t sajd.
"Master and   mistress  are  not  at
"I shall wait for them."
"Then  wait outside, you dirty 'fellow, I won't let you dn." .
I sat in the "street on a bench, when
a lad from the gambler's house asked
me to come In.
We were conversing .together In the
peculiar language of the peasantry,
when a noise was heard in the street.
A carriage .stopped, and the gambler
and liis wife appeared.
"A *peasarat ds here waiting for you,"
the  housemaid   said,  addressing her
I went forward. "
"My mistress, madam," I said, "has
given you the last number of 'The
■Fatherland^ Memoirs'; please give
it to ime now.' I pronounced • this
phrase ln literary Russian.
The lady started, and in an altered
voice ordered me .to go to the ante-
chamber. She leaned toward her husband and whispered something into
his ear. The latter rushed into the
"You will ruin me," toe -gasped,
pushing nje -to the shadowy part of the
Well, I thought, he does not -want
the light to fall upon me. I am saved,
"What am I to do?" he continued.
"Por God's sake tell me!" •
■ "Your wife has got a terrible headache," I replied. "You send your
housemaid upstairs with her, the porter will .fetch the doctor, and the lad
mill go to the apothecary's shop.
Meanwhile, you will show me a good
place tor hiding." '
iThe gambler followed my instructions and in five, minutes I was Installed pretty well in a storeroom.
lily knowledge of human psychology had not deceived me. Father
and mother would not take so much
care of their son as the gambler and
Ms wife did of myself.' I remained
at their house for a fortnight. We
parted as best friends, and the gambler offered .me some money. I refused to take it. He told me also
that a 500 rubles reward was offered
to the man -who would give any information about Lopatin.
. I crossed the Angara and went to a
convict's house. A friend of mine, a
highwayman, bought me a horse, and
I reached Tomsk safely. I. took a
steamer- there and arrived at iTlkh-
vlnsk without *a*ny Incident.
I seed not dwell upon the long
, jffl^s_M-jnjE_ad»'Mi!tiire&-af tes^-ini-di-
vlnskr I-became sometimes shephend
of the sheep; I was concealed among
the nomads or ibohemlaos; I followed
the Tartar caravans, etc.
Finally 1 reached Zurich, from
! where I went to Paris. This was in
j 1873. t married a Russian girl there,
l from whom I had a -sou In 1877,
I My life in Paris was comparatively
| quiet, but 1 could not live there wlth-
lout visiting Russia at least once a
year. The risk was very great,-but
she desire was Irresistible.* -The Rus*
shm Government had agents every*.
where, so that I used to take special
precautions. I wanted to go To the
Caucasus In 1876 Just to satisfy ray
need for activity. I asked my friends
there to get roe a horse, and I traveled in the Caucasus for four months,
wassfng every valley and river, aud
•thus -satisfying, my extraordinary
physical strength with which nature
had endowed me, Uut before leav«
lug Pari* for the Caucasus I -wrote
a -series of letters to St Petersburg
to my mother, asking my friend En-
gels, the collaborator of'Marx, to forward them to Philadelphia. I marked
the dates on the envelopes with a
pencil, nud I was sure my friends In
America would «end tbe letters regularly. There was an exhibition at
Philadelphia In 1876, and the police
«t Si. Petersburg on opening the let-
tm addressed to Airs. Lopatin would
certainly not think her son was in tho
Caucasus at that time whilo letters
from him were arriving from America. .
I earned any living In Paris by trans-
iM'lons, Imt this naturally was not sat-
fldcnt for my wife and son. I decided
to go to St. Petersburg, where I conld
he employed In some factory as a
'A well known Russian engineer,
Yahlochoff, th* inventor of the famous "electric candle," came to Paris in
1S7H, hi»r>tng to sell bin Invention ait
searches  and  arrests  were  made in
the capital.
I .was returning home when I saw
a owlice officer at my door who
st^rti&d a/t the name of Sebastianoff.
Being-very cautious, I telegraphed to
my <w-ifeftjshe lived in a villa) not. to
call upon Die until further notice.
A number of gendarmes and policemen called upon me on the next day
and began to search my room. I was
wondering <at them, being unaware
whether they were looking for Sebas-
tianoff .or Lopatin. My. wife's photograph was on my desk in a gala dress.
The gendarmerie officer asked me
who was the lady. 1 said it was a
'French actress. Suddenly I heard my
wife's voice on the stairs. Evidently
she had!" not received my telegram.
She entered the room .before I could
move. The ofiilcer looked at her and*,
smiling:, addressed me: "What a
st range resemblance between the photo aud tills lady!" The danger was
too imminent, and I told my wife in
French: "Tell every tiling, conceal
nothing." ■ I..wanted to save her at any
price. Meanwhile, the gendarmes had
neanly finished tlieir work. They did
not find'anything, but I was amazed
at the officer examining my stick and
umbrella. The .reason was that I had
knives concealed in these and no one
knew ,it except Voronovich, my friend
in Paris. I learned afterwards that
Voronovich was an agent of the government and that it was he who informed the 'police of Lonatin's arrival,
stating, by the by, the fact about
tlie knives.
■The .police, however, had.been looking for Sebastianoff, as they did. not
know Lopatin's outside appearance.
It -was a .strange whim of fate that I
was arrested.   ,
The police discovered a secret
printing office long before my arrival.
The manager was arrested. At the
trial he said he was appointed by a
certain Sebastianoff. He confessed afterwards that he invented the name.
When my friend^ Dr.-Weimar, was
arrested, after the assassination of
General Mesentsoff, he refused to say
anything; The reason of his arrest
was that a revolver had been found
uear the .general's corpse. The police
ascertained the fact that the revolver
had been sold to Dr. Weimar. This
was not enough. Dr. Weimar had
been seriously compromised since
Prince Kropotkin's flight. The latter
escaped, helped by his friends, who
asked Dr. Weimar to give them one
of his good horses. Dr. Weimar did
not know the motives but agreed to
give one of his horses. After the
flight of Prince Kropotkln the horse,
being abandoned, returned home,
closely watched by the police. ■■ The
p.tifa.ir had no consequence for Dr.
Kravcbiiimsky, the assassin of .General Mesentsoff. a3so used Weimar's
horses. This was too much ■ for *he
■police, and Weimar was arrested. The
poor fellow Invented the jlrat nanw_
^Bra^Tiafeiff^mt-tnCln^n-Str^vBen Ihe
officer asked Wm to whom he had
given the revolver. To "Sebastianoff." was Weimar's reply.
■Sebastianoff again!      ''
Special orders were given to the
police to look tor SebasHanoff. The
result .was my arrest'. The police
were Informed at the same time of
Lopatin's residing in St.. Petersburg.
The chief of police did not see I.o-
■IMtin and wired to Veronovlch to
coma to Russia. The latter arrived
at St. Petersburg and recognised me
at once. The police thus found Lo-
P-atln and Sebastianoff both.
I was taken to the "Third Section,"
the terrible institution of the secret
police In Russia. 'My. wife wa* there,
The gendarmes left me alone ln a
big room, when I heard n horrible
scream by a woman. I thought it
was my wife's voice and forgetting
everything in the world I rushed to
the door. With one sweep of my'lrm
I pushed it open and found myself
In another big hall. A reneral and
several officers rushed toward me.
nvhat Is the matter?" they asked.
"What are you doing to my wlto?"
I Rasped.
"Oh. nothing, you may. be sure. She
It there In the other room being quos-
"You lie; I want to nee her'. If you
do not let me see hor I shall smash
the glass in the windows here and let
all Russian, let the world hear the
screams of your victim!"   '
I approach^! the windows ami was
ready to smash tho glass.
roristic acts, i.e., assassinations of the
momarchs, high officials, etc., were
factors of .freedom, whereas my opinion was that such acts meant only
symptoms of the general discontent.
I admitted terrorism in theory as tbe
only possible .policy against the bitterest enemies of mankind.
Several prominent members of the
so-called "Zemsky Union," a kind of
semi-official association created at St.
Petersburg in 1882, arrived at Paris
in 1883 and opened negotiations with
the "Xarodnaya Volia." 1 was appointed by my friends to represent
Ihe "Xarodnaya Volia," although I
did not belong to the party yet. The
"Zemsky Unionists" proposed to conclude a treaty. They asked us not to
make any attempts on the Czar's life,
promising to release our friends in
exchange. I wanted Cheraiysbevsky
to be .released immediately and agreed
to, sign the treaty under this condition. The "Unionists" left Paris for
St. Petersburg and the pourparlers
ceased quite unexpectedly.
We had a very energetic agent at
St. Petersburg, M. Degaeff, a mem-
-ber of the Executive Committee. I
went to St. Petersburg in November,
1883, as an Englishman, Norrlsson,
and when I met'Degaeff I could not
help being suspicious. Degaeff told
•me he was arrested at Odessa and
then escaped, but the narrative ap-.
.peared to me quite incredible, I returned to Paris and learned there
tliat Degaeff was employed as secretary of the Chief of the Secret Police
at St. Petersburg, Colonel Sudeykin.
Our party knew this and agreed to
Degaeff's appointment, hoping thus to
achieve success for its own cause
Degaeff used to betray insignificant
revolutionary plans and Colonel Sudeykin was much pleased with him.
The object of the party was to learn
(■he designs of the government through
Degnaeff, though sacrificing some victims, to murder Sudeykin and to destroy the most important plans of the
Russian bureaucracy.
One of our best agents, Miss Vera
Flsjner (her brother is now a celebrated singer at the St. Petersburg
Imperial (Theatre) was arrested at
Kharkoff in 1883. I suspected De-
gaeff's hand in this plot, and the
man appeared too dangerous to me.
I was sure he was deceiving us.
Finally, the Central Committee of the
"Naroduaya Volia" ordered Degaeff to
assassinate Colonel Sudeykin, threatening him death In case of disobedience.
The reason of the sudden Interruption of the pourparler between us
and the Zemsky Union was clear to
me. The government saw that our
party had 'been nearly destroyed since
the numerous arrests, and being assisted by Degaeff, decided to close the
Frightened with the decision of the'
Central Committee of the "Xarodnaya
Volia," Degaeff hastened to kill Colonel Sudeykin and fled to .Paris. I
held this man to be too dangerous and
the committee sent him to Guiana. I
heard afterwards that Degaeff became
rich and took out naturalization papers In America.
In January, 1884, I joined, the
"Nanodnaya Volia." and left Paris for
St.   Petersburg,  as  Chief of .all the
revolutionary organizations j™ q";?!°. I In—1888
yer everything and he will inform
Europe about the Russian 'courts of
justice.' You will agree that the opinion of the civilized nations will not
be favorable to you."
1 was not tortured, us I think, nobody was in Russia, c.\t<?pt in very
few cases.
The trial was fixed in 18-S7. The
highest statesmen wore present.
There were iivn moro revolutionists,
who had served under my command.
1 askc-d the Martial Court not to
spare me. "My life," I said, " has not
been very useful for the "Xarodnaya
Volia,' and as our party is destroyed
now, there is nothing left for me in
■the future. I consider myself to be
a prisoner of war. Our party has declared 'war .to the Russian ', Government; you have captured one' of the
revolutionary generals. Act as you
can. I do not. recognize your justice,
•so that I shall not speak any more.
I want only to give .t he account of
my arrest, in order to show that I did
not betray my officers and soldiers,
that I tried to swallow the list with
the addresses."
The .president interrupted .me: "I
carnnot allow you to give this account
here/' he said.
"I appeal to your honor," ' I exclaimed. "You are officers and you
understand Uie sense of duty. I want
to retain my honor, I must speak. I
must tell Russia that Herman Lopatin,
one of her sons, is not a coward.- I
must tell her that the list had been
seized because of the barbarian state
of things in this country under which
people may be arrested in the street
in the open daylight."    .
I pronounced these words nearly
fainting. Tlie .president could not stop
me, and I told everything.
We were sentenced to death.
For sixteen days we were waiting
for the hangman, when the Czar,
Alexander III, decided to send us to
the Schlusselburg prison for the remainder of our lives.
I was brought to the grim prison on
tlie banks of the Neva, where I remained for eighteen* and one-half
years. I had a small damp room like
the other prisoners. But I was too
strong for the Schlusselburg fortress,
and while plenty of my colleagues became mad or died through the abominable re,rime, my health was not altered.
We were allowed to walk in the big
yard separately, always in company of
the sentries. We had no newspapers,
no journals, no books. It was a long,
continuous solitary, night without any
sound. The sufferings of such isolation are Indeed Indescribable.
The food was -horrid.   Black beetles
and worms swarmed in our sou;i and
meat.    No   protests   were   permitted. |
Whoever dared protest aloud  risked l
boing flogged.    The    law    authorizpd I
the  commander  of   Schusselbur^   to
shoot any one who struck a wai tor. i
Some of the prisoners were eaten by ,
worms and rats.   One of the unfortunate fellows broke his head on the wall,
preferring to die rather than continue
his miserable existence.
We guessed sometimes that some of.
Mie prisoners were dead or executed ;
by the number of plates in which'
tlie waiters brought us food. But we.
had no news froni the outer <worid.
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Room 1, Weldon  Block,  WINNIPEG,
Took a room in the Malaya Kon-lu
shenuaya street, under an English
name, aud began to work. Many
students joined our party. I opened
a large correspondence with the pro-
vincep, organizing about 300 agencies
iu d*'iffc*ren.t towns of Russia in ' the
course of three months. I was very
cautious. When 1 returned home, I
used to drop any stick and turn round
to pick it up. If a single man was in
the street. 1 walked further and then
came back. I did not care much for
myself, but I had 300 addresses of my
ageaus in the provinces written dpwn
iipQii a sheet of paper. I used to put
this sheet near my bed on a table with
Bar Unexcelled
All White Helo
Call in and
see us once
wearing black stripes on. their arms
in sign of -mourning. We all thought
Alexander IU was dead. We hoped
for better times. But a priest who,
came sometimes to visit one of the
prisoners told lilm the German Emperor, William I, was dead. •
In the same year the Minister of the
Interior visited Schusselburg. He, too.
told me about the death of the two
German Emperors, He allowed us to
read religious books. In 1890 the regime was greatly Improved in consequence of numerous cases of death
and disease among the prisoners.
In 1899 I was allowed to receive a
.... Gorman journal of natural phllcs-
matches and revolver. Should tlm po-} ophy. It was from this journal that
lice call upon me. I should have plen- I learned, in 1«04, that an invention
ty of time to tire at the door and to shad brought goal results In the Husso-
bum the paper with the addresses he- j Japanese War. The news was #trlk-
foro the door was broken. Muir.  We did not know anything about
My room .presented - a curious kpw- j thu war and w© requested the author-
tai'le. B was like 'a store. 1 kept titles cf the prison to supply us with
dynamite there, bombs; etc.   The ob-! new*.
jfitt was to kill Count Tolstoy (the i We were allowed afterward to read
Milt's.;* r of the Public Instruction, a j newspapers, but It was to t><» strktly
bitter reactionary). I,M. Pobledononi- observed that an interval of at least
sett and M. Kattitoff, the Paiiftlavlst, twalvo months should elapse between
who had actually destroyed the i»ro-*th*> date cf publication of th<? journal
jeet of the Russian   constitution.    I
wanted these follows to he assa*slu>
i*tod Hlmultaneotiiriy. It wnn quite clear
Mi»t no progrt'KS cf Russln was pos-i!-
\:U* hu long un ihey lived.
an! the moment when wo ol>:*iln*-wl a
copy of It, oour uews wat* thu* stiff!-
tly eld. and wo knww nothing abouta
c'<»!'!> old. an 1 we kn«w nothing
about tlio co'uniu of the war aftor tho
It wan n fine d.ty at Ht, Pttmburg. I battle iff Llao>aitK. I n**d not W
A tram-oar pa»»! !a the Sevoky und j that no n-uws reached us ctiitceni<UK
1 ran to catch it. Huddvnly I hesr.1 Ithe domoatlo Russian troubles.
» voice. "Walt a bit, gentleman!" a • One of tho i.r!»3iiers, Staratlvontky,
iw-usant shouted lh tho str<*;, evMem-: wratf a jiot.tlon ankiUK th»* IHrector
ly addressing me. of the Iteiwrtment of Police to mwi
I wont In hi* direction wondering at {hint to tho tuat of war aa u soUlur,
Mwils that taste liko
mothor usctl to cook
Best in the Pass
Jes. Grafton, Proprietor
The geiHHiil opened the door *nd).t>U" event, when throe moro peasant* ,Ht!?r,i1vor»kv   wa#  summoned to tho
showed me my wife sitting quietly Id |ai^oared. aud siislng mo in tho cpia ■director. *ho told him tin* far had
»tti!<■'. but pruisfd Ills tuti-iit-'ons.
"Th'1 ".me h'n olmriKod." ho sail;
"tAe'Ctnr is wilting, to grant a rejire-
•'0O'\iMv« a*««mhly "
Stjirndvoraky was amwd Ho ro-
Mfrnrff  n, fUri'timi.tivtr..' 'cvt   n ><■.?'.".!
a obair and speaking to an officer.
- .The scream belonged to a girl who
bad been no much frightened with the
essmlnatlou that tbe had become In.
'liy  wife  u;»*  released  two da>s
titer, WW** I ',i-,\n. tv.,\ tu ihv VtAtti
thn imornatlonal exhibition. My friend I snd Paul for*.rots.
IJregnette,   tite   celebrated   Fireochl   M, Nabokoff, tbe Minister of Jus-
srstehnwker, Introdact-HI mo to blot
Yablochoff's Invention was not reco*
nlsod in Husata, he had too many
debts, tnd aftor having been declared
ban-knil*. fled from iloeoow. He proposed to me to go to Moscow as n law-
yer snd to try to arrange the business
with bin numerous creditors. I agreed
lo do this, and for months I visited the
courts of inmtc* at Moscow, signing
lots of doiutu-cuts. **',«. I succeeded
finally la restoring Yabloohotr* petition nnd rttnrwed to Paris for a »hbo
TaM-mhkoff aftorsards botanw sn in
:!to. bad loun lutM-nt** »ttii me. He
c'nyllght put m>« into ,i cab, tarns tho
i o.tf liman to go to th* Prof-eel's Chan<
fory. Two peasant* sat with me l.o!d-
'.nn my arras, tho other two dlsai-'wrn*
ol, I was so much smaxml that I
could not nwtllso tho iliHi«*r tit otno.
Ill* iHj.n-vauU «*iro oisjrutsod dotoc-
i tlv-us.
i    tt"*>   roaohod  tlu-   iiori*'>ti-   of• iho
Kuxaii   Cathedral,   whon   I   xuddimly
I receive aro u(ionod by the authorities.
•My lifo is vt»ry dull.    My brother
lias ro.Ttitly lost his daugUUir and
pj'jeot chcor ut» »»Jimo hor doath.
Vllna itself is not a Russian town. It
! 1* o«5m}»f>«o*d m«#tly ot J*w» ntvt VoUtu,
nnd. although I hato sll national M»
'tleetlnri*   1 fh-miM  'trii'cr ,n •{:■   tn (V
the  fact.    A  cony  of th*   Impertat jl'»f»U' Buaslan i»l«m o#ji«l«Ily at Ht.
'.Manifesto of August   l*.   t!«C,   wa* Petersburg,    whero    I    »ii»m«   tmny
j,; fr!<-«;-In.   IU-hUIi » nil th.o I In*- m«lt«r
ronttaot foar of b*?ln« o!»H|od to go to
eiven to u.« :>• our r< tit,*, ■*>'■, •
I was smsxod myK«*lf.
was   •   clever   stat«sman.      After j r« mem bored the list witli tho .100 ad- s    We kn«w nothing about tho glssntic jHlberla.
awhile  he made  tbe  following |»ro> dresst-n was with me.    H   wouM  bo p*rikis In llutsii. noshing n'Mtnt «ho;    I cannot
posal to me: iwlsed, and a mnl numUer «»i j-^l'lu . Matttfonto of tMoitor ;»«. l\*>h.   Hut on! In    Hti«tia
"Look   bet*.   Herman   Alexandre*
vk*. you eould  eeru*  your eouirtry
tlmatn friend of the Orand Duke Cm* Hhongh   I   did
much better if you bad chosen th*
legal wwjr. Promise me tbat you will
never hav* any lntorcours<* with tho
revolutionists, and not only you will
lie -rvkMUMMl. but >ou will got a high
•lost In tbe administration."
i d«* Hi»«<d tho otter, myntr I  was
unable to {tart
A"L«dff«r" adv. Is an
stantlno Xlcohtcvleh, the Cxar*s brO'!",S'i(irodiMi»a Vol?*"   t'tbtnoM-ntt %v.i'x
Tvsilt."  *htt   I* going OO
at   pnwont.     Kvorjthing
would tie arrwtted; the wholo crgst fxa- Vowmbo'r'* th*o"o«wmati;tor't^l'me j^rMtos m*   Vw 1 think tho oitr««»«
tion-would vanish. wo wen* to bo rol« awd shortly,   I «!14 f |»artl**   Iwv.-   «-*»m»itito<l   a   t«rnm»
At om meep of my  loft  nrin  l' ml lielleve lilm. and to toll tho smth.' bluwfer.   I't-miwiliy I Imt * nothing to
l>ii*hoil one ot the detectivos «*«>   I was nw v«ry nU so loarn tbo faot. ;<»bjm tn avalnst tlio te«Hro« surfragie,
from th* osb    He fell on 'hf srounl.  I li*»* a ««i.  I thwitlit,  who is «
whilo   with   ui)   right  h;iui> I  y.rtnlL. *:r:thni'r it, it,**, i*th*im a ro*i'thm-%ry
tho othor dfU-oti-ve,   In a romuosi; I * t.«-rhs-j»» a *»r»n »h« lv eurslwg bla fa-
had tin- r-i,*-**t, ot jraytor in my mmrii,  t!i»r's niomor).   WUir,* um I '*•-, mt.
"rytet m >••* '.v.vx  Si     *fi)f«>rliirja*f1>       A un-r*- iJi«n*. •■ «{••*: m>«-4 ti,> d-(ii'»t*
with my trii-iida. al-ttho show was too turn*, and henUi*tt   \  now  iMrlsnnor camo tn aiutr*- ««»r
not   hetong   to   iheithit*. I had qulto tortgot**o the other-to*"*.    Th'*   waa  «h«- *<•)? f,i**..ui   in
w i Cft
*, .....f-a ort>o tvi'*** ii* ne, • Unt-*n», At,
List of Locals District 18
|-tha tlrand Itak* Constantino hlms^f i Romohnrlr iM»o«t mn t»y my r«'*h *t! I . >«.u'H.
I'm*   »nr«'t   of
iMy  wife went to St.  r«ur»hur-4A Sasko] tit* 4'sar n» n4o**e mo, hm th**' '„ tme I  mi*'.*:.|   «»«».>
•ith my iittlei son.    I Joined the»ij*MI of iN» sovereign aftor my reply \\nm* m i» \H»mt*Um ot iim 4«-
shortly afterward.    When i «rn**wl|to .VabokofTs offer was tafloilblo       .*tfot!v**i»     A   larp*.  .--ro* t   «i'h»ri*jf
•t Rt. IVtersburg. after having seen     l waa to bo omi ta Wbo-ria In i*<**.' rnoim m tm-na'-tiiy *!j.   j.*,!i (.,     ttui
ahon tho rolitlvfa of mj wlfo d«-<-ii:*«l i'o r»l» i*rtH-*t4* 1 Nrih»*r. f *,t»
to «« to Tfljtlilioitt My wife a*twi;*«*«ik4 ; .miinHUU'.rt*!. Kv»»>(h^ic »»» i«i»!'; I
Ca obtaining ihe goTommtu'a rtm*setili«aw a sisidoat m »h»-
-tthorsbunt. an «-nttt<i*l«*tt*'
< }>< > tf.) .it*  ..!'<• i>   .*»■  **-*tt*
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awvtr OrMk .....J. liiumtw-t. Beaver Cm*, nU fbttibnt, Aha.
 Jatwai Barhe, Hog S«. neHevwi, A1U.
■   - t    i*f *   -'-w ttb-h. *Wfcw#*jf MAilv mil   bmwmwm MMHi W>  ^Bwmmmt
,..,r. 0. Harrts* tnmbmm. A**
» . * -  APOTI   WiBWwBt VSUI-PHWWis Sllli
*t o * t. #J*# -MwlMMtOM-w C!sw*lWHHI*« n*ifS«
.... J. Jomo. Corking & C.
.... Jaa. Hontei. Chiamk. vis Dtewmd fltv,
 TfcM. -UtpWU, r«raK B. €,
..... fc-ran Morgan, rnalt. kbn
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....it, mmm, i'i* mm a™«««. x.vntbbtut*
rmak B»OTli»ittsin». OmAwM, AWl
T. O. llarrloA Pwmbmm. AMa
ftt    1ftim ■ m    U4udLat    IS   -P
9%,   MINfi   MmWWK  Wm-, V--
t. n mm**, fwmttmeg, Aiw.
■ttt^StLtm-m Jl      M^iy.*..-.^^    m|^|^^^     JUiiHK
fWPPr. nmnn ******* •*■***■*** *t*   Fl^^W^WI,    IIPW*   ItlVOT.
tumttntnwn, -f'anmon* ..Max Hutter. Goorsetowa. Omnort, AM*.
tiiy wife, t tttiloil upon my old friend,
fir. Wefmar.   fie w«# a Jolly follow,
thinking niach mmm. of wine and womon   tlHin  et ee* emtoHie^ooi'oo  **, .._.,.  „._„,
,atgns.   llw fate, ho«av*r, was too 1 oMIcod to **tmtt m.nm tnfct** *** **•
tju-j.  :.■   .1,'..' ...  .„*■- t^.ttni-t. it*.*u,n in-**ii-*i**.*•■*■ *x w> arrival at Tashkent t
'•jntto innoeen*!.                                    -uio. i«,#te m*Mt» a gajiraat-c** et my i
j   The Rtuahm retoluthmlsu bad moi libero   I Uvod *t Tashkimt ,•»* an om,-'
ini Upttttik, nmr KM:, fn !••» Md <**-1 ployoo at tho tnak of th* relat-tow of!
elded to weata a vast ortaaltatioo un-1 my wife. I
(the tho name of **Narodnay« Volia"**   I waa »!!<>»«■) la t<» t» \'*bm*e. in
i. A   ti*
;.tli-i»w«*ii t«» «t«oat> to «i'h othor *»h»-r-
abuol a»s *to(eo4*-X »{ Jim trml hy t.h««
fi!it<*''ii*' ((Sfrtn'or. ,\tM*>M* li;4i"..»t*H*l»<*'»>
*k>. Tiit» ielioi *»*. «*!>i«»»--t by ha*
:(K«i«tant bsrrfaK'C It.ir'ii Vmv U-w.i
ii,**! hxwn my wif*-"* mm*, mA Kar«**»-
«-a».   Mtltl H-wtWP ■ H«r.V«tf*t"« tv-ttt.*"•*.*  - ■* * •-•< ■"*    -
mtttitit-i tu utii,    l»0)«»i*iru ttttii mo ttertit »«■» an •»n{*lii»*>
,',  ...  ..(,. .      „*,      „.i  .     ...«•.*'.j     u» *•.«
-*>■-«■* 'n Kaltisrj v>r W* i-*rA -,*..::*.<*. ',:•
tl»«. omanetitstury 'Wovemont arnont
■Sit*- uMmtti* .Mt »vii. arowrwina '«»
ttbormnl. b*o! his fatbor #itoHr.'v
«od t'l* ***"» yV.t'ort'd  ■*•*. t>*i ir* <, i  i.i
I should ovon pofi««-o* to tlio pttn<ly
<<»«»»iilii**i**< fun t'«»im ot 'he IWma.
tint I nJiouhl fi»**«.r mipph a bttwiw*
iru'lf guk«riiui*'ii:  **»th tho iiomt «*ffl*
< ,1, i,.,.)*, *»*,i|<-tfm Uti'-f i-mi:4 *'S'*-r bot<>*-<
tn ohrain, with tho |H**il»tli!y of do-
foji'llttg tho **«-!l-',»*4!(i flm'■.*.•-. ;»r»ll'tft
tft-o Hoicialista Tho ottpomlata ar« too
t.*Ai>s>. Ti«> "in.* I..* n* 1**r fiiiwfia »»
met tht* irovommi'tit *i!t N* too atow;
this will ifi'tii'"* tlw *«'i|.NM».-n rUutmw
iu i'-.i.ii '.ii. r i ..t'.i*. * uii"- iiuji**« iw
iti«-ir <<iiiiinrti utiissI** t*ttiinm the
uttUvinfi Vw "')•■ fm fnrii:,'.t tho
ltinir««!   i <".*'» »*»* iutnk K '"-<»•< h* fon**
tmtlitot-t..   I ha*o no rtitht it* v.*
8«mie..- ....
■v-OMgsaii 4 «*.... .
riiiaook Mla«».. ....
wninum lua" ..*..■-■.*.''
lothbrldgo coition**.
jS-^wel #..».........#.
Vetmwttt  ■ ■
*9.*    1*919   fc-fe-tW-n*' * Im..
I itwtln  haa   t«l«*  ho«>n  -'\r-i"4*.i.\   %<t\-\
that   all   hi*  dmnmont*   In**  tx-on
«""'»H!   i.» t nim-im jw .- ■ 'S-.. ■x**>, 1 •»""
Th*. dd^oftli'oa  whl««5od*  a  jw'iro-
man ea«n« and arr*.<M#-t -h* ««n<t"-nt
\i> rrttro *io'i* '' ■. • .  ■
ny ttt* tolfttw-ffe tlas-alan offt< is!* f»f thtt
time, -of whom many lit*- a? prosont.
*   * ,,t**_ *****     ■***»■*     «hb*a%»**»   a mwnm.nnmt/mti*m>am     H>*dl**#sadl*»     #t*     &•#••#    wliWv    IW
lloimlt Isadora had bean Mr trioads. aamminetlci, of th* Kmp-sror   Alex-
hot I did mM J0U1 ihe■nmUmy. I taMod sfldtr It as the wmu.*t.i m* I bad\They rroiM not loarn m.>nok from
ttmn Dr. WelOMr ond we went to a'nothing to do *>i'h tho revoiutlonlat*. j tm, but mholetto »rr»-;» u *».»»► -I tn
roetaarant. saUag aad drinking the11 «as  fo nmutt at  Votogdt thro* the  provinco.  and   •'»-     \ti<.At-**a
wbntn dsijr.   Mr mmm tn 1k. Vmern-vytwrn. aad *«»tl ho fn» »fi:or*anIa V«dl«** eewmA to *%.•>   Ti»«- n<> vi'h
•t that Mm* wm HebaaUanoff   In 1»«. hoaewr. I maaigod to *s«at*«|<ho addrwasos'    TbJ»  «*» nA-ti   *
n MR   I   fet WftMHI
» »r tnr>ltmn my mil* moro *-a*«IIjr 'haa nmt• t#**lm» wr** tnr tho
ahmort mrtms n-t x,**>rt tgte teuis iu»   la iw> ni^-ivUi.'-*:, m.*, '.iii K«#t*» l#wi    t mnn UafrtMMH^i J».
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issw Kmtt!Mni&y.  who had aaeagad     V-tkhomiroff  and   AatMMtie   *fiat#d'«w **«' ':**   r\,iW;i,tii'
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ftif nf* on whioh wo ronl*! u*« atr< ••.
t\>v '.nw.nute. thoy tbotitkt that bm-
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f*rmi»*i«m to Uto »t VtNa at m>
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Values for
Our new Spring
Hats for 1914
are being picked up rapidly.
A great many
of the boys
have already
made their
choice. The
styles are strictly up-to-the-minute and the colors
are the newest ideas in Men's Hats. Take a look
at our New Maroon, Sage Green and Navy. The
bands are in silk velvet or wide silk with bows
at back or side.
Boys1 Odd Pants
' Boys' plain Pants made
from good strong Tweed,
in dark colors, lined
throughout. In sizes 4
years to 10 years, will be
placed on sale Saturday at
50c pair '
Boys' Blue Serge Knick-
e r s, lined " throughout:
splendid value at $1.25
pair. All sizes 4 years to
10 years. On sale Saturday at 90c pair
Odd Lines Woollen.
Underwear, \ price
Women's Woollen Underwear in Vests and
Drawers, representing the hest known makes. Tite
lines are broken but all are in first class condition; •
till sizes.   Values from
Toe to $3.00 for
5 pairs for $1.00
Shown   in all  sizes and best grade; good full .
sizes; best wearers   5 pairs for $1.00
50c Values for 35c pair
A dandy lines of women's good Woollen Stockings, splendid wearers, shown in all sizes. Regular 50c.   Saturday  ,. 35c pair
33 1-3 per cent from regular prices
Aviation Caps, Hockey Toques, Hoods, Woollen,
Bonnets, Children's Woollen Leggings, etc.
*   All 33 1-3 per cent from regular prices
"The Leader"
Boys'   Reefer
The ideal Spring Coat
...for your boy. stylish, and
.serviceable^    in    sizes    5
years to 10 years.   Priced
Saturday at
$3.00,  $5.00,  $6.00, $8.00
and $10,00
11 a v e just opened
part of cnn shipment
of new Spring Suits
and Coats.
We are enthusiastic
over the splendid showing which surpasses
anything yet attempted
in Fernie. The styles
in boih are varied and
.>■*-*. lo'> extreme.
The cloths are good
scivieea-ble materials in
new and exclusive col-
>rin?.s. Many exclusive
'\)cs are shown in the
higher priced garments. Come in and
look at them. You'll be
satisfied  with  the  ad
vance showing.
$12.50 to $40
Women's Flannel
Waists for  95c
Displayed on a sale table in our Readv-to-Wear
Department.   All colors and sizes 34 to 42. Waists
that are made forswear and service.   Be'early as
the quantity is limited.   Regular to $2.50 for'
95c each
Waists tliat are worth more money and worth an
early visit to the department.   Again the quantity
is limited so shop early Saturday.    Regular $1.50.
A big assortment, dandy new patterns, good fine
quality of Muslins.
3 yards for $25c
Knitted and crochet white and two-toned Shawls,
small quantity to sell. Worth $2.75. Saturday $1.50
Regular   $1.75   and
$1.50 Suitings
Saturday Selling 75c
Suitable for Dresses,    Suits,    separate
Skirts;    all    classes
and grades of materials in short lengths
only.       We   advise
early    shopping    as
the quantity is limited.
Regular to $1.50 for
We are continuing the sale of Ladies1' High
Grade Footwear another week and have added
from two to 'three dbzon pairs, which we will sacri-
fiee at the extremely low price of $2.75. These are
exceptional bargains, and you should avail your-
the different grades of leather—Patent, Gun Metal
and Vici. Kid, also Tan Calf and Chocolate Kid
The biggest values ever offered in this Department are waiting for your inspection.
Carpet Squares 2x3 yards $2.50
Carpet Squares 3 x 3 > 3.50
All Neat Designs and Good Colors
Six new patterns iu two yard wide Linoleum^,
the kind that really wears well and looks good for,
Only $1.00 per running yard.
Coco Fibre Door Mats, just the thing for sloppy
weather 60c
good roller, only ;    45c
One big assortment of fancy Art
Cretonnes, Art Muslins and Art Satins.
Going at 10c per ya.
A big lot of colors
and   good   qualities..
Regular to 25c and
30c, for
lOc yard
About 5ft good Woollen Sweater
Coats, good range ot sises anif colors.  To clear tl .95 each
M « n ' $ Patent
Colt /Bluchers at
$2.00 per pair.
These are a few
pairs of small sii-
es, ranging froni'
51/ij to 1% odd
lines of Geo. A.
Slater and Just
Wright Shoes.
Men's Working'
Boots in Black
and Tan, with 0
inch tops, with or
without nails.
Regular prices
fi'om $-4.50 to $6.00.   Special Saturday $3.90 pair.
Men's Pit Boots with good heavy soles and uppers.   Special for Saturday only at $1,45 pair.
Grocery Specials
Clam Shell for poultry ■. 8 lbs. • .25
Ground Bone ... .v.  6 lbs.     .25
Tuxedo Baking Powder, 12 oz.. 2 tins     .25
Extra Heavy House Brooms, regular 65c, for     .55,
20 oz.----Evaporated-Milk 2 tins     .25
Braid's Best Oof fee. fresh ground 2 lb^.     .85
Cohan's Cocoa V*? lb, -tin „ .25
Peaches -. 2 lb. tin     .15
Sliced Pineapple ,. 2 lb. tin     .15
Little Herring in sauce ." 2 tins     .25
Codfish, 2 lb. boxes per lb.     .10
Holland Herring 10 lb. kegs 1.00
Finnan Haddie 2 lbs.     .25
Red Poppy Salmon 2 tins     .25
Robin Hood Flour 98 lb. sack 3.10
Robin Hood Flour 49 lb. sack 1.60
Black Jack Stove Polish per tin     .IU
Bon Ami  2 packages     .25
Rogers' Pride Corn Syrup 2 lb. tin     .15
Special Blend Bulk Tea 3 lbs. 1.00
White Swan Yeast 7  6 for     .25
White Swan Soap  12 bars     .45
Scott Emulsion  large size     .75
Lyman's Beef Iron & Wine 50
Beecham Pills 20
Zam Buk ". 40
Lyman's Talcum Powder 2 tins     .35
Alabastine, all colors ..,_,..... per package     .46
A Special Purchase  of
Women's House Dresses
50 dozen Women's House Dresses in Percaks,
Prints and Chambrays; every size ahd ivory color.
Worth $1.75.   Saturtlay  $1.00 each
Money Saving Prices
The Store of
Dla Davis, International organizer
trom Illinois, arrived In town Mo
On Tuesday taat the Tom Marks Co.
cave a haSUl at the N&panee Hotel/
wbem all tihe tango artMs gaWieretl
ami had a good time.
If omdem. devotion and attention are
iiudJcaitlons of -forthcoming nuptials,
wo may shortly have to record same
of a very popular *tore clerk and
hockey enthusiast. Should be "win"
heir, iim young couple will make a
ipreot "hit"
laat. Monday evening the member*
of the above order held another vory
successful social In tho basement of
ihe English Church A fine vocal and
instrumental program was provided,
while the ladles catered to -the wants
of the inner man. A most pleasant
evening was spent, and It Is the intention of the order to a irons* for similar gatherings at future dotes.
The monthly meeting of the Veterans' Association will be held in the
basement-of the Bngllah Church at 7
p.m., Sunday, March lst All Veterans
are earnestly requested to attend, ss
business of a very important character
da to be transacted.
•A cordial invitation Is also extended
to any qualified Veterans resided in
the rtdy or distriot, who .have -not yet
become members of tbe Association.
GBORGB O'BRIEN, Secretary.
Tlie monthly tea of tbe Ladles' AM
of the .Methodist Church will be held
at the bonus of Mrs. M. A. Kastner. on
Tuesday, Murob Urd, at :U0 p.m.
Tlie Feml* Juniors trimmed the
Rlko aggrepatlon 9-0 on Sunday last.
The Juniors' manager say* it % wes
"real hockey" and that Pred Roo got
to scared about the reputation of hia
TiH-fl (halt he Iwport.ed severs! wHl*
known Kostem plnyem.
"iThere Is no suoh thing as complete
auece-ipn, After every achievement
comes the voice, 'Arise and* get thee
hence, for this Is not thy rest.' So wn
-never aurive, but always we work; we
ftnwfrie; we etrlve; and this continual endeavor is aW there Is of life. . . .
He who leaves study out has misted
one item iin the formula, soul a very
nwoeaaamy item too, ... The I. C. 8.
v'lpp-HeetMs Ingredifenit of study. They
show you how to study, and they have
a vyiste-oi ihat tends to hold you to it;
(o drop out Is disgrace. The chief gain
Is not hi the faoVthst the student
eventually gets an Increase In pay, hut
In the fact that he become* a safer,
saner, mora useful elAisen, adding to
the wen<Hh and happiness of the ivotM.
lift becomes a creator, a builder, In-
ftead of a bwrnacle, a parasite, a derelict, Ctoowoter Is the net result of
the I. C. S,"
Thus has "Tim Ft*," which Is de-
■■nribed s» the American exponent of
philosophy, in • recent Issue. If the
artlrle were the inm»1 publicity eir*
oular, it wouM have been Impossible
to have enumerated more fully the
tojJteiwM-d qualities and tbe objective of
the I. C. S. 9*      '
Young men who do not -desire to he
counted among the objectless ones,
gravitating towards saloon and -poolroom, should immediately tales *hla
subject up with the local representative, Mr. Tom Griffith.
Special for Saturday Matinee and Kvenlna
Florence   Lawence't   Greatest  Dramatic  Achlevemen
In Two Reels
HIm- plays lh*« pnrt of mt itctrrw-t. tiof «if tin- i»r«li»Hry ***n, but wie who sn«»riftn"s n:u) \*m-
Mit-*, tht> *t«K(* ff»r rt'ssoiiH «|tiit»* itifferwil Krom  ihose that pnuitpt most a<rtrv*Mf>*.
Special   Monday
The Most Daring Picture Ever Produced
in  i nree Keeis
Captain   Kidd ln'nrtt Keels
The first of a <*vrit'» of imIviiitmim* nUn* s by     1m|*    HU„ii r.,. built  smmttl  Ihi- various
famou-. pirwli* clianirt.fi> of hi*t<»ry.   Truly lb. «»l«j bu^-Hiw.i'r has l»tt»n vi<*uelix*nl.
Tlie ilnierest taken in tlie recent addition to Fernie's educational Institutions, The Crow's Nest Duslnesa College anxt Academy of Languages, prov*
nn conduslveiy that this Is a loog-
fe:*t waisL The school, which to natter
tite care of J. W. Dennett, and who
has for Ms assistant one of the most
uptodate and thorough tutora of commercial subjects that li is possible
to procure, Is rocetvlns datty additions
to Its classes, Bnqulrles tram the outlying dlstrtots are helnc «aoelv»l by
every iwrt, wWIe the progress mh-eady
noticed bj- scmne of the students themselves is is splendid tribute to ths
thoroughness and method of Imparting knowledge adopted hy the school
Special Wednesday
A Cry in The Night
Four Reels "BARKER" <London)
Extra Special Saturday, Mar. 7th
The Woman Spy
r\%o Hoot%    tiilijwe, Derint.   S*jeef*««tor.    A,
milt tA ti.tu with in tbrlH tn every foot
Nomo of Tha "UNIVERSAL" Program Best In The World
Joseph Maii*. miner, aged 18, died
in Bumabjr Jail, B. C, Jan. 20th, 1911,
whilst serving one year's imprlaon-
ment for til* ORLMK OF STRIKIMt.
IThe dying boy in his prison cell
Uy moaning life swsy.
(Us wear»' spirit draopsd and fell
And in sorrow passed away.
No mother's love, no tender esrv,
Yet, Mfe hung by s slender thread.
No pHyin* voice—Just blaok despair,
krA  the  aouod  of the  w«i«d«n*s
With HKouy ol soul the mother w*e\»
And bears her sorrow alone,
Hhe bonne m sh«* thinks of tho one
who slumps
.VanrfnT for hfs life ccmld ntone.
f*»<h .,.,,,*„*, «,, ,.,,,,.„ ,.,.*.. M*„-i,
Korslve, tare w«r. fwalve.
■Om e*ftU..jtni it* uilnht live.
A yornh -mt off la bis esrty bfcw«.
Cut dawn by the HAND OF OKKKD.
Tin:i !i<d ta rijtl lu the sllsel tomb.
...    ...i.^iu moo* m .* mmk.
Kxhel Cathbeitana, a a P.
< v, i»i»* of ihe above oa Am moara*
ing card ran be bad tmm Um author,
*42 nnadway R» Vaswoovsr, B. C
«iu dai xnmm tor 41
The Ferule-Coal Greek Excelsior
Band <beg to thank -the underootod for
their subscriptions to the new instrument-fund.
Robt Conaell, Secretary.
The Trites-Wood Co., Ud. $80.01)
Ferwie-Fort Steele Brewing Co,
litd. ...................... 60,00
W. R. Wilson ,.,,,,.  2fi.0O
The. Crow's Nest Trading Co.,
Ud.  20,00
Isla Theatre  10.00
The DlsUiot Ledger    7,50
William Cole    7.00
l.awe ft Fisher ,,   fi.00
Herchmer & MartJn ...........   15.00
Alexander-Maonell .,,,,   ft.00
M. A. Kastner .................   8.00
Fernie Freo Press    G.00
«. a. Moffatt    8.00
1^1     A*      MIIIB      MMII^MIMMMOl O»0v
Imperial Bank of Canada  0.00
The Home Bank of Canada .... 15.00
The Conadlan-Bauk of Commerce 6.00
.Mr. Stioemake  8,00
N. N  fi.00
ffiwriw Racwasy  S .00
II*    \J,     I H I  I  M I I II  M l| I ( H II M H O • VW
i. 8. T. Alexander  8.00
W, m. Johnson  5.00
Thos. Whelen .,,,,..........,, 5.00
Wm, Johnson, Orpheum Th«eti« 3.00
aicCutchson Bros, , 8,00
l*a)m * Wigwam Caody Utoros I.oo
B. F. Walhwe  J.00
A, I), Carrie  3.00
Thos, Barnes ,, J.00
H. Uanfeer  J,w
Jsmea Lowe  f.00
Chas. Carter  1.00
Bd. Owen  1,00
W. Westoedge ................ 1,00
J. Landon ,  1.00
J. Parsons .................... 1.00
W. Melkle „  1.00
Frank Brown  1.00
Joe Kdsar  i.oo
J. Itehlll  l.OO
F. Bsllejr .„, t.eo
Wm, llumy .,, ,, 1.00
K. Bterens   i.oo
F. Coope    I (W
Tett Costs*   1,0*
•flr.ttf-9*    fut. 4 9 1     in
II.  gplso     1 M
i. Hum,  lw
.V**3jJoii Vstts ,  1,on
k. nsxenoaie ..........,..«, *,.., *. 1 „ 00
J. Alucbek  i.oo
F. Vance ,.  1.00
CbraJley .*  i'imi
■»»v * * *• #»«■ • * aslw 1
t td*1
• •»»**.*»•»*«#       1* nw j
Fernie Industrial Co-op. Society
hamper  .',,.
Mrs. K. Todd*, merchandise ....
N. H. Suddaby; clock	
P. Burns ft Co,, Ltd., merchandise 	
Pollock Wine Co., Ud., merchandise 	
A, C. Uphaidt, silver bake dlah
'McLean's Drag Store, lady's
pearl handle work box ....
41 Market Co., Ud.. merchandise	
A. W. Blefcade-H, pipe  ,
Scwadle Bros., gold chain	
J. I). QimW, merchandise	
F. J. Johnson, sweater ,.
J. Aeillo. shoes	
J. R. McBwiug. merchandise ...
W-tn, Duketow, gold iinf	
Kefoury Bros., merchandise ...
How Foon, merchandise	
W. F. 'Muirhead ft Co.. shoes...
McKay ft Ross, qusrtsr of hear
A. B. Campbell, box of chocolates
(Jeo. Uornebecker, box of cigars
O.K. shoe Shop, pair boyW shoes
fhithte Co., safety raior	
J. C, McCool, pair cut glass salts
J. L (J-it*. 2 buxtxut tlsaii ..
WiANTBD—Four Bear Traps, nothing
smaller than No. 6; state price iu
first letter. Address Box 263, Coleman, Alta. 116
8MALK1) fBNDBRS marked "Ambulance Tender" will be received by
the undersigned, on behalf of the Corporation of tbe City of Pernie, up to
five o'clock pjn., Wednesday, iMarcli
Ith, 10H, for the operation of the
City Ambulance for « period of one
Full particulars aa to tender may he
obtained st the office of the undersigned.
Ths lowest or any tsndsr not ne-
cewaerlly a«*epted.
CHy Clerk.
DATBD at Fernie, B. a, Ih* twentieth dsy of February, A. D. 1014.    *
J. W. Bennett Informs us that he
hns heard fnnn Jaa Roberts, at one
time nttetmm of *he W. P. of M. Looal at Moyie, Mid who Is at .present
111 KttglaM, to ths effect that he It
taking the radium curs tor-cancer, and
Mtnougn as '{weasM wo marsso un-
piov«nwot Is'noUosaMe Roberts Is
very haiiefbi and tmte (0 dertve
moth benefit from ths treatmsat.
ClttJllWldJ.»CMl 1 Wort
M:t)WiUt;K AIRKDALW I have a
few fine, thonnigh-bml pedigree
Airedale Pupa for sale; write at
once.   W. Paro«n, P. 0. Fernie, B.
t\ u*
Hohen Wskee
*R. J. Brown ..
SJ. Mrt'ool
Th* Bedallst psHy of California de-
mentis thnt real i>s<s-te sg«nts» rs Irosd
ft»t*f**s and others elm Isdsee Iwel-
grx'm to t-Mhru,u it crla-UnaHr pra
H'luna. mi 3 it-hut the stale faraWb «*«•
hivrmmt to the thoiHaygs btm_ jwwy
inrinofd te go wast* wn Unlit •itstliao*
ments. Thafa buriatss ♦uwwss tor
Ike toiler.
■ v/wh* AflNltMiifi
I J. RMey	
JJ. BeB 	
J. QakBg	
Cl. Rbwen . .,.
J. tkwrJay  ...
J  llHHlle-r
J l^rner     .
nn^MVn - tto    tr-titm*****    oeoaieht
mwtsinttm, repfwuentieg optical com-
V*"tj   *...    t,.,,. m, 1 *,,   n ,,,  >W   ,..  iii,t,,4
at Mt-taaa'a drag store, oa Saturday
aad Monday. Msn* ¥ sad t.  Hours I
*.m. to « i>w.  Use, Hotkw on i«g* H.
VHM BALK m*Uu IL f. Rhode !s-
■m mmi %.tm*mmn,. ♦*.•<• •<•»*. **
no H. C. Rhode Islssd Rg«s for
hatching. IS.7S per settlsg, 13 ehlefcs
guaranteed. tsylsg nwerda, cen't
he best fer this WeststB elbnate.
Apply Jas. fttafhsnson. Bos 01, Cole-
sasn. 144
Netles ef Application for tht Approv-
si of Works
Power Company will iwly to the
Oonvtroller of Water Rights for th*
approval of th* Plans «f3T* wort* to
be consiruoted for th* vtUUaihw of
th* wator from Wk River Creek, which
lh* spplK*nt Is, by Wstsr Uesase No.
IBM, suthoriied to take, stors, gad
use fbr generation slsetrieal snsrgy.
Tko plans and pattknlar* required
hy Mbsootloh (11 DC section 70 of the
"Water Aet" as amended have hss*
Hied with th* Comptroller of Wstsr
Rights si Vlctorts and with tb* Water
Reeerder at Fernie.
Obftetfoes to lb* application may
be filed wfcb tbe Conotroiter of Wster
RlgM. PsriUment BnlMlags. Victoria.
listed at Vancouver, a C, this SWh
I dsy of January. 1914.
Ill, C. HVl>RAl'LtC roWISR
ivr llalinet * Wsiteie.
3?.! W.Vtlf-.'.I':.
Ktntit of »h* UMilfesnt
FeUowtss h» * Kw of pett** that wtlt
bn drawn for on the Mb My. Uubnin
tot sfcgfh em be ehfalned trom Om
nr wny memtmr of tim hntut,
23 tenia each.
WU* MBIs, **,** nt whisky ... .|lf.«
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