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VOLUME 1, NO. 37
Printed By Union Labor
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Pi^mqnd Rings, Watches, Jewelry
/ and Clocks
■y.--- i *  —
jCome in and see the Aladdin Oil Man-
le Lamps, they give you the best
light at the lowest cost
There is nothing to equal the Brunswick Phonograph for the Summer.
Come  in  and hear them
Put your money in an established business in
your own town. •
Sums as low as $25.00 will give you a full
share in the establishment.
People are gradually realizing that by united
-+-ircxioirtney~can_gei: wnat ia-cywsmux
Gome in with the others and get what profit
there is in the food business. Don't delay. Do
it to-day.
Incorporated 1907
Alberto readers of The Diitrict Ledger will find it to tbelr
Advantage when viiiting Fernie to stop at tbe Northern. The?
will find it cosy and home-liko.
President Christophers
Sues Editor of Free
Press For Slander
A writ, has been issued in the Sa-1 While in Pernie this week President
prenie Court of British Columbia by Christophers stated to The District
P >M. Christophers, president of Dis. •■ Ledger, in response to a request for n
trict 18, U.M.W. of A„ against John i statement regarding the suit, that the
Rene Wallace, Editor of the Fertile
'Free Press. The writ was served on
Tuesday, A. Macneil, barrister, acting
for the plaintiff.
The charge against Mr. Wallace is
that of slander. It is understood that
Mr. Christophers, previous to his re.
cent election to the presidency of the
District, discovered that certain state,
ments were being made regarding him
which were calculated in his opinion
to injure his standing with the workers of the District. He now alleges
that these statements were made by
Mr. Wallace. ,
matter was np\v entirely out of his
hands, and "he was not in a position
to comment upon it.
The intimate connection the editor
of the Free Prtf-j has with the Crow's
Xest Pass Coaf Company adds to the
interest of the case since it is said that
a manager of that company is quoted
in connection with the alleged slander
which acts both as a reflection of the
honor and integrity of the company as
well as of President Christophers.
It is likely that the case will come
up for trial at the June assizes.
Wherever Vote Is Taken O-
B. U. Piles Up Sweeping
LATEST-Bellevue 276 Yes;
Late   Organizer for   District  18  Was
Highly Esteemed and Hundreds
Attended Funeral at Lethbridge
The funeral of the late Steve He-
galli, organizer for District 18, U.M W
of A., was held at Lethbridge on Sun.
day last. It is said that the funeral
procession was the largest ever seen
at that city for Sieve was known to
all the miners for miles around and
was universally esteemed. The South.
Slavic Association had charge of the
funeral. Among those in attendance
were John O, Jones, assistant Coal
Commissioner , representing the De.
pannent of Labor; President P. M.
Christophers, Vice.president Alex Mc
Fegan and International Board Member Robert Livett, representing District 18 and International Organizer
Dave Irvine, representing the Inter,
nationalpf the U.M.W. of A. Former
President Tom Biggs, of District 18,
who was for a number of years a close
friend of the deceased, was also pres.
ent at the funeral.
Speaking to The District Ledger in
regard to the deceased, President
Christophers said: "It will be no easy
matter to And a man to take Steve Be.
galli's place. He had great influence
with his countrymen, by all of whom
he was held in the highest respect.
All the boys liked Steve and it is dif.
ficult to realize that we have lost him.
The whole District will sympathise
with his wife.and seven children iu
their loss."
No Election Is Premier
Oliver s Response To
G*W*V.A.  Delegation
The returns of the voting on the
OXB BIG UXIOX are coming in slowly
but solidly, Fernie started the ball
last week by giving a ninety per cent
vote in favor of withdrawing from the
so.called "international" -and getting
into the One Big Industrial Organization.1 Then came the vote up .in
Wayne, Alberta, where in the U. M. \V.
of A. Local, ITS voted for the ONE BIG
UXIOX and 1 voted against it. At
Michel on Tuesday there
votes cast for the O. B. U
14 No.
Branch, with a membership of 22 vot.
ed 18 for the ONE BIG UXIOX and 1
against. The Firebosses at Bellevue
will vote oh Sunday next.
As an instance of how the miners up
in the northern field are taking hold
of the O.B.U., William Kolling, presi.
dent of Brule local and a member of
the provincial executive of the O.B.U,
raised nearly fifteen hundred dollars
in less than two weeks for the funds
of the provincial executive. At Mile
were 322 j 40.47 the boys gave ? 130.00, at Lovett,
ami . 12 1 $318.00; at'Mountain Park, $170.00; at
Dirt breeds  flies;   Flies
sease.   Clean up your lots.
breed  dl-
against it. Voting is to take place j Miie 2'2, $250.00; at Coalspur, jr.O.Oi);
within the week at Blairmore, Taber, -at Pocahontas, ?G7.00 and at Brule,
Lethbridge, ©elleVue, Canmore and a[ sac? nn	
number ot other   camps in   "District1
IS "    •■ Tl'.° above is just a p-irtial indication
In addition to, the   Calgary Trades I of the way the workers in this western
and Labor Council endorsing the ONK
BIG UNION, the Federated Railway
Trades have given an emphatic vote
In its favor and it is claimed that
Division -t of the railroad service will
b.» almost unanimous in its support.
The Firebosses' Association, Fernie
country are feeling towards the O.B.U.
They are heartily sick of the capital,
controlled machine which has been
built up by Gompers and his satellites
and they are in deadly earnest in
bringing about -^leal union of the
One Big Strike At Limerick
LlMKltlCK.'April 2*'5.—Au nllimiecv beHv<-en t lie.. Limerick -alnUi;
'committee ami tlie Irish trades union congress and labor party was
■arranged at 11 conference this morning and a statement has been issued deelaring the -strike now had become national.
In the statement by Tom Johnson, treasurer of the labor congress, announeing that tho strike had become national, ho added that
reports from other centers proved that Ireland was giving active support to Limerick.
"And," added Johnson, "it may demand the same dogged resolution as Sarsfleld. You will show the world the men ami women of
1019 nre nn less valiant than those of IfiOO,"
The nllinnee wns announced by huge bills, held to tty pavement
by large stones ou on eh corner. •
(Andrew Kaii-ifield played a prominent part in the tight ing
around Limerick iu 1090, after the battle of Hoyne. his feat of destroying a convoy of military stores between Limerick ami Tipperary
delaying the siege of Limerick until the Knglish were forced to retire
by the oncoming winter rains.)
Federated   Labor    Party   Committee
Congratulated on Their Big Vic.
tory in the Social Field
The.ONE Bltt UNION whist drive
and dance on the night of Good Friday
was a great success, both socially and
financially. At first the dance was
advertised for Miners' Hall but tick,
ets sold so rapidly it was necessary to
engage .Victoria Hall for the occasion
and even that specious chamber was
filled; The whist drive was held in
the .Miners' Hall and shortly before ten
o'clock the players left the tables and
The Corbin Poultry Association held
an Kgg Show and competition on Sat.
urday lhe 19th instant and which the
number of exhibits were not so numerous as could have been wished, the
affair caused quite a litttle friendly ri. j
valry and competition among the fan. ■
eiers.   The exhibits wore a very tine'
showing and it is honed the next show I
will bring out quite a few more cxhh \
bitors.■, Sid Knight and K. Clarkson.j
Returned Men Held a Big
Demonstration on Par-
lia°ment Grounds
There has been a big commotion on
the coast because of the G.W.V.A.'s
objection to the appointment of Mayor
■Gale, of Vancouver, as utilities com.
misisoner. They claimed that the
position Had been promised to a returned soldier and decided that several
hundred men from Vancouver would
crogs to Victoria and with returned
soldiers in that city make a protest.
They made the trip but in the mean,
time .Mayor Gale resigned. The soldier's delegation asked for the disso.
lution of the provincial government
forthwith and the holding of a provin.
cial election. .Nearly four thousand
returned men with their friends and
sympathizers held a mass meeting in
the parliament building grounds lind
endorsed the demand for dissolution.
Premier Oliver asked for a day in
which to prepare his reply and in a
lengthy statement points out the num.
ber of returned soldiers who have been
given positions, claims tliat ah election
at present would hot be fair to the
men recently returned and those to
come whose names are not on the voting list and says: "In view of the in.
controvertible facts will you withdraw
your indictment and apologize for the
wrong you have done?"
Another part of his statement Is as
follows: .,
"Immediate dissolution of the government would prevent a thorough in.
vestigation of our possible sources of
revenue and the preparation of the
legislation necessary to be enacted at
the next session of the province.
"Immiidiaiu dissolution with all the
uncertainties attendant thereon would
have a disastrous effect upon our in.
dustrial development.
"Immediate dissolution would make
pWnBctt-ataus t.orjuiu tne uaucers.
From start to finish there was not a
dull minute. There were no "wa.ll
flowers," everybody danced. The music
Hy the Whitehouse orchestra made it
absolutely Impossible to keep one's feet
still. At midnight there was a-=**aessa_
tion of dancing and coffee, tea, sand
wiches and cake in abundance and
excellent quality were passed around.
And then the music recommenced, the
musicians favoring the happy dancers
with ninny extras, It was after three
o'clock before the programme ended.
The commltteo of the Federated Labor
Party which nut on tho dance deserves
hearty congratulations and are more
than ever assured that. OXB BIG
UNION spelts success In every field of
Tlie May Day dance promises to be
oven moro successful and enjoyable.
supervised the judging and gave everv, „ *        .... ... ,    .
satisfaction all around. Ed. Ainsworth i impossible the many public works be.
tie secretary arranged the exhibits and! inB undertaken by the government,
took charge in an able manner.   After j; partly for development purpo--.es and
'ihr-_i.y-J.^;-~    tbr' rr~r.   ■■■•"rC  r.UCttC;:Q-JI ', P"rtiy—ij>-P™v»-1-a--t-un-tilnymiw^-Jrtii-w*.
turned and returning soldiers. To
grant your request for an immediate
dissolution would demonstrate tho un.
.        -      _. lt&™    "~
olf, tlie proceeds going to the funds!
of the association. John Virgo acted 1
as auctioneer and judging by she
prices he realized many here think \ fitness of this government to govern as
ho is following the wrong vac-.lion. jyour demand for dissolution has dem-
Th§,JoUowIng is a list ol pvi/.e win. ,onstrated your until ness to act as pub.
lie advisors.
ners:"""""" ■■*■'*
Tinted Eggs—John Markovitch, first j "I have an absolute conviction tbat
prize: J. T. Jackson, Second prize the best interests of this province will
White Bggs— Oscar Gregg, first be served best by the practice of in.
prize; J. T. Jackson, second prize. duatry, economy and stability as op.
Brown Eggs—E. Ainsworth, first [posed to agitation, strife, strikes), die-
prize! George Cleough, second prize.     solutions, elections and chaos."
Lictnte No. 10-1770
Rich Olm Day and Nijbt Otfe in Connection
Enropttn and American Bales.        Set Ui for Special Rates
Phone M Private Bootbi
§ Great Clearing Sale
Garden Tools
— mi Biiiiii'—i——
All at cut prices
The Duthle Company
Saturday Matinee 2.80.  Saturday Nights First Show at 7
Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26
Everybody's Favorite, HAROLD LOCKWOOD in a won-
derful story of mail's regeneration
"Broadway Bill"
RUTH ROLAND in the 10th chapter of "Hands Up"
HAROLD LLOYD in "Fire The Cook"
Monday, April 28
MAE MURRAY in -Her Body In Bond"
A senstttonal pfctuie of Bohemian Back-Stage and
Cabaret 1 Mt*
BILLY WP.ST, *h<* mty iH*tr*ce-«'.fW In^T-.-'-mtrir cf Cha.-l't
Chaplin in "The Rogta^'-lwj rcela
HALIFAX, V. S.—Tho military authorities are bavins some difficulty in
securing men for the garrison at Hall.
fax. The returned soldiers say they
are fod up with army life and aonrrt
the Idea of Jolnlttjr tx garrison. On the
oilier hand luen who did not no overseas would naturally ho open to critic.
li*m If thoy donned uniform only after
the war la over. Meanwhile, In an ef.
fort to Induce men to Join up, poster*
hav« lieen ilroulated dcucriliing gar.
rlson duty an ideal for » young man
wishing "a free and eitty life," Tim
Maritime paper* aro denouncing this
campaign and point out that not him?
could ho worse than the deliberate encouragement of young men to imagine
that a free and easy life Is desirable
and pnlwworthy. One may he al.
lowed tn wonder what sort of a r<gl-
nv'"*u "Y<':\ a fiurr!*','*:1, ■:• y.v.v nt •■■.■..nil
become ir conducted on "free and
easy" lines,
~ ■■-■ -    - ti-*--'— *■* *•■-
■8VIWBV, N.8.W. -Much anxiety Is
felt by ih« authorMb's In cops«|tienee
of the refusal of the lliiv.expired Aus.
trallan seanrmn to re.engage In Uie local navy. In spite of the offer of '.'*>
poii 1. gunrantee .in! lncren«ed pay,
Tlw main cause of discontent are
Fernie Sporting
The first league gamo of tho Pernio
City League will be on the lst of Mav,
The U.W.V.A. will clanh with the F.A.
A.O. This Hhould bt< a good drawing
card as these tennis will lie evenly
matched.   Tho O.W.V.A. wil have the
our old friend Pep Colton with hia
bunch of F.A.A.C. players,   So Fernie.
Ites nre In for some fast ball this year.
The work on tlm ground* will start
at once and the committee expects to
Hurt ihe lejiKue by lhe Jlitii of-.May.
Any I>:tH plnyi-r wHijui,' u, j>i;iy ball
F.A.A.C. Football Players Please Not*!
edge on the F.A.A.C. In experience a*! should sign on with one ofthe three
most of the war 'vets' are old time
footb.il! players.   Tho F.A.A.C. expect  -  o *.-
to make up tho difference in speed as
all the club players aro young fellows
jiiht breaking into the game. If speeds
counts for anything the fans can look
for a real good soekt-r gat«<v.
As the lirst of May will be a holiday ,
all roads will lead to the golf grounds I     "
where the game wil! be played.   The
grounds an' In pretty good shitpe.
'Ihe follow Ing wltf dule has be»n pre.
pared for the league football gami-s:
Alny I.--O.W.V.A. vs F.A.A.l!.; foal
■Trei'lc vs Tcnmsttrs; Michel vs Fern.
May fl. -Teamsters vs O.W.V.A,
!    .Slay ;. - F.A.A.f, vs Michel.
ri'stricii'd opportunltl*1* for promotion    , '
nt-.d nl^fttUm *<» adhorence It* whnt''".
Australians reuard as harassing cus.'
toms prevailing in tbt* Imperial navy,
1 fif   -j-KK.jy.iU   l»   Jlc   «<•■(«:.   d<A<«|*Voh>!'
ing Itec'tu^' the rt*rn»t\U Ineludf ■«
Urn*.' tt hiiIki -Abo I,*-.*!!,- it am. Si
s<-*Hiueti, gun.1«v*)'r<* and iorpi*diMo**'fi.
whlb' "ti -su'he fi. T'iUv (furiep, tie- Wiir*
• I
u*.    M .
Xtt fit t* *>* *. **>
4  (VltV* l**fy
Tuesday, April 29
Ketttrn shtmins ot "The Ne'er Do Well"
Rex Beach's roavelloui story of Lore, Romance and Ad*
venture in Panama, featuring KATHLYN WILLIAMS
and AU Star Cast   10 acts
Wei and Thur., Aprril 30 and Hay 1
MRS.CHARLik UiAHLIN in The Big Louis Wtber
Production MBorro^red Clotlies**
Two Pert Comedy
Witttsm Rutte! in "All Tbe World To Nothmg
Wtrt VUkt Winter In "Wive* and Other Wim
Bank of Hamilton B!dg. Oppotit:
Phone 188
May v.   Firnb-a *»s foal t'r«ek.
May H.—"Mtehel vs Teamsters; <).\V,
V.A. vs rVmlen; Cosi t'reek  vs FA
May l!(i,:.-TeaiiiHterM vs FA AC
May 21,-■Fernle-.t vs Michel.
Way 21.-4J.W.V.A. vs Con! ("reek
May 3K.*—Michel vs «JW.V.A
May  Zti    t'ml VpX,   ts   >*#.rnle;»;
V A t'.   1*  Trniiltlrt*.
Hti« :l.   FwrnltM vn I*\.x,\,c,
|    June .*   t'oal t'reek ** Mbh«l; tl.W.
i V A   vs Ti-:im*'»>r«
I    June lit..-.-Teamster* v* IVrsiJ. »
tif-     !:»'     F X  %.''      it     <: \* X \ ;
| MSi-ltet v., i'm\ t'reek.
'     .fttne tT     Michel vs F \ \ V
ine'- 1*   *ytu*bfi v f t w
I    .lull** l'i    I'nnl t'r<*t-k *-,-, f, w v A
'    .(■■.ui-   .'l     F.A.A.i'. .,„ y }.;.i,* ..
!■    June 2*..   ■<'* W.V.A. vs Mirh-el
{    .Itilv *   **f*A A ('  v* t'tint fr fc
j     .hits   l'.* - Teanuter* vs Miehel.
Ferme Bsttball Off to Good Start
All Uiom' who would like to play for
the FA.AC. are asked to be at the
club at l o'clock on HuntJny to go to
Creek.    The  followltxt  players
are asked to be on time at I p.m. na
| the ganit- is called for 2:oo pm. at
I FouHreek:--
! It  Sherwood, SI (Jlowr, Hofl«a. Whel.
< ,*-r, ,T Wiiiiuti, X, ■.Viiitants. .1 White,
ti   tionle,  KaHtiilr.  J   Halthwaith,  It.
1 Hobson.    H     S!'i"!i.    I     Hadda*'    'A
j fttinpliell and others.
| Baseball Leapue Offeere
The   I'lillliWitlK'  offieers   U>fe  i lecteil
ifor the Fernie bn*-ebu!l league:
' llononn I'n *-ld«itt, W. H Wil«on;
i Honorary \l«. pres id« nt, Uev Hat-
| /obi; President. A, «', l.iphsrdr; Vice.
, prenidejit, .1. JoltilKoti; ittt r> IM} .mon.
iirer, I! K'i ■ ■■iioru■' >*»..i!ttve, V,
;Spi»:ii*e. I,. Hrtin, It. <Vi.»n; tMBeinl
* I'liitikt'N, \i   A   Kd**ttn*r   \. Krt»*i«fl',
i.i! roise
,      Wealber  peftnittlltg there  Will be  It
j l.ttrro-ft" proti* e »,n ^titiditv tnorning.
, i*. .),„■   , »|i.-«*.--   .*i>  im**'  ,i   f,.icro«se
'tn.j'.Ji i*'!: '*ii   .»*.!( ui' I',,*.,  hi ■*■■•   wtll
well itp !.t<- jiraeiiee* we r-rtn ^et
'I'lle   \\
ii.ill bin
* on
lir-*.,- ,..
,;*   I.li
vt I* ■*>
) 'not..
n bun*'
Hit ««»'  It   m:,* one
Ashes and Garbage
llow'i Ihi* »h»iir*» for us i
mir ht« mtlwg*- w.ifr*»n af«»tno| 1*
xt.iu- I-.iek yurtt for a *jiriiiif *'h*n,
ttu«-<-.-*■*■ A urotttid* *-<w»«titt*«-- was ap.
ix»!nt*«| to utt^rvlew W. tt, Wilson in
r«*K.*.rd* so re*tlrijt permission to play
tmtl  nit  th*  Ktm-ttrtd"  of  th««   He»ct|.>
lllvC.    -1    *
-, mntit* toe trip
jOt  the ttues!
I Ij*-,,,  *•-,. * :.,..   , 1-,.-
}    Tl.»* Vtml Cre*'
itn   ♦hsitt!*.   tHefi.t,.
• v h',1* ♦*'*   *.'.»'     '   *     •   *     *■   '•    '        .-• »•
ta pwnl came "
I The t:j.*-r«h'»tit* f' t'«v»l t'reek "tilt
j ha\t< tu set fo *»• l.irn*- stxe hut*, be,
; ftire ititttt    1','ier. are a u-n. ,*1 th" bnt*,
FiMitb.itl hon-* ttUh
,,'U-   lur  the   «iy   In
MeOkdery Bro«
if^ft -H^b ji*-**a
PbeaeNo. C9
itt a tion. The {-omntHt-c* report %.»«
fatoribli*. "dr. U*iU*..« ie--t i-uly f.-fi"
P*rml*.*toR t« a*e th«* t,r<mnda but also
,'.., i     tb       it.,, •     ,..■>    " ..il,"   .lll-t    i'»i|(H|.
i car** tn Mfi pat the i?rotmds in nbap*.
' Th .  .■ •     /      « **   *     ■ ■■'■    .,   t, ,-* i  i*_
, ,, (]itoi»tlug Teii»n» und  fti<- h.n roll,.*  .■*:
ehanri* tor IIS In *««le- I %ltft ^m..:% %m„tmit-i,  «*n thf part ot
' Ur   IV(■:*,   n   htft,  th'   *'.',*., r*>rt,i*<"  a,*,]'.
ft*'H<» rt btift-bnll Kro-.ttii! that any fly
hihih I** i»r*»««t «d i
"Ift,--**- tt.'Xt I.- tht** -t'l'-sfi ff. Ho* it','* '
I«-snrw»' tit star  anil If prnwIWe f-Aiar I
t ■»*»• vlet*r mt*n er* mod*r t!t« trmp of <
Vlattic r Umm:.*' ei ti* V»op   and!
M«i*..iCir   Pain   ><i   the  FPU   ha*   nj
i* tt*ry prmamnn h*m*b el yetanp tsall
' ths* will ntfd a bif b:»t ?« fSt I -weJW
. bead    Our iri* ml F<ib will in ttuo the
first to buy ii ne*» it.it    Sot *aM
p»|i the twteon fram all artooot*    The
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vtnnt l* h hit Of tlio
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:•. bf\r*\ >h- s*vt;-rw*: «*U tenaoo b«t
ih* **m*«n t« yt*mn ymt tmt Walt tony
bretk hit old flute (vteonj beftjra tonp,
«lth<i««li Wall mtf kst# |» hmmp Vtpto
ttxiaLJ-*, '  i"«-™»»-""»   *•<**,**m ,,,   j.!-.*,*.  u*»|»uao«ir.n nwii»r nieies
remit. ^^no, )flWt| !«„ in% ,f f. i^, main^d t#tt en tb« gtooot tbli yoor JfeS?*-. "i
Paris Workers Bear Red Flag
On Jaures Day
{HiK-ago Tribune Foreign News Service)
PAIJiS. April 7.—The red Hag oi"    revolution—unrest,    soviet,
socialism—-anything of protest that you may wish to call it—made
its unchailentred appearance on the streets of Paris yesterday.
Behind it. beside it, in front of it. marched men and women
by tens nf thousands."* From tite curb.- uf many boulevards and
lesser la.ir-, of travel other hundreds of thousands of Frenchmen and
French uniren openly approved the uuin-liers or gave them passive
smiles of vniipalby. '
liol.iio/ f>-.v and hearty from the throats of the marchers rose
"The Ii.; '••/.'iiinmiUv ■' the world famous song of the communist—r.the
man who pn "iaims all workers brothers and defies the boundaries
<d' states ,.<'i* ;i,ttions. When they tired of the song they hooted Cl(S
meiie,•an. "the Uger'; savior of France.
Gendarmes Are Silent
Win, ;!)-■ silent gendermes looking on, chained to the curbs
by thf liiirl er-itjw. who were quick to pulse„the temper of the throng,
tliesi :1hiusiid.!n traversed unmolested a .great section of Paris Sunday a ft en n.    Wise men sat in many corners Sunday night    and
3lond.n    ti I ti ied their best lo put a microscopic glass upon it all and
hunt th   -Hiir-c whence it. came.
T1, ue.jin.uHin was a casual matter to.the Americans in Paris,
but to ' • Fietuliinan, in whose tieart .smoulders a protest of many
tu-aiy , a.1-., the occasion centered in Jaures, the martyred leader
of -so* laksta U,- slayer was recently acqititted. IMany marchers
on Sinid. > niidinibtedly believe that Vidian escaped the guillotine
because tno jury was of the hated "bourgeois" or middle class of
wealth .uul'influence.
Believe It Anyhow
It is .pm. probable that there is not a lick of truth in such an
a.ssumpn. i, inn the workers under the red banners have believed it
more i I -,* Sunday's parade had as its announced purpose the de-
liven ' • .Jc.li--.>' heme of floral wreaths, and of a red bannered demons!!,1 i.. i irther down tho. Avenue Henry ^Martin. Both were
nei'om -1 -h»d
*-t\ I ri i doing for Use first time in long forgotten years tlie red
11 a ir (i     > ■ "ii inline was flaunted proudly and fearlessly in Paris.
Fti t'n iist <ime in long forgotten years soldiers of France in
nniud i hia ili>. captains, ciMninaiidants, colonels—inarched openly through Il.e .streets'of Paris arm in arm with civilians, and in
un! > ^,,\, * 'dill floated no tricolor. Tlie one flag was a red flag-
anil no poll.-1 <]ttrt:H\ to raise a hand.
No Cavalry Charge
F"i  ihe insi time since wars not. forgotten—for it was 1370—
ers, worn by two of every three you met on the boulevard. Our oar,
in which were two American colonels, a lieutenant, secretary to a
peace commissioner, and two photographers, attracted no more attention from the marchers or gendarmes than if we had been snug at
home.     The mind of marcher was on other things.
* With the congestion at its greatest a'big sightseeing truck filled
wRh doughboys plowed through the» crowd. A doughboy, hi perfect
-good nature, called to our chauffeur and asked him, "What in hell's
it all about;" and our chauffeur answered, "Damned if I know."
And that is exactly the attitude of mind today at the Hotel
(Villon, at the Quai d'Orsy. ov wherever sit those few though whose
hands wind the slender threads of destiny. They do nm* know just
what it means or how to answer it.
Statesmen at Sea *•*,
They frankly ask:
"Does it moan merely a protest against the verdiei in the (rial.'
Does it mean the, first .rumble of open discontent with the delay in
peace proceedings? Does it* .presage a fall of tlio ministry that was
great in war, but has lost the workers' confidence in peace'? .Does
it go deeper to the foundation of the state?"
All feel the answer will soon be written.' The red flag has been
unfurled in the capital of lhe world. Whether it was to mark a passing protest or to ,warn of tomorrow is for tho; wise men*   to guess.
My most vivid recollection of the parade was at its close. Behind us f&r miles stretched a Mack river of marchers.
"See," shouted a man who leaped on the curb for a better look,
"today we show ourselves, our strength; next time we shall use it."
Chicago Daily Tribune, April 8
French Workers
lay Show Strength
On May Day
PAUL?.—If the decision ot lhe six &
important uuionn in France is adJjv
'.ierod to, A! ay 1st will be observed by i pi
a general abstention from work. The Ej
deles-ate", cf then-a unions--tke ftail-
road Workers, .Miners, Dock Workers.
Motal Workers, Sailors nnd' General
Transpoil Workers—at a meeting yes.
terdav; decided to unite in efforts to i K-"
obtain recognition of the demands of j ip.
the workers, especially ;m eight.hour i '£,
day nnd increased wages. -a
Delegates recognized' that the de.
mantis of individual unions had been
satisfied in many cases, but decided
tliat the members cf the unions should
not work on May Day, in order to show
the power of the organized working i [3
classses and the spirit of solidarity. 1 pp
Thev adopted the following resolution:
"Tlie   unions   announce   these   re.
suits of negotiations:
Directory ofU.EW. of A. I
Headquarters, 310 Beveridge Building, Calgary, Alta.
President, P. M. Christophers,    Vice-President, Alex McFegan,
Blairmore, Alta. ^       Brule, Alta.
Secretary-Treasurer, Ed. Browne J~"'   ',$.■
i !?j
International Board Member, JR. Livett      ! '
District Board Members
Frank Brindley, Fernie, B.C.. Sub. Dist. No. 1
John Brooks, Bellevue, Alta. Sub. Dist. No. 2
Chas. Peacock, Lethbridge, Alta., Sub. Dist. No. 8
John Kent,Wayne, Alta., Sub. Dist. No. .V
David Fraser, Brule, Alta., Sub. Dist. No. G
Steve Begalli, District Organizer
District Solicitor,'If. Ostlund, Lethbridge, Alia. ,
wapes.    i wo commissions arc m ses-;|a
sion arranging details. j Rj  2877
"Miners Union—That tho Coal Mhiejlg 21)33
Owners' Committee of France .has] [a ?).-).-)-
bound itself to discuss the oight.liour-t^ *."".,
day at a meeting of the Minister of , §   ^H'.>
e i  hoi
d d<*",,n the streets of Paris the' unbroken verses cv the
''International'- "    Tt has been tried before and just as surely came
eharei-isr cavalry and broken heads and sabered backs.   But Sunday
the ina-vlier*! sung it; every line—and then tliey hooted Clemeneeau.
Th «. iu Paris, where sits the peace conference.   This in a nation
when- V-*.-, than »d\ months ago shrines were built to the "Tiger   of
p.... -ti,.,. "     rrii..    nniivict*   t-l in   premier   wl-ift    in   VR70    ivak   Inm-anlP     n
Loggers of the Interior Oountry Take Notice is
■ '     IS
The Loggers of Ihe Coast Districts have formed sn or:  |
ganization known as the B. C. Loggers'.Union,.industrial in ils |
scope, comprising all workers in the lumber industry,'and construction* camps, affiliated with the    Vancouver Trades    and
Labor Council and the P>. C. Federation of Labor.
AVe invite all Loggers in the interior to join hands with us
in a united effort to belter onr conditions, which can only be
done in this manner.
Organizers are now on-the "road and willpay you a visit
in the near future. <
Labor on April 2'.i.   Nevertheless these
unions will participate in the general
cessntion of work on May ],    .
"The Dock Workers' Union reports
tliat an eight-hour day already is in
|! I operation in all ports, but the Dock Ej  118
J | Workers promise a general cessation  gj   ^18
IS j of work on .May 1 in order to give full "
1 strength to the labor demonstration.
j    "The Metal Workers' Union reports
| that it is about to receive the same as.
I surances as the other unions, but will
! participate in the May 1 demonstra.
' tion to show its affiliation with the as-
| pirations of the other workers.    The
i Sailors' 1'nion has made similiar dec.
| titrations.     The   Transport   Workers'
j Union, whioh includes the workers on
I tlve Paris tramways and subways, re.
! ports that its demands arc approaching
j realization, but will abstain from wo.'k
| with a view |,o keeping the attention of
| the   public   authorities   fixed   oh   ils
' special claims.
i    "This meeting, therefore, decides io
ask the General Labor Federation Co-n-
I mittee to take measures to give May
j 1 an exclusively working.class charac.
• ter. to mr.ke known to the proletariat
I its .decisions and to establish that the
! abstention from work cri°Mayl ahould
enmnmnivt and who was tried and sentenced for his activities at the
time as representative of the same spirit of protest against things that
Our tar beat the parade's head up the Avenue Malakoff behind
the in-i h through the Avenue Hc-pry Martin and down the quiet Rpe
Eug"iu   do la Croix to the lil tie court, in which nestles the Jit ures j ^Smiimsms,
homo. ' Pommander Walk" set the picture of the court liefore tlie]"'"
world 'n that e^-ipji.-dte. sentimental comedy. j =
                           Lilacs and Pansies
I.J.o bushes burdened fhe little area way with their first spring
friiyi-i'n • Pniisy beds were al every doiirstep. Brick walks had
been senihbe.l nud dusted till they ached. The atmosphere was of
iltiwefs iuul spring and simple liouics. And half a mile away marched tlr- tm.'ii in honor of .'Jan'res by lens of thousands aud every man
a pol'.aim} powder match,
.n.i -hum's' doorstep "stood four men, Three were in the soft
black, ih'ii lop fedora, llowing black tie, pointed beards, and bell-
like hhtek oven-oats and suits to match that we have eomi1 to as-
social*' with the Parisian journalist. So Ihey were—editors of the
lliree greri't' Sm-ialisl newspapt-rs of France, The fourth, 1 swear,
win* my barber.
Byvommon understanding the parade did not leave the bottle-j
vai'd al llie point nearest the Jaures home.   The cotuiuitlee delivered
the   WtVMth.
Crowd Before Bust
A; the Place de la Henry Martin, stands a bu-t of Jaiirv*.   a
aival congestion occurred.   His .marble bunt was buried in rod flow-
So get ready! ,      ' . ■ *.**' :
For further information eomniunicate witli E. Winch, secretary-treasurer, (51 Cordova St.' W.
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have  the  character .'of a demovi.3i.ra- j ^
tion.", p   J^s:•!
Xo mention is made of. the length gj   4U-'S
I-   +*.„,*,.,-,-.„. 1 ■   ~n„*„, ;n,t    rtl*   ..,.-,-^1.- Xt     l?J
, 1  1054
;, of the proposed' cessation of work.   It |j|
presunu'.'d  tliat  the General  Labor  fi,
-   -    ■-      " ■     j3
Federation Committee will decide this
'4 ! point.—-iXew York Times, April 17.)
p| ;  .  _.  -. .
i .1" '■•■ PARTS,—Louis Legrain, Secretary of
si lithe metal -workers of Averne, Prance,
has published a letter in Le Populaire
^j i (March.*;i5,,,iy 13.)   in which he des.
ct'Hies mit euuvis oi tue viuY-uiuurciTirTiTr
| ! employ German prisoners in place of
1 i/French workers in the metal trades.
Corbin, B.'O.
Coleman, Alt;V.
Carbondale, via Coleman
Blairnioi'Oj Alta.
Frank, Alta.
Bellevue, Alia.
Hillcrest, Alta.
Lethbridge, Alta. .
Federal Mine, Lethbridge
Coalhurst, Alta.
Commferce, Diamond City, Alta.
Taber, Alta.
Bankhead, Alta
Canmore, Alta.
Nordegg, Alta.
Wayne. AHa.
Ib'irmheller. .Alta..'
Rosedale, Alta.
Aerial. Alta.
.Drnniheller, Alta. *  .* '
-bruinhcUer, Alta,
Monarch 'Mine, Alta.
Yellowhead, Coalspur, Alta.
Lovett. Alta.
Olipjiant Munson, via  Coalspur
Diamond City, Alta.
Mountain Pnrk, Alta.
^.Mile 22. Coalspur, Alta.
Pocahontas. Alta.
Brule.* AHa...
Humberstone Mine,
■Evansburgh, Alta..
Harry Mai tin
Henry Beard
VT. Hagwall
tlohn Johnston
Dan Kog-'i's
-Rod McDonald
Evan Morgan
John Brooks
Frank Bote
Charles Peacock
Matt I'otrns
Percy Spencer
Albert Zak
Alex. McRohorN
Frank Wheal ley
N. D. Thachuk
James Bew^l.er
John Kent
T. P. Thompson
'Ily. Smith
Emif Csiholie
V. Parker
Cardiil;. Alta.
.Twin  City Mines. 9710-S5th Ave., Strathcona
J. K. Aiiams   rf
Kobert  1'arrv   a
J. P. Man i.s   1
E. Lund   $
Joseph Ormond    la
Tom Shannon   ^
Pete Tissiuo   j|
■  W. C. Stejihens   [3
h. K, Williams   |
Mack: Stigler : J
'Box 488, Edmonton'  j§
Ed. Eastham   |
WillJ. Keen   a
Chas. Taylor   jl
W. J, Bourque   |
%  4118
fe  41P)
"I The employers desire to start their
' factories.   There are still two million
men in arms in France.  An easy remedy seemed to be the-Gernian prisoners
who were obtained through the Uovern-
    _, .„ ,.j^    ment*.   The Government promised to
iiMmiggfflj33iBmn™imnm;..3nmm™^ j cpn-jp     this     DTaCtisO     I'Ut   TOpeatedlV
* jbroUe   its  promises,  thus   permitting
           . i-ixju-'i...-j '.,.. __■; ; ——rs = I t!ui-w wur l"'oiiteors to hold the French
  -*-  -- - •- -   -99   -( - - | wor1.*j.,r<, u,-i(ier their heels.   Says Le.
tcrain: "The result was vory different
f from that which they all hoped. These
Germans whom they had represented
as having neither heart nor conscience
have more nobility and character than
our industrial barons, They refused
absolutely to tiiltc the places of the
1 French mechanics.
! "This action by these prisoners
j should demonstrate to tho working
|! class that it is not feelltiKs of hate
" I which win and build tip for thc fit.
: hire, WU on the contrary fraternal
! hands should be stretched across till j
'• frontiers. The truo enemy is not oat- J
; li.'.e but inside the country. They are
| iln* exploiters of human Ilebh lu whnt.
i ever hr.uiciv of industry they heloml,"
E i« — -~*
Sturgeon Mine. Edmonton
Dawson Mine. Edniotitoit, Box792
Rohul Jones  M
John Jordan , j|
Tliitmas Coxonr  i
Clover Ba r, Strathcona
Coal Cily, Taber
Regal Collieries. Taber
Elmer Burk  fa
iam Durham
G. II. Davis
William Durham   1
Toiay Ueric
Communicate At Once With
908 McLeod Building, Edmonton, Alta.
Labor Trouble In Italy
k te
Solicitor for District 18, U. M
W. of A.
MacDonald Block
Lethbridge, Alta.
Northern Italy is experiencing n n\nt\\ of lal»or trouble, the workmen at Milan, Hologne, Turin and Genoa, the principal in;inufactur-
ing cities, having gone ora twenty-four hour strike. Earlier in the
week at Milan there was lighting in the streets between socialist and
anti-socialist groups, in which four persons were killed and several
wounded. Troops had to be called out to restore order,
Labor troubles are also brewing jn the department of the Seine,
France, of which Paris is the capital,
A one-day strike lias been called for May 1 liy the general fed-
I eration of labor to put forward the federation's program, which calls
Ifor an eight-hnur day, po'itb-al amnesty, iion-intei'ventioii in Russia,
j lifting of lhe slate of siege and ihe ceitsnisltip, and Ihe ivlurn uf eon-,
jstitutional guarantees.
A general strike is threatened if the government and tl.e fin-
( ploy ers do not meet the demands of tht> federation.
$1,000 Victory Bond
THIS 18 TO OIVB NOTICE that one thousand reader* of The
Dwtrret f«Nlfft»r *neh w«nt n doHnr'n worth of share in the
eomiiiff victory of the ONE IHO UNION*.
Tht Dollar ii to ba Imt fo tho following «d.lr.»*«i: V. ft.
MHMILKY, Lahor Temple, Vancouver, B. C, am! Hie receipt
ilverv-of wii! h*t atknmhxlgtd tlirtnagh The DUtrkl Ltilgtr tm
groupn of one hundred to nave expeme of letter writing and
The "other fellows" are willing to spend millions of
dollars to kill out the One Big Union idea. We haven't
the millions but there are a lot of us can rustle "eight bits"
and the more rustlers we have the sooner welt get there.
On   tt
V. R. Mltlftlo)', 8cety. Central   Tom-
mltti t», Labor Temple, Vancouver,
H, ('.
FaIIow VVorkfrr
Knclotwd nnd a dollar to help la pro*
uttt-Mku!.* unfit    Hi    '.'Hit    H:\iU   iiiii
1'NIDN. You moi mt tend mn nn in
dlvMaal receipt iwt can aoinwvUdte
raceiM tkroflgh Th. Utattxei Lmdpmr,
totetW Willi tbn otbtn ot tbo trench
who are contrlhuUng to the flOOO'Vic*-
Ym neetat have aay worry la regard to pajtaK ibe tatereet oa air
■hare of the bond. We all expect lo
collect that ta dae eceaon from "the
other feHow."
Yovre tor THE ONE ma UNION,
<\»liw   *****ma***a***tm****m*****m***n*
t . m a * m * . m mm e * *■ i>wm«««da^>u^mr9W^AM-.«M^^>a
Under Auspices of the Federated Labor Party of B.C.
All Workers In The
Nest Pass Are Invited To
Fernie For The International Labor Day
Famous throughout Canai
Cause of Labor
of the Greatest Warriors in the
ass meeting in
wW*'- *-tmmt
Mrs. Joe
_      oat
Who is noted for her clear exposition of the Causes of Social Unrest
will speak in
VICTORIA HALL at 8 o'clock
'Social Unrest and the One Big Union'
Immediately following Mrs. Knight's address in the evening there
will be an O. B. U. Dance.   Tickets 50 cents.
The Workers of Natal, Michel, Coleman, Hillcrest, Corbin Blair-
mora, Bellevue and all the'eamps are urged to come to Fernie on May
Day feo celebrate the rapid growth ofthe ONE BIG UNION
League Football Match Called at Six O'clock r**.
Owned, controlled and Published by District 18, United Mine
Workers of America. Subscrip-
Advertising rates on application,
tion price $1.25 a year in advance.
Thoroughly equipped for high-
class job printing of evexy description.
Phone No. 9 P. 0. Box 380
The Following Circular From Tom
Moore and Paddy Draper is
of Intensest Interest to Men oj
District 18 In View ofthe Big
Majorities They Are Piling Up
Letters From Friends of The
One Big Union
To The District Ledger:
The vote for the ONE BIG UNION
in Fernie was rather disappointing to
The District Ledger. In the first place
ther^ were only 5S3 votes cast when
there were over fiOO entitled to vote.
It is true that even that is a much larger percentage than usually can be
brought out for ballotting but never
was there so vital a question placed
before the workers as lhat of the ONR
B1C *:.\IO\.
And then there were   twemy.thr-f.o
who voted against withdrawing fro:n
the   international   and   forming ONE
BK! UNION and thirty.four who voted
against a six.hour day.     We repeat
that we were disappointed.    AVe knew
there were two   or three (maybe    a
half dozen) members of the miners'
union in .Kernie who are only in    the
union because they have to be, or think
they have to be.    We know that these
few have no more idea of what unionism is than they have of the indigest.
ibility of theology and at the same time
they suffer from the insane notion that
they are more "intelligent" than the
common working plugs.    Wo expected
that half dozen would vote "no,'' but
we are overwhelmed with   disappointment that there are thirty.four mem.
bers of Gladstone Local so inordinate,
ly selfish as not to vote for a six-hour
tiay so that there would be some relief
for unemployment and a wider distri.
bution of jobs.   We would recommend
that Gladstone Local try to pick   out
those thirty-four and have their beans
examined by a phrenologist,
— o	
During the past month an attempt at disruption of our Movement has taken place by the launching of a campaign foi' the secession from International Trades Unions and the formation of One Big
Union. This cannot in any measure be considered as reform or progress, but purely a secession movement which will result, if given
support, in division of our ranks. The international trade union
movement has been making rapid strides during the past year, over
three hundred new local unions ahd several thousand members being
added in Canada in that period. The present is the time when the full
force of the Organized Labor movement should be exercised, and any
action which will weaken our forces and delay our opportunities to
achieve results should be discountenanced. We do not intend to allow either outside or inside influences to work unopposed for the destruction of the organizations we represent and Federal Labor Unions
chartered by the Congress, Trades Councils, and Provincial Federations of Labor are advised and warned to take no action in support
■«! '■
of this One Big Union'propaganda which would in any way conflict
with the obligations they have taken, and the Constitution of the
Trades and Labor Congress of Canada. This matter will be dealt
with more fully ina further statement.
The solution of what is called "the
returned soldier problem" has not yet
been arrived at by either the federal
or provincial governments. Every
week sees an increasing number of fhe
boys  back from  overseas,  many  of
TOM MOORE, President
P. M. DRAPER, Secretary-Treasure?
Ottawa. April 19, 191!).
ouledly with the returned men, thou.  /"V,^ Ji^ll** . J.J^, nr
ands of whom came from their own  t^OTlLVlQUltOnS   I O
The politicians nnd grafters
The O.B.U
who would endeavor, and who are en
deavoring, to stir up trouble between
the miners and the returned soldiers
should be sent over to that castle in
raera canrinirpjniiitti eviaenees"oTthe
struggles through which they have
passed while on the cheeks of others
is the ruddy glow of health and in
their eyes the sparkle of ambition.
The soldiers while in England, la.
ter iu Flanders and back again In Ear.
larid lost no opportunity of speaking
a good word for Canada. While con.
valescing in "mighty" they often
longed to be back ln their Canadian
homes and while In Flanders many a
lonely and dangerous night vigil was
mailo endurable by the thoughts of the
day when they would be hoaded west,
wurii across tho Atlantic.
Now ih-ny have come and are coming, They are being cordially re-
tvivest. The reception given In Cal.
sary this week to the "Terrible Tenth"
will live nx a story in our Canadian
Tlm mutt who would speak slighting.
ly of what these soldiers have clone
ami of what they haw -endured lui) no
welcome ubidiug place in this couuirv
TTBTiana m wttrcn tnCRatser is exilea"
and with him bo given the full meas.
ure of puitiBhmeut deserved.
The explanation by Mrs. Raissa
Lomonssoff ot Petrograd, but at pres.
ent ln Chicago, about the most talked
of proposed socialization of the 50,.
000,(100 women—by law—will porhaps
cltar tho atmosphere and give the Ho
to those circulating the statement. Her
report is as follows: "Russia has a
funny paper tailed '.Mucha'," explained
.Mrs. Lomonssoff. It Is similar to
your 'Puck' or 'Judge.' Now when the
soviet government established tho re.
vised rules of marriage, moro strict
ln t'he protection of the virtue of women than the old laws, the anarchists saw their chance to pit tho
church against tho Bolsheviks—the
latter two being enemies of Iho anarchists. The anarchists begun to de.
ride the Uolsheviks and called the
marriage plan "free love.'   Tlio paper
'..Mucha'---which   means*,   'housefly'    in
returned soldierr- are entitled tu j KiiKllsh--8nw tho chance to poke    a
the best tne country has to offer und j ntue fun. took up the anarchists' hu.
.?  -Vi.nM !»• r-iven with ie*. n:r.;,Mn11y   ,m,r(JU..i try aud 'siii'iad'on il.   Cojiie.,
ntxitd. i of It fell Into the hands of tlie A inert.
We iio nol believe in Inborne praise ,,.,-,.■, Ki i.;!i,--.li en,! ut'-ion, who trans-
■ i iin! ,i..aniH;ii mjUIh-J'.-. on in on .nook, luted it, seriousl.v, Xeunwliilo t.ie
i'-<: '?!" T < l t'iit lli",-. )i;in; tlieir tJn. , j;u.,.,iui( .-.tiite ihuuli .scehu' ;*-**< tliuiifu
ikt« as well as their «.ln<***. V:*-ny <*{ a:u} |,-:i:i^ 'sor-' hut having iU u.-.,'mk
mir boys ha\« como buck betur aud  poly knocked out, made an imw out of
"-1 NOU; <'I'   iti   ..'.cry   sense   of   tlm   v.'or I ... .	
>;;n!(- t,S;f r-- l;..ie hiv:i m.-.tkeie-d and
t.v-.iie ii A:,,*. Ami i, ii. found ill the
''-''■ n; r, * ■.■,•!!■) r.'Hif'i that the
Uftter mul the st runner have every
*.*..,,...;jn;.i*,.,u tur til*.  \;e..Uj brulhur.-;
r-j -:'• t| >u :;!;"■,•!  :.; their MIJt-
returned >.oWi"r prolil.-.n, mt it
i'. ri!p'':!'.:/e • Uie lmrlert«|ulnp publicity
tind rtitisi il the i-orid."
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-rrue utstrtct Ledger's Victory Bond
for the ONE BIG UNION Is being well
subscribed, We have advices from
Secretary V. R. Midgely, liabor Tem.
pie, Vancouver, that every mail is
bringing in clippings from The District
Ledger accompanied by cash. The first
to come In was $8.00 from A. Eiche, of
Fernie aiid then came tlie following
with one dollar or more each:
FERNIE, B.C,-John Dolstra, Eli
ROSEDALE, Alta.—Frank Strecker,
R. PubanB, A. Kormendy.
EDMONTON, Alta.-E.  Mayfraldt.
CARDIFF, Alta,—Mike Stevens,
Paul Kawluk, Mike JoewiQki, Ubric
Cassault, Wm, Churko, Frank Polkat,
Frank Kauplk, Mike Woitomanick,
Tony Karplk, Steve Itlchel, Harry Zer
zuk. Cornoiul Bartonoskl, A. JSwatluk,
Miko Senuk, .loe Senuk, P. Koshman,
Carl Mertzon, Pill llahne, John Mar-
ilal. Hurry Wnluk, Stove Chabun, Ales
Chabau. John Sallnycli, Sam Shliushan,
Mi'ko TlBinulk. Panko Oharlan. Sam
Kaaulk, ll. J. Hourgito, Julius Black.
FKRNIH. -H.CV-.Mrs. Parnor, Chas.
Ctirtor, J. \V, Arnold, J. It. Stevons,
CARBONDALE, Altn.—D. Sudworth,
J. Chambers, M. tl. McAdams, J. Hor-
r;>b!n, 1). RoKers, T. Iieattle, W,
WrlKht .1. Atkinson, (I. Stpphenyon, M.
In iitlciltlon to Ihe above we have re.
eeived from Secretary MldjjU'v ae-
knowledKtnents eoveriiu? thc follow.
Kimberley Miners" I"t»!<m, No. ?ee
, Sullivan Mine, 91<»2.ri0.
I '• un.fi i--lime   I.m .il     i iUi))l,     4M.!.0<t l |
from the rollowlng:
T. Smith. Kd. E-tisibnm, .?. M, Prl-\
in r, 1. C. Sclitniiv.. T. Ist-ird. T. Sudilo,
M, }>iek, C. ClitHsuiiiii, AleV. /,hon, A.
rrlfcti. ,l»e   .laekitidski,   Otto It. !d.t,
I'fi.t   Ke.'... iil.O,   \\",   ;U..i;',/.,   X,,   l'|e-ill«,
•Mr. Editor: I note in the last issue
of The Ledger, the representations
made by-Rees, Livett, and Wheatley, in
favor of Industrial Unity, but against
the O.B.U. AH three of them would
like to pose as the Saviours of the
Working Class, ^hey talk and write
about the emancipation of that class
but are not.ready for it themselves,
which, shows clearly that they have
lost track of the labor movement.
They advocate a wait aud hope policy,
to which the rank and file is not listen,
'Wait, Ye Slaves, perhaps another
hundred years, because Rees and Co.,
are not ready yet to be emancipated:
wait until they are ready to emancipate you. If you want ham and eggs,
wait until they are sent to you from
the international office. That's about
the attitude these three gentlemen
would have the workers to adopt. But
behold, the worker has grown above
his leaders, he is desirous and deter,
mined to guide his own destiny and
knows perfectly how to go about it to
obtain his end.
Are not many of the resolutions,
which were introduced to the Calgary
conference demanding the full pro.
duct of their toil for the toilers and
the formation of industrial Unionism
instead of the old obsolete form of
trades organization ample proof that
the workers know what they want and
how to go after it? Did not the rank
and file speak through that confer,
If you still disbelieve, wait until
the ballots are counted and you will
be convinced.
Now, Mr. .Editor, I am bearing in
mind what you say in your invitation
about personalities aud certainly do
uot wish to Insult anyone, but I must
again state, that Rees and Co., have
lost track of the labor movement and
that the rank and ttle will not and can
not listen to them,
I direct your attention to Kees*
quotations of the 1907.1913 period;
the time when he was an actual work,
er himself or when he had at least
some vague remembrance of pick and
shovel. He quotes fairly correct but
when he comes to 1918 he commences
to swim. He does not quote from a
proletarian point of view any more,
ne does not seem to be aware of the
fact that the world revolution is progressing, that the whole world groans
with the birthpains of new ideals-
ideals which m,ust have almost swept
capitalism off its feet in Europe. He
does not quote the gigantic move of
the left wing in the States, leave alone
Australia or the shop stewards in
Great Britain. He quotes and lauds
the Sankey report but does not men.
tion that the miners of Wales have
rejected the report. Can you see the
•Menshevik Scheidemann leaning
Alas, another good man lost to the
rank and file.   But why mourn over
jwho was the most accomplished In
dustrial Unionist there and who pledged himself to do his damdest to bring
about an Industrial organization which
was supposed to mave short work of
capitalism:? Who was empowered to
call a general strike for the release of
Tom Shannoh? And who bagged the
presidency of the AF. of L? Of course
at the Hat, the worker only resoluted
which would put nobody in trouble or
danger.   Nuff said.
One of the Rank and File.
, Kimberley,'B.'C.," April 15, 1919.
To The District Ledger:
I would like to say a,word in refer,
ence to Comrade Livett's reasons for
opposing the ONE BIG UNION, and
to show, or try to   show, that    that
greatest industrial organization, known
as the A. F. of L, was, is, and always
will be, a barrier towards bringing the
working plugs together.   I will start
fronn the time that I first became    a
member of it   After the A. F. of L.
was first organized, it was advertised
very broadly,   as a one   big   union,
where all workers no matter in what
occupation they were employed, should
stand shoulder to shoulder, in   all ad.
versities.   It was one of the prettiest
pictures that I have even seen printed,
that is at that time.  Well, we all jump,
ed over one another's   heads to get
affiliated with it.    And after we were
in it what did they do for us.   We'll
see.    The first thing we knew was the
big strike in San Francisco.   I was in
that strike so I know what I am talking about.   They turned us down   in
that and the membership had to take
it into their own hands, but when they
saw that we were in it to win, and to
go it alone they kept quiet.   That was
in 1901.   Now we'll pass over a long
period and come to   the   teamsters
strike in the City of Seattle.  Did they
sanction that?    Not, on your life. But
they opposed it, and I am very pleased
to say that they won out.   We'll   now
come to something that the A. F. of L.
should not be very proud of, and it will
certainly show that It is their hobby
to keep the wage.slaves apart.   Four
years ago the longshoremen of    the
City of Vancouver went out on strike.
They   asked   the longshoremen      of
Seattle to assist thom by not handling
the vessels going   between the    two
ports, so the men responded by calling
a strike sympathetically.   They were
affiliated with the A.F. of L.     And
how did that work?   It worked    disgraceful.   The hoisting engineers, the
firemen and the sailors all belong   to
the A. F. of L. yet they worked   with
scabs, while their comrades were   on
strike, trying to hold up the principles
of organized labor.   Things like this
are too numerous to mention.     That
has occurred during the life of     the
AF. of L. which is supposed to be an
O. iB. U. and as long as there is any
craft unions It twill always bo so.
Do not think that J am trying to pick
out all of the bad points about it, for
High-Grade Amer
ican Dentistry
Bridge Work
20 per cent off
^p* HE value of a properly constructed well fitted bridge is tkat
it restores to you the full and proper functions of your teeth as tbey
\ were   before   decay   undermined
and destroyed them.   The evil and
danger   of  an   improperly   con-
structed and ill-fitting bridge is
that it gives no comfort and is a
real menace to health.  Iu fact you
are far better off without such
bridge work in your mouth.   But
we give an absolute guarantee with
our bridge   work; it   must   be right
rom the start ks it would not pay us to do work over again.
Lethbridge Office: The Ott Block
Calgary Office: 115a 8th Avenue East
Edmonton Office: 3 Cristall Block
$2.60 per month provides you against any accident ami
every sickness, and pays $40.00 a month from the day you are
laid up.
Particulars from
Bank of Hamilton Bldg. Pernie, B. 0.
Claims promptly adjusted from this office
N.   K.!l!i;»h|!:,   -\,   K»
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Th<- District Lftlifr b* ii" wi tb.tt ib"
fvtiirn. ii Killing IhruiiK-h t»n«!r or«;;n.
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.SjiniKiiiu-i, ,Iuk. )J.r;nlj, .IhIhi Kiiwulftki,
Ti'tn J!.»ri'h>M, M. H; laurltv, I'. |,:»,ii.
ttkn. M"\, 7.iir«kS, A. Mlrt»Kv»/uk, (J U,
UMi"«. M li.ivtv A Cartir. .tolt-i
}I..:i{n<\      Mar-c.*i!>      Jfjtrkin irli,      A)e\,
; ii.nl.i.t th-! t./llir.*,!)u ti.-iiii-s! ii ;,-.»,-.'. i, W ChUji.-l,, i', Sun,nr, Tutu
nuriiiiiK  un.l«'r nu .ieivi'!in «t) Vt«,1,(.jiu,.viib. *'.    Kr;M»:.'ami,    T.    M;'
iu.. l;*.,!ir* v,i\l U,* the wurk-:I,nii)?hUii, .)* !i«.litil«Ki, J, Hnvrnuk, .Inn
ll.iriin»i)»T..i, l>r»tv**i'rv v*\«irkiji'f., I «.,-,.„„, c; -'pjnW*^. I. iVnHu/tiv, .-'.
n.i   u,ii!t*r%    i.i.it.- .hi<{  lint', l! Kiirttuck, .1   fi'iM, i- , .1   HitS'-tt.-r
such, Ave kuow the remedy; wTknow
that a worker placed in a position like
Rees' and left there too long, subjected
to t?pft.soap, shoulder.padding, press.
applause, et cetra, must fall, sooner or
In the future and under tx proper
form of organisation, we will take
them back every six months, before
they are Infected with that capitalistic poison and give them a thorough
cleansing, which God knows, they
Mr. Rees mentions the knocking
from within, but what, chance has he
had of late to do any of that? To tho
rank and file bo resembles one of the
trumpeters of Jericho, who are mareh-
in<? nround tho citadel of capitalism,
trying to blow it over. Watch it fall!
But It Is not hot air from without
which knocks it over—it is dveds:
good Hound linnimerlilows which eomw
from the shops and mint's, et cotra.
The resolution is welded in thu chop,
mill and mine.
Ho quotes old time parliamentarians
from tho ll.C'. <Ja»liousa, but iIoor not
I'tieiuion   thut   for   then*'   politicians
then* is no unr** room In th*- S,P. of
('., h" tUwn iit»t Ki'cm to know that th>
8.P. of ('. i.r rather thu fact timl t:,.-
wholo    rovoHitlcmiry   working   cki.;*
iluivc   chiiu^t'd   Vactleii.     Antt   linally,
I h'« v,iti"iM ii-. t'<>r (') lo^-'i' vlnt nc h:iv..
i;i!m»dy j;ot.     C;iti we 1om>. au.vihin,',,
! iiiii     oui'    eltitln,.;     viithii    ciiplliillhiu
j with the old of *ntr prfw-nt (r«»!'t <ii.
|', i .rn luivi. rlviti'd «.> itglit {irtniml mir
lin-fl--.'.'    It-,-*  ^^,IH!•J IIS Iii «»!it   wllll till'
ni'-nuiiitiiifil,    that    t'libvwb    whl-'Ii
hold* u« entn!i«!<'.| uimI  v-»*t *  :*-,  t*.
climb i>.i: m i' nii-»h l>;-' mi-sit, ..iter
It Is ho en«y to htrlp It ntY with in.»*
Htroke of our luiml nml ihiv,- ,\jr. I*<»is.
nt'.   I   em:!.,   til  I.IVeH.   V.'n   wlllfK'4   I.*'.
- '.mi *,. ih- r.ink nnd tlif dnl n.»t m-M,'
in lilm ntnf urn' "MiTi' Mr l,!< •' *-. n
aro I'ommUsloiicil to form .ui lodiiKiri.'il
t t.'.'.m !'v: ,y;" lm: that inim-itl t!u',,
:-'    ' •   V* * ,"      (ill ;   S:«ifl|.    ;i   J.i }i'f   «.*
wrtr'N tlif hmu-fliiit^ of -nth a Ut'-iiR
I hem selves.   It can oni) l>» t»..»t n tiU h
m;.ki'.< liitn -i.hSin, i«r -,*■,.* he "I <»>ii
in mil accord with all i.u» |.;,.nii nn.t
f"\f i t-'* i.iht-.t :f. ret fni".'] .i; tin' «"i;i.
lianrnox;—i-taKe^inem uh xh-rj—cotoot-
but thev do not seem to come vpry
bright, do they?
Xow we'll speak of something at
home—something that we all know or
"hould—that ls the last two striken in
District 18. U.IM. W, of A. They turn,
ed us down on hoth occasions. They
told us that we were breaking the con.
stltution and td go back to work. This
ts the international which Comrade
Livett Is member of. Two years ago
that was the last strike, 'ho Interna.
tional, as well ns the District oncers,
used tho district as a che-jker-board,
going around advising the separate
locals to go to work as the other locals
had; trying with oil th-slr might to
kppn us confused and to break up the
strike, but the rank and flic wised
thcmsplvos to the trick. Then what
did wo do? We Ignored bot.'i the
International and the district. We
nominated our own strike cnnintlltce
and done our own business, We car.
riod thnt strike out to a successful An-
t* li rnd won r.mro tbtin had ever hmtx
won In the history of district 18, Aid
rotwitWaniMnir the fact that the In.
ternational tried to floor us by telling
lies about us, At Ihe time I could not
. ruiHt v'"it I saw with my own even ln
print. It was a request through tb"
>*■• *<»'*: io mU loenls requesting thom not
to give us nny financial i-upport. e1iii..i„
'"•' t'int we wore nuking for rime, a
tblsnz ^at was never dnne H'h" <
pi i'.> Minted ? ■ r» the members of dis.
j fr'c*. IS can verify anil it leave* no
room fer doubt, for we' hnd ;s ,-•<*.**)• of
ono of tho papers tn our own local.
1 nm onlv utritl'u* thii m t-hmv (bit
when labor 1* solidified, there Ih ncth*
it-* in vtitri 'bein from at|.|in!!»»r the'r
end;<, bnt wc bnve lenrnod to our M*r.
r<*w 'h'l* *"" ennttot d« «io by ndherln?
to tbe principles laid down bv the A.
1 P. of I..
; Wo h.'tvo rrot tn pt-t Info f>\K I'NTOX
i >)i,t t'o mwii.- wiMi tbt* iMfferen* frndni
MTioi. linn, nnd onlv thci, will the
i ot'i'lin i>r*< of ;ht«i    vist  -.fnniint       of
| ...•„!,»,    ..*l|!,.tt    \ht.f   .|P..,   „»^.j,„.i„„   t,n
j 5'i jutv son of « tiositlo'i to ii#>ninnd
.in- ri'.'iMiiHtble share of wbat they pro-
do 'c.
( , :u»-.olo I.!'. <*:i i..i„ ;h,i no o>»o h.
'hit'' h»» bf'i.ri rreiiei' lo t"..s-r<. out Hie
•.tiUMb.'i vt tb.- '}  It  f.  I .,!'.ti!)M likoto
A country'coal mine in good location; seam 3 ft. lt ittckes;
■good .Ay roof and dry mine; newly developed; also storage
bin to hold sixty tons, and blacksmith shop with all »eeessary
-nniiiniiimil- Erv«_iin»t;*aiili..*«a.._^J*.*ml.»_i.^	
——,_.,,..- ^..„  —  	
Box 185
__K-mt_JHilWf-Iiaill.-tl.ua a^-*»rA mm.-L^m.	
Teacher of !
Piano and Organ j    ,
Theory, Harmony, Counterpoint. I n,^Zi!,0/ l}atchinlK fro>n «*UngB of
Transposition, Compositi     | Es ^iSm'S'Hi% %%£■
Orchestration i .Satisfaction suaranteed.     *./"*"*•
   i c' G'LtETT      Box 601. Fernie, B. C.
IXTsn. Robson
j PciUgroed, bred to lay. First and
Becoud hen; flrat atul aecoad uullet;
tlrBt, second and third cockerel; see
jond cock; lirst and ><i»oelal utility non
| at Fernie Poultry Show. Hek*. 12 00
' Per «lttlnB. nuelc B«g.s for ^UHmi.
I ltftoen pound Horalsli (ilant Rtick for
i Ktud.
1 F. STREET, Hand Avenue,
West Fernie, B. C.
by the day
Barrister, Etc,
Tem'ilM' ittraln.     At ].\ruie, »how
won beat male, second pultet, Urst p«n
and beat display ©ss*.   Tw* dollars
and IIvi* dollar-* por nfteeu.
We»t Fernie, B. C.
. iuttn,t> i;>Mi, umi t^Rhonm and
Harwrt llin'kx $l,.r,(j f„r tutting.
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I born «w.-kcret* for »aJe, -Joe T»n«»rl
1 Hand Ave.. Went K*rnl«.
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| Rtiti uf C.V.H, fnr taljiary IM«trl«t han
ii'iiino out ftmuKly u»;:ilii-«l O.lU'.
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Psmta, B.C.
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t,.*«|   -jtrtrr*   |*hh!   for  mi'l   k.H'ls ;i
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i si*  tins*irn*i»ma ilintx-d b."  ln«. r.i«.K
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r>,..i.k«>     i.v..,^iu    iutt»» tau^k-,    ^ni-t'Li;' ,
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float.   Vou will bavr to iom!:f ir.wir.i „j *'* et"  •»»«» ":   ^<T *W«*« that  «  »*
h  nmnntnnt   ilvww wotnen.    t",«i »•»""*'
* vl! forn* nn- tifsalnst O.ll.l'. and yel
1 n«.v, "We should wijrry." Why noi?
What w«» need In "ONR IIHJ IINIO.V I*
n»nl Mi»rkln« mnn, nnd an far I round
rmt that wi» koi th«>m tt p*r wnt
HiroiiK. So **h* nlumld we wt*rtyt
l#t the other fellow tin thai.
Fnr wane alnvi's m «<vi:r, yuiirit,
pnn of tk»cnt lieer and -fJoml Wh1»k**y i FARMILO FACTION THROWi
tUtttd '*>* kttttth.l   it:*!-', ihi I MO v   j    QhT £OMONTON FROORIMlVIt
(»tt     Mr   itot Un-.**-. V VV, ■"tSAlk'1,      w*»i*,«»«»t»»
;...d,r ii tatKit, iur n.*>t}im miMirabmi    MUMONTOX, Aj*rll 32 -A «jinjij»«ii»
j off your hi«h bar#i«   T be o.H V.. »lll
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I rntottetio'i.tai aiB-oag ret* *mi*.mUl$.
I may hai«» »inn««l i.i thn k»tt«ir. >lr.
Alitor. »»«i it waittr» n v., I am * ua.
j itttr, tht* pou*'.?r* that b? luvo nit* lur !i
ami are ni-ndm* th#lr nn.ii^r* ii-hmi
■■ I.. . »*)if|i * -mimlH m* tn tmt et ttm
'* nm in tt** mv earn* ** «r*i»nl", hit ■ -it
,*..:.) nii*i it iv iho 'Trinlti" «i ih»*>
pnntr* il,
tlnw <jis*. r»-»«t l« si wWh i-»m trti .nt*
l)M you mntcit IN Wn b«i4llfi»fl in
tb* tVilfary'  llt-raH?    Was km tbai
■ *»«tci to ■»«*«•« anv man n tanii* *
I wn gaiftit to> ctuviiiiU cm« iu j.,.
Mr* KttUur. in tntteiitat •»!>"*» tt- * ' * -
■«     "if.sHj."   t"«ii**i*ieji.
*,, LkuU **.» «t iK*'\hkiU"  -.-*** ku*. I**•**»    .   ....
ai»i*acit Ik itamn<*<l. Wie wsr w>if»*
Re«I t!tan th<« VLetle.nl a*. «(.};'■   ■  "    •
iJilH-ir onh («ih-aii<Mi. Tb* man who ia
| not « orklnt ter it mu»t certainly hav*
tVo rh-fiinmtlr.nr be iuffcrinir fraw a
li;ci»Sation. U AKsinftt O.lU'.  OJ <*,iir**i
It's* n Iokr tlin«* nitwit Ah'i doiif an)
■nul imxltttitiit, work. H« U inuklu« u
illiinK nt n fnti of pnufurlnA law* tor
iKo-nd Itritkalwra.
i ("I       "lit,       *       »■•-,.,,, i|        ,..,*-       ' *     .
union of »ton» rntt*>*M wi»nt «n r^*«vr.l-(w.'«.«t»ir Vn''tied**
,*»   u*yvvHHntl ^ m    uMk   it**,   it.SkUS. I mutt*:—
'by   Alot   Ouaanr   b«a«^   kJTu.'.R^^B,?*»»" J««»«
LIlA.iL.*.    a. i.ULA.*LBtL     kmnmam     tta.     kkkk.1     iiti&hmwmm*M**J        --^. .      ...     - _ — .    * -itt-,:.*,
elimns wan n«£li«i In th# Trades ami
Ijxlw Couutit lam niaht in r**nnrd tn
thn Ow* |lt« I'nlna iiw»".n»tiit, -nbitlt
i;irlKlu.itt»il nl, thn t'ttlaiufy la^-n ^kmIb-
rtal ronnntlon, «h*n I*i*o*Mt>tit ile
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W* bav* wnw alrmtc hmmattw In
K!wit*r^y for tb* OYU mn VStOS
n-M art* Vnow that ibrte ar# filraty nf
ntb«r« *1t»wb#i»
Klmhnrl#.f, Ai*rfl tt. 1W.
«*«r Mr. Mtm:~~
*-U'.*'[* I ii*.' ,*i,'!';.,i,.*..o.. .1 ,... .u.. ddi.
!)!.!!.; Kittt Ul Unit  WKTSl 1'l.DM'JI ill IH*
ttUt tt and •» hnd nut who nr* th*
w.tm tfjjfiM -ftxR tm vstosr
if?rf wr wpnrt w bet at to tlw »lt»&.
tion. *b* pea* wt* lb* erder in rath*
1; ■■» *..„.*»,,   .,, m,f^, r,i,,^-
I   Itt   Ktomoltm Jmrrnal—fh* ePrial
memo td «" »•..», for m********* tm*.****
ta »»»ff#»*f ntmiwat. -O^rB IWO tmitr-t."
(IV   tf-SwMWrtmi ButUithk—tb* etHtlal
, tkat ia blMnelf. 9# me ahtmid atony
" tot feeing optMNiH by tht* loca!.
I (H) Mr. Pet* Vaiarmn. ex per taptia
| tax leader i* oppo»«d to OI) r. Thia
| ia tho mm* aenilaman thai and^rtook
fin ran for »k».p*»**»M*ot of INtirkt >\.
■*' not earn b»lwr a Momtor «* ««•* mkm,
• hunk* in t»rc»t«<r Hod McMona4 who
•spate* tkto tbap to ttot*.
>*'i    I  h.mui  ,,-u.i  dui... MsU'Ult •*.
t'l'uhn art- orgauitt.<4 nptlott (IM.V. aud
nn ao* in taxmr nt rmfi vnlona
,    rl*-   rtnil iit-joipamt-t, not Umr man,
Itpetn are bitterly owmmnI to O.R.I".
■ aiwl nr* tmtrmtty fffffittnt ■tnfn*? If.
MH*    *T**f*afitfi V-m-trrmrimt f/1ht<ik%,
m Wob*rtiion. la nmteM f)BP
♦ »?*
mit 1'niott; wbitk ntlltode xnd actio*
nt* In orwy •#»«# contrary lo tp,, ^^^
atltvtton of th* Amorfcan VWhmtkwi
of Labor, aa wt forth In Artttfe t,
wbleb twain a* foWnw*:-*-
"Xo **ntf»l labor nnloa or any
other orntral hody of fet***!** «na||
'JiflUtt   ta,   '&V   tetu.lU   .M,   lLv*kf   CrtWW**jl
latfefaim rrom nny  local otmntmi
*1\t*m  <tha'  nwm*  fm   «''?',.v,»-i*v,*,,,,,   V|     ,y,
tAber Imdf, umSwuiI t,,t iuttrmikmi
hoirtllt to any affilHtM otirmtaatloii."
"Tbe teOnmi-m 1**1 mits,* art to.
tbtded an twites thus* to which tbla
onli* aMiftaw, nnd tbeir afRttttHm »«
hetmbf emnm^A**.:
       .. . 'Le*«l tUM*. Vmtied nm***,***** ef
rorp*mt*f' r*o*nt t-fltwr nmp *(p
1% BM bmtt mo, lime* PHoo tfmth
®kwt . f*J*..-',. .-'.■.* J..
—■■*■■-■ ■"*«'»f*ijy* tnjiaiw*"1—
Cottins Defence-"Why I Tried To
Kill Glemenceau"
"We publish below a statement by Emile Cottin after bis
arrest following his attempt upon the life of the French
I wanted to kill the man instigating a new war. I am an anar-
cfcirt, a friend of the people, Germans not excluded, a friend of mankind and brotherhood. These words deeply penetrate into the heart
of every man. Clemeneeau is a tyrant, and a tyrant of the highest
degree. Clemeneeau is making; the fighters for the popular cause
rot in a free prisons of Prance. Clemeneeau is the greatest enemy
of tke great free-thinking people. No wonder he is called "Tiger."
But ke is not a tiger—he is a man. Prior to the March revolution in
Russia there were sent to the French front many Russian soldiers—
tke figure varying between 100,000 and 300,000 men. Reliable information it is impossible to obtain. They replaced English and French
troops in the most dangerous sections of the battle line; well supplied with arms and provisions they took the place of a large number of the Allied troops, which were sent to police different sections
of France.
Unexpectedly the revolution in Russia broke out, Russian soldiers fimmediately began to be insistent in their demands, and
created a Soviet of the soldiers' deputies, which was arrested in its entire personnel. Nobody knows of its fate up to the present. This
did not stop the Russian soldiers; they protested as a single man, and
refused to advance. Their superiors were infuriated and began to
threaten, but nothing could shake the Russians. At the "council of the
generals and colonels of the old regime, the tyrant-rulers, it was
decide to take the Russians off the firing line and intern theni behind
the bars of the camp for the interned. They were recognized as
enemies. But that was not the end of the sufferings of the Russians.
Terrible conditions, executions of the leaders, arrests of the conscientious soldiers—nothing could shake the firm attitude of the
Russian soldiers, who had scented the fire of the revolutionary flame
in their native land. They categorically refused to obey. Detachment after detachment was sent to the rear guard camps, where they
awaited their fate.       .    o
When the Kerensky government Jiad fallen, the sympathy of
the Russian soldier's was on the side" of the Soviets of Workers aud
Soldiers' Deputies. But in spite of that some of the detachments of
the Russian army still fought on the front lines. Russia signed tlie
Krest-hitovsk treaty, and those troops that were under the influence
of the revolutionary patriotism understood and decided to leave the
struggle. The last detachments refused to go into action, basing tlieir
claian on the fact that they were neutral citizens; they understood
ihe realitv of the war.   Their main demimd^vasJ(M^tflaLJtJL_lIxfik.
native land. This request—ami then demand—the French premier,
Clemeneeau, ordered suppressed. The order of the French government was obeyed immediately, aud many Russians, true sons of the
t'oW valleys of Russia, fell before the bullets of the treacherous
weapons of those cunning politicians. Many were wounded. Cle-
menceau's order "not to spare bullets" was executed according to
-all the rules of military tactics. With waving flags the battallions
of the free republic returned from the places of their crime aceom-
paiiied liy llie sounds of the "Marseillaise." A few days afterward a
I'Oloael was sent to the camp where the irreconcilable Russians were
kept, who delivered a fiery .speech. Ho spoke of revolution, of everything, and finished by an appeal to enlist into lhe unity to light against
ihe Bolsheviki. Twenty thousand men believed these fables tolling
them thai Russia was in danger ami decided to save Russia, They
were formed iiilo detachments and were sent to the nearest miliit-ary
.amp in order lo be attached to the O.eeho-Slovak army, T!k test,
lens nf thousands of men, as one man, decidedly and deteriuiiicdlv
answered: "The Kiwsian peoplo have concluded pence; they emdit
have made a'mistake, as you said; yet you treated us cniolly even
after the downfall of the Czar's ic^iine, mid therefore we deinnnd
to li*.• scut to oue tttttivo land; there on lhe .spot we will deliberate
im ut xx\m\ tsr.i.si be suppressed for lhe iiitssian people,""
The l-Veiicli authorities became enrajjed, and !ia\itig caught the
!e:iiu-i *. «<f tiie titiii'.ary Soviets sen; jliettt without trie! to hard labor.
In nu island orison, located not far front IWdctttx, The rt-t were
exiled lo filtice.s where no crow (lies.   After that a dishonest reaction
Japan Is Not  Without
Labor Trouble
W. Pennington, Alfred Baker,
<-'■ & K. R, S.
Arbour Day
Public notico is hereby given that
Arbour Day for the year 1919 will be
kept en Wednesday, the iiCth day of
April, when all business places will
remain closed and all cittaeiia ar* re-
quertbd to clean up their lots.
Since the recent rice riots the workers of Japan have been steadily asserting their power. In spite of rigid police rule and the use
of troops In strikes, mass demonstrations are occurring more and
more frequently. Demands for higher wages are being made not
through the agency of labor organizations but by direct action in the
form of mass strikes and labor riots which have proved very effective in the majority of cases. -■ '
Owing to the fact that the Japanese workers are forbidden to
organize in labor unions they are forced to resort to strikes, sabotage
and. rioting to improve conditions, and in these struggles they are
learning over night what their Western comrades have learned only
through many decades of agitation. Since the outbreak of the Russian Revolution the spirit of revolt against the oppressive government in general and the greedy exploiters of labor in particular has
been gathering strength until it burst forth in the recent race riots
and the continuous strikes and labor riots. There are still nearly
six thousand workers in prison throughput the country who wero
arrested in the rice riots. Many have been tried and condemned to
long periods of imprisonment and many are still in prison awaiting
All over the country the bureaucratic regime aud its supporters
are crying loudly for the punishment of the rioters to the very limit
of the law. -By this means the bourgeoisie hopes to intimidate the
•workers from striking and rioting, but the effect is only to increase
the spirit of revolt among the people's masses. The workers of Japan
have already glimpsed the power of mass action hi the rice riots and
the recent strikes, and the struggle will continue. The readjustment
ofuJapanese industry from a war to a peace basis will cause greater
suffering and unemployment than was the case during the readjustment periods following the wars of 1895 and 1905, for Japan's present industrial conditions are more advanced, more centralized and
have many more people dependent upon their continued operation,
It is estimated that over a quarter of a million will be thrown out of
work in Tokio, Osaka and a few other large cities during the present
crisis. Already there are many unemployed in the industrial centers
of the country and as the workers are unorganized the employers will cut down wages and dismiss the workers at their will.
But this will itself bring further resistance from the workers and
will develop the necessity of mass action in a wider sense than it
has already been applied in the demand for higher wages. Thus the
•whole situation is helping the workers to awaken to the real situation—and they are awakening.
The bureaucrats, terror-stricken at the recent rice riots, while advocating the severest punishment for the ring-leaders of the riots have
been attempting to organize labor unions dominated by the employers. These paternal labor ^unions are mostly taken up by retired
and naval officers as a lucrative means of livelihood. Among these
so-called labor organizations the most widely.known, and to a
certain extent well established, is thc "Friendly Society of Labor"
^=TtPAt-K.ai wliktlTis supported by the bourgeoisie. The president
of the Friendly Society of Labor is Mr. Bunji Suzuki, a graduate of
the Tokio Imperial University, who has been twice present at sn-
nual conventions ofthe American. Federation of Labor as thc honor- SiTaM^
Will meet regularly
every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock.
Visiting members
cordially welcome.
Who isrYour
Scptt Hearing's
Weekly Letter On
U. S. Conditions
New York , April 10.—The ruling
class in the United States is redoubling its efforts to protect its
privileges and to safeguard what it
calls "Americanism." The American
Defense Society has just launched a
campaign to kill "Bolshevism." Tho
National Security League is busy with &
the same task. Tho Carnegie Foun.
dation Is making a nation.wide inves.
tigation to determine the best method
of cultivating "Americanism.'' .Many
of the papers published In foreign languages are very radical and, there,
fore, undesirable. Repeated efforts
have been made to drive these papers
out of existence. A committee has just
brought in a report suggesting tbat
all advertising for foreign language
papers be handled through a central
agency. The result would be a com-
-ple&^Btrei-ottto-emrafifi ana news
columns. The schoorBOard of Sche.
nectady, N. Y„ has dismissed B. H.
Mattingly from his position as teacher
able fraternal delegate of Japanese labor.
lie crossed the Pacific in a first elass cabin, travelled in a
Pullman and stayed at first class hotels in America. Ho was enabled
to do this because he came to America in reality as the private secretary of Baron Shibusawa whose patronage of the Friendly Society of
Labor has been the chief reason for its peaceful existence under the
Imperialist-capitalist governments of Okuma and Tcrauchi and the
present plutocratic government of Hara. He has been truly styled
the "Gompers of Japan," The only difference between the two is
that Suzuki's Friendly Society is not by any stretch of the iiuagina-
ings. In Toledo, 0„ the Socialists had
Planned a farewell meeting for Eugene
V. Debs, who goes to the Penitentiary
in a few days to serve a ten year sen.
tence. Tho hall In which the meeting
was to bo held was closed by tho
police. A riot ensued among the
five thousand people who hail as-
hiinbled for the puriiose of attending
the meeting. About 75 persons were ar.
rested. The mayor, in a public state,
mont, said tliat "Hereafter no meeting
will bo permitted anywhere In the city
whore It is suspected tliat a man ot
radical tendencies will upeak."
Tho American Federation of Labor
JITHE District Ledger is
*   prepared to    receive
orders for printing.
It matters not whether
you want a small card, a
large poster, a book or
a booklet, letterheads,
envelopes, statements,
billheads, menu cards,
programmes, tickets, labels, folders, circulars or
anything that can be
printed we are prepared
to do your work.
o o
We are making a specialty right now of business stationery, high
class stock and high
class printing.
The District Ledger
Phone 9      :-:      Fernie, B.C
Dr.  BonnelTs Strong   Plea
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tion an organization of labor.   Its so-called members consist'of sub- .. ,	
scribe.-* to a monthly magazine lately edited and eontribnled »„ I S^S" ^SS^^SE £1
hy bourgeois writers who invariablv and pedanticalv preach tlmt'iron <"><! steel workers Jn the Pitiw-!
niiMvnrn thoory-«the identical interest of capital anil labor." jSt^'ia f^i^KUSml!
It is reported, in the Japanese press that lbuiji Suzuki is huh in considerable organization of iron and"
.•..min* to America on his wtty to Paris to attend lhe international |^;£^
Labor Peace Conference,   He will not attend the International Laltoe <ontrol mui they nre still .o powerful
and Socialist Conference for he is the deadly enemy <>r Socialism. HHEiiy'^riellrarJf'unSf^l^iM,^
has publicly declared that he will stake his life to crush Sn.-iulHti in 'i'-'-k t'or'theiv iiicer'tiK*..
j Japan.   IM* real nHitude to lite hibor question, wlii.-h is burn,: out by I ,,<S;. ''''"t^Hn'Hr^tf'1>ivW<* '
| In* ai'tual wi.rk in Japan, i.s to compromise between »apital ami bt-ior. which took a prominent part in bnmk-
life oppose strikes tin,) never was eilher a strike leader or mlviser.'; wei«mV... '{ha!""!'"^ llu.'^''7%,^
j When a stril-v dm"* occur he attempts to step in and brinjf about    a , York ♦ i:;<i,um'.   Tie- in >,i day ih. in ml
i compromise, a compromise which is invariably in f,,v.ir nf r«;ot:i!ism. ii^p^, ^m!<!!1"n ir«m'thi'sdhi.
I We, thc Socialist*, of Japan, life opposed to the met hod ■<    and*'-!'*" were cu:  ,,j vnrV    Mm- miM;, .•
was instituted: the Ku.vdau .soldier* wer.
lo the estrone
; tactics «»f the I'Yicndlv Society of Labor,    It is diivcflv detrimental
f whf» was -ivo-Mtin.
ht- joined  lit;   (inny  reeeht-tl  hi-   »*M
,   . ,, .     , ,**..,, ,     .    , to the i-attsc i.f labor,, it poisons and hills the inanlv spirit of ihe r.ti , J<»>» »l»>» bin n turn tu Now Yniv. ::,-
I I"!!. haU.iy l"iii:i Jilcd  il.riu suuiriiully, alol C0|oy.-ii tl  clntU.t;h, tllej,  , . •     , ..     ,    , . . .     ,:;t.*   In*  'nt.  \„r the  '.'.nc ht* iii.v   it..m
... .i i i   .»     •       „    i ,,     ...        ,,   ,     iaiNir ?.iuveiiietii hi .fa|)Hit piirticiilnHy atinoivMhi'voiitii'workci'-v'\vh..  .,„. ,., ....   ,,,.,.,.,,
Vremirr ordered HTi'conct bible i!i|v«i|»iH lo be sH't i.> Africa.    l'or4y '       ' ,. '   \*ix .    , '" ' '
read lis pajier.   Just n„xv the Japanese mti-Ihtfciitsia arc nttemjiittiir. «''»'h he r n > i,, *t ;i;:. r i.i - r« .imi.«.c
....„,..,     ,. ,    . .».       |.i,.i* ■•   (*.(     lllll      v. .,
tel I that IH> vs.i . !*. »„• hi.
ln a letter lo the different nutoiiiobile associations throughout
3outherii Alberta and British Columbia, lir. Uonncll, ,M, V, gets fortk
the follcMviiiK arKunioiitu in favor of thc southern route for the Nutional
" I undersiand that there in considerable agitation in Ctilgarv nnd
thc -surouinllns dhitrlct.HJid jierhujia IJoIden and liaiilY, that themain
Moniinion trunk hlKhwa.vbc run from Calgary to tioMia and then down
through the Lardeau to the coast, and I believe that representation*
are lieiitK iiiaile in Ottawa. There I.s not, of cour=-c, the sliRl!te«t iiuon.
tion, but, wliut Mie Dominion hirliwa.v hhould go through the I'rowi
.Ne."t I'asK, und I am poi;i« io give you u few reaxiins, some of whlcli
,»'ou uiiKbi not think of in luyliiK thc matter before the i|ej)artm«*nt,
I The road through the Pmhh would Mart ut .Medicine Mat, mid
como through the following, atuont' other places; IMuliefia. Hat, l*0.(«)0;
Thrf>e I'er-iei-., Vm: Tuber, see, Leihliridtje, i.'.,ono; .Macleoil, »,im;
Pincher Cretji-;, -J.nuo, Cowley, :;i.m; Frank, .:an'i; )iiairmon», L''0(.i;C!«j|o.
man. ;""a»t*; Crow's NesLjeii; >li?h.l, ^ttm: li.isin.-r. mu: KenMe, ,"-m>i.i;
!*:i.(i„ .".-Mj. Jaani> .inti, Uanltier, -jiu,; Cranbrool;. '„iitui, Moyie, MMI;
Ne*:;(jji, tji.'uu. 1 um h^i at*»i»i'«! of tin- i"Xiu-i nuitc it ivoiihl tahc west trom
>'■• !>-')(;. hut «;'.j«';;>--...r -.*.;.> iii.;. t.,u ihe nmii v.iciiil t;o through a hiutilwr
in  iiU|iori!OH.   "!:;«•'"
-'     The Ml ill  is ;i)r.*iiil)   l.iiil!   In  Kio(i*||„y  |.;;m! ;n;: ;ii-t   ■-* it l» .1 MllMll
■ '; '•H'K'un- v.,ml I t„ :n,i«i>- im ,ih nhiiie l»-*u^ih oti' of tin: tit'-t road*
iti Canaij.'i.
il.e i.i..! i« iijicii te Miiicim-iit ilirouKlitiiU this fin tr- Tiuther.i
ii>iric», si nd villi 'hi- ';iei| «i-t'!*-i.'!i-iit e-j.. .i.'i.d. oy {,r<.»'i!. i ,, ,.,*,, jj3 and
u>t*.*r tlilnrs Mit-* \-,; tt ot',C<* yr*.  it;.,   v. i.i *„i\^,*,-.., \,|,, .. n« Mot., cjiii
I.l* M.-r il.*'  I'I.'  ,-.il,fi|t--'*i   SlO(>,    lit   the   le'l'til*' <!'•   feUte  1  *r* -II'.'ll   I 'i| If.;.!)-;,   ail*
!.,ttl!i  ff-T ifffliWi;.,   iii)'  It* t.er il* f' *.iiril*i |i..|lUl;il.ij'!.
oe*!' I'.'iii-ifi-d miii'-. i'■:•■■ :   --f.f-'i   ,t   ... t •<:■•„.   i;j a
'  «iOi V* '   "'• : I'     i-.,i->t    :.     tiy   i     I  llsnJ'T.
jh«'iis,n;d uicii were sen: ihen-.    While tln-v w-i'iv bi-iti" yciit into slav.   ,     . ,  , . ,
,**    ..........   ....   ......>i   ,ni*i sm-uii   iiiiciiiittictia  nt   .In pan  timl.   |m.]I\ ;,,,,, ,,.... .... ,, .   ,,, ....  ,. .,
,• M- ,-lllllc OltC.N|M«cte(tl.V ;t   HUsSlilll eolilllei, liceoralcll  ifotll  licti!     . '       . , ' '. ii* '.      ;<-h ,"',' I i   .      *l
* . ,   . . ... ,'"' UWilhi'tllli:   Wolkcr-s   :■■-,- ni<\; siiliiclit   jn ntlllti'd   laOor   jtuiveoii'it,*.; After.     the   nittuiti'.ii !.;i.   I'.l   i-i    I  ■
5-. f.»ot* with tm- Czar x incdaM. and rncititf the rows ol »d|.mci'<. re ■ .      . toraiatiou m 'the ,S(.!it;.*r*'. H^' ■■ i ■ ;e„i
„    . .,,,*,,. , .tii.it   wOi tiiiiiiiitoti the since and the eentiomie Imvcolt  and iie-.i;;!'  * \i*.rm,.*  i»,.„,,,,,.;. „ \ , ,,,.i.,i; ...    t>r*„
>iiotolcd lo lhe older of Cletiieitccau with the fotlou tny; wortls: ,   ,. i T    • "        ',    , »,  .
' «.     . , . ,        ,    , 7. < the obeilieiit servant oi the emplovi -rt. ehc«i »uu«  M,ruio' i > .< »•     .in.ii   ;
'■"Mv bovs. i! would Irutv be a itre.it mistake n w«- om-n'iiled : ,    . ,        or the ,■■-,-■--,<-.  ■■■■<. .,
.   ,' , -    * ' ' "' •'," ''r''at ym\9*, of tlu- J.ip;:::i.sc v..*f!,.-i'.> .iic I'.ipidiji awaMeti. ;„,,,... ,,--,,    ",„ ,, . ..;,„. .    ., .,,,.,,. ,(
"is sro to wi.r it».iiiist oiir   iiiii'in cod hioliicix orolto-rs a*tm sisteir.; . . , . ,  ; •'»' r \.y      ' :' '       ' ".
,   ,    „     , ,,**,..    ,i      i ii     '"-* '" » '•c;i|i/ii!iiiii oi th.-ir power and .uv mai ii.tf ihcmselves irM> d'..    M>" !**"'.<t', to t'.i.*- um -■.,.
ut.   tiie whole Hu*Mau people,    l-its! oi jib  «hai   we le'cl in ,u, ■ , . . , ».r,. re«..|vi<,.   fl*--   -m-.'.u    u.|. r;     ■;
', ,    ,, , „ : tt)  stl'lkcs  nnd   riots.      lilt'  prescat  ceoiioltlie   ijlU.'l  l"tl   of flic  Willi ;"v j ,   ... .   n,,.,!,,!'..,  ,,,*,?  r.r-i--.f.*-   ie     •■■    ;
d there. x\<> shall sec what sr,t\vrtim.'ii! «»•   .        . .     ,.       .       . , ...        , ,     -    ,      *: «^>r. s... t.,i....*.,. t„r.i.-r.   <«
i* siial'.Mis* thciii fat* wiser ainl more powerful tnatt 'Ite pedant;■- Jai» t*ioM».
ities.. iiitcllljrentMit.   Japan is fast appruachinK ,, *i.»s*fc wJier.< th.- :,*(i„*i,uMif o !\'i,'.V''.,a.'«r.''(»r..|''i''i'-- ■■'
iioricers will ,'is*c!f Hic'r rloftf^ to tic ci.nt:'ni ,f tl.ir own .ilf.iit*-. f!»Ht'».. v>* *, .it ..i_ M«.*.- ■>•,- ^ te
\ t*\**.t* fimi;u-t vyti. th,- trvt*..-,::. !•,*!,],, ,;;, I.*,,7,7-1,i i, s,.lt-4 „,y ','%^Ji^.,A, " |u, '',.„»..,» «p«-,i,,
i'««-ed i-vcr> where and thottsrh lhe |«.n'cn,i),f-ji« i«; tiyinv* t>» s-aiu out |Th<n. *»r»- »(-m i" "•> '"»"' Mi-.o* *in.» ao*
:ti f,
*.i ; rn.ei a
;0.il   It   . oi
' ,ii,e    '
It'       |l:    ,,
I      I"H'
is i, return to Russia, and
Uuwiiins fihftll defend.
"Vou are MMiiiiiitr my )„>\.*. U, sLuei^ i»i*.l.'f tin- l*,l my of the
i«nn *..iui.     Sftut ate also with theai. f:»r f Hcliev.. i*s,**'t!y lie- way
f iii,."
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Cleiiifticcau's order wait •»lw»>id, and forty tb'tti«iind lhis*iatw for
a.i-ii iidr»it,* to tu*' |«tipnimr i*a*.«*»»» w««iv nciii io *l«very t*n fhe African!
fih'ci?tons of the Fr»*n'''h,
jrtisi NoV'Hiber. nflrr thi* Hnniniin" with ii«*riHnny. i«»in of thon-'
*«»*<♦» nf wnr finsowrt trerp HberflteJ, /itnuntf them many Hav.i,ui ■,,
As a stivftm this liumntt wave rushed in Iln* direction of the Alli-d
.Iin** »*n mmm', pa»iitts the uhIimmiU and lilm-lt-Hnii-M****** Thf Un*.
.mm- tn'vrri mi n t^•rrlb^f• ii>iiiiitimi. l»«*»ti«ti. w«Hin<f*t<*t «nd h*r*»fiw»t*wf '
they *M n«»* rw^mbl* w<«n nt nil bnt rather »ppnritimi« !!avin«,^
rc«eh*d ih« Atii«riMn Hum Ihfy were rt^iM. ffir«»n Atwrwd nml I % m §<| j
form* but worn forbMMwn lo pirw**^ (mthrr.  Wliwc i»rt» lb*?, what j         !_
i* ibe matter wiib tbem?     Titer.' i* m* infctrmjlioH     Wtor* tltrv ■* "'"'"'"
4trr~Hmiiriyr»~rrmiimii at werrt    Their mtroher    retHiN   "lietweeji|*****#>***#>*
ia.<«*l 3tt-l l*»,«^» men. <+ MICHtL NOTIS
Many t*tit§r** fanning th*» Iwitile line fmiml th*'m*flxe* in eif-J
•*«* tht-r were rntxtihl »nA t«M: "V*»n har«" no right lit 1iv«» In tbU(
«.***> .',   ",'-,.',t*'„i ,,.»,,-, ,hc tn.jiicis iii'c |tf!iil '«i»g tf»c* ta'!;.-•. tliati,!,,,' ,-,#,.,<
t tirtblenl the IJilS'iiufi wm-kci-s »o i ofopiec ;..*',<;.*r.    v: •  !iillv  .!,.•;,e, '-*    ,.'■''"   S;**».*-
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■Meant bojjcr wJOioui a sj»f»-t>  \t,,h*\ mwoot ft Inter nu i \pt<ision \*-',*\ ' i>t r,.:,:f,f ^7., Jf* ■»
oc.-ur.    Tin*  u«o>crtiiHfi«t   ••• »h»OI*ft'.*  "lefv  tc.oit.'t   f r'r.*i.ifi,ni.  fr. c  '    Tb" ^tti-r''*!" ••■u\'i>t'   i*!tni*      '..
' IfMtk  with  Ititcfc^t,    etithti4t;i^ut  .i'el
dofo of the pri-M and a«eo*ftiJilri''e is denied lo fit-* vn iff: it's and :•'• ,■   [^^ (tV%fcf,i tta-*. tan*'**' ««'>'* •*"»* ■•■'**   "»
Mli»!«,   Tbe heal indication «f lhe c«*iuiiitf Mn-'ml r.-v.diitioii ~m J«»w»' '<»""' aft^ir* *m !»••* eth-r :-W«- of   rit>
... ,    ,.     ;**»«•*..    t.tttt **n*»e  Mt<-,t  at.u   nt..u*fo
'." tm- >M|"M nmutttttt *H <»«i*iflci. nml llit* iiicrciisitnf tailtitif of   tlie'.,,    .  ♦-.      .-        • ••■*
nunsei's.. .100 |»m»i'«-»s pfftMtitt*.    A* sure it** ilny **»*i**H'ttn *n»*»|if »*ht'-<.' «.owe»titTir h»n<ix>n to-r-'*"
luistilcs tniist  fall before  the ntinhtv  wave of ItoKhevisio  (lt.it   't   *f*»-«*--^ «-*#■#-.>#-# #> ♦♦♦•
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|-»fo|*--r foul I ,r , -at.i    i*.t  ,v , t  «r '
hit-n  torg{*',tt>n, wiih ik* t-.'»nU n»\.
■ ntor*m*ntim*'d     Tbmy ar*  tare tm 1
ccrttiH .Morti
„*H Ci*> tmtt* t,,f ifcln ramj. tr**
^ tlrtke    Kten tlif tan. lhat fcy »n*f,   , _ ,M   „ , ,
T im on .he m*a walk!** mp   l»- hill No earn T*Mv H«*w*« »M I*  I. mit
tbey nr* farrlmt ih* dtttm ..* hr*** *M*«* •* <•«•*_ Mm, ^1 ';r% ,r"
•trtintry.   t«n mtm fftnrii m Kn«>i« ami *nim in tor « XM wtt^SWTtK\not Tborndoiy. not tm idtn t*r **ttt*   r.inj- *ic trwh.'i    ' '
tli«» #>t«tU htmr l»w dm*** not ti'fm to."
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c tani lo t.nr t.mt*   *.M»   h« '"* r »«. !..»*<» t .hi Mn    'Mill to their i»n*
,    i ) i .,   ,    .....    .*.* i ** •• •«• t*. t»- • .ii«ct»r ■>»*• latnr
|.O|.|||!|tt01t   t!t   M .'I'll' tl-   I   itlflT.     '      0| t.   .    i   'it   '!,.    *»>««"   ••*    !>•»>'*
!  'i* * rmili'T    ■ ti Mc   '  ■' 'c t *   ,.r  ji.i     >      i.'
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ttur** l- ,* it *' 4 . •' f ».(<• » t't.-h'ia' "i • u-'i ' *i.l **- *fc«
h •■ f.t.l U lis- • .--.' -> i v, st.'i » '. .i." ... •* ■*»*' Ml. pm*
I '■*! r.-.-fth-oni t».n*- •» i.j»e«>-i I *•» M..> *> ,**.rii n t < , .»!»» dutfU
Jeir! '«*i i-in o,i t». |i 'rt. , • i M rr c- • .«' CiUir. (. ,\ tirite
y „ j' sfi, ,• ; .,55 .,-,. < - "h, « *. ' . - vi« ?*,» - t "tn t'*"mn*t'
u. th«  i»«*.|ii>   i* '* ted .I, • «* n»i" - h" "-  ♦»i
•:i  li*
♦ ♦•♦♦ttln. *.i.h. K.>nr i%v tin*. h„» M„> ,.Jworkar* for ttli'- «r»»»1 nf ft-  *<> ,1
A* * *f»#*#i*f *«*'*tliRt h*»i«l U*» l*ri-.
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■    ■      Vou urn-..! *!^!:it .,-iMv.d ttu I'**  , -  **   -    ..'!',. .1.™,V.«.,T-,"^ .«..,...,  , , .. .    .  ,*
^.....^irttuH^it^^^M^^^^.   T!,*r,.i,t;).W.poi:;«l^^                                                                           V,ft"                 tiW-. outtttm ttmtn Jl .V ^^^^m^^t^b.U uona o Italic
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*hnl\i****tr\itmwnmp*A*ttnA.                                                                       n>„ 4r^,rl .uh-^. M m,fs,k m,x to. »t*ooaomniy mnt:ten**.iOimn*:ttam*    W*  >*• *>*»   -  — 'h»   t^M^'.1***-.*^pU*^nim:1lmimh*t'    > ■■     m    ^ ^  ;?>^
1 nm on onor*hiat. n trtrmt **f lb* pmpK itot -M-Hlnding tier*  ttrnUmad »»pl*  tA'tWrnma, *h*4 ,Mli*d. Cntomlmalorimr Am'.tiriins eo tb# Kt,..:.. ::t*. *'.■*■*■ I***** «**** in X* *%*>>. *y ;*•'*.».«». ** '"   -a''1' * ■»■*••' • itJt%     -, , v <->r ,kt. ,„,„ tf^ttt im
*. ,«,! *t *.*«l-l«,l  *.* *t*t* 'r.,tlr -*»..,! of mnn                         it--* *n adtt*>iw.*pf mt wbai ib*i  be." nr *■,■,-.    Wah the r*!»nita .rf Mr*'i»4 vji^ *m UfM. Nt ! ri-o !-<«-rf      ,*,,..             t,,Mn...i. •,     -      i       fc* r   hwt* ttr*« mWAe
i,-.it**,f tnmfl nf mpnVititt. o* -P*    m«.i . -i-,.! or mn.                        Pirn- i*t> U m jn>«J*fv   Th*i  «»w ilum*. met***. *«v *.,■**■ tat***** in* **t to**-*w* ■-**** «o-i*h*t»t d* ■  ,»,,,.,. , f„, . :..,. .u- -»« »«*b*
■f'rtat   * tttbrtr tb* himrt *t mnr li-.t.   Thtt i» xvh*Te ii#* the *i*mt' us tt* fcnn*i» *%*•* <■*"* ■*•■*,-* *.■•»* t **-,*, ft p.*,■,*.■   <*■*   ■• '"' '■ y..- .; .d                *'-*■   - ,--.   * -'*••- ""'y" " f*',i*r,hrM<, t.» r, ..      „■■  *, *..« * ■-^ ■,   **.,:,   tm   Hwtpbp trtm
of p^^t .in* rwnir.   1 »ff^ my land; IK V^-tt. ot ih. ^t *m*^^                                                                                            «.-" «.- ^"'V.',.',r^ ****<■    -» —  »■- ^   >'•   ^     •**••„      «.   w nbAo
re-Wim-frA. am! t?!" *'T!'J?er" vsm we.tiit.Te<|. taped that they and th*tr trt-nt*1**r had XiWKHXrJH       n*A A.*■'.
■tttmt V'st#-« tm "» « i"SW : ^»   if^
Cio   »,...-     te,'     •*   f    .„„;„,,■
• f    »t#M««r   Xeet*.
■i t.  tit.i.ttt* at tlw W^WMK^WT^.
The Peace That Passeth Understanding
Scene: The Salon de l'llorloge in the Palais d't")rsay, Paris—-
meeting-place of tho Peace Conference. At back a heavily-ornate
mantel of while marble, surmounted by a Clock, abovo wliich rises
the marble statue of a ■woman holding a lurch; by some called "Victory," by others " ulierty." "Eulijrhu-uineut." "Prohibition," etc.
'The Clock is tii'ty years slow.
The dialogue is carried on by each D-legate in. his native touyui:
—but tliis presents no difliculties. as all uudersTand one. another perfectly.
During the action of the play incidental music may be provided,
consisting of patriotic airs played softly.
Discovered': Seated at t'he Peace Table, President "Wilson. Premiers Clemeneeau. Lloyd-George and Orlando, and l'biron Alakino, 'the
Japanese Delegate.    As the curtain rises there is general laughter,
in which Orlando does not join.
' ''WILSON.—I  had rm idea the lower classes, were so extensive.
......    That, explains my speech at Turin.'   I said, ."The
industrial 'workers will dictale the peace terms.    .    ,"    (KenewocL
mirth.    Orlando looks sour).
OKLANIK) (gioomily). Corpi di Paced! Yes. You put me in
a hell of a Hn* I was forced to suppress that speech. We almost
had a revolution! Vou must remember that the Italian workingmen
are nut "educated—we have no Samuel Goinper,s,   .   . ,..-■*
LLOYD-GEOROK—(to Orlando). Oh 1 say. old cock! Don't
take yourself so seriously. They're always* talking'Revolution—in
England, too—but so long as we can keep them voting   ...   .
"CLEMENCEAU (to Wilson, with Gallic charm.) Saperlotte!
"What a man! And that League of Nations—quelle idee! At first 1
thought you some sort of* Henry Ford. . . Who but you eould
have explained that Balance of Power and the League of Nations are
WILSON. Yes, yes . . . >Iay I not insist that it is the
phrase we must strive to attain'? The advertising business i.s very
highly developed at home   ...
MAKING (with Oriental suavity). All the same Open Door iu
WILSON (modestly). A trifling achievement. Why in America, my second campaign was won by the'phrase, "He kept us out
of war."    (General hilarity).
ORLANDO (pounding the table). Per dio! Thai's what we
need ia Italy! Couldn't you make another trip explaining that
Italian treaty the Bolsheviki published?
LLOYD-GEORGE ibriskly). Well, gentlemen, I am reluctant
to interrupt thisjileasant diversion, but I. suggest, that we get ■-■ to
work on what our American colleague calls "the solemn and responsible task of establishing the peace of Europe and the world."
(Laughter). I don't want io be-late for tbe Folies Bergeres: going
to the theater is another method of government which we have
learned from Air, Wilson.   (He bows to the President).
CLEMENCEAIJ (taking his place at the head of the table)
The Peace Conference will now cojue to order.   Let the room    lie
'.■■■'     * ■  ■ '■,-■*..*■* .■
 -H*l%r«—Rr4pj;/,tr-*u—l^^^ cni'tiiiirs. idanes-
Peace Conference is now safe for Democracy!
WILSON—Select classes of men no longer direct the affairs of-
the worid. but the fortunes of the world are now in the hands of the
plain people!      (Laughter).
■# .MAKING—-It is worth coming all the ivay from Japan just to
hear him!
CLKMENCEAU—Now. gentlemen, before we get down to dismembering Germany, fixing the amount of the indemnity and
stamping out Bolshevism, I should like to ask Mr. Wilson to interpret
some of his Fourteen Points. . . Of course we know it's all right,
but there is anxiety in certain quarters. . . RothehilcT telephoned
me this morning.  ..    .
For instance, will our distinguished colleague explain how ni
hell* hlft proposes to get around Point One—Open covenants of peace,
openly arrived at, after which there shall be no private understandings of ai:.y kind, but diplomacy shall proceed ahyays frankly ami,.ii>
tlie public view? ...
WILSON—Well, gentlemen, are we    not "openly    arriving'/'"
Everybody knows that we're holding a"Peace Conference.   .    .   .
And then the word "understanding"; that means something pr.iple
ean understand.   Assuredly it is not our intention to establish that
kind oi a peace!   (Applause from all.)
LLOYD-GEORGE--Point Two has been bothering the Admiralty a bit—Absolute freedom of navigation upou the sea's, outside territorial waters, alike in peace and war, except as the seas may be
closed in whole or in part by international action for the enforcement of international covenants, it sounded to us just a leetle pro—
well, pro-any-nation-exeept England, if you catch my meaning. . .
WILSON—May I not call attention to the fact that Great Britain consists of England, Scotland and Wales? "International"—
do you follow tne? r What eould be more international than England, Scotland or Wales? (Cheers and hand-shaking among the
Delegates, and especially among Lloyd-George.)
MAKING—As to Point Three—The removal, so far as possible,
of all economic barriers, and the establishment of an equality of
trade conditions among the nations consenting to; the peace and associating themselves for its maintenance. You see—our interests ia
China—our position in the Pacific—
WILSON—Really elementary, iny dear fellow. May I not direct attention'.to."the. innocuous phrase, "so far as possible?" Yoa
and 1. Baron, ave aware of the possibilities. . . And while we are
upon this subject, consider Point Four—Adequate guarantees given
and taken that-national-armaments, will reduce to the lowest point
consistent with domestic safetyr^Yhy do yotFthink V slipped in
"consistent with domestic safety?" (The applause is absolutely
LLOYD-GEORGE—Mr. Wilson must make a lecture tour explaining who started the War!
CLEMKNCEAIi--dust to clarify Point Five—about the colonies,
you aiiow-- '..-■'■■    i. ,   '
CLEMENCEAr—Exactly what does it mean? Free, opcu-
maided and absolutely impartial adjustment of all colonial claims,
based upon a strict, observance of the principle that in determining
all such questions the interests of the population concerned must have
equal 'weight with the equitable claims of the Government whose
title is to be determined. Of course I take it that this does not.
apply to Chinamen or niggers.   .   .   *
WILSON—I think an exception might be made with regard
to the negroid races and those Oriental peoples who are "incapable
of self-government," as wc say at home.
MAKINO—"Incapab.le of self-government"—what does that
WILSON—It is the p-njite term foy nations with large natural resources and no army or navy.
ORLANDO—Chinnmen and niggers, eh? Well now—there's Albania.
CLEMENCEAIJ—-Isn't there some doubt about the—er—origin
of the Albanians? The lost Hittites? Were tliey not a slightly tan-
colored people?
MAKINO—Or perhaps the Mongol invasions of antiquity. . .
You were speaking of Chinamen.   ...
WILSON—For the purposes of the Pence Conference, may we
not regard the Albanians ns Mongolian Tlittitos?
LLOYD-GEORGE (doubtfully)   Bnt the Irish—
WILSON (thoughtfully).   Tho Irish voto in New Yor\< is not
despicable.   If I were to run for a third term—
LLOYD-GEOflGK.   The Irish are very literal.
WILSON (brightening).   May I be permitted to point out the
idealistic phrase, "the population concerned"?   What is the "population concerned" iu the case of Ireland?    The English, naturally—
are very nuu'h concerned, too!
LLOYD-CiKOROK (admiringly). If I had only been brought up
ns a professor!
WII^gON—At this point allow mc to call your attention to the
faot thnt the I'nited States is also neemnlating ft few—er—shall wc
say "adopted children"? I Imve accommodated you gentlemen as
regards negroids ond Orientals; it is only fair that you permit me to
add to the list onr Lntta'Amcrieans..   .   .
CLEMENCEAU—By all means take yonr greasers.
TIIE OTHERS-Certainly. with plenture.
MAKINO (iliffldently).   A delicate question, but one full of interest to my Government—
LLOYDOKOnflK-And roine-
MAKINO—The Gorman colonies—in the Pacific.
(liKMKNC'KAl?—Arid in Africa—
LLOYIMJKOnGE (coldly). Owrmnn colonies in Africa? Really,
yon mu«t l»e mistaken   I don't recall any.   .   . *
MAKINO-Onr troopn captured a place called Kian-Chao.
CLEMENOKAIT—But that is in China, isn't itt
MAKINO (blandly).   Oh tio~-in Germany.
WIIAON—Gentlemen, we cannot return to tho old ways.     f
have made definite statement*—that it, definite for me.   For in-
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"I siimii remain here for a rew aaya,
n.v children."' lie replied. "Now hasten
tun'!; to your wives mul children."   .
'.Vhcti they tttid suite Tarzan gathered up two of tho ingots aud, springing into si .tree, ran lightly above the
'ttitigled aud impenetrable mass of un-
tlefsrowth for a couple of buudred
v:\nln, to emerge suddenly upon a circular clearing about wliich the giants
nf the jungle forest towered like a
guardian host, lu llie center of this
natural amphitheater was a little, flat
tupped mound of hard earth.
tries, pictures, and. the statue above the Clock. Orlando emerges lirst
fiM-u beneath the table, holding the Serbian Delegate by the ear)'
ORLANDO (severely). What are you doing here! Don't you
realize that this is the Peace Conference?
SERBIAN DELKGATE—Jlut we fought in the war,
ORLANDO—That was war! This is peace! (The Serbian I)ele:
gate is ejected).
(Clemeneeau drags from behind the Clock the Belgian Delegate).
CLEMENCEAU (shaking him). Eavesdropping again, eh? Uow
many times must you be told that this is a private affair?
BELGIAN DELEGATE-But the War was about us. wasn't
CLEMENCEAU—War? War? Don't you know that the war is
over?     (The Belgian Delegate is ejected.)
(Concealed in the folds of tapestry Mnkino discovers the
Teheko-Slovak Delegate.)
MAKINO (indignantly). Once more and you'll be de-
recognized! .
TCIIEKO-SLOVAK DELEGATE-But the Fourteen Points—
MAKINO—They have not yot been interpreted. Run along
now back to Siberia nnd shoot Bolsheviki until you're sent for! (The
Tebeko-Slovuk Delegate is ejected.)
(Lloyd-George appear?*,  grasping the  Rumanian Delegate by
the collar).
RUMANIAN DELEGATE—But you promised us Transylvania!
LLOYD-GEORGE (testily), In the Wilsonion sense! In the
Wilsonian wnse!   (The Rumanian Delegate is ejected.)
(During this time Wilson is in the fire-place, thruHting up the
chimney with a poker. Three persons come rattling down, covered
with foot. As they are seised by the Delegates and brought for«
ward, tliey can bc identified as tho Armenian Delegate, the Yugo.
Hlav delegate, and the Polish Delegate.)
ARMENIAN DKLEGATE~We thought the independence    ot
WILSON (firmly). May I RUggest that thc Conference tak*
note it the ingratitude of thin persont At this very moment wc or*?
raining a Relief Kimd in the United Stated',
ORLANDO (to the Yugo-Slav), What do you mean, butting in
YrOO-SLAV DELKGATE-But thousands of our people fought
in the Indian army.
ORLANDO—Well, what more do you want?
CLKMKNCKYU Oo the Pole). You he careful, young man,
or well take away your pianist am! give yen a flutc.plnyert
tThe Armenian, Yngn-Slav and Polish Delegate* are ejected).
MAKINO (to WHrohJ.   I think somebody'* calling yon.
'Wilson (Toiwh'h uver and opens the window,   A uhvill dmum* of
Spanuh voire* fnnn the Delegate* <»t the Central American Republic
*      * * ,     	
foundations ut the V«r «r« »wc|»t away.   .   .   Those fo«ndatlanajirr«,l»,J,^*J|wJ*I'» *»* *^*»2<. ^<Mitj lui'f llfju^'V-r-i flnne tW?
weie ilie aggr^Mou «f -gnul |«»w*f r» snjwn the *wt»R ~"  "     "*  " —---«
N'lCVKASr.'.. 'VATl?"" * *t\\'Ti\ tmMISm ete-Uotr alx>ut
Ike taking of the Panama Canal! Why do the United State* Marine* eontml election* in Nicaragua? Why d«»e* the American Gov.
err wont disregard the deciainn* of the High Court which the Ameri-
ean government aet tip! Why did the United State* ahoIi*h the Santo
TVimirnran Republic and set up an American military dictatorship!
and abominable wrong.
(All atare at him in astonishment).
ORLANDO—-Rut how do you propone to do it then?
XMl^mi.y—ytttt,**.,,, *»U.m * fcsn.ils. .>-.**'*1i;,   T?."- T,«"»»a nt Xilirm*
.   .  The league of Nations will take over the Oerman colonic*
LLOYDOEOROE—Prepoaterotw!   I refiwe to accept—
MAKINO—The Japanoiw Government will not withdraw—
WTIiJON—One moment, one moment, gentlemen!   The league
.        , .    -. .-        '"'"'of Viitloni turn* river the colonic* to agent*-! have eoined a word.
n\mmmn ooml-rovHo-Artovn Brotlu»   tn.ted J-rn.t« „»nW- J^,,^,,   Ym ,w the mandatorie^
^^yiON^thing .ea. than the   e^^ ^    ^   *'  "^
CMEMENCEAU Mplng the perspiration from hi. brow).-Th*• —^^ dm^tnM,
•Inferwo di ono fUo-Tran*.
urauite. Keeling wirn ins iitiima, mr
ape-mau discovered that' these la'tter
wi're evidently hewed t'r-uui roi-U, for
there was no craeU t« ludieate a joint
ior 100 feet the steps wound spirally
up. until at a suddmi turning Tarzan
came into a narrow cleft between two
rocky walls. Above him shone the
starry sky and before hhn a steep incline replaced the steps that had terminated at its foot. Cp this pathway
Tar/.an hastened aud at its upper end
eii'tne out upou tbt? rough top of a huge
granite bowlder.
A mile away lay the ruined city ot
Opar. Its domes hnd turrets bathed iu
the soft light of tho equatorial moon.
Ta i7.ti u dropped his eyes to the ingot
he had brought away with him. For a
luomeiit he examined it by the moon's
bright rays, then be raised his head to
look out upon the uucient piles of crumbling grandeur In the distance.
"Opar," he mused, "Opar, the enchanted city of a dead and forgotten
past. The eity of the beauties and the
beasts. City of horrors and deaths,
but—city of fabulous riches." The ingot was of virgin gold.
The bowlder on which Tar/.an found
himself lay well out in the plain between the city and the distant cliffs he
and his black warriors bad scaled the
morniuR previous. To descend its
rpugh and precipitous face was a task
of infinite labor and considerable peril
even to the ape-man, but at last he felt
the soft soil of the valley beueath his
feet, aud without a backward glance
at Opar he turned his face toward the
guardian cliffs and at a rapid trot set
off across the valley.
The sun was just rising as he gained
the summit of the flat mountain at the
valley's western boundary, Far beneath him he saw smoke rising above
the treetops of the forest at the base'of
the foothills.
"Man," he murmured. "And there
were fifty who went forth to track me
down.   Can it be they?"
Swiftly he descended the face of the
cliff and, dropping into a narrow ravine which led down to the far forest,
lie hastened onward lu the direction of
about a quarter of a mile from the
point at which the slender column
arose Into the still air, be took to the
trees. Cautiously he approached until
there suddenly burst upon his view a
rude boma. in the center of whicflh
squatted about tlieir tiny flres, sat his
Ofty block Wnzirl. lie called to them
in their own tongue. "Arise, ray children, ond greet your king!"
With exclamations of surprise and
fear the warriors leaped to their feet,
scarcely knowing whether to flee or
not Then Tarzan dropped lightly
from nn overhanging branch Into their
midst When they realized that It was
indeed their chief In the flesh and no
materialized spirit, tboy went mod
with Joy.
"We were cowards, oh. Waziri," cried
Btisull. "We ran away nnd left you to
your fate; but wben our panic was
orer we swore to return nnd save you,
or nt least take revenge ui»ou your
murderers. We were but now preparing to scale thu heights once more And!
cross tbe desolate valley to tbe terrible
"tlnve you seen fifty frightful men
pass down from tbe cliff* luto tbls for'
eat my childrenV asked Tnnsnn.
"Yes, Wozlrt." replied Busull. "They
paused us late yesterday as we were
about to turn back after you. They
bad no woodcraft. We board them
coming for n mllo before we saw
thein, nnd ns we lind other business In
band we withdrew Into tbe forest nnd
let them pass. They were waddling
rapidly along upon short legs, nud now
and then one would go on all fours
like BolBiinl, tbe Rortlla, Tbey were
indeed llfty frlulitful men, Waalrl."
When Tarzan lind relntiil his adventure* nnil told tbem of the yellow metal bc bud found not one demurred
when he outlined o plnn to return by
night nnd bring away what tbey conld
earry of tbe vast treasure, and so ll
was tbnt as dusk tell aero** thi* deno
late valley of opar llfty ebon warriors
trailed at a smart trot <'ver the dry nnd
dusty ({round toward the slant bowlder
tbat loomed More the Hty
If It hml seemed a difficult tnsk to
descend the face of the taiwlder Tnr-
tun MMin found that It would be twit
tu |tii|MMw.llil*» to jn't UU nfty warriors
to Ibe summit Finally the feat was
aeeomplMiwl by dint of Itirculenn effort* npou tbe pnrt of ttn» ape-maa.
T»»ti ■twtim atare fnsteitHt end to fm).
and with one end of ttt*- retnnrknble
ehaln attaHiwI to his wn»*t Tanwa at
ln«t taim'Hbil in rwifhin* ttw» wmmlt,
twee thfiv tw drew ap *ni* et Ids
blacks, and In this wny t|# pnltre par
it* **••*» e»niMr twwtM (« *«»>fit*i- iiii-nn
I th# iKiwtdw'* top. ImiiMliatWr Tar
ann W-0 Itwm to the tt**x**H¥ «iwuo*r.
when* tn woli wa« aiMi-Ml * load **t two
twf*. tn* "••'>•■**» aixtmt «'*rM* p«Mi>R>it«,
|fy iiildnltht the cntliv party stood
tm** nwt* at the f«»t <-f th* ImwMcr,
• -.1,11.1 ,   ,.   * ,      ,,    r,.„m   ...1^
1   '■■>    -•'**.* ••*. >.    " *   I    .    ■
raffMWB eee they rvaclMNl tke awaant
of the cliff*. From thtrt on the homeward Journey was slow, aa tbeaa prowl
flffbtlag meo wer* tiuaccustooMd to tba
duties ef porter*. Hat thry bore tbetr
hardens aneewptalnlBicty aad at tha
nad of thirty ituys «ut«r<(t«l th«fr nam
Hum, Iriitend of .wnHfiwtwg tm te-
ward tbe northwtmt not tbtk rMiagn,
Tanas gnMsd tbeoi alawwt dlreetly
west natil «■ tto weraiag ot tbn tklrty third day Im tod* ttoas break camp
and return to ttoir aim village, tot-
facttogaM wtoia ttoy todataetodM
tto utatlaoa algbt.
"Mod tw. WaaMr
The Fifty  Frightful  Men.
¥liXDltKl>S ot tunes liefore liad
Tarxan been to tliis secluded
spot, which' was so densely
sij.rr<iiti«te(i by, thorn; bushes,
and tangled vines aud creepers of tinge
girth tlmt nt,it eveu Sabor. lite tiger,
could worm liis sinuous'way within,
nur -Tumor, with liis yiant strength,
twee the barriers whleb, protected the
council clnunber of the ■ gretit ttpes
from till but the harmless'denizens of
the savage jungle.
Fifty trips Tut-zau made before he
had deposited all the -ingots within the
precincts of the 'amphitheater. 'Then
from the hollow of au aucicnt. light-
niug blasted tree he produced the very
spade with which the had uncovered
the chest of Professor Archimedes Q.
Porter, which he had once, apelike,
hurled in this selfsame spot, Witb this
lie dug a long trench, into which he
laid the fortune that hts blacks bad
carried from the forgotten treasure
vaults of the city of Opar.
That uight he slept within the amphitheater, and early the uext morning
set out to revisit, his cabin before returning to his ^Vazirl. Finding things
as he had left tliem. he went forth into
the jungle to hunt, intending to bring
his prey to the cabin where he might
feast in comfort, spending the night
upon a comfortable couch.
For Ove miles toward the south he
roamed, toward the banks of a fair
sized river that (lowed into the sea
about six miles from his cabin. He had
gone tuland nbout half a mile, when
there came suddenly to his trained uos-
trils the one scent that sets the whole
savage jungle'aqnlver—Tarzan smelled
The wind was blowing off the ocean,
so Tarzan knew that the authors of
the sceut were west of him. Mixed
with thc man scent was the scent of
Numa. Man and lion! "I had better
hasten," thought the ape-man, for he
had recognized the scent of whites.
"Numa may be a-huntlng."
Wheu he came through the trees to
tbe edge of the jungle ..he saw a woman kneeling in prayer, and before her
stood a wild, primitive looking white
man, his face buried in, his arms. Behind the man a mangy lion was advancing slowly toward this easy prey.
The man's face was averted; the woman's bowed In prayer lie could not
see the features of either.
Already N'uitia was about to spring-
There was not a seeoud to spare.' Tarzan could not even unsliug his bow
and lit an arrow in time to send one of
bis deadly poisoned shafts luto the yellow bide. Ue wus too far away to
reach the beast in time with his knife.
Tbere was but a slugle hope—a lone
alternative. And with the quickness
of thought tbe ape-man acted.
A brawny arm flew buck—for the
briefest fraction of an instant a huge
spear poised above the giant's shoulder
-and tben tbe mighty arm shot out
and swift death tore through tbe Intervening leaves, to bury Itself tn tbe
heart-of the leaping Ilon. Without a
sound be rolled over nt the very feet of
bis Intended victims-dead.
Por a moment neither tbe mau nor
tbe woman moved. Then tbe latter
opened her eyes to look with wouder
upon the dead beast behind her companion. As tbnt beautiful bead went
up Tarzan of the Apes gnvo it gasp of
Incredulous astonishment. Was be
mad? It could not be the woman be
loved!  Hut Indeed, tt was none otber.
And tbo woman rose nud the man
took ber In bla arms to kiss her, and of
a sudden the npe-nmu saw ml llirough
a bloody mlRt of murder, nnd the old
senr upon his forehead burned scarlet
against bis brown hide.
Tbere wns a terrible expression upou
bla savage face as he fitted a poisoned
abaft to his bow. An ugty light gleam
ed In those gray eye* ns he sighted full
nt the back of the lumuspevtliiK mau
beneath lilm.
For an Instant he glan-'n| along tlif
polUhcd shaft, drawing the bowwtriuu
far buck, tbnt tbo arrow might pierce
tbrungti the heart for which It wn-i
Rut he did ivt rei-mt^-- the f«ti\i roe**
senger Slowly the iwiint nf the arrow
drooped, the war uimn Hie nniwn fure
bend faded, the tHiw-titmi rei uwl and
Tarzan of the A|m« with iiow-ed head
turned sadly Into Hi* pingi? toward
tbe village of tlif vtnxitt
•       •     . ♦       •       •       •       »
Por several lone luli-im* ltni« porter
sii'J William (VH ii;i>t.ii. *.itt.«i aiient
ly MNikliia nt tin* i f.t'i IhiIv uf "ie
IwhiM u lm**. |irv> Him li.nl »ti len..**.. I)
MMttficd lw"nil Inti,
The Kill wnn u» Oi»l tu ouuk xu.iiij
after b#r outbreak of Impulsive avowal,
"Who could It bav* beeur ahe wal*
"timl kiHiwar wa* tb« nian'a only
"If It I* a friend, why dom b* not
«ihow hlmselfr rontlntieit Jane
"Wouldn't It be well to call tmt to bim
and at least thank hlmr
tti^hsnlrsttf nnttm* tttd bar hM
dlni. hat tlwet waa no raspuinw.
Up* t'ortw attuittt^r-wi. ■•'Me utjm
iwrtott* itinpltt','' tbe murmurwl. "The
MtrilM* |Mti«te! It mmlt*m *t*« ito
marilfwstnthtna ot frttmltdtlp tvfrify
.•IV,    •*,*.*■* «...  •  9, ♦.,.*.«  »,, ,»,,,  .*,,,**,,r-
mtdA •.'layluu "Vou will ti* at least a
Utile safer ttom. I am no intoteHMi
wlmte w." be added Utterly,
"IH) not any that, William," *h* bn*
tvn-vd to arte, inuttly aorry far tlHf
wimiimI bee wards bad caawd "ton
httre don* th* beat yen rtmtd ttm
Hav* torn ooblo and nttt •airiflflns
sod lira re tt |« no fantt of ywirs that
ymi are not a eaitrrman. Tbtr* tt oetf
mm ether maa I tor* mor know* wim
r* «M tov* Otme mmto ttoa yon My
worda wera HI chosen fa tbe etrtte
meat ot tbt rsnetfoa. I da ton «rt»b te
treamd yoo.  All ttot t «** la ttot nrt
"Wfjr  RN^fff   ffftfr-flfWWfHT WftMl ffWi   f<Mr* Hfl
ttot I eaa Mtet aaarry y**-ttot nmb
a" marriage "would oe \vieKea."J*
"1 think 1 ■ understand,"' he replied.
"Let us not speak of it again—at least
until we are back iu civilization."
The:. next day Thuran was worse.
Almost constantly he was in a state of
delirium. They could do nothing to relieve him, nor was Clayton overanxious to attempt anything. On the girl's
account he feared the Itusslan—in the
bottom of his heart he hotted the man
would die. The thought that something might befall him that wonld
leave her entirely at the mercy of this
beast caused him greater anxiety than
the probability thnt almost certain
death awaited her should she be left
entirely alone upon the outskirts of the
••ruel forest.
The Englishman had extracted the
heavy spear from the body of the lion,
so that when he went into the forest to
hunt that morning'lie had a feelHjg of
much greater security than at any time
since they had been cast upon the sav-
age shore. The result was that be penetrated farther from the shelter than
ever before. '■■ „ "
To escape as far tut possible from the
mad ravings,of the fever stricken Russian, June TPorter had descended from
A Paw Covered  Her Mouth to Stifle
Her Screams.
the shelter to the foot of the tree—she
dared not venture farther. Here, beside the crude ladder Clayton bad constructed for her, she sat looking out to
sea In the always surviving hope that
a vessel might be sighted.
Her back was toward the jungle, and
eo she did not see the grasses part or
the savage face that peered from be-
tween.  Little, bloodshot, close set eyes
scanned her intently, roving from time
to time about the open beach for Indl-
catious of the presence of others.
Presently another head appeared and
tben another and another. The man la
the shelter commenced to rave again,
and the heads disappeared as silently
nud as suddenly ns tbey bad come.
But soon tbey'were thrust forth once
more ns the girl gave no sign of per-
turbntiou at tbe continued wailing ot
tbe man above.   ' „
One by one grotesque forms emerged
from the Jungle to creep stealthily
upon the unsuspecting woman. A faint
rustling of tbe grasses attracted ber attention- She turned and at tbe algbt
tbat confronted ber staggered to ber
feet witb a little shriek of fear. Then
tbey closed upon ber witb a rush. Utt*
ing ber bodily In bis long, gorilla-like
arms, ono of tbe creatures turned and
bore ber Into the Jungle. A filthy paw
covered ber mouth to stifle her scream*.
Added to the weeks of torture she bad
already undergone the shock waa more
thnn she could withstand. Shattered
nerves collapsed, nnd abe lost con-
Wheu she regained ber sense* aba
found iieiwlf in the thick of tbe primeval forest, it was nlgbt A huge Ur*
burned brightly In the little clearing la
which she Iny, Aliout It squatted fifty
frightful men. Their heads and facet
were covered with matted hair. Tbeir
ions arm* rented upun the bent kneea
of their i-ii'irt, crooked legs, 'Tbey wer*
gnawing like l>*»>i><u upon unclean food.
A |i»it ImlM ii|m<ii tlif »«dgi' of the bro,
aud out of it uue of the creature*
would occasionally drag a bank of
meat witb a sharpened stick.
When they discovered that their cap.
tlve had regained cousclousneaa a piece
of tbla repulalve stew waa tossed to
ber from tb* foul band of a nearby
feaater. It rolled clone to ber aide, bnt
tb* only closed her eye* at a qualm of
nausea aurfed through ber.
Por many day* tbey traveled through
tb* dtnte forest Tb* girl, footaor*
and eibaotted, waa naif dragged, half
pushed through tto long, tot. ttdlooa
daya. Occasionally, when ab* would
stumbl* and fall, ant was cufftd aad
kicked by tb* ntarmt of tto frigbtful
men, Long before tbey reached ttoir
Journey'* end tor abac* tod torn die*
carded-tb* aolea entirely toa*. Rar
clotbee were torn ta mntn thrvdt Ud
tatttrt, and through tto txtlful rap
tor one* white and tender *kla ttowtd
taw and bleeding from contact with tto
ttontand pitllta* Utorna and brambita
through wbleb the hod beeu dragged.
Tto laat two daya ef lit* Jooraaf
i **»■»*-** *9m. ut **•*»*•. ~..±.  l,«.-*w.na««i
' ne emmxxt of Wi'trtaR etid nbiwm ***M
few* tor ta tor poor, Meedtng fatfc
Oatragad aatnra tod reached tto Ban
af Mdaiaac* and tto girt waa pfcjrat*
eaUy pewerleat to ralee tonetf even t»
taring threateningly tto whO* ttof
landed tor with ttoir codetta not bant
and kkksd tor with tbelr tela and
feat, aha lay with dated ayan praying
fer tto mtrelfn] death thit tha knew
ftriag.  Bnt It dM not eome, and i
ttay tto fifty Mghtftrt
ttot ttoir victim waa aa totom aata It
wain* aaa aa tnay pwaav aee op aaa
wunwi wtt tmm mnucw ** *■* ^mitwmj.
Lata ana after nana aha aaw tto toto*
at wrta at_n aHghty tttt'
j^^   fl^^kA   ttb   t^^^^^^^^A   -k^   ate**,   dito^Mdt-^^k
tit*   ■#■*•♦*•*«•.#* ** THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B.C., A*Pl"..*L £5,  .J19
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed
Janets only.
Records will be granted covering only
laud suitable for agricultural purposes
and which is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties ot not more than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with
Joint residence, but each making necessary improvements on respective claims.
I'ro-emptora must occupy claims for
five yearns and. make improvements to
value-of $10 per acre, including cleartrg
ai:.l cultivation of at li-ast 5 acres, before receiving Crown Grant.
Where pre-emptor in occupation not
less Uian 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because
of ill-health or other cfruse, be granted
Intvi-inediate certiticate of improvement
-aiid transfer his claim.
Records without permanent residence
may he issued provided applicant makes
improvements to extent of §300 per anni m and -occrdb same each yeai Failure -o/miliii Improve Hints or re-ord
"•cirie'u Hi < urate •» i torfeitur*- Title
■Ui ■ H bo obtained oi, thes-a claliiis in
ies^ thu *> vtar-i, with improvement"? of
tin pir .nro includ n.j li acres cleared
*id cultiv itfil, and residence of at
It. a  t   i \.   l-
1'i> t upn i ho'a i g Cnwn C-int may
fft id .not1 ui pic-eniptfoti, if he re-
*} it lind in eonjunton with hi"
i i mi • itlwuit avtuil icoupstlor pro-
v ! * "uti \ it iruf mint-, made u-id
i'       ii untaiii'i] on Clown grxnted
>   ii \,-   it   fufi-    not  pxceediim    .11
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l    i ,  (ibt'iiiicd aftu ful! Ting ie>l-
v 11   i  •"■  improvement  i tin'inns
i   i.i t'    i   (ind  inilti t i .1 purposes,
i     , i ii i p i 10 -11 e-- ni tj tuk istd
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joinl'tj ainl .i ivmg
, i      '   in
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\1 'he hens oi    lov ,<. pi-> of a
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t"UI l 1 | I Kl t wl to tu ill' pi I 0 OI
li " whole p.. - r\\u ii in. re poison-*
i tin p mhIi \t,rii tit i \j Kti'U"
'her iiiU H--M nil ,tpiil\ fi ,i prip.tr
'i -i 'e il ii OH Jnintli if it i*. i il
<i ii t T ii 11sab . (o e v Il the i ind
ii   i Ui   u    ill'1'   Hi m iii  a inoiiir-
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it i 1 t' iU i i the lo< tt '■ in n St
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Ui i |i.i\ ii i it ni ill i i\ - tne tl i
*t' i ni K ir' i nji 1 l'i r le
r „-i,it    of    J11 sn       !     \   1.1  i     I i
cli.i er fimn 'he Cr. \ i I . un-t ii
sen   mi   ilso p   tut ttil u    1 i  si ,n   *,'
th < Mi  -tet  oi  Ln  I    n   u> pert  to C e
ttl'jlls   IIH'llt   (.f Plop    II    lilt      lilt)        l     t
is> tin il 'ili° t»i u l ji ii iUi ), i, piu
tion 'ri lies, i ittinnuis 1 tin sd n
the lstd iv ot lUs till \ i\ i ii ir i
tier l i ide tf11 - thi <i i i mii1 'i t be
oo-it Idtiei! Tne < auul m nl touli to
town lots l id I uul if Un iit,« i snid
It  public auction
Por Ir.foi mation nopi    tn am  Tiovin
etal Government  Agent oi   to
C,  R  \>,i>i:n,
Deputv Minister of liiti dt
1 ictnna   B   C
The Peace That Passes Understanding
Nations lays down certain rules for the-administration of these co1-
onies.   Every five hundred years the mandatories repon to the League.     AVe are the mandatories—itnd we are the League .if Xauons!
(The Delegates embrace one another).
MAKINO (to Lloyd-George).   And the Pacific?
LLOYD-GEORGE—AYe English are a -sporting race, Haron.
Have you a set of dice?
"(Immediately all produce dice).
LLOYD-GEORGE—Thank you, 1 prefer my own.
MAKINO—I am used to mine, too.
(■The telephone rin^s.   Clemeneeau answers).
CLEMEXCEAr [h\ AVilson). Gompers on the wire. He
brings you greetings fiom King,George, and wants to know what the
1'eate Conieience has done about Labor.   *,*'■'
(Wilson goes t.i the telephone).
WILSON—Good ttfternOon. Samuel. I am as keenly aware. I
believe, as anybody cui be that the social structure rests upon the
great "worhing-tlasse-j of the world, and that those. working-classes
in se\entl cmmtiies of the world, have, by their consciousness of
community of inteiest, by their consciousness of community of spirir,
done perhfip*> more than any other influence to establish a wOrkl
opinion a\]iic)i,is not of a nation, which is not of a continent; but
Cordially and sincerely
yours, Woodrow Wilson Please give that to the press. Good-bye.
(Ile hangs up)
LLOYD CEORGH   (looking  at  his  watcjt).    Can't  we  hurry
i along   old dens'     l'\e a dinner engagement with,   half a dozen
CLEMKNCKAC—Point  Six is, you will admit,  the, most "ini-
i poitctnt of all.     The one about Russia—
(Chorus of groans, snarls and epithets in four languages).
I        CLEMENCEAC (reading)—"The evacuation of all Russian ter-
titot\."   Does this mean by the Germans?
WILSON—That is hardly the meaning of the phrase. It stands
to reason thai if the Germans withdraw, the Russians might invade
Russia     .   .
1        LLOYD-GEORGK—It: means that Russia must be evacuated by
c\cryonc except foreigners and the Russian nubility.*. -
CLEMENCEAU (continuing)—"--and such a settlement *5f, all'
(Hits,a n*, aft'i ting Russ',1 as will secure the best and freest eo-bpera-
tion "i tlie other nations of the world in obtaining for her an unhampered and unembaiassed opportunity for the independent detenu mat ion of her own political development and national policy."
Surely you don't mean—
' AY1LS0N-Certainly not.
r rM">r-ns' free chants act
•   "''    \<". |o eiiiinrod to | is the opinion, otic might'sav, of mankind
I     , t       i    in, joinl'i0-  "*"1    ,»..«•*»  ' ' •
I LCMENCEAC  rennt-inuing)-
-and assure her of a sincere
Barrister. Etc.
No ll'ttlTsllll.iM    III-   lIKtlltll  Mltliolll
tilMvtlllll ,|llllll>s in   tilt'   SI lllll'l    ,111(1
<iiii>dn||,if\\i> will pi mt \<nii mlilics
- welcome into the clutches—I beg'your pardon, my mistake—into the
society of free nations under institutions of her own choosing." Excuse tne, but isn't tbere a little top much "independent domination"
and    institutions ot her own choosing" in the* document?
WILSON—On the contrary. If you will note the present state
of the public mind. T think you will realize that it is especially.ne-
cessan at this time to repeat this'-.formula as much as possible.
CLEMENCEAU (continuing)—"—and, more than a welcome,
<tssistanoe_idsQ;of everv kind Hint shnilevself n^irWfwT and may her-
self desire "   Do I understand by that— ?   -
MAKINO—The Omsk. Government is' already manufacturing
vodka. So far as we can discover. Russia's only other need seems
lo be a Tsar—aud we're arranging that as speedily as we ean.
CLEM ENCE AC—I see.   I thought' perhaps- /
WILSON—Oh, no May I not comment, on the amateurish
quality of European diplomacy'? "At home we think nothing of
putting fifteen hundred people in jail for their opinions, and calling it
free speeih.    .    .
CLEMKNCEAC 'reading). "The treatment accorded Russia by
her sister mil ions in lhe months to eome will be the aeid test- of their
good-will, of their comprehension of her needs as distinguished from
ORLANDO—The Bolsheviki talk well.   .   .   .
CLEMENCEAU—Let them talk. There's nobody to hear them
at the headwaters of the Amazon!
WILSON—This is one case when diplomacy ean "proceed
frankly and in the public view."
ORLANDO—But what about the other factions?
CLEMENCEAU (triumphantly)—Why. wc arc the other \\-.--
(The Clock strikes five).
LLOYD-GEORGE (with a start)—Dear me! Six points already.
At this rate we'll have nothing to do three days from now—nothing
but go home.
MAKINO (dreamily).   I like Paris, too.
LLOYD-GEORGE-Just a word about Point Seven—Belgium,
you know. That clause, "without any attempt to limit the sovereignty she enjoys." Isn't that a bit strong? Of course we can't permit— .
WILSON—That is another matter for the League of Nations.
That is what the League of Nations is for.
CLEMENCEAU—Aud- Point Eight-Alsace-Lorraine. I hope
you haven't any foolish ideas about "self-determination" iji Alsace-
Lorraine? . '
WILSON—Yes—for all except pro-Germans.
CLEMENCEAU—Biit the'language of the paragraph is open to
misinterpretation. It might create a precedent. You know, Ave intend to annex the Saar Volley,'where there aren't any Frenchmen.   ...
/WILSON—Gentlemen, you seem to liave overlooked the essential point—Point Fifteen, if I may be permitted the pun. 1 have
covered. U with such luxuriant verbiage that up to this moment no
one in the world has discovered it. IMay I not call attention to. tiie
fact that nowiiere in this program have 1 declare*! against the i rin-
ciple of annexation ?
(Frantic enthusiasm).
ORLANDO—And Point Nine—A readjustment of the frontiers
of Italy should be effected along clearly recognized lines of nationality?
WILSON—You notice that I have not stated which nationality.
LLOYD-GEORGE—I must be going.   "What's left?
CLEMENCEAU—Only Austria-Hungary, the Balkans, Turkey
and Poland.
ORLANDO—Give theni half an hour tomorrow.
MAKINO—May'I suggest that our American colleague writy
the statement to the press?
LLOYD-GEORGE (to Makino)—Ancl while he's doing it, what
do.you say to a friendly settlement of the German possessions?
' MAKINO—Charmed. \     " ■    ,
(Both take out tlieir dice and while Wilson'writes on a piece ot
paper,'they, throw).
LLOYD-GEORGE—Pair o' nines! Baby's got lo have new
socks!   What's this.for?   The.Caroline Islands.?
All Ratepayers wfcuosc taxes
are still unpaid for thc year 1918
are hereby reminded that inter
est is being: charged at the rate
of 8 per cent per anavim. *•
A tax sale will be held on September 30, 1919. v
-I  know Trotzky Verv well.      I
.,'nole," the people of Paris marching on ilie Palais d'Orsay.
ORLANDO—Does anyone know when ihe next train 1<
.MAKING—For where?'   (General sihmee).
LLOVD-0EOHGE-I  feel a  hankering to live under
WILSON May I not suggest that there is only une st;
eminent now-—at: .Moscow? -
CLEMENCEAU (brightening)
expelled him from -France.    .   .
■WILSON   (thoughtlfully)--My man Edgar Sjsson  was very intimate with Lenin.    .    .
ORLANDO—Is there a back way out ■of this place.'
MAKING-Bitt we'll have to go to work! "
WILSON (cheerfully) -Let, us* not be .prematurely disheartened.
Words arc words in all languages—ami Russians are doubtless human—and I still retain my powers of speech.
(Exeunt in single file through the window. The eloek strikes
,   SLOW CCRTAlN. ' ,
on one luuilicl (.t..ui n'iuiii|ns .uul H'*1"' 0"» interests, and of their intelligent and unselfish sympathy.'
MAKINO   (with* Oriental, courtesy).      The'Carolines
seven!   Roll 'cm down! ■
'    LLOYD-GEORGE   (snapping his    finger).      Come on—papa's
watching!   Chob-ehoo!
... MAKINO—Come a-runnihg. honey!   Oh you eleven—
LLOYD-GEORGE—Yours, liy Jingo!   Wbat'll it lie now? Kiau-
r-Lttrti    ■* .    . ■'-.■" :*' ■■'." " ■   :■■■-■'-'  * ___, * * * -__—-—___-l__
loe Naylor; Central Committeman
ofthe O, B. U. Meeting Strong •
Opposition on Tour'
Joe .Naylor. mer.im-r cf llie Cv„lnl. 3lonfi th,. ront.- ehiefl-.  ;;.'■;,.- lh(. n0,
(..omwittp.. oi the One  l",in Vi-iimi !,as-; h1i..\ ik; er.  asai-isi  him 7iVi\       '
been  travelling a  "rocky ro:td" sine-led   in   .-■ i-nriat
he leu Kentie on his way to the oi.a-t. j im-n to i/roteM i..:;l|!l-.t ;utv mernintrs
Naylor Ijr.st went, to Kiinberk-y win :• j lvinc h,-!,; :il.,i Uir. .itt-ninu to break
he letl 1-eraie ami thore he,l tt ,-r:u.il! them up. j-or .1 time I;.j.tior« looked
receiit-im ailhmt-h he had to dtbtm-; tniit.. s.-ricus ))(,:h ai Trail and Silver
the merits of the One HiK Tnion wit:: Hen. The miners u<>i-.. dt '.enniiied to
the .distriet president ami un inter-. have a meeting In,: Xavlor advised
national orpni/er A nin^-iive ,,„, ,„,„, ;;wii:,sl , ttI„illuJ, ,;, a,oij-t^
cent vote showed that Kinilierl..;  was  hie.   At ;i:,- meeiin;-, v.hieh were held
'°'w   vr,K"slw'i' il lotl'"r Wi,s r,,a'l rrom Ntivlor which
At. .Nel<nn there was a con-ninu-y ; was ec.tiui.,ia,-jti(all\ rect'iv»d and
against Xa.lcr and niine owners, in-j then' |s ,,,> don-ti iift'i what from that
ternational labor offlcl-als, hoards of 1 di.-,u-iei there will be a substantial
trade and what sonic call "the beua-!s(,;,. i,i fa■,or of tin ONK Ul'.
(demont"   l;ept   trouble   ljre'.vinj,'    "l
them bones,
Cash With The Order
Send nsjjtl.lHi l,iv n tt-ial *ntU*v, llj
you jnefer a Itetler envelope m>ih1 us |
Sl/ie. Prices ft if larger ijiuuitUie;;, are !
|»f.'lit.l'ti<illntt'l,V Wer.
Tliat sort of thing won't go down in Frnnee.   We have billions in mis
sian boiuls—
WILSON—-May I call attention to tho inexpensiveness of adjectives? "
.MAKINO—lint there are a number of embarrassing nouns. What
sliall wc do about Russia?
LLOYD-GEORGE—There ih a flock of Gvand Duhes out in the
hall.   Suppose we nslc thorn in.
WILSON—It is inadvisable.   One of thein might be infeeted
with Hul.shevJ-siii--tio one .seems to be immune.   Wlio knows tliat even
we--     tAll shudder).     If we leaned the faets about L'ussia tliey;
might inlliienee our judgment.   .   . j
CLEMENCEAU- Let us protend that lUiwiia is divided among;
warring faelinns, and invite nil of them to send representatives to   a
Conference at the headwaters of lhe Amuzuu— 1
WILSON (iiinMini?)—You miv improving.   "To confer    with
tho representatives »»f the associated   powers in    the freest    and I tame can be
frankest wny."
MAinNO—The Marshalls.
LLOYD-GEORGE—Marshalls  it is!    Rattk
(They play).
WILSON—It's completed.   Shall I read it?   Tliey assent.
WILSON (reading)—" President Wilson won another moral victory in the Peace Conference today. In spite of ominous predictions,
his earnestness and eloquence, supported by the unselfish motives of
the United States Government in entering the war, completely won
over the representatives of the other powers. At present complete
harmony reigns among the Delegates."
(At this moment the door opens and an attendant enters).
ATTENDANT-- Telegram 'for Premier Orlando!   Very urgent!
ORLANDO (opens it and reads slowly). "Revolution in Italy
completely victorious. Rome in the bunds of the Sovictti." (All
tire thunder-struck.)
(Enter attendant.)
ATTENDANT—Cablegram for President Wilson! Very urgent!
WILSON (takes it and reads slowly).—"You are impeached for!
Good Night, Comrade, And
Good Morning
tllns letter wa., ..-ent l.y 0,ven 1; in-nf - at the I'aris I*, ac.- Table arc
Lovejoy, one of the world'- {treat .-st , s-a.t inn lodaj \\'.\H \trsT Cl-'ASK''
nghter.s acainsl the inbuilt* t.f t-hil-sl, Vou Inn,- b «i:i-d tortvard as Victor
labor, to KiiK.'iie  Vieiur  Heb.,'. jIIiiro loo'ii.-.l toward :i dn\  "wlien    a
Aiy Dear 'Cm.-: j - iu'e.on ujll In  , \] ,|.;ti-.i in puhhc mu.
v , j si'iuns, just us :'n in-truuient ol torturo
Min are ine tirsi oi my umh pvi-. is now, ami people will ln< ii-tonluhed
sonal rrlcnds to he put behind the luu, | m Hunk sn. h n thinu eould liave in-en '•
of ii |)('!iiteiiti.ir.\, Vour Koiti'.-. all.*, ni ■: Vou looked lor ihe da> when the kcub
\vitl, a new, r.traiiKo ciaoli'ti:. and ll^otilil no l.iintei' Ij- ' r'.iwde,| with Imt-
vtiunoi see how yt.u <an In- ,t.j cilm i tli-ihips or Info-iied with mines and
a botli it. To think of .s.ni wlio hue so: subniitriiu h, bill uJien t,at1on.s would
to mint t:,i. iiL-lds and woo:, and • cM.-nd ihe hitud .,, nllo.\sh.|i i.<ni88
ot.!.' ai-rot-a plaiiih , iii.IiIi.mI to u pii:,.,,-,; ih,. „i-(.«:), S<in w ,-,-,. luA utrui<l to
t'cil; lo think (hat the tm*,::, aii.iiKhit voiiv to your in-iiei nnd for
hiiiidchihpii of the !iitl§ t-Mldreii who! this confession we i-hrc ynu ns a wild
hitve tin. keil around ,\nu on lie- KtrietK! bwtttt and 11 nteiuue to Society. Vou
oi yonr own cily... .henceforth shut out ; have ojienlv delicti the law" of tho
from your view; to realize thai those! jungle ai
invading Russia without a declaration of war. 1 trom your view; to realize thai thoscjjuiiKle and brazt nh c.nduetea a veil
(While they are staring at each other, enter another attendant). |^«er..i,u,ltlt,"V's Hll» *™« tbrmw>d\4tdin of nnivcm.l brotherhood.
ATTKXDANT Telegram  For  Premier  Lloyd-Geot g
LLOYD-QKORGI':  (rends)-"'Sylvia  Pankhurst mnde Premier,
Do not hurry home"    (Enter a fourth attendant.)
ATTENDANT—Cablegram lor Karon Makino!   Very urgent!
MAKINO (reads).- "Infuriated people, unable to get rice, hav-
enfen the Mikado,"
'       ,     , ,    ,   \      •»!    1 ,     /*ii  i!u,,,.*,      i„   il... ,l',.. 1 "'a..*' enjoy Muiisbjne and lk»we:'K   mn
CLEMENCEAU (suddenly).   Mnrk!   (All listen.   In Gte dts- lh(. ,:iml!tf! ()f f/.(„u„ uiiUt, ,(u , r
Itcttr ymir chi''rin;; im-.j-aj;.- nl" )ni.:
N'el'y I nmn freedom mnl just s:nvonum-at art;*
j tit' lietr yiuir  voici-  no   inure;      that
'while we whuse nutiire;*. m-,*       .,-,,.,
ttT'itCTlt,   Whose  si'ii'-f  of (In'y   i<     t.i
keen, whose vision h h-cs ci* ar, wl,*,*.-.
hearts are not mi warm and ttsiul-r.
and wIjoho love of tUid Ih ie.sw imen-.'
tn thin!; thut wt* tire to b- m lib.•!••.,
wlille yott an- confined, tlmt  «e ntty
.■■•j.'ciit;   v.JiII»« you at-.- .-ilejit, tbitt    im*
Au Premature ns Jesus
I ulll it'll you the troubli. with you,
'Ueiit*     ;, i:a   |.,.*iiun   till   ourth   ttm  MNtn.
U'c ttren i r.ady tor jt.,u vet.   You uro
Un   |l|e|liil(tll','     Ji,-.   Jmirniu   Wavt, Of
iln.***.*». or Vt;., liiie. of .b'MU.*,. WVII
ntii-tit you h.ty as vmi jkish ut» In thn
shadow* of your tiethR'Vitmie ".Sleoji
uii now and t;«iie your re-st; beUolil,
the hour In nt hand."
i\*s uh ill ahmken bj ami li>. Itciico.
forth litniiv will M'cin ]*•*■* precious
10 ti,», now thnt you inuy not Mi'ire It,
I,,....,I u  eonfiiHod and thunderous roar, whieh  grows ■ bound wltbln  tin- narrow v. at!    what ' W  •      ., ,,,n11-v0" "X t-'-« Mmre It,
hettrd a MiUihta aim wimiciu 1   * - .omr;w. dimhed m IokkI te.htHealitn.s IrlnonwaUHVt ll|)«rtak.M.f tiu.^b.wof
nearer, ami resolves itself into a mighty chorus singing thc ''•'«"'* i(.„„i;f„r„ve M) elcarly n,,. bn«!;nn>t,-y;
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^Iji1 J5i&Uuf £rb0ivr
Men should utiiy nwny (rom
Brule owinft lo lack of alcepintf
mi<*,iuu,-JiUUiiii, Imitti oml bunk
hoii*ej» lieiiiii nvcMrowde.l, No
lice will lie Riven when thhip get
* rifhted.
A. McFegan,
Secretary Local Union No. 1064
APOUOGUfeb   ti-QH    bL.ANUc.Kb
Uie v.tiili of tlm jlolv 1'ity, ittju- that
we know your radiant soul i* within.
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tthriuk from a "tonviu' u** .m uut-lctti
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itt'.'.tu lUit'i.vtT wheil.rr, after ttll, li»*
The folIowln-R letter written by .In-
A Straight Tip
Advertisements in The District Ledger
Hate War~,Guilty!
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'think   vou  lire  Ktlillv      I   r.-'-til!      h tu
vour voice Iiiih alwit-a. In-n ., .,toi-t »lr*>'"«"'n* n utiviour v.. (trinir «he roben
imiv violente, ..ven when \,m m»"' """""Ht «'■<» < toHtci with tlionw.
i jour own beloved fellow work.>rn ' «»» »"'«niu; out onh the i»t»or tnlitite
u-rtixhetl muter u»e i*ji|it.--or'^ h.*.*l I "f m P'-rional love m thl* fetter, >«•!
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j"'* "    h,*",u" j,,*.,, >(.arft for MDMiK {ant >>ar wtu'ii all I M. rum*?
the re|i^?eii»atlves of till the -jfov-.riv OVVKV f|
iw(rmi», WATfTf,^
The ejioip of iVnhontM    require* (he wrvicen   of 1 doctor.
■Fnrfnnh** nnrti*ii\nrn mrxi*
local Uttoa Ho. 1170, V. H. W
of A
tic mxhc arc -xillinz aiid
Miner* art hereby notified to
*t*jr nttny trom fliwnhlll Mine
Wairman?. AHa.. until farther
Maw tnintra mi iV mimi* link
hod Mcdonald.        ,
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Blairmore, Alta '
able to spend money*    It will be your
own fault if you don't get some of that
money     If you're interested. Get Busy*
"To the Killtiif of i'limtwm Ht>n*t*'
near 8lr— I
lenine ■nd Tr/»t«ky mux' be ron j
KntnlBted'    Her* In tho N'ew llu.
mpfl' RiwillttltInK for ntnrtlnu nnd 1
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hwn «pr«a<l ad nau*i«»m by thtt (Sov. j
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wn* nml «tiit-Ml hv th»* 'S*w Kerope' \ tW
irnvfral moninn ago.   Now lh# 'Sew
ll-nipe-fif' I* » wtmtnly ttneitfttlw; -itty
ahljr ran hv n eommtlt** on whlrh
Kit men Ilk*  Mr. Wfelharo W*nd,
IVflUnT nf tlir, Tlmnn*i   fttlini.l it,**-'
an, nnd TW, 0*ieii Watatim, iwntl*.
*m«n In bith oflletol »athoiitv fin
wben tba 'S*w Knrnpe' «<al«d that
tba nol»b*»¥|ki bad mad* a mon-
■Iroaa d*tr** of thl* bind, many b*.
|i»>r*d l« Tb» 'N>w Kotw-p*.' aft*r
lb" abnmlnabla lie bad dniw lis
worlt, la new hromtbt to hw»«f br ih*
Venpltt'* Uunwt&n Infoniuit«»ii Iktr.
mm. and IV 1l«mM WHIHimt. nf llw
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dhovik writer, and r*e*nt* u* *rr*,t..
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imtatkm and *tpr*im*n r*gr*t tm th*
mltlnkt*' We mitht Ifl. Mmgr»tiil«»i*
l/r*nti\e and Trwfaltr, and tb* n«t-
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If Yon W*nl tfa« BLST in Muti Phott* or Cai) on
TN Moat Mm
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rnUtt and Cnrad Meats, Ttth,  TtrtHrj,  Mtdtm,  Iggi,  Etc
Dducry rru:uiit t'u»»-,» SmiM *•.*,» W,
Vbono lfi3 i^atnitr nf *th A**, attfl VMaH* §t.
Blainnora Alberta
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Results secured during the past year re-affirm the position of the Sun Life of Canada as
the largest life assurance organization of the Dominion.
Fair-dealing and progressive business methods have given it leadership in annual New
Business, Total Business in Force, Assets, Surplus Earnings, Net Surplus, Total
Income, Premium Income and Payments to Policyholders.
Arbor Day will, be on Wednesday
next. Don't forget to clean up your
lots.   .
Has a New Car.-—Mr. Rasmussen
has bought one of the three new Bris.
coe cars from Percy Bean. It is a
handsome 'equippage and as comfortable as handsome.
For Sale—A Magnet Separator;
nearly new; cost -$100.00; will sell
for $75.00.—-U. Farnell, Flagstone, B.
C. Apr25-4I
Piano Tuning—If your piano needs
tuning send a note to Box 498, Fernie
and 1 will call and do the work for
you at a reasonable cost.—^-L. O.
Banquet to the Returned Men.—In
the United Church basement, on Tues.
day evening next commencing at half
past six o'clock there is to be a banquet to returned soldiers. Invitations
have been issued to all in connection
•with the G.W.V.A., and an endeavor is
being made to get in touch with all
other returned men. A toast list has
been prepared and it is expected that
nearly three hundred will sit down at
the banquet table.
Wanted to Rent—Funuslied house
in a good location for months of May
and .Tune.   Reply Box 888, City .
Cradle Roll Postponed.—The Cradle
Roll in connection with the United
Church has been postponed until the
28th of 'May next on account of the
banquet being held in the church on
the 29th instant.
A Military Nurse—-.lust arrived from
Scotland, open for engagement. Apply, .Mrs. X. Cameron, Hillcrest, Alta.
Important Notice.—Will the person
who filched Victory Bond Xo. 7103 for
$500.00 from a certain party recently,
please return it or send it care of P.O.
Drawer 437 and no questions*.w?M be
asked, otherwise criminal proceedings
will be taken immediately.
Easter in the Churches^—Easter Sunday was remembered by all the Fer.
nie Churches. Holy Family Church
celebrated Good Friday and Easter
Sunday in the usual form, with its
beautiful services and a large atten.
dance filled the church both Friday
and Sunday.
The Salvation Army held special
services at the Armory.
Christ Church was nicely decorated
for the occasion and the special ser.
vices were very effective.
The services in the United Church
took on more than the usual interest,
being   the   first   Easter   celebration
since the organization of that church.
The ladies decorated the church with
a beautiful selection of flowers, yel.
low being the predominating feature.
Rev. C. F, Batzold preached two very
appropriate sermons and the choir,
under the direction of .Mr. Whitehouse,
rendered appropriate selections in ad.
dition to the regular hymnal service.
All the religious organizations drew
more than the usual attendance at
such seasons. All the Sunday Schools
had special exercises and all were well
Have New Club Rooms.—Tire Great
War Veterans have secured the lower
part of the Xapanee hotel for club
rooms, the rapid increase in the membership of the organization making the
old quarters too small. There is to be
provision made for a pool room, a
reading and lounging room, and
smokes, soft drinks, etc., will be kept
on sale. The central location will
make the new rooms very desirable.
Gilbert Sawyer is to be in charge of
the new quarters. Mr. Sawyer spent
nearly four years in German prisons.
He was with the Canadians who put
up the great fisdit at St. Julien and was
one of those who was overcome by the
Huns' first gas attack. Within six
weeks after his release out of Germany
Mr. Sawyer added forty.Iive pounds to
his weight. Before the war he was
one of the best football players in the
Pass and says he will soon be able to
get back into condition.
•Mrs. Joe Knight is to speak in Victoria
Hall. Before her marriage Mrs.
Knight was a r..urse in an English hos-
pitaL She is an enthusiastic fighter
for the overthrow of the system of
capitalistic production and can express
very forceful'.y and clearly the under,
lying causes of the world wide social
unrest of thu present day. Following
her address there is to be a dance,
another O.B.U. dance.
Roy R. Reno in Jail on Charge of Hav.
ing Them in His Possession
Remember that Wednesday next, Ar.
bor Day, is a civic holiday for the purpose of planting trees and cleaning up
the city.
Attending Father's Funeral.—Ex.
Mayor George Thomson has been in
Ferguson, Ontario, this week attending
the funeral of his father, the late John
Thomson, who passed away in the
sixtieth year of his age.
Notice to Returned Soldiers.—As the
banquet on next Tuesday evening
which is being given to returned sol-
i The Coming Event.—'May Day will
;be notable in Fernie. It will be of
! especial interest to those who take
ja thoughtful part in consideration of
world conditions. E. T. Kingsley, who
ir to speak in the Grand Theatre on
■;iM-ay Day afternoon is one of the most
The Opening of the Grand.—On Mon.
day evening next the Grand will be
opened under the new management for
a wonderful week's programme. A
glance at the big advertisement on this
page will show something of the treat
that is in store for the people of Fer.
nie during the coming week. Douglas
Fairbanks will be the big attraction
on iMonday and Tuesday evenings and
the coining of Fatty Arbuckle aud Geraldine Farrar will also be hailed with
delight. Fairbanks will appear in the
newest photo.comedy "He Comes Up
Smiling" in which he has the part of a
tramp. "The Woman God Forgot"
which marks a distinct advance in the
annuals of the motion picture, will
have Geraldine Farrar as the star.
The musical features under the direction of Mr. Whitehouse will add to the
attractiveness of the performances.
On the opening night early in the per.
formance there will be a drawing for
the silk handbag which has been on
exhibition in Mrs. E. Todd's window,
the prceeds going to Mrs. Lento who
was bereaved at the time of the flu
epidemic and left penniless with a
number of small children.
The United Church—11:00 a.m. a
special service conducted by Rev. J. T.
Fergusson, D.D., of Calgary, and Rev.
R. \V. Lee, of Cranbrook, when Rev.
C. K. Batzold will be. formally inducted
to tlie pastorate of the church.   7; 30
Accompanied by H. H. Jenkins, of
Twin Buttes, Constable McNeill, of the
provincial, police here, went to Newgate a few days ago and located eleven
head of cattle, belonging to Mr. Jenkins, wlio is a rancher living near
Twin Buttes, Alberta.
The cattle, together with thirtylnine
others had been missed by Jenkins
since the fall round.up last year.
They were found In the possession
of Roy R. Reno, a young man of about
twenty years, who claimed them as his
own and had beeu trying to get them
cleared by Inspector McDonald. This
officer refused to clear the cattle with,
out a clearance from the B.C, brand
On the arrival of Constable -McNeill
and Jenkins, the latter was introduced
to Reno as the brand inspector arid
Reno conducted them to where the
band of fourteen head were located.
Jenkins had no difficulty in indentify.
ing eleven of the fourteen head as his
own, the brand still being undisturbed
and no other brand appeared upon
Reno, was brought to Fernie, and is
being held under ?a charge of knowingly having stolen property in his pos-
The Mormon Ranch missed 200
head last fall from the same range as
the Jenkins cattle were ranging upon,
and further developments may be look,
ed for in this case.
Reno is a brother to the man "O'.
Keefe" who was killed in a rear end
collision near Jaffray last winter on
the C.P.R. line.
The second case to come before
Judge Thompson at the present ses.
sion of the County Court was one in
which the parties concerned come
from Natal, and wa^'of such a nature
as to render reporting as meager as
possible in order to keep within the
bounds of decent consideration* of the
reading public. Suffice to say that it
involved a charge of seduction under
very strange circumstances but the
evidence was not sufficient to convict.
occasion and there was abundance for
all. The gross receipts were over
three hundred dollars and those who
are familiar with the good work being
done by the society are most pleased
with the success of the dance.
As a social function the dance was
the hit of the season and there were
many smart and fashionable gowns up
to the latest minute in style. There
were many of the returned soldiers
among the dancers, faces that have
been missed for several years. They
all seemed to enjoy themeselves
——-__io :—-,
MARTIN—Died from wounds received
somewhere in France, April the 10th
1918. Sapper John Martin, R.E.
M.M. of Hednesford, aged 26, also
Sergt. T. 'Martin,, brother of the
above, aged 31 of the' Canadian In.
fantry, of Edmonton, Canada, killed
in action August the 19th, 1917;
salesman for the International
Schools, Canada (Freemason) sadly
missed by their loving sister Han.
nah, of Stockwell End; Tettenhall.
And then tbey tell you that you have
not been over.
The first case disposed of by His
Honor, Judge Thompson, at the Wednesday sitting of the County Court
here, was that of William Kelley, accused of attempting suicide. This
case was noticed in the columns of
The ledger when the Incident oc
curred. Kelley pleaded guilty and
asked for the leniency or the court,
stating that he had committed the act.
as a result of drinking, and promised
that if allowed to go he would never
touch liquor again. After due consid
eratlon of all the facts in the case the
Judge committed the young man to
the Nelson jail for three months. Kel.
ley had been found guilty of a similar
offence at Kamloops and had served a
short sentence in jail there.
*    ... O-     ■
Representing The Campaigner.—
S J. Hartnall, an authorized representative ot The Campaigner is at the
King Edward. Mr. Hartnall is a returned soldier and the paper h.> represents is the "official publication of
the Campaigners of the Great World
War, au association exclusively com.
posed of men from the firing line
only." The Campaigner and the orgau.
izatiou it represents are bitterly op.
posed to the returned men being made
the tools of politicians.
President Christopher and Vice,
president Alex McFegan, were in Fer.
uie this week to take up certain grievances which have arisen through the
eight-hour day coming into effect. We
hope to settle them all up before the
end of the week, satisfactory to both
The following letter has been re.
"Enclosed please find cheque for the
amount of five dollars donated by our
local union to help you pay the debts
mnde By Gladstone Lircal Union in
defending Ukrainian brothers."
Fraternally yours,
Albert Zak, Sec'y
Canmore, Alta.
The police commissioners, met last
Monday night to discuss the morals
and immorals of the city of Fernie.
Not. being able to find it any worse
than other towns, not much was done,
except one gentleman said there was
some squirrel whiskey in town, and
on one or two occasions one or two
visitors had been seen climbing up
telegraph poles.
Over Three   Hundred  Persons Thor.
oughly Enjoyed Themselves on
Easter Monday Evening
Over three hundred persons enjoyed
 every one of them—the dance on
Easter Monday night "under the auspices of the Ladies' Benevolent socie.
ty. Victoria Hall was at capacity lira.
it but notwithstanding the crowd the
danco programme was not only com.
pleted but much-enlarged by encores.
Whitehouse's orchestra provided the
to the Grand Theatre about tlie
middle of May, si    .
"Pacing the Music"
An   original farcical   comedy  in
three acts'
Local Talent Watch for date.
»♦♦♦»♦♦♦ ♦♦«►♦ *>~4h*K0~+
■0* 4.
«►'"■' <(>
Will all the locals having books of
ti ckets for the drawing of two houses
situated in the Annex, Fernie, please
send them in as soon as posible. We
would like them to be all in by tho end
of the month. We wish to have the
drawing take place as soon as possible.
Let It be known that Percy Rawson,
an old time miner in Fernie has taken
over the second hand store on Vic.
toria Avenue. Any bachelor who
.wants a nice little stove call on Percy
any married couple who want a kit.
chen stove call on Percy. Any new
married couple who want a nice teath.
er bed call on Percy. Any old married
couple who want fixing up with the
kiddies call on Percy.
We have made an investigation into
the matter of some person qr persons
on or about the 9th df April shooting'
from the Custom House window "look
at that bunch of I.W,W.'s" Mr. Graham, Inspector of Customs, made the
investigation along witb the miners'
secretary and Andrew Castelan and
Philips Juratz and they found ihat
neither iMr. Gates or <Mr. Warwick
were guilty of the offence, another
person owning up to having done it
but as this man did not come under
the jurisdiction of Inspector Graham
the case will come up later.
First Year (Grade Nine)
The pupils fall into three classes—
first those who study voluntarily an
extra subject, thus having, ten subjects
—second, those who passed on the
regular nine subjects—third, those
who failed on this examination.
This does not mean a failure om the
year's work. To pass on the year's
work, this short year, the pupils are-y
graded by making tho necessary aver„ ^
age of fifty per cent, no subject be.
low 3-1 per cent on the three examinations.
There is one more examination to be
held in June and in several oases pupils who failed this time by hard work
at home and in school could bring
their work up to the necessary stand,
Will parents carefully study the In.
dividual reports which each pupil will
receive next week.
Tho stihidlng of the other grades
will be published next week.
500 to pass on ten.
450 to pass on nine.
On Ten Subjects
Dorothy McLean, 782: , Marguerite
Griffith, C99; Kathleen Westby, 659.
On Nine Subjects
Helen Rudnicki, 734; Jennie Harper,
7ir>; Dorothy Garner, 651; Violet Go.
lightly, 650; Evelyn Bean, 636; Blllle
Dicken, 590; Jessie White, 5S2; Bruce
Wallace, 582;, Lilian Barton, 579;
Grace Hart, 559; Walter Owen, 558;
Radiant Snow, 545; Violet Gould, 543;
Mary 'Bernot, 541; Nellie Mills, 530;
Cassie Thirsk, 523; John Hughes, 487;
Nellie Murphy, 481; Chester Crawford,
480; Minnie Wallace, 475; -Muriel
Owen, 4G6.
Mrs. E. Xodd
British Columbia
The Grand  Thpntra oiwdb nn novt
Seasonable Millinery in the Latest Styles from the
Great Fashion Centers
Coats, Capes, Suits, Gowns, Dresses, Whitewear, Hosiery, Fancy
Work Materials, etc.	
"Tilers is by invitation will any returnedTTogical exponents of laboF conditions,
man whose name s'not in at the fi.XV. He is a good speaker whom it is a
V.A. please communicate with C. E.' treat to hear and the theatre should be
Batzold, Box 353. j crowded to the doors.   In the evening
p.m. Special "Oddfellows Service when
the local order^wUl attend iii a body,
2:30 p.m. Sabbath School. Strangers
and visitors invitedto attend.
It was no small task to furnish; refreshments for such a crowd but the
ladies of the society were equal to the
Monday with a swing*. Now is the
time to show your patriotism to your
union. Only the very best of pictures
wil bo put on the screen.
Special attention to Mail Orders.
-*&&$ Monday, April
Complete Change of Programme
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Vivian Heiu.i
The Grand Concert Orchestra
Under direction of Jas. Whitehouse
Monday and Tuesday
April 28 and 29
Artcraft Pictures Presents
"Doug" Fairbanks in
His Own Great Success
"He Comes
Up Smiling"
Valet to a twit can«ry. we havn a
• o**w ud* for Itoiiula* FairtMnk*.  Then
- tlm bird I'Maott*.   gome thane!    It
* Isn't  «»*  ihoitiii)  you <ali  bl-aino Hi.-
I canary.   Naturally tho bird ttlen away
If thf dmfn open, but th«> plot to.
<}tiln** that poor Douglas KalrhanU
him i«» raich it, so we will |*wvi> ih«>
ri-Ht to ><ur Imagination aa to wbat
U lu *tor<< for >«i» wfeon you nee "Ht*
i-ronftt   10 <i»lUimr "
: ■••: c™«up <w w*    jn ..ne Bell Boy*'
April 30 and May 1
The Noted Japanese Actor
Sessue Hayakawa
"The City of Dim Faces"
Friday and Saturday
MATINEE Saturday at 2.30
The Noted Opera And
Screen Star
"The Woman
God Forgot"
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Irieetfon bf the Grand Concert Orchestra under the direction of
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During our opening; performance the orefaeetta will introduce for
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"I'm Vmrwer mrmrlmw RnHWiw "
And "Monte Orteto" tbe UUttJaaa Fox Trot
David WarkGriffiths
Great Love
"The Sweetheart of the
"Peeks Bad Girl"


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