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Industrial Unity Is Strength
The Official Organ of District No, 18, TJ. M. W. of A.
Political Unity Is Victory
No. 43, Vol. VIII.
THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B. C, JUNE 19,1915
Jnterrtk^ent Creates Complex Situation
1 • -   ' " \% , —'———     „ =_
* . uei DiMn -rue. MAM   IN I m. ■ ,***-*..• . • _•_.*<•.      * _.._*... ai i cncc    ott.    caonoc    im    tdih
Nearly 400
Interns at Fernie
Hillcrest Men Protest
i
T. T. Jlecredy barrister of Cranbrook, has been retained as counsel
on behalf of Martin Bobrovski and
Stefan Janasten, who are applying for
release on'grounds of illegal detention
and arrest without jurisdiction and
without due process of law. They assert that they have not committed any
contravention of any law, nor failed to
comply with any regulations issued.
This case will come up before the pre-
siding Supreme Court Judge in chambers in Vancouver on Monday next,
June 21st, or as soon thereafter aB
practicable.
Services has already been made
upon Chief Constable 6. Welsby, and
it will also be made, upon Attorney-
General Bowser and Colin Campbell.
>    -v
There are now approximately 300
Austrian and German subjects occupants of the Mammoth Skating Rink, of
these over. 100 are from Fernie, 90
from Michel, 67 from Natal, 28 from
Coal Creek, 4 from Cranbrook and a
ffcw others from different camps. It
is expected that additions will -be coming in from day to day from other
points, and that the 400 mark will be
reached before all are rounded up.
Among these Interns there are many
who have, resided in the district since
the first steel rails were laid through
the Pass, and some of the younger
men attended the Fornie schools as
young as the school age permitted.. In
some .instances indifference or thoughtlessness is the explanation for not taking out their naturalization papers,
whereas there are a few others not
yet eleglble to make application,
Thirteen guards on each eight hour
. shift aro employed to see that none
^egfnpA.  art A alBft-p-Vflmdnailniwls-mada.
HELPING THE MAN IN
THp TRENCH
Tjie following donations were received this week:
Mrs. Barber—2 jair socks.
Mrs. Lambkins—5 n
3,500
lined up in a circle around the interior of the building,' passing in order
before the tables where the food is
handed to them, this is done in an expeditious and orderly manner, the men
then sil around.in groups and enjoy
the pleasures of the table (?) in tailor
fashion.
Details of men are kept busy attending to the cleaning, up of the quarters
and every bit of rubbish, both inside
and outside, does not lie around more
than a few minutes before it is gathered up and deposited in the swiftly
flowing Elk River.
Screened latrines have been erected
and a plentiful .supply of chloride of
lime is scattered around ia order to
keep the camp perfectly sanitatlve.
The culinary department consists of
a regular army field arrangement, consisting of a hollow pit with "parallel
rails serving for a seat for the transverse pieces of iron upon-which rest
a number of cauldrons containing the
food stuffs undergoing the necessary
changes to make them edible and tasteful.
Of course, those who have friends
and relatives in Fernie add to the bill
of fare quite often by other foods-to
which they have been more accustomed than those provided by the authorities.
Considering the  large  number of
pair socks
Mrs. Tully—5 pair socks.
Mrs.   J.   Rogers,   Spokane -
mouthwipes.
Miss. McDonald's school children—
100 handkerchiefs.
Mrs. N. Whitehouse—4 pair socks.
Mrs. T. Cupliffe—2 pair socks.
Sirs. \V. iMorrison—2 pair socks.
Miss Paul—1 pair socks.
Mrs. Ldes, sr.—1 pair socks.
- Mrs. Ramsay—1 pair socks.
Miss J. Andre—10 bandages.
Mrs. J. J. aiartin—1 pair socks.
CASUALTIES AMONG
FERNIE'S CONTINGENTS
THE CHICAGO STRIKE
lowshlp prevails and a general air of
philosophical contentment prevades.
Games of cards are indulged in, bursts
of song enliven the monotony, and as
there are quite a number who are musical executants on both wind and
brass instruments, the tones of the ac-
cordeon, cornet,  flute furnish excel-
V
of all packages that are brought in by-
relatives and friends for the purpose
of preventing the introduction of any
forbidden articles. Each shift is supervised by a Provincial police officer,
these include Gorman, Kerr and King,
lall of whom are under tbe supervision
of Chief G. Welsby.
.All visitors must be furnished with
a permit signed by the chief iu order
to obtain access to the building, end
may talk with their friends on the
outside ot the enclosure. Books, papers and periodicals are allowed conditional upon the recipients not littering
the floor with tbem aftor they bave
finished reading them.
Temperance advocates do not need
to agitate a dry canteen as no liquors
are allowed to be given.
The local police authorities aro doing all tbey possibly can to meet tbe
requirements of tlie situation. There
Is adequate floor space and sufficient
ventilation to prevent the air from becoming vitiated. 8o far as sleeping
accommodation Is concerned the hard
floor, even with blankets to lie on, is
by no means so comfortable as would
be the addition of an Ostermoor or
even a spring mattress.
The morning and evening meals are
by no moans heavy, consisting ot
bread, porrlge and tea, but the noonday meal is ample for an ordinary individual, consisting of half a pound of
meat, potatoes, beans or onions or
other vegetables, bread and soup.
When meal time arWves the men are
ient~media ror Tfirlvlng away dull care,
Last Friday night ono over-excited
man, who had just arrived from Cranbrook, F. Nychek, attempted to escape
but had only proceeded a abort distance when he was captured and lodged in the lock-up. This is tbe only un.
toward incident recorded since'the internment started, except perfiaps, if
they may be so regarded, a few have
had to receive medical treatment upon
arrival, doubtless due to the anxiety
regarding their incarceration.
LATER     •
CHICAGO, June 16.—^The strike of
14.000 street car men was called off
this morning. All points at issue will
be settled by arbitration. Operation of
cars on all lines was resumed. The
end of the strike, which has tied up
electric transportation for two days
came with the selection of Mayor William Hale Thompson, as the /third
member of the board of arbitration,
the main question at issue. W. D. Mahon, international president of the
street car men'.s union, will be named
to represent the men.
Agreement to Arbitrate  Has Almost
Been Reached—U. S. Court Taking Action
CHICAGO, June lS.-^After a conference of elevated and surface car
company officials and representatives
of more than 14,000 carmen, who went
on strike at midnight Sunday, held
ALLEGES   221   ERRORS   IN   TRIAL I
m-3,Zi™ Jik.Z rf fai-1^1  Ma>'or Thompson and the city
men gathered together the best of fel-f^,.^ »t wa5 t^otfxA at mldnlgJ»t
that an agreement to arbitrate had
been almost reached.    The conference
began early in the afternoon.
"It ^lobks Jiopefuli" " said Mayor
Thompson. "I wouldn't be surprised
to seo the men 'back on the cars in 24
hours. .It'looks as^if the conferees
Tooinviifbirsbie to "dectae on a Tioard
Words bas been received that the
employees of the Hlllcrest Mines Co.
on the Tuesday morning shift held a
meeting at the pit-bead and decided
not to go to work so long as those of
German or Austrian nationality were
kept on. In tbe evening another
meeting was held showing a consensus of opinion of the majority of those
present to abide by tho decision reached at the morning gathering. Telegrams outlining the situation bave
been sent to the Provincial authorities
at Edmonton, and the Dominion authorities at Ottawa, but io far we bave
no information touching the replies,
.There are approximately 100 aliens
in tbe camp, by far the preponderating majority of Austro-Hungarlan nationality.
This action has been taken by Individuals and not by tbe Local Union
of tbe U.M. W. of A. as a body.
Tbe cessation of work affects approximately over 300 employee*.
i'i *
Bowser Makes
A Statement
VICTORIA, B.C., June ^.-Apropos
of a decision reached last night with
regard to the refusal of British, Rus-
slsn, Italian, Nontenefria tnlnerif en*
ployed Jn tbe Craw's Nest nines to
longer work with Germans and Austrians, «on, W, it Bowser stated that
oa Tutsdsy his department operating
with the sanction of the military en*
thorlUes. had arranged for the Inters*
ment of all alien enemies among the
miner* or the Crow's Neat District end
that a similar policy would he follow*
ed in connection with miners employed la other parts of the provisos.
"As toon ae this natter wae report-
td to m." ml* Mr, Bowser."that *
protest hed been lodged by their fellow werfcnea against tbe presence in
the CwfWs ttmt properties of Oeraea
and Austrian miners, I took Immediate
statis to 4ml with tbe situation. la-
strutting ttpt, Campbell in the matter."
"Tha chief eoostablt at rernie was
to the mining camps of the Kootenay
and Boundary country.
"1 have been In communication with
the various mine managers aad 1 am
pleased to say that thev will copper-
ate In every way possible la aohlsving
the desired ends.
"Two purposes will be served by the
Internment of the enemy alleaa wblch
bave beea employed In the mining
camp* of British Columbia—a menace
to the peace ot tbe community will
have beea removed aad an opportunity
created tor the employment of a considerable number of deserving men
who find themsslves oat ot work at
this period. On the latter point I
aas B«o*i deetraas that fall advantage
should be taken ef the cbanc* to relieve unemployment aad everything
possible will he doae by department.
"In co-operation with the military
authorities at all points have fceea In-
strneted to check up the number ot
eaemy aliens leavtag the mlaee and
to nm that n* mntmrn ee nnmMii* ** '**
of arbitrators."
"They have virtually reached an
agreement on everything except the
question of wages and trip cars." said
Alderman Nance. "It looks like an
early settlement."
Applause In the office where the conference was held was beard In the
corridors outside. Alderman Nance
who emerged shortly after, said Leonard A. Busby, president of the surface
linos, and William Qulnlan, president
of tbe surface men's union,,had gone
Into an ante-room to talk things over,
Congestion of Vehicles
In spite of the absence of street cars
traffic was worse congested than ever
before tonight. Police officials were
attempting to work out a scheme of
regulation to control motor cars which
have been running through the shopping district in tbe heart of tbe city.
They may be made to keep the cars
from downtown streets and provide
stations just outside, where tbey can
discharge and receive passengers.
Federal Intervention
Prospects of the United States government overseeing the operation of
tbe Oak Park division of the elevated
system were seen In nn order by O. C,
Kohlsaat, judge "of the United States
circuit court of appeals, directing
Samuel Inaull, fecelver for thc Chicago
and Oak Park elevated railroad, to resume operations at once, to report any
"unlawful interference or obstructions
by any persons whomsoever for such
action as tbe court may deem proper."
The Chicago and Oak Park Elevated
Railroad company, operating about 10
miles ot road on tbe west side, went
into United States district court some
time ago and obtained tba appointment
i of Samuel Insull as receiver at the instance of a suit brought sgalnst It by
tbe Central Trust company of New
York. Tbe receivership has not yet
been discharged and the federal court
baa charged through tbe receiver ot
tha operation of tbo road and tbe employes of the road are thus employes
of the court.
Provision also was made in the order
for fair treatment of the employes who
havo gono on strike, In the directions
that the receiver shall furnish to tbe
court all Information as to tbe facts
and circumstances in which the strike
wee called.
The order also empowers the management to operate tne trains by tbe
best mesne obtainable. Consequently
the receiver Is directed to resume
operation without delay. "employing
sneh men aa may he available for tbe
parptse."
Tryinf te Effset lettteiwctt
Tho council (ommittse of five named
last night, headed by Mayor Thompson, spent the afternoon In conference
with labor leaders, At night the traction officials Joined tbe meeting and
the prolonged discussion gave rfsa to
bopoe that a settlement was ta eight
•Of the first and second contingent
which iiave already left here, the former on August 29th last, 95 strong; the
latter thirty strong on November 1st,
both of which have since been in active service for some considerable
time, despite which fact, while they,
particularly the members of the first
contingent have been engaged in some
of the most disastrous engagements
which have been decided on the battlefields of the Western Front, the known
casualties, as far as it has been possible to gather from the official lists
and unofficial, mailed advices to
friends and relatives, while they have
been heavy, they are not so great as
might be expected considering the
service the boys have seen.
■ The statistics are: First Contingent
—8 killed; 2 died of wounds; 21
wounded; 7 prisoners; 6 missing; 1,invalided from -Salisbury; 8 rejected before leaving Valcartier.
. Second Contingent casualties consist
of 9 wounded only, or in all 62 out of
the original 125.
The following are the complete particulars of Fernie's honor roll as jt
now stands:
Captain J. C. Deed, R.M.L.I.. who
commanded the first contingent, was
lost upon the sinking of H.M.S. Formidable.
Princess Patricias
K!iied—Pte. David Logan.
Wounded—Pte W E Richardson, Pte
Geo. Dlngsdale, Pte. W. A. Worthington. •>
Seventh Batallion
Wounded—L&nce-Corpl. Thomas W.
Corsan. '
13th Batallion
Killed—Pte. Ralph Herring, Pte.
Andrew Cameron, Sergt. Frank Town-
send.
Wounded—Hezekiah A. Bryant, D. S
Fraser, Xell McArthur, Alexander McMillan. Lance-Corpl. W. W. Orr, Lance-
Corpl. James   P.   Ryan,   John   Peter
,SmiUiT--Se?gfc^WWi!T-©iar.idge. —
iM-lsslng—Lome Higgs, A. P. Robertson, James Scott. Robert Snowden.
Prisoflors—^Robert Crichton (Limbers'), Alex. C, Clark (Routers), Frederick Mitchard (Giesson). P. H. Rob-
inson (Hanover), Sergt, R. E. Stewart
(Gottinsen), Gilbert George Sawyer
(place unknown).
14th Battalion
Killed-JCorporal Thomas Mitchln-
son.
Died of wounds—James J
Wounded—-Stephen    J.
James E. Ward.
'Missing—Peter Dawson.
15th Battalion
Missing—Pte1! Cecil D. Corrison.
16th Battalion
Killed—Hugh  .Melarkey, James
Osborne.
Wounded—George Bowen, ThomaH
G. Chedgey. John Corrigan, John Reid,
Arthur Wheeler, Frank Blakemore,
James Corrigan, Frank Doodson, John
Grlmshnw, H. J. Hopwood, Wllllnm «.Mc
Arthur.
Prisoner—John A. Anderson (Giesson).
Royal Csnadlan Dragoons
Dlod of wounds—Lance^orpl. William 13. Nudeau.
Wounded—Kent Colebrook, Edward
Jessett, James H. Learmond, W, B.
Wilkinson.
Cansdlan Engineers—No. 3 Plaid Co.
Wounded—James Lonso.
Invalided from Salisbury
Percy McCosh,
Por the benefit of those who may
wish to write to any prisoners of war
It should be noted ihat tho letters
must be brief and contain nothing regarding tbe war situation. Envelopes
should bear rank, Initials and name,
regiment and give place of Internment,    Postage tree.
U.' M. W. Official Appeal From Conviction of Murder
TRINIDAD, Col., June 15—Two hundred and twenty-one assignments of
errors were cited In the motion of
John R. Lawson for a new trial, filed
late this afternoon by, his attorneys in
the district court of Las Animas county. Lawson, Colorndo International
Hoard 'Member of the United Mine
Workers of America, was convicted of
the murder of John Nimmo, a mine
guard, who was killed Ocober 25, 1913,
His punlshmen was fixed by he jury at
life Imprisonment. He appeared with
his attorneys when the motion was filed.
LANCASHIRE COTTON MILL
DISPUTE TO BE SETTLED
LONDON, June 15.—All danger of
a stoppage of the Lancashire cotton
industry by reason of the demands of
the men for an Increase of pay and the
threatened lockout by the employers
in retaliation has been avoided by the
decision of all parties to the dispute
to accept  government arbitration.
Find Work for
the Unemployed
Plan to Relieve Unemployment Is
Worked Out in Ottawa—Cost or
Labor Will Be First Charge on Area
improved for Settlers.
iThe examination for entrance and
high school classes will comemnce
Monday next.
Manager Oscar Lachmund is reported as stating that the R. C. Copper
Co. will open up smelters and 'Mother
Lode Mine in July.
J. D. McNiven, Government Fair
Wage Officer, arrived in Fernie Saturday last for the purpose of looking into
the matter connected with the internment of aliens.
Sunday night's train brought in a
young man from Galloway who had
met with an injury which required his
conveyance ln the ambulance to the
Ciiy Hospital.
OTTAWA, Ont., June IC—The government has decided on its method of
providing work for the unemployed in
the west.
Tbe unemployed will bo utilized to
increase tho production of Canadian
wheat by extending the amount of
workable land on settlers' holdings on
unpatented Dominion lands. The government will see to it that the work-
less are given employment of this
kind, and the cost of the work is then
to be made a first charge on tbe lands
cleared for the settlers.     The bring.
COKATO PUBLIC SCHOOL
Following is a list of contributions
received todate:
\V. It.-Ross, Fernie  ? 15.00
Alex. I. Fisher, Fernie  15.00
The Trites-Wood Co  15.00
Dobson and Wlllingham  8.00
Thos. Uphill   5.00
H. W. Young   5.00
Pollock Wine Co  5.00
D. Rees    5.00
Crows Nest Trading Co  10.00
Philip Carosella  5.00
J. D. Quail ."  5.00
W.  A.  Ingram         5.00
W. Eschwlg, jr.
J. W. Gray 	
W.   Eschwig   	
il Meat Market Co.
President J. C. Watters jind Fred
Bancroft are expected to stirt west
shortly, stopping off at various centres on their,way to the couvenclon
to be held in Vancouver in September.
ing of employer and employe together   ) ";  s,1,1,s
will bo done by the immigration autli- A- *Norval
oritles, who will be notified by farmers
who wish their land cleared.
Those who wish work then may apply either to Immigration men or to
register at Dominion land offices, and
will then be distributed as they are
needed. This will have the double
advantage of inculcating in the men
employed a knowledge of farming and
of increasing the wheat output available to meet the demands of the Allies.
An arrangement will probably be made
whereby the provincial governments
will follow- the same system in regard
to patented lands, over which they
alone have jurisdiction, as the Dominion government will Inaugurate In regard to unpatented lands.
In northern Manitoba and parts of
Alberta and Saskatchewan there is
much scrub land for which the1-'settlers have not received their patents.
2.00
1.00
5.00
3.00
5.00
1.00
Orpheum /Theatre       3.00
A. F. Haddad        1.00
II.  P.   Wilson         2.00
P. Rums & Co., Ltd      5.00
Bonnell & Corsan .. .•      5.00
J. W.  Bennett         5.00
Staff of Home Bank of Canada     2.00
W. L. Phillips       5.00
A. J. Carter       2.50
Wm.  Graham         2.50
rs. G. .Moneti, Rochester, N.Y..     2.00
II. F. 'McLean       2.00
P. Marchinek       1.00
How Foon          J, 00
M. A. Kastner       2.00
II. J. Johnson         2.00
The citizens of Cokato desire to express their appreciation to those who
have so generously, contributed to the
school building fund, and also to inform the public generally that word
has been received from W. R. Ross,
M.P.P.. that the educational depart-
Walter_Hill,_j^tIng_5rom_Brandfl3,
Hixon.
McNally,
K.
stater'tnathe and Howleson, from
Fernie, are now on their way to jo'n
tlie colors of the C. iM. R. at the front
to heir fill up the gaps. These .ire
the only two Fernie boys belonging to
that contingent. '
Dr. S. Ronnetl left Saturday last for
Victoria where he expects to become
a member of the medical corps which
has proferred its services for surgical
field work on the scene of hostilities.
The federal authorities, with the con , . .    ,
sent of these settlers, will utilize the me!Llt has m?de a further appropriation
ptpT-.of $200, rnaklne a total received from
services of the unemplyed   1o
this.
that source of $500.00.
"irst"
Ahnvp Is a rmr-
$11,674,958   RELIEF   FOR  WEST
OTTAWA, Ont, June 14— The .Minister of Finance, today said that tho
Dominion government, since August
last, had advanced for tho purchase
of seed grain for settlers in Saskatchewan and Alberta, $8,159,958.25, and
for relief to settlers in the drought-
stricken districts, $3,515,000, making a
total of $11,074,958.24. It is expected
that further'amounts wil^ be paid out
Rev. and Hon. T. R. Ileneage, of Vic- on these accounts before Uie fall, and
torla, visited Fernie this week in con- to cover the probable additional ex
tai irst oniie contributions made
locally several more have promised to
donate and any who desire to add their
portion arc respectfully referred to'
the Homo Bank manager who will
gladly accept snme and acknowledgment will likewise be made In these
columns.
GERMAN PEOPLE AND
THE LUSITANIA
nection with the Roy Scout movement
of which he occupies the position of
Provincial Secretary. Monday evening n business and general meeting ot
the organization was held in the basement of the E'nglish Church.
Col. McPherson, of Ottawa, arrived
in town Sunday evening from the
CosHt for the purpose of invastigatlng
tho Internment question. We understand no definite action will be taken
regarding those interned ln the Skating Rink until after a report has been
made to Major General Otter.
K. P. DECORATION OAV
Members of fernie Lodge Xo. 31,
Knlgbts or Pythias, and all sojourn-
KnlghU, are requested to be in attendance at tbe Castle Hall Sunday next,
June 3<Hh. at 3.30 for the purpose cr
proceeding to St Margaret's Cem*»ery
to qarry out the Decoration Day ceremony.
WILL DEVELOP COAL COUNTRY
IN NORTH WITHIN TWO YEARS
ATHABASCA LANDING, June 14.-
It Is officially announced today by a
representative of D. A, Thomas, the
well-known Welsh coal king, and by
the Ilon. A. C McKay. K.C., acting
(or the. Athabasca and Itort Vermillion
railway, tbat a survey will twain at
Athabasca in a few days preliminary
to the actual construction of a railway
from Athabasca to fort Vermillion, a
distance of 300 miles,   Mr. McKay In
penditure, $750,000 will be required.
"THE CRISIS IN B.C."
We are informed that on June 25th
Mr. Cooke, of the Ministerial Association, will deliver a free lecture on the
subject that Moses Cots worth has
brought prominently to notico in his
pamphlet, "The Crisis in RO," Further
particulars will bo forthcoming later.
One point which tho lecturer wishes
emphasized is that tho question will
be dealt with strictly non partisan.
The, following appeared In the London Labor Leader:
"Sir,—A great deal haa been mado
In the prees about tho jubilation In
Berlin about the Lusltanla catastrophe. There Is not, so far as I have
been able to nee. a word of truth In
this assertion. It Is significant, moreover, that the two most Influential
organs, the Berliner'Tageblatt andVor-
wnerts. both appeared without any
editorial comment, from which tho conclusion can surely be drawn that the
censor hnd suppressed (heir Hrtlclos
and ordered the place to bo filled up
with otber printed mattor, as tho Ger«
man practice now Is. Yours, etc., J. B.
Askew."
Stnfford Wilson, son of Manager W,
It. Wilson, has thoroughly recovered
fiom the injuries lnf'«t»?d upon him
April 8th, nonr Oyon, Alta., whilst liis
aKSfillant. L. W, Ttvimnson, Is liuv
serving'a two years sentence penal
servitude Imposed upon bim Saturday
last In tbe criminal court at Calgary
by Justice Simmons.        '
On Tuesday John Janlch, an old-
time resident of Fernie, was Interned
because of bis failure to comply with
the regulations affecting German and
Austrian subjects. He clatma that he
was under the impression, because he
made declaration of Intention several
years ago, that he was Immune from
the governmental regulstions affecting aliens.
In reply to "Enquirer." wohld state
tbat we have no information yet when
thn report on tbe explosion will be re-
leased.,We bare already mentioned In
th-we columns that Mr. J, Stewart, of
Ladysmith, bad sent In the report to
the .Mine Ttepartment at Victoria,
where it apparently lies awsltlng the
K" msure of some government official
fore permission to make it public l*
granted.       	
AT THE ORPHEUM
When Victoria, Queen of firest Britain, ascended the throne tbere was
tittle Intimation tbat during her rclsn
dittovi,<r).-», jiinfuuon* aad conquests
would occur thnt wonU stamp It as
tho most briiliaut era of tho world's
history.
Orerland transportation was uncop-
eil wilh; ouly o»« railroad exUtod,
Munition Workers
For Great Britain
Terms snd Conditions Offered by tho
Commission
Information concerning the purpose
of the forthcoming visit to Vancouver
of the British mission of inquiry into
the armament labor supply, h.i« been
received by Mr. W. A. Blair, secretary!Board of Trade, were surprised al the
of the bosrd nf trnrle. from Mr W Mnn**1 r..*tmV.i" of mv'lvaa:*j rtk,*.U, u,t
Wyndham, secretary of the commls-tto last Thursday reached close to th©
Aldurmuu Illgg uud tliu members oi
the Labor Templo at Winnipeg were
very busy lust week receiving applications from mechanics wbo wish to
work in tbe old couutry on munitions
of war. Ueo. N. Barnes, MP.. Glasgow, mi'l W. Wyndbiim, ot the British
slon.
The commlfolonfri arc ma-HIo* a
tour of Canada with a view to ascertaining whst supplv of mecbanl ,<s may
be secured for work In Kngland In munition factories. Tbe skilled workmen
are expected to enter an eng,ig<>m^nt
for six months at least.
The terms of the contract which
tbo workman Is expected to sign nre as
follows:
1000 mark. Special examiner* appointed b> iln- nutisb (ioteruuioui wilt
subject every applicant to an examination both oral snd practical before
In- Is ac< t'pted and sitned ou for thn
Job.
No blacksmith's helpers will be hired
ss thero is an ample supply lu tbe old
country. Mcasm, Itsrnes and Wynd-
b»m nr* due In Calgary on the nth
! IriMt, and are -ekpecled to r*tn«I» thew
^rw^.... „.,...„—. -„.— itt this connection would shortly "•Irurtintton www th* norther**! *****i
TiW^ omi4n1n mlnet.4 the t^*r *M\iwiiin*inint* fmtim it, m*!***-** -•«-« t*M*niii*jrT«w. wmm *n
******** m **mt*i in in* laiefwasoat. o* iMMrrtng aaemployed he talma ea la
th* fri-vm tillMiH. fwfl Mnjnr Ttlftfra;' lhuk i-J****, ^i*.-***. oi now**., Op
"**'"       thl ttvea te nrlilsb s»Weeie."~Reie-
Uad Miner. •
pgRHfg emr gAM0
There will be a rehearsal of Um
ll
Wilson, chief Internment officer tor
tht Domlatoo. waa communicated with
to nit effect tint tie men mot ho ro
aorod from tw district to whstem
Internment eamp Is decided upon.
-It bn* h**e Mr*- tfi»#n»*w» nf thl.
department te pwm with mom to
ibo mlws la othor parts o* tit m*
vinm. the samo poller which was followed la regard to tbs enemy aleaa
who were smpleysd la the teal mlnm
ot Vaaaaavat Waal and airaagosseau
wa already ta hand to that ead. Wow
that a tlvtataaWf sitsstfcm hae #**»»
kqiad at rami* tt will reealrs ttm
tht matter bo deelt Itt meP pm«H-
ly-
"Aa taveatimtlM fa at« botm asadt
as to tit number ot Otrawaa aai
Amttum at* awetoysd st Aayox la
tkt mtetag artpertlse et tht Caaadlaa
tAmtmr, tmM otffl* a vm siert
the* f btpm thll all memf »W*»# wW    _    . ,
he temewd fwa that mstftaat camp,} WtwtJJj^JafW^l *£5!»!L •LJ^
i^icfcftnrishsa a gteatdeet tf #■»*■} Oevssen Retehsfef, le a mmtanr prison
ploymrrtt all »h# ymr iwmd, fhtjar charged with treasonable sjrmpsth
potley wW he gtiaati »totoom
^^W^Ny^t^;^^jb^ki»g;tb. railroad, dostlaed Utomn^^^^^Z^J!l^^
itet Vo. ?. wsii ridiculed w the cntSri
world, the railroad (tbe only one In ex
evsalag tbs 18th. at 7 o'clock. All
asamhata win nieaas ht arsssat ta ae-
■^w"*^-**-*<■•■•   -™atmm   ywmr*wm^ir  awm ppoa^^ramm warn* ww^
coaat of baslassa ef Importance.
All peraoae holding property tf thle
head who are aet plsytag tr taking aa
native lattreet to aame, mast tnm la
•ail property at abovo date aai place.
AVVIW    ,
•eta prsgatl tattf 1 memtirt defla
r»«ttl*<:tty boot dt rsesrst al eoaeerte
dtasealea » gtagat al f pat, Vie-
letta Rati.
lent avrefttti lata eritrt ebt ua-
goto ogattl apparteati alia ee-dstta
rfstmnnl.
i. DfCKSX, Secretary.
made, ignored It
The tlllaale stasia, after a lively esa-
sloa at fariegNeM, directed tbt state
KWIe atflftiee commleaioa tt make aa
mediate Investigation of tha strike,
"i'.'! i, -'-..*. ;« »*,m4»»*****.-* m •wk*
■mat/
FERNIE LADY HONOREO
At the reesat caaveetlea ie New
WtetmhMttr tl tht I O. O. f. tae ef
tae most ptsesfeg etrsmtatee eoowm*
«* therewith was "The deceratlea for
chtVatry," a speetat trior etathrrsi
trpoa members uf tba R*uuu m«<m
far mnrltotimn aorvlcm nortomot ia
eeaasctlea with tbelr todce dirties.
The few rtdpletts ww»: Mrs. A.
■Oomsob. Victoria; Wre. A IteBeih.
Victoria, mom rt. nsranr, wowon, sou
Mm. T fWtnitmt tpptmmr, f*w!e.
tttiitaki* n**** it-Mitt,
Mr. Thomas bas spent a large earn
tf money during the past two years
prospecting and surveying aatursl resources along the big waterways north
of Kdmonton, and Is convinced tbat
*,W«w '** m* *.■*****-*-*>** *■* *** tmm- ********
Rhondda district, ta feet. It was said
after looking owr tbe retails of theee
surveys tbst Mr. Thomss sailed on the
Lasllaala.
Tb* first step wm he to enrvw foe
a bridge ever the Athabasca Rlvor,
The server will It completed this aaa*
ton with ti vw.v to atirttng easatruc-
ttoa neat March, aai Mr. McKay atatea 1Mltiii*
tbe rosd win he rommpW*4 In twt, ^T1**
years
Istencci a object of amus«d oirioaily.
Horses and staie-cosches we« utlllt-
ltd tor travel     A trip at that tlmn
r.f»r \*,*„* 1-.--I- ♦-* -">,•'•:£;  :,;.-.„,,.«..^
twenty-five days, while our modern
tm!as ran make it in atghtoea hoars.
Iron-clsd ship* end steamboats were
unknown. Tttsgrsphy undiscovered,
while th* possiblfitfca of the telephone
snhiM havo brought quMtlon of the
Inventors sanity. Psaay post eras
a«* In riwwr fitftow mntl*t *mf iMlt
aetmoortm imnftmit were wed fori
1. Standard HrlUnh r«t*». ineludln*!« itw days Wforc proceeding to tbo
wsr bonus, ete. I Coast rltisa.
2, Minimum cn«ag«m«nt of «U< The patriots <,'sw»«l»a» authorlti**-*
months If snitabl*. II not ri^uireil ior, »i*»« *h«»n <onutdemble pro<rastina-
any work In his trade on munitions of i tion in this matter of •upplyiug ro*-
war In any of the principal c<<titri>» snd ; clntiir*, (♦*»«!>»!«••« iiu«» to n** *%<■% th».t
be wwbes io nrturn at one*, far* paid Mike Sir Thomas Sbae«n#«*y ih*) did
bark by goi"t>rnmi<nr. ut>» Hk<* ttm tiwh publicity being giv-
;i. If government tr»ft*|wrt not |#n on tb«» unemployed problem Than,
avsllaNi", fares to be paid to the mit-' again, it bas *o*t co*****•«-Ve to bring
eil Kingdom. Faros in tb** luU«««l 1 in**** m*e out '•» enjoj tttt* "proaper-
Kingdom In any case. j ity" of Canada, contpkuous by Iti ab-
•i, Pares to he paid 1».«".< If m<«H ; »<-ii*c«', ».« dfUViimtra-.i-'-J. liy Uv J-J-Mcss
•lay as long as wsnted for goverameat j army of every cily o» tbe continent of
wf***1r *1**9*9it. »<**a ■<••>•• *''',..,.   ».
ft.   Subsistence on authorifed «esle<
,.ij.i, ..Jii ui it.t.a.i ui>u»r alltil »tn*"i.-*
tion to datt> of f-tarijag nmih. t
«,   \"o famllU-* will be broushl at!
government's or employer's expense. |
7.   Undertaking to stay for six!
months If suitable work is available
THi PERNIE TROUtLE
Tb* t.mthl* nt Vemt* v**m* Vbety lo
he settled without the discharge of
Hermans and Auarisns br be company.
Tlw»i* who are »!■(*•»»*• will tm- *i*fmee**4
;„*. *.«,-*,**«.•» *s,***..t*im **t  '*•** trnt'immn *m imam lo hw *n etement »« tbo
Krlal government romprhe the follow I ea*e. As the men who protn*ted havo
I trades; Machinists, including fit f returned to tbelr wor* it may perhaps
ters, turner*, miller*, millwrights, »tc„s be concluded that tbey sr* willing to
rlvettars, drillers, shipwrights, InHnd ' accept a* their comrades those who
la* ship carpenter*: brtilermsifceni and;have berome naturalised ElriUsb mb-
boilermakers' helpers; sheet iron||e<ts, Where there sre no greoada of
workors, copporsmrtbs, blsektmitbs. i »»iplcto». ani the pewoa has tlvew
mouM«"ra. -tl. C, r«d*r*tl*s>i',t*t. . »*■<» utti-rm* '**•) mord or w\ it it lair to
With reference to the abort on wish • rive bim the benefit ot his ooth of al-
Taooday tht •rtttsh Rotes tf tStm
Ami voted a mm-of MMmjw,
miking a loUI allowed fee war par-
peats to meet |«NMW.
KILLED IN MIME ACCIOtNT
AMHRRftT, X. ■„ Jena f#.-!fariT
ftlheoa wt« tatfanttf k!H«4 mi a
town moa serioaslv lafored hv the
tmxihiee ml n mp* towertng the work-
men's trolloy te the pR hi the Mart-
tlmo Coal, Railway and Power company's pleat at the Jeggeas mine this
morales.
f*emnn* and Petroleum Ito inform *f»-<<1i/-i*t» th** ♦»»-»'■ **-,** »Arfi'.«* .Vi"ura:ijut:s*u iu*.uU«» *i>
bad jet to be dweovered. Paw of»first obtain form* upon whlrh tbe.v oWlgmlon on both sid**, Tk* torelga-
tht lateriM which we take as a matter write down the necessary Informatlot i er offers hlmsolf as a suhfert of the
af coarae, etltted, hat wetger sfterieallel for, ther If 4**m*4 -sattsfartory Kls.t sad Out*. Tb* King *ad tie
weader infolded before tho world aatll tho next step to be taken is tn pm i Rtare secept him.   Roth should stand
aa examlaaUoa for coaapeteacy.    W«jby   «b#   nm-w  n^tma.    The   ttate
do aot know when nm whswre the et-1 attempt tm*f**t Ht 1»1»I*#-I oobrrtntfiot
amfaatioaa mm take placo ss ihtaejeo loaa as the new mU*H 4o*m tmt
:«<Ui'. out lii'  iSbt*. I'kUUt* U«»-»*»*i»i»*N»-ijb»eah ihe ewstraet.— 1t*w9*h4r*Tttmr,
mmpl* eested to marr#| sad optf ae»
repted, until today we live la the
rrtaien *ra lo a hick maa'e genius
ba* *ltmh*4,     W* How nf no brtttif
IireenUve to patriotism thaa the wit-(to coadaet tbem sre not yet twportet
aeMtarofthfswtaierfelpefrfMfeflTmfto bave srrlved in Canada Itewrs
"Slsly Years a Queen," which will ap. Karnes and Wyndbam do not hii* aay
pear st The Orpheum Theatre. Tom- sM-rhasf-f*, tmt simply a.s**evtala what
aad Wsdaosday. Jaa* tf aad i-toh        Is tke appretlwate avallahle tepply
Yaaeeover.
ieierai of Peraio's pMMSttaett cfti-
t»«ft hate >oiae«i (|h» Red Crews Coe-
tiaaeit. ■r-- ' "
PAGE TWO
TEE DISTRICT LEDGES, FERNIE, B. C, JUNE 19,1915
©lie lisfriri £*&$**
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Address all communications to the District Ledger.
J. W. BENNETT,
Editor-Manager
Telephone No. 48       Post Office Box No. 380
On the 15th of August, 1914, a Royal 'Proclamation,'or as it is usually called, an Order-iu-Coiuieil,
was issued bearing upon the duties of those of German and Austra-Hun'garian nationality and stating
the penalties for disobedience. Below is an extract froni this important document:
"'Now. know ye that by and with the advice
of Our Privy Council for Canada, we do by
these presents proclaim and direct as follows:
'']. That all persons in Canada of German
ov Au^ro-llungarian' nationality, so long as
they quietly pursue their ordinary avocations ,
be allowed to continue to enjoy the protection
of the law and be accorded the respect and
consideration due to peaceful and lawabiding
citizens; and that they be not arrested, detained
or interfered with, unless there is reasonable
ground, to"believe that they are engaged in es-.
pionag-?. or engaging or attempting to engage
in acts of a hostile nature, or are giving information to the enemy, or unless they otherwise
contravene any" law,. order-in-council or proclamation."
After these instructions had been given, we did
through the column^ of this paper refer to this matter on several occasions and urged upon all those
affected to obey the law in every particular.
So carefully wore these instructions observed that
an examination of the records of both the Provincial and city will plainly show that criminal acts
were never before so few in the history of East
Kootenay, as they liave been in the period sidise-
_\ j.iLi-i^ i „_i:_:^_
-ZKiuliiuiiin-p™-iinir
Council has been issued which supersedes the one
date August 15th, 191.
These men liave not broken any law. but are detained because thtt Attorney-General of the Province
of British Columbia so ordered it.
Por the benefit of our readers we will call a'tten-
tiono to the British aet of Habeas Corpus, of 1679,
passed during the reign of Charles, and which for
centuries has been regarded as a precious safeguard
of individual liberty against official tyranny. The
procedure is by the issuance of a common law writ
by a court or judge directing the production .of a
person in public or private custody to inquire into
the legality of his detention. This writ is usually
granted as a matter of right, and is usually returnable forthwith- This is a plain presentation of
facts and as such is worthy of the consideration of
every citizen.
We are not discussing whether the measures
adopted were advisable or not, because we realize at
this juncture the fervor of the public mind is such
that dispassionate discussion and calm analysis upon
any subject relative to the war is decidedly problematical. Nevertheless, Ave consider that a better
understanding of the character of the Proclamation
may enable some of our citizens to reach different
conclusions regarding the internment of these men
than they hold at present.
are .strictly connected with the war.
I &m sorry that I am not allowed to
define these without harming the
cause and operations. But I must
express the opinion that for the success oi the war the government ought
to give up their place to another cabinet. The responsibility forthe resignation of Count Berchtold rests with
the Prime Minister and the time will
come when he will have ip explain."
THE MAIN IDEA
TWO TYPES OF SELFISHNESS
KEEP AN EYE ON MEXICO AND THE TJ. S.
"TpilMli  iu ihc-ijuuiireultroir W*uTr
ei-iKTcte shape was demonstratel by the remarkable
incident which took place at the last Supreme Court
Session in Pernie when the Chief Justice was presented with a pair bf white gloves symbolizing a
blank docket. The difference between the stains
of those who went from Pernie to the Vernon and
l.ethhridtrc detention camps nnd the men interned
in the Skating Rink is that in the former i'iise they
did not comply with the latter part of paragraph
1, that h they had contravened the law whilst in
tlie latter instance (the Skating Rink interns) no
charge0 whatsoever has been laid against them,
therefore they eannot be legally included in the
seme category ns tlie members of thc Vernon and
Letlibridge detention en nips. We .mnko tliis plain
statement of facts bo that our renders may bettor
understand the legal aspect of this troublesome
question.
In addition to the instructions already quoted
each mie of those interned wns called upon to sign
the following undertaking:
The terrible conflict in progress in Europe has
for the time being overshadowed the intense struggle that has been going on for several years in
Mexico.
Although .the -numbers engaged is vastly disproportionate to the European fight there is, nevertheless, a principle at stake of vital import not only to
the workers of Mexico but to the members of their
/;lass in the republic to the north of thein.
V. Carranza has not only promised to espouse the
cause of the Avorking class in their demand for a
decent, standard of living, but his actions so far
have shown him as practising what he promises.
The hypocrisy of the 1 J. S. authorities is plainly
manifest by their threats to play the part of Lord
Bountiful on behalf of the starving thousands in
Mexico City when there are four hundred thousand
in the City of New York, and in other cities a like
percentage as compared to Gotham's population,
who are in the direst, distress. .
In Uncle Sam's Spanish speaking possession of
Porto Rico many of the agricultural workers are so
poverty stricken they live in -the trees and in the
swamps of the sugar fields.
The real reason for the agitation for intervention
in Mexico is not the call of humanity but to protect
By Oscar Ameringer
To ridf the body politic of the-useless .parasite, and to relieve the working class of the bloodsuckers and exploiters, is the main aim of the Socialist movement.   °
We have social production and cooperative labor in all our great industries. Without the brains and the
muscles of tho workers, all the wheels
would stop. The stockholder, bond-
lioWer, the silent partner and the
sleeping partner turnish the capital,
but we have learned that his functions
of providing the capital can be assumed very__readily by society.
It takes equipment to run the post
-.department, but it does not require
the capitalist to take a rakeoff. . It
takes equipment to run the school
system, but no capitalist is needed,to
make dividends out of our educational institutions. It takes equipment
to build roads and bridges, .but we
have dispensed with the capitalist who
formerly- collected the toll. Many
cities furnish water to their citizens,
others supply them with gas, electric
ity and transportation. A number of
European municipalities operate
banks, dairies, slaughter houses and
a great many other industries. All
we have to do Is to broaden and to
extend the system of municipal and
state ownership.
But municipal and state ownership is j
not Socialism.;    State-owned railroads'
John Morley, a prominent leader ot
public opinion in Great Britain, has
defined the difference in the selfishness of a capitalist and of a trades
union as -follows: "There is all the difference in the world between the selfishness of a capitalist and the so-
called selfishness of a great trade union. .The one means an increase of
self-luxury for one man or a single
family; the other means an increase
of decency, increase of comfort, increase of self- respect, more ease for
the aged, more schooling for the
young, not of ohe family, but of a thousand or ten thousand families. Others
may call that selfishness it- they
please. I call it humanity and civilization, and the furtherance of the commonwealth.—Ex.
SCATTERED SHOT
By Oscar H. Atkinson
A man in need is a slave Indeed.
'Farmers need to fertilize their brains
with -Socialism. r
Capitalism always provides a leaky-
roof for those who save for a rainy
day.
Staying below the boss is what puts
the dollars above the man.
Most Judges will 'be tools, tools until
Socialism rules.
(Hypocrites said Abolition was
aealnst the Church, but on the ruins
of slave pens cathedrals were erected.
Text for a capitalist sermon: "Blessed are fleece takers."
Taft turned the unemployment problem over to God. Ti.e Professor !n
the White House seams willing to 'et
l,-, %o tc the devil.
The following official announcement
has been Issued by Mrs. Plumptre,
secretary of the National Service Committee:
       "Bales for the Canadian War Con-
and "state monopolies even today are 'tingent Association must not exceed
used as a means to exploit the working people for the benefit of the capi
tallst taxpayers. In order to give to
the masses the full benefit of social
ownership, it is necessary that the
state itself'belong to the people. We
therefore demand that the class state
be transformed into a government of
the people, by the people, and for the-
people. This can easily! be accomplished through the extension of democracy.
Socialism, then, ls the ownership of
Uio trust by the government by the
people, by means of universal suffrage,
the Initiative, the referendum and the
recall.
STATE FARMER AND LANDLORD
56 pounds in weight and should only
contain soft goods, such as -socks and
shirts with contents marked plainly on
the outside of the bale and protected
bv water proof material. All other
goods, as candles, soap, and tobacco,
vermin powder, etc., must be packed in
wooden cases not to exceed 56 lb. in
weigjit. ^ box should only contain
one ;class of article.
"Cables received from England report that 91 bales containing mixed
contributions, chiefly from WeBtern
Canada have arrived with the contents
mixed together and destroyed by wat-]
er. All those who desire to ship
soods for the men in the trenches are
earnestly requested to carry out the
above regulations; dutiable articles,
such as tobacco, candles, soap, ate,
must be packed in cases plainly marked on tho outside.
By Clyde Wright
This nation is today the owner of
695,401,259 acres of land—enough to —7-——-  ■ ,    .
•provide 100 acres for 0,000,000 farmers.' If any of our readers wish to obtain
livery year the states acquire, in one information regarding the -plebian pota-
way and another, additional acreage,, to a line to the Publications Branch,
and if retained would eventually own I Department of Agriculture, Ottawa,
all the land that the tenants of this  asking for Pamphlet No. 2, will bring
tlie huge concessions "so prodigally"^IsnimteJPby
Porfirio Diaz and his gang.
President Wilson has notified the warring factions they must respect the oil properties at Tux-
pam. In oil wells alone there is 100,000,00 dollars
'; American capital invested, and not 11 title of any
kind do the operators hold for the property they exploit.
The Constitutionalist Party has stated fairly and
squarely that the land and its resources shall be
restored to the Mexican people from whom it was
stolen, and this regardless of whether the claimants
are of Mexican or foreign birth.
This explains why there is so much talk in the
United States by the Wall Street coterie about the
necessity Of putting an end to "anarchy " in Mexico.
PRANK P. WALSH AND THE INDUSTRIAL
COMMISSION
I ,.. at present of
 in the Province of
 in the Dominion of
Canada, do hereby deelare that 1 hiii (a German
or Austm-Ilmigarmn) subject. 1 now in eon-
nidt-ration of my exemption from detention as a
Mil».j«*M «»f treriniuiy or Au.stro-11 unwary), *\„
hereby undertake and promise that 1 will r«>-
port to *ui«h official and upon Hitch terms uh tlie
Canadian authorities mny from lime to time
pi'v:k'!\!.-,, that I wil! curt:fully u'.svrw the !uvn
of the I'nited Kingdom of (Jnat Britain mod
i.vi.uui mid nl' ("uiuidii iiud Miti-h nu*'** w* itiay
W HfK'cinlly laid down for my eoniluct; lint J
will strictly sibxtiiiti from ink iny up nrnw «unl
tf'titi do'mjr nny net of hostility toward* the
ift>v«inm,.»t of thi* country, nnd that, ex**-p',
with the permiK*iou of the officer under wliw
*i»rv«-'lSiiti-,. 1 uiiiy Im- pluei-d, I will itridly u'»-
*titin irun .-ommwiiefltini? to iiiivmiii- tvh,niit.i.
i-M-r :ti\y <iifi«r",niHi<«fiit ri->*}»#«eiiii(sr the pfivtiiif
w.ir «»r the snovi-iiieiit* of troop*. **r the titilHarv
j'jriy.AUibi.* wIiiih the iiiith-irit'.*.-* ■:>( C.tu,;,4.i
<>« lir,,,! iii ;,i',n in,,*, iii.tk'-, >»f 1*1 tv*»|M * -it ,\w
',*■*■,itti-i-* of Cisiridfl. un,\ ihat 1 will do un jt-1
III.*!    'tiiljiit    l»-   uf   HtjltVV   to   Hit     IliititUlUlll     li'
>r tin- !"i»it*»d Kint'ifom »»f iJtvaf Itrit *i •
Mid. and tin- l*ojiiitii-.'ii<§ -uiul |ww*i"»wit»!i<*4
■t'iitiiiil:,
}*nd Itv
I l»«-fr>» j
; When the Tr- S. IndiiKtriid Com mission first begun
itH labors with Frank P. Walsh at the head many
of ihose who had witneswd the ''nice, respect nhlo
and gentlemanly" methods previously employed
were inclined to he skeptical, This is not to ho
wondered at, The sum total had been the production of tons of printed nintter, which few, outside
of the proof-reader, perused, nnd a liberal application of "whitewash."
This procedure has not been followed hy Mr.
WbIhIi. The evidence elicited from these eaptains
„f industry and lboir liotit-emtntfc laying h-arc the
nefarious practices ind id if ed in. has furnished eon-
khiertililo enlightenment, especially discomforting
t<» tho-*!' who Imve heretofore been mon* or h»«t
itpologctif in their remarks when discituwing the nl-
tit title of individual* whom they looked tl|M»ti pn tn-
ciipntile of the connivance at wrong-doing* Ut vrhWi
they have coitfetned in their latest reported prtm*
f examinations.
< That Mr, WhUIi hm iimerted tin* invcMitfiitititf
j probe more deeply than »tiit« the uncrowned fci»«*j
}of finance is made most evident by the lonit etaiu-j
jiir* f«r bin removal by the rccogiitxeil nioM-tltpieo-ft]
1 of '*l»ltr bi/,.** When the finding* of thin eoniniin-l
Unm nri» concluded thpy will «fand 0* tin* more !n-f
. ilictmeiit of the -god "ilre-eit." pin inly (Hunt rati tig j
that despoti«m it in the waddle fodny and intr-nd*;
j ii» •villain there tirifil Ihey who anffor have nn nxxnk- j
j riiiiiti.    Wc rvwli|ia« tlii" i-vr****** in %** nh»P, yet wIvh
1 »..*•)■»,  »*.,-.    , ,,*,*,,ml    * •»»,*♦  *X*-.  ri!.p,:****1.,1   ,.»■'.    -•
country could use.
Without confiscation or purchase,
here is a splendid start already made
toward state farming and a state landlordism.
—Siiree-the-inoney-trom—the—Bftte-ot-
governraent land today does not benefit the producing class, Is there any-
good reason why we should not retain
tho land and rent It to the tenants at
what It ts worth to the government
for taxes?
Why not the lease from the government to the tenant amount to the
same thing ln matter of possession as
a deed amounts to today, so long as
tho tenants used and occupies the land
and pays the rent. Whenever the
tenant builds barns or fences he would
Know the assessor will not advance
Uio rent (taxes), and the use 0! the
land belongs to the tenant, without
■BiciU&tatfon, eo long ai he may want
it.
Along this line the Socialist party
of Oklahoma has Incorporated the fol
lowing planks in the state platform:
"The retention and constant enlargement of the public domain; by retaining school and other public lands; by
purchasing of arid and overflow lands
and the state reclamation of all such
lands now held hy the state or that
may be acquired by tbe state; by the
purchase of all lands sold for the nonpayment of taxes; by tho purchase of
RfR'regsted nnd unallotted Indian
hi^s; by the retention of 'e**vi lan-U
3'ter the expiration of leaics und '.t.i
payment for the Improvements thereon
at «n tippraiivd valuation; election ot
&ll members and officers of the board
ot agriculture by the direct rote of
tbe actual farmers."
SMtMCinv
CT0W BIBW-w «r.!*r»tw*a
back some useful data on the subject.
"Rough on Rats" clears out Rats,
Mice, etc. Don't dlo In the House. 15c,
and 25c. at Drug and Country Stores.
Classified Ads."Cent a Word
RIDBRS WANTED as agents for our
high grade bicycles. Write for low
prices to THOS PUMLEY'S CYCLE
WORKS. VICTORIA, B.C	
CHICKEN'S POR SALE—Sevoral of
last year's heus for sale. Apply, P.
Kennedy, McPherson Ave, Pernie.
TO RENT—Comfortable two-roomed
Shack; close to town. Apply, A. Q,
Burns, 8. Dalton Ave.
GENERAL HOUSEHOLD PUR.VI-
TURK—Por Sale. Apply, J. Caramel!,
20 Wood Street, Dalton Ave.
TO RENT—TWO rooms suitably fur-
nlshed for housekeeping purposos. All
conveniences, Rent moderate. Apply. 316, Victoria Avenue,
LAYING HENS POR SALE.—W. H.
Gates, Fernie, R. C.
FURNITURE    POR   SALE—Mra.
Simpson, lli Howland Avenue.
AUTOMOBILE POR SALE by Public
Auction at the Robbins Oarage, Blair-
moro. Oa IMS Model K. Jl. p. In good
running order. Tlrca as good as new.
Sale at 8 o'clock sharp Wednesday.
June 16th, 1915. Car can be examined
any time at the Robbins Garage.
FURNITURE FOR SALE at J. I.
Maedonald's, 05 Howland Ave.
P. Carosella
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
Dry Goode, Groceries, Boots not
bboen, Oents' PuraUblagi
mm
BAKER  AVENUE
BRANCH AT  HOSMBR,  B.C,
KING'S  HOTEL
ttar ■ii|«pllm! with  th*  \w-m Wlnet
U41101* Mtid Cln«l*
OININO IIOOM  IJV OGNNKtmON
§l)!Cl4tS.
REALLY DELIGHTFUL
THE DAINTY
MINT-COVERED
CANDY-COATED
CHEWING GUM
Make a Corner
Cosy
Collect the Cushion
Cover Coupons with
every Cljitltt Package
A   Good   Bargain  in
En arnel Ware, See
our window for prices
HOW ABOUT
Garden Tools
Lawn Hose
Sprinklers
Screen Doors
& Windows?
A Complete  Line  of
Paints,  Varnishes   &
Kalsomines
J. D. QUAIL
Hardware and  Furniture
'Phone 37
FERNIE    -     B. C.
We AreTReadyto Scratch
oft you* bill any Item of lumber no
found Just aa we represented.   Then
la uo hocus pocua in
This Lumber Business
Wheu you waat spruce we do noi
•end you hemlock. When you buj
first-class lumber we don't slip in a
lot of culls. Those wbo buy once fron
us alwaya eome again. Those w&t
have not yet made our acquainted;*
are taking chances thoy wouldu't en
counter If they bought tbelr lumber
here.
KENNEDY & MANGAN
— Dealers In —
ii
Lumbar,   Lath,   Shingles,   Sash  and
Doors.    SPECIALTIES—Mouldings,
Turnings! Brackets, ai\d Detail Work
OFFICE ANO YARD—McFhsrson ave
Opposite O. N, Depot P.O. Bex 91
Phone to*
Full, supply of following
for an appetizing meal to
choose from.
Beef, Pork, Mutton
Poultry, Butter
and Eggs
Try our Cambridge Sausages for tomorrow's break*
fast.
CALL OR PHONE
Calgary Cattle Go.
Phone 56 Wood Street
FERNIE, B. C.
VI
A. Macnell 8. Banwell
MACNEIL A BANWELL
Barristers,  Solicitors,  Notaries,  Ete.
Offices:   Ground Fleor, Bank of
Hamilton  Building Fernie, B. C
F. C. Laws.
Alex. I. FUhsr
LAWE n\ FISHER
ATTORNBVR
Fernie. B. C.
)WM*W^mS&WS'iStJ&aC€iZD^iK'tr^S
Tht
I
Waldorf Hotel
Mrt.S. Jennings, Prop.
L. A. Mills, Manager
W KILLS.
ht
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN PLAN
CAFE OPEN DAY & NIGHT
Menu a Ia Cartt
Special Rate Boara and Room by Use week or month
MEAL TICKETS $6.00
List of Locals District 18
Cutsets Hot Sum Istst
We. a OpwiNi
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I ut tlir wnirWr* <l»iir1iitt:iB tht- f-ftsi ttw •iltfmfo'* fujftiiJW*:
No Royal Proclamation nor Dominion Order-in-Lr-.n.-.. far tho future- *
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NEVER WANTED WAR . -* -mt^. «„ir confitfear* la the Oot   the aeMler will jastly aak himself, iStf   Common..,	
I *rnm*nt. ter we meet placed ae little j wliether it was Wert* ehlU to fl«lu far. mt  OetMua J. Ibbtmtop, CtAammo. Aim.
• See. nnt P. O. A«nrem
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* 0 ommtW^^^B o^mAmtwt ootPA  mtwo •^^www^'-P^Pe  ^**Mfc.
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potattem Leader, en Indemnity Bill    , uow.
In Hungarian Partiament
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I men d«elsr» with tht »rwt«rt for tta aake.    He will nitkmr lsaeei»»- CItaook ^tte«
tmi.btat' 'bnt llnntnr* nerer wnnt*4itlvmnry a»4 mitral*   to   Aaserte*.IISH F»f»le.........
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ra the earn* ot the 1n4^p*n4*nm party I hopet that it »oaM create a »•« ttnn-1 fart*« Ea Ita pwe^ot ree» srfll hate f ft St httttptntm CMBHwa...
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SPECIAL VALUES  IM
LOCAL pn^psnTY
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tsyUsI OkBNh. tWnRs:  part calk paynkNt; IsIiMS
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THE DISTRICT LEDGES, FERNIE,   B. C, JUNE 19,1915
PAGE THREE
fi^^^Tlte  District Camps
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THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
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COAL CREEK  NOTES
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HAS INSTALLED
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES.
LODGE YOUR
'Willi, TWe Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Polidea
or other valuables in one of thes6 boxes
&at
 FOR FURTHER mfbRMATION APTLY T0
P. B. Fowler, Manager Fertile Branch
Imperial Bank of Canada
HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO
Capital Paid Up..$7,000,000       Reserve Fund ....$7,000,000
PELEG HOWLAND, Esq., President   ELIAS ROGERS, Esq., Vlce-Pres.
BRANCHES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
Arrowhead, Athaimer, Chase, Cranbrook, Fernie, Golden, Invermere,
Natal, Nelson, Revelstoke, Vancouver, victoria.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
Interest allowed on deposits at o'rrent rate from date of deposit.
FERNIE BRANCH A. M. OWEN Manager,
Home l» Canada
Head Office, Toronto James Mason, General Manager
Branches and connections throughout Canada
There is an investment opportunity for every spare dollar
in a savings account with the Home Bank of Canada.   Full
compound interest-paid at highest bank rates.
J. F. MACDONALD, Manager
VICTORIA AVE,,
FERNIE   B. O.
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TM members of the club held a
siaoker on Saturday evening in honor
of the members who went away with
the 54th on Friday. The president,
Joe Worthington, con-ducted the proceedings in his own inimitable breezy
style. A lengthy programme of vocal
and instrumental seelctions was contributed to by the following: Messrs.
McMillan, Oliver, AV. 'R. Puckey, Morrison, Billsborough, Dooley, Millar,
Carrol, Grendall, Maissako, Buchanan,
Hynds, Brennan, Gill, Shimmons, Bell,
Professor Percy introduced the "One
armed Fiddler." The "Paderewski"
of the "amateurs" officiated at the
piano. Cheese and crackers were served out during the evening. Mutzlne
was tho beverage. An enjoyable evening was brought to a close by singing
the National Anthem.
The football enthusiasts of this
camp were disappointed on Saturday
by the nonappearance of Miohel F. C.
as per schedule. We regret that such
an unsportsmanlike spirit should prevail, particularly so after tbe local
team had paid the visit to Michel and
practically depleted their treasury by
so doing.    Nuf sed.
•Bill Branch earned distinction on
•Friday evening last by capturing one
Of tho "interned" who tried to make
his getaway from, the Skating Rink.
■Mr. and -Mrs. Cole, of the G. N. staff,
were visitors to camp this week. Once
more the Garden City of the West received great praise.
The general meeting of the club will
be held on Friday evening.
Duke Home, one "bf the boys who
left here for Willows Cqmp with the
last contingent arrived back In camp
suffering from a bad foot. We hope
r.o see him fit and round again shortly.
Colonel McPherson, of Ottawa, was
visiting the mines up here on Tuesday.
Tom France left tamp on Svi-iday
accompanied, by Jack Worthington, i«n
route for Spokane for treatment by
specialists. The former to receive
treatment for his eyes and the latter
for deafness.
We would respectfully call the at-
SUMMER SKIN TROUBLES.
Sunburn, blistering, and irritation
-are the commonest form of summer skin troubles, and Zam-Buk ends
these very quickly. It works in two
ways. As soon as applied, its antiseptic powers get to work and kill all
the poison in a wound, a sting or a
sore. This generally ends the smarting and the pain. Then Zam-Buk begins the healing process, and fresh
healthy tissue is built up. For sore,
blistered feet, sore hands, heat rashes,
baby's heat spots/sore places due to
perspiration, etc., you can't equal Zam-
Buk. It also cures cuts, ulcers,
abscesses, piles, and all inflamed and
diseased conditions of skin and subjacent tissue. Druggists and stores
everywhere sell Zam-Buk, 60c. box.
Use Zam-Buk Soap also, 25c. per
tablet. All stores, or Zam-Buk Co.
Toronto.
with the Coleman Odd Fellows in their
annual grave decorating anniversary
en Sunday last. Will all Bellevue
members take notice tbat their anniversary will be commemorated next
Sunday. A full attendance on this
occasion is desirable.
A. special meeing of Local 431 was
held on .Sunday for the dual purpose of
1 eaiing President Phillip's explanation
of why a certain paragraph bad crept
Into our agreement, and to hear the
Relief Commiaee's report. After hearing President Phillip's explanation and
realizing that the mischief was done,
the Local sanely gave Pres. Phillips
the necessary instructions to get the
said paragraph deleted in its entirety.
The .Relief Committee reported to the
Local their utter Inability to apportion the relief as granted by the District in anything like a satisfactory
mann-er, owing to the large number
who were needing it, and recommended that the amount be held over until,
we could at least double It, and suggested the following as a means to
that end: That the "secretary1 write
the Executive Board explaining our di-
lemna in detail, and that we place an
asseissnient on those who are working,
rt-nA     ,U*9     ~-              - '
under the old agreement. This the
committee were not- empowered to of-,
fer, with the result that the special;
meeting was called. It was explained to the meeting that Carbondale
Local had been desirous of signing up
with Dr. Ross along the same lines as
Coleman Local and were represented
on the committee who interviewed the
docton tBoth Locals have now decided to act Jointly and advertise for another doctor.
Coleman has been again selected as
the rendezvous for the, annual excursion from Lethbridge on July 8th. It
is, expected that over one thousand
will take advantage of the cheap fare
to view the magnificent scenery that
abounds here.
Dr. Connolly has sent in his resignation to Carbondale Local and leaves
here at the end of the month for Stealer, where he has obtained a practice
and drug stroe.
Born—June 8th, to Mr. and Mrs. D.
Roberts,1 a daughter.
The International Co's Mines worked five days last week, but have only
worked one so far this week. Ale-
Gillivray 'Co.'s Mines worked three
days last week and two this week so
far.
Members of Sentinel Lodge 'No. 25,
K. P., are earnestly requested to attend meeting in Castle Hall on Saturday, June 19th.'    Business important.
Two men were convicted and fined
$107.00 each last week for running a
blind pig.
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Conditions around here are beginning to look a little better of late, and
it is rumored that by the first of next
month the men will be going every
day.     Providence is good!
(Mrs. McKay, of Lethbridge, was
visiting her daughter, Mrs. J. Steel, of
this camp, last week-end.
Born—To Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gar-
deck, a daughter.
■NEW   YORK.—Representatives   of J es have stated that they would bave no
the Constitutionalist government    in r	
AVI-     -.A—    - -
this city have Just received copies of
a decree issued by First Chief Car-
ran?a; in Vera Cruz, which give to the
workers in the -textile industry in
Mexico an increase of 35 and 40 per
cent in wages. The decree sets forth
that whereas "The considerable raise
which articles of first necessity have
suffered in all the cities of the republic, and especially in industrial and
manufacturing centers, have correla-
•tively raised the medium cost of living
of industrial and manufacturing workmen in such a manner that they cannot obtain in sufficient quantities, with
the day's wages which they are now
awarded the articles which ithey require to repair their own forces and
for the wants of their families . . .
and, that several contractors who bave
received requests from the workmen
employed by them for increase in wag-
tentlon of the.manager of the Grarid andtoat some Sn7Se aflSlnS
to the; advisability of arranging lbo\nL^'^LKt.tii^S^x^
time of the Vantages" to suit the con- remitted to .SH^X™1^.11^
Are Yoa Going to Europe ?
See the Great Northern Agent. He can arrange your rail
nnd steamship booking over any line you wish to travel
cheaply and quickly., Passenger train for main line leaves
Kernie 10..10 a.m. Passenger from main line arrives UM a.m.
Train <Iaily cxeopt Sundays. Wn connect with G.N.P.S.S.
boats, Great Northern and Northern Pacific at Portland
mul Khji Francisco for the Pair.
We solicit your EXPRESS
and WEIGHT business to all
points.
Express Delivery in Oity Tree
J. E. DOLE, Agent, Fernie
Box 438 Phone 161
venience of the Creekites. Several
of our people have had to walk home
after the show, ladies included.
The Italians of this camp are quite
elated at the proclamation issued re
mobollzatlon.
All .men formerly employed at B.
Xorth prior to the explosion and who
are still unemployed, are requested to
Sive in their names at the Coal Creek
Mice,	
—J
THE TURKS
were once a great peo-
pie, but they refused to
drink beer, and look at
them now.
MUTZ • FERNIE
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BELLEVUE
Born—To Pr. and Mrs. McKenzie. a
son.   Mother and child doing well.
Gil Cousinb had the misfortune to
get his head and shoulders lacerated
whilst following his occupation as miner In No. 5 Gangway by a plank with
his parlner on It falling upon him.
Pte. Wilson, of the 13th Mounted
Rifles, stationed at Calgary, made a
brief visit home this week-end,
iMr. Tom Beeson, one time manager
of the Bellovue Liquor Store, has returned from his trip to the Old Country, he having been Invalided out ot
His .Majesty's Army owing to III-
health. He Is now visiting old scenes
in an effort to regain his lost health.
Jim Watson, of football fame, hav.
Ing been on the unemployed list for
some considerable time, has been fortunate enough to catch on to the
"elusive" at Michel and has left nelle*
vue to take up hts residence there.
George Christie, who joined tho 13th
M. R. during the month of February,
has been unable to date to obtain
Uio usual allowance for his wife, and
on thst account has obtained his release, and will function once again as
a civilian.
The Methodist Church wns once
again the arena of a farewell. Mr.
Watts Goodwin, the choir master, who
has Joined the 12th M. It. military
band, was tbe recipient during a social
evening of a useful present In the
shape of a Gillette Safety iUsor. pre-
seated by members of the choir. He
left with best wishes for a safe return,
Tbe cricketing element of Hlllcrest
were again visitors to this burg on
remitted to us during the months of
May, .Time and July, and the discontinuance of the International assessment. After some discussion the recommendations of the Committee were
tabled one week. •
President Phillips then outlined the
situation as it had existed in Fernie
last week, and in conclusion advised
us against doing anything of a similar
nature,.as from an organization stand.
-jjGiBt-t'he-i&ituaijun—m*ny-aiready~Mfl'
enough.
Bro. Sam Monetti, International organizer, addressed the meeting both in
English and Italian and delivered some
sound advice which, if appreciated,
will go a long way in enabling us to
The New York Call has instituted
a^news writer's service for papers devoted to the interests of the worker
and from the first budget received we
cull the following interesting items
Has the United States government
Mrs. Corbett Read the
Advertisement and Tried It
A vos, May 14th, 1914.
"I havo used 'Fruit-a-tives' for
Indigestion and Constipation with most
excellent results, and they continue to
be my only medicine. I saw 'Fruit-a-
tives' advertised with a letter in which
some one recommended them very
highly,soItriedthem. The results were'
more than satisfactory, arid I liave no
hesitation in recommending 'Fruit-a-
tives" ANNIE A. CORBETT.
Time is proving that 'Fruit-a-tives'
can always bo depended upon to give
prompt relief In all cases of Constipation
and Stomach Trouble.
BOc. a box, 6 for $2.50, trial size 25c.
At dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit-
a-tives Limited, Ottawa.
inconvenience in granting same, within
reasonable limits, if the measure was
made extensive-to all similar factories.
. ... therefore, I have been pleased to
decree the following:
"Article 1. An increase of 35 per
cent in the daily wages paid out -at the
present time to workers in the departments and other dependencies of spinning mills and Weaving factories of
cotton, wool, jute and agave fiber
which are now established In -the republic, or which may hereafter be established, and an Increase of 40 per
cent in the payments made in said
factories for needle work or job work.
"To >be published for enforcement
"V. Carranaz."
Better proof tnan this could not be
given that the present revolution In
Mexico parried on by the Constitutionalist government is social as well as
political and that organized labor, under the name of tbe Casa del Obrero
Mundial, knew what it was about when
It entered into ,a contract with the
First Chief to aid the Constitutional
cni.se. The Casa del Obrero Mundial
has sent its dogates Into overy city
under the jurisdiction of the Constitutionalist government and is now actively organizing the Mexican workers
in the!r various industries with the
public consent and assistance of First
Chief Carranza.
Directory of Fraternal
Societies
INDEPENDENT  ORDER   OF   ODD
FELLOWS
Meet every Wednesday evening at
8 o'clock in K. P. Hall.
Noble Graud—J. PEARSON
Secretary—J. McNICHOLAS.
ESTHER  REBEKAH  LODGE  No,
'Meet first  and  third  Thursday
month, at 8 p.m., in K, P. Hall.
Noble Grami—A. BIGGS.
R. Secretary—SISTER PRICE
20
in,
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
j There ia more Catarrh in this section o* thc country
than all other dis«*s*<« »»* ***«**■>•■»♦■*»*• --•• — ■"* *■*-   *
In
Meet every Tuesday at 7.30 p.m
■   J than all other diseases put together, and until thp laat \xs"  ' ■ J1'm'   \} c™"~   VJ:. , „
| lew years was nupposed to be Incurable   For a irrrut I C. X,.—J. CO JIBE,
_ „ -v.i't,'! many years doctors prbnouneed It a local disease and I v   of e n   T   I*HjA.-PK
H>**-nii,*h  Hia Pnmmi*5«lnti  nn  IndiiRtrlnl M're*c*rlbwl -om> "-"l™**11-* and by cowtlanUy failing Si,.. vS'  *, t "c,   i. » nrStc-n+T
tnrougn tue -commission on inausinai  t0 cure wlth lml tr(.atmen,, prououmod it incurable. I M. of t—JAS. MADDISON
Relations, Officially given to the Work-  Science has proven Catarrh to be a eoimtlUitlonal dis-	
„,•-• «f fnlnrailn    (hn    TintorM    with I «•*. *>"X therefore requires constitutional treatment   , _.,. , —„,,**.  _, ....   . _„-,*,,._,,.,..
eis ot Colorado   tne   ma-ceraai .•witn j JIall.8 catarrh cure, manufacturwi b yp. j ciKiiej I LOYAL TR'JE BLUE ASSOCIATION
which to fight back against Rockefell-i & co;. Toledo. Ohio, is »•» n..i« rv.„. —■ ---.«, (
 r ^v..  j A Co:. ToliMlo, Ohio, is the ouly CotiatUuUona! cureon
ier on some'thing llke.W even basis?!l!*^!^J^,^ni!SM '
. .....*.   . niey olteTone
_ Jhos«   whn   v*^,*r»h/wi__thr.niii-tl->: U»f
hearings here and noted the thoroughness cWltb which the Rockefeller machinations In Colorado were laid batre
went away speculating about the
chances of indicting Rockefeller and
his Colorado  officials  on   the  same
._..„ -.«; "< ™«»«*»s ub <^,basis that Lawson and almost a half-
maintain our equllibrulm during these lnimlred orrter Jnlners were indicted
strenuous    times.     Some    members - _„
thought the time opportune to geti ,' .. ■ ♦,„,„,.,„ •.,,_ „„„., )au, u,.i,
their own particular grouch off theirL,1 V^T™^?! J6wl* ?t v,«
chests, and for that purpose used Bro. M" *he ^'"./Iwl fvi «tn LZ
.Monetti aa Interpreter.   To clarify the h*?*Bj. .^.Rockefeller • own corres
?awJP.?..!qgg!«","»-*. tt aetMlrectiy Sn tiffStaid
hundred dollar* tor any eaae It (alls to cunfor elrenlnrs and tentlmohlnls.
Address K. 1. CHENEY ft CO.. Toledo. Ohio.
Sold hv r>rutrcl«t«. ;.«e.
Take-llall"» Family Tills forfonMlpatlon.
told
in the K. P. Hall second and fourth
Friday of each month at 8 p.m.
\V. 51.—'Mrs. J. BROOKS.
Secretary—Mrs. JANE TIM MINGS
atmosphere of the suggested indifference of the Local of leers, a motion to
the effect that .Bro. iMonettl be given
tree access to our records, and that
with Pres. Phillips' consent, which was
granted, he be present fit our regular
meeting next Sunday to hear the local
pondence, that he was boss of the situation every minute, His.letters'to
his Colorado satelites said, "Whatever
j the outcome, we are with you to the
end." '
Meanwhile   his   Colorado oniciam
were writing to him boasting that the
r.tttr.r.m-1 -^ ------,      -_    „ww.     VMV    *W^H(  |*~ - - f     --.-...„     fc"    1,1,1,    Wim „,. 11, £     mm,    kllU
orncers report the super's answer to. bin banks hnd banded together and
the subject matter on hand, and that swung the "Little Cowboy Governor"
.ZJZLP! ?rn»r 0f the truth of the!(B0 U M- Bowor8 cal,eJ Ammons) Into
suggested   ndi/ference. lino, that-they had "rounded up" the
A full attendance Is anticipated for •fliers  of  fourteen  of  the biggest
Sunday at 2.30 p,m, .j newspapers of the state nnd thn scabs
.  - ^  .1 wero pouring in from the East and
►♦♦♦South.
Bellevue Hotel
COMMERCIAL   HOUSE
Best Accommodation In the  Pass.—
Up-to-Date — Every   Convenience.—
Excellent Cuisine.
SUITABLE   FOR   LADIES AND JENTLEMEN
J. A. CALLAN, Prop.
BELLEVUE, Alta.
▼ ♦!    On top of this came tho astounding
♦ HILLCREST -#, Information that Bowers had Informed
p, '    *A\ Koekefellec, IN ADVANCE, that Troop
| A, the infamous troop that massacred
■P + *P*PP*t!*p.-***<P4p*p + + Ludlow, was to be formed from torn-
a m._^.i.i .m.m.19.^ -in i.   u .. ,  ! Pan*' men, mostly thiiRs and nunnifn,,
'iiA^r^-^S^JlK *? mL\  ' o bL' W»W by tho mint, oiviier*. but
I ,?ittH.rib?1! i°#th* VlCtim* 0f ,he fear' m»W»a     "ere vas the cllnoher. Thl*
ful disaster of a jear ago. j wa9 Ulj5 b|g evWllBW#     the Commis-
In looking over the list of names tion hns It in black aud white and it 1
the thought presented Itself—Death i <•«-»'( get «««>'. NVitliir can the Itocke-'
Is a true Internationalist, the many j roller outfit get away with it. It is |
with the terminal vowel "I" Indicating; there-In the record* for sll tlm*, th,* -
that the name was carried by one who! crowning Infamy of tho naiion's mosti
first taw the light of dsy In sunny! |ufamous chapter '
Italv, whilst those In which consonants'    There are strong Indication* that the
predominated bespoke Austrian origin.! miners will m-tlo* use of tho evldenc"'
The French or Belgian were reeognlx-; brought out tn this hearing and that'
ed by the ending letter* *'uer" and; information will be filed in Colored'.;'
"tt,"   Tho   old-fashioned   names   of on the strength of whkh it Is hoped
wer* again visitors io inn ourg on,. nmi,. amtn. ti.-S.—i.„, ""•""", "• »« me mr-fnKTii in wnirn u is nonna
Siindsy In nn effort to retrieve their I ~™*7 f» ,, ;,,"^f' ,*"''*'• Berber. I tlint Indictments for complicity, nr
lost laurels, but hsve only tho weath.|rtfln ' i, \1',;;lVir*L8*r.^,^"tU»ik*( -wvi-jHome similar rhsirgm. m-tv t.e c-italne<t.
er man to thank that they did not re- ac ce m "nu,n Bamil>- I    It Is Hnt»-d oi« that ltockefell«»r
eeine n larger druhhlnt th^n former
ly. Bellevue. batting first, hit up the
useful score of 77. The chief scorers
being Hamilton 2ft, Patterson 23 and
Jordan (not out} 17. Illllerest In
response were three wickets down for
6 runs when tbe weather nan Intervened.
Mr. Jack Meade, of the R.N.W.M.I*.
fore*, wbo has by reason of marked
Ability durlug tils tn*  yearn stay lu
ItellevtM) attained the rank of sergeant.
was this week the recipient of further
ihonors, Str«#a»imajor Umh now his
| rank, bnt with » change of restdencf.
fan the ere of his departure for his
i *«  residence, Athabasca, bis many ■ A
frtefti!* pr»*eiite-(l  him  with  a  tery \w
handtoaie earner* and thetr (test wish- * ♦
t* for bi* future uece**. j P
An  Individual, commonly called »I
IN  LOVINO MEMORY OP
THOMAS   TAYLOR,
Died June 1*9,1114
Though gone from our giir    ■
Thy memory and present* are
ever n»-sr and d^ar to us.
Mrs. T, Tavlor and family,
Hlllcrrst, Alta.
The Complete House Furnishers
of the Pass
Hardware Furniture
We will furnish your bouse from rellar to (turret and at hot
torn prices.  Call, write, phone or wire,
prompt attention.
If you ar* satisfied, tell ether*.
All orders give*
It net satisfied, tell ut.
Coleman
COLEMAN NOTtt
♦
♦
•mm-
♦ *
st'»n«l* \*\ etiii'tlv the- Mine j»o«S'lon as.
Ihe miners In the nwti««r of respontl-j*"
hlllty for violence.    It never has been fas,
claimed that |.«i»-non kn*"W <th»t thrw '
wa** to he viol-i'M-i-, t;„»s )»•• lonnwtt-tfd
It or approved of If,    In  fact, b* Is
hiio*n to b<» o|i|nmciI to violence*.
ll Is not claimed that Rockefeller
actually ordered any o»<« shot, or roasted. Hot lie Hpiiroved tbe jiallcln*
which roiilic! In m.in> iJ«-,iih* it I*
liolnted out. He knew ahout tbe formation of the murderous Troop A. and
Iif bi.l.i*! ifif t':i\*.it.iAu i,\n-r,i-\i-,i* it,
th" tint** In rverjrMilnt,
The evidence brought out may sliukc
ir,*, |j.«.1(,i,i to ii* ti*w*t oe|«ri» the Imt
eehoes of It have &'.*& ana?. Tiilmn
'*tf it*i*i bin- ■■** 'li*- ls*i «t»!*fii bet*.
ll ma* ** g'«>'tt u'lfff ni work*.     Iii-mI-
i,u C:*b,rn,„ a t** tht- cciiti-r of lt all.
Alberta
♦♦♦#######
j*. ia» m^f'tnt of fcocal tm to f^,^^! '^V^ %7x r '*-tl'V
lmr« during last wnnlt to tho chagrin | cmi»f,li»r tl.e doctor'* ttii*-n,Uiii w»« Iit^™« ,«1.,!»IL*» ™" "''
of several f«ils*ns.     ttlll Cole, who h*ld la ib* 0^r» Home last Handay  ,I*IPPBS COM-WAIKI now?
..t*.  r**t* ttt tttt*. t*i%n*   .itrt,*-.    «•,#«*•*,  * .**9*9**-9,,.., t      i*  „,.__.,...     . ..™.   ,     M.       a
) natHr  allnwed  an  intoroiUn* gasna j t*r. Htm. t*tmlmi*4 threo m-wtHs *et* '■
' ovrr rltisSui ti*-*', alikb -c-wet him $5, '■ tin.*.*f* iii-fO i* i»'ie» li «Jo«<j ti»» *4>»t,
Alan a aassbar of oar riverside tmb I Data as tbt* odj t*n*r bnt It rwtrkHl «
4mt* **r* fmi-M for b**mg    nw»r», 4m4torh tis* tsi;t*r«ad of last weok
beer in tbelr homes Is tban allowed j when tb* doctor turnad down tb* vt-,
by the law.  They pnid I107.no for v|o-;fer of the mmmUim wUm tmiwti*t*.*.-*4
coALnuurr
»♦♦♦#♦♦#
A d*ngbifr« mwM« trgg arruu-rl
fi. tie weiweril bomo «• Ittter -tt^niat.
Turn trtts, m.kt iHi nvn\'
on- %&#  %M#   *[mi mWw   Mmm
mrpt.
«*n-tatl«*»a tt* fmt% w»r»i,»«  -rtt*,
*^.r^Z*LF*.*"*mt» ot tk«ik»««a. law bemmt tbe ••net ot m*
Ot those hlstorl-ral Iron Cross** whltb
nm tirm •»ajr fer "t-altw* by a eer-
falsi relet wheme mote *1t> he well
hoown to oar rtadtra.
Mra. P. C1m»»»il wbo •»d«r*»*ot a
"nrhUM <si,H»ratl4tl ttxh 'umh. U. *e wr*.
..*.*** **-.*. m...**«*i* .a maw * mmw •**••*
(awi»t oniet* h* tetotttt ti mmt* iter'-
1 m-mtor om* txtit mmth thaa bt* hat
•MggjMjjgg
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A WORD FWI MOTHERS
tt t»A fura-**!^ tufcukt tit nvtthfies t-j li"*f
i*t*otn
M-HtKsiHrt
flrner—4W« tml* l**4* t« thtotAe *k%-
smm* awl mttt-a Prnmtm Ute,
«iSiiZZi™*"1** tmmomooi
hntm* tmt» J. KeeUMoa; aoaga trom
■j ,h i Y'mmmb**9 •** »l«fti onto ,t, r A****
t»o DMmsl'otter tZ*T^Vr^^,aSSLT^*4LSf ?• "*M'w«tm. I slleoi*-l
ommtmom to f4«mot Oepttr A, MAnm-imuti *kW "* ***!   *** •«*
*«*^w a^a^n^m wnm o tm m MMO.
Mr. ItafSMSiiv la lenttop tm aa POP-
ottPftamm^mAmyomottoPbo
mm t» tit IMUL.   Or. tt, «. IUa*ii««4*r« tk<s«*»k '"""•(   ^  ._  	
«*J al*, ih* r*r!|4*« •< a *»• *M *     Onwri Wvmmm v«»,^  am**.        tA» loml tm WitVmon tmmptmtmtl    H pomamtm m eooKamtiOt* tone An
tmmb m o totm ol •wMMsa tor aoTZt, of frKia^2fLlyf > <£2kz— '■■- - "^ ■ «- ■       -1 imp***** t» it****** iht M^i,
ftm wrvrcft* U im smkawi in \bal*n.ntmm wtxmwmZt ^^ m - l,JKL. „ ._. . J—i,   _ ..._ S ^*tttl^kAJkU^^Jki^*^iA*^uuv)a
M a****** cwp *„^ m wml^mmomSmAhmmM leak te*«*J ^MMMW^^MM   •"* U»W *"*«*■
too ftptt. rta-TTS ^TwSSTiS? •-•^*rl DiffllEilf I   *m'a U itwnBffli«n!»(| Ommntta ot
s*8ASitf*-aml*iJ*l Uet^y-as*.   Try tt.
*?.»* tt Ovaatt, Omt-mnu. Ima.
ttoomm^m emmm io m pm* SJ/iS ^^tiS^Z'Su * SS3
i
F. M. THOMPSON
Company  • 'The Qunilty Store"
Groceries, Dry Goods, Crockery and Everything in Shoes
Sre ui for the best in
Men1* Sttit«, Shirts & Shoes
Our Spring SUpiPOMU of these Ooods are all to band and
lli» ar-r«Tlmf r« Is ca^St-U villi tts« imailest goods and htm
potifblt valuog.
V,*. .'-..v »w*U»*u»m »*.»* mmm m -War oi Ktonr and Fftd
Purity Flour 981bs $4.00 nett
Gold Seal 98lbs $3.60 nett
Also   Bran,   Shorts    Crushed Corn,   Whole
Corn and Feed Oats
Phnne 25
Blairmore, AIU.
Tho Store That SAVES You Monty
«s-s TO FOUR
TBJ5 DISTRIOT LEDGER, FERNIE. B. C„ JUNE 19,1915
Ladies' Ready-to-Wear
Spring Coats
9 Coats ou Sale Saturday for $8.50.     All iu the
latest styles.     They eome in tweeds, plaids and
plain colors.     Sizes 16 to 38.
Saturday Special $8.50
HATS
Hats selling for #10.00 to $12.50—On Sale Saturday for  $7-50
Hats soiling for $G.50 to $8.50—On Sale Saturday for : '..  $5.00
Hats selling for #6.00 and #5.00—On Sale Saturday for  $3.75
Petticoats
Moire Petticoats with narrow and wide flounces;
colors, black, navy, brown aud grey. Regular, $1.00
Special  65c.
Ladies' Dresses
Dresses made of fine serge in plain tailored styles-
Colors, black, navy, Copenhagen and tan. Sizes.
34 to 44.
Saturday Special  $3.95
Dry Goods Dept.
Linen Towelling
Made from a specially selected flax; good heavy
quality and a splendid washer and drier.
Pay Day Special 2 yards for 25c.
Linen Huck Towels
These are extra good quality.   Come in a big size.
Regular 50c. pair.
Pay Day Special 20c- each
Curtain Nets and Scrims
In a big range of pretty and exclusive designs.
Values up to 45c. per yard.
Pay Day Special  .25c. yard
Ladies' Hosiery Special
These are all standard makes and sell regularly
up to 65c. pair. They eome in Cashmere, Silk Lisle,
Lisle lace.     All colors and sizes.
Pay Day Special 35c. pair
Ladies' Combinations
Extra fine elastic knit-     Come in the low:neck
and no sleeve style.     Nicely trimmed neek and
shoulder strap.     Regular 75c.
Pay Day Special 50c.
Our Shoe
Depart.
Ladies' New and
Up-to-Date Footwear at Remarkably Low Prices for
Saturday and Monday only.
'it .* *»"
Ladies' Patent Colt Button High Shoes, with
puttee colored cloth tops, gaiter pattern, new shaped heels.    Regular values $4.50 and $5.00. '
Special $3.75 pair
Ladies' Patent Colt Blucher high Shoes, sand colored cloth tops, with patent trimmings; a very
dressy shoe.     Regular values $4.50 pair.
Special Saturday and Monday . .$3.75 pair
Ladies' Tan Calf, Blucher and Button, Boots at
less than cost prices; odd lines we are clearing out-
Made on good, easy-fitting lasts, very desirable
shoes.     Regular values to $5.00.
Special Saturday Selling ...... $2.95 pair
The Business
Man's Suit
Should be quiet and gentlemanly but always well
tailored and perfectly fitted. ^ This is a most popular style and we are showing it in great variety of
new and attractive weaves. Your order now will
insure prompt delivery.
We are exclusive agents.
Ne
Men's Silk Shirts
Men's fine white, palo
blue and pink Shirts, made
from heavy weight Habi-
tan silk; collarsjreversible.
Regular $3.50 values.
On Sale Saturday      $2.50
tusm..
ORONTO
Men's Silk Pyjamas
Made in Pongee, silk and in Habitan silk, with
frogs and military collars.   Regular values up to
$8.50 pair-
Saturday Sale price .,.*,...... .$6.00 per suit
GROCERIES
Special Cream Candy, per lb 15
Special Mixed Candy; 2 lbs     .25
Lowney's Chocolate Creams per lb 35
Braid's Big 4 Coffee, fresh ground, 2 lbs. 75
Lou'ney's Cocoa, y2 lb. tin 20
Heinz Catsup, pints ... /. 25
Fresh Eggs, perN dozen ....". 25
Evaporated Peaches, per lb- 10
Oranges, per half case  $2.25
Wagstaff's Honey, per pail ...; $1.10
Wagstaff's Grape Juice, qts 50
Wagstaff's Red Currant Jam 75
Wagstaff's Red Plum Jam ..: 70
Marmalade \ 65 -
Roger's Pure Cane Syrup, 2's, 2 tins 35
OM Time Maple Syrup, V» gals.- 80
Peas, 3 tins .'.    .25
Bulk Tea, 2 lbs ,     .75
PROVISION DEPARTMENT
Swift's Picnic Ham, per lb ,.    .15
Dominion Boned Shoulder, per lb. . .* 16 ,
Pea ileal Bacon, per lb 28
Ayreshire Bacon, per lb 25
Roast Shoulder Pork and Dressing, per lb 35
Dominion Cooked Ham,, per lb 85,
Jellied Tongue, per lb-' 40
Dairy Butter, per lb 25
Cooking Butter, 2 lbs 45
Whole1 Co'd, per lb 10
Salt Herring, 3 lbs 25
PATENT MEDICINE SPECIALS     '
Seidlitz Powders, per pkg 15
Castoria, per bottle 25
Beef, Iron and Wine 50,
Lyman's Talcum Powder, large size 25
Smith's Invalid Port, per bottle 90
Gin Pills, per pkg 40
Horlick's Malted Milk, large size 85
Enoa' Fruit Salts 75
Health Salts, 2 for     ,.25
 The-StorB=o
Quality
BRANCHES AT FERNIE, MICHEL, NATAL AND COAL CREEK
1
THE OBJECT LESSON FOR ALL
THE FIGHTING NATIONS
From The Young 8oclallit of England
By Allen Clarke
Thero comes regularly into our
street once a week, on a certain afternoon, a quiet little woman, whose age
will bo about forty, wheeling one of
those perambulating pianos you turn
with a handle, She is accompanied
by a tall man, who hofcbles along on
two cruthches, one under either arm.
His right leg is cut off above the knee.
He !■ also, I gather, partially paralyzed ln the other leg. He has a pleasant face—though care-worn—with
frank blue eyes. He wear* an old
sun-helmet—such ns Uio troops In
South Africa wear. On his breast
are several medals. A printed placard, attached to the front ot the street
piano, Informs you that this man
served in the Iloer War, and there lost
bla right leg. As you look at bim, you
think what a fine big chap he must
have been In the days when he went
to the wnr, and what a pity to see him
thus limbless and disabled, and, worse
•till, Iravlng to go round, In a stato
of semi-beggary, with this musical Instrument to eke out his little penison,
Md earn his livelihood. His wife ls
humbly dressed; one wonders how
often she gets a new hat or skirt—and
the ««-«oldler'» troutcrs Ind coat are,
though neat, shabby and threadbare.
After limy haxn ghen tl\<rlr «v*,wt*
cat repertoire—a mixed performance
of hymns and the latest popular ragtime ditiies—In* wife -couius to the
doors with a tin can, and we give ber
onr coppers. Hut, down at tite other
ead of the street there lives a retired
••gentleman"—who, I guess, waa formerly a small farmer. Ile mnde his fortune during that aame Iloer War; ba
bad contract! with tbe War Office—
whether for horses, or hay, or some-
thin* in that Hue, I know not: but I
hope he was honest over tbe business.
Ile bas, however, a close-fitted reputation' and this I know by my own ob-
serration. I bave never awn him put
anything ln the collecting-ran of the
*X-f>»tl!«"i wit*, bit-tiny, 1 ttipjMH*
become convinced of the fat Illl y of appealing at the rrtlrtl gentteaMn'-*
door, never proffers her tin can there
now    She alwtty* iwwm it by,
YVstentny, th* «td crippled notdler
and Ms wife wer* stamdina playing
tk* autteffptaito opposite1 our i\mv,
ohm there camo running along tbt
•W**% *  Mlimi^tlUUf   *t    tt-*,,,*>,,9...       .l-fir;
It-It **- V"'» Tt""-'f mt*** *fifnMUt»f
n trot—bavin* a little barrier oxerriao
—and tt wa* warm work, too, at *4*
«irMffi-wHI bf "b-e tmt thnl i«M«ir **
them had polled thoir coat* off, lef*.
th«tn aem#«hert>. snd were running In
***ti,*.9 (-M-rt.vtp^re*
The ntr**i*pxnen waa PMytnt ttat
chart* elaaals. "Who wore yot witi
last night?" aa tbe new soldiers, resting ready for Ui* war, ran past Iho
old soldier supported on bis rrutfhes.
aa h* tamed the handle of bla mask
machine.
T**y nil kmb*4 at him—th*** One
goto* lad* getting ready for Uie front
The? all too-M at th* «M crippled
•M-UIm,*, ir***., *   ,'ut   U*  U'*U4iX, ,-U   lU ',
nratt*r*4 p**i. 4i4 ihelr tnm* unw
totem* at Um looked.    Had this pte
lot* ot ih* mher tb&r* mt war. tt its
nhmntU sufferlat FOteenuetctt. mA*
-Hnlf raise-* thought tn thatr wrttda?
'Tiiey, nrtrnz. tsW-Hmfcul, Ptto -frt-
t*#* root* in to to tmt, ttt wbleb tb*T
tad u yet hsd tto *rp*n*m-*
f^B**  Wf mWW   WmoWmmp AmmoHmo  mflPBf*  m
)#f—be bad been tbrongb it all. and
cQffNQ fell IVPttt wPH fftl-fk.     fftm% -Ww*oJ &
talo of war. im aftor.
ject of war made upon them, the young
soldiers continued their trot down the
street. They dtd not linger to look,
nor to ask questions. But as they
reached the corner and swung rounds
It, and out of sight, every oue ot them
—and there would be about fifty-
turned round as he ran to have another
look at the man who had known war.
FATTEN INb THE GOBBLER.
.Many enquiring individuals have
been wondering how the "lasy and indolent" Turks managed to have the
Dardanelles so strongly fortified, and
how the British came to have so intimate a knowledge of the fort locations.
The following telegram, from Constantinople, in the London "Times" of
December 3, 1913, may shed a ray of
light: "A contract was algued today
-a Itli the Aruutroug-Vlckera group for
the reorganisation, of the Turkish
naval dockyards. The government
hands over to the Armstrong-Vickers
group the antenal and docks on the
Golden Horn, witb all the existing machinery and buildings, lt likewise provides for a alto for n naval baao at
Ismld. The English group finds tbe
capital for the exploitation of the
works, and supplies the technical
knowledge and control esaentlal to tbo
success of the undertaking." 'After
the British displaying thoir "technical
kn.owt*d(te nud control" In reconstructing these fort* and naval bases for profits, they, with tbelr allies, are now
displaying tome
CORRESPONDENCE
EXPLANATION
To the Editor, District Ledger.
Dear Slr.—Owlng to the many Inquiries from residents of Penile and
District as to why the Fertile-Coal
Creek Excelsior Band did not attend
tbe 54th to the depot on their departure Priday last, 1 have been Instructed by the members to inform Tou that
upon the last occasion when we turned out the .Bugle Bandmaster (Mr.
Smith) told us we were "butting in,"
Also, a notice was posted up the day
previous, both in Italian and English
(why ln English, we do not know, unless It was to keep us from "butting! doubt
POVERTY WEED
In" again).   The notice read!
"All members of the "City Band"
will meet at 9 o'clock at the Imperial
Hotel for the jJiirjiose tit golug with
the 5-1 th Regiment to tbo station,"
N'o name was signed to this document.
These are the two reasons why the
member* of tho -Fertile-Coal Creek
Band did not turn out.
Trusting this explanation is perfectly clear, I am, Sir,
Yours sincerely,
HY. HAIOH,
Secretary.
""*} Monkman, Rosetown, Sank.
Among the persistent perennials natural to the uinadlan west the Poverty
Weed (Iva axillaris Pursh.) may be
elected to first place. You may cut
it, pull it and plough lt, but it revives
again In disastrous form. Last season'I had a very bad patch of It on my
summer fallow. 1 dlBked lt and It
came stronger than ever. Then I
covered lt with long straw manure,
and and on one of the hottest days ln
July I burned the manure and ploughed the land Immediately fairly deep
and left It to dry out before working
down, and to May 1 no sign of Poverty
Weed Is to be found, While we cannot aay definitely that the weed haa
been totally destroyed, It Is without
materially weakened,—R. K,
FIRST AID CLASS
To th* Rdl-tor, ntntrtet, Lodger,
Dear Sir,—Would you please Insert
the following in your paper?   A large
!%V%'^^ri^» «s !l!!!^%^^,^^^^]^
(The above la an extract (rom tbe
"Census and Statistics Monthly" of
May, published by the Department of
Trade and Commerce. When the other perennial weed "Poverty," natural
not only to tiie Canadian West but to
every part of the civilised globe, la
attacked with like thoroughness aa
Farmer Monkmtn did the Iva axillaris,
we may look for some real results.
That ia to aay, dig deep down Into
cause, don't be satisfied by toe surface lopping methods wbleb, whilst
producing Jaunting toura for mayors,
salaries For commissioners and "copy"
for newspapers, are no more effective
than would bo tbe Attempt to waab a
blackamoor white by using "Baby's
Own."~Ea.)
aud looting that we find that cans of
oil found ln the tents were poured
upon them and the tents lit with matches."
REGULATION A FAILURE
control" In demolishing tbem, In tbe
name of patriotism—witb tbe expectation of more profits in rebuilding tbem.
Sucb Is the system for which the
workers are giving their life's blood!
After us the deluge!
Hew It Wtrut (hit
Thero |« one main difference tie-
j tween the armament manufacturer and
1 the manufacturer of any ordinary use*; rescue
ful tommodliy, »Mrh it. that th* Wit-'work,
bridge coal mlnea bave taken advantage of tbla very Important work, The
number of men now trained In flrat
aid in the Qalt Mines is SO. Kipp Mine
30, Chinook Mine 10, Canada Wost
mine (Taber) tS,
A course of Instruction In first aid
to tbe miners of tbe Gait Mlnea la being given by Tlr. Oslbralth, lecturer,
and Duncan  McDonald, prof, mine
and Instructor   of   practical
Further, of candidate* enrol*
ttr doos not Incroaso bla borne demand
«>■>• selling abroad, while tbe forme*
itmm It work* out thn.: H n Until*
turn t*n boost order* for »nb»arl»#f
led at Iho commencement of tbe claaa
•even wero eligible for tho examlna-
tkm.    The ex*w,!ttaUo» was <ond«ct
Here la an excerpt from the report of
the Colorado Military Commission to
Investigate tbe Ludlow maaaacre. It
should be understood tbat Major
Uonghton—who went to New York to
aoe the Rockefellers and Potnon Iff
Ue, tbelr publicity agen I, regarding
their desires aa to Governor Ammons'
futuro actlone—preslded over the com-
minton, and that Captains Dinks and
Van Cta*, whe were anything ibut
friendly to tho minora, wero alao mem-
i bore. Read tbla confeaelon of aba-mo,
wblch bas become a matter of record:
"During the reaming and tTtenrarda
'Ik* »t»t tohwy was t»y*d#« bf the
*4 by I*. Uttnrltm nnd the following feeidlere end »l»e goarde for «iHt *
MM
sre destroy*™ trom. my Austria, this i candidate* wtr* meeetiful:     Tboa. different purpose   By th's Htm thn
ilea '■ to a demand ror an Heroaae in Teoadale, 17 pc.; Cris Dottatdmn, ««Uniformed guardsmen had Men lotoof
th»' British navy; If Krupps can work p.c: Tho*. Lewis, 11 po.; flnatlve Oat-' by large nnmhoro of men In civilian nt-
jiip "sear**" in tb* V-wrch papers, un      * ** ""*" """ «■"•*—-" *• — * -*- — *-— «—
i tinn t'ic French civcmmenf tots hm;f
|«»' orders moro monlUona from Bch-
K.,',*,,   <k-i« **>« flr*m*mma ttmnlttn-hal-
■<«eti* Ht ordetfli* from Kmppa.   TbOtj*ora-,( j ***m*mm*mim*> ** -tt-mrtauMttr.
tlii\topn******.*mi>M*>*i*x **'. ****<*■< *.••'*!, *'">"" ''^JI^/^^^-Lm.  _ "J-V ,l!'« 11lllt'- N"' ^mf tittht-hrttri-
lamk and -garoor th* profits'   W. 31.| ^^V*™ ««noNAM>.   I t-ip of thn tontt, the nond-rowtpt wm*
' v ia the a C. Federationlst. | Inspeetor Mine Rescue Work, ber of m«n hni paaeed oot of thoir of-
!   tThe nbovo extract should ho an eh-1 !*»**«*■*• Alf. . nmnt vwtiol, M' mm4 to ht aa
tjeet i#a«on to nomn ot tbe ultra-pat- •*""       ■'"'"     ,        \ttmr sM hnd beemte a web.    Deoht-
1 rM«     A *tmi*'* ran* of "iwatln I win. 1   "Yon »honld hsve heard tbe taffcar leas alt wore teeing rod on both eldoa
ttnm yom mm.       Mmm*im*pa*tmm**li*,t,*.A  -A-XX^r^-^r^*'^  "''** '•""""^
ttonp ioppiv the mtterfal to tho Twrke W* breodliortel."    Thus * Manitoba
»nd get tm tor It    Later «tr k #•> *»Wlor writing bom* to hia perotti.
By Carl D. Thompsoq
Socialists believe tliat the only solution of the trust question is the public
ownership of tbe trusts. They believe that the attempt to solve the
problem by regulation ls a failure and
perhaps a 'fraud. The Socialist position on the subject ot regulation Is
very well stated by Daniel *.W. Hoan,
city attorney of Milwaukee, in bla
booklet on "The Failure of Regulation."    He aays:
"Regulation of public service cor-
poratlona waa experimented with for
nearly half a century in European
countries and abandoned In favor ot
government ownership long beforo the
reformers and progressives introduced
this wonderful remedy into American
politico.
"In 1878 our nation started out to
regulate railroads. We have had
the Interstate commerce commission
at work for thirty-five yeara, Finding
lhat ntvtlonal regulation did not solve
the problem, the atatea began appointing commissions to regulate the railroads and otber utilities.
"And of all tho elate utility lawa for
tbo regulation ot truata and corporations the Wlacontln loo It regarded
aa the best Practically all the reformers Jtfre* that Wisconsin hat a
flrat-clasa regulation law, It has aerv-
ed «s « model for other atatea.
"I take tbla, therefore-, as the best
regulation can produce, nnd 1 venture
the statement that no shrewder piece
of political humbuggery and down*
right frond hu ever beon placed upon
tbe statute books than the Wisconsin
Kabllc utility tew. It Is supposed to
s legislation for tho people. In fact.
It Is legislation for the" money oligarchy,"
He .then takes un and established
tb« following propottt'oiu:
i. Regulation has raited rateo In*
»tiad of lowelt.g th#t<
I. Regulation hts effectually Mock*
ed mtrnklpot ownership, ollmlnated
competition Md otherwise helped tht
corporations to tighten their grip upon
tht people.
t.  It tneroaeos the dividends of the
tend, n p,e; Ht, McDonald, tl p.r.tjnro, p«rt of whom owe frooi Troop corporations.
Walter Vyt*. tl p. ry, Mb, Kalsmtth. A, end part of thew mint turd* til    4.  It fsvora Urge consumers.
iMpe.   ur. Levottagkkgkity ««w.n*a«id*[unknown to tlm miimmto mmlntnl   \  tt kalp* to mm labor lit
ed the candidate, oa their pneUealland their officer! oni tn unused aadj j^uost
work.
','our tflirHlrtit HM^fl'TiV
nt'VOAM MenriNAM).
sub-
CIVILIZATION ON THE
BACKS OF THE POOR
The facts' concerning our modern
civilization are becoming moro and
more clearly defined in the thinking of
all public men today.. So much so
that now wo are often able to atate
the Socialist views of the situation In
the words of those who are not known
as Socialists.
I present today some strong words
from a'recent work by Algernon Crap-
sey ln hia "Rise of the Working Class,"
pp. 309413.   He says:
"From the beginning ot civilisation
down to tho present time It has been
a fundamental principle that lt li the
right and the duty of the strong man
to make jthe weak man work for him.
Civilisation bas been built up by tho
exploitation of the weak by the strong.
"Ancient society expressed this principle frankly and brutally In the lu-
stltuHon of slavery, Serfdom, which
om at. advance upon slavery, was ttvt
economic system of the middle ages,
"In modern times wo have a system
of exploitation more perfect, more destructive, than even ancient slavery or
medieval serfdom. The wage aye-
torn which is In vogue at the present
time does not even look upon a workman as t slave or a servant. It does
not girt bim even so much of human
Ity ts belonged*to those oppressed
classes ot former times, He is treat*
ed aa if ho wero Impersonal—without
bodr, parts or passlona, Ho Is bought
and sold in the market na so much labor commodity, Kt Is speeded up to
exhaustion and scrapped without
mercy. *He is given hut * small portion of tht products of his labor end
is subjected to living conditions tbat
deplete hit energies tnd arrest his
natural development.
"Tbls state of affairs can not endure Indefinitely, tt is already In
process of destruction. Tht poor tro
awakening to 1 eonaclousneaa ef tbe
ftet that tbey are dolngthe unrequited
labor of tht world. The rise of tbe
working class to aelf-eonselontness
tnd class consciousness la putting 'he
existing order In periL Just ts soon
ta thtt class eonsetouneta become*
eo-extstent with even t m^orltF of
the working class in Ul countr!**, th»n
tht prosont game It up. Tbt working
claaa will no longer piny it, and unless
the working class holds Its bsnd tbt
other hand in the game la useless."
To which 7 would meretr tdd—«het#-
foro ofrlllsathm mutt get off the baokt
■*,* tm* ******   »*if ««w«Hkiw» ottmn tho
v.*_. y IOc
Packet of       .
WILSONS    \
FLY PADS!
\ WILL KILL MORE FLIES THAN /
L    $8°-0 WORTH  OF  ANY   ,U
.STICKY UY CATCHER
Y
THREE CHIER8 FOR
LITTLE DBNMARKI
Three cheers for Denmark! On tho
3rd of June tbe Danish Rlgsdag, the
national parliament, unanimously parsed the new Constitution, which abolish-
es all apecial electoral privileges and
confers suffrage on women, On the
same afternoon King Christian signed
the Constitution. This latest victory
tor woman's suffrage demonstrates the
Irresistible ptnrcb of human progress.
1
Tbe tottl amount subscribed by tha
Farmers' tnd Women't Institutes of
the Province towarda Institutes Patrio-
I tto Fund, tnd its tpportlonment, Is ts
follows;
January 12th. 1918, £891 la. M, <M.-
860.65).  Distributed as follows: Del-
Snm Relief Fund, £M0; Prtnco ot
'ales National Relief Fund. £391 Is.
Sd. An additional |5»7.M hsd been
collected up to April ttth, till, mak-
Ing a total of $«*48.fti.
ammmtmrntatmrnmrnmamttaamaatammmammmamm*
NIIM WORK
\ mif-ifm V**<nr* ttmemr »%»' ftati wet mmm tod methods by wbleli it mny
nxiptst.
cUM.l and the same firm is oae
|»ho»e furnishing.tht material to
"They looked like white-flood hungry
wolves who bad had their blood lest
troy tbol^ tndWkewtae gist ptld for I rottsfled.-    Thwa t tttff officer dot*
it.   IncMfntally t few Uvea auy he
feet, btrt the root of tlpM ta net debited
■ to A-msimnt-AItaker*, ot at.   W* sU't-
l cole tho Jtgscfwaot tot tt lotto whilst
ticci;ytlri£ « ptTfr^'tfj- nmpmr A* -**4-
i ©«*sl Imi^b-nry in ar*orilajwie *Wh tM-
' lised nscthedte.    IWrMeaits Itto  this
. .s^vaUd prow* •*« etoopmor,    t^ntor-
innately they hm* mt. to far, pmrbnym
tbey may he etwdted n little atoro whs*
ttm mmtitmm from th* wtr mhMo ar-
*>*"*    Th* oM motto, -rtntrm ot dt-1 Wim*
**mm  **t  pm e*u,-*  **Mm"   t, tW* , uia'fii!
sweet* tt Is to dlo Psr Me^e sn cttns*}     ^^
uvi t»n iv www* appraurl&tety pant-!   Tfcw
by
eribtng tht rtttmi of t Canadian rogt*
moot after 0 htttlo.   Verily wtr it t
%nv moral mpfffiinr*
terir ftrttle.
Hitch tf tbtte points It fortUlod tnd
Mr «#tMMh«d bf no nbppbbboo ot
tnetn pot laformtUM drtwm ftmi tht
aetsal ttperieuee of tht oHlet Is Wit.
cw»*f» tw fhetr ftirht wtth tho pobttP
otilltlee
Keir lltrdle, whoM roeovtry from
lUteat wte aatonteed rooeatly. Is otto
again rtporttd to bt on tht sick list
and In a somewhat criUcal condition.
Corporal George Mills, the Uth-
bridge mtn who returned from tho
front recently sa asedlrollr unfit for
further service, tfter bttng wounded
tt the htttle of Neuve Chsppelle, to
handl} It toed of torno kind of ioh
j wherewith to earn tho moans ef ns*
tentaco. Mills landed back It Uth-
bridge practically wltbett fliatdal
means, after playing his pert In the
cause of Empire, and several cltlsens
are Interosflng themselves lu getting
work for tht veteret.--Hef»l(d, luth-
llf HI HP*
i   (He wto raw moy roao.    *»o «■*•
awl Ihuv  W'B,1 \n- tnuti.v  rfmllnr tn
fstinctd htftro the wtr ta ended, If
I past nperitnees ht teotpttd ts 1
htHtritm.-4Bt4.)
IMFERIAI. DOMINIONS
An British
Almttt to Atrotfty.
Ooroua Oeterol: *Ahmtl that cotho-
drol!"
AMei MTbM to Mt • etthedral, ie»
*t*l . Thtt to a brewery"
Ooraron Oeterat:     "Aeb. hlmmsl.
tt  awfal  mtotohe  I
'   >?c3ir Turl' Pitnttt.
ATbotfttr tht laapreootsws Itis eV|4t* for prtrote property
....**- ^     ™        _ ffoeWlWler
EMk» ot docroum «ot pro | bought lb. Vntm JWedJeal CelJ.
has
a
"Ttll may account for tbt ttssne
thootttg hy tht strtkere dtrltg tkt
rescue of their wttw Md ohlldrou
aad lt may alao tcetMt tor whtt happened tn tho toata.
"Wo riad that tht UaU were Ml all
ef thom destioisd ht twldsiitl flro.
Ven nett iwMMw ewsrmed Into the
eolooy *ad deliberats-ly aaaistod tht
tmsflatratte* hy sprotdltg tht flro
trom toot to tatt.
"Beyoad t doubt ft wm toot to te-
teottooaiiy thtt the Itot MhnM deotroy
tbo «h«9o of the oototy.    This, ttt,.    _. -...,_      .^
was *rttmm*t*4 by ibo usMl toot.   fPttrogroi tt Tendon, that wtAAAA
"Men ttd soldiers sefrod Md too* mw Hots hroh* ott ni ttt ttth l»
tnm the twts ■nUieur owmm bo\mmt mobb m tt* ttmtm A tmm ttnm
tbeir ***** *t tbm mnmmM,     ta thiefBvoir store*.    BvMewtly
way, clothes, bedding, smcte«otj*w*t-
W |*f   M»jrfPP% 1-OTffy  MMB
term *%tp -tww tw www.w Ten s wn. *
'WOlim]llB.C5oelCretk.   Apply, ft.
FalrekMgh. prop, Oatl Crook. tsC.
rectrdt tttttttft} tw 'ttt
l*i&t*«Att of tS Brttfsh FSfW»m»wt,
htt it Act Pt ffWHtasMt tfftett A
aw^m^    ^a^w    w^m^t^    w»   ^m *^*w w^mmmww^wm9    wiwrw^i^^PV    wp
tlrtmlntm enlem that desalmtm to tpto-
tally tMwttoMi.
e**witn mmr—rntmoatA pot proper t*|
Cemgnpitm.1
Chtoa/forW*
iMtiratloo ot
Patp^m.
llmoo, a
Pdiw.
fakon from the tents tnd conveyed
••a*
MlheratHr wm this bwratag
M»iai iiim^riimtsiM    pJt
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