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VOL.1   NO. 33
PERNIE, B. C.tHARCH 28, 1919
Printed by Union Labor
Soviet Republic In Hungary
Without Disorder Or
(By; the United Press).
(Budapest, March 27.—The Hungarian Soviet republic was firmly established Tuesday without disorder or
bloodshed and with amicable relations
containing with Allies' representatives. All aliens and Allied soldiers
are at complete liberty. The popularity of British and American officers
has not diminished.
Everything in the country has been
socialised from the army down to
the baths. This organization had
beeu accomplished with the apparent
approval of the wealthy and aristocratic, as well as the poor and
Are Well Paid
The Red army is being organized
on a purely volunteer basis, conscription being abolished as soon as the
Communist government took office.
•Soldiers are paid $90 a month, They
are clothed, fed and stand equipped
without charge, and in addition they
receive extra pay for support of their
Army commanders are named by
the conunissiary of war, alt ranks being eligible. Officers are picked purely on their merits after a careful examination of their record. Indications point to the formation of the
largest and most contented army in
the history of the country. Law
courts have been abolished and supplanted by revolutionary tribunals,
composed of a chairman and two members.    They are virtually in continu
ous session and justice is meted out
rapidly and effectively with more consideration for real justice than mere
law. Punishment is carried out immediately after sentence is pronounced. The death penalty can be pronounced only by unanimous vote of
the tribunal.
Industries Continue
All industries have been ordered to
continue at work. Special committees
are being forced to insure fair distribution" for the scanty supplies bf raw
Requisitions from private families
are forbidden.
Spreading of false news is severely punished. All titles and ranks are
Shopkeepers have been ordered to
prepare a list of their stocks and bank
accounts. This is merely for the
information of the government and
no attempt will be made to seize either. Steps have ben taken to substitute cash for checks whenever possible.
The stock exchange has been obliged to cease operations.
Public baths must be open to the
labor class and school children, and
no charge will be made to them. All
private bathrooms likewise are a,t
their disposal on Saturdays.
Hungarian workmen, meeting in
various parts "of the, country, have
declared their unanimous approval of
the reforms instituted by the Communist government.
Hands Off1  In Russia Is
—Demand of~ British	
London, -March 26.-1116 miners'
ooaferenc* has decided' to recommend
to Its members that they accept the
aankey report for the settlement of
tbe miners' demands on the
government, and that a ballot will be
taken on the question,
■A resolution passed by the
conference unanimously calls upon the
government Immediately to withdraw
tbe British troops from Russia and to
Induce the Allies to do likewise.   The
resolution    also    declares    for  the
withdrawal of the military service bill
before parliament. Otherwise, the
resolution declares, the conference will
take steps in conjunction with other
labor parties to compel parliament to
withdraw the bill.
The men are urged to continue at
work on day to day contracts pending
a further conference after the ballot
ls taken.
Those who Ere familiar with the
labor movement in Canada and the
United States will not be surprised
at the action taken by some of the
railway brotherhoods in condemnation
of the ONE BIG UNION idea. One of
the main supports of the big interests
in their endeavors to prevent the
growing feeling of solidarity among
the wage-workers lies in some of the
big "International Brotherhoods" in
the railway service. The "Big
Six" has for a considerable time furnished the "aristocrats of the labor
movement" and the money power
has devoted much time and expense
in the keeping of those international
"brotherhoods'* in a state of "loyalty"
to things as they are.
The meeting at Cranbrook is but
one of many that will be held at the
behest of the "great labor leaders"
whose hands are more decorated with
rings than with callouses. The ONE
BIG UNION realizes that it will have
to contend with these aristocrats but
in doing so has nothing but the most
brotherly feeling for the rank and file
which will in due season assert itself even in the "brotherhoods." The
press despatch from Cranbrook is as
CRANBROOK, B. C, March 27.—At
a joint meeting of railway organizations comprised of members of the
B. of L. E., B. of L. P. and E., 0. R. C„
0. R. T...-B. of R. T..-.I. B. ill. of W. E„
1. A. 'M„ and B, R. C. of A., held in
Cranbrook on the above date, it was
"That we go on record as deploring
and repudiating any connection what,
ever with the labor movement known
as the "One Big Union" labor party
recently formed in Calgary.
"That we condemn the actions of
radical labor leaders who have advised
tional organizations, sowing discord,
extreme and vicious methods, urging
and adopting by vote the calling ot a
general strike June 1 next
"That we resent the sentiment and
sympathy passed in the said convention with the Russian Bolshevik, Sov.
let government and Spartaeano of
Germany, also words and actions of
I. W. W. propaganda.
'^Further resolved that a copy of
this resolution be circulated to tbe
press urging other labor organizations
to demand a refutation of the resolutions expressed by said convention toward alien, anarchist and revolution,
ary governments, failing which the
leaders ot the "One Big Union" labor
party be deprived of their rights as
being unpatriotic citizens."
$1,000 Victory Bond
THIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE that one thousand readers of The
District Ledger each want a dollar's worth of share in the
coming victory of the ONE BIG UNION.
The Dollar is to be Sent to thc following address: V. R.
MIDGLEY, Labor Temple, Vancouver, B. C, and the receipt
thereof wiil be acknowledged through The District Ledger in
groups of one hundred to save expense of letter writing and
postage. o *      "
B. U.
• iH
V. R. Midgley, Secty. Central   Committee, Labor Temple, Vancouver,
B. C.
Fellow Worker:
Enclosed find a dollar to help in propaganda work of THE ONE BIG
UNION. You need not send me an individual receipt but can acknowledge
receipt through The District Ledger,
together with the others of the bunch
who are contributing to the $1000 Victory Bond for the ONE BIG UNION.
You needn't have any worry in regard to paying the interest on my
share of the bond. \Ve all expect to
collect that in due season from "the
other fellow."
Address ,	
A Good Investment
Fop Workers
The dance and Bun Feed given liy
tbe hockey boys of Fernie last
Tuesday night was a most successful
function. AU of the hockey players
gathered In the F.A.A.C. club rooms
aud tuuruliiud a large number ol
friend*. Locket* were given to the
Crescents Ifor winning in tho Fornle
City League. The Crescents made a
good showing tn the league winning
are games and losing one. The boys
who received tha lockets are: Captain
Scott, T. Wilson, K. Colton, K, Moses,
11. Hovan, M. Callahan. Captain
Scott gave a short address thanking
the Ulhii'lct IMxor tot tho lockeU und
tio support that the paper has Riven
the bovs throutfh this swison. Kdltor
Lawson presented the lockett and also
gave a short address along tho line.t
Lacrosse Is In the hands of Tom
Graves nnd up to date be has signed
on 18 lacrosse players. This looks
roal good for Canada's National game.
With material In sight for two good
teams Fernlo will be able to pick
a twelve that will stack up against
the bett In the Crow's Nest Pass.
Tho F.A.A.C. is to have a real
football team. TTie club has secured
the services uf .Mr. Bwoeney of the
Dominion' Express company to coach
the boys and with the help of four or
five older players, Mr, Sweeney
expects to get ono of the best if not
the best teams In the Fernie City
league. Tho club has a lot of young
players com Inn on and the now coach
promises that ho will put them thro'
Home protty hard work an noon bm thn
snow have* the ground. Mr. Sweeney
Ih out) of the btst football won iu thu
I'rriiv'n Seul Vn** ImvlTrc in bit time
|ilu)n<l In tba Old Country timl also
won fume in tbs? rom lul! Hold on Hii*
slil-   ■■••  'H     A<! ■•*.'->      {•>  h
We want our readers to take
notice of the $1000 Victory Bond
ou thin page. To make
this propaganda for the
ONE 1HG UNION the success
which we MUST make it, it h
necessary to hnvo funds nnd the
two centH per member assessment
is fnr from being sufficient. The
Diatriet Ledger believes that it has
among its readers at leant ONK
THOUSAND men who will gladly
make n wterifiee to the extent of
"eigiil bits" lo help along lite
Iu order to \*!H**m the iiiiitiiciul
worried of the central propaganda
cuiiunittee and to make easier the
work of See ru tury Midgley in
acknowledging receipt   of   .small
R. M* Gosden Comments On
At Conference
Ihe One Big Union Is Being
Various Meetings
iBelow we publi*stL,ft letter we have sold 15,000 buttons; which held two
....... «.*»*.,   „._..__      ™^  tag days, netting »1,300.00 and $600.00
for the miners; and which paid its
own way and as a culminating point
in its agitation called for a general
Who showed up the rottenness of
tho U.M.W. of A. officials at that time,
also renegade Parker Williams?
Who were the leading labor mon of
t'he coast who prevented that solidar
Ity of labor?
Who wero the men who asked the
Trades and Labor council of Vancouvor to protest against tbe mllltla be.
Ing sent?
received from ■»;•*$. Gosden. The
District Ledger has only a slight
knowledge of Gosden's activities in
the labor movement Regarding the
man's honesty of purpose we have no
direct evidence. It bas been shown
ub, on good authority, that Gosden at
one labor meeting made the remark
that "some morning Bowser and Mc-
.Bride would find poison in their cof.
fee." There are other things against
him showing his advocacy of sabotage
and violence. These things being so
it is well for the success of the ONE
BIG UNION that it keeps separated
from "Brown, alias Smith, alias Fite-
niaurlce, alias Gosden." Of Gosden's
connection with the Federal Workers
in Calgary, of the part he is said to
have played In leading to arrest some
weak-minded workers we will have
nothing to say. We would adviRe
Gosden, however, that if ho has real
industrial unionism at heart he should
fold hts tent and depart out of the dis.
trict. Tho ONE BKJ UNION has
a wide open programme It has no
room for agitators of the Gosden
type. For u time Gosden was an
organizer for the 1. W. W. and despite
the extremities to which that, orgunlza-
nation (according to the press) is
willing to go 11 seemed to have no
use for Gosden and severed its connection with htm. Much as we be.
Hove in free prous and free speech Tho
District Ledger Is satisfied that It
would be unwlfte to allow Gosden any
more spue tbau that given to the
following letter:
To The District l.edner;—
In tho Interests of unlonlHin ond In
fnirnhy to thi» men nf hi Mr let IS,
UiM.W. of A. and H(Merest Ucal in
particular, I ask tho liberty of a free
prt>tt.i mul tree spear)*) which was dc.
nicd me at tht Western Conference.
At that Conference, Dave liven, officio) I'.M.W. of A. delegate from Van-
piiymeiilK The District ledger has j i-ouvor Island, stated that I had nd-
adoptcd the thoiiNiiiid dollar Vic! vorsted violence in tho Vancouver
lory Itond plnn nnd appeal* Ut in !»■!*»«» »trik« of ism, that I had advo
rendet, for their geneno,, *,.,„;,,,(. | -j ^^ Zytu! TiS&M-eai
iiivl »•< •  t!ivn>H rionihiftt'ti! ni it dele.
fur r* :i
.... .    A'l'Vk     i
»f dean sport and toped that the boys | ,h,,   „„„„,   „„.,,„,„   fhflt   hnv>,
of rVrnfc would continue with their p^mM ;„ a footlmtl player.
good work and try and put Pernio on, ______
the sport map.      Kon.o one on th.*;
erowd railed the 'pep' editor for an!    ti     ,-,,,,,,,     ,
addns* but U«» -pep' alitor aociiwd     ""' ,,,tt" fV "," '''"«tM "f Ti
lout  tor somfthlns  to uv ami  wssl«-w Uv-,H *uA m>m *{:ml Material
rather shaky at the knees. y *-t.   ■>.,,-<....   *,,.   ....   ,..«,,..„
1*.-•   *.:■'.
fl.1,11    „'i-
that  everyiMiily <*it»i    tret
':* IMiAl. l\'Vi;.-*.7Mv\"T,
are no lU'uiuTH
MitlrJ|-s    ill    -.•HHItt
•."lieiHe .nul tlii- llf Ir
tttit   tte. tli'l«Tllli't<*-(
•   l.|f.   *t*V!,»V   ,„|...
The (Inner cup was ol*i» prosont«d»
to the winner* ot ih« oritur <;uj»j
sterlet T-fr-e **>p wn.* wwi Ih? tb," Ittt'eh '
team guided by Captain Scott. This
series was played after tho -City
l*^r*t\t r^Tn"*- vtf" tlTti»h**M. t*'»
game* being played wit a total rimis
to count The Dined learn won th*
first game %—2 and t\*e irhli teato won
the second game by d—1 but were
umtf.bU' to pull thu rut out of ibe (Ire,
#aib team winning a mine apiece but
the Dutch having th» most point* were
Handed tbe silverware, the Pernie
fceckey boy» wish to ihan'K Mr, tirn«r
for putting ap the nip snd for the way
I..      ., I.I..I.     I...      I.i ;: !,■!. il-T      ?     ll;:*!:e',
in   V.U-...U  -U
Al* season.
ii lion
Tbe hoy* are all lathing laerusa*
«a4 the PA..AC ar# g«Ha« o«t this
fMf to hunt out all tto old Uxemnne
mtarem that ha*** ■uiewitmt imXm Ukcii
tftella They Intend te mah« tkt*
year a btg one in the lacrosse t, ima.
the  3>.tl)  l.!.4)Ci-*->   lit il   lie  iun  rtliil  av lit
word In tht* 'fv<p' Killtor iMn wftrnUw
tliat Ihe other teiiw* will hsve lo
travel fant to enp »h<* bfieon from the
. ,.,,.9,,.,    ».« ,..19.1,    ...i^.t*,.       , ■t.^   t,A-pv«yh
tn sign on an ititiels thnt sill be
Moeond to none in F«rnl«.
Tho next Club dane« Is to be held
on HVtfneiff.if rryt fnvtMrf-m^ f-f
.iiiv.,*;> out nul the <*'lub n*t,» ul
those whi rrteeivf tni-"r«t'np» to br* on
tlm*t nt x,:'■/.» a* this wjh be a
programme dtnee and it i* tor th«
good ot thi» datwers t* be oa Mme c,
porul;ic. Any club memler *ho tu*
B« recatvwl sn invitation pl*tf#>
ring up the ledger and the "Pep* editor
wilt see tbat tbe member gets hi*
fnrffsffin. Thl* ft to h* i rnoMtl
D«uc« aa<] a good Ume is nxptcted.
Tto toll It tolnf *«r«r«t«l wr tlie
We won't In1 surprised if Distri
I.eduer r-eiulerH take n;» tht- if!' ;
tlitHtMiinl dollnr ImunI within two
wee-k'-.'     |f iIh-v  t\u   U'i'"|
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VVho wore the men who guaranteed
that council that If they formally
protested, that there wub a body of
men pledged to see that the mllltla
would never reach Vancouver Islan-l?
Why did tho council refuse to
Who wero that council?
Who was it that formed the first
Industrial association embracing all
trades in Prince Rupert?
Who wnn It formed the first Indus
trial association in Canary?
Who are the men today most loud
In shouting Industrial Unionism who
have blocked every form of labor
organization until this last few
Who wero the men most active as
U.M.W. of A. officials in District 18
who opposed the Federal Workers
1'iilon and helpod the authorities?
Who witn thf nflti-foln iif 1H!Ure\t
l«ocal    who    caused    llob    Hrown's
arrets   Just   hMiiuse   he   had   beeu
i u'li'cU'd to th.- confer*.mu?
Who was it that told tho company
Io stop hU union dues so that when
he was forced tt) quit for fear ot
further arrest, ho did not belong to
Hlllcrest Local and was therefore not
entitled to demand tTedontlaU? j
Who.was It Jn lllllerimt IxicmI who
atway» advocated more Industrial
Holldiirity and who offered IiIh wtoo **
to help detniy the eupfiiN-et* of the
Who  ivhm it  iimislfd thnt   liiilci.-Ai
J,l»C.'ll   1-llllUl'!    Il.-.M*   tour   de*le*vi;Me:,   li.
: uch nn imporuiiti eonferi'ioe?
\. n):«i-.' !n*iH- <lii| ,':■<< wife nf]
ehlldreii   nl   u   liujeotted   rninef   flini
Iti *«.(   nil!   i t|"!tef   Vt :••'•!   il-   ttvi   hl;e ,.
Hit-'I  imm  Vniineiver Iclaie! due i.»
hl'.<   he I list   title   of   'he   pri»ei|>al   lie ,'i
t..im' v, le.in lie- -in'.i*  i'. ..« «,,ll.*- ) V
v\'!;.i    }.',:iv:     tlie    fi :ilr-    ii:nl    i*tril.e
''[•*.*; i !'        i:e  'ei     e;n' ; i       i ',•'.     ,l!li-'    *■'
; tlieir loiilj  ItitMl  ti'  V. ;»ii'ii-r lllith'f  !.l'.*-*e
Joe Naylor, of Cumberland, B. C„
one ot the Central Committee of the
ONE BIG UNION and Alex. MacKen-
zie, of Vancouver, an organizer for the
B. C. Loggers' Union were the speak,
ers at Gladstone Local Union's
smoker on Saturday night. They
gave very short talks on tbat occasion
but were gratified by seeing every
hand shoot up when the question was
asked who, of tho two hundred, men
prcBent, favored the ONB BIG UNION
and was willing to stand by it There
were similar demonstrations at both
tbe Fernie and the Coal Creek meetings on Sunday afternoon and evening. Needless to say that Naylor and
uMacKenzle have both carried away
splendid reports regarding progress In
this part ot the province. At Mlchol
and other camps they found thn same
expressions and are convinced that
so far an "Tho Crow" is concerned
the ONB BIG UNION will have nearly
a hundred per cent vote.
Within a short   timo propaganda
matter will be in circulation and next
week thu ballots will be issued   and
cent  nit over Ciituvla      The t"< ntr-.tt
Committee has decided:
tl)   To ixHue referenda on the (>NK
BIG UNION, and the six-hour    day
(2) These referenda will be sent
to oach local union from the central
executive the first week in April.
(3) The returns must be ia the
hands of the central executive not later than May the 16th, 1919.
(4) The referenda will be In tha
form of a circular letter with a street
attached for return of the vote.
(5) A leaflet containing a digest of
tho views of the Western Conference
will be Issued to the provincial executive committees at an early date for
distribution on the Job, wherever possible.
As far as lt will bo possible to do
so meetings will be Ield for the dis*
eusslon of the ONES BIG UNION and
locals are urged to take active Interest
ln having the propaganda matter wide-
ly circulated so that an Intelligent
vote can be recorded.
On Sunday evening there will bo a
ONB DIG UNION meeting In the Opera
House at Blairmore. The meeting
will bn open, as are all ONE BIO
UNION meetings, to the general public. The policy of the ONK BIO
UNION In this regard is "We havo
nnthlntr to hide; ttnthlnp fo tftl but
the truth, and It is tlmo that the workers were told the truth, thu whole
truth and nothing hut the truth "
A nicotine of the re'ttrtted win   of
» AtM'Jt'-l   (tini   Nit tin I   hum     hvhl   in    tie
{'llih   bi\U   111 Mit he)   nil   Tl|t(r«rt;i*
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I *!r  I    iitt 'III. ■■ .    I.i     •!„■    Illl I'i'Ufl     ■   ,,.-.    !-
I'l.-nn .i lot ui ef the ii, \V   V   \  tuii'i ■>!
by the Bolshevist eli men!.' 1 ieh-„au<
I Board stated that hy *<iidnr 0114 he
lorgnnlxlng of the ONK Ht<; <:nim\ at
i the convention at Calgary he oil) did
vt!;i! In* wiih io'tl to do wt  that, and
. prOVlltUn.   Ct'.tiVrtl!iOII«,   ittnl   UltiftMtg  !•¥
Ihi'   Utttttltmotlt   vote   en   the   H1tfK»'«l*l
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till tomorrow it' yon «*hii jM»*Hil»|y
do It todny.   Don't l»e witUfitd to
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will sit down nm! fl ru e out Hi'
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IN llO-t  MOOitl  to t>e it  ■)>.*>'■.
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Labor combines into its unions; capital into partnerships, associations corporations, and trusts. A group-struggle is the result, in
which the individuals as individuals play no part.
When people-speak of ideas that revolutionize society, tliey do
but express the fact, that within tlie old society, the elements of a
new one have been created, tind that the dissolution of the old ideas
keeps even pace with the dissolution of the old conditions of ox-
istenee.—MARX. '■'
Wn liave emerged from a war lo end a war with a naval appropriation amounting to $721,000,000 for building len battleships and
ten scout cruisers. Congress and tlie American people are iu the
dark as to the need foi* this extraordinary appropriation. A mysterious i!ii'-'s;«»(> sent ity 1 he President and revealed by Chairman Padgett U> llie House Commilteo on Naval Affairs resulted in a unami-
mous .report in favor of the bill, but the words'oi" the message were
..withheld from indignant. Congressmen,'' They were told by Mr. Padgett, (however, that lite President was "very earnest and very insistent.-' The bill as finally passed contains the old llensley clause
providing that the programme may be suspended if a competent in-
strutiieijiality for, international peace is set up. The peace confer-
,enee," however, has thus far made only vague* allusions to possible i,, ,/,
disarmament; and it is likely, therefore, that our naval programme
will 'je eari-ied'through as it stands. Js it intended-for the projection
of sur owti.coasts or for helping other nations of the league'to i-uV.se.
ilie seas'.'    Yvhv should ;i secret  cablegram from our ■■champion of
(Extract from a lecture on .current history delivered at the
Rand School, 7 East 15th street, New York.)     -
The idea of "The League of Nations" & not new. History is
sprinkled with leagues. There were league^ in Egypt; leagues in
Syria; leagues in Greece; leagues among the Italian cities, and there
was a Ilauseatic League. At the beginning of the 19th century,
England organized a great league to overthrow Napoleon and make
the world safe for democracy. Since Napoleoji was crushed, in
1815, there have beeu alliances, ententes and "balances of power.''
Now a new league is proposed—a League of Nations which shall last
forever and "enforce" eternal peace. *
The real prototype of the present League of Nations was ths
Holy Alliance, organized iu 1815. This Holy Alliance was originally made between Alexander I of Russia, Francis I of Austria
ancl Frederick Wilhelm III of Prussia.   It came at the end of   a
Panacea For Unrest Among The
French Workers
Miners Notice
Keep away from Hillcrest, as
we have too many miners on what
is termed the spare link—that is
men that have not regular employment.
Secretary Hillcrest Local Union,
U. M. W. of A., No. 1058.
half century of devastating wars.   It came  at tlie beginning of
militant period of democratic enthusiasm.
The reactionary rulers of Russia, Austria and Prussia, jealous
of their feudal privileges, bound themselves together in eternal
brotherhood "to protect religion, peace and justice."
The Holy Alliance soou became an instrument of reaction that!
was used io .suuuress manifestations of sovereignty. i
President Wilson, on Hay 27,. 3916, at a meeting held by tlio j
League to -Enforce Pea-'c> spoke in favor of "a universal association |
of nations." Since that, time, good people without number, have eu-j
listed themselves behind the movement for a League of Nations, j
Onlv recently, an elaborate manifesto'was' issued, signed by aj
large number of liberals, advocating the1 principle of such a league. ,
" These idealists have Iuul in mind a league* of free peoples. _ They .
ive thought of nn organization of society very similar to the fed era-
tion ol! state:-; making up the I'nited Slates
Under this heading the "New York Times" has a lengthy article
by jcrlrude Aiherton but the most, information is disclosed in the following paragraph. She commences by stating that "One hears a great
deal in France about the possibilities of a revolution" und then after
assuring her readers that there is no real fear comes this startling
"It is true that certain of ihe discharged soldiers who have
drifted to the large cities will only do a minimum of work at the
maximum price, and it is also true that in 1917 there were serious
mutinies in the French armies, Soviets were formed, there was
a spreading disinclination to go on fighting forever against what
seemed to be hopeless odds.   These mutinies were suppressed b\
shooting one culprit out of every ten, for France, bejng a real
instead of an amateur military nation, stands no nonsense, and thc
danger was passed before the French civilian public got more
than an inkling of it,   Nevertheless the "Bolshevist, tendencies'
of a certain part of the French Army, and its danger to French
institutions after demobilization,  are openly discussed by tht
pessimists." " A du]y (1U:,iified MD. for Hill*
So little by little Ihe news leaks out.   11ml the Russian Ho!.-;hev-   (.Icsti Alberta.    Ftjr further par
i.-ts adopted similar methods to qucleli counter-revolution il woulO ! iicnlars apply to
have been blazoned forth with brilliant head-lines but "when one out
of every leu" is shot in the inteivsls of Capitalism we only hear oi
it im'ide.Tily months later.    These facts should be cried forth 1'ron
The camp  of Pocahontas    requires the services    pf a doctor.
For further particulars write,
Local Union No. 3170, U. M. W.
of A.
"open ('.'.ivi-mints" .settle tlie question of our naval policy?-
one para cf)
Reckon Without Hcst^ ,r    ],(>US(..tops ,,v n,,, W(„.u,.,..s ,l3 j, ;s momber.s of their class who n»n
hev have reckoned without* their host.   They should liave read ,, , ,. . ,
"    aph in President* Wilson's inaugural speech on March f>.!t,ie   l^A   whenever   i,wy   reluse   to   hek   the   wind tlmt beats
Prank Lots,
Secy Loral Union 1058, Hillcrest,
21 At Alberta
The i't
eelh.he .-
u:'!io;L I,ay:
i'ub.-rx or recognize [
of tne sun.
Th;' blaze of truth and
nlr one cure lor evils widen newly-acquired freedom
Iti.'it 'eure !.s freedom.    When ;t prisoner'first leaves his-
iho light oi nay: lie .is unable lo 'discriminate
ves.   'Die remedy is to iwcustom him to the raws
J3l)(:rt,v mav
llf! I io)
P.iii K
\\ i
ich   have   become
i*,;Jii'iiii;;;i/e oil, and the,
.n'-n   learn 'to reason.
Host ib' theories i-orret ■
at first dazzle ami bewilder
tiie- house of  bondatre'.
hilf blind.
will Ki-o:. ee aide to hear it. in a few
The exireiat! violence of. opinion sub-
each other. The scattered elements o.1
truth cease to eonU.-ntb-'Hiiil begin to coalesce. And at length a system
of ,jus*'i-:*- i*ve! order is reduced out of cliaps.
Aifnyy politicians of our time are in tiie habit of laying it, down
as a-self-evident proposition, ll'iatno people ought fo be free iii I they
are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the
ol'i story, wiiu resolved -ik .i {a.y> int.. ohe water till he had i earned to
swim, if men are to wait for liberty till they become wise and.gooa
in sia very, they may indeed wait forever.—Macanlav '"      *
1917: '
"Tite community of interest and of power upon which peace i
must henceforth'depend imposes upon each nation the duty of see-1
i ing to it that all intluenees proceeding from its own citizens meant;
I- to encourage or assist revolution in other states .should be sternly j
and effectually suppressed ..and prevented." '      ., . ;
i        That paragraph means-that   tlie individual nations shall havo ■
no Switzerland or any other asylum, ho that Lloyd George may |
make good bis threat* to the leaders of the Bolshevik (Jo\eminent .
that they -would find no refuge leii on the face of thc earth. _ |
Tiie League of Nations is caSted into being by economic     audi
social  forces over whi"h idealists who are thinking of a league of!
free neoplcs have absolutely no control.    The fu.'t'tha;  P-o Le.if.ue;
Arise like lions after slumber in unvaiitjuished number.-
shake your i hains to earth like dew, ve are manv. thev are ft
Engineers See
Signs o
iai mwe
of.Nations'is receiving the'indorsemenfc of most of the T..7 states-} ylV   (-   v   ;'(,lk..s.  spoakin- before  the Anierieni   In^i
men of .Kurope should open the eves ol the people 10 the real. ...ooi .ue   „   .;.,,, t.^ ,,„:,„„ ...   „. , ;    ,,,,.;„.  , „,-,   .   ,   ,
1 ' -'ii oui':  ..noiiiet-i ■>. iu.l'li, sojhe nue! est.:.'.; sl,iJ..,ii;ei)!<:—
j        ^
j    ^linersi are hereby isoTnied    to
■.slay away from    Grcenhill Mine,
] Blairmore.  Attn.,    until  further
j uoi ice.
*-    ^hmv mine!"* on the stiarc link.
" ROD bloDONALl),
Secretary 3183,
Blaivinore, Alta.
tut 1
"What are these realities'.'
During the past few years tiie production and'db.irihuliou 0
1   has
upon  an  international .]>
corporations have plants iu Kurope. Asia and South Africa.    Kng-'
iisli.  Gorman 'and   French   companies  have  established   connections
on all live continents.   At the same time, 'investment has been put
tin a world basis.     The stocks and bonds of American and English
industries are held bv investors in all the great countries tii'    the
Ai't.'r r,-\iewing
Ihe i\ar Mr. t'orlei< iinpiiii
-pn-a.u .uut'.il ;u (>rt at ','
'■hieihy i.ioiifd the ,':;t'i
I'.-l! c.UI^.'-i i:is:u:.sed bv
ominous l!:;,i exist   in lndmlry ;i-
d the -.iiuse.   •'When, v.c u':,„v
i.t 'in . 'ul  \meri';.." he s.iid. " wi
1 I'tv.'ei a capii.d ,\',.,\ i.jjor
a re.-tiit o
1 the Yi'i'te
Me 11
:nih» owin:'
01 IM','.
tOSf    Wi
1 hour-
have  experience   ]■ i\o\\   lha!   to  im.rcase   waw>
j 111 S't'n. '."■ 'I'.in \foikiiur i-toidii'101 .•>: 1 uo\e thai
1i.1v     ;iway-irom
1 link of sleeping
I a; ci'inmoilaiifii.   hotel   and   bunk
flons. ■»   beintr   over-"rim d-ol.   N'o-
jthv wiil be iriven Atlieu things get
iWid ■ he I riudiled.
j A. luoregau.
' Secretary Local Union No. 1054
t'UlUi '
vroi'Ri. » 'In f.iiii i ,;e
.   This, economic coni'muuity of interest must.logically find its expression in. some political community of interest, since political in- j
'foundations.   The League ot Na-!1''4'
r o!
the varied ik-.nanus t |" laimr, never .-.at'siies!
Tlie wul-'i't's in n'.ii.ien
stitutions are built upon economic
tions is the logical political expression of national capitalism.
1 industry do not feel personally iiMtrr-
I.   They ha\e uo »-eiise of ownership,   'ihey never begin and Hu-
i is'i anyiliiiur.    Thev have littu
I have talked with one General who says that to know what
brought ou this war, one needs, only to remember that all concerned
had.weapons in their hands,
Disarmament'is the most important thing to be achieved, therefore one hears less about lhat than about anything'else.'
Tiie most unpopular thing in the world today is the carrying
of arms—about wliich 1. could tell some interesting'things if the C'en-
sor .permitted.
The only safety for France, as for the world, i.s to do away witli
weapons* for human, slaughter.—Oswald Garrison Villiard. b
Tbe Lett"mic-* of Nations would have come as a matter of course. 1'! joiv ,-,, j^t have the
Its ■emtiimr lov*  boori  liitstetiefl  bv  the war and by tlie  monaco     of!
op> or.a,
or no interest in the end product,
.ily t't  think for il... msclw-j.    Tlu-v
fiui: g'-urTaiTi^-iT-nTTiren-tiTTTeiTijrTtr eerrmn -dl'Tiflrn' woTR7or even iaefe
mechanical nnivemeuls wiiliout  conciliation, or in a wav thai does
Bolshevism'.'- The Russian revolution is to the capitalist world wdsat I
the French revolution was to. feudal Europe.    Russia, Austria audi      ( _
Prussia unit''d  in the II0I3* Alliance, against political democracy, j not cad ior icasonaole exercise or rffoKuiii<.n of their nitelligence
Kiiflaud. United States, France. Italy and Japan will unite    in   a I       ■ The Bconoraic Machine
Ilolr  Alliance against Industrial democracy..
The;." have \ery little or no voice in governing theiiiseives.   'J'hey
"TlieCiiimditui Paeiiie ibiihvay owns some six million (6,000,.
OUO) acres of Uu* finest virgin limit in the prairie provinces of Ah
hcrtn, Siiskufchewau and Manitoba which it received us 11 grunt fur
the construction of its trans-continental line. Some three million
t;i,0(M),O(»()j acres of this land is in the province of Alberta.'—World
esc nations have already, taken the first step in that direc j
tion.     Thev have joined forces and -invaded an ally without even j'  c '
rotens'e of a declaration of war.   They are-maintaining their, mey tio not  .ulh   und. island, n-.,, ui wh.ch they almost ty
ts 01 au orgauizaiion, ctijrs m an econ»ui;ic niaotiuio when
aceor.H)*~ to the statement  of their own apologists,! Identi!y--tba1   b-,  their freedom  for sell'-d'lve!oj}meut.    Somebodv.
"In, order to pivvt-irl the disastrous glutting of the labor mar-
kcl. following the industrial demobilkaiiun uf women workoro.
<ifiier.il Booth of tin- Salvation Army, is reported to have induced
the authorities to give substantial -support to a scheme for the after-
war immigration of women to the overseas dominions. To meet the
enlarged plans wune V2,im pounds has already been collected.
Agents of the Salvation Army Migration Department Imve been investigating in Canada, Australia, New Zealand ami South Africa to
determine the opportunities* for women settler* in thone Dominions."
armies today  ...... .    -,,     .
for the purpose of overlhnvini* the "red" gvernmeht in l»us«ia.
The Lentruc of Nations will come, inevitably. 'Economic causes
have created it. The necessities of international capitalism demand
it. The Len cue of Nations will come at thc behest and under the
control of the most reactionary forces in the capitalist world. Ii
will Ite a league of bnulcers, diplomats, manufacturers nnd traders.
Its function will be the preservation of capitalist society with
all of its monstrous iniquities. Its power will be exercised through
an international police force, nn international constabulary, organized to suppress revolution. Thc League of Nations will endure as
long 11s the bnulcers and traders of England and the Lnited States
will stand together. .„
Whon thev divide, as they ultimately, must divide, tlifro Mill
be two leaeueH of nations ivjul n world war that will eclipse in hor.
ror that which hns inst ended. Until that time 1 omes, thc League ot
Nations will make the world n wfo ttbiding pint- for capitalism by
crushing out everv vestige of militant democracy.
Will tiicct regularly
1 -A"S?& jsl/i lnS at s o'clock.
\ Vi>'*>'-^f y     Visiting members
cordially welcome.
nniov'.-ti. Alfred Baker,
lv. K. S.
u "i
The JttiMHinn rev.tlutioii cannot be crunhoti; the old order can-
not h« cr.iHl„»,n»y bayomt«. . . The CapiUMat 1W and tlw
I olitteiariH bold up their hands in horror and talk of anarchy. They
are the prime makers ami f»nu-titera of anarchy became they will
not acquiesce in tho Involution, Imt give ai.l to the old order which
'•an only prolong ilx death-agony. ... In the name of order
they aro ovcry where foment in* disorder ami civil war ami are pre>
vwitinif Kantern and Middln Europe from settling itself. And for tbm
•IcTilU work w«—unlcaa wo call a afwoly halt to it—mint pay in thej
bl*»»d -t our men.   KiitflMi Herald.
By Robert R. Thyescn
When we Americana think of thc Dutch East Indie*, oar thought*
of pearl* aud coral »h>jrus; ol fantasy and romance. Hut England and Japan ore thinking of the Dutch Kaat Indica in termi of
eoiiiuieAYt, ttxplottatiMU, puliti<:«I intrigue. Thc romance in their per-
<«pi»ef.ive in con fine* I to rubber forest* and mines of niflm»nn»*e nnd
other valuable minerals. Of more imaiediaatc importance still is tho
recent dis -ovcry of thc greatest oil field in the world in Java.
The preaent naval trend b toward oibdriven ahipa; the Dutch
Kant Indie* are rid. in fuel oil, iu a dozen rare inliierala. and in edible
fata. The world i* much in need of the latter at prewent, and the
cocoanut oil of the itilanda in well adapted to nupply the world'»
need. .lava. Sumatra aud Itornco are the principal inland* and they
belon-a: chiefly to Holla ml,
Kntfland hn* lout* had covutoiiN eye* on these Wand*.   Hhrs in in-
Mimewhere, shapis the otfiaiiizalii'ii inid .sets it in motion, but tlie parts
nf the organization tliey see or tin* work tliey perform usually imve
»iti.f. if any. .sciuitijii- or social iueiinin>j It* them. Jlcin'e their .--.pirit
rebels. The liuiuan sjurii, unless il has beeu utterly nippre.'.ne.l, is
j'oiiunntely so constituted that it always rebels against any forin of
external authority in which it has no share, ami .which" ii ■ does not
intelligently sjrH.«p.
Industrial peace will never be attained as long* 4* capital and
management assume theiright to a final sny on mailers intimately
affecting the welfare and even the self-regpcetmg existence of a very
numerous cla^s, whose loyal co-operation is as eswiititil to ihe success of every industrial enterprise as their own.
Great Transition Period •
Is it clearly recognized that we arc at tite beginning of a great
transition, period of industry? Do wc realize that thc tnitocrney of
capital it* coming to an end * Such periods of widespread, rapid, w»ci«l
change arc timet of peculiar danger. It is in the power of the proa-
ent members of society either to recognize the principle nt work nnd
to lend intelligent awustntue ttt the movement or to increnne the nocial
danger of opponing it.
lkiu.iti» wl- -prii.t a i>ufi'tuu ui a kpc^eh »kli\*si*<*\ 'ui \**t\,ii 00
November 10th, by a former captain, who became ao di*«tutted with
tho horrors of war that he refiuctl to continue longer in tho "murder of the innocent*." lie waa eonaidered to he mentally effected
a* a result and wat plaeed in asylums and prisons. Captain Von
Heerfeld addresaed four thouttnnd (icraonn in Hcrlin on November
10th, after his release t
"For eight montha," Maid the laat named. "I have l««en ahut up
in prisons and mad houses. Hut. like myself, the (Icrinau people
have been delivered,    Now we much kindle a torch.   .   .   .   We
i ■!•■-, i,i|itlon now confined to aurv»y«6
n, '.       ii\
i.i .'ni a.: a ill ti* trra iO'ti covering only
-,-..<! rttiiiultlu fur ;>t*'t.<'ultuml purpose*
It'll  v,l)l(.(|   in lUltl-lililllfl' Intnl.
l'iMiiifi^dip iir*)-6itit>uun* AbolUhed,
imt |i.irtit» ut tist t'vjra thttn four mey
«U'...:t?tt |ii|- nilj«(?fiit jiie-umitlonB, with
J*mil i-;>.*'iil.i--,ioe> Intt fi-idi ntaklnc necea-
t.:»ry i-mirivt insrits un rttspcctlve clslm*.
!'rt'-etni if!r,<* munt occupy clitlinu for
ftv»; >*',<:: itnd mitkn Itntirovomonts to
Viiitiu i-if tin imv newt/l'iclu-tllna cl»arlna
ami I'liitiviittitri of ai itvmt t, ncren, !>*»•
(•.ir* rt'colvl-.g Crown Grunt.
Wiurti iim-«Mnino»- lu occupation not
I.ihn than I y«t*rtt. at.it Ii.'ik mode propor*-
tUittnt-r- ttiipiiivi'mi'iit»i, tt* roay, bmuM
nf lli-lunilil. or otln-r oaue*, bn grunted
Irtttririfiamt*? c»rtlflt.iiUt of improv*m*nt
*i il trniifft-r hi* claim.
Ktt'irtlt witlwut p. 1 fii-4ti*jnt ronidanc*
<tmy bt* l*mt*il proviilv.l niitilloam mak«o
lmr>rovvm«utji to ext«nt of fSM ptr an-
num ami rwHifdi* n«m« ««ch ywir. Fall-
«r« to imtlt** iitt|>t«v(Bm«ijt» or r««ora
xrtjrf will tiitfntt*.' tto furftltuf*, Till*
mui -tt If ohtikliiodl on thtm* titalm* In
U*m Oi an 6 yearn, with impruvom*»nU of
ftn pir mr**, itteludlntt > acre* cl-Mr*4
»r.,i cttltlvitt-Ml. and rwiidofto* of at
lft'.int » yarn.
lY#-*.'ii»|rttir holding Crown UmBt mar
rtotinl «noihor pw-empttoiw it he r»"
nttirt"! Innd In conlunislJon with hl#
(ntm. nithwut itcttMl occupation, pro*
third stntutory improvemnnu nMM ana
rw:tiu'.t« iiMtnt*ln«d on Crown grant**
Itmiurvftyed hr*«it. not •UMdlna M
%t-rt», mny l*a teamed aa awneilttMS
miii to 1* ottutnud atxtr fulftlllni ntol-
dnntlHl and liti|irov«>mnnt emtdltlona.
Knt ttnatm and lttdu»triiU u-uriioma.
arf».» «sce<>dlttc tit) am-* mar nc Imumd
iiv (•■>t« ivrt-ntt nr comfianv.
pne-EMPToiw rniB owANTt aot.
Tl.e rvoi*. et tl.t» Act ta -tntaraad ta
■i..'' nt' Hit *:*t"nnii* Hntng ind twrvtm
with Hix Ma)»*«y a Porem. Tha tip*.
within HhWh lha h»ir» or danrmm •( *
ennrtuKton «f lha pr#aant war.
iirlvtUge l« alao mad* retro*ellv«,
A»«*'ri*.an f>.»r.\» at
1st aid thp .Iap.'iti(-»«-
viim»«intr rt'»w thjt llolhnd la pro-*t»crwan in order to win Atncrit.i' mtul not dowbt (lie Htrcn^tlt tbat ia hidden in the Oerman people,
to lier viewpoint.   Japan, Um, h at work imhistriallly in the bland*, ll b unfortunate that wc have had to learn it on thc field of battle,
*■;.;■■■* a.V.U4 l.v-r *•*■*.* i/;i-*j...»?.»i..irt.    J*ii.*:i',i. # *.,ihn*il t*R«l*i iw l.«« ii«.lif-i %*U*irn *>W \mml  unit  hex*) \tevtt  Mvl'itl-ctil  Ut  M-r»v  rOUtM*.  elida.
• ••It-tl!   I*i tilt
ltt>»i»i.»n ta mada for th* mat ta
4 Agree*
xo mmm** mm ui*
f'lpnrtiftn of th* land. N
a* ttt<! jtnj nti»r.t*
..     un-ctimplul
matt* to rarwi-Mwa frwm " "
**fti|j<r.ii  Oljy' coimtuiiid   iti''Jti*!c%-  *»»)tntl
Harbonovak. wfti.-h it U said wer^ tt!nvi!IL<\{*
atrainat tto* enemy 111 ra ent eneoiintem.   Thente Americans arc dcs-jiiunt of the «rcat w<.-alili <4 ilt«-w {>i>*M-w>tiH.   Capilal k mi«l<d; M "b! mA}- Ut *pcak the tuitli.   If wc wbh to mitr np,(,i a mm t-iw.-h,
cnbed in Jtt.il j.,,;.,;.: ,H |,P0 .]JoN^t■■vis|s.,, --Mmttival Sur. 1 An,i.i'i*i-a!i i-i-tjuthl lb»Hftt<.| d*-i.»»-«-K,   Tbere in n r't«-h llehl her* for Am*r-I w«- mu«t Ih* hn»ie*»»: «»»dy by the Irtith ar«-we abb-In altaiti lil^rty.
•'-■■•— —   - I ;jfl„ inv«>if..r>:, 11 tun not n politieirtit. but my polifien! feel in ^ tins been nmti'-itl br my
•i.i\dr..ii  under live yt*Avt of ngt* die \       Tm- U]an,U are 'n'ttiitifnUy thtown. Itlte a fctrin«r »f cnteraMa ^ «Mhf'««*««>n f«r my eomradra. thew. at the fn»nl.   They have   tie-
turnout  hntdlr-a
n»atit« to I'arwita
avch |ir'>p«!»*|tm of th* taint	
a* ttt-j jwij wr.!*   a]r«.ttly   pndt win
coviHr i<* mf».j^*t»M» tt* ti * ti*i* f**tm at
lha -who-ie immiI    Two •if
boiilira NiM'h Agr««m«nta   mar
th-flr intcir^tf afltt  "
51* ■*<'
d«r*d ad
I aniity fur a propor-
.i'i,",    rir.t.tit.      .Sf    »    i«   «M«
vImM* to dtvula th* lent
a.-livifen    lii.ri.iti,| in bi.kmj? r«.r ai.l in th,- develop.   1 *b» not wbh t*. my nnythi.tg (*• ar»n«e Jtitfti trmlittft. but ii b ne^tt.j ^f «w"i^raTX^ aTE*
'at •»,.|*»l -r#;ii*t w'wrt«4 <r.»«t ai-aiU-M*
frnwn Hindiii tn »h* l<w«Ml* mit? It*
iiud*. Ttt««* »lt<ifM.i ..ti* »r« ew*4ii,mm*X
11)9,1. |M> ii.. ut .-J at! ti.,.ir« (Iim thv
trt,am tit in   any   wtrn'riimfhir,   Tha
ttlglM*    nt    lfitll*Mt--ii)   tm   wImi.im  tit*   BMHt-
anattr tnm th* o*«tti t*a» nnrmo t»
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tti* «l»in*ti«*» *4 tmttn*'- ,** ffft).** Itt tm*
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in -Mt'-i-rUt v> fit) %;i»tfcc iin tl
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,> *.*•* ttUH.tvt... |j„. rr,%* hv HoHti'ttt.   lltn i-»'tsm,ti\ there in nnt tbe jtnt* <«f th* i«tri-'" »•*«*»"»«-' «h«' »►"«* w«,t * war *or •^••'"w: '* »»aa ttmmn tmthmo «« th«t  ^^^fcV^^:
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rcvttii \\;ih nl li>
lll.'l'tii   "lull
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■v;t!t«itin in r'ri-tt.di <-it"
te-i-ti'n? il v,::* ifHit-ii
- *   Mti*ce«t»fully   f*'»tt-
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out'lM of tbe rrmlmi value- tb*. jMsm, and left tbe apppaiwtlv! «*»• w!iH# ' WM Un%l'r *trt*1, ' WIW,<> - P*w»,h,ot ln whi"h l *,Mm<H,| JwS^aiiTO-^tRr&wRWl
, -A.:-:*-, i-if-yy .•» AhX -ts :,-, UAUiJ.    ::„%*.- it ha-.,- * »!*^ ..'^Xl Ihr tb-rmin ('btvmMn^it bad ttred lb-   nnd d»-eeM.   A crime ln%!  "•ggTOaSSSKt' »-•> #-».**■ i-a-mm-
tiiv eonntrv •* f.ibnmtiifr wenlthv. and Knaland U avare that p\t*l*<+» ""»"«'»«' "*»"»«» '»"* »"* *•"»"" W**-     i»«ir •*•«»«"«j "'"'
I,,, i\mi V., \»>o\ d^nt In tA- Pi,Xu nin«; « liffJri ^» *** *«*' *^nt «^"«:*-f'»nr hmm at the front, under lire, tliey
v" v, hi It .-j.- h n.ni*iu< lo ratify.   Ilen.e. the ,'hnrp**' Vi:'i»,,, *!«•"% bave m**de an 'tilmiit tm-«.\" )
wa* »-»iw«#.
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1ei?»pt>rarity hear*!coed
t'.. ;■■■ ¥„s .'..... 1 .w ,i -A
llit (l**t",.t.,*i:i * ;« • t»t*;*-i.
worker* io vh   !> tl.
the Parliamentary r*'i?ifii«*
y,t   i,h,h   ',hii ."*"-  ..*.i.-i   .ihi]
sad i!.v I'^'ii.dt \-y ■**. v . * i
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ut k.itb'in', «a»l bii-tie-t] InUiiU itll*. ae.-ii«att*»iet **( t-owardi-ef* a?ai.t*t
1 , t ' * * ) " '.,• hi '.'tilt ' W, * .; » . -. * „-?> ,-.) 11.. <.. jf-tM
fey, xx\.*t tln-tiffltt war -tl'b a !'•,#> ('t'i ** 'U t »t,»y ni-ittbl r#to vhnl
* ,1   *,.,«   ,1       Y»« 1 ,*•******t |(h#.'.*h      Hi,.!.* t,f «».*«, fbn* tr'ti'**n* '* %**'
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•v*rf!*» fer tuft* .—Jot Tomet,
t , Wr*! i'trnie THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B. C, MARCH 29, 1919
The Three Sins of The Bolsheviki
(Prom The London Herald)
This enraged all the Allied Governments and all the Allied diplo-
mats. It showed thenx up in the eyes of tlieir own peoples. It exposed in all their indecency the Imperialistic plans of conquest they
had drawn up'without the knowledge or consent of Parliament or of
Senate. It discovered the fact that whilst on the public platform
Allied statesmen were making broad thoir phylacteries and proclaiming to the, world the high moral character of tlieir intentions, all the
time in'secret and indarkness they were consenting-to annexationist
designs which,had never been sanctioned by the people who were
making the sacrifices. It made bare the whole black business of
Secret Diplomacy. . : .   ■ '■,'-*•    '
The Diplomats and the Foreign Office and the Cabinet Ministers
(—with all their toadies and flatterers and hangers-on) will never forgive the Russian Government for this.
This enraged all the Capitalists and Mineowners and Concessionaires, who naturally desired to exploit to their own advantage the inexhaustible riches of Russia.
The land decree declares all private ownership of land to be annulled without compensation to the owners. All mines—coal, petrol,
salt, etc.,—forests' and waterways possessing national importance
are to pass into the possession of tlie State.
How abominable! The land to go to the cultivators! The people
who cultivated the land actually to possess it! Sacrilege! Infamy!
A long wail went up from the Dukes. "If the mines belong to the
'State, where will the Company promoters be?" "And what about
the giganticprofits wc expect to make out of the fabulous wealth of
Russia?" "The Bolshevists must be madmen!" "Lets stamp them
.out.";/',,' ',;'■* '   "    '■': ■ '    '    '
Moreover, "factory controlled by the workers" ftad been established, so it is not-surprising to read in the Times twelve months ago
that "many ■ old-established British industrial enterprises here have
been liquidated or sold, as it is quite impossible to put up with the
ignorant control and exorbitant demands of the Russian workmen."
The Capitalists and the Concessionaires and the Mineowners and
the Exploiters will never forgive the Russian Government for these
measures of practical Socialism.
This naturally enraged the holders of Russian'bonds—and there
were a great many psople who had invested in these insecurities, es-
pecialfy iii France. It is true that the action of tlie Russian Government, as the Manchester Guardian pointed out at the time, was. for
a government •which had already abolished large property in land
and other forms of private ownership, '"more or less consistent."
It is also true that much .o'f this debt represented money lent, not to
the Russian people, but/to a corrupt:aiid tyrannical Tsardom, and
^"fhat, indoed~sovne oftinr capital Ihus'vTO'bserib-crHnnl been used^-fey-
the autocracy to shoot down the Russian workers in 1905.
Some little hope, however, still remained; "the vast wealth and
resources of Russia will be there and available to pay her'debts, when
the Lenin gan« have run the short length of their tether" said the
Fiuancial Editor of the "Daily Mail" whilst a little later the Japanese
Ambassador is reported (Daily Express) to have made the threat
that "Japan would hold the Maximalist Government responsible if
Japanese capital in Russia were endangered, and would reserve the
right to intervene, if necessary; while, if forced to do so, she would
demand territorial compensation."
At any rate, we can assume that the .Bondholders and International Financiers will never forgive the Russian Government for this.
The reasons for Allied intervention in Russia thus became perfectly clear. From the time when Socialism was first put in active
operation in Rpssia down to the present moment the efforts .of the
Capitalist classes and the Capitalist Press of Western Europe have
been directed to encourage every movement in Russia—middle-*
class, capitalist, reactionary, royalist, militarist or nationalist—which
might embarass the central'. Government and destroy the Socialist
Stste. Sometimes it was General Kormlofl! who was thus favored,
sometimes General Kaledin, sometimes General Alexieff, sometimes
Admiral Koltchak—sometimes it was the Cossacks, sometimes the Uk-
v. injans, sometimes the Finns. Any stick was good enough to beat
-Kenin with—although, alas and alack! some of the sticks broke in
the process and others left many a muddy stain upon the hands of
those who used them. And how the sea of carriage amd misery has
been extended and deepened by this support of Civil War and internecine strife!
Two Bad Shots
Two vory bad shots were made by the Allies in this connection,
The Ukraine is a very rieh part of Russia. It is the region of the famous "black earth" upon which great crops of corn are grown. It contains the cities of Kieff and Odessa. And it was hoped that by withholding the corn and coal of the Ukraine snd Southern Russia from
Petrograd the Bolsheviks would bc starved aud frozen into surrender.
There were two parties in the Ukraine: There were the Bolsheviks,
who established a Soviet, and there wpre the rich and the middle
classes, who had set up a Rada, or old-fashioned Parliament, The
French Government supported the latter: they actually lent the
Rada 7,000,000 pounds." Intmmediatcly it had secured this money the
middle-class Government of the Ukraine made a* deal with Germany,
signed a separate peace, and, by thus weakening Trotsky's hand at
Brest-Litovsk, helped to force the Russian Government to consent to
that humiliating peace. (It must be noted that it was tlie custom in
this country to describe the Bolsheviks* as "German agents" at the
very moment wheu they were appealing'to the German and ■Austrian
Socialists to revolt against their Governments,, inciting the subject
races of" Austria-liipigary to rebellion, pouring revolutionary literature across the frontier of the Central Powers* and using language
about the German militarists which, would make the most ardent
llang-the-Kaiser advocate wince. To give two mild examples, they
described the German militarists as "military millionaires" transmuting the tears of their people into pearls nn* their wives," and characterized Chancellor von Hertling as "a hypocritical, impotent old Jesn-
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From The Financial Post
Atlantic Underwear
The statement of Atlantic Underwear Limited shows profits for
the year of $79,991. The company is only six year sold, but besides
its preferred dividends it paid 7 per cent on the common stock.
The Eastern Trust Cfompany statement sho'
jorporation, whose assets have grown
Eastern Trust
shows a healthy condition
oi! that corporation.^whose assets have grown during the year I'rom
•fl9,499,033 to $2^342.136, and whose reserve fund* increased from
$250,000 to $3p9#00. The Eastern Trust has passed its twenty-sixth
milestone under the guidance o£ the general manager" Col. B. A. Weston. Tim paid-up capital when the company began in 1S93, was *'.'•'.-
400, and'the amount of estates held in trust was $41,800. Ten vears
later, .when a reserve first mado its appearance, the paid-up capital
was $125,000, and the assets $1,938,942, For the year under review
tlie, net profits were more than the capital fifteen years ago. The
directors have declared a dividend of 9 per cent.
Big Earnings of Pulp Company
The time is approaching when the Ticonderoga Pulp & Paper Co.,
owned, by the Riordon Pulp & Paper Co., is due to declare its Usual
big dividend, which last year amounted to 120 per cent. This year,
it, is said, it "will be an even 300 per cent, and this' may have led to
the movement in Riordon of nearly 5 points up to Thursday night.
In addition the company has had an excellent year and will'
show* impressive profits. Better shipping facilities will enable the
company shortly to ship large quantities of pulp overseas. Business
with the States is holding up splendidly and" prices, for fine pulp
are firm.
For Sale
1700 acres,- with about 200 acres
natural meadow.   About
1000 acres especially adapted to
tame grasses, easily cleared,
and can Ite irrigated; never
failing creek, and ranch borders on large lake; small
buildings; railroad sidetrack
on place; plenty of outside
range. Price $10.00 per acre;
terms arranged. F, A. Russell, Cranbrook, B. ('.   29-4t
Keep Away From
More Men than Jobs.   Will notify
through The District Ledger when
conditions change,
Feb. 27, 1919.   John Ken>, Sec'y.
Commision Not Getting Orders
OTTAWA.—Almost as complete as the collapse of Germany has
been the collapse of our hopes of European busines. The Commission
sent to Europe is in-danger of being in the position "of the commercial traveller,* who-complained that hits had received only one order,
and that was an "order from the firm to .come home." The Commission has been in existence about four mouths, and up to.date, has! Nib letter sh-mild. ljejimik-tl without
not scenred a definite order for Canada. . llicicttiftt addt-cs t<> the sender nnd
! one* dollar wc.will print   your address
There arc certain materials, such as lumber, which none of ihej,mom' hundred ^nod envelopes ami
Allies produce to, any extent themselves.   Here, it -might be-suppo.-iod. jsml ih''"'l<) y,Ml llosl >"",,<
we would have a preference, but. apparently we are not' to lie (lis-J '■
tinguished from those countries, such as Norway and Sweden, which
sat tight and made money out of the other belligerents. It cannot
be-denied that it would go against the grain for our Canadian ■lum-
> bemen to see the preference given to ihose who kept out of the war.
and rolled up profits out of'supplying the belligerents.
A prominent f'anadian who hits visited Belgium reeeiilly lias
stated that Belgium is in a better position than any of tbe other belligerents.   While the Germans took a great deal of machincrv '>ui. of
Cash With The Order
iinini ant
\ senl  it to Germans', vet thev cultivated the s ul verv
Send u„ $1.00 for ;i tii;ti order. If
you prefer a better envelope send us
$1.25. Prices for ItirpT tjuuiililieg are
proportionately lower.
.-.milll llHilllj; lkLA»-Ol£ W llL ill
"-XT".-.-.* 5r.J.-JT^,-. .m.^, , ,-^-j TT-*» :-,-»■
an extremely bad shot. They made another bad shot in Finland. The • 0tibi they.never intended to redeem. Tho Belgians now ha\« thi-*.
middle-class Government of Finland declared for separation from money and no doubt they will realize the full value of it. Belgium
Russia. Its independence was recognised by France. Instantly the Vas overrun so quickly in the early stages of the war that very'Utile
Finnish Government entered into an alliance with Germany.and..se* damage was done, apart from some of the large centres. These con-
cured'the assistance of German troops to slaughter Red Guards and j ditioiyg; put this country in a particularly good,condition for getting
to down the Bolshevik movement in Finland'in.,ah ocean of terror j jmek to normal quickly."
and blood.
Glasgow's "Bloody Friday"
(Reprint from tho Glasgow Forward.)
Brutal Attack on Defenseless Strikers,
Henceforth'31«t January, 1MB, will be known in Glasgow an
Bloody Friday, and, for the crime of attacking defenseless workers,
the citizens will hold tite authorities responsible. Tho police have
otec moro been lined as hirelings to bludgeon the workera.
The worker* witf not forget.
organizing; at night he, too, ia arrested. Trainload after trainload
of troops is rushed into the city; machine guns are placed on the vantage points; signalling from rooftops; soldiers everywhere with bayonets fixed.  The week-end passes quietly.
The Daily News spocial correspondent, an eye-witness writes:—
"The rioting nnd ?por:tdie outbreaka of hooliganism in Glasgow
en Friday wore followed by swift Government action to restore or-
der in the eity.  This hns been achieved by a display of overwhelming
military force.   Sonus thouaauda of Scottixh and KuglUh troops were j
The outrage looks liko a prearranged affair by the master class, hrought into the city during Friday night, and yesterday morning;
they were distributed in detachments.   The Oity Chambers, rail-!
way stations, and various other places arc now strongly guanled
Costs Serious Problem
The matter of costs is going to come as a serious problem very
shortly. Labor is still at war levels, ami the steel concerns do not
want to take the first stop .to force wages down ns long as other costs
that draw on the men's salaries.remain at thoir high levels.
It is understood that tlie Canadian plant of the Corporation at
Ojibway is hung up on account of the excessive amounts that would
be involved in going ahead with the plant at this moment, Officials of
tbe eoipor.ition lake the position that whatever Ihey invest in the
plant is a permanent charge and if it is very high it will make lhal.
much more to work against to make n profit every year. The work
iniiy. tro along slowly, but until there is a more tempting labor 'cost,
it is unlikely that anything will be done on a scale in keeping with
the size oi the uuderinkiiig.
&l)$ M&lvut £zh$£t
Wtt beg to advise all men to
stay nwny from Nordegg, Alberk,
ihIIio mines are overcrowded,
Secretary Nordegg   Local Union,
2XM    No. 1087, U. M. W. of A.
Aa arrauged on Wednesday, a deputation from the Joint Commit
ine, composed of Hhiuwell, Kirkwood, Nei! Maclean, Hopkins, and
other delegates waiU-d ou the Lord Provost in thc City Chambers
(From too Xew York Nation) ]
The despatches from Paris furnish -strange rending in connection j
by hotlki'H, with,field c.piipinuil and wearing Kluel helmets. Much- \ wm, tlm |U,W8 from Germany during the pa*t few daya. Dn the one'
ta receive thc reply from the Prime Minister and the Minister of! j,s«. guM, <.oi!» of barb wire, and other material ore located at eon-; lmm, is Germany, moving with a »ort of stumbling accuracy silting!
Ubor, in response to hia Lordship's own appeal for Government Venie»t point*. In the course of a long expufieiu.! ol Mukw ai;«t| th« imtli ]«i«l out by liiiKHia. Hungry, resentful, divided among tliem-!
intervention. While the deputation were kept waiting for tweiityj ouiliriNikn of diiordtr in industrial disputes I Imve never wn .tuehj w|vWf ,|ie German working people appear to Im tending more ami:
minute*, and, while there, thu police wvjre ordered to draw their j ,.xi,iiMve preparation* for it'(»imiwi, and it ;.< ubuoudy tut: ititen . ,m)rt! toward actual lioltdievism; Hugo Haase at the conferriieo «»f thej
bhUmi and fnMWy disperse the ermvd of strikers who were stand-! t},,,, nf ti,,> rtnveyiti'ctit to e--ii«h with the bvisf •.o»«iiltle delav bn«li fn,t..,,,,„,!*,,,* s'<iimm!:*.»« ,,(" V<A'\'i !".*- ..-p.! i,.,t .filv <i.-it »ii,. y,. * .t ;
ing in fleorjfe S<pi«re until the deputation returned. j fh,, Ktrike ami the Mimll movement of revolt which li>>« behind il."     ! f,,,.,,, „f (fovermiietit. miHt tonic in tieruiiiuy, but tlmf "the principles
Oil hearing tlie aound «<f eonlliel, hiiiuweli and Kirkwood iilhhfd,        Autwraey KmiieH atratu.    Tlie Wtukeo stibiinni it.v   iii.- tuailcd,. uf B«d.>hi v.;>su tiiiino! In. ,supp»\ •..'., lle.y .ii<   \,tya:„\  ,t p;. va.l,"
ant to help in restoring order-, but instead of Huteiiing, the ladlee] f\nt 0f c»ini.t\mm will not forget.   Lloyd (ieorge Kta.tetl that I'ni^   The fi^eiubly at Weimar is practically ijadiitod; the great attikfa up)
■lade au attack i»u than too, and Kirkwood w«« MM tn the grtiund.j „:a..:Mll at home wmtbl W tr,ut.d in ')'•' «•<«>•' w:iy as m tlie r»«niti.- i»t«r t«. be fcpr-ttdii.i; over wid-r ar. us; tl,.- fJov.-mm.'Ht.  Itiis^ian
Tlie strikers eovered Bhinwcll nwtesjtfully, and got him eb-ar away; (,,)} mu\ j,;,, thr.at iraa not loin? Ivfttre being it, action.   U it frm-   iVd.ion, talk;* iutlf rt>.i»*tniice. hnlf Mimm.lvr lo Die new iWeen and
without injury. i *inui*m lor the workera t» a«k ror it f..riydu»ur w.»rking week and   iimm ,,f eonlrol.   The -only German immvatii.n U the uiiofredai •■.»... <
Thm*« who appealed far order were «!«» clubbed, n* were other; thus .liable tlie m.-u retiirHittg fmoi I'r.tiite !■» uct eiii[«b»yinenl
atrikens who were quietly inclined, as «•»* *\m\xu by their dtfcncch.'-iih. i; i't-Ukiianism to ,o»k for i living \i".titf, v-'" I
The bludgeon attack on the uli'thei*. m fivni ..f lA t",t\ CUm-.
hens was .WihernUly ortlered by tbe offieaw. and wm unprovoked.
The meetintf tn front of Ihe *"iJy t'iminUera was tjutet mnt »«■.
deriv, antl waa Intuit tt*ttdi'f»*cd b.» »i>ctt>be(*» *** lu*. »"U't.;t: , ..;mis;>-
tfc Iiiittt tb«> deputation rMurneil frttm the interview with the Lord
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W. of A.
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Are we to havo more war? Ii is
told of an Knglish statesman that following an armistice which was held
(luring the Napoleonic wars, and in
which economic conditions became intolerable, that immediately upon lighting being resumed he leaned back in
■his chair and heaved a great sigh of
relief. "Thank God," he said, "we are
comfortably at war again,"
Would it not be to the advantage of
the big interests in the country to have
the world war resumed ? Would they
not be able to settle back more comfortably in their chairs and be hummed
into pleasant dreams by the whirring
of the machinery as it produced the
materials with which to fill war orders
at handsome profits?
We believe tlie powers that be would
enter again into war with little hesitancy were they not a little afraid of
the temper of ,the workers of the
world from whom they draw their
fighting men. They are afraid there
would come to more and more of the
fighters that persistent question titot
undermined the fighting force of the
Germans, the question so wide spread
by the Bolshevlkis: "What nr? we
fighting for?"
Ia tho beginning of the great war
our boys went forth willingly to overthrow German despotism, to drive
back tha Hun out of .Belgium, to overthrow militarism, to "make the world
safe for democracy." So long as they
thought they were fighting in a just
caus'fe and ag-ainst a dangerous enemy
they went into mutilation and death
with a smile on their faces. There
was no doubting the courage of our
men. Our great enemy had their men
in ae same frame of mind, they believed1 they were fighting for the protection of their fatherland from the
other greedy powers of the world.
Five years have disillusioned the
German people. They know now,
full well, why they had to fight. And
now in our own ranks feelings are
changing. 'Men are recalling the days
of their entry into the struggle. They
are recalling the beliefs they had that
they were going to make a war that
would end all war and that following
the war they would receive the recompense that heroes deserve. This was
not to be like other Wars for after the
war the soldiers would be treated* as
mien should be treated who had sacrificed all thoy had. It would not be as
after the Crimean war, the Egyptian
war, the South African war, when the
broken soldier had to beg on the
The people at home who did their
share of the suffering, who had meatless and sugarless and flourless days
so that the army migltt be fed did it
ail with a spirit of patriotism, that
nTArglmdnwflil   selfishness  for  was  it
To The District Ledger:—
Mr. Editor, will you give nve a little
space in our valuable paper for a
little retrospect?
Look at the Ellc river! It is frozen,
heavy rigs roll upon its sut face. Thoy
build a town. They lay jiir avenue's
and streets. They build mansions
and shacks. Tliey barker, buy, ai.d
sell. They laugh, dance, and sing: tu
fact ihey do everything because ihey
think they are secure, no danger ap —
pears to them. Everything is at a
stanstill all this they think will go ou
forever, there etui be no cliange. They
even biuld tires on its surface, on this
water that has become granite. But
wait, a gleam, pale, very pale, spreads
across the sky. One, to look at things
would say the sun is dead. Where is
it, will it never shine again? :13ut
wait, look, what is that! Oh, the
dazzling sight! , Oh, the heat! Look
at those dazzling rays, what is going
to happen? They shall shoot their
bright and burning rays, on all this
mass of ice whihc has become hideous
mass of ice which has become hideous
and dead. Hark! .What is that sound,
Do you hear the ripping and the
cruncing, and crackling? See, the
Elk has broken loose, 'tis tho breaking
of the ice I tell you, 'Tis the current
alive, joyous, bubbling and terrible.
What does it mean? Progress
recommences; she has been asleep,
now she is awake. It is humanity
again beginning its march which ia
inevitable. It rushes on, uproots,
mangles, strikes together, crushes
and drowns in its curent, all tho relics
of ancient and modern despotism,
look at that tresle work floating by.
It is the throne, that other trestle, it
it the scaffold. Look at those leaves
belonging to some old book, half sunk,
what are they? They contain the old
code of Capitol's laws and morals,
look at that old two by four rookery,
just sinking; it is the tenement house
in which the wage slave lived. See
all these pass by, never to return
because you cannot step in tlie sa/ne
waters twice, and for. this wonder ful
victory what is the power necessary?
One of thy "looks, oh concentrated
labour, ONE BIG UNION.
U. M.
The district mine inspector was
again taking in the sights of the
Belleveue mine.
The J. P. of this burg was again a
busy man on Saturday last (not with
Bellevue resident cases by the way).
A male resident of Hillcrest was laboring under the delusion that he could
destroy the property of other people
simply because he had bought it for
them. However, he went away a sadder but a wiser man.
Another resident of Hillcrest was
relieved of $20 and costs for using a
flashlight in the Hillcrest mine. No
comment is necessary.
Gee! Having unearthed a get-rich-
quick Wallingford scheme we feel we
should be remiss in our duty if we did
not pass it on. It seems that one
Cyak had reason to pay the ynion
Bank the sum of $175.00 dollars on a
business transaction for which he was
given a receipt. Later on finding himself in need of money he successfully
persuaded another individual to cash
him the receipt for the like amount.
Can you beat it? However, instead of
staying to enjoy tho fruits of such un-
sophisticatedness, he has beat it.
We wish to draw to the attention
of those would be aspirants for horticultural honors, who have a tendency
to belittle the ability of James Allsop
to grow Al products, that he has issued a challenge to ail and sundry for
the sum of $50. or more to beat them
on anything. The challenge winds-up
with: "Put up, or shut up." That's
the stuff, Jim.
Brule "Work Plug"
Has His Say
Will Grow Anywhere And Will Bear
Fruit The Whole Year Around
not all toward making a better world
in wliich to live? Now the war is
oyer these people are not satisfied.
■They see no greater degree of freedom.
Tho workers are still dependent ypon
"Jobs" for a living and those "jobs"
are aa scarce, or scarcer, than they
were before tho war. In the meantime thoy read in ThePinancial Post
(see page 3 of this issue) about the
tremendous success that has attended
certain companies. They read about
Klarello and his bacon and about all
tho glorious profits that were made
during tbo years of tho war. Thov
read theso things and between thoir
scanty meals, when their stomachs ara
uot oferloaded and their brains aro
clear, they commence to think and as
thar think they becomo strong and
thojr *1ro become dangerous and vengeful. Thoy havo lost that great'Spirit
with wblch thoy woro animated when
tho war began; thoy nro not. so mix-
lou.i to pluitKo again into a war tin-
Icsh thoy know to whoro that, wnr will
load. They aro not in the temper that
given pleasure to thoso big Interests
whiok would like to see the* "world
comfortably ut war ngalu."
To The District Ledger: —
Kindly grant me a small space in
the Ledger, to say a few words on
Plant Life. iMr. Editor, spring time
is approaching with its beauty; people are thinking over, and puzz).*
their brains how to make their gardens beautiful. Now Mr. Editor,
whilst walking down from Coal Creek
thiough the trip being off the track
on Monday after I had done a hard
days work, I could' not help but admire
the beauty of the mountains and the
various piants that were growing all
around. But the plant that Pwish to
speak of is a new plant found since
the war started. It is beautiful when
you study it. Everyone who knows
nnything about this plant is anxious
to know more about it.   Whilst I am
jv:rJiLt}ig_/>f_thjg-nlgiit-J^knQW,  gtri tl. is
to the interest of some people to -call it
an obnoxious weed, but to those who
have to toil to earn a livelihood by
the sweat of thoir brow, it is a beautiful plant. People in all the countries
of the world are planting it; soldiers
returning home' after their weary
months In the trenches among the
poppies of Flanders fields are bringing this plant home with them. They
have brousht it to Canada, tho beautiful country with the Maple leaf for
its emblem. Tho beautiful lands of
the Shamrock, Rose and Thistle, aro
planting this new plant to make the
country more attractive to live in.
Some peoplo would like thoir next
door neighbors to plant it. but aro a
little afraid to say so. They would
llko their own home beautified with It
but are afraid some of their friends
would ho jealous If thoy knew they
hnd a bit of it planted. But, Mr, Editor
this plant needs protection from the
Hot Air of Capitalism, or It will bo
certain denth to It, In tho winter It
will grow Indoors if planted properly.
Thc beauty of it, in thnt It bears fruit
I take this opportunity of writing a
letter to The District Ledger as it is
owned by the working plugs and I
expect to get it printed. In the first
place, we are having work here every
day. As usual there are lots of -miners
but there is always room for tipple
artists and car pushers. We are having lots of cold weather and snow
of late and that will make it better for
some mines where they are going idle
and shipping coal in from the states
to markets we* should have for
ourselves if wo were getting our
rights. I suppose if there should be a
stoppage of work this year they would
do the same thing over again as they
did seven years ago when the fifty
cents duty was taken off American
coal coming into Canada to give them
a good chance to beat it. What a bluff!
The International sent "money into
this district to feed us and sent coal
in to replace our labor. That was a
fine way to get. results out of a strike.
Tirey vv-bFc .wurking^Daibie~T:i"nie-"m"
some places on the other   side   and
The Spirit of Mass Action
People are acting in masses. They learned mass action during
the Avar and they have been practicing it since the signing of the
Politicians do not understand mass action; the statesmen of the
old order fail to grasp its significance. They are so 'accustomed' to
"boss" the masses, that where they encounter the mass in motion
they are oft'endcdfby it. They think and speak of it as though the
masses intend a personal affront to them and to the form of government that they represent. The French ruling class felt that way in
1789; the rulers of Russia had the same idea in 1905 and 1017; the
rulers of America take such an attitude today.
llass action is an effort of the people to find salvation. Mass
action is a crusade. The crusaders are enthused, inspired, transfigured. They are no longer men. They are the prophetic embodiment of a new world order.
Strange reports come to us of the spirit behind the mass action
that is convulsing South America and transforming Europe. In Rus.
sia, the masses have made work a national duty aiid parasitism an
offense. An American officer is reported as having praised Clemen-
ceau and the French Government and then added "but when I speak
thus to the French soldiers they spit." British troops eu masse notified their officers that they would not go to Russia and refused to
unmass themselves until they were given assurance that they would
not be sent there. Frenchmen, Canadians, Australians, Japanese,
Hungarians,firms and Germans—all. evince the same spirit;
The British workers are crusading. The Belfast strikers and the
workers of Glasgow announce publicly that they have no intention
of stopping until they have secured possession of the industries—
announce this in face of open protests from the old trade union officers and from the government authorities. The New York Times
in an editorial denunciation, declares that some of the more respectable of the British trade union leaders have repudiated the rank and
file and resigned their positions.
The same spirit of mass action has dominated the clothing strikes
in New York and is expressing itself among the workers of Seattle.
From Buenos Aires and Montevidio come similar stories of the untutored workers casting aside his allegiance to trade union organization and to government machinery and announcing that tlie
world must be his.
One French soldier summed up the whole question when he said:
"We have fought and bled and died for France. Now that the*war
is over, France belongs to us."
Politicians, statesmen and the diplomats who speak for the old
world cannot fathoni mass''action. Therefore, they condemn it,
oppose it. and'attempt to crush it. They might as well try to check
the ice1 packs in the June Yukon or the sweep of the "trade winds.  *
The masses are aroused. They have been starved. Their children have died of disease. Tlieir sons have been lost in battle. Their
lives have been crippled and broken. All these things have come
to them under the reigt? of capitalist society. The masses have
reached the conclusion that capitalist society is a menace to human
happiness and well-being. The masses have made up their minds
that tlie capitalist society must go. Experience has made them wise.
Miserv and suffering hns made them bold.   The masses have spoken.
\J NLY by skilled engineers and
workmen is the ordinary
bridge constructed. So in dentistry the proper construction
of the "Bridge in your month"
calls for a high degree of skil and
knowledge. And of equal importance is the material which goes
into the work. Bridge work in
dentistry is distinctly an American improvement. Trained in
America's foremost dental colleges, our skill   is   unquestioned
and the material which we employ is of the best.   These two
factors permit us to guarantee our bridgework for fifteen years.
Lethbridge Office: The Ott Block
Calgary, Office: 116a 8th Avenue East
Edmonton Office: 3 Cristall Block
sending us a few dollars to keep \ta
quiet until we were beaten or returned
to work and they received tho buie-
flts of our iimarltet.  What a bluff!
Now, ,Mr, Bditor, it Is timo we wero' -
getting tired of this kind of dope und
starting to look after Our own interests. It is high' time we were pulling
away from the International and Parting on our own merits. We are able
to look after ourselves. I seo by our
paper,that the International Is golns
ti) Nova Scotia and the Dominion Coal
Company accepts them on their merits
that there shall be*no strike. Another bluff. It is fine and dandy (or the
U. **M. \V. of A. to get. tho pur capita
tax of fourteen thousaa.tl minors ^.ej
thon send a few officer,) low.i to m.iltc
au agreement for theni which' thev
could make for themselves for thoy
have an good brains In Nova Scot la
art ever they had in the 11, M. W. of A,
The crusade has begun!   The indomitable, invincible muss crusade,
crying  its  message—"Bread,  peace and  liberty—capitalism  must
Sole Agent for the Pass for
Lethbridge Brewery Products
at Best Wholesale Prices to the Trade
Top-Notch Prices Paid for Bottles
E. PICK, "The Bottle King"
1  The Alberta Hotel Blairmore, Alberta
Workers": Unite
all tho vertr around,   Tho government  Why can't they settlo their own iroult
(Ily1 Scott Nearing)
Mothor of invent ion; father of neurit mull it necesnity, When our
evitmlttst obey this muster-volco thoy
«!u; whtiit uur fricndu ru.-puiul lo this
mandato they are transllgurwl.
(iormiuty, iir^ltiff tint exriiKo of mill-
tun  ueciitti-tlty,  ■jtrus.twl  Belgium    In
of thiH necesHlty. tho treaty    which
Issues bulletins on horticulture but
wtver reroniiiiPntlfl or mentions tho
beauty of thU plant in any of them.
Tho namo of this new plant, Mr. Editor
i«*t the ItolnlievlK'1—tttt (n hardy n'nnmtl.)
Yours truly,
One of the Hit! UNION
Ot+tfipPPPPPP- «»»♦♦»♦
♦ ♦
PP+PPP~000+ P-P
Tho   ml he rent a   of   the
los and keep their money in their own
lockers as woll as sending It to th*
kUiU'm?   There is no doubt but whui
tho V. M. W. of A. spent .1 lot    of!
money in Nova Scotia but, Itttl'.ove nut, i
it wus foolishly spout, ai lots*, of yen!
know.     One hnlf of tho   men    wa« |
llKlttiitK tiRttiimt tho othor hulf.  It. wua j
not n tight with capital; it was a flgln j
with workom organlzittloitH,   another;
foolish bluff or blunder.    Now,    Mr. j
Nova Scotian, I think you had hotter
join iu with ua und wliou ono man,
dropn hln took wit will all drop them, j
Thnt'H the only way to Ret ramim out i
MothodlBt I of it Mtrlka or to got fair results   for j
order to Invailo Front e.   In the face ('hurch tendered to tho returned Vot-1 your labor.     Quick uctlon!
"The (Million Holler Dolt'.ea!"   Tht i r.tory thnt has been written to display
fVi!'grt>«>*, bent upon makln r »vi!ilfort should ite mndo to
world fl.-ifu for .lf.moiT*t'V', Mt the | a "real" welcome home.
IllH't Httlty   Of   pitKslltlf   tll<t    I'NptnftaKe j
Law, tinitrr which free • j>ct*eh     nml
ftM* prut* have liet'.i.i.f n memory,
Tht*   war itorettMlly   hiiH    iwiie,   tun!
)**• ■•". tielioM, a new nntej'slt.v the sup
riv ■'■■■"! of  l'f.|».hevl*-!r,!      t'etiltl  tIt<»
ornns a public welcoinn in tho Bhapo I    Wo tiro roIiib to havo a referendum | very title HUiueat.-t ItMiry, da'.ntlne';%. | !lv,t tilr.nt« of thc  'Jolly Slaters.    It
if the majority Is In ; rciiut-tmoin    tt^;« .n«uio-t.    /.'.I e, :!»'«•
5't??^    ?«V"rfl   ™»™'   !»   thtn   >t..tr„   Ker-nn
of any vote over j produt tlen »ie luxe wMeh will be Been
try for the men litui the Orpln-um Theittrc on 'itiDtluy,
.-.he \w-ut tuti/r, uiul wo belieut thut, ail ciimstiH til lulier ull u.er ihe VMiat, April  las     Atttl  win a one tliaeuver.'.
at Httme not distant date a public ef-jire sick of individual .striken.  No more | tJ|r(( ()i(( ,'.,,(,j|S,^-. ,)} ,,„(.Hl|0Il atv ;],„
Ifnmoiu   Polly   flii.tera,   1'iwikit   ami
| YaiH'.-ii, l.iroadw*aj'.i rtdebrmiitt ;;.,.;.i',;.':..
|"lh« plot  tlfle'funr,."
j    The   rli'inn   nf   live   t'leve?   fjirls
jive the boj'H
We «r<' -plumed to record tite re
turn of .1. II, Wilnni tttitl H. Coeklitirn
back Into mir iitldsO,   We are pleased
lo nee yell.
•t Hi
•i  tu
.'Intt'tit   l»n   t'liruotieit   under
• ■.-•■iftiittrt,'!     Hew   fnf'tJnhte
! lm nut a ide tnnt- ni nr
ji  .'  :!!!•:!i<ure  l.'t ..-sir11■ t-i:ji    .it
: r • en "v-sHy thnt him finii'1
T,».*> .Ttrt'i !.-ifv i'"
Miee i.f t'-
':.        ll"
i i >-. ;t
S mi'.'-f f nj'tyable Hiiie «a« had sit
ilif I o.ti.K, whlftt t!m«< ned daip-e on
I r'tlu*. I:i»i,   \'A*n M, Wilfam* itieJ Mr.-f.
Me|.a(Tert> W"re Hiu-iMsfnl iu wiimlts't
•it,*    1*.*!'. ■'    :•••' •■•■•     »''.'    '*•* i    •• •-*-!
■' iMeliot*:   f :e   "btioliv,"     The
•.."'ir -   nr *'. ■*   •"■"■'v   ti. - •■!   ;,i   i h
-.•■>!<>r by Mr  1;':y*<,n nei! I!   I!
i', j-.)   ,,n   v *,r< |i   v T*t.  a   >-.MI
ft-*.!   Vr»   ,1     t e-!vr      M.,t}i.*r  .,,,-)
nre them;  ■.-.ell.
t -'trie'
t't   Mr
of thai dope!   Hear that hi mind, who
ever It nrtv centi-m,
i-Victi  yearn ano when the  K'.rlke
v.ie<  (.itle.l   diT   In   November  1   wa.-,
•vcrklitM! in the <'ntw.   At that tlmo
the miner* In thtt l^thbrldKe dIMrlct
u-tit   practically   no   work   for   threo
neiti'le.  or iron- fit" ewrv ceal yard
huh Ktoelti-d with American '.mil mid
'the ue it h *i! ti be liept by the tinlim,
' t'    h   jiti   v.'titttttT   w»   urn   f!etlill!4   nur
.•u', oj..-mv! mid .ir« IttvaKiiiK a'A.ty
ft..n> ihf t'.M.W. of A.
*•,.,, ■-,.'-    u   '    'i  i .rt *'':  ''-it'l  Df'
tlif tv.m-nltui t'oal I'ompJuiv wmiltt no;
b't tie: t'.^t.W. ''.')' \ 'ti '"«"' '■' "i' '■''
«,,f. *,, » in:i'i.i'meet tV.ti', lie- Nova
■ "-Y-.t'l'-i •iH'ti ".-'I tld tw- ■*■' bi'-ki-l up in
*, tri'e )t i« I'm b't'I '"<"■ r.'fiiot i'i''
ii•   tb- "fo'eri'i  treat/' V.\:*'. o.S-i!. if-
\„   i:\;   ',',)*•    :■*.• . '.•i.al'-i'.'   I   !>'." ilU'."   .'.I'l
' (]:«• bk '.n't! tr\t:*.l in N'O'a Seotlu.    If
perii'-iitH the ee'Ir;- p."i.lue:li,i». vtlliill
!l!tt; lee.I prep ited v.'illl Jilt f'tf: v|l;il
hi.!:",..'.!'!* ia In".|,in.' v.ila i!te titillSi.v:
j rt .nH l.kf a ihttpier lnna tHit* Arabian
i .V'*!!)*?!, tnel iletibt wilh a lt;t|nh it ml n
l .Maharajah, an iiiMtm t'.ibtce. nntl
i t'thnr n*(Itl!l!T tlllllKS, Tint |)i!ly*«
'•■.''.. da.tee it"d et '-rv/vie db'jiitrt
' th: mielvcK daintily l:i bountiful am!
I clittorlniT apparel, And there ih a
| hue Htory.
\ I:,»*•'.:l-:.i uul Y.tn.U '.iiiperittiuU)
; lli"tn.'..t:' vest In Ihla live act t»tit't'es(ti.in
i of niarnlH, mih! i,.tt.;iall;. tie liint t,til!,l
■'.'ei mm o;\ that. Tbs nre Ktimauid
j od It- it eapt'b':' <"»h| lit itrediutl.tll t»f
* iMdt.-tuf til am!  (luir;n.
Loggers of the Interior Country Take Notic»
Tlio Loggers of the Coast Districts have formed aa »r-
ganization known as the B. C, Loggers' Union, industrial ia Ha
scope, comprising nil. workers in the lumber industry, aad aon-
struction camps, affiliated with the Vancouver Trailat and
Labor Council and the B. C. Federation of Labor.
{\\rc invite all Loggers in tlie interior to join hand* with ua
in a united efl'ort to belter our conditions.'which can nnlj bo
dono in tins ninnncr. .,
Organizers arc now on the road and will pay yoa a visit
in the near future.
So get ready!
For further information conuvtunieatc with E. Wiaah, aee-
rotary-tivnMiror, fil. Cordova St. W.
If You Want the BEST in Moats Phone or Call on
The Meat Man
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Proui oi? i oy»' Trjmirtjj School
f thf  S
lu ;.. ,,,
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Dealer in y
Fresh nnd Cured Meats, FUh,  Poultry,  Butter,  Eggs,   Etc. |
Delivery Prompt Prices Same to AU 2
Phone Kilt Corner of 7th Ave. and Victoria St. |
Blairmore, Alberta i
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Blairmore. Alberta
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lit; is hi i.nr :.'*:,,:    ;*
hi   the   <"ip?t-Hn-   r>f
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l'ltleliii fill lli't M*'' ; '■»•
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For Sale
jj j *  ii.t* .   lilt   ,ui-i.it,ft „ in   .',,.,it,.,,lli.i/'t*i  ((, Ititsll,  *.,, M.   IH. IM     1
It | n*\., it ntiixh tiieeii't't will mt lielil nl llltlirntort! on iSiiiitln.? oven-
li I ittt?. Jlnreh 1-0, for a diieiis*,i<m of the aim* and oltji't't** of the
j ONK BIO FN'IOX. The meeting will be nddiwwed by th* Editor
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*   ■*  t « fcv  * A Mr
j l>ft)oit, Mti'h.-   A in tr iitiji'.inijiit v.;i^,- h.-ult*. nf |C a day, a flat
1 v'.-re;t«e <tf *1 n <fny, for aj'-tproximtitety 2H.0tWl eniployert tkrou?hnul
' "he e.iwilry. h:ts ii"cn (riven by the F.inl Motor company.   It hi «ttt*d
■ hin-t At.tiCnl usher etiipl.iycf!* of the Ford iuteriwb already i-Meeoire
> :<»i nf ett'ire .'l i\t*\'.
t I'ti'itW tie,:   lilt:*!  Miiiftt.i lil   iiiitM','.   lhe   e liiu.it n't-eii:-!!,   tilkt  k   200
.  |i«r i ttit (livitlej .1 \i',y* h <-n ili-rlarrd hv the »niti|miiy. / I
!       Fire!
NOW is the time to protect your property against fire.
BIG REDUCTION of Fire Insurance rates on Residential Property
m the City of Fernie.
General insurance
Call and get rate of your property.
Fop Sale—A four room cottage
with pantry, sink, pump and other
conveniences. A bargain if taken at
once at f 375.00. Apply Albert Pawcett
West Fernie.—2i.
For Sale in Cokato—Two acres and
a half and log house and small chicken house and wire netting. Apply
K. Hubberstey, Fernie. 33-21*
For Sale or Rent.—Three roomed
cottage close to central school; modern equipment. Will accept as first
or full payment Victory Bonds, Apply
Barton's Music and Sewing Machine
Store, Fernie, B. C. 33
United Church Services—Sunday,
March 30. Rev C. E. Batzold, pastor.
11:00 ajn., subject "The Sin Bearer."
2:30 p.m., Sabbath School and Adult
Bible Class, 7:30 p.m.. "The Unrealized Dream of Life." Come and worship.
■Mr. Crowe—Swords at Trail—Last
evening 11, Crowe—Swords, a returned
soldier, gave a lecture at the iMetho
dist church, his' subject being
"Atrocities of the Huns," and
"Enemies Within Our dates." His
address "was illustrated with 'lantern
slides of scenes at the front, also
humorous slides by the celebrated
English artist, Capt. Bairnsfather.
The proceeds were to be devoted to
tho funds for the widows and orphans
of soldiers in the great war, but the
audience did not compose more than
15 or 20 persons. The lecturer told of
many of his personal experiences on
the fighting line.—Trail News.
Loyal Order of Moose Dance—For
real enjoyment the danco held on St.
Patrick's night by the Loyal Order of
Moose in Victoria Hall capped all the
social events of the season. There
was a splendid crowd. The hall was
appropriately decorated in honor of
Ireland's patron saint, Tlie programme
of dances was popularly arranged and
the music by the Whitchouse orches
tra gave a swing to the occasion that
carried real dancing joy from the first
number to the last. Especial praise
must be given to those who had
charge of the serving of the refrash
ments. Not only were fche viands
delicious but they were served
skillfully and well. It will be with a
great deal of pleasjireable anticipation
that everyone will look forward to the
next "Moose" dance.
Money Seems Plentiful— Money
seems to be plenty in Fernie these
days. The Ladies Aid of the United
Church put on a sale of fancy work,
home cooking and candy, in the Red
Cross rooms last Saturday at which
thgy received over three hundred
dollars. The sale of War Savings
Stamps to school children form the
4th of March to date has amounted
to about $600.00, and the demand for
more seems as insistent as at the
beginning of the campaign.
Met In France and Fernie—Captain
C. W. iWhitaker, president of the
British Columhia Great War Veterans'
Association, visited Fernie last
Sunday and occupied the United
Church Pulpit; in the morning and
addressed the Fernie members of the
Association in their club rooms in the
evening. Captain Whitaker is a rapid,
fluent speaker, full to enthusiasm of
his subject, of which he has a most
extended and varied stock of
information from which to draw, and
does so in a manner to keep his
hearers intensely interested. He
spoke for an hour in the United
Chucrh and seemed to have only
re-ached the beginning of his subject
when time prevented further speaking.
A coincident in the lives of Rev. C. E.
Batzold: and that of Captain Whitaker
illustrates the divergence, crossing
and recrossing of two fellow students.
When Rev. Batzold stepped off the
transport which bore him across the
Channel for-, the first time to France,
the first man to meet him and greet
him was his old school inate, (Lieu
tenant Whitaker, who had' preceeded
him to the front and was returning lo
England after some hard service in
the trenches.   Rev. Batzold was then
a private, but won his commission on
the field and Lieutenant Whitaker
afterwards won his: promotion to the
same rank in a same manner. Captain
Whitaker left for Salmon Arm on
'Monday morning!' He is making a
tour of the province in the interest
of the G.W.V.A., and is worMng over
Editor Wallace Sues for Damages.—
A writ has been issued in the supreme
court of British Columbia at the
instance of J. R. Wallace, of the
Fernie Free Press, which reads in
part as follows: "George V., by the
Grace of God of the United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Ireland and of
the British Dominions beyond the
seas, King, Defender of the Faith,
Emperor of India to P. *F. Lawson,
Esq., Fernie, British Columbia, Editor.
We command you that within eight
days after the service of this Writ on
you, inclusive of the day of such
service, you do cause an appearance
to be entered for you in an action at
the suit of J. R. Wallace." After
considerable more legal formulae the
document proceeds: "The Plaintiff's
claim is for damages for a libel
contained in The District Ledger, a
newspaper published in the City of
Fernie in the Province of British
Columbia, for March 14th, 1919, being
an article headed "Just a gentle hint"
in the first column of page five of that
issue." Since our readers will be
interested in the matter due notice
will be given of the date of trial and
the proceedings will be printed in
Police Court News.—Two drunks
run in and fined, one getting $10.00 and
$1.00 costs, the other $20.00 and $1.00,
is the record for the week at the police magistrate's office. One of the
unfortunates is working out his fine
while the other paid his bill and departed. Two men were brought before the magistrate charged with
fighting, aud one was fined $20.00 and
costs and the other got a fine of $56.60,
which included costs. The difference
in the amount of fine represents the
difference between an aggressor and
a defender in the fracas.
Saturday Matinee
at 2.30
Saturday Nights
First Show at 7
Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29
"Hobhs In A Hurry"
A five part Comedy-Drama
RUTH ROLAND in the 6th chapter of "Hands Up"
Monday, March 31
"The Sea Flower"-five part Bluebird
"Vengeance and The Woman"-chapter 13
I    "Vengi
Tuesday, April 1, One Day Only
The Dolly Sisters, Yancsi and Roszika in
"The Million Oollar Dollies"
A Marvel of Beauty, Romance and Thrill
Regular Prices        - Try To Get ln
Wednesday and Thursday, April 2 and 3
"Danger, Go Slow"
From the the story by Robert Z. Leonard
Coming: Fatty Arbuckle in "A Country Hero"
Died.—On March 22, Andrew Novik,
aged 42 years. Funeral from Roman
Catholic church on Sunday afternoon
at 4 o'clock.
Hallgonlan in Fernie.—Crofton
Dickey, Esq., of Halifax, N. S., is the
guest of his daughter, Mrs. Fred Parker. Mr. Dickey is one of the "old
timers" in Halifax and lost no time in
looking up the two Haligonians on the
staff of The District Ledger and exchanging reminiscences of the Blue-
nose capital. He will leave shortly
for Nelson where he will visit another
daughter before proceeding to the
coast. He will return to Halifax by
the Panama Canal route to New York
thence by rail. Mr. Dickey's residence in Halifax is just on the outer
edge of the devastated district and
did not escape considerable damage by
the terrific explosion on the morning
of December 6, 1917.
Popular Teacher Leaves Fernie.—
The departure of .Miss Draper from
Fernie is regretted by a large number
of citizens and all the school children
of her class. She left this morning
for Kentucky, and will in the very
near future become the blushing bride
of a well known Kentuckian, Last
night at the Fernie hotel, which is a
popular hostelry with the teaching
staff of the public school, her girl
friends.gave her a farewell and presentation as a mark of appreciation.
A Big Success.—The band concert at
the Salvation Army hall last night was
a grand success. This organization
deserves much credit for the excellent, programmje of music it so
libefally extends .to the public of
Fernie. .
The Big Closing Out Sale of Kefoury Bros. Is
-   Still In Full Swing
Hundreds of people have taken advantage of this Money Saving
Sale, yet there are thousands of dollars worth of bargains yet to be
disposed of. Here are a few ofthe many things you can buy and
save real dollars.
Alaik of nice quulity of Prints;
fast (idiom.
Ki-g *2.00
.gale Price $1.60
\\o,% Quality  ..*2.25
Salo Price $1.75
Made in   tiieo   cluul;   designs;
fruit. KlIul'H.
Rejf $2.25
Sale Price $1.05
J.ii,!ie.s IJlrtcli or   T.ui   Cotton
Worn.   Fust itnlorH.
Uo« .'Pr. 4tu;
Sole Price... .35c., 3 pr. for $1.00
In White nml Tun,   Silk Finish.
Ut'it  <»•">'".
Sale Priro Pr, COc.
lu liiiK'k, Whim mm imi.
ill-it V'niiM' .      'An'
Sale Price  25c.
U,<t. Viitii;>    !."»•■,
&uh Prine  Pr. 35c.
i»... H.. r»„M,*„.i .,-..„    T .i-i     ■"■*.*■
I.Vt*. Vftitii'  Al fill
gsle Price  Bach 00c.
I ;ti-_"»'f Si-'.'.     Ki|i.i." Otialilv.
Hfff    WAtfit
eaJe Price ..Each $1*25
AU shades   of   Volvetut'iis   for
Children's Drosses.
Ror Yd. $1.10
Sale Price Yd. 78c,
Men's Twfcfid Caps.  IVia Assortment.
Rear. Values up to $1.00
Sale Price Each 50c
TU'«. Valmi , i*\.27i
Sale Price Each 90c.
Hen.   Vnltio 1*2.25
Bale Price $1.75
AH hI'/a-h.
!?(><.' *tf fin
Bute Pri<*e Pr. $2,95
A pood   nualitv   of Men's Hiii
it,.** mm
Sale Price 31.23
Help  ;»!'.7-"t
Fr-le Price .aw.ar.tira
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IfpfT , ,     , A'* ft*I
n*thTt-k4 !..".!...!..$3.w
R««. Iwe.
Sale Price Pr.OOc.
R<'« .Suit '$2.2.1
Salo Price ; Suit $1.50
Fancy Tweeds.
Reg. valuo  $25.00
Sale Price ...$10.50
Key Suits MMM)
Sab Prkse  $1^60
Men's     Choeolute      Buttoned
Ut'K. Value , ijt».f»(i
Sale Price $6.95
Men's Hue hox. calf Miocs.
Uut, sKi.7.5
S.ilo Prico $4.95
.M»ii'n llsuh Top MiniuK NU*<*'.y
i»--u. v alio- *«<ti»
Bale Price $0.45
Wi'ii'-t  t.-f".  Minl'v <t,.-, '■*
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Bssle Price .    , MAii
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We are continually fighting for better conditions for the worker. We
get amendments made to the Act. Yet
a few of our union members will violate this Act and if any man dared
to point out to them what it means he
is ridiculed and insulted by the of.
fenders; if ho reiterates, Ms lamp is
stopped; therefore members of the
same union. Cause: discrimination
against one of their own class. Let
every good union man adhere to the
Coal Mines Regulation Act. You will
then force the companies suckers to
fall in line with the ONE BIG UNION.
Communication received at this office from the Minister of Justice, in
connection with aliens.
Ottawa, 17th March, 1919
Referring to your letter of the 6th
instant, I regret that I am not able to
state for your information the policy
of 'the government with regard to
alien enemies except as evidenced by
the existing laws and regulations.
As to the other questions which you
put, while I cannot assume any responsibility to advise you, I may say
that persons of alien enemy origin
who have been naturalized as British
subects thereby become British Sub-
ects, and their children born in this
country are ■■ also British Subects.
Russians not residing In enemy occupied territory are not classified as
alien enemies, A married woman
takes the nationality of her husband.
(The other questions you, submit cannot however be answered generally
as they must depend upon facts of
particular cases.
—"MjaTc-tho~h'0iior—to—ber-Sirr-   -■
The Followiug Lines Will Be Cleared Out Regardless Of Cost As We Will Not
Carry Them Again
Service Trays, Wood; Chinaware, Consisting of
Plates, Tea Sets, Cups and Saucers, Chocolate
Sets, Nut Bowls, Bonbons and Vases. Carving
Sets, Dolls, Electric Fixtures and Table Lamps.
Headquarters for the Brunswick Phonograph
Store Opens At Noon
Your obedient servant,
:)        ■ .
(Signed) E. L. Newcomo
Deputy Minister of Justice
To Henry Martin, Esq.,
Secretary, Gladstone Local  Union,
Fernie, B.C.
O. Bradshaw entertained the editor
of the District Ledger, Delegate Alex.
Mackenzie, of the recently organized
Loggers Union at tho const: .Toe Taylor, Delegate from Cumberland,, Vancouver Island and the Miners' Secretary at his place of residence; Air.
and Mrs. John Miller's Riverside avenue, Coal Creek, after a bumper meeting for tho "ONK BIG UNION'," which
was hold In the club hall, Sunday
night last. Mrs. Miller put up a splendid supper, which was very much appreciated. Joe Naylor says that he is
going to come buck to Kernie, If he
■haw lo tuko ti holiday on his own, He
my a hn has not Been ho much of WJtr-
nn since ho left tho Old Country, Mackenzie cays his vlt-li to Kernie will
live In his memory forever.
I Thai Navlor will Iihv« a good wul-
i ft'iiio In' KlnilHTlcy Is evidenced by
I Ihe followIiiK 1-eller: —
Co-0p. Offers To Saturday
Rich Red Salmon, tall tins _    - ._ $ 45^
Fra«s1rcaiiftmiia-Ufanps7per3           : *60
Good Dry Red Onions, 3 lb.                   - 25
Potatoes, per 100 lb.         -                    - 315
Robinson's Prepared Barley       -' (JO
Libby's Tomato Catsup, ptr bottle*      - '.30
Lipton's Tea, large tins   -         -   ■     . 165
Blue Ribbon Baking Powder, 16 oz.     - 35
Ramsey's Soda Biscuits, per package  - .35
T & B Smoking Tobacco, new 1-2 lb, plug       90
Boiled Ham, "Premium," per lb.           - .65
This Store is financed by the Workers of Fernie
for the benefit of every worker.
If you are not a member, we would like to see
you one.   Think this over.
Incorpuratf d 1907
Canada Food Board Licence No. 8-594
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Exposure of Hypocritical Promises of The United States
To Russia
X correspondent of tlie Chicago Tribune who has recently re
turned from Archangel gives us the following information:—
,;The North Russia allied expedition has developed into a pitiful failure. It has failed to inspire confidence and loyalty ancl give
real assistance to Russia. It has become a cesspool of jealousy, hatreds, mistakes, and shattered allusions. The different allies distrust
one another and the Russians distrust the entire expedition.
The American troops were put under an absolute imperialistic
-command, being handled in a way that was against every tradition
of the army and country.; They were put to doing a king's business
and to do'whatever task was assigned to them by the British.
Here in the0 north, in a district that never was violently Bolshevist, where the Allies had many friends at the start, and where,
since the first days there havo been unlimited opportunities to advance confidence and gain respect, "here with everything their own
way, the Allies have failed utterly.
Today, in Archangle, Murmansk,-*.'and the other cities of the
district, there is growing dissatisfaction against the way the expedition lias interfered in local Russian affairs. Kvery phase of life within the district is controlled by the Allies and dominated by them.
The Russians frankly resent, this. They will tell you openly
that they, not the outsiders, should; determine the exact form of
government and pick the leaders. Today if a Russian fails to follow
the ideas and opinions of the allied leaders he is classed as a. Bolshevik, with the possibilities of jail to keep him silent. Only such men as
conform with the foreigners' ideas last in the local government.
The foreign military are actually and undeniably interfering
in local affairs. Tliey are dominating every department, forcing
tlieir own ideas and judgments against the wishes of the North Rus-
' sian Provisional Government. Martial law has been established,
placing the. foreign military above the local authorities.- All this
reflected against the avowed motives of the Allies.
All the time Uie Americans felt they were doing a job for certain nations, -helping to collect their debts and reestablish their commercial supremacy.
The avowed reason for original entrance at Murmansk was the
threat of the white Finns, under German leadership, to turn the ice
free ports of Murmansk and Pctchenga, on the Murnian coast, into
German submarine bases. This was outlived" when the expedition
started to Archangel under the-slogan of guarding the great war
supplies about to fall into the German hands. Reaching Archangel,!
the foreign soldiers found no supplies." *   "   :
This gives tho lie to the storieis told; by our "kept" "press. Let
us review*-President AVilson's statement when agreeing to add a contingent of troops to those that the Allies were sending to the Arctic
— c-Oaat.- ''Miiiuuv JiTlei■ vciruw^firtiustiia would iy&~moro likely to"
add=JaJMji6iSent.sad. confusion there than to cure it, and would injure Russia rather than help her out of her distress -.■Whether
from Vladivostok oil from Murmansk and Archangel, the only present object for which American troops will be employed will be to
guard military stores which may subsequently be needed by Russian
forces and to render such aid as may be acceptable to the Russians in
the organization of their self-defence.
.'"In taking this action the (iovenimeut of the United States
wishes to announce Jo lhe-people of Russia in lhe most public ami
solemn manner that it contemplates no interference with the political sovereignity of Russia, no intervention in her internal affairs—
not even in local affairs of the military areas wliich her military
force may be obliged to occupy—and no impairment of her territorial integrity either now or hereafter, but what we are aboi'i* to do
lias as its single and only object the rendering of such aid as shall
be acceptable to the Russian people themselves in their endi-jivo-i' to
regain control of their own affairs, tlieir own territory and their own
There was no objection  raised hy the'.Soviet Goveriniiunt to
guarding the .supplies a! the ports a git inst the Cli'miune.    In fact.
ca and France declare that the only object of this agreement- is to
guard the integrity of the Murman Region for a Great United Russia.
"The whole authority of the internal administration of the region belongs without qualification to the Murman Regional Council. The representatives of Great Britain, the United States of Norl-ti
America and France and their agents will not interfere with the
home affairs of the region."
What hypocrisy! It is like a house-holder asking for police
protection against robbers and after they get into his home they turn
round and demand entire control, and when he resents and finds out
that they are equally as much to be dreaded as the robbers whom
they had promised to assist him to overcome, his belongings are
seized and his family attacked and in his efforts to defend that which
is really his he is denounced as a traitor, an anarchist, and a,bloodthirsty villian. Such is the'state of affairs in Russia.\ They asked
for help from the 'Allies'-to resist Germany and these same forces
have been turned against a people trying to build up a grand- and
glorious Russia for themselves.
Present Tendencies In Norwegian Labor
Copyright, Mi. by W. G. Chapman
The influence* of the Soviet form of government on the programme of the working-class movement in Norway is described in the
following article by Martin Tranmael, leader of the syndicalist faction which gained a majority in the Norwegian Socialist party at its
national convention in 1918. The article appeared in a recent issue
of Samtiden (Christiania) a journal of social, political, and literary
opinion. ,    '
Every age, every social system creates its own, forms of power.
Thus the parliamentarism of our age is the true daughter of our
bourgeois system. But it no longer meets the requirements of the
timse. New forms of organized society are being evolved. We
live in a transition period. In most countries the control is still vested in the capitalists, and yet many old institutions are being undermined, and traditional forms of .government are breaking down. We
know, for instance, that the balance of power has been shifted from
the parliaments to private banking corporations and to the 'Changes.
It follows that the working class, which is now struggling with Uh
bourgeoisie for mastery, must also use non-parliamentary means, and
these have now gained a large place in our community.
The non-parliamentary or direct action presages new forms of
organized society. New ideas are born and develop within the old
body politic, but if they arq.of^i revolutionary nature, they will
burst thc confines of the old frame and stand forth on their own
In the Jungle.
RESBNTLY Tsraun heard an
animal approaching wurtly
along the trull toward the
drinking piaee. A moment
more and It came in view. It was
llorta, the boar. Hero .was delicious
meat, and To rami's mouth watered.
The grasses when- Numa lay were
very still now, ominously still, Horta
passed -beneath Tiinuui. A few more
steps and he would he within the
radius of ...Noma's spring. Tarzan
eould Imagine how old 'Nmini's eyes
were shiulug, how lie was already
swkUte lu his b rent li for the awful
roar which would freeze his prey lor
the brief instant between the moment
of the spring and'the sinning of "terrible fangs into.splintering- bones.
But ns Numa gathered himself tt.
slender rope Hew through the air from
the low branches nf a nearby tree. A
noose settled about Uortn's neck.
There was a frightened grunt, a squeal,'
ami then Niinia saw his quarry drag
ged backward up' the trail, and "as be
sprang Horta. the liunr, .soared upward
beyond his Hutches Into tlie tree
above.''■ aud a inui-lUng face looked
down and laughed into Ills own.
Then indeed ilUl Noma roar. Angry,
threatening, liyugry. tie , paced hack
and l.-rtli heueatii the t.'H.uttng ape
-man Now lie stopped and. rising on*
his hind legs against iIti- stem of tbe
live that held In* enemy, sharpened
his huge claws upon ihe Park, tearing
It is this process that is now taking place in labor circles -'out gieut pieces that my t-.tre tue white
TV      '      i , wot'd beneath. "
the world over.
Working men understand that the much-vaunted bourgeois democracy, which is built on parliamentary government, is unable
to solve, the'-new problems;0 it may cope with political questions, hut"
not with ecnonmie issues, w?-ich are too complicated for a parliament; nor are parliaments chosen "with .a view to solving these problems, and for this reason their activities often run out in nothing but
'talk.    ... :    _____      '	
And in the meiiiifime Tnr/.au had
dragged the-struggling llorta to the
liiiib beside him* Mticwy linger*.com
pleted lhe work the choking noose hail
commenced. The ape man hail no
knife, hilt nature nad equipped nm
with the means of tearing his lood
from the qtiiveth u tia'uk ot liis prey:
and gleaming teetn <*.auk into the sue
euletit_fles!i____ Idle the raging lion io< K
taere, ror De knew not Dew long a
quest he should nave to make were
tbe village deserted.
Theape-mau traveled swiftly through
the forest aud about noou came to the
site of the village, but to bis disappointment found that the-Jungle bad
overgrown tbe plantain rtelds and tbat
tbe thatched huts nad fallen in decay.
Tbere was no sign or.man. tie clambered about among the cuius for balf
an hour, hoping thut he might discover
some forgotteu weapon, but bis search
was without fruit, and so be took np*
bis quest ouce more, following up tbe
stream, wblch (lowed from a southeasterly direction, de buew tbat near
fresh' water he wuiiia be most likely
to find another settlement.
As he traveled lie hunted as he bad
hunted with his upe people in tne past,
as Kala. his-ape tbster mother, had
taught him to hunt, turulngover rooted logs to Iiud some toothsome vermin,
running high Into the trees to rob a
bird's nest or pouncing upon a tiny
rodent with the quickness ot a eat
There were other'thing* that he ate,
too, but the le,ss detailed the account
of an ape's diet lhe better—and Tarzan
was again un ape, the same tierce,
brutal anthropoid that Kala bad
taught bitn to be and that be bad been
for the Urst twenty years of his life.
Occasionally he smiled as he recalled some friend who might eveu at tbe
moment be sitting pliicld aud immaculate within the precincts ot bis, select
Parisian club—just as Tarzan bad sat
but u few months before-and tben be
would stop, as though turned auduen-
ly to stone as the gentle breeze carried to his trained nostrils the scent of
some new prey or u formidable enemy.
That night he slept fur Inland from
his cabin, securely wedged into the
crotch of a giant tree, swaying a hundred feet above /he ground. He had
eaten heartily agaiu-thia time from
thc tiesb of Hara, the deer, who bad
fallen prey to his. quick nooso.
Early the next morning he resumed
his journey, always following the
course of Ihe stream. For three days
he'continued his quest until be bad
come to n part of the jungle in which
he never before had been. Occasionally upon higher grouud the forest was
much thinner, and in tin; tar distance
through the trees he could see ranges
of mighty mountains, with wide plains
in the foreground. Here iu the open
spaces were new game-conutless antelope and vast herds of zebra. Tarzan
was entranced. He would make a
long visit to Hits new world.
On the morning ot the fourth day bis
nostrils were suddenly surprised by a
faint, new scent. It was the scent of
man. but yet a long way off, The ape-
man thrilled with pleasure.*- lOvery
sense was on the alert a* with crafty
] stealth lie moved quickly through the
trees, upwind.'in: the*; direction of his
prey. I'resently lie came upon It—a
lone warrior treading softly, through
the luiicie.
Resides, it is difficult to get the masses of "working men out for
an election. The matters at stake are too vague; it i.s impossible to
make them rally around great measures or principles. Even though
the working men attempt to concentrate on special demands, it is
of little avail, and by means'of the powerful press and other methods
at the disposal of our antagonists it is on'ly to easy.
When it comes to direct action, as in a strike, it is quite another'
matter. Then class consciousness and solidarity are awakened. No
one wants to be a scab, even though he may bo one in the elections,
in a strike, the working men meet with unbroken ranks. The effects
may be traced deep down among the working people; not only tho
men—the workers—but the women are borne along on the wave,
Thoy feci themselves a part of their class and throw all the deep in-
donation and the tremendous influence of the homo on the side of the
Hitherto strikes have been concerned themselves chiefly with the
special demands of certain unions; but.they will develop into revolutionary and political measures. By means of the general strik.j
every man and woman will be forced to take sides for or against
labor's ideal of organized society. When not only the indiwtriui
the occupation of the Murmansk coast was made at tin.- invitation j workers and artisans but the transportation workers, the croftets,
of tho local Soviet and with the »xpn»sH approval nf Trolly, Hie! tho farm laborers and .siimil farmer*, mid the fishermen have boon
Minister of War. According to the agreement between ,llm Mur*-j organized for elans war, the position of labor will be very strong. If
mansk Kcgionnl Council iSoviet) and the representatives of Great j 1 hen the upper classes are deprived of the support they have had
Uritain, the l*nited Slates and France signed on duly "tii, ihe object j in the military, the chances for a successful revolution ought Jo !k«
of the occupation is "The defence i.f the Miirniaii Itegion against thej vory good indeed.
power* of the Oerman coalition." To quote further: "The IVesi- i Grunted that the working men gain control in this manner, it
ilium of the .Mnriuaii Hctrsni.al Council for the IIuksmh people ami j in self-evident, that old institutions, laws, and traditions will be n'.il-
the Oov. nuiiciiu <.f (Jreal Hriltiin, the Toiled Stales of North Ameri-j islicd. A new class, a new idea will have conquered. This means I'm*.
?-■*■■ .v.". .-, ] reaching changes in ail forms of organized society.
. another enjoyed
nml   thought   ul
in couiuitie in shout arrows tuto ine
great beast while lie attempted to close
in upou uim with tlif Knife, ao as ene
tantalized upon one side tte otber
sneaked cautiously in upon ttie otber.
Satior was furious lie raised bis voice
in a perfect Trenzy of shrieks, growls
and hideous moans, t.ie while be reared upon his hind legs lu futile attempt
to reach hist oue aud then tbe otber
of his tormentors.
. But at length thtTagile ape-man saw
Dis chance and rushed, in upon tbe
beast's left side behind tbe mighty
shoulder. A giant arm encircled tbe
white tbrout and a long blade sank
once, true as a die, into tbe fierce heart
Then Tarzan arose and the black man
and the white looked into each other's
eyes across tbe body of their Will, and
tbe black made the sign ot peace and
friendship, and Tarzan of the Apes an*
swered it in kiud. ..*•*.
The noise of their battle witb Sabor
had drawn ao excited horde of savages from tbe nearby village, and a
moment after tbe tiger's death the
two men were surrounded by itthew
ebon warriors, gesticulating aad Jabbering - a thousand questions tbat
drowned each ventured reply.
And then the women came sad tbo
childreu-euger. curious, and at sight
of Tarzan more questioning tban ever.
The ape-man's new friend finally succeeded in making himself beard, and
when he had done talking the men and'
women of the village vied with on*
another lu doing houor to the strange
creature who had saved their fellow
rind battled stugie handed with tierce
At Inst tbey led him back to tbelr
village, where they brought tiim gifts
of fowl and goats and cooked food.
When he pointed to their weapons tba
warriors hastened to" fetch spear,
shield, arrows and a bow. tils friend
of the encounter- presented bim with
the knife with which he hod killed
Sabor. There* was nothing In all the
.village, he could not have had for the
Taraan's lirst nljrht with tho savages
was devoted to a wild orgy in his honor, s There was -feasting, for the hun-
ters had brought lu an antelope aud a
zebra its trophies of their skill, and
gallons of llie weal; native beer.,were
consumed... As the warriors danced in
the firelight I'lir/im was again Impressed by the symmetry of their figures ami the regularity ot their features the flat'noses and thick lips of
the typical West Coast ravage were
entirely missing In repose the facea
of the men were intelligent and dliurnl-
11 ed. iht>**» ot the women uftliniea pre-
From Ape to Savage.
V was during ihis ilai|.-e that tbe
ape-man tlix untiei-d tliat some
of the men nud numy ol the women   wore   ornaments   ot   gold,
principally   anklet*   ami   armlets   of
Rt retch the truth ind It *'ill ty hack
ani! iflticr ymi
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money     If you're interested.  Get Busy.
ed on from below ;
the dinner thai n
ready his.
lt was quite dark '.iy ine time Tar
zan bad gorged iiiinseit. Ah. uut it
had been delicious: .Never nad tie
quite ac-custonied himself to llie nilueu
flesh that civilized men had set v.«
him. nnd In the iioitom.of irs'-avaee
heart there t)»d constantly iieen tne
craving for the warm meal ot tiie
fresh killed and the rich, red iiio.nl
He wiped his bloody nunds upon a
bunch of leaves, slung the remain* ol
his kill acroRg his shoulder and -xwuiik
off through the middle terrace nt the
forest toward Ills cabin, and at ihe
snilie liistiiiit .lane Porter nnd William
Cecil Clayton nro*e from a sumptuous
•'inner upon the Lady Alice, thousands
of tulles to the east in the Indian
He-ieinh Tn nm i.i   waiued  Minin. tin*
lion and when Ihe ape-man denrned m
glame d'Mvnwiiid he cautim oceastii.ai
glimpsM ai' the baleful green eyee toi-
lowing through die dorknesa.    Nunii.
did not roar now.   Instead he movtil j
stealthily, like the nhadow of a great !
ent. imt yet be took no «ep that (W j
not reiieh the teimltive eart at the *\***   j
rtutu. |
Tarzan wondered tf be would stalk j
bim to his enbin door.   He H0|kiI not. j
for that would mean n night* «ieep i
curled In the crotch of n tree, und he J
much   preferred  the  bed  ot   gra^e*
wlthlu hi* own alnKle.   (tut ne nu**n I
Just the live and the mont comfortable
crotch tf necMwity demanded that ti** j
slc»1i out*   A'hundred times in the pmm J
mue prent Jungle cut bad fwllowiil ti'.w .
home nod compelled him to «eek »het- !
ui   in  IUI* Mine   lite  iiuiii  aoouci
mood or tb» rl«lnjf min hint *eut his |
I enemy nwn.v.
j Uut pretend? Numa pre np the
I chas* und, with n oeiiet or hliMxlcur
I dlliiK tiMNiii-* and rutin*, turned ttngriiy
j back In tetivh et another nnd earner
I dinner.
A tew moment* later Tartan wt»
curled up In tbe mildewed remnant* ut
what had ome tinni a bell ot grin*s..»
Thu* eiulty did M. Jean 0. Tnnum
•lough th* thtn Hklii ot titu artitUiHi
? H till Ku t toft and #ui« Puppy »Wl ceo
j telillil Into thn deep »Iec|l of the Wild
, iit'iist that t»a« fed t" repietlmi.   Yet a
{ woman k -**-*'• would tini* bound him
, 1.. in.ii oMier life lon'vei nun ni>ii|# tbe
' I lev i-nt of thl* n«¥«K» esiutem-e repnl-
! *fvi»
' i'aiv...n fiepi iuie into ihe following
| forenoon, fur lie Iuul been very tired
< from Hie tnt*ir* and exertion of the
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I .*)„. -ti-. .n,. vv"' IV \t ft-irt < r.i'vii! *i\Hi
• ptttf n»unc|w» that In* nnd «e»ree med
j for nearly two year*.   Wben tte *w*t»
oi* i.m %*t ttt* Immit. nn»l to drtuft.
Mien he look n piungw Into tht ••«.
.uUumIhu aSatnt hit a «)0ariri of ae
»•*««,    Aiii-r-wtni tta fMuntml lo Mt
Tarzan foUoVed close attjive nts
quarry.- watting for a rieii.rer space IIJ
w.hli'h to hurl his rope. As he stalked
the unconscious man new thoughts
presented themselves to the ape-man-
thoughts born-.of the refining Influences of civilization and of Its cruelties. It came to nltu that seldom If
ever did civlll-'t-d mau Kill a fellow
being without some pretext, however
jllgbt It was true that Turzan wished
tbls man's weapons and ornaiueuts.
butfC'as it necessary to take his life
to obtain tbetn?
The longer he thought about it tbe
more repugnant became tbe thought
of taking human lite needlessly, und
tbtis It happened that while lie was
trying to decide Just what to do tbey
bad come to a little clearing, nt the
far aide of which lay a palisaded village of beehive huts.
At the warrior emerged from the
forest TnrzHn caught a fleeting glimpse
of a tawny bide worming Its way
through the matted Jungle grasses tn
hit wake. It woa Sabor, the tiger. He
too. wa* stalking the blncfe man. With
the Itwtmit that Tarzan realized the
native's danger bit attitude toward bit
erstwhile prey altered completely
Now he wus a fellow uniu threatened
by it common enemy.
Sabor was nbout to charge. Tbero
was little tifre lu which to romimre
rations method* or weigh the probable iwnlt of nny And ttn»n n nnmlwr '
of thing* happened nlmott tlmuittne
outly. Tbe tiger tpmtig from hit tm-
bath toward the retrentlnu black; Tar-
I mn cried out In warning, and the black
turned jimt lo time to tee Sabor halted
the solid metal- When he expiessed a
wish to examine one of these the owner removed it from her person and insisted through thu medium nt signs
that Tar/an accept tt as a gift- A
close scrutiny of the bauble convinced
the ape-man that the article was of
virgin gold, and he was surprised, for
it was the first time that lu* had ever
seen golden ornaments among the savages of Afrlcu. other than the trifling
baubles those uear the coast bad purchased or stolen trom liuiopeaiis, Ue
tried to aak them from whence the
metal came, but ho could not make
tliem understand.
Declining tbe savages' offer or a but.
Tartan slept tbnt nlgbt. as usual, In a
treetop. The following day he accompanied a party of warriors to the near- (
by plaint on a great hunt, and to dexterous did they find this white man
with tbelr own crude weapon* tbat
another tiond or respect and admiration was thereby wrought.
For weeks Tarzan lived with his
savage friends, bunting buffalo, ante*
lope and zebra for meat and elephant
for Ivory. Quickly he learned thatr
simple speech, their itivnge custom*
nnd Ihe elliht «f their wild, primitive,
tribal life. He timid that they were
uot cannibals-that they looked with
loathing und contempt upon men who
ate men.
RiiiiiII, tbo warrior whom be bid
(Hulked to tbe village, mid lilm many
of the trltwi legend* how mnny year*
before ht>- people had .nine many long
marches from tho north, now once tbey
bud been a great and powerful irtb-e
and how lhe slave wider* hnd wrought
lu mid Hlght by n slender strand of t „,cb  ,,„,.„,, „,„„„„  „,„,„ w||ll  thgJr
era** mi»e. tbt oi«»e end of which had ■ Am^ lllllllllg RUUS HvU „,,,, m ^n
fallen cleanly about hit neck.
The ape man had acted to quickly
that he bad b-f-eii unable to pivpro
himself to wlthttnnd the strain and
tbock uf Hn Iter's great weight upon th*
rojw, tnd to It wa* that though the
rope   stopped   tbe   Imast   before   lilt
reduced to a mere tvuiiiaiit of tbelr
former number* nud power.
"They bunted tin down at one hnnta
n fierce turn*," tnld tliitnll. Thet*
wat no mercy In tliem. Wiifn tt wa*
not Nlttren they tmicht It wat Ivory,
but mmilly If wa* both    dur own
mighty tRlvn* could tonm theiiiiielvet j wm} klHw, ,„,, „,ir mmrm <lrtT#B
In the flesh of the black, the ttraln away iike „„wp w» fmiKht againtt
overbiilaiu'cd Tnmtn, who came torn- j tbm for ,twn, fmtn, tmt our arrow*
tiling to the ground not tli pace* from j „,„, WJM..(rH h,nM „,,, r,n.-F:,ii agnltwt
the inrwrtated anlmtn. Uke lightning | t,,w „„,„» wM,.h »,,„ ttrt mti lwlrt -wl
Satior tnrtted upon thit new enemy and . ,,,.„,», ,0 ,„„„, nmiil tflt. mMBn„. n,at
'dmtntamttm a* lie w«*. Tar«iti of tfc* ,m, 11(li.iiti.,.t mutiL.t ,*,,M pia.e an
Aint wat nearer to d*»*th that Instant t nrnn.\ M lan. « b*-n my fuitier was n
than »t* erer before had im-n !t waa ,(1„,,t. „„,,, ,tli, x#,(()« cati... ***jain but
lh* ttm,-u who iwved him.   'the wa^   ,„lr wntrt.u-n wiw ttwt» fnnn « Mit
niy <iir, -)"-l t'h.;nrrtn'i>t. wb-> "■.•*< .-fiief
Iheli. fold |)tn fHM.ple to gtttbfl 1;j» Ib*|4r
!<••!• ■i.i.ril;;:-* ;niil t'jiriie nwny '.*'.*r!l Jitltl—
mul In- '..I nul lend il.. iu i.n i, au*
'•oitri utitil ihey foonif a f|»<t fo which
lit." \r«i» r;iil.ri» illil imt r«it»<*.
rlor rvaiUiil In an lu»t.»iii that hn *
owed hts life to l hit ttrnnge whit* *
man, and he also attw that only a mir- !
»eif> wild nav* hi* fr****r*r from •
tbm* fierce yellow tutti!. that had been .
m o*ot fo hit onn ile*h.
Willi  tho «nlcliti»'«« t*t tbnttel,* nia '■     * *   *   •       • «       -    - - < ^ ^
•(wnr arm dew Iwtk. nnd then thot for- • n,,.*, i.,.i„..i,,..« in i,eii„.. n* .*'- <?., v»
****** ami* rto ku* tutv. ni xm tiuewy „f )*,•,»» y„r tmmth* Iflet wttntlervd,
mum im that roiirtl iwtHNith th* thiol- ■ »iji|.r»i.« nnti^i hardship* nul iwitn-
mtftiMt *tMMii bid* Tw»# to ir* mark ! ^,mK #.,,„ m^t) *4 tbr ««»* man
the Iron tbod weapon «*w, trvMlIt- j iiir.,r)Crt derm** Jungle «im| nemt*
! ing iatwfa tl<*k ••areata from th*   m»«hty  tm.ni»tntii*.  tvnt  tin.iiv  titey
fl-^it  tnt.it,  1,t Ittmitalh  1*t« 1.*ft  t.*,,,t*l         _  %(   ^ ^^ .^ „„„,,.,„,* ^
tint.   With n h!d«nw tcteam Ot rag* \ .*»§ p*rtie» fartlMHr m tm «-mrrt» f«r
ni.iu nnd l.rentfs.ied off the flesh of   awj pyg tb« bmt« tnr**Ml agalo opoo \ en ««veii bHter hx-wttun. m*m »»» mttr
CFg^'i (rp>iM trjfi^} if^i,} GJ^nfi GF^%) C£gj
iim t.i.    Iini d.me. o« buried the toal
life .it the ran'*** In lh* mttl earth
...i-i.i.. tne i-atN* ror bit evening m*.l
on. e mora he tm.k bit rope and van-
t*tm1 into Un* Junai*    Tht* Um* *•
„.,h,.-i> ii.m...-< i|nnirjr  mtn, tithoiigft,
nad itm «»te«l him MM own ofiinKw. ••
......ii i,.,i.*. itj.i.-rU rt tit'***** iiiit^i dmta*-
tft*t* *tt Ihr tmutir mn*-P tta rmttWtritl
far th* *t^mtt%*tr* in auWMtf <4 UM
tmm o* n**t*ifO. ttm*y tanmn was m
pm*t of mtmptma.   tta ttMMi* tt -Utt
WiMWw^ tt**MI f^M-MSffi'll -HM ■fWWMli-fc'w HI
Mbunta t vtlttg* nttei It* pvmovt rt-
jpNnltilfl tWWW |Bw rlfflnl rt*lffHff VN'V
Miimni on IP* ttnttioto to romtppt
tor  UArmd'a  wtptntmp death.    II*
ttot i* tpaom pot ommm
tlw black.  A drown pace* he bad gon*
when Tartaa't nip* brmtfht htm to ■ j
rttod one* mora.   Then be wttiM !
tgala upon tlw *p*-tBtn. only to f**l i
tb* ptlnfnl prhk of • bartw«l arrow ga i
It aaak half tta length la Wt quliNV-
twt toab.   Again be stopped. *od by
thw iim* 'farcan bad ma twlc* *re«M
tk* ttnpt ot n (rant tr** wltk Mt toon
not motto tk* *wl f**t
TU* btaet aaw tt* trfct net gffuwi,
■w iwwii mw IpIi wiiwr w-wmn w
^^^^^tfaP^to    yj^^^ft^j^^^^    j^y,^!^*^^*.-^    ikg^^^*^^    ^^n^^m^mnj.
^tKatf saotn uvioie wtom wipwty
mw WW WvWtwWw "fPw JwFTWnf WWw WtWWftWw'^
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** oei ** mn to nmcB dm man*
aid* ttd drag Mt kwg kaift t-Wt Ht
been found "*
"And the rahtem luir* mvmt tinted
ymi tm**T" n*h*4 Tartan
"Altntt a y*tr ago a small |«iriv af
1 niN nnd U'lnpneit"! «tuudit'*-<l m'«*»
tn, tmt we dtwre lh#m «*   kilting
H-nn*      fttr Any*   tr*   f.iil.»w...f  r fie tit,
waning thwn fur th* *1W tmw-ia they
nr*, ptrklng them ott enm by mt* m*M
tm n tsnttdtot loavanwd. Inn it*** no-
taped **>.'"
Aa Ouanll talked k* Itpatvd • btoor
goiQ aiwiai* tarn ew*wawat *m* natwmj
tbim nt Un Wtt. air*.   Venom'* myeo
tbonghta war* tl—whw*. Prwwntlykt
■M-^Sa^^Klik I..,., i.,...,
*)^mm-mmm^ /
tne question ue eouici not at tuai uuic
make tbem understand. Fur weeks he
had forgotten so trivial a thing as gold,
for be bad been for the time a truly
primeval man, with no thought beyond
todajj But of a sudden the sight of
gold'Tiwakened the sleeping civilization
<Ii:'t 'v;.s :n bim, and with it came the
lust for wealth. That lesson Tarzan
had learned well in his brief experience of tbe ways of civilized man. He
knew that gold meant power and
pleasure.   He pointed to the bauble.
"From wheuce came the yellow metal, Busuli," he asked.
The black pointed toward the south;
"A   moon's   march   away — maybe
. more." be replied.
j    "Have you been there?" asked Tar-
i zan.
"No, but some of our people were
tbere yeura ago, when my father was
yet a young man. Oue of the parties
that searched farther for a location for
the tribe when first they settled here
came upon a strange people wbo wore
many ornaments of yellow metal.
Their spears were tipped with it, ns
were their arrows, and they cooked lu
vessels made ull of solid metal like my
"They lived in a grout village in huts
that were built of stone, and surrounded by a jrreat wall. They were very
tierce, rushing out and falling upon our
warriors before ever-thoy learned that
their errand was a peaceful one. Our
men were few In number, but they
held their own at the top of a little
'rocky hill, until tho llorre people went
hack at cuuii'l Into their wicked city.
Then our warriors came down from
their hilt, aud after taking many ornaments of yi-llow metal from the bodies
■or those they had slain they marched
bii'-k mil of the valley, nor have any
<if ns ever returned.
"They nre wicked people, neither
white like yon or black like me. but
covered witn hair as Is Holpuil. the
gorilla. Waziri, our chief, was there*,"
replied ittisuti. "He \v,-ts ;i very yoiinn
li'.,;.'i ilien. '
.t'o tini night Im'.v.iii .-i-iked Waziri
aboiii it. aud \\ a/irl. whu -aa* new an
old inaii. miii! (hat it ,\ns.u long uiarcli,
bui U..a ihe «'kj was not diiiicull to
: 1,-liow    iio remcinhvrtHl it well.
"li'i' n.i .lays we lolii.wen this fiver
whi.-h rui.< lie.-ide <mi uiiune l'p to-
wanl i:.s -oiiriv we traveled until on
(he tenth .Iny we catne toa little spring
far up upon the side of a loltj mouu-
taii: ran^e. lu •■.Iin little spring our
river is l.prn The next day we truss-
cl over the top ot the mountain, .ind
upon ihe other side we came to a tiny
rivulet, which we followed down into
a great forest. For many days we
traveled along the winding banks of
the rlvuiet that had uow becomo a
river, until wo came to a giwtt-r river,
into wliich it, emptied ami which ran
down the center of a mighty valley.
"Then we followed this large river
toward its source, Hoping to come to
more open land.   Alter twenty days of
lage. ue moved more cautiously man
was his wont, for be knew that men
with guns could reach him ipiite as
easily in tbe treetops as ou the ground.
in five minutes he bad wormed bis
way to the great tree that overhung
the palisade at one end of the village,
and from his point of v/uitage looked
down upon the savage fiorde benentb.
lie counted fifty Arabs and estimated
that there were five times as many
ca mil hnl Manyuema.
The ape-man saw that to charcc that
wild horde, armed as they were with
guns, and barricaded behind tin- lucked
gales ofthe village, would be :t futile
ta<k. aud so lie returned to Waziri nnd
advised- liliu to wait: that lie. Tnwin.
Ii'rt a better plan. Imt a ineitiein tiefi,:;,
•■■>.■ nf the fitrilives'nn-f) iviiii-.i t.i \'> »
zlri the story of the atrocious murder
of the old chief's wife, and so crazed
with rage was the old man mat be cast*
discretion to the winds. Calling Ins
warriors about him, he commanded'
them to charge, and with brandishing
spears and savage yells the .little force
of scarcely more than a hundred dash-
A Sinewy White,Warrior Dropped AN
most .Directly In His Path,
eiepnani "reaiueU lhat 'liis new enemy
had leaped from his path Tarzan had
driven his iron shod spear from behind
the massive shoulder straight into the
tierce heart, and the colossal pachyderm had toppled to his death at the
feel of the ape-niau.
IUisuli had not beheld the manner'.of
bis deliverance,', btit, Waziri. tlie old
chief, had seeii and several of the other warriors, and; tbey hailed Tarzan
wiih delighl'iis they swarmed about
f' (By'-W. J. Curry)
..Revolution Does Not Imply Violence
•   «\'lany people, blinded to the continuous destruction of life    in
war -in the shambles of industry   under   capitalism,   through preventable disease and child labor, baulk at the word "revolution."
The term instantly brings before their vision bands of wild-eved long-
haired Bolshevik destroyers  with-a  smoking bomb  in  o'ne  hand'
ancl a reeking dagger in tlie other.   Yet a revolution means a turn- i
ing around, a transformation not always even in human relationships'
accompanied by bloodshed or upheaval.
Tlie industrial revolution came with little violence ami meant!
only the substitution of machinery for tlie hand tools of production'
formerly used and their change of ownership from the workers to'
the capitalist elass. . *
In the same way the sequence tu ' this means thc change'
of ownership of the machinery of production back again to the!
workers'or the public. ' ■*■       i
." The mental revolution in favor of the people owning the means!
ot life and operating it for the common good is even now well under]
way. If violence should accompany this change where the ballot!
.box.is.uwi-.se it will be through ignorance precipitating the conflict:
before the tinio is ripe, or it will lie through the ruling class hiiapiii-!
ing that by hoiding>lown the safety valve of: understanding and^x-.
down more. A few reached the'bar- j ercisjng their pow.crs of government id eoerciontliet can retard the'
ml   gates  only   to  lie shot  in   their l ...„,,.»„ ,,i* ,„.n„„„. .,„ ,  .,,. ,   .* , "       ■ '     '   '
tracks without the ghost nf a chance «s0 {,i l>»o^.«nd evolution, and so perpetuate their rule. We f
to gain the inside of the pallsa.de. utid s«ukI lor peaceful methods now as always," it nd the-British Cunstitit-■
then* the wlmie attack crumpled, and   tion is broad'enough for the change without violence '   ;
the    remaining    warriors   scampered mi,_ t»a ■,„:-«.„    c ±i     ni * «■.'■■ A','   „ .
imcu into the forest. ';        . *he Passing of the Old Family Relations
As they mil the raiders opened tlie j -da»V depio'V llu-* p.issing of the old homestead and rural corn-
gates, rushing after them to complete   inanities, where ihe hovs and "'ills of i •••
the day's work  with tbe utter ester- \ iUR, soit,(1(1 dowjl   )s ,,'
| <m| madly toward tlie village gates.  He-
fore the clearing had .been half crossed
the Arabs opened up a withering lire
irnni behind the palisade.   »
With tin; first volley Waziri fell.
The Speed of the changers slackened.
Another volley' brought down u  half
L'enerttiou or two ago isiairic 1
initiation   of   the  tribe,    'i'arzan   had
.vn .is Iheir fathers did, and *'an hear lhe crv. "Back
lieen among the last to turn back to- I ^e land."   The reason for tins giOAsth of cities at the e.\pe:n e .-J the
ward the-forest, and now us he ran i country is from the fact 1 hat  wbuy a fenluri   ago  the home was
the unit of production. uA.y the uianufacturing of coniniodi
■'.  the Figures "Ij
Notice how the coat—and the {
cash value—of the stamp ad- I
vances each month until, on the [
1st day of January, 1924, tlie ,
Dominion of Ccnuda is plcoged \
to pay $5.00 for each W-S.S.
r «r<
i O
slowly he turned I'rein time to time to
speed a   well  aimed arrow into the •
body of a pursue
■Ouce within the jungle he-found a
little knot, of .determined blacks wait-
fcjjd has l.M'gtv
titp's even
him  aud   his great   kill.    When   he j ;"»
leaped' upon .the 'mighty carcass and
to  give 'battle  to  the  oncoming i
y ! '-'.I to the indnry. and so the Inns and girls
ei" compelled To j>,|]»*\\ Ki*. \, H'k to the rlliis and industrial centres.
.mi' now live in ]>o.,r.r»-houses .. vl tr-nenis. «„■ iV Mink-hou^s' S
' .UL I
gave voice to ihe weird challenge with ! scatter, keeping out of harm's way un-
which he "announced a groat victory j ^ th,'S ™uld gather in force after
the blacks shrank hack in fear, for to    0i|rk.' o
iliein it -marked rhe brutal liolgaiti, ■ "Do as I tell you." he urged, "and I
whom they feared fully as * much us i lviil lw'd you to victory over these ene-
tlie.v feared,Numa.* the lion, but with ; l,l!l's of .vours.    Scatter through tho
horde,  but Taraan cried to them  to j °* ni'ninir, luml" r.ng u   railro.id t.iinj'-
ed the mountains and passed out of
our own country w*» came again to another range of mountains.    Up their
The wiiier !,ed ,' .■ < xpej iei; •,• A • lH. . ; , t lMs ehi'dLnod dsi;.-, in
a somewhat bei'f.d < uimniniit;, on the Ail Vuw t'o.-si of ("..m'dn'. aud
uiluessvd the jm-si.u of iert:un impor .mt b'l.nch^ cf li.'i.d ,afi
and the coming uf tlie factory system In tahc their phi, e.
Soiue Relics of Haruliorpit
Most of tl\ peo; }i* nf thi- cii,»iiiuu,.\ h„d a uc!i"i-,,:]i,i, before m\
time all Voil-ud <md Pi.tii-'ained ihe". '-. >s nnd, • iin- oid mutte „i
jirodiicitou. Li:'  the f.ic'orx  s,\>-t, ni \,,,s ;i; ;iu> time oi vhich I wiit"
tily da»s of the wiiier
I kJ%J
* r
I a tear with"which was mixed a certain/. f("'est- Picking up as many stragglers
uncanny awe of the man-like thing to tils J'™ can find and at night, if you
which they attributed supernatural | thin'k that you have been followed,
powers. ■' " | come by roundabout ways to the spot
Hut when Tawun lowered bis raised | w"er» we Wiled the elephants today,
head and smiled upon them tliey were    Tht'" ' "'ill explain my plan, and you | \uui under i\ny. e\eu in I'nna.'.a. -.'.id '!i,t'n
reassured, though tbey d|d not under- ! w!11.flll<3'lbat n ls R«<«1-"
stand.   Nor did thev ever fully muter- |    J'lie.v l,!,(1 *^T9^ Um* to '1!>stea away
stand this strange creature wbo ran ! {nrilm' ""to the forest before the first
tnrough the trees as quickly as- Aliinu, i of tlu- raitlei-s had crossed the clearing
vet was "even more at home upou the    iUHl ...stored it in pursuit of them,
ground than themselves, who was as j    Taraan ran a short di-stance along the
to color like unto themselves, yet as    around hefore he took to the trees,
powerful us ten of them and single j Tlu'" hi? n*c^ quickly to the'\if)pcr ter-
banded a match for the fiercest deni- ! nu'°' *1",,'« doubling on his tracks and
?ens ot th'e'tierce Jungle. j-making his way rapidly bnck toward
i! ,i lip,art* i*-,. '.'At} iie\ci!du'e liuihii'ig. t'alg.ny, Alia
'"es.iii'll!, 'l\ill|   ilig't-.. \ ice-l'n-siileni.   1
S,    i tnrv-Ti ".imiivi-,
M. ''hri.stophor,   i
only a few old •:/tis:ms survived ,-nd v.'-ic op.'i-.tling their priihit.w
im] Icnu'iiis in tia- \>rodin t'on of -*■*nt' of ihe imv,   -..nit , jif life.
fJie pionuis of tins .setileineiil had jouincyed Iimiii Europe and
had hroiiirht 'with litem the tools ,i,ul 'mplemen's end e\en some of
llie livestock  of -.oloivul  life.    This was  before steam  power had I
revolutionized navigation, and lhe.se settlers came in sailing ships.]
Ii.lern.iltotml !>oa*J Member. II. Licef,
Ui-tnct lJuard .Members
':!!,ai:. 11 . .:.:•. ]"«:;.,.■, ii. t'.. Sub. Disl. Nn. 1
Tom i'i iic. Huh rest, Alt.i.. >u\>. Disi. No. 2
C1..IS.    P
Suh. Dist. No. :$
Cmalll'*'"' 'if thii*wn'frinra■
had gathered the hunt was again taken
up and the stalking of the retreating
herd* once more begun, but they had
covered a hare 100 yards when from
the village.   Here he found that- nverv
'e„e.n Jk, In (1)1 ruigc.
'ui'ilv Wheatley, 1 tan\aead. Alta.. Sub. Dist. No. 4
•John Kent. Wayne, Aha., Sul«. Dist. No. <">
Alex  Siisnar, Urnle, Altu., ^u'n. Dist. No, ti
Steu* lU'gaili, District tlriranizei
nm-i'iii^    cl   -j'ai'iv ' ...
se li d tin m v.i'h the lteate.-t , ~
These first settlers r<-pie-ent-, -
side we followed the great river that   behind them at a great'distance sound
ed faintly a strange popping.  For an.
Instant   they  stood   like  a  group  of
statuary, Intently listening.  Then Tarsia n spoke.
"Huns!" he said. "The village In bolus attacked."
"Come!" cried Waelrt. "The Arab
raiders have returned with their cannibal slaves for our Ivory nnd our
bad now dwindled to a tiny rivulet until we came lo a little cave uear tbe
mountain top. In this cave was the
mother of the river.
"I remember that we camped thero
that night aud that It was very cold,
for the mountains were high. The
nest day wo decided to ascend to the
top of the mountains. From a Hat
mountain top we saw, not far beneath
ua, a shallow valley, very mtrru-y. aud
upon the far side of It was n great
village of*stone, much of which had
fallen and crumbled iutoileeiiy,"
"1 should like to go ibere und see
thin strange city." said Tarsan. "and
Set some of their yellow metal from tu
fierce Inhabitants."
"It la a long march," replied Wadrt,
"and I am ao old man. Imt tr you will
wait until tbe rainy aeanon la orer and
the rivers bate goue down 1 will take
aome of my warriors and su with yoo."
And Taraan hud to he contented with
tbat arraugement, though he would
have liked it well enough to have aet
off tbe oeit morning. He waa at Impatient aa a child. Iteally Tartan ot
tb# Apto waa but a child, ora primeval
man, which is the aame thiug in a
The aeit day bat one it email party
of hunter* returned to the village trom
tbe aouth to report a large herd of elephant «ome tnllee away. Ily climbing
tteee they had bad a fairly good flew
of tbe bold, wbleb tbey described aa
numbering aeteral large tinker*, a
great many cowe and calvaa and foil
grown bulla, wbnnn Itery would be
worth bating.
Immediately tbe banter* started to*
ward tbe elephant*, 'faraan •talked
•Iter Ua own fashion along Um leafy
way of tbo middle tenrare.
Aa Tartan moved alteatly Uroagi
tbe uvea ho aaw tb* warrior* below
creeping In ■ half diet* opon tb* atill
oaniilMrtlng elephants finally tbey
were within eight of tbe gnat batata
Now tbey tingled ont two larg* tusk*   lB1%<Hil hMt mttrm „_ . ,„ .   , .
tw*. aiwl at ■ atonal lha Rttw man n*^   J0ngle« OOt IDOr* W*Te Killed.   I OO OOl
ZL iL JL^t -1**!^ k-.^ to!.   ko*w whether Ibey took any prisoners
!™^?if??!? TvTl^JT1 -5 ' <" "ot-lhw memeA mtn tmmt mw
eeafwaled and boiled tbelr heavy wat
apsofa at th* tat* marked beast*. Thai*
was not a single mliw: twenty hv*
Tho Ivory Ruldert.
AZIUI'S warriors marched nt
a   rapid   trot  through  tho
Jungle lo tlie direction of tbe
village. For a few mlnutea
the shani cracking of gups ahead
warned them to baste, but anally tbe
reiiorts dwindled to an occasional shot,
presently ceanlng altogether. Kor was
this lean ominous than tho rattle of
musketry, for It suggested but a Mingle
solution to tho little band of reueuers-
thot the Illy ganlwmed village bad al- ,     ,, .. . „   ..      4   # ,
rwiily auccuiubod to the onslaught of < |» "» a«HS-'"«n ™lM i0 «h«n t"'0'-
a suiwrior force. •    i ,aw Wui aB t,4ey w<!re* fl,Ml* <*unteUlnig
Tbe returning huntew had covered a
Arab and'Manyuema-bad Joined In the j t,,,ji ,„„| (],0 rocK-homi^ At'inin.
pursuit,  leaving the vlllago deserted i        ,   , ,. .. L .. ,.,.,        .,
exeept for the chained prisoners and a   m<"'W- t^vn, -it distance ni liity nuns.
single guard. ,       „ ed pnicticailv the s.iTue iumle of jir'/viiliiif* t'oiul. eluthino and shelter
The sentry Stood at the open gate,,, j   a pn,vai](.(i iur ihousiui.U of :.*.*i'n in wJ,.u i, Umiwd eisili/..,-
lookiug.in the direction of the forest ' , ,,
so that he did not see the agile giant i 1'llU- a,u' ^10.v Wl",v '    ° hunter-; nnd tivpper.s n*> \% i-li   tluw eunihiii-
that dropped to the ground at the far i in r tlie e'-ononii*' li,t>»is ol' s.tvn^erv tis \\ell ns of civilization.      To
&*•££££?£ SiZZ j"""' ««"».."•.>-.-" «ui i»»- '•'.'■ "•"«i».»»-»"-«" •»';« •■' i'i;""*"
ward his unsuspecting victim. Thoi^<^ unthiiikiil'h'. fit thU "-"tileiisen1 forty yr„rs ;i"i» ihe-e -.Iiii re-
prisoners had already discovered him. j jnained in use .some of ihir ihst Jo;,' inmscs hnili liy these pioneer-,,
and with wide eyes filled with wonder
and with hope they watched their
would be rescuer. Now ho halted not
teu paces from tbo unconscious Manyuema, Tho shaft wns drawn back its
full length at the height of the keen
gray eye that sighted along Its polished
surface. Thero was n sudden twang
tm tho brown fingers released their
hold, and without a Bound tho raider
sank forward upon bin face, a wooden
abaft transfixing hia heart and protruding a foot from lib black chest
Then Taraan turned hi* attention to
the fifty women and youths chained
neck to nedc on tho long bIbvo chain.
Thero was no releasing of the undent
padlocks in the time that was left bim,
Tii.stp -t S^Iieitor, II. Ostium!, Lethbridge, Alta.
i r i..
2.n i
•J.S.! I
•>C.i i.
I'ersiic. II   ('
.Michel, li. ('
I   IM'lllfl,   1?    ( .
Coleinan, Alta
( iirlniiiii.iti. \ ia i oleiiian
little more than three tulles of the five
that bad separated them from tbe Tillage when tbey met tbe flrat of the
fugitives who had escaped the bullets
and tbe clutches of tbe foe. Tbere
were a doten women, youtha and girla
the gun and cartridge belt from Ihe
dead sentry, lie led tbe now happy
bund out through the village gate and
Into tbe forest upon tbe far side of the
It waa a slow and arduous march,
for tbe slave chain wss new to thea*
In the party, aud so excited wer* tbey I P*of>'«;«««l there wero many delays as
that tEy «*« ««*. make tb*m. «»« S«t¥ii"5^b2!liJ?SIt
selves understood aa they tried to re- ! fnd ""• <l",«t«'n* "'"f"1, fow" w'«
late to Watlri the calamity tbat bad | ^r' ^ «"* T-"f" ""f ,H*D,1°™*
befallen his r««ople. V I «• ■»►• ■ »«• •»«',"0r  Q."T°ld **'
Tbey are a. many as the lesve* of I J^'%? JT^iI?.* JIJEST 25
tbe ftoreat," cried one of the women. In 1 **^™l "* *n p"rl,,fl.\m! <?.*'.
atlempUng to explain tb* eaemy'a j ^'ifl"^*' ^..n.^tihiiS
fore*. -Tber* ar* many Arabs and **• A™b bord« **w »l"Mn,'0"^ *m
eonotiMo Manynema. and tbey all bar* j ** T^^Jii- SfliJfL"^
guns. Tbey <tept dote to tbe village ! WouM but ,0"ow w» ■drl<» |h,"»
befor* we knew that tbey wet* about
and thea with many shouts, they
fusbed la opon ua. shooting down me*
and women and chlldrm Those of as
wbo eoald fled In all directions Into the
_hi i
11 L'li
Their roofs were covered Willi .shakes sin-h as the jiioiieers of l>. f
used, iuul in place of stoves they built great stone or iiricl; jircpia.-es.
the.,log tires of which in winter nfl'orded light Jisn\vcll as heat for the
family circle, The enrly settlers niade their own caudles of I a I low
of hui'iied fish jii. and went in isnd arose from hed early.
Witli the tools tliey hroiuiht wilh them from the Old Laud lo
the New World, which at that time abounded iu fish and j?iim«. they
were priieucally independent of the rest of the world, and could have
heen landed in nhliost any part of the coast of ('anada and lived and
They Provided Their Own Food and Clothing
lit the hpriui.' Ihey Klicured their she.-p, but- Ihey did not sell lhi"r;*i :j.*,7ij
wool or hides us fnrmers do todny. Tliey stored the wool away. And id MM
then all arose curly and worked late in piantiny and «ewiii« and -?) ['^
harvcsliiifr. In the autumn, when their food supplies were .stm-. I ^ ^f
in the cellar and the houses lmnhed around to keep the frost out. tiny -j r.^jj,
iisually 1h*«iui th< ir iinxluctinii of vlothmif. Whll-i" the men wrv ;;
busy with their ox team*, hiiiilinir wood and timber through the d.-fp.^
snow and in making »U>tl«, cart.* and boats, while other* specialized a* £
shoemaker* nnd liliicl;suiithn, eU:, lhe women attended to the clolh- *
ing. Thoy brought the wool out of the storehouse, they picked «»d ' ;t
washod it. Then they curded it into loow; uniform rolls. Aft. r :4j
that the ipinnent m«i|p it intn yarn; wuiitimcs they dyed it in brn-ht   ;
Kivmk. AI
.'hi; j
Ueiieviie, Alt;i,
Uilliw.1. Alia.
Lcttihridjjre, Alta.
Fedeial .Mine, Lelhbrid^o
Conlhiirist, Altu.
('otiuiierce. Diamond Cilv,
Taher. Alta.
lianhhciid, Alia
(".'iiiiuore. Alia.
.Norde^if. Alia.
AVayue. Alta.
IVniinheSlcr,  Aba,
Rosedale, Altu.
Aerial, Alta
liniinhclhi, Alt,i.
|>riiiiiJK-lJi«r. Alia.
Monarch  Mine, A ita.
Veliowhead, loa! pur, Alta.
I.ovett. Alta.
<Mi|»hnM Mint*- .», via Coalspur
Diamond City  Altn.
Mountain i'ark, Alta.
Mil*?-,-'. 'Vtthiur, Alta.
i'oeahontas, ,** fa.
y.,-^,'\ixry 1
.larry Martin   i
lbtirv Heard   pi
T. Hag wall   $
diibii Jolmston   K]
Dan lingers   $
Ii'o.t .McDonald
K\;in .Muriran
-Jiiitii Mrooks
Frank taile
Charles I'eacock
Matt IVtras
IVrev Spencer
Albert J5ak
Alex. MidfolucrU   ,Tj
l-'rank Wheatley   U
N. D. Thachuk   '"'
.iiiMies Uewshcr
John Kent
T. !». Thompson
llv. Smith
\. I'a r ker
.1. iv. Adams
Uoliert I "arry
.). I*. Morris
K. Iiuud
Jo>cph Orniond
Tom Shnmioii
Pete Tissiiio
W. (', Steplieng.
h, A. Williams
Mack HtiKlw
ujIwW, and fruiU., tLti Ihty !mit ^.•■s , ).A\,i, ji'r.iv)'.
R io'm;
lirnle. Alia,
Iluioberstoii.   Mine, H!H8 fhllh Avcnm-  Kdmoiiton
CIim, Taylor
Sftear* wet* Imbedded In tbe side* nt
tn*b nt tbe gt»nt animals. On* oerpt
moved ttmm tbe epot whers It *tood
wben tbe aralnnche of spears strvck Iti
.for  tw* perfectly  aimed  hnd
■ to not-tbey seemed only bent «r«n
killing as all."
The march toward tbe villa je wos
now rtmoiued nor* slowly and with
greater »«esilh. for Wmiri knew tbst It
wss too late to n-wiie; their only mis-
tttm etmld be one of tev-MiB*. Inside
tfw fw*f mfle n hundred muru fusrltjvea
i w«» n»H. tlttr* were mnn.v m«»n
trated Its heart, und It luiuM forward ntmom tl***». awl •» the flBhtlng
•poo if* knr*s, rolilog tin tha ground .* mrfniMH nf tin* n**.*-. w** .,««,>,..*>,..«
rn.,*...*.. m a*»******* ,   Sum a tlii**m warrior* were sent
Tin- nflier, li.uli.v wi-iniileO, iXi-y%'i*4 im!'**** »t*vn*x to t'«i'otttwMltr. ntnutt
In the dtrectton of fltsmill. whom b* tnuntn** with the nuit. twdy. wlttib
: was overtaking ao rapidly tbat » wai^ attvenml in * mtim Mm* tiswi «*?■«*# i«
•a tboogb tb* bteefe were standing stW « Kr**t mmnrnt thnwgh lhe fwtwst
ln«t#*d of racing at fnll atwed to s»   ity the chlers Mt walliwi Tsnwn
'«s|m tm* **etski d<>*th wtrt*f*i *ttmnmt*4      r»-i*t,.t **'**,„,.. ,,,- n     *   »
Mm    twrnm *aw tbat «wy • mfraci*   ne hsd cume within sl«bt of the vil-
owid *s«* Remit. lag*.
, Ile still grasped hts spear, and wbll*       rt^y nr* sll within thi> j.alh;ide.**
Tantor was yet sti or efitbt peee* lw*   tm wbl*ttt*et*t
bind bte peey n sinewy wtilte wurrtor '    -iltmeir   mid   Watlii    -We  »h.ill
droptnl as from Ih* havens almoet dl-   rtm» io o|wn u«*m nu*l .'.ay "ti. m »fi."
l*<tl.f I*'hts f*tb.    With a etrfowa      **Ws!f *m«ihMie»l Tanm*   "It itrim
hiiutt* tiie eiefinant twprrrd  to the   ur* *-\**a liliy mn,* tmitUtu ib<* |»*i.»,.«i««
ftsttt te dtapemm of tMs tem#r*rt««*   w<» .mil he r»n'«i»*»**.t t,ed *'.fi«';e,'*n*»,iS
i.•*•..,..u «ii.i tiniftt irtitft#>ite liefweea    .*>i ut<> om ntntif Uir«>'i-jr!» llw i*;*.-** ■-*
hit*i"-( sod tit* tot*ii4*4 tlctlm.   Hot   Itiat I Wt-,ty t**>t ilmwu «(«»« if>«m 1r*m
bm •»*<! if* <rmrh**m*4 *m the K*fct*f**   •!•••***> n*'*y\ *«■•* y-.-t h ,*. ».**• -.,* i*--**#:»
pnwoimm ttwf eewWI *«ifsirt*i» tbeee     t*v nnd wh.it t-h-ttm* tr,* miy ft fun*
j would Ite but few casualties otber tban
! on tbe side of the marauders.
Toward dusk the firing cwaaed entirely, and Tarsan knew that the Arab*
j hsd all returned to the eillase-
j It waa after ntidiilaht wlt-wi Tsnan,
: with bl* stow moving caravan, ap-
lirtMr-lutl the spot whi«re the eteplwnl*
I lay. I^mik liefore thpfieached tt they
*> bad bmi Bwlded by tbe hn»e fire tbe
* Mliln  -.tSil  Irtiul   III U«* Cflllnr «>t  s
■ t»;i«l!lty itn{iruTlMd txiiiia. |urt-i«lt,» tut
i esrinlh   and   fuiritolly   tu   kevp   off
s rhsnee lions.
11 wae n fawn* re"n«tl«n 1b** Wile
l-txtiy recelv-i«d wlwti |l»# lilm\* within
;. time l»n»n mw the Mr* lil* i»l Mt«^M|
friend* nnd retstlre* #»»fj r tb** Omlt-bl
ij«->«. (i*«| nil (—-(( (.'.mh i«i' *" '*"! l»r
■i i\,, ,t * '..,. ,.., .*,.*.»» ... tt i .. „*-**vl**^t
\"l-,l* lm *t*:i9} lf.,il,l ii;*!*! i-j„!ij. 1*4 iim
' •wtttttfn wim had imt tt*,<lr W*»M mr
tlwir rlilMi» Ji In tlw diijf'e nittmmre
and Imflle mad* tdgbt  tii*f«iii*»  viih
*(l'*:r4f    f „./?r**i *.■-,■■ *    ■**■   .   *■■' ;    -i ■ ■*   *      *'i,   .
• 1'tmtly, hitvreett. T-xnnn *w*"*ithil l«
*!lli*iic»fi8 tlmn *m tl'** !•'••*( Ih.ni Iferff
i»«|*<« uruii'il sitrit't »i!«- Snlt* in UiHr
ii!ii;Ii« ftl»<'-e. W|h*h nil eirtlltiU-nlimalt
V.'L*»i» dittinr 14»»»» TAt^ut t*%i,'*ln**t
M« i«i«h  i.l  i».t»Je i«» t'n" wi*rrl'>r»
I O  t   t i     " mi ' li   ..I 'l    1     !'■•«   v.llh 'A
fj:.»r*l  «if   *t* )*•  (i*-»«M   >'l   vniTl-iifs
»-t  i **„*,*.   «...*»-»   »>!.-!        ,*">"<:<rit fu
,., „* t.s. ,* , , * , I lb.. t„,i». »»f ritiurrf
41 in
probably the most impoHnrit work was weaving bomexpmi, and ih.-y^j 4<K|
used the mtuw old type of Ioimu* ii» Wetc lined for thoHMimU oi
yeara, thc mme on the ancient Kiryptitttw. (Jrwk» and Homaiw ti*'d.
the nariu' m the j»M»|de of Hrilain n«»d a tlioiisand ynirs a;ro T'o-
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Goal Situation In The
United States
. Washington.—Administration offi.
dais are deeply concerned over the
reports which are reaching the
Department of Labor in connection
with labor conditions in the coal fields.
These show that at the present time
the coal trade is only fifty per cent
normal—a condition that Ms not
obtained for many years. Owing to
the reduction in their earnings, the
miners are reported as disposing of
liberty bonds to a large extent in
order to live. Sharpers are taking
advantage of the men and are buying
up bonds at a big discount. There is
much unrest and dissatisfaction, and
no one ventures to predict what the
ultimate outcome will be.
The Day of The
Has Arrived
Edmonton Story Regarding Alberta
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Federation of Labor And The
Western Conference
They Can Count   on    Fernie    Being
Ready to Cross Bats as Soon
as Weather Permits
The Blairmore Athletic Association
has organized a baseb >11 team. They
expect to have their team ready for
the diamond the first of May. We re.
spectfully solicit .your co-operation and
that of your town in the promoting of
■friendly sport throughout the Crow's
Nest Past District. We have all been
marking time as it were for the past
four years; now that the war is over
let us all pull together and get our
pre-war athletic sports in good shape.
The association is open to accept any
L. H. Putnam*, Secretary.
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f   .       UNION OF ITS OWN
All the Trades are Ready to Take Out
A Charter with the ONE BIG
Tho real spirit of BIG UNIONISM
prevails in Drumheller. Even beforo
the holding of the Western Inter
Provincial Conference the workers in
Drumheller -had gathered together and
formed an industrial union. It was
made a real union for all workers and
took In carpenters, plasterers, cooks,
waiters, barbers, retail clerks, shop
assistants, machinists, common labor
ers, and in fact every wage worker
who wanted to come In and help
solidify the ranks of the workers.
Each trade has a committee of Its
own. The union has no affiliations as
yot because under the existing inter
national layout there is no room for lt.
As soon as the ONE BFG UNION gets
under -way the Druntfheller workers
■will get out a charter and In the
meantime they are holding strongly
«ngpth"r In* WUtMal protection.
Upon his release from the Kaiser's bastile—the doors of which
were torn from their hinges by the proletarian revolution—Karl
Liebknecht, heroic leader of the rising hosts, exclaimed: "The day
of the people has arrived." It was a magnificient challenge to the
Junkers and an inspiring battle-cry to the aroused workers.
Prom that day to tliis Liebknecht, Rosa Luxemburg and other
true leaders of the German proletariat have stood bravely at the
front, appealing to the workors to join the revolution and make
it complete by destroying what remained of the criminal and corrupt old regime and ushering in the day of the people. Then arose
the cry that the people were not yet ready for their day, and Ebert
and Scheidemann and tlieir crowd of white-livered reactionaries, with
the sanction and support of the fugitive Kaiser, the infamous Junkers
and all the allied powers, now in beautiful alliance, proceeded to
prove that the people were not yet ready to rule themselves by setting up a bourgeois government under which the working class
should remain in substantially the same state of slavish subjection
they >yere in at the beginning of the war.
And now upon that issue—as to whether the terrible war has
brought the people their day or whether its appalling sacrifices have
been in vain—the battle is raging in Germany as in Russia, and the
near future will determine whether revolution has for once really
been triumphant or whether sudden reaction has again won the day.
tn the struggle in Russia the revolution has thus far triumphed
for the reason that it has not compromised. The career of Kerensky
was cut short when he attempted to turn the revolutionary tide into
reactionary bourgeois channels.
Lenin and Trotsky were the men of the hour and under their
fearless, incorruptible and uncompromising leadership the Russian
proletariat has held the fort against the combined assaults of all the
ruling class powers of the earth.   It is a magnificient spectacle.   It
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stirs the blood and warms the heart of every revolutionist, and it
challenges the admiration of all the world.
So far as the Russian proletariat is concerned, the day of the
people has arrived, and they are fighting and dying as only heroes
and martyrs can fight and die to usher in the day of the people not
only in Russia but in all the nations on the globe.
No letter should be ^nailed without
the return iiddi obs to the sender and
-ono dollar we will print your address
on one hundred good envelopes' nnd
mod Uicin to you ptwt paid.
Caih With The Order
H-tmdw-tfl.OO for a trial onlcr. If
you prefer ft better envelop' wnd u«
11.%. Pri™* for larger quantities aw
proportionately lower.
U4jc 3iafru; £tHtf
In every revolution of the past the false and cowardly plea that
the people were "not yet ready" has prevailed. Some intermediate
class invariably supplanted the class that was over-thrown and "the
people" remained at the bottom where they have been since the be
ginning of history. They have never been "ready" to rid themselves
•f their despots, robbers and parasites. All they have ever been
ready for has been to exchange one brood of vampires for another
to drain their veins and fatten in their misery.
That was Kerensky's doctrine in Russia and it is Scheidemann's
doctrine in Germany. They arc both false prophets of the people
sod traitors to the working class, and woe be to their deluded followers if their vicious reaction triumphs, for then indeed will the
yolk be fastened afresh upon their scarred and bleeding necks for
anothor generation.
When Kerensky attempted to sidetrack the revolution ih Russia
liy joining forces with the bourgcoisc he was lauded by the capitalist press of the whole world. When Scheidemann patriotically rushed
tt the support of the Kaiser and the Junkers at tbe beginning of the
war, the same press denounced him as the betrayer of socialism and
the people. And now this very press lauds him to the heavens .is
the saviour of the German nation I Think of it! Scheidemann the
traitor has become Scheidemann the hero of the bourgeois*.   Gould
it be for any other reason on earth than that Scheidemann is doing
the dirty work of the capitalist class!
And all this time tho prostitute press of the robber regime ot
tlie whole world is shrieking hideously against Bolshevism.   "v; in
worse than Kalserism" is the burden of their cry.   Certainly it is
They would a thousand times rather have thc Kaiser restored to his
throne than to see thc working class rise to power.   In the oil lur
event they cease to rule, their graft is gone and their class disap
pears and well they know it.   That is what we said from the begin
ning and for which we have been sentenced as disloyalists and trait
On March the 18th Edmonton dailies gave great prominence
to the meeting of the Trades and Labor Council held the previous
evening (Monday, March 17th/stating that by a large majority that
august body had "repudiated the action of the Western Conference."
This statement is not true for anyone who knows anything
about parliamentary procedure will uphold the fact that a vote
called on "the previous question" is merely for the purpose of de*-
ciding if the motion has had sufficient discussion and is ready to be
voted on but has nothing to do with the decision of the motion.
In tho first place time had been extended to 11:00 p.m. after
which hour the meeting should have automatically adjourned.
When "previous question" was called it was three minutes after
11 o'clock and was therefore out of order. Next, half the delegates
were on their feet asking for points of information and points of order. When Vice-president Perkins took thi) vote none of these had
been recognized by the chair and the whole meeting was in uproar.
Many delegates who did vote thought that they were voting for the
adjournment, which had also been moved and seconded. After this
the meeting broke up and Vice-president Perkins (who was acting
President) was asked what, we had voted for and his reply was "for
the adoption of the delegate's' report." Then delegate Farmilo
was asked the same question and he said, "for the previous question," and later, Perkins, and Roper, who was supplying reports for
the Daily Bulletin, h£d a discussion as to what had transpired; the
former maintaining his stand as stated above and E. E. Roper stating that the vote was "the repudiation of the action of the Western
Conference." Such was the confusion and any vote taken was not
a true expression of those present.
It will be interesting to note here the excitement that has been
caused by the Western Conference.   The lying mouth-piece of the
Master Class—the Press—has waxed exceedingly wroth and every
type of labor fakir has raised his voice to swell the volume of op-
tive gathering."  Further "that it was dominated by British Coliim*
Hcli idcmniiii and hi* breed do not believe that the uay ot the
people hit** arrived. According to thein the war nud the revolution
have brought the day of tlio hoiirgeoixe. .Mr. Hourgeoise has now
to take tlii- place uf Mr. >llinker- to evolve into another junker by
. himwif liy and by - while Mr. Wiitfc-Hluve I'eiitamti where he wu*
i lit-i'iirc iimicr tin- lii'i-U uf hii*. inaMer, ami «li h«* iMw out uf tin- cur-
i*iii»c in which )im blood il.ved i|u> whole riii'lh in tx new sirt of heel*  Vo
t .   ,-,,■'•,,,1  ',*•.,   >*•'»,•  ...-•■.'j.i«..(t   y-.)t,-*i :i',,\  ;i   'pt'.-li  -ii-,!   !i|.,|r   v:iOH**ir*i.
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Now let us take the facts as they really are :—
The Alberta Federation of Labor met in Convention in Medicine Hat, January 6th to 11th, and endorsed the following resolutions, viz:—
Resolution 18 "Realizing that the present state of unionism
with their craft autonomy is a menace to class solidarity and united
action, Lodge 357 of the International Association of Machinists aro
absolutely in favor of every step being taken to eliminate class and
craft factions so that one organization may be evolved which will
operate industrially and politically towards freedom, industrial
democracy, and tho control of their own lives."
Resolution 20 "Being able to perceive and understand the ex-
tensive campaign of vilification and misreprcsentatiori carried on
about Soviet Government of Russia by the Capitalist Press, Lodge
357, international Association of Machinists are unanimously in
accord with the aspirations and methods adopted by tho Russian
people to gain control of their own destiny."
Resolution 23, "Whereas, there are at present hundreds of men
languishing in the jails for no other crime than that they had the
eourago of their convictions, be it therefore resolved that this Con*
vention of thc Alberta Federation of Labor demands the release of
all political prisoners and bo it further resolved that this convention
approve thc calling of a general strike within 60 days should other
mtaij-i fail to secure thc ends sought aud that a copy of this resolution be sent to thc Minister of Justice at Ottawa j to the Trades and
Labor lixeeutive j to tho Western Conference to bo held iu Calgary
and to all Central Labor bodies in Canada."
sian revolutionists. Millions of soldiers on tbe battle fronte of Europe owe tlieir lives to the glorious victory of the Russia* working
people. Are wo prepared to repay that debt by extending to Russia the hand of fellowship in such a manner as will frustrate the nefarious designs of organized international capitalists? Throughout
the long years of this brutal blood fest it has been unceasingly proclaimed from press, pulpit and platform "that we must eriah German despotism and make the'world safe for democracy." Millions
of men heard and believed, and today are rotting under tke battlefields of France, and Flanders. Have they been betrayed? If not,
why are those chiefly responsible for the overthrow of the German
ruling class being vilified by our Government controlled Prees?
Why are the Allied nations supporting counter-revolutionary forces
in Russia? Why do our Government agents mouth muck ot "Self-
determination" while every means is taken to undermine and handicap the Soviojt administration in Russia? The working claw is bewildered by these contradictions and although instinctively inclined
to support the social revolution which has developed so mightily, it
nevertheless hesitates after reading the poisonous propaganda of the
Allied Governments. Hesitation is fatal, as the unceasing campaign
of calumny can have but one purpose; the working class endorsation of the Capitalistic Class design to throttle the Sociaikk Republics of Russia and Germany. The aspirations of organised labor as
embodied in the preamble to the Alberta Federation of Labor Constitution, "the social ownership and control of the means *£ production, transportation and distribution" are now taking Material
shape under the Soviet administration, and we are challenged either
to renounce our principles or take such action as will save them
from becoming meaningless phrases.   Therefore bc it
RESOLVED, that this convention of the Alberta Federation of
Labor places itself on record as being in full accord and sympathy
with the aims and purposes of the Russian and German revolutions,
and further be it
RESOLVED, that Ihis convention give the incoming Executive
full power to call a general strike should the Allies persist in their
attempt to overthrow the Soviet administration in Russia or Germany or in any country in which it is or may be established, and
Turtlierlie it,
Resolution 27 "Whereas, the most momentous issuo to be de-
eidctl by thc working class of the world is the stand to lie taken by
them in regard to the Russian and German revolutions, it matters
not in whnt quarter of the globe jou may dwell, or to what form
of Government you nre subject, the mighty revolution which in
gradually enveloping the whole of Europe will largely determine
ur conditions of exigence for llm next generation,   Tli*
Awiij' wiih -itii Mi.-h prrfidioiis doctrine*; Ioivmt away wait Mich:
vr-i..ii» ■ ri'-'-r! h;*v -nut tr, ;!.•■ • huts l.ott .iv.-ff' '
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xx.xy   iitio  Austria  und   Anally  Germany.
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I.nki en I f.iei» tlii* -'hiisily horrors nf tw.-fitictli cciitui'V \>lio|c
h1iiuj,»IiI<'*. owe Jt deep debt of gratitude to those .tjtlendid Ho*-
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RESOLVED, that this resolution be forwarded to the Western
Conference to be held in Calgary for their endorsation and eo-oper-
ation and further be it, „
RESOLVED, that copies of this resolution be sent to aU central
labor bodies throughout Canada.
Resolution 28, "Whereas, since the formation of tha Albert*
Federation of Labor, its legislative achievements are nol anfficiant
to justify its existence, and
WHEREAS, tho obtainment of demands depends upo» our numerical strength and what is vastly more important, the eohesion ef
our forces, and
WHEREAS, the present form of labor organisation to • serious
obstacle to the united action that circumstances at any timo or plaea
dictate, be it therefore
RESOLVED, that this convention of the Alberta Federation of
Labor endorse the principle of "Industrial Unionism" and instruat
tbe Executive to initiate and put into operation a system of educational propaganda that will facilitate the early adoption of this
principle by all Trade Unions within ita jurisdiction. „
Also in thc officers report a resolution for industrial nnionisn
was carried unanimously and every trade unionist there knew (all
well that if same was carried out, which by their endorsation they
expected to be enforced, that meant thc breaking away from their
internationals altho it did not say so in so many worda. Surely
overy delegate there could reason that for himself. A further-reao*
lution for :i six-hour day wns endorsed under officers reports without any opposition whatever. It was further decided that all th«ae
vital resolutions which havo been so strongly supported at Medicine
Hat be brought up again at the Western Conference for their indorsation and support.
The only difference between the Alberta Federation of Labor
and the Western Conference was that the machinery to earry out
these resolutions was put into action in Calgary ami waa refrained
from in Medicine Hat'in the hopes that the other three provincea
would support them in aeeomplishiiig their ahnn which they did,
with the result of n howl of despair from the Master Claw and their
From January it March was Miflbknt time for the action of tho
Alberta Federation *i!' Lnbor It be tepiidiitled but not. one Mill mar
wnr In*-1 of diwipprovu! has been heard.   All eonnm-uts were to the eftwt that
A, U-<'. I):? Al'vrtn K-derMion of Lnbor had minle n move it the right
A largf majority of the 10,"i delegates :it Medicine Hut wero again
ivjuvwi.timr their union.-, nt  li»; 'Calgary Western hiterprovincial
< O.tferrllre XxhU'll  WOllld  b'iol lllll'  1*1 UtAlXlXti lllllt  tllOIV aHlOllH lit tkt
previous Convention had been appreciated by members of their or-
n.i .    ■
j HOUUaiHtu*, iiini'iwim' it t* oiiii.H nun *..t.f   *»<»«.«•*. .*■*■* "*.'
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Thev are
eNjdoii ihe work in
* .l4,«, and ihe loer-jripe and ready for (he elmng,. the groat eluuigc wh.eh menus *»r. ,;,0t^11f17w*r..Wtil to indent thtm «t Cnlgary th, only in.
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W. $, lifc-hlhart
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ihe aui-tiide of ttrniii and Tminkv in Kiwi* and wani h<",l» »«»* <-omi»K nud pav.
and U..,i Ux*»»biior in (.Vrwmny. aud this aeeo.ii.t.tM»'»»^ri.tl!y and ji-ditieally to eo„qiier rap
dny of the people.
. t ' . .• t  .1 I . i   i»   .A.....I t   .'   u^ all    *iNleItoli» lllllt   IIM l«.J«.'*»»«U   *»«» .
■dimdiT. and tm- . •mniii'ipntitui of lh- r«,.   Let it tome   I.,. ui all, .      „;„
the way for it by organizing Ihe worker*i'  *   R •   ■'
**j ****** »*■•»* ■»»•-*• -'i"*****" *"- »«..■>«•>»»• *j|<
"   If Fi*liiioiitoii delegate* are
7*ni'h*'r of
fUpo aed Organ
Th*t»*»ry. Harmony. Couftter|wini
Tmm$m'>t"¥iti, Vtixtrijimitium.
HaliMi ami mher in U";^,^ wafr%j| „,„, |he mHym ot g^Ungs to the Soviet admit-
ior Uur f!»o.l of i.iU..;.«m.i ami talnimiy whieh pourt.1 upon the head* j '"»y «» *r,e P*»pi". | iltratjul)» w|,y i„ Heaven's name did tliey not register their proteit
7y *t,. I........ t ■ t,... ..,. i ii* r- r,.v,.?irtiVnoirr itutroturnt fr»m fiffbv'       lo Ifinnm and Orwnriv our valiant eomrades are leading thef iV:[X'mi, ^ (V,ff(in nf tf,„ \\})f.rfn Fedemtion of Labor!   What mm
{rtuotthp'titeon of fhe robWr reeima of eriminal capitalism through | proletariat revolution, whieh knows no race, no eolor, no m%, ami, ^ ^^ Mj,y|,e mmy 0f them did not even know that Alberts
u»nt 1U<* tn-m-Ut. ; no boumbry iiiiet*.   Tio > .*** hvUiuh llw. laiou: ti^iujilc   ' nr r,"'*'rt , j,atj t p^^^t'ion oKI-tabor.   The aetioti tulteii Hi CutgikVy »•» U lm tiOHk-
I The ritw of the working *ta«i i* the re*l .eeptre in ihr Imnrgeoise! wide emulation. Ut oa, like them, scorn and repudiate the cowardly j mftm|wl *f fof m oth$r ^^ ,,,„„ that it haa awakened a great
! horimn Tbr ml wk nhsll ner^r erow Anything bnt that. The i mmprommn within onr own ranks, ehalleng* and defy tha robber, mmhtr rtf -got^n out of their sleep and maybe now they tm going
I Kaiser fciinulf mil be pitied and forgiven if he will but roll his eyesf '»a«f power, and fight it out on lhat)i«e tt victory or death! j tQ ^^ |mMTited in their own affaira and eeaae dreaming about
{heavenward, pnwlain ihe mmn*» ot ll«t*hevi«m. and appeal to hihj       From the ftotn of my head to the sole* ef my fe«t I am Bol-, mRttew that^are oo toutem ot thein but of vital intemt to th^
waBity to rm in U» wrath aod stamp out thia curse to eirilkation.   j shevik.  And pwud of it. Mastera.   WAK« tH*. t'HAim UNIONISTS!   TIIE DAT OF TUB
'       Ami «ti» thf '*eiirse" continue* to spread-like a raging eon-'       "Th* l>ay of tht people has amvtd.M
vTtonm has Anwnnm?


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