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No. 46, Vol. Vin.
THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B. C, JULY 10, 1915.
First Aid Contest
Dominion Day
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If August lst, 1908, can be.regarded,
as ^Fernie's black-letter day we think
that by contrast, July 1st, 1916, may
be known hereafter as the Red-letter
day of this community.
- Long before tbe time scheduled for
the First Aid Competition to be started
on the Coal Comfiany's lawn, cltitens
of all ages and Blzes were seen wending their way to the centre of attraction, and by 2.30 every point ot vantage was occupied by deeply interested spectators. The day's proceedings
were given the initial fillip -when Mr;
B.- Caufield addressed the audience,
stating that he was caleld upon to act
in the capacity of presiding officer
owing to the unexpected absence of
lir. Wilson from town. He then explained the object and early history of
the First Aid movement, jind also alluded to the encouragement that had
been given by tbe Provincial Department of Mines and for tbe .purpose of
providing instructions Mr. Dudley
■Michel!, well-known in this District,
' had been appointed as travelling Instructor, giving both lectures and promoting interest both In First Aid and
Mine Rescue Work. The number of
teams competing were eleven, four
each from Fernie and Michel, and
three from Coal Creek, and as a stimulus to the efforts of the contestants,
Mr. W. R. Wilson had generously donated three prizes of $50, $30 and $20,
respectively to be competed for by the
seniors, whilst for the junior teams
two prizes, one of $25, and a second
Iprize had been provided through the
courtesy of tbe Hon. W. R. Ross and
Mr. Thomas Williams, mine inspector.
As a preliminary to the field work,
three" of the gentlemen had been deputed to give a short oral address, and
he then called Mr. Stacey, ot Miohel,
to the platform, who "made a brief
speech upon the subject, thia was followed by an address from Mr. Walter
Joyce who gave eome Interesting incidents taken from Ms own experience.
&lr. William LancastefSthen spoke at
considerable length, giving ainost In-
s teresting talk upon the various sub-
j^ets comtag .within the 'purview of,
-First A|d work. A rather amusing
Incident happened whilst Mr, Lancaster .was tf.peakihg.    Mr. Spalding, the
" photographer,vin order to obtain a
good .picture, had climbed upon the
Fire -HaU building Immediately apposite and had jufit put his head under
the cloth preparatory to taking the
view, when * sudden gust ot wind
-^Mp»ed;,ott-^-c6ver^g:w»d, hecom-
"' r*titMgle^1&Aaea>hy^lrM, tint
George O'Brien was the spokesman in
response.
Dr. Bonnell, after complimenting all
the' teams for the excellence of the
work -performed, stated that the judges' task of determining who were the
winners was far from an easy one, and
that his,only regret was that jthere
was not' Bomo way of giving every
team a prize. He announced that the
first prize ($50.00) had been won by
team No. 10, of which Joe Hamer, of
l-'eir.ifc, was tbe captain; the contest
for second place was so exceedingly
dose that after consultation -witli
.Manager Caufield, it had been decided
to merge the second and third prize
and divide the amount, giving $25.00 to
each Ko. 9, Harrison's team of Coal
Creek and.J. Stacey's team of Michel.
Miss Wilson then made the presentation to Messrs. Hamer and Harrison,
each in turn expressing their pleasure
at whining midst loud applause from
all present.
As a fitting wind-up to a splendid
day's proceedings a free concert took
placo in the Grand -Theatre with Mr.
B. Caufield in the chair, and on the
platform with bim were Messrs. J.
-Biggs, President W. L. Phillips and J.
W. Bennett.
The first item on the programme
waB a song by R. Sampson, which was
most warmly received. An address on
flrst-ald work pointing out that the
Crow's Xest Pass district was in the
van regarding the percentage of qualified ambulance men and furnishing a
lot ot Interesting data was d'rivered by
Puc'ley Michel. Mr. W. Puckey's
comic rendition of Tt.ns-3 Tea brought
down the hous-5; Miss F. BaUrr delighted the audUi.ioe with a song, and
Mr. T. Biggs also favorc! with ivo
vocal numbers, whilst W. L.'Ph}JIips
and J. W. Bennett made remarks appropriate to the occasion. At the conclusion a vote of thanks was duly made
seconded and carried in favor of Mr.
B. Caufield, just as the whistle, for the
Coal Creek train blew .its warning,
with every body feeling that a
thoroughly' enjoyable and instructive
day had been spent.    \
' Boys' Team* Contest-
Saturday afternoon a goodlv_crnwd
The Situation in District 18
As Viewed by District Officers
The Internment Camp
assembled in the vicinity of the Coal
Company's lawn to witness the First
Aid Corn-petition between the Juniors
deferred on. Thursday because of the
rain .Interfering/v Mr. *B. Caufield in-
traduced the captains ofHhe respective
teams, Arthur Woodhouse of Fernie
and James France of Coal Creek, ,
J {Tha: boys took- their station* on the
Fernie, BC., July 2nd, 1915.
During the past few weeks many things have transpired, which have considerable bearing upon
the Labor movement of the country, and particularly that section of it known as thc United Mine
Workers of America. Owing to our cosmopolitan make up, practically all our organizations have
taken on an international character. The reason for same being too obvious to need any lengthy explanation, suffice to say, no labor organization could ever build itself up to any appreciable strength
unlesB it were an international organization. There are numerous affiliations and inter-affiliations,
said affiliations implying a very close friendship or fraternalism. The topic of conversation am^ng
affiliated wo'rkmen often centers around tho idea of having a common understanding, so as to have
all workers agree on a plan, whereby they may cense work universally at one time, Avith a view to
obtaining redress for the many ills affecting themselves.
Again, we have noticed many political congresses attended by delegates hailing from all the important nations of the earth, going on record, ''Re "Working Class Solidarity," "The Workers of All
Countries Having No Quarrel With Each Other," "In the Event of War a General Strike," etc., etc.
Vet, strange as it may appear, all such resolutions over which many of our brilliant, orators have'
waxed eloquent when1 discussing, have been scattered to the winds. Coming nearer home, we find
that progressive members of the working class, who pride themselves as being the intellectuals
among us, have entirely forgotten the spirit oi" Internationalism, whilst it does not condone their
offence by citing the fact that the greatest men. those who are supposed to lead the poor, ignorant
worker, have failed to keep inviolate their pronounced obligations. Yet we are compelled to ask
ourselves the question: If the cream of the labor world, who have attended congresses, etc., together
for decades, fall by the wayside, then can we wonder at those who have not enjoyed such opportunities following suit- The "J5. C. Federationist" in its editorial columns last week, commented on
the situation in District 38 as it affected "the aliens." On the whole their criticism is very fair,
but possibly unduly caustic. We should remember it is easy to criticize,, but a different matter to
sit down in a camp where trouble exists and act thc Moses. We have special reference to the
criticism levelled at the "Ledger," because they had the audacity to state "the citizens of Fernie
.... ." had taken certain action and not the U.M- AV. of A. As an organ representing irade unionists, "The Federationist" may liave had sonic little thought as to why the Editor thus wrote.
In order that the reader may intelligently follow, it may lie well to review what really happened in District J 8, which later led up to partial internment of "alien enemies."     The'mine officials at Bellevue laid off a large number of their workmen in order (so they said) tliat the worR*--
which was very scarce, might ke divided Up.   It s.o happened that the'ones laid off, on slopping
On July 1st the custody of the interns was transferred from the Provincial authorities to the military, -conformably to instructions received from
Ottawa.
Most of the local guards, whose pay
was $2.50 a day, upon Col. Mackay taking over control of affairs, ieclined to
continue in a like capacity unless
guaranteed the same rate of pay, $2..',0,
"BILLY"   ORR
WRITES
'   FROM
HOSPITAL
2WJ, 4 D. W. .Ward,
Lord Derby's War Hospital,
Warrington, I.an£s.
Dear James,—Have nol heard from
Instead of the usual military ailowanco ■ -vo" for a nionth of Sundays and am
of $1.10 and 75c. a day maintenance, wondering why, but perhaps the fault
allowance. )   As   the   Colond   would :Is «8 much n««e as yours.     However,
not accede to this the force of guard* llere «oes-     x°te the address where I
now employed is composed prlacipaJlv 8m sta>'ln« at present as a result of a
of members o? the 107th Regiment.   ' ■ piece of high explosive which found
The camp ts now organized on aime as lt« mark on the ,20th of May,
military basis, the respective officers f aud after hitting me on the breast
of the day having been -assigned as' bo,,° and knocking a hole in it, found
per the following order: ja resting place just above my heart.
July 1, Lieut. Black.    July 2, Lieut. ITo set it out an operatioii was neces-
Ilayes; July 3, Lieut. Thomson; Julyisar>'> and now lt ls over I am getting
4, Capt: Stalker; July 5, Lieut, Martin; i°lonB °-K- although confined  to my
July 6, Lieut. Harnes; July 7, Lieut.:bed-      The  daya  bang  heavy  on  a
O'Drien;  Supernumerary, Limit. Sud
daby.
Lieut. Douglas Corsan, M.D.. is tho
medical officer and makes dally inspection of the camp itt S.30, and all
cases regarding sickness or sanitation
are brought to his attention.
The sergeant of each shift has
charge of and is responsible for the
conduct of the men under him. His
instructions regarding the treatment of
tho interns are that they shall bo
treated with uniform cou-Ftesy without,
undue'familiarity. Several improvements have been introduced looking to
the .comfort and convenience of the interns.   Tho   rations   are   plain   and
plentiful
one day: Breakfast—Coffee, porridge
and bread; lunch—meat '(■»/& lb.), excellent vegetable soup, potatoes and
bread. Supper—Tea with bread and
Jam or cheese.
The boundaries of the camp have
been extended so that tbe men may
have a little more space for recreation.
On Monday a court of enquiry was
established with Col. J. Mackay as
presiding officer, assisted dally by tho
officer of the day, as per the list given
above. j
chap. I am sorry to say I can't tell
you much about the Ferule boys, expect you know more about them than
1 do.
Vou do not know how much I feel
about Bob Crlchton. He and I had
quite a long talk before the big fight
at Ypres, and when he was posted
missing I waited every day, expecting
and hoping to get news about hhn, but
none came. He was a man, every
inch of him—steadfast and true, and
you know, Jamie, his motto In this bii?
fight would be the same as all otber -
undertakings he was connected with—
"No Surrender!" I never sa* him
during  the days  that  fight   was  on.
The following is typical of and ns our losses were very heavy,
upon making enquiries of theme wno
came out of It, not one of theu. cduld
give me any definite information. The
fight in which I got my knockout took
place about a month after the Ypres
affair, at a place tailed Festubert. I
can't tell you much about it as I wks
in the advance and got hit early in
the fight, but if I cannot sa;; much
myself, this I have learned trivellng
about in hospital trains and movtd
from one hospital to another, irom
scraps of conversation picked up on.
On Jlonday Lieut. J. 'J. Martin was | the Way dropped by the British Tom-
-^euside?r-r™ilsed-t+.e;^^reHb©rnH
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io pj^nit hnijl»in In hi,....,
-won; therrisaswetlinraMl aUt 1
, deformity about thj &K* • «t&!i£&,,
thigh.    There is 'tlw V*M«trh*fcI«fl
wound over the part that .ft swollen
and a slight discharge ot blood. Treatment.
There I* a wound of the left forearm
with extensive arterial bleeding. Both
eyes are Injured hy tbe explosion.
Right collsr-bone is broken. Treat
patient os you think best and placo
on stretcher. ., ^    „  _
The deftness with which nil the
learns went to .work wan Interestingly
followed by the huge crowd, unfortunately, however, to' make  tho  task
' more difficult and Irksome, the rain
which hsd been felling Intermittently
«in«e 2 o'clock, came down In torrea;*.
nothing daunting, every team stuck
manfully to Itt duties until the test
wss concluded, This event concluded
snd the examination msde by the Indices taking note of each case the rain
ttlll continuing to pour forth copiously, compelled n postponement of the
competition.
After the rain bad ceased ihe il
teams were once sgaln lined on and
the second test was most creditably
nerformed, and the spectators wore
betttr able to follow the various move-
ments. This test consisted of apply-
fnr artlflelnl inspiration after the
patient had^been subnserged ttve
minutes. This concluded, the third
test was performed and waa st ernelsl
as circumstances permitted so as to
inform with the conditions that sit
nnite frequent In totoal wine mishaps,
tha patient was anprosed to havt sat-
fared a fracture of the pelvis whilst st
work In the Interior of the mine, and
to toomooi this after the treatment
hadifcen appllfdthe Ant^btmm
marthed tm of the waaj** !»«•«?•
into the toad, cowing back by.lifting
the *ntle«t ottor tbo fence, each mem-
her of the team carrying out hit allot,
ted part, then proceeding for a short
obstaela represented hy a stretcher
.crosa two chairs, iftea ahwandiwsf
a huge dn goods h«w, ths^e •>*»*!
nitht ef atape Into the ofBen, Thia
work wna done kr eatk team separately and concluded a most enjoyable snd
tdneettve demonstration. Dra. Cor«
asm BonnalU Burnett and Moore, who
bad officiated dwtng Ike iMMetra.
**9*   ****•*• **it**n n**i «»Ni» to ♦>#
TLirese-TjTCTirtiroTign'r-enpanir] ijnraT-F"
peiideii about the middle of May, have not yet been ro-einployed. Of course there are different systems of dividing up work. For instance, Cbal Creek miners "change about" every three days,
possibly the Austrians and Germans at Bellevuo are going to ''change about" every year or every
decade with those now employed. ♦. We find the next "alien enemy" trouble arose in Pernie, To
definitely state how it originated is practically impossible, but evidently there were various jrea-
sons. Humor hath it that some o'f our prominent citizens were at loggerheads with the Coal Com-
!^any,?an*a""secmg a glorious opportunity to emTwrfass" snid* Coal Tomp'any, fostcrc'iT the' idetf of in-
■lJpe|g!Wtage of their workmen- "
CJift.Coal Crfeak mines were averaging
the assistant, when investigation of
about thirty eases Was made and reports thereon, with recommendations
rnles, that the Canadian boys did their'
bit like seasoned veterans, and I can
say  without bragging that  the Bast
forwarded to Ottawa for approval and  Kootenays  certainly  did  their  share
disposition.    It 13 expected that thirty even  if thu  price p.ild.-.\d» a .heavy
Will   be   .ihnilt,   t.hw   dally   avarngo    Min I nun Cut*    r-i»lmMi    l^g.    ^^'j* MA,
entire   investlgatioon   therefore   will I men.     I guess it will be at least an-.
occupy about 10 or 11 days, and as j other six weeks before I'm out of the
-V?,
science.
% with arterial haemorrhage. Tkre
Is a swelling over the hip heme; with
extravasation 'of blood between the
legs, skin not broken at the point. Patient is unable to move either leg, (The
lower Jaw la broken.   Treat.
These boys showed by the readiness with which they tackled this difficult caso the thoroughnesa of tbelr
training, applying the necessary bandages with remarkable dexterity and
neatness, to the great delight and surprise of the onlookers, who, when the
test was completed broke Into raptu-
ous applause.
Teat N'o. 2. rationt has heen
brought out of the mine partly gsssod.
Tha method of handling this case
being entirely different from No. 1, the
spectators could follow moro closely
the different manipulations and aite
up the general situation more clearly
than In tha former ease.
Test No. 3. Patient with a broken
back olaced on atretchar, carry around
over obstacles and up an Incline.
Roth teaffie after making the necessary careful disposition ottfae patient
In such a serious plight, marched along
tho lawn, gently lifting him over ob-
»f»e!#» itiit *hen tnounffntt tb* tt.pt ot
the coal company's office with consummate care lowered him <to the floor.
Dr. Doimell addressed tba gathering
urging upon lit present to take up
this most os-fittt sdjuctt to praccleil
education, complimented the boys ea
the excellence of their work, and hoped tbat when tke next competition was
held there would be more contestants.
lie tben announced tha'. the first
Rise (114.00) waa awarded to the
rnle team, and second to the Cosi
Creek boys, tlie prise for the tatter
was 119.90, but this the doctors Increased to 11 ft.oo by a dona* Ion ef aa
additional I&.OO.
Dra. Coraah, Bonnell A Uoom rtre
the H'pe *» 'kt* fsmpelMio*.
each day's investigation Is made the
reports will be forwarded to military
headquarters.
The only releases given so far are
a few Bohemians and one or two Individuals on account of ago or health.
Stefan Janostin is acting aB inter-
hospital. I have already had 31 daya
ln bed and this leaves me plenty of
time to think, more really than I like,
but then I'm lucky to be alive. Give
my best wishes to all our mutual
Mends; tell them to write me, and If
I don't answer back at. once not to be
preter on behalf of the Austrians. the surprised. And now, with tho hopo
few Germans Interned.are.so-well vers,} that thing* are, looking tip with you
ed ln English thtrt the services of an: and all goes well with Mrs. Prooks
interpreter are not required.
HEAVY "BUMP" AT COAL CREEK
land family, and that you'll write
I am, yours at ever,
soon.
after 8 ais,
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SejrwdM
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various other reaaong fprJmj^T^SSpwt^- -^ 3^-^^™),-.
held, but naturally the majority attending, theirf'^'er*' m*^|^**of,,tllV.tJ« "i!
being, tliat the Provincial authorities issued prders for the internment of all #nti
rriSScF
BILLY.
(WJpU W, W« Qrr.)
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OINMAN  aOCtALItTt' PLAN
Of Tl SLACK EYE IN fflANCI
I'ARJB. July &.—Under the heading
"A ahwneful Pence," flustavo Hsrve,,
in I* anetrt toelale, repudiates tkt
9-,'t.t.t:**l*l*»i    *. t% 9    t*9*^r.99,   1*99***   *»V »« •-
rtoMfitsa of tke potato tkey www nn»< mtn tkat kt nnd tb* frwnek Hortallst I
akte to pit* * uteuttiNH* *****!*■* Um 4*-1 mm ara wuttac to accept tha ptuwtr
jntior. «f tke MkMfaanBS. H* *f tmm witkont annotation as ikt
tie  retm*Coe!  Cmk  ttsetinlorIfcaala oftka#Ut* qwota anta
SMmd feralaa* tke nom wltk nht**,   tB ku moat sarcastic asaaaer, M.
tral saleeilo« of numbers at afcort m» j Herve pictures Bnrape under sack a
enemies" who were single men, and also those mnrried whose families were in the old countries..
The order was also applied to Michel, notwithstanding the fact that neither tho mineworkers nor
citizens, thero requested that such action be taken- This finally resulted in 317 men being interned.
The question of accommodating such a number was not an easy task for the local auhorities, hence
the beat that could be done was place them in the Fernie Skating Rink. Xo bedding has been pro-
vided for fear of fire, tlieir breakfast consists of porridge, tea nnd bread; lunch, a fairly staple
meal; supper, tea and bread.
When lhe news spread throughout the District that Fernie had taken a stand against "ali'ii
enemies," it appears that a few men in some of the other camps vied with eaeb other in order to
bc on. par with Fernie. However, Hillcrest anil Coloman were Ihe only -camps to hold meetings
to consider the question. Coleman decided ho take no action, feeling it a question for the Government. Hillcrest citizens had several meetings, culminatiyu in a committee agreeing on a plan
later ratified by a mass meeting, which provided that work would be resumed (they having lain
idle a few days), the company temporarily suspended all unnaturalized "alien enemies." Hill,
crest people petitioned the government tw'have all unnaturalixed "alien enemies" interned. Thus it
Will be aecn that only two out of the 20 Locals comprising District 18 agitated for internment.
Sio much bas been done and no apotoW °' wuso can alter it, but our duly is lo consider thc
position we now find ouraelvea in, and avoid further complications arisintr from nn organization
standpoint. "Organization standpoint" ia said so lhat everyone will clearly understand that there
ii no intention of questioning the action of either Dominion or Provincial (Internment'
As members of an organization, we solemnly declare we will keep inviolate our obligations; thi*
applies with equal force to members of fraternal societies. The language embodied in the various
obligations Ss invariably of ah idealistic nature, nevertheless they are administered and accepted
in all sincerity. Men of honor clo not take a solemn oath without careful deliberation, and having onee sworn, they are determined to keep at least nt near as possible, any such oath or obligation. Tlie majority of us in some form or oilier, have taken nn oath wherein we utate we will tint
wrong a brother or see him wronged, that we will assist him in adversity, etc Knowing full well,
when so doing thai tiuiny nf our brotlifN in fraternal mnl industrial »rg-,Mi»**vati<»ii« arc «»f st differ
ent nationality to otirselvea, in faet one ofthe cardinal principle* of many organization* i« thai
creed, eolor or nationality is no deterrent to membership. In moat place* (particularly in thi*
country) we are m intermingled with the people ul other countries lhat no qualm is fell when we
accept men of a different nationality as brothers* our neighbors, friend*, working partners, yen
even onr wives are ofttimea ttnm a far diilant country to the land of our birth.     With this know-
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■tii.t-vl Ji-Ji.*!..  Wu 1 *.<*.* >,*  .itututtrt, »"«   *4u,uiu * n.u*x*Atin±9 my****
in answering the question we have to think very calmly and dispassionately,
perceptible on the1 in
some distance away, no dami
done to No. 1 Esst mine, at waiea we
full shift was st work. A considerable amount of dust was raised by tho
concusslonn, but no caves or any displacement of the timbering was discovered, and with the exception of
some sixteen men coming out, the
mine continued to operate at normal
I'aiiflt'it,..
her Ideatltr, not neeeisariiy for pbbll- rf?
cation, but as s protection to tjorseltea. "
As he or sho shows anxiety about
"protection," we hope the name will
be forthcoming, otherwise wa ahall bo
coiiHieiietl to throw tha literary gem
into the waste paper basket.
AFTERMATH OF STEWART?
INQUIRY Ra • NORTH EXPLOSION
Thc regular monthly tea of th* Ladles' (iuiid or Christ Church wtll be held
at the home of Mrs. 8. P, Wallaco on
Wednesday, July Itth, at 3.30 p.m.
Word has been received here thst, About :>» Fernie cltliens with auto-
thc inquiry whlrh Judge Thompson , „,0b:iita larryiitK bannurs calling alien-
was selected to make will take place;tion to the July 2l*t Festival in sld
In Fernie on Monday, July 19th, w|th,«f tbe Patriotl.- Fund. Journeyed to
Judse Forln officiating, tn conse-niiewe .Michel on Saturday wheu sp*r*ches spot the former's absence In the Ka«t. '■ proprl^e to the occasion were deliver-
*u> *m.m"7ZZ7J!*X'  !"d b> «riol,» viaitors with songa, re-
THE 1818 AND THE <lt:itl<?ri>, W?-c*>l!ng and bo\lr.* boat*.
PATRIOTIC FUND DRAWING;by local i.iIimiS. intcr*por»ed the pro-
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The I»1n was crowded laitt Thursday' fulfilled thc dutlea ot chairman. Kvery
mm* tmmtm*. -#-» •*% -*•»****,>
!#r*yalj*.
Coal Crooh mAt/ttAtv%mtmttmi
staff, ftpreewrtattvee of tkt inaee tl».
^rtwert, ttt ■teettlve nf Wattlet If.
tbe Press nntl ftewftera nf the Womb
X nsnd ina to the basement rt tha
M^bodlet Cinvrt whar. the gatWrtsg.
claaa u#*a twa &ua*Jr*a, sat -tatm tn. „„,„   .„,   „_.   »,„..„_. _„_^  .„„
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man  tlMfig rmpnnl protltPi op Wt.l Immt a ww Wwiwfi*—rime tmm ih*t*
not Am, W. *. wnsen tn «*W«h ther graves tn pmtn4.n
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irthi lAfc *ym%l< >fclH% ItJMttim WteWi bJmW- mm%tto*
wnmtA Ay ti* hwrden af sstlltary
lasatton.
"Anyone tn onr party who dares ta
speak of peaee befBtw tiie fanners of
Belgium hsve bum chased ont with
riflea, hefore Prnaalan ntHUarlem has
been hnasillatad pot sssnshed, wa
tm\&   mm   *v±t   tlottoM.* d«a4--the
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night when the lir.0 Patriotic Draw.
Ing tool; place. H. Ca',:s..i.n'n u.un
ber, 1113, won first money, liw.oti;
the other luchy ones in tbe order nam-.
tii *in: A. Olmon and tleorat Klem.
♦i» each: Mrs. Uregson tlKxrri. A.
tlraham. A. Hranch (Frstih). M. Him-
onctte, A„ U, llryant, MUs A, -Taafleld
each received fS.00.
Thc Daughters of the Empire, under
whose atinplrc* this drawing wa«
mm!*-, netted ov*r tl«*ii <*l<*ar from tbls
venture.
TEACHERt' REDUCTION OF FAY
1 Al tht* l»*»l mcf>'tln*v t*f tht* H*-bt*t.l
|Trvst»e« a mw man* scslc waa adopt-
i*4 t'«»r ini- !itnh("nmn)» tt-rto wfifr*-.**
I an economy of IftO wa* cfTc«*tcd. Th»-
j position* ar*:
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1     lliitb   S4i'!imii   l.V«*»-fHfr   Vrutn   $1'.''*
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***** kntiu-u- » row »... i*> »,«
Si,** Maty iiatmmaa, »*ht> ha* bt-tu
Hptbtoo at Sn*i n*m-*r„ wa* offered
during this ertaiat
trying if poiaiiUe lo place wuneliwi in the poaitHttt of n worker purely and simply, allowing any  joacof tae vacant pofittom with a mi- mt*i* appreprtatc rcipoa»«s
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bod) had <i I'.mrotiuhl) *>niti)»!»!»» even*
U.*.'.-* «In. CtU.IUli;. llli; ft!.,.«: lOUlUl.
Kf'ti: rcacbtng   home   early    Sunday
morning.
tin Mondav e-nnin-f a number of
im mbiTH nt Kilt Hlicr 1am!ai* A. V. A
i\. VI HWM-rnbird In th«\r ball tlfender-
mui Itlmki Tor the puri^tc of ft line**-
1'iic the pn *«■ nt4tIon of token* af re-
t|'< < ■ n, i*i» „1 Hnlr hroibcrt, Dr*.
Itdtincll ;i»'it «l!,tit*!n, who irt- tcivlag
-bi,rii) tn ti,ifrir!|Mi^ tn th»» »tlitlng
****i,i» tn,*» Imihk ciimiwl in Vjtitom,
in, lidiujfii. mt ha*, aireadf b»**a an*
rmunint, a. It; accompany the unit «#Bt
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tb*. tmriMMM* nt nxte*4\nn t« th* *IOb
,,,-t *rfd!iil»-'! "n elt*** jtrniiinl'y fo ibo
fir:r,g lee Dr. HU'lsiIti t»t,xx>tf la
I*,' t*Utfiii'4 a* * (ommMiofir-t officer
I., 4 om,,.*,,,* |t **i f~t- .^•►t MvtTinon
at p'rs^n' chcauiuil n*ar V#rt»on. tA.
Tii* ,in, i'i iicikiiii Mi« t.fi»»i'«f.:i,t|iia^at
\n4*4 ttt tbr peasant r^.Jlloa* Ihgt
i;     .*. .MNrfJrM^.
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hi*  ma*  *ith*et       10*41*  "^**a*mitpY'
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• Wsiv-tf.   hn*i**t.   altlkvit
tmhtlatfon*. »h#y waftdetvd front
to pl*irt> with th#fr wtt*-» aet ehtl
■*»<§ ib*tr promt* 4» Vs* omtU
* h'n. nt the head of their aratlta, Amy
etbert thHr man to fisht for Mtatr
m alfr aastotaf tr a earn et mm.
^^hatrmanmtbltorrnttonwmlho
nm. f». tt. Vottor, om oitmo tm
mot fa«nwfca aai .tta sairtat el mm*
bntbo* aB preeeal. and nana wew leO%
to Mdp In dlsguslag ot tto saeetient
wiuktU psswUUuL . . „
v«« at thanks wm awarded to
tin host tta tmm to mm wr.li.
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tmm U*» it*i**ti ht* pammkntii im;
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homsn Wfh wfft be ta vsta, ss ft wttl
CaufkM raaponded. To Mjaart. Ban. [ Uava Um platotrat ta tto sto-die and
W. It Unas an* lesptrtw T. WB^assliettwttollifnsaa mtpot-- as bnttimn m
tm ttoir toMtttane va Ito Jnnlnra. Hr.|rb«y wm betom tto war.—Tto Votre.'
patriotic or anti-patriotic feeling we may posses* to stand aside for the present
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trie* It waa mt onr love or altruism for Idem, but eonaeiom of the Hmitetl effeelireneMi of sa*-
tional organimtions we nnited for mutual protection, in a mmm a selfish idea. We were each neees.
sary to the other io bring about the idea of collet lite bargaining as iigainsl Ihe old method of in-
dividoalism, aa wall as for the purpose of thwarting tke eneroachwant of the employer on the right*
of tke tmytioffo, and last. Imt not \nott, in onler fbat w* way law Hfown wr lm*h as a profit
agatnat eertain conditions impo^l upon na as well aa lo try and enhance tto price paid for onr labor
wU»»U itll ink***-.*: 4tU«aW* toS*      OfUtttUttM*, r-V«rt» titiiif. V««'-«ltUy, »wi»»g  t*<» iU* «faUawr-»lili*r>   di»lrr»»
pwailing. ally and "•«•»" fcara, Ikrangk tke mediam of tfctir otfanitation. joined logether and (Mnweir thorwighiy taforaMNi or »tot{2g|J^ * ^^Jn,,J^JK
4mo all ttoy pomUf *mU to btktkU anffeiinf,   Amm mo m*ll ttot Ut out tm tmnthn the C^*^m £ ta^ik^nXZl*^^^^*^^*^**^
an fid ommm ragtd in Earapo. yet praeticaiiy eveiy-ww!! waa mmt pctiaafia) a*wl law abiding in *mt ttpemaxtmna Mother •*»«* thwngwwr»'^t,r.'^ ^^JJJL!£2LmS
wtWat, tkit wa* ««a|n\a«b^l wk«i ttt #w tto! Ik* J#dgt' kail n%i1r ^imt to kandle imit"»,\ ot mm-
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an*l ttore atottki be m wlataking ttoir policy,   Tli* wwt'kers wk*> aw fi«hiifi*« in the rank** of all/
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1 Junci t". Wat (era, »bo »iti #t»c»k
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laewal tonch with tto affairs of t.*t#
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PAGE TWO
THE DISTRICT LEDGER, FERNIE, B. C, JULY 10, 1915.
Published every Thursday evening: at iti office,
Pellatt Avenue, Pernie, B.C. Subscription: $1.00
per year, for Dominion of Canada; $1.50 per year
elsewhere (in advance). An excellent advertising
medium, Largest circulation in the District. Advertising rates on application. Up-to-date facilities
for the execution of all kinds of book, job and
color work. Mail orders receive special attention.
A.ddress all communications to the. District Ledger.
J.W.BENNETT,
Editor-Manager
Telephone No. 48       Post Office Box No. 380 -
HINTS TO THE "WETS" AND THE "DRYS."
WHAT AN "ALIEN ENEMY" IS
Tlu- wnnls ''alien," ''alioti enemy," "alien
friend." have been more'frequently spoken since
last Aujfiist tlian in the previous decade in consequence nl* their relations to matters discussed when
lhe topie of war is broavlied. Tlie ordinary lm-nn-
in-sr of the word "alien" is .foreign or'foreigner;
'•friend" i-arries with it the mental concept of uf-
JVi'tionate attaehment. whilst "enemy" conveysth-v;
direct opposite. It* we were to ask a definition
from one hundred people of. the quoted words
"alien," "•friend," and "enemy," we do not think
their answers would viiry in sense, although they
might in language, from those given. Ask the
iuau on the street what ''alien friend" and "alien
enemy" stand for and we feel sure he .would.reply
uu "alien friend" means today a man who was born
in a foreign country, but is favorable to the cause
of the Allies, and an "alien enemy" means a man
born in one ofthe foreign countries fighting against
llie Allies.
Strange as it may appear to the average lay mind
this is not the opinion'of Britain's leading jurists
when called upon.to give decisions in cases of litigation .submitted to them for consideration.
In the Court of Appeal under date of January 19,
191 "i. the following notables of the woolsack assembled for the purpose of determining some knotty
problems arising from the lesser legal lights not being able to agree regarding the interpretation of
"alien friend" arid "'alien enemy"—Lord Reading,
Chief Justice; Lord Cozens-IIardy, Master of the
Iioll; Buckley, L.J., Kennedy, L.J-, Swinfen Eady,
L..T.. I'hillimore, L.J.. Pickford, L.J. These learned
gentlemen made use of a large amount of language
in the discussions of the various law suits that
jaiud!eJ^djMJom**i^ut44i^
condense by briefly stating that they contend that
it is the place of residence and business, and not a
man's nationality which determines the difference
between an "alien friend" and an "alien enemy-"
An "alien enemy" is one who voluntarily resides
in and carries'on business in an enemy's country.
The Attorney General, Sir John Simon, K.C.,
Wits also called in to give an opinion on the question
and he stated that an "alien enemy" does not mean
a subject of a state which is at war with this eoun-
tty. but a person of whatever nationality who is
residing or carrying on business in thc enemy's
territory. v       ^ p ^ * \ -om
In aceqrdanee#ttf th the Opinions expressed by the
highest legal authorities in the British Empire il
follows that so long as any subject of a foreign
siaie with which Britain is at war does not break
any hnv whereby he may be regarded ns an enemy,
hi. is entitled to the same rights, privileges and pro-
tcetion exactly the same ns a resident British sub.
jeet.
This is the judgment of the Court of Appeal, and
beiiu: s.i formally pronounced wc arc unable to un-
■(•'•".tan-l !t«.w any alien against whom no apceific
■•hitnre hns been laid can legally be held in a deten-
lion "amp.
Wc have heard the frtory of the individual iu gnol
who wu** visited by a lawyer and after hearing thc
details of the num** supposed crime, exclaimed.
"They •••■ ii*r pni you in gaol for thut, my good fd-
low." vhoii the.imprisoned replied 'Thnt mny be
m but h«-re 1 nm just the sniiie."
T     M-
The opponents and proponents of Prohibition are
going at it hammer and tongs in the adjoining province of Alberta-
As the day approaches for the .final declaration
on the subject the argumentation waxes correspondingly stronger and zeal or fanaticism, whichever'it
may be regarded, grows fiercer. The advocate of
the liquor interests is quite eloquent in his .'dentin-,
elation of the infringement upon individual liberty,
whilst conveniently ignoring the fate meted out to
ii hotel-keeper who decided to purchase outside of
the restricted circle. On the other band, the mentally intoxicated prohibitionist works the „"so*l)
gusher" with all the energy at bis disposal, and
complacently closes his eyes to any evidence that
may be proferred pointing out that if the abolition
of the liqti'iiir traffic did result, as claimed, in,a 10
per cent, increased production, the exploiters aud
not the producers would reap the advantage,
Today there are hundreds of thousands unemployed throughout Canada, and to talk about in-
(••ic-asiiig production by adding to their numbers
shows that the average Prohibitionist knows as
much about economies as a Hottentot knows of history. * „ '*■
"Oh!" says the Prohibitionist, "if the drink industry is killed there'll be, more boots, shoes and
..clothes*, manufactured." That sounds well, but
things are not always what they seem, There may
be a few individuals who have'*heretofore'spent'
their money for liquor who Will use it for the purpose of buying other and more useful things, but
if the supply of these commodities in the market is
in excess of the demand the .manufacturers are not
going to overstock it still further. Again, the purchasing power of those thrown out of work has
been seriously curtailed and their absorption into
an industrial system that is in a chaotic, state is a
very slow process,
"Then." says the Prohibitionist, "you uphold
this tumble business because it means a living for
a few and misery for so many?" "We do nothing
of the kind, but point out the inevitable result that
must obtain so long as the Profit System is in vogue-
To all those Prohibitionists who will take'off the
blinkers of prejudice, and by so doing extend the
scope of their mental vision, we would urge them
to follow the suggestions of the late Prances E.
Willard, than whom there was no more earnest and
sincere temperance advocate who, in the closing
days of her life said, "Had I my time to live over
again the energies I have expended in combating
thc Drink Evil would be spent in fighting the Cause
and not t1rf~EffeeTcrfiinir^M~l:hTl*nFdre3~nrs~or
humanity."
"Yes, yes, *' says our Prohibitionist friend, ''but
do you not recognize that the saloon interest, is a
very powerful influence wielded by the politician
at election times?" We do realize such to be the
ease on this continent, but there are other countries
where it is not so used and still we do not find the
great mass of people enjoying any better conditions
than those of this continent. There are other
means of corrupting the electorate than by means
of the saloon, this is used beeadse it is tlheap-and
convenient, |mt it is by no means the only method
that can he employed. We do not wish our readers
to have the impression that we do not know some
of the misery and privation wrought upon human*
by the abuse of liquors. We do, and we also know
tlm evils of child labor, sweatshops, unemployment,
war in faet we are well acquainted with the entire
Malefic family of Capitalism, hut we know that
Prohibition is not going to work the marvelous bene-
fits its champions claim for it, because whilst it mny
In*- rcg/uuled un topping off a branch of the Tree nf
Mvil. thc root is left untouched.
The edict of the electoiiitc will soon he announced, mid whether Alberta goes "dry" or "wet" wc
would ask the partizana of hoth sides lo note, as
lime rolls ou, whether the forecasts they have so
vehemently nsscrtcd have reached fruit iun. or
whether Ihey have died in thc horning.
The r. O. D. E. take this opportunity
of extending thanks to Mrs. Gregson,
of Dorr, lor the refund of the $5.00
prize to the Patriotic Committee, and
also to. Mr. Caliguiri for presentation
of $5.00 to the 'Raffle Committee.
The I.. O. D. E., iMt. Fernie Chapter,
are extremely grateful to Miss Sutherland' for lier timely donation of $50.00
whereby-, the organization is enabled
to forward a cheque to, Major E. C.
Hart of ?150.00, which will maintain
three of the 1.04.0 beds contained in the
base hospital in northern France under the auspices "of the B. C. Medical
Association, and with which Dr. S.
Bonnell /will be connected.
HOME BANK ADOPTS
A PROVIDENT POLICY
Profits this Year were 8 per cent.—
Rigorous Writing-Off Policy
In mor§ Tyays than one the fact of
the great war was reflected in proceedings at the annual meeting of the
Home Bank of Canada, held in Toronto
yesterday afternoon. In the first place
there was a falling off in profits, as
was anticipated, although they, came
nearly up to those of last year, being
eight per cent., compared with 10' per
cent in 1914. The year of the Home
iBank ends June 1, This means that
their year just closed covered ten
/pi.,,   rv.   <„   r,  i   r,     „   w.-.„i,   •,-,, i months of war, which was a larger
i^nW/iS^. S.-i ^ than anyolher bank >•«« b*
very much indebted to the committee' -j        fh-1
of Ladies from (Michel, through whose  Vvtnu monin-.,
efforts the sum of $88 was raised, in
Addition to 192 pairs of socks. This
money has enabled the members here
A rigorous writing-off policy was
adopted to cover war depreciation,
?71,Q00 being written off the value of
to work three days a week instead of the 'hank's real estate and $100,000 off
two, Tuesdays, .Thursday and Satur
day. 'Following are the names of the
ladies of the Michel committee:    Airs.
the value of securities held. The Pre
sident pointed out, in the course of his
address, that this radical measure was
(gljiclcts
REALLY-DELIGHTFUL
'''■^THFDA'INTY'--
MINT-COVERED
CANDY-COATED
CHEWING GUM
Make a Gorner
Cosy
Collect the Cushion
Cover Coupons with
every <$>\jitltt Package
HADE IN CANADA
8* Stephenson. Mrs. W. Whitehouse ' adopted in view of the prospect of an-
Mrs. J. Touhey, Mps. D. Grundy, Mrs.' °"»er year's hostilities.    The general
M. Jenkins (Treasurer), Mrs. M. Lit*'*
er (Secretary).
statement of the company showed an
increase of $100,000 in deposits, which
are largely made up of savings of peo-
, '• pie who never saved before.     This is
It is expected that the inspection of, nn indication   of   prevailing thrift in
the city's electric meters will be con-; thj8 COuntry.     The prudent policy of
eluded  this week.     Although it has  the  compnny  mentioned above,  will
been found that a number of minor practically put the bank, according to
adjustments were necessary, the loss
or gain, so far as the consumer Is con
one of the officials of the institution,
in a position to meet its next year's
cerned, has been  exceedingly  small, | dividends nt the usual rate of seven
and correspondingly consumers' bills percent".    The retiring board was re
liave been practically unaffected.
METHODIST CHURCH, FERNIE
Sunday, July 11th—11 n.rn., "The
Two Gospels"; 7.30 p.m., "Duty"; 2.30
p.m., Sunday School and adult class.
Monday, 8 p.m., Missionary evening in
the League. Tuesday afternoon, rally
of the Junior League at 4 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m., Prayer service. Friday,
8 p.m., choir practice.
KNOX CHURCH, FERNIE
Sunday, July 11.—11 a.m., Communion service; 7.30 p.m., "Seeds by the
Wayside"; 12.15 p.m., Sunday school.
Wednesday, 7.30 p.m., Prayer meeting.
You are cordially invited to these services. W. J. Macquarrle, B.A., minister. .
elected   without   change.
Globe, June 30, 1915.
Toronto
The Shewji Shearers' Union of Australia ls out for a 36 hour week and
a $15.00 a week minimum, inspection
of meat served them during their engagement, and hygienic quarters,to
live in.
Classified Ads.—Gent a Word
Those Flies
are dangerous as well as
troublesome. It is better to
keep them out than to kill
them after they are in.
j    On tht* front paire of thin iiwiic wc reproduce rt
;•• •_',]1"'1 " - •' <«ii'i'ii niiiuiiKv with;minponinm iititiicd hy llie Kxeeiilive of Dititrict 1>»,
•t'.-ii'fiiirs a- i-\iitiiiie in l-Vrni.. I.mImv uilh!|'. si W. «f A., lhe |irinci|»nl theme nt which U
M..f>, aii't wc irimt tlmt when tjM> ruiiM- lutfriiiitinnnliam. and wc trust tlmt after pvruaiim
*'i-\v iii |irnifri'«. ,»f ojicl, iii.Jivi.luiil i-«s,.' j, „„r r,.n,|m „,flv Imve a heller tindemtandinff of
■tM.-ri, ih,.r.. ,., ..ii.|:;;!tt-,l !u Ottawa. t!i.»l n ' |j!(. mihject nnd reach n conviction of how ewteMml
*, .•!■«!>• -..iM'H.-t.,rv ,-..ii,.|ii,;„i, to ;i must un-tm tKt|„|,ni.-ti.-c thereof if they arc to avoid lhe many
nat.- if,-1.*, ut i.ii.> I.. r.-:i.-li-il viih ihi- I.mm |.mv " ,,itf.,iu t|Mi miiHt confront them in thc future
vi,].. ,i,.:,iv
It is claimed In Butte, Mon., that
over one thousand miners who are Socialists have been discharged and
blacklisted by the Copper Trust.
EX-M.P.  DIES SUDDENLY
Duncan Ross, well known throughout the Boundary Country, died suddenly in Victoria last.Wednesday.
Mr. Ross was at one time editor and
proprietor of the Boundary Creek
Times and also was the Liberal member In the Dominion House for four
years representing the constituency of
Yale, Cariboo.
fr
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and
Shoes, Gents' Furnishings
BAKEIJ  AVENUE
BRANCH  AT  HOSMER,  B.C.
RIDERS WANTED as agents for our
high grade' bicycles. Write for low
prices to THOS PLIMLEY'S CYCLE
WORKS, VICTORIA, B.C	
TO 11EXT—Comfortable two-roomed
Shack; close to town. Apply, A. G.
Burns, 8, Dalton Ave.
GENERAL HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE—For Sale. -Apr-ly, J. Car-'mell,
'id Wood Street, Dalton Ave.
LAYING HENS FOR S'ALE.—W. H.
Gates, Fernie, B. C.
FOR SALE—A Washing Machine in
first elass shape. Apply, 14 Howland
Ave.
Shi/ohs Gun
fiTflftft rhllPUC HK#LS THE LUNGS
OlUrO vUUMI5*- "vice. 25 CENTS
nwrs-HOTHE
Bar supplied with the best Wines
Liquors and Cigare
DINING ROOM  IN OONNECTtON
Beware of
Imitations
Sold on the
Merits of
c'c!fc>H Minards
Liniment
We have   ..
Screen Doors
In All Standard Sizes from
$1.5.0 to $2.75
WINDOW SCREENS
25c. to 60c.
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SUttntMt of Ihe mult of the business of the Bank for the
year ending 31st May, 1915.
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We Are Ready to Scratch
oft you' bill any Item of lumber no*,
found Just as we represented.  Ttoer.
Is uo hocus pocus Id
This Lumber Business
When yoa vant spruce we do no'
send you hemlock. When you buj
first-clsus lumber we don't sjiip ion
tot of cvllf. .Those who \py once Iron
Is always Mme Ugaln. Those whu
have not yet mad« our acqualntanec
are taking chances they wouldn't eh
counter If they bought tbelr lumber
here.
KENNEDY & MANGAN
— Dealers Ih —
Lumber. Lath. Shingles, Sash and
Door*. SPECIALTIES—Mouldings,
Turnings, Brackets, and Detail Work
OFFICE AND YARD—MePhereen ave.
Opposite O. N. Depot P.O. lex tl
Phone 21.
Wire Screen Gloth
ALL WIDTHS
J. D. QUAIL
Hardware and Furniture
'Phone 37
FERNIE    -     B. C.
Full supply of following
for an appetizing meal to
choose from,   .
Beef, Pork, Mutton
Poultry, Butter
WdTgpH
Try our Cambridge 8«ui-
ages for tomorrow's break,
fast.
CALL OR PHONE,
Ugii) Cattle Co.
" ->Phone 86 Wood Street
PERNIE, B, C.
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A. Maeneil S. Banwell
IrfACNEIL A BANWELL
Barristers, Solicitors. Notaries. Eta.
Offices;   Ground Floor. Bank ef
Hamilton  Building Fernie. B. C,
F. C. Lawe.
Alex. I. Fisher
LAWS A PISHER
ATTORNHY8
Pernie. A C,
,.*•
mmomm
The
Waldorf Hotel
Mrs. S. Jennings, Prop.
L. A. Mill*, Manager
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN PLAN
ii
CAFE OPEN DAY & NIGHT
Menu a la Cartt
mtmtmmtptomwmpom
Special Rate Boara and Room by the week or month
MEAL TICKETS $6.00
BUWpMR rMB ntiotlt mWI
50c, ft UpwtrtM
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SPECIAL VALUES  IN
ar A^AA^**^. W-*'    ■• BP tf^^ WHi* M^T^'^'W    ' -
9890.00  4-roomed PlwUrtd Hotua, lot 48 x 133. Wilt Fsnili.
J7M.00  krotnoi, pla«t«r*d Ro«s« lot 60 »130, Ferai* An-
tox,  Ttrra«:$100cMh;balanc« atwjt.
$130000  TwoHwwMoalotOOx 1», KePhwwjf. Are. natr
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110900   5 rftomod mn-itrn BouHi,Hcrwla»d kwmmt.   Woek U
ftttmt: part eaali; balance as rent.
HWJ0  Two Mtonm piopwrtlea ea Victoria Avians.   Will
aril at tUs prtas sa saay tanas.
HWHO tot 60 x 130, Woek $, Victoria Avtaaa.
IOLE AOINT FOIt FERNIE
rntmitAe \*SV
THE DISTRICT LED GEE, FERNIE, B. C, JULY 10, 1915.
PAGE THREE
THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
HAS INSTALLED.
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES.
LODGE YOUR
Wtifo, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies
Of other valuables in one of these boxes
a. at
 POR FURTHER INFORMATION APK.T TO
P. B. Fowler, Manager Fernie Branch
Imperial Bank of Canada
HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO
Capital Paid Up..$7,000,000       Reserve Fund ....$7,000,000
PELEG HOWLAND, Esq., President   ELIAS ROGERS, Esq., Vlce-Prea.
BRANCHES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
Arrowhead, Athalmer, Chase, Cranbrook, Fertile, Golden, Invermere,
Natal, Nelson, Revelstoke, Vancouver, Victoria.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
Interest allowed on deposits at current rate from date of deposit.
FERNIE BRANCH A. M. OWEN Manager
few
Are You Going to Europe ?
See the Great Northern Agent. He can arrange your rail
and steamship booking over any line you wish to travel
cheaply and quickly. Passenger train for main line leaves
Fernie'10.30 a.m. Passenger from main line arrives 9.30 a.m.
Train daily except Sundays. We connect with G.N.P.S.S.
boats. Great Northern and Northern Pacific at Portland
and San Francisco for the Fair.
We solicit your EXPRESS
"Scc Amv. riciv 1 irst'
and FREIGHT business to all
points.
Express Delivery in City Free
J, E. COLE, Agent, Fernie   ,
Box 438 Phone 161
The Best Parley
QPON.THIS Continent is
II grown in the Prairie provinces of Canada Aren't you
glad you are living in Western Canada, where you can
enjoy good Barley Malt
Beer, such as we make.
BELLEVUE
The early morning of July lst saw
many of our citizens departing for outside points in the pursuit of pleasure.
Many availed themselves of the opening of the fishing seasM, and Jack
Shone secure the prize siven by Steve
Humble for the largest fish caught
that day with a large bull trout. Jick
deserves every credit for tbe oapmre
as he landed his fish with a broken
rod the result of a tussle 'with a sptck-
lfd beaut early In the day.
A small child belonging to Mr. aud
Jlrs. W. H. Chappell, jr., 'n some unaccountable manner became' possessed of a knife, and whilst playing v ith
it allowed it to slip from her grasp
and pierce her eye. Dv. McKeriz'-j
e.Mi-iuined it and adv'sed. that the
child be taken to a specialist in Cul-
l.ary immediately. Mar father left
with the child on Su'iday foi Cnlgary.
An Interesting wedding took place
last week, the contracting parties being Mr. B, C. McDonald, druggist, and
Nurse Niven, both of Bellevue. We
wish them much happiness.
Fred Padgett, our genial time-keeper, is enjoying the sights of Calgary
for two weeks.
The children of the Methodist
Church celebrated their annual Sunday scliool anniversary on Sunday.
The choir consisting of some forty
children rendered some very appropriate music. The Rev. F. T. Cook
preached.
Owing to the Interest of the workers 'being diverted by things of more
moment the Local Union failed to convene on Sunday last.
President was a brief visitor to our
town.
The iDellevue Mine tipple gave considerable trouble last 'week, breaking
down more than once.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Goodwin, sr.,
have returned from visiting tbelr three
sons who are in training at the Sarcee
Camp.
Mr. Fred Wolstenholme, the owner
of the Rosedale Dairy for many years,
has this last week leased it amongst
some of his employees for a period of
seven years. Mr. Wolstenholme has
business interests in the Porcupine
District that require more of him attention is given as the reason for his
leaving. '
Mesdames Wilson, Wade, Goodwin,
Dicken are this year spending their
annual vacation in Calgary owing to
their husband's having joined the colors.
Jim Burke Is now enjoying the
sights of the military city. ,
Mr. Green,, the general manager of
the W. C. C. Ltd., was a Bellevue visitor last week,
J, R. McDonald visited our burg on
business tbls week-end.
♦
COAL CREEK NOTES
undergoing a proce:s of interior reno-
v:i-'.ion during the past week. The
members of the Ladies' Aid have had
charge of the work.
Mrs. J. Young gave a surprise party
to the Ladies' Aid in connection with
the Methodist Church on the occasion
pf the marriage of -her son, which took
place on Saturday last.
The annual ratepayers meeting will
be held in the 'school house on Saturday morning at 10 o'-clock.
Fred Gillette, whilst following his
usua) occupation of driver in No. 1
East, *iri some manner not clearly
known, .had the misfortune to be
caught between the -car and a pos:,
striking his thigh with such force as
to necessitate his removal to Fernio
Hospital. Fortunately no bones were
broken, and it wis expected he will he
fit for work in the near future.
Joe D. Harte, who, acted In the capacity of timekeeper here about two
years ago, and has since been acting
:is manager at Twin City Mine, is taking on the responsibility to fill the vacancy caused by .Wm.. Maxwell, the
mine superintendent, who is about to
leave camp for Westvllle, Nova Scotia.
Mr. .Maxwell has been connected with
management of mine here since its
Inception some five and a half years
ago,
Charlie Conners met with a rather
nasty accident while at work on repairs to the tipple which resulted in
a smashed finger.
Charlie Prescott, of the Mounted
Rifles, was on a visit to his family a
few days last week.
Dominion Day was celebrated in
Coalhurst 'by a picnic to Harrington's
River Bottom, and was conducted by
the Presbyterian Church. A good
time was enjoyed by all.
Chas. Phillips returned on Saturday
from his well-earne'd vacation In New
Drayton. He was the guest of T. B.
Skelth.
Some of the men who were victims
in the shaft accident, on the 20th of
June .have since returned to work.
Hugh, ©vans, Wm. McDonald, Fred
Garrick and Peter Hutkins, all fire
bosses, and Charlie, Kasim and N. Un-
•chelenko, machine men, are still under the care and treatment of the doctor.
Louis Fraser, who is stationed in
Calgary, was on a few days furlough
in Camp last week.
J. D. Keith, District Deputy and installing team from 105 Coalhurst
Lodge I. O. O. F., were on an official
visit to Xo. 71, Diamond City Lodge,
on Monday, July 5th. After installation refreshments were served and a
good time enjoyed.
Our Vice-iPresident of the Local and
representative of the Town Council,
Hii. iBrown, has been gazetted a J.P.
I take that to be "Just Promoted" -x>
be a "Justice of the Peace." The 'boys
will now have to look "Just Proper"
when they meet him on certain occasions in ■ future. Congratulations,
Teddy.
I hear Mr. and -Mrs. Bernard Nugent
were celebrating the christening of
their lateFt arrival on Sunday last.
The Sanderson Twins celebrated
their first anniversary on Saturday
last, keeping it up in regular style.
A large crowd gathered at the station on Monday week to bid good-bye
to Dr. Wright, "our local dentist," his
brother (Lloyd Wright) and Joe G id-
man, who left for camp preparatory to
going to the front. The miners' band
provided music for the send-off.
Mr. John Williams, with.his wife and
child left on Tuesday for Kipp, where
he has .secured a position in one of
the mines there.
At a special meeting of the members of the Presbyterian Church at Mil-
verton, Out., a unanlmou,-; call was
extended to the Rev. F. W. Mahaffy,
of Taber, to become their pastor. Mr.
Mahaffy has been spending this month
in Ontario, his place here being filled
by Wilfred C. Marsh, of Lethbridge.
The board of managers of Knox
Church, Taber, has invited Mr. Marsh
to continue to supply during July and
August.
Life Unbearable trom Indigestion
Health Restored by "Fruit-a-tHree"
Mutz
Fernie
The mines were idle on Saturday,
It belns pay day. The local "flyer"
carried a number of residents to the
big city.
Since our last issue the stork paid
a visit to Morrissey Cottages, leaving
a fine bouncing boy at thc home ot
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mllburn. Mother and baby (loin's: well.
, The long-looked .for trophy kindly
presented by tbe Hon. W. It, Ross for
the winners ln the schoolboys' lacrof se
lecgue, and which wen won by the
Coal Creek 'boys, arrived on Saturday
Inst. It Is on view at the local Trites
Wood Store.'
The boys at tbe Club celebrated tbe
wedding of two of our former residents, viz., George Young and Mlas L.
Unli, wblch took .place In Fernie on
Saturday prior to tbelr return to
Brazeau. 'We wish tbem a prosperous life.
One of our residents has had the experience of having water thrown on
a kindly action. Wbo said It was
warm? -The timely arrival of the
wheelbarrow averted a tragedy.
Will all local "Moose" take note
tlmt a smoker will be held in the
Lodge 'Hall on Monday evening next,
strictly for members only, to commence promptly nt 7 oiclocli. Be on
time. All members will hear something to their advantage.
Red Croat ■ranch formed at Ceal
Creak
Some thirty ladiea of this camp answered tbe notice calling n meeting
on iMonday afternoon for ibe purpoee
ot Inaugurating a branch ot the Canadian Red Cross Association. Mon-
thm*R Fisher, -Suddaby and Miss Sutherland of Pernie, addressed the gathering and explained tbe work being
done, and It was decided to form a
♦ CORBIN t
P
^j§t^^hJb^oup^o^m,,p,pt,tp,p,-
Mr. J. Quinn, from Michel, was here
visiting Mrs. Quinn and family. Jim
says Michel ts just like home to him.
Paris Barretelli paid Hillcrest a
short visit on July 1st
It. S. Orel was a Corbin visitor this
week, examining the qualities of the
Big Showing, and expressed the opinion that lt was one of the best steaming coals in the Pass.
G. Trehearne and Billy Walker paid
Fernlo a visit on July 1st, taking :n
the sports and returning on Friday.'
Mr. und Mrs. Lancaster, along wjth
Miss Hnuter, -paid Fernie a visit on
the 1st. After taking in the sports,
Mrs. Lancaster and -Mis* Hunter went
west on a visit to the former's parents.
Jack Johnson, foreman of tne gov.
eminent road canif) In the .Flathead,
moved to the four mile mark whero a
small slide hud taken place.
Joe Krkosky and Joe Kubic were
Corbin vUltors tbls week. Joe says
Michel Is all right, but the coal Is
bard.
Mrs. Quinn bas packed ready to
move to iMichel.
Mrs. Spencer arrived back from
.Michel where she bad been spending
a few days with Miss Gregory.
Anybody knowing the whereabouts
of Wm. Dixon, who came to Coal Creek
In tbe year 1H07 from Kngland, would
do bis mother a favor by writing her.
Sirs. J. Dixon. Honey Hay, Nr. Wai.
nail, Kngland.
TABER
iSSSSS
■SB' *■»
YOU  CAN  SAVE   MONEY
HOW?
BY   BUYING
A SUIT, A HAT,
A Pair of Shoes
AT  THI
F. M. TiiompsonjCo.
(Received too Inte for publication
In last Inane.)
The regular meeting of Uocal tH2
was held on Sunday last, when thc foi*
branch up -here. The following of*(lowing officers were electi'd for tlw
fleers won elected; President, Mrn. I rmulti-sr verirr PtvoW-s-nt, Ahe \',\U>
SxlUnl, Vlott-t'r-ttttltiviu, Mrs, M. Can
field: Secretary, Mrs. O. Page; Trea
surer, Mrs. J. worthington.   The see
retary will be pleased to enroll new | uvfttee. Max gehtilt'i, John  t-Vutcr,)
members.    All communication!! to to; Alex, Paterson: Auditor*, Ja*. A;t|lc-J ...
addressed to Mra. Page, Coal Creek,    ton. Sam Stiitiben;  Mine Inan'-wtlnir i,,ro,,*lh- inclwlln* » bwimll nnw* he-
  - -  -  •*-- ■*•-■—■ -■--•* "•->■-*..    Taber
The election for the office of checkweighman was held on Wednesday
afternoon, June 30th, when Jphn
Stainthorpe defeated Sam Stubbert,
who has held the office, for the past
year, by a majority of eight votes.
Tuesday, June 29th, was a red letter
day to the farmers of this district
when a vote was being taken on the
formation of a new irrigation district,
wliich will result in the Irrigation cf
some 16,000 acres of land between
Taber and Chin. The vote was taken
at the Barnwell school house and resulted In a big victory for the proposed
irrigation system.
Tho total, vote cast represented IM,-
870 acres of which only 960 acres was
against ir, and which 'were east by
only two parties, thus showing the almost unanimous desire of the farmers
for irrigation., The poll was taken
between the hours of jU and 12 In the
forenoon, autos being run to take il*e
voters to the poll, and the occasion
was made the opportunity of holding a
big picnic.
After the result had been announced
a free lunch was served by the Barnwell ladies, which was very much appreciated by the large crowd present.
In the -afternoon three trustees were
nominated and duly elected, viz,, J. W.
Anderson, Lawrence Peterson and
Carl C. Cook. The latter was ap<-
pointed chairman of the board and T.
A'. Sundal was appointed secretary-
Treasurer.
Speeches were made by the Hon. A.
J. McLean, Major Malo,, Geo. E. Bwing
and others, and a good'programme of
songs, duets and quartettes was given
by the Barnwell people.
__A_g*a*maJi£_biisaliall-—waa-played ^-between Barnwell and Coal City in which
Coal City came off victorious.
The whole proceedings terminated
with a dance In the evening, everyone
reporting a splendid time. It now
reBts with the -Board of Trustees to
conclude the agreement with the C. P.
It. to construct the new ditch, after
which it is to be handed over to the
farmers to operate in accordance with
the act of parliament recently passed.
As usual Taber celebrated Dominion
Day in right royal style when bund-
reds of people thronged the recreation grounndB and enjoyed the splendid sports provided for the occasion.
This holiday particularly seems to ap.
peal to the farmers of the surrounding country, and tbey come flocking
Itu.) the town from every quarter and
swelled the ranks of the crowd already
gathered to see the parade, which was
the first event of the day. The parade,
though not coming up to the standard
of other years, was creditable, consld-
p,m;r the state of th-* roads following
tin heavy rains of the provli.s oven
Ing. The Mdunted Poltrn headed tne
procession, followo.t '»> tbe Miners'
Hand, which also furalol.ed the music
for the day. The Ur.," Scout* wa*
wuii also in attendant'.-*, and in t'o
Held gave a very i.iterrst ng drill m.d
Illustrated the scout method of mak
Ing camps under the direction of the
scout master, lhe Kev. U.* Hrs'i-H.
On reaching the flHd the Kav. Mr.
Cook presided ovor th* gathering ani
with a few remarks of a patriotic ra-
ture Introduced the speaker of the day,
C, F. P. Conybeare, K.C., of Utb-
bridge, who uave u very Inspiring patriotic addreus, which waa repeatedly
applauded by-the lar«« crowd, who
heard It, Thi? point of bis address
was that we are Canadians, not Am-
erlcan^amttllana, or BnnlMiCanst!-
ilitxnn, or S-^otch/'anndlan*, but Canadian t. afld he traced the history of
tho flflm'nlnn, .ivl <nM  nt •'->*  ;•","   '*
I'M*'
t»ie
lull*
III tli»> afternoon a full programme
and   Rjiort*   was   curried
MELLE. C.GAUOREAU
Kochon P.Q., Jan. 14th, 1915.
"I suffered for many years with
tertible Indigestion and Constipation. 1
became thin and miserable. I had
frequent dizzy spells and became so
run down that I never thought I would
get well again.
A neighbor advised me to try 'Fruit-
a-tives'. I did so and to the surprise
of my doctor, I began to improve and
heodvisedmetogoonwith'Fruit-a-iives\
I continued this medicine and all my
Indigestion and Constipation was
relieved. I consider that I owe my life
to 'Fniit-a-tives' and I want to say to
those who suffer from Indigestion,
Constipation or Headaches, try 'Fruit-
a-tives', Give this lovely fruit medicine
a fair chanceand you will get well tho
same as I did".
COR1NE GAUDREAU.
50c. a box, 6 for $2.50, trial size, 25c.
At all dealers or sent postpaid by
Fruit-a-tives Limited*, Ottawa.
Directory of Fraternal
Societies
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF
FELLOWS
ODD
Meet every Wednesday evening at
S o'clock in K. P. Hall.
Noble Grand—J. PEARSON
Secretary—J. McNICHOLAS.
ESTHER  REBEKAH  LODGE   No.,20
(Meet first and  third  Thursday  in
month, at S p.m., in K. p. Hall.
Noble Grand—A. BIGGS.
R. Secretary—SISTER PRICE
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
in
Meet every Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.
K. P. Hall, Victoria Avenue.
C. C.—J. COMBE,
K. of S.—D. J. BLACK,
M. of F—JAS. MADDISON
LOYAL, TR'JE  BLUE ASSOCIATION
Lady Terrace Lodge, Xo. 224, meets
In the K. P. Hall second and fourth
Friday of each month at 8 p.m.
W. -M.--.MrB. J. BROOKS.
Secretary—Mrs.  J AXE  TIM MINGS
LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE
Meets every Mondav at 7.30 p.m., In
K, P. Hall.
Dictator—J. SWEENEY,
Secretary—G. MOSES.
HO Howland Ave.
ANCIENT ORDER  OF  FORESTERS
Meet  at  Aiello's   Hall   second  and
third Mondays In each month,
Secretary—J. M. WOODS.
Box .65.7,-Fernie.
$10l< Reward, $100.
' Tbe readers ot thia paper vlll bc plcawd tn 1-mtp
that there la at least one dreaded disease that aeloaa
haa been ablo to cure in all Ita Btagea, and thai U
Catarrh, Hall's Catarrh Cure la the only potiUvt
cure now known to the medical fraternity. GaUrrb
being a constitutional disease, requires a conmtu-
tlonal treatment, nail's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, acting directly upon tlie blood and mucous
surfaces of the syatem, thereby destroying *b*
foundation ot tlie disease, and Riving the patient
strength oy building up the constitution and assisting nature In doing Its work. The proprietors have
so much faith In Its curative powers that they offer
Qne Hundred Dollars tor any case that It falls M
cure.   Send*for list of testimonials. '
Address F. J. CHKNEY & CO., Toledo. O.
fold by all nruisKlsts, 75c.
Take Hall's Family Fills for constipation.
I CANADIAN PACIFIC RY.1
I       SUMMER iXWSIIIN HUES
Circular Tour thro'
Reveistoke and
Kootenay
A splendid meat ion trip for teachers—and others. Very low fares
from all stations, Good for three
mouths-   -+22.00 from Cnlgary.
To EASTERN
CANADA
To points in Ontario, Quebec. New
I-trunswick. Nova Scotia and
Prince Kdward Island at low
fares. Liberal lyiiits, stop overs
and diverse routings.
Panama-Pacific &
San Diego Expositions.   Pacific
Coast Excnrsions
Keduced fares from all points.
When going to the Impositions or
the l'aeifie ('oast, it will profit you
to travel'thrpugh your own wonderland—the Canndinii Rockies—
visiting Bnnflf, Lake Louise, Field,
Glaeier, thence via Vancouver.
Sail the Great Lakes—Superior & Huron
On the Four Favorite' Palatial 8t«am«hlpi,   "Alberta,"   "Anlnlbola,"
"Manitoba," and "Keewatln."
THEY   MAKE   FOUR   ROUND TRIPS EACH WEEK
Sailing*—Eaitbound
•Albprta."     "Awilnlbola."   "Manitoba."   "Keewatln"
Lv.Kt, William.. Sun, 2 p.m.    Tue»2 p.m.    Sat. 2 p.m.    Fri. 2 p.m.
hv, Pt, Arthur. .Sun. 3 p.m.    Tue». ll p.m.    Sat. :t p.m.    Fri. 3 p.m.
Arrive Pt. Mc.Vicoll. .Tuea, 8.30 a.m.    Thura. 8.30 a.m,    Mon, 8.30 a.m
Bun. 8.30 a.m.
Try thia Route; It offere an ideal CHANCE and REST to tha traveller
bound for Eaetern Canada and the Eaetern Statta.	
Partlculara from neareat Agent, or from
R. DAWSON, Oiatrlct Paaeenger Agent, CALGARY, Alta.
Miners*
in-! man; Vlce-Prpiitd-ent. Kd. Hruwn; Hot.-!!"-« i»'»v«it mxl wn* now playlne !:i
»a-j Trcaauror, Ali-x, Pateraon: H-»eonl«n((< i <*M«f-Rll«lattoii of th«» Kmplrt* mnl
i*r- He*-rotary. Albers Applcton; Aliuu Com-, imwviitloii ot lu -*»ur!ua**» tMtll.i
»w I iiriit«v#.  Max tkhult*, John  Fowler,!   1" ""' l"   ""
All oomraunlrailon* to bo AU-x, Pateraon: -Auditor*, Ja.*, A;*i lc- ■»'   wme*
i Mra. Pag*. Coal Creek,    ton. Sam Stiititwri;  Mln-p Ins;i'-H-ittiKl'tiroimh, li
•Mm.  Mirk Hranch  returned  from. Coiw»iitlM% Kd, Hrown, John Rm!«; !'m» J*0*' ,l,li«'"1 ,,ml THw.
Michel where ahe han been viiltins re-tf'om»siKm<lMit to ledger. H;im«o« -Han- ■ wo» w"}l a sn,rr' ut !' '" *■
i*  no  nomlna!   Tbe Oraany U»o' nnd Talwr i.«am» i
man—Sam *Htii?»-' •J,,v<* '» R51*"1* (,f f,i'-,,h«l| *nhr-!i remiit-;
xerpe     Kle.tbn *"' !" a ,,,i of ' ,J";*1 ,,:,,,h'   T,"> »»<*fM' j
'Hiwbnl! gamp- !m*mu.i-ii l^lht»rldu«' und ;
I 6CKI6&L099
ers
ml ti-
lntlvpn.
The monthly examination for
era' certtfleatee waa held on (Monday
We would attain Impren* upon would-
tie ritndldntee the nbnoluto uiHtiwlty of
! tending in tbelr application* two day*
i IIF.KOHK the examination to the -seere-;
1 tary of the llaard ot Kiamtnert. John
I Mrt'owrt, Coal Creel*.
j A farewell party wan held nt th«»
iSi,:,.,. ot Mi, *.„< Mr*, inane* in*it-).
1 Freifh Csrftp, prtor ti> 'IsHr d*n«*■?$>«*•
: to thff Old Cuiiuti) In tin- near in'in--
; A very happy time was npenu
A very lar«e number nf frit lid*. nt,.\
; iifuualntaiH'M of Ed. tiii't'luui* ,»s»m<m.
H'led *t OWonR Avenne on Friday even-
* Un< ti* Ui i-atMltuck ami tiadtp-ml to
tifi.t who left «n Rat-uiMnf w»«i'»>*» »>«
-)*,.tu-  tm   s% ttnehaveii,    t iini.t-t-r-aud,
<•    ■     '       v •     r  y     	
vf -fnre-m-m-ilp* ani «">*rr,f.,1! ,.-)• *|,-|» (1 •■
ir* admirably.     After ;<  •*imptua-.i*<
. »f.'.'.'J, !iv 11V.* LV n't". uA *itiin*' iti*ti.f,
'■ i.»**K aiieerhen and nonr,*  were In-
<!ulBi«d In nnMI rtld Rot pn">ht»-l V™ tu"<.
deraon.      Tltere   were
tlonn for chi<ekwel«h
liert and John Hlalniborpe,
t<» In* held later,
Uitor won n decided viewy in T.ih- ' ***** **** '(>'* "! »mu*«'ment nnd ex-
irnn Mondny «-e««k !n th« election for!'''"'"•"■"' <" (}"* :i!'"f,T"'». !">,» ''n'-"1
.1 inemliur uf tlm -wliool boattl to fill " « vlet»»r> m rm* l^il.lifi.lm.- alnf
ll.. -..nwnry t-au*i'>l by lh«* reatuv.il mf ,,v«f ,li,! •,"*"al u"*tt> ">' '' '", * '
C. «!. (Smff t« lethbridge. when ll.e iMH:T event... Utt-',\t,lUm foot r;i»-e».
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ttntett the well-known tturrhattt itnbt ;«•*«*- Tf»r< *':,*v Wil' '',"1"•', "v •
.M.d. tf.mi b*  «  ii.-i|..ritv ft' ?'■  i-,-.*-    '• '»"" T;,,"-r y*""",, Hv?   ,?''*' T1
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*'■',      Modi 4tl«*'M>P<>!ntinent  reitu* in ",,!1 *tore.
ii.-ft.tiu i-trd*-** tttt-r tb** r*r<t)i, f"r ti*
I'm- paper had it. t*Ue elei-t'on ut M*.
Miii'i'i'Kiii '.v.'i.- * .mi*-.**;, (I,    Mufyl: d'.rn*
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wmen r.i««*d out M.iiithrru Atln-rtj» ftn
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heavy boots-—Have universally
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inn ito** ••*** »f th* »*r4*e» irwe-tt and
ri«4t*g m*  lh*  ***iiPf a*** 1  *•,   th'
t*,tm**a mt a gr^at deal of inmae* m*
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FERNIE'S OLDEST ESTABLISHED
SECONDHAND STORE
Best Prices for ail kinds
Household Furniture
•BUS RADLAND,   Proprietor f
VICTORIA AYE. (otntnuiehoei) FERNIE, B.C.   i;
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Thrifty
Dry Goods Dept.
Ladies' Neckwear
Featuring all tlio newest styles.
Amongst the
loaders are some dainty organdie ones trimmed with
lace.    Others come iu the now organdie-voilo. prettily embroidered-
Saturday Special  25c
Ladies' Gloves
In cashmere, silk lisle, chamoisette. These eome
in all shades of tan, grey, beaver; also black and
white.    All sizes.
Saturday Special 25c. pair
Ladies'Summer Vests
Extra, fine elastic knit; nicely trimmed neck and
sleeves.    A dandy wearer.    Regular 50c.
Saturday Special 35c.
Ladies'Silk Lisle Hose
Perfect fitting and a splendid weaver. Extra
strong garter top and double feet' Come in pink,
sky. grey, wine, Mauve, tan. black and white.
Saturday Special 35c. Pair
Pretty Organdies
Tn an extra soft aud sheer weave. A big range
of pretty floral effects to select from. Make up
into very effective dresses waists, etc. Fast washing colors.   Regular 20c. yard.
Saturday Special 15c. Yard
Linen Hand Towels
Made from a specially selected flax-    Exti*a good
quality and a splendid drier.
Saturday Special  15c. each
Ladies' Ready-to-
Wear Depart*
Rats
Women's Trimmed Hats in light and dark colors,
in small and medium shapes.     Regular values up
to $7.50.
Saturday Special  $2.50
Children's Hats
Tn plain sailor shapes and some peanut straws; in
all sizes.
Saturday Special  50c.
Women's Skirts, $3.50
Skirts at less than cost, in plain tailored styles
and some with the long over skirt. Come in serge
and tweed- Colors, navy, black, brown and grey.
All sizes.     Values as high as $12.50
Saturday Special '. $3.50
Blouses
AVhite lingerie Blouses in high and low neck, in
voile and fine muslin embroidery. Values as high
as $2.00.
Saturday Special - 75c.
Boot and Shoe
Department
Ladies' Tan Canvas Pumps and Oxfords at $1 pair
Here is an opportunity of procuring a pair of
cool and comfortable summer shoes at a remarkably low price.   Made in ankle straps, plain pumps
or lace styles.    Regular values, $1.50 and $1.75.
Special for Saturday $1.00 Pair
Ladies' Tan Calf, Button and Blucher, Boots at
$2-95 Pair
AVe are clearing, out some odd lines of tan boots,
broken liues and odd sizes in our best grades of
footwear, at this remarkably low price. Good variety of styles to choose from. Regular values from
$4.50 to $5.50.
Saturday Special $2.95 Pair
Men's Tan Boots at $3.90 Pair
Men s Tan Calf button and lace Boots, good
heavy soles and a variety of styles, in Invictus and
Just "Wright niakes; odd lines we are clearing cut.
Sizes, I'rom 5 to "i\'*> only.   Regular values $50(! to
i.00.
Saturday Special
$3.90 Pair
Men's White Canvas High and Low Shoes
Men's White Canvas High and Low Shoes, very
comfortable ancl cool footwear. Regular $2.00 and
*2.30.
Special for Saturday $1.35 Pair
Grocery Provision
Mixer Biscuits, 2 lbs-   25
Creamery Butter, 2 lbs 65
Gold Seal Milk, 2 tins ;.     *2fr
Canned Peaches, per tin .' 18  -
Libby's Pineapple, 2 lbs., sliced, 2 tins >   .45
Clover Leaf Salmon, 1 lb. flat '..    .25
Big Loaf Flour, 98 lbs. sack $3.50
Kootenay Gooseberry Jam, 5 lb. pail 75
Kootenay Peach Jam, 5 lb. pail 75
Sherriff Jelly Powder, 4 for 25
Rose's Lime Juice, quarts 40
Wagstaff's Grape Juice, quarts 50
Heinz Pork aud Beans, medium, 2 for 35
Tvory Laundry Soap, 5^bars ...,     .25
II. P. Sauce, per bottle ..,     :20\
Lyle's English Syrup, 4 115'. tin 35
Special'Blend Bulk Tea, per lb     .40
McGaw's Early June Peas, per tin 10
Standard Peas, 3 tins ' .25
Royal Crown Washing Powder     .20
Mew Potatoes, 10 lbs- 25
New Cabbage, per lb 04
PROVISION DEPARTMENT
-Fresh Halibut Sliced, per lb * 15
Fresh Halibut, per piece 12
Dairy Butter. 2 lbs 45
Salted Cod Fish, per lb 10
Fresh Killed Chicken, per lb 23
Brisket Bacon (about 2 lbs- in piece) per lb...    .23
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BRANCHES AT FERNIE, MICHEL, NATAL AND COAL CRfeEK
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or "alien" have 'temporarily left their organizations for purpose, hence it is those who are follow,
ing their usual avocations that have a very difficult task to perform. No rational individual will
attempt to deny what we should do, but the trouble is that some of us have failed in our duty. That
being the case let us ask a further question: Inasmuch as a fraction of our membership have vio-
lated their obligation, are we justified in abandoning our organization! It should be remembered
it is very easy to destroy the work of many years. It may bo said that the disestablishment of our
organization is the proper thing at this timd, but if we are honest with ourselves we will admit that
an organization Is as necessary now as at any other time. We have never seen the time when
we felt ourselves immune from the vicious attacks of those who employ us, hence should we forego
the organization we now have, even though it is d'nly a semblance of what it really should he, the
oufcome would more than likely be ehaoa and confusion- If sneh is at all likely, we must avoid
its occurrence.
Notwithstanding the fact that some of our members have contravened the laws, there is tho
possibility of us cementing our forces as strong as over, especially if the thinkers in onr movement
get together aud propagate the idea of solidification.     Despite our mistaken, let us endeavor to
mould the thought of those who have for the time being faltered 5n their duty.    This is necessary
for the present as well as the future.   Wc should remember that the greater the cry for internment
or for any other thing detrimental to those our brothers who are now considered "alien enemies,
the more difficult will our task becomo when the war is over.    It is aa well that we plainly show
the effect of the present internal dissension.   Wo have already hnd oral evident* of it from nome of
thone who are affected.     Some of the internes say point blank: "No more Un.on for me.   and al.
though we know it i* narrow-nlghted \m\wy to fight an organization and foster racial feeling, still we
realize that will he the inevitable result of opposing "alien enemy" workers at this time.    Hence,
if we have some thought of advaiuement wc should consider the effect of today'* action on the
n'O'TfT     Wh.n the war In over wo mav possibly see many changes, bnt let us avoid the fight within
our ranks at this lime, for hy so doing we will so protect ourselves that we may become impreg-
ii«l.le.   VnUm wc lako our stand nt thi* time against disruption it can he said of us later, and right,
ly no too that onr quietness amounted to acquiescence of that which is going on.   Will it not be
a tnl'rndid importunity tur the employer in time to eome to eripple any organization, if we now
elamor for general internment of "alien enemies"!   How easy it will be for the operator, with hii
wtlv agent*, with smooth tongues and cunning ways, to foment raeial feeling, and having the know-
ledge we have nfnoeiotv. are we not bound to admit that the task of keeping the workera together
un.hr «ieh enndlttons would he well nigh impossible.    Again, having in mind the wty onr organ!-
tation te fought bv operators in the non-union field:- at present, ami elm the vast sunn of money
tl at emplover* will *|*n«l to eoiinliw-t tho influence of a powerful organization, la it not reason-
able to a««ume that they will spend jnst as lavishly to keep the organizations divided Sn the future!
We have rambled eonsiderahly in order m <nH.» w»ver th« queatiwn and get to understand what
we emmtler Wat to du under the *ir«nimst«ne«*. llw. «**« «»■ »• briefly nn powible. recapitulate
onr remarks We are workers, rnvmlwra of Internetktiuil organization, passing through a crisis
Mnpr«evdfitt«<d in liMory. Wc trow nn»t» iwwiliy pawing along with »ur minds eye ou a terminus.
Upon arriving tU«" ™ «**P«wtw! »■« '»«' rebnimti from winery and degradation. We travelled nlong
AWt*****! rimii** nom* via the IMreet Action route, others over the ballot box linee, other* on the
CVf^HdMed 1M« H«* h*\m Wntlv owned by the shareholders oi ine lieiioi ijo* jmiii*** unm-
mny ami thi Pure and Wmpltat Organisation Madway Company, the ml on other line*. Mmb itbn
Otriethnt with ttoir innumerable denominations, most of ua nought heaven, only we travelled along
different paths. We asked every worker to travel along one of our roads, practienlly ell of us
mrwifrimw tb* n^ilY t*t liitfrMlionelisn. In this respect no doubt cnn be entertained regarding
the tttnrrtntm of our position." nnrortnnately. it happens at prm-ni mm two or totm **>*>.**>,** mm
pt wer with the eountriea in which we. the Allle*. were born, end owing to this feet nome of onr
nnmtor have neen fit to violate the principles of or organization in connection with those now
designated as "alien enemies-" It would be well to recall that some daya pest the anniversary of
the centenary of Waterloo, where English fought French with the final aid of the Prussian. To-
morrow the fight may be betwern ito f«r*-i»n-»|«*kin« hwthera af sum* other itomffry. f?en«f tht
rvftw? f«e b/iflmf the *!ofsn "Workers of tbe World f*nit#."
In passing it wty be well to weall that the internment of Amltm nud Clemen he* not bene-
fited the Britintor. On Vancouver Wend over 100 won iatmieJ, yet only five Britisher* were
given work in their stead, tto balance tomg made ap «f two other foreign aptnktef nttietmlitiea.
A» -aIvuuL ituteJ, It <in<"t tml minimi** tto «ff#-n«e «f the averaee worker by citing the fact thtt
the ieknowledged lender* of the working eiaes hate taken tm*i extraordinary poettieip during the
war torVMihelem we mutt admit the time is no Iry'me that onr internationalism is tomg submitted
to an acid test end the ment happening* in DMrfet IS tw not welly an swprMnf titer til when
we judge by eonperinen, tnd thew h leartely any other method of prepay judging a eituation.
Those of us who have fortunately maintained the proper attitude during this great trial need
not unduly pride ourselves, but rather pity the ono who has blundered, and work incessantly for
the upbuilding of our organization. If in attempting to further the cause of organized labor we
fail, and find thc trend of thought against us, -it will be well to bear in mind the fact that in all
probability as time rolls on, our position will be acknowledged as correct, and will we not be amply
rewarded with the consciousness of knowing that we stood our ground against great odds in tha
years past, when we find the workers in general taking up tho same position as we now adhere to,
Remember, it ia easy to float with the stream but difficult to stand firm as the water rolls
by. Further, ahould current opinion waver to such an extent that it ultimately destroys the
effectiveness Qf our organization, consider the ease of mind you will enjoy when you realiize you
had the courage of your convictions and defended the principles recognized for years as moral and
proper. Lot evfry thinker, as afore stated, put bis shoulder to the wheel, and thus avoid even
the possibility of the destruction of our organization- Our present status is more or less pitiful
and requires almost superhuman effort to overcome, but it is surely worth the effort, especially
when we compare the organized fields with the unorganized in the United States and Canada.
*
Let us, therefore, determine we will not march hack to chattel slavery, but lot our alogan bo
"Excelsior." True our trials are trying, but once having endured them, we shall emerge from
this crisis the better for having been placed in the balance and not found wanting.
W. L. PHILLIPS, President,
WM. GRAHAM, Vice-Preaident,
. A. J. CARTER, Secretary-Troas.
DAVE REES, Inter. Bd. Member.
*-.^ry 10c
Packet of
WILSON'S
FLY PADS
Will Kill M0RF FLirS THAN
. S 8"° WORTH   Of  ANY
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A meeting ot Slovaks and Bohemian* interested in the welfare of the
Midlers was held on Ttarsday, July
lst. Councillor Pondellck, tn explaining the object for Which the meeting
hsd been calttd, statad that a* ibis
mat, their adopted txwntrj, warn sll
ttoir bent Interests won centered and
where many of then had made perms-
n«ai nome., it wae tup to ihetu to Make
mme sacrifice aad do tbeir thtrt toward! providing ntc**»m«» for th*
•otdiers «t the front. Xlantj-nlne dollar* wan contributed, and l« to tie need
for ihe -benefit of tbe Canadian sol-
diem.
Bilir aad Iim Fraetr received word
t***    \**i.*9,r**9*.    **,*mlm*9   »Vn*    ♦■■HM*
(brother Dan had been drowned while
«u«ttt|»uag W tot-i Ue tUtiU* Hum. t\*x*
tr at Camantai. Tke river Mng
at flood, tbe brtdgn got wnshed away
during the dar, •■-** wbtle trying te
eroat he was carried away with tbt
•trouii current.    He wu an olJ-Umer
W*    V.*W.»M<Hl,    »*».»*     *-9.'ti*.*    tM.t*    t,
ymtn agoi, but left to Uke ap reaching la c*«mianpy, II* leevee a wife
and two children.
Ktery oae hss Problbttlon on the
brain around here at present, tt ap-
peere to see oa* good argeoeat that
cowid be onot against Umm* detlrtog
♦ -■Ary" AJbena »« l¥»e overtime teeing
pot ia by the power* above la doing
rhefr ivMiQii to Tsccp ft wet. Mom!,-
0»»*t tety Fate.
Aa anti-akobol ethlbttlon haa beta
opmet here and tbey aie »taH»1«g the
dre*4ful r*wll» wbkb the top thet
rbeers it trappoted te have on the peer
itmtD frame. It It only III the hilt
et th* tlttmat* lb*f rtalm It dee*, the*
in tbe best interttti ef binwnmy n it
mm th* eefllag ef A iher Ohmi4 nnb te
prohibit, but the making ol It. To
*w*« mm* whleb ee-MM to wnft th*
oecsttee: MH*rrs fr»*d«» to htm that
wad read; beret freede* to M» that
wad write; there's none ever feared
tbat the truth should be heard but
they whom the truth wed indict"
Oicar Brindley and Prank Paterson
and tbeir families, left on Tuesday for
Michel. Having secured a job there
tbey will reside tn that burg In tht future.
Work Is still much the same her*.
Rumor has It that tb* mines ar* going
to work steadier, but It has to materialise as yet,
•Miss Alice Allan was presented with
nn addreee and a num and card case
at • toclal la the tnttltuttonsl Church
last Monday evening on the occasion
of her departure to take np nursing In
the Call Ifoeplui at Uthbridge.
Dr. Connolly was presented with an
oak writing d*ik as a mark ot eeteem
aad appreciation by a few ot his
friends ere bis departure front Cote-
nan.
Over on* li.imlreil sail, fifty fishing
licenses have been Iwaed.   The finny
ntimthe.
A fow of th* boya reeling good after
a smoker <bat took place teat week
iS*t'.4*ii m having tmm tmm,' Votot-
tnately their •taberaae* ran away
with tbem. taking then a tittle tee
ter      Vrtmr nr* now rm  lb*
tunc* stool.
K. P,
Oa Taetday evening th* tasUlla;Um
ef officer* of femle Ledge He* tl.
Knight* of Pfthfs*. waa performed
with tb* feUftwlag officers la tht to*
•peetfve stations:
CC,  JiiUxxC*i'*uikha*l.
v. c.-j. totwmo.
P.—W. pieanlagton.
M. at 4.-4. im,
» of r. aad A.—], Uaddlsoa.
K. ft. end 8.**A, IWaek.
A, <* Wt—A, TaUWdH
I. -fit.*—J. tlninitaga
O. fl,"*--!* Cwiumtiea.
"•Somewhere In ll.C."
Thero wss a workingman in a bar-
room, in fact tbere wer* several, but
this particular workingman wai doing
something tbat it common amongst
his clan, he waa telling about bow
much work he eould do and, perhaps,
actuated by a desire to prevent hint
straining himself, the man wbo hands
out lobs In the camp where this P. W.
lives haa given him an enforced holiday since last February. The Ihdlvt.
dual who had handed him the make-
the-blf-lalk-llq-iKI. twitted him about
tbe loag period he had f orlwd without
getting aay further ahead. Thia re*
awrked m«d our "pertkuUr worfc-
! man," who said: "You're right, I bav*
dng coal for fourteen years aad will
he willing to do so for another foer-
teen rather than sell one commodity
thst torn* people barter to as to g*t
a *oft job for oneself." This i*
tttiirk aroused the wrath ef Ute "dim-
(penser of brain-Tog llqaid. and he re.
I «•<•♦**.     *t*   «•«•>«   jvu _ n>tm*m  tmm
■j*wwa»« <ytr \»nT^*.^flT i^^^.,,,,,*^,,^
who ha* the bump of ceatlm well to-
veloped. even though he may hsve
b*#n boAnmot. totropt to tli cewto-
iona aai asked «h*m. T»d I mention
snr nameO* "Sor wm the reply
in thwrnn. Th* ntm. rPnmin nT title
ercry took plate on tbo fon>wtiii Sl»i».
day when ear Parttewtar Workingman
P-niaentod Mmtetf for WHk. Ile vsi
teM by the official that he would tot
hive an opportunity of "shooting ort
the wild,-bieawe of hU "ahooUng off
his face" le the brete-fog f porta*.
A eenaritte* Interviewed th* aaanagw-
went, bat were told ttet the psrucu-
tor werktagnMe awrt slate tte naae
uf tlu. yidi'iwu Un mm x*itu.-.Un ta lix
Ms speech. * Te.de ttt* ' "
that otr Pavtienlar W<
pirohiMy ttot moot
be retnfed that the law «e*e wot eem*
Pit e mn to laertatlnato Migmlt ho
ar ~™    ^^    i^pt ^>m    ■**-■»    em*9**m m^wmwmatata***    w*m*^^^*i*m**n    nwm&
renulaed "ma* em th* entiiei Aa>
>^&^^^tt   ag^A^A   fli-^tt^   ^A^   ^^^.^^9   *^^*Al^A
amwmr Tie-n* www nivr mttam wr % tm
en Hata" clears out Rats,
Mte*. ttt. Ami iln ia the Ammo, tie.
and tie. at Drug aai Cowrtry tt*v«*.
ICnatleara ttnm Pace Vhree)
Dpcewed, whq„,waa a daughter of 8.
J, layton, J,P„ was only 2d years of
age, and leaves a husband and four
small children ta mourn her toss. The
funeral took place on Sunday afternoon from the L. D. 8, Church, and.
a large number ef relatives and friend*
paid their last tribute of reepect.
James Wilson, who hat been la tho
North country for the last two years»
has returned to town and secured a
position as porter In the Palace Hotel.
Bernard Nugent and Harry Brooks
have leaaed a mine noaj Coal City and
are now operating i«me.
Welter Marsh and Ut. Fletcher have
been spending tbe last week at their
home here on furlough.
Th* Rev. Mr. Phillips, the new Methodist minister, preached his first ser>
mon in Taker on Sunday last. He
take* tbe place et the Rev. P. IL Booth-
royd. who bas removed to the Sew
Brunswick district.
The Boy Scouts have gone Into camp
near the river bottom. They marched
off on Monday morning and intend to
stay for two weeks.
J. T, Willard has been appointed returning officer fer th* Taber electoral
distriot for tb* vote to be taken oa
th* Ufluor Aet et Inly ttet. C K,
TalBler haa been appointed Herk. Both
sides ere getting ready for tte fiwr
and we can npect nom* lively dfeews-
sloes on tb* subject la ihe n*rt two
weeks. The temperance fore** have
opeatd up a eommilt** room in Campbell aad Andersen's dd store on
Wotigli. Street
ts It tb* proposal to vote Albert*
»,*»..-«•   :'.   t* .*>...,     i*.     -    *  ■ • . ,
lha* mndo tlw w»nitw"w»*n"i»S* to bin
M«r*i* tbt* yeait
^Tb* Worm CeM Cre*h
Bud win give a farewell oonoert on
fonday. JuTy_ nth. on lhe band aUnd
«*»><■.■#. -.fk ■*, am-tmmf^.nSm..,** mtuktrnp.,,
tot UM OM Country, to coaemeacoat
tMpm. We «N tally lavttt th* p«b-
lle of f¥r*le, and we hope tlmr will
appreciate oer effort by their ttlet*
A full hand win h* In att*e>
danct and a good mgrnmmt ef
alt l« aeewrtd. Mr. W" MDl* wm «sk*
m pr«s«ti<4U<itt.-If. nnttrb, wl
at nuirUug, luxuu han* hm. tnmi-M.
u otnaUtaltag a nmno fer his die
ted to onr Particular Workingman is
•■w ■■■ mm mmma^mm ^mtmmj. pp» a^r*
omssw of ray* nran. ushm wnt tie
w*rkt»g •gvalhle*. h«t eettane otttM*
Moral:  ttbttn'n . *mm "montr-Ap
tm*m up ft UU story) Oott fhfew
etooM sroeed whet ywrre mtr ehme-
n!SJm Sn%.m W ** **
M^:
^^da**^**gj^g*^^ak ^^^^^^^»^^^^^ HNMlhtt At Atmm^o p o'
IlWfGii0W5tieg.»ci
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