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OFFICIAL ORGAN "E" CO. 107th   EAST   KOOTENAY    REGIMENT
Major C. AE. Shaw,  O.C.
NUMBER  ONE.
IN CAMP, MORRISSEY, B.C., AUGUST 12,  li)l(i.
PRICE   FIVE   CENTS
CAMP NOTES
Pte. Wm. Ccrson, of Fernie, was a
visitor to camp this week.
Pte. A. Nicholas and family moved to camp this week.
Masters  Joe  and  Edward   Lane  are
visiting  Pte.   and   Mrs.   Simpson.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Northcott and
family, of North Yakima, the apple
centre, passed through Morrissey
and Fernie this week in their motor
car on their way to Edmonton.
Pte. Joe Green, C.A.S.C., paid a
visit to Fernie this week.
The latest recruit is new potatoes, or the latest recruit are new
spuds.
Mr. S. A. Fletcher, New Westminster, Government Auditor, was in
Fernie last week.
Mr. G. J. Spreull, barrister, has
moved to Cranbrook, where he will
practice in partnership with Mi'. 1).
Gurd. Good luck to Gurd-and Spreull.
Lance.-Corpl. Hardman has returned from his furlough. His son, of
H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth, accompanied
him to camp.
A. Smith, of the Fernie branch of
the Bank of Commerce, left Fernie
to join the 231st Overseas Batt. at
Vancouver on the 10th. His many
friends gave him a great send-off and
a banquet the night before. Good
luck,  Smith.
Sergt. M. Halvorsen and Sergt. H.
A. Emersund, 223rd Canadian Scandinavians C. E. F., spent last week in
Fernie recruiting and are now in
Nelson.
Pte. S. G. Corson, D Co. HXith
Batt, "Western Universities," C.E.F.,
who has been visiting his father Dr.
D. Corson, returns tomorrow to
Camp Hughes, where there are 30,-
000 troops encamped.
Pte. J. A. Hewat is now stationed
at Vernon with "Mackay's Mountaineers."
Pte. P. J. Joinson, machine gun
section 143rd Batt., "Bantams," a
brother of our Pte. J. Joinson, concluded a short visit to Fernie on
Wednesday and left for Sydney
camp. The brothers are both good
soccer players. The Bantams are 1000
strong and have a fine record.
Corpl. H. C. Harrison has returned
from a ten days' furlough.
FERNIE GARAGE
Agent
FORD CARS
Repairs a Specialty
F. Bean, Prop*
Phone  158. FERNIE, B.C.
Pte. J. Joinson is away on furlough
for twenty-one days.
Two Kood footer matches were witnessed here by a large crowd, the
garrison winning both matches by a
small margin. The visitors put up a
great game but had bad luck, one
corporal met with a sprained ankle.
Former Srgt. Jack Sweeney, 107th,
now in the 196th Batt., Camp
Hughes, who was injured in the recent cyclone there, spent last Sunday greeting old friends at Morrissey
■ camp.
Mrs. Borden and party spent Sun-
i day in camp with their friends.
Alderman and Mrs. Robichaud
I drove in from Fernie this week.
The new quarters for the P. of W.
1 are under way.
Full   Moon,   August   13th.
Last Quarter, August 20th.
New Moon, August 28th.
Among our visitors this week week
i were Tom and an Apprentice from
; Fernie.
Congratulations to our O.C. on attaining his  majority.
Albert Schmidt, who recently met
with a severe accident, is progressing
favorably at the Fernie hospital.
(     The officers' mess hos a new motto.
Time: 1 p.m.    Bang!    An escape?
j No.     Just   a   sentry   catastrophe,   a
, mouser.
ullxlli
107<h  Regt., E.K.R.
Provisional Lieutenants, supernum-
ary, from June 15th: Richard Saville
Francis, gentleman.
Ronald Dunbar Abbott, gentleman.
Quarter-master, supernumary, hon.
rank of captain from May 1st: Amos
Bliss  Trites,   Esquire.
!n Orders
Taken   on   the   strength:
211 Pte. Hollinshead, E., Aug. 2.
212 Pte. Baynes, T., Aug. 4.
213 Pte. Martin, E., Aug.  10.
214 Pte. Dumbrill, E.
215 Pte. Lyas, J.
21 (i Pte.   Coffey,   N.
183 Pte. Foote, J. E., discharged
to join 225th Overseas, Aug. 4.
080 Pte. Biown, J., 19th Co. C.A.
S.C., Aug. 8.
Post office hours for stamps
registration: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.;
to 5:30 p.m.
and
4:30
TERRIBLE ACCIDENT
A terrible explosion took place at
the coal mines, Michel, on Tuesday
night (luring the great sorm. It is
supposed that the lightning struck
the rails and thus proceeded into the
mine, causing the death of thirteen
men. Pte. E. Phillips left on the
train Wednesday morning for Michel,
where his brother was one of the
victims.
SAD TIDINGS
We regret to report that Private
Wm. 'McArthur, 77292, a brother of
Mrs. McCormick, of this camp, died
of wounds at No. 13 general hospital,
Boulogne, July 30th, from gun-shot
wounds in the head. Our sympathy
goes to Mrs. McCormick in her affliction.
ARY
UPPLIE
Officers' Uniforms made to order.
Sam  Brown  Kelts
Leggings
Puttees
Canes
Badges  of  Rank
Gloves
Handkerchief's
Socks and Underwear.
The TRITES-WOOD CO.,
Fernie,   Michel,   Coal   Creek,   Natal
P. BURNS "■ CO.
Try Our
SHAMROCK BRANDS
of HAMS and BACON
FERNIE,  B.C.
N. E. SUDDABY
Drugs,   Books,  Kodaks,   Films,
Fishing Tackle, Edison Phonographs
THE REXALL STORK
Fernie, B.C.
Dr. H. S. SIMMONS
Dentist
Bank of Hamilton Block
FERNIE, B.C.
McLEAN'S
DRUG and BOOK STORE
Fernie, B.C.
Telephone 142.
P. O. Box 1174
F. C. LAWE. A. I. FISHER
LAWE & FISHER
Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.
Offices: Imperial Bank Chambers
FERNIE, B.C.
I TWO
THE    MORRISSEY    MENTION
The Morrissey Mention
Head Office:
Camp Morrissey, B.C.
Official Organ, "E" Co., 107th E.K.R.
Major C. AE. Shaw, O.C.
Editor and  Publisher,
Private Randolph Stuart
Subscription   ONE  Dollar  Per  Year
Saturday, August 12, 1918
Our Birthday
This is our birthday, ((thanks for
your kind congratulations) and it
shall be a day of great resolves. Our
life shall be devoted to the uniform
interests of Morrissey camp, Fernie,
and the district in which we maneuver
and have our being.
The MENTION will appear at
stated times (this is a time) and,
while TRUTH will grace our columns on all occasions, fiction and
hilarity may cometimes creep in, but
the Last Post will alway behold us
smiling at peace with the world (excepting a certain central community
not to be mentioned in this column).
hands with the handles of a wheelbarrow, or a Ford, transport the
rubbish to the backwoods, fire the
bunch, and when you return you can
take  the pot,  it's yours.
Result—a more enjoyable environment and content to the man who
mentions.
Our weekly pictorial supplement
will be printed, every six months, in
RED INK, the exigencies of war precluding the use of the ruddy hue any
oftener.
We shall endeavor to maintain a
positively anti-political purity of purpose, if possible; but while we ourselves keep out of politics we shall
proceed to keep some others out, too.
Having the O.C.'s O.K. (or BLANKET of protection) to publish this
particular periodical, in case of any
SLIP or injury resultant on innocently publishing the truth in this
SHEET, and in case of any DAMAGE
done to upset the sanctity of the present scribe, he will use the first syllable several times and promises to
cause the attacking miscreant a severe COUNTERPANE, for which he
will  need   P   COMFORTER.
As a birtiiday gift, please present
us  with  your  Support.
Tidiness
Grumbling
GRUMBLING   	
Stop grumbling, it might well be
worse. Here there are no wet trenches to sleep in, no shells nearer than
Michel, no Zeppelins to drop on you
and only one March in the year,
more's the pity.
Grumbling      implies     that     YOU
think something is wrong that could
be easily improved, which is a beautiful  thought—but  do,  for  goodness
sake, get busy and set it right, if you
j have the ability and agility, but quit
I your  kicking  if  you   do  not  possess
I either the achievementality or the ac-
i celeration  that  is  necessary  to  the
] righting of the wrong.
Instead of grousing, nurse your
l superfluous energy, take it and yourself +o the Campus-, and when you
get back to the Canteen tired and
very dry, you will reach your goal
the sooner by omitting to kick at this
and that, and the world (it's not
such a bad old world after all) will
be wiser and better for your Contentment  and  Patience.
Grumbling never did accomplish
anything but a false sense of injury
and discontent, which is the breeding
ground for unhappiness and ill health.
Go slow with your kicking. The Hospital does not want you and no one
else will if you insist on being a
permanent  Grumble  personified.
Tidiness is the direct opposite to tin
cans, broken bottles, particles of old
shirts, unlaundried, socks defiled,
more or less fly paper, crumpled envelopes and evacuated packages of
Player's marine coffin nails, etc., etc.,
ad. lib., scattered broadcast over the
green, green grass that grows all
around, all areund.
UNtidiness is the baptismal name
of the above direct opposite. It is derived from UN-the reverse-perverse,
near poetical-doggerel-doggone; TI
or TIE-railway ties-hit the ties-
tramps-sleepers-lazy good for nothings-bums; DI or DIE-to cash in-
dead-too dead-putrid-rotten - rotter;
NESS implies the what-you-may-call-
it of the thing-me-bobs-Shearness-
Cape-Sea-Ship.
So here we have Doggone-bum-
rotter-ship complete, or in a simple
form, nottidiness, which is the root
of all evil-smelling, horrid-appearing
communities.
Begin RIGHT NOW to tidy up,
keep tidying up, and when you think
you have done, put what you would
discard where it will be less apparent
than the front street or the parade
ground, in a stack or pile, fill    your
Correspondence
S'ik'ii your name in full. Address all
'■<ii>"><'.i:::.-.. lions to the Editor, Morrissey  Mention.
We are not responsible for the views
expressed   by   our   correspondents.
Mister Editer—Dear Sur;
I seen your kick agin "Grumbling"
aint you kicking too? on your tabul
this mornin when I tidies up and i
agrees with you more nor less huw-
somever it aint worth mentioning but
aint it peculiar (and rotten) as how
them stores here is so depleted i
copped this word outer your Richard-
sonary that a ornary printer's devil
cant git a spare pare of pants and me
with my unmentionables all window
afore and aft an no glass and that
splashed with ink and them mosscrit-
ters 1  smeared the wall with
ink and cotched 85 milliom  but the
other 3 stung me 17% times on	
the back of my neck, consarn it
I gits a new kit issue or i quits if i
aint fired. Yours
the  office  boy and  devil
Oft   in   the   Stilly   Night
Camp, Wecmesday, 2 a.m.—
No. 1 and all's wet.
No. 2 and all's wet.
No. 3 and all's wet.
No. 4 and all's wet.
ALL'S WET.
WELCOME VISITORS
Morrissey camp was recently honored by a visit from Capt. James
Rigg, of the 181st Regt., Brandon,
Capt. J. Lambkin, Internment operations Department, Ottawa, a brother
of our Quarter-master Sergt. Lambkin, and Major D. W. Coleman, of
Brandon, who arrived in Morrissey
with 98 prisoners of war from the
Brandon internment camp.
Cris lost to Cecil by a few inches.
Try again.    Some race.
THE
FERNIE-FORT STEELE
BREWING CO., LTD.
High-Grade Bottled and
Draught Beer
Aerated Waters
FERNIE, B.C.
G. G. Moffatt
Fire Insurance Agent
y\
FERNIE, B.C.
THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
Kir  Ed.   Walker,  C.V.O.,  L.L.D.,   D.C.L.,
President
Alexander   Laird,   General   Manager.
John Aird, Asst. General Manager.
Capital $15,000,000
Reserve Fund $13,500,000
SAVINGS BANKS ACCOUNTS
Fernie  Branch
P. B. FOWLER      -      -      Manager
Established 1899. Fernie, B.C.
W. A, INGRAM
Wholesale and Retail
TOBACCONIST
Billiard   Room   and   Lunch   Counter
OUR COFFEE IS GOOD
S. T, Saunders
SHOESHINE
Ingram Pool Room
Fernie, B.C.
THE PALM
FRUITS AND CONFECTIONERY
Fernie, B.C.
J, F. SPALDING
PHOTOGRAPHER
Fernie, B.C.
'i THE    MORRISSEY   MENTION
THREE
CROW'S NEST
TRADING CO.,
The Store of
Good Values
FERNIE
B. C.
FERNIE OPTICAL
IS
Sight Specialist
(Successor   to  AVm.   Dukelow)
Watch   and   Jewellery   Repairs   Will
Receive Prompt Attention
FERNIE,  B.C.
J.  CHES.  ORNER,  Ophthalmalogist
ROYAL CANDY CO.
WE   MANUFACTURE   CANDY
Call in FERNIE B.C.
When in Fernie, Visit
The Northern Hotel
CAFE
Wm. Eschwig, Prop.       Fernie, B.C.
Use
BAPCO
Paint
J- D. QUAIL
General    Hardware    Merchant
FERNIE, B.C.
DI-MENTIONS
Sergt. Crow is a new Walton, and
makes catches to crow about.
He Knew Him
(After  Dark)
Sentry—"Who   goes   there?"
"Friend   in   khaki;   returned   from
fishing."
"Catch  anything?"
"Nothing."
"Pass  on   Corpl.   Oughton."
HARDMAN'S
for
ICE CREAM SOFT DRINKS
Telephone Office Elko, B.C.
T. N. HIBBEN & CO.
Stationers
VICTORIA, B.C.
The following resolution was read
by Mayor McBeath, of Vancouver,
seconded by Mayor Haines, of North
Vancouver, on the occasion of the
second Imperial Consecration service
at a mass meeting held in Vancouver
August 4th:
"That on this, the second anniversary of the declaration of a righteous
war, this meeting of the citizens of
Greater Vancouver records its inflexible determination to continue to a
victorious end the struggle in maintenance of those ideals of liberty
and justice which are the common
and sacred cause of the Allies. God
Save   The 'King."
LATEST   WAR   WORDS
General Brusiloff has broken up all
Ausrto-German plans for their summer   campaign.
Persia will henceforth be controlled
by England and Russia.
Honorary colonels are not popular
in the Old Country.
It is rumored that Roumania is
about to join the Allies. Better late
than never. Never will mean Rue-
mania.
The fortress and city of Gorizia
has been captured by the Italians,
15,000 prisoners being captured.
Amongst our this week were Tom
and an Apprentice from Fernie.
Fte. J. Joinson is away on furlough
It pays to advertise in the Morrissey Mention; YOU pay to advertise
in the MORRISSEY MENTION; it
pays US to advertise YOU in the
MORRISSEY MENTION.
Let us mention your business,
then others will mention it too.
The fact is most people are all
right and a good many are better
than   that.    Which  are  you?
FERNIE IRON WORKS
J. BEAN
Proprietor
Wm. Barton
Agent
Singer    Sewing    Machines—Musical
Instruments—Pianos
FERNIE, B.C.
Watch   Repairing
Fine mechanical work at the
Morrissey Camp
War   Souvenirs  Carved
No.  197
Big Building
Morrissey  Camp
Regimental Canteen
Sergt. Turner, Manager.
MORRISSEY  CAMP
A. C. LIPHARDT
JEWELLER
Watch Repairing
Special  Order Work
FERNIE, B.C.
THE HOME BANK
OF CANADA
.Tam^s Mason, Genera]  Manager.
Head  Offce
Toronto
Branches and Connections
Throughout Canada
Fernie, B.C.
THE IMPERIAL BANK
OF CANADA
GENERAL    BANKING    BUSINESS
A.   M.   Owen,   Munnjser   Fernie   Hranch
FERNIE, B.C.
FERNIE  HOSPITAL
Cor. Pellatt and McEvoy
Telephone 13. Fernie, B.C.
HOTEL   FERNIE
First Class Accomodation
S. F. WALLACE     -     -     -     Prop.
Wallace Cigar Store
Choice Tobaccos
Billiards Barbershop
FERNIE, B.C.
ORPHEUM   THEATRE
Isis Theatre
Triangle, Bluebird and  Red Feather
Features
FERNIE, B.C.      .
G. FALVO
SHOE HOSPITAL
P. O. Box 141
FERNIE, B.C.
R. G. McEWAN
Ice Cream
(Confectionery)
FERNIE, B.C. FOUR
THE   MORRISSEY   MENTION
WALDORF HOTEL
All Soldiers Welcome
First Class Cafe
Mrs. Jennings
Proprietress
Fernie, B.C.
W. F. Muirhead & Co.
EXCLUSIVE   SHOE   STORE
Established  10  Years
FERNIE, B.C.
CENTRAL HOTEL
L. A. Mills      -      -      -      Proprietor
Fernie, B.C.
MRS. E. TODD
The Exclusive Ladies' Store
Fernie, B.C.
William's Drug Store
Cor.   Fort   and   Government
Mail  Orders  Promptly  Filled
VICTORIA,  B.C.
Services Every Sunday
Christ Church
Matins 11 a.m.      Evensong 7:30 p.m.
Rev. A. B. Lane        -       -        Rector
FERNIE, B.C.
Methodist Church Services
11 a.m. Sunday 7:30 p.m.
Thursday Evening, prayers
D. M. Perley, B.A.      -      -      Pastor
FERNIE, B.C.
Knox Church
Rev. I). T. McClintock
Sunday: 11 a.m. 7:30 p.m.
FERNIE, B.C.
LADIES
When  in  Fernie,  go  to
MRS. COLTON
For   HATS
A, T. HAMILTON
Sheet   Metal   Worker   and   Plumber
Phones 10!)
11 evidence 12.1
Fernie, B.C,
HOLLY MASON & CO.
All Kinds of Hardware
SPOKANE, WASH.
It is mentioned in Camp that:
It was a skun—, not a hedge hog,
that our medical man ran into. . .
The members of the C.A.S.C. are
clothed in garments issued by Quartermaster Noah, as he left the Ark.
Wm. Phillips, Sr., made a wonderful catch of fish on Wednesday last,
mostly caught at Morrissey on tre
Elk river. It's a great place for a
"fisher," and not an "uphill" climb,
if you don't fall down "a mos"sy
bank.
Mrs. Sergt. Stevens left on Wednesday for a visit to her home in
Saskatoon.
Pte. J. E-. Foote has been transferred to the 225th Overseas and left
Morrissey camp for Vernon camp
last week. The Mention wishes him
good-luck.
Sergt. Lane has received a monster
pair of dumb-bells and may be seen
between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. doing
Sandow   stunts.
It is wiser not to mention molars to
Major Shaw—he has one too many
now.
Eva Mt., Lizard Range, was submitted to an examination of its summit las Sunday by Sergt. Shaw, to
whom congratulations are in order
on his recent promotion and ascent.
Somewhat of a climb. He capped the
climax.
Fred Perry, of Fernie, made a reluctant return last week from the
land of 2c beer, Calgary to wit.
Miss Annie Williams, of Fernie,
was the guest of Mrs. Carter in camp
last week, and does not believe thehe
are mosquitoes here.
Sergt. Major Minton has returned
from furlough, which he spent on his
ranch at Fernie putting up a goodly
crop of first class hay. He has now
acquired a motor and will soon be
cavorting up and down the hills
around camp.
Pte. James Brown, C. A. S. C, arrived last week from Vancouver, and
that he handles lots of dough in a
day's work and has no time to loaf.
Lieut. A. K.'s new hat is very tony,
probably on account of its new band.
A new company of the 107th E.K.
R. is to be formed to take over Bon-
nington Falls and relieve the present
guard for overseas.
To prohibit or not to prohibit, that
is the question.
The Garrison Footer Team would
like agame with the Crow's Nesters.
Send your challenges to Sergt. Cecil
Minton.
Dr. McCormick, assistant to Dr.
Corsan, Medical Officer, was in camp
this. week.
Pte. J. Critch is the new driver, C.
A.S.C light transport.
Sergt. Minton's new chicken cottage is certainly classy.
It is either the Boy or the Bugle
that Bungles.
One 107th private believes in war
with China.
The Bakers took a loaf to Elko
Sunday, picking flowers by the way
and returned home without any
dough.
Night, School for Soldiers
French, German,, Arithmetic
Fees:   50c   per  month   each   subject
Big Building
MORRISSEY CAMP
Carved  Swagger Sticks
Big Building
MORRISSEY, B.C.
The Morrisquito is extinct. Don't
believe it.
Mrs. A. J. Mott and Mrs. Wilson
were visitors to Fernie this week.
Mrs. AE. Shaw is expected to arrive from Victoria this week.
Born—at Morrissey Camp, August
12th, to "E" Co 107th E.K.R., a son.
The "MENTION." Mother and child
are doing well.
The transport waggon needs a coat
of paint, also an  overcoat.
Fernie schools open Aug. 28th for
the children to relearn what they
have forgotten in the holidays.
The 107th recently made a three-
mile advance, took 98 prisoners, and
returned with them, singing, to camp.
The prisoners are a healthy, athletic
lot of men.
Lieut. Ashley Cooper has joined
the new battalion of Dental Ackers,
of which the Major is O.C.
Mrs. Venus and Dorothy are leaving for England via New York. Lt.
Venus will accompany them part ol
the way.
COMING EVENTS
A race to the junction and back,
six miles; Ptes. Perry and O'Connor.
The first stages of challenge, aspersion and I'11-bet-yer has more or less
passed. The race will take place before Xmas.
Kalispell Round-Up, August 16, 17
and  18.    $3500 in prizes.
County Court, Fernie, B.C., Sept.
14th.
An increase in the number of subscribers  to the "MENTION."
The launching of two men-of-war
here, in the Elk, now under construction by Sergts. Crow and Wildman
the H.M.E.K.R.S. "Blackbird," and by
Messrs. Paynes and Barnes the H.M.
S.M.Y.O.D.B.
Whist drive and dance, Victoria
hall, Fernie, Aug. 21st.
Natal, B.C., Labor Day, Sept. 4th,
1916, Grand Exhibition.
Pay day, Aug. 15th.
WANTED
A good bicycle for a good ad. Apply editor Mention.
Two   hundred   more   paid-up   subscribers.
An adv. from every B.C. firm that
would like to be mentioned.
Bees and Hives. We have miles of
the finest white clover.
A  wig for  a   certain  Lance   Corporal.
Night caps for two tent occupants.
Another   window   in   the   C.A.S.C.
office.
A new root house.    Designs to be
seen  at  Issuer  Perry's Joint.
An ice house.
Camp Barber Shop
Big Building
MORRISSEY, B.C.
Subscribe  to  the
FERNIE FREE PRESS
Your Home Paper.
FERNIE, B.C.
POLLOCK WINE CO.
Fernie, B.C.
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