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VOLUME    20.
CRANBROOK, B. C.  SATURDAY   MORNING AUGUST 1, 1914,
No. 31.
European Nations in Conflict
Strength of Nations
most likely to be
concerned
Below ls shown the armed strength
of those countries which are most
likely to figure in the Austro-Servtan
Imbroglio. TheBe nations are grouped according to their probable alignment:
Austria—Army, war Btrength, 2,-
000,000. Navy, two dreadnoughts,
sii battleships, two armored cruisers
live cruisers, fifty-one torpedo boats
and destroyers, Bix sub-marines.
Germany—Army, war Btrength, 5,-
200,000. Navy, thirteen dreadnoughts
twenty battleships, four battleshi i
cruisers, nine armored cruisers, forty
cruisers, 130 torpedo boats and destroyers, twenty-four submarine*.
Servla—Army, war strength, 240,
000.   Navy, one steam craft.
Russia—Army, war strength, 5,500,-
000. Navy, eight battleships, six
armored cruisers, nine cru'sers, 107
torpedo boats and destroyers, thirty
Bitbmar nes.
Prance—Army, war strength, 4,000,-
000. Navy, two dreadnoughts, eighteen battleships, twenty armored
cruisers, ten cruisers, 220 torpedo
boats and destroyers, seventy-five
submarines.
Tremendous Armies
Servia, one of the little nations ol
the world, has not much ol an army.
Latest figures, prepared this year,
shows that her army ln time ot peace
numbers 32,000 men. Her war
Btrength is 240,000, and in addition
to this (orce Bhe haa an unorganized body of men who, in case ot dire
necessity, could be called on tor service, number 60,000 more. This body
ot men would be but a speck compared with the tremendous armies
which would be called upon to shoulder arms H Russia, France and
Great Britain, composing the triple
entente, took up the cause ot Servia,
Russia leads all the big countries
mentioned both in peace Btrength and
war footing, although her war looting is but 300,000 in excess ot that
ot Germany, She has 1,290,000 men
ln times ol peace and 5,000,000 as
war looting.
France has 720,000 lor a peace
guard, and 4,000,000 aa a war tooting. Great Britain haa a peace looting of 254,000 and a war tooting ot
730,000. The total armies of the
triple entente number 2,264,500 in
times ot peace and the gigantic number ot 10,230,000 in times of war.
The same three countries have a combined force of 8,200,000 unorganized
men ot military age who could be
drawn on in case ol emergency. This
would make the stupendous number
ol men available tor actual service in
the triple entente, exclusive ot those
Or Servia nearly 20,000,000.
The total ot the three countries
composing the triple allianc", Austria, Germany and Italy, are almost
as staggering. The total war looting ot the combination is 8,400,003.
The peace strength, 1,510,000. The
snme countries have an unorganized
lorce ol men of military age which
numbers 5,200,000, or about 14,000,000
men who could in a pinch be called
on lor service..
Three ot the Balkan states which
might possibly become Involved ln
tho Imbroglio are Roumania, Bulgaria and Greece. The combined peace
footing of thltsc countries ls 180,500.
The war tooting la 1,020,000. In war
footing Roumania leads the three
with 500,000. Bulgaria comes next
and Greece last.
In naval strength the triple entente would be nearly twice as strong
in number of ships and men as the
triple alliance. In the triple entente
Great Britain leads with 669 ships ot
all kinds, battleships, cruisers, torpedoes, destroyers, monitors and sub-
nut rines. To man these she has 137,-
000 men.
New York Correspondent: "Germany has declared War on Russia"
This is not confirmed by Press Dispatches up to the time of going to press.
Germany, Russia, France and England are all
prepared for any emergency
Baltic Shipping Stopped
Hamburg, Germany, July 31.—Besides suspending the sailing from
Hamburg of the Imperator, it was
reported today, that the Hamburg-
American line bad also ordered the
Vaterland to stay at New York and
await the development ol the International situation. The other Ham- Drlna. Both Austrian and Servians
burg-Amorlcan liners, howsver, will have sustained h avy losses. Tho Alls-
continue the service. Shipping to trlan divisions, alter fighting fiercely
Baltic ports has hern entirely aus- all day, tailed to force the defile
pended. leading to Plevlie and' Priepolle.
Air Craftin War
For the flrst time in any conflict ol
great proportions the aerial war
craft would be brought into use and
so swift bas bom the progress in the
aerial development tbat the aeroplane, dirigibles and other air craft
would without doubt receive a genuine test.
Airships were used in Tripoli, but
it was never known just what codld
be done on a large scale, with navigators and operators of highly developed skill.
Latest figures show that France
easily leads all other nations in her
air fighting force. She has 750 air
and a.-aplanes with 300 first-class and
250 second-clasB pilots. Next to her
comes Russia with 380 aeroplanes and
seaplanes and many excellent pilots,
according to Hazel's classification.
Great Britain has 130 aeroplanes and
seaplanes with sixty first-class and
170 second-class pilots.
Ot the countries allied in the triple
alliance Germany haa 350 aeroplanes
and seaplanes', Austria haa 150 machines of both kinds, and Italy has
200. The organization and transport
ot Austria and Italy are classed a,i
'lairly good."
FLEETS IN READINESS.
Aeroplane fleets of powers in readiness for conflict:
Austria—Number of craft, 150; pilots, not known, 120; organization
lairly good.
Italy—Number of craft, 200; pilots,
120; organization good,
Germany—Number ol craft, 350;
pilots, 200; organization excellent.
Total craft, 700; pilots 350.
Great Britain—Number of craft 130;
pilots, 170; organiiation limited.
France—Number of craft, 750; pilots, 250; organization excellent.
Russia—Number of craft, 380; pilots  ; partially organized.
Total number of craft, 1,280; total
pilots, 420.
England Prepared
London, July 28.—Precautionary
measures are being taken by the
British naval authorities.
There was great activity at Portsmouth, chiefly in getting the ships of
the second fleet ready to answer a
quick call.
Crews are being filled up. Leave has
been stopped. Strong infantry detachments are guarding all magazines.
There was considerable naval activity on the Humber. The eighth
destroyer flotilla arrived and coaled,
and submarines and cruisers took up
stations at thc mouth of the Humber
on the Yorkshire coast.
The tanks of the admiralty oil fuel
doput at Kllllnghiiline have been
spotted with green, black antl red
pnlnt to render them unobservable
Irom the sea.
The flotilla ol submarines and three
sea planes arrived at Dover naval
harbor.
Thirty-four  Million is  the  tremendous
number of men that can be placed on
a War footing
BULLETINS.
Berlin, July 31.—Official confirmation of tbe reported blowing up by
Russian troops of the railroad bridge
between Oranica, Russian Poland,
and Szezakova and Galicia, on the
railroad from Warsaw to Vien.ia, was
received here this evening.
London, July 31.—An Exchange
Telegraph company's dispatch from
NiBh, Servia, via Salonlki, siys that
up till last night the Austrinn invaders at Semendria had not succeeded
in forcing the pass held by the Servian tro.ipa, possession of which
would give them access to the Mora-
va river valley and thus open up a
direct road to NiBh.
Vienna, July 31.—Austrian frontier
that   something    might   happen    to
avert thc necessity of doing bo.
RESUME "CONVERSATIONS"
London, July Bit—Official announcement of thc resumption of the "conversations" at St. Petersburg and
Vienna came today at a moment
when pessimism had ta^on possession
of all Europe.
The hope that it might lead to
a peaceable solution was grasped
with desperation, but the news was
offset later by the proclamation of
martial law In Germrny, which was
regarded as a preliminary to the
mobilization of the German forces for
war.
Everybody then seemed to settle
down to await tbe news that the
great   European   powers had decided
guards today repelled a strong attack ,
v    a . i _ wi ii i, ..   ' to engage in a struggle for suprema-
by Servians near Klotievatz, on tbe „, _."    .       ,      _.
Bosnian   frontier,    without   Buffering
loss.    The Servians lost one   officer
and 22 men.
War Declaration
Not Confirmed
Winnipeg, July 31.—A private wire
to Chas. K. Lewis & Co., trom their
New York correspondent, states Germany has declared war on Russia.
This is not conllrmetl by Associated
Press dispatches,
London, July 31.—An Exchange
Telegraph company's dispatch trom
Niah, Servla, via Salonlki, says that
up till last night the Austrian Invaders at Semendria hid not succeeded In forcing the paas held by
the Servian tri:o;>a, possession ot
which would give them access to the
ARMIES MOBILIZING
London, July 31.—The momentous
announcement was made by Premier
ABquith in the house of commens today that Russia had proclaimed the
general mobilisation of her unity nnl
fleet, and In consequence martial'law
had been proclaimed in Germany and
a general mobilization ln Germany
would follow.
PROCLAIM STATE OF WAR.
Berlin, July 31.—A decree proclaiming martial law end tbe prohibition
of publication of news ol the movements of German troops and war
material was Issued today.
The proclamation announces military measures on the frontiers, the
armed protection of the railroads and
the restriction of telegraph and postal services except tor military purposes.
MOBILIZE OREAT FORCES.
It had been generallv expected tlvt
an order for the mobilization ot the
German army and navy would be Issued some time last night. The government's postponement ot this drastic action gave rise today to   Inpes
cy. There was nothing to give the
public hope that a gen Tal war might ]
be averted.
The stock exchange in London and
the big provincial cities, as well aa
those on the continent, were closed.
The prevailing public opinion here
is determined tbat England must observe her unwritten obligation to bb-
PRINCE HEADS TROOPS.
Berlin, July 31. — Crown Prince
Frederick William ol Germany todHy
wus appointed to tbe coinmund of tbo
First division ol the Imperial guards
army corpB.
The general feeling throughout
Germany is that only a miracle can
prevent war.
The German government is putting
torth the greatest exertions to prevent the spread of alarming rumors
and false news. It ordered the con
Ascation of four newspapers.
Official quarters found in the Russian ukase calling out the army re
serves a factor which greatly aggra
vated the situation and amounted in
. their opinion to a direct challenge to
Austria-Hungary and Germany.
The financial markets reflected   the
general pessimism.   Trading has been
almost suspended, except    tor    ta
business, and even this iB listless.
Money is almost Impossible to obtain and It is known that at least 12
brokerage and hanging firms are in
difficulties.
CZAR CALLS COUNCILLORS.
St.   Pitersburg,  July 31.—Tbe czar
sist   France in hcr   difficulties   with °' RUBB'a today gave an audience to
Germany, but a small body ot radicals continue to utter objections to
England's involving herself in the
qtiarr?ls ot the continental powers.
Dispatches from Nlsh, in Servia,
and from Vienna told of encounters
between Austrian and Servian troops
on the frontiers, hut authentic details were lacking.
Americans visiting Europe received
a shock today when it was at.nounc-
ed that the sating ol the Imperator
from Hamburg lor New York had
b>en canceled owing to the unsettled
situation. There was a rush to steamship offlceB to endeavor to book pns-
Bages, but few or none were to be
had as all the ships were tilled to
capacity until the middle of September. Business men to whom it was
imperatively necessary to get back to
America offered premiums for berths
but even then could not get the lucky possessors to give them up.
the German ambassador and subsequently presided over a full council
ot ministers, attended by the chief of
the army general stall.
The mail train tor Germany will
not leave St. Petersburg tonight and
the line of boats running to Stockholm, Sweden, has been stopped,
PATROL FRENCH FRONTIER.
PariB, July 31.—Military movements on tbe German side of the
frontier Mite active today and French
troopB sent out outposts.
A German patrol at one point actually crossed the frontier, pro ably
owing to a mistake.
In no case has any considerable
force of French troops advanced closer to the frontier than six miles.
The French foreign   ofllce    officials
were   considerably   more   pessimistic
today because, as they explained, the
gravity of the situation wbb lnsreas-
j ing with the lapse ol each day.    At
August 7th is Strike Date
President Wilson appeals to General Managers
and Union Officials—summoned
to Washington
the same time it must not lie assumed that all hope of a peaceful solu
tion had vanished.
BRITISH Fl.HKT SAILS.
Belting, July 31.— The British fleet
today deserted Wel Hei-W.'i nnd sail
ed at. midday with sealed orders, thus
fill dl ling its long-standing orders
The British considered the place not
worth defending.
Most active preparations are going
on nt Hongkong in view uf eventual!
ties. The Canadian Pacific att-a ne;
Empress uf Asia Ins heen chartered
hy the government aud guns are he
%._ mounted on toard. At the dockyards work is proceed'ng night nne
clay and double guilds have heen
placed on duty. All the troops have
heen confined to barracks and leave
bas been stopped.
The British battleship Triumph today took on her war stores and Is
prepared for action.
TRACKS UNDER GUARD.
Koenlgsburg, Germany, July 31. —
The German military authorities
have posted notices that tlic railroad
stations and tracks here have b.en
placed under military guard. Nobody
Is allowed to approach nearer than
100 yards of the tracks and culverts
and an order says that civilians disobeying the sentries' challenges will
expose themselves to the danger o.
being shot.
DUTCH UP IN ARMS.
The Hague, July 30,-Queen Wilhel-
ni.iin uf Holland this ai ternoon issued an urgent decree, ordering the
general mobilization of tbe Dutch
army.
SWISS ARE READY.
Berne, Switzerland, July 81, — The
federal council today ordered the mobilization of all men between 30 und
ii years of a>e capable of bearing
arms.
STOP ALL TRAINS,
Brussels, July 31.— The German imperial railway administration to-day
informed the management of the Belgian State Railways officially that
all international trains into Germany
had been suspended,
IMPERATOR SAILING POSTPONED
London, July 31.—'Ihe Hamburg
American comiany Bent notices to
the SOO first-class passengers waitin
here for the Imperator, that the com
pany had been compelled to poBtpune
the sailing of, the vessel owing to tbe
clouded political situation.
Establishes Patrols
...Cardiff, Wales, July 30.—Military
patrols were established today by the
government authorities at the docks
along the Bristol Channel and the
electric light company of the Glamorgan territorial engineer corps,
which belongs to the special service
section of the reserves, was ordered
to Pembroke to relieve the regulars
there on Bervlce at the searchlight
station on tbe coast,
Prepares Defences
London, July 30.—Thr HritiBh war
otllro t,:iluy declared there wns no
truth in the report published In the
United Stntes that Hritisb territorial troops had been ordered to mobilize,
Several sections ol the Hritisb special defence force were culled to duty
today on the east and south coasts
to relieve the regulars ln guard n
bridges and railroads sidings ■■ i
ni.'inning the coast defences.' Specie
army reservists were called to the
colors today comprising electricians,
military   engineers and mine  layers.
Chicago, July 31.—A Btrtk.- ot 55,-
000 firemen and engineers on 9s railroads operating west ot Chicago  bus
Because the railroads seem determined to force the employees to abati- [
don the   mileage   busts ol pay with-
APPEAL TO WILSON.
Alter the federal mediators had llo
Canada is warned to
make ready
Ottawa, July 31.—Dispatches' from
Great Britain to thc Canadian Government have been received urging
that steps be ta'<e at once to place
the const defences ol Canada on a
war basis. On tbe Atlantic tbe two
strategic points are Halifax and Quebec.   Halifax is heavily fortified   and
been set for Friday, August 7, it was out being willing to adopt the hour- claml th",r mls"io» 8 ""»"••• Pt"' I a British naval station.     Its lortid-
otltclally announced today. i |y basis   ol    pay; tbe mansgars   at! appealed to the general   cationil „„,, gpundld harbor make it
pay; the msnig,
tempting to force on the employes an
Warren   S.Stone,   grand chief en-   „.„„...,.„  ■„„„„,. ,.„..„„„. ,      ,
gineer   of tbe Brotherhood ol   Loco-| entirely new basis of pay which they I ZLtei
motive   Engineers and W. S. Carter, Br_ pleased to term the
president of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Knjlnemen,
declared the order would be put into
effect unless tho general manugers'
committee of tho railroads accepted
the plan ol settlement proposed by
thc federal board ot mediation.
In a signed statement, Presidents
Stone and Carter asserted that alter
the managers' committee Jind invoked the services ol the federal board
of   mediation   and   0 nclllath n,   thc
"service period."
PLAN REJECTED BY ROADS
The plan of settlement an proposed
manager* and the union odicials
the
Regarding    thla    prop h.I
the   statement of the engines   co
Unties:
"The   cnginemen's   committee con-
that, bavlng ndoptcd the
have dono all thit lould bo expected
Of them. While the committee has
left    Chicago     for    tbelr   respective
managers' committee hid refused   to until ch°ngod bv arbltrnt'on,
accept the plan nf settlement pro'ios- "Tho demands of the two orrnttlzii-
ed by the federal mediators and 'thus t'ons ns sol. forth in Ihelr ooiinmiiil ,
the burden   of responsibility   ol   tbo cation of thnt dnte to tho  contorenco
tend, that, having ndopted the   plan
by the federal mediators and   which' proposed    by   the olllcinl npresen a-
was   rejected    by tho general   manu-' Uvea ol thc federal government, they
kith' committee, according t.i Mossrs.
Htone nnd Carter, follows:
"Thc   schedules    In   effect prior to
October   10,    1913, with   tho   amend   >'onw«   end   positions   of duty,   and
monts   thereto   nnd accepted rulings w,llle   **""■   »tr"<t' *m commence   on
thereon to bo restored nnd oontll I  August 7, tho englnotnon'i committee
lum Instructed Messrs, Stone ami
Carter to go to Washington and assure tho  president that, if tho rnll-
ui excellent naval base Ior British
crulrt'rs.
The harbor delences are now gar-
rlroned by tlic Royal Canadian garrison, and tbe citadel by the Royal
Canadian regiment. The garrison
will bc brought up to lull strength,
and other precautions taken to ensure tho defence of this port.
Quebec defences are nliniiHt obsolete. The ministor ol militia lelt for
Quebec Thursday night to tak" Bteps
to secure tile Safety of the St. Lawrence route. Ill alt probability the
river wlll be mined below Quebec,
thus securing llie safety of tbe ancient rapital.
C.P.R._Changes
There have been several important
changes in connection with tbe C. P.
H. staff during the past week, owing
to thc connecting of the Cranbrook
branch with the Pacific Division and
cutting off the road east of the
Crows Nest PasB and adding it to
the new division created by making
l.cthhrldge a   divisional point.
The C. P. R. have had the change
under contemplation for some time
und the news that the same would be
mude has heen among the hoys here
for the last few wecka and It seems
to have b 'en a question among them
to who would have to make a
change,
The staff in Cranbrook, consequent
of the changes, will he somewhat reduced, but we are assured on the
best authority that the reduction will
bc only temporarily and tbat as soon
ns the Kootenay Central is completed the extra work connected with the
addition of this new line from Gold-
•ii will n,cnn tbat the staff in the Loral office will again receive several
additions, ,
The changes made arc as followB.
Watson 8. Hall left on Thursday to
in'te a position as tra neater at
lied Deer.
W. J, Renii goes to Calgary as
master mechanic.
W. McKinty goes to t-ethbridge as
bridge and building  master.
J. A. McGregor as superintendent
at Edmonton.
M. E. Collins is being sent to Lethbridge as accountant.
J. A. Mcintosh as assistant chief
clerk and R. L. Getz as dispatcher
i'n to Lethbrihge.
G. F. Burgess is relieving Mr. Ren-
Ix in Cranbrcolc as district maste"
mechanlc; Geo. Glasford of Cal ary is
to be placed on the permanent staff
or the position.
All of the above changes will ta'<e
dace within the next few days an 1 it
goes without saying that their presence in local circles will be very much
Issed. The C. P. R. boys are, generally speaking, a good bunch and the
above changes will take a considerable amount of the cream from the
staff. In their new sphere we Join
with the r-*«t of the boys in wishing
them all success.
Norava river valley and thus open UP strike must rest on the railroads."    I committee of m"n'gers and no other
a direct road to Nlsh.
patch    from   Nlsh to
Another   dls- ■    The three principal   causes   of
the  (iue.it.liin nr uuestlons to be submilt-
the Exchange'strike, according to the statement of ed    to nrbltrntl n under nnd in   ac-
Telegraph    company    says   desperate
fighting   continues   along the   River
Mcfwr*. Htone and Carter, are- |rordnnr* with the net of conn's
Tho manner In which railroads have  .miv   IB,   1913, rommonly known   fti
repudiated arbltratlo, agreements,      the Newlnnds Inw.
The manner In which the managers^    "ill pilhseniinnt dnmnnda nf the or
committee   has   excited therner  of ( gantmtlnns nnd   all thn counter
the englnemen In the service by their  mnnds of th"> nwnsgers to be   wl'h
arbitrary attitude. drawn without prejudice."
loads  will  accept  the  plan  proposed
by tbe federal boat .1 nf mediation, in
time to prevent   the strike, no strike
will occur.M
f,    William    li,    Chimin's and   Judge
n Martin    A.    Knnim    <-f   the   federal
, board    of mediation,   left hero   lait
- night for Washington lo prepare fnr
ithe  hearings there by   informing the
president nf all thnl has tateon place
in the ten days nf effort here. <
Banquet to W.J.Renix
lhe   District   Mechanic Department
re presenting Mr. W. .1. Henix   with
banquet   on Saturday evening   in
the   Cosmopolitan hotel In view   ol
bio enrly departure from their midst.
Mr. Ilonli   during tho   time ho   hns
heen   associated    with the stall   Ins
made liimsolt a general (avorlte and
holds    the esteem    of all I hose   with
shorn   ho   came   into contact.     i!n-
hinhti dly the banquet will be a stir
Already the wnr fever lias   reached'hsh.   There aro several from outside
I'ltnadn, tbe militia department being
deluged   with   oilers  ol services lor the
empire's defenen Irom militiamen In
nil parts oi Canada, Until it ls certain that Britain will bo embroiled
no slops wlll be taken In lb a regard.
Kveu then Canadian troops would
HHe|v see little s'rvice, aa tbey woild
he used to garrison llrltlsb defenses
and relieve tho regular nrmy tor act]
ive service.
points who bave come Into the city
tor tbe purpose of attending, amongst
whom are Car Foreman Ayres of
KlngFgate, Car Foreman Twohey ol
Snilnrin Car Foreman llow'nnd ol
Crow's Nest, Locomotive Foreman
Mltdiloek of- ('row's Nest, Price ol
Hwlft Current, nntl ,1. Teller, road
inaHtor Irom Fernlo, the latter bfJlng
commonly known as ".lack or the
Coop." THE PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK, B. C.
©he proepeetor, ©ranbrook, §. Gu
ESTABLISHED   1895
Published  Every- Saturday Morning at  Cranbrook,  B.C.
F. M. Christian, general manager
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20th YEAR
CRANBROOK, B.C     August 1
No. ;u
During the week there have been
B?veral bush fires in the district
which have their origin through
dropped matches or cigarettes. The
fact is very significant that during | Follow Karmers
the past few weeks lishing in our
vicinity has been exceptionally good
and parties are leaving almost every
day for the lishing grounds. Large
catches are being made and a great
denl of enthusiasm is being displayed
in the sport. However, the consequences of any act of carelessness on
the part of ■ the campers are very apt.
to be resultant of tremendous loss if
the camp fir?s are not properly put
out or any material of an Inflammatory nature is left lying about for
the winds to carry in all directions.
The tires now in the neighborhood
have all in the main been caused
through campors and the work it involves on the forestry staff is very
Btrenuous and is causing them much
anxiety. It is hoped that everyone
will take the matter to b art and du
their best eo avoid unnecessary de-
strdction.
have their eye on and would lull ub
wltb purring* of anti-paternalism
while tbey  make the haul,
"It took the world centuries and
generations to assimilate the idea of
brotherhood, it has taken the world
centuries and generations to fathom
the possibilities of government fatherhood. Possibly the slowest nation
to awake to tha advancing trend of
tbe time is Great Britain, but she
too Is awaking and ere long will participate in the benefits of government fatherhood a» well as national
brotherhood. Canada must keep
pace.   She will.
"What   is   paternalism    good   lor?
Evidently in the mind id Mr. Bury it
is only    good    for corporations   and
capitalists, but in the mind of A.E.
The article reads as follows: Watts and  others  wbo  have  written
'We reproduce this week an article extensively on the subject it ia good
. . .        .-         .I,m.     nfkns     l.i,l,.-t-,.1,,.-,     n..,l      .........     .ana.
partment to combat.
At the time ol writing practically
all the fires are under control in the
Oranbrook district although new ones
are being reported daily.
The lishiug is excellent In various
streams adjacent to Cranbrook and
causes a large amount of travel. AU
flshermen and campers are urged to
use every care in the exting lishin;
of cam}) tires and to he careful not
to drop burning matches or cigarettes. In this connection It Is significant that all the flres oeourlng back
from the usual lines of travel are at
the present time on good Ilshlng
structiou,
from   tbe   pen    ol   \.  E.  WattB,   ot|f°r other  Industr
Wattsburg. on the Bubject 'Industries| clally is it good f.
Is Paternalism Ad
In another column of tbis issue will
be found an advertisement that calls
attention to the fact that the B. 0.
Commissioners will be in Oranbrook
on Tuesday the Hth August for the
purpose of arriving at a decision of
tbe boundary lines to be drawn in
connection with the Re-distribution
Bill recently passed in the local legislature. It is to be hoped that a
large representation of the interested parties of both political opinion
will be present to present their views
on the matter. In Cranbrook with a
population ot 4,500 we should undoubtedly have a representative, as
also should Fernle; then another to
represent the district. The latter representation will have a very scattered field to cover, but the population is very scarce in places and It
would not he fair to the larger populated places if the smaller places
with, say 4,10 or 500 population,
could command a representative for
their own right. The purpose of the
commission is to gather data to recommend to the government on tlu
voting areas of the Province. Thc
meeting will he nn interesting one
from all points of view.
•    •     •     a
We arc taking tbe liberty of reproducing nn article that appeared in
the "Creston Review" of date July
17th. We wish to draw particularly
the attention of our rentiers to the
latter part of the article, In this
the writer given voice to some very
Btrong truths and facts that will undoubtedly have to be faced hy the
ruling government of any country in
the future. One sentence tbnt strikes
home nnd which will give to all
thinking men a wonderful amount cd
material to ponder over if» "Whereas
Socialism today would he a failure
as an executive force, it is furnishing to the thinker some of the greatest (reform suggestions that any flirty has ever advocated and it would
be gnod fatherhood on the pari of
our government to take this latest
political claimant to sonship into
the paternal confidence and counsel."
visable?
"This article is of exceptional value at this time, when the name of
the writer has been suggested ua a
possible candidate for the federal
house,in the constituency established
in East Kootenay under the new distribution act,
"While Mr. Watts rdeals with no
new subject and advances no new argument he comments ably aud pointedly on the remarks of no less a per-
son than the Vice-President ol the 0.
P. R., the greatest corporation in
Canada. Mr. Bury says one ot the
troubles that he believes is confronting us is that we expect too much
paternalism. The truth is that we
have seen the C.P.R. and other corporations do so well under the limited paternalism that seen to have
been reserved for such institutions,
to the exclusion of all others, tba:
we have even dared to hope thnt
perhaps a measure, a very limited
measure, of the dose, might work la
the case of others industries, say,
agriculture.    This    from   Mr.    Bun-
anil imve espe
the agriculturist. The Review ol July 3rd contained an article signed by "A 1'ios
pector." In it the writer made a
Btrong plea for paternal aid to the
industry <>f prospecting, to which the
world and this province owes so
much.
••Now tor the point ol the argument. Mr. Bury is afraid t<f too
much paternalism. Could a man be
too much a father to Ins children?
If his family was small tie might be
partial to ona or two of bis children
and dens to the others ttie favor "f
his fatherhood, This is an aptjiUus<
tration of the system as it has work-
id in the past. Hut when the ch 1-
dren are growing older and others
are coming to swell tho demands on
the res..Hires of bis family, thfl wise
father is the one who takes eacb of
his children into bis- confident and
evolves with them answers to their
problems and the peace and harmony
of the wh,>!c family, lf he fails to
do this voluntarily the day will
come when his sous will get together and force bim to do what his
common sense should have suggested
:     bin   before.     It is a foolish gov-
' Every move thnt  is made or   every
proposition that is gut carries with, eminent which fails to see in the
it the idea that the Government ,.■;. ution anything of good, and it
must father it. Why not stop this I is a wise government which absorbs
paternalism idea and try something what is best in its opponents .wbeth-
for ourselves.' Alas, that a man of er ^ib._>ral or Socialist. Whereas So-
the ability and experience which have cialism today would be a   failure as
raised Mr. Bury to the proud position he occupies, should fail so utterly to  read the signs of the times.
an executive force, it is furnishing to
the tbir.*:er some of the gn-atest re-
form suggestions that any party has
Stop paternalism! Might as well try j cver advocated and it would be good
to stop the roll or the mighty ocean. I fatherhood on the part of our gov-
Hhh    Ui"   t:a:a,:    '■"   t-i"     r      JSI ernmsnt to .take this latest  political
claimant to sonship into the paternal confidence and co nsel. If not
snme day this big growing boy will
demand recognition and when the old
man is enfeebled with internal complications, obtain by force more, a
greal deal more, than he has the
courage to ask or hope for in this
day of bis youth.
"Paternalism equitably administered solves the enigmas of time, answers the riddles of the past, knoc'ts
the crutches from under the pessimist and furnishes the reformer with
abundant food for thought. It has
many names and a past history
which is not very flattering, but tbe
government which adopts this child
and gives him fair treatment, will
make for itself a name which will
not souu be fnrgott>n."
availed for naught? Knows he not i
that the idea of paternnlism, Governmental fatherhood, is the infant
of the political conceptions of agv"
"Perhaps be means to Btop paternalism as it ims been carried out in
the past, where corporations and
railroads whoBO 'every move and proposition carried with it the idea that
the Government must father it." lf
he means to stop that form of pa
ternaHsm he is right, it will be
stopped. The people are awaking to
the fact that in many instances their
very best lands, their forests, their
prairies, their Alpine beauty spots,
their minerals aud in fact the cream
of their inheritance has heen given
away to the corporations and rich
capitalists and in return they are offered a mess of pottage. The change
has not come uh the result of political agitation or opposition, but on
the other hand it haH como because
of the actual emancipation of the
voters who in the past have been
blindly led by so called politicians
who were nothing more than scamps
and political bootleggers.
Under that system  paternalism by
the Government would have furnish-
ed  but additional  power to tbe   ex- j
ploiters and  left us in worse   condi- j
tlon
Prevent Bush Fires
Tho town ol Hearst in Ontario waa
i recently destroyed liy a lorest lire.
Several villages in New llnnnwlrk
; have been swept away by (orest lires
■ Hub summer. During the paBt tour
summers at least two down villages
have Buffered through forest IIi'ob ln
EaBtkrn Canada, The prime ralise of
these lires is neglect in protecting
' young timber Irom lire. Since the
. burning of the .'row's Nest Valla; In
: 1908, with ihe loss of lives and mil
llona or dollars worth ol properly,
I special cure has been paid through
out the Province ol iintish Oolumbla
to the prevention ami control ol lor
est Brea in young Umber as well as
mature timber.
It has been found by experience
that a large proportion ol the lires
which start in slush or young timber will, if allowed t„ run, spread to
valuable timber or property, ami
when beyond control destroy the
homes of settlers In the small villages now being built up throughout
the Province and cause loss ol life.
The protection ol the »jttlers, as
well as of the timber, is uot assured
unless all bush fires aro kept under
control during the dry season.
Young timber growing on non-agricultural lands is an asBet worth protecting from Are. Nearly every settler knows how rapidly young timber
grows to pole and tie size. In moBt
districts in British Columbia timber
reaches commercial size in sixty or
eighty years. It requires no planting, grows without care or expense
and produces a valuable crop which
now beautifies the hills, protects the
watersheds and will in another generation support industries. These facte
nre bo well understood in BritlBh Columbia that thr Forest Branch is everywhere securing th? co-operation ol
the residents in preventing destructive fires in the young as well as the
old timber.
Bush Fire Perry Creek
During the hot weather we are now
experiencing the tire wardens and
rangers of this district are having a
strenuous time of it. The hot and
windy weather has caused many
bush tires to spring up and consequently has rendered their control
if possible, than we are today. | extremely    difficult.      There   are   at
Who in C'anaia has gained so much
from paternalism .as has the 0. P.
R.? And now forsooth, Mr. Bury dis
courages paternalism there   must   be
present several crews of men out
fighting the fires in different directions, the worst fire being one now
raging on Perry Creek which is   call-
something   left   that    the capitalists  ing forth all the resources of the de-
Firemen should be the
Inspectors
FIRKMEE SHOULD BE Inspectors.
Fire Chlel Tremblay, ot Montreal,
ls asking lor 68 new firemen, one-
hall of whom will be required to carry out the special system of fire Inspection which it is desired to put
into eflect without delay. An eitra
man is to be attached to each station (or tbe work ol inspecting the
buildings of each district. The work
would be kept up constantly, the
men taking the inspection duties ln
turn. This Ib decidedly a step ln
the right direction.
A considerable part of the firemen's
time seemB to be consumed by fatiguing games, such as dominoes and
checkers, or ths armchair exercises
practiced ln Iront of fire balls. Too
great attention to theas pastimes
tends towards mental inertia and
physical avoirdupois.
Let part of the fire-fighting force
teach the methods of prevention. Prevention will save property for the
householder and work tor the firemen. Moreover, It may save both
their lives.—Industrial Canada.
Largest Failure ever in
the United States
Tho great dry goods firm ol H. B.
I'latlUt Co., with headquarters in
New York and a chain of thirty other storcB in different cities in the
United States, went into liquidation
on Thursdny ol last week. It is reported that the liabilities of the concern amount to thirty millions ol
dollars and over a thousand banks
are caught In the collapse of the
firm. The head of the firm claims
that it has assetts aggregating forty-four millions of dollars, but thoy
are unable to realize cash to satisfy
the banks. This Is the fifth time in
the history of this concern that it
hns been In financial trouble, in the
Boventy years of its existence, and
Irlends hnd either to come to the
icbciio or It hnd to Biibmit to reor-
gnnizntlon. It still went on notwithstanding Its difficulties, adding   new
Cranbrook Civilian Rifle
Association
The Cranbrook Civilian Itiflo Association held a very Bi.cceBHl.il sh ot
on Wednesday afternoon, this being
the final competition lor the Baker
Cup. ThiB eup was preBontod to tho
ABsocintlon by V. Hyde linker, Ban,,,
to encourage shooting among the
younger members of the association,
the conditions being that no men
her should at tho time of entry havo
made a score ol 70 or ovor out Of a
possible 10.r, to be Bhot lor at 500
and 1100 yards oi.ee a month lor three
consecutive months, the highest aggregate score to tako the nip. Lister
was the winner and the eup will bo
presented to lilm at a general meeting to i,e bold in the Government
Building on Tuesday evening at 20
o'clock.
The highest scores were as loliows:
MAY   BHOOT,
500      1,00
Lister    BO        23
0,  lllll     17        14
Harvey  'i'i      'il
,11'NK BHOOT
Lister   ill       28
0,  .'.ill    BO       32
Harvey  24      26
JULY SHOOT
Llstor  24       31
('.  fiill    30        28
Harvey     25        20
TOTALS.
Lister     157
C.   Hill     151
Hsrvey    145
In the practice shoot the following
were the best scores:
200   500   600   Ttl.
W.  J. Atchison   33     33     31— 97
A. 0. Bowness   30    28    24- 92
J.  Milne   32    27    20- 79
Special Meeting
A special meeting of the Cranbrook
Civilian Ride Association Is called
for Tuesday evening, August 4th; at
8 o'clock, in the haement of the
Government Building for the purpose
of considering ways and means to
procure a government range for
Cranbrook. This is a most important matter and one which should interest every members as well aB the
general public and it ia hoped that
all members as well as any person
interested will make it a point to attend.
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to eet, ill of which have been carefully checked end
re-checked by competent authority.
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DISTRIBUTORS,   ORANBROOK
Babies coming back to farm
To Keep gutter Cool
When ice Ib not available, put
enough butter for a meal ln a small
dish, and set it in a larger one containing a little water. Turn a porous clay flower-pot over It and this
will cause evaporation of the water
In a way that will keep the air inside ' the pot very cool. II the pot
ls wrapped in wet cloth, the corners
of which are left touching water in
outer dish, the arrangement ls almost as good as an ice-chest. Stand
dish where there is a Iree circulation
of air.
This is as helpful In connection
with milk, meat and other foodstuffs, and the similar trick of tilling
can or bottle with water, closing
lt tightly, wrapping ln wet flannel,
and standing in a current of air, will
cool the water as effectually as putting ice in it. If tbe wrapped can
is stood in a plate containing water,
tbe flannel will keep wet without attention.
Just a Sprig of the
Mountain Heather
An unusual Oovernment publication
has recently been Issued by the Dominion Parks Branch of the Department of the Interior. It consists ol
a small souvenir booklet artistically
bound ln duplex leather wild grass
paper and tied with an olive green
silk cord. The lettering is embossed
in gold and a very unique design has
been chosen for tho cover. The latter is cut out so aB to form a sort
of frame and in this is inset.a spray
ol Canadian Heather trom the Rocky
Mountains Park, the purplish flowers
ol tbe heather against the wood-
browti background making a very
attractive colour combination.
It will no doubt he a matter ol
surprise to many to learn that Canada possesses a heather ot her own.
This plant ls not, as It has sometimes been called, a "poor relation"
ot the Scotch heather, hut has a Um-
Uy connection and slandtng ol Its
own well recognized hy botanists,
and ls nearly allied to the Heath of
the British Isles. The booklet gives
an interesting account of tbo locality
from whlsh the souvenir was gathered, Simpson pass, abo.it thirty inllos
Palls ol I'criy Creek, showing Plume nf the Perry Croek Hydraulic Mining Co
The country around this district is now being broughi again into prominence because nf the
development that la taking place in rasped to tne gold mining revival in Perry Creek and tho
district adjacent to Cranbrook.
stores mul Increasing Its Held of op
.. ■ ... , ...,,,,.,  . ,.,„,,..,„ south ol Uanff, and ol some   of   tho
orations.   It Is now roported that1 tits _   '___., .  t     ,__
banks aftactod   by tho failure will m-l lcB''"'lfl
euro a reorganisation   of tho   concern
and It wlll eventually go on   unH'r
lho same iniinngoment. I
  al Parks ol tho Dominion, not only
Tramp   Would  you  glvo    a    poor   to tho attractions thoy offer to those
anil stories connected with
the heather ln othor lands. Its main
purpose, however, Is to rail tho attention ol Canadians to tho Nation
BABIES 	
The agricultural fairs of the nation
which have so much to do witb
standardizing stock, grain and farm
products in general, bave taken up a
new line of work. They are improving a farm product which had been
sadly neglected—the farm baby. The
Spokane Fair last year was given tbe
credit of holding the largest Better |
Kabiea Contest staged in the country, and this year it Is going to lend
a helping hand to both the farm and
citv baby again in the second annual
tests of the health of the babi's.
AGE LIMITS, ONE TO FIVE
YEARS.
Thc age limits in the Better Babies Contest have heen chen^ed thiB
year, no baby under one year being
allowed to enter, and the maximum
limit has been increased from four to
five years. As a result any haby in
the Inland Empire between the ages
ol twelve months and five years is
eligible lor entry. All entries must
he made hefore the opening of the
Fair on Sept. 12 and on tbe official
blank furnished free of charge by Dr.
William L. Hall, Old National Bank
building, Spokane, superintendent ol
the department. No entrance fee ls
required. The examinations will be
started Saturday, Sept. 12, and wlll
be continued Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and up to Friday
noon of the next week. The prizes
will be awarded in fron of the grand
stand on Saturday, Sept. 19.
Few among thi 1,300 mo hers that
brought babies for examination last
year were moved by the idea of winning prizes. The big majority were
Interested rather in finding whether
thoir children were hialtby and bow
their   strength   could   be   Increased.
The Spokane Fair, however,Is giving
over $300 in prizes tor the hest babies this year, and the Woman's
Home Companion, which initiated a
majority of the Better Babies Contests last year, wlll give a   series of
Photo . by Oeorge Libby.
medals to the prize winners and diplomas and certificates of examination to the othars. The boy and girl
showing the most improvement over
the 1913 tests will each he glvin cash
prizes of $10 by the Fair management.
stnrvln' manisomothlng to ont, nitun
l.ady ot Ilio HoilM-I might,   hut
you are nnl starving. .
Tramp   I  know dat, lady, but   an
ounce   ol   prevention   Is    worth   a
pound of euro, yon know.
who mre able to visit them, hut also
to tholr valuo in tho national llle.
Tholr commercial potentialities are
somewhat startling. It Is pointed
out that owing to the Increasing
modern   taste   for   travel,   striking
scenery has become one of the most
valuable sources ot revenue a nation
cun possess. The tourist revenue of
Switzerland per yenr is placed at 150
million dollurs. It would appear,
therefore, that the creation of national parks, which aro one of the
best moans of attracting and providing for tourist travel, may well be
considered ln thc United States, as a
"Bolld business proposition."
It Is on othir grounds thin tbe
commercial, however, that the parks
lay claim to recognition. Chief of
these Is an aid to producing efficient
citizens. These great natural reserves are reservoirs of vitality for the
race. As an antidote to the Ills of
over-civlllzation and the complex life
of modern cities, they offer the opportunity lor life in the wilderneas
and the best sort of recreation where
fresh air, sunshine and heaut'ful natural scenery are combined. The problem of thc preservation of the vitality of thc race Is admitted by all conservationists today, to be the first of
all conservation problems and ths
valuo ol parks, playgrounds and recreation in thiB respect is each year
being given a largi'r place.
The I'lliiriitional and patriotic Influent!' of the Parke Ib nlao touched
upon as well as the work which tbe
Dominion Parks Branch la doing in
tbo preservation of native wild llfo
lu connection with the buffalo, elk,
nntclope, etc., ns well as bird life.
'Ihero Ib also pointed out thi) need
lor tho creation of historic parka aa
a means ol preservation for our historic sites, many of which we are al
lowing to disappear.
A new line of development which is
worthy of consideration, Is suggested, viz: the provision ol nationnl
parks near out congested centres ot
population. All modern town planning makes provision tor parks and
Playgrounds within the city Itself,
but while these are useful and necessary they provide a means of recreation for a few hours at most. The
national parks would reserve large
areaa whet*-; people would he free to
go for as long as they desired. Such
parks would be, ln reality, 'people's
estates' and would afford to the ordinary citizen many of tho advantages which the man of wealth possesses in his country eBtatc. In the
words of tbe booklet tbey would ho
"places where the poor could get a
summer cottage or camp site for a
nominal rental, where boys and men
could camp and Ilsh und study nature, where the sick and delicate
could And new stores of health ln the
great out-of-doors, by right of citizenship, without leavo or hindrance
ol anyone."
There is still within easy reach of
many of our large cities, land available for such a purpoae which Is either public doma'n or procurable at
low cost. It would seem worth whllo
considering the advice given hy Ambassador Uryco In Ottawa, before his
return to England, namely, that tho
time to set asldo public domain for
tho future needs of tho peoplo is now
not when the encroachments of civilization have rendered tills almost
j Impossible. THE PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK, B. C
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICH
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the MiniBter of Lands for
a Licence to prospect for, coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, Bltuate in the Fernle District ot South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
Jennlei Swain's 8. W. corner, and
running south 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thonce north 80 chains,
thence wost 80 chains to the point of
commencement.
JOHN  KENNEDY, Locator
J.  F.  HUCHCROFT,  Agent
Located Ilrst day ot duly, 1914.    -29
COAL  AND  PETROLEUM  NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter dato horeol, I intend
to apply to the Minister ol LandB for
a Llcenco to prospect lor coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, Bituate ln the Fernie District ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
the S. W. corner of J. Dewar's location thence South 80 chains, thence
East 80 chains, thence North 80
rhains, thonco West 80 chains to
point ol commencement,
E. SUTTABY, Locator
J.  F. HUCHCROFT,  Agent
Located second day of July, 1914   -2
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICB la hereby given that, Bixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the MiniBter of LandB lor
a Licence to prospect lor coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, Bituate ln the Fernie District ot South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
the N. E. corner of F. W. Swain's
location, thence East 80 chains,
thence South 80 chainB, thence West
80 chains, thence North 80 chains to
place ot commencement.
JENNIE SWAIN, Locator
J\ F. HUCHCROFT,  Agent
Located Ilrst day of July, 1914.    -29
 -»
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to thc Minister ol Lands lor
a Licence to proBpect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, Bltuate In the Fernle District ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a pos^ planted at
the N. E. corner of Jennie Swain's
location, thence North 80 cha'nB,
thonce East 80 chains, thence South
80 chains, thence WeBt 80 chains to
point of commencement.
W. McKENZIE, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agent
Located first day of July, 1914.    -29
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands for
a Licence to prospect (or coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post   planted   at
the N. W. corner   of W. McKenzle'a
location   to   run    thence    North   80
chains, thence East 80 chains, thence
South   80   chains,   thence   West   80
chains to point of commencement.
M. McKENZIE, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agent
Located first day of July, 1914.    -29
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given tbat, sixty days alter date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister ol Lands lor
a Llcenco to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a poat planted at
thc S. W. corner of H. M. Colllngs'
location to run . South 80 chains,
thence East 81 chains, thence North
80 chains, thence West 80 chains to
point of commencement.
J. TOSH, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agent
Located second day of July, 1914  -29
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter dato hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister ol Lands for
a Licenoe to proapect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie District ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
thc North-east corner of T. B.
O'Connell running East 80 chains,
thence South 80 chains, thence West
80 chains, thence North 80 chains to
the point of commencement,
FRED W. SWAIN, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agent
Located flrat day ol July, 1914.    -29
of commencement.
MAURICE QUAIN, Locator,
JOHN EWIN,  Agin:
Located second day oi July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM  NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty dayB after date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands for
a License to prospect for coai aud
petroleum over the lollowlng described landB, situate in thc Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
the 8. W. corner ol M. tjuain and
running South 80 chains, thence EaBt
80 chains, North 80 chains and thenco
WeBt 80 ohains to the point ol commencement.
WILLIAM MATTHEWS, Locator
JOHN EWIN, Agent
Located second day of July, 1914.
South West corner ol William   Mac-     Commencing  at  a  poBt planted at
Konzie to run North 80 chains, thenoe |Frank Rutley's S. W. corner to ru,;
West   80 chains,    thence   South    80
chains,   thence   East    30 chains,   to
point of commencement.
MURDOCH  MacKENZIE, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agent
Located third day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, six
ty days after date hereof, I i"ti d
to apply to the Minister of Lands tor
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie Dis-
rict ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
Webster Burton's N. W. Cor. thence
East 80 chains, thence North 80
chains, thence West 80 chains and
thence thence South 80 chains to
point of commencement.
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Locator
Located tirst day of July, 1914.    -29
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereol, i Intend
to apply to the Minister ot Lands (or
a License to prospect (or coal and
petroleum over the lollowlng described lands, situate in the Fernle District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a poat planted at
J. F. Huchcrolt's N. W. Cor. thence
East 10 chains, thence North 90
chains, thence West 80 chains, and
thence South 80 chains to point of
commencement.
8. E. HUCHCROFT, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agent
Located second day of July, 1914
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereol, I intend
to apply to the Minister ol Lands tor
a Licence to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate ln the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post   planted   at
the N. E. corner of  Jennie Swaln'a
location   to   run    thence South    80
chains, tbence EaBt 90 chains, thence
North   80   chains,    thence   W"st   80
chains to point of commencement.
J. DEWAR, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agont
Located llrat day ol July, 1914.    -29
COAL AND PBTROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given tbat, sixty days alter date hereol, I intend
to apply to the Minister ol Lands lor
_ Licence to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate ln the Fornle District of South Eaat Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
the S. W, corner of E. Suttaby's location to run South 80 chains,
thence East 80 chains, thence North
80 chn.ns, thence West 80 chainB to
point of commencement.
H. M. COLI.INQS, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agent
Located second day of July, 1914   -29
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, siity dayB alter dato hereof, I intond
to apply to thc Minister ol Landa lor
a Licence to proapect lor coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate ln the Fernle District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post   planted   nt
Frank   Rutley's North    WeBt corner,
thence   East    80   chains,    North   80
chains,   West   80   chains,   South   80
chains to place ol commencement.
J. E. WALLER, Locator
JOHN EWIN, Agent
Located third day of July, 1914    -29
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands (or
a License to prospect tor coal and
petroleum over the following described landB, situate in the Fernie District of South Eaat Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
A. B. Grace's N. E. corner to run
North 80 chains, thence East 80
chains, thence South 80 chains,
thence West 80 chains to point ol
commencement.
L. THOMPSON, Locator,
JOHN EWIN, A ten;
Located third day of July, 1914,
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereol, I intend
to apply to the Minister of LandB for
a License to prospect lor coal and
petroleum over the following described landB, situate in the Fertile District ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
T. H. Banfleld's S. W. corner, to
run North 80 chaina, thence Weat 80
chaina, thence South 80 chains,
thence East 80 chains to place ol
commencement.
ROSS CARR, Locator,
JOHN EWIN,  Agort
Located third day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands for
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
N. E. corner ol Hetting M. Colllngs,
to run North 80 chains, thence West
80 chains, thence South 80 chains,
thence East 80 chaina to point o!
commencement.
JANET C. M. DEWAR, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agent
Located third day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands (or
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the tollowing described lands, situate in the Fernle District ol South EaBt Kootenay.
Commencing at a poat planted at
N. W. corner ol Emily Alice Suttaby
to run South 80 chains, thence West
80 chains, thonce North 80 chains,
tbence EaBt 80 chains, to point of
eommen cement.
HETTIE M. COLLINOB, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agent
Located third day of July, 1914.
North 80 chains, thence West 80
chains, thence South 80 chains,
thtnee East 80 chains to point ol
commencement.
WM.  McKENZIE, Locator
JOHN EWIN, Agen:
Located third day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister ol Lands lor
a License to proapect lor coal and
petroleum over the lollowlng described landB, situate in the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
thc 8. E. Corner ol W. R. John and
to run South 80 cbainB, West 80
chains, North 80 chaina and Eaat 80
chains to place of commencement.
M. A. BEALE, Locator
JOHN EWIN, Ancnt
Located second day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICB
NOTICB Is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands (or
a License to prospect (or coal and
petroleum over the following described landB, Bituate in the Fernle District ol South Bast Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
Ross Carr's N. W. corner to run
North 80 chains, thence Bant SO
chains, thence South 80, and thenco
West 80 chains to plnce of commence
ment.
OBOROB LEASK, Lo.'iltor
JOHN BWIN, Agent
Located third day ol July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given tbat, sixty daya aftor date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands (or
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, Bltuate ln the Fernle District ol South Bast Kootenay.
Commencing at a poat planted at
S. W. corner of Fred Kummer, to
run North 80 chains, West 80 chains,
South 80 chains and thence Eaat 80
chains to place of commencement.
T. H. BANFIEI.I), Locator,
JOHN EWIN,   \ .en;
Located second day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PBTROLBUM NOTICB
NOTICB is hereby given tbat, sixty days after date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the MiniBter of Lands for
License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over thc following described lands, situato in tho Fornle District ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post plnnted at
1 mile West of the S. W. Cor. of L.
7339 in Block 4.193 and running
North 80 ehalni, thonce Enst 30
chains, thence South
thence  Weat   SO chains to the point I
COAL  AND  PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereol, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands for
a License to prospect lor coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, Bituate in the Fertile District o( South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
N. W. corner' ol Johanna Tosh to
run North 80 chains, thence East 80
chains, thence South 80 chains,
West 80 chains, to point ol commencement.
WILLIAM MacKENZIE, Locator
J.  F.  HUCHCROFT,  Agent
Located third day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICB
NOTICE is horeby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands tor
License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the lollowing described lands, situate in the Fernie District of South Bast Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
N. W. corner of M. A. Beale, to run
North 80 chains, West 80 chains,
South 80 chaina, and East 80 chains
to place of commencement.
FRED KUMMER, Locator
JOHN EWIN,  Agent
Located third day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICB
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereof, I Intend
to apply to thc Minister of Lands lor
a License to proapect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
Murdoch McKenzle'a N. W. Cur.,
thence Bast 80 chains, thence North
80 chains, .hence West 80 chains and
thence Soutb 80 chains to point ol
commencement.
WEBSTER BURTON, Locator
J. F.  HUCHCROFT,  Agent
Located second day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands for
a License to prospect (or coal and
petroleum over the tollowing described lands, situate in tbe Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted ct
the S. W. corner of A. C. Bowness
to run North 80 chains, thence West
80 chains, South 80 chains and East
80 chains to place ol commonu'ment.
W. R. JOHN, Locator
JOHN EWIN, Ageut
Located second day ol  July, 1914,
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hercol, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands tor
a License to prospect lor coal and
petroleum over the lollowing described lands, situate in the Fernie District ol South EaBt Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
1 mile west of the N. W. cornor of C.
L. 1920 to run South 80 chains,
thence Bast 80 chains, thence North
80 chains and West 80 chains to
point ol commencement.
EMILY ALICE SUTTABY, Locator
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Agent
Located third day ol July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty dnyB after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the MiniBter ol Lands (or
a License to prospect (or coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, Bltuate ln the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
the 8. E. corner ol A. C. Bowness to
run South 80 chains, thence West 80
chains, thence North 80 chains and
East 80 chains to the place ol commencement.
LEA SIMS, Locator
JOHN EWIN, Agent
Located second day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby given that, Bixty" days alter date bereol, I intend
to apply to the MiniBter ol Lands (or
a License to prospect (or coal and
petroleum over the lollowlng described lands, situate in the Fernie District ol South Bast Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
the 8. W. corner of M. qualn and
running North 80 chainB, thence WeBt
80 chains, thence Soutb 80 chains,
thence East 80 chains to the point of
commencement.
A. C. BOWNESS, Locator
JOHN BWIN, Agent
Located second day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM  NOTICB
NOTICE Is horeby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister of LandB (or
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum ovor the following described lands, situate In the Fernle District ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted ut
S. E. cornor of J. 0. M. Dewar to
run North 80 chains, thence East 80
chains, thenco South R) chains,
tlience West 80 chaina to point of j
commencement.
JOHANNA TOSH, Locator
J. F.  HUCHCROFT, Agonl
Located third day ol July, 1914.
COAL AND PBTROLBUM  NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days niter date hereol, I intend
to apply to the Minister ot Lands for
License to prospect lor coal and
petroleum over tho following descrlb-
ed lnnds, situate in the Fernle His
chaina   and I trict ol South Eaat Kootenay.
COAL AND PETROLEUM  NOTICB
NOTICE Is hereby given tbat, sixty days after date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands for
a License to prospect lor coal and
petroleum over the following described landa, altuate in tho Fertile District ol South Bast Kootenay.
Commencing at a Post planted at
(leorge Leask's N. W. corner to run
tlience Nortli 80 chnins, thonce East
80 chains, thenco South 80 chains,
and West 80 chains to plnce of commencement.
FRANK  RUTLBY, Locator
JOHN  EWIN,  Agont
Located third day of July, r.iit.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Mlnlater ol Lands for
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following descrlb
ed lands, situate in the Fernie District ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
thc 8. W. corner ol W. F. Doran,
tbence 80 chainB South, thence East
80 chainB, thence North 80 chains,
thence West 80 chains to point ol
commencement.
LESTER CLAPP, Locator
JOHN EWIN,  Agotr-
Located tirst day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE Ib hereby given that, sixty dnys alter date hereof, 1 intend
to apply to the MiniBter ol Lands lor
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described landB, situate In the Fernie District ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
the S. E. corner ol Gertrude M. Tan-
ner, running EaBt 80 chains, thence
North 80 cbalna, thence West 80
chaina, thonce South 80 cbalna to
point of commencement.
R. H. MUENCK, Locator
JOHN EWIN, Agent
Located first day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM  NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby givon that, Bixty days atter date hereof, 1 Intend
to apply to the MiniBter of Lands (or
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie District of South Eist Kootonay.
Commencing at a post plantod at
the N. E. corner ol George B. Powell running South 80 chains, thence
Eaat 80 chains, thenc North 80
chains, thence West 80 chains to the
point of commencement.
T.  B.  O'CONNELL,  Locator
JOHN EWIN, Agent
Located flrst day ol July, 1914.
COAL AND  PETROLEUM  NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given tbat, sixty days alter date bereol, I Intend
to npply to tli" Minister ol Lands lor
a License to prospect Ior coal and
petroleum over the following described  lands,  Bltuate III the Fernle Ills-
Commencing  at  a  post planted at . trict. ol South East  Kootenay
I
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands (or
a License to prospect (or coal and
petroleum over the following described landa, situate ln the Fernlo District  ol South Bast Kooten.' i.
Commencing at a post planted al
the South West corner of George B.
Powell's, thence South 80 chains,
thence Bast 80 chains, thence North
80 chains, thence West 80 chains to
the place of commencement.
W. F. DORAN, Locator
JOHN EWIN, Agent
Located flrst day of July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICB Is hereby given tbat, sixty days alter date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister ol Lands (or
a License to prospect (or coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate In the Fernie Dls-
trh*. ol South East Kootenav.
Commencing at a post planted at
the South East corner ol C. L. 1848,
tbence South 80 cbalns, tbence Bast
80 chains, thence North 80 chains,
and West 80 chains to the point ol
commencement.
OEO. B. POWELL, Locator.
JOHN EWIN, Agent
Located flrst day ol July, 1914.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given tbat, siity days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the MiniBter of Lands for
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the lollowlng described lands, situate in the Fernie Dis-
t-ict ol South East Kooten y
Commencing at a post plantod at
the South Bast corner ol C. L. 1848,
thence North 30 chains, EaBt 80
chains, South 80 chains and West
80 chains to the point of commencement.
GERTRUDE M. TANNER, Locator
JOHN EWIN, Ageut
Located Ilrst day ol July, 1914.
COAL AND  PETROLEUM   NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereol, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands lor
a License to prospect lor coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernle District of South East Kootenav
Commencing at a post planted at
A. McKenzie's S. W. corner to run
North 80 chainB, West 80 chains,
South 80 chains, thence East 80
chaiUB to place of commencement.
A. B. GRACE, Locator
JOHN  EWIN,  Agent
Located third day ol  July, 1914.
COAL ANO PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given tbat, sixty days alter date hereof, I intjnd
to apply to the Minister ol Landa for
a License to proBpect for coal and
petroleum over the lollowing described lands, situate in the Fernie District ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
A. B. Grace's N. E. corner to run
North 80 chainB, tbence West SO
chains, thence South 80 chains,
thence East 3(1 chains to point ol
commencement.
JOHN EWIN, Locator
.orated  third day  ol   July,  1914.
NOTICE TO  CREDITORS.
NOTICE,IS HEREBY GIVEN that
all persons having any claim against
the estate ol the Into David Griffith,
who died on or about tlio IHth day
of July, 1914, at Fort Steele. In the
Province ol British Columbia, are required on or before the 31st day ol
August, A. D. 1914, to Bend by post
prepaid to the undersigned solicitors
lor George M. Judd and Henry Ker-
Bhaw, the executors ol the said estate, their names and addresses and
full particulars ol their claims iu
writing and a statement ol the accounts and the nature ol the securities, if any, held by thom, and such
statement shall be verified  by statu-
LIQUOR LICENSE ACT.
(.Section 18.),
Notice is hereby given that on the
first day ol August, 1314, application will b; made to the Superintendent of Provincial Police for a
licence to sell liquor by a wholesale
and wholesale shop license, on the
premises yet to be selected as to
lot and block number on the main
street in the town ol Fort Steele.
Such lot and block number will be
entered on ,the application.
R. A. FRASER,
Manager Ior the Kurt Steele
Liquor Co.
Dated tbis 1st day ol July, 1914.
27-4t
SYNOPSIS OF COAI, MINING
'REGULATIONS
Coal mining rights of the Dominion
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan aud Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North
Viest Territories and in a portion ol
the Province of British Colombia,
may be leased (or a turm ol twentymo years at an annual rental of .1
an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres
will be leaaed to one applicant.
Application lor a lease must be
made by the applicant in person to
tin Agent or Sub-Agent ol the district in which tbe rightB applied for
are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must
he described by sections, or legal subdivisions ol sections, and in unaiir-
veyed territory the tract applied (or
shall be sta'icd out by the applicant
himself,
Each application must be accompanied by a lee ol $5 which wlll be
refuniS.'d if tbe rights applied lor are
not availaDle, but not otherwise. A
royalty shall be paid on tbe merchantable output ol tbe mine at tho
rate ol live cents per ton.
The person operating the mine shall
lurniBh the Agent wltb sworn returns
tory declaration.
AND TAKE NOTICE that after the'accountin« ,or thc 'ull quantity of
31st day of August, A. D. 1914, merchantable coal mined and pay the
George M. Judd and Henry Kershaw roJ""t5' ""eon.   If tho coal   mining
"''' ...      ...    BUC|1
least
will proceed to dlBtrlbute tbe assets rlBhts arc not belnK °P<™ted
ol the   said deceased   bavlng regard
only   to   the   claims ol which   they
shall then have had notice, and will
not be liable to any perBOn ol  whoflc
claim  they Bhall not then have   had
notice.
HARVEY, McCARTER, MACDONALD  Ik  NESBIT
Solicitors Ior said Executors.     29-4t
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that within
sixty dayB from date hereof, 1 intend
to apply to the Minister ol LandB
for a license to prosp.'Ct lor coal
and petroleum over the following described lands Bltuate ln Block 4593,
Fernie District ol S. B. Kootenay.
Commencing at a post plnnted
about 20 chains south of the Southeast corner of Lot 7117 and about
two miles north ol the International
boundary line, being the Southwest
corner,  thence Nortli   80 chains, east
returns should be furnished at
once a year.
The lease will include 'the coal mining rights only, but the lessee may
be permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rights may be considered necesBary (or the working of
the mine at the rate ol 510.00 an
acre.
For full Information application
should be made to the Secretary ol
the Department ol th'.' Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of
Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY,
Deputy Minister ol the Interior
N. B.—Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement will not b? paid
lor.—30090. Jan. 3rd-tf.
COAI. AND PETROLEUM  NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty dayB alter date hereof, 1 intend
to apply to the Minister ol Lands lor
80 chains. South 80 chains, and Wcot'g Licence to proBpect lor coal and
80 chains to point ol commencement petroleum over the lollowing describ-
and   containing   640 acros more   or ,,_ ia„d», situate in tbe Fernle Dis-
lOBS.
Lorntcd tills 28th day
I.
trict ol   South
if June,  1914.'Block 4593.
East   Kootenay,   In
FRB1) LOOMIS,
Commencing   at a Post planted   at
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
Locator Lester Clapp's   South-Kast    corner,
JAMES FISHER,   | south 80   chains,    WeBt   80   chains,
Agent North m chains, East 30 chainB, to
point    of  commencement,  and    containing 640 acres, more or less.
Located thiB Oth day of Juno, 1914.
W. F. DORAN.
Locator
JOHN EWIN,
25 Agent
Notice is hereby given tbat within !
sixty days Irom date hereol, 1 intend
to apply to tbe Minister ol Lands
(or a license to prosp.'Ct lor coal
and petroleum over the following deecrlbed lands situate in Block 4593,
Fernie District of 8.   E.  Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
the Southeast corner of Lot 7109 and
being the Southwest co n.r, tbence
cast 80 chains, North 30 chains, WeBt
about 40 cbalns and South about 60
chains, West about 40 chains and
South about 20 chains to point o,'
commencement and containing 640
acres more or less.
Located this 28tb day ol June, 1914.
FRED  LOOMIS,
Locator
JAMES   FISHER,
Agent
COAL AND PBTROLEUM NOTICK
NOTICB Ib hereby given tbat, Bixty days alter date hereol, 1 intend
to apply to tho Minister ol Lands lor
a Llcenae to proapect lor conl and
petroleum over the lollowlng described lands, situato in the Fornle Ills
tmt of South  iSaat Kooten IV
Commencing at a post planted at
George Leask's S. W. cormir to run
80 chains North, an plains West, 80
chains South and nil chnins Kast to
tbe point ol commencement.
F. M. CHRISTIAN, Locator
JOHN  EWIN,  Agent
Located third day nl July, 1914.
Scobtll's Liquor, Tobacco
•nd Drujc Cure pPBTKdHS
Alcohol, Tobacco sad Druii. Ii coufltortcie ihe
•Skis almost NMIuflf -removes til ereiinie.
Aim tekloi thc ltutn.nl ili.it «lll mil bc est
need tcSUruk latoskonli ut un .Inift tittn. Ceo
bo tlxK.Mcrally, Wc !.»»« yel to hen ol oni
lillurc.   Milled under sai.ir.ti cn»er lo mt id
."•l .Ksl•**S."''">"»'»'**.!*> ™
SMkoll Drag «•,#«. t»n.».i».e, Oak
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that within
flixty days Irom dato hereol, I intend
to apply to thc Minister ol Lands
lor a license to prosp.'Ct Ior coal
and petroleum over tbo lollowing described lands situate in Block 4593,
Fernle District ol S.  E.  Kootenay.
Commencing nt a post plnnted
about 20 chains south ol the Southeast corner ol Lot 7117 and about
two miles north ol tbe International
boundary line, being the Northwest
comer tlience south HO cbainB
80 chains, mirth HO chains, and weat
80 chains to point of cniitincuc'incut
nnd containing t>4U acres more or
less.
Located tills 28th day ol June,  1914.
Flll'.ll  LOOMIS,
CANCELLATION OF RESERVE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
a reserve, notice of which appeared
In the B. C. Gazette on the 27th ol
December, 1907, is cancelled In so lar
aa it relates to Lot 11804, Group 1,
Kootenay District, for tbe purpose of
the sale of same to the Canadian Pacific Railway.
R. A. RENWICK,
Deputy Minister ot Lands
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C,
4th June, 1914. 24.3m
MINERAL ACT
IFORM F.)
CERTIFICATE  OF   IMPROVEMENT
NOTICE.
STRATHCONA   MINERAL CLAIM,
SITUATE    IN    THK    FT.    STICKLE
MINING  DIVISION OF  EAST  KOO-
east TENAY  DISTRICT.
TAKK NOTICK that I, Goo. M.
Judd, agonl lor S. B, Steele, Free
Miner's Certillcnte No, f.7372 b, Intend, sixty days from date horeol,
to npply to the Mining Recorder lor
a Certificate of Improvement for lho
Locator Purpose ol obtaining a Crown Grnnt
JAMES   EISHKIl,    ,"' 'be above claim.
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'""""     Dated this llth dny ol Juno, A.
1914.
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Meet in   Maple   Hall,   on   2nd   and
4th Thursday ol each month.
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OVERSEAS   CLUB
(Craubrook Branch)
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and 4th Tuesdays in every month, at
8  p.m.   Membership open to British
Citizens.
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Boi 247.
Visiting members cordially welcome
CRANBROOK   LODGE   No
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third   Thureday   ol   every
month.
Visiting brethren welcome.
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Crescent Lodge, No. 31
Meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m.
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E. Halsall, K. ol R. & 3.
B. A. Hill, M. F.
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Tuesday afternoon In every mouth
at i p.m. Tbe fancy work classes
meets on 3rd Friday evening iu the
same place at  8  p.   m.
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NOTIOH   OF   CANCELLATION   OF
RESERVE
2l:i07,
22f,r,l,
2CJ2C,
2MH2,
:U184,
81185,
:I2II22,
83711,
84231,
:ii27;t,
87M8,
87994,
Notice is hereby given that a reserve, notice of which appeared In
tbe B.C. Gazette, on October 10th,
1912, is cancelled in su lar as It relates to the following expired timber
licences:—
11347,
2C7.'i7,
,111X0,
31411,
33460,
3731(1,
and   431 ;r,
R.  A. RBNWIOK,
Deputy Minister ,,f Lands.
Lands  Department.
Victorin,   B.C.   March  .'list,   11114.
If. 3m.
Dr. de Van's Female Pills
A relleblc French TeRuUt' : nt ver falls. These
pill, ere exceedingly pomrfol I" '-,: il.tlng Ilia
I'l'n.r.i'iv. portion of tin' fornole lyslein, Rsfofl
nil rlicni) linllell.ini llr. .1.- Von'e Hte sold el
•fie Inn, or three f"i tin, Mnil<-,| to itnv atHrei*
Ike SixlMll llroj CO., KI. I ethsrliioe, Out
4481,
2311C,
28183,
31201.
33411,
Mil),
4I341.
MS2,
2-1432,
30368,
31380,
33459,
36503,
41420
The Romance of the
Gold Quest
Jason'a guest of thu golden tloscis ih
h1 ill 'in progress, but tbe Jattona
number many thousands In mnny
hinds. Tbeir methods are its various
as tbe lands.
In addition tu tbe genuine latter-
day Jason, wbo pegs down a Bueep-
skiu in tbe gold-laden rivters ol Bur-
ope, and tho Pioneer who spreads un
ox-bide in the waters of Brazil, there
are amalgamated Jnsons, who, with
butteries of stamps and crushers and
due equipment of mercury and cyan
ide, tear the uttermost auriferous
grain from tbe mountain and tbe
reef. All told, these many Jasons,
from primitive washings and organized scientific discovery, deliver now to
the markets of the world close upon
UOU,000,000 worth of puro gold Pet-
year. The energy by which tho "no-
ble" metal is won from its matrix
is largely that of tho black, tin-
brown and the yellow man. But the
white man is lord of all. His is tbe
directing mind, bis the capital, lus,
as a rule, tbe Invincible courage and
genius which track the gold home to
its mysterious abiding place. For It
is mysterious, not only in Its sub
Btanca, but also, even mote so. in its
occurrence.
The wisest metallurgist cannol say
with "certainty how gold was formed,
nor can tin1 wisest geologist predict
whet-' it will be found, or. rather,
where it will .not be round. There is
gold in clrcutnpolar regions; there is
gold in equatorial lands; there is
gold, abundant gold, in Hungary;
there is gold in Canada; there is
gold in China; there is gold in the
Kloi tyke;    there    is probably   more
Id :n India than has ever yet come
'.;: ol that old mint of the world.
there is gold en,nit:h in k-reat Britain to run the Bank of Kn^'lund. if
we could but discover a method sufficiently economical to make recovery pay.
ay strain it from the waters
Oi r.ver* winding wearily to sea; you
may dig it from the muddy beds of
streams run dry in Summer. You
may scratch it from dry soil where
rivers ran million? of year ago. you
may burrow after it into the earthy
sides of hills which have been left,
sole sentinels of a past where what
are now hills f .rmed part of great
valleys. You may stumble upon it in
nuggets weighing two thousand or
more ounces, or blast it from thin
veine of quarts in which it lies, run
ning hither and thither, as on the
j Rand, where it dips at an angle of
thirty degrees, then goes sheer down,
like strata of coal. We do not know
bow it was formed; Bcientiiic guessing has resolved itself into a series
uf well-defined schools to show how
it came there. Three defined theories
hold the field, though none of them
are satisfactory as to th? origin of
tbe metal. As to the greatest mines
in the world—the Witwatersrand, in
the Transvaal—there can be no doubt
thnt where the great reef now lies, a
vast sea once washed. It deposited
gravel and pebbles which we now
know as banket. Tbis banket, a
Dutch word, with the accent on tlic
second syllable, means a sort of confection, a rock in which pebbles take
tho place of almonds. The ban'tot
was deposited by the sea.
The rocks were worn down in an
age-old past to pretty much their
present elevation; erosion and weathering having done tbe rest. Tbe
smooth ellipses in which the nuggets, when released from their bed,
are found, represent the rounded
ft mis of gold, rolled and tumbled hy
the tide, as are the Bmooth nnd
rounded pebbles found on the shore.
So far s0 easy. But how came the
gold there in the first instance? Was
it brought in by the sea and preci
pitated as minute gra!ns or as a
chlorine.1 Or, after volcanic upheavals of the land had given the rocks
their present fissured formation, did
gold, contained in molten lava, pour
cut from below to steal into crevices and openings to become solid in
the quartz in which it is now discovered? Was gold formed in the sea
and brought thenee to the land tn
enter by process of infiltration? Or
was th; gold of which the sea con
tains vast quantities, infinitely diffused, conducted to the sea aH other
terrestrial properties, which will
some dny form new continents, were
conveyed, after frost and storm and
rain 'and wind had done their part in
disintegrating the masses from which
they  were wrested?
Whatever the true answer may be,
there is the gold -in rock and banket, in pockets, in veritable mines
running from four thousand to live
thousand feel Bheor intn the bowels
of tin- earth; and the problem is to
reduce it  to hard cosh,
The process of wlimiiif Ibe crud I
metal from tbo rock Ih noi vastly different from those employed in riving
from tholr primordial beds the com
mon products of which we mnk,- our
fires and build our OfllCCS. Von bnve
tin- rod: dull of the npwcfll pnttorn,
the flynamltc charge, tlm panting
black toiling, In plntonlc gloom, |u
tiHoat of ibe brightest ot metals. Me
<s at. the mine only for a time, in order thnt he may acquire enough
money to return to his native kran'
thero to become a swell with an  ex-
-NATIONAL HERO S-IUES" NO. 5 \
Leif Ericsson—The Discoverer of America
* I ,'HE FIRST WHITE MEN to tread American soil were Lcif Ericsson and his sea-dished Viking crew.
I     This was nearly a thousand years ago, when thc Scandinavian peoples ruled the seas and held tiie secrets
4    ot navigation. The history of the fair-haired, liberty-loving sons and daughters of Sweden,Nforwayand
Denmark is rich in song and story. We have millions of these splendid folk, in our own land, and wherever ths
standard ot Liberty and Human Regress has been raised they are found in the front rank, bravely fighting for
thc Ri;;ht. Better citizens or greater lovers of Personal Liberty are unknown, for centuries our full-blooded Scan-
dinavMnorothers have been moderate users of Barley-Malt brews. Who can truthfully say it has injured them in
anyway? It is ihe ancient heritage of these peoples to revolt at Prohibitory Laws, and their vote is registered
almost to a man against such legislation. For 57 years Scandinavians have been drinkers of the honestly-
brewed beers of Anheuser*Buscn. Tliey have helped to make their great brand BUDWEISER. exceed the
S 1 es of any other beer by millions of bottles. Seven thousand, five hundred men, all in all, are daily required
10 keep pace with lhe natural public demand for Budweiser.        ANHEUSEtVBUSCH • ST. LOUIS,U.S.A.
Bottled onlym the borne plant.
A. C. Bowness
Distributor Cranbrook, B. C
Means Moderation
Ai.cr the biacK. .
uctunng a uily
tra ox or so, or, if he be of romantic temperament, an additional wife
or two.
_a* amshed—we a»c
equipped uune, o*
-ouC6e—-me ore hub to uuuergo a va
titty uf i'j'jCos.-h-;. more   vanes   man
iuU.it   Ut    US   liiiagnlo.     1UU      Uo      uut.
i^ica up nuggets every day and mme
mem into sovereigns; yoa du uul
seize a lump ol tiuariz aud crac.
guaming gold from its interior, ihe
ncit-uLinc miner 1.4 one ol those wine
cmhiren 01 nature who go bacK to tne
great mother ut ub ail ior lesions.
1-ie seetts to imitate her methods,
ihe bansettor ruck comes to hand in
ail shapes and Bizea trom lug.- lumps
lu dust. Ihe bla. ii hand sorts them
into sizes, and iu varying grades
•-hey go to the crushing mill, which
reduces the largest pieces to uniform
walnut sis.:. Nextitbe nuts are treated by the stamp batteries, each
stamp comprising a series of mechanically operated hammers, by
which the quartz or banket iB powdered,
This mixture, well watered, is now
allowed to flow over copper plates
which are coated with quicksilver.
Mercury haB a pronounced affinity
for pure guld and collects to itsell
all the unsullied grains, not as, such,
but taking them to itself and forming an amalgam, from which they
will have to be released.
But, line ns is the powdered residuum which escapes the mercy, each
tiny fragmeut is still cncapsuled in
incredibly smnll particles of rock.
A third crushing by thc best means
as yet available leaves particles 01
gold within particles of rock, an 1
here it is that thc chemist takes his
lesson from Nature. He employs cyanide of(potaB8ium. This it iB which
is employed to entice the gold Iron
its tiny rocky cave. Saturated with
a weak solution of cyanide, the gop.
leaven the rock from which bucccs
sive prcsseB have failed to divorce it
and here, as in Nature, we get it in
solution Bimilnr to that in which
whether from plutonic sources or marine, It was introduced, millions 0'
years ago, into the rocks. But Here
we hnve another amalgam, and zinc
has now to be employed to lure th-
liquid gold from its new ally, Un
der this new inllueuce the gold sin'u
in grains to the bottom of tbe tank
in which the solution is storod.
It has boen pointed out in 'Ihe
Tlmoa thnt the delicacy of the whole
operation Is only to be realized In
our knowing thut the ore of the Wll
wutciHiuiid contains on tho nvenig
only onn particle of gold to about
90,000 particles of waste material
yel. of this one partlclo metallurgists
recover from '.12 to Oil per cent!
Very differout results are returned
or course, from alluvial mining
where more gold may be washed
away than is gained, while oven
more loss ia tuintriinrd wh''U, In tin
abHeiice of water, flu w«» formerly
the    case In Ilu- Coolgnrdie district,
fanning is the method employed.
Perhaps the most expensive of all
methods, in the sense of gold sacrificed, Is what is known ns hydraulic-
ing, where water is led by pipes
from a certain height and poured
from a smaller length of hose upon
the gold-bearing material. This, if
carried out extensively, not only
washes away great quantities of gold,
but carries hence* such vast quantities of detritus as to choke river
beds and render desolate th? agricultural land which patient handB are
seeking to cultivate  in the vicinity.
Still, let us not despise tbt primitive methods. Some of the greatest
romances of mining attach to these.
In parts of the Klondyke, for example, bo severe ib ttt.1 weather that
the ground scarcely ever thaws to a
depth sufficient to' admit of proper
mining. In that case the men light
huge bon-fires to scorch the fad- uf
the claim at which tbey are working,
roast it into softness, then lay on
with pick and shovel. Others, where
water is available on the "heights and
tools generally primitive, conduct the
How through pipes, from the highest
point at which it can be accurately
directed upon a given point. Lord
Armstrong got his first lesson In hydraulics from observing the same
process in a slate of Nature. Our
miner directs his stream of water
upon «the spot suspected of harboring
gold. So immense Is tbe force of the
water that it splits the toughest
rock as If it were mere glass.
The story of must of the great
nuggets—the Blanche Barkleys and
others—are all well known. One Ilmb
.amiliar was recorded by the late
Krnncls Train of his Australian days,
llierc was n broken man at an Australian mine, a man who had seen
better times, a man of gloomy yesterday and hopeless tomorrow. And
when a little company of men wbo
Knew him had worked out their
claim, they made over to him the
whole mine in its entirety. He tuoX
a pii*. next morning and began work
at the most hopeless spot, not at
the extremity uf any of the galleries
which had been worked and abandoned, but at the,very fout of the Bhaft,
pressed a thousand times by the
feet of the men coming and going
ntoJMlt their work. Before he had dag
long his pick struck something bard.
H.'eklng to get round the boulder, he
picked wearily away, revealing more
nnd more uf the obstacle. Ho re-
lenned it at last, was hauled up with
It, sic't at heart, do tor min od to give
up so bopolcBB n claim. He was
helped into the office, where someone
exclaimed in rapture that tbe Hup
nosed boulder was 11 nugget of pure
gold,
And then the man who had ben
ulned but hnd thus suddenly co'iie
tn rtchofl, stretched out bis arms towards the great mftSB of gold, and
'ell across It-dead!—PI. ,A. Bryant In
WnndeiH of Land nnd Sea.
British Justice Impartial
The firm of Upton's (Limited) has
been removed from thc list of contractors with whom the British Government tlenls. This ia in consequence
of its connection with what Ib known
as the Canteen Scandals, where officials of the company wer*j found guilty of bribing certain officers aud
non commissioned officers of the army
tu induce tbem to grant contracts to
it for the supply of the canteens with
groceries and liquors. In summing
up the case, Mr. Justice Darling observed:
"I am bound to Bay that the evidence satisfies me that these defendants, employed by Llpton, in so far
as they mnde payments for the bribery of persons capable of inflencing
contracts in favour of Lipton's, were
acting on a system which was known
to the directorate, encouraged by the
directorate, and persisted in by the
directorate after there had been consideration given as to whether to
stop the system or not. As to the
nmount of responsibility of any particular director I '.now nothing, except as to thoBe whose names have
heen mentioned."
Sir Thomas personally was not
brought into the case, except as being the head of the firm implicated;
but the action of the Government ln
excluding him and his concern from
all future participation in contracts
is pi^tt.y severe punishment, for It
carries with it a moral condemnation
that, In the United Kingdom nt any
rate, is likely to put an end to his
career as a sportsman.
The case illustrates   the BtJjrn   im
partiality of BritiBh justice. Had
Sir Thomas been shown to be guilty,
without doubt he would have been
Bent to jail; aB it is he has been
practically sentenced to social outlawry, he who used to hobnob with
kings and princes.
AGREE TO EXCHANGE
CANADIAN TEACHKKS
London, July 21—The London
county council has approved of the
Bcbeme for the interchange of school
teachers with Canada and yesterday
gave its sanction for 13 women
teachers working in the council's
schools to be exchanged for 13 women ' teachers from Canada for one
year. They will start th; summer
holidays at salaries ranging from
£110 to £145. The board of education has promised the Canadians recognition as certified teachers during
their year in London.
Free Settlement in Oregon
Large tr,act. of good valley farming
land just thrown open for free settlement in Oregon. Over 200,000
acres in all. Good climate, rich
soil, and does not require irrigation
to raise finest crops of grains, fruit
and'garden truck. Kor large map,
full instructions and information,
and a plat of several sections of exceptionally good claims, send $3.40
to John Keefe, Oregon City, Oregon.
Three years a U. S. surveyor and
tliiibermnii. An opportunity to get a
good fertile free homestead near
town and market. 27
First Aid to Tired
Housekeepers.
Men and women with invent;ve genius are constantly devising ways and means to lighten the
labor of thc housewife. Every department of
housework is included, and nearly all are for
people of moderate means; not for those who can
employ abundant help.
To keep posted in these products read the advertising columns.. You may find something that
will save money or something that will enable
you to devote more time to the family circle.
You may not be able to afford everything, but
there are some things you cannot afford to do
without.
l|'|.7nrjnmin7'i™q!lF'Wf!r
topMWIiiini)ii|iliff,rfifflrf(inni!« >
THE PROSPECTOR,  CRANBROOK,  B. C.
An Institute of which Cranbrook citizens may be proud -CRANBROOK PUBLIC SCHOOL
Battleship vs. Submarine
An article appropriate to the disturbing
conditions in Europe
The lollowlng articles will fornv interesting reading to our many subscribers ln view oi the disturbing elements in southern Europe and the
possible breaking out ol a European
war. Urave will be the consequences
if such a calamity occurs and the resulting influences will probably mean
the changing oi the whole of thi
European map.
The article lollowlng ls by a service contributor to tbe Edinburgh
Scotsman and he replys in the lollowing terms to tbe criticism ol Sir
Percy Scott's recent letter claiming
that the day oi the Dreadnought ls
over.
Sir Percy Scott's recent letter in
the Press, In which he has pronounced bimselt to the effect that the day
ol the battleship is over, and that
naval warfare in future will be carried on almost entirely by the Instrumentality ol the submarine and
thc seaplane, has naturally aroused
controversy, and it has been bailed
with unlimited satisfaction by the
Little Navyltes. The gallant Admiral's name undoubtedly carries considerable weight in, view ol bis pre-
ciouB contributions as an Inventor to
the efficiency ol the sea service. With
the assistance ot his skilled engineer
personnel he, moreover, contrived to
produce long-range held guns at a
critical time, just when, they were
badly wanted in Natal, and by doing
so contributed appreciably towards
the saving oi Ladysmith.' Since those
dayB hts ingenuity has devised methods by which tbe effectiveness ot naval gunnery has been greatly advanced. Bnt a technicalist and inventor
is not necessarily a master oi the
art ol war, and is indeed, in the nature of things, sometimes inclined to
appraise merely mechanical contrivances at too high a value.
Enormous progress haa been made
ot late years, and ls Btill being mad;
ln developing the submarine. The
ucwest types ol these vessels are
quite large ships, with a radius ol
action extending hundreds ot mileB.
Such cralt are no longer tied to
bases on the coast, and they are capable oi proceeding long distances
without replenishing their motive
power. But they labor under the
same disability that the original
craft labor under in that, wben submerged,   they   have  to depend upon
Come on—
—Aetego
5EPT.I2L0 20-1914-
1 MONG the Amusement Features will be Irwin's
Cheyenne Frontier Dnys—150 Cowboys with
a trainload of .stock presenting every thrilling
Wild West Contest known. (JLPolo Games
will be held daily between Canadian and American teams, competing for the Northwestern
International Championship
The Rncinjs Program will include Motorcycle Races, Relay
Races, Indian Races, Cowboy Races, and the usual Running
Races. <n,There will be daily lectures and meetings of interest
in the Convention Tent. CLMore than 10,000 separate Cash
Prizes are offered and it costs nothing to compete for them
Working Demonstrations of every sort of Improved Agricultural Machinery will be made
All Railways will grant reduced rates
For Daily Program and Premium List, address 503 Chamber of Commerce Building, Spokane, Washington
Loyalty.
Loyalty to our country is good, but loyalty to
our town and our neighbors is just as important,
although rarer. To send money out of town for
things that may be obtained from townsmen and
neighbors is not loyal, and does a serious injury
to our schools, churches, and other institutions
supported by local taxation or philanthropy.
Support good roads, good churches and good
schools. Spend your money at home. You will
get just as good or better value, and can see what
you buy before you pay for it, instead of after.
Read the advertisements and deal at home.
the periscope to find the target, and
that the periscope requires clear
weather and a lairly calm sea II it
Ib to enable those in command to
make proper use ol their one weapon, the torpedo. Great advance has
likewis; been made in torpedo construction, hut the real obstacle in
the way oi effectively using this
means ol offence remains—that Ib to
say, thc difficulty ot hitting the vessel aimed at with it. When the torpedo and the torpedo boat were tlrst
introduced lt was foretold that the
days oi battleships and cruisers were
numbered, and yet, atter more than
lorty years of experience, the weapon
has only achieved a limited success
ln war time. The attack by a Japanese torpedo boat flotilla upon the
Russian fleet outside Fort Arthur
belore war had been declared undoubtedly exercised a tremmdous Influence over the course oi the struggle ln the Far East, but under the
circumstances the Russian Fleet bad
no business to be ln such a position. In neither ol the general fleet
engagements at sea which took place
later did the torpedo exercise much
Influence over the result. In the Balkan War a Turkish cruiser was very
nearly sunk by Bulgarian torpedo
boats, and a Greek torpedo boat
managed to sink a Turkish warship
in Salonika Harbor; but the torped.i
seems to have proved usdess in the
fleet actions at the mouth of the
Dardanelles. As for the submarine,
it has not been tried at all as yet In
war, and the only experience available are those of peace practice and
peace manoeuvres.
Peace practice and peace manoeuvres are apt to be delusive guides i
respect to submerged cralt. These
vessels are so easily damaged by contact with any hard substance tbat it
ls unjustifiable during mere exerciser
to act offensively against them fo
lear oi a disaster. They therclor.
have it all their own way, and can
be used with a daring that would
be out oi the question ln war, or
that at all events would certainly
load to their destruction If attempted In lace ot a real enemy. Sir Percy Scott assumes tbat the aeroplane
li to do Its work all on the side ol
the submarine; but it Ib at least possible that aircraft will prove more
formidable enemies to submarines
than to battleships or cruisers. The
submarine bas no means ot defence
againBt the aeroplane or airship.
Thsy can detect the presence ot the
submerged vessel, may be able to fly
quite near the surface above lt, and
may contrive to drop bombs accurately to burst In the water close to
their sunken target. If the periscope
be damaged, the submarine can no
longer be navigated submerged, and
il it comeB to the surface it ls at the
mercy of the destroyer or the cruiser or the battleship, il they happen
to be about. It must be added that
Sir Percy Scott does not explain how
he propose! that aircratt, and submarines, shall work together—it will
bc difficult enough tor aircralt to
work with fleets which will include a
parent ship lor the aircraft.
It has to he remembered that the
submarine is useless at night, and
that on that account the Idea of
bottling up HeetB by sealing narrows
like the StraltB ol Dover or the Gull
oi Gibraltar by mean* oi such cralt
is a delusion. Even admitting that
the narrows could iie sealed by day,
they would not be sealed at night,
and the enemy's fleet would lorce the
pass under cover of darkness. Then,
as to tbe use of aircraft, these also
are practically useless at night, and
are wholly useless in log or ln a
gale. Thc submorged vessel, Ukra the
seaplane or airship, has its uBes in
war; but both suffer under very serious limitations, and unless they can
be Improved out ol all recognition It
Is difficult to see how they can, in
the iuture, prove more than very val
liable adjuncts to naval lorce In thc
shape ol lleets, Just as the torpulo
boat and destroyer are. lt ls gctier-
ally acknowledged that tho submarine Is a moBt oflectlve lorni ol co.ist
defence, and that It Is perhaps the
boat possible Balcgunrd again ita hostile military landing, seeing that the
transports have to he anchored, and
will, In all probability, be obliged
to disembark their troops by daylight.   But even here   the submarine
will, under certain Conditions, suffer
under a seriouB limitation, because
it cannot dive In shallow water.
There are polntB along the East
Coast ot England where transports
could lie practically secure irom the
eflortB ol the submerged vessel on
this account.
Sir Percy Scott says that with a
flotilla of submarines he would undertake to get Into any harbor, and
sink, or materially damage all the
ships in that harbor. ThiB seems to
assume that the flotilla could approach the harbor wholly unobserved, in spite ol its periscopes, and in
spite of the boom which preBumably
would exist to protect the harbor.
Navigation of asubmeiged vessel by
means of the periscope in contlned
waters is by no menus an easy operation, and, aB every seaman knows
thc approach to a barber as a rule
means navigating very confined waters—much more confined than tbey
appear to be on the surface and until the chart comes, to be examined.
Still, without accepting Sir Percy
Scott's theory that thc big swimming warship is doomed, It must be
admitted that the development ot the
submarine, and the seouti.ig powers
possessed by aircralt, do seem to
suggest that the system ol depending mainly upon a tew huge and very
costly battleships Ib a mistake, as
individual vessels now run such risks
ot being destroyed by an unneen enemy without helng able to d-fend
themBelveB. For practical purposes,
it is as easy to destroy a eupcr-
dreadnought ot over 25,000 tons
which has cost nearly £3,000,000, bj
torpedo, as it is to destroy a sinal'
battleship of, say 12,000 tons, which
will not have cost mare than £1,000,
000, by the same means. The Japanese, lt must be remembered, lost
two out ef their six battleuhips in
1904 owing to floating mines, which
serves to show the danger nl trusting to a small number ol powerlu'
ships in war; it means tbat there
may be an insufficient .reserve against
more or less unforseen, but not Impossible, accident. The very extremi
views put forward in the letter whicl
'ias started this controversy has a'
'east the advantage that lt wa:
bound to attract al tentlon and to
irovoke discussion, and It ls nc
loubt time that our whole nhlpbulld-
'ng policy should be carelully reviewed in   the   light ol recent discovery
A. W. Dingman declares
Drill is the only Geologist
Calgary, July 27-Mr. A. W. t)ing-
man, managing director ot the Calgary Petroleum Products Company,
ln a most interesting address on the
subject ol the Calgary oilfield, at a
luncheon held under thi auspices ol
the Ad Club, in thc Palllser hotel,
said in part:
"Wc will make a new page in the
history ol the oil world. He ha.e
got to proceed carelully because best
opinions show lhat cond uona ate
unique, and experience in [urmer
fields has not been of much use. The
conditions at present are very promising."
IN THB EARLY DAYS
Continuing, Mr. Dingman said that
his brothers had been pioneers in the
Pennsylvania oil activities in the
early days when operations started
with drilling a l-lnch hole ubout tiOU
or 700 liet deep, which at that time
waB considered a marvelous feat.
Bradford, Pa., had bcen the lirst "Oil
city" ol that district, and despite
the lact that there were 10,000 producing wells in the Btate, the city ul
Urudtord had only one oil exchange,
whereas Calgary already had six.
Mr. Dingman expressed the opinion
that thc club's motto, "Truth iu Advertising," was well worth studying,
and thereupon he produced an advertisement which he read to tbe members. He added that a certain company advertised their holdings as
having the same condition aB at the
Dingman well, only much better. He
thought it would be much better to
stay nearer the truth with regard to
advertising.
DRILL THE ONLY GEOLOGIST
Proceeding, Mr. Dingman stated
that in the promotion ol oil companies they might with advantage go
a little slower, Ior it would be a pity
to torever prejudice the financial interests of the world respecting the
district. Every company that was
started was headed with the name
and floated upon the statements ol
some geologist—and the public put
up its money.
But alter all waB said and done,
the drill was the only real geologist.
ed tu with marked attention and at
the close be was awarded a very
hearty vote ol thankB tor hiB interesting mid instructive remai'.B. The
gathering was presided over by Mr.
Andrew Miller, who introduced Mr.
Dingman to the company, in a short
but appropriate speech, in which he
referred to Mr. Dingman bb the "discoverer," the "optimist," and the
"good citizen."
Methodist Church
Rev.  W. Elson Dunham, Paitor
Sunday services: The pastor will
preach at 11 a. in. and 7.30 p.  m.
Morning  subject:   "World   I.ove."
Evening subject: "Wisdom and
Folly."
The choir will render an anthem at
each service.
All are invited.
Presbyterian Church
Hev.  W. K. Thomson,  pastor.
Morning service, 11 a. in.
Sunday School and llihle Class at
3 p. in.
Evening service, 7.30 p.  m.
Anthem,,selected, morning and ev
cning.
"For wisdom Is better thin rubieB
and all things that may be desired
ire not to be compared to It."
Prov. 8:11.
Baptist Church
Pastor, Rev. O. E. Kendall.
Services:   11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m,
Sunday School, 3.00 p. m.
Fellowship Bible class, 3.00 p. m.
Baptist    Young     People's   I'nlon,
Monday, 8.00 p. in.
Salvation Army Hall
CAPT. and MRS. HUSTLER
Saturday, the 2!ith, at 8 p. m. a
goBpel service will be conducted. On
Sunday, the 26th, at 3 p. in.    Sun-
and recent developments In the art ol
naval warlare. To say, as Sir Percy Scott dais, that "submarines and
aeroplanes have entirely revolutionized naval warfare" ln no doubt to
go too far, but theBe two important
adjuncts will undoubtedly considerably influence naval warlare ot the
Iuture, and they may have the effect
ot substituting numbers lur size in
the main fighting cratt, which will
hencetorth he constructed in tbis and
other countries.
FINANCIAL JEALOUSY.
"The duke Is tearfully jealous," remarked the heiress.
"Worries him to see you look at
another man, eh?"
"No. But It gives him the shudders every time I spend any ol my
money.''
Vancouver's Exhibition
Everything Is ready Ior the Filth
Annual Show to be held In th'j Terminal City, Sept. 3 to 12 Inclusive.
With three big exhibits Irom the
Dominion government and a hall-
dozen Irom the provincial government ln course ol preparation the
directora and management ot the
Vancouver Exhibition Association
are predicting a great success lor the
IHth annual fair wblch will bc opened
this year on September third and
continued to September twelfth whon
all the many features ol thc big fair
will have been completed.
Tho big, roomy buildings will ho
filled with exhibits. Tho buildings
themselves aro spick and span nnd
just about ready for the th itlsanda
of displays which they will Iioubc
Outside, the mnall army ol garden
im working all summer long have
converted the grounds Into u aei.Ua
ot lawns nnd llower bods. Nothing
has been neglected, nothing left undone lor the comlort nnd ennvenlence
ol the visitors who will Hock Irom
all parts ot the province.
Special tares wlll he granted by the
transportation companies to Van-
cauver exhibition vlaltora.
Experts could advise and were ol
great assistance, but no one could
really tell the exact spot at which
oil or gas would be discovered.
Moreover, the findings ol one well
were guides for only a very small
area, as the anticlines here were so
long and narrow and the aynclines so
deep.
WELL SITES  CONDEMNED.
The site of Dingman No. 1 well had
been condemned and some of the directors were bo impressed with the
condemnation that they throated to
Issue an Injunction if the rest ol the
directors proceeded with operations.
They had gone on just the same. The
site ol No. 2 well had also been Utterly condemned by expert geolo isti,
and II the advice ol these men respecting the sites ol the two wells had
been lollowed there would have been
no oil boom at present in Calgary.
NATURE HAD REFINED THE OIL.
Mr. Dingman also stated tbat everybody knew all about geological
formations In these daya, and there
was quite a great deal ol talk about
the absolute necessity of making a
strike ol black crude oil. He hail
asked an eminent geologist why he
should want black oil, and wh n be
got right down to lacts the geologist could not explain. If the yellow oil sold Inr $8 a barrel, wby
should they want oil that sold at 75
cents, and that had to be refined?
Thon again, people arti ally told
him that tho oil was nut where it
was. They said It had seeped (rom
live mileB away. The oil thoy were
taking out of the Dingman woll today could not siiueov.e throtigb five
miles of that sund-rock (orumtiuii in
10,000 years. It wns just a caso ol
Mother Nature rellnlng the oil li r
Alberta, and somo ol her children
still crying (or milk when they bud
the crenm. They Iiml a puz/le in
this district lur geologists, nml Ihey
Bhould po slowly, but they were lor-
lunate In having eiiouih ia"ltul in
finance the Held in one tenth ol the
time that would imve be n taken len
yenrs ago without tbe enlhiiHiasiu ul
the present ami its niorlianlonl e ,nlp-
ment.
Mr. Dlngman'H  address was listen
day School, subject "The Light of
the World."
In the evening at 8 p. m. a gospel servlce'wlll be held.
Capt. Hustler will llll the vacancy
ol the Rev. Kendall on Sunday morning.
Methodists Think Union Dead
Issue
Toronto, July 21.—Church union
will he treated as a drad issue at
the coming Methodist conlerence, ac-
tording to a high church dignitary
Ho pointed out that the request ol
the Presbyterian general assembly to
the MethodiBt church to keep up negotiations tor another two years to
enable the Presbyterians to take a
second ballot did not commend it-
sell lully to thc general conference officers.
The death blow to organic union
ol the Presbyterian and Methodist
churches in Canada he considered waa
Btruck when so many leading Presbyterians left the general assembly
to organize a "no surrender" league.
The upshot ol that movement hid
been the organization ot the antiunion sentiment In the Presbyterian
body on a basis which rendered the
task of uniting the entireties Impossible.
A New Version of the
Familiar Letter
Montreal, July 9, 1914.
Hear Hit-:—
Knowing   lhat   you    are Interested
nlwnys,   uud open for an Investment
In  Good   Live  Business  Propositions
1 tnko   the liberty ot presenting  to
vou what seeiim to mo In be the most,
wonderful business, anil In which, no
lloubt, you will taVe n lively Inter
est, and perhaps write me by return
•nnll tho amount Dl stick thnt you
wish tn hiiIihi-i Mn' Inr toward tlio Inr
innt'nn of this Company.
The object ol this Company Is t'
operate a large Cat Ranch In North
ern Ontario,' whore land enn lie purchased cheap lor the purpose.
Tn start with wo will collect
about nne hundred thousand (100,0001
cats, each cat will average twelve
Kittens a year. The skins run Irom
ten centB (10c) each Iur the white
ones, to seventy-five cents *76c) tor
the pure blacKs. This will give ua
twelve million (12,000,000) skins a
year, to sell at the average of 30c a
piece, making our revenue about Ten
Thousand Dollars (110,000) a day
Gross.
A man can skin lllty zSO) cats per
day, at Two Dollars (J2.00).
It will take 100 men to operate the
Ranch, therelore, the net pro&t   \
be about Nine Thousand, Eight Hun-
lred Dollars ($9,800)  per   dny   alter
"aying the expenses.
We will start a Rat Ranch next
door and feed the Cats on the Hats.
The lints multiply   tour   times   aa
fait as    the catB.   If we start   with
one Million rats, we will have, th»
ore, lour rats per day tor each cat.
And then we will leed the rats un
'he carcasses of the cats, from which
lie skin! have hem ta'ien, giving
each rat a tourth ot a   cat.
It will thus be seen that the business will he self-acting, and aiitomat-
c a'l the way through, the cats will
■at the rats, and tho ratB will cat
cuts, and  we will get the Bkins.
Eventually we will crosB the cats
with Snakes, and they will then skin
themselves once a year, nnl thus save
the cost of the men's wagon lor skln-
nin . them.
Awaiting your prompt rorly, anl
'rusting thnt you will appreciate
'his opportunity to get rich quickly,
t remain,
Yours very truly,
(Sgd.i       .1. (1. OATTARATT.
CANCELLATION OF RESERVE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
the reserve established by notice In
tho British Columbia Gazette on December 27th, 1907, is cancelled In bo
lar as It relates to the lands covered by expired Timber Licence No.
33C15. Thc said lands have been surveyed into Lots 11821, 11822, 11823
and 11824, Group 1, Kootenay District, and will'be opened to entry by
pre-emption at 9 o'clock in the lore-
noon on Monday, September 21st,
1914. Further Information can he
obtained at the office ol the Government Agent, Fernie, B. C, where all
applications lor entry must be made.
ROBERT A. RENWICK,
Deputy MiniBter ol LandB
Lande Department,
Victoria,  B. C,
2lBt July, 1914.
31,33,35,37,39
WATER NOTICE
Notice Is hereby given that Robert
Ewen nnd Jamea Ewen ol Cranjirook,
B. C will apply for a license to
take and une lo miners inches ol water out of a spring about 0 miles N.
W. ot Cranbrook, which tlows in a
southeasterly direction and empties
Itself into St. Joseph's Creek about
one mile In an easterly direction
(rom  Cranbrook.
The name ol the Btream is Hospital Creek.
The wator will be diverted Irom
the Btream on the northeast side,
about 150 teet, more or loss, 1 Irom
stream and will be used tor mining
purposes,
The land on which the water Is to
be used is described as loliows:
gravel or placer ground.
Tbis notice was posted on the
ground on the 24th day uf July, 1914
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the
requirements of tbe "Water Act" will
be filed in the office ot the Water
Recorder at Cranbrook.
Objections may be filed witb the
said Water Recorder, or with the
Comptroller ol Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C.
ROBERT EWEN & JAMES EWEN,
3n-4t Applicants
CREDITORS TRUST DEEDS ACTS,
1901,  AND  AMENDING  ACTS.
NOTICE Is givon that Ph neas De
Vere Hunt carrying on business as a
Real Estate Agent in the City ol
Cranbrook In the Province ol British
Columbia, assigned to George H.
Ashworth of the City o! Cranbiook,
Province aforesaid, accountant in
trust lor the oenetlt ol his Creditors
all his Real and Personal property
credits and effects which may be seized and sold undor execution which assignment bears date thc 22nd day ol
July, 1914.
AND NOTICE Is lurther given thnt
a meeting of the creditors will be
bold at the oltlce ol the Assignee's
Solicitor, T. T. Mecredy, Cranbrook,
II. O., on tbe 5th day ol Auguit.
1914, at the hour ol 4.80 o'clock In
the nlteiii'i.,11 tor the purpose ol giving directions Inr the disposal ol tbo
Kitate,
AND NOTICE Is •further given that
Creditors are required to send to the
ssslgnee on or belore the sth day oi
August, 1914, particulars duly vended ol their claims and the security
II any 1 held by them,
Dated at Crnnbrook this 24th day
ol July, A. D. 1914.
GEORGE  H.   ASHWORTH.
.1021 Assignee THE PROSPECTOR. CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA
CONVENIENT Burns coal, coke, or
wood. Large feed doors make firing easy.
M'Clary's
Sunshine
Ihmace
See the McCIary dealer or write for booklet
Water pan is filled
without    removing.
Sold by Patmore Bros., Cranbrook, B. C.
Mr. Archibald Fairbairn
(I.A.L.C.M.)
Teacher of Violin
has vacancieH for a   limited   number
of pupils,
Mr, Knirbtttrn also has vacancies in
his Art Classes fur instruction in all
branches of water-colour painting
ln oils, pastel and other mediums,
Outdoor clauses in sketching from nature, the model, etc.,
Terms on application to
MR,  ABOHD. FAIRBAIRN*,
Oranbroclt, B. 0.
(Arrangements can be made for tui-
ition to be given at pupils' own res-
isdence.
NO ALUM
Don't Experiment With
Cheap Cars
An
tin?
limit,   o(   riutomotrili
wlio at thu end of oooh »
son    in   disappointed   hi    i
purcfui.si.   on  which yon  ho[
to economize?
H ho, we havo welcome ne
for     Vol!    llllll     till    irthi'l'S    w
have   experiment*)    wiMi   i
cheap cms.   nude   mostly
(Oil,
Every >
dispone .
thm h«vti
payment
this
l.ii
In many CISC'* tho speedometers show tlwt tho mr.1* have
been run Inu irom SiOOo to
10,000 mill's, wlillo th*-ir life
Ih from 100,000 io 160,000
miles. After thoroughly overhauling thc only thin« worn
down  is  thi! prlftO,
Itarely moro than half is ul-
lowed by im when teJcIng a
car on u tnidi' di-al of this
kind. V,f nro soiling th<rto
curs for just whut. thoy cost
us, iiiukinc our profit from
the now ear.
Right NOW is iho timo to
make u win*- Holeotion, us our
list is completn am) contains
some ffii'iit values, ninny of
thom flno si\ cylinder mU-
storting cms. (lur lint ifl
now   n-ad.v   und   will   In'   st'irt
nnywhoro upon reqtfrst.
TlieA^ritonMofcfl
Car Co.
Spokane,Wash.
FOR THOSE ODD JOBS ABOUT
THE HOUSE-THE YANKEE
SPIRAL SCREWDRIVER
NOTICE
Get your barber work done on  Wednesday mornings, as all barber sbo;>*
will close Wednesday afternoons during July and August.
Per Order        BARBERS I'SIOX,
R. S, Nelson, Secretary
For Sale Rents & Wants
KOR SALB—3000 potato Backs,   sec-
md hand, in goud condition.   Write
A.B.C., Box 320, Cily. *81-2t
$150   FOR  SIXTY    DAYS   TO   ANY
thoughtful man or woman for helping    uh    circulate    Bible   literature.
Uible House, Desk 6,  Brantford.
FOR RENT—Excellent store on Armstrong 'avenue,  lately occupied   by
Nlblock   &   Barker,   Apply    W.    W.
Kilby.
$15    WEEK   AND   EXPENSES     TO
travel  appointing  local  representatives.    Whitfield   Liuscott, Dept.   7,
Brantford,
ROOMERS WANTED—Meals served,
breakfast u specialty. Cor. Lumsden    avenue    and    Kdward   street.
Phone Ml.   Mrs, J. tf, Mennie. ;
•29-lt
AGENTS—Wreck of Empress of Ireland fltilt selling by thousands.
Prospectus free on promise to can-
vuss. Big commission, Bralley-tJar-
retson, * Brantford,
With the adjustments that make the
right and left hand movements and nlso
plain screwdriver. This handy inexpensive tool is needed in every home. Comes
complete with three bits of different
widths.
The Disston Handy Hand Saw
Yes, it is Always sharp, will hold it5
edge three times as lonn' as the ' just as
good " kind. Another point to consider —
IT'S FULLY WARRANTED. When
yo'J buy a Disston you are getting the
very best saw that the very best mechanics know how to build.
One Disston Will Outwear Ser-
eral of the Common Kind
If It's Quality Tools
First
Come Here
Out-of-town orders given   prompt
attention
F. Parks fi? Co.
HARDWARE   and    HOUSE
FURNISHINGS
CRANBROOK,    ■    British Columbia
.
Local  News
Bpeaklng of picture framing, Kilby
Frame* Pictures.   'Nugh said.
T. T. McVittie of Port Bteele   wan
In the city last Sunday.
Born—To Mr. nn.l Mrs. ('. Tyler,
on Sunday, July 26th, b   daughter,
Nurse Oarson left on Thursday for
Hull River to attend tt patient,   who
Is very sick.
Gordon Palmer of Oanal kimh wuh
registered nt the Oranbrook Hotel
Tuesday,
Mr. and Mm, J, P, Kink and (ami
Jy nre visiting MiIh weok al, fJre-n
imy, M-.vie Lake,
Minn Pye left for Spokane yester
day, and anticipates resuming her
teaching the last woek  in  August.
R. E. Beattie returned this week
from spending a trip up in the Windermere district.
KILBY  FRAMES  PICTTRES
Born—On Wednesday, July 29th, to
Mr. nnd Mrn. J, T. McFadden, a
son.
Born-On Saturday, July 18th, to
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Matson, a daughter.
ff.  RatclifTe nnd  P.  Butterfleld   of
lnvermere were in the city on business Monday. They report business
ftrt being very quiet up thp valley.
Mrs. Frank Martin and son,
I.awrancp, of Winnipeg, are visit int
at the home of Mr. nnd Mrs. Maurice quain.
Miss H. M. Collins, of the dry
goodti department nf the F;nk Mercantile Co., is visiting several of the
prairie cities, among whirl, are Cal
gary, I.arombe and Penh old. '
R. J. Lung uf Creston was union k
the visitors registered at the Cranbrook on Tuesday. Mr. Long is well
known here and nlwnys receives a
hearty welcome from his friends,
Mr. and Mrs, J. L. Cranston and
their little daughter left Monday for
Winnipeg  where they  are  expecting to
A MISTAKEN IDEA
There ore Mme people wlio itl 11 retort
to drugged pills or nlcoholfi nyrupi to
overcome colds, nervousness or general
debility, nntl who know thai lhe pure,
unadulterated nourishment In Scott's
Qmulilon Is eminently better, but refrain
from Inking it because thej fenr it mny
lead to excessive tal or oh Ity.
This Iin mistaken Ides, Ikm sh ic Scott's
Kriiul.ii.ii firs! strength ri ilu-body before
making flesh* It* mood forming proper*
ti«s niil nntiir.* to throw off sicltneu by
building" health froth It verj Ronrce, ana
flefdi is formed onlj by its i onlinued use,
A void alcoholic aubatllul i foi SCOTT'S.
spend  several   weeks  of  their    vacation.
KILBY FRAMES  PICTURES
Mrs. M. B, Oolllns and children are
leaving in a few days for Regina to
visit some of their friends until Mr.
Oolllns is established in his new position at Lethbridge.
Frank Johnson and Frank Carlson
returned from a lishing trip lu the
Moyie Lake on Thursday night with
ns tine a catch of tish us one could
wish to hook on a line.
Rev. O. E. Kendall and daughter
Uuth have returned from a vacation
trip to Vancouver where tho annual
meetings of the British Oolumbla
Baptist Convention were held early
in the month.
The Parker boys, accompanied by
their father and a friend, went ilsh
ing on Oold Creek Tuesday and drew
iu HOO tish Tor the party to divide.
They were much elated with their
»ueeess.
The regular monthly meeting o. the
Ladles \id Society of the Methodist
Church will be held at the homo of
Mrs. ti. U. Powell, Garden a\cnue,
on Wednesday afternoon. August Sth,
at :\ p, m.
KILBY  FRAMES PIOTURBS
llev. Dr. Spencer of Vancouver, a
preacher ol wide reputation in the
Baptist denomination, will be the
speaker at tbe public Hemes in the
Baptist Church on Sunday. Dr, Span
cer la an expert worker among tin*
children and will nlso address tho
school.
The maximum and minimum temperatures for the mouths of June ami
July are June 15th 86 degrees an!
the ~\i\ 87 degrees, with a rainfall of
two and one-tenth inches; for July
the 3thh ;>7 decrees and the mth 34
degrees with a rainfall ol one inch.
The children of Marysville and
Kimberley enjoyed a splendid outing
at the former place on Wednesday.
Several miners and parents also accompanied the party and an excellent
time was enjoyed with the usual
round of races and sports that at
tact, themselves to such picnics.
CARD OF THANKS
Mrs. John E. Stannett fffshtes to
very sincerely thank all her friends
wbo by their many actB of kindness
and sympathy and gifts of beautiful
llowers, did so much to help and
comfort her during her reomt bereavement.
KILBY FRAMES PICTURES
For thirty days only Beale and Elwell are offering the biggest snap in
real estate in the history of Cranbrook, a live-roomed cottage •five
minutes walk from the Post Office),
newly decorated throughout, water
and electric light. Price (for 30 days
only) $900. Terms $25.00 cash and
$2.*>.00 per month, 8 per cent, interest.   Apply Beale & Elwell.
The pipe organ of the Methodist
church has been undergoing a complete overhauling this week by Mr.
C, W. Howard of Vancouver. The
repairs and improvements will include nn electric blower and ventilat-
The instrument will be used at th
ing system, the strengthening of the
instrument throughout and tuning,
services Sunday though work, it is
expected, will not be completed until
next week.
We are interested to learn that Mr.
Archd. Fairbairn, of this city, has
been engaged by the Industrial school
Ll the local R. C. Mission (St. Eugene) as music teacher to that institution. He is now getting the mission string orchestra and brass band
into shape and under his capable tuition the talent at his disposal
amongst the Indian hoys and girls at
the Mission Bhould bring additional
kudos to both teacher and pupils,
KILBY FRAMES  PICTURES
Mr. Arthur G. Shatford's most intimate friend* are extremely sorry to
hear that hia recent hunting expedition in the Wattsburg Alps proved
such an entire failure but his efforts
were rewarded in having shot three
gophers, He left on Tuesday afternoon for the Prairie Provinces to call
on the leading lumbermen there to
make exhaustive enquiries into the
lumbering business and also to ascertain the renson or the present inactivity of the oil market.
a case was brought to hand this
week of tha probability of the gifts
made to subscribers by the Agricultural association ln tho shape of a
scy ring safety attachment, The
bunch of keyH had been lost nbout
two weeks whin thoy were found by
R, P. Moflatt who traced the number given to Dr. Rutledge, the own
or of the lost property. Mr. Moflatt
snd pnrty were having a little vaeu
lion on the St. Mary's Ln'e und
wnn in ihe neighborhood of Mossing
Crook when be saw the keys lying on
the ground.
a oarlonh of contractor's material
arrived In thfl rlty this weed for the
construction of the new waterworks
nnd work wilt be pushed mi fust, as
possible na soon nn the pipe nrrivoR,
whleh Ih expected to bfl some time
BboUt  the middle of next  week.
Messrs. Leader, Hotson and Goode
oi Lethbridge have the contract in
hand, and as thoy come highly recommended tbey can he trusted to
see that the terms of thfl contract,
lu so far as the employment of local
labor is concerned as well as making
efficient progress, are fully carried
out.
-_    ^ m
KILBY FRAMEB PICTURES
I
On Wednesday the children of the
Methodist Church left the schoolroom
for the Picnic grounds in good style,
they being driven thoro by friends
who provided automobiles; with flags
Hying and Ringing the children pass
ed through the streets.
On arriving at the grounds, about
two miles out of the city in one ol
the most beautiful spots imaginable,
the children set to and enjoyed thom
selves in roynl fashion. Ah the nf
ternoon wai too hot for any great
exertion the sports wero held over
until nfter supper and then thoy wore
thoroughly enjoyed by young and
old.
It was a pleasurable sight for the
committee in charge to note tho
'urge attendance ol the children's
parents. This was very enoournglng,
as it portrayed a greater interest Lit
the doing of the children and the i"
torest the teachers were paying to
ward their welfare.
Tho August number of Rod nnl
Gun issued by W. J. Taylor, Limited,
Publisher. Woodstock, Ont., has appeared and is up to the usual standard ol excellence maintained by this
representative Canadian magazine of
outdoor life. The cover cut is an attractive one and illustrates a big
catch of tuna in Nova Scotia where
tbe sport of catching this big tish
with rod and Has is growing in favor. Tbo contents include many interesting stories and articles, among
them another canoe story "To Moose
Factory by Canoe" wh'ch in so far
as the territory covered is concerned
forms a continuation of the account
given in last month's issue of a Trip
fromiLatte TemiscamWg to Lake A.bi-
tlbi, Bonnycastle Dale gives a graphic description of "Wild Fowling
with the Kwakiutls" and the issue
includes stories of interest to the
general reader as well as articles and
departments containing special information for sportsman.
W. W. KILBY
PRACTICAL    PICTURE    FRAMER
ARMSTRONG AVENUE
P. O. Box 802 Oranbrook, B.C.
Keep the Correct Time
and you wiil always be prompt in
your business or social appointments. Our Watches are noted for
their excellent timekeeping qualities. They are beautiful works of
the jeweler's art, too, and very
elegant in appearance. Chains and
Fobs of all kinds, in varied designs
and the best 14k*. gold. Gentlemen
in need of first-class Jewelry will
find this a good place to buy.
RAWORTH
BROS.
Jewelers fr Opticians
Cranbrook,    -    -    B. C.
The
'Rexall Store'
The Store with a Reputation
KOOTENAY'S
GREATEST
DRUG
6?
BOOK
STORE
The
Beattie - Murphy
Co., Ltd.
"Where ll I ,iy« lo Deal"
Cranbrook
B.C
Please Take Notice!
Cranbrook   Trading   Co.   from   the
15th August will give Monthly
Credit on Cash Basis
Credit and Cash 30 Days
Commencing on the lath uf August we are starting on a strictly Credit-Cash
30 day baala. WW HEMWVW THAT THOSE WHO PAY THEIR ACCOUNT AT THE
END OF THIRTY DAYS ARE ENTITLED TO CASH PRIOK8.
We will make all charges from our Inst Orocery Price List, and, as well as on
otber linen of goods, they   will ho found to be very much below regular charge prices.
Wo shall havo
count wlmlevor.
price for everybody   and it will not   be subject to any dlH-
Our accounts will be rendered from the 15th of each month to the 15th" of the
next; it seems to us that the lath is the gcneial payday and we think this date
will satisfy everyone. Five days of grace will be given in which to pay these monthly accounts, but if the account is not paid by_tha 20th of any month, no further credit will ho allowed until  the account is paid.
We anticipate thnt this 30-Day Credit-Cash System will be something that will
appeal strongly to all consumers who want to KEEP DOWN THE COST OP LIVING
Ircausc thoy are thus enabled to get tbe lowest cash prices and at tbe same time
only hnve to pay their account onco a month. This will be at a time when most
people are receiving their  pny.
We would a^ain call attention to the rule that all of these 30 Day Accounts
must ho paid hy tho 20th na it is only by this that we will be able to give the low
prices we intend to make   the fenture of this system.
We would particularly like all our present customers to take advantage of this
new system and we assure you of a considerable saving over the old method. If.
however, you have an overdue account on our books we would ask you to let us have
as much as possible on it at the same time that you are paying your monthly account, or at any otter time; but of course we must have the monthly account paid
as outlined above.
We shall he glad to answer any enquiry about this new system of ours and invite everybody to ask our prices.
Courtesy to our customers and prompt attention to all orders will be found
to bo the prevailing feature of all our dealings.
Respectfully yours,
The Cranbrook Trading Co.
NOTICE   OF
Redistribution Commission
NOTICE is hereby given that a meeting
will be held on Tuesday next, 4th August, 1914,
at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, at the Government
Office, Cranbrook, B. C, by the Honourable the
Commissioners appointed by the British Columbia
Government for the purpose of hearing and taking
evidence in re the redefinition of Electoral Districts.
N. A. WALLINGER,
* Government Agent.
30th July, 1914.
Lawnjennis
The lollowing Ib a list ol matches
played during the past week in the
Cranhrook Lawn Tennis club's annual tournament:
L. 8. Mackersy -30 beat 3. W. Wilson, scratch, 6—1, 6—4.
0. R. Newton, -15J, beat 8. 8.
Phillips, scratch, 6—1, 6-0.
M. A. Beale, -30, bent H.H.Bourno,
-IS, 6-3, 3—6, 6-0.
Miss Erlcksjn, -30, hent Miss Hewitt, -IS, 6-0, 6—1.
Mecredy and Pair) aim, -40, bent
Oreen and Beale, -15J, 6-3, 6—2.
H. Mclllwaino, -40, beat Cl. McCreery, -1S1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0.
J. McBwen beat A. 11. Shnt-
lord.   W. O.
McEwen and Newton bent Hic'is
nnd A. N. Other.   W. O.
Miss Mecredy, -30, heat Mrs, Mill
er, scratch, 6—0, 6—0.
Fairbairn & MIsb Hewitt, -If., hot
Rumsey and MIks Banwoll, scratch,
6-0, 6-4.
Band Concert
The Cranhrook ('Ity Hand will Klve
their regular weekly open air concert
Sunday evening, August 2nd, commencing at 8.46 p. m.
PROOHAMMI3
Mnrch—On thc Hike ...  Hroc'<cnshiro
Overture—The ('nlil ol 1'ngdad   ....
    Hoieldlei
Waltzes--"La Rotree"    Nathan
Holeotion—Aula Scotia   I.auder
Intonnoazo—ICgyptln   Olman
Mnrch—Tho Hl'ow Hoy   Huff
HOD HAVl'l THR KINO.
.lames  Austin,  Ilunilinaster
IIIH PACK WAH IIIH FORTttNH
MAHTOIl'H  MOV1UMBNTS.
The Caller-1 want lo see yonr
master uliout a  hill.
Tho Diplomatic Servant—Ho wuil
to the country Inst night.
The Caller—1 want to pny him.
The Diplomatic Hervant (hastily)—
Hut he returned lhis morning,
Change of Kimberley
Time Table
Today it will he lound that the
time-table in connection with the
Kimberley train has heen changed.
The train tbat has lor some time
been running Irom Klmberlay to Fernie with change at Cranbrook will
have been taken off that run and
Irom today the old route will be lol-
lowed.
Thc present trains will run to Kimherley on Tuesday, Thursday and
Hnturdny, leaving Crnnhrook at 7,30
a. m. on tb' several days. The up
train, will he known as the68S and
the dowu train ns the 686.
It Ib to he hoped that all thoBe
who arc used to travelling on this
line will tn'ic notice ol thi changes
mnde, so they may not be inconvenience thereby to nny considerable extent.
F. E. Simpson
erly   ol   Cranbrook, Kami
and Victoria)
General Broker
Homesteads Decrease
Ottawa, July 24.—Homestead entries lor the mouth of May, lor the
four Western provinces, numbered 2,-
138, as compared with 3,479 for the
same period* last year, a decrease ol
1,041.
Manitoba entries increased [rom 227
to 316, und Alberta entries Irom 1,-
139 to 1,195. Saskatchewan entries,
on the other hand, fell from 1,572 ln
1913 to 875.
The proportional decrease in British Columhla win even larger, the
entries in 1912, numbering S81 ns
compared with 52 this year. During
Muy 4,785 pnten'.s fnr 287,895 acres
of hunt woro Issued hy tho Interior
depnitment, nn Compared with 2,710
patents covering 463,530 acrcn lor tho
snme month In J91.1. Americans head
the Imt of homcHtcndors with a totul ol 454; ('una Han ho nesteailera
numbered 345; English 23d, Austro-
lliingnrlniiH 266, Hum Inns 194; Norwegians 57 and HwoiIoh 62. Tho homesteaders lor the month Included one
.Inpanese, one Chlnesi nnd one African, t,
References:   People Who Know  Me.
Address:
CALGARY,   ALBERTA
Queen's Hotel Block
I would be pleased to handle any
ommlaslons for my friends and others who desire to transact business
ln tbe Oil Fields of Alberta, The
chances are good for legitimate speculative profit, but every well will
not be a gusher. We aim to handle
stocks of only the best companies.
Wa will do everything we can to ascertain the facts. 28-3t
F. E. SIMPSON
Of* __\
-Made ef Ihe highest quality
talc money can buy—milled
lo infinite smoothness, and , .
then   perfumed   with Ihe ¥
genuine "CORSON" perfume..
/_, ,   Meal Orchid
LorSO/l S Pomander
Dm'i buy cheap. Inferior uke,
eoeteriy milled and cheaply
■ itnl ad, whan by aikinr For
"—H'» you can get tha W
Ask yeur Druggist
Made by *
■OVMIMN mniNU L1MITBD, TO«ONTO
Big Surprize to
Many in Cranbrook
Local people are surprized at the
QUICK results received from slmplu
buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as
inlied In Adler-1-kn, the Herman remedy which became famous by curing
appendicitis. Beattie-Murphy Co.,
states that this simple remedy antl-
septlclzes the digestive system and
draws oil the Impurities eo thoroughly that A HINOI.U DOHH relieves
sour stomach and constipation INSTANTLY. IMt

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