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 T Ibrary Leg. Asscm.   Sept. 5.-13.
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VOL. 18
No: 22
The Political Situation
Hy R.  W. Thompson
ln the Muy number of Maclean's Magazine,
The writer of tins article is one of the best Informed writers on Canadian politics. Many of us ought not agree with his deductions hut they
represent views of a very Important section of the men in public life and
students of politics. Mr. Thomson was on The Globe editorial staff many
years ago but left at the time that paper advocated unrestricted reciprocity with the United States. He was opposed to it, taking the side ol tbe
late Hon. Rdwnrd Blake, He made a strong tight in (avor of the recent
agreement with tiie United States, It is questionable whether a general
election will be held as soon as he prophesies because the census will not
be completed foi a long time yet, but it is moro than likely that the pres
ent Parliament will go to the country belore its term is completed.
To understand the Ottawa situation one must keep steadily in mind
that the present Parliament is necessarily shortlived. Ministry, Opposition, members all alike assembled in
that consciousness, and have been
ruled by it ever since. The reason
why this twelfth Parliament must be
shortlived is that it does not represent Canada of the census of last
June, but represents the Dominion of
a census now nearly eleven years past
AU eastern provinces, including Ontario, are slightly over-represeuted.
The West lacks more than twenty of
its due number or M.P.'S.
This would not necessarily make
the Parliament very short-lived if the
West were in substantial agreement
with the Enst, or rather with Ontario, whose ovcr-whelmlng vote In the
late elections put the collective Kast
against the West on the paramount
question of reciprocity in natural pro
ducts with the states. Outside ot Ontario the collective Rnst agreed with
the West on that business.
It is conceivable, though improbable, that the West, if represented according to the last census, might a-
gree with Ontario's vote. It is also
conceivable thnt Ontario, at the election after general distribution of representation, may reverse or largely
modify her vote of last September.
Conservatives differ from Liberals in
prognosticating on that. The sure
thing is that a vigorous element in
the West regards tbnt region as fnr
less tban duly represented; feels Ontario to be much over-represented,
and feels wrongly inasmuch as opinion adverse to tbe West has undue
control of public policy.
This situation is bad all round, li
is dangerous. It provokes embitter
meat, and therefore agitation in the
West. It is not fair to Ontario, Sure
ly ber people, collectively, desire no
more than tbeir due of representation
The wiser of them must know that
serious harm to the trade of their
province might and probably would
come if it were maintained by the
Ministry any longer than is necessary
In a domineering position.
lt Is not to be supposed that Mr.
Borden and bis colleagues wish to
prolong the unrepresentative Parliament. They appear to he reasonable,
prudent,   honorable men.   They know
that their tlU« of ofllce after next
yenr will be Hawed lf the present Par
liament continue. They know that
public opinion would credit them
with fenr of the electorate if they
appeared anxious to stave off a Redistribution Act, or the general election subsequent thereto.
Because census returns germane to
Redistribution are still incomplete,
because they will need much consideration before a just Redistribution
can be based on them, and because
any Redistribution Bill must provoke
long debate, it would have been unfair to expect any Ministry to deal
with that matter in tbeir ilrst session
That they mean to tackle it in their
second and then go to tbe country
appears plain from the cnutlon of
some of their proceedings, and from
the evident design of others to win
popularity. To secure a ministerial
existence more prolonged than that
of the short-lived Parliament has
been Premier Borden's steady
On that thought he composed his
Cabinet. It has been called a Coalition Cabinet—as if there were something essentially wrong in Cabinet
union of representative assailants of
the previous Ministry. His chosen
colleagues had been united not only
by their common opposition to Sir
Wilfrid Laurier, but by a common
prejudice ln favor of "protection",
and largely by a common hostiMty
to the Flelding-Knox reciprocity proposal. Within my memory every Cab
inet since Confederation hns been
chosen similarly, from all the important factions of the winning crowd.
What truly distinguished Mr. Borden's selection was not that he gave
portfolios to both sets of his extremists, but that he gave both sets so
many portfolios. When his Orange
friends and his "Bleu-Natlonaliate"
allies had been supplied, there were
tew departments left for his Moderates. He thus went precisely contra
to the Laurier method of Cabinet-
making. Hence mnny able jog-trot
Conservatives, wbo had drugged the
Opposition vehicle over a dark, long
road, got no oats. Why did these
deserving men submit to exclusion in
favor of what looks like a Cabinet of
irreconcilable*? Because they bore in
(Continued on Page 5.)
Road Interest
462 Children Contribute Essays for Medals
That tbe children throughout Ofl.lt
e.dt* nre tnklnp the koencHt Intercut
In the Improvement ol romlH in evident [rom the number ut cns.-iys re.
celved liy 1'. W. l.uce. necretiiry ot
the Cnnndinn llli;hwiiy Aeeocintlon,
in competition (or the roM mwlul
and other prince ottered by rreelilent
W. J. Kerr, (or emmyx on "Whnt
Oood Roim1« menu to Onnndn." On
the cloHlnx dnte ol the competition
lour hundred nnd Hiitytwo emmye
hnd been received. These varied In
lenKth (rom one hundred nnd lorty
lo .litem hundred word*. Home ot
the paper* hnve nil the enrmnrke ot
curelul preparation nnd revision, nnd
tbe three Judge" whn hnve heen ne
lected to ndjudicnte upon the merlta
ol these document*, have a hard task
belore them. Houithly Hpe'iklng, It
Is probably thnt one quarter o( the
papers will be thrown out on the
Brat rending.
It Is expect, d that It will require
the e « time ol the Judites lor nt
' « two days to ko throuiih all
the esBays, nnd thnt the final selection will be a mutter nf considerable difficulty.
Bdmonton, Nelsnn nnd North Vancouver nre the cities thnt liave sent
In the InrigeHt number ol essays;
nearly lllty havlni; been received
Iron, the first mimed town. Almost
every city nnd town In Canada Is
represented In the list ot entrants. A
grntltylne; feature nf this competition
has heen the Interest taken hy the
children nf the maritime provinces
Nnvn Hcotla. New Itrunswlck und
Prince Kdward Island having sent In
seventy papers.
Tbe report of tbe Judges will b«
submitted tn President Kerr nn June
1st, and will be mude public three nr
Green   Elected   Member
By Acclamation
Will Tour District and Interview Constituents
Robert Francis Green was on Thurs
day afternoon declared elected member of parliament (or the Kootonny
constituency by acclamation, there
being no other nomination.
Cheers greeted the announcement of
Mr. Green's election, which wns made
by Capt. I). C. McMorrls, returning
officer, a few seconds after nominations closed nt 2 o'clock, and from
tbat time until late last night the
member-elect was besieged by friends
und supporters wbo wished to shake
hands and express their congratulations and during the afternoon and
evening he received a flood of congratulatory telegrams and long distance telephone wires in order to lose
uo time in expressing tbeir pleasure
at Mr. Green's election. Premier Bor
den and Premier McBride were among
the flrst to send telegrams,
"I wish to acknowledge my indebt-
C ran brook     Agricultural
The regular monthly meeting will
be posponed from June 4th until Fri- j
day, June 7th at 8:30 p.m. An address will be given by tbe Rev. 0. B.
Kendall on preparing fowl for exhl- j
bition. Mr. Kendall has been very
successful as a fancier in the New j
England States, where competition in.
of the keenest, and poultrymeii mny
rest assured that he will be able to
give valuable and interesting advice j
on this subject.
A number of important business
matters will nlso he taken up and a
full attendance is requested. All Interested in "better poultry nnd more
of it" will be cordially welcomed.
Knights of Pythias
F. Kummer, one of the delegates
from Cranbrook Crescent Lodge No.
33 to the Grand Lodge of the Knight
of Pythins held In Nanalmo, returned
home on Monday und reports having
had a real good time.
The election of olticers for the ensuing year resulted ns follows:
P.G.A.--A. Case Kowlingson, Nanalmo.
G.C.—K.  H. S. Winn, Rossland.
G.V.O.- J. W. Bennett, Fernie.
G.P -R. Mackay, Kamloops.
G.K.R.S.-E,   P.  Fcrdner.   Victoria.
G.M.R.-Thos. Walker,   Victoria.
G.M.A.-R.  .1. Steele, Nelson.
G.I.G.—G. C. Miller, Vancouver.
G.O.G.—Robt.  Johnson, Kndcrby.
It wns hoped thnt one of our own
boys would have been elected and a
little disappointment Is felt on their
behalf; but trust nt the next (.rand
Lodge gathering they will have better luck,
F. Kummer and K. A. Hill were
tbe local  delegates.
edness tu tbe electors generally and
to my friends in particular for the
compliment and honor that they have
paid me by returning me us member
for Kootenay by acclamation," said
Mr. Green Inst night.
"I do not think that the present
time is the best to make any extended visit through the constituency, although I would like very much to do
so and intend to before the bouse
meets. Conditions as they exist now
nnd as they may be just before the
house idts at Ottawa may be very
different in character. When I go to
take my sent In the house I wish to
carry with me a thorough knowledge
of the noeds of the district and the
desires of my constituents, nnd this
enn be secured only by coming in contact with tbe people of the various
sections," said the member-elect who
Gun Club Formed
A large and representative number
of sportsmen met in the committee
roomH of the Cranbrook Hotel, for
the purpose of forming a gun club.
The matter was discussed in detail
and Dr. F. W. Green wns elected Pies
ident with S. R. Patterson, secretary
treasurer. A committee was appointed to secure the necessary grounds,
traps and birds. It ts expected that
the flrst regular weekly shoot will
take place In about three weeks.
i trom his long residence in Kootenay
' has a knowledge of the riding which
■ Is probably equalled by few, and al
though he has not actually resided
here for several years he is heavily
interested in various parts of the dli
trict and has increased his investments from time to time since going
to tbe const. In mining and agricultural laud, particularly, Mr. Green
has large interests In Kootenay.
In the preparation of his itinery
for thu tour of Kootenay which he
; proposes taking before the house
! meets Mr. Green will consult the prn-
. vincial members and take advantage
, of their special local knowledge ol
their ridings.
: "In the meantime," he snid, "1
; shall be very glad to take up any
i matters that require attention and
| shall be delighted to have them
brought to my notice."
four days later. The gold, silver
gilt and silver medals, offered for the
three best papers, will be engraved
with tbe names of the winners.
It is Mr. Kerr's intention to present from fifty to one hundred sou
venlr pins to the children whose ch
says hnve reached a certain standard
of merit, tbe selection of these being
left In tho hands of the Judges.
"I am more than satlslled with the
Interest taken by the children lu this
competition," said President Kerr
yesterday, in discussing the success
that hud attended this competition,
"I feel that if we have the children
with us we will be able tu make more
rapid headway with our proposal to
build a highway across Canada,, he
cause what the children want they
generally get, nnd if during the pins
tic period the minds of the children
are moulded to realize the advantage
of "Good Roads" the result will be
seen ln Inter yenrs, nnd Canada as a
whole will lie benefited.
Automobile Tour
Wm. Kerr, Frank Dickinson, and
J. MrTuvlsh, of Jaffray, arrived In
Crnnbrook Sunday last
The party left on Monday for the
Windermere country. Mayor Bowness
and Mrs. Bowness, und Mm. ll A.
Fraser, also left nn Monday morning
for the Upper Columhla Valley.
Mr. K. II. Small, left nu Monday
morning for the Windermere country,
with S. A. Gruysette, a Winnipeg In
Hiirance man, and Judge (1. II Thompson ns pnssengerH. Judge Thompson
will bold a sitting of the County
Court ut Wilmer ami Golden.
Loyalty Exemplified.
The public in general, in Oranbrook
and district will be pleased to leurn
that Mr. J. F. P. Leslie has decided
to place his estate nu the market.
He is cutting tho land up into small
tracts that will be suitable for fruit
culture and general gardening purposes; this is being done because he
hns received so many requests from
local people for this land to he placed
on the market for this purpose, themselves realizing the value of the property and its productive powers.
Mr. Leslie has taken this step alter
very careful consideration of tbe consequent loss he will sustain, keeping
before him the interests of the city
to which be belongs deciding it is not
to that interest's best welfare if such
a large tract nf laud he kept Idle any
He Is arranging to have it sub-dtv
vided and has expressed his intention
of placing It on the market on such
a basis that any person of moderate
means will not be deprived of an opportunity of securing one of these val
liable tract h.
The property ih well known and is
recognised as having the most congon
ini nnd healthful surroundings. It is
located Just about one and one-half
miles to the south of the Post Ofllce
and tli u direct Hue of the City'H
greatest growth. There is adjacent
to thu property three splendid Government roads which will afford overy
any   person  easy  access  tn any   part
Kxcellont water can be obtained on
nny part of the ostnte at a depth of
n few feet.
The property lies ut an elevation
of from IM to 500 feet above tbo city
thus affording a commanding view of
not only the rlty but nliio the Rocky
Mountains and tho famed Selkirk
Ranges ns well.
Mr. Ix-sllo has placed the sale of
this property in the hands of Tlm
Cranbrook Agency 0o,, wbo have informed us thnt at any time they will
he only tno glad to furnish any information respecting the above.
Post Office Sharpers
The post ofllce department haa Issued an order to postmasters, warning them against a fraud, alleged to
hnve been perpetrated by some business houses aud companies, by which
the service hns been done out of considerable revenue.
These companies, it is stated, having a number of letters for delivery
in ono city, instead of affixing two-
cent stamps, ns required by the regulations, use one.cent stamps and send
tho letters iu a bundle by express to
the city to which they are destined,
whore they are posted as dropped letters. The notice calls attention to
the Illegality of tliiH scheme, by which
half the revenue due the department
is lost.
Postmasters are warned against allowing the delivery of such letters ns
drop letters on pain of having to
shoulder responsibility for the loss of
Fire ut Russell's
At 2 p.m. on Friday, the Fire Brigade responded to an alarm sent in
from .the Power House. Upon the arrival of the Brigade it was found
that a house partially completed,was
in danger from a brush tiie, in fact,
the house was scorched and smoking.
As the bouse was about a mile outside of the city limits, no water was
available and ho a bucket brigade
was organized while another party
with shovels were extinguishing the
brush tire with dirt.
No loss was sustained, willing
hands had removed the furniture, tbe
building helng badly scorched.
It Is against, the law to set fires at
this time of the year, nnd we learn
that this tire had been burning for
some hours.
With the high wind, which was blow
lug at the time, it was only quick
and hard work that saved the building from complete destruction. The
homo was owned by a Mr. Russell.
Cranbrook   Boy    Wins
Arthur Bowne.*,a, sou of Mnyor Bow
neK-a, has won high athletic honors at
the annual iield day of Western Can
adu College.
He won the Champion Medul as the
best all-round athletic.
He was Ilrst in tbe Standing broad
Jump, class A.
First in Running high Jump, class
First in the 50 yards dash, class A.
First also in the sack Race.
Young Bowness is a Cranbrook Boy
und has many friends In the city who
will be pleased to bear of his success.
Nelson's Appointment
In the British Columbia Gazette of
May 23rd issue, we are pleased to see
the appointment announced that Mr.
Alfred Clement Nelson of Cranbrook,
has-been given the following positions
undor the B.C. Government: —
Government Agent; Assistant Commissioner of Lands; Registrar under
the "Marriage Act," and Registrar or
Births, Deaths and Marriages for the
South Division of Kast Kootenay.
Gold Commissioner tor the Kort
Steele Mining Division.
Deputy Clork of the Peace for the
County Court, of Hast Kootenay.
Court of Revision and Appeal for
tho Fort  Steele  Assessment District.
Registrar of Voters for the Cranbrook IDlflctoral District.
Recording Ofllcor for the Cranbrook
Cattle Dlstrlctj and Water Recorder
(or the Cranbrook Water District,
Vice James F. Armstrong.
Also aro we glad to note the appointment ol Noel Stirling Austin
Arnold Walllnger to he .Deputy An
sossor and Collector for tbo Southern
Division of the Mast Kootenay FDleC'
torn! District.
The King's Birthday
Canada on June 3 will celebrate
the King's birthday as a legal and
hank holiday, although the observation of the day , as last rear, will be
optional with the public throughout
the Dominion. The statute states
that the King's birthday shall be a
holiday here, but that Its observance
may he Axed by the government for
some other day. King Kdward was
born on November 9, but as this is v
poor month for holidays he asked
that it be celebrated ou May 24. This
was done throughout his life. King
George was born on June ;l and he
has communicated his pleasure to the
government that this day shall be ob
served as a holiday. Accordingly, a
proclamation will be Issued declaring
June 3 to be a legal holiday.
High School Exams
The preliminary test examinations
ln the first division of the Public
School have been finished, and the
following pupils will write their High
School examination papers:
Arihton Powers
Uiurettn Armstrong
J. Wilson
Augusta Doyle
Louise Rimer
Jack Haslain
Carl GUI
Florence Bathie
Laura Richards
Harold Bridges
B. Murgatroyd
Olive White
Orville Dow
Frances Drummond
F. Bamford
Grade Htgglns
Wanda Fink
Vina  Doris
Engineers in   Convention
The great biennial Convention ol
the Brotherhood nf Locomotive Kngin
eers and Grand International Auxlli
ary were in session in HarriHburg, Pu
last week with more than &00 men
whn handle tbe throttle ull over this
continent; together with tho Grand
International Auxiliary composed of
the wives and daughters of the engln
The people of HnrrlHburg ant doltii*
everything in their power to make
tbelr visitors enjoy every hour of
their stay in the city.
A few days' ago some liT-Ou bad n
grand excursion to the Hen Shore over
tho Pennsylvania rn Broad* On every
side there are entertainments heaped
on the visitors,
Halt Lake City is working hard for
this big Convention In 1914.
During ono Of the meetings it was
announced that n big strike of the engineers and train men of the "Nation
al Lines of Mexico" hnd ended, this
was received with cheers as the Brotherhood of L. EO. had been working
hard to bring this about.
Bvery poBslblc condition of the Rn*
glnoers' life and bis work |S carefully
considered at the sessions, nud the
I legislation enacted, governs these oftl-
' cinls and all nre loyal to tho fraternity in which they are banded together
fur mutual benefit.
Britain's Aerial Navy
Successful Tests Made by the New British Air Fleet
To the resourcefulness of the British
naval officer there is no end. The
band ol four unassuming, fearless,and
keen ofllcers who recently showed how
the British Navy Is studing the
science of aerial flight all went out to
locute the King's yacht as has been
told in recent prens despatches and
all of them found it after thrusting
their craft through dark masses of
fog. Bach machine was in the air
for an hour or more; not one of them
had a mishap. This, in summary
form, is the story of the work of the
airmen, but tho performances were so
exceptional, and the merit of them so
high, that no bald summary should
be sufficient reading for patriotic peo
Commander Samson was first on
the move. He piloted tbe Short hy
droneroplane, and very few people in
the crowd nn the Nnthe nnd on the
Weymouth front knew that he had
itnrte ■ • ti Ins business.
I'hey might well he excused for be-
phlbtoui craft, to keep ber in sight
if possible, and to put the navigator
to the test of --roving his powers of
aluslvenesSi It was a hopeless task
for tbe destroyer.
Although commander und crew did
their !>est there never wus the slight
est chance of tracking tbe hydro-aero-
plane, which had the wings of the
.vater carried ship, and rapidly e*-
-aped. So when the aerial craft went
round tin- Royal yacht, her throbbing
engines attracting the attention ol
everyone on deck, she was alone.
Commander Samson encircled the Ro-
/al yacht and her escort, and then
-ftcered west, hla duty well and truly
Hnw be got ashore no one on the
land enn say, for, strain their eye*
.is they would, the fog defeated tbem.
The feet is, tho hydro-ueroptane went
up Its slipway just after half-post
eight, at the moment when the Victoria and -Alhert was being moored
three miles away. She and th»* orn-
wh  ttho directed hftr  proved  thnt it
Bering   thnt  even   an   intrepid  naval   the new  ami  nf the naval  service if
officer   would   have   hesitated   before 1 weak in numbers, those who compos*
launching his craft into the misty as- i it have no leeway to make up.
nosphere, when a wind which at time j    When the hydro-aeroplane began to
had a velocity of from twenty-live to
thirty five miles an hour might have
carried him out of his course; and
there were no landmarks to guide him
get busy there was not an idle hand
at Lodmoor, where the naval aviation
station has been established. Lieutenant   Gregory,   who,   later   waa to
But the naval aviator is made of! give a remarvable illustration of the
stern ntuff, and long experience of bat aeroplane's death-dealing powers, as-
tling ivith fogs afloat makes him will : cended in a Short biplane. He steer-
lug to accept risks which would alarm ledsouth and east over the waters he
ijtmen without sen service. j could not see,  und  ro.se  to a height
A   PERILOUS  FLIGHT I of  1200 feet.    His  altitude   was pro-
Commander Samson gave the order ( bably not so great when he picked
to "Let gol" to his assistants on the up a faint outline of the Royal yacht
■■uny at the edge of Portland Bill. ! below him, Aftor crossing the yacht
The hydroaeroplane slid down the Lieutenant Gregory continued hie
-dtpwny into some broken water, course for some time, and then turn-
which tested the stability of the float, ed and followed in the wake of the
as well as the skill of the navigator. Victoria and Albert. The gallant
Over the ruffled surface the craft ran! officer was out for an hour and tea
for  a  couple  of    hundred  yards,   the i minutes.
loat on the tail deeper In the water 1 BOMB THROWING BRFORK
han  the  buoyant swimmers  deneath THK KING
tbe biplanes;   and  then,   at  the  will      At   three  o'clock,   when  the   people
j?  the   commander,   the  strange   ma
ihine wns lifted into space.
The aviator did not steer a direct
course for the position in which he
iBBtimed tbe Royal yacht to be. He
went tn the seaward side of the fleet,
psssin-.; through thick patches of fog
on tho way. For some eight or nine
niles only momentary glltnses of the
land v.ere secured, and, while tha up-
•er reaches of tho air was clear—■
Commander Samson rose from lOOfl
'eet in Portland Roads to liiOO feet
in Weymouth Bay -the sea was frequently shut out from view.
From the moment of rising from
'.he water till the Royal yacht was
sighted through a break in the fog,
the hydro-plane had attained a pace
)I fifty-five miles an hour. The wind
Strong and unreliable at times, being
of assistance. The Fleet know that
Commander Samson intended to get
iloft, and, as there are many things
to learn iu the new science, a fast destroyer was detailed to follow the am
saw Lieutenant Gregory bring hie
Short biplane low down over the
shingle beach at Lodmoor, tbey wondered why he wae so slow in rising.
His m nnoc ti vera were extremely in
teresting, because they were so easily
observable. The lieutenant wna carry
ing a burden of which tbe public knew
nothing. He had beneath tbe steady
frame of the biplane a 300m parcel
done up in the chape of a bomb, aad
ho was going to drop it within a specified space near the Royal yacht.
This wns to illustrate that aircraft
! are useful in more ways than one for
naval purposes. The earlier work had
proved the capabilities of the aeroplane for scouting, and tbls expert
ment showed that terrible destruction
would follow tbe release of a bomb
by an aviator as calm and skilful ae
lieutenant Gregory.
The aeroplane was sent arrow Ul*
hay at a pace of about thirty miles
an hour.    Ue altitude waa probably
(Continued oa Page   1.)
Wins Bet
Otto Meier and Con Whelan Mtke Record Trip
Otto Meier nnd Con L. Whelun arrived in Spoknne at 11:45 a.m., and
•nded what is probably the record
trip, time and distance considered.
made with a team nf horses and
■Jiiggy in the western country, The
two men started from Fertile, B.C.,
Tuesday ot !> o'clock to settle a wage
mode by Mr. Meier with John R. Pol
'ock of Fernie, that the trip to Bpo*
vans oould he negotiated with the fnr-
ner'R team In the total elapsed time
of 125 hours.
The first Htage of the journey to
Jeffries, a distance nt Rfi miles, was
over good roads and was reeled off in
live hours. From there to Crnnhrook
the travellers drove In a driving rain,
but reached tholr destination early In
the evening, hnvlng travelled 68 miles
In loss than 10 hours.
Thoy left Oranbrook esrly WedneS'
day morning and covered M miles
during the day over roads that were
Httle better than n mountain trail
Several Utnes both men bad to walk
and hold the buggy to keep It from
sliding over embankments, the roads
being badly washed out.
Tbey stopped with the government
customs officials  at   Kingsgato   Wed
itesdny night and Thursday morning
started down the Spokane International tracks, the wngon road having
been completely washed out.
Mr. Meier said that thoy wore compelled to travel on tbe track for three
miles before the wagon toad again
became pnsiuhle nnd that several
times that day before tbey reached
Bonners Ferry that were compelled to
lift the buggy over windfalls which
lay across tho road.
They Stopped for lunch In Bonners
Ferry and starting out early In the
afternoon bad reached Moore's ranch,
a point 28 miles north of Sandpotnt,
before they were obliged to put up
for the night.
Friday they struck good roads and
drove into Rntndrum by nightfall-
Starting from there yesterday morn-
Ing thoy covered the M miles to Spokane in good time and drove in front
f the Review building nt 10:45 a.m.,
with more thnn 25 hours to spare,
the trip having been mad* in less
than 100 hours.
Mr. Meter is very proud of hia little team of mares, which are named
Pet and Babe, nnd the first thing
that he attended to after finishing
the grueling trip WM to see that tbey
were properly stabled nnd ted.
The total distance covered was over
2fifl miles, nnd considering the condi*
tlon of the rnads and the weather the
record established Is remarkable,
Mr. Meier wins a bet nf $300 from
Mr. Pollock and In addition the latter must pay the expense* nf Mr.
Whelan, wbo acted ns judge of tbe
While in Spokane Mr. Meier and Mr.
Whelan stopped at the Pacific hotel,
and were the recipients of many congratulations for the successful outcome of their hazardous trip.
To Fight at l.ethbridge
It is reported that Young Streater
of Crnnbrook, and Fred Lang of Hpoknne have signed an agreement for a
bOXlng contest at Lethbrldge for |S00
h side, the winner to take all. The
contest will take place during the
coming month Young Streater eom--
menred .training oo Thursday at Oraa
Nothing   Absolute' About
ie    modesty   ..
ell   nlso  i.)   Hi
ly iiinthoniatics
ntlllo   oxpori   t.
i-l ctly"  mitootl
i-onts t*mt  nr*
lini  ' ith the 1
Where to Obtain rhe Staff' of Life
CRANBROOK   BAKERY—F.  W.  Kummer,  Proprietor
Confined to His Home for Weeks.
To  Aboh
sh   Unit
lm lllu
"Heavy wort, s^^r0 straining a''-1 -'T;' babli liny i
Varico*e Veiuu,    When I wor«eU boi i "■•■■ m
severe  nd 1 wasoftealolil up ; .• a week
physician told mean operation wa my  nly b
1 v,. il joverai speciaiUi ,bu rood to
money.   I commenced to look upon all -   ■
roguea   One day my ■> ssaske im ■      .-1   as*
I tokl hltn i. v coi 'i. i >n.    He i ■■:.-■•■ .
Kunnctly.ashohiwlt Icen treaton      I       th.-ra fa
they were square and skill   !    I wrote i        tu -   ■
McthooTbe-itjibst.   M;pr  --■■•     - - ■■ ■
iho flrst monHr- treatment I waa *     ■« ■ ■
I continued treatment for throe mon   - : *.-■:*.i-
with a complete cure.   I cnn'd nniv earn -"'- \i •'
shop before treatment, now InmearnineSSiandtievei     se a   »y.
I wiali an sufferers knuw of youi- valuable treaj m ■-
BLOOD POISON'S aro thn nrr-f prevalent and moat serious diseases, They sap tha
very life Wood r-rthe victim nadunlOA-ientlrel era-iliated fr m tho sytem ..ill av.-w
seri •nsromiiiirtui'-ns. Bownre of Jlercury. 1: m iv suppress the sj-niptoras—our *>*.«
ail^Tiiuo cures Ai! Wood diseases,
YOUNG OR KIDDLE AGED MEN.—Imprudent ecu or later excesses have brol ea
down your EVit' m. Vou foi I lh6Bj-m.pt \m b ■■ dl i - over ■ on. Men ■ ',
vitally, you aro not the man you used tobeorshou! -be. wiuyouliecdUieuauseraignabl
Are you a victim? Hnvn you tost hope? Are you Intcn Una '" marry? If u
your blood been fllsen cd? Have you ar;/ wo laicsi? Our S ■■■ Met-: a
'iiEATHcs-r w! 1 euro you. What u lias dona foro hursit w.ildo for y iu Ceiwii-'ia-nn
Free. No matter who Ins treated \ tt. write for an honest onir-lo., Foo of Chart*.
BooksFree—"Boyhood, Manhood, Fatherhood,'  iia istrated)on iMswuesoi Men,
buss or «nvelopet. Every thins Cunluicnt-al, Qucttiun Lilt And Loit oi lr««.meut
Cor. Michigan Ave. and Griswold St., Detroit, Mich.
All letters Irom Caumln uiu.-l
it Cumiilian Our.-|	
it in Windsor, Out.   1( ■
,1 In li ute in Detroit n
.li   ire for
all It
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)      bread
and better bread"
Sold By
The   Fink  Mercantile  Co.
I'll. INK  lii
.vRMsriiuNii w i.
r  n   nu.\  lb
The Cranhrook  Exchange
W    V,  OllHAN    I'ropi
We   Buy, Sell
(.mnk nl all
or  lixenange
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OVrn 65   YEARS'
To kill two blrclB with one stone h)
doing tiwi.y with the smoke o( cltlee
and coal-mining nt one time  is the
somewhat   star tl tug   proposal of Sir
William Ramsay, tbe eminent English
.- e   [si   qi a  ■"..■>;. ii:i ol t!,.'• British
Association   [oi   the   Advai cei ent
Science. He suggests that -   .-- bi  uot
m : •■.   bul burned lu the seam .is tt
. e-a   ' ■■ ' ■      being used to generate
power '.vhlch may be transmitted elec
nts where It Is to
Speak ng  it the Inaugui at! ■:.   - thi
International   Smoke  Abatement  Kx*
titbit   ■ Loudoi    recently, he re
irk   I thet thi    bject    I the Smoke
abatement   Societj   would   be   much
simplified if no coal were burned, and
j he pointed out tlmt the ideal state o!
things would be t   have a gas-retort
In the howels of the earth    As quot-
[ed in The Illustrated London News ol
March 30. he went on
"Thero is absolutely nothing, so
[ar as I can see, to prevent a borehole from being put down until tb-
coal-stratus is readied, aud concentric tubes helm* used to set the coal
on tire (by electricity) and to blow
air down to enable the coal to burn
i as a preliminary operation. When
. sufficient heat has been engendered
j the amount of air Sent down might
I be restricted. Coal with plenty of air
elves ofl carbon dtoxid, CO,. When
I hnlf-burned it given CO, or what le
| railed Dowson's gas, which is used
for gas-engines. If steam were blown
In it would give a mixture of hydro*
iren-and carbonic oxide, or water-gas,
whirl, also Ik frequently used for gus
engines. Bring your gas engines to
the mouth ol your pit or bore-hole
nnd produce your power there. You
wuuld thus have Ml per cent, of the
energy of the coal available ns n-
galnst lfi per rent, available in fuel-
engines. Thut energy might bo trans
formed into electricity nt the mouth
of the bore-hole, and you could distribute it through the country—where
ever vou liked. There is nothing new
in this. Electricity has been carried
200 miles in California. 1 myself
have seen It carried xn miles in Mysore In India. In this way you would
get electricity available for lighting
and heating (including domestic heal
ingi. your railways would be worked
by electricity, and only fuel would be
oil for ships."
lt has been reported still more recently in the daily press that a mine-
owner in Knglaiid has offered Hir j
William the use of some coal strata
to experiment with, and that his plan j
is to be tiled out shortly. The Lon
don correspondent of the New York
Times, lu a despatch dated March 28
quotes bun .is saying:
"I    firmly    believe    that    somethliur
will be dune in the way of not rats
intr conl, but letting il remain underground, burning it there, and taking
j* ] off the gases, I have been in rom-
x ' mun ten tlon with n largo colliery pro-
•j- ! prietor, and he is going to give me a
T 'chance of making nn experiment on n
T ' very small scale If this succeeds, n
J> i candle mny be lighted In England
which will not be extinguished in our
time "
At least one noted tnventer, bow-
eve i, is not en thus Ins tic about the
scheme In an interview given to a
reporter of the Sun, Nikola Teslu Is
: quoted as saying
"The [den is ingenious, and not nt
all unrntlonal. but on careful compu*
: tatlon It will be found that more power can be derived by mining coul
nud burning It under proper condition
thnn by using it in the manner pro
l>o ed by Professor Ramsay.
"A not ho i problem presented by this
scheme would he that of finding em
ploy moot for tin- countless thousands
Who are now earning  then   living in
i mathematicians,
U machinists, who
to actuality. No
:iiu about things
idy" straight, or
i, or about mens-
"oxnet." II*' Is
fact that these are
: u reluttvo terms one measured dis
tancc may be more nearly uxaei tban
■i- t   .'i,    ■ r     ; s    we    s iv    iioini'Whnt
luo ..lv. "n ore exact"; but this mean
nl ,   (li it   its ei i*iir   is   less.      \ii'l   tho
: • ii ol error gives us an Idea ol the
ccuracj   - i  the  iMPitsuremoul, ;<  dune,.   nccuritf-   to   mil   inch   Is,   ol
uur*e,   more   nearlj   exact   thnn   one
thin 0 1 Inch,    rhe I illnej ol shop
I  i ,   dioul DxactiuM-H [fl well llhlfltrat
»d hy  a ciirrespnndent  nf Machinery
\,..>  ^ -i\.   -• ho pul i whnl he has to
V  "i  the slu  ol  .oi anecdote,  as
■ Sn>. UUI, whal was Uio mnttei
vtth Lhe boss an I tho young lellow
hat  !UBl lift'"
■ 'Well, you -■>-■ uvei yhndj, In the
. si few yi are, has been using the
urord  "absolute"   In connection   with
the   work   turned   nltl   oil   tbelr   macll
ncs. That fellow came In and said
!,, tbo biws, "You oughl to plane
■hose plates on one of our machines,
tliey plan.* ibBolutelj nue surfaces,"
and 1 heard the old man tell him a
llttli  experience,
" 'Young   man."   he   said,   "1   want
to give you h pointer, 1 bud heard
.■ne fellow s iv that lus machine grlud
ibsolutet' true, another that his
rums absulutoly true, another that
his mills absolutely true, and another
that his pulleys and Bhaftlngs run absolutely tru". for so long that 1 got
the disease and agreed to build a uuw
hlne for thai fellow down by the railroad-track who ham mors saws and
does blacks in Ithine, that would grind
aaws absolutely true on their sides.
Now 1 will tell yon what happened to
me because I did not know what the
word "absolute" meant. After I had
built the machine and sent it down,
and thought 1 had given him time
enough to pay for it, I decided tn
°all around for the money. Now, 1
'lad seen some of the work turned on
it and had a letter from a man who
had seen it wanting me to build one
tor him, so I felt sure everything was
■■).  K,
'As I entered and stated my reason for calling, ho asked me to look
it some of the snws which wero
.'round on this machine. He reached
up on a shelf and got a nice new
straight-edge, and suspended a saw
by n string hooked over the teeth
^nd then held the Btrulght-edge u-
iftinst it. With the other hand be
ihoved the 0,004-Inch blade of a feeler
through, between the straight-edge
md the saw. Then without saying
•mother word, he got my contract
ind pointed to the clause in which 1
agreed to produce a machine which
would grind absolutely true. I requested him to put a saw in the mac
bine and let me adjust it, nnd I pro*
ceded to grind n saw. When 1 had
it finished and I he saw tallied with
the straight-edge, 1 culled him over.
He looked ut it, and then got a surface-plate about ten inches square,
ind thinly covered it with lampblack
and rubbed it Ivor the surface just
ground. I'pon removing It, he Informed me that the machine must
grind absolutely true before he paid
the hill.
"Then it dawned upon me thut 1
md used n word to convey une menu-
ng that really meant another. 1
lOlild not convince him ol the injustice of bis demands, and we wont to
law. My attorney could mako no lm-
ression upon the court,which simply
stated that I had agreed to build a
machine to tlv ten miles, the simple
fact that it. was impossible to do so
lid not entitle mc to receive pay for
a machine that would nearly fly. The
ibove incident took place twenty
•ears ago. We have since accomplish
ed whut then was considered an Impossible thing, viz,, the flying machine, but are practically as far from
producing machinery that does work
absolutely true as we were then. The
only sntlsfnctlon which I got was
thnt tho machine wus returned to me
1 soon disposed of it, hut the lesson
it taught mo t shall never forgot."
Baptist Church
WM BBUBVB1 that the Church ot
Christ, In Its largest signification, Is
the whole company of regenerate persons In all times and ages, in heaven
nud on earth; nnd In this sense Is
identic il with the spiritual kingdom
of Cod In which Jesus Christ oxer-
clsos Supreme dominion
Public services U a.m.. and 7:110 p.
in, Mr. David Maun will deliver the
mossago lu the morning In the even
inr the iVvtor will preach on the topic    'Milk   HnlntS  and  Meat Snints".
"The l.oid is In llla Holy Temple,
let all tho earth keep silence before
lilm "
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I    A. Jolliffe, Prop.
Norbury Ave.
Central   Meat
Methodist Church
lli'v    H    l-lhon   Dinilmiii.   l'n. I..i
Suruliiv iiervlcoi* thu I*n.*i.►»■ will
I r.-iirli 'il   11  ii iii . mul 7 llll p.m.
Mmiiiiiii. nutilfot: "Tliu Oonlerenco
mm..ml .VililrvKs "
Kvi'iuin- aulijeol "MooUnj Opportunity "
'I'lit1 rli.hi will condor spedul mutlo
it tli.- t'vi'uiui' aorvlco
Salvation Army
Moiu    11 a ni.    HolinOttS Meeting
Aft, i p.m.   Sunday School
\tt   i .in p.m.   Free and Easy
Night H p.m.- Salvation   Meet
tlihle Lesson
Tueaday S p.m.—Salvation Meeting
Thursday fl p.m.—Holiness MpetinK
Saturday 8 p.m. Truint. Meeting
Bverybnily heartily invited tb the
UHt BorviceR.
Gap tain
Anv old clothes you wiHh to dispense with, kindly phone Salvation
Army. Phone Nn. 2f.:', or send to the
Army Hall, Hanson Avenue. Thank
Cranhrook Attention
CANADIAN "flNH   con
TRACT TO I'l.AY AT 11175
Mining  Notes
TRY IT FOR 1912!
MonfcTMl   9t.inil.trd    Publishing
Llmittd,   Piihliabnrti.
Scientific American.
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MUNN SCO.30'*"——- New York
"Cubs" tie Wardner
The   "Cranhrook 0uhnM   (nurneyed
to Wurdnei on Wodtiondny to piny a
friendly   |*arni'   ul   Hiihi* ball   with   tllO
, Wnrdnei loam,
Yon   won't  believe  it,  but   It's true,
nevertholeflfl, tbat one incrosRo Htar
In Canada la paid *,Mhiii for playing
ih KnmQB a Hoaaun. "Newsy" l.nlon-
d0| who nst-il to sell papers in Mon-
treal, henimc a Htar at tllfl Kiunc,
and went to Vnncouvor, B.C., for hla
expenses and Mho a Benson four years
ngo, Competition for Incrosse stars
drove tits salary upwardB, Laat year
he wiih paid $:ilnn for playing twenty
Ramos, and thlH year he Ih under contract to piny in Vancouver nt the
rate oi about I87G n Rftmo
While the Ameiiean sportlUR publie
Ih fond of braj*j*ln|- about the Halar-
ioh paid to haaeball plaveia, very few
ol thorn rocolvo jrifiou .*. yenr. in Hoh
ton, for itiiitnnee, Jaok Htahl and
.lolinv    Kllng   rCllCh   that    Ili'Hie   or
it oliomoe, nt V mi . u\,«m,(„
5cobell'5 Liquor, Tobacco
and Drujf Cure
Alcohol, Tobacco ind fJruai,
The  ifame  fffts BloHfl  and  eiOlttllR,  more. Tfls Hpeaknf muy reeeive morel
fl OS ft! tfl the (net tlmt tnln fell durllif* j <>»(li   that   and lloiiun Wiirner.   IIIH1
the iirnt InnlnRs,   Corhntt nnd Nord*
| man wi>re the nlah artiiilii foi" tlm city
In the Copper district near Klko,
important developments and improvements are being planned, which are
BXpected to insure a large production
of the red metal  in the near future
In the Crnnbrook Mining district,
it in Bald that there are pots uf gold
at both ends of tho rainbow.
The weather during the past week
has hoen very favorable for commencing placer mining, There is no snow
except on the htKher lands, and there
is an abundance of water.
Development is slow In the copper
districts of the St. Mary's river, but
what is being done shows to a certain
ty that there are large copper do-
posits in that district.
prospecting hy Automobiles is the
latest novel idea in mining. Several
Cranhrook men will go tin a prospecting trip through the upper Kootenay
The Hulllvan mine at Klmherley,
still continues to take out about 158
tons of ore dally, which is shipped to
the smelter nt Trail,
Work will soon commence on the
rVurors nnd the Society Girl mines at
Moyie. A small force is employed
at the St. Hugene mine.
Britians Aerial Navy
(Continued   Prom   Cage I.)
never more than ROO feet. This was
its height wben it crossed the breakwater, steering towards the Victoria
md Albert. Lieutenant Gregory
dropped the bomb exactly at the
place Intended, a safe distance from
the Itoyal yacht, but sufficiently close
for His Majesty to see the accuracy
of the practice.
The biggest weight previously carried iu the biplane for such a purpose
was 10011),, but the sudden lightening
of the load by nearly .1 hundredweight
had no effect upon the stability of tbe
tinchlno, nor upon the steering,. Pro
bably Lieutenant Gregory could not
hear the applause IiIh performance
merited, and be returned to the starting place immediately afterwards,
passing on the way Caption (Jeirard
N'leuport. ami Lieutenant l.ougmore's
DepordUHSln, These monoplanes, too,
Cftmo back, after Hying over the King
and the feature of their work which
most impressed the spectators was
'he easy grace of tbe landings.
The second series of ascents was
quite ns interesting as the first. The
Short biplane carried a passenger, a
rnpleftS bluejacket, who had been help
ing nt the aviation ground, making
his lirst (light with Lieutenant Gregory, As he passed me there was a
broad smile on his face, and for the
moment he wuh probably the most
envied man in His Majesty's Kind.Ha
d to know It, hut the strange
sensM* being   whirled   through
space   made  hliu   -- *   -Mil   and  hold
tightly to the supports in il'ont
fin his half hour's journey he was
Rosedale Dairy Butter
Only Fresh Killed
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Under New Management
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I   HOTEL. S:^brook'
Is a Iarj;e nnd attractive hotel uf superior
ele^anre in all its appointments, with a
( superior excellence. Railway
t-o tu
men. Lumbermen and Miners  a
The   Wentworth
J. McTAVISH    -   Proprietor
Rocking Down
Look at the man above. He's SHAKING an
ordinary furnace. He bends nearly double, exerts
all Ins strength, works up a prespiratiou, und gets
a sore back.
Now, look at the woman. She stands nearly
erect, gently moves the lever to and fro, a few
inches, and the ashes are dropped into the Sunshine
ash-pan. This is called ROCKING DOWN. It's
so easy a child can do it.
Which method do you prefer? Why, Rocking
Down, of course.
Go to our ii(ioni in y,iUr loculity.   Ut hint nlmw you the
iniiny other .time-saving, liilKir-auvintf mid fuel-ow Hilzliul
features of the Sunshine.   Order him to install the Sunshine
with a guarantee to hem your home lo your entire satisfaction
Luiiilnii, 'I'
K. Vlll nv. ,. Ml. .loll tl. Nil . Hi.mil,mi
Sold by Patmore Bros.
M..nu.nl,  Um
Hum. ('.ilKuiir.
' uuil. k   (.,
■tilly   rli*.
thi bitiI l<,r |
intmcti ii.»
nil t.i;.'Inn*..
•mrr inrihi ma iiMiinttn1 mora mil n**v*.f he inr
said i'«lfink Intoxlcabti or um drufi inln< Cm
It ftmn ■flcratly. W# hm v«\ to nt*i ui una
Ulhiu-. Moll id undoi icpinU cov«f lv «ny |d<
droM. 'i i. -i ( W l.nt oi I hMM lor |10(W. TM
whmm*\\ Ij-tug tu., tit   '
tlon mul lltiw 20 foot iilmvi! tlu;
j perlflcopti
. i*ilMiitai*i, Oak.
• 'nnii'iiii, nml Au* Wood nro l*oll«vod l" hnw » tiirili    Tlio novnl nvlntor
t.. approach thnt flRiiro, Bill no moro «ooma nlwnyn on tlio lookout ror nomolnorve „r tll0 pl|0t whon lm nltarail Ihh
iihiii tiirN Honton iilayorn nra In tho thin« now.   liloiitonnnt Qroffory, Look dirooil
16000 riiin'i, mul ii few «'( tho other 'IK rtown fr n oonnlttornblfl holitht,
hir  loni'tio  tnniM havo  moro  moro N,IW " anhmnrtno henflAtti tlto tnirtnco,
than ono or two moil who. aro pnld nn wHli  the perlfloopo Just runilns th«    ,l w,lH u,n bluojnokot'ii ilrsl noiiul
Wnrdnoi linn n fn«l hull tonin thnt'inuoli us tlml   Tho ImHObiUI plnyorfl, wntor,   Orontly  dnrlng,  In1 swooped; voyngo; n will llkoly prove to ho tho
pinyod nt Alvu nn the U7tit liwt., And harrhiM pitcliorn. Arum in moro than Mown townrdn ll.   The nliiojnokoto ad- met   of   innny.    The  hlplnno   wont
when they piny in<r« wp mny look for 100 KAinoa, while i.nlmnlp |ilnyn hut tonlahnwtit imiat only have equallod round tlm Fleet nml woll out to noa. ono  ooiild  iilntnHt   heiir him deelnro
■ ' Lou uud m'jtiuif gmiiu ul bull        I,K lot lllB tuoni'y.—UostOU  AnitM ifaii.   liy   liln  uiliiiinitinii   al   lho  tililLl it lid' Hliu eamo buck ufcnilv ami unruly, mul   Unit Ue. would he true to bin new lovo
ISAKUQ,     Tli
Wntdiici   D,
A   roturn icnmo   will ha played in
Crnnbrook in the noni future
wnn run tip tlm Krotiml liy bn own
power iih iniHlly hh u cycllHt could
ulcer bin nuiciiinu. Ijloutenant Ore*
I'ory went nt o\\e.e to tllO linnuiii', but
ihe pAHRengor doficonded Hlowly, patt-
I iHflcfonfc pnrlH of Hit- nutchinf, und THE TROSPECTOR, CRAXRROOK, R. C.
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Sermon by
Pastor Braokl/i
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Icocti limp,   Hi-t other   six  or seven
appearances during th.1;   forty dnys
i worn also very .brief, nnd in various
i bodies—once 03 u gardener, another
lime H3 a traveler—Hia third time aa
hi stranger on the shore, nnd to Saul
I of Tarsus, ris a spirit being, of moro
j thnn   angelic    brightness,   "shining
j above  tin*  brightness of tho sun  at
noonday,"   Wo   overlooked the   fact
lhat these appearauces, if nil put together, would probably not bnvo ox-
reeded  four hours out ot tin; entire
forty dny*? in which our Lord tarried
wilh His disciples after His resurrection nnd before His ascension.    We
wore  not critical  students  when  we
overlooked  those   things,   nnd  forgot
to   ask   ourselves   why   these things
won? so,
Now  we  see   more   distinctly  why
our  Lord  did  as  He did.    His disciples were natural men and therefore
; could not oppreoiato spiritual thing-.
God is n .Spirit."   Cherubim, j Furthermore,  lliey could not receive
in, nnd tbo --till lower order of H?--* guiding of the Holy Spirit until
The Resurrection ot Christ
—Pastor Russell Explains
an Unscriplural Error.
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The Baron of Pubnlco Is the Lineal
Descendant of a Noble Family In
Acadia, Which Resisted the Order
of Expulsion—He Is Humble But
1'routt, and Blood Has Been Kept
Simply a fisherman; a toiler of the!
sea; a mender of nets, and vet "A I
Hi-gh and Mighty Lord"; bead of u
once puissant House. Ile is Hilaire ;
D'Entremout, Baron of Pubnieo. In j
the days when early Canadian history!
was iu the making the title which he [
hears was one to bo conjured with,
for were not tbe holders, owners of j
all tbe vast nores of whut is now;
the fact of the resurrection nnd show-1 the work of sacrificing appointed "to I •*«•' ot" His Church, to make satis-j Western Nova ScoliaP Times havo,
ed from St. Paul's words that with- Him, was resurrected to tho swirit faction for their sins, and to mako changed cince the La lours and tho
out God's purpose of n insurrection plane-far above angels, principalities | then acceptable joint-secrlflcars with ' D fcntremont-a held sway iu Acadia,
those who have fallen asleep in death and powers-next to the Father; and i Him. Meantime, had Jesus not tar- | and of the greatness thnt once was
would have perished as brutes. Wo thus we read, "Now the Lord is that «ed •■10-:1, ',,rl.v dnys-bnd He ascend- their., but little remains. All that is
followed with the Apostle the ossur- Spirit."    And   again  that  "Ho   was|ed immediately after His insurrection j left is the title: a title which is still
I   Baltimore,   Md., Pastor i beavenly plane, ihe spirit plane, there
Russell addressed huge aumences here ^..j*1"'1^05 of <W<-.«n*- but all are
to-day. Wc report one of his ths- 'our heavenly Father is Uie Head or
courses from  the tNxt,   "With whut Chief- -     -
body do thev coiiie:-"---!. Corinthians sornpl  ...„ , ... .... .■»-.,- .        -,   -
xv   35. ; angels ur. all ap nl.beings, and Christ ;tlie.J;0™*" ^^ ■ n.-i-n nnd appearand
lind a means of seizing the farms that
belonged to the Aeadiaus.  The opportunity was not long in coming, Hardly hud the troubles in Acadia between
England   and   France   heen   settled. '
when the two nations again  became
involved   in   war.    Natural ly   enough
the sympathies of the French in Nova
Scotia  were   with   their  countrymen. !
The English settlers, eager to become,     , ,,    v      ,,   ,    ,-
masters of the soil, said it was dis-1 oml U,<- NeK l'-n*,an-d
loyalty  and   warned   the   authorities
that if stringent measures  were not
taken tin* Acadian French would take
arms against England.
. Promptly came the instructions that
the French Were I" subscribe to tha
Oath of Allegiance.  Tbe Aeadians refused, the English said it was a further sign of disloyalty and impressed
upon the Government the fact that if
the  French  did  rise up against   the
ave heesi
the fish*
At lirst
in WosU
English" thW^ 0*5C
in retaking Acadia for France,   lm- j f*'i„ „.',«„„».
read, "Now the Lord i
And   again  that  "H
the] put to death in the flesh, but quick
" ened (or made alive) iu the spirit."—
I, Peler iii, 13.
Tbe more we examine the subject
the more foolish and unseriptural the
views handed lo us from the Dark
Ages appear. For instance, ihe Scriptures dearly set forth that our Redeemer, prior to beoominj a Man,
wns a spirit being—"the Only Begot-
aid that Christ is tho First-fruits of Hon of tho Father, full of grace and
those who slept, Their awakening| truth." His leaving the spirit plane
was merely of a temporary nature,, to become a. Man is Scriptural!}- de-
ttlld Ihcy soon relapsed into the sleep scribed ns a great stoop or humilin-
<d death. Tbey did not have u full lion. Ts it reasonable to suppose that
resurrection—anastasis—a rinsing up the,heavenly Father would perpetu-
to perfection of life, such ns tbe re-1 ate to all eternity that humiliation,
demptive work of Jesus guarantees to j after it bad served its intended pur-
Ada in and to all his race willing to pose? Surely not. ,
accept the. same under ibe terms of The Bible tells us wby Jesus bum- i the Lord is not
tbe New Covenant.                                J bled Himself to tho humn nature—"u j Spirit.      Besides
anoes that Christ did rise from
dead and become tbe First-fruits of
nil those who have gone into the
sleep of death. Others, indeed, were
awakened temporarily—as, for instance, J aims' daughter, Lazarus the
friend of Jesus, and the son of the
widow of Nuin.
Yet   none   of   those   instances   1s
counted  ns ft resurrection,  for it is
tho diseiples, .-tunned and.bewildered, would hftVJ had no assurance of
Hh resurrection, Tliey would have
found it impossible to go out uud toll
the  people,thnt   He  had  risen  from
the dead when they had no proof to   ly interesting,
this effect. I "it was in tl
And even if Jesus had appeared to   Charles  dc  St
recognized and entities th? holder to
all the dignities and rights of nobility.
The present baron Is a humble fisherman, and the history of this kindly
old gentleman and his family in deep-
them us Ho did lo Saul of Tarsus
above lb* bright shining of the sun,
this wuuld not have been convincing
and satisfactory. They might liavo
said, Here is a phenomenon, but how
can we positively associate it with
the life and death of JesusP Matters
wera different with Saul of Tarsus.
He neaded something to thoroughly
arouse him and to teach him for all
time, and others through him, that
Man, but "that
some  of  the  dis*
Yo^wilT'recuii that on last Lord's'iutfeTowcr"thanThe"«Ig3s/"""il was lCIPle" wli°.^lr5rdX.^!e™..w-el'?-!b!
<ln> we demonstrated from the Scrip- j because man had sinned, nnd the
tures that it is not the body, but the j Redeemer must, under the Law, be
coul, that is promised n resurrection Jon the same plane of being us the
—lhat it wns our Lord's soul that (one whom he would redeem. Thus
went to shcol, to hades, to the death
state, and that tind raised Him up
from death on tbe third day. We
noted u difficulty into which all
Christendom was plunged by the un-
scriptural theory that it is the body
that is to be resurrected. We now
continue to search und note well fur
ther difficulties into which this error
plunged us as believers in the words
of Christ, particularly in connection
with our Redeemer's resurrection.
The ordinary thought  in   Christian
to give Saul of Tarsus assurances of
what tbey knew respecting the resurrection of Jesiu and His ascension.
Tbo Lord adopted the only reasonable way of helping Hi: disciples to
understand that He was no longer
dead—that He had risen from the
dead—and that He was no longer
human, but had been glorified, and
The two
: yenr  1053 tbat  unto j
Klienno  Seigneur de
la Tour was granted the Patent of;
I Nobility which made him master of
that vast tract of country that
j stretches from Anuapolfs on the east,
I to Pubnlco on the West. Tho pro-j
[ cious document which conferred on
, his forebear tbat title whic'i command-.
' ed so much obeisance and respect, is'
retained   by   the  present   baron  and'
reads as follows:
; The  Patent.
"Was present and appeared person-1
'ally    the   High   and   Mighty    Lord
Charles de St. Etienne,. Seigneur de j
i La Tour. Knight of the Orders of the j
King, and bis Lieutenant-General in
ell tho extent, towns and coasts of;
I Acadia* Country of New France, and'
1 proprietor of the places called   I'lpi-
giniiehe, following und confirming to
the concession which he has had at
I this date. January 15, 163R. received
1 it   and   voluntarily   fecoguii.es   and [
Jehovah particularly specified, "An
eye for an eye. n tooth for a tooth, a
life for a life." Hence tbe death of
an angel, or of our Lord iu His prehuman   condition,   could   not   have.
affected the payment of man's penal-   bad become a spirit being.   	
ty and the consequence release of the  thinga were necessary and they were   acknowledges to have these presents
condemned   race.     Thus    again   we   done at the same time. , resigned, conferred perpetually under
read. "A   body   ha«l Thou   prepared!    Even  on  the  occasions   when  our j the title or barronage and noble ner,
MV1 "for the suffering of death/*—  Lord appeared til
Hebrews x, 5; ii, 0. i one crucified
Xo one questions that this applies ,
exclusively to our Lord's experiene
I by this reasoning, and,
impelled by the desire to
vide for the wants of the clamorous
settlers, England notified the Acadiahs
that unless tbey forthwith swore allegiance to the King, thev would he
It is history that again the French, ,-•■,- ,,
refused to take the oath and, conse-| P>°i"zll!?S.,™
quently. were driven from their farms-
und carried in ships to different parts I
of Mew Kngland, hut it is not my purpose to write of the hardships of the
expulsion. This is simply tlio story of
the Houso of Pubnieo.
On the eastern side of Pubnieo hor-
bur Blood the Castle of "Cape Sable.",
the   home  of  Jacques   D'bntremoul.
Under  the  shadow   uf  the  structure
dwelt the  retainers  of this  puissant
family; men and women whose very1
existence was   interwoven   with   tin
High   and   Mighty   Lord  whom   tliey I
served.    The   D'Liiliemonts   had   the
affection of their tenants, lho  latter i
were good men and true, aud the oath
of fealty that they bad taken to their j
masters was no empty ceremony.
Day of the Departure.
Iu the early autumn of 175(1 the
stately Ca«tle of (.'ape Sable was laid 1
low aud the baron made prisoner audi
his lands despoiled. One day a watcher of the castle flaw a large vessel j
under full sail heading up the harbor, j
As she drew nearer it became evident j
ions international complies!
the last fow voir.; steam vea
lite Otter or .beam trawl h
invading the waters used In
ernien of Nova Scotia. New;
ft caught few fish
ern waters, and were regarded with
amused tolerance, it being the opinion j
of our fishermen thnt the methods of
fishing used so extensively iu the
North Sea wore not adapted to the
conditio;!.- of the banks ef the Western Atlantic, But the beam trawler* I
have come over in increasing numbers, and have already proved their
ability to adapt themselves to con-
here and make larce
it is contended that
their operations are ruining the fishing grounds, and a vigorous agitation
has I.een Blurted in the fishing ports
of Nova Scotia. Xew England and
Newfoundland with a view to inducing the Governments interested to
take action looking to the consummation of an international agreement
ploymenl of this
type of fishing craft on the banks of
the Western Atlantic. The Canadian
Government has already prohibited
the use of the Ottar trawl in nur territorial water?, and the Xova Scotia
fishermen are now asking that a regulation lie adopted preventing the Ot-(
ter trawler-- purchasing coal or sup*'
plies in Canadian ports, Tbat would
be a rather large order for the Gov-,
eminent to undertake; some of the'
beam trawlers hail from K tig land and
others Irom France, aud it would bo a
serious matter, indeed, to deny tho
vessels of the Mother Country aud
France the ordinary privilege of buy-
iug eoal aud supplies. And in any
case such a drastic measure would
not achieve its purpose so far as the
French trawlers are concerned, for
they can use St. 1'ierio and Miquclon
as a base of operations without any
serious inconvenience.
In Gloucester, it is said owners of
fishing vessels hove pledged themselves to raise $100,000 t'i light lhe
invasion   of   beam   trawlers,   and   in
Formation cf a Standi05 Army In
England Alter the Restoration Was
the Start of the Clothing of the
Army In Similar Costume—Every
Regiment Has Its Own Traditions
Regarding  Hats,  Coats and  Pants.
One of ilie most important items
in the equipment of tho individual
soldier is, of course, his clothing. It
would no doubt be interesting to trace
tho evolution of the dress uf the lighting man from the days when he wore
\t.')-y little, through the ages when he
wore too much, down to the present
day, hut the process would need many
In dross,
R5 in oilier |
ilmscB 1
it mill.
taiy  aeiew
ie,   wo  see  I
hu  con
test  1)1
skill lietwf
on tlio innkt
r, 0! v
of  (iff»i!':e.
Iron*  the  1
■e  piki
and other Canadian  fish
body like to the having high, middle and low justici
He took care that the holden directly from the said place
'manifestation should be.under such in the said Acadia as a dominant fief
conditions as would positively prove granted to the nobleman Philippe
minds: in respect to testis' death and j during the year* in which '''ile who : Hial He had become a spirit being. Meuso, Kcuyer. Sieur D'Kntremont,
resurrection is tbat when He seemed was rich for our Bakes became poor. | He came into the room where they and Lady Madeleine Helis, his wife,
to die He did not die; that He. the tlmt wc through His poverty might 1 were while the door was shut, and and nobleman Pierre Ferrant and
being, the soul, could not die; that, * bo made rich." Surely it is* unsup- | »ft**r a few words with them He van- Lady Mathuerine Sicard, his wife be-
instead, He went to Heaven, and! posablo that the father would ar- lined from their sight, as uo huniau ing present and accepting for their
then, on the third dav. came back to .range a Plan by which our Redeem-   being could hnve   done   and   as He heirs, from us according to the power
er's   fuithufulness   in   accomplishing  never did during His earthly career, given by   His   Majesty   (the  King)
man's redemption would cost Him an   '*'hfU the Apostles caught the thought shown   in  the  Letters   Patent   dated
eternity of poverty,  humiliation, de- : ia well evidenced by St. Paul's urgu- February 20, 1050. in consideration of
gradation to a plane "a little lower  nient on the   subject   in   our   text, the particular merit of the said Lords
than the   angels/' while   the Church ! There is no foolish suggestion in Ihe D-Entremont   nnd   Ferrant   and   to
would he made rich and would attain I Bible   obout Jesus   having   a fleshly their said wives in equul participation
that she was a ship of war. aud a j l^iiifiibuip
shiu of war approaching the strong-\}%$ori* feeli"8 runs,hI?h. , ."**"'
hold of the Puhnieos eouUf have but Iut,l?!,'s hav'' ^ mImJtml f* l",r?"
one meaning. The blow hnd fallen. ¥>ublic nieeUngs, promising -he Mi tithe dreaded dav of expulsion had or-! «tw of Marine ad sorts of trouble if
lived, and the settlers wt--- lo be torn MV6, does not succeed  in  getting the
' other   nations   to   agree   to   prohibit
beam trawling.
And whether our fishermen following the  old  methods  of  fishing  are
right or  not in  their  fear  that  the
beam trawler will deplete our fisher-
to   fear
get the body which had been crucified; and that He took it to Heaven
forty days later; that He has had that
body ever since; and lhat He will
have it to all eternity, marred with
tho print of the. nails in His hands
nnd feet, lhe thorns upon His brow,
and the spear mark in His side. What
a ghastly thought- How strange tbat
we should ever have been misled into
ao unseriptural and unreasonable a
theory! Some endeuv-r to gloss the
mutter by suggesting that our Lord's
flesh is glorified—tbat it shines—the
*h in iug presumably making the
wounds all the more conspicuous.
Our Methodist friends have not yet
changed their statement ol the matter, namely, "He ascended up ou
high, taking His fleshly body with
Him, and all that appertained thereto,
and sat down on the right hand of
God." This medieval statement correctly admits thnt the fleshly body
was not the Lord's, but that He, the
soul, took it with Him as luggage.
The statement, "and ull that appertained thereto." presumably would
refer to our Lord's sandals, walking
slick and such clothing as the soldiers
did not divide amongst them at the
time of His crucifixion—if indeed He
had any others! But our dear Methodist friends want to be sure thut
nothing was left behind.
All Ibis is of a piece with the theory
that the saints when they die go to
he-ivcu, and then, later, come back
and get their bodies,'"and nil things
appertaining thereto"-1-the inconveniences I hut they have beeu rid of for
centuries,! How many truukload.
"things   appertaining* thereto"
a spirit state "far above angels"—be
made "partakers of the divine nature. "—IT. Peter i, 4.
On the contrary, the very same
Apostle who tells us of our Lord's
humiliation carries the matter to tbe
climax, telling us of His faithfulness,
as the Man Christ .lesus, unto death,
even the deat!) of the cross; and then
he adds an assurance of the heavenly Father's faithfulness in not leaving
His Son on a lower plane: "Wherefore," says the Apostle. "God also
highly exalted Him, an', hath given
Him u name above every name."
This, too. Is in harmony wilh nur
Lord's words in His prayer to the j
Father. A joy had been set before j
Him by the Father—a joy of pleasing
the Father, of bringing a blessing to
mankind, uud the joy also of exalta-
tlon, as a special re wan* for bb;dl-!
Rut the Redeemer, ignoring all tho
promises of a higher glory as a reward for His faithfulness, merely
prayed to the Father iu these words.
"Father, glorify Thou Me with Ihe
glory which I had with Thee before
the world wits." ln humility He ask-
ed no reward. H* did not pray, He-
member that you promised a still
greater exultation iir glory! No, He
would he quite content to have
tlu Father's purpose and
body in heaven—that is all in our Ui0 extent called Pobomcoup (Puhni
creeds and hymn books, prepared for coj l(J \lG enjoyed by them and their!
us by our well-meaning In;1, mistaken BUCces8ors, and having cause and full ,
forefathers, who used to burn one proprietorship, rights of justice and!
another at the slake if the" failed to soigneurv forever under the title of
promptly agree togetlu: on such barronage and noble fief, on condi-1
propositions. n ' tions of rendering a homage by tho
We mourn the dead, but tliey shall^presentation of    beaver skin and two
wake; ./bouquets  at the  anniversary   of St.
The loit, but they shall ba restored I  Jean do Baptiste, each vear, according
O well our human hearts mght break l0 lh(. t.0(lo oI Pftrl9t  fche ?Hil* *j(ll,js
Without that sacred word! ! D'Kntremont and Ferrant, their heirs !
Dun eyes,-look up! sad  hearts, re-  flm, slloeessors slmH have perpetual
Joicc*. .     right of the chase aud fishes in the
Seeing     God s     bow    of    prom.se    .«. . rf     f u        , -  .     -
from the homes that they loved
But the D'Entremonls were then,
as now, men of courage, and. as befitted their noble station, were prepared to fight to the death in the defence
of their rights and their prooerty. The   .       ..       , ,-
great bell in the tower was rung to    «,   they   have good reason
call  in  the   workers  ill  the   nearby  the mr_\* "f tlw "WM'VO empioy.
fields   while   messengers   were   de* Jnen^ of tho »«* methods.   Phe beam
spalched to warn those further away. M1™6/8 are lBH°f saving machines.
Men, women and children hurried! ]iyir competition will drive the
through the great gates of the castle. J8""? wnoonar out of business, lhe
which, when the last retainer had on-1 building of wooden fishing vessels
lerod were closed j wid cease, and-1 inn will fall noon a
Just as tlio sun *v„S dipping int.. ] S^'!X^'^,_S,'.. fe"' "'•'«' li"»''"». lormea in IWI, nan
Hie west the strange ship dro-innl! '™* ff° ° <"">■!l bV.,'' Vf.ii li," tougW in Luff coats .....1 stool culr-
•in. , ,i- „ii,„o io  iim .>,iiitin   ,1,1,1     .i-i 'rv.    1 ne   iui.-nue.is   oi   naiuiiing  nsii        *        , ,   , ,,   . ,
Hiu.noi   opposite  me easne,  ami  !■■ i      :,, , .    ,.    . ,       , , ,   n-*.-.!*-* and cans   but their uniform was
Piii-tni*-  mn.*-  uci.nw.  ».i,i  i-oniinctA-i  w« De centralized in a few ports, and "I,' ,,   "'       Vi."
captain  came   a snore   aim   requested   .,        . , . ,      ,    ,    ■, .      , .   ,1.11011 (-liaic'cil to the more nioturesaue
ii-lmHl»n(w  to  "Ca-.a  --1.1,u. "    Thu   he existence of hum reds of hamlets *. ' ,   U1BU»«" ■*   "«  *-■-'• l""1".^"•"*•*"•
..minttame  to    Lape  Same.       !,--l!H*„in,,„ t|lft ,.,„»„»   „m„ ,,omii,. iw  in. ■■ less warlike, Bcarlet coats, feather-
to the cumbersome culveriu, and thi
makers of the equipment of defence,
Iu those days tho armor of men oi
similar rank and station was. generally speaking, similar, hut tbe foot,
men. archer-, etc., can hardly he said
to have bad a distinctively military
dress or one much unlike lho civilian
contemporaries, saya The Manchester
Weekly Times.
Strange to my, the beginnings n!
military dress or uniform may ba
saiil to date from soon after the fhI 1
of tha peculiarly military system of
feudalism in the middle of the Fifteenth Century. After the repeated
\ictories of tho Swiss footmen ovor
the flower of lluif-undian chivalry, infantry regained a position which it
has never since lost.
The Infantry aim waa an important
port ol the "Companies d'orinnnanee"
ot Charles VII. of France, lho flrst
sTatiding Hrmy to .,<• raised and retained in limes of peace, 'if course,
even at a much later period few nation.- supported a largo --landing
army. The permanent force frequently
I formed only a nucleus which was increased by the employment of mer-
' ceiiorics and levies whenever necessary.
Broadly speaking, military uniforms
in Great Britain date from the gradual
formation of a standing army after
the Restoration. In lho time of Henry
VUI. the Boveroigns bodyguard {now
the Hon. Corps of (lentleiiien-at-Aiins)
wore a distinctive dress, but this wai*
several limes changed. The original
cloth of gold and ailver was altered
to red aud yellow damask iu lb'20,
and afterwards to black and white.
During the Civil War Ihe lighter
and more serviceable buff coot wilh a
thin steel cuirass took the place of
the panoply of armor and mail of
earlier days. The Life Guards and
Horse  Guards,  formed  in   1661,  had
wm'wIumViis waThis'demand thatfe"? ,tnJI ?°a/t'__"?lv.-?^pL°„i.1i?Ji!
the castle be surrendered lo him.       "             ""
Immediately the attack commenced
The struggle was of short duration
ave served   capped tl.    -   .
"   n'     I   ■ photographic record results
-i.-i-.-r      .   •    ■   *.      x   •- 1   !    The   actual   development   of    the
of 1 then to return to the glorious state tl      is   ,mt   the   WOvk of   11 few
_       .. may iin which He was before He left the       J; d      iuts cim bl, liC.,utll,y
be taken by some, and how mixed an 'glory, aud for our sokes became poor   Jjslt-lButed in quite a short time.
assortment   by others   is not   stated. I and took   upon Himself   the   human      ~^_  cnje-  utj**ty  0f -;.•  invention
Neither nre particulars given respect-1 nature.   And what said the heavenly j        j    t)i() fi|[t thyt it eiin,i„ttt'es the
ing those whose clothing, ct
meantime worn out. But we have
had enough of this, if it has helped
us to see the absurdity of our theories
received from Ihe "Dark Ages"—if it
has awakened us to thought and to
Bible investigation 011 this important
an.l Interesting subject.
The Bible presentation of Ibis sub*
jcefc is every way reasonable, consist*
cut and harmonious. S't. Paul points
out that "there i.i a natural body and
thore i-> a spirit body." lie does not
im an und he dors not say that (he
spirit body is a human body glorified.
Quito lo the contrary. II' declares
that "l-'h-h and blood cannot inherit
the Kingdom ol God'*—ni matter bow
glorified it might he. A human being
would be RO lolally different from a
spirit hung thai, as St. I'mil says, "ll
doth not yet appear what we shall
he," iu our resurrection change; and
tho Kcripluri-d do uot even attempt to
give us nu explanation.
The Bible merely deelure-i that III
wc now bear tlu image of the earthly
Adai.i. we shall, by tlm glorious resurrection change, be given a share
in the nature ami likenoil of the
Second Adait, our glorious Lord. We
► bill! be like Him arid seo Him n*. lie
ii*; aud, he it imt'd, w ■ must change
from llc-h nnd blood conditions to
Kpirit, conditions by resurrection pow.
er. iu order that we may seo Him as
Ilv is. Surely this proves that our
Lord Josus is no longer flesh, as He
mice was—"in the days of His flesh."
- Hebrews v, 7.
Our text calls attention (0 the difference between coleitlnl bodies and
terrestlal, or earthly bodies and declares thnt they have different glories.
It tells us that tho first Adam whs
made a living soul, a human helng,
but that our Redeemer, who humbled
llinuelf aud Uok ili« earthly nature.
"(or the suffering of death,*' thereby
jw.*i«tii*) the Sceocd *''22i—the HCQVj
*!!*;• M7* ilio wido (lislinelion he*
fween lhe aeeond Adam and Ihe Ilrst
Adam U clearly eel forth. One wn*
riirthly and the other heavenly. As
we now bear the image ol the earthly,
we shall, if faithful, bCnr tliu heiiv-
mil;' image of our Lord, tllfl Second
Adam, idler our rc-'urrcction change.
Si. hml llluitratoi by iriylng flint
we know of many kind
nn the earthly or fleshly plnue-onc
flesh of man, another 01 hflastl, »"•
nlhcr ot hird-i ninl (inother of tlsh.
But. however tllffotont ',\\S ori'iiui'm*
they are   all   cart!ily      H",   nil   lhe
in  resnonsj  to that prayer? |
remember the words of ,leho-
I on condition of rendering said Homage
j to said Lord de La Tour ond his suc-
'■ lessors for the land and barronage
1 of Pubnieo.
Given aud passed at Fort Port Royal
Now that   flat-racing   \*   about   to  (Acadia), the 17th July, 1663, in the
commence in Kngland, further alten- presence  of  the  witnesses  hereafter
tion will be given to 11 highly practl* iignlng:
eal invention for automatically judg-  (Signed) Charles Do St. Etienne,
l'.mmauul   La Boigne  de St.
Philippe     Metise    D'lCnlro-
Pierre  Kerraiit.
Madeleine Helis.
Mathuerine Sicard.
La Vlordurc."
Shortly   after   the   army   that   had
,    „     been sent to   .America   by Cromwell
work of   11 few captured Acadia from the French, the
two  groat  families  of  La  Tour  and
D'Kntremont were joined by marriage.
Two   daughters   of   the    High    aud
Mighty   Lord   La   Tour' became   tbe
At sound of that prophetic voice:
"1 will make all things new."
The Camera Race Judge.
ing the posilion of horses at the win-1 *
nlng-post, particularly in cases where,
close finishes occur. ;
Briefly, the mechanic' race judge!
i*- an ordinary photographic camera.
Across the course a fine woollen [
thread Is stretched, breast-high to tiie
horses. The moment this thread is \
lutter is opened, and a|
dependent and prosperbm" fishermenie* ,lM\Jl,1j'1,l\k W,u oI,lha .Re8tor*
and their families, will be menaced. *li n ^wliflcattoiw in almost every
A certain proportion of fishermen will ?°.tflil °/ tlie "'"lonn have l-een very
find employment on the beam trawl- "equent in the Brillsh Army, lo-
were haltered down- lhe fierce "con*-1 •». but they will be mere wage earn- LWftrda t,1R L\\u] ol tbo L.g hteenlh (en-
\ ere  unuerui  m.wn.  ine nerce ton- h,      ' .   ., iM,„,...K, , tury came the cocked iiat so familiar
flict in the castle yard over, and the  era—wunout as  now a nan  1 merest .    *   . .      .    . .  ,    ,-,        .
baron made prisoner.  Then began the i " the adventure.   A few big con.pau-1 "   firinto   of    ho   per   d     Th.n.
work of plunder.   'Die treasures of the! f« •***-y »"--«p fortunes, but the *■■»■*   I0,*e- ne**™" were imrouuce
and iu less than au hour lhe i/ates
the ship, not, however, before the lat-1MHormon In the world, a hardy, ;.»■,,.       n     Im Penin8H|Br War.   Up
ter had set fire to Cape Sable.   Be- orous race, self-reliant, inured to dan- I°Xt thne offloors silt ng in Parlla-
for the sun hnd diunnHn'rl int.! Ihn  ger—a C ass    rem  which   an  empire  x" u"    l",,L ..7I""       i'iSi1     ,""
ior ine sun nan oisappeaieu into uie | o.   ;t    t,   _    f J u)  A (  t^   ^   ( | ment wore  uniforms.    Again,   it   ts a
we;4 all lhat remained of 11,0 stronghold of a Hied 1 nnd Mighty Lord, were
smouldering aslies, and crumpled
The Baron D'Kntremont was taken
to Boston, where he remained until
his death.
in Its time of trouble might be triad    .    ...     ...,.,.■.    ,,   ,•
; lo draw men to man its figliting ships.   S*nlW fH<',1 that1flfter l'?,   rlT5
I-Colin McKay in Montreal Standard  ;^.Hr '!"   _?* \t   ""n- ,'',ft" H('J
Oh. we remember the words of Jeho-1 *«"■»» ^"^ Stom thl ^^^ijfif??^
vnh worn  "I UnvA (rlnrlflAil Thnn  anA   When  a  race  is  a  very  close thing,  boon tno nova bcotla La lours had
the Implication Is that of a still high- *?iid-hent was recorded with this in
er glory than _lhe one which He en-; ^truaiiu-ut.
joyed liefore He was made flesh.
Two lines of difficulties present
themselves, one of which can be answered ond the other cannot. The
unanswerable difficulty i.*> where a
natural-minded man undertakes to
reason tllfl subject OUt, He finds it
impossible of comprehension as he
finds other items of Divine revelation.
II. Paul explains Ilii-, saying, "The
natural man receive!h not ih" things
of ihe Spirit of (lod, neither can he
know Ihi'tn, booauio they are spiritually discerned." The Apoitlo proceeds to lell ui tbat all men arc natural men. except such a- have hi
begotten   by  the  Holy  Spirit
title to the baronage vested iu the
D'Entremonts, in which family it has
remained to tins day.
Blood Still  Pure.
More than two centuries have passed, hut the lineage of the Barons ot
Pubnieo has continued unsullied,   No
patrolling districts in tho I foreign blood  has been  mixed with
Hobo and the neighborhood j theirs, it is still as pure as when tl
Now Carry Guns.
Automatic    revolvers    firing    nine
shots and capable of being carried at
full cock are to be furnished to Lou.
don polici
West Kud
of the dock:
Mall Can't Walt.
Hi- Majesty's mail has quite astonishing privileges. Its drivers have
With the return of the Aeadians i power lo requisition .aid of any kind
came two sous of the old baron who io avoid delay iu deliveries, and Citv
journeyed hack to Nova Scotia, and Solicitor Johnston of Toronto tells an
fettled upon ihe lands of their fa Ui- Interesting experience to show bower.,   which   had   been   re-granted   to this is  Bometimea done.
imprisoned In the Wind.
Butterflies may bo imprisoned and
unlujurcd In tho midst of a whirlwind.
dales In a genuine typhoon ure so ter*
'en rible that the stoutest ahlps can scarce-
All , |y hope lo went lier them, but there Is
natural men will, in thc:r iv-urrce- u s|wt at tho very center of the atorm
tion. receive earlhly, or human bodies, wbcre fl0uieililng llko u dead culm pre*
rJm f"<3ffl2r m^JSS 8» Jjft ^om the outer edge ofthe dls*
bodloi. ni St. Paul explains In our <»■*■««•. wl,k" "'"J uo *» «••«-
context, vowel flO-fiO, ' across, the wind Telocity Increases to*
Thee <f my lieurrrs. therefore, who' Ward- the center until within n few
have never accepted Christ, and inudu! miles of that point there comes a sud* | in
... ,.       . ,       den lull.   There the rnln censes and
j full couMcralion of l.ie.r al   to ho   (j     sk    of|m  c!Mrii    ,„  „l|s  Jm|
His diiciplcs, fo lowing iu   Hi-  foot*.   _.m   * _   mMll%. u..n»tM> ,,,.11 •ui.-.o-*.
Itipi, mi.    know that thev have not   «■» «rof* wl (h m*™* cnl      lefleie
bee,,  begotten   of   the  Holv  Spirit! of the storm.* a group of butterflies
(became only upon those terms arc j I"-"- frequently been Imprisoned, and
any begotten of   Iho Spirit).   These. | Ihelr dainty, delicate forms are ns safe
therefore. I will m\i tncojulder what; fn thla aortal cnge as If hovering in. jiirougli   uiile:
T fay, nnd   hob', it,   if   Ihcy
tentatively,   until   such   time   as,
flod'-t  providence,  ihcy  may  bu  bo*
Gotten of lho Holy Spirit, and llllll
be   enabled   tn   uildcr.-t:ind Spiritual
matters such ni tlilr,
Another class who have difllculty
011 thus subject arc the spirit-begotten ones who have been ciitungled in
their reasoning by thn declaration of
the creeds respecting the resurrection
nt tli   '   ■      !	
pi on so, 1 sunny meadow's, hut as helpless as In
a collector's bottle,
{inhabitants of Pubnieo first paid horn*
agi to their new lord. Directly, Irom
son to father. Hilaire D'Kntremont
true s his descent from Philippe
Mouse, lhe D'Kntremont uf the grant;
his family is not collateral; it is lhe
some line that nourished in the days
before the Lilies of France gave way
to tht- Rosea of Kngland. in the vast
Dominions over seas. His family were
makers of history, hewers of destiny,
and the present baron is rightfully
proud of the "glory that once was
All readers ot history will remember that when Acadia wus ceded to
the Ktlglilh, there wns a stipulation
lhe treaty which exempted the
French in Acadia from taking the
oath of allegiance, or bearing arms
against the French iu that portimi
of Canada which still remained lo
France. In all the new world there
was no land like this. The forests
were virgin, aud game abounded
of   wonderful   timber
them by Governor Lawrence, who also restored their barony. But the
D'Entreinanis were not the great factors they had been before the expulsion, lu the interval the English
Bottlers had become the real rulers
nnd masters of the country and tbe
returned Aeadians were as strangers
iu a strange land. No longer were
the Barons of Pubnieo to be High
and Mighty Lords; no longer were
they to be the givers of justice.
A*id to-day all that remains of the
grandeur that once was their's is
memories, memories thnt are dearly
cherished by each generation of a noble house.
The present holder of the title is a
fisherman,-and, a gentleman. He is
advancing in age, and each yenr he
stays more at home, while his heir
goes to tbe banks in his little fish*
ing smack. If it hhoifld ever be the
fortune of any of my readers to journey to Pubnieo. they will have little
difllculty in recognizing Hilaire D'Entremout for the modest dignity of
his bearing and tbe grace and cour-
toousiiesa of his manner bespeak tlieihornc to make
presence of one who has in his keep- j power to tak<
As a member of  a  hunting party
he  was  being  driven  one  day   over
ne of the indescribably bad roads of
'discarded by the officers ol tin
although they are still worn by naval
officers on ceremonial occusioijs.
I Military uniforms consist for the
most pnrt of a coat or tunic of one
prevailing color, with various facings
1 according to corps and rank, and a
distinctive  head  dross  and  trousers.
.In most armies there are royal body-
' guards like our own Life Guards,
which have a distinctive and usually
gorgeous uniform of I heir own.
Scarlet may be said to have been thu
N,>^h*?rn-0ntfriV* The l!ri,v,or.,V'?<i.lhc Mouliitathii/ rolor in the uniforms t-l
mail on hoard; he was taking it to a
place called South River. Mr. Johnston is a Idtf man, and 89 a heavy
passenger he may have been (be cause
ol the trouble which occurred. .Anyway, one oi the horses gave out, und
it looked to the Toronto hunters ar-
if they were going to be stranded fur
days in the wilds.
The mail driver didn't take that
view nt all. Happening to be near
the homo of a settler, ho limply went
lo that worthy's stable, picked the
best horse lie found there, led it out.
and put iu its place lhe worn-out
animal. Tho settler cume out on the
jump. "Here." he shouted, "what in
blazes are you doing? Put that horse
of mine back quick or there'll be
"No,"   said   tho  driver  coolly,   "I
won't put it back and there won't lie
any trouble,   I've got to get tllfl mail
to South River to-night.   I need your
the trip and I've full
I'll bring it bach
ing the title and proBtlge of those who lln the morning."
were High and Mighty Lords of lhe And to South Hiver lhe mail WOlit,
old Acadia.-Daniel Owen in Montreal with lho settler's host borne making
Standard. j 0110 of the team which took it.   The
driver was quite within his rights.
Defining a Duck.
A Hchoolboy nsslgucd to prepare an
essay on ducks submitted tho follow*
lug: "Tho duck is u low, heavy set
hh'd composed mostly of incut und
fcuthers. He Is n mighty poor singer,
liavlug a hoarse voice, caused hy get*
ting so many frogi tn Ids nock. He
likes ihe wilier al'ul curries fl toy balloon In bis stomach to keep him from
sinking. Thu duck hus only two legs,
uud lliey nru set so far back on Ids
unlearning "our error* as theso lnii« i running gears by naturo Hint thoy
them do in gi lling free from theirs, j como pretty near missing his body.
Coming to llu> point of what il to Somu ducks when they get big Imve
ho resurrected, wo note the fad. Ihflt curls on their talis and nro eniled
our Lord Appeared in a body of flesh, | drakes. Drakes don't have to *ot or
iin.i showed 1 he1 dlfoinlcs Ilu rtrM of 1 ti»tct>, but Just loaf und go swimming
the nails and the hole mad, hy^ ilia j „IH| out everything in sight   If I was
a duck  I  would rather be a
f tb.1:^-.. Jl j:;)!iii-ii't1t;.1 Jinjcara
.TriVr, Vmcn v I mi ing 7u?i8ua ISBvli
and teaming of the hold of -.uper.-ti-
Hoi upoii the brail -, I .-.aid to myself, 1 heliev.) that we Christian.*
experience just as much difficulty
ipfiar,   But Wi
note tbnt only
failed   to
perhaps.   Milieu   rait     ,
Iwice   did    He  thin!'0  b0
flppCflf, and but for n few moments;
limits upon which no white man had
placed a foot. Streams teemed with '
nsh] brooklets watered the pasture.';'
and 011 all sides Iny productive farms.,
But the French had been there long
years before the l'.nglisb, thoy bad
tilled the soil for years; aud of the
richest of tins rich land thev were
yi» owner.), from I'.uginnn came settlors to reap the treasures that lay
waiting tbem in the new poilflisloil,
Acadia was now a dopondonoy nl
Britain, and Britain's sons, would
share In tne wealth lliai, according ("
tbo reports thai bad goho to the
homeland, un-i almost h estimable.
When lliey came and jound the
French iu possession of all that was
best   worth   having,   they   A'Oro   th.sl
disappointed, and thou tiny became
coviIoih. The abundance vas poj ai
great as Ihoi hnd been lod t» believe,
aud aside from the holdings of the
older Inhabitant.-, there wan little to
compensate them for leaving Rnglund.
Expulsion From Acadl 1,
Fores of Habit.
Etnployer-Hnvcn't you got anything
else lo do bouldca calling up girls on
the phone alt day loug? Employee—
Well, you aee, I wns formerly a street
cur conductor, Kuiployor—What has
that to do with ll? Eraployee-1 got
Into the hu hit of rlogiog up the fulr.-
IMittodelphln Ledger,
Strenuous Times Sine*.
Pa—Now. don't oak mo any more
questions. 1 don't see why your tits*
tory lessons ahuuld bother you so.
They didn't bother mo when I wns n
boy. Willie-Well, tlicro wasn't ao
much history made when you was n
His Forte.
"Whnl business would you suggest
for my sou? Ho Is a young fellow of
considerable address."
"Then 1 auggoat ho get a Job ou tha
city directory."-1! I change,
Raisonsbly Qualified.
"la she really nn expert stenographer r
"Well, nn. Tint tfio'R na expert M
you QTWj-t j*v fW of her beauty to bt."
the Hritisb army, until recent years,
whon again the exigencies of modern
warfare and long range weapons liavo
iieee. itnled the Ulfl ot 11 less conspicuous hue oil active service; heiva
the now familiar khaki.
All the artillery and many of the
cavalry regiments wear blui uniforms,
nil rifle regiments green, some corps
in the Indian army yellow, drab and
French grey. In hot climates white
is generally worn. The kilts of the
Highland regiments are peculiar to
the Hritisb urmy. The heacl-dresa, too,
is a distinctive part of tlm British
"Tommies' " uniform. The Scots
; Greys and Footguards sport bearskins, the hussars and horse artillery
busbies, kilted regiments the feathered bonnet, rifle battalions n Finall nv
traknii husbv, nnd the staff officers
cocked  hats,
All Olhflnl wear helmet* -- metal
for cavalry, blue cloth lor other arm11.
Facings, formerly prominent, are now
usually icarlat, and vice versa j for
other corps white if EngUlh, yellow if
Scots,  and  green  it  Irish.    Hut  the
uniform ol almost every regiment ban
; itn own hlltory, traditions and BUb*
  elation-", on tome of which it would be
,_.,. ..   11 Interesting to dwell did ipaca permit.
Highly Unnecsswry. Turning to the  French  army,  the
No man is more methodical in fob 'figure ol the iiifsiitrvman with Ills
lowing tho regular forms ol Parlla- dark blue double-breasted liinic, hi-*
montary expression aud procedure rC(| troUHri made very fill and bag-
tban Hon. T. H. Bproulo. the present' «« a,1(| his voluminous blue grey
Speaker of the Houaa of Common*.. , oiVpute or irreat coat, seems In tnesfl
When tho House adjourned the other t|ft,.H )(f Illustrated papers qultfl a
morning shortly after one o'clock, Mr. familiar one. Tllfl oavalrv, loo, with
Speaker caused a smile by Belli tig | t|loir |,|u0 tunica and madder colored
bis three-cornered hat and graccly brsecllOfl, uteel helmets and sweeping
jooiarlng;   "This  Houso stands aiu* | tioraohnlr nlumei aro very pictures*
' que, but tllO SSouavfll are even mora
no. The whole ensemble of tlm /.ounvn
: is t* mixture of the brigand ami of
the COmlO'Opsra soldier, but he ia out
< ol   the   mdlt   daring   lighters   111   iho
world on occailon.
ourned until this morning at eleven
o'clock in the forenoon." It does not
appear to bo the Speaker's fault il
certain member-' forgot or my leet the
moronic llttlngl,
Political Pointers,
Nobody ever thinks ho henrs llm
voice of Iho people railing hliu to the
ofllce of vlco president,--Albany Journal.
American women have such persiia
llvo ways that, they have won Ihe Iml
lot hi lhe five slates without till 11 g
English methods,-- -Chicago News,
Town Topics.
It Is poRKlblo lo ride Iwonly-elght
tnllrM on a Bll'Oflt car In Chicago for
one five cent fare, hut xory few paa-
*<>n!*ci'H cam to do ao-**-Kunsfla '.'ity
City nulborlltfli In Philadelphia nr«
romdilcrlng the udvlmiUlllly of Ofltrib*
A HOB 100 minister tells men to rotfl ' tlshltlg certain "zone.*! of alienee." Thll
as they prsy. Wllh n good many of; npotli tho goiiornl Improilloil Unit nil
them that would be never iliilll they j rhlladclplila la nut lu 11 BOflfl of alien e.
IN about to dtfl.-Cltvrlund Leader.     { -gt. Tsui I'louecr I'ress, THK  PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK,  li- C
©he yvoepector, (ErmtbrooU, §* C,
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A. B. Grace,    Editor.
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The Home Circle Column
Pleasant Evening Reveries—A Column Dedicated
to Tired  Mothers as  They  Join   the
Home Circle at Evening Tide
Thoughts from the Editorial Pen
Finish every day and be done with | love into the lives fast Bearing their
it.     Kor manners und loi wise living| winter und their end.
vice to remember,     You have
Uth Year
CRANBROOK, B.C.,    June 1st.
No. 22
say"     'rhe   V
today    will
Every   legitimate    local enterprise   you mean,
should   have the hearty co-operation  workingmeo
] comfort, culture, pleasure,
. purchase,
I   the
than evei
history.    Peopl
It ... ..
done what you could; some blunders
und absurdities no doubt crept in;
forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin
it well und serenely and with too high
a spirit to be encumbered with your
old nonsense. This day lor all that
is good nnd [air, It is too dear with
all its hopes and invitations to waste
a  moment  on   tbe   rotten   yesterdays.
ttons   and the like,
powers   fall out there
when  a   popular  man
any of the South American republics I your   howling   and   turn
wants to be President, he starts up a | something for humanity and for self
•   •   •   • i
! times   will   not    be
some defects in the va*■   jo(nt   M leaBt s0 ..... na ,,,,, arfl
i cerned.
Any   business   man   would   he  horrl
suggestion  that  he would
y by  neglect that his ab-
bustness would  result  in
his own son     But it
tied at the
iin  his ho
sorption   In
every loyal citi2en ^^^
*   *   *   • i ever he plea
With   all the talk ol pence conven-1 before in tin
when  two  world j who   are   continually    harping   about;
a a scrap and! hard times are not only common nuls
Mexico or  ances,   hut   public   enemies.     Cease nnAolnt
■a  and   do   the  ...mourn
is the easleat  thing m the  worm
, i  tha i forfeit   a   boy's   confidence,    it  '
Talk  wisely   and  act   iriaely  iand the Tor.U   a       .
much out  of]t,lKt   0IU>
There   are   some delects in uie va-      ■ -   -- ■ - ■-- —-  -
grant   taw    thnt  should  be  remedied
when   the next parliament meets    If
man ia able to loaf he has a right|      QUR TI)WNS  IMPROVEMENT
to do so, but when he is not able to
do It, yet spends his tune in idleness
be ia a menace to society.
We invite you to our town because
we know you will be delighted with!
Its surroundings, delighted with It's
people, delighted with it's laws, delighted with it's school privileges and
delighted with the moral element
that   exists and ia largely sustained
by the people.
•   •   •   •
The following newspaper headlines
are getting too common: Coffee advances a cent a pound. "Coflee takes
another Jump." '' Ment soaring,''
"The price of Tea ascends" "Corn
climbing towards the dollar mark."
etc. Then comes the old song, "Tariff on Lumber Reduced." This kind
of dope brings the high cost of living
right squarely up to the follow who
lives In the Kootenays.
• » • •
The real estate business is probably
more active in our town just now
than it has been in years, nnd there's
a reason. The town has been well ad
vertised and people who know, are
coming to realize that it Is logic and
good sense to buy land here now
when there is almost a certainty that
within S or 6 years it will be worth
twice the present value. Advertising
attracta people to a place and then
good values in Jands make purchasers
little snubbing,  n little
little unkind criticism,  a
little   nagging   nnd   nnrensonablem'Ss
to shut off forever any  intimacy  be
tween   you  and  your  boy
If you cannot see the great Improv
menu which have taken place In on
town  within  the  past two  years  you'
are blind.    And wheu we say  improve
meats we do not mean iu any one poi
ticular, either.   There have been enormous improvements made in the way
of residence building aud  remodeling
there have been Improvements in tne
way of added  business   houses     and
j above all there hns been an improvement in the moral tone of the place.
■ it has not been  long since it  «"■*,-. a
common sight to see men disagreeably
drunk on the streets, while now ;•. Is
a   very   uncommon   sight   to   see   any
man under the influence of liquor
And in every other way the town
has greatly Improved. A genera1
wave of progressivene-is and
for higher moralB appears to have ta
ken hold of the people and here as
elsewhere public sentiment regulates
public conduct. When public sentiment demands a higher moral life the
result is always a better place, and
when the public egrees that they live
In the very best section of the country then improvement begins and this
infection spreads even to the stranger
that is within yonr gate. We hnve
Ho we ever stop  to think,  we  won
der.   how   blest   are   the  qulel   dnys
the    dnys    when   nothing   happens
There is no illness to give anxiety,m
business burdens or other  troubles to
disturb, but. on the contrary, there is
the   delightful   consciousness   that   all
is well in the home nnd before us the
prom.se of ;i  peaceful  dny.     We  know
ol no condition   of   life   that    brings
more   pleasure   than    tins    or    that
should till the heart more full of grat
Id  the rush  and  hurry   ol   modern
'ife   do   we   think    as    much    as    we
might   >1 tht  happiness ol those who
ire growing old.    They have lost so
much"      Their    youth,     often    their j
feeling j health, most ol the friends nnd com
Damons   who   started with them on j
life's    tourney,    and    yet    we    often I
trudge  thev.  the brightness  nnd Joy '<
nre might so easily   put    into   their]
hves     We  will  not stay   to  hear  the
recollections of old   and   happy   days
which they love   to   tell   us   we   let
them   gee  so  plainly   that   their day
is  over,  and  "urs  has begun'      That
those   who   hnve   bourne   the   burden
and   he-it   of   the   dny,    toiled   and
and   worn   themselves out
lt is one of the ironies of fate that
the poet front whose pan has come
the immortal lyric of the hearthstone!
was himself a roving outcast—a home I
less wanderer. The world remembers,
tbe pathetic story of John Howard-
Payne. Broken in health and reduced
ill fortune, the poor American exile
found himself In the throbbing heart
of the great, city of London. Bfltwoeu
his publishers who allowed him little
nml his creditors who came to see
him often the penniless poet w*as ia
Bore straits. The Atlantic ocean se
paratod him from kith and kin. Ile
eit the acutest senae of isolation
the bitterest pangs of lonellncsa. Per
haps no Solitude is more opprcsive
than the solitude ol great cities the
solitude which broods In the repcllaiit
looks of lhe unsympathetic multitude
It ih. as Lucian Knight has said, the
heart's Sahara. Bereft ol all other
consolation, Payne seised the harp,
und hghtly be touched the strings
But not in Vain Kor the tire of in
spirntloh was In the poet's soul; and
ii the banks ol the Rivet Thames,
rom the aching heait of au humble
site, leaped the hearthstone melody
:    'Home   Sweet  Home"
Talk about hard times!    What
ery best town and is situated struggled
in the very best section of the pro- j for others, should he left tn (eel
vince anil our own people have lonely and neglected is sorrowful. We
awakened to the fact. There is still I ran and ought. f*ach and all. in our
a greater nnd better town coming, own place ami way, do something
Iding in the forward move- to bring the glow of summer and the
j remembrance of the days of roses and
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or writ.* for our booklet.
Never liefore lias, such an opportunity heen
afforded  for the   man of small capital to get a
fruit farm,  vegetable garden or chicken ranch
near an up-to-date and prosperous  town   as we
are to-day offering on easy terms of
$10.00 DOWN
AND $10.00 A MONTH
for a five acre block situated from one and one-
half to two and one-half miles from the post
office in the City of Cranbrook, East Kootenay
District, 11. C.
R. G. Thompson
4"iSftJ85BM Winnipeg, Man.
or J. W. Robinson
rage the visits of a tut*
ml   talebearing   woman, who
all  the low,  bad  things that
inoiig your neighbors, but iloth
world is full of beauty. We
with the enginery of our greed, j
It ugly. But we cannot alto-
succeed in hiding all its benuty
ml the open eye and appreciative j
heart still, without going far afield, |
•nny catch glimpses and often behold
'.he full glory of field and flower nnd
starry heaven. How deeply must we
■ity the lib' to which the beauty of
■he world brings no enriching, he who
does not take a deep breath and feel
i thrill of pleasure at the sight of
noun tn in, prnlrie or sea. And all
'he prodigal beauty of this world is
Silt n message to us of the great
er love of the life that upholds it all
of the riches of him .that inhubiteth
eternity. And fairer yet than Held or
'lower, treasurers greater and more
enduring than ours for the taking,
the approaching, in friendships, human love, and companionships. Tbe
peace that broods from a mother's
face, the strength of a lather's life,
the light of our children's eyes, the
joys of home and hearthside—are not
these the best riches of life?
* •   •   •
Home persons foolishly imagine
that the clothes mnke the man. Fine
feathers do not make a fine bird,
except sometimes a jail bird. The
insane love of line and fashionable
clothing   hns been the beginning of n
downward life of manv a boy or girl.
• •   •   •
It may be all right in a certain
sense to kiss a poodle dog, lf you
have nothing else to kiss. It never
seemed very brilliant, cute or be
coming for anyone pretending to be
a lady of sound mind and passing respectability to hug and kiss an oil
spring of the canine family. But then
J we admit that we are not thoroughly
versed In the changing science of etl
ijuette and in the demands of polite
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nt the 50,000-Mile Maxwell Motor club
recently formed as a national ^organ-
izntion to encourage tuurinc and reward ownerB ol Maxwell automobiles
according to the milages they have
Mr. Meriwether is the (irBt motorist to qualify (or one ol the gold mod
ills which the Maxwell-Hrlscoe Motor  +
Company Is   presenting through the  *
cluli to all owners who have travelled
50,000 miles or more.
Knrollments and declarations ot
owners nre qualifying tor the silver
modal which goes to the 25,000-mile
glass, but the 50,000-mile class has
shown a large prospective membership. Milages as high ns 110,000 bave
heen reported by many members.
President Meriwether has toured
America and continental Kurnpe thoroughly. His book "Seeing Kurope by
\utomobl1e" has been widely read
not only as n lively story of motor
travel nnd adventure but ns a prncti-
cal guide to foreign touring.
Van Horn Street
Cranbrook, B. C-
lhe Girl and The Tramp.
Comedy will reign supreme on Wed
neaday next, June Sth, iu the Auditorium next week when tbe "Olrl and
the Tramp" will be seen.
"The tilr! and the Trump" in ti new
pl.-iy which Iiiih been written by Carlos tnskeop to llll the gup which has
been left, by the passing of the com
mon melodrama with ita thrills ami
itH unlikely characters und aituntloim
and the high class musical show
which cannot profitably be given at
tbe popular prices.
Kun the people always want. It
is to laugh said Louis Mann nnd then
trlcnl men wbo tnke tho money know
that a play which really will produce
the laughs always take the money.
In "The (Jlrl und the Mnn" in told
the story of a man whose home wuh
ruined mnny years beforu the play
starts by a vllllan and who has been
force!) Into the "submerged tenth"
uu a common trump; well educated,
yet saddened and reduced to tbo
level of u vagabond he roumti
the country until tbe beginning
of the play, lie la engaged hy the
name mun who ruined his home, but
whose Identity ls not known to him,
to work out another piece of vllluny.
As Boon ns Happy Jack, the tramp,
learns what is expected of him he
turns to help and not Injure the villains victims, With K|o, u bowery
girl, be Dually works the salvation
of the family and tlnds In Klo, his
long tost daughter, Miss Retbe, the
charming young comedienne Is wen
as Klo and with Kred Dyers who piny
the trump, she hns several musical
Miss Hello's work Ih of the fuclnnt-
ing order while ber handling of the
soiibret role is winsome and charm
Ing. Hhe formerly wan In vamlepille
and her breaking into the Held of leg
Itlumto comedy murks an epoch in the
career of a young actresH who is destined to come to the front with rapidity,
Mr. ,). H. Teet left on Tuesday to
attend tho Y.M.O.A. Cuiiforonca now
in session In Winnipeg. He Is oxpoct*
ed to return uliout Tuesday or Wednesday ol next weev.
Nelson Plans for   Scribes.
A dny at the Balfour tourist hotel
with trips to thu Mlue Hell mine at
Itiondel nnd possibly Kaslo and Aln.-i-
wortb and a second day at Donning*
ton Kails where tbe city and West
Kootenay Power & Light company's
plants will be inspected with excursions fnr fishermen to the Hlocan
.1 unction pool and for those interested In mining to the Granite mill nre
part of tbe entertainment planned by
tbe Nelson Press dub and tbe publicity bureau for the Alberta nnd Kas
tern llrltlsh Columbia I'ickh association which will be held in Nelson on
.Filly 2C nnd 27.
I.iiunr-h trips up the west arm with
possibly u concert or some similar
event at Connaught Park or at Fern-
dais park have also been suggested
ih additional entertainment for the
visitors whn will number about 71V
Arriving In Nelson on the evening
of the Hath the newspaper men will
bold a business session. The follow
lag day, it is proposed, will he spent
it llonnlngton Kails, the (iranlte-
"normun mill and fishing pool and
c.i'.Fl. chalet at Hlocun Junction,
On Saturday, 27th, the steamer
Moyle will take the party up the wrst
imi to the tourist hotel and to the
'Hue Ih 11 mine when; the manager, fl.
8, Fowlet, has offered to bIiow the
visitors over the mine and milt, and
1,0 such places on the main lake an It
may be decided to visit. W. F. Roberts, chairman ol the publicity bureau
W, 0, Poster, president of the Nelson
I'rpKH Club; Aid. Oleazer, who represents both bodies, and H. H, (Hirrle,
nublicity commissioneri have the arrangements in hand.
Don't flirt.
Don't talk slang.
Don't put. on airs,
Don't, learn to be crnnky.
Don't try to arrest attention.
Don't think It's pretty to be port
Don't make a drudge of your moth-
The Kred A. Byers and J. Edwin McBride Attraction   \\
Mr. Fred Byers
In the l.-'uichitiK Success
| 'The Girl and the Tramp' $
Charming and Winsome
Miss Floy Mann and a Capable Co.
$ See the Thrilling Automobile Explosion, the Funniest «f
Tramp, the Daintiest Girls, the Best Show
of the Season
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uu eturvatlon  principle*,   played out are unfitted for Life. THE PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK, B.C.
The Political Situation
(Continued   From   page 1.)
mind the brevity of this Parliament's
They   perceived   that the Premier's) tenure.   If,   on   the   other hand, Mr,
Intent was to leave the ultras of his   Borden should be beaten at the next
tnetve them all as "Ministerialists",
or "Dordenites," even as free-traders
ivvenue-tarifTers, moderate protection
fsts, autonomists, "Canada Firstert-,'
"Clear Grits," all sorts of antis to
.lohn A. and Tupper became Ministerialists or "Laurierites" when the
common leader seemed secure of Ions
electorate without leaders of conspicuous force. By enlisting so many big
chiefs, the unlike tribes, lf disappointed, would be with held from
formidable action against him before
tbe general elections. Hughes,
Bproule, Uogers, Cochrane may be a-
ble to control one set of Inflammables for eighteen monthB or two year
Monk, Pelletler, Nantel may restrain
the opposite set for so short a time.
If so, both sort of ultras In the Cabinet's electorate would be available
"next time."   Another victory would j one; "Ne femere" another.
election then his contra-minded big
chiefs could again stir up their tribw
On this reckoning Mr, Borden seemed
to rim great risks of an early Cabinet smash. Tt has not arrived. H1h
courtige seems justified. While this
condition lasts we have to call the
successful Premier o wise chooser.
In   order   that   the   chosen  should
pear to have been handled reasonably
pro tem.
Mr. Lancaster offered a Bill for declaring licensed marriages to be legally contracted anywhere in Canada
vvhen contracted in due form, by persons free to marry, before any person
provincially authorized to perform
the ceremony. This lod to an exceedingly able debate,in which all leading
statesmen of both parties were against the bill. Nevertheless there i* In
Parliament, as well as in the general
electorate, a firm persuasion h-j-i tno
purpose of Mr. Lancaster mint
somehow established in law. Wiat
can.be done? How to do it? On
these  points  Canada  needs  mure  in
hy Old Country experts, would recom; might be more reasonably inveighed
mend as the first thing needful, against us "favoritism" if Premier
Which thing could not but be the one Borden had not declared them to be
thing most useful in securing Canada hut preliminary to a general revls-
and relieving England. After the, ion of federal aids to the provinces,
tirst thing, the second, and so on. \ which revision seems highly desirable.
Nothing permanently appropriate can  Confederation's Fathers never expert
"Beauty is as Beauty does"—
and the Ford's a joy. It's
the one car that Has stood all
the tests. And that's the reason we will make and sell this
year seventy - five thousand
Ford cars to seventy - five
thousand delighted users.
The world over there is no other oar
like the FORD MODEL T. It's
lightest, rightest—most economical.
The two-passenger car costs but $775
f.o.b., Wnlkirville, Ontario, complete
with all equipment,—the Ave pnsso.ii
ger but 1850. Today get latest catalogue—from the FORD MOTOR 00.
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Eleventh, or from our Walkervllle
Kootenay Garage Company
Cranbrook, B. C.
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stay reconciled during the Bhort life j formation—so said the ministry in el
of this Parliament, tt was necesHary j feet. That was true. In resolving
to stave off definite courses on some to submit the whole matter to the
vexatious matters. "The Navy" is highest court for advice, the
Both ap- j Premier certainly did  no  harm.    He
_^.      .   may produce much good.
Fortunately Judge ('harhonneau'B
ruling on the Hebert case came just
in time to allay excited Protestant
opinion, sb well as to sooth the Catti
ollc anger that was being excited by
some ignorant, intemperate Protost-
I ant talk. It Is now pretty well understood in Protestant provinces,that
I neither the Roman Church nor the
Quebec Courts attack the civil validity of any sort of marriage author-
1 lzed by the civil law. As tor the
right of that Church to excommunicate any of her adherents who marry
contra to her regulations—that is her
religious liberty. It Ih precisely what
the Orange Order does in British
North America—expelH, i.e., excommunicates any member who marries a
Roman Cntholic. Surely such excommunication is within the right of the
Orange Order, and no leBS within the
right of any church. If the Government succeed, ns appears probable, in
staving off further agitation on tho
'Ne Temere" matter till after the
general election, delay will have been
further justified. The subject is not
one on which elections should turn,
as that of last September is alleged,
by mnny Liberals, to havo turned in
If some enthusiasts thought it pool-
party tactics for the Premier to stave
off announcement of a "Navy" programme till near or after the general
elections, it was surely good public
policy to thus delay. Tbe people
have never heen instructed and advised in tbat business, except by politicians eager to make party capital
out of it, or amateur admirals of the
newspaper and other presses. Probably these worthleB have not yet
convinced a majority of the electorate that It would be improper to
postpone n "Navy" programme forever. To allege need for a "Navy"
Is to beg the main question at issue.
That Canada should provide amply
for the defence of her shores seems
agreed upon by nearly everybody. It
was the original Conservative proposition from Mr. Q. K. Foster. On
that, the politicians were as one man
a few years ago. They argued that
such defence would be not only the
Dominion's security, but the best way
of relieving and aiding Cireat Britain.
Eminent Old Country experts have
certified the same thing. Probably
there are not a thousand people in
the Dominion who do not Bincorely
wish Canada to be made capable of
giving Great Britain the utmost aid
tbnt can be practicably supplied.
, There are various schemes for supply
Ing it.
Tbat recommended In 1896 by the
Imperial Defence Committee ot England does not imply a "Navy" tor
Canada. It implies only ndequate
coast defence armament. Perhaps it
Is true that creation of the Gorman
and otber navies since that ti e indicates that Canada should have battleships, cruisers, what not, in adhlt-
ion to a coast defence, or even before
establishing this. But there hns been
no clear Information from competent
authorities to that cllcct. To get
sound, ample information and publish
It would seem the correct policy for
Mr. Borden.
A Commission on which level headed Canadian civilians should sit with
experts of Navy and Army would be
very much in ordor. There is nothing
mysterious, nothing incomprehensible
to the mind of any good engineer,
lawyer, merchant, mechnnic or farmer
in problems of defence. Such matters
are merely outside their usual line of
nttention. If Borne intelligent men
of civil occupations were Bet to study
tbe problems ns viewed by experts,
those civilians could best decide between experts, as they do frequently
In other or, indeed, in all grave public matters.
Canadians want to know what is
needed to make their Atlantic and
Pnclftc cities, mines and settlements
realty snfe from attack nt sea. What
will such security cost? What should
be done Ilrst'.' tt the cost ot that
prime necessary he well within our
means, what more cnn we do for the
Old Country. What will that, too,
coBt? What part of this, too, shall
we tlrBt supply? It this whole business wero dealt with acnsihly It could
probnbly be found that there Is really no marked difference of opinion
among Canadians on the matter.
Their scribes and spouters have arglo
bnrgled voluminously, each having
grnsped hut nne Idea among equally
sound und Importnnt, wblcb one Iden
they interminably put forward as the
Only. Each wiseacre discourses with
intentions as good as bis vision Is
narrow. Premier Borden, If he con
trlve to got himself, bis supporters
and people educated on this highly
Interesting and important subject,will
probnbly be rewarded by finding thom
united In approval of tin- only course
which such education would leave
open to his Government, or any roa-
sonnhle Canadian.
Thnt course could not but he the
resolute,   prompt  doing   of   wbnt   s
wise Canadian Commission,  awaited
:irrive any other way. To have tack
led the first thing would be to end
overmuch clamor for fifty other thing
that may be properly be done later.
It Mr. Borden's consideration of the
brevity of this Parliament's life ordained his postponement of decision
touching maritime defence, there
reason for public thankfulness.
cd that time ond progress would
make the Fe.iernl Government so
much richer than the Provincial Gov-
In respect of giving Ontario u railway   right-of-way    to   Hudson   Bay
Imports nnd n hnrbor frontage at Nel
son, Premier Borden seems as Ingen
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Election considerations Beem to be I tons and wise as he is surprising
influencing the Premier in deciding j That concession suits Ontario; it suit
whnt to do, as well as what to delay ■ Manitoba; Saskatchewan cannot but
A Tarift Commission had been prom- j De satisfied by the Ministry's promise
ised  the Manufacturers'  Association,
If it were not promptly established
they might rebel. That would be
very dangerous to the party, who depended much on the Association's
political organization ln the late elec
to giant a simitar right-of-way to
any Regina-planned railway. Obviously some af the ministerial proposals, in connection with the Kee-
watin-Manitnba affair, were arranged
with   more   than one minister's eyo
tions, and cannot have time before!011 eBr'y general elections. Queue,
the next elections to organize as eflec-! K6'8 Ungava; Manitoba and Ontarli
tlve a machine more independently, set all they can reasonably ask for;
Tbe commission might hnve
less harmful than Liberals feared
since it was to be largely directed by
the new minister of Finance, Mr.
White, who appears less protectionist than reasonable. However, the
measure for its creation was killed by
the Senate tn the dying hours ot tbe
session, and thus the situation remains.
Mr. Borden and his colleagues had
long proclaimed the late Ministry cor
rupt in administration. They were
thus bound to try to prove [t. Success in the attempt would furnish
them with effective ammunition for
the next general election. Therefore
they pushed through an Act providing
Commission for what the )pp.,si-
tlon call an "Inquisition" on tbelr
pnBt. At first the Ministry seemed
indisposed to make just provision for
defence by any officials or ministers
who may be accused. This .ppears
to have been made alright, portly
through the intervention of the Hen-
ate, a useful chamber, far too much
derided and villilied by jokers.
Surely the public, of both parties,
feel that the more and the closer the
Commission shall investlgnte ihe better. I remember well the general disappointment that came of the Mackenzie CBbinet's fnilure to have the
lirst Pacific Scandal thoroughly inched, and the truly guilty, if my, pursued to genuine punishment. Similar
ly the Laurier Cabinet tailed of carry
lag out pre-election pledges to root
into the whole body ot transactions
alleged corrupt, relating to the building of the C.P.R. Such investigation
at thnt time might hnve enabled the
accused to clear themselves, which
would have been no leBS UBeful to the
public than their conviction, in enso
they could not vindicate their proceedings, lf Premier Borden's Cora-
mission explore thoroughly—especially into manifold nppnlling accusntlon
nnd imputations long mnde daily a-
galnst Mr. Clifford Sifton's administration of the Interior Department—
surely the electorate will approve.
We are, however, told .that gross
charges made against Mr. Frank Oliver, during tbe Inte election, are not
to be investigated. That may signify that the Ministry now know thnt
those chnrges were false. Or it may
mean that magnates, said to be in
volved in tbe nffnir, and regarded as
very powerful with the ministry, havo
Intervened. It would be ridiculous,
and damaging to the Cabinet, If tbe
new Inquisition went about burning
Httle, obscure officials, while letting
Messrs. Slfton and Oliver grow hnlos
of virtual acquittal. Both may be
perfectly guiltless and both are entitled to the justice ot being called
on to prove that they were maligned,
which they certainly could prove In
many matters.
Again, in view of an early general
election, the Ministry pushed an Act
enabling them to promote highways
for horsed vehicles and autocars in
every part of Canada. Good roods
are much needed. They will be con-
penlent and valuable, lf provided.
Prima facie, the Ministry is entor-
prlsing nnd well-intentioned in tbe
matter, lt ia easy to contend tbat
the federal money Intended for highways should be granted to the provinces. It is just as easy to contend
thnt the proposed extension of federal
authority will strengthen the Confederation's bonds, which have been
weakened through abandonment of
the disallowance nnd remedial powers
by successive Ottawa administrations
Probably the people do not care a
hang about constitutional arguments!
in the business—they want roads.Fed-:
eral taxation imperceptibly tends to!
keep them nnd their roads poor.
Hence municipalities cannot afford,
the highways they wore meant to pro
Vide. The new program will roHtore
to them equlvllentB 'or part of what
customs and excise taxes take slyly
out of tbeir purses. However, this
contentious measure might have heen I
postponed till after the next elections
but for one" thing. It ls likely to
yield a lot ot party cupttal to tbe Ins
by Influencing voters and municipal!
ties in every province.
It was nccessnry tn add most of
Keewatin to Manitoba. On that
everybody agreed. Development and
administration In the added territory
nre required by Increasing Immigration. Manitoba would not take tho
addition encumbered liy n new provision lor Separate Schools therein.
That right seems logally or constltu-
'tonally ns well secured by the, Manitoba Act of IS70 as It could ho hy
any cause proposed tor tbe now men
sure. All eminent lawyers In both
parties concurred In view. Thoy put
It "up to" Mnnltoha to forsake her]
unconstitutional refusal to reeutnb
llsh mich schools. If the Rohlin Government "make good" they will do,
much tor pence between the creeds
throughout Canada.
As for the handsome pecuniary
terms   grnnted    by    Manitoba—Uwr
Saskatchewan has a fine promise; all
the   other   provinces  are   told   that
something good all round is designed.
Great electioneering, indeed.
But can tbe ministry win thos..
elections? If not, their defeat won't
be due to nny Inck of enterprise, In
genulty, Intellectual force, or nerve.
InBtead of loafing through their first
Besslon, on the plea that they were
new to the Job, the Ministry have
done much work, Including passage oi
the Act touching elevators, which Is
mainly what the Laurier Ministry
propoBed. It remains to be seen that
the commission under that Act will
fail, as western grain-growers fear,
to get tho farmers better supplied
with cars than they were under tho
old Act. Election prospects of the
Ministry ln the WeBt would be worB
ened did the Commission husten to
trucle to railways and elevator companies. Hence, it is reasonable to
suppose that tbe farmers will be better treated, at leaBt for the next IK
months or so, than they apprehend.
To me it seems that the Issue of
that early election on whlcb the Premier's eye is fixed must depend oa
what Washington shall do wltb tho
Act for implementing the Fielding-
Knoi reciprocity pact. If Washington repeal tbat Act, then Mr. Borben
Ministry will profit or suffer only in-
as- much as he may he applauded or
blamed for final disappearance of
hope for reciprocity In natural products, which reciprocity he could secure this session, if he wishes so.
If the Washington Act be not repealed
before our not distant Canadian elections, then the Liberal party not only
can fight the battle of the "pact-
over again, but will he compelled by
circumstances to do so. They could
not get away from the charge ol
meaning to accept the "pact" if victorious. Hence they would have to I
put up a strong fight for it.
With what result? If any reason j
able man can look at conditions 111!
the west; can suffer the loss, suffering ]
and anger there due to defeat of the
"pact": can reflect on how tbe industries of the East depend on Western
contentment and prosperity; and political danger which arise from tho
West's bitter disappointment and
can still imagine thnt the Fielding
Knox agreement would be again beaten in Cnnadn, nr even in Ontario,
then that reasonable man would
think me very unreasonable did 1
venture to specify my opinion in tho
case. If I conceal it, please credit mo
dear reader, with the caution proper
to an individual who was extremely
mistaken in prophesying last Septem
ber. Tbat mishap is, however, no
reason why the undersigned native
Canadian should doubt that bis fellow countrymen will, at the first opportunity, bring forth fruits meet for
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The World's Favorite Bottled Beer
What made it so? - QUALITY and PURITY.
173.184,600 Bottles sold in 1911.
Bottled wilk crawM or corkl oil* at tW
Horn Plul ii St. UuU
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A Modern Romance
The tropical nun blazed relentlessly ou the "swish" built hut, in which
David Clay aii'l   Stephen Gl'fint lay
sweltering iii the mid-day heat.   The
•hush" of Northern Nigeria is never
.i pleasaift place, bnt this day seein-
ed   iniolerahle in its opiireysiveiiesH.
ihey were clad in thu scantiest ui
•ariuents, and    their    liaunel shins
■yore   unbuttoned,   disclosing   their
.unit shins.
"Kwofl, yen  scoundrel,    Bring yin
ocktail one time," said Uie younger
i' 'lie two men, us he stirred rest-
"I don't think I should have it, Da-
d " Stephen Grant said reflectively.
Son are in tor a bad 'go' of fever
.nl—" ,
"Hang it man, I'm parched and
ave au unholy tbtt'st." Clay answer*
i irritably.
"A pity _? lCBt that quinine," the
ether said Quietly hut tbe quick
lance at llla companion was. full of
As he spoke he rose lazily and Went
0 the outer room, where he save au
rder i.i ihe native lunguage.
"What were you saying?" clay ask*
_-d -iiispiciousi).
"Telling the 'boy' to be quick."
Jrant lied promptly for b*- had told
Kwofl to put very llitlu spirit into j
the drink.
The "boy'' mme in wilh a large
tumbler and a swizzle stick, lid*
look the latter between his hands.
mid lapldly stirred the cocktail till
it wnn a mass of fuain. Not quite
wiii'e, for it was tinged with the pink
of un^ostura bitters.
Clay gulped it down and heaved a
deep sish of delight,
'■That's good," he said with an attempt, to smack his lips, but they al*
most cracked with pareheduess.
"Aren't you going to have one.'" he
aslu-d quickly.
"No, old chap. I'm off uut, as soon
as the sun goes down a bit. 1 am
fairly confident that l have spotted
ihe oil. Hy the bye, I've a lew grains
Ult. I think you'd better have 'em,"
Gram remarked as he took a small
bottle from hla pocket, which contained about half a dozen live-grain
tabloids o! quinine.
"Dry up. It was my fault,
our :uock. I oughtn't to havi
that foid or .", boy."
A fow iluys before, ou tli
ney up courtry, one of their bearer* had dropped a small tin box, containing their medicine clie.it, and although they Imd gone back to search,
they had not succeeded in finding i'.
Jloivever, tliey had cent a runner
back io the nearest station to obtain
a fresh supply, but they could not
hope that he would return with it ror
fully c week.
Grant btuied himself round the hut,
and then attended io his friend, lie
made hlin undress, and when lie had
induced him to lie down, he piled
overy available blanket on to him.
Then he watched tho "hoy" mix a
boiling hot lime drink, which he in*
■luted up'.m Clay drinking Immediate'
"That'll make you sweat,'' he said
cheerfully, "Try and sleep. I'm going net now.   So loug, old chap."
With clay the fever pursued Its rapid bourse and he moved restlossly,
Iils limbs wracking with pain. The
"hoy'' tdowl nonf, and every now nud
then would replace a blanket thai
had been dlsiurbed hy his master's
Two or three hours passed, nnd the
silence was intense, only broken by
his quick breathing, uud Hie cry of
a bird in lhe hush. When (Irani da mo
back he at once wen I lo the bedside,
nnd mid Ills hand on his friend's forehead.
"Ah dry as a' br.iir," lie said irritably. "And I believe Tin In fur a
'go' myself,"
Clay opened his eyes, ami for a
moment, they "ere devoid of expression,
"I've si ruck ll." Grant said, in a
tow tense vclco, "Good quality and
plenty or It, Wo may consider our*
nelvcs millionaires. Thai ought to
innke you sweat."
"I'm very had, old chnp," clay said
"Kwofl, you black devil. Two hoi
llmo drinks. If they no collie 0m1
time I go ting .vou, Vou snvee,"
Grant cried briskly.
"Yes,  Mitssa.    I snvee plenty."
Grant moved hit, lied cios- to Ctay'n
and thon began methodically to tin
dress, lie took out the quinine and
placed It 011 a tlu box hy his side
ond then slowly got into bod, aeceu
mating each movement with a grimn
"We've    Itie    Pick   uf   tile   de\j|,"    ).,
well when
A Track laying Record.
It is to the American engineer and
contractor thai the world is ludebted
for Its ftral lessons in rapid construction of railroads, aud particularly in
rapid track laying. The lesson as
taught on our Wobteru  prairies has
end  of
led to systematic methods or railroad construction, particularly with
a view to lime and labor saving, in
other countries where extensive
lines are being built, Thus, we notice thai recently a record was made
ol ti i-:t miles of main track and 1200
feet of siding laid With rails hi on-
day.       The    work  was done under
,,    ,.,,,,.,    British  engineers ou the  Barn Kana
ppear on his forehead. | Rallvfay .' f,onnem Nlgor|„    s,i(.„
tide Amoi'lcnn
ive lust
1 rusted
■ir  jour
80.1,1 Willi :i slwrl.    • -|'u go flown like
this Just nd we've struck tlio oil."
•N'n reply came, nml (Muy looked Into vacancy with lack lustre eyes.
"Yes. Mothei' mine, it's alright,"
ho gasped painfully.
"Delirious.   His lnoUier's lieeu dead |
ton  years." Grant commented aa he
leant over ti feel his hody.
"I wish to Heaven he'd sweat.
Confound the. chap," he cried hair
angrily, but his anger was only a
cloak to hie keen anxiety.
There was a look of indecision in
his eyes, but it quickly left and they
shone wilh resolution as he took up once as 1 am uol quit
the bottle, from which he shook out   1 am without fJIN I'll.U
two tabloids.    Then    he leant over, All ATI IH VANESSE-
and   passing  his    aria    under  I'lny,      Gin Pills must be good when peopl
thrust the quinine Into his mouth.     In Massachusetts send nil lho way to
•Tn-ink," he said curtly, as he plae- 'Toronto to get them, There is noth
ed a tumhkr to his lips. I""1 '"'"  >'>"  Pills—nothing just the
Almost mechanically the fever- w^-,-'fr w """! D?"'' SPh
stricken man obeyed, but he knew . ,M':.''*. ', >°" ™l,1> •V'.'.'V l"i""
not what he  .a, doing. Stt^XTSl^mlSS: "in-
"After all he's a young man with Hist on having tliu Pills. BOo a box. G
his life before him," Grant thought for $2.50. Sample free if you writs
1 sadly. National Drug & Chemical Co. of Can-
j    He in his turn was beglunlng to{*■&*> Limited, Dept, N.U.. Toronto.   92
i feel the deadly effects of malaria and .,	
he lay hack thinking oi the past, of
a loii£ and strenuous life that so far
i had been a failure, but it was his
daughter Hilda   that    was his chief
■ concern   for ll was for her sake that
', he  was  striving  for a  fortune  in  a
death-dealing climate.    Save for her
1 he ,vas alone in the world, and she
was all :n all lo him.    He had denied
hinn.'If every luxury so that li
provide   for  her  comfort,  and
I just  an  he  hail  come  to  the
i his resources, a mighty fortui
; ed ln stent.
Ha watched   his   companion, and
.suddenly gave   a    glad cry. for he
; could see the 'title beads ol persplra-
: tion  sl:w|
i    "He's    air L 'at.    Thank   God,"    Ue
breathed fervently.
In a couple ot '.ours he Forced him
to take th ■ remaining tabloids, and
no  . ooner lu d ho    accomplished   It
■ than  he  fell hack  exhausted,  fairly
i In t.-e fever's clutches.
Daylight came with Its tropical
suddenness, and Clay lay ba( It, his
blankets now damp with sweat, but
the malaria had left him, and be looked at Grant, whose eyes almos see
I ed to slur.' back at him
"Kwofl,"  he  called   weaklj   I
"hoys '   "Bring hoi  lime."
The "boy" entered bi -   -
••Vou net Massa dem quinine
iiini  peck.-;." be ordered, but  speak'
Ing   vas an eftort to him. and he lay
. hack exhaust :d.
Kwofl  held  up  the    empt-
and clay half raised himself ou his
elbow, his; eyes stricken with horror.
■•Hilda,    my    darling," Grant  ■---
i muttering   In  his  .1
soon he home,    i
l princess.    I ■"
"Stephen, old chap. What have
you done?"    Clay asked piteously.
There they lay, and Clay, helpless,
watched his friend's struggle for life
growing feeble, and yet more feeble.
But a kind Providence decreed that
| such ngony Bhall not be prolonged,
I and it even granted a-tew minutes of
l- consciousness.
I     "Good bye   old chap," Grant utter*
t-ed iu spasmodic gasps.
I    "You've given your life for mine,"
| (May cried frenzledly.
"You're     welcome.     i in     going,
l You'll be rich.   Look    after   Hilda.
I you'll llml her address with my papers—Good bye."
.lust a last Hutter of the eyelids,
"('rood - - bye."
So he bravely died, ami just before
lhe sun sank beneath iho horizon,
Clay, lying in his bed, watched the
"hoys" dig a grave, aud place him
lu nis lasl re.iilng-plaee-for the
earlb of West Africa hungers greedily for Its prey,
Hulvolie.  .Mass..   I'.S.A.
"Having tnken two boxen ot your
excellent  GIN' PILLS,   they relieved
so much that 1 nm nulla -.aUinoU
v.iih the results,    1 Wive un eider to
l^W two sides of
come yet and 1 had io borrow a box   the world.
from a lady friend who Is nlso using 'lhe .Japanese bride Is dressed MM
GIN I'll 1 S 1 have none lefl nud am iin resplendent garments ol while sua,
Eenditlg vou $1.50 for three boxes | the sleeves of the costume usual ly
which I'would ask    you to send at | being   about   three   feet In length.
White Worn for Part of the Ceremony, But for a Strange Reason.
Brides In Japan follow the same
custom whlei. prevails in the "Western
world, that of wearing white at the
wedding ceremony, at least, during a
part or It. But the significance attached lo the choice of this color is
whlla tho sash, an important lV.it in >,
measures about 11 feet in length.
But white, as the Oriental Ilev'mv
explains, is lho mourning color in
Japan, and the bride, leaving her
parent-,' house, considers herself dead
in the sense that she will never return alive, preferring death to divorce, and in consequence weariui", a
wii iie costume,
Arter the exchange of cups of
sake with Uie bridegroom, which Is
the most important part of the wedding ceremony, the bridge changes
her costl me to a red one. This In
called Iromaoshl (changing color),
Red Is supposed to have a purifying
power, ■ind perhaps clears the minds
or the parlies er all association of
mc urnlng.
This  is lhe origin of the Japanese
custom  of  using    white    eoslutne  al
weddings   bill   manj   people  iu   modern  Japan  do noi  any  lougor have  slghl of tbe li
time to bother their heads with theso |,a|) eft king.,     Si
Invention Being Perfected by Which
Telephone    Users    Will    see Each
Though there are still many difficulties to lie removed liefore aeeing
on lhe telephone ceases to bo a problem, the realization by no means
seems to be very rar ahead.
Professor Hosing, of lhe Technological Institute of St. Petersburg,
taking advantage of the light-impressibility of a photo-electric dement
discovered by him. has Invented
what he calls a "phos-telephonic" system (from the Greet, word "phos,"
meaning light), which Is a remark-
able approximation to the final achievement.
Two othtr scientists, DrB. Elator
and Gottol have oven gone a step
further; for thoy havo discovered an
elemeii' which, apparently, is more
suscepl dih' lo I lie impressions of
light than i> Koslng's "phoa-oleo*
trio" element, Considering Ihese facts
11 is not unreasonable lo expeal
tlio lasl and crowning success within
a comparatively shorl time,
When a person stands before Professor Koslng's luBlrumaul uud
opens Ihe circuit bv taking the re
reiver off the lu.ok, a small luminous
pencil begins lo draw his likeness on
a dark screen, ami In the twinkling
of an oyo Hie work is complete
Ills visible counterpart Is there,
ami    is   rapidly   transmitted io the
When It Was.
"Kinks is a very selfish man.
There wflu only ouo lime In hia life
whon he showed an attachment for
anyone but  himself."
"When  was that?"
"When he was serving a term as
shorl IT."    lil'aliimnre American.
questions of color,    and    simply
ahead ai il marry Recording to the i
cepted    UBtum   with  no  though!
whal lhe colors signify.
If I:
wiih whom he Is
With  the person
i    doing
i I
"Whal  are
Iin. Maude?"
"1 am teaching your poor girls the
rudiments of bridge whist. And
"nh. l am collecting > ast-ofl auto
mobiles to distribute among worths
persons'     Louisville   Courier Journal
Magnate iflvcn to ad", ice) M;
bej :-   he litth  th tig ■   ':h\ tell.
\ ouns Business Man ..savagely)-—
1 know it!       *-!:■ >   gol ,i lii le bri
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b] .; P  i
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but l, ■■ tufl-JD**! ,.;.,:•.:■.   >f ita uucoti   nirfArett,
» ■- t> - iluodrrd Do nr* tol cue ol
Dctbea inuv i hy a tint) thftl r«nny! Im? cured
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tut liai. i V-.--H PUto (or confUpaUon.
The Primitive KubUI.
A   i eopte   W IthQUt   any   form
glon, ■■■ Ithoitl superstition, devoid of
any thought of tho future suite, has
b en found In the interior forests of j
Sumatra, according to Dr, Wlthelm
Vales, the geologist of tlio Uulversltj
of Drea'.au, who has made extenuve
Joiiruej a through tho Istaud.
There he round the Kublts, as he
named them, who are scarcely to bo
iiIstluKutshed from tho -mull manlike
ape of the Indo-Malayan countries
They are wanderers through the fores! beekfng food; they have no pro-
pert> They are not hunters, but situ-.
ply collectors. They seek merely
snfllr fin nuts, fruits and other edible!
grn . ths I;1 keep them alive
The Kuinis wage very little war
faro upon the small amount of animal
life in their sllnnt and sombre land.
Tie only notion thai Prof. Vales I
could get from them of a difference
!i tv een a live and a dead person was
hoi   the  dead   do  not   breathe.    Ile,
Infers  that ihcy   are Immeasurably
ufer. or to ihe pal eolith lo man of Eu*
':o\n; who fashioned tools and hunt*
ed big game with his flint-tipped ar*
■rw und knife, intellectual atrophy
ii the result of the Kuhus* environment. The words they know are almost as few as the ideas (hey try to |
express.*-London Globe.
Agriculture supports marly 19,000,*
000 of the inhabitant* or the German
An Advertising Genius..
lie was ar. old merchant who had
built up a big business by advertising..
" John," said his wife, "what do
you want on you tombstone?"
"Oh.' he answered, "it isn't viry Empire.
Important what the text Is so long as "• *-e« J'0"*' pardon, sir. imt
it gefs good space aud Is well dls* aro -lu' author of this play, are
played.'' not?" asked the lady.
  "I cnunot deny it. madame—I .
The  importation  of foreign  cloves answered the nuin in lhe bhiIIs.
lo the United Kingdom was forbJddou |    "Well, sir," the lady continued,
lf four-leafed clover were found In
iroublt patches, some of us could
pick a  loaC  uf them with our eyes | opinion   of   a celebrated expert, we
al (he othor end; his linage Is Irac
on a scree., and is transmitted to nn-1
other small screen. i
How is this done? Two systems
of mirrors are moving iii such a way i
as io casl the imago upon the phos- j
electric element inside lho transmitter, An Ingeniously made vacuum '
tulie Hetnls out line rays, nut seen by
the eye.
Tht se rays, falling on the screen,
cause a certain part to appear very
bright thin part where the image is
- and an electric current iransinits
the image to the screen of the second eprson. wherever thai person
may be. He sees Ibe sudden brightness on the screen and also the lifelike photograph—the miniature or
the person to whom he is speaking.
The manner In which tbe mirrors
move must be taken into account.
By their movement tliey cause the
light on the screen to accord exactly
with the light rays reflected from
the speaker's body. The Image is
thus transferred by the mirrors lo
the phos-elcctrlc element, in which
is lhereby excited an electric current lhat carries the Image to the
screen of tho second person. .
All this Is done instantaneously,
and being continuously repeated,
causes the photograph to remain on
the screen until the speaker withdraws, in the same way as moving
pictures are possible through the
As the Rosing apparatus is yet in
its infancy, only very small objects
can be seen with It. But, con*,
siderlng the idea behind the invention,   and In view   of the favorable
llussta is seriously considering the
proposals of certain Swiss engineers
io tunnel lhe Caucasian Mountains
near TlflU, thus oounecttng the.
lunci and Caspian seas. Although
th.' length of the tunnel would be
sixteen miles, lhe Russian Govern*
ment helleveu lhe commercial and
strategic value nf the tunnel would
bo such as to warrant Its construction. The engineers estimate that
the work could be completed, iu
seven years' time.
Penny In the Slot Literature.
Penuy in the slot literature is tin
[lalcsl thing lu Germany. A him of
publishers al Lelpslc lias patented nn
uutoihdttc   ihuciiino   wnich   gives a
[choice of a dozen small pap- r covered
ivnlnnus whlob aro displayed behind
glass. On a strip of paper across
citeh volume Is printed a brief Ue-
seiiidion of lho hook, uud a coin iu
•ihe slot -does the rest,
These automatic machines are to Iw
Placed In hotel lobbies, waiting rooms,
theatre I'oyonj aud other public places.
The   hope   iu   expressed   that   as   thn
: hooks ottered are carefully selected
and by llr-i-class authors, the venture
may have' a beneficial educative edect
up.ni .ilu* iiiaaaea and thus counteract
the InLTuftnctf of the cheap aud trashy
literature with which the country Is
iii  1S25
curtain went  up I took Hi
liberie of cutting oft a little lock of
your hair.    Do you mind, now, if I
return it to you
may reasonably expect to have the
final happy result at no distant date.
To see a person while speaking to
him on the telephone will soon be a
very familiar circumstance. Its
utility Is obvious. Conversation
is not only carried on by the lips but
by the eyes. Unconsciously we
read a speaker's lips, nud that ls oue
of the reasons why 'phone, talks aro
labored—one of the senses Ib shut
off from a function which it takes
two senses to perfect. Again facile
11 expression is very Important in con-
; versa tion.        The    new  "telephony"
! will remedy all this.
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A concern In Buenos Ayres, Argen-
CHAPTER I. tina. is about to Instal machinery to
Versa   Stafford    wearily   dragged bo used  In a factory  ror producing
herself up tho narrow (light oC stairs fertilizing materials.    It  is proposed
Mint lid to thu oilice of George Dang- to utilize grasshoppers and their eggs,I
erlleld      Hie     wellknnwu   dramatic thus convening   a    destroyer of thc-
ugent,   She pushed   open   the doorjcroi
and  i utercd  the outer room,  which '
wuh   incoii\enleuily   crowded   by   ac-
tors aud actresses,   patiently await*
the summons of the man  who
into fertilizing material,
"It was a powerful  sermon."
■'What, was the text?"
"1 don't recall tbe text, but I know
he thoroughly discredited It"—Smart
Eczema 25 Years
Cured by "Cuticura"
Leg Like Raw Flesh from Knee Down
"I hari boon trwtod bjr dor ion fir
Iwtiity-iivii yettf fur o dad ohm -d scums
un my I-,", iJoy did Ibolrbest.out filled
to euro lt« My own donor hud ftdrlMd me
to liavri my !■■(? cut off, but I laid I ttould,
try tlio Cuticura Remedial iT.it. .IchhM,
•try (dim if you like but I do not think
ttii-y will do nny good. At ihln tlui>i my
leg mn hcelpp from tno Itnoo down, ms
Toot win like A u.i:':<- ef raw IK-jli umi I
laid to walk on cmkliu.
"I bought • ctko (d Cuticura Soap, a box
nf (nm Mi. OlntmsfU nnd * bottle of Cuticura
JlfHol/rnt. /'tier Um flflt tno trculiii'-iil'i
tlm i-■■' n.in' ■■*-i-riI down nud in tno montlin'
iimi of iik: Culinifi Rttnedloi my l<n v.*.t
iniMt umi Uf ii''.wV,,n kiov.ii o'l.   ThOUOOtOt
rpiild imt belirrfo hh own eyoi wbwj ho nnw
llmt ' ■ n:i I'H'I CiffOtl um mid lllu tl .1 ho
 I   1," (nyi'iua tor  Iih own  pi'il'-iit 1.
Itul tor ti<" t'liil'iniL nomedloi T mi-'lit i>n- >
l'*t mv Iih'. I mn in,1.- ."..ticfni f>t tli'
wonderful euro umi Ciitlruri nraughl nml
mi'l ironomUid dire lor ihln tiotililnt.'1
(Migfic'ii Mi»«. i- ii, Renaudi 377 Uoainaa
jot rnofolhu»irfn^rnHon fliitlruni ftmi*»
m.il (.ii.iri.ii.i Imte nrfoid-d lbs ntiirrlt"*kt
Mid moil eronotnlfo) tn'iiiua-tit. i"i psIh mul
t.i nip tiMiniii'i. ft'iiii liv iJiui'i't' 1 - nml jlrnlej 1
1 vi'rywturn.    I"f  11 litx-rid -iuiii.i.- of onli,
«itii' H'.'-p. ihhiu. '.i'i..1 •'. Potter v. k u.
tvip., U Coluuibm Mil* Uuiloti, U.M.4.
might be aboul lo imd Ihem employ
ment which thoy so urgently neuled.
"Can I see Mr. Dangerflehl?" she
asked of tha hoy clerk, who bud obviously grown out of his jacket, and
who was busy nibbing at the end of
a inileheheweii penholder.
"Ves,   miss,  hut   wo'ro   very   busy.
and   1  don't   know as 'ow "    The
lad's jaw -dosed with a snap, as his
' master  suddenly  appeared  irom  the
i Inner office.
"No more to-day. ladles ami gentlemen," he remarked with a pleasant
smile thai did little to soften the general  ('isappolntment,   tor  smiles  and
I pleasant words   do   not help to fill
1 empty stomachs.
i     Vera  turned    listlessly  away,  and
, was about to leave, wheu she heard
, her name called.
\ "I can spare you a moment, Mist*
Stafford. Will you come In?" ihe
agent   said   with   a   suavity   thai   was
'. nauseous,
j    "Now, won't you change your mind,
' my dear?" be began with Unit professional    familiarity  thai  does  noi
j mean offence, "I've got the very
thing that will suit you. Five pounds
a week In a pood Musical Comedy."
■[   hava  Already     told     you   thai   I
wan! drama, noi musical comedy,"
she answered rather curtly,
"I   thought   perhaps   yotl   wouldn't
1,1 so particular now." bo remarked,
; with a ulance at ber shabby gloves,
"Vou hod  better think  I'  over..    Til
i >hop' Is open r
j innf-.DW   flood morning
1    dn* mad* n<* reply, hut  hastened
oul Into the keen uir of 11 December
1 looming, and begun to walk rapidly
I homewards,
I     Now and  llien  a man's eyes  would
: rent   upon    lier   Iii   open  ad 1111 rat inu,
: and he would turn round to look at
! ter her with »  pleased expression;
but ahe passed on heedlessly, her lips
pressed firmly together,   she reach-
1 ed Theobald's Road, and entered a
(dairy, when- she bought 8 couple of
new-laid eggs,   .Fust hh she was coming out again nhe almost ran Into a
man, who took off Iils hat  and  iiuir
I mured an apology,
"Good morning,  Dr,  Watson/' nhe
aald hurriedly, "liy Die bye, my
friend Miss (innd Is III, ami I'm WOP
tied about her. Would you come 10
sec hn?"
fTo he Continued.)
Wnfst-long pigtails ware tlio fash-
Ion able wear In Kngland about 174",
land    bo for 3    that   tho  hat*   wig  hnd
heen adorned with a pigtail looped
I up In a black silk bag      An tale nn
mr-H nn ohl gentleman was scon lu
j London with hln grey hit Ir tied Im-
. bind lu a short cue, ntid even loday
'one can find    a relic of tho pigtail,
for ihe three ploCes of black velvet
I on ih" dross lunlcs of onicers in the
1 (loyal Weird) PllBlIIors are the re-
1 mains of Ilia ribbon  with  which the
I cue wan tied,
Troublesome English. !
The Liverpool tramway authorities
have furnished two quaint additions
to tho    literature of notices.    Some
years npo this notice was pouted In
the Liverpool cars:    "Passengers nro
requested to pay no more pennies
! than lho conductor in their presence
1 punches holes In their tickets for."
) This was criticized, and another ef-
'fort, as made and posted:    "I'assen-,
tiers are requested  to pay no more j the pluto Instead of a nickel."
j pennies than fur which Ihe conductor      "Ah, yes," suld the pastor briskly,
In their presence punches holes in "a benevolent, blunder. Hut I assure
'their tickets." This, too, was pro-1 you lt will count wllb us just as
I nounced a failure, and the official ■ much In you favor as If you really
1 concluded that language had not yet! meant. It,"
: been  invented which would express, :     And he hurried    away.-—Cleveland
: what they folt.    But don't you know ! Plain Dealer.
1 exactly     what    lho    official    notice
I meant?—Tho Loudon Chronicle,
1 bcea
INS el
Cured    by    Toning   the    Blood    And
Strengthening the  Nerves.
H 1.3 the opinion of the best medical   authorities,  after    long  observn- 	
t»oti, that nervous diseases are more! —:—■———	
common    and    more serious In the j *      -  t*0" Trade.
spring than at any other time of the | it war at the dentist's and Pots
year. Vital changes In the system,! was the object In ihe chair a miser-
after long winter months, may causo able dejected, forlorn object,
nuch more trouble than the familiar j Tho operation was ended nnd lhe
Spring weakness and weariness from dentist wai ostentatiously cleaning
which most people suffer as the re-j his forceps and smiling at the result
suit, of Indoor life, iu poorly Veil til- of lllu muscular efforts,
ttted and often overheated buildings. . "I must charge you $!»," he said at
Official   records  prove lhat  In   April | length    I ■    the    suffering    patient
The tightwad   went to lhe pastor,
"Mr.    Brown,"   ho said, "through    a
blunder 1 dropped a ?5 gold piece In
Game As Home.
Zookeeper—This camel went nine
day's without water.
Tommy-— Sty, did his pipe's freeze
ero honrutly  mnde  nna   thnlr   clmolut« j
perfection  bt  every d<-tnl1  Is  the  reiult .
of our &C years experlcnco in Iilili Urad*
Kline   Hiill.lim-.     Tliey   :ite   nbsotUtcly   thi
mnet popular and bent Hlim-y for tho price
In  Canada.    Stoelivd  hy  leading dealer* '
the john Mcpherson co, ltd,,
Hamilton. Oni.
and May neuralgia St. Vitus dnnco,
epilepsy and other forms of nerve
troubles nre at their worst, and that j
then, moi'J than any other time, a
blood-making,    nerve-restoring  ionic |
treated  with  moru
whom  he    had
force  than   skill
Tbe   unlucky   victim   turned
bis persecutor..
"What!        Nino    dollars?      Why,
is needod, I you   promised   to charge me only
The autlnuated custom or taking j three!"
purgatives in tho spring Is useless, "Ves," ugrced the tooth tugger
for the system nully needs strength* eheer'nlly, "lhat In truth was my
cuing, while purgatives only gallop I contract tor tho performance."
through tha hcwoli, leaving you weak* "Well,' queried the tormented our.
er. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are lhe "But you yelled so loudly Hint
best medicine for they actually mako you've scared away three other
ihr . ow. rich, red blood thai feeds 'ihn-c dollar patients 1"—New York
ihe   slimed   nerves,  and   tIiiih  euro   Mali..
the many forms or nervous disorders '
They cure ulso such Other forms of      a   pica   for  Iho  reindeer  nnd   Ibe
spring  troubles    as  llOtldftCllOS,  poor  nnnk ox Is imide by Kuinl Hasmtisseii
appetite,   weakness  in  thfl  limbs, as Qnd Peter Froitoehn, lhe Danish polar
u till twelve >o j well as romovo unsightly pimples and explorors, who hnve sen! a report on
■---■■ 'eruptions.   In fact thoy   unfailinglyItheir InvesllrfflUous from North-west*
bring  new  health    (ind    strength  to cm    (Ireeulund    lo   tho   Itoyn, (leo
weak, Hrei. ami depressed men, wo* graphical Society in Copenhagen, The
mon md children. explorers say that, tho reindeer arc
Sold by all medicine dealers or by nil but exiliicl lu lno Capo York dlsl*     ,,,
mall at  B0 cents 11 bog or n\x bOXOB Hot, only  (hirty-tlvo bead  remaining, 'inu' 1
ror 12.BO from The Dr, Williams' Me '"•-' '" ' ' '   '" '
diclne Co., Brockvllle, Oni.
There are six hundred professional
itory tellers ill Toklo, who wander
from I.OI.S0 to In use to spin yarns nt
il,,, rate of iiO cents an hour. Tho
story toliar laarns n now sol of sior*
|0I v.'ieti lie (hills thC Old 'Mies ffOtlltlg
.-r DODD'S '
\t, t*t,iJi*v)*(*Tie
Miihli OX0II aro now only fuiiiul In HI-
j KiiM'i-,! i.itud, nnd Anii'i-iciiii hunten
nn, «iiiii in in. axtei'iiilnatins Ihom ut
11 rapid into.
PaiBongor—"Why aro wn so laio?"
Oiiurd—"Well,   nlr,   Ilio   Irnlu   In
biii wnn Ih'IiIdiI, umi thin train 'van
i.'iiiini licfoio beside*."—Punch,
Too Much.
local aul'tor,   vlinno   unmo wo
aro limili in print, wan culled upon
liy it friend ouo day early ihln week..
"i um M.iin.'t nn a long journey liy
train," lie im, 1,1, "and I liunw yoil
Iiiivi. ii dandy   lihrary,   nud I ivant
hi i li lm-. in read en rmiio.     What
Iiiivi. ynu t'j l"'iil mi..''"
"I Imi. to liniist, Iml. I Imvo an aw-
fully funny one.. More In my Intent
Iiimh I won't innlii. you Klvo It
liui'li I' you II ailvortlHo It,"
"Uui Inn; ran I do llmt?"
"Hnid II n; I lm train Wlioro pOOple
run tiri) you, and lungli licurtlly
ovory ii v/ iiiIiiiium. "
'I'll I   I ll   wan  Itill'lipll'll,   lull   ii   fow
iliiyn lulrr Ilia author received lllll
"Itotiirii hook herewith. Uou't
want I  on term* (iiioted."
Hari-Kar. Out of Date; Modern
Method, Jumping Into Volcanoec.
Tho Japanese arc uow busily do-
liatlnir tlio othlos of Bllloldo, The
case out of which tho controversy
has arlsou Ih tiutt of tlm station man
'.or at Moll, who hocause of a tnlHhup
to the Imperial train whloli made lt
neoessary for the Bntporor to ml*
Journ ror hulf un hour to u waiting,
room Khoweil of hln rrnciihince hy
throwing himself under the whoela
of tin, express.
The iilalloli IIIUHter'H devollon huv-
lug evoked a wave of imiiulur ad-
miration which took Hhalie in a pro-
pomil to ereol n inonuinonl to hlH
inemory, Hie mil Ion Iiiih heen rebuked h) Ihe presidOllt nf Hie Kyushu
I'lilvn-Hlly for IIiiih glorifying un net
of Hi'lf-diiHlriicllon: unit tho hitler,
limllng liluiHelf oul of tune wllh pub-
ile opinion, ban i-oHlgucil bin position.
It In a lingular iblng llmt. among a
lieopln ho t'lieerful iih Ihe .lupuueHO
Hiilrt.it- rhniii'l he ho common. Ten
ihoui'uud destroy tliemiolves every
year In Japan, and Iho figures can-
| nut he kiiIiI to bo illniliilhlilng. Uut
Idirl iih such Ih out of date.
Tho modern victims of iho suicidal mania, when they do not throw
themselves In front of a train. Jump
Into tho crater of an actlvii volcano.
Asaiiiu, lu Control Jupiiii, uud Ail,
nan, In Kyushu, hnvo both uniutrcd
a sinisiiT reputation lu nils reipeot.
It Ih, however, n illHiiulntlng sign
of tho limes lo tlml Hie slnd.-iii cIuhs
rosortlng ho largely lo Hiilehli-—cHpc-
chilly of Ihe speotnoulnr sort, and
Hils, no iluiihl, Ih Dr. Vninaliawn's
ninl Ive lu lU'oteHling ugaliiHt tho ex-
iillalluu of nn net which the t'lirls-
ilan world regards iih u grievous slu.
--run Mail aaietto.
i.ust yonr ihe nnmner of oitl.pnll.
oiiih at to Louhiion iiiiipiiui i mul ini
A Question of Judgment.
Two men   woro holly tllaounslng.
the 111.-rliii   or ii book.      I'lnally ono
of Ihem, himself All author, wild   to
iim othori
"Nu, .loi.n, ynu cnii't appreciate II.
Ynu never wrolo a hook yourself."
"Nu," lelortcd John, "and I never
laid i.n egg. tint I'm a better Judge of
an omelet than any hen In the state."
Uaa. WiMSLow'a Sormimo Bv.u. ha. tatf
MOT1IBKS tar their CMILl'Kl-N WIIH,
I. Ih. bat r«n«ty lor lJIARllllaiA. It la ah-
aolutely h.milca,. Be .ur. and aak for "Mn,
Wiukw'a Soothtaf Byrup," Md take aeMMt
klBU.  Twn.lySy.ciua.ta.U4,
A 7% Safe Investment
7 per cent KuaruUtd and * ihar*
In further proBUb
The abova Menrltp to tht bm. U-
dimtrlal ever offered fn Canada.
Wrllo  at   or.cn   for   inirtliul on.
National  Securltlea  Corporation,   Lt*t.
Confederation Life nidg. Toronto,
The Arlington Co. ol .Canada, Ltd.
Whin Your Eyas Nud Cm
Tr, Murine Ey. llomrily. No Hmnrltiifr—Pr el.
Flu.. \,i« V"l.l'i.. 'I'" It f..r ll'.l, M'.-aa,
Wnt. o Bjr.. IU..I Urnniilal.il Ky.ll.la. lllu.
mil...] H.iuk In f'lu-li I'u.-ki.Kr. Mnrlnn I.
.■•nil .niiil.-il I., ..Iir Ui-nll. I. ti.il a "I'hIpiiI M":l.
1.-1,1.." —but mi-it In iiii-....h,i.iI rii,,l.-lana' I'm.
tl.'.. for man, ,...1.. Now dndl.-ati.'l I.i thn I'.b*
II.. and ...I.I Iir llruaalala al U.V and Wt- la.r Ili.UIn,
Murlua K,a Mnlva In A..-|ilh. '1'ul.oa, lie and IWu,
Murlno Eye Rtunedy Oo,, ChloogO
Waiting Fer The Egg.
Mrs .liitlllHlnur, tlio wife ot llll'
now mlnlator lu u Now Kugluud
town, uHki-,1 ii neighboring farmor"!
Imy in tiring hor h dosen eggs uud u
roasting ahlokon whon in* drought
tlio vegetables tlio noxl day. The
Imy appeared iiriimiilly inu lu his
biisknt   Woro only olovon ,'ggs.
"Mu  niiys sli,< will solid ovor tbo
othor "gg aftor u whllo,  ho osiiiuin-
"Hut whnl elioiit tho chlokent"
Mr. .'olllltuiu liskoll. . '"I'linl .Iiinii
not nom to bo Imro either."
"rinn will lend thut, 100," wiih Hi.
"Uut," riiiii|ilii[iii-.l Mm .Inlilmnii,
"I wuut In ooolt Iho ollloketl lor il Inner. Wby didn't yuu bring It uwr
Willi ynu iiilr timet"
"Ileoanal'." replied tho boy, "Iho
boll l.ni'i killed yet. . Yuu hoo, nin'a
Waiting llll ill" Iii.vh Ilio other egg."
EITIe—"Shall I put on my mackln-
toi.li and run uut and poit thla lotlor
Molhor—'No. dont", M'a not til for
a dog to bo nut a night llko thin., l.ot
your     tntbor     poet     III"—London
Mlnard'i Liniment rellevei Neuralgia.
Well, Well!
I dued ALL 'hae*
of Coodi
^ .Ith tke SAME Oh.
I used
OLBAN an* SIMPLI to Um. |
•n.l., *«.r..Ur.  All...l..ral.«.f..... I),a
["■i.... iair. i :.i.., i... jm iV. i—
Kiiglliib "un alio la npokon anil
wrute" un llil.i coutlueut, li a funny
lunguugo, A pui'lor currying over
two iIiiiiiimiiiI .Inlhiiii tn a bunk on
llruuihviiy mot u thief, whn tried to
kiinili blm down. Thla la doaerlbed
lu the paper, aa au "attempted holdup." 	
"Who In yuu opinion la the great-
eat horn uf polar exploration?"
"Well," ri piled the everyday oltl-
7.on, ' I.iIiiii l prctniul lu bo n Judge.
Dut that fellow who oiuno back and
owned up that he wain't lho lliat to
uirlvo uppciila tu mo p.'utty Ktruug-
'i'luro l» probably more trnnhy aluft
mil,I In tlio bulling pawdur line
tliiiu In uny oilier line. Moat
of It contain", largo i|iiantlllca uf
ilium To avoid tbo u«e ol Una dangerous neit, •«• that all ItiircnlonU
art, plnliil) «• i.t'-.l In Miii-.lliih nu tlio
nftoltago 'lho words "No Alum" on
.the UDOliagC or In an Ad. Ii not nur*.
London amploya ■prn
tn tktn tar *Om ott- to tto
It vas a glrl'a baakelball team and
play bad bt-in atrenuoui, . J
''Irene haa fainted." cried lomeone.
"Steady, glrla," cried th* captain.
•fllvo her a little nlr end paia th*
fudgi.'—Wartilngton Herald.
DIXIE tobacco
W. N, U. No. 8M. 4
P.L.S. & O.E,
Barrister,  Solictor, etc.,
Burriateis uud Solicitors,
(Cranbrook Branch)
Meets   lu   the   Carmen's   Hall 2nd
and nn Tiu-tiilMyn ln every moutb, ut
8 p.m.   Membership open to British
N.   A.   Walllnger,   free.
W. C. Crebhln, Sec'y.
P.O. Tlnx 42.1.
J Visiting members cordially welcomed
Cement  Shortage
in Cranbrook
Milling Engineer ami
B.C. Liiinl Surveyor,
H.O   Bun 2:10. I'linn, 'i'i'i.
Moler Hairdressing College
Ladies:—Learn the  Hairdress
ing Art in 8 weeks.   Graduates
earn $18 to $25 a week.
Write for catalogue.
335 Sprugue Ave.     Spokane   Wash.
11 121
There is such a Forward Building Movement
and around Crnnbrook that the
Cement Supply is always
on the move,
Physicians mid Surgeons
ifflc. at HetUtleuc,    Annstruug Ave.
KiireuuuiiH  - - - -  HOI) to 10.01
Alt.ruURU.  ■ - - -  2 00 to   4.0«
Kv.nlnj.   - - • -    7.10 t»   I.I*
Sunday. 1.10 to   4.10
IHANBROOK '.     1 B.  O.
Frank Dezall
Anetit for
Deering & McCormick
Mowers & Rigs
Bicycles for Sale.
All Repairs Done at Keasnn-
able Cost.
Works:      Opposite Depot
K tn bill mer,
(I'lineriil Dlreutor,
IMtONR 8411
We Deal in Everything From
a Needle to a Locomotive
Joseph H. McLean
All kinds of Second lluiul Goods
Furniture a SPECIALTY
Sage's Old  Stand. Hanson Ave
Phon. 161.
Steam  Boiler,   R'ui'naiie,
and Septic Tank work
a specialty
Cost und stock estimates
funnelled on application.
Add....: P. O. B.,< 2«, Cranbrook
F. M. Macl-llerson
Norlinry A.-inno N*at t" City Hall
Open Day an.l Night Hliono li!
Held in Carmen's Hull
Conducted  by
Mrs. R. A. Racklyeft
li-rtiticait- Teacher trom
l.niulnn School Board
llllllll   h. in.  lu 12:1X1 m.
-2:iiii p. in, In 4:1)0 u. in.
Plume 220 P. O. Box 2.18
Cottage Hospital
Matron:    Mrs. A. Salmon
Terms on Application
Phone 25" P- °. Box 845
Building  Operations  Practically at a standstill
Owing to the large amount of building tlmt in In progress in nnd »-
round tlu' city, to suy nothing ol tho new sewerage ays tem, the building
co nt i-in? tors have just been using up the Cement so quick tlmt the demand
hiiH far exceeded the supply.
At the present time there Ib in Immediate want something like eight or
ten   cur   loads—there   j«   absolutely none on band,
This is something like activity. Does this not carry out what bus
of late so often been saiii through the local papers—that Cranbrook Is on
the eve of a big revival. Settlers are coming in fast. Land ia raising in
value. Industries of every nature are thriving and business in the city is
Can't we now proudly say "Cranbrook is Star City of the Kootenay."
Rev. Dunham ami G. W. Patmore
returned home this woek after attending the Methodist Conference in Vancouver,
Directors' Meeting
A special meeting of the Directors'
of the Agricultural Association was
held on Tuesday, May 24th, to elect
Tbe    pulpit    of    the    Presbyterian.
Church will be occupied for the next ft manager for the huh sou of 1912
tew   weeks   by the Rev.  Nuismitb of      "      *      '"'~~A  ""   """ "*
New Westminster.
president Dr. Hull  was chair-
Tbe dance held in the Falls View
Hotel, Marysville, wns well attended
and those present suy they hnd the
time of tbeir lives.
The Maple hent Uebeknh's are hold
On motion of Messrs. Dezall and
Russell, W. B. McFarlane was elected
ns Secretary Pro-torn.
On motion of .Messrs. Santo and
Taylor, Mr. Kred Russell was unaui
mously elected as Manager for 1912
Knir,   with  full authority  and  power
:   *»■  *-.>^,**»iJ!pi*.t. :
When you
buy a "Kootenay'
Steel Range you
make a permanent
investment. The
is guaranteed by
f makers and dealers alike ]
to be a strong, durable
range and a  perfect
cooker and
District  Division ol  South   Eaat
Tnke notice that I, Holier*, l.'aml'-
hell ot Moyie, B. C. occupation Merchant. Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following de-
scril.ori Innils:
Commencing at s ]«>st planted near
the South West corner post of Lot
,iv'-, thence North in chains; then-*
Weat 30 chains; tlience South I'i
' rhaliiH tn the North West ; o;n> nf Lot
I '"SU1, thence Ksst 20 chains to the
j place ,,i commencement, containing
:j.o acres more oi less exemptim:
I therefrom ihe lands covered by the
Mock Hill Mineral Claim.
Robert Campbell,
i Ilnteil  May  27th,   1912 23-H
Mule hspuciiill*,' lu Hum  1.1. (J
fun I
Re]lairs ivlien necossitry uhviiy
in stoclt at Vancouver,
Sold   by PATMORE   BROS.
(Southern Division hJaut Kootenay-
TAKK notice that Charles Grasley
Senior, of ft niter, V O., B.C., occupa
Hon farmer, Intends to apply for per
mission to purchase thn following dp
•erihed  IjhiIr
i '-inn iciifiiu; nt 11 |iosl planted a'
the uui tli e»t«t corner of l.ot 6231,
thence oust 2o chnins, thence .south 4-
chains, thence east i.u ohntns; thence
south 11.91 ctinlns, tlience west 8*'
chains, thence north r.l.yi chains to
lhe point of commencement contain
Ing 1 ou acres moro or it--,s.
Charles Qrasley, .Senior.
H, ii. stahl, Agent,
Dated l-'eb, 24, 1912. 14-9*9t
ing a cookery Hale and Bean supper: to supervise the work of all coinmit-
.    . L_...    ._..,    _a,_i„,„   „„„„<_-*_,,{    I(,Uh   t\.a
Additional Local
Crarubrool*. Lodg. No 'Si    A.r-'.A A.M.
Kryuliir mtiulliiic. on
the third ThurMlii)
uf uvtiry month.
\'uii hi), brelhreii
in the I.O.O.F. Hull today. The Biile I
will be trom II to li o'clock and the
bean supper from r, to 7:30 o'clock.
Everyone is invited nml u cordial
welcome is extended to nil.
J). .1.  MnHWKYN, W
.1, S. I'KCK, Hen.
Itocky Mountain Chapter |
No.  filt,   It, A, M.
- nu1
;   2nd T
dny   in  o
ll      III    0
I0l. Oollip. A. C, Hlllinkllllul, I'!
I.(III.I.'., KMY CITY  I.OIKIIO, No. i'i
Meets every  Monday
iilltht at   New   Fraternity    Kail.     Sojourning UildlelloWH cordially invited.
H. J. Kendall, W. M. Harris
N.   O, Hec'y.
Knights of Pythias
CrNnhruitfc, H.C.
Crescent   Lodge,   **>
a j
MeeU   every
at tl  p.m.  at
Fraternity  Hall
c, (-orter c. c.
J. M. Doyce,
K, Of B, * a.
VlHittiiif brethren cordially invited to at*
Court Cranhrook Nn. kimb.
Meet hi ftftrmon's Hall, on   nnd and
•Ith Thursday ol each month.
W.  HWNDKRSON, C.  ll.
Loulfl rearsnn, Sec, P.O, Boi .'18.
Visiting Brothers Cordially Welcomed  ber last week
J. A. Ohnssay, of Bull Hiver was
in town Friday on business.
Judge Thompson in holding n county court in Crnnhrook on Thursday
BORN-At the Cottage Hoapital.on
May 23rd, to Mr. nnd Mrs. J. B. Cul
ley of this city, n son.
BORN-At the Cottage Hospital,on
May   25th,   to   Mr.   and   Mrn. H.
Haynes, u son.
K,   Rlwell,  of  the  linn  of  Bcnle
Rlwell, wiih at Fort Steele yesterday
on comptiuy htiHiness.
Mr. K. T. Cooper of the Kootenay
Oarage Co., left on Thursday for
Creston on Company business.
For summer we nre well supplied
with new straw and Panama I lata for
men; also mm hats for children.
Those batfl are up to the minute
Htylea and the prices wilt intercut you
The storo where you get the big Ml'*
Worth. Rust Kootenay Mercantile
The Over-Hens Club hold a business
meeting In the Carmen's Hall on
Tuesday. Tin* committee *m' the Bin-
pire DflllCe held in the Auditorium
Theatre reported it good profit,    The
club hitvlnR $f.*.*.:tr» uh tbeir share bul
out of this |8M8 will go to the
rhlldren'H home iih hnd been arranged
F. Humphries ol Oalgary, Dominion
Post Olllce Inspector, wiih In the city
on Wednesday, Inspecting the local
I'oHt Olllce. Kverythint- wuh found In
Ilrst cIiihh condition, Mr. Humphrlea
was hIhh nt Fort Steele, Wycllfte and
MnryHviiie, He nl ho Inquired into
matters regarding the olllce nt Klmherley which wiih doHtrnyed by lire on
Sunday laat.
J. A. Macdonald and Hon of Vancouver, and S. T, Tower, of Seattle,
were guests (lt the Oranbrook Sunday laet. Tlio party left on Monday
for Perry Creok to examine and re
port on a big placer property known
as the Steam Shovel claim. It in
reported that a movement Ih on foot
for the consolidation of the Perry
('reek Hydraulic Mining Go's,, prop
flrty and the Stmim Shovel property,
nt Cranbroov.
The regular monthly meeting of tbe
Woman's Institute will be held in the
Car men's Hall, on Tuesday next, J una
Hh, at ;i orloek. All IimIIch are cordially Invited. The Intttitute la pro
graining wonderfully of lute many
new members being enrolled. There is
somethlntf doing that will be of spec
Ini Interest to you, make It a point
of being present. "I'm going to got
somo of my fhendu to loin, I never
thought the Institute wuh Itnlf so Interesting" mild a newly enrolled inem
So you cotuo.l
tecs  ami  ofllclals connected  wltb the
A special meeting of the director.*,
will he held WedneHday, May 29th
for the purpose of discussing the
managers program, which be waa in
On Wednesday, W. A. Troop assault18tructed to prepare for submission to
ed W, J. Johnson, local plumbing th(, (Hr*-ct(irH. also tbe discussion of
contractor. The trial of same was ot|1(ir mattors brought up.
in the small courts on Friday, before, -phc manftger waB Instructed to en-
Judi-e Ryan; the defendant was bound nmrii into the matter of correspon-
over to keep the peace. From evi- lience wit|. outside firms doing busi-
dence given in court It appears the ncfiH tn Cranbrook for donations and
man was a little te worse for drink.   ai.Bin8tance in every way  possible.
Meeting adjourned.
Another meeting of the directors
the report of the ladies committee
In charge of the tag canvass was received. The ladies dlaposed of 509
tugs which represented that number
of new members.
Mrs.  J. F. Hmlth     133
Mrs Whltnker  «3
Miss    Oasklll  47
Mrs.   Murgatroyd   65
Mrs. I*. I.nngln  26
Mrs. W, F. Doran  90
Mesdames W. F. Doran and J. F.
Smith were elected as honorary
members of the directory board.
Rev, w. k. Dunham, who waa at
Victoria, as a delegate to wait upon
Finance Minister Ellison, reported
| thnt Mr. Ellison had received his representations,   and   promised a  grant
News of the Dominion
Toronto was visited by an earthquake on Tuesday which lasted several seconds. There wae distinct vibrations causing houses to tremble and
windows to rattle. Reports show
that thp quake was felt as far Kast
as Kingston.
K. F. Chamberlain has been appoint
ed as President of the Crand Trunk
railway lu succession to the late C.
M. Hays. Mr. Chuuherluin also uUe
Mr. Hays' seat ou tbe Directory
Across the Bonier
Tbe Taft'Roosevelt Campaign ought
to lie reported in the sports columns
ol the dailies.
By n vote of 147 to 120 the American CongreHB re-aftlrmed its decision
that no tolls should be charged A mer
icnu vessels engaged in coast wise
trade for passage through the Panama canal.
Over 100.1)00 nieii are now idle, in
London, but in spite of this strike
call it bas not heen wholly obeyed,
Some thousands of affiliated bodies,
including the Carmen are working,but
will probably obey the strike order
Banquet to Sir Wilfred
On May 2fltb at Montreal, surround
ed by Liberal leaders from every province of tbe Dominion, except British
Columbia, Sir Wilfrid Laurier spoke
of tbe Liberal party as rising superior to the crushing defeat of last Sep
tember and is gaining prestige day hy
day, Amid loud applause from his
Liberal audience he promised to tight
till the last andattacked the Conservative ministers for abondonlng principles for olllce.
Visitors to the City
Dry docks for Canada
An interesting rumor is In circulation as to the naval proposals which
It  is said  are liMy  to be  made by
Premier Borden and bis colleagues to],,,,.     .,„ ,,,
.i       ,,i.       ». ,       , i _x   / ,. without a wc ling any amount
the admiralty.    1    fl sad that Cana       ,„.       ,       '
.      ... .,   ,  ,,    ., ... .     .      "he   following   committee was an
na wll propose that tbe British ad- .„,„» • . .......       .
,    ,. ,* _ .      ,,    "t i     ! pointed to arrange for the letting of
in ralty maintain nnva   units of two;..       .     ..        , *    .
,       .. , the    booths, refreshments stands and
dreadnoughts,  four cruisers and aux-'   ..„„      „„,',,,   . „ «?T
... . .,    ,,    .,,        ,  ...      other      prlvlledges    Messrs.      Hunt,
llary vessels on tho Pacific and Allan i i*,,,Hi     u _.        m     ..
., _    r*      .   . . .Dunham, Santo andDei.nl 1.
tie coasts, i aimi a to pav for the Up-      .,    ...       ,,„„,.  , .,   .      .,. .    .,
,7, ...      , *l    W|lH   decided that tint    further
keep of these two units.    Canada un-   „„;.„„     #ll„  ,,,. nt „      ... '      ,
... , .      ...   notice,    the directors wl   meet twee
der these proposals, n is said, will,
provide large drydncks on both coast I
oi courso, Premier Dorden declines in
iUhcuss the report and Intimates that
the government nill have no official
announcement to make lu regard to
the navy until the admiralty Iiuh been
consul tod.
every month,
elect  for K
lie member elect fnr Kootenay wuh
born in Peterborough, out.; in 1881
and moved to Winnipeg in ihk2, He
followed the CI'.It. wost, reaching!
British Columhla In HM He then,
returned to his home town iu Ontario
lor tbe winter, coming west to Cal-
Kary in the beginning ol 1885, From
here he travelled north with llenernl
Strange, going through the Kiel rebellion undor that officer,
Later in I KM Mr. flrooil again
crossed the Rockies into iinh-.h Col
umbia, walking the last ho miles to
Hovelstoke in advance of the railway
There he went into the general mer*
cbandlHe bUSlUOSH with hia brother.
Krom.l.ovchtoke he moved |(> ||||cllln
rVnel and latei eiilabllHhed nmrcaiitlli*
hiiHinesseH at Hproni's landing, Aiiih
worth and Kaslo,
In IH'.l.t Mi. Croon became tbe nrst
mayor of KmsIo and later was electod
a member of the provincial house, He
was ro*fllooted In 10041 and 1003, MM
held the portfolio or mines In the Mc
Bride government and for (our yeniH
until December, |Q0fl, wiih chief com
mlsHioiier of lands and worka. Since
111(17    he    has  been   In   the  brokerage
business in Victoria,
Mr Clien will leave this morning
foi KailO and expects lo he In Nolson
I en routs to Lhu const un Saturday.
Hard Times Social
Under the auspices ol the i.o.f., n
hard times social and dance was held
In tho Carmen's Hull, on Thursday
evening last. It wafl one long roar
of laughter from beginning to the end
The I tillcsof the lodge are certainly
very mlicit alive, thoy can't bo boat
in Cranbrook, In getting up an affair
of this kind.
Being under tbe direction of such a
capable person as Mrs W. F. Doran,
thoy have ron son to be proud. Kvery
Item nn tho programme was well ron
derod and appreciated by all present.
Tho committee desiroH to eipress
their ihanks to all those who took
nocltntlnne by MIm a. Hlckenbnth-1
um, Mrs. Baldwin and Mr. Porter. !
Instrumental music by Mrs. Lister, !
Miss H Macdonald, and Mr. Kilter !
Ingham, Bong by Miss Conloy.
The staging of the nu tnbleaus depleting hard times cntlMd no end of
■ nle Splitting laughter
After   the program camo the da twin'
the   music  rendered   by   Mrs.    Lister,
and    Mr.   Kltterlngham    was   of tho j
highest   order,  everybody   wanted   to
dance   whether   thoy   could or  not,
(lood    inilHle has that  effect.   Wo are
sure wo are giving the opinion of all'
present   In   Haying It was one of the'
beat    cvoiilui-ii lliey have Hpenl foi  a
long time
| UOflN- At Cranbrook on May Dlrit
| at their home to Mr. and Mrs. Byron .
McFarlane, ,. daughter.
Lawrence,     Vancouver
W. Masson,    Winnipnc
H.  Arnott.     London
Barker, -   New Michel
A. Morris,    Toronto
J. -NortllWOOd,      Vancouver
F,  Belyoa,     Vancouver
Whlteley,     Vancouver
L, Turbnge,     Toronto
Hardlni'hnm,      Montreal
Win. Bryden,     Toronto
D. K, Brook,    Toronto
J. Hnydou, St, Paul, Minn
J. M. Doyle,    Calgnry
F.   Dickinson,     .JutTniy
J. McTnvish,     Jaflray
J, s. Rankin, Vancouver
W. J. Clarke, Toronto
L. J. Hall, Winnipeg
K. J, Thompson, Calgary
0, I.egge, Calgary
J. W. Kerr, Klko
F.  J,  Dickinson, Jaffray
W. H. Storms, Bastport
A, W. Helns, Bastport
A. J. hovel 1, Vancouver i
J.  McKummer,  Vancouver
O. Strnhan, Montreal
Alex Stephens, Montreal
F. Kobson, Fornle
J. B. Hankin, Vancouver
H. K. Smith, Winnipeg
o. K. Ford, Kelson
Otto Meier, Michel
u. Richer, Calgary
Scott, Nelson
F. Lloyd, Frank
A. Staples,  Nelson
L. Humdel'i, Montreal
J, Wade, Winnipeg
J. Burns, Hamilton
M. Hayes, Pitiohor Creek
H. Bradley, Kdinonton
B. strong, Winnipeg
Hudden, Winnipeg
W  Ogle, Toronto
Coemo polite ,n
o. L. Knight, Rossland
Wm.  Kdwards, Fernle
j, il  Freevonsteln  P'ornle
W. fl. Flt/patriek, Hpovnne
H,  Hanmird, Wuhii
.1. Vernon, Hpoknne
M. BobeitHoii, Spokane
Gilbert   Rollins,   Spokane
J   Jiiiiileson, Hpoknnu
B, ihi\**H   Spokane
CtiAl,  Burnliam,  Spokane
A. .?. Kills, Phoonli
Notice is hereby given that the reserve existing over Lot 9874, Croup I
Kootenay District, by reason of the
notice published In the British Columbia Gazette of tbe 27th of Decern-
ber, 1907, is cancelled.
Deputy Minister of Lauds
Lands Department,
Victoria, B.C., 18th May, 1912,   ai-13t
Notice is hereby given tbat tbe re*
ssrve cxia'ing over Lot 6623, Group
One, Kootenay District, formerly embraced in Timber License N'o. 1(5727
by reason of ■ notice bearing date of
24th December 1907 and publiahed in
the British Columbia Gazette of 27th
December L907, is cancelled in order
that a al-* of the said laads may be
effected to Elizaheth Cumminga.
Robt. A. Fenwick
Deputy  Minister of  Lands,
nii'U Department
Victoria,  B.  c
February  -ub  1912. 1-8Mo.
For u  licence  tu  take  nud  use  wnter
Notice is bereby given tL.it Georgt*
W. Bade of Mfltuu, Oregon, will up*
ly for a licence to take aud u*w um*
nd three tilths cubic foot of water
ut of unnamed iwump creek ns
iug iu u timber reserve formerly cov*
red    by    timber    licence    Nu.    211H>7.
,vhlcb Hows in a northerly  diiectioa
LhrOUgh Lot UM ntid empties Lntu
Ilooth Creek near tbe north litis of
l.ot 6164. The wnter will be diverted at u point :.oi) yards .South of ths
South line of Lot UM and will be
uaed for irrigutioti purposes ou the
land described as l.ot 616*1.
This Notice whs posted oa tha
ground on the 15th day of May, 10L2.
The application will be Hied lu tha
office of tbe Water Recorder at Cranbrook, B.O,
Objections   may    be  filed   with  the
j said    Water    Recorder   or    with   tha
Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B.C.
20-ot Agent
(District of Bast Kootenay.)
Take notice that I, Coutts Undsey
Chambers, of Sheep Creek, farmer,
Intend to apply for permission to
purchase the following lunds:
Commencing at S. West corner   ol
Lot 6117,  group 1, thence     wost    40
chains, tbence north 40 chains, tbence
east     40   chains,    theuce   south   40
chains to the place of commencement
containing  Ifio acrea more or less.
Coutts Lindsay  Chambers
Dated   April   23rd.   1912 •!»-«
For n
licence to take and use wnter.
For a licence to take and  uae water
Notice is hereby given that Oeorge
W. Bade of Milton, Oregon, will apply for a licence to take and use una
and three-tilths miners feet of wateu
out of Booth Creek, which flows lu a
northerly direction through Lot UM
end empties Into St.]Marys river near.
Wycllfle. The water will be diverted
at a point 375 yards South of the
South line of Lot 6164 in a timber
reserve formerly covered by Umber
Licence No. 219u7, and will be uae4
for irrigation purposes un the land
described as Lot UM.
This notice was posted on tha
ground on the 15tb day of May, Vill.
The application will be tiled iu tha
office of tbe Water Recorder at Cranbrook. B.O.
Objections may be filed with the
said Water Recorder or with tha
Comptroller of Water Rights, i'arlia
meat Buildings,   Victoria,  B.C.
20-H Agent
Notlie is hereby given, that I, R.
L. T. Calbraith of Fort Steele, B.C..
Indian Agent, will apply for a licence
to take and use six-hundred miners'
inches of tutor out of the St. Mary'a
River, which flows tn an easterly
direction and empties Into the Kootenay River.
The Water will be diverted ut a
point about three quarters of a mile
West of tbe St. Kugene Village, and
will he used for domestic and lrrlga
tlon purposes at the Kootenay Indus
triul School Reserve and the St. Bu
gene Indian Village.
This Notice was posted on the
ground on the :intb May, 1912, aud
tbe application tiled at tbe ofllce of
the Water Recorder, nt cranbrook,
B, O.
Objections may be tiled with the
said Water Recorder, or with the
Comptroller of Water Rights. Victoria, 11   C.
Indian Agent,       1
Applicant *M»
For n licence to take and  use water
Notice Is hereby given that Joseph
Taeuhauaer of Kurt Steele, B.C. will
apply for a licence to take aud use
one cubic foot of watei out ot the
Wild Horse Creek, which rtowr. iu a
Southerly direction aluug Lot <,'A2 and
empties into Kootauay River near
Fort Hteelfl.
Tbe water will be diverted at a
point near where Creek crosses Lot
9*04 and will be used lor irrigation
purposes on tbe land described as Lot
This notice wus posted on tha
ground on the Uth day of May, L9U.
The application will he tiled in tha
I office ot the Water Recorder at Craabrook.
I    Objections    may   be tiled   with   the
suld   Water    Recorder   or   with    the
Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,  Victoria,  B.C.
fSection Hi
NOTICK    ts    hereby given  that on
the   2f*th   day   of   -June next, upplicn-
i tion will be made to the Superintendent of Provincial police for tho
grant of a licence for tho sale of 11
qlior by wholesale in and upon the
premises known as my store, situate
0(1 Baker Htreet In the City of Cranbrook,  II   C
A.   C.   IloWnOKM
Dated this 36ttt day ot May, ,1912.
licence to take und use water
Prince   in
.!   Lund, Kort Hteele
II   Cody,  Kaslo
m  r. MoAndrows,
H    I,    Pitleld,   Spokane
J   Innls,
,1   R. Rankin, Bull Rlvnr.
B,  Beniaiid, Kort   Steele
H. I.   Sawyer, Marysville
F.   kliuvitst, Newport, Wash.
a  despatch from   Bucharest today
says that while piloting n motor car
along the country road Crown Prince
Ferdinand of Roumnnln collided with
nu on cart, the motor being overturned Into the ditch and pinning the ae*
cupanta underneath. Princess Kll/a
both, one of (he most noted boautles
of 10Urope, and prince Karl of Roll
tniiiila were probably fatally injured,
while   lhe   crown   prince   wuh   slightly
hurt The despstoh says that the
crown prince wnn not hu ei|n»rt io
handling an automobile,
Cotton Root Compound Tablots
Tln-,0 l'!1i« hid compoundfld with Ilia greatesl
cart fi nn lhe ni'i"t  i-i-.M'.r triiiclliiN kBuwii le
(dunce; mall in *><• Iil>iO|! ' •''■! mill iniidi IIISCMl
v iim ii, ."t caTabralotl nlohh ..n-, u .«»
i it--*, .".• ,i •.■-.*, ii.- idHin- qifliesilni ilir-ofd-**"
tO Wlil' ll (llll I.".,..li- I   .iTMi'i.Ii .ii l« lllll.li*
I'i nr i: ii u<'i. Ko, it [tinieli .o ml*m . in ■
boi, -".ii ui ill drus iLofJMi ot ptbiiI ireieWsi
Imrml brag <*«-. «. Utlwrlaai, vnt.
Notice is hereby glveu that Wm.
Bridges of Moyte, will apply for a
licence to take and use one cubic foot
•f wnter out of an unnamed creek
rising on Lot 9247 snd sinking oo
same Lot. The water will be diverted
at a point about I chains In a aouth
easterly direction from the Northwest corner ol Lot VC mid will ba
used for irrigation purposes on tba
land deecribed us Lot 1'lAt, Croup 1,
Kootenay District.
This notice wos posted on the
! ground on the 15th day of May, viU.
The application will be ftle-d in the
| office of the Water Recorder, at Crau
Objections mny be bled with the
said Water Recorder or with tbe
OomptnaMer ot Water Rights, parliament Buildings,  Victoria,   B.C.
gO-fit Applicant
Makes Short Work of
M'Htxl Mini »|.|.ni fhiii  hi-i-i-i*"--. nun "'
i,  I. ii mini)'", (iinil, Ni'iuiili'iPi nml nil .ill.it
f 10,. .in,-it i-in vi. M al nm'** In AIiImiIi In...
ii Mr io ii,..iv    i.ii o nn nt t ni mere) a
 ..rmlniUnl ri-iiof i„-ii*.'|..ti.i.«H',i -.nil i>.
HCihI ilnuii 'nun IhiIii of ni»di,v nml fur '.*■'  ft%t»
tin. Iimii en Hns ""'"• women and onlluran for
tth'tm there leffflM no help.  Jusl e tf* bottlra
line QUI ft. l'n r« «.f from M to fill yt-uin ilinnli. n
i'. I i ..I ., il ..niii.U iii.ii. ,,l>.| nn n IIUlUK, Mil*' mul
i.i....i iv t. it.ii.ii' I ret linen I r». nil ur|e ncel Ui»-
eiiei,we*li kldneyii.eM   UtiiloHiirUiltleof
Abbott Broi. Rhtumitto Remedy
litiin* nt WlOf *>''tu V'Hir rur** tml«>
.till li- AhtMllHfO(..71l H |li-n,ln...,.-ii ,
III., lljfOUI iliutfSlM iloei not Imve It,
Sold By tht
Cranbrook Drug t Book Co,
10c & 15c
Pictures at Auditorium
10c & 15c
The Lund Land
: 6? Development Co., Ltd.
H-+++++++++I   Locai  News
B. C.
See   uur   Imported   Hiuid   Puintcd
Llmogese Ohina-Oampbell 41 Manning
H. W. Davts ul Wyclilte, was in tne
eity on Thursday.
R.   EJ.   Tliompson  lolt TucHilny  lor
Nelson on business.
Entire change * >f programme at the
Kdison Theatre tonight.
Sec us about lands in the
Beautiful Kootenay Valley
Orchard & Garden Tracts
Grazing  Lands
i. !•: S T
V  K     F tl It (I K T
Frames   Pictures
Visit our Experimental Farms at ^
British Columbia j
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The 41 Market Co.    f
This name stands [or what i* b«st in
Fresh Meats, Fish, Poultry, Etc.,   Etc.,
Our Sole Aim is to Givn Satisfaction     This wo ca	
certainly tin In the evetll of yuu uiving us an oppurtun
Try  our
Brookrield Sausage & Creamery Butter
"Second   to  Num. "i.
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N.  Hanson  ..i  Wasa,   *v:im In  town
Thursday on business.
Thos.   Oaven,   Ml' P.. returned "it
Thursday [rom the const.
j.  B.  Dcsaullnier, ol   Moyle spool
Sunday Inst In Crnnbrook.
Mrs,   T.   fenwick   ..I   Port Steele,
.vus in town on Wednesday
Mrs   Donaboe ol Wasa,   was Bbop
ping In Oranbrook on Thursday.
ll   W   Burroughs ol Sheet. Oreek,
was ti Cranbrook visitor Tuesday.
V.   Mallandaine ..I  Wilmer,  was In
town Wednesday enroute to Crtwton
Jititse P   Wilson and tt   a   Rollins
i ut Mncleod this week on business
Satisfaction Guaranteed
Fresh KfiinvMtti
•X   [rom   the   grower
4   Manning's
StTHwbervles direct
■.a Cninpbel) n\u\
| HY HPHC1AI. BBQUH8T lllomly
appears in Crnnbrook this week.— I
' Don't mlsa B good thing
Messrs, V, IIytie linker nnd party
returned on Wednesday (rom a fish-
ing trip to Kootenay Lake, near Ivan
io. Thoy cu light IK silver mil nam,
the Inrgesl weighing close to I61t>.
Tho progross of 8outh*oust Kooten
ay, especially Crnnbrook district
from now on,{promises (»> be as groat
in agricultural lines or greater, thnn
iM) other dlstrlot ol tho province.
,\n omorgont convocation ol the
Rocky Mountain chapter, it.A.M.,
wna hold In the Masonic Temple on
Thursday evening. There were n largo
numbor oi companions tn attendance.
' Mr. T. M Roborts, city clerk, wuh
taken to the Ht. Rugono Hospital on
Thursday evening suffering from uu
uttuck of appendicitis, lie was oper
ated on by In-. .1. ll. King on Friday
Parties who wish to have their liai
dens, Lawns ur Boulevards dressed or
new   OUOS  laid  will  do   well   to  upply
flTl-li*   •lilt*i*-Alii*i,4,i**%»      to Bwon Bros., flen. Pel., Cranhrook
MWJU   $'VVWpmOl.    they are experts and will do the work
. well, n-'if
loi Sales List, ——
  Messrs.    Bulk    ntl.l    l.ni.llttw  ol the
Bull SALE Two pieces ol land mob Pink Mercantile Co. made an auto-
eontalntni lour I5-I00th acres, mobile trip to the Windermere Ooun-
one thousand dollars ench. try Thursday on business.   They were
Malcolm   Horle   Land lots No. 1  accompanied by  Mrs.  Pink und Mrs.
and it.,   tine hall cash balance to] Lnldlnw.
suit, i> per cent deterred u.iyuteut'
w.   ii.  ll.atti., City Ill-it
Ml    snd   Mrs   Wadslej   ol   Wilmer,
were Oranbrook visitors on Tuesdas
Mr. snd Mrs   McNeilhe ol Calgary,
were euests .it tbe Oranbrook monday
Mr   anil Mrs.  J.
.ere   Cranbrook
W. Ross ol Waldo,
isitors Wednesday.
1. R K T     Y B     B 0 It (l K T
Kilby   Frames   Picture.
BOR   SACK   White    s.t'.    Leghorn-
Wykotl strain,heaviest layers *1.50,
tor  IS eggs.   B.O.   Rhode   Island1'•'""'   frora   Winnipeg   last   week  to
Red,    Jl.50    lor    16   tatu;   l'okln	
Strain    DKCk   Utggs,    ILM lor  111 Orchards to,■  htmsell  and Ir.ends and
eggs.   All   eggs   from   tirst class
stock.     Swansea   Poultry   Farm.
Wattsburg, B.O.
T.  H.  Popo and  James Oeorge ar
front   Winnipeg   last   week  tt
' look   over   Mocks   in   the   Kootenny
has decided to make his home in the
City of Crnnbrook.
H H. Bohart ol Wardner was tran
jjactmg business in the city on Mon.
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Frames   Pictures
Hi HIS ut Cranbrook, Saturday May
Mth to Mr. and Mrs. H. Haynes a
It looks as tf Roosevelt is a better
fighter than Jeffries he can "come
Harold Darling left nn Tuesday lor
n business trip to several of the coast
It the parents of   the   child,   who
FOR SA1.K.-Bggs for hatching, Cry- ]tn0* " smi1" English Baby Carriage
stal White Orpingtons,     special i,rora   "»   ,runt   yard   o( ll house on
selected  breeders   Irom strictly Hanson   Avenue,   will   kindly return
lirst class    stock.    Strong  win-' the samr to Mrs- T- Caven, they will
tw laying strain   '3.00 per Bit-) receive a reward.	
ting of  13, fertility guaranteed,
Sheet Music
We now have a good sock of new
iiuisii' on hand, and will get all tlic
lalrtsl as it tonic's out—both songs.
ami instrumental. Come in hear
some of the New Songs.
This it> our busy season in this line
Out we have a large stock to select
from, and every facility lor showing
ane handling it. Our Prices are
Beattie-Murphy Co.
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0.  K.  Kendall, Cranbrook, llox
460. tl
WANTED to buy a five-roomed house | tile House.
Have buyer lor a 5-room house,
call nnd see us il you have one | ^
to sell on easy terms.   Kooten-
Lllnch tongue, veal lonl and potted
meats of all kinds for those sand
wiches at the Enst Kootenay Mercan-
There is a Grinding Need
in   every Household, Hotel,
Repair Shop and Garage for
We Have Them
F. PARKS & Co.
It would have been safe to tlgute
on u great deal ol changeable weather
.n Mny.
Mr. Johnson Irom Spokane bought
ii track in the Kootenay Orchards
this week.
All kinds of Chick food und Poultry supplies at Oampbell & Manning's
A. B, Fenwick and Win Carlln ol
Fort Steele, were in town Friday ou
Mr. anil Mrs. B. M. Young ol Fort
Hteole, were Cranhrook visitors on
Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Miller ol Oat-
gury were guests at the Crnnbrook
on Wednesday.
Iir. Rutledge was ut Hull River
this week inspecting the horses ut the
c.P.R. Lumber Cnnips.
J. ll. McUridc's new Wlnton 0-cylln
der   automobile   arrived on Monday.
, ,.   ,.     ,,    . i It is a large and roomy car and has
ay Orchard Land Co.Van Home      . " '
J   I lots of power, und can nlso claim to
WANTED   to   rent   houses.    Purtieslhe  the  largest  automobile  that  has,
call at our office every day lor j ever rome to Cranbrook.
houses. If you wish to rent sec! „ ,_.. — ,'. 7, .. , .
\r . n.„i -,i I President Taft calls the people of
us at once, kootenny Orchard ._ „,..„.. . ,. ' ..' . ..
, , . ,. „ „ „,„., I the I nlted States to witness that Mr
Land Co., \un Home street. _ .. ' . . ., , \\
                            Roosevelt   promised   to   be   satisucd |
SIX    HUNDRED    SHARES    Society | with two terms ol office; "AND" an-
Glrl   Mining   Stock  for snle at ***** Teddy, "I Intended you to have
only  six  cents.    Kootenay   Or-1 but one when I elected you."
chard Land Co. .Van Home St
HAVE VCM' any lots for sale? II so
see Kootenay orchard Land Co.
Van Home Street.
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Bi sines   Pictures
.1. McTnvlsb   ol   Jaflray,   had   the
J misfortune to break his artn on Tues-
RELIABLE HELP furnished on Bhoi'i | day   while   cranking un  automobile.
notice hy the kooteuny Employ-1 The accident occurred at Windermere
ment   Agency,   Van   Home St., | during   au   automobile   trip through
J. W. Robinson, Mgr.
Apply to Mrs. T. Walker
Harwell  Avenue
P.O. llox HIS, Cranhrook. H.C.-
the Upper Columbia Valloy.
It looks as If  it  was about time
that tbe School   Trustees   got   busy
; und tlnished the Public School.    The
hre escapes would look much nicer at-
! tached to the hullhing, nnd be more
l,4t useful an.l ornamental thnn lying on
< the ground.
I. K S T
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Brumes   Pictures
t"H"l"H">"M"Hl ..|..t"l"M"l"H''H"H«
We  arc  going  to  knock   the price ..l '-vers
..   we have on hand away down to Uock Buttom.
Buggies, Democrats. Delivery Rigs,
Surreys,   Log    Trucks,   Lumber
Wagons, Turin Wagons, Etc., Etc. .
Cranbrook Trading Co.       :
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E. cilnc, c.P.R. iralii despntcher,
left on Thursday afternoon on a bus-
, mess trip to Spokane.
Henry Daniels hits finished clearing
. his 5-ocre track, nnd will hnve It under ctiltivutlon next year.
A foot race took place at Uie race
Miss M. I. LaFleniire, left on Sun !,r"ck "" Wednesday evening. Ted
dny last for Lethhrldge, having re i Armstrong gave W. Dunstun a hnndl-
celved n telegram thut her brother ™" "' ',0 Varl,B in three-quarters of a
was seriously ill In n hospital in Unit ln,lB' Annstroug won handily. A
Pjty, ronslderiibli. number ol sports wlt-
  nessed the race.
Judge (I. II.
day lor Wilme
Gladstone   Moran,   while rilling  his I ■—--—"■
cycle on Van Home Street on ThurB-1    *''*>" strawberries, tomatoes, cher-
ilny was bitten hy a dog.   Chief How IllMl   wtt[K*   "nJ   raillshes,   received
.captured the dog which later on Wlls!<-••ll>, "' th" K,wl Kootenay Mercan-
Thompson left on Mon i ^||nt tile House,
umi Golden, to hold
sittings ol the County Court.
Messrs V, Hyde linker, (len. Hog-
garth and H. W. Supple were Halting
in the Kootenny lakes this week.
Monday,    June   "r-l, is the King's I   onvo Clrlfflth of wild Horse creek,
birthday and hits been |i.nrlalineil a ■ wn0   ,,„„ ,,„,„ ,tl   spoktine for     the
Al. Itaiivin who has heen managing
clerk nt the Crnnbrook Hotel hus resigned, uud his position will he filled
on June /st by A. A. Motcnlf of Med
iclne Hut.
Holiday    hy the (inventor
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If You
:; desire   to  obtain   ORCHARD  LANDS   in the
'.', Vicinity of Cranbrook or—
City Property
Life Insurance
Fire Insurance
Accident Insurance—
Mat. ol Italy Pure olive Oil Itivnl-
unble for Salmis at Campbell and
Willi   West   Pictures  ul   the   Edison
tonight; Buffalo Hill. Pawnee lllll
mth their bund ot scouts uuil Indian
The Agricultural Association has
Increased Its tueinhershlp from 10G tu
51S. This is largely due to the effort
ol the women ol the Farmers' Institute, who have canvassed Cranhrook
and the district securing f.O'i new
members In nil.
Mr. F. .1. I.lllespie nl Vancouver,
president ol the (illlenple Limited
Ileal l.'stnt,' Co., wits In the city till,
week. Mr. (Illlnsplc Is an old timer
nntl business mnn in this province,
truck ol land lust outside ol lhe city I and his mnny li lends in Cranbrook
nas heen  making  extensive improve    wus pleased to see lilm.
■iienta, ami will 'wive his Inn.I shortly I       ,   .. 	
under cultivation, '' •» H r    v ■    * *' » » « T
.  Kllby    Fl limes    Pictures
Mr.   Chas.   II.   Ward  has  purchased! *
the residence of Mr. B. L. Drown on]    "  |N uxpaoted   thai   the  "Made lu
llurwell  Avenue,  and  there  Is riinsl !l! n1""  eihlbltlon  train  will   stop
.|ii|ii|.i|ii|isj..|»|..|..|..|i.|«|i.|ii|..|ii|i.|ii|ii|ii|ii|, .|..|..|..|..|"|..|..f"|..|"|..|..|..|..|..|. |n|i |..|. I"|.
I; Safety Deposit jj
For Rent By
$5.00 a Year &
***** *********i+*+4++. ***+**+*****+**+ ini **'
"      HEAD   OFFICE
past two weeks, having Ills eyes operated on. returned to Cranbrook oo
Siilnlav  Inst,
Scott   lllll,    who   owns   a  lu acre
The Holler Skating rink lu the Au
dttorlutn Will  be opened shortly. . ,       .      ,
Watcb lor the opening ol the Roller | ,i"['M<' speculation us to whnl be Is i »• I ranl.ria.k on its way to tin const
,£ Skating Hmk
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truing to do with It.
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Ktatnes    Pictures
'■'. If there   is  anything   wc   can do for you, our ■■
'■'. services are cheerfully at your disposal.
Kot    a    healtliy    Invigorating  dunk
use Rose  l.tme Juice and  Lime  Jltlee
Cordial  to he hud at Campbell  nnd
! [*************************** llll I HI I H I *•*** fanning'.
provincial name Warden A. Ilryun.
wnn in town Wednesday consulting
.lame., Hales, local game warilen, on
olllrlal  liulilfiess
Mi    and   Mrs    .1.   (J   Smith  loll   to
dlty   lm    I'llinoiitoli,   to   attend   the
Oeneral nHBoinhly of the prmiliyteiian
}   Chiireli In Canada.
In     F    W.   Orflon   received   Ills   new
automobile on Thursday. II is un
Oaklnnd, nnd In one of tlm hantlHoino
est. oars In the city.
Dining    the   uutmiirr
K II Minnll uud Ml A. II Urn
itette ol Winnipeg, lull ou Mnlldny for
Ihe Winileiinele co unity Mr lira
sette I.i an  Insurance num.
Hie train Is made up of in curs ol
culilhlts of Kastern Manufacturing
*•''. i'. Oonrnrl ol Missoula, Mont,,Ilinns,   Tht train Is the result ol the
was   in   the   city this week looking i efforts ol the Qnnndlnn Horn* Murvet
over   the   situation,   and expects to AMOOllltlon.
open  up  a  ilrst class   Jewelery store'   ... 	
here In the neat future. I    "'"   '"'""l"'    l'l""""   nre    moving
  ! buck Intn the Orange hull on Friday
night,   J lino 7th.   In connection with
  ,    .     millllll«   tllO t|||,   „„,|    lm,   m(,ny   |ww   llimnlHir,
crnnbrook   ,ii„,riet   it, ,,   pnriultM. th«t nr« jolnln-f tbey   have   decided
Many t..un.,.H will  llml the ronds in  ,„   „lv0  „   .,„ „.'„„,,„     g   w„
e.ceieni conditions nnd the weather A„ ,„,,„,,„ Men ftnd th,i"r v/lv«« are
nne i.,i laintiltiK. I nH| |„||y   luvlied   to   he present on
| this night.
Win.   Myers,  ol   Fori   Steele  was  III
town   Sundry IiiiiI.     Mr.   Myers    In]    K|„hlr„,     ,„„.„,    Hm„|      ,   t
now  engntte.l   in   developing  Ihe  lltlr  | ,„„    hlrk       A    |,lttt>  ,„    „,„„
"ll in literal claim, n cpucr propoUy   who „,,„, ,„ Ht,  M„,.y.H ,„,,„     ,
 **"' "'  "'"   ___ '"' "*"■ 0.1  Will, a cntCl, ..( three,  which   Z,
duplicated hy another party |„ -flip,-,
I. l'l S T     Y  III     V (I 11 (I |" T        l.akeH;   and   a   llllinliei    thai   went   tu
Kllby   Fi'times   Pictures catch, whllo Mivoml purlieu who llsh
ed on si   .loHcph creek  tiiudit   fairly
Toddy   llootievell   la  a  great  Irletnl   l"IM|l catcheii
of  Hie  woi'vtltg   mult,    on   Metnnrlnl
liny, he iidtlrsnsoil u litriio gathering w, w. kiliiy
"I   lhe   llioihethood   ol   l.ocoiiioltve |   PIlAC'l'ICAI. PIOTUItU FUAMUR
Kngliieeie at llettyoburg, Pa. j ARMDTHUNU AVKNUB
I P. BURNS & CO. Ltd. |
"Shamrock Brand"
M"t"M"M "H-H- III. MM 11 ******* ',
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|| The Goods I
ii Hose
Screen Doors ii
I Freezers
Refrigerators jj
The Monarch Range
"The Best Made"
J. D. McBride
Cranhrook, B. C. - . Phone 5
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