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 T 'tirwy Leg. Aesetn.   Sept. 5.-13.
Signet RINGS
Another assortment just in
From $1,75 to $15.00
W. H. Wilson's
Jeweler & Optician
VOL. 18
$2.0(1 Per Year
No: 31
High School Exams.
The romiltH of tbe June examinations held ln the high schools ot the
province were made public by the department of education lust Thursday.
The Cranbrook students did remarkably well, 99 per cent of those who
wrote on the examination passing.
Of the 11192 candidates wlm presented themselves, lUr>H passed, the num.
borB at the several centres being as
Number   No.
of       uf
Oaadldates.   Pass
Armstrong       20        15
Ohllliwack    42       nr,
Crnnbrook       11 »
Creston      12 7
Cumberland     14 7
Duncan       14 8
Enderhy     IU H
Penile     15 '        H
Oolden      3 1
Grand Porks     10        12
KamloopB     25        17
Kaslo     0 2
Kelowna    20        17
Ladysmlth      17        11
Nanaimo        39 25
Nelson     45 27
New Westminster   125       92
Peachland       8 4
Penticton      21        16
Prince Rupert      9 2
Revelstoke    20 14
Rossland         19        9
Bnlmon Arm     HI 8
Summerlnnd      10 6
Vnncouver        579     457
North Vancouver     19        19
Vernon      13 4
Victoria   247       214
Whltehorse      3 3
Total    1392      H158
Cranbrook Superior school: Prelim
inary course, junior grade; maximum
marks, 1,000. Number of candidates,
6; passed 5:
Thomas R. Pennefather, 707; Ruth
M. Stephens, C80; J. Wilfred Dallas,
677; Jessie McDonald, 637; H. Kdith
Caslake, 511.
Advance course, junior grade; mail
mum marks 1,000. Number of candidates, 4; passed 4.
Sarah Palmer, 683; Jessie Kennedy
592; Sybil D. White, 587; Marshal H.
B. Barton, 555.
Private smtty:   preliminary course,
junior grude; maximum marks, 1,000
Number of candidates, 1; passed, 0.
Creston Superior school: Preliminary course, Junior grade; maximum
marks 1,000. Number of candidates,
10; pnssed 6.
Bertha A. Hurry, 711; Vera M. Hus
croft, 658: Effle P. Arrow-smith, 613:
Roy J. Stocks, 587; Melva L. Cart-
wright 564; Ethel C. Huscrott, 517.
Advance course, junior grade; mail
mum murks, 1,000.    Number of candl
dates, 1; passed 1.
Clara 13. Knott. 526
Pull course, (junior grade; maximum
marks, 1,200. Number ot candidates,
I;  passed 0.
Cumberland high school: Preliminary junior grade, maximum marks,
1,000. Number of candidates, 4;
passed 4.
Helen Freeman, 649; Janet E. Robertson, 560; Marlon Gray, 520; Han-
nab Harrison, 511,
Advanced courso, junior grade;
maximum marks, 1,000. Number of
candidates, 5; passed 3.
Harold L. Precmnn, 685; John Russell, 657; Janet E. Whyte. 561.
Courtenuy Public school: Prellmin
ary course, junior grade;' maximum
marks, 1,000. Number of candidates,
3; passed, 0.
Advance course, junior grade; tnaxl
mum marks, 1,000. Number of candidates, 2; passed, 0,
Pernie high school: Preliminary
course, junior grade; maximum mark
1,000. Number of candidates 6; passed. 3.
Rheta Hamilton, 584; D. Allison
.lay, 554; Gladys I. Robertson, 545.
Advance course, junior grade; maxi
mum marks, 1,000. Number uf candidates, 7; passed 5.
Elsie Woodhouse, 620; Isahel Dickon
45;  James Linn, 535; Dorothy Henderson, 518;   Mnrgarct A. Robertson,
Pull course, junior grude; maximum
marks, 1200. Number of candidates,
1, passed, 0.
Intermediate grade, maximum mark
1,200. Number of candidates, 1.
passed, 0.
Golden high school; Preliminary
course, junior grade; maximum mark
1,000.      Number     of    candidates, 1,
Local Items
See whnt these shirts are like at
0. C. S. before paying Sllcts more
for thc same article elsewhere.
The Cranbrook Hand boys held
their concert on the Band stand ae
previously announced through these
columns uud delighted their audience
with the classical music they discoursed. Their services were given
gratis nnd for tbls renson was all
the more appreciated. "It ls hoped
that we may have another opportunity to hear them" was the remark
mnde by many ot the audience.
Sherwood's Banana Chltney at
Pink's Pure Pood Grocery.
11.00 Hhirts at 45c-C. 0. S.
B. IH ion, uf St. Thomas, Ont., was
visiting hln son and daughter at
Oranbrook this week. Mr. Dixon is
nu old time llshermnu and hunter but
he says tbat the trout caught In St.
Marys Lake are tbe largest and gamiest of tbe trout species. He ulso
speaks very highly of the accommodations received at the Lake Shore
Hotel. Mr. H. Lunn provides every
thing needful lor the llshermen und
pleasure seekers who go to the Lake.
I   think we mentioned lt before—but
The Bull River hotel which Is being built on the Bull River townsite
for J. Bates ot this city Is proceeding with nil rapidity. We are Informed thnt thle week will seethe tlrst
story up and In all probability tho
fall will see It completed. This hotel
will be a big addition to this town-
site und tn the district It will eerve
and the users of this convenience cnn
rely on the proprietor giving them
the best of service.
fl.M Shirts ut 45C-C. 0, S.
A shipment of Trunks, Suitcases,
Gripe, etc., In CRANBROOK TRAD
ING 00,
On Monday, Mr. D. McDonald purchased the Wentworth Hotel from J.
McTnvlsh. Mr. McDonald Is an old
timer In Cranbrook, having formerly
been proprietor of tho Manitoba hotel, which he was forced lo dispose
of un account nf III health. Mr. Mc
Donald hns a host of friends In this
city   who   will   he pleased  to loara
Ruth E. Kenny, 512
Intermediate course, maximum
marks, 1,200. Number of candidates
2, passed, 0.
Armstrong high school. Preliminary course, junior grade; maximum
marks 1,000. Number ol candidates,
11, passed. 9.
Mary B. Townsentt, BCD; orover It.
Burnett, 642; Mary W. Wright, -J38
Greta H. McKee, 606; Margaret Mell-
ieh, 596; Mary H. Petrle, 574; Jean
It, Murray, 544; Amy G. Smiley, 529,
Violet A. Hamill, 512.
Advanced course, junior grade;
mnslmum marks, 1,000. Number ot
candidates, 9; passed 6.
Amelia A. McCalliim. 593; Muy 0.
B. Cary, 564; Violet I. McTavloh, 582
Ells-abeth M. Brett, 529; Mary J.
Marshall, 524; Emily R. Cary, 516.
tbat be is again in business here.
He is a llrst-clasB hotel man nnd his
patrons may be assured ot the beet
accommodations possible.
Hosiery. The Bnest in Crnnbrook,
tor Indies ond children, nt reduced
prices, this week only, at East Kootenay Mercantile Co
$1.00 Shirts at 45c-C. ('. S.
lf yotl want a reliable aud reasonable job of plumbing done or sewer
age connections mnde, call up Ed. P.
Johnson on phone 267. 28-tf.
J. McTnvlsh has sold the Went
worth hotel to Mr. D. Mac Donald.
Mr. McTaviah Is nn old timer in the
district, having formerly been In the
hotel business in Moyie, coming to
Cranbrook some three years ago. Mr-
McTavlsh has always rendered to Ine
patrons such good service tbat there
are a large number of these will regret his retiring from the business.
Mr. nnd Mrs. McTavlsh will leave in
a few days on u visit to thc east and
upon their return will locate Inthls
1   think we mentioned It before—hut
Mr. P. P. Cnrre, representative ot
the Northern Olrotllatlon Oo. of Montreal, Is paying a visit to Cranbrook
and taking a great interest In the
Circulation Contest now being held
liy the prospector. Mr. Cnrre has
has heen running n contest at Moose
Jnw In the interests of the Moose
Jnw Times, nnd reports having added
over 1000 new renders to thc paper's
circulation. Mr. Cnrre is assisting
Mr. McAlpinc In connection with tho
Prospector's contest which In nrous-
ing so much interest these last few
Crosse ft llluckwcM's called Al
nuiiids In glnss ut Pink's Puro Pood
The Soclul ('lull of the Knox
Church entertained their friends at
an opening social ou the Munse lliwlt
on Monday evening Inst. A good
mimical program wus followed by
refreshments und games. There witr
a large attendnnee and n very en
Joynble evening wns spout. The club
wlsltus to extend tbeir thanks tt,
those friends who helped muke the
entertainment such n success and ex
tend   a   henrty   invitation    to   any
Robert A. Pye Wins $50
Cash Prize and Leads Contest at
End of Second Period
Candidates now on home stretch and Contest will all be over two weeks from
to-night—Active,  Energetic and Resourceful Contestants will Win
—Now is the time to Boost for your Kavorite Candidate
—Material   Evidence  now   Required—Last
Period  Sees Great   Circulation
Robert A.   Pye     499,2
Miss Annie Wise     487,600
Miss Margaret Huberts     469,01)0
). B.  Henderson     aSK.ooo
Mrs. John Wolf      88,601
Mrs.  F. F.  Patrick  55,001
Mrs. J.  Draper    24,000
Mrs. C.  Hilton      21.000
Miss Sadie Moran     45.000
Mr.  A.   Fortier     26,000
The second period of the prospector's contest came to an end on Wednesday night. The contest tor the
•fi0.no cash prize ended at the same
time and to say that the competition
for this prize was strenuous, is but
putting it mildly. Robert A. Pye,
the youngest contestant in the held
is the winner of tbe casta prize and
with it, the leadership in the great
contest. Today, he is receiving congratulations trom many friends who
are glad to hear of his success and
his ambitions nre now set on the cap
ital prize. Master Pye will be one ot
the strongest contenders for the first
place when the contest closes.
There are a number of other nctive
candidates who accomplished splendid results during the second period.
Time will not permit of going into
detnils but the votes published to the
credit of the different contestants
speaks volumes. No one has a lead
which cannot be overtaken and the
race will be won by those who puts
forth their best efforts during the remaining days   of   the   contest.    Por
the steady  worker  there Is yet tbe
opportunity of a lifetime.
Nearly everybody reads the Prospector now.
The candidates in the great voting
contest are turning in subscriptions
faster than the circulation department, with its increased force, can
handle them. No effort Is being spar
ed to start the new orders with the
utmost despatch; however, when the
conjestion is considered, the circulation staff is doing well indeed.
The quality of the Prospector, as a
newspaper, (not an organ) and the
earnestness of the many candidates
presenting its claims to recognition,
provide an irreBlstahle combination. I
Each week the contest shows an la-
crease over the preceedlng week and
the aggregate means hundreds of new
paid in advaace subscriptions for the j
The above in a source of satisfac-
tlon to the advertisers whose message
Is carried to a larger number of home
than ever before; satisfaction to the '
readers who hod every  page ol thel
Prospector more appealing than ever;
satisfaction to the candidates who
ure working for tne votes which will
win them the $2,000 In prizes and
satisfaction to the Prospector, whicli
duds In' all this, ample justification
for the inauguration of the grent con
test enterprise.
Tne value of the cupital prize Is so
great and the competition for it is
so eager that the contest is taking
00 the character of a political campaign. Many rumors ol the proposed
plans of the candidates are current
but it is exceedingly difficult to arrive at a correct estimate of the resources und intentions of any candidate. In fact it can safely he .declared tbat the real purpose of the
workers will not be revealed until the
contest is over. The contest department knows very little regarding the
work which will he performed during
the next two weeks. The concern ot
the contest staff is in the general results and the contest. Such conll-
dences ub are given by the contestants will he respected and those who
hope to learn something of the plans
of their rivals will be unable to learn
from the Prospector. The beBt possible way is to proceed without regard to what the others are doing.
The most votes wilt win, therefore
get the most votes.
Tbe contest, will close on August 17
There will be no extentiou under uny
pretext. This means that just two
weeks remain in which to win the
valuable prizes. Every day is an important one. Don't neglect n single
opportunity to secure tbe winning
youngperson   not   connected   with   11
slmiliar society to become .members.
Sbarwood's "School Boy" Toffee
-a delicious confection--at Fink's
-ure Pood Grocery.
Lome Adnir was accidentally killed on Sunday last at the C.P.R.
Camp 6, llllll River. Coroner J. M.
Hell held an inquest on Wedoesday,
tbe jury giving In a verdict ol accidental death. His remains will be
shipped tp Couhurg, Ont., on Saturday. The accident occured while
piling ties, these were being placed
against a tree but proved too heavy
for its support; thc tree snupped,
struck the deceased and knocked him
into the river. His body was carried 10 miles to the road and
brought by team to Wardner where
undcrtnkee MncPheraon, ot Cranhrook
took charge.
Hosiery. Thc linest In Cranbrook,
for ladles und children, nt reduced
prices, this week only, at East Kootenny Mercantile Co
lt is Interesting to note the difference In the rainfall and warm days
ol this year as compared with last
year. It will be seen that the rain-
full for June nud July was this year
unusually heavy as compared with
last year; the warm days are about
the same. The rainfall fnr the month
of June of lust year was 2} inches,
lu July I-12th Inches only. The ruin-
full for this year was for June 0| in.
nml for July lit Inches. The warmest
day recorded last year wns the i'i ol
June reached 92 degrees niniimum;
and for the month of July the 25th
It reached 01 degrees maximum This
year the 24th of June proved the hottest of that month reaching 96 deg.
max.; and for tho month of July the
80th Is recorded the highest wltll 89
deg. max. These tlgurcB were furnlBh
ed us hy the Government officials.
A two reel feature, "Called Uack,"
(ronu E. Convers famous Novel, at
the Edison Theatre,
the property on the ground that the
sale was illegal. In the British Columbia Supreme Court the action
was dtmieaed; in the British Columbia Court of Appeals It met the same
fate; but the Supreme Court ol Canada took tbe ground that Anderson
was right and ordered that he get
back his land. Yesterday the Privy
Council decided that the Ralston Interest bad no ground for appeal,
which ends the case. Anderson will
now take possession of the land, val
ued at half a million dollars. It
was sold for unpaid taxes originally
for 1195.50.
who,   with  their  Irietuls,   will  attend
the church ln u body.
Sold for $195,50
A ruble bus heen received thut an
appeal In the case of Anderson vs
Ralston, which hnd been curried by
tbe defense to the privy council, baa
been dismissed with costs. The case
Is the most Important real estate
net Ion ever tried In British Columbln
und the decision will probnbly affect
upward ot ten million dollars worth
ol property.
Anderson, who Is an ex-mayor of
Vancouver, was In the early days the
owner of n large tract of laud ln
South Vnncouver, He allowed It to
be sold for tales In 1900. Two years
ago he brought uu uctlon to recover
Knights of  Pythias
On Sunday AuguBt 4th, tbe Kuigbl
of Pythias Lodge will hold tbelr annual Decoration Services nnd Church
It Is to be hoped that all members
and visiting brethren will be at tbe
K. of P. Hall punctual nt II o'clock,
on Sunday afternoon, from where the
Lodge in n body are going to march
in a body to the cemetery to pay re-
upect to their departed brethren.
This ceremony Is very Impressive
and should be witnessed by all.
Tbe church parade will leave the
Hall at 7.20 p.m., and march to the
Methodist Church where u service will
he conducted by Rev, Bison Dunham.
Presbyterian Church
Rev.  W.  Kelmun Thomson
Morning   service, subject "Fnith".
Evening   service,   subject   "Christian
Epworth League's Social
The Epworth League of the Methodist Church gave a novel social evening lust Tuesday night, when Miss
Grace Bonner, Elocutionist, rendered
un Interesting program in the Church
Impersonating the severnl characters
of the play "Esmeralda". After the
program, adjournment was made to
tbe parsonage lawn where refreshments were served. The young |»o-
ple had tastefully derornted booths
set here und there, nnd the surroundings were replete with bunting, und
the grounds were brilliantly lighted.
Miss Bonner gave a short program
on tbe lawn In her Inlmltnhle way tn
the delight of a large company.
The Innovation of having u pro
fesslonul entertainer provide the entire program was u pleasant depur-
ure from the time worn, stereotyped
garden party.
Methodist Church
Rev. W. Klsnn Dunham
Sunday Services: The pastor will
preach   ut   11:00 n.m.   nnd 7 SI) p.m.
Morning subject "A Series ot Bible
Studles.-The Epistle of James."
Evening subject: "Friendship-
The evening service will be devoted
especially to the Knights of Pythias,
Thos. Peeling ot Bull River, who
hits been lnid in the St. Eugene Hos-
pitul for some weeks died on Friday,
suffering from heart trouble. Undertaker W. R. Beatty has charge of tlic
remains halding the same for Instructions from bis relatives.
MrB. Lydia Northrup, mother of
Mrs. James Ryan nf Vancouver,
late of Cranhrook, passed away very
quietly on Saturday, July 27th In
that city. Many n person in Crnnbrook will mourn her loss for she
wns well known und very highly respected, having many friends hy her
sweet ways und kindly actions. It
seems, thttt she with her daughter an
other friends hnd gone to Stanley
Park and hud only just arrived when
with hull u turn she laid her head
on her daughter'*) shoulder nnd
quietly, without nny motion passed
away; so quickly did her spirit pass
thut upon the cull of the daughter
ber friends were astonished, us she
Imd uever suffered or complained of
being ill. The body Is being tnken
tn St John. N.B.. where it will he
interred alongside of her husband
und son. Mrs. Noble is ncrompun-
Ing the body on its journey.
It is with deep regret thut we have
to publish the death ol Alice Plorloi
Livingston, the Infant daughter ol
Mr. and Mrs. Jobn K Livingston ol
tbls city. The little one pnssed n-
wuy ut the Cottage Hospital,Monday
July 22nd, ut the age of II months
and k dnys. Tin: child bail been laid
sick for same time nt home afterward
being removed to the Cottage llospi
tal where she received tin- most careful ol attention hv Nurse Salmon und
Dr. Green who wns In uttetiduace; In
spite of ull their efforts the little one
pni.Hcil away.
Card of Thanks
To the kind friends uud neighbors
who so willingly nsslsteil us during
the sickness unit deuth of our beloved little linlic, we wish to liipreei
r heartfelt I hunks, ftlio to those
Rending dowers. Muy the Lord hlesn
yon nil and satire you such sorrow is
our sincere wish.
Mr. und Mrs.  J. E. Livingston
Council Meeting
A special meeting of the city council wus held in the council chambers
on Wednesday evening, there being
present Mayor Bowness, and Aldermen   Clapp, Cameron and Campbell.
After considerable discussion the
following motion was made;
Moved by Alderman Clapp and
Cameron, that the Municipal Council
of the city of Crnnbrook, in council
assembled resolve that the following
local Improvements tie made;
That a cement sidewalk, commencing from the alley on Van Home
street, thence to Baker street, thence
eaBt on the south side of Uaker
street to Hanson Avenue, thence east
to Armstrong avenue, thence east to
of Baker street from the Imperial
Bank corner east to Kdison Theatre.
The expense of laying said sidewalk will be pnld as follows: 76
per cent by the property owners, and
2f> per cent by the city.
The account of A. Martin, re H.
Moore, was returned with the Intor-
motiou that the council repudiate
said account. This was an account
rendered for the caring of and boarding a patient in the isolation hospital without information or instruction from the proper authorities.
Moved by Aldermen Campbell and
Cameron, that when the street improvement funds are expended, the
Board of Works stop all work. Carried.
A communication from McCnllum & j
Co.,    re    the    fence   ground   thB new
Post   Ofllce    wi.b   received and filed. I
On motion of Alderman Campbell and
Clapp    that   Alderman  .Johnson,  the |
mayor and city solicitor be appointed
;u committee to interview McCallum
lift Co., re the removal of the fences.
Moved by Aldermen Clapp and
Cameron that By-law No. ill be read
l ft flrst aud second time. On motion
i the council resolved into a committed
. of the whole, with the mayor in tho
chair to consider By-law 111.
Bald by-law is to regulate Chinese
laundries within the city limits.
'The by-law provides that Chinese
laundries and stores shall be allowed
in blocks 35 and 36, and part of lot
144, ami in no other portion ol the
Ou rising the committee reported
i that they had considered said by-law
[111, clause by clause, and recom-
J mended it for a third reading.
J Said by-law on motion was then
read a third time.
Leave was granted to introduce
by-law No. 112. Said by-law was
Introduced and read a flrst and second time. The Council then resolved
into a committee of the whole to
consider said by-law US. On rising
the committee reported that satd bylaw had bcen eonstdereh, and be
read a third time, Said by law was
then read a third time.
Moved hy Aldermen Clapp and
Cameron that by-law No. 110 be.
I read and finally adopted. Carried
| On motion of Aldermen Campbell
[and Cameron, the city clerk was Instructed to write the president and
directors of the Kootenay Telephone
lines regarding the present service.
That section of the telephone by-law
must be observed.
Council adjourned.
Summer School
The summer school held at Moyie
last week by the Kast Kootenay district of the Methodist church, was an
unqualified success.
The camp was situated at Aurora
Cove on the opposite side of the lake
from Moyie, tbe location was an admirable one, and owing to the generosity of Mr. K. A. Hill, who with
his gasoline launch met every train,
no inconvenience whatever was experienced because of the isolation of the
Tne department of Bible study under the direction of Rev. K. A.
Smith was a grand series on the life
if Paul. Mr. Smith dealt with his
subject in a broad way. His viewpoint was that of modern scholarship, which linked with a sincere
spiritual interpretation made every
lecture an inspiration. The geniality,
comradeship and wit of Mr. Smith
had no smalt part in making the
school, as a whole, a splendid sue
llev. W. Irwin, of the Department
of Social and Moral Return., presented the social problem facing tbe
church in a truly scientific treatment
Mining About Perry Creek
Messrs Bright and Haynton, of Wisconsin, were In town last week making preparations for the starting up
of the big hydraulic plant at Perry
Creek. In conversation with a "Pros
pector" representative, Mr. Bright
said: "We have been up to tbe mine
and find tbe conditions nre moBt sat-
tsfactary; we shall return to Wisconsin and settle all matters with the
estate of Mr. Trowe, who died last
year, and return iu about two weeks
when we shall immediately commence
operations. We shall work as long
ss the season lasts. The big steam
shovel has received a diamond drill
and the ground at depth will be
fully tested preparatory to commencing operations.
Work on n number of gold quarts
properties is progressing and It is
eipected that next year will nee inln-,
lug resumed on a much larger scale
than ever on Perry Creek.
>f the whole field of economics from
a Christian standpoint. These lec-
ures created considerable discussion
and laid the claims and tbe field of
Socialism clearly before the school.
Rev. J. P. Went man gave a number
of addresses on "Adolescence"—-the
importance ot gripping the life ol the
child and Implanting there high ideal
which when worked out make the boy
and girl fit to take up the great task
of noble citizenship. These studies,
so ably led by Mr. Wcstman, were
simply Invaluable to parents and
Rev. Dr. White, Superintendent of
B.C. Missions presented the problem-*
the church is facing on home fields.
This led to a wide discussion of tbe
necessity of introducing institutional
methods in all of the Up country
work of the church.
Before the breaking up of camp, It
was unanimously resolved to arrange
for a larger school of the same na*
tare in the same place next year
There were forty persons in attendance at the school this year and it
is expected that double tbat number
will go into camp next year.
On Wild Horse creek, Adam Wise
has struck a ten inch seam of Oe*
lena. As the drift is only nbout tea
feet and the seam gradually widening
the property has the ear marks of a
Col. Oeorge Doherty has resumed
work on his gold property on Brewery Creek. The drift is in 74 feet,
the quartz showing good values In
gold. "The Colonel" is very much
excited over the conditions and expects experts in to examine and report on the property.
! The Banks Bros, are clearing out
tbe shafts and drifts of the Dardanel-
i les mine, nnd will do considerable
I work on tbe property thle fall.
They are maving preparations for
Crown gtantlng of the same.
Wm. Myers property on Victoria
(iulch, the Kootenny King Mine, is
under option to American capitalists
who are expected to tnke over the
property In about three weeks. Thle
Is a silver-lead proposition with a
large showing of ore.
Railroad Board
A board of conciliation has been
granted by the labor department un
der the Industrial act, to the Canadian Brotherhood of Railroad Kmploy
es, In response to an application
which touches a new Held of railroad
Ing  the  binding   together  of  railway
larks, baggagemen, freight handlers,
truckers and checkers into one organ
/Minn akin to that which conductor
engineers, trninmcu and telegraphers
now belong.
Death of  Emperor
No Official message trom the Japan
CM Consul al Vancouver has been rt
eel veil at Crnnbrook regarding In
nt met I oris for the memorial services
m the death of the Mikado.
Since the receipt of the sad news
I'ngs have been at half-mast
All public III nO tlon I will await ,ad
vicm from the .lapaneee Consul nnd
will be conducted colncldently with
those of other cities nnd towns In
this province.
Forestry Coavention
Ottawa, Aug. 1st.. - Arrangements
are now under way for th** Dominion
Forestry Convention to be held In
Victoria, B.C., on Hept. 4. fi & li.
The Convention is called hy the Can
adlan Forestry Association on the in
vltatlnti of the government of Britten
Columbia. Hir Richard McBrlde,
Premier of British Columbia, and
I Hon. W R. Ross, Minister of LiuuU,
are taking a keen personal Interest
In the meeting, and will address the
delegates, Mr. .Tames l.awl*r, Ottawa, Secretary of the Canadian Forestry Assoclaslou, has been both on
the pacific Coast and as far east as
Quebec City, swinging the details
of the meeting, and he states that
great Interest is being taken In It.
Tbe railroads have agreed to give
grently reduced fares for the round
trip to delegates from all parts of
Canada and a numlH-r of noted
spankers have signified their Intention of being present, and everything
looks favorable for a large gathering THE PROSPECTOR,  CRANBROOK, B.C.
) PHONE 340 !
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The   Struggle   for   World
McLeod, Alta.,
July 20, 1912
Dear Tom:
I am just off to  Klko  lulls
for a fortnight. Fishing.
Write me there any day this
week or next.   No need to brinK
any  Tackle  at  all, we can get
suitably  supplied right there at
Yours, etc.,
Tli? constantly recurring spectre ofithe   end   result   only iu disaster toI
an   Anglo-German   war   must   in'  -t herself,   anh  which,   even  in the re
source   ai   surprise *•' many Western  mote   contingency    oi    hev    success,'
Canadians., .uui more particularly tu  would cost her dear, yet the nervous-
the   youngei    generation,    who have ness of the world's financiers, nud of
gruwu   up    amler   tht' pt-acfful Influ-   English   statesmen, shows that there I
ence   ot   an   age    ol   agriculture, in  must    tu*   foundation   for this idea, i
which even ttic Fenian raid, tbe Rid  Hard as it is to fathom the underly-
1 outbreak,   mul tiie stories of the In-ling   motives   and   often uuconfi-sseil
diau ranis assume almost as histon*  main springs of Individual action, it]
eal an aspect as tbe wars of the Na-   is necessarily harder still  to penetrate
poleuiuc   period     or the strum-les ofior   understand the minds of nations,
the ancient   world   in  classical  times.   It    must   not  he forgotten( however,
it is hard for those who live under that while on the surface Gorman
the safe and almost ideal conditiOUS I policy may seem to tie merely a de-
whlcb exist on the centre of this
sufficient to purchase or construct
two hnttlesliips or armoured cruisers  of   the   intfifit   Dreadnought
type, giving to the admiralty full
discretion to expend the snid sum
at such  time and   for  such  purposes of naval defence as iu their
judgement may  bOBt serve  to  increase the united strength of the
Umpire and thus ennire its pence
and security."
Seventy-four mo inborn voted tor thu]
amendment, Including   Mr.    Bordon, j
Mr. Poator, Mr. Doherty, Mr. Pcvley,
Colonel Hughes, Dr, Hold, Mi. tiroth-
era, Dr, Roche and Mi   Durroll.   Mr
Monk  uad an 'iniemiineiit  uf his own,
naltlng thai  tho   whole   nuoatlon   be
aubmlttod  to a  ploblaclto*    Onlj  t«
mombors voted lor  thla amondtnunt,
these Including throe mombora of the
prosonl  cabinet   Messrs.  Monv,  Nun
tol find Dohertj     Mi   Monk ami Mi.
\mitel   voted   ngulnsl   Mr. Borden'.,
amendment,  hul   Mr,   Dohorty   voted
(oi   it.     Mi     Monk   -.aid   thai   he   tic
Uoved Mr. Uonlon's plan was far better  than Sh Wilfrid**, hul he would
Include   In   tho   ploblaclto   na tie did
not   lu'lieve  there  was  a  grave emiT-
LM'uey.    Bvery  Uihernl In  parliament
voted  against   Mr.   Dordon'B  proposition
The premier ovtdontly adheres to
the view which tie espressrd two and
a half years ngo. He is prepared to
nsh tho Canadian parliament for an
early contribution, which probably
means at tbo time when parliament
meets in November. This vote is to
be a supplement to the programme
Ol the Kiist Lord of the Admiralty
and will thus add two ships to the
Dreadnought licet ordered for the
next two years.—News Advertiser.
J;    A. jolllffe, Prop.       -      Norbury Ave.
sire for colonies, or for commercial
triumphs, to which she may think
England bars the way, there is usual
ly    BOme sentiment underlying polic
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;   Temperance
£    Drinks   of   all   kinds can lie had at my store for
use during the coming hot weather.
Thirteen different tlavours.
In Russia's case the keynote of her
policy has been tbe old dreiim of her
great emperor of a sen port in tbe
sunny south. In France since 1871,
it has been the lost provinces, In
Italy there must ever he. now that
the old motive of the restoration of
the temporal power to tbe state has
passed iiway, the memories of the
planned undent glories of Home. Japan und
China have the old arrogance and
contempt   for   the barbarians of the
Dalton's Lemonade
& Lime Juice
I    Just   received   a   Carload   ul   Six  Hundred Cases
Fremont Grape Juice.    An unfermented
Grape   Temperance   Wine.
A lull line ot domestic and loreiyn   wine,   liquors
and cigars.    Bar Glasses, et>.
■ TTTI I TTTTT TTT Til TT Tl r I IT r *  f"!'TTT PIT I "Ft TTT ■
tineut fully tu realize tbe suspicious
conditions of armed neutrality  under
! which tiie nations ol Europe live, ur
the intrigues which go on day by day
in the countries across the Atlantic
to gain some fancied or real advantage in the struggle fur commercial
supremacy und world domination,   it
{all seems unreal at this distance. It
needs an intimate acquaintance with
mudein diplomacy and a close study
uf history, not as a mere matter uf
events ot dates, hut as a chronicle of
motives, ambitions and
moves towards definite ends, to enable   one Intelligently   to understand
the    moves on the checker board   or j outer world, hidden for a time under
the nations. ,<„.   knowledge   that  the   barbarians
This Inability which comes from have somehow gotten ahead iu Borne
environment, education, uud totally things, and must he Imltlated till
different conditions of life is almost tho old supposed superiority is resits   marked   south    of   the line us in  tored.
Canada, although in the United •„ the British case the love of the
■States, the force nf events, and'the sea and the tradition
gradual rise Of that country into a j wealth and adventure uud carrying
world power has to a certain extent freedom and love of liberty with the
educated many men of affairs and flag, huve been a tradition certainly
brought the pres- and public into -roni before Kli/.aheth's time, per-
touch with these matters from the Imps dating back to n dim memory
view puiat of Rurope. I -,f the stories of sailors of Carthago
In International affairs, that which nnd of Tyre.
| is ardently desired, or believed, hus a j    |n   t,.(, ..m||!(n  m,m,  (h(!.,(1 ^  m_
D unCttnny j hap», n sentiment hardly admitted,
almost unconscious in the musses,
dimly perceived liy some of their
loudlng men, cropping out vaguoly in
the utterances of the Kaiser, suggested In the philosophical and historical writings of Hegel and other
iiiialystH of history, and shown in
tho   relations   existing   between tier |
Has Hurt Immigration
j way ot coming around iu
j manner, winch might lead us to lina-
•j-*  poelte huiiia
I , harping on
often    guided   hy   some unknown
ntrol from tho great bruin of coin-
site humanity.   It is this constant
the  danger  of  war which
the real danger point In the situ
turn existing between the two coun*
j | tries,   ami   which  lends such nu Importance   t<>   tin-   question   of what
part  Canada   is   going   to   play in
standing hy the old Hag, ami m cleat
iug   lhat   auxiliary   protection   tn  tin-
Mrs. Simpson Hayes of Winnipeg,
a well known story writer, was
of the passengers on tiie Empress of
Britain last week, returning home
from a tour of Wales uud tbe North
of Ireland, in the interests of feminine emigration to Canada.
Asked about the reported statement
of 5,000 women being wanted as
wives in western Canada- Mrs. Hayes
denied the story, and added that It
was "utter rot."
"A statement of the kind," Mrs.
Hayes snid, "was mnde to the farmers wives a year or two agu, supposedly by one in the interests of immigration and instead of assisting
the work it had the effect of keeping
out of Canada at least 10,00(1 suit-
aide women, und at the present mo
ment it still has an effect which is
detrimental to Immigration,"
Mrs. Hayes said that she hud heen
touring for five months and consequently hud un opportunity of judging und speaking to the women at
the many central points in the districts she had covered, and in every
I winning | centre she found a capital class, well
adapted for life In Canada, "After
four years experience in the Immigration work 1 state most emphatically
that the class of Immigration which
is pouring into Canada is steadily
reaching a higher plane and that the
country Is now getting tho class of
domestics that is wanted mul has
been wanted for u long time. She
"As for the present unrest in England, 1 bnve discovered in conversation with the women ou the working
chunces in Canada, including many of
the well to-do und even titled Indies!
that these people arc obliged hy
stress of circumstances to lessen  the
Warfare and Costs
Human Nature
More battleships,  Cruisers,  destroy)
ers,   and   more   sailors,   with better j
pay,    are    the    proposals    which  Mr
Winston Churchill has laid before the'
I proves the rule
mnny und Austria. It is the IdOll Inwnbw of M"' w,"',tln« KtulT' wWch
that  Germany   as representing • the KOOfl to show thai times are dull in
conunerors of Rome;" has n right to Haitian -<- '* •« t,,lH cI««B "' do<""
the mastery of the world.    Hence the 0Btlcs w,m '"' Mn,n* to 0u,milu ,,,lfl
steady, remorseless struggle by mill- which Cuiiadu should make every of-
tary and naval strength, to roach a ■or* '" H,'r,in'- T»°y m wHl kPftllw1
position    iif   predominance   in   Uio Among high class families and I am
world,     The t ry   may   seem far- "MM <'-•'■-•-■■■■" bomes would welcome
fetched,    bllt   It   Is   surprising, wtUW | "'■<■•■ '■ l'lllHtt "r Immigration."
While    it    hcciiis Inconceivable thut'getting to the hidden son
Germany can really  meditate an attack upon (ireat. llritiaii which can in i times rise
J   een routes of the Empire, which can
If [not he evolved by mere Hag waving
platitudes -Alien tin* llOlir of danger
to llml ;
llrltlsh people in a supplementary na
vni statement,    The Justification for
an extra expenditure of money on the
navy is that, (iermany is steadily in
creasing her fleet, and that for some
reason not easy  t.
is an unfortunate feeling among British and German people thut. tlu* vital Interests of the countries are so
divergent that, some day thoy must
be submitted to the arbitrament, of
war. It is a ghastly commentary on
the century to Und two civilized people spending millions in preparation
for a war which every mnu of sense
prays may never' arise, Into this
mad race for naval supremacy Into
which llrltaln has entered there can
be only one ending for her, and that
ls the construction of a fleet in' large
that no other power can o'junl It.
Human nature is got
spots, hut ull around.
W-.oley,    nia'.-.l   ele
'I imt only in
The exception
Bhlldren, Con
en,   and   her
vt-lfrom wbnt springs great rivers some; I^riTCSt  Map ill the World
In i times rise, 	
Mr.   Borden in   1911-1912
HI'NDHKII    TIIOl'HANI)    1)01,1,Altrt
Wll.l, III* SPHNT IN lTrt
illil   lint   -U'nvlllll   (nl' unity
I   If nil nuen wiOl nnd iln'ir arc no
I HorloiiH  linlnyn, * tlirflo or lonr  yimr-t
nl niival ■ In'iiri' tha i.iiikIiiii County Council will
Jiirk, ueeil lour, were put on j   Mr  Bordon'i uiiilortnklnR tlmt Cnn
the   ilnyul   George ut Bristol; adn will mnko a Milmtantial rimtriliii- 'nii'iini/aHuii  and  notion  throughout: lmvo comple'od wlml Ik holleved will
hy   their  Qrandmothflr.    Tbey  had '"'" '" Imporlul naval dofonco, pond- tbo I'oulm, odorod uo odootlvo aid to bo tbo most wonderful map In tho
underntand thereItickets Inr Toronto, when' their mo.''"" ""' "etllonionl   ol   n   pannnhent,the IDinpIre ami  nu Hntlelnotory ro- world   Bovonl i ymi™ hnve ulromly
ther  Uvea,    she   had to work hum policy dI co-nporiitlon, le noi n now milta to Unnniln,   Thon followed the boon conmiinod In Ita preparation, nnd
tor  i
Ill'tlll ^	
Bristol the children seemed t.  the ''' crvntlvo   policy,   but   nil    the
cure oi every |>nisen(-oi on the vessel others tnppnrtod Mi   llorilon'a motion
and   the em n thc Hum lournoy  Pr<>l""M<l ln 'ho losslon ol lllln an an
Irom   Montreal   to   Toronto.   They nmondmenl  lo Bit  Wlllrld Uturlor's
Hunted complete strnngors ami in no navy bill,
euse wiih the inwi iietrnyed     A hup-     This  nmondmenl   sol   forth   III   the
prenmhlc thnt ihr iii-opoanla nf tho
Itovernmonl did noi follow the sug-
iKOHtloiiH of   llie  Imperial  admiralty
.   living and relatives agreed to j lir'"-"'""""" '"' h  '"' "I" party.
the  children until the mother, 'l'wo member .lm Bor  Admin
came   to  Canada, was able to "•'"'  "I"' ""' '" ""' l""1 i""1"'
for   them.    All tbo wny from ""'"'   *»™   ""'   ' '"'"I   '"  "■•■
happy mother mot tbe chlldron nt Tor-
ont.il, nnd Canada iibnuld nlso be
good to thom.
ntntomonl tbnt any pormutient polloy : *h.*,.iiiui hns been expended nn rOBOnrcl
Involving Inree fiituie exiienilitnre I und luhor enniiee.ti-il with it. A fnr
nhoulil rccolvo the nndoi-Bcinoiil uf the ther expenditure nt nbout ***r>.oen» ih
poople,  The llnul elniine wuh: looked forward  In with oiiliniilinlty
"Thnt in tho inenntlme, tbe lm J hy the nlltliorltlos,
i llutr duty of I'umiilu uud tim|   The great' map will really coustl-
llufiflndlng necessil.los nf thn I'bii- lute n twentieth century London edl
idre can host ba discharged and tlon ol IHnglnnd's famous Domomluy
riii-i by placing, without delay, nt Book. For it will show praotleully
the dlnposal uf the Imperial nu- every building In tlm UO si|Uaro inllen
thol'ltlos, iih a free nnd loyal cnn thai go In muke up (Ireutor i.onilun,
Irihiitinii from the people of Can* Betting forth, nu far an poflfllblo, tbo
mln, audi an amount as may bo, more important owners.
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Try Some of Our
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Under New Matiagetnent
HOTEL grs:brQok'
Is a large and attractive hotel o( superior
elegance in all its appointments, with a
cuisine of superior excellence. Railway
men, Lumbermen and Miners all go to
The   Wentworth
D. McDonald     -     Proprietor
How many yotltig men
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uiiftueeds. ' 'Sowing their
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Excesses, violation of un*
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Write for our private ndiireis,
t, Iiiih i if ten heoil hiiIiI thnt I.oikUiii
wuh ownnl hy u few gt'Ottfc liuulloi'dH,
aueli iih tlm Duke ol Wi'iitiniiishu,
I,mil Howard dn Wnldim. Lord Oftd'o-
Uiiii, tin- Dultii of lleilfonl und the
I Mike or Norfolk.
Tlmt te, of COUtHO, trlii1 in a I't'inTal
wny, hut thin nui|> allown Mint, t.lii-in
urn no fewer than 3fl,00fl prlVftto <>w
niTH who imeli |ioHsima 0liOII|(ll proper
ty to make n notlcon,h]fl Hhowlltg on
Its fftCfl,
The map will not ho Immml to tho |
public, hut is re ni I.v boi nn prepared
for thn uro of thn County Ooiincll It-
Half. Alihoiii'ii ih: cost Ium lU'im e-
nonnoiiK, il Iiiih liliniidy paid for It-
Hidf hy providing luiinndlatn data iu
Htrnet wlili-nhii' mid Improvmimnt
.•linen In which the ('mini v < loiinoll
was noiiceriind. It Ih bolnR drawn to
the Healn of live HqUftfO fool to tho
Hipiarn mill!, ho that the completed
nmp, which of OOUt'flO, will lm nuidii
in Hnr.tlomi, will moftflltrfl TiHUxriSli fcoti
or 1-82 of n aiiunro mllo in nrou. THE PROSPECTOR. CRiVXRROOK. R. C.
Cbe Beacb Girl and F)er Stunning ]Vew Belongings
THE beach girl will be a dls
tinct feature of attractive
femininity this summer. She
has always been a factor
lo be reckoned with at the seashore,
t>ut thore Is every reason to believe
that she is going to be more prominently ln the picture this season than
•vew before In her smiling, lovely existence Tojschleve the distinction of
being a beach beauty requires considerable artistic .ability of a sartorial
•nd scenic sort She must be able to
arrange the stage setting In an effec
tlve fashion, always taking Into aa
count tht personal equation.
The beach girl, for example, must be
Very careful In the selection of her
beach umbrella. Its canvas colorings
must harmonize and not clash with
her costumes, for under the hospitable
•hade of this umbrella milady will hold
tier court on the sand. A lazy sand
chair and perhaps a cozy rug for chilly
mornings are requisites of the beach
Several sets of chair cushions will be
absolutely necessary. Neutral tints,
■s a rule, are the safest to own, but
the beach girl will never forget the effectiveness of bright red slllt cushions
When she gracefully reclines ln her
•and chair gowned In dainty white
from the top of her pretty little head
to the tip of her well booted foot As
this Is to be another "white year," the
red cushions are likely to play a large
part In the beach picture.
And, tn connection with white frocks,
fiow do you like the white ratine gown
among the illustrations? This little
frock haa the low armhole now fashionable for all outing costumes and the
new sash, which bai two short ends
•Imply folded or lapped over the belt
portion. White buckskin button boots
make the frock very smart
And ln connection with footwear
■enslble models for country and seashore wear are abroad this summer.
The pretty, high heeled pumps and
buttoned boots which are so smart and
trim with conventional garb may be
sacrificed on the beach for canvas or
buckskin ties, lacing high over the Instep and having stout soles and low
broad heels.   The white shoe Is ao cool
and summery looking and Is so easily
kept spick and span that It Is no trouble to wear lt even If one has to be
one's own maid.
Silk bathing suits will be In evidence
this summer quite as much as they
have been  for the past few seasons.
And a clever girl I know, one of the
beach beauty cult, has made for herself a stunning bathing suit out of an
old ball gown. Clever, wasn't Bhe?
The frock was of whitewicssuline, and
the skirt was one of the tight "hobble"
affairs that never could go In the wa
ter In Its sheath-IIke proportions, so
the clever little lady widened the skirt
by applying panels of striped taffeta.
which really Improved the appearance
of the costume, The white mensallne
formed a bib over a bodice of striped
But the wise beach girl la going to
have a sturdy little knitted suit;
silk costume for her. Heavy breakers
that pull to pieces a silk bathing suit
ln no time ot all have no effect on one
of these knitted costumes. Tou can
see for yourself how natty such a bath
Ing suit Is by glancing at the model
pictured. Jersey and trunks are of
knitted worsted, and the short plaited
skirt of mohair Is strengthened by Its
stitched braid trimming. The collar
and tie match the skirt material.
Co -Cdasb and Iron Cbint2
JkfANY housewives are afraid to at-
tempt the washing of chintzes at
home, but there need be no fear of doing th* laundering at home lf these
directions are followed:
Shake the loose dust from the
chintz, or, If necessary, brush It off
with a soft brush. Soak the covers for
at least twelve hours, and if they are
very dirty change the water once or
If they are being washed for the flrst
time It la well to add salt to the steeping water to prevent the color from
running, though generally the colors ln
chintz are quite fast
Shred some plain yellow soap and
dissolve lt tn boiling water, making a
plentiful supply If there are many covers to be washed. Add enough of the
soap to a tub of warm water to make
a good lather. If the water Is hard
add a llttlo ammonia.
Wring the rovers out of cold water
and squeeze, rub and pound Ihem well
In soapy water. Change the water once
or twice ai required. Dn not rub soap
on unless you nre euro the colors are
fast. When clean wring out and rinse
In several waters, beginning with tepid
and finishing with cold. Salt should
be added again to the cold water If the
colors are Inclined to run. Wring out
thoroughly and starch In a fairly thick
hot starch, to which should be added
some shredded white wax and a Httle
borax dissolved ln hot water.
Hong out to dry, and when quite dry
starch a second time, rubbing the
starch well into the material. Hang up
again until they are hatf dry, when
they are ready for Ironing.
The Irons must be hot, and heavy
ones are best for this purpose. Rub
them wilh beeswax before using to
keep them smooth.
Iron tho covers In the usual way, and
when quite dry wipe over with a damp
rag, a piece at a time, and polish with
a polishing Iron on a smooth, uncovered board. The polishing Iron must
bo very hot nnd requires a grent deal
of pressure. This Is the heaviest part
of tho process. Unless a very high
polish Is required the flrst Ironing may
be considered sufficient.
for the Young Roii6chccpcr
NO gift appeal! more to th* young housekeeper than th* conveniently
equipped cabinet seen In th* Illustration. In foot, nothing seomi lo hav*
been omitted from clock lo scales on top of th* .cabinet, to a casaorole and
taking pans and measuring cups In tho cupboard under th* mixing board.
•The stationary flour sifter Is particularly handy, and th* best thing about the
Mblnst la that It tucki out of sight Md th* door* close at lh* end of th* day
•» all lh* culinary Implement*.
fl <XU? to 6arn Money
fPHIS is a "really truly" story of a
woman who, having been left a
hundred dollars, started a professional
career with the legacy by purchasing
a pneumatic cleaner.
Several weeks before the money ww
paid over to her a woman friend bewailed the fact that she could not afford to have her house cleaned by a
professional, neither could she afford a
pneumatla cleaner of her own. "I would-
like to rent one by the day it I knew
some one who wooAd let me try It."
The hearer went at once on a tour of
Inspection of pneumatla clei^ifrs. Tho
advantages of various makes were
carefully studied, and ono was Anally
selected thut came wlthU the hundred
dollar limit
After purchasing the cleaner and
mastering Its Intricacies the girl's first
visit wus to the friend who had given
her the Idea. "I have a pneumatic
cleaner to rent What do you want
done and what would be a fair price to
charge?" lt was decided to rent the
machine for 15 cents un hour If tho
owner did not direct Its manipulations
and 30 cents an hour If she did.
An engagement was ninth* for three
houra of work every week, the girl to
tnko churgo of the maid and see that
tho house was thoroughly cleaned.
Later the owner uf tho cleaner sent
out n circular to her friends giving
prices for different nsm fur her machine. Sunn sho had more work than
she could do, and her legacy paid a
huge Interest* If there was a hurry or-
iltir moro was charged. There was also
an additional fee If she wiih expected to
urrungo rooms aftor chinning.
Later on when the girl had gained
experience clothes cleaning was adiled
(o lhat of houHot-lcanliig,
This work is pleasant for a strong,
healthy girl, (ho pay Is good and a
trnde Is built up without thu worry of
Caring for tbe Gas Range
A GAS range should bo kept clean
both Inside and out. It never becomes hot enough (o burn off or absorb vegetable or ajilinul mutter, und
for this reason It should newer bu blacked, as tht- blacking Is apt to rub off on
your clothing. Wush the greasy parts
In a strong .solution of potash lye or
salsoda, afterward thoroughly clean
und dry. Do not put blacking or anything else In Iho burners, an It is likely
to clog thuui and Infl-i-fura wllb tke
As soon ns the range Is dry and villi
warm rub thoroughly every portion, Inside and out, with un oily cloth. Vne
a very little lord or suet for this purpose; olive oil Is probuhty thu best
thing. Do not wash the range or np-
ply the oily cloth while It Is eold or
whHe-the burners nre In uso. To do so
will cause rust, cokes of fni or dlsa-
greenbla odors when lh* sloVe ts next
fl Marebmallow In Chocolate
Whon serving chocolate nr cucon* If
you hav* no cream, place a fresh
murshmaltow in each cup1, then pout
the chocolate over It It will rise to
the top, dissolve nnd tak* the place of
cream. Th* marshmallows In the tin
boxes keep fretb quite a loJ.fi lime.
VO summer fabric is so easily ban-
** died ns embroidery flouncing, and
n dress is really half mnde before It Is
begun, when this material Is used. As
you mny see, Inexpensive flouncing hns
heen employed most effectively for the
girl's dress pictured, hands of torchon
Insertion being Introduced tier* and
there us cntru deui.
porch Screens
IIAVK you scon the new screens?
■*■•*■ '.'lu-y are made of broad strips pf
llndenwnod treated with weather proof
colors nnd ringed with metal pulleys.
Tiny nro finished In dnrk green and
nro most attractive nnd durable. There
la another now screen of German
manufacture made nf strips of bass-
wood, hound together with hundreds of
threads. While cxpenslvo, these
screens will Inst for years nnd are
ain't-rig lha newest things of the sort
So varied nre the screen models this
year Hint there nro hanging screens by
means of which another room mny be
added lo your summer coltnge. They
Invite privacy nnd give a charming
subdued light to n porch fitted up as
n living room either In bamboo or
wicker furniture.
Porch screens nlun tend to make nn
Ideal sleeping room out of an upstairs
porch, and this fad of sleeping out of
door* I* trnr-lfi" e-ery year,    fioun 11
i wuufc w a lad at aiL
Delicious  «U?e of  Serving
Chicken a la Tartar*.
CELECT u nice tender chicken, clean,
singe end spilt down the back.
Benson well with suit and pepper, rubbing the seasoning well on the Inside
of the chicken. Lay In a saucepan,
cover with boiling water nnd let simmer for an hour If the chicken Is quite
young. Add to It whllo cooking one
tablespoonful of minced parsley, one
tablespoonful of thyme, a minced bay
leaf, a small onion chopped line and
salt and pepper to tastu, When tho
chicken Is dune place on a heated dish,
butter nicely ond serve with euucu tar-
Sauce Tartar*.
To a pint of mayonnaise sauce, mnde
with tarragon vinegar nnd mustard,
add a shallot chopped fine, one-fourth
of a cup each of lino chopped cupers,
olives and cucumber pickles, two ta-
blcspoonfuls of chopped parsley and a
half teaspoonful of powdered tarragon.
Half a teaspoonful of onion juice may
tuke the place of the shallot
Deviled Chicken.
Boll a year old chicken according to
tho above directions. When done
mince the meat fine and make a sauce
as follows: Hub Into a saucepan one
tablespoonful of butter. As the butter
melts ndd a tablespoonful ot onion
minced very flno, a sprig of pnrslcy
minced, a Imy loaf minced nnd half a
clove of gurllc minced fine. Let the
Ingredients simmer gently without
browning them. Add a tnblcspuonful
of sifted flour, Mix thoroughly nnd
add three tublcspoonfuls of vinegar or
n gill of white wlno. Stir well und add
a pint of water In which tlio chicken
has bcen holled. Season with snlt and
pepper to taste, ndd n dash of cayenne
and a teaspoonful of prepared num.
tard. Simmer three minutes longer,
nnd ns It comes to a boll pour over tho
chicken and serve.
Chicken and Rice.
Retort a flno chicken, clean, cut nnd
seiiNon well with salt and pepper, melt
two tnbli-Npnonfiiln of butter ln n
saucepan nnd add the chicken. Let tt
brown well, then ndd Ihese vegetable*
chopped flue: Two smnll turnips, two
enrrots, two onions, n smnll piece uf
retl pepper pod nnd ihreo tumntnen.
then add a clove of garlic, a liny leaf,
a bit or lemon peel, n sprig of thyme
and ono of parsley, a little ham In half
Inch squnres.
Lot nil simmer gently fnr ten minutes, nnd then add two quarts of boiling water, Afler this draw to the bank
of the stove and simmer slowly for
forty minutes, then add one cup of rice
carefully wnahed, Ktlr thn mixture
well, tnnto nud season well tf need ba
Continue cooking nhnut twenty minutes. Arrange chicken on platter with
garnish of He* and pour over the
vegetable sauce.
Chicken Croquettes.
Boll tho chicken and when cold remove from the bones all fat and ten*
dons, chop well and add seasonings,
parsley, hay leaf and onions. Tak* a
cupful of soft bread, wet It squeese
• nd soak In on* cupful of milk Inlo
which hav* been beaten two eggs.
Mix all together thoroughly and chill.
Form when cold Intn Shapes, retlr-d*-*-*-
or peufS, Mull in deep, iiviiluft .*»t vujj
long enough t* browa.
I Slben the Lamp Is Lit |
' A NGELS and ministers of grace defend me" from the officious
friend. We all unfortunately have
them, the friends who show ns the
weaker ond less amiable side of our
harncters. Our Improvement Is their
hobby, and we poor victims must
squirm and writhe under the microscopic treatment as best we can. The
most objectionable type of the officious
friend perhaps Is lhe guardian angel,
who Insists upon putting In her oar nt
every crisis for "our good." When the
moving vun, for instanco. Is at the
door sho calls you up to cheer you, or,
worse still, when the furniture has
been overdue at the new homo three
hours and you are trying lo bo philosophical and calm about existing circumstances while sitting on the borrowed chnlr of a sympathetic neighbor
this Officious friend arrives to help you
"get things In order."
In cases of serious Illness, when on
additional person to house, feed and
taik to seems Hie last straw, ahe rushes
In with a cry of genuine affection,
"My dear, I've come to help you, und I
can stay oa long ns you need me."
Whatever ihe vagaries of our officious
friends, all have one trait In common.
Each thinks It her plain duty lo IpII
you what oilier people think about you.
Compliments one can stand with some
amount of equanimity. But tha repeated compliment Is far from being the
satisfactory thing It is when delivered
directly. The adverse criticisms abuse,
Un bt tier nnd nnnny.
Let your officious friend lecture you,
manage you. train your children and
change your molds If you will, hut
when she begins to reiall "what you
really ought to know," stop her, ->r
gradually thnt praise or blame betrayed will set you In a false relation to
the world at largo until at la.-i you
will find yourself ecstatically alone >a
company with your officious friend.
freshening a Blue Straw Rat
TITOST women have tried the old (and
often unsatisfactory) method or
freshening up black straw with an application of shoe polish, but there ore
only a few persons who seem to know
about a very simple means of redyeing
the blue straw hat whose fading qualities are usually worse than those of
black straw.
.,  The materials are the laundry bluing bottle and n stiff color brush.
A nice hog bristle brush large enough
for the work can be bought for 10
Tho liquid blue Is applied carefully,
as It must reach nil the Interstices of
the straw. You will need a newspaper
or an old cloth  to  protect  the  table
under the hat, as the nine splashes If
lho straw Is the least bit rough I'.*,
sure to clean the hat thoroughly before beginning the process und dn not
nitempt the work nt night, en daylight
Is best for laying on the color. Two
coats nre necessury for a bad case ot
The blue Is very much more sall!*-
fnctory than the shoe polish on th«
black hat. One may even be caught
in n shower without having one's face
tattooed by streaks, of tho color trickling down. Women who have Invested In blue straw hats early In ih«
sprint,' may be Interested tn trying th-*
revivifying effects of the blue buttle
on their eliapeaux.
fashionable Summer Costumes
TN Its development the pannier, one of   or   44   Inches   wide   will   he  hu
the very latest features of fashion,      Ovorblouses ot taffeta worn w
■s graceful und attractive, and many
charming gowns aro made In this stylo.
It Is especially well adapted to foulards, taffeta and other soft silks, hut
It Is betng used for materials of many
kinds. The gown Illustrated combines
ono of the new flowered silks with
plain taffeta, the trimming being of
lace, Ihe yoke of net nnd the full portions of tho blouso of chiffon. The pannier can be made after'the manner
shown  on   the  Ugure  or  with  closed
■villi lingerie gowns nro among thi
of nil tilings Oils season. All sort;, nf
pre Ity colors nre used for their making, nnd they aro extromoly attractive
ninl very generally becoming.    The one
Illustrated is perfectly slmpto, closing
at the shoulder and underarm. It Includes a peplum that can bo adjusted at
either the high or natural wulst lino. Th -
gulmpc beneath te a simple one wm
the kimono sleeves that are generui
favorites. The tunic, or upper shirt, lu
straight; consequently tt suits (loune-
J$S. ft ?'{
front nnd wide bunds, ns shown In the
small view, while the skirt can be made
In walking or round length and finished at the high or Iho natural wulst
Una As Illustrated, (lie pannter makes
part of a charming afternoon costume.
Made with the longer skirt snd wllh n
blmisii frum which the yoke hus heen
ousted It would become adapted to
dinner and evening wear, In whatever
wny It Is trented It Is charming tn •
picturesque nnd Interesting wny,
Kor the medium six* the blouse will
require i% yards of material 27 Inches
wide or f yards 16 or 44 Inches wide,
with three-eighths of a yard 44 Inches
wldo fnr the full portion, three-quarters
of a yard II Inches wid* for th* yoke
snd B'-i yards of lac*. Por th* pannter
will bo needed IV4* yards 17 Inches wid*
or i% li or 44 inches wide, with on*-
f   vmur}   .■*   etlli    tr-   »""■•*   «-.»    -Mf,
yaiui ui iuw«, m.u \*>t in* iouin.iii.on
Skirt I yards 11 Inch** tr t% yards II
Ing nnd bordered material* pceullnrlf
welt, but tt can bu mndu wllli equal
success from plriln mnlerlal trimmed.
In this ruse the lunlc Is urmuged over
nn entire two piece skirt, but If liked
this underskirt enn he omitted nml n
straight Irnnd stitched to the tunic hu*
nenlh the lower edge. The skirt, ns
well ns the overblouse, can bu llnlslied
nt either the high or the nntural whim
Kor th* medium ttxe the ovarblouig
will require lii yards of muter Ifl! t\ or
27 Inches wide or 1-4 yards of material
19 or 44 Inches wide; for the gulfti|)tt
*% yards II Inches wide or ]% ynrdi.
16 or 44 Inches wide; for (he tunic 1
yards of flounelna 11 Inches wide, sud
for ths foundation skirt I yards ll
Inches or 114 yards 11 inch** wide to
make as Illustrated,   For ths band It*
fflr-hM In thn |ftt*-#*f I'dre will tie r*«
yutmu. inr*M**4UMi«-iia <** •> in*--' il
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readers makes it imperative that we have the cop) iu early
to make proper display of the copy supplied and do justice
to the advertiser.
If the printer is paid promptly,
and his pocket hook kept plethoric
by prompt-paying putrona, he puts
his pen to pnper in peace; his paragraphs are more pointed; he paints
his pictures of passing events in more
pleasing colors, and the perusal of
his paper is a pleasure to his patrons, Paste this piece ol proverutal
philosophy    iu   some place where all
persons can perceive.
•   •   •   •
One of our most popular yo«nt; la
dies yesterday went into a drug store
for a hath sponge. In asking for it
she made the ludricous mistake of
requesting the clerk to give tier u
sponge bath. The clerk swooned and
his recovery is doubtful, lu order
to get this item iu we promised to
ment.ou no names,
The last two consecutive Sundays
our editor attended church iu Cranbrook and was surprised to see hnw
much the pulpit-is being used as an
advertising medium to reach the people. The rirst time the minister exhorted the  congregation  to  give  all
ary subjects strictly alone, better attendance at the churches would undoubtedly result. And we believe it
to be right. The business man has
the six days in tbe week when the paj
dollar is uppermost iu his mind aalto
also the working man his work; and   owi
the support possible to a book agent j surely wben he goes tc church, be u
specializing certain books he had tor J she is wanting something more than
sale; the second time the representa- mercenary ambitions, and when flis-
tipe of n certain college was given appointed b) being compelled to Its-
leave to address the congregation per [ten to such references as above men-1
sonally upon the advantages of tbe | honed is there any wonder that the
school life nt the  particular college members of the congregation become
Mary   had   a little lamb, its fleeco
was white its suow; it Btrayod awuy
one summer day, where Lambs should
never go.   Then  Mary Bat down and
tears streamed from ber protty eyes;
she   never   found    her lamb   because
she did not advertise.   And Mury had
ii brother Johu, who kepi tin- village
store;     la-   sat   down   and  smoked   his ]
pipe aud watched Uie open door.    As i
people passed  along  hut did not   stop
to    buy.    John   soil   Bat   down and l
smoked    his     pipe  aud    blinked    his
sleepy eye.    And so the shertfl closed
bim    out,    but still he lingered near.
and   Mary    came   and    dropped with
him a sympathising tear     ■'How   is
It,   Bister,   that   all   the   .'ther mer*
chants   here   sell   all the goods and :
then   lulls  mul  thrive (rom year
year'"    Remembering    now    her
bad   luck,    the  httle maid re- i
■ The   otber fellows got  there
beca ute tbe\   advertise."
he   represented,   strongly   advocating  laxative  in  the.r attendance at their
the people to send their children ther ! regular place of attendance.
The  duties of  an  immigration
as being the best for their welfare
In this latter case our editor was
fortunate enough about two years
ago to hear the principal of this
school address an audience on a week
night in this same church, and he dis
tinctly said that he was in Cranbrook
to try and get more students for the
college as the college was not paying
its wny; but, hy adding certain improvements to the school hotter facilities would he given. In a short
time, he went on to say, "what, with
the Increasing revenue derived f:
additional students the college would
be on a distinctly paying basis.
If these views, as expressed by the
principal wen- to be taken for anything at all, it just means nothing
more or Won than a business proposition: then why is it that when people go to church tn hear a sermon
nud to hear biblical subjects properly
and rightly expounded must they he
subjected   to proposals on vol v Ing tbo
dollar aud cents.
As the ease of the tlrst. mentioned
"the sale of hooks" was supposed to
ba tn part plillantroiih.cn I, it still remains a pnrt of a big advertising
scheme for its Bills when put to the
people in the way of advice to buy.
If the pulpit, as recently advised hy
a Calgary correspondent, Ih to
reach the masses and to arrive at the
end it wishes would stick to the DOblo
and   iU  teachings  mid   leave   uu-rcen*
[fleer is not all kid glove work. A direct instance, though happily somewhat unusual occurred some SO feet
away from Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Mich., when Henry (',. Herbert.
immigration inspector of the Canadian government was shot to death
by W. A. Ferguson, for having signed
papers prohibiting his entry into Onn
ada as being an undesirable citizen
There are difficulties* in connection
with that otlice that are little understood by the lay mind and it is all
the more reason that these officers,
who protect our shores should receive the best consideration possible
at the (minis of the traveling public,
their watchfulness is unceasing and
their efforts untiring to keep the Innd
of which wi- are so proud free ft'oin 0
certain class id people who, to say
the least, cannot possibly do us any
good.    Alt honor to them.
•   •   •   •
In Chose, ihey have apparently got
a real live little city, according to
the "Chase Tribune." It certainly
is one of the brightest, little, papers
coming into our office and the original way the editor T, ,1. Kinlay, looks
nt the subjects lie handles makes the
paper well worth reading.
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Our First Thought
Secretary of the Canadian Press Association who spoke on "A Com.'
ined Coat System for NeRupaper
and Job Ufliees". The address was
well delivered and many were the
suggestions his hearers would carry
away with them. At thc close it was
suggested hy F. .1. Deutie, of the
Crnnbroop Herald that a school he
foi med where young men could attend and learn thoroughly the principles involved; afterward' for them
to   he   drafted   to the several oflices
ijCorwin-Bruce Invest. Co J
Telephone 437 Cranbrook, H.C. ;;
HIIHI ********************* *** * ','.
He    sat     itl   Ins    door   at   noon-day,
lonely   and   plum    and sad. the ttiea
! were   burning   about    linn   ted   by a .
blue-winged   "gad.",   not   a customer'
! darkened   his   portal,    not a sign of
business was there, but the Hies kept
»in buzzing about the old man's hair;
at last in misery he shouted, ''Great
Scott, I am covered with Hies;" and
the    zephers   that    toyed   with    hia
whiskers, whispered, 'Why don't you'
•     •     a     •
If   you    know    anything   we don't i
know and which the public ought to
know;    if it  is worth   knowing don't
you know that it is your duty to let
us know it, that the people may also
know     Vou   may   know,   hut   they
■lout    know    unless   you let us know
the  things   which   you know.   That
will he good for all the people, dont
you  know.
e    •    •    •
The pig and the cow in conjunction
make a great pair. As co-operators .
they <iie n great success. Harnessed
together they would not make a styl
iBh team, hut they can nevertheless
pull the farmer toward prosperity at
a very gratifying pace.
• *   *   •
One kind of heroism is displayed
every summer by many teachers. No
railing lias more right to a vacation
but they give up most of the holiday
relaxation mid summon coiirageto g->
to the   summer   school.   Here is no through   the   country    at a nominal
small   saeriuce.      It means the dally cost and so place the profession in a
sent in same drowsy lecture hall, and •■•■■■*■«-■ uniform method of working and
the evenings spent indoors under the "Pon ft m<>re profitable basis of work
hot   glow   of a lamp about which a Ing.
June bug blimps. This Is not mere Another address which drew con-
selfish ambition. It contains the siderahle attention was delivered by
germ of the finest renunciation—the w. A. Buchanan, W.P. tor Medicine
sacrifice of personal pleasure to Hat, aud proprietor of the Lethbrldge
learn how to perforin more perfectly Herald. He took as his subject "The
the task of educating others. It is Mission of a Newspaper" High ideal
but one more hit of. evidence of the fearlessness iu criticism of public men
nobility of true teaching. iIn public   interest   and   independence
* '   "   * j within a political party are the chief
Sating    watermelon   is    un art to factors in the upbuilding and financial
be learned by experience. Asa de- success of a newspaper. Newspaper
rt it is not fl success, It fulls too men, he declared were In business to
heavily on a dinner. Like a pretty ] make money, and he believed that the
girl, it li heat by Itself, The melon (paper which fought iu the interests
Should ho cold It should be ripe. I of the people was the one which, tu
Its flesh Should blush like a graduate , the long run, made a financial success
Its heart should glow like a sun-j Mr. Iluchanaii did not believe that a
kissed cloud at the close of day, and newspaper cmild he Independent of
its temperature should he as Chilly patty, hut It should he Independent
as the smile of a Host on lie lie. When he declared, wlthlu the party It sup*
you get such a treasure dn imt both- ' ported, Newspapers should lend, and
■*r    with   other    fond     Open it, gaze  not he lend   by   a   party,     lle   was
u|  H   bury your lace in its sweet- proud of the power ol the press,   it
nes** ami let your appreciation run was a newspaper, the Chicago Tribune, which hud (or the tlrst time
succeeded a lew weeks ago, In driving
out a mom her of the United Slates
senate. There had been an instance
The Newspaper men uf lOastern H.C1"*' the power of the press In which
and Atbert.li met. in Nelson last. week, the (htlgnry Herald, a conservative
Beside getting through n mass of bus newspaper, had aided a I.literal policy
Iness -usual to conventions of this by standing out years ago for the nee
kind—they enjoyed the hospitality of CSBlty for railways to develop thc pro
the city of Nelson to a considerable vince Another Instance was the Man
eilmit. "Nothing was left undone j Hob" '•'■'■'i' |>rcss which had been con
that should have been done" nud the I ducting u very strong campaign a-
Nelson hosts did it. right. | gainst high freight rates In the west,
There were several pnpors read and j ■■"■■ had made out a v(.ry strong case
diHfiniiieil which will have wide rCRtlllh* I TltOHfl were but a few eases m which
for these men represent Mich n large \ pnpers spent large nuiim in the public.
ntimhei   of  the  more  thoughtful olll-  Interest,    He had always round thut
tt f   th«   country,   uuil   they   will   It paid for a llOWSpaper to have oplu
naturally express themselves through' tons ami tn express them,    it was a
thfllr several papers. | very narrow man who would cut out
The address which i Ived the very  his  ndvcrttsmenl   because  the editor
closest   of attention hv the members happened   to  orittM  something   with
was   that    given   hy John M.  linrle, | which hu wus connected, j
A Beautiful Bed Room Suite
Adds beauty to your home and makes
your wife love you all the more. Our
Stock of Furniture is in Excellent Condition for your choosing.
It you are contemplating further furnishings for your home, we will be pleased
to show you through our show-room
and quote prices.
Our Mr. Chapman knows how Furniture
should be  made and is always glad to
explain  in  detail--he will be pleased to   v
have you call.
We Back Up
Every Sale With a
The Press at Nelson
The Milkado
The filmperor ul Japan, whose
death took place this week,
has a unique record. No
sovereign tn the world's history
ever witnessed such changes in his
realm as tie lias. He has seen Japan
rise from what may lie called medieval conditions to the highest pin-
nele of modern progress In certain
lines. He has seen the nation change
from being one of the weakest of the
powers to. helng one of the strongest
He has seen it pass from a condition
ol isolation to one in which it takes
a prominent place in International
politics. He has seen the abolition
ol cxtrn-territorial jurisdiction of
foreign powers within his roalm. He
IniB seen the days ol whalebone armour and the curious weapons of antiquity five place to tho highest type
of modern armament. He has seen
his nation awaken from the sleep of
centuries and enter upon u career of
umm-ing progress,
Just what part he. himself, has
played In bringing nbout these great
changes the world will never fully
kuuw. The policy of ihe Japanese
statesmen is lo ascribe all good
things to the wisdom and virtue of
Ihelr emperor. No doubt he had the
advantage of the services of statesmen of the highest order, yet it
seems Impossible that bis own part
In the great work that has been ue
couiplisbed bus beeu small.
If he did nothing more thnn per
in it others to work out Ihelr plans j
for lhe advancement of their eoun-'
ll'y he deserves a high place In thej
esteem of his people and ol the!
world at large.
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W. J. B. GUERARl). Manager
~SATURIXAY  NlGTrfrAUoOst 3rd.   1912
A Mammoth Amusement
::70   People Engaged   70 ii
A Grand Spectacular Production '
Big   Free   Street   Parade
Gets Federal Office
lln thn recommendation ol the mln
Ister of agriculture, the government
will llll the Important position of
veterinary dlrector-geiinrul hy the up
point men I of llr. irred Torrance, ol
Winnipeg, Since the resignation of
llr, J. (j. Iiutbnrford, on March Hint,
the Hon. Martin Hurrell hns had uu
der earnest consideration uu. <1U(,h
tlini of milling a thoroughly compel
ont successor. Dr. Ituthcrford was a
man of exceptional attainment" and
hns rendered groat service lo the department during bin tenure of office,
Many   of   the   great problems ullccl-
l»K   Ua-   I Ith   of   animals  and the
livestock   Interests  of   Onnndn   has
been resolutely and iiiillnfaetorlly at
tacked. Some large qtlostloiH affecting the national health, like that ol
bovine tuberculosis, yet remain to he
dealt with uud it was essential to
secure as veterinary director general
a man whose experience would enable
blm to handle this and otber problems in a manner which their Importance demanded. It Is believed that
a man of this type lias been secured.
During the present year llr. Torrance wns entrusted by the minister
of agriculture with un important
mission to Kngland to make an In-
, vest ignl nm In epizootic absorption of
i cattle and while there he conferred
with Sir John Mrli'iirydean and also
j with   llr.   Stewart Stock man, whose
| I Iiiiiiu   of   combating   this disease
j have been singularly successful and a
I report of much value to Canada will
when the House pnssed Ihn Senate
hill   prohibiting  the   transportation
of such moving picture illms between
the Various States and Territories of
[rom foreign countries. Heavy titles
lor violation of the proposed law are
lined by tbe bill.
Homeward Rush
Stop hooking passengers west
I.oiiiiiI from Kngland until further
notice. This Is u cable Just received
by the agents of the Canadian Northern steamship agents. The rush
homeward of Canadians and Americans has begun and will be on ln
earnest   next   month.    All vessels of
he   mnde    by    Dr, Torrance shortly.,«•*   lending lines due to null for the
Kor the present, llr. Torrance will lie "■"•   '""•    "■'™1*" <"""'   British ports
livestock    commissioner    as   well as 'of Montreal and New York nre bilok
veterinary     director-general,   but  In
View   of   the   Importance   of ench of
these   brnlicheii   ol    the service It Is
the   Intention   to   ncpcralr them this
PrllCught pictures 1 nine a thing
of   tho   past   In   the   United States
ed up to the limit, Mnny passengers
who did not buy return tickets when
tbey left, now Uud tbey cannot buy
ilrst. or second clans accommodation
other thnn thai problded In the steer
age. Home well to-do passengers, It
Is said, havo bought, third-class tick
Why YOU Are --- If you make
up Your Mind to do So.
Contest   Closes   Two   Weeks  From
Will your name be among the list of Winners?
90,000  Votes for a  Ten  Year
Study  the  Schedules "and- Get   the   Votes.   The  Combination
Schedule will be to Your Advantage.
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Ten    "       20.00   41000 '
One Year
Two   "
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Pour   "
Five     "
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. 4.00
io.oo mooo
Wheu the PROSPECTOR and the Can
uillau Home Journal are together
ordered for tbe same name and address, votes are allowed as follows:—
One Year   $3.00 MOO votes
Two   "     6.00 10000
Three "     9.00 18000
Four   "   12.00 301)00
Five     "   15.00 40000
Ten    "   30.00 MOOO
NOW is the Time tu du yuur Big Work. Earnest consistent, resourceful work, will make yuu a
winner. Application is the essence of achievement. And the Applied Science of GET BUSY
is going to win a big prize for someone August 17th. You can win if you want to. It will pay
Yuu big to devote your best time to the Contest during the next twu weeks.
Now on Display
Call  and See the Fuur   Diamond   Rings  and  tha Four Gold Watches which will be Awarded as
Prizes in the Great Circulation Contest.
Hustle, Hustle, and Keep on
.4 Modern Romance
WUeii iio you suggest that we should
marry, Vauguan astted quietly. You
tiem io have taken conmuuiU aud i
suppose we mi|it obey you.
just as soon as yuu can get tho
license. Tliere Is absolutely no rea-
eou why there should be any delay-
\ era rejoiced that sue had succeeded, lor lier object was to conceal Hilda'., Identity, Once she became
Seymours wife, the name of Grant
wuuld necessarily be dropped, and
one danger ot discovery wouid be removed.
Vou will sec about the license at
once, she asked Quietly.
Ves, Vaughan replica, and then he
audt'U. By the bye, Hilda, 1 believe
1 saw thai man about mis afternoon.
The one lhat called at Little James
Street. What was his natne—Crnun
or something like thai?
Crawley Branii. Vera broke in
breathlessly and her lace turned
white.     Hid you speak to him?
So, 1 thought he was trying to
avoid me. But of course 1 may be
mistaken. Has he been to the hotel?
Vera wont to ring the bell, and
the struggled hard to hide her agitation.
Has anyone called today to seo
Miss Grant or myself, she asked of
tha servant.
No, .Miss, 1 think not but 1 will
make enquiries-
She came back In a few moments
and t-ald no one had been.
I am going to town tonight, Vera
announced suddenly, and please don't
forget  that  i   Intend   to   spend   my
Christmas witli .Mr. and Mrs. Vaughan \
Seymour at Sunnicote.
I can never thank you. Hilda cried'
My best thanks will be to see youi
happy. Let me see today is Fri-1
day, the 3rd. What about the loth I
December? Vou can have a short
honeymoon and he home in time for
Christmas. I would suggest a few j
days In Paris.     Will tbat suit you?
Vaughan agreed that ft would, and;
when he left them Vera at once be-
gnn to pack her dressing case.
1 rUull be away for a few days,
dear, nhe remarked to Hilda. I am
going fo look after your trousseau. In
fact. I will Bend a dressmaker down
here io-morrow.
But think of the expense- Wouldn't it he better if I came to town
wllh you.
Oh! hang Iho expense. N'o, you
must slay here and take care of yourself. Vou don't want to go to Vaughan a biddy bride.
Vera's face was flushed and ?he was
heedless of what she said for her I f.-rent1y
"thoughts were busy, trying to imagine J Mrs. il
the reason of Brann's presence in
Bognor. She hoped against hopo that
Vaughan had been mistaken, but she
felt she must know tho worst. She
had made up her mind to entrust
to Brann th? preparation of the settlement upon Hilda, and she determined to call upon him In tho morning, She would prefer anything to
this dread uncertainty, and she
hoped that she would he able to Judge
from bis manner, if he suspected anything.
At first she thought that -lie would
May llie night at Ihe Kit;. Hotel, hut
quickly changed her mind and decided to go to the Carlton, She nrrl.crt
in town In time for dinner, but her
mind wns disturbed, ami sho felt thai
► he must do something to occupy hov
thoughts ho nln- ordered a hox u-
Ills Majesty's where ono of Shah
epeare'fl comedies was being pluycd.
She found that she could not concentrate her attention upon what wa:;
taking placo on lhe stuge, and as the
curtain fell she was startled by a tap
nt the door.
Crawley iirann entered, nud he
smiled, ns though he wero suro of
his  welcome.
1 saw you from the stalls, and tIn-1
ymi were alone. May 1 s't with you
lor a few iiiomeiii. ''
Willi pleasure. 1 wa& cor.l'.llg '■>
160 you in Ihe morning, Vera replied.
I uavo a little business which I hope
you will do for me.
Perhaps It will keep, ho answered
I would rather vanish all thoughts
of sordid matters till then.
Me did his utmost to ho pleasant,
and Vera began io think that her fears
were groundless      She noticed an op
thoy were withdrawn, when sho saw
that it wc.8 Mra. de Lisle who had
been regarding her so closely.
Vera turned cold, nnd Brann followed the direction of her glance.
So you know Mrs. de Lisle* She is
a connection of Mr. Clay's is sho not?
Yes.    A cousin.
Perhaps it Is rather Indiscreet that
1 should bo here, he said diffidently.
Thero is no chapetoue, you know.
Shall I g->?
Vou can stay, Vera said archly,
but she was eagerly watching the stall
next to Mis. de Lisle, which was vacant.
At last she saw David ('lay making
his way across, and he smiled at Mrs.
de Lisle as ho took his scat-
I think 1 will go. 1 hope to see
you tomorrow. ..'•ami said politely.
She bowed slightly, but her attention wan fixec. below, for Mrs. de Lislo
was speaking to Clay, and he suddenly looked up at the box, and his face
Indicated his surprise.
Vera waited impatiently for the
act to end. When the curtain fell
Clay again came out, and In a few
minutes she heard a gentle knock at
the door.
Clay came lu and took the seat Reside her. His face wai cold and "for
a moment he did imt speak.
You are very indiscreet, he --aid at
What do you mean, sho di mantled.
After all. you are very young. Miss
Grant. Yuu ought uot to he at the
t'.entiv alone. Besides you said you
would let me know when you came to
I did not make up my mind till this
afternoon. 1 intended to call on you
in the morning.
Where are you staying?
At tho Carlton.
Is yonr friend with you?
Xo—I'm alone.
Please don't think me Impertinent,
Miss Grant, but I have your interests
at heart; and 1 must speak frankly.
Why don't vou go to stay with Mrs.
de Lisle?
I don't care to 1 have been mv
own mistress too long to—
You would be absolutely. fr< e hi'
broke in eagerly.
He could see lhat the Idea n »- '.s-
tasteful to her. and he did n >t prosit.
Have you settled on your p'ans? he
Yes—1 am going to take   i n
You musr have, a chaperan< - *.■ .
I presume they can be hired Perhaps Whlteleys could supply one. \re
they very expensiv.- und guaranteed
not to give trouble'.' she said with a
A lady has bcen memioned to me
who might suit you.
Is she a friend of yours? Vera asked quickly.
Would that he a disability? he asked with a smii-. As a matter of tact
she Is not. She is a client ot
What is her name'.'
Lady Barton, Shall I ask Brann
to arrange that she shall call upon
you tomorrow?
As you please, sho answered Indif-
ells me he has be
Dry-Farmer- Near Lethbridge, Alberta
Has Surprising Stand of Alfalfa
That alfalfa will grow prolific on
seeding of only two pounds to the
aero Is tho opinion of L. A. Felgtir,
manager of tho Ohlo-Alberia Farms
Co., a practical dry-farmer operating
a very largo acreago eight miles
south or Lethbridge, Albertn. Tho
use Oi! this surprisingly small quan-
tily oi oeed Is ln marked contrast to
the opinions of many experts who
have been making a study of alfalfa I
for many years, lu that opinions us to
the quantity of seed to be sown havo
varied from 13 to 20 pounds to the i
Mr. Felger has an excellent stand of
12 acrts, which was seeded with only
four pounds to tho acre ln May, 1911,
on fni'  plowing that had been crop-1
ped tho year before.     His    plowing!
was done to a depth of five and  a I
half to six inches   and  ho believes !
that if he had    plowed    deeper    he
would have required less seed.     Hissed! bed was well prepared and  he
used a ..-horse cultivator Tour times,1
and harrowed early iu iho spring. He
Inoculate*} the soil wllh soil from a1
neighboring alfalfa field, and despite
the fact that  H   was a severe winter j
he noted  no loss through winter kill!
iug.      lie expects his tiold  will > leld
two and  possibly three cuttings, but
he plans to uso a portion of the Held
i-i raising poed.
To prove the success of his Iheorj
id planting in rows and using only a .
small quantity of seed to secure a
good stand Mr. Felger has sent to
the Lethtvulge headquarters of the
International Dry-Farming Congress
a sample dug up on May 2-nd, which
shows a 15-Inch stand and a rool system of ;u-u Indus before U was cul
off With a knife, ami It is plainly,
sh iwn that the root was still long-
I nm gol ig to seed only two pounds
to the acre next yenr. sa\s Mr. Felger. 1 tind that four pounds maki s
loo thick a stand, aud I am going to
stop up all tho holes of my drill except two and thus reduce the amount
of seed used, and ut the same time
mix my seed with ground seed. 1
sowed some alfalfa where 1 used
every hole of the drill and it required
13 pounds to  the acre       This stand
was altogether too thick and not  as
good  in   its  tils;   growth  a-  the  held,
of 12 acres which I sowed with only-
four pounds.
sore   FEET.
am Buk
Settled by a Widow
A buxom and winsome widow decided to continue her late husband's
busin.'ss (wholesale meat purveyor),
ami appointed a confidential and reliable man, one John Jinx, as her
manager. John, though an astute
and clever business man, could neither read nor write- The widow part
l> cured him of the latter defect by
teaching him to write "Settled, John
Jinx," when giving a receipt for accounts paiil to him.
The business improved and pros
p-red, as liUewise did the amatory I
feelings between the widow and John.
the latter I'ruUlfying In a proposal
aud acceptance of marriage. After
lhe usual preliminaries lho ceremony i
look plac •, followed by an adjourn I
ment to the ve
legal formalities
The necessary particulars were
duly entered in the marriage regis
ter and happ' John. HOtnewhat blush
ing, took pen in hand and clearly nod
unmlstakeably wrote as his signature
in the register. 'Settled, John Jinx."
-   Tit Pits.
■try to complete the
Arizona Relics Indicate a Very An
dent Civilization
Still another "oldest city tn the
world"'has been discovered. Wh.u
T. Hewitt Myrlng found vases in Peru
In ruins which were said to bo 7,010
years old it was imagined that tho remains of early civilizations had D06Q
pushed as far Into antiquity as th:y
would ever go. But A. Lafave, a
mining engineer, has found tho relics
of a town lu an Arizona ttibloLu.il
near Phoenix, which ho insists are at
least JO.OOO years old. 'lho buildings nro on a level stretch of count,y
whero neither silt nor wash was possible and yet the ruins woro covo.-ul
with ten feet of pralrlo dust which
tho discoverer claims required «ii'M
to accumulate,
The buildings of sandstone show
great archlleolural skill ami In tn«
walls were found a box of cotton both,
and a sealed Jar of corn, bolh wed
preserved. Tho Arizona cllmaio
does not permit tho growth of eo t >n
In the present age. so Mr. LafttVO assumes that suitiolont time must have
elapsed since thn cotton which hn
found wes grown lo havo wrought (I
complete change iu tbe character of
ihe country. This period ho also
gauges us something liku lti.ouu
j ears.
lie Is snllshVd that tbo ruins are
older than ihose of Nlnevah or Babylon, llo believes lhat the race which
built   lllll   town   was   possessed   or  a
high eiviiUaiUm from the abundance
of artistically wrought, pottery and
lhat 1 subsequently was broken up
by internal dlBsentlona and possibly
degenerated Into the cliff dwelling
people   Chicago Tribune,
would.    Vera    said
In here to-night
1  thought she
Vou ought not to receive men alone.
She laughed, and there waa a touch
of bitterness »s she spoke.
Itut I am doing It now. You are
not consistent,
1 consider myself your guardian
Plea o don't scold. I promise to
bo very careful—will you try to persuade Mrs. ile Lisle tf) come to supper with me to-night?
I am sure rhe will he delighted. And
shall 1 see you to-morrow?
Won't you come as well? she said
wilh a look lhat caused th - blood to
rush madly llirougli his veins.
V.arly in the morning Clay called
upon Crawley llrann, and asked him
to arrange (hat Lady Barton should
immediately go to see Vera.
Brail ll at once ti lephoued to her,
and toll her to be at the Carlton Hotel at three o'clock within half an
hour of Clay's departure from the
olllce. Vera arrived, and sho was
at once shown to Brann's private ofllce; who received her with great om-
Vou have just missed Mr. Clay.
Brann said with a keen look.
I am sorry, she answered.
lle was here on your business, and
1 have arranged that Lady Barton
shall eal! at your hotel at three
o'clock Ihls afternoon, Will that be
convenient to you?
Quite, What Is this lady llko? Is
she young?
(To be Continued)      '     '
Lawyers A'v-v.iys Specific
A newspaper eau seldom state a
case to suit a lawyer, and if one lawyer is satisfied the other lawyer who
Is a party to tha suit complains, says
th-" Great Bend Tribune The lawyers have a way of making things so
clear a ui plain that anyone can understand. Cue was asking a witness
some questions, and here's what happened :
"My good woman, you must give an
answer, in the fewest possible words
of which you are capablJ to the plain
and simple question whether you were
crossing the street with the baby on
your arm and the omnibus was coming down or. the right side and the
cah ou the left and the brougham
was trying to pass the omnibus, you
saw the plaintiff between the brougham and the cab, or whether or not
hear ihe biougham. cab or omnibus,
or either, or any two, and which of
them respe< tively—or how was it?
A Queer  Book-Keeping Syoteni
It's curious to observe says a Maryland man, thc manner in which many
illiterate persons prosper. I once
had buslnesd that used to take me at
. rvals to a certain place on ihe
easteri shore, On one occasion l
went into a Btore there, the proprietor of which could neither read nor
write. While I was there a man
came in evidently a regular customer,
1 owe you some money, don't 1? be
The storekeeper wenl to the door
and turned It around so that the
back was visible.
Ves. said he, you owe me for a
Chee3t! exclaimed the customer. 1
don't owe you for any cheese.
The storekeeper gajve another look
at the door.
You're right, said he, It's a
grindstone. 1 didn't see the dot over
the "1" In the middle.—Llpplncott's
Too   Much
I thoughi he was a supporter of
lie wa*. but someone pointed out
to htm thut the colonel's success
might lead to a revival of the popularity of the Teddy Bear.—Buffalo
I  was    cured    of   Bronchitis    and
asthma   by   MIXAtHTS   LINIMENT.
Lot   5.  P.E.I.
I was cured of a severe attack of
Rheumatism by MINAUD'S LINIMENT.
Mahone Bay.        JOHN MADER.
I was cured of a severely sprained
Fly Added $100 to the Entry
For several months an expert accountant searched the books of a certain grain company in St. Paul. Minn.,
for an eiror of an even $100. They
spent much mor i than $lu0 in trying
to trace the money. And then, after
having gone over the hooks time and
again, the accountant's pencil
chanced to stop at an item of $140.
The pencil point rested on the figure 1 when the figure suddenly broke
In two and slid down the page! Upon ex;-.mination it proved that the
supposed figure 1 was a fly's leg. The
fly had undoubtedly been crushed iu
tbe hook when it wns closed, and one
of its legs had chanced to adhere to
the page in such a way as to make
the entry of .?40 appear to be exactly
$100 greater.—Hay, Flour and Feed
An Ancient Roman Custom
By the customs of our country. •'
any person under prosecution for n
capital crime did not nppear, an officer was sent to his door in the
morning to summon him by sound of
trumpet, and the judges would never
pass sentence before so public a citation. So tender were our ancestors In any matter where the life of
a citizen was concerned.—Cains Gracchus.
Irom  the  stalls,  aud  she  waited  lill
Specialist Did Skin
Trouble No Good
Very Itchy and Disfiguring.   Got a
Little Cuticura Soap and Ointment and Was Cured,
Persecuted Chauffeurs
era glass turned lu   tholr   direction|   one police regulation after another
has mad. the lifo of the chauffeur
miserable, but apparently the depths
of his wretchedness have only recently heen plumbed.
1 was driving uptown the other dny
at a pretty fair speed, n chauffeur
said, when u cop bawled ai mo to
prop.      I stopped.
Under arrest1 I Bald.
Noi yet, Uo auswi n d, Come ovor
here a minute,
He directed me 'n a hydrant with
hose attachment, and the first thing
I knew he wa;; giving my llci use tag
a good washing
Vour number wnn burled an inch
(]•■ p .n dust and Oil, he laid, You
might have run over a Hotel] people
and got away safe, for nobody could
read your number. Hen »P- P you
fellows have got to look out for that
Look out thai our license numbers
are clean enough to read! Will the
persecution   of     chauffeuri     never
"For two summon I sulTerod wiih
•kin trouble on my unns, nnd on my
log! from mv kneoi down. My arms
were badly dUflj-un-l. and I kept them
covered. It came like tho hives, and
•wns very itchy. I COIUUlted a ipemOlllt;,
who gave m*i modioiiie, an well as un
ointment! but leemod to do no good- It
was li-'glnninR to apix-ar on my face.
"I got a little Cuticura Ointment
find some (.'uiictira Soap. Tbo Urn
touch of Ointment seemed u* relieve,
and before tho Cuticura Ointment waa
finished I v.aH cured. I Imve not thn
least sign of trouble. I think It would
have spread over my whole body if
Cuticura Soap nnd Ointment hud not
cured me. I am delighted with them,
imd do feel pleaw d to think r have come-
thing 1 have confldeneo in. I tell all
iny friends about (hem, and 1 think
t'uticum Ointment Is tho bent J over
enw." (Signed) M. J. Boddy, 7J McCflU]
fit., Toronto, Deo. 33, 1010.
t'hamp (Tark, at a banquet In
Washington, wns talking about certain election prognostics.
It's us simple as the nose on your
face, he said. It's a mere matter of
arithmetic, ln fae;, in Its striking
mathematical aspect, it reminds me
of Lungge's ease.
Poor Lungge was in a had way.
Tell me the worst doctor, he said.
I can bear it.
Well, the doctor answered gravely, I
your disease Is far advanced, nnd 1
fear you are nor long for this world. |
How much time do you give ine, j
I give you, i: all goes well, two
years, no more-
Deai. dear. Two years! And
how long do you give my wife, doc-
Your wife? Why there's nothing-
the matter with your wife. Her health
Is superb
Yes, I know, nnd how long did you
Bay you give her?
Why. without hesitation, I can give
yonr wife iwonly-five yenrs.
Twuity-flvo years! The slok man
closed his eyes, and n beatific smile
played over his pale lips. Twenty"
five minus two—twenty-three. Thank
heaven for ■ twenty*thret-i years of
peace - Washington star.
Mrs. Nellie Sleeves, Hill Grove.
N.B., writes:-—"I know Baby's Own
Tablets are an absolutely safe medicine for little ones and they ore the
only medicine I would give a child
without first consulting a doctor."
The Tablets are guaranteed by a government analyst to be absolutely safe
and free from opiates and narcotics
and cannot possibly do harm—but always good. They nro sold by medicine dculers or by mall at 'l~> cents a
box from The Dr- WllllAM*' Medicine
Co.. Brockvllle, Ont.
Hae!  Left His  Glasses
He stumbled up the steps and
pushed open thc door, says the New
York American nnd stood confronting
his wife, who held a telegram in one
"Hero's news," she said sternly,
that, has been walling for you since
7 o'clock.
He braced himself against the hat-
rack. Hlc—I've left my glasses In
town.      Hlc—
Well, 1 Be: you have brought homo
the contents.
Unless She Backs Out
GrlggS—Do  yon  bellevo    there    is
anything In palmistry?
Brlggs—Well-er-yes. 1 believe If a
young fellow can get a pretty girl to
give him her hand he enn tell tho
name of her future husband.
Some   Speaker
Is in- much of an after-dinner spoak-
Muoh?    1 should say he Is,    He's
good for an hour   uud   a   half, any
time —Detroit Free Press,
Cold-Sore Began to Heai With First
Use of Cuticura Ointment.
"Cuticura Ointment cured a very
liiul cohl-Noro lhat gave mn bourn of
w-vi-ri- pah) and low nf sleep. I tried
lula cf other r.-iniK.i'*n hut nothing did
tno any good till 1 tried Outir-ura Ointment- ami from tho very Drat application it hej-aii lu heal and now l.horn In
Tiol rMen a soar Ml." (Hlgned) Mm. W;
J.'iUf.Mwt.i.t'i. l-'unn, P.!-'.I.,,l'.n.H,'ll.
For morn than a generation Cuticura
Poitp and C ii houra Ointment havn
jtffurdwl the- speediest, t,..iv-,i. nnd most
ri onpMical ti eal ment for skin and nc-ilit
Iroilbloii of yoliti'! und old, Although
1hi<y are sola by druggists nml dealers
ivcryv hern, a llhi-rnl Nampln of end.
BAy bfl obtained free, from On* Pottof
rug A OhOflD. Corp., nolo  props.,  67
iwluiul.ui Ave., Iluntou, U, M. A*
VV. N. U. 904
Modern Maud
Maud Mullor on a Sunday night,
Turned down tho only parlor light
The judge,    beside    her,    whispered
or wedding beiu nnd diamond rings.
lie spoke hlH lovo In burning phrase,
And acted foolish forty ways.
When he had gone    Maud    gave    a
And then turned off ibe dictagraph.
--Milwaukee Sentinel
Force of Habit
They had been living In an apart- '
men! all their lives, and wore now!
enjoying their own house lor ihe tlrst!
time. Mrs—, however, was very
nervous, aiitl hearing a BtranflO noise
downstairs she shook lier sleeping
husband violently by lhe shoulder.
Henry, she said lu a tragic whisper. Henry! There's a burglar
All right, dear, murmured Henry,
only half awake, ask him to come
i P.
Hoarder    Vour steak  te    Just    like
the wentlier   rather raw.
* Landlady    Vour board    hills    like
Um weather, too,    Unsettled,
When  it  innip  wick   got!  tight  I
lhe burner and Is hard to move, (P
out one or two threads Of rnji **ie
The Volceti of Birds
Tho voices of birds am more varied  and   musical  than  Oman nf any
other  crealurea  ln  the   world.   Hven
the rooster has a tuneful crow.
The cat Irlbo roars and mews and
IllSfl! that Ih all. But. the birds!
Ifl there an end to their powers of
VOcaii Station? They can chirrup,
chip, caw, wblp-poiir-wlll. whistle,
e.hliluidee, hoot, bowl, cackle, crow,
lllte crickets, mow like CfttB, talk like
human beluga, cry like hahlea, squeak
like cart whOfllfli In tine, beyond their
own txlonslvo repertoire of inimical
md unmusical sounds, ihey can lm'
Kite all creation from iho voire of
man down to a <"-f.,iKl!!|f barn door!
f^ -nfi
■>■. '
Worms fend upon lho vitality of
children and endanger their lives. A
simple and effective cure Is Mother
drawn' Worm Exterminator.
A prlvat* bill has been Introduced
Into the Japanese did to grant criminals condemned on a capital chnrgo
lhe privilege of ooniviltllni' "seppn-
ku" Instead of meeting 'heir fate by
the hangman'H rope. "Hepptiku." or
•happy deipatch." Is another name
for "harnklri," or BUlcldO.
Ever Meet One?
That get-rlch-uulck man Is as busy
as a bee.
Yes, replied Mr. f'utnrox. He's oue
of Ihose busy bees wlm can't man-
ago to gather honey without Incidental! v slinging Homebody.—Washington
Serves 'Em Right
'I'he   Minister   (reprovingly)—Johnny, did yon enlo.h those to-day?
Johnny- VcB, air. That's what
they M'tn for chasin' worms on Sunday. -London Opinion.
Relief from Asthma. Who can dC*
BOrlbO Iho complete relief from suffer
Ing which follows lho use of Dr. J.
l>. Kollogg'a Asthma Heuioily? Who
can OXprOBB thn feeling of Joy that
comes when Ita soft nml gentljQ in-
iiueimo relieves tho H^V.'.enftil, choking air luticH. Il nits mado aslhmat-
10 a^'n-nort Ii thing of the past for
infumnndr. it never foils, -Uood
drugglstu everywhere hftVC Sola it for
Draggs -1 culled on three
While I wiih 111 4'urope.
Jaggs—So dld'l-yind lost,
other fellow hatl'tfreo aces.
Formula for Roof Paint
A   good  slnto colored   paint  for a
roof Is made Trom white lend, lampblack aud yellow ocher.
Not Like Teddy
Prisoner at the bar, I (Ind you have
been sentenced to prison twlt^t   before.     What have you to say why I
hould not send you there again?
1   urge,  your honor,  the generally
accepted feeling against a third term.
Baltimore American.
Tie That Binds
If you can't get along with your
husbaitd, why don't you sue for divorce?
1 would if It wasn't for one thing.
What's that?
My poor, dear little Fido. 1 dare
not deprive him of a man's protection.—Detroit Free Press.
His Idea
That trust, magnate has a singular-
lv fitting Idea of his new abode,
He told the architect he wanted an
octopus shaped room for his living
Her Perogatlve
Mrs. Exe—So the umplre'B wife
doesn't attend the ball game any
Mra. Wye—No, It was so aggravating to seo him get the last word.
A Give-Away
I'm sorry to And the baroness out.
Don't, forget to tell her 1 called, will
No Blr; I'll tell her so at once.—
Fligende Blatter.
Careless of Him
The late Gen. F. D. Grant used often to tell on memorial day a funny
story about Bull Run.
A soldier, he would begin, had a
sear on his face.
Where did you get that scar? they
asked him.
At Bull Run, be replied.
What? they cried Incredulously.
Whnt, shot ln tbo face at Bull Run?
How could that be?
■.Veil, replied the soldier, It was
like this. After I'd run four or five
miles I got. Hind of careless and looked bac"/.— Detroit Free Press.
Laying a Foundation
Utile  Bobby    (the    guest)—Mrs.
Sklmper, when I heard we were *$;m'
to ha/; dinner nt your house I started right in trainln'-fer It.
Mrs. Sklmper (the hostess)—By
saving up your appetite, Bobby?
Little Bobby—No'm. By rutin' a
square meal first.—St. Louis Globe-
One Line of Reasoning
Why   should I  buy  Block iu your
Why. we're right next to the Skinned Cat, which is producing fabulous
Ves. aud I live In a boarding house
which is right next, to a mPHoiullro.
But tlmt doesn't make me worth any-
thing—Washington Herald.
There |- no poisonous Ingredient In
llollowiiy'n Corn Cure, and It can
be used without danger of Injury.
A Poster Effect
I novar sen Hotcake with coat, vest
nnd trousers alike. His vest never
matches hia trousers, and his coat
seldom matches his vest.
Here's tbe way it. Is. He has a
blue suit, a green suit and a gray
suit, kvery morning he shuffles
'em all up and deals himself an outfit for lhe day.	
Cause and Effect
Madam, I am just out of the hospital and—
Don't tell me nny such story as
that. Vou are the same man I gave
a piece of pie to not two weeks ago.
Yes, dat was just 'fore I went to
de hospital.-Los Angeles Herald.
There nre now 251 "infant, care
stations" open in 165 towns of the
German Empire. One effect of their
establishment has been to reduce the
percentage of bottle-fed babies from
60 to 35 pnd to decrease Infantile
mortality from 8.4 to 4 per cent.
Teacher—Whnt Ir a gargoyle. Tommie? Tommie—It's something the
doctor gives yon when you get sore
throat.—Yonkers. Statesmun.
The Only Fear
New  Merchant—How big
would  you advise?
Advertising Man—Thai depends on
how   many  tons of customers  your
store floor will sustain.    You  would*-
n't want 'cm to break through Into th|
cellar, of course!—Puck.
A Household Medicine—They tbat
are acquainted with the sterling pry
perties of Dr. Thomas' Electric OH
in the treatment of many ailments
would not he without lt in the house.
It is truly a household medicine nud
as lt Is effective ln dealing with many
ordinary complaints It is cheaper
than a doctor. So, keep It at hand,
as the call for It may come most un*
Litt-e Bobby—Say, Willie, is ma
Little Willie—No. What 'y goln'
C do?
Little Bobby—Take out de goldfish and let 'em play with the cat.—
What, Doris! You are going to
refuse young Mr. Mnffington? Why
I om sure he's a model young man.
I don't think he'll ever prosper,
auntie. He alms too low. He only
kissed my hand  when he  proposed.
Percy—1 always wanted to join the
Corp. Gore—Why didn't you?
Percy—Well, mother wouldn't let
me. She said I'd surely get shot In
the first battle, as i was such a daredevil.     So now I'm a ladies' tailor.
Tolstoy's Sister
Sister Maria,   Tolstoy's sister, who
died of pneumonia   at 'Schamordino
last month, was, according to a friend
■>f her childhood, a sister iu fact, nnd
the title was not un empty one with
her. She was deeply religious and
a firm believer in the forms and ceremonies at which her great brother
scoffed, but the differences on that
score never lessened the real love
which existed between them.
She visited him every year. That
was Sister Maria's ono duty beyond
the walls of the cloister. And when
life in his home became a burden and
when the poet philosopher fled
from it he went to his Sister Maria-
'To her he confided the secrets of his
home life, und these lle burled with
her now.—London Globe.
Women in middle age often complain of hot flashes. They sre tt that stage
of life—whea their delicate organism needs • tonic and helping-hand which only Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription can give them. Many women suffer needlessly from
girlhood to womanhood and from motherhood to old age—with backache, dizziness or headache. A woman often becomes sleepless, nervous, " broken-down,"
irritable and feels tired from morning to night. When pains and aches rack thc
womanly system at frequent intervals, ask your neighbor about
Doctor Pierce's Favorite Prescription.
HtS. J. lliaor, of 321 S. BenUlon Street, Baltimore, Mil., m>-b: "I
wrote yon about nine months ago, tolling yon of my condition. I have a
fine btbj-ffW-ibe weighed nine poundi when born. She is my third child
and tha atrongest of tbem all. My suffering was only for two hour*. I
took Miami bottles of 'Favorite Tretcription' and one of Dr. Pierce's
Smart-Weed. I never had a well day before I took your modkines. I waa
surprised how well I feU-could rat-was always hungry.&nd neter had a
sick stomach. The nurse who was with me suld the medicine win wonderful because I got along: ao nicely after having had so much trouble before.
She intends to recommend It to alt her aulTerinr patiente. Everybody hi
astonished at me because I only weighed 102 pounds before and now I
weigh 1SS. I have had several ladies come to me ant] ask about Dr. Pierce's
medicine. I am willing to recommend it to al) who suffer and want holp.
If any want information I will be glsd to give it to them."
Uns. .mhof A Child.
The Northern Trusts Company
This company acts In thc capacity of
and wc shall bo ulart tn forward copy of   our   Booklet   "Something
r.hout Trusts. Trustees and Trust Companies." on request.
108 Cheques Will be
Distributed Among Canadian
Farmers. Will You Get One of Them?
In addition to tlic- twenty-seven first prizes of $50 each, there "ill
be eighty-one other aish prizes, rangin-; from $10 to $2S in our
This contest is alone thc «anip lines as the
one which was so successful last year, except
that there are three times as many prizes, and
therefore three times as many chances for
each contestant to win. Kvery farmer in Canada who uses "Canada" Cement is eligible to
compete. The conditions are such that large
and small users of cement have equal opportunities to win a 150 prize.
The ronttit is divided into three cl.liei, and there
ate fmt, second, third »nd fourth prizes (ISO, tli,
ti i md 110) In each clau.
CUM''A"-PflHii.t».m-fcltfttB>'°.r *m*«» In wb .wine.
.ho ut. B1I.M "C.H.J." Cm.nl.n Ikwlr l«m. In 1911.
CLASS "B"   Ptl/f. t. be iw.ruvd Ifl ih« lunr l.im»r. In nr.
.(...In.r who Mn. Bholocrnpli. .1 lh. itll fO.tvtU
tto.k .una Wll.   "Cud."  CfBWUI .n llitll   Lrm.
In I'll!.
CI-Ahs "c"   Pit... lo p. ...1.1'. in Ihe fail. I.im.i.
In run twine. *ho .end Ibe ben itttt ih
Iiiih, tellinf hfl. .nr pier.
In addition to thus heinr- divided into
classes, so as to (-ivo small men of cement tin
ei|uul chance with those who use more, the
Contest is also divided into nine divisions, one
for each province. So you see you need only
to compete with thc other farmers of your own
province, and not with those all over Canada.
Don't think that because you have never
used cement, you cannot win a prize. Many
of lust year'it prize winners had
nrver used t-einent before they
entered the Contest. We will send
you n tree hook, "What the
Farmer Cun Do With Concrete,"
of your
VII nt,,,* With "ClMda" Oinnil. (KMlltf
luM.-iitii-emi.il be Kcowp-nk*. br »-**•
|l([ih.*f Ibf w«lk.)
llmt will not only help you in the
Contest, but will tell you everything you rotild want to know about
the use of cement on the farm.
Iiwi'i i*\*f. bul wnd ut your
mnr ind ■tliltrnlci .IT »ttJ Ifl
ihii Ui- bet-kaiid lull -aflirirfirt
ulibe l-rlfli t't-Mcil illlii a«ir.
I'm a l*tl*i, fsiul w tuupofc
e Contest.
Addru. Publicity Mauler
Canada Cement Company
53-63 Herald Bid*
tree book
, 'WhattheRinner
^Wvixt dowilh wiicrete
.    v/ill be sent to all
who request details
of the Prize Contest THE PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK, B. C.
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Professional   Curbs
■ J116 •
Cobg-J   Hoticcs
4* +^«f^-^-|*-^*|«+*f^*f ■i^*^HH,tH 4**f*f*,|',f*H**l**f,l
W.   P.
a 11 it 0
llm ihitisr,
Barristers.  Solicitors anil Notaries
Money  to Loan
Bank BuililiitK
-    Britisli Columbia
J.   T.   LAIDLAW,
MiulUK Engineer and B.O.
Land .Surveyor,
P.O. Boi 23G I'boue 222
CRANBROOK,     ...     B.C.
Dm.   K I N (i   _   t! R B B N
Pbyuicians and Surgeons
Office at  Residence,   Armstroug Ave.
Olllce Hours:—
Forenoons - - 9.(10 to 10.OU
Alternoons - - 2.00 to 4.00
Evenings - - - 7.20 to 8.30
Sundays   - - - 2.20 tu 4.30
Cranbrook, B.C.
Office in Huusou Block
CRANBROOK,     ...    B.O.
F. M. MacPlicrsou
Norbury A.enuo Next to City H.ll
Open D.y .ml Night Phon. lis
Funeral Direutor,
FlIUNr* 340
Court Cranbrook No. 8943.
Meet in Carmen's Hall, on   2nd aud
4tb Thursday ul em-it montb.
l.uuis Peurson, Sec, P.O. Box "18.
Visiting Brothers Cordially Welcomed
(Cranbrook Branch)
Meets   in   the   Carmen's   Hall 2nd
and 4th Tuesduys in every month, at
8 p.m.   Membership open  to British
N.  A.  Walllnger,  Pres
W. C. Crehbln, Sec'y.
P.O. Boi 42.1.
Visiting members cordially welcome
A. F. & A. M.
Regular   meetings   on   the
third   Thursday   ol   every
Visiting brethren welcome.
. ,1. McSweyn, Worshipful Master
J.  S. Peck, Secretary
No. 125, R. A. M.
Regular meetings:—2nd Tuesday in
each month at eight o'clock.
Sojourning    Companions   are   cordially invited.
Ex.  Comp.—A.  C.   Shanklund,  E.
Crnnbrook, B.C.
Cranbrook, B.C.
Crescent Lodge, No. 33
Meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m.
at Fraternity Hall.
N. S. Houston, C. C.
F. A. Stride, K. R. & 8.
B. A. Hill, M. F.
Visiting brethren cordially invited
to   attend.
Uo. 42
' Meets every Monday nlgbt
at  Eew   Fraternity   Hall.
Sojourning Oddfellows cordially invited.
J. Rendull W. M. Harris
N. C. Sec'y
In Prizes
f   "The    MAGNET   of  EAST   KOOTENAY^'
Sept. 19-20th, 1912
Special  Attractions, Morse Racing,
Athletic   Sports
ii    Every City, Town antl Hamlet in  East  Kootenay
\',   will place on exhibition the icsourses of their respective districts.
Don't Forget tha Date   September 19-20.1,., 1812
Cranbrook, B.C
All Goutm un lout Ions tu he
;;   P. De Vere Hunt
AtlilriiaMoil lo
Corporation   of   the
of Cranbrook
By-Law No. 109
A by-law to raise the sum ol
Twenty Thousand Dollars (.120,000)
by Debentures to complete the sewerage system ol the City ol Cranbrook.
WHEREAS by by-law No. M ot the
City of Cranbrook certain monies
were authorized to be raised by the
sale of debentures for tbe purpose of
installing and constructing a sewage
system in and in the vicinity of the
City of Cranbrook, and
WHEREAH it has been ascertained
that the sum ot monies so raised Ib
not suRlclent to complete the said
work, and
WHEREAH It is deemed expedient
on behalf of the said Municipal
Council to complete the said sewage
system, and
WHEREAS tor the purpose aforesaid, lt will be necessary to borrow
the sum of Twenty Thousand Dollars
AND WHEREAH the amount of the
whole rateable land or improvements
or real property of the said City, according to the last Revised Assessment Roll, is One Million Seven Hundred und Eleven Thousand, Nine Hun
dred and Ninety Dollars ($1,711,M0.-
AND WHEREAS it will be requisite to raise annually by rate the
sum of One Thousand Two Hundred
und Slxty.Flve Dollars and Twenty-
Six Cents (*1,26!>. 26). for paying the
said debt and interest.
AND WHEREAH the present Debenture indebtedness of the City of
Cranbrook is Two Hundred and Forty Thousand Seven Hundred and
Seventy-Seven Dollars and Thirty-
Six Cents,  ($240,777.36).
AND WHEREAS the Municipal
Council has power to pass by-laws
for contracting debts, hy borrowing
money or otherwise and for levying
rates for payment ot such debts on
the rateable lands and Improvements,
either or both, or rateable real property of the Municipality for any
purpose within the jurisdiction of the
Council; but the aggregate ol such
debts, except for works of local improvements and for school purposes,
shall not exceed twenty per cent
(20 p.c.) nf the assessed value ot the
lands and improvements or the real
property of the Municipality according to the Inst Revised Assessment
AND WHEREAS the present debenture indebtedness of the City of Cran
hrook, other thnn the indebtedness
for works of local improvement and
for school purposes, is Two Hundred
und Seven Thousand, Nine Hundred
und Forty-Seven Dollars and Twenty-
nine cents ($207,947.29).
NOW, THEREFORE, the Municipal
Council of the Corporation of the
I'ity of Cranbrook, in Council assembled enact ns follows:—
1. It shall and may be lawful for
the Mayor of the Corporation of the
City ot Cranbrook to borrow money
upon the credit of the said Corporation by way ot debentures hereinafter mentioned from any person or
persons, body or bodies corporate,
who mny be willing to advance the
same as a loan, a sum of money not
exceeding In the whole the sum ol
Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000)
and to cause all such sums so raised
or received to he paid Into the hands
ol the Treasurer ot the said Corporation for the purpose and with the object hereinbefore recited.
2. It shall be lawful for the Mayor
ot the said Corporation to catiBe any
number uf debentures to be made,
executed aud issued for such sum or
suniB us may be required (or the purpose and objects aforesaid, not exceeding, however, the sum of Twenty
Thousand Dollars, ($20,000), each of
the debentures being of tbe denomination of Five Hundred Dollars (SOD);
and all such debentures shall be sealed with tbe seal of tbe Corporation
and signed by the Mayor thereof.
3. The said debentures shall beat-
date the 21st day of August, 1912,
and shall be made payable within
40 years from the said date, in lawful money of Canada, at the ofllce ot
the City Clerk of tbe City of Cranbrook, in Cranbrook aforesaid, which
said place ot payment shall be designated by the said debentures, and
shall bave attached to tbem coupons
for the payment of interest, and the
signatures to tbe said coupons may
be either written, stamped, printed
or lithographed.
4. Tbe said debentures shall hear
interest at the rate of Five Per Cent
(5 p. c.) per annum front the dute
thereof, which interest shall be payable semi annually at tbe said otlice
of the City Clerk of the City of
Cranbrook In Cranhrook aforesaid,
In lawful money of Canada, on the
21st day of August, and the 21st day
of February in each year during the
currency thereof, and it shall be expressed in said debentures and coupons to he so payable.
It shall be lawful for the Mayor
of the said Corporation to negotiate
and sell the said debentures or any
of them at not less than Ninety Per
Cent (90 p.c.) of their (ace value after
deducting all brokerage and commission charges incurred in the sale
6. There shall be raised and levied
in each year during tbe currency ol
said debentures, the sum of one
Thousand Dollars (1,000.00) for payment of intecest, and the sum ot Two
Hundred and Sixty-Flye Dollars and
Twenty-Six cents ($205.26) for payment of the debt due upon said debentures by a rate sufficient therefor
on all the rateable lands or improvements or real property in tbe said
7. It shall be lawful for tbe said
Municipal Council to re-purchase any
of the said debentures upon such
terms as may be agreed upon with
the legal holder or holders thereof,
or any pnrt thereof either at the
time of sale or any subsequent time
or times, nnd all debentures so repurchased shall forthwith be cancelled and destroyed and no reissue ol
debentures so re-purchased shall be
made ln consequence ot such re-purchase
This by-taw shall take effect on
and atter the 21st day of August,
9. This By-law may be cited for
all purposes as the Oranbrook Sewage System Completion By-law.
Read the First, Second and Third
Time, on the 19th dny of July 1912.
TAKE  NOTICK  that the above Is
true copy ot the proposed by-law
upon which the Tote of the Municipality will he tnken at the Municipal
Offices, on Norbury Avenue, in the
City of Cranhrook on the 7th dny ot
August 1912, between the hour of 9
o'clock (10 o'clock, local time) In the
rooming, and 7 o'clock (8 o'clock local time) in the evening.
C. M. C.
For Sale By
ii Cranbrook Jobbers, Ltd ii
District of Kast Kootenay
TAKB NOTICE that I, Mahelln
Cornelia Corwln oi Oranbrook, H. 0,
Married woman, Intend to apply tor
permission to purchase the following
described  lands:    Commencing  at   a
post, plunted nt tlm south-west corner ol Lot 6117, thence north forty
(40) chains; thence west forty (40)
chains; tbence south lorty (40) chains
thence cast forty (40) chains to the
point of commencement, contl minis
1C0 acres more or loss.
(Hgd.)  Mahelle Cornelia  Corwln
Dated June IB, 1918. »8-'Jt' intestate.
Notice ls hereby given thnt on the
23rd day of July, 1912, lt was order
ed by HIb Honor, James A. Forln,
Esquire, Judge of the County Court
of West Kootenny, that James A.
Arnold, Official Administrator lor
that portion of the County of Koo
tenay Included in the Electoral Dls
trlct ot Cranhrook, be Administrator
of all and singular the estate of
llllii' Holm deceased Intestate.
Bvery person Indebted to the snid
.'•censed Is required to make payment
forthwith to the undersigned.
Kvery person hnving In possession
niterta belonging to the deceased Is required forthwith to notify the undersigned.
Every creditor or other person hav
Ing nny claim upon or Interest In the
distribution of the estate of the said
deceuscd iB requited to send belore
the 3rd duy of September next, hy
registered mail addressed to the un-
lorslgued, his name and address and
the full particulars ol his claim or
interest, and a statement of his ac
count und the nature of the security
(if any) held hy him.
Alter the said last mentioned date
the Administrator will proceed with
the distribution of the estate having
regnrd to those claims only of which
he shall have had notice.
Dnted nt Oranbrook, this 23rd day
of July, 1912.
J.   A.   ARNOLD
30-4t. Official Administrator
Notice Is hereby given tbat on the
23rd day of July, 1912, It was order
cd by His Honor, .IntneB A. Forln,
Esquire, Judge of the County Court
uf West Kootenny, thut James A.
Arnold, Official Administrator lor
that portion ot the County of Koo-
tenay included In the Electoral District ol Oranbrook, he Administrator
of nil und singular ths estate ol
William  Wellington Culhum deceased
tbe full particulars oi bis claim or
interest, und a statement of his account and tbe nature ol the security
(if any) held by bim.
After the said last meutioned date
the Administrator will proceed with
the distribution of the estate having
regard to those claims only of which
he shall bave bad notice.
Dated at Crnnbrook, this 23rd day
of July, 1912.
J.    A.    ARNOLD
;t0-4t. Official  Administrator
Kvery person Indebted to the said
deceased is required to make payment
forthwith to the undersigned.
Kvery person having in possession
edects belonging to the deceased Is required lorthwith to notify the undersigned.
Every creditor or other person having any claim upon or interest in the
distribution of the estate ot the said
deceased is required to Bend belore
the 3rd duy of September next, hy
registered mail addressed to the undersigned, his name and address and
the full particulars of his claim or
interest, and a statement of his account and the nature of the security
(If any) held hy him.
Atter the said last mentioned Rate
the Administrator will proceed with
the distribution of the estate having
regard to those claims only of which
he shall have had notice.
Dated at. Oranbrook, this 23rd day
of July, 1912.
J.   A.   ARNOLD
30-4t. Official Administrator
For Certificate  of  improvement
Dardanelles and Mother-lode Mineral Claims situate in the Fort Hteele
Mining Division ol Bast Kootenay
District, on the south side of Wild
Horse Creek, about three miles above
old camp.
Take notice that I Thos. T McVittie F. M. C.,No. 37270B, agent tor
Albert Banks, Free Miner's Certificate No. 37270B, intend, sixty days
from date hereof, to apply to the
Mining Recorder for a Certillcnte ol
Improvements, for tbe purpose of obtaining a Crown grant ol the above
And further tnke notice that action
under section 37, must, be commenced
before the issuance of such certificate
of Improvements.
Thos. T.  McVittie,  Agent.
Dated this 22nd duy of July, A.D.1912
District Division of South East
Take notice that I, Robert Campbell of Moyie, B. C. occupation Merchant, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted near
the South West corner post of Lot
2,802, tbence North 40 chains; thence
West 20 chains;'thence South 40
chains to the North West point of Lot
2801, thence Bast 20 chains to the
place of commencement, containing
acreB more or less exempting
therefrom the lands covered by the
Rosk Hill Mineral Claim.
Robert Campbell,
Duted May 27tb, 1912 22-9t
For a Licence to take and use water.
NOTICE is hereby given that
Francis Downs of Flagstone, Rancher
will apply for a licence to take snd
use 25 Miner's Inches of water out of
Willie Phillips Creek rising east ol
l.ot 489 which flows in a South-wester
ly direction through Lot 489 and empties into Kootenay River near Gateway. The water will he diverted at
the loot of the mountain and will be
used for irrigation purposes on the
Innd described as Bast half of Subdivision 1. of l.ot 357. (.roup 1,
Kootensy District.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 26th day of July,
1912. Thc application will be filed
in the office of thc Water Recorder at
Cranbrook, B.C.
Objections may he tiled with the
said Water Recorder or with the
Comptroller ol Water Rights, parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.
TAKB NOTICE that I, Jobn Livingston of Cranbrook, B.C., Miner,
intend to apply tor permission to
prospect for coal and petroleum over
tbe following described lands situate
In the Flathead District of- British
COMMENCING at a post placed at
or near one mile eaat ot 31-mile
post on the O.P.R, survey line;
tbence 80 chains south; thence 80
chains west; tbence 80 chains north;
thence 80 chains east to place ol
John Livingstou
Dated this 31st day of July. 1912.
For a Licence to take and use water.
NOTICB is hereby given that Ir-
lng Kverett of Kil'a, Mont., Rancher
will apply for a licence to take and
use one cubic foot per second of water out of an unnamed spring which
rises in S.W. Corner of Sub-lot 14 ot
Lot 343, Group I, Kootenny District,
and which flows in a westerly direction through the Bume lot and empties into Kootenay River near Flagstone. The water will be diverted at
tbe source and will be used for Irrigation purposes on the lund described
as Subdivision 14 of lot 343, Croup 1,
Kootenay District.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 26th day of July.
1912. The application will be tiled in
Coal mining rights of the Dominion j tbe office ot the Wnter Recorder at
Manitoba,  Saskatchewan and At-j cranbrook.
Objections may lw bled with the
Bald    Water   Recorder   or   with   tbe
Notice is hereby given that the reserve existing over Lot 9874, (.roup I
Kootenay District, by reason of the
notice published in the British Columbia Gazette uf the 27th of December, liln;, is cancelled.
Deputy  Minister of Lands
Lands Department,
Victoria,  B.C.,  18th May,1912.   2,l-13t
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dm- lire Mtnnlc copy will i* m-illed l-v iddttstlnn ihr pubs
liJw, II. H.ttlNDsOK, UtW. WtihinKWDStre-l, ClIICAOO.
Frank Dezall
Agent for
Deering & McCormick
Mowers & Rigs
Bicycles for Sale.
All Repairs Done at Reasonable Cost.
Works:      Opposite Depot
b»rta, the Yukon Territory, the North
weBt Territories and in a portion of
the Province ot British Columbia,
may be leased lor a term ol twenty-
one years at an annual rentul ol (1
un acre. Not more than 2,Still acrea
will be leased to one applicant.
Application lor a lease must he
made hy the applicant iu person to
the Agent or Sub-Agent ol the district in which the rights applied tor
are situated.
Iu surveyed territory the land must
he described liy sections, or legal subdivisions ol sections, and ln miBur-
veyed territory the truct applied for
shall he staked out by the applicant
Each application must be accompanied by a fee of |5 which will be
refunded if tbe rights applied for are
not available, but uot otherwise. A
royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tbe
rate of Ave cents per ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity of
merchantable coal mined and pay the
royalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights are not being operated, such
returns should he furnished at least
once a year.
The lease will include the coal milling rights only, but the lessee may
he permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rlghta may be considered necessary for tbe working of
the mine at the rate of J10.00 an acre
For (ull Information application
should be made to the Secretary of
the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent nr Sub-Agent of
Dominion Lands.
W.   W.   CORY,
Deputy Minister of the Interior
N.B.—Unauthorized publication ol
this advertisement will not be paid
lor. March 25-6n*.
Notice is hereby given thut nn the
23rd day of July, 1912, it wits order
ed by His Honor, James A. Forln,
Ksnulre, Judge of the County Courl
of West Kootenay, thut James A.
Arnold, Official Administrator for
that portion nf the County of Kun-
tenay included in the Electoral District of Cranhrook, he Administrator
of all and singular the estate of
William lii'Ull deceased Intestate.
Every person indebted to the said
deceased Is required to make payment
forthwith to the undersigned.
Every person having in possession
effects belonging to the deceased is required forthwith to notify the undersigned.
Every creditor ur other person having nny claim upon or Interest In the
distribution of the estate of the said
deceased Is required to send liefore
the aril day of September neit, hy
registered mull addressed to the undersigned, tail nam* and addresu and
Comptroller   of Wnter Rights, Parliament   Buildings, Victoria, B.C.
By Francis Downs
Notice to Contractors
SEALED TENDERS will he received by the undersigned for building and supplying all material fnr
same ol 12SU feet of li foot fence; also
2911 feet of 3 It r, in. board fence on
the Fair l lion nils.
Plans und Specifications can he seen
at my ofllce. All tenders must he
handed iu before noon on July 29th.
The lowest or any other tender nut
necessarily accepted.
Armstrong Ave.
Warning    Against
For u Licence to take and use water.
NOTICE is hereby given that Ir
Ing Everett of Kiln. Mont., Rancher
will apply (or a licence to take and
use Three Cubic feet per second of
wnter out of an unnamed creek
formed by three sprlnga rising or
Subdivision 14 of Lot 243, Oroup 1,
Kootenay District which flows lu «
westerly direction through suld Hub
lot and empties into Kootenay River
near Flagstone. The water will be
diverted ut a point about r.nn feet
east of the Kootenay River aud will
be used for Irrigation purposes on
the land described as Sub-lots 12 *
14 of Lot 1143 und 2 * r, of lot DM,
Oroup I, Kootenay District.
This notice was postetl on the
ground on the 2i;th day of July,
1912, The application will he filed In
the ofllce of the Water Recorder at
Objections   may    be   tiled  with the
snld    Water   Recorder   or   with   the
Comptroller   of Water Rights, Parliament   Buildings, Victoria, II.0.
By Francis Downs
Cranhrook, B.O.
Fruit Inspector Lyne, of British
Columbia; denounces the selling of
lunds worthless for fruit growing pur
poses.    He says;
"There has been too much booming
of bottom lands for fruit purposes by
real estate men under thc Impression
that they would mnke sales in that
manner. In fact, bottom landa, gen-
erully s|ienking, are not well adapted
for fruit culture, though they are admirable fnr dairying and for that pur
pose they ought to he utilized and
could he with protlt. There are people struggling long trying to grow
fruit In bottom lands that should he
nourishing dairy districts, people
who have heen deluded Into buying
these bottom lands for fruit growing
make it failure ol their undertaking
and then run down the country and
everyone in It whom they think to he
In any wny responsible (or their attempts. On the other hand, (or dairy
ing purposes these lunds are not
boosted as they ought to he."
btoaiti   Builur,   Kuruacii,
aud Septic Taul* work
a specialty
■   Cost and stock •itiinatai
furniihad uu application.
Address I P. O. Box 244, O.abio.t
We Deal in Everything From
a .Needle to a Locomotive,
Joseph li. McLean
All kinds ul Si.'cuiul Hand Goodl
Kuriiitui-u a SPECIALTY
i-UgVa Old   Stand. Hauiou Ar*
Phone Ul.
Cottage Hospital
Matron:    Mrs. A. Salmon
Terms on Application
Phone 25" P. O. Box 845
Make* Short Work of
Dm■['*■••**.tin. Miitl apparently   l-opeleM ca»ei ut
Sri., tic it, Lumbago* Gout, NeurtUfia and ill other
.Vim nf l.hfi.nntiMii yield lit onct! to Abbott Brut.
Ksi4Miin.itir Itemedy. Like an ant-el of merry It
hai liven initunt reliefL" "Icep-foraaWen ■ulTerert,
lift**., i.ivii i'n■in bed* of ni"<iny und for 2*. year*
ha* lii'i-ti curing iiitm, v-'-nif-n ami children fur
Whom ther-- lei-metl no help, Jul H few buttle!
h.ive CUn il Bt •"■ "f iriilli :-Ji to istl yearn' duration
-tn-. today it itandi m-i-i-. ailed m ft quick, iafeand
al-iului.-ly relmtile irmttiieni for all -irir arid dn*
.■;il. ki.li.i
i. etc     l.ri. :i .....W b-iUltMif
Cb ef-Mantorrfc
THE STANDARD In tlm National
Woflkly N'i)WH|iu|iur uf lho Oolnlliloii
of Camilla.     ll  In mm I In nil lm
n iim-m thn modi oxptm»lv<i uniiniv.
ItiHH. in tirliiK tli<i phologrophi from
till iivit Ihn -vorltl.
Iih prllclt'M nro cnrofully Holoctuil •ml
Iih mlliorliil itolloy ih thorouKhlj
A nubni'1'iiiiliiti tn Tho Htnntlaril
ciihih 12.00 par yaar In nny aililroll In
Clltllliln   nr  Orool   llllllllll.
TRY IT FOR 1912!
Montrt.l  Standard  Publlahlne) Ca.,
Uimitad, Publlahank
Abbott Bros.' Rhiumitlc Rjmjdy
', end your liwiin ut once---Hurt yuur cure today.
Sent pl-tplld t.v Abbott Hro... 711 S. [>.-url-oi ri St ,
j Oik-UKu,  HI.* If your driiKitiat dom not have lii
Sold By tha
Cranbrook Drug t Book Co. ]
68 VEArir
Thadc Mai-ms
COr-YMOHTt 4c.
Anrnna ■"■■•.,mj ft *hetrh and dt-M-rlpllnii map
fint'"lp ats'-aritini '-nr u*.ini"« fraa what hat au
-MVKPiil.iti ia i>ri.iinl>lf i-'iitjKij»M*jt1*''i"N*iii"l-'*i
 ...i,-ir- ...n i-..i.i  rlANOIOOK ••» Palann
 i fin*. .flilr>«l aift-iii-f i->rani<urTn||>ataiili.
l-nt'tiita tiik.'ii thnm-fli Munn 1 Vo. iwvfflTt
il--iiii.ii-if.il-, •*» I'li-iiif. a-I'Mrfft*. Iti tli*
Scientific American
A   hiinitfei-iiirlr  .llit-.lialert weakly.    UMfJI clt-
.iiUt-m  D    ii'ir   Mr-Mint.   t-'Mi      Teiliii   lo,
"'    Ida   » V? iy.-". J-*"****" PltpltW.    Hold l'l
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" at Auditorium Tonight
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The Lund Land
• & Development Co., Ltd.
Local  News
Mr.  nml  Mrs.
X   Thursday
• •! ler,
J.  McTavlsh loft on
short visit  to Hi-tt
Shirts  hall   pru-
I'. LUND.  President
J. McTnvisli bus purchased .
passenger Ford from tlm Ko
Garage Co.
See us about lands in the
Beautiful Kootenay Valley
Orchard & Garden Tracts
Grazing   Lands
i x- Blackwells Paisley Flour nt
Pure Komi Grocery.
.1. I-'. Smith has purchased a
nssonger car from  tlu'  Kooten-
i!.  ll.  Furlong'8   prices
will give ymi Batisfactiou
.1.   p,   Pink,   of   the Kink Morcan I
tile Co.,  loft  mi TuoBtlay  bound lor
Vaucouver   anil  Kort  Goorgo.    Huni-
ness   is   tin-   attraction   which   liqH
drawn him to tin' iioi't.horti country.
Now     shlpmonl     ui     China    Jusl
received.   We    mny    tho largest  as
sortmonl    in Hn' city,   Bomo special i
values    iu   Hand   Pulutou*   goods at
Campbell  -J  Mannings.
4.-t-'l"t"l*-*-'l'-l"t"**'l"l--l"t"t"t "t")-4"t"{"f-t- -l"t"l"i"i-i"i- -M"M"l"M*4-l"l"H-+ • -
If you are going
Visit our Experimental Farms at
British Columbia
ay Garage Co.
See what those shirts aro like at
i'. c.  s. before   paying   '.nets   more
lor   tin- sa  article elsewhere
Miss Teller. o| Pernio, lias been
staying in Oranbrook tins wcuk, Uie
ruest ol Miss M. Roberts.
-l'. 0.
mist cle
ul   all   Men'-
t-~-.---.-f-+**+********** +++++I-++++-H + I-I-+I + I-'* l-l*
BORN—At the Cottage Hospital on
July L'Tlli lo Mi. and Mis H P
llude of Movie, a daughter.
The 41 Market Co.    J
lay your car pets, luioUuiin
etc. ^ U Fur long, next to llm
.ling's Studio
BORN—At the Cottage Hospital on
July 29th, io Mi- and Mra v. Olson
oi Kitchener, B.C    a sou
arc hot It objects of ureal
-ituiuitm tt> tin- mail vn ho fa
going io be engaged. Here
Is ilu- place for him to cauu-
io rind tlu- jeweled circle that
is *.nn- to tift a "Yes" w lieu
ilu- momentous u,uestloti is
popped No girl could find
ii iu hei liearl tn decline
such a beautiful ring. There
are varieties enough topli us •
all tasti's—sizes enough io lit
all Rngers
Jewelers & Opticians
will he a mooting ol tin- Wn j
men's   Instilule  la  lhe  Gannons'   Hall
ou Tuesday  nltornooo al  :i  o'clock, j
whon Mrs. Dornn will glvo a douinn-
nl rat ion  on   Snlud   making.      A   good
attendance is hopotl for and a special
Invitation is extended to nil.
'it uii ing or on any other Outing
to take a
don't forget      \\
Thermos  Bottle
and is
sizes am
at just the right temperature
sanitary. We have them in all
prices  never  heard  ol   belore.
. i
\   Melody  drnliii
broach ul  uromlsi
;,l   llie   Kdison  'I'll
of yesterday, nnd
will   bo   presented
rili $1i;.i«i   G.0.8.
\li. and  Mrs. Harry  l-elitl  nud son | ;
.   ..i.inine   Hat.   were quests of Mr.
ami   Mrs.   II.   I'.   Mollntt   Ibis   week
Mr. Petltl  wns formerly a conductor]
running out al Ornnbrook, but lie is
now in the real estate business.
A     Man's
double the in
tney -I'
it.   Jil.HIi—worth
i'. S.
Thermos' Carafe
Newest   Member   ot   this   most   popular   line.      ;;
Have You Seen It?
All  Nickle Plated finish only »6.oo
as to what is best
**M Try These WW
We carry a full line of
Fresh ti Smoked Mean
Fresh Fish. Ete, ;    .   '.'■^..jjj
Quality & Prompt    j       \£Jp
/  4_\
Our  Motto
We must     - c
C.  S.
ut   ill  Men
Watch    to-: '-he   Rebekah's Box  So-
dl in the I.0 O.F   Hall on August
th     Kotfce   later   .
will   >«'ll   a*.   10c  yard   our  com-
I ne   •:  l'nn*s.   K*-st  Kootenay
!:ti,e   t'-i
Mr. Hilton, of YallK. wus visit.nt
hm roUttives this week tn the city re-
turne*. home on Thursday's noon
Lucky  the matt
bo buy*
35cts, that is
.te last—C. C.
75ct   un*
otir price
Ft, Hirtz of laiko, wuh in town doing business on Thursday and in conversation with a Prospector man he
said "   iliat   the   Milwaukee   railway
__ _—.— —   |jas a force of surveyors in the Held
in the vicinity of Blko looking over
-vi -j » ■ u route tor future railway building,
'        *   _?^ I    think   we  mentioned  it before—but
u        o   ,        , ■   . KTLBY   FRAMES PICTURES
For Sales List. 	
  !   There was a meeting of the Y.M.O.
FOR   SALE—White    S.O.     Leghorn-1 a. Tenuis Olub last night at which it
Wykofl strain .heaviest layers $1.50 was decided to have the court bedded
fur 15 eggs. S.U. Rhode Island with cinder and fixed up generally to
Red, $1.50 for 15 eggs; l'ekin bring it into good shape. Anyone
Strain Duck Eggs, $1.50 for L21 wishing for any information—Address
uei-s. All eggs from first class communications to J, J. Burgolne,
stock. —Swansea Poultry Farm. Sec.-Treas.
Wattsburg, B.C. 	
  Summer    Work Shirts, half price—
Beattie-Murphy Co.
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+   October.
Trap Shooters j
Will Please Note that We
have   Complete   Stock   of
Trap Shells
We have the load, made
of grade of powder tnd
size of shot you are looking for.
TO RENT—Furnished houses to rente. C. S.
In  Moyie.   Splendid boating aud fish- 	
  ing.    A good     opportunity   for    the;    At   Fort   Steele Inst Sunday some
It Is honed that the Manuel Tram    holiday season, to Imve n good time.  30    Cranbrook   friends   of   the    late
me School will he opened f.-r the use   \ppty Prospector office Tor   partlcu- ■ «eorR«   Qolrtte- wlth a -••■*•«« num,,er
un  or  about  the  1st  of   lars." 25 tf of locul rrien(la and relatives formed
  , the    cortege to place his remains in
., Roomers wanted—Apply to Mrs. J. j their last resting place.    Mr. Goldie
The   days   are   irettini-   longer   now,
and you will need the lamps burning,
The best  and cheapest oil to buy is;
S Mrs.     J,   Ii.     Murray    and  children
•f left   on Monday lor the coast where
T they are going  to spend a few  weeks
I vacation.
X I    A     Man's     Suit     at     $9,95—worth
? | double the money—C. ('. S.
•      P.    H.    Knight   and A. H. Noyes,
51 both    of Spokane,  mining men, were
were in Cranhrook this week on min-
X j ing business.
i ■    Preserving   Currants,   Gooseberries.
•Y   Raspberries,      peaches.     Plums   and!
Cherries at   Oampbell .* Mannings.
Meiinie.   Lumsdeu   Avenue,  corner \ was an old timer in this district and1
of Baker Park.
Chong Choy
BOX 143
Gri-en Vegetables of all Kinds
Delivered or Shipped
No.  104!)
Moots every Wednesday at 8 p.m.
In    Royal    Hluck    Knights   Mull.
R. 8. Garrett, Ure.
It.   H. C'rnhfun,  customs  oltkei' nt      Mr. mnl Mrs. A. I.. McDermot who
F. Parks & Company
KlngBgntc, and Mrs. Graham were imve been making an extended visit
the guests of Mr. und Mrs. (I. Put I with relations nt Winnipeg and other
more this week. j eastern    points    returned    home    on
was highly respected.
Men's Suits of every description at'
bargain prices—this week only— at
the    Kast Kootenny Mercantile Co.
Suits at $s.00 worth |16.00—O.C.8.
A party of ten, composed of seven
men und three women,  climbed Iron
mountain    on Monday.    At the sum-
mit which hus an elevation  of 7,200 1
feet, the party obtained an excellent!
view   of the country, especially that I
portion south to and accross the  international boundary.
Crosse   &    Hlackwell's  Sweet  Pickles ut Fink's Pure Pood Grocery.
Suits nt $8.00 worth $1C,00—O.C.S.
V. C, Malpas of Portland, Oregan,
formerly manager of the Canadian
llank of Commerce uf this city was
in  town  last  Saturday.    He  was ac*
[   think  we mentioned it before—butI *"   jcompanled by  Mrs.  Mulpas and  was
KTLBY   FRAMES PIOTURBS       j    A     full   line   of   poultry   supplies,   visiting Mr. and Mrs. utis Staples ul
such us wheat, bran, shorts, crushed   Wy«l.ff«   'luring   their   short  stay   in
Save for a Home
Saving uiu) home owning go hand in hand A until
who suves his money in nearly every cast- thus it
with the ultimate purpose in view of acquiring it
Home, and if he will only keep within his menns, a
few hundred dollars, a ft w sacrifices and a lillle persistency will give him whnl he most needs,
Nearly 4,000 Homes
haue heen put-chased or built, and gradually paid for
by the aid of this Company,    It can assist in paying
fur many more.
Many Successful Men
havo written acknowledging thot the acquisition "f
their   Homes,   through   the  aid   of   this   Company,
proved the lirst step to  prosperity.
The Canadian Birkbeek Investment &
Savings Company
Paid Up Capital and Surplus $1,450,000
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Ilohart hid
torcd from Wardner on Tuesday t<
witness the ball game between Ward
ner aud Oranbrook.
PERHAPS, Perhaps Not, In which caic the House,
furniture stud All Contents winch may have taken
much rime and money to get together are gone end
nothing to show for them. Our Companies pa) losses
promptly. The -small out la J for premiums ts repaid
.imply hy the feeling of securlt) given by having -•
Kire PoMcj m oui- of our Companies,
When Buying Protection be Sure you are
Getting what You Pay For.
We   nro  clearing,
ten's   Working   Hh:
Inr price $1.00—C. C.
>llt    nlic.ut    2110
hone, beef scraps, blood meal, grit
j etiirk fuoil. forcing fond, ete.., etc., at
\ Oampbell & Munnii-t-K.
I    (ten.  Howell    of    Spokane,    passed
A despatch from Ottawa says:
the Federal    Government will    not I
meet for the transaction ol business
-.intil early in Jnnunry.
Plains. Peaches, Pears nnd Apricots, Fresh to-ilay m the Bast Kootenay Mercantile Oo,
We    are   ele U'int'     olll    nbout
Men's   Working   Shirts at Mc, regular price 11.00—C. C S.
Work Shirts, half prire-
c. t*. s.
Wm. Morton, assistant to H.
White, of the Customs Department at
Cranbrook, returned home Inst Monday after spending his holidays In
thc east.   He reports having a splen-
thlnk we mentioned it before—hut
Mrs.   A.   0.   I'ye   will   not   receive  it
I/run  until tiie  1st Thursday in  Sov.
ftreen ('orn al Cninplicli le  Mannings
Mrs. .1. Woodman will not racolvs
again Until tlic I Ht Wednesday In Out,
Huits nt 18.00 worth 110.00—0.0.8.
Mr.  und  Mrs.  Hughs,  of Montreal,
were Oranbrook visitors oo Monday,
it. Furlong
Chairs, i'li'
llal.v   Mar
Mrs.   and   Miss   Coopoi    of   Shi
Crook were   Crnnbrook    visitors
through the city this week en route
lot Tracy Creek.    He lias some good
' mining property there which contain;.
p|1;lt i some very good mineral.
We nre rlcnrlng out about ano i,"'1 time. Mrs. Morton who acconi-
Men's Working Shirts nt '5c, regu- Piniad him will spend a month or so
Inr price $1.00—0, 0, S. I"1 BoBton before returning to Crnn-
  i brook.
Through  the sale ol epgs donated 	
by members of a church ut Macleod,!    w"   arc   well   stocked   in Wagons,
Alta., the building Is being decorated I "''ggh'",    Democrats,   Harness,   etc.,
Pis   King nnd Qrccn have ordered | about 250,000 eeus have been mnrket' 0,UNBK00K TltAIHNtl 00.
trom  the   Kootonny  Oarago   Co., „ od so far for church work, j   A„ oMug nMty mmMi_g „, Mr.
Ford runabout    which is expected ia     B      ^    tfMl|M   |(|   ..fm^ \ ,im,    Mrs.   llorun, and Mr. und Mra.
Lrnobrook in a few days. |iml 8l||t   (,nms i() (|u, RAHT Ko()   ,-„,. TlB(|„,„ vinitsMl st. Mary's lake
200 TRNAY   MBnOANTTMH CO, l°°   Su"<1"''    last.   They    hud a ride
  [across the lake and up the rlvor In a
U. .1. Beach, Into ol the KiihI Koo- motor   bout   und   In  the  meantime,
tenay Mercantile House, left on 614 "aught quite a number of line trout.
Miss Edna Hoey ol the Home BankIyesterday.    He figures on going Into'The pnrty returned well pleased with
Fernie    bus   been   visiting    Mrs.   J,  the provision business In one ol the'their trip.
Woodman tins lust two weeks, return   prairie cities, :    ., ...   r
Ini bom  Tuesday ol this week.   !    *»<»<""<■    Work Shirts, half prlce-
A    Man's    Suit    ul    |9.U—worth ' s'
Crosse  -i Blaokwoll's ground Sweet  llouh|0 „,c monev-C, 0. S. li   ,_,__ u.„ „„„7~, „ , ,
tlmonde al   Fink's Pure Food Oro-  '   ,','r *' """'''"'"-'Ml. before—but
.,          ...       ,,    ,,    „     ,       ,„ ,      KIl.HV   FRAMBS I'lCTIIHKS
eery I    Mr.   nnd   Mrs.  ('.   11.   Knorke  will!  '-J*,-"°
leave  on   Sunday on  a  holiday  trip
to Portland, Orexan,   They will visiti
other roast cities and are expecting     On    Thursday    the  Inffnnt  son  ol
to bo nwny some lew weeks. i Patrick   llwyer,    ol   llllll Itlver, was
—-— | laid to rest In the Cranhrook Hem-
We   arc  oloarlng    oul   about   2001   Suite at (B.OO worth fia.00—1).0.8. otory.     Much   sympathy   is   felt fur
Men's   Working   Shirts ut  Ke, regu-     ,,   , ," !t,HI puronts iih the llttlo fellow wus
l,„  price 1100- 0. 0. 8 ' K'""v '"     ''       ""' '"''' "l"'"1   t"k,'»   awn-   so suddenly.    Thc sci-
  to  Jon,   the automobile   hrlgndo   Ol  vlco was held In the Oathollo Church
The Vaudorvlllo nrtlsl Bllnn Jewell Ornnbrook, both having placed with cranbrook. The funeral arrange-
In si,in- mnl dance, and Miss Klsln the Kootenny Onrage Co., orders meats were curried out by Under-
Wies the wandering violinist will ap.  'or Ford  Ailtomohlles. : Inker  Mai'I'hersoii.
peal  al   the Kdison on Thursday uexl I ——
  i    Special    values   In   Trunks, (ii'ips,'    Sliarw I's   Asplo Jolly   at. Flak's
Men's  Fine  Union  Sails In  Under .and Suit   Cases ut the KAST KOO-  Pure Food Orooory,
Weal    I"   he   rlenicd   out    nt npcclul   I'KNAV   MKI1CANTI 1,14  OO, —:	
Prices    [Jusl     Kootenny   Mercantile —— The   dat    al  the Auditorium on
Co. The Kooli y iliiriiL'p Co,, received   Weilu lay    aiglit   given   by    the l.a
                            f    »lllpl I   nl six    Ford   curs   on i Crossn Club wan a big s wss.   Ther
Miss   li   Fcrrlri    wiih tnkon lo the  Woilnosdny,   F  nl theso am to ro was  a large   attendance,   the music
Hospital    last     Bnturday   miilerlug main In tlio city, one will go to Noi- [iirnlshod   by the  Oliornrd Orohostra I '.
,, irom   Tonsilitus. wo nre glad to ro- eon and to Trnll, li.O, ol  eiglil   Instriimonts  was  nil that 's
I' osslng favor-! could ho desired.   The hall waa tan to  ] J
*9,Wi—worth  iniiy   ,i irntoil   wllli   garlands   ol
\ II Mullock, who bus bell III the
hospital for the past, two oaths saf
ferlng from rheumatism, wus out on
Friday lor the nrst time.
•1.00 Shirts ut 4*0—0. C. H.
On Meats and Lards Guarantee Their Quality-
All uur l'n ducts are Government Inspected •£
"The Kind That Tastes Good." j-
P. BURNS & CO. Ltd. I
CRANBROOK,        •         B.   C. i
•M-l-r-H-I*.-l-l-M-l-++-H-.•..■.•++-H-M I*****************
:: :
iWhen Youi
: Our  Hardware II
New & Up-to-date
.» porl
iimt  she
Mails al  18.00 worth III. nu   CCS.
(let  tlmt  elinhby furniture recovered   now   by <:   It   Furlong, N.ilairy
Wo   will   sell    ut luc u   yurd. our ___
oomploto   line of prints.   Kast Koo-1 (n«l—MO-oq ll pouonuotu oa «uii|i   i
t.cuny Mercantile Co. BDhJUiOId KMKVlI.il   AII'IIH
double  tbe  liioney    C    (J,   st.
The Sash nnd Iloor Coiiipnny are
making some decided Improvements
among which is n dry shed for llllll-
her, which will ho 300 loot In length,
capable ol holding in curs of lumber.
electric  lis hii. und  in.mini  the  walls | -j"
were   hung   l.ucrosse  sticks,   symbolic
of the iiutional sport
J. D. McBride
w. w.
K11,11V +
X   Cranbrook, B. ('.
Phone 5   '<'.
WHWIII llllll III I lllll 1111 Ml 111 *W4W*Mi


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