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VOLUME
CRANBROOK, B. C.  SATURDAY   MORNING   AUGUST 15, 1913.
No 33.
Strict Censorship is Exercised Over Allied Troops Movements
French  and
City Council Meeting
The monthly meeting ol thc Olty
Council was held tn the Council
Chambers on Monday evening. Acting Mayor .1, Campbell presided with
Aldermen Hickenbotham, l.ensk nud
Genest supporting.
A request waB received from Mr.W.
B. MacFarlane lor the correct atreet
line opposite his property nt the corner ol Edwards and Garden avenue.
It was moved and seconded by Aldermen Genest and Hickenbotham
that the council obtain the services
of a surveyor to furnish the correct
grades.
The minutes ol several meetings
held on July 13 and 23 and August 5
and 6 were read aud adopted,
A letter waB read Irom W. T. McDonald, live stoek commissioner with
regard to the inspection of cattle in
this district. Letter was received
and hied.
The finance committee presented accounts'amounting to $5942.70; on motion they were ordered paid.
The accounts read as follows:
Beattie-Murphy Co     2.95
Crnnbrook Electric Linht Co.... 214.62
City Livery       3.00
City Transler & Warehouse Co. 462.94
Crnnbrook Sash _ Door Co. ... 526.24
City Clerk's sundries  172.90
R. Cassels  172.90
Cranbrook Transfer Co  287.53
C, C,   S      8.85
C. P. R. Telegraph     21.82
Prank Dezall     47.35
East Kootenay Lumber Co      5,03
Fink Mercantile Co    16.00
Gutta Percha Rubber Co  500.00
Hill, E. A    20.00
Herald Publishing Co    65.55
Kootenay Telephone Lines     24.50
Ira Manning     13.25
R.   S.  McNeill   176.40
J. D. McBride     52.S5
School Board, payroll   236.00
Engineer's payroll  1583.15
Police, payroll   377.95
City Officials, payroll  360.00
Fire Department, payroll  275.00
Patmore Bros    48.00
T. N. Parrett      9.55
F. Parks & Co    60.90
Government Laboratory    36,00
FroBpector Publishing Co    63.60
VV. H. Selby     4.00
'. B. Turney & Co  2.50
1. E. Kennedy (poll clerk)   10.00
W rd ft Harris   55.95
tl Meat Market   26.25
$5,942.70
The   City   Engineer's report    was
accepted as read und ordered   to   bc
liled.   The report read as loliows:
To the Mayor and Aldermen,
Cranbrook, B. C.
Gentlemen,—I bave pleasure In submitting for your con ldcrntion progress report of work carried out by
the City Engineer's department lor
nu nth ending July 31, 1914.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Streets.
During the month ol July Edward
street was cut down to grade and
rolled between Lumsden avenue and
Garden avenue, also between Fenwick
avenue and E. Fenwick lane, Pill
was made from Armstrong avenue to
('lark avenue nnd street wan cut
from Clark avenue to Vnii Horne.
This hna been grovelled and rolled.
Fill was made on Kenwick avenue
between Edwards mul Louis part
with spoil from Edwards street and
balnncj from bank which was cut
down alongside lots 15 to 18 In Block
24.   Street was graded ntid rolled.
Lumsden avenue was graded nud
roiled.
French avenue was cut down to
meet Edwards street but was not put
.n grade an account ol water mains
bein.; too shallow.
Cut and DU waa made on Dewar
avenue bringing roadway to grade.
Hanson avenue between Edwards
and Kalns waa cut down on top end
llll wns mado on lower end.
Fill wae partly made on Dtirwlck
avenue.
Weeds cut by prisoners were picked
up during the month.
Race track was graded.
Sidewalks.
New wooden sidewalks wore placed
on the following streets: 260 loot ol
6-foot wnlk on Edward street, block
22; 130 feet 6-foot wnlk on Edwards
atremt, hlock 24; 430 feet 6-fuot walk
on Burwell avenue, block 98; 355 feet
(foot wnlk on Van Horne, block 92;
155 feet lit' ot wnlk on Van Horne,
Mock O; 150 feet C-foot walk on Van
Horne, block 85.
Old sidewalks wore replaced on the
following streets: 260 feet on Edwards street, block 42; 260 feet on
Edwards street, block 43; 110 feet on
Fenwick avenue, block 24; 100 feet on
Burwell avenue, block 97; 350 feet on
Louis atreet Irom Van Horne to Dur-
iek; 700 leot on Edwards atreet,
Clark to Van Horne; 550 feet on
French avenue and 1200 leet on
war avenue, blocks 31 and 32.
Bridges.
Bridge   over creek at Gard'.n
Louis   was   rebuilt and made   seven
feet   wider.   New cribbing and bentB
were put in, new deck waB placed, al-
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De-
nnd
French
Mobilization Orders
Ageuce Consulaire De France,
509 Rogers Building,
Vancouver, 9 August, 1914
The Editor Prospector,
Cranbrook, B. C.
Dear Sir,—I have been requoBteh by
the Consul General of France ln Montreal to have the enclosed mobilization   order   inserted   without delay,
and in a prominent place in thc principal papers of thc mainland of B.C.
I  would be much obliged, therefore,
if you would kindly insert the enclosed mobilization order in your paper.
Thanking you in advance Ior your
Hind assistance, I am,
Yours truly,
A. ISTEL,
French Consular Agent
By Request of the Consul General of
France in Montreal.
MOBILIZATION ORDER.
The Consul General of France in
Montreal informs French Citizens liable to Military Call that the general
mobilization has been ordered.
In consequence all French citizens
liable to military call shall act according to the instructions contained
in their mobilization sheets and shall
return to France by the most direct
route WITHOUT AWAITING AN INDIVIDUAL ORDER.
Such as hnve not sufficient means
to undertake the journey will receive
a railway ticket at the nearest station on presentation to the employee
of their pergonal mobilization order
and shall report at the Consular
General in Montreal where they shall
give valid evidence of their lack of
means and where they will receive instructions.
FRENCH CITIZENS LIABLE TO
MILITARY CALL AND UNABLE TO
PAY THEIR OWN TRANSPORTATION SHALL, HOWEVER, BEFORE
[■HAVING FOR MONTREAL, WAIT
FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS WHICH
WILL BE SHORTLY PUBLISHED
IN THE NEWSPAPERS BY THE
CONSULAR AUTHORITIES.
Under the present circumstances
where tbe very existence ol France ls
at slake, there Ib no doubt thnt each
French citizen will accomplish Mb
lull duty.
CONSUL GENERAL OF FRANCF.
Mc ntrenl, the 2nd August. 1914.
P, S.—All Frenchmen who are with*
out Kiifllciont menns to undertake the
"'iirney are requested to take specia'
notice of the paragraph relerring to
"further instructions."
Agonee Consulalro Do France,
509 Rogers Building,
Vancouver, 10 August, 1914.
The Editor Prospector,
Crnnbrook, 11. O,
Denr Sir,—I have received today
the final order ol French Mobilization
which I would he much obliged lf you
would Insert in u prominent place in
your paper.
Thanking you again for your kind
assistance, 1 am,
Yours truly,
A. ISTEL,
French Consulnr Agent
FINAL ORDBR OF FRENCH
MOBILIZATION,
All French rnscrvlsts shall leave
Without ilolny for Montreal nnd will
receive tickets Irom the nearest railway station on presentation ol their
"Katirieiile do Mobilization." They
nlnll report to the Consul General In
Montreal.
British  Commanders  Together
The Place of  Meeting  is  Not Known
Paris, August Hth—The Havas agency announces that Field Marshall Sir John
French,  the  Commander-in-Chief of the English field army, joined General
Joseph Joffre, the French Commander-in-Chief at headquarters today.
The locality is not mentioned in the message.
San Francisco, Aug. 14.—Thfl Oarman cruisers Lelpsig nntl Nurnberg
were both headed north, steaming
at full aiieed'when last seen north ol
San Francisco bay, according to
statements publiBhted here to.'ay.
Tbe Lelpsig waa passed yesterday
by the liner Queen 130 miles nortb
of San Francisco, in the forenoon,
northbound and mali.ng 20 knots,
according to the Queen's captain.
He Baid he tried to speak the cruiser, but all her commander would do
in response to a wireless call was to
boist the German flag.
The Nurnberg was reported to have
boen passed 1M> miles north of the
Point Reyes, which lies just north
of San Francisco bay, at 4'15 yesterday after noon. She, too, was
making speed  northward.
DEFENCE KEPT SECRET.
Vancouver, B. C, Aug. 14.—In view
of a report from San Francisco that
thc Liepzig, and perhaps the Nurnberg, are bound north, possibly to
make an assault on Vancouver or
Victoria or to menace British shipping off Cape Flattery, a correspondent of the Associated Press applied
for information to the naval authorities at Esquimau regarding the
ships at that station.
The reply was a request from the
naval authorities not to publish
anything about the proposed move-
mr-nta ,-,. Canadian ships. It was officially stated that the Algerine, the
last of the thfae vessels coming from
the south, is quite safe. The Rainbow and the Shearwater arrived at
Esquimalt yesterday.
POWERFUL GUNS INSTALLED
New and powerful guns have been
installed at points which command
the approaches to Victoria and Vancouver and an attatf. by German
vsssels ia not feared. Some of the
new guns carry 10 miles.
The new guns art believed to constitute an absolute protection for
Victoria city. To pass Victoria and
keep out of the range uf the Esquimau guns the German cruisers would
have to keep close to the American
shores of the strait of Juan de Fuca,
and it is believed here that American
warshipa are likely to be on hand to
see that th? Germans keep well outside the three-mile limit if tb;y try
to pass Victoria and come on to
Vancouver.
JAP VESSEL EXPECTED.
British Columbia pzople believe
that a Japanese warship which lrft
Japan more tban a w>ek ago under
sealed orders will turn up on this
coaBt tomorrow or Sunday, putting
another aspect on the proposed coast
raid of the Liepzig and Eurnberg.
The source of this report is not giv-
"Tho general staff has heard noth-  L"«mbUrg an.l thus arrive in France
Ing of the reduction of the forts of,on taB frontier nearest to Paris,
Liege.   Rumors to that efTeet, there
fore, are false."
BIG FRENCH FORCE
ENTERS BELGIUM
Paris, Aug. 14, 1.30 p, nu—An official announcement says that a large
number of French troops have entered Belgium and are proceeding from
LharlM-oi to Gembloux, 10 miles to
the northwest of Namur.
CLAIM SURRENDER TO FRENCH.
London, Aug. 14, 12.15 p, nu—The
Havas News agency's version of the
official statement issued by the
French minister of war in Paris at
midnight in reference to the light on
the Vosges mountains between thc
French department of thj Meurthe-et-
Moselle and German Lorraine differs
in some respects from that given by
tht- Exchange Telegraph company. It
says:
"An entire section and not a division of the German troops surrendered with their guns."
"The Havas version adds:
"In tbe course of recent operations
n number of spies havo been court-
martialed and shot, including the
mayor and postmaster of Thann, in
lower Alsace.
"Two Frcncii battalions, which lind
seized the village of Lagarde in German Lorraine above Avricourt, were
d'slodged by a superior force Of German troops nnd driven back to Xurcs
In thc department of Meurthe-ct-Mo-
Bfclle, on the road to the fortress to
Luneville.
"The Belgians in the operations
around Liege took more than 2,000
German prisoners nnd, in consilience
of its restricted territory, the Belgian government has asked France to
arrange for their confinement elsewhere.
"At various points along the
French frontier the French troops
have taken more than 1500 prisoners. ''
BATTLE NORTH OF NAMUR
London, Aug. 14, 12.45 p. nu—A
■dispatch from Brussels to Router's
agency says that a battle near Kg
hozee, north of Namur, which occurred yesterday at Noviile Taviere, on
the Namur-Tirelemont railroad line,
was keenly contested.
The Germans, according to tho
dispatch, were most cavalrymen.
They were surprised by the Belgians
and sustained sever casualties. Eventually they fell hack hurriedly on
Muy, between Namur and Liege.
FRENCH REPORT SUCCESS
IN ALSATIAN MOUNTAINS
Tirlemont, Belgium, Aug. 14, \
London, 5*46 p. nu—The German advance became more pronounced nnd
general today. Their infantry advancing in the direction of Tongres
and Ht. Trond, and nnother   attack
Germany's Campaign
Germany's plan of campaign
against France is thc result of years
of preparation. Thc war has only
been a week in progress, yet it is possible to gain some definite idea of
what tho Kaiser's legions hope to accomplish. I'he rapicity wit.li which
troops were movfed up for thc attack
is expected in  the direction of Dlcst | on Liege can be explained briefly, it
"Didn't you find It rather cold as
tbe thlcvns were making ofl with
your clothes?"
"Oh, no. They kept me well covered with their revolvers,"
ami Aeriebot to tbo northeast of
Brussels by several nnny corps.
The German troops nre marching
on a front stretching from Trond to
Hasselt. Their cavalry occupies a
position to the right of Hasselt.
Formidable defensive works have
been erected by the Belgians around
Namur. To obviate nny pretext for
reprisal on the part of the Germans
all thc inhabitants of Namur are being disarmed.
BRUSSELS FORECASTS
NEW  MOVEMENT
London, 3.56 p. nu, Aug. 14.—A dispatch from Brussels to Hooter's agency says the following official announcement wns issued nt noon today;
"The Germans are planning anew
movement against UB, but nil dispositions have been made to repel it
like the preceding ones.
"Reports    show  that the tltuntlcn
will be remembered that almost Immediately liefore hostilities actually
broke out German patrols were reported as crossing the frontier near
Nttnc... The French Immediately dispatched troops nnd artillery to the
defence of this town. A further report was to the effect tbnt a lar*;e
German force wns concentrated in
Lorraine and ubout to attack Nancy.
Since then no news has been received
of extended fighting in that direction.
The mnssing of German troops a
this point of the frontier sooms, ll
the light of subsequent devolopmonts,
to   have been n feint to divert   tho
attention of France while the main
attack wits delivered through Hei
glum. For many years past military
ailthorltlOS   have   been   agreed   thnt
Franco's preparations on her Gormen
frontier were of a character which
would sustain n proloned attack, lu
the light of the operations of the
past week, there is hardly nny dotlbl
Last January, after five years' labor, tiie Germany Government completed the building of a railway from
Malniedy to Htayclot, in Belgium.
Why such an undertaking was sane
tioned by the Belgium Government if
unevplainable. It cnn never pny any
dividends. There is scarcely any traffic between the two towns. An article
dealing with this railway appeared in
the London Graphic in January last,
and we will reproduce a portion of
it as follows:
If we want to know why German:,
built this line and has shown herself
so persistent in coercing Belgium in
the matter, we must turn our attention to tbe new position that has
heen created throughout the whole nf
the frontier region or which Malmady
is one nf the advanced points. Until
a comparatively recent ported the only railway was a single-railed line
from Aix-la-Chepelle to St. Vith, and
this connected Weismes wilh a separate branch line, terminating at
Malmedy. The trains were few and
slow, the stations unimportant, and
the line itself Was constructed with
nu sye to light traffic only. In 1906
work was suddenly begun on the doubling and strengthening of thiB Jlne,
so as to make it equul to the strain
of many express trains. Besides th.it.
numerous sidinga for the entraining
and detraining of troops were nddxl
at all the stations a'.onz thc line,
and a new and vast station and sidings were laid out, for no obvious
reason, at a place called Weywcrtz.
As these wor'*n were approaching
completion tbe German Government
brought forward the Stavelot project
and forthwith b'gnn work on thc
Malmedy section without waiting for
the Belgians to commence on their
end. It must be noted that the connecting link, the Light railway from
Weismes to Malmedy, was left, and
remains, unimproved, nnd this is
probnbly due to tbe intention of making a betttf alignment, or seeking i
preferable route. In 1S12 the reason
for the construction of the new station at Weywcrtz was suddenly revealed. Secretly, and at a cost of
lii,000,000 thc Germans had made a
magnificent double-railed line across
the Northern Eiffel, connected the
Aix-St. Vith line with the quadruple-
railed (for the greater part) line from
Bonn to Treves.
'ihe construction ol this, which wus
discovered ouly u very suoit time bo-
lore it was completed, although it
touii two years to bund, is oue o.
tbe     great -.ii.    achievements   among | a
Liege, although reports say that the
actual number engaged during the j
last week has been only 120,000. The
main engagement in the German advance through Belgium seems dentin
ed to he fought at Namur, as presumably, the Germans, if successful
in their invasion, will follow the valley of the Mouse, with the purpose of
uniting with another German force
which has Invaded Luxemburg at
some point on the French frontier.
If it is true that the Germans have
captured Liege, stubborn though the
resistance offered them hns been,
their progress will be stopped at Namur. British and French troops are
[touring into Belgium, and will soon
be in a position to unite with the
Belgian forces, when it is only a question of time before tbe invaders are
driven out of thc country.
Volunteers to the Front
I J.
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If.
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F.
R.
continues favorable to us and    our .that Germany during nil the
allies, while the news from Lorraine
Is highly favorable to the French.
yean
preparation has   been determined   to
force her way through Belgium   nnd
puieb strategical railways of our
time. Here the piospjcts of a remunerative trallic are absolutely nil.
A curious traveler can ha\e a whole
railway to himself, apart from olli-
ciuls and soldiers, but it will enable
G.-rman troops to be moved with
great rapidity und secrecy fiom Bonn
and the Rhine us well us from Cologne and Au-Ju-i huppellc to the UO-
deicuded part of the Belgian fron-jll.
tier. Immense sidings have been pro- R
vided at Junktratb, Mtadkyall and I a.
Weywertz, and ull the intermediate J,
stations are equipped with sidings, ' V,
reservoirs, turntables, etc, sufficient' M,
to cope with a hundred trains follow- j J,
iug In rapid succession. j A,
The range of hilln separating Prussia and Belgium has been tunneled,
the Gorman railways have been eon
neeted nt a point far beyond tho
range of tbo guns in tbo Liege forts,
with the Belgian railway leading to
Luxemburg in nne direction and Li-jW.
bramont and the French frontier In It.
another. W,
ObVlOUSly, those preparations have M.
all boon made with one Specific pur- 0,
pose In view. Afx hi ('Impello Is an Ifl.
Important German military centre, a H.
point on tho main Hue between (*..- 0,
logno and BrUSSOIs, where there ate "•
sidings for 100,000 troops, Else A.
where near the Bolgo-Germnn fron .1.
tier tho preparations carried out for j D.
mowing military forces bave boon of ft.
a most elaborate character, extending I',
nver years.   At the presenl   moment 0,
L.
In reply to numerous request for a
volunteer corps to be started in
Crnnhrook the Rifle Association got
busy last Friday with the result that
Colonel McMann of Fernie name Into
tlw city on Monday and enrolled 30
volunteers. The colonel left on the
afternoon train. In the meantime he
a (pointed Geo. p. Tisdale recruiting
officer for the city of Crnnhrook.
From this time on volunteers have
been signing on every dny until there
is now on the list 54 names of men
willing to do their best for their
country's honor.
Tho   company   meet   at ths police
station every evening sharp at   7.31
and march to the skating rink where
[fifty are put through the various exorcises by Company Drill Master .'
Milne and Squad Drill Master A. '
Underbill,   it is a good sign of   t
mfhusiasm   which controls th
when it is noted that every evenin-
during    tho   week    there have    been
about 45 turn out for drill.
The marching done by tbe company
through the streets isexcol'ent am
bespeaks well for the training thoy
nre receiving at the hands of the ofllcers in charge,
B'.dow iB a list of the volunteers to
date.
Age
P. Tisdale   4f>       m        a
A. Foster   27 s a
W.  Recce   44 s a
Solden   29 m       a
E.  J. RoBSOtti .... 22*       ri a
L.  Marchant     14 m a
A. Ketteringhanu. 24* *s a
I).  Thompson    2'.l m h
Twamley    24 H a
Bo\es   30 'm
P. Armstrong   32 s
Bralk    44*       s
H. M. Bell, M. D.,
F.R.O.S.,   13d in 86*       s
E.  O.   Smith    25 s
It.  A.  Fraser   40 m
T. Underhlll   24*        s
(.',   Merrington   .... 40 m
Hurtling    2i fl
Clifford   2S*  *    s
Soane  —       s
Woodward     — s
D.  Davis   30 m
EC,  Tarry    24*       s
O.  Jones   22*        b
it   Logan   so       s
(•'. Brown   41*      s
Generous Response to
Daughters of Empire's
Request
Acting Mi
iyur
.1. Oampbell
reco
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tho   follow
ing t
elcgram hint
Monday
morning:
Mayor 01
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f Oranbroolt,
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■ill p
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to raise
funds  to
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lat in oqutpp
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he fnrnlabed
by
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must
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oria,
on
Thursday, August 13th.   British Columbia's share is ten thousand.
MAKY CROFT.
Provincial President Imperial Order
Daughters of Empire.
Mr. Campbell turned the telegram
o.'er and entrusted the work to tho
Women's Institute. Mrs. E. H. Lea-
nan nnd Mrs. John Shaw immediately proceeded to get in touch with
Ihelr executive with the result that
every fraternal, social and religious
society in the city was asked to contribute.
Rev. E. P. Flewelllng tool: tbe
chair at a special meeting held on
Wednesday in thc city hall and in his
o 'Oiling address explained the object
for which the meeting was called,
In reply to a request for thc secretary's report Mrs. L. Leaman gave
ns follows: "Only having two days
at our disposal we decided to as
the various organization of the city
to contribute as we did not bave
time to make a thorough personal
canvass. Thi; results to date nre as
follows:
Olty of Craubrook   $50 00
I'bigliflh Church Guild   45 00
i   n   n   i?  *o oo
Few members of Mnson'c Iol r 25 00
Di-an;'e Lodge   25 00
Women's institute   io oo
Methodist  Ladies'  Aid    10 00
0. I. Af to the B. of L. E. ... 10 00
A. O. F ;  10 00
O.  0.  F  10 00
Overseas Club  10 oo
Knights of Pythias   10 r0
Robckahs      1
Knights of Columbus   10 00
Catholic Ladies'  Society
Machinists'  Union 	
Carmen's Lodge 	
Dr. King 	
Mrs.  Laurie  	
5 00
' 00
5 Ofl
5 00
1 00
W.  Templcman  ... 28#
K.  Hnrtnell   80*
L.  Vance   25
Hioken bottom   81*
0.  Edge   28*
Parfltt  24
Wild   22*
A. Elwell   	
W, M.  Harris 	
H, II. Hicks 	
F\ BJ. B. Dalztel
A. I'roudfoot 	
J. Milne   	
w. Chambers 	
F. Johnson ..
. 37-
. :u
45
20*
35
88*
42*
III  Is prohablo there
I supporting    Hm   <;,.
llie
iOO.OOO
force
tin 11
ht
0.  Nixon    31        i
T.   Hmlth     21*
M. McAulOy   24
W.  (Hhbs    2-1
K.   More    2H*
H,   Phillips    18
A.  McCowan   21
Cadwnllnder     20
Paggott  29*
Cameron     32*
MeLannnn     2li*
Henry   32*
MoAsklll  20*
a. Porter  34
L, McLean 1 27»
Passed mmllnal nxamlnntlo
Total   *21'".00
The report w-as received with loud
applause, the opinion being that the
work done by Mrs. Shaw and Mrs.
loaraan doserved tbe highest praise,
The money   totalled   $290.00   which
was    wired away  by  Actln .    Mtt or
Campbell f,u Friday morning.
hi    This is a gift which women of   all
a'classes,    creeds and stations   should
a be glnd to send to the Mother Country.   In many places, it is to be feared,  there will  be need of such a ship
tu care for the wounded.     The   gift
would    not   have   been accepted had
not   the need of it been farseen   by
those who are in a position to know
the situation.
Such a ship can safely go anywhere, so far as danger from thn
combatants is concerned. He.- errand
of mercy is to all who nre iu need.
It is easy to believe that there will bo
too few messengers of mercy. lt is
hard to sip how one can be useless or
embarrassing. There are in Canada
a young surgeons and physicians who
a ton serve their country in this way,
a nnd nursei who will be neglecting no
a I duty or obligation by volunteering
ii for such service.
a j There will bo plonty of work for
a!the charitable and tho pntriotic in
a the months to come, lot the war be
a , as short as the most sanguine can
a , hope. Hut Canndlnn women, who
n Imve hern ko blessed ns n ver before
a to have known nnyth'ng of the hor-
tf war, havo out of thankfulness
taken this opportunity of contributing In a very merciful project.
Band Concert
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20th YEAR CRANBROOK, B.C    August 8
No. 32
During the week news from the seat
ol war has been of a very vague nature. Bulletins have appeared in the
daily papers purporting to Come from
reliable sources only to be contradicted in the next issue. As we are
to eath«r from the despatches now
arriving the troops of the various
European nations arc massing together and feinting for positions
along their fronts; what will be tbe
outcome it is impossible to
conjecture. Home of the things that
will be contained in the lirst authentic   news   that    arrives will be   the
great slaughter of the   army,
f.'arful scenes were enacted, heroism
was shown as never before hy all
the troops engaged, and the number
of wounded is Impossible to estimate
at the time of writing.
•   •   •   •
There are a lot uf people who have
held their hands up In horror at the
result of the lirst skirmish that took
place between the German troopB and
the Bolglans. it should bo needless
to have to inform thoso people that
the part of tbo war Just exhibited on
the battlefields around Liege will be
considered u mer> nothing when the
heavier fighting takes place. It is
impossible to Imagine how some people get the idea into their heads that
thy war will soon be over because a
few men have been killed. The number of killed and wounded up to the
present time will not cover 50,000 if
both conflicting armies' losses are
counted, and when thn number of the
armies reach in to the millions it is
(Vbsolutely certain that the losses sustained aro taken very little count of
excepting in ao far as the moral effect lt will have on the rest of the
troops.
•   •   •   •
We do not want to bc thought
alarmists but we venture to e&y that
before the termination of the war
aud the conclusion of nil settlements
■ effected ten years or more will
have passed by. In the meantime
manv lessons will have been taught
and we venture to think the most vital of all will be not that armed
camps or large battleships will be the
chief factors for universal peace
among the nations, but rather it will
be the lesser the armament curried
the greater power will the pen have
iu welding together the various un-
tiona and man*in I In  general.
The sisters and nurses of the St,
Eugene Hospital were very pleasantly surprised at the extraordinary
largs attendance tbnt appeared at the
j garden party on Tuesday. The re-
j suits will prove beneficial to the hospital on whose behali the garden party was held.
•   •   •   •
It is a very encouraging feature to
Bee the pipes for the new water works
laying on the side of the streets of
the city and on..' that is drawing the
most commendable comments from
; all the ratepayers. It is uncertain
! just when the work will begin of the
I laying of this pipe orth> making of
jthe new dam, hut we csn assure our
! many-fenders that the city aldermen
jare not leaving any stone unturned
| to nave tho work be^un and were it
|not for the absence of the mayor
; from the city it would most certain-
I ly have been Btarted before thiB.
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Last Night of
'The Minstrel Maids'
| Without doubt, the performance
given last night by the Minstrel
Maids surpasses anything    that   has
i graced the stage of the Sherman for
many moons. There is so much real
entertainment of a refined character,
compelling admiration, that makes
one feel that, after all, despite th?
many opinions to the contrary, due
to the poor touring companies that
pass through our city, yet the pro
feBsion is one that can reach a standard of quality that satisfies the
most fastidious. The manager of the
('•race Russel Minstrel MaidB is to be
highly complimented on thc evcellent
talent gotten together, and the members of the company are a credit to
the vaudeville stage, each and every
one being talented, and so well bai
11 need that special comment is un
necessary. It is safe to predict that
a future visit will he heartily welcomed and that they wlil be accord
ed a royal welcome. Tonight this
clever, classy aggregation bid us
ali.ni, and it Is anticipated that
standing room only will be the order.     The setting and costume*,   are
[deserving of special mention, adding
materially to the richness of one of
tile best entertainment ever presented
to the theatre-going public,—Lethbrldge Herald,
The above company is billed to appear at the Auditorium, CranbrnoK,
Thursday, August 20th, when a full
house Is expected. Prices: Adults,
11.00, 7r.c, BOc.] children, 2fic. Tickets
on sale at Beattie Murj h/'s Drug
Htore.
Present War was
Prophecied in 1903
Famous Military Correspondent
outlined details of war with
Germany 11  years ago
astounding prophecy
Reprinted from "The Ci
onlst-
Mleven vara ago, "Ublquo," the famous military OOfTOHponriciH of The
Times, published a book whleh attracted wiih attention n Kngland.
The book, which was called "Modern
Warfare,"   dealt chief].,  wltb an im
aginary campaign which was carried
on as a result of war between the
British Empire end Germany. The
steps leading up to the war were outlined and the whole campaign waB
described in detail, ending with the
ultimate unconditional surrender of
the German nation to the terms of
Great Urita;n. The early chapers of
this book, read in the light of recent events, form the most astound-
ly accurate prophecy of wbat has actually taken place. "Ubhiue*: supposes that the war will take place
in 1905, and in this he is, of course,
some years astray, but he places
General (now Field Marshal) French
at the head of the English expeditionary force and Earl Kitchener aa
Secretary of War, The steps whleh
led up to the war are outlined In the
Identical manner ln which they havo
actually occurred, I ortlods of this
remarkable prophecy ure here repr i
ducod, not only because thay foreshadow what has actually occurred
in the last lew days, but because
they contain Interesting details o!
the steps which must be taken
when such a force as Kngland is now
sending to Belgium taken the tleld:
To mobilise means to prepare an
army for fighting by bringing it up
io war strongth in men and horsOB,
and providing it with ammunition
nnd stores.
This is a very Important piece of
work; for during peace time the dll
ferent parts of an army are only
kept at "peace strength," which is,
as a rule, far belowu the strength at
which it should embark for activ
service. A battery of field artillery,
for example, requires from thirty to
fifty additional men, and from elgh
ty to 100 horses, to bring it up to
"war strength." Borne parts of an
army, in fact, do not exist at all in
peacl time, aB, for instance, the
'ammunition columns," which carry
an anm's spare ammunition.
In order to make mobilization as
rapid as possible, and to prevent
any hitch occurring, very careful
plans are madi in peace time. To
show you how these plans are carried out, I will describe tbe way in
which one of the infantry battalions
of the 1st Army Corps mobilizes.
The method adopted differs slightly
from that in which cavalry, artillery
and other branches of the army mobilize, but in its main points it is
much the same.
I will take aB an cample the 2nd
Lincoln Regiment, which means the
:!nd Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment, the old 10th Foot. The battalion is stationed at Aldershot when
war is declared against Germany.
It Ib the morning of this eventful
July 1. The general commanding the
3rd Division, to which the Lincolns
belong, has just come in from an
early, before-break fast ride, and is
dismounting at his doorstep, when a
telegram is handed to him containing the word "mobilize." In five
minutes the general's telephone is
hard at work, and orderlies are dashing out with otticial blue envelopes.
The machinery for mobilizing the 3rd
Division—carefully oiled and kept ln
order during peace time—has been
set in motion.
The Lincolns have been out drill
ing on a bron,I stretch of green turf
near their barracks, and are return
ing home. As tbe companies form up
on the parade-ground, an orderly
hands the colonel one of those blue
envelopes which we have just Been
leave the general's office.
One subaltern remarks to another.
"The colonel's got a 'blue pill' "—
this is the unofficial name for official documents in the army—"and
lookB awfully pleased over it. Wonder what it is?"
They, soon know. The battalion is
to mobilize. The long-expected European war has come at last. He Is
going to "see service!"
There is a big day's work before
the colonel and his staff. The first
thing to do is to telegraph to two
of the ofllcers who are on leave, and
to several men on furlough, to rejoin at once. Then cvftry one in the
battalion is inspected by a medical
officer, to seo If he Is fit for active
service. When this is dono, the col
onel telegraphs to the War Office,
stating the numbor of men he requires to bring thc Lincolns up to
war strength.
In pence time the full strength of a
battalion Is only Ml of all ran'is,
nnd this ls generally reduced hy sick
ness and other causes, so that from
230 to 250 men are required to bring
it up to its war strength of 1,120
officers and men. These nre made up
Of reservists—that is, men who have
enlisted for twelvo yenrs, and after
serving for seven with tbe battalion
have gone into the reserve for the remaining live.
An officer whose duty It is to pay
these reservists koeps their addressee,
and when he receives the order to
mobillle, he sends each man a letter
telling him where to go, a postal order for three shllllns, nnd a "traveling warrant." This last Is a prated
piece of paper, by presenting whleh
nt a rnllway booking office a sol
dler obtains a frai ticket. The railway company afterwards receivers the
money from the Oovernment.
MC8KHVIHTH JOIN COLORS,
On receipt of these documents, tho
reservists hasten to the regimental
depot of the Lincolns, which   In   at
Lincoln. The regimental depot is
where all the recruits who enlist in
the regiment are trained hefore thej
are sent to join the ranks as train*.*
soldiers. For two or three days nfter mobilization is ordered, the reservists continue to arrive from all
parts of the kingdom. As each man
reports himself, the officer in command of tho depot baa him medically Inspected, and then gives him Mb
arms, uniform, belts, etc.
As soon as about tlfty men have
been collected, thoy are sent from
the depot to the battalion at Aldor-
Bhot, Here they go through some
drill, and from live days to a week
after the order for mobilization is
given, the Lincolns are ready for service.
There nre, however, certain parts of
an army, which require longer than
a waek tti mobilize -for Instance, the
ammunition columns, ammunition
park, field hospitals, bearor com-
rallies, ete. The wagons, harness,
arms and equipment of all these are
kept ready lu time of peace at head
quarters o( the five British army
corps, under the charge ol n leu
men who look after ihem. On mob!
Illation, nil the horaoB and nearly the
whole of the men Imve to be provided.  Tha artillery takes charge ol the
ammunition COlUmas, the Army Her
vice Corps of tho supply columns,
and the Itoyal Army ModU'ttl Corps of
the tleld hospitals and bearer com
panics,
PREPARATIONS FOR LANDING
On the day tollowlng the declaration of war, General French, commanding the 1st Army Corps, embarks with his stntT on n fast cruiser
for Ostend. Before leaving London,
he has a long interview with the commander-in-chief and the Secretary of
State for War. At this interview he
is given the latest official news from
Brussels. ThiB is dat?d midday on
July 2, and reports that the Germans have arrived opposite Liege.
The Belgians, who are greatly outnumbered, have assembled chitfly at
Louvain, Charleroi, Liege and Namur. It is privately intimated, however, that no vory serious resistance
can be offered to tbe enemy at these
places, except at Namur.
It iB decided that the best place for
the British army to disembark is Ostend. By landing at Ostend, and
along the coast on each side of it,
the army has three lines of railway
by which to advance, all hading
straight through Brussels towards
the enemy. If the army were to disembark at Antwerp, which at first
sight seems the best place, owing to
Its numerous wharves and docks, it
would flrst have to crawl up tlu
mouth of the Schelde, then, th'.1 line
by which it would afterwards have
to advance from Antwerp to Brussels
Is exposed to an attack by thc Gc.
mane from the east. They would, in
fact, be in a good position for cutting the British "line of commun'c i
tions." 80 Antwerp, in Bpite of Its
docks and wharves, is not chosen as
tbe landing place. By disembarking
at Blenkenberghe, Ostend and Nieu-
pont Bains, which lie about ten
miles apart, and by advancing simultaneously along the three separate
lines which run to Brussels, the nrrny
will be able to assemble there in a
third of the time it would take if it
landed at Ostend only. So these
three places are chosen for landing
the BritlBh force.
On General French's arrival at Ostend, he proceeds straight to Brussels, arriving there early in the
morning of July 3, ten hours after
leaving London. At 9 o'clock he hns
an interview with the Belgian Minister of War, at which the following
arrangements are made.
The thrfce lines of railway from
Blankcnbcrghe, Ostend and Nlcuport
arc placed entirely at the disposal of
tbe British. Sufficient trains for
bringing tho army up rapidly are to
bo assembled at all throe places. The
centre railway Is selected as the British "line of communication," along
which all tho supplies and ammunition of the army will bo forwarded
direct from England. Thc Belgian
Ministor of Wnr proinlsoH to mass
troops nt Nivolles nnd llrussels for
guarding this lino. Lastly, the British commissariat department is authorized to draw supplies of food from
the country wost of BrusselH.
On July 4, the British India stenmer Vlruwn, escorted by two second-
class cruiser*, arrives at Ostend with
the general who Is In command of
the "line of communications," and n
strong advanced party for making
preparation-; for the disembarking
and tho subsequent supply of the
British army.
WORK OF THK ADVANCE!) PARTY
A railway compan j of the Royal
Engineers takes charge of the mil-
ways whleh have been placed at tiio
disposal or the BritlBh. The Belgian
engine-drivers, guards, etc., are still
employed; but tho sappers superintend the general working of the line,
draw up fresh tlmO-tablCB, and make
vory careful preparations for Bonding
on the army when It arrives with the
least possible delay.   As the   engines
ami carriages sent by Mio Belgian
Govornmont arrive, thoy are made Up
Into trains, whloh are numbered and
made largo enough to curry the different parts of the army corps, A
battalion, for example, requires two
trains, each of twenty -seven carriages
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Sold by Patmore Bros., Cranbrook, B. C.
11 Bquadron wants one, a field bat-
tery two, etc. Altogether ISO trains
have to be got ready for dispatching
ihe arms as <|iiickly ns they are filled when the troops disembark.
A great many preparations have to
l>e mnde at Ostend, which ls selected
us tin- "liase" from which the army
is to be supplied, Blankenberghe and
Nieuport being intended merely for
hastening the landing of the troops.
Tht! Army ordnance Corps takes a
huge number of Bhods near the harbor station, nnd gets them ready for
receiving tho enormous quantity of
stores which an army requires. These
Include spare rifles and guns, cartridges, shells, and all kinds of ammunition; spare wagons for replacing
any that are lost or broken; boots,
clothes, cooking utensils, and medicine^—in fact, everything that an ar
my wants, except food.
The Army Service C0rps (the A. 8.
C.) prepares several warehoused in
the docks for receiving food supplies
from Kngland. As most of the food,
however, is to be obtained from the
country, a company of the A. B. C
goes to Ghent, where it makes an
enormous "supply depot" in some
large buildings just outside the town
und near the railway. Contracts are
made with (armors and otber people
for sending in food to this depot and
by the time the army lands in Belgium enough flour, cattle, sheep and
hay have been collected to feed the
troops for a week. Further arrangements are made for keeping the depot constantly supplied with theBe
things, and also with fresh vegetables
so that the A. S. C. can forward
them to the army by rail.
The Lawrence Sisters
Novelty Dancers, with ''Merry Minstrel Maids" at the Auditorium, Thursday evening, August 20.
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Court Oranbrook No. 8943.
Meet in   Maple   Hall,   on   2nd   ami
4th Thursday of each month.
J.  MeLAOHLUN,   O.K.
Louli Pearaon, Bee, P.O. Box 518.
Visiting Brothers Cordially Welcomed
OVERSEAS   CLUB
(Oranbrook Branch)
Meets   in   Maple   Hall on thc 2nd
and 4th Tuesdays in every month, at
I p.m.   Membership opeu  to Brltleh
OltluM.
E. Y. Brake, Proa.
W. J. Lower, Bee.-Treat.
Boi 247.
Visiting members cordially welcome
CRANBROOK  LODGE  No
A. F. A A. M.
Regular   meetings   on   the
third   Thursday   ot   every
month.
Visiting brethren welcome.
H.  Htcfcenbotham,  W.M.
J. Lee Cranston, Sec.
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No. 125, R. A. M.
Regular meetings:—2nd Tuesday in
•aeb month at eight o'clock.
Sojourning   Companions   are   cordially Invited.
Bi. Comp.—A. C. Shankland, E.
Cranhrook, B.O.
KNIGHTS   OF   PYTHIAS
Cranbrook, B.C.
Orescent Lodge, No. 33
Meets tvery Tuesday at 8 p.m.
at Fraternity Hall.
A. Hurry, 0. 0.
E. Halsall, K. o( R. & S.
B. A. Hill, M. F.
Visiting brethren cordlnlly Invitod
to attend.
I.O.O.F.,    KEY   CITY    LODGE
Uo. 41
Meett tvery Monday night
at Hew   Fraternity   Hall.
Sojourning Oddltllows cor
dially Invited.
F. Broughton, W. M. Harris,
N. 0. Sec'y
PRIDE   OF   CRANBROOK
Circle No.  US
Companions ol the Forest
Meett ln Maple Hnll , First and
Third Wednesday o' each moatta at
1:00 p.m., tharp.
Mrt. A. M. iJHirie, C. 0
Mrt. A. E. Bhaw, Bee.
Vltltlng   Oompanloni   eerdlnlly   welcoms. "tl
W. Matthbws,
CRANBROOK LODGE
No. 1049
Meeta every Wcd-
nesdny at 8 p.m.,
In Itoyal Black
Knights' Hnll on
linker Stroot.
dictator.
F. Carlson, llox 7f.fi, Socrotnry.
INDEPENDENT  ORDER  OF
FORESTERS
Meett In Royal Black  Knights Hall
Baker Street
Meets every 2nd and 4th Thursdny
ol taeh month at H p.m. sharp.
Mrs. L. Hnyward, mc. aee.
W. B. MacFarlane, chlel ranger
Vltltlng brethren made welcome.
Tht   Cranbrook   Poultry   and   Pot
Stock Aitooiation
President-A. B. Bmith.
Meeta regularly on the First Friday
evening ol each month.
information on Poultry matters
supplied.
AddroBB the Secretary—W. W. McGregor, Oranbrook.
land .mil at   8 p.iv
Telcome.
R. S. Oarrott, W. M.
W. Dunttan, Ree. Bee.
Loyal Orange
Lodge No. 1871
Meets let and
3rd Thursday In
It o y a I Black
Knights ol Ire-
sharp.   Visitors
Cranbrook Farmers' Institute
PreB.-A. B. Smith
Scc.-A,b. H. Webb
Meetings    aro    held on the Third
Thursday In the month at 8 p.m. in
tlic Old Gymnasium All Welcome.
Women's Institute
MeetB in the Maple Hall Flrat
TueHduy afternoon in every month
nt 3 p.m. The fancy work classes
meeta on 3rd Friday evening ln the
same place at 8 p. m.
Mrs. K. H. Leaman, President
Mrs.   J.   Bhaw,  Sec-Treas.
P. 0. Box 442.
All ladles cordially invited.
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P.O. Boi 236
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utHce at Residence,  Armstrong Ave
Office Hourt:—
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NOTICK OF CANCELLATION OF
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Notice Ib hereby given that a reserve, notice ol which appeared ln
lho B.C. Gazette, on Octobor 10th,
1912, Ib cancelled in so far as lt re
IntoB to tho following expired timber
llconcos:—
44itl, 9082, 11347, 21907, 22601,
28116, 24432, 267.17, 26926, 24182,
18183, .10368, 31180, 31184, 21186,
31201, 313311, 31481, 32022, 32711,
33411, 33459, 33460, 34221, 24273,
M310, 36602, 37680, 3799.1, 37994,
41.144,    41426   nnd   43176.
R. A, RBNWIOK,
Deputy Minister o( Lands.
Lands Department.
Victoria, n.C, March 31st, 1914.
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Dr. de Van's Female Pllle
A reliable French regulator: nr ver rails. Thesfl
pllle are exceeilliiKly iiowerlul la regulating the
trritftiitl vc purl Ion ol llie female, aveteai. KeluM
nil clieiip linilullnnn. Dr. de Van's era Inlil al
mn box, nrtliren lm lln. Mailed to any address,
tba Soab.il Drag Oe,. at. (fetharlate, OM
so guard rails.
Bridge on Fenwick avenue waB rebuilt and made four feet wider. New
deck and guard rails were placed.
Bridge on Hanson avenue was re-
cribbed and guard rails placed.
Part ol bridge an Armstrong avenue waB re-built.
Herewith you will Hnd tabulated
cost of above work:
Streets.
Bdwards street  $930.15
Van Horn street     26.05
LouIb street       1.90
Kains street      2.15
Fenwick avenue  207.40
Lumsden avenue       34.10
Garden avenue       7.95
French avenue 301.15
Dewar avenue   109.85
Hanson avenue   100.45
Durlck avenue     40.75
Race track       8.60
Cleaning street     31.70
Repairs mixer engine       4.30
$1931.50
New Sidewalks
Edwards street, block 22.......... 40.09
Edwards street, block 24     35.20
Burwell avenue, block 98   124.25
Van Horne street, blodc C     50.41
Van Horne street, block 35    57.64
SIX 	
Van Horne street, block 92 ... 137.20
$450.85
Old Sidewalks.
Edwards street, block 43  $   8.90
Edwards street, block 42       7.00
Fenwick avenue, block 24      8.80
Burwell avenue, block 97        5.30
l.ouls street     20.15
Edwards street     33.15
French  avenue     25.50
Dewar avenue     43.95
$152.75
Bridges.
Bridge,  Louis street  $219.84
Bridge, Fenwick avenue     89.51
Bridge, Hanson avenue     32.04
Bridge, Armstrong avenue     28.11
$369.50
Total     $2904.00
WATERWORKS DEPARTMENT
Maintenance,
Three leakB were repaired on thc
supply main at a coat ol $12.00 av-
traging $3.20 per leak.
Two leaks were repaired on the distributary system at a coat of $5.80
averaging $2.90 per leak.
One hydrant was replaced at the
corner of French and Kains on ac
count of valve seat being damaged bo
that water could not be properly
shut o'T-
Servlces.
One new service was installed   during the   month   at  a   cost of $22.60
and service connection was made   for
Mr. C. P. Macdonuld in block 312.
SEWERAGE DEPARTMENT.
Disposnl Works
Trays over primary filter at diB-
posal works were cleaned on twice
during the month and worka were
generally maintained.
Manholes.
Twenty-one manholes were altered
during the month where grading had
been done.
New manhole covers were placed
where required.
Sewers.
Five thousand live hundred und ten
feet of sower mains were cleaned out
during the month, alao three thousand three f.'ct of branch sewers.
Plumbing and Sewer Connection
Permits.
Four plumbing and sewer connection permits were issued during the
month,
J. C. GLENDAY,
City  Engineer
Dr. Rutledge presented hia report
of dairy inspection [or thc lust
month. Ordered received nnd llled.
His report reads as follows:
Your Worship nnd Aldermen ot the
City dt Cranbrook.
I have pleasure In presenting my
report for lust month's dairy inspection.
With the warm dry weather lt has
been rather a hnrd task to handle the
milk, alBo thiB dry weather has caused tho food supply for the cattle to
greatly diminish, und the milk Ima
lal len oil in quantity nnd also In
quality,
Mr. Ilargetts hits been gradually
Improving every teat hut he has not
qilltk reached tho Government requirements In a milk teat yet. The
first month it was 2.1 per cent., second month 3.03 per cent, and thin
month it was 3.2 per cent., and the
Government says It muat be 3.2) per
cent.
The different testB arc na lollowa:
W. .1. Atchison  4.0 p. c.
T, F.  Austin   3.8 p, c.
J. A, Pringle .1,6 p, c,
McDonald Bros  3.6 p. c.
W. II. Ilnrgettfl  3.2, p. 0,
Joo Tnylflr   3.0 p. c.
The general condition of the dairies
Is very good, nnd the milk la being
handled In n good sanitary wny.
I hnve mnde In all ten visits to the
different dairies, nnd made nix tenia
ol milk.
DR. RIITLBDHIE.
Arising out of llr. Rut lodge's report the council decided on motion
of Aldermen Hickenbotham nnd Genest. that Mr. Bnrgott's attention be
drawn to the poor resultB of the
milk tests of his herd and that he be
notified that unless the tests in future come up to the Government
standard he will not be permitted to
sell milk in the city limits.
A letter was read from Dr. Green
usking for the annual donation of thc
city to be forwarded to the Tran-
quille San-itorium. On motion of
Aldermen GeneBt and Hickenbotham
lt waa moved that a grant of $60.00
be made with the understanding thnt
when the city finances permit it the
other $50.00 will be forwarded.
MrB. Leaman addreaBed the Council in respect to the endeavor now being made by the Daughters of the
Umpire to furnish a hospital ship for
the war. It waB moved by Aldermen
Genest and Leask that owing to the
financial stringency that now exists
it was impossible for the City Council to make any donation.
Meeting adjourned.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty
dayB after date hereof, 1 intend to
epply to the MiniBter of LandB for a
License to prospect for conl and petroleum over the following described
lunds, situate in thc Fernle District
of South East Kootenay, ln Block
4593.
Commencing at a post planted ad-
jacint to the Northwest corner of
Lot 0147 about 40 chains in u northeasterly direction irom thc Southwest corner of Lot 7398 and being the
Northwest corner, thence South 80
chnins, east about 20 chains, North
80 chains and west about 20 chains
to point of commencement and containing 100 acres mure or leBS, being
a relocation of Lot 0147.
Located this 27th day of July, 1914
33- JAMES FISHER, Locator
COAL AND  PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty
days after date hereof, I intend to
apply to the Minister of Lands for a
License to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands, situate in the Ferni< Diatrict
of South Enst Kootenay, in Block
4593.
Commencing at a poat planted at
the Northcnst corner of Lot 7110 and
being the Northeast corner, thence
South 80 chainB, west 80 chains,
north 80 chains, and east 80 chaina,
to point dt commencement and containing 640 acres, more or less, being
a relocation of Lot 7110.
Located thia 28th day of July, 1914
FRED LOOMIS, Locator
33- JAMES FISHER, Agent
of   Bouth   East Kootenay,  iu Block
4593,
Commenciug at a post planted at
the southwest corner of Lot 7398, being the southeast corner, thence
North 80 chains, West 80 chains,
south SO chains and eaat 80 chains to
point of commencement and containing 040 acres more or leSB, being a
relocation of Lot 7397.
Located this 2"th day of July, 1914
FRED LOOMIS,  Locator
33- JAMES  FISHER,  Agent
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, siity
day's after date hereof, 1 intend to
apply to the Minister of Lands tor a
License to prospect for coal and pe
troleum over the following described
lands, situate in the Fernie District
of South Eust Kootenay, in Block
4593.
Commencing at a post plnntod at
thc Southwest corner of Lot 7398 and
being the Northeast corner, thence
South 80 chains, West 80 chains,
North 80 chains and East 80 chains,
to point of commencement and con
taining 640 acres more or leas, being
a relocation of Lot 7400.
Located this 27th day of July, 1914
FRED LOOMIS, Locator
23- JAMEB   FISHER, Agent
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE la hereby given that, aixty
days after date hereof, I intend to
upply to the Minister of Lands for a
License to prospect Ior coal and petroleum over the following described
lands, situate In tho Fernie District
ol Bouth East Kootenay, in Block
4593.
Commencing at a poet planted at
the Northwest corner ol Lot 7403 and
being tbe southenat corner, thence
north about 40 chains, west nbout 20
chains, north about 40 chains, west
about 00 chains, south 80 chains and
eaat 80 chains, to point of commencement und containing 480 acreB more
or leas, being n rc-locatlon of Lot
7401.
Located this 27th day of July, 1914
HARLAN  I.  PEYTON,  Locator
38- JAMBS FISHER, Agent
COAL  AND PETROLEUM  NOTICE
NOTICH la hereby given that, sixty
dnys nfter date hereof, 1 Intend to
upply to the Minister of Landa for a
License to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
landa, situate In ihe Feral i District
or Boutb Eaat Knotenny, In Blot*
4693.
Oommonolng ut a post plantod ut
the Northwest corner of Lot. 7408 and
bolng the Northeast corner, thenee
Bouth 80 chains, West 80 chnins,
North 8ii chaina mui East 8ii chnins,
to point of comtnoncomont umi con
talning 040 acres more or loss, being
a relocation of Lot. 7404.
Located this.27th day of July, 1914
HARLAN l. PEYTON, Locator
83- JAMBS FISIIEK, Agent
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty
days after date hereof, I intend to
apply to the Minister of Lands for a
License to proBpect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands, situate in the FernL1 District
of South East Kootenay, in Block
4593.
Commencing at a post planted adjacent to the Northeast corner of Lot
711G and being the Northwest corner,
thence South 80 chaina, east 80
chaina, north 80 chains and weat 80
chains to point of commencement and
containing 04o acrea more or lesa.
Located thia 28th day of July, 1914
HARLAN I, PEYTON, Locator
33- JAMBS FISHER, Agont
COAL  AND  PETROLEUM NOTICE
NOTICE iB hereby given that, sixty
days alter date hereof, I intend to
apply to thc Minister ot Lands for a
License to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following deBCribed
lands, Bltuate in the Fernie District
of South Enat Kootenay, in Bluck
4593.
Commencing at a post planted adjacent to the Northeast corner of
Lot 7110 and being tho Southwest
corner, thence North 80 chains, East
80 chains, Bouth in chains and West
80 chains to point ol commencement
and containing 040 acres more or
leBs.
Located this 28th day of July, 1914
FRED LOOMIS, Locator
33- JOHN FISHER, Agent
COAL  AND  PETROLEUM   NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby given tbnt, sixty
dayB nfter dale hereof, | Intend to
npply to the Mlnlater of Lands for a
Llo'ime to proapect for coal nnd petroleum over the following doBorlbOd
lnndH, sltunte lu the Ferule Dlntrlct
SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING
'REGULATIONS
Coal mining rights of the Dominion
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North
Weat Territoriea and in a portion oi
the Province of BritlBh Columbia,
may be leased for a tarm of twenty-
one yearB at an annual rental of $1
an acre. Not more than 2,500 acreB
will be leased to one applicant.
Application for a lease muat be
made by the applicant in person to
thc Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which thc rights applied for
are situuted.
In surveyed territory the land must
be'described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory tbe tract applied for
shall be staked out by the applicant
himself.
Each application must, bc accompanied by a foe of $5 which will bo
refunded if the rights applied for are
not available, but not otherwise. A
loyalty ahall be paid ou the merchantable output of the mine at the
rate of five cents per ton,
Thc person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity of
merchantable coal mined and pny the
royalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights are not being operated, Buch
returns should be furnished at least
once a year.
Tho lease will include'the coal mining rights only, hut the lessee may
he permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rights may be considered necessary for the working o!
the mine at thc rate of $10.00 an
acre.
For full information application
Bhould he made to the Secretary of
the Department of tin Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Hub-Agent of
Dominion Landa.
W. W. CORY,
Deputy Mlnlater of the Interior
N, B.—Unauthorized publication of
this advertisement win not i>* paid
for,—80000, Jan. 3rd-tf.
CANCELLATION OF RESERVE
NOTIOH IB HBRBBY GIVEN that
a reserve, notice of which appeared
In the II. 0. Gazette on thc 27th of
December, 1907, Is runrcllcd In ao far
iib It rclntea to Lot 11804, Group 1,
Knotenny District, for the purpoae of
the sale of saiui' to the Canadian Pa
clllr Railway.
II   A. RENWICK,
Deputy Mlnlater of Landa
Lnnda Department,
Victoria, II. 0.,
4th  June,  I'lll. 24 3m
MINERAL AOT
(FiHIM F.)
CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENT
NOTIOB.
STRATHCONA MINERAL CLAIM,
SITUATE IN TIIK FT. BTEELE
MINING inVIBION OF BABT Koo
TENAY  IIIHTRICT.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Geo. M.
JiuiU, agent Ior S. ii. bteele, Free
Miner'B Certificate No. bi3,2 0, intend, sixty uaya Irom date Uereot,
lu upply to the .Mining Recorder tor
a Certiucate ol Improvement for the
purpose ul obtaining u ciown brain,
ut the abo\e claim.
AND FURTtlUK TAKE NOTICE
tbat action under Section 37 must ue
commenced before tbe isauauce ui
sucb Certificate ot Improvement.
Dated tbis 15th day of June, A. D.
1914.
•25-9t GEO.  M.   JUDD.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that within
the time prescribed by law, 1 inteua
to apply to the Hon. the MiniBter ol
LanilB for a licence to prospect fur
coal aud petroleum ou tbe lollowlng
described land situuted in the District of Bouth Eust Kootenay, B. O.:
Commencing at a post plunted at
tbe South East Corner of Lot 103-41
thence North 42.03 chaina mure or
less to the Bouth boundary uf Lot
7509; thence Eust 49.51 chains more
or Icbb to the West boundary uf Lot
7508; thence Bouth 05.47 cbaius more
or leaa to the Nurth boundary of Lot
10340; thence WeBt 34.74 chains mure
or less to the East boundary of Lot
7505; thence North 23.13 chainB mule
or leBs to the N. E. Cor. ol Bnid Lot
7505; thence Weflt 15 chains more or
lesB to point of commencement, con
taining 291 acres more or lesB.
Located thle 27th day of July, 1914.
STEWART MORRIS, Locator
Witness:   Fred McDonald.
32-5t
CREDITORS TRUST DEEDS ACTS
1901, AND AMENDING ACTS.
IN THE MATTER OF the Creditors
I'l'UBtB Deeda Act, (It. S. li. 0. 1911,
Chap, 13) and IN THE MATTER OF
thc assignment lor the beneiit oi creditors ol STEPHENS' GROCERY of
CranbrooK, in the Province of British Columbia.
NOTICE 18 HBRBBY GIVEN that
William E. Steph.ns and llaro.d _.
.Stephens, both ol the City ul Cranhrook, in the Province o." Hritisb Columbia, carrying un business un.lci
the firm name and atyle ol Btcpbcna'
Grocery, have made an assignment
under the provisions of tbe Creditora
Trusts Deeds Act, of ull their estate,
credits and eilecta, to Arthur J.
Crowe, ol Craubrook, B. C, for tbe
general benefit of their creditors.
A Meeting ol their creditors wlll be
field at thc otlice of the undersigned
aolicitora in tho City of Cranbroo
uforcaaid, on Monday, the Illtb day
of Auguat, 1914, at the hour of 3
o'clock in the afternoon, to receive a
statement of affaira nnd appoint iu
speetors, ami for the ordering of the
nllairs uf the estate generally,
CreditorB aro requested to file their
claitliH with the uudersig led solicitors for the asslguee, with the proofs
and particulars thereof required hi
tho sntd Act on or before tho day ol
-such meeting.
AND NOTICE  IS  FURTHER GIV
EN that after thc tirst day   of   Sep
tember, 1914, the asslgneo will   pro
ceed to distribute the assets uf   the
debtors iuiiung.it   the  part lea entitle
thereto,    hnvlng regard i.nlyi to   the
claims    of which notice   ahull     then
hnve  been   given,   and thnt he wll
nut be liable for the aaaets   ur   any
pnrt thereof   so   distributed   to   any
I'itsou nr persons of whose claim ho
shall nut then hnve had notice.
Hated at Cranbrook  in tho Province
ot BritlBh Columbia   this 29th da.
of July 1914.
ARTHUR F. CROWE,
AMlgnci
Hy Harvey,   McOortor, Macdonald £
Nisbet,  Solicitors,   Imperial  llnnk
Building, Cranhrook, li,  0.
His solicitors.
32- lt
WATER  NOTICE.
TAKE NOTICE thst The Corpora
tion of the City of Cranbrook, whose
address Is Cranbrook, B.C., will npply for a license fur the -sturaee ol
10,000,000 Imperial gallons of water
out of Joseph's Creek, alBo known
ns Joseph's Prairie Creek, which
flows northwesterly and drains into
Bt. Mary's River.
The storage dam will be Locatod ut
750 feet ahove present Water Works
Dam. Thc capacity of thc reservoir
to he created Is about lO.iion.iKlii Imperial gallons, and it win flood ubout
7.0 acres of laud. The water will be
diverted from the stream nt a point
about 750 loot nbove present dnm nud
wlll he used fur water-works put
pose upon the laud described as The
City of Oranbrook and the territory
lying within „ mile thereof.
The license applied for Is to supplement i, right to take and use water
aa per Water Licenses Nob. 1577 and
1578 and Water Record  No.   128.
This notlco waa posted on the
ground on the tu, day ol Auguat,
1914.
A copy of this uotice aud an application pursuant thereto and tu the
"Water Act, 1914," will be tiled in
the uitice of the Water Recorder at
Cranbrook,
Objections to the application may
he tiled with the said Water Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water
Rights, Parliament Building, Victoria, B.C., withiu thirty days after
the first appearance of this notice in
a  local newspaper.
A hearing for the approval of this
undertaking will be held in the otlice
of tbe Hoard at Cranbrook at 10
a.m.   September 9th, 191-1.
The area over which the water will
he used comprises the City uf Cranbrook and territory lying within a
mile thereof. Application is hereby
made for permission to change the
; olnt of diversion of the above li-
ceyses antl records to the atove described point.
Corporation uf the City  of  Cranbrook
Applicant
by   .1. T. Campbell,   Acting   Mayor,
Agent
The dute of tho tirat publication of
this i.otiee is 0th day uf August,
1914. 32-4t
CANCELLATION OF RBSBRVH
NOTICE IS HBRBBY GIVEN thnt
the reserve established by notice in
the British Columbia Gazette on December '27th, 1907, is cancelled in so
far as it relates to the lands covered by expired Timber Licence No.
33015. The Baid lands bave been surveyed Into Lots 11821, 11822, 11823
nnd 11824, Group 1, Kootenay District, and will1 be opened to entry by
pre-emption at 9 o'clock in the forenoon un Monday, September 21et,
I!il4. Further information can be
obtained at the office ol the Government Agent, Fernie, B. C, where all
applications for entry must be made.
ROHERT A. RENWICK,
Deputy Minister of Lands
Lands Department,
Victoria,  H.  C,
21st  .Inly,  1914.
31,33,35,37,39
WATER  NOTICE
Notice ia hereby given that Robert
Ewen nnd James Ewen ut Crnnbrook,
II. 0., will apply for a license to
take and use 10 miners Inchis of water out of a spring about C miles N.
W. of Cranbrook, which flows in a
southeasterly direction and empties
Itself Into Bt. JuBeph'B Creek about
one mile in an easterly direction
from   Cranbrook.
Thc name of the Btream ia Hospital Oreek,
The wnter will bo diverted from
thc stream on the northeast side,
nbout 150 foot, more or Icbb, from
st renin and will be used for mining
purposes,
The lund on which the wnter Is to
be used is described as follows:
gravel ur placer ground.
This notice wub poBted on tho
ground on the 21th day ol July, 1914
A copy of thiB uotice and an application pursuant thereto and to tho
requirements of thc "Water Act" will
be llled lu the olllce of the Water
Recorder at Cranbrook.
Objections mny bo Uled with the
snid Water Recorder, or with tho
Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, ll. O.
ROHERT BWBN & JAMES EWEN,
30-4t Applicants
CREDITORS TRUST DEEDS ACTS,
1901,  AND  AMENDING  ACTS.
NOTICE is given thut ph.neaa De
fere Hunt carrying on business us a
Real Estate Agent in the City oi
Crunbruuk in the Province of British
Columbia, assigned to Georgj H.
Ashworth of the City of cranbrook,
Province aforesaid, accountant ln
trust for the benefit of his Creditors
all his Real and Pergonal property
i-redlta and ellects whicti may be seized and sold under execution which as-
ilgnment bears date the 22nd day uf
July, 1914,
AND NOTICE is further given tbat
a meeting of thc creditora will be
held at the oltlce of the AsBlgnce's
Solicitor, T. T. Mecredy, Cranbrook,
B, 0., on the 8th dny of August,
1914, at the hour uf 4.30 u'clock tn
the afternoon fur the purpose ot giving directions for tho disposal of thc
Estate.
AND NOTIOB Is further given that
creditors nre required to Bind to tho
assignee on ur before the 5th dny of
August, 1914, particular! duly verified of their clnltiiB and tbe security
Of any i h dd by them.
Dated af I'ranbruok this 24th day
nl July,  A.  ll.  1914.
iikorgp; il. ASHWORTH,
80 2t Asslgneo
Corporation of the City of Cranbroook
PUBLIC NOTICE IB HBRBBY GIVEN that the Council lmvo by resolution deemed It ueeenaary in the public Intereat tn limit the hours lor
the use of lawn sprinklers frum between 7 to 9 In the morning and ln the
evening, and lurther that upon the sound of the Flro Whistle, wntor for
nil purpose must be discontinued Immediately, The Police have Instructions tu soo thnt these rogulatloni are strictly carried out, In default
the penalty ol the By-Law wlll he strictly enforcod.
T,  M.  ROBBRTB,
City Clerk
Cranbrook, B.C., August oth, 1911. THE PROSPECTOR. CRANHROOK,  BRITISH COLUMBIA
DURABLE-Fire  grates are three-sided;
last three times as long.   Shaped  in the
Hedai^i
Sunshine
J^*_ to grind up clinkers
£UrHa.C2 when "rocked". See
the McClary dealer or write for booklet.  «
Sold by Patmore Bros., Cranbrook, B. C.
was received with much satiBfactiuu.
restcrduy, Mr. Watts, who will be in
the city for several dayB, conferred
with the Premier, Sir Richard Mo-
Bride.—Colonist, Aug. 4.
The Kdison theatre will he open tonight with a full service of excellent
pictures. A two-reel fcuture "The
Smuggler's Sua," one of Klein's feature tihns, will be shown. The UBUal
admission of 15c will be charged.
Mr. Archibald Fairbairn
Teacher of Violin
han vacancies fur a   limited   number
of pupiK
Mr. Fairbairn also baa vacancies in
bis Art Classes for instruction in all
branches of water-colour painting
In oils, pastel and other mediums.
Outdoor classes in sketching (ruin nature, thr- model, etc.,
Terms on application to
MU. ARCHD. FAIRBAIRN'.
CtanbroJ.:, B. C.
(Arrangements can be made for tui-
ttion to be ijiven at pupils' own res-
ladonce.
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New and Complete Stock!
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just received direct   from
the makers in
Great Britain
F. Parks & Co.
HARDWARE   and   HOUSE
FURNISHINGS
CRANBROOK,   ■    British Columbia
NOTICE
Get your barber work done on Wcd-
n.'Hduy mornings, ua till barber whops
will close Wediicmlfty ufternoonw during July and August.
Ver Order        BARBKRH UNION,
R. H. Nelaon, Secretary
Local   News
HpraMng of picture framing, Kilby
Frames Pictures.   'Nugh aaid.
Tb-.* Royal Hotel hat. been decorated witb In.on .lacks.
Paul Handley of Maryavillc wat. in
town Thursday on business,
Miss McCarthy of Crcston waH In
tbe city last Saturday and registered at the Cranbrnok hotel. (
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Trites of Kernie were amoni; the visitors thnt registered at the CrunliruoK thin week.
Mr. and Mrs. K. A. Small came in
from Cnnal Flats this week in their
automobile.
A. K. Leitch of Jaflray was in
town on business the former pnrt «f
tbe week.
KILBY FRAMKS  t'li'Tt:REH
Mrs. J. H. McDodd of Fort Steele
was among tbe visitors to tbe city
Thursday.
Oeorge Welch of Marysville was
shaking handH with a large number
of friends thia woek.
Mr. and Mrs, [,. Alexander of Fernie registered nt the Cosmopolitan
Thuraday.
T. Roberts, elty clerk, left on
Thurwlny for Toledo, Ohio, to nm
fer with Mayor Taylor about the debentures for ihe new waterworks.
The war spirit is strong in the air
thia week in Cranbrook. Volunteers
are signing on for service every day
at the office of tbe chief of police.
Geo. T. Tisdale has been appointed
recruiting   officer for    this  district.
Applications will be received by him
at any time.
KILBY  FRAMES   PICTURES
I Mrs. Fairweather an I daughter
have been visiting their Sew Brunswick cousins in Cranbrook an I spent
a very enjoyable time. They left on
Thursday for the coa^t.
R. Dempsey wbb in town from Hanbury oa Wednesday ami was surprised to lind the stores all closed for
business. He was 'ortunate enough
to fall in with friends who kindly
helped him out, and be went away
satisfied.
During the week tbe Prospector haa
been the recipient of several unsigned
communications for publication. We
beg to inform our reader* that it is
mi unbreakable rule witb us tlmt all
communications tnUst lie signed hy
the writer, not necessarily for publication but for our own protection,
Lloyd Crowe is having his store remodeled throughout, bis ice cream
parlors being now second to none in
tlio province. He iH also making a
large addition in tbe rear of the parlors for the purpose of carrying on a
grocery department, of which his
brother will have charge. He anticipates good Imaincas because he ia going to furnish the goods at the lowest possible prices for cash only, no
credit being given at all.
KILBY   FRAMES  PICTURES
Tbe Re\ theatre company have purchased the lease for two years on the
Kdiflon theatre and it is their intention during the dull times to close
the Edison nil the week with the exception of Saturday nights when the
beat of pictures are being procured
for their patrons. The reason for
closing one place of amusement dur
ing the week is because of the dull
times that now exist nml the very
high expenses. With the two places
in competition neither cover the expenditure that must be outlnyed for
up-to-date pictures.
We are starting today on our
Cash System Call and get our
prices -Cranbrook Trading Co.,
Ltd.
EAST K00TBKAV VISITOR.
Mr.A. 15.Watts, of ffattiburg, East
Kootenay, one of the prominent piou.
err lumber operators and mining men
of the interior, is in the city a guest
at the Empress Hotel. At a recent
meeting at Cranhrook under the aus-
pices of the Conservative Association, Mr. Watts was presented with a
largely-signed petition asking him to
accept the nomination for tbat district in the Conservative Interests at
the next Federal election. Replying,
Mr.   WattH   gave bis consent,    which
COMMUNICATION.
To tbe Citizens of Cranbrook:
There seems to be a rumor afloat
that I said tbe Volunteers would not
be permitted to use the police quarters for training or enlisting. I wish
to emphatically deny this, and whoever stated this ia telling an absolute falsehood; and the Volunteers
are welcome to any assistance I cnn
give tbem.
I remain,
Yours truly,
V.  H.  DHZALL,
Cranhrook, B.C, August Lt. 1914,
We arc Starting today on our
Cash System. Call and #et our
prices Cranbrook Trading; Co.,
Ltd.
Tiie national flag ban bOOll hoisted
over the city bulldini-a this wei»; and
it is understood win be flying during
the continuance of the war.
HAPPY MOTHERHOOD
Thehflpplnessof motherhood i i too of Ian
checked becnuse tha mother's strength In
not equal lo her cares, while hei uniclllsh
devotion neglects lu-r own health.
It is a duty of husband or friend losee
that she gets Iha pure medicinal nourish*
ment in Scott's l'.mtiliton, which ll not
a drug or Htimiil.ini but nature'fl con-
ccntratecl oil food tonic to oni icli and en«
liven the blood, strengthen lhe nervei tl
aid tin* appetite. Phv.ni.Mn everywhere
prescribe Bcott's KttitiUloti (or over
worked, nervous, tired women; it builds
up and holds up their strength,
Out Scott's at your nearest drug More,
Lawn Social
On Tuesday the nurses of the St.
Kugene hospital gave a lttwn social
on the hospital lawn. It was very
largely attended by the eltlsens oi
the city and proved to be one of the
best  ever  held  in  the city.
The grounds were most artistically
decorated with electric lights and
Chinese lanterns, and the Cranbrook
band discoursed sweet music during
the entire evening.
On the lawn tbere had been arranged small refreshment tables and
these were presided over by Misses
May Whitehead, Delia Drummond,
Martin, l.ylan Graddy, Elsie Van
Slyke Hath Stanton, Kimball, Seraph ne. Heard, Mcintosh. Piddington
and Williams. Mrs. McKay and Mrs.
\rmstrcng assisted in serving.
Bflse Francis Drummond conducted
i guessing contest with a bottle of
beans. Miss Dolla Greaves rallied a
Inn of cigars, wbicn was won by
Frank Proveiuano. Miss Dorothy
McKay raffled a Waltham watch,
which was won by C. H. Knocke.
The fish pond was conducted by Mrs.
Jos.  Jackson and Mrs.  Doolan.
Miss Krickson presided over a dainty flower booth, and Miss Addie Fin-
ley assisted in the role of bower girl.
Mr. Thomas CoBgrove made a ver>
efTectve auctioneer at th; close, securing good prices for cakes, bowers,
etc.
The nurses of the hospital particularly wish to thank all those who fo
kindly assisted in making the event
a success and the public for their generous patronage.
ENGAGEMENT   EXTRAORDINARY!
Auditorium 0ne Night 0nIy
THURS. AUGUST 2Q
GRACE   RUSSELL'S
MERRYM1NSTMMABS
"The Girl Show Different"
Girls!   Girls!   Nothing But Girls!
24     BIG   MUSICAL   NUMBERS—24
Magnificent Costumes—Beautiful Scenery—Brilliant Electrical Effects
The Most Talked Of Musical Attraction
On The Road Today
A Two-Dollar Show at Popular Prices
PRICES:   50C, 75C $1.00.   CHILDREN 25C.       Saat$ on sals at Beattie-Murphy's store
A Special Dance will be held at the conclusion of the performance
Lumberman Confers
human    beings   aud     wring   untold
wealth irom tbe 'Bweat' ol the   pro-
Wltll  GOVCrnniCrit liucer8 °' lhe fforl,i, my mission   to
p Victoria ia a laudable one."
As a pioneer lumberman of the in- |    Mr. Watts continued:   "My mission
terior   of   British Columbia,   A,   E. 'lure with the government is   to   ar-
Watts, of Wattsburg, B, C, was ask-   range if possible some method where-
ed yesterday   at   the hotel Empress ; by a paternal government may assist
for an expression of opinion on the
war situation and its
feet upon tbe industries of tbe prov
ince. Mr. Watts, while willing
talk freely on the prospects of the
war, said that to discuss the precarious conditions of the lumber industry at the present time would be to
reflect npon both political parties at
Ottawa, a thing which, in the   pres-
he   various    industries to find work
respective ef-  for thjir employees.
Some producers must be left to
to provide for the va3t armies of the
empire and those depend* nt upon the
valiant lighters. Canada possesses
the means of producing, but what do
we see, 'smokeless chimneys' and silent factories all over the Dominion;
splendid   arable   land   unproductive,
Suggestive Questions
For Sunday School Lessons
Accidental Shooting
What niiglit have proved a fatal
accident toi»; place last night when
J, Taylor tried to shoot a hawk.
It appears that a hawk was'up in
i tree and Mr. Taylor got his gun
and tried to shoot it, instead of
which the shot passed through a
window in Mrs, Chambers' residence
and struck Mrs. W. Matthews on the
side of ber head. Medical aid was
at once summoned and fortunately it
was found that no serious results
were to be expected. After an anx-
ous night we are informed that she
is progresping  favorably.
Rifle Assn. Shoot
The Ritle Association members wont
out to tbe range Ior n shoot on Sunday last when the scores made were
very good considering the Btrong
cross-wind that was hlowing. The
score of W. J. Atchison was reduced on the (100 yards range, and while
the score ot J. Milne was very good
on the 200 and 300 yard ranges, it
fell on the long range, else Jim would
have stood n good pine.1 for tlrst.
The scores were as follows:
200 500 COO Ttl.
VV. .). AtchlBoll   31     30     27     HS
0,   (lill     27     34     2(1     87
J.   Milne    30     30     23     83
10   Nottkrlngbam ... 30    211    2«    82
F. Lester   20     2(1     26     81
.1.   Wood     27     32     21     80
P.   (iraham    30    21     28    7'J
0.  Little   27     211     2(1     7'J
K.   llrelk     27     21     23     71
(in Wednesday tbe association members were again at the range when
Atchison again beaded the sheet. At
this shoot there were Heveral of those
Who havi- volllltleend tor active service present and thoy were tiled out
with the IIohh rifle, hut iih this was
the nrst time tliey had handled this
rifle tholr shooting was not up to the
mark; with a little practice tliey wlll
undoubtedly do much bettor. Wed
nosday's scoros read as follows:
200 BOO ium Ttl.
W. ,1. Atchison   31    32    ;«i    98
0.   P,  Tlsdftlo   28    91    30    N»
.1.   Millie     2'J     19     28     811
.1.   llrelk     31     'i'i     'it.     HS
.1. Woods   28     2H     BI     81
0,  .1. I.Idle   20     2G     23     78
('. H. Htrnng    Hi    '■'.»    18    01
II. B, Curron   2f,    20    17    r,3
ent war situation, is extremely   un-: and yet thousands are idle but will-
desirable.   "To te:i the truth," says ing   to work and produce the neces-
Mr,   Watts,   "would   give rise in an
acrimonious discussion which must be
Nft severely alone."
"While the empire is engaged in the
mightiest struggle the world has ever seen, a struggle fought for tbe
freedom of serfs and the overthrow   of   autocrats who perpetuate
•minions   as Denmark and Australia.
Volumes have been written    on   the
subject.   The time haa arrived,   and
their dynasties with thc sacrifice   of  war, with all its terrors, simply   ac-
AUGUST Id, 1911.
(Copyright, 1914, by Rev. T. 8. Lln-
scott, D. D.)
The   Wicked   Husbandmen.     Matt.
xxi:IS-M.
Golden Text—The stone which the
builders rejected, the same waB made
Ibe head of the corner. Matt \xi:42.
1. Verse 23—Who does the "householder" represent in this parable?
2. Wbo do the husbandmen represent?
3. What bad God committed to
the Jews as a people, and what special things had he done (or them?
4. What signal responsibilities has
earies" of Yife "which wTtaportTnd |0od placed uPon us "sanation, and
make other countries rich and their upon e"Ch oa" °' "" "' individual,?
workmen busy, happy and contented. 5- *'"« 34-Can you give any
Wby?   The   whole   problem has been '"" "' <foi W"*"* OT demanhlng,
disposed of by such countries and do- j '""*• when h* has not ,un"8hed the
garden and tto trees?
the lives of millions of their   fellow
Children's lives
re uire r.ore careful watching than
those Of the adult. If your child
complains of hcr eyes at all have
them seen to at once without delay'
Nothing is of more physical import.
ance than the sight. We examine
eyes free of charge and make a
specialty of Children's eyes. We
fix lenses to suit the sight exactly
for old and young, and our charges
are fair.
RAWORTH
BROS.
Jewelers 8f Opticians
Crnnbrook,    -    -    B. C.
The
'Rexall Store'
The Store with a Reputation
KOOTENAY'S
GREATEST
DRUG
ft
HOOK
STORE
The
Beattie - Murphy
Co., Ltd.
"Where li I'nyi to Deal"
Cranbrook        -        H. C.
centuates the necessity, and the tributary rulers within the overseas dominions will be called upon to help
the now idle toilers to produce not
only the necessaries of life but to get
busy and supplant tbe workshops, th
factories of our enemies now closed
and securely bottled up by our mother country's mighty nav\. Such an
opportunity to secure a share of the
export trade of the world may never
occur again and it is 'up to' the
statesmen of Canada to get busy und
not plead thnt owing to tbe war they
have no time for other matters.
Gceat men are versatile and can handle ;-ot one, hut many matters at the
same time."
Just how Mr. Watts proposes that
the provinclnl government should
help the "employee" in the present
crisis was not disclosed, but lt le
known that he has been in close conference with Sir Illchard McBrlde nnd
other members or thc cabinet, and lt
is expected that some practical elTect
will result from the interview.—Victoria Times, August 7.
Presbyterian Church
llev. W. K. Thomson, pastor.
Morning service, 11 a. 111.
Bunday School and Hihle Class at
3 p. in.
Kvenlng service, 7.30 p. m.
Anthem,!selected, morning and evening.
"For Wisdom Is better than rubies,
anil all things that may he desired
aro not to be compared to it."
I'rov. 8:11.
Baptist Church
l'n itor. Rev. O. 13. Kendall.
Services 11 a. 111. nnd 7.30 p. m.
Topic of morning service: "Behold
lie Cometh."—"'Ibe Purpose of Hie
Delay."
Kvenlng Topic—"Behold He Cometh."-"What Ho Will Do whon Ho
Appears."
S     'ay and  Bible CliiBl-3.00 p, 111.
Alt welcome,
Sunday Bchool, 3,00 p, in.
Follownbln lilble Class, 3.00 p. 111.
II. V. P, 11, meeting on Monday at
8.0(1 p, in.
A cordial welcome Is extended to
all.
tbls
God
evi-
6. What sort of fruit does God expect of us, having regard to our circumstances and to what he has given
us in the nature of seed? (This la
one of thi question which 11 ay be answered in writing by members of the
club.)
7. From tbe suggestions in
Parable wbat kind of fruit did
expect of tbe Jewish nation?
8. Verses 35-36—What   ls tho
drnce tbat   the Jews ever did   an
thing to God's servants correspond-
'ng to the statements ln theso   two
verses?
9. When God sent his prophets to
•he Tews, did he want them received
or re'ectcd, and why?
10. Verses 37-39—What did God desire and expect of tho Jews when b
sent Jesus to them with a message 0'
love in which were potential   pollti-
ca' and snirltual freedom?
11. What did the  chid! priests   e»-
For Sale Rents & Wants
FOR SALB-Goidie-Mcruloch Safe,
depth 13 in., width I5j in., heighth
20| in., all inside measurement.!.
FOR SALE—Brunswick & Buick Billiard Table, 3x8 ft.
FOR BALB—One mirror, 30x36 in.;
two mirrors, 36x60 in.
FOR BALE—National Register.
For any ol the above apply P. F.
Johnson,   Queens Hotel,  Cranh:oo!<,
B. 0.
tl50   FOR SIXTY   DAYS   TO   ANY
thoughtful man or woman for helping   us   circulate   Bible   literature.
Bible House, Desk 6, Branttord.
FOR RENT—Excellent store on Armstrong 'avenue, lately occupied   by
Nlblock   ft   Barker.   Apply    W.    W.
Kilby.
(16   WEEK   AND   EXPENSES     TO
travel appointing local representatives.    Whitfield   Llnscott, Dept.   7,
Brantford.
ROOMERS WANTED-Meals served,
breakfast a specialty. Cor. Lumsden   avenue   and   Edward   street.
Phone 37*.   Mrs. J. S. Mennie.
•29-tt
AGENTS—Wreck of Empress of Ireland still selling by thousands.
Prospectus free on promise to canvass. Big commission. Bra ley-Gar-
retson, Branttord.
FOR RENT—Nice 6 roomed plastered
cottage.   Phone   318,   Ed. Sh.u.> le
ton. «33-2t
$5 PRIVATE CHRISTMVS   GREET-
lng Card sample book free.     Solicitors make five to ten do lars a day.
Bradloy-Garretson, Brantford.     33-lt
Men and women wanted ln all lo
ealitios, no matter how ema 1 the vlllnge, to show samples to their Irli nd s
-eet to accomplish wh°n they caused and neighbors, position will pay $15
Jesus to be crucified?  ^^^^^^^
12.   Verses   40-41—When   God   saw
tbey   had   crucified   Jesus,   was   he
weekly, sample case with sample-
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Phased because his plana    had   be.n
ai ni d out, or angry with tbem for.
thwarting bis best plans, and wbyi
13.   What is tho  evidence that God |    Many
destroyed Jerusalem,  Its Inhabitants,   chronic
Methodist Church
llev. W. Kliion Dunham, Pimtor
preiich    nt    tho
Lethbrldge   wlll I'""'''™?
ltev.   Illlllhiini
Homing Hervlce,
Rev.   Frnncls   of
preach In the evening.
All are Invited to the wrvlc.es.
nud their temple, beeauaj thoy re.ect
cd and slew his son?
14. In   what   way waa tbe statement In the parable, "and will   let j
out his vineyard unto otber husbandmen," fulfilled.
15. lf the Jews had accepted Jesus
wbnt would bave boon the probable
result to tbem, nnd to the kingdom
of (lod on earth?
16. Verses 42-43—Hero Jesua changes the figure from a vlnoyard to a
building, whnt Is tho quostlon, and
where did ho (|iioto from, concerning
the stone which the builders rejected?   (Hoe Pa. c<vlll:22-23.)
17. Wlm did tho   stone stand   for
I wblch was rejected, and who wore the
Don't know thoy havo
Appendicitis
Oranbrook  people who have
appendicitis,   which   la not
18.   What today is tho chief thought
In ttwnlogy, the chut inspiration  in
very painful, have doctored for yearn
or constipation. Tbe llcnttle-taui |...,
Oo, states if these people will try A
for gas on the stomach, sour stomach
BINGLE DOSE of Bimple buckthorn
bark, glycerine, etc., as compounded
ln Adler-1-ka, the remedy which became famous by eurlng appendicitis,
they will be surprised at tho QUICK
benefit. 4»-St
poetry, the ehlef theme of tbo pulpit
and the dominating Influence In tho
world?
19. Verses 44-46—When the wicked
ness of the confirmed wicked is revealed to them by a faithful preach
er, how do thoy generally fool towards htm?
Lesson for Bunday, Aug. 23, 1914.
The Wedding Feast.   Matt. xiii:l-14.

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