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ORANBROOK,    B.    0.      SATURDAY       MORNING   JULY    11,    1914.
Masonic Lodge at
A fraternal visit was paid by a
representative group of tho members
ill Oranbrook Lodge of A. P. & A.
M. to Uie Columbia Lodge at Windermere last week-end. The party
consisted of Mesdaines Wilson, Crun-
ston, Burton and McKowan and
Messrs. W. H. Wilson, L. J. Cranston, WSbBter Burton, Hnrry McKowan, Walter Halsall, Jack Martin,
Harry Spence, Harry Bnntleld, Wm.
MacDonald, Arthur Shankland, R.I).
Cameron, W. S. Santo, Bert Carter
and Dr. Miles.
The visitors were run out nnd bnck
in the cars of Messrs. W. H. Wilson,
Wefcpter Burton, Wm. MacDonald and
W. S. Santo.
The services of Christian Troyer,
a veteran actor of Panklnml Bros.,
were secured and whose convocations
kept the party In roars of laughter
all Saturday afternoon.
Windermere lodge was visited on
Saturday when the second degree was
put on and the usual business of t-he
lodge conducted. A sumptuous banquet waa afterwards partaken of, Lhe
rest of the evening passing mont
pleasantly in song, toast, speech and
story. After the parting, tho brethren felt that Windermere lodge had
attempted to lienor their guests with
their best and had succeeded admirably.
Owing to a wash-out at the junction of the roads at Dutch Creek It
was impossible to make communication with Cranbrook on Sunday and
although many would have liked to
bave been in the city on Mondny
they had perforce to remain till the
bridge was safe to cross. The people In the whole district seemed to
vie with one another in showing
kindness to thoir visitors, notably
Mr. Barry who placed his fine Packard card (in charge of the irresistible Godfrey Vigne) at their entire
service, and Mr, Stark, the genial
host of the Invermwe Hotel who
mode everything so comfortable and
pleasant during the unexpected sojourn at his beautiful lionteltry.
The beauty and grandeur of tbe
scenery in the lake district cannot
be conveyed ln a few words, nor even
a few chapters, on paper. It has to
he seen and once is not enough. It
Is too great and grand and beautiful to fully appreciate in one short
visit. Some of the places visited
were Sinclair Hot Springs, Fairmont
Hot Springs, Geo. Johnston's ranch '
(where Jack Martin and Harry Ban-'
field ate up all his strawberries, To-'
by Creek, and Premier Lake. Old [
Cranbrook friends   were seen at Ca
nnl Flats where Kite Small is running
an up-to-date hotel and Fred Small
hnsl a lino general Btore,
The return to the city was made
on Monday in ideal weather, the sun
shining ovory minute of the day and
thu dust on the roads having heen
lllld by tlu rain of Saturday and
Tuesday tho shibboleth was "How's
your noBe?"
City Band Concert
The Oranbrook city band will give
their regular weekly open air concert
Sunday    ovening,    July 12th,    commencing at 8.43 p, in.
Mnrch-B. I. B. A  Hall
Overture—Valmond   Rockwell
Waltz—Loveland   Holsman
Selection—FauBt   Gounod
Spring Song   Mendelssohn
March—Albanian   Hall
JameB Austin, Bandmaster
Manitoba Elections
Reports from Manitoba indicate
that tho Roblln government has been
r.'turned with a safe majority. In a
number of constituencies the Liberals supported independent candidates. In Winnipog the Socialists
had candidates in every city riding;
outside of Winnipeg the contest was
left to the nominees of the Conservative and Liberal parties.
Elections were deferred in three
constituencies, La Pas, Churchill-Nelson nnd Grand Rapids.
At Iberville Amte Bernard, Conser-
votive, was elected by acclamation.
Winnipeg city elected Independent
nnd Socialist candidates.
Up to this time of going to press
the election stood 27 Conservatives,
and 21 Liberals.
Indians in Trouble
A report received at Cranbrook
from Windsrmere is to the effect that
a half-breed named Domlnick Nicholas, while beating his borse on tbe
Indian reserve, ail miles south of
Windermere, was remonstrated with
by a Kootenay Indian named Honest
Sam. The half-breed Domlnick is alleged to have hit Sam on head with
a stick, instantly killing him. Domlnick has taken to the mountains and
is being sought by Indian and provincial police. He is young, strong
and hot-headed and may possibly put
up a hard fight before being captured.
Passing of Jos. Chamberlain
London, July 3.—Rt. Hon. Joseph
Chamberlain died here last night.
His death, which removes one of tbe
most striking figures of British politics ln the past generation, came as
a surprise, as the condition of his
health was not publicly known to bc
any worse tban at any time in the
last two or three years.
Mrs. Chamberlain, who never left
her husband's side since ho was
stricken with paralysis seven years
ago,' and his son, Austin Chamberlain, were with Mr. Chamberlain
when death occurred at 10.30 o'clock
last night at his London residence.
Thc event cast a gloom over the London season, which wns at its height.
Mr. Chamberlain's Inst public appearance was at a garden party on
the grounds of his Birmingham home
on May li lust, when, with his wife
and son, he received severnl hundred
constituents. Mr. Chamberlain wnn
wheeled out on the lawn in a chair
and appeared teeblo when he lifted
hla hat to friends and neighbors in
acknowledgment of their salutes.
The cause of Mr. Chamberlain's
death waa announced as heart failure. Although he had heen gradually sinking since Tuesday, members of
the family had preferred his condition should not become publicly
A singular circumstance about Mr.
Chamberlain's death is that whilo
the event occurred In London as early aa 10.30 o'clock laat night, the
news only becamo generally known
this morning.
Speculation Is rife today ns to
how far the passing away of the
great Imperialist will affect the pnrty which he once commanded with
such Immense influcncn. Mature, nonpartisan opinion seems tn hold thut
Mr. Chamberlain's death may place
the tariff reform Unionists in the
shadow. It Is often asserted In reliable quarters that their present Influence in the party councils is chief
ly due to the fact that they still
succeed in maintaining a substantial
hold on the party's purse strings,
but that otherwise the extreme tariff
is a purely negligible factor.
Mr. chamberlain's death will certainly have little or no effect either
way upon the existing Irish situation. There are those who are of the
belief that his death may result in a
partial break-up of the overpowering
domination which "Joe" Chamberlain and his family have exercised in
Birmingham for nearly forty years
past. One of Mr. Chamberlain's earliest lieutenants in Birmingham, Sir
Benjamin Stone, died only yesterday.
Jesse rollings, another lifelong political ally, recently resigned. The
course of nature haa Inexorably
thinned the ranks of the solid band
which made tho name of Birmingham
synonymous with that of Chamberlain.
Mr. John Redmond said today:
"Although Ireland in tbe past has
had bitter memories of Mr. Chamberlain's career, the Irish people are
generous and those hitter memories
arc long forgotten. He was a great
Sir Richard McBrlde, on being apprised yesterday morning by the
Colonist of the death of Mr. Chamberlain, expressed the keenest sorrow at the news, saying:
"I am suro I but voice the sentiment of the whole of British Columhla whi>n I say that the news of the
death of the Ht. Hon. Joseph ('hum-
herlain occasions the most profi .mil
"Whli' It hns long hem felt that
we could never hopo to see Mr.Chamberlain back In public life again, yet
the punning of so eminent a statesman constitutes a real loss to the
"As Colonial Secretary Mr, Chamberlain   rained   the   overseas Dominions to a now status, and JiIb   great
(Continued on  Page   3)
C.P.R. Re Hosmer
Conservative Assn. Meeting Z;^J
Requisition Presented to Mr. A. E. Watts
For Federal Honors
On Thursday evening a mooting of
the Central Cistrict Conservative Association was held in the committee
rooms on Hanson avenue.
After the general routine business
was completed Mr. J. P. Fink introduced the question of forming a Fed-
oral Oonseryatlve Aasoclation covering the new district brought Into existence under tbe new Re-dlstributlon
Act, and a committee for tbat purpose was appointed.
Mr. Fink also took up the mattor
of tbe requisition recently presented
to Mr. A. E. Watts of Wattsburg to
stand as a candidate for the Federal
House, and stated that it was up to
the people of this district to select
a local man, if possible, to represent them at Ottawa and he was
pleased to move a resolution endorsing the steps already taken by a
large number of leading citizens of
the city and district.
Mr. Fink's resolution was seconded
by Mr. T. Caven, the local member
of the Provincial House, who stated:
"That a strong and more determined advocate than Mr. Watts of the
policy they wished to follow in this
riding it would be difficult to find."
The above resolution was heartily
endorsed by the meeting.
Mr. Watts being presented replied
very appropriately and outlined the
policy he wished to see carried out
and concluded by thanking the Association for tbe confidence implied in
their endorsement of the resolution
as moved by MessrB. Fink and Caven.
The requisition referred to in   Mr.
Fink's resolution reads as follows:
A. E. Watts, Esq.,
Wattsburg, B, C.
"Dear Sir:
"We, the undersigned, realizing the
need of a representative in Parliament who can protect antl watch the
great and Important Industries of
our district, and appreciating your
efforts during the past years in writing, speaking, and working to secure
much-needed legislation for the encouragement and protection ot such
industries, on tbe prosperity of which
so many depend tor a   livelihood,
"We believe, if elected to the Dominion Parliament, you could accomplish great good tor our district; we
therefore request that you permit
your name to stand as a candidate
in tbe forthcoming election.
Should you consent, we hereby
pledge you our support and influence,
(Signed) Signatures of
Leading citizens and residents of tbe district.
On Monday the 6th inst., a large
delegation of the Influential residents
of the District waited uuon Mr. A.E.
Watts and presented him with the
above requisition fully signed and In
reply thereto he said:
In reply to the requisition signed
by such influential citizens, I should
lack human feeling it I failed to appreciate the high honor you wish to
bestow upon me. Your requisition I
take as a command, that I attempt
to fulfill a duty for the good of the
community, tf the people wish it, I
wlll obey tbe command.
It must be by the free wlll ot the
people, 1 have no money with which
to buy votes nor will I bo a party
to asking friends to supply the means
to intlucncco the unwilling.
All f can oiler aro the last few
yi ars of life and the uso of the abilities Providence bus given ,me, but all
I have is at your command.
I will give all my time, energy and
ability ln every way, but moro than
that 1 am unable to do, or would 1
do it, and bo help to win tbo honor
you wish to bestow upon mc.
Ono of the speakers aaked me to indicate what lino of action I would
take If elected regarding the lumber
Industry. Some of the speakers have
criticized thc work or wbat they
term lack of interest of former representatives who after election toll
us to bc quiet and behave ourselves
no matter how distressed or hungry
the populace may bo. In reply I may
say that I do not claim to have the
capacity or ability to do that which
others could not do. I have shown
you the voluminous correspondence
between myself and the politicians
and bankers of Canada and by that
the great difficulties can be seen.
However, I will explain what I
advise and would work for and that
Is simply that British Columbia, being greatly intereat ln the production of lumber, should work in unison with the produoers of food stuffs
(the flrst necessity of the human
family), the producers of which need
protection and more than that, paternalism or Governmental assistance along the lines of those wblch
made once poor but now prosperous
Dontnaifi famous.
Wc must not forgot that in order
to obtain consideration from othera
we must give the same to them.
This fact is realized by Conservatives, Liberals and Socialists and it
gives me the keenest pleasure to see
that prominent members of the
three parties have joined in signing
tbe requisition, and all agree that
tljis first duty of politicians is to protect Canadian industries and first and
foremost the producers of the means
of existence, if tbey are not prosperous all other industries must suffer;
and whether I am Bent to Parliament or not I shall continue to urge
the authorities to borrow, say, one
hundred million dollars for an experiment and to loan the money at a
low rate ol Interest to the farmers
for the purpose of buying improved
stock of all kinds, to build dairies,
elevators, and do all thinga in a
practical way to assist the really
honest workers to avoid paying exorbitant interest for financial accommodation to carry on the most important business In the world—the
production of food—and thereby supply the teeming population of tbe
cities with cheaper means of existence.
Also to provide work for many by
grinding wheat into flour instead ot
shipping the raw product, and keep
tbe residue at home to feed animals
to provide cheaper meat to assist
the real producers ol wealth and
thereby attract other industries.
Next, work in unison with the farmers, the producers, lumber manufacturers to undertake to supply
their product at a price to be regulated by the Government giving   the
manufacturers only a fair profit in
their work and investment, and also
limit the retailer as to his profit,
then BBk the farmers to assist the
lumber producer, to assist thom ln
keeping the lumber trade for Canadians by the imposition of a duty
jirnt enough to allow of a fair pro
lit for capital Invested and GOOD
No class appreciates the exhibition
of fellow-feeling and needs the paternal cars of the Government more
than the hard working farmer and
his family, even from a selfish point
of view it is to our own intereat to
seen that thoy get fair play. It Is
not my wish to embarrass nor place
our Government in a dilemma, but
rather to assist in winning the support and approval of those who will
shortly be the rulers of <the destiny of
Canada, and the party that can accomplish that will have a Arm hold
on the hearts of tbe people, and
tbat party's tenure of office will be
unshakeable as long as ample justice
to all ia applied.
Having assisted in winning the
good human feeling of the farmer,
we can ask for and will I am cer
tain win his support ln obtaining
fair-play (pr other industries, like the
lumber business, which has been exploited and uaed by political fakirs
to the most cruel extent.
No farmer I am certain wishes to
damage his fellow-men but he has
been filled up with the most exasperating lies and in my opinion all
that is needed is to give the farmer
fair-play, a taste of the milk of human kindness, and down-trodden in
dustries will flourish, provided only
that Canada's earnings from her
vast resources are kept within the
Dominion, that simple means that we
protect all Industries but one which
has been made the target and the
butt of selfish politicians and which
is now in the last stage ot existence. Thirty millions ol dollars of
Canadian earnings have annually
crossed the Une never to return. This
might have been expended amongst
the workers of Canada, and the sole
reason it has gone and is going still
Is through the work cf political fakirs whom our Government is afraid
ot. But it is my opinion tbat tbis
can be arranged to the satisfaction
of those who have been hitherto duped by the political fakirs referred to.
ThiB is the policy I have preached
and written for years past and you
send me to the Dominion Parliament
I will continue the fight and no influence of political machines nor cor
portions will satisfy my voice nor
dry up the flow of the ink from my
I am and always hope to be a
a satt'nch Imperialist, a Conservative, tho nearest approach to a
practical Socialist, that' it to conserve the boney for tbe working
bees, to sting and exterminate the
drones, and scrape off the barnacleB
from the Ship of States, to clean
out our own Augean Stable^ in matters political.
If you send me to the Dominion
Parliament and I do not do my duty, I will submit to the modern
method of recall, which in my opinion Bhould be applied to politicians,
judgea and all public servants.
The following programme will   be ! store heard them, and on asking who shaft he was conscious and was tak
shown at the Edison theatre tonight: j they were, the would-be robbers ran
The   two-reel feature entitled   "The away.
Opal Ring," "The Man Wbo Slept,
and "Mr. Tight Wad Buys a Laundry." This is an interesting programme and well worth seeing.
Misa Drummond aB winner of thc
title of Princess in the Chahko Mika
competition, leaves tomorrow to take
part in the geremonles at Nelson.
Tbe whole of her expenses are paid
by tho Carnival committee and thoy
assure her a royal time during her
week's visit.
Next Sabbath evening, July 12th,
the members of the Cranbrook Loyal
Orange Lodge and visiting brethren
will attend divine service at Knox
Presbyterian church. Rev. W. K.
Thomson will preach. The members
of the order will meet at their
lodge room at G.lli sharp, ami murcb
to the church.
A bold attempt was made on Monday night to burn a wood shed in
the reari of the Cross Keys Hotel.
Some paper had heen placed through
some large cracks, In direct contact
with tbe wood and set on fire. The
flames were seen hy a person passing
down the alley nnd nn alarm given.
It took nbout a dozen palls of water to extinguish tbe fire,
C. W. Johnson, late manager of
the|Wiisn Hotel, has severed his connect with tho Unionist Investment
Oo,, tho owners, Mr. Johnson has
tnken up residence In Cranbrook ami
Intends to devote at] his efforts for
the present to the sale of the Firestone tires and aceesHories tor which
ho Is tbe territorial agent for thin
During Monday night at attempt At Fernie on Friday ot Inst week,
was made to break Into tho jewelry Horace Quince, aged in years, em-
store ol Raworth Brothors. The win- ; ployed as a water hoy by tho Elk
dow strips were taken from the glass Lumber company, was fatally. Injur-
In the back door, also the uloor stop, e.1 by helng wound round a shaft at
when  the   clerk   who   sleeps   in the  the   mill.     When removed from1  the
en to the hospital where he died
shortly afterwards. I Coroner Wilkes
will bold an inquest.
Tho ball game on Wednesday afternoon between the Married Men aud
Unmarried resolved itself into a
swattest and the unmarried men won
from tho married men by outswat-
tlng them. Nine Innings wero too
many for the married men, so seven
innings wore played. The score ended 7 to IB In favor of tlic iinimn
ried men. George Hoggarth umpired
tlte game, giving perfect satisfaction.
Fred Simpson, former owner ot the
Oranbrook Herald, and now a broker
In the oil business nt Calgnry, was
In the elty shaking hiinds with Ills
iniiny friends the early pnrt of the
week. Although in the oil business
himself Mr. Simpson says that It Is
as well tn oxerciae a certain amount
of caution as to the companies In
Which the public invest their money.
The authorities are doing their utmost to elean out the luul crooks
nnd they are to be congratulated on
thef way they are protecting tbe legitimate enterprises.
Calgary, Alberta, July 8,—In order
to got a better understanding ol the
closing dowu of the Hosmer mine by
tb' Canadian Paolflc Hallway, eon-
cernlng wblch some criticism has been
made through the press recently yi dr
correspondent obtained the following
interview with Mr. Dennis, Assistant
to the President, Cnnadlnn Pacific
"Since the company established tbe
Hosmer mine six years ago," snid
Mr. Dennis, "considerable sums of
money have been spent In developing
It and endeavoring to make it a
large and permanent collier, but ior
the past two years it has neen ' in
nt a steady monthly loss. When we
realized that thero was no chance of
developing this colliery on a reasonable financial basts, wo reluctantly
concluded, becauso the collier was operated only for our own needs ind
tn supply coke for thc Trail Bmeltcr,
to closo It down. It did not oven
supply sufficient coal for out own use
and was therefore never ln the market for the sale of coal, and you cnn
readily see that It was not a Bound
business proposition,"
Wc realized," continued Mr. Dennis, "that the closing down of this
mlm would cause some Inconvenience
to the minors, and that we would be
reducing employment In the Cm"
Nest District, and I cnn Bay with regret that if we could have even operated tho coal mine to moot '.'xpenscs
lt would not now bo closed."
"What about the townsite, and
those who will now be left witb property practically on their hnnds?"
"The C.P.R. had nothing whatever
to do with the establishment of a
townsite at that point," replied Mr.
Dennis, "thc townsite is not situated
on the C.P.R. property, and was laid
out by a local syndicate .who bought
from the Crows Nest Pass Coal com
will be great hardship suffered by the
miners through loss of employment in
this mine, as as wc cnn employ some
of them in our other collieries, anil as
there are many other collleres scattered through the Crows Nest Pass
where they can tind work; there is no
dnlibt some hardship for people who
have bought land laud are living iu
tiie townsite above referred to) owing to cloelog down, but I don't
think that the 'C.P.R. can in nny
scnBc be held responsible for tboic
who bought land In that townsite,
as tN'y bought property there, and
took their chance In establishing
thamsolvos In a town ot thnt kind
with thc full knowledge ol wbnt they
wire doing, ami particularly lu view
of trouble that arlBos nt all coal
mining towns, resulting from closing
down ot thc mines owing to sh irtage
of orders, strikes, etc."
After Flathead Oil
Reports received this week from
points in Alberta and Bpokane state
that the attention ol oil men now
Ifl being turned towards the Flat-
bead district, developments Indicating that the name general belt tbat
Is claimed hy geologists to extend
from Albertn south existB west o[
the Rockies in Southeast Koatenay.
The Flathead Petroleum Company
have the necessary well-drilling machinery on their holdings, and expect
t;> begin sinking a well by the end of
this week about a mile north of the
welt that was sunk Inst fall, and
where th.' largest oil seepages take
In addition to the Flathead Petroleum holdings, a large number of
Cranbrook people have acquired extensive leases and it is said tlat
several  well  will  be  started  as sojii
as  the  machinery  can  be  placed
pany; there is  therefore no responsi-1thp frroun^1
billty on the part of the O.P.R, in
this connection, and I mad add that
the company had provided bomes for
its workmen immediately adjacent to
the mine.   I do not think  that there
Local men, also interested in e
Alberta fields, have acquired over
12,800 acres In the Flathead, wli-re
it is almost certain that oil in 'HV-
iug quantities will he found.
Is Paternalism Advisable?
Specially Contributed by J. F.
A great deal has already been writ- an isolated case.   There must be doz-
ten and,   before the   last word   has;ens and dozens of   such    enterprises
been spoken, a great deal more will
undoubtedly be written on the subject tbat Mr. Watts so ably touched
upon in our last week's issue—"Paternalism" and the relationship between Government and Agriculturist.
There are many diversities of opinion expressed by men competent and
capable to deal with tbis question;
but as regards the fundamental rule
that all, or tbe greater part, of
country's welfare and prosperity depends on and follows in the train of
its agricultural achievements, there
can be no two contrary opinioni
He would indeed be a rash man who
would deliberately deny that tbe agricultural progress of a country wns
inseparably bound up with and regulated ln the major part by the attitude of its Government towards the
agricultural portion of its community. A study of the comparative histories of the younger Colonies of the
British Empire will amply demonstrate the truth of this assertion. In
Australia each successive Government
during the past few decades has added to and amplified the legislation of
its predecessors in this connection,
and though the work of a preceding
Government has often been altered,
or even totally abrogated, by a lat-
party in power, only one idea,
only one motive, has prompted them
all impartially—that of increasing
nnd foHtcring its agricultural possibilities and riches. Not only is the
net tier now encouraged and Invited
to settle and special and great facilities offered bim in getting to and locating in the country but special officers  of   the   Govern nwn t   are   ap-
fostered in infancy by a paternal
Government have thrived and, in return, amply repaid their benefactors.
The agriculturist of New Zealand is
in very much the Bame enviable position, fhe land tenure scheme there
is us simple in its nature as It Ib efficient in its results, Thc principle is
just this: No occupation, no title!
The settler applies for his chosen
site, and, with comparatively little
cost, nay! with sometimes a special
grant, he can start his farming operations. Whilst he is in actual and
continuous occupation of hiH ground
bis title is indefeasible and he can
deal with his land in exactly tbe
same manner, and h ■ has precisely
the same rights and privileges in regard thereto, as a man with full freehold title elsewhere, He can dispose
of it by sale or by will but bis successor in tith is, of course, subject
to the same conditions as regards occupancy. The only condition precedent is personal occupation. In this
manner is the speculator in farming-
lands effectually dealt witb. It will
occur to some that the nature of this
title would debar the holder from
raising loans thereon. But this is
where the Government exercises that
far-seeing Paternalism referred to by
Mr. Watts. The Government has a
special reserve fund which, subject to
certain conditions, to all intents and
purposes lieB at the request and disposal of the settler. This fund is
dedicated to the granting of loans to
settlers at a nominal rate Qt interest, the amount of such loans being
regulated and calculated on the ratio of the valUS of Improvements ef-
polnted whose sole work is to visit fected on the land. Furthermore the
and to report in detail on tne perse- agricultural community Is bound to-
vtrance anil progress of every indi- gether by powerful co-op'native or
vtdUat arttler, and, according to associative ties nud the latest sott-
tliese r 'ports, monetary ami other
facilities are readily obtainable,
Furthermore, the settler Ih encouraged to make applications for such fa
dUtlm. We need not here point out
tlu* position Austrnllu now holds in
the agricu'tural and produce worlds.
In other branches of enterprise the
same conditionn obtain, find
within the personal knowledge
associative ties and the latest
ler is as certain of a market for his
prpduce as the oldest pioneer, and
furthermore these associations if not
entirely under Government control
work hand in hand with tho Govern
ment and are carefully fostered and
encouraged by every possible means.
In Houth Africa-at nny rate up to
it is the present—the paternalism of the
of tbo .Government of the Union hns been
writer that tn at leant one case Of,largely of a negative, but none the
private enterprise thn Government less (nr-soolng kind. They have plnc-
went out of its way to make tbat ,>d a han upon tbe immigrant with
enterprise a surcesH by granting Just little or no capital. It has been very
such facilities as have Im-ii mention- wisely realized by the Government
ed'above,   And this is by no   means. (Continued on Page   2.) THE PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK, B.C.
®he Inspector, ©ranbrook, §. (&.
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20th YEAR
ORANBROOK, B.C   July 11.
No. 2$.
The resolution submitted on Thursday evening last at the meeting of
the Central District Conservative Association, to which reference is made
olsewhere in this issue, Ib one that
cannot fail to arouse a very considerable interest among all sections o!
our growing community. In view
the fact that there is no immediate luan
prospect of an appeal to the   people "tinctively turns v   th:,  •;•,■       ii:.
by the Borden Government the resolution may appear somewhat   prematura to some, but to those who have|
followed   the    career of the man
al question, History abounds in illustrations of the axiom that great
criBes produce great men, and it is
not stretching the auology too far to
claim that in the local phase of the
national crisis Mr. Watts emerges in
the natural sequence ol events and
oi by Bheer force of character as the
to   whom the community    in-
long    record  of unofficial  service   to
. |the community, his consistent   championing of   the rights ol  the   people
as  against   the  selfishness  of    vested
whom it is designed to do honor the Intereate-wtaether those Interests co-
resolution gs .merely the concrete sx- lnclded with ^TtV PoUMca or »l,t
preBBion Of a sentiment that has been 'flIul frequently at his own financial
steadily growing in this district, and,lc8a- has been the unconscious ap-
indeed far beyond the-contines of this prenticeablp fur the wider field ot
district, a sentiment that only need- service to which Mr. Watts is now
ed an opportunity such as has been!cftllei1. a"J have stamped him as an
provided by the situation created un- Independent thinker, a courageous
der the Re-distribution Act. If this fighter, and the man for whom tbe
sentiment has known no geographi- office "alts.
cal boundaries, it is equally   signlll- *   *   ■   *
cgnt that it knows no partisan j The ratepayers of Craubrook will
boundaries. The requisition present-; be taken by surprise this week when
fed to Mr. A.  E. Watts   on   Monday'they   learn    by    reading the columns
lest was Bigned by representatives of
all shadea of political opinion,
friends and critics al.»;e of Mr.
Wntts and the party to which he
has given loyal allegiance and ungrudging service all his life. If this
remarkable unanimity is an expression of confidence in Mr. Watts, it is
likewise significant of a new spirit
at work in the community, a spirit
that is abroad the world over finding varying expression under different
environments. This is the spirit
that calls aloud for men to lead us
—men distinguished from professional
politicians, men whose integrity of
character and sheer rugged honesty
of purpose iB beyond question. There
are Biirely few, even among the more
unthinking portion of iour community
who can fail to realise that tnis Canada of ours Is passing through a
period   of   reconstruction, not finan-
of the local papers that bylaw No.' 13$ authorizing the raisins
of $110,00U for tbe purpose of improving the water system of tbe city
has again to be brought before them
to be voted upon. The reason of
this is owing to some kind of red
tape or a Blight technicality as to
the security given by the City in consideration of the loan of the money
borrowed which has since been found
to be deficient by the company's representatives in Toronto. In bringing tbis Bylaw before the people for
the second time it Is only witb the
intention of securing the ratepayers'
approval to adding the security of
the City to the papers necessary for
obtaining this loan as an extra
guarantee of good will. This proceeding is coming up every day of
the week in the ordinary business affairs of any city; every business man
cial merely, hut moral also, .since ev- knows this, and it is to be hoped that
ery great question ia at root a mor-  on the 23rd of   this month the   rate
payers will go to tbe polls and support the Council in this aa well   as
they did in the original vote.
• •   ■   •
The poor Mayor and aldermen are
moru to be pitied than envied for the
work they are doing these hot days.
Meetings every two or three days
B63m to be thc usual thing. Tbere is
quite u lot of detail work to be done
in connection With the proposed new
water system and the City Fathers
are giving their beet to ensure the
city a gooil system nnd at the same
time protect the interests of the
ratepayers against future contingencies and  needless expense.
In another column of this issue
will be found a communication received in answer to the one we published last week from the pen of A.
E. Watts. In this article th.! writer fully substantiates the statements
of Mr. Watts and in addition gives
further references an to why "Paternalism is Advisable," as wel] um
stating the necessity of such mens
ureB being taken in the interests of
the fanner and settler. Following
tha communication received we have
added the suggestions of the Provincial Itoyal Commission as to mortgage loans to fanners in B. *'.. the
encouragement   of     Immigration      to
Tasmania, the conditions governing
their settlement and the acquisition
of land in New South Wales, being
token from the OvarBoaa London Dal
ly Mail. The subject Is one of Bb
scrblng interest and without a doubt
wilt form the subject -matter of many
lending articles in the papers ol all
parts ol the Dominion before many
months have passed,
Awake! ye tbat slwpeth. This will
be the cry when oil is itruck in the
Kbit head district. Look over the
columns ol this issue and you will
find that a large number ol Cran
brook citizens have confidence in the
■ future of this oil-seeped district,
(Much as the excitement appeared In
j Calgary when oil was strr.cK In the
Monarch claims, the same will undoubtedly be duplicated in Cran-
btook. It would be well if the iuture was looked into and preparations made to make Cranbrook the
[center of the oil business that will
(undoubtedly assume Startling proportions within the next few weeks.
• •   •   •
| While enjoying the hospitality of
Mr. W. R. McFarlane on Wednesday
to an automobile drive and returning home in the evening our party-
came upon a large camp, situated
between Loco and Wattsburg, composed of farmers on their way back
to the States, Our car was stopped and we entered into conversation
with the leaders.    In the courBe   of
NELSON, B. C, JULY 13th to 18th
 Some   Leading   Features	
Hydro-Aeroplane Flights
This in thc First Hydroaeroplane to
Ply in the li..minion of Canada.    IT
8TART8I   Runs along the water at
the rate ol a hundred milca an hour
and then   riHes from   the water—up-
up-np—thousands of feet into the air.
Horse Races
Big Purses Offered
Mining Men—Notice
First Prize, $400.00;      Second   Prize,
$250.00;   Third Prize, $100.00
Wild West Features
Including Broncho  Busting.   Roping,
Bulldogging Wild Mexican  Steers by
Rose Festival and Small
Fruits Exposition
men who competed and won titles at
the    Calgary    Stnmpede,    Winnipeg
Stampede,    Lofl    Angeles,    Cheyenne
and   Pendleton    Round-Up,    This is
the greatest aggregation of star per*
Fire  Works
The   Capture   and    Burning   of   the
Steamer Nelson by Kootenay
formerB ever gotten together.'
Canada Lightweight and
Middleweight Boxing
FRENCH?   VAISE,     Champion    of
Canada, vb. CHARLIE LUCCA for
WKKKS,     l»r    Middleweight
Championship of Canada.
Something for the Kids
Including     Merry-flo-Rnnnd,     Ferris
Wheel, All Kinds ol Side Shows.
Lacrosse, Football, Baseball, Etc.
Pnthe Bros.   Will Tnke   Moving Pictures of the VarlOUB Events.
Water   sports
Sixty Oarsmen    from Toronto,   Victoria,   Vnncouver,    Portland,   Coeur
d'Alene nnd N'elson competing fn International  Rowing Events.     E.  B.
Butler, Champion Sculler of Canada,
will meet A. M. Pfaender. champion
Sculler    nf Western  America;  W.   N.
Kennedy,    British   Columbia   Champion, Frank N'ott. Vancouver and T.
D. Des   Brisav     of Nelson, for   the
Many arc coming from all parts   of
tbe earth to the
Kootenay  Boundary Old-
timers' Reunion
which is   to be held ln   a real   Old-
Timers   Log Cabin.    Tf you nre   an
Old-Timer come in and register during Chahko Mika.
A special train will leave Oranbrook on Thursday evening returning in time for business
on Saturday morning. Tbosn wishing to book rooms In advance upply R, C. Tovlotdale,
P. 0. Boi 221, Nolson.
Single fare from all points in B. C.    Special reduced rates from State of Washington
and all prairie points.
Por Official Program and Premium Lilt Write GKO   PATERSON, Manager  Nelson   Carnival Co., Lid,
J. E. ANNABI.IC, President, Ncliou, B. Cl
our conversation we learned tbat
they had been located fur some yean
near Medicine Hat on a 300-acre piece
of land. The land was good, they
said, but thc want uf irrigation waa
thc cause absolutely of tholr bad
crops. For the laBt two or thrae
yeara Ihcy had been getting disheartened with thc prospects and so they
lit Inst decided to look for freBh
llelds.   They had blon stopped in one
, place and asked to locate but they
were not takon up with thc prospects
bo they continued Journeying onward.
j Tho impressions thoy received of tho
lund in lhls district was that
It     wus     good     for    their      needs,
.h " t no one h a ,1 approached
them,with any proposition Ho thoy
wero not going to waste   tholr time
| looking [or something they illil not
know how to hnd. Mr, MrFarlano
pointed out to ihem several tracts
ol land here on which they could lo-
cnte nml snid It wns « pity sucb
a hunch of likely looking lads and
men could not lllld some laud this
side ni the Une wlhoul going any
lurther south, as it appeared to be
Immaterial to them when, thsy
Bhould locate, Upon his recommen
di.tlon they nre going to tnken good
look nt some land nenr Kingsgate,
nud it suitable for their roqulro
merits they nre not Bolng any (nrth
Whnt Is the moral of .tills" We have
in the Oranbrook district just the
land tor such settlers, With the el
ders. sons nml daughters there would
be about 70 people In the camp, to
gether with about til) horses. What
a splendid opportunity lor a live
committee ol the Honrd of Trade to
■ approach these people and see If
some means could not be provided
to get them to locate in this district without  proceeding nny  further
' south where they would be lost to
us for ever leo far as their industrial
efforts were concerned; and another
thing, the loss would be a serious
one if they could not bc retained nB
( Hnndian citizens, they are alt men
ol the right calibre, all of them cx-
pt rlenced farmers and men who
would be a credit to any communl-
t> in which they decided to lix their
home. Bring them back and locate
them on Canadian soil; the numerous children would be useful citizens
of the future. Today they should be
camped on the fork of the Moyle
river where they intended to refit
tbeir horses.
(Continued from Page 1.)
that there were many difficulties to
be overcome, difficulties ol labor, of
marketing and of Irrigation, difficulties peculiar to the country, whic
militate tremendously against the
small bolder and capitalist and until
the anticipated schemes of irrigation
and co-operative control have been
perfected they refuse to harbor the
struggling settler. And, under all
circumstances, rightlyl But meanwhile a sum of (15,000,000 has been,
cr will shortly be, appropriated to
several comprehensive schemes which
will make possible the success ol
small holders and capitalists. Centred control nnd irrigation schemes
in conjunction with increased facilities for marketing are the basic principles involved.
Now British Columbia has none ol
the difficulties to contend with that
Australia, and more especially Soutb
Africa, (with its droughts, It's labour
troubles, its black problem, Its
plagues) has fought against and conquered. To Its hand lies a fair country surrounded by conditions pre-eminently favourable to its becoming
one of the foremost amongst the agricultural countries of the world. Its
progress cannot be retarded by such
obstacles, internal and external, as
beset some other countries. Only—the
country aB a whole muat look on the
whole question broadly, with eyes
undimmed by the lust of personal advantage and gain; with brains unclouded by party factions, and, other facts and fancies notwithstanding
it must press forward undeterred and
resolute towards that certain goal
which alone can guarantee the mature and solid prosperity tbat Ib this
country's due. And the quickest
route toward that prosperity is a
thoroughly impartial and broad-minded paternalism not (as has so frequently been the caso during tbe tenancy of office ol the government ot
years past) a blgotted and partial
heaping of Indulgences on a- favoured
It Ib of course tn view of the space
nt my disposal and tbe hugs scope of
the question, impossible for me here
to give full details of the methods
and particulars of procedure adopted
In the several colonies I have mentioned hut I hope at a later date to
review thc question from a comparative standpoint in fuller detail.
What We Need Throughout the
Whole Dominion Is Being Done!
In British Columbia
In British Columbln a Provincial
Hnyiil Commission him reported in
favour ot mortgage loans to (arm-
wa. It la suggested that a credit
commission should lie created, with
power to borrow money bv the issue
of stock or debentures to run (or 3G|
years and bearing Interest at 4 per
cent. The money thus obtained would
be loaned to (armors [or permanent
Improvements and productive undertakings. There would bo inquiry into the character of applicants nnd
tho land to be mortgaged, It is suggested that no loan Bhould exceed GO
per cent, of the value of the land
held as security, that not less than
1250 nor more than $10,000 should lie
loaned to any (armor, nnd that applicants for Bums of $2,oni) and under should havo priority. Tli' Com-
mission also advocates co oparntlon
in marketing. In contrast with ttio
opinion of pralrlo grain growers It
argues that the Customs duties on
agricultural products aro necossrtry
nml reasonable. Finally, the organisation of a news sorvlco to collont
ami disseminate information covering
supply ami demand in tho produ •■
mai'.ets is recommended.
Acquisition of Land in New
South Wales
There ttie Do free grants of land in
New Houth Wales, tint farms ami He
loottoni may be obtained cheaply on
various terms, of which space will
allow us to give only a short summary. PrlCOS are fixe.I by ilu- Do
partitiont of Lauds and range Irom
Cl per acre upwards. The Stale is
divided into three districts the east
ern, the 'central, and tho western -
and conditions vary in each of them.
A Belootor, if not a natural-born or
naturalised Brltleh Bubject, may not
apply for land until he has resided In
the Btato for twelve months and haa
lodged a declaration of Ins intention
to become naturalised within live
years. Applieant* must have reached
an age which varies from sixteen to
twenty-one years. Settlers nre ul-
lowod under certain conditions to
take up additional holdings.
Homestead selections are limited in
area to 1,280 acres. The rental is li
per cent, on the unimproved value
for the flrBt Bix years or until issue
of grant and 2j per cent, thereafter,
in addition to the survey foe. The
land is re-valued every fifteenth year.
A dwelling-house, worth at least £20,
muBt be erected within eighteen
months after confirmation of the application. Perpetual residence is
compulsory. By registering his holding the selector may secure himself
against deprivation in case of bankruptcy or action (or debt. The lease
iB perpetual, but may be converted
into a conditional purchase. If residence Is by deputy the rental is fixed
at 3J per cent, (or the first term,
and the value of the residence erict-
ed must be at least £40.
Conditional Purchases.—The area
varies from 40 acres up to 640-in the
eastern division and 2,560 in the central division. The price of th.3 land
is usually £1 per acre and ie payable in yearly instalments of 9d or
ls. in the £, together with interest
at 2. per cent, on the unpaid balance. Residence is compulsory for
ten years, and improvements must be
effected to the value of 6s. for each
£1 of purchase money within three
years and 10s. within five years of
Immigration from the Old Country to Tasmania
Tasmania will in course of time
support a far larger population than
at present. While the prosperous
condition of tbe mainland States has
to some extent diverted attention
•elsewhere In late years, such a state
of affairs cannot be permanent. A
system of nominated immigration is
in force, under which the State will
contribute £9 towards a woman's
(are, £6 (or a man, and £4 10s. for
a child .under 12 years of age. No
male immigrant, married woman or
widow must be over 45 years of age,
nor any single woman over 35 years.
Reckoning the fare nt £14 (third
class, open berth) tin1 nominator
must deposit £8 for eacb male, \::\
for each female, aud £2, 10s. for
each child between the ages of 3 and
12 years. If the fare costs more
than £14, the balance must be paid
by the nominator, who must reside
in the State and guarantee that employment wlll be found for the immigrants on arrival or that adequate provision will he made for
tbem, and that they shall take up
permanent residence in Tasmania.
Nominees must be approved hy the
Agent-General. Up to the end of
1910 a total of 21,691) emigrants to
Tasmania had received assistance.
The State Agricultural Hank is empowered to make advances to selectors who hold land on the credit-purchase system ln order to enable them
to improve their holdings. The
amount of the loans varies from £25
to £500. No advance may exceed
one-half of the amount actually paid
to thc drown (or the land together
with half the present value of the
Improvements. Tho rate of Interest.
Is G per cent, per annum; repayments commence five years after the
advance Is made, and may extend
over twenty-five years, or less at the
borrower's option. Preliminary valuation fees must be paid by the up
piieant. t'H.oio was advanced under these terms in 1911.
Rural land Is divided Into three
classes, according to quality, and
any person who has attained the ag9
The World's Best
Send for Five Roses
Cook Book-"
Wnli   Nn.,.   tnJ  AJdrm   plainly
th»'i fo'tii to «mlm Ten Cww
chown from lhe contribution, of over two thoutin j
Wtniful wen of Five Htnts Flour throughout Canadfa
Abo Uieful Note* on the vtiioui cImmi ol food ihinflt
lo ew. Jt of which hav* beet* cuclully checked • d
rt-chtcktd br competent authority.
utm m __, w um or wt wooes maim co. iwitto. mm
Cranbrook  Jobbers,   Ltd.
(if eighteen yeara Ib entitled to select an area not exceeding 200 acreB
of first-class, 300 acre* of second-
ciaBS, and 600 acrea of third-class
land. All accesaible tirat-claaa land
haa been taken up, but land of the
second and third gradea ia still available. Tbe minimum pricea are £1,
10a., and 5s. per acre respective!',
in addition theae ia a survey lee,
which ranges from £4 10a. to £20.
One-third is added to the ' purchase
price for credit terms and eighteen
years in the case of tirst-class land
and fourteen yeara for other claasea
is allowed for the payment of instalments. Upon first-class land continuous residence is compulsory lor five
years, commencing one year after
late of purchaae, except wben the
land is within a mining area when
period ia reduced to three years. The
selector may be represented by one
of his family or by an agent. Improvements must be effected to the
extent of 2s. 6d. per acre per annum
for the first eight years on flrst-
class land, Ib. for five years on second-class land, and 6d. for five years
on third-class land, before the balance of the purchase money can he
1 aid and a grand deed lBsued. The
intending selector can obtain assistance and advice from the dlBtrict
surveyors and other officials. 145,-
651 acres were thus selected in 1910
nnd about 7000 acres under other
conditions of purchase. Grazing
ieaaea may be oflared at auction, the
upset rent to be determined by the
Commissioner and to be in no caae
less than 5s. per 100 acres. The leB-
see muat pay caBb for improvements
and is in turn compensated for the
same at thc expiration of the lease.
Thc maximum period of lease Is tour-
teen years, but the runB are liable to
be resumed at any time II required
for other than pastoral purposes.
Discusses Problem
of Asiatic Menace
The Asiatic menace was referred to
in a Btirrlng speech delivered l>y Sir
inn Hamilton. Inspector-General of
the overseas forces, at the civic reception tendered to him in thc Auckland Town Hall, says The Auckland
Weekly News.
The general aald that he had come
to a great city nnd to the Town
Hall where he had heen feted and
complimented. "I wish under such
circumstances," he continued, "to
endeavor to make some return (or
your great kinrinosB. In thinking ov-
the question this morning it
struck me that ln so great a city
I might take this opportunity to answer the question which has both
directly and indirectly heen asked of
me throughout my tour, from south
to north. This question was: Why,
when we are expecting the millennium, do we tind practical and prosperous countries like Australia and
Now Zealand furbishing up their
nrmor of defence? I would l?:e to
answer that question, not in the
usual obvious way, but rather in the
abstract way."
The general than touched briefly j
upon the obvious rensons. "The flrst
of tbe obvious reasons," he said, "Is ,
tbe shrinkage of distance, through
the advent of electricity, steamships, |
aeroplanes, nnd high explosives (so
high that a shot from a M In gun
could kill a man twenty miles away).
These things, no doubt, have brought
remote dangers nearer,
"Thon," he continued, "there ls the
obvious reason that in the Pacitic
great nations have either risen in
the last 100 years or else old nations are in a wonderful manner
showing signs of marvelous energy.
Even as volcanoes, long quiescent,
break again into activity with disturbing sounds, so it is with some of
the old nations of the Pacific.
"The third obvious reason is that
thc Pacific, in spite of its peaceful
name, is more stormy than other distant oceans. While we would all deplore such a contingency, it Is conceivable that, apart from the storms
of nature, there may be greater and
more terrible convulsions than ever
in the past. That is to say the Pacific la the meeting ground, not of
nations but of continents. Here it
may be decided whether Asiatics or
Europeans are going to guide the
destinies of this planet. These are
more or less obvious reasons, but
tbere are others which I believe to
be real and true, although they are
more or less under the surface.
"Terrible things, for instance," he
continued, "are going on in the Malay States. Here can be seen a fine
people going under before tbe interests of low-class materialists—Chinese and coolieB, ■ brought into to work
for low wages. When I visited China
two years ago I saw on every side
that the country was waking up. Old
moral restraints had gone. I saw a
modernized Chinaman scratching his
name with a nail upon the Temple of
Heaven—a temple until recently bo
sacred that the Emperor alone might
approach it, and thnt only once a
year. This is but an illustration to
show tbe change from which is evolving chaos and confusion such as existed at the time of the French Revolution, from which Napoleon arose.
"In our own nation," he continued
"there are signs of danger to the
white race from the existence of the
materialistic factor. In l.adyamttb
during the Boer war the main street
was a thoroughfare containing prosperous European shopkeepers. What
a change bad been wrought when I
went there two yenrs ago to take Sir
George White's place as president of
Ladysmith. The shopkeepers had vanished and their places had been taken
by hunyahs and coolies, who exist on
a couple of meals of rice a day.
While these coolies have no constructive or progressive talent, they
have the knack of bundling and accumulating money to a nicety. This,
then, is the point of the story. This
is the reason why in the time of
progress and prosperity, Australia
and New Zealand are instinctively
facing the necessity of preparing for
defence. If people with high ideals
and standards are forced to live
cheek by jowl with people of low
standards and low Ideals they must
either become slave-drivers or sink
to the level of those by whom thoy
are surrounded, and thus he beaten.
"Of course," concluded the general,
"New Zealand ls still a long way ofl
from this danger, but Australia is
not so far off. When I look at tho
map It seems to me that New Zealand occupies the position of a llttlo
Bister, small In Blue, but eager, hanging behind the skirts of her big fat
sister -Australia. If dangor threatens Australia I feel porfectly confident that Now Zealand would always
bc ready to lend a hand to her bigger slater in the Antipodes." (Prolonged applause.) \)
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Professional   Carbs
Cobge   Hotices
4.IH U I M 11 IM 11 ||-| #W 11.1|.|. 11 III I III II 111 IT
Court Oranbrook No. 8913.
Meet ln   Maple   Hall,   on   2nd   and
4th Thursday ol each month.
Louis Pearaon, Sic, P.O. Box Ml.
Vlaltlng Brothers Cordially Welcomed
(Oranbrook Branch)
Meets   in   Maple   Hall on the 2nd
and Ith Tuesdays In every month, at
I p.m.   Membership open to British
R. Y. Brake, Pres.
W. J. Lower, Bec.-Treaa.
Box 247.
Visiting members cordially welcome
A. P. * A. U.
Regular   meeting!   on  tbe
third   Thuriday   ol   avery
Visiting brethren welcome.
H.  Hicttenbotham,  W.M.
J. Lee Cranston, Bee.
No. 125, R. A. M.
Regular meetings:—2nd Tuesday In
each month at eight o'clock.
Sojourning   Oompanloni   art   cordially Invited.
Bi. Comp.—A. 0. Shankland, Bl.
Oranbrook, B.O.
Oranbrook, B.O.
Orescent Lodge, No. II
Meets every Tuesday at t p.m.
at Fraternity Hall.
A. Hurry, C. 0.
E. Halsall, K. ol R. ft S.
E. A. Hill, M. F.
Visiting brethren cordially invited
to attend.
I.O.O.F.,    KEY   CITY    LODGE
Uo. 42
Meet* avery Monday night
at Rew   Fraternity   Hall.
Sojourning OddMlowi cordially Invited.
F. Broughton, W. M. Harrii,
N. 0. Sec'y
Circle No.  Ill
Oompanloni ol thi Foraot
Meets ln Maple Hall, Flrat, and
Third Wednesday ot each moath at
1:00 p.m., sharp.
Mra. A. M. Laurie, 0. 0
Mn. A. B. Shaw, Bk.
Visiting  Oompanloni  cordially  welcome. MM
No. 1042
Meeta every Wednesday at 8 p.m.,
in Royal Black
Knights' Hall on
Baker Street.
W. Mntthbws. dictator.
F. Carlson, Boi 756, Secretary.
Meets ln Royal Black Knlghta Hall
Baker Strict
Meeta every 2nd and 4th Thuraday
ot eacb month at » p.m. aharp.
Mrs. L. Hayward, ree. sec.
W. B. MacFarlane, chief ranger
Visiting brethren made welcome.
Th*  Cranbrook  Poultry and  Pot
Stock Aitooiation
President—A. B, Smith.
Meeta regularly on the First Friday
•vening ol each month.
Information on Poultry autton
Address the Secretary—W. W. McGregor, Cranbrook.
Loyal Orangi
Lodge No. 1871
, Meeta lat and
3rd Thuraday in
Royal Blaek
knlghta ol Inland .mil at I p.m. iharp. VWtora
R. B. Oarrett, W. M.
W. Dunitan, Reo, Sec.
Cranbrook Farmers' Institute
Pres.—A. B. Smith
Sec—A,b. H. Webb
Meetings    are   held on tbe Third
Thursday in tbe month at 8 p.m. in
the Old Gymnasium All Welcome.
Women's Institute
Meets ln the Carraens' Hall 1st
Tueeday afternoon In every month
at 2 p.m. The fancy work classes
meets on 3rd Friday evening ln the
same place at 1 p. in.
Mra, E. H. Leaman, President
Mra.  J.  Shaw,  Sec-Treas.
P. 0. Boi 442.
All ladies cordially invited.
T.  T.   M o V I T T I E
P.L.I. ft OM.
ORANBROOK,    .„    B.O.
Barriiteri, Solicitors and Notaries
Money to Loan
Imperial Bank Building
ORANBROOK,    -    British Oolumbla
Civil   aad Mining Rtglneers-Britlsh
Columbia Land Surveyors
Corporation of
The City of Cranbrook
BYLAW  NO.  140
P.O. Box 236
Phom Ml
...    B.O.
Drs.    KING    4    GREEN
Physicians and Surgeoni
OBIce at Residence, Armatrong At*.
Office Hours:—
Forenoons - - 9.00 to 10.00
Afternoons - - 2.00 to   4.00
■ventage - - - T.IO to   1.20
Sundays • • -1.10 to  4.M
Cranhrook, B.O.
F. M. MacPherson
Hortrarj Aveaae Neil lo CUr HsU
OpeaDayaadNlfbt Pboae ai
Funeral Dlreotor,
P.O. BOX 585        PHONE 346
Cottage Hospital
Matron:    Mrs. A. Salmon
Terms on Application
Phone 239 P. O. Box 845
Notice ll hereby given that a reserve, notice ol which appeared ln
the B.O. Oasette, on October 10th,
1911, ia cancelled In so far as it relate! to the following eipired timber
4411, 9082, 11847, 21907, 22661,
28116, 24432, 16737, 16926, 26112,
18188, 30368, 81110, 31184, 31185,
81201, 81380, 31481, 32022, 82711,
83411, 83459, 33460, 34221, 34273,
84310, 36502, 37580, 87993, 37994,
41344,   4142C   and   48176.
Deputy Minister of Landa,
Lands Department.
Victoria, B.C., March Slit, 1914.
Dr.de Van's Female Pllb
ftr*lleble Preach rcgalsteriaevor tails. These
I us eaceedlsflv jpewarliil la rafslating Ihe
A Bylaw to provide for borrowing
One Hundred and Ten Thousand Dollars for the. purpoae of I improving the
Water Works System of the City of
WHEREAS, it is necessary to improve the Municipal Water Works
System by replacing the present wood
pipe with steel pipe and building a
new dam and reservoir and purchasing any landB or real estate required
for improving the Water Worka System;
AND WHEREAS, the estimated
cost of the said Improvements is
1110,000.00 and it is expedient to
borrow the aum of One Hundred and
Ten Thousand Dollars for the purpose aforesaid and to Issue debentures thorefor payable within twenty
years, and bearing Interest at the
rate of sii per centum per annum,
which Is the amount of tbt debt intended to be created under tbls Bylaw;
AND WHEREAS, it will be necessary to raise annually (4,093.72 to
form a sinking fund for the payment
of the debt, and 16,600.00 for the
payment of the Interest thereon,
making in all 110,693.72 to be raised
annually for. the payment of the debt
and Interest;
AND WHEREAS, ths water i rates
or charges in the. Municipality of the
City of Cranbrook are enforceable
under the provisions of tbe Municipal
AND WHEREAS, the estimated
amount of the water rates or charges
chargeable for the year 1914, being
the year in which tbis Bylaw is passed, is the sum ot Seventeen Thouaa'id
Two Hundred and Twenty-Five Dollars and Twenty Cents (117,225.20);
AND WHEREAS, tbere is no
amount of money already charged
upon the said water rates or charge^,
AND WHEREAS, it Is estimated
that tbere will not be any deficiency
ln tbe said water rates or charges,
required to make up tbe said amount
of tbe annual Interest and sinking
AND WHEREAS, the said water
rates or chargea bave been by Bylaw
Bet aside and withdrawn from the
annual revenues of the Municipality;
AND WHEREAS, the said debt of
One Hundred and Ten Thousand Dollars (1110,000.00) is created on the
security of the said water rates or
charges, and as additional security
the Municipality at large guarantees
the payment of the principal and interest out of the annual.revenues of
the Municipality.
NOW THEREFORE, the Municipal
Council of the Corporation of the
City of Cranbrook in Council assembled, enacts aa follows:
1. The said proposed expenditure
ot One Hundred and Ten Thousand
Dollars (2110,000.00) is hereby authorized.
2. It shall and may be lawful for
the Mayor of the Corporation of the
City of Cranbrook to borrow upon
the security of the said water rates
and charges chargeable and payable
to the Municipality and the additional security of the guarantee of
the Municipality at large upon tbe
debentures hereinafter mentioned,
from any person or persons, body,
bodies corporate who may be willing to advanas the same as a loan,
a sum not exceeding One Hundred
and Ten Thousand Dollars (1110,-
000.00) and to cause the same to be
paid into the hands of theTreaaurer
of tbe said Corporation for the purpose hereinbefore recited.
3. It shall be lawful for the
Mayor of the aaid Corporation to
cause any number of debentures to
be made, executed and issued upon
the security of the said water rate*
and charges for aucb sum or sums
aa maybe required for the purpose
and objecta aforeaald, not exceeding,
however, the sum of One Hundred
and Ten Thousand Dollars (1110,-
000.00) each of the said debentures
bring of the denomination ot One
Thousand Dollars (11000.00) or such
other sum aa the Council may by
resolution direct and all such debentures shall be sealed with the seal of
the Corporation and signed by the
Mayor and the Treasurer thereof, and
as an additional security the payment of the principal and Interest of
the said debentures shall be guaranteed by the Municipality at large.
Suoh guarantee may be In the following words or to the like   effect:
'and as an additional security payment ot the principal and interest
of this debenture according    to   the
terms thereof Is hereby guaranteed
by the Municipality at'large."
4. Tbe said debentures shall bear
date as of the day on which this Bylaw takes effect and ahall be made
payable on the flrst day of Auguit
1934, In lawful money of Canada at
thc City of Cranbrook, British Columhla, or at Torontb, Ontario, or
at Montreal, Quebec, or at the Bank
of the Manhattan Company at New
York City, U. 8. A., at the holder's
option, and shall have attached to
them coupona for tbe payment of interest and the lignaturei to the said
coupons may be either written,
stamped, printed,'lithographed or en
6. The said debentures shall bear
interest at the rate of six per cent.
(6 per cent.) per annum from the,
date thereof, payable semi-annually
at said offlcei of the Imperial Bank
of Canada aforesaid and.the Bank ot
the Manhattan Company, New York
City, U.S.A., at the holder's option
in lawful money ol Canada, on the
1st day of February and 1st day of
August in each year during the currency thereof.
6. It sball ba lawful for tbe
Mayor of tbe said Corporation to
negotiate and aell said debentures or
any of them.
7. During the currency ot the said
debentures the sum of Six Thousand
Six Hundred Dollars (16,600.00) •ball
be let aalde annually lor the payment of the interest and the ium of
Four Thousand and Ninety-Three Dollar* and Seventy-Two Cents (14,-
093.72) shall be set aside annually to
form a sinking fund for ths payment
ot the debt, making in all the sum
of 110,693.72, which said sum is
hereby charged upon the said water
rates and cbargee of the City of
Oranbrook and shall be set aside by
being kept'in a special account both
in the books of the City Treasurer
ond in a separate bank account for
the payment of satd debt and also
for the payment of interest thereon
during the currency ot the said debentures.
8. Any moneys which may have to
be advanced or paid by the Municipality under the said guarantee shall
be paid out of the annual revenue ot
the Municipality.
9. It ahall be lawful for the aald
Municipal Council to repurchase any
of the said debentures upon such
terms as may be agreed upon with
the legal holder thereof, or any
part thereof either at the time ot
•ale or any subsequent time or
times, and all debentures ao repurchased shall forthwith be cancelled
and destroyed and no re-issu: of debentures so repurchased sball be
made in consequence of such re-purchase.
10. This Bylaw shall take effect on
and alter the first day of Auguat,
11. This Bylaw may be cited as
the "Water Works Loan Debenture
Bylaw No. 2."
12. Thii Bylaw ahall belore the
final passing thereof receive tbe assent of the electors of the Municipality.
Read a first time this 9th day of
July, 1914.
Read a second time thla 9th day
of July, 1914.
Read a third time and pasaed the
9th day ot July, 1914.
Reconsidered,   finally  passed,   and
adopted by tbe Council tbia day
of July, 1914.
TAKE NOTICE that the above ia
a true copy of the proposed Bylaw
upon which the vote of the Municipality will be taken at the Municipal
offices, Norbury Avenue, Cranbrook,
B. C, on the 23rd day of July, 1914,
between the houra of 9 o'clock p.m.
and 7 o'clock p.m. by Thoa. M. Roberts, 'who haa been appointed Returning Officer to take the votes.
City Clerk
Notice is hereby given that witbln
sixty daya Irom date hereof, I intend
to apply to tbe Mlnlater ol Landa
for a license to prospect for coal
and petroleum over the following described landa Bituate in Block 4593,
Fernie District of S. E. Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted
about 20 cbalns south of tbe South-
eaat corner of Lot 7117 and about
two miles north of the International
boundary line, being the Northwest
corner thence aouth 80 chainB, eaat
80 chains, north 80 cbalna, and west
80 chains to point of commencement
and ' containing 640 acres more or
Located tbis 28th day of June, 1914.
(Section 11.),
Notice la hereby given that on tbe
first day of Auguat, 1914, application will be made to the Superintendent of Provincial Police for •
licence to sell liquor by a wholesale
and wholesale shop license, on the
premises yet to be selected aa to
lot and block number on the main
etreet In the town ol Fort Bteele.
Such lot and block number will be
entered on (the application.,
Manager for the Fort Bteele
Liquor Co.
Dated tbis lit day of July, 1114.
Notice ii hereby given that witbln
sixty days from date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister ol Lands
tor a license to prospect for coat
and petroleum over the following described landa altuate In Block 4591,
Fernle District of B, E. Kootenay.
Commencing at a poat planted
about 20 chains south ol the Southeast corner of Lot 7117 and about
two miles nnrth of the International
boundary line, being the Southwest
corner, thence North 80 chaina, eaat
10 chains, Bouth 80 chains, and Wsst
80 chains tn point ol commencement
and containing 640 acres mors or
Located thla 28th day ol June, 1914.
i _ Agent
Notice is hereby given that within
lllty days Irom date bereol, I intend
to apply to the Minister ot Lands
lor a license to prosprct (or coal
and petroleum over the following deecrlbed lands Bltuate In lllnck 4593,
Fernie Diatrict of S. E. Kontenay.
Commencing at a poat planted nt
the Southeast corner of Lot 7109 and
being the Southwest corner, thence
eaat 80 chains, North 80 chains, West
about 40 cbalna and South nbout CO
chaina, West about 40 rhains and
South about 20 chains to point ol
commencement and containing C40
acrea more or less.
Located this 28th day of June, 1914.
Ooal mining rights of ths Dominion
la Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al
tarta, tb* Yukon Territory, ths North
west Tarritorlea and ln a portion of
tbe Province ot British Columbia,
may ba leased for a term of twenty-
on* yeara at aa annual rental ol 11
aa acra. Not more than 2,560 acrea
will ba laaaad to one applieant.
Application for a lease muat be
made by the applicant ln person to
tha Agent or Sub-Agent ot the dla
trict in which tha rlghta applied ior
ara aituated.
In eurveyed territory the land muat
bi deecrlbed by sections, or legal subdivision* ol lection*, and in uneur-
veyed territory the tract applied for
•hall ba ataked out by tbe applicant
Each application must bs accompanied by a te* ol It which will be
relunded il th* rlghta applied for ars
BOt available, but not otherwise. A
royalty ahall bs paid on th* mer
chantabla output ot the min* at th*
rata oi live cent* per ton.
Th* person opsratlng th* mln* (ball
furnish th* Agent with iworn return*
•Mounting tor th* full quantity of
merchantable coal mined and pay the
royalty thereon. It the coal mining
rlghta ar* not being operated, auab
return* ahould b* furnished at leaet
one* a year.
Th* Itaae will include the coal mining right* only, but tbe leasee may
ba permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rights may ba con-
sldered n*c*taary for tb* working ol
tb* mint at tb* rata of 110.00 an aer*
For (ull Information application
•hould b* mad* to the Secretary ol
tka Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent ol
Dominion Land*.
W.   W.   CORY,
Deputy Minister of tha Interior
N.B.—Unauthorized publication ot
thla advertisement will not be paid
for.—10690. Jan. 3rd-tf,
a rewrve, notice ot which appeared
In the B. C. Oasette on the flth of
December, 1907, 1* cancelled ln ao tar
a* lt relate* to Lot 11804, Group 1,
Kootenay Dlatrlct, for tbe purpoae of
the Bale of aame to the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Deputy Minister of Lands
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C,
Ith June, 1914. 24-3m
TAKE NOTICK that I, Ooo. Jt.
J ndd, agent for H. II Hteele, Free
Mlner'a Certificate No. 07171 ll, intend, sixty daya from date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder (or
Certificate ol improvement for the
purpoae of obtaining a Crown (Irnnt
of the above claim.
that action under Hectlon 37 muat he
commenced before the Issuance ol
■uch Certillcate ol Improvement.
Dated thla 15tb dny of June, A. D.
•It-H GEO. M. .1111)11.
NOTICE ia hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Mlnlater of Lauds
for a Licence to proapect tor coal
and petroleum over the following described landB, situate in the Fernle
District ot South East Kootenay, lii
Block 4593.
Commencing at a post planted at
Lester Clapp's South-East corner,
thence Eaat 80 chains, north 80
chains, Weat 80 chains, South 80
chaina, to point of commencement,
and containing 640 acres more or
Located thiB 6th day of June, 1914.
25 Agent
Block 4593.
Commencing  at a post planted at
One mile   West   of   tbe Soutb-Weet
corner of Licence 9496, thence North
chains, West 80 cbalna,  Soutb 80
chains, Eaat 80 chains   to   point   of
commencement,   and   containing   640
acres more or less.
Located thla 8tb day of June, 1914.
25 Agent
NOTICE ia hereby given tbat, siity daya alter date hereof, I intend
to apply to tbe Minister of Lands for
a Licence to prospect tor coal and
petroleum over the lollowlng described lands, altuate In the Fernle District of Soutb East Kootenay, In
Block 4593.
Commencing at a post planted at
W. F. Doran'a North-East corner,
thence Houth 80 chaina, West 80
Chaina, North 80 chains, Eaat 80
chains, to point of commencement,
and containing 640 acres, more or
Located thla Cth day of June, 1914.
25 Agent
NOTICE Ib hereby given tbat, sixty daya after date hereof, I intend
to apply to tbe Minister of Landa for
a Licence to prospect lor coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in tbe Fernie Diatrict of South East Kootenay, In
Block 4598.
Commencing at a poet planted at
I'llla Olapp'B South-East corner,
thence North 80 chaina, East 80
chains, South 80 cbalns, West 80
chaina, to point of commencement,
and containing 640 acres, more or
Located thia 6th day of June, 1914.
25 Locator
NOTICE ia hereby given tbat, sixty days atter date bereol, I intend
to apply to the .Minister of Lande tor
a Licence to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described landB, altuate in the Fernie Diatrict ol South Eaat Kootenay, in
Block 4593.
Commencing at a post planted at
Lester Clapp's South-Eaat corner,
South 80 chains, Weat 80 chains,
North 80 chains, Eaat 30 chaina, to
point ot commencement, and containing 640 acrea, more or less.
Located thia 6th day ot June, 1914.
25 Agent
NOTICE IB hereby given that, sixty daya   alter date   bereol, I intend
o apply to the Minister ot Lands tor
a Licence   to prospect for coal   and
petroleum over the following described landa, situate in the Fernle District ot   South   East   Kootenay,   In
Jlock 4593.
Commencing  at a post planted at
T. B. O'Connell's South-East corner,
then North 80 chains, Eaat 80 cbalna
Soutb 80 chains, Weat 80 chains, to
point   of   commencement, contal.il.ig
640 acres, more or less.
Located tbls 8tb day ol June, 1914.
25 Agent
NOTICE ia hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the MiniBter of Landa lor
a Licence to proapect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, altuate in the Fernie Diatrict of South Eaat Kootenay, in
Block 4593.
Commencing at a poat planted at
Jobn A. Tanner'a South-WeBt coiner, thence Eaat 30 chains, tbence
South 80 chains, tbence West 80
chains, thence North 80 chains, to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres, more or 1»bs.
Located thiB 8tb day of June, 1914.
26 Agent
NOTICE Ib hereby given that, sixty days atter date hereof, I intend
to apply to tbe Mlnlater ol Hands for
a Licence to prospect tor coal and
petroleum over tbe following deecrlbed landa, altuate in the Fernle Diatrict of South East Kootenay, in
Block 4598.
Commencing at a poat planted at
T. B. O'Connell's North-West corner,
thence North 80 chains, thence Eaat
80 chaina, tbence Bouth 80 chains,
thence West 80 chains, to point of
commencement, containing 640 acrea,
more or leaa.
Located tbls 8th day of June, 1914.
25 Agent
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty daya after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Mlnlater of Landa for
a Licence to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, altuate ln the Fernle District of South Eaat Kootenay, in
Block 4593.
Commencing at a Post planted at
One Mile North of tbe North-Eaat
corner ot Licence No. 8731, being one
and one-half mileB North of Commerce Creek, one and one-half miles
Eaat of Flathead river, tbence North
80 chaina, West 80 chains, South 80
chainB, East 80 chains, to point ol
commencement, and containing 640
acres, more or leaa. •
Located this 6th day of June, 1914.
25 Agent
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to tbe Mlnlater ot Landa for
a Licence to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, Bltuate ln the Fernie Diatrict of South Eaat Kootenay, in
Ulock 4593.
Commencing at a Post planted at
John Kwin'a Houth West cor iur,
chains,' North 80 chains, West 80
chains, North 80 chains, West »0
chains to point ot commencmctit,
and containing 640 acrea, more or
Located this 6th day of June, .911.
25 Agent
NOTIOE la hereby given that, sixty daya after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands for
a Licence to prospect tor coal and
petroleum over the following deecrlbed landa, situate fa the Fernle Dla
trict nl  Houth   bat   Kootenay,   la
NOTICE ie hereby given tbat, sixty days after date hereof, 1 intend
to apply to the Minister ol Lands for
a Licence to proapect for coal and
petroleum over the following deecrlbed lande, situate ln the Fernle Dlatrlct of South Eaat Kootenay, in
Block 4593.
Commencing at a Post planted at
J. D. McBrlde'* South-Eaat corner,
Weat 10 chain*, thence Bouth 80
chain*, thtnee East 80 chains, thence
North 80 chaina, to point of commencement, and containing 640 acrea
more or less.
Located this 8th day of June, 1914.
25 Agent
NOTICE ie hereby given tbat, sixty days alter date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands for
a Licence to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described landa, altuate in the Fernie District ol South East Kootenay, in
Block 4693.
Commencing at a Post planted at
Jaa. Downey's South-West corner,
South 80 chains, East 80 chains,
North 80 cbalna, West 80 chains, to
point of commencement, and containing 640 acrea, more or less.
Located this 8th day of June, 1914,
25 Agent
NOTICE is hereby given tbat, siity days after date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister ol Lande for
a Licence to prospect lor coal and
petroleum over the following described land*, altuate In the Fernle Dlatrlct of South Eaat Kootenay, In
Block 4692.
Commencing at a Post planted at
R. Eakln'a South-Weat corner, South
80 chaina, East 10 chains, North 80
chains, We«t 10 chaina, to point of
commencement, and containing 640
acre*, more or leu.
Located thla Hth day of June, 1914.
Frei Settlement in Oregon
Large tract of good valley farming
land juat thrown open for free settlement in Oregon, < fver 200,000
acres in all. Good cllcnate, rich
soil, and does not require Irrigation
to raise finest crops of grain, fruit
and garden truck. For lnrge map,
full instructions and information,
and a plat of several sections of exceptionally goud claims, send $3.40
to John Keefe, Oregon Olty, Oregon.
Three years a lr. S. surveyor and
timlvrman. An opportunity to getta
good fertile [ree homestead near
town and market.
Tunnel as a Memorial
London, June 88,—There are pros-
pectB of work on the Channel Tunnel being stinted next year, according to a statement just issued by the
Houu ol Commons Tunnel Committee, under tbe title of "The poettldn
of the Channel Tunnel queation in
May 1.U4." Thia representative committee of 100 membera could in* enlarged at any time, if desired.
Mr. Fell, M. P., win. writes the official statement, says.
"If the government o! Britain and
France desire to build the tunnel as
a joint national work tbe committee
will heartily support it. If the Government does not wish to take any
part in it, but will leave it to a
priAte enterprise they will support
the Channel Tunnel Company and the
two great railway companies    whiuh
was only 3 (t. from the top of tht
rasing, while on tbe occasion of a
recent visit to the same veils with
Col. E. Mann, Olaus Jeldneaa, Fred
Loomis and 13. O, Sinclair, geologist, the plug wm removed from one
of the wells and the oil was found
to be up to the top of the casing,
which waB considered an excellent
showing for the amount of work
dene. The wells which have been
drilled in the district by the British
Columbia Oil company have been
found to he on the property of the
Flathead Petroleum company, according to Mr. Fisher, and tt is the
intention of that company to develop thc property thoroughly.
The Flathead Petroleum company
has shipped a sawmill into the district and cut lumber for the buildings and derrick which Ib in the
course of construction and it is ex-
la Birmingham."
Mr. Chamberlain wan the pioneer in
Great Britain of tariff reform, aud
the great advocate of Imperialism.
For thirty-eight yeara, with a brief
inter-regnum, he represented West
Birmingham in Parliament. Tn 1900
his career of stormy activities was
ended by a stroke ot paralysis. Tho
blow fell when he was In the midst
of a Btremnms campaign for the establishment of a protective tariff
with preference for the British col-
onleB, and just nfter his constituents
hud celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of hla first election.
Since that day the strong tighter
had been an invalid, a pathetic onlooker at the political game.
Mr. Chamberlain waa born in 1836.
His father was u shoe manufacturer
in London, the head of B business
thnt had been in the family LBO years
and young Joseph was reared to Hint
pected    that   active   drilling opera
tions will be commenced within   the  trade,
next    week, says   Mr. Fisher.     Two I    He was three timea Mayor of   Blr-
geologist! have been nver the ground   mingham,    president    of the   Brltlou
and selected the aite for the   Opera-1 Board of Trade, president of the Lo
tionB   which   are about to be    com-  cal    Government   Hoard, Member   uf
menced and they,  states Mr.  Fisher,  Parliament     for    thirty eight    yeai*
arc   very   much impressed with   the and Secretary of state lor the c.q
suabilities   of   getting oil in cwn- ontea,
mercial quantities. '  BRHAK WITH MK. GLADSTONE
With the Flathead Petroleum com- j   Up to 188b,  when Mr. Chamberlain
pany, which, he says, is the ouly one   refused    to   support    Home  Rule f*ir
present   actively engaged   iu   the   Ireland and lefi  Mr, Gladstone's nov
field,  the other companies  interested'Government,   lie   had   been   regarded
properties in the district are   co-   generally aa the future  Liberal  lead-
eratinn and a gang of men is busi-   ex and in direct  line for the   Prom-
ly  engaged    in  the  improvement   of
tbe roada into the district from Bel-
ahortest route and it ia expected
that by the coming (all automobiles
will be able to make the journey into the valley.
The properties of the Flathead
Petroleum company are located on
Sage creek in the Flathead valley
about 25 miles due east of Morriaey
in th? Crows Neat pats near where
the Flathead river baa ita source.
are prepared to construct the tunnel ton, Mont., which ia at present the
Immediately   the   Government   withdraws itB embargo.
"The matter has now been before
the Government for nine months. Mr.
Asquith informed the deputation
which waited on him on August 5
that the matter had been referred to
the Committee of Imperial Defence,
and it is understood that it has also been under the consideration of
the War Office, the Admiralty and
the Board of Trade. It is anticipated that the decision of the Govern- j
men will be known in a few weeks. If |
favorable, as expected, the bill would
be lodged with Parliament next session, and in the autumn of 1915 tbs
beginning of thia too-long-delayed
great work will be made."
"It will be a date of good augury," Mr. Felt concludes. "The centenary of the peace between tbis
country and France could not be celebrated better than by ths beginning
of the great link to hind the two
countries closer together, and to afford the two peoples better opportunities of knowing nnd appreciating
each other."
While he did not carry the m&jorl
ty of Liberals witb blm, as he prob-
ably hoped, he prevented the esmb
lishment of Home Rule, ami gave
Mr. Gladstone's party a Mow from
which it was long in recovering.
During the many exciting scenes
following the defeat of Home Hule.
Mr. Chamberlain was a conspicuous
tigure. He was hit savagely, but
gave as savage blows in return. The
name of  "Judas"  was dung at  him
The fact that Harry R. Johnson, by those who suspected that person-
the petroleum expert and geologist, al motives prompted his opposition
has had his staff of men in the vai- to Mr. Gladstone.
ley locating and taking up all the I in 1893 and 1894, when Mr. Glad
claims that they could get hold ot is: stone once more Premier, made a
looked upon by Mr. Fisher as an as- mighty effort in behalf of Horn? Rule
stirance that the valley la destined ; gome or the greatest debating con-
to be one of the greatest of oil held*, flicts of modem times took place.
Mr. Johnson waa in the valley for j Mr. Chamberlain waa hia chief op-
seven weeks with Mr. Fisher last tall |POnent and almosf every night there
when he was shown over the G.iV*e, were wonderful wordy battles be-
oil bearing dlfltBict, 'tween them.     It was   after the   re-
Holding about 10,000 acres of   the;turn of    Mr.  Gladstone's    opponents
Grade Oil in the
If it were not for the inadequate
transportation facilities and poor
roads which isolated the country nt
the present time from the commercial centres of the Dominion the excitement over the oil possibilities of
the Flathead valley in Hritisb Columbia would be equal to thnt of thc
prairies, states J. Fisher of Rossland, who with R. Helme of Vancouver and other well known men of
the province is interested In the
Flathead Petroleum company, which
is developing oil properties in thnt
The oil found in the wells which
have already been drilled In the diatrict ia stated by Mr. Fisher to be of
choicest land in the valley, Mr.Fisher believes that the Flathead Petroleum company, which is the pioneer
of the district, holds the key to the
situation, and he states that the
stock of the company haa been well
subscribed and that sufficient money
is already available to go ahead with
the development work.
Other companies are being organized to develop properties" in tbe district and will be In operation in the
near future, he says.
Mr. Fisher will leave today for
Spokane, where he will spend a short
time before returning to the Flathead country.—Nelson News.
to power as a result of the=e   strug-
Joseph Chamberlain
(Comtinucd (rom Page One)
achievements ln statesmanship 'or
the strengthening 0( the. bonds ol
Empire will never be forgotten."
ln January last the approaching
end of Mr. Chamberlain's remark-
a very high grade and on analysis liy ! able life was Indicated by his letter
a well known geologist proved to! t" the WeBt Birmingham Unionist
contain 38 per cent, commercial £nso-; Association, In which he satd:
"I think I ought to communicate
to you the decision at which I have
arrived to retire from Parliament at
line, 41 per cent, burning oil nnd 21
per cent, lubricating waxes, etc.
The  oil  which  was nnnlysed     was
taken from thc shallow wells, lour ol ! thc next  general election.   .   I   can-
which   were   drilled by the   British; not   hope again to   do my woiti   in
Columbia Oil company.   Two ol   the ! Parliament, and I (eel that our city
wells had a very fine showing and   in : and the constituency need the   ser
March laBt on the occasion of a visit, ices of a younger man,
by Mr. Fisher   to   the district   when  iin active part In the Parliamentary
the   company had just closed   down  struggle   and   help
its operations,    the oil   in    tha well, the supremacy of the Unionist caiwe
Plain Horse Sense.
If a merchant or a manufacturer is willing to
spend good money for advertising, to ask you to
try his store or his product, it stands to reason
that he must have something worth offering.
Otherwise you would not go back, or you would
not again purchase the product, and the first sale
would be the last. In that case advertising would
NOT pay. It only pays when it brings continuous patronage, and to do that there mutt be reil
value tfiven. That is the reason advertised
stores or products are almost invariably good. It
will pay you to p.itroui/e the advertisers.
glea that Mr. Chamberlain took office In tbe Cabinet as Colonial Secretary.
That his influence in this position
was most marked and speedily attracted the attention of the world
bas already been stated. His well-
known Imperialism stimulated, in
England, interest in tbe colonies,
and even his opponents admitted
that he stirred Imperial feelings and
greater loyalty to the colonies themselves.
As Colonial Secretary, Mr. Chamberlain's remarkable powers were severely tested by South Africa—the
chain of strenuous events beginning
with Jameson's hare-brained raid,
and ending wben Lord Kitchener had
worn down the stubborn Boer resistance, with the Treaty of Vereenlg-
ing—but he stood the test. His enemies, too, assailed him as being the
droit tool of the Rand gold miners, and his course towards the Afrikanders was a leading issue in the
ampaign of 1900 and during 1901.
But he was tbe object of great popular demonstrations before his visit
to South Africa late in 1902 on a
mission of conciliation and observation and also on his return enrly in
The war and the elections over, he
set himself the task of fostering the
relations between the Mother   Coun-
ho will take Iir? antl    the colonlea'   The constitution   of   the     Australian   Common-
you to maintain ! wealth was one of his productions
Just before his fi7th birthday, Mr.
Chamberlain  launched his scheme   of
llscal reform,  which  partly succeeded
in splitting the  Unionist party.     Tt
was in May  and at Birmingham that
he announced   his new   policy,    and
finding,  in  September,  that his  party  was not  ready  for so radical    a
cbanire,  he resigned  to devote   himself   to    popularising his   doctrines.
He fought  the rause with a   genius,
eloquence,    energy    and organization
I never equalled  In any  previous   mo-
iment   of   his    career, but his party
j wavered, and went down to defeat in
the election of 190G.   The une bright
spot for tbe Unionist party,   during
these   dark    days,    was Uirmingham
and vicinity,  where Mr. Chamberlain
carried his candidates to victory.
Mr. Chamberlain's eldest hod, Austen, itlll a young man, huu gone far
in KngliHh politics, and is destined,
perhaps, to go farther. Ht! lum huen
Ivil Lord of the. Admiralty, Financial Secretary ol ths Treasury, post-
niHMt.iT General) and Chancellor of
the    Hich«|lier In    the  Iimt   I'lii'-iiiut
Qovtrnrosnt, and will prohahly he responsible for bringing in llie llrsi.
Tarlfl Reform ln>dK«t, when tho Unionists nn- returned to pDwor.
Mr. f'hiimherlain's wife was form-
erly Miss Mary Bndlcott, only
daughter of W. 0. Bndlcott, ,,[ Miih-
HiirtnitiffttH, who was Becrotflry lor
Wsr In President Cleveland's ilrst.
Cabinet.   Hhe Is his third wlio.
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The German Menace
The "National Review" for June
contains an article entitled "(ier
many and Ourselves," from thc pen
of Oapt. Bertrand Stewart, who was
for two years the inmate of a Gorman prison, and writes from personal experience.
His trial and oonvlction, which
raised a storm at tho time, will bo
remembered hy many,
"Let us," he writes, "understand
Germany's position.
"Rhe has learnt that the pulley of
open hostility to Kngland at all
times does not pay, because it Keeps
us tno much on tho qui vivo, and because it strengthens the hands of
those who urge that lull preparations should be made to meet nny
German act of agression. Hence a
show of friendliness hns been assumed In the hope that sho may obtain
concessions from ua, and thnt the
British nation, with its proverbially
short memory, will he lulled into a
feeling of false security. But what
Is really her present position as regards ourselves? There have been
pleasant speeches by the German
ambassador. But has there boen a
reduction of one soldier or one sailor
as a proof of thia friendliness? On
the contrary! If thc change of attitude Indicated a real change of feeling towards England, It should have
heen accompanied by at least a decrease in the German navy."
After dealing with the hunger for
more land which the German Government do their utmost to foster
amongst their people, and with the
teaching of some ot their leading
writers that this land can be most
easily obtained from ub by war or
threats of war, he adds: "But besides land and money there are
things of at least equal value to our
people which we should sacrifice were
we to give Germany her longed-for
opportunity. Those are freedom and
the right to Justice on all occasions." He then compares our system of justice with the German.
Among many extraordinary details
he tells us that a prisoner may be
kept six months in a cell waiting
lor a "trial timed to suit the "political exigencies of the moment. A
penniless 'agent provocateur,' the
creature ol the Government—and already convicted ol every sort of
crime—may try, but fall, to provoke
the commission of some act against
the law and yet be the only witness
against ths prisoner. This man's
perjury, admitted in the secrecy of
the Magistrate's room—as the Prosecution is careful to arrange—counts
for nothing. Then, worst of all, a
prisoner may be tried behind closed
doors despite all his protests; lying
statements, which the prisoner IB
given no chance to deny in public,
may he published for political purposes; and a judgment given absolutely contrary to the evidence and
admissions ol the Prosecution because it may be politically useful,
or an agitation may be in progress
lor more ships.
"AU this, according to their standard, is justice, and according to
tbeir view is right. Ib this, and the
Sabre Law exemplified at jZabern,
and the treatment of their conquered provinces, a system which the
most callous amongst ub would wish
to see Imposed on any of our people, whatever their race?
"We must realize that the preservation of the priceless blessings of
freedom and justice depends on our
beeping ourselves strong enough o
prevent Germany defeating us and
forcing lier system and her 'justice'
on our people.
"When Germany increases her armaments, we must do likewise. When
Germany reduces her armaments, wc
can think of doing likewise, but hot
till then.
"Never must we by any show of
friendliness or by any soft words,
whoover may ho the spokesman, bo
lulled Into a feeling of security. Tho
methods of tbe ruling clnss in Germany change, but behind it all, with
their ever-Increasing naval anil military forces, tbey always pursue their
unaltered aim. Co-operation throughout the Empire, real efficiency in all
branches of our defensive Services,
and ths readiness of everyone to take
his share ln the defence of the Mother Country and the great Dominions
can alone bring us security,"
Fears for Bank Clerk
Vancouver, B, C—While thero are
no definite clews on which to base
their theory, the police fear that C.
J. McQueen, a young bank clerk who
recently disappeared, may have heen
murdered by a gang of Russian bank
McQueen was a teller in tho Union
•l)ank here. Last fall he distinguished
himself by resisting a bank hold-up
at Haselton. Five weeks ago ho disappeared from Vancouver. His accounts are absolutely correct. At the
time he dropped from sight Russians
suspected of helng implicated In tho
northern robbery were tn Vancouvor
and the police think they mny hnve
killed McQueen because they (enrol ho
would identify them.
Mr. McQueen la a distant relative
ol Mr. W. Grant, ol thia city.
Lord Nelson—Old England's Great Naval Hero
WITHOUT Horatio Nelson, England would have been invaded and perhaps conquered by Napoleon. At Trafalgar he smashed forever the Bench
Emperor's hope of creating a naval power. Never was man more
idolized and beloved—not only by all of England's people who breathlessly
awaited news of his telling victories, but by every man of his fleet. A true
Anglo-Saxon,he detested tyrannous powers and legislative usurpations of every
kind. He was particularly opposed to prohibitive enactments governing die diet of I
his men,who,like him,enjoyed Barley-Malt brews, t__\ as their fathers did ___
countless generations before. Good beer, according to Lord Nelson, has ever been
good bod. Budweiser Deer for 57 years has been the product of an institution holding the highest ideals known
to the ancient art of brewing. The output,due to Quality and Purity, has increased evoy year until 7,500 men -
are daily required to keep pace with the public demand. Budweiser sales exceed any other beer by
millions of bottles.
Bottled only at the home plant,
A. C Bowness
Distributor Cranbrook, B. C
Means Moderation
Well,   Mike,   thc papers   tell me   we
Kanucks have struck ile,
We've got a hundred gushers spouting out from many siles,
We've formed 1000 companies and all
have stock to sell
Though   many   haven't   30 centB   to
Btart a   flowing well.
But, Mike, it seems damn strange to
me that everyon; don't "take,"
For   none   are   more'n a 1000 miles
from some big flowing laVe.
But people have been fooled of yore;
for bloated stocks they bartered
And   found    instead    of    buying  '11
they'd bot dammed lots of water.
But yet I'm going   to start a   co.;
stock worth ten million dollars,
And I am   going   to   tell of    wells
started in all the hollers;
Por I have found that while   some
folks for only ile will spend,
I've found   meanwhile the rank   and
Hie will buy a heap of wind.
But now to tell the truth, old pal, I
ne.'d to make a showin',
Please lend to me a thousand   bucks
to get the thing a-goin.'
I  'tesB my  "stnfl"  has crosBed   the
bar, or else In many places
ln   trying    lt   to    double I oft ran
against four aces,     '
But now I'm bo chock full of iio   I
smell it on my breath
And if I don't begin to bore, I fear
'twill hi me death.
And, strange to Bay, I must confess
I used to hate that stuff,
But now lt seems to mo tlmt I can't
smell It near emit!,
I    Bald    to Bridget   Mulligan    your
"mash" on mc will Bplle,
Unless before I come again you scent
your duds with ile.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE   a License to prospect   for  coal  and
  I petroleum over the following describ-
NOTICE is hereby given that, six-1 ed landSi  sltllate in tho Fcrnlc D1„.
ty days after dnte hereof, I   Intend trict ot South EaBt Kootenay.
to apply to the Minister of Lands for |   Comm(!ncing  at a  post ptanted at
•    -   — - --   Quain
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
A. B. Grace's N. E. corner to run
North 80 chains, thence East 80
chains, thence South 80 chains,
thence West 80 chains to point of
L. THOMPSON, Locator,
JOHN EWIN,   Atciic
Located third day of July, 1914.
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I Intend
to apply to tho Minister of Lands for
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie District of South EaBt Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
Ross Carr's N, W. corner to run
North 80 chains, thence East SO
chains, thence South 80, and thence
West 80 chains to place of commencement.
JOHN EWIN,   Agent
Located third day of July, 1914.
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days after dute hereof, 1 intend
to apply to the Minister of LandB for
I a License to prospect for coal and
I petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fertile District of South Eust Kootenny.
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE | commencing at a post plnnted nt
NOTICE is heroby given that, six g, w, corner of Fred Kummer, to
ty dnys after date hereof, I inti 1 ,.„„ North 30 chnins, West 80 chains,
to apply to the Minister of Lands for gouth 80 chains nnd thence East 80
n License to prospect   tor   coal   and chalns to placo ol commencement.
petroleum over the following described landB, situate in the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
Webster Burton's N. W. Cor. thence
East 80 chains, thence North 80
chains, thence West 80 chains and
thonco thence South 80 chains to
point of commencement.
J. F. HUCHCROFT, Locator
Located second day of July, 1914.
NOTICE Ib hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, i intend
to apply to the Ministor of Lands for
a License to prospect for coal and North
petroleum over the following descrlh- chains
cd lands, situate ln tho Fernle District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post plnnted at
J. -P. Huchcroft's N. W. Cor. thonce
East SO chainB, thence North 80
rhnlns, thonce West 80 chnins, and
thence South 80 chains to point of
B. B. HUCHCROFT, Locator
Located second day ol July, 1914
T. H. BANFIHLD, Locator,
JOHN EWIN,   \oent
Located second day of  July,  1914.
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days after dnte hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister of Lnnds for
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, Bituate in thc Fernlo District of South EaBt Kootenay.
Commencing nt a post plnnted ut
,1 mile WeBt of the S. W. Cor. of L.
.7339 ln Block i:,'» nnd running
80 chains, thence Enst *<l
thence South 80 chnins nnd
thence West 80 chains to the point
of commencement.
JOHN  EWIN,   \grn* '
Locntod Bccond day of  .Inly,  1914.
tbe S. W. corner of M. Quain and
running South 80 chains, thence East
80 chains, North 80 chains and thence
West 80 chains to the point of commencement.
Located second day of July, 1914.
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 thc Kernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
T. H. Banlield's 8. W. corner, to
run North 80 chains, thence West 80
chains, thence South 80 chains,
thenco East 80 chains to plnco of
ROSS CARR, Locator,
Located third day of July, 1914.
thence Bast 80 chains, thence North
80 chains, -hence West 80 chains and
thence South 80 chainB to point of
J. F.  HUCHCROFT,  Agent
Located second day of July, 1914.
NOTICE is hereby given that, silly days after dnte hereof, I intend
to apply to thc Minister of Lands for
a Licenso to prospect tor coal and
petroleum over the following described lnnds, situnte In the Fernie District of South EaBt Kootenay.
Commencing at a Post planted at
N. E. corner of Hetttng M. Collings,
to run North 80 chains, thence West
80 chains, thence South 80 chains,
thenco East 80 chains to point ot
JANET C. M. DEWAR, Locator
Located third day ot July, 1914.
NOTICE iB hereby given that, sixty dnys after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister of Lands tor
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Pernio District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a poet planted at
1 mile west of the N. W. corner ot C.
L. 1920 to run South 80 chains,
thence EaBt 80 chains, thence North
chains and West 80 chains to
point of commencement.
Located third day ot July, 1914.
NOTICE Is hereby given that, Bixty days alter date hereof, I Intond
to apply to tho Minister of Lnnds for
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty dnys after dnte hereof, I intend
tn npply to thc Minister of LandB lor
n License to prospect for conl and
petroleum over the following described lands, Bltunto in the Fernle District ot South Enst Kootenay.
Commencing at n post plnnted nt
N. W. corner-of .Tohannn Tosh to
run North HO chains, thonco EnBt 80
chnins, tbence South 8(1 chains,
Wist 80 chnins, to point of commencement.
WILLIAM  MncKEN/.IE, Locator
,1.  F.  HUCHCROFT,   Agent
Located third day of July, 1914,
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days niter dnte hereof, I Intend
to npply to the Ministor of Lands lor
a License to prospect for ronl nnd
petroleum nver the following descrlhed lands, sltunte In tho Fornle District ot South E"«t Kootonay.
Commencing nl a Pont plnnted nt
Murdoch   McKonato'i   N.   W.    Cor.,
NOTICE ls hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the MiniBter ot Lands tor
a License to prospect tor coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a poat planted at
S. B. corner of J. C. M. Dewar to
run North 80 chains, thence East 80
chains, thence South 81 chnins,
tlience West 80 chains to point of
Located third day ot July, 1914.
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty dnys atter date hereof, I intend
to apply to thc Minister of LandB tor
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lnnds, situate in thc Fernlo District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing at  a  post planted at
South  West corner of William   Mac
Kcnzle to run North 80 chains, then™
West   80 chains,    thence   South    80
chnins,   thence   East    80 chains,
point of commencement.
MURDOCH   MacKBNZIB,   Locator
J.  F.  HUCHCROFT,   Agent
Located third day ol July, 1914.
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereof, 1 intend
to apply to the MiniBter of Lands for
a License to prospect tor coal and
petroleum over tbe following described lands, situate in the Fernie District ot South Enst Kootenay.
Commencing at a post plnnted at
thc S. E. Corner of W. R. John and
to run South 80 chaina, WeBt 80
chains, North 80 chains and East 80
chains to place of commencement.
M. A. BEALE, Locator
JOHN  EWIN,   Agent
Located second day of July, 19H.
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister ot Lands for
a License tn prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following deecrlbed lands, situate in the Fernie District ot South  EaBt Kuotenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
N. W. cornel ot M. A. lleale, to run
North 80 chains, West 80 chnins,
South 80 chains, and East 80 chains
to place nf commencement.
JOHN  EWIN,   A on'
Located third day of July, 1914.
NOTICE is hereby given tbat, Bixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to tbe Minister nf Lands for
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernie District of Soutb East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted Dt
the S. W. corner of A. C. Bownesa
to run North 80 chainB, thence West
80 chains, South 80 chainB and East
80 chains to place of commencement.
W. R. JOHN, Locator
Located second day of  July, 1914.
NOTICE is hereby given that, sixty dnys after date hereof, 1 intend
to apply to the Minister ul Lands lur
a License tn prospect tor cnnl nnd
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Kernie Dis-
t' let  ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post plnnted at
the S. B, corner ol Gertrude M. Tanner, running East 80 chains, thence
North 80 chains, thence Weat 80
chains, thence Smith 80 chains to
point of commencement.
H. H.  MI'ENCK, Locator
JOHN   EWIN,   Agent
Located lirst dny of July, 1914.
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days alter date hereof, I intend
tu apply to the Minister of Lnnds tnr
a License to prospect for coal ond
petroleum over the following described lands, situate In the Kernie District  of Smith  E ist Knotenny.
Cnmmencing at a pust planted at
the N. E. comer of George B. Powell running South 80 chains, thence
East 80 chains, thenc North 80
chains,  thence  West HO chnins  to the
dnt of commencement,
T. li. O'Connell, Locator
JOHN ewin, Agont
Located tirst dny of  July,  1914.
NOTICE is hereby given tbat, sixty days atter date hereof, I intend
to apply to the Minister ot LandB (or
a License to prospect (or coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fernle District of South Bast Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
thc S. E. corner of A. C. Bowness to
run Soutb 80 chains, thenco West 80
chains, thence North 80 chains and |
East 80 chainB to thc place ot commencement.
LEA  SIMS, Locator
Located second day of July, 1914
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days after dute hereof, I intend
to apply lo the Minister of Lnnds for
a License tu prospect (or coal and
petruleum nver tile following described lunds, situnte in the Kernie District ol South East Kootemn-.
Commencing at a poat planted at
thc South West corner nf George B.
Powell's, thence South 80 chains,
thence EaBt 80 chains, thence North
80 chains, thence West 80 chains to
the place of commencement.
W. F. DORAN, Locator
JOHN EWIN,   Agent
Located lirst day of July, 1914.
NOTICB Ib hereby given that, slx-
tsT"day8 after date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister ot Lands lor
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in thc Fernie District ot South Bast Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
the 8. W. corner of M. Qualn and
running North 80 chains, thence West
chains, thence South 80 chains,
tbence EaBt 80 chainB to the point of
A. C. BOWNESS, Locator
JOHN  EWIN,  Agent
Located second day of July, 1914.
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days atter date hereof, I intend
to apply to the MiniBter of Lands (or
icensc to prospect tor Coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in the Fornie Dis-
trlit of South East Kootenav.
Commencing at a pust planted Bt
thc Smith East corner of C. L. 1848,
tlience South 80 chains, thence EaBt
80 chains, thenc? North 80 chains,
and West 80 chains to the point ot
GEO. B. POWELL,  Locator.
Located first day ot July, 1914.
NOTICE ia hereby given that, sixty dayB atter date hereof, 1 intend
to apply to the MiniBter ot Lands for
License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in tbe Fernie District ol South East Kootenay.
Commencing at a post planted at
George Leaak's N. W. corner to run
thence North 80 chains, thence Bast
80 chains, thenco South 80 chains,
and West 80 chains to place of com-
m ■ncement.
JOHN EWIN,   Agent
Located third day of July, 1914.
NOTICE is hereby given tbat, sixty daya after date hereof, 1 intend
to apply to thc Miniater of Landa fur
a License tu prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described landB, situate In thc Kernie District of South Enat Kooten ,y
Commencing at a post planted nt
the South East corner ot 0, L. 1848,
tluncc North 80 chnins, Bast 80
chains, South 80 chnins and Wost
80 chains to the point of commencement.
JOHN  EWIN,   Age:lt
Located flrat day of July. 1914.
NOTICE is horeby given that, sixty days alter date hereof, I Intend
to apply to the Minister ot Lands tor
a License to prospect tor coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situato in the Fernie District of South East Kootenay.
Commencing  at  a   post planted at
NOTICE iB hereby given that, sixty days after date hereof, I intend
to apply to the MiniBter of Lands tor
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, situate in tho Fernie Dis-
trut of South  iSast Kootemv
Commencing at a post planted at
George Leask's S. W. corner to run
80 chains North. 80 oliainx West, 80
chains South and 80 chnins East to
the point of commencement.
F. M. CHRISTIAN, Locator
JOHN  EWIN.   Agent
Located third day ot July, 1914.
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days atter date hereof, I Intend
tn apply tn the Minister of Lands for
a License to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following described  lands,  situate  in   the  Kernie  Dis-
Frank  Rutley's S ^^^^^^^
North  80   chains,    thence     West    80
chalm,    thence    South    80   chains,
f0 {thtnet East   80 chains   to pnlnt   ol
WM.  McKENZIE,  Locator
JOHN  EWIN,  Agen-
l.ocatod  third  dny of  July,  1914.
W.  corner to run  trict ot South  Enst Knntennv
NOTICB is hereby given tlmt. six
ty days alter date berent, I Intend
tn apply to the Mlnlater ol Lands lor
n License tn prospect for eoal and
petroleum over the following descilli
ed lands, situate In the Fernle Ills
trict of South Bait Kootenay.
Commencing nt u post planted at.
N. W. corner ol Emily Alice Suttaby
to run Soutb 80 chnins, thonce Went
80 chains, thence North 80 chnlni,
thonce Bast 80 chains, to point i
Located third dny nl July, 1914.
I NOTICE ls hereby given thnt, sixty dnys alter date hereof, 1 intend
to apply to tbe Minister of Lands tor
n License to prnspect for coal and
petroleum over the following described lands, sltunte In the Fernle District ol South Enst  Kootonny.
Commencing nt „ poit planted nt
the S. W. corner of W. P. Doran,
thence 80 chains South, thenre East
80 chains, thonce North 80 chnins,
I Ihince West 80 chains to point
Located llnst day ol July, 1914.
Commencing  at   a   pust planted nt
A. McKensle's S. W. corner   to   run
North    80   chains,    West    80 chnins,
South   80   chains,    thenco   Bast   80
chains tn place of commencement,
A. B. GRACE, Locator
JOHN  EWIN,   Agent
Located third day ol  July, 1914.
NOTICE Is hereby given that, sixty days nfter dnte hereof, I Intond
tu apply In the Minister ol Lands (or
ii License to prospect for COftl and
petroleum over the lollowlng described lands, sltunte in the Kernie District nt Smith East Kontenay.
Oommonolng at n pust planted at
A, B. Grnce's N. K. corner to run
Nnrth 80 chnlna, thence Wost M
of chains, thonco South HO rhnlns,
thence Rust 80 chains to point of
JOHN EWIN, Locator
DURABLE-Fire grates are three-sided;
last tbree times as long.   Shaped ia the
J^ to grind up clinkers
± UrnO-CG, when "rocked". See
the McClary dealer or write for booklet. »
Sold by Patmore Bros., Cranbrook, B. C.
> ... a:;.;.*;. ■,■■;.■.¥;■)■] K«; «' DUB Hi! I BO Him IB HI!
onobi e Uwners
Tires' Tubes,
Local News
Picture Framing! Picture Framing! BeBt Mouldings, 80 samples to
choose from. Oood workmanship
umi reasonable prices, Kilby frames
T. T. MoVittie antl A. Doyle ol
Fort  Bteele were in town Monday.
Miss A. Hirtz of Klku wbb visiting
friends at Cranbrook Tuesday.
0. A. Kliugeramlth, the oil fclnffftt
Klko, was transacting business at
Crnnbrook Tuesday.
Strange,to say, evory clerk In town
has unanimously endorsed the Weil
needay afternoon holiday.
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. (Jiflin and child of
Calgary were registered at the Cran
brook Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Uryan of Jaflray
were visiting friends In Cranbrook on
H. Joyce and C. ffl, Ayre ol Klko,
prominent lumbermen, were Ln town
Monday oni business,
and Accessories,
always in stock at the
ElBllilBaagBllBBaBDBSSUBSSSlSSaaf ■" ■
SteamshipTicketOffice | Suggestive Questions
For Sunday School Lessons
Want a Wedding Ring?
)   You ci
J   and w
Mrs. t\. A. Btaitte and child «.f In
vermere were Cranbrook visitors on
can get the best In weight
orkmnuship here for little money and any other bind
of Kings at a considerable reduction. We have a large assortment of very Hue Jewelry
and precious stones and will
be glnd to have you call and
inspect tlieni nt your leisure.
Tbere will be no pressure to
buy unless the goods tempt
you  to  do  so. ,
Judge 0, H. Wilmfci left OU Tuesday for Wilmer where hje will hold a
sitting of the county court.
Oeo. H. Scott has been visiting his
mineral claims at Perry Creek this
A city ordinance to Btop needless
noises. We'd like to see it tried on
the fellow  who tunes up his auto at
\  a. m.
On Thursday Miss Rutley registered at the Cranbrook. Miss Rutley
is in the city visiting ber friends
and several relatives.
Jewelers fc> Opticians
Cranbrook,    -    -    B. C.
Canadian   Facific   Royal   Mail
Allan Line Royal Mail Steamers.
French Line to Havre.
White Star New York and Canadian Service.
Canard Line, New York and Canadian Service.
Canadian Northern Koyal Mail
Donaldson Line to Glasgow.
Anchor Line to Glasgow.
North German Lloyd.
Largest anil Fastest Steatn)rs;
cheapest fares; direct sailing. Antwerp and Hamburg connections,
Caermonitz, Krakan and all otber
Continental pointa.
(Copyright 1914,  by Rev.
acott, D. V.i
JULY 12, 1914.
T,  A.
WANTK1)—At once, salesman for
Lln-' Cranbrook and district, for our
[high-grade nursery stock. British
I Columbia Nurseries Co., Ltd., 1493
[Seventh    avenue     West.    Vancouver,
  !b, C. 27-2t
Greatness Through  Service.     Mark I -■ —
x:32-45. John   G.    Jordan   of Spokane,    a
Golden Text—The son of man also lar^e contractor of that place, was
came not to be ministered anto, but'Qmon« the visitors at the Craabrook
to   minister   and   to give   his life a  th'3 wetfc. (
ransom for many.   Mark x:45. j   Knox preabyterlan Ohurch Sabbath
1.   Verse 32-May   we or   may   we I School pien(c win take pIa„ on Wed.
not arrive at a condition   in this liq nestiay     July    .„      Fu„  narticillar8
where no revelation or realization "p ^er
any present or future event  will   be' ,
able   to    "amaze"     or    make    us
"afraid"?   Why?
2.   Bid Jesus know from the beginning of   his rejection   by the   Jews;
Buy   your   ti?kets where you    get.alSo why ,lid hf! uot' rt'fer to hlB pM"
your train.
J.    W.
H P B N 0 li,
Healed tondors will be received by
the Minister of Lands not later than
noon on the 18th day o! July, 1914,
for the purchase of Licence X 202, to
cut 44K.00U (eet of timber, situated
In the vicinity of Lot 5271, Group
One, Kootenay District, north ol
Fort Steele.
One year will be allowed   for   tbe
removal of the timber.
Further   particulars   of the   Chief
Forester, Victoria, B, C. 27-lt
For Sale Rents & Wants
FOB RENT—Excellent store ou Armstrong  avenue,  lately occupied    by
Nlblock   &   Barker.   Apply     W.     W.
TO RENT—Furnished room for rent
with   or    without   board.      Apply
Mrs. (J,  B.  Powell, 234 Gard-n avenue or Phone 224.
ACTIVK THA0HSR9—Why not make
twenty to fifty dollars weekly during vacation taking orders for Tragic Story of Kmprcss of Ireland''
Marvellous dollar book going like a
prairie tire. Hush order for free sample book. Bra lli'v-Garretson, Desk
fl, Brantford.
AGEN'TH-If you want to feel the |
pleasurable sensation ol making |
money fast sell Tragic Story of Empress of ir ■lun I; marvellous dollar
book going like a prairie fire. Rush
order for free sample book. Bradley-
Oarretson, Drawer s. Brantford.
|1M FOR   HIXTY    DAYS    to    any
thoughtful man or woman [or helping us circulate Bibb* literature.    Bible House, Desk c, Brantford,
ANY RESPECTABLE Man or woman can make S2 to $4 a 'lay In distributing religious literature In own
community, Chance tor promotion.
Experience riot. necofeiary. Hpare
boors    may    be    nmd.   11 "tne   lilble
League, Brantford,
VI A BAY for Intelligent, married or
single woman lor work around
home or liberal remuneration for
spare timo. Mrs. Davidson, Office k,
sion until  the last year of his mln
3. Verses 33 34—How did Jesus
know at tbis time, in advance, so
precisely what the chief priests and
the scribes were going to do to him?
4. Did Jesus plan to have them reject and crucify bim, or did be do
his best to persuade them to accept
htm?   (Bve your reasons.
5. Verse 35—Why is it that really
good people sometimes manifest a
spirit ol selfishness in their prayers?
(i. Among what class of present
day Christians would you place
James and John at thnt time?
7. Verses 36-37—Ib there any danger that God will ever answer a prayer that would be hurtful, if it is
prayed by a good mnn?   Why?
8. How may we be saved from
praying  foolish   prayers'
9. Verse 38—Why was their prayer
Impossible of being answered?
10. Verse 39—What did Jesus mean
by drinking of the cup he did, and
being baptized with his baptism?
11. Would you say or not and why
that suffering is just as certain today
as in that day, if we would be true
followers of Jesus?
12. Verse 40—What class of people
will sit the nearest to Jesus in the
kingdom of heaven'1
13. Verse 41—Were the ten blame
worthy or not, and why, for being
ho much displeased wtth James and
1*. How could the tan, and how
may we, be proof against manifest
.ng Improper anger'
Rev. J. Walker of Glasgow, Scotland, missionary at Fort Steele,
spent a few days of this week at the
C. H. McDougal of Kimberley, manager of the Sullivan Mining company, was in town Monday on company business.
Miss E. Watts, stenographer at the
city hall, left on Tuesday on a holiday trip to Winnipeg. She will be
away about ten dayB.
Niblock's Cleaners and Tailors, cn
and after July 1st, will occupy No.
22 Norbury Avenue as their place of
business.   Phone 370. 26-4t
Jn Manitoba during the recent election what seemed good timber for the
Liberal leader waB merely veneered
and Htutied with sawdust.
Mayor Taylor and Engineer McCul-
lough visited the site of the new
water-works dam on Saturday morn-
day morning.
A man whose name iB unknown
broke n window in the Canadian restaurant on Wednesday night, and for
being caught in the act got 30 days
nt hard labor on the city, roads.
The hardware store of J. D. McBride was entered some time during
Saturday night or Sunday, and the
till robbed of $3.35, also a revolver,
several razors and poi'tet knives,
Al, Mutz, president of the Fernle-
Fort Steele Brewing Co., of Fernle,
wns in tuwn Tii'sday on company
'Rexall Store'
The Store witli a Reputation
Beattie - Murphy
Co., Ltd.
"Where It Pays to Deal"
Cranbrook        -        B. C.
Mr, and Mrs. A. J. Krapfel of Medicine Hnt wer" visiting at Cranbrook this weit.. Their many friends
15,   Vers-s  42*44—Hai a bishop, * r, in the city and district were   pleased
a   popular   pastor   of a  large    city to see them.
church or  an eitenaive employer   Ol
labor, any right to feel that   he Ib a
superior being to the humblest  good
man  in  thc   community?   (live   your
r-asnns for your answer.   (  This   is
one of the questions which may be
answered in writing by members of
the club.)
16. What Is the true sign of greatness according to Jesus''
17. Why Is it impossible    to be   0
Christian   if   we are   not rendering
loving service to  our fellow''
18. Verse  4.1- -What  would   ft
Is the cbjef characteristic ol
and why'1
LflBBon for Sunday,  July l'l
him !  Ilnrtimacus.   Mark  x:4G I
a y
(J. 1). Nielson of Vancouver is In
charge of the Itoyal Bank at the
present, time owing to Mr, O'Connell
having gone for his Bitmmof vacation, Mr. O'Connell Intends visiting
Spokane, Portland, and many other
eilieti la the United Btatos
Harry Drew mid party were In from
Kimflerley on Thursday. Mr. Drew
was in the city for the purpose of
being present at a meeting of the
District Conservative Association,
In preparation for the lacrosse
games at Nelson during Chahko Mika
week, the Cranhrook lacrosse team
nre holding practices at. the ball
grounds almost every evening this
Major Mogrew regis to rod at th
Cranhrook Hotel on Wodnssdny whor
he war Joined by Mr. It. L, T. Cal
bralth of Port Hteele. The major Is
in the district. In connection with Indian affairs.
Mr. ami Mrs. (Jen. Smith, Mrs. A.
10. Jones, and Mrs. R. Knij.ht were
driven over to Wyclllle and Marysvillo by MrB. (I. Hoggarth on Thurs
day. The imrty report hnvlng liad a
t'nod time.
Priced from
$6.00 to $24.50
Get one from
F. Parks & Co.
CRANBROOK,   -    British Columbia
Corporation  of  the  City  of  Cranbrook
Notice to the Electors
By-law No. 13S authorising the raising of |i 10,000.00 for the purpose of improving the water system of the City was passed by the Electors in the month of
June last. The debentures under this by-law were secured by the Water Charges
and Revenue of the City. The City Council made an excellent sale of the debentures under this by-law, namely, at 94, but the purchasers require the additional
guarantee of the general revenue of the municipality. This in no way increases
the taxation required to meet the debenture payments but as the purchasers of the
debentures have asked for this additional security, the Council have deemed it
prudent to agree with their request and are accordingly submitting a further by-law
on the 23rd of July complying with the request of the purchasers who are anxious
to take up the bonds on 01 before August ist. A copy of the proposed by-law will
be found in this issue.
At the Ilex theatre on Monday and
Tuesday night a special feature, entitled, "Germinal, or the Toll of Labor," five reels, and is taken from
Knill Zola's novel, and is considered the masterpiece of all moving
picture productions.
ff. ff.  KILBY
P. O. Box 802 Cranbrook, B.C.
Get your barber work done on Wednesday mornings, as all barber shops
will close Wednesday afternoons during July and August.
Per Order       BARBERS UNION,
R. 8. Nelson, Secretary
■Corson's"are exclusively found on
the dressing tables
of discriminating
gentlewomen. They
prefer Corson's
because of the delicate refinement and
the charm of the
exclusive Corson
Isold by all druggists.
The Unscientific Scientist
San Diego Exposition,
July 1, 1914
Dear Herb,—Did you get that "logos of Ethnos" stud tbat I put over
Expert Piano Tuning
of Vancouver, B. C.
With highest possible recommendations from I Innummi Piano Co.,
(iniirliiy Piano Co., Morris & Karn
Co., Dominion Piano Co., Newcombe
& Co., Oerbard Helntzman Piano
House, of Vancouver, guarantees the
finest   workmanship, and will   make
Sir Richard McBride Is in a position to announce that H.R.H. Prince
Arthur of Connaught will lay tha
cornerstone of tbe British Columbia
Building in London on Jul; 16.
It is eminently fitting that so great
a Province as ours Bhould have its
own borne in London, and it is a
Bonrce of pleasure tbat Prince Arthur of Connaught, whose father and
mother are so highly esteemed here,
and who himself, on the occasion of
his somewhat brief visit a few years
ago,   produced   so   favorable an im-
presBion, will be able to officiate   at ' |n   my   last?   Good—what?     I   waa
the laying of the cornerstone. going to  have  it printed  in  Greek,
The day will be a proud one for our j |,„t I didn't have the nerve—and
beloved Agent-General, Mr. J. H. the printer didn't have the type—so
Turner, one ot the moBt faithful of t refrained. I looked it up after-
all th* many public men who have . wardB lest I had made a mistake,
given their services to this Province,   but   I   was   right.   Ethnology is   a
sort of a ginny (lf that's the way
you spell It) expression. It cornea
from a couple of Grett; words—it
can't help that, of course—and tbey
mean the study of you and me beginning from the time
"When you were a  tadpole and I
was a fish
In the Paleoztoc days,"
as thc poet hath it.   At least that's
a fairly liberal translation of   what
they mean.
However, I don't Intend to spend
any more language an that—ao sense
in lingering upon a subject after one
has exhausted lt. But I must tell
you all about Archaeology, which ls
in the same class with the other olo-
gy. I said they were cousins. They're
more than thut. Eth and Arch are
brother anil sister—though I'm not
sure which Is which as to gender.
But Arch is tbe Htmly of relics of
thc early raccB of mankind—you
might not think lt, but It's a fact.
I nosed around on the quiet for a
whllo trying to find out. Then I
asked tho Chief's stenographer what
the—I moan I asked hor what it signified.   She told me tbat right ofl the
Presbyterian Church
Rev.  W. K. Thomson, paBtor.
Morning service, 11 a. m. Subject:
The Joy of the Lord.
Sunday School and Bible CIbbs at
3 p. ra.
Evening service, 7.30 P. m.
The members of the Loyal Orange
Lodge wlll be present at this service.
Music selection by Choir at both
Choir Leader—Mrs. E. Paterson.
Organist—Mr. H. Stephens.
"Praisejthe Lord, for it Is good
to sing praise unto our God."
discussion by strolling into the Archaeological Exhibit at this San Diego Exposition and just rubbering.
Really that's how I finally did get
You know Baby Eleanor, reading
the funnlea in the Sunday Supplements, has just as much fun as if
she could read the printed matter.
Me too! I don't need the tomes
when I can see the exhibit. Come
on in and soak up some knowledge.
Some of these subjects seem a little heavy at first, but really It's easy to grasp them in tbls atmosphere. I'm there with bells on now,
old top, and you can quote me with
Impunity or verbally—either way—
and lf you don't understand Ar-
cbaelogy thoroughly yet, just ask me
for anything that I have overlooked.
Yours for the archives ot mat.ttlnd,
Baptist Church
Pastor, Rev. O. E. Kendall.
Services:   11 a. m. and 7.30 p. m.
Sunday School, 3.00 p. Rl.
Fellowship Bible clnsB, 3.00 p. in.
Baptist     Young     People's   Union,
Monday, 8.00 p. Rl.
Salvation Army Hall
body dug up a   dictionary,     One of
those     dinky,     near-lcather-covered
On Saturday, jiaTllth,   a   bright I0"" **»* *°" «"* ,or Bome M MnM
Gospel service at 8 p. m. |"> ™» m™0>' »°J »bm,t 40'M0   cou-
On Sunday, the 12th, at 3 p.m. the   !">"» "">* >"»' «"' »er,tttlm out °< •
children unite for classes.     Subject,  <~M P»»w-   1 Kot   one   that   w»»
regular trips.   Tuning and fgulatlng ! David's Fall. T"'tnT   " T Z-*Z?m_lm-Z
a piano is   not a   trilling piece   Of     At 7.30 a Gospel service, to which   tto oldest songs tho world. The pap-
work If you lmvo regard, for   your nil are invited to attend.
piano. Mr. Perkins will be ine the
city some time during August. Orders may he left at the Prospector
olllce or mail care of Mr. Perkins,
llox 320, City.
Parents whose children attend no
Sabbath school are especially asked
for the sake of the future to send
thom some where.
Methodist Church
Rev. W. Klaon Dunham, Pmtor
Bunday Sorvlcom  The pastor  will
prrnt'h at II a. m. nnd 7.30 p. m.
Crnnbrook  people   huve   found out
that   A   SINGLE   IIOSB   of simple
bn.kthorn  bark,   glycerine,  etc, a.I   Morning Subject:  "Defeat but Vio-
compounded   in   Adler l-ka, the Ger- tory."
mnn bowel and stomach remedy, re-j   Evening   Subject:   "God,   and   the
Have* constipation, sour stomach or Origin of Life."
gas   on   the   stomach INSTANTLY.     Tint choir wlll render   nn   anthem
Thle   iilmplo mixture became famou»'|lt (]|lc|l M,rV|C„
by   curing  appendlcltll and It antl-1   ,,„„       Ulfl   )mmf lmlnl)lB    t„e
wptlcl7.o»  the  dlgert V. Otg.ni   »P4 hottf|
drawe off tho Impurities     "  '" ""r
It Is surprising how QUICKLY It belPB. THH
Beattie-Murphy Uo. »-M
All arc Invited to attend tho above
Oil    Oil
F. E. Simpson
(Formerly   of   Cranbrook, Kamloo|>8
and Victoria)
General Broker
References:   People Who Know  Me.
Queen's Hotel Block
I would be pleased to handle any
hat, but tu make sure of lt some- 'commissions for my friends nnd other* who desire to transact business
in the Oil Fields of Alberta. The
chances are good for legitimate speculative prolit, hut every well wlll
not he a gusher. We aim to handle
stocks of only the best companies.
We will do everything we cnn to ascertain the facts. 28 Ht
er said they were songs tbat never
grow old, vintage of the past century, you know. Vintage suggests
wine, and—woll, anyway, If I had
been writing the title on the cover of
thnt Improve with Age." But—aa I
was going to say whon I ran Into
that open switch—I waa agraeably
surprised to find thnt tho unpretentious dictionary was a perfectly
good book, lt said Just the same
thing that flic girl said—minus tho
(Inn of tli" things ono never can get
bnck Is w.'iBlcd energy. I figure that
I'm out about four dollars' worth,
becauso while I wns fussing around
with those tombs—tomos, I mean—
nnd dictionaries, et cetera (I spell
thnt slnco I broke Into the highbrow clnss) I could just as well have
learned all about the subject   under
Mr. Archibald Fairbairn
Teacher of Violin
has vacancies for n   limited   number
of pupils.
Mr. Fairbairn also has vacancies In
Ills Art (lasses for Instruction In all
branches of water-colour painting
In oils, pastel anil other medium*.
Outdoor classes In sketching from nature, the model, etc.,
Terms on application tn
Cranbro<»:, II. C.
(Arrangements can bo mado for till-
ition to be given at pupils' own res-
ledeuce. .


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