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VOL. 17
CBANBfeOOK, B.C.. SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 27 th, 1911
No.21
Census Begins on Thursday
Study These Questions, they must
be answered by all
Mortality-
Particulars as to date and cause of
On Thursday ot next week, J. H.
Huchcroft and J. H. Doyle, census
enumerators ol the city of Cranbrook death.
will commence tholr duties. Follow- Name of physician and his post of*
Ini; arc the questions they will ask Uce addross.
when they visit your house or place Disability and compensation—
of business. Don't be at a lose, to Nature of loss or injury caused by
know how to answer thc questions he: accident; cause ot accident; weeka ot
wlll ask yon. Perhaps If he caught I disability in census year; loss of sal-
yoii unawares you might unwittingly ary oi othei cannings in census year*
give him a lot of faformatlon that Is voluntary allowance to employee by
not absolutely accurate. employer   for   loss   of time through
ln ardor to assist you In this com- sickness or accident,
pilation ol the lacts, aiat prepare you     Compensation    hy employer   under
tor the visit of the enumerators   a| statute.
number ot the moBt Important queB-j    Compensation by insurance lu cen
tlons that will be asked may be used i sue year.
with advantage.   You had hotter dlp^    Houses and buildings, fruits,
these from this paper and study them
carefully so as to be prepared with
your   answers.    To do so   will help
you and he of material assistance to
the enumerator. ^^^^^^^^^^^
Here are some of the questions:
Your name.
Relationship to head of family or
household.
Single, married, widowed, divorced,
or legally separated,
Month and year of birth.
Age at last birthday,.
Country or placo of birth.
Year of Immigration to Canada (If
an immigrant.)
Year of naturalization it formerly
an alien.
Racial or tribal origin.
Nationality.
Religion.
Chief occupation or trade.
Employment other than at chlel
occupation or trade, if any.
Employer, employee or working on
owa account,
Where employed.
Weeks employed in 1910 at chief occupation or trade.
Hours of working time per week at
chief occupation or trade.
Hours ot working time per week at
other occupation, if any.
Total earnings in 1910 Irom chiet
occupation.
Total earnings In 1910 from other
than chief occupation or trade, if
any.
Rate of earnings per hour when employed by the hour—cents.
^^^^^          etc.—
Houses Inhabited    	
Houses vacant.
Houses in construction.
Rooms ln inhabited houses.
Barns, stables, aad other buildings.
Buildings for business purposes,
Total acreB occupied.
Acres owned.
Acres leased or rented.
Acres improved.
Acres unimproved
Acres In natural forest.
Acres In marsh or waste land.
Acres in pasture.
Acres in summer fallow 1910.
Acres in nursery and orchard.
Acres in vegetables.
Acres in vineyard.
Acres in small fruits.
Apples, peach,  pear, plum, cherry,
and others.
Fruit trees—number bearing,   number non-bearing.
Bushes In 1910.
Pounds grapes, boxes strawberries.'
Currants and gooseberries, quarts.
Other small fruits—boxes.
Tons of natural ice cut and stored:
in winter.
Acres of land owned in Canada out-
lido district.
Agricultural, grain and other field
crops 1910, acres, bushels and value.
Hoed crops   and   grain and other
1910.
Hoed   crops   and grain and   other
field crops, acres 1911.
Animals and animal products.
Pure bred animals registered.
Farm and urban values, real estate
$5000.
HUNT   MADE   GOOD
$6000.| Cranbrook's Victoria Day
Popular  Sports  at   Fair  Grounds
Races and Hall Games
McBride Government Recognises that Cranbrook is an Important
Agricultural Centre
Some weeks ago the Agricultural Association sent Mayor Do Vere Hunt to Victoria to
ascertain ii the Provincial Government would assist the Cranbrook Association in securing
grounds and buildings tor permanent exhibition grounds in this city. The following telegrams are self explaining-
Victoria, B.C., May 25th 191 1
Deputy Minister of Agriculture,
Victoria, B.C.
Can you wire amount allocated tor Cranbrook Agricultural Association.    Have to
make definite arrangement for grounds tonight. •
P. De Vere Hunt,
Secretary.
Victoria, B.C., May 25th 1911
De Vere Hunt,
Secretary of Agricultural Association,
Cranbrook, B.C.
Amount allocated lor Cranbrook Agricultural Association will be between s5.000.c0
and $6,000.00.
Wm. E. Scott.
Deputy Minister Agriculture
From the above it will be seen that the McBride Government is heartily in sympathy
with any movement that will prompt the Agricultural resources of the province. Also that
Southern Kootenay is a vast agricultural djstrict that promises in the near future to be. the
' Garden Spot" of the province.
The thanks of the entire community is due to the Government, also to Mayor Hunt, for
ttie energetic efforts put forth by him, in placing this matter before the government, which
resulted as above stated. '
1    Visitors to Cranlirook on Victoria contested, then    the Cranlirook   men
1 day—in   spite    of   the   unseasonable went up In an aeroplane, and let the
j weather   enjoyed   a day of pleasure, Movie hunch score at pleasure.
; lor they found the races, hall games, The   score   by   Innings was as fol-
and other sports to  be  more   thun Iowa:
what was promised hy the local com-  Oranbrook     10 0 0 0)0 1) 0— 1
mittee and management.
The attendance at tho fair grounds
was large, There wero many visitors
from Kimberly. Marysvllh'. Wycllfle,
Perry Creek, Fort Steele, Wardner,
.latfray and Ferule.
THE HACKS.
The tlrst race on the program was
Moyie     2 8 2 0 0 0 2 4 6-16
BONNER'S FURRY vb. CRANBROOK
At 2 p. 111. a team from Bonners
Ferry. Idaho, conte-.ted with the
Cranhrook Seniors, and were beateu
hy a score of 13 to 3.
Tin- senators started the game with
a 1 ush scoring one in  the tlrst and
the   second   innings,   Cran-
Insurance held at date, upon Uie, and live stock   in   enumeratlve   dis
against accident'or sickness.
Cost of insurance in census year.
Educative.
Months of school in 1910.
Language commonly spoken.
Can you write.
Can you read.
Cost ot education in 1910 lor per-:
sous over 16 years ol age at coUege,
convent or university.
Infirmities—
trict. _____________________
Live stock and nursery stock   sold
Dairy products consumed on 'arm
sent to factories or sold In 1910.
Animals slaughtered on farm, 1910.
Otber products ol the farm.
Hired labor on larm, 1910.
Value of lands and buildings—not
manufacturing     establishments     or
mines owned in Canada, outside   ot
Blind,   deaf
lunatic, Idiotic or silly.
and dumb, craiy   or enumeratlve district In 1911
Wardner Notes
(Special Correspondent),
Mr. E. Elwell of Cranbrook was In
town on Friday.
Mr. Chapman of Galloway   was   In
town last Saturday.
i
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Wood left on
Monday morning for Vancouver.
Mr. O. Erlckson was In town Monday on business.
Mr. Will Anderson Is laid up with
an attack ot pleurisy.
Mr. Wm. Carlln. ol Fort Hte.de was
In town Monday on business.
Mr. J. W. Howser traveller for ths
Crow's Nest Pass Lumber company,
left tor the prairie on Friday last.
Mr. William Oreen of Callow ly, was
renewing old aciiuaintences in Wardner last Sunday.
Mr. Chan. Barnes, who Is uow working at Bull rlvor (alls, spent Sunday
in town with his Ismlly.
Miss Lucy Sheppard, of the C. P.
R, land olllce, Cranbrook spent Victoria day at her home ln Wardner.
Messrs. W. Anderson and L. Finn
have purchased handsome saddle horses trom Mr. Doyle ol Fort Steele.
Mrs. J. Anderson and Mrs. J.
Martin with'their families spent Victoria day In Blko.
Mr. Victor Swanson, ot Manistee,
Mich., arrived ln town on Friday to
take a position with the O. N. P. L.
Co., office.
Mr. and Mrs. Brymner ot Cranbrook
were the gucstfl ol Mr. P. Lund and
daughters dn Saturday and Sunday
last.
Mr. Fred. Penson was In town on
Monday and finished packing his
household effects which he had shipped to Jaflray.
The new suits for tho baseball boys
artived last week and the boys made
a fine appearance on Sunday, and lelt
quite smart In their new uniforms.
Messrs. Fred. Speaker and A. Sheppard came up Irom Jaflray on Saturday to spend Sunday with their families hers.
in 1910.
A number ol children here have 1 itn
suffering Irom an attack ol mumps,
and the attendance at school has not
been as large as usual In consequence.
Miss Marlon Service accompanied
by Mrs. P. Dallas and children spent
Wednesday in town visiting with Mrs.
R. A. Oreen.
Mr. J. S. Dennis of Calgary was a
Wardner visitor on Saturday, and he
and Mr. Lund made a tour ol Inspection over C. P. R. and other lands
In this vicinity.
Messrs. Albert and Charles No*mnn
cousins ol Mr. Fred. Speaker, who
have been employed ln the mill at
Galloway visited in Wardner on Men-
day on their way to Cranhrook.
Mre. William Oreen, and little
daughter Ethel, formerly ot this
place and who have been visiting lor
some time in Vancouver, passed
through here on Tuesday on their
way to Galloway to Join Mr. Oreen.
MANY RUMORS RIFE
AT OTTAWA
Report Parliament Will
be Dissolved in July
With Election in
September
Ottawa, May 26 - The Evening
Journal soya:
Leaders ol the Conservative party
have received most positive assurances that there will be a general
parliamentary election in August or
September. This was the statement
conveyed to the Journal this morning at the headquarters of the party.
The opinion was vouchsafed that parliament will not meet on July Uth,
as arranged, but that Earl Orey will
announce the prorogation ol the
house shortly alter Sir Wilfrid tetania (rom England early in July.
It was stated that Conservatives
have expected this for a loag time,
and have been making their plans accordingly, with the result -'tat tiiey
are well organized to foes the mine,
whenever formal announcem.iiit is
made."
The Journal was also 'tnffrmed
that R. L. Borden, Conservative
leader, will probably curtail his three
weeks tour of the west to mnet tl.e
exigencies of a pre-election campaign.
"He wlll visit ev?ry province .• thc
Dominion, except British Columbia,"
said otic of his chlel lieutenants,
"and will spend n week probably in
hia own constituency of Halifax."
This announcement by tne Journal
Is not generally accepted in political
circles, the majority ot those conversant with the situation being strongly of the opinion thnt the house will
meet In July as urYSnged when Sir
Wilfrid Laurier left tor London. Future events will depend to a great de-
gree on what happens when the house
meets.   If the reciprocity agreement
Announcement
THE "nARRIER" SECURED.
UNIONS     THREATEN
Ah the subscription Ust. which waa
tt tar ted to bripR "The Barrier" to
our pity haa Already reached tha de-
Hired proportions, the management ot
the Auditorium wired the ageut af
tbe company Jo. Hhipinan that he
wtts prepared to guarantee n   packed
ItOUHfi.
Thu leading theatre-goers are enthusiastic iu having tbis sterling New
York success stop here or ono performance, nnd everyone vhoae name
appears upon tlie Hot,, will receive
lirst plan ol scnts when the plan
opens one day in advance for the subscribers on Monday next, at Beattte-
Mnrphy Co'h, store.
In order that all may have an
equal chance names will he accepted
by the management until the evening
preceding the opening of the special
sale and reservations will be made tion
the next morning in the order  of ap*
Labor Organizations
in Vancouver Flan
Drastic Step
tt "Free for All" trot or puce,
mile heatB, 2 in ;i, for a purse ot *\\0
In tliis race wore three entries. Hick,
entered hy Dr. Itutledge, captured 1st
money, $40. with "Babe" entered by
Mr. Brown second, receiving $80. This
race wns closely contented.
The second event was a hoy's race,
lliu yaiils handicap! for hoys under
sixteen years uf age, U. Heard was
llrst, with Y.. Handley second, The
prize waH a $5.00 pair of baseball
shoes.
Third event, ton yard foot race, was
wou by Dirk Quweu, uf Kernie; with
J, Brechen second. Kirst prize $lo,
second $5.00.
The half mile dush was next for a
purse of $-.'» to first and $15 to second. Isadora won flrst, Hddle second.
The next was a girl's race of 75
yards. Miss Carrie Moore took tirst
prize of a $5 pair of shoes, Florence
Uren second, a ladies hand nag,
lml> I hmuk hy hard hitting succeeded ln
getting two in the second, they
chained pitchers in the third, patting
ni IiUndberg, who dished up goose
eggs for the next sewn luuings. Bush
must then have lost his nerve, tor the
Cranhrook nine knocked out eleven
runs, much to the pleasure of the lo
ral fans, and to the cbargin of tbe
Bonners Kerry contingent.
Following i.s the score by innings:
Bonners Ferry     120000000—3
Oranbrook  0 2 10 0 6 0 4 i-U
The Senators from Idaho did not
take kindly their defeat, but promised a much better game during tbe
evening as they had a card up tbeir
sleeve In the shape of a pitcher who
was sure to deliver the necessary
goods.-
THl. EVENING GAMS.
Promptly at six  thirty both nines
were ou the ground, witb a crowd of
not less than 500 in attendance.   The
A three-eighths mile dash   was wonevening was raw and chilly and what
by Isadora tirst, Bddie second. lew errors occurred should be placed
The next was an Indian race of   a i to  the   credit  of   the
100 yards, which was wou hy Patrick
with Felix second.
A half   mile    pony race  with   four
to  the   credit  of   the   weather    clerk
and not to the players,
The Senators new pitcher proved to
he   a    "south    paw"   front the Falls
entries wbr captured  hy  Maggie,  en-! city, ani1 WflH an "-••* mark ,or   tne
The ball game between Wardner and ie passed at Washington and the op-
Galloway resulted In 15 to 3 in favor position decline to let it pass here, a
of the Wardner nine. The game was general election will no doubt be baa-
played last Sunday. Quite a large tened, but it is extremely doubtful if
crowd was present to witness the voting will take place before the re-
game, distribution •bill giving western Can-
' ada the additional representation It
.If their officers give the word 8,000
union wage workers In Vancouver
Will lay down their tools and leave
their jobs on an indefinite holiday on
.luut 5, thu city's power will be cue
oi' nnd practically every trade .it tue
city will be disrupted.
These arc the claims of union lenil
en. today in making the announcement of the last move in the
struggle between the master bi-llders'
association and the building trades
unions. Tonight the executive cf the
trades and labor council, Mie building trades council executive, Mid the
business agents' board will 1 old a
joint   meeting  to consider the situa-
THH FINAL BLOW.
tered hy Mr. Kenner, with Pansy, entered by Mr. McDonald, second.
Next was n 220 yard foot race won
by J. Brechen first, and D. Do wen
second,
An Indian horse rare, half mile
dash was won by Slmou, llrst; with
Krnneis second.
In the sack race there were several
entries. Marpatmyd wa:: first with
Hamilton second.
There were eight entries i.i tbd Ave
mile foot race. The pace s,-t wan a
hot one, aud it finally settled down
ro three contestant*, who ntml'iod an
follows: A.' Elwell, llrst; time 8.M8.
Krnnris an Indian, second; time 30,13}
with Alec, another Indian third, time
30,18-J, The first prize was a silver cup, valued at $30, sec.-ul pn/e
gold cuff links, valued at SU,
BALL (JAMKS.
The tlrst ball game took pUu-*_ nt
10 a.m., between the (Jraubr'V'k Intermediates (Clubs) nnd a Moyie nine.
The  llrst  three  timings  were   evenly
mountain  bunch.        ^^^^^^^^^^
('rnnbrook went to bat and had no
trouble in securing two runs in the
tirst. The Senators in three innings
I got what tbe Irishman shot at: "no-
i thing," ln the third Cranbrook got
{two more runs, aud in the fifth and
l sixth three more each.
The Senators In the fourth got a
dent that in spite ot want of practice
want of good coaching, the Idaho
Senators were not ln a class with
Cranbrook.
('rnnbrook    2 0 2 0 3 3—10
Bonners Kerry 0 0 0 1 0 0— I
The pleasure of Uie evetUne **•»
somewhat marred by an accident to
Hush, of the Bonners nine. Frisk waa
at hot, caught a foul, which struck
Bush over the right eyes almost
knocking him aenselesn. He was
taken to Dr. King'* offlce by K. H,
Small in an automobile. Tben Frisk
was struck on the Angers which forced him in the next inninga to play
in the outfield, Bruce taking hia place
in the box.
The Wardner Baseball team went
to Blko on tbe 24th' to try and capture the $100 prize to be given to the
winning team. The hoys were In
great spirits and were determined to
do their best and let the people see
that we are not so slow in Wardner.
Quite a crowd of townspeople accompanied them to enjoy the varied pro-;
gramme of sports arranged for the j
day.
Were Photographed
is entitled to, has been put through.
Many believe that once the population of Canada ls known and western
people are aware of the exact number
of additional members to which they
are entitled, tbe demand for redistribution hefore an election will he
so strong as to he irresistable.
AT BULL RIVER.
plication. ^UH
No more than six seats will be disposed of to any one person, and a
clean sheet will be offered to the flrst
comer.   •
KIPLING WRITES:
"There's never a law of God or mau
Huns north of Fifty-three."
It aptly describes thc blood red atmosphere of  Rex  Beach's
"THE BARRIER"
A piny with the /est of life, the rl-
goi of the game, the reckless daring1
oi the adventurer, uud a rich vein of
humoi running through it all.
Tbe tang of It will make our nostrils quiver, and we will look upon
the prlmatlve instincts of mankind.
And the plot centers around a heroine, with a supposed Indian taint in
her blood and whose case is also
aptly fitted by Kipling's:—
"For  the  Colonel's  lady   and   Judge
O'Grndy
Are riistirs under the skin."
To appear at the Auditorium, on
Tlinrnda> next, June lst.
AT THE AUDITORIUM.
Saturday afternoon and even ug.  .
A special line of nlius for   bis   oc-
asion.
"Ranks   of   the Zudersoe."   An in
Their recommendations will tonight be laid before a special
meeting of the trades and labor
council, which embraces practically
every union In the city. A decision
to tnke the union workers out - from
tbeir jobs is the final blow the union
lenders propose to strike at the mas-
Le. builders' association, which so
fnr, it is claimed, has beeu success-
and was appointed by Bates to be on
the lookout, discovered the above
mentioned men in the act. of ehootlUR
at ducks with u 22 rifle. Mr. Mott
traced the men to their homes, and
then sent word to Mr. Hates, who
went out immediately and spoke to
the men about the shooting. They immediately plemled ignorance hut as It
was not the lirst case in thut district, Mr. Bates considered that a
fill in defeating the efforts of the I -eeson should be taught these people
striking carpenters and tho other and consequently he bad them sum-
building trades unions to obtain   an nionsed.
increase in wages. That the trades I W1,e» th*y appeared before Magis-
and labor council will call its mam- tote Armstrong on Tuesday after-
conclusion. ■ '"'"" tl-ey I»lpndcd ignorance of tbe
hers out is believed to be a foregone! law* and oue of them even denied.doing any shooting at nil. However tbe
MAY CONSOLIDATE.
It is rumored tbat a deal ls pending towards a consolidation of several ot the big lumber companies ot
the district, v 2, The East Kootenay
Lumbei company. The King Lumoer
company and the North Star Lumber
company, The new company will he
known as the Kootenay Consolidated
Lumber company.
Dr. J. H. King and Mr. Archie
Leitch left for Calgary Thursday,
where it is possible that details ol
the consolidation will be discussed.
NOTHING TO LOSE.
"We have nothing to lose, and it
will be our only salvation," declared
business agent Pettipiece, of the
trader and labor council at noon to
day
way
testimony of Mr. Mott who caught
them, and what they had admitted to
Mr. Bates when he and Mr. Mott accused tbem, was too strong evidence
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ for tbe accused, and Magistrate Arm-
In the Philadelphia street rail-! strong imposed a hue of $10 each as
strike the other unions were a warning. They at once stated that
taken from their jobs and within a!.they had no money to pay tbe fine,
week tbey won the tight for the street hut on heing informed that in de-
railway employees. This course lsi fault of payment they would be given
the ono now proposed here on behalf '■ 15 days in which to study the B, C.
of the building trades unions. With '-ann- laws they Immediately pro-
every union in the city idle, we can duced the necessary change, and still
tic  up all  the  manufacturing  Inter--bad a few shekels left
THE WILL OF THE PEOPLE.
The sewage bylaw which was voted
on on Monday carried by the follow*
ng vote:
For     154
Against        77
Majority for 77
From the result it is plainly evident that the ratepayers and citizens
want the sanitary conditions of the
city to be the best possible, and a
Hewage system installed.
ests   here,   shut   ofl   the   light andj    Thoy   were   given a heart to heart t Wprl
power, disrupt the telephone service, j talk on "game law" through the in-
.and upset the whole city to such an! Lcrpreter Mr.  Jas. Provenzano,   and
structive and  interesting picture   of | extGnt tnftt the master builders will' went awav sadder but. wiser men.
Hollanders   on    an   outing, showing | hftVfl to come to terniH .. *    Mr   „ateB (Ie8en.6H credit for brjnK.
beautiful wnter scenes, nnd the sports   ( ipg t,!fl8„ mft|l |n   Rfl (.n|eHH the Kftmfl
Kill Game out of Season 11™ « Xl^U?
of the natives.
"The Maid of Niagara." A thrill-
inii Indian ilraina, showing an a cll-
mux   an    Indian maiden going over
That the game lawn of British Col-
Nini'iirn 'nils
Tills
11
e- j uinliia cannot l.o openly violated, waB
Some fifteen or twenty automobiles
were photographed on Wednesday hy
Binning the photographer.
There were In line some of the best
makes of autos in Canada.   Prom the
little, 10 horse   runabout,   lo the 60. ■"•*  ■- ,   „    ,
The photo- *°"Wr "l Dranhrnok, Ptnile. or othei
nnln.a In  iha Knotllllnv  Vnlli
Geo. B. Henderson, president of tho
Bull River Power Co., was In thu city
thiB week on company business.
To p representative ot the Prospector he said: "That he expected that
a change would bo made In the affairs ]
of the company shortly. That tho j evory
development of Bull river power waa laugh
going ahead steadily, that in Just' Pin,
about a year Irom this time the com- at il.
pany would be In condition to deliver j
' _ I- --      ...I.A..    I
turo nlonc is worth the price oil ad-'brought   home tn three Italians
mission. j TueHdny Inst, when they appeared he-
"SiinnlurdH In Morocco." Hhowlng fora Magistrate .1. F. Arnvtrong.
military amnoolivres, Interesting!.ras, Dates the energetic game warden
drills, otc. | was the prosecutor, and K. Malgantc,
"Tlio   Banltarliim."    A   laugh   In  isndnro Piwara, and Jus. Poatl, worn
iirirlfiss, 	
that Mr. Bates has rounded up,
l''.irioi>4'ii'nteM   tho   lact    that In   the
Oranbrook distriel at least the   laws
must hu respected.
I'nglaiuls Population
ATHLETIC WORLD.
The May number of the "Athletic
ts a particularly strong one,
both in Illustrations and reading
matter. This magazine ls serving a
national purpose In the Sold of San-
sdian sports. Its manner of covering
the special Interests ot all branches
from coast to coast ls thorough and
eshauatlve. The editorial department
ami | Is universal in scope and comprehensive In treatment. This periodical Is
itiv1 untile to all followers of <eneral
outdoor life who desire an authorl-
tatlvo work on things in the world ol
athletic sports.
horse power touring car.
points In the Kootenay valley.
graphy was done on the order ol the i™'"™ •" "•• •—■■—■-.
Prospector and will be reproduced la nA„ 1»7U"K   '"   ,he   "n\Z   "  th""
the Coronation number ot this parer. ?."l,B'?r, "Th?'«•"Im",   ,.h
Thle number will lie of special Inter- *"f l";"t"'" '•!-"" On    wll   bo held
, here on Tuesday next, when the quea-
est to tht cltliens of Cranbrook, and tlon   „,   supplying power   to   Oran-
tlie resources of the district will   be brook   will   ho discussed.   That   tils
written up   by   several   well   known compnny   could   supply   power    and
local writers, and will contain ovw JJ*t   at   Cranbrook   much   cluaper
,_,.'..          . .  „.,           . ,  . than It at present Is generated here."
100 pictures of buildings and Indu-,;    Mr   Hend,tion „|t „. -rW_.   ,or
trial plants In thl* vicinity. Bull river.
foot,   and   a scream In   every
music   and singing.   Matinee
AT THE BDIBON,
arranged lor
Man's du-
Very
A stieplal  prorrnni
Sntnrdny evening.
"" it wero ever thus,
pliclty exposed.
"Cupid's   monkey   wrench,
funny.
"Spring Heeled Jack." Comic.
iiluv.lish Cup ties.
"O, Ynu Mother-in-law."   Comic.
V, ririd'Vln Wlll sing.   Orchestra of
Five pieces.
^^^^^^^^    and Jus,
the accused.
They wore cbnrged by Bates with
vliiliiting the Oamo Act.
II, wns shown clenrly that on Hun-
day, Mny the llth these throe men
woro shunting nt ducks on a small
lake In the hit. Mary's prairie. Mr.
Iliiton had had several i**Tiplulnts
from people around this locality to
tho oHoet that shooting has heen going on Illegally (here, nnd especially
nn Holidays. Mr. Bates not bolug
nble tn bo there on the week nf tho
Illli loft two or three men In tliorge
who werc instructed to try nml catch
Corporal Duglar K. Lower, lata ol
visional returns by the cen., thr ,,Klni,.H   ()wn    YorkHlllr(!   Ug|lt
Infantry" and who won the first
prize for "Bugle CallB," open to the
"Wost Hiding Brigade" Is in thia city
and is staying with bis brother, Mr.
.1. Lower.
The |ir
ill:'. nMlee itve the population nf blng-
lano nml Wales ihls year an B6,07Bt-
'.•■f.'i. as compared with 88,M7,fU8 In
llllll. While must nl the cities and
pouptles nliiiw liieren-ns, there are
many ruses, iiartlrulnrly In Wales,
where there line Wn in'inil an actual
decrease, Greater Lnmlon's population line Increased to 7,2fl2,988, from
0,181,40!! in I'J'U. This Incrense Is en
Meely l» wbat Is U..- Hi' ns the nilter
ring, showing that the people are
mnvlna, away from the crowded centres. The e H ity if T '.ndoii, Incltld-
Uio oily   ol    London   and   bor
mt
tho men who were contravening   tho  rouglie Immediately about It
law,   and  the  consequence  wns  that,   ilporefiie from 4,536.267 In 11*01 to 4
Mr.  Mott.  wbo lives ln the district   522,1161 In 1910.
I
Wonld'nt this Jar you? The l>'d-
iiiniitnn Sntnrdny News says:
"Thnt the Lnurler government haa
been Attacked by Cnnservatlves for
proposed changes, whlrh President
Tall is alnne responsible-for." Prom
the abovo we infer that President
Taft Is running the Laurier government, and would like to control tba
show a whole of Camilla, nnd that the Liber-
nl rnvernment Is willing that he
should, ' THE PROSPECTOR. CRANUROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA
THE PERFUME
OF IHE
LADY N BLACK
By GASTON LEROUX.
Author of "Tht Nytltrjr ol tht Yellow
Room."
COPYRIGHT   1909. BY BRENTANO'S
DON'T NEGLECT
YOUR KIDNEYS.
(Continued.)
Mine. Edith arose from tier chair,
speaking ecstuih-ully of the benuty of
uuture. Hut, in lit-r uplulon, she declared, there wus nothing more benu*
tiful anywhere uear ihau ihe (htrdena
of Babylon. Bhe ndded mischievously,
"They Boem so uiucli more beautiful
because one may ouly s»t" them trom u
distance!"
The prince said nothing. .Mine.
Edith looked vexed and n moment later
said suddenly:
"I'm not going to decelre you any
longer, prtuce. i have Been yuur gar
dens."
'indeed.'" Inquired Oalltch.
"I'll tell you all about IL"
And she related, while the prince listened with nu air nt eoM Imperturbability, lhe story of her visit to the
Gardens of Babylon.
She bad come upon them inadvertently from the rear In climbing over a
hillock which separated the gardens
from the mountains. She had wandered from enchantment to enchantment, but without being In the least
astonished.
The prince had scarcely time to reply before Waller. Old Hob's servant,
brought a dispatch to Houletabllle,
The latter asked permission to open it
and read aloud:
Return as Boon as possible. We ara
waiting for you very anxiously. A magnificent assignment ai  Si.  i'eiersburg.
This dispatch was signed by the editor in chief of the Epoch.
"Well, what do you sny to thnt, M.
Rouletabllle'/" demanded the prince,
"I shnll not go to St. Petersburg!"
declared Roulelabltle.
"They will  regret your decision  at
the court," said the prince.   "I am eer- '
tain  of  that,  and  allow   me  to  say,
young man,  that  you  are  missing a
wonderful opportunity."
Rouletabllle opened his lips as though
to answer, but closed them again. Go-
lltch went on:
"You would have found an adventure
worthy of your skill. One may hope
for everything when one has been
strong enough to unmask a Larsan!"
Tbe word fell into the midst of us
like n bombshell, and. ns If by a com- *
mon Impulse, we took refuge behind
our smoked glasses. Tbe silence which I
followed wns horrible.    Larsan!   Why
should this name which we ourselves
had so often pronounced  within  the '
Inst forty-eight hours nnd which represented a danger with which we were ;
"ommenrlng   to   almost   feel   familial
cause    iiidctinnDie    terror    to    creep
through our h.xliis?   'i'he unbroken silence ou every hand contributed to in
crease au Indescribable state of hyptio*
sis, Where had Old Hob's gayety vanish- '
ed?   And why did all the others sit so
silent and so motionless behind their
dark glasses?   All at once 1 turned my
bead und looked behind me.   Then I un* i
derstood,  more by Instinct than nny-
thing else, that 1 was the object of a
couimou psychical nt traction.  Someone
was looking nt me.    Two eyes were j
fixed Upon me—weighing upon me.    I ;
could not see the eyes, und 1 did not
liimw   from   where   the  glance   fixed
upon me came, but It wns there.    1
knew It—and It was his glance.    But
there was no one behind uie, nor at
the right, nor tbe left, nor lu front, except tbe peoplo wbo were seated nt
the table, motionless, behind their dark
glasses.    Aud then—then 1 knew that
Larsan's eyes werc glaring nt me from
behind a pair of (hose glasses—nh. the {
dark glasses—tbe dark glasses behind '
which were bidden Larsan's eyes!
And tben. all ut once, the sensation I
passed.     The   eyes   doubtless   were
turned away from me.   J drew n long
breath.   Another sigh echoed my own. ;
Was It from the breast of Rouletabllle
—wns it the Lady In Itlack. who perhaps, hnd nt the same time os myself I
endured the weight of those piercing
eyes?
Old Bob spoke:
"Prince. 1 do not believe that your
last Bplnnl bone goes any further back
than the middle of the guar ter nary
period."
And nil the black spectacles turned
In his direction.
Rouletabille arose and made a sign
to me.   I hastened to the council room,
where he was walling for me.
"Well, did you feel il too?"
I   felt smothered.    1  could scarcely
articulate.
"Ue was there—bI that table— unleu
we are going mad."
There was a pause, and tben I resumed more calmly:
"Von know, Rouletnbille. thnt It Is
quite possible that we are going mad.
This phantasm of Larsan will hind us
alt In a madhouse .vet! We huve been
shut up here only iwo days, and see
the state we are in!"
All in a moment he seemed to grow
perfectly calm.
"Let ns reason It out. Do not look
for I-arsan In thnt place where he reveals himself. Seek for him everywhere else except where he hides himself."
lie sealed himself, placed his pipe
on the (able, hurled his face lu his
bands nnd said:
"Now I  have no eyes,   Tell me, SltV
clnlr-who is within these walls?"
"There Is, lirsl of all, yon nnd I."        I
"Verv well,"
"Neither   of   us,"   1   continued,   "li ;
Larsan."
"Why?"
"Why?" I echoed.
"Yes, why.   Tell me.   You musl give
a  reason  why you  believe bo.    I nc- i
knowledge that  I  am not   Larsan.    I !
iltn sure of that, for I am Itouletabille;
but. face to face with ItMiilelabllle, tell '
me why you Cllllliot lie Larunn—neither i
you, nor SlOtpgerson, nor M. Darzuc,
nor Arthur Itance, nor Old  Bob, nor
Prince (.iilllrli.    Hut   we must  know
some good renson  why eacb of these
cannot be Larsan.   Only when that li
uccumpllHhed shall I be able to breathe
freely behind these stone walls!''
"Uow about the servants?" I asked.
"1 am absolutely certain that none
of them was absent trom the Fort ot
Hercules wheu Larsan appeared to
Mine. Darenc aud to M. Darzac ut the
railway station at  Hourg."
"Uwn up, Ituuletuhille," I eried,
"thut you don't [rouble yourself about
tbem because none ol their eyes were
behind the bluck spectacles,"
"He quiet, please. Vou make me
more nervous than my mother."
This phrase, uttered iu vexation,
struck me BtraQgtHy. lie resumed
meditatively:
"First, Salnclalr is not Larsan be*
cause Salnclalr was at Trepot with me
while Larsan  was at  Hourg.
"Second. Professor Stangerson Is not
Lursnu because he was ou his way
from Dijon to Lyons while Larsau was
at Hourg. As a fact, reaching i.yous
one minute before him. \J. and Mine.
Darzac saw him alight from lOe
train."
"Hut all the others, if It is necessary to prove that they were uot at
Hourg at that moment, might be Larsau, fnr all of them might have beea
at Hourg."
"First, M. Darzac was there.   Arthur '
Itance was away  from  home during
the two days which preceded the arrival  of   the   professor and   of   Darzac.    Ue arrived at Mentone just in
time to receive them (Miye. Kdith herself Informed me lu reply  to a few
careless  questions  of  mine  that   her
husband  had   been absent  those two
days ou business).   Old Hob mude his
Journey to Paris.    Prince (J a lite d was
not seen at the grottoes uor outside .
the Gardens or Babylon.
"First, let us take Darzac.'* I
"Rouletabille," | cried, "that is sacrilege!    ll is stupid!"
"1 know It!    But why?"
"Because,"  1 exclaimed, almost be-
side myself. "Larsan is a genius, we
are aware;  he  might he able to de- i
celve a detective, a journalist, a re* i
porter,  and   even   a   Itouletabille;   he ;
might  even   deceive   a   friend   under
some circumstances, | admit.   Hut he !
could   never   deceive   a   daughter  so
far that she would take him for her |
father.   Thai  ought  lo reassure you
ns to ,\L Stangerson.    Nor would  be
deceive a woman to the point of inking him for her betrothed.    And.- my
friend. Muthllde Stangerson knew M.
Darzac   and   threw   herself   Into   bis
nruis al the railway station."
"And sbe knew Larsan. too," addnl
Roulelnhille coldly.
"1 prefer rather to bentow. fot the
lake of supposition, a personality un
M Hobert Darzac which I have never
expected to fasten upon him In order
to base my argument uguiust the possibility a little more solidly. If Robert Darzac were Larsan. Larsan would
not have appeared on severul occasions to Matbllde Stangerson, for lt Is
the apparition ot Larsan tbat hns created a gulf between Matbllde Stangerson and Robert Darzac."
"Pshaw!" 1 cried.   "Of what use are
such vain reasonings when one  haa
only to open his eyes?"
"Upou whom?" he asked bitterly.
"Prince Oalltch—tbe prince from the
Black I.,-)nds."
"Prince Oalltch Is a nihilist, nnd 1
am not troubled over him lu tbe least
degree, Bender's wife told me she
knows one of three old women whom
Mme. Kdith saw in blsgrounds, 1 have
made nn Investigation. Sbe is the
mother of one ot the three men hanged at Kazan for tbe attempted assassination of the emperor. 1 have seen
tbe photograph or the poor wretches.
The other two old women are the
other two mothers."
"And Old Bob?" I asked.
"No, dear boy, no!" scoffed Rouletabllle, almost angrily. "Not he either.
Vou have noticed that he wears a wig,
1 suppose. Well, | assure you that
when my father wears a wig It will
tit him."
tbe manner lu which he looked at everything around him! Nothing es*
caped bim. And the squure tower,
tbe abode of tbe Lady lu Black, waa
tbe object of bis constant surveillance.
When M. und Mme. Durzac were uot
tn their apartment, the only key which
opened the door was in tbe keeping of
the Benders, and It wns a special kind
ot key made purposely for tbe room
within the last twenty-four hours In a
place which no one but Rouletabille
knew. He bud let no one Into the
secret
Rouletabllle wished that the watcb
might be kept also upon the rooms
of Old Bob, but the latter swore tbat
he would not be treated like n prls
oner, aud he said tbat on oo account
would be give up toe privilege of go
lng and coming to his owu rooms wbeu
he saw tit without nsking tbe keys
from tbe lodge keepers.
Mme. Edith had snld. witb ber lips
pressed together lb a narrow little
line, "But, M. Rouletabllle, my uncle
doesn't thluk that any oue Ls coming
to carry bim away!"
Rouletabllle, after asking after tbe
health of Mere Bernier, who was gathering up potatoes and puttlug thetu In
u bag, requested Pere Bernier to open
the door of the Darzaes' roum.
This wus the tlrst tliuo that 1 hud
entered the apartment. Tbe atmosphere was almost freezing. The large
room, furnished witb simplicity, cou-
tuitn.il a bul and a toilet table placed
al one of tbe two openings tu the wall
arouud which there bad formerly been
loopholes. The two windows were IU-
ted with burs of irou between which
oue could scarcely puss one's aria. Opposite tu the angle of tlie lower was
a panel, lt would have been Impossible
tor any oue to bide in this chamber unless behind this pauel. Aud the Benders
bad received orders to look every time
they Visited the room both behind the
panel and in the closet where Darzac
bung bis clothes.
Wheu we passed Into the Bleeping
room of Mme. Darzac we were absolutely certain that we bad left nothing behind us ot which we did uot
know,
Mme. Darzae's room wus smaller
tbau than that of her husband. But
lt was bright and well lighted from
tbe way tbat tbe windows were placed. As so**u as we sel foot over tbe
threshold 1 saw Rouletabille turn pale,
and he turned to me and said:
"Salnclalr, do you perceive the perfume of tbe l.ady iu Black?"
1 did not.   I perceived nothing at alb
Rouletabille, after having looked under tbe bed, gave the signal for departure and motioned us from tbe
room. He lingered for a moment, but
no longer. Bernier locked the door
with ihe tiny key, which be put iu
bis inside pocket aud tightly buttoned
bis coat over it. We made tbe tour
ot the corridors and nlso that of Old
Bob's apartment, which consisted of
a bedroom and sitting room, ns easy to
examine aud as incapable of hiding
any one us those of tbe Darzaes.
iu short and lu fart, nothing escaped Rouletabllle, and wbeu we bnd
made the rounds of the square tower
we bad left uo oue behind us save M.
■nd Mme. Beruier. One would bave
said, too, tbat there could have been
no human being iu the apartment of
the Darzaes before Bernier, a few minutes later, opened the door to Dar*
uie himself, as I um uow about to relate.
(To be continued.)
Mrs, Gnaggs—I'll never forget tlie
night you proposed to me. You acted
like a perfect fool.
Mr. Gnuggs—That wasn't acting.
The Problem
"How queer Agnes looks of late!"
"Yes; 1 can't   make   out   whether
it's   dress   reform   or   bard   luck."—
Harper's Bazaar.
Stubborn folks give but a poor imitation of the average mule.
The  Important  Point
"You   seem   anxious   lately,
love?"
Young
In a school in
town is a little gi
quickly to the u
"One 'n one:1" j
while putting th
easiest of the ai
little girt refern
person In the cla
the answer.   "Tv.
teacher.    The  lit'
dently, put up
noticed by the
polish."—Toront
But Wise
a Western Ontario
rl who has not taken
ystertes of addition.
isked the teacher,
B class through the
Iditidn tables. The
d to was the only
si who couldn't give
o 'n one?" asked the
,lc girl smiled eonti-
het hand, and when
teacher, said, "Shoe
,. Canadian Courier.
"Jlgsby showed us his young son,
and told us with great pride it wus his
heir apparent."
"Well, wasn't  it?"
"Hair apparent nothing! It. was
just a bald bab. "
The Baltic sea has the greatest
wreck record of any body of water In
the world.    It averages one a day all
the year round
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II you wanl lo seo ;i hnppy wonuui
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lln-kin Av,... Wesl  foronto.
"After tin y.ns ..I BUtTertng Irom
Kidney Disease l l> 'lievo I owe my
life i" lliu IMI. Before I begnn
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iini.'h thai I »■■ n' i nol pui on my
shoes, bul altei tutting three boxog
ol tim Pills tin ,.. troubles till
1 Bono, ll is ti pleasure for in
add ona more testimonial to
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\II(S   \l   DIXON.
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A Soft Answer
The Boss—Mr. Stubben, whon you
came in this morning I detected a
trace of liquor about your person.
The Bookkeeper—That's fine, sir!
Fine! Tlmt shows how much better,
your cold is. sir.
Hollow-ay's  Corn   I'nre  takes    thp    corn
out by the roots.   Try It and prove it.
A little nonsense for each day
Is one good rule fur health,
So we do ull attend your pluy
So ricli in laughter's wealth.
SUFFERED GREATLY FROM COLIC
Mrs. Aime Guenette, L'lmmaculee
Conception, Que., writes: "My little
boy suffered greatly from colic. I
gave him castor oil and other medicines without helping him in the
least. One day 1 saw Bnby's Own
Tablets advertised, so wrote for a
box. I found them so good that I
always keep them in the house and
would use no other medicine for
baby." The experience of Mra. Guenette has been that of thousands of
other, mothers. Not only do the Tablets cure colic, but they cure const.-! 0f£u kind k result-jn discovering
potion, vomiting, indigestion, make hthe strongest-voTeed cockerels, they
teething easy banish worms and .are KflrCLllv In.e]v to S{irve ,ueh gooj
make baby bright, active and happy. purpoBea u;s the egg4i '
The iablets are sold by medicine
dealers or by mail at 25 cents a boxj
from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
BrockviUe, Ont. '
CROWING CONTESTS.
Engllih Villng. Will Hold Queer Poultry   Competition!  This  Summer.
There will be a cockerels" chotui
during tin- coming suiunirr at Oun-
mi'W, tha okl*faslHoned Elssei town.
tamed lor its BSiociatioij with the
historic flitch oi bacon. The cockerels will be ranged in rows facing
eueh other, with a judge in Iront ol
each bird, and the cockerel that erowi
most in half au hour will win th.
prize.
It has been said that this will bt
l_*o lirst eook'Crowlna competition evei
held in England. This, however, i:
scarcely correct j for crowing oompoti
tit'iis were held in Devonshire as Ions
ago as IIRI5, and for a number of year;
past they have been popular amongst
poultry-fanciers on the continent. And
the eneks of Dun mow will have to ht
in good form if they are to beat tlu
records of some of the Devonsbin
an I continental birds. One of the Devonshire cockerels crowed ti.ty-oiu
times in seventeen minutes, while a
prize cruwer has been known to give
tongue l.J times in half an hour.
Owners of cocks with good voca!
powers take immense pains to make
their cocks crow well. Tho usual
method is to keep the birds in cages
through which no light can penetrate
although there is plenty of air. Kverj
duy the cages ure taken out into th«
o;on air and the covering immediately
removed, when the cocks Immediate!)
begin to crow loudly, under the evident impression that they bave over
slept themselves and t'..ut the dawr
is far advanced. After a quarter ol
an hour of this exertion the birds
are taken back to thc stable, and covered over again.
This goes on for severul weeks before the competition, and increase!
the bird's desire to crow long anc
loudly every time lie sees the light
Then during the competition the com
petitors are stimulated to do their ul
most hy each being shown his favorite spous?. The birds ure fed in a
'special manner peculiar to each own-
'er, the secret of which is jealouslj
guarded. A n future of finely-chopped
.beef und barley enters into the com-
'position of tin food Phosphate in various forms is also given with the food
Although cock-crowing competition:
I Intensive Farming
They used to have a fanning rule
(if forty acres ami a mule.
Results were won hy later men
Witli forty square leet and a hen.
And nowadays success we see
Willi forty inches and a bee.
On Dear Old Broadway
"Ho this is gay New York that 1
l have heard so much about ill the
I musical comedies?'1
"lt  is."
I    "And who are those sad-looking orit-
'tors?"
'They ure guy Ne.w Yorkers."
Paternal Pride
"Your  boy   wns  just  u  little—or—
wild when he was ut college, wasn't
he?"
"Oli! yes, he generally was a little
wild ut lirst. Couldn't get 'em over
th' plate, you know. Hut he always
Steadied  down  before  the game  was
oVet."
HOW'S  THIS?
We offer One Hundred  Dollars Reward
Tor any case of Catarrh that cannot be
•ureii by  llaM'H ('iitarrh Cure.
V. J. OllENBY 4 CO., Toledo. 0
We, the mult'i-niutied, have known l: J.
Oheney for the laat 15 yeara, and believe
ilm   perfectly   honorable   in   all   buaiaein
-ranaactlona and financially ahle to carry
mt any obligations made by hia flrin.
WALMNC1.  K1NNAN ft MARVIN,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0
Hall's Catarrh Cure la taken Internally,
ictim*    directly    upon    the    blood   and
nucoui   surfaces   of   the   system.    Teiti
noniala sent free.    Prica 75c per bottle,
told by all druRffiata.
\ke Hall's Family Pills for con .tip •-.on.
A ,8lltiple .and Cheap .Medicine. — A
simii''-, .-heap and i-ltvwiv,- iiivdlcine Is
something to tie dt'Mired. There la no
medicine ao effective a regulator of the
digestive system aa Pur melee's Vegetable
Pills, They are Simple, they are cheap,
tliey can lie Rot anywhere, aud their
beneficial action will prove their reconi-
uu'udution. They are the medicine of the
poor man nnd those who winh to cueape
doctors' bills will do well in giving them
a trial.
The    fellow    who    laughs    all  the
time is sure to laugh last.
Mlnard'h Liniment lumberman's friend
A collapsible berth thnt mny be
hung on the back of a ear seut has
beeu invented by a Oalifornian for
the benefit of infants being taken ou
long railroad journeys.
thnt
did
In
"You've guessed it."
"Trying to get up nerve enough to
propose?"
"No, trying to get up nerve enough
to ask my boss for a salary raise."
There's just a hair line between
some kinds of sentiment and sloppi-
ness!
Gibralter may fairly be called the
land of tunnels, there being over seventy miles of burrowed rock.
All pessimists are not married mon
—some men don't know when they are
well off.
It's hard to live within one's salary, but there's one consolation—it's
harder to live without it.
"Will you lend me twenty dollars?"
"I'm sorry, but I'm not borrowing
trouble."
CHAPTER X.
His A.ony From the Perfume
of the Lady In Black.
"I never could understand why
those (trent pyramids were built in
Egypt*'
"It never occurred lo me to Injure
that fur hack. ] can't oven understand why Home of those Western millionaires build palaces in New York."
mPDT in" ln'iui uul ot me window j
on waking ueit murnllig. Mine.
lidlth wns walking In ilie court,
Chuttlng carelessly Willi Itoule-
tflbllle und   twisting   ilie  Mem  of  a .
beautiful rose between Iier pretty lingers.    I followed H.mlelnbllle. whom I
saw on bis way lo inn Me Ills Inspection
Of  the  square   lower.     I   found   lilm
quite culm and entirely master of bim- I
s.lf-lllul  also entirely   the   master of !
bis eyes.    It was worth while io see ■
It is well lo know thnt alcohol will
remove an obstinate porous plaster,
and the unsightly stains which it often leaves, when soap and wuter (all.
Hunday School Teacher—If you are
ii good boy, Willie, you will go to
heaven and have a gold crown on
your head.      .
Willie—Not for mine, then. I had
one of them things put ou a tooth
once.
"DODD'S
fKIDNEY
What a terrible standard we set
for our children when we remind
them of the perfection of our childhood days.
Maud—I wasn't aware
knew Mr. Jones? Where
meet him?
Kate—Oil, I fell in with him while
skating.—Boston Transcript.
Keep Minard's Liniment In the house
"Why did the father of that young
heiress make a professed politician
her guardian?"
"Because I suppose ho thought he
would better guard her property."
"How did ho make that out?"
"He reasoned that mere force of
habit would cause him to look after
the precincts of his ward."
purposes us the egg-day ing eompeti
tions which have been held for sonnj
years past, and which have proved
that thero is an advance in the laying powers of the pcvcltiy in this country for egg jiroducton. In an egg-
laying competition the hens are kept
in speeial pens, and the' secretary
knows nothing about the ownership
of any bird. As each egg is laid in
an ingeniously-constructed trap-nest
he is able to credit each pullet with
its own egg, which is numebered with
the number on the hen's foot. What
the bird says to itself when it finds
t-ie egg vanish cannot be said in cold
type. Tlie eg^s are weighed and registered, three points being given foi
every egj of 1 3-4 ounces, and one
pcint for an egg under thut weight
—Tit-Bits.
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Mothers, do you realize the
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tender, easily irritated .kin?
Neglect or unsuitable methods
may give rise to simple rashes
or tiny sores. Torturing, disfiguring humors follow and
threaten to become permanent.
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To drive blrdfl out. of an orchard an
Australian school teacher has patent-
' ed an electric scarecrow, a clock mnk*
j ing connection at intervals with bells
HCatlorod through tho trees.
J    "Would  you  marry     for    moneyp"
1 asked one girl of another.
"Not I; I want bruins!" was the re-
1 ply.
"Yes, 1 should think so," said the
llrst speaker, "if you don't want to
marry for money!"
The University of Berlin has nearly
8,0(1(1 students, Munich nearly 7,000,
Leipslc 4,600, Bonn 4.000, Heidelberg
2,400. In the principal universities of
the empire about 55,000 students nre
now enrolled.
"Bron" and ths "Terriers."
Lord Lucas—known to his intimate"
as "Bron"—who goes from the Wai
Office to the Colonial Offlce on account of the recent political changes,
is never likely to forget his experience of actual warfare, for during the
South African campaign, when he
was acting as correspondent to The
London Times, ho lost a leg. His
lordship is only thirty-five years of
age, but hns already proved himself
a capable Minister, nnd one of the
mo.st ardent supporters of Lord Hal-
dune's Territorial scheme. Which
recalls a story. He was asking a
meeting to help the Territorial movement, and in a moment cf inspiration appeal to the younger ladies
present to reserve their smiles for
those who were Territorials. There
was a ripple of merriment, and then
.some  hidden  thought crossing  Lord
| Lucas's mind brought n smile to hi-
face,   while   the   audience,   realizing
\ thnt the tall,  handsome young poll-
''. tician before them wus himself n
bachelor, roared with laughter. Lord
Lucaa enjoyed the situation us much
1 u anyone.
Bsat'rng and Growing.
i Persons concerned as to the small-
ness of their stature may take heart
' from the experiences ol Jeffrey Hudson, of whom a likeness has lately
' been acquired by tho National Por*
trait Gallery. After reaching the nga
of seven, when he wns 18 inches high,
he did not grow at all until his 13th
f year. Then, according to his bio-
grapher, "he was made a captive at
< sea by a Turkish rover, and having
| been conveyed to Barbary, was them
; sold as a slave, in which condition
he  passed  many years,  exposed  to
i many hardships, much labor and frequent beating. He now shot up in a
little time to that height of stature
which he remained at in his old age,
about three {eet nine inches, the
cunso of which he himself ascribed to
tho severity he cxncriemvd during his
captivity."—Pall  Mall UuiEeitc.
8now In Turkey.
In tho Interior of Turkey snow Is
packed In trenches In wiuter and covered with pint; needles. It is thus
preserved until warmer weather and
la theu used aa Ice.
Kosciusko.
Kosciusko died In Switzerland,
where lie hud settled, Oct. 17, 1817,
us a result of an accidental fall from
i horse. Ile was seventy-one years
ild at lhe time of tils deutb. At
Oracon there la a mound of earth 150
reel high raised to tils memory. It la
ompused of soil brought from various
battlefields on wblcb Poles bad fought
tor tbeir uation a I liberty.
A collector of postage stamps, pos-1
sessing 12,544 specimens, desires to
contract u marriage with a young
lady, also a collector, who has the i
blue Mauritius stamp of 1847. No |
other need apply.—Advertisement in
the Figaro.
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 I
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he got up and started to go out, when
the waiter asked him to pay for what
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"Why, I gave you the dumpling for
Ihe pie," he answered.
"Yes, but then you should pay for j
the dumpling," argued the waiter.
■ "That wouldn't be right, for I did
not ent the dumpling," retorted the
man as ho went out.
The waiter—not being very quick
at figures—couldn't see anything
wrong with this reasoning, nnd yet he
found that- he was five cents out.
What do you make of it?
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Alaarla and Britlah Qalumala tiwna   Wrlta Ul tar ccndltloni and prlcM THE PROSPECTOR. CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMMA
The Emperor
of the Air
Story of an Aviator Who Wu
Too Ambition.
By ALLEN a LANOND
Copyright by American Praaa Assouan.,11, ML
It was uiy part for months to uso a
party trlepliono wire will, all Its annoyances. I huve nulled for linlr an
tour at a Unit- wlillo Iwo woiurn discussed a domestic problem or bit ot
•caudal before being able to call up
aouje one rrltb wbotn 1 ueeded to com
munli-ate luimedintely.
M» telephone Is in the upper hall,
near my bedroom. One night I waa
■wakened by a stnirp ring. Jumping
out ot bed. I went to tbe telephone and
took up tbe receiver.
"Wellr" I said.
No reply.
"Hello, central!"
No reply.
"Uellol Hello! Did you rail me upT'
Tben there was a lot of clicking, at
the end of which a woman's voice
•aid:
"for heaven's sake, John, come at
once!   Bring help."
My name Is not John, and I knew the
message was not for roe, but some one
was ln trouble, aud 1 realized the Importance of gettlug the address at
once.
"Where shall I come?" I asked.
"Why, I'm Ethel.   I'm at home."
"Where la your home!"
"Ob, dear -85 Merton avenue!"
There wus a click, but as the connection was not broken 1 inferred that
the receiver hud been dropped rather
than shut off. Then I heard a dialogue
between a mnn and the woman wbo
bad been talking to me. The man
•poke flrst:
"I'm tbe emperor of the air. In my
aeroplane 1 ride above the clouds. 1
am always at war with tbe worms
crawling ou the face of the earth.
Wben I like 1 swoop down and slay
J>&\\.V _0«1£S
"ABU YOU THI RUPEROR Of TBI AIR?"
tbem wilb Ore and sword or from my
eyrie In lhe sky drop bombs upon
them."
1 did not beur this plainly and distinctly aa I have written lt 1 ".imply
gathered enough to Ull It out Tben
tbe woman said:
"Oo lo bed. Vou have to fly up to
Mara tomorrow. Don't you remem-
ber-lbe Martians have sent for you?"
"You are right. 1 have nearly 3D,-
000.000 miles to make. When I return
1 shall publish au account ot my trip.
1 ahall tell the world all about tbe
Martian canals. 1 shall eolve tbe
great planetary problem of tbe age."
"So yon will. Now go to bed and
get a good rest preparatory to your
Journey."
"Ethel, you're trying to fool me. If
you say anything more I'll kill you.
Do you suppose that I. the emperor
of tbe air, need restl I'm not mortal.
I'm Ihe embodiment of one wbo flew
np over tbe Andes and never came
down. He was received up Into heav
en and there given tbe secret that
made bim emperor of tbe air. I am
he. No htimnn being shall trammel
me In my flights. Say another word
aud this shall be sheathed In your
breast."
Frum the sounds 1 then beard tbe
man eeemed to be driving the woman
out of the room.
There was a mingling of voices as
they receded until tbey were losL A
door that before had been closed had
probably been left open aa the two
persona went om, for 1 beard a clock
ticking, and presently lt struck II.
Tben I heard voices again—otber
voices evidently tn a different locality.
"la tbat you, Tilly?"
"Yea.   You're Maud?"
"Yea, I'm Maud. I've Just got a letter from Sam. He says we must be
married on the 13th and sail the aame
•venlng.   lan't It terrible?"
"What'i terrible?"
"Why, to be married and go on a
wedding trip on the unlucky 18th."
It was evident that the scene hod
changed and I wae likely to get no
further Information of tbe woman In
distress. 1 dropped the receiver, ran
Into my roam, dressed, and, having
written down tbe address 1 bad received tbat I might not forget It, Milled forth to afford relief to the troubled one. I knew of no eucb street
•• Merton avenue, but reasoned that
It was not far from me, since Its phone
was on tbe same party wire.
There la ene thing about tha mat-
tar that I have not mentioned. Tha
voice was one of the softest, most melodious I ever heard. While I wu
Ustenlng to lt, while dressing and aa
I milled forth I could bear the poor
girl—for the voice scorned to Indicate
tbat ibe was a glrl-pleadlng with tha
man to go to bed and get the needed
rest for his Journey to the planet Man.
It waa evident to me that she waa shut
up with a lunatic, and I dreaded lelt
•be be murdered before I could reach
ber.
1 balled an empty hack, told the
driver to take me to 80 Merton avenue and be quick about It De aaked
me where It waa, and 1 told Um It
wu at Merton avenue.   Ba must find
It. and Bnd it at once. I would pay
double fare. Witb this I got into the
back, banged tbe door, and the coachman drove on. Where to go be didn't
seem to know any more than 1 did.
After going back nnd forth a tew
times and turning several corners he
bailed a policeman, wbo sent him ln a
different direction from any he bad
yet followed. My flrst thought was to
tuke the policeman with me. but some-
bow I couldn't bring myself to share
witb uny une the pleasure of relieving
a woman iu distress—that ls, if lt
would not be too late for any one to relieve ber.
The driver Dually stopped In tbe middle of the street 1 opened tbe door
aud asked:
"Well, have you found Merton avenue?"
"This Is Merton avenue, sir," was the
reply, "but I can find the number."
He drove back und forth, while It
aeemed to me thnt I should go wild
with Impatience. Then, suddenly catching sight of u number lu a lighted
trnusom—78— I Jumped from the hack
and hurried along tbe street till 1
found No. 85. The bouse stood by
itself, no other being within a hundred
yards. 1 run up tbe steps aud tried
the door. It was locked. Desiring to
enter without ringing, I went around
to the rear aud fortunately found a
window unlocked. Entering, 1 ran
Into tbe lower hall und stole softly upstairs.   I heard voices.
The only weapon I had brought with
me was a stuull rope. Armed with
this, 1 suddenly appeared at the door
of tbe room within wblcb I heard the
voices aud exclaimed:
"A message for tbe emperor of the
air!"
In the room, pacing back and forth
and brandishing a knife, waa a young
mau about twenty years old. A girl
of eighteen was following him about
talking with bim In a voice of great
distress. Both turned at once on hearing my voice.
"Are you tbe emperor of the air]"
I nsked of tbe man.
"1 am."
"1 have been sent by the king of
space, tbe realms of Infinite etber, to
guide you to a new machine, a machine that wlll bear yon not only to
Mars, a neighboring planet but to
Neptune, tbe most distant and tbence
to tbe fixed stars."
My reference to his proposed trip to
Mars awakeued confidence ut once.
"Where Is this machine?" he asked.
"I am deputed by tbe king of space
to conduct you to lt Come. I bave
a carriage below. You must depart
before the break of dawn."
The knife dropped from bis hand.
Instead of using It ou tbe girl be kissed ber and followed me dowu to tbe
carriage. Having whispered to tbe
coachman to drive us to a police station. I got lu beside the emperor. On
arrival at tbe station 1 beckoned to a
policeman, who came to tbe carriage.
"This Is tbe emperor of the air," 1
said, pressing tbe policeman's arm by
way of warning, "ltemaln here while
1 go Inside.   I'll be out directly."
I told tbe sergeant at tbe desk my
story. We bunted up the uddress of
an Insane asylum, and ln half an hour,
without eveu ustug tbe rope weapon 1
had provided, we bad bim uuder confinement
From tbe asylum 1 drove back to
tbe bouse from which 1 bad removed
tbe patient Though It was late, 1
knew tbe young lady would be waiting for a report of what bud happened. On arrtral I rang tbe bell and
was admitted by ber. Bhe questioned
me eagerly with ber eyes. 1 told ber
that tbe young man was where he
would be safe from himself and could
not injure others. Tben 1 asked ber
to explain matters.
"He li my brother," Bhe said. "Unfortunately he bas sufficient means to
Indulge In aviation. Bla ambition baa
been to sail higher In tbe air than any
one else. Last Saturday be broke tbe
record, but ln toucblng ground be
struck a telegraph pole, which broke
hia machine and Injured bim severely.
Within the past few days be has acted
so strangely that tbe servants became
afraid ot bim, and nil left ua tn a
body yesterday. Tonight, or, rather,
last night, be became violent I attempted to call up my brother-in-law,
John Uoodlng, bnt somehow got you
by mistake—at least you beard me."
After locking the house 1 escorted
Miss Ethel Houghton to tbe borne of
her brother-in-law, awakened the family, and sbe remained there for tbe
night. Tbe next dny I called upon ber
lo assure myself tbut she bad not suffered from ber distressing experience,
but found tbat the reaction bad kept
ber ln bed.
The rest of thla atory b) not to ba
told except so far ns lt concerns the
young aviator. Ue recovered within
a brief period, but waa persuaded by
bla sister to let aviation alone, Bhe
had hnd enough of It, and ber brother
understood that It would be Impossible for him to Indulge In lt without j
great distress to her, to say nothing of
tha probability of Ita undermining ber
health. i
Aa to that part of tha atory which<
1 have said Is not to ba told, I will
•Imply uy tbat I owe tha great happiness and auccesa of my Ufa to tbat
wblcb I formally decrlad-a party telephone wire.	
A Clergyman'! Qheit Story.
A ghost story waa told by Itev. E.
Singleton, D.D., In a sermon delivered
at the Boston harvest festival. Dr.
Singleton believes that angels minister to people, and that they are reluctant to speak ol their experiences.
One man, however, had spoken to him
about an adventure of the kind. He
was u clergyman, and bad occasion
to drive down u lonely mountain side.
The night was pitch-dark. He could
scarcely see, and when ho came to a
bad part of the road ho distinctly lelt
a hand that took the horse's rein, and
drow it to ono side of tbe road. He
went on a few yards, und the rein be-
came loose. The next day, when ho
came back, whut happened? A tree
had fallen over that spot, and if he
hud gone on he would huve been dashed down u precipice.
A Rare Cheek.
At (luy's Hospital, London, ls a patient for whom a new cheek is being
provided. After an operation he was
left with a large hollow, devoid of
ikin, in the check.    Ten days ago a
fiicce of skin was partially removed
rom the biceps, says The Dully Mail,
and stitched to the side of tho nosu
and mouth. The arm was stnippid in
position against the head, and there
it will remain until the transfer is
complete.
FETE-DIE- IN PRISON.
Hew the Holy Day li'Observed In
Montreal Prison.
There are all sorts of reasons for
going to jail. Probably the last one
that would occur to the average miud
as a motive for entering those gloomy
precincts is a motive of piety. Yet it
we* this and no other—though perhaps a pardonable leaven of curiosity
was mingled with it ia some cases—
which attracted over a hundred visitors recently ou the "Fete-Dieu" or
festival of thc Blessed Sacrament—to
the Women's .lull on Fullum street,
Montreal, conducted by the Sisters of
the Good Shepherd, to witness the
solemn religious celebration of the
holy day.
To muny of the strangers present
this was a first glimpse of prison lite,
and it wus so different from their preconceived notions of such a grim institution, that had they not been informed of the purpose of the building,
tew would huve suspected its penal
character.
At three o'clock the assembled visitors were conducted to the third lloor,
places being assigned to them in the
galleries overlooking the body of the
chapel, which was already tilled with
the prisoners, women ot ull ages from
thirteen to fifty or over, und the penitents, about equal in number, who,
after the expiration of their term ol
imprisonment, voluntarily remain
with the sisters to do penauce for
tbeir misdeeds and learn some useful
trade. The prisoners, in neat dark
blue or brown uniforms, made with
little shoulder-capes (the color indicating the nationality, English ot
French-speaking, with black net veils
on their heads and each wearing a
medal suspended from a ribbon round
her neck, lilled one-half of the chapel.
The penitents, on tlie right side, wore
black dresses und white veils, with
light blue medal ribbons. The sisters
in churge wear robes of spotless white
wool, those in the cloister being distinguished by the black veil. The
white altar, lavishly decorated with
flowers and lit with many candles,
showed richly against the crimson
carpeted sanctuary. A male choir in
the gallery led tho musical portion oi
the service, the prisoners und penitents singing the responses with surprising fervor and sweetness. The
celebrant and his assistants, in gold-
colored vestments, were attended by
white-Burpliced acolytes and choir
boys in red cassocks carrying beautiful lamps.
The great feature of the Fete-Dieu
celebration is the procession, when
the Sacred Host is carried aloft by
tho priest in a gold onteusorium as an
act of public worship and devotion to
the Holy Sacrament.
Two sisters led the way, followed
by the prisoners, the penitents and
the other sisters, all carrying lighted
candles and hymn-books. The choir,
choir boys, acolytes, incense-bearers
and priests came last, the visitors following respectfully as the procession
filed out of the chapel, through the
long corridors, shining with cleanliness, and hung for the occasion with
lings, banners and garlands of flowers.
All through the immense building,
upstairs and down, in and out of the
large assembly and community
rooms, nnd along the apparently-endless lines of corridors wound tlie solemn procession, the Moating incense
and the sweet chanting of the hymns
penetrating to the remotest corners of
the prison. Then out on one of the
wide verandahs and down the steps
to the vast garden it passed, into the
bright sunshine and verdure of the
lovely May afternoon. At the east
end a large crucifix is raised, and in
the centre of the soutli wall a covered
statue of St. Joseph und the Holy
Child forms a sort of open oratory.
Throughout the whole ceremony the
behavior of the prisoners was as decorous and reverent as possible, not
the slightest hitch or interruption occurring to mar the beauty and solemnity of the celebration.
Returning to the buildings, the procession re-entered the chapel, where
a solemn benediction was given, followed by the singing of the "Te
Deum," the heartiness of the voices
giving decided warmth and significance to the magnificent hymn ol
praise.
A Literary Sensation.
Mr. Charles A. Mugrath, the stalwart member of the House of Commons for the constituency of Medicine
Hat, whose book on the immigration
question has been one of the literary
sensations of the season in political
circles, is the son of a man who was
very well known ln his life time
throughout the Province of Quebec
and Eastern Ontario—Mr. Bolton Ma-
grath, of Aylmcr, inspector oi Protestant schools in the Province of Quebec. The latter was a keen-witted
Irish gentleman of the old school, aud
hiB humorous speeches and bright Bailies were the life of many otherwise
dry proceedings at the annual conventions of Quebec and Ontario teachers. His son, who was brought up aa
p. land surveyor, went to the Northwest thirty years ago, and from ordinary surveying and engineering work,
became connected with irrigation aud
railway interests in Southern Alberta,
and has been for years manager of the
Alberta Coal & Huilwuy Co. at Lethbridgo, which controls all the minea
and most of the Irrigation systems
uud railways in the vicinity of that
city. In IrllD ho married Mabel L.
tiult, daughter ol the late Sir A. T.
Hull, who waa the founder of the Alberta Coul & ltailway Co. He waa a
member of the old Northwest Legislative Assembly lor two terms, aud
was tlrst elected to the House ol Commons in the Conservative interest at
the last general elections.
Jame.on'l Wit
Dr. Jatnicson, M.P.P. tor South
Grey, got a good one ofl on Col. Hugh
Clark, M.P.P. lor Centre Bruce. It
was immediately after the elections ol
1008. His riding adjoins Centre Bruce.
"People talk about the selfishness
ol politicians," he laid, "but I did
something for you that lew politicians
would do."
"That so*"
"Yes. There il a family ol father
and two sons who had property in
my riding and in yours. They moved
from one place to the other frequently, snd it wus just a question where
they should vote. I talked to the old
man about It and told him I was sale
but you wero not, and that they had
better vote in Centre Bruce."
"That was very good indeed of
you," gratefully acknowledged the
colonel.
"Yes, I think mysell it was." replied the doctor, "but, ol course, 1
iwas not sure how they were going te
vote."—Star Weekly.
Clou.
Wc know s man who any> that the
closer you try to get to a Bostonian
the more distant thc latter becomes,
but we do not believe it. We did business witb a Bostonian once, and he
was even closer than we ware, and
that ia going soma.
FITTING THE EWES
FOR EARLY LAMBS.
OLD-TIME RIOTS.
Among the problems tbut confront
tbe early lamb grower tbe oue of feed-
lug holds a prominent place. It Is
necessary to keep tbe sheep in good
condition, yet not too fat, aud after
tbe lumbs ure dropped to force both
sheep and lambs to tbeir greatest capacity until tbe lambs ure ready for
market, writes H. P. King in Couutry
Gentleman. How tbis can be done
best and nlso most economically Is a
question on which there might be
great difference of opinion, but it la
my purpose here to describe a method
thnt has been applied successfully for
several years uud one which seems
economical.
As soon us the sheep a.:c housed in
the Tall they are fed clover hay la the
morning und corn fodder at night, care ■
being taken to feed only what they
wlll eat up clean.
Tbey huve free access to snlt and
water all tho time. Tbe cornstalks
were grown lu drills about three feet
npnrt, ou which a good muny ears
have formed. Tbe stalks from the
parts of tho Held In general on which
grew the poorest nnd smallest ears are
fed before lambing and those with the
best ears after. This avoids feeding
too much corn before the heavier feeding ls begun. The sheep hnve no tl I Hi -
culty In husking the corn or getting
It off the colt, and they certainly waste
less than the ordinary corn shelter.
This feeding Is continued with little
variation until a few days after the
lambs are dropped unless bean pods
are available, in which case they are
substituted occasionally for the night
feeding of fodder.
As soon as possible after the lambs
are dropped the sheep with lambs nre
placed tf. .^na by themselves nnd
heavier fe* tit'ig Is begun. At flrst only
a light fee \ cf oats and bran ls given
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The Dorset sheep la a survival of
a white faced, horned, short wooled
English breed that has descended
unmixed from a remote period. It
ls rather larger and longer legged
than tin) Down race. The ewes are
prolific and produce their young
earlier than most breeds. They are
hardy, quiet, good feeders and readily adapt themselves to lew conditions.
once a day, but this Is gradually Increased until they ore fed both morning and night all they will stand. Any
Indication of overfeeding, however,
will cause a drop In the feeding for a
few days. Then, In connection with
this feeding of oats and bran, more
corn fodder ls fed and stalks having
the best developed ears of corn. This
feeding is continued until the lambs
are shipped. Then the sheep are nt
once Borted out Into pens by themselves and put back on the old feed
of hay and stalks and kept so until
tbey are turned out in the spring.
This method of feeding saves n great
expense in the handling of the com,
and the heavy feeding Is continued
only during the time that is necessary
for growing the lambs-a period of
from five to nine weeks. It Is often
necessary, however, to stop tbe feeding of cornstalks at intervals of a
few dnys before lambing, aB the sheep
are apt to become too fat and have
more milk than tho youug lambs can
take at lirst. In general, tbe be'tcr
the condition of the sheep before lambing the quicker the lamb will be ready
for market.
Cabbage Por Cows.
Cabbage Is an excellent cow feed
and If properly handled will not taint
the milk or butter, says the Kansas
Farmer. Fed on pasture or Immediately after milking lt gives no flavot or
taint. It can be fed several hours before milking with no bad results. It
should not he stored In thn barn or
milking quarters and should not bo
fed until nfter the milk has been removed from thc barn. It hns a iro*
toln value above most vegetables rnd
Is n profitable dairy feed when rightly
bundled.
The  Bonei Are Genuine.
The opening up of a grave on St.
Anne's Island, -uid to contain tlie
bonus of the great Chief Teeumseh,
brought considerable criticism on certain Wullaeoburg citizens about a
year ago. St. Anne's Island is a Inw,
Hat piece oi land ill the river channel
oil west of Wullnceburg and had often been claimed to bu tlte burial
place ol the Indian chief. Those who
conducted tlie work of digging up the
bones felt certain that they hml thu
actual remains of Tcoumseh, hut there
was instant criticism from various
parts, not only over the unauthorized
desecration ol Uie grave, but also over [
the possibility ul tlie'bones not being
those of Teeumseh at all, [
It is now  stated  lhat the  Hi.ard ol |
Trade of. the town will bring forward |
evidence   to   proVO   that   uo   mistake
was made in opening the grave, and
that it is really tlie bones of Tecum*
seh which were found.
i'nr! of this proof will be In an affidavit concerning the statement made
hy an aged Indian woman that tlie
bones in the griiVO were those of To-
cumscli. This old squaw ih said to
have been prewnt when the grave
wits opened and to hnve made iier
statement there as well as elsewhere
that the'seaichers were on the right
track. Her statement is said to have
been most emphatic in this respect,
and this may count in showing the
truth oi thc matter-
When London Has Bttn In a Turmall
ol Violence.
"Such things could not happen
here," says tho modem Londoner
comfortably, as he reads tho descriptions of the street-fighting in Berlin,
and the wild charges of the police on
the populace.
Perhaps his faith is justified, but
London has had its share of street
rioting in ts time, although when the
troops or the police have come into
conflict witit the mobs the result has
Usually been u speedy and comparatively bloodless peace.
A glance through the "Talks About
Old London," which has given us
many vivid pictures of the recent past,
will convince anyone that, well within living memory, tho English capital
has had its populur disturbances of
serious  import.
lu his leminisccncea "T.J.D.," of
Marylebone, referred to the Reform
riots of 1-W)    He said:
"The angriest mob I ever saw was
in Hyde Park at the time of 'Weeping WalpoleV fiasco, when the railings were palled down, trees, shrubs,
und (lowers uprooted, and the clock
dial in the I'ark lane lodge smashed—
and. lust, hut not least, air Hiehard
May tie, tho commissioner ol police,
hud his eye hudty blacked.
"But tho military, horso and foot,
wero out ou that eventful night, I
had a friend in the Guards who gal*
loped in with tho rest from Knights*
bridge  barracks."
Another exciting time was described by Mr. K. J. Keates:
"1 wonder how many of tho present
residents of St. George's Kast remember the Bryan King riots at the parish
church in Cannon street:1" he says.
"Their origin appeared to have beeu
tho appointment of Rev. Hugh Allen,
a neighboring clergyman of very broud
views as afternoon lecturer. This
raised the ire of Rev. Bryan King,
the rector of St. George's, who objected to Mr. Allen entering his pulpit.
"This action was resented by the
latter's friends, and recriminations
took place, and hymn books wero freely used as missiles, and a large body
of police was requisitioned to keep
order. These riots were continued over
a long period, and wero only ended
by the bishop removing Mr. Bryan
King to another sphere of labor."
In 1855 there were dangerous riots
in the Kast End, and Mr. Chas. Kdward, in the 369th "Talk of Old London," said of them:
"At that time tho Bread Riots were
spreading terror all round. At night
sometimes rumors of a contetnpluted
raid would Hy round, and before going
to bed wo would barricade our doors
and windows, and pile the furniture
against them for protection.
"Then, following them, came the
Fenian scares. 1 was ono of the speeial constables sworn in, and it was
our duty ut uight to parade ubout in
parties in reudiness lor auy emergency.
"Wo wore white bauds on our arms
and carried staves. London wus a
dreudful place iu those dark duys."
"F.D.," of Wimbledon, iu the 897th,
Talk gave a vivid account of the fum
oua Chartist Riots.
"One of my most vivid recollections," he says, "is of the Chartist
Riots sixty years ago. A greut meet*
ing took place at Kensington Common
before a disorderly crowd started out
to present a petition to tlio House.
Fergus O'Connor, fiery and enthusiastic, rode on horseback at the head oi
the procession.
"Red banners, bearing riotous inscriptions, waved over the heads of
the rubble, aud hero and there the
'red cap of liberty' danced on top of
a pole. I was present at the Chartist meeting in Blackfriars road, at the
corner of Webber street, when a cab
drove up uud a well-known newspaper
proprietor and solicitor stopped out.
They both addressed the crowd, aud
were afterwards tried at the OU
Bailey.
"Then there was a great riot in
Bishop Bonner'!- fields—an open space
in those days, but now built upou.
Many a man hud hia head broken
there.
"Tho imposing procession that
marched from Kenning ton met with
iin inglorious fate. When it reached
Westminster Bridge tho horse police
rod j in amongst them and scattered
them to (he four winds, banners and
ull. No one heard much of the Chartists ufter that."
BROOKS' BUSH GAN3 DAYS.
Scarboro  Pioneers  Had a Hard Road
to Travel.
To be a Scarboro uld boy and look
tht part, a fellow has to be about six
fe-Jt in height and weigh about 300
pound-j. There were some big husky
fellows among the crowd of ofd boys,
wh) met at the annual banquet held
at the Clyde Hotel in Toronto recently.
Farmers and market gardeners most
of   them   with   bronzed  and   weather-
tunned  faces,   they   had  gathered   together for a good time and the had it.
O   for   the   fairy   visions,
O for the crimson glow,
O  for the golden day  dreams
of fifty years ago I
i-o runs un old sung, but talk for a
w....e with a Scarboro uld buy and
he will tell you that there was little
time fur "lairy visions",or "gulden
day dreams" in Scarboro fifty years
ago.
"Not much else but hard work in
those days, we had a little fun at
limes but that time came too rarely,
togging bees and barn-raising was
ubout all we could find time fur then,"
said  a  pioneer.
"Holidays—we might huve a picnic
In the hush ur maybe see a quuiting
match.
" 'Twos an awful road between Scarboro and York in those days from
the Kingston roud tu Church street.
I'here was mud up tu thu axles ui the
wagons.
"When I was a boy there was a bad
gang ui men uini women who liv-'d in
what was known as Brooks Bush in
those days, it was ue,ar the Danforth
road. Farmers on the way home from
York was waylaid aud robbed by
men, und women too, who belonged
to tni.*. gang.
"Whisky was cheap in those days
und good, but it had a good deal to
du with the wicked men uf this gang
"Why, 1 remember an uncle of mine
who went into York wit.i a load ol
grain, which he sold at a good price
and In addition to this stroke of busi
ness, he hired u recently arrived Irishman, It was getting late when they
left Yolk, aud on the way home thej
were accosted by two men who asked
fur a lift in the wagon. They volunteered the information that they wen
looking  for   work.
"After proceeding about a mile
along the road they came to dense
bush. There was a "hoot" giveu by
one of tlie two men and two othei
rough-looking fellows sprang out from
the shadow of the trees and grubbed
the team  by  the  head.
"Just then tbe two men in the wagon found the 'work' they were looking for. Oue struck the Irishman
with a club, ..nocking him clean out
uf the wagon, while the others attacked  the fanner,  and  rubbed  him.
"Bulli the fanner and his hired man
escaped alive, but they were laid up
for many a day.
"The gang got cleaned out at the
finish, 'ihey became too bold and ont*
tllgllt they rubbed and murdered a
. . Hogan who was au M.I'. at the
time of his death. They threw him
over the old wooden bridge that spanned tlie Don. I well remember thc
chunk uf blood-stained wood thut was
cut out of tne bridge at the place
where his hi. 'y had rested before being  dropped   into   the   river.
"The police got after the gang then,
and one of them, a man named Brown
was hanged, out in the open near
Berkeley street and Front. He was
an innocent man. It was one of the
women in the gang that struck tie'
blow thut killed Hugan. She confessed long afterwards.
The rest of the gang, with the exception of a woman, who turned informer,   were  sent  to   Kingston."
SUCH   A  PRETTY  GOWN.
Worn by Miss Dt Sousa
In    "Tht    Commuters."
OP    IW.**:     ICARQflRETTB    OTC"!    «HADED
MAUVE BATIK.
Thla Atligtttfft.* model Is charming
either for a simple evening dress or foi
a house frock and Is developed 'rom
marquisette In u lovely shade of rose
hung over shaded mauve satin. The
skirt is slightly gathered from a normal waist line and weighted et the bottom with an embroidered band picked
out lu rose, mauve shades und dull
gold thread. Ahout the low, round
neck nnd short sleeves of tho peasant
waist is a like banding lu u narrow
width. The crushed belt Is of mauve
satin.
The gown Im worn by Miss De Sousa
lu "The Commuter," one of the successful New York plays of the season.
The Best Month In the Year.
There are three months in the
twelvemonth wherein lovesick couples
desire particularly to be wed: they are
May, June and October.
October is the best month. It commands the open grate; it hns the apple, the chestnut; it tempts one to the
chilly invitation . of frost. Aud the
man is no man who cannot respond
to the cull of the cold. Let every boy
remember his enrly days—how he lay
in the garret, or attic—and endured
the pangs of chill. Did it do him any
harm', Uid anything come to him
but endurance?
In October occurs big things. We
find chestnuts beginning to burst; we
have the apples at their best; the
pumpkin is really yellow aud ready
lor the pie. The other nuts ure getting ripe and yearning for us. So in
this month of mouths we have at once
the vintage of the year and the great
pleasure of its cool climate. It is the
month of marriage, thc month of lute
watermelons und thu delicate cabbage.
(n Hugh Clerk's Town.
Col, Hugh Clark, M.P.P., Is famous (or his bou mots. His dry ob-
sor v it tions have convulsed on many
occasions political gathering! and social assemblies. Bather late une night
in his home town ol Kincardine lie
was faking a strull in company with
Hon. Mr. Hunnu. Tbey were passing
a hank when tho Provincial Secretary noticed that one of the windows
was raised to a considerable height.
He stopped to Investigate, ami added
that such an .videhi f carelessness
on the part of a janitor ur clerk was
inexplicable.
"Perhaps," ho ventured, "some one
is in the bank now preparing to rob
the vault. There is no light iu tint
premises, 1 really wonder v.hat else
that window can bo up Ior."
"Don't alarm yourself," coolly re-
Joined this companion, "The thing is
simple That window is open tu let
In a draught."
Halibut Fishing.
Halibut are commercially nexl 111
importance to the salmon as a I'acl*
[ie coast sea food, and they are found i
In great numbers in the north Pacific
Ocean. But as yet only those hanks
must easily reached have been fished,
and they only to a limited extent.
Tho halibut taken average about Wl
pounds, although Ihey have been
known to weigh as high us 300 pounds,
The larger ones are, however, not
quite so good for commercial pur*
00881*.
Fighting  the   White   Plague.
Ei-cry year the Qreat White Plagui
exacts Its dreadful toll of thousands
of thc bright youth of this great Canadian land, 'lhat such a blight ua
tuberculosis should annually in ike
such inroads into the homes of the
people who dwell in a dominion of
fresh air and open places, is one ol
the  anomalies of our national  life.
A force militant against the ravaging disease is the Canadian Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis, of which Karl Grey is honorary president. Guided in other olli-
cial capacities by excellent medical
direction, this organization has been
campaigning for sanitoriums and
stirring up interest among lhe people
of the country. What progress it has
made will be described at the annual
meeting on Thursday and Friday
May 18 and 19, in London, Out.
The executive urges representatives
of municipalities to inspect the Queen
Alexandra Sanitorlum, at London,
which is a model uf all a tuberculosis
hospital should be.
New Curtain  Material!.
As colonial nnd mission furnishings
are those approved just now, tbe window draperies that accompany them
are of a simple nature—expensive material may be used, but the effect must
bo that of simplicity; otherwise thero
is u Jarring note. For these coloulnl
rooms the sash curtain coining eveu
with the window ledge ls used.
The designs in the cut will give the
housewife seeking for curtains an excellent Idea of what is new lu this line.
The fillet design at the top of the Illustration Ir a decided novelty. Swans
and birds are the unique features of
Mr. Jarvis' Regalia.
When   Sheriff's   Officer  Jarvis   was j
required   by   Mr.   Justice  Hiddcll   to
attend   the   York   County   Assizes   in
cooked hat and sword, the dignity uf
the court did not suffer, and the pro- j
oeedlngs   became   Uie   more   pictur- '
esque.
But not every High Court judge
attaches the same importance to the
oflleer's personal appearance,
Mr.  Jarvis seldom fails to attract
attention, even  when  attired  in  his 1
sedate and routine black, without thc ;
accoutrements.
Two judges ul thc High Court pre- j
Bided recently in Assiie Courts iu Uie
City Hall.   Mr. Jarvis was iu this re-
f:aha   to  salute  and  then  escort  bis
ordflhlp.    Chief Justice Meredith up* ■
pearod,    Mr.   Jarvis   did  the   proper
thing,  and  did   it  gracefully,  falling
in behind us the chief justice passed, I
Hut Mr. Jarvis did not see Mr. Justice Kiddell, who was following.   Thfl
chief justice did, and said; "Brother I
Kiddell, isn't this man attached tu the
wrong judge?"
Mr. Justice Kiddell laughed in turn. '
He is oue of the wise men that relish
u little fun now mid then.
How's This For Speed?
It took the St, Catharines' post*
Of 1100 just a little more than twenty-
two years and three months to deliver
a postcard addressed to John 11.
IJrodcriek ol that city.
Ou Feb. IM. 1888, Um Rne Preserving Co. sent postcards lo various
fruit-growers announcing Uint they
were making contract- !<*r tho "pro*
eut seimou"- 1888- OUO ul the cards
was sent tu Mr. Brodorlck. It slipped
into some crevice hi thfl poslofllce.
The other d»y, while the boxes in tho
postollico were being removed to
make way lor new ones, thn card
wus found. A clerk stumped it and
uut it into Mr. Brodorlck'l box.
Ths Scotch Clans.
The Scotch clans are snld to have
srlsen In Ihe reign ot Malcolm 11.,
about IU0H There were forty tive or
llfty ot these duns, eacb witb Ita 41a-
UncUvt badge and traditions.
tu NKwthT Deatmrn   tp cuktain ma-
TKJUAa-e.
this design. It come* In white, Ivory
or beige, Is forty-eight Inches wide and
6Ti cents a yard.
Another pattern In fish net simulates
leaded glass, and this triangular mesh
wears very woll—a wonderfully good
fabric for (be low price of 70 cents a
yard.
A touch of color and warmth Is up.
predated in cold weather at the window, aud In no way can this touch he
boiler usod limn with the colored
■crlm curia In, Ttie illustration shows
a floral design Willi gold, browns, reds,
greens or bines predominating. There
Is a border nn Moll side Thin mute-
rial may be puir-kaiied for '£1 coats a
viird mid Is good value.
Changsd Meaning,
One nf the best examples of how lo
end letlen Incorrectly is lhat of a
soldier who wrote home lo hli wife tha
following sentence without a single
stop nr comma:
"May heaven cherish and keep you
from yours affectionately .lohn lion."
A  Posiibility.
"Du you bolieve there really is any
such thing at platonlc affection, Hen-
peck?" queried  Dobwn.
"Well," -aid Hen peck, loratchtni)
hi*, head reflectively. "I believe that
after five or _ix ittenttnuf year- c|
married life one cun acquire it." THE PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA
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Tho handai • monuinortt that.  Iiiih    Victoria Duy ww, obiervod in Bouth
linen In course ol erection opposite Enst KooUnay hy n number of most
Uucklngham palace for eight years, a onjoyable colebratlom in almost every
trilnit.1! to "Vlctorln tbo flood," wim olty nml town in tho district,
unvellod on Mny 10 In tbo presence nt 	
tlie   King   mul   Quootl, tlui Emporor
uml Emprooa of Oormany nml other wiiiin not mnoh in bolng wild about
notable*.. Tho itatnto of quwi vie tho lintolln mine thooo dnys, it m
torla, which ih ii conaplcuotii llguro hupi that tho work ol development
ol tbo mdmorlnl lum boon adjudged n will bo pushed thin summer, and tbat
lulr lllienMH. tho presont showing Ib ii splendid ono,
                             itr.il that there Is orn enough on the
Trade   conditions   show rensonnlile dump to pay tho purchase pries ol ths
•ipanslon lor this time of lho yc»r.     property,
i Lite is u circus Ut whicb everybody
i takes the part ol the clows at some
; period during lus sojourn.
; Don't blow the packing out of your
cylinder beud trying to dazzle other
people with  your  wisdom.
• • . •
The worst feature about fishing are
the lies tbe average mau tells about
the fish he never cuusht.
The    question    to  he answered    is:
"Where    did    tbe  money  come from,
and  where did it ko'I"
t a a a
The Laurier government is assuredly dissolving. It is beinK beaten on
all issues in parliament these days.
Visitors to the Kootennya should
always put down Cranbrook on their
way hill.
• • • *
I'lniinment has sat lor six months
and accomplished nothing. The Liberals are making n great record lor
long sessions and nothing done.
• a • •
As soon as tbe west has been given
its additional representation an election cannot come too soon to   suit
tbose who oppose reciprocity,
a a * a
"Seed time shnll not fail"—and the
Kootenay farmer smiles when he
knows that there is no crop (allure In
this neck ol thc woods.
• aaa
The man who sits down on the road
to success nnd waits lor a ride in tlie
political hand wagon wlll never reach
his destination.
a a • a
The best, graduating course that '»
girl cnn tnke while a game ol hearts
is in progress, is a thorough course
in roastology, ballology, stltchology
pntclmlogy and domesticology.
• aaa
The electors of Cranhrook riding
would like to know II the time Is approaching when prospective candidates lor the Dominion house are to
be talked about.
... .
In tbe busy world the wheels ol
progress still move, and they will
continue to move rapidly In spite of
any cruel criticism nn the part ol
any race or people. Intelligence Ib
the keynote ol success.
• • • .
An outing pnrty consisting of Mr.
and Mra Bowness, Mr. nml Mrs. Patrick, Mr. and Mrs. I'. Matheson, 15.
H. Small, .1. M. McCreery, .las.
Ryan, T. A. McKlnuon, A. L. Mc-
I.alns, and Mr. Bolgel, returned on
Hundiiy Irom a trip to thc Windermere lakes. The party were much
pleased with their outing.
Without lear of contradiction It
mny be said that the immediate
prospects of rranlirook dlst.rl.it ami
the Kootenny vnlley wns never so
lirmht ns they nre ut presont, /nd,
furthermore, It may bo said '.at tbe
whole of the 1'ppcr Colum jla nnd
Kootenay valleys uiver before uud so
many things In their Invor nn thry
have right now.
a . . .
A heavy hiiow squall, accompanied
hy lightning tool: plnce on Monday
aftornoon about It o'clock. A heavy
flash of lightning mado havoc among
the electric light nnd telephone wires
lightning arresters at. thc power
house were liurnnil out, putting the
plant out oi commission lor some
ten minutes. At Ihe switch house It.
looked quite serious and tin alarm
wet turned In brlii"i"K onl the lire
brigade. The telephone synlom was
Hod in, for some tune. Very little
ilamnge was done.
a  . • ♦
The real lent, ol a mineral proline
Ing country is Hn output, and when
In the hlntory of the Cranbrook district Was the production nn large as
It in nt present. The two largest silver   lead   mines In the province   are
un ol tin- Socloty Uul and the Aur
ora mines, with prospects all over
the district becoming shipping mini's,
we    may sny   in all conlidonco   that
t the mineral industry is pushing nhuad
! rapidly.
Some one remarked the other   day:
"look out for tbe boom lu Craubrook
district   this tall."    We   wonder  il  it
. is   a    political    boom    predicted    by
'lint" politicians.   If thoy   refer   to
! tbe post office    building that "nili"
' Templeman promised  and  never   was
built,  or Is tt the Industrial  school
promised to buy up the electorate, or
if the "Liberal Boss" iu this district
will nominate a Cranhrook man    to
represent Kast Kootenuy in the coming elections.
a • * a
!    Local real estate agents have been
| taking the utmost advantage of the
prominence   of   which    tbe Kootenny
valley   has   forced   itself   before the
j eyes   of   the   Canadian people as   a
I fruit and agricultural district. Others
are   doing   missionary   work, telling
I their friends and patrons ahout   tbe
j climate   and   resources, all of which
1 will   In   the   end   help   to fully merit nnd mniutalu the title and distinction that it bas gained—"Thc Garden
| of Canada."
a a .-.
The Cnnadian Pacific railway com-
i pany arc taking steps to meet the in-
j dustrial    expansion   of   South   East
' Kootenay.      The   Kootenny   Central
j railway Irom Golden   to a point   on
! the Crow's Nest branch, Is now under
I construction,, with contracts lot   for
both    south   nnd   north ends of the
' road.   The roadbed to the south from
Galloway past Fort Steele has  joen
constructed   and is about ready   for
the  steel.    Upon  tbe completion   ot
this line, the district will witness a
great development, the ultimate effect
wlll undoubtedly be to increase   the
general  welfare of thc district, and,
In  particular,  Cranbrook,  owing   to
its splendid location as a distributing point, will benefit enormously by
every   milo   ot   railway construction
that Is made In tbe district.
POLITICAL MATTERS.
It Is now officially announced tbat
R. L. Uorden lender of the Conservative party In tbc Dominion houso,
will not visit British Columhln this
year, that, his western tour will extend only as lar as tho prnlriu provinces.
Mr. Uorden stunds high In tbc estimation of the Conservatives, In tbo
city ol Crnnbrnok, and also ln the
entire district of Houth Bast Kootenny. His eminent fairness, and his
ftbhornnce of everything calculated to
lower the tone of public life has won
him ninny friends, who aro not confined to his polllienl pnrty. If it Ib
to come about that Mr. Uorden Is to
be the next Premier of Cannda the
whole country will feel safe In bis
hands. The cnll hnn heen sent forth
Irom Ottawa by the Liberal machine,
to prepare (or a gnieral election,
which wlll tnke place Into In the
(all. With this pointer to the faithful "Grits," we (eel safe in snylng
that tbc Grnnd old Conservative
party in British Columbia will not
be caught napping; for they ure even
now prcpnred for an early election.
If, nfter tbc census In completed,
and Increased representation given to
British Oolumbla, no doubt bnt. thnt
the Kootenay will hnve two representatives, ono from the west, nnd one
(rom the south, and who will represent Kootenay cant, liberal and conservative, is what the people wind
like to know.
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A FESTIVAL Ol' l"HN AND
FROLIC.
! A big Athletic Circus with ten
shows nnd a merry-go-round wlll arrive In Oranbrook on Mondny Mny
20th, and wlll give exhibitions every
day during the week.
There wlll be Iwo performances
each day, one at 2..'ID nnd the other
at H.II0 p.m., with a free band concert dally.
Tho fun, of whlrh thero will bo nn
abundance, wlll bo clenn, nnd of a
high class. There will not bo a feature to which thc most susceptible
cnn tako exception, and the entire
show    wlll   he presented   by   i very
courteous   management   and a   large
stall ol obliging assistants.
So much, indeed, will he given at
these entertainments that it will be
', a matter uf some difficulty to tbe
j public to take lu the whole ol the
I sights in ono evening. The principle
attrnotloti will be the big Athletic
j Circus, and chiel among the perform-
j ers will be the lollowing high claBs
\ artists.
I    The famous De Oarro Trio, on the
Roman Rings.   Charles and Ruth Leo-
| ra, on   the   trapeze,    The throe La-
volla, wiih their funny trick cottage.
I "Ah   Wing"   and   "So   Long" with
! their Hying ladder tricks.   Tho Aerial
; Austins.   The Koinedy Kaytons.   Tbe
■ Great Forbes, nnd Do Lota, the boy
wonder.
Then there are the side shows, each
! one well worth thc price of admission
Among these nre the Temple ol Mystery.   The "Dancing Girls," nnd   the
"Jungle Exhibit."
Parents should see that their children visit this exhibition during the
week, ns ll is not only (ull o( .merest, but it is also a most instructive
show.
WYCLIFFE NOTES.
A representative of the Prospector
was In Wycllfle on Monday, looking
over the lumbering and agricultural
resources of this vicinity.
The Staples Milling compnny is in
operation, running extra time, and
shipping six to eight cars ol lumber
dally.
Mr. Otis Staples has 150 acres under cultivation, a field of 50 acres In
oatB, 85 acres in potatoes, the balance down to grass and alfalfa.
A field of Alfalfa planted this year
ls up and looks as nice as a field ot
grass, and strange to say, that there
are no vacnnt places, the field is perfectly covered. It iB said that alfalfa does not come forward during
tho flrst year of planting, but this
field shows every indication of yielding good crops this yoar, and is, nt
the present time ns well advanced aa
outs and grass.
Everything In the agricultural line.
Is woll advanced nnd lho entire conn-
try ln this vicinity looks green and
beautiful.
The new bridge, recently construct
cd by tho provincial government Is a
most substantial structure, and with
tho new load, now under construction
will prove a great benefit to the re-
sldonts of St. Mary's prairie as well
as to Cranhrook.
Wycllffe boasts one uf the best hotels in Eaat Kootenay. Harry Edwards, the proprietor, is most attentive to his guests, well liked by commercial travellers, and visitors to
Wycllfle. Local fishermen nnd hunters, in season, should make this hotel their headquarters.
IMPROVEMUNTH  CRANBROOK
CITIZENS   ARE  MAKING.
Crnnbrook Is growing rapidly. During the past week n representative ol
the Prospector took a walk ovor Ike
town Just to sec what was going on
In the building lino.
Over In tho portion ol Crnnhrook
known ns Slaterville several nice cottages nre being built.
On tbo prairie east ol the town
several buildings are lu course o( construction,
On Oranbrook street T. Christian
bus moved two cottages several loot
back ou tbe lots, so as to mnke lawns
and gardens, and a number ol owners
nro fencing In their premlBOS.
W. II. Beattie has built two cottages nn Kootonay street, anil fenced
In Boveral lots and wlll bave a very
pretty place when the developments
contemplated nre completed.
Mrs. Thompsons' now cottage ou
llurrell avenue has beon finished, nnd
is uow occupied.
The now city building, which is to
cost. Ill the neighborhood of 180,000,
when finished, anil ono nl the handsomest buildings In the district, In
progressing toward completion.
The foundation of the new Hanson
building is about completed.
A number of residences on Bakor
hill, nnd the southern portion nf the
city are Improving their properties,
by  building  verandahs,  fencing 'and
painting.
It Ih quite a revelation to the
average citizen to Bee and know the
client of the Improvements now
going on In the city, hut. oue must
bob all these Improvements to appreciate the full extent nf building op-
orations now going on In Oranbrook.
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iLOMIJAUDvs.l.ArDEK
In the   Auditorium ln the   evening
there was   a boxing   match  between
Hurry   Lombard   aud   Billy Lauder.
There   also   were two preliminaries.
Tiie I.r.st   between   Hunt, of   Cran-
I brook, and Btreetor, both boxers be-
' ing    unknown     to     pugilistic   fame.
Streeter   weirhed about 300 pounds,
j and   Hum   about  135.    The contest
wns the source of   much   amusement.
: and reminded one of the scone of the
"Lion and the Mouse."   The contestants werc tho recipients of continuous
. applause (rum the audience.
j    Tho second bout wus between Harry
[ Quigg aud George Bowcn, both Per-
| nio hoys, who wrnt four rounds.   The
, young    men    showed    some sparring
nbil ty, nnd prestntjed at Unit a bout
favorable of mention.
Then came tho bout of the evening
between Harry Lombard and Billy
Lauder. It was evident that Lauder
was in tbe best condition, and Lombard was reported to he suffering
from a recently broken rib, but those
present say that tbe bout was fairly
contested. Laurier showed np in the
bust form all through tbe tight, and
did most of the lighting, which was
long range, ns un agreement had been
made thnt tho mill should be under
tho "clean break" style. Lauder ln
the eighth round put Lombard down
for tbe count of nine, and frum tbe
time bo rose to bis feot till tbo end
of tbat round Lombard stalled. At
the conclusion of this round Lombard
had the referee inform tho crowd that
Lombard was suffering from a broken rib. From a scientific point tbe
sparring was excellent, and as the
pugilistic "faas" werc satisfied, wo
may wifely say thnt it was a good
light.
Jim. Hates acted as referee lu a
very fair und Impartial manner, and
uo complaints wero board. Lombard's
second was Mr. Dt'&gon, and Luudor's
W. H. McLaughlin. There wus a real
good crowd present including several
bullet, to see the exhibition of tho
manly art. The receipts amounted to
about $700.00.
Lauder left for bis home at Modi
cine Hat on Thursday. He hns a
bout, on nt Haskntoon in the early
part of June.
FOOTBALL OAMR.
The football game played in the afternoon between Crnnbionk and a
team from Conl ('reek ended in a
draw, after playing one and a halt
hours. The pluy was i|tilto even, the
miners putting up a good game and
the locals doing their best to score.
No goals were scored in the game,
The following was the executive for
tllfi sportfl and races on Victoria day:
0, (\ Connolly, Hoc, ,). I", Fnk, W.
Rollins, Mr. M,cKlnHtry, and Mr.
I Jo ran, Judges; .1. Bates, starter.
In business every extension Is care*
fully thought nut. In politics tbe
political wharf Is built as fnr Inland
as possible, the beautiful Idea being
to make it entirely superttous.
The following are extracts fiom
the speech in the house oi commons
of a. .-v Goodeve, M. P., mem.-or for
Kootonay, on the subject -if 'Forest
Reserves and Park."
While nearly all of the subsections
of this section havo pr mary references to the protection of the park, and
therefore, are quite necessary and
auite within the preorgatlvcs and
rights of the governor in council, this
remark does not apply to subsection
(b), which iin-. to do with an entirely
different matter. It refers to certain
speeial i rivileges which may be
granted at the will of the minister.
Nearly all of tbem are very trainable
privllogou, for instance: 'The cutting
and removal uf tlmher, tho working
of mines, quarries and mineral deposits, tho removal of sand, grave),
earih, n'tntto or any other naterlnl,
the pasturage of cattle or other animals.' The minister has stated the
difficulty Lhat ho has found in dealing with persons who desire special
privileges; and yet by this subsection,
lie is asking for an unlimited, arbitrary nnd extremely valuable power.
This section names privileges, which
I tlo not hesitate to say would run
up to millions of dollars iu value,
which it is proposed to placo arbitrarily iu tho hands of the minister. If tbis bill pusses he becomes au
absolute c/ar in regard to the granting of those privileges. I do not
think this parliament should place
any man in that position. In the
past such absolute power in tho
hands of a minister has led to a
great denl of trouble, and many instances have occurred in which its ex
orclso has been very much to the Injury of the public domain. Private
Individuals hnve boon able to make
large gains, in some cases immense
fortune?* in cases exactly parallel to
this. Hon. gentlemen know that some
years ago thero were scandals in re
gard to lenses granted to certain men
in the wostern provinces. Yet by
this bill we are placing in tbo bauds
of ono man the sole authority to
grant similar privileges. One mnn
might go to the minister and ask
for tbe special privilege of grazing
sheep or cattle, and might apparently make out a "good case for it. Another man who came afterwards
might have au equal right, but in the
mind of the minister might not make
out an equally good case, and bo refused. I say the power is a dangerous powor to place in the hands of
any one man. I think the minister
should first submit to parliament tbo
regulations which he proposes to apply iu tbose matters, and they should
be such that all men would bo placed
on an equal basis.
GREAT RESPONSIBILITY.
When the House rose ut 6 o'clock
I was very glnd to hear tbe Minister
of the Interior agree with me regarding thc great responsibility which
will develop upou bim in this connection, and also witb regard to the
immense value of the natural resources of which this measure will J
give him the absolute control. He
snid that he agreed iu every particular with the remarks 1 made, but,j
gave as a reason for having this sec-
tlon iu thc bill the fact that the nd-'
ministration of these resources hnd I
beon carried on in n similar manner j
by this government before, and thnt'
here was grent difficulty iu making
general regulations which would restrict and control the giving away I
• if those various resources. It does!
not appeal to mc as a sound reason j
tbat  because this government allow-'
ed certain things to occur previously
tbey should continue ihat po.icy. ii
that policy has been shown to he Injurious to the public Interest, and io
have resulted iu abuses, we ought to
endeavor -"ft change it, and prevent
this abuse In the future. That is why
i Bhould like to -it.* th.s particular
clause cut uut.
This clause refers, among other
things to mineral deposits. Thn Ion,
minister will remember that the Dominion Mining institute bus f-»r y_<us
taken special exception to tbe admin-
I strati on by the department of the
Interior of mineral deposits in tin-
laud under its control. Ho strongly
do they feel on this point tiiat there
lu* not been a year, when it bus not
boon brought up nt their annual
mooting. They have appealed to the
Mines department to bung in a hill
setting forth fixed regulations govern*
Ins the disposal ot minerals on Do
minion government lnnds. We had
that question up on the Mines committee of which the hou. member for
Rainy River (Mr. Oonmee) is chairman, but I regret thnt so far that
committee 1ms not brought in a bill
dealing with this matter. 1 remember
one instance cited by the Dominion
Mining institute. Certain capitalists
had sent out prospectors into that
northern country, and had them there
two yenrs at heavy expense. Those
Inspectors found certain indications
of value, and the parties made ap*
plication to tlio interior department,
but after considerable delay they
were informed that they could not
obtain the mining rights. They
withdrew in disgust their prospectors
nnd snid thrt under such conditions
no man would undertake to prospect
in that country. 1 give this simply
as an illustration. The same thing
has occurred with regard to cutting
timber. I cannot see why this gov
ernment should not have fixed regulations for the disposal of timber in
those reserves. Let them regulate the
manner of cutting, so ns to save the
young trees, and lot them throw open
the cutting of the timber to public
auction, nnd give evory one n fair
chance. Let thorn give the cutting of
tlie timber to mon who comply with
tho regulations, and whose tenders
nre the highest. In thut way the
fooling that is undue favoritism
would be removed, the department
would bo relieved o! much responsibility, und the public would have
greater confidence in the admin Is tra
tion of these reserves. Without going further into tbis argument, I
think the minister will see the force
of some regulation of tlmt nature
being imposed before we give him
the absolute control of resources ol
such great value.
WATB1RPOWKR SITES.
This bill also deals with the water-
power sites and powor transmission.
A few years ago these tilings were
considered of not. much value, not.
only In Cannda but In tflont plures;
but today the use of electrical energy
from wnter power has made such advances thnt it. is probably ono of tho
most valuable of our resources. Wo
can readily understand, therefore
bow men wlll bndoavor to get control of the watorpowers which nre on
those reserves. The main arguments
made for this reserve on the eastern
slope of the Rockies is thnt it controls the headwaters of the magnificent rivers and other waterpowers wo
have there, so that any ono will see
thnt the clause we aro now considering Is denling with resources of immense value. And one should not
have to   emphasise   the necessity   of
our having a standard set of regulations governing tbem, so tbat applicants for water rights would know
the exact conditions under which thef
could obtain them, the rates fixed.
the lengtti of time they could hav*,
the use uf thern, etc. It is not a suf-
licent answer for tbe minister to say
that it is difficult to make such regulations. We are here to discharge
our duties and responsibilities, no
matter bow difficult, and see that the
public is protected. We know what
our own commission appointed by
ibis government has said regarding
these watorpowera, and the necessity
of protecting them. I mbmlt that
we should not pass this clause as it
-tand-j. but thnt tbe minister should
be prepared to e-ive this parliament
some idea ol the regulations he proposes tn adopt in the disposing of
these various natural resources men-
tloned in this section.
I want to re'ternte and make very
clear my position on this matter. I
would like to take up the argument
of the minister when he was trying
tu show that a difference of principle
existed between the position of the
bon. member for Nortb Grey (Mr.
Mlddloboro] and my own. I think
the minister did not well sustain his
contention. Both tho hon. member
for North Qroy and I contend for tbe
one principle of absolute publicity
und absolute equal rights in the disposal of these natural resources. I
will tnke the minister's own argument. In dealing with my position
be referred to the mining law. That
is the principle I have contended for.
In every province of the Dominion
we huve s'atuntory enactments, or
mineral laws. Kvery prospector
knows exactly the conditions under
which he cnn stake out a mineral
claim, lt does not lie in the option
of the minister or of the governor in
council to say whether be shall or
shall not receive that claim. The
law bus fixed all the conditions. Tbat
Is exactly tbe principle I am contending for, so that when a man applies
for a grazing lease he shall know the
conditions under which bo can obtain
tho lease. I think the minister
scarcely realizes that ho Is asking In
tbis bill to he made a king over
..I.ODO.udO square miles of territory,
even u man above the king. Practically he is given the power to say to
one mnn, "Go," and he goetb; and to
another man, "Come," and be com-
eth, because he will be given power
to refuse that man a right ur to give
him a right. He will control everything except the foe simple to that
land. Ho becomes an absolute czar
■ »f that great kingdom of 16,000,000
ucres of laud. I think even tbe minister of the interior should hesitate
before be asks this parliament to
grant him such absolute power. All
I am contending for Is that which
bus boen so well advocated by the
hon. member for St. Anne (Mr. Doherty), thc hon. member for South
Toronto (Mr. Macdonnell), and the
hon. member for Winnipeg (Mr. Hag-
gnrt>. Wo want tbo regulations
brought down in n schedule and put
in this bill. Wo want to know what
are the conditions under which the
minister proposes to dispose of theBe
valuable usnets. Wo are not opposing
this hill, we are supporting tbe minister on the principle of this bill, but
we want to make it If possible, of
such a character tbat it will conserve
tho great natural resources of this
country. I would ask tbe minister to
allow that section to stand for fur-
thor consideration, nnd give us some
id on of the regulations he proposes
to make.
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THE PEOPLE'S PULPIT
Sermon  by
OHARLES  T.  RUSSELL,
Pastor Brooklyn Tabernacle
'LAZARUS,  COME    FORTH'
"With  What  Body  Do They  Come?"
—Texa. Viewed as a Large
Cemetery.
New York, Muy 7.-Pastur Russell
preached yesterday at the Academy of
Mus.c lo an overflowing house.
Crowds were turned away. Thi* text
was "When they heard of the flpsur*
r-.-_tu.il ut t.iv ui-au: some mocked"
(Act. xvii. 32.) Pastor Russell made
some prefatory remark-, explaining
that although he had accepted the
pastorate uf the London Tabernacle
congregation, this should uot be understood tu Imply that he had any
thought oi leav.ng American perman*
ently. He tjr--:_iiy appreciates tlie
reverential spirit of tbe British, but
this does m t sieiiify ercator love for
the land i..l hia fathers than for
tn lai.d mi his birth, ll*- accepted
tht- London pastorate with the elear
understand,ntf that be tuu-i not be ex-
pected iu s,.rve there more than four
months in tii** y--ar. More and more
h*- feels that ni*- ministry :s u general
cn.-. H ■ specially tliank- God Inr tlie
privilege of addressing ten million
reader- through the pros uf America
and Great Britain.
Pastor Russell remarked that he
w_s not preaching for popularity, bur
to re-establish "the .aim once deliver
ed to the saints," which, in a marke-j
degree, bad boon lost during the Dark
Ages. He stood on the broad platform
of the Word of God, unrestricted by
any creed fences made by men. He
was answerable to no sect or party.
He had already discussed the Ilesur-
r-ctioii subject for thr-*; Sunday-; and
assumed tnat his Interested hearer*
hat. kept in touch with him during
his absence, through the pr'ss rej-.r'.-
As some who heard St. I'aul pr-'ooh
tho resurrection of tlie dead mocked,
so, quite likely, many have mocked
as tbey read Pastor Russell's sermons. Nevertheless, the Word of the
Lord standeth sur-; "There shall be a
resurrection of tne dead, both ol the
just and thc ut:just. ' It was the great
Teacher Himself who said, "All who
art. in their graves shall hear Lhe voice
of the Sou of -Man and shall come
forth; tbey that have done good unto
thj resurrection uf life—perfection—
they tbat have dune evil unto the
resurrection of judgment," crisis, trial
(John v. 2d, 21); Acts xxiv, 15).
To thoae thut believe tbat the dead
are mure alive now than when they
were alive, tlie doctrine of the resurrection must, of necessity, be foolishness. And whoever logically believes
In the resurrection cf tiie dead rnu.it,
of necessity, consider the popular
views on man's condition in death
absurd in tho extreme. There is no
middle ground. Either man is dead
when he .s dead, as the Bible declares,
and can have no further knowledge ur
hope, pleasure or pain, until awakened from den. [ or else man does not
die at ail when he seems to die—-a
theory with which tho Bible is at war
und which wc chum has no foundation
in fact or reason, lt is a mythology.
'The entire heathen world believe this
llieury to-day. Tho doctrine came into
Lh.' Christian Church In opposition
lo the " resurrect ion" doctrine long
centuries ago - about tho fourth century, when hordes <,f heathen were
baptized and called Christians, with
but slight appreciation of "the faith
once delivered to the saints."
Numerous objections to the resurrection are raised. It is claimed that
it would be impossible for (iod to re-
lUrrOCt   the  dead,  if  they   were   really
deud. Ii is claimed that, if our Lord's
words were fulfilled anil all that are
in their graves should come forth,
the earth would bo so densely populated that if stood on each other's
bonds several rows deep all over the
earth there would not be room fur
them, lt is claimed that It would be
impossible to provide food and raiment for so muny. The resurrection
Is denounced as contrary to Lhe luws
of nature, according to all the history
of the past.
The latter claim wc admit. The resurrection of the dead will bo something out of keeping witb anything
in man's experience. Only thoae who
have an implicit faith in the Creator
and in His promise will be able to
receive this doctrine, which credits
the Almighty with a Divine power exceeding anything else that could be
imagined.
As to the other points, let us see;
Many wise men in public positions
are very unscientific, even when called scientists. They sometimes jump
at conclusions in au astounding manner. For instance, we all know how
some of these scientific gentlemen
laugh at the Bible's records and declare that humanity has been upon
the earth millions of years. If we
ask for thc proof they are astonished
Unit tbeir omniscience should be ques-
Honed. They knock a chip from h
block of stone, look nt is wisely, and
declare it so many millions of yeur.
old. Bit a new sohool geologists i-
arising which takes note of the (act
that many of the rocks were evidently
formed just as we to-day net our concrete blocks and turn them to itone
within a few day-.
Let us tak" tii" Bible as our author*
Ity. I.it u< believe what it says: that
man va- created about six thousand
years ago. Let us note the gradual
progress of the race. \ reasonable
ana, we believe, liberal est nn ite d
the entire number of the wee since
Adam is twenty thousand million*'
Let us figure oui how many square
fe.-t it would i-»quire to lay them
each full length In graves, Then turn
to the atlas Look at the number ii
square miles in Ihe St ite of Texas
Divide tin- into square f- 1, and whal
do we nnd'- We Hnd that more than
twice the number of our large est!
mute of all who have ever lived coul 1
he burled in separate graves 111 thai
one state alone.
As for clothing, Mr. Ed -mi tell- „.
'.hut  new Invention! are in  progress
which, ere long, will mnl e clothlna
wonderfully cheap — "dirt cheap."
"Mineral wool" Is the flrsl step In this
direction,   it .ells cheaply by the ton.
Further   devel,,; nt    ||    expected    to
make tins fit lor man's use as clothing. The supply h Inexhaustible. The
Scriptures declare respecting the Hi-
vine provision for lbe human family
during the Messianic reign that "the
earth shall ;■ id her increase" and
"the wilderness shall blossom as the
rose," etc.
Krom every direction Information !-
coming of new species of wheat, and
corn much more prolific than wim'
we have been using. Additionally,
there is reci utly un announcement ol
a method of magnetizing gr.lns before
they are planted, winch will permit
the raising of at least three crops a
year in the temperate 7,0110s. Additionally,  nitrogen  is beiim  extracted
irom tne atmospnere ana useu w enrich tlio worn-out soils.
Furt lermore, wo may bo sure that
He Who provided Eden for our tirst
parents .s abundantly nble. ns He ho-
promised, to make ol earth a Para
■i.s-*,   .n   wulcli    me    bleSdlllg   of    the
Lord will be u;on humanity; and the
earth, as the Divine footstool, shall
be made glorious. Moreover, be it
remembered that the Scriptures distinctly declare that the propagation ol
the sntcios is intended merely for the
present time and that those who will
attain, in the New Age. to the resur
rection will "neither marry nor lie given in marriaye." The propagation ot
thc human race is Intended to proceed
only until the earth shall be tilled.
Hut over and above all this, tbo great
Creator, Whoso Plan is being worked
out in man's creation, man's redemption and man's restitution, knows th,
end from the beginning and is fullv
ible to do all that He has promised
; nece-snrv how easy it w .uld be for
Him to still further :!uk the bod of
■irtioi.s ui i.ie oceans and to raise Ui
ai.t:neuts in tin* Atlantic mid Paciiic
irger in extent than the present land
However, wo nave nntning to sav
tu those who "iii-K'k" at the Pivim-
premise of a resurrection oi the dead
and who. because of a lack of faith
in tie- Aim t-i.ty. prd r tlie vain lm*ig-
(nations uf the human mind to th*-
positlve promises of the Creator We
have mer-ly thrown out some -u "■■■.-
tions helpful to the faith ot those whi
are really seeking Divine wisdom and
who are in danger of being side Mack
*d by "science falsely  so-enll< d. '
It is in full accord with the promise
of a resurre 'tion that m tl e Ribh
teachings we read that "Abraham
dept with hia fathers"; and -nn ilarlj
road of kin^s, good and bid; und ol
Prophets, A; jstles and others Thu
Si. Stephen, ti*" tirst Christian miri>
foiled   to   death,   wo   are   ri I i.   •":■■
sslcep."   St.  Paul tolls us that  win
iv.ll bo alive and remain to I
ing of Messiah; and he rem.irk-, "it-
hold, I sh-w you a mystery, w    sh I
not   all   sie *•>,   but   we   sh ll]   sl
changed"  t.1    Corinthians   xv,   51
igain he tells us thai we may coin, r
ourselves  ativi  each other  as  res|
our dead friends and neig! bors, t! .
they  a!! "sleep  in Jesus"   md   ■'    ;
be  br .ught ::■ m  the dead   bj   Rim
The whole world sleep- in Jesus, ii
the sense thnt their resurrection hop-
—their hope of awakening  in  the  r<
surrection   morning,   is   base 1   un n
th..-  work   which  Jesus   ace       ''shed
as the world's Redeemer.
No one will dispute that the Bihl
declares that the dead are asleep. It
is, therefore, a proper and pertineni
question that every Bible student
should be prepared to answer Where
do the dead sleep, waiting for an
awakening? Surely not in heaven,
where all is !if-.> anrl haDoiness! iur.'.
iy not m tne furgutory wn'.cn ur
Catholic friends feel so confident i*
somewhere. And surely not m the
fiery hell of which Protestants generally t- 11 us. Surelv the dead sleep
in the Bible hell - sheol, hade.-, the
tomb, the state of death. Thus it ia
written, "Many that sleep in the du*l
of tiie earth shall awake" (.Daniel Xii.
Rpprlmn tn the Master, Mary. Martha and Lazarus of Bethany wore
tis partlculur Iriends. Lazarus took
sick und the sisters gent word to the
Master, "He whom Thou Invest ia
sick." Jesus give no outward heed to
the matter until the third day after,
and then suit! to His disciples, "Our
friend, Lazarus, sleepeth." They replied. "Lord if he sleep he will do
well." Then Jesus said plainly (com*
ing down to their urdiuury use ni
language), "Lazarus is dead." With
His disciples He thou went to Both-
.my.
the earthly standard  represented  in
the perfect Adam. Like tho earthly
ono will be the earthly ones" (the
world!. And "like the heavenly Om
will be the heavenly ones" (the saint-
ly Church, the Bride) (1. Cor. xv.
45-4!* >.
It was uot necessary that the Apostle should m.ire particularly describ..,
at that time, the resurrection opportunity provided for the world ol mankind, but it was very appropriate thut
he shoul. give to the Cnurch a more
lotuiled explanation of the Divine
provision tor tiie resurrection ul thc
Bride. Explaining this, St. Paul says.
"Thus is the resurrection ot the dead;
It is sown in corruption; it is raised
.11 incorruptlon. ll is sown in dishonor; it is raised in glory. It is sown iu
.veakness; it is raised in power. It
is sown au animal body; it is raised
1 spirit body. For there is an animal
_ody and there is a spirit body. As
it is written, Tho first man, Adam,
-as made a living soul; the last Adam
was made a quickening >pirit" (1.
Corinthians xv, 43*46).
Th- Apostle declares of these who
are begotten ol the Holy Spirit and
Who make their "calling and election
sure" and who, therefore, will have
part in tiie l-hrst Resurrection "As
we have borne tin- image of the earthy
we shall also beat the image ol the
aeaveuly. • ' • Now this I .-ay, brethren, that tics.1 and blood canuot in-
ler.t tue Kingdom of God; * " * bul
we shall ail be changed, in a moment,
iu the twinkling id nn eye. Ht the
last   trump'   (I,   Corinthians   xv.   4l.i
I'he resurrection *>f the Church 1-
called a "l;f '-resurrectnm, ' because
all those experiencing it will be per
f-iCted in Lie -will bo instantly and
completely lifted out of death conditions. The w, rid tn general. 011 the
eoutrarj. will not come f->rth t.> a lite
resurrection, hut will come forth stili
partly dead, a.- mankind m general
ire to-day The coming forth or awak
■nine, to them will be merely the be
1 ginning of their resurrection, theii
inastasis. Their raising up complete
ly out of sin and death w_U follow
gradually,   if    they    conform    to   tlu
I kingdom ruh's. In the Divine up
point ment the thousand years ><i Mes
.iah's reign arc set apart for their re-
uirrect.oii- their gradual raising up to
human periecti(n. The exix riences
d Messiah's King lorn will all bo help
(ul whether they be chastisements 0"
reward*. They w:ii all be reformatory
k>nly  deliberate  and  wilful transgres
■ sors wiii be annihilated in the Second
Deat-l.
A CAPABLE DIRECTOR
ABLE AGRICULTURALIST SUCCEEDS OR. WM. SAUNDERS.
Prof. Joseph H. Gri.dale, Who Takes
Charge of the Dominion Experimental Farms, Is a Young Man
But His Work H-s Been of a High
Quality—Speaks French and Eng
llsh—Comes   From   Ste.   Mart he.
Prof. Joseph H. Grlsdaie is the new
director    of    the    Dominion    experiment!.!    farms,   succeeding    Dr,   William   Saunders,  who  recently  retired
_n account of ill health.    Prof, firi*-
rlalo  is  a  Scientific agriculturist   who
has done -plendid  '".<*rk  for the farm
r- of Canada since ho came into the
pnhllc service in 1809.    He is a com-
naralively young man   and the   ap
polntm -nt is one of the m wt import-
ant  in  Canada   in connection   with
the  groat  agricultural   Industries  »i
the    Dominion,       The    new    dirootw
possesses  the   highest   qualification:1
for tin- place and under his directing
hand    the    progressiva    agricultural
work  of   the   pa^t   will   he   broadened
I nnd accelerated   along line*   of   the
widest    practical   tuefulnes.   to  lhe
ttrmiiiL: community
I    I Hi now  his regime a- agriculturist
I ,*t    the    Central    experimental    farm
1 he  ha-  been  specially  in  charge ol
ihe live stock department and he has
\ had  much  to do with  the  upbuilding
f gi*>d dairy herd- and the question
1   f  pork   production  and   -beep  brood
ine and ho ha.- mude a very 1 pect a* 1
.tudy of the cost of milk production I
' and the cost of the production of he.-i  j
I und his report.- and lectures on them   1
' subjects have   been   of   inest.imtib.c
! value to the farmer*, of tbo Dominion
In held  agriculture he has also laid 1
HOUSEKEEPING AT 99 YEARS.
The sister*, were groutly disappointed. They mul not thought of tne possibility ol their brother's dying, he-
cause they so thoroughly believed in
the power of Jesus. Mary did not
oven go to meet her dour Friend, the
Lord, when He oamo. Martha met
Him with the chilling remark. "If
Thou hadst been hero (if You had
come even when we informed You)
our brother had not died." Jesus did
not dispute that Lazarus was dead,
nor tell hor that he was more alive
than over. He m-rely promised that
her brother should  rise again.
Martha replied that she knew that
Lazarus would ri V in the resurrection, ut the Last hay. Jesus assured
hor that lie would be tho One Who
would resurrect the dead, and that He
was then present with hor, intimating
that she might usk even then for her
brother to be revived. Hut Matha's
faith was insufficient, When the Master asked, Where have yo laid him?
she replied that it was uow too late,
because putrefnetion had sot in—it
was now the fourth day since hie
death. Wheu J ".-us finally went to
Lazarus' tomb. Ho dTd not caTT him
'-om heaven, nor from Purgatory, nor
from a fiery hell, but from the tomb
■*ay;ng. "Lazarus, como forth!"1 And
th., dead one came forth.
ThU wonderful exhibition of Hi-
power the l,ord gave, to the intent
that His disciples then and sine,
might realize that in Him is vested
tiie resurrection power, by Divine ar
aiiL' in'tit, ar-d that there is lo be n
resurrection of the just and of the
unjust: that al! who are in the:t
-■raves are tn Ivnr His video and com-
forth. Th.' Church class will come
forth to nerf'-ctlon of life on the spiri'
tdnie Th.- world of mankind wil!
■on. ■ lorth Irom the tomb imperfect
as t'tey wenl into it, and will all
hav a t.-t. (a prove whether thej
are worthy or unworthy of restitution
btesiii i* and eternal life in thfl earth
'V Par dlse
St Paul h«M -m Imaginary discus
■ion with doubters of the resurrection
in hJs day He i us them Inquire
'.V: !i what body Will the dead return'"
II* replies thnt, as eHfh kind of seed
'hat i- j la"t d reproduces it* own
tind, sr- -t will be in tlo- resurrection
1 f the dead. Whatever kind of seed
h planted in death, of the narne kind
ind nature will be the resurrection
rup. The Apostle elaborates, allowing
'hat the whole world of mankind are
f one kind of seed—human At,,ek —
and that therefore, in the resurrection
time, they will come forth trie same-
humans. And they w'lll come forth in
practically the same Ccndltion In
which they died.
Hut if we shall suppose rye to represent, lh,- hum nn stock and can
imag no a special treatment of Some
d thai rye grain before sowing
changing il into wheat, then we would
know that those changed grains wmill
I tproul and develop, not as rye. but ai
I wheat. 'I hu- the Apostle illimtritte-
the   r-surr<v|i in  of   the  dead        tha
I Church.   All are of Adumlc stock   hut
K)     »    few        the    splrlt-bogotteil
Church--experience a change of nature from eartiily lo heavenly, Hone*
they, in tin- resurrection, will com.1
forth heavenly or spirit beings. He
-.ays, Sotne, Ihc world at large, wil!
lie membera of the earthly Adam;
others, a fow, a "Lttlo flock." will ba
members of tbo second Adam — tint
hcuvcrily Lord. The standard to
vhich tho world may expect to b<i
swukened and. later, raised, will bo
Echo   i*   an   Elopement.
Lord Vern-m has decided to sell the
greater part of ins Sudbury estate in
Derbyshire,   with   the  outing   farms
and  lands about 5 0C0 in all. tenants
to b<- given the first option ot buying
tue.r holdings _n reasonable terms.
Although th-.- Vernon barony is only
i an IStn century creation the family is
'■ of great antiquity.   The Vernons do*
i scend from the I.tU of '   rmm in the
; Duchy ol Normandy, snd William de
I Vernon and his younger brother, Wai*
I ter,  accompanied   William  the  Con*
i queroi  lo  England,   William became
! a considerable landed proprietor alter
1 the   Conquest,   and   from   his   great*
great-grandson'*    marriage    with    a
. daughter ol William de Avenell dates
the Vernon connection with  Haddun
; Hall.
The immortal Dorothy Vernon,
! daughter of Sir George Vernon, mar*
i rled Sir John Manners, brother of tho
second Karl cf Rutland, and this romantic union—it was an elopement-
supplies a link between the present
Lord Vernon and the Duke of Rutland.
Another interesting family connection is that between the Vernons and
the Howard- of Effingham, descendants of the admiral who vanquished
the Spanish Armada; and another
still is with the llaroourts. Tie greatgrandfather of the present First Commissioner of iVorka was Archbishop
Vernon of York, who changed his
name to Harcourt.
"Violinist to the Queen."
It was in 1001 tbut Queen Alexandra
bestowed this litle upon Lady Halle,
the famous violinist, who recently
celebrated her ".hid birthday. At first
it was intend, d that she should become a pianist. "In my girlhood
days," she says, "vitlln playing was
not looked upon as a desirable accomplishment lor women. Bnt 1 hated
the piano, and it may surprise you
to know thut I am unable to play
the piano to-day." Lady Halle practiced on her brother's violin in Be
cret. "One day, however," .*_■ quot*
Lady Halle's own words, "my father
came homo unexpectedly, and hearing, as he thought, his son playing.
remarked, 'My boy certainly makes
groat progress.' Judge of his astonishment wh -i he lound it was myself, whom he wished to become a
pianist. I wos so alarmed that I
hurst into tears and cried. 'Oh, I
won't do it again.' But, as you know,
I have dime it again."
A Happy Windfall.
A romantic little story enme from
Fulhnm, Engtund. 9ix months ago an
aged lady to . lodgings In a modest
house in Llnver Road, Parson's Oreen,
Fulham, and recently became ill and
Idled, lief ire death she announced
'hut she had appointed the landlord,
.i young married man named Glad*
itone, as hor sole executor. When the
will was read it wus found that she
had left personal property ond all
the money in her rooms to Mrs. Gladstone, who hml sh iwn her some kindly attention. Search in the room re-
-ul.ed in the discovery of ii hoard of
hank-note, and gold.ol the total value
.,( about IlilKiO. Consols . 'id other securities were willed to two nephews.
"Tht) TofL"
Regarded * the hundqprnpst and
best-dressed nan in the force. Chief
Inspector Stoekley of Sent I ah d Yard,
who recently retired, wbj known to his
intimates as "The Toff" or "Gentle*
man JoriloB." He begun life as a
clerk iu a London oflice, hut with
hi- Imagination fired hy the stories
,f Sue, Gubor.au, and Poo, decided
to join the police alter six yenrs of
office life. And he mullet the inter
es'.ing confession >h»t life in the Lou
don police force in every bit ns r<
mantle as he imagined it m bis curl
iIuva 	
His Parish a Long One.
.JoldiiiR a visitation at Rugsworth
and Chlnlcy, an ntillving district nf
the parish of Glussop, the Bishop nl
Southwell rsnld it wns a most UlliqU"
parish. Ho knew of no other plaei
where the vicar lived a two-aiida-hii'f
hours' train journey from another par!
of Ids parish,
Andy's Arms.
Andrew Cflfneg!o's ancestors on hit
father's side were weavers, and on
his mother's side shoemakers. Thc
Laid of Ski bo declares his emhleinf
of nobility to be a weaver's shuttli
crossed by a shoemaker's knife.
rnoF. jflraFU h. grisdalb.
special =tre=s on crop rotation and
soil cultivation. Having a praetlcul
knowledge of lioth French and Eny
li-di, his services have beon in very
great demand, especially in the east
ern parts of Canada and in Quebec
About a year ueto he was made Dominion agriculturist and ho has spent
a great deal of his time since directing and overseeing the fam and .ive
stock work in the various brunch
farms throughout the country, and
he hns endeavored to make thesi
serve best the interests of the districts whoro they are located, and also
has endeavored to corelate the work
carried on so as to make it serve th-
Interests of all the farmers of Can
add. Those farms located in all purt*
of the Dominion will now have theii
work thoroughly systematized and a
rapid advance along the most scientific and progressive lines will no
doubt mark tlie new regime. Prof
Orisdale was born at Ste. Marthe
Quebec, in 1870, and is the son of
David Grisdale and Elizabeth Simpson. He received his early i ducatiou-
al training ut the Vankleek Hill High
School, and later studied at AlboM
College, Belleville, and Toronto Uni
versify, of which he is a gruduute
He taught school for a time and als»
took a course ut the Ontario Agricultural College, where he was gold med
alist. He was a student at the Iowa
State College ut Ames, where he took
first class honors. He is married b
Miss Vtpond, of Hudson, Vuudreil
county, ond wil. have his residence
at tlie Central experimental farm
His thorough knowledge of English
and French will be of groat help to
him m his work, especially in thc
Province ot Quebec, The appoint*
ment takes effect ot once and Prof.
Grisdale has assumed already the
duties of his oflice.
Economical.
Mr. Arthur Bourchler. who is appearing In the revival uf "A Midsummer Night's Dream," at His Majesty's
Theatre, London, tells a good story of
a member of his company, whom he
describes as a "Scotsman by absorption."
He went to a London station not
very long an., to see his sister off by
the North express. Later In the day,
he and Mr. liourchlcr were walking
along one of the London streets when
a newsboy passed with a placard bearing the Information Accident to the
North Express," "Get a paper," suid
Vlr. Bourchler. "and see If your sister
ii all right."
His companion paused, looked at
his watch thoughtfully, ond replied.
"I will in-' wall until the next edition, iin-1 then I shall he able to see
tne result o| the A-lb race ua well!"
Retort Courteous.
At a political meeting at Colchester
Mr. F. H. Baker recently told a capital story of an adventure he met with
in company with Lord Hobert Cecil,
when after an election meeting, tin*
noblo lord was approached by a big
and ferocious woman, who swore at
him and said, "If you were my hunhand I'd shout you!" Lord Robert
raiiied his hat and replied, "Thank
vou, madam; but if 1 were your husband I  would  shout mysell."
Olty Boarder (to farmer) This milk
sooniH pretty poor.
Farmer The pastor' horn ain't
what Is ought to ho.
The Boarder And yet I Haw lota of
milkweed in the hold* this morning.
"I like a story thafa full of fight."
"Then thia hook would not suit you
at all."
"No scrapping in It, ehP"
"No; llio hero aud heroiim do not
get married until thc end of the last
chapter."
Hoping  for  the  best  is  the   next
host thing to having the beat.
Remarkable Old Irish Couple Live In
Neepawa,  Man.
Nearly a hundred years old, blind
and nearly deal, yet able to do all
thc housework for her husband and
h.raelf, Including the baking-such i«
the record ol one who, if not tho oldest woman in Canada or the United
States, is certainly the oldest woman
able to do such work under such cir
cumstances. says Qeorge R. Bolton
In The Courier. Tho baking part ol
hor work the writer can testify to, loi
when ho called tho old lady luul her
hands in the dough, and before he
left she had placed it under the stove
to "raise" us some of us have seen nut
grandmothers do. That she was blind
wa. easil; proven by a simple test;
hor eyes also show in the photo
taken, and she is so dent that
she is not aware that a stranger was
in the room till her husband told her.
then hy Hitting (done and speaking
loudly she was made to hear, and hei
talk was one ol unusual interest, oven
f such circumstances as those uar
rated.
Mrs William tlriinsby id Neepawa,
Manitoba, is in her DDth year; hor
husband la ten yeara younger; together lhe)' form a pair that would arouse
the interest uf any visitor Like many
of the old people tor whom Canada
Is noted, they are Irish.
Mr Grimsby was born in Ireland 81.
\eats nge thin summer, he crossed the
ocean al twelve witb an aunt who
lied oil the trip, and he arrival in
Canada i.l >ne, tiuding a brother aud
ither relatives near Kingston, Out
Vfter reaching manhood he wus a
sailor lor fifteen' years, both oil the
Ireat Lakes uml ocean-going vessels
from Quebec. Meeting Sarah Jane
Gallagher he married her and settled
lowu on a (arm near Perth. Uut.,
riven hei by her brother, and there
.hey lived Ior over thirty yours. When
ver seventy he left fur Manitoba and
lettled a* a pioneer neur Kstovan,
nut ufter three years removed to an-
•ther farm neur Neepawa. successful
y  operating it tor twelve years.  Lasl
Ugust he buil. u small house in Nit.
(_awa town and retired-but now bus
bought tne houso-movaig outfit ol
the place, und intends to enter thut
irdubua line of work next season.
To talk to Mrs. Grimsby seems al-
.. ^Jt weird. She was burn before the
battle of Waterloo; came to Canada
as u child—and here the reader will
pardon a rather personal touch in this
narrative, for she casually mentioned
thut hor first teacher in Cuuada was
Charles Norris Manly, aud she was delighted to hear that tliis man was the
great-grandfather of her interviewer
She further gave good evidence tbat
her age was authentic, for she said
that John Grunge Manly, son of Chas.
.Manly, wus teacher in the school at
"Oliver's Ferry," as she called
Smith's Falls, and was a year or so
younger thun she was. By looking up
family records il was found thut Rev.
John Grange Manly died in Toronto
two years ago at the age of ninety-
live. Apparently there wore many
long-lived people amongst the settlors
near Perth, Ior in Bow land's cemetery, where the Bellamy Road forks
toward Almonte, is buried Charles
Norris Manly, aged ninety-nine, ami-
near his grave may also be noted
"John Rath, aged ninety-seven,"
"Mrs. James Smith, aged one hundred years und throe months," "John
Marshall, aged one hundred und throe
years," and "Mrs. John Marshall,
aged ninety-eight."
Mrs. Grimsby, though blind and
deaf, has ail mental faculties as bright
as ever, aud seems likely to live far
beyond the century murk. As a
proof of bor physical condition—she
fell two years ago and broke her
arm, aud, though it was considered
impossible at hor age, the bone knit
and joined perfectly; after three
month, in a plaster cost it come out
healed and lit for use, though "weaker than the other arm for a heavy
lift," she says. She has borne two
children, Mrs. Thomas Jenkins, ol
Selkirk, aud Mrs. Robert Heal, ot
tveepawa, and though she married
somewhat late in Uf. these daughters
are themselves middle-aged women
now. Whether it be true or not that
the race is growing weaker, aa some
affirm, it is certainly true that few of
of ll.e present generation will see such
a hearty old ago as these two old
people enjoy—and none will do their
own housework at such on age ai
Mrs. Grimsby does.
Menace of the Salmon.
-it there is ono danger that threatens the salmon fishing industry of
British Columbia, the same danger
that threatens always when game or
fish are too easily taken, and that is,
thut with so many clever devices for
capturing the salmon before they
en'or the rivers, not enough may
r. ach the spawning grounds to keep
up tho supply. Restrictive legislation
has boon attempted, but bus not proven very successful. To lessen the
danger the Canadian authorities have
established several llsh hatcheries,
The lirst wos built at Hon Accord on
tho Fraser Uiver in 18*1. and since
th n nine others have been establish
od, and the Dominion Fisheries Com
mission has recommended the establishment of several more.
It would seem that it would not
h**. necessary for a large number of
fish to reach tho spawning grounds
for It is estimated thut each female
-mlmon il posits uot loss than tto.OOd
eggs, so that, If all wero hatched, aud
oamo to maturity, no river would bo
large enough to bold them. But it is
likely thut not more than four per
cent, are even hatched, antl ot these
a large number come to griof before
their four years of life are over, and
thoy return to perform their function iu tho perpetuation of the race.
Wonderful  Location.
That he lives in the midst of Scotland. Kngland and Ireland is the way
his location in Guelph. Out., is de
scribed by Mr. John Taylor, president of the Taylor-ForhoH Co.
The explanation is simple, but interesting.
Many of the streets of the Royal
City are named after cities in the
Old Land, and the streets which
bound throe sides of Mr. Taylor's .re
sldouee aro called -Glasgow, Cambridge uud Cork.
"Why don't you apeak to mamma,
Peter?"
"1 have approached her a dozen
times, (loareat, hut ahe doesn't give tue
a chance to gel in a word. —File*
gende Blaetter.
"Do you mean to say thai, you married fnr moneyP"
"In a way I did. T got married because I couldn't, afford to fdtiy engaged any longer."—Fliogmide Bluet-
ter.
COAL TO BURN.
Northern  Alberta    Reveals  a Wealth
of Fuel.
Surveyors have just returned from
Northern Alberta, whither they wont
in the inter st cl large American
*pecu!ator*. They traveled to a point
2.600 miles distant. Tiny state that
ill along tho Athabasca. Mackpnxie
and McLeod river* there was India
potable evidence of petroleum, said
the chief or tho party.
"There is good fuel burning peat
from Fort Murray to Fort Smith, and
there is oil-bearing land all the way
from Pelican Portage to Smith Port
nge, I.(MS) miles north of here. The
whole country on ouch side of the
river is capable of agricultural development of tho highest kind, and
equal to the very choicest land in
Southern Alberta district.
"Around I'ort McMurray are veins
of coal and anthracite which are capable of producing good fuel fnr this
country for 100 years to come. Notorial gas is ulso existent in superabundance.
"There is sufficient power in the
Grand Rapids of the Athabasca River
to llirht ami heat a hi:- city.
"There are also large deposits of
copper, coul, nntimouy and aluminum.
"1 confirm everything that Jim
Cornwall has said about the country
1 have traveled through Central Africa and Russia and in parts of Australia and I want to say that the
country north af here is the richest
in the world. If railroads nro put
through this country it will create
great cities in Aiborta, equal to Chi-
'ago. I have been surveying for 20
vnjira -md 1 know what I am talkinc
about."
None of the party would say what
'ho ultimate outcome of their trip
north would bo. Parties of surveyor?
are being sort nut nearly every week
for some point north to stake out
claims on land where the choicest
minerals abound.
One hundred companies have recently been incorporated within the
province to develop Northern Aiborta
oil fields. After lying for years in
the province, waiting for someone to
discover its value, and come with
capital enough prepared to develop
it successfully, one of the create-**
oil fields in the world is to be opened
Up. ond opened up by capital gather
ed together from all parts of the
globe. Frenchmen, Germans, Englishmen, Canadians nnd Americans
are Interested, and Calgary mon, too.
huve been optimistic enough to put
their money into a venture that
promises to return millions of dollars.
The City of Calgary views those
immense prospects with much satisfaction. They moan vast population
aud wealth to the young metropolis.
Queer Ways of Old Days.
Interesting reminiscences of St
John, N.B.. are being givon in tho
St. John Globe, by Clarence Ward.
Telling of the treatment of people
in the asylum for the insane nearly
four score years ago, he says:
"Blood-letting and restraint appear
to have played a prominent part, and
light and bathing to have been considered luxuries. Amongst the items
charged for maintenance are the following: Paid \V. McBuy, for twelve
hogshead of wuter (for one month),
one pound, fifteen shillings. W. Hammond, for thirty pounds of rush lights,
one pound, five shillings. Harvie and
Allan, tor eight tin blooding cups and
one tin pan, seven shillings nnd sixpence. D. Collins (saddler), for three
bund mufflers, one pound, fifteen
shillings. G. T. Hay, for twelve strait
waistcoats, at twenty shillings each,
twelve pounds.
"The twelve hogsheadB of wator
above mentioned must have been for
drinking and cooking purposes—'tea
water,' as it was called iu old times
The item for rush-lights gives one
th: impression of people living in the
'dark' ages—and the reason for their
use must have boon a rigid economy
It is difficult to conceive how they
managed otter dark to follow their
occupations with no other light than
that furnished by a rush light—which
was made fro u the pith of a rush
dipped in tallow, the flame of which
was not much brighter than the glial-
mer of a mutch."
Mistaken  Identity.
.. story is going the rounds of Winnipeg just uow which may or may
not be originul. It appears that a
number of financial people were Hooting a company which was to be European in character, but which was also
to have a Winnipeg board of directors. One man was Bent to London to
organize that end, while his business
associates arranged the domes! Tc por
tion. He reach J London and did
his wor' thore; then wont on to Berlin and thence to Paris. Arriving
there with his arrangements complete,
Ite "lit o c do nnssage to the following effect: "Just arrived. Send names
best men for local directorate." When
this. message reached Winnipeg, it
wu- handed ovor to a clerk to translate. He either used the wrong code
or v, is a blunderer, and produeod
the following translation of the code
words: "Just arrived with shaft uut
of level and engine strained."
Campbellton't Rtcovery.
Cuinphelltoii. Nil,, the town which
wus nearly wiped ofl the map by fire,
Is rapidly growing up again. Build
inn operations on a very largo scale
are being undertaken, and as the new
llro laws prohibit the erection of frame
buildings in the cunt re of the town,
the terrible conflagration of several
months ago is not likely to be re*
pealed. Among improvements plan*
ned is the construction of a modem
electric powor plant to replace tke
present temporary structure.
Such Extravagance!
Imagine un editor having his office
towel stolon from the clothes line.
This is what happened to Bro. Nee-
lands of The Henaall Observer, The
only proper way to dry h printing
office towel is to stand it up against
tbe hack fence. Any editor who can
afford to own a clothes line ought lo
robbed at every opportunity.—
/.urieh  Herald.
"It Ih Bflld," ho remarked, "that the
projMulion of unmarried women in
this country grows larger every year."
"Well," she replied, "it'a only nu-
lural that it should he ho, seeing that
the proportion of real mon grows
smaller in thia country evory your."
Then he got his hut and went home,
Always scald the milk used in making a custard. Then when it is baked
it will always be smooth.
MrH. Wl llio—Isn't it awful the way
people paw over goodH in n store?
Mrs. Oillis—Shocking I I went over
to tho waist counter thia morning and
picked up every single garment and
there wasn't one that didn't hnve
marka where somebody had been
handling them.
JOURNALISM IN QUEBEC
IT HAS A RACE OF PRESS WRITERS ALL ITS OWN.
Clement Dansereau, Dean of French-
Canadian Newspapermen, It a Man
Little Known In the Western Part
of tht Country But an Important
Figure In the Life of tht Lower
Province.
That Canada possesses two distinct
racial stocks and two languages is
nowhere better exemplified thun in
journalism. Those Canadians who
spook Knglish and read l.uglish newspapers do not probably realize that in
Quebec thero is an active press whoso
tradition descend from Paris and tho
French reviews instead of from the
spectator down through The London
Times.
Yet in the French centres, manning some of tho ftiguicst dailies in
the Dominion ure a corps of French
MR.   C.  A-   nANSr.RRA.J.
news-getters and French loader writers penning tho slushing editorials
for which the Gullic journalists ore
famous and taking their literary standards from authors whom wo Anglo-
Saxons know only hy name. For instance, how many readers of the Knglish p"ess know ol Clement Dansereau f
Clement Arthur Dansereau, the
Dean of Fren'ch-Canadiun journalism,
was born at Contrecocur, in the Province of Quebec, in 184*1. He was educated ut tho Vercheres Seminary ami
L'Assomptkm College. He studied
luw in the office of tho late Mr. Justice Girouurd, but, though qualifying
for the professioned, he never practiced it. In Wd he began his journalistic career, making his debut as un
editorial writer on the staff of "La
Minorve." In 1880 he joined "La
Prosse," with which he has been connected ever since, except from 1801
to 1899, when he held the oflice of
postmaster of Montreal.
Absent  Voting  In  Australia.
Consul-General John P. Bray of
Sydney, Australia, has sent out a
complete collection of tbe election
lows and regulations of the Australian Commonwealth.
lt is interesting to note the provisions which these laws make for what
is known as absent voting. The Australian Commonwealth, like the United States, is divided into states, with
election sub-districts. By one method
for absent voting the elector is permitted to cast his ballot at any polling place within the state or district
for which he is registered on making
a simple declaration that his name
is enrolled ou the records of one of
the polling places within thut state
or district.
The second method of absent voting
Is by mail. An elector who has reason to believe that during the polling
hours of an impending election day he
will nol be nearer than five miles to
the polling place at which he is registered, on application may receive a
postal vote certificate and a postal
ballot paper. With these he may, at
any time nn election day, present himself before any Government officer or
employe at any place in the Commonwealth and in his presence murk the
ballot. Ho will then deliver the marked ballot to the Government officer or
employe, having first put it in a sealed envelope, and the latter will mail
it to tho electoral officials nl the district for which tho voter is enrolled.
The ballot so sent will bo counted
when received by the electoral officials in tho same manner us if it had
been regularly and personally cast ut
t... (wiling place.
Puzzling Inscriptions.
One of the grout curiosities of C'hil-
tinghum is the loadstone in a cavity
in which a live toad was found to be
immured through the axe used In
hewing it coming out covered with
blood. Tbe strilia, long used as a
man to) piece, was Inst sight of for
many yours, but finally rediscovered.
lit a room on the ground iUx a
iiicture of the toad, with fr** /id
little animals dancing triunv, _.*otly
around It, and two Latin inscriptions
upon tho loadstone, Antiquarians
have long puzzled over those inscriptions, which to the ordinary clussicul
scholar are quite mcunlngfess. Lord
KaveiiHworth, however, succeeded iu
achieving u translation satisfactory to
himself, if not to all of his brother
antiquaries.
Tankcrvlllt a Sportsman.
The Karl of Tankorvllle who has
kept his fifty-ninth birthday, Is a
peer of many gifts and accomplish-
inetlts, He has ranched In the
"Woolly West," and hu*. hud low
many a grizzly hear in the Rookie-'..
lie has exhibited in the Royal Academy, and possesses on his Chi'.ling-
ham estate tho finest herd of white
(or. rather cream I cuttle in the kiui*-
dom His lordship wa.- ut one time
s midshipman in the navy, und afterwards became a lieutenant In the
Rifle Brigade.
Old Gentleman-Now, kiddles, do
you want mo to have a game of romps
with yon?   En?
Youngster—Oh, nol We're playing
at Indiana, and you're no use. You
are scalped already!~ Punch.
"ICh an awful night.   You can't go
f*o home in this wealhor.   Stay and
lave supper with uh."
"Oh! It isn't ns hopeless as that,
thank youi"—Toledo Blade,
per-
"He is one of the sort that i.s ;
feet crunk ahout thunderstorms,
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3.1tain   Pays   Big  Sums  For  Things
Done  Centuries  Ago.
^For moro than 200 years the heirs
Lord d'Auvrequerque  have  been
Claiming Credit
"I, sir," remnrked the indignant
citizen, "am a taxpayer."
"Well," replied the political boss,
"you have me to thank. You would
not be uenrly ns much of a taxpayer
as you are excepting for my efforts."
Sores Flee Before It.—Thore are many
who have been alHietod with nores and
hove driven them away with Dr. Thomas'
Kt-lectric Oil, which acts like magic.
All similarly troubled should lose no
time in applying this splendid remedy,
as there ia nothing like it to be had.
It is cheap, but itH power is io no way
eipres-ed by its low price.
"Kind friend," whined a beggar,
"I'm trying to get to Glusgow, and
I've got the price of a ticket all but
sixpence.   Will you help me out?"
"No, but I can give you some excellent advice," replied the gentleman
he addressed. "Take the train to
within a sixpenny fare of Glasgow
and then wulk."—Tit-Bits.
Minard's Liniment used by physicians
There ore now fourteen Protestant
church buildings in Home; three English Episcopal, one Presbyterian, and
two Methodist, four Baptist, one Wal-
densian, one German Lutheran und
one of the Free Italian church.
Westerner—Kansas is sure a prosperous State, these dnys. Why, all
the farmers are weurning patent
leather shoes.
Easterner—No wonder they had
such a large corn crop.
Tired in Body
and in Mind
Worn Out by the Monotonous Indoor
Life of Winter
Spring Findi   the   Blood Weak and
the System Run Down—Vigor
it Restored by
Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food
Just at tho time when tlie buds
nre bursting und tlie birds nre chirping merrily in the treetops, many
people feel most keenly tho debilitate g nnd enervating effects of indoor winter life.
Tho blood is so thin nnd watery
thnt it fails to Bupply nutrition to
the nervous system nnd to thc vitnl
organs. You feel tired, weak nnd dis-
couraged, nppetite fnils, digestion is
impaired, energy nnd nmbition nre
lacking, and strange depressing feelings come over you.
But nature has provided certain
restoratives to be used nt this time
of year to form .now, rich blood nnd
create new nerve force. Those elements nre found In condensed nnd
ensily assimilated form in Dr.
Chase's Nerve Food.
Thousands of men and women hnve
learned to escape thia spring depression nnd weakness anil discour-
ngement hy using tliis greut rostorn-
tlvc.
Vitality is Increased, strength nnd
conlidenco return, buoyancy is felt
in every movement of tho body, poller und weakness und disease give
place to the glow of health nnd vigor
ol mind nnd body.
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, the great
spring tonic and restorutive, 60e. a
box, 0 lor $3.00, ut all dealers or
Kdmanson, Hates & Co., Limited,
Toronto.
She Had It Down Pat
Tho weekly lesson in Sunday school
dealt with tlie corrupting influence of
luxury and worldiness, and thc golden text was n well known sentence
that the superintendent wished nil
the children to remember.
It sounded like nn easy text to learn
and thc superintendent, mounting the
platform for n flnnl review of the lesson when the school assembled for
closing exercises, wns sure of n pleasant response from his pupils.
"Who," ho begun, "enn repeut tlie
golden text?"
A score of hands wore raised und
the superintendent chose a little girl
witli-blue eyes, a well bred, well behaved little girl from a well In do and
"particular" family, to repent the
text for him.
"Woll, Dorothy," he snid, "you may
tell us. Ntniid up ho we can nil hour
you."
Dorothy sloral up in the prettlness
ot hor hnir rihhons.
"You cannot," slio snid distinctly,
"You cniiuot serve Cod und mnmmn."
drawing comfortable pensions lor
something an ancestor did 217 years
Jgo. It was in 109. that William 111.
granted to Henry de Nassau, Lord
rAuvremierque, hi.i heir* and a*.
iigneea lor over, the sum ol Jlil.ouo
> year, in consideration ot "his many
and faithlul services"—which, in tact,
were tliuse of a purely nominal political nature. Lord Cowper. to whom
four-filths of this yearly sum was
paid, commuted a portion of it in 185'*
for f.200,000 down, hut hia heirs still
receive $1,875 annually.
There is the ease of the SchomberjJ
pension, granted nlso hy William 111.
He burdened the state witli tlie sum
nf $23,000 a year to the Sohouibergss
tnd, though portions d tliis have
been commuted hy descendants, Britain still pays out $3,600 annually to
people who, it is alleged, are not in
any way connected with the original
Schomberg family.
Karl Nelson gets $25,000 a year
through holding the Nelson title and
representing the famous admiral's
luniily—in tho indirect line. In a
line manner Lord Rodney gets $5,000
a vear, but he is the direct descendant of the galisnt seaman who defeated De Grasse.
The jurgost of the perpetual pen-
sions is that received by the Duke of
Richmond. It amounts to $95,000 a
year. The story of this pension takes
one back to the day3 of Queen Rlizm
both, who got a duty of one shilling
per chaldron on al! coal exported from
the, Tyne and burned in England. Her
successors held this duly until the
reign of "hurles II., who granted it
to thc flrst Duke of Richmond. He
ind his heirs received it lor over a
■entury, till in the time of George
III. it was changed to the present an-
iual pension, which is known as the
vichmond Sliding.
The Duke of Norfolk obtains $300
i : 'ar Irom the Exchequer for what
■re known as "ancient fees." and the
Duke of Rutland $100 under n like
leading. These sums nre nominal,
t is true, yet the recipients do netting whatever to earn them.
T'..j first Duke of Grafton was grant-
'd by Charles II. a certain import
luty known as "prisage nnd butler-
'„e" upon wines. In 1806 the then
■xisting duke commuted this duty lor
the annuity ot $34,350, and his heirs
-till rec.ive yearly this handsome in-
•eme.
But it is not to be supposed that
t is only the aristocrats who have
ieen granted free pensions on the na-
ional Exchequer. Fourteen thousand
lounds odd is paid out on account ol
thi Courts of Justice for compensation to those whose oflices have been
iholishod. One old man is still alive
.vho obtain" $275 a year because
through the operation of a new -net
he was deprived two generations ago
if the privilege of selling forms in
^ourt. Laundresses who lost their
work some twenty years through the
Law Courts being removed from Westminster to their present site opposite
Temple Bar still receive from $400
'o $550. according to their status.
\ "Preacher at Rolls," formerly ot
'he old Chancery Division, is paid
$500 annually, th< ugh not a sermon
ia* he preached for innumerable
vears; and there are many other instances in which the taxpayer is
called on to pay every year.
Ants That Scare Elephants.
- In the vast equatorial forests of
Africa the nn : dreaded of animals is
the great bull-ant. Unlike other ants,
it carries nothing away; everything is
.'aten on tiie spot. Every kind ol
beast and reptile—elephants, lions,
rorijlas, snakes, and man himsell—
leei before this terrible insect.
These ants march through the lor-
>st in a long thin column, two inches
vide un.! miles in length. If they
•ome to nn open space where there
ire in trees to shelter them from the
un,   ttu*y   burrow   underground  nnd
•rm tunnels, through which they
nareli on. lt often takes as long as
welve hours for one ul these armies
o puss.
Any creature overtaken is nt once
ttaeked with irresistible fury and In-
tnntly devoured. The strongest nml
he weakest, Ilie most liorce and the
nost timid of creatures, ure alike
heir prey.
Natives overtaken by them seek rouge in the nearest river or pond,
l'ot, even when the ants themselves
re drowned, their strung pincers reuse to relax their hold upon any
tosh thoy may have attached (hem*
wives to, and, though their bodies
ire torn forcibly a say, their heads re-
imin.
Certain barbarous tribes, when s
nan ie condemned for witchcraft,
aston him to n tree and leave him
o the ants. When they have passed
i skeleton alone is left to tel! the tale.
Good Use of Time
Mrs. Frost—And was your daughter's experience as a hospital nurse a
success ?
Mrs. Snow—Yes, indeed. She was
at the hospital only two days before
they dismissed her, but iu thoae 48
hours she had met six perfectly lovely young doctors.
"My! Miss MaV said the old
darkey to tlie young lady of the
house, the morning after her coming-
out bail, "you slio' did look sweet his'
night. My! I hardly knowed you.
Dey wasn't a thing about you dat
looked natchel."—Baltimore and Rich,
inonil Christian Advocate.
you can make my
with   you
confident
"Do you think
daughter happy?"
"She has been happy
hnsn't she?" rejoined tin
youth.
"I think so, sir."
"Well, if she is so easy to please
there ought to he no difficulty,"
I cured a horse of the Mange with
MINARD'S LINIMENT.
CHRISTOPHER SAUNDERS.
Dnlhousie.
I cured a horse bndly torn by a
pitch fork, with MINARD'S LINIMENT. EDW. LINLIEF.
St. Peter's, C.B.
I cured n horse of a bad swelling
by MINARD'S LINIMENT.
THOS. W. PAYNE.
Bathurst, N. B.
A little fellow rushed breathlessly
into a drug store.
"Please, sir, some liniment and
some cement!"
"What?" asked the puzzled clerk,
"what's the trouble?"
"Mam hit pop on the head with a
plate."'
Imported from Boston
Friend—"What you need, old chap,
is a tonic in tlie shape of fresh air."
Purist—"And what is Ilie shape of
fresli air, pray?"
Freshby—"Professor, is it ever possible to take the greater from tlie
loss?"
Professor—"There is a pretty close
approach to it when tlie conceit is
taken out of a freshman."—Brooklyn
Life..
"Putty," said Grandma, "I think
it nbont time yon stopped playing
with boys. Little girls ought not to
bare to play with boys when they're
ns large as you."
"Oh. that's ull right, Grandma.
Why the bigger we get tlie better we
like tbem."—Lippincott's Magazine.
THE POSTMASTER
TELLS JS FRIENDS
THAT THEY SHOULD USE DODD'S
KIDNEY PILLS FOR KIDNEY  ILLS.
The change of dietary that cotnefl with
Hl'i-uiB and Hummer hut) the effect in weak
Btomacl.i uf Betting up inflammation, re-
aultinii In dysentery and cholera morbus.
The abnormal condition will continue if
not attended to and will cause an exhaustive drain on the system. The best
available medicine is Dr. J. D. KellogK'B
Dysentery Cordial. It clears the Btoraach
and bowels of irritants, counteracts the
iiii'iimii.ntioii and restores the organs to
henlthly action.
"I'm auiv," sniil the inter viewer,
"tlie public would be interested to
know tlie secret of your success."
"Well, young man," replied the enp-
tain of industry, "the secret of my
success has been my ability to keep
it a secret?"
Refuted Admit.*.ion to Church.
Dr. Clifford, who has made his 28th
appearance as u passive register be*
fore the Paddiugton magistrates, ia
In great demand at mission services.
An amusing adventure happened on
one occasion when he was conducting
such services at Garr's Lane, Birmingham. Arriving only just a few
minutes before the commencement,
tlu doctor wus refused admission by
tl.- policeman at the door. "I want
to go in," said Dr. Clifford. "Are
yo ■ a seatholderP" asked the official.
7'No, I am not." "Then you can't go
In." "I think," remarked thu'fnmnus
passive reslster, "that (here will be
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not so sure of It," retorted the other.
"Uut I am Ur, Clifford, and I am
due to preach in another minute and
ft  half.      "Oh,  are  you?"  said  the
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''I don't know what I am ever go-
.Jng to do witb that boy of mine. He
is careless and absolutely reckless of
consequences, and doesn't seem to
care for uny one."
"Good! You can make a taxicab-
driver of him,"
Mistress—Norn, I saw a policeman
in tbc park today kiss a buby. I
hope you will remember my objections to such things.
Nora—Sure, ma'am, no policeman
would iver think of kissin' yer baby
whin I'm around.
A Buff Orpington rooster, missing
for three weeks, wus fount! wedged in
the wooden foundation of a haystack
at Stanford, Kent. The bird was as
thm as a lath, but now is crowing n's
lustily as ever. It was 20 days
without food.
AFT^R 35 YEARS.
i Cases of Arrests  Long  After CriireM
Were  Committed.
A vot'k or two ago a man cave him*
self up und OMnf<'^ed tint he wai
respond!-!.' for the Csfo Royal murder in 1.04. It will be tememberel
thut nn old watchman was .-hot by
h man unknown. Though thi? confession proved, like many ether?, to
be untrue, it .recalls the fact that
many a crime ha? been brought home
to thf guilty party when many more I
than sixteen year, huve cone by.
,lu-t   ever a year   aeo on.'   of   the ;
richest   and   most  respected  nf   th- j
usiness men of the city of Vienna
wu? arrested on a charge of having
embezzled a sum of eight poun \i
from his employer thirty-five year*".
ago I It transpired that thi; merchant
1'pj.un his career as o commereiiti
trHveler in cheap prints, which h«
-old in town.- and villuges. One day
he failed to turn up. and. owing to
Hit? difficulty of proving the defalcation?, tbe ea?e was not proceeded
with. Hi-; solicitor, when he was
charged nfter this long intervul, procured his releu.-e hy arranging that
the eight pound? thut his client hud
embezzled. together with compound
interest for the thirty-five years,
should be deposited in the court.
Another ci.>e that run*- the ubove
very close nlso prove* the truth of
tbe ol I say inn, "Murder will out."
There lived in Rome, nearly forty
years ago, n womon named Marie
RotHli, with ber husband und three
children. Sbe had u lover named
Glacont, and, becoming tired of her
husband and children, deliberately
poisoned tbem. The guilty pair fled,
and finally fttlod down together in
Naples. Thirty years afterward .
during a violent qunrrel, Giaeoni
threatened bis metres? that be would
inform the police of the crime she
had committed. A passerby who
overheard the threat denounced the
pair, und. just thirty-one year* nfter
the dastardly murder, Marie RonelH
wa.1 brought to trini and convicted.
Oddingley, u little village in Wor*
cester?hire. Eng.. was the scene of a
ghastly crime that remnined unsolved
for u quarter of a century. Tbe rector wn- found murdered one day, and
shortly afterwards a man named
Hemming?, the local carpenter, dis-
nppeareil. Thnt he wns the murtler'T
there was little, doubt, but, though
there wn? n great hue nnd cry nt the
time, he wn? not discovered. Twenty-
five yenrs later some workmen who
were "digging up the foundntions of 4
burn dUcivered tho skeleton of the
carpenter. This discovery frightened
a mnn into confessing that he had
murdered Hemmings. It came out
that he hnd urged the carpenter to
kill the lector, und then, frightened
thai he would be found out. he bnd
in hi? turn killed Hemmings.
Ouly as recently as last February
tbe real author of a crime was discovered nfter fifteen yenr- hud passed
nnd six people had been unjustly
sentenced for it. Fifteen years ago
last August six miners were condemned nt Essen for perjury. The
chief witness against them wns a
policeman named Mun ter,-- and,
though witnesses were brought to
prove thut his evidence was false, a
policeman's word in Qermuny at that
time wu? considered to he above any
combined evidence. Not till Inst
February wa? the innocence of these
six deeply-wronged miners proved
nnd a formal verdict of ncquittnl entered against tbem. Rut under German laws tbey nre totally unable to
get compensation!
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Ask for Minard's and take no other.
This was after tbe quarrel: "I can
never forgive you!" she cried. "Last
night you said I was a lobster."
"But you know," she replied, and
her tone was conciliatory, you know
how dearly I love lobster."
With a glad cry he folded her to his
breast.
In two Dr.
poi If
Cliff*
'ords already.'
A gigantic, elm tree in Hadley,
thought to be tlie oldest tree In the
state, bus jusf. been cut down. The
brunches of this tree stretched for
more than 100 feet away from the
trunk, growing outward, instead of
upward, as is the ealjQ with most
elniH, The circumference of the trunk
at the base was 211 feet.
We observe thnt the man's fingers
nre all twisted and bent into the most
uncouth shapes. "Poor fellow!" we
say to our friend. "Evidently he is
a victim of rheumatism." "No," our
friend explains. "He is deaf and
dumb and has been trying to talk
Scotch dialect on his fingers."
Flies and Mosquitoes carry disease
germs, especially Malaria, Chills and
Fever. Two or three drops of Ham-
lins Wizard Oil on the insect bite
will take out all the poison. Stop
that itch too.
"I have beon appointed secretary to
the president."
"Very good, sir," said the police
man on guard. "Incoming secretaries
keep to the riglit, outgoing secretaries
keep to the left. Please do not track
mud into the house."
In the Latest Style
She--How do you like my new
dress?
Ho—It reminds me of a popular
theatre.
She—What do you mean?
He—Standing room only.—Stray
Stories.
I ncontiderate
Nephew (ns uncle is fulling over a
precipice)—I say, uncle, stop yelling
and think of me I This will land me
in a fearful hole, you know. Everybody knows you've left ine your
mouey and nobody'11 believe I tried lo
save you."—M, A. P.
To havo the children sound and li.-ultliy
Is thu HrHt .■nre of thn mother. They
cannot Iiu lutnlthy If troubled with worms,
Uho Mother (Iniven'  Worm Kxtcrmlautor.
WI (-"—"-Wasn't that a gooil box of
cigars 1 gave you on yoilr iast birth-
lay?"
Husband—"Yes; I never suw a better, box, my dear."
"Anything romantic ubout their
wedding?"
"Nothing whatever. Shu can cook
and he has a job."
The weakling is always stubborn -
it takes a strong man to yield!
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COCKSHUTT
Wearing   the   Rose.
Most of us connect St. George with
one thing only—namely, that lie .slew
a dragon; and it is very doubtful il
this story hns any foundation in actual fact. Hut we celebrate the day
dedicated to him, April 2urd, by wearing of the rose.
All we know, however, about our
patron saint is that be was born of
noble parents in Cuppadocia about
the year 239, and that l.e became a
soldier iu the Human army, and rose
lo the rank of tribune. When he was
only twenty-one, the Kmperor Diocletian issued his proclamation again.--t
Christianity, condemning all to death
who did  not  renounce it.
The young tribune at once tore the
edict down. This infuriated the emperor, and he condemned George to
imprisonment. The story goes, that,
at the trial, the statue of Apollo fell
tn pieces in the presence of the saint.
But this only enraged Diocletian
more, and St. George was tortured to
death.
The oldest church fn England which
is dedicated to the patron saint is St.
George's,   Southwark,   which   is  sup-
fosed to huve existed in Saxon times.
t wus Edward III. who put the great
Order of the .Garter under the saint's
protection, hut it was not until the
reign of Henry V. that April SWrd was
proclaimed as a solemn feast-day.
Bell  Casting   In   England.
Bells were first cast in Englund in
the year M0. tlmugh Scotland, Ire-
land, and Walfts can go back still
further, I believe.
But tbe real art of bell-founding
reached perfection in Belgium and
Holland in tbe sixteenth und seventeenth centime.-;, nnd the bells uf that
time -till stand a* models.
AU htiiU nfter they are cast and
finished iriu-t go through a process
of tuning, which is done by shaving
thin strip*) of metal from varlou*
pnrti<. It is n^ easy for un expert
bell-tuner to put n bell in tune ns (or
u piuno-tuner to adjust his instrument.
For the playing nf chimes and
carillons, tubular belli are now being
used, ami are much cheaper than the
usual form. Tbey non* 1st it' tubes of
"trying lengths, ranging from about
(ou. *" fourteen feet, und arc hung
■ipuii a name.
iVorkmen Who Are Worth Thousand?
On  Nothing a  Week.
What self-help and thrift can dn foi
t man is strikingly demonstrated by
h_ ease of John Morrison, a Yerk-
thire carpenter, who. although his
wages had nevel exceeded _£••. ;i week,
has been able to leuve behind bim
the substantial sum of $15,000, every
jenny of it the fruits of saving,
"Impossible!" the sceptic says; and
tu wonder, for such a feat seems te
border on the miraculous. And yet it
was really quite simple, ns John M"r-
riaon used to declare. When he married, a little over forty years ago, he
looked rouii'l tu see what economics
!ie could effect. He f. und thnt he
had been spending ut least 68. a week
on beer nnd tobacco; these he cuuld
very well dispense with. Thnt meant
■\ weekly saving nf 5s., ur £13 a yenr.
Ind thla wu.- the nucleus of bis fur-
:une.
A few weeks later his wages were
rai*il from 30s. to 35s. weekly. He
'■ould rub along without the extra 5s.,
Hid wus thus able to put by £20 B
year. When hi savings had amounted to £100 he bought two cottages,
borrowing three-fourths of the purchase money and paying off the loan
out of the rents. He wns a man ef
property now. The appetite for thrift
took full posso-siuri of him. He wns
fond of gardening, and he decided
to turn his hobby nnd his spare time
into money. He rented half an acre of
land; his wife opened a shop for the
sale of the produce, and the first year
he was able to increase his savings to
£1 a week, with which in two yenrs
time he was able to buy two more
houses.
Aud thus simply his fortune grew.
House was added to house, each paying for its own purchase with its rent;
until at sixty he was able to retire
on £150 a year, almost twice his highest wages as workman; nnd when hr
died to leave a good £3,000 behind
him.
And what Jolm Morrison could d
and did others have done. Only :>
few weeks ago a working man eon
fossed in a court uf law thut he hut1
already suved COCO nut of wages whiol
had never exceeded 30s. a week. "Hov
dil you do it.-" asked the magistrate
"By a little self-denial, your worship.'
the man answer-Hi, and then proudli
added, "And I've brought up font
children, too; and now there's uni?
me ami the wife I'm going to buy at
annuity with it, which they say will
come to over  r'O a yenr."
In another case known to thc writer a London policeman managed tu
save £250 during the first dozen years
of bis married Iile. This sum he deposited in a bank, from which lie secured a loan for the purchase of a
block of weekly property which he
bought at a bargain. The rents, in
process of time, paid not only the interest but the principal of the loan.
The repairs he executed himself in
bis spare time, and long before he
was sixty he was in the enjoyment
of a eleur income of £150 n year from
his property, which hud cost him
nothing but the Initial saving of £*_50.
Encouragement
"Mi.-s Emma. I love you."
"Well, now yuu are down on your
tnees, yuu muy ua well tiL- my shoe-
aces.'1
"He seems to be very clever."
"Yes, indeed.    He can even do the
problems  tbat   his  children   have  to
[work uut ut    .school."-Detroit    Free
I Press.
Congested conditions of a great city
add to the mortality, 'lhe coroners
■eport 2.-K, death- from violence in
New York last year.
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Woman In Majority.
There  are   now  about  one   and  a-
quarter   million   moro   females   than
mules in Kuglund aud Wales.
To untangle hair tbat has not been
inhed because uf Illness, put alcohol
1 it ami then brush,   The snarls will
then  he loosened  readily.
To prolong life, nays one snvnnf,
drink buttermilk, while another bids
us east sauerkraut. |rK not bard to
see why man's days.are n Umbo red.
Atlas waa bearing thc world on bis
shoulders.
"It is easier to buve everything my
wife wants rrio to get on one Rpot," lie
explained.
Thus wo see it was a labor-saving
device.—New York Sun.
Photographing tht Coronation.
Sir Benjamin Stone, who has boon
appointed by King (Joorge otlieia!
photographer at the coronation cer>
mony, is suid to huve taken mor'
photographs than any other mat
ulive. Over a thousand of tbem huvi
been taken on the Terrace of th
House of Commons alone, It wu
there he inveigled Mr. Jesse Colling
into a smile, with tbe encouragim
remark, "Now, do look pleasanter
Think of three ueres and 11 cow 1"
Few arc the countries he bus lef
unvisited in search of prey fur hi*
camera. He has tracked down an
eclipse of the tun in Brazil, and been
mobbed in mid-China.
His great aim is to provide the
British Museum with a permanent
record of the life of his generation
A policeman, new to the House, bad
observe*! bim more than once entering with his camera. He stopped
him one day, with "Take a lot of
photographs?" "A good many," wa.-
the answer. "Huve a shot at me,
then!" Sir Benjamin did. A few
days later he showed the result.
Robert was critical. "Not very good,
is it?" he remarked doubtfully. The
photographer looked crestfallen.
"Never mind, old man; it'll do.
Here's a tanner." The sixpence came
back next day through the inspector,
ond thereafter the embarrassed constable carefully avoided meeting Sir
Benjamin', eve.
Sculptor1!  Early Struggle*,.
Mr. Bertram Mackcnnal, A.R.A.,
has been mentioned as the sculptor
commissioned to execute the King
Kdwurd Memorial to be placed in Uie
Mall   facing  Marlborough   House.
Mr. Maekenmil is an Australian by
birth, and the son of a sculptor. From
his earliest yenrs he determined to
devote himself to the art which hia
father had followed, but his path to
success lay by no means in ensy
places. In I'nr is he hud a terrible
■druggie for actual existence, and endured such trials and privations as
would have quenched the spirit, nml
perhaps killed the art, in a weaker
man.
He came to London, and has cone
steadily forward ever since, Mr. Mic.
ken tial lives in u quaint, old-world
house nt Marlborough Hill, 11 remark
able feature of whlrh is u courtyard
that divides the hntlBC into two parts;
there nre three studios flHaehed to
tin houso, iu one of which Mr. Mne-
kcnnul is certain to he found nt work
nt any lime between breakfast nnd
dinner hours. He Is, indeed, an in
defntigable worker -and smoker.
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boots and shoes and crown lager
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BARNES* Big Three Ring Wild
Animal CirCui will exhibit in Cran-
F  0. DuBols, ol Kernie. was In the book for one day  only Monday,
city on Thursday. j May 29th. Two performances only
J. Q. MeOauunTd Vancouver W11B J"«! be given itartin. at one thirty
ni town Thursday. »nd leven thirty, doori open one
  I hour earlier.
A. 0.  Bowness is putting up a six |     _„_ cTBPBT  *>a.CV
roomed cottage oa Durick avenue. * *"**■ " **a__ -l "-a-11»   r/iut-
  ; ANT will parade the streets pro-
Mre. A. Emory of Sheep Greek wa. -,-,._ _t ,<_ to th( ,-ov-j-g.
Cranbrook visitor Friday. *
REMEMBER, the Bamci' Show
E. C. Smith o! St. Mary'p prairie exhibit! for one day only, rain or
was in the city Thursday. i_. .     ,.<    ,      -   .  .
ihintp and will give but two peril. H.  Allen of Moyie waa a guest tormai'ce*.
at thi* Wentworth  Monday.
The government ufllcea,   banks ami
stores were cloaed on Empire Day.
Paul  Handley of Maryavilte was in
town  Monday on husineaa.
WANTED—Boy with pony to herd ft
bunch of cows. Apply W. J. Atchison.
Y. Woods ol Cherry Creek waa   at
Wycltkle  Monday  on  business.
rfuuon Taylor waB at Klmberly on
business  Monday
the city Thursday,  en route  to Spokane, on a business trip,
Qeorge  Leitch   returned  Thursday
from a business trip to Spokane. Nelaon and the boundary couutry,
Tbo Italian Baml ot Kernie played
iu tbe auditorium on Tueaday to ft
small hut appreciative audience,
a number of strAngers were tn the
city tins week enquiring about   farm
lands.
James Miller, ol Ferule was m the      G. K. [.cask ft Oo,, were building a
city Sunday last. fence  around   the   Imperial   bank   lot
  on Friday.
B. Gardener t>| Spoka&e spent Suu-I 	
day last al the Oranbrook. J    Davte,  of UM  Davis Bros.,  elec
trical company went to Kernie Thurs-
A.     EQ,     Clark    ot    San   Kranclaco,   day on  business,
epent Sunday lust in Cranhrook,
 • ai  g. Barnes otroua wlll be in tbe
J   w.  QngHsh ol Rossland was at city next Monday, May jo, tor   two
th. Oranbrook Sunday last. performances,
A. W. McKenzie, of Spokane, repre-
aenting the Simonde Manufacturing
company spent Sunday last in Cratv
brooU.   He waa at Wycliffe Monday.
Rev. and Mrs. R. Hughes left on
Tuesday night for the old country.
A large gathering waa at the station
wishing them a hon voyage.
Al. Doyle drove over from Fort
Steele Wednesday to attend the races.
He returned home Thursday over a
hundred dollars better off.
Spence Lyons, of Ooleman, an old
time print., was here with Andy
Hood on Wedueaday taklug u the
sports.
A hotel company haa commenced
tbe erection of a large and commodious hotel at luvermere for the convenience of tourists and othera.
Arch. Leitch, representing thn Eaat
Kooteuay Lumber company, left ou
Thursday    for    Calvary    on   < ntipauy
business,
Gardners were at work this week
planting trees around the Y. M. O, A.
fence.     These    trees    were   seut   out
from tbe experimental farm.
J O'Hhea and 0, H Playle of Nelson were In Cranhrook thia week attending ft alttkUK of the Suo.'ume
court.
FARMS FOR
SALE
AND
Money to Loan on Improved Farms
At Reasonable Rates
FRED A. RUSSELL
llox 144 - Cranbrook, B.C.
Frank    Dickenson of Jattray, spent
Sunday lust in Oranbrook.
Mr.    and    Mrs.    Cut y  and Child   Ol
Medicine Hat were Cranbrook visitors
last Sunday
P. Brown ol  Moose Jaw.
ity on Monday.
Ill   ttir
Thn hardware store of J, IV Mc-
"rbi, vvas tastefully decorated on
Victoria ilay.
S. W. Bompelly R mining man from
Luke's Creek, was at tlte Oosniopolt-
tan on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs.  1*.  Hundley who were
,at the Cranbrook on Monday return
I    C. \ansleak, ol * ndermere, was at ea to Marysville on Tuesday.
the Cosmopolitan on Sunday,  __..
T. B. Johnstone and s. H. Mosher
of Calgary, were registered at the
Cranhrook on Monday,
_-*_;-!
The Up-To-[)ate Farmer
saves himself and h s horses by using
j the heat implements. Raises bigger
j and better crops too, than he who
farma as hia great grand-father did.
If you want to make farming pay,
and enjoy it at the aame time, get
Home of our
COCKSHUTT
MODERN FARM IMPLEMENTS
With them you can da twice as much
work in half the usual time it takes
without them. Don't be a slave to
your farm. Make our Implements do
the work while you boss the job and
tuke the profits.
The Cranbrook Trading Co., Ltd.
CRANItKOOK,
B.   C.
********************
LOCAL  NEWS.
Take a Hint
from the few words we say in this
advertisement. Soft drinks will
quench the thirst us well aa anything
you can drink. The many different
things that we bottle are h!1 mude of
pure materials and they me good for
tlie health us well us for quenching
tue thirst.
Our bottled goods not only taste
better but ure better to use than ordinary water.
PHONE 78.
P,  0.  HOX HDL
EAST   KOOTENAY
BOTTLINQ   CO.
♦**l^**W>^*»*^**»*»**^<M^#*
j    Mra. Wolf of Fort Steele waa In the
elt.y   Friday.
F. J. Smyth of Moyle was a guest
at. the Cosmopolitan Friday.
Mr. and Mra. J. R. Burgess of Canal Flats were Cranbrook vialtora 011
Friday,
J. ai Fletcher
tlie city Friday.
.f Warduer wae   In
A.  E.  Wills of Canal Flats wai at
the Cosmopolitan Friday.
W. H. Farrand of Toronto was   at
the Cranbrook  Friday.
0,  s.   Langrillc ol Nelson was   in
the  city  Sunday  last.
Mr     Charles    Cock left  on  Mondny
for a visit to Luudbreck.
W.    Morris of Sirdar whs in Cran
brwk on buelness  Monday.
Mra.   J.   S.  Staples of Wycliffe was
shopping at Cranbrook Monday,
W. Huffman of Spokane was at tlu
Cranbrook  hotel on Monday.
0. K. Henderson ot Bull River, van
p Cranbrook visitor on Wedne-vtay,
Mr.    and    Mrs.    Walter * Jeffries of
Kernie visited here Wednesday.
Win.  Hughes of Coal Creek took in
rhe sports here Wednesday.
Dick Bowen end Mike Gorman were
up from Fernie Wednesday.
K. E.  Jones of Kimberly,  waB   at
Cranhrook Empire day.
Miss Marion Service visited Wardner on Empire day,
WANTED-Boy with pony to herd a
bunch of cows. Apply W. J. Atchison.
Cheater Staples of Wycliffe wos   at
Crauhrook Tuesday on business.
T. Evans of    Moyle,
dny in Cranhrook.
spent Empire
K.  Oraham  ol  Fernie
Friday.
was  lu  town
C. H. Smith of Seattle, was In the
■ity Inst Wednesday,
Mr. nnd Mra. J. Thiers of Nelson,
spent Victoria day in Crunbrook.
0. H.    McDougal   and H. Buck of
Moyie were in town Wednesday,
Mr. antl Mrs. R. Potter, of Fernie,
were in the city on Wednesday,
I).  Denniaon of  Fernie,  spent  Victoria day in the city.
Ceo. Watson of Fort Steele was at
Crnnbrook Wednesday.
I    C. B. Staples of Wycllfle, spent Vic-
| toria day in Crnnbrook.
Q. E. Merritt and J.'D. Holmes ol
Spokane, were guests at the Oranbrook Monday,
Cordon Jonah nnd L. B. Alexander
of Calgary were guests at the Cran-
brook Monday.
1). V. Mott of Fernie, representing
the Ford Automobile company Is
spending a few days in the city.
R. W. Griffin* of Ham iota was re-
-istered   nt   the   Cranhrook Sunday
;ast.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Woods of
Blairmore were guests at the Royal
Monday.
Mr, and Mrs. J. H. 8. Oam;.i)flll of
Medicine Hat were guests at the
Jranbrook Wednesday.
Constable Joe Walsh and A. Doyle
d Fort Steele, were at Oranbrook
Wednesday.
Mr. and Mra. A. Hamilton, and Mr
and Mrs. M. A. Kastaer, of Fernie
were here for Empire day.
Andy Good of Crow's Nest was at
Cranbrook Victoria day taking in tbe
sports.
B. Warden and A. T. Caldwell of
Kort Hteele, were at Cranhrook on
Rmpire day.
C. Ritchie, A. L, East on t-nd B.
Small of Vancouver wire registered
it the Cranbrook on Wednesday.
Thu municipal government should
give a little attention to u very bad
piece of road on Cranhrook street.
Now Is the best time to hnve It repaired,
Messrs. McGregor and Grainger of
ttie Forestry Commission were in the
city thle week. They report the district free of forest fires with a fliifit-
iirnt force of lire wardens.
C. H. Pollen haa purchased Iion.
D, V. Mott, agent for the Ford Mo-
toi compnny, a 22 horse power car,
which is expected to arrive In Cranbrook today.
The Cranbrook city band furnished
the music nt the fair grounds on Victoria   dny,   nnd   it. was much appro*I
BE   CAREFUL   IN   BUILDING
THAT   HOME
Insist on having nothing
but   the   BEST   in
Builders'   Hardware
we are supplying, giving entire satisfaction
to some of the largest contractors
iu theso parts.
Let us quote you prices
J,   D.   McBRIDE
Shell   and  Heavy  Hardware
First   Transcontinental   Tour
REX
of
BEACH'S
THE BARRIER'
A Thrilling Alaskan Story,
"Poddy" Hughes,
ward hotel, Fertile,
football boys.
of tlie King Ed-
caine up with the
A large number ot sports came up
from Moyle Wednesday to witneaa the
hall games.
Mis. P. Italian and family were at
Wardner, on Victoria day ae the
•uesta of Mm. II. L. Green.
HnroM    Busbea,
BarneB drain was
of   the   Al.
n town Friday.
I    A.   A.   Wanl of Michel,
I city on Wednesday.
wan in the
J,  McOreary ol Klmberly waa
tho Oranbrook Friday.
at
.1. P. Simpson,
I town Wedneaday.
nt Ferule,   waa   In
WANTED
jlllicb iif BO'
eo. Henderson .
Knyiii Monday
j    Di.   Rutledge,  accompanied by Mr.
and Mra. H. Hardy drove over to the
lloy witb pony to herd a. , Mission Friday.
m. Apply w   J. Atchison. , 	
1    Mi.    and   Mra.    Wm.    Fleming   of
.1 Creator, waa   ai    vloylr   waa   nt   the Wentworth   thla
, reck.
i    A. Joltfte was at Cowley,
j business Monday.
Alia..
HOLY     NAMES    ACADEMY     ANH
NORMAL    SOHOOL
Hpokanc,  Waah.
Catalogue  and   Katea  on   Application
Address Hist.cr Superior.
F.  S.  Craven of Spokane,   waa
gueat at the Royal on Tliuraday.
0, N. Tomlinaon of Wycllfle. waa
town Wedneaday,
S. M. Wateon, of Creator,,
the Hoyal on Wedneaday.
rifu.   Donahue,
town  thla week.
•IP to
Mra, P.
at ,,. Moyle,
I Thurailny.
	
of Wardner  waa   Ini    J, Fvle,
w. A, Meachen of Ht. Mary'a Lake
-,-as at ('rnnbrook thla week on biiBl-
Mi. and Mr», T. 0. Phillips return-
I ed   on    Wedneaday   from an eastern
111 trip to FidniiiiiKton, N. B.
.1. A. Arnold waa at
neadny, the gueat of Mr.
Home.
.lalfray Wed
nnd Mra. K.
Lutiiet anil daughter May.
were Cranbrook vlBltors on
WANTED.
Horeei ami Cottle tn pasture at
f 1 no per head apply to E, Cor
hatt, Oranbrook, 01 ranch on Mia
alon lunii
FOIt SALE.
FOR BALE—A  cottage 20x34, cnn
taininj'   five   looms,    plastered, and
situated   on   Olark    atrcnt,   apply to
Mis   It    Itotidesu    on  tlie pieinleeo.
-la-It
Keep the date of the clrcua In your !
mind, Monday next. May !ft.
W.  F.  (lurd    waa at   Calgary   thlsl
week on bualneaa.
P.  Il   Hill of Toronto, waa a gueat
nt the Oranbrook Tliuraday.
1    Mr. and  Mra.  N.   Head of Macleod,
were Crnnbrnok vialtora Thursday.
W.   \. Frnaer.    r.f Bpokane w-.a re
glotorod at tbe Cranbrook  Thursday.
.1. Oliver, end P. I). Ilrloly
nf Vancouver, were reglHtered at thn
Cranbrook Tliuraday.
in. B, w. Connolly and Oeorge
Leitch went to JaiTrny Friday morning,
P. DeVere Hunt haa moved his of-
1 lire   to
depot.
Harry llanlleld left Tueaday on
vlalt to the old country.   He will be
.way ahout three months.
(I. O. Jewell, of Jaflray, a promi
nenl lumberman wan in town Wednesday. ,
W. H. MeOregor and M. A. Qraln-
■rer ol Victoria, were at tbe t'ran-
irook on Wednesday.
T. Podget, H. 0. Baker and p, B.
Heane ol Toronto, were at the Oran-
I) . >k Wedneaday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Browning and
Mra. Taylor of Moyle were visitors to
the elty on Victoria day.
Mr. nnd Mra. D. J. Elmer returned
on Saturday last after a trip In the
■ast.
Fred. Small customs officer at
Klngairale. was here on Wednesday,
witnessing tbe aporta.
A. M. Dick ot Conl Creek whs in
the city and registered at the Cos
niopolltnn Wednesday. ,
Frank Dickinson and W. W. ;;han-
non   of   Jaffrny   wore   taking In the
.   Throbbing with the Rugged*
Strength of the Last Frontier
New   York   Cast   •  Complete   Scenic
Production
New
Direct from Its Long Run at the
Amsterdam   Theatre,   New  York
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""rlrk  *" "'. opposite   Hi"jaiiorla at Crnnbrook on Wed.i'Hdnv.
A.  Ef Wnlla,  the Waltnburg
men was In tbe city Thursday
mill-
cbaa.  Finch   of Mnryavilla waa   In
Electric Restorer for Men
Phosnhonol taiiorta ...it neiva m tha body
raavajaaavm- ||( |(| ^^ ,„„,„„ . ,„„„,,,
aim and vitality. Prenalme decay and all aaiual
a/eaknaaa avarled al enca. Pbaapboaat wlll
biakayuii a new man. Plica IS a una, ar two fol
It Malladtnauraddreii f U SaoWaU Drib]
la.il --ItaMuea, Uut.
, tlaine Warden Bates, und constable
Morris were at Wycllffe on Monday,
serving blur papers on three dagoes
for shooting ducks nut of season.
Miss I. II. Ilolluook, Miss .1. M.
McKee, Mr. ,t. Mcllee, nnd W. Ynune.
of Elko, were registered at the Cosmopolitan Sunday laat.
elated, and helped lo enliven the proceedings.
B. H. Short bus completed the
repairs and painting on the Imperial
lianli building on llurrell avenue,
which wlll be occupied by the hank
stall,
Lawn tennis and golf are nice
games, and there are a number of
young men and young ladiea who will
make good players If they only get
a move on.
Lumbermen never had a better year
for selling their product, than tbc
present. With bumper crops In the
prairie provinces, lumber wlll be
In big demnnd this fall.
Rev. J. P. Weston, wife nnd family
passed through Cranbrook eu route
for Cnlgnry. Mr. Weston lias betn ap?
pointed Field secretary of the Methodist church with headquarters at
Calgary.
Old timers say that this spring
weather reminds them of the year
1894. The t.|iring was cold nnd disagreeable until May L'uth, then It waa
very hot, and there was extremely
high water In June.
Mra. Dr. J. H. Kin- and Mra. A.
B. Macdonald entertnlii'd n large
number of friends in tho Masonic
ball last week. Dancing was the order of the evening. The music was
furnished by Ihe flourard orchestra,
ond wns pronounced excellent. li
Trusts." In view of the reciprocity
scheme which threatens to open Can-)
ada to the "Steam Roller" methods
of American food trustB, it would he
more timely to write on "The First
of the TrustB."
WATER NOTICB.
I, Peter Person, of Wasa, B. C,
raneber give notice that on the 3rd
day of July, 1911, at eleven o'clock
in the forenoon, I Intend to apply to
the Water Commiaaloner at his office
In Cranhrook for a license to take
a representative of   the and use one cubic feet of water per
of Wasa, was In town
Crniibrook must certainly be prospering. A mammoth celebration
Empire dny, with two circus' on
Mondny next, one to exhibit for a
whole week, indicates lhat outside
people aro aware that the moat live-
<v nml urogreualve city In South east
Kootenny In Crnnhrook.
N. Hanson
Friday.   To
Prospector ho .mid: "That he expected to commence laying of brick, on
Iii:. new block on .Monday. Two carloads of pressed brick arrived today,
(Friday). And tbat he was going to
have tbe block completed by day labor."
CRANBROOK.
The Mining,  Commercial and Lumbering Centre of Houth Eust
Kootenay.
Nestled In the vnlley of the Kootenny, among the foothills of the Selkirk range of mountains, In tho geographical centre of Bouth Enst Kootenay, and In a region of great mineral and lumbering wtaliL, lieu Lhe city
of Cranbrook.
The quantity of undeveloped, mineral wealth In this section cannot be
estimated. In and around the city of
Cranhrook we have a mineral /.one
thai is practically one large mining
dlstrlit extending; a promise of great
future wealth. Tnke It all In all, low*,
localities in   British Columbia   offer
second from Wasa Creek, In tbe Oranbrook water il 1st rid. The water la
to be taken from tbe stream about
three hundred yards above the nortb
line of pre-emption No. 1147, and Is
to be used on my pre-emption No.
128C, for Irrigation purposes.
PETER PERSON.
10-ft
FOR SALE.
FOR SALE - Throe valuable oil
paintings, one hy Baiter, R.A. Price
f2»0. Apply Mrs. Duckeiing, Martin
avenue, 21-Stt
WANTED.
Horses am) cattle for timothy pasture. Good fence and water. Apply
H. Hlekenbotham, Oranbrook.    21-4t
NOTICB.
Notice le hereby given that I bave
taken   up   ns   an estray, one eojrel
to tho prospector and Investor as stud, about 2, years old, branded".),
good opportunities for making money ! or O on left shoulder. The owner cnn
as Is presented In tho mining district ' have same Iiy paying charges and up-
tributary to Cranhrook. ' plying to the undersigned at Marys-
The   lumber   Industry of thla   ilia-  villa.
PAUL HANDLEY.
Tho Toronto
editorially   on
Olobo
"The
HOUSffl FOR   HALE OR TO RCNT.
trict Is assuming vast proportions,
on Over imi.ono.oon teet of logs havo
heen cut during the pant wnter. All
the sawmills in the district are running on full time.   Tbo markets In the'
east are In good ehnpe, and thn do-1 Furnished house,- known at "Mouu-
mand Is heavy enough tu keep tbe tain House" at Fort Steele, tor sale
mills In operation for the balance of or to rent. Bale price 12,600, 0- to
the year.   It look,, as If the currant rent per month ISO.   Apply to Mra.
haa  a  feeling year wlll be one of expansion In the hi. Hop Yuen, Fort Steele, B   C.
laut   of    tbe, lumber Industry. jj.|t . THE PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK,  BRITISH COLUMBIA
PURITY
FLOUR
'More bread and
better bread "
Makes just the ,^
kind of biscuits Jib.
yfelke to make *
A GRRAT PAGEANT.
Nevor in all Its history haa gtlWant
little Wales witnessaul anything one-
tenth part so Imposing as the magnificent pageant the king hns arranged
In connection witb bis oldest son's
Investiture as Prince of Wules, a cer-
emuny which has not taken place
Henry VII. sat un the throne.
In the King's honor the home tleet
will guard Carnarvon bay, while the
whole of the WelBh Territorial (reinforced by Urltish cavalry) will be
mobilized tor the occasion.
The actual ceremony of investiture
will be performed by the king himself
(not, as has been erroneously Btatcd,
by Queen Mary, although of course,
sbe will he present). Inside Caruavou
castle room will he found for 16,000
leading Welshmen to witness the performance the poetry and mystic symbolism of which are of a nature to
appeal strongly to a Celtic people.
The precise ritual of tbe investiture bas not yet been published, but
if ancient precedents nre followed,
the picturesque ceremony will be approximately aB follows:
Wearing a crimson mantle young
Prince Edward will be formerly presented before King George, who will
be robed in purple and gold and all
the stately trappings emblematic of
his royal station. With his own
hands the King will place upon prince
Edward's head a chaplet of gold,
made in the form of a garland, aa a
token of principality. Next the king
will put Into the prince's hand a
sceptre of gold, the emblem of government. Finally hia mnjesty will
place a ring of gold upon his firstborn's middle linger, at the same
time adjuring him to be a husband
to his country and a father to its
children.
Wben tho Welsh bishops have led
the Prince of Wales to a species of
throne and seated him upon it with
due solemnity, the investiture proper
will be completed. But there still remains   the    picturesque   act    of the
D.J.JOHNSON
CARPENTER   AND
BUILDER
CONTRACTS SOLICITED.
HOUSES
For   Sale or Rent at Reasonable
Prices.
Office* Workshop—Lewis St
Shone No. II.
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Picture
Framing
Al our establishment
Is florin right ami prices
suit nil pooketSi   .
Every Frame made is
Guaranteed
W. KILBY
O. K. Berber Shop, Armstrong Ave
Box mi     ■     -       Phone 'ill
VV.  R.   BEATTY
Undertaker,
ID tubal mer,
Funeral Director,
CltANBKOOK.  B.C.
Frank Dezall
GENIiKAL BLACKSMITH
and
WOODWORKER
Rubber Tlrei Applied
To Buggy Wheeli
AOBNTS FOR CANADIAN OYOLB
AND MOTOR GO'S BICYOI.BS
Repairing a Specialty.
PtoM 60     •   •   •      P. O. Boi 111.
We Deal in Everything From
a Needle to a Locomotive
Joseph W. McLean
DBALBR IN
All kinds of Second-Hand Goods
PtiwIlUM a SHIi-OIALTY
BUYER OF FURS
Sage's Old  Stand, HauBcm Ave
i HI
J. H. ROSS
LABOR
AGENT
prince's presentation to tbu people.
Opposite tlie famous Klennor gate
of Carnarvon castle there ia a big
quarry. Wheu cleared mul tttted up
with stuts tbis will form a grand
stand to accommodate 50,000 people,
all of whom will bavo a perfect view
of tlie gate, over whirl, a temporary
platform wlll be construi-ted.
When a fnnware uf trumpets announce? that tbe ceremony inside thc
castle is concluded, every neck will be
craned for a good view of the king
and queen and tbe young prince as
tbey mount to their place above the
gate. Prom tbe same Bpot seven centuries ago, King Edward I, presented
Mb infant son to the Welsh people to
be their prince. There will be u
breathless hush while King George V.
stands forward and in ringing tones
presents his own first-born as Prince
of WaleB in the same way.
Ho long as he lives no Welshman
who witnesses that soul stirring spectacle, and hears tbe thunderous echos
of the people's cheering, peal on peal
Is likely to forget it. So far aB the
King Ib concerned a magnificent banquet will conclude thc proceedings but
for a week thereafter historic Carnarvon and Walea will hold high revelry
Like other mining districts Cranbrook lias Its ups and downs. Future
generations will see mining carried on
he-o with success.
The ancient miner did not understand the use of explosives. Their excavations were made entirely by the
use of picks, chisels and gadB.
Gold mining is the une industry
that is not effected by trusts, trade
comblnatlons, bujUneea rivalry or
monopoly.
A visit to Klmberly discloses the
fact that a large amount of mining
is now under way in tbat district.
The average depth ol machine holes
is tunnel headings is nhout live feot,
depending on the size of tunnel and
ilie hardness of tbc rock.
II. is astonishing what mineral sur-
iirises are lu store for the investors
or capitalists in the Crnnhrook district.
KMIM11K   DAY IN THE  DOMINION.
Wednesday, May _itli wns Empire
Day, or Victoria Uuy, as Canadians
rail it. It is now nearly l!i years
since Empire Day was Instituted. The
idea of a yearly commemoration oi
the Imperial tie was due to Mrs. K.
.1. iTctisoudeu, of Hamilton, who suggested tbat the last day of school he-
fore Victoria Day lie selected as a
commemoration and he set apart for
that purpose. The idea was welcomed with enthusiasm throughout Canada, nnd was adopted, not only by
the Dominion, but other parts of the
Empire. In 1902 the Earl of Meath
Inaugurated un Empire Day iu tbe
United Kingdom, choosing for the
day the 24th of Muy, known in Can'
ada as Victoria Day. The schools
have been made to bave a special
convention with the observance of the
day.
Throughout the entire Dominion the
day was observed with enthusiasm
aud rejoicing, nnd the children made
it a specially joyous day. In many
places there were special oxercises,
with public erathcrlngs and speeches,
the hands playing and children singing. It is thought that the observance of this day contributes in uo
small measure to the strength of the
tie that hoIdB Canada to the Mother
country.
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In OK Barber Shop, Armstrong Ave. ' CITATION   IS   THE   HINCEKEST
Phone 277 P.O. Box Ml, FLATTERY.
It is worth
your while
to see my stock
and compare
my prices
Unfurl! Rending yoai' money
tu OUtaldt! poinln U!I<1 I'llllll-
lliu; the risk of your ot'tlei'8
being other lliuo whut you
foully wanted or being
delayed ou lhe road when
I can supply you
Promptly with anything in the line of
Music or Musical
Instruments
TRY   US JUST ONCE
Geo. D. Ingram
MU8IO   DEALER
P.O. Box .84   Phono. UOB 886
Thc policy ol Premier McBtidti In
rtlan Northern rn lway (ur coiweruc-
guarantcelnn thc bonds ol the Caim-
tlon ln this Province lias wived
ample Justification hy the action ot
the Dominion government In n.siting
practically the same arrangement
with the railway company 'or that
portion ol their road between l'ort
Arthur and Montreal. While still
without definite details of the plan
agreed upon with the Federal authorities lt would appear that Premier
McBride's policy wlll not suffer by
compariaon.
Singer Sewing
Machines do
the Best Work
vv i
They last a lifetime and com
very little more than throw,
oyetlier, catchpenny, cheap
machines. Sold on small
monthly payments by
Geo. B. Powell
Singer Store
Armstrong Aveout.
Phons 167. Oranbrook, B.C.
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MASONRY
StiMuii Bollei'i   Pui'nsMMj
uml Sd|itii: Tank work
u s|itii.'iiilly
('(nil and Hloclf estimates,
turnidied on application.
WILL TAKE CRNSUS.
Thos. M. Roberts, chief census enumerator for East Kootenay, was
busy last week, appointing and installing, his assistants. Tho following are those appointed:
Por Columbia District-John E.
Wren. H. H. Moodie, I). B. McDcr-
mot, at Golden; M. Munson at Ath-
nlmer; W. H. Dawson, Wllmer; P.
Klmpton at Windermere
Pernio District R. H. McEwan, at
Pernle; .1. McKcchnle nt Morrlsoy;
H. McEvoy, Hosmer; M. Elder, New
Michel; R. W. Rogers, Conl Crook,
nnd H. Mlard at Pernle.
Cranbrook District—J. P. Huch-
croft, W. H. Bell, antl J. H. Doyle,
at Crnnbrook; J. P. Parrell at Moyle; A. E. Carter, Kimberly; A. B.
Smith, Wasa; C. A. Mackay nt Moyle; nml N. H. Harrison at Crnnbrook.
MINING) NOTES.
There nro sevornl good zinc mines
in South East Kootenny. Notable
among those aro the Estclla nntl
Kootenny King.
perry Creek gold fields have received considerable attention during thc
last year. Mine owners are much
elated with tho amount of gold taken
out Inst season as well as the development made on a number of gold
quartz properties.
Thore la a large number of prospects in the Crnnhrook district that
hoar the ear-marks of mines.
1 The big hydraulic mines at Perry
Crcok are preparing to commence operations.
PLACER  MINING IN SOUTH EAST
KOOTENAY.
There are comparatively few people
who know anything tit the txteut ol
the placer milling In the Cranbrook
district. There is a popular Idea that
tlie days when placer mining can bo
carried on with Its meed of profit has
passed. This idea is held for the reason lt Is claimed, that placer fields
havo been discovered and the wealth
extracted long ago.
The truth about plncer mining however, is that future years will see a
larger yield of plncer gold than in
the past. As a proof of this fact It
is only necessary to note the amount
that is being takon out year after
year hy the companies that are engaged in that direction. The Wild
Horse diggings were tlrst worked In
IStl.l antl 1864, and the crude appliances of those days were used to advantage, and millions iu gold were
taken out. After a while, however,
many of the "old timers" abandoned
the diggings. But as years have
passed since thnt time. Irom 120,000
to $40,11(10 has been the yearly record
for the district. Gold remains ln
large quantities on Wild Horse and
Perry creeks, Moyie and Bull rivers,
only awaiting modern appliances for
its extraction, and the future yield
will surely prove as in the pnst that
there is large quantities of placer
gold yet to he taken from the rivers
antl streams of South Bast Kootenay
and that the palmy days of Wild
Horse Creek nre not pnssed, but on
the contrary, are yet to come.
PROMISE BREAKERS.
Canadian electors should always
hear [n mind that the Liberal party
has broken practically every promise
that it made when In opposition and
has gone back on every profession of
principle. Por Instance: In oflice it
stole London, purchased Bonaventure
and Is at present engaged In corrupting other constituencies hy public
works, clocks, and clock towers. Constituencies thnt voted conservative
get nothing.
It demanded the reform or abolition of tho Senate.
in olllco .sir Wilfrid Laurier main
tains the upper chambers ou the old
basis. It is still thc haven of parti
zans, and old political hacks that
have outlived their usefulness tn
party.
It preached economy.
In offlce tlie Liberals have trebled
the annual disbursements.
Nu previous ftdmlnlstrntlon began
to he as reckless In waste uf public
money ns the Laurier ministry. According lu nn exceptionally compet-
nnt authority it wastes ten millions
a year in graft.
lt denounced patronage.
No Man is Stronger
Than His Stomach
A itrond mmi ia iitruilg ull uver.    No lliuil  cnn   hv
fetruuj, who in ■.u.ii*riuj| Iiiiiii nt-iik Stomach with ••«
_uf.-e4ui.11l ii.tii|ttJ>>.iuii, or from lima Other  dibQUBS
iA tlie Mtuinuuli Mini ils awHf-imed arguni, which ini*
pair* dirt*.-•• tiun *•'•*- tiutriliuit.    FufwiiOfl Che hloniucti
ia w««k ur dintmed there in a Ium ui tin. uutrltlon
contained iu Iii-hI, which in thu mi urn: bi till pbyftluul
■tretiiitlt.    When   u   imm "doesn't feel jn.1 rii'ht,"
when lie doesn't  bleep well, Ims   un   uncomfortable
feeling In the stomach niter outing, is languid, ncrvoits. irritable end dt*-4[iuiid>
•at, he 1_ luting ilie nutrition needed to mttlto strong!!',
Huvh m man ahould uae Or. Pierce'fi livid*-n Mvdlemt
Ulaouvary. tt cttreti diaeaavt* ot the atomaeh unit otitaf
ontona ot dl$et*tlon and nutrition. It enriehen the blood,
luvn.or.tres tlie liver, nirvu-niiena the ktdnaya, /■<-i,-r>».i-'S
the nerven, and no UIVLH ilLALTIt Vl/VI) STttHNQTH TO
TMBWt/OLB tiOUY,
Ynu can't afford to accept 11 irerct nostrum un u subNtitui<* fur this non-
tlcoliolic medicine «m  known noMi'OBiTicw, no* even though tl, urj.cni dealer
mny lUci'tby make a IKtle b.^ier prui.1.   limn-di-m. primed on w.apiiei\	
"17 Cents a Day" Offer
Stirs all Canada
THK   WHOM'    COI.MUV   A.'HLALDS
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comes a mighty chorus of apprjval,
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The liberal terms ol this offerbring the
benitits of the best modern typewriter
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It opened the floodgates of demand
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To make typewriting thc universal
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The trend of events is toward the
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The great business interests are aunit in using typewriters.
It is jusl as important to the
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every private citizen's personal
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LOCAL   AGENTS:
THE   CRANBROOK  AGENCY   CO.
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In ofHco It elevated tho patronage
to n science. A low ol tin? visible ro-
niiU.fi woro tin! it-Hi nf Hciti.dnlH in iln*
Marine ant) BHflhorieH department, tlio
printing bureau tliofta, tin; evor I anting purchoae ol supplies from imtty
heelers nt oxhorbltnnt prices, uml tlio
brazen awarding of contracts to poll
lirimiH   wim   woro uHiftii at. election
t.im.-H.
ft, stootl fur truo Federalism ami
dofontlet. Provincial rights,
The wostorn provlncon havo beon
robbed of their rights. Thoy havo
boon drlil'i'Miti'ly set up an iinporlous
provinces. The older provinces find
it. necessary in he mi their guard at
Ottawa to withstand tho constant,
insidious, nml increasing oncronch-
monts on their rights; th«y have, us
11 matter (»f fnet, to rely on the Oon-
servntlve opposition to sucure (air
broatrtient,
The (orogotng are only n few ex-
ampleo; the list could be prolonged.
DI lectors may choose lo support the
Laurier government for ono cause and
another, but. thoy should clearly realize that HiIh ih tho record of tho gov-
ornmonl which they Biipport,
IT IS COMINU.
Tln> Upper Columbia and Kootenuy
valleys are open tu thu world, snd
file today VftBt store houses <t[ 1 iollOB,
Tlie men who mv tar 'Sighted enough
In invest In these valluys now, will
surely he rewarded. Thousands of
men will lind employment In this
territory, during the next tew yenrs,
and hundreds wlll make fortunes.
Groat milieu will he opened up, and
many new towns will he Porn nnd In-
Crease In size, The groftt population
thnt wlll llll these valleys from Ool-
tlon to Cranbrook will create a growing market for agricultural produce,
aad every line ot manufacture.
The liioi'l'iiiiiiu monument wblcb has
The indications all point to a large
immigration into the Kootenay valley this yenr. Many will come from
the state of Montana, Idaho, Oregon,
and Washington, and a still larger
number from the old couutry and tbe
eastern provinces.
British Oolumbla ts rich In miuer
els; as rich ns any province or stats
in tbe world. Thero Is any amount of
gold, silver lead and copper in the
mountains of the Oranbrook district.
The mining Industry of the district
wll] neur cease, uot in a thousand
yours.
Hon. Thos. Taylor,, minister of
public worke left Victoria on Saturday last on on inspection tnur of the
Interior. Ho will he at Uolden on
Wednesday, then leave for Oranbrook. He ts expected to bs In Craubrook today. Till;  PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK,  BRITISH COLUMBIA
NOTIOH,
NOTICK is herehy given that tio
days after date l intend to apply to
the Cinei OontmlBBtonei ul Lands for
a licence to prospect for -oal and pe
troleum over tli_ following lands situate in the district o| .Southeast
Kootenay, British Columbia,
4693.
Oommenolng at a post planted ut
or near two miles due east ot the lit)
mile post ,iu tin* C, 1'. It. survey
line, which is the western boundary
uf Lot 4593, aud belag tbe Bouthwest
corner post of I
claim; thenee north ft" chains, thenee
east iti chains. thence south su
chains, thenee west su chains to the
puint of commencement, muk lug .4-
acres, mure or less.
Located this _.ith day of February,
1911,
PAUL a.  PAULSON, Locator,
Paul  II.  AM-utt.  Agent
Harry  Hart,  Witness. 15-.t
WATKK    NOTICK,
We Myles a. Beale and Kdward Yd-
well oi Cranbrook, Brokers, glvo notice that on tbe _.tb day of Muy,
tail, at eleven o'clock lu the forenoon,      we intend      Lo apply  to tht)[ehains
mile [lost
which is
Lot -1593,
curner po
cluim; tin
east   HU
on t in- r.r.K. survey line,
the westoi n boundary ol
and being the southwest
st of M. Wayne Twitchell n
race north sO chaius, thence
thai, s,      t'lence soutli     tin
tlieuce  west  sO" chains lu  the
ituMeucomant,  making o4e
Water Cumiuissiouet*  ut his ottlce lul puint  oi comtiieucoinOnt
iu Lot j Cranbrook tor a licence to ui..e and lucres, more ur less.
use three cubic leet of water per sec* i Located this    J*ith (.".ay  of  February
NOTICK.
una from Bartholomew Creek a irib-l
utury of Cherry Creek iu the Qtair
brook Water District. The water is
to he taken frum the stream ubout
Forty chums west uf the western!
A. Paulson's| boundary of Lot 7titi0 Group t Kootenay district, uud is to he used onl
said Lot 7_!)U,)foi' irrigation purposes]
mi.
M.   WAYNK TWITCHELL,   Locator.
I'aul   11.   Abbt.lt,   Agent.
Harry Hart.  Witness, 10 .t
lb-Jit
iKVLKb  A BKALK.
KliUAHU  KLWELL,
APPLICATION POR  A    TKANSKKH
OF RKTAIL LIQUOR LICKNCK.
NOTU'K.
TAKK NOTICK thut at ihe next
sittings ut the Board ol Licensing
I Commissioners of the City ol   Oran
• brook   to   he   holdeu   on   tht    mil   .lay
^^^H lot  June.   PHI,   1    Ada   J.   Small ut Mi.
NOTIOB is hereby given    that   60 City City   ol Cranbrook,     Intend to
days niter date l Intend to upply to I apply for tha traustoi  ot the retail
tbe Chief Commissioner ol Lands (or liquor licence beld   n  respect   u tbe
a licence to prospoct for coal and pe-1 Cosmopolitan Hotel     situate un Lot
i'i
i>_ lit-
troleum  over  the  follow!
uate In the   district    ul     Southeast
Kootenay, British Columbia,
4593.
Commencing ut u post planted at j
or near two miles due east uf tbe _t)
mile post on the 0. 1' R. Survey
line, which is thu western boiudary
of Lot 45-3, aud being the Boutheast
coruer post of Clara A. Mason'*j
claim; thence north su chains, tnence
west HO chains. theuce south su
chums, thenre east su chains, \ • the
point ut commencement, making 640
acres, more or lesa.
Located this _5tli day ol February,
1911.
CLARA   A   MASON,   Locatoi,   I
Paul  H.  Abbott,   Agent. I
Harry   Hurt,   Witness. la-'tt
NOTICK.
NOTICK is hereby given that 60
days after date I intend to apply tu
the Chief Commissioner ot Lands for
a licence to prospect for coal and petroleum over the tollowing lands situate in the district of Southeast
Kootenay, British Columbia, In Lot
4593.
Commencing at a post plaated at
or near two miles due east of the -_!
mile post on 0. P. K. survey line,
which Is the western boundary of
Lot 4693, und being the northwest
corner o! Chester It. Paulson's claim,
thence south su chains, thence east
HO chaius, theuce north Ku chains,
thence west ho chains, to the point
of commencement, making mu ncres,
morn or less.
Located  thin _!7tli day of    February,
MU.
OHBSTKR K.  PAULSON, Locator
I'lin!  H.  Abbott,  Agent.
Harry Hurl..  Witness. 15-9t
NOTICK.
NOTICK Is hereby given that GO
days ufter date I intend to apply to
tho chief Oommlssionor of Lands for
a licence to prospect lor coul and pe
troleum over the following lands situate in the district of Southeast
Kootenay, British Columbia, iu Lut
4693,
Commencing at a post planted ut
or near two miles due oast of the -1!
mile post on the C.P.R. survey
line, which is the western boundary
of Lot 4593, hml being the northeast
corner post of Chnrles K. Webb's
claim, thence south M chains, thenee
west KU chuius, thenee north Hu
chains, tlience east 80 chaius to the
point of commoncomont, making 640
acres, more or less.
Loeuted this _7t.h dav of February,
1411.
OHARLES K.  WEBB, Locator
Paul H.  Abbott,  Agent
Hurry  Hart.  Witness. 15-Ht
_6 and half of Lot -7 lu
ihe City of Oranbroi
lu Lotj Harding Small «•. the i
brook, Hotel-Keeper.
Dated at Crauhrook, B.
day of April, A   D.   1911,
AHA   ,1
lliu
k _o, ii
u EQnea
d Cran
thi** l*.th
inmt-iu'iui: a
or near three n
39 miie pust on
line, which is i
ol l ui 45_3, and
-ni.-i post of
claim, theuce *»o
i ast 10 chaini
chains, thence •>
jiolut oi comme
.ores, more Qi
Located this
l.l i
I'KTKH
PUBLIC NOTU.'K ih   hereby given
that, ui.iiei the authority contained
iu section Ul of tbu "Laud Act," a
regulation has been approved by the
Lieutenant-Governor in Council fli-
jiug the minimum snlo paces of tirst-
land second class hm.i_ at (IU and ii
jper acre respectively.
; Thu regulation further provides
ithat the prices fixed therein siiuU
| apply to all lunds with rospeot to
i which the application to purchase
is given favorable consideration aim
I this date, notwithstanding tho date
loi such application or any delaj thut
j muy have occurred In a ouslderu
tion of the same,
' Km thor notice is liereb) given that
jail persons wbo have [lending nppli
cations to purchase lauds uudei Lhe
a post planted at provisions or sections U oi .tii ol lho
es due east   of  thuj
The underwear
without a fault
Just the
style, size
or   weight
you    like
NOTICB.
NOTICE is hereby gi.en that tit)
lays after date 1 intend to apply to
Uie Chiel Commissioner of Lands for
a licence to prospect (or coal ami petroleum over i.he     ' owing mi ds tf't-
liate      in  the    district   of      Southeast
Kootenay. British Columbia,   Ln Lot
4593.
tbe
P. ll hiii vey !
* western bounds) J j
being the northwest)
vtei C Paulson-;]
Lli Ml chaina, thence
thence a irth So
il mi chains to the
cement,  making 6401
.-.th <iu>  of February
'Land Act" nnd who are not willing
to complete such purchases undoi the
inn*-* flied hy iiic aforesaid regula
Hon shall i>e a1 liberty to withdraw
mob applications ami revolve refund
of the moneys deposited oi: ac.nuni ■ I
sucb applications
WILLIAM   It    Hi'**
Minis tei   oi   Lands
I'tipm iment oi Lands
Victoria, B  0   tpril 3rd, 1311
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1>en-yingle
Underwear-n- Hosiery
lor any season or climate,
for man, woman or child,
at the right price.
And  it  won't  shrink!
!,, a>   llui ly   Hal I.
'    PAULSON,   1.
nil   II     Uiln.ll
Witneaa
f.VURSHRmKA»U-*.l
the tindemaik.
It's on eveiy
gaiment in led
Tiy No. 95-
medium weight
Crnnbrook Lodge No H4    A.K.& A.M.
m, ii'i'ijiilnv meeting*, on
J£\ the  ihlhl  Thursday
(C*° \P u'ova,'l month,
i   S\ WslthiK •'I'otlii'BH
\/   \      nei inl.
A. 0, SHANKLAND,   W. M.
D. W. CONNOLLY. Seoretnry
M.i>.u..iiii.iiiiininii<i,M.i>i,niVii.<^
J I'orky Mountain Chapter |
Sil'l.   th.   It. A. M. I
Regular Meetings!-inil 'I'uea     jL
ilny   ill   .'licit   llllllllll   lit elglll   ;
J  u'uluuk. I
■;      Sojourning  Companions   arc   T
i   I'orillnlly Invlteil. |
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J Hns  Wl        I'ICANMIIl i<K, II,0      1
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ANCIENT ORDER',: FORESTER.
Mcoia lu OnrilldD'i II,,11 tai sat ltd
Thursday of naclt nn.lilb at 8 p.m.
sharp.
A.   MetloWnD, llluel   Hulger.
0. a. Abbott, Sioretery.
Visiting Urethisn made welcome.
COURT ORANBROOK, IM
■
Agent
li st
NOTIOH
NOTICK
.f^j#rV
TRUST
comi1 iNihia.
NOTICE! "s hereby given     tbat   60
dayd alter date l intend to ftpplj "■
the Chief Ootutnlnetunei ol Lands for
a licence t" prospect foi conl ami pc
troleum over the [oHnwing lands situate .n the diatrict ol Southeast
Kootenay, Bnti-ih Columbia,    in Lot;
b!\ HRY  i'liMI
15'J-J
(',
um
ueucing
ut
tt     IH
>■*_ plain
,ed   at
ir ii
• •Ml
three
ua
lee ■
ue  ea=t
ol the
rttle
post
Oil
the
C P K
-survey
ine,
w
hlch Is
the
WM
teill   bo
ludfliy
>t f
,ot
4693, ai
nd 1
ie!ng
the .oil
thweet
NOTICE,
corner post ni Charles E, Webb's
claim; tlieuce north 30 chains, thence
ea«t an chains, thence youth su
chains, theuce we-jt 30 chains to the
point of commencement, making B4<
acres, more or lees.
Located this 34th day of February,
1 'J 11.
CHARLES B. WEBH. Locator,
I'aul   H.   Abbott,   Agent.
Harry Hart, Witness. !5-_t
NOTICE is herehy ,.
Inyq after date i lnt«
■.tie Ohiel Commission
a licence tu prospect .
troleum over the ioli>
uate iu the district ol
Kooteuay. British Oolumbl
Cotnmeao4iiR at a  poet  ,'iau;ed   st I
oi   neai   tinoa  miles  .Uie east  of    tbe |
_i mile posi     on the C.i'.K    survey
line,   wtiii h   ii   the   w esiei n   boundary
of Lot 4693, naa bemtr the northeast
that
apjd>
ag  lamls nit  |
Solitliea*.!
Lot
nii
Trus
"True
i 'j 11,
ilnn
•any rec
carryiui
i o| tinn
mpany, o
ampaules
requested
to the co
inn depos
in business
Columbia
defined lu
Kegulatlou
o      furnish
uate  muiie
■orner
daim,
.ve.it
post ol Peter c Paulson's
theuce south mj chains, theuce
3U    chains,    tbence     north  su
theuce east  BO chain-,    to  the
>(   Lonmiencttiiieiit,   mttfciiiK   ti-tu
more or less,
this   .3rd  day  ot  February.
chains
point
acres, o
' iaocate'l
till
PBTER C.  PAULriON. Locator
Paul   H.   Abbott    Agent.
1 Harry Hart,  Witness I5*9t
of the company, and the name and
address ol its managing director to
ihe inspector oi 'I'rust Companies,
Victoria, iu outer to receive a sup'
ply of forms to he used in making
the return as provided In section 4
oi said Act
W.   p.   KUNNALLS,
l6-5t      inspector uf Trust Companies
WATBR   NOTICK.
NOTICE.
TAKE NOTICE that application
wil. be made under pun V, of the
"Water Act 19.il," to ohtain a license in the Cranbrook Water District, by Frank Henry Pearson of
Fort Steele. B. C, Contractor, from
Big Sand Creek,  Koutenay District.
Tbe point of     diversion is _;>i) (eet
j from tbe west line of Lot 6241;
i    'i'he applicant   applies    (or 't cubic
W j teet per second and proposes to work
NOTICE Is hereby  given     that    60 '	
(lays after date 1 intend to apply to     NOTICE is hereby given    that
I ta to omlttor !__ul!l w    dajf" tt(ter dftU  l  lnteml l° ftPPiy l°!,,y  mearm 0f ditches ftnd  "umM.
a licence to prospect foi coal and pe-   the chle( Commissioner ol Lands for
troleum over the (ollowlllK ti.im.s situate    in the   district of     Southeast
Kooteuay, British Columbia,    In Lot
4593.
Commencing at a post planted at
or near three miles due enst of the
_7 mlle post on tho C.P.R. survey
line, which is the western boundary
of Lot 4593, and being the southwost
cornor post of Anna K. Paulson's
claim; theuce north KU chains, theuce
east 30 chains, theuce south 80
chaina, thence west 30 cbains to the
point uf commencement, making (140
ncres, mure or less.
Located this _!ith day uf February,
Pill.
ANNA K.  PAULSON,    Locator.
Paul  H.  Abbott.  Ageut.
Hurry  Hart,   Witness. 16-9t
NOTICE.
NOTICE io hereby given that 60
dayB utter dale 1 Intend tu upply to
the Chief Commissioner of Lands tor
a licence to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following hii Is bituate in thu district of Southeast
Kootenay, British Columbia, lu Lot
4593.
Commencing at a post plauted at
or near three miles due east of the
27 mile post ou the C. P. K. survey
line, which is the western boundary
of Lot 4593,
ggfl
u licence Lo prospect for coal and petroleum over the following lands situate     ni the   district  of     Southeast I
Kuotenay, British Columbia,    in Lot!
4593.
Commencing at a post plauted at
or near three miles due east of the
31 mile post on the C. P. R. survey
line, winch is the western boundary
of Lot 4693, and being the .loutheast
corner post of Charles L. Paulson's
claim; thence north 80 chains, thence
west 80 chains, thence south 80
chains, theuce east 80 cbains to the
point of commencement, making 640
acres, more or less.
Located thia 23rd day of February,
1911.
CHARLES L.  PAULSON, Locator.
Paul H. Abbott, Agent.
Harry Hart, Witness. 16-9(
NOTICB.
NOTICE is hereby glveu that 60
days after date I intend to apply to
the Chief Commissioner of Lands for
a licence tn prospect Iur coal aud petroleum over the following iau.Mfit-
uate in tlie district of Southeast
Koutenay, British Columbia, in Lot
4593.
Commencing nt a post planted   at
The water is tu be used on Lot
i,344, Group 1, is for agricultural and
domestic purposes aud to irrigate
the north half of Lot 6344:
No Crown lands will be occupied;
And take notice that the application will be made to the Water Com
mlssloner on the 5th day of June,
1911.
The name and addresses of the riparian proprietors or livencees who,
or whose lamls are likely to be effected by the proposed works either
above or below the outlet, are: Robert Cameron, of Hanbury, B. O. and
J. G. Jewell, of Hanbury, B. C.
Dated this 26th, day of April, A. D.
1911.
FRANK HENRY PEARSON,
Fort Steele, B. C.
By his Solicitor
17-5t G. H. Thompson.
WATER NOTICE.
Take uotice tbat application will be
be mado under part V. of the "Water
Act lauu" to obtain a licence in the
Cranlirook Water District, by Juhn
H. Hawkins of Wattsburg, B. C,
miner, F. M. C. B 24470, and Robert
E. Sullivan of Seattle, Washington,
merchant F. M. C. B 24413, from the
Muyle river, Kootenay district.
The   point   of   diversion is at tlie
NOTICE is hereby given that 60
days after date I intend to apply tu
the Chief Commissioner of Lands for
a licence to prospect for coal and pe
troleum over the following lunds situate In the district of Southeast
Kooteuay, Urltish Columbia, in Lot
4593.
Commencing at a post plantod ai
or neur two miles due east of tin-1
22     mile post uu the C.P.R.    survey
east
chaini
point
ncres,
Local
1911.
PETER
80 chains,      tbence
thenee west 80 chains to
line, which in the western boundary
Lot 45113 and being the Southeast
corner post Ol Anna K. Webb's claim
tbence nortli SO chains, theme west
so chains, thence south so chnins,
tlience eust mi chains to tba point of
commencement, making B hi acres
more or less.
Located this 27th day of February
1911.
ANNA  K   WEBB. Locator
Paul H.   Abbott,  Agent.
Harry Hart,  Witness. 15-flt
or near three miles due east of the 27 'foot of Ryder Bar above the falls.
mile post on tbe C.P.R. survey line,;   The   applicants   apply for 7   cubic
aud being the northwest I which is     the western boundary    otlfflet l)er seco"(l Ulld Propose to work
cornei     post of     Peter C. Paulson's: Lot 4593,     and being   the southeast bV'"ea" "J ,licllL'H «;««""';»««■
claim, thence south 30 chains, thence corner  post of  Charles  W.  Mason J   *g SSWwIK "n^,"
north 80 claim; thence north 80 chains, thencekBra U3 and ,44| Hlu) the water ,„ t(,
the j west 8u     chains,     thence south     80 ibe   used   for   hydraulic   mining pur-
f commencement,   making 640, ehains. tbence east hu chains to thelposes.
! point of  commencement,   making 640     Tlie point of return of the water is
at China Bar, uud the difference in
altitude between the point of diver
Hion and return in ubout 120 feet.
No    Crown   liuulit will be occupied
except those lauds held by the nppli
Paul  H. Atdmtt, Agent, je^nta UnUfi- mining lenses,
 Harry  Hart,  Witness. lC-9t     And    take   notice that application
NOTICE. —. -Iwill bo made to the Commissioner on
NOTICE. [the 12th    day  of   June,    1911, at  11
  io'clock in the forenoon.
IN THE  MATTER OF  AN APPLI-j   There are   no riiiaiiaii    proprietors
lore
tlui
ir  less.
25th    duy
»f February,
Hniry
c. PAULSON, Locator.
Paul   H.   Abbott,   Ageut.
Hart,  Witness, i5-.t
acres, more
Located tin
1911,
CHARLES W
less. ^M	
tb     duy of February,,
Mason, Lacator,
NOTICE is horeby _*lven
lay-? after date  I intend n
be Ohiel Oommlssioner of
a licence to prospect for coi
troleum over the following iandstlt>j29G
inte     in  the   district of      Southeast j can
that    tu
i apply   to
Lands (or
ai ami pe*
CATION
of title
Gr
[or
up   1
whose lauds
luplicote certificate l'"" HWJWM wh
of Lot ''     y to ,>e ufft>t'U!t■ l,y tlie Proposed
J    'works either above or below the out
Kootenuy,  British Columbia
4593.
Commencing ut
or near nine mile
mile  post on  the 0.1
In Lot     NOTICK IS  HEREBY GIVBN that I (911
it is my intention     to issue at   the
post planted   at expiration ol     one month after   the
ue east of the 28 first publication   hereof n   duplicate
survey line. * certificate of title  to  the above men*
th. 	
Lot 7, Block I	
Kootenuy  District  Map1^."
Dated, this 10th day ol May, A. D.
'.R.
NOTICE.
NOTICE is herehy given that 60
days alter dale I Intend to apply to
the Chief Commissioner of Lands for
n licence to prospect for conl and petroleum over the 'allowing lands hi-
uate in the district ol Southeast
Kootenay, British Columbia, in Lot.
45-3.
Oommenolng at » post planted at
or nenr nine miles duo east of thfl
28 mile post on the O.P.R survey
line, which is the western boundary
of Lot 4B98, and being the northwest
corner post, of Mary Denner's claim;
theuce south 80 chains, theme eust.
so chains, thence north ho chains,
thenre west ho chains to the polnl ot
commencement, making 640 ueres,
more or les*.
Located this 17th day of   February,
1911.
MARY   DENNER,      Locator,
Paul H.   Abb.O    Agent
Harry Hart, Witness.
j which   is  the  western      boundary    ofjtloned  land  in
Lot 4593, und     being the southwest' ("runt     which
the  mime
certlllente
of Mary
ii     dated
curner post of Oeorge Wyke's claim,
tbence north 80 chnins, tlieuce east
80 chuins, thence south 80 rhains,
thence west 80 chains, to tbc point
■ d commencement, making 640 acres,
more or less,
Located this I7t.h day of February,
1911.
OEOROE  WYKEfl,   Locator,
Paul  II   Abbott.,  Agent.
Harry  Hart,   Witness, 16 9t
April  HUh, 1902 nnd numbered 1322A,
"Rami. R. Roe."
District Registrar.
Land Registry Ottlce,
Nelson, B, c.
April,  27tb.  PUI 18-fit,
NOTICE
JOHN HAWKINS,
Wattsburg, R.  C.
ROBERT E. SULLIVAN,
Seattle, Wash., U.S.A.
By their Solicitors:
Harvey, McCarter ft Macdonald.
19-41.
TAKE Notice that    slity     dnys
 aftei  date I rthull apply to the Chief
Oommlssioner of    Lands and    Works
notice. j at, victoria for   permission to   pur*
chnse the     following doBCI'tlied    land
NnTH'E |h hereby given     that    60 situate In Southeast Kootenuy. Oom-
dnys nfter dnte T intend to npply to menclng     at o post planted   at   the
tho Chief Commissioner of  I,amis for Montheust     comer of  Lot  No.  7218,
NOTICE.
PUBLIC NOTIOH Is hereby given,
that, under the authority contained
in hoc tion 131 ol the "Land Act," a
regulation was approved by the Lieutenant-Governor ln Council fixing the
minimum sate prices of lirst aud sec*
ond-clnsH lnnds at. $10 and $5 pnr
acre respectively.
Thin regulation further provided
that the prices fixed therein should
apply tn all lands with respect to
which thc application to purchaso
wore given favorable consideration
alter   tho   dato of   snld   regulation,
purchaso vacant Crown lunds v inch
were received by tho Assistant Ccin-
inlsslouers ol Lands on or before the
said April 3rd, LOU, nml with rtspoct
io whloh the ruqiiiied deposit of lllly
cents per acre hnd been received by
stud Commissioners on or before tlio
snid April 3rd, 1911.
ROBT. A. RENWTOK,
Deputy Minister o( I.mihIb.
Department  of  Lauds,
Victoria, R. C. 16th of May, 1911
-.: 5t
FIELDING MAY RHSIGN,
Cabinet    Crisis   Brought   About   by
Fielding's Determination to
Force Reuipruclty.
A special from Ottawa is to thu effect that a cabinet crisis is iu full
swing, and if Sir Wilfrid Laurier persists'in bis determination ilmt. parliament shnll adjourn for eight weeks,
while he is attending fe Imperial
conference and the coronation, tho resignation of Mr. Fielding is expected.
Ever since tiie Premier chn ll god his
mind about not going to London, the
finance mlnstter bus strenuously opposed the adjournment policy on the
ground thnt It would be a fatal sign
of weakness If the hnnd of tbe
government whs taken from reciprocity plough, and that ho was quite
capable nf pushing the agreement
through without the assiatanco nf Sir
Wilfrid Laurier.
The situation reached the crisis
stage on Tuesday night when it became known thnt Mr. Fielding had
stubbornly rejected the proposal submitted by Sir Wilfrid nnd his cabinet
col lea Kites, that it wns highly desirable that the liunnee minister should
take a complete rest for two months.
This has been urged fnr some dnys
pust without, result, nnd Mr. Fielding
Is credited with declaring to his colleagues at the council table, that nothing will stand in thc way of push
lng the arrangements with President.
Taft tn a satisfactory conclusion, so
far as he is concerned, and thnt he is
prepared to stay here all summer to
attain their end, nn which he claims
ble reputation as a public man is
staked.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier, however, ls
cijualty determined that parliament
I shall adjourn foV two months, and
: Mr. Fielding take a holiday,
I Strenuous efforts are being put
forth tu mnke Mr. Fielding change his
mind, and on his return to the capital, from Montreal, he was approached by Home of his colleagues who
■pointed out to him that he urgently
I needed a long rest.
! Sii Wilfrid Laurier was uot in tho
house tonight and he Is said to be In
conference with Mr. Fielding, trying
I to point out thut no harm will re-
[sult from nd fon rn mont for two
[months. Thu outcome of tbo crisis is
problematical, hut it Is significant
that no word has been mentioned tn
the house concerning thu plans nf thc
|government about adjournment,
: As Sir Wilfrid 1ms adhered tn his
arrangements, and thnt the House
will adjourn from Mny 23 to .Inly 18,
the Immediate resignation of Mr.
i Fielding may he looked for. Thc
most, strenuous offoi'ts nre being put
forward by tbc Cabinet to keep Mr.
Fielding from kicking over the traces,
i point to tho BOrloUfl nature ol the
crisis, nnd followers of the political
barometer hero at Ottawa nee storms
i ahead.
1 The resignation nf tho mnn who
made the pact, nnd pledged the honor
I of Canada, would probably mean
thnt during Lauder's absence in London, dissolution nf the House and an
election during the next few weeks.
Parliament has panned a motion to
adjourn for two months, Luurier is
on the high boom nu his way to London, and the country Is anxiously
awaiting Mr. Fielding's action.
11. 0. SMELTER WILL NOT CLOSE.
"We never hnd nny intention of
closing down either the smelter or
tho mines of tho British Columbia
Ooppet company," said manager Ed.
E. Warren, of Greenwood, R, 0, at
the hotel Bpokane last uight. "We
hnve enough British Columbia coke
on hand to Inst ns n mouth, but we
nro not using it nt nil. The smelter
is running entirely on Pennsylvania
coke and will continue to do so,   at
, least  until  the ond of the conl strike
| is in sight.
"So far from slacking up In our
operations we intend to push development work luster thnn over,   both
jon our producing mines and the pro
poetics wi! huve under bond. Mean
while the compuny will continue pay
ment of Its regular quarterly dividends."
Mr. Warren is a very young mnn
to hnve so responsible u position as
that of general manager of so important a company. In tbe boom
days of Hossland when he was a junior in the profession of mining engineering, ho was a member of the hockey team which held the championship of Britlah Columbia. After bis
removal tn tbe boundary country he
organized and captained the Phoenix
team, which gavo the Nelson and
Rossland clubs a hard contest for the
championship nt several succeeding
carnivals at Rosslnnd. "Pllnky"
Warren ranked just as high a few
years: ngo among the amateur athletes of Canada ns E. G. Warren now
does among its mine managers.
There will be a vast amount of
work done In the mines of the Cranbrook district this summer. From
all of the camps comes cheering news
that development is going ahead, and
thnt many prospects wiy become producing mines before the season closes,
AUCTION   SALE
VALUABLE PROPERTY.
The undersigned Auctioneer has
been instructed to offer for sale ut
the Rnynl Hotel in Crnnbrook, in the
Province of Hritish Columbia,
SATURDAY, THE 20th ol MAY at
tbe hour of two o'clock In the after
noon, those certain premises known
us Lot (1512, in Group |, in the
Kootenny District, iu the Province
of British Columbia.
The Vendors have obtained a re
port on the property trom Mr. II. V
Parker, C. E , Crunhrnok, and tbe
same may he inspected with bis plan
or copies obtained at tbe offices ol
the undersigned solicitors, or the
auctioneer,
Terms of sale ten per cent, deposit
at time of sule, tlie balance in 3, fi,
nnd 12 months, with Interest, Further particulars uml conditions of
sale will he made known ul tbe time
of sule, nnd may be bud from the
undersigned solicitors.
Dnted ul Crunbrook this fith day of
April,   Mill.
Hurvey, McCarter **.   Macdonald,
Cranbrook, It. 0,
Y.  It.   Morris,  Auctioneer,
Cranlirook, H.
Seaborn, Taylor,  Pope & Quirk
Moose  .Inw, Bask,
17.3t Vendors' Solicitors
a licence to prospect for cual and pe- tlience 30 chains north, thence 80 namely April 3rd, 1911.
troleum over the following In" IS Bit- chnlns onst. thonce 80 chnlns south, Further notice Is now given that by
liato in thfl district of Southeast thence 80 chains west to point of virtue of a regulation approved by
Kootenay. Hritish Columbia, in Lot commencement, containing B4" acres the Lieutenant-Governor in Council
4593. Imnre or less. 'on tho 10th of,May, 1911, that the re-
Commencing at a post plantod at F H. PEARSON. gnlatlon dato the 3rd April, 1911, bo
i6-9t or near four miles due east of tht 31 Dated March 24, 1911.                U-U beld not to apply to applications   to
Good reports are being recorded
from the Upper St, Mary's, Tho assessment work for this year is show
lng up larger bodies of nre, and as
the snow disappears from the mountains the prospectoi is there with bin
pick nnd shovel. It ts ono of the
most attractive sections of the Oranbrook district for tho prospector,
The amount of development now bo
Iii): dono on claims tributary to Fort,
Steele, since tbo construction of tbc
Kootenay Central railway commenced
Ib marvellous. It s reported that
many years have passed since there
has been so much activity.
~Vt>. 'S^-^:'if-     M/*
| PUBLIC    SERVICE    ACT.
THE   qualifying  examinations    for
j Third-Class  Clocks,    Junior    Clerks,
ami Stenographers will be held at the
j following places,     commencing     on
Monday tho    3rd July next;-- Armstrong, Chllllwnck, Cumberland, Golden, Grand Forkn, Kamloops, Knslo,
i Kelowna,  Lady smith,  Nanaimo,  Nel-
i son, New Westminster,     Nnrth Van*
con ver, Peachlnnd,  Rovoistoke,  Ross-
1 land,      Salmon    Arm,    Summorlnnd,
Vancouver, Vernon nnd Victoria.
Candidates must he Rritlsb aiib-
lects between the age of 21 and 30,
if for Third CIuhh Clerks; and between
If) nnd 21, If tor Junior Clerks nr
Stenographers,
Applications Will not be accepted
if received later than the lfith June
noxt. '
Further Infornintion, together with
application forms, may be obtained
from the undersigned.
P.  WALKER, I
Registrar,  Public Service.]
Victoria, B.C., 27tb April, 1911.18-7t'
CRANBROOK  AERIE 967
F. O. E.
FRATERNAL ORDER EAQLES
Meet every Friday nl K p,m
Vlulling   llrutULM's  Cordially    invited
Why haven't yuu ae yet subscribed
for Tbe Prospector, Now Is the
right time as time is precious—{2.00
is the price for one year.
HAKVEV,   McCARTER
and   MACDONALD,
ButTislerb miii Solicitors,
CUANBBOOK,
B. 0.
W. F. GURD,
Biu'rlster,  Solicitor, etc.,
CRANBROOK,
B.C.
G. H   THOMPSON,
Buii'isler, Solictor, and
Notary Public
Ollliie—Halil liiiiliiinua,
CRANUROOK, B   0.
McVlTTIK & PARKER
P.L.S. & C.K.
CRANBROOK, B. 0
J. T.  LAIDLAW,
Miuiug Engineer aud
B.C. Laud Surveyor^
H.o   Hiix -Met. I'lions 223.
CRANBROOK,
B. C.
DKS. KING &  GREEN
Physicians and Surgeons
Oltlca at Residence,   Armstrong Ave.
OFFICII HOURS
Forenoons - - - • 9.00 to 10.1)0
Alteruoans - ■ - - ..00 to   4.00
Evenings  - - - -    7.80 to   8.10
Sundays 1.80 to   4.10
IRANUROOK :     : B. O.
J. VV. RUTLEDGE,
MM V,.   V.I,
Graduate ol Ontario Veterluary
cullege, Toronto In 1898. Gradate, and medalist ol McKllllp
Veterinary college, Chicago, III.
tu 11100. Registered member ol
British Columbia association
.11 CALLS MIGHT S DAV PROMPTLY ATTINOIO TO
OFFICE   AT   McKINSTRY'8   LIVeRY BARN
CRANBROOK, B. 0,
F. E. Corrison
Teacher of String and Standard Instruments Choir
trainer.
I'hone ij.t.
CKANBKOOK, B. C.
{   W.   CLINE   j
—that the old Manitoba Htihar
Sl-o|>o.tii now lie found In th*
MANITOBA HOTEL
First Class Work In
all   branches of  tho
| Tonsorial   Art |
♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦•>«>♦♦♦«>♦♦
R. WALSH
Fort Steele
PACK    HORSES
SADDLE   HORSES

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