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Array THE CRANBROOK  HERALD.
VOLUME   :*..
CRANBROOK,   BBITISH   COLUMBIA,   TIIl'liSDAV,   OCTOBER   11.   1900.
NO_IB_3B 80
The Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Hon. Oko. A. Cox, President. B. ti. Wai.kkr, Oen. Man*
PAID-UP CAPITAL, $6,000,000,00,
A General Banking Business Transacted.
Deposits Received.
London Agents—The Bank of Scotland.
CKANHKOOK KI<VNCIt.
PORT STI-KI.K 1IKANCII. J, W. H. SMYTHE. Manager.
; POLITICS AND POLITICIANS
The Differ-ill Parties (jetting Ready
For Ibe Fight.
Till! MINEKS  NAME MARTIN  FOLEY
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B Corset in the market?    We are the sole
*P agent in Cranbrook for the celebrated
t W. B. CORSET.
<i> we are importing this make direct from the
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Guests Comfort a Specialty
Good Stabling in Connection
Nearest to rniltnad ami depot.    Has accommodn-
tinns for the public unequalled in Cranhrook.
JAMES RYAN
 Proprietor
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A COLD  DAY
Warm Values
...In...
Costumes ■■■•*■ Wrappers
EIDERDOWN
dt Dressing Jackets dt
Waists in Newest Designs,
French Flannel, Velvets,
Plain and Fancy Silks.   .*
Geo. Bremner & Son
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Shoes! Shoes! Shoes!
We arc now in position to show you as nice and cheap
a line of Shoes as can be lound in East Kootenay. Call
and examine them and be convinced	
Fort Steele Mercantile Co. Ltd.
-Haul kn»lena>'n Hit Mail Order House"
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Great Discount Sale
At GILPIN'S
25 Per cent oil .ill Dress Goods, Silks and Men's Clothing;.
Call early and secure best selection. Our stock in these lines,
the besl in Cranbiook,
G.  H. GILPIN.
Pioneer Hardware Store
G, H. MINER, PROP.
CRANBROOK	
It's a Cold Day
 MOYIE
That you need a stove.     Tiny are coming   the
cold days.    We have the stoves   a carload.
The Best Only the Best
In the way  of  Paints and Oils.   We sell the
pure White Lead and pure Linseed Oil.
Everything in Hardware
Needles to Furnaces
The Herald  $2.00 Per
Mr. Galliher  is   Making   a   Pre-
limenary   Trip Over thc
District.
HI; PAYS CRANBRWIK A SHORT VISIT
Ottawa, Oct. S.—An order-in*
council was passed and approved today, dissolving parliament, and a
proclamation vill lie issued to that
effect to-morrow. Tlie writs fur a
general election will also he mailed
lu-morrow. Nominations will takr
place ou October 31, and voting a
week later, on November 7, Tht
campaign will thus be oue of thi-
shortest iu the history of the country.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier left tonight foi
Montreal, accompanied by Mr.
Mulock. The premier will hold a
series of meeting*-*, the dates of which
have already beeu given, in Quebec,
during the week, atul will start in
Ontario next week, commencing on
the 161I1 iu Toronto. The other meet-
•ings he will hold in Ontario have
not yet been arranged, but it has
been fixed lhat he will Bpeak at Park-
hill on Saturday, the .20th. Th*
writs are made returnable on December 5th. The last parliament wa*
dissolved April 24, 1896 Nominations
Merc held June 16 aud polling June
2_*
Till:    LIBERAL   CANDIDATE.
\V. A. Galliher, of Nelson, the libera
candidate for this district, paid a visit to
Cranbiook this week, and naturally
dropped into The Herald ofiice for a
chat. Mr. Galliher is a lawyer, and, at
one time while living in Lethbridge, dallied a little with the editorial quill, but
fortunately for him he recovered fiom
the errors of his younger days, and devoted his time to the law. As a result,
he enjoys a line practice nud has rei died
that stage iu thc political field that his
party has called upon him to be the
Standard bearer in this district. If he
linit turned his attention exclusively to
newspaper work, hi* might today he
hustling fur a living and officiating ne the
cussing post for some community,
Mr. Galliher is a pleasant gentleman
to meet and his campaign handshake has
a tremor of sincerity, while his conversation is almost absolutely devoid of politics. That is where be m.ikes a hit and
displays Lis shrewdness hs a polilican.
Lucky is the man who knows what to
say and what not to sny wben he becomes
a candidate for oflice. In that position
be has more critics thnn a minister's
wife, and it behooves bim to exercise
caution at all times.
On Monday night Mr. Galliher met a
large number of his political faith at
I.eask hall. Pr. King officiated as chair-
mail and the preliminary plans nf the
campaign were discussed. Arrangements were made for Mr. Galliher to
i-isil Cranbrook again on which occasion
he will address the public. It will be
Impossible for him lo visit all portions of
lie district, as he would have to cover a
territory larger tban Lord Roberts did
with the Bngllsh army in conquering ihe
Uoers, but he proposes to do the hest he
an. Speaking ot lhe introduction of
auolher Richmond in the lield. he says
that he would like to have seen the fight
ii Straight contest between the two parlies, but now lhat there was a labor call-
lldato named, both of Die old parties
must abide by the consequences.
Till:    MltliK    CANDIDATE.
The Labor Convention   held in Nelson
lust week placed iu nomination Cbrlsto-
jilit-t l'i 1 ley, a working miner of Rossland. At the time he received his nomination be waB al work 4110 ftet under
ground iu the Center Star mine. There
xisied a difference of opinion ns to the
advisability of placing a candidate in
tin* field, but those in favor of such a
move were largely in the majority, and
the measure curried with little difficulty.
The platform adopted consists of tlle
following eleven planks :
1 Free compulsory education.
2 A legal working day of eight hours.
3 Government inspection of nil industries,
4 The abolition of the contract system ou all public works.
5 The public ownership 'of all franchises, such as railways, telegraphs, wat-
rworks, lighting, etc.
6 The abolition of Asia ic immigration, the application of the educational
test and the abolition of inducements to
foreign immigration to settle in the
Dominion.
7 Tbe abolition of child labor under
14 years of age.
8 Tiie abolition of the $250 deposit
required of candidates for tbe Dominion
House.
9 Compulsory arl itration of labor disputes.
10 Prohibition of prison labor In competition with free labor.
Ii Compulsory exercise of the franchise.
LIFE IN kimberley,   IIN THE MINERALD FIELD
H. W. Barnes was in town a couple of
days lost week.
J. P, Armstrong, S. M.. held court
here on Saturday last.
VV. R. Ross, of Fort Steele, wns here
on n visit last Saturday,
John R, Costignn came in on Saturdaj
morning's train to attend court.
J. A, Harvey, of l-'ort Steele, was hi re ,
OU legal business the last of tbe week.
John Meager 1ms taken a crew of men
out to work nu the trnil fiom K luiberley
to Skookuni Chuck
Messrs. Richard Joyce, Walter Wilson
and Julius Ilurel ltrt for Craubrook on
business Tuesday mottling,
MrS, G. A Blgelow, who has been
very ill, is now mending and ber Iriends
are hopeful of her recovery.
Mrs. Klwell returned home from Fort
Steele Sundny evening, where sbe has
beeu visiting for the past week.
No effort Is being spnred to make the
Kimhcrley Miners' Union ball the
greatest event in the history of Kimber-
ley.
The new depot is completed nml the
C. P. R- is now huilding a new wnter
tank. An agent is looked lor at an early
date,
Mr. Rurdsal, superintendent of the
Sullivan mine, lefl on Tuesday's train
for Spokane. He will be gone aboul
two weeks.
Mrs. Paul Hundley, Mrs. H. White,
Mrs. J. M. Ksterhrjiok and Miss Soper
were passengers on Tuesday's train to
Craubrook.
II. M. Wentworth, retiring manager
of the Cranhrook Herald, paid onr burg
a visit last week and bespoke a wonderful future for Kimberley.
Harry White returned from Nelson on
Saturday morning. He reports a third
candidate in the field to contest the Yale-
John Leask Has Struck a Good Thing
In the Lardeau.
ST0KV OF liAKLV MINING IN MONTANA
Items   of   General   Interest   From
Various Parts of the
Province.
run scotch coal miners strikr
Looks Like a (Iood Thing.
(ieorge Johnson returned last week
from a visit to a group of claims owned
by John Leask and others in the Lardeau
country, near the north arm of Arrow
lake. He brought hack with him samples of tbe rock that shows beyond nny
question of a doubt that the property is
a good one. The claims were located
about two months ago aud show up
gold, copper ami lead Injstrong proportions, uud arrangements are being made
to handle the property in an energetic
iiiauuer,
Early Mining lo Montana.
The Butte Western Miner hns the following interesting Story! A correspond-
ent writing from Helena says that 110
oetler way can be found of illustrating
the contrast between tbe conditions under which quartz mining was first carried
on in Montana, nud wilh It the fact that
great profits can now he mode hy mining the ore which was rejected as unprofitable in the early days, than hy recalling the rates of profit anil treatment
pnid   thirty   years   ago.   At   that time
Cranbrook a Growing Town
Cranbrook as a commercial center, is growing.
Cranbrook ns a residential town, is growing,
Cranbrook as a mining center, is growing.
Cranbrook as a manufacturing center, is growing.
A FEW POINTERS
Ore shipped lust month Irom the Sullivan and Norlh
Star mines: ist week, 55" tons; 2nd week, 640 tons; 3d
week, 700 tons; 4th week, 730 tons; total, 2620 tons.
Lumber shipped from the three mills of Cranbrook
during* the month of September, 76 cars.
-£ttWKM_--_H^
Cariboo and Kootenay electoral districts
at tbe coming Dominion election.
J. ti. Armstrong, S. M., opened court
here at 10 a. m Saturday, October 6. to
hear the case of Kimberley Citizens
Committee against Charles Kstmere for
withdrawing funds while acting as secretary-treasurer. John R. Costigan, of
Cranbrook, was employed as counsel for
the committee and J. A. Harvey of Fort
Steele, was retained to defend Mr. Kstmere.    When   court   adjourned   at   I
'clock for lunch, n compromise was affected, Mr. list mere paying certain
money and lhe committee standing for
osts.
NEW   BANK   BlJlLDIMl.
The Canadian Bank ot Commerce Shows Its
Faith In Cranbrook.
A'v.ong olher matters considered by
General Manager l'luinmer of the Cann-,
dian Hank of Commerce, when he visited
Craubrook last week in compnny with ;
Messrs. Smythe and Cameron, of the'
same institution, was the question of
larger and better quarters for the Cran-
brook branch. Tlu busiuess here has
rapidly Increased, and naturally Mr.
I'liiiiiiner was most favorably impressed
wilh Crnnbrook iu consequence of this ,
fact. It has beeu virtually decided that
the bank will erect a new building to
cost from $501x1 to |Sooo, on one ol the
hest lots on Haker street. The building
will he modem in every rer-pect and be a
credit to Craubrook. This decision on j
the part of Mr. Plummer is evidence oft
the fact that he entertains a high opinion
of the future of South blast Kootenay
and Cranbrook. He is in close touch !
witb the conditions at all times, and tbis
is but tbe result of his observations and
investigations.
Return of Contown 400.
The above clean, colored compnny ol
entertainers comes to Cranbrook again
on Friday and Saturday night. Since
playing bere last February, they have
toured the Pacific coast and Southern
states with decided success. All the old
favorites are still with the compnny,
wbo put on a Rag Time Operetta, the
same title as last year with the exception
lhat every feature in lhe piece is new.
Judging from the favorable impression
the company left behind them the last
time lhey appeared lhey will greeted by
large houses.
Helena was au isolated mining town,
tbe nearest lailroad being the Utah
Northern, at Corinne, twenty-five miles
north of Salt Lake, and tbe nearest
stream transportation of any kind being
the steamers which ran up the Missouri
ns far as Fart Ilcuton, 140 miles of road
from Helena.
At that time George Kennedy, wbo is
still hale and hearty, and in business In
this city, wns running freight teams
from Helena to Coiinne, 500 miles distant, making his headquarters at
Corinne.
"The ore from the mines around here
was hauled by mute or ox team from
Hc'eua to Corinne, a distance of about
500 miles, for 825 a ton. From tbe railroad freight to New York was $40 a ton,
and the ore was shipped free as ballast
to Swansea, Wales. The smelters there
charged moderate rates and paid for
everything i 11 the ore, not only for the
gold, silver and lead, but for tbe zinc
and antimony and arsenic, (or which
American smelters allowed nothing. I
used to haul much ore from Melrose,
near Butte, for shipment to Swansea, at
about the same rate.
"Mnch ol this ore came from the
Peereless Jennie mine, on Red Mountain, four miles above Rimini, then
owned by Vaughne. He shipped some
that carried 1,500 ounces of silver nud
•f.''> or fi*> in gold. We hauled some
from the Legal Tender at Clancy, one
carload of which paid $t0,OOO. Some
from the Little Km ma iu Lump gulch,
which whs shipped to Newark, ran
nbout 41x1 ounces in silver.
"We hauled tbe ore to Corinne witb
six-horse mule teams, three wagons in a
string, and would start s trsin of twenty
to thirty wagons at a time under the direction of a wagon master. It usually
look twenty-five days to come up and
twenty dnys to go back. Sometimes iu
the spring, when the streams were up,
they would stick in the mud and be
thirty or thirty five days on tbe road.
" When the Wicker smelter was built,
the smelliug rate was f-75 a ton at the
same time that the Omaha smelter was
charging (8. The freight made the
difference, now, the East Helena smelter
charges $10 to f.15 and charges for tbe
silica ami pays for the iron in tbe ore.
"In the early days the custom rate for
free milling ore was $4 per ton, but no
ui tempt was made to save the sulphurets.
The first concentrators came to this section in 1H70, The rate for free milling
is now about f 1 per ton.
MINES AND  MINING,
George McAulsy, manager of the
Cariboo mine at Camp McKinney, tn
Vale district, has raised the wages of
the men employed in his mine from J2.51)
and $3 to $3 and $3 50 a day. All c_r-
men and shovelers under ground and
all surface men are paid 3 dollars a day,
and all haiumersiuen 3 50,
Moyie Leader: For the month of September the St. Eugene Consolidated
Mining Co.'s shipment of concentrates
amounts to 16,051 tons. Tbis amount is
ousiderably less tlmn last month, the
lack of water to run the concentrator be-
iug the cause. Tlie recent completion
of the flume however, now enables the
company to run the concentrator at Its
full capacity-
Nelson Tribune: While this Is not
given on the authority of the manage*
ment, It is said that the St. Kugene
mines at Moyie, Kast Kootenay, will
pay a dividend on the ist of November,
and from that time on a dividend will
be paid every three months. The St.
Kugene mines are one of the big properties in British Columbia, if uot one of
the largest silver-lead mines on the
Pacific const.
The highest assay of gold ore tbat has
ever been made iu the city was made by
Fassett of the exposition ore from the
Hill Nye mine in Jackson County, Oregon, says the Spokane Chronicle Tbe
ore assayed $67,116.52 to the ton. While
this is from a picked sample, and does
not iu any manner determine the value
of the ore body, ns such values could uot
be found in any quantities, yet as a feature it is interesting to show tbe amount
of free gold rick can contain.
William Muidock of St. Louis and
Alfred King of Seattle, while prospecting for placer gold in the foot bills of
Mount St. Elms, Alaska, claimed to
have discovered a copper mine, which
had been worked ages ago. Iu tbe immediate vicinity were picked up kettles,
tools, spearheads and other articles of
practical use, manufactured in a crude
manner nut of copper. It ia evident
that tbe copper came from three or four
veins in the immediate vicinity, The
spot where the discovery was made is
6,000 feet above the sea level in the foot
hills of the mountain peak.
James Dunsmuir, head of tbe firm of
R. Dunsmuir & Sons, coal mine owners,
and Premier of the province of British
Columbia, ia the victim of a peculiar
strike. During the provincial campaign
last April, in compliance with tbe strong
anti-Mongolian sentiment prevailing in
Britisb Columbia, Dunsmuir discharged
all the Chinese wbo Had beeu working
in his mines on the Vancouver Island,
and sent to Scotland for 400 Scotch
miners. Half of these arrived last week
aud a considerable porporlion of them
struck and started off toward the United Stntes boundary line. All the expenses of their transportion hither from
Scotland were borne by Dunsmuir
They are veiy independent, and refuse
to submit to the mine regulations.
PROVINCIAL NEWS NOTES
Evh Moser, a desolate character formerly of Fernie, was found dead in a
shack in Nelson* one day last week.
The Greenwood Miner prints an artistic roAst on the lawyers of that town
for their lack of loyalty to home interests.
The shooting scrape in Nelson last
week has started a reform movement in
the town and tbe edict bas gone forth
that all gambling must cease.
In Grand Forks the light against
Chinese laundries had to be abandoned,
and in Greenwood tbe same result is anticipated. In Phoenix the best method
is used, by discouraging them from even
securing a foothold in town. Tbe plan
has heen highly successful thus far.
On Saturday all the men, union aud
non-union, employed at the Whitewater
mine aud mill, walked out, over an attempt by Ihe management to lower the
timbermen's wages from J3.50 to $3 25
On Monday the matter was satisfactorily
adjusted and the men returned to work.
—Slocan Drill.
For years the attempt has been to get
an act on tbe statute books by which defaulting co-owners iu mineral claims
could he advertised out. Last session
the effort was successful, and the law
is already being taken advantage of in
several districts. It is a just act, and
will he of benefit to the mine owners iu
general — Phoenix Pioneer.
Nelson Tribune, Oct. H —William
Muller was shot and badly injured yesterday afternoon by Fred Hoard, oil e
wise known as ''the French cook." The
reason of the shooting has not developed, but it Is said that It arose out of a
card gnme that took place on Saturday,
in which Hoard lost money. Midler
was shot in the abdomen and now lies
at the general hospital in a critical condition. Hoard was arrested by chief ot
police Jarvis within a few minutes of
Ihe trouble and is confined in tbe city
lock-up. The wenpon used was a 38-
calibre Smith & Wesson. Three phots
were fired, only one taking effect.
IS LOOKING SOUTHWARD
"Just Before Da wo,"
"Just Before Dawn" was presented at
the hall last Friday night. The company
had action and there were many good
shots in lhe enst. In consequence, before tbe Isst act, quite a number of
struggling miners lay dying on the stage
veldt, and tbe Nemisis of revenge
laughed in glee over the terrible -daughter. Fortunately there were enough
people ou the stage escaped to carry ou
the last act. It was a good show fmni a
hbiughter-house standpoint. The blood
waa red and tbe killing was prompt.
The C. P. R.  are Figuring on the
Republic Camp.
A TAX ON MALE SERVANTS WANTED
England's    Policy     Toward    thc
United States "More than
Friendly."
CECIL  RHODES   IN   POLITICS   AGAIN
Scheme uf Canadian Pacific,
Grand Forks, B. C , Oct. 9—The Canadian Pacific railway eeemi determined
to prevent the construction ofanlnde-
pen "ent line between Grand Forks and
Republic, lis agent today dispatched a
survey partv lo the Colvllle reservation
with tbe Object ot making a survey south
for a few miles to cooperate «ilh four
other survey parties that luve been rushing tbe woik to completion within the
past lour days, The woik is so far ad-
vauceil that the plans will be filed at
Republic tomorrow. Whether a preliminary survey before the looatton survey
is completed will hold good fu law re-
mains to be determined. Tbe Canadian
Pacific,it has been fbreeeu, would strenuously oppose any competition in its tributary territory.
It will build a liue to the international
boundary, connecting there with a railway promoted by Clarence J. .McCuaig,
of Montreal, a leading director of the
Republic mine.    Mr. McCuaig no doubt
has a complete understanding wiih the
C. P. R. and will comply with the law by
securing a board, ihe majority of which
will be American citizens. Iu this manner lhe C. 1'. K. while gaining its point,
cau tsctitty aver that it is not extending
its line into the United States, and tbat
it is not invading Great Northern territory.
Pst 1 Ta\ Oa Hale Servants.
Vancouver. < >ct. 9 — Labor men are
suggesting an Ingenious method, borrowed from Buglish home legislation, of
diminishing the employment of Chinese
and Japane_e. The propose tbst strong
pressure be brought to bear upon the
provincial government and legislature
to cause tbe statutory imposition of a
heavy tax on male domestic servants,
most of whom are Mongols.
To Be More Tbu Friendly.
London, Oct. 7 —Mr. Chamberlain,
secretary of state for tbe colonies, speaking Ibis evening al Stourbridge said:
"Great Britain's foreign policy as I sum
it up, is to remain on friendly terms wilh
every great country in Europe, and on
something more than friendly terms
with the United States."
Rhodes 10 Re-enter Politics.
Cape Town, Oct. 9.— Ctcii Rhodes will
re-enter politics tomorrow when he will
preside over the deliberations of the congress of the South African league.
(iimblUn Slopped In Dawson.
Vancouver, Oct. 9.—The reform Whve
has struck Dawson. The days of gambling and the dance hall in the Yukon's
capital are ever. Tbe officials in the
north of the Canadian territory, acting
upon instruction from tbe Administration at Ottawa, have decided that
gambling and kindred evils mutt be
closed down at once.
A few days ago publicity was given to
the letter of instructions sent by Minister Sifton from Ottawa, in which be suggested tbat at ouce the gambling places
be closed. It was stated at tbe time
that Commissioner Oj-ilvie and Major
Wood would defer acting on tbe suggestion until next June, so as not to cause
hardship among tbe people wbo have
money invested therein Bat this decision was evidently reconsidered, for passengers wbo arrived bere by lhe Dolphin
say that the gambling houses were all
closed the week before last, and dance
halls have also come uuder tbe ban. In
other res|>ccts Dawson has Income, as a
ciiy, a model of  morality.
A Costly Error.
Victoria, Oct. -9.—Passengers arriving
here last evening by tbe Tees, state
llial through mistaken directions, two
patties working on the Government
telegraph line to Dawson have overlaped
the distance between the twoendsol lhe
line being over one hundred miles. It
is feared this will prevent the completion ofthe line ibis year.
Injured While Riding.
Last Sunday Mr, Breckenridge, started
for lhe Mission with a party of ladies,
consisting of Mesdames breckenridge,
CreightoN, Medhurst and Misses Watt
and Wellman. When shout four miles
from town the hones became unmanageable and started to raise trouble by kicking over tbe tongue. Mrs. Brecken-
riilge, Mrs. Creighton and Miss Well-
man jumped in safety from the wagon.
Mrs. Medhurst and Miss Watt, who
were in tbe front seat, were finally
thrown out, sustaining several bruises,
but fortuuately neither were seriously
Injured. Mr. Breckenridge succeeded
in keeping the team from running, and
to this fact is due tbe escape of the entire party fiom di nth or iujuiies of a
most serious uature. CRANBROOK  HERALD
Tl-'llMS OK SUIISOBilTlONl
The Herald itMlros t.» itfve tlio news nf the
iiistrit'i.   It ymi know any about jyoui lev
your min«' or yuur iieoirto, send It to tltts onlee,
ON   THE   SIDE.
Tbe reading of Manitoba papers give
evidence of the fact that they are having
a bot time in tbnt province.
Hugh John McDonald promises to
work for tbe abolishment of tariff on
agricultural implements, if elected.
It is quite evident after reading the
grit and tory pipers, that the Almighty
bashud little to do with the prosperity
of Canada at any stage in ber career.
Five years from now South East Knot
may will fie recogid/ed aaa wonderfully
rich mining district, and there will be
many prosperous towns within its boun*
dunes.
Rev. Sheldon, of Topeka, Kalis .
delivering religious lectures iu eastern
Canada. In talking as Christ won''
talk, be may be a success, but wben 1
tried to run a daily paper as Christ
would, lie proved to be a lumenta1 '"
failure.
ible
The Winnipeg   Free   Press   issued a
magnificent number on October 6. com*
memorating the installation of a com*
plete new plant. The news features
were better than ever, while the illustrated sectioua told the story of the irriga
tion canal, southern Alberta and the
wonderful progress made by the Free
Press. It was a great number, and em*
pbaslzes the fact that the Free Press has
become a great paper.
The fact that Craubrook is forging
ahead does not imply that other towns
iu the district will stand still. Tht! very
development of the country tbat is giv
ing Cranhrook sucll a satisfactory growth,
will make better times for Fort Steele,
Kimberley, Moyie, Feruie aud other
places. Tbis is a great district. Us rt-
sources are not yet known, aud comparatively liitle done in the way of development.
The Herald is iu receipt of a request
from the Unite rick Publishing company
of New York, to insert a rending notice
for which our charge would be $7.35.
The ouly payment offered is a lettei
wishing us success in our field. Well
if all the patrons of The Herald did busi
ness on the same plau as the Uutterick
Publishing company, there would be
cobwebson our presses and a shortage
in our cash box. The nerve of some
people passeth all understanding- The
Butterick company bas made millions.
It should spend at least a few hundred.
Cranbrook's steady progress is not a
surprise to those acquainted with the
conditions. Situated as she is with such
a magnificent territory tributary, her
growth depends only on the develop*
ment of the country. In the first issue
of The Herald the writer then said that
Craubrook must necessarily become a
residential city, owing to its many
natural advantages. That prediction is
being ful I fit led in a manner that gives
satisfaction to all, and in one year's
time Cranbrook will be famed for her
many beautiful homes. Cranbrook has
Btoi.il the crucial test and now her growth
is steady, and ol a most solid nature.
MOYIE LEADER MORSELS
[['Mm tiie Moyie i.i-i-niBi. net. ti-j
There were eight Inches of  snow   at
the Society Girl tbe first of the week.
Paul Jensen has received the contract
for grading the piece of road between
Moyie and Moyelle. The right of way
will be ten feet aud grading seven to
eight feet. The contract will be signed
lu the course ofa dny or two.
Reid, Campbell St Co, have been enlarging and makiug frost-proof their
cellar for the purpose of carrying a heavy
winter stock. In consequence of theii
increasing trade they will commence
next week to build au addition warehouse at the rear of their store.
Our neighbor J S. McHachern is moving from tbe Batley cottage, which he
tins occupied the lasl three mouths, to
one of the new cottages erected hy  Gov.
Agent  Armstrong.     Mr.   McBachern
found tbe language of tbe   ollice   devil
■ml nocturnal sernade of jail occupants
a little too much for hlm.
FORT   STEELE   NEWS.
1 m.iii tin! I'rolpactor na. n.]
Tbe Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. T.  T.
McViltie died on Monday lust.
Rev. C. A. Procunier of Revelstoke is
expected to pay Fort Steele a brief visit
next week.
Mrs. Durick has returned to Fort
Steele for a visit after an absence of
nearly two years.
J. R. Goff formerly in the employ of
Cariin St Durick has accepted a position with II. G. Parson of Golden.
The school trustees have sent for a uew
bell to replace the one now in use.
Citizens living in the vicinity of the
school house will rejoice.
Bismarck's Iron Nerve
Was Ih e result of his splendid health.
Indomiiahle will and tremeudousenergy
aie not found where Stomach, I,iver,
Kidneys and bowels are out of order. If
ynu want these tpialties and the success
they bring, nse Dr. King's New Life
Pills. Only 2$ rents at beattie's drug
store.
A. W. -H'VITTIB, IU..S.. P.L.S.
JOHN  III IUIIMIV   Nnlarj  Puliik
McVittie & Hutchison
... Dealers in...
Mines, Mining Stock, Real Estate
Mines and Lands Surveyed
Hire, Llle and Accident Insurance
Money to Loan
I. 0. O. F, Block Cranbrook, B. C.
OLD   FOLKS  ON   THE   FARM.
I've bean out to th* madder, wif*. to see
John's new maetiin-s
A-CUtttn'   oata  an'   bin-din'   'em—rhe like
I've never seen,
n jest beats all creation, rhe work that
thing'11 do;
It iut- the oat8 ant Minis V-m np In bun-
iliea straight it mi uno.
1 reel a hit downbea-rted,  th-ouKh,   an'
kintiiTout o' dau**,
Wuii all ihe great rmprovwuentaooraln' on
ul such a rati*.
1  think u'  my  old  01*0416'  I SUppOM U's
hangln' -mil
jet1 where I left It—yonder tn fheold bam
on Uie hill.
An' 1 Kt.ik back mine forty yeara eel eeo
tht* old iluiiH w-lutu.
With that old cradle tutn-glrv' -here, 1 i«i
a en
vA 1
dear wlte,
Yis. forty years have 11
ainoa you un' 1 wore young;
An', lookln' taokward now, they aeem >*•■'
Hki* a Bong Hiaf i-j rang.
our juim wus j*.**' a-toddlln' 'round at*'
gittin' -vuywhvre,
with mtie blue check dreiaee you made
ter him to wear.
Do you remember ihem. dear wife?  Ah,
yea, I know you du
Remember ev'ryt-ntn-g he -wore, down to
iiuoh Htiil'hy shoo,
I us.d to lova in have hlin 'round, 'most nlways In the way,
An' beggln' m* Lo toas&ilm up high on each
loud <r hay.
But—forty years; an' baby John a, stalwart
umit hoe grown,
A kind an' true un' loVllV one, with children nf hin own.
They'll mighty cute,  those children ara,
un' smart as Uny can-bo;
'Twu i nice in John an' Nt-ll to name- thi?
1 wind ter yuu an' me.
They're kind an1 true, nn* JiVtin an' Nell.
im' Jos' as good us koU;
I unly wish ihnl uii might have sucll ohll-
dron when they're old.
Our home Is nice ant pleasant; we're never
In the wny.
John always oomca fer my advice 'bout gittin' In tiie hay
An' things like I luul; un' then again I'VO
often noticed, loo,
Null's aura to oome to you to find the way
you used 10 do.
Yw, rm mindful of our mercies, an' 1117 to
he uont-ant;
But when I Ihlnk huw uld I've grown, an'
Bee how thin an' bent—
In spite of nil tliat I cun do the Sha-AoW;
j 11 in
1 fall;
Hur when (he clouds an' mists*come down
an' gather over nil,
1  always seem  to see u light thai shines
from hills afar,
An' 1 gtt 10 lookln' westward, where tiie
sunset glurlcs are.
An' wheu I see ('hr red an" gold a-flamln' In
the skies,
An' a-coverttV nil the heavens with tlm
rainbow tints ami dyes,
I  mind  in.* of Hod's  pt-otni-its about fits
place-o' rust,
An' a blessed sense o' comfort cornea homo
to my old I'rent* t,
Tlmn,   when   lhe sunset  glories  fade an'
darken Into night,
I  know there'll come u dawnln' soon of
Q-Od's eternal llffllt;
An' we shall seo Ihe dawnln', wife; we're
took In' o'er the way,
An' wailln' fur 10 enter in- on Iiii unendtn'
day.
We'll know ilie* wondrous Workman then;
we'll sec the Master Hand
Thai out of Meavon's crucible cun form the
sunset grand;
An' ull the dark un' gloomy ways shall
tii>en to our eyes,
For wnn Hla understandln' wo shall know
tils mysteries.
An' we win not he mcunnlnf hereon* griev-
In' Johiuun' Neil,
Because we know fer certain tlhat lhey love
the old folks well;
An' when our eyes ure eloeod, dear wife,
toov'ry earUhly scene,
They'll keep the grasses growin', dear,
aliovs us, fresh an" green.
And—thore, that's -Johira-vomln'l He's got
the oats ull hound;
That  new macflrtne beats ev'rythlng tiie
hull creation''round,
I'll  git  iny staff an' help him, fer he always ruakeH it seem
As if he loved to have me 'round to help un
hitch blie team.
—Sheldon   C.  tttodilurd, in Country Gentleman.
1 THE BORHOWINC HABIT."
I BY MVHTA L AVART.
TIIKRI-! i.s a comma nd ment against
coveting*, but none ngnin st borrowing, which te practically helping
oneself to what one covets, ami tin* far
more serious evil of the two.
Hut su hmg as Ihere In no roininainl-
lui-nt, or even tl civil luw to tin; etfret
tbat "thou shall neither borrow nor
ii'iiii," 11 should be 1 nt* maxim oi every
household ami aipurt ofthe breetlipg*o[
every boy u.kI girl to respect tin* property of their neighbor, even if thnt
neighbor is "only a brother, or sisler, n
mother, or a father."
There nre bo mnny types of borrowers
and some of thein are so charming Mini
it is rather a (llflknill task io lay plans
for their whole-sale umloltlg.    Then* is
tho kmI, affectionate, lovable mid kind
hearted, who really regards it as 11 good
joke thai she has kept   n   borrowed
article so long that Hie owner in llim
borrows it of her, Mid there te th•■
beauty who borrows nnythlllgsllG looks
well in, regardless of the feelings of the
possibly plain owner; there is tin*
truly generous girl  wbo borrows her
frlend'i music and books, and is so careless about her own slock Hint she never
thinks to return those that hnve- been
loaned ber, and thc girl who has unquestionably a lot of common sense,
and who is actually the mnl nut ny of the
family, who rejoices be-cuiise her
mother, .sister nml herself are all tlm
same size und can wear one -another'*,
clothes.
As a rule, it is not SO much lhe family,
who hnve grown accustomed to their
own bad habit, who feel the Inconvenience ns the visitor, nr ebanee
friend, who although she may possess
a sufficient fund of misplaced generosity to lend, cannot bring herself to borrow in return, and soon suffers from a
Badly depleted wardrobe. Amd even if
borrowed wearing apparel is returned,
its freshness is goneaiidiis Individuality too, for the owner has gotten in the
ay of associating it with another person.
X very charming womnn, who possessed a con sol ence about borrowing,
and who was compelled to reside for
onu- time wilh an otherwise delightful
fnmllly, who were one and all addicted
to the borrowing habit, has written
tuutft feelingly of her experience there
in, uud of the maiiuer in which one [jret-
ty girl was reformed.
"I really," to quote her exact words,
"never BftW such a houseful of mlsflta
in my life, mother nndl daughters all
decked out lo one another's clothes, a
portion of each wardrobe having been
purchased for some one else. To bi
sure, these charming peopleavere read)
to lend me ev—-, thing they luul, but
unfortunntel) 1 much preferred wearing mj own clothes, which were almost
Invariably scattered all over the house,
"If n daughter of the bouse was In
my room when n culler was announced,
01- when the dinner-hour wus Imminent,
ihnt daughter picked up the first collar
or belt she could lay her hands on and
donned it as readily as if it were her
own. It did not Improve the case that
tlie borrower was quite willing for the
same liberties to be taken with her
own belongings. Ami I could not but
perceive thnt the larger pari of the
family jars occurring in this nmtnbl.
houseliold were traceable to the borrowing habit. Yet they thought Unit
not to lend and borrow freely was
evidence of selfishness nml n restriction
upon the privilege and right of relation*
ship and friendship,
"One dny, however, I had the chance
of get-ting in a good word with Kate,
the elder daughter, which eventually
cured her of the borrowing habit. An
exquisite gown hml come home for hen
it had been spread out upon the bed,
and the mother und family had been
called iu and allowed to look upon Its
beauties, Kate's sweetheart was coming next day. and ibis gown was to delight his eyes when she appeared beforo
bim in it. While she was out walking
the unexpected happened, nnd her lover
arrived a day ahcud of time. Me went
after her, met her. uml the two walked
home together, ami, iis it was ihe dinner hour, strolghl on Into the dining-
room, expecting lo nuike apologies \:i
the mother for lack of preparation. In
that dlnltng-ronm what sight should
overwhelm Kate, but thai of Maud, her
younger sister, sitting nt the table,
arrayed in all tho glory of the new-
gown! Maud's beloved had come and
she, too, luul coveted to appear in new
iiml wonderful ii|ip;in*l. 'Vou see, Kate,1
she said apologetically, 'I didn't know
you were expecting Herbert. I didn't
know iii nil whnt you find this gown for
—you dldn'l tell tne. And 1 didn't
think you would -wire—-1 thought you
would be glnd under thc circumstances
for me to take it. N'obody told me
Herbert was hen*. Jack came, and I
hadn't 11 thought nbout anything else.
Aud everybody—you, loo, Rate—has
worn my clothes until they are pulled
ull ont of shape; and I came In here to
look for something lo wear, and you
were out, and I hud to take the gown
Million! consulting you. I had no
doubt but it would be nil right.'
'"1 believe.' snid Kate to me nfter
dinner, 'your wny of not borrowing nor
lending is best—although, nt times, T
have thought it was n dreadfully selfish way.'
'Then I found time for the Irsson
'My dear,' snid I, 'the spirit which Is
back of thr freedom with which yon
lend and borrow with each other, is so
beautiful that I hardly feel it is for me
to criticise this pnrtiloular form of Its
expression, yet indiscriminate borrowing seems to me communism lo the
point of lawlessness, A higher expression .would be in carefully respecting
the rights and property of each olher.
And in the point of convenience, it
would have many advnn*fnges over your
present custom. Whenever any of you
want to go out, there is great confusion
here in matching your gowns with the
trimmings which belong with them;
mueh time te hrst, and, as you know
yourself, much composure of spirit.
Your mother, for instance, who does
more lending nnd less borrowing than
the rest of you, has become quite discouraged iu her nttempts to go out,
verily, as I believe, from the difficulties
which lie iu the \mi*> of making a satisfactory toilet in the time at her coin-
ma nd."
" '1 hadn't thought of ii in tlml wny.'
Kate replied, softly. 'I believe that I
see, with you thai the less selfish wny Is
not to borrow, ltut f do not know how I
shall cense to lend.'
"That will come of itself. If yon
cca.se to borrow you will soon cense to
lend. People who respect themselves
will not ask il; people who do not respect themselves, you will find courage
to refuse. The question of private, personal rights, of justice, should como
before thnt of generosity, There are
tiim-s when one should lend, times when
one should borrow, times when one
should give; times, when in our own
In teres I und iu the interest of others,
one should do none of theso things.
We should neither give nor lend because others think we should, bul only
na our own will and wisdom direct,"
Another woman, who is an authority
on these little things in life which muke
people agreeable lo one another, suid
recently to thc wrilcr: "I should nlways rather give my things thnn lend
them. 1 hnve a friend who is a dear,
charming woman, but whose visits   I
dread. Slie curries away nrmfiils of
bonks, and When she brings Ihem back
they nre worn and badly used—authors whom I handle with love nnd
reverence."
Every person who borrows freely
runs the risk of making himself or herself a nuisance fo the friends who love
them; every person who lends freely
runs the risk of hating precious treasures abused by cureless hands nnd
of entertaining 111 thoughts in consequence. Lend liberally, give liberally,
in response to actual need nnd in accordance with your judgment and conscience, but do not abuse the high privilege of giving and lending hy using it
heedlessly. And by no means borrow
heedlessly, remembering that there is
a law In nnture which makes us pay for
everything we got to the uttermost
farthing.—Bemorest's Magazine. I
Another Bouadary Dispute,
Vancouver, i>cr 8.—A dispute ovei
the exact location of the boundary hue
iit Mount Baker, a new miniug camp uu
the border of British Columbia and
Washington is In progress On Satm
tiny thu American customs authorities
Belzed a pack train proceeding Irom
Chilliwack, on lhe Canadian side, to the
LiQneJnck mine, which Domloiou Government Suveyor Dfffte, win 1:* tiu-n
surveying the district ind defining the
boundary line, says 1- in lhe Canadian
territory.
Mr. Ueaue'ssurvey will be completed
on Saturday, and ii 1 staled will prove
ihat several ot tlie chief propertiei 11
tbe district are on the Canadian side of
the line, which he has located two miles
BOtith ofthe present imposed boundary.
This will place severnl American-owned
mines on Canadnln soil.
Opening ol lhe Cub ilk* Reservation.
Great Interest is beiiif* taken in thc
opening of tbe Colvllle Indian Reservation which the United Stales govern*
ment has nn no unci d is tn inlet place
shot ily. The couutry Ib said to be ol
extreme fertility, iiml a rn'sh similar to
lhat which look place when the Oklo-
liotno was thrown o| en to settlement Is
h-ing looked lor, l'!u- Reservation is
i 1 the northern pint ol Wi shlugtou state
and Ho e up to the (..nnailniu boundary.
The principal places lu ihunelRbburhood
areMolson, Client w nnd Bolster which
aie wilhin a lew miles of tlu- boundnr)
line, nnd they are most easily reached
by the Canadian Pacific Railway's new
new Hounditi) Creek extension to Mid
wny, the distance bum tlmt point being
only 19 miles lo Bolster, _o# lo Chesaw
and 23% lo Molson by a goud wagnu
road. In the pnst, dlflifullty has been
experienced in getting Height shipments
to those parti owing to the lock of customs facilities, but ihis will now be
complete:)- overcome as thr United
States government 1ms just nsslgued a
Customs officer to Midway to facilitate
I tie transfer of American freight lo those
points,
Spokane Falls &
Northern R'y. Co.
Nelson & l'i. Shcpliard R'y Co.,
Red    Mountain    Railway   Co.
The only nil mil route between nil
•joint-: Jvist, NYst nu,! Smith to ...
ROSSLAND,
NELSON and
Intermediate Points.
Conne 'tinf- nt
Sl'OKANIi viilh the
Ureat Northern, Northern Pacific
ami o. k. ci N. Company,
Connects nt
Nelson with  Steamer ior Kaslo
and All Kootenay   Lake Points,
Connecl-J nt
Myers Falls with Stage Daily foi
Republic, and
Connects dully
At    Bossburs   Stage   Daily   for
Grand Forks and Qreenwood.
II. A. JACKSON, lien. Pass. A«l.
Furnished or
Unfurnished
...ROOMS TO RENT
Inquire of...
R. S. McNEII.
Dnriclt nve
e»*l.   Civil J-v
And SOO LINE
Renowned and Unequalled
"Imperial
J. H. KING
Physician and Surgeon,
OKK10E-8n lilt LOCK   BLOCK,
CRANBROOK,    : : ;    :    B. C
NOTICU.
Notice U liereliy given Hint '.. II, linker intends witliln oa iluys from date to npplj tn tin
rtiii-fi'i lUslDiiernrinnilsiinil Wurks r«r .
I'ctruleimi lonso of tlio folluwIiiK land In Kmiti
linst Kootenay, romiiienctnR nt tlie initial \m\
Illumed nenr llio old mill np *-u*' creek abmii
ten miles irom tlte Internatlnnnl limiinlarj
theucd enst one mile, tlienee soiitli onu mile
tlionee west mie mile, tlienee nnrlli umi mil. i<
|i||U!Ooriio,.tiilillift. \. 11. B.vKlilt.
August ao, inn".
NOTICE.
1 lili'l « m.iini-
t'ottnleiiiiiloi
iiii-iii-ii^iit Mi
trnil ll|i StlRI
liitorniilluniil
t]ieiii'« 6 li
inl-m-d 11 uii.'i
•lllH
III*   «ll
111 llll
till
I   Hill-   )||.|.-,
ic imi Hi nn.. nun. in nt,-1.|-|< 1 in-ffi lining,
___.':'!>.t.:".'-'.'."* __ tt'-M*-- vin'iK,
noiici'.
Notice Is lierelij rIvoii that I. nnttur IiiIcmIs
iUiln mi Uny, iiduli-ln u|i|il)  In the Clliel
11 iBBloiiei nr Until ai.u   World lm a lv
trolenin lease ol thn rniimvlng minis in Hoiitli
Kits! Kootenny ieniiimenoliiirnttlic I nil Inl jiost
planted neartlw mi Imnk ol Aktmlnn creek
il i.j t ir tr.ill ntimit tlirci mHoi
fr theliniindnryi llience «i t mi mile, llieneo
north ouu mile, tlienee west mir nu >*. tlienee
iinllimii' mllo, I. llAKKIt,
AllgUSI 'il, I'll!!.
NOTICK.
Notice Is lieiokygiven tliat W. I'. Unrd In-
tendstYitliinMidnysfioinilntolo iippiy «, 11 ■ ■ ■
Clieif Cnminlssl-iticr of imus ami Works 1 r n
Petroleum lease uf tlio tollnwlnn kinds In Smiiii
Rust Kootenny, eotnmoncliig nt thu Initial pusl
planted nenr tin* icri Imnk of Akimlnn ereel
whoro oroaseil hy the trntl ulioiit ilin*e miles
renin tllO Imillldnry, tlietlci wesi mv in In, tlicncti
sotitlione mill*, llience cast uno mllo, tlicuco
norlh mie mile. W, l'. nl i;i>.
August 21, ishjo.
CAST Insl Daily Train -WIST
With direct connecting service
to and from East Kootenay
country. First-class sleepers on
•til trains. Tourist cars p.i.ss
Medicine Hal d.-.ily lor Sl.
Paul, Saturdays [or Montreal
.ind Boston, Mondays and
Thursdays for Toronto.
West>\ nriH'j'iiy Train -Eastward
17:20   Iv. Cranbrook Iv.   «-?:3_
Connects at Macleod for Calgary and Edmonton and at
Medicine Hat for all points
east. Connects .it Kootenay
landing for all points in west
Koolcnay. Slocan and.Bound-
ary districts, and for Pacific
coast, Main line points via.Rev-
eUtokc. For rates, tickets and
full information apply to agent
Cranbrook or
I:. J. COVLB W. r. ANDERSON
A. a, P. A. T. P. A.
Vnticottver, B.C. Nelson, B.C.
Arc yon going lo build?
Greer & Go,
THE CONTRACTORS
Are prepared lo fnrnisli plans
nml Bpecificntlonfi for .ill kinrls
nf'buUdiue,
See us for Prices.
Cranbrook
u*   **   Ii- C.
W. F. GURD,
BarrUlcr, Solicitor, Etc.
Crnnlirook,      :     :       British Columbia
J. R. COSTIGAN, Q.C.
Barrister
Solicitor, Etc.
Ollice;
Hnnk or Commerce liMg.        UltANBltOOK
I " The Early Bird Catches the Worm "
% The "Early Closing" Storekeeper it:
% Should Catch Your Patronage jt jt #
%  We can "suit" you, "boot" you, and "outfit" %
%  >»ii in a strictly .up-to-date style. Come early %
LEASK & RANKIN i
Robinson & MeKenzie.
Saw and Planing Mills
All Kinds Of
Rough and Dressed Lumber
OC'DOQQDDODD0ii*©B88HDB8H8_a©©0OOQ
The...
Refitted Throughout
Oue nf the Most Coiufortnlile
Hotels iu Beat Kootenny.
Newly Furnished
VanDecar & Son, Props.
Cranbrook, li. C.
OOO(3OOO:OQOOQ0*1
Royal
...Hotel
&..
-Wi
M. Mclnnes»Co.
Wholesale and Retail...
BUTCHERS
Fernie, Wardner,        Fort Steele,
Cranbrook, Moyie.
0:
—I .nut year was unusually fatal to
United States penntoncrtj 3i,uij() of
tlit'in died.
NO!
Notion Is lieroliy given
temla wltlilii-siniiiys mn
Chief CoimnlsMnnor nr
I'etrnlanm leiu-s of tue 1
Rest K*jiolenii>'j cnimncii
iiiiiiiimi i-i! iin- Ahlmmn
and n Imlf mlli-fi from tli
nne mil'-, tlienca Rontli
nm* mill*, tlienee north 0
August Bt, I two.
11. ir. y
to in m
<li iiml \
nt tin*
umlnry,
< mill*. I
iiln.
. II. MO
W, II. ROSS. II. W. llKltCUSIKIl
ROSS & HERCHMER
Barristers, Solicitors,
Notaries Public,
Conveyancers*
G. L. MILLIARD,
General
Blacksmith
CRANBROOK, B. C.
HORSHSHOBINQ,    MINING WORK
AND (JlvXHKAI. RKl'AIRINO,
\VAOOM   WOOD-WORK
Promptly Attended tc.
DO NOT DECIDE
On lei Hub >",,r cnnlrncl
iiuiii yon have seen ,
At**! !h ---i    J
Mp-iMM- ■&
fet-V!,*-:!---        ,..v...:   :   ...ibJj
Frt "■
rm
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G. R. LEASK
I.I.I,- ul   Inl'..llll,
Contractor **. Builder
1'I.ANS AND SPECIFICATIONS
PURNISIIBO IRI:i: OF CHARGE
Tlioso ">iiti'in|.l;iiiii|. i.nllillHi: will rto well to lei
un-1,"in,, in, in.. 1 tr.-it.|n.
Crnnhruok, British Columbia
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The Cranbrook
Lumber Co.
Saw and Planing Mills
:::AT
CRANBROOK, B. C.
 ALL   KINCS   OF-
Rough and
Dressed Lumber,
Dimension Lumber,
Shingles and
riouldings.
IN   STOCK OH MADE TO OltDKIt.
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I
PATRICK  NAVIN
Contractor and Builder
FIRST CLASS WOKK-IIIIAKANTEEn
Al iti'.-'i'iii nm fiuililiiiK liic new SI. Eugene
linKpllnl mid n iiiiiiiIut nf Iwn slurv and other
dwetliflSB,
Cranhrook, It. C.
G. Johnson....
"tjy Assayer and
* Metalurgist
Cranbrook, B. C.
Fort Steele  Beer
Is the best.   Patronize
home industry   dt    dt CltANDllOOK.  B. 0.
A LESSON  FOR JULIUS.
Which  Guv?  the Teacher  a  thane*
to Air Ilia  Dignity--
The man employed to sweep out the
watting rooms at tho depot, hll thu
water coolers aud check tho baggage
was n colored innu. am) wlicu a Bpruce
young negro appeared with n trunk
Which wus tli*il tip with a rope tbere
was a graud opportunity fm* tho depot
iiiiiii to show nir his digulty. When
asked to cheek tho truuk, be looked
it ovor ami dcmnuded or tho owucr:
"Boy, what's yo'r coguomen -do cog*
munoii what folks call yo' by?"
"What's my cognomen gol to do wid
ills trunk?" queried llio young man.
"What's li uut to do; sub? Vo'lt iiml
It's go\ a heap In do will It. I want
to loll'.tu', kiiIi, imt yo' am spoaklu to a
ptiBsou who comes mighty nlgli Mn
du  boss  of  ills  tallrodo.     What's de
cognomen?"
"Julius Btroug."
"Julius Strong, oh?  Wlmr yo' bound
fnr, Julius Strong?"
"iiwiiu- dowu to Touipklusvlilo."
"Whnt yo' gwluo down doro Cur?"
"Am dut any of yo'r blttnoBS?" ox*
claimed tho young mnn,
"Am it?. Am It? Waal, l slnmiii remark to obsnrvo dat it was! Boy, yo'
jest git down ofC'n dnt high hoss or
yo' won't go down to TouipklnsvUle
by ills yero nil I rode. Hu! What yo'
gwlne to do down doro?"
"Gwlne to bo a waiter at do hotel,"
"Oh, 1 booI" growled tho othor as ho
proceeded to cheek tbo trunk. "Now,
hoy, yo' lot dis bo a mighty solemn
wnrnln to yo' In do fuchor. Do tre*
mcnduoBlty of a rnllrodo hain't 'tall
like do affability of a co'uer grocery,
an next timo yo' want a trunk checked
yo' jest exculpate de Individuality an
let ilo consnngulnlty Incubate tio generosity!" M. quad.
0. C. RICHARDS & Oo.
Dear Sirs,—I have great faith iu
MINARD'S LINIMENT, as last year
I cured a horse of Ring-bone with five
bottles.
It blistered tbe horse bnt iu a month
tbere was no ringboue aid no lameness.
DANIEL MUROHISON.
Fonr Falls, N.B.
Whut thc Women Act-omplUhcd,
"It Is too harsh," she said as she
road over a criticism of the proceedings of the fi*ilorati*il clubs at .Milwaukee. "Why, It gftes the Impression
that tho color question was the only
one Bottled, while, as a matter of fact,
there were other and far weightier
matters to occupy their time."
"Such ns what?" was askoil.
"Why, there was the question of reorganization," she replied.
"And what did they do with lhat?"
"Postponed It until the next meeting."
And she couldn't undf»*stnm1 why
every om* laughed.
EXCELLENT REASONS exist why Dr.
Tliu'imi.* Eclcctrle Oil should bn used hy
persons troubled with iiffodtiohs of the
tininit or inn.i*. sores upon the skin, rhou-
mat'o pain, eo.-nB, bunions or external Injuries. The reasons nre, thnt it Is speedy,
|iure nnd unobjectionable! whether taken internally ur applied outwardly.
Logical,
Little Willie—Where do son horses
come from, pn?
Pu—Why, front the sei\, of course.
Little Willie-Then bny horses must
como from the bay, don't they, pa?-—
Chicago News.
-Totll-lti't   lli-ln  lllinr-r-lf.
Jaggcrs—So Ito married the widow!  I
tliou.-lii Iin luu) his eye tin iho daughter.
Waggles—So he had, but the widow
hntl lier eye on him.- Tit Mil-..
FOIt INFLAMMATION OP THK KYI'S.
—AiiuuiK tin- many good quiiiitii*-- which
Pnrmoleo'B Yegelahli Pllla poafctu. boaldoa
regulating the dlgi bIIto o gans, is tbeir < ill-
onoy in reduolng Inflammation of tin* even,
lt Finn called bulb uiitny letters of rocoiti.
mcndntlon from those who woro -ilHk-ii-d
with iin- complaint mul round a cure in the
tiiliit. I hey affeel ihe nerve cent em and uie
iih tti in ii siirprliirgly active way, (ind the
remilt isnlnior-i iimiM'iiiiiii'iy eeon.
Sn-llNfylna Her Carlosltr,
111   view   of   lhe   hniir   lit    whleh   llO
renehed home perhaps her quoatton
was J tint I Hod.
"Why," she nutted snrenstlcnlly, "did
ymi eomc home al all?"
"To sleep,"  bo replied tersely.-Chi-
cngo I'ost	
Thon nnver wh-i, unit never will  Is-, u unl*
Tcrnil nanncoq, in ono nunody. i»>r nil Hin tf
whioh i1p-.1i Is heir tho very natnro of msnj
ouratlvoi bring such ihut woro tin* gorms ol
elhi r mul illll.-ii nil*-. ■ ful..I diseilrtoh rooted
In (ho nyitti'iii ot the piitiinl wiiut would
relieve OUO ill in torn WOUld iitiifriivule tho
other.   Wo have, however, tn Qulnlno Wlno.
whon obtainable in n sauna, unadulterated
■tate, n remedy (or mnny nnd  grli-voiis 1Mb,
By Its gradual nnd ludlolotu uso the trailed
interns nre led Into oohval-taaenOe nnd
-Htn-iiHtii bp the inflnenos whioh -Quinine ui-
■nrU on nature's own restoratives, it relieves
tlm iIii-i'|>iiik spirll-* ot llmnc with whom b
poronlp Btnfi ol morbid despondenoy and
I nc It ot Interoit In life I* n d'seu.-'-o, and, by
irauqulllitng tho norroa, dispose* to soutaa
mul re (renin iik sloep -lui|nirOt -rigor to the
net Ion u( tho blood, whtoll, boing -I in minted.
ooursos thriuiuiioui tiu> vi-iiif, Btrongthonlng
the lieiillliy iiiiTmul funollonsof ihe syntem,
thereby mnking nelivity a mo essnry result,
Btrnuu then ing the frame, mul wiving life to
iho iMftentlvo organs, whleh naturally do
Iiliniil Inereaned nnln-tiiiu-i—reniilt, unproved
appetite, Northrop ft Lyman, of Toronto,
hnve given to the publio thoir nup-ortor Qui
nine Wine «t tlio usual rate, and, gauged by
tho opinion of solentlats, this wlno up*
proBOltQS nearest j>orfiH*tion of any In the
market.    All druggists roll It,
ItB-   ll IIIK   Nu  ( IllltU'Pt.
"I thoui;' ■ If I told tlie messenger boy
there was . namlte In thut BOtcbet he
would dell- r It without delay."
"IHil yonr Bchemo work?"
"1 Bhould think not! Ilo nctnnlly placed
the siitehel uuUor water whilo be played
mnrblos."   	
Statk op Onm, City op Toi.kho, i „
Lucas i'quntv, I  *
Fiiank J.Ciiknkv niiito's imth Unit ho In the
■onttir partner of llm llrm of 1-', J, I'uksky Si
Co, (IiiIhk bushlOM ill tho Cltv of Toleiln,
County und Stain uforosnld. nml Unit wild tlnn
will pay tho mint of UNE HUND11KD IMM,-
LAlfK fur encb innl ovory i-i-we of eatnrrli tli*it
Clinil-ftt llOCUI'Uil by this HSiiof II AI.l.'S Cat A Htm
Cunn. FRANK J.-t'HBNKY.
Sworn tn before nu* ntul silbsorlbod tn my
presoimo, thli nth tiny nf I leeeiutii-r, A. 1)., 1B86,
/ -—*! A W.UI.KAHON,
\SMAhj mory PttUte.
nail's Catnrrh Corn In tnk-n Internally and
acin iiiroetiy on tlio blood and inuoons sariaoes
of tlm HyBloin.   Sini'l lor teiltioonliils, free.
n ,. _   .     K- J 0B ,':N'I'-Y ■* 00., Toledo, O.
Sold by Druggist;, ito.
IUU's Family Hll. aru tho boil.
WHAT 15 SWEETNESS?
No One Know* I'.-iu Miy, Not I'ven tlte
I.i-urn oil ( li-t-iiilMt.
Witli nil the enormous advances mado
in om* knowledge of the couBtltutiou of
mutter, both physically uml chemically,
we ure uot yet able tu supply the complete answer to Buch a simple question
us why is sugar sweet? The chemistry
uf sugar gives perhaps a bare hint iu the
way of explanation, but sweetness is undoubtedly u COUdltion where COUBtltUttun
or structure rather timu percentage composition Is responsible for u specific physical property.   Stuell is a related Bubject,
nud at present we eauuot tell what determines the characteristic smell of many
familiar substances. The chemical eoin-
poslttoU uf turpentine or oil of roses i.s
Identical wilh thai of a good many other
essential oils—Unit is to miy, tho percentage mul kind of elements iu these
bodies is the same, hut ub one would
maintain for a moment thut turpentine
or oil of cloYOB is as plcusuut lis oil of
We nro dealing hero with n question
whieh most probably relates tn the ur*
raugement of the atoms lu the molecule.
DoubtlcBB ii dlfForenoo in tho rolntiro position of atoms dolormlnos a ureal differ-
onco la ptiyBlcnl ctiaructcr. In other
wnn I-., tlm elementary materials ure iho
same, but lhey are placed, so to speak, in
■uvlt ii way in diffcroul bodies having the
sumo com posit Ion as to present mu ill fold
slinpcs, A given strneturo may contain
a eeriiiln number of bricks ami present
nu ugly exterior, hut the sunn- number «f
bricks may lie contained in another --structure which may present un nrtlBlic uud
pleasing appearance.
Bugar Is noi the only substance known
to us possessing sweetness, but it is the
only known niituralty Occurring substance  winch  possesses  (bis eh il III etc pis*
tie. Therefore it Is not uncommonly
thought thut when n substance is sweet
it must contain BUgar. Such u notion, of
course, is quite*erroneous. Glycerin ia
sweet, but contains no sugari saccharin
is  51 HI   times   sweeter   than   citlie   BUgar
uml is a definite chemical substance without a trace of sugar la Its composition.
It Is probable, however, that some analogy exists between the strneturo of these
budies—thut Is to say, in tho relative position of the a I mi is, whieh determines
the common property, though in varying
degree, of being sweet. It is at nny rate
romarkablo that according to the respective foruuihu assigned to these bodies by
chemists, sturting with thc body which
contains tho least number of carbon nt-
oms—namely, glycerin, which contains
three atoms—tho rest of the suhstnucea
possessing sweetening powor contain exact multiples of this number. Thus grape
sugar cotitnins G atoms of carbon, cane
Bttgar 12 atoms of carbon, milk sttgur
nlso 12 atoms, mult sugnr 12 ntoma
ngnin, while that Intensely sweet substance saccharin contains 0 atoms of
carbon lu its ninin group. Tossibly tliis
fact is relnted to the physical characteristic of sweetness. It Is nn Interesting
matter, this question of the relative positions of the fitoms deciding physical
characters, for two substances mny coincide exactly in composition, one of which
is quite harmless, while tho other is a
powerful poison.—London Lancet.
HIS STYLE OF ADVERTISING.
Cue _pec ted    Develoiiment    of    Ovid
Cltniunnn Wheu HunIm-v-- Got Dull,
"The professional writer of advertisements," remarked n man in the advertising business, "knows more about bis
trade tlum nny one else does, lint occasionally some rank outsider, from
whom it la least to bo expected, comes
out with a stray idea tbut Is worthy of
intention.
''I remember tho ense of nn old man
named Ovid Chapman, who kept n general store in n sleepy littlo Massachusetts village. He wus not un educated
num. but tie was clover, us is proved by
the fact that he could rend his own
handwriting. One dny he wandered into
thc office Of the village weekly and nsked
to see the business malinger.
*' 'Hoy, you!' he snid by wny of greeting to thnt worthy, 'I want two Inches of
Space for two months. Things has boon
droppin off consld'rnble lu iny line Intely,
nu I'm coin to try advertisin for a spill.'
'"Ahcml* coughed ibo business manager.    'Now, just what  is ymir line of
business, Mr.—or—-Chapman.'
" 'Waul. I (est keep hardware, candy,
shoes, toothbrushes, baccy; shirts an
nil BCcb things. But you needn't bother
about thai. I've not my nd. nil writ up.'
And lie took from his pocket n slip of
paper upon which was scrawled tlie following: 'We don't keep nny tb Ing. We
sell every (Iiln-; I O. Chapman, Main
street.'
"Seine days later, when pnssinK his
store, I was surprised to see this placard
hanging above tho boots ami shoes iu his
window: 'Wo nre trying to sell our
shoes—net our customers. New shoes
sold.   Old shoes resoled.1
" 'Yns," he suid, coming to the door
with n sntistied chuckle. '1 believe in
adrerttsln. But It's like baked beans-
it's gut to b" veil dono to bo any good,1"
rmtl When She HnriK.
Tlio following hues VjfTO written (in
I'reneh) hy Adolina Pattl In responso to
n request thut she would describe briefly
her feollllgs while singing:
"1 never Imve been able to tnko proper
account "f my feelings during those few
moments, know thnt ou tbo day of the
performance I nm nervous nml agitated,
ami as the time draws nearer nnd nearer
I mi UV r more ami more from stage fright.
When  the moment  arrives for  ine to
leave iny room and go In-fore the footlights, my whole being is dominated by a
sensation of abject terror. My fellings
while 1 am nctUOlly singing defy analysis; they differ Recording to the role, the
number of artists around me, etc.—they
nre so varied that I simply cannot describe them. I should be obliged to eliler
Into all the tunny details whleh, petty as
they may tie, at limes impress ns very
strongly."
A Qeom-strto si-utter)-,
"Charley, dear," snid yonng Mrs. Tor-
klus, "do you remember when 1 did my
hest lu explain io you what wub mount
by the pliiuse 'cut biusV "
"Yes."
"Well, 1 wish you would reciprocate.
I read nil about the prizefight, so thut I
could converse Intelligently with you.
And 1 would like to know how they explain the fnet thnt the"- w*r* 23 rounds,
all perfectly Bquure,'
Merely a Quer-jr,
Johnny—Pn?
rmher-Well?
Johnny—Do you laugh In your sleeve
Vausu that's where your funny bono is?-—
Brooklyn Lifo.-
Whr Tliey Cheered.
At the opening of the church In a
Kentish village tbe other day the builder, on rising to return thanks, rather
Btnggcrcd his audience by tho remark:
"Gentlemen, I fancy I nm moro tilted
for the scaffold thau for public speak-
lug."—Answers.
CnuMo Por Thniikfulurii.
A brief note from a Blllvillo district
reads:
"Our son John has como homo from
tlie Philippines on a furlough und ono
leg. Thu hitter menus u pen-don for life.
Thank tbe Lord!"
Till*: EYES' MUSCLES.
HOW THEY OPERATE AND CONTROL
OUR  ORGANS OF VISION.
wit>* Yonr Ej*cm Som<ttlm--H Hurt nml
Uie Lett era Beutu tu •••-wliii" When
You Atlemiit to KvtiiU oa With Vuur
lteuilii,u or Writing,
Asthenopia te a condition of the eyes
u which it is Impossible to roud, write,
druw or do nuytbiug involving close application "f the eves, ai h-asl for any
great length ut lime. A little work maybe done, bill llm eyes soi.li heroine la-
ttgiled   in nn hour or Iwu perhaps or in
liv ■ ten minutes in very  bud cases—
uml work lm*- io in* nbniidoiied.
The putli'iit may see as well ns anybody ill   lhe  co emollient   ol   the  task,
t'Bpecinll) ii It bu uMnyvd soon afler rising, bm iu a luile while thero is a "awlm-
|
the
.■hi
Uo
tiled
lei It
is begin to dauce umi iheir edges be-
• thick nml Indistinct, there li it fifrl-
■ f weight in ihe eyelids uml a flow of
Woik may he resumed after n pause,
ii work is pemlsteil in u sharp pain la fell
in ihe I Hi*:, nod around Ho* eyes, especially neiir the eyebrows, tbere is a feel-
lug of crampllku contraction at Ibe root
of tt so, the tears Uow mora copiously,  lhe eyelids  1 one inlhiiued am!   |.d-
deiied 1 ii so called catarrh of the eyes
The characteristic feature of nil theso
symptoms is thai ihey soon vanish when
work domnndtng close application nf the
eyes Is stopped tniH reappear when such
work is resu d.
The pillion! usually feels best on Sunday— that is, If lu* really makes Sunday
a duy of resi—nud gets grfiilunlly worse
through Ibe week llialXI Siiliintny night,
when his condilioii is the worst. Tho
abuve are the symptoms of asthenopia,
which Creek word simply means n lack
of visual power ami fails lo give any idea
•>f ihe real nature of ihe malady.
The causes as well ns the varieties of
asthenopia are mnny, but the chief nf
these is Insiitlieleut power, generally congenital, of ihe muscles, nnd especially of
lhe niuselo whose  function It  is to turn
the eyeball Inward, or toward the nose.
It should ho explained that lhe eyeball,
whieh is almost a perfect sphere, rolls
uu n soft cushion of fat wilhin the conical eye socket and is moved in various
ways by six muscles. Four of these, the
straight muscles, or recti, turn it respectively up, down, in and out. The
other (wo, tho oblique muscles, pass
through rings of cartilage and nre attached to the eyeball in such a manner
ns to enable ihem to turn ou Ms axis.
The inner straight muscle, or Internal
rectus, is one whose weakness gives rise
to asthenopia. Now, when a near object,
such as n letter in u printed page, is
looked nt attentively both eyes are turned full on it, so that ihe two lines nf
vision, or optic axes, meet nt Ihe letter.
This turning is effected by the Internal
recti muscles referred to.    Tho nearer
the object is the more sharply nre lhe
eyes tinned inward nud the greater Is the
effort required of thc inner muscles to
bVlllg the eyes to the right position and
hold them there agalust the pull of the
other muscles.
It is evident nlso that strain and fa-
tlgllo -of these Inner muscles must increase with the length of time thnt ihe
eyes are til lis Axed on near objects. The
si/e of lhe type also has an indirect effect, because small objects must be lield
close to bo seen distinctly. If the eye
muscles nre strong und healthy and if
there Is nn abnormal resistance to the
free motion nf the eyeball, lhe eyes maybe used for a long time without fatigue,
but when the inner muscles arc weak
they vamiot stnnd the strain, aud asthenopia results.
The remedy is fortunately very simple
nnd easily applied. It Is merely n pair of
prismatic or wedge shaped glasses. Itays
of light passing through n glass prism
are bent or refracted toward the base of
lhe prism, or nway from iis edge, so thnt
if a prism nf small angle Is held beforo
encb eye with its base toward the nose
und a nenr object Is looked at through
the prisms the rays by which the object
Is seen, though widely diverging at first,
become nearly or qnlto parallel ou irnv-
ersliiK ihe prisms, nonce lhe axes of the
eyes limy lie held nearly or quito parallel
instead of being strougly converged, nnd
very little strain Is put upon the wesk internal recti, or cntlverging muscles. Of
course the ancle which the prism should
have must be determined iu each case by
llie oculist.
Shortsighted people who may suffer
from asthenopia caused by holding their
Work loo close to the eyes do not need
prlsmtlllc glasses, but nre relieved by
the   use   of   ordinary   concave    classes,
which enable them to hold the I k furiher nwny and thus diminish the convergence of ihe optic ajtes,
Now, if lhe prisms are reversed or
placed with their odgoa toward the nose
they will clearly act in an opposite way,
necessitating stronger convergence of the
.i|iiic axes and Increased strnlu of tbe
inner muscles.
If it be nsked who would be so foolish
ns to mnkc the experiment, it may he answered ihat thousands are Ignorajuty
nud itiietinseiously doing It every day
through the use of III fining spectacles
and eyeglasses. The Intended function
of ordinary spectacles is to magnify or
diminish lhe apparent si/e of objects, or,
lo   put   It   another   wav,   lo   leu-*;!lieu  or
slim-ten tho focal distance of the eye.
Tbey lire mil Intended to bend the
whole pencil of light to right or left and
thus displace the linage an a prism docs,
Ni.r do thev have ihis effect lo an appreciable extent if Hu* centers of the lenses
an* just as far apart as ihe pupils of lhe
eyes, so lhat eaeli eye looks through tho
center <>r iu lens. Uul suppose the glasses nte convex nml uie set too far apart,
so That the eyes look through their inner
halves instead of tlicir centers?
Now. n hulf lens—or, indeed, any portion of n lens except the center—nets not
only ns a lens, but fllso us a prism and
bends light pn using through ii Inward iis
thickest part—that Is, toward the center
of lhe lens. Convex classes set (oo wide
nptu*l therefore net like prisms set with
their edges Inward and tend lo cause
asthenopia, Concnvo or shortsighted
glasses set too near together have the
same effect.
GILLMORE'S SPANISH FHIEND
Kind Deed ol nn I'm-my, Wi.l oh Met
Wilh Quick llOMOICMltlon,
I Hiring tin: period of liis Imprisonment by the Filipinos Lieutenant <;ill-
more und Ids meu were at one time
thrown into an uhl barrack with n party of Spanish prlsouers, Including n
major general. The latter iu boiuo way
obtained money, whieh be divided
uinoiig bis men and with groat generosity sent oo Mexican dollars to Lieu*
tenant QlUmore, aiklng him to accept
them, with his compliments. Qlllmore
mude the condition that it should bu
considered a loiiti, lo which tbo Spanish generil graciously nsgented, nnd he
used the money to buy shoes mul clothing for tils men, something they Badly
needed, for they were almost nuked.
After his rescue Qlllmore lea rued
that the Spanish general, who bad also
escaped from tho Filipinos, was in tho
city of Manila, ami he offered hlm GO
silver dollars ns repayment of tho loan.
The general was quito indignant mul
refused to accept it. When Qlllmore
reminded hlm of the agreement, lio
smiled mul suid that be luul consented
to It only because ho fenrod tha Amor-
leans would not accept the money otherwise,
Qlllmoro told the story among the
other naval ollicers at Manila, who
passed around a paper mid collected n
handsome sum, which was expended
In the purchase of the most appropriate and expensive pleco of silver that
could bo found In Manila. It was en*
graved with a brief statement of facts
and presented to tlie (Spanish general
with appropriate ceremonies us u token
of gratitude and adiitlnitlnu from the
navy of the United Slates. Then lie
wns Invited to a reception upon the
flagship, where every ofllcer In the
fleet who could be spared welcomed
him and thanked hlm In person fur his
kindness to Qlllmore and bis mon.-
Ilavana Tost
'I'hi'm- Birds Have Gone,
The scientist Is continually finding
the places of missing links all through
nature, but It ts not often tbat be sees
n link suddenly disappear.
Through a series of years ho sometimes Hods tbat an animal or plant tins
become extinct, leaving a hlntus In thc
line of evolution of which lt wns a part,
but now comes news from the West Indies of the sudden disnppenrniico of n
species of humming bird, which was
destroyed In u dny.
T. Dlgby PIgot, an ornithologist of
St. Vincent, writes thnt one of tho tamest and commonest birds on tbo islands
wns a small bronze green humming
bird and that since the dny of the grent
hurricane iu September, 1S!)8, be has
not been ablo to tlml ono of tbem.
He has been searching hlmsolf and
been making a diligent Inquiry after
tbem for moro thnn a year and now, reports that thev bave been "wiped u-^t."
Snnflai-F-srs In ChletiRO Allc-fs,
Sunflowers will cover a multitude of
sins, according to tbo plnus of n newly
formed woman's district Improvement association In Cuyler, which
aims to plant thoso flowers around gar*
Imge boxes, it Is proposed to obliterate evidence of refuse receptacles and
ash boxes behind n screen of big yellow blossoms. The association Which
proposes this unique plan for beautifying bach alleys Is composed of as women living in that residence part ot
Lake View bounded by the Northwestern railway on the oust and stretching
west to Western avonuo between Addison and Bertenu avenues. Tbey organized recently with tbo aim oe Improving nnd regulating the sanitary
condition nnd nppenranco of tbo thoroughfares In that district It is proposed to see that streets nre kept clean
and  to suppress disturbing noises.
I'nlntt-tl I.Iim.
The "Personal It oen 1 lections of Slither
Inml I'dwardii." Kngllsh music critic, records that after ihe peace of 1-Slo it used
tu be lhe rule for every hussar to wear
n black mustache, and those who hud
neither n hhuk mustache nor n fair ono
which they conld dye were required to
palm the semblance of a black mustache
eu their uuncr Ud.
LlftliiK (he Manic.
Editor—And did you write thla essay
all by yourself?
Literary As pi rant-Yes. It is all my
own work.
l-dltor (recognizing tho source of ID-
Well, then, Charles Lamb, 1 am very
much pleased to meet you. 1 ihouuht
you died some (JO yeurs ngo!—Collier's
Weekly.
Amitlier Klin).
"Auntie has a lit every time she sees a
new wrinkle."
"Docs slicV Now, 1 thollght wrinkles
caniu only where ilie'c wasn't a lit."
Cr-rstMlllicd Mint.
"Crystallized mint Is the fashionable
bonbon," snid a confectioner. "It is
popular with men atul women. That
is saying a good deal for It since the
average mnn detests candled sweets.
Women use It for boubonuleres nud
many business men curry It around In
their pockets.
"Mint Is really a novelty In confectionery, ns lt was only a few years ago
that It occurred to any one to crystallize It It Is ono of the fow things that
after crystallization do not become
tasteless or sickening]y sweet Violets
nud rose leaves lose their distinguishing perfume and tasto Ilko bits of
sugared paper. Mint Is spicy ond
toothsome. It gives n pleasant odor
to tho breath, but not nn overpowering
perfume, as do most of tho caoutchoucs.
It has almost superseded ginger and
llag root."
New X*vhI r-urmntlon.
Tlio "hexagonal pbuluux" Is a new
nnval formation recently tried by n
French fleet in the Mediterranean.
Thero Is ono vessel at each angle of
the hexagou, and tho admiral's ship
occupies tho center. Their bows all
point one way-tbut lu wblcb tbe
squadron sails. The admiral Is equidistant from all tbe rest aud seen by
all equally well. Evory ono Is 'ino
yards from the QOXt, but tlio apace ean
be reduced, In ease of moro vessels
under the command, tbo excess would
form u reserve, with torpedo bouts
added to It. This new order of battle
Ih held to require fewer signals than
others.
fill Cniinelty.
P. M. Spawn, ill years old, a school,
teacher of Alto Pass, Ills., bas exploded
all physiological theories regard ing the
capacity of the human stomach by eating nml drinking iu one evening In addition to bis regular supper one enn of
tomatoes, one can of [ions, one can of
sardines, seven glasses of soda wator
and two quart bottles of temperance
drinks. This Is only ono of many like
achievements by which be has astonished his acquaintances.
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TAKING   rHE   REINS.
A mile in -:.M» ta tho beat l'iliitua.
S-UOM, li«« I'ccn nil rail tn no.
Motli Mil!, i'. -2-x .. riiTlitly tmral uu
eighth in II Bee ! . u 1.-2 Bait.
Inili showed :i mnurlcnbly [nil trial nt
a mile nnd n quarter tin' other morniun;,
liursu wutcliera waking it very close tu
Jockey Tod Slonm ii taking u rest at
present from the .addle, trylug lii» skill
ut lhe traps, heius eutercd to sl I at
Alice Parley broke down in tbo handicap in the Port Krie track recently, and
il i< likely thai Mra. Gray', pupular
niarc has euded lei' racing career.
Boh Proctor i- working .!",■ Bnlley,
2:1111, without hopples, nml tho .-"ii o(
Cyclone hns stopped a mllo uvor the
Hoadrillo Hurt in -:1K. lusl luilt in l-uii.
l'ursea aggregating .s.i.iiiiil will ho offered by the Xuwbui-g Driving Park association   tor n    etlng  to   he held   there
Aug, 11 to 17.   A tree for all tor 51,	
will I if thc features,
Ac dine to thp uuw rule uf the American Trottlug nsaoelnti this season will
1 ae of reform ou tho trucks <-r that
orgnniznllun. Judges uml ndlclals who
use Improper Inngungc will ho expelled.
At Newcastle, liugland, ll thor day
the  race  fur  llle  Kuril Iiillniul   Plato
wns won by Mr. .1. c. Dyer's 3-yem-old
bay colt Joo Chamhorlaln, ridden by .1.
11. Mania,    li ccneo wns sei I mid
Ameor vins third.   Kit-lit horses inn.
VV. 0. Whitney'. Hanover colt lid.
stein is Improving with every rnco, and
the gnme fashion in wblcb he responded
to u Dereo drive recently toward the end
nf the funnily course would soetn to In-
dii'uti'.iliiit lie will develop Into n stayer.
T, II. Supplco i.f llosetuont, Pn., recently purchased n grand d-yonr-old prospect In Miss Sue, hy Pickaway Hoy,
•*:*J,V'i; .linn hy Ju)  mnl.    Aa n 2-ycm-
old she showed iiimii.ts in  In s ids.
Lust season she stepped a quarter In
lit sccouds tu curl.
THE CRISIS IN CHINA.
The Europeans in Asia are convinced
that thero is a Btroug dash of yellow in
the white man's burden,—Washington
Star.
Contrary to popular belief the Chinese
can servo artillery well and are nut devoid nt courage in Imtlh-.-Kfln.siis (.'ily
Sim*.
Peking wns occupied by ISnropenti
furies 411 years ago iu Ibe Interest of
peace, ami lhe empire and tho city may
be so occupied again without necessarily
precipitating new complications.—Chicago Inter Ocean.
It is Ihe droad ot the futuro-wltli lhc
partition  ot China  nml  Um inevitable
Bquabhlca ever the dlvtsh r spolls-
whieh makes the civilised world regard
tlm situation in the Chinese empire with
keen anxiety.
China's teeming millions In tne Interior
of the empire may  have all tlm  passive
powers of resistance claimed tor them,
but if nil Iheir seaports fall inlo foreign
hands the CIiIiicbo can do little ro than
Blow in their own juice.—St. Louis Globe*
I lell men it.
There Is every reason lo expect lhat
(lie days of the Chinese empire an* numbered. Tlm damages nnd Indemnity
whieh will bu exacted ns the result of
what is going on will be utterly beyond
the power ut the Imperial treasury to
niuct.-
in. Until it'n.-h.-ti.
"John Simps m, this Biiperatltlous nf-
fectntlon of yours about tho thirteenth
day i f tbe mouth Is simply uousi use,
All sorts of great undertakings hnve
he-en begun ou tbe thlrteeuth. Why
haven't yuu hail the courage to test
tin* matter by starling sumo venture
"ii tbut date?"
"There is only oue I can think nf
thu I might have launched then. 1
uilgbt have married yuu. my love un
Umi date. And—aud I'm willing to
confess tbat I really dou't think 11
would have made much dlfferenee."-
Clovetntid I'lain healer.
THEY DROVE 1'lMl'i KS AWAV.-A
fan covered with pimple, te unsightly. It
telsof Internal Irregularities which should
kng sine.* have been correettd, Thi llvoi
an i the kldneiB arc nut performing tto r
tunctiouB In tin* hea-tliy wny they should,
ami ihcsc plmiJc-are to let youknowthat
tho blood pro! ste. Patmo'o 'a Vegetable
rills will drive them nil uwuy, and will leave
th -i-in eieur and clean. Try them, and
there will bj another wiling lu their excellence.
There In danger in neglecting tt eold,
Many who have died of Con-sumption datoo
thfir troub ' - from ciiHwure, loll ■ I bj a
oold whit h ■-■ii ■ d on tin Ir lung-., nml In n
sliort liuii tin v vi ro heyt.nd lhc
best I'hy-ve-,n. Had Uim u*cd liicklo'sAutl-
Consumptive Syrup, before it was loo Into,
their lives would hm. be on b pa red. This
medicine has no equal for curing coughs,
colds, nnd nil affeotlous ut the throat and
luogfl.
A  1*1-. Iin   -li.i*,. li,..-,.i...„,
A farmer that dot not ra se poultry is ii"* up o tl ite and n -ith« is
the furmi r tl at does not raise sheep,
I realize that many do not i nrd
Du raising of al ■■■ p ns being nn important matter, but in nij judgment
there is no utoti   profit part    ot
'in n Ing,   and  I ■ w ho give liitoltl-
B_i *   cure to  tl       ■..■.*>.   ■   ■■   *.-  .!
■ ml   pruli:s und       rich   their
lal ds   while   n ■ ■       out    of
.■I nnn  Au
i    *
iiln Share in ti>«- Spoils,
"Woll," Bald ihe old colored enm-
pnlirit worker. "I worked hard for Mr.
William, eu bo got de nomination."
"Rn whnl did you gll?"
"Well, I got de rheumatism, de slow
fever en do prom! ' fta**-—Atlanta
Constitution.
Miiiard's Liniment Circs Boras, Etc.
A  Pool  uf Hen-ton.
Berlbbs—That magazine editor offer
ed  me a year's subscription for my
poem
Stubbs-DId you take it?
Si-rihlis-Not I!    I told hlm If 1 had
to rend his old magazine u whole year
l should quit having Ideas.—Indianapolis Journal.
RECENT INVENTIONS.
Smnll Insects have bnen caught hy a
Maine man In a imp comprising a lamp
Im-l.-seil in a conical shield ami resting in
a hu sin practically If Ned with a liquid,
Into whieh the Insects fall after striking
nyiiinst the shield.
A Chicago woman has Invented n col-
lm- whieh is designed to hold tlie hair in
a distended position away from tlie neck
after washing, so that it will not dampen
the clothing. The collar permits u free
•ireahilion uf air, whieh rapidly dries llie
ialr.
A Chicago man 1ms designated n life
saving net for uso at (Ires whieh is easy
fm- the firemen to support, having an
ater urip rope looped nt intervals to the
ope which supports the net, the loops
being curved sullleleiitly to allow the men
to grip the rope without binding lhe
bands,
Hint Tlmt Fulled.
"Did yen have an Interesting lime at
the club, Flora?"
"Yes, hut lhe girl whu was lo recite
•The Abscntmludeil Beggar* forgot she
was on the programme,"—Chicago Record.
DYSPEPSIA AOT  HEADACHE.
An Elderly Lady Tells of Her Cure Through
the Use of Ir. Williams'Pink Fills After
o 'inure of Other Kemcdie* Had Failed.
Dyppepsia causes more genuine distress thuu most disease*] tbut utllict
mankind. Iu this country frnm oue
cause or another, itH victims aro numbered by tbo hundreds of thousands,
mid those afflicted always feel tired,
worn out and miserable, aud aie subject to fits of melancholy or ill temper
without apparent cause. It is obvious
that the human body, iu order to perform its ftiuctious, must bu properly
nourished, uud this cannot be done
when the food te improperly digested.
Those who goffer from lodigesliou
should exercise care as to diet, nnd only
easily digested foods should le taken.
But moro than tbis is required—the
blood ueeds attention m order thu'. tho
stomach mny be strengthened, and tbe
secretion of the gastric juices properly
carried ou There is uo other mod loi UO
olfuied the publio that will act so
promply aud etkeiivelv us Ur. Williams' I'ink I'ills. Pr of of tbt I iH
given in the ORBS of 51rs ti. A. Doddridge, St. Sauvour, Qno. In OODVCriA-
tiou witb a reporter Mrs, J'luldiidge
B:ild: —"For quite a nunibtv ol years I
huvo been ii terrible naffer-fit from dyspepsia, accompanied hy the sick headaches that almost invaiiably come witb
this trouble. I Buffered from terrible
pains In tbo Btoiuacb, bloating and
belching wind. All food seemed to
disagree with mo, and as n remit of
tho trouble, I was very much ruu
dowu, und at times I was unublu to do
even light houKc work. I um sure I
tried n fcoro of diifcreut medicines,
bot without success, nnd us I am sixty
years of age, had come to believe tbat
It was hopeless to expect a cure. A
friend whohudnsedDr. Williams'Pink
Pills with good results, urged me to
try this medicine, nud my hnsbnud
brought home a couple of boxes. Before tbey wero finished I felt much
better, and wo tbeu got another half
dozen boxes, nml these Imve completely
restored my health, und I not only feel
better tban I bave dono for yeurs, but
actually feel younger. I very cheer-
tully recommend Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills to similar sufferers.
If your dealer does not kcop theso
pills, tbey will ho sent pnstpnid at 50
conts a box, or six boxes for $3.50 by
addressing the Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co., Brockville, Out.
MINARD'S LINIMENT Mm NeMi.
W liy Ile liiir.-.l.
"1 k litre," .ulil  nnn to nnmlior
n» Miry rendicil iht- lobby nt tlio lion-l
"ft'ii* ilitl it Hi.-.liniiii: room, "1 uotirt-tl
ilim ynu iliiln't ll|, il„. waiter.   II„« 	
fou immnifi' iiV   iimi. you ,i sv-i,,.,:-
"*•'"■   I   In""   li"   -V r.      I*,„   „ |y
trnv..luu Hi nl, il,,..,. nnru nml ut-vct
i'V|H*i-i |u Hon I,,',,. rot* i hor moul."-
MlNiRD'S LINIMENT (or sSjtenffllll
Clvlo nnlhUKlfUni,
Dttclo Jodoillnli   I j.-.-t got nnotlicr
letter rniiii s  rollers in Now Vork
(iltin nu- t'-it It I ni,ulil eoim- to Un
oily they'll glvu tno M.tiOO of g I pa
per  in y  fur only $.">nil of mv old
cash.
Undo lira-dull -trmpll! I'-i'ilts tin-
lllel-uns limv liiinl they're «•"' n 1, i
Itllllte New Vorli Ibo (llliniclnl mitn ol
tliu worl.1l
KINARD'S LINIMENT Cures DuM
Very % >H»nrjr.
A minister of n rural parish In Scm.
land observed ouu of hla dock shooting
a I tare on the Sabbuth.
When entoeb 1stug day enme nrouud.
bo questioned bim as follows:
"John, tio yen kuow what a work of
necessity te':"
"I du." snid John.
"Well, do you think shooting a bare
ou u Sunday a work of necessity?"
"Certainly," said John.
"How du you make lhat out?"
"Weal, you soe, meenlater, It tnieht
bo awn' on Monday," was John's can
ny reply.—Spare Moments.
Sot Like Tbeir im-My.
There nre Botne qnalltb-a that children
du not Inherit from their parents. Thero
Is Bounder, tor I us tn nee. lie is always
telling bow be started life without ;i
dollar and for mnny jears was ulad
enough i*> do the nuuncst kind of work,
ltut bis s"ii nn.l daughter »',-,- i. -,, r
known iu boasi nf ii.-
Needed u i um.
"What del the census man ask you,
Lnrkln?" said Hunt Ing.
"lie nsked mn if l had a match about
my clothes."
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The Limit.
Brown—You don'l seem nt all exclusive In your social tastes.
Jones—Ves, I ntn; l don't want to
know any .snobs.
Money to Loan
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Instrument*, Drum*, Uniforms, Kte.
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4LW 4mr. I     LOCAL   NOTES     |
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v. lioli'urd visited Pernie tbist
. t'.ii-eu cuinc  up front Jloylt Toes
Picked  Up About the City  by Asking
Questions of Many  People.
Harry McViltie visi'.ed Fort Steele
last Saturday,
Try McVittie for smokers' goods. He
bas a iim- liue.
M. Pbillipps, of the Boundary, waa in
towu this week.
Harry White returned from his trip to
Nelsou last Friday.
Notice tbe chanRe in Miner's hardware advertisement.
Furnished Rooms—Neat ar_d comfortable at Mrs, Odell's.
A fine line of pipes and smoker's
articles at MeVittie's.
Ito you like a fine imported cigar?
McVittie keeps tbem.
Jumes Joyce, of Fertile, was a Cranbrook visitor tbis week.
D, J. Elmer, of Moyie, was a Cranbrook visitor lust Friday.
Firewood—ptne, 6r and taraarac in all
lengths.    VanDecar St Son.
N. C. McKinstty, of Kimberley, vis
Ited Cranbrook lust Thursday,
IC II. Smnll is e_pectad to return
home the latter pait of this week.
J. P, Farrell, of Moyie, enjoyed the
sights of Cranbrook last Thursday,
A bargain-— 7-roomed house, good eel
lur.    Apply A. E, Watt, townsite office.
The passeitKer train from the east was
nine nml a half hours late Monday uight.
The Cranbrook Club will bold its first
antiuul meeting on tbe 5th of November.
Mrs. Charles Kstmere, of Kimberley,
was a Cranbrook visitor last Thursday.
good  house  ou
Watt, Townsite
Snap—$530 buys a
Purick avenue. A. ti,
ollice.
The I, 0. 0. P. lodge is arranging to
secuto tbe third floor in the Watt-*.'
building.
William Ross was in town Saturday
and Sunday, He left Sunday evening
for Moyie,
Messrs. Hedley and Hannington, of
Fort Steele, were Cranbrook visitors
last Thursday.
Join Heattie's lending library and get
nil tbe latest hooks* as published, It
will pay you,
Harry Navitis spent two days at Sirdar
last week and returned with a large
bunch of game,
Maurice Qualn, who is making a success of placer mining on the Moyie, was
in town Tuesday.
Beattie tbe druggist baa received 1500
Flower Bulbs whieh will be sold for
cash at cash prices.
For sale cheap—5-roomed house in
courre of construction. Apply to A. K.
Watt, townsite office.
Mts. John Hutchison expects to leave
in a few weeks for an extended visit at
her old home in the east.
Charles Theis returned to Spokane
laat week, but expects to come back to
Cranbrook in a few days.
Thomas Kennedy, of Moyie, spent several days in town thia week visiting with
his host of Cranbrook friends,
Mr. Lund expecta his wife back from
Spokane in a short time, and they will
occupy the Angus Morrison house.
0. H. Gilpin participated in the Masonic exercises at Fort Steele last Monday evening, returning the next morning.
Messrs. Berkman and F.pstine, of
Phoenix, were in town this week. Tbey
report matters looking fine in their
town.
Three large, warm rooms for rent.
Front part ot Mrs. Butler's cottage, one
block south of Herald office, $12 per
month.
Mrs. Mclnnes lots been quite ill the
past week, and last Fiiday she was removed lo tbe hospital. She is improving now.
Horace K. Butler, barber, singeing,
shampoouing ami cutting ladies' aud
children's hair, at their residence, in
Aiken block.
Tbe members of the I. O. O. F. lodge
will give a musical and literary enter-
taiu ment at their hall oue week from
Friday night.
l'iper & Currie are kept busy early and
late these days. This firm gets busiuess
on the quality of the woi k they turn out,
and thai is why they are kept so busy.
J. ti. C. Holmes returned to Greenwood last Sunday lo resume his position
in the Canadian Bank uf Commerce at
tbat place. K. K. Moherley bas taken
bis place In tbe local branch.
The Canadian Bank of Commerce is
contemplating opening|a branch in Spokane to better handle the business carried 011 between British Columbia and
tbe northwestern slates.
Harry McVittie is arranging with a
view of makiug some Important lm
proveuicnts in his billiard parlors, He
will have uew tables and make his resort
attractive iu many ways.
Do you contemplate papering your
house. If so see Piper, Say, be can
give you any amount of information if
you can succeed iu getting bim to talk.
He is slow iu that respect.
The contractors are busy these days
and many new buildings are in course of
construction, If the weather continues
mild building operations will be carried
on In Cranbrook tbis year until after
Christmas,
0. S. Frluell, the well known representative of the Fort Steele brewery, was
in towu Monday. He says tbat Fort
Steele is doing well and tbat although
there is no rush on tbe streets, tbe people are doing a most satisfactory business.
Ui
day.
Constable Barnes was in the .Uy Mon
day.
j     Dr. Bunnell,   of Fernie,   is in lown I
day.
Alba Heywood's  entertainers
2jlb.
Dou't forget the miners ilauce at Kim
berley tonight.
W. A. Prest, the photographer, is ir
Moyie this week.
Tate, the Jeweler, bas a 6-foot oval
counter show case for sale.
Vou can go to the miners' dance at
Kimberley aud return for ft tX>.
Jobnnj Murphy, the prince of clothiers of Moyie, was in town Tutsday,
J. Schofield, of Macleod, was looking
up busiuess interests in Cruubrook ibis
week.
There is talk of organising a dancing
club in the near future for tbe winter
months.
A. Leitch will return from bis trip to
Lethbridge and Oak I/tke tomorrow
uight.
Mrs. James Greer is expected home
next week. She is at present visiting in
Trenton, Uut.
Mrs. J. T. Martin and little daughter,
of Klko, were visiting iu Craubrook
Tuesday of this week.
The railway timetable will be changed
next Sunday to meet the conditions ot
winter weather in the mountain..
Fred Roo is building au hotel for bim
self at Tobacco Plains, and will occupy
tbe building as soon as completed.
Jack McCarty, lhe United States customs officer, formerly located at Jennings, has been stationed at Tobacco
Plains.
Mr. Sheppard, formerly bookkeeper
for the Fort Sleele Mercantile company
at Fort Steele, was in Cape Nome this
summer.
Fred Huzen came ii< wn ftom St.
Marys lake lust week for a visit of several days. He expects to remain at the
lake this winter and continue work on
bis claims,
Tonight you will have an excellent op
portunity of going to Kimberley. Tbe
train leaves at 7:30 p, m., returning tomorrow morning at 5 o'clock. One dollar for the round trip.
Norman Chaput, one of tbe CrowK
good looking engineers, returned Tuesday from an extended visit to points iu
the east. Norman says he had a fine
time on his visit, but te glad to get back
to Craubrook.
George Meyers leaves this week for
Calgary to accept a position as cutter iu
one of the leading markets iu that cily.
George leaves a host of friends in Cranbrook wbo wish him prosperity iu his
uew field of labor.
Tbe Chiuamen ot this city are getting
entirely tn quarrelsome. Hardly a day
passes but what there is trouble of some
kind in Chinatown. A few arrests and
convictions might be a good thing for
the peace ofthe community.
"Jack" Buckley, formerly a conductor
on the Crow, was seriously injured ibe
other day in Wyoming, and according
to late telegraphic advices is not expected to live. This is sad news for Jack's
many friends in Cranbrook.
G. R. Greenfield, post office inspector,
haa been checking Bert Beattie up the
past week, ant) he told The Herald
man on the side lhat the office was in
excellent shape. This speaks well for
Beattie and his efficient assistant, Miss
Grant.
Baptist church services will again be
held iu Wentworth hall on Sunday evening, October 14, when tbe Rev. Holford,
B. I)., will follow up his subject of last
Sunday evening ''In Hell, and the Way
Out," by a discussion ol the influences
of character. Services in the evening at
7:30 o'clock.
J. W. H, Smythe, manager of the Ft.
Sleele, Greenwood and Cranbrook
branches ofthe Canadian Bank of Commerce, has returned to Greenwood afier
looking over business conditions in
Cranbrook and Fort Steele, He reports
Mrs. Smythe as enjoying good health.
The Ladies' Aid society of the Catholic church have arranged with the Alba
Heywood company for the presentation
of one of their illimitable plays at the
Wentworth hall on the 25th. Tbe
company bus always enjoyed the reputation of being first class entertainers and
will no doubt have u good house.
In the future Tbe Herald will not boost
any show unless there is every reason to
know that it Is a good one. If a com
pany desires to advertise, it may do so
as an advertisement, and the people can
judge accordingly. This thing of work
ing on Ihe public with fake showt
through the columns of The Heiald li
played out.
Nelson Miner: Colonel W. N. Brayton and Mrs Brayton, of Knslo, were in
Nelson yesterday returning from a visit
to the Spokane exposition. Mr. Bray
ton holds the position of land agent of
tbe Knslo and Slocan Railway company
He was greatly Impressed witb tbe fruit
fair and has many flattering things to
say about it,
R K. Beattie, W. S Keay, W. W
Doble and Dr. King drove up to St,
Marys last Sunday, As Beattie was one
of the crowd, mul being a ptofessional
hoodo so far as runaways are concerned,
the usual accident occured, and be and
Doble were compelled to walk ntnut
four miles before they found the rest of
tbe party and the other team.
The opening of A. Rookes St Son's
music and art emporium yesterday afternoon and evening was largely attended
by the ladies of Cranbrook, aud not a
few gentlemen dropped In for a few
minutes. Tbe room was artistically arranged aud many attractive pieces of
fancy work and bric-a-brac were on
display, with paintings, pastel work and
sketches. The opening proved a success
In every respect.
1-0,11.1.    key Cl y Lodge
No. 4'.\     Meets every l-'rl-
day uight at their uaii un
Haker street.    tklJOUTDlng
Ilally inuteil.
W. _■*. cunt
Seo'y.
Cranbrook lodge. No. 3-1
A. F. & A. M.
Regular meetings 011 the
tiiiiu Thursday or tliu
iih-mli.
brettie'rrj welcom it.
w.
Secure a seat for Alba JHeywood's
company on the 25th,
Two comfortably furnished bedrooms
for rent —P, McConnell.
Waller VanArsdalen of Fort Steele
wasa Craubrook visitor Wednesday.
Alba Heywood's laughable coiuMna-
tion will pluy at tbe Wentworth bull ou
October 25th.
Twelve milch cows for sale. Six with
calf at foot, and six to come in soon.—
P. McConnell.
Harry Rinrman, of the Imperial at
Fort Sleele, waa in town yesterday
looking as neat ami natty as usual.
Messrs. Beattie, Quid, Johnson, Jami
son, McViltie and Morrow attended.the
Masonic exercises at Fort Steele last
e ening.
Joe Fuller, oue of the South East
Koote ny members of Strathcona Horse,
returned this week to Fort Steele, having been discharged on account of
wounds received. His friends in Fort
Sleele gave him a grand reception Tuesday evening, and the town was thrown
wide open in bis honor.
HERALD IMPROVEMENTS.
Tbe Oflice U Securing New Job Material,
line Stationery, Elc.
The Herald office hasjust been pap-red
and other improvements are in progress,
An order has been forwarded for a large
s.ock of stationery and a number of
modem faces of type. The Herald,
wiib one of the best offices in British
Columbia, believes in keeping up with
the times, and is willing to spend
money for that purpose. In twoorthree
weeks mure we will be comfortably located with an office that will remind the
average newspaper man of a parlor.
New and attractive faces of type, a complete line of tbe best stationery that
money can buy, and mechanical artists
that turn out work equally as artistic as
can be procured iu Vancouver or Winnipeg. We are doing this to merit a continuance of lhe liberal patronage of the
past. Nothing is too good for the people of Cranbrook, in the printing line.
Work On the Electric Lights.
The poles for the electric light plant
are being erected and the work of wiling
the buildings is progressing with commendable rapidity. The boiler for the
plant arrived lasl week, and the work of
installing the machinery will be inaugurated next week. It will be only a few
weeks before the citizens of Cranbrook
will be able to discard the oil lamp for
electricity, anil the prices arranged for
places this improvement in the reach of
11.	
Visiting Masons.
Tlie Masons of Cranbrook will meet
this evening to extend a welcome to visiting grand ollicers. Grand Master Watson, of Vancouver, and Grand Secretary
Quinlan, of Nelson, are to he the guests,
and after the close of the session a sup
per will be given. Preparations have
been made for an enjoyable time.
Meutdtl by hot air throughout.
The dining room is first class.
Every convenience lor travelers.
ii
Cosmopolitan
Hotel S S
E. H. SMALL, Proprietor.
The best of liquors at the bar.
All the rooms neatly furnished.
Rates, $1.00 per day.
When In Kimberley
Stop at the	
KlHBERLEY  HOTEL
Julius Hurel, Proprietor.
New Building, New Furniture, and Every,
thing first-class. Our object is to please our
patrons.
■ ••»-»•» •••• • •®   .
Kimberley 3
The coming town of East Kootenay.
near the famous North Star and
Sullivan mines j»
A limited number of lots for sale at prices varying from $125 to $400. Now is the time to
buy as prices will be advanced the first of the
year S S •* S
Apply to
Land Commissioner C P. R. BEALE & ELWELL
Winnipeg Fort Steele and Kimberley
...Sole Representatives...
Superintendent Cameron's New Hone.
Tlie C. P. R. is preparing to move tbe
large residence built by M.J. Ilaney at
Macleotl during construction, to Cranbiook, for tbe use uf Superintendent
Cameron. It will be remodelled and
will be located on Halter bill. This will
be one of tbe largest resiliences in the
town and a modern one in every respect
Among thc Bretbera.
Fred Smyth, of the Moyie Leader, was
taken sick lust week and did not go to
Spokane. Here's boplu' be will soon
lecuver.
C K. Smltherlngale has purchased R.
T. Loweiy's interest in tbe Slocan Drill
and will pound the machine alone in
tbe future. If he will lop off the extension to bis name and call it just plain
Smith tbe brethem will be thankful.
W. IJ. Wilcox, of the Phoenix Pioneer, was married lust week to Miss Crawford, of ihat cily. und went to liaiiil for
tbe honeymoon. We extend congratulations tu Brother Wilcox. Marriage
iiii-iins ii good deal to a newspaper man.
it shows ihat be lm-** good sense, and in-
dilutes sufficient pio.spenty to turn out
a special edition,
Ferguson Fagle: Tbe editor-publisher linitneier-devil uud getieial freight
ugent Of the Ragle bus decided to take
Ilia flrst holiday in three years. As a
consequence there will be no issue next
week. Hut tbere will aiill be four legal
publication duys in lhe month, During
tbe coming week the above mentioned
personage will not visit "Gay Paree,"
but remain iu camp and cut his winter's
supply of wood, board up the office,
bunt up enough venison to winter upon
aud otherwise enjoy himself until the
following week, when the Eagle will
soar as high as ever, but tn the form of
a four-page home production. This is
uecesituted by the "disturbed money
market," or ratlier undisturbed. But if
we run extend our ''bill" until spring
the country is safe, fur next season will
see us flying a daily witb all tbe attractions of modern uewspaperdom.
Central Hotel      North Star Hotel
....FORT STEELE ....KIMBERLEY
Harry Drew, Prop.
The North Star hotel at Kimberley is one of the best
equipped hotels in East Kootenay. It is plastered throughout
and furnished in first-class shape. The Central hotel at Fort
Steele has always been a popular house.
Beattie..
Has Just received a large
and complete line of
...Cameras
AND CAMERA SUPPLIES
Which he is selling al lhe
same prices asked In Ihe
eaat.
Cameras for $1.50 to $150
Come in and see them **
The Lion Brewery
tt-vRossland, HC
The largest and finest equipped
brewery In British Columbia
Their BUDWBISBR IIKIiR (Imtlleil)
is equal tn miy Imported article.
AKRATHD WATISRS of nil brand, t,
lie luid nt nil hotels iu West mid Kant
Kootenay,
CRANBROOK DEPOT
James Kerrigan & Co.
WliolraaleGtoeer
and Selling Agents
Cranbrook, B. C.
Cranbrook
Livery 3
GEARY & DOYLE,
Proprietors ******
Regular  Stage   to   Kimberley
Teams and drivers furnished for nny
point in the district.
HARRY FAIRFIELD
Manager   „•»    „*    „<|
For Developed
Copper
■■" Silver=Lead
Properties
Write to
Chas. Estmere...
Kimberley, B. C
CHARLES P. CAMPBELL,
Undertaking And
Embalming
Graduate of Champion college of U, S.
Office and store, Aiken block,
near Canadian Bank of Commerce, Cranbrook, II. C-
Upholstering and General Furniture Repairing
Will attend to auy work in the district
East Kootenay
Bottling Co.
Aerated Waters
Of all kinds.
Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,
Ginger Ales, Etc.
Soda water in siphons.   The most
economical way to handle it.
Silverware
A nice selection of "Meridcn Britannia" silverware constantly In
stock. Choice designs in A I
goods       .*       jt       jt       Jt
Watches...
High grade movements in thc
best quality of gold, gold filled
and silver cases. Satisfaction
guaranteed       .*        .*        .*
W. F. TATE,
JEWELER,
CRANBROOK,    .    B.
Olllclal Watch laspector tor C. P. K.
C.
SURVEYS
Land Purchases
Pre-emptions
Mining Claims
Etc.       jt       jt
Made 'by Conlrnct
A. W. M'VITTIE, D. L. S.
Provincial Land Surveyor
Oflice ol McVittle i Hutchison
Cranbrook, 11. C.
flilk
I have a regular milk
route and deliver night
and morning.
J. L. PATTON.
Prest, Photoghrapher
Will have his STANP PHOTO
attachment ln town on Saturday   13th and   Holiday   15th.
Prices $1.00 per two dozen.
EVERRBODY CO/IE.
A. D. GRANT
Contractor
••"■ Builder dt
"'Cranhrook, B C
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CRANBROOK,
-®-®-®-®-®-®- ®
■-®-®-®-®-U-^
British Columbia.
Jab Couldn't Have Stood It.
If he'd had Itching VV.ee. They're
terribly annoying; but Bucklen's Arnica
Salve will cure the worse case of Piles
on tnii tli. It 1ms cured tli on snn tli. For
Injuries, Pains or Bodily Eruptions it's
the best naive in tbe world. Price 25c a
box. Cure guaranteed. Suld by Druggist Ueittle,
C\Q AlVRDnfll^ ,s the divisional point of the Crows
Vi*/\l^l_>_*■*_/*_/IV Nest Pass Railroad.
Ct*_irihrf_nfc  ^as a I0*sta" round house, large machine
^•/I <**s*Jl til/IV shops, expensive railroad buildings and extensive railroad yards.
Cranbrook ,s the natural and commercial center of South East
Kootenay.
Cranbrook ,s the headquarters for wholesale houses and corporations of South East Kootenay.
Cranbrook Is the best starting point for all the mining districts in
South East Kootenay.
Cranbrook Is building rapidly and her population is increasing week after
week.
Cranbrook offers the best field today for business men, builders, contractors,
manufacturers and investors.
Fo/ further information, maps and prices of lots, apply to
L. A. HAMILTON,
B. C. LAND INVESTHENT, AGENCY,
VICTORIA AND VANCOUVER.
:i <••*!,
C. P. R. Land Commissioner,
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA.
V. HYDE BAKER, Local Agent.

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