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E CRANBRO
HERALD.
VOLUME   4.
CUANHUOOK,   BBITISH   COLtTMBIA,   Tlll'I'SHAY,   FKIIlll A BY   .1.   1908.
NUMBE1. 47
Ttte Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Hon. Gko. A. Cox, Freatilent.
H. K WAl.KKR.r.en. Man-
fnld Up  Capital    »,0W,0OO.I»
Ke,l   1,000,000.00
total Rtniircti ".'.'.'.'.'. 6M»0,0M.00
A General Banking Business Transacted.
Deposits Received.
London Agents--The Bank of Scotland.
CRANBROOK BRANCH. HUBERT HAINES, Manager.
WE DELIVER GOODS TO
ANY POINT ON EARTH...
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GENTLEMEN:
Wc have just received a very fine and beautiful
assortment ol starched and soft front colored
SHIRTS
They are the latest patterns and are up to date
In every way.     We also carry a full range of
fine flannel, black satteen and cotton shirts.
TIES
of every make, quality and color. Our stock of
UNDERWEAR AND GLOVES
is the largest in East Kootenay. Regarding
gloves we wish to say that we carry a line of
American manufacture; ihey are made to fit
and we guarantee their wearing qualities to be
second to none and the prices arc right. We
have the largest stock of
BOOTS AND SHOES
in the country.   We have a very nice selected
stock of fine shoes and our stock of heavy
boots for street wear and for miners is the best
money can buy.     You should see our stock of
HATS
before buying elsewhere.   We have them in all
styles, shapes and shades.    Our stock of Stetson's is complete.    Talking nf
BLANKETS
we have them in grey and white, wool and cotton, and then we have a stock so that we can
fill your order for a few dozen pairs without inconveniencing us. Nov/ w-c will step across to
the |other side of the store. We find a great
big stock of
CROCKERY AND GROCERIES
In these lines we also lead. When you place
your orders with the old reliable F. S. M. Co.
you may rest assured that your order will be
filled complete and wiih the best goods to be
had and at the very lowest possible prices. Wc
are still doing the feed business of the Koote-
nays. Our stock is always well up to date so
that wc can take care of any sized order. In
this line we can name you the lowest market
price in car lots delivered at .my point.
Wc have said a great deal and can back up
each and every statement we have made. Wc
would greatly appreciate your trade and will
make you feci at home when you call.
Fort Steele Mercantile Co. Ltd
J, P. PINK, Manager.
1
r%-V-lft
AT GILPIN'S
A new car of furniture just
arrived. It includes Hall
Trees, Rattan (ioods, Mor=
ris Chairs, Bed Room and
Parlor Sets.
Our Groceries. Crockery, Hardware, Stoves,
Clothing and Shoes we are offering at very
low prices to make room for immense new
stocks coming direct from England.
Don't Forget
CRANBB00KITES MODEST
Her Citizens Make lew Demands lur
New Vear.
l'liKHV CREEK AMI MARIS.llll Kl.-II
This Improvement Is Urged A     'e
All Others as Most Important.
ESTIMATES POR DISTRICT NEXT VEAR
The Athlectic Club openning
Tonight, Thursday, Feb. 6.
An enthusiastic meeting of citizens
was held last Sitiinluy evening at lhe
Cranbrook hotel reading room for the
purpose of conferring wllh Mr. JO C.
Smith, M, I- A , in reference to the
needs of this part of ttie distiict that
should receive the attention of the provincial parliament at the coining session.
Mr. M, Mclnness was rallt-tt tu lhe
chair and W, P. Gurd named ns secretary, Mr. Mclnnes then defined the
oh) ct of the meeting nml culled on Mr.
Ryan for an expression of opinion,
Mr. Rvini, in a clear and concise manner, set forth the needs of a cutoff road
to Perry creek and the construction of a
bridge over the St. Mary's ueur the
mouth of Ferry creek to give the people
of Marysville, Kimberley and the St.
Mary's valley a direct and much
shorter route to Cranbrook. lie said as
to the huildiug ol the cutoff from Crauhrook to Booth or Si* .Mile creek, there
was no question as to the feasibility of
its construction, not withstand ng the
opinion of officials who have seemed determined to oppose that particular piece
of work.
Mr. Simpson explained ihe desires of
the upper portion of the valley for improved roads to Crauhrook and lhe necessity of an extension of the road from
the road Irom the foot of St. Mary's
lake up the valley tu the forks and lhe
expenditure of the appropriation made
for building the road from Kimberley to
tbe Skukumchuck country.
Mr. Hutchison had gone over the cut
on" iuuie io Perry creek with Mr. Ryan
and heartily coincided with lhe views of
that gentleman as to the practicability
of its construction.
Dr. King spoke upon the need of road
improvement tbe Perry creek district,
the bridge across the St. Mary's ami the
shorter route north.
Mr. Miner said that he had offered to
take Mr. Killeen over the Terry creek
route bul that his offer had been refused
Mr. Gurd addressed himself to the
meeting on the subjects presented and
urged action lo bring about the necessary improvements.
Mr. Ryan brought up the question of
incorporation aud said that in his opinion what the people in towns lhe size ol
Cranbrook needed was a law thnt would
permit partial Incorporation so that a
municipality might be formed on an
economical basis that would embody the
pieslious of water, lire and sewerage ami
other features only that might be considered necessary,
Rev. Fortune said that he appreciated
tbe Importance of good roads to the
mining camps and outlying districts but
be would Urge some torni of incorporation thai would give lire  protection and
a strict enforcement ot the sanitary laws
of the province, A lire in the business
pot lion ol the city would prove a disastrous blow aud the health ol lhe com*
inuuiiy should nut be jeopardised by
careless people who gave no thought to
Unitary conditio ns,
Mr. Smith then replied Hating that he
thanked ilu- people ol Cranbrook for
tbelr manifest interest  in tin- welfare of
tbe community nnd the district and
would promise lo do all in his power
to bring about the Improvements asked
for, especially as the people of Cran-
brook seemed exceedingly nodes in their
demands. He said, however, that tin
only hope he had   was  lhe overthrow of
the government, Referring then to another subject he explained the unfortunate conditions following the discontinuance ofthe mail route from Port Steele
to Windermere, since it lefl the territory
in.rib of Port Steele without illreci communication with Ihe government officers
or with Cranbrook, the banking center
of lhu district, and asked the co-opera-
tion of Cranbrook in having the route
re-established.
The question wns freely discussed nnd
the consensus of opinion seemed to be
heartily in favor of re-establishing the
route just the snme as before, without
the two stage trips a week between Port
Steele an Cranbrook, as that was not
deemed necessary in view ol the fact
that there is a daily mail now hetwetr.
the two tiwns.
After arranging to hold a meeting on
next Wednesday evening at the same
place for the purpose of talking over lhe
q lestiun of incorporation, aud tendering
Mr. Smith a vote ol thanks for bis kindness, the meeting adjourned.
Jaffrsy, $1,501.
Fort Steele—Road north side null
river to Falls bridge, $,-»ox>; extension
trail from Hull river 12 miles, J900; trail
up Man's creek, $300; road diversion between Fort Sleele and Wild Horse placer mines, (9,000; wawou road Ksiella
in me, (5,000; trail up I), irite creek. J500
Crauhrook —l'ekiu   sleigh tt>|d,   Oi"".
extension of trail up Moyle rteei beyond
I'ekin mine, (300; extension of Perry
creek road tn French creek, f ;. u ■ road
Cranbiook direct lo Booth creek, j*. '■••■:
trail lo Mount Baker, $300; extension
Ferry creek trail, f$»
Moyle-**Trill up Lanib creek ilx miles,
$5001 Society (lui wagon roa I, £t,o 0
St.  Marys—Trail up east   totk   three
miles, $500; extension oi trail up west
lork six mik-s, $600; trail up si ulh side
Si. Mary's from IVtr- creek via 11.11
Roaring click io Wl Itefish creek, 15
miles, (1,500; Marysvilie to Perry creek
road, bridge over St. Mary's river iu
connection with the road, $3,000,
Skukumchuck—Esteuaiotr ol trail up
Copper creek, (300,
Total (ay.750.
CRYSTAL   ANNIVERSARY,
Mr.  and   Mrs.  M.  Mclnnes  Celebrate   the
Hveot Manila* Evening.
Married, on February $, 1887, on the
ranch near Calgary, Mr. .Malcolm
Mclnnes and Miss Catharine Mc
Arthur, Rev. Angus Robertson officiating, 	
ll was fifteen years ago last Monday
when the above mentioned ceremony
was performed and the event was fitly
celebrated that evening 1 y a great gathering of the friends of Mr. and Mrs. M.
Mclnnes, iu their handsome home, who
came to extend congratulations upon
Iheir arrival at the crystal' wedding ati-
uiversary. The moms were brilliantly
lighted and from 50 to 60 guests filled
the house with happiness and good
cheer. As host ami hostess Mr. and
Mrs. Mclnues made all feel thankful
lhat they were present. There wan
amusement for all. from cards to ping
pung, and krokinole to music. Everybody seemed to hnve 11 good time.
There were spirited contests in games,
animated conversations, reviewing of
old acquaintances, quiet smokes for lhe
lovers of the'' weed, in fact the comfort
nnd entertainment of all was amply provided for. The latter part of the evening an elegant lunch was served, after
which there was music and a few words
... - '."Hi-iiliilatiotis und good wishes from
a number of ihe guests, ..ml before dispersing nil joined bands and sting
"Auld Lang Syne."
Mr, and Mrs. Mclnnes were remembered by their friends iu a most handsome manner, as is shown by the follow
iug list:
Mr and Mrs J E Fenwick, Miss Nellie
Ryan and Mr James Ryan, one dozen
silver knives and forks, one dozen tin
spoons and one dozen dessert spoons;
Mr and Mrs Fortune, silver pie knife;
Mr Mclutyre, half dozen fruit knives;
Dr King, silver pickle dish; Mrs Lund'
silver lea strainer; Mr ami Mrs B reck en-
ridge- set Japanese vases; Mr and Mrs
Simpson, one dczen water glasses; Mrs
I.eitch and Miss I.eitch, berry bowl nnd
vinaigrette; Messrs. George and Archie
I.eitch, sel vases; Mr Moffat, crystal sel;
Mr Gurd, crystal powder set; Mrs A
McVittie, crystal powder box; Mr and
Mrs Uremner, water sel; Mr and Mrs
Baker, vase; Mr and Mrs Bury, vase;
Mr and Mrs Miner, (lower stand; Mr ami
Mrs King; cut glass d ecu liters; Mr Glllis,
sel china vases; Mr and .Mrs A Carson,
Calgary, sel glass fruit dishes; Mr Mc-
Killop, crystal fruit dishes; Miss Fortune, lemonade glasses; Mr and Mrs
Murphy, crystal set; Mr and Mrs Parker,
crystal match stand; Misses Clarke,
fruit dishes; Mr McKim crystal cheese
dish; Miss Polly Watt, crystal pepper
nnd salt sel; Mr J W Robinsqu, pepper
and snll set iu silver; Mr and Mrs Small,
glnss pepper and salt; Mr aud Mrs Reid,
silver fruit stand; Mr and Mis Beattie,
crystal water set; Mr and Mrs Rogers,
crystal fruit set; Mr I'M Holmes, crystal
fruit dish; Mr and Mrs McCrimmon,
glass decanters; Miss Dyker, glass jewel
case; Mr J P Smith and Miss Bailey,
Fori Steele, ping pong set.
Tbe cards on some of lhe articles having been displaced, an apology is offered
to the kind doners If names are omitted.
Chinese New Years.
Commencing on Thursday night, Chi
nese New Year will open, Many a mini
will wear a dirty shirt and n soiled collar
next Sunday in consequence, The tom
toiiis, the Chinese fiddle, lhe kiyi long
will all be heard, and every Chinaman
In town will keep open bouse and dispense candy that would kilt a dog and
cignra that taste HIte they were made ol
alfalfa, ft is a great day among the
heathens, and the only time in the year
that they ever give anything nwny.
FROM ACROSS THE SEAS
Estimates For lhe Year.
Following are llle estimates made for
tub. district for the msuing year:
Ferule, (2,950.
(i. It. Gilpin Returns Home From Uld
England,
TALKS 01= THE PEOPLt ANU COUNTRY
W.  T. Reid Back From An Extended Trip to Eastern
Canada.
CRANBROOK IS IN Till; BANANA BELT
G, II. Gilpin returned Sunday from a
visit to Ins old home nt Leeds, ling,
lie said lit- had a very pleasant trip and
while there thoroughly enjoyed himself,
wns surprised with the great number
of old people 1 saw there, nnd they all
seemed intent on rounding out their
lives in the most rnmfortnble manner.
Von know in lhe old country people live
differently than they do in Canada ur
the Slates. The chief aim Is to secure a
competency by ihe lime ihey reach fifty
years of age nnd then they retire and
tart in to enjoy life, They have their
income carefully figured, and likewise
their expenses. So much goes for living, so much to the church, so much to
charily, and so on. Tbe only thing that
worries them is the hank that holds their
money and as the bunks in England are
pretly safe institutions ihey don't have
lo lose much sleep on that score.
1'Leeds is a grent manufacturing center nnd hits increased wonderfully ill population the past ten years, and rents
have Increased 2$ per cent, yet the people, that is lhe masses, ure belter off
now thiiti they were ten yenrs ago,
Wages have increased from len to twenty
per cent aud   the cost  of living has 1 le -
used,
'One thing 1 noticed wasthe tendency
to drink among the laboring class of
women. You could see I hem iu the hotels as thick ns the men, and sometimes
the females outnumbered the males."
"Would you care to return to England
to live'"
"No, I wmitil prefer to stay in this
country. Of course there are many attractive features there, yet for the man
to make money it is not the best place
for a stranger, end if you have money
the rate of interest is too low to he any
inducement.
"1 came back by the way of New York
ami took dinner at the Murray Hill hotel the day before J. Roderick Robertson
was killed there hy the tunnel explosion.
On lhat Sunday I rode up Fifth avenue
and saw the crowds leaving the churches, I never saw so many richly dressed
women in my life. 1 could not help but
he impressed with one thing, however,
while looking nt the wealthy element
as tbey passed from the churches to
their carriages, the women looked the
height of dressmakers' nud milliners'
art tint the men looked worn nud fagged
out, as if the pace of their lives was killing them.
"Yes, I made extensive purchases in
the old couuly in the way of dry goods,
carpets and crockery. It is a wonderful
market, and there is n great difference
in lhe cost of goods purchased there and
on this side of the water."
W. T. Reid Returns.
W. T. Reld returned from a month's
visit to the eastern markets Inst Sunday
morning. He said thnt the had worked
hard nil the time, yet he looked as if the
trip had done him good. Speaking of
the feeling about British Columbia in
the east he said that the War Eagle drop
had done a great deal to hurt legitimate
mining Investments in this province, especially so in Montreal and Toronto.
"There is money seeking investment in
the west aud as soon as the people of
the east discriminate between stock
gambling ami legitimate mining confidence in llritish Columbia resources will
lie greatly Increased. They nre watching
British Columbia Hml il the government
here will give authentic information on
mining al more frequent intervnls the
effect will prove more beneficial,
'I found n good market iu the east
nul Jiiivi- laid in a better and larger
slock of Rummer goods than I have ever
bought before. I am glad to get back
to Cranbrook and tbe west. It seems
like home again."
ANOTHER   ANSWERS.
Teaching the Standard Rules.
"Saulty" McKenzie aud Han Murphy
returned from Winnipeg Sunday where
they went to get pointers on the slant-
nni rules and regulations which the
Crow has just adopted. They have now
opened a school of instruction for the
benefit of the other trainmen on the
road. Mr. Murphy hasall the engineers,
firemen, conductors and hrnkemen from
Cranbrook to Kootenay Landing and
Mr. McKenzle has (he line eoat*of Cranbrook lo Medicine Hat, and all the
station agenta on the Crow. It is estimated that their hcIiooIh will Inst about
two months.
Mr. A. T. Clark,  of Moyie,   Vindicates  the
License Commissioners.
The  Herald  has been endeavoring to
prove   lo   tbe public  that  the   rumors
against the integrity of lhe license board
and other officials connected with the
granting of licenses  in ibis district were
vile slanderers.    It has maintained from
the  first,  that  ns honorable  men, they
otilil not be   party  lo anything thai
ivored of  wiong doing.   The   Herald
Ims  maintained  that  these gentlemen
ere appointed lo honorable positions by
the government that bad fai lh in tbelr
integrity ami honesty. It has stood in
the breach and reiterated (tine and again
that men like Grace, Stork, Clark end
Barnes were above petty larceny ;Rthal
they were men of honor, and would not
sloop to accept gills or bribes, no matter
how large or how small, from applicants
for licenses. The Herald 1.1 pleased to
its position being vindicated, Mr
Stork and Mr. Clark hnve both declined
themselves, and in terms not to be misunderstood. The Herald has faith in
humanity and official Integrity. If there
is any man who can come out ami make
a charge against these gentlemen, let
him do it. If not, let this clamor and
underhanded villitication cease. It is '
wrong in spirit, unfair in mankind and
an'injustice to officials who have been
gov.'invd entirely and alone by their,
oiiscience ami seuse of duly and justice
in the performance of theii official acts.
Mr. Clark, one of the officials, writes
as follows 10 The Herald.
Moyie. B, C, Jan. ji, 1903
Editor The Herald—My attention has
been called to an article iu your issue of
January 33 concerning the license com-
iiilsluiii-i'-, ..I which body I am a member, nml as such desire vindication from
any charge of corruption or maladministration.
Such charges ure common to every
olliclal position 11ml are loo often slatted
by evil minded persons whose interests
unfortunately for themselves, have not
■olncided with tbe official decisions and
are, theiefore, usually unworthy of notice- Your article, however, iuuicnles
rumors, so extensive, of charges nnd insinuations o| such corruption as lo demand un Indignant personal denial, ami
this I desire to give Injuo uncertain mail-
ner. I wish lo state once for all, that I
have nol been a party to any corruption
whatsoever directly or indirectly. Thnt
I have not received one cent in money
or killd for either granting or refusing
any application, and that I am absolutely ignorant of any money having
been paid lo or taken by any commissioner (other than the legal fees) and
further that I do not believe such has
been paid to or taken by a commissioner.
Now, sir, if a denial can be more explicit and absolute than this I desire to
make it. You say that "rumors are
floating over the district" and you know,
sir, that "Rumor" has neither body to
be kicked nor soul to be damned. It is
a despicable and cowardly form of at
lack. If anyone can make any definite
charge against the commissioners, collectively or individually, let him come
out like a man ami expose the evil doer
in lhe name of honesty, for thelo/eof
fair play, and in common justice, I appeal to alt. Enough of base insinuation
and groundless rumors. Let us now
have facts, accusations, specific charges
if they can he made, and if not, then the
silence which is golden.
For the benefit of future applicants I
may state that the only cost of obtaining a license is the license fee—regu
luted by scale in the Liquor Act—and if
applied for at a special meeting the cost
of calling the commissioners together
and advertising (this amount being divided among the applicants at such
meeting). It is not necessary to make
any application through a particular solicitor, or through a solicitor at all. In
most casei it is probably advisable
for applicants to employ a solicitor to
insure the application being in proper
form, and in this the applicant must use
his own judgment, choose his own solicitor and pay his Uhe solicitor's) fee, s
matter of which the commissioners have
no concern or knowledge.
In conclusion, sir, let me say that the
commissioners maj have made mistakes,
may perhaps hive acted unwNely, hut I
lielieve we have, as a body, and I kuow
lhat I hu-'i- personally acted through nt
conscientiously nnd done whnt I believed lo he right and just.
Allow me also to express my thanks
for the honorab'e and manly position
taken by you upon matter.
I am sir, yours, etc.,
A.T.Clark.
ALL KINDS OF SPORT
The New Hockey Schedule Has Bees
Issued.
THE SKATING CARNIVAL A SUCCESS
Members ol the Athletic Club Will
Hold Formal Opening.
PLENTY   OF   FUN   FOR  EVERYBODY
Ne* ttockej Schedule.
Tile new schedule prepared for the
hockey games Is as follows:
Cranbrook vs. Pincher, February 5, at
Pincher.
Pincher vs. Fernie, February 7, at
Fernie.
Ft-mie vs. Cranbrook, February S, at
Cranbrook.
I'.ncher vs. Crnnbrook, February 14,
nt Cranbrook.
Cranbiook vs. I'ernie, February 17, at
Fernie.
Pernle vs. Pincher' February tu, at
Pincher.
The Cranbrook learn has requested ibe
association lo postpone tlie game ol February 5 till the 13 or 33, ou account of
short notice, 	
The Carnival,
The skating carnival held at the rink
last Thursday evening was a grand success in every way. There whs ,1 large
crowd in attendance and many rostumn
ol au attractive ami unique nature. The
judges were P R. Mortis, J I' Fink and
W. I) Hill, and Ihey awarded prizes ai
follows:
Li.lies-
ist.   Mrs. Bryants, Spanish dancer,
3u.l.     Miss   Georgia   Small,   colonial
dame.
Gentlemen—
1st.    A. L   McDermot, pirate king.
2nd.    C  Preat, page.
Special—
f,. 11. Small, Mephlslopbeles.
Girls—
1st.    Mane Elliott.
Boys—
lit.    Wilbur Hill, jester-
2nd.    Joe Wallace, tramp.
Athletic Club Openiaf.
The Cranbrook Athletic club will be
formally opened at S p. m. Thursday,
February 6, in their rooms in the Walt
block, Baker street The following program will lie rendered:
Four round boxing contest, F Dickinson vs. T  Turley
Bag punching. J. P, Fink.
Club swinging, A. I.. McDermot.
Three round boxing boat, unknowns,
There will also be songs and music and
olher very interesting entertainment,
after which a short business meeting will
be held. Everybody interested in the
advancement of athletic sports are cordially invited.
Too Culii For Them,
A. McKenzle and D. Murphy returned
Sunday from Winnipeg, where they went
to receive instructions on standard rules
as representatives of the conductors and
engineers of this division. Speaking of
their trip Mr. Murphy snid; 'We were
mighty glad to get back to the banana
belt of East Kootenay, Talk about cold
weather! While we were in Winnipeg
it was 40 degrees below zero with the
wind blowing 100 miles nn hour down
grade. 'Saulty' and I started, out one
evening to visit with some friends.
'Saulty' wore his 'Christy' and before
we had gone Iwo blocks he said, 'Let us
get back to lhe hotel before we freeze to
death.' No, British Columbia winters
nre nil tight, but 1 don't want any Man-
1 iloba in mine."
ll Was Discovered ')■ Weaver Creek last
Weak.
The placer grounds of Weaver creek
have beer, worked indifferently for many
years. During lhe past winter however,
a party beaded by Tom Roberts baa
been doing systematic work on tbe
ground. At a cleanup last week a nugget weighing over three ounces and estimated lo be worth ahout 150 was
found. It is a beautiful piece ot gold,
cone shape, nnd makes an attractive ornament to show to the people. The
finding of this nugget has aroused great
interest in Weaver, and it will in s'l
probability be thoroughly worked the
coming season.
Smothered to Death.
On January 28, Oaltano Saporito, an
Italian employed by Twohey Brothers,
at a camp on the new rond 24 miles below Elko, wns cnught in n gravel cut
and smothered to death before he could
he rescued. A tunnel had been dug inlo
the bank about 13 feet and lhe Dalian
had gone in to set lhe dynamite charge,
when the roof caved and he was buried
beneath lhe falling earth Deputy Cor-
oner Moffat was called to Klko, and after
nn investigation of lhe circumstances decided tbat an Inquest was unnecessary
as no blame was attached to any one.
The remains were brought lo Cranbrook
in charge of Undertaker Campbell nnd
tbe funeral was held at the Catholic
church Saturday and interment took
place in lhe Cranbiook cemetery. The
deceased leaves a wife and three children In Italy,
A   $5000   NU-WET.
St. Eugene May Resume.
Charles Parrel of the Society Girl st
Moyie, was in town Monday. Speaking
of mining in general throughout the dislrict he snld that South liist Kootenay
would have to wait until the tide took a
turn, as it was the history ol every district to have its slow times. "It is rumored," ssid Mr. Farrell, "thst the St.
Eugene would reiiime, as it had secured
a two years' contract for its output. I
know nothing as to the facts, hut hope
that it may be true."
Died at SI. Eugene Hospital.
On Saturday, February I, Jarnes McGregor, of pneumonia, aged 45 years,
Th ■ deceased was a native of Scotland,
where be leaves three children. His
wile died two years ago. Tbe funeral
was held Tuesday morning from the
Catholic church to tbe Cranbrook cemetery. Deceased came from Klko where
he has been working the past few
mmlbs.     	
Victoria Elects a Liberal.
George Riley, Liberal, was elected to
the vacant sent iu the house of commons
over P. S Bernard, conservative, hy a
majority of 421 votes. Mr. Riley enjoys
the distinction of being the first Lilteral
ever elected from Victoria to the Domlo-
1011 house. CRANBROOK  HERALD
Jk/U~~
Erllto. .a... Proprletc i
MS i.lh MJ li.-O.irili.S
Tlie HeiaU Je-Ures to givs the news of Ui*
district- li you kuu* auj aboul youi tuwn
yuur mine or your people, seud it io ttiis office.
EDITORIAL NOTES
The Phoenix Ploneei has some good
article* ou Its t-iiliorl.il page, At leas
we think so. If we didn't we woiiltl
have never written tht-ui
one hy one. the license c< 111 nlssloners
are declaring iheli Inuocenca and en
presOng theii oplnlou oi those who
would .1 ■!!- itib-lai reputations bv
reckless statements re tt acting upon oflt-
rial honor, Both Mr Clark ami Mr.
Stork declare that IhcV have never
taken one cent as commissioners except
that paiil by the government. The
Herald has uuitiialue.i that honorable
men would hi* above oRlctal dishonor,
antl|ilt is glad to >ee Us position being
vindicated by ihe olllclala mallgued,
The Nelson Mluei has taken occasion
to cast a slur up m Ttie II irald, preaum
ably because Tne Herald has stated thai
the government should not be defraud
ed of Its tight io one-(ourtb Interest In
tbe town of Ferule, whlcii is owned by
the Crow's Nest Coal company, The
Miner is loyal,    li   The   Herald  was
owned by the Crow's Nest Coal company it would probably take the same
ataml on affairs alloc.lug tt..- coal company lhat the Miner tl ies, The Miner
e.'itor li earning bis salary
In one day lu December the Ladle*.
Hoinu Journal received S15,4UU.-H in
subnetIptiOBs. That Is mom than we
bave received In subscriptions lu any
one week since   this   papei   wjs  esub
llshed,
Tbe Lardeau Eagle has reached the
double coin in ii editorial stage, Is this
the remit of a new head, Pettljilecel
A perusal ol The Herald this week
will convince anyone that It is a good
papt r to have arcui d. After you have
lead H send in some coin anil become a
subscriber,
Hepri'i-tiMi'v-" O.illlli.'r has gone tc
resume fata duties at Ollawa. It is to bf
hoped thai he won't need a written rec
otniitt'iid.ultin from Laurie when he r<
turns.
Smeller Machinery Purchased.
Marysvllln Trlliiiuu
Mr, Austin, the construction engineer
of the smeller atilvi'U from the South
on Tuesday, ami a representative of
The Trlbutie had an opportunity of talk
Ing wllh him ou Lhe train. During this
conversation The Tribune man Learned
the following facts. That Mr. Aust n
had been during the past few weeks, lu
Denver and other American city's purchasing the machinery, castings etc,
which will be necessary (ur the completion of the smelter. While away
Mr. Austin bought the Pelton
wbeeles, four in number, which will
furnUli the power. He has pu.chased
the blowers, which alone are a laigt:
plant. He has purchased the transmitting machinery, the steel Hume and
other hydraulic apparatus. He has con
tracted for the roaster and furnace-
castings all ot which will soon begin lo
arrive.
Mr. Austin stated thai everything i-
being done that can be done lo push the
work a head. Each piece ut machinery
as It arrives, will be put in place and
thus add io the construction piece by
piece until lhe whole smelter plant Is
completed.
Everything connected with the plant
will be carried out according to the
original plans and the smelter win be
ready to blow In on schedule time, thut
ls June 1st
Mr. Austin expressed himself as very
pleased w ih the womleiful progrcai
made on the const ruction during his
absence under the management of
K iglneer M iKehsle,
FERNIE NEWS
Kev. HolfoiM has been very 111 during
the put week.
O N. Janes has got bis business settled up and will leave with his family
on Monday for ihelr new home In Leslie,
Mich.
C. M. lienretta, nt this town, has assumed the management of the Frank
Coal company during the absence of
Mr. fJebo,
Mr. and Mrs, H. VV Itarnes entertained a party of friends Wednesday
evening to music and cards. A ilalnty
lunch was served by the hostess,
Owing to Illness the Kev. Mr. still
man was unable to occupy his pulpit on
Sunday last. Mr. Davis conducted the
morning service and Mr. .1. IJobinsoii
tbe evening.
No new cadi's of smallpox have been
reported ihis week and the assumption
ll that the disease has tun Its course,
If there arc no cases reported before
Monday, February 3. It Is quite certain
the quarun In., con the town will be
raised,
Mr. W W. Tutlle and Mr. <; >o Le
vaiBuui are -.Od lo be training foi a
skating race.
The hotel F.rnlo, which bis be-n tl-d
Do You Take The Herald?
You should if you don't. It gives the news ol
the district. It works for the district. It is
owned by the editor and not by any clique or
faction. It is worth $10.00. It costs only $2.1) J
up tor two week-., wja released lion
quarlntlne Monday   mornlug,    There
were dlitty-one Rood men anil Hue untie i Proprietor Wallace's charge, bul be
provided them all wiih three spares
and a good time.
FORI STEELE HEMS
et.can ntel
ow      In-i 111
I. i. T. Clilbraltli, Indian agent, hai
gone to West Kootenay mi ofltclal business connected wiih Ills department,
Harry Amine name down from Wild
llirsecreik on Monday, He reports
that giK.il pay gravel I
ed In lhu deep pla<
worked ou the creek.
Smallpox lias now broken out among
tbe Indians to tlie eolith, Every precaution is being taken to prevent Its
spread,
JoeTaonhauiersays that hewlllpnt
in a "bitig bung" table foi the boys.
The club house has beeu rented foi
the winter ami the boys and girls will
play ping-pong, Ii Is reported that
there aie several experts who will it)
conclusions wllh all comers.
li ll. Mather came down from his
C.errycieek ranch on Thursday,
LIFE'S MIRROR.
(Vic ire 1. > -1 hnrtl, there art tplrltt hnr%
Ti.ere nr* null that -ire pure inJ true
Tlitti givs id tin world iiie best yuu hsvt,
inj Ibe belt itmll com* U-» to you.
Give tut?. «rnl love tu your heart will 0*>*.
A itrtngth in your utmost need;
Hive filth, iml i icort of heirti will ibuw
Theii til tli In yuur wur.l inJ iked.
Fur lid' li Hip mirror <>' kliiif ui.l ilive;
Then nm- in the world n.e best yuu hm,
And tlm beat will mine back lo yuu.
—Aiiunyinona
ITEMS FROM MOYIE
From Hie Muyie leader
Word conies from Ottawa thai W. P.
Orunstou died there lust Saturday morning after'a short but | sinful Illness ol
six days i to in pleuro pneumonia, Mr.
Cranston was holding ttie position of
assistant city englueer of Ottawa   at
lhe time ol his death. He leaves a
wife aud two small cl .tlreu, one three
years and the other six mouths old
Mr. Oransion was formerly a resident
of Moyle and was uu engineer on lhu
Crow's Nest road during construction.
He owtietl the bouse and several lots ai
the upper cud ol Queen's avenue. Mr
Cranston did excellent wotk lu assisting the people of Moyie In getting a
station some years ago.
Uobert Itobnon left for Cranbrook
yesterday where he has accepted a position as cook at llobtnson .-. M.-Ken/U's
mill.
Sam Grant Is dally expected back
from ihe east.
Messrs Hawke -St Urenton  started to
cut ice tills week.
Whitney Itres . Lewis Grant, R. W
Johnston and ll twite ,v llreuton are tig
urlng on a contract of putting up 50,000
tons of Ice for the C, P. K. and fo
Cranbrook and local parties, Providing ihey gel It, It will be the largest Ice
contract ever handled in Lhe Kootenays
A * HO,im.) tons of Ice means 3,000 oar-
loads or 10(1 train loads the maguitude
of the contract can be realized. The
Ice 1b now lu excelleut condition. Il is
uow lu about 11 Inches thick and as
clear ai a crystal. If the contract is
secured a day and night shift will be
put to work Immediately aud about 80
men will be employed. There Is not a
place In Canada where Ice can be put
up to better advantage ihan ou Moyle
lake.
Ugly rumors are afloat concerning recent actions of the liceuse commissioners and other ttll.-iali of lui-i disirtc.
If the tumors are unfounded It is too
had io have tlie in In circulation; If they
are irue a proper Investigation of tbe
facia should be made Immediately,
COL. HUGHES IN ACTION.
What lie UM at tbo Battle or Fabor'l PU .
- Ci. mi mi-iiilml  Officially.
Lieut.-donoral Kir Charted Warren, In his report of the battle of
Faber's Pit, Oriqitalund West, on
May 00,  1U00, says:
"Section HI, Lit'iit.-Col. Hughes,
whti was ut the inuiii farmhouse with
tin* BCOttts, on hour lug i In- Urlng, aud
seeing lho horsos Btnmpudo, got together it few uf his men nnd rushed
inio tin- kraal, opening a brisk lire
on thu rldgo whoro tho Hours worn In
tho diamond washings, until they
wan obliged to cotuo tire by the Yeomanry    advancing    oiil In front of
lh.<ui. At the Millie 1 itn". Capiat!
Parkin nud n troop of 2ilrd Y--*v
liuuiry, took possess I nil ni llm south
end of ilm sume krnnl, nnd nelod under thu orders ..f Cl. Hughes. Hy
holding this kriuiL ihey prevented
the rebels gottlug bold of it from ihu
direction of the cometory. Al thla
time ihu rebels began to run away
from  tbu south side of lho garden,
und were iu doing so exposed In our
III'.!, but   Col.   Hughes. SllppOSlllg ttiem
in be our own men, ordered Cnpt,
Parkin nnd parly to cense lire, nnd
they Urns escaped, Col, Hughes then
decided io outflank tho ommiy, and
with some of Um Yeomanry nud soma
good shots of vnrlous corps, ho drove
iho enemy up beyond tho direct ion of
tho ccmotcry, thus gulling lu Una
Willi Col, Crowley, nnd bringing Ilis
right, shoulder up he took Venter's
men on their flunk, nnd drove them
ftwuy to ilu- south."
In section 20, Lieut.-('nl. Hughes,
A. A. a. rntelllgenco OfHear, Major
Ogllvlo, "E" llnit.-ry, Iloynl ran-I
niliun Artillery, nnd Cnpt.. Mm km,
Warren's Scouts, urn uuilu-iI "us being particularly worthy ol mention
for tlio excellent servires they performed In tliolr rospoctivd spheres
during the day."
General Warren's report hns been
strongly supported by Lord Huberts himself, In his despatches to the
Secretary of Statu for War,
£ A MIXED MENU. |
J    A Story Illustrating an In.
gonlouB Plan For Keeping a Servant.
By Charlotte W. Eastmans.
■^4"l-#^I**T©tW**I*W-M~l^^W^-H**r
It was n charming little sitting room
In which Mrs. Muson silt sewing dainty stitches, Before her stood the servant girl, who, with a stolid stare, announced that she had found a place
down town.
"But, Mary, you surely would not
leave mo without help," Mrs. Mason j
answered.
"1 got a place where I get free dot* j
Inr."
"I would give you $;s, but you agreed
to work for me for $2.50 If 1 would
teach you to talk and do the work."
"I got anoder place down town,   1 '
say 1 go next week."
Entreaty and persuasion were alikt
In vain, It all ended with, "I go next
week."
One year from this time Mrs. Mason
was a wiser If not a better woman,
and when Lena announced, "I got windier place down town," she merely
answered, "Very well," for this was
the third girl that she had trained for
the woman down town.
When Mr. Mason came home to dinner that night, he saw nt once that
some shadow had clouded the domestic
heaven, but when his wife had poured
out her tale of woe she proceeded to
lay before lilm plans for her future
campaign. When he had fully caught
lief id en, he laughed long and loud.
"You're n mighty smart llttlo wo-
uuni, Maria, hut if you try that game
you'll fall down," he announced when
she asked for his opinion of her plans.
"I'll not tall down any harder tbnn I
have In my other plans, and I believe
1 can do It"
"All right, I'll hack you," he promised encouragingly.
Assured of her husband's co-operation, Mrs. Mason very willingly agreed
t* take Lena's couslu, Christina, who
had just arrived from the fatherland.
In tho week which Intervened In-torn,
the advent of the new domestic one
might hnvo supposed Mrs. Mason to he
a blue stocking of the deepest dye,
for she carried a pencil stuck In her
hair and stopped to jot down burning
thoughts ou whatever was most convenient to rest her notebook upon. The
baby's buck or the bottom of tbo dish-
pan were alike available. When the
new Christina appeared, fresh and
rosy and clean, she started at her task
with vigor. Her former experience
taught her tho best method of Instruction, and, taking up one article after
another, she told tho names distinctly
and encouraged Christina to repeat It
until she was sure of It
The tlrst performance In tbe domestic act was to fry potatoes for luncheon.
"This, Christina," said Mrs. Mason
as she held up the spider, "is a kettle,
and these are eggs," pointing to tha
potatoes.'
After this the bread and the meat
the crackers and the raisins, the coffee
and the lemons, changed places, and
r.n of the commonest utensils In the
kitchen nnd the dining room were in a
confusion thnt had no order except In
the fertllo brain of Mrs. Mason. But
she had her list welt memorized, and
her mistakes were few. Air. Mason,
gave her enthusiastic support und,
though he fen red to give nn order to*
Christina without tlrst consulting hi*
wife and his appealing look at tho table when he held up the cracker Jar
to Christina and asked for more raisins.
was very amusing, he gave his wife unstinted admiration for the glib manner
In which she could order a six pound
bread, fried rare, or a small piece of
roust beef for the water pitcher.
Unsuspecting Chrlsllnn worked hurt!
st her part of the game, evidently desirous of tilting herself iib soon as possible for the "free dollar place" down
town. She Jabbered In her native
tongue gladly with her friends, and her
English, that chauce might call into
use, never Intruded on the ground with
which Mrs. Mason had tampered. The
excitement of her experiment added
quite a little Interest to the usually
monotonous work of training a green
girl, and Mrs. Mason taught her many
mysteries in salads and soups that she
bnd heretofore kept ns strictly private
knowledge. Christina liml readied thut.
Binge In her development when Mrs.
Miismi could give an order for dinner
nnd go out for nn afternoon with some*
assurance that a palatable, well served
dinner would await her return. She
knew that the time was neur at hand
for the Inevitable announcement, and
so when Christina said, a little more
shyly than some of the former girls,
"My cousin, she got mo place where 1
see her every day; tho woman, she
sny she glad to get girl what yon
nmtioj she liuve your girl anoder time,"
Mrs, Mason answered cheerily:
"All right, Christina, you cnn go
right along. I'll get along without a
girl Tor awhile, hut Mr. Mason Is going
to bring company home tonight, and 1
want a very nice dinner."
Chi'lailuu smiled tt to   willing  au
acquiescence to tier plans and asked,
"What I get for dinner?"
"We'll hnve some ot that nice oatmeal cream, a cabbage   fried   calto,
some souped egg*-, n thicken omelet,
and you may get some of the best oyster cookies fiom the pickle. Mnke
some coffee soup. Christina, und mako
the freeier full,   l think we'll have
soda pie with It."
"All right. 1 do It." answered Chris-
dun willingly. Ami Mis. Mason smiled as she thought of the lady   down
town.   "Now, madam, you're welcome
to the fruit of my labor."
If she  felt the least bit  guilty,  (he
memory of the many hours of envo ami
thought that she had glvoil in llto
(mining of green girls enme to npponsu
her conscience
"1 only wish I could seo tin- other
acts," she said to Mr. Muson. "1 expect to bu lu the tilth myself, but I
feel I shall miss ihe third nnd fourth."
Christina reported bright anil curly
at Mrs. Bonder's, eager to prove herself worthy of her advance, Circumstances compelled Mrs. Bender lo leave
tier entirely to her own devices the
first day, but ou Ihe morning of lho
Becond she came in haste into the
kitchen.
"Christina," she snld, "get breakfast
as quickly as possible. Mr. Bonder
wants to make tbut early train. We
generally want toast, but wo will get
along without It tbis morning, and we
like It rare," she said, pointing lo the
beefsteak.
"Rare!" Christina exclaimed,
"Yes, rare. You understand what
that Is, don't yon v"
"Y-e-s."
"Well, we always take It rare and
our coffee strong."
"You take coffee for breakfast?"
"Always, And we would like it as
soon as possible, Christina."
Mrs. Bender sailed out of the kitchen
and confidentially told Mr. Bender that
the now girl seemed exceedingly stupid or else she had u very peculiar
manner.
"She Is In a constant state of surprise." she added, "and, 1 declare, I
smell bread toasting. 1 told her not
to toust It this morning."
In nu Incredibly short time the
breakfast bell rang, and when the Bender family sat down to the table tbe
look of surprise was transferred from
Christina's face to theirs, for on the
platter lay a fine steak, fresh from the
refrigerator, and In place of tho pot of
steaming coffee sat a pitcher of led
cold lemonade. Mrs. Bender rang the
bell with exceeding energy, and when
untonictbi.fi Chrlo-inn noBwM^ mey
each made n f ran tic effort to convince
the other thnt she was responsible lor
the mistake. Mrs. Bender grew angry,
and Christina resorted to tears, and
while Mr. Bender listened to their confusing explanations ho made his breakfast on toast and lemonade.
Matters grew worse rapidly, and In
spite of repeated and patient explanations Christian's Ideas were In a state
of hopeless confusion, hut neither she
uor Mrs. Bonder ever thought of tho
little woman on the hill ns the author
of all their troubles. At the end of
two weeks Mrs. Bender took a street
car for Walnut hill and, seeking out
Mrs. Mason, usked her if she would not
be willing to take Christina hack. Mrs.
Mason artfully hesitated a moment
and thou consented.
"I am so relieved." Mrs. Bender snld,
"for 1 keep her In tears half of the
time, nud she seems so- anxious to
please me. I can't understand how
any one can be us stupid us she is."
So Christina euine hack, and for four
years she did faithful service In Mrs.
Mason's kitchen, mid for the first time
in ber life thut Ingenious little woman
did not live In constant fear of "anoder place down town."—Whnt to Eat
Th« lliat (ir?- of 1-It lij nt-i tt*.
Etiquette Is a form of fashion more
Important than style In dress, for the
reason that the varying codes of manners have Influenced morals, something changing the cut of a coat cannot be said to have done. When etiquette demanded that a gentleman accept a challenge or acknowledge himself a coward lu tho minds of Ids fellow citizens, it encroached sharply
upon ethics. Now that it has gone out
of fashion to kill, gentlemen lind small
difficulty In keeping the sixth commandment. The less formal etiquette
becomes tho less wanton taking of Ufa
there Is nuiong those wlio consider
good breeding of consequence,
As the civilized nice now stands either man or woman can be roflned, regardless of sliu|ie of hat ho or she
wears. This was due In any century,
hut 200 years ago nud back of thnt
period a gentleman ami lady could, according to approved etiquette, gobble
food with their hands from a common
dish set In the center of the dining table and filled with the entire fashionable bill of fare prepared for the occasion, iinuei'nlly we now acknowledge
such proceedings to be "bnd form" ami
In so doing pronounce ourselves two
centuries removed from the table manners of swine and one (mint away from
(bat brute, no matter how similar to
him our turn of mind may remain In
some other respects.—Nullontil .Magazine.
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IN THE HIGHWAY-
Two  im-n  t-uzid al  Itn.- si-lf-same Htor
That gleamed out through the uigiit;
One miw  u  wondrous world alar,
One huh  u pulut uf light.
Tha wind blew thrutmh the swaying trees
Ami  stirred tlie m-imsce there;
And um- li< u'rd woudroufl mcludlei,
One hut  lhe swish of air.
Look tor the
And one of them  wna rich nud proud,
Whuui  peupla served  for bread)
And  une  pule f.-iilliletl   whom  Ihe crowd
Will hoitt'i   when he's deud.
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Office nt RcBl-Jei.ee, Irittslronx Ave.
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DOUGLAS LAY
Licensed Provincial Assayer
Uts .null) Ilill, .lull,,., nml Ii.-I .i.-.tS'i,' to
llto North star Mi,,:,,.. aany, malted, will
n.it ii  l.tiiih.., |.-s. 11,11.   ]>ro,a*i„ attataloi,
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INSECTS CARE  FOR YOUNG,.
I'rovltloui  Mini*, for Food Supply Kurlng
Drink Home Beer
Kn
S).,i..,..|,Li!   ...irU..
ydltls,     grasshoppers
It is Pure
it is Healthy
It is the Best
^^^^^^^^^ and lo-
liets uml beedles, like the
poor fly, arc killed by tha frost.
Millions      of  ogtfa   luiil   been  hidden,
however,      in  thu ground;   ur  in tlm    ■**-*,       — i      r* • rt
bulks of trees Lu furnish tho supply   (-i   SfpPlP RfPAVItlflf I YI
of next year.    All of these are out-   ri* ^ICUL DVCVl lllg CU
doors,    uud thu balmy winter Is especially grateful.    Beatles exhibit a
wonderful Instinct in caring for their | i^6*ftf!t»t*frM*t*»*J-3-l-*9,*-J*9*ii
holplass young,    Among certain species a ball uf suitable material   fur
fund is made, und the pggs uru
ed ^^^
ng
the voracious appclllo that characterizes Lho beetle from the start, as
tho    funnels    know  very   well.     Th.
burying     or    sexton   bu
their    eggs   in     tho bod
birds or field mice, The bodies nnd , - ,„,ai„3fmfWwt«ttW, j
eggs    are    carefully burled nnd tlm   SJ J*
nowly-hatchod boeUe, ns a result    or, If.  when you are hungry unit want
this   maternal forethought,   finds   a j S
store     of fuud waiting him when In  1
iht; spring the sun stirs the budding  ffi
life mid by its strange alchemy bids , JJJ
It come forth.   Butterflies and moths  M „,, ,,. , T
,„■„ victims of tha first frost. Both i When you are thirsty and want a S
lay ess* in a suitable feeding ground J |°°'Ld.L"k K" l0 ",e Knst ?
during   the    early    summer.     The,* [u hn lvlun,y„„Im.ill CrBnl)rook J
stop ut the Bast Kootenay,       ft
 1 EAST KOOTENAY |
•d   into     it,  providing in   tho spring   |   HflTpl .«
lonioLhing    to eat near  at bund  lor;*   II" I LLidi ti,
CRANBROOK, B. C. |
-uetles "deposit j I   »««• ************ «*<*< S
.odles of dead  X      PBTBR MATIII.SiiN, Proprietor. X
n goofl menl go to the East ■-)»
Ki'Otenny. *
When you  nre lired nnd want a J
good rest y;o lo the ICast Koo- m
tenay
■lied larva or enlerpillnr eats
voraciously, gorging itself until It
can eat no more. Finally it spins a
cocoon and mnkes ready fur winter.
Through ihe cold Benson It apparently slumbers iu Its snug quarters,
nourished by the plentiful store of
food it accumulated when a caterpillar. At the proper time ft emerges
us a gorgeous butterfly, ready tu be
the element of henuly it ever is
among tin; summer Holds.
Spiders store away no food supply
for tho winlor. Quuntltlos uf eggs
uru   la ill      and     an!  carefully stored
away in velvety cobweb sacks, Impervious to nny but the most sovero
weather, nml eminently snug when
there has been no excessive cold.
*\*Z*t&* (tfif*n>HJ*****-MV
Firewood
George Laurie has wood
of all lengths. See him
before buying.
John W. Wolf
Boot, Shoe and
Harness Maker
Allkiiitis
Salt Water FUtt.
The number of species of fishes 1IT-*
Ing habitually In the salt waters of the
world cnn only be approximately estimated, probably about 10,000. Those
•classed us "shore fishes" live, as a rule,
-close to tho surface und ner.r the land
■and aro well known to the salt walei
angler In his outings ns the wt-nkllsh,
-striped Iihsh, kiiigilsli, etc. Of thetdiora
iflshea there are nbout 4.000 species.
The "pclngic fishes," or those which In-
thablt the upper waters of the sens, nre
■relatively few In number. The "deep
*ea fishes," which live In depths vary-
;lng from 200 tu 2,500 fn thorns, cnn not
Ibe even approximately est I mn ted, at
*oew species are being constantly di*
itev-tfed.-i'ioid mid Stream* ,
linn. -Sv-Jliov I inline itiui  DtiiiUh llkli'lt-N,
The Hun. Sydney Fisher's Jbjoiit in
coming to this country un his present   Visit   is  to open the evesHf fUCh
u thing i.e possible -- of thu English
Importers of fnodatufTs, Saya tho London correspondent of The Toronto
Telegram. UuL tli.ro ure other countries besides Canada that ure liylliR
tlm .-untie thing, und to a certain extern     they    seem tu have Bucceoded	
better tbnn Canada. I
Sume   English   funnel's   hnvo      JltSt   01(1 StlGCS ItlfltlU I1CW.
returned from Duninurk,  where tb. /     - . . ... .,
have been on n luur Inspecting  Don- 01 rCp.Hnilft.    UlVC llll' 0 Call.
' ish dairies. The co-operative    dairy, 	
lln-*].-, said to be tho largest in tho-
I world, they w.;ro particularly hnpre-i-
| sed with. Tills    dairy Is owned      by NIHIL!!
forty    Danish    (armors,    wlio    send     x',,Vl' f ' ",'",,-v *•>"■■ ■"»-- ■wi''1"-*-"*' «'lll lie
j nearly 100,000 pounds of buLter   tor.jS'ft'^ m,!™'
treatment daily. "   ' ....
Tho Cu-opt'l'alivo movement In Don-
I mark at tho last reLurn show's a to-
j tul of 8117    societies,    with i.lO.Xtl.
members, rather good showing, con-
j st during that the whole population
of Denmark is only half that of London, Last your alono their exports i |,(,t Dxcecillne tn nny ono cajia 30 uUlea In lenalli,
in pigs, bacon, butler and eggs withiionrolsotncniisiriiet own nndmieratB
amounted to over Xlo.OiiO.OOO, tlio icieRmih anil telephone lines for the una of the
whole of the profits going into the public, nml tn ptmcrato, (rnnmnlt nail ileal in
farmers' bauds. olewrleliy ami eleolrln pnwc
All  milk must,    by law, bo healed I    Untid Dccoiiibe
to     180-  Valir.   before  leaving      the
Onni|inm
a pi.'M'iii iim- nf railway thonci
ihi'i'iy ami
Wfwlerly hy Uin North ICnotonnj
k tna pnh
Inn lho K.uitetiay lllvorln llritltl
waiui Wnnlnor mnl tin* Interna
III l.Illlll.lll
\, ..iin luitlinrllynlHOtncnustriuit
iiclienfr.il
any mlnti mi Dm prn]«wud llm
dairies. All cattle are killed under
thu eyo of vetorlnnt'los, the meat
. being attorwiirds slumped according
I to (|iiali1y, so thut lhe purchaser
knows exactly what ho Is paying for,
niul, lust ly, the excursionists were
surprised to receive practical demon-
si rations ut thu Iloyal Veterinary
Oollogo ili.it many diseases ..t horses
fur which lu this country slaughter
Is  considered  I Iin only  course,      aro
there successfully treaty and curodt
9th, una.
Walter Dnrwlok,
Collnltor lur Applloant,
Nelson : Tent: and
Awning : Factory
THEO. JV1ADS0N, MOR.
For time talilss oils! lull loloriimtino, .'all ,.„
or atldrcM ns'Hri'st local agent.
R. J. COYLE CE.COLEMAN,
A. U. I'. A. Agent.
.,,„,,msiT. B.C. Cranbrook
3. S. CARTER, II. P. A., Nclr.0,1. II. C.
Spokane Falls &
Northern R'j Co.
Nelson & Ft. Shephard R'y Co.,
Red    Mountain    Raihtav   Co
The only nil rati tome between all
points Eiiat, West ami South to....
ROSSLAND,
NELSON „„,,
Intermediate Points,
Comiectlti** „l
Sl'OKANE with the
Great Northern, Northern t'.-idfic
and 0. U. cc N. Company.
Nelson  wiih Steamer for  Kaslo
and  All Kootenay   Lake-  Points,
Myers Falls with Stage Daily for
Keptililic, and
Connect, dntl-
At    BosshurR   Statrc   Daily   fur
Grand Forks and Greenwood.'
If. A. JACKSON, lie,,. Pas*. A-l.
Surveys
Land Purchases,
Pre-Emptions,
Mining Claims,
Etc., made by contract.
THOS. T. McVtniE, P.L.S.
P. 0. Fori Sleele, 11. C.
Woo
I h.ivt* guod wood ol all lengths*
Leave orders at Townsilc oilier receive prompt attention.
Richard .Stewart
JAMES OREER
Contractoi)
mul Builder   „*
All wurk (iiitrnnteed.   Bee us before
yuu Iniilil.   It will pay ymi.
Crmilmiiik, I'. C
There arc a few points lo
he considered in building.
Good work.   Good   Material
and the price.
Have yen taikcil wild nnyone nlmtii building?
Come nnd fcc mc nr lei me nee you, ll may
dn us hotli ({nod,
G. R. LEASK
Contractor. Printing is Our Business....
When you want printing done right, that will
please you and your customers, give your order
Fo The Herald Office
GENERAL SUMMARY.
We nre vt-ry illghtly ili»nm*d
From the mmlipei who uiigud
Ititlii't pteliiitorlc i-liiy.
Wliuso drew lite limm-st bow-
Kan his brother down, yuu know,
Al wi- run men down lodny.
"I'nwii," tin Ont oi nil iii* rut,
IM tin. intmmoth tin io (tv*
On till lak  in till .m-,
Btolfl tlie iliidlnt . su."..
At.' it.c -i<imiiy olhen iliw,
pled  uut took ui.' Diihi grit*
Wh
ll.ey i
itched tii.- relml»i \>m\t*
0 lln- kkel.b hit own,
 be ..IIlnl, Hull,
Ml,., uiiuii ihmlil I
KTit hi J      "? j
i i
-ti
1;
(Amp
tii Um ,i
ut ..I H
ictor Uiii
i*l million*
'lo compt
Wain h.i
on Km).
alki o|
1,1 ol  11,11
I'haruut
■ iwurt cirtllinit
Tlmi Un*
Do not .!t
rtlrhi in
■I with a
m i sliu
t) thing
before.              '
At ll Wll in Hie h
li todij official ni
Aud tth-ill bu lun
ginning,
tliiK
-ftud'yird Kipling.
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} THE LOSS of *
J THE HUAFA
\t
I
By t\ Qu&d.
Copyright,   1901,   by C. B. Lewis.
I It Is now 20 years since the marine
tragedy at Valdlvla, a port lu Chile,
end lhe mystery surrounding the affair ls not much clearer than It was tho
day after It occurred. At midnight
oue dark und rainy ulght a Spanish
man-of-war named tho Huafa and carrying a crew of 40U men entered the
buy nt slow speed, Intending to anchor
within half a mile ot the wharfs. Of a
sudden sho was almost lifted out of tlu-
waters and canted over on her beam
ends, and something was felt to scrape
along her whole side and keel. There
wns instant alarm throughout the
whole ship, but before a single mnn of
the watch below could reach the deck
the Huafa turned turtle and went
down In 00 feet of water. The suction
carried down all who were on deck,
nud of that whole crew only 14 men escaped With their lives:, nnd among them
wns not one Blnglo otHccr, xney were
all agreed that the bows of the ship
were suddenly lifted to un angle of 4.ri
degrees apd lhat nfter a few seconds
Pbe was twisted to port, and they heard
the suapplug and crushing of wood aud
Iron.
It wna nt first believed that the Hun-
fa had struck und run upon a submerged wreck, but after a vain search fur
Yji-OO--'
Along the bottom for a distance of three
lulled nud had then taken ber out to
sen. Just oil' the entrance of tbe port
the water deepens to iim) feet and it
was cuiiilmled that she bad been carried Into this basil) to lie burled under
the ooze, 'lhe commission of Inquiry
clum-d ii*- labors much more befogged
m tin- UiiOii Hum at the start, and li
Mas mil believed that anything further
Would over be beard nf (he craft. Nothing over has been directly, but many
things have come to light io mm further tangle the mystery BUri'Otllldlng
ber. A yeni' an.l a imii Inter uud nn
far to the m>nib as the mouth uf Ihe
gulf of I'niieovai'o nue of tier   bouts
wns found Hon ling, lm gripes bnd rotted from llie davits and freed It. TIiIn
dltl not prove Hi.' position of the lost
II iiii fa, hut It siiiisiiid tunny minds
that slie must be drifting southward.
Three IllOlltllH lnlcr sume uf her boxetl
Stores drifted ashore uu the Islands,
•lui) utiles to the soiilh, and six weeks
alter (his tind ami still to the until h
home of her cabin furniture was pick*
ed up by u whaler, This il.ii-.uiit wns
Without barnacles, proving thai It had
Hot long been alloat. It was concluded
from this tbat tho Huafa wus still
creeping along the bottom, the plaything of tlie current, uiyl Hie last find
made almost settled the question. A
second boat und more wreckage wero
washed ashore nlmost as far down as
Cape Horn, and la tho bottom uf the
boat were six liu-lies of liquid mud.
This must have accumulated an sho
floated or crept along the bottom ol
Hie sen, and the chances are thut the
1'i.ai did uot drift above 20 miles after
rising to tho surface.
As to tlie accident in tho hay, It tl
generally believed thnt the vessel
struck a large whale which had entered out of curiosity and thnt In his
pain und fright the giant flsh hud hove
her up nud then thing her on her side,
hut as uo whale had ever been Been In
the buy there Is room for doubt Wreck
or whale or whatever It may hnvo been,
It was Hie cause of one of the gloomiest tragedies of lhe sen. and no ono
can Imagine thnt ill fated craft slowly
creeping down iffound the Ood forsaken point of land which men call Cape
Horn without a sigh of pity for tho
skeleton erc-f that mans its iron decks.
onr or nicii BOATS WAS rot-M- ruurisii.
such an obstruct lea tho Idea was
abandoned. Had nu one been left alive
It would have been set down to a boiler
explosion, but the testimony of thu 14
survivors WOI against such nn accident All were agreed that then, was
no explosion of any sort nud tbnl the
propeller was still revolving us slie nettled down. An tho unfortunate craft
had cost about 98,000,000 and Ibis wan
(be tlrst trip, tin- Spanish government
went in for the most thorough Investigation, Tho depth of Mater W01 "..t
bey.nul the dhera, ami il buoy was set
(n mark lhe npot iih neat- aa might be
until men COUld go dOWQi it "as two
WOCka   later   before   the   divers   wire
ready, ami then a sec 1 mystery was
at hand. Tin. iluiit'u wan net to ha
found millet* or in the neighborhood of
Ibe bUOy.     for lhe tlrst lime  In   the
history ut tbo port it was learned that
Itht'in Man a stltf current running along
ilu. bottom of iim bay, entering from
the north ami going clear around It to
sweep out to sea on the south lido,
I Tlio surface Of tlio hay wan only dls-
turbetl hy wind and tide, and even as
far down as 40 foot no current could be
tell, but tin. Inst 10 toot of water lu-*
foro touching bottom had lhe rush of a
mill race. When this fact Mas made
Hour to tho searchers, they extended
tho Held of tbelr operations. Tho cur-
lent ran strongest as the tide Unwed
lu mid directly in opposition. Tho
]l unfa hml come In on nlmost n full
tide, ami the current Mould theroforo
drift bcr along llie north side of the
Pay, or so It WttB reasoned. As a mat-
terof fact, however,the north shore was
pearchetl without llndlng nny truce of
her. Then a search of tho south shore
followed, and then they hoped to And
the sunken craft lu some eddy near tbe
center. It Wllfl live mouths before the
dlvorfl declared that the bottom was
clear of wreck of any sort
Now came tlie question of what had
became of tbe man-of-M'tir. It did not
seem possible that such n mass of
wood and iron, with the weight of her
puns and stores nml unfortunate crew
added, could he drifted any distance
along the bottom, especially ns the bottom was plentifully sprinkled with
great rocks. There was no other way
to account for her disappearance, however.   Tlio current had bumped ha
(iulirlln   THiii-Mry.
So Important are their artistic merit
nnd historic value that no history of
tapestry Is complete that does not Include a description of their design nnd
execution. For more than 200 years
the exlstenco of the papal manufactory of tnitfi*tpl*M wan unlinewu to tlie
modern world. Documents relating to
Its origin and productions were hurled
and forgotten lu the mass of manuscript In tho famous Barber!ui library
until n very recent date, when they
Mere unearthed by Eugene Mont/* director of the National Ec'ole des Beaux
Arts at r;irts. In the popular mind
ull tapestries are associated with the
Qobelin factories of France.
Curious to relate, not n yard of tapestry wna ever W0V6U by a member of
the Gobelin family. Immortality came
to tin-in from the fact thnt in the middle of the fifteenth century the founder
of the family established n dyehouse
which became famous nud brought
tho proprietors fortune. Descendants
shrewdly transported skilled tapestry
weavers from I'landei's, whose work
Ihey directed niul marketed until tapestry and Gobelin became thou, as 00W,
synonymous throughout the world.—
lit-na hoe's.
EPITOME OPTHE NATION.
lhu Nnti*«   Plcturei ol   Villus-.  in.  Ibal
tt*    MlllUIKll    Kuril)    ll)    lulil:>|..lll-
d.t.ti ,.| Hi«  Weekly  fr.it.
The village correspondent uf one ol
out cuntomporarioH writes: I'he
cheese factor) is running mil blast
Quite ii number mound here attended tamp meeting ou Sunday   Atul.i-
H(Hi's     Ul   CUWI  gave 4.07^  lbs       uf
milk in live (lays Mow is that boys?
due Maxwell bus ih hm- u hand
now  -     $1 Ull |>ci   gal    li   ifl  ljUltB    u
pines for wrestling 'round the corner, our Biitorprlnlng blacksmith n
doing n rushing business, John Williams bus ilu* wall t.i his new burn
nearly completed."
Much items as those aro sometimes
treated wllh darlaluii bj those who
estimate (ho Importance of things
by their si/.-, says Tl>e Ulobe. Others
will see thut ihe writer, iu his art-
loss way, has given us n   picture of
Village      life.     The   COWS   aie   yielding
Well, and tlm cheese factory is running fell blast Put tills into in.ire
pompous language, unit the scoffers
will rend it with interest, "Tho dairy
Industry is one of tbe most important in tJumtdu. The cXporlsufctiee.se
are valued at $20',48B,081 uud of
butter at {n.-tHO.ntia."    Very    well;
tail hoW can ,vi>li keep up Hits business unless the cows ui Smith's corners yield well, and the cheese factory is busy? The blacksmith is doing
it rushing business, which menus that
the local truffle is good, thut the
roads are being freely used by farm:
sis for business or pleasure. This is
exactly the sume sort of Information
ns is conveyed by the news that the
earnings of the tlrand Trunk or tho
Canadian Pacific Railway have Increased by hundreds uf thousands,
The railways could not live without
tlie farms. In itself, the fact thut
John Williams has the wall of his
new barn nearly completed may
seem unimportant; but when we
speak of a general improvement in
farm building.--, wc nre merely di;-
scrlhlng in an abstract way what is
here given in u, concrete form. There
cannot bo a general improvement
without some particular Improvement; nnd this is one of them. A tilled ic sports ure not neglected iu the
village. "It Is quite a place for
wrestling 'round tho corner." This
is purl of a plan of national dofenco,
for no new-fangled gun can obvlato
the lu'i't-ssily for soundness of wind
ami  limb. The (ly  medicine  indicates
attention to domestic comfort, which
is one of tho minks of civilization.
Finally, having worked, wrestled and
advanced the cause of (fivlllzation alt
week, the Inhabitants attend camp
meeting' nn Sunday, So fur from im-
preuing iho -.»K-»<*y<' ot un* correspondent, we have merely padded it
out with big words and commonplace reflections and destroyed it*-
tfomeric simplicity. Our only excuse
is the desire to call attention to a
neglected department of     Canadian
literal ure.
Jfo dinner in Uieturr-
Mastlnl snid Hint he did uot believe
that chance existed iii history, "A cause
must necessarily underlie every event,
uli lit.ugh for tlie inomeut It tuny appear as (he result of apparently accidental circumstances. An Alexander, a
Cfosar, n Napoleon, are not the results
Of accident, but lhe Inevitable product
of lhu time and nation from which they
Ki>rlng. It wns not Cicsar who destroyed (he Roman republic. Tho republic
Mas dead before C(B-W came. Hulls,
Mm his, Catiline, preceded and fore-
shadowed Cn-mir,  but he, gifted wllh
keener insight uud greater genius,
matched the power from them and
concentrated it Id bis own hands.
"Wot there wnw no doubt that he WM
Utter to rule tbnn nil tbu others put together. At (he mime time, supposing ho
had appeared 100 years earlier, lis
Mould not Iiiivb succeeded 111 destroying the republic. When he came (tie
life liail already gone out of It, nud
even Ca-sar's death could uot restore
that."
Cured Hrr Sura Throat.
A Imly m ho Mas visiting ai (ho house
of a friend when nttuckcil thus describes thu unique manner lu which
she relieved a serious ease of sore
throat: "I invoke oue morning with my
throat so sore ami swelled internally
that I could scarcely swallow. 1 did
not like to trouble any one, yet felt that
I must do something for It I hud read
that the fumes from burning sulphur
were good for diphtheria, nud a similar
remedy Unshed ucross my inliid. 1 lit a
match nnd Inhaled the tlrst sulphurous
smoke from It Of courso It made me
cough, but it relieved tho smarting lu
my throat Instantly. While dressing 1
tried two others and went down to
breakfast hoarse, hut the soreness was
gono,"—London Telegraph.
Bleep and Dreams.
A German physlcluu says: "Tbe fact
Is women require a larger amount of
sleep than men. Tho nervous excitability of tho female constitution ls generally greater than Is the case with the
stronger sex, nnd a woman's steep ls
consequently lighter. Her dreams are
more vivid and leave a more lasting
Impression on tho memory. Women
addicted to dreaming usually sleep au
hour longer than those who do uot
dream, for dreams Induce weariness.
Any ono who sleeps without dreaming
rises on the morrow refreshed from hit
couch, which la otherwise not tha
e*"*'1 ,.^m       i ---r   - -
Not  the  lint nf the  Kind.
Mr. Henry J. Morgan of Ottawa
says thul the monument of Oi.urn
Nictrit is mil the inst tribute of that
kind ii, q woman,    it- says that on
Mutch 2-ith, 1870, Mr, White, one
of ihe members oi Cape Breton, In
the House Of Assembly gf thnt Province, drew the attention uf thnt
bo.ly to an act of great heroism
which bad been displayed ity u little
girl iiani.it Catharine Crowley at
I'ligwiush, in the Conuty ol Cumber-
laud, whii'h bud cost her her life, and
he moved that the (Jovcrnment he
authorized to ereel * suitable memorial stone over her remains, The resolution was adopted, and in the
sume your a tnurbla block, surmounted by ti cross, and resting on a
granite  base,  was dlllj   dedicated    to
Ii.-r iu tho local remoter)*,    On    the
cross (ire Hie Win its. "lu Mt-iuW-
iuia," and on tbe dice of Ilu- stone
the following Inscription; "Catharine Crowley lies beneath this sod, u
victim to frntcrnul love, Having
rescued u yotuigor brother ami sister
from Ibe flames Of her parents' dwelling sl,.- oxelnluird; .Mother, UU is
over With 1110 now, but 1 have saved
my  brother and Sister)'    Slie expired
iw.ni*. four hours after, Oclobei 16,
IflttP. ugiil lii years, 'Greater love
no man hath known " On the Bids
of ihe sinn,. is Inscribed: "This
memorial was erected by the Legislature of Novu ScoIlu." Mr Morgan deserves thanks for reminding us
of this most Interesting bit of history,
Slot if., of   I l,s   «„)«
Country boys would bo amused at
some of the Hinuige mistakes mude
by city boys, On Saturday irfter-
i).n.n it youngster sun a couple ol
haystacks up at Exhibition Park,
imti culled to ins father "Papa, see
lhe big b.v hlVW." He hud never
seen u haystack bofore.
At the 10xhihliii.il lust y.-nr a alt*
i/.eti look his sun to sue the poultry
When ihoj ramo to the geese tha hoy
Bald: "Oh, see the swans." He hud
nover    seen    ,-,    common barnyard
goose, while he was quite familiar
With the swans over at Contro Island.
A Toronto boy in Muskoka, who
had been singing "Rule Britannia,"
got liis father lo explain lhe meaning of tin* line telling how Britain
"arose, arose, arose from out the
aswro main." Paddling along ufier-
wards they came upon a bars rock
island, about fifty foot square, jutting abruptly out of the water, ami
the youngster naked: "Father, is
that nbout what Britain was liku
when it first rose out ot the water?"
Ibe Ottlcit roaiinmur,
A few weeks ago, Amollofiburg,
Prince Edward's County, Ontario,
claimed to have tlie oldest postmaster in thu Dominion, if nut in tbu
Empire, in the person of Mr.   Owen
Itobliu. This might be su ad to age,
but Dundee, Huntingdon County,
Qiiel.ec, claims to have the postman-
ter who has longest held ollice
Lieut.-Col. David Baker, postmaster
of Dundee, Quebec, who was appoint'
ail postmaster on December 2nd,
1H44, receiving his commission from
tho   Imperial   Government at    the
hands of William, Karl nf Lonsdale
Ho hus consequently held oflice ubuui
one month lunger thun Mr. Owen
lioUISl
Canadian Pacific Railway Lands
I'he Canadian Pacific Railway Company control a large area of the choicest farming and ranching lands
in the Kootenay District. I he price- range from $1.00 to $5.00 an acre, the latter being for first-class agricultural lands,    These- lands are readily accessible hy the Crows Nest Pass Railway.
Ki
Terms of Payment
The as's't.'s'.'ii. umount ol principal and inl rest, except in the
CBIC of land- under $2.51) an acre, is divided into ten instalment* as
shown in lhe inhls- below; the first tn be paid al lite time nf pur*
chase, tne KCOtld sine year from dale ul the purchase, Ihe third in
two year* and go nn.
The following table shows tin- amount nl the annual instalments
nn Kill aires 81 diflt'rcnt prices under lhc above conditions:
IMI tiers at {2.(0 per iii. Isl instalment S.V1.1.5 ,1 equal inlal'ts al S5II.IKI
.1.11(1     •• "    ,          7I.-HI »              60.00
.1.511     •• .1               81.90 "              70.00
..llll     1. "               I5.H5 "              K0.00
...Ml      •• "                107.8.1 »               90 00
5.00     ■• "                19.85 »             100.00
mbel"lev is ''"•' -,lis'ncss uml sliippinR point for Ihe
J North Star and Sullivan mines.
DEAL & 0LLWELL, Townsite Agents.
Cranbrook is ",c (''v's",na' I"""' "' -nc Crows Nest Pass
Railway and the commercial centre of  Si nllt
l:asl Kootenay.
V. HYDR BAKER, Townsilc Agent.
For further informal inn npply to iij;imiIs iis iilmvc ur la
A. TAYLOR, District Land Agent, Nelson, 11. C. or
Lands under $2.50 per acre are sold
nn shorter time.
DISCOUNT POR CASH
If the land is paid fur in lull at the
time of purchase, a reduction from the
price will he allowed equal It, ten per
cent nn lhc amount paid in excess ut tbe
usual cash Instalment.
Interest at siv per cent will be
charged in over due Instalments,
The Company has also lots for sale
in the iollowintt lown sites in Easl Kootenay: F.ltso, Cranbrook, Moyelle, kitchener. Creslun and Kimberley.
The terms of payment are one*1hird
cash, anil the balance in siv and twelve
months
1
KitClieilCr is in lhe center of the great
Iron range and the gateway to the While
lir.u.si- iiinm-r fit-Ills.    .1. I. Ill Util-lS
Iron range mm mc K
Qrousc copper (ields.   J.
T. IUII..il.SS,
owns lie Agent.
F. T. GRIFFIN, Land Commissioner, Winnipeg.
9
The Cranbrook
Lumber Co.
Saw and Planing Mills
:::AT
CRANBROOK, B. C.
-AM,   KINL.S   Of-
Rough and 1
Dressed Lumber, I
Dimension Lumber, *
Shingles and
flouldings.
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Newly  l'miiialieil
L. B. VanDecar, Prop.
Cralihrnok, II. C.
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«• \v The hcsl ol accomodations
eaO ing A for the traveling public.
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McHAIION  BROS.,
Proprietors.
Cranbrook
Livery S
GEARY & DOYLE,
Proprietors ** ** jt
Teams am. driver, furnished for any
point tn the district.
HARRV FA1RFIP.U)
Manager   .*   j*   j.
BRICK
We have a stock of
Common Brick,
Pressed Brick,
Fire Brick
and Tile
Those wanting chimneys, lire
places, boilers lined, or any job
work in the brick line call on
Geo. R. Taylor.
A HOME FROM HOME!
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Cosmopolitan
Hotel S S
Cranbrook, British Columbia.
THE MOST HANDSOME. DINING   ROOM IN THE EAST KOOTEtAT
Good Table and Every Accommodation.
American Drinks, Leading Brands of Liquor*
and Schlitz Famous Beer dispensed by the popuUr
bartender, Charley Armstrong.
J.R.DOWNES,Prop.
Robinson & McKenzie.
Saw and Planing Mills
All Kinds Of
Rough and Dressed Lumber
Do You Sell Liquor????
It so, don', buy   1)1 M  TIF^D    The Only Wboltulc LI-|Mr Dailar la
ualllyouiec.    I   l.l.l IT.K    South Bail koekoiy.    Wrlu tor PrlM,
Cranbrook, B. C •* * *
PELTIER is also agent for
T. LEEL & CO. SftSS HAY AND OATS
This is the supply point (or South East Kootenay.
Cranbrok
Hotl s &
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(iik'-iii. Comfort I Specialty
(hmd Stabling In ComccUsi
Nearest to rallioad ami ilc|iot.    Has arrntnmiHla-
liuus  fur the  public  unrqnailed  in  Cranbrook.
JAMES RYAN
 Proprietor      j
Improving On Nature
Is one oi the (unctions ol the tailor. By his art he makes
up for -leiicicncics of shoulder, chest, etc. It is our business
to do that, and more. We not only make periect littinf-
garments which set off a good figure and improve » poor
one, but we put material in our suits which some tailors
would not think oi selling at  less than double our price.
Leask & Henderson
The aoth Century Tailors, Cranbrook, U. Cj :., .....................
REID & CO.
Balance ol Blouses and Skirts at bargain
prices to make 100m tor our  spring stock.
A few goad lines left.
Bargains in heavy winter suits, Pea lackets
and Men's and Bov.s Overcoats.   Call in.
REID & CO.
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TATE
The Jeweler.
I Ittep a Urge and varied
stock ol
Watches, Clocks,
Silverware and
Novelties.
If yuu buy ol Tate and it
is not right, Tate will
make it right
Official Watch Inspector lor
Crow* Neil dlviefun C. I'- I'
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j      LOCAL   NOTES      J
Su house slu.nl.1 be without Kilfyre.
Archie Currie curim iu fruui I * I It u lust
Thursil.iy for a brief rest afler several
days illness. He lias been decorating
tb* interior of the new Melbourne holel
recently opened by 11. 1.. Stephens,
Arrangements have been completed
for ibe Odd Fellows ball wbieh ia lu be
held  ur it  Monday  evening.    Tickets
aboulil be purebred iu advance lo s*tve
Confusion and trouble They are ou -nit-
at various stores in the city,
Mr hikI Mrs. J, Breckenridge came
■ Isi.vn fiom Morrissey Sunday lo attend
ibe .Mclnnes anniversary. They have
returned 10 Morrissey und expect in a
few days to leave for an extended visit
to eastern Canada ami Ibe States.
Une nf the most enjoyable card part It*
ot the season was given by Miss Dolly
Walt at tlie home of Mr aud Mrs. Wii-
liiun   Bdwards   lam   Friday   evening.
About 35 guests were present and euchre
was the feature.   It is needless to say
(but everyone had a good lime and all
voted Miss Watt nu itleal hostess
"Curly" Hamby was up from Morrissey the nasi week hobnobbing wilb old
friends,      "Curly"   has just   recovered
Q. P. T1SDALE,
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Cranbrook
Candy Kitchen •
Carrie, iico>„i>lelestock of J
Candies, Fruits, Nuts, J
Biscuits, Pipes and j
Tobaccos. oivt us a can [
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To save time is to lengthen Iiie
Singer
bewmg
Machines
Save Time
c.
R. Palmer,
Manufacturer's Agent.
Fire and Life Insur'ce
Cranbrook, Ii. C.
Vroom & Dezall
Blacksmiths
Horse Shoeing
j Carriage Repairing and
; Qeneral Jobbing....
11,1,side llnl.i
Attended is,.
Proaitill)  .
East Kooienay
Bottling Co.
Aerated Waters
Of all kinds.
Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,
Ginger Ales, Etc.
Soda water in siphons.    The  most
economical way lo handle it*
Picked  Up About the  Cily   by  Asking
Questions uf Many  People.
Kilfyre is Kiug
I,t-ni opens ut-xl Wednesday.
A Julliife  visited Macleod this week
Kilfyre meets 20th ceulury conditions
11.    P.   Junes   ol   Klko, was  in   town
Monday.
Mrs.   II.   Murphy  returned Irom Fort
William last Sunday.
Messrs, Reid and Hamilton of Moyie,
w r-' hi town Tuesduy.
Coiistuble Dow of Klko, wna in town
yesterday on ofliciol business.
I-i. W. ISlwell n( Kimberley, spent
several tluys in town this week.
Kev. McKUlop ol l-elhbridge, is visit
iug Mr. uud .Mis. Qeorge Uieniner.
Bat ten burg lessons given,
.Mrs, R, Vroom.
l'rest, the photographer,*lefl for Fernie Monday for bin periodical visit.
Batleuhurg lessons taught and pattern)
fuiuishetl. Mrs. R. Vroom.
Mr, Smith of Fort Steele, came over
Monday lo utteml lhe Mclnnes auniver*
stiiy.
Dr. Honnell of Fernie, and Dr. Keith
of Elko, were Cranbrook visitors Ibis
week.
Don't forget the Athletic club opening
tonight,     Read  the  pro^iant  in  this
The weather tbe past two weeks lias
been n dream' of delight--to lhe skating
rink man,
Mrs. II. I'. McMillan came down Irom
Marysville Saturday in spend Suuday in
Cranbiook.
Misses   Carililf   anil   Arnold   give
dauclng  and  card parly tonight at Odd
Fellows hall.
Mr. uud Mrs, F. R. Morris entertained
ii number of their friends at cards lasl
Tuesday night,
G. II. Miner has secured the contract
for tbe plumbing in the new C. 1'. R.
hotel at Sirdar.
Mrs. F. Dickinson ami baby returned
from Russland hist week afler an extended visit with friends,
Mr. and Mrs. G. W, Hull and Mrs. A.
II. McKenzie of Marysville, were shopping in Cranbrook Monday.
Mr. anil Mrs. R, F. Chapman entertained a number of friends on Tuesduy
evening at progressive whist.
Miss Palmare 1ms returned from Port
S eele where she has been with her ais-
ifi-in-law. who was quite ill.
Liberality based on equitv characterizes
''•it- policies ofthe Mutual Life Assurance
may of Canada. 1'almer.
' us Vromau has added some very
attractive hnpioveiiienls lo the refreshment booth of the Weutworth hotel.
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1 mild attacK of small pox,   but  It
bemoaning lhe loss uf the Hotel de Mor
rlssey, of whicb he was sole proprietor,
and which lhe government saw tit tu
.urn as a precaution against ibe spread
f the disease.
Tom Cavlu is in receipt of a letter
from Jinniiie McNeil, who will be remembered by 11 host of* Cranbrook
friends, in which he says lhat he lias
just started in tu wurk at Wallace, Ida
ho, after quite au extended trip through
the const slates. Jlmmie nays that he
lias :i good position and addi that he
"will do well if he makes money."
Thomas Crahan, the agent for the
Wardner Townsite, and the best town-
site,agent.that ever struck tbe country
passed through Cranbrook Tuesday on
his way to Klko and Frank, Alta , 011
business, Since leaving Wardner Mr
Crahan has been interested iu several
enterprises tbat have carried him from
Paris to the Klondike. At present he is
living in Seattie.
Fred Williams, an employe at the
King I,umber company's mil), met with
uu accident last Thursday which incapacitated him for work lor several days.
He was getting out logs on a steep side-
bill, when one of them in some manner
got away horn him, and in rolling down
lhe lull struck Mr. Williams and indicted several painful but not serious
bruises. He was brought to the St, Eugene hospital where a few days' rest
rendered him fit for work again.
■nth to it New York refinery.
A V-ilcan smelter is being erected at
Ferguson, It. C
There will be a rush to the Horse Fly
country us soou as spring opens.
H. M. S, Condor is still missing. Both
English and American war vessels are
looklug for bet
Rouland'i   ore shipments last week
Weit ;» fllO tOM
Slocan Ua« I inetl tbe list ot Kootenay towns having a hockey club,
R. A. Brftdlbaw, one of Slocan'l old
timers, was elected Mayor ot that place
last week.
in Nelson children must be vaccinated before being allowed to attend lhe
public schools.
Tbe Stiver Qiance mine at Hear bike
has made a shipment ol a car of high
grade ore and has another ready,
The pay roll ol tbe Sullivan Mining
company which h erecting tbe Marys-
vllle smelter In Km Kooienay, was $8,-
OOli Uut nm ul..
Father Fit." II.   Irwin,   well   known
throughout the Kooienay'a and Boundary, has returned to England 10 reside
permanently.
Over a thousand tons of ore dally will
be sent out by ihe Granby mines hereafter
The iloaanzi, up above Gladstone]
has begun shipments of me 10 the
Oranby smelter
Altnough the price of copper is still
pretty well ilown--tbout 12 cents—
not a mine In the H nimlarv country has
yet been closed on acc-mut of the reduction, nor it there prospect ol any.
W.  J.   Goepel,   provincial  auditor,
came lu from Nelson on Monday night
10 lustal the new gold commissioner.—
Revelstoke Herald
been ordeiod and are expected io come
to hand any day.
"The tracks of the  Canadian   Pad He
railway have  been   extended   right  to
the  smelt
site
iiitl    ail
passenger
Bourne Bros., of
New   Den
er have
assigned.
There   Is   a   case
of   small
pox   In
Nelson.
trains gtitng and coming from Klmberley now stop at Marysvllle,"
Asked when operations would be resumed on ilu- Sullivan mine be replied
"iin February 1st work will be leaumed
on on 1 piopeilles, wheu a   force ci HO
L.eU drill   be   pt.l   lo   wotk   ULllr.t   Supti
Red ley, According lo tbo leport ot j
competent engineer, whom the company employed spec la Ly foi the purpose,
time aie t»|)5,0UU tons of o,e blocked
oui In our Milne ready fur sloping, lle-
I sides this theie mus*. be In the uelgblior-
iioo.i of r.n,nun 10111 oi ore ou the
dumps. So you can fee lliat there will
he plenty ol ore lor the l.Ml ton suieltei
which we are pulling up. At the same
time tbe Intention Is to do cii.Muin woik
for ibe other mines of Kist Kootenay,
as wc desire 10 assist in the development of thu country, When we timt
thai the capacity ot ISO ions is um sufficient for current demands we Intend
to add another ISO tons capacity to oui
plant,
"A heady wc have out 600,000 feel ol
Lumber at nur saw null which lias nil
been used in the smelter and lis accessory buildlugs, It is being consumed
now as last as it can be cut and hauled
Altogether we will have expended over
sjaoo.QOO when ihe smaller and refinery
begins operations, to say nothing of
wtiat lias been laid oui iu lhe development of the mine.
"The low pi ice ol lead has caused us
110 apprehension, as wc feel certain
lhat ll will nol be long before it will
rise again. Ilea Ides when all our plans
are carried out 10 a conclusion and we
turn the ore into bullion, the bullion
Into pig lead, and the pig lead iuto
witlle lead, we are certain of a good
profit. We believe In ibe axiom that
ihe Lml helps those who help the-..*
selves," concluded Col, Saunders.
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Johnson-Sinclair.
Married, at Richmond, Quebec, oft January 28, 1902, Mr. George Johnson,
of Cranbrook, 11, C, and Mrs. Mar
garet Ellen Sinclair, of Richmond.
Kev. Dr. Kellick oilicialiug.
The bride and groom visited Montreal
a day, and then left for their future
home in this city, arriving Sunday
morning. Mr. Johnson is one of the
popular engineers ou the Crow, and
Monday he wus kept busy receiving congratulations from his ninny friends.
le'jg
CHARLES I>. CAMPBELL
Undertaking And
Embalming
Graduate of Champion college of U, S
Office and stote. Aiken Mock,
near Canadian H«nk of Commerce, Cranbrook, 11 C
tlphnlslcrlnx and Hunt'ml l-iimitiirc Repairing
Will attend to any work i
The London .Mutual Eire Ins, Co'y, of
Canada has paid iu losses $2,900,000,
C, Ross Palmer, Agent.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Sidney Arnold entertained a numher of friends at their
pleasant home  on   Wednesday evening.
Mclliiile Brothers recently sold a large
order to people iu Alberta. Tills is an
Indication of how Cranbrook trade is extending.
Word has been received by friends of
Miss McCalluni that she is confined in
the hospital at Fernip with inllaniatory
rheumatism.
Iv. C. Smith, M. I. A., mine over
from his ranch Saturday nnd left Sunday
for Vancouver to attend the Liberal convention which is being held today,
The Masons of Cranbrook are contemplating tlie giving of a ball immediately
after Kent. It is the intention of that
order to unike the ball a grand success.
Assistant Passenger Alieul Ii J. Coyle
of Vancouver, andJ.S. Carter, district
passenger agent, with headquarters
nt Nelson, were in Cranbrook Tuesday.
Mr. Sheridan, who was injured in a
runaway at Klko lust week and brought
lo the St, Eugene hospital, is improving.   Mrs. Sheridan came down Monday
to see him
Mr. and Mrs. W. F, Tate gave a literary and musical last Tuesday night.
The evening was In a way an (novation
iistflc.llll Cranli'ronk and was greatly enjoyed
I by all who were present.
done lo Ottawa,
Representative Gailiher went through
Cranbrook last week enrotite to Ottawa,
to attend the session of the Dominion
parliament. He said there were many
matters of Importance that he desired to
bring before lhe house this year that directly effected bis district.
Notice.
There having been no quorum present
u. the lime appointed for the annual
general meeting of the shareholders of
Cranbrook Turf and Athletic association
notice is hereby given that the meeting
will be Held In V, Hyde Baker's office at
8 o'clock on Tuesday evening, February
11. James GUI, Secretary
Metal tyarkcl.
New  York,   Feb,   3,—Copper  barely
steady at 13 S cents.   Lead Steady,
Bar silver, 55%--'.
London,   Feb,    3—Lead    closed   at
Mr. Ki chardsun Called Hast,
It is reported upon what seems to be
good authority that G. H. Richardson,
resident engineer at Cranbrook for the
C. P. R., has received the appointment
of assistant city engineer at Ottawa, to
succeed W. S. Crauston, deceased. If
Ihis is true all The Herald can say is
lhat Ottawa has secured 1 man eminent.
ly fitted for tbe position anil Cranbrook
loses a citizen who wus held in the high
est esteem by all. The change Is n promotion won by merit alone, and Mr,
Richardson's uiauy friends along the
Crow will rejoice over his pood lortune.
BRITISH COLUMBIA NEWS
A large Increase is to be ma le to tbe
C. P. P rolling stock on the Crow's
Nest and Pacific division.
The Crow's Nest Coal company are
shipping 40 cars of coke a week to tbe
Northport smelter.
I'he Payne mine has Installed electric
drills.
Knglneer Blakemore says that the
Smllltameen Valley coal will give 75
per cent fixed carbon.
The C. P- It. will build a new steel
bridge across tbe Kootenay River below Nelson.
The llritish Columbia Coal company
with a capiial of 81,50.1,000 has been
formed to squire all ilic coal In tbe
Kettle liver country.
The 0th annual report of the British
Columbia agricultural department has
been published.
TlieOranhy smelter shipped Its initial car load of ntister copper on the
An Important meetlop of The Mine
Ownner's Association wus held in Nelson
on the 17th.
Tbe opposition at Victoria say they
now control the legislature.
Kosslaud is to spend g'.i.uOt) on Its
water works this year.
The British Columbia legislature has
been called to meet February 80,
Tbe B mndary reduction works smelted 340,390 tons of ore In 1001. Of this
amount the Granby smelter handled
330,828 tons and the Mother Lode
smelter lis I Iti,
Tbe output of the Vancouver Island
coal mines In 1001 was 1,341-350 tons, of
which sixty per cent was shipped to
foreign ports.
In Vancouver the municipal election
was a case of the chuicb vs aaioon ami
strange to say, the church won out by
about Qui) majority.
The total output of the mines of British Columbia during 100] was 880,713,-
01 which la an increase of 25 per cent
over the year before.
Right of way has been granted to the
V. V, Si I* railway and they will bulb)
it once Into the Granby smeller.
The Silver Glance mine at Bear lake
la shipping.
CORRODING WORKS,
Maiysvllle Tribune.
There is no doubt that .Marysvllle Is .1
progressive and go ahead town. Col.
I-., Saunders expressed himself as foi
lows 10 the Nelson Miner.
Marysvllle iu E-tst Kootenny will
doubtless have the honor of turning
out the first white lead lu this province
as It is the Intention ol tbe Sullivan
Group mines, when their smelter aud
refinery Is finished to add corroding
works. The company says It can then
get about 5 cents a pouud for lu lead
luslead of one and ouc-fillb cents, the
present price. Col, K. B. Saunders made
this important anuouiicemcin 10 a Ml net
representative last evening
Out. Saunders has just returned from
Kast Kootenay where be has been look
Ing after the affairs of the. company
and he said that the Intention wa.*, to
complete ihe smelter and refinery by
June 1st and further ou a plant for the
corroding of lead would be put In.
"With a new process Invented recently In Germany," be said, "tbe lead can
can be corroded in two or three days
while formerly the process occupied
from three to six weeks. The plant
necessary for the new process is not
nearly so expensive as with llie old
method. We have looked carefully Into
tbe details of the matter and have con-
concluded thai we might as well gel
rive cents for our lead In the form of
white lead as to sell It for considerable
less in ore or In the form of  pig   lead,'
Asked as to the progress which Is being made with the smelter bu replied
thai the frames of the building for the
smelter are all up and that the (uumta
tlous are nearly completed for thcroast-
ers, "Our Instructions to those erect
Ing the smelter are to push the work
right through the winter no matter
wbat the cost may be. The material
for the furnaces Is coming to band and
It Is being put In position. The fie
brick for the furnaces Is all on the
ground. The calculation is to have the
smelter completed and In full operation
by June lit. Arrangements have been
made for hauling to the smelter
the half million of ordinary brick
which were made recently at a point a
abort distance from the smeller specially for the construction of certain portions of the smelter and lead refinery
plant.
"We are putting In an 8Di)-horse-
power water and cletrlcal plant to furnish the power house Is completed.
The water wheels and generators have
MARYSVILLE    NOTES
1 nuii tin* Marysvitta Tribune
G, II   Miter,   the   pioneer hardware
man came up from Uranbruok Tuesday.
Dr O'Hagan left for Letlibrtdge on
Tuesday, he will be away about a »vcek
Fied Pleper ihe wall piper king ol
East Kooienay Is back iu .Marysvllle
again
Mr Squarebrlggs has disposed of his
new house and lot tu William Small
Mrs. Small ami family 01 or.inl.iook,
will arrive shortly lo join him.
Dr, Bell, government veterinary
surgeon, visited tlm town on inspection
asi Saturday. Ha Is more than surprised with the growth ami prosperity
of the town.
The coldest weather that Marysvllle
has wltncssc.1 this -Muter so far was
Monday morning last. The thermometer registered 35 below zero. That Is
>l iie a change In M:uysville's beatltt-
tu' weather,
N C. McKinstry b.is sacureil the con
tract for hauling 500.000 brlca from the
brick yard to tbe smeller. This Is a
big contract, and Mr. McKinstry intends to get to work al onee so thai he
will be able to take advantage ot the
good sleighing,
E H STiall has secured his commission as postmaster ot Marysvllle, and
the office will be opened In due form as
soon as the supplies arrive from Victoria. C. B, Ueld, the druggist, has
been appointed deputy, and both Mr.
Siiail aid Mr. Reld were
s.vorn in this week ami signed their
bonds.
Tlie people of Marysville will appreciate the establishment of a post olllce
as It lias been long needed, although
the work has been cheerfully attem e 1
toby Mr, Sobalcb, who hai bad charge
of Mr. Raid's store since It opened
Bit ihe town wanted a real post -.flLe,
wkh ali lhe conveniences thai such au
11 .tin,lion Implies.
of the business we arc doing is the
amount of goods we nre using. Besides
our big opening stock we received a !>i<c
car just three days before Christmas.
This lias been sold and another car has
hcen ordered and should arrive about
the first of February.
Don't forget that ottr Hi*. Miner
does fine repairing and upholstering.
. HONEST Q00DS
OUR  MOTTO:' HONBST PRICKS
' HONBST DBAi-INO
KOOTENAY FURNITURE CO. Ltd
J. I». FINK, Secretary.
Next Dour lo Postoffice.
A Morning Stimulan
Ho-tlth is lho foundation of strength and to
insure health one must be careful io eat only
pure and stimulating foods.
As a breakfast dish we recommend Ogilvie's
Rolled Oats.   Once used you'll use no oilier.
Fancy and Staple (iroccrics (~l    '"p
And Crockery *-» •   * •
RS.
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We wisli the people of Cr.mbrook .md South
East Kootenay a Happy new year. Our Mr.
W. D. Hill is now in the eastern markets and
will make extensive purchases for the Biy;
Store. In the mean time come in and see our
bargains in Dry Goods and Clothing.
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• »-,
Have Just Received
A shipment of Naval Oranges and Qrapes.
Don't fail to order early. Our Northern Spy
apples are equalled nowhere in llie town and
are selling at prices to still tlie purchaser.
It is net necessary to occupy space tn talking aboul our staple
They are ALWAYS THE LEST.
KINO MERCANTILE CO.
McBRIDE  BROS.
The Oldest Established Hardware Utilise
of South East Kootenay
Cook Stoves and
Heating Stoves
Come and see our line.   Will make attractive prices to dear.
McBRIDE   BROS.

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