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 THE CRANBROOK HERALD.
VOLUME  IS
CHAN BUOOK,   BRITISH   COLUM HI A,   TIIUKSDAY,   APMIL 1. 1»< »
NO. S
A CANADIAN NAVY
Canada Will Help the Empire In Her Own Way
A good deal has been said ami
written as to what Canada should
do in ilir matter of Imperial naval
defence, Iml on the 80th Sir Wilfrid
Laurier announced the policy of tho
govoranient along these lines which
will lie supported, nut only hy those
agreeing wilh the premier, hut also
hv I hose who ure politically opposed
to liim. Sir Wilfrid's resolution was
as follows:
"Thai (his House fullv recognizes
Die duly ol the people of Canada as
ihey Increase iu numbers ami wealth
to assume iu larirer measure the responsibilities of national defence. The
Mouse rcallirins the opinion repeatedly expressed hy representatives ot
Canada that under the present constitutional relations between the Old
Country and the self-governing dominions, the payment of anv statetl
contribution to the Imperial treasury
for naval aud military purposes
would not, so far as Canada Is concerned, he a satisfactory solution of
the question of defence. That Houso
observed with satisfaction tbe reliet
afforded in recent vears to tbo
taxpayers of the United Kingdom
through the assumption bv the Canadian people of considerable military
expenditure, formerly charged to the
Imperial treasury.
"The House will cordially approve
of any necessary expenditure designed to promote the organization of a
Canadian naval service in co-operation and in close relation to the imperial navy along the lines sun^sied
bv tbe admiralty at the last imperial conference and ln full sympathy
with the view that the naval supremacy of Britain is essential to the
security of commerce the safety of
tlie Empire and the peace of the
world.
"The House expresses its firm conviction that whenever the need arises
tbe Canadian people will he found
ready and willing to make anv sacrifice that is renuired to give the Im-
nerial authorities the most loval and
heartv co-nncration in every movement for the maintenance and thc
honor of thc British Empire."
Mr. Foster entered into the debate
ami the Premier continued, saving in
part:
"But we are not to ho carried
away or stampeded from what has
been the settled policy and deliberate
course which we have laid down by
unv hasty, feverish action, however,
spectacular such action may be. It
Ix-hooves Canadians as free men to
look at the position calmly and deliberately to asceitain where they
were and to determine whether they
should norslst in thc course adopted
long ago.       The tact could not    be
disguised that at present was a
passing wave in which eould he traced aimer, enthusiasm, and fear may-
he calculated bv some to force Canada to depart from her policy uud
contribute at once to the British
navy, The question was not new,
it was a question of the confederation itself. It presented itself in
concrete form in the Imperial conference of |!I0_. The proposition was
then hefore the Canadian dele-rates
that all the safe-governing dominions
should eon tribute to the armv and
navy. This was not viewed hy Canadian ministers witb favor. Tbey
declined to accept it ami presented
lheir view-s of what Canada was firepans! lo do."
Sir Wilfrid then read to the House
ihe memorandum which set forth
that Canada was prepared to develop her own system of defence on
land and seu hut would give no cash
contribution. That was the oosi-
tion then taKen and the minister saw
no reason to depart from It today.
Touching on naval expenditure the
Premier said Canada was engaging
on works of peace but naval defence
must be undertaken upon a line of
action to do for this what had been
done for the militia. It might tu
but was Canada sure whero the beginning and end would come in ratal
matters? The armament cl vester-
dav might he obsolete tomorrow. In
l!td_ training ships were the great
things, hi 1**07 they were not heard
of nud it was a question of armament. Tbe admiralty had suggested
two vears ago Canada should not
contribute to the exchequer but oro-
vide submarines, docks, and torpedoes. The Premier thought that wc
should proceed as with tho militia,
take counsel with the naval defence
carrv it out after our own methods.
Sir Wilfrid then came to his neror-
atiou aud every word was listened to
attentively. He hoped the day
would never come when Canada
would be drawn into the conflicts of
En rope, tint he bad no hesitation in
•'vim: that if that dp*- should eome,
when lhe supremacy of Britain on the
sins was challenged it would be the
(lut- of all the daughters to close
around the old mother to make a
rampart about her to ward of! attacks. He hoped this dav would
never come, but said, should it come,
lie promised to devote what would
be left of bis life and cnertrv to
stump tbe country and endeavor to
"mprcss upon his fellow men, especially his compatriots in Quebec his
conviction that the salvation of England was 'the salvation of Canada,'.
that therein lav her civil and religions freedom and everything she valued in this life.
COLONIES   TO Iini.D   SHIPS OF
WAR.
Melbourne, Mar. 33.—The proposal
presented by Great Britain with the
Preadnauirht meets with the warmest
public feeling. Several partv leaders express themselves as in favor of
making an Immediate offer. Sidney
Herald urges definite action, declaring that should each over-sea nonunion offer one, the moral effect would
far exceed the intrinsic worth of the
vessels. The cabinet is considering
tlie proposal to make a gift ot a
Dreadnaught to the motherland and
Will give its decision next Week,
Australia's defense programme will
bo enormously Influenced by what has
transpired.
BURGLARY IN CRANBROOK.
The store of P. Woods & Co. was
broken into last night and thc till
robbed. The culprit was arrested
i< .!■■ ')v Chief Dow with the -roods
on him. Me will be arraigned before
Magistrate Ryan tomorrow on a
charge of burglary.
Wellington, N. '/,., Mar. -Jl-The
New Zealand government has offered
to defray the cost --f u lirst-class
battleship of the latest type. Money
for the purpose will be forthcoming
immediately and if necessary funds
will be raised for the construction ol
a  second battleship.
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l.ACltlEH   ON   IMPERIAL   NAVV
Ottawa, Out., March 88.—The cabinet sat in council nearly all day
yesterday, the principal subject under
discussion lieing Canada's attitude
with reaped to Imperial naval defence. A statement ol the government policy In the matter will be
made bv Sii Wilfrid Laurier in the
Commons tomorrow In moving a resolution lu amendment to the lion.
K. Foster's somewhat vagUO resolution on tlu1 order |mpe| staling thai
Ihe time litis come when Canada
should assume her proper share of
the burden of providing for the defence of her coasts nnd maritime
ports. The premier's resolution will
be along the tine of a statement of
policy on the Impelial defence question laid down by the Canadian ministers when the subject was under
consideration at the colonial conference of IIM12 and 1007.
GOVERNOR COSGROVE, OF WASHINGTON, DEAD
l'nsn Unifies, Cat., Mar. 28.—Gov.
iTiior S. 0. Cosgrovr, ol Washington
State, died at 3.30 o'eloek this morning after eight months of acute sul-
feriitR from iirit-ht's disease. Ever
since his election last tall, tlte governor hafl heen in a serious condition
anil lie came in tiie middle of Novem-
lier to make what proved to lie a
Itoneless ellort to recover bis lost
health. His death came as a sudden
lilow to his wile, who was at his bedside, and to Dr. Sawyer, his dIivsI-
elan. Dr. Sawyer had, during tho
last week, regarded his condition as
very seriotts, but had always held out
hopes of his ultimate recovery. The
immediate cause ol the passim, away
of Governor Cosgrove is said to havo
becn failure of the heart, andt although lie was ronsclous nt his weakened condition Dr. Sawyer savs tbat
death was Immediate, so that there
was nn opportunity tor a last farewell between husband and wile.
BETTER SERVICE FOR CRANHOU
THROUGH    TRAIN    FROM    ST.
PAUL TO PORTLAND,
Tin- Prank Paper says: beginning
Mav 2nd Soo-Spokaae trains will run
[rom si. Paul to Portland via the
C.P.R,, Soo line, Spokane International and O. It. & N. Tbe new
nam will have a schedule of «1 hours
ami will be known as the St. Paul,
Spokane Poitland Limited, replacing
tne present Spokane Flyer.
This announcement was made Fri-
da) by I). C. Corbin, president <•(
tho Spokane International. Mr.
Tot bin said that the new train would
he one of the finest in tho west and
will consist of seven eoaches, a combination baggage and express, two
day coaches of the first-class, a tourist coach) a dining car, a standard
sleepei   ami an observation car.
The tunning time of the new train
between St. Paul aud Spokane will
be Hi boms aud tu minutes. Between
Spokane and Portland the time will
be I Li hours. Tbe new train is to
make lhe same schedule between St.
Paul ami Portland that will he made
bv tbe Northern Pacific fast train.
llv the schedule of tho new train
passengers going either east or west,
will travel     through the Crows Nest
Pass it try iu daylight.     This     is
(be most pietures(|iie scenery on the
Soo Spokane line, but the present
Flyel passes through it, both east
anil west, during the night.
One train a day eaeh way will he
established. The westbound train
will leave St. Paul at 10 p.m. and
arrive iu Spokane at 6,10 the second
dav.
Leaving Spokane at 7 p.m. it will
arrive in Portland at 9 the next
morning. There is a difference ol
two hours between the time In St,
Paul and Spokane, which makes the
actual ruimlmr time tbat much longer
than the schedule indicates.
I'he eastboiind train leaves Portland at 7 p.m. and reaches Spokane!
| at I) a.m. the next morning. An
, bour stop over is made by the train
I in Spokane, which leaves at 10 p.m.
laud arrives at St. Paul at 2.20 a.m.
j on the second day.
There has been a tacit acreemeit
I between the roads that the running
I time between St. Paul ann Portland
shall be 61 hours, and the C.P.R. is
thus nut on an equal footing with the
(Northern Pacific for Portland business. While the Northern Pacific can
make better time hetwo-n Spokane
and Portland on the S. P. and S.
than can be mado over the O. R. ft
N. this advantage Is overcome hv a
shorter running time between Spufc-
and nnd St.   Paul o* • ^nokane
International ant) tbe C.P.R. than the
'Northern Pacific
THE CHAPMAN-ALEXANDER REVIVAL CAMPAIGN
(Publicity Committee.)
The opening meeting of the meat
simultaneous Evangelistic mission
throughout the Kootenay will take
place next Sunday night in the Auditorium at H o'clock. Similar meetings ure lo be held in every town
(rom Coleman, Alta., to New Denver,
B.C,, and following Hns the movement will extend throughout West
Kootenay t" Greenwood, embracing
the following towns: Vmir, Trail,
Rossland, Cascade, Orand Forks,
Phoenix, Midway, Qrcenwood and
Rock Creole, constltutln** the lar st
and the best organized ellort of the
Christian Church in Canada in ibe direction of aggressive evangelism. Ten
or twelve ministers, accompanied by
trained singers will come from the
east to assist iu this great movement, amoug ihem being the lollowing well known names: Dr. c. \V.
Cordon (Ralph Connor)- Prof. Kfl-
patriek, Principal Patrick, Kev. W.
I). Heid. of Montreal. Revs. Robinson, of Stirling; II. BerlJs, of Knox
College, who sneaks live European
languagos; Morrow, of Toronto;
Hrown of Red Deer, and Gvan-TcliBt
Russell.
Tbe local executive commit tec is
composed of Rev. C. O. Main, chairman; Rev. Robert Hutches, Rev. A.
Anderson, Lieut. Holland, S. A„
Miss E. Counollv, Dr. E. W. Connolly, M. McEachem, ll. A. Tozcr, F.
Crevett and IL White.
Finance Committee—H. White,
chairman; O. W. Patmore, Dr. Connolly, 0. A. Abbott, F. Dezall, A.
Taylor.
Publicity Commlttec-Rov. R.
Hughes, chairman; R. Laurie, J. F.
Broughton and II. Corbett.
Praver Committee—.1. F. Smith,
chairman; Miss Prest, and R. Mcln-
tyrc.
Musical Committee—Miss E. Connolly, chairman; II, Stevens, Miss
Flnnis, Mrs. Mighton, Miss Prest, B.
IL Short, Miss Wade aud J. F.
Broughton.
Personal Work Committee—Rev. A.
Anderson, Chairman; 1). Wilson, Mrs.
F. Parks, Mrs. Mclntvre and Lieut.
Holland.
The Choir—Musical director aud
leader, J. W. Reynolds; assistant
musicians, Mrs. I. Manning, Mr. II.
Stevens, ,1. S. Peck.
SINGERS.
Sopranos—Miss Bourgoine, Mrs.
Brown, Miss Cunningham, Miss
Childs, Mrs. Chalmers, Miss Chapman, Miss Counollv Mrs. II. K.
Connolly. Miss Cranial], Miss Finals, Miss N. Flnnis, Miss Hickcn-
botham. Miss M. Ilickenhotham, Mrs.
Hughes, Mis. Hay ward, Miss E.
Johnston. Miss M. Johnston, Mrs.
Main Mrs. Melnivi", Miss McCallum
Mrs. It. McDonald, Miss (J. McDonald, Mrs. McNabb, Mrs. W. B. McFarlanc, Mrs. I). McFarlanc, Miss M.
McFarlanc, Mrs. Phillips, Mrs. G.
Powell, Mrs. Parks, Mrs. G. T. Rogers, Mrs. Rowan, Mrs. Ryckman,
Mrs. Rine, Mrs. A. Slater, Miss
Shepherd, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Taylor,
Mrs. Worden, Mrs. Whitmore, Miss
Whitmore, Mrs. Mighton, Miss Prest.
Contraltos—Miss MeBride, Mrs. W.
A. Brown, Miss Bridges, Miss Barton, Mrs. Chapman, Mrs. Morton,
Miss Palmer, Mrs. Kins, Miss McNeil, Mrs. Shaw, Mrs. Manning.
Tenors—Mr. Broughton, Mr. Bridges, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Filleul, Mr.
Short, Mr. Fulton, Mr. Mc Arthur,
Mr. A. McCallum, Mr. Racklyelt,
Mr. 11. Palmer, Mr. Rine, Mr. Williamson, Mr. Morton, Mr. Houston,
Mr. Christian.
Basses—Mr. Abbott, Mr. Chalmers,
Dr. Connolly, Mr. II. E. Connolly,
Mr. Ferguson. Mr. Kunhert. Mr. W.
II. Harris, Mr. G. W. Patmore, Mr.
Peck, Mr. R. Palmer, Mr. Recce, Mr.
Somerville, Mr. Wanlcss, Mr. Hcu-
dall. Mr. Stephens, Mr. Smith, Mr.
Shanklaml, Mr. Barron, Mr. Ryckman.
Satisfactory arrangements have
been made with the police and fire
departments for the safety and comfort, as far as this is possible, for all
who attend the meetings* The management urge an earlv attendance
each night so as to facilitate the
work of the ushers, and to prevent
disturbance in the meeting. Hvmn
hooks should he purchased immediately, price 20 cents. The following
Sundays there will probably he an
afternoon service, and on every Sunday morning, the usual services will
lie held in the several churches. On
Sunday afternoon next, there will be
a full rehearsal by the large choir at
1.15, under the direction of J. W.
Reynolds, only tin* singers will he
admitted.
Arrangements are being made for a
thorough house to house canvass
throughout lhe entire citv, with an
invitation to attend the meetings.
The committee on ushering will he
as follows: Dr. E. W. Connolly,
chairman; W. Harris, F. Dezall, B.
A. Tozer, A. Taylor and W. Johnson.
It Is earnestly hoped that the "on
era) public will set aside their social
and other engagements in order to
attend these meetings, which will
mean so much to the general welfare
of the community. The Presbvter-
iati. Baptist and Methodist churches
will he closed on Sunday evenings
during the campaign, unless it may Inter overflow meetings. While Inaugurated and financed by thc Presbyterian church It should he understood
that this movement is entirely undenominational.
The members of the choir are es-
peciallv reouested to he in their
places on thc platform 15 minutes
before service commences.
PRESENTATION TO DK KING M.P.P.
Af a recent banquet held in Vancouver bv the physicians of Uic coast
Dr. Kini- the local member was the
guest of honor. About sixty members of tin' medical profession wero
present and the affair was one of the
most successful of its kind ever held
in the nrovince, Wtet tho usual
toasts, Dr. Proctor, as uresldcnt of
the medical council ami in behalf of
tliat organization, presented to Dr.
Kmg a magnificent silvei tea service-
On the tray wns the following inscription: "Presented to .). [I, Kinc
Esq., M.L.A., from lbe medical oro-
fcsslon of llritish Culumhln In recognition of his service m then he-
half" This referred to tlio work of
Dr. King in securing the passago of
the new  medical .acl at  the   recent
session of the local lion i\ n-  I Id
acl did not give this nrovince urop-
ci protection against thr fakirs and
elmrlntans that are being driven out
of the North Western Stales. Some
ver** kind words wen* said of the doctor hy a number at Un- banquet and
his record in the house, irrespective
of partv vvas given the highest mead
of praise. Reference was made to
the fact that no member had made
himself more popular with members
of all Parties than hail Dr, Kin*, by
his consistent action ns a member.
ability in coping with Questions ol
nubile interest and his uniform
courteous treat men I of all with
whom he came iu contact. The
doctor, in a few words, expressed his
appreciation of the gift thus tendered
and said that it gave him pleasure
to serve the members of the association and the profession thnt be loved.
The doctor's remarlis were received
with great enthusiasm hv those ore-
sent .
BOARD OF TRADE SMOKER
Nexl Tuesday tin- Cranbronk Board
of Trade will have a smoking concert. This is done for tbo purpose
of get ting together t he business men and other citizens of
the town ami try      to
the Hoard of Trade. An excellent
programme will he presented nnd a
really good time will be the result.
Everybody should attend.
THE   BIO     CRANBROOK     RACE
MEETING.
The Cranhrook Park Association is
arranging for a hlg inciting for May
21th and 25th, autl at a recent meeting prepared the following proposed
programme. Entries for harness
races must be made by May Kith,
with a deposit of two and a half
per cent of the purse. Should anv
of these races not he filled hy that
date the deposit paid In with entry
will lie returned jjkI programme
cbangi-d to suit conditions:
FIRST DAY.
2.12 trot or 2.17 pace.   Purse <350.
Local k mile.   Heats.     Purse $160.
One mile running.     Purse $300,
? mile running.     Purse $300.
I mile running.     Purse $150.
k mile    running   for local    horses,
f50.
SECOND DAV.
Free-For-All trot or pace. Purse
$100.
3.35 trot ur 2.10 pace. Purse
$300.
j mile dash.    Purse $200.
")£ furlongs.     Purse $150.
I mile novelty race, $50 each minr-
ter.
LOCAL MUSHROOMS.
A. E. Watts' mushroom crop Is
in full hearing. The crop commenced
34 days after thc sowing of the
spawn. One dollar a pound is the
mice they are bringing.
BOXING CONTEST
Tomorrow night at thc Auditorium
'' K id' 'Scaler, light weight champion
of the Northwest, and Eddie Marino,
of Calgary, will inert in a ten round
boxing contest. Both these boys are
good boxers and the public wilt undoubtedly get a run for their money.
Sealer bas been boxing since l-*u:i
and has heen up against some of the
verv best men of his class from New
York to San Francisco and bas an
excellent record and is said to lie    a
EXTENSION   FOR S. A. VETERANS.
The minister of the Interior has
decided that South African veterans
ean hold their land a vear without
doing assessment duties.
clean boxer. Eddie Marino, an Italian-American, bas put up a number
of good contests in Calgarv and other points in the Canadian west. He
defeated "Blllv" Lawder in Calgary
and is also credited with being a
very clever fighter. The people may
expect a clean contest, as the Herald
is informed that everything is on the
square. In fact the boys have both
said that if It were not so the nrlec
of admission would be returned. During their stay here the bo-s have
heen working out with a number of
loeal boxers.
CRUISING L P. R. LANDS
A LARGE IMKTY SENT OUT UY
THE COMPANY THIS
HORNING.
t'nr tlic pur|l-*-H) ol Kainini- an ao
• -urate knowlcdgo ol tlu-il timber ami
agricultural lauds in the Kootenays,
I-:. Mallamlaiiu. representing the C.l'.
It. land department in ihis district,
started forth this morning live eruis-
llnt parties who will he gone most ol
tlic summer. .Mr. Mallandaine has
been busy organizing these parties
(or Un1 past month, und a better
equipped bunch ol men lor thc nur-
posc It would lie hard to .'et tuireth-
er, Each parly will consist ol a cbiet
.iii.l assistants, witli a cook, and
when Ihev are through with their
work nexl fall the oulce here will
have a complete record ol ull C.P.R.
lands in ihis district. The parties
are made up as follows and will cover lhe territory indicated:
Part" No. I.—Cruising the Gateway
district: I'. M. Edwards, chief I). |,
t'arpinler, W. Harding, I'. ('.
Klelli-h,  E. Green, cook.
Parte No, 2.—Kootenav Landing
ilistriet: II. c. St. Clair, chief; M.
(logarly, ('. Darling, Wynn Heath,
IV. Sumption, cook.
Partv No, .'{.—Windermere district:
P. O'Ncll, chief; l„ St. Clair, P, I).
Alorrlson, A. N. Henderson, A. .1.
McMillan, cook.
Partv No. I.-South ol Maker
mountain: A. UeWolu', chief; W. A.
Noble, P. W. Ileoves, II. Emcrv, It.
Phillips, cook,
I'arlv No. S.-Toclltv district: (!.
Iliassard, chiel; A, Manson, ('. A.
Itoblc, I,.    C. Payette,    J. Kellum,
rook.
THE MEW SCHOOL BUILDING
I'HE   SCHOOL TRUSTEES    ARE
ARRANGING    FOR    A MAGNI-
KIliENT   MONUMENT     TO
TIIE PEOPLE OK
CHANUROOK.
Messrs. Harvey, McCallum and
Kogcls. -the school trustees ol tbis
•Hy, held a meeting last Friday
night atid adopted the plans for lhe
new "5(1,011(1 scliool building that is
io lie erected this vear. Plans were
received from various parties and tlie
.cry best points of all were embodied in the one liuallv accepted, which
means thut Cranbronk will have a
modern, up-to-date scliool building.
I'he trustees have heen acting in a
most coliccntious manner, as thev
(eel, that representing the people ill
so important a matter, a heavy duty
rests upon them. Thev are anxious
lo give to tlie people ol this city a
building that will be a credit to the
town and nothing will be lelt undone
nv them to accomplish this purpose.
It is not au easv matter to give perlect satisfaction in a duty ol this
character, but liic people may rest
assured that the trustees are doing
everything in their power Ior thc
benelit ol the people. The Cranbrook ratepayers havo voted a large
amount ol money to give the town a
lirst-class school house and are willing now to leave the matter to the
judgment ol the trustees, and thc
Herald feels satislied that Cranbrook
will have one of the best school
buildings in the interior ol British
Columbia.
GOLF MEETING.
The Ooll cluv lield their annual
meeting last Saturdav evening, when
tlic lollowing olliccrs were elected:
Hon. President—His Honor .Judge
Wilson.
Presidcnt--G. E. Erlckson.
Vice-President—M. A. Macdonald.
Sec.-Treas.—R. T. Brvmner.
Executive Committee — .1. F. M.
Pinkham, .1. (1. Forbes and T. M.
Roberts.
The links arc to be put in rood
shape and a lirst-class gnll season is
expected.
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OET TIIEIR CHARTER.
(Nelson Daily News.)
The East Kootenay Investment
Cninpaii" Limited, has becn "ranted
a certificate of incorporation under
thc Companies Act as a limited
.ompany with a capital ol 14,000.
The company has becn formed to take
over as a going concern the business
lormcrlv carried on at Craubrook as
the Kootenay Investment company
and will deal in real estate, insurance
and other business connected with
such.
AGREEMENT SIGNED AT FERNIE
All will be Well with the Coal Miners of the Pass
CRANBROOK A CUSTOMS POUT.
Collector White is in receipt of the
following official bulletin from Ottawa:
1. Tlie outports ol Fernie and
Cranbrook have been detaehed (rom
the port of Nelson, and each estab-
I shed as a eustoms port and warehousing port.
2. The outports at Kingsgate and
Itykerts have been plated under tbe
survey of the port of Cranhrook.
3. Tbe outport uf Oateway is plac-
ert under the survey of the port of
Fernie.
Hy virtue of thc above ehange Mr.
White will he advanced from sub-collector to collector.
CRANBROOK HAS A MARATHON.
There was a relay Marathon raw
iu Cranbrook last Monday. There
were four entries (imwitliw entries)
"''iitletuan of leisure, Chief Bow,
Constable McLean and Constable
Adams. Ttie race started somewhere near the dead line, where Constable McLean took the first run. He
was relayed at the Canadian hotel by
Cbiet Dow, hut the first entrv, the
gentleman of leisure, produced his
neronlane and flew in such a wav as
to five even Wilbur Wright, if he had
■een there, fl nm for his money. On
the corner of Armstrong avenue big
Boh (flcnttle) Adams, took un thc
race, which was finished, more or
less, outside the Canadian Rank of
Commerce, Adams winninc in a walk
The real finish was In the police
court later In the day and the Marathon race will he continued In Nelson for   thr next sl* months.
Fernie, April l.-Thc agreements
uut ween ihu urows iNosi pass Coal
company ami iu employes, which was
s ununited to the men fur ratification
ur rejection last Friday was, atter
uel ibe rations lasting until Momlaj
adopted by the nun, ami work is
now going uu again, all tbe men
.signing tiie new agreement as tbey
no to work under it fur the next
two year-*. There are no material
uiuiines   as    n,    wanes, but several
matters whieh bail |,eeli left in a
rather ambiguous statu bv the ,,i.,
agreement, were more definite!) til
lined, removing the possibility <..f
trivial frictions arising under the
new bargain. Immediately upun the
conclusion of the agreement, Manager
Hurd Jeit for st. Paul, Chicago and
oilier eastern ceuUes tu Iuok after
matter.*, pertaining tu the earlv in-
enase uf the mine output. That
lhe next two vears will witness tlie
.ii-atest Improvement of the mine
ami the increase of the ovens ot the
Jig rampant thai has vet becn ao
eomtilished is hardly to he miestion-
cd and every business man in Fernie
is wearing his broadest smile. Mure
than half a million dollar, worth uf
new buildings is already assured loi
i lus season ami this amount mav be
below [hi* actuality at lhe end of the
mi. Willi an output u( 8,000 ton*.
_ day at the mines ami tho activity
in the building hue on tbo programme
fot Ferine, Cranbrook will have to
double its crop ol bananas to keep up
with us.
The    preliminary     hearing of    the
charge against II. 0. Lockhart, who
has been allowed the privilege ol examining the books _ml accounts of
the relief lunds. which related to his
administration of them as secretory
after the nre, was begun yesterday
before Magistrate Whimster Ex-
Mayoi Tuttle, now ol Spokane, was
present as ,i witness foi the prosecution and was the nut witness ex-
amlned. Aftei htm rami* R, R,
Webb, who had taken thc place ot
l.ui'i.lnirt .1- Mt-n iurv, upon lhe latter *• rcliremi I When court ad-
iu.-ii.---i in ttie evciiint, Mi. Manson,
manage! ol tin Home Bank »■( Vaa-
ada   and t ol the executive
vtuii :. ti .■- still on Hie stand.
A I Ki-:.':. assisted b\ S. s. 'IV-
lor. uf Nelson, is defending and I..
P. KcKstein is prosecuting on behalf
ul the committee. Magistrate
Whimster ruled Lhat tbo (1500 nut up
as a guarantee that Lockhart would
appear unattended bv an officer if he
was allowed Uj do so, and which waa
deposited iu the Home Hank to the
credit: ol the rcliel (mul, should In'
paid uuu court, claiming that it was
in lhe nature **i a bond, ami belong
ed lo the court until lhe ease was
disposed ot Counsel foi the prosecution dr mured, and -Mavoi Herchmer, ol tlf i.hef committee, made a
-uStciiicht timt the monei as he had
understood, was put up as a guaran-
;-. againsl am shortage in the fund,
but refused \o testify under oath un-
kss assured <■! statutory protection.
lit magistrate was liim in his rul-
Ing, however, ami ordered the money
hit-ucht into court today.
FROM  A    DAKOTA  MAN'S  POINT
OF VIEW.
Joseph Myers, a gentleman from
North Dakota, was here last week
spying out the land. Mr. Myers is a '
German—no ho is nut—hv is a Canadian—-hut a (ieriuau-Canadiaa from
mie of those Ontario settlements of
sons' of the Kaihrrland that have
done so much to build up the agricultural thrift of that province, But
ilie bad times tame along in Canada
and Mr. Myers, with many thuu-;
sands uf other Canadians, emigrated
to the L'nited States, Mi. Myers going to North Dakota. in that
slate Mr. Myers made a competency
ami came to British Culumbia foi
the purpose of lindiug a suitable climate in whieh to settle and make a
nome. Speaking uf this country be
said tu a representative of tlie Herald: '"My friend, 1 law a Utile creek
today, with iish in it, running
ibruugb a piece of land and I said to
myself, lhat creek is worth two dollars a day to look at and another
two dollars a day to know tbat I
could get good, pure water, out of it.
If you eould only know the misery uf
hauling water, alkali water, six miles
in a tank to give one's amoials a
drink you could appreciate my let-lings when I looked at that little
babbling brook. You have a great
country, a country that will be a
home country, one in which a man
can be happy and free from a great
many of the miseries of the middle
west. 1 feel that I can come and
live in your country—not merely
exist. Then a fellow can catch a
fish, shoot a deer and in fact live a
life that is worth living. Another
thing that appeals to me is tbe fact
that you can grow fruit here. Think
of apples, pears, plums and strawberries, of your own raising, on the
table. After what I have gone
through for the last few years, it
seems almost too good to be true,
and, mind you, North Dakota is a
goud country at that. If I decide
to settle here, a number of others
will follow me and you will hnd us
good citizens and good fellows."
Mr. Myers spoke the truth.
Und. will preach a\ the morning service, "Um wise ihe pastor will
preach.
Mi ReM is om ol the most sue-
cessfu] Presbyterian pastors in Montreal, who lias built up tho Taylor
st Mission into a strong congregation. In company with Evangelist
Russell, he v\ill conduct the special
services in Movie, B. C, during the
campaign.
The Sunday School and Bible class
will meet as usual at ,l p.m.
The Young People's Guild will nut
meet during .April.
The members and friends of tlw
Presbyterian church are kindly asked
to contribute through the usual con-
grcgationai envelopes at the morning
services and at the Sunday evening
services in the Auditorium, to pro-
ride the regular congregational     re-
C. O. Main, Pastor.
BAPTIST CHURCH.
Services
Morning—II a.m.
Sabbath School—3 p.m.
Everybody welcome.
The Baraca and Phil-thea classes
meet at 3 p.m. All young people are
heartily invited.
The first of the Chapman.Alexander meetings will lie held In the Auditorium at 8 p.m.
CHURCH NOTES
MKTIIODIST CHURCH.
April 1th.
Children's service in the morning
at 11 o'cluck to which boys and
girls are especially invited.
Sundav School and Bible classes ai
i o'clock.
At 1.15 there mil l-e a rehearsal uf
the Chapman-Alexander choir on the
stage of the opera house. Singers
uul- admitted.
No service on Sunday evenings during April on account uf Uie revival
campaign in the Auditorium every
night but Saturdays at * o'clock.
All the week meetings of the church
will he suspended also.
The gymnasium is now closed for
the summer months. The Boys
Brigade will not meet through the
month of April, and re-assemble at
tbe eall of  the captain.
Tlie Old Timers defended the cup
from ? nlueky attempt at capture by
the Maple Leaves last Wednesday.
This game closes the indoor game tor
this season. All who have clothes
in lockers should have them removed
as sr>on as convenient.
SIliNS (IF FitUGKESS
P. Burns -t Co. are preparing for
the building of their mammoth cold
storage plant. The old buildings in
ibe rear ol their shop are being torn
down and the new building will be
commenced at once. The new building will be of solid brick and will be
15 \ 10 feel in si/.e. 'lhe most modern and up-to-date refrigerator plant
will be installed, which will make
it one ol the very beat cold storage
plants  in  Western Canada.
The Fink Mercantile Co. have made
vast improvements in their hig store.
The cash office has been moved upstairs and is now located m a bal-
conv which runs across tho back of
the establishment. Tins new arrangement gives a great deal more
room and adds, considerably to the
appearance of the store.
E. Patmore has let Uu contract
for tin- erection of lus house near
If. White's property. Baket & Dan-
iieid have the contnu t.
Excavation is being made for tlw
cellar of    \.     A. Rollins' new resid-
nee on   lhe  suuth  side, ol  tuwii.
Alderman Jackson El ali-out tu erect
i store next to the Auditorium. Ttie
•v<avail--ii |g already under wav.
KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH,
April 4th.
Regular morning service will be
Itcld at II o'clock. No evening service will be held in the church, but
all are urged to worship in the union
service at the Auditorium at 8
o'clock. As there is only the one
service iu our church, and in view of
the great work undertaken for the
spiritual uplift of the people of Kootenav throughout April, the pastor
would earnestly urge nil members and
friends of the Preabyterian church
to respond tn the eall of the Master
and lie found in His Sanctuary on
Sabbath mornings as well as at   the
(speeial meetings.
I   It is   expected   that  Rev.    W. P.
Reid, id   Taylor    St. ehurch,    Moo-
ADDITIONAL LOCALS
T. T. MeVittie, of Fort Steele,
was in tho city this afternoon.
Asparagus runts lur sale, 51.50. per
hundred.     A. B. Smith, Fort Steele.
R. T. Richardson, ui Fort Steele,
returned today from a visit to his
old home iu Kngland.
FOR SAI.K-B. li. Rod Game
Chicken e<- s, .1. Kohhins, Cranbrook, B. C. 2-tf
The Rebekahs will hold their ball
ou Thursday, April 29th, at the Auditorium. The Rebekahs are mighty
go<Kl hostesses and their hall will be
a success.
Mr. Brogan. of the Gem restaurant,
has purchased Mr. Blake's interest
in the Crnnbrook cafe, and the two
establishments will be consolidated.
Mr. Blake will go to the coast tor
the .summer season, and leaves Cranbronk with the confidence of the
business men of this city. Mr.
Brogan, in his new quarters, will he
able to give satisfaction to the
neople of Crnnbrook and will make
ii success of the business. THK CHANBROOK HKUALD
YOU CAN BUY AN ORCHARD HOME
FOR $10.00 PER MONTH
BUT YOU MUST TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR OFFER AT ONCE
We are the largest owners of first-class Prult Lands on direct existing lines of transportation in British Columbia, and in order to advertise the
West Kootenay District--the greatest in the world -- we have decided that for a short time only we will sell orchard tracts In our model sub-division—
FRUITVALE •• lor $10 down and $10 per month without interest for /O ACRES.
This offer will be withdrawn in a very short time, after which the terms will be one-fifth of the purchase price in cash and the balance at 6 per
cent, interest.   You must act quickly in order to get in on the easy terms.
FRUITVALE <s located 40 miles south of Nelson, on the Spokane division of the Oreat Northern Railway, in the southernmost and
warmest valley In the West Kootenay District, Southern British Columbia. The railroad runs through the sub-division and the townsite and railroad
station are located in the centre, with twenty-five miles of wagon roads radiating therefrom. Each orchard tract fronts on one of these roads, which are
cut out, graded, and improved with bridges, culverts, etc.
The Provincial Oovernment has made an appropriation of $50,000 to be expended in the district In which FRUITVALE '* located this year.
FRUITVALE has daily passenger and freight trains; post office with daily mail; school; church services; four general stores; meat
market; two lumber yards; broom factory; hotel; and 350 population.  It is expected that one, and probably two, large saw mills will be started shortly.
FRUITVALE lies in a broad and beautiful valley, watered by numerous streams of pure water; the mountains are low and sunlight
plenty; the soil is rich fruit loam with claysubsoil, level to gently sloping and uniformly free from stone. There is a home with good neighbors every
few yards. YOU WILL MAKE A HISTAKE if you don't send us your name and address to-day, so that we can give you, free of charge, maps, plans,
photos and specific descriptions of these Orand Orchard Homes for only $10 per month.   WRITE IMMEDIATELY OR YOU WILL BE TOO LATE.
KOOTENAY ORCHARD ASSOCIATED, Ltd, Nelson, B. C.
f-KOM A LIBERAL SrANDPOINT
(Heview ol tbe Last   Session by   a
Liberal.)
The session lias    ended very favor-  . r ,,.....,,,.-.   a,lrf
ably lor tlie Liberal patty. There I V?.-W£,w*' a??
uow beiuK obtained trom the natural
resources of tbu province, iu the way
ol timber, coal aud mineral royalties, the municipalities are entitled
to u readjustment of their sources
the Personal Property Tax,   which now goes Into   the
K-»«-_M^SS.-=-^ =
THE TIMBER LAWS.
iiuestioo Hint came before tho logis-l
laiurr, and scored In a way to gain
fm tbe Liberal party thu coulideucu
of tin; peoplo of the province. |   '"'u Liberals   have scored a   great
victory iu   cumtection with tho tiui-
WATER ACT. her laws ol the province.    More than
■rat,. 11...    \c ...    1 . 1     1   . * >,*'ur at° '■   hecaiue apparent that
Tl,, .,.   u„ ,iCi tot.l»»ta-«e.Uhe MeBride government had got the
• 11 u sl o ; ? "i Tf TV".,<U,uiKC '-"•8 <■<"* "'*• license-holders
fc,i«m. *^ by "'"I"'-0 " "V «••""** Predicament.. The
n iii      has    . . i1 il  , 1 S""*'-"- situation is still more serious lor the
"..in     has   spent about   two years, | pi.opiB „| the province.    The preservation ol our forests from waste, us
with llie assistance ol 1'rof. Carpeu-
tcr, mi American expert, in making a
so-called investigation into thv water
problems of this province. Mr. Charles Wtlson, of Vancouver, drafted a
new Act lo take the place ol the old
one. This new act covers over sixty
pages of thu statute book, attd was
unreduced by Mr. Pulton, duct commissioner of lands. No sooner had
Hie bill get into committee than it
lieeaine apparent that the government
hud introduced one of tbe crudest,
most Ill-considered, and in many of
its provisions unwise, measures. The
spectacle which Mr. Fulton and his
colleagues made ol themselves in thc
bouse in connection with this bill,
utterly destroyed what little confidence I here was lelt in the present
government to carry out lame and
Important reforms. This Waler Act
will settle for years lo eome, all the
water rights in the province, and
will lead to ureal [08H an.) uncertainty on the pail ol lbe owners of hind
Willi water records ulta.'hed.
THE ELECTION BILL.
This wus a hare laced all pt   ou
tbe part of the government, represented by lhe Attorney-General, to
tamper with the purity of the franchise; no man's vole would Iw sufe
bud tins Iniquitous attempt succeeded, The splciidi.l Unlit pul up by the
Opposition was one whi.h will long
be reiiicmbered tn British Columbia
und will not he forgotten hv the
electors whose rights were ut stake.
.MUNICIPALITIES.
The Liberal party came out boldly
find emphatically in favor of giving
lbe personal property tax to the
municipalities. Iu other words, for
lair treatment of the municipalities
including the cities. Experience has
shown lhat the municipalities have
not been given a source ol revenue
Urge enough to meet the drain upon their treasury. The government
has by means of high taxation, as
well as by lbe exploitation ol the
public assets, obtained a largo provincial revenue, and claim a largo
surplus ol Income over expenditure.
On the other hand, the province has
Imposed new and additional burdens
upon lhe municipalities. Thc province shouldered upon municipalities a
large additional burden under the
new .School Act, passed a few vcars
ago. The municipalities are leeling
the hurden very keenly, many of
Ihem have lo tax the real estate and
Improvements up In tho limit, allowed bv the Municipal Act, which is
two or Ihrec times as high ns the
provincial rates on lands and im-
prnvemenis outside ol municipalities,
The     imposition    pointed    out   that
as lire, is uow regarded to he
imperative. The whole continent is
awakening to the importance ol this
subject, as evidenced by the recent
conferences at Washington, Ottawa
and Vaucouver on the subject of
forestry, The cream ol our timber
within reach ol transportation has
been alienated by the McUride government; it is held under licenses
which invite waste and destruction,
lhe license holders are practically
compelled to cut oil the best timber
within a lew years in order to save
iheir investments, or lo obtain their
speculative gains, and this bostrol-
all asset to the province will have
been destroyed.
The Liberal members of the house
saw and grappled wilh the situation
a vear ago, and introduced un amendment to the Land Act which would
have lhe effect ol tully protecting
Ihe interests ol the people ol thc
province, and encouraging the lum-
iii'inien and license-holders generally
lo conserve thc forests, and to pro-
led them Irom waste and destruction. This amendment was voted
down by the MeBride government
and its supporters, but so great has
been the dissatisfaction with the
government's course, and so insistent
bus been thc demand that this all-
important subject shall not be paltered with any longer, but must be
met und dealt with in a statesmanlike manner, lbat Mr. MeBride
compelled to announce in the house
the oilier dav that he would take the
matter up at the next session. The
same procrastination has marked thc
government's treatment of this subject lhat marked Its dealings with
every other Important, question calling for legislative action. Thc greatest dissatisfaction prevails on account of the failure ol the government to deal promptly with thc timber situation.
LOCAL OPTION.
The government's treatment ol the
large and influential delegation, and
of the signers ot thc hundreds ol
petitions which were circulated in tho
interest of thc movement, has caused
amongst local oplionists a very hitter feeling. The promise at some
fxliire and Indefinite time to submit
the question to a plebiscite vote,
is regarded as a mere subterfuge. On
the other hand, there is a feeling nl
disgust over the double-dealing ol
McUride in connection with the
Hawthornthwaite resolution calling
for the appointment of a commission
to examine Into state manufacture
and snln of Hqunr. Imagine tho
MfTtridc government and Attorney
General    Bowser in complete gnvcrn-
wilh   the    vastly increased revenues mental control   ol the sale ol liquor
iu this province. Government-owned
uud operated saloons! We bave Mr.
.McUride one duy promising tbe temperance people a plebiscite vote tu
determine whether or not tbe people
of a locality should be permitted to
control the liquor traflic in the locality, and the next voting for
resolution which declares that Local
option is objectionable and inelli-
elent. The money of the province Is
to be spent in investigating a system whieh will neither bring reliel to
those who want to stop the liquor
trailic, nor to those who are engaged
in that traflic, but on the contrary,
will put the latter out ol business,
without giving the former tbe remedy which they believe te be essential to thc proper coutrol ot the
traflic.
THE LANDS FOB THE SETTLEK.
The strong and emphatic stand
taken by the Liberals ol the bouse on
the question of the settlement of
our public lunds, is one which will
give that parly a plank in its platlorm that will appeal not only to
tbe rural population, but to all the
people of British Columbia alike. It
is becoming more apparent every year
tbat this province possesses magnificent possibilities in agriculture,
horticulture and fruit-growing. We
are just beginning to realize what a
heritage wc have in the soil ol this
province, yet the MeBride government aro utterly neglecting their opportunities, and every hour ot tbat
neglect is lending to bring about
with regard to our land, a condition
jusl as unfortunate as tbat which
bus has already been brought about
with regard to our timber. The
settler cannot afford, as a rule, Ui
buy lands which havo been acquired
by speculators and exploited tor
gain.
Agricultural ami larming lands of
lhe province, when cleared oi irrigated, where they roquire irrigation, are much more valuable per
aciu than iu any other part ol Canada; but the cost ot clearing Is
gic.it,'so is tlte cost of irrigation in
lhe dry la-It, und if to these difficulties arc added a speculative price
exacted by way ol tribute to those
who have been allowed to obtain
largo tracts (ur no other purpose
tliun to enrich themselves out ot tbe
public domain, we cannot hope to
have that rapid and prosperous settlement so essential to our province.
It is not well that our settlers, such
us can overcome the handicap, should
have their future mortgaged, vet do
real effort has heen made by the government to help the settlor. As was
pointed out by Mr. Oliver and others in thc house, the speculator ts
allowed to take the cream, and when
this has lieen secured, the government
places a reserve on the rest, and
calls upon the people ot the province
to behold how tho government are
protecting lands from tbe specula-
tots in order that it may go to thc
settler. Ask the hundreds ol people
who have gone Into the Nechaco Valley and other northern districts, why
ihey came out without becoming
settlers, ami they will tell you that
the whole country is staked by
.speculators who demand exorbitant
prices for the land. Many ot these
speculators are not of our own
peoplo, but arc merely exploiting
British Columbia's resources Intending to spend their booty In their own
countries.
1NTEKFEBSNCE OF   CIVIL SEIt-1 its, Irom thc loss of their wages. It
VANTS IN ELECTIONS. I was pointed   out   by   Mr. Brewster
. ,   ,     ., , . I thgt in his own district alone, miners
It camo out during the session tbat bad been defrauded out ot $60,000 of
some of the provincial civil servants their wages within the last few
had been active in the recent Uomin- years, and that since the bill was
iou campaign. The government ol defeated last year tlte miners ol that
this province have in their hands a district had lost heavily hy reason
greater proportion ol patronage than „t tbe operations of the class ol
any other provincial government in nKn, which this hill was intended to
Canada, lho greater portion of the om)ck. No real fault eould be found
province is unorganized and all pub- with the bill by the premier; but
lie works in the unorganized districts only trivial objections were raised by
are carried out directly by tho gov- i,jra, it was conceded that it would
eminent. Immense sums aro spent llot interfere with thc operations ol
in the construction and repairs of legitimate companies owning their
roads, bridges and trails. The Mc- own mines and operating in this
Bride government have reduced tbe province, vet the reasonable demands
expenditure of these moneys to a 0f the workers, not only in Alberni,
political science, lt is only neces- but in other portions ot thc province,
sary to go into a district to find t„r protection from a class ol people
what is really going on. Such a that do no good to anv country, was
system not only involves the corrup- rejected and thc bill again voted
tion of the electorate, but Involves down bv thc majority at the back
the waste ul about 50 per cent ot of thc premier,
the money which the legislature votes,
every year for public works.      There PRICE OF COAL.
are many honest and capable public .. n.,„„, „. „„,.„ „„„,„ „„,,„
servants in this province; hut on the' Mri„S-l,c • k0',.I"-1,ta' a«,-i*,,**'a*'e
other bund, there are some who are ?" t'!,or,t,t,0 ,lu,ve •-"'. W-« ol «•»•
prostituting their responsible olliees "JI»«** n'° *%* jSff! committee
io thc party machine, with no higher "' «" 1,ouse'    ?r- M**-ul«. ol v">:
conception of their duties than the
expenditure ol the money at their
disposal, with one end only in view,
and that end tho purtv advantage.
The excuse oficred for tbls sort ot
thing by thc premier was that Conservative officials might allow party
zeal to over-ride their duty, but
there was no suggestion that the
abuse would bo remedied.
FIRE INSURANCE.
Thc Insurance agents ol the province complained that the laws affecting insurance business were in-
euiiltable as against those companies
and agents doing business in tills
province and registered here, strong
and influential delegations waited on
the government, but were turned
away with very scant courtesy. We
believe It is important that the
people should obtain insurance at the
lowest rates consistent with salety,
and wo are not sure that the handicaps which havo becn placed upon tbo
insurance companies doing business
n this province are wise, except in so
far as thev make for protection ot
the policy-holder against companies
whieh are fiuunciullv unsound, hut we
do say that ull companies doing business in this province should be given
a (air ami ctiual opportunity. II the
exactions    which  are   made against
comnanios    registered hero   are too ] the' Inea'l house have nrfther-tho" coti'r-
onerous and   compel those companies age nor  thc honesty   to hack       up
to increase or   keep up their    rates,! the demands ol their constituents for
then   mndily   these exactions.       II | an Investigation,
these   exactions   on the other hand, . > ,
aro fair  and   reasonably, then apply	
them to all   persons or corporations|THE    ALASKA - YUKON - PAC1-
eouvcr, was put up by the premier
and the attorney-general to strangle
Mr. Oliver's proposition, by proposing that Ottawa should inquire into
the matter. Thc move on thc part
of Mr. McOuiro and tho rest ol thc
Conservatives was so palpably a
trick to sidetrack the subject, tbat
these members will find that it will
not go down with their constituents.
The supply of coal to the people ol
this province by the mines of tbis
province, is entirely a local matter.
If tliere is a combine or trust to
keep up thc price to an unreasonable
figure, or te discriminate against thc
people of British Columbia in favor
ot those ot adjoining states, the matter is one lor the legislature ot
British Columbia to deal with. Mr.
Oliver's proposal would have gone lo
the root of the matter nt once without dclav. and it would have put tlie
people ol this province In possession
ol the facts relating te tho cost ol
production and transportation ot
conl, und Ihe discrimination, 11 nnv,
which is being made against our own
people. Here wns a matter requiring prompt and businesslike nction
hy the government, and a matter
wholly uffecting this province, and
yet the consumers ot conl who aro
paying very high prices, have to go
on pnylng these prices because tbo
majority nf their representatives    In
doing Insurance business ln tbe province. This tho government have refused to do and hence the leeling
amongst insurance agents that they
have nnt been (airly treated, and
that the government In this case has
again shown Its inability to grapple
with the business problems which
confront it.
THE BREWSTER BILL.
This bill, which was introduced and
defeated last year, was again introduced by Mr. Brewster, the Liberal
member lor   Alberni, and again    dc-
FIC EXPOSITION.
Valdez, Alaska, March 80.—To
bring Irom Nugget Creek a 1500
pound chunk o[ bornite ore, almost
pure copper, tor exhibition at the
Alaska-Yukon-Paclllc exposition In
Seattle, James McCarthy started
this morning tor the mines. Five men
accompany him with camp outfits
atid he expects to be back in three
weeks with thc nugget. It will be
taken Irom thc Valdez claim on
whieh the principal development
work hns been done on the group be-
lealeil by au adverse Conservative longing to the Alaska Consolidated
majority. The object ol the Mill and to the McCarthy Third Holding
was to protect thc workers ln mines company. Mr. McCarthy will bring
who were being exploited by foreign- the nugget te the Fairbanks road and
Irom there Ed. Wood will bring lt to
Valdez.
The committee of the Valdez Chamber of Commerce, which has charge
of the work of assembling an exhibit
Irom all parts of the mineral district
tributary to Valdez is anxious to
have the specimens brought to town
at au early date, as the time is near
when the exhibit must be taken to
Seattle. Some ver- line specimens
have been brought in and a larger
number have becn promised but nave
not arrived. Thc committee desires
to send out a last imperative call.
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FORTUNES  IN  ADVERTISING.
The death in England recently ol
Mr. Andrew Bears, J.P., senior member of the great soap firm and managing director ot the Isleworth
works, recalls anew the value ol advertising in huildiug up a business.
Mr. Pears was eat grandson ol
the original Andrew Pears, the founder of the world-lauieii soap business,
whu began life as a barber, and later
set up business as a general perfumer in Greek street, Soho. A skilled
chemist, the late Mr. Pears, discovered a way to make transparent soap,
Upon which the family fortunes were
built. When, in 1802, the firm was
turned into a limited liability company, the yearly profits ol the much
advertised soap were said to be £71),-
000.
Indeed, Mr. Pears once told an Interviewer that the annual Increase to
their business was "a fortune;" one
year it was Irom £10,000 to £500,-
000.
Tlie greatest feat of Messrs. Pears
has been thc success of their advertisement, "Good morning, have vou
used Pears' Soap?" ls a classic greeting. Again, who Is there who has
not seen the famous picture "Bubbles," lor which the firm paid Sit
.lohn Millnis £2,200.
The statuette of the cleanlv old
housewife using Pears soau with apparently unncccssnry vigor on her
teurlul son whom she Is admoiiishin
as "You dirty boy!" is also a lavnr-
ile with the public.
The lirm hns spent over £.1,000,000
In advertising, ami ils publicity hill
for a single vear has reached £1211,-
000.
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CORRECT ENGLISH.
A college professor who prided
himself on his correct English heard
his wife remark, "I intend to call
.lane tn bring a (rcsb bucket ol
water," "You doubtless mean
bucket of tresh water," corrected the
professor. "I wish you would pay
attention to your rhetoric; your mistakes are curious." A lew moments
Inter the professor said, "My dear,
that picture would show to better advantage II you were to hang lt over
the clock." "Ah," tbe replied,
quietly, "you doubtless mean II I
were to hang it above the clock.
If I were te hang It over tlie clock
we could not tell the time. I wish
you would be more careful with
your rhetoric, my dear; your mis-
lakes are curious," And tbe professor all at once became very much
Interested In the hook he waa reading.
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Tlie cheapest thing to give is a kind
word, and it ts often worth more
than gold.
Oxford Foundry
and
Machine Co.
OXFORD, N. S.
High Grade Mill and
Mining Machinery
Portable and Stationary Mills
a specialty, with capacities
from 15.0UO to ldO.OOO in 10
hours. Several Mills now
near Cranbrook giving good
satisfaction.
WE  STOCK-Hoe & Simond's
Saws, Belting, Valves ai.d all
kinds of Mill  Supplies.
Prices gladly furnished on specific
enquires   All prices F- O. B.
your nearest station.
Let us quote you on anything
you require.
Tomorrow Night
10-Round
Boxing Contest
"KID" SCALER
Light-weight Champion uf tlm
North-west
EDDIE MARINO
of  Calgary.
The only niiin who defeated
"Billy" Lauder
The Auditorium, April 2nd
Referee to be  chosen  by the
people of Craubrook.
Admission  $1.00
Preliminaries at 9 p.m. sharp.
Iust about tbe time a man finds
himself unable to buy another pound
of coal, spring comes.
Wo never see a man hurrying but
what we are Inclined to believe that
he bu been watting Us Um*. THK   CKANBKOOK    I IE It ALU
THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
HEAD OFFICE. T0H0NTO
EsTini.isiiED iter
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_iEXAnDEBiAiiiD,G[n«raiMan«s«| Reserve Fund, -   6,000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in lhe United States and England
COUNTRY BUSINESS E*„7/Scfty.f0lMVr^*Sf
Others tor the transaction of tbtlr
banking business.    Sales notes will be cashed or taken for collection.
BANKING BY MAIL Accounts may he opened by mail and
DttraninU D f mrt,L monies deposited or withdrawn te thii
way with equal facility. Ug
R. T. Brymncr, rian;i«-er Cranbrook Branch
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THE PREMIER SHORT ORDER HOUSE IN EAST KOOTENAY
Mt-tropnlitnn Style coin blued willi All the Comforts o( Home
Our   25c.   Merchants'   Lunch
Is What The Merchants Eat
The only CHARCOAL BROILER between Calgary and the Coast
G. M. BLAKE Proprlelor
We are always open to Httiigestions
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Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants
ALL MEATS BEAR GOVERNMENT
INSPECTION  STAMPS
GIVE US VOUR ORDERS FOR
BUTTER, EGOS OR
SMOKED MEATS
FISH AND GAME IN SEASON
PHONE NO. 10
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No family order too small nud no wholesale order too big to receive
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The kind you need
ARNOLD & ROBERTS
CRANBROOK.  I). C.
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FOR SALE.
300 Acres of Fruit Land
Half-mile from Cranbrook
A  Big Bargain. -      Reasonable Terms
Address—M.  Frost, Cranbrook, B. C.
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A. C.  Bowness
Wholesale Dealer in
Wines. Liquors and Cigars
We  recoinuiuiiil  P. Dawson's   SCOTCH WHISKIES as
the best.   Anil Melclier's RED CROSS GIN.
All other choice Imuiils kept in stook,
AQENT   FOR   T.   LABELLE   tt   CO.
To clear (or stocktaking, wu will reduce the prices on Oats to
I3B.00; Timothy, $211.00; Wheat, IHfi.OO.    Strictly spot cash.
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ELKO I
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(From our owe correspondent)
Mr. and Mrs. Hercbmer, Misses
Dudleys and friends and others, ull
of Fernie, wcro Klko visitors Sunday,
visiting the falls and other beautiful
places.
Come to Klko for uraiid scenery.
Alius Uutchcrott, ol Winnipeg,
was in IClku between trams Saturday-
Mr. O. .1. Lewis, tlic popular name
warden, speiil Sunday with his lamlly on Die North Star Hill.
M. Phillips, nf Kmitlaii-ls Kami,
made a business trip to Klko Saturday.
T. Lebcl, nl Pincher ('reek, was
calling on bis old customers iu town
Saturday.
Mr. ami Mrs. 11 road wood und
daughters have left their camp iu
South Fork audi returnod to Nelson.
Mr. J. S. Mackay and son Carl, ol
Cranbrook, were visiting friends a
few days last week.
Mr. T. C. Armstrong lias accepted
a position with the Adolph Lumber
company, of Baynes.
Miss Mary Hemic visited friends in
Fernie for a few days last week.
Mr. Ol-dlamt, of Fernie, was looking
after his interest in town last week.
Mr. Oldland and company arc putting
in a brick yard here. Another indication that Klko can "deliver tbe
goods."
H. Y. Parker, C.K., and party
have returned to Cranbrook after surveying the land for the new brick
yard.
•'Watch Klko grow."
Frank and George Inghum, of Hosmer and Fernie respectively, were
visiting their parents on Sheep Mountain Sunday.
It is true that a person cannot live
on beautiful scenery. But then we
have apples, pears, plums, peaches,
etc.. all home grown. Klko is truly
thc orchard uf the Kootenav.
Mead Kennedy returned Monday
evening from Cranbrook hospital, after a -slight attack of typhoid fever.
W. S. Forsy. after a short illness,
is able to resume his work acraiii.
J. M. Agnew left for Nelson Mondav but returned in a few davs with
liis family. Mr. Agnew will take
up his residence and place of business
on old Melbourne site, which has heen
remodelled.
Karl Holbrook brought in a largu
hunch of crocuses Sundav. This is
another indication lbat spring is
here.
Miss Leone Kennedy is visit inn her
,*ousin, Miss McKeo, in Wardncr this
week,
H. H. Itoss, of Waldo, was in Klko
Monday ou business.
Everyone in Klko will he sorry to
hear oi the accident which befell Mr.
Obergfell at a mill iu Criinlirook.
He only left Klko a short lime ago
and the sad news was a severe blow
to his many Klko friends. We wish
him a speedy recovery.
It is predicted that iu 1912 Klko
will have a population of twenty
thousand.
Mr. Belangee, ol Cranbrook, was
in Klko last Tuesdav.
Stanley Todhunter left for Michel
Ttieftdfty and will go np into Fording
Valley, where he will spend tlie summer.
jr., left Monday for Laurel, Mont-
Mrs, and Miss Ludgatc expect to he
here two or three weeks longer,
Kev. K. SkehihlB Wilkinson, rector
of cluist church, Fornie, will be in
Gateway next week from Monday until Saturdav. On Wednesday, March
illst, he will conduct a service in
the school house. It is hoped that
as many as can will attend the service wiil commence at 8 o'clock.
Messrs. T. Van, IL Whiting and ti.
II. Armstrong were in Gateway Sundav evening. They say that walking between Gateway nml Rexford is
excellent,
GATEWAY
(From the Gateway International)
St. Patrick's Day dance was very
successful, everyone seemed to have a
f;ood time. The music was partlcu-
arly good. Tlio new organ which
was used for the first time gave
great satisfaction. The debt on tho
organ is now all paid, enough having
heeu collected at the danco. Music
was supplied hy Mrs. Carpenter,
Jliss Anderson, Messrs. Johnson,
Lamberton, and a phonograph. An
excellent supper was served m midnight, after which dancing was kept
up until after 2.30 a.m. Some of
those present were Mesdames Minteer, Johnson, MacDonald, Dragon,
Durlingham, Carpenter, Anderson,
Young, Misses Lanfear, Butte, Anderson, Joule, Carpenter, Messrs.
Ludgatc, Butts, McCannon, Young,
MacDonald, Matousek, Johnson,
Heath, Joule, Lamberton, Farrell,
of Gateway, Mrs. Colman, the Misses
Sullivan, Messrs. Peterson. Sergeant, Hart, Smith and MeBride, of
Rexford, Miss Hilda Dryden, of
Dorr, B. C.
Conductor W. J. Powers returnod
to his duties on the freight train, on
Saturday, after a week's holiday.
Messrs. Mitchell and McGuire came
down to Gateway from Flagstone on
a raft on Sunday.
T. Van and F. J. Lannlgan spent
Thursday evening In Gateway, Mont
Bonners Ferry Lumber company,
camp No. 11, have finished work at
the Boundary. Mr. C. NUes paid
of! his men on Friday latt.
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I WARDNER I
(From our own correspondent)
An. Wm. Barclay, mauaget* of the
Clarcsholm Luiuu-r & i. nun company, ol that place, wus shuhiug
uauus with Ins many Wardner friends
on Siimiiiy, leaving uu .Monday mowing lor Cranbruok.
Gomel* Juues is uwuy this week on
a business trip to tuu prmne.
Alt. A. Lund, G. W. Donahoe and
sister, drove to t'ott Sleele on Sunday morning last.
Air. Cowan pi cached iu Craimrook
last   .Sunday dining the aiiseiiie     ui
Kev.   Alain, who took Air. Cowuti s
service here.
Air. Kcenan, representing Redmond's Manufacturing company, of
Montreal, called on iriends in town
on Monday last.
Mr. T. Lebcl, the hay king, ol
Pincher UruuK, was doing liusiu ss in
town ou Monday.
Mr. Sinclair, thu noted tin her
cruiser, was iu town Monday on
business.
Air. Herb Kelt, who has been t in-
ployed hert! for some lime as engineer at tlie planing mill, left ou
Monday afternoon (or eastern
points.
Air. Jeveiis, representing llie W. T.
Bowser Co., of Toronto, ..as ,n low,
this week doing business.
Aliss Lucy Bantenhelmer spent last
Saturday in Cranbrook.
Conslable Adney was iu Cranbrook
lust Saturday on business.
Mr. Dan AlcLeod and dauchter Violet lefl fnr Lethbridge l-iati week,
where they will spend a few days.
A meeting iu uonueptdon with tbe
building of tbe new Presbyterian
church here, was held in the Library
hall, alter tbu regular service on
omniay evening last. A motion was
made, calling lbe congregation and
church "St. Andrews", which was
unanimously carried. Air. P. Lund,
Air. Dave Breuseuridgu and Mr. T.
Vt. Burgess were then elected as
managers. Mr. r. Lund and V.i. G.
Vi. Donahoe were asked to assume
tnc uibcu uf trustees. It was decided to ask for a grant ol two hundred
dollars lo be used to assist in building and equipping the church. The
meeting then adjourned.
Mr. Prentice, representing the A.
McDonald company, ol Ferine, was in
town Tuesday last.
Air.   Dave    Breckeiiridge  and  Mr.
lames McLaren were in McGillivray
on Wednesday last un business.
Constable Morris, of Craubrook,
was iu town Tuesday uu ollicial business.
The local Forresters are prop-uing
for a mammoth dance to ho given in
the hall un April 23rd.
Air. Cowan is in Jaflray this week.
Air. Marsh, representing the Armour company, uf Chicago, was in
town on Thursday last.
Mr, Culver, of Vancouver,  real
tatu agent, was in town last week ou
business.
Mr. Brown, of the Ashdown Hardware company, of Nelson, was in
town last Friday on business.
Airs. Anderson and Mrs. LaVan • »i
of Jafirav were shopping at tlu
Crows Nest Pass Lumber company's
big store last Thursday.
Mr. Douglas, selling Stanlicld's underwear, was in town last week.
Mr. Alex. Burins called on old
friends here a few days agu.
Mr.  Benedict,    of Mayook,  wus    in
town on Friday last.
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I MOYIE |
is hero from -Mount Slcwart, P.E.I.,
mill will probably remain In tin- wont
lot some liniu.
The plaiui*. at thu mill o( Uiu
l'oiio Uico Lumber uumpaiiy will
oil started during thr lust week in
•iprll according lo present plans. The
machinery is now being overhauled.
A. 0. Cook and wile were in town
Ihis week Irom Kvafi, where thev
have put ill the past three years.
T'tloy have uow moved to Juhrav, and
Mt. <-'ook half been given a better
position with the East kootenay
Lumber company. The head olliee ol
i lus eonipauy was moved recently
from Uraubrook to Jailray.
Mr. and Mis. Hillier, parents ol
Airs. J. W. Kite* and Mis. E. A.
Uill, are iu towu uu a short visit,
ihey .spent the winter in Vancouver, aud are uow on their way easl
to their home in Ontario.
The ice on the lake lumislies an excellent    loothall   ground and almost
very evening a bunch ol young Id-
lows ure out kicking thc pigskin. A
game is announced to take place tomorrow afternoon at 2.:'0 between
lhe miners and the muckers.
After an absence of almost seven
years tt. L. Heid, lormerly ol the
lirm of Heid, Campbell a- Co., returned to Movie. Mr. Heid tuts been
in lhe coast    cities most      ol    the
me since he left here,
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CRESTON
(From the Creston Review.)
All thc Iriends of "Mayor" Little
in towu, and those at outside points
will learn with regret ot tin accident
that hcliil bim on St. Patrick's
night. He had some business to
truusact with a member ol lhe train
crew ul u work train, and as he
jumped oil the train in the dark,
Ills leet struck a tic and hu was
liuticil to the ground. Picking hint-
self up he lelt none the worse at the
time (or the mishap, and he continued his way and attended thc St.
Patrick's concert in the opera hodse.
Thc next morning he was in bad
shape uud Dr. Henderson was called
iu to attend him. lie discovered
that one ol his ribs was Iractured.
Fred is now resting easily although
tie has had troubles of his own tot
lhe past few days. All will join in
our wish that he will be Joltntty-on-
llir-spnt-spcodily.
Mr. Cl. K. Norlhey, representing
the lirm uf the Creston Healty &
Timber Co., lelt on Tuesday's train
ior Calgary, where he has gone to
transact important business tor the
firm.
Hoadmaster Sinclair, Cranbrook,
was In town Monday.
Young Giorgio Head gave a party
to a large number of bis little
friends on Monday last, tbe occasion
being the celebration of his twelfth
birthday. All tbe guests were in
costume, the dining room of the
Creston hotel presenting a very
pretty sight.
The Erickson sawmill is now working full blast.
Mrs. W. K. Brown received the
sad news by wire on Thursday last
ol the death of her lather, aged 68,
a prominent merchant ol Griffith,
Georgia. Mr. A. A. Snider, tbe
deceased gentleman, has two other
surviving daughters, all residents ol
Creston, viz.: Mrs. K. Bevan and
Mrs. Spiker. They may rest assured
they have the sympathy ol the Inhabitants of Creston.
Eastern capitalists arc now paying
a whole lot o attention to the fruit
lands of Creston.
Mr. J. Mcrriman, ol High Itiver,
Alta., was a recent visitor to our
town. So enthused was he with the
advantages of this district, that he
purchased government block 11, about
ten acres. Thc Creston Realty Oo.
put through the deal. The price
wus $115 per acre.
g Seven Years Ago §
£ in Cranbrook ut at I
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(From the Moyie Leader.),
K. D.    Stinson was in Crnnbrook
Wednesday.
A telephone has heen placed In thc
cuurt house, lt is No. 25. It will
he on the all night service.
W. H. Aldridgc, manager of the.
Consolidated company, was tn town!
the first of the week.
E. A. Hill and J. W. F'ftch were',
transacting business in Cranbrook)
Wednesday. ■
W. It. Ross, ol Fernie and Kort
Sleele. has been elected president of
Ihe Kernie Board ol Trade.
Fred Pieper came Into tlie office
last Monday smiling and showing
every indication of feeling good.
"Spring is not tar oft now," said he.
"I saw blue birds this morning, and
they were singing 'Beautiful Cranbrook,' with two robins joining in
the chorus.
Wardner has a ping-pong club and a
water tank.
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DOG   COLLARS
The Dor Catcher will booh • ><• starting out
looking for stray ami untagged canines.
Your dog surely deserves a uf"i«l collar,
and we want you to come in and look at our line.
If we do say it ourselves, wo have the swellest
stock and largest variety ever brought into
Cranbrook.
J. D. McBRlDE
HARDWARE ■ CRANBROOK, ll. I'.
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Wm. Lawson is doing persistent
work nn his claims on the west side
of the lake with very ciicoiiragl-u- results.
D. J. Elmer, of Moyie, was in
Mil Saturday night.
Contractor Leask has commenced
trork on Peter Lund's new resid-
face.
Tho townsite office has been ureatlv
improved by the addition ol a neat
verandah.
Charles Vroman, proprietor of thc
Wentworth hotel, Is making extensive Improvements about his place.
William Hamilton has come to the
conclusion that fruit can be grown
here ami   in  conseqaenee is planting
    sis   hundred   berry bushes and three
W. .1.    Ludgatc anil   W. Ludgate,     N. ,1. Collin, brother, ol Dr..  Collin, iiundreri plum trets.
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CARPENTERS & CONTRACTORS
Beg to announce that they ure now open to give estimates
for Contracts, large or small. All our quotations are reasonable, anil nothing but first-class work. Let us quote you
for your building, and compare our prices with all others in
town.
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Cranbrook,   B. C.
JACK MCDONALD AND (11 ST. AKD8BK, PBOPBIBTOBB
Our Motto i " The best is None' Too Good."
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J. BROWN, PROPRIETOR.
CRANBROOK, B. C.
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APRIL  1, J009
UBANBltOOK HERALD
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South Kasi. Kootenay yuu must advertise iu The Herald.
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;iRCULATION STATEMENT
I, K. 1°. Simpson, maiui^ur ol the
C'ranlirnuk lleralil, ilu horoby state
that tlie pressman's books show, and
that 1 have every reason to believe
that tlie circulation nl the Herald Inr
tlie past year lias been 71,0711 copies,
divided as follows:
January, lllllll  (1,11115
February,   11108    1,720
March, 11108  5,410
April, 1II0S    5,970
May,  1008    4,775
.June,  1008  1,1180
Julv.  11108   5,805
August,    1008 11.8111
September,   1008  5.825
October,   1008  8,105
November,   1008    5,375
December, 1008     0,575
Total for tbe year 1(108 ...71,079
Average monthly circulation..5023.3
Average weekly circulation ...13C6.47
Subscribed and sworn to belore me
tbis 1 ll tli day ot February, 1009, at
Cranbrook, B.C.
■ lohn Hutchison,
A    Notary   Public   in and   lor   the
County of Kootenav, British Columbia.
11 People interested in Fruit
,, Lands In South-east Koot-
l \ enay should write to
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S observations!
I        BY THE OLD MAN. !
K. T. Lowery, the sage ol the
west, is now issuing his paper, "Tlie
Ledge," at Nelson, instead of Greenwood as heretofore. Tlie reason for
(liis change is lhat the business ol
the Ledge is almost as great in the
Kootenays as it is in   the Boundary.
The Evening Post is the latest
journalistic venture in Victoria. The
Post will he published by lho Colonist Publishing company,
Duncan Itoss will start an evening
paper in Vancouver.
The Herald is iu receipt of an advance copy of the Canadian Pacific
Railway company's pamphlet on
British Columbia, li is an up-to-
date production ami rocs exhaustively Into tho resources and possibilities of the province. Speaking of
Cranbruok tho pamphlet savs;
Cranbrook, the chief divisional
point ou tho Crows Nest Pass
railwav. is situated in a beautiful
Wooded prairie near thc southern
end of the Kootenay River valley.
It fs an Important business place,
the center ol a line agricultural
and lumbering district, and a distributing point fur supplies. The
'lation is about • 3,5(10 and
steatlilr incrensirrr. Four large
saw mills with a dailv capacitv
of about tf!0,000 feel, are lncat«i
in the town bv a branch railwav.
It has a guod water works system, hanks, churches hotels and
schools. The building nl the
Kootenav Central railwav will
add much to ''raiibnmk's wealth
and importance.
A renewed cfTorl should he made tn
have the Soo-Snokano Fiver stop at
Movie. On ami after the ith inst
the eastboiind Fiver will pass Movie
nbnut 12 noun, while the westbound
will en t.hroiii'h at 7,30 p.m. Some
time ago the Fiver did stop at Movie
and the convenience thus rendered the
peoplo     of  the     lake side city  wan
greatly appreciated. Now that these
trains reach Moyie at convenient
hours it would seem that to stop
there would bo a good thing for the
district and thc company.
The fact that Cranbrook has becn
made a port of entry instead ol an
outport as heretofore is a matier of
some considerable Importance to this
city. Up tn now tbe customs receipts fur the Cranbruok office hf>V0
been merged with the purl ot Nelson
and consequently Cranhrook, as
Cranbronk, has received un credit.
Willi Cranbrook as a port all duty
paid here, and at the outports uuder
the Jurisdiction of the Uranbrook
port, will be credited to the Uranbrook office.
Today is known .is All Fool's Day.
The uld custom uf sending anyone, un
this day, upon a bootless errand
seems to have been general throughout Europe for centuries, ll would
seem that iu the middle aacs ihe
Blbtcal story of Christ lieing sent
from Herod to Pilate was lhe urigin.
The fact remains, that tn hoi people
in a good-natured way, i.s tho object.
This is nu insinuation uu the part nr
the Herald, which appears todav, he-
cause this is the regular .lay oi publication.
The Herald is in receipt nf the lirst
number of tbe Evening tlulletln of
Prince Itupert. The Bulletin is the
lirst dailv tn be published in the
Northern capital. The paper ts Llh-
ergl iu politics.
If you want to boost Cranbruok
this year send a copy of the Herald
lo yuur friends.
A twelve million dollar beer trust
has been organized In Qttobcc- That
will nrobably menu that the white
will he higher and the red lower.
Prince Edward Island has been nut
nf the world for the last few weeks
nwin<- to the difficulties ol navina-
lion between The Island and the
mainland. The tunnel will have to
be built, or some ol thc boys in
Cranbrook will nut lie able tn get
home.
Tbe talk ol war between Germany
and England is nonsense. When
there wus a war between Spain and
tlic United States and Germany
started tn interfere, Johnny Bull immediately entered the flcld and said,
"Hands off." International matters
have arrived at that stage where the
Augln-Saxon race will stand together, and any time that a country
threatens England, the good old
Motherland will receive the fullest
support of the army and navv of the
United States.
Have vou joined the Board ul
Trade?    If not, why not?
If yuu want to make this a better
growing year lor Cranbrook got iu
aud boost.
The Herald is growing and is not
afraid to show its subscription list
tu any advertiser. On the contrarv
urge upon every advertiser to
satisfy himself, as to the extent nl
the circulation of the Herald.
An advertiser in the Herald last
week told us that his ad. brought
liim a customer lorty miles trom
Cranbrook, that gave him enough
business to pay lor bis ad. for some
months to come. "It evidently
pays to advertise in tho Heruld,"
said the gentleman, "and my experience with vour paper has demonstrated this lact."
If vou own a foot of property in
Cranhrook you should he a booster
Inr the Board of Trade. The men
who are devoting their energies to
promoting the hest interests ol Cranbronk as members nl the Board of
Trade do not receive one cent Ior
their work. Their time is worth
money. Are vna lining as much for
vour town? Thc way tn push our
lown ahead is for all of us to gut in
and work together.
Keep on boosting Cranbruok- It
won't do vou any harm aud it may
do a whole lot nf us good.
There is no northern country on
earth that can show such climatic
conditions as Cranbrook and South
Kast Kootenay. Take the montth ol
March this year and during the
twelve vears tbat wc have lived "hero
tliere has never been a better condition nertainlng so far as climatic
conditions are concerned, It is trulv
Ihe banana belt ol this section nt[ the
nuntrv and the neople were never
more impressed with this fact 1han
this vear.
Governor Folk, ol Missouri, in an
uddress delivered at Norfolk, Virginia, predicts a clash between Canada and the United States! Basing
his opinion upon the large emigration from the United States to Canada during the last few years, Mr.
Folk says that the tendency will be,
on account of this large emigration,
really bring about a union between Canada ami the United States.
This talk is all bosh. The people
who eome from the United States
tn Canada to make their hnme, as
soon as the laws will permit, become
permanent citizens of the Dominion
and in consemicncc are as good Canadian citizens as those who were born
in thc country. The men who have
left the States to come to Canada
have done so to better their condition. The majority of them realize
that thev have acted wisely and
their stand, since thev have become
citizens nf Canada, is in lavor of
Canada and Canadian institutions.
This talk about a union with the Re-
uublie south ol the line due to American emigration is the worst kind of
mt that could be originated. The
American who comes tn Canada to
make his home is a Canadian nnt
onlv In fact, but in sentiment, and
what is good Ior Canada, what Is
good Ior the Canadian citizen, what
is best Ior Canadian advancement. Un-
American who has become a Canadian citizen will endorse to tlie fullest extent.
Be a booster, lt is so easy when
yuu know huw. There is no reason
why every man, woman and child in
Uranbrook and the district should
nut be a booster. Some people
think that a buoster aud a boomer
are synonymous, but lhat is not the
case. A booster is one who is optimistic and believes in lhe future ol
the country he is living iu, not
simply for what he can get uut ot it,
but Ior the benelit ol the country, itself. A boomer is une who takes
the sellisb view of the case and only
wants tu sec things go ahead that he
mav personally make profit out ol
it. Bo a booster. Everyone may
be a booster. The Cranbrook Herald has been a booster for the last
eleven years ami during that time,
week by week, 1ms endeavurcd to lay
before its readers the possibilities ot
lhe district ol East Kootenay. K
mav be asked hy some people: "lluw
ean 1 he a booster? 1 live out in
lhe country and see very few people,
especially those who come into the
country with a view ul settling?"
The question is easily answered.
Everyone has friends in Eastern Canada, 'the United States or thc Uld
Country, and to these everyone
should write occasionally, telling of
the progress ol the country and at
the same time sending a copy ol thc
Herald, which contains always une nr
inure articles along the line ol the
development of the country. Everyone mav be a booster, evervone
should be a booster. The country
needs boosters, so it would be well
lo be a booster.
How manv know how manv horse
there are iu Canada? Not manv
wo suppose, nor do we lancv that
manv people particularly care, but
[information on this puint was imparted at. the annual dinner in To-
routo the other day of tho Ontario
Association ol Veterinary Surgeons.
Dr. J. G. Stewart, in spcakin-** of the
horse Industr" estimated that there
were 2,118,1(15 horses in Canada,
with an average value ol $1*10 and a
total value nf $260,000,000.
S1PPOUTS THE PLEBISCITE.
(Walker's Weekly.)
The Good Book says, "Be temper-
ale iu all things," and to "resist not
evil," but our woman suRragists ami
Local Oplionists think they have a
hetter way.
This week the editor received a fifteen hundred word communication
frum 1). Spencer, superintendent of
thc Local Option League, accompanied by a letter asking us lo publish
it. As our space is limited, and we
have the local field to fill, we are
compelled to lay thc article on the
table. It pretends to express the
position and intention of the Local
Option League, with reference to the
action uf the Provincial government
in deciding to submit the question to
a vote of the peop.e, but it is tor the
most part the vituperate cry ol a
spoiled child who has peevishly demanded moro than the parent can
give in fairness to the rest ol the
family. We believe a temperate
pulley iu all things is the best
policy. Intemperance never wins.
And Mr. Spencer is very intemperate.
He objects strenuously to the matter
being left to a plebiscite and accuses
the government ol showing great
weakness iu so deciding. He forgets
that thc .13,0(11) signatures presented
tu the government represent scarcely
a seventh of the population of the
province. Surely the I'ovemment
lias a right to consider the rest of
the family without being considered
weak, ur a tool in tlte hands ol the
liquor men. After accusing the government of these things Mr. Spencer
goes after it fur passing a resolution
asking for a Itoyal Commission to be
appointed to cumiire into the liquor
traffic. This, he says, is another
way ol shelving the question, and
"will arouse the spirit ol the temperance people to white heat." Just
so. The must intemperate people on
earth arc the temperance people.
Dare to question anv attitude they
take, or presume to demand of them
the same reasonableness as would be
demanded in other legislation, and
thev are "aroused to white heat."
We have little patience with an intemperate man, he he given to liquor
nr cold water. All men prize sobriety and sanity, and the man who
dues not realize that we need all the.
brains we have got in minding our
own business and doing our work as
it should tie done is a back number.
Men who arc "aroused to white
heat" the moment thev cannot have
what thoy ask Ior aro not safe men.
The conclusion nf Mr. Spencer's th-!
ade, is sufficient tn show what are
U.e plans and objects ot the Local,
Optlontsts.     He says:
HILL & COMPANY
We have some exceedingly choice designs in
Children's Spring and Summer Coats
and Misses' Dresses
See our Windows.
"QJJALITY"
"QJJAUTY"
We have received a further consignment of
"20th Century" Brand Clothing
in their latest and nattiest designs.   Call and see them.
HILL & COMPANY S«E
"The campaign is on. Let every
mural reformer work. If thc foolish
move of the government, even the
liquor support reasons, means their
defeat and the placing ol the Liberals
in power, who is to blame? We
must put principle before party and
vote fur the men who will put the
settlement nf the liquor question in
the bands of the people."
Pray, Mr. Spencer, who are the
people'.' And in what better way
can the question be more equitablv
settled tban hy submitting it to a
plebiscite? Thc men who do not
agree with thc Local Optionists In
their arbitrary demands, arc property owners and ratepayers, and surely j
they have some rights. Sn have the
liquor men. Local Option is nnt a
new i hine. nor has it proved to he a
panacea fnr all intemperance. It a1
irovernment cannot be permitted to
hear both sides of  the question with-'
out "rousing the ire nl the temperance people to while heat," they are
verv intemperate temperance people.
RESOLUTION OF CONDOLENCE.
Cranbrook, B.C.,   March 28th, 1909.
At un extraordinary meeting of
the ladies ol the Altar Society of
St. Mary's church, the following resolution was proposed and unanimously adopted:
Whereas, it has pleased Almighty
Ood lo call from this life Mrs.
Kdythe Cline;
And whereas, Mrs. Edythe Cline
was ati active member nf the Altar
Society, established In St. Mary's
church at Cranhrook, B.C.;
Be it resolved, thut the members ol
the said Altar Society, olTer their
deepest     sympathy   tu thc bereaved
husband, parents, and familv ot Mrs.
Cline;
Bo it further resolved, that a mass
be offered by thc said society, on the
__ud dnv of April for thc repose of
the soul uf Mrs. Cline;
Be it further resolved that a copy
nf this resolution he entered in the
minute book of thc Society, nnd sent
to tlic "Cranbrook Herald," for publication.
Signed on behalf of tlic members of
the Altar Society.
Mrs. CL McDonell, President.
Miss N. Drummond, Secretary.
Miss L. C. McCarthy, Treasurer.
A business man should   lock his
business    cares inside   ol   his ollice
desk instead nf taking   them home
and shouldering them oil on a tired
wife.
THE MEDAL CONTEST
The medal recitation contest will
take place in the Methodist ehurch
tomorrow evening. Besides the competitive recitations there will be a
good programme ol musical selections. No charge will be made Ior
admission, hut a silver collection will
he taken up and turned over to the
Bovs' Brigade. The judges ol the
contest will be: Miss I. M. Crandall,
C. M. Allison and the Itev. Anderson.
Thc competitors arc Harold Uolp-
maii, Gordon Wallinger, David Watson, Harry Brown and .1. Haslam.
The boys have been well I rained bv
Miss Chapman and Miss McNeil,
themselves gold and silver nii'dalisls.
Mrs. Stevens, organist at the Pies-
bylerian church, has been verv active
in working up the musical part n(
the programme.
Book for a Cook
The Ogilvie Flour Mills Company
Imve, at my request, mailed several hundreds of their "Book for a Cook" to
residents in Cranbrook. Any one who
his been overlooked and would like a copy
can have one by calling or leaving their
name at the store. We sell thousands of
sacks of Ogilvie's Flour every year. We
carry no other for the reason that it is the
most dependable flour made. Best flour
for bread.   Best flour for pastry.
G.   T. ROGERS
THE GROCER
CRANBROOK, B.C.
BOOTS, SHOES, HOSE, GLOVES, MITTS, GLASS AHD CROCKERY
'No wear out of them'
'Phut is what a C.I'.K. Engineer said
tu um about u pair of boots hu bought Inst
yenr.     Wc   sell  just   thut  quality and
guarantee   every   pair.     Wo     niuku   u
specialty   of
Hens $5.00 Boots
They aro worth $5.50 and 1(1.110 anywhere.
We   offur this week a Bargain   in
Ladies' Patent Leather Boots
a $4.50 Blucher Cut
Boot for $3.50 TUB   UBAJSBBOUK    HKHAU)
Magnificent Fruit
Land
situate in the Moyie River Valley, I mile south of Curzon,
enjoyiug the sumo olimnto us Creston and the Kootenay Lake
1(10 aorus, of which 7 are under oropj the soil is lirst
class and although partly covered with light cotton wood
underbrush it is easily oleared. Throe-room fninie house
on tho property; also a stable.
ONLY  911.00  PEU  AORE-TERMS
Beale Col Elwell
Itoiil U-lulu, liiaunuica mul Invoallnont  llrokum
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RECLINING & FOLDING GO-CARTS
ENGLISH PERAMBULATORS
THE GENUINE
GLASSCOCK BABY WALKERS
HIGH GRADE BICYCLES
BETTER VALUE YOU CANNOT FIND IN THE COUNTY.
PATMORE BROS.
JUST   RECEIVED
A shipment of brand new Belt Buckles, Hat Pins,
Brooches, Cuff Links, Fobs, etc., in all the newest
spring ilef*i-_ni*.
The manufacturers hnve excelled all former years
in the beauty of design and finish, uiul we will be pleased
to show you theso goods whether you are nn intending
purchaser or noi.
I W. H. WILSON.
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LOCAL NOTES
PICKED UP ABOUT THE CITY BV
ASKING QUESTIONS OF
MANY PEOPLE.
Easter novelties at The Palm.
"Stove" Manaluin. ol Fernie, paid
Cranhrook a visit on Mondav.
David Griffith, king ot tho Wild
Horse, was in the city last Monday.
The plaee to got nice, green vegetables is at Campbell & Mannings.
T. Turli'v left todav fur a busine
trip to the Skookumchuck district,
■lohn U reckon ridge, ol Calgary* was
jn the eity yesterday.
A. H. Smith, of Fort Steele, was
in the eity yesterday.
Read Wilson, the jeweler's ad. It
may interest you.
.lames Joyce, of Mayook, was In
the eity on Tuesday.
L. Johnson, of Marysville, was in
the eity on Tuesday last.
J. M. Agnew, ,of Klko, was in the
city on Monday.
Complete line of single driving harness at tho Cranbrook Trading Co.
It. W. Kin, of Fernie, was a Cranbrook visitor last Monday.
Another sign of spring. They are
playing golf,
Aiidv Oood, thc Crows Nest giant,
was in the city on Friday.
V. Hyde Ilaker and C. M. Edwards
went to Spokane last Sunday.
Home made candy 30c. per lb. Saturday only at The Palm.
Oeorgc Lloyd, of Wattsburg, was
in town last Saturday.
F. J. Smyth, Moyie's poet laureate, was in town on Monday.
Tim" Lebcl, the Pincher Creek
hay king, was in the city on Monday.
George Laurie, the high priest of
Creston, was a Cranbrook visitor at
the beginning of thc week.
We invite discriminating housekeepers to test the merits of our high-
grade coffee.—Fink Mercantile Co.
W. II. Herchmer, the well known
Fernie solicitor, was in Cranbrook nn
legal business on Monday.
Thomas Whalen, the well known
Fernie hotel man, was a visitor to
the eity last Sunday.
Miss Elsie P. Rose and Mr. William C. Dale, will be married at
Coleman, Alberta, nn April 21st.
A nice line of Easter novelties.—
Campbell & Manning.
I). R. Yaies, of the Staples Lumber eompanv, was in the citv at the
beginning of the week.
J. Telfer, C.P.R. roadmaster, ot
Fernie, was a Cranbrook visitor at
the beginning ot the week.
Charles Parker, the Cherry Creek
ranchman, was in the city vesterdav
with a four-horse team.
Complete line of single driving harness at thc Cranbrook Tradine Co.
P. Lund, of the Crows Nest Pass
Lumber company, of Wardncr, was
in thc city today.
It your eyes trouble you we nnsi-
tivelv guarantee a tit. No cucssing
with us. Ask your neighbor how
their glasses suit? Results count.—
Wilson, the optician.
J. Anderson, B. Canvart and Andy
Good, of Crows Nest, were in Cran-
broov yesterday.
.1. W. Robinson has been under tlie
weather with a had cold for the last
ten days or so.
If vou require a toilet set do not
fail to see the Fink Mercantile Co.'s
stock before making vour selection.
During the month of April choir
rehearsals will be held as usual in
Knox Presbyterian church.
Mrs. N. S. Scott bas chanced her
visiting day from the lirst Tuesday
to thc lirst Friday.
R. L. T. Oalbraith nnd Dr. Hugh
Watt, of Fort Steele, were in the
citv yesterday.
Leave your orders now tor Easter
flowers.—Campbell & Manning.
Joseph Walsh, Fort Steele's provincial constable, was in the citv --es-
crday.
FOR SALE—House and lot; price
four hundred dollars. Apply Box
,'iti, Cranhrook, B.C. 52-2t*
W. I). Hill came in from the coast
on Tuesday evening. Mr. Hill is
much   improved   in health and looks
ell.
Don't forget to buy your seeds
trom the Cranhrook Drug & Book
Co., Ltd.
Mr. Wood, nl Seattle, Wash., was
in the city last Saturday. Mr.
Wood Is an uncle of Mrs. C. H, Allison and was visiting with his niece.
Ostrich feathers cleaned and curled
by experienced curler. Address Mrs.
0. It. Shcppard, back ot St. Eugene
hospital. 3-11»
A few Kootenay Ranges at a hig
reduction in price. This is a chance
to secure a higli-ma.lc range at a big
snap.—Patmore Bros,
Do vou want a baby carriage or
gn-eart? Bring along vour Eaton
catalogue. Wc will he delighted to
compare prices.—Patmore Bros.
WANTED—Employment (rom 2 to
5 daily; would take charge ot young
baby. Apply P.P.C., care Herald. 50-tt
Mrs. Barrett, formerly dressmaker
at Burns Bros., is now conducting
business on her own account at her
residence on Hanson avenue.
We have not advertised our "Hiawatha" tea—wc havo not had it-
people who use this delightful beverage find pleasure in recommending it
to their friends.—Fink Mercantile Co.
A litter of eight fox terrier pups
and their mother arc the center ol
attraction at Mitchell & Garrett's
taxidermist store.
FOB SALE-Ono Bronze Gobbler
and three hens; two White Holland
Gobblers;    Barred  Rock   and White
Rock bullets.-W. P. Laidlaw. Pincher Station, Alta. '._ 31
A, E. Watts, ol Wattsburg, was in
Cianbrook at the end of last week
on business connected with the Farmers' Instutute.
Seville oranges, the proper thing
for that nice homemade marmalade.
—Campbell & Manning.
E. Homo, of Jaflray, spent Sunday
iu town with his family. Mr. Home
expects to move his tarn.')' lo J all my
next  week.
■ i. Daly, engineer [oc the C.I'.K.
at Sirdar, was in Cranbrook ovei
Sunday,   visiting    with    lus   muny
li lends.
Harness and saddle repairing neatly and quickly done at the Cranbrook
Trading Co.
Rev. Main held services at Wardner
last .Sunday, the Rev. C. Cowan, nf
Wardner, taking Mr. Main's place • n
Cranbrook.
PARTNER WANTED TO JOIN
advertiser in g small fruit and poultry ranch.     Apply P., Herald. 4f)-tl
Charles II. Fraser, of Corbyvllle,
representing Corby's whiskey, was in
town on Tuesday murmuring "Say
Cut by."
It   is easy   to  bake   when  you      use
Sovereign Flour,—Campbell -\, Man-
nipg.
cut of bis father's ranch. Mr,
Sissons is well recommended and will
no doubt prove an efficient person for
the position.
John Cholditch has snow drops iu
bloom. There are probably ihe first
cultivated (lowers to bloom in Cranbronk this year.
"Golden Flower" oranges — the
flower ot the California crop—at
Fink's Pure Fowl Grocery.
F. W. Sheldon, laic of Sirdar, is
now the operator in the yard telegraph office. Mr. Sheldon has been
iu Craubrook before and has many
friends here.
TO RENT—A large, comfortably
furnished room. Apply tu S. Macdonald, Armstrong avenue.       -1K-U
Frank Sissons is now messenger at
the eity telegraph office, vice D. Leslie, resigned. Young Leslie bus been
a good messenger and his resignation is the outcome   uf  tho develop-
Harness and saddle repairing neatly and quickly, doue at the Craubrook
Trading Co.
Harold Darling, who is representing the Crows Nest Pass Lumber
company iu Alberta, with headquarters at Camrose, was in the city
yesterday.
WANTED—One ar twu good, »oung,
gentle horses, suitable fur express
work, weighing 10511 lbs. to 1100 lbs.
each. State lowest cash price aud
particulars to P. McGregor, P. 0.
Box 421, Kaslo, B.C. 52-5t
L. B. VanDecar was in the city at
the end nf last week and the beginning nf this. Mr. VanDecar is
just back from his California trip,
Mrs. VanDecar staying in Victoria.
Lacrosse sticks, baseballs and all
sporting goods at Cranbronk Drug &
Book Co., Ltd.
H. T. Campbell, the popular
mixologist at the Wentworth, returned from his Calgary trip last
Sunday. While in Calgary Mr.
Campbell was sick fur a few days.
Mayer's famous stock foods at the
Cranbrook Trading Co.
J. F. Armstrong, government
agent, was in Nelson at the end of
last week. Mr. Armstrong says
that neither Nelson nor Sirdar are
in advance of Craubrook this vear as
far as spring is concerned.
The Fink Mercantile Co. have heen
appointed agents for Carr's English
biscuits.
The dog tax is now due, so if vour
dog tails to come home vou will
know that he has been taken to the
public pound because he had no tag.
Tho pound law will be strictly enforced this year by thc authorities.
FOUND—A key with piece of
string attached. Owner can have
same by applying to "Herald" office.
William Barclay, one of the hest
known lumbermen of East Kootenay,
and now in charge of thc yards ol
the Crows Nest Lumber company at
Claresbolm, was in the city on Monday.
Mayer's famous stock foods at thc
Cranbrook Trading Co.
J. M. Head, dining car inspector
fnr the C.P.R., with headquarters at
Calgary, Alta., was in the city last
Friday making arrangements with
local merchants tor supplies for his
department.
WANTED—Good general servant.
Apply Mrs. S. K. McLean.       51-tl
Fred Dumont, the archbishop of
Kingseatc, was in the citv today.
Mr. Dumont says that MuU's mine
is looking splendidly'and that he and
Fred Small have invested a considerable amount in the enterprise.
Easter cards and Easter nost
cards.—Cranbrook    Drug     &    Book
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I BURNS BROTHERS
The Store of Fashion
To the Ladies of Crunbrook:
We are reasonably elated itt tin' grand
success of our Millinery I Ipening. It is highly
gratifying to us after our hard work and
planning to receive the commendation of the
Ladies of Crnnbrook.
Never belore have we sold ao many Hats
at our lirst opening, which proves Ihe general
excellence of our stuck.
All this admiration on your part  has
•purred us on to mak r Millinery Displays
a still greater Buccess, which is saying a
great deal.
SPECIAL DISPLAYS DAILY
FROM NOW UNTIL EASTER
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Miss Matheson who is up lo the minute
with the latest styles will push wurk forward
but we strongly advise yen to make your
choice early so as not to be disappointed for
Easter.
Our Up-to-date Stotk is being augmented daily, so pay us a visit you will
always find something new.
BURNSBROS
REI DBLOCK, CRANBROOK, B. C.
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or neatness ot design nnd fascinating floral heautv Fink's "Baby
Hose" Limoges china stands alone.
EGGS FOR SALE—Barred Rocks,
Brown Leghorns, $1.50 sitting; White
Pekin Ducks, $1.2.") sitting, 11 ecus.
Samuel McDonald. 2-.t*
A. L. McDermot returned this week
(rom his trip to the east. While
away Mr. McDermot visited Milwaukee and spent a couple of days
looking over the Pabst Brewing
company's monster plant. Mr. McDermot also visited Montreal, Toronto, Hamilton and Winnipeg.
TWO ROOMS TO LET AFTER
the 12th ot April. Apply Mrs. John
Leask, next door to Wentworth
hotel. 1-tl
G. II. Ashworth, is about to resign his position with thc Robinson-'
McKcnzic Lumber company and will
onen business as a public accountant.
Mr. Ashworth is well known as an
accountant, having had charge of
some of thc most important audits
in the city during thc past few
vears.
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Ltd.
J. A. Mollcur, who has been visiting in his old home in Quebec for tlic
last three months, returned to Cranhrook last Sunday. Mi. Mollcur is
glad to be back in South East Kootenay.
TO RENT—Furnished room, Hanson Ave. Apply It., care Herald office. 50-tf
.lames Ryan, managing director,
and Maurice Qualn, superintendent of
the Kootenay Telephone Lines, were
in Fernie last Tuesday. While In
that city they purchased propercy
for the Fernie telephone exchange.
We do not recommend inferior
foodstuffs because they nre low in
price. Wc aim to sell nub- desirable
merchandise.—Fink Mercantile Co.
D. ft. Dulmage returned from a
trip to West Kootenay last Tuesday
Mr. Dulmage is living on his ranch
at "Qrandview," three, miles east of
town and is as confident as ever ot
the future of East Kootenay as a
fruit growing country.
TO RENT—Two furnished rooms;
bath and 'phone; moderate rates.
Apntv S. C, care Herald office. l-3t»
There is a banner stretched across
thc street at P. Bums & Co.'s corner reading "The King's Business.'
It is put up by the Evangelists, who
will be here next Sundav to hold
thc revival meetings at the Auditorium.
M. McCarthy has received tbe sad
intelligence of the death of his 14
year old son on the 27th ot last
month at New York City, where he
was attending school. The remains
will be brought to Cranbrook tor Interment.
CAN'T SEE
THE
BANANAS
FOR
RUBBISH
■ That's the trouble through
out  Cranbrook.
; Every Iioubo should have its] [
! (lower garden, or at least n <,
| presentable appearance; but J |
! alas, altnoBt every tront gur- *
, den is a miniature stone
[ quarry or a training ground J,
for contortionist dogs.     11
■ Follow out the lines advo-o
I cated by the Board of Trade j [
and
CLEAN UP ,
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\ [ We can supply the neoessi- \ \
i, ties as follows— < >
I; Garden Rakes 75c, $1.00; •
Garden Hoes 60c.
il Long and Short Handled! I
;;        Spades $1.50        ;;
:;    Manure Forks $1.25
|    Weeding Forks 40c.
'• Garden Trowels J5e.'20e;;
MAKE
CRANBROOK!
THE REAL !!
1 GARDEN CITY;;
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iiM-CAUUM&COii
THE   HARDWARE MEHii
Clearing: Out
Our stock of   Baby Buggies, Go Carts,
Wagons, etc.
We are  discontinuing this line and will
sell all at absolute cost.
THIS IS NOT A FAKE SALE.
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BARGAINS IN FARM LANDS AT OWNERS' PRICES
640 Acres
Two and a-half miles from railroad, school and P. O.
Frame house and stable Is x 60, chicken house 30 x 16,
cellar and ice house. Forty acres under cultivation;
three acres in fruit—100 apple trees. 12 pears. 12 cherries, 12 plums. 100 peach trees. 1,000 strawberry plants,
100currants, 12 gooseberries; eight acres in fall wheat.
PRICE $15.00 PER ACRE
Half cash.    Balance to suit at 1" per cent.
160 Acres
Two and a-half miles from store and I'. <).. adjoining the
finest summer resort in Kast Kootenay. Frame house
lli x 86j chicken house 10 x 14 with shed 10 x 11: implement shed 10 x 10. Seventy-live inches of water-right.
Sixty.five ucres irrigated. One hundred ami lifty fruit
trees will lie set out this spring.
PRICE $2,500
Half cash.   Balance to suit at H per cent.
THE8E PRICES ARE FOR QUICK SALES AND MAY NOT APPEAR ACAIN
FRED.   A.   RUSSELL
Office: Opposite Royal Hotel, Cranbrook, B. C.
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DR.    H.    E.    HALL,
GRADUATE   OF   PHILADELPHIA
with  over seventeen y*nri*' practical  experience
Him-w (-Tit'i'Jt.tiii'-, Iiiu- opmi'Ml nn office in Cranhrook, ovor Mr Short's Wnll Paper Stan on
A mint rang Avt'iiucnnd iti prepim-d in do till klnde
<>f dental work at reasonable prices. Crown '"id
Bridge work a specialty. H-* iiu» don.- two thousand dollars worth of luiHlnfHti in Mojlfl In tin* hint
two months and a hnlf. Kor reference, will refer
you to any business man In that town.
IW-HWH-HW-W-HWH
READ THE HERALD
East Kootenay's Best Paper THE   CRANBRUOK   HERALD
Imperial Bank of Canada
HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO
CAPITAL AUTHORIZED
CAPITAL PAID UP
REST	
$10,000,000
5.000,000
5,000.000
H. Ii. WILKIE, President.
MUX. ROBERT J AFFRAY, Vice-Pieaideht
Accounts   ut'    Corporations,    Municipalities.    Merchants,
Farm ii'd, and Private Individuals Invited.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT— Social attention la
given to Savings Hunk Accounts. Deposits of $1.00 uud
upwards received and interest allowed at current rate from date
of tleposit.
Cranbrook Branch: J. F. M. PINKHAM, Mgr.
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When you get ready to Invest in
East Kootenay Land
Write to or call on
The East Kootenay
Investment Co.
We have a long list of Attractive
Bargains.
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SPRING
will soon be here and we are  here
before it with
The Largest and most Up-to-date
line of
WALL   PAPERS,   BURLAPS,
TILES, ETC.
In fact, everything required to make
your home more beautiful. When you
get our prices and know the quality of
our work-WE   GET   THE  JOB.
Ir. g. McPHEeI
—        Leading   Decorator   -======
Corner of Lcwisi nd VanHorne St. Phone 127
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WORLD'S FAIR NOTES.
I'ugL-t Sound ami Lake Washington
Offer thf finest water in the world
Ior motor boating und high powrr
trait from all over the country havu
entered for the contests, which will
lake place during the Alaska-Yukon-
Paciflc exposition which opens in
Seattle on .June 1.
Mine than 200,000 tufted English
pailSiCS will he seen crowing in one
vast bed at the Alaska-Vukon-Paeifie
exposition which opens in Seattle on
June 1.
Specimens of all Luther Hurliank's
wonderful vegetable creations will be
shown at ihe Alaska-Yukon-Pacific
exposition in Seattle this summer,
among them the splteleas edible cactus, which is being used to reclaim
the vast southern deserts.
Thc Filipino Constabulary band,
one of tbe world's mosl famous musical organizations, will bo an attraction at the Alaska-Yul'oii-l'uciflc exposition in Seattle this summer.
Three of tlio highest mountain
peaks of ibe United Stales are to he
seen within a radius of fifty miles ol
the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition
in Seattle. Thev are Mouni Rainier, Mount Baker and Mount Const a ne?.
Everyone who attends tbe Alaska-
Yukon-Pacific exposition in Seattle
this summer, will have tbe privilege
of panning roIi! dust from native
Alaska gravel, just ns it is panned
in Tatiana and the Klondike.
It will cost only $r>A for a round
trip ticket from Chicago to thc
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition,
which opens in Seattle on June 1.
The American Amateur Athletic
Union championships will he contested for on thc stadium of lhe Alaska-
Yukon-Pacific exposition, which opens
in Seattle on June 1.
On March I, tho Alaska-Yukon-
Pacific exposition, which opens in
Seattle nn June 1, was ninety-five
per cent complete, which makes
dotibty certnin   the declaration   that
it will - he opened to the world   on
tlie day given.
Thc "Pay Streak," which is to lie
the amusement street of the Alaska-
Yukon-Pacific exposition, is three-
quarters of a mile long, yet there
were five applications for every site
on it which enabled the directors to
select only the very best attractions. Tlie fair opens in Seattle
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PASSING OF SIR DONALD.
(Vancouver Saturday Sunset.)
Canada's oldest bison is to tie relegated to the silent and confined
space of a museum. Sir Donald, thu
veteran bull of the Hanfi herd, will,
in a few days lie transported to tbe
happy hunting ground, where he will
join thousands of his tribe who have
none before, according to a statement
made by Howard Douglas, commissioner of Dominion parks.
Tbis sole survivor of an historic
tribe was captured in 1K72 as a calf
liy Ihe late Hon. J as. Mackay, of
Manitoba and the Northwest. Mr.
.Mackay was collecting a herd lor his
private ranch. Tlie herd was kepi
at Silver Heights, near Winnipeg, and
was later transferred to Warden
llciisoti, of the Stony Mountain penitentiary, with whom Lord Strathcona had considerable interest in ttie
preservation of the buffalo,
Sir Donald Smith, as he was then
known, on the division of lbe herd,
presented this hull with twelve other
buffalo to the Dominion government,
and they were sent to the national
park at Banlf, where they became the
nucleus of (be present herd, with thc
exception of Sir Donald have died.
Sir Donald and decrepitude, and it
has been decided to slay him and
keep his hide and skeleton intact in a
museum, as a splendid monument
and remembrance of an age when
Canada was too, is showing marked
siirns of age an undisturbed wilder-,
liess.
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ALL OYER
•THE  PROVINCE!!
!' 1'
Tlie deed for      the new post office
site at Orand    Forks has been taken
JOE MARAP0DI
SHOE SHOP
Repairing a Specialty
Athens Block, Crnnbrook
(1 rcenwood hotels have been inst ruoted that bars must be kept closed tight on Sundays.
Ttie Dominion Railway commissioners have ordered the U.P.R. to install an electric bell at its crossing
near tlie Kettle river at (irand
Forks.
Peter Veregin, the Doukbobm leader, and bis associates, who have purchased tbe Coryell ranch at Orand
Forks, have taken possession.
Clew Newman, the Hridesville
liaiidii, was caught in Seattle and
brought back to Orecnwood last
week, was given a hearing ou Friday, uud sent up for trial at the
spring assi/cs. lie was taken to
Nelson uu Saturday eo await trial
A building boom is expected in
.Movie Ibis season.
Tbe C.P.R. hotel al Revelstoke is
In he enlarged.
Orecnwood will make a display of
minerals at the Alaska-Yukou-Pacific
exposition.
A post olhee has lieen established
at Big Eddy, ou the Columbia river.
The logging camps at Cowichan
lake have begun work. Preparations
have been made for extensive opera-
lions this spring and summer.
Edmund    Robert    Parker,   fourth
Marl of Morley, who has been visiting Earl and Countess Grey, at Otr
lawa, and who is uow touring the
west, is iu Victoria.
Peter Boucher, who left Phoenix
three vears ago to prospect around
Cobalt, died near there last week
[nun la grippe. He was 40 -ears
old and had only been married two
years.
The dates of the Vernon fall fair
arc September 18, 17, 18; Kelowna,
September 20 and 21; and it is possible lhat Rovelstoke's will he September 13 and 14. These dates will
all line in with those of the horse
racine circuit.
Revelstoke is endeavoring to form a
cricket league made up of Robson,
Castlegar,    Muncaster, Orand Forks,
0 reen wood, A rmsl rone Vernon,
Okanagan, Mission, Kelowna, Rossland and Revelstoke. If the league
is formed it would be easy to arrange cricket weeks at Revelstoke,
Nelson, Vernon and Rossland.
Greenwood Miners' union has elected the following officers for the current term: President, Charles Bierce;
vice-president, T. Y. McKay; second
vice-president, .fames Frascr; financial secretary, George Hetherton:
treasurer, John Findlav: recording
secretary, J. A. McLeod; conductor,
A. Nlgri; warden, Henry Barnes;
trustees, J. D. Drake; Thos. Brad-
lev, Charles Bierce, Henry Barnes,
Morris Peterson.
The Grand Forks Gazette is inform-*
kI on reliable authority that 6,000
grape vines are ordered bv a ranch
near Grand Forks and will be nlant-
ed this spring. This shows not only
a faith in the vallev a.s a fruit producing district, but faith in a branch
or fruit-raising generally neglected
and not considered li' -• pro-
lilable here. The success of this enterprise will he watched caretullv
and, if encouraging, will lead to
further planting.
A good deal of difficulty was experienced this winter from slides
coming down »n the Camborne-Beaton
road. Now it is proposed to erect
snowsheds at the worst points on
tin1 road, and R. Gordon, eovernment
agent, went in there last week to
look into thc proposed improvements with a view to
advising thc government as to the
advisability of the project.
Grand Forks expects a building
boom this summer.
The public schools of Vancouver
are to he provided with telephones.
The Vernon-Okanagan will In future publish an eight page weekly instead of a six page semi-weekly.
The London Stock Exchaiure has
lieen applied to to list $500,000 British Columbia Electric five per cent
bonds.
The pells of eleven deer were     rc-
I'tillv found secreted in thc bush   on
Scotch creek,  near   Kamloops.     The
police are endeavoring lo find     who
Med tbem in order lhat thev     mav
hi' prosecuted.
(>.  A, McNicliolI, purchasing agent
1 the Grand Trunk Pacific railwav,
with licadutinrters at Vancouver, Is
calling for tenders for thc supply of
300,000 cross and switch ties and
I.OOO telegraph poles for use on the
first 100 mile section between the
terminus nnd Kitsalas canyon on the
Skeena rivcr.
Chief Constable F. Stavclcy Spain,
of New Westminster, has resigned
from  the provincial police force.
The C.P.R, will have a space of
14.000 square feet at the Alaska-
Yukon-Pacific exposition. This is
larger than some of the States of
the Union will have.
Vancouver gets its fifteenth bank
this month bv thc opening of a
I branch of the Bank of Toronto.
I It Is claimed thnt Vancouver receives and sends out nearly twice as
many sea-going vessels as Montreal.
; Doe Lake is the name of the newest townsite in Okanagan and James
Ritchie is the promoter. Rome 2,000
acres will be put under irrigation at
this point which is seven miles south
of Pcnticton on the Okanagan river..
Tlie water   will     lie piped Irom two
mountain streams.
Victoria is to have a sixty day
race meeting this year, says the
Boundary Creek Times.
Mayor Weir, uf Trail, and ais al-
dermanic ticket were returned by a
large majority.
John J. Harrison, a well-known
citizen ot Vancouver, committed suicide the day after he had told thc
police that a Christian Science practitioner named Varey advised bim
to give all his money to Mr. Varcy \s church. Harrison was worth
about Hun,mm, and leaves a wile and
[laughter. The coroner's jury declared that Varcy wis largely tlu
cause ol Harrison's ■io.p-.iiiiuii-.'y-. ami
-ouimeuds Uiat thu AU_ni:v UODvV-
al investigate tbe case fouhwith.
Tue prospects lor a fast lacrossi
team for Vernon this yeut seem to
lie very bright. It is understood a
cup will be presented hy one ul Vernon's otfizens lor competition between (he teams of Uiu valley.
Kamloops will limld a r-,HW Y.M.
C.A. building.
Tree planting iu Keremeos started
on .\lomla) lasi, March lath, when
J. J. Armstrong sit out a number ol
apple trees. Plows and harrows are
at work on every fruit lot and ranch
and everything is in keeping with
merry bustle of spring.
Tlie dredge has resumed operations
at Pentictou.
The government agent at Vernon,
Leonard Norris, has in his possession
a y*W gold piece coined at New
Westminster in 1802. He bas been
uttered $700 fur it.
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i: Dull Razors
are not our game. If yon
want a nap come to the
white barber shop for a
shave.
:• BULLOCK & WEBSTER:
The Lean ami FatTouSOrlal
Parlors
OPPOSITE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE ]
If you don't want a good
hhavf, don't come
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CRANBROOK EMPLOYMENT ACENCY
Men employed for all klmld of - .
work,   Wo solicit correspondence <»
witli   mill  operators and other
oilier industries,
RESIDENCE PHONE NO. f.2
0FFICE PHONE NO. 63.
ADDRE8S I P. 0. BOX 232
MANACER ' >
Crescent Lodge No. 33
KNIGHTS   of   PYTHIAS
Cranbrook, B. C.
Meets every    Tuesday at 8 p.m.    at
Fraternity Hall.
J. II. Henderson, C. C.
J. L. Walker, K. of It. & S.
Visiting   brethrea  cordially Invited
to attend.
MURPHY ft FISHER
Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.
Supreme and Exchequer Court Agents
Practice in Patent   Office and Before
Railway  Commission.
Hon. Charles Murphy, M. P.
Harold Fisher.
l-0.fl.l-,     Key City Lodge
No. «. Meets tvtry
Monday night at
New Fraternity Hall. Sojourning Oddfellows cordially Invited.
H. White. Wm. Harris,
Sic'y.
n. a.
trinbrank l.ndge, No. i*
A. P. Jt A. M.
Hi-Kulti inn-tings os
thi third Thurt-iJM
ol mry nmath.
IF   YOU   KNOW   ANY
GETTING MORE BUSINESS.
(Winnipeg   Commercial.)
Getting mure business is the keynote of commercial life. There are
good, bad and inditiereut ways uf going about this worthy aim, but the
principle uf increasing, tireless activity, remains the only solution uf
profit's problem. More business.
liow shall 1 gel it? That's a live,
read, hunting issue iu lbe mind and
lives uf all who deal for pro til—commercial or professional.
There can be no such thing as
standing still in business affairs. Wu
either gain or lose. Even this thing
uf holding one's own from year to
year, in thu last analysis reveals a
surplus of more-business endeavors.
Losses arc common to the affairs of
men; natural, certain and sure. It's
tbe easiest tiling in the world to lusc
out, and often Lhe hardest to win.
Victory always records her portion
uf battles on the held of energy. To
worry over a single loss may mean
defeat, where persistent ener-iv would
have brought victory complete. No,
there's no time for wyrry. Pays to
look up and beyond to new business,
more business—everlastingly, and let
losses be simply "spilled milk."
Patience and contentment are priceless virtues, but they dare not
•hinder ambition fur healthy advancement. The desire for more business
should be a continuous, healthy
strife, void of selfishness and grounded upon a willingness to make conditions such as will give an abiding
faith in one's deserving qualities.
Certain things are needful before
<me can expect a growing business,
Good character in dealing methods
arc just as essential as iu the ner-
sonnel.
NORWEGIAN
please tell liim that■ NOKHKN is
the only Norwegian Newspaper
published in Canada.
Every Thursday, regular into
$1.50 per year,
Si-hcai, Off tilt — The next
500 Bubscriborfl- only $1.00 per
year. Write at once and you will
gut a whole year's subscription at
this low rate.
Sample copies mailed to any
nddrcsB—-to one or more. Write
todav to
NORDEN ' PUBLISHING   COMPANY
WINNIPEG, CANADA
TENDERS WANTED.
Tenders will lie received at the office of the Resident Engineer C.P.U.,
Cranbrook, B.C., up to 12k., April
17 th, for the erection of two standard No. 2 Section Houses at Kitchener, B.C.
Plans and specifications may be
seen and forms of proposal obtained
at the ollice of the Resident Engineer, C.P.R., Cranbrook, B.C.
Thc right is reserved to reject any
and all proposals.
(Signed)
E. L. Chudleigh,
2.3t Acting Superintendent.
CRANBROOK LAND DISTRICT
DISTRICT OF KOOTENAY.
Take notice that I, James Horace
King, of Cranbrook, B. C, occupation Physician, intend to apply for
permission to purchase thc following
land, situated in Cranbrook District,
District of South East Kootenay:
Commencing at a post planted at
Hie south-east corner of Lot No.
K238, thence running west eighty
chains, thence south twenty chains,
more or less, thence cast eighty
ehains, thence north twenty chaius,
more or less, to thc point of commencement, containing one hundred
and sixty acres, more or less.
•lames Horace King,  Locator,
George Hungerford,  A Rent.
Staked ihis 8tst dav of March,
1D00. 2-0t
FOR SALE
Seven-roomed House, with
woodshed, workshop, cellar,
well with pump, uood water,
good stable, three hen pens
and yard: stands on otie acre of
ground, newly fenced, next to
Sash and Door Factory ond
Golf (j rounds.     Price $1000.
Apply to Wm. Slater
Also furniture for side.
VlnUlnft tiri'lT. ro welcomed.
W. II. Wilson, W. M.
R  VV.  Ciiniiully, eecretary.
Cranbrook Aerie 967
FOE
Meet every   Friday    evening at I!
p.m., In Carmen's Hall.
P. W. Reeves, W. P.
Wm. Anderson, Secretary.
Visiting, brethren cordially Invited.
LOYAL ORANGE LODOE, NO. 1871
CRANHROOK
Meet at B. ol I.. K. Hall 2nd   and
Ith Saturday each month.
Visiting brethren always welcome
Abel 1 lot'siiian, W. M.
Jos. Wallace, Secretary.
MAPLE LEAK REBEKAH LODGE
No. 10.
.Meets every second   and lourth Wednesday at Fraternity Hall.
Sojourning Ilcbekahs   cordially invit-
'    ed.
Mrs. K. P. Simpson, N. G.
Miss A. llickenhotham, Sec.
IN THE     SUPREME     COURT OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA.
IN   THE   MATTER OF   tlic J. H.
Reid Company, Limited
—and—
IN THE MATTER OF "The Companies Winding I'p Act, mnn,"
being Chapter 14, ol the Statutes
ol British Columbia, 1898, and
Amending Acts.
TAKE NOTICE that the Creditors
of tbe above named Company arc re
quired on or before the 2tltb dar of
April, 11109, to send their names
and addresses and thc particulars of
their claims anil Ihe names and ail-
dresses of their Solicitors, if any, to
Edward Blake McDermid, of Nelson,
British Columbia, Ollicial Liquidator
of the said Company and if so required by notice in writing from the
said Ollicial Liquidator and by their
Solicitors to come in and prove their
said debts or claims at the Chambers of tbe Loeal Jud~e of the Supreme Court at Cranbrook, British
Columbia, at such time as shall he
specified in such notice or in default
(hereof they will be excluded from
the benefit ot any distribution made
before such debts nre proved.
, The 13th day of May, 1909, at 10
o'clock in thc forenoon at thc said
Chambers is appointed for hearing
and adjudicating upon the debts and
claims.
Dated    this   20th   day   of Marelt,
1999.
M. A. Macdonald, Esq.,
Solicitor for Liquidator.
Stephen II. Hosklns
Deputy    District    Registrar
2-3t Supreme Court.
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I Presbyterian eiwrcl)::
STATED SERVICES
Sunday morning service at 11 ] [
o'clock
Sunday    evening
7.30 o'clock
• i
service   at''
• i
Sunday      Schonl   and     Bible ' •
Class at 3 o'clock
Presbyterian    Guild, Tuesday, ' *
at 8 o'clock
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CRANBROOK LAND DISTRICT
DISTRICT OF KOOTENAY.
Take notlco thai 1, .lames Horace
King, nl Cranbroiik, B. C, occupation Physician, Intend to npjilv for
permission to purchase the following
lain), situated ill Craubrook District,
District nf South East Kootenav:
Commencing nt n post planted
twentv i-hains north ot tlie south-enst
corner of Lot Nn. 11227, llience running north forty-six chains, more or
less, thence cast twenty-eight point
eight v-onc chains, thence south lorty-
siv eliains, more or less, thence west
twenty-eight point eighty-one chains
more or less, to the point ot commencement, containing one hundred
and thirty acres, more or less.
•lames Horace King, Locator,
George Hungerford, Agent.
Staked this 31st day of March,
11)0(1. 2-9t
NOTICE.
Take notice that I, John C. Pidgeon, ot Cranhrook, Hotel Keeper,
Intend to apply to the Superintendent of Provincial Police after thirty
(30) dnys from the first appearance
of this notice for a retail license to
sell intoxicating liquors under the
Provisions ot thc Statutes In that
behalf in the prcmlscB known and
described as the Perry Creek hotel
at Perry Creek, said license to date
Irom May 1st, 19011.
.lohn C. Pidgeon.
Dated March 29th, 1909. Mt
LICENSE   TO    AN     EXTRA-PROVINCIAL COMPANY.
"COMPANIES ACT, 1897."
CANADA, PROVINCE OK BRITISH
COLUMBIA, NO. 472.
This is to certify lhat thc "Lumber Insurance Company ot New
York" is authorized and licensed to
carry on business within the Province
of British Columbia, atid to carry I
nut nr effect all or nny ol the oli-l
loots of the Company to which the
legislative authority of thc Legislature of British Columbia extends,
lhe Head (Mica of the Company Is
sitiialc at the Borough ol Manhattan
City, County and Stntc ot New
York.
The amount of the capital ol the
Company is Two Hundred Thousand
Dollars divided Into Two Thousand
shares of One Hundred Dollars ench.
The Head Office of the Company In
(his Province is situate nt Cranbronk, and E. Home, n Lumberman,
whose address is Cranhrook nloresaid
is the attorney for the Companv.
Given under my hnttd nnd seal ol
Office nt Vlctorin, Province ol British Columbia, this third day of
March, One Thousand Nine Hundred
and nine.
S. Y. Wootton,
Registrar of .lolnt Stock Companies.
The nhjects for which this Campany
has heen established nnd licensed are:
To carry on tho business ot making
Insurance on dwelling houses, stores
nnd all kinds of buildings and household furniture, and other property
against loss or damage by fire,
lightning, wind storms or tornadoes;
and upon vessels, boats, cargoes,
goods, merchandise, freights and other property against loss or damage
by all or nny nf the risks ot lake,
river, canal and inland navigation
and transportation; and to efiect reinsurance of any risks taken by
It. Mt
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JOSEPH II.  McLEAN, Proprietor
Dealer in
All Classes of Secondhand Goods
BUYl-R  OF   FURS
Furniture of All  Kinds, liotll
New and Second-hand
Sage's Old Stand, Hanson Avenue
PHONE 261
THE HUME
Nelson's Leading Hotel
Rooms with Hatha.   'Phone in
every room
Barber Shop on tlio premises.
Thoroughly up-to-date,
Rates, $2.00 a day and up.
*JEO. P. WELLS, Proprietor
H. TONKIN, Manager
11 "STEWART'S"::
Tin. landing Kruit Hlnn-
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Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
CRANHHOOK.BRITISH COI.IIIIH1.
MISS WILHELMINA MOSS
CRADUATE NURSE
MISS   GREEN
nirnilu.it.' TorontoOonMrvatory -if Music)
LESSONS IN PIANO AND THEORY
Hlio Clan onion li "Clii liiiitratt*
mum Italy tor lignum."
STUDIO:  ARM-Vl-RONO   AVENUE
Telephone lo:i
Francis E. Corrison
RatiilmiiHti-r Oranbrook City Band.
Clioinniin'iT Knox Piwbytorlnn Ob,
Lnto B.M. Hi* Majesty's Royal Wotali
Fusiliers,
Teacher of
Violin, Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin and Standard
Instruments
CITY 0RCHE8TRA FURNISHED
PHONE 2611   -   ORANBROOK, B. C.
H. C. C. SALMON
PIANO LESSONS
I.l<sboiib in Musical Theory
SOCIAL FUNCTIONS   ATTENDED
PHONE 32
ORANBHOOK,        -        B. 0.
DRS. KINO & GREEN,
Physicians and Surgeons.
OlDc- tt Reeldeii-*, Aruiitruut Ave,
OFFICE HOURS :
Forenoons t.00 to 10.IHJ
Afternoons • • • 3.00 to 4.00
Ev-nlnga ■ ■ • • 7.30 to 8.30
dunilays - - - - 3.S0 to   4.30
CRANBROOK (I    il    li    II     B. O,
DR. P. B. MILES
DENTIST
OFFICE   HOURS:
9 to 12 k in.
1 to   6 p.m.
7 to   i p.m.
Office In new Held Block
CRANDROOK -       •       - B. C.
W. It. IWty. I-'unit.i Director
Cranbrook B. V. Phone No. ml
J. 0. CUMMINGS
IRRI0ATI0N EN0INEGR
' DOMINION AND PROVINCIAL LAND
SURVEYORS
P.O. Bin 218
Tel. Nu. 1«
Cranbrook, B.C.
J. T.   LAIDLAW
MINING ENGINEER
B.  C.    and  Surveyor
CRANBROOK    ■     B. C.
F. 0. Swiinnoll, li. I,. S„ II 0. I.. H.
A. I. Robert-on, II 0.1.. N.
8WANNELL & ROBERTSON
Doiiiitiiini uiul HriliHli Ciiliiinliiii
LAND SURVEYORS
P. 0. Drawer 7ii:i VICTORIA. I.C
J.   W.   HUTLKIM'K
VETFRINARV SURUEON
(Inuluiitoof Outiiriii Veterinary
College, Toronto, ill IHIH.
ilniiluate mul Mmlnllitit ol
.Mi'Killip'e Veterinary Colleue,
Clileaijo. In 1000.
Nine    yearn'    experience    in
Veterinary practice iti Manitoba.
0HI« il Cranbrook Hotel.
8. C. Machinery Agency
NO CREDIT ON THESE PRIDES.
1 40-II.P. Engine, 100 Ibu .team
|iri-r*Hiir*>, in ifooil elinpe $275
1 Uoo-I nizi»ii  iStL'iuu  Pump, in
j-imil repair       '      -      ■       -     8B
1 IJiii-liulit liyiiiniio, iii|_o-i-1 ii'imir   ]§§
1 WuleroiiH It-saw Kd-jur- everything complete, nearly new    350
1 30-h.p.ChamplonTurl>inu\Vater
Wheel, in  good  phape      •    175
1 American Htenm IlnMing I'n*
gino, wire cable, sliiveB, ami
tooji 760
Tliemi prh'CH are for Rtrli-t cahIi, ami
cannot be duplicated in BO.
PATTON* SON   -   CRANBROOK B.C.   ;♦♦♦♦♦♦_♦<•__-♦-♦♦♦--♦.
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CRANBROOK-FERNIE
FARMERS' INSTITUTE ;
President! T. S. Gill,
Hecretary: Giorqb Aaiiwobtii
\ For information regarding lantle
\ anil agriculture apply to tlie
i Secretary, Cranbrook, fi. C. THK   CRANBKOOK    HIMlAI.D
Men of Good Taste
will appreciate the elegance of
our new Double Breasted Sack
Suits.
The styles are absolutely correct
— and rendered doubly
attractive by the
Fancy English
Worsteds
hot---,
Glen, .im!
Ih. new Car*.
$211, $*2. $*J.
we
have used.
BURNS    BROS.
Cranbrook. EC
PABST BEER
THE FINE8T IN THE WORLD
Recommended by the best
medical authorities.
SOLE AGENT
A. L. McDERMOT
Wholeaale Wine Merchant
PHONE 17 PHONE 17
PHONE 111
P.O. BOX 33
A Fair Judge
Of WALL PAPER would not lie over-
ruled hy n liitilier court If be decided tlm t
Hi- INTERIOR DECORATIONS fnr-
nlibod liy B, H. Short und bis 8KIUEI)
ARTISANS were tlie bent, obtainable
for anywhere neur the price, both labor
ami material l»'in« considered. The
patterns we ilit*pliiy ntul onr mute in
i-oinblning colors nnd onr "ati'-king"
ability will buar fompiirii-oti.
B. H. SHORT
The Puinler and Decorator
ARMSTRONG AVE.
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CALQARY, ALBI-RTA
II you stop here once
you will look (or
the 'bus when you
visit  Calgary  again.
H. L. STEPHENS,
Proprietor
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When  in donbl  k<» io tho Cob.,
Mnager
where you  oan  ^ot tlio beBt of
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Rambling Reveries
BY A DREAMER
One reason why so many girls and
boys, men and women, too, are uninteresting, is because tbey try so
bard to be like somebody else rather
tban be content to remain himself or
herself in lite. In nature you don't
see an oak posing as a willow, or a
black duck as a yellow U-tr. or a
horse as a cow, ur a lily as a roso,
or a lilac as a peony, or a dog as a
cat. Be natural and you'll bo all
right. Many a girl without the
slightest talent for music is miming
a piano who should be making bonnets or bread, und many a bov is
studying for a learned profession
whose proper spline is the machine
shop or thu mill; manv a man is
splitting up .hurchi'S who ought to be
doing good service in some institution oi learning, teaching or working
on a (arm, and many a womau is
trying iu vain to be a leader of society when shu should be a model
housewife iu her own home.
QUEER THINGS.
The man who talks ul "supporting" a wife when she is working
fourteen hours a day, including Sunday.
The man who thinks his wile exists
lor thc comfort and convenience of
his motber and sisters.
The man who provides himself witb
a family and trusts providence to
provide the family with a home and
something to eat.
who thinks that women
The   man
are angels.
The man who thinks that nobody
but an angel is good enough to be
his.
CUTS
BURNSaSKIN injuries
/.im-l'uk Is used by eminent
doctors in serious cases, is applied
tn the gravest cases of eczema
and blood-poisoning, and is widely
used in the Army and Navy. BUT,
Zam-Buk is just as useful for cuts,
and bruises, sustained by the housewife in thc kitchen, as for the serious wounds
sustained by tlie soldier 1
Children, too, like Zam-Buk, because it stops
the smarting? of ii tut, ur burn, or scratch, so quickly.
Zam-Buk combines the " Doctor " and the " Insurance Co."
Applied tn n cut. « barbed-wire scratch, or a wound filled
with dirt or dye, it kills till the poison and disease germs, und
" insures " you against oil danger from blood-poisoning. At
the same time, it stimulates the cells to rapid action, and
heals the injury in quick time.
Zam-Buk cures eczema, scalp-sores, ringworm, eruptions,
festering sores, blood-poisoning, open wounds, boils, abscesses,
varicose ulcers, and all diseases ol the skin and tissue.
AU Drugal,!, aat Stor,, ull al 80e. toa, tar*. t*r •/.*#. *t SMf-f-H Irom
Mam.8at Co.. Taraalo. uses rtetlat of aria.
am-Buk_
over tlie house and leave vour muddy I ment to members of   Farmers'    lu-
slioes   and   soiled    linen     scattered Istitutes.     A bulletin is published   by
THH
ISLAND HOTEL
Wnldo, B.C.
I'AUI- ST. JOHN, l'ro|irit-lor
Souili-eust Kootmuiy's Ureal
Summer It wort
HUNTING AND KlHtllNG
Just the place to spend a few
days' vacation
Par stocked with the bent
Pining Herviee flrst-elaas
Comfortable Rooms
Speaking of able financiers, how
about the mother who finances the
expenses ot a big family on the
wanes of an industrious husbanil
who draws au average of $-10 a
month?
About the only thing more ludicrous than an old maid who tries to
be "gushing" Is a weazened old man
who thinks he Is a "masher."
SA.H.NESBITTJ
Contractor and Builder
I JOB WORK A SPECIALTY
ESTIMATES FURNISHED AND
PLANS PREPARED
j | I( you are intending to do any J |
*   building, you can make money   *
hy consulting with me.
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SITTING OF EGGS FOR SALE.
Thoroughbred Drown Leghorns, Silver Spnngled Hamburg, White Rock,
Barred Hock and Andaluslan Hlues,
l.'l ef£Ks to a sitting, $2.00 each.
Eleven fertile eggs guaranteed
to a sitting.
52-H 0. H. Knocke.
The man who can't remember his
wife's birthday.
The man who thinks a woman    is
Axed for the season" if she has    a
new gown.
The man who thinks a woman
ought to give up a M.iiOii salarv and
work in his kitchen for her board
and a few clothes, and be glad of thc
chance.
The man who labors under the delusion that his wife's money belongs
to bim.
The man who always leaves his
wife at home when he takes bis summer vacation.
The man who doesn't know what
on earth a woman wants with
money when she has a bill at the
store.
The man who thinks a sick wife
would feel better if she would "just
-jet up and stir around."
THE GIRL ON THE FARM.
The farmer's girl does not generally realize the advantages she has for
self improvement, over the society
girl, or those situated in other positions of life. The freedom and independence of [arm life afford opportunities for study which, if rightly
mploycd, would develop our farmers' girls into the professional women workers of our times. How is
it, girls, and especially vou girls un
the farm, tbat we hear so often uf
the "self-made man" (and most of
our great men are of that class!, and
so little of the self-made woman'/
Our farmer boys become great lawyers and statesmen, etc., have you
not the same opportunities as they?
Thc girl who has been raised uu the
farm, and has aspirations to any of
the professions, generally conceives
the idea tbat she must get away
from thc farm to do her studying.
at the very first jump. Do not lie
too hasty in running your neck into
the matrimonial noose, if vou rom
choice should remain single (do nut
(ear that you will have to from necessity.) You will lind plenty ot
work to do, plenty of burdens to
lighten, and plenty of loveless ones
upon whom to lavish the wealth of
your charitable affections, Be assured tbat true happiness is not found
in living for one's self alone. Do vour
hest, make thc most of the material
nt hand, and at the close of life's
journey vou will enjoy that peace,
the knowledgo of a well-spent life
alone can give.
Perhaps it is true, there never was
a garment too fine for a man or
maid; there never wns a chair too
good for a cobbler or a cooper or
king to sit in; never a bouse too fine
to shelter the human head. Hut often times do we not value all these
ihin.ns far more than they are worth
and sometimes mortgage a house for
the mahogany we bring into it? Had
we not hetter forego thc pleasure of
all these (ban consume ourselves before we get a place we can call
borne, and take so much pains with
the outside that the inside is as hollow as an empty nut. Beauty is a
great thing, hut beautv of garment
and house ami furniture are tawdry
ornaments compared with domestic
love. All the elegance in the world
will not make a home, and a spoonful of love exceeds whole shiploads of
furniture and all the gorgeousness
the world ever gather.
Now we want to say something to
husband. These dear, aggravating,
indispensable creatures that there is
hardly and living with or without.
If your wife or daughter has been
bending over the hot stove and a
sewing machine all day, she needs to
ride out In a vehicle nr horseback,
Don't think we arc a fit subject for a
lunatic asylum if wc tell vou to stop
a horse out ot "the crap" and takes
her, or let her go by herselt it she
is not afraid. There Is no more
sense in in-temperate work than intemperate rest. You may have to
stop longer than an hour to go tor a
doctor, and work longer to pay the
bill. You will be sorry some day
when those tired hands hold white
flowers under a pall that you did
not look more after her health and
comfort. It she thinks it too much
trouble, use your God-riven prerogative and make her. You will find
that it is tho cheapcast way to keep
a cook that will not die on vour
hands right in the busiest time ot
the vear. And for good luck's sakt
don't get up    Sunday morning    and
walk around over the crop until she Ing and is well described in the Hor-
gets thc house tn order and thcnlticnlturist's Handbook, distributed
come In and change your clothing all last vear  by the  provincial   govern
around everywhere, and then go and
sit on the porch and read politics
and refuse to carry her to church. If
you do, don't blame anyone but
yourself if you have the "crosscst
wife iu the world."
One of tho most important things
tbut a man owes lo liis family is
cheerfulness. He should cast all
trouble away when hu comes to bis
home. He is a selfish being who,
having trouble in llis trade or calling
ur profession, always brings his
trouble home for the purpose of making everyone else miserable. Thore
is no bravery or manliness in that
kind of a thing, no thoughtfulness for
others' happiness, no trust in God
that all will he for the hest.
The virtues grow about the home.
They cluster, bloom and shed, their
perfume around the fireside. Love,
husband, wife, father, mother, child
and home—without these words thc
world would be a barren wilderness,
and men and women but brutish
neasts. The home is thc nursery fur
the virtues.
The best pleasure Is the purest
pleasure. Tliere arc .roses without
thorns. Thc busy man must have
some pleasure, some recreation, some
relaxation. He ought not to have it
on the street with gossiping ehatter-
or at the gambling table with
lhe dissolute or wanton. Ile ought to
find it at home. He ought to do
something in which his family could
have a part. It ought to he pure
elevating, stimulating. The man
that is so considerate and cquiposed,
that will make this mutter no
secondary affair, but give it the best
thought of his life, will make a better
man, a moral citizen, more considerate husband, more loving father. He
rill find his family ties strengthen-
id, so that as his children grow to
manhood and womanhood, nd place
will be so attractive to them as the
fireside at home. These arc thc
pleasures that remain, lhat do not
wither with time, that do not grow
bitter with the years.
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TREAT YOUR LANDS SCIENTIFICALLY
To the Editor ol the "Herald:"
Dear Sir: At a time when the subject of immigration into this country aud thc value of uur lands fur
agricultural and horticultural purposes arc being widely discussed, it
might be well to note our apparent
limitations and how they may he
overcome. Blind fuith seldom benefits any cause, particularly one whose
success depends upon conformity to
thc laws of nature. It would be
mistake to work up enthusiasm over
what we might like to sec rather
than what we know it is in our
power to become
There is little doubt that this
year will sec an influx of prospective
settlers. Everything points this
wav. They will be delighted with
our climate and scenery, but they arc
not here for their health. They will
want to know that they can make a
living and a good living too, Tbe
"knocker" will tell them ol frost and
drouth nnd all other drawbacks his
pessimistic soul delights in. How
to re-assurc them, or even
convince ourselves which is thc first
and most important thing? Evidently not by ignoring ilitluulties altogether, hut by seeing hovt these
may tie removed.
lt is very easy to be a "knocker."
There is no country but hns some
disadvantages, but it is the wise
man who laces thc situation, grasps
the difficulty, and hy his knowledge,
skill and industry reduces the mountain again to a mole-hill.
I-et us consider these drawbacks.
Perhaps the most apparent to us
last summer was a frost or two
which nipped some of the vegetation
a little more than wc cared to see.
This last summer was rather exceptional and similar frosts were felt
down through Washington and Oregon. But tho progressive fruit
grower to thc south of us docs not
give up heart on this account,
Though very destructive at the time,
they are only occasional and can he
guarded against when the value ot
the crop warrants it. Smudges
frnm petroleum pots set out in the
orchard, and thc application of water
are both used when the wet and dry
hulls thermometers indicate thc evening More, a tondoncy to frost. This
means of Indication is   verv interest-
llio Inited Stales Department ol Agriculture ou the subject. lt is
shown that air drainage is a most
Important thing iu the selection of a
site. During the night, owing to the
radiation of the earth's beat, the air
near the ground becomes cooled and
Icing denser ou that account drains
down the drains into the bottoms,
where it settles, producing frost. The
higher benches lieing above tbis colder stratum, escape. The writer was
particularly struck lust summer
with the superiority ut bench laud in
tbis respect. The frost of July 26th
which nipped the potato tops in the
i.ottoms did uo harm whatever at
Wm. Hamilton's ranch and was only
slightly perceptible at Mr. Leslie's,
ami nu doubt if all the numerous
hitherto neglected bunch lands which
surround Craubrook had been similarly planted tbey would have escaped too.
Wind, loo, mixes up the cold
stratum with the wurm and thus as
the timber is removed and a greater
circulation of air prevails, there is a
general improvement, particularly in
low-lying ground.
. Thu knocker does not discriminate,
lie denounces all situations alike. He
fails to si c tbat while bottom lands
will he first-class for hay, benches arc
..s equally good for fruit and vegetables, providing there is sufficient
moisture.
And this brings us to the second
onsiderution. It is admitted now
y .scientific agriculturists that the
order of importance of conditions for
ucccssful plant growth is (1) climate; (2) moisture; (3) cultivation,
and (1) chemical composition of soil,
i liis relative importance of moisture
is lo bu expected when it is realized
lhat plants grow by drawing up
through the minute pores uf their
roots all their food dissolved by
water. By far the greater part of
this water simply passes through thc
,-laiit and is evaporated through the
leaves. Prof. King, of Madison,
Wisconsin, has found by direct measurement that from three hundred to
five hundred tons ot water must be
furnished by rainfall or other means,
ii two tons were raised to the acre
these would mean Irom six to ten
inches deep ot water over the ground.
Add to this thc amount lost by
evaporation and pcrculation. particularly in gravelly soils, and one bas
some idua of actual requirements.
LariM- fruit trees require less, but it
is stated by W. S. Thornkerey, Pro-
Iioor of Horticulture in Washington
Slate College, that apples, such
the .Jonathan, recommended for this
country too by our Department of
Agriculture, will tail almost absolutely if sufficient water is not supplied lo mature Ihem.
Has our valley sufficient rainfall'.'
It has been said that when the rainfall is less than 20 inches per annum,
irrigation is necessary, but a very
important thing is its distribution
throughout the year. When the rainfall is less than ten inches during the
summer months there is insufficient
moisture. From the standpoint of
increased yield and crop insurance,
the C.P.H. has put in their svstem
in Alberta although the rainfall at
Calgary Irom 181*8 to 1005 inclusive
for May, June, July, August and
September averaged 16.74 inches. At
Fort Steele between the years 18!M
and 1800 inclusive, the average rainfall was 15.311 inches. The precipitation from June last to the present
for Cranbrook is as follows: June,
3.20 inches; July, .'JO inches; August,
Hi inches. September, .73 inches; October, .02 inches; November, M
inches; December, .!!» inches; Januarv, 2.37 inches; Fehruarv, M inches;
March, up to the 25th inst, .10 inches
nr a total rainfall ol less than I
Inches for almost ten months with a
rainfall in July, August and September of 1.22 in'cnes for three summer
months. When the evaporation and
pcrculation is further considered the
aridity ot our climate becomes quite
apparent.
It is evident lhat the rainfall is
not sufficient even for orchards unless
the moisture is supplied by seepage
nr failing this by irrigation.
Fortunately we arc close to the
mountains with their numerous
streams, and where the summer flow
becomes too small, there is the possibility of storing thc flood waters
of the spring.
With irrigation on bench lands free
of frost, the possibilities arc enormous. This means intensive cultivation, small farms with bumper crnn
and a large population to the square
mile. It is thc case elsewhere and
it will be here in a few vears if the
horticulturist only goes about his
work scientifically as well as industriously.
Anti-Knocker.
STEADY  EMPtOYMENT
For a reliable Local Salesman representing Canada's Oldest and
Greatest Nurseries lu Craubrook
and adjoining country.
Tbe popularity of uur stock,
which if grown on limestone eoll,
making onr tree-' and bushes bar.
dter and longer-lived Hihh Coast
grown stock, i-j acknowledged by
experienced fruit growers.
We make a specialty of growing
Block for British Columbia, and
ship in carload to that Province.
A permanent situation to right
man, with good territory reserved.
Pay weekly; free outfit.
Write for particulars.
STONE & WELLINGTON
Foothill Nurseries
(Llcotiiotl by B.C.Government)
TORONTO        -        ONT.
HENRYS
For tlw Farm oi
SEEDS
TREES
PLANTS
BULBS
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NURSERIES
NOTICE.
Take notice that I, Harry Hamilton MeVittie, of Cranbrook, B.C.,
occupation, Agent, acting agent lor
Louise May Aikens, of Cranbrook, B,
C, occupation, Married Woman, intend to apply to tlio Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for
permission to purchase the following
described land in Kast Kootenay:
Commencing at a post planted
about four chains south of thc
south-west comer ot Lot 1758, Group
1,  Kast Kootenay,  theuce west sixty
(Mil chains, more or less, to tbe eas
boundary ol Pre-emption Record No.
1017, thence north 40 chains, more or
less, to the St. Mary's Itiver, thence
following tlio said rivcr down
stream to a point din- north of the
point of commencement ihence south
twenty-live chains, more or less, to
the place of commencement, containing 300 acres, more or less.
II. It. MeVittie. Acent for
Louise May Aikins.
Hated this 5th dav ot March. A. D.
I!J0!L 51-9t
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SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN HOMESTEAD REFLATIONS.
Any available Dominion Lands
within the Railway Belt in British
Columbia, may be bomesteaded by
any person who is the sole head ot a
family, or any male over 18 vears of
age, to thc extent of one-quarter section of 16U acres, more or less.
Entry must be made personally at
the local land office for the district
in which the land is situate. Entry
by proxy may, however, be made on
certain conditions by the father,
mother, son, daughter, brother or
sister of an intending homesteader.
The homesteader is required to perform the conditions connected therewith under one of the following plans:
(1) At least six months' residence
upon and cultivation of the land in
each year for three years.
(2). If thc father (or mother,
if thc father is deceased), ot the
homesteader resides upon a farm in
the vicinity of the land entered tor,
thc requirements as to residence may
be satisfied by such person residing
with the father or mother.
(3). If the settler has his permanent residence upon farming land
owned by liim in thu vicinity of his
homestead, the requirements as to
residence may bu satlsflbd by residence upun the said land.
Six months' nolice in writing
should be given to the Commissioner
uf Dominion Lands at Ottawa ot intention io apply for patent.
COAL—Coal mining rights may be
leased for a period of twenty-one
years at an annual rental of (1 per
acre. Not more than 2,570 acres
shall he leased to one individual   or
mpany.     A royalty at the rate ol
five cents per ton   shall be collected
on thc merchantable coal mined.
W. W. CORY,
Deputy  ot   the Minister   of the    Interior. 2-2Ut
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Tho quality ol Rldgways Teas   has
sIoikI the lest "( time since 1KM.
There are 110 other teas "just as
•ood" as nidgways,
OFFICIAL
ADMINISTRATORS
ACT.
Ask for Halo on LITHIA WATER
For lamlly use there is nothing
p<> wholesome ami sn pure us
HALCYON LITHIA \VATEB.
SOLD  AT  ALL BARS
IT'S BUTTIB AT THE SPWN6S .
V J
McVITTIE& PARKER
Provincial Land Surveyors
RtlLWAY   »MI   MIMIli   KMIINEERIIHI
1PFICKS   AT   KIIU1   STEELE  AND
Ull \M;i;iuiK
t*sliitialea Furnished
Fori Steele I' 0. Bos 26.
Cianbrook I'.o Uos 11.
telephonoi;i.
Ulli.,• lu Cranbrook: Reid Ulock
Geo. R. I.cask & Co
BUILDERS and
CONTRACTORS
Aurk it nm advertisement,  but we
fin l!.i> a-! in ilu. Hern!,I in
emnhasi •■ ;'..
CKANUKOOK, B. C,
Sear Lowei Irmstrong Avei
1 KI I I'HONK in
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X     DATE TAILORING
Behl a      ; imtt    \V1 at more fitting
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wit tti rlotliM
tt'hii *. ;,  ■■   ■  ■  ■  ■■ joy of Iile
out lour*under(    ny *• ■-
Vour careful rtview  of onr ipring <*
libit  will -:.:_■■--, an appropriate < t
LEASK & HENDERSON   :
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"WINDERMERE!
NURSERY
number of
ii Young Apple Trees jj
o( tlie varietiei specialty
selectet] nnd suitable ior
this district.
1ST CHOICE • 25 CENTS
2ND "  • 20 "
|    E. W. HUSTLEY, Nursery ('
,, near tt-'ilmer- B.C., or j[
J.HUrCIIlH I >".■'-■,:. trook-B.O. ]*
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Notice is hereby given that an the
10th day ol March. 1009, it was ordered by I*. E. Wilson, Esq., Judge
oi the County Court ol East Kootenav, that James Ferguson Armstrong, Official Administrator lor
that portion ol the County ol Koo-
tcnay Included in the Electoral Dis-
trlcts of Cranbrook and Fernie, be
Administrator of nil and singular the
estate ol Mary Agnes Grant, alias
Mamie Grant, deceased intestate.
Every person indebted to the said
deceased is required to make payment forthwith to the undersigned.
Every person having in possession
eflccts belonging to tlie deceased is required forthwith to notify the undersigned.
Every creditor or other person
having any claim upon or interest
tiie distribution of thc estate ot tbe
said deceased is required to send before the 1st day ol May next, by registered mail addressed to the undersigned, his name and address and
the full particulars of his claim or
interest, and a statement ot his account and the nature ot the security
(if anv) held by him.
After tlic said last mentioned date
tbe Administrator will proceed with
the distribution of the estate having
regard to those claims only ot which
In- shall have had notice.
Dated at Cranbronk tbis lfith day
of March, 1009.
J. K. Armstrong,
52-2t Official Administrator.
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i LIVERY, FEED AND ;
ii SALE STABLES ii
807 < ,
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IHE HE*. UP-TO-DATE I I
. The Finest Drivers
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I I'roprielei     ■    I'K'NBRU'JK, B.I
HASDLKY'S OLD STAND
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Up-to-date KiK-s
(lood Saddle Nurses ■ '
HAY AND CHAIN FDD SALE
GRANT BALANCEE
Provenzano & Sacco
General  Merchants
Employment Agents
CRANBROOK     -     B. C.
P.O. BOX IS4 PHONE 244
JOHN    W.    WOLF
BOOT.   SHOE   AND
HARNESS   MAKER
Old SI l Mndo  New.
All Klnda nf Repairing.
Give ine:, cull     ::     ::
OFFICE
ARMSTRONG:  AVE.
FURS AND HIDES WANTED
I will imy tlio liinliist price lor
furs consigned to me nt Lcthhridjte,
Alta., and if the price is mil latit-
Inclury I will n»v cuprous lioth wayi
and return the saini'.
.1. Ynnnu,
4»-tl» P. O. Dot It, THB   OUANBROOK   HERALD
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CAMPBELLS  CLOTHING
AUTHENTIC DISPLAY OF THE
Newest Spring Styles
IN MEN'S APPAREL
OUR demonstration of the clothes styles of today, showing the vast difference both in
style and in workmanship which has been effected
in high grade clothes making within the last few
seasons.
Our Spring Display is one which has few, if
any equals, and the striking individuality in each
garment is the most effectual proof that clothes that
come from Fink's have character which is all their
own.
Our Style and quality should interest every man,
both from a good dresser's standpoint and from the
critical view of the strictest economist.
See our $18.00, $22.00, and
$25.00 Suits
CAMPBELLS  CLOTHINC)
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