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CBANBROOK,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,   THURSDAY,   MARCH   28,   1907     /   \
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Tail of Comet Strikes Business Centre of CrafiWook
early Saturday Morning, March 23rd, in the shape of a
at the Cranbrook Co-operative Stores
This SPECIAL SALE wiib iiinuRUrated f»r llie purpose of reduoinp; our stork, nml will noutimie until nil lines nr« down to a normal condition. Some
lint's in our stork nrn sliopworn nml are listed ut this side FA It BELOW COST. Tlie urmt 'mlk. however, is new, coming in THAIS LOADS all through the
dull iii'imoii of January and February, und iu now ou the murkel ut a Bill REDUCTION OFF REOUI.AK l'KICF.5.
Four distinct features characterize this GREAT SALE from ordinary snli'm
kt. ITS MAaNITUDE. All lines of this tremendous slock, composed of FURNITURE, IIROCERIES, DRY (1001)5, BOOTS, SHOES and FURNISHINGS, are put up ul BARGAIN PRICES.
2nd.   ITS POPULARITY.   The crowds .thai gather ouch day prove this fui-t.   " Prion pounding is trade getting."
!lnl. ITS LIBERALITY. On all $15.00 purchnsos the people from the surroiinding mills, mines und towns have refunded, lu cash, prieo of tickets,
Further proof is tlie Free Tea, Coffee, Cuke and Sandwiches servedeuch uftornoon of Side.
4th. ITS GENUINENESS. Tlie great success of tliis Side is due to tho fact that a siihsbintial out in regular prices was advertised, and the people found
on visiting our Store that such was the ease. Intelligence to-day is so diffused aiming all classes that thu value of commodities iB well-known to tlie average
Kemeuiber, there is no reserve. All lines must move. No such opportunity will onino lo Ihe people of this district ugiiin t li iu season. Don't delay. If
you don't need the goods now, we advise you thinking ahead and making your purchases NOW, ns you will savo money liy doing so.
We give below a few appctizere:
ROCKERS will Biilfcr.
Chair,   not   ijtiite   like
cut; fully aa goml. 15.75
This line has been shaved to the finest
point. Many of our Credit Customers are
paying cash toscenre thebenufltof this cut.
Dry Goods
LACK CURTAINS, porpnlr '. _   11.00
0. & ('. COK-IKTS      V"ii'.
F.vervtlilnu in iiiii- line in i-ut to licil-rook.
at $2.50 Pr.
Men's Goods
Hlui'k Twill Sliirll_66V.
Striped Cottrn " .... Inc.
Men's l'ailti II W
Men's Heavy Shoen,
English main 11.00
IMiUUSinj)  IM?
B. I. WA1UR, Pitsidrnt
ALEX. LAlHti, Gtner.l MuMffr
A. B. IRELAND, Superintendent of
Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000
Rest, - - - 5,000,000
Total Assets, - 113,000,000
Branches thmuiihiiiit Camilla, and tn the United States and Enjland
Pi.|vi>,i(N of $1 -nul upwards received, mul Interest allowed at
ciitr-.nl rates, The depositor is subject to no delay whatever In
the willnliiiw.il of the whole or uuy portion *»f the dcptteiU
Cranhrook Branch,     -      P. C. MALPAS, Manager
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the    Management   of
Mrs. E. Byrnes
Tlio rooms have lieeii refitted
and the. homo is now in tlio
best nf condition. Imperial ut
tentlou to the 'lining room.
Hoard without rooms ean lie
We invite your Inspection of our new Spring Novelties in Jewelry.
Our showing represents the most elegant, ami eicloslve tltwigus from the
leading Gold ami Silversmiths in America, 1.1.A<'KIJCTS, NKCK-
uml ENGAGEMENT KINGS are Inulmled In the colleetlon. We will lie
delighted to show them to you whether you buy or not.
OAulnl Wnteh Inspector forO. P,
Crow's Nest Puss Division
W. F. TATE |
Tlie public meeting railed hy the
city council for last Tuesday evening
(or Uie purpose of discussing the proposed electric light by-law was one
of llie very best ever held in Cranbiook. The ball was fairly well
crowded, and the meeting was truly
a representative one. Alderman J.
P. Fink was called to the chair anil
City Clerk Roberts was named as
secretary. Those present were disposed to treat the proposition fairly,
ami some were there lo express their
opinions, hut the great majority desired to secure information. It was
demonstrated before llie dose of the
meeting that every man was loyal to
Craubrook ami Cranbrook institutions, but thnl naturally there was
a difference of opinion here and there
as lo bo Ihe best policy to pursue.
The great advantage to both tlio
Electric Light company ami tbo
people, was ibe free nml untrntnmcled
expression of opinion that prevailed,
ami in consequence the subject was
handled in an Intelligent manner and
nil points connecled with the proposed hy l.iw were presented ami
thoroughly threshed out. It was
evident Hint nl the start of the
meeting there were many who were
Undecided as to what attitude they
would assume, ami thev listened attentively to all that was snid ami
Ihe ureal majority seemed satisfied
at the close of the meeting that tho
company was disposed to do what
was rfehf', that, the by-law was*
hedged in by restrictions that would
properly protect the property owners, nnd that it should he passed
to assist Cranlirook in its onward
movement. The idea of municipal
ownership was presented, and wen;
the conditions favorable nt this
time, there is no doubt hut that the
idea would have prevailed with th*
meeting, hut an exposition of the
facts plainly demonstrated that it
was practically impossible for the
cltv to assume the responsibilities of
such a financial burden when the borrowing powers of the municipality
ami Its needs for Ihe next two or
three years were taken into consideration.
Chairman FinV called on R, E.
neat-tie to present the case nf tbe
Electric Light eompanv, nnd that
gentleman did so in a frank and
open manner. He told the people
what the company wanted to do In
the way of extending their plant, but
that they could do nothing until the
people had given their consent. It
meant nn expenditure of $10,000 to
fOfl.OOfi to put In a dam on St-
Marvs river and bring the current
tn Cranhrook, and    unless the eom-
Rmiy could have the assurance of suf-
clent time to pay hack this money,
no financial Institution in the world
would loan thorn tho necessary money
nnd for thin reason they asked (or
2o years   Issndilw.      Tm coapup
was willing to give a ten per cent j
reduction to the people after the;
plant was installed anil I!5 per centj
to ihe city. The company would'
guarantee 'to deposit in the Imperial
hanb for 30 days $27,00(1 worth of
stock so that thu people of Cranbrook might have an opportunity fo
subscribe to the enterprise and bn
part owners.
Mr. -Beattie was followed by City
Solicitor Thompson, who carefully
prcsenled the legal phases of the
quest ion and showed the people
wherein their rights lay.
There were short talks made bv
Alderman Gill, J. A. Harvey,
Thomas .Drunimottd, .1. V. Armstrong, Sam MacDonald, .1. F. M.
Pinkham, \V. F. Tate, F. E. Simpson, .lames Henderson, James Ryan,
W. fl. Morton ami Willi,un Flowers.
Messrs. Macdonald and Drummond
were strong advocates of municipal
ownership. Alderman (iill favored
Ihe passing of the by-law, but insisted on the rights of the people being protected. Air. Armstrong
Wanted the necessary concessions to
the people so that value m.Rht he
received for the privilege granted,
ami suggested a certain per cent of
the gross receipts of the company to
to be based ou a graduated scale.
Mr. Ryan, who is one of the stockholders, slated lhat if lhc city desired to buy the electric light ami
telephone business, or the electric
light business alone, tiro company was
perfectly willing to soil. That if
the by-law failed to pass it would
he necessary for lhc company to do
one of two things the 1st of October,
either to shut down thi- plant entirely or cut out a number of consumers, as it would he Impossible to
carry tho present load during tin-
long nights.
There was considerable friendly
sparring during the evening, but good
feeling prevailed and the true urnn-
brook spirit was on top all of tho
time. It was a great meeting and
enmvineed those present t-lnti the
people of Cranhrook favored progress,
favored the go-ahead movement, favored a greater Cranhrook, favored
all that would brim*, increased prosperity to Cranbrook ami increased
value's to Cranbrook property.
50 Tiemnkcrs wanted at once.
A|i|ily in person to the Crows Ni-st
Pass Lumber company, Marysville.
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C. C. S'
Victoria, March 20.—Bills to amend
the Investment and loan societies act,
and tbe railway assessment ant
were Introduced by special message,
and read the first time. The provision of the latter bill will enable
municipalities, not heretofore so empowered, to tax the real property of
railway companies within the limits
of the municipality. Several bills
were advanced, aud Williams moved
the second reading of liis bill respect ing the payment of workmen's
wages, the chief provisions of which
are: Every workman, employee or
servant, which tiie rale of wages
does not exceed $4.00 per day, shall
be paid at intervals not to exceed
once every two weeks. No contract
shall be entered into that provides
for payment of wages ut longer intervals than once iu two weeks. lu
tbe absence of any agreement binding
both parties to a lower contract to
give notice of the termination thereof, all wages due a workman, employee or servant shall be paid forthwith upon such person ceasing to
work or being discharged. Any employer, who contravenes the provisions of this section, shall be liable
to a penalty nol exceeding $50.
Premier McBride moved the adjournment of the ib-bate.
Voluminous and comprehensive returns have just been presented to tbe
legislature by Premier McBiide dealing with the question of the province's reversionary interest in the
lands covered by Indian reserves.
This return, comprising several hundred pages of typewritten manuscript ami including not only all
papers in the case collected by the
provincial ollici.ils, but also (attached) the return on the same subject
presented recently to the Dominion
house by the responsible minister,
.Much old ground Is necessarily covered, hut there is also a modicum of
new and very interesting material.
The reliiripiishmeut by the Indians
of their rights shows that care has
been taken in providing for the well-
being of the prospective as well as
the present federation. In abstract,
trhts agreement provides that the
chiefs and principal men of the
Mctlakahtla aud Tsimpsean tribes
acting on behalf of the whole people,
in council assembled, assign and surrender to the crown all that tract of
land lying in ihe country of Atlin and
containing approximately 13,510
acres composed of portions of the reserve of Kaien and Dighy Islands
and of the mainland reservation bordering on Tucks Inlet and Venn passage; these lands to be held by the
government of Canada in trust to be
disposed of upon such terms as may
be deemed hy the government of
Canada best fcrV the welfare of the
Indians, nod, on the further condition
that all moneys received from th,*ir
disposal or sale, shall, after   deduc-
(Continued oa   pate tone.)
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Imperial Bank of Canada
The Imperial Bank of Canada
will hereafter, until further
Notice, pay Interest on Savings
Bank Accounts Quarterly,
instead of Semi-Annually, as
Cranbrook Branch • J. F. M. PINKHAM, Mgr.
E&ster Flowers and
"QEATTIE & ATCHISON have a fine Easter
**■"' display this year. They have one window
filled with Beautiful Flowers from the Hutchison
Greenhouses; and Easter Cards and novelties. It
is not too late to remember you wife or sweetheart.
Beattie & Atchison
Where It Will, Pay You to Deal 1'HK CHASltltOOK. HKllAI.O
For Easter
Everything that i,; new and stylish
—handsome   and   exclusive — in
SilK Lined Overcoat*
Single Breasted Suit*
Double Breasted Suit*
Morning CoeU
FrocK Coat*
Every garment bears the Fit-
Reform label—the guarantee ot'
perfection in quality, workmanship and value.
Stop in and see the spring styles,
whether you arj ready to buy
or not.
To Ki'pri si'iit tlio
The Ontario Insurance Co.,
Ihe Dominion Fire Insurance Co.,
I he|Acciilent and Ouarantee Co., of Canada,
The New York Plate Glass Insurance Co.,
The Indemnity Advertising Co.
Tlm iiln,vi' companies nro iill iipnratiiig under Doininioii oliur-
li'i-.s uml an- nut iilliliiiti'il with any continuation, Tims tlloy
ai-i' alili' tu quote the lii'at uml fniriisl  rates lu insiiriirs.
Make your application for territory at once slating ymir ex-
pi-rii-ime ami giving referonces.    Write to
The  Insurance Agencies Ltd.
(iencral Agents,   Vancouver, 11. C.
j   B. C. Livery and Feed Stables
j     Blacksmiths, Woodworkers and Bicycle Repairers
'       iVLLiijlilin Cirriajjiaul D:erin; Implements (or Sale
P.O. Box 144
'   Shop Phone SO
,    B.   C.
14 Bun Phone 90
i Canadian Hotel i
£j One of the pioneer hotels of Cran-
$g brook.   Warm rooms, good meats
0 and a bar stocked with the best
| Joseph Brault, Proprietor
lib. DAIRY ROLLS, 30e.
per lb.
TUB    BUTTER,   27'.e.
per lb.
61b. and 61b. DAIRY ,,
ROLLS, 30c. per lb.; "
10 lbs.     •        S275   ::
^^^^^^^^^^^^    TURKEYS, 22e. par lb.   |
Full line ut Chnppoil lint-, lluui, Shorts, U'lieut, Oats uml Hay   ' |
always „n hanil.   Also Itt'tie hi.|.f>1>- ,,I llml-cliiss I'lil.toci,. , ,
Dominion   Meat   Co., lj
Try a   Case ol
Two Dozen  Pints   $1,511
Equal to Guinness',   The finest lieveruge nu the market
fur family ami table use.    Imparts vigor anil
health, am! tonus up the Imily generally
llrewi-r, Craniiroiik   It. 0
Interesting:   Facts   About
(By J, S.
(Victoria Dally Colonist.) i
An address ol remarkatolg interest.
was delivered by .1. s. IJ-onnis, luml
uommissioner ol the Canadian l*acl(le
Itailwny company yesterday, at tlie
second luncheon ol the Canadian club
whose nuesi lu- was on lhat occasion.
The gathering was at the Poodle
Dog restaurant and the chair was
occupied by A. W McCunly, president
of the tlub.
lu Introducing the sneaker, Mr
McCucdy said:
"1 have much pleasure in unnouue*
nig that since out hist meet Ing u
Canadian club has, been organ teed at
Halifax, N. S., thus completing tlie
chain ol national clubs extending
across Cti'iradn from ocean to ocenn.
"We arc fortunate in having as our
gnesl to-day the leprvscntiitive of a
Canadian institution which bus
rivaled Ihe greatest system lor ho*
iierinl development that tho world
has ever seen.
"1 have lhc honor to present .1. S,
Dennis, of the Canadian -Pacific Iti il
way company, who will address us
upon that part of their vast svstem
Which applies  to western Canada."
Mr. Dennis spoke as follows:
"Mr. chairman and gentleman of
Ihe Victoria branch of the Canadian
club, I appreciate very 'highly the
invitation extended to me tn iie with
you to-day, and to address you on a
subject that should he near to the
heart of every Canadian, 'The. Development of Western Canada.'
"1 am presuming to speak to you
on this important subject because my
life's wnrk has heen more or less
Intimately conm-cied with ihe settlc-
meiil and development of tliis great
western portion of our Dominion.
"Landing in Winnipeg in May, IS72,
I have spenl the intervening thirty*
| live years in moving west in connection with the exploration, survey and
development of our west until 1 now
find myself al the western gateway
of our great Dominion on the Pacific
ocean. Mv duties and western movements during that 3fi years, in the
service of the Dominion government,
ihe Hudson's Hay company, the Territorial government, east of llie
mountains, and lastly wilh the Canadian Pacific railway", have brought
me more or less closely in touch
with the development which has already taken place, and given me
some strong opinions us to whut we
may look for in the future. These
facts regarding the past and hopes
for Ihe future are what 1 wish to lay
before you to-day.
"I noticed lately lhat an address
preseiitiil to another branch of the
Canadian club referred to the fact
that Canada seemed to be the only
country where it was found necessary
through the medium nf a club to try
and arouse a national spirit. Well,
whether It is necessary or not, 1 am
<j;lad to note that all over Canada
the movement towards establishment
of branches ol the Canadian club and
feel sure that this movement is hound
to do much towards making us all
realize the potential greatness of our
Dominion, and we should be glad to
take even the smallest part in aiding her development and advancing
our common Canadian citizenship.
"Thirty-live years ago western Can
aria wns a name only. Those of the
fathers of confederation who worked
so hard to create our Dominion, who
had the hardihood to foretell that the
jjrent western portion of the Dominion would, within a measurable time
occupy the position it now occupies,
were certainly characterized as visionaries, if nothing more.
"ThirtyHive vears ago, Winnipeg.
now the great' city at the eastern
limit ol this great western country,
a city which has surprised North
America as a whole in the marvelous
rapidity of its growth and extension
in the last ten years at [past, was a
small, isolated' village, surrounding
the old Hudson's Hay post at Port
(Jarry, and was reached only in the
summer bv boat or steamer down
the lied'rivet, or by a long, three
hundred mile stage journey iu tbe
"It was popularly accepted at that
time that the western limit ol the
habitable portion of our west, and
(tie western limit of agricultural and
wheat growing land lay about sixtv
miles to the west of Winnipeg,
"There are gentlemen sitting at
Ihis board who are old Winnipeggers
like myself, and who remember that
years after the time 1 speak of It
was the popularly accepted idea thai
the Red Kivcr valley, the limits of
which extended some 60 or 70 miles
to the west of Winnipeg, eontained
the country in which the wheat
would be grown, and outside of that
it would be nonsense to think ot
growing grain. That vast country
to the west now comprising the
province of Manitoba and the provinces of .Saska.chcwnn and Alberta,
was practically unknown. It was
popularly supposed that the great
American desert, of which so much
had been written, extended up into
that country, and that it wns total
ly uiisuited for grain production, and
was practically, unfit for human haWH
ation. And of the great province
lying on the Pacific at that time
little was known, except by the hardy
gold seeker. British Columbia was
practically unVnown to the rest of
Canada at that time.
"The province of "British Columbia
I will deal with more particularly,
later on. But I wish to say now in
passing that this province has been
richly endowed in nature and in natural resources than has any other
portion of Canada. (Cries of hear,
hear, and loud applause.)
"With regard to that portion ot
llie country lying east of the mountains, as I have said before, It- was
looked upon as being largely desert.
It it was desert, it was general I v
spoken of us being as near the North I
Pole that it is onlv suitable for the |
festive Arctic tisquiinuna or the
hardy Hudson's Bay man who was
looking for furs.
"It is true that that hardy band
of explorers—Palliser, Hector, Milton,
Cheadle, Bussel, and later on Butler,
wrote extensively of that country,
cmbodU'd in exhaustive reports, and
endeavored to create a correct Impression ot its clinuvtc, its soil and
possible resources. But their writings at that time attracted very
little attention. And I think it
quite proper tbat w« should say   »t
a   Wonderful  Province
ihis meeting of the Canadian club
■hat. those trainers of our treaties,
who had so much to do wilh the tiling of our boundaries must have been
impressed by the fad that that point this western country lying east
of the mountains lay near the North
Pole, and was an aid if ami useless
region, And it is popularly supposed
ili.it they Wore hillueiiced in the opinion thai British Columbia salmon
■vere not sporting Huh and could nol
■ist* to the tlv, when l-hcv so readily
igrecd in Un* accepting of the    48th
utrallel iis  the I Hilary   between  us
lid  out     ueigliliois      sou 111.    UccaUSC
coiillcmen    then-   i*» no    quoutlou in
lie world bin    Ihnl    we   wore
iltled to go farther south (Applause)
I am only iii.iIjuii* lhat statement be
au si' | (limit   ii   is    perfectly cleai
ihat   our    treatv     makers weie in
iueueeil by tin* facts as popularly inept nl then, thai western Canada wu*
i remote and    Isolated country, un-
fulted largely     lor sell lenient.'   and
'bat so far us British Columbia w
concerned it was praoUeaUy a timllw
ill wilderness.
"That general conception with
;ard to western Canada praolica
continued until (bat very intrepid
IhuhI of surveyors, employed in surveying and laying oul the survey system east of the mountains, luui lai'go
y dispelled the erroneous impres-
dons with regard to the soil and
•Innate, because they took their
lives iu their hands and saw the
•ouutry as it was. Leaving Wlimi-
ieg in April, as wc used to do, wi
.vould get hack there the following
all, and during all that time
Would |iii1l),ilih only sec two or three
.vlii-te men, 'Pokiiiu; their supplies
,vith them in the spring, and had
irouglit home tn them what the cll-
uu-te was like in the summer There
ivere many who had to spend the
■."inter iu the country, and found that
hey could live out door, under canvas' in the winter, uud suffer no    In*
"TOiese   reports,
think,     ihe firs)
.vhich    ihe   widely
I say, were, 1
medium through
•cepted   theory
ivilh regard to Ihe country wns   ilis-
"Tbey were followed by that band
if eng-iiiecrs who were engaged in attempting to locate a mad tor that
ileel hand across Canada, which was
aihsiuguciitly huilI and which has
lone so much to awaken Canadians
io their great inheritance and give
impetus tn a development that is
low spoken <if throughout the world.
"1 am very proud, Mr. chairman
ind genllemcn, to belong to ibe profession that supplied these early pioneers iu tlio exploration wnrk of our
*reat wesi, and to a profession
which furnished men who have clone, I
think, as much as any other men in
Canada tl bring lo the notice of
Canadians themselves, anil the world
it large, Uie possibilities of our
western country. (Cries of hear,
hear—loud  applause.)
"It is imt. my intention, gentlemen, to deal in detail with the
development which has taken place in
western Canada. That is a matter
of the pasl, and we cannot correct
oj_L' mistakes. 1 only wish to refer
incidentally to the development
which has taken place, and ask you
to devote what time you can give mo
iu listening to what 1 think is going
to take place. (Hear, hear.) Therefore, 1 want to say this. Even
after ihe construction of the Sauad-
iau Pacillc railway; after that road
was in operation from the Atlantic
to the Pacific, I personally know
from my own experience, that a
large number of the people who
I raveled over that road—say from
here until they had reached the
-ictiliii portions of eastern Canada-
were very hard to impress with any
reasonable idea as to why that road
was ever built. When you loltl them
that east of the mountains and 200
miles north of them was the great
Saskatchewan valley, a country regarding which I haic been very enthusiastic for the last 26 or 30
years, they smiled politely. And
when you came to discuss the /question o'f British Columbia, no doubt
ihere are gentlemen here, who
travelled over that road, who will
remember that at that time they
would admit the onlv. usefulness ol
-he Canadian Pacific through British
Columbia was to provide a scenic
road, which even then they admitted
md some merits. I have heard the
statement made time and time
ign-rn in those days of the early
-onslructinii 0f the Canadian Pacillc
through western Canada, that it
simply connected a western wilderness on the Pacific with a barren
waste cast of the mountains So
that our development, while it was
iss-isted in many ways by the construction of thai road, it did not
really commence until some years
ifter Its completion.
"I think, Mr. Chairman, that we
after the construct ion of the Canad-
club iu western Canada, where wc
-ere discussing any question connected with the development of western
Canada, place on record our appreciation of the great work done in Ihe
development of the province now
constilii-ting western Canada by the
oionecr merchants, pioneer seltiers
mm I Ihose pioneers who gave their
lives in a great inntiy cases in Ibe efforts lo prove that we had a country
which Wits worth while for people to
come nml live in. (Loud applause.)
We mus1 not forgo!, gentlemen, that
those nionecrs for many years after
their location were cut off from all
the comforts, from nil Ihe accessories which are gencrallv supposed to
make life pleasant. TIit-v fought a
'innl fiitfil, uud put up with many
hardships. And through it all the
maiorilv of them have remained
faithful lo the west, and settlements
have sprung up from them, and the
results ohta-ined from their efforts
have done more to dispel the erroneous impressions existing throughout
the world with regard to western
Canada than anything else has ever
done.     (Cries nf 'hear, hear.')
"The waiting tot" a movement in
the development nf western Canada
was very long, and very sore to a
great many of us. ' There are gentlemen sitting here who, like myself,
hack in Manitoba and Winnipeg in the
early 80's, thought we could hurrv
the procession ns it were hv what
are now practically characterized as
the buom methods. There are later
eases where gentlemen attempted the
same hurrying of the procession,
Well, gentlemen, most of us bur tied
our lingers, if nothing more. It was
not until curtain tilings took place
that we began to realize any marked
development in western Canada. Ami
1 would like to give you shortly my
ideas as to wlin-l produced that remit.
"At that time we had a country
which was practically unknown, and
what Wiis known was not to our
redii. The accepted theory was
that any couiiuy north of the -tilth
larallel (jfteretf no inducements for
igrieiiltural, horticultural or other
"The Dominion government and the
local government of this province and
id Die province of Manitidm, after it
was  COUStltUted,      and     subsequently
the Territorial government east of
ibe mountains, in conjunction with
corporations like the Canadian Pacini- K.lilway company, ihe Hudson's
Bay company ami others, have spent
very large sums of money in advertising our. western country, ami in
i-iide,i\oi uie, to prove to tlie people of
Canada ami elsewbeie th.it we have
here a country to which they could
.mil. fnr success, a country which of*
,'ercd them something which was
worth t'lieli while coming to get.
Bui il took years and years of lhat
-ampaigu ami vast expenditure before
we got lo the point when the generally accepted theory with regard to
the suitability of western Canada
was set to one side.
"As soon iis Unit came about and
as soon as Ihe great areas to the
south of us became pretty thorough*
ly settled, we then began to ex-
lerience a movement in the development of of what 1 characterize as
western Canada. 1 am speaking now
particularly of that portion of the
■ountry east ot the mountains, to
cause there the development has heen
more marked, and 1 want to point
mt later why that development,
which has been so marked there, is
jolng lo have a great reflex action
hi the development of British Columbia,
"ll was not, gentlemen, until that
•rinueous impression bad been largely dispelled that we began to get an
overflow of people from the south ot
the line; and in 1802 we had an intlow
if nearly 8,Olid people from the south
if the boundary line. They* were
lioiieers, and were hard to get. They
■iiuie to this country in doubt.
Many of them, I expect', were in fear
i ml trembling as to whether they
would ever gel hack. But that
lionccr band bus grown until last
year we g*nt from the south of the
louudnry, and located in the new
irovlnccs to the east ol the mountains, a population of 3*13,01)0 people.
Cries of hear, hear.) Now that
noveinent, commencing us it did in
he year I have mentioned, has continued until it has assumed the pro*
portions I have spoken of, ami it
hns hud this effect thtoughout the
world to-day that it is now popularly accepted, Uie country widen has
ittractcd Unit Immigration from tho
United Slates is the kind of country
which is worlh while coming lo. And
there is no doubt at all that the
movement of the people from the
south of the liiu1 to our country, east
of the mountains, Ims done more to
assist in getting immigration from
northern Europe and Oie.it Britain
than anything else that has happened.
It is founded on ihe generally accepted theory that where there is
anything good, the Yankee goes after
it.     (Cries of hear, hear.)
"Now, I have endeavored to give
you an idea of the conditions as lliey
existed prior lo that movement.
Many of you gentlemen are familiar
with' them. I simply wunl now to
lay before you in a concrete form
the movement of people tbat is
growing like a snowball, which has
resulted in the development of this
western port-ion ol Canada. Just
let us start from the conditions as
they are to-day, and I will endeavor
to lay before you my views as to our
future development aud the part thai
the Canadian club should take in
(•hat development. (Cries of hear,
hear.) That movement ot people
which commenced in the year 11105
has rolled up until to-day wcstdrn
Canada is recognized not only as tho
greatest portion of our great Dominion, hut an important part in our
British Empire, and stands with
cities like Winnipeg, Vancouver aud
Victoria at its eastern and western
gateways, with hundreds of other
thriving cities, towns and villages
within its borders—cities lying along
the Canadian Pacific line like Brandon, Moose .law, Medicine Hat, and
British Columbia cities like Revel-
stoke, Kossluvd, Craubrook, Nelson
.uul Kamloops, cities up in the northern portion of the country in that
great Saskatchewan valley which up
to ten years ago—possibly not ten
years ago, but certainly 15 years
were looked upon as being absolutely worthless—cities like Edmonton, cities lying along the Canud-
Northeru Railway company's
line. Saskatoon is another instance
if the development ol this country,
When I was in the sprvice of the
Dominion government as deputy
minister of public works, I was ask-
d to visit Sa skid non for the purpose,
of constituting it a village, in the
" of 1808. A place like Saskatoon ,
has grown so that its eitizens will
argue with yon, gentlemen. Unit
their real estate on the front street
is worth more than yours here.
"Now, these nre' the conditions
which existed as far as an urban
population is concerned, These cltloft
.ne. now rapidly Irccnbiliig grcnl ecu
lers of trade, and innn- than Unit
ureal industrial centers, something
which 15 or 20 years ago was
ridiculed with regard to western
Canada. I say 'ureal industrial centers,' such as Winnipeg, and other
places throughout the west, and
places in British Columbia. 'Industrial centers' to (lie extent that lu
i comparatively lew years we should
he independent as far as manufacturing is concerned of the great country
to the south, or of Europe.
"Now, wc have those towns and
villages strung out along that great
system of railway to the east, and
in the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia—wilh a population of a little
over 000,000 people, with an increasing population averaging 250,000 per
year. Think of what that means,
gentlemen. These figures, gentlemen,
were obtained from the census of recent years, and you will find that
Ihev are correct, as I hnve tiiken
some little trouble to get them. We
have in this country 7000 miles of
railway in operation, and at least
3000 miles under construction.     We
The two men entered the theatre
and were escorted to seats just behind two women who wore exceedingly high und wide hats.
"Wonder il they'll lake 'cm oil,"
said the other.
"Us for no show it they don't,"
said one man.
.lust as tbe orchestra began Mie
women removed their hats. Then
one of the women turned and said;
"Here are a few cloves. Will you
please eat them'.'" And here is a
bottle. Take it. Perhaps it will
save you from bothering us bv making a noisy exit between acts to
'see a man.' "
Artistic Picture
nl'll TWO sra-IAI.ITIKS
Prest Pboto Studio
John W. Wolf
Boot, Shoe and
Harness Maker
(lid shoes made new.   All kinds
tl repairing;.   Hive me ■ call.
ii Central
Marysville |
:; T. Cole, Manager
'" We tfiv*i I lie beat toourpn
i, trims in the St. Marys valley
Easter Plants and
See Them
II Pays tu Deal
Pur Plants Prom
Pais. «S
Anr uvailalrle Dominion Liinils
williiu tlie Hallway Belt lu Urilisti
L'uluinliiu, may lie lioiiicsU-aik-u by
any in'isuii wliu is the uule tieatl ol a
liiiiiily, or any uiule over IK years ol
age, tu tlie extent ol oils-quarter
.si'i'lion of liili acres, more or less.
Entry must tie made personally .it
the local land oltu-e lor the district
in whicli the land is situate.
The homesteader is required to perform the conditions connected therewith under one ot the following
(I) Al least sii months' residence
upon nnd cultivation of the laud
each year lor three years.
(li) If the father (or mother, If
Ihe father Is deceased!, ol the homesteader resides upon a (ami in the
vicinity ol the laud entered lor, the
requirements as lo residence may Ire
satislied by such persou residing wilh
Hie father ur mother.
i'.i) If llie seliler has his iieruin-
ni-iit lesitleiice upon luruiiiiK land
owacd by him iu the vicinity ot his
hollli'slt'iid, Ihe iti|uni'Hl»'iils as to
resident', may lie satislied hy rest-
deuce upon thu said land.
Sit months' notice in writing
nbould be giveu lo tbe t'oiiimissliiuui
ol Dominion Lands at. Utl-awu ol in-
U'liiiou lo apply lor pateul.
Coal lauds aiay be purchased ul
Sill per acre lur soft coal and I'aii
lor anthracite. Nut mole than .'lull
acres call be uoqlllrul by une hull
inlii.11 or company. Koyalty ut thu
rule of leu cents per In. ol 1,luui
pounds shall he collected ou Hie
kiowii output.
w. w. ronv,
Deputy of IIm- Miuii.lei of lb. Interior
When You
Come to the Metropolis stay at the
Palace Hotel
Stephens'! kockendur!
Opposite C. P. R.
$1.00   PKR   OAY
Calgary, Alta.
is now located in its comfortable and attractive new quarters in the Manitoba Hotel.
This institution is just up-to-
date and is modernly equipped
to do iust the best work in all
branches oi the tonsorial art.
W.   It. 11,-ttlty.
rallliruuH 11. C.
P. O. HOX 1093
Cranbrook   Foun-J
dry and
Machine  Shop?
McKlnnon & Johnston J
We nro prepiiretl to
iiu all kimla of repair work heavy ami
lijrjit, imtke I'ltstintta,
turn shafts, etc.
Scientific    Horseshoeing,   a J
I'M I ll-l I IM I IM 11 Ml
He lines minion! work
in it minium manner
When yuu want paint-
itnz. decorating, paper
I will  have  my
of Coal iu a few
reiuly In lake nnl
r supply
ami am
I   will
Hankhead Hard Coal $11.75
Suit Coal S0.75
I.nst winter I was nut nf Coal
part of limn. This year I pro-
pnHn Ii> keep a gootl supply uu
hanil,niul will sell
(Continued on page tares.)
I hereby give notice Uiat sitty
days alter date 1 intend to apply lo
the Chief Commissioner ol Lands and
Works lor permission to purchase an
island in the Kootenay river, the
southern part being opposite the N.
IV. corner ot the Indian Reserve on
Bummer's Flat, thence up the river
lor about halt a mile, containing (10)
ten acres, more or lesa.
0«o. deary.
Dates l»*i M, IN?.        «-•••
Cranbrook Sash
and Door Factory
All kin.la of finish wnrk. in
way ol doors, windows, Iran-
soma, etc. Kilu|driod lumlwr
for inside work. Our work ii
guaranteed and our prices are
satisfactory.    Screeu   doors
Rough and Dressed Lumber
For Sale
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COME in and have a
look  through our
We have them at all
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The Cosmopolitan ij!
The place where a i*
man will return after f f
stopping once.
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Ne.reat to r.Uroitil mul tlepot.    Haa accommodation, lot  the jintillc unequalled In Cranbrook.
Hot ted Csld Bulla
Hoggarth & Rollins
Robinson-McKenzie Lumber Co., Ltd.
Saw and Planing Mills
All Kinds Of
Rough and Dressed Lumber
Courtesy, like charity, should begin
at home. Of course one does not
expect to find the same decree of
eeremonv practiced there as the formalities' of mere attjuaintanceetiip
exact, hut there certainly should not
be less respect ami deference paid to
those who arc nearer and dearer to
us, Mian to outsiders. The man who
Is a gentleman in his home and
among tltose who comprise his immediate household, can be trusted to
do nothing unbecoming to a Rentle-
man when beyond the precincts of
home; hut the man who is courtesy
itself when abroad is oftentimes the
veriest boor within the confines of
his own dwelling place. Such a man
may prMe himsell on being a gentleman; but he is deficient in the elementary instincts ol the true type,
and is consequently somewhat akin
to a counterfeit that has obtained
more or less circulation among the
uninitiated, but it is nevertheless a
spurious coin, the worthlessness ot
which will lie discovered sooner or
In Wiis enlightened twentieth century when farmers' wives have to be
nurse, cook, chambermaid, washerwoman, seamstress and scrub general!, -doing the work of six lor the
sake of being support *••' we should
urge mothers to train their boys
carefully to be tidy and considerate
ol the burdens they heap upon
women, rather than asking that they
may be permitted looser reins in the
household. These boys are to he the
men and homeraakers, and the habits;
o( early years will cling to them
through life. There are more wives
and housekeepers sta-ggering under
loads of work that careless men occasion than there are men driven to
the dramshop by too much nicety.
Let the hoys be required to shut the
doors, tn brush their clothing, to
hang up their hats and coats, to put
their shoes and rubbers in their
proper places, to empty and rinse
their wash basins and hath tnhs when
done using them, to hang towels and
wnshrags on the rack instead of
throwing them on the bed or on the
floor and clean their hoots, sween up
the litter thev make in whittling,
iiutcracking, and all the Inventions in
which they are so fertile for disarranging rooms.
There is but little doubt that good
humor is a priceless boon. It is the
oil that smooths many a rough place
In life which otherwise would he very
hard sledding. A man who can smile
at misfortune and the mistakes he
has made in life, and has the courage to correct them and work manfully to make amends, has that in
him which -deserves success in the
end. Ill humor sulks in its tent.
The sun never shines bright enough
to drive away tlie clouds of gloom
which continually surround it. It
has a snap and a snarl for any
who may attempt to,point out a heller way or offer a crumb of comfort
in case of real need. Good humor
rises to the occasion and meets mis
fortune with a smile, however much
the heart may be pained, forgetting
its own heart pains by lending a helping hand to those loss fortunate.
Good humor is a fortress, a strong
tower, where the possessor may flee
to gather strength for a renewed
battle with difficulty and danger
Good humor is simply invincible. A
man who laughs at misfortune and
sets his face bravely to do the right
Ood has given ' him to see it is
worth more to the world hy far than
the snarler who sets down amid a
broken fortune to bemoan his fate
and make life.a wilderness of woe fnr
every one within hailing distance.
She can come to a decision without
the slightest trouble of reasoning on
it; and no sane man can do that.
Six of them can talk at once and
get along first rate, and no two men
can do that.
She can safely stick fifty pins in her
dress while he is netting one under
his thumbnail.
She is as cool as a cucumber in
half .1 dozen tight dresses and skirts,
while a man will fret and fume and
growl in one loose shirt.
She can talk sweet as peaches and
cream to the woman she hatesy while
two men would be punching each
other's head before they had exchanged ten words.
She can appreciate a kiss from her
husband seventy-five years after the
marriage ceremony is performed
She can go to church and afterwards tell you what every woman
had on, and in some rare instances
can give you some faint idea what
the text was.
She can walk half the night with
a colicky baby in her arms without
once expressing the desire of murdering the infant
She can—hut what's the use? A
woman can do anything or everything and do it well.
She can do mote in a minute than
a man can do in an hour and do it
.She ciin drive a man crazy for
twenty-four hours and then bring
him to a paradise in two seconds by
simply tickling him under the chin,
and there does not live that mortal
son of Adam's misery who can do
paints your future in a/inc
God grunt that your dreams may ne
realized, but there is so great .<
danger lh.it they may tail thai it is
wise to prepare (oi a failure, and if
in your pathway the flowers hum
brightly and over youl head shines
the sun, Ins evcr-siniling face from
the clear blue sky, and no dark
clouds ever gather oer you, ynu will
en-joy them more for having the unfailing knowledgv that ii shipwreck
does come yuu will have the lifeboat
of a thorough knowledge to some
useful line of work. Let us he true
to ourselves, study our own interests,
and aim to be true women, who live
lor some noble cause. Better learn
to du one thing perfectly than a
hundred imperfectly.
And in all our thoughts lor the future aspiring and doing let us remember tbat to God we owe all our
success gained, that to Him we owe
our warmest love, and oui brightest,
most useful days.
(Continued trom ps
And   t
c a total bank clearing in tin's of western Canada having
rum houses of $15,7-60,000 a week.
u\ imy that outside of Winnipeg,
Un* east ol the mountains, Kd-
itun ami Calgary are ihe only
* places that have clearing houses,
lea rings average S15.UWJ,-
Just think »f    that,
"And we
only on lb
out Uie world
provinces c
in this great provli
lumbla. and     the
e finally a position not
continent but through-
as possessing in   those
ut ul  Uie mountains, and
. „f British Ctr-
a't   Yukon coun-
»*■) 94*4**1
Seven Years Ago
Cranbrook ** *m
Miss I». Watt has arrived trom the
east and taken charge ot the millinery department ol Reid & C'o.'s
She is thoroughly competent ami has
spent several weeks in tlie larger
cities of the east familiarizing herself
with the latest modes iu millinery.
The Moyie Leader is feeling jubilant/
over the prospect of a $0,000 depot.
It is about time for a town of the
importance of lloyhs to bo properly
recognized by the C. P. It. and promise of such a building shows that the
company fully appreciates the situation.
Jimmy McNeill, of the Cosmopolitan, is ihe happy recipient of a hunch
ol -neckties from his friend P. .1. Elmer, that has set the crowd wild
with envy. They are the latest,
with tints of the rainbow, which
makes Jimmy's smile seductive iu
the extreme."
Hu-j-h Cameron, formerly
known in Cranhrook as Ihe ■
mini, returned last week- from i
tended visit- to Scotland, lie
f;ood time, hut says he is plea!
get back to Cranhrook.
Miss   Jessie     la-iieh,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs
is expected to return lumn
next week.     She has bee
ihe winter in Ontario.
the    eldest
\. I*e,tch,
some time
A  Masonic lodge
in Cranbrook some
will he organized
time next  month.
"My Wife's Family." Is lhc title of
a merry musical comedy conceit
written "by Stephens A Linton,
which comes to the Wentworth opera
house Tuesday, April 2nd. This farce
met with immediate success when
presented last season and is duplicating that success again this year
wherever seen. The story, which i-i
n clever one, tells of the trials and
tribulations of a young married man
endeavoring to rid himself of his
mother-in-law and his wife's relatives. He resorts to everything except murder to accomplish that purpose, and as can he Imagined Uu
many mixtips and funny complications which ensue furnish plenty ot
ludicrous situations ami Tnughnblii
scenes. The cast employed in tin
interpretation of the merry musical
melange is one of {he best en tour,
including as it does, some of the best
farceurs on the comedy stage. There
is no end of bright comedy lines,
catchy musical and dance numbers,
while there is a long string of vaudeville specialties interpolated bv mem-
Irers of the company.
624,273, THE LARGEST
The Wentworth
Clapp & Rollins,
The New Managers.
Drop in and see us any time.   We are on deck 25 hours
out of the 24
So greatly is thin world changing
that it Is to he recognized more and
more that girls as well as boys may
and should be self-supporting.
The girl who sits around idle all
the busy day, reads a lew French
novels, does a little lancy work, gossips idly with others who have nothing in particular to do, tangles and
untangles silks and worsteds ad infinitum, and then watts tor some
silly young man (for no young man
ot good, common sense would wa<
such a girl for his wife) to come
along and take her off her own
hands, has gone out of fashion.
The girl of the twentieth century,
if she would be popular, must have a
business as well as a hoy—a vocation
of some kind. That it Is useful and
needful to all Is true. "What," says
some fair, sweet-faced girl, "surely I
don't need It, I am only a child.
My father is rich. In our home o(
wealth there is nothing lacking of
comfort and happiness, of beauty and
grandeur." Ah, yes! but rioheii
often take to themselves wing, and
ftf* away, and a turn of fortune's
wheel hurls wealthy people down to
poverty  vmj   day.        Y«w   k
New York, March 18.—Tlie United
States Steel corporation, according
to the annual report, has passed
through the most progressive year in
its history. The gross receipts wero
$696,652,1)26, an increase of $11,425,-
190. After paying out nearly $150,-
000,000, in wages to 202,467 employees, and deducting the cost of
manufacture, there was a total profit of $188,8:i2,«:i5 lor the year. After
Interest charges and other deductions, the net earnings are reported
to be $156,624,27:1, the largest)
amount ever reported by the corporation.
The amount exceeded the expectations of the management and they
were able as a result to make most
liberal deductions for improvements,
extensions and depreciation, iu all
aftrout $80,000,000 was appropriated
for these purposes, or an increase of
more than $30,000,000 as compared
with 190S. One lump sum ot $50.
000,000 is charged oft tor appropriations for construction and discharge
of   Capital    obligations.     These    de-
luctions brought the final surplus
down to $12,743,800. which is smaller
by nearly $4,500,000 than in 1005.
The balance sheet disclosps a total
surplus of undivided profits of $07,-
i:| Distillers Company, Limited
try, ihe greatest unoccupied
laird suitable for agriculture ami
horticulture, ami ihe greatest natural
wealth in timber, coal, minerals and
fish, of anv portion of North America.     (Cries of hear, hear }
"From the basis ot population, of
rati why mileage, ol imnki clearings, ol
Increasing population, and with the
rroneous Impression with reference
ii ,uu country, that I have before
■ Her red tn, dispelled, wo are now
starling on what I think should he a
development. And it is
with reference to this particular tlc-
lopim-iit that 1 would like to speak
you about tor a few moments.
We may accept the fact that we have
disproved tin- erroneous impression
ivhicli existed wilh regard to western
Canada. The developments 1 have
lerretl to prove thai fact, 1 think.
We have not only disproved that, but
ive have proved certain things.
"We have proved that we can produce east of the mountains, where thu
development is largely agricultural,
iiinuallv a larger average wheat crop
than ever has been produced in North
Vmeriea, because the average annual
wheat production per acre south of
llie boundary line—even taking the
throat wheat producing states of Iowa
and Illinois when they were whe-at
stales, which Ihcy are not now. And
we can prove that in the western
portion of Canada east ot the mountains we can offer lo people facilities
for dairy farming, which it would
lie very haul lo equal elsewhere.
"When 1 look back, gentlemen,
twenty live or thirty years ago to
ihe conditions which then existed,
and then follow ou to the cities now
lui ill when' the development is so
marked, ami to the vast areas of
land that are devoted to the growth
uf grain and cattle, and the dairy
produce, il is Indeed wonderful, as
the accepted opinion at that early
date was that the country was totally imsuitcd for human habitation.
And when we look forward trom that
time to a period ot fifteen or twenty-,
years hence, to the existing conditions in British Columbia, for instance, am I not justified in saying
Hint we have conclusively dispelled
the erroneous impression which existed, and proved that our great western
country is one to which we cau invite people to come with every confidence?     (Cries of hear, hear.)
"Now, Mr. Chairman and gentlemen, I first wish to say to you in
connection with the development that
1 look for iu this western portion of
Canada, that the Canadian dubs,
should, iu my opinion, make it their
business to take a prominent part in
guiding that development along the
proper lines. We are getting into
Western Canada, gentlemen, a population, which, as 1 have said, is
creasing at. the rate ot 350,000 per
ittiuimi. We are getting all nationalities and all creeds. We are making
no distinction as to the people who
should come and throw in their lot
willi us. But wc are assuming certain responsibilities iu doing that.
It is not so apparent lo you gentlemen living iu British Columbia as it
is with those living east of the
mountains, and come more closely in
touch with tiie colonization of this
western country. You have, it is
true, in British Columbia, a question
which has been with you tor a long
time—a question of Oriental Immigration. But I am referring to the
immigration of the great Slavonic
races wc are getting cast of the
mountains, and outside of them, immigrants from all parts oi Great
Britain, from Northern Europe,
.Southern Russia, Irom Hungary, the
Latin races ot the south, so that
there are to-day constituencies ot the
local legislatures, both iu .Saskatchewan ami Alberta, where sixteen languages are spoken. Sixteen different
languages spoken iu some of those
"I think, Mr. Chairman and
jcntleraen, that there is no f-ork the
Canadian club ot western Canada can
ilo lo equal that great work of attempting to assimilate lhat population so that they will become in
time good Canadian citizens. (Hear
"The work, sir, must be done
through organization of this bind.
It is not work in which a government*
or political party can take anv part.
It is work which Canadians who
are proud of Canada, Canadians who
are in a position to devote some time
to the subject, must of necessity put
before these people, outside of their
religion or their nationality, the desirability of doing what bus been done
to such a great extent by the people
lo the south of us, and which has
done more than anything else in my
opinion to make 'the United States
the marvellous country it is to-day—
that work is to convince these people
that they have got to be a Canadian
first, no matter what thev were
originally. (Hear, hear.) 'And as
I have said, it can well be done
through the medium of the Canadian
clubs, We have before us a great
work in that line, and work which we
should all he proud to lake a    part
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Library Voting Contest
This elegant Library ami Handsome case vrillbe given by vou- to
tin- Lodge, Society, Church or School in Craubrook or I'istrit securing
tlie luryt'st number of votes iu the following manner:
Tin* nicrelmiils listed below will give with every ten cent purchase
uni'vote. The contest begins February 8th, IW07, ami closes June
21st, 1!*I7. A Iwllot lx,x is plumi in Ii.-r.ttie & Atchison's drug store
win-re votes nre to be dfixwited. At the close of the contest tho
Church. School. Society or U.lge having tho largest number of votes
will be awarded the Library. Current accounts when promptly paid
will be entitled to votes.
Remember  votes cau
elilllllits listed bvlow.
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Each week the Herald will announce tiie respective standing ol
"lie I'onsimts.
London, March 22—The revived
project ol tunneling the English channel received Its death blow lor a long
time to come by the announcement
ot Uie government's well considered
decision against the enterprise in pur-
liament yesterday. Premier Cump-
bcll-Baniterman in the house of commons, and the, Earl ol Crewe, lord
president of tlie council, in the house
ol lords, made Identical announcements to this effect, which were reread and approved hy Mr, Balfour,
the opposition leader, in the lower
house. It is esprclwl that Uie bill
will warn In watMrswn.
Flour and Feed
Implements and
Harness .  .  .
Campbell & Manning
Groceries, Fruit, and
Confectionery and
Beattie & Atchison
P. Burns & Co McCALLUM & co
A. L. McDERMOT Dezall Bros.
Wine and Spirit Merchant
The B. C. Livery Stable
"Now, Mr. Chairman, I have spent
too much time in sneaking ol what
has taken place. And I want to
endeavor to lay before you, as based upon my experience of the present
and past ' development of Canada
throughout the period I have mentioned, what I think we can look tor
in the near future.
(To be concluded in our neit issue.)
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VOLUME 10, NO. 1.
This is number 1, volume 10, ol
the Cranbrook Herald.
It is wonderful what mutations
time has wrought in Cranbrook and
this district during that nine years.
When the Herald was first launched
Cranbrook had a population ot 30 ,
or 40 people, and the district was
virtually nil so tar as capital, manufacturing or production was concerned To-day Cranbrook has a population of 3000 and is conceded to be
one of the very best towns in the
interior of British Columbia aud
millions arc invested in Uie district.!
Nine years! What a story could
could be told of thu trials aud tri-
b-ulations, of the joys und sorrows,
oi lue success and uilurcs ut lhat
ptiiuu. Ino Herald is a history ui
Uiat time. bay, stranger anu
irieu-d, uiu you evui slop lu mink ul
all mat tlie Herald bus puulisUcd in
inal time, aUuut iiu: country anu
tiie people' And mil yuu ever slup
to cuUMUur tin- lacl thai ia all uiai
time lue Herald ims never tailed ui
say a guou wold lur Uiu district, a
gouii uui a fur Uiu iov.ii auu a guou
worn iui evury inuiudual in Lite district whenever lac opportunity oi-
.van dou'L yuu know thai the ller-
alu in ail ui iiMi.ii: uiue years nas
oi'L-n absolutely under Iuc control ui
Urn .Man Simpson, who bus never
beni ua Mippn.i'ii knee ui syeupuuu-
ey tu any clique or clan, nut nas
been inucpomieui at all limes, wonting lui uie Ut*sl inicicsls oi Uie
country and tlm people, and never
allowing any individual lo use tue
columns ui thu ileum lu vcui his
spile upuii an)une, or used Un* paper
lor that purpose niltisult.
llie tiuralu Uus Occu eiean and progressive. It has emicavoiuu lo
keep pace With Uie prugicss ul tue
limes, and wui-ii pussiuie Lu keep
aiicau ui uiu conditions ot me town,
no matter at what expense. H has
always paid tho top wages, regaru-
leas ui any uniun scale, auu mcu wuo
Work on ihe ttui'UHl always seem
willing tu remain, wiucu is onu oi
tne strongest eumpluneiils *,bat llie
employee ean pay to ihe employer.
.wiaLever the rierald, in its bulimic
way, nas been able lo do fur the
upuuiiuiug ot Cianbrook, has been
uoae ueeause its editor believed in
Lraiibrouit an-d loved iu people.
There are other towns on earth, uut
Ciamuuok, "lie-dutiiul Cranutrook,"
hceius to he the brightest uud best
star in the Armament of Western
Canadian muuicipaiilies. Tiie people
are uie elect oi the earth, large
uearieu, generous iu nature, loyal in
soul and iiubie iu their dealings witu
t>ueir leiiuw man.
im* ueraiu nas been a part and
■juicei ui uranurooa since the in-
wtn.iu.tt ui uie towu. li has been
u-i-uiuiiy patrunueu, aud enjoys to-
.uj uie rare distinutiou ol navmg
•...c Kiigesi circulation of any weekly
■.ttj-er iu Western Canaua. 'Ine paper
..u» started on a hand press with a
uaifuiui ui type. To-day there is no
i.ei,Lor equipped weekly newspaper oi-
iieti in me province. Its business
uas rapiuiy auvanced, and from employing a single boy, it has reached
lue sidge wneie it pays out several
inousaiid dollars a year in wages
ine next year will see still greater
Improvements in the Herald. It bas
oniy one objeet in view, and that
is io push lorward Cranlirook and assist tne people of this territory in
securing success. It has labored
along that line in the past, and it
will continue to do so in the future
so long as the Old Mau has control.
The Herald wishes all of its readers a life of happiness, a lite of success and a life of contentment.
Cranbrook bas reached the stage
when tlie city needs a manager. Tbat
is to say, the town needs the services of an able mark, to supervise the
work and look after the interests ot
the taxpayers. The mayor Is the
man to do this, but a man who has
the brains to be mayor ot Cranbrook, is engaged in business for himself. He cannot afioid to give his
time to the city at a personal sacrifice. O. T. Rogers did that, and nobody appreciated the fact until he
Wiis out of ollice, and now everybody
is ready to concede that O. T. Rogers was an ideal mayor. He had tiia
intelligence, he had the executive a-btil*,
Ity, he possessed the natural savcy
to meet men ot all stations in lite
in a manner that would be a credit
to the city, he was broad-minded
enough »to realize that ut limes bis
way might not be the right way,
and he had the common sense to
acknowledge at all times that the
majority should rule. But such
men cannot lie expected to accept the*
office of mayor of Cranbiook and'
give their services gratis. It Is
worlh several thousand dollars a
year to Crairbrook, to have.* man*
like Mr. Rogers as mayor, but men
like him cannot accept tbe office
without great personal sacrifice.
Then why not do what is right-
Why should not the council pass a
by-law providing a salary ol at
least $1200 or $1500 a year lor the
mayor, and then the people will demand a first-class business man and
elect him, With a salary like that,
a business man could afford to give
a portion ot his time to the city's
welfare, and it would be money in
the pockets ot every taxpayer in the
town. Cranbrook needs sound business beads tor mayors, men who ap-;
predate the conditions in the west
aid will exercise good judgment and
keen intelligence in discharging tho
duties of the otbee. Let us pay the
mayor a salary that will warrant
a proper attention to tbe busiuess of
tho office.
VV. P, Evans, formerly publisher ol
.th.; Wiltner Outcrop, has issued bis
m w paper, temporarily named tbu
Glelchen Newspaper, at Oleiehen, Al-
bi rta. The Herald must congratulate tbe people ot that towu ou seen ring a newspaper man like Mr.
Evans. He will prove a most poU-im
fai'tor in tbe upbuilding ot that tuwii
ai d territory.
it thu people oi me Craubrook ills-
tttut aie suing lu start to pun uowii
u .t-uau ut uuuuiiig up, tuelu is uu
it. iu lut lUe wuik ui lue uue ilunu
11 j duo'*
tfoost, don't kuui..*..
The "Hetter Terms ' ottered by  the
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• ,-niet tern--) ' u- ui-mj iu iuu
it Premier Merino* had eliminated
s il iimu me leauiuxiou un "in-uei
trills," auu ilius nunc  tut*   mallei
soiuiely a uoii-paiusau piopus>i-
i ou,   iiieie  would uul nave  ueen    a
seiitiug voice in uu oi lue piuvincc
J. P. K., between Spokane and    St.
Paul.     A better selection could   nut
iave been made.     "Joe" Carter has
DtiM one uf     the most popular,    as I
will us one of     the most surcesstul
[lassenger agents ever located   in   thai
in.eiior, and he     will make     good.
Tie    great army of friends ot    Mr. I
.'. iter throughout this province will
ion with tlie Herald hi wishing bim1
.■wry success in his new position.     |
The milliiiium is drawing near. The
ih nee halls of Dawson have been
el tsetl.
Cranbrook should be a member of
tie ItnMsii Columbia assueiattou ol
liunicipulil'ies, .tuiiuugh the or-
g. iilzutiuu is a young oue, much
i,'t'd has been aceomplisiiod lur those
u wns represented iu the association.
Tbe U. P, R. will spend thousands
oi dollars iu ihe way ol uupro.t*
ii. en th at Craiibiouki this suiuuier.
'Iaat is pretty good evidence lhat
tue C P. it. will continue tu boost
I ranbrook.
Uiitisu t'uluuHiia.
The way lo make a town grow   is
i  ine     people    iu uave     gLuniii,,
New subscribers keep coming in loi
I ic UeialU.       IhlS  makes  IL  ail      Uie
i. .Titer lor the advertiser.
There is going lu be another dally
wspaper iu isutgury.        iiiat tuy
i.jeus a  Uiuu daily  us uiuuu ai Uuu
dwaius needs a pocketUuuit.
The coming year is going lo be a
ig one lur Alberta.
There are lauds around Cranbrook
ial win raise as line iruit as any
i ihe province. All they need is
;K. L. T. Galbrailh assured us a
lew days ago Lhai he had lhc data
,r a complete history ol East Uuo-
eiiay, auu mat he piopused io Ww
p lue work one ol these days. There
■i no time like ihe preseul, Mr. lial-
i railli.
There are tou mauy parents in
i 'rauoiook who expect iheir children
• o be looked alter by the school
icachers and the police.
Make tbe curlew hell more emphatic. The streets are swarming
.vitfc boys and    girls alter 8 o'clock
uese evenings.
The Conservatives are exerting
themselves along tbe Hues of urbanization in this province. The
..iberals seem to be sitting quietly
aud wondering bow it happened.
Parker Williams, tbe Socialist, said
lhat tbe McBride party iu parliament this year were "-true Couserva-
lives with the muzzle oil."
When you bave a chance to say, a
■vor-d tor Cranbrook, say it.
M«_ny a man growls at tbe success
ol another instead ot bustling tot
iuccess himself.
Smile whenever you cau. It will
always be good.
The alleged lumber combine investigation at Ottawa is showing that the
retail dealer was getting the big
profit and casting tbe blame on the
Next Sunday is Easter, aud the
■lay should be devoted to the memory ol tbe lowly Nazetine. If
humanity would follow in His lootr
tteps tne world would be difiereut
to-day, but too often His teachings
are forgotten by His (followers
A church is a monument to peace
and good will, and should never bar
bor a hypocrite or a meddler.
This week closes Lent and tbe devil
starts in on double shifts once more.
The smelter eight hour law has
passed tbe house. Xt is a good
thing. If there is a working man
on earth who should not work more
than eight hours it is the smelter
We received word trom Winnipeg
this week that some individual in
Craubrook bail sent out an exaggerated refurt of the smallpox in this
city to one of Hie papers in tbat
city. We were raised on a (arm and
learned in our childhood days that a
hog would not befoul its own borne,
and it is hard to believe that a
human being tvould stoop so low.
As Lent is closing we would drop a
word ot warning to Uie card players
in society circles in Cranbrook, who
contest for prizes at their social
functions. It is as well to desist
or Mayor Finlay will get you sure.
J. II. Caslake suggests that this
dietrlet should pull (or an experimental farm. Why not? It would
prove to tbe country that Soutb
East Kootenay Is an agricultural
section as welt as a great timber and
mineral repository.
There are tew weekly papers in
western Canada that can show a
circulation of over 4,500 a month.
And yet that Is what .'the Herald can
do. It is no wonder tbat the Herald carries more advertising than
any i paper in this part of the country
and gets tne highest prices.
J. S. CaTter, who for years has
been the district passenger agent at
Nelson for the C. P. R., has been
promoted to tiie position of passetugeij
agent at Spokane to look after the
traffic, over tbe Cork-la road and tbe
Stand up for Cranbiook.
Perhaps you are not very prompt
ui writing letters back borne. If so
v hy uot send a copy ot the Herald
tn ihe home folks. They would appreciate it, and soon get into the
tii-bit of looking lor it each week.
Try it for six mouths. H will cost
j oil just one dollar.
The Thaw case bas reached the
Mage where the reports are relegated
t-i the third page of ihe New York
newspapers. Sensations rapidly
-.row old in that city of sin and
Work together. That is the way
im Cranhrook to win out.
The way for Craubrook to go ahead
is to lake advantage of every op-
lortunHy presented.
Sun Francisco has a case ot corruption on hand that would make
Mime of the grafters of this district
mid Ottawa turn green with envy.
There promises to be an' early adjournment of the British Columbia
Legislature. The Herald bas said all
.•long that this would be a great year
lor this province.
Dowie, before his death, said that
I e would return to this earth in 1000
j ears. As scientists say that in less
time than that this earth,will be one
ireut ball of flame, tbe prophet w
not experience any inconvenience by
his change of residence.
The I'uited States Steel trust made
last year a net profit ot $166,621,
173. And this enormous profit was
nude possible by tbe unjust tarill
>aw of the States, a tarill that the
advocates of an lucre-use in Canada
lerm "an adequate tariff."
Mrs. Osier, mother of Dr. Osier
vim said tbat man's usefulness ceas-
•d at 4« years ot age, died last week
in her 101st year. Comment is unnecessary.
The Kaslo Kootenaian has greatly
<mproved under its new management
Tlie Herald is proud of its correspondents. Tbey are tbe right kind,
•very one of them.
There has been a further increase iu
ihe price of paper stock and type
It is a cold day in June when the
newspaper man does not get tbe
vvorst ot it.
The climate of Cranbrook cannot
it excelled anywhere on earth.
Harry Wright bas landed tbe plum
It Is announced that the "Little
Man from Ymir" will be the next
government agent at Nelson, to suc-
-eed II. A. Renwick.     Lucky Harry
If tbe conference at Chicago results
in a genera) strike of western railroad men the summer of 1907 will
not soon be forgotten.
If you owe the Herald a dollar or
more it might be well if you pay it
We are leaving for a month's ab-
tence and Billings will need the
money to keep hho wheels going
A man sent us a poem on spring
this week. His funeral will be beld
to-morrow, and only paid mourners
will attend.
The lumber business of South East,
Kootenay will hum the coming season.
The city council meets again nex-t
Wednesday evening. Engage your
seats early and avoid the rush.
Rev Kilpatrick, the Toronto minister, says that he did not say 41.
Therefore, Cranhrook is no longer
the "Seat of Satan."
There is no doubt about the permanency of the Cranbrook divisional
point. It is growing more permanent every day.
South East Kootenay will one day
have hundreds of acres" in orchards. "
The Herald desires to take thi)?
occasion to compliment police commissioners Ryan and Rollins or
their appointment of Cory A. Dow
as chief of police for the city of
Cranbrook, and tbelr firm stand in
maintaining that tn that appointment they believed they had acted for
the very best Interests of the city.
We have known Mt. Dow tor ten
years Intimately, and In all that
time he has never held a position
that he has not made good for the
people he reprwierrted, whether it
was a business firm or ihe public.
As night constable In CrtTrbrook a
tew years ago, as provincial - constable tor a numfer of fears, the
position he holds until April 1st, he
has heen an efficient officer, prompt
and Impartial In the performance ot
his duty, fearless at all times, and
displaying in this line of work rare
judgment and superior intelligence.
Tlie people of Cranbrook are to be
congratulated on their new chief of
pi lice. He will be the kind of nn
oltieer who will make friends among
honest eitl-zeus and enemies among
evil doers, and when hy. leaves the
lies)Hon then* will not he a taint ou
Iiii name.
Last Tuesday, C, D. MeNsb, niiiii-
nit-r nl llu- ll.ilci'i Lumber ooinjiany,
I M. Arsm-iv. secretary, mul James
Ilynii, uni' ,,! llu- iliiiiinrs. met by
.i|'in,liiinii'iit in this oily, W. Wsr-
ri.,11, i,I Warrlotl A Co., ol Vnn-
iver, wholesale lumber dealers,
1 iviihiii ,i slum linn, closed up h
dial Invsii'lng (350,000 i„ $300,000.
Tlie Baker Lumber company sold
Mr. Wm ri.ii-t the entire output
lor llu-ir bin mill (m u„. ra.st yrat
ai u price satisfactory to both parlies. II is one nl ilir largest ileuls
fver put Hinni'A in this district, uud
i pointer nu Hie lumber business,
it tends to show the magnitude.
(Continued trom page one.)
Monday morninb K. Uykematsil, of
llie Century restaurant., (lied n complaint before Police Magistrate Ait
■iItsoii charging Thomas Robertson
uml Paddy Mumllgan with the theft
ol a sum of money, approximating
$300. The parties were arrested awl
brought before Judge Anderson,
where they pleaded not guilty and
demanded summary trial. They
were tried Tuesday. Although the
evidence was purely circumstantial
the judge considered ft strong enough
In warrant him in finding them
fitiilty, and sentenced them to six
months ench in the provincial jail at
Nelson. The Jap claimed that be
had the money in a bed in the
lifehen of the restaurant, and that
Robertson and Mnddlgan, who had
previously done scullery work at the
restaurant, were hanging nround the
led Sunday night-, and lhat they
were the only ones who could have
access to the money between the
time it was placed'there and the
discovery of the loss. The money
was not recovered.
One thing that made it worse for
ihe prisoners was the fact that when
Uriel Ha ron searched them
tie found letters in Holier i son's
liockets which proved conclusively
ihat the latter bad served time iii
What will he a quaint and Interesting service is to be held in the
Prerfliytierinn church next Sunday
•nomine at 11 o'clock. It is to be
i family service. I.e., a service for
he whole family. Part of the een-
:ral section of the church is to be re-
erved for the Sunday school cliil-
Iren who will march into the church
irom the school room to the tune
'Onward Christian Soldiers." They
.vill also sing three Easter songs
'Christ our Easter King," "The
\wakening of the Flowers," and
'O, Lillies Fair." The address will
ie a short Easter talk to the children. The choir will sing the beautiful anthem, "Christ our Passover," with alto ami soprano solos.
Parents are urged to plan ahead for
liis service and worship at least this
nice with all their children. The
.-ollery, with moveable chairs, will
;ie open for mothers with infants if
they care to occupy it.
The service in the evening will likewise tie a special Easter service. A
full choir will be present and besides
the usual hymns two special anthems
nave been prepared: "I Am He That
Liveth," with bass solo, aud the
beautiful chorus, "C-irist, the Lord,
is Risen To-day." The sermon will
center around the words, "Awake,
Awake, Put nn Thy Strength"—a
message of revivification. Floral de*
.■orations will add to the attractiveness of both services.
Rev. Father Norbeit Ouellette, 0.
M. 1., ditd iu Vancouver on Mare*
35th at the age of 70 years, being
horn at Thin: Rivers in 1887. Ill
business in Montreal he was considered iis one of the best bookkeepers.
At the age of 27 he entered the
Grand seminary at Jollettn to study
for the priesthood, and was ordained
four years alter. For ten years ho
filled'with success different parishes
in Uie east as a secular priest, then
he resolved In join the missionary
order of the Oh lutes of Mary Iniilia-
citlate ami made profession iu 1 MT 1
Being a good scholar, both in French
mid English, In- was put iu charge of
St. Mary's chinch iu Winnipeg. His
health began to fail and a change became necessary and be went to take
charge <»f tho parish in New Westminster. In IRflfl, the Kootenay district becoming important, nt the request of Father Cnccola, Rev.
Oulllette was added lo the stuff of
St. Eugene Mission and when with
the construction of the ('row, Cranbrook promised to he n town, he was
directed to build the Catholic church
in this city, lu 1005 the increasing
worki at Craiibrook and surroundings
oMIIged Rev. Father Ouellette to look
for test. He was recalled 1n the
const, where, after n few months of
rest, he found courage and energy
to take charge of a new parish in the
cast end of Vancouver, which he left
in a very flourishing condition. On
the 25th instant be was called to his
N. Coccola, O.M.I.
We desire to extend our heartfelt
thanks to our Irlends and neighbors
for their many kind acts and sympathy during tlie illness ami death of
our son, Roy Maxwell.
Mr. and Mrs. W. .!. Labadie.
Hon of the usual proportion for expenses of management, be dealt with
as follows:
Fifty per cent ot the proceeds of
th.' sale to he paid direct to the Indians; the remaining 51) per cent to
be funded for their benefit, uad the
Interest thereupon, at current gojv-
irnment rates, to be paid annually
tti the band through the Indian agent
iii accordance with the resolution ot
ihe tribes, This is endorsed und as-
t, en ted to by a majority of the
bonds in council assembled.
The resolution of the Indians re
t.-rred to provides that the 5U per
lent of the proceeds shall be divided
iu equal proportions among the inem-
liets ol th<* tribes ot 21 years and upwards, male ami female.     The inter-
st accruing from ihe funded remaind-
i is to lie distributed as follows:
$£00 each lo the minors, male and
female, as Uiey attain their majority J
Ihis as a first charge, the balance
io be paid annually through the Indian agent for municipal repairs, improvements, maintenance, and other
necessary woiks.
The posilion of the provincial government is crystalled and emphasized iu au order iu council hearing ditto
of the 19th March instant. This re-
lets to the Dominion order in council
of the 21st September, 10OB, in which
ihe Dominion government accepts
surrender of the described portion of
lhc Tsiinpseiin Indian reserve in ordec
that the same may he sold to the
<i. T. P. railway company, and recommends that a formal notice of
that stile be forwarded to the proper
officials of the interested company.
The provincial government of B. 0,
takes the ground that their rights in
Hie lands in question having been
legally surrendered by the Indians,
the properties become, by virtue of
such surrender, lands of the crown as
represented by the government ot It.
<'., and as such only to be dealt with
hy the government of the province.
Vieloria, March 21.—To-day's   session was the   most interesting since
the legislature opened.      The    chief
i icident  Wiis tbe unanimous adoption
of the second reading of Hawthornlh-
waite's ttill to restrict the hours    of
labor ol smelter workmen to    eight.
The bill is worded practically   the
■-ame as the previous bills, the  principal clauses being as follows:
"No iierson   shall be employed
in or about any smelter, sorting,
handling,   removing    or smelting
ores or    matte in any    stage of
preparation,    for a longer period
than eight    hours In any twenty-
four hours.
•VAny owner, agent, or manager,
or anyone acting on their behalf,
employing anv workmen or person
In contravention ot this net, shall
be liable to a penalty not exceeding one hundred dollars nor
less than twenty dollars tor each
worfffnnn or person so employed,
ami any workman or person so
workiing for a longer period than
specified in section two of this
act shall be liable to a penalty
not exceeding one hundred dollars
nor less than twenty dollars.
'•■Twenty-tour hour's for the purposes of this act, shall mean from
midiri|«ht to midnight.
"Thi* act shall come into force
on the first dav of March, 1908."
The next bill to be considered was
Williams' bill respecting the payment of wages. The premier had adjourned the debate on i the second
reading and on renewing the same
this afternoon, expressed his hostility to the measure, but announced
the government's intention of introducing legislation to prevent the
withholding of the pay of working
men for'any limine period.
W. R. Ross (Fernie) took an opposite stand to the leader, and declared his intention to support the
The leader ot the opposition said
he had supported a similar bill last
session and was still of the same
mind, although certain provisions in
the presenfTiill were, in his opinion,
contrary to the public interest. He
would support the second reading ami
hojied the mover ol the bill would
accept amendments in committee that
would make the bill applicable only
in well settled portions of the province.
Hawthornthwaite moved the adjournment of the debate.
Hawthornthwaite's hill to amend
the Workmen's Coupensation Act, the
second reading of which was adjourned several days ago by the attorney general, was resumed. Fulton opposed Ihe proposed amendment
and was supported by the premier
and A, E. McPhitllps. Oliver, Mclnnes and .1. A. Macdonald spoke
strongly in support of the second
reading.        On division the bill was
in to si.
Kimr (Craubrook) asked Ihe chief
commission of lands and works tor
ihe names of the parties who staked
four claims during the years 1808 ami
1809. situated in North Cariboo, nu
tire Peace river, eight miles below the
Findlay Rapids, on Mt. Selwyn,
crown granted in August, 1001, and
to give the exact date of slaking anil
crown granting.
Hon. F. J. Fulton replied as follows:
"J. W Cofleev, located 31th Sep.
tember. 1898 the 'Leland' mineral
"James Fulton, located Ilih May,
189)1, (he 'Talbot' mineral claim.
"A. F. MacLnchlan. located lith
Mar- 1800, the 'El Capitan' mineral
"Robert J. Miller, located llth
Mae 1890, the 'Elgin' mineral claim.
These claims have not been crown
Victoria, March 28.-To-day's proceedings were entirely of a routine
On the report of bill six, to Incorporate the B. C. Veterinary association, McPhlllips secured the insertion
ot tlie following new section:
"The tirRt council shall be composed of the following persons: W. H.
Oaddes, V.S., of Kelowna; R, Hamil-
Nicholson  Files
Hoe's Saw Teeth and Shanks
Lubricating Oils
All  Kinds Of   New   Things   and   Good
w <>
ii   "l""*'  li.-lp   yon   to   lii'lter enjoy ymir  IHnster  this   year   u
J |     I       wo are offering ',',
i| P. Burns C& Co., Ltd. ||
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ton, M. R. C. V. S., Victoria; II. II.
s. George, M. R. C. V. S., Kamloops; W. S. Bell, V. S., Cranhrook)
A. Knight, V. S., Chllliwack; K. A.
Roberts, M, R. C. V. S., Vancouver;
and S. F. Tolmie, Victoria; and tliey
shall have the same power and authority as elected members of the
council and shall continue in olfice
until their successors, as is hereinafter provided, are elected."
Hemphill's claim, the same being the
initial post of Pauline Dimstan's
claim and marked Pauline Dunstan's
south-east corner, thence 80 Chains
north, thence Hi chains west, Alienee
HI chains south, thence 80 chains
east to place of beginning, containing about IM0 acres.
Pauline Duns tan, Locator,
It. G. Hidden, Agent.
Located March .;,, 1907. l -Cl*
In the matter of the "Companies
Wlndlng^Up Act, 18SS," being
Chapter 14 ot the Statutes of
British Columbia, 1808, and
amending Acts; and
In the matter ot The Pay Roll Gold
Mining and Milling Company,
Limited, Non-Personal Liability.
His Honour, P. E. Wilson, Local
Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, has, by an order dated
the 28th day of November, A. D.,
1:100, appointed .lohn Leask, of tho
Cit'* of Cranbrook, Tailor, to be official liquidator of the above named
J. F. Armstrong,
District Registrar.
Dated this 10th day of March A.
D., 1007. 52-2t
Lady Caramels
Peanut Brittle
Maple Cream
Turkish Nouget
Assorted Nuts
Salted Peanuts
Not In- Ib la-ruby given lhat llilrty
iluys after ilulr I iiifriul In u|i|ily to
iiu- Hon. fliii't Commissioner ui
l.uiiils mnl Worifs ami tn tlm Assistant Chlrl (loninilssloiii'r nl l.iimls
ii ml Works lor u Hri-iise in proRtlsot
lur t-n.il nml iirlriili'iim uu tlu> follow
llll- lli-si-rilN-il liillil situiiti' nn Ninth
i-.isl Mli-lii'l I'li'i'li, iiliiuil H>. milts
nnrili uf thi' Crows Nest Station:
I. l'i,iiiiiii'in'lni^ ut a |inst plaudit
at the northwest corner ol .1. H.
Hemphill's claim uml same heluu tlie
initial post ol Oeo. O. Helilen's
claim and marked Oeo. O. Belden's
south-west corner, tlicnce 80 chains
north, Ihence Ml chains east, thence
Ml chains soulh, thence 80 chains
west, lo place ol beginning, containing about MO acres.
Geo. O. Belden, Locator,
Ft. O. Belden, Agent.
Located March 13, 1007.
a. Commencing at a post planted
at  the north-west    corner ot J. H.
Notice is hereby given Ural thirty
.lays aller date I Intend tn apply to
'lie Hon. Chlel - Commissioner ol
Lands and Works and to the Assistant Commissioner nl Lands and
Works lor the district ol East Kootenay, tor a license to prospect for
mal uml petroleum on the following
described land, situate on the Northeast Mioliel Cru-k, about five miles
north nf Die Canadian Pacillc Hail-
rouil, and lying nest nf the Mclnnes
Gruup, and north nf the Crows Nest
Pass Coal Company's land:
1. Commencing at a post planN-d
one mile north nf a point one mile
east ol the Intersection nf Hie east
side line nt the Mclnnes Oroup and
llie north side lin,' of u„. Crows Nesti
Puss Cn.il Company's land, said post
iping the Initial post ol E. II. Le
Pram's claim, and marked E. II.
LeKi'iinz's north-enst corner, thence
sn chains west, thence Ml chains
-multi, thence 80 chnius east, theniv
sn I'liarns north to place nf lieginnmg,
containing about ittn acres.
E. II. LeKran/.. Locator,
R. O. Ri'lilen, Agent.
Located March 13, 1(107.
Said claim beini; a relocation    ol.
ul license No. ll»8.
3. Commencing nl a post, ntonleil
it the north-east enrnor ol E. II.
l.i'Kruiu's claim, Ihe same being tho
inilinl nnsl ol .1. T. 1'i-nn's I'lniin,
ami marked .1 T. Peim\ norlli-west
corner, tlirai-e sn chains east, thence
mi chains smith thence »n chains .
west, thence »n chains north in plncn
nf beginning, containing nhnul iiiii
■I. T   Pnin. I ,ii,,i
11. O   Iti'lileii. Agent.
Located March IS, |nfl7,
Said claim being a  re-lncntlon   nl
I'oat license No. Ifliifi
.1   Cnmmenclno nl  a  pn»l  iilnnlisl
nt   .1. T. Penn's noiili west comer.
^lid nnsl being Ihe Inilinl iiost     ,,f
K   \, At.irtin's elaini ami marked E.
\   Martin's noutb-wesl corner, theiu-t,
sn    cliains east,   thence sn   chains
north, thence mi chains west   Ihence
sn    chains   south in place of luntfii-
nlng, containing nhnift cm ncroR,        f-
E.   -.. Martin, Locator,
"  O. Ri'liii'ii. Agent.
' -raiisi March 1.1, inn?.
S'll claim bclne n .re-locnilon    ot
coal license No. 30np..
1. Commenclne al a wist nlnnteil
-I E. A. Martin's snntjh-rvcst corner
Hie same bi'iiin- the inilia] post of
C. I,. Bntterfleld's rrjilm, and miirk-
il C. L. Rutli'irii'ld's south-east enr-
"er. thence sn chains west, ihence 80
'•liains north. Ihenre 80 chains easl. 1
Hienre SO chains smith to place el
"winning, containing- about nin
ai*res. jk
C. L, Riltterfleld, l.neatnr,
R   0. Relden. Agent.
1m-04 March 13. IMI7.
...",» vlnim beinc a re-location    ot
coal license No. 2001. i-dt* THE   CUANKKOOK    11 KHALI)
Wo extend to nil a most cordial invitation
Display "I Poro-
stnri' f"r
..c.    o
Wo extern] to nil a mo:
to onr Spring I Iponins
most Fusil inn tor 11107.
We have, an addition
you in tlio beautiful ore!
"Novi-Modi" Costumes, Coats and Skirts
to which wo specially draw your attention,
and for which we have Beoured Ihe Bole
agency for Cranbrook.
Ready-lo-Wear Opening March 2*Hh and HillowinK Days
We have just received another fresh consignment of G.T. It. Tea,
Tills time we have bought u higher grade than ever before, paying a
higher price ntitl lining im-mred that the (|utility in "PAH BXUKL-
LENOB.   Thu price to you U the mime.   In packets 50c alb.
We have another tea. a brand new one whose aroma iu the cup will
convince you of its [(utility. We think it is the best tea we have ever
tasted Price hOc   a lb.
We will gladly give or semi yon free samples of tliei-e or any other
brand of tea ur coffee.
G. T. Rogers
Fancy ami Slunk- Uroi-prieii
mul 1 rockery, .\ln m, mover*.
Hiiu'h A Slini'u. Cranbrook.
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Hair ouee gone cannot tie recovered. If you take proper
precautions In time you can save your hair nml promote
its growth.    Nave you tried llie
Seven Sutherland Sisters
One ot the indies is nt our store this week. Cull in nnd
see her lieuutifiil head of hair, the result ol this marvel*
Ions discovery.
King Edward VII
Wholesale & Retail
Beware ol the crow.
See Hie Famous Chippewa Lumbermen's shoes at the Kink Mercantile company.
Have you got. that new hat? Anyway vim can go to church ami see
tbe new hats that the others will
Seven Sutherland sisters hair restorer at C. L*:. Reid & Co.'s.
The council should clear up sume
ol the alleys in the city that are to
iiiii*,t \. 'li tree and bru»:i ... to
make them impossible fur teams.
FOR    RENT-Seven     rooms  with
bath  in
irris    lib
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or    al-
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Miss Da
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Hon.it, wi
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who have bei
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Ncxl Sunday is Easier.
The banana weather is approaching.
There was a bail storm on tho
prairie this week.
The British Lion will give you an
honest smoke. ID-1"J
Tbe *|un ran tine 1ms been wised on
dogs  in  Cranlirook.
Policeman McLean has returned
from liis trip to the coast.
Wm. Atchison lias returned to his
duties after an outing of two weeks,
l>. J, Elmer was in Cranhrook several  days the past   week  oil  business.
W. K. Gurd leil Friday Inst for the
const, where    Im goes on legal liusi-
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Phor\e No. .16
Raster  Blooms  and  Potted  Plants
Nolliiii", iniiki'sii nicer Unster ProsBiil tlinnoue
ol our rare plants.   Evurylwily likes tliein anil
wo liiivo hi,iiu- boanlii'8
Look uul for Cut Flowers un i'riday and Saturday
Campbell & Manning
.U'Hii'v ei
week for
a a i, fiom ,Iaffray
few days rccrea-
Every l.nlv in Cranbrooli ami this
illstriri should call .il C. E. Held
£ Co.'s before Saturtlay and learn
how to protect your hntr.
Winter seems to be liiisi-iiiig in the
lap of spring entlrelj  too long    this
nnother very at-
week, showing
Por'll |«'rin.| of 30 ilnys only ive luivn lieon rIvoii the exolii-
sivc eiilu uf a fow
ll is well-known Unit tlie 0. I*. Ky. have iwule nrruiiKCineuls
In spi'iul thousamls of dollars in Viotoria. The value nf Real
Kstiile in that City Ims ({one up in leaps and Imiiiuls.
An opportunity is now rIvoii local investors to tako advantage of ii real live, pn.viiis,' proposition, Kor further uartlon-
lurs, see
Peal Estate
Hill A    Co. have
tractive  vvimlnw   tli     ^^_^^^_
spring goods.
II will soon be time tor the big
drives on tin- St. Marys and Kootenay rivers.
There are some due musical r-ro-
grammes prepared for tho church
services next Sunday.
.lames Rogers, of tho East Koote*
nay Lumbei company staff, has been
transferred to Jaffray.
Oili showing ol llie swell styles in
iiM-h-ln-weais are particularly interesting  to  Hie  Indies.-—Reid  A  Co.
.lolm Hutchison lias a lino line of
Easter flowers on display at Beattie
A- Atchison's drug .store.
Cranbrook will soon he one of the
most lmimrte.nl railway centers in
the interior of tbe province.
L T, Levtiffuc, of Stewart A Levc-
ipie, the Crcston men I merchants,
visited Cranhrook Friday last.
Wallet Malhcson, of the Cranbrook hotel, has returned from Vancouver,    "e came back alone.
Head C. E. Held -SCo.'s ad, this
That station platfoim is lo be
widened as soon as the mills of the
district cei to Bnwlng lumber.
The logging' contracts throughout
Uu- district ate about completed, and
Uu* bush gangs an* bronkiing up,
A Lieleh -md dnughler, Miss Jcssla
Leitch, left Friday last for a visil
io Vancouver and other coast cities,
Wont has been received from Dan
McDonald that he is getting along
nicely   with bis     treatment at Spo-
Mi,- A. 1.. Milium, teacher „f the
riiinofuri".   TerniH moderate.
Armstrong Ave., Cr&nbro„k
15 C. S. Iiiuwn Leghorn Cockerels,
from Grove Hill Poultry Yards'
WalMiam, Mass., and A. B. Williams''
strain Plum Park Poultry Yards,
Itochestcr, Mirm., and 5 Blooded
Plymouth Itock Cockerels,
47-5f    W. Telford, Kitchener, B. C. iut&n' UuT'loan" of W».
kane.        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Mr. ami Mrs. Wm. Pieper returned
homo Friday last after a three weeks
visit at CflljQiry and other points in
Kor the correct tip-lo-iluto dress
goods go directly to Reid A Co.
Just as soon as the weather will ,
permit every householder should do \
all in their power to clean up their
Wm. Van Onshin, of Bonnes Ferry,
Malm, was Irnasflctlng business in
Cranbrook Friday and Saturday of
last week.
HAY KOR SALE-I have about
200 Ions of hay for sale that I can
ship on short notice. Write or wire
me tor prices. John Wilson, High
River, Alta. 50-U
The Cranbrook Rink company will
hold a special meeting at the rink
this evening at R o'clock for tho
purpose of confirming the resolution
LOST—Friday, the 15th, n white
linen belt, embroidered with holly to-
sign Findci    kindlj    return   to
Reid's drug Mute.     SujUIiIi   reward
will be paid. 63*
S. P. Anderson, car tuspci loi foi
the Spokane-International, "as in
town to-day ami made the Herald   a
pleasant  call.     Mc   Andei tx-
pei-is    to be kept     vet)  bus-     when
traffic is fully opened in his line.
Dolly Vardcn was delayed hut will
reach 'here about  April  IStli.
K. II. Small, of the Cosmopolitan
hotel, has been making smut: Improvements in his bur room. lie
has created an Oriental dream in
fantastic colors that catches (he
breath of those who guzo upon it in
wonder men t  and  surprise.
N. ('. .McKinsliy and Dan Demll
returned last week from Edmonton,
where they bad been for about three
weeks. They took wilh them n car
of driving horses, which they ilisposedi
of in that vicinity, anil brought hack
a car of heavy draft horses for use
in Mie lumber woods.
Strayed on to the premises ot S.
J. Harrison, Wardner, B. C, an aged
sorrel mare and colt, Owner may
have same hy proving property ami
paying expenses. s. J. Harrison.
Box fl, Wardner, B. C. 52-at
The medals given by \\, K. Tate
for the Cliohliu-h rink ait* mi display on Air. Tale's window. They
are beauties and far superior lo Uiu
average medal given on such occa-
doiis. Tbt* members of thu rink
arc John Choldllch, .J. Arnold, A.
10. Foster ami A. Shanklawl.
The handsomest, swellcst and newest display of rcody-to-wenrs will be
found at Reid A Co.
F. E. Simpson leaves to-morrow
for Victoria and Seattle, where he
will look alter some private business,
uid then start un Ins lour ot the
province tu visit the odd Follows
lodges, iu his capacity as Orand
.Master, He will be absent hut ui
five weeks.
Pure Bred Mammoth Buff Plymouth Rocks, a beautiful Golden
Buff, heavy whiter layers, eggs foi
title, $2.1)1) pec setting ui UL—
Stocks & Jackson, Creston, B. U.
Mrs. (i. Erickson and Miss Alice
Moffat loturned lust Monday from
•Jpokniie, where they accompanied
Superiiitcmlent Erlcicsou last week
on a trip over the Corbin uud. The
ladies report a pleasant trip. Mr.
Erickson left, tbem ut Spokane for a
trip through ihe Boundary country.
The C. P. R. Ou.nliille club ' will
give their .second masquerade ball in
Wentworth ball on Wednesday even-
Elig   April      24th. Tickets;   $1.0(1;
lady spectators, 50 cents. The public is cordially imited io attend
A, F. Dulmagc, of Tower, .Minn.,
miveii iii Cranbrook Saturday last
,.ii a visit io Ills brother, D, B. Dul-
m&ge, malinger of Robin.son-iVIcKcn7.it
Lumber company. The former is
much pleased with Cranbrook and
vicinity ami may decide to locale
F. J. O-lllispie, t.i Vancouver,
father *.f J.A. Gillispi ■. local manager lot P. Burns & Co., has been , in
the city the past week. Mr, Gillls-
pie is the British Columbia manager
if the Excelsior Life Insurance company, and came to Cranbrooki to
visil lus stiii and lake a trip through
ihe district. He expressed himself
is well pleased with what lie had
icon of South East Kootenay.
Boy Maxwell, the little son of Mr.
md Mrs. W. J. Labadie, who has
been a sufferer from inflammatory
rheumatism for some time, died
Saturday afternoon last, ihe im
media le cause of death being heart
failure. The deceased was two and
one-half years old. The funeral was
linld from the residence Monday
il'teruooii. Rev. Padley, assisted by
Rev, IVesiman, conducted the services. The sympathy of the entire
community is extended lhc bereaved
ichool; salary $50 poi month. A|>-
•ily, stating references and eertiflcale
iield, to Joseph W. Boss, Elkmoutb,
ft. C., secretary and treasurer. 52-21'
Waller Lamb, whn has been spend
mc the winter at his old In.me h.
Michigan, arrived in Cranbrook Fri-
lay last, ami was ..lad to again
net back to the mountnin country,
Ur. Lamb says thai Southern Mlchl-
'aii was fortunate enough lo escape
the seine weather experienced in all
P.iv  >"ur dog  tax.
W   c. Colpman returned to Oowley
K 11. Pearson is up Irom Jaffraj
Vou can always get Craven
cigarettes al Mlghton's cigai store,
Miss Nellie Hatidley is visiting
friends in Movie.
Mrs. Bennett, ol Marysville, was
in town Tuesday.
Pipes and tobacco pouches at Mlghton's ttigar store.
Kenny McMillan, of Marysville,
was a Cranbrook visitor Tuesduy,
M, B' King baa just received a
handsome rubber tire buggy.
FOR'SALE - Thoroughbred Plymouth Itock Cockerels, il.au to ii.
Belangce it Smith, Marysville, B. C
M, W. Sclrilling i.iuie down from,
I'eny Creek yesterday on business.
Queens Navj Chewing Tobacco,
union made, at Miglrtun h i Igai  store.
E. J, Clayton, ol Marysville, was
transacting business iu Cranbrook
.1   ii. Paupore, ol the Kntg liotcl,
nas .i guest ol  Uu- Cranb k hotel
There an re British Lion cigars
smoked in British Columbia than unj
one brand made.     Why? 40-12
The Itebckuhs held a very jdea-iani
meeting last overling and initiated
two members.
A. C. Blaine bas been vorj busj
the pasi week at lhc various camps
in the district.
We have lovely Hole soft solo shoes
in red, white and blue Km un- little
budies tondei net—(1. T, Rogers1
dine shop.
R, A. Qiinncc, of the Juffra) Lumber company, was a Cranhrook visitor Wednesday.
Mrs, P. Lund and ber sister, Miss
Cou/ons, visitctl relatives iu Marys*
i-ille this week.
Oliver Burge \\\^ In from old Town
Tuesday, lie reports lots ol snow
iu that vicinity yet.
R. .Imies ami N. Unci, ui Macleod,
were business visl-lurs lo Cranbiook
ihe iitst oi llie week.
"Sandy" MeBougal and F. II.
Hale, of the Feruie Lumbei company,
were in town yesterday,
P. Woods, of    Cherry Creek ranch
and Marysville, was transacting business i'i Craubrook to-day.
.1.     Edgar Davis   went to Crcston
Every Farmer knows thai the
"De Laval" Cream
are In u i-lat-w by themselves as tlie to*\
That the De Laval separators are not only
the best, but at the same time by far the
cheapest in proportion tu tbe actual capacity and life of; the* machine. We are selling
the separator at Winnipeg pricei'jfreight
added, Catalogue furnished on application.
Sole Agents   •   Cranbrook, B, C.
* *
l S°me 0j? Our Real Estate Snaps
:'. ii.. - i
.feutiiil I.-.:- on l-'t-iiwi.-k Avenue for
$  350
"   liiunsden Avenue fur	
:; Run
iui'.! Dn-.-lltnpr pn Baker lllll for
2 Con
ior Lots on Bnkor Street.    Priceonly
 1 House near School '
iiui! II,.ii- i I'.uru-i-ll Avenue
,-, Rno
in, >i IMiiBtert'tl (.'ollnfr,  lliiimnii Avenue
11 A.
ivs. fiMicil. It) iiiii"itiV walk from Post Office
Uiu...ui..a uml Stul,1,-, rents for $27 n month, only
ii linn
tni'il 1'v.li'ir:. iti inriltrii improvements   furnaee,
iitlirouni. lawn, etc, old) .
li Hoc
iin.l House, sn luble lur Hoarding House
En ■:
Mt'inis    Sum     i-i. i..t> in. n - only.   For lurlher nflttlciil
other parts of the countrv tbe past
few months, and sfiites thai ten de-
frees below zero was the lowest point
'be mercury reacJied while he was
Ihere, and that at no time was
there more than four or five inches of
Patmore Bins, put ,1 local In the
Herald the other week to the effect
lhat thev bad been appointed agents
for this district for the DeLaval
cream separators. A collide of days
hit it they received a letter from a
customer in Marysville, saying he
bad seen their local in ihe Herald aud
to send him a separator, hv the
first of the month, Moral: Advertise
in Ihe Herald.
Barred Plvmoulb Rock eecs for
hatching $1.00 per setting; JSOO per
hundred; also, Mammoth Imperial
Pekin Buck Fens J2.00 per it) from
high scored birds. Mrs, W. K.
Bornn, Silver Creek Ranch,' 3 miles
west ot Cranbrook. b&4V ■■
MeadM (lie Ci
Pecw.iukee apples, $1.5U; Clreeniitg
iipplea, $a.U0; Spy apples, J2.5U, al
ii. T. lingers grocery slore.
F. M. Rankin, ul the ollice slafl ul
llu- Marysville smeller, was .1 i"uesl
,11 tbe Craubrook hotel yesterday.
Mrs. Burrctt, ol Montreal, arrived
this week tu take chaige 0! the
drossmuking liepartment ul Kcid tv
Co. I l •'
Then.- nro more peuple al the station in ULajibruoJc wliou the trains
come in tliiin at any station on llu
Alls. Hodges left last Monday foi
iier home in Vnncouver alter an ex
tended visil with her sister, Mrs, .1
K. M. Pinkham.
Red shoes and red .stockings make a
ii right spring    combination foi cbil
Iron.     V'ou can   get  them at ti. T. 1 •■■,
Hugers' shoe store. | 1 vn
J. II. Caslnke informs tin; Herald
thai two companies luu'u started de-
velopineul work on copper properties
it buck creek
David Griffith, the pioneer miner ol
South Kast- kootenay, came ovei
from Wild Horse yesterday to make
liis usual deposit of gold dust with
the banks and visit with old friends.
Contractor Johnson is making excellent headway on Ibe public build
J. Edgar Davis Ims charge ul
anient worki, and thai is a
ntre Mint it will be done
Horn, on the 23rd of February, to
Mr. ami Mrs. Walter Edwards, ul
Wetaskiwin,     a  son. The    m.mj
friends of Mr. and Mrs. Edwards in
Cranhrook join with the Herald in
TO RENT—Rooms furnished and
unfurnished. Apply to Mrs. Cart-
wright, Armstrong avenue. 30-ll
Mis. C. E. Reid has been dangerously ill for llie past two weeks, but
is somewhat better al this writing.
Mr. Reid expects to take her to
Kiu'hcster. Minn., as soon as she is
able to stand the trip, loi an examination
Mrs. Webb, of SwampseoU, Mass.,
it-rived in Cranlirook Friday last and
will remain here another week the
guest of her nephew, B. II. Shun.
Mrs. Webb is en unite to lief home
if lor a pleasant visi I ut 1 he consi
H itli Mi'. Short's parents.
(i. li. and W. It. Benjamin, of
Hastings, Minn,, who are interested
in tin- Dull river power plant, were
in the city this week. Both ol the
gcntleiiien are most favorably Impressed wilh Cranbrook and the surrounding district.
B. II. Short has just finished oiling
ill  office desk      ful   the Otis Staples
Lumber company that is a beautiful
l.'iiionstration of wbal can be done
with the South East Kootcnav tarn-
erne. Mr. Short has brought out
lhc grain in magniflccnl shape, and
.he desk is n beauty.
Havard Staples arrived Tnosdav
from Stillwater, Minn , nml will
lake up his residence again at Wv-
■liffe. Mr, Staples has been (n
ichool the past twn yeari inking an
ittvanced course, and in the fu
10 will be associated with
Staples Lumber eompanv.
Drs. King, Green nnd Mercer !
changed their office bonis as fnllr
'i to in a. m.; 2 to 1 p. in,; 7.30 to
8.30 p. m.; Sundays: -2.30 to 1,80.
The doctors have been compelled to
insist on a strict ubservai.ee of these
'murs in order to properly attend to
their practice.
Key City Lodge No.* 12, 1 0. o
!■'.. held a very enjoyable session
Monday evening, there being work in
the initiatory degree. Next Monday
night there will he work in the first
degree, there to'inz four candidates
ready to umlereo tbe ordeal. All
members of Hie order who can pos
sibly attend are retftieslcd tn be pre-
vni early as lodge will open promptly ai fi lb-Hock.
Patmore Bros, have just installed
for R. K. Futu, on his timber limits
adjoining Ihe city, a five horse power
Fairbanks-Morse gasoline engine and
drag sawing mnchlno for cut tint-
wood. This speaks well for the
nnterprlse of the Jaiis in the Installation of the most- up-to-date high
n;rflrfe power, whereby thev will be
enabled to largely Increase their
capacity for supplying wood to their
tiy.-ey cttstomeis. •
Ing Mr. Steward will visit his_bouv
.i, Winnipeg and expects to be 11
1 ranbrook about  April 15th,
It ire ipend-
:■ eting tbe
i Ri id bats
this  si tea «-
■ t. Ciriflin is out 0! the
;*J is receiving the con-
■» of     bis friends on     his
V..    Kenned]*,     Roadmastei 's
-..  has been transferred to     the
Trainmaster's     «>thce as assistant to
I. R, McNabb, thus obtaining merit-
-  ;   ■   promotion.     His former position
. ■    ■ .■ ■'.
■Ob,   Com-  ■:■■
wiil be litled by F, W   Reeveji^ of the
accounting sTafi.
Mi   A   Hetion, until recently chief
... Selected] I ipatcfaei here, and who now   holds
Regent   S*_u nl   * -     position of   inspector of trans-
■ M :*.   !   ir ration for    western lines, arrived
-..*  city Wednesday    and wi!_   rc-
[ul S trior*' i n ain till Saturday.
Morn j -
Eastei        Tbe company's four cottages on tbe
s tected      irtb side of   the track will receive
I Honor   .a    costing     of  company's  standard
Antioch [cottage color, cream, this week. The
station buildinc will also be painted
and sanded to a height of six feet.
I .
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Mis, M.  M..
S. Mai k-   ii
1 roul  1. lo
IVednraday  u
ami Mrs, Chns
'  sn,',1*"        '■    '    "'h-
Sirs. I., ll"-
Doolan,  ol  Si
Mrs. A. Mi-i'.
Ii  Is official
liter    the     t
nay    chc-lues
—   F'
|n„.,i|,lly "i. '
mil    this 1I1
ivhlcti tin.-.-
II   N.  I.L.v,
1, ni Sri,™, has juineil
ice -• ..: .1- biller,    suc-
-.i-.inu .1    Kil
IV. E. Clim
from   Spo!	
there he ■■-..
>,   A      ■■  -    returned
■.Hi     the
iccept, .1
\ortfiern !'. -.
.  . -. '   All things
hi          '.  brook the
Craubrook    li
mints foi  goi
..Ids a widespread     re-
being one ol lhc best
•;i,     ci neral conditions
Conductor Don MeKillop v..., called
.1 Lethbridge on Friday last owing
• 1 the Mine s ol l.i- father. At last
1 [im I Mt Mi I, lllop, il , is lloil.g
s ni-Il as can he expected, .ilihuugh
.-1 L.i from complete recovery.
bas ii. .11 work-
ncci   II      Y.
.    the past few
lion -Ai'li
Donald,  a.s   cr-
Trainrnastei I R. McNabb reports
te following met taken on in the
:-.iii. service us hrokcmtn during the
.1.1 week E. II Brown, in Lanl-
,in, II. IV. Abbott, and II. P. foi-
nl li.is    been
litis Staples
Wednesday Evening
April 24th 1907
rndfl tit. su.f.i... ..1 1t,e
r. p. r. i inb
Th Kt.TS . |1.M
l.„.l* Rjweratora,50c.
m: HCtiE i.vii ArrtMi
All kinds of ladies and gentlemen's
cleaning, pressing and repairing, at
the Cranhrook Dye Works, Armstrong
\venue, opposite Imfierial hotel.
— Ti— '..arting > ri... S1..I.
Arrlrlog tr.-iluT —
M.„ aria Pin. rh... ..l.i'...
Plume ?5
AilnalK-H  Ave. *
lay lor Monii
ists  fur  imilli.
Ill   the lllT.iillll
lies lefl  on Mon-
.. consult spccial-
ifvpd in his    hark
^^^^^^       '. .luLcsnn.
i'..n.|iii-i. t I' nk Davles, who bus
lii-i-n laid up for some time with
rheumatism,' I a'round again and ex-
|ns-is in resume duty shortly.
J. M   Sti       I   el
1,'fl     nil     M	
Il.ilili.tv     !■■    .   'VI'.
miircmonl. im  tin- <
vYctaskiwiti  hrancb.
nn  ami
tension to   the
Ui-Iure return-
4(1 Voice.
News of the District
Written by Bright Correspondents and Gleaned from Newspapers
|       CO PLAINS
\ mau who wastes bis lime brag-
ging about bis ancestors isn't going
n. give bis descendants much chance
to bras of theirs.
Ui llurge, u( Naiiouul Cash Register tame, was doins business in
Klko Ibis week.
A   man    WllO keeps himsell   in      the
pink ui   coqiUUod    seldom has     the
Mr. Reynolds, ot t'alK'-'y, Wl,s U1
Klko doing tbe Rubber Act.
The man always in a hurry seldom
gets anywhere.
c, A. Dow has been appointed
duel of police in I'raubrook. He is
wne ol Ihe best t.lbcers ill British Columbia and a general favorite with
everybody. The writer of this
column has known bim over leu
years and in all Uiat rune be has
never known a better, more reliaule
.uul efficient otlicer, with a keen sense
uf tbe responsibilities of his poti-
tiuii. A more rapid worker and a
better all around good fellow. He
leaves Elko the last of this moiitb
to take up bis duties in Cranbrook's
banana groves. We shall meet, but
we shall miss bim, etc., etc. lie
will be successful because be has the
ability ami energy to win success.
We thank Goil for t|e sun uud the
moon, the beautiful orange blossom
ozone we breathe, bet we don't like
CraiiUrook Im robjMng us of our j-ooil
Mis. .VI. V, Millette buys the Columbia hotel ami will build a big addition to it and will cater lo the
commercial trade, which is equal to
any town on the Crow line.
It's easy enough to smile
Whey life goes on the level,
Iiui  it  is easier still to curse    like
When everything goes to the devil.
A. Carney, government timber inspector, is around Klko Inhaling tlie
pure air of heaven and collecting revenue from ihe timber magnates of
this district. We don't think the
government will have any trouble
collecting its just does but not one
cent more.
Miss Smith, of Don, is visiting
Mrs. Kliiigensmitli at tbe l-.lk hotel.
Harney Mulheru and ('apt. Cunningham came up from the Pine Tree
Ruts to tin- auction sale in Klko
Friday night.
There is always a little water left
in the sponge.
■L McLean was in town closing-
several bin tlinbet deals this week
Cranlirook is trying to get rid of
the tinhorn. A sure way to beat the
professional gambler: Don't piny.
There ate no tinhorns in Klko, hut
wo have somettjlng worse. Men with
families who strictly refuse to work
.md who beat every debt they are
able to contract, and send their
wives out tM-g-ging. The guvermnent
should look into these matters, tbe
same as Cranbrook is doing with tbe
Archie Leltch. ot Jaffray, was an
Klko visitor this week and the lirst
thing he did when he got ofi the
train was to bunt up a Cianbrook
Herald to sec how the world and
the city council was getting along.
.Miss Irene McKee, Miss Lulu Kennedy and Miss Topsey Todhuiiter,
three popular young ladies, are
known as the three graces of Klko.
Grace, Graceful uud Gracious.
The ice cream season got another
set back Sunday.
Every day we hear of the mad rush
of people from Manitoba and the east
for British Columbia lauds, and
would like the eastern ladies uot to
overlook the advantages Klko and
the whole Tobacco Plains country offers to long haired cool*.
The butter bad refused to come
And, with an angry gleam,
fn both ber eyes, the dairymaid
Got mad, .mil whipped the cream.
-Hy Butter Milk Bill.
"Where in the deuce were you last
Friday night?" Competent witnessed
declared it was the best social tbey
had ever at-tendod.
C. Stephenson, of Kdwards Lake
Horticultural gardens, north of
Hoosville. was in Klko for the iirs-t
time in two years, on his way to
Fertile, to visit Mr. Fred Tampion,
who is sick in the hospital,
George Blake was up to Kcrnie this
Billy Livingston was here from
Sunny Alberta and intends moving
his family here this summer.
■ Limes O'Neill was in town Fri-
riiy Saturday and Sunday, from the
Hock Creek fineries,
Miss Johnston, the popular young
lady whn Is teaching school here,
gave a basket social in the Columbia
hall March 22nd, in aid of the school
library. The affair was well advertised and people came from Cranhrook Wardner, .Ipft'r - Ilayne-'
Lake. Rock Creek, Klkmouth, Gateway. Roosvilie. Fernie and New
Orleans. The hall was beautifully
decorated with flags and hunting,
green boughs and cherry hlossoms.
The Klko string band supplied the
music. prof. Ryan, llie champion
wooden shoe ilnneer of Spokane, I
gave several exhibitions of his skill,
at Intervals. Duneing commenced at
U o'clock and was kept up at a rapid
rate until 11.30, when the auction
sale of basket s took place. The
baskets were made by the young
ladies themselves and contained the
daintiest meal for two imaginable.
Some of tbem would make a palace
dining car look like a lunch counter,
and make the purchaser feel generous
enough to love his mother-in-law.
The baskets were decorated in colors
equal to a Roosvilie sunset, and
were sold all the way from two
dollars to live dollars and twenty-
live cents. Fred Koo was auctioneer, C. A- Dow look In the cash,
while W. S. McKwtu made the bids
run high and the boys saw it was no
pfirk tea thev bad been Invited to. It
Was the happiest crowd ever seen in
Klko. Miss Johnson devoted her
whole time tohvr guests. Tbe proceeds of the sale was $61.75. Tbe
chicken party broke up about ,
o'clock singing when -shall we all
meet  again.
Ki-ghtecn Indians came down from
the Mission Sunday evening and
boarded the Great) Nothing railway
for Tobacco Plains Monday morning,
Billy Gurd, of Kalispell, brought in
i party of Butte mining experts to
Roosvilie to look over tbe copper
proi-erties on Phillipps Creek.
Tommy Youatt left Klko this
morning for the Rosebud Stock
Ranch for the spring round up.
Mr. Murphy ami family have moved
into the Great Northern section
liottse here.
His -silken highness Wing Wong was
iu town Moirday looking for a
laundry site. We ii-comminuted tbe
north-east corner of Split the Wind
The cold nosed whist club intend
giving a calico dance after Raster in
honor of the Duchess of Gram!
Rapids, Tobacco Plains.
Miss Sissie Sourdough intends
starting a cooking class in Klko for
the benefit of the chink cooks and the
l ravel I ing public.
The Moore Concert company paid a
visit lo Wardner and gave performances tm Saturday and Monday
and never before have such large
crow.ls* tumid out to anything in
Wardner, the hall ou Saturday being
packed lo the doors. The program
was contributed to by Mrs. K. G.
Moore, illustrated song singer and
mandoline player; Mr. Harry Moore,
violinist; Mrs. Marry Moore, pianist;
Miss Ha/.el Moore,' soubrettc; and
Mr. Theo. Moliler, trap drummer,
while Mr. K. G. Moore, the manager,
manipulated the cinematograph. Altogether llie performances, which
were of a 'quality far superior to
those generally found iu the west,
wete keenly aptgecluted. The cine-
matogltfrh a ml illustrated song pictures were beautifully clear and
probably the outstanding feature of
the  entertainment     was    the music
upplied by the orchestra. On both
nights a dunce was held after the
concert and Mr. Moore is to be con
gra tula ted on the general excellence
of his show, Before leaving a
promise was exacted from Mr. Moore
that the company would pay n return
visit during Die summer, which will
be looked forward to' with pleasurable anticipation.
On Sunday the concert party were
the guests of Mr. uud Mrs. Henderson, of tbe Bull River Falls Power A
Light company, who are old friends
of Mr. and Mis. Moore and a very
pleasant day was spent amidst the
beautiful scenery of Bull river.
Sunday next being Easter Sunday
a full choral service will be held,
for which the use of tlie library hall
has been granted, owing to the iu-
advqUate accommodation of the
school house. The service will commence at 7.30 p.m.
The resignation of Miss Robertson,
which was tendeied to the school
board some time ago, took effect today. Some difficulty is being experienced iu obtaining a successor to
Miss Robertson, but no doubt before
the school opens after the Easter
vacation the school board will be in a
position to llll the vacancy.
Mrs. Lund uud Miss Couzeus have
been spending a few days at Marysville on a visit to their brother. Mr.
A. L. Couifrcns.
The Misses Kdith and Hazel Lund
have arrived here lo spend the Ens tec
vacation at home.
Our constable, Mi. F. D. Lorsch,
sustained un unfortunate accident
while boarding the train at Fernie,
which Incapacitated him for several
days, but we are pleased to see him
around once more.
Miss Donahoe, Miss Wilson and Mr.
f.. W. Donahoe aceompuuied the
Moore Concert company to Michel on
Tuesday in order to enjoy the dance
which was held there that evening
and returned on Wednesday.
 »     ...
(From Oil Uovie Leader.)
Miss Walker is up from Cranbrook
ou a short visit.
at live o'clock each evening instead of
.-.ix. There has been no reduction in
ihe pay.
St. Patrick's Day was observed by
a "dance being given at the Hotel
Kootenay Monday night. Although
gotten up ou short notice it was a
big success.
Anothei hotel deal bus been made
in Moyie. The Cosmopolitan hotel
was sold a lew days ago by Albert
Stephenson, the owner, in 11 II. Dimoek   and  'lohn    Haggaity.        The
trice paid, il is said, was $1,600,
The new owners will  take possession
ui the 17tb of April, The hotel has
been under lease to p. .1. Illggins.
The smallpox situation in Cranbrook has been grossly exaggeialed
ni the outside, As a matter of fact
here are only [oui persons in ipiar
illtllie, and there have been no new
rases for seventeen days. The dis-
•as-e is practically eradicated,
W. L. Mugcc, with tbe Craubrook
Co-Operativc Stores, was in town
K. 0, Kamm mud wife returned
home Sunday, Mrs. Kamm stopped
,ft at Trail ami visited wilh friemls,
wliile Mr. Kamm was at Greenwood.
R. T. Howard is leaving today on
i trip to Kamloops and Knderby. He
wis purchased a piece of laud about
lour miles from the latter place.
Mrs. Schander, Mrs. Wells and
laughter returned to Missoula,
Vlont,, last Sunday. They took with
them the little daughter-of Mr, anil
Urs. Conrad.
Mrs. Haeehler arrived home Ihis
week from the east, where she and
ier husband were spending the winter. Mr. Haeehler did not return
-wing to Ihe death of bis father
lie will be here in about a week.
Thos. Marsilen, for several months
'iead salesmen in R. Campbell's store,
'eft this week for Kelowna, where be
liiis accepted a responsible position in
i large store. His family will move
ihere later. Mr. Marsilen made many
friends while here.
(From The Fernie Ledger.)
Rev. Mr. West man, of Cranbrook,
occupied the pulpit iu the Methodist-
church lasl Sunday and delivered two
very interesting sermons. In the
morning he spoke upon the subject of
"Perfection as Applied to Christian
Life," treating his subject iu an
original manner, lu the evening he
talked of the "Responsibilities and
Possibilities of Life," lo a large congregation, Mr. West mail's geniality,
which might be termed "tuelem,"
makes,of bim a most pleasant ami
cheerful personality which leaves
■oiiie sunshine wherever he goes.
In the ease of Snow vs. the Clow's
Nest Pass Coal company, u case
coming under the provisions of the
Workmen's Compensation Act, suit
was brought against the company
for $i),(H)U. The case was tried be-
lorc a jury at Nelson some time ago
,md resulted in a verdict for the
plaintiff for *2,250 and costs. The
plaintiff had lost bis right arm by being caught in unprotected machinery
m the Coal Creek tipple while working for the defendant company. The
company have been delaying the payment of the judgment and the plaln-
tiff's attorney, Mr. Eckstein, bad issued a writ of execution under wltioh
under Sheriff Kpstner seized upon the
office furniture of the company. Since
the issuing of the execution the company has tiled notice of appeal and
the case will thus be hung up for
•iome time longer, lu the meantime
young Mr. Snow has been refused employment and will have to wait for
the result of the appeal, if favorable,
iK-fore he can receive compensation he
claims to be due bim.
The celebrated case against the
Hotel Fernie for carrying on gambling and which has heen so long pending, was ended on Monday, when
Magistrate Whimster rendered his
decision, finding the accused Wallace
s-uilly as charged, fining him $50 and
costs. The fine has been paid, but
in appeal may he taken.
Spokesman-Keview:   James Crouin
expects to sail from Kugland for
New York about March 20. He will
be iu New York March 27 and will
reach Spokane between April  1   and
AH outside men ut the St. Eugene
nine art now . workiug hut nine
hours a day, and Ue.   whistle Wows
(From The Feruie Free Press.)
One of the inllnenti.il cili/eiis of
Michel was ihe victim of a rash act
last week. He got within the quar-
nitiiie bounds in a thoughtless nio-
licnt, and as a result he was held
in quarantine, much against his
Number 11 mine which is being
opened up ut the lock cut halt way
up at Coal Creek is now tunnelled
over 200 feet, and rapid progress is
being made. This seam nas a thickness of live feot and is u good grade
of domestic coal, it being one of the
non-cokiiig variety. Already tlie
mine is producing 75 tons per week,
Road Master Teller was at Cranhrook this week attending a meeting of C. P. K. trackmen. 0. Sand-
sIron, of Macleod, also attended,
Harry Carrutbers, an emplovee ol
Ihe Pacific Coal company, at Hosmer, had his leg broken by a fall of
earth one day this week. He was
brought to Kcrnie for treatment.
J, A. Broley    went to Cranhrook
yesterday on business connected
with a timber deal he is completing.
Miss Clement has accepted the position of teacher of the Klko school,
her iiu ties to commence after the
Easter holidays.
The Kcrnie telephone system now
numbers 110 phones, besides the three
trunk Hues. \ page containing the
new mimes will shortly he added to
the directory.
Furnish Your House
on our
(From The Frank I'auer.)
Alifcrl Cook, a voting mau who hail
been living at the Paclflu hotel ai
Coleman. It appeals Uiat Cook was
agouv Saliirdav morning from the
effects, as a coroner's Jury determined, ol opium poisoning. Tbe facts as
developed by the evidence at the inquest, indicate that death was tin-
lesiili of fitipieiitiug a Chinese hop
joint conducted by one Gooey, at
Coleman. '.'I appears lhat Cook was
addicted to the habit of opium smoking. A few days previous to bis
death bv visited Ihe Gooey place and
smoked live pipes, ouougn, as Dr.
West wood testified, to have ktilled
him, but the day before be succumbed In again visited the joint for a
smoke. Friday night he went to
lied at the 1'acitic uud other roomers
beard him moaning nearly all nighl
but did nothing, presuming his
trouble to he due to drink, His
room mate went to the room about
' o'clock Sal unlay morning and
found him struggling'and moaning. An
.-hoil was made to arouse bim but he
did not respond ami the room mate
went to hod. As Cook continued to
struggle, the room mate got up and
again tried to arouse bim but failed,
Then assistance was summoned. Dr.
West wood, when called, diagnosed
Ihe case as opium poisoning and nd-
niiuistered antidotes but it .wis too
late, death ensued shortly after lb
o'clock Saturday morning The
case was reported lo Coroner Beach
and an inquest was beld at Coleman
Tuesday. The jury found lhat death
was caused by opium poisoning, se
iilministere'l. ll has been learned
that the deceased was 22 years of
ige ami that he has a broth -r ami
other relatives living nl or near S-t.
Paul. The brother was telegraphed
md wired hack stating be would
come. It became necessary to bury
the body, however, without walling
his arrival nml the funeral was held
yesterday. It is stated thnl Ihe
opium den is run openly and that
Coleman has oilier victims of the
smoking habit among the white
population but 1h.it Die police can
;lo nothing to interfere with the
traffic as there is no law against it.
It was not sn intended but the
method the const utile In charge of
police affairs al Coleman found of
dealing with a noisy drunk one day
during the week was a salutary one.
A Colcnianite, who is more or less ot
ii character, but wit lift) a good M-
low.^oi ou a boisterous jag and
became necessary to sequester him.
Iteiu- harmless it was not considered
necessary to put him in a cell so he
was put'in a mom at the barracks to
sleep it off. The body of ihe person
who luui heen found rl'pad in his bed
the day before, had heen placed in
the same room. In due time the
young man with the jag came round
ami getting up, observed what he
presumed to he another sleeper. Walking over he gave him n friendly
shake ami inquired, "Well, old pal.
what are you in for'"' It didn't
take long to discover the man was
dead. Dick didn't require any door
then the window was good enough.
He went through 11 Iw.id first, turned
a somersault and landed on his feet
on the outside and never quit going
until he reached Hlairmore. He was
worse scared than he was at the
time of the slide when be hit only
every sixth tie on the way to Blairmore. Richard declares he has foresworn the cup that inebriates and
lhat it will be a long time before he
throws anv more slugs under his
The electric light plant, which was
closed down neatly two months owing to a break in the machinery,
started up during the week, It was
good to see tlie bulbs glow once
Hiram Biggs, the well known
frontiersman and one of the oldest
old timers of ihis section, bad a
close call to a fatal injury recently.
Mr. Biggs had beet) packing for the
syndicate that is operating on the
North Fork and one trip into the
mountains, found the snow so deep
that his horses were unable to gel
through. The snow was the cause
of his saddle horse falling with him
more than a hundred feet down a
mountain. Mr. Biggs was so seriously injured internally that had he
reached the hospital here a few hours
later than be did it would have been
too late, As [| was he suffered
greatly but is now coming around all
i Ight.'
The chiiiook thai struck the Puss
Tuesday seems lo be the forerunner
of real spring. The heavy fall ol
snow that had come during previous
days, disappeared in a few hours,
-so quickly in fitet, that people who
were oul sleigh riding and who
stencd with the sleighing as good us
t has been this winter, came home
on bale ground. The present indications are that spring will open unusually early.
N. R.
Montreal, Que,    Match    20.—It is
rumored thnl the flr.'itul Trunk is
negotiating lor Mie purchase ol the
Canadian Northern, William Mac-
ken?.ie.jK re|ior!t'ii to have recently
refused nn offer of thirteen millions
lur the system. Mackenzie ami 0,
M. Hays .ire both in England and are
believed to he negotiating the transfer. A similar ruinnr was current
several years ago jusl nller the passing of the first 0. T. P. Act.
It was stated Hint Ihe 0. T. P.
had offered twenty-rive millions but
that the offer had been declined.
Tbe Feruie Free Press has the billowing regarding the extension of the
telephone lines of that city, which
will also extend to the territory covered hy the Ciauhroob connections:
The Crows Nest Pass Electric
Light A Power company an: preparing to establish telephone service lo
Klkmouth and Hosmer. Such is the
welcome information communicated
this week to .1. S. T. Alexander,
secretary ol the Ferule, board of
trade, iii a letter from G. O. S.
Lindsey, general manager of the
company. It will he remembered
thai the Fernie board of trade took
this subject up some lime ago and
asked the Power company to make
these extensions. Mr, Lindsey replied at the time promising to give
llie mailer his consideration, The
hoard and the people of Feiuie have
reason to be glad Uml the company
looks ai the extension in a favorable
light ami that the work will commence at once.
Mr. Lin-dsey's letter stales that
the work will be commenced at once,
.uul imftiiry at Ibe company's office
elicited the Information that some
of the material lor the extension bad
already been purchased The wires
will be sluing on the Greai Northern
tolograph poles as far as Klko, the
permission having been granted hy
thai company.
Tbe extension of the service to the
Klkmouth district will connect Kcrnie not only, with the people of thai
locality and intervening points, but
it will also connect tbe citv with the
outside world by means of the Cranhrook exchange, which now is connected with Klkmouth, The advantages of such extension in a commercial way can not easily he overestimated. Tbe extension to the
new town of Hosmer, where considerable growth is exited ed this season, will also lie of great convenience to the people nf the two
coal "towns, At Hosmer the mines
ire makinir a good-showing and the
lumber industry is employing a lot
if men. Business bouses are building un amhthe telephone service will
be quite in keeplmr with the general
(Vancouver Province)
Mr. Patrick Burns, head of the firm
of P. Hums A Co., has generously
donated (1,0111) to the fund now being
gathered in aid of the erection of a
sanitarium nl Kamloops lake for ihe
treatment of tuberculosis patients.
This handsome subscription was announced by Di, 0, .J, Fagan. provincial medical health officer, who is directing the canvass for funds which
lias been undertaken hy the British
Columbia Auti-Tiiberculosis Society,
Dr. Kagau will leave early hi the
week for New Westminster, Lailner
ami other points in the lower Fraser
Itiver valley to inaugurate tho work
of collecting funds there. This
afternoon a meeting of the committee charged with collections in Vancouver will be beld, and it is ex-
nected that next week an active, and
systematic canvass of the city will be
Toronto, March 20.—The trip of the
Canadian lacrosse team to Australia
this summer is now assured, and all
preliminaries are settled. President
Miller, of the (.'. L. A., has received
a cablegram from Australia to that
effect and is making preparations accordingly. Thp team will leave (or
the antipodes on or about June 1,
and will be gone practically all summer.
The make-up of the team, which
has already been outlined has not
yet been settled, hut Mr. Miller is
hard at work on it now. It will,
however, be made almost entirely of
intermediate C. L. A. players,
At least one National Union player is considering the advisability of
taking the trip us a member of the
team, and Mr. Miller is raising no
objection to his professional standing, so that it is to be presumed thu-i
the Australians have no grave objections to professionals on the
team, though it had all along been
understood that they had.
The Australian associajions ate
guaranteeing sufficient to cover all
Brandon, Man., March 11).—A severe,
sentence was pronounced on Jesse
Pcrrinmii. an English farm laborer,
convicted on a charge of raping an
eleven year old girl. tn pronouncing sentence .Iffdge Richards said:
"Consideiiug the horrible circumstances I may say I seriously ihoiigtifl
of ordering you to he hanged, and
though I aiu uot doing so, I may tell
you thnl mtinier is not more deserving ol that punishment than the heinous crime with which yon are charged. Unfortunately I can't emphasize
your sentence hy Hogging. Why the
legislature bus not made such provision under this count I can't say, but
I greatly regret I can't order you to
he Hogged three times during thi*
term of vour imprisonment, I order
you to be imprisoned in Manitoba
penitentiary for twenty years."
that COD LIVE* OIL and WON are
beyond question the greatest medicines known. Then why does not
everybody take Cod Liver Oil and
iron? Simply because most people
cannot take the Oil and few can digest
the Iron in any ordinary form. Thee
difficulties have been entirely removed
by the introduction of FERROL, in
which the Iron is scientifically com.
bined with the Oil. rendering tbe Oil
palatable and the Iron digestible.
is manufactured from the best quality
of Cod Liver Oil (tbe whole of the Oil)
and is richer in oil (ban any other
emulsion, and while it contains just the
right quantity of tlie best form of Iron
•md I'liotphonis, it is so si icntilu ally
prepared that not one person in a thousand liuils 'my tumid-* ill takiiif* it,
md infants digest it without dilhculty.
Moreover tbe well-established value uf
the Oil and Iron is immensely
enhanced by the process of manufacture, and as the formula is freely exposed it is not to be wondered at that
physicians everywhere have fully
endorsed FERROL ami used it largely
in their practice. FERROL is invaluable for the treatment of any kind of
Lung or Bronchial troubles, while for
wasting diseases it bas no equal, and
"You Know What
You Take"
Druggists • Crinbrook, B. C
All persons who are indeltfctl to Hie
Queens 'hotel, Crunhrook, will here-
nfter kimllv [lay the amount ilue, lo
N. P. Mollamler, who is the only
person entitled to give a valid re-
t-t'i|ii in tllsehat'tre ol such iiMlehted-
ness, Irom this dute.
N. P. Hollander.
Hated al Cranhrook, II. C, this
inili day al Mnrch, A. 11., llllii.   ]-at
Notice is hereby given th.it the
undersigned have submitted to the
l.ieiitenaiil-Ciovi'viuir in Council a
lironosul under the provisions ol the
Hirers unit Streams Act lor clearing
.uul removing • obstructions Irom tlie
Mowe Itiver and lor the ereetion ol
a dan-, therein and lur the construction and Improvements of channels
connecting the same with a lake and
with Meadow Creek and lor ataklng
the said Itiver and Channels fit lor
liuldini! and driviiiK 'i>Rs. timber,
lundler, rails .md crafts, and lur
creeling and maintaining booms fur
liuldiiie,, sorting, and delivering logs
und limber brought down said Ilivcr
and lor attaching booms to the
shores ol llie said River lor said
The lauds to be rltei'lnl by the
said work are Crown lands and Lots
I5II2, 4(183, (1071, 18117, Group One,
Kootenay district.
The rate ol lolls proposed to be
charged arc sui-ti as may be lilted by
the judge ol the County Court ol
Ivnst Kootenay.
The Kins Lumber Mills, Limited.
Hated July 27th, lllnf,. r,u-IM
If you want WliliK, see me.
If you want MEN, .end to me.
II yon want to sell your REAL
ESTATE, Hal it with me.
$1.00 lines   7fle.
Il.stlinss  *1.00
*1.G0 linew   |1.20
= c. c. s. —
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From nil I'uinla
Send lor your friends while the
rate, are'.low. Full particulars on
application lo local agents ur write.
B. J. COVLB      J. 5. CARTER
A. U. !'.»., D. !•. A„;
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$a.oo A YEAR
Murphy & Fisher,
Parliamentary,      Departmental    and
Patent Office Agents.
Practice Betore Railway Commission
Charles Murphy. Harold Fisher.
Orescent Lunik No. :t;i
Cranbrook, II. C.
Meets every Tuesday at t p. m. al
New Fraternity Hall.
A. C. Bowness, C, C,
F. A. Small, K. of K. AS
Visiting   brethren  cordially isvitai
to attend.	
_.,   I.0.0.P,    Key Clly lMt,
Nu. 41.  Meets a.arft
Monday    sight    at
New    Fraternity    Hall.      Sojourn,
lug Oddlnllow. cordially Invited.
Chits   Suulh, |.'. ii, McKay,
N. U. Sec'y.
Lraa.ruok Lod|., Ne, J4
A. P. *.A. M.
Regular meetlnga ot
tbo third Thiitsd.J
ot every monlb.
Visiting lire IL eu welcomed.
W. F. Atl'ldgc, See'y.
M. A. Beale, W. H.
Cranbrook Aerie 967
Meet every Wednesday evening   tl
8 p.m. in B. ot L. F. Hall.
Dr. fulfill Aerie Physician
P. O. Boi 28.
Chas. Smith, W.P.
M. D.  Billings, Secretary.
Visiting brethren cordially in, lied.
Meet at B. ol L. F. Hall 2nd tint
1th Saturday each month.
Visiting brethren always welcome
T. Boyter, Jas. II. Larrlgtt.
W. M. See1-.
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
I      C. H. DUNBAR       |
J   Barrister, Solicitor, Notary   3
I Public, Etc. |
>   Cranbrook,    •    -    B. C.   ft
Physicians and Surgeons.
OOlot at KmMetet, Armstrong A.s,
Forenoons .... I 31) to   j.
Afternoons .... l.ao to 1.811
Evenings I Jo to I.Jt
CRANBROOK :|    ::    ::    :;    _. O,
I to 11 a.m.
1 lo   I p.m.
7 lo   ■ p.m.
omc* and residence oa Armstrong a.s
• to li a.m,
1 to   I p.m.
I to  I p.m.
Office It new Reid block
J. a. cuMviiNas, c. e. "
Dominion and Provincial
Land Surveyor
Resitlencu, Oeoil Prcst'a
Cornier Homo
Geo. R. Leask & Co
Our work l, our advertiieii f, hut w.
put Ihis ad in thu Heruld.lu
enil'li.si'.i, il.
Near hiwer Armnlroiig Avenue,
Livery *&
Team, and driven furnlaheil fo, sty
point In Iks district.
Tliis Hotel has always been thelewler
in its lino, uml will lie kept up In tlm
stiiiiilaril. It' yon want to meet the
people, I'liiui' to tlie Queen's Hotel.
Queen's Hotel, Calgary " ';.„
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F. E SIMPSON, Manager Herald
t Trinity college in 1SU7. Hi* bus
ilso filled 111.H1V university ollices,
i ml was an houorary doe loi ul Glas-
jow university,
A iniin who was charged at Brentford with stealing a buttle ol port,
offered the ext-u.se that he did it because lie was hungry.
A firm ol spirit merchants in London state that tbe earthquake in
.Jamaica lias had Mie effect ol increasing tlie price ot rum lid. per gallon.
■ L-rlit
.Mr. Joseph Tracey,
Crown public house,
Leyioiislone,     in tht
division,    London, s>
tion restraining Rev.
conducting open-ail    mis>
so us to obstruct access
.iiui Interfere   with   his
ness.    The plaintiff and I.
could mil obtain propc
<l foi   llie
i     Road,
j's  it.-nrli
Kilwinning No
im several yen is   conn
ul   IL'    Clyde      Divisiu
miners,    iii* is survive
Kodgei was
tiling ollicei
ni i
i his house
iwlul busl-
s barmaids
The Garstang ,v Knott End (Lancashire) railway, the smallest line in
England, has earned tlie net revenue
ol £450 during the past six months.
The body ol Mr. .1. Kerr Bell, a
member of the Manchester tiriu ol
Hill A- Campbell, shipping merchants,
was found at Lyman dum with his
throat cut.
William Charlton, a solicitor, ol
HIylb, was sentenced to three years'
penal servitude at. Newcastle assizes
lor converting his client's money to
his own use.
Three publicans, ol Newcastle-
under-Lyuie have been fined £1 and
costs each lot selling beer without a
measure. Most of them gave nearly
a pint [or half a pint.
John Richard Moutford, nineteen.
was drowned through the breaking of
tbe ice while skating at Leigh, Lancashire. A brother nearly lost bis
own life in attempting to save him.
A grant of £1,000 has been made
by the Mercers' company to the Imperial institute, for scientific research iu regard to the economic products of British Colonies and protectorates.
Jane Beacham, a servant, has been
committed for trial at Hastings
charged with concealing the birth ol
two children, whose bodies were
found in a tin trunk at St. Paul's
station, London.
To fetch a stone thrown on a
frozen pond at Kast Pcckhnm (Kent)
and thus to demonstrate her pluck.
a little girl named Minnie ("uinnell
went over thin ice, and lulling
through was drowned.
"The middle classes give their
votes for nothing, nnd those who get
the votes take good cam to do nothing for the middle classes," said Mr.
Bernard Khaw, in a lecture at Brixton on "Socialism and the Middle
At one of the elementary schools
in Yarmouth the better-off children
nro bringing pence each day so that,
(heir poorer companions, whose lutb-
ers may lie out of work, are given a
basin of hot broad and mill; every
There are eighty-seven school hanks
in operation under tlie Nottingham
education committee, nnd, 13,811, or
nearly ftO per cent of the pupils in thei
schools are depositors, the average
amount standing tn their credit being ,1s, 8 l-2d.
A Stoke woman who summoned her
husbund for desertion admitted that
she had often thrashed bim to keen
him in order, and added lhat once
when he had insulted a lodger he
cliinbed up a hneposl and prayed for
•\ distressing skating fatality by
which two youths, named Fred Clark
and Arthur Taylor, were drowned,
has occurred at Hornsea Mere, near
Hull. About twentv people were
skating, when the ice suddenly gave
way, and five persons fell in, but
three were rescued.
The death is announced of Mrs.
Richard Ayre, who had practised as a>
woman barber for thirty years at
Col lip, near Burnley. She relinquished the active pursuit of her profession six years ago, hut until a
few days ago she shaved an old
gentleman every day for twenty-
eight years.
Bishop Thornton told the Preston
people that a neighboring town raised £1,400 at a single football match,
while iis year's contributions to
foreign missions was onlv £212, and
thai the United States spent £11,-
000,000 a year iu chewing gum, and
only £;io'o,ooo in evangelizing the
A memorial is lo he unveiled shortly in St. Mary's church, Bury St.
Edmunds, to the men of the Suffolk regiment {then the 12th Foot)
who met their death so bravely when
the Birkenhead foundered. Ex-
Corporal Willi.) m Smith, one of the
few survivors, will attend the cere-
was settled,    the defendant
der taking not tu hold meetings
cept on Sundays belweeu 2.30 am
A sensational shooting iifi.ui
red at   Halwtll, .< North revtr
vlllnge, on n recent   Sund**." e\
Two [aimers' daughters, Maude
and Alice Ivey, about eighteen
ol age.   were returning   fi
BHile Christian ehu|»cl to it
.ii Oration Farm, near ii.il
a young man is alleged to
iiu- contents  of a   dimi-h
gun at them, both nirls be
injured.     Their assailant
res-ted.      It is   stated   ,i
was also at, and had a nai
- Chilla
I, when
n- (tred
-;       a r-
The army estimates for
l«".tr out the forecasts which have appeared Hi the Express of Ihe drastic
changes which Mr Halftone proposes
to effect in the land forces of Britain.
The sum which parliament is asked to vote fnr army services compares witb the tidal of the estimate
for t-he last year iis follows; 1000-7
i'211,766,000; 1907-8, £27,700,000; decrease, £2,o:,ii,(ion. Mr Ilnldnne,
in a memorandum accompany Ing the
estimates, explains thai Ihis figure
docs not represent the total savings
which have been effect ml, as il has
again been necessary to find money,
amounting to £ ft 71,000, to nieel the
automatic growth of certain charges.
If these are added the total reductions effected amount to £3.000,000,
A romantic story wilh regard to
the will of Charlotte Spiers, who
died in December, 1005, from starvation, at tbe age of seventy-five, al
Alton, Hauls, and left, money
amounting to nhoiil £1,200, hns been
further Investigated in the probate
court, London. The will, dttled
January 25, was made in favor of tlm
defendant in the suit, Mr. Edward A.
English, a relieving officer of Alton.
The plaintiff, Mr. Frederick fleorge
Spiers, a nephew and next of kin ol
testatrix, asked %to court to revoke
tho probate of the will, alleging that
it was not duly executed, and that
it was obtained by the undue in-
Duimce of Mr. English, which the
latter denied. Evidence was given
■Hv.it the testatrix had gone
like a tramp. Mr. English In
ed her, nnd she gol him to <l
a will, by which she lefl him
money, on condition he should
her. Mr. English said he
think the testatrix bad mn
than was necessary lo biui
wns astonished to find she'
£1,200, The jury found tlm
had been duly executed, il
had been no undue Influence,
tin- testatrix knew and npp
tlm contents, The prcsh
iiounced for tbe will.
nl help-
It aw up
all her
llll IV
did nol
re moncv
her, iiuil
had left
I tin- will
at Ihere
ami thai
done by
Prentice ,
Ha met
amounting to £1,000 was
a fire at Messrs. II. W.
I Co.'s timber yard at New
This was Ihe scene ol
Lord I.eith has Intimated a donation of £100 a year fur five years
lo the North Eastern Agriculliral
Co-operative Society, Ltd., Aberdeen, to aid in promoting tlie movement.
Professor Kennedy, of Ihe law
chair iu Aberdeen university, has intimated to tbe university court that
it is bis inteiilion to resign that office in consequence ol his appointment to the sheriffship of Renfrew
and Bute.
The excavation of the Elizabethan
nd Edwardian walls of Berwick by
the historic monument committee
has revealed under the saluting battery, near the mouth of the Tweed,
an underground passage and a
strong vaulted chamber with walls
eight feet thick and loopholes It has
the appearance ol a prison.
At a meeting of Kilmarnock school
board, Rev. J. W. Armstrong presiding, tbe special committee on the
proposed technical school reported
that they hud received a conditional
grant of £8,800 from tho education
department, and definite promises of
tii.lOO in subscriptions locally. The
board agreed to make further efforts
to increase the subscription list hy
calling a meeting of gentlemen in the
burgh and district interested in the
project. The new technical scliool
is estimated to cost £17,000.
IlllU.SUti   ll)
II letters v
It has not yet been decided who
ill wiii>- Uiu biography ui the lute
rincipul Rainy; but by Dr. Uaiuj s
vn arrangement before leaving lui
uslralia his letters and papers were
Mr. A. Taylor limes for
11 is understood that
Inch aie being sent In
R, R. Simpson, W. S., agent lor
Rnlny's executors, will ai.su be
lo Mr. Tuylui limes foi examination. UliL-tlici Mr. Tailor lues will himself write the biography
i viheihei the woil* will be assigut.nl
o a lounger man, is still undctct-
lined; but llie delicate task of slft-
lecling what
ics of a biu
the lit
ti at
iimihwiclv and Vim Dun.las, daughter
of the Lord Chief Baron nf Scotland.
He succeeded his father in 1810. and
narried Elt/abeth Mason Friuglc,
laughter of Admiral Pringle of Tor-
.voodlee. For n number nf years
dr. Uorth wick held a commission in
Hie Wist regiment and later he held
•ommissions iu the militia and yeomanry.
The   ei
■ouiitil i
incuts fu
iligl ss
A'ules  to
aided to
or the two caskets which will be re
Hiireii for the presentation of the
freedom of the city. The minutes
f the magistrates' committee, which
une been approved by the corpora-
Lion, slate thai the freedom is    of-
I'ered   tit   the  Prince  of  Wales  iu   les-
Union- of nppreeiation ol the visit
which In* has graciously consented lo
my to the elly; of the valuable set
rices which lie rendered to Ihe Em-
aire by his visil io India and the
■olonies; and of the powerful support,
riven by him to many movements aud
in*-1 iiui ions making [or the initial, in-
(ellcclii.il, ami material upbuilding ol
Ihe nation. To the Princess the
freedom of the ulty is offered in nn-
tii:ii of her promised visit     fo
-mmiltcu   nf  Glasgow town
ii-trusteil wilh the arrange*
:■ tho visit of their Royal
■s the Prince ami Princess of
Glasgow in April have de
Invite designs and estimates
he eilv,
ami  of
by  her
high example
u exalted po*
■lohn Si r,    chauffeur tti     Counf
■I '■• wns remanded   nl Tlpperary
ill a clinrge ol having caused the
death nf n farmer named Ryan |,v
minus driving,
The death occurred n fortnight ago
ol Rev. J. K. Kennedy, C.C Wexford, nf diththeria, after an illness
*f u few days' duration.     He was a
onilitenl worker lu ihe temperance
i neighbor found her
meal, and asked bet
"Pooi me." she signed, "1 feel
very well, but 1 always feci had when
I feel well, ltecau.se 1 know I am going   to feel   woise aflei w.ud."—Ex.
■My De.u Miss Chaffer, will you
ride m my automobile foi life'"
'What make of machine do you
"I am a partisan of the Scrambler
"Excuse me for declining you.
nfler ttf marriage. Mi. Scorcher, but
I ride in nothing but the Youngsmo-
hile machine."
Winnipeg, March IS—At the Morris
recount this afternoon, Attorney-
General Campbell was elected by the
easting vote of the returning officer.
Dr. Molloy gained two votes, tying
the Attorney General's vote. Camp-
lie 11 was declared elected on the
,, al count by a majority ol 2.
lie now only retains his seat'by the
,iac,< of tht* returning officer's \oic.
Why is a dentist like a man .swimming in a river?
lie is always ou the outlook foi
When is a man's heart like a cat's
I unibei?
When light.
The partnership heretofore carried
m by the undersigned under the firm
name of "W. F. Tate & Son," as
jewelers ami opticians, of the town
i Cranbrook, B. ('., is dissolved
from this date.
W. F, Tate will carry on the busi
icss ol tlie firm at Cranbrook as
heretofore, collect all debts and pa)
Ml liabilities.
Win   F. Tate,
C   Ross Tate.
Dated  this first  day of   March, A
D.,  1007. 5t-3t
Notice is hereby given that the
partnership heretofore existing between the undersigned, carryiti:*. on
biis-iness of blacksmith and foundry*
men at Cranhrook, B. C, under the
firm name ami stvle of McKinnon A
Johnston is this day dissolved.
The business of the partnership
lias been acquired by A. A. McKin
noil,, who will can'v on the same
is heretofore and collect all debt*;
owing the partnership ami assume
and pay all liabilities.
A.  A.  McKinnon,
E. D. Johnston.
Baled this Sth day ol March, A. D
1007. 51 3t
An interesting personality has passed away, when Mrs. James Campbell, widow of the late Mr. James
Campbell, of Tulljchewan, died at tillage of eighty years in her residence,
Bromley, Alexandria, The deceased
lady took a great interest iu the
education of women, and was so
prominently Identified with the founding and endowing of the Queen Margaret college that she bail conferred
on her the degree of IJ..D. She was
married in 18H-I to Mr, Campbell,
disastrous fire reCt'litlv, and the last I who was a cousin of Sir Henry
fire is thought to he the work of un [ Cainpt*ll-Bannprman, and leaves a
Incendiary, The Church of St. family ol two sons and three
James, which adjoins the timber yard' daughters.       She   was    the   "Lady
iitso damaged.
Bountiful" ol the Vale ul l.even,
where she was greatly beloved for
many acts of Uioiiglitfulness to the
When llniiiiiili Wynii was accused
recently at Westminster police court
<i! wandering Irom llie paths ol
Sobriety am) orilrr, a coriKtithle said
that lie foiitifl her "niinehlng a wall."
"I suiter from rheumatism, sir."
Hannah npl.iiu.il. "Well, I have
heard of many cures. Imt never     ol
thai." snid Mr, Horace Smith,   and, ber ol years Mr. lllair fullillnl
promptly prescribed Ills, or a month   ditties ol honorary treasurer—11
__ | flee which was lor a lung period liclil
At the Manchester assizes a girl by his late lather—and lie resigned of-
ii,ill hand is suing her employer lor lice as a member ol llie limn council
damages. When at work her hair after a test vole hud been lata at
was caught In a revolving shutting,' the January meeting. K.,r tliirty-
and she was scrionslv injured. Sh» seven years lather and sun rcprcscnt-
was known in Ashlon as a good od continuously the second ward al
vocalist, being able to reach the top lite town council
Mr. David Deas Blair, solicitor,
has just been appointed burgh chamberlain of Dunfermline at a salary of
£180 a yenr, in succession to the
late Mr. Andrew Burt. For a num-
md Gaelic lenguo
Edmond P. Woods, a post
•"tier, of Dublin, received an
d £00011 damages against the
southern A- Western Railway
pany, Ireland, for injuries iii an
•ident at Queens town.
Ihe strike iu the spinning department of the York Street Flux Spinning ii Weaving Co., Ltd,, Belfast,
iy which 2,200 operators have been
idle for a week is ended. Hie workers
returning to their employment on the
terms existing at the time of the
The city coroner of Dublin held an
inquest recently on the remains of
diss Anne Clnncy, aged forty, who
was found dead the previous evening
in the house (i Blackball street,
where she had resided. The jury
found, in accordance with the medical
evidence, that death resulted from
lienri failure.
At a special court at Felhard Jas.
Mara was ehurgt-d with having obtained goods from a local undertaker
hy means of false pretence. Accus-
■d, it ap|-eared, ordered a coffin for
his mother, who was subseipientlv
discovered alive and iu good health*.
He was also charged with having
obtained a quantity of whiskey on
the saj-ie occasion, and was sent for
trial to the assizes.
A general meeting of the Blackrockt
College union was held at University
college, Blackrock, to consider Mr.
Bryce's forecast of the government's
university proposals. Resolutions
were passed approving of the government scheme as a practical and satisfactory means of substantially re-
moviitg the main grievance of the
Catholics hv securing for them equal
My with their Prolestunt fellow-
count ry men.
Information reached Rut hen le that
ii young man named Peter Toomev,
residing some miles from Adare, had
a somewhat marvellous escape from
instantaneous death while out with a
shooting party at Granard. It
would appear that the man received
'hi- full contents of a loaded gun,
which accidentally exploded while in
ihe possession id one of the shooting
party. Dr. Hayes (Rathkeale) and
Dr. Clifford (Adare) were summoned.
Poor hopes are entertained of Too-
iney's recovery.
Notice is hereby gneu that sixtv
•lays al'tci date I in lend tu apply Uj
lhc Honorable the Cb.el t'umuii---
-lioucr oi Lands and Wuiks lor permission to purchase the loUuwiug
described land in the Elk River Valley, in East K-jotemiy;
Commencing at a post plauu-d adjoining the north-east coiner of J.
D. Pratt's application to purcha*-*
and marked J. R. E's
south-east corner, thence eighty
cliains north, thence eighty chains
t, tht-iiue eighty ctuiua south,
thence eighty *.*Jiaiu*. east to point
of cum uiei-cement, au<1 coutainiug
tHO acres.
J. R. Edmondson, Locator.
Kebruary 23rd, 1UU7. 5l-$t
Notice is hereby givcu that sixty
days after date 1 lutenU lo apply lo
Ibe Honorable Ihe Chief CuminU-
sioner of Lauds and Woiks for permission to puichaae Ihe followm
described lands in the Elk River Val-
icy, in East Kootenay;
Commencing al a post planted adjoining W. F. Hull1!. S. E. corner,
one mile north of S. E. Oliver's application to purchase and marked N.
E. O's north-easl corner, tbenci-
eighty chains south to the north-
cast corner of S. E. Oliver's application to purchase, thence eighty cnains
west, thence eighty chains north,
thence eighty chains cast to point of
commencement, tbe whole containing
tHO acres.
N. E. Oliver, Locator,
Per J. R. Edmondson, Agent.
February 23rd, 11*07. 51-n
the Htmoiable the Chief Ci-mmis-
sioiiet ol Lauds and Works
-it Victoria for permission
lo purchase the following
described land-, iu the Elk Rivet Valley, in East Kootenay;
Commencing at a post planted adjoining tho south-west corner ot
i."t 231(1 .md marked II. L's
south     - east corner, tliejice
eighty chains west, thence eightv
chains north, thence eighty chains
east, thence eighty chains south to
point of commencement, the whole
containing 640 acres.
Horace Llttleproud, Locator,
Per J. R. Edmondson, Agent.
February 23rd, 1907. 51-Ot
Notice is hereby given that sixtv
days after date I intend to apply to
ihe Honouble tie Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
it Victoria lor permission
in purchase the following
•lescrilN-d lands in the Elk River Valley, in East Kooienay:
Commencing at a post adjoining
the south-west corner ul J. R. Elf
londson's application to purchast
nd marked II. G. G's
south-east corner, thei.ee eighty
ihalns west, thence eighty chatw
north, ihence eighty chains east,
thence eighty chains south to point
if commencement, the whole contain-
rig 1)10 acres.
Henry Ger.ili Green,  Locator,
Per S. E. Oliver, Agent.
I'ehruarv 23rd, 1907. 51-Ot
Notice is hereby giien that sixty
lays alter date 1 intend to apply to
ihe Honorable Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
.it Victoria for permission
to purchase tlie lollowlng
.iesei-ibed land in the Elk River Va»
ley. Fast Kootenay;
Commencing at a post marked E.
l's north - east        corner       ad-
jofning the north-west corner of N.
IO. Oliver's application to purchase,
thence eighty chains south, thence
■'ighty chains west, thence eighty
chains north, thence eighty chains
cast lo point of commencement, the
whole containing til9 acres.
Ernest Pollard, Locatoi,
Per S. E   Oliier, Agent.
February 23rd, li»0:. 51-ftt
Notice is hereby given that sixty
davs after date 1 intend to apply to
the Honoi*ible the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works tor permission to purchase the following
de-cribni lands in the Elk River Valley, East Kootenay:
Commencing at a post marked 11.
S. E's southeast corner ad-
loining the north-west comer of N.
E Oliver's application lo purchase,
ihence eightv chains north, thence
eighty chains west, thence eighty
ehain's south, ihence eighty chains
east to point ot commencement, Uie
whole cun:aiiitn*j tilt" acres.
H. S. Edwards, Locator,
Per S.  E. Oliver,  Agent.
Fehruati   :3rd,  1907. il-St
. easily, hut after the. accident   her
voice was so impaired that she could Mr. Walter W. B. Rodger died at
only reach B fiat. In eons«*n*iencii his residence, Bagatelle house, Green-
she had lost engagemeats to sing at ocki, a fortnight ago, after a brief
concerts. I illness. As a civil engineer, lie was
■ .i i [associated with several water works
Prolessnr Henry F. Pelham, presl- undertakings in the West of Scot-
dent of Trinity College, Oxford, Is land, but retired from the active
dead. Professor Pelhnm had enjoyed duties of his profession while yet a
a distinjwlshed university career, hav- young man. In 1882 he entered
Ing as undergraduate gained the Eng- ihe Greenock town council, served a
lish essav prize, afterwards being ap- term as provost from 1880, and dur-
nolnted Camden professor ot ancient ,lng his term of office he presided for
history,    and being elected president a    year over the    affairs  of Lodge moot interesting topic In the world.
In a certain vicinity there lived an
Id priest whose credulity was the
source of many a joke and a great
deal of amusement to his friends,
particularly to Iho'se ol other denominations than himself, (hi one occasion a young mau, bent ou having
some fun, accosted him and said:
"Father, have you heard the news?
The bottom (ell mil of heaven last
night and all tht Catholics fell iulo
liell." The priest was silent for a
moment, and then, shaking his head
sadly, exclaimed, "What an awful
crushing the poor Protestants must
have got!"—Ex.
An old lady, really quite well, was
always complaining and "enjoying
poor health," as she expressed it.
Her various ailments were to her the
hereby given  thai sixty
date 1 intend to apply lo
Notict is
days aftvr
ihe Honorable Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works lor pei-
mission to purchase the following
described land in the Elk River Valley, in East Kooteuuj:
Commencing at * p*--t marked E.
II. B'i sou* - wesi corner and
adjoining ihe nortb-west corner of
E. E. Goodwyn's application to purchase, thence id chains north, Uience
•rt chains Cost to tbe west bank of
the Klk river, thence SO chains soulh
along said river, thence 80 chains
west to point of commencement, tbs
whole containing Ml acres.
E. H. Bovle, Locator,
Per S. E. Oliver, Agent.
February 23rd, 1907. '*l-9t
Notice is hereby given that sixty
days after dale I intend lo apply to
the llouorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Woiks for permission to purchase the following
described lands in East Kootenay:
Commencing ut a post planted adorning N. East corner ot N.
E. Olivers application  to  purchase,
nd marked E. E. G's north-
irest corner, thence eighty chains
south to the aorlti line ol J. R. Ed-
mondson's application lo purchase,
thence eighty chains east to tlie west
bank of the Elk river, thence eighty
chains north along said river, thence
ighty cliains wesi to point of commencement, the whole containing 640
E. E. Goodwyn, Locator,
Per J, R. Edmondson, Agent.
February 23rd, 1907. 51-9t
Notrce is hereby given th.it sixty
days after date 1 intend to apply to
tbe Honorable Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works ior permission to purchase tht following
described land in East Kootenay:
Commencing at a post planted adjoining J. IL Oldiield's north-west
corner and marked S. E. O's
ttoutb-wext corner, thence &0 chains
north, thence SO chains east, Uience
80 chains south along lit Elk river
to tht north line ol J. H. Oldfield's
application io    purchase, thence    Uu
chains west to point of coluliie*jce-
meut, the whole containing Hi*
S. E. Oliver, Locator.
February 23rd, 1907. 51-'.H
Notice is hereby given that sixty
days after date 1 intend to apply to
the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works
at Victoria for permission
to purchase the following
described lands in the Elk River Valley,  East Kootenay:
Commencing ut a  post  planted ad
Notice is hereby given that sixty
days alter date I intend to apply to
the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following
described land In the Elk River Valley, in Easl Kootenay:
Commencing ten miles north ol
Spurwood at a post planted one milt-
north of the north line ol Foss -i:
McDonell's purchase, Lot 2316, and
one mile west of the Elk rivet, and
marked .1. H. O's N. W. corner, thence eighty coafni e»st to
the west bank of the Elk civet",
thence eighty chains soulh along said)
river to the north-east comer of
Foss \ McDoncll'i land, thence
eighty chains west, thence eighty
chains north to point ol commencement, the whole containing •> tu
X  II   Dldheld, Locator,
Per J. R. Edmondson, Agent.
Dated  February 23rd,   1907.    51-H
Notice is    hereby given   that sixty
days alter date I intend to apply to
the      Honorable       Chief     Commissioner of   Lands and   Works for per*
.,■-., _ .   .   mission to    purchase the    following
Ohiitrg tbe south-west corner of Ut bribed lands in the Elk River VaL
""       and      marked        S.      C's  *eyt in Efwt Kootenay:
corner,    thence   eighty |   Commencing at a post planted- ad-
eha lis     west,  thence eighty    chains ioiniDg the   N, W. comer of   .T. H.
south,    thence   eighty   chains    east   „Wfle|ds     application   to purchase,
thence eighty   chulns north to point _„- marked      J.   D.    TV  N.   e!
of commencement,    the   whole «m- WMr, thence eighty   chains   soutb
taming 640 acres to thf, north    ,ilie'o( f?m A    Mc.
Sydney Uarke. Locator DonelPe   land,   Lot     2316,     thence
ivJer '*•-?■„ h?5S,,d80n' **•#■_♦  elgbtr    chains     west, thence eighty
February 23rd, 1907. 51-n,chains north,     thence eighty chains
east to   point of commencement, the
whole containing 640 acres.
J. D. Pratt, Locator,
Notice is    hereby given that sixty I        Per J. R. EdmomJ
days ettes date 1 Iated. to avpl_; to     Dated Febiuari .Qid,
Edmondson, Agent.
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After shooting his uncle and holding
a force of police at bay for over
twenty hours, Paul Mannarino, a
rancher neur Sirdar, surrendered   to
lie officers Friday afternoon, and is
now lodged lu the provincial jail at
Nelson. The news of the attempted
murder was first received in Cran-
brook lute Thursday night, but    no
etails were available until the train
from the west arrived Friday afternoon with Chief BuIlock-WeWrter,
Who brought the wounded limn, .las.
Mannarino, to Ciatriiu-ook.    air. Man-
nantio WU8 taken lo St. Eugene   hOB-|
piiai where an examination revealed
Hint he luil been shot in Hie bach,
he luillei uiit'iring the body al un
iihgle iiuil lodging somewhere be
I ween the ribs ami the scapula, whem
t still remains, ihe physicians being
uinililf- to dlscovoi the exact locution.
viiot'hor shot nnd been fired .il closo
range nnd the hair around Hie buck
d the neck was scorched nnd tho
bullet h.i.l creased the Hide of Hie
As soon its the wounded man    had
ffitiently riv..vi ..tri io stand the or-
tlcal his slateii'.enl of the nffait was
taken, nml is substantially us follows:
"Paul Is my nephew. We have been
ranchttig near Creston several years.
The ranch Is in my name, hut it has
li-een understood between ns that   we
re in partnership. On Wednesday
I'aul told me thnl he wanted to ipill
nwl we bad n discussion, He wnnt-
•d all the entile and %\Mn for bin
hare of the ranch. I told him we
vonld sell the entile ami f would g|v«
ilm one half of what we received for
hem, Mul JlfKIO for his half of the
audi if he thuiiL'ht the ranch was
Mirth SaNlfffl. Nnthlna further was
aitl al ihe time. Thursday we
tallied it over again and Pnul said
'te would take $700 nnd half of
atlle. I said nil rlgh1 hut wait un-
il we sold cattle, as I wanted to
my all cash. Paul said il was not
necessary. On Thursday afternoon
we were planting beans' and Paul
■vent in the house and cooked sup-
|ier, He called me to supper about
half past six o'clock. Before we
itc be said he had discovered n
'■ache of dynamite and wanted mc to
-,;n and help got it. I started down
ihe trail ahead of him. Paul always carried a revolver. When I
entered some brush where he said the
powder was he shot me. I dropped
face down on the ground and said,
"Ood help me." Paul said iu Italian, "Here is another for you my
uncle, you are dead right here." I
said, "All right, perhaps belter me
ihan some one else." He then placed revolver to my head and fired.
Vfter he had gone I went down to
railroad track and bridge crew took
me to Sirdar and put me in station
and 1 was then taken to the hotel
md Mr. Hope came from Creston
mil bandaged me. I had about
■MOOO saved up that I been saving
several years. Paul had two or three
hundred dollars. This money was iu
;<he house."
After securing this statement,
which was necessary in case tbe
wounds should prove fatal. Chief
Bullock-Webster left for the scene of
the crime Saturday morning. In the
meantime things hud been doing at
lhat point.
Wliile Mr. Mannarino was still at
Sirdar Constable Wilson, had been
lummotied from Creston, and on his
irrival was informed hy the wounded man of the danger in arresting his
nephew, as he was well armed with
plenty of ammunition.
Constable Wilson, accompanied by
three specials, Charles Hull, Charles
Quaiffe and Robert Reid, went up to
the ranch. Hy this time it was
getting late at night but on Wilson's
arrival, which was not attended by
noise, Paul Mannarino was still
awake ami about. Constable Wilson
stole up to the window and looking
in saw Paul Mannarino sitting with
his head in his hands. Instantly
Wilson [Miked his revolver through lb«
window, breaking it in the process,
and shouted to to Manmirino to hold
up his hands. Maunarluo leaped to
his feet and nt once, flung up his
linnds. But in a moment he made a
furl her leap into au inner room, seized his rifle and discharged it point
blank at the constable. Hie bullet
narrowly missing him. Wilson tired
in return but missing his man, leil
hack. Mannarino ran to tto window
and discharged his repeater several
times hut without effect. Wilson
and his men took cover around the
house, shots . being exchanged all
through the night. II anybody rose
to his feet it was the signal for a
bullet and when the morning brought
light the specials lay dose indeed. A
coal hung on a slump was riddled
with bullets.
Early iu the morning P. D, Hope,
I*;. Stewart and Herbert Hitchcock
went up, relieving Robert Held and
shortly In-fore noon ('unstable Young
arrived from Nelson and the seven
men despnsed themselves in a circle
a round the building.
Alton I 3 o'clock in the after noon
lhc younger Manual iuo dlscoveied
that he was short ol ummuuilioii aiidj
about the time, the discovery was
made the besiegers had nun It* up
their minds lo lake an enfilading position and file through the hut in
such a maiuiei that Hie bullets would
traverse the entire length ot Ibe
floor, guessing—which proved to be
Ihe case— tbat the prisoner hud established liis headquarters under the
bed. But Mtinnnritio saw Hie game
was up. His besiegers had stood
their ground all through the night
without.food or shelter amid blinding
snow squalls sweeping down the lake
and be gave up in face of so much
determination, and presently coming
imlslde the hut said he would surrender. Fearing treachery Young
advanced ou the man, bidding Wilson
lo keep him covered and lo fire if he
dropped his bunds. The desperado
was thus secured.
A search of the hut discovered the
money hidden as described by( Mannarino, a ride without ammunition,
two new boxes having been fired
awnv, a revolver with three shells
discharged, and a shot gun. Paul
Manmirino was taken down to Sirdan
and formally charged, being remanded for eight days, and then taken on
to Nelson, where he wns lodged iu
thi! provincial gaol. The prisoner is
a small, dark man, but does not sirein
lo be iu the least dtuiwuted.
Tuesday, April 2nd
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Prices    -    ■     ■    $1.00,  75c.
Wholesale Wines, Liquors and Cigars
lui|iurii'rn nf
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Dolly Vardcn was delayed but will
reach here about April 15th.
Read Wilson, the jeweler's, ad. It
will pay you.
It. 15. Beattie left yesterday mi a
business trip lo Calgary,
Fred. Mitchell, was up from Elk-
mouth a couple of days this week.
[*\ II. Worlliinglou, of Klko, spent
several days in Cranbrook tliis
See the Famous Chippewa Lumbermen's shoes at thu Pink Mercantile company.
ff. II. Bradford, ihe proprietor of
lhc Wyeliffe hotel, was a guest ol the
Ifoynl Monday.
■ I. A. Harvey returned from the
coast Saturday last, where he bud
been on business for some time.
The latest and mosl Improved appliances (or sawing wood al Pallium*
Mrs George I). Brown is expected
to return to Craubrook nlioiil May
1, afler an absence of about one
0,   A,     CIllHkill, of    the Kitiibeiley
Milling A    Mi fucliiring    company,
was registered at the ltoyal hotel
Mr. ami Mrs. ff, IV Hill and
daughter were visil ing at Lethbridge
the lirst of Ibe week, roi liming home
H. C. Ilrlggs, of Nelson, Ihe popular representative ol It. P. Kllhel -ft
Co., spent a couple ol days in town
this week.
O. C. Hanson spent several days
at Wasa lust week getting N. Hanson's "Humbler" iu condition lor
the spring run of the Cranbrook
Automobile club.
Frunejs McConnell has gone to Vancouver where he has secured a good
situation. The Cranbiook hose
team will miss him the coming summer.
•lohn Cumberland, of Brampton,
Ont'., arrived in Cranbrook lust week
„..d has been added to the already
huge staff of employees at the McBride hardware store.
See one of the Sutherland sisters
at C. K. Held A. Co.'s Ibis week,
You can profit by tlie knowledge you
can gain as to how to promote the
growth ot your hair,
Moses Ilea miry, who was taken iu
charge two weeks ago for Insinuating that the trees were talking to
him, wns adjudged insane last week,
.md Constables Ward ami Drummond
left with him for New Westminster
Saturday last.
Mrs. Buriitt, Irom Montreal, is
now in full charge of out dress making department.—Held it Co.
At the regular monthly drawing of
Ihe r.tciiic Loan Company, Limited,
No. 1107 was drawn, held by A. Mel).
Hooper, salesman, Vancouver. Mr.
linnpei is now en titled to a loan of
MiMiu iii less Mian 2 per mil. For
nn Un i particulars apply lo the company, Sill) Pender St., Vancouver, •
The business of tlio Wilga is rapidly Increasing undei the skillful management ol Mis. Bums. Kvei y
mum is occupied and 11n- dining room-
is becoming crowded, su that il
may In? necessary foi Mrs. Byrnes lo
arrange for Increased accommodations, t ndci iis present Management the fftlgn is ii credli io Cranbrook,
Hei       .1.   II       Howell, bin SOI       foi
Columbia college at Nuw Westminster,   Wns     in  Ihe city   this      week,
the educational m-.ii mi linn made
great progress the pasl yeal and
stands to-dnj ns one ul the Hi ,i hi
Its class in Canada. lis Helen Lido
course lias been vastly Improved, and
iithei chiNiges made thai makes lira
credit io lhc province, (Jrun-brook
i.s lepiesi-nied In several >>l hei young
people in Hn, in,nun  oi |enming,
The sinmlnril of ihe British Lion
cigar is never lowered, Thai Is
why ii remains llu- general Invor-
ite. ui-12
H.ii iv Kiihiehaud. cohdiiclm on the
Otis Staples Lumber company road
lit Wyelitie.     spoil 1  Sunday last      ut.
ho  in Grnnbronk,     Mr. Hobichnud
stales thnl during the past winter
llu- Staples company Ims put in a
huge amount of new machinery and
besides the big sawmill now have Mm
most modern and up-to-dafc planing
mill iu the vicinity. It is expected
that Ihcy will begin cutting about
the first of April.
$1.00 lines  7lic.
$1.2511  (11.011
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