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VOLUME     27
CRANBROOK,  B.C.,  THURSDAY,   DECEMBER   31st,   1925
NUMBER   4 5
Veterans and
Friends Gather
Seventh    Annual    Banquet
Proves   Notable   Affair
From Every Angle
thnl >
ll   1)01
illsplny «i ilini froo and oosy
. i,;|,. dovold uf nil formality.
ii like in tool when thoy t,"'t
nnd which constitutes what
ili-scriliril as Uio lion liomme
ii' hard to oxcol tho bnnquota
thai lal.
dor lite
from tlmo i« tlrao mi-
,..__« of tin' Vote, Their
i annual, hold on Saturday
. last, lllustratod thin once
and In say that it wns heartily
I ii; the hundred and twenty-
90 votornns and tholr Invited
who wore tho partakers of the
banquet fare, la only telling 0 part
of the story,
This function provides one of the
occasions when the public can come
into direct contact with the work of
the G.W.V.A., which is necessarily
carried on In a quiet way so that the
outside public learns little of its activities.
Round the long banquet tables
were seated many veterans from all
parts of the district, and the guests
they had invited, and every place
provided, allowing over a hundred
and twenty-five men to be seated
at once, was occupied. The hall
was decorated In n manner fitting
tn the nature of the organization,
streamers of patriotic colors reaching
down to the walls from the Union
Jack which was stretched in the centre of tho ceiling, while all around
the room were pennants decorated
with maple leaves, which bore the
names of the big engagements in the
war, which must have recalled poignant memories to those who know
the places in question, and what
triumphs of arms they represented.
The company attacked en masse
shortly after eight o'clock, and from
the starlight cocktails at the head
of the menu, through to the cafe
royale anil cigars and cigarettes at
the finish, it was the most satisfying
that has probably ever been served
in those quarters, which is saying n
l„t. Write tin- fact 'hat the ap,
petites might have been supposed to
have been somewhat appeased from
big dinners the day before, there
was in. sign of anyone weakening when their plates were heaped
up with the courses that had been
worked up under the direction of
the steward, \V, Johns, and it must
have given him considerable satisfaction t" see that the dishes he had
planned were su well received, and
ed  ready
that almost everyone
to come back for more.
During tho banquet and assisting
in tho Informal program afterwards,
Robinson's orchestra of three pieces
was mi hand to provide some music
anil to load  tho singing ol  the  well
known choruses scl oul on the veter-
heets.    The music which
go owl the
lug it to rci
time   which
el,- Jock
of the pr
which wt
side of in
form of
Called by Death
Small on Tuesday
OFFICERS ELECTED 1 pRObincial library     Mit
G.W.V.A. AT ANNI a*, mm. cm
The annual general meeting of the
G. W. V. A.  wns held on  Saturday
veiling last, immediately preceding i||n..t   ftf  TlrM   W*»lra   Has
the  banquet  which  was  held  later.!,UnMI  0t   »™   WMK|  "a8
The principal business before the   Fatal Termination for F. A.
meeting was the election of officers
for the coming year, and receiving
the annual report from the secretary*
treasurer, W. S. Johnston. Major II.
It. IMcks was in the chair, and feeling that there would be a larger attendance of votorans at the later
mooting iu the evening, he deferred
making a report on the unity convention which he recently attended
in Winnipeg till that time. The report made by the secretary showed
the veterans had carried on their
varied activities successfully during
the past year.
The officers elected were as follows :
linn. Pros, .. Dr. G. E. L. MacKinnon
Hon.  1st Vice-Pres.
Mayor T. M. Roberts
Hon. 2nd Vice-Pres  T. R. Plett
President   H. B. Hicks
1st Vice-Pres  A. Kemball
2nd Vice-Pres  P. Poote
Executive.—J. A. Young, D. Taylor, J. A. Stewart.
The appointment of a secretary-
treasurer is made by the members
of the executive, and there are also
three other names to be added to
the executive committee itself.
The business of the general meeting was carried through with despatch, which allowed the banqueters
to commence very soon after the appointed hour with the main business
of the evening.
Originating from a cause so far
unestablished, a residence at Wasa,
opposite the Wasa Hotel, and one of
the buildings belonging to the Conrad Johnson estate, was destroyed
by fire on Tuesday evening. The
glow from the blaze was clearly des-
eernable from this city close to midnight. Little could be done to prevent the loss of the bulding, which
was unoccupied at the time, there
being no water supply available
(with which to fight the fire, and the
danger would be of the fire spreading across the road to the hotel
building. The house had not been
occupied for some years po3t, but
was a well built and attractive looking house that was in use when Wasa
was in the heydey of its fame as a
farming centre and a stopping place
on the Windermere stage route, and
the river route as well.
,i Informally helped
unking the fathering
,i strongly, and help-
is objoctivo—a good
iiinsi certainly did.
Young took charge
•dings after the banquet,
quite Informal, mid out-
r two speeches, consisted
entertainment in thu
igs, ihinees, recitations,
stories, eii. Ity the exercise of unlimited tint. Comrade Young manag.
,.,! I,, ilool the gathering along soine.
what near the lines of the program
which had been drawn up, and what
dovlntlons were made consisted  ol
|mp iptu numbers that found hear
u appreciation from the company.
The los i- !■> the King, the Empire
.,„,l ii,, riiltom ut the evening were
in ! honored, and for the last named, Mi T, R, Fletl responded, pnr-
llculurls loi the mayor and inellihers
uf Hie eily council and other local
visitors who were present, expressing
his plcosuro al being invited to thu
gnthoring. *
Major II. II. Hicks, the president,
gnvo a condensed report of the pro-
eeeiliiuv nl Ihe hit: unity convention
uf veterans" organisations which he
attelidnl in Winnipeg recently, and
outlined briefly the lines upon which
■I i.' proposed |o build the new nninl-
gamated body, which in to ho named
the Canadian Legion of the British
Empire Service League, Tho scope
of this new body was mentioned in
a recent issue of the Herald, nnd
Major Hicks enlarged upon the ud-
vnntnges which will accrue from put-
tine: the principle of unity into effect,
and Ihe relationship each of the provinces will hnve to the dominion
hody, and the position of each Individual association, Among other
matters, lie touched upon the proposed distribution to ho made of the
proceeds of the canteen funds, the
sum which the dominion government
has on hand from this source totalling  some   two   million   dollars,   of
The following  telegram  wns
livered at the government office on
Thursday morning of this week:
1. A. Stewart,
Deputy Government Agent,
Cranbrook, B.C.
Please express to relatives of Mr.
Small   sincere   condolences   of   this
Deputy Minister of Finance.
WILL TELL OF j A.*^.™™ TU»^«
neareastsituation Approve lnree
as eye-witness   „        n
Street By-Laws
The community followed almost
with bated breath recently the fight
with the grim reaper which medical
skill and hospital care wns waging for F. A. Small, government
agent, who wns lying critically ill at
the St. Eugene hospital. After undergoing a blood transfusion uhout
three weeks ago, following a sudden
seizure with internal hemorrhages,
he commenced to make slow progress, almost imperceptible, but unmistakably gaining strength. Hopes
began to rise for his ultimate recovery. Then on Monday last came the
news of his relapse, with a recurrence of the hemorrhages that had
left him so weak, and the following day brought much anxiety to
his relatives and friends, who were
hoping against hope that the fight
would yet be won. But early on
Tuesday it seemed evident that this
was not to be, and that night,
at about eleven o'clock, he passed
The suddenness with which he was
stricken with what proved to be his
final illness, and the gallant fight
he made for his life, made a profound impression on his wide circle
of friends in this city. After a visit
to Kimberley on business in connection with his work, on December 8th,
he was taken seriously ill that
evening. He was removed to
the hospital, and for a time it
was hoped that he would pull
through. He had been enjoying his
normal health, and had no indication
of any impending visitation of sickness. He had only a day or two before been discussing with neighbors
and friends plans he had for further
improvements to his house, and
those who talked with him little
thought that death was to intervene
to prevent their further consideration.
Such good progress the patient
seemed to be making towards recovery Inst week, that the opinion
was expressed on Saturday that he
might be considered out of danger.
Even after the relapse came, it was
not till the morning of the day of
his death that relatives were forced
to the conclusion that no further
hope could be entertained for his
recovery. Late in the afternoon he
lapsed Into unconsciousness, and at
eleven the end came, and death wrote
finis to the story of a heroic struggle
to save a patient for another lease
of life.
The Inte Mr. Small was still a
young man as years go, being only
forty-two years of age, and thus being cut off just at the beginning of
his prime. He looked older in the
eye.* of most of his friends, the
result of much sickness he had experienced leaving a heavy mark upon
him. He was a native of Summer-
side, Prince Edward Island, where
four brothers, a sister and his
mother still reside. Deceased came
to Cranbrook first in 1008, joining
his cousin here, Mr. Eneas Small,
who at that time was engaged in the
hotel business. Shortly afterwards
he was given an appointment in the
customs office at Kingsgate, which
he held for some years, being
then transferred to Cranbrook.
In 1913 Mr. Small left the service of
the government and embarked on a
business venture) opening up a store
at Canal Flat, where he made his
home for about four years. It was
here that he met with a series of
accidents that left him partially disabled, and in the handicapped condition he remained till the time of his
death. He strained himself while at
work on a contract loading lumber,
and a little later was in an automobile accident with a friend, when
the car in which he was riding went
off the road at the Kootenay River
bridge near Canal Flats, and he was
washed down the stream for some
distance and ultimately rescued.
While still recovering from these experiences, he fell in his home and
suffered further injury, from which
recovery was very slow. He was
compelled to sell out his business,
and came to Cranbrook, and the attempt he made to regain his health
occupied two or three years, during
which time he took a trip to some
springs in Arkansas in an effort to
regain his normal strength. Dy 1919
he had recovered sufficiently to be
able to resume work of not too arduous a nature, undertaking bookkeeping and accounting, acting, among
other things, ns the secretary of the
Cranbrook Board of Trade.   He took
I City Council Prepare Measures for Voting on
January 14.
The Rev. M. B.  Parotfnagi.u
be  in  the  city  over  the  wee].
and will speak in the United < h
next Sunday evening.    Mr. Parouna
gian  comes  under   the   auspicea   o
the Near East Relief Fund.    He i:
a  native  of  Syria,  and    \ui<U-v   tin
Terrible  Turk"   during   the   Grea
War, was an eye-witness of that lonj
continued series of horrors which art
without a parallel in modern history
and which have not yet cease.I.    H
is familiar with the territory whicl
is now the scene of conflict betweei
the French  forces and  the war-lik
Dreuse tribesmen, for "he was bori
there."    He has an interesting per
sonality, and tells a story of linusua
human appeal.
Victoria, B.C.
Dec 30, 1025
J. A. Stewart,
Provincial Assessor,
Cranbrook, B.C.
Please convey to tho family and
friends of tho late Mr. Small, Gov-
ernment Agent, my condolences
upon his early demise, Mr. Small's
work was highly regarded by the
.7.   D.   McLEAN.
which B.C.'s share, based on proportionate enlistments, is something
like $200,000. There will be three
members on the commission to administer this fund for this province,
two already having been recommended in thi> persons of Gen. Odium and
('apt, Ian Mackenzie, of Vancouver,
and there is a likelihood that the
third member may he Major Hicks,
lo represent the interior districts.
Comrade Bryant, of Pernio, was
nlso n speaker for a few moments.
He hns been named the Fast Kootenay representative for the province
on the new united veterans' executive body, and like Major Hicks, he
emphasized the necessity for all the
veterans to get into the organization
to strengthen their hand as much as
possible and to allow them to carry
on more effective work.
Mr. Alan Graham and Mr. Frank
Marsh were among those who entertained with songs and stories, and
Comrade Booth was to the fore with
some entertaining numbers, particularly some skits on the recital of the
immortal "Charge of the Light Brigade." T. R. Flett gave some old
time military commands of a couple
of decades ago, nnd Comrade Biggar
iang "The Rose of No Man's Land,"
while Comrade Vickers gave ;ome
clever dances. Bill Johns, the popular steward of the veterans, got an
ovation when he gnve a song as his
contribution to the evening's program, and Comrade .limmie Beattie
gave some recitations that brought
the house down.
The gathering finally broke up part in several political campaigns
about eleven-thirty with the Ringing in charge of the Liberal committee
of the national anthem, and the feel- rooms, nnd on the retirement of N,
ing that thu dinner hud been a big A. Walllnger from the service of the
success from every point of view,     .provincial    government    a#rv,    Mr.
Small was appointed fir-,' a\ acting
gold commissioner and mining recorder, and later, in the spring of
192.'1, he received the appointment
of government agent. He lias filled
this position capably, having a thorough knowledge of the district, and
dcrtook  the   varied   duties  of   his
ts more than others might
have shown, without any physical
handicap to impede them. His position tended to widen his acquaintance throughout the district, and
there are few indeed who have anything but kindly words for his mem-
On the day he was taken with
his sudden illness he had been on a
business trip to Kimberley, this being one of his last undertakings In
mnection with his office.
His kindly and genial disposition
as well known, and his home was
the scene of many enjoyable social
gatherings, the school teachers in
particular frequently assembling in
force there in  a social  way.
He was connected with the Presbyterian Church, and the funeral
erviee will be held there on Saturday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, to be
conducted by Rev. M. s. Blackburn.
Following the service in the church
the Masons will take charge of the
funeral, and at the request ol' Columbia Lodge, No. 88, Lake Windermere, in which the deceased was a
member, the interment will take
place under the auspices of Cranbrook Lodge. The late Mr. Small
was also a member of the Knights of
Pythias and the Native Suns of Cnn-
ada, and the funeral will no doubt
be quite largely attended by representatives of these bodies, lie was
a charter member of the Cranbrook
Gyro Club, and had also been connected with n number of local mining  companies.
The wedding of the late Mr. Small
to the daughter of .Mr. and Mrs.
Murdock McKachcrn of this city,
took place about twelve years ago.
and much sympathy goes out at this
time to Mrs. Small, who had been
keeping such an anxious vigil for the
last three weeks. There is also an
adopted daughter, twelve years of
age, who has made her home with
Mr. and Mrs, Small since infancy.
His cousin, Mr. Enens Small, is well
known in this city, and there are
also three other cousins, who have
been here nt various times.
The figure of the Into Mr. Small
wns a familiar one in the city, nnd
it is difficult for his friends to grnsp
the fact that he hns been taken away
with what seems such a rude suddenness, nnd with so little warning. A
more striking illustration of the
slenderness of the silver thread of
life would bo hard to imagine, and
the shock of it is even at this time,
several days afterwards, only just
beginning to be fully realized.
:  evening  last  the  Mayor
men met in special session
consider several matters requiring
mediate attention. The meeting
is   an   important   one insotar   as
principal business wns the passing
•he by-laws which the council proses placing before   the   electorate
r their consideration at the forth-
| coming    elections.      Those    present
were Mayor Roberts and Aldermen
U  Cameron, Dunlop, Fink, Flowers and
[f McPherson.    At tho meeting was a
}, special  delegation of the  Board  of
Trade, consisting of its president, W.
II. Wilson, and members M. A. Beale,
r. R. Flett, W. R. Grubbe and C. J.
Lit lie.       Before   the   by-laws   wore
hissed, city engineer Eassie expluin-
(1 tn the council and to the members
if Ihe Board of Trade present exact-
y what was proposed in each by-law
o   be   presented.        All   were   given
nreful consideration by the visiting
lelegation and discussed from all angles', with the result that before tho
council passed the by-laws the delegation   indicated   they   would   meet
with their approval when it came to
a matter of endorsing them at the
As explained by the engineer, bylaw No. 201 provides for tho expenditure on the purchase of equipment
lor road and sidewalk making and
maintenance, tho sum of $15,000,
the amount representing what is required to purchase a rock crushing
plant, a road grader, a scarifier, a
10 ton roller, a truck and a pressure
iler, which are thought essential not
only for the work at present pro-
>osed, but as an actual necessity, were
they only used for the ordinary maintenance and smaller projected work.
In answer to a question by Mr. Wil-
ioti it was learned that between $5,-
000 and $0,000 was spent every year
■tn maintenance. This with the present facilities for doing work
practically so much money thrown
av.-ay, and-was equal to four times,
the annual amount to be set aside to
retire the debentures.
With regard to the street work,
the various types of pavement were
di scribed, and the cost of constructing the different street with each was
given. It had been concluded that
tho more permanent types were out
uf the question, and that the crushed
rock macadam was the most practicable in this section. Of the maca-
dam type it was decided that some
streets having heavier traffic a four
inch compacted construction would
bo made, while on others a four inch
loose or 2-% inch compacted depth
would bo used. The streets of heavier pavement were Baker, from Van
Home to Fenwiek, and Louis, from
Van Home to Norbury; while Louis,
from Norbury to Lumsden, and Ed-
Ward, from Van Home to Lumsden,
would be of the lighter construction,
In all 7160 feet. It was felt that
with those streets u*on&, avenues running north and south between them
could be done at other times out of
general revenue. The expenditure
for this work is estimated at $22,-
000  and  is  covered  by  by-law  2G2.
With regard to sidewalks it was
pointed out that tho time had come
when something of a permanent nature had to be done, the old sidewalks
would not bear repairing, and permanent concrete construction was at
the present time beyond the city's
means. The proposal that the council was making was to replace the
very worst now with a construction
• imdiar to that put in on Norbury
Avenue opposite the Park, but intend of cinders, gravel and crushed
rock with oil and crushed stone.
Later, if necessary, concrete could
replace the top dressing. Tho matter
<f the selection of the sidewalks to
be so replaced was left to the engineer. The tentative plan for which
$8,000 is proposed to be spent, covers
6050 feet of 8-foot sidewalk, and
'1000 feet of 4-foot sidewalk. This
was passed as by-law No. 263. After
all the by-laws were considered Individually the unanimous opinion of
the members of the council and the
delegates was that they were in the
best interest of the city and that they
should be presented to the electorate
as read.
In connection with the city's ability to finance the undertaking, it was
pointed out that before any money
would have to be raised to meet the
bonds, other debentures would be retired, so that the millage for debentures would not have to bo raised;
it being explained that $112,000 would
be retired in 1920 and $35,500 in
Crystalizing ns it were the discussion and the action of the council,
the matter would appear aa follows:
The Crembo Club is beginning to
find its feet and a number of very
interesting meetings have been held.
Two speakers have already given
talks before the club. The first
speaker was Mr. Fred Scott, who
gave a most inspiring talk on the
part employed boys can play in tho
life of the community, This was a
most practical talk, and Mr. Scott
hit straight from the shoulder, urging the boys to "play the game" with
their employer, their chums and with
themselves, not to attempt big things
at the start, hut to he willing and
anxious to grew; not to be too eager
to start new things, but to be willing
to co-operate with organizations that
were now doing community work, and
with other service clubs to be willing
to fall in line when called upon to
do so for the best interests of the
community. Ho said that some people think that they are not doing
anything for their town unless they
are able to render financial assist-1
ance. They should not feel this way, I
for very often those who are tho
most valuable members of Boclety are
those who are able to give the least. |
In closing his remarks he said that
ho wished tlie club every success and
was certain that if it lived up to its
bjectlvcs it would be an organization to be reckoned with and counted
upon in any worth while project.
The speaker „f hist Monday's
meeting was Mr. G. .1. Sproull. After
lunch and a couple of good lively
songs had been sung, Murray Mo
Farlane, the president, called upon
Mr. Sproull to give his talk, and in
his usual free and fluent manner
he atilrossot the hoys on Citizenship.
Ho first stated that he was glad to
know that he was limited to 15 minutes, not only for the sake of the
boys, but for his own sake. Too
often a speaker in order to fill in
a certain time got just about as
weary of hearing his own vuice as
did his hearers. He felt, however,
that the subject allotted to him could
not be covered with justice in the
time allowed him, for it not only
concerned ourselves, our town, but
our great country and the Empire of
which we form a part. No man and
no group of people can live to them
selves. He said that some people
are always complaining and going
about as calamity howlers, saying
that everything is going to ffa dog;
Others would not take part in
politics because "politics are rotten."
These people are all wrung, he said,
The country is not going to the had
—there are men in politics today
just as good and just as hones: as
there ever were, and with the very
highest ideals, and because a few-
small fry get in was no reason for
alarm—their day would come. Our
duty is to take an Interest in the.^e
things and to see that only men of
character are at the head of arfair.-.
He said that he was glad to be a
citizen of the British Empire, and
urned all to hold the things of what
this country stood for very dear, and
always be ready to back the men who
are so ably shaping the destinies of
the country. It was time that each
and every fellow has an influence,
and use that influence for the  best
Civic Elections
January 14th
Mayor Roberts Definitely Announces Intention To
Run Again
Who will be mayor of Cranbrook
for 192i>? At the present lime there
is only one contender for the honor
definitely in the field, Mayor Roberts having stated to the Herald that
he will he in the running for next
year. A. .1. Balment has also been
approached by friends to run again,
but has not yet made any definite
decision in the matter, while \V. F.
Cameron, whose name nas ais0 been
suggested again as a possible enndi-
late, is understood to have definitely stated that he will not run this
r. Three aldermen are to be
elected this year. Messrs. Flowers,
Dunlop nnd Genest have run their
one-year term, the remaining aldermen, Messrs, F. M. MacPheraon, J.
P. Kink and .1. 11. Cameron, having
been elected last year for two-year
terms. Of the retiring aldermen, it
is stated thai Messrs. Dunlop and
Genest may not be running again,
on accounl of the difficulty their
urn- on the railway present in attending the council meetings, and
tho committee meetings. Alderman
Flowers' intentions hnve not been
lefinitcly learned, hut there is no
loubt, with many years of alderman-
ic experience behind him. that it
would be acceptable to the large
majority of the ratepayers to have
him run again and he would be as
-ure of a -eat m the event of an
lection as it i« humanly possible to
For the police commission, Mr. A.
hankland's term expires this year,
rul the probability is that he will
be prevailed upon by his supporters
o allow his name to go up for nom-
nation again.
The two retiring school trustees
ure Mrs. F. B. Miles, and W. D. Gil-
roy. Mrs. Mile- has been out of the
city '.hi? week, and so far as can be
learned, she has not yet expressed
her intentions in regard to the matter. Trustee Gilroy is undecided so
far whether he will allow his name
.y s-i up foe nf....i: jiii-n or «.- , find-.
ing himself not able to give the work
all the time he would like to give it.
Along with the election of the
candidates for the various offices this
year will be held the voting on the
three by-laws for roads and streets
purposes, entailing the raising of
$46,000 by debentures, and the purpose of which is explained quite fully in the report of the -pecial meeting of the city council held this
week. Thus there will be an election held in any case, whether the
candidates for office are elected by
acclamation or not.
By-law 261 is for the spending of
$15,000 on road equipment.
By-law 2*>:i is for the spending of
$22,000 on  road construction.
By-law 2t).'[ is for the spending of
$8,000 on sidewalk construction.
Voting will take place on Jan.  1-1,
Points in favor of the by-laws are:
Pernio ha-= saved money by the
use of similiar equipment, which that
city purchased about twelve years
Attempts at repairing the present
roads have shown it to be a waste of
The work outlined to be done next
year is hut the first part of a genera)
plan covering the whole city, but is
that which is considered the most
The same applies also to tho sidewalks. The crushed rock sidewalks
will not have the objectionable features of the ash filled walks, but
are cleaner.
The equipment U considered essential for proper road maintenance.
The city's tax rate will not be
raised, the saving in maintenance
charges being sufficient to pay these
charges. Besides, the retiring of
the debenture will provide free funds.
Business men realize that the
abating of the dust nusiancc alone
is sufficient to warrant the expenditure.
Besides the road by-laws, by-law
No. 200 was passed, covering the
disposal of some city property to private parties. Lot 1, Block 39, was
sold to Geo. R. Leask.
City Clerk Burgess was appointed
returning officer, and Jan. llth, was
named as nomination day and the
Nth as polling day. Nominations
and  polling nt   City  Hall.
The matter of the lighting of the
hoard of trade mineral cuse was left
to the incoming council.
inter-st of the country, the province
and the town. He illustrated the
power   of   influence   by  citing   the
tory of Sodom, how that city would
have been spared if only ten good
people been found within its walls.
Find your nitch, fill your job to the
best of your ability, take an interest
in your town, your province and your
country, and do your best to right
the wrongs of your day, was his
A hearty vote of thanks was given
ioth speakers, and it is hoped that
the club will have the pleasure of
hearing these men  again.
t. Mary'- rhu.rch was the scene
of an event of interest to many people of Cranrook and district when
the weriding took place of Miss
Lucienno Bourgeois, eldest daughtrr
<>f Mr. and Mrs:. Orphir Bourgeois,
of Wycliffe, to Mr. Joseph A. Gali-
peau, of Kellogg,  Idaho.
The ceremony was performed by
Father Murphy in the presence of a
number of the friends nnd relatives
of the contracting parties. The
bridesmaid was Miss Olivine Gali-
peau, sister of the groom, while supporting the groom was Mr. Bruno
Bourgeois, brother of the bride.
Following the ceremony the party
took tho westbound train for Spokane mid other Washington points,
where a two weeks' honeymoon is to
take placo previous to settling down
in their home at Kellogg, where Mr.
Galipeau is engaged in the contract
haulage business in connection with
the mines of Kellogg. Mr. Galipeau
is known to many residents of
Grand Fork-, of which place he was
once a resident.
Minion Band Xmu Parly
The Mission Band of the Baptist
Church had a merry time Wednesday afternoon, it being the occasion
of their annual Chrialmaa party.
Thursday,   December  31st,  1925
(Received Too Lote for Lost Week)
Information is being: sought by the
Provincial Police at Yahk, as to the
present whereabouts and name of the
owner, of the following described
horse; Mare, color bay. age about
seven or eight years, white star on
forehead, white spot on upper lip.
this horse has been on the hills In
the vicinity of Rynn Bridge for the
past two months, but from December
21st, on instructions of the Provincial Police of Yahk, this horse wn!
put into the custody of Mr. Alvin
Burk, rancher of Yahk, B.C., so that
it could be cared for and not allowed
to starve. The owner may get tins
horse by proving same to be hi- property and paytng_feed lull incurred.
Mrs. T. Evjen, of Yahk, lias been
confined toller bom., lor the past
few days, suffering from an attack
on quincy, but is reported to be progressing   favorably.
Mr. McCardy. the school teacher
at Klngsgate, bit Klngsgato Insl
Sunday for bis home town, Salmon
Arm, where lie has accepted i si
lion as -diool teacher for the coining
term. .Mr. McCurdj was very popular with belli young ami obi al
Kingsgale, and bis leaving is grentlj
regretted. It is unknown at the
present time just who will be bi:
.Mrs. Brazington, ihe school teacher ut  Eastport,  U.S.,  has  been   very
busy for Hie past week, preparing
for the big concert.
Mr. and Mrs. Ii. P. Johnson, of
Kingsgate, were i ranbrook visitors
on Friday. _
Last Monday alien n Sgt. Hannah, K.C.M.P., paid a visit of inspec
tion lo ih, Kingsgate detachment
of the  R.C.M.P.
Tin' Sel 1 Concert and Christmas
nee, bold by the Yahk school children, was well patronized and enjoyed
by the residents of Yahk.
Mr. Edle ErlckTon of Yahk, left
last Friday for Calgary, to spend
the Christmas season there with
friend .'
Last Friday the east bound train
through Yahk was held up for about
fifteen minutes with a broken coup-
i ling, a speedy repair being made by
| Hie I rain crew.
Tie' Scl 1 i' oil and Christmas
tree    bold    al    Clenlillj    on    Friday
, won o.   Dec.   Islli.  was  a  splendid
I . nccej     oven   item  on  the  program
! being mil npplnudcd.   There was nt
least   a   dozen   car-   from   Kingsgate.
Eastporl and Yahk, to ibis concert,
which wns followed by an old nine
dance, which »;i thoroughly enjoyed lo all that took pari. The music
ipplied b\ Mr. Lasher, Mr.
llircl,  ami   Carl   Anderson.
Mr Hjort, Mrs. Slonebcrg and
Mr. Foslibne. ,,f Yahk, motored Into
Cranbrook la I Saturday, Dec. 19th,
i„ <t, their Christmas shopping.
\h     Annie McCartney, Miss Syl-
ia  Bnkcr nnd Mr. Archie Mcl.eod,
returned   on   .- j,inlay.   Hee.    III.   lo
,1, ii ,.. nectivu i ics al Yahk, from
cl I   iii  West  Kootcnny.
Mr. .Wis Jepson, tin- well known
wrestler of Yahk, left Sunday. Hoc.
20th, accompanied by bis wife and
.on Paul, lor lleppnor, Ore., whore
Huo will spend Ihe next two months
visiting rolutives._
A very good moving picture show
was given by Mr. Wirkmnn at The
Yahk Hall last Saturday evening, the
main feature bein a Tom Mix film.
Mr. Wiikmaii expects lo give a show
in Yahk every week, daring the coming winter months. Children were
admitted free to the last show, as u
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Aliiy    every    happiness    combine
To moke the New Venr Bright;
And the best of hick upon you shine,
With its most   powerful  light.
Paul Nordgren
|  General Store Yahk, B.C.
To 1926—the year that is coming—a health I    May the New
Year hold for you all that you liked in the old—and
more of it.    May it bring you much that
you would welcome, hut  do not
hope for, thai it may he indued
A Happy New Year.
The New Hotel
Christmas treat.
Mr. and Mrs. Dun Hamilton have
left for Maple Creek, Snsk., to spend
the Christmas season with relatives
wood motored to Cranbrook on Friday evening to attend the ChiisLinas
danco in the Auditorium.
Amonn the young folk motoring
to JafVray on Saturday evening to
attend the dance were Misses Teresa
Helman, Alice Shelborn, Isa Taylor,
Messrs. D, Elderhlng John A. Law-
son, Jaek How, Frank and Tom Fltz-
simnions, Mike Olsen, Jaek Hafstad.
Ole Helman. A. Stevenson and Alee.
The well known Banff Orchestra
will give « dance in the Yahk Mill
Hall a week next Saturday, January
2nd. It is expected that there will
be a large crowd present, as it is a' g''
long time since this well known or-       '" —
ehestra paid a visit to Yahk. juci; Cumberland and Pete Hurry
j*(left on Thursday for JafVray, where
they spent the holidays visiting the
parents of the latter, Mr. and Mr
Yahk   people    are    wondering
Yahk will not again be a busy and
prosperous town in the near future,
as last week a fifteen hundred foot
lineral claim was staked and record-
1   only   three   quarters   of   a   mile
-dm Yahk station, by A. (i. Brown
and F. Duckoff, who state that they
expect to locate a good vein of building   marble,   that   is  very   scarce  in
British  Columbia.    These  men  evi-
tntly intend to work their claim, as
they' have    erected    a    substantial
wv'ntv  by ton  Coot cabin on their
A Turkey Shoot was held by Mr.
Edward Pouerson of Yahk last week,
Mr. H. Murray, camp superintendent,
was one of the lucky winners.
Miss M. Stewart, Miss A. McCartney and Miss H. McCartney, motored
to Kingsgate last Tuesday forenoon.
Mrs. Coffey, of Yahk, aecompan-
ed by her two children, left Sunday,
Dec. 20th, for Wardner to pay a
brief visit to her mother and father
Jas. Marklund, Prop.
Yahk, B.C.
Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Haney this
week received the announcement of
the marriage of their son, Tom, to
Mrs. Taylor, which took place on
Tuesday, December 7th, at Leth
bridge. Announcements were ulso
received by Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Wold,
Mrs. Wold being a sistfer of the
groom. Tom is well known in
Wardner, having visited here with his
parents every summer for the past
.'ven years. Mrs. Taylor also be-
line acquainted with most Wardner-
ites when she spent a month here
visiting the Haney's and Wold's a)
year ugo. The newly-weds will
make their home on the Haney ranch
it Barons, Alta.
Dan Luce left on Monday evening
for Cranbrook, where he had import-
t business to transact before taking the noon train from that town on
Tuesday, for Portand, Oregon, where
he will spent the Christmas holidays.
Dan expects to be away about two
weeks, after which he will return to
his work as filer at the sawmill.
George Maclntyre arrived in
Wardner on Monday for a couple of
.lavs holiday with his sisters, Mrs.
Tony Thompson and Mrs. Wm. Hol-
ton. On Tuesday George continued
his journey to Lumberton, where he
will spend the holidays with his brother, Will, and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Thompson and
sons, Roy and Keith, left on Wed-
nseday for Creator), where they will
spend the holidays with Mrs. Thompson's mother, Mrs. Ed. Repsoner.
Jack Hufstacl arrived in Wardner
on Wednesday from Warland, Montana, and will spend Christmas and
New Year here visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Olsen.
A quiet wedding took place in
Pernio on Tuesday, Dee. 15th, at the
Catholic Church, when Miss Helen
Rader, of Wardner, and Mr. Vincent
Mickey, of Fernie, were united in
marriage, Father Elhman officiating
at the ceremony. The bridal couple
were attended by Miss Elizabeth
Nicholson and Mr. Keith Colton, both
of Fernie, and only the immediate
friends and relatives were present.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Rader, parents of
the bride, journeyed tu Fernie to attend the nuptials, and were accompanied home on Tuesday noon by the
newly-weds, who will make their
home here for the winter. On Tues
day evening a number of friends surprised Mr. and Mrs, Hickey at the
Rader home with a royal charivarie
and dance in celebration.
Mr. A. J. H. Donahoe, of Calgary
arrived in Wardner on Thursday last
to spend the Christmas and New Year
holidays visiting his mother, Mrs.
Donahoe, Sr., and his sister, Mrs.
Vic  Lundbum,  and  his  brother,  S
W. Donahoe.
Charlie Simpson, logging superintendent of the C.N.P. Lumber Co.
logging camps at Skookumchuck, arrived in Wardner on Thursday last
to spend the Xmas season visiting
friends. Mr. Simpson also spent
some days visiting friends in Cranbrook.
Fred I*eard journeyed to Cranbrook on Thursday afternoon and
spent Christinas Day as a guest of
Mr. and Mrs. Burgess, returning
Friday evening.
Little Frieda Daye is a patient in
St. Eugene Hospital, Cranbrook, suffering an ubcess on her cheek, which
required lancing by Drs. Green and
MacKinnon. Latest reports from
the hospital state the wound to be
healing rapidly and Frieda expects
to be able to return home within a
few days.
Jaek Hafstad, or Warland, Montana, left on Sunday for his home
there, after spending the Christmas
holidays with his grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Olsen.
Miss Grace Taylor spent Sunday
visiting friends in Wardner, taking
the evening train on Sunday for her
home in Fernie.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Haney and
daughter of Bull River, spent the
Christmas holidays in Wardner visiting Mrs. Haney's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Theo. Thompson.
The baby son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Greep is critically ill at his home with
what is feared to be a had attack of
pneumonia. At this time Mr. and
Mrs. Creep are considering the
baby's removal to St. Eugene Hospital. Cranbrook.
Mr. Pat Maclntyre, of Waldo, arrived in town on Thursday to spend
the festive season with his duughters,
Mrs. Tony Thompson and Mrs. Wm.
Harry and Sam Thompson, Jack
Dow, Jack Hafstad and Karl East-
Hurry. The boys returned to Wardner on Sunday evening last.
The Christmas Turkey spread its
splettdiflirioiis essence at n number
of Wardner homes this week. Among
the hosts who gave dinner parties in
honor of the festive season were Mr.
and Mrs. Theo. Thompson, Mr. and
Mrs. Alec. Dave, Mr. and Mrs. Tony
Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Vic. Lund
bum, Mr. ami Mrs. Geo. Renlek, .Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Thompson, Mr. and
Mrs. Fred  W.unie.
Mr. Harvey Fltxslmmons and sons
Frank and Tom were business visitors to Cranbrook between trains on
Thursday Inst,
Almost all of the regular crews
of the sawmill are busily employed al
the sawmill nowadays at the work of
repairing, which is being hurried
along in an effort lo get the work
completed in order that the sawmill
may again start cutting as soon ns
possible. Repairs are expected to
take about three weeks and it is
planned that the sawmill will again
start cutting lumber about January
16th. The planing mill closed down
on Thursday evening for the holiday
week and tn allow of stock-taking
before the New Year. This completes one of the best years' work
for the pinner for some years past,
not having lost a day except on account of bad weather. Orders continue to pour in and the planer expects to be busy again, running to
full capacity I'ler the New Year.
Mrs. Shelborn, Sr., of Erickson,
Man., arrived in Wardner on Wednesday of lasl week, to .join her son,
Emil, and family, and her daughter,
Miss Alice Shelborn, who is employed
in J. Martinos' store. .Mrs Shelborn
will make her home here for the
Several new cases of measles have
been reported in Wardner this week.
This news will not he greeted very
enthusiastically by the mothers of
Wardner, as chicken pox is also still
rampant in our town, this malady
seeming to bring down a new set of
victims every few weeks.
The announcement made this week
by Mrs. A. Anderson, of the section
house, that she will discontinue her
dairy business after January first,
has set the housewives hunting up a
new milkman. As most of the other
milkmen of Wardner have but small
herds of cow-, unless they add to
them there might he but a slim
chance of obtaining milk.
Arthur Welsford  left
evening for a couple
ks' holf-
knwin, Sask., where lie will spend
day in Calgary. Albert Munn also
left on Sunday evening for Wetas-
a couple of weeks visiting his mother.
Mrs, John Neilson, on her ranch.
Miss Jennie Eastwood and her brother. Earl Eastwood, left on Sunday
evening's train fur their home in
Vulcan, Ata., after spending the past
month here visiting their sister, .Mrs.
Geo. Renick.
Mr. MacKonzie, who is superintending the work on the river by
the mill, returned on Sunday evening, after spending the holidays with
his   family  in   Cranbrook.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Storey journeyed to Cranbrook on Sunday to pay
a visit to their son, Alvin, who is a
patient in St. Eugene Hospital.
Harold Anderson is on the sick
list this week, bis place on the milk
route being filled by Nets Moborg
during his illness.
As the kiddies are already planning it is three hundred and sixty-
odd days until Christmas and the
excitement is over for this year. It
is tiow time to plan out those famous New Year resolutions which we
are lucky if we are able to keep for
a month or so. without bothering
about the rest of the vear.
No Election  In Fernie
From all appearances there will b
no municipal election in Fernie this
year. We understand that the mayor
and all the aldermen have signified
their willingness to stand again for
1020, and as the present regime has
rendered such splendid service it is
hardly likely that there will be any
opposition. We also understand that
Wm. Gates and Wm. Barraclough,
the retiring school trustees, will also
again be candidates for re-election.—
Fertile Free Press,
Change Time of Session
Premier Oliver's announcement
that in future sessions of the Legislature will be held in the Spring is
accepted with approval. Unable to
dispose of the business of the House
in seven or eight weeks, the government will call the House together
early in the New Year hereafter,
when there will be no room left for
the criticism that last-minute legislation was rushed down so that the
House would rush everything in order to get home for Christmas and
thus save the government much em-
harras.-im nt.
Sherman   Back   In   Fernie
Wm. Sherman is bnck in the city
again afler giving bond to appear at
Calgary as malerial witness in a case
of mob violence committed some few
months go. Mr. Sherman says lie was
not arrested for contempt of court,
but the authorities were afraid he
intended to go to the U. S., and
bound him over to appear at the (rial.
He says that he intended to go to the
U.S., but that it will be a year before
he will he able to gel over.—Fernie
Free  Press.
ly three-masted vessel ploughed her
way into the haze.
The ferry threads its way among
islands, some small like elephant's
backs, others more considerable,
striated by glaciers, crowned with
pines, carpeted with bright mosses,
Clipper colored bracken, and with auburn-stemmed arbutus trees hanging
at the water's edge,
Countless gulls, crows and wafer-
fowl of different species hung about
the masses of drifting kelp, or sped
away across the bows of the ship.
Ore as   island  and   Roche   Harbor
e the only stopping places. Both
are bright with well kept gardens and
neal buildings. The latter place is
devoted to the cement industry, and
the wnrf was piled high With barrels
for export
Dusk fell; the sea hecami
Some dark Idols Indicating
'ape or island, a plu-polnl
gleaming under lowering eli
all that could be seen. All
We landed at Sydney without delay or trouble, and in half an hour
were entering Victoria.
Here ended our journey. The
land part covered 700 miles. The
route lay by way of Spokane, Ellens-
burg, Falls City, Everett, Mount
Vernon and Anncortes, It is a route
to be heartily recommended.
Each individual of our party, on
being invited to recall any circumstances of Importance that had been
overlooked in this narrative, had nothing more relevant to contribute
than the excellence of (he lunch
boxes supplied by the Davenport Hotel; the presence of a fool hen, a
grouse, and a dog carrying a duck,
at different points on the road. The
one who came oil' the worst was the
poor dog, whose share of hotel hospitality was confined to the various
■ choppy.
a distant
of light
•uds, was
else was
Our last peaceful contemplation of
Cranbrook, on the eve of our journey
to Victoria, showed the northern
lights pencilling the clear dome of
the sky with lemon colored rays, and
the dark summits of the Rockies,
itretchlng towards the horizon.
October 20th dawned on a characteristic fall day, the sun filtering
through a soft haze, the air chill and
bracing. Even toned shoulders of
Ihe mountains came into view and
laded. White-barked cotton woods
and beeches, scattered among the
pines, made a color scheme of delightful harmony.
Moyio lake, still as glass, full of
ii   chaotic   reflections,   resembled
Turnoresque landscape.
It was pleasant to see Hie old city
i isiiig again from its ashes, and gangs
of men once more at work on the
celobroted St.  Eugene Mine.
Our contentment was destined to
receive a shock. Some obscure dis-
otder began to possess our car. Under skilled hands it appeared to be
soon set to rights, but once clear of
assistance the trouble returned.
Before reaching Sand Point we had
lo send back for help. Coming into
Spokane we stalled a few feet from
a level-crossing, and again a few
feet on the other side, Three mornings running we started full of hope
and promise, only to be ignominiously
stalled by the wayside in the end.
On the third day at noon, outwardly calm, we pulled into the garage
of one Gus Hanson, of Reardon,
Wash., and secured the services of
the herculean mechanic: him, we encouraged to recruit his strength, clear
his mind of any civil or religious
bias that might possess him, and
then, with the largest hammer in the
shop, inch by inch, piece by piece,
io smash the car to atoms. Nothing
mattered any more to us, we explained, but simply to locate that
uble; that done, wo were perfectly reconciled to walk the rest of the
We watched the disciple of Vulcan,
looking out the weakest spot in the
anatomy of the car, gloating in anticipation of his first smashing blow.
To goad him into frenzy, we persuad-
d him to dismantle the vacuum tank,
Ithough   it   had   been   done   three
imes already on the journey.
While his head was inside the car,
we bid his wrench, and even thought
of taking advantage of his defenee-
b ss position with a pin. But nothing
could disturb his impurtable demeanour. •     ,
Our disappointment became changed to wonder, as our amiable giant,
after spinning off an infinity of bolts
and screws, proceeded to trim a nice
new gasket, and then spirit the whole
wreckage into place, with the air
of one who has solved a cross-word
Expressing the opinion that he was
not sure if he had done any good,
but that we hail better "try it out,"
he dismissed us. Something of the
large man's quiet confidence, as he
stood under his spreading chestnut
tree, began to inspire us.
At If p.m., with 18G miles seperat-
ing us from Ellenshurg, we gave the
rest of the lunch to the dog, placed
a memorandum in the empty thermos bottle in case we perished in the
wilds uf the Cascades, and set out
to do or die.    It was some time be
fore our confidence was fully restored.
We descended to the Columbia
river  by a winding road, the lights
of the car illuminating the sheer
dill's. The swirling waters were dimly lit by a few shore lights.   To us
it seemed an eerie and Styx-like ex
A comfortable night at Ellensburg
put  us  into  the best  of spirits  for
the crossing of the Cascade mountain*.
The ordinary mortal, after admiring  the  undeniable  beauty   of   the
mountains, lakes and camp grounds,
falls   back  upon   a  computation   of
the timber in board measure, the per
(outages of pine, fir and cedar; ot
ventures  a   guess  at   the  geological
formation uf the rocks,
Children, more romantically, people  the  forest with strange beasts,
fairies and giants, and see the pinnacles   of   the   up-raised   summits
crowned     with     turretted     castles.
This is to get the most fun out of
the journey.
The  road  was streaked with  the
shadows of the huge bordering trees.
Water-falls, lakes, streams, and the
occasional   disclosure of some  vast
peak, lit with the evening sun, held
us spellbound each mile of the way.
We spent the night at Mount Vernon.    Whether this is really a noisy
place,  or  the  state  of  our  nerves
made it so appear to us, the train
moved  with the stunning toll of a
church bell, and the raucous squawk
of ears helped to rouse us early.
The remaining  IS miles lo Ana-
eortes  is easy going.       The  ferry
proved to be a substantial craft.
There is always a fascination  in
the first glimpse of the sea.    True
we had got a glimpse of it at Everett, but now we could contemplate it
at our leisure.
Gulls flapped and dived, and filled
the air with their cries.    The wind
was   fresh,  salt  and  moist.     Small
craft bobbed at anchor or plied about
the harbor.   In the distance a state-
boggan, and only a tandem hitch
will be used. Each team will be made
up of five dogs, the winner to be
decided on the best time made.
Following is a statement of ore received at the Trail Smelter fur the
period December Ktli lo December
llth inclusive:—
Alamo,  Alamo  	
Lucky .liiu. Rosbervy
Silversmith. Snndon
Allonby Copper Co. Allot
Grnnito, Tnghum 	
Merrill, Coylo
Hell. Bcnvonloll
Corinth, Alamo
Duthlo, Smlthora
Silversmith! Snndon
Whitewater, Rotallack
Bluebell, Rlomlcl
Imperial, Rock Creek
Lucy Jim, Rosobory
Monitor, Three Forks    .
Knob Hill, Republic, Wn
McAllister, Three Porks .
Quilp, Republic, Wn. .
Company   Mines 	
Change, in the Pa. Dog Derby.—
A new race will take place of The
Pas 200 mile dog derby next year,
it has been announced by the Dog
Derby Association. The new race
will only be loll miles, and will be
extended over a period of three days,
the teams racing 50 miles each day
over a circular course of six or eight
mile laps marked out on the Saskatchewan River. In addition to the
purse, a special cash prize will be
given for the team making the fastest time each day. It is planned to
hold The Pas annual bonspiel nnd
hockey tournament on the same days,
the dates not having been finally decided upon yet, but will in all prob-
ibility be announced very shortly.
Besides the 150 mile race, a freight
race of 10 miles each day for three
days will he staged. One hundred
pounds  will  he  carried on  each  to-
Total Ions  10,417
December 15th to 21st
Alamo, Alamo          53
Standard,   Silverton          40
Silversmith, Snndon       FcJ
Ailenby, Allonby     Hill
Bluebell, Rlondel   1121
Cork Province, Zwieky       44
Imperial,  Rock  Clock      47
Lucky dim. Zlncton 418
Ruth Hope, Snndon   120
Combination, Greenwood      0
Huthie, Smlthers     27
Dunvegnn, Flat Creek       7
Paradise, Lake Windermere      117
Standard, Silverton      40
Silversmith, Snndon      00
Knob Hill, Republic, Wn  116
McAllister, Three Forks      60
Company Mines   7.'18li
Total Tons   111:114
Win. Prize For Bravery
A prize of $1,110(1 offered by a Chicago publication for a deed of bravery, conies to Canada for the first
time. J. B. Partridge, fireman on
the Canadian Pacific Railway, on the
run between Calgary, Altn., and
Field, B.C., is to receive the reward
for saving the lives of five men who
were in danger from a huge rock
and mud slide on the Field Hill, August 21 last.
"asy Lessons in -
(Author of "Ferguson on eduction Bridge"
CuuyriMlit 1VJS by Hoylc, Jr.
In a precedlr.i; article it was sug*
gested tkit :i jju.-kI way to Improve
one's game was to put the expert "under the lens" at every Ci .c tunityand
carefully examine ana matvze his methods of bidding and play. The following
hand is a fine example of how the expert
handled a difficult but not unusual rii i-
atiun. It was rubber game and YZ \u-re
no score and All were 20. Z dealt and
bid one no-trump, A doubled and Y.tlic
expert, held the following hand;
Hearts— 10, 9, 6,1
Clubs —8,6,3
Diamonds — K, 7
Spades—10, 8, 4, 3
It was a hand with which practically
every player, expert or oi bitwise, would
have passed with the thouffllt, "Well,
here gues ^anie ami rubber,'7 but nut so
Hearts—K, 7,4
Clubs- tj.J.7
Diamonds   -A, 8, 2
Spade.- -K, J, 9, 2
: A
II :
:\::h Y. He had courage and itn.ie.itia-
'.! ii. He reasoned that by bidding tun
no-trump, he could block B from bidding two ol ;i BUtt that In: would probably make nnd thus score e,ame ami
rubber. Unless B had an unusually good
hand, he would probably not be able tn
bid three uf a suit or double the two
no-trump bid. If he did bit! three of a
suit, it would be just one trick harder
to yet ami, therefore, give YZ just thai
much better chance to save game. It' ll
passed,'/. also would undoubtedly pass
and A would be bluffed bom further
bidding. It was a bold bid and w<ll
tliouubt out. II happened to have a
good hand, however, so bid three hearts
and all passed. The hands uf all four
players arc as follows;
Hrarts — Q, J, 8, .1
Clubs A, K, lo,«)
DIa ids   -9,6,4
Spades      0,5
llcaitH-    A, 5
Clubs    -5,4,2
Diamonds-   o, 1,10, 5,3
Spades-- A, O, 7
In the play of tlir hand, 7. ntwied the
(pireii of diamonds and Ii- ami his
partner made live iriclis, two hearts,
tWO diamonds ami one spade Mick. On
the next hand, YZ made game and
rubber nn Y's courage and daring received a proper reward.
The expert is continually striving to
Improve his gume, One of the best ways
to accomplish this result is by eliminating chance whenever possible. In the
old days if your partner bid one no-
trump and you hud good support, you
let htm play no-trunin evrii though VOU
had a good suit bid. Under tho modern
system of bidding, distribution means
just as mm Ii to the OXpei t .is high cards.
If his partner bids no trump, he now
considers Ins hand not only for high
cards but also (or distribution, If hi i
hand contains a singleton or a void suit,
experience has shown that a suit bid
prodm es mm h better results than the
no-trump, Kor example, take the following hand:
Hearts —J, 9, 2
Clubs —6, 2
Hearts —6, 5
Clubs —A, Q, 10,9,7,5
Diamonds- - 7
Spades —A, J, 9, 5
Diamonds —Q, 1,10,6,4
Spades -
Hearts — K, Q, 10, 7
Clubs—K, 8,3
Diamonds   - K, 9, 5,3
Spades — 6, 2
Hearts —A, 8, 4, 3
Clubs  -J, 4
Diamonds — A, 8, 2
Spades —(J, 10,8,4
No score, rubber panic. 7. dealt, bid one
nu-trump and A passed. Under the old
system Y would nave passed and let /
play the hand at no-trump. A would
have opt ned hlsquecn of diamonds and
/ would have made but two no-trunip.
Y. however, was an expert, one of the
modem type who is afway.i trying to
improve his name. He had noted that
with a hand distributed fi-4-2-1, a suit
bid always produced better results, lb,
therefore, bid two clubs and made five
Odd. losing only one club and one heart
trick. It is a fine example of modern
bidding anil of a sound take out of parl-
ner'a no-trump bid with a minor tuit. Thursday,   December  31st,   1925
All of us are wishing for all
of you the happiest and most
prosperous year you have ever
Western Cafe
— Under New Management —
Food Pure :: Prices Reasonable
Van Home St., Opp. Depot
Hail I   Hail I   Hail I
Three    cheers    for    the    brand
New Year.
And  along with  the  cheers
May our sentiment ring clear—
May   you   know   only   joy   this
City Bowling
X. Htildener Under Veneila
Happy  New  Year to  All
That the year bring great prosperity, that you shall know no
adversity—that every clay in the
New Year shall cast new blessings in your path, this wc wish
to you when we say, "Happy
New Year All."
City Transfer
W. E. Worden Phone 66
-—that the unpleasant things of
1925 be forgotten—that the pleasant ones only be remembered—■
that we start 1926 with sincere
good wishes for all—and that wc
shall strive to be worthy of your
good will and continued patronage.
City Bakery
F. Bellinger
Hanson Ave.
TO   THE   NEW   YEAR—102r>
Here's tn a happy New Year!
May Yuletidc joys l«c thine
And may (he Best of Luck
upon    you    shine—
Throughout    the   coming   year!
Canadian Cafe
J. Uyematsu, Yan Home St.
Hail  to  1926
We hope that New Year's Day
will be a happy one for all—and
that each succeeding day will he
merrier and brighter than the one
before. We wish you in every
sense of the word—"A Happy
New Year."
B. Weston
Baker St.
That the New Year be a most
happy one. that it may contain
fur you all that you desire, and
much more; that wc may continue
to merit your valued and appreciated patronage—are our sincere
hopes  for 1926.
Hardware Merchants,   Baker St.
For our success of tile past
year—which we owe to the
good will and patronage of
our friends—we are thankful.
Eor your success in 1926, and
that we may merit the support
accorded us in the past is our
N'cw Year Wish.
E. A. nn
Men's Furnishing
Joyous  \>w  year
Wc thank our friends for the
happiness they gave us in 1925—
in permitting us to serve them.
"Happy New Year" to all our old
patrons, and many new ones to
come, is our cheery greeting.
T. K. Futa
Yan Home St.
At ilii. season we extend to all
"iir pupils, parent- and friends,
best wishes for the coming year,
coupled with the hope that it will
prove a happy and prosperous "tie.
anil for a continuance of the pleasant relations uf the past, along
with wider relationships in the future.
Bruce Robinson
Teacher of Pianoforte
With sincere hoj^s that 3926
will bring t" you Happiness,
Health. Prosperity, and that your
cup of cheerfulness be filled to
Enjoy your  New  Year's  Dinner
at The Hex Cafe
The Rex Cafe
May the New Year bring you
happiness, may it make up to you
in full [or any unhappiness 1925
might have brought you—may it
make your life fuller—and be in
truth A Happy  New  Year.
Phone 63 Van Home St. PAQB  POUR
Thursday,   December  31st,   1925
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THURSDAY,  DECEMBER  31st,   1925
IT SEEMS quite appropriate that at this season
of the year the news should go all over the
world that the treaty of Locarno, which lias just
been signed by the biggest nations of Europe,
to he put into effect, and so help to make very
real the plea heard every Yulettde for "Peace on
Earth, goodwill towards men." This treaty, which
is another triumph of British diplomacy, puts into
etTect the principles which the armistice treaty signed at Versailles enunciated seven or eight years ago,
and is a real step towards international amity. The
big nations are pledged to respect the right* of one
another, tn keep their boundaries inviolate, and t»>
refer any question which is beyond amicable treatment to arbitration. It is described as ensuring
the peace of the world for another hundred years or
so, and if it brings peace among the nations for the
future, then it will nut be in vain that the Christmas
message will have been sung this year.
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PERHAPS it was almost loo much to hope that
the by-election at Pagot in Quebec recently
would register anything but Liberal as formerly.
It is true that the majority was not large by which
the seat was held, and tins has now been cut down
t<> a slimmer margin still, but outside of the government's announced intention to retain office,
which in itself is a controversial matter, there has
been no pronouncement as to policy upon which the
people might want to decide the issues. There was
a smaller margin declared for the government in
almost every portion of the riding, and if it means
anything ii means that even in ultra-Liberal Quebec,
where that party has  long had things  their own
way, there is a weakening of sentiment evidenced
in the refusal of the electorate to declare a safe majority for the government. Mocs this not bear out
the feeling that Liberalism all over the country at
present is a waning force and that the only vestige
of right it has in retaining office i^ the situation in
Quebec, where the province has not yet swerved
from the line of thought it assumed at the lime when
the exigencies of the war situation made it necessary to impose conditions which proved onoroiis for
Quebec, and which expressed itself very plainly in
the election as a result of which the Union government of that time   was swept out of office?
AX issue of local stock that is not in very great
demand just now is shares in the Cranbrook
Curling Rink Co.. the holding company of the new
rink built last year. Ii is stated lhat of the matters
the company will have to consider soon is not so
much the hire of a man for ice making, but the
installation of an artificial ice plant. One effect
of the mild weather has been that fewer happy
homes have been disrupted by the restiveness lhat
always overtakes papa just al the time of the curling season, and makes his faithful wife feel there
must be an affinity at ihe rink. A good many
children have not yet go! used to having father at
home when he is usually away curling, and the
dashing lads and flapper girls,'who have usually
found pleasing diversion on their skates just at ibis
season are still going to the movies.
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THE great masculine problem at this time of year
is what to do with the wearing apparel that
Santa Clans left for the menfolk on the Christmas
tree, but which had of necessity to be left to the
choice of friend wife, or perhaps the sister or aunt
from away off, or maybe from one's own well-
intentioned children. Unfortunately the best of intentions don't make the task of wearing some
starllingly iucongrotis article of wearing apparel
any easier, and many an ordinary man becomes a
hem us he bravely dons a crossword shirt or
King Tut sweater, ami puts on over it a particularly
jazzy lie, feeling all ihe time as comfortable as if
he were wearing a garment of camel's hair next
his skin. The only consolation man has al this linn-
is that in his figurative misery he has lots of
The funeral of the lute John Edward Beaton took pluec on Thursday afternoon last, and he was laid
to rest amid many manifestations of
regret, particularly from the fraternities in the city with which he had
been  connected.
The funeral arrangements were in
the hunds of the Masonic lodge, and
after the service held in the Presbyterian Church the lodge took complete charge. Deceased hud been a
member of Knox Church, and the remains were taken there and reposed
in front of the pulpit, surrounded
by the flowers which had been sent
as mute tokens of remembrance from
friends of the family, here and elsewhere. Rev. M. S. Blackburn, pastor of Knox Church, conducted a
simple but impressive service, when
well known hymns were sung, and
in his address made some appropriate
personul references to the deceased
from the contuct he had made with
him, and based also on the degree
of estimation in which the late Mr.
Beaton had been held by his many
In the body of the church were
seated a good representation from
the Masonic lodge, and behind them
sat a body representative of the Odd
Fellows' lodge, who had also assembled to pay their last tribute to
a deceased brother. At the conclusion of the service, the casket was
opened, and members of the orders
attending, and the friends who were
present were privileged to file past
and look for the last time upon the
features of the friend whose passing,
if it was not altogether unexpected,
hud still come with the shock that
the realization of death inevitably
brings ut the last, und against which
human nature cannot entirely steel
A cortege of considerable length
escorted the remains to the cemetery
for interment, and in addition to the
Masonic and Odd Fellows' members
in regalia, the six pull beurers escorting the hearse wore the red
chequered scarfs: of the Royal Arch
Masons, being members of Rocky
Mountain Chapter, of which the deceased limi also been u member, nnd
under whose auspices ho had wished
the lust rites for himself to he conducted. Those acting in this capacity were Messrs, A. A. MacKinnon,
W. E. WoiJen, D. Burton, A. Atkinson, W. J. Flowers und A. Shank-
la Ad.
At the cemetery, with the masons
ranged round the open grave, E, T.
Cooper, master of the lodge, read
the impressive funeral service given
to members buried under auspices of
the lodge, and the grand honors were
given. A portion of the service of
committal was also read by A. A.
MacKinnon, for the Chapter, and ut
the last, members of the lodges assembled filed past the grave and
dropped in their little sprays of evergreen for remembrance. The Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, in
which the deceased wus also a member, wai represented quite numerous-
ly in the membership of the other
lodges  which  attended  the   funeral
n a body.
The group of family mourners included, in addition to the widow, und
her only son, Robert, Miss Elliott,
of Fernie, tin old friend of Ihe family, and Miss P. Paul, of this city,
who has also been a close friend of
the family. A sister of the deceased,
Mrs. Waldon Greene, of Hazelcliffe,
Sask., was not able to be present for
the funeral.
Many genuine expressions of regret have been heard at the passing
of the lute Mr. Beaton, which termiiv
ated a long struggle which he had
made to regain his health. His
kindly disposition, and normal cheerfulness made him well liked, and
there were none of those who were
glad to call him friend that did not
feel particularly conscious that his
friendship was of the genuine kind
thut would last through the years.
These friends united in extending
their sympathy to the relatives whose
Christmas had heen darkened by his
J. A J.J.J. J. J. J. J. J.-*. J. J. J. .«. J, jl .A.«. .*. J. -*-.». ■■■.«
The annual banquet of the firemen
was held at the fire hall on Wednesday evening, when the members
of the fire department and their
invited guests enjoyed a pleasant
Rev. A. W. Smith, and daughter,
of Wilmer, passed through the city
on Thursday on their way buck to
Windermere, ufter spending the
Christmas holiday at their home at
Proctor, Kootenay Luke,
On Wednesday the body of Mrs.
Hazel Nelson, wife of Mr. Earl Nelson, of Chapman Camp, wus shipped
to Kuslo for interment. The lute
Mrs. Nelson hud been seriously ill
since the middle of December, when
she gave birth to a baby daughter
at the Kimberley Hospital. The
funeral took place at Kaslo on
Thursday afternoon.
A still was unearthed recently in
the   Kootenay  Orchards  district   by
Corporal   Wilson, of the   U.C.M.P.,
and last  week   Amlro   and   Sophie
I.indekl,   on   whose   premises   illicit
operation   of manufacturing the  liquor   was   being   curried   out,   were
arrnniged   before   Mugistrute   John
Leu.sk.    The still nnd a quantity of
the liquor which had been mode were
seized.    Both  the  accused   pleaded
guilty to the charge of making liquor
on  their premises,  und the  woman
was sentenced to pay a fine of $200
and  costs,   and  three  months  bus^
ponded sentence, or in  default six
1 months hard  labor, while  the  husband was fined $200 and costs and
one month in jail, or in default six
months   in   jail.   The   cases   were
prosecuted by W. A. Nisbet, ncting
for the department of Customs and
Excise.    The accused paid fines and
costs    aggregating   $4?r>    into    the
court.    The liquor they were manufacturing is described as being particularly potent stuff, which was dispensed at  drinking parties  held  at
the ranch from time to time.
The Crippled Children's *
Sun Home %
By Mn. Henneuy.
The site chosen for the B. C.
children's solarium has the most
equable climate in Northern America,— no extremes of temperature,
never n heat prostration, never zero
weather, with a maximum of sun
shine—so that gradually the children
will go the year round clad only in
hats, shorts and shoes. You remember we were told in our childhood to
get up early in the morning nnd get
the benefit of the morning sun. The
sun-rays from sunrise until ten
o'clock increases the amount of iron,
iodine, phosphorus and calcium in
the blood, preventing such diseases
as tubercolosis, goitre ami unemiu.
It is the eastern sun that gives off
these curative rays and it is these
rnys shining on the nude bodies of
the children that actually rebuild
the wasted, crippled or twisted parts.
The little crooked backs become
straight, stiffened parts supple, and
■ ted muscles firm and round, with
their exposure to sunlight nnd air
combined with sea bathing, suitable
exercise, and careful diet, all under
professional supervision.
The outlying towns are ull working
energetically to raise funds for this
cause and getting a generous response, though somewhat set back
on account of Christmas trees and
yuletide festivities. Miss Upett, for
Kootenay Orchards, has handed in
$3.25; Lumberton, in the efficient
hands of Mrs. Jacobson, has already
turned in §80.00, with promise of
more. Reports from the different
towns will be published weekly, in
these columns.
All ladies interested in the formation of a Ladies* Aid Society for the
St. Eugene llopsital, are asked lo be
present   at   the   council   chamber   in
the city hull, at 8,80 on the afternoon of Friday, Jumiary 15th. At
this meeting the formation of on
organisation of this kind will pro*
with,   and   officers   will   I*
ard St. is now completed and will be
occupied by Alex, (the barber), well
known as a first class artist,
Mr. and Mrs. E. Mursden entertained a number of friends at a party
Saturday evening. A very enjoyable
time was spent by all present.
.Miss McKay, teacher of music, and
v sister, who has been spending u
lew days in town, left for Waldo the
end of the week to spend the Xmas
holidays there.
Friday, January Ut, 1926
NEW YEAR;—The Lord bless thee,
and keep thee.    The Lord make his ^
face shine upon thee, and be gracious ] M[. FanklimH un.ived home from
unto thee. The Lord lift up his, Calgary this week, having attended
countenance upon thee, and give thee ' the funeral of his mother. Mr. Funk.
peace.-Numbors  5:  24-2U. I hanel is now on the sick list, being
1 „ „  , confined to his bed.
Saturday, January 2nd. 	
+    +    + I     The   Oddfellows'   Hall   is  nearing
HOW  TO  OVERCOME  EVIL:—  completion and certainly puis forth
Be kindly uffectloned one lo nnothei
with   brotherly   love;   in   honor   ore
rniponso to
man evil for evil, Provide things
honest in the sight of all men. Be
not overcome of evil, Inn overcome
vil with good.- Romans 12: 10, 17,
+   -h   +
Sunday, January 3rd
(11 VINO  AND GETTING;- -Give,
and it shall be given unto you; good
measure, pressed down, ami shaken
tber, und running over, shall men
give Into your bosom. For with the
ante measure thai ye mete withal
it shall be measured to you again.—
Luke «::1K.
-r + +
Monday, January 4th
FRUITAGE OP SECRET PRAYER:—But thou, when thou pmyoat,
enter into thy closet ,aml when thou
hast shut thy door, pray to they
Father which is in secret; and thy
Father which scetli in secret shall
reward thee openly. For your Father knoweth what Ihings ye have need
of, before ye ask him.—Matt. *>: <I, S.
+   +   +
Tuesday, January 5th
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things
are true, whatsoever things are hon-
ste, whatsoever things aie just, whatsoever things are pun', whatsoever
things are lovely, whatsoever things
are of good report; if there be any
praise, think on these things.—
Fhilippians 4: 8.
■r    -r    +
Wednesday, January 6th.
The steps of a good man are ordered
by the Lord.—Psalm !17: 2U.
+   +   +
Thursday, January 7th.
HOW TO GET ON:—Ask, and it
shall he given you; seek, ami ye shall
find.—MatthewT: 7.
4>*44>+*+++******* *********
C. A. Foote was a Cranbrook visitor Monday night,
Geo. Smith, of Moyle, spent a few
hours in town on Monday.
Mr. Barton spent Xmas at Fernie,
returning home on Monday.
Mr.  and  Mrs. John Monison left
Monday for a holiday trip to Calgary.
Two of the staff of the Bank of
.Montreal are down with the measles.
Jas. and Bob Ewing spent
ut Cranbrook, returning home
Mel I
from ;
O'Brien  returned  thh
two   weeks'   visit   to
Miss Diebolt, of the teaching stall',
pent a few days in Cranbrook this
Dr. Green, of Cranbrook, made a
professional call in town Sunday
Mrs. Matson, of Spokane, spent a
week in town, the guest of Mrs. F.
Mr. Brady, of the Bnnk of Montreal, is taking a two weeks' holiday
at the Coast.
Mrs. Paterson, of Cranbrook, was
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Aid-
ridge over Xmas.
Miss Campbell, of Hosmer, is visiting with relatives in town during
the Xmas holidays.
Mrs. Halpin nnd young daughter
were nble to leave the hospital and
pend Xmas at home.
After an absence of several
months, Win. Wills returned home
from  Butte for Xmas.
Measles are still going strong in
town, the older people as well as the
young ones being victims.
Miss Kerr and Mr;
f Mrs. Jas. F.vans, a
manse over the Xmin
l fine appearance,   A ball like tbi
s bo much needed in town and will
■erlainly  be  well  patronized.
A large number of prettily arranged dinner parties were given
dining the Xmas week, and many of
the young men who were away front
I heir dlneretil homes were made
happy on (hat day.
Mrs. But'dett, of Kaslo, was called
to Kimberley Monday, owing to the
dangerous condition of her daughter,
Hazel (Mrs. Nelson), at the Kimberley Hospital. Friends of Mrs. Nelson
sincerely wish her a speedy recovery.
Mi's. T. E. Slingsbv and son, How-
'   arrived in town Insl  week  from
(he   guests   of   Mr.
and Mr
gent's d.
mil  ai-
IC. Marsdeu, also with Mr
y,   who   is   manager   of   the
irlment at (he Mark Creek
Another coasting hill is being prepared by the CM. & S. Co. and
others, for the use of the children
in town, to be electrically lighted.
Parents are asked to keep their children from sliding on the streets,
there having been some near accidents of late, and these should be a
warning lo all mothers before it Is
too  late.
The affair at the Union Church for
Ihe children and members of the
congregation on the 2Ilrd was well
attended. The program was thoroughly enjoyed and spoke well for
thoso who had the affair in hand.
Each child was presented with a gift
and a box of candy and nuts, and
many little tots returned home happy-
.;..;..;..;..;..;..;..;..;..;..;..;..;..;..;. .;..;..> * *.;. * ••• ** *
(Received Too Late for Lnst Week)
Alex  Yager,  Harry  Ireland. I
First Class, Girls.—Winnie Fisher,
Opal Quick, Helen Marunchak, Edith
Clark, Edyth  Butler.
Special prize—Phyllis Staples and
Mona  Butler;
Second Class, Boys.—Ivan Fisher,
i Maxwell Butler, Victor Marunchak,
I Frank Charters, Walter Charters,
John l'amer, Billy Tanner Hoy Palmer.
, Third Class, Girls.—May Legget,
Annie Ireland, Pauline Crowe, Isa-
tbelle Crowe, Annie Marunchak, El-
'leen Crowe, Lavina Westman, lone
Butler, KfHc Palmer, Elsie Anderson,
iBernice Quick, Inez Quick, Margaret
I Frederickson, Sarah Clark, Marion
I Cox,  Pauline Cox.
Both the Sunday School work and
'\the concert reflect great credit on
ithe superintendent, Mrs. ('. Johnson,
,'who has for quite a number of years
.'Worked very hard and now has the
'satisfaction of having a large attendance of children each week. Refreshments were served at Ihe end of
the prize-giving, which were enjoyed
by both the children and grown-ups.
Work was resumed al the 10111-
pany's plan! on Monday morning, after being closed down since Thursday
noon  for the Christmas holidays.
Mrs. Ireland and week-old baby
daughter are progressing very well
Engie Johrona left Wednesday
noon tor his home at Gull bake, Saskatchewan, to spend the Christmas
vacation with his home folk, and is
expected back (he beginning of this
Harney Kiernan, of the Company's
Kimberley camp, had the misfortune
to get his car broken during the
week-end, the axle being hroken und
other parts being put out of commission, but he soon hod it in working condition again.
Walter Staples is spending the festive season with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Ambrose Staples, intending to
return to Spokane on Sunday next,
in the St. Eugene Hospital nnd are
expected home the end of this week.
Jimmy Jones spent the vacation
visiting with his parents at their
home in Crnnbrook.
Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Clark entertained a number of their friends to
dinner on Christmas Day. Their
guests included Mr. and Mrs. A. Yager, and niece and nephew; Mrs. McDonald and daughter Jean, and Mr.
Larry Piper.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Frederickson ami
family and Mr. Matt Forest spent
Chrislmas Day with Mr. and Mrs.
R. II. Trow.
Wfcti Tom Think *f Insurant*
— GUI Up —
Cranbrook & Kimberley
tola Agents far Eunterler Towaitta.
{Special to The Herald)
Mr. and Mrs. St   (lair Craig, of
Windermere, paid a month's visit to
friends in  Alberta, returning home
this week.
Mr. Brett Grainger, of Claresbolm,
Altu., spent his season's holidays
here  with his parents,  Douglas  and
| Mrs. Grainger, at their home on In-
j vermere Heights.
| Miss Myrtle Cleland, of Patricia,
1 Altu., spent Christmas nnd New
, Years with her brother, Mr. Howard
I Cleland, and Mrs. Cleland.
, Keir, mothe
0 guests at til
Mrs. Wm. Lindsay and family
peril Xmas at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. Kennedy at Cranbrook.
Chas.  Morrison left on  Xmas day
spend a few days at Calgary and
attend the wedding of his youngest
Mr. North, of the Bnnk of Montreal, who has been spending his
holidays at the Coast, returned home
Kimberley is still experiencing
very mild weather and no snow,
something quite unusual for tins
lime of the year.
Mr. Woodlock, of the firm of
Woodlock & Rutherford, is moving
into the house built by Mr. Geo.
Shnw on Spokane Ave.
The hospital was n busy day on
Xmas, many visitors seeing friends
through the day, and Santa was
there with gifts for all. |
In  order of merit:
Grade 8.—Helen McClure, Marin
Pederson, Frances Foster, Thomas
Clark, Harold Johnson, Robert Leg-
gelt, Edyth Butler, James Tanner,
Harry Ireland. George Tanner, Florence  McPorniid.
Grade 7.—Otis Staples. Alex Yager, Camilla Pederson, Opal Quick,
Helen Marunchak, Vernon Gehrke,
Alfred Watson, Joe Taylor, Walter
Johnson, Phyllis Staples (absent from
part  of examination.)
tirade ti.—Victor Marunchak,
Teresa Marzocco, Edith Clark, Geo.
Quick, Olaf Pederson, Harry Johnson, William Tanner, Bud Charters,
Stephen Herbert, Bruno Allegretto,
Ernest Foster.
Absent— Winnie Fisher.
Grade 5.— Margaret Yager, Harold McClure, Annie Ireland, Florence
Johnson.   Admin   Allegretto.
In order of merit:
Grade 4.—Marion Butler, Joseph
Fabbro, Maxwell Butler, Cora Stanley. Oscar Asplund.
tirade 3.—Annie Marunchak, May
I.eggett. Pauline Crowe, Clara Fabbro, Donald McClure, Elmore Staples,
J'"rank Stanley, Edward Charters.
Grade 2.—Margaret Johnson, Peter Pederson, Bernice Quick, Elsie
Anderson, Lavina Westman, Edna
Johnson, Ellen Asplund, Walter
The teachers wish to thank heartily
the people of Wycliffe and St.
-Mary's Prairie, the Otis Staples Lumber Co. and the men of the head-
piarters camp for the very generous
tupport of their Christmas Tree.
The sum of $217 was raised for the
benefit of the children.
On Tuesday, the lasr, day of the
leer bunting season, Bob Trew and.
Bill Cox decided to try their luck
again and returned with a renl hard,
luck story this time. They wounded
a fine buck, but after trailing him
until they were footsore and weary,'
had to leave him to his fate, much ;
to their disgust and the disappointment of the numerous friends to
whom (hey had promised venison.
The annual school Christmas Tree
as In Id last Wednesday in the Hall.
It was very evident by the large
crowd present that they have the interest of the children very much at
heart, and the audience was well entertained with a program by the
Bchoo] pupils, consisting of a number
of their school songs, which, were
splendidly rendered, Mrs. E. McDonald accompanying on the piano until
good old Santa's bells were heard out
i ide, he entering a moment later
mid great enthusiasm, when be soon
busied himself distributing his wonderful selection of Christmas gifts
lo Ihe great enjoyment of all the
youngsters present. It looked as
though all the parents and friends
there got lots of pleasure from it loo,
by seeing all the happy faces around.
The evening finished up with n short
dance for the adults, Mr. Fran/.en
playing for it, until  11 p.m.
On Thursday, Dec. 17th, the yearly Sunday School concert and prize
giving took place in the Hall. Rev.
F. V. Harrison, rector of Cranbrook,
occupied the chair for the evening.
There was an exceptionally good program given by the Sunday School
scholars, which wus very much enjoyed by the audience. After the
concert came the distribution of the
prizes, which took the form of very
nice books that, in Mr. Harrison's
pening address, he explained were
Ihe reward of merit and as such he
knew would be greatly prized by the
Return Engagement of the Celebrated
Auditorium, Cranbrook,
Saturday Evening, Jan. 2nd,
* Conductor   Prof. Thos. Morgan
| Accompanist Prof. Emlyn Jones, L.R.A.M.   J
* Classical — Operatic — Popular Selections
J Solos — Duets — Trios — Quartettes
% Admission, One Dollar. No Reserved Seats.
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wiu'i's ol  thenl.   The rector each
wives a special  prize  for the
boy or girl standing top of the school.
which this time was won by James
Tanner.    The following is a list of
tho other prize winners:
First Class, Boys.—Thomas Clark,
0. A. Foote'a bnrher shop on llow-Kobcrt   Leggett,   Harold   Johnson,
Sirs. K. O. Montgomery ami Miss
Eileen left on Sunday for a week
at Spokane. Mr. Montgomery will
join them for Now Years.
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in   1926.
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NEW YEAR - 1926
1UE wish for you a New Year lull of renewed efforts,
* added inspiration and worthy incentives. May
your journey over life's highway during 1926 be free
from jolts and jars, and may it carry you far on the
road to prosperity.
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for wanting to wish all you folks in this
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"Ring in the volianl man and free,
The larger heart, the kindlier hand;
Ring out the darkness of the land,
Rinj; iii the Christ that is to be."
With Be.t Wislit. For
\   H A P i" Y   N E W   Y E A R
II n.m.—Sacrament of the Lord's Supper.
All Christians, irrespective ol denomination or church
affiliation, are invited to ioin In the Communion ol
the Lords' Supper -Junior Choir
7.30 p.m.- Speaker: REV. M. B. PAROUNAOAIN, — A native
of Syria, who comes with a message of intense human
anneal concerning the appalling need In I lie "Near East."
—Senior Choir.
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Evenings   7.:io to 8.30
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11 .i.ni.—Morning Servicei
Speaker :— Rev. Al. B.
12 o'clock — Sunday School
7tf0a.m.NEW YEAR SERVICE. Subject) "Rules
for a Happy New Year."
Walchnight Service, New
Year's Eve, —II p.m. to 12
Some time ago, Mr. McLean, who
is Interested in the formation of organizations which will be of interest
to the younger boys and girls of Canada, addressed a group of Lumberton
people. A number of Lumberton
after listening to this discussion on
the aims and activities of the Canadian Girls in Training, decided to form
a group here under the leadership of
Mrs. A. J. Robertson and Mrs. W
i Hutchison. The first meeting was
j held in the Lumberton Club Rooms
on the evening of December 7th, at
which time officers were elected as
follows: Miss Tertia Miller, presi-
i dent; Miss Evelyn Pinsmore, vice-
president; Miss Margaret Trustor,
secretary; Miss M. Hutchison, treasurer! Misa Francis Trusler, pianist.
Committees were also selected to
take cure of the refreshments for
future meetings, and also to provide
games. The first effort of the girls
was to collect a bale of clothing for
the Santa Clans fund of tin- Daily
Province, and the organization wishes to thank the ladies of Lumberton
who so kindly donated the many and
useful gifts. The work of the organization will be started in earnest
after the holiday season is nt an end,
and the prescribed routine will lie
gone into more intensively.
The planing mill and shipping departments of the Spruce Mills started
operations again on Monday morning
after havinj? been elosed down for
three days to allow the men a few
tlays holiday.
Mr. V. Downey drove to Creston
fin Sunday afternoon, where he will
be employed by the Rogers Lumber
Co. in the capacity of snipper. Mr.
Downey will take over hia new duties
on Monday morning. Pat h.is been
in Lumberton for nearly three years,
and his many friends here wish him
success in his new position.
Gfie standard
of Quality
for over sojears |
Invorni.iv. B.C., I loo. l!li
Joseph Heath spent the Chi
holidays with liis (laughter,
Rogers, ol Creston.
All the schools clo
for tho terra on Fridn
Tho children al Wlln
rial entertainment ii
and Mends on the
closing day. Miss
charge, being at gri
the affair
id their
the 21b
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si mas
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holiday to iho
i' local childr
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solidatod  school.
Miss MacKinnon,
I senior (earlier her
land has given Ihe
isfaction, has resign
! ill health.   The scr
Garry, of Victoria,
led to take the posit
most perfect s
ed on account of
,-iees of  Mr.  M
have been socuv-
on which she lias
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*£K Monday night at
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Sojourning Oddfellows are eor-
dially invited
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Rec. Se<
. V.. G. Dingley, P.G.   1
A well planned drive for the rais
ing of funds throughout tho proving
will be starteil some time after the
first of the year. The
be used for a very worthy purpose
by the British Columbia Women's
Institute Hospital Association for
crippled children. There has been
a very urgent need for the erection
of some hospital to take care of the
children who are suffering from physical defects which can be corrected,
entirely or partially. Kxperimcnts
dealing with work of this nature have
been carried on for some time in
various countries, and with much
success, For some time the need
of an institution in British Columbia
has been realized. However, no concerted effort has been made until the
last two years, when the British Columbia Women's Institutes have taken the matter under their supervision
and are now working to make such
a hospital a reality. The site for
the hospital has been selected und
will be located on the Island, in a
spot which will be very convenient.
The coast climate is quite ideal for
an institution of this kind, where
there is plenty of sunshine for the >
sun baths which are so necessary to ij W A T T? O
effect the cures for the various ail- Ji J)l U  1 £/ 0
ments.    The Lumberton canvas for.,'
funds will be conducted by Mrs. O. ^WWVA'AVVAVA'iVi^rWV
N. Jacobson, who has been requested
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Rev. K.
will move
the year u
En-charge i
will lie he
Thatcher, M.A.. of
sen, with Mr.-. Thatcher,
here at the beginning of
■ fill the position of vicar-
f the missionary parish of
•e, Their first services
d in Christ Church. Lake
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Milk and Cream
Big Butte Dairy Farm
A Pie.
Mrs. R. M., who has attained a rather enviable
reputation as a builder of
hnmrs, is also a successful
homemnker. She is n good
cook, A pic which came to
the table looking particularly templing attracted the
lesser half's attention. Mrs.
of a pie is hut another new-
use for Pacific .Milk.
to carry on the work in this coin
nuinity. Mrs. Jacobson is a registered nurse und is ulso the Child Welfare nurse in Lumberton, and is familiar with the urgent need of an
'institution of this sort. A start has
J been made and a very neat sum already donated as a nucleus for the
drive in Lumberton.
The Lumberton Huh will hold its
regular weekly meeting on New
Year's Eve in the Lumberton Hall.
This will be the second meeting of
the month, as it was thought advisable to cancel the lust two meetings
because of the school program and
the holiday festivities. Special arrangements have been made for this
Thursday evening, und there will
undoubtedly be a large crowd on
hand to help celebrate the approach
of the New Year. The committee in
charge is going to prepare for a .urge
crowd, and it is hoped thut there will
be a big turnout for this event.
There were no casualties in Lumberton over the Christmas holiday, us
everyone reported on the job Monday
Otto Scheffler spent Sunday at
Creston with Pat Downey. The trip
down was made by motor.
It was ;i large and appreciative
audience who crowded the school
house on Saturday night, the occasion of the Christmas Tree entertainment. It must have reminded old
1 timers of the boom days to set- the
crowded hall, and the number of
children who took part in the proceedings. Recitations, songs and
dialogues followed each other in
quick succession, during a far heard
program. It would be invidious to
select any partlculr number for'
praise—all were good. The wholehearted way in which the children
entered Into their various parts re-
fleets great credit In the training by
Miss Desaululers, handicapped as
she was by sickness in the schoi
which deprived her of several of the
performers. Mr. Fitch, who w
charge of the program, kept things
going smoothly. The lunch
served   nearly   at   midnight.    They
indeed happy children wh
ceived their gifts at the hand
Santu Clous, The grown-ups were
not forgotten, either, in the distribution. Credit must be given to the
buying committee in the way they
did their work, the gifts being ad
mlrably arranged. The notabh
thing about the Christmas tree was
the manner in which everybody help-
I. whether on the committee or not.
Mr.  O.  N.  Jacobson, manager  of  There    is    a    wonderful    Christmas
the B.C. Spruce Mills store, left forspMt abroad that speaks well of the
Calgary on Tuesday afternoon of
this week, where he is spending a few
days on business.
Mr. M. Breen left for High River,
Alberta, last week, where he is spending the holidays. Mr. Breen is employed as caterpillar engineer at
camp number two.
Mr. R. Ilenson, meat cutter in the
store, returned from Pincher Creek
on Monday afternoon of this week,
where he spent his holidays wit)) his
The men at the hotel fared mighty well on Christmas day, as Kd.
Cook had an excellent dinner with
brushing the top a1' t"° trimmings prepared. The dining room was especially decorated for
the occasion, and everyone enjoyed
the meal to the fullest extent.
Heurf     Offices     Vancouver
ictoriri  nt   l.ndnrr &  Abbot (ford
Some politicians, like corkscrews,
are more or less crooked, hut they
lutv u strong pull.
hnpplness of the community,
It has leaked out that last week
a real stag party was held nt Mrs.
Roy .lurch's. A venison supper
with all the trimmings was staged.
Mr. Louis Desaulnlors, us chef, ami
Mr. Harry Anderson, as chief hasher,
made a jim-dandy combination, although Harry's methods of service
were more efficient than graceful.
The hours were all too short for the
numerous says and show. Had the
Moyio entertainment committee been
present, there would live been talent
ut    the   concert   Which     We     missed.
How about It, Bailey?
Mis. St. Dennis' brother, Mr. Ernest JHoux, has arrived on a visit
from North Dekota.
Mr. P. Ladney left for Natal .luring the week and expects, lo be nwav
until the fust of the New Year.
If Moyle is going to
its protont state we in
need a community hall.
continue in
si urgently
The school
(Special to the Herald)
Victoria.—Despite the demand of
opposition members that so gigantic
a scheme as the granting away of
!C,000,000 acres of public land be
laid on the table for mature consideration by private members of the
house before they were called upon
lo decide the wisdom of the proposed
policy, Premier Oliver und his government in the dying hours of the 1 i>25
session of the legislature ruthlessly
shut off debate and forced the issue
to a vote. Conservative members had
no option but lo oppose the measure
under  the  circumstances.
R. II. Pooley, opposition leader,
stated the party's stand clearly when
he stated that the house had been
given no information as to the precise location of the laud, as to its
value or resources, or even as to
what probability there was that Ihe
government could effect a sale of the
road. Without this information the
members could not come to a decision, he warned.
One safeguard the Conservative
members did succeed in having put
in the bill. After a dispute as to
the extent of the powers of the P,
G. E. directors who are members of
the cabinet, in which Mr. Pooley nnd
C. F. Davie exposed the Premier in
a mis-statement of the law, they
forced the government to bring in
an amendment depriving the P. G. K.
directors of the power to dispose of
the lands without reference to the
* ♦ * * *
The most serious aspect of the
situation came to light only at the
last minute when opposition member
compared the bill with the correspondence showing certain negotiations entered into by u gentleman
from Portland named Wilson.
In this correspondence was a letter
to the Premier containing a draft
act asking the granting of 15,000,000
acres of land to the applicant, tax
free ami including all mineral, timber and oil rights. The correspondence further showed that a brother-
in-law of the Attorney-General had
written a testimonial to the gentleman's character,
Was it any wonder that Canon
Hinchllffe expressed the fear that a
big melon was to be cut between the
government and some of its friends?
* *  * *  *
This P. G. E, matter was not the
only revelation which Conservative
members unearthed during that last
hectic week of the session. They
, forced Hugh Davidson, the government's liquor commissioner, to admit
that he had entered into an agreement with five breweries to buy only
from them and to buy from no others,
while they caught Attorney-General
Manson from his own mouth in a
contradiction as to the nature of the
retroactive increase of $1.50 a barrel
in the price of beer. On the floor
of the House he said thut the increase granted on the eve of the last
provincial election was not retroactive, but the formal records of the
case showed the contrary to be the
A pretty story was unearthed also
in regard lo the manner in which
beer licenses were granted in the
city of Vancouver.
Attorney-General Manson maintains that commissioner Davidson
runs the liquor act free from all
interference. This fiction led the
Conservatives to bring in a resolution making the liquor commissioner
directly responsible to the legislature
the same as the Comptroller-General
is, in which case the government
would be powerless to exert political
pressure on him. An old expedient
was exerted to sidetrack this resolution, however; and it was declared
out of order.
The Simms legislation was another
typical piece of Oliver obstinacy.
Conservative members brought to
light by diligent investigation the
fact that the landowners at Sumas
had pledged themselves to undertake
the reclamation project on the assurance from the government that
the cost would be if 1,no0,000, later
raised to $1,800,000. The cost has
actually been $3,000,000, and when
the assessment was found by the
owners to he illegal they brought
suit. Premier Oliver asked them to
suspend prosecution of the suit to
come down to Ihe legislative session
to negotiate a settlement, lie promised thai (he agricultural committee
should hear their grievances and then
refused to OCCOpl I lie recommendation of the committee.
At the time the Provincial Govt
moot did away with the policy of
carrying out game conservation,
through the aid of game wardens
especially appointed for tho task, it
was realized by spoilsmen that a retrograde step had been taken. Now
the Government proposes to go one
step further and do away with the
Game Conservation Board, hereafter
leaving the whole administration of
the game laws in the hands of the
Provincial Police, a purpose which
has consistently marked the policies
of the present Attorney-General.
It was bad enough when the appointment of game wardens as such
were, in effect, cancelled, for it
meant that the purposes of game
conservation were left sometimes in
the hands of those who know little
or nothing about the work. Even
now, however, there is some sort of
check exercised by the existence of
a Game Conservation Board, With
the abolition of that body the check
will be gone and the administration
of the game laws will, in reality, be
centred in the hands of one individual, who will exorcise nil authority
in the premises. The abolition of
the Game Conservation Board and
the centering of all power in the
hands of the Provincial Police should
not be permitted without a determined and persevering resistance. What
is proposed has, seemingly, been put
forward without any consultation
with the sporting interests affected,
Those interests are naturally alarmed. They foresee the implications of
such a policy. The public at large,'
warned in so many particulars, will
be with them in their demand that no
such autocratic authority in the
hands of legislation as will still further centre one individual should be
passed by the  legislature.
also a popular road house for visitors
from Fernie and Michel.—Fernie
Free  PrcSS.
Kimberley    Phones   Working
house is now much too smull for any
kind of entertainment or gathering,
of the townspeople.
Mr. R, L. Hvdc is now working
with the B.C. Spruce Mill at Lumberton.
Mr. C. F. Bothnmley left for his
place north of Edmonton on Saturday to spend Christmas with ,,is w'ft'
and family.
Messrs. .1. McLood, J. Roolin, Geo.
Coulta and W. F. Perry loft town on
Sunday to spend Christmas at their
home, They expect to return shortly after the New Year.
Tho Kimberley telephone system is
now operating] starting out with ,,lt
phones in the city, with more being
added constantly. It is a branch exchange of the Kootenay telephone
lines of Cranbrook. There is a single
line going to the concentrator, but
this will be added to in the spring.
There will also be an addition to Mc-
Dougall Heights. The company erected its own exchange building there.
—Nelson News.
Homier   Hotel   Burns
An old landmark disappeared from
Hosmer one morning latiely when
the Hosmer Hotel, operated by Dominic Citra, was destroyed by fire.
There were almost a dozen guests in
the hotel asleep in the building ut
the time and they barely escaped
with their lives. John Burg proved
himself the hero of the occasion.
He was the fist to discover th" flic
and risked his life crawling through
the dense smoke around to various
rooms to awaken the guests. The
cause of the fire is unknown. The
building, which was the property of
Mrs. Johr. Sorklo, was only slightly
Insured, We understand the contents of the building were IniUfcd
for f8000. The hotel contained the
only beer parlor in the town nr.d as
it was tho only hold left in that obi
h'storie burg, was a great uccomi da-
tion to lumbermen who are working
in that neighborhood. The hotel was
Corporation  of the  City  of
Municipal Elections 1926
Public notice is hereby given In
Ihe electors of Hie Municipality of
Cranbrook thai 1 require the pres-
leo or Hie said olectors el ihe Muni-
pal Office uf the Corporation of the
City of Crnnbrook, Norbury Avenue,
Cranbrook, B.C., on Monday the I lib
day of January,  1020, al   I  o'clock
p.m. (local time), fur I lie purpose of
electing persons to represent them
in the Municipal Council, as Mayor
and Aldermen, ami for the purposo
of electing persons In represent lliem
as  Police Commissioner ami School
The mode of nomination of candidates shall be as follows:   -
The Candidates shall Ik- ii iualed
in writing; Ihe writing shall be subscribed b>- iu'1( electoro of the
Municipality as proposer end seconder, nnd shall be delivered to Ihe lie-
turning Officer al any time belween
the dale of I lie notice ami U o'clock
p.m. (local time), of [he day of nomination; Ihe said writing may be in
the form numbered :t in tho Schedule
of the   "Municipal   Elections   Act",
and shall stnte tho names, residence,
occupation or description of each
person proposed, in such manner as
sufficiently to Identify such candidate: and in the event of a poll bong necessary, such poll shall be
opened on tho 14th day of January,
l!)^i>, at the Municipal Building,
Norbury Avenue, Cranbrook, B.C.,
between the hours of |i o'clock a.m.
(local time) ami f) o'clock p.m. (local
inn ), of wh:ch every person e.- hereby required to take notice anil govern
himself accordingly.
Given . "dor my hand at Cranhrook, B.(., ibis 30th day .if December, 1025,
46-40 Returning Officer,
L. D.
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to eat, g
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Jim Fowler has induced Bob Wilson to remain in Crater City in the
employ »f the railroad. The two
meet a one-handed tramp, who attempts to stall Bob with his steel
spike, for exposing him as a thitf,
but Wilson is too quick for him. At
the railroad station Bob sees a hand-
hill bearing his own photograph and
the offer of n reward for information
concerning him. As he tears it down
he sees Spike, the trump, leering at
him through a window.
Dual from the measured footsteps
f five trudging years sifted over
sleepy Outer City, every season ad-
ling a square to the quilt of time
that tucked the little town more and
more snugly each twelvemonth in
the isolated importance of its remote
hilt-country bed. Though professionally aiding and abetting the
ceaseless pulsation of traffic blood
through the railroad artery on which
it was a parasite, it was virtually
stagnant itself. For every baby born,
someone died or left town; for every
restless journeyman member of the
Big Four Brotherhoods who rolled
up his store of the world's goods in
greasy overalls and fared on, some
half-baked recruit put in an intimidated first day under Bolts Morran.
And yet, excitement was endemic
in Crater City like measles in an
orphan asylum or barber's itch in
Italy; a public trait it had in common with other central spheres of
brawny industrial activities such as
colliery villages, steel-mill towns and
fishing hamlets. There was always
the Damoclean threat of those Sierra
twins of perversity, Granite Gorge
and the Old Witch, to raise this latent infection into an epidemic.
Indeed, the town had known many
a night's travail when blizzard or
freshet were amuck in the mountains.
Then its womenfolk waited and wept
at the despatched bulletin board—
like their storied sisters on beach and
quay when waves roll high, or at
colliery pit mouth when rescuers
brave the gas damp below.
As headquarters of the most danger-fraught division of transcontinental rnilronding, Crater City was
in effect, therefore, somewhat of a
vermiform appendix on the country's steel intestines in which every
foreign body that stopped set up
community inflammation; nnd aside
from the sporadic ragings of strange
dramatic pain in their workaday
lives, the good citizenry were subjected to acute epidemics of less
tragic, if not less interesting, excitement. There was. for instance, the
thrilling advent into the town's ken
of the handsome, mysterious hobo,
Bob Wilson, on that storm-rncked
night already a half decade gone.
And the draped day when a crepe-
hemmed special hearing a dead
President's body to Washington rolled mournfully through. Days of
other sorts, too; when Bolts Morran, hilariously behootched over the
arrival of a junior Bolt, broke open
a cage door in the menagerie car of
a circus train in the Yard and al-
I lowed a tiger to escape into the
streets; when the town Magdalene
crept timidly and obscurely into
church, and upon being singled out
and patronizingly welcomed in an
Impromtu lost sheep text by the
minister spat at him and departed
in a huff; when Morran's yard gang
won their third successive blue ribbon for having the best kept Divi
sion on the Koad; when the Paymaster's ear wns robbed; when the
Widow O'I.eary had her goitre removed; when Bob Wilson thumped
the yard bully who sneeringly called
him a tramp.
But all these manifestations were
mild compared with the sudden onslaught of brash cramp that, without a forewarning symptom, kinked
Crater City's inwards one feverish
summer morning when a certain
taffy-colored head flamed and sizzled through the dry masculine hearts
of the town like a virginal comet in
a heap of dead worlds.
Bob Wilson, on his way downtown to breakfast early that morning, found himself conscious of an
unwonted something in the air. Not
that many visible evidences suggested this; although, true enough, there
seemed to be a sabbatical repression
in the dusty flow of Main Street,
while Fecney's Pool Emporium was
barren of its usual handful of oily-
handed idlers and the several groups
of gossiping off-duty men whom
Bob passed were perky and animated
quite beyond their accustomed stolidity. Bob wondered mildly, almost
subconsciously, at these signs; but
the most acute and significant testimony cmanuted from a premonitory
tingling in his chest—a sort of pleasant uneasiness.
Bob wns on call to take out a local freight at seven-thirty. It was
already five minutes past seven when
he elbowed briskly into the Ned Lar-
vey lunchroom in the depot, so he
did not have any too much time in
which to down his breakfast and
flauM thruufh slit ■■flue paptr.
His general sensibility to an atmosphere of expectation and surprise
wen- heightened at sight of the extraordinary number of trainmen in
the place, considering the time of
day. Men coming off the nighl runs
lingered, bright-eyed and -i epless;
day crews ate unhurried bj the inexorable tale of the clock. Bramley,
the English ex-butler manager of
Crater City's branch of 111 • - famous
Larvey chain of Transrockian Railroad   restaurants   and   luni: b,
whs already on the job—this, in itself, 11 phenomenon of rare note.
Bob nodded in his geninil;     lenl
iy in acquaintances, saw with
chagrin that his favorite table was
iccuplod, then found himself :m uii-
tenanted table in a secluded corner.
Here he sat down in hasty pence,
confident In the service of Minnie,
the fat waitress, whose consistent
ami ''special stewnrdly attentions he
made sure of by generous tips.
"What the duece is up?" he speculated without much real curiosity,
looking around as he propped against
the sugar bowl with practised deftness his copy of the Salt Lake City
morning newspaper, a batcli of which
were dropped off in ('rater City at
five a.m. each day by an eastbound
through express. His eyes discovered
no answer to his question, and a moment later the newspaper headlines
had taken his whole attention and interest far out of the influence of
his immediate surrounding-. So he
did not realize that it was fully ton
minutes before there came at his elbow a shy voice, "What will you
have, sir, please?"
Bob's eyes wore wistfully scanning
the society column, which, with tho
Bob playfully stuck a fork through
the not of flat cakes.
financial pages, he searched each
Lost In his own reflections and
reading he neither noticed that the
voice was new and unfamiliar nor
looked up when he said,
"Good morning, Minnie. Ham
and eggs, turned up—toast and coffee—ami |„ing mo grapefruit first,
The menfolk of Crater City had
long since accepted Hob on the
strength of his knowledge and his
fists; the children and dogs for his
character. But grapefruit for breakfast and addiction to the only parts
of the morning newspaper that nobody else in Crater City ever thought
of reading were habits—duly broadcasted by the lunchroom's loud speaker, Miss Anemone Trisk, the arid
cashier—that kept fresh in romance
scenting noses of the town's fairest
creatures a tantalizing aroma of secrecy and an unplumbcd past safeguarded behind the unassailable twin
brown forts of his smiling yet sad
An unpractised shoving of dishes
under and against bis paper came
only as a signal to Bob, not us un
annoying distraction, lie mechanically picked up a ipoon without having noticed the unsureness of the
service, and in ahscni-mindnoss, born
of a greater hunger for the news
upon which his eyes were feasting,
scooped up a spoonful of—waffles I
He was actually on the second bite
before it came t" him that the
"grapefruit" had a most peculiar
taste indeed.
"What the devil! Say, where did
these leather flaps come from—
Minnie, you're getting dumber by
the—I—I—I—beg your pardon,
He had been vocally castigating
the waitress without really seeing
her, had taken her sameness for
granted, and though his eyes were
upon her yet they were vacant with
the lingering menial warmth °f Hue
upon line of printed words. He was
conscious ol an uncommon error in
the order, not of an uncommon personality involved. Tho period of
transition in his mind from reading
to seeing was not rapid; he had been
talking and staring with a frown
full into the girl's face for perhaps
ten seconds before the phenomenon
lhat was the cause of Crater City's
latest epidemic struck him. Then
tha facfl seemed to rush into daz
zling nearness and clearness before
his tardily focusing eyes. The naked surface of his brain was burned
by a flooding light of raw beauty,
unintercepted and undiluted by the
too feeble and inadequate lenses of
his eyes. He was suddenly blinded
to all else but a lustrous picture of
blanched ivory and old gold—a pellucid crystallization of the exquisite
moulding, the classic refinement, the
delicate coloring of a rare cameo.
Bob's impatient frown mercurial-
ly became a sackcloth grin.
"I'm sorry—so sorry—Miss. I
thought you were Minnie, the usual
waitress here."
But the sting of his original criticism had made the first and deepest
impression upon the girl, who was
flustered and on edge from the experience of a trying morning of unaccustomed work; her cheeks were
stained by a nervous flush.
"Oh, 1 remember what you wanted—it was stupid of me." She wear-
ly reached for the waffles, to rectify her mistake.
Over the girl's confusion Bob
bridged his own return to self-possession.
"I'm glad you brought the waffles
I meant to order them. Doctor
told me I ought to eat waffles three
times a day. Please leave them—
don't worry about it—" he
smiled contritely.
"You're only saying that!" she
barged, defensively suspicious. "I'd
much prefer to take them back and
fetch what you ordered."
Boh playfully stuck a fork through
the nest of flat cakes. "They're
mine!" he insisted firmly, adding a
white lie in the eternal masculine
martyrdom to bungling but pretty
womankind, "and they're just what
1 wanted!"
The defensiveness was stamped
out of her pride under the prancing
hoofs of his running smiles und
chuckles of good-natured banter.
With shy reluctance she relinquished
her hold on the waffle plate.
"It's very nice of you—but are
you sure—"
"Just as sure as I'm sure that I'm
not here at all—that I'm still in bed,
sleeping, having a beautiful dream
"Do you want your coffee now?"
The soul hunger of five starved
yeurs of exile in the barren society
of this railroad town in the mountains impelled Bob on in a freedom
of spirit and speech that would
have been utterly foreign to his in
hibitions in the old days. He tilted
his chair back and said to her with
the swift frankness of unconcealed
"I've heard of sights for sore eyes,
but you're the first genuine cure
I've seen!"
"Do you want your coffee now?"
she repeated, severely. Then,
"Please—Mr, Bramley is watching
us. I've made so many mistakes
this morning."
"I don't blame Bramley, or anybody else, for watching you."
Sudden tears of nervous disappointment and impatience welled behind the long lashes that fringed her
blue eyes like Lebanon cedars around
Grecian pools.
"When I first saw you I thought
you seemed a bit different—than
these others," she said in a low tone,
"but I must have been mistaken.
You're repeating the same things,
in better words, that I've been hearing all morning. You're making it
very difficult for me. See, here's
the manager now—" The girl pre
tended to be wiping the table adjacent to Bob's place, and said in a
louder tone, "Very well, I'll bring
your coffee now!"
Bramley strolled up and nodded
to Bob with the supercilious deference of a maitre d'hotel to a good
and orderly customer.
"Where's Minnie?" fished Bob,
really wishing to congratulate Bramley on his choice in the new girl, but
feeling that it would be sacrilegious
to discuss her in an over-the-table
•iff-hand manner.
"Sick. Too much for her alone,
anyway. When she comes back, now,
there'll be two of 'em. Telegraphed
to main office and they sent this
green girl up yesterday—don't encourage us taking on local girls as
a rule, you know. They know too
many, and flirt too much," he confided significantly.
"Whut's her name " asked Bob
"Caroline—Caroline Dale. Say.
what's got into you to eut waffles
for breakfast?" It was part of
Bromley's professional boast that
lie knew the epicureon habits of his
"Finest thing in the world—for
breakfast. And I've been missing
them all these years," Bob lamented.
Bramley shrugged and strolled
over to clean up a table after two
untidy brakemen in his gingerly "I-
-show-I'm-not-too-proud" manner.
And at this moment the new girl returned bearing a cup of coffee for
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Miss Orillu Miner, of Pullmim,
Wnsh., is a gut'st over the holiday
with Mr. and Mrn. W. P. Attrldge,
This week Mrs, George Anton has
the pleasure of a visit from her sister, Mrs. W. Carte and also her two
nephews, Kenneth ('onion and Forest
Dunk, of Warner, Altu. The party
arrived on Sunday last and anticipate spending B short holiday in this
Those who enjoy a first grade
male chorus, ami there are few who
do not respond to the sonority and
verve in the performance of such an
organization, will surely find pleasure in the program which will be
offered by the Rhondda Welsh Male
diet* Singers in the Auditorium on
Saturday evening next, Jan. 2nd,
.020. This noted chorus, which has
won many prizes in competitions,
made its first appearance in Cranbrook last year, and rendered two
first class performances. Unfortunately, this year they can only be in
the city one night, so it will be wise
for those who do not wish to be disappointed to procure their tickets
early from any member of the Ladies' Aid of the United Church-
price one dollar each; no reserved
French range to be sold at
gain,— at Kilby's.
Amendments to the playing rules
in hockey this season bring about
some drastic changes in the run of
play, and it would be well for the
players about to engage in the game
to know these thoroughly, so that any
misunderstandings on the ice may be
The following is an extract from
the 1925-26 season rule book:
Goal-keepers' pads — Maximum
width 12 inches lying- flat, instead of
Goal-keeper may clear by throwing
puck back of the net.
New Defence Area—40 feet from
the end of the rink instead of 20 feet
from the goal line. In this area the
old rule applies, viz., no off-side for
the Defending Team. All rinks must
he marked with defense lines at each
end, 40 feet from the end of the rink.
No body-checking on the forward
line. Body-checking only permissible
hy defense men in their positions
back of the 40 foot line, and they
must not charge an opponent.
You'll be "out" if you are not "in
on" the big dance Jan. 11th, at the
K. V. Hall, to be given by the Canadian Daughters' League. 43tf
A public Christmas tree and entertainment for the pleasure of the
children of the Consolidated school
district, was held in the new school-
house on Tuesday the 20th, when
gifts were provided for 140 children.
The population of the community is
certainly on the increase, for it is
not many years since it was a matter
of doubt as to whether or not a
sufficient number of children could
he gatnered in the same community
to form a Corporal's guard. Much
entertainment was performed by
uf the labor of preparation for the
Miss E. M. Kittle.
Acting Government  Agent
By Order-in-Council No. 1317,
dated 10th December, Mr. J. A.
Stewart, Provincial Assessor here,
was appointed to temporarily take
over the duties of Government Agent, Gold Commissioner, etc., at the
Cranbrook Agency.
The word is being passed round to
keep Friday evening, January ir>th,
open, as on that evening the local
club known as the Shooting Stars
are putting on a dance nt the K.P.
Hall, which according to those who
are in the know will eclipse all previous attempts of others at shining in
the terpischorean firmament. Novelty dances which are new, and decorations, music and good eats which
cannot be excelled ure promised and
This has been the season for
Christmas tree entertainments, and
gatherings of this kind have given
great delight to the children of the
various Sunday Schools and other organizations by whom they have been
given. This week the Catholic Sunday School Christmas celebration was
held on Monday, and the Veterans'
on Tuesday afternoon. Wednesday
evening the little ones of Christ
Church Church Sunday school were
entertained at the Parish Hall, and
next week at the same place the
elder pupils, and friends of the Sun
day school, along with the cubs and
scouts, are planning to hold their
celebration. Lost week the United
Church held their Christmas tree and
entertainment in the Auditorium on
Wednesday evening, and the same
week the Baptist, Presbyterian and
Salvation Army Sunday schools also
met for the same happy purpose, the
gatherings all being voted huge successes, both by the children and the
adults who assisted in the arrangements for them.
G. D. Carlyle, C.P.R. eingineer,
was u patient at the hospital for
a few days this week, with an injured leg.
Harry Johnson, of the B.C. Spruce
Mills, Lumberton, is u patient at the
hospital just now with an injured
BORN —On Tuesday, December
29th, at the St. Eugene Hospital, to
Mr. ami Mrs. Wm. Wilson, of this
city, a daughter.
Cook stovn, Heaters, a splendid
•election at all prices, at Kilby's,    45
John  McMurrun,  of this city,  is
lying   critically   ill   at the   hospital
at present,    suffering from    pneumonia.
Your kind co-operation has contributed materially to our success
and we appreciate it most cordially. Accept our best wishes for a
Bright and Prosperous New Year.
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Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Pearson, of
Lethbrldge, were visitors in tho city
over Christmas, at the home of Mr.
and Mrs,  II.  K. Jocks.
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II. E. Jecks received the news on
Christmas Eve lhat be bad been promoted to the dignity of a grandfather, a son being born in Leth-
bridge to Mr. und Mrs. H. 10. Jecks,
jr., about nine o'clock that evening.
See the framed pictures at "Photo-
crafts," the new Studio and Art
Store, Cranbrook. 40tf
Cecil Reade, formerly of this city
but now with the C.P.R. office stun"
at Vancouver, was among the out-of-
town boys to return to the city to
spend the Christmas season with hfl
relatives here.
tuner,  player   expert.     Phone  502,
The engagement is announced of
Miss Ivy Wolfinden, only daughter of
the late Mr. und Mrs. A. V. Woffin-
den, of Birmingham, England, and
nelce of Mr. W. G. Hayward of this
city, to Mr. Wm. W. Moore, youngest
s»n of the late Mr. and Mrs. David
Moore, of Cranbrook, B.C.
Just what you are looking for,
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at Kilby's. 45
Mrs. Phil Gotlgeon, of Kimberley
and formerly of this city, left this
week for Mayo Bros, clinic at Rochester, Minn., for some specialist
treatment and may have to undergo
a serious operation there. She was
accompanied by her mother, Mrs
Honey man.
Choice of three dining room suites,
fumed and golden oak, $97.00 each,
at Kilby's. 45
Al. Knight, who has been with the
Cranbrook Drug & Book Co. for two
or three years pnst, is leaving to-
Wards the end of next month and will
go to the east, where he expects to
connect with a wholesale drug firm
as a salesman. He will he missed in
the city, particularly in Gyro circles,
and as a vocal soloist he has been
welcome addition to many a musical
program put on in the city.
January llth is being looked forward to by a large number of people who have already booked the
night for the Native Daughters of
Canada, Cranbrook branch, dance.
The ladies are not backward in giving their assurance that the dance
will be a high water one for good
The regular monthly meeting of
the Women's Institute will be held
in the K. of P. Hall on Tuesday
January fith, 1020. A full attendance is requested.
On Sunday afternoon next, nt the
Star Theatre, n musical recital Is to
be given by the pupils of Messrs,
Theodore Padberg, ami Bruce Robinson, teachers of violin and piano
forte respectively. It is hoped that
the Invitation given to the pupils tn
be present will he accepted also hy
the parents, and a welcome will also
he given to any friends who may Im
interested. A good program htU
been drawn up, which will commence
at three o'clock, nnd the affai
should lie one of the most successful
of its kind that has yet been given
in the city. In addition to the numbers given by the pupils, there are
also to be included some recital
numbers given by Messrs. Padberg
and Robinson themselves. Certifi
rates will also be distributed nt that
One place that is heard to make
no complaint as to the volume of
Christmas shopping done before the
holiday last week was the govornment
liquor store. On account of the
unusually long holiday closing from
Thursday evening to Monday morning, there was an unusually heavy
demand for liquors of all kinds for
Christmas cheer, and the amount
which passed over the counter that
day was far in excess of any previous
year's business for the same time.
The mild weather was no doubt
another contributing factor to the
big day's buaineu.
SPECIAL.—Tungsten   lumps,   1.0,
25, 40, 50 and GO watts; 20c each.
75 aril 100 Nitrogen for 50c.
Our low prices win every  twe.
The annual meeting of the Cranbrook Public Library Association will
be held in the library room on Jan.
llth, at 8 p.m., for the election of
officers and general transaction of
business as presented by the library
act. The Board of Management wish
to call attention to the new consignment of bonks which has just been
received frnni Victoria and is now,
being arranged on the shelve".
Piano in Fumed Oak, condition
good as new. A $500 instrument nt
a   sacrifice -$295,   nt   Kilby's.       45
An autopsy was tn be hold at the
beginning of this week on tho body
of James  Walt,  tho  prospector of
Fort Steele, who died suddenly on
Monday of last week, while being
brought Into Cranbrook by cur for
medical at lent ion, having been np
parent Iy stricken with a heart nt
tack at Fori Steele, The poatmort
em was lii.be performed by Dr. C
E. L. MacKinnon, coroner, who returned to the city last week-end
after being away over Christmas,
Walter Walt, a brother of the deceased, wus here from Nunton, Alberta,
last week, In connection with hi;
brother's death, but had to return
again, and another brother, also
from Nanton, has also been in the
W. F. Doran haa just received a
arload of Beds, Mattresses and
Springs which are now on sale.
Make your selection of this new assortment early. With his low prices
on these lines they will not last
long. 40tf.
A number of Masons from Selkirk
odge, Kimberley, journeyed to
Cranbrook on Monday evening to
participate with the brethren of
Cranbrook Lodge in a joint installation of i.Hirers at the Masonic Hall,
when the annual observance of St.
John's Night was marked, E. II. Mc-
Pbee was installed us the Incoming
master of the Cranbrook Lodjre, nnd
S. C. Cook for Selkirk Lodge. The
lodge proceedings were followed by
the customary banquet in the hall
below, and the occasion provided a
pleasant opportunity for intercourse
between the members of the two
BOYS' SUITS, five to seven years
$5.00. Boys' Two  Pants    Suitn,
eight to sixteen years, §10.00. Our
low pices win every time. W. V.
Doran, Cranbrook  Exchange.        tf
Tho dance put on by Robinsoifs
orchestra on Christmas night drew a
crowd that was somewhat disappoint
ing in its numbers, though all who
were present enjoyed the dance to
the utmost. It did not seem
though a great many of the local
people wore prepared to support tin
dance, most of those present being
those who had no settled place in
which to spend their Christmas Day.
along with some who felt it was n
good way to wind up the Christmas
celebration, and a few others from
ut-of-town. Some novel effects
were introduced during the dances
which added to the enjoyment of the
affair, and it is safe to say that there
would have been a much larger
crowd present if it were realized just
how pleasant the dance proved.
For prompt repairs and satisfaction go to Roteliffe & Stewart's garage. 20tf
Bargains in Gramophones, Victor
Gramophone $25.00, Columbia Gramophone with thirty records, $25.00.
One Cabinet Gramophone $30.00.
W. W. Kilby. 45
The Odd Fellows of Kimberley are
announcing in this issue the opening
dance to be held in their new hall
there, which is to take place on the
evening of Friday of next week, January 8th, at which a very pleasant
time is anticipated, nnd a delegation
from Cranbrook is expected to nt-
tend at that time. On Tuesday evening of Ihe following week, January
12th. a joint installation of officers
fur the Odd Fellows' and Robekah
Lodges of Kimberley und Cranbrook
will lake place at the new hall, which
is to be followed by a social time,
and probably biter by a dance. On
that occasion it is intended to run a
special train from this city to Kini-
UOrloy and return, to bear the members from the lodges here who expect to attend this function in force.
Dance with the Canadian Daughters, K.P. Hall, Jan.   llth.        48tf.
One of the mos*. enjoyable of the
Christinas entertainments was that
held on Tuesday afternoon of Ibis
week, when tho Veterans entertained
about a hundred and fifty little ones,
from the families of their members,
to nn enjoyable afternoon of this
nature. There were games of nil
kinds for the little ones, and a
sumptuous tea for them, then more
games, and finally the appearance of
Santa himself to make a distribution
of toys and presents to the young
guests of the afternoon, from the
prettily decorated Christmas tree.
Assisting the officials of the G.W.V.
\. in the work of arranging and
inrrying out this enjoyable annual
affair was a committee of ladies,
among whom were Mrs. O'llearn,
Mrs. Kemball, Mrs. W. S. Johnson,
Mm. J. George, and others.
Novelty dance and whist drive,
January llth, the K. P. Hall. Keep
the dote open. 43tf.
Dr. Coy, of Vancouver, accompanied by Mrs. Coy, spent Christmas
with their son, Dr. F. E. Coy and
Mrs, Coy.
For first class automobile repairs
see Rutcliffe & Stewart. 33tf
Mr. and Mrs. E. Gustavus Erick-
son, who have spent the last two
months with their daughter, Mrs. C.
E. Bennett, al Fernie, ami have also
nsiled other parts have returned
tome for the New Year's festivities.
Typewriter, Remington No. 10, a
bargain—$30.00,   at   Kilby's. 45
More limn u million and u quarter
dollars is being expended by the
Canadian Pacific in laying down 100
pound rails between Field and Cal-
gnry, rcplnclng the lighter 80 pound
ials now in use. Twenty-0)1*00 miles
I' tho track has already been completed from Field to u point east of
Lake Louise. The rails for the balance of the distance of 100 miles
re now being received and will be
placed in readiness for laying next
pring. It was stated by officials
if the company lust week that
the rails, apart from being stronger,
Itnitied of smoother running for
tho heavier rolling slock.
\V« cany a full Hoe nt Man's Worn
n's ami Mlssw* Shoes.
Our Low Prices win every time
For sules and service Nash and Star
ars.   See Ratcliffe & Stewart.   33tf
Kimberley  School Assessment
Provincial Assessor J. A. Stewart
has now completed the assessment
if I lie Kimberley School District.
Last year the assessable value of
this district was $1,491,023, upon
which had to be raised the sum of
$6000; this year the assessable value
is $1,817,420, an increase of $325,-
707.00, but the amount required by
the school trustees is $13,500, Hesitating a mill rate of 8.5, or in
other words a tax on each $1000 of
$8.50. If it is any consolation to
the taxpayers, they may congratulate themselves on the fact that they
do not reside in the Cranbrook school
district, where the tax is $22.00 per
Special prices on new Batteries at
Service Guiage.    Phone 34 ltf
must be in good condition; state
price for cash. Write Herald Office. 45
.OST-— CHEQUE on Canadian Bank
of Commerce, Nelson, B.C., nnd
ruled note-book, giving statement
of limber lands, mining and oil
items, etc., Leave at Herald oflice.
FOR SALE—Complete sawing out
fit. ii h.p. Fairbanks Morse Engine, 2 drag saws, I crosscut saw,
logging chains, skidding tongs, 2
canthooks nnd several other art.
cles. This outfit is in first class
condition, ready to start work.
Will take part cash and balance
in wood. For full particulars up-
ply to Wilson's Vulcanizing Works,
Cranbrook. 45-40
WANTED—Help wanted, preferably
school girl. Principally to attend
to children. Apply Box T, Herald
Office. 39tf
Simp.—For Sale.—1025 Ford Sedan, only run 3,000 miles, or will
trade on Ford Touring. Box 488,
Cranbrook. 34tf
1 ET us hail with joy ihe
. coming of ihe New Year.
May it contain (or you 365
days full of happiness and
good cheer — is our New
Year greeting this year.
. * *—. . ♦ . ♦ ♦ -♦—♦—» * -»-.
_. «.«♦.«., ♦-♦•♦ ♦--♦-
FOR SALE—Heavy team suitable
for logging. Standard ranch,
Cranbrook. 88tf
NEW YEAR — 1926
IIcailily sincere,
I his simple wish of—
To You
Phone 76       -       •       P. O. Boa 238
Second Hand Dealer
Wc Buy, Sell and Exchange
First   Cla*.    Meal.    Served  al
All Hour.
Good  clean  Room,  in connection
Barristers, Solicitors, &c.
Offices: Imperial Bank Bldg,
IN K. of P. HALL
Open Every Thursday from
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Opening Dance will be held in the
Friday, January 8th, 1926
— AT 9:00 P.M. —
All Oddfellows and Rebekahs and friends are cordially
invited to be present
Admission   -   $1.50 couple Supper   -   .25c
— Extra Ladies Free —
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Wish to announce that they have been making
ice at the Arena for over a month, but weather
has been against opening the rink. It is fully
expected, if we get two nights' frost that the rink
will be open New Year's Day, — watch for bill
board at post office.
Family Tickets  $10.00
Men over 18 years       6.00
Ladies over IS years       4.00
Boys and Girls under IS ol 14     8.00
Boys ami Girls under 14 years   2.00
The Athletic Aaiociation are asking the people of Cranbrook *
to purchase seaion ticket, n, they have been under heavy eipensc |
and require the money  lo rnrry on the work.     Buy a ticket for a g
i,   Christina, present.    Y"u will be helping in good community work. £
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Corporation of ihe City of Cranbrook
SECTION 171   (1).
Public notice is hereby given thai the vote of
the Municipality shall be taken on By-Laws No.
261, 262 and 263'at the Municipal Elections to he
held at the Municipal Hall, Norbury Avenue,
Cranbrook, B.C., on the 14th day of January, 1026
between the hours of 0:00 a.m. and O:O0 p.m.
(local time), of which every person is hereby re.
quired to take notice nnd govern himself accordingly.
(liven under my hand at Cranbrook, B.C., this
30th day of December, 1025.
45-46 Returning Officer.


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