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VOLUME    27
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December 4th and 5th
N U At B E R     4 0
7.30 and 9.30
ADMISSION 50c and 25c
Adjustment   of   Differences
Between Factions Now
A meeting of importance was held
in lhe Y.M.C.A. on Thursday evening
last, when Lhe Cranbrook Amateur
Athletic Association elected executive
officers to take the place of two of
its members recently elected, but who
had returned. The two officers were
Mr. Bert Sang, President, and Mr.
Harry Laker, Sec'y-'Ci'ensurer. After
the resignations were accepted the
meeting elected Mr. Frank Constantino as President, und Mr. Geo. T.
Moir ns See'y-Treasurer.
The meeting, which wbh well attended, was a very enthusiastic one,
the election of Mr. Constantino being a very popular one, as was also
that of the energetic former Secretary, Mr. Moir, it being the opinion
of even many who did not see things
in the same light as Mr. Moir that
his absolutely unselfish work should
be recognized. Mr. Constantine promised the advocates of Sunday ball
that the matter would receive every
consideration, and that doubtless arrangements mutually satisfactory
could be made.
The new list of officers for the
coming term of the C.A.A.A. are as
Hon. President Dr. F. W. Green
President   F. Constantine
Vice-Pres J. M. Clark
Sec'y-Treas Geo. T. Moir
The balance of the executive consists of representatives of every
sport affiliated with the C.A.A.A,
Mr. W. S. Santo leaves on Sunday I
for Spokane to be present at lhc big.
mining convention which is to take
place in that city from the 30th oi J
November to the Bth of December,!
Mr. Santo, who is well versed in re-1
gard to mining conditions in Bartf
Kootenay i» being sent as representative of the Cranbrook Hoard oi !
{Trade, and this body is deserving of *
much credit for their action.
Mr. Santo has also been requested
to attend a meeting of the members
of the Pacific Northwest Advisory
Board to the American Railroad Association, which is to take place in
Seattle from Dec. 4th, Mr. Santo being one of four memhers to this
board from British Columbia. The
object of this hoard is to form a common meeting ground between shipper
and railroads, for the better understanding of rnilrond questions, nnd
to adjust informally car service differences which may arise between
carrier and shipper, and also Riving
Ihe shipping public a direct voice in
the car service division on all matters
of mutual concern.
Thc Girl Guide movement in Cranbrook hns come to the parting of
the ways. Either it iB to go on, with
the backing and support of the parents of the girls, or it is to stop for
lack of it.
To continue to function the Girl
Guide patrols must have an association of the mothers, to whom the
Guide leaders may appeal for any
special needs. The year of the'last
elected Association is up, and two
meetings have Been called for the
purpose of electing another, but no
one hus attended, outside of last
year's executive.
This executive is making one more
attempt to interest the mothers.
The Guide leaders have consented to
put on a demonstration of the various things the girls learn to do .at
their meetings, so that the parents
may see for themselves and judge
of their usefulness. This demonstration will take place on the evening of December 1st, at eight o'clock,
after which the mothers tare asked
to remain to discuss the continuance
or non-continuance of the work.
It would be considered a calamity
by most citizens if the Boy Scout
movement were to perish for want of
support. The Girl Guide movement
does for the girls what the Scout
movement does for the boys. Why
is it not as important?
Many people have only a hazy idea
of the aim3 of the Guide movement,
or of what the girls learn. It is for
this reason that next week's demonstration is to be staged. The girls'
know^dge of many useful things—
knowledge not to be obtained elsewhere—is most surprising. They
learn of the Morse code, woodcraft
igns, many kinds of knots, nature
lore an First Aid. They know what
to dc 'or cuts, bleeding, choking,
• i ■■■.ii i  burns and fainting.
Car these things, together with the
sense 11 responsibility, honor and
patriot! m instilled at all times, fail
to ir.'!■'  better citizens of the girls?
Tuesday evening, December 1st, at
eight o'clock. Let every mother of
a Guide be there.
The Executive Committee.
Friday evening last a meeting of
the directors of the Crnnbrook Pub-
lie Library took place in the rooms,
when several matters of Importance
came up for consideration. All
members of the board were present,
including Mrs. J. II. McQuaid, recently elected to tuke the place of
ex I*rincipu1 Porter, resigned. It
being felt thnt there arc many who
have not been asked to join thc lib
rury who would likely wish to uvail
themselves of its privileges, n now
oanvasslttg committee under the
leadership of Mrs. P. W. Willis wns
appointed to make a further canvas
of the city. The committee nt the
same time will canvas for books.
A real interest is now heing taken
in thc library and new members arc
joining every week.
The library is open from seven to
ten every Tuesduy, Thursday and
Saturduy evening.
Membership can he tnken out on
any of these nights. If you have a
book that you are through with,
leave it at the library and it will
be appreciated.
Called lo Medicine Hal
Tuesday evening Mr. Gib. Sinclair
left for Medicine Hat-on hearing of
the news of the seriou9 illness of a
relative in that city.
Calgary Tigers Enroute For
Portland to Open
Seldom does Cranbrook see or the
Crow's Nest line ever carry those profession^ sturs who thrill thc thousands of funs of each winter with
Canada's national sport, hockey.
Travelling in a private cur led by
the geniul Edward "Rosy" Elmer, acting manager in the absence of Lloyd
Turner, owner and munager of the
Calgary Tigers, who this winter is
located at Minneapolis; Hal Winkler,
bald    headed    goalkeeper;    Mervin
Red" Dutton and Herb Gardiner, defense; Harry Oliver, the team's star;
Emery   "Spunk"   Sparrow;   Archie
'Red" Briden; Gordon McFarlane
and Harold "Buster" Huffman, who
played the season for Cranbrook in
1922. The players passed through
this city on Thursday last, going
west. Buster is receiving a try-out
with the Tigers, and many fans are
pulling for him to make good. Head-
ley, Duncan, and Eddie Oatrnan,
coach, along with "Cully Wilson,
were already in Portland, and joined
the team there. The Tigers open the
season December 5th, at Portland,
against The Portland Rosebuds, then
play Victoria and Vancouver before
returning to the prairies; then to Edmonton and Saskatoon; home to Calgary for a few games, then around
the circuit again.
Fireman Lo«k   "Remans funeral
i ireuidii Loses   j WILL TAKE PLACE 0N
Life in Wnvk    SUNDAI_AFTERN00N
uie in wreck^^—^^^
ied Under Joint Auspices of
Freight Train Strikes Slide at
Mileage 17 West on
Friday Last
Firemen and Odd Fellows
Another car accident took place on
the Kimberley road on Saturday afternoon last, when a McLaughlin
stage car, driven by Robert McDonald, on its way to Kimberley, met
a car cominu south near the Bennett
Ranch, driven by Mr. A. Hani, of
this city, nnd carrying three pa.-sen-
Kcrs. Both car3 suirered considerable damage, the lighter car of Mr.
Ham especially. The McLaughlin
car went over to the si.it- of the
road, nnd it is stated that while endeavoring to drain thc engine, gasoline from   a   broken   gas   line   be-
The following statement of the receipts from the sale of the poppy replicas carried on by the G.W.V.A. in
the district during the Armistice
week recently, has been handed into
the Herald for publication.
Mrs. Thrasher, Bull River $13.15
Mrs_ Attree, Fort Steele    12.
Mrs* O. N. Jacobson,
Lumberton     25.70
Mrs. G. Donohoe, Wardner ....   34.40
Miss M. & E. Burlingham,
Yahk    37.50
Mrs. S. Soutter, Moyie    12.30
Mrs. C. O. Staples, Wycliffe ..   19.65
Mrs James, Concentrator    17.55
Mrs.' Chomat, Kimberley    70.05
M. MacDonald   $ 6.05
Tlans nre being arranged by the o. Ryde   3.55
Public  Health  nnd   Child   Welfare q. Higgins  11.40
Committee     of     thc     Cranbrook city:	
Women's Institute, to help thc pro-!So|ilm Dixon   j5.15
vinc-e-wide drive to rnise $50,000 to | jjjss Williams   7.60
build a solarium  for   the   crippled', Dorothy Spence   13.76
children of British Columbia, where I Beatrice Calhoun .... 3.15
they will have all thc  natural  ad-1 victor Haddad   1.45
vantages  necessary  to  help  in  the Elizabeth Miller  7.65
euro of their cases—sunshine, the sea Edith Carlyle   8.45
nnd  fresh  air.    A generous  friend ^Margaret Rutledge .. 0.60
has donated the site required on the ' j|ary Romanuk 70
Malnhnt  Beach,  Vancouver  Island, \MoUv joh„ston „"'*'. 23.25
and $50,000 is urgently needed for Ncttic john,t0n   24.90
tbe buildings.                                      j ^5
The Women's Institute ask that the Canteen Box 9.70
people of Crnnbrook and district
show their gratitude for sound limbs
and good health by asssiting this project. Full particulars will be given
If there were any who wore not
sure that Bluebirds are the hablngers
of happiness, they hnve changed their
mlndi nfter thc jolly dance put on
in the K. P. Hall on Fridny evening
last hy the hockey team of local ladies who bear the name of that popular winged species, as they certainly
ran true to form. For tho occasion
the ladies had the hall very prettily
decorated in thc blue and white colors of the club, tho very pleasing
effect obtained being the cause of
many complimentary remarks as soon
as the guests entered the hall. With
the commencement of the dance it
was evident that Queen Happiness
was to reign supreme, and her subjects who thronged the hall were
soon imbued with the same spirit, and
as jolly a dance as has ever been
staged in Cranbrook was the result.
The dancers seemed to find themselves possessed of winged feet as
they lightly foxed it or one-stepped.
That the orchestra contributed in no
Total  ?390.05
The G.W.V.A. wish to thank all
those who kindly assisted In the distribution and sale of the poppies in
any way. The proceeds from the
na|c of these armistice emblems, after
deducting the cost of them and the
expenses in connection with their
distribution, arc used by the veterans
for relief purposes, principally to
particularly needy veterans, and the
families or dependents of veterans.
ing might be judged by the fact thut
at thc conclusion of the Uu *■•<» three
•rousing cheers and a tiger wm given
for them. This somewhat Impromtu
organization made a great hit with
thc dancers. They were composed of
the following: Mrs. Art Wallace,
Leonard Burton, Dave Kay and
Frank Roberts. The floor managers
were Messrs. Les Dwelley and Jack
Young, who kept things going with
a good supply of pep. Each dance
was dedicated to some particular
member of sport in Cranbrook. At
two o'clock, there being no inclination or thought of stopping, another
hour was decided on, and only the
fear of being mistaken for owls deterred the ladies from agreeing to
another hour after that,
As a result of the dance the Blue
birds will realize a nice sum for the
small way to the success of the even- coming season.
came ignited and   before
could    be    done    the    car
total    loss.    Brown's    bus
along took  on  the  passengers and on Friday
In the expectation that thc body
of the late Robert Eley, which was
located at tho scene of the C.r.H.
wreck   at   Jerome   on   Friday   last,
  I would be recovered and brought to
The hazards of thfl railroader's "<« city on Thursday, arrangements
life were brought strikingly to notice •nave been mnde for thc fun-
on Friday last, shortly after noon,' eral to take place on Sunday after-
when it was learned that there had no"n, November 29th, nt 2 o'clock,
been a wroc'» on the C.P.R., at' Service will be conducted by Rev.
mileage 17, west, about midway bc- W. T. Tapscott at the Baptist Church,
tween Jerome and Moyie, and that commencing at that hour. In the
Robert Eley, fireman on the engine, cortege to the cemetery the members
was missing. of the Brotherhood   of   Locomotive
It was a freight train thnt came to Fireracn will march, the deceased
grief, which left the city about half havin8 only a short time before his
past ten, in charge of Wm. Long, deatn c,lPre98*-**d a desire, If anything
conductor, the train crew consisting un'owurd happened to him at his
of Harry Gammon, engineer; Robert work at "ny time' that he be buried
Eley, fireman, II. J. Huxtable, head- /by tnis "Binization. At tho graveside,
end brakeman, and E. Gummer, fo"owinK 'he service of committal by
rear-end brakeman. Going round Mr' Tollsco"> the service of the Firc-
the curve just about the spot called nKn wi" also bo *Wm- Members of
the narrows, a slide was encountered, thc' 0(l1' FclloW8 "'" "'so be in at-
and in the short distance intervening '""'ance at tho funeral in a body,
it was impossible to stop tho train. {iK lato Mr- E,cy bein« a member of
The engine struck the obstruction, tnnt "gnnizntion, and he will bc in-
was partly turned round towards the lcrl<;d in ,hc 0(lli fellows' plot in
lake, and finally toppled over into the tho cen"-'lery- Six brother firemen
water, and plunged head downwards, wi" "ct as P"" bentors, Messrs. O. T.
dragging tho tender with it at an B"rre"- Fr»nk Resell "nd J. Mc
angle and two cars from the train, (;""um rePr<-Sonting the Odd Fellows
one a loaded coal ear, and the other "ls0' alonK witn Mcssre- Jo8ePh B'r"
a box car. When stock could be km' KoEcr Bartholomew and Thos.
taken of the situation, it wos found N"rth' Amon& tho8e attending the
that Harry Gammon hnd been thrown fuIle',ul> "1 addition to the family,
into the lake, and cut about the head, W,U be Mcs8r8- H"rr>' Gammon and
but was fortunutely able to swim "' J' """'able, who were on the
out; Bert Huxtuble had jumped on mg*"c with thc deceased, A. J. At-
the bank side of the engine, und had """?"' mt> other clo8c ,riends ot the
also suffered cuts, but no trace could 'Hmlly*
be found of the fireman. i ,      ■ • ■
The   obstruction that was struck BLACK   DIAMONDS
was a slide of rock und dirt from the j   VirTORinilC  PAWI CDC
overhanging bank above, and a con-I    »IVIUIUUUS   DUYVLCK3,
siderable quantity of debris was shot1   CHALLENGE THE WORLD
onto thc track, including some im- j 	
mense rocks, ten and fifteen feet Monday evening last saw the high
across. The track had been patrol- lights of the bowling firmament colled but a short time before, and it lide in'a spectacular game which was
is established from this fact that the the third and deciding encounter at
slide occurred not earlier than about ten pins at the City Bowling Alley,
half an hour before tho freight train The Black Diamonds, led by C. A.
came along. The train, as a matter Towriss, and thc Big Four, piloted
of fact, was fifteen or twenty min- by J. Taylor, were the opposing fac-
utes late leaving this city, so tions and as each team had won a [ parlors, relief was felt all over the
there is a chance thut if it had left game, this one was for blood, or to J eity, not only that the anxiety and
the city on time, it would have be more exact, chicken, it being suspense was ended for those who
gotten past, and the passenger train, agreed that the losers should pay for were waiting with sorrowful patience,
twenty minutes behind the freight, the chicken for the crowd. The but because it meant also that thc
would have met the obstruction, with game started with both teams bowl-' friends of the deceased fireman
even more appalling results, it can ing well, the Black Diamonds leading would at least be able to pay their
be readily imagined. by 14 points in the first set.   It was  last respects to his memory, as be-
Tbe passenger train behind was in the second frame that the Towriss fitted one who had died at his duty,
flagged and stopped ot Jerome, and men polished up their buttons and and in harness,
it was from there that the first news outshone their rivals, due largely to With the passing of Robert Eley
of the wreck came, when A. J, Bal- the brilliant bowling of their leader, ' there went from human ken one who,
ment, conductor of the passenger, Towriss, with a score of 195 and * if his circle of intimate friendship
^telephoned in the news, and this led Morin with 192. The coal men won had not been large, had established
to the impression that first prevailed this set by 153 points, giving them for himself a sterling regard in tha
that it was thc passenger that had a favorable lead of 167 points to hearts of those who knew him inti-
met with a mishap. start the third frame, which was won  mately, while to those acquaintance
Enquiry into the circumstance.) of by the Taylor men with a margin of with him was not quite so close, he
the wreck lead one to wonder how 17 points. The Black Diamonds won ' was known as an exemplary charac-
it was there were not even more the match by 2008 to 1858. Follow- ter, reliable, quiet in disposition, and
disastrous results than actually oc- ing the match a sumptuous chicken   in every way by which the standard
Discovered Wednesday Afternoon and Extricated
Following  Day
In response to a hurried call by
wire, which he received on Saturday
nfternoon lust, at Vancouver, James
Moore, diver, who has been employed at work in the harbor there under
water,  reached  Moyie    on    Sundny
evening,   with   an    assistant,   Jack
Roberts, and his diving equipment,
anything t0 assist in the search for the body
was   a Pf Robert Eley, CP.R., fireman, who
coming l°sl bis life in the wreck al Jerome
lost.    Mr.  Moore  is the
their baggage, and also put out the diver who was employed by the Kast
fire    with    the    fire   extinguishers Kootenay Power Co., in their work
they carry.    The other ear,  it  was Ilt Klko some time ago, and with Mr.
found, could  not  be  moved on  its Roberts, renewed acquaintance with
wheels, and had to be lifted bodily 5Ir-   T.   Miller,   of   Slaterville,   also
out of the rond till it could receive  formerly employed at Elko, while in
attention to be palled in. [this city.
This accident again emphasizes the] The diver has also been undertnk-
necessity of care in driving over this ing the diving work necessary in the
road, where there are so many curs! salvage of the engine and tender.
Pawing In both directions daily. No. 3885, which was pitched into
There are many places where no Moyie Lake as a result of the week,
driver can see very far ahead, and He surveyed the scene of the mishap
sufvty first should be the eonsidera- on Sunduy nfternoon, and on Mondny
tion at all times. the    necessury    preparation!    were
Fortunutely none of the pnssen- made for a descent. On Tuesday
gers in either car Buffered any in-Ithe tender hnd been raised, and it
juries In the collision on Saturday, j was hoped that with this done, and
though a little buggage is understood the cab made accessible, it would
to have been lost.
result in the discovery of the body
of the raising 'ireman. The diver
reported that when he went into the
cab of the enginj, ther was considerable coal in it, eppatyjtly shot out
. fop eighteen years'oi th€ tender>but tnere wm n° "p*
j of the  missing fireman.   A search
—- j round the engine also failed to reveal
Parents and Other Relatives, an>" tract-of him at first, but the diver hazarded the opinion that he might
be found beneath the mass of coal
Are Resident in
Five days after the accident
which cost him his life, the body of
the late Robert Eley, was discovered
in Moyie Lake, beneath the tender
"of the engine of which he had been
fireman, and another day elapsed before he could be extricated. 'When
the body was brought in to this city
and   removed   to   the   undertaking
was measured, an upright man.
He was born at Petley, near Birmingham, England, thirty-five yean
curred. The freight train was trav- dinner was partaken of at the par-
citing about fifteen miles an hour lors of the City Bakery where Mrs.
round the curve, and the head-end Belanger had a dinner fit for a king.
brakeman, riding on thc bank side The boys enjoyed themselves to the ' ago, but had been resident in Cran
of the cab, was apparently the first limit. The good natured rivalry ' brook for the last eighteen year.-,
to see the slide on the track, and call- which has existed in connection with being connected with the C.P.R. for
ed out a warning to the others. Thc these games has occasioned a lot of fifteen or sixteen years. His father
fireman also apparently got a fun and it ia likely that they will be and mother arc still residing in Eng-
glimpse of it, and the engineer im- but the forerunner of many other .land, and he has a brother and sister
mediately set his brakes, though games between these and other or- also there. His sudden death broke-
realizing that the train could not he ganizations to bc staged at the City rudely into a happy home life, where
stopped in tho short distance. The Bowling alleys, which have, under a childhood acquaintance, ripening
brakeman, on the bank side of th? the efficient management of X. Hoi- into friendship, had brought ulti-
enginc, jumped for safety, and sus- doner, become a popular place of mately a happy married life of some
tained bad cuts on the face, and also amusement. The Black Diamonds twelve yeurs in this city. Besides
suffered a wrench to his knee and have issued a challenge to all and the widow there nre left four child-
other cuts and bruises. Ho wns for- sundry for a game of ten pins, bestjren, two boys and two girls, Evelyn,
tunate in apparently falling on his two out of three. It is understood j aged 11, Doris 9, Franklin T nnd
hand* and knees, as this probubly thut the challenge has been sent to j Douglas aged 4.
prevented him from rolling back be- Nelson and it is the hope of the local. Besides being a member of the
neath the truin. The experience of bowling fans that the Nelson team Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen,
the engineer wns even more miracu- will accept.    Home and home games | he also belonged to the local lodge
lous, nnd Mr. Gammon is not able
yet to explain how ho came to
escape. He was not prepared to
jump apparently, till the engine was
close upon thc slide, and then, being
slightly built, was able to get out of
the window of the cab, but then the
lurching of thc engine appears to
have thrown him elenr, and after
hitting the bunk he rolled into the
water upparently, and has a very
vivid recollection of the engine
towering over him, seemingly about
to overwhelm him in its fall into the
lake. How he escaped being hit no
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i of Odd Fellows, and these two or
| ganizations are currying out the
funeral nrrungements, the present
420 understanding being thnt the obse-
455 quies will take place on Sunday after-
519' noon, conducted by Rev. W. T. Taps-
455 cott, of the  Baptist   Church,   with
 .which body the late Mr. Eley was
I Mrs. Eley has had the sympathy
494 of many friends in her sorrowful
500 vigil and strain of the past few days,
472 and to her, and thc children who
642 have been so suddenly made father
. less, sincere condolences have been
Totals     651   735   622   2008 extended on every hand,
are counted on.
Following are the scores:
Big Four
Geo. Simpson    145   142 142
J. Taylor 160   140 165
Mcb. Dallas       185   165 179
Jim Martin       147   145 163
Totals     637   582 639
Black Diamonds
C. A. Towriss   153   195 146
P. Morin 173   192 136
O. Orins 145   160 167
J. Bigattini        180   188 174
that had fallen out from the tender,
and the upset coal car on the train,
along with a quantity of rock and
other debris that had been shot into
the lake when the engine and tender
and the carl plowed their way down
into the water.
This proved to be the case, and on
Wednesday afternoon the diver, in
exploring a heap of debris some
distance from the engine, and
where the tender had been, uncovered the feet of the victim of tbe
accident, and when equipped with
other tools was able to extricate the
body on Thursday. It was raised to
tbe surface and brought to the city,
being removed to the undertaking
parlors. A suction pump was put
into use to enable the diver to extricate the body.
It was stated at the scene of the
wreck that an effort was to be made
Thursday to lift the fore port of
the engine, though there wa3 some
question as to whether the equipment
to hand was heavy enough for this
work, and whether the track would
stand it. Heavy lifting equipment
went through from Calgary on Wednesday to assist in raising the engine.
W. J. Renix, master mechanic for
B.C. lines of the C.P.R., arrived on
Tuesday evening, and took charge
of the operations at the wreck. He
had the heavy crane from Calgary
rushed through and taken out to
Jerome early Thursday morning.
In the meantime, an organized effort was made on Wednesday afternoon to drag the water near the
scene of the accident, in the possibility that the fireman might have
been thrown clear and stunned before he reached the water, and his
body drifted away.
No effort was spared, both by
the railway company, and by friends
of the deceased fireman in the brotherhoods and societies with which
he was connected, to recover the
body in order to relieve the suspense
of the widow and friends of tho
Preparing  Ice  For  Rink
Geo. Reece has been busy for the
last ten days at thc skating rink and
has already got a very good foundation. All that remains now is for
a little tightening up in the weather
and skating will be announced. A
year ago, thc rink opened on the
28th of November, This year it
would seem that it will be considerably later.
Cards & Dancing - Auditorium, Friday December 4th
Thursday, November 26th, 1925
connected   with   thc   work   of   the   ib was announced from London, Eng-
Church of England In Kimberley.     I land, that   an   exhibit   of   Alberta
The new building contains well ap-  creamery butter, salted, made in the
pointed residential quarters for tho' plant of P. Burns Company at Ed-
Thc Anglican Church building in
Kimberley is now an accomplished fact und the opening services on
Nov. loth will be long remembered
by all who were privileged to attend,
including many from Cranbrook.
In the course of a very few weeks
a beautiful church has been erected
nnd equipped, and to say that it is
a credit to Kimberley, nr to any town,
is merely stating the simple truth.
The Gothic windows, arched chancel, beautiful two manual organ, nnd
other furniture, all bear testimony to
the devotion which hus underlain thc
building, completion ond dedication
of the church lo the service of Almighty God.
A vestry and kitchenette go to
complete an edifice in every way
worthy of its high purpose.
The builders, llu- Otis Staples Co.
und the carpenters under Foreman
England, certainly deserve credit for
the work and their kindness in rushing it through.
A ehuir hus been culled into heing
and, besides leading the hearty c
gregational singing, rendered in
manner entirely satisfactory the
beautiful anthem, "Seek Ye the
Lord," in which Mrs. E. Marsden sus.
tained the solo part in her usual
charming manner, Mr. E, Marsden
efficiently presided at tbe organ.
Appropriate hymns und special
psalms were sung, and the congregation showed their evident appreciation by the way in whicli tliey henrti.
ly joined in.
About 200 worshippers attended
the dedication service in the evening,
and the offertory for the building
fund was eminently .satisfactory.
At the morning service Archdeacon
Graham spoke impressive words based
on the .steadfast faith referred to in
St. Paul's epistle to the Hebrews,
and mentioned the fruits of fuith and
patience exemplified in the beautiful
building to be dedicated In the even
ing. The happy choice of the name
of All Saints was the subject of beautiful comment and commendation.
The vicar, Kev. W. J. Crick, assisted in the morning and evening:
and was felicitated by the preacher
on the .success of the work curried
out with the assistance of the parish oners.
In the evening the beautiful dedication service prescribed by the
Book of Common Prayer wus conducted by the Archdeacon, who was
assisted, in addition to thc vicar, by
Rev. P. V. Harrison, Rural Dean,
of Cranbrook. The sermon was
based on Matthew 2(!-lfi, "What shull
a man give in exchange for his soul.'
The Archdeacon pointed out that
this sentence is often misunderstood.
It is frequently thought to mean
"what shall a mun tuke for his soul,"
instead of "how shall he obtain his
soul." Any person's body is useless
without a soul, and in the same way
the church would he useless without
the soul, it is therefore the duty of
all to put a soul into thc building and
community by way of sacrifice, love
and devotion. A building, however
simple, with a soul is really beautiful, but tt building, however magnificent, without a soul, is useless.
Archdeacon Graham Ig a favorite
with local congregations, and that
he was able to he there at that
time was a delight to all in uny way
vicar, who has already taken up his
residence  there.
nton, had won first prize and gold
medal in the colonial section of thc
London dairy show1, one of the largest shows of its kind in the world.
This means that this exhibit from
Alberta stood ahead of all the other
RINKS FOR SEASON British Empire, not including Britain
1 itself. Two other exhibits from Alberta were given high commendation
in the show, while the first prize in
the unsulted butter section went to
the Co-operative Creameries of Ro
gin a.
The annual meeting of the Kimberley Curling Club took plnce in the
office of the C.M. & S. Co. on Tuesday evening of last week.
President    Higgins    occupied   the
hair, and the secretary, Mr. A. A.
Ward, was also in attendance, as well
is a splendid turnout of other enthusiastic curlers.
The minutes of previous mooting,
nnd the financial statement for the
previous yenr were read und approv-
The next business wus the election
of officers, and the following is a list
of those appointed:
Patron   W
Hon. Prea	
Ist Vice-Pres. ..,
2nd Vice-Pres. .
Following is a statement of ore received at the Trail Smelter for the
period November 8th to Uth, inclusive:—
M. Archibald   Allenby Copper Co., Allenby.... 109
. A. B. Ritchie   Boundary Merc. & Equip Co.,
J. A. Higgins j        Grand Porks      43
E. S. Shannon LEAD
. Win. Lindsay  Alamo, Alamo      2G
Sec'y-Trens  A. A. Ward   Bell, Beaverdell   49
Chaplain   N. W. Burdett  Duthie, Smithers   32
Executive Committee! R. E. Crer-' Porcupine, Cruwford Bay   3
ar, C. A. Poote, E, James, C. G. Dahl- j Queen Bess, Alamo   3
gren, D. L. Thompson.                     ■ I Ramblei^Cariboo, Rambler   5
Ice Committee: Neil McKinnon, E.  Ruth Hope, Sandon   20
the fall of 1920. Six miles were
huilt this year, and the road is in
excellent shape now, but the route
is not open. Tho B.C. government
has six miles to finish on its share
of the road linking up the Banff highway with Golden. The coast province has already done 11 miles of
road work. The B.C. highway is 12
feet wide, and the parks road is 20
feet wide.
Fair Dancers Display Art on C. P. Liner Minnedosa
Refreshment Committee: P. Gougeon, C. Cooke, P. D. Murphy.
Ludies' Committee: C. D. Wood-
rock, D. Sutherland, R. P, McKay.
Invitations from the Coleman, Alberta, Curling Club and the Crow's
Nest Pass Curling Association were
Silversmith, Sandon     90
Alamo, Alamo   108
Lucky Jim, Rosebery      97
Silversmith, Sandon      90
Whitewater, Retallack     35
Bluebell,  Riondel    339
tendered, through Mr. W. N. Donald-' Galena Farm, Silverton   136
son, to take part in the bonspiei at Monitor, Three Forks     82
Coleman in Junuary. DRY
The question of joining the B.C.   Knob Hill, Republic, Wn  110
Curling Association was left to the ' McAllister, Three Forks   180
executive. | Quilp, Republic, Wn  222
A vote of thanks to the officers of ; Company Mines    8489
the 1924-25 association for their services, and to Charlie Cooke for his
efficiency as chief of the commissariat was carried.
All intending members were asked
to have their names listed with the
Total   10328
Fernie Prepares For Hockey
(Prom the Fernie Free Press)
Hockey this season will very likely
secretary before December 1st, when ' take the form of a city league as in
draws will bc made for the formation   the previous seasons.    There seems
of the rinks.
(Fernie Free I'ress)
An enthusiastic meeting of curlers was held on Tuesday of lust week
for reorganization work for ihe sen-
son. Sherwood llerchnier occupied
the chair and gave nn interesting talk
on curling mutters generally.
The election of officers then look
place and resulted ns follows:
Hon.  President: Jus. Johnston.
President: A. C. Llphardt,
1st Vice-Pres.: A. Watson.
2nd Vice-Pres.: Win. Baldrey.
Chaplain: Rev. W. Burns.
Sec.-Treas.: T. Beck.
Executive Committee: D, Harvie,
G. R. Johnston, W. II. Gates.
Wm. Baldrey and Jack Wallace
were appointed a membership committee and will endeavor to secure as
many curlers for the season as possible.
The annual fee was fixed as follows: Old curlers, $15; perfectly
green curlers, $10.' This should be
an incentive for new curlers to join.
Old curlers in tho past have always
been generous in letting new curlers
use their rocks, nnd the meeting
hoped that the policy would be continued to a greater extent.
An executive meeting wns held
after the general meeting, when applications for tho position of ice man
were received. The position was offered to Tom Shorthouse on account
of being an old member of the club
and having previous experience.
As soon as the membership com
mittee complete their work a meeting
of the executive will be called to
select skips, who will then pick their
A very interesting opening bon-
Not quite all tho people who come to Canada lliese diiys from lho Brilish Isles arc immigrants. Hero is n group
of English duncors, wh« recently performed before their Majesties, the King and Queen, at tlio Alhnmbra
Theatre in London. They ure shown on the deck of the Canadian Pacific liner Minnedosa, rehearsing some of tho
steps that will captivate audiences in tho Canadian und American cities where they uro billed to appear on their
thirty weeks visit to this continent.
Makes 20th Annual Hunting Trip
to be no dearth of talent this year.
and four good teams should be easily
picked to form the league.    There spiel is being considered by the exe
are quite a number of newcomers to cutive.
the city who may be able to cop a
SUPPOSEDLY FIREPROOF place in the Pernie team which will
-    - I enter the  B.C.  play-offs.   J.   Fred
A   synthetic   board,   non-inflam-' £eotti of Cranbrook, who attended
mable and resisting heat and cold,   the Bc- Amateur Hockey Associa-
may soon be manufactured from saw-   tion meeting at the coast this week,
A group of lumber men at Tacoma
became interested in tbe possibilities
of the product after a demonstration
proved that thc synthetic board would
withstand a flame that would cut
through steel. Sawdust and other
mill waste are treated with chemicals
and made into a pulp. The pulp is
then pressed into boards of any size.
Lumber men behind the project believe that it will make possible fireproof houses of wood. The cost of
synthetic boards were estimated at
$15 per 1000 square feet for boards
!i inch thick.
was elected Vice-President of the Association, so the interior have a representative on the provincial executive who will see that the clubs
in this section of the province are
not overlooked. It is expected that
a meeting will be called shortly, probably at Cranbrook, of all the clubs
in East Kootenay to outline a program for the coming season.
Triumph  for Alberta Butter
The greatest triumph yet scored
by Alberta creamery butter in competition was recorded recently, when
May Complete Field-Golden Road
Application for $75,000 will be
made through the federal government for the completion of the highway to the Rocky Mountain park
boundary into British Columbia on
the new road reaching on through
to Golden. Fourteen miles have to
be completed yet, and it is expected
that this will be pushed through by
Victoria.—When the select committee of thc Legislature on municipal matters organized fur the session with A. D. Paterson, Delta,
chairman, one of tho first things to
come up before it was a report upon
the replies which were received to
a questionuiro which was decided upon last year. This was sent out to
the seventy odd councils in the Province asking for an expression of
opinion on a prosposal to change the
date of municipal elections from
January to December, which latter
date is now in effect in Vancouver
and Victoria. Of the thirty-seven
replies which were sent to the com
mittee twenty-four were in fuvor of
a change and thirteen were against
uch a step. Fifteen cities and nine
districts expressed themselves for
December elections and nine districts
and four cities for January. The
committee heard thc report and left
the matter over for further consideration.
DELIVERIES of grain to tho
lakehead by the Canadian National Railways during September just closed exceeded the combined deliveries of September, 1924,
and 1028, according to grain figures
issued at Winnipeg on Oct. 1st,
18,913 cars were delivered during
September, 1026, against 4,661 in
September, 1924. and 12,656 in the
sumo month of 11)23. The daily
average for September, 1925, wns
030 curs against the previous record
of 322, established in September,
New records were made by tho
Canadian National In other brunches
of the grain movement also. Marketings during the month were 52,-
207,000 bushels ngninst the previous
high mark of 80,770,000, mado in
September, 1923. Loadings wero
27,878 cars and 37,217,000 bushels
during tho month compared with
22,508 enrs and 28,472,000 bushels in
September, 1923. Total loadings on
Canadian National lines to the end
of September this year were 29,284
cars nnd 39,038,000 bushels, agninst
11,079 cars containing 14,632,000
bushels at the same date last year.
On several days toward thc end
of the month, loadings reached from
1,400 to 1,500 cars per day, which
during the ten-hour working day required the loading of approximately
two and a half cars per minute iu
order to reach this total. Reducing
the time to seconds it was estimated
thnt at least 60 bushels of grain (the
contents of a farmer's wagon box)
were loaded into a car on Canadian
National Western lines every second
during the ten-hour working day.
Tho heaviest week of tho
senson by four million
bushels in grain marketings closed on Oct 1st.
Loadings for the week
were heavier than any
previous week sinco the
opening of the grain season by 1,200 cars or nearly
one million bushels. Compared with statistics for
tho same period
last year, tbe
week's marketings
were just twice those of 1924, while
the loadings were larger by 3,837
cars, or 4,258,000 bushels.
A record week was also experienced at the lakehead, when 6,149
cars of grain were unloaded and 60
boats, carrying 13,292,000 bushels,
were cleared for eastern markets.
During the same week last year only
2,208 cars were unloaded and 29
boats, carrying
6,806,000 bushels,
were cleared.
Canadian National loadings for
the week by provinces were: 3,-
486,000 bushels in
Manitoba; 0,970,000 bushels in Saskatchewan; 1,571,000 bushels in Alberta; making a total of 10,475,000
bushels, or 8,580 earn, for the period.
Marketings at C.N. points were:
4,167,00 bushels, Manitoba; 11,825,000
bushels, Saskatchewan; 2,220,000
bushels, Alberta; total, 17,568,000
bushels. This leaves in store nt
midnight Thursdny in country elevators in the three provinces in tho
order given above: 2,619,000, 12,-
734,000 and 1,972,090 bushels, a
total of 17,355,000 bushels in storage ns compared with 0,579,000
bushels at the same date last year.
The movement west is speeding
up also, ns threshing progresses
in the western districts, 417 enrs
having arrived at Van-
. couver during August nnd
Hfew        September.    This is just
mp 201 currf more thnn during tho same two
months lost year.
Dir Thomas Esmonde, Bart., of Dublin, Ireland, nnd
O the first Senator of the Irish Free State to visit
Canada, has just enjoyed his twentieth annual hunting
md fi hlug trip in the Dominion. With Lady Esmonde
"io Is .tt present moose hunting near Saint John. N.B.
During n fortnight spent In British Columbia Sir
flmniiis and Lady Esmonde enjoyed tho hospitality of
me of tho Canadian Pacific Railway's camps at Bull
Uver, wliere S!r Thomas secured tho big stag shown In
"i i   picture.      He  Is  known  throughout the British
Empire ns a crack, shot and keen angler, and while on
this continent will procure the eggs of land-locked
salmon with which the Irish Free State fisheries will
replenish the lakes,and streams of the South of Ireland.
Lady Esmonde before her recent marriage to Sir
Thomas was Miss Anna Frances Levins, of New York.
For both hunting nnd fishing Sir Thomas proclaims
Canada to be his faVorite holiday retreat, nnd with I*ady
Esmonde expects to come to the Dominion again next
Radium Hot Springs In Tne Rocki
Oixty-four yean ago, when Sir
^ Goorge Simpson wai making
the first overland tour around the
world, he came across some hot
springs on the western slopes of the
Rocky Mountains which the local
Kootenay Indiana frequented on account of their curative properties.
As the white settlers came In after
the Wild Horse Creek Gold Rush,
these came to be called The Fairmont Hot Springs, and became t
well known landmark on the Government road from Lake Windermere to Cranbrook. In 1012 an English rancher, Mr. Heap Holland, purchased them and erected bathing facilities, and two years ago made expensive improvements In connection
pith his development of a bungalow
camp, The waters on analysis
.proved to contain a higher percentage of radium In solution than any
other Springs on the American Con-
m»m\ higher tw ***** Home at
Arkansas, In addition to valuable
curative deposits of magnesium and
lime. The Canadian Pacific Railway had obtained right of way
through his property In consideration of calling their station Radium,
and these Radium Hot Springs now
attract many visitors, the camp having a capacity for seventy persons.
A special bath Is now being constructed for the Indiana, under the
superintendence of Louis Arbel, the
Kootenay Chief, while the white folk
have a spacious swimming pool surrounded by scrupulously clean dressing rooms. There is a tennis court
and horses with guides are available
for riding the neighboring trails,
while large numbers of automobllists
visit the Springs during the summer
months. Mr. Heap Holland haa the
Intention of making this an all-year
resort, as the waters have a temperature of 120' and never freeie.
The only fly In the ointment Is
that the Qovernment operates rival
hot Springe ea th* Butt-Hinder-
mere Road, which are also called Radium Hot Springs, thla being th*
post office address. These Springs
are also highly curative, and hav*
also a neighboring bungalow camp
which was erected by the Canadian
Pacific Railway, and Is operated
very successfully by the Misse*
Armstrong. The Government Hot
Springs wero for many yeara known
as the Sinclair Hot Springs, being
named after James Sinclair, an old
time pioneer, who Is the first known
white man to have crossed the Sin*
clalr Pass In 1842. The virtues of
these Springs were known not only
to the Indians but to the animals,
and It Is credibly reported that In
the old daya bear* used to bath*
their paws ln the waters to secure
relief from rheumatism. While
there ll a natural confusion through
the duplication of names, both resorts are rapidly Increasing In popularity, chiefly owing to the Is-
crease In automobile (raffle UmMfc
th* Rockle*.   ZJt Thursday, November 26th, 192.1
n $^\ affords
if<^\ \   benefit as well
■A^s^Y^    as pleasure.
Healthful exercise for the teeth
and a spur to digestion,  A long*
lasting refreshment,  toothing   to
nerves and stomach.
,    The World Famous
Sweetmeat* untouched ,
by   hands, full of /
—They Wear Longer—
Price, age 6 to 7, $2.00
age 8, 2.25
age 9 to 10,   250
age 12,        2.75
Armstrong Ave.
■ . . .  »  i  i  . . i  i ii«,
Barristers, Solicitors, &c.
Offices: Imperial Bank Bldg;.
IN K. of P. HALL
Open Every Thursday from
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thc regular social gathering of the
Lumberton Club was held last Wednesday evening in the Lumberton
Hall. Six tables of cards were in
play during the early part of the
evening. Refreshments were served
after the conclusion of the cards.
Thc remainder of the evening was
spent in dancing. The monthly business meeting and annual election of
officers will take place this week on
Wednesday evening; at which time
a complete report will be given by
the treasurer of the club, and considerable business of importance to
the club will also be brought to the
attention of the members. It is
hoped that a large crowd will turn
out. The program has been arranged
so that ciirMs will start at an earlier
hour than has been the custom, owing to the extra amount of business
to cume before the club.
Mr. Hamlin, of the Ilerron Lumber Co., North Totiowanda, New
York, Bponl Saturday of last week
in Luniberlon on business for his
Messrs. H. P, Klinestiver and P.
Andrew left for Bonners Ferry, Idaho, on Sunday afternoon, and return-
id Ihe following day, having spent
tlieir time there in the interests 0*
the Spruce Mills.
Mr. Harley Miner, who hog been
spending a few days' holiday in Spokane and other points, returned to
Lumberton on Sunday afternoon of
this week.
Logging operations of the Spruce
Mills are under full swing in the
four camps. About three hundred
nnd fifty men are employed in the
woods. This is the largest number
of men ever employed at one time
since the start of operations in 1921,
in the woods. There has been no
hauling up to the present time, however; this will be started in the near
future. The caterpillars have been
overhauled very recently and are in
excellent condition for their winter's
work. The large G.M.C. truck, which
has been used in the freight haul by
Messrs. Jostad & Nelson, of Bull
River, has been taken off for this
winter and has been replaced by one
of the caterpillars.
Miss Miller was a week-end visitor
at Yahk.
Mr. Bernie Sternberg was the
lucky one to shoot a deer last Sunday,
out of the bunch of Lumberton hunters who set out in quest of the fleet-
footed animals. The day's shoot resulted in a one-hundred and fifty
pound white tail buck.
zens of the province asking them to
accept the chairmanship of the local
committees to secure its observance.
The Chairman of the B.C. Joint
Committee of Relief, popularly
known as "the Armenian Relief," has
received favorable replies from all
parts of the province. Asked as to
just what Golden Rule observance
means, it can be said:
"It means one orphanage meal, not
a starvation meal, in each co-operating home, bare boards, simple fare
like rice, brown bread, stewed fruit,
cocoa, in cups if possible, fellowship
with 100,01)0 or more children in
Bible lands who have this fare every
day, and for whom the orphanage
supplies their only food, .shelter and
present parentage, and a donation to
their funds. Bear in mind, these
children nre the survivors of those
who were massacred by the Turks because they became our ailie.s and because of their Christian faith. They
are international wards."
W. II. Malkin, the treasurer of the
B. C. Committee, is in high hopes
from the organization of local groups
that Golden Rule Sunday, Dec. 0, will
not disappoint the tens of thousands
who have reason to hope for life itself upon its wide observance. It was
observed last year in over 50 countries, ond it will have still wider observance this year. A local meeting
may be held to discuss the matter.
The Licut-G-yernor, His Honor
Walter C. Nicol, in endorsing Golden
Rule Sunday, Dec. 6, has written the
mayors and other representative citi-
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— PHONE 88 —
As Coal Dealers—
We dot our i's and cross our t's, --- we pay
strict attention to details.
That's why we have no trouble writing
into all transactions with our Customers
DECEMBER 10—11—12
Cot the Christmas market in the big city
Kuter Now.    Write for Prize Lists.
Poultry, Fox, Rabbit, Dog, Cat, Cage Bird Sbowi In conjunction.    Program every evening in the Horie Show Building.
You? ticket is good in thc prize drawing for sides of beef, mutton,
pork and turkeys.   Make this the event of the Season.
440 Pender St. W., Vancouver.   Vancouver Exhibition Assoc.
fancy prices at inid-wititer.
Due to almost winter weather putting the harvest of much of the Alberta tuber crop out of the question,
considerable tonnage of Kast Kootenay potatoes has moved into Crow
line points in that province, while an
ever-increasing demand continues al
Kimberley. A few cars have been
sold in Minneapolis at very satisfactory returns to the grower.
Although o greatly increased acreage in the Creston district was set
out to potatoes in 1925, it is doubtful
if the crop there will supply thc local
needs. The very dry summer kept
the yields down to less than a ton per
ncre on more than a few ranches
The total potato crop in East Koo-
'tenay is approximately 3G00 tons,
according to Dominion fruit and vegetable inspector A. McL. Fletcher,
who wa8 here on an official visit recently, and who made a visit to several other points in East Kootenay.
According to the figures given Mr.
Fletcher, the average yield hns been
about seven tons per acre, as the district agriculturist's figures show that
nearly 900 acres were planted to potatoes in thc area, which stretches
from Flagstone on the south, west to
the Cranbrook district, and north to
Golden, in which latter district, owing to its close proximity to the Dominion experimental farm, considerable attention has been given to
Mr. Fletcher states that up till this
week the growers had been in no
hurry to sell, even at offers as high
as -$50 a ton, and much of the crop  .  }}'M,<: walking across the railroad
. .      . ,     . , .   , bridge on Sunday, Nov 15th, Adolph
is gomg into storage for expected Anderson   fell,   striking   his   toe
Mr.  Maclntyre,  of  Waldo,  spent
several days of this week in Ward-
ner, visitinu his daughter-, .Mis. Tuny
Thompson and Mrs. Wm. Holton. Mr.
Maclntyre returned a fow weeks ago
from a three month's holiday in his
home in Caven Garden, County of
Fermanagh, Ireland, bringing his
daughters, as a souvenir of his visit,
u piece of the true Bleleck pottrey,
The formula for the making of this
pottery is guarded with utmost
crecy, and as Bieleck is the only
place of its manufacture, it is
paratively rare, it is said by
thorities thut rose leaves form part
of the formula, according to Mr
Among the annual prizes awarded
a couple of weeks ago by the C.P.R.
was ono won by Paul Storey, of
Wanlner, for the best kept station
garden. Tom Bundy, of Ericksi
won first prize for thu best station
flower garden. This, however, is no
novelty to Mr. Bundy, as he usually
carries off the first prize in this
line, and during his several years
stay as agent in Wardner, he'won
first each year in succession, nml appears to be doing tho same in Ericic-
son, where he has been agent for the
past few years since leaving Wardner. Old Wardner friends of Mr.
nnd Mrs. Bundy are pleased Io hear
of his continued successes. Also,
congratulations Paul.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wynne, Mrs.
Wm. Holtom, Mr. and Mrs. Gee.
Renick, Mr. nnd Mrs. Paul Storey
and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harris, motored to Cranbrook to take in the
show Saturday.
Mrs. Howard Haney antl daughter,
of Bull River, spent Fritlny visiting
relatives here.
asy Lessons in "
cAuthor cf "Ferguson on eduction Srfdgf
CopyrigitL 1925 by Hoyle, Jr.
la what way don the e-.nert differ
from any other auction playei ? Has he
more imagination, more coiirayp, rinre
;vsourcriiiincss, moreorigi'i i • } What
particular cjuality makes him stand out
. mong iiii icllowa? If there is anything
lhat wc don't understand wc usually
ibject it to a close examination and
.uksis so let's do thc same with the
Xpert let us place him under the
■nirrnscope and let its lens magnify his
tut i.s. Let us observe and analyze his
bidding nnd play.
The following hand is illustrative of
the writer's contention that in the
laiiRiiaite of sport, the expert "has everything."
Hand No. 1
Hearts —A, 10,9, 7
Clubs — Q
Diamonds — A, K, 10, 5
Spades — K, Q, 8, 7
No score, rubber game. The expert, Z,
dealt and bid one diamond, a perfect
example of thc four card suit bid ir
prefmnce to thc no-trump. The singleton club is a danger spot in no-trump
because a good player with a set up
club suit and thc lead would pass the
no-trump. In this particular hand, A
had a six card club suit and his partner
the are of spjdes so that a no-trump
bid by North would have failed to make
the contract by one trick. Z, however,
possessed the first requisite oi the ex-
l>crt, good judgment, so bid one diamond. A passed and Y bid twodiamonds
to give his partner another chance to
bid. B passed and Z now had to do a
little thinking. Y's bid of two diamonds
indicated a willingness on his part to
have Z bid another suit. This suit could
be either dubs, hearts nr .*'•'»•*.
expert figured that his partner would
not bid two diamonds merely to obtain
a club bid from him bcc^iM It is just
as difficult to go garie at c'ubs aa in
diamonds. There would be nothing to
gain by such targes go Y must be prepared for a licart or spa-is L:d. Z, therefore, bid two s-.'^'les. A passed and Y
bid three diamonds. B passed and Z was
now certain that Y was hoping for a
heart bid so bid tarre hearts with the
greatest assurance in the world. All
passed. Y'fl hand was as follows:
Hearts—K. 8, 6,4
Clubs-J, 7
Diamonds — Q, J, 9, 7, 2
Spades — 6, 4
At hearts Z made four odd, losing only
one heart, one club and one spade trick.
At diamonds, the result v.      I have
been the same so the expci I filia
tion and clear analysis of his ,,.rtner's
bidding gave him a game not otherwise
possible. How many players would
have bid this hand like the expert?
The foregoing hand was not selected
as unusual but only as representative
of thc margin of superiority that the
expert has over the average player. To
excel nt auction, as in any other game,
the exiwrt must "have everything." He
must be able to do the right thing at the
right time and it is this quality that is
most strongly evident in the hand given. It may seem easy and the expert's
play and bidding the natural thing to
do but how many players could honestly say that in actual play they woe I
have done the same? If they can, they
are in thc class of the expert. If not,
they still have something to which to
look forward. We cannot all be experts
but we can all improve our game by
analysing the expert's methods and
profiting thereby. Put the expert "Under the lens" at every opportunity and
you cannot help but benefit. Another
xample will ht \     a :.i ■• lat*r article.
The new bus put on the roud recently by Brown's Bus Line, and now
running between Crnnbrook ajid
Kimberley, has been attracting a
good deal of attention in both
places, and indicates that the Bu^
Line is endeavoring to provide the
best possible service for travellers
between the two places. The cur is
a White truck chassis, onto which has
been built a fifteen passenger sedan
body, designed and constrctued iv.
Calgary, by the Totem Manufacturing Co. The finish is of two-toned
gray enamel, with light blue trimming which brings out well the handsome lines of the body design. In
equipment, capacity, finish and com*
fort, and considering also the nature
of thc ronds over which it has to
travel) the new bus compures very
favorably with rapid transit busses
in nny other part of the country.
Capacity houses greeted all showings of the big Paramount picture,
"The Ten Commandments," which
A. C. Blaine presented to Cranbrook
theatregoers on Thursday, Friday and
.Saturday of last week. This picture,
which had such record runs in other
cities, was also much appreciated
here. Cranbrook film fans are fortunate in being able to see these better pictures which the management
of tbe Star is bringing from time to
time. That the craze for jazz has
not entirely obliterated the liking for
the older forms of melodies was
shown by the many expressions of
appreciation of the playing of old
hymn tunes with which the orchestral selections wero interspersed.
Another picture which ranks among
the best is "The Lost World." This,
we understand, is booked for December 9, 10 nnd 11. It is n First National production.
against a bolt. Thinking the injury
only slight, Adolph continued his
walk, with the result that upon his
return homo he was barely able to
walk at all. A week's rest did not
help much and by Sunday last the
knee hud assumed such serious proportions it was deemed advisable to
take Adolph to St. Eugene Hospital,
Cranbrook, for expert medical attention.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Leard motored
to Cranbrook to do a little shopping
on Thursday last.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Peppier motored
to Cranbrook on Monday evening on
business. The Pepplcrs were accompanied to town by Mrs. Elmer
Thompson, who made the journey to
obtain medical attention for a badly
poisoned finger.
In the number of hunting licenses
purchased this year it has been noticed that about half have been taken
out by the young fellows of the
town. For several years past the
sport has been solely In the hands
of the older men. The boys appear
to be taking great interest in the
business and, what is more , are
bringing in their meat, Pete Hurry
and Bill Mader being among the
young fry to get their first bucks
this season.
The Winter Outdoor.
A wealth of good sporting and
hunting reading matter leavened with
a good fiction story, The Wny 0f A
White Man, is contained in the December issue of the "Hod and Gun,"
the magazine of the 'Canadian Outdoors, which haK just been published.
In addition to regular features of
the mugazine being in keeping with ]
the period of the year, the other articles are very timely, and Along the
Snowshoe Trail   In  W. c. Motley's
Outdoor Talk is particularly season-j
able.    Another refreshing humorous I
cartoon by James Frise also appears.
An interesting article in connec-
tion with the increasing interest in f
fur   farming is Bonnycastle Dale'sI
contribution, The Life of the Black]
Fox, dealing with the animal in cap-!
A significant note in tho matter of
the protection of game is struck in ''
the December editorial and the pub-!
licatlon of the syllabus of the British
Columbia Game  Protective Associa-1
tion.   The development of a Domln-      The constant
ion-wide protective association seems ! curhne and wav*
to be becoming more concrete. ' inS de"inntled b>'
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Cranbrook is entertaining n considerable number of voluntary guests
of lnte, and a situation is being created that calls for the exercise of much
tact on the part of the different police
forces In the city. Thi.s has been
brought about by the arrival here recently of a large number of men who
have been beating their way west on
freight trains, und who have therefore to stop off here. They are mostly harvesters returning from the
prairies, and most of them without
a cent to their names, a fact arising
out uf so many of them encountering
such exceptionally unfavorable weather for threshing on the prairies
that they were unable to get much
iteudy work. They have not
been allowed to remain in Lethbridge.
or other prairie points, but have been
moved on, and most of them are
heading again for the coast. It has
been found also that a good many of
them are Americans, and these are
also being headed towards their
homes, most of them being unable to
ride anything other than the rods.
They have been disembarking
from the freight trains coming from
the east, forty, fifty and sixty strong,
and have been passing west again
with the departure of every train,
one train crew saying this week thai
they took about fifty hobos with them
on their regular trip west. Some of
these indigents have appeared at the
city police station and asked for assistance, in the form of some food
and drink. This has been furnished,
with the advice that they take the
first opportunity to get out of town,
and mostly this has been done. Some
have asked the police to get in touch
with relatives for them, in order that
money might be sent them.   In all
A novelty dance was held in the | cases, these transient visitors are be-
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Hearti — 0,8,7, 6
Diamond! — none
Answer to Problem i\o. 9
Hearts — 3
Clubs —A, 6, 5,4
Diamonds —U, 10
Spades —9, 7, 2
Hearts — none
Diamonds—J, 9,8, J
Spades — K, J
Hearts —K, J, 9, 5
Diamonds — none
Spades —A, Q
There an no trumps end Z Is In the
lead. How can YZ win nine of the ten
tricks against any defense? The correct
lead by Z is the seven of clubs. Y should
win the trick with the ace and B should
play the eight. Y should now lead the
deuce of spades. Z should win the trick
with the queen and lead the ace. Z
ihould now lead three rounds of clubs,
A's best discards are first a spade and
then hearts. B's best play is to force Y
In the lead on the fourth round of clubs.
lie con do this by playing his high
clubs and keeping the deuce for the
fourth club trick. If B allows himself to
take this club trick he must lead diamonds up to Y's hand. A will be forced
to discord to his disadvantage and YZ
wlll easily wlw the balance of the tricks.
Work out thii eadint. In this cooBSo-
tlon note that unless the seven of clubs
is led at trick one, B can keep Z in thc
lead at trick seven and therefore force
him to give A a heart and two spade
tricks.BTs best play, t hcrefore, is to force
Y in the lead at the seventh trick. Y
should now play the queen of diamonds.
Z should discard a heart but what can
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Club hall on Thursday evening last,
put on by several of the town's
young men. The boys set to with a
will and put forth their best efforts
to make the affair a success, with the
result that it was one of the best
dances of the year. The hall was
nicely decorated with paper streamers and toy balloons, suspended from
the ceiling and walls. During the
supper hour the ballons were taken
down and distributed among the
ladies present. Both spiral and cut
confetti were other features which
contributed to the gaiety fo the co-
casion. The music was furnished by
thc Colin Common's Orchestra, of
Fernie, and the dancers are out to
"tell the world they know how to
play," to use their own expression.
The crowd consisted of people from
Bull River, Jaffray, Elko, Waldo and
Fernie, beside the Wardner people
Jack Cumberland and Pete Hurry
spent several days of last week at
the home of the latter in Jaffray, taking a few days' hnnting.
Mrs. Herb Headdon, at present of
Wasa, spent the week-end in Wardner with her husband. Mrs. Headdon will make her home in Wardner
after the closing of the school term
for thc Christmas holidays, so the
boys may prepare for their usual
welcome saws.
Harold Anderson had quite an odd
experience while out hunting on Sundny last. Harold Is one of :our
youngest sportsmen and on that day
bagged his first deer. After making
sure the animal was dead, Harold
returned home for help to bring in
the carens. Mr. Anderson, sr. then
volunteered and started off, bnt upon
reaching the place indicated, was unable to find it. He returned home
and again set out, this time in company with Harold, thinking he had
mistaken the place. Upon their arrival, however, the deer had disappeared, and after considerable
searching for tracks to find out
whether or not the animal was not
dead and had got away, both Mr.
Anderson and Harold were forced
to the conclusion that some poor
sport had taken another man's kill.
Tough luck, Harold.
The first meeting of the newly reorganized Recreation Club of Wardner took place on Tuesday evening
last in the Club Hall. Practically
all last year's members were in evidence nt the meeting and several
others have applied for membership.
Thc evening was spent in the usual
cards, ping-pong, singing, etc. The
new equipment ordered by the club
committee is expected shortly and
further plans' nre being discussed
nbout the building of a bowling allay
for use of tho Club members. The
next meeting takes place Thursday,
when n whist drive will be arranged.
ing watched by the police, in order to
head off any tendency which might
develop to change the good behavior
which has characterized them up to
the present.
Many Americans among them, and
some Canadians, are making for the
border, and expect to find better
conditions across the line.
Restuarants, pool rooms and other
places, particularly in the vicinity of
|he depot are being frequently
visited by men who have to beg a
meal, or a cup of coffee, and all
%ave the same story of hard luck on
the prairies.    Some in this city who
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tion of a trifling sum, but a fraction of the amount
now iu question, Premier Oliver suspended forthwith a government agent here not many years since,
1 deemed it necessary a little later to bring the
entire cabinet to Cranbrook to justify his position,
which even then, in the eyes of the electorate, he
failed to do. Truly circumstances alter cases when
the shoe is on the other foot.
OUEEN Alexandra, Dowager Queen of
Britain and Ireland, and the colonies, died on
Friday afternoon last, and mourning has been general. As the consort of King Kdward VII, she ascended the thone after Queen Victoria had closed her
long and memorable reign of over sixty years, and
she filled the onorous position in a manner well calculated lo hold the affection the British people gave
her so unstintingly.
A daughter ul the reigning house of Denmark, Alexandra had almost readied her eighty-first
birthday when the end came. She came to Britain
as a bride over sixty years ago, and the vociferous
welcome accorded lu her al thai time was one of the
most wonderful and most spontaneous outbursts of
patriotism that England has ever seen. Her unaffected charm went straight to lhe hearts of the
British people, aud the friendships she made on the
occasion of that triumphal entry into thc country
stayed with her till the end, and there will be some
folk iu this city who can recall later triumphal public appearances Queen Alexandra made subsequently
in Britain, With the passing of the latu King Edward some years ago, Alexandra went into thc background as the dowager queen, hut the British public
did not forget her, and never failed to register their
regard for the queen-mother when occasion permitted.
Only those who have been fortunate enough
to witness one of those loyal demonstrations can
really appreciate the depth of feeling they sprang
from. Only those who have heard the tolling of the
great hell of St. Paul's Cathedral, which rings only
when royalty has passed away; and those who have
seen the crowds wait for hours in the rain, for a
fleeting glimpse of a queenly and ever-youthful looking figure passing through the streets, can appreciate
the poignant sorrow which lhe British people as a
whole feel iu (he passing of Queen Alexandra. Some
who have seen the patriotic demonstrations of earlier days say they displayed an abandon that the
present day knows not of. This docs not indicate
that the present day is any less loyal than the previous generation, but that the latter were in closer
contact with the institutions that the British nation
regard as the mainspring of their patriotism. i
Thousands of people will follow the course of'
the plain casket, made of British oak, from Westminster Abbey, where a few short years ago the
triumph of Alexandra's coronation with King Edward was seen with brilliance, to the royal mausoleum at Windsor, where, tragically enough, sixty
years ago the gaiety of her marriage to the royal
prince of England was enacted, who in later years
was to become known as Edward the Peacemaker.
_^^i «T is not always tlie human element that fails in
\ the train wreck. Sometimes causes intervene
that cannot be forestalled, and whicb no amount of
Great Precautiou can prevent.   Such was the case in the
lamentable accident last week by which a railroad
worker of this city lost his life.
In these cases, when it is known the human
element stands true to the heavy responsibility placed
upon it, there c-jmes consolation from knowing
that death came in the execution of duty, and the
honor of those who die in that way is none the less
whether they die on the field of battle, or ou the
railway, lt is the manifestation of the same spirit,
ii willingness to go thc limit, in thc face of a knowledge that hazards arc always present.
There arc always beard at such times
those who say that these catastrophies could 1
averted by adopting certain courses of action, but
these questionable suggestions invariably come af
terwards, and not beforehand. Big corporations
are not always as soulless as some would make out,
and tbe day is past when they can neglect to take
precautions that the interests of the safety of their
cmoloyees demands. Apart from the humanitarian
impulses which the heads of these institutions feel
as men, governments are alert at this day and age
to watch for the interests of those who hazard their
lives.   But no amount of watchfulness   can   avert
some natural causes.
IOR such a slight thing as being defeated in the
house of deputies by a margin of three votes,
Premier Painlcve resigned from the government of
France forthwith. He has failed, apparently, to
gain the secret which Premier Mackenzie King has
of continuing to hold office, though not heading the
largest group in parliament, and defeated personally at thc polls, along with half of his cabinet. Thc
publication of a monograph from the pen of thc
Canadian premier on the subject of " How
to Hold Office, Though Defeated," would perhaps
open a new line of thought to European statesmen,
o whom such a course apparently has never suggested itself. An analysis of the votes cast in thc
Dominion election not only shows the Liberals as
far behind the Conservatives in the number of votes
cast, but also shown the latter well clear of the total votes cast for all other parties and factions. This
destroys the last vestige of pretence for the Liberal
party to be meeting parliament as the governing
body of the country.
Who Did the People Vote For?
Before Pmiiict- Mackenzie King decided to cling to office for
another session, it would have been well for him to have studied the
figures furnished by the ofiiee of the chief electoral officer, wherein
nre tabulated lhe vote of the rcspctive parties by provinces.    If
there is nny question in the minds of anyone whether the people
voted for n change of government or not, it is furnished in these
figures.    Particularly illuminating are   the   returns   for   Quebec,
where only four Conservatives found seats, and in Saskatchewan,
where no Conservatives were elected at all.     Results of the voting   _
are now officially reported for 208 of the 245 seats in the house of   T
commons.    The distribution of the 37 scats still to report the figures   jj
of the voting officially arc as follows:
Quebec, '11; Ontario, 1; Manitoba, 2; Saskatchewan, 4; Alberta, 5; British Columbia, 3, Yukon, 1.
Of tho 20S seats declared, the following is the official vote:
Prince Edward Island—Liberal, 26,081; Conservative, 23,709.
New Brunswick—Liberal, 01,101; Conservative, 00,405; Independent, 84,
Nova Seotia—Liberal 02,525; Conservative, 124,545; Labor,
Quebec—Liberal, 321.404; Conservative, 204,108; Independent, 7962.
Ontario—Liberal, 302,030; Conservative, 080,280; Progressives, 102,070; Labor, 11552; independent, 19,104.
Manitoba—Liberal,  34,538;   Conservative,   04,828;   Progressives, 88,828; Labor,  18,335.
Saskatchewan—Liberal, 05,004; Conservative, 42,899; Pro-   %
groesives, 50,310; Independent, 1914.
Alberta-*-Liberal, 27,810; Conservative,   40,801;   Progressive,
30,513; Labor, 8573; Independent, 6040.
British   Columbia—Liberal,   59,873;   Conservative,   78,415;
Progressives, 473(1; Labor,  11,403, Independent,  1888.
Yukon—(To he declared November 19).
Grand total—Liberal, 1,079,671;   Conservative,   1,356,140;
Progressives, 220,503; Labor, 51,540; Independent, 36,992.
FOR a little matter of admitted unauthorized over-
expenditure of upwards of half a million dollars
for university construction purposes Premier Oliver
blames a government servant at Victoria, though he
himself committed the province to the payment of
these sums even before the legislature knew of them.
The official in question hurls a defi at the Premier with the statement that the latter is untruthful in the matter. Yet thc Premier makes no move
to prove the correctness of bis position, and thc official in question still holds office
1jtom Our lL\ehan£e$
The passing of the Progressive party as a force
in Canadian politics is foreshadowed in the result of the
elections just held. In the last Parliament, with a representation at Ottawa of 66 members, it constituted
the second largest group in the commons. In the next
House it seems probable that its membership will have
shrunk to 20, a reduction in strength of more than two-
thirds. In Ontario it was virtually wiped out, and in
every Western Province, where its influence wag presumed to be irresistable, it lost heavily to the older
Shorn and rejected as it has been in so many of
its strongholds, its prestige in the Dominion has suffered
a blow fatal in a large measure, to its usefulness as a
n question still holds office. ia diow im«, *■. « ....„„ ... 	
For a difference pf opinion as to the disposi- I factor in the affairs of the country.—Toronto Globe.
The death took place in the early
hours of Thursday morning of Walter
.hum's Selby, n well known resident
of the eity fur many years. He was
alive nt midnight, but at three
o'clock in lhe morning Mrs. Selby
awoke to find her husband had
passed away, and death had apparently taken place some little time before thai. For lomo time past thc
late Mr. Selby had not been in the
enjoyment of good health, and since
feel at the passing of another
familiar figure from among the
older residents of the  district.
Thursday evening last, following
the regular meeting of their lodge,
the local order of the Pythian Sisters
were at home to their friends, tho
entertainment provided taking the
form of a whist drive and social.
At this function thc members and
guests were given an opportunity of
donating to  the  Sunshine fund re
joyed by all.
After the refreshments a short
musical program, interspersed with
short speeches followed by a dance,
helped to pasg a very pleasant hour.
enjoyment oi guuu hw**<u, huu •«..< *IJ1(,lilull(.   V1,   ,.,„   ,,„ ,.
the 9th of October last had been cently established by the lodge, and
which, as a result of the evening, was
handsomely increased.    Already the
confined to his bed.
He was sixty-two years of age,
and a native of Loudon, England,
having resided in ('ranbrook, on his
ranch just north of the city, for the
past seventeen or eighteen years. He
is survived by his widow nnd two
grown up children, u son in Los
Angeles and a daughter at New
Westminster, both with families of
their own. Mr. Charles Selby, of
Kimberley, is a nephew of the de-
ceased, while Cyril Selby and William Selby, well known here, are
great nephews.
Full arrangements have not yet
been made for thc funeral, which will
be held on Saturday next under
Church of England auspices, Mr.
Kelby having been a member of
that communion. He had many
friends in the district, especially
among the older residents of the
farming sections, and mnny expres-
aions of regret were heard when tho
news of his passing beenme generally
known. To the widow will be extended the sympathy  which friends
committee in charge of the disbursement of the fund have rendered assistance to several needy cases. At
this time of the year there are many
who through possibly no fault of
their own find themselves in need of
Be benevolent by buying Big Brother Bills' Beautiful Blankets.
To some the above might "B" sufficient for them to understand. All
we want to tell them ia about the big
drive that the Elks are putting on to
boost their Xmas cheer fund for those
who are in need. Even at this season there are many who through no
fault of their own are dependent on
others. Therefore it is to bc expected that before Xmas comes around
there will be many who wlll welcome
a few of the little extras which fortune may have denied them. Different members ot the Elks' lodge
will have cards, on which are many
Serious internal friction within the chief clerk in the public works do-
Oliver government itself or between partment, was responsible for the go-
the government and its Liberal foi- vernment spending a million and a
lowers in the house is retarding the quarter dollars on the university con-
work of the legislature and is stcadi- struction for which it had no au-
ly heading towards the familiar ex- thority from the legislature. The
perience of all important legislation chief clerk came back the next day
being withheld until the last few days and accused Mr. Oliver of telling a
of the session and then crammed deliberate untruth and that charge
through without opportunity for pro- remains unanswered,
per consideration. That there is' The other shirking of responsibili-
friction is abundantly manifest in tha ty was by Hon. William Sloan, pro-
disturbed demeanour of the ministers vinciol secretary, who asked that a
and in thc many caucuses and the ' committee of the house devise a poli-
long cabinet meetings of unprece- cy for him of coping with the insanity
dented frequency. j menace.   Mr. R. H. Pooley, the op-
*   •   •   • ' position leader, reminded him that it
The debate on the speech from thc was his responsibility to enunciate
throne concluded with a close vole policies, and that of the house to ap-
on an amendment proposed by Col. prove or disapprove.
C. W. Peck, V.C., regretting that the i • • • »
Premier had not seen fit to give re-1 Another government balloon which
presentation to the Greater Vancou- was punctured during the week was
ver district, where half the popula- Hon. Dr. J. D. MacLean's claim of
tion of the province resides and has a few months ago that he saved mon-
no voice in the cabinet council. I ey for the province by selling govern-
So slender is thc thread by which ment guaranteed P.G.E. debenture
me government hangs on to office stock at 92.6. Major A. Lyons, him-
that even on this issue, by no means self a bond broker, showed that Sas-
the gravest confronting the house, katchewan got a better price during
thc government was sustained by a the same week for securities of simi-
margin of only four votes. ! lar value, and charged the minister
• • " • ! with having cost the province money
Thc incident closed thc debate on by selling the stock privately instead
the king's speech, but the budget,' of calling for public tenders. Had
which usually follows closely on its tenders been called for, he said, the
heels, has not made its appearance province might have got as much as
and the government hns been hard '^200,000 more for them, as one bond
put to find work for the house in the house, hearing of the incident at the
intervening days. Attorney-General last minute, had rushed in a hasty
Manson took occasion to give a two bid which would have yielded $72,-
hour defence of his administration 000 more than was paid. The bid,
in connection with the Janet Smith of course, waa too late, as the sale
case, an explanation described as so had already been made behind closed
undignified that a thinner skinned doors,
official would have rather resigned
his position than stand on it. In the
course of it he admitted that he was
fully cognizant of and authorized the
effort by his investigator, M. B. Jackson, K.C, to extort evidence from
Wong Foon Sing at the hands of his
abductors, although he professed that
he did not at that time know who tho
abductors were.
He also admitted that he authorized the gruesome use of a human head,
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Meeting of the Ladies' Guild will be held at the
home of Mrs. Chas, T, Spence, Wednesday, Dec 2nd.,
8 p.m..   Election of Officers.
Cranbrook Dist. Co-Op. Soc.
PHONE  104
Join the Fernie and District Fifteen Hundred Club
before it is too late.
ONLY $7.00 first year
AND $2.00 each year after
PLUS   $1.00 per death
It is easier to find a dollar once in a while than it is to
find fifty.   For full particulars apply to
G.W. SPEIRS, Organizer, BOX 240, FERNIE, B.C.
Friday, No-ranter 27th
And they shall be mine, saith the
ea me gruesome use oi a numan neaa,!Lord of 1,Mt"« in tnrt d*>r when '
the head of a deceased inmate of the make UP m* Jewe,'S "nd » wlu "P"0
provincial mental hospital in the cus-,"1™' ■» a mm »Pareth hi" own ""*
tody of the provincial secretary, by,"101 Mrvcth him.—Malachi 3: 17.
Mr. Jackson for the purpose of shoot- Ututtm* nTw^U, Mtk
ing a bullet into it in a far fetched 00D WILL GU,DE THEE:-Be
■dea of gathering evidence from tho y(, „„, >a „,, ,,„„,,_ „ „ tho „„,,_
experiment.    ^ ^ ^ ^ |which have no understanding: whose
.   . .   , , month must be held in with bit and
Two incidents of the week were bridle>   i win instruct thee and teach
typical of the Oliver government's lh|;c in ,he way which thou ,haU
practice of side-stepping its rcsponsi
bility. Premier Oliver camo into tho
public accounts committee and declared that a civil servant of 28 years'
honorable standing, n hard working,
conscientious    public    servant,    tho
iiiav.vvo   ...   mm v- ■ n...   ......    _— ,   _
assistance,  while  others  more  for-1 girls' names, including some of thc
tunate arc able and willing to give , latest   ones—Sarah,   Jane,   Matilda
but are not in touch with those who
are deserving of help. To these
it can be said truthfully that any
money donated to the Pythian Sisters Sunshine Fund will be well
placed and in a manner that will hot
make the misery of those having to
receive such assistance any the
greater as is often the case.
The prize winners in the whist
drive were: ladies' first, Mrs. Gillespie; ladies' consolation, Mrs. W. D.
.Guthrie; gentlemen's first, Mr.
Reid; gentlemen's consolation, Mr.
J. B. Hall. Following the drive the
guests repaired to the banquet hall
where refreshments such a* only the
I'ythian Sisters can serve were cn-
and Amelia. The idea is to choose
one of them, one's wife's or sweetheart's, or both, and punch them
through (that is, the perforated por-
. tion bearing the number). This nuni-
jber tells how much one has to pay
for the choice, After the last namo
is taken the seal is broken on the
card, and the winning name exposed.
The choice may be anything from 5c
to 45c.
Since its inception the Elks' organisation has made it a point not to
ask for support for anything except
what might be in the public interest
They feel, therefore, that they can
come in good grace and ask others
to help on occasions such as this.
J. F. Sternberg
— Will Be —
December 1st
with a Carload of
6 to 9 Years Old
Weight, 2600 to 3400
Pounds per Team
'salm 32:0, 8
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Suitday, No-.amk.i- I»th
Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall
he also reap.—Galatians 0: 7.
+   +   ♦
Moaday, Norambar 30th
Ye shall know the truth,   and   the
truth shall make you free.—John 8:
+   +   +
Taos-Jay,   Daeaaabar   1st
THE   WAY   TO   PEACE:—Acquaint now thyself with him, and be
at peace: thereby good shall come
unto thee Job 22:21.
+   +   +
Wadna.day, Da-camber Set
I Some trust in chariots, and some in
horses: but we will remember tho
name of the Lord our God.—Psalm
Thursday, Dacambar 3rd
endureth but a moment: in hla favor
is life: weeping may endure for a
night, but Joy cometh in the morn*
ing.—fsalm 80: 5.
This Winter it's Radio
If ynu would "keep up with thc Jones'"
this winter you will certainly he requiring n RADIO
Why not get one thut will just bent theirs
a llttlo?—and ymi will not only "keep up the the
JOTIM*" hut he just almitt- thirteen laps nhend.
Afler you hnve heard ull thc other nets you enn
got clone enough to list imi to, tuke n walk hy our
little store and let one of our RADIUS talk to you.
One of our SETS will convince you in two
minutes when no-one could convince you hy talking
lo you for six months.
Thc RADIOS wc arc handling were picked
from n large selection of assorted makes. We hnve
had thc opportunity of Helling nenrry every make
on the market, and wc honestly believe that our
selection, made by a radio expert, wus a good one,
and thnt for volume, clearness and naturalness of
tone our machines arc just what RADIOS SHOULD
We will gladly demonstrate the machine
of your choice In your own home with positive*
ly no obligations.
tt**************************************************** Thursday, November 26th, 1925
' '♦♦♦♦♦♦»♦♦♦««««««>«♦♦««♦♦♦
Mr. Manning, inspector of schools,
■wa3 in town a few days this week.
Alex Derby was in town on Tuesday.
A number of ladies met at the C.
M. & S. Co. office one night this week
to discuss badminton for the winter,
but unfortunately it was found there
was no hull suitable, so for the present their plans were abandoned.
Messrs. Joe Walkley, Jack Martin
and T. M. Roberts, of Crunbrook,
were in town on Monduy.
Ernie Stivens was in town for a
few days this week, visiting with his
R, McDonald, jitney driver, met
with a bad accident Saturday night,
when his car collided with another
near thc l'ctc Lund ranch. The car
was a total wreck, being burned to
thc ground. Fortunately none of the
occupants of either curs were injured, which seems almost like a miracle. There were two lady passengers
in thc wrecked car, who wore unfor-
tunato enough to have their suitcases
and contents ruined. The other car
is slightly damaged.    -
Miss Hcnson nnd Mrs. Lord returned home Saturday from a trip
to Spokane.
A delightful kitchen shower was
given at the home of Mrs. Frank
Fortier, Saturday afternoon, for Miss
Eva Neilson, nurse at the Kimberley
Hospital, who is to be married in the
near future. Mrs. Cohen assisted
Mrs. Fortier, and Mrs. Cohen's two
young sons very gracefully presented
Miss Neilson with a huge hamper of
lovely, as well as very useful, gifts,
for which Miss Neilson responded
most suitably. Delicious refreshments were served.
Mr. Bowbothom, of Calgary, was a
Kimberley visitor for a few doys this
Mr. Geo. Kennedy, of Cranbrook,
When In
Stop at the
Our Cale la Noted for Its
First Claw Cooking
A No. 1 Coffee
Excellent Cooking
For Rent
This   Building,   Recently
Constructed, is Situated In a
(iood Rooming District ..in
Tea Parlor may  be used
tor Store
For Termi, Etc., Apply
was the guest of his daughter, Mrs.
Wm. Lindsay, over the week-end.
Art Williams was in town for a
few doys this week.
Mrs. Douglas Thompson entertained a number of her friends at her
home on McDougall Heights Saturday afternoon.
Chas. Draper, of Cranbrook, was
in town on Wednesday lost.
Mrs. Hay and young son, of Cranbrook, spent Thursday In town, and
while hero wns thc guest of Mrs. Phil
Mrs. E. G. Montgomery entertained nt bridge on Wednesday of last
A largo crowd filled Handley's
Hall Tuesday afternoon, thc occasion
being the Anglican Church sale of
fancy work and cooking. Thc affair
was a great success, a large sum being realized, which will go toward thc
church fund.
Thc progrnm and picture show giv-
lon at the Orpheum Tuesday night In
aid of thc United Church, was as
usual a complete success. Those who
hail thu affair in charga looked for n
good turnout and surely had it, the
theatre being packed to the doors.
Hev. and Mrs. Evans, and all those
who assisted, ure to be congratulated
on the success of the night.
Mrs. C. A. Foote entertained a few
friends at bridge Friday night.
Mrs. Wm. Lindsay was a Cranbrook visitor Tuesday.
Cement sidewalks are being put in
as far as thc Company offlce, and this
will finish the cement work until the
A movement is on foot to start
making ice at tho Curling rink at
The last reports of Jimmie Bonner,
who has been in the hospital several
weeks, is that he is showing slight
Geo. Holland was lucky this week
whilo out bunting, securing a fine,
big brown bear.
The school children are making
progress towards their concert, which
will bo held early in December.
Fire practice was held in town on
Wednesday afternoon.
Enrico Pellagrin, who was operated
on last week for appendicitis at the
St. Eugene Hospital, is reported to
bc progressing favorably.
Alec Derby of the Western Gro
cers was a business visitor last Tuesday.
Mr. Vcrnc Slye, travelling salesman for the P. Burns Company, wns
in town transacting business on
The third meeting of the Recreation Club was held last Wednesdny
night when an even larger crowd sat
Shoe Repairing
Take Yoar Skoaa to tha
Norbury Ave.     -     Crnnbrook
For Quality & Value In
Men'a Dress & Work Shoes
SEE US   —   W. Nichol, Prop.
R-- in Season
Try some Stewed, Fried,
or on the Half Shell
— at —
Cranbrook's Popular Cafe
down at ten tables of progressive
whist. A most enjoyublc evening
was spent. The lucky prize winners
were Mrs. G. Tanner, ladies first;
Mr. Alex. Yager, gents, first; Miss
M. McKay, of Kimberley, ladies con-
solation; and Prank Johnson gents,
consolation. The hosts for the evening were Larry Piper and Jimmie
Jones, and everyone agrees they certainly did their best to see that all
present had a good time.
Mr. Archie Corrie paid his weekly
business visit on Thursday last.
those who hnve used Ihe
being a combination for the
tor and an air brake combined, for
automobiles and trucks, nnd a Baving
of 2b'/> in the fuel cnosumption has
been attained. Swifts. Armours,
Crane and other companies have
these in use. A saving of 300% in
brake  linings  has  been  affected.
On Monday afternoon and evening
the Sunday School Institute will be
held in thc Baptist Church when Miss
Oliver Crosby was busy the last j Annie    Fountain,    B.A.,   provincial
week burning out the last of the old | secretary  of the  C.G.l.T., and Mr.
arne, it nnd their representation on the
■iu'bura-' Amateur Athletic Association Board
Will be solely through the Hockey
league's representative. At a meeting of the Hockey Board to be held
shortly, a schedule of practice hours
will be druwn up and each ladies'
club given their hours. A schedule
of games for the ladies will also be
arranged by the Hockey league.
stumps on his ranch.
Harry Hughes, of St. Mary's
Prairie, was a Wycliffe caller on
Mose Niblock, of the bridge crew,
brought home the first deer of the
season last Sunday. The local boys
have now got the fever and there will
be quite a number of enthusiasts out
next week end.
Everett Staples was down from
Kimberley paying his weekly visit to
his parents on Sunday.
E. R. McLean, M.A., provincial secretary of the religious eduction committee, will address the gathering.
Delegates from outside points are
expected und a large attendance is
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one can explain, but he appears to
have been washed away from the
engine, and the next thing he remembers was when he found himself out
! in the lake, and prepared to swim
i meeting ashore, injured and bruised   as   he
a fatal accident recorded on this di at thc scene of the wreck, the police
vision of the railway, and it has i and othorg have been assisting in nn
aroused Intense sympathy for tlie effort lo recover thc body of the
bereaved ones, not only among the fireman. This was finally effected,
railwaymen, but in the community I it being found by the diver on Wed-
in general. In addition to the as- nesday, and brought to the city on
siduous work the CP.R. carried on ' Thursday.
Ladies & Gents.' Tailors
We Are
In Our New Stand
Baker St.
— Opposite —
Suits Made To Order
; mvuwuvuwuiMuuwuwiniwmiwv
Firat   Clan    Maala   Serva-i at
All Hour.
Good clean Rooma In connection
CRANBROOK    -   -        B.I
Lala.l sty>es ft fabrlca -MO-I-SO
H. C. LONG, Van Horne St.
Wkai Ita TUak tl laianaet
-Call Up-
Cranbrook ft Kimberley
so* kerns* tm tm**n*i ttmeeSe,
Patrick Downey, of Lumberton, is
inmate of the hospital here at
present, suffering from tonsilitis.
Wa oulT a fuuTTaa al Man's Worn-
aa'i eai Malta' Show.
Onr Low Prices win every time
BORN—On Saturday, November
21st, to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Walker, of Lumberton, a son, at the St.
Eugene Hospital.
Mr. F. M. MacPherson returned
on Saturday from Victoria and other
Coast cities where he had spent the
week on business.
BOSN— On Monday, November
23rd, to Mr. and Mrs. T. Pattinson,
at the St. Eugene Hospital, a daughter. _ ,>*M
B. Hyacinth, of Wardner, is confined to the hospital here this week,
and on Thursday is to undergo an
Messrs. Edward Merritt, 0. Dem-
ers and. Carl Willette, all of Kitchener, are at present patients in the hospital, suffering from injuries of
varying kinds.
Friends fo MrsT-J. F. Smith have
regretted to learn that she has been
unwell during the past few days, and
is again confined to the house.
Large numbers of transients, mostly without means, are coming into
the city by "box-car" route. Auto-
mobilists are warned to take care of
their robes, as these needy gentlemen
find them useful while travelling.
SPECIAL:—Tungsten   lamps,   10,
25, 40, 60 and 60 watts; 20c each.
75 anl 100 Nitrogen for 50c.
Onr low pricaa win nary tiaae.
At 1.46 a.m. Thursday, 26th inst.
Constable W. S. Johnston discovered
a fire smouldering in a crate in lane
near the rear of MacDonald Poolroom. Obtaining water from Hurry's White Lunch, the fire was extinguished.
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Jenkinson, of
Souix City, Iowa, arc visitors at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Morton.
After a short stay here they will proceed to California, where they intend to spend a longer vacation. Mrs.
Jenkinson is a neice of Mrs. Morton.
Mrs. D. Finlayson has been in Nelson this week attending the annual
meeting of the Kootenay District
Women's Institute. Part of the program consisted of outlining briefly
what thc principal activities of each
institute represented had consisted
of during the past year.
The City Police are in receipt of
an enquiry from Mrs. Hannah Johnston, County Antrim, Ireland, regard-
hcr son, John Johnston, last
heard of in this neighborhood at a
lumber camp. Anyone having recol*
lection of the above man is asked to
communicate with the City Police,
Thc prevalence of a number of
horses straying around the city Is
causing a number of citiiens considerable annoyance. It is felt that the
owners of these animals should ace
to it that they are not allowed to
run at large. Thc damage to city
as well as private property ia such
that the nuisance should be stopped.
What Is possibly the surest proof
of the activity in mining at thc present time in East Kootenay Is the
fact that tho local mining offlce recently had for sale about five crown
grant mining claims. The indebted-
nesa of these, however, were paid up
before the sale with the result that
the unusual condition existed of the
absence of any claims for sale.
A matter of considerable interest
locally Is the formation of a syndicate to take over the Canadian sale
rights of an automobile attachment
known aa the Hillson-Hyflex. For
the past two weeks, Messrs W.B.A.
Spray and J. Watson, both of Seattle,
have been in the city tor the purpose
ot disposing of the Canadian selling
rlghta of this attachment, and have
leased to Mr. Attree, of Fort Steele,
theae rlghta and a number ot Cranbrook men have joined Mm. The
la spoken ot highly by
On Friday evening next,
lo take thc form of a group rally will.wa8'
be held in the Presbyterian Church, Some hoboes had been on the train,
when the secretary, Miss Annie l-'oun- and immediately after the wreck be-
tain, Ii.A., will be present to address nun to work assisting the train crew,
the gathering, and take part in the and one of them helped Mr. Gammon
discussions. On Saturday afternoon 'jack to the caboose, when they met
a similar meeting is to be held at thc the conductor hurry-fug up. By this
Baptist Church, und on Satin-day time it \va3 known that Mr. Huxtable
evening there is to be a banquet and had alBo escaped, and then search
social meeting at the United Church, commenced for the fireman, but no
the idea being to hold the meetings trace of him could be found. A con-
at all the churches where groups of, siderable quantity of coal which had
the C.G.l.T. are carried on.
Sandy Grenuick, late of the Al-1
berta Rooming house, was convicted'
at Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, last Tuesday, of smuggling aliens into the'
U.S., also of nn offence under the j
White Slave Act, having brought a
young woman from this neighborhood
into U. S. territory.   These offences I
are punishable with front five to fifteen years imprisonment. Chief
Halcrow was subpeoned to give evidence at these trials.
been spilled from the coal car at the
head of the train, and the tender,
was feverishly moved in the hope of
finding thc fireman, or his body, but
to no purpose, and as the time went
on, hope for his recovery alive disappeared, and the conclusion reluctantly reached that he had been
buried or imprisoned when the engine and tender went into the lake.
In leaving thc track the engine had
taken a turn, and finally came to
rest headed east instead of west, and
j the front end in a considerable depth
A treat is in store for all mem- of water, while  thc  cab was deep
bers of the K.P. Lodge on Tuesday enough for the curtains to bo floating
■evening  next -when   Brother  Alex, j»" *e water.   The tender was at an
Hurry has promised to   supply   the  n"K|c to the engine, and one corner
buckwheat   and   Jnck   Taylor   thc ] was visible ubovc the water when the
griddle and other members the honey engine came to rest.   It was thought
and maple syrup.   A real hot cake conclusively that thc body   ot   tho
feed is in store.    All members are fireman would be found in the cab,
asked to be present.    Other business' cit*her imprisoned by thc twisting of
includes the election of officers.        j the tender, or by the apMing of
 , m , quantity of coal into   it   from   the
Monday evening it meeting of the
Cranbrook Ladies' Hockey league
was held at the Y.M.C.A. rooms, this
being- an adjourned meeting from the
week previous. After considerable
discussion had taken place on several
points in which representatives from
various clubs in tlie ladies' league
took part, it was finally decided, as
being in the best interests of all, that
the dissolution of the ladies' league
take plaee, and that the clubs belonging thereto affiliate themselves with
the Cranbrook city league, the officers of which were appointed host
week. The addition of the two
ladies' clubs will add two members
from each club to that directorate,
tender, but these conjectures were
found later to be incorrect. No one
saw him after the warning of the
slide was given, and whether the
fireman wns able to get clear of the
engine in some way, or wa3 thrown
clear, only to be stunned later and
drowned, or imprisoned beneath the
engine, or the mass of rock and coal
from the wreck, under thc water,
cannot even now be established,
Thc accident took place at 12.30
p.m., and late that afternoon, C.P.R.
officials decided, after every means
had been exhausted to ascertain what
happened to the unfortunate fireman,
that it.would be necessary to have a
diver come from Vancouver to the
scone of the'wreck, and, word was
accordingly sent through, in time to
have a diver-and a helper leave. Vancouver on Saturday evening'a train.
It is a long time since there was
Court of Revision
Notice is hereby given that the
Court of Revision for revising and correcting
the Municipal voters' list for the year 1926
will sit at 7.30 p.m. on —
in the Municipal Buildings, Norbury Ave.,
Cranbrook, B.C.
F. W. BURGESS, City Clerk,
Cranbrook, B.C.
November, 24th, 1925.
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(Opposite Depot, two door, from Baker Street)
THE REX is Cranbrook's newest cafe, just recently remodeled
and all kind, of Fith cooked in any style.    All fish frank daily,
Phone orders for outside service promptly attended to.
Rooms in connection with Cafe
Sam Smith and D. Gustin, Props.
Opera-;, stories, news, music, current
events, lecture*-, church services all in
the air waiting for you to tune in.
We have our Christmas Radios ready
now! Visit our store and let us demonstrate them, then you'll know why the
world has gone Radio wild.
Sets and equipment—all prices
Delany & Sinclair
Agent for DeForest & Crosley, and
Westinghouse S
For Exclusive Lines of
Call at the Office of
The Cranbrook
These are different to anything shown 11
elsewhere - and
Thursday, November 26th, 192*
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II a.m.—MORNINO SERVICE. Junior Choir.
1.2.15 —Sunday School; address bv Rev. E. R. McLean, M.A.
7.30 p.m.—REV. E, R. MacLEAN, M.A., Secretary of Religious Council of B. C, will be the speaker.—Senior Choir
Institute in Baptist Church. Addresses on Sunday School
work by Rev. E. R. MacLean nnd Aliss Annie Fountain,
Secretary of CG.l.T. work in HtCa
Drs.   flreen   &   MacKinnon
Physicians   -ft   Surgeons
Ofllce at Residence, Armstrong
Afternoons   2 to 4
Evenings   7.30 to 8.30
Sundays  2.00 to 4.00
DR.   F.   B.   MILES
9 to 12 a.m.      1 to 5 p.m.
Hanson  Blk.,  Cranbrook,  B.C.
Phone 350
Norfcary Ave.,  Next City Hall
H. W. Herchmer
— PHONE 61 —
r*U Use et W»U Taasm
Ia Stoek.
Store, Hanson AreiM
PkoM *** at all koan
OBAHBMOK    ...    Ml
Baptist Cimrch
Rev. W. T. TAPSCOn
213 Norbury Ave. - Pkone 202
Morning Service at 11 am.
Preacher at this service
will he Mr. MacLean,
Sunday School worker.
12 o'clock — Sunday School
Evening Service at 7.30 p.m.
The pastor will preach.
Subject: — "A    Deformed
Man   nt    the     Beautiful
Every Garment sent to ua to
bc Cleaned or Dyed is given
Our Utmost Care
Our knowledge of the business
is your assurance of satisfaction here.     Phone and we will
call, or bring ua your work
Wa  Clean  &  Dye  Everything
PHONE    157
L. D. Cafe
(Little Davenport)
When you with something good
to eat, go to the L.D.
Montana Restaurant
Meals at All Hours
Cigars, Cigarettes tt Tobaccos
Cranbrook St.    -    Phona 201
Opp. Bank of Commerce
■staMliM UM        -Tame 114
Geo. R. Leask
OaHaM Wort.  Picture Fiubf
■■ttMataa givn m
ull mum tt nit
Corwr Kertiry l.eaa*
mt KImrli Mn*
C.   P.   R.
General Change In
Effective, Sun., Sept. 27th, 1925
Tir/io for Trains at Cranbrook
Will Be
Westbnd — Pnc. Time — Eastb'nd
No. C7   Daily No. 68
ar 12 noon or. 4:10 p.m.
lv. 12:20 p.m lv. 4:20 p.m,
Cranbrook*Lake Windermere
No. 822 ar. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday 4
Saturday.    No.  821  lv.  9:00 a.m.
Monday and Thursday.
To Kimberley
No. 823 lv. 12:25 p.m.; No. 8:25 lv.
4:30 p.m.
From Kimberley
No. 824 ar. 11:30 a.m.; No. 826 ar.
3:55 p.m.
Trans-Canada Limited has been withdrawn.
Nos. 823 and 824 connect at Cranbrook with Westbound No. 67.
Nos. 825 and 826 connect at Cranbrook with Eastbound No. 68.
For further particulars apply to any
ticket agent.
J. E. PROCTOR, D.P.A. Calgary
Meets  ta  tht
K.   of   P.   HiD
afternoon of tha
(rat Taeaday at
I tm
111 ladlsa art
•ordlallj invited
President:     Mn.  GEORGE  SMITH
8-M.-Tn.cn   Mn.   Flalayioi
I. O. O. F.
Meets every
L Monday night at
' The Auditorium
Sojourning Oddfellows are cordially invited
N. G.    ■    - F. A. WILLIAMS
Bee. Sec. E. G. Dingley, P.G.
Mrs. Davis
f\rs. Davis, of Vancouver, has read about Pacific
Milk for several years, but
somehow could not overcome the Old Country prejudice until her mother told
her what a surprise she had
when she tried a cake with
II. Mrs. Davis has come to
use Pacific Milk for practically all her cooking,
We value friends who are
hard to convince.
Head    Office:     Vanconver
Factories at Ladner *% Abbotiford
I Mr. George Warren has sold his
pretty little bungalow, situated near
the school house in Yuhk to Mr. Stow-
1 art, of the local C.P.R. Mill staff. Mr.
; Warren intends to build a new house
for himself on some other property
1 he owns in the same locality.
| Henry Matson, of the Yuhk Auto
Supply, has had his young sister from
Jutfray staying with him for the past
An enjoyable whist party was held
in the Mill Hall, Yuhk, lust Saturday
evening by the Ladies' Guild.
Mrs. Edwards, of Yahk, and Mrs.
Carl Anderson, of Guatfell, were
hostesses at their respective homes
last Saturday evening.
Quite a number of Yahk  people
took in the dance at Saunders' Halt,
I Eastport, last Saturday evonlng, und
1 from all reports, it was thoroughly
enjoyed by ull present.
Mr. II. Sawyer, of Kingsgate, has
now sold out his property holdings in
Kingsgate to Mr, R. P, Johnson, who
| is already an extensive property own-
■ or there.
| A large dance will be held at the
I Mill Hull, Yahk, next Saturday night,
in aid of the local basketball team.
Thc music will be supplied by "Fob-
■ ters' Orchestra." It iy hoped that
I there will be a large attendance, as
there is very little for the young
(men and women to do during the
coming winter months, and if a basketball team can be formed by each,
some good, elean sport for all will
be the result, which will greatly help
1 pass the winter through, so let every-
] one join in making this dance a -social and financial success.
| Mr. Murral Olson, recently of the
. C.P.R. staff at Kingsgate, has been
; successful in passing his examination
for the post of customs ofllcer at
Kingsgate, and will now take up his
duties there as such from the beginning of this woek. Mr. Olson is
an advocate of clean sport, being no
mean exponent of the art of boxing
himself, as will be remembered by
thc Eastport, Kingsgate and Yahk
fans who saw him in action at thc
Mill Hall, Yahk, not very long ago.
These fans now wish Mr. Olson all
possible success in his new duties,
Constable Sharpe of Yahk was a
visitor to Nelson and Cranbrook last
Inspector Field, R.C.M.P., of Fernie, paid a visit of inspection to the
R.C.M.P. detachment ut Kingsgate,
which is in charge of Corp. Crump,
Miss Miller and Mr. Martin were
visitors to Mrs. Edwards, of Yahk,
over the week-end.
Bill Woodhouse, of Yahk, was fortunate in getting a very fine specimen of the deer family last Sunday,
when he brought down a five point
buck, which was later shipped to his
relatives in Fernie. Mr. Gus Johnson of Yahk was also successful in
gcttilfg a buck last Sunday.
■JJrs. and Miss Matson, late of Jaffray, and at present visiting Henry
Matson, of the Yahk Auto Supply
Garage, left on Monday to spend a
few days at Spokane.
Mrs. Patinal, of Yahk, and her son
were visitors to Cranbrook on Saturday.
Miss Barr was a visitor to camp
three last week.
All freight trains passing through
Yahk from the east during the past
week have had anywhere from two
or three to twenty men on, that left
from different parts of B.C. and the
United States in the early summer
to take part in the harvesting work
in the east, but owing to the cold
and wet summer the east had, these
men are now returning for the most
part broke, and making their way
the best they can to their respective
Mr. Jack Taylor, road superintendent, was a visitor to Yahk on Saturday.
The fifty dollars forfeit money left
by Mr. Lewis, of Otis Orchards, Spokane, with a resident of Yahk, as
mentioned in the last issue of the
Cranbrook Herald, was evidently not
posted in vain, as a telegram has been
received from Bill Root, of Athol,
Idaho, weight 190 pounds, stating
that he will meet Nels Jepson, weight
170 pounds, of Yahk, at the Mill Hall
next Friday evening, Nov. 27th, in
a finish "Catch as Catch Can" wrestling match. There has been a very
substantial side bet put up by these
two wrestlers as to the outcome of
tho match on Friday night. Any fan
that fails to see this match will surely be sorry, as, without a doubt,, it
will be the biggest and best wrestling
match ever held in the Cranbrook
district. The preliminaries alone
should be worth the price of admission—one dollar, plus tax. Roycc
Thompson and Frank Allen, jnr., who
put up such a fine bout at thc last
match, will again go on, a suitable
prize being put up. It is also reported that Bert Stapleton and Mc
Brogan will meet in a three two-minute round boxing contest, as well as
Frank Anselmo, of Yahk, and Al
Fredricks, of Eastport. It is expected that Mr. George Anton, the well
known wrestling promoter of Cranbrook, and a number of fans from
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special mutch.
Rev. W. II. Varley, Anglican clergy
mun of Creston, who holds a monthly
service in Yahk, will preach his farewell sermon at Yahk next Sunday,
as he has received a call to the parish of Surrey, B.C. Ilis congregation at Yahk wish him every success
in his new parish.
A movement has been on foot for
several weeks for the reorganization
of the Elk Lumber Co., but the death
of one of the principals has upset
the arrangements at least temporarily.—Fernie Free Press.
Entries for the Provincial Potato
Fair to be held on November 25th
nnd following days at New Westminster close on November 18. The
specinl prize list is filling up well
und a successful show is certain.
The advisory bourd of thc Formers'
Institutes is in session nt Victoria
this week preparing its representations on ngricultural matters to be
made to the Legislative committee
on agriculture. A. 1). Smith is in
attendance representing the Enst
Buster Huffman, well known puck-
■hnscr, who hus played in Fernio with
the Crunbrook line-up severul times,
passed through Fernio on Thursduy
morning with the Calgary Tigers pro.
hockey team. Buster was going to
try out with thc team nt Portland.—
Fernie Free  Press.
Fernie is being flooded these days
with harvest workers returning from
the prairie, as mnny as 2B to 30 coming in on a single train. They all
seem to be broke and are looking
for a handout from everybody they
meet. It ia keeping thc police force
busy to keep them on the move.-—
Fernie Free Press.
A few of the local moguls are eyeing the hockey talent in town with a
view to building up u senior team for
Fernio this year to go after provincial honors.—Fernie Free Press.
Inspector Dunwoody tells a good
story of tho opinion American crooks ont taxlder
sent Theodore nnd Kermit Roosevelt
to Asia to secure specimens of "ovis
poli," a rare mountain sheep found
only in the Thibetinn mountains.
The Field Museum expedition to
British Columbia achieved its objective, which was to secure a complete
group of Rocky Mountain gouts, ranging from kids of six months up to
full grown specimens of both sexes.
Heading the museum party wos J.
Friesser, successor to Corl Akeley,
former chief taxidermist of the museum, nnd Holling C. Holling, assist-
Messrs. Louie and Homer Nordman
returned lust week to tlieir home in
Mrs. Tater spent several days of
last week visiting with relatives in
Kimberley and Crnnbrook.
Mr. Sharpe, of Yahk, paid a visit
to Moyie on Thursday evening.
Miss Florence Agland, of Cranbrook, is enjoying a few weeks' holiday with the Misses Esther and Jessie
Mrs. Soutter and daughter, Ellen,
took Thursday's train for Cranbrook,
where they spent a Tew days.
Mr. Dick Hollen und Gus Scott
have left town.
Thc train accident which happened
on the C.P.R. on Friday afternoon,
about two and a half miles cast of
Moyie, proves to be the worst wreck
known of along the lake. Moyie
citizens learned with the deepest regret the sad report of the unfortunate death of the fireman, in tho person of Mr. Eley, of Cranbrook.
Miss Idn Pedroon went by car to
Yahk, spending the time there with
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Peterson.
Miss Gertrude Conrad went to
Yahk between trains on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Conrad have
taken up residence in their new home
James McNeil was in Cranbrook
over the week-end.
Messrs. Nelson nnd*George Smith
nre now at work building a house in
the city of Cranbrook.
Misses Esther and Jessie Weir and
Miss Florence Agland took in the
show at the Star Theatre in Cranbrook on Saturday night.
Scholars and teacher are busily engaged with their Christmas program.
Standing of pupils in order of
merit is as follows:
Grade VIII.—Bernard Desnulnicrs,
Jessie Weir.
Grade VII.—Mndeline Wise, Pauline Wise, Alliin Danielson, George
Grade VI.—Fred Brotton, Helen
Grade V.—Bert Weir, Melville
Grade IV.—Mary Soutter, Fern
Perfect Attendance—Eileen Soutter, Frances Looney, Gloria Whitehead, Margaret Whitehead, Robert
Wise, Kenneth Weir, Alice Whitehead, Fern Brut ton.
When   my   lilllo  puppy  died,
I cried,
And cried.
Then tried
A classified,
And got a new ono.
W. Walker and S. Bull, of Calgary,
hnd a narrow escape on the Banff-
Windermere road near Sinclair Hot
Springs when their car skidded and
went over the embankment, going
down a distance of nearly one hundred feet. Fortunately they escaped
with minor injuries and the car was
not very badly damaged.
Percy Bean, Matt. Tully, Fred
Denison, Joe Jerue and Geo. Hearne,
of the Fernie Rod and Gun Club,
took in the big Cranbrook District
Rod and Gun Club banquet last Monday evening and report having a wonderful evening. Nearly two hundred
guests were present, delegates coming
from all parts of East Kootenay nnd
Bonners Ferry, Idaho.—Fernie Free
Wilfrid Benudry, who recently discovered a body of galena not far
from Fernie, has received the report
from the assay office on the samples
submitted. The ore runs over $55
to the ton, which ia considered high
grnde and now steps will be taken to
ascertain the size of the ore body.
On thc surface the vein is two feet
wide. Mr. Bcauiiry will endeavor
to enlist local capital in the enterprise.—Fernie Free Press.
Thc Banff-Winder mere highway is
now closed to motor traffic. The trail
is not closed by legislation, but Dame
Winter has spread a mantle of snow
so deep that motor cars cannot hope
to penetrate it successfully, according to information sent by the Alberta Motorist Service Club to various points by long distance telephone.
The club advises any motorists desiring to go to Spokane and Cranbrook to take the Crow's Nest Pass
Constable Geo. Meade took a man
to the mental hospital in New Westminster this week. Speaking about
thc insane reminds us that the provincial government are investigating
the whole subject of the Insane at the
present time. It is a rather delicate
question to raise, but are the people
of this district aware that East Kootenny sends more inmates to the asylum in New Westminster than any
other district In the province. Is it
a question of altitude or what?—
Fernie Free Press.
Peacock copper, the extent of
which is not known, has been revealed on Observation Mountain, that
lofty piece of rock that overlooks thc
city of Grand Forks. The find made
last week is being prospected by John
Kitchen, who located the claim in a
unique manner. While hunting on
Observation Mountain, Mr. Kitchen
stumbled over an old root which overturned. Upon investigation he found
a rich ore vein which revealed peacock copper. Already, Mr. Kitchen
has stripped the ledge for 30 feet.
Blasting is going ahead, and Grand
Forks is alive with excitement following thc stake.
have of Canadian justice. The inspector was in New York attending
the court of extradition in the case
of Cannonball Baker, who was wanted badly in Vancouver on a charge of
murder. Baker was pleading for an
adjournment and the judge, who was
evidently in a hurry, asked him why
ho did not waive extradition and go
before a jury nnd get it over with.
Baker gasped for a moment and suid;
"Damn it, you know, you don't seem
tu have much knowledge of Canadian
juries." Inspector Bill had to smile
quietly tu himself.—Fornlo Free
Tlie great increase in the number
of Insane in the mental hospitals of
thc Province is causing much concern in official circles. Almost every
year additions to the hospitals have
to be provided for by the Legislature,
and the annual cost of caring for the
insane has risen to approximately
$750,000. The Provincial Secretary
will shortly propose that a special
committee of the House be appointed
to consider the whole subject, lt h
stated that in a single year as many
inmates are admitted to these hospitals as were in them twenty years
ago, that (iG per cent, of the inmates
are not Canadian born and that !»0
per cent, arc not natives of this
The report of the Liquor Control
Board for tho year ended March 81,
presented to the Legislature by the
Attorney- General, shows that the
sales for the twelve months amounted to $11,409,1 lfi, the gross profits
to $3,402, 1)31, operating expenses
to $428,979, and the municipal
share of the net profits to $H07,71G.
Law enforcement and secret service
expnses totalled $97,434, of which
$43,911 was charged to the municipalities. Subsequent returns for
five months up to August 31 show
that the consumption of wines und
liquors was 51.9 per cent, and of
beer 48.1 per cent., while for the
some five months last year thc consumption was 64.8 per cent, of
wines and liquors und 35.2 per cent,
of beer.
Thc merchants of the city in particular are interested in thc announcement received from the Const
to the effect that it is likely that the
provincial government will this session enact legislation to abolish the
personal property tax. There have
been many complaints as to the application of this tax, it being chnrged that thc merchant who paid on
his personal property instead of income was liable year after year
to pay on some of his stock that
wag carried over. It is proposed to
substitute a tax of one-tenth of one
per cent, on gross sales, to be turned
a turnover tax. No doubt this will
have its drawbacks also, but there
is one good feature in regard to it,
namely, that it will be more easily
arrived at than the former tax.
mist and artist of the big
Chicago institution. The expedition
not only achieved its objective in
several weeks less time than it was
estimated would be required, but also
secured a fine British Columbia elk
and a large mule deer, which were
needed to completo representative
collections in the museum. A number
of representative specimens of game
birds, marmots ami other rodents
typical uf tho country were also secured.
The expedition members, who are
now on their way east with Iheir
trophies, give duo credit for the dispatch with which they secured their
objective tu their guides. Special
arrangements wero made with the
B.C. Game Board for tho parly to
secure their quota.
British Columbia will soon be represented in the famous Field Museum,
Chicago, by the finest and most complete group of Rocky Mountain goats
ever assembled under one roof for
public inspection. This group is the
concrete result of a strenuous five
weeks' hunting trip just completed
in thc Kootenay Rockies by a special
Field Museum and natural history
expedition to this province. Thc Field
Museum ig the same richly endowed
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Bob Wilson, a young tramp, has
reached Crater City from the Granite
Gorge, where he prevented the wreck
of the Limited on a trestle after a
landslide. He now accompanies Jim
Fowler, the mail clerk, to the latter's
home. Fowler is happy and excited,
for he expects to find that he has become a father. A babe is placed in
his arms as he enters, but his happi-
neBS changes to sorrow when he
learns that the youngster has come
into the world at the cost of his mother's life.
CHAPTER  III—Continued
From that stuffy parlor into the
unsheltered outer night was only a
step, but it carried Bob into a different world. He was glad to get out,
thought and to offer his bore head
and naked cheeks to the cleansing
vigor of the elements. Out there,
somehow, the tragedy did not seem
so concentrated and poignant; and
there was no walls to reflect the
sounds and the sights of grief.
Bob came to a pause on the blob-
by patch of wet grass that was, in
more seemly times, a front lawn. It
was difficult to discern anything
through the veil of rain, but finally
he made out Jim a few rods away
and hurried after him.
In his intense personalization of
the situation it never occurred to
him that the sound of footsteps could
not be heard above the storm; so,
involuntarily, he trod on tiptoe. It
was an unnecessary nicety, though;
it would have been unnecessary even
though they walked with iron shod
shoes in marble tombs, for Jim Fowler was dead to the sounds of reality,
of the storm and the world. He plod-
ed stiffly, chin in, shoulders square
and arms by his sides as a corpse
might walk—with jerky, cataleptic
Bob clutched up his threadbare
coat close to his throat as he followed, for the rain slapping into his face
and dribbling down inside his clothes
chilled him through and through. He
was bareheaded; he had left his cap
where he had dropped it—on a chair
in the Fowler parlor.
Bob glanced back once in the direction of the little cottage. Thc
only sign of its existence was a pale
yellow spot of light glimmering
through the cascading windowpune.
That bit of light meant interior comfort and warmth, and the hobo choked with selfish resentfulnes3 at the
spiteful fate that did not stop at
wrecking a strange home in order
to make him uncomfortable. At
least, 50 it seemed to him, for he
had acquired a personal injury com-!
plex. Life was always closing doors
in his face.
What silly trick of Fate was it
that had turned him, outcast and
pariah, to participation in an affair
of human experience that was none
of his business? What mechanism
of social intercourse was it that kept
his feet plodding after a stranger he
had not known by sight or word until a brief hour before? Bob stopped in his tracks. It struck him as
sheer nonsense that he should be
following this man, like a derelict
guardian angel.
The hobo philosophy of Potts and
of Spike and their kind occurred to
him: "What the hell difference does
anything make?" What difference,
indeed? The thing he wanted most
now was an obscure but sheltered
nook in thc freight yards; a barrel
or a shanty, preferably near the vicarious heat of the locomotives'
dumping pit, safe from trainmen's
sticks and boots.
Bob, with a shrug, turned and set
his face to retrace his steps toward
the widespread diffusion of light
against thc night sky on lower land
to the east that marked the Crater
('ity railroad yards. There was the
pale of him and his social kind on
nights like this; he had no business
wnndcring from it.
Now with his mind made up and
his steps already retracing their way,
Bob glanced back with uneasy curiosity after thc man who had tried to
befriend him. But he experienced
no sense of gratitude; only dogs felt
Jim seemed to be moving along a
sort of ridge some distance above
Bob, and the steady play of lightning against the unobstructed sky
beyond the ridgeline served to keep
hia stiffly moving figure in almost
constant silhouette. As Bob watched he saw Jim in his trance walk
starkly into a tree, stagger back, and
fall heavily.
"The poor devil/' he muttered,
"he hasn't any idea of what he's doing or where he's going. I've got
to watch him or he will be killed!"
Involuntarily Bob changed his irresolute course once more and hurried along at a penitent dogtrot to
regain the ground he had lost, to
pick Jim up. Before Bob could
reach him, however, Jim arose and
resumed his Golgothic way. Bob
foil into step behind him, as boforc,
and admitted to himself with the
usual sheepish confusion of an in-
j cinsistcnt cynic that it was not doglike gratitude, but rather a genuine
person.il   interest   and   liking   that
1 made him "his brother's keeper."
Their way led sharply upwards
now, along the Beam of the ridge;
and  Bob. winded and laboring with
[wearied legs and feet, marvelled at.
the inward powers of emotional
strength that were keeping the slender young mail clerk forging ahead
with no visible slackening of pace or
poise. Bob began to fear for Jim
mightily; tins strained restriction of
a flood of grief behind a daai of
dazed mentality was bound to result
in a fearful cracking of body and
soul and mind that might sweep him
to death, or worse—Insanity.
Bob was unfamiliar with the topography of the local countryside, bu(
its general conformation hero led
him to suspect a cliff, after the characteristics of thc surrounding territory with which he had become fa-
Bob law Jim  walk starkly into a
tree, stagger back, and fall heavily
miliar in his short life as a tramp.
So he moved up to within arm's
length of Jim, and strove to pierce
the stormy gloom ahead for signs of
a drop. It came with a suddenness
that nearly fooled him despite his
alertness; a gash of deeper blackness
in the night underfoot. Bob cried
out and plucked Jim back from the
Still Jim was not consciously aware
of Bob's presence. Ho glanced with
startled yet unseeing eyes toward
him, then unwittingly obeyed the new
course, away from immediate danger,
into which Bob gently turned him.
Thus, through the night these two
men wandered through the barren
and storm whipped fields on the
shoulders of the supine hills that
stretched back to Crater City; Bob
following without question the uncanny will of the other except at
times when it was necessary to guide
him out of danger. And while he
climbed nnd descended, trod and
stumbled on his weary way Bob felt
a glow of spiritual exultation displacing the chill in his veins and confounding the weariness in his body,
Bob wns not of a religious turn
of mind, but he had been grounded
in Biblical fundamentals, and now
when the service of human brotherhood was lifting him beyond himself
he thrilled to a resemblance of this.
bereaved lover, walking his life away
for his solitary love, to that Young
Man who had endured a Passion and
Death for all.
These desolate hills of ancient lava
were truly Jim Fowler's Gethsemane;
his misery was, in fundamentals 'f
not in details, a replica of that Storied Agony. Like the Apostles of
old, Bob had come to watch; but unlike them, he did not go to sleep. In
him was born, as the night wore on
and the physical pain of watching
and following became so acute thnt
he could scarcely move, a realization
of the true significance of that An
cicnt Sacrifice.
(To be continued)
Otherwise Unimpressed   by
Civilization on Visit
To Montreal
Civilization's many wonders ap>
parently made but slight impression
on Savakak, Anntotn, Attawingn and
: Tapita, four Eskimos brought to
Montrenl by officials of the Revillon
Freres Trading Compnny.    The four
j visitors from the frozen North smiled and wero mildly amused by the
(White man's environments and pastimes, but displayed little enthusiasm
'for the mechanical   marvels   which
*they wero viewing for the first time
j The sight of one thing, however,
invariably caused the quartet to display nil the enthusiasm anyone could
demand. Tobacco was unmistakably
a tremendously prized article, one
that   they   enjoyed   hugely,   though
they had never in their lives made its
acquaintance previous to boarding
the good ship "Jean RcvUlon" which
brought them from Baker Lake to
Liverpool, Nova Scotia.
As a solace for the rigours of
winter as they know it, all four,—afler sampling everything in the form
of tobacco offered—took away with
them to Pagwa, Ontario, a plentiful
supply of Millbank Virginia cigarettes; and of Dixie Bright Smoking
Tobacco in the famous vacuum (airtight) tin. Evidently these primitive people are exceedingly quick to
tense value when they encounter it.
(Special to The Herald)
lnvermere, B.C. Nov. 21.—The
fourth annual Pacific Northwest potato show took place in the Chamber
of Commerce Building, Spokane. It
opened on November J 7th and closed on the 20th. Members of thc
Windermere Dictrict Potato Growers'
Association have sent five exhibits
to this show. Messrs, R. R. Bruce,
of lnvermere, P, Jones of Wilmer,
and J. W. Morland and Windermere
ale exhbiitors.
British Columbia is having its
fourth annual Dotato show at New
Westminster, Nov, 25th to 29th.
Eight members of the Windermere
District Potato Growers' Association
and two other growers have sent ex-,
hi bits, making a total of 51 entries.
The varieties of thc potatoes that are
being exhibited are the Netted Gem,
Wee McGregor, Rural Russet, Sir
Walter Raleigh, Early Ohio, Early
Rose and Early White Prize.
One little girl in the- community
wns made happy recently when she
was presented with her cheque for
prizes won nt the late Fall Fair.
ThiH girl is Elizabeth Walker, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
.1. Walker, of Ajax ranch. Elizabeth's tastes run to agriculture, especially the animal branches. Early
this spring she secured two piglets
from her eldest brother and gave
them her exclusive und tender care.
When the Fall Fair time came she
entered the two porkers in every
class that she could, and being quite
within the age, joined the boys' nnd
girls' pig club. Her pig won her three
firsts in the classes in which she entered them and won for the first in
the pig club. As a consequence of
this she received from thc association n cheque for twenty dollars.
She later will receive one of the province's contributions to the fund,
and she stands a chance for heading
tho province in the boyB' and girls'
competition, which would bring her
more. She capped the climax by
selling tho young sow for breeding
purposes as a prize winner, getting
a good price for it, and the pig went
to the butcher as prime pork. Already she is formulating her plans
for what she is going to do in the
pig line in 1920.
Reginald Eastlake, one of the
figures in the late bonk robbery at
Creston, lived here many years in
the dnys of his youth. It runs in
his blood to be a good sportsman
und a keen shot, for his late father
was one of the highest authorities in
Britain along certain lines of fire-
Rev. F. Bertram Atkinson and
bride, nee Sinclair, have returned and
taken up residence in the vicarage,
this latter having been enlarged and
very much improved in its appointments of late date.
An athletic association for the upbuilding of winter sport in the Lake
Windermere district was formed this
past week, and is receiving the hearty
support of all lovers of clean sport.
It is the intention to hold semi-weekly
contests in the David Thompson Memorial Hall, a building which affords
a large clear floor space with capacious galleries around for any who are
simply spectators. The interest for
the present is going to centre in
badminton, boxing, indoor basket
ball and baseball, coupled with athletic exercises. Mr. T. W. Lee from
the prairie province of Alberta ha&
been engaged as physical instructor.
Later on it is intended to broaden
the activities of the body to take in
skiing, ski-joring, tobogganing and
snow shoeing. Mr. A. McRobb is
President; W. H. Tompkins, Vice-
Pres.; C. E. Chester, Secretary; A.
Ashworth, Treasurer. The opening
night showed an attendance of thirty-
five young men keen to take their
part. It is said there is a nucleus
movement on foot to establish n
similar organization amongst the ladies of the community. In order to
make the club a popular one, the
dues have been placed low, being two
dollurs for entrance with one dollar
por month fees for adults and twenty-
five cents per month for junior mem-
Avoid colda and sickness by
giving the children a cup of
steaming hot FRY'S Cocoa
twice a day. Its rich, concentrated nourishment is
just what growing children
need, bo its daily use is true
economy in the home.
I. 8. FRY A SONS (Cauda) Li«Ued
bers. Dr. F. E. Coy, Rev. F. Bertram
Atkinson, Messrs. E, M. Sandilands,
W. C. Webster, A. Basil Clarke, Louis
J. Diehl, W. Howard Cleland and Carl
Whitney huve been appointed chairmen of respective committees.
Knowing one's own country is one
of the first principles of geography,
and this is particularly relevant in
a country such as Canada. Here
nearly everything is new, and continual change is taking place. In the
western provinces Canada is making
history—she is establishing records
in development never heretofore
heard of, and the prospects would appear to be that what has been done
is but the beginning of an era of
progress. In order to keep tht- pub
lie informed on the advances being
made, the Natural Resources Intelli
gence Service of the Department of
the Interior has issued a number of
handbooks on the several province:
One of these, on Manitoba, has just
been fully revised, and is available
to adult readers on request. This
report is one of great value to those
already resident in the west, as well
as to prospective settlers; it gives a
true picture of the province as it is,
without any attempt at exaggeration.
Readers may therefore feel safe
in sending copies to their friends
overseas or across the line who may
desire information on Manitoba as it
is today. Thc Natural Resources
Intelligence Service of thc Department of the Interior will mail copies
to prospective settlers at the request
of our readers.
kT this season everybody needs the Peps
breatheahle tablets to
ward offeold and chill dangers,
Ai Peps   dissolve   in   ibe   mouih.
iheir   neb   medicinal   fumes   carry
toothing tnd healing  benefits direct
into chest -and Songs.
IntUmmanon and Mreaeu in thro*
on bronchials is quickly alla\ed by
Pep*, coughs and colds are nipi^ed in
the br.d. and the entire breathing
syste.T. is wonderfully itremjtbened
tnd foruud.     au drutfists He box.
Eclipsing all October monthly production records in its history, the
Ford Motor Company of Canada,
Limited, produced a total of 0,200
finished cars during October 1925,
an increase of 4,172 over the previous high month, October 1923,
when 5,028 cars were manufactured.
Of the present month's production,
more than 5,000 were for export.
In October 1923, 3,040 were sent
abroad. The figures given are for!
the main plnnt at Ford City, Ontario,
and the eight assembly plants
throughout Canada.
Ordinarily October is one of the
dullest seasons "' the year in the
automotive nidustry generally. Increase at this time is based on splcn-1
\R  Back Home for &
$       "ASCANIA"      j£
VI Froa     H-aiifaa    to    Plymouth, *i
JK Chtfbeurr tad London. Special JK
rrs neureion,   personally   escorted msm
yt by Dick IL Wbitham.    Sailing UT
Zt Full Ir form* lion Irom agents, "S
*Z"m or Company'* office*, 622 Haa- *~*
jU ~t!nis St. W.. Vancouver. Jg
did crop conditions, officials Eay,
coupled with thc* popularity of new
Victoria—The fourth annual British Columbia potato show and educational seed exhibit will be held at
the armories in New Westminster on
November 25 to 28, with entries closing on November 18th. There are
eight classes, including Women's Institutes, school children, gardeners,
certified seed, commercial, district
displays and prepared dishes of potatoes. The provincial Department
of Agriculture will pay transportation charges on the exhibits, which
should be sent freight or express collect.
*me\e\***Ste\e\**\**\m. PAUE EKiHT
Thursday, November 26th, 1925
Black marblized case, -S day movement, hour and
half hour strike
/Mahogany tambour shape with silver dial, 8 day movement,
hour and half hour strike on tubular chime
Fancy Mahogany and Oak cased alarm clocks
$4.50;" $6.75;   $7.50.
Norbury A.snu.    A.   EARLE   LEIGH W.tchm.ker & J.w«l.r
Mrs. C. I-:. Mansflold, cf Grand
Forks, arrived in thu city on Sunday
evening, to join hot- son, W. B. Mansfield, wlio is a linotype operator in
fhe Herald Offlce.
For Beds, I.imdoi
(jr Card Tallies sc
Armstrong Ave.
, Congoloums,
tho    Bid    22,
Baseball fans who were at the Star
on -Monday or Tuesday nights enjoyed several Fox N'ews pictures of thc
final game of the world series between Washington nnd Pittsburg,
while the football fans saw part of
the final Queen versus Varsity football game at Kingston,
Christmas Shopping
at Home!
Among thc many Xmas Gift Sef»
of splendid
you will find a delightful gift for
each of your relatives and friends.
You select these gifts in the quiet and
comfort of your own home. Only the
Fuller Man sells them. He intends to
call on you before Christmas, biM better
write or jihune him duw. No obligation
lo buy,
J.   G I B B
Box 861,   Cranbrook
Special prices on new Baterles at
Service Garage.   Phone 34 ltf
Rev. E. R. McLean, M.A., secretary of religious education committee of B.C., will be in Cranbrook on
Sunduy next and will speak at the
Baptist Church in the morning and
at the United Church in the evening.
tuner;   player  expert.     Phone   502,
Curlers will gather on Thursday
evening at the city hall, to formulate
their plans for the coming season.
Officers have already been elected for
the year, and all that remains to get
away to a good season's curling Is
a representative turnout nt the meet
Ing, and some weather for making
ice. It is probable that directors
will be elected for the year in the
Rink Company at the snme time.
Dolls of all descriptions at Eaton
prices nt Kilbys. 40tf
There will be a great gathering of
thc clans at the K.P. Hall on Friday
evening of this week, when the Burns'
Club are holding a concert and dance
to mark St. Andrew's night. An interesting program has been prepared,
and an interesting time is promised,
to be followed by a dance. A number of out-of-town visitors aro expected, the Caledonian Society of
Kimberley deciding to hold their celebration on Wednesday evening, so as
not to conflict with that being put on
by the Burns' Club here.
LEIGH, the Jeweler, has a large
assortment of Christmas and Greeting Cards.
It seems safe to say that one of
thc most rapid seat sales ever held
for an outside theatrical attraction
was that opened in the Cranbrook
Drug & Book Co., on Saturday last
for the Originals, who are to appear
here this week, on Priday. Many
outside reservations were taken very
early, and on Saturday evening the
majority of the house was sold out,
there being only scattered seats left,
und some others well towards the
rear of the reserved block of seats
in the Auditorium.
Piano in Fumed Oak, condition
good as new. A $500 instrument at
a sacrifice—$295.   At Kilbys.     40tf
at ringing the geese — lots of fun
best of exercise and a heap of
pleasure at the same time.
In Venezia Hotel
Those who visited our store since the opening
of the sale have been surprised at the wonderful reduction in the prices of the highest quality goods.
Miss McLeod's stock is well known for quality and it is
being placed on the counter without reserve. The
manner in .which it is marked and displayed make
shopping in this store a pleasure. The price marks
are plain and there is no obligation to purchase if you
come. The most compelling thing is the low price
which has been placed on this magnificent stock.
There are lots of bargains left, but it would pay you to
make your selection of apparel early.
All of the articles on sale would make suitable
presents so this is your opportunity to lighten up on
your Yuletide expense.
Miss McLeod
Mr. C. A. Towrids left on Tuesday
evening for Lethbridge and other
prairie points on a business trip.
LEIGH, the Jeweler, has a splendid GIFT assortment on his DOLLAR
table. 40
Oysters in any style at the Victoria Cafe.   Try some on the shell.
By a margin of a considerable
period of time, the Kimberley Press
was the first paper in the district to
appear last week with reference to
the accident on thc C.P.R. at Jerome,
which occurred on Friday last short
ly after noon.
Dining Room suite in Fumed Oak.
A bargain at ?98.00, at Kilbys.    40tf
Dr. MacKinnon left on Tueday for
tho coast, whore, with Mrs. MacKinnon, a two weeks' holiday will be
spent. Mrs. MacKinnon preceded
him one day to make a stop over at
thc home of her parents in Kaslo.
For sales and service Nash and Star
can.   Sm Ratcliffe ft Stewart.   83tf
It is understood that the Rotarian
Maggies are going down to Dinty
Clark's Friday night, and if there is
anything left of the poor wheelers,
we'll see they get decent burial. The
ladies are to be hostesses to their
beloved husbands, or would-be's, on
this occasion, and a record evening
of fun Is sure to result.
The ducks on Kootenay Flats were
given a bad scare last week when
three local hunters spent three days
in that vicinity trying to bag the
web-feet. The party was composed
of Dr. MacKinnon, W. Steward and
W. Whiting. While the bags they
succeeded in getting were not very
large, the trip was a very pleasant
one, a thoroughly good time being
A. Keevil, special salesman for the
Lincoln Library, has heen making the
rounds of the district this week, in
the course of his canvassing trips.
Whether it is the altitude, the
scenery, of from some other cause,
it is strange that book agents seem
when they reach Cranbrook to succumb to the impulse of poetry within them, arid burst forth into verse.
The Herald is publishing in this issue an effort from the pen of Mr..
Keevil that will no doubt be rend
with some pleasure and interest.
Lookl We wilfsell you Half Dinner sets or full dinner sets at Eaton
prices.    Kilby. 40tf
Mr. and Mrs. C. W, Draper left on
Saturday last for the east on their
way to England, where they will
spend the next three months or so,
sailing from Montreal by the "Canada." They will return by way of
New York, and on their way back to
Cranbrook Mr. Draper will go to Detroit and Ford, Ont., to visit the
automobile factories in the output* of
which the Hanson Garage is interested in this district
Fer first claas automobile repairs
■ee Ratcliffe ft Stewart 33tf
Flags went to half mast on the
government and public buildings on
Saturday morning last, and similar
signs of respect were shown by the
C.P.R. and other large private corporations, to mark the mourning felt
in the passing of the Dowager Queen
Alexandra, which took place last
Friday afternoon. Word was received over the radio during the day,
bringing the sad news, and many in
this district whose recollections go
back to the time when she was often
seen in public in England along with
the late King Edward.
The strike of seamen in British
ports has had the effect of diverting
orders for approximately 20,000 tons
of newsprint to British Columbia
mills. This would not have been
possible but for the Canadian-Australian treaty which went into effect
on October 1, giving Canadian news*
print access to the Australian market
duty free, the same as thc British
product Filling of this order wilt
represent the first large shipment of
this commodity by Canada to Australia, Up to a month ago Great Britain and the Baltic countries had
been getting the bulk of the Australian newsprint business in spite of
the long water haul.
Parents, and mothers escepially,
are asked to keep in mind the meeting on Tuesday evening next at the
Parish Hall, when the Girl Guides are
going to give a demonstration of
their work. The desire iB to form a
strong organization back of the
guides, so that their work may not
be hampered for lack of sympathy
and help on the part of the adults
who can do so much for the movement This is a worthy movement,
and one that a good many thoroughly
believe in, but like a good many
other organizations it is apparently
left to the faithful few to carry the
burden that others should be helping
with. The work that the girl guides
will put on will be in the nature of
a revelation to many who have not
got a proper idea of what the
activities of the Guides consist of.
Cranbrook taxidermist
A meeting of the Crunbrook Hockey league is called for tonight
(Thursday) at the Y.M.C.A. when
many matters of importance are
coming up for consideration. A
large attendance of the members and
executive is requested.
Chriit   Church   Bazaar
in   the   Pariah   Hall
Saturday, Nov. 28, from 3 to 6 p.m.
Fancy Work, Cookery, Candy and
Afternoon   Tea
Fiah Pond, etc.
Everybody Welcome      39-40
W. T. Jago, provincial organizer
for the L.O.I.. arrived in the city last
Saturday on one of his periodical
visits, and alU'iided a meeting that
evening of the ('ranbrook Orange
lodge. Me. tdso intended to visit
Lumberton, wliere there is a particularly thriving lodge.
BOYS' SUITS,live to soven years
?5.00. Boys' Two Pants Suits,
eight to sixteen years, $10.00. Our
low pices win every time. W. F.
Doran,  Cranbrook  Exchange tf
An illustration appears in this
week's issue of the Herald of Sir
Thomus and Lady Esmonde, wh<
spend some time periodically at Bull
River, Sir Thomas being an enthusiastic hunter. He stayed at one of
the C.P.R. logging camps, and usually
has good luck on his hunting nnd fishing expeditions.
W. F. Doran hag just received a
carload of Beds, Mattresses and
Springs which will be on sale Friday
or Saturday. Make your selection
of this new assortment early. With
his low prices on these lines they
will not last long. 40tf
Preparations which have been under way for a considerable time will
culminate on Saturday next when
the Anglican sale of work nnd annual
bazaar takes place at the Parish Hall
in the afternoon from three o'clock
on. There will be all the usual at
tractions and tables, and afternoon
tea and home cooking will also be
For prompt repairs and satisfaction go to Ratcliffe & Stewart'c garage. 20tf
The regular monthly meeting of
the Women's Institute will be held
in the K. P. Hall on Tuesday, Dec.
1st. 100 per cent, attendance is requested; important business. Election of officers; also plans to be made
for Crippled Children's Fund drive,
a nation-wide appeal for help for
building home on Vancouver Island
Musical program; afternoon tea
A Card Party and Dance will b«
given at thc Auditorium, Friday,
December 4th by the Odd Fellows.
Whist nnd Bridge, 8 to 10. Prizes
for each. Dancing* 10 to 2. Refreshments. Program during evening. 38-40
same from H. B. Kilkland, by
paying for this advertisement.
( 40
WANTED—Help wanted, preferably
school girl. Principally to attend
to children. Apply Box T, Herald
Office. 39tf
WANTED—Girl for general housework.   Apply Box W, Herald office.
Snap.—For Sale.—1925 Ford Sedan, only run 3,000 miles, or will
trade on Ford Touring. Box 488,
Cranbrook. 34tf
OUR  S T 0 C K — is larger than ever
A Whole Store Full
of Useful, Practical, Beautiful
C. P. R. Watch Inspector
Next to Post Office
IF YOU WANT TO OWN a Beautiful head of hair, wash it with
SAGELINA, the vegetable hair
cleanser and tonic. Only 50c per
bottle,—worth $1 00. For sale
nt Beattie-Noble and Cranbrook
Drug & Book Co. 40-41
l.KlliHT, the Jeweler, Ih showing
a special in Kiddies fancy leather
bags at .00c.
The Oddfellows uro arranging to
give a card party and dance on Friday, December 4th, that promises
some unique and interesting features. Cards will be played from
8 to 10.30, both whist and bridge being carried on ns thoso attending desire, and prizes will be given for the
highest nnd lowest in both games.
The curds will be followed by a
dance, with Robinson's three or four
piece orchestra. Refreshments will
be served, and during the evening
one or two musical numbers will also
be given.
See the framed pictures at "Plioto-
crafte," the new Studio and Art
Store, Cranbrook. 40tf
Among the more recent newcomers to Cranbrook is Dr, F. W. Gallagher, late of Alliance, Alberta, who
arrived last week to take over the
practice of Dr. C. W. Huffman in
Chiropractic. Dr. Gallagher has secured offices in the McCreery block
and is expecting his equipment any
day, when he will be in a position to
give the very best service that chiropractic affords. Dr. Huffman, who
has been the forerunner of the practice of chiropractic in Cranbrook, is
retiring to apply himself exclusively
to his Kimberley practice.
Select Your Christmas Cardi
This is Christmas card time, and
the Herald has an assortment on
hand to choose from that excels any
shown in the past Varied and exclusive designs, representing styles
that will please all tastes, and with
particularly appropriate and well-
thought out verses. Many of them
are in stock ready for quick delivery,
but selection of them should not be
long delayed, as the time for mailing
to distant points in time for Christmas is close at hand. Call, or phone
for the samples.    Cranbrook Herald.
Friday last Mr. V. Paulsen, of the
Kootenay Garage, returned to the
city after a week spent in Winnipeg
on business. While in the prairie
city Mr. Paulsen had the opportunity
of seeing the whole aeries of the New
Oakland cars, aa a result of which he
is firmly of the opinion that in this
new production of the General Motors', perfection has certainly been
reached. The phenomenal sales that
the new Oakland haa had is an indication aa to the manner in which it
haa been received by the buying public. Mr. Paulsen will have a five
passenger sedan on display at the
garage shortly, when an opportunity
will be given to inspect the latest in
car manufacture.
Highest prices paid for old sucks,
at H. C. Long, Chinese merchant,
Van Horne Street 35tf
The notice is published in thiB issue of the usual Court of Revision for
the municipal voters' list of 1926,
which is to be held on Thursday,
December 10th, Property owners
who have acquired the qualifications
for getting their names on the civic
FOR SALE—One Lee Enfield Rifle.
Apply B. Weston. 35tf
FOR SALE—Silver foxes, pedigreed,
large, prolific 40 to 00 per cent,
sijver. Real money makers. $575
per pair (no brokers' fees). One
or five pairs. Owner, Mr. Morrison, 5 McLeod Blk., New Westminster, B. C. 40-42
FOR SALE—Heavy team suitable
for logging. Standard ranch,
Cranbrook. 33tf
FOR SALE—Safe, In good condition.
Inside measurement about 24 in,
square Any reasonable offer accepted. Particulars at Herald office. 31-tf
In Walnut Mission and Golden Oak.
Baby Carriages and Sleighs
Books and Skates, etc.
— AT —
Phone 76 P. O. Boi 238
Second Hand Dealer
We Buy, Sell and Exchange
voters' list, which is the possession
of a registered deed or registered
agreement of sale, have till the end
of this month for getting their applications in to appear on the list,
and the time for the registration of
householders was up to the end of
October. The names so added, and
the names on the existing list, together with any applications made in
person, are reviewed by the Court of
Revision, which is to hold itB session,
as stated, on December 10th, at 7.30
p.m., in the city hall.
Your Portrait, —the only gift that
they cannot buy for themselves.
Photocrafts, the new Studio.       40lf
Tickets have now been distributed
among the members of the Oddfellows for their card party and dance
to be held at the Auditorium on Friday, December 4th. They are introducing the Innovation of playing both
whist and bridge during the early
part of the evening, it being felt
that both are quite popular, and organized play will take place In both.
About ten o'clock the play will cease
and the tabulation of the scores will
be made, and shortly afterwards the
dance will begin, Robinson's four
piece orchestra being In attendance.
Refreshments will be served during
the evening, and there will also be
some program numbers Interspersed.
Tickets may be had from any member of the Oddfellows, or at the store
of A. E. Leigh, Jeweller.
,1. ll. Slmoster, representative of
several pretentious book publications,
who has been spending Borne time
past in Crnnbrook and Klmborloy,
Ifft this weok for Lho west, oxpeotlng
to spend the winter at Victoria.
Mr. Siaiesler has a poetic bent that
finds frequent expression in froo
verse, and his Hues on Fairmont and
Kimberley which have been  publish
ed recently in this paper have been
quite favorably spoken of locally.
Rod edged, blue edged, gilt edged
and plate sunk cards in stock, suitable for invitations, or may he used
for Christmas greetings, when a
special wording is requriod. In
Various sizes. See samples at the
Herald   Office. :t«
The ideal Christmas gift combines beauty
with practicality what, then, could be more
acceptable than a gift of leather ? Such a gift
will prove useful for a period of many years We
have a complete stock, including travelling cases,
valises, suit cases — with many novel innovations,
at prices that are remarkably low. For Shoes,
Gloves, Mitts, Socks, Suspenders or Garters, ■—see
us.   These make useful Christmas presents.
Cranbrook Saddlery
For his supply of Oranges, Apples, Grapes, Bananas, Nuts, Candy,
etc., because he only wants the best.
Gill around and see (or yourself
the excellent stock of Fruit, Nuts and
Confectionery that he has to choose,
and what's more Santa's Scotch, he
wants the best, but he must have
them at the very best price.
Moirs Fancy Box Chocolates and Xmas bulk Candy
at right prices.
— Opposite depot —
The Improved
Ford Touring Car
AN all-steel body on thc Improved chanii, with a new
-. top designed to harmonize with the reduction in height,
gives the Touring Car a grace and ■martneii heretofore
un approached.
Advances tn contort have kept pace with Improvement!
tn design. Placing the fuel tank under the cowl has made
It possible to lower the seats, giving greater leg room and
added comfort for driver and passengers. Ventilation
and driving vision are improved by the new touring wind*
shield, the lower half of which is adjustable.
The side curtains, generally re-designed to conform to body
and top changes, add the final detail of touring comfort.
When In place, the curtains open with the doors and
combine wide vision with lasting durability.
Cranbrook, B.C


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