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NUMBER   4 4
Second Daughter   of   Mr. and
Mrs. W. K. Cameron Becomes
Wife of Local liuslness Man
Much local IntoroBt attached to
Christmas wedding which took pines
ln tho city, whou MIbh Horyl Cameron,
■econd daughter of Mr. mid Mrs. W.
F. Cameron, wus united In marriage
to Mr. Ilort Hung, well known In tliis
tity from ills connection with tho
WeHtom Urocerti, Limited. Tho ceremony look i-liw-it on thu afternoon ot
Ohrlntman Day, December 25th, at 3
p.m., nt Christ church. Rev. F. V.
Harrison, rector, officiating. Additional Interest attaches to tho dato of
the ceremony from the fact that
ChrlstmaB Day was the 25th anniversary ot the wedding of the bride's
parents, and was also the day upon
which their eldest daughter, Mrs.
Patterson, well known In the city and
district, was also married.
The bride was supported by Miss
Dorothy Mackay ot this city, as
bridesmaid, while Mr. Woods, of
Lethbrldge, acted as groomsman, A
good number of friends of the contracting cou,ple witnessed the ceremony at the church. The bride wore
a charming travelling suit ln a gold
tone shade and a hat to match, and
carried a bouquet of carnations. Tbe
wedding march was played by Miss
Delia Greaves, and during the signing of the register a very pleasing
solo was rendered by Miss Frances
At tbe conclusion of the ceremony
the party repaired to the home of the
bride's parents on Burwell Avenue
where a wedding luncheon was partaken of, during which the customary
touts were given. Rev. F. V. Harrison made some special reference to
tbe silver wedding anniversary of Mr.
and Mrs. Cameron, to which Mr. Cameron suitably replied. The house was
very prettily decorated with festoons
and streamers, and the post-nuptial
function was greatly enjoyed by the
fifty or so Invited guests. Miss Gladys Spence and Miss Nettle Terrace
assisted wtth refreshments and pouring tea. Among the guests from outside points present were Mr. and Mrs.
Sang and daughter, of Lethbrldge,
parents and sister of the groom.
A wonderful array ot wedding gifts
served to show the esteem in which
ths young couple are held locally,
many being both costly and rare. The
groom's gift to tbe bride was a silver
tea set, and his gift to the bridesmaid
was a pearl pin.
Mr. and Mrs- Sang left on the evening train for Calgary, and wilt later
go on to Lethbrldge for a time, before
returning to this city to take up residence here. Tbey havo a veritable
host ot friends in Cranbrook who extend to them sincerest congratulations at this time, and heartiest wishes for a long and happy married life.
A very plensnnt nnd enjoyable evening was spent in tho Opera House,
Fort Steele, on Tuesday, Ihe occasion
belnc a Christmas Tree given through
the kindness and energy of Mrs. Attree, tlie two school teachers antl
trustees, The greal attraction of the
uvt-nlng wns the persnun) visit of
Santa Glaus, who kindly dlstribiited
the presonls from the huge Christmas
tree, nol even the babies being for
gotten. A fino concert by tho schol-
lars proceeded the distribution of
prcwents. Tim proceedings closed
With a hearty vote of thanks to Mrs
Attree nml tho others above referred
to, and Ood Save tlie King.
Rumor has it thut D. Cameron, the
dairy man and cattle-king of West
port. Fort Steele, ban rented Mrs. C.
Levitt's ranch at WeHtnort.
flew J^ear • 1921
Between   Eighty   and   .Ninety |
Veterans and Guests Take
Part In Pleasant Function
A real pioneer of tho district passed away on Tuesday morning at Klin
her ley In the person of Mrs. Sopor,
at the sge of 75 years. Site had been
resident there for over twenty years,
and was well known throughout the
district. Among the surviving relatives are a daughter, MrB. McMahon,
and three grandchildren, who are all
well known locally.
The funeral took place on Thurs-
day afternoon, a service being held at
Christ Church by Rev. F. V. Harrison.
and Interment was made In the local
A good menu characterized the annual banquet of the local branch of
thu O. W. V. A., held at at tholr hoad-
i|iiaii.'i\s on Tuesday evening. Perhaps this was very largely responsible
for the spirit of good fellowship which
prevailed afterwards at lho smoker,
wheu a toast list was done honor to,
witli a few concert numbers Intorsper-
aod. Whatever lho reuson, the guests
of the G. W. V. A. spent a most enjoyable evening at this function, and
have to thank their hosts for the complete scheme of arrangements tlmt
wus laid out for their entertainment.
As hosts the G. W. V. A. excelled
themselves, and not the least lmpor-
ant outcome of the function waa that
unite a number of those present on invitation got a new Insight into the
work of the local War Veterans' body.
Chief Steward Johns and his assistants prepared a banquet that would
have tempted a gathering of epicures,
so it Is small wonder that the eighty or'
ninety who sat down at the two long
tables did full justice to all its courses. The committee in charge of tbe
banquet part of the program could
entertain no doubt as to the success of
their plans when they viewed the gusto with which the viands were attacked by tbe banquetters.
At the conclusion of the satisfying
repast, the guests and honorary members retired while the active memberB
of the Veterans' Association gathered
for an hour or so In their annual business session. Election of officers
was undertaken at this session for the
ensuing year, and other business transacted, but it was not found possible
to complete the business that was to
come up, and an adjournment was necessary to a later date.
Secretary Simpson read his report
for the past year, which was adopted.
Officers for the coming year were
elected as follows: f
President  James F. Lunu
lst Vice President... Henry B. Hicks
2nd Vice President Wm. Hewson
-xc-.'utive  Committee
A. Ashworth, D. Ferguson,
0. Chllds.
The secretary-treasurer of the organization Is named by a meeting of the
full executive.
In the absence of Dr. F. W. Green,
honorary president of tho G- W. V. A.,
Mr. R. E. Beattie was pressed Into
service, and acted as toastmaster
through the list of eleven toasts. He
opened the proceedings with a few
remarks as chairman.
The first toast to the King having
been honored by the singing of the
National Anthem, the next, that to the
Dominion was announced, proposed
by Mr. G. J. Spreull aad responded to
by Judge Thompson.
Mr. Spreull spoke of the changed
viewpoint from which Canada was regarded In comparison to the ideas held
In Uriiuin some years ago and how the
ecboolbooks of old had not tended to
glvo the British schoolboy much of an
idea of this vast country. After referring to the part Canada played in the
South African war, he passed on to
the Dominion's part in tho groat
world war, pointing with pride to the
part Canada had in helping to right
tlto world's wrongs, and in establish
fug the .principle thai might is not ne-
cossurlly to ho regarded ns right in the
conduct of International affairs, but
that right shall lto right. He refer-
rod to the fact that Canada had n
voice In (he League of Nations con
farenQBB. and thus had somo slatus as
| ono of tho great nntlons of the world
< Mr. Spreull .-aid ho appreciated the
value of the work of the Veterans' organization, and tlie spirit of scrvico
that actuated it. While somo believed In ruining epitaphs to tho dead, he
was of the opinion that the vetorans'
body could stand as a living apitaph
to tho work accomplished.
Mr. Spreull concluded his remarks
with a tribute to Judge Thompson, as
thu representative of the Dominion
in this district, who in presiding at
court was always actuated by the kindliest feelings towards the unfortunates who appeared before him.
Judge Thompson, ln response, made
reference to a national asset to which
ho said, not much reference was made.
This he spoke of as the national character of the Canadians. We are the
freest and most democratic people In
(n the world, and nowhere did the
wish of the people as It found expression tn the ballot mako Itself felt Immediately as In Canada. Nowhere
outside the Empire   was   this to be
found, and he gave historical Install-
res how Britain had made as her national aim   not advancement merely,
Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky,
The flying cloud, the frosty light;
The year Ib dying in the night;
Ring out, wild bells, and let him die.
Ring out the old, ring in the new.
Ring happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.
Ring in the valiant man and free,
The larger heart, the kindlier
Ring out the darkness of the land,
Ring in the Christ that la to be.
Ring out the grief tbat saps the mind
For those tbat here we see no
Ring out the fued of rich and poor,
Ring in redress to all mankind.
Ring out false pride in place and blood,
The civic slander and the spite;
Ring in the love of truth and right,
Ring in the common love of good.
Alfred Tennyson.
line from the United Empire Loyalists' now the most serious the C-.W.V.A,
wbo had settled in Canada ln the earliest times. Even now the country
was getting the best possible cla. -j of
emigration from the United States in
the men with capital who were coming north to make their homes.
Pointing out how the war had
taught great lessons to Britain and Canada, the Judge said that one of these
was that Canada muct be kept imbued
with the right national spirit. The
United States now bad a great problem on its hands from Its unrestricted stream of Immigration within its
territory,. Canada must be kept loyal to the Empire, and those who seek
to become new citizens must be prepared to be loyal to Canada and to ltd
scheme of law and order. It wns the
problem ot the young men of the nation tot keep Canada safe, sane and
Comrade Bagley proposed briefly
the toast to the Province, and this was
had to deal with. It seemed to be especially bad at the Coast. The flrst
place the soldier come to when he was
up against lt was the G. W. V. A.
headquarters, and -Avery week cases
were being dealt with. Married men
had heen helped with loans and in
ether ways they had been trying to
help put men on their feet again. He
paid warm tribute .to the work of the
executive during als term of offlce,
stating that a great>deal of tbe credit for what had been done rested with
In conclusion, Mr. Ashworth referred to soma ot tbe captious criticism
that reached his ears regarding the
work ot thc veterans and little happenings ln connection with their affairs. These things were usually of
quite a minor nature and magnified by
being handed around.
Mr. J. Lunn proposed the toast to
the honorary members, making espec-
responded to by-Mr. Beattie. He re- ial mention ot Dr. F. W. Green, the
ferred to the vast extent of B.C.'s honorary president and Messrs. Beat-
resources, minerals, Umber, fisheries, tie and Staples, in :.p*7*recIation of the
etc. but spoke of the greatest asset be- ready help they were always willing
ing Its people.    He made mention of to extend to the veterans.
the fact that this province bad made a
wonderful record of enlistments in
the war, owing .possibly to the class
of people composing the population.
The toast to the City of Cranorook
was proplsed by Comrade Walsh, and
replied to by Chief of Police P. Adams, who mentioned that there was a
good spirit of co-operation apparent In
the city, and that there was a good
class of business men In the city. The
chief added somewhat to his brief
speech by a couple of good stories that
raised a good laugh.
One of the Important toasts of the
evening was that to the G. W. V. A.,
proposed by Dr. Rutledge and responded to by Mr. A. Ashworth. Dr. Rutledge said he appreciated the privilege of being present, and that Cranbrook was proud of the G. W, V. A.
and Its premises, to which so much
had been done to fit them up as at
present. He thought people were inclined to forget the sacrifices and disablements the veterans had suffered
in tho war. He took the opportunity
of congratulating the Veterans upon
tlto success which had attended their
24th of May celebration In the city-
it had been carried to success by the
same spirit that had characterised the
work of the veterans at the front—and
he Imped to see it made a permanent
affair'In the life of the city. He concluded hy wishing every continued
success and prosperity to the veterans..
Replying to this toast, Mr. A. Ashworth, retiring president of the local vetorans' association, gave some
Information of much interest regard-
Ins the alms and objects of the organization, and what lt is accomplishing.     Its great object, he said   was
felicitous terms by Mr. A. Crowe, who
brought In a very graceful tribute to
fthe work of the Womem's Auxiliary
to the G. W. V. A.
Mr. E. Doolan responded with a
short and facetious speech to this
Mr. Beattie brought the gathering to
a close with a remark that he hoped
In the future there would be more of
this "get together" spirit manifested.
Musical numbers were rendered during tho evening by Mr. L. Douglas
Rengger, who gave two fine baritone
solos, one a striking setting to music of the well known "In Flanders*
Fields," and a violin solo by Mr. J. s.
Thornley, the "Poet and Peasant" Overture. Mr. Frank O'Hara, of Kimberley acted as accompanist. Mr.
Jack McDonald gave the gathering
some real Scotch dialect when he rendered Burns' "Address to the Haggis,"
which was also ov-jy appreciated.
So ended what the veterans concede
to be a most successful affair, and everyone present will echo the sentiment
—well say tt was)        -  .
Mr. Beattie replied briefly, stating
he counted lt an honor to be numbered among the honorary members. Any
criticism of the organisation, he
thought, should not be taken too seriously, for lt usually came from people who were not entitled to efler any
criticism ln this connection.
The toast to the Present Esecutve
was proposed by Mr. D. R. Ferguson, who spoke of the changes brought
about In a year. He thought a good
deal of credit for what had heen done
belonged to the president.
Mr. W. M. Karris, responding, pointed out the necessity, with the widely
scattered membership, of having a
strong executive to carry out the expressed wishes of the members. If
the same support 1b extended to the
new executive as the old body enjoyed, he predicted tbe association
would continue to prosper. He
thought It was only fit and proper
to provide good home quarters for
men who were without homes. He
hoped also to see gatherings of this
of this kind held more frequently in
the future.
Mr. R. Pasnnore alu> added a few
words ln response.
Mr. Oliver Bristow proposed a toast
to "Our Guests," and said that the
veterans were glad to have the visitors present with them. He went on
to show by some instances how Injustices were still to be found in connection with conditions encountered
by returned men, and showed how foreign these things ought to be to the
Ideal for which the men had fought.
He thought there must be something
wrong with a civilisation that allowed
these wrongs to go unredressed, snd
made a plea alio for fair treatment of
With the flrst   of   the new year
freight rates In the west are due to
take a Ave per cent. drop.    When the j*ut ■acrlflct. ^
'Railway Commission last summer The Judge spoke of the differences
granted a thirty-flvo per cent. Increase that marked the American and the Cain western freight rates it was spec-1 nadlan and showed that the Dominion
tned that on January 1 the Increase , had inherited to some degree the aplr-
Would drop to thirty per cent. lt of progresBlvenesa found across the
service - service to those here and veterans and their dependents.
to those gone. They had worked as
a body especially for better treatment
on behalf of the widows of soldiers
and men disabled tn the war, and
much had heen accomplished towards
these ends by the provincial and dominion staffs. Widows' allowances had
been raised from $33 to $60 per month
and disabled men were now getting
$75 per month in place of the $24 per
month originally Instituted. Mr. Ashworth gave Instances of how the Individual cases were taken up on their
merits and adjustments sought after.
Not less than $6,000,000 had heen paid
over hy the government as a result
of the efforts of the G. W. V. A. in recovering pensions and post discharge
pay and other cases. The schemes advanced by the dominion and provincial
governments for the benefit of the returned men, such as the land settlement scheme, vocational training, the
housing scheme and Soldiers' Civil
Re-Establishment, were as a matter
of fact the result of suggestions from
the veterans themselves.
The problem of unemployment was
On Wednesday evening, Dec. 22nd,
Maple Leaf Rebekah Lodge entertained their friends to a Whist Drive after their regular meeting. Mrs. S.
Fyles won the ladies first prize, Mr.
Pantllng gentleman's first, Mrs. Cassldy and Mr. Pelton the consolation
After a dainty lunch, Mrs- McCal-
lum, Noble Grand, on behalf of the
Order presented Miss Cora Stover
with a beautiful piece of china. Miss
Stover has severed her connection
with McCreery Bros., and Is taking up
her residence ln Lethbrldge. Miss
Mary Humble and MIsb Bertha Brown
were also presented with cut glass
water sets as remembrances from the
Lodge. These young ladles, we understand, are to be principles ln happy events early In the New Year.
The evening was a very pleasant
one and will be long remembered by
those who were present.
L. P. Sullivan replied to this toast,
expressing apprecatlon of the hosptal-
ity extended to the guests. He added a
word on the urgency of Cranbrook doing Bomethiny definite In the way of
bringing Into existence some form of
war memorial.
Responding to a toast to the Army
and Navy proposed by F. A. Williams,
Major H. B. Hicks, dealing mare with
the army, showed something of Ite
development from the beginning oft the
Idea of a standing army. Mr. J, M.
Clark, formerly of the Canadian Navy,
was to have replied on behalf of thla
branch of the service, but was not
able to remain for this purpose,
Mr. Cheater Staples, speaking to the
toast of "The Allies," after paying all
honor to the different nations which
had taken part In the war, proved himself a prince of raconteurs, and gave
his hearers many a laugh wltb some
<bf his stories.
The last toast of tho evening — but
far from being the least, was that to
the ladles.    It waa .proposed In very
gives Kim;
Minister of Public Works Holds
Seat Now by a Majority of
The counting of the absentee vote
c-ust in the recent provincial election
by voters belonging to tbis constituency, but who found themselves un-
Building Being Fixed Up, and
Members   now   Being Actively    Sought
An effort is being made this week
by means of circular letter to secure active support for tho project of
re-opening the Cranbrook Recreation
able to vote iu this riding on election aubi in thfl oW gyilma8tum building,
day, was undertaken last week on The ldea i8 t0 make lt eometklng of
Thursday, hy Returning officer C. R.' a dub cenlre for the d,8lrjct rather
Ward. It was a somewhat lengthy i lhail Homething exclusively for the
process, a comparison of every Big* L^ and out-of-town memberships
nature uf the maker of the ballot are being sought at 8,Ightly reduced
heing called for with tho original on | ratea than tho8e offered t0 realdenU
the application form made out at the,n lhe dt). wlth lhat end hl view, It
time uf registration. It was well on >|a pointed out that the measure ot
towards evening before the count of 8UcceM that l8 t0 ftUeQd an efforl of
the close upon two hundred absfhtee' thu kJnd wiU depend entirely upon
ballots was completed. The count, the support accorded to It by Uie resl-
showed one hundred  votes    allowed dents of the city and vicinity.    It is
tor Ur. King, Liberal candidate, and
eighty-four for Mr, Thos. Caven, the
Conservative nominee. This gives Dr.
King a majority of sixteen on tbe absentee vote, und adding this on to bis
twenty-one majority obtained on Dec.
1, the minister of public works thus
retains his seat by a majority of
In Kaslo riding, Col. Lister, successful Conservative candidate on
December I, had his majority of that
tlmo of thirty-five cut to about twenty. John Keen got a small majority
on the absentee vote but not sufficient
set forth in the letter, which is over
the signature of Mrs. Elmore Staples,
one of the prime movers ln the
scheme to get the club going again,
that thero will be gymnasium classes
for all ages, swimming and swimming
lessons free, reading room, which out
of town members will find especially
convenient, tea and sandwiches serv-
ed any afternoon for 25c, ladles' snd
gentlemen's dressing rooms, with other privileges and conveniences.
With the letter has beeu sent out a
post card, which is reproduced below,
petting forth the different classes of
to enable him to pull up close enough j membership available, and which
to Col. Lister to unseat him. It Is! needs no explanation. It is hoped to
understood that Mr. Keen is demand-1 get a sufficiently strong membership
ing a recount In the Kaslo constituen-1 within two weeks or so to warrant
(:y' calling a general meeting, at  which
Ten days from the counting of the t: is planned to elect eleven managers,
absentee vote Is allowed for th* filing  who will have charge of the undertak-
of a request for a recount of the whole ing.
vole cast  and up to Wednesday even-j    WoTk „„ ^     .     m
h     I Jl    T"S S 8UCh ■"""'«"* ""•"- tamE ti. club bulMing to-
ca on had been filed with him on be- ■ „ ,hi^ c ^*»
halt o    he Conservative candidate In | repalrlng where necessary  *£" ^
,"„ r„,„ "L_,     ,.,      ,i     t l"-*' Quarters ready for the Instructor,
In the Pernio riding, the absentee ^r. Mirams
vote,  consisting of 172  ballots.
also counted last week, and gaveThos.
Uphill, successful Labor candidate,
Sherwood Herchmer, Conservative
and Hn. Mirams, wbo
will take up their residence right on
the premises. Mr. Mirams ls at present in Victoria, and baa signified bis
readiness to take up with tbe work
60  and A. I. Fisher  Liberal, 37.   81xjhere „.„.„„„ ,.  .,"-,,.
ballots were spoiled.      Uphill', ma]- 5„ffte|enUr ldTuced .„ ™ *„
orlty over Herchmer thus becomes 157. a0\^
Tbe swimming tank is also receiving attention, and will be put into
good shape. It Is expected that tbe
gymnasium floor will be ready for use
now in two or three day..
Below Is tbe schedule of member-
and the latter's lead over Fisher ls Increased to 50.
Only one riding In the province turned over so far as Is known, this being Grand Forks, where Mackie, Conservative, who formerly held the seat . , ,
by a majority of eight or nine, Is now; " ' *"* 'et °ut ,h0*T",g tt« "l""™'
displaced by the Liberal candidate,! °P"<"" f""1 ,0 'T^ meml*"-
who goes In on the absentee count by ,„ . ronU!mIlIa"J >olnia' «"
an equally small majority. j vb° ^ °°'0D« °< ae "•» ->««-
Thus the final standing in the J™**" "re "k<!d «• "• »
Legislature becomes fourteen Con- tonld^Sl 7 £ memht"M> <>">*
servatlves, twenty-live Liber.!., and ^J?* ,t° **» 0°'' "d m»" or
seven Ubor me. Independent, and Tor^nT^ ^ ^
-N'o membership desired.
per mo. peryr.
Notea From tbe District—Coming Stock Breeders Meeting Is Important
I       (Special to tbe Herald.)
INVERMERE, B.C., Dec. 24 The
various -ommunitles throughout the
Lake Windermere district have Just
completed a very successful drive ror
funds for the Canadian Red Cross
Society to aid the farming peoplo of
stricken Europe, Under the direction
of Mr. A. O. Cuthbert. as president,
the sum of (235.00 has been gathered
together by lady canvassers.
INVERMERE, B.C., Dec. 24.—Threo
very Important subject, to stock men
are to be brought up for discussion at
tbe coming general meeting of the
District Stockbreeder. Association.
There will be amongst others, tho
running of scrub bulls upon the
ranges, the fact tbat no allowance
1. made under the Act In llrltlsh Columbia for the loss of sheep which
may be killed by dogs, and the more
local one of protection against the
rustling of cattle upon the ranges
of which some has been reported thla
year. In the former case the association will probably request the government to take some step, whereby a
person will be appointed in each dls
trict to determine what the expression
In the present Act of a "bull of good
beef type," really mean.. There I.
nothing In the Act defining this, the
consequence being that ao far as the
local enforcement of that Important
clause I. concerned, It bu been non
.Cranbrook Family Membership, Includes parents and
all children to 21 years   (5      (50
.Cranbrook Single Membership, anyone over 21 years
where there Is a family membership   |2      |20
.Cranbrook Single Membership, over 21 years, and no
'    family membership   |3      |30
.Cranbrook Single Membership, under 21 years, where
the parents do not Join   $2      $20
.Out of town Family Membership, Includes all member.
of family regardless of age, but gives no right to
vote or hold office ...,  $3      $30
.Out of town Family Membership, includes all member.
of family regardless of age, and also the right to
vote and hold office  .' $5      $50
.Out cf town Single Membership, Includes right to vote
and hold office   $2      $20
Judge Han Caustic Comment for
Conditions That Tend To
Create Loose Morality
Hugh McDonald was up before
Judge Thompson on Wednesday and
Thursday of this week, In connection
with charges arising out of tho disappearance of the McLaughlin car belonging to Mr. J. Brault, early this
month, Tlie charges laid against McDonald were theft of the car, and receiving and retaining stolen property. There was no evidence to connect him definitely with the dlsap-
pcarance of the car, so the first charge
was not proven, but on the other charges the prisoner was found guilty by
the Judge and sentenced to Jail for one
year. The maximum penalty allowed
by law for offences of this nature 1.
fourteen years' Imprisonment, and In
passing sentenco as he did the Judge
took cognisance' of the circumstances
attondlng the caso. Ho stated that
there seemed clearly lo bo someone
else Involved In the case behind the
prisoner, but progress ln the case did
not throw any light on whom that
personality might be.
The case for tho prosecution WM In
thn hand, of Mr. W. A. Nlsbet, ot tho
firm of Macdonald ft Nlsbet, while the
case for the defence rented with
Mr O. J. Spreull, of Messrs. Ourd k
Spreull. Witnesses for the prosecu-
t.os Included Messrs. F. M. MacPhcr-
ron. J. Brault, Pinkney, Warren
Spence, and also Chief of Police
Adams, while for tbe defence Mrs. Abbot and Miss Edith McDonald, sisters
of the accused, and Frank Abbott,
were called. The lino of defence was
that the prisoner wu In po.ui.lon of
a McLaughlin car similar to tho one
stolen from Mr. Brault at least a week
prior to the theft of the letter car,
and that tbe stolen car was substituted for the other car without the knowledge ot the prisoner.
In passing sentence, Judge Thompson made some very trite remarks on
some of the circumstance, arising out
of tho case. He laid some severe
strictures upon parent, who an either
careless or Indifferent a. to whether
their sons and daughter, are home or
elsewhere after nightfall. Parent,
who allow their sons tbe unrestricted
I use of a car at all hour, of tba day
and night, and those who allow tholr
daughters to participate In Joy riding
episodes, whether tbo parent, know It
or not, came In for censure from tho
Judge, who stated that so long as auch
condition, wero allowed to continue,
Just .0 long would cases of tbis nature como before Uw court (mm tlmo
it* Km. PAGE TWO
THURSDAY, DEC. 80th, 1920
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THURSDAY, DEC, 30th, 1920
With tlte closing days of another year we are more or less
drawn lo tlie consideration of
time with its attendant and
perplexing problems. After a
little excursion into metaphysical realms, in bewilderment
we nun aside and leave the
field lo Plato, Aristotle, llobbs,
.■Bellieley and the wonderful
Kant, Whence Uie source of
time, its goal, and its bounds,
we know not, but down its
course we are borne by Us current without consent on our
pnrt. Man iu some measure has
sought to mark its flow, and
once again another milestone
is about to be passed. We shall
pass liy this point with regrets,
Imt also with hopes and encouragement, Every new day might
well provide us with inspiration, but New Year's Day—in
reality no different from other
days—'will bring new visions
and new goals for fulfillment
and attainment. Resolutions
ought always to be in order,
imt they have the right-of-way
on I Iiis, the first day of a new
year. We continue to make
them regardless   of the    fact
Unit they may have been made
lasl year, or whether there was
uMur failure in regard to them
(luring the year about to close.
Disappointing as this may be,
it reveals tlie fact that in tho
heart of the race there is a vision of better tilings which
nothing in the wide world can
drive out.
For the many Time is an objective reality, and for the few
it is subjectively real, hut to
all it provides the opportunity
for realization after persistent
effort lias been put forth. In
Ihis great trasitionnry period
through which we are passing,
efforts no doubt will be put
forth lo bring to actual reality
many visions of the past.
That first tilings shall come
first and not lust.
That we shall get busy Immediately and build the war
memorial before the days of
grace expire and the war becomes ancient history.
That we shall put Cranbrook
on Die Library Map and do for
our home town what Andrew
Carnegie thought worth while
io expend his millions on.
That we shall continue to
boost and work for the two Institutions' which mean more to
us than we are prepared to
admit—The Schools and The
That we shall keep Cranhrook out of the Obituary Column liy forgetting party divisions and supporting community enterprises.
That wo shall heartily support every sincere effort on behalf of the boys and girls,
That we shall put our prejudices in cold storage and keep
l hem there till they lose their
Tljjjt we shall clean up our
backyards and plant out gardens in the spring and not at
Uie end of summer.
That we shall give loyal sup-
The complete banking facilities provided at
all our branches enable this Bank to five
Business Accounts the care and attention they
need and deserve.
The Merchant and the Manufacturer will find
the services rendered by this Bank of the greatest assistance in conducting their business.    -»
Cranbrook Branch,
W. R. Grubbe, Manager.
Sub*Atencr at Kbnbarlay.
V.A. and other organizations
who have taken that work in
That we support law and order to the last degree by example and precept.
As another year draws to a
close, the Herald feels it incumbent upon itself to express
keen appreciation of the support extended to it during the
year just past. It enters the
new year with bright hopes, and
a firm resolve to do everything
possible to merit the added support that is being extended to it
from all quarters. We are deeply appreciative of the help many
in the city and district have
lieen good enough to extend to
us, and assure them that we
shall in the coming year strain
every nerve to merit their continued support. Our continued
aim will be to put out a newspaper that will reflect the city's
business life, its growth and social activities, and the progress
of things in the surrounding
district. We can do this if we
receive in the future the same
generous measure of support as
in the past.
To our advertisers, subscribers and readers generally the
Herald desires to extend the
most sincere wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year,
coupled with a deep sense of ap-
yie .tor the past year haa averaged
$:t.000 per montii or 136,000 for the
twelve months. Il IB no wonder,
then, that Moyle, with a population
of eight hundred, Ib experiencing an
unp-eredented era ot good ttmea.
preciation for past favors exten-
port to those whom we elect ded to us, and determination to
lo carry on our business and
Ihat they shall carry on our
business as it ought to be carried on.
That we provide somewhere
in tlie city an open park space
for the enjoyment of old and
young and make it look like a
That we be not content to
let the other fellow do our
share in wrestling with the
country's reconstruction problems, but that we stand firmly
behind such bodies as the G.W.
spare no effort in the future to
deserve the suppore that our
friends stand willing to tender
Publishing a newspaper in
these days of high costs and unsettled prices is fraught with
difficulties, as in every line of
business, and there are in addition some peculiar problems all
its own tacked on. We assail
them with all the better heart,'
however, knowing that we hav>
the goodwill of so .many with
Preparations are already being
lift fit for tbe annual carnival to be
odd at Banff amldat tbe glories of
:he Canadian Pacific Rockies. Banf.'
Is Ideally situated Tor winter spoils
and ibis season the dttu-.s bave been
flxed from Jau'iary 29tb to February
5th Inclusive.* The Socretary writes
that tbe i.riJ!.r..mm(! Is to he con
ilderably extended.     He says :
"Our Ski Hill has now been com
plcted In accordance witb tbo nun
Bastions made by tbe world's champion, Anders Hausen of Brooicn,
Minn., and we are confident tbat a
new worlds record will be eaUbllBh-
ed on our Hill this Carnival. We
bave decided to offer a substantial
cash prize to tbo -nan wbo can beat
Um present world's record and to
■supplement tbis cash prize with a
further prize of $10.00 tor every foot
or portion of a foot by which the
record la broken on our bill. We
will alao follow tbe same principle
In connection with tbe amateur
championship only ln tbat case the
Inducement or reward will be ln tbe
ihape of an especially attractive
prize. We bave at tbe present time
four different jumps ao that we will
be in a position to stage competitions
In all classes ot this very spectacular
and balr-ralslng sport.
"We expect that ladles hockey
will be a very Important factor in
our sports this aeaaon. We bave
already heen advised tbat the ladles
of Vancouver undor tbe leadership
of Mr. Frank Patrick, of professional
boekey fame, expect to compete. The
Regents, tbe Chansons of Western
gaaada, ot Cal*ary, tbe Patffciaa alao
of Calgary, a team from Edm-enton,
a team from Vulcan, Alberta, and
perlmps teams from V'lnalpeg and
Ottawa are all expected to be oa
ha.nl and compete wltb Vancouver ■
and Ottawa for tbe Championship of j
Canada. A very elaborate trophy to- I
S<Mtaer with ten very attractive and I
costly prl7.es will in all probability I
he announced a little later la con-
ncctlon with this event.
"An Ice palace will he constructed II
on a basis far more extensive than -
anything heretofore attempted and
the resident engineer of tbe Domln
Ion Government Is now at work preparing tbe plans for same. We expect tbis palace * when Illuminated
will be a view that will long live ln
the memories of those wbo will be
fortunate enough to visit ue and see
it. Tbe palace will be stormed at
different times during tbe Carnival
by representatives of all tbe different
sports Indulged in, and lt Is expected that the Are works display
on these occasions will be most Interesting.
"Special attention Will again be
given to art and fancy sk.ting aid
.competition In these items on our
programme promise to be very Interesting. The Connaugbt Skating
Club of Vancouver with a membership of almost three hundred, baa
written sayiag that tbe Club will be -»'(
well represented and If we could be
Tbo Standard Oil Conuiany tltfs
year paid tlto highusi dividends lu ltu
history, Tbo concern Is ouo that U
not affected iu the slightest degree bj*!
decslons of courts, action of Congress
ir effects of business depression. Tho
umpany was nominally dissolved by
statute, but tho dissolution does not
appear to hvao affected Its operations,—Exchange.
In the Political Field
The comments ou tbe Kast Elgin
by-election results have been varied.
The Farmers, with some justification,
arb jubilant. The Liberals are chastened tn the expression of their satisfaction. The Conservatives are not
hopeless. The London Free Press, a
Conservative ,paper, puts the case, as
it sees it, In the following,
'Mr. King, in an appeal to his
followers last summer announced that
In future every by-election would be
contested by the Liberal party. Since
then there have been four contests
and the Liberals havo had candidates
In only two. In St. John the Liberal
lost his deposit and ln East Elgin
was hopelessly out of tlie running.
The record of by-elections during the
past year from the Liberal standpoint
is interesting.
)   Glengarry—No candidate.
North Ontario—No candidate.
Terniskaming—Candidate lost hia
Victoria—No candidate.
Kingston—No candidate.
Quebec East—Liberal won.
Colchester—No candidate.
St. John—Candldato lost deposit,
Yale—No candidate.
East Elgin—Liberal third.
"The facts are these, outside of
Quebec, the Litfenfl .party ln Canada
Is rapidly drifting into a hopeless
third dob I tion.—Vancouver Sun.
Will Stick to Sblp
Ab was to be expected, Mr. Bow-
eer announces" that the report tbat he
contemplates retiring from the Legislature and .public life is somewhat
exaggerated. Even the allurement of
the highest nnd most dignified office
ln the gift of the Crown In this province cannot tempt him into retirement, The leader of the Conservative
party fs just as other men In several
respects, but there Is one quality he
lacks; it is that of tbe "quitter." He
always has been ready to glvo and
to receive with equal good humor. He
was elected to represent. Vancouver ln
the House, and he will discharge tbat
duty until the end of his term. He
haa been chosen by his party as Its
leader, and he will wear the mantle
until it Ib transferred to other showers. Furthermore he is a leader and
critic who could 111 be spared from the
Legislature. The governnvnt may be
.possessed of all the virtues tt assumes
uud Its friends believe it to be endowed with, but the province probably
will receive even better service if the
administration of Ur. Oliver is closely
watched In all its movements and its
action dissected by a hanl well skilled ln parliamentary pratj-Hee. Tbe
Opposition leader is well qualified ior
the duties that He before blm for tbe
next four or five years. He will be
supported by a strong minority In the
House against a government which
ha& been weakened considerably following its somewhat premture appeal to the constituencies ol tiie prov-
Commencing with th* new term
on January 3rd, 1921, Th-s Nclsoi
Li siness College U adding tho sub-
jocl of "Commercial l-er* to its cur-
rl-. Ium. This BUbjO'-t will be taught
by William Bro vn and Eiic P. Daw-
Mm, of the legal ilrm of Brown &
Dawson, of Nols n, B. C.
Mr. Brown Is nn honor graduate
of the Political Ketone© Branch ot
tho Arts Course of Toronto University. Mr. Dawson la, nlno, an honor
graduate of Yale and Manitoba Universities. Mr, Brown and Mr. l'aw-
...)>i will aBsumo com plot© Cburge of
this subject and will doltver wookly
loctures to the students.
The lectures will extend over a
period of four mouths, thus enabling
all the students to hear at least two
lectures on each branch of the subject.
The following Is an outline ot rhe
subjects on which Mr. Brown aud
Mr. Dawson will lecture:
1.—The history and development
of common law.
2.—Banking: a, bills of exchange;
b, cheques; c, promisory notes; d,
drafts; e, receipts; f, acceptances;
g, endorsements.
3.—Oeneral Contracts: a, simple;
b, under seal; c, of record; d, mas-
tor and servant; o, principal and
4.—Gonoral convoying and granting of security by way of mortgage
of lands.
5.—Salo of goods: a, chattel
mortgages; b, bills of salo; c, Mens.
6.—L.nv.i governing In limit unco
and distribution of estates.
7.   status of married  womon.
8.—Landlord and tenant.
10.—Joint stock companies.
11.—Special statutes.
12.—New legislation and general
The management feels that the addition of this subject will prove of
inestimable value to, the students.
Officials thermometer readings at
15 .
assured uf Mime entrle* from Bait-
era Canada aad the states together
with tha UHtlre-1 entries wa will
bays from Winnipeg;, Calaary, Edmonton aad Sukatoon tkli feature
of ovr froinuaaia would bo aaa af
tha blRiest areata ever attempted la
Cauda. Application will bo mad<
to tba Amateur Athletic Union ol
Cauda to hare all thee* content, ro,
preoentattra of the Canadian ChMM
"' cJtsr-    ..-.:■■
■ttracto from the Oranbrook
Herald ot thla dale, IM*
M. A. Beale came up fron Moyle on
Saturday to spend Christiana wltb
friends at Fort Steele.
A large number ot Indiana from
Tobacco Plains, Windermere nnd
West Kootenay were at the Mission
to attend tbe regular Christmas festivities.
Since the North Star \itts* commenced shipping last February, It
had, up to Dec. 17, shipped out 16,006
tons of ore, and 3,000 feet ot development work has been done ln tbe somo
The annual election of officers -ln
*-'ie Masonic Lodge too* place on
Thursday, when tin following were
eiected: W.M., W. P. Tate; S.W.,
Lr. J. H. King; J.W. H. E. Beattie:
Fie, w. P. Ourd; Trent., J. Ryan;
Tyler, a. s. McNeil.
Ittt payroll from tb* mlnee at Mo-
Edison      -      Columbia
Pathe   -   Brunswick
■ - at Pre-War Prices
Sweeping Reductions
Easiest of Terms
We arc Overstocked and Everything will
..   be sacrificed   ..
Willis Pianos, Limited
Lethbridge Branch
May this New Year
Bring to You and
Yours Untold Happiness is the Sincere
Wish oi
Cranbrook's Dry Goods and Clothing Store
, J
Ji tftappy Tfew iYear
Vo Ml
Wishing You
® Yours
cA Happy
New Year
TheCranbrookTrading Co.
Cbe Cranbrook Sasb $ Door
Extends best wishes for a Happy and
Prosperous New Year to its Patrons. We
appreciate the Patronage extended us during the year 1930.
* <
f\ur hopes are that
^*^ all the people of
Cranbrook and vicinity will experience
a very happy and
prosperous New
W. D. Hill,
The Ladies' Wear Store
Prarie Provinces Press (or Settlement ot Matter   ot   the
Natural Resources
mtr-m I
(Corrbsiwn dunce.)
OTTAWA.—Deficits not    even    big
men In wrung.   Tlie bigger   they are
tlie dotr-por In wrung the big men get.
D. It. Jlitnnu. being tliu presiding genius uf the t uiisttliiin Nationals, and of
practically 22,000 miles of railway, to
say nothing of a fleet of forty odd
h1iI|m with a tonnage of 225,004 tons, j
is consequently one of the    biggest
railway men on the Continent; but lt
Ih no secret that bo is in wrong. Tbe
huge  deficits   are  chiefly    the    the
cause of It.    He Is tbe heir ot   the
mistakes of others.
When a deficit of 148,000,000 was
unounced at the end of last   year
there was much shaking of    beads,
and some said "the management won't
do" which    meant   Hanna.     Others
said "It's unfair to judge him on tbo
results of the first year, give blm
chance."   As the present year is not
yet over, the real size ot the deficit
is not yet known;  but one can    do
some pretty close figuring even before the twelve months are up and
those who claim to know say tbat the
deficit will be nearer 60 than 48 millions.    Worse probably    than    that,
complaint comes from the West that
the system Is not giving tbe required
So the demand lias gone forth for
Hanna's head. Many of the best
friends that tbe government system
bas, wbo are desirous of seeing It
made a success, are declaring that a
shake-up in the management must
come, for the country cannot stand
yearly droughts on It to the extent of
from 50 to 60 millions for tbe luxury
of saying, "we own the biggest rail
road in the world." They demand i
thorough sbake-up and have no hesitation in saying that there is too much
Canadian Northern influence in the
There is also good reason for saying that rival railway Interests are
not altogether disinterested ln the
matter, as one can readily understand. In addition, lnfluenclal financial connections are making them*
selves heard . Among these is Sir
Vincent Meredith, president of the
Bank of Montreal, who at the recent
aunual meeting of that venerable Institution said: "Canada today bas a
very large national railway system
tbat ls being operated at a loss, thereby increasing the load that rests on
un already heavily tax-burdened country. Sooner or later some means
must be found to relieve this situation. Some confidently believe tbat
by public administration of the lines,
deficits can be cut down. My own
view is that the proper solution will
be found, if tbe government at the
earliest possible time, divests Itself
of ownership and operation of the
roads and places them under corporative control upon terms fair to the
country and upon conditions tbat will
ensure the service for which the construction of the lines was undertak-
to   preserve
your  health
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making   life
Good digestion  is all-
important.     The  best
way to insure it is
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digestive organs fail, nutrition is interfered with;
blood is tainted, nerves
suffer, headaches and
minor ailments multiply.
A reliable cleansing,
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This was quite a blast; but Sir
Vincent did not stop there; he also
touched on the Dominion government's Mercantile Marine, saying:
"lu thc same connection and speaking for myself alone, it would appear
desirable that no more national expenditure should be mado upon the
building of ships. While a program
uf shipbuilding was commendable
during the war, subsequent develop
ments dictate a modified policy." He
also added: "These factors, In my
opinion, constitute a signal danger
that Canada might well heed and stop
all further new construction."
All this may be good advice, but
one cannot but note that on the Bank
of Montreal directorate the following
C.P.H. magnates are to be found:
Lord Shaughnessy, E, W. Beatty, R
B. Angus, and C. R. Hosmer. The natural conclusion Is that when the head
of the Bank of Montreal speaks on
the railway situation he Is very likely to say something that tbe C.P.R.
ls thinking.
However that may be, tbe present
management of the Canadian Nationals Is in wrong, and as it 1b getting
In deeper lt ls thus supplying critics
with a lot of material which they are
not loth to pelt. In addition, Hanna
perhaps has not been as tactful as
could be desired, his order forbidding
employees of the road to become candidates for .political honors being a
cue In point. If C.P.R. employees
may stand either for Parliament or
for the legislature, C. N. employees
naturally expect to have the same privilege. The order may be necessary,
but in some respects lt baa perhaps
caused more trouble than all the financial critics put together.
That radical changes ot MM kmd
are bound to coma Is evident lor ante ttl» tha
Government's Mercantile Marine had
a fairly good year; but conditions
have become quite different in the
shipping world, there being now a
great deal more tonnage than there
are cargoes. Last year tbe good showing was nude on the small tonnage,
but this year lt has been doubled, or
possibly trebled, and competition being keener, business Ib harder to get.
To make things worse the rate of exchange has cut down exports to the
United Kingdom and Europe general
ly. Such being the conditions when
only two-thirds of the mercantile
marine's tonnage is afloat, it Ib not
difficult to conclude what they will
be when a third more tonnage Ib added next July. ThlB means that to the
railway deficit will probably be added
another for the Mercantile Marine,
and the Canadian National management looks after both.
Even under the most favorable circumstances it Is difficult to operate a
huge    government   railway    without
political Influence affecting Ita management.    There Is good reason    to
think that politics has very little to
do with the present management; but
tho position of the latter ls weakened
by the fact tbat enemies believe that
they can get the latter through   the
government.   For the enemies and the
public too,  reason thus:      "He  who
pays the piper calls the tune,"    the
conclusion being that when the payment amounts to be 60 and 60 millions
a year, the person paying can   call
pretty much any tune he likes. So the
enemies of the   Canadian   Nationals
watch for an opportunity to lay selge
to the government.   And the present
seems to be a good time seeing that
there Is such an urgent need of revenue.
To criticise the management for the.
showing made by the Canadian Na-  """'." " "u"";"•' »"UV111
tlonals ls easy, but it does not solve|on thls mflttor at ^° I,rese,lt tim
the problem.   Indeed. It Is doubtful
whether the best management ln the
world could make the present mileage
pay.   As some one has said, lt Ib a
mere hodge-podge, a mere collection
of lines   brought   together   through
bankruptcy, some of which will never
Some say "Cut down the capitalization to $600,000,000, write off the loss
and begin all over again." In some
businesses that would be good policy,
but the government only paid $'0,000,-
000 for the C.N.R. capital stock; as
for the Intercolonial there was never
any stock issued by lt; the National
Transcontinental was built out of!
surplusses and the Orand Trunk stock
will not cost more than $60,000,000.
It was tbe assuming of responsibility
A SOCIALIST OPINIO* I if It had been anywhere visible. The
AHOUT SOVIET IM'SSIA  aoviet  armies  are   kept   In    fighting
  trim whllo the rest of Russia suffers.
The question arises naturally In The soviet regime could not maintain
many minds, "If Russian Sovletlsm la (Itself a fortnight without these armies. It Is a sheer despotism miscalled a republic—as remote from democracy as it would be possible to
constitute a government.—Spokesman
undoubtedly bo the quickest road to
a solution of a problem, which In the
ordinary course of events, seems to
be no nearer a solution than It was
ten years ago. If a court establishes
your right to a possession it Is fairly
to get a settlement; but when the
claim Is disputed aud no effort Is
made to establish it, thc chances of
securing a satisfactory sett loin ent arc
very slim Indeed. This seems to ho
the position of tho western provinces
the glgunlU* failure and tradtgy thut
it is reported to be, how shall be explained its proved strength ut arms-
raised by Kolchuk. by Deuikiue, by
Vudeiiiuli uud Wruugel?" Tlie answer ls that u military despotism can
organize and operate uu effective
fighting organization ou the ruins of
un overthrown government aud in the
face of appaling public misery. It
was done in France ufter the French
revolution. On a smaller stage we
have seen It operutiug iu Mexico,
In Russia the scheme of military
dominance and despotism is frankly
avowed by Lenlue and Trotsky in the
manifesto of the third Internationale.
They brutally declare that:—
Tliis makes necessary the disarming of the bourgeolse, the
arming of the laborers und the
formation of a communist army
as the protector of the rule of the
proletariat uud tho Inviolability
of tht social struggle. Such Is
the red army ur Soviet Russia
which arose to protect tlie
achievements of tho working
class from every assault from
within and without. The Soviet
army is inseparable from the soviet state
Creston Among  Those  Points
To put ou Six Pn j Program
Por Next Year
Miss Helen M. Smith, laity superintendent witli the Dominion (Peat)
Chautauqua organization, writing to
thu Herald for copies of the paper,
"Canadian Chautauqua tias proven a big success, and we havo over
oue hundred uud twenty towns for
next year ns against tho eighty-one
we commenced with this year. Many
towns have assured us that Canadian
Chautauquas, Limited, will be an annual event."
That Creston has signed up with
tli*   Dominion Chautauqua    for   next
40 YEARS IN B. C.—
   ..........uiju.i    mr   next
More, tho soviet army Is the soviet ls shown by tho following paragraph
state. To maintain it ull the rest of fn»ni the Creston Review of last week:
,,,„ i,—       „J^^^^^....M Creston ls to be favored with a six-
the Russian peoplo ure lmpovcrlshed.1
They aro lacking In arms, In leader-j (lu>' Chautauqua next year—possibly
Bhlp, In resources. They are ter- toward the end of July or early ln
rorlsed.     There la no heart loft   in August.   Miss Helen M. Smith, book-
Testimony confirming that condition comes from widely divergent
ing agent for tlie Dominion Chautauqua people, secured twenty-two signatures to t!:e guarantee contract dur-
■**■•"'"*•'"         v  b»-mw*iw   uuaunci our-
Iis moat recent expression! tag hor stay here on Saturday and
is round in the report of a dtlegation
socialist deputies from tho Italian
parliament, They recently made a
first hand study of soviet Russia and
report that they found an entire absence of enthusiasm for the existing
j regime among the people, whose one
nurp'oao is to struggle along and keep
Monday Chautauqua includes twelve
performances, about 60 per cent, of
the entertainment being musical and
the balance dramatic or lectures.
The best testimony that can be of-        .     .  -*,*-,.- b .«.« -ace*
fered as to the B.C. climate and en- soul and body together. The economic
vironment ensuring a long life and a section <>f the mission found the econ-
happy one is furnished in tho person omlc llfo of tho cities characterised
of Creston's pioneer citizen, Fred G. by material and moral misery.
Little, who on Tuesday celebrated thel The conclusion of these Italian soc-
fortieth anniversary of his arrival at lalists Is that "capitalism ls deatroy-
Vlctorla, coming from San Francisco,led, but tho revolution has not put
Calif., to work on CP.R, construction; anything Iu Its place which responds
for Andrew Onderdonk, who had the In the least way to the needs of the
contract for tho line between Yale! people." The result of the direct con-
and Kamloops. Twenty-seven ot trol of Industries by tlie workmen
these two Bcoro years have been spent have* been disastrous and paralysis
In Creston, and If there is anything exists througnout the country.
.. „„. rassts-mstmtismtmsmsw,]^.*^^ 8bou'    !ovl,£! ,     „
for the bonded Indebtedness that hu » "e "Jels' "* ™'m CCTto""*' "><*»   ",s,s,la' poff«"« *>' me° ,who w°u a "?" ""' Cov' "om™l;   t ^  t „
„-...—a *..- .—.*..-      - -   *        -   'good for another half century almost, ho disposed to find something good In  The Cranbrook Drug & Book Co., Ltd
—Creston Review. 'this gigantic   socialistic   experiment Cranbrook, B.C.
caused ths trouble. Reducing (he
capitalization will not solve tbe problem,
Sir Vincent Meredith says that the
government should divest Itself of the
ownership and operation of the system and place It under corporation
control upon fair terms. Tbat probably would mean the giving of It iway
to some corporation like tbe C-P.R
for a song, which would hardly be
tolerated. If the C.P.R. get tbe sya
tern, lt very probably would ceue to
operate some of the mileage, and the
first thing one would find would be
tbe government beginning a colonization service to help out those wbo had
gone into certain parte of the country
on the assurance tbat railway accommodation would be provided.
After all, lt looks u though the
government, having taken possession
of a badly losing .proposition, would
bave to grin and bear lt. Something
may be done to reduce the deficit—
Indeed, must be done—but thai It will
be wiped out in tbe near future eeams
too much to expect.
The conference between tne government and the premiers of tbs
prairie provinces over the natural resources is over, the premlsrs bars returned to their homes, but without
the natural resources. They found lt
difficult to make progress, ud In
their heart of hearts lt Is doubtful
whether they really expected to get
anywhere. In the first Place ths provinces base their case on a claim,
which even If It Is sound, the Dominion has never recognised, namely, tbs
inherent right of tbe new provinces to
the Crown lands within tbelr boundaries.
It Is understood thst all three not
only wanted the natural resources,
but asked also for tba continuance of
the subsidy at present paid In lieu of
lands, and did so on tbs grounds that
this should be paid as compensation
for lands alienated for federal ,pur
poses. There Is good reason for say
Ing that Alberta, being very ugsr to
get control of the oil and coal arsw
within ths provlncs, wm prspsred to
waive her claim to ths present subsidy In Hsu of lands, but that Manitoba and Sukatchewan, which have
not the rich mineral resources that
tbelr neighbor hu, would not compromise on tbis point.
It would not be surprising wars
Alberta to take ber cue to ths Privy
Council and Manitoba may take similar action. If the Privy Council did not
dodge the Issue, which ls by no lAans
certain It would not do, this would
There are people today who are being fed on these glands, in order to
get track new vitality and energy. Vial Tablets will make you strong and
iealthy if you are not past the stage
where medicine can help you. Vital Tablets are a great French Tonic.
Nothing more or les?. If you need
building up try Vital Tablets. Price
50 cents a box or 6 for $2.50. at all
drug stores, or by mail. The Sco-
bell Drug Co*. Montreal.
The Tread of Pioneers
One August morning ten years
ago, a Dominion Cabinet Minister at
Ottawa interrupted for best part of
a day the normal course of business
to unfold to me, a sympathetic,
travelling Englishman, his vision of
the New North West.
- He had just returned from a long
tour right through the Peace River
district, up the Mackenzie Basin to
tort McPnerson.
"We have no wish/' said he with
emphasis, "to induce settlers to enter aa yet the new Promised Land,"
—this, remember, was in 1910—"I
speak of the future only. But 1 am
satisfied that when the present
prairie lands are all disposed of,
then this back country will be taken
up, because it will pay people better
to secure land there than to pay the
"Bayer" Is only Genuine
price that will be asked for the
"Much work has to be done first,
however. Rivers have to be made
navigable and the land has to be
surveyed. My journey was made
to ascertain if these undertakings
would be justified. And my verdict
is yes. Though this land lies north,
it is not appreciably eolder than the
southern portions of the province.
At Edmonton the climate is as favorable as at the international boundary, owing to the lower altitude;
and for the same reason, together
with other contributory conditions, a
couple of hundred miles further up
country makes little difference."
In 1914 came the railway ran.**.
and ln lfllti, when its work was
done, in pressed the pioneers. This
year I have followed in their tracks
and, reflecting on whnt I have seen,
I endorse this wisdom.
First, the country li of uncommon charm—great tracts of prairie,
with patches of light bush, set
among low purple hills, and intersected by belts of timber and by fine
riven and streams. Park-like is the
descriptive term that springs to
one's pen. Roses flourish everywhere by millions, and scent the air.
Lilies challenge them for grace and
flew. A thousand tinted grasses
add soft undertones, as they ripple
In the breeze. Rarely have I been
so moved with visions of a country's
future as when our automobile
pounded along the ninety-mile trail
from Peace River Crossing to Spirit
River. The naked prairies of the
south have their charm—at least
under summer skies; but here in a
country where the eye ia rested and
the soul inspired, whllo still the
pocket fills.
Aad the pocket docs fill, sure! In
some Instances tt pussies one a lit-1
fists**  M ll N* * to Wlsi«d
on the theory of taking In each other's washing, though there is "taking in" of some sort, if the unwary
stranger suffers it. But where the
occupation is farming the mystery
is explained. Nowhere south or east
have I seen better crops, and last
year this district prospered when
others nearlv failed. One man
gleaned 120 bushels of eats to the
acre, and 48 bushels of wheat. He
is located ahout twelve miles above
the Crossing and floats his grain
down thereto in scows, freightage
ten cents per bushel; and with a
stream running nine miles an hour
he doesn't lose much time.
Just north of Dunvegan, on the
1 ith July, I plucked oats, four feet
high and upwards by my pocket-
measure. And wheat, rye, timothy
and indeed all kinds of hay, were
luxuriant. A man may he no agriculturist or authority on soils, hut
even a fool can't mistake the evidence of growing crops.
The pioneers, I said, are pressing
in; ana more than pioneers. Wise
men, not merely from the East, but
also from the South and West, are
nosing around to pick np the "snaps"
and secure their stake in what will
surely—given the subjoined conditions—be a rich country. At one
hotel in Peace River, ln one day,
there were visitors registered from
Brandon, Moose Jaw, Victoria, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and London. At
Dunvegan Crossing I met camping,
with pack-horse, knife and gun, a
picturesque stranger who was beguiling hi.: long evenings with Ana-
tole France's "Les Dieuz ont Soif."
What was a man of such culture
rioing there? Prospecting and picking up good things, you bet your
And the peoplo already settled are
terprtstag, sociable, "sports"; earnest in play as in work. Spirit River
has Just had a two days' snorts
meeting. Tbe folk came in from as
far afield as eighty miles—chiefly
in autos. There wasn't a bed to be
had. Men walked the street all
night Others slept in their cars
or on the inhospitable floors of
barns, offices aad poolrooms. But
nothing daunted their seal After
a boxiag contest In the late evening.
a daace followed until the small
hours. The sports events were numerous and dashing. Better racing
was not to be seen at Edmonton. The
boys' half-mile horseback spoke well
for the rising feneration. And ten
years ago, recolieet, this country
was not surveyed, and a four-year
world-war haa Intervened; yet today several towns ef one thousand
residents and upwards, with large
.-ontributory populations, one of
them, at least, equipped with electric light plant and public waterworks, are making history.
Nevertheless, as my friend the
Cabinet Minister said, there is yet
much to do. Roads need to be graded, trails improved, river transport
increased. Meat urgent of all, an
improved and progressive railway
service ts needed.
That, Indeed, Is vital; for otherwise many of the settlers will drift
out again; the fight ia too nnfnir.
I hear that the Canadian Pacific
Railway has at length taken over
the operation of the line. This will
prove the surest pledge of Peace
River prosperity, for the unsullied
prestige of this great transportation
company, challenged as it now is hy
powerful rivals, will not allow of inefficiency.
But what I have seen makes me
eager, and to public utility companies and blending settlera alike, X
aajf-Maha UaatoUa (1 .4 X
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A Pleasant Drink
FERNIE BEER is the beat beverage made, for business
professional men, for weak persons, everybody,
everywhere, this beer is hale refreshment for wholesome thirst.
Fernie-Fort Steele Brewing  Co.
WALTER HARWOOD    -    Manager    -    FBRNIH, B.C
The multiplicity of candidates In
ttie recent campaign caused many to
wish the Provincial government bad
not removed tbo requirement of
nion<y deposit from candidates. The
Vancouver Sun says:. "During the recent provincial campaign the opinion
waa pretty widely expressed that the
legislature made a mistake in removing the requirement of a money deposit, Twenty eight names on tlie
ballot In Vancouver are too many.
Several of those' who submitted themselves to the electors had no higher
motive than tbe satisfying of .personal
vanity. They knew thoy had no
chance whatever of success, and they
were not advocates of any particular
principles which they desired to bring
up for discission. They simply wanted to experience the chesty feeling
which come to a man who Imagines
he lg ln tbe limelight. ThlB sort of
thing will be a great deal worse next
time, unless something ls dono to
stop lt. If all the cranks had been
awake to their opportunity, tbe ballot
might have contained twenty-eight
hundred names Instead of twenty-
eight. If a deposit of a hundred dollars were required nobody ot any importance would be debarred from running."
#let!)oUt8t Cijurcli
11 a.m. — Divine Service.
12 noon. — School Session.
7:80 P. M.—Divine Worship.
Preacher: REV. R. W. LEE
— A hearty invitation to all — ~
Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
ot Canada Limited
Offices, Smelting and Refining Department
Purchasers of Oold, Silver, Copper and Lead Ore*
Producers of Oold, Silver, Copper, Hluestone, Pig Lead and
Zlie "TADANAC" Brand.
When   ln   Spokane  Hake
It the
The Hotel With a Personality.
Convenient to Everything
■      Til I   I I
Very Moderate Rates
NO. 117 IIAII.V--To Nelson, Vancouver, Spokane, otc. Arrive 12.10 p.
m.i lenvo 12.20 p.m.
Ml. 68 DAILY—To Fernle, Lethbrldge, Medicine Hat, Calgary, etc.
Arrive 4.10 p.m.; leave 4.20 p.m.
Cranbrook, Fernle, Lethhrldire, Curd
ston Service:
NO. (U—-Leave 6.45 a.m.; NO. S3—
arrive 8.30 p.m. Connection at
Macleod to and from Calgary; connection at Lethbrldge to and from
Medicine Hat
Cranbrook, Wycllffe, Klmberley Ser
vice i
NO. 828—Leave 7.05 a.m.; NO. 821—
arrive 2.10 p.m.
Crunbrook, Lake Windermere and
Golden Scrlvce:
Monday and Thursday, each week
—NO. 821, loavo » a.m.    Wednesday
and   Saturday—NO. 822. arrive   S.30
For  further particular*  apply to
any Mckot agent,
District Paaaenger Agent, Calgary.
Morning Service at 11 a.m.
Sunday School at 12 noon.
Evening Service at 7.30,
Voung People's Meeting on
Tuesday Nights at 8 p.m.
Prayer Meeting Thursday at
8 o'clock.
Kootenay Granite A Monumental Co-, Ltd.
General Stone Contractor! ut
Monumental Works
r»at St, Helm   r.9.h*i«W
Drop. Prices
Timothy and
Alfalfa Hay .. $25 down
Oats   $25 down
Wheat, 2 weeks. .$40 down
Flour $25 down
Only by Quantity Buying
and   Seasonable Requirements can Low Prices
be obtained.
| Imitations
on the
II IN All II'!-
The following la a statement of ores
received trom the 16th to the 21st of
December, inclusive:
Name of Mine   Locality       Wet tons
Canada Copper, Allenby 161
Horn Silver, Ch«paka    63
JobIo, Rossland   257
North Star, Klmberley  100
Paradise, L. Windermere 138
Company mines  9168
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to
the Electors of the Municipality of the
Corporation ot the City of Cranbrook,
that I require the presence of the said
Electors at the Municipal Office of the
Corporation of the City of Cranbrook,
Norbury Avenue, Cranbrook, B. C, at
1 p.m. (local time) on the 10th day
of January, 1921; for the purpose of
electing persons to represent them ln
the Municipal Council, as Mayor.and
Aldermen, and for tbo purpose of electing persons to represent them aa Po
lice Commissioners, License Commie
sinners, and School Trustees.
The mode of nomination of Candidates shall be as follows:
The Candidates shall be nominated
In writing; the writing shall be subscribed by two voters ot the Municipality as .proposer and seconder, and
shall be delivered to the returning officer at any time between the date of
the Notice and 3.00 p. m. (local time)
of the day ot the nomination; the
said writln-f may be ln tbe form numbered 5 in the schedule ot the Munlcl
pal Elections Act, end ahall state the
name, residence, nnd occupation or
description of each person proposed,
ln such manner as sufficiently to Identify such candidate; and in the event
of a poll being necessary, auch poll
will be opened on thn 13th day ot January, 1921, at the Municipal Building,
on Norbury Avenue, Oranbrook, B.C.,
between the hours of 10.00 a.m. (local
time) until 8.00 p.m. (local time,) of
which every person IS hereby required to take notice and govern himself
. The qualification by law required to
be possessed by the candidates for thc
office or offices mentioned above are
as follows:
FOB MAYOR, the person qualified
to be nominated tor and elected aa the
Mayor ot any City ahall be any person
who ia a British subject of the (nil
age ot twenty-one yeara and not disqualified under any law, and has tor
the six months next preceding the
day of nomination being the registered
owner, in the Land Registry Office,
of Land or Real Property In the City
of the assessed value, on the laat Municipal Assessment Roil, of One thousand ($1,000.00) dollars or more over
and above any registered Judgment
or Charge, and who ia otherwise duly
qualified as a Municipal Voter.
FOB ALDEBMEN, the person qualified to be nominated tor and elected
as the Aldermen of any City ahall be
any person who Is a British subject
of the full age ot twenty-one years
and not disqualified under any law,
and has for elx months next preceding the day of nomination being
the registered owner, In tbe Land
Registry Offlce, ot Land or Real Property ln the City of tbe assessed value,
on the last Municipal Assessment
Roll, of Five hundred (1500.00) dollars or more over and above any registered Judgment dV Charge, and who
Is otherwise duly qualified as a Municipal Voter.
POLICE COMMISSIONER, and LICENSE COMMISSIONERS, the persons qualified to be nominated for
and olected as Police or License Commissioners shall be auch persons as
arc British subjects, of the full age
nt twenty-one years, and wbo are not
disqualified under any law, and who
are otherwise duly qualified as Municipal Voters.
SCHOOL TRUSTEES, the persons
qualified Ho be nominated for and
elected as Bchool Trustees for the
Cranbrook Municipal School District
shall be any person being a British
subject of the full age ot twenty-one
years actually residing within the District, and having been for the six
months next preceding the date of
nomination the registered owner, ln
the Land Registry Office, of Land or
Real Property tn tha City School
-District of tho assessed value, on the
last Municipal Assessment Roll, of
Five hundred (1500.00) dollars or
more over and above any registered
Judgment or Charge, and being otherwise qualified to vote at an Election
of School Trustees In the laid School
District, ahall bo ellgtble to be elected
or to serve as a Bchool Trustee In
such City School District
Olven under my hand at Cranbrook,
ac, this 28th day of December. 1920.
M-it RetarnlM Officer.
W .C. Nlchol,   of   Vancouver
Province, Hirst man from terminal city to hold position
As forecasted ln several quarters,
Wulter Cameron Nlchol, editor and
proprietor of the Vancouver Province,
haa been appointed Lieutenant-Governor of liritlHh Columbia.' The appointment wus officially announced by
tlie government at Ottawa ou Christmas Eve.
Mr. Nlchol is one of the few uows-
puper publishers in Canada who has
served in the ranks and actuully
earned his spurs lu tha Journalistic
profession. Ho was born In Qoder-
leli, Ontario, on Oetober 16, 1866. In
1881 ho Joined tho staff ot tho Hamilton Spcctutor and litter was employed
with the Toronto Saturday night. Ho
returned to Hunitlton in 1888 to bo-
como editor ot the Dally Herald,
which poet he held for eight years.
He went to London in 1896 aud was
for nearly two years with the News
of that olty,
ln 1897 he came to British Columbia
because of Interest ln gold mining,
hut after somo months returned to
Journalism as editor of the Provinco,
then published ln Victoria as a weekly. He moved his paper to Vancouver and ever since has been its editor
and publisher.
He haa one son who served with
distinction ln the Air Service ln the
late war, and one daughter.
Mr. Nlchol has never been associated with political life except as a
newspaper .publisher and ln this
capacity his attitude has always besn
characterized with the utmost disinterestedness. In the days before party
government wns Instituted In British
Columbia, his independence was not
ot the neutral variety, as a perusal of
his vigorous editorials In the .papers
of 15 and 20 years ago would illustrate. As a thoroughly practical newspaper man he always stood for the
ideal that a newspaper should wield
its greatest Influence by accurate
presentation of the facts in Its news
columns rather than by highly colored expressions of opinion.
The B. C. Veteran suggests the adoption of a definite .policy of road
work by the provincial government
and the starting of work on the roads
to give employment to the thousands
of men at the coast who are facing
the winter with nothing to do and no
prospects of employment.
"In roadmaklng alone," lt says,
"not to speak of other kinds of work,
there is scope for thousands of workers, whose efforts, if wisely directed,
would prove a benefit to the prov-
Inck not only now, but during all
time. If It should be said that the
capital outlay Involved ln a province-
wide scheme of road making ls greater than our present means, then we
say let schemes of less immediate
concern stand over. To keep thousands of willing workers idle Involves
a loss we cannot afford, and—It la a
loss ot real wealth. ,
If atmosphere in poetry counts
there seems to be a remarkable opportunity, for some poet of ths new
(mention ln the announcement that
Aldwortb, furnished very much as
Tennyson left it, Is to be sold, observes a correspondent. It may b» objected that such a house is suitable
rather foi the arrival of an "arrived"
poet than for the workshop ot one
who lias -.till to make the world listen; but that might be got over if
some tihllantroplst would take over
the house and establish there a colony
of building poets. Aldwortb surely,
cannot lack inspiration, even for the
budding genius of today who affects
to consider Tennyson "Victorian."
Brier Plug
Statistics Noted at Ottawa Show
Great Amount of Work
OTTAWA.—The administration pt
the overseas military forces of Canada, which, lt will be remembered,
was undertaken hy a soparate department of the government, under Sir
Edward Kemp, entailed a tremendous
volume of work.
A few statistic issued in connection
with the passing of the overseas
forces are interesting, as they throw
light on the work which was performed in admlnisterinng the C. E. F.
after it left the shores of Canada.
The total disbursements by the department of the overseas .paymaster
general in connection with Canada's
overseas forces, amounted to approximately $200,000,000, All the vouchers supporting these disbursements,
duly authorized, have been returned
to Canada, and lodged ln safe custody
In Ottawa.
These total more than 160.000,000,
and Include more than 5,000.000
cheques, more than 20,000.000 ncqult
rolls supporting payments to soldiers
in England and ln the field, and more
than 36,000,000 vouchers supporting
payments of miscellaneous accounts.
Approximately 1,800 packing cases
were required to ship the documents
from England to Canada, occupying
the space of 15,000 feet, and weighing
approximately 300 tons.
It had been the Intention of the Militia department at Ottawa to considerably reduce the active staff at work in
their offices at this time, but owing to
the prevalent unemployment throughout the country, lt has been decided
that the present working force be retained at least for some months yet.
Ono fiftieth of tho human body, by
weight, Is llmo. Tills Is largely in tiio
bones, but is also found In somo of
the organs. Therefore it ia highly important thut the diot contain enough j
limo, especially In the case of chllilren whoso bones arc growing. The
only common food that contains a
large quantity of lime Is milk, though
somo vegetables, such as carrot and
spinach, ure fairly rich In it.
Hegular Meeting
month ut i p.m. la ths Clly BaU
Meets In tbe
Parish Hall
afternoon ol
first Tuesday
at i p.m.
Pres. Mrs. K.
Secy, Mrs. J. w. Burton. P. 0. Box ML
Ml ladles co-dlallv IbTHed
Drs. Green & MacKinnon
Physicians and Surgeons
Office at residence, Armstrong
Forenoons   9.00 to 10.00
Afternoons  2.00 to   4.00
Evenings 7.30 to   8.80
Sundays    2.10 to   4.30
Offlce In Hanson Block
9 to 18. a.m.
1  to    6  n.m.
VANCOUVER.—-Arrangements have
been made by the Manufacturers'
Association of British Columbia and
E. B. McMaster, manager of the B.C.
Products Company, Limited, for a
permanent exhibition of the Province's products.
A suitable building bas been leased,
and It ls expected the exhibition will
be open to tbe public by February 1,
There will be something like 600
exhibits, representative of every Industry In tbe Province. A sales agent
will be always ln attendance to act
for email manufacturers who do not
send commercial travellers on the
The C. M. Fassett Co., Inc.
Engineers. Metallurgists
Chemists, Assaysrs
Laboratory Supplies
tW-SOt-Sll-ill  Wall Street
Pheae IM
Norbury Av*, aext te City BsU
Forwarding and Distributing
Agent tor
Lethbrldge and GreenhM Coal
Imperial Oil Co.
Distribution  Cars a  Specialty.
Draylng and Transferring
Gl7en Prompt Attention-
:   F.one M   :
Craeere.k, B. C
Meets every Tuesday at I pas. la
the Fraternity Hall
O. O. Borgstrom. a C.
a H. Collins. K. R. ft g.
Vliltlng brethren cordially ta
vtted to attend.
Monday night
      at Fraternity
Hall.     Sojourning   Oddfellows
cordially Invited.
Noble Orand,        Bee. lea,
W. F. Johnson      W.M.Harris
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Fhoa* No. Ml
HBPATOLA removes flail Stone*,
corrects Appendicitis In 24 hours
without pain. Registered under
Pur* Food and Drug Aet MM
Sol* Nanslaetnrar
MRS.   GEO.   8.   ALMAS
Bex Mil M* ilk lv*. 1.
 Saskalesn, tart.
Frame's Bread Is GOOD Bread
Hia Pies, Cakes and Pastry ar*
Bad* In a tasty manner which
invite* th* most exacting parson to call again, at
Pkeae 67      .      Nerbnry Ave.
The New OVERLAND Light Four
Private Harslet B**n
Licensed by Prorlaolal Oovt
Matwelty aal General Naritng
Message and Rest Oar*, Highest
References, Unas moderate.
Apply Hra. A. Crawford, Matron
Fhaa* Ml P. O. Box Ml
Addreaa, Garden Av*. Cranbrook
Montana Rritaaraat
*    Beali at All Boars
Clfara, Cigarettes aal Caaly
>pposlU ib* Bank ot Commerce
- -      monthly
medicine lor alt Female complaint. Jn n box.
or three for J10, nt drug .tort,.   Mallet to ntiy   ,
addreaaon receipt of price. The Scohkli. Drug.
Co., SI. Catharine.. Ontario. ''
PHBSPHOm FOR if««3fvSifi,-. I
for Nefl*e and Brain; inerenica "grey matter'1;'
a Tonic-will lnilM you up. JUn Itoi.ortwH for
»,atdrnj*ator*. or hy mall on receipt of price.
ru, ScoaatL Dans Co., at. Catharine., (itilarit,.
MA.lt CMM* M * tttmt 0*'
An interesting test of the mileage efficiency per gallon of gasoline ba* ben
made In Cranbrook with one ot the New Overland Fours, it being deaired to sm Just
-.what th* car would do per mile In the consumption of gasoline.
Draining th* tank dry of fuel, a gallon only of gas was placed In th* task Ml
off towards th* Mission went the little ear. Over th* most difficult roads hereaboau
she kept up the pace and when th* engine refused to function longer It wu found that
•xactly 81*4 miles was the distance covered.
A demonstration of the many good qualitlee ot this popular car eaa be aal
any Um*
DEZALL'S GARAGE • Cranbrook, B.C. i
For Particulars Apply to     C. W. TYLER, Principal
P. 0. Boi, 14, Nelson, B.C
Wo nro overstocked on thoso and will Hell ut reduced prices
While Thoy Last
Panel doors 2 ft. s x i; rt. s. ivi, in. Oedar  V.M
Panel doom 2 ft. io x ti ft. io, m In. Cedar W.80
tlhir-ud doors, 2 ft. tl x 0 ft. 0, Hi, In.t'cilar WI.HO
Glased doors 2 ft.» x 0 ft. s, l% In Color      17.00
Olasotl doom 2 fi. iti x ti rt. in, i% In. Cedar    ttt.it)
All doors made of rletir IViliir and all glims dimm glased D.D. Glass
Cranbrook Sash & Door Co., Ltd.
BY-LAW NO. 193
A By-Law for entering Into an
agreement with tlie British Columbia
and Alberta Power Company, Limited,
for the purchase of electrical energy.
WHEREAS lt ls expedient to enter
into an agreement with the British
Columbia and Alberta Power Company, Limited, for the purchase of electrical energy from the said Company.
AND WHEREAS the terms of the
proposed Agreement have been settled
and are contained in the draft Agreement hereunto annexed;
AND WHEREAS this By-Law requires for its validity the assent of
tbe Electors of the Corporation of
the City of Cranbrook; and the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in
WHEREFORE tlie Municipal Council of the Corporation of the City of
Cranbrook, lu Council assembled enacts as follows:
1. That the entering Into of the
proposed Agreement Is hereby approved and authorized.
2. That the Mayor and Clerk of lho
Corporation of the City of Cranbrook
be and they are hereby authorized and
directed to sign the proposed Agreement, to be dated the day of tho final
passage of this By-Law, and to affix
to the said Agreement the corporate
seal of the Corporation of the City of
3. This By-Law may be cited for
all purposes as "The British Columbia
and Alberta Power Company, Agreement By-Law 1921."
Read a first, second and third time
on the 14th day of December, A. D
Received the assent of the Electors
the 13th day of January, A.D. 1921
Reconsidered and finally passed
and adopted on the dny of
January. A.D. 1921.
Take notice that tlie above Is a
true copy of tlie By-Law upon which
the votes of the electors will be taken
at the Municipal Hall, Norbury Avenue, Cranbrook, B.C. on the 13th day
of January 1920 between the hours of
ten o'clock in the morning (local
time) and eight o'clock in the evening
(local time.)
City Clerk
you mar
Pacific Milk Is ontirely owned
and controlled ln B.C. In fact
it Ik tho only milk canned West
of Ontario.
If you like milk that comes
from the big sunny fields of
British Columbia's dnlrying districts, got PACIFIC MILK.
Factories- at Lad tier
and Abbot nfonl '
The strawberries used tn Quaker Brand Jam come from one
of the finest fruit districts ln
the west. They are picked while
at their best and aent to the
factory and preserved the same
day, this ls why
Joaker Brand Strawberry Jam
has auch a delightful fresh fruit
Head Of Nee i  Vaaroaver, B. 0.
OF A.IK, mi
a Company incorporated under
the laws of the Province of British Columbia, having Its registered
office at tho City of Victoria In
said Province, and having an office and carrying on business at
the City of Fernle In said Province, hereinafter called the "Company,"
Of tho First Part
* and
In the said Province, hereinafter
called tiie "Consumer,"
Of tlie Second Part,
WITNESSETH that in consideration
of the mutual  covenants and conditions herein contained,    the    parties
hereto agree as follows:
1. The term of this agreement shall
ho ten (10) years from the date on
whicli electric energy is first supplied
by the Company to tlie Consumer. As
the said date of first supply is dependent upon the circumstances set out in
paragraph II hereof, a memorandum
shall ho endorsed on these presents
as soon as conveniently may be after
electrical energy is first supplied as
aforesaid, which memorandum shall
bo executed by the .parties hereto, aud
shall set out tho date on which electrical energy is first supplied to tho
be and shall bo held to be and shall
be construed as part of these presents.
2. The Company agrees to supply
and deliver to the Consumer during
the term of this agreement at a sub-'
station to be provided by the Company
on tlie premises of the Consumer two
hundred (200) kilowatts of electrical
energy at a nominal frequency of sixty (60) cycles and a nominal voltage
of twenty threo hundred (2300,) the
said electrical energy to bo alternating current and two (2) phase where
it enters the Consumer's line.
3. The Company agrees to supply
ami deliver to tlie Consumer such
quantities jn excess uf tlie baid two
hundred {-00) kilowatts as tho Consumer muy from time to time require
in thc conduct of its lighting and
power business. Provided that in tlie
event of tlie Consumer at any time or
times requiring a quantity of more
than twenty 1-0) kilowatts in excess
of tho selil two hundred (800) kilowatts, tho Consumer shall give the
Company al its offico Iu the City of
Fernie, B.C., four (41 months notice
in wrlUnng of tho requirements of
such additional quantity.
■I, The Company shall, at its own
expense. Install, equip, and maintain,
and, if necessary, replace and shall
lie responsible For its high-tension
sub-Station and all wiring up to nnd
Including the polyphase recording
watt-hour meters. The Consumer
Shall, at Its own expenso, Install,
maintain, and. if necessary, replace
and bo responsible for all wiring on
iho Consumer's side of the recording
watt-hour meters. Tiie Consumer further agrees to supply and maintain
and keep in readiness for Immediate
uso hy the Company ln its high-tension suh-statlon as aforesaid, one (1)
jingle phase transformer of tlte name
voltage rating anil Kva. capacity ae
tho transformer supplied by the Company In its sub-staiotn in Crnnbrook
us aforesaid.
Pile Consumer shall have the
sod uud exclusive right of selling and
lellyerlng all electrical energy rc-
lulrcd for common lal lighting and
power purposes Up to one hundred
ifty fISO) horse power per hour In
any Individual installation or to any
ndlvidual power consumer within the
Corporate limits of tho city of Oranbrook uud tho Cranbrook Sehooi District.
The Consumer agreed to tuke
electrical mcrgy as herein provided
autl shall pay to the Company at tho
ifflce of tlie Company In the City of
Fernle aforesaid, on the 10th day of
each and every month for the electrical energy consumed by the Consumer during the Immediately preceding calendar month, the said electrical
energy to bo measured by polyphase
recording watt-hour meter and to be
at the following rates, viz:
First 30,000 kwh. per month at
025 per kilowatt hour.
Next 80,000 kwh. per month at .0225
per kilowatt hour.
Next 20,000 kwh. per month at .02
per kilowatt hour.
Next 20,000 kwh. per month at .0176
per kilowatt hour.
All over 100,000 kwh. por month at
015 per kilowatt hour.
Provided however, and lt is understood and agreed that the minimum
payment to be paid by the Consumer
for electrical energy supplied by the
Company to the Consumer shall be
the sum of $10,000.00 per annum, and
In the event of the said monthly payments not aggregating ln any
yean Itho said minimum of
$10,000.00, the Consumer shall pay to
the Company the deficit, on adjustment of accounts at the end of each
| year under thla agreement.
7. The Consumer agrees that its
wiring and appliances shall be installed and maintained In un efficient
manner, und agrees to conform in
every way with the requirements of
tho laws of tlie Province of British
Columbia from time to time In force
affecting the installation and main-
tenancy of its wiring and appliances.
8. The Company's inspector shall
have tlie right, at all reasonable
hours, tu enter the sub-station to ex-
umlne the wiring and appliances and
the use of current and to remove tlie
property of the Company. The Consumer's inspector shall have the right,
at all reasonable hours, to enter the
sub-station to inspect the wiling and
uppllances and the use of   current.      |
9. The Company shall not be liable
for damage to property situated on
the Consumer's sldo of the sub-station
10. in event of interruption to service frnm any cause whatsoever,
Whether within or beyond tho control
f tho Company, occurring at or on
Iho Company's sldo of the transformer
uli-station mentioned in paragraph 4
oreof, lho said minimum of $10,000.-
i) shall ho reduced hy the sum of
$87.40 or proportionate part thereof for
rath utul every day or part thereof,
during which such Interruption shall
continue in exocsfl of two hours. The
Consumer further agrees that tho said
rutin.-Hun of minimum by the sum of
$27.40 or proportionate part thereof
for each and every dny or part thereof
In excess of two hours, shall he and
shall ho hold to ho uud shall bo accepted by the Consumer us full und,
compluto liquidated damages for interruptions us aforesaid.
11. in the event of such Interrup
tlou of service as Is set out in the
immediately .preceding paragraph for
thirty (30) consecutive days, the Consumer shall havo tiie option, at any
tlmo during such period thereafter as
said Interruption shall contlnno, of
cancelling this agreement by   giving
' o Company notice in writing at the
ofino of the Company in the City of
Fernio, aforesaid, and upon the giving of such notice of cancellation and
upon the payment of moneys (if any)
due tho Company by the Consumer tho
rights of tlie Company hereunder shall
be forfeited.
12. It Is understood and agreed
that the date of commencement of delivery of electrical energy is dependent upon the delivery of machinery
by tho manufacturers with whom the
Company will place orders. The Company expects to commence delivery
of the electrical energy to the Consumer by the 30th day of June, 1921.
In the event of delivery of electrical
energy to tlie Consumer not being
commenced on the 31st day of December. 1921, tho Consumer shall there-,
upon  havo  the  option  of  cancelling,
END 01  .lAM'AHY
ilDi.ii year of tills ugreement the
Company agrees to renew tills contract for any period from five to ten
years  as  the  Consumer  may    elect.    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
i'lie Company further agrees to make 	
tho Consumer a rate for electric ser-i While no definite date has as yet
vice upon suid renewal of ihis agree-ifceen decided upon, tiie general sup-
merit, which will not be in excess of
any rates made by the Company to
any other Consumer, within oue year
prior to tlie expiration uf this agreement, for a similar quantity of electric power to be used for municipal,
street, and commercial lighting and
for retail power purposes.
14. This agreement shall be bind,
ing upon tlie parties hereto and tlieir
respective successors and assigns.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties hereto have executed these presents, tlie said Consumer hy tlie Impression of its corporate st^l and the
signatures of its Mayor and Clerk,
und tho Company by the impression
of Its corporate seal, and signatures
of its General Manager and Secretary.
•(letting Martha's Coal" Is the title
of tho leading utory In Hod and Gun
in Canada for January. The author
Is John Markup u writer wlio injects
wil uud humor Into ordltiurily dry recitals of trips after various big game
in the Canadaln Rockies. Bomiycas
tie Dale tells of the biggest game
in North America—the mooso. The
love of history and adventure ls taken up through Northern Ontario to
tho Jamos Bay by It, T. Bowes, the
noted traveller. Tlie Cuns and Ammunition department for this Interesting issue carries an appeal from the
editor for tho Inclusion of the whole
family on tlie trips to the shooting
range. Robert Pago Lincoln, M. U.
Bates, F. V. Williams and the various
other departmental editors have contributed their usual high class articles. Canada's national sportsman's
monthly for January is full of Interest
to the lover of the out of doors. Rod
and Gun in Canada Is publlshly monthly at Woodstock, Ont., by W. J. Taylor, Limited.
position is that tlie next session of
the Legislature, ttie first of the Fifteenth Parliament of British Columbia, will meet ou Thursday, January
When tho last Legislature was dis
solved. January 20 wus fixed ns the
date for tlie assembling of the next
House, but that date was merely a
tentative ono and it appears certain
now that tlie government will not be
ready by that time.
The legal advisors jf tlie government are now busy drafting legislation for presentation to tlie next
House, chief among the measures being that to provide for Lho bringing
into effect of tho system of government control and sule in sealed packages of spirituous und malt liquors.
Even government supporters nro not
ouo in tlieir Ideas as to just what the
hill should set forth and thoso upon
whom devolves tho duly if drafting
the provision of tiio new aol are liav
lug their troubles lu meeting suggestions advanced.
which thrive in that part of our province. It Is stated that during tlie
months of September and October ten
thousand head of cattle were sent to
market from the Cariboo country, and
were taken out by the cattlo trains
of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway,
whicli belongs to our province. Three
new locomotives und an extra supply
of cattlo cars, were added to (ho
equipment of tho road to copo with the
growing traffic.
The name Cariboo, given to a well
known district in this province, ls
said to he a misspelling of caribou,
the name of a member of tlie deor
family, once common throughout the
this agreement by giving tlie Company        ,       ,    .,„      , ,,
notice in writing at the office of the!weat and *"» «tatln« »»_««>■* num-
Company in tlie City of Fernie aforesaid, and  upon  the  cancellation    of
this agreement by tlie Consumer as
aforesaid, the rights of the Company
hereunder shall be forfeited
hers In the Far Northland
The doer are now few ln the Cariboo
country but otlier and more profitable
animate are taking their   place—the
13.   At any time "during the tenth' cattle of the farm   and   the   ranch
She had stomach trouble for years.
After giving her simplo buckthorn
bark, glycerine, etc, as mixed iu Adler-l-ka, her husband says: "M* wife
feels line now and has gained weight.
It ls wonderful stomach mcdolne."
Adler-l-ka acts on BOTH upper and
lower bowel, removing foul matter
which polsuncd stomach and whicli
you never thought was in your system. EXCELLENT for gas on stom
aeh or chronic constipation. Guards
against appendicitis. The impurities
it brings out will surprise you,
Btattle-Noble, Limited.
Through the fettle VaUey
Southern British Columbia, with
its placid lakes that mirror fruitful
shores, the orrhr.rd.-i of tho Okanagan Valley, tho Grand Forks Valley and a country, rich in mineral
and forest wealth, are mado accessible by tho Kettle Valley railway
which links a vast extei.t of British
Columbia with the Pacific Coast
through a route of rare scenic
beauty. At thc southern end ar<
linked tho Kootenay and Arrow
lakes, the route offering all the
charm of mountain, lako, river, cataract, ravino and soft and rounded
lundsenpe of cultivated slopes.
Leaving thc junction at Hope,
you travel through nature's wonderland ol snow-capped mountains with
evidence of man's science in th.
Quintal Tunnels, a series of five tunnels in a direct line with th"
Conuihalla river, spanned by steel
bridges, zigzagging between each of
tho tunnels. The rushing streams
and innumerable waterfalls everywhere speak of thc marvellous water
power awaiting to be harnessed for
man's needs. Winding up to the
Cmi u ihal la Summit, 3,300 feet above
sea level, tho line passes through
the towns of Othello, Lear, Jessica,
Portia, lago, Romeo, Juliet, following the Shakespearean tradition.
P'inceton, the next spot of interest was a renowned mining town of
twenty years ago. It is located at the
junction of two mountain streams,
SimiH-ameen, meaning "Swift Flow-
ire Water,** and Tulameen (Red
Water). The Indian nomenclature.
in nil its euphony, has been retained
and native legends abound. The
late Pauline Johnson, Indian poetess
in her "Indian Legends" tells of
"Red Water," Tulameen, said to be
haunted by the spirit of an Indian
ir-Mftn who gave her life for her
Coalmont Collieries are passed
where a tunnel three-quarters of a
mile into one seam, gives an almost
Inexhaustible supply of high grade
coal. There are at least ten million
tons of coal "blocked out" and ready
for mining and shipment.
The town of Juw is another in-
tr-reailng point, aa the home of the
taaMB old -BUI Miner," notorious
(1) Waterfall on the Coquihalla River, Home of the Steel
Head Salmon and Silver Side Trout.
(2) The Quintal Tunnels, Near Hope, on Kettle Valley Railway.
train robber who, as Bill Edwards,
was known aa a kindly citiien who
studied his Bible. He was aent to
British Columbia penitentiary In
1903, for twenty years, for holding
up a train, and escaped In 1W6. He
was again Heard of as a prisoner In
Atlanta, Georgia, where be died in
the State penitentiary.       *
Skirting the orchard covered
benches, Uie valley ia unfolded where
nestles the too* of Pentlcton at the
foot of Okanagan Lake. Viewed
from the hills, golden In the fun-
shine, It seemed tbe desired resort,
■Une, It is a resort desirable tn
summer and has proved as ettrec-
tiveto   ' '
Beyond Pentlcton, the Kelowna
Valley cornea Into view, with or>
chard covered slopes, .riving a picture of settled prosperity. Ascending to the Kettle Summit, an altitude ef 4^00 feet ia reached, giving
a vista of ravines, silvery streams
and valleys packed with purple
bloom. The Kettle river drains aa
area of 4,280 square miles and li
171 miles long. There Is a considerable area of good bench lands,
suitable for agriculture, while portions are heavily timbered and mm*
berlag ta an Import industry. Thc
total drive of one year on the Kettle
aad its tributaries, exceeded twentj
 4 rCQ,
also tho founder of the bank, was
placed under arrest, although illness
first prevented him from undergoing
incarceration.   The bank was founded
Bank, a well-knlwn Brit-|ln 1903' and dealt ver>* i&T^ to
small deposits. It was capitalized at
about 15,000,000 and was thought to
have deposits of two or three times
that amount-
fsh   banking    Institution,    suspended
payment last week, and will likely go
into liquidation.   The head of the instill.ton,  Thomas  Farrow,   who    was
!) the Prince on Two Tours
(By Emo.it Broo!<
"Which of the two tours accomplished Ly the Prince of Wales was
the best from your point of view. *
On many occasions since my return
to England, this question has been
asked me, and always in reply I
liavo suid, "My point of view is that
of a Press Photographer, and speaking as such I have no hesitation in
saying that the thn*-! months tour
in Canada was decidedly the best."
My answer has evoked no small
amount of surprise, and has invariably resulted in another query
being  put—"Why?"
To that query I have replied, "Because in Canada 1 had excellent
facilities for doing the work I went
to accomplish. Thanks to those
facilities I obtained far better pictures than I was able lo obtain on
the last tour with the Prince of
Wales." »_
Comparisons are, I know odious,
nnd if in the following brief statement of facts I draw comparisons
between events which happened in
Canada on the last tour, I trust that
my friends who so nobly assisted
me in Australia and New Zealand
will not take offence. Facilities to
thing. Rob the camera man of the
facilities for taking his picture, of
the facilities for developing his
negatives, of printing from his developed plates, and of dispatching
immediately his finished prints to
the hundreds of newspapers and
magazines who are clamouring to
reproduce the pictures, and you have
robbed him of his all. Give him
facilities for taking the pictures, and
leave it at that, you have crippled
him, and handicapped him terribly.
So, I am afraid I was handicapped
in Australia and other parts of the
Empire which I visited on the last
Royal Tour. I do not say that I
was intentionally handicapped. Far
from it. I believe that those responsible for the arrangements in
Austrulia and New Zealand were as
anxious to help in the work of obtaining permanent records in picture
form of the incidents of the tour
as were those whom I met in Canada. What I say is that largely owing to lack of experience, many details which by the "outsider" were
regarded as purely minor details
wore overlooked, and owing to a
variety of circumstances, I found
myself working under very considerable handicap. As a Press Photographer it is my aim to produce the
best possible results, to give to the
public and to hand down to future
generations "speaking" picture records of the incidents of the historic
world tours bf "Our Young Man.1
With the picture results of the Canadian tour, thanks to the splendid
facilities I was afforded by the
C. P. R., and all the Dominion officials, I am satisfied, and the pub-
lie too, I believe, was satisfied. But,
with regard to the results achieved
on the Inst Royal Tour I cannot
speak with such confidence. Frankly I am disappointed, but I have
this consolation, 1 know the pictures
obtained were the best under the,
at times, very difficult circumstances. During the three months
tour with the Prince of Wales in
Ohnada, I worked under positively
ideal conditions. Tbe C. P. R. Royal
Train contained a splendidly equipped dark room, and everything was
so appointed that at times one forgot one was on board a train, travelling in thc far west. One imagined
one was back in a well appointed
London studio. Never once did I
have to trouble myself regarding
the dispatch of my prints. Once
they were ready, willing hands attended to the duty of dispatch. So
smoothly did tbe arrangements proceed that during the whole of the
Canadian tour not a single day passed but I was able each night to place
In the possession of the Royal Suite
a complete set of the pictures which
I had taken, and not once did I miss
thc mail with the pictures for which
the Press of the World was clamouring. One anticipates certain difficulties when travelling thousands
of miles, difficulties are part and
parcel of the Press Photographer's
life, and they have to be overcome.
But one above all else which from
my point of view made the Canadian
tour so thoroughly successful and so
thoroughly enjoyable was the conspicuous absence of the "difficulties
to overcome."
To deal with my difficulties on
the last tour, I must commence with
the wonder-warship II. M. S. "Renown." When I got uboard her 1
discovered to my horror there was
no dark room wherein I could work.
Thanks to the generous assistance of
the officers of the ship I succeeded
in "rigging up" a dark room in a
gun support. Heavens! what a dark
room it was, Built of solid steel,
exposed on the outside to the glare
of thettropical sun, with no possible
ventilation once the door was shut,
it was worse than working by the
side of a furnace. How many times
I was forced when in the tropics
to beat a hasty retreat from my
dark room, gasping for breath, I
would not dare to tell, nor would I
dare to disclose the number of plate*
which suffered in consequence of my
retreat. But an even worse difficulty presented itself than the furnace-like dark room. My chemicals
got warmed up to s'ich an extent that
often I did not dare use them, and
I could not get n hit of ice o:i ho.ird
the ship to bring the temperaturt*
of the fluids down to anything approaching normal. Ro, rather than
risk spotting scores of valuable his-
toxfc .tantives* L jua ahiiui
the King's Photographer),
"hold up" developing them until the
weather became cooler. During the
voyage I dreamed fond dreams of
h -ppier times in Australia, and anticipated the good time I would have
working in a well-equipped dark
room on board the Royal Train. But
alas! my dreams were rudely shattered, for on the Royal Special there
was no provision for a Press Photographer, nor was it possible to "rig
up" a dark room, since the journey
through Australia was accomplished
hy trains over varying railway
gauges. Each State in the Commonwealth appeared to me to have
adopted a different gauge so that
the rolling stock of one system was
useless over another system's track.
1 quickly gave up all hope of being
able to develop and print my own
negatives during the journey and
entrusted the work to others when
1 could find people who were ready
to undertake the task.
It is a fairly easy matter to find
dark rooms and operators in the
< large cities and towns like Mel-
1 bourne and Sydney, but it was by
no means a small undertaking when
we got "into the wilds."
During the tour we seldom re-
| mained more than a couple of daya
I in or near the smaller towns, and
1 very naturally during cur stay all
business was suspended and every
m.'tiient given up to a whole-nesrted
"joy-making.'* Since it was essential that I should ever have my
camera ready it was obvious that
I could not shut myself up in a
dark room for hours, and since
every other man was "joy-making"
it was hardly to be conceived that
the local photographer would readily forego his pleasures for the sake
of developing my plates. 3o it came
about there were endless delays in
getting my pictures to the press.
i Often durir.g the Australian tour I
! would work all day with the camera,
and spend all the night shut up ia
the dark room of a local photographer, professional or amateur,
doing my best to make up for lost
time. I was very* nearly caught
"napping" at Bridgetown when we.
met with the accident. We had only)
just left the station, the train mov~;
ing at not more than 10 miles an
hour when the accident happened;
Happily at Bridgetown I had not;
exposed all my plates, and I waa
sitti* down resting before going!
to my sleeping compartment to
change some plates when I heard a
curious smashing, grinding noise.
Then an attendant came running
into the carriage shouting: "My God,
the Prince's coach is overturned."
I jumped up and to my horror saw
that true enough the coach in which
the Prince of Wales was riding waa
lying on its side. By this time the
train had stopped and officials were-
rushing to the rear where the over-;
turned coaches lay. To my intense)
joy, I heard the well known voice;
of Lord Louis Mountbatton, shout-)
ing "Where's Brooks? He must get
a picture of this." I ran along with1
my camera and was in time to get
a snap of Hia Lordship crawling*
through the window of one of the
overturned coaches. In the excitement of the moment I did a most unheard of thing. I actually exposed;
one plate twice and did not discover'
my mistake for some time afterwards. In the accident, the Prince
of Wales was the coolest of anyone.'
He remained until the last inside the
overturned coach and when he crawled out he was hugging a thermos,
flask and gripping an old and fawir-t
ite brier pipe. His first question
was to know whether anyone had;
been hurt, and on being assured that
none had even sustained a scratch
he laughed and went back to the
wrecked coach to sort out his belongings while I took "snaps" to my
heart's content. There was one
thing both in Australia and New
Zealand about the tour which to m#
was moBt noticeable and that was
the extraordinary "free and easy"
manner of the people. They surged)
round the Prince and in many places
literally mobbed him, so enthusiastic were they in their welcome. In
New Zealand particularly I remember the Royal train was "inspected"
time and time again. No permits to
approach the.train were necessary,
nor were permits necessary to gain
entrance to the railway stations aa
was the case in Canada. Some thirty
or forty press photographers "commandeered" the Royal Special at
Auckland and boarding the train
travelled with us as far as Rotura
where we were held up for the
strike. At Rotura there was a little
incident which I do not think haa
been reported. A big country fair
was being held, and the Prince one.
evening entered into the "fun of the.
fair" riding on the roundabouts,.
shooting at bobbing eggs, and flinging balls at cocoanuts. Both at the
shooting ranges and cocoanut shies,
the Prince created something of a1
sensation. A splendid shot with the
rifle, HR H. witiught havoc amongst
the bobbing eggs and the "running
door." At one of the cocoanut shies,
after H.R.H. had floored three nuts
with three balls and decided to try
his luck again the proprietor of
shies, not recognizing Ke Royal
-atron observed, " 'ere yon, think;
you're lopping bombs at Jerry again.
These is real honest cocoanuts, not
square heads." That evening thej
'rince returned to the Royal train
veil laden with cocoanuts and taw*,
try charms and prises from thd
/arious shootinc* ranges tad aids
how»nl^   *'
M <how» at Ua fab. PAGE EIGHT
THURSDAY, DEC. 10th, 1*80
Annual Ball
of the
B.R.T. and L.A. to the B.R.T.
at the
New Year's Eve,
December 31st, 1920
Over ibe Cea tsups
Insure with Bealo & Elweli.
+   +   +
Dry wood $7.60 for 2 ricks.
Cranbrook Trading Co.
+   +   +
Boys' imd Men's Hockey Boots.
Cranbrook Exchange,
Our low prices win every time.
+   +   +
Dairy butter GOc lb., creamery butter, Krooktield, 02#c in 14 lb. lot,
63c in 10 lb. lot, or 64c In 5 lb. lot.
Cranbrook Trading Co.
+   +    +
A Safety Deposit Vault Is the only
safe place to kcop your valuable documents.   Boxes to rent at Beale & El-
well's from $:i.00 per year up.
+   +   +
Special lu Clean Up Sale at
Moffatt's Variety Store
Ladies' Flusli Hats, Keg. $5.00, Special   $3.00
Ladles' Plush Tarns, Keg. $5.00, Speclul   W.00
Watch our windows for bargains
every day.
+   +   +
Mason & Kiscli pianoforte ln splen-
did condition, for sale   cheap.   Star
Second Hand Store.
+   +   +
Onions $2.50 cwt., will keep all winter, spuds $2.75 cwt.    or $2,70 in 5
ssek lots, apples $2.50 a box up.
Cranbrook Trading Co.
+   +   +
Marathon Oak Heaters
No. 17   $23.00
No. 16   $20.00
While they last, as we are clearing
ont this stock.
Our low prices win every time.
Cranbrook Exchange
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Protect your  property against fire
by Insuring with    Bealo   &   Elweli
Phono 20.
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Cheaper feedl Oats $40.00, crushed
oats    $42.00,    barley   $40.00,   barley
chop   $50.00,     bran $46.00,     shorts
$50.00,  wheat    $75.00,    corn    $75.00
cracked corn $80.00, oat hay $31.00,
timothy $42.00, prairie hay $35.00, alfalfa $36.00, Btraw $26.00 a ton. Theso
are ton prices cash and carry.
Cranbrook Trading Co.
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Tungsten Lamps, 40w. «5o
Tungrten lamps, 60w. (Or
Cranbrook Exchange
On> low prlcee win erery time.
THIi DEC. 81, 1920
Price Does Not
Economy in buying clotheB does
not depend on the price alone-—
if you figure also
a—Tho length of Btrvico.
b—The satisfaction to the
you will find the greatest economy In buying
200 fabrics to select from
$30.oo to $85.oo
Suit or Overcoat
f tivtomi-rt,* Own Material Made
V\,, also I'M. A.M Mi & DYKING
19 Norhnr-f nnd 45 Cranhrook St
ll I'hone 197 II
Clean Sweep Sale, commencing on
Friday, Dec. 31st, and on to Saturday,
Jan, 8th, on ull Woolen Goods In the
Store. Wo aro dynamiting the prices
to pre-war, cutting everything right
in two. A visit to our. Store and inspection of tun* show windows will
convince you tlmt wo arc putting on a
Genuine Sale at
Moffatt's Variety Store
The placo of Big Values.
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Services will bo conducted on Sunday next, January 2nd, In the Methodist Church as usual by the Pastor,
Hev. It. W. Lee. His evening subject at 7.30 p.m. will be "A New Year's
Message." The soloist at this service will be Mrs. Norgrove.
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Tills is peculiarly tlie ''party sea-
son" for tlie young folk, and this week
two functions of this kind are being
held that promise good times for the
u,vlted guests. Tliis evening Norman ami Keitli Wasson are entertaining a number ot tlieir young friends
to a house party, and to-morrow evening Miss Minion MacKinnon and her
brother Eric will act as hostess and
host at a similar party gathering.
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Moffatt's Variety Store
Ladies' Puro Wool Sweaters, Regular
$10.00, Special  (8.00
Mens' Pure Wool Sweaters, Regular
$18.75, Special   $0.00
Mens' Striped Wool and Cotton Sweaters. Regular $6,75. Special .. W.50
Hoys' Pullover, buttoned shoulder,
Keg. $4.00 to $4.90 each, Special price,
ull sizes   each $3.00
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To membcrB and friends of the
Cranbrook Methodist Young People's
Society: Tlie Y.P.S. will open Its
1921 program by a meeting next Wednesday, January Sth. A short address
will bo given by Mr. J. M. Clark, to
ho followed by a program of music,
Tlie fact tiiat two men were killed
recently as a result of the metal of
tlie crane on which tiiey were working
becoming "tired" brings to light a Mt-
tlo known phenomena. "Steel nearly always tires under prolonged
strain, Just as ttie human body does,"
said an expert at tho Inquest. Tho amount of fatigue depends on tho strain
to which tho stoel has been subjected,
but lt does not necessarily require an
excessive weight to tiro metal to ltB
breaking iwlnt. An overworked chain,
for example, will break under the
weight of ono or two tons, although
normally it may iinve been tested to
stand twenty of thirty tons. For this
reason all government contractors aro
obliged to glvo their crano chains a
rout at staled Intervals. One cure for
the tired chain Is lo heat It until It is
red-hot and thon put lt to bed tn
qulokllmo. Melal bridges got "that tired reeling" In Just the same way. Sunday, ln fact, ls as great a benefit to
the tired brldgo as It Is to tho work
weary human bolng.
A Trench scientist claims to havo
discovered a new way of producing
the precious metal. His theory Ib that
copper, silver and gold are simply
the same motal at different ageB, or
In other words that copper gradually
becomes transformed Into gold jUBt as
decomposing vegetation becomes
transformed into coal. His method ls
to mix together copper and sliver fillings, and treat them with a solution
of nitric acid. They are then exposed
to very hot sun-rays for four days. A
greenish solution ls formed which ls
said to contain a certain proportion
of pure gold. A more Bimple method
is to soak a sheet of paper ln a solution of sulphate of iron. The paper
Is then held over a "vapour bath" of
ammonia and dried over a fire made
of tobacco leaves. Small particles of
gold appear on the paper, but with
tobacco at its present price tho method li too
Mr. Orris Tapplln of Yahk spent the
Christmas holiday in the city.
H. E. Jecks, Jr., was heme for the
holiday week-end trom Lethbrldge.
Miss Hayden, ot Rossland, arrived
in the city recently and haa taken a
position in W. D. Hill's store.
J. F. Scott, et the Cranbrook Drug
and Book Co-, spent Wednesday afternoon at Klmberley.
Mrs. Benny, ot Creston, is a visitor
with her mother, Mrs. Carman, tor a
Mr. and Mrs. Hodges, ot Winnipeg,
have been visitors over Christmas
with Mr. and Mrs. Bert Haynes.
Miss Helen Hodgson, of the teaching stuff at Nelson, has been spending
the vacation with ber parents here.
Miss Edith Murgatroyd has been
home for the holiday vacation from
Nelson college.
On Friday, December 31st, the Boys'
Naval Brigade will resume its usual
weekly meeting at the Parish Hall.
The Sash and Door Co's. mill at
Kitchener will be resuming operations in a few days, it Is expected.
Ilss. E. Whitely, of Calgary, has
been visiting In the city at the home
of her sister, Mrs. F. Burgess.
Splerie Phillips, one of the local
University of B.C. boys, has been
spending the Christmas holidays in
the city.
Messrs. Jos. Woodman and J. H.
Spence were in from Kitchener for
the holiday week-end, spending Xmas.
at home.
Miss Betty Oreen, eldest daughter
of Dr. and Mrs. F. W. Oreen, has
been home from school in Vancouver
for the Christmas holidays.
Mrs. Clarence Lowsby was brought
ln from Sirdar on Tuesday and entered the hospital to undergo a surgical
Old Inhabitants are agreed that the
Christmas weather we bave been en-
Joying for the past few days Ib something even better than usual.
Special Clearing oot of Monarch
Down, 4 ply yarn, all colors.    Reg.
price 75c, on sale ball, <0c
4 days only, Friday, Monday, Tuesday
snd Wednesday at
Moffatt's Variety Store
Where you get value for your money,
Miss stover, formerly on the staff
In McCreery Bros, store here, hu glv.
en up her position and gone to her
home in Lethbrldge.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Pearson and family
of Lethbrldge, wero guests over Xmas
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. E.
Jecks. They returned home on Wednesday.
Mrs. Slater, of Waterdown, Ont.,
a former resident of Cranbrook a number ot years ago, ls In the city again,
visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
F. Dezall.
C. Kelly, of Bull River, was In the
city this week. He reports things
pretty quiet ln that vicinity, with the
power company closed down for the
Miss Mildred Harvey, formerly ot
this city, and now of Nelson, was a
Christmas visitor to Cranbrook, staying at the home of her sister, Mrs.
Blrce.   she left again on Tuesday.
Preparations have been made which
point to a splendid time being enjoyed
at the annual Trainmen's ball which
takes place tomorrow evening at the
Mr. Jay, of Klmberley, bas been
secured to teach Erlckson school until midsummer, succeeding Miss Jean-
no Palmer, whose marriage to H. 8.
Whlmster of Nelson took place this
week.—Creston Review.
Mr. and Mrs. Venus, former residents ot this city when Mr. Venus
wsh with the Hanson garage, are visiting here over the holiday season for
two weeks or so, the guests of Mr-
and Mrs. Flowers. They are now located near Calgary.
Rev. R. Ersklne Pow, former Y.M.
CA. secretary here, and now in the
Presbyterian pastorate at Brule, Alta
came ln on Tuesday evening's train
tor a visit of two weeks or so with
his family here.
Rev. Jos. Phllps, M.A., B.D., of
Baynes Lake, will again conduct services In Knox church on Sunday next,
January 2. The following Sunday lt
is expected that Rer. Hr. Reed, of
Moose Jaw, will be In tbe city to conduct services.
We are requested by secretary W.
M. Harris ot the Curling Club to announce tbat there will be free skating, weather permitting, at tbe Arena
rink on the afternoon and evening of
New Year's Day, th* same aa
Crrietmaa Dai.
Gordon Woodman is spending a tew
days with his father at the mill at
Miss Eastman, of Potesky, Mich,,
sister of Mrs. W. D. Oilroy, ls expected to arrive to-morrow, and will take
a position on the offloe staff ot the telephone company.
The churches ou Sunday last put
on special programs of suitable music, some of thein quite extensive, and
good congregations enjoyed the spirit of the season as reflected in the familiar Christmas carols and other musical numbers, aud listened to appropriate messages from the pulpits.
Messrs. Norman and Keith Wasson
have been homo from Columbian College, Now Westminster, tor the holidays. A college friend of theirs,
Norman PattiBou, stayed over in the
city with them tor the Christmas
week-end before proceeding on to his
hums in Ferule.
Mrs. Jones, of Cranbrook, was a
visitor hero on Tuesday on hor way
home after sho had attended thc hay
meeting at the hay flats on Tuesday
afternoon. The flats hay cut Is al
most exhausted and already the Import of baled oat straw bas commenced.—Creston Review.
Mrs. R. P. Moffatt suffered a bad
shaking up on Monday ot this week
when she fell at home, fortunately
sustaining no broken hones, however
Mrs. Moffat was prevented by her mishap from carrying out a projected
visit to her sister, Mrs. Bramley, at
Calgary this week.
Rev. A. Rannie, of Bankview Presbyterian church, Calgary, who was
expected to come to Cranbrook to
take up pastoral supply work for three
months or more, has intimated that
he will not be able to do so. His
church in Calgary was not willing to
release him, and extended induce
ments to him that he felt incumbent
to accept.
A watchnlght service is being held
in the Methodist church on New
Year's eve, December 31st, commencing at 11.15 .p.m. Members of the
Bible clasB at the Baptist church are
also holding a watchnlght meeting at
the home of Mrs. J. S. Taylor, being
entertained at a little social session
prior to the service.
F. J. Harblnson, well known poultry fancier of this city, who waa a
successful exhibitor at the recent
poultry Bhow at Nelson, also put in
some birds lately at the Fernle show,
and with his string of White Leghorns
won first cock, first and third pullets,
first pen, and several special prizes,
including one for the best white bird
in the show.
According to a recent announcement in the Calgary Herald the Board
of Trade of that city has been successful in inducing the Dominion government to puBh on with the construction ot the last link ln the Banff-Windermere motor road during the winter. The Calgary board of trade took
up the matter ln order to help alleviate the unemployment situation in
that cly.
Mr. and Mrs. Sang, of Lethbrldge,
who were here for Christmas to attend the wedding of their son, Mr.
Bert Sang, on Saturday last, returned
home on Monday of this week. They
were guests at ta* home ct Mr. and
Mrs. W. F. Cameron.
With the little severe weather of
last week-end curling and skating
started for a while, but are now held
up by the "January thaw." There was
a little curling on Christmas Day and
early this week, but the mild weather
has prevented the curlers going at
it serlouBly, It has not yet been possible to make use of the new open
air rink fixed up by the city near the
old curling rink.
V. T. O'Hara, hailing from Kingstown, near Dublin, Ireland, came down
from Kimberley this week and acted
most capably aa accompanist at the
G.W.V.A. concert tbis week following
their banquet on Tuesday evening.
Mr. O'Hara is a skilled telegraphist
with nineteen years service with tlie
British government to his credit, giving this up when he donned the khaki
for service in the great war.
Miss Olive Alexander, who Is one
of the teaching staff at Sandon, spent
the Christmas holidays here with her
sister, MIsb Louise Alenander, and on
Sunday evening added a very pleasing number to the musical .program
at the Baptist church Christmas service In the form of a soprano solo
They left together on Thursday, Miss
Olive returning to Sandon, and MIsb
Louise going to Vancouver, where she
will make her home in future, having
severed her connection with the telephone company here.
Train No. 68, eastbound from Kootenay Landing to Medicine Hat ran Into a sandbank early on Tuesday morning near Kipp, Alberta, and as a result was delayed for some hours, and
the westbound train on Tuesday waB
also delayed about seven hours by the
obstruction to the line. The sandbank had blown up on the track during the high wind of ttsi night, and ln
running on to It the engine of No. 68
lost two wheels and became derailed.
No other damage was done, however,
all th* coaches of the train remaining
eo the track.
W. II. WILSON        ~
Jeweler aud Optician      a
Roy H. Hocking, one pf the former
('ranbrook boys who saw much crodit-
ablo war service, and who Is now located at Calgary, spent Christmas
here, a guest at the home of Mr, and
Mrs. J. Woodman. He arrived on
Friday and loft for Calgary again on
Sunday, Mr. Hocking has been with
the firm of Gorman, Clancy & Grind-
Icy, machinery dealers, for the past
two years or so, and has recently
earned further promotion to the .position of travelling salesman for that
concern. His friends here were glad
to see him again, and give him a
word of congratulation on his success.
The many friends in this city of E.
Y. Brake, formerly of Cranbrook, but
now of Nelson, will regret to learn
of the accident which befel him on
Christmas eve ln that city. While out
on a shopping expedition with Mrs.
Brake he fell on tho slippery sidewalk in such a way as to break his
ankle in two places. Ho had to be
assisted home, and medical attention
was secured at once. It Is expected
that Mr. Brake will he confined to his
home for six or eight weeks as a result of the accident. Mr. Brake ls a
popular C.P.R. man, and also president of the bowling club at the Nelson
H. P. Klinestiver, formerly of Yahk,
who has been spending tbe Christmas
holidays with relatives in Pennsylvania, will go to Wattsburg on his return to take up a position as assistant
manager with the B.C. Spruce Mills,
Limited, ln their big enterprise at that
point.' Before leaving Yahk Mr.
Klinestiver was given a hearty send-
off by friends there, and at a gathering held to mark bis departure be
was presented with a gold watch
chain and charm and a smoker's set
as tokens of appreciation, the presentation being made by Mr. Q. Milroy.
There were many at the depot to see
him oft when the time came for him
to leave for the States on his Christmas vacation.
Specials at Moffatt's Clean Dp Sale,
Ladles' Boudoir Slippers, Reg. $2.75,
Special   12.00
Men's House Slippers, Reg. $3.00,
Special ....   %t.ii
The new telephone rates go into effect at the tlrst of the year, as previously mentioned ln these columns.
The company has made notification to
every subscriber, and it is apparent,
according to Secretary W. D. Oilroy,
that people generally understand ths
situation, and are willing to pay the
Increases, which after all are not
large, and only commensurate with
the service rendered. Cranbrook has
been fortunate up to now in enjoying
phone service at a lower rate than
has been obtained at other places, and
even now ls not going to be called
upon to pay anything higher than
"The quietest Christmas in a good
many years," sayB Chief Adams referring to the activities of the police department over the festive season,
There were four unfortunates who
found themselves under duress ln the
city cells over Christmas Day, but even to them a generous degree ot good
substantial Christmas cheer wae handed out. Their breakfast menu comprised rolled oats and milk, eggs and
potatoes, tea and toast. For Christmas dinner and supper there waB
given roast beef and brown gravy, baked brown potatoes, mince pie,
assorted fruits and nuts, cigars, cigarettes and tobacco. Altogether about ten guests of the city took part
In the Christmas repast, Including
half a dozen or so whose share of fos-
Ive cheer otherwise would have been
small Indeed.
The skating party arranged by the
Baptist Young People's Union to take
place on Tuesday evening, had to undergo some modification on account
of the mild weather. Some enjoyed a
sleigh ride, while others remained at
tbe church and enjoyed a social time
with games etc. A little later on ln
the evening a presentation was made
to the retiring president, Miss Louise
Alexander, who left this week for Vancouver. Miss Alexander has been
president of the B.Y.P.U. since its organisation last fall, and her departure
Is greatly regretted by a wide circle
of friends who will greatly miss her,
The presentation was made by Miss
Bessie Woodman, and consisted of a
sterling paper knife. Refreshments
were served before Um gathering Anally broke np.
May the New Year
bring with it for you and
yours continued good health
and prosperity is our
sincere wish.
"Peace on earth, goodwill toward*
John Noble has been spending the
Christmas holidays at home with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Noble. He
is a student at tho University of B.C.
A Parish Hall dance was held on
Wednesday evening of this week, this
being the last ot a series, tt is understood.
The house on the corner of Garden
Avenue and Louis Street, recently vacated by Mr. Anderson and family, ls
now occupied by Mr. Johnson, of the
C. P. R.
There ls not a great deal of excite
ment stirring yet In regard to the civ
tc elections, which take place on January 13th If any contests at the polls
are called for. Nominations will be
held three days sooner. No new nam
es have so far been mentioned openly
ln connection with any of the vacancies, but it ls likely with the coming
of the new year more Interest will be
evinced in the matter.
The schools re-open on Monday after the Christmas vacation. There
will be some slight changes in the
staffs of the South Ward and Kootenay Orchards Schools, Mr. L. Eckhart
going from the latter to the former,
where he will take charge, succeeding Miss O'Hearn, who resigned at
Christmas. The new teacher at Kootenay Orchards will be Miss Edna
Wallace, ot Natal.
Father Althoff, of Nelson, was
visitor at Sirdar on Monday when he
officiated at the marriage of Miss
Mary, daughter of S. Pascuzzo, to
Mr. Mandino of Bellevue, Alta. The
wedding celebration continued until
Tuesday, when the happy couple loft
for their homo, Intending to visit
Cranbrook en route.—Creslon Review.
As a rosult of a complaint roglBtcrod
hy a man named McUutcheon that he
had been robbed or a roll of money
totalling about $600 or $600, Train No.
68 was held up at Macleod. for an
hour or so on Sunday morning, Mc-
Cutcheon got on the train at Bellevue apparently Intoxicated, and went
to sleep on the seat of a smoking
compartment. He awoke when the
train was nearlng Macleod, and immediately registered a protest about
being robbed of his roll. A man whom
he found opposite him In the smoking
compartment Is said to have told him
some kind of a story to get him out of
the way, and then disappeared. A
search was made for the man suspected, but without avail. He is believed to have boarded the train at
Cranbrook armed with a ticket for
Coleman, but Instead of getting off at
that point be continued on Snt to
Bellevue and then to Macleod. The
police have a good description of the
suspect tn tba eaae, and have hopes at
laying kaadeca MB jet.
Special Clean Up of Fancy   Lhei
(•tatlonery at
Moffatt's Variety Store
Everything In Linen Writing, Boxed
Paper, must go at half price.   Come
In at once and get your supply of
paper while our Stock lasts.
A quiet wedding tok place on Tuesday of this week, December 28th, when
MIsb Annie Elizabeth Bum, of Creston and Mr. Henry Fisher Wood, of
the same place, were united in marriage. The ceremony took place at
Christ Church, Rev. F. V. Harrison,
This news Ib important to our advertisers as well as to our readers.
Wrlgley's Chewing Gum ls starting
Its 13th year of advertising ln the
Canadian newspapers. When they be*
gan very tew people used chewing
gum. Today, few people do not get
the pleasure and benefit of using
WRIGLEY'S "after every meal."
Regular consistent newspaper advertising convinced the Canadian public that WRIGLEY'S is good and good
for them. It has built the modern
sanitary factory at Toronto—recently
doubled in size.
If our advertising will help to do
this for the manufacturer ot a single
item, Belling at the small cost of 6
cents, how much more can we do for
local purveyors of general merchandise who are selling many Hems,
some of them running Into hundreds
of dollars on a slnglo sale?
We pay tha best pricea going lor all
kinds of furniture. Wa buy anything from a mouse trap to an automobile.
tJOSV. — Drown fur muff with talis,
bteween the post olllce and C. Em-
silo's store. Finder please communicate with Herald Office.
wanted la Cranbrook district, lor
Supreme Watkins Products. Watkins goods known everywhere. Write
- today Dept. C.50, The J. R. Watkins Co,. Winnipeg. U-ll-U
quick Bale. Lot 25, block 28, west
side ot Lumsden avenue, five rooms,
plastered, cellar, one lot, foundations fixed laat year, connected up
with city sewerage system and fixtures left for Installation of bath
and toilet, water plage never freeze.
Address latter to   House, Herald


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