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THE NATIONAL ADVERTISER
■HOWS THI BEST MEDIUM-
HI PATBONIZE8 THE HEBALD
THE CRANBROOK HERALD:
PATH Ml THE HOMI-
THE INTERESTS OF CRAN.
BBOOH   FOREMOST   ALwAII
VOLUME      88
CRANBROOK, B. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 1920
SIX PAGES TODAY
NUMBER 27
CITY WILL
OPERATE IHE
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WILL   TAKE   CHARGE   OF
PROPERTY HKtilNNINti
SEPTEMBER  Ut
ROBT. EAKIN TO BE
SUPERINTENDENT
B. V. and AlhertH rower Co.'s
Representative Outlines
Proposed Contract
At a special meeting of tlie City
Council, at which Mayor Genest antl
Aldermen Flowers, Jones and Mackinnon were present, held on Monday
evening in the city hall, the by-law
which was voted on by the ratepayers,
under which the city of Cranbrook acquires the plant of the Cranbrook Electric Light Company, Limited, was
finally considered; the standing committee of the council to consider matters in relation to the operation of the
plant was named, and miscellaneous
business transacted.
The mayor announced the following standing committee on Electric
Light: Aldermen MacKinnon, Flowers
and Dunn.
Alderman Robert Eakin was named
to act as superintendent of the plant-
Mr. Eakin will resign as alderman In
consequence, and it was decided that
the committee on electric light arrange tire salary which Mr. Eakin
shall receive while acting as superintendent.
J. C. Donald, a director of the British Columbia and Alberta Power Co.,
developing water power on Bull River, was present and outlined a form of
contract which will -be presented to
the council soon for consideration, and
also went Into details as to the intentions of his company in undertaking
tbe development of the water power
at Bull River.
Before Mr. Donald addressed thc
Council a letter from City Enginter
Eassle was read requesting, a three
months leave of absence, whicli was
granted, Mr. Eassle having arranged
for a substitute in the event of any
engineering work having to be done-
Mr. Eassle will take a trip to South
America on business in connection
with somo mining and timber Interests he has there.
City Clerk Roberts advised the
council of the result of the election.
and that the by-law had received a
three-fifths majority. His report
was, upon motion, received and entered upon the minutes.
Mayor Genest announced that Mr,
J. C, Donald, of the IV C. mid Alberta
Power Co. with oftlres ttt Fernie. was
present and would address tiio Council
Mr. Donald said lie would be glad tu
answer any questions the council
might desire to ask In connection with
their proposition to supply power to
Cranbrook; tlmt his companly was
making good progress nnd expected
to be in a position to supply power t»>
consumers by July 1, 11)81- nml they
wero obligating themselves to sotnr
large consumers to do so by December
31, 1921. He said the great trouble
at present was to g<ct the machinery
and equipment necessary to wake
progress with the work as they would
like.
Mr. Donald showed by his talk thnt
he was thoroughly familiar with tbe
business ana tho course of his address advised the council that It
could expect (heir fullest 00-oporfttlOH
and that their engineering experience
was to be hud free of cost In giving
advice which might be desired In re-
e.rninglng tho plain from a two-phase
to a three-phase plant, which he very
strongly advised.
Mr. Donald snld thnt Fertile was
making a change from a two to a
three phase system, whicli was <r -ro
satisfactory, and utter gaining ind .
mat Ion from Mr. McPhee, of the Electric Light Company, who was present, as to the numlier of motors In
(Continued on Page Four)
FIRE DAMAGES
TIMBER OF fi. C.
SPRUCE MILLS, LTD.
ForeBt fire broke out in a section of
the magnificent timber tract of the
B. C. Spruce Mills, Limited, at Wotts-
burg, the curly part of the week, and
before the workmen there, who were
all employed In lighting the fire, could
lubdue It, tho flames had burned over about fifteen acres of the tract
north of tho portable mil) at the proposed Hume head-
Those rumtllur with such occurrences consider it very fortunate that
further dnmugo waa not done.
CAPT. HAMAR,11V
CHARGE OP UEKRARD
FISHERIES, HERE
Capt. Jumes N. Hamuli, in charge
of tho UslierieB at Gerrard was in tlie
city thla week and conferred with
members of ihe local Rod and Gun
Club.
Capt. Hamar Is endeavoring to ascertain what results were obtained
from the fry recently placed in the
streams hereabouts and was glad to
learn they are doing line.
B. C. SPRUCE MILLS
GETTING ON WITH WORK
About fifty workmen are at present
employed by tlie B. C. Spruce Mills,
Limited, In getting In the roadway to
to the head of the proposed twelve
mile flume on their ten thousand acre
spruce tract at Wattsburg, where
portable sawmill Is being placed to
get out the timber to be used tn the
construction of the flume.
When the mill Is tn operation specification lumber will be cut and the
Lake Windermere
Drowning Tragedy
Mrs. I). C. Coleman, Visiting the
Camp, Meets Death, Despite
Brave Efforts at Rescue
The city was thoroughly stirred on
Tuesday when the news came through
from invermere of the death of Mrs-
D. C. Coleman, wife of D. C Coleman,
C. P. R. vice-president, and president
of tho K. V. R„ by drowning at Lake
Mudermere that day.
Early residents here recall the fact
[hat Mrs. Coleman, for some time
prior to her marriage, resided in Crnai-
brook with her family, being a Miss
Anna ranGt. daughter of a well known
contractor of this city. Their home at
present is in Winnipeg, where Mr.
Joleman was at the time of the occurrence. He waa summoned weBt
at once, and it Ib understood that tbe
body was being held at Lake Windermere for his arrival, when it will be
brought to Cranbrook, the funeral arrangements being made knowu at that
time.
Mrs. Coleman was exceedingly well
Known all through the west, and leav-
9s besides her husband, two young
sons, to whom deep sympathy is ex-
-ended by their many friends.
This is the first occurrence ot Ite
kind iu the history o( the new Camp,
and that death should iu this way take
toll from one of the high officials of
the company establishing the Qfcmp Is
one of cruel fortune's most whimsical vagaries.
(Special to tbe Herald)
Invermerei B.C., August 24- — Ainu; with the whole of western Canada, this part was shocked by the
death on Tuesday through drowning
of Mrs. Dalton 0. Coleman, wife of
rice-president D. 0. Coleman, of the
C. P. 11., Winnipeg).
Mra. Coleman had for the past four
weeks been enjoying a quiet rest with
her two boys and nurse at Lake Wln-
,U riuere Camp. On Monday she took
*i very active uud leading part In the
reception tendered to tlie imperial
,'ress delegates here. In tht evening
sho attended a dance at the club
uouse. The following morning she
rnso early, went for a horseback ride
with Mrs. Hackney, wife of Dr. Hack-
ney, Calgary. Contrary to her usual
practice, immediately on her return
from tlie ride she entered the lake for
.i swim, at about eleven o'clock in the
morning, lu this she was accompanied by u companion who was uot able
in swim. The place chosen for the
• witii was a gulet but deep bay mostly
protected from tlie Strong south wind
which was blowing ut the lime. Wlien
swimming about fifty feet from the
shore Mrs. Coleman apparently met
with dlfllcultles and called for assistance. John Taynton, who waa engaged on tho shore mending a canoe,
immediately pushed out to the rescue,
and was successful In reaching Mrs.
Coleman. At a critical moment the
canoe was upset, precipitating both
Mrs. Coleman and her rescuer into
tlie water again. Another effort by
Mr- Taynton waa more successful, and
good progress was being made towards tho shore when the canoe was
again upaot by tho waves, thrown on
top of Mr. Taynton, separating him
from Mrs. Coleman who immediately
sank In deep water. The canoe drifted away, and Mr. Taynton, in a complete state of exhaustion from his efforts, made his way to the shore.
The alarm having meanwhile been
given, a large fleet of boats and canoes wns made available and a search
for the body took place. There was
uo success In this task for about three
hours after the accident, when It was
found about fifty feet from the shore
PURE BRED HORSES FOR CANADA
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POLITICAL    S1'KI.I,IIIM)KHS
IN DOMINION GETTING
ACTIVE ONCE MOM
Dun* aUrted, after which water will. tn ten feet of water,
b» turned In and the timber floated Mr. Coleman la now on Me my
down the flume aa the workmen re- here, and on hia arrival full arnnge-
«ulre It I menu wlll-pe made for the tiuwrti.
SLOW IN STARTING Ul'T
.MAKING Ul* LOST TIME
Government  Is  Keeping Clofte
Watch on Situation in
Ontario
(Correspondence)
Ottawa. — The political spellbinders
ure as bu.:y now as the binders ln tlie
grain llelds, which ls a very good indication of how busy they are. At
Nemmarket, Ontario, Mackenzie King
began a series of meetings which will
take lilm throughout Canada. Four
days later at Stirling. Ontario. Mr.
Melghen delivered his first political
announcements since he became the
Prime Minister, and he, too, will spend
much of his time in the next two or
three months in going up and down
the country, among other things visiting tlie West again, going as far as
the coast. In the meantime the Parmers and Labor ure busy. In Ontario the former has boen hard at It nil
summer. In a political sense they
neither slumber nor sleep.
If by the fall the electors do not
fully understand the issues of tlie day
It will not be the fault of the political
lenders. The chieftains of tlie two
old-time parties have been slow In en-
leering the field, but they are now making up for lost time. In their own
Interest they should have been at It
long ago. The country wants to be
talked to. when the public Is really wrought up the only thlnj to do Is
to try and reason with It, the probability being that between reason and
persuasion it will be brought into a
more reasonable frame of mind. Too
long the Importance of the personality
of public men lias been lost sight of.
During the war the country waB carried along on the tide of a great peril, the importance of which danger
ubordlnated the Imjiortance ot leadership. At least, the country did without It; but this strong Impelling influence having passed, the personality
of political leaders becomes of more
importance.
It will be observed that much Importance Is being attached to Ontario.
Tht government looks on that province as Important, being eager to hold
what support It hns (hcie. The Liberals consider it important because
thoy   need   support   In  that   province
II ARE
very badly. Besides It Is Mackenzie
King's own province and a followng
of but eight or nine In a representation of eighty-two does not look very
veil. The Farmers have made very
trong inroads on the support of both
parties. Indeed, there seemed to be
un Inrllnr.tlon to leave the leld to them
In tbe rural districts, at least. This,
however, will not do, unless the old
parties desire to put themselves completely out nf tlie running. Then again. Labor hns been iiuite ominous to
the regulars with Its large following
In tlie towns and cities. For the time
being Quebec Is being loft alone by the
spellbinders; by tiie Liberals because
thoy consider it useless to speak to the
convrrted. by the Oovernment for the
probable reason that It Is looking for a
moro convenient season.
Tlie speeches of thc Prime Minister
nd Mackenzie King differ very mater*
My, Tho formers wns very militant In character, hard-hitting being
quite notlccuble. it being desired to
rally out the old-time forces. It was
packed full of common sonse, and undoubtedly will appeal strongly to hard-
headed men, who have i. stake In the
country, Mackenzie King's effort was
not us militant. It contains a rallying call, hut there wbh a strong persuasive appeal to old Liberals, a painstaking effort to convince them that
the Unionist government, which many
of them supported, no longor exists.
noth will, no doubt, follow these lines right through; It Is natural to them
and besides, It best suits their purpose
Just now.
In both pronouncements there was
little ot a new character. This was to
bo expected. Both leaders' plan of
campaign has been de'ermlned by circumstances. In appealing for support for the policy that, as he put It,
"has brought us so far." the Prime
Minister was bound to defend In the
main what has been done; and In order to gain support, Mr. King's method has been chiefly one of condemnation. In tho working out of policies
It Is unlikely that we will get very
far from the old positions.
The political picnics provide an excellent means (or getting a line not
only on the proeperlty of the country,
(Omtlnued on Pam Fin)
d1- C' Pr «■' ?' .Mo°."t(ial!? u"'vint "J; Montreal, having on board horses and ponies for the
Prince of Wales' Stock Ranch near Calgary, Alta.
(2) Dartmoor pony and her foal belonging to .he Prince of Wales, about to leave the hold
ol the C. P. 0. b. Montcalm. Captain Lanaon, of the Montcalm and Professor W L Carlyle
xre seen watching their late passengers leave the shin.
Many Autoists
Arriving Here
(runbrook In  Jlwcn i'or Tourists From Ail Parts oi
Continent.
Hundreds of tourists, travelling by
automobile are arriving here ot late,
and (.'ranbrook ia reaping a rich harvest from this hind of traffic. The
autoists find tlie accommodations afforded here very attractive nnd are
loud In their praise of the hospitality shown in the free use of the camp;
Ing site and ihe conveniences afforded
by it.
Among those arriving during tlie
week were the following:
K. D. Plunkett and B. G. Ambrose,
Pincher Creek.
P E.  Byrne. Spokane.
It. M. Robson and D. H. Cale, Spokane, lumbermen
Mr. and Airs- McTeer, Calgary.
Capt. and Mrs, Knight and Dr. and
Mrs. Baker, Frank, Alheerta, accompanied by Miss Pierce. Calgary.
W- M. Graham and wife. Corkton,
Sask.
Dr- and Mrs. J. .). Field, Coleman.
Dr. and Mrs. F. c. Braun and family, Edmonton, and .Mr- and Mm. J.
H. Brand, Strathmore.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Lorst, and
N. A. Deno, Anncoudu, Ont.
P. L, Robinson and wife, Calgary.
Mrs Chandler and children and her
sister,   Miss   Stone,   Nan ton,   Alberta.
W. J. Haynes and three sons, and
Miss L. Warner, Seattle.
Harry Hunter and wife, and John
Wilson and wife, Vanconveer.
C. Spencer and -Mrs. Spencer, Calgary,
John Brilliant nnd family, Spokane.
Mr. and Mrs. ('. B. Baldwin, Edmonton
M. F. Ahrene and family, of Wood
Lake, Minn-, en route to Lethbrldge.
ELECTRICAL STORE
* TO BE CARRIED ON
HEREBY E. II. MePHEE
E. H. McPhee, who has been In
charge of the electric supply store of
the Crnnbrook Electric Light Company, Limited, for somo time, has
acquired this branch of the business1
from the company, and will, qn September lst, open up thc store for himself with a full and complete lino of
all kinds of electrical supplies.   .
Mr. McPhee's experience In this lino
should qualify him to give good service to users of electrical devices of
all kinds, and no doubt ho will make
a aucctti of tht undertaking.
BANK MANAGER TO
MARRY POPULAR
ROSSLAND LADY
Announcement is made of the approaching marriage of Mr. B. S. Shannon, manager nf the Bank of Montreal, Klmberley, to Miss Marjorie
Seaton, a charming and popular Rossland young lady.
Mr- Shannon, who only recently arrived at Kimberley from the Rossland
branch or the Bank of Montreal, will
leave for Rossland the first of the
month, the wedding ceremony to take
place there on September 3rd,
Friends of the young couple will
extend congratulations iu advance.
Mr. and Mrs. Shannon will reside in
Kimberley.
REOINA SPORTSMEN TO
ENJOY BIG GAME HINT
Dr. S. Q. Reid, Regina, son-in-law
of Will A. Elletson. of the Herald, accompanied by Mrs. Reid and a party
of friends, will arrive In Cranbrook
some time next week and will make
this city their headquarters during
their visit in search cf big game.
The party will bt made up of enthusiastic sportsmen, and they will
motor to the hunting grounds occas-
ioanlly while here to enjoy.the sport
itTorded In that line hereabouts.
KIKE ROES DAMAGE
AT EAST KOOTENAY
LUMBER CO. PLANT
A tire originating In the boiler room
at tho plant of the East Kootenay
Lumber Company at Jaffray resulted
in damage to the plant to thc extent
of $1,000 last Thursday afternoon beforo the fire was extinguished.
TIIE WEATHER
Officials thermometer readings at
Cranbrook.
Max. Mln
August   18       67 48
August 19     7(j 35
August 20     82 33
August 21     85 39
August 22    90 40
August 23     g4 44
August 24     gfi 39
CP.R. Conductor
MacfarJane Dies
Popular   Railroader   Succumbs
Suddenly After Being T.ikcu
to St. Euirene Hospital
The sudden death  occurred  at  the
. Eugene Hospital Monday evening
uf Jamees Edmund McFarlane. a well
known Canadian Pacific Railway conductor, who had been a resident ot
Cranbrook for a number of years.
Deceased was 39 ytars of age and
was a member of the Canadian Expeditionary Forces Jn the great
world WW. He returned, and later
went back oveer.-.cas again where he
was married, returning to Cranbrook
and taking up residence here with his
bride only about three months ago.
The cause of Mr- Ma-Farlane's midden demise was heart affection. He
was taken ill the day previous, a valvular leakage having developed snA-
denly, which brought about his death
unexpectedly.
Mr. MacKarlane was chairman of
tlie Order of Hallway Conductors here
at thc time of his death, and was
itulte active In the work or that or
sanitation.
The body wa« prepared for shipment
and has been sent to hte former home
in Ontario for iiit.rment, leaving yesterday, the remains being accompanied by his sorrowing wife, who an a
bride of only a few months, will have
tho sympathy (tf all lu her iad bereavement.
WILB HORSE CREEK
MINING COMPANY
TO BEGIN "WASHING"
AUTOISTS FINER AND CARS
CONFISCATED Bi THE
CUSTOMS DEPT.
9-8,000 AUTO TAKEN
FROM BOOTLEGGER
Looks Like It is Getting to be
Risky Business to Traffic
In Liquor
The activity displayed by tho Royal
Canadian Mounted Police and the provincial police of late would make it
appear that bootleggers taking a
line into the United States arc tak-
chance lu getting booze across the
ing a long chance.
A fine $6,000 Premier car. c-onfiscat-
td by the Customs officers, nfter the
owner had alBO been fined f 100 for
carrying booze and |10 for not reporting his entry Into Canada from the
United States, Is now at a local garage. It Is said to be one of the finest autos seen here for some time.
The following from the Creston Review of last week will tell better of
the activity of the police In that section of late:
"Both the R. C. M. P. and the pro-
inclal police bad a busy time of It
the forepart of the week. On Monday
hey apprehecded a bootlegger operating with a deftly constructed light
wagon and gray team, at Arrow
..'reek, wbo bad an even twelve cases
>r liquor .-board, heading for PorthilL
n.e owner failed to appear in court
to Wednesday, ao the wet goods and
he complete outfit were confiscated.
On Monday two parties, each driving
N'ash roadsters, were nabbed for entering Canada without reporting to
cu?toma authorises at Port hill.
**>n Wednesday >-ftglstr-ate Cromptott
ined them 15 and costs for their mis-
lemeanor and then turned them over
'.o Customs Collector H White, of
'ranbrook, who had been summoned
h.ere. and Mr. White promptly confis-
"ated the two cars, which are valued
al about 12,000. On Tuesday night a
swell new seven-paassenger Premier
auto •*-■-> gathered In which also had
i couple of cases of hard Btuff on it.
The owner was mulcted In the sum of
1100 for carrying tbe booze, $10 for
not reporting his entry Into Canada,
and his car. too, was also confiscated.
Valuations of the latter auto run
from $5,000 to $6,000-"
K. W. H. En gel, of the Mounted Police forctf effected the capture of the
Premier car a*.i with Mrs. h. 0. Sum-
.nerfield of Creston at the v. heel,
brought the car into Cranbrook.
BOYS WANTED!
YOUNG BOYS BETWEEN THE
AGES OF 15 AND 18. FOR
JUNIOR CLERKSHIP.?,
- Apply —
Manager,
Royal Bank of Canada,
Cranbrook, B.C.
The Wild Horse Creek Placer Mining Company, In which a number of
Cranbrook clUteOB are interested, expects to begin "washing" for the yellow metal the latter part of this week.
Recently a good "-taking*" was rej-ort-
ed from the property of the company
and It Is expected With the moro modern equipment which has been placed
that even better returns will be the ro-
sult of future opeerutlonc.
CRANBROOK BALL
TEAM TO BATTLE
AT LETHIIRinGE
The - "runbrook baseball nine will
leavo for Lethbrldge next week and
will piny thn Lethbrldge games on
Wodnesduy aud Thursday. They wfll
mak.   Ihe trip by automobile.
The. team will also play the Medicine Hat nine on I.*bor Day at Mod-
Imperial Prui..
Visit Windermere
Spend Three Hours or So at the
New C. P. R. Camp, and Enjoy the Program Staged
(Special to the Herald)
Invermere. BC, August 23 — The
whole territory of South East Kootenay was represented at the reception
tendered at Lake Windermere Camp
this afternoon to the members of the
.mperlal Press Association and their
ladles. Amongst thoBe present from
juuide points were Mr. J. G- Spreull,
.president of tlie Cranbrook Board of
Trade and president of the Assocla-
ed Boards of Trade for South Eastern
British Columbia; Mr Harry G. Par-
lOtlSj president of the Golden Board
Of Trade; Mr. H. G- Lockwood, of
(Jolden, the Board of Trade Becrotary;
Mr. Charles McNabb president of the
Rooky Mountain Lumbermen's Association; Col. J. S. Dennis, Chief Commissioner of Colonization and Development of the Canadian Pacific Railway and Mr Watson Hall, the superintendent of the C P. R. from Cran-
>rook. In addition to these there
were other visitors, amongst them be-
ng Miss Dennis, of Calgary; and Mrs.
Shantey, of Montreal. A further host
of important officials representing the
Canadian Pacific Railway and the Dominion Government were also present, the former including- Mr. Joseph
Carter, the veteran passenger agent,
of Nelson.
Shortly after one ln the afternoon
the first special known as "Train No.
1," bolng the royal train of the C. P.
ft., pulled Into Lake Windermere station and Immediately on leaving the
train all the visitors were taken by
car to I-akft Wlndtrmore Camp. Following this train ln very good order
and only the usual thirty minutes bo-
hlnd came tlie sombre colored steel-
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THI      CR1NBROOI      HBBltS
AnRHst 2fitli. 1930
Young Women
and gtrla often cotuplalu of mysterious headaches, which keep coming
aud going with some, but remain
all waking hours with others. There
la no mystery about these any long-
ei, Thoy are caused by eye-strain
or weak vision. Correct glasses
will quickly remove the hendackea,
und they will oot return while the
glussts are worn. We inakt* accurate  glasses   for  all.
Raworth   Bros.,
OPTICIANS mul JKWfll.mtS
CIn Cranbrook fierald
Publuliod  Uvery  Thursday  by
WILL A. KLLKTSUN Editor
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CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA
THURSDAY, AUGUST 29th, 1920
RELIEF PROMISED SOON
Tlie meetiug of the City
Council and a representative of
the 11 C. and Alberta Tower Co.
thia week promises well ior the
interest of light and power
consumers of the city. It means
that not very tar in the future
rales are going to be decreased.
it is scarcely believeable that a
company would obligate itself
in several directions as this
concent is doing if it did not
have excellent prospects of being able to (ttjtver the "-good*:
11 the company can come
through according to lhe proposed contract it is quite safe
to assert that the rates to consumers will be dropped considerably, if they don't come
through then the city at any-
raie will be no worse off than
it is now.
Apart from the attractiveness of cheap rates from the
householder's point of view, allowing of the installation of
the numerous labor-saving devices which are tending so
much to take the "work" out of
housework, the prospect of
cheap power for industrial purposes is fraught with greater
possibilities as regards the
future of tho city. One thing
above all else has centred the
manufacturing plants of the
country in Ontario as they are
today, and that is the hydro-
electrical development. To
some the idea of attracting new
industries to Cranbrook by
means of cheap power rates is
chimerical, they will even scoff
at it. If they hold themselves
open to conviction, however,
they will not scoff for long.
The increasing population of
the West, combined with the
ever-mounting costs of distribution is causing manufacturers in all lines to turn their
serious attention to this part of
the Dominion, and the question
is being asked whether it will
not pay better to manufacture
here in tbe west than in the
east and save considerable on
the cost of distribution. Freight
rates on raw materials are far
less than on the finished products so that by manufacturing
closer to the consuming centres there is saving all along the
line. A city that can offer cheap
power and plenty of it has a
drawing card that never fails
to interest the captain of industry. It is his sine qua non,
and the deciding factor when
all other things are equal.
A new era in the growth of
Cranbrook may result from the
coming of cheap power to the
city. It will help put the city
in a position to take its due
share in thc general expansion
which is going to envelop the
West In the next decade or two.
INDUSTRIAL ALCOHOL
Investigation fn a number or important projects have been assisted
during the post year through grants
made' by tho Honorary Advisory
Council for Scientific and Industrial
Research, and those in charge of this
work are encouraged by the results
secured thus fur. In the annual report for the year ended March 31,
1920, the Administrative Chairman
has dealt with the extensive activf-
ties thut have been undertaken.
Foremost among the projects fostered by the Advisory Council has been
the removal of the handicap on the
production of "Industrial alcohol,"
which tbe Inland Revenue Act at
present Imposes ou it. This matter
was discussed at considerable length
in the 1918-1919 report of thu Administrative Chairman, aud it van
Urged thnt tho uct should be .yueud-
ed so an to make the production ot
industrial alcohol ns tree from restrictions us It Is lu Great Britain and
the United States, avers tho New
New Westminster British Columbian,
According to tho provisions of the
old uct, alcohol can be denuturcd for
industrial or other purposed, oul>
lu Ottawa. Methylated spirits for
consumption ln British Columbia
must at present, therefore, be conveyed to this province from Ottawa,
a distance ot 2,KOO miles, at a
charge for transportation which, unless borne by the Inland Revenue
Department, adds seriously to tho
price at which the consumer obtains
this Province, which could, under
amended regulations, provide all the
Industrial alcohol required for use
within the Dominion.
The handicap which the consumers experience in the other Provinces Is only less serious because
the distance ot these from Ottawa
ls less than In the case of British Columbia, but the effect is ;ho
same, that Ib, it tends to limit the
ues of denatured alcohol, except, In
a few Industrial lines, In which,
though the cost couiUp, it is indispensable for manufacturing purposes. This effect of the act was,
ot course, not Intended, because its
provisions are a survival of the time
when Canada consisted of only two
provinces, and when, also, the industries which used denatured alcohol were few fn number, and with
a limited output. The misfortune
was that the act was not modernized at least soon after Congress had
freed the manufacture of industrial
alcohol In the United States from
the legislative restrictions under
which lt operated until 1907.
What the removal of these restrictions on tho production of denatured alcohol In Canada would mean
limy be gathered from the results
of this removal in the production in
the United States. Before the act
of 1906, which permits denaturing
of alcohol at any distillery under
conditions easily observed, the quantity ot denatured alcohol used annually did not exceed 1,600,000 proof
wine gallons, but after 1907 the
consumption lt it Increased rapidly,
aud reached 16-91.3,355 proof gallons in 1913, aud 90,644,722 proof
gallons in 1918, while the total amount of denatured alcohol made in
Canada in 1917 wub only 252,000
proof gallons. p It the quantity consumed In Cannda were in proportion to population It would amount
to Bj000,000 proof Imperial gallons.
Denatured alcohol ls all-Important
in a large number of lines of industry. This may be gathered from
tho enormously-enhanced consumption of lt ln the United States since
1906, and the annual consumption
In Germany of more than 200,000,-
000 proof Imperial gallons in the
year ended August 31, 1904.
Further, its use either alone or
when mixed with henzal andxyol, aa
a motor fuel is increasing, and lt is
confidently predicted in certain quarters that It will be the sole motor
fuel In .vn or three decades fr »m
now; that Is, when the oil supply
of the United States will, It Is clotra-
od, be completely exhausted. The
high price of petrol in Great Britain, even today, makes It necessary
to resort to alcohol as a substitute.
Thu development ln Canada, therefore, of cheap, denatured alcohol
not only for power purposes In.the
In.midinte future, but also for ..so
in the industries, to the success of
which lt Ib vitally necessary, makes
It Imperative that the restrictions
which nmpor Its production should he
removed.
Since the Administration Chair
man mado his report, thu Industrial
Alcohol Bill to amend (he Inland
Revenue Act wus passed bv tho
House of Commons, and the manu
facture of Industrial alcohol has
been stimulated considerably' in the
tihort interval since that time, The
a*', provides for 'ne Mile of alcohol
without the admheure of a denntur-
ui' r; n denatu'-.ii v. hoi and ep e-
itlly t enutured a cuUol, ns defln>d
In iho. act, free frciu exlse d
Such alcohol must be manufactured,
denatured or specially denatured
only in premises thereto licensed,
Conditions aro described whereby
speclully denatured alcohol shall
only he sold or delivered under a
npecfal permit to dealers and manufacturers to be used ln the arts and
Industries in cases where denatured
I alcohol would bo unsuitable, and
that It shall only he moved or transported under such conditions as the
Minister approves.
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Business Accounts the care and attention they
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IBOM THE  VIEtV.FOINT UF
OLB C0NTKXF0BAB1KS
A Struggling (ouceru
Tho directors of the Standard Oil
Company of New Vork have announced a special stock-holders meeting
for September 1 to authorlde Increasing the .(75,000,000 capital stock 'by
1150,000,00 in new shares to be distributed as a 200 per cent, dividend-
—Exchange.
"Sauce for the (.loose"
To the Prime Minister's critics
Russia—which, as SIgnor Nlttl recently had the good cause to remind
the world, so far from being an enemy of Great Britain and Italy and
France, ls an ally who has fallen on
misfortune—ts an object of more
bitter hostility than Germany herself.
There was general acquiescence in
the decision of the Supreme Council
to meet the Germans face to face at
Spa. To meet a single Soviet Minister in London is an enormity. The
Treaty of Versailles empowered the
Reparations Commission to give Germany leave to purchase the food and
raw material necessary before she
paid a penny ot indemnity. Russia,
lt is now contended, must not part
with an ounce of her gold for such
purposes, because the creditors of
'Russia have first claim on her resources, It ls of some interest to
consider how Italy and France and
I
to them by their creditors.—London
Dally Mall.
The Bank of Kngland
The serious suggestion that the
one-storied Bank ot England, with
its decorative blank walls of Thread-
needle Street, Princess Street, Loth-
bury and Bartholomew Lane, the
whole building covering some four
lucres, shall be raised by six or seven
storeys is rather overwhelming for
the moment to those who would dear-
! ly like to see the city of London left
jas lt is. There ls something that ls
peculiarly London In Sir John
Sloane's bullfrog bank, and to ralse»|
it to any considerable height will entirely change its character. Wtih
lioor upon door ot extensive offices
above and around Us pleasaut courti
it would lose immediately the romance that clings about lt today.
As well, then, nightly, might the
guard disappear into the bowels of
a skyscraper. There will be no sense
left of untold and inaccessible wealth
within and classic austerity without.
London Daily Chronicle,
TfflHTY IIABI  AGO
Extract* from tha Cranbrook
Herald of this date, 1900
other Allied Powers would fare If the
same lunatic principle were applied
There will bo a white laundry iu
Cranhrook, as Mr. A. St. Eloi will
soon havo one in operation.
Cranbrook's first fire alarm since
the formation of the fire brigade occurred last Saturday. The occasion
was the parting of a stovepipe ln a
residence ou Hanson Avenue.
J. H. Taylor, the Perry Creek mining man, was in recently from that
section and says that Dan Monroe and
his partner, H. Ellers, have made another great discovery on Perry Creek.
"Salty" McKenzie, star conductor
on the C. P. R., Northern Pacific ex-
conductor., past grand chief ot the
Zypher Ananias Club, Montana, etc,
returned a few days ago from his pilgrimage to Spokane.
Last Saturday G. W. Hull and wife
of Toledo, 0-, aud B. \V. Luyton and
wife of Wapakonteta, 0„ accompanied by Col. Ridpath of Spokane, vIb-
ited the Sullivan uiino at Klmberley.
The Ohio people are no novices ln
mining matters and were highly pleased with what they saw. Col. Ridpath
too seemed very well pleased.
CONCERNING   CANADA
(KTOIIKH 2& MOST
UKKL1 DATE FOB
U(JUOH KKft'EKENDUM
I'ralrle  1'rovlncen   Also   May
Take Vole on Question
on Same Date
Vancouver. — The probabilities all
,.o..,. io i..e vote on the liquor referendum in this province being taken on
Ociobei 25, if the lists can be got
ready for that date. This much has
been Indicated by Attorney General
Karris.
I "It largely depeuds on the voters'
i lists, but I think these could be got
{ready by October 25th," Mr. Farris
j has stated.
i The significance of the date lies In
the fact that ou the same day prohl-
hitioii re re rendu will be voted on in
Saskatchewan and Alberta, so that it
llrltlsh Columbia also Joins fn October
i.h will be one great day of voting on
the limjor question.
It Is asserted that there has been
some Jockeying going on by rival in-
ibrutils ir. regard to the dato of the
.ole In B.C. lu cousequence ot a
feeling thut prohibition will carry In
some of the sister provinces, the "moderates" have been anxious to have the
referendum in B. C. taken beforo the
other provinces vote. Contrariwise,
it is said the bulk of the prohibitionists ure anxious to have the B. C. vote
deferred until after the other provinces have voted.
Under the circumstances, the government, It ls said, ln its desire not
to play favorites In the matter, and so
ub to get an unbiassed opinion In the
matter, iti of tht mind "to have the B.
0. referendum taken on the same day
that the. other provinces aare voting.
BEAD THE HEBALD AMD HOT THI
HIWaV-OHLY «M FIB IBAB
Probably never In America were
there such days of thanksgiving as
there were when It was known that
by a stroke of the pen ip Montreal on
September Oth, 1700, a, continent had
been added to the domain ot the British king- The French had surrendered tlr lust of their lands in Uie new
world; the wars which had been waged for many years were thus at an
end. Of course overseas Amherst's
successes were lauded to tha ski-...,
while In Uie French palace there was
great discouragement over the outcome of hostilities,
Governor u. mard of Massachusetts
proclaimed a day of thanksgiving tor
the great event. There we're parades
of ail classes and a day of patriotic
Bpeechmaklng, while cannon roared in
honor of the event. Thomas Fox-
croft preached in the "Old Church in
Boston" rrom the text, "The Lord
tiath done great things for us whereof we aro glad." "Long has lt heen
the common opinion," he declared,
"that Canada must he conquered.
Now we behold his majesty's glorious
troopH treading upon the high places
of the enemy, their last fortress delivered up, and the whole country surrendered to the king, In the person of
his general, the intrepid, the serene,
the successful Amherst." Another
minister, after venturing tlie hope that
the French would accept their lot with
line spirit, predicted that sixty million people would be living in the new
world within a century and a half.
Everywhere lt was tbe same. The
victory at Montreal was bailed as the
harbinger of a new and better day for
the continent, as the beginning ot a
period of progress and prosperity for
the new world which had been torn
for long years by bitter struggles between the two races from overseas.
How well these men predicted can be
seen in the light of present day accomplishments, although the land haa
now been divided Into two great countries, Uie Dominion ot Canada and the
United States of America.
SHOOTING SEASON OPENS
HERE ON SEPTEMBER 4
The open season for grouse and all
hlg game opens for this section on
September 4. The time limit ln which
grouse can be taken is sixteen daya
from the opening day.
Game is reported plentiful and no
doubt the sportsmen will be gettlai
ijsul early.
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Empire Press Delegates in Evangeline's Land
(1) Delegates taking a bucket
of   water   from   Evangeline'3
well.
<2) The Statue of Evangeline
just after  the   unveiling   by
Lady Bumham.
Five continents were represented
at tbe unveiling of the statue of
Evangeline, Grand Pre. Nova Scotia.
Nearly all those present belonged
to the Imperial Press Conference
party, and the unveiling ceremony
was performed by Lady Utirnhani,
who said:
"Evangeline ls the beautiful conception of an American poet whose
verses we learnt to read on hoth
sides of the Atlantic when we were
children. History has shed another
light on the Acadian story. We eee
today that British policy was not as
black as it was painted. Whatever
may he the truth of this story, as a
woman, and an English woman, 1
shall always regard it as one of Ihe
most painful episodes In our annals.
Thank God those cruel old days lie
behind us forever, and from the fate
of Evangeline has sprung a great
wave of sympathy which bas been
carried on the healing hand of time.
It Is a good omen that the beautiful
sun, God's healing hand, should he
resting upon us all today, whn are
here to do honor to that sweet
woman. Under those rays In your
wonderful land so full of beauty and
Sromlse the old haired Is dead    I
ave   now   the   great   honor   nnd
privilege of unveiling tho statue oi
I*;vangellne."
Thp statue which If of bronre |*
the work of Henri He! er: from n
model by his father the late Philippe
Hehcrt, a descendant of   the Aca-
'inns ot whom Evangeline waa one.
It is a magnificent work of art, and
was presented to the Park at Grand
Pre hy the Dominion Atlantic Railway, which is now part ol the C. P. R-
Attractions in the Canadian Rockies
a&-w.£
Lake Minnewanka, near Banff, Alberta, attracts many motorists during
the entire summer (the winter sees
the ice-boats gliding across Ua
smooth surface), it is an Ideal evening drive from Banff to tblsiake, aad
on the way it is interesting lo stop
at the animal enclosures where the
Government has established the wild
animals of the country. As the car
.speeds along on the trip, the sight of
the browsing elk is specially attractive. In the spring the stately mother elk stalks proudly about with
her young, in the fall the mating note
of the bull re-echoes down the open
valley. Many a battle-royal Is fought
by the males at mating time.
The Bow River is the headquarters
of the lover of waler sports. Canoes,
row-boats and launches arc to be had
any time of day. Plenty of good
fishing is to be found a short distance up the river. For an ideal
canoe trip there is nothing more picturesque thuu paddling up the Bow
River to Shadow Creek, which drains
the Vermillion Lakes. As the canoe
glides intu thu mirrored waters, the
swamp willows meet above the heads
of the peddlers; an occasional trout
darts from one shadow to another in
the depths below. Little hursts of
sunshine brighten the winding waterway till the canoe glides out a>gain
into unbroken sunshine and the wldo
sweep of the first Vermillion Lake.
The Bow Hlver Is a typical mountain stream aud has its rise sixty-five
miles west of BnntT and north of
Lake Louise. Its bend waters, the
Bow and Hector Lukes, are fed from
great Ice-fields, whicli, in ihe first
days of warm spring,- east their tribute Into the river, and tlie turbid
waters gathering strength with each
mile, tear madly down ihe narrow
confines bringing with them uprooted trees and all the debris lying
within their reach. The lover of the
water may obtain valuable information of several beautiful and exciting canoe trips at the boat-house.
The old tote-road of construction
days west of Banff in almost obliterated, and In its place the Government Ls rapidly completing a highway which will link the eastern provinces with British Columbia. If
the trip be made in early spring or
laic August It is scarcely possible to
fall to see the wild sheep which
abound in large flocks on the sunny
slopes ou the north side of the valley. During the summer they wander back in the hills, though an
occasional few muy be seen any time
of the year. In the early spring lhe
baby lambs trot along beside tholr
mothers; In the fall thc grout horned rams join thc various groups, and,
is among the elk, terrific bullies
take place among the mulca -- the
bonis crashing and hanging together,
making a raoltot which can be heard
i long distance In the otherwise silent hills.
Qraaalu   tha   rill"*1!'*"    Pacific
tracks at the Banff railway station,
tbe car travels westward passing a
chain of lakes (three In number)
known as the Vermillion Lukes.
About five miles distant a druw may
he EiCen which man the pathway ol
Healey Creek; the lio. River glides
In nnd out of view, occasionally n
glimpse of the steel rails shov>s up;
a hear, a coyote, or a deer, mny appear, A picturesque range of mountains aptly called "Sawtooth," are
easily rocognlEOd on lhe right of the
road und In an open stretch Ihe firsi
glimpse of Castle Mountain nnd the
mountains about Louise are recognizable. Passing a name-warden's
house, the road leads up, around and
over the Hillsdale Hills,—a group of
hills beautifully wooded and a natural park in themselves.
Coming down the winding road
among these hills a short run brings
the car to a small bridge under which
runs a small mountain stream. Jusi
east of the bridge 1b a well-kept
camping ground, the only restriction
to the user ot It being: "Keep your
camp-fire In control". A Utile open
fire-place leaves no excuse for doing
otherwise. On the weBt side or the
bridge is a tiny toa-houBe nestled securely under the shadow of the pines.
Tlullt of logs, Its rustic, style te In
complete accord with Its surroundings.
Johnson's Canyon is well worth the
tbrfce-fiuarters of a mile stroll up its
nay trail, across rustle bridges,
above lho turbulent little stream
which gives forth an attractive picture at every bend of the path. Leaving the canyon, a three-mile run
hrings you to the site of Hip onetime village of Castle sltui-Jed s-l the
van base ot the mountain of   thai
name. It sprang an a mio-hroom In
ihe night in tin' old construction days
of    the Canadian Pacific Rail wny,
Word wenl forth lha. lead. BllVOI and
copper were lo he found in the old
glanl of tho Rockies In paying quantities, ami prospocl ts pourod In. As
they came, ko the) went J (he mountain refused in give up treasure! ihe
deserted homes fell io decdy.
A mile bdyotid lhe silo of Ill's
village tho road forks, iho right hand
turn leading to I.i.l.e I.ouii-c and tint
left-hand turn to the sinniult of Vermillion Push Die lasl link or *t.e
trans-cnnlineiilal motor-road. Neither road should lie mtsscd though
neither is jet absolutely finished,
The leh-haud road leads in Marble
Canyon, at the top of the Pass. Tho
drive and tho canyon nre welt worth
the time spent in seeing them,
As far as the mad is finished, under and about the Bh&riows of Castle
Mountain, It te n glorious drive The
site or ihe internment camps used
during the war is still visible
In winter It Is no colder Pt r-f-rn ;n
the dry climate of Banff than at
twenty-two above on tho sea-honrd.
In fact, one is Tar more uncomfortable where dam pn ess prevails. Tho
vigorous, snappy climate of the
Rockies Is bolter than any medicine
for the people of a wanner country,
from tho Orient, even from the nearest sea-level. Winter spoMs at
nanff are being brought to grater
pprfocilon In every direct Inn 9po-
ciollst" In all winter sports arc porting more and more for lhe annual
contests In skiing, skai'ng. swimming in lhe warm sulphur pools, tobogganing, curling and hockey.
f M. S. W. August 26th, 1920
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SENATOR DOUGLAS OF
SASKATCHEWAN DIES
AT ADVANCED AGE
In the passing of Senator Douglas,
of Tanlallou, Sunk., one of the well
I known figures ot the Canadian West
has go;ie. Concerning hlin, the Leth
bridge Heruld suys:
"Word has been received of the
death of Senator James Moffatt Douglas, of Tantallon, Sask., at the age of
81 years. Senator Douglas, who went
to the cenate In 190C, was well known
throughout the west. His eldest son,
Wjllllatn, was the founder of the town
of Taber, cast of Lethbrldge, and was
for some time mayor of that town. He
Is now living at Wardner, B.C., with
another son, Fred, the latter having
once been a resident of Calgary, with
the Massey-Harrls oigency. Senator
Douglas was born in Linton, Roxbor-
ough, Scotland, on May 26, 1839. He
was educated at Toronto University,
Knox College and Princeton Seminary. He was ordained to the Presbyterian ministry in 1855 and for a
time was pastor at Uxbrldge and Co-
botirg churches. From 1876 to 1882
lie was a missionary in India and chaplain to Hie British forces at Mhow, India- Returning to Canada, he was
pastor at Urttndon and later at Moo-
. min. Ho retired from the ministry
in 1896 nnd devoted himself to farming. He was elected to the House of
Commons in 1S96 as an independent
Liberal, and was re-elected ln 1900-
He went to the senate in 1896. He
had held membership in the board of
publio instruction of Ontario, and was
at one time an inspector of schools ln
Ontario.
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Pinning A Motor Road to the Map
By  Percy  Gomery, Director  Vancouver Automobile. Club, mid Authorized Pathfinder for "The King's International Highway."
Preparatory Note. — There are se-1 ally? 2 per cent. Canada and 98 per
veu trunijcoutiueuial motor roads in cent. United States?
the United States and none in Cana- what Makes u Famous Hiulnwij.'
da. In aU other departments of sum- au international or transoontlnen*
mer outing Americans are coming to la| highway, like the well known
Canadu. Facing tlie regrettable fact Bounding name or a fashionable see-
that nobody had ever tried to cross the tion ui town, has no legal standing,
country hy motor, the clubs ot Brit-; a appears not lu registry ollicu or pos-
i.sli Columbia deputed Mr. Gomery "to tal guide. Nothing has legal status
establish by Investigation und travel i except, that wWb the government is
the shortest and most feusible route responsible for, und. to my knowledge.
from Montreal to Vancouver" The: no government ever declared itself
nearest to an all-Canadian non-ship-1 responsible for any highway named
ping route lie found passes through, by any motor club or private asBO-
Ottawa, Mattawa. North Bay, Sudbury, elation. Add to this the fact that uo
SitiiU ste. Marie, Duluth, Winnipeg, private organisation, however strong,
across the prairies to Macleod, Crows was »vur strong enough io build a
Xest Puss, Fernle and Cranbrook, and great highway- 'then just what are
tin nee Lo Spokane, Seattle and Van-.ihe American highways listed on the
louver, which route has been named expensive map? They are a slate of
"The King's  International Highway", mind, an Ideal, a belief.
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This article is his summing up of
tho chances of a great Canadian highway coming Into being.
Ho Canadian Motiirl.it« lU'seru1 a
U..mll
1 am an average Canadian motorist.
As such I purchased a car In May
costing about seventeen hundred dollars at^the factory. Enquiry Indicates that of this sum, the Canadian
Government got, in duty and taxes,
five hundred dollars or more. During 1919 C7.000 motor cars were added to Canada's registration, and ut
$500 each such collections would amount to $33,500,000. A good many
more cars uro being added to Canada this year, but some of them are
made here (and the duty ls generally
on the parts Imported), tractors are
fmported free of duty, and there are
other exceptions; but at a safe guess
$20,000,000 Is Ottawa's share of our
motor car purchases. This ls the
best business the government ever
got Into. If provincial taxes ure the
same generally as they are In British Columbia. I find that the nine
provinces will rake off this year about six or seven millions on motor
cars. Xot a bad business for the provinces to be in!
The coat of collecting this income
is not like the income of the post ofllce- It is nbout the same us the cost
of collecting your salary.
It Is not my purpose to wrestle with
the financial problems of the government, but 1 wonder If the Dominion
parliament Is spending any mo.o on
highways today proportionately than
It spent before r dollar of revenue
was secured from gasoline vehicles'1
And are motor cur owners entitled to
demand more?
The twenty million federal aid act
la**, become law. but is not the twenty
million still mostly In Ottawa? Bu*.
in the motor Industry the governirenl
l.as a steady job at twenty million
annually.
Whore l»o tlie Fifty Tltommnd Transcontinental Motors Fa-***.?
For two dollars you can buy the
American Automobile Association's
new map "Transcontinental Main Travelled Routes." These are some seven In number, aggregating about 25.-
000 miles, but with the exception of
id miles in Ontario between Niagara
Falls and* Lake Huron the roads are
100 per cent. In the United States. If
Canadian motorists have their share
of the fifty thousand cars which are
claimed to use this road annually, we
spend over two million dollars a year
on them—with absolutely no return.
The week I got back to Vancouver
there were motors on the streets from
Ontario and Quebec, but those cars
(every one of them) came here ninety-eight per cent, in the United Stat-
We must advocate no hoggish
policy of securing American motor
traffic, and keeping all our own- The
soul and life of touring Is that we
shall know each other better.
Reciprocity in this at least, but are
wc believers in the reciprocity which
is spelled 2 per cent. Canada and 91
per cent. United States? Where would
we bo today If we had allowed rail
traffic between east and west to develop that way? It is by no means Impossible that rail traffic In the near
future will go flfty-tlfty with motor
traffic; and when that day comes, unless in the meantime we Canadians do
something, where will we be nation
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tst ts rash or sore, apply Zam-Bnk.
This antiseptic halm will protect
toe sore place from Infection, pre*
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soon follows.
Careful mothers always ketp
Zam-Uuk on hand for their children's Injuries—It enda pain ta
Qulcl.l/ and prevents any possibility ot festering. Best for cuts,
burnt, scalds, bruises, ringworm,
tealp tores, enema and teething
rani.   All dealers 60c box.
monthly
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it). Atdrug stores or by nwllonK-efpt of price
''n»*vcnawtt.tt".'nc.i  ci CatiinHnM rtntn-lo
Sold lor Graataook Book 4 Drag 0»
.\u name can make a motor road, but
there appears to he mt good motor
rond without a name. When the
folks at MeXabb's Corner lind suddenly that the old "township line roud"
lias become "The Inter Ocean Highway," they gloat over the high sounding mouthful. Somebody takes a
trip of several hundred miles and reports some famous city is taking the
Inter Ocean Highway, naming streets
and hotels ufter it. The traveller relates how proud he was to see, all along, tlte sumo road signs and the same
tourists as they have at McNabb's- He
agitates for tho Improvement of the
Inter Ocean Highway thereabouts and
encourages garages and tradesmen to
cater to tho name. And that is how
a famous road flourishes and brings
fame to Its territory.
How Fur Huve Our IthuU Hull
Thero is uo such thing today as an
improved, connected system of roads
from the Atlantic to the Pacific* The
Lincoln' Highway Is a real highway
In Pennsylvania and California, but a
Canadian traveller over the road writes "west of Pittsburgh the Lincoln
Highway Is only a name." "The National Parks Highway: A flood Road
to the Pacific North West" listens
majestically, but in a travel book recently published the author says, "The
man thut wrote that had never been
over the road," and goes on to say
that It is anything but a good roud.
And this National Parks Highway, to
my certain knowledge, borrows pictures of Canadian scenery for Its Illustrated folders. Hut that's another
story.
In considering therefore tbe difficulties of establishing a trans-Canada
road It Is but fair to recognize that
others are not so far ahead. Their
much (ravelled highways have good
names, in some cases they have road
IgntJ, but that is about all you would
notice, except that they have tbe tourists, by tlie simple expedient of attractive literature to invite them. We
In Canada have Invited nobody.
Even though we huve no roads north
of Lake Superior, let us take what we
have and make the best we can. The
Americans ou the south shore are only too willing' to co-operate with us-
A motor road from Montreal lo Vancouver is. today, just what "The
King's International Highway" Implies: a British undertaking, international in scope. "Tlie Canadian
National Highway" mooted In Montreal, "The Interprovinclul Highway,"
so well advertised in south-eastern
British Columbia, "The All Red
Route," fostered In Winnipeg, and tho
'Canadian Highway," on whicli a
committee works In Vancouver, are
one and all misnomers, aud can accomplish little until re-named and unified-
After we have the road, under a
sufficiently strong organization, road
signs (which should be supplied by
the Municipalities), and suitable literature are the basic and competitive
factors that will govern success.
Climate
"The King's International Highway" is on an average two hundred
miles north of the Yellowstone Trail
and six hundred miles north of the
Lincoln Highway. For eight hundred miles the northern route runs
close to the Great Lakes. Climatically the advantage Is all ours.
Nature of Country.
With the exception of the Evergreen
Highway an unimportant and little
travelled route, the only American
transcontinental which does not have
to cross large desert areas Is the
northernmost one (Yellowstone and
National Parks Highway running to-
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Call and enquire about the remedy
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Arrival & Departure of Trains
/rom ArrWe
Montreal. Calgary ... dalljr 12.10 p.m.
Medlcint Hat,
Calgary, Local dally ax. Sun. 8.30 p.m.
Klmberley .... dally ex Sun. 3.10 p.m.
Qolden and Lake
Windermere..Wed. & Sat. 3.30 pm.
To Leave
Spokane, Vancouver..Dally 1220 p.m.
Calgary. Med-
clne Hat Local Dally ex Sun. 645 a.m.
Klmberley ... Dally ex Sun. 70S am.
Lake Windermere
t Ooldtn..Mon. ft Thurs. 0.00 am.
NOTE—Cranbrook time It one hour
later In each catt of arriving and
Itevlng.
O. T. MOIR,
gelher), and this one crosses the
mountains within seventy-ilve miles
of the Canadian border. The nature
of such desert ls described In the following, clipped from the Lincoln
Highway propaganda literature:
"The western portion of tho United
States between the slopes of the Rockies and the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Is. In the parlance of geologists 'a basin of interior drainage.' The vast territory embraced in this region has no natural
outlet to the sea. Imagine a vast lake
of mud. the size of Lake Michigan and
Lake Superior put together, sdrround
It with barren, jagged mountains, and
break tts Interminable desolation of
glaring white and yellow with black
pock-marks of ancient crater rings;
move live hundred foot columns of
swirling salt and alkali constantly
back and forth over Its shimmering
lieat waves. In whicli mirages of cool
springs and clustering trees mock the
eye; and surmount it with a thirsty
brazen ball of fire, which leaves not
n vestige of moisture on ity surface,
and you have some conception of the
barrier which nature has placed before man."
As to the northern route, the Yellowstone and Natlontl Parks, which
are blended for eight hundred miles
across Montana, the olllclal folder of
the Yellowstone for 1919 thus describes lt:
It Is only by contact with the quiet
grandeur of her mountains, the enormous length of tier rivers, the potentialities of her soil, that one may be
made to feel the soul of Montana-
... In that immense stretch not
one foot of waste appears,  no desert,
dangers. The far flung range country feeding Its thousands of cattle,
horses and sheep, with the fertile valley farms called ranches."
Contrast this with the chapter on
'Montana" ln a book published In San
(Continued on Page Four)
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0, O. Borgstrom, 0.0.
C. H. Colllnt. K. R. A 8.
Visiting brethren cordially Invited lo tttend.
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CKESTO-N DECIDES TO
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EAST KOOTENAY HOARDS
Casting   Vote   From Chairman
Is Required, However, To
Break Deadlock in Matter
At a recent meeting of the Creaton
Board of Trade, one ot thy matters
coming up for discussion was tlmt
of Creston joining up with the Associated Boards of Trade Of East Kootenay, This question has been hanging lire at Creston for two months or
so, in fact, ever alnci tht formation
of the Kast Kootenay organization
last May.
The report of the executive on the
matter favored alllliatioii after a very
thorough discussion, When a motion
to this effect was put to the meeting,
however, it resulted in a lio vote. A
casting vote being called for from the
chairman, who decided In favor of the
proposed altillutlon.
Among other matters or business
to come up at this meeting waa the
provision of water connections for the
stockyards there. A letter wus read
from the (.'. P, R. superintendent at
Cranbrook stating that after investigation It had been found that the
quantity of livestock shipped from
Creston did hol warrant the expense
of putting in u water service at the
corral]. He was also of the opinion
that lu view of the growth of the population of the Valley, the prospect was
for all the local cattle being needed
for home consumption.
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WATER NOTICE
DIVERSION AND USB
TAKE NOTICE that the Trustees ot
Kimberley School District whose address is Kimberley, B.C-, will apply
for a license to tako aud use 500 gallons per day of water out of Sullivan
Creek, which flows south-easterly
and drains into Klmberley Creek
about soutli east corner Block 12, Klmberley Townslte. The water will be
diverted from the stream at a point
near the old dam on wagon road Lot
*;iim. und will bo used for domestic
(School) purposes upon the land described as Lots 17, 18, 19, Block 11,
Klmberley Townslte. This notice
was posted on the ground on the 17th
day of August, VJ2H. A copy of tbis
notice and au application pursuant
thereto and to tho "Water Act, 1914,"
will be tiled in the ofllce of the Water
Recorder at Cranbrook, B.C. Objections to the application may be filed
with the said Water Recorder or with
the Comptroller of Water Rights,
Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.,
within -10 days after the first appearance of this notice In a local newspaper.
THK KIMBERLEY SCHOOL BOARD,
Applicants,
By N. W. Burdett, Sec.-Treas.,
Agent.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is August 26, 1920.
8-2G-41
DEPARTMENT OP PUBLIC WORKS
EXTENSION OP TIME
NOTICE Is hereby given that the
time for receiving tenders for tho construction of wharves at Graham's
Landing, B.C., and Carroll's Landing,
B.C., Ib hereby exteuded to Priday,
August 27th, 1920.
R. C. DESROCHERS,
Secretary.
Ottawa. August llth, 1920-
Pinning a Motor Road
(Continued from Page Three)
Francisco this spring, concerning a
tour over the Yellowstone ln August,
1019:
"Poor Montana! Burned, scorched
to ashes from four summers of bad
drought and no rain in six mouths!
llio rivers and streams were dry as
bones. 'Don't stop here for water'
was the familiar sign. We met hundreds or families driving out, in old
prairie .schooners with all tlieir house-
liold furniture aud cattle. They had
tried to raise crops and wero literally
driven out. The children looked pinched and starved; the men and women wero the color of leather. • . .
. . Before we had covered four
hundred miles across this state our
faces were burned, our lips so dry and
cracked that they bled, und our eyes
nearly burned out of our heads. The
dust was from six to eight inches
deep and tho roads were mostly
through sand-"
Candidly 1 do not like tliis method
of drawing attention to the paradise,
comparatively speaking, awaiting the
tourist iu our Canadian prairie country, but certainly in the above we have
have a widt choice.
There is also the question of the
mountains and hazards, Scarcely anybody but hates climbing to dizzy
heights In a motor car. A representative, of the Motor Route Book Company of Los Angeles recently Indicated the advantages of the Pike's Peak
Ocean to Ocean Highway over the Lincoln. The former, he says, crosses
only one summit, aud that of 0,000
feet, while tiie Lincoln Highway "crossed seven different summits, some of
them attaining an altitude of 7,000
feet, and often the motorist ls slxt;
or seventy miles from the nearest
point at which help could he obtain
ed."
I have no personal corroboration of
thc foregoing, but I know that thc
King's International Highway crosses the Great Divide via the Crows
Xest Pass at a height of only 4,450
feet, and the only other summit Is that
of the Snoqiiolamle Pass nt a height
of 3,100 feet, and that the highway
follows the railroad closely and passes towns at very frequent intervals.
Roads
On my pathfinding tour here was
encountered a large mileage of "dry
weather" roads, roads which though
I was never delayed an hour, It would
be difficult to negotiate during rains.
I at once enquired as to this feature of
the older named roads to the south.
The aforementioned map of the A. A-
A. shows only four to five hundred
miles of "all weather'' roads on tlie
Lincoln Highway west of Chicago, and
no other road north of Texas as much
as that. On our side, I am prepared
to say that on the King's International
Highway west of the longitude of
Chicago there uro not less than one
thousand miles of fast, all weather
roads. Moreover the official map
indicates the Lincoln as entirely all-
weather from Chicago to New York,
which Is certainly not the case. I took
pains to Inspect tlie easterly two-
thirds of this Chicago-New York section early ln June und my notes made
on the spot tell of "dry weather"
stretches of the worst sort. Even In
dry weather they were torrible.
Looked at from a purely selfish
.point of view of my own physical
comfort I would much rather return
to New York or Montreal over the
Canadian route than any other. This
decision has of course some relation
to a difficulty wc shall have to face
later on, viz, the heavy tourist traffic
wearing out tlie roads.
Distil ncre
Taking New York or Montreal as
equal starting points, the total length
of "The King's International Highway" is 3370 miles M against the Lincoln Highway from New York to San
Prnnclsco 3325; Pike's Peak Oceun to
Ocean Highway, also Now York to
Sun Francisco, 8608; Yellowstone
Trail New York to Seattle, 3594;
Roosevelt    National    Highway,    Sun
CITY WILL
(Continued from Page 1)
Francisco to Washington, 330S (to
New York, 3000; and by lho National
Parks Highway, from Now York to
Seattle, 3454.
It will be seen that the Canadian
routo te already the shortest transcontinental- When tho roud Is complete through British Columbia the
distance from Montreal to Vancouver
will be cut to ut the most 3225 miles.
These figures may or may not be Interesting, lu brief there can be Utile argument on the point Ten minutes study of the globe will prove that
ihe rotundity of the earth givts an lu*
iiiperable advantage to a routo going
through Canada; as indeed do nature
ind climate.
The final nr-Jbrnent which will probably bind thc bargain in hundreds of
cases in favor of our new road is the
alternative water route from the Soo
io Port William and Port Arthur or
Uuluth. This cun be followed conveniently with practically no more ex-
peuso than motoring .the distance,
aud affords a delightful sea voyage of
300 or 400 miles and cuts off 350 or
550 of the land journey. Thus today
the journey from Montreal to Vancouver enn be made with nbout 2800 miles motoring if taken by this route,
1850 in Canada and 050 In the United
States.
CoiM-lushm and Appeal
At the Vancouver Automobile Club
there is available for one dollar a
book containing log and story account
of the pathlindtng tour,. A map indicates the exact location of the road.
At the moment it Is only pinned to
the map; anybody can take it off. But
tlie fact will remain that the Vancou-
er Automobile Association has made
the Initial effort by actual travel to es
tablish a Canadian motor road.
We are prepared for disagreement
and criticism, hut In this, as in the
project in general, and more especially In future advertising of "Tiie
King's International Highway," we
ask and advocate fair play. It will
be well to recall the message of Captain Smith from the bridge of the Titanic and "Be British!"
HOSSLAND MINKRS VOTE
FOR CONSOLIDATED CO.
TO FIT IN OWN STOKE
By a unanimous vote, the miners
employed in the mines of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co.
of Canada. Limited, at Rossland, have
petitioned the company to put In a
store at Hossland similar to the one
thc company has been operating, for
the past two years at Trail. The
company hus the matter under con-
sideratfon.
WHY WAS NOT TIIK LASH
APPLIED TO THIS MEND I
Red Deer, Alta. — Arriving home
about midnight and finding his little
thirteen year old daughter in bed,
Dougull George, of Manville beat the
child so badly that she had to leave
her home in a nightdress and run to
neighbors for protection. George ap*
peured In police court at Munvllle on
August 9 charged with ill-treating his
child, and was penalized to the extent of $100 and costs or three
mouths at hard labor ln the provincial jail.    He paid the fine.    -
DEPARTMENT OF MIMTIA AND
DEFENCE
Notice tu li-Mcnihers of tlie Can-
mlli-ii Expeditionary Force
NOTICE is hereby given to all concerned that ex-members ot the Canadian Expeditionary Force who are
entitled to and who require post-discharge dental treatment must submit
their applications to tbe District Den-1 No-To-Bac has helped thousands to
tal Officer at the Headquarters of the \break tIie C0Bt'y- nerve-ahatterlng to-
District in which they reside on or |bftCCO hablt Whenever you have a
hefore 1st September, 1920. Appll- 1<mB,n* for a Bmoke or chew- JU9t
cations for dental treatment received ul*c« a -'armless No-To-Bac tablet In
Quit Tobacco
So easy to drop Cigarette,
Cigar, or Chewing Habit
MONUMENTS
Kootenay Granite & Mon-
■mental Co., Ltd.
General fitone Contractor! and
Monumental Works
rraat St, Heliee   P.O.fceiMt
afl^r 1st September, 1020, will not bo
considered.
(sgd.) EUGENE KISET,
Major General,
Deputy Minister, Militia and Defence.
Ottawa, August 11, 1920.
Note. — Newspapers will not be
paid for the advertisement If they Insert It without the authority of tht de-
.1-artaaaL
your mouth instead. Alt desire stops.
Shortly the habit Ib completely broken, and you aro better off mentally,*
physically, financially. It's so easy,
eo simple. Get a box of No-To-Bac
and If lt doesn't release you from all
craving for tobacco In any form, your
druggist will refund your money without question. No-To-Bac li made by
(be owner• ol CaacaMU; therefore U
MINISTER OF AGKIt'UL-
TUHK TO VISIT CRESTON
Hon. IC. D. Burrow, minister of agriculture at Victoria, accompanied by
deputy minister Warnock, are now
visiting various sections of tiie province in the interests of the work of
the department. They have spent
some time at Mission, und nt Vernon,
attending at the latter place the annual meeting of the Western Horticulturist!,', Entomologists' uud Plant
Pathologists' Association, which wus
la session lust week. Before returning to Victoria Mr. Barrow waB Intend
Ing to make a trip to Creston to look
over progress being mado there ut the
liistor soldier settlement area*
use and the total horsepower, suggested such a change could be effected
at a cost of possibly one thousand dol-
lurs; tiiut the total cost to the city
would probably not exceed three thousand dollars. He predicted when tlie
company supplied power that the services of only one man would be required.
He stated that a continuous service
could bo relied upon ut nil times; thut
the sub-station would bo modern and
operated by au automatic system and
no building will be required.
Mr. Donald said that ut one time,
ufttr discussing lho question with
Hon. Dr. King, Mlnisteer or Public
Works at Victoria, his company did
havo designs on the plant here.
The situation at Fertile was ulinost
identical with the situation lu Crati-
hrouli, he said. A Ihroe-phase system was moro economical from every
point of view, and ail systems now being Installed were of tllfl six-cycle
three-phase style.
Mr. Donald said thu terms under
Which power would bo supplied to
Crnnbrook were: for the first .iO.OOO
kilowatt hours per month 2*& cents
secont .10,000 2U cents; next 20,000 2
cents; next 20,000 1% cents; and all
over 100,000 per month 1*% cents; with
a minimum charge of $10,000 a year
for the service. This minimum charge
would mean thut 400,000 kilowatt
hours service would be given during
the year, which should be ample for
the requirements of the city for some
years.
Tho speaker was of tlie opinion
such an arrangement would mean eventually that Cranbrook would have
industries which would desire to tab
advantage of the low rate which could
he' given.
He said thai the power should be
kept separate from the lighting and
that the cos) ol changing motors is
stood by the company supplying power; the transformers und meters not
being affected hy the change in the
system.
Mr. Donald offered, and the council accepted, to supply plans free of
cost covering such changes as are
necessary, and slated he would have
an expert from the Canadian Westing-
house Company come here and look
over the motor equipment of power
users and advise the city as to the exact cost of making the changes.
Going Into tho question of the pro
gross being milde lu getting their
power plant going, Mr. Donald said
the location of the first plant would
be about t*even miles from where the
Hull River empties into the Kootenay; that an open ilume could not be
used to advantage because of the ox
tremely cold weather In thnt section;
that a wood stave pipe line was to be
used, which Ihey knew from experience in operations elsewhere, where
cold affected the supply by freez-ups,
would maintain a continuous service
at ull times.
He scouted the idea advanced hy
some that, there was not sufficient
Mow of water in Bull Hlver to glvo
the power necessary und quoted gov
ernment statistics to contradict this
claim. They hope to get tlieir dam
completeed this fall and are at present doing preliminary work on the
site. /
At the close of his remarks, Mr.
Donald was advised by Mayor Genest
that thc council would be glad to receive a contract for consideration, and
this Mr. Donald snld would be forth-
coming within n few days at the outside, at leust ln time for consideration at the next regular meeting, but
that a contract of ten years would be
desired, and in this event the ratepayers would have to be given a say
in the mutter by the submission of the
same for ther ratification.
Mayor Genest thanked Mr. Donald
for thc information which he had given the council and also for tendering
his co-operation in giving engineering
advcfl free, and the aldermen acqules-
ed.
The meeting then adjourned.
CAVALRY REGIMENT TO
HE  I'J.U'IIO AT  ROSS-
LAOT BY MILITIA DEPT.
Bccuhro of Die fact tlmt Hossland
Iiuh lind for 11 number of years a fine
brick armory unoccupied, the Militia
Department of tbe Dominion announces] that a squadron of cavalry under
the new militia organization, wllh he
established in tlte pioneer raining city
at an early date.
>*-**|UurmfU-- stssttstsit.
SHIPMENTS TO THAU,
SMKI.TKlt STILL HUH HIGH
Following is a list of the ore ship-
ments received at the Trail Smelter
during the week ended August 21st,
1020:
Mine and location Gross tons
Bluebell, Rlondel    314 0
Josie,  Hossland     171
Mandy, UPas, Man 1080
Molly Hughes, New Denver    23
Monnrch, Field     36 C
Venus, Carcross, V. T    34
Company Mines   7268
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framed train of solid eloepora bearing
tin; name of tiiu "Canadian National
Railways." Tha passengers oft Mils
train wero likewise whisked speedily
away in automobiles to the i-**-ke Windermere Camp which had been set an
a rendezvous for all the guests* Here
they met. an ofiicial welcome (rom tho
representative men mentioned and al-
bo from tho citizens of tlie district
generally, gathered from far and near.
The club house of the Camp had
been very tastefully decorated with
bunting und In tlie interior was exhibited a collection of one of-the most
magnificent collections of big game
heads, trophies of tlie chase from the
nearby mountains, thai has ever been
seen ln tbis part. These comprised
some magnificent elk heads especially, and all manner of furs mounted
and unmounted, but at the present
prices for skins, rich beyond the I
dreams of avarlco. In other parts
wero seen mounted specimens of the
big gume such as deer, grizzly and
black bear, and goats. Over the road
leading to the camp had been erected
an evergreen arch bearing a motto be-
low the provincial arms, "Klaliowya
Tillicum," a Chinook expression mean-
Ing welcome or good day, or any such
meaning as that, companions friends,
chums, just as each might In turn interpret the words.
On another part of the grounds, hidden from sight through being in a depression In the grounds, was encamped and assembled a gathering of many
scores of Shuswap and Kootenay Indians from tlie nearby reserves.
These descendants of a noble, race
were all clad in tlieir finest of bead-
work costumes, and braves, klooch-
men, boys and girls were all mounted on their oayuses* Each one of the
number had a history all tlieir own, or
else had an ornamental costume that
well repaid the examination. Near
by were pitched their picturesque and
smoke begrimed teepees. At the outskirts of this miniature village were
packers With a train of horses nll
ready packed aud ready for Iho tlmo
honored departure for the mountain
fastnesses.
Surrounding the club house woro
exhibits and samples also of tho produce of tho fields.
ln tbo short, time which was allowed tho guests hero they wero taken off
by tbo stewards and spent much of
their time as the spirit moved them,
in swimming in tho lake,-golfing, riding or visiting some of tbe nearby
farms. At the appointed hour they
all assembled to partake of refreshments nnd to witness the presentation
of prizes won by tho Indians having
the best native costumes- Tho judging lu this cuse was done by Mrs.
Dal ton C. Coleman, of Winnipeg, who
awarded tho honors to Louis N'anna,
a SI wash, winning the first, and Tat-
ley tlie second. To Mrs. Neas and
Mrs. .Martin San went the first and
second respectively as best of the
kloochnien; while Moses Isaacs won
the boys'.and Suzette Alpine won the
girls' prizes. All these awards were
presented in person by Lady Burnham
who spoke to each recipient a few
kind words of encouragement.
The ceremonies for the day closed
with the singing of "God Save tlie
King." after which the visitors were
escorted to their respective trains and
wished Godspeed as they departed lu
tho late afternoon on their journey
to tho west, going again via the north.
ln a gathering and fete such as this
it is hard to pick out any person to
whom L-pecial credit is due but amongst thc others whose work Is outstanding may possibly be mentioned
R. Randolph Bruce, George A. Dennett, Evelyn M. Snndllands, Charles
1). Ellis, PranclB C- Stockdale, James
L. McKay, R. Gladwyn Newton, AV. W.
Taynton. A. M. Chisholm, A. G. Cuthbert. John A. McCoskrle, Ed. Tunna-
cllffe Alex. Gilmour, Walter J. Nixon,
J. W. Sootheran und Mesdames Sundl-
llands and Cuthbert Miss Kittle, and
many members of tho reception nnd
other committees, to say nothing of
those wbo so generously loaned their
automobiles.
? V®* UP fa *» morning tired
and unrefreshed, with a dull, heavy head,
often amounting to headache, to feel low.
spirited and "blue"—are symptoms of Ij
self-poisoning by food poisons, not neutralized or eliminated by bowels, liver and
kidneys acting in harmony.
Beecham's Pills
help to remove the cause of
this trouble. They act gently and safely, but also
veryeffi-
Worth.GuineT^/^&ll        Cientty.
.   a box. .TiLXj.xmmi _
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You are Invited
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of Canada Limited
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Parchaaera of Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead Orel
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THE      CRANBROOK      HERALD
PAGE      FIVE
What is a
PHARMACIST?
A man may be a druggist simply because he owns,
operates or controls a store where drugs are sold, but the
real man of drugs with the knowledge to compound prescriptions, though ordinarily known as a druggist, Ib indeed the scientiflic pharmacist.
•Bring your prescriptions lo us where every degree of
Ability*, Knowledge and
Experience
PREMIER AND
(Continued from Pago One)
iii pharmacy are applied for your benefit, where drugs of
proven quality only are slocked, where their handling,
care aud combination are adequate for the needs of any
doctor, where your business is appreciated.
BRING YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS TO US.
CRANBROOK DRUG & BOOK GO.,
Day Plione 74
.Night Phone 26
ALL MAIL  ORDERS  PROMPTLY  ATTENDED  TO
OUR SUNDAY HOURS ARE 4 to 5 P. M. and 8 to 9 P. M.
TRIANGULAR CONTEST
SEEMS LIKELY NOW
IN RIDING OF YALE
was decided to put a candidate in the FERNIE LAD MEETS
field under ther banner.     It was un-;
anlmously decided to offer this nom-j DEATH IN ACCIDEN
inutlou to Mr. Tom Richardson, now, *
In Vancouver, and formerly a memner
of the British parliament,
Government, Llhernl nnd Socialist Candidates Likely
to Have Hats In Ring
Fernie- — Word reached here on
Many will FrWtiy laat from Eureka, .Montana, or
remember Mr- Richardson waa re-jt]le (,ef;tll of Hie ttm year old 8on of
ceutly in Cranbrook speaking on the John poflblolanelk, of this city. The
prohibition platform. It Ih not yet ume fellow was
known whether he intends to accept
the nomination tendered him.
LIRERAL LEADER
SALLIES FORTH TO
CONQUER THE WEST
Ottawa
of Western i.'anad;
Considerable interest attaches to j
the forthcoming bye election lu the |
federal constituency of Yale, where
the retirement of Martin Burrell from
the Cabinet has created a vacancy.    ,
The government standard bearer is
expected to be J. A. McKelvie, editor
of the  Vernon  News, and there will
also be a Liberal nominated to content  the  riding.       Constituency  conventions for these parties are expec-jhas not yet been finally
ted to be held at Pentlcton within the J understood  that Mr.   King is
next few weeks, the dntes depending) to commence his tour at Victoria ab-
somewhat on when the writ for the
election is issued-
thrown to the ground
when the horse he was riding started
to run away.    He was not able to dls-
engage one foot from the stirrup, and-
ras dragged along the ground for a
considerable distance beforo the horse
came to a standstill.     The body was
broughi to Fernle for burial.      The
boy was a bright little fellow, und his
Arrangements for a tour j loss   will  be keenly felt    by    many
be made this   friends.     The parents are old and 88-
fiill by Hon Mackenzie King have al-\ teemed residents of this city, and thej
most beeu completed*    While the de- have the sympathy of a large circle
Unite date for opening the campaign [of friends.
:ettled, It Is  ■ • ■
likely    I-et us supply you with your next
At a soclnllst-lanor convention held
lu Summerland last Friday, attended
by  some  forty  or   fifty   delegates,  it
counter sales books. We have a com-
out September 25, and that during the plete line and*prices are as low as
sis or seven weeks following ho will' tbe out-of-town fellow will give you.
address meetings in every city of Im- ■ The Cranbrook Herald.
porta nee in British Columba. Alberta.]  -» .
Saskatchewan and Manitoba. ' HKAD THK HERALD, j\JM A TRAR
GRASSES OF CANADIAN PRAIRIES
MAKE MOUNTAINS OF BUTTEK
but also of ascertaining tho change
that has come over rural conditions.
In ull partis of the country the automobile may be considered u fairly
good evidence of prosperity or thi
tack of it- It is an evidence also of
up-to-date methods- lu Ontario the
auto is ahout as generally used by faring forced by lho younger generation
which is saying a good deal. In Ontario also a number ol farmers are
inking the weekly ball holiday, just
the same as the people in Ibe cities
and towns. Undoubtedly tliis is being forced by the younger geneeratiou
which is unable to ne'e why Lho farmer should not have half a day off as
well as the city people, Tho eastern
farmer today Is working along new
llnej*.
Aside irom other tilings the eastern
farmer has to bid against tho oltles
und towns for labor, which partially
explains the Introduction of better
working conditions it also puts him
up ftgalnet the labor problem in a manner unknown to thu fanner ou Uio
plains. Both Buffer through lack of
labor; but in the wesl there is no such
development in manufacturing as is
being experienced in Ontario und Oue
bee. Hydro-elecu ic energy has transformed these provinces, and the rise
of uew industrial cities has started a
streem of labor trom tlie farms. This
f I apparently can only be offset by of-
Jj ter Ing as good labor conditions as the
factories. This condition of affairs
muy not lust; hut it is ono which tlie
farmers must face today. It is all
right, to talk of these manifestations
being bad for thu country; but tlie
worker Intends to take his chance ou
tiiat.
The Imperial Press Conference hold
at Ottawa has received a great deal
of attention, and naturally so. It was
hardly the epoch-making event, however, that some described It. From a
distance ft seemed to look very much
more Important than it wus close up.
As a pre.,,-"* conference, Indeed, it was
In some respects a kind of disappointment. There were few notable addresses during Hit sessions, though
there were a number of notable ones
at the attendant festivities.
John W, Dafoe, of the Manitoba Free
Press, mado possibly the most Important contribution to tlie proceedings,
standing up manfully for tho Canadian point of view, on the subject of
Imperial relations. Ho said that dependence was out of tho question, ami
ihat Canada from now on must be
considered an equal with tlie Motiier
Country. In plain but courageous
language he stated the position, and
was heartily applauded. If the delegates were looking for Canadian opinions, they did not, outside of Dafoe'e
remarks, get much of it at Ottawa.
There were ahout thirty Canadians In
attendance, but Dafoe was the only
one who had the courage to state the
Canadian viewpoint. The rest either
said nothing or merely re-echoe* tiie
opinions of those from overseas. It
is remarkable bow some of the native
born lose tlieir tongues in the presence
of a lord or a duke- It did not seem
to occur to tlie average Canadian delegate that if be were to be accepted
on a basis of equality he should be ex-
pected to take an equal part In the
discussion. In Imperial matters, to
l>e merely a sounding board for overseas matters Is tlie very tiling that
lie people of tills country do not
want. Incidentally, to hear the Duke
of Devonshire say "My lords and gentlemen" was to he expected, for he
could not very well address those of
.his rank in any other way; but to
have a Canuck say this Is a little too
much.
A great deal has been said on the desirability of co-operate action on the
part of the press of the Empire; but
the discussion on matters ot business
soon brought out the fuel that the problems of the press In the British Isles,
Australia or Xew Zealand were not
those of the press of Canada. In this
country newsprint at H\*i cents Is considered high, but it comes as high as
22 cents ln the Antipodes. The way
some   of   the   Australian publishers
criticised tlie Canadian newsprint ma-
kers for prices was rather startling.
They also had their own opinions ab-
nit the size of Canadian dallies- In
itnmistakeable language they said it
was no use uttering a lot of fine talk
about Imperial co-operation and then
"soaking" them for paper- There was
no convincing them that the state of
affairs could nut be changed. The
trouble is tiiat the talk of imperial
partnership Ims hvvn carried to such
lengths Hint It has given rise to expectations that cannot be met.
lu thu matter of cable services, the
problems or the press lu the Antipodes
are not those of the press of Canada
Ih*- best cable copy can, In this country, he secured at very reasonable rnt-
CS because of our proximity to the United States, where some of the greatest papers in the K iglUh-speaking
world are published. The explana-
ion Is that thc heavy portion of the
expense falls on them and they Hell the
cables in Canada for very nearly what
lltey can get. It ls idlo to say that
this is doctored matter; for the very
besl papers in the United States insist on getting die truth. It is true
that some good may come of tlie pro
poseed wireless service throughout the
empire, but if this is feasible, the big
news agencies of the world will have
it first.
LATE GRANT DOWNING
WAS PROMINENT
HOTELMAN IN
the soldier settlers who have taken up
laud in British Columbia. Oa tho
whole they aro making good, he snyB.
B.l'. Loans amounting u> over $70,000,000
have been approved to date, lie states,
and of this sum |60,000,ooo has already boon disbursed in cash. There
have been practically no defalcations
to date.
CLAIM JUVENILES
HAVE BEEN PLACING
-    SIMKES ON TRACKS
C, Y. H. investigators are trying to
put a stop to the practice of placing
obstructions on the companys tracks
in the Crows Nest section. In con-
tlnuance of .this campaign four Juvenile offenders were lately summoned to
appear in court at Coleman, Alta- Tlie
use arses out of tho discovery on
August 11 last of sixteen spikes on the
rails west, of Coleman, in front of
train So. G8. The boys are all ot juvenile age. !
Referring to thc death of Grant
Downing, formerly ot Jaffray and
Fernie, whlcb occurred last Wednesday iii Vancouveer. brief mention of
which was made in the Herald liwt
week, the Vancouver Sun says:
"One of British Columbia's best
known hotel men, In the person of Mr.
(Jrant Downing, passed away at the
General Hospital yesterday morning.
The deceased, who was 55 years of
age, was operated on last Thursday
for gall etonts, and was on the road
to recoveery, whence suddenly took
a turn for the worse on Tuesday evening.     He is survived by his wife.
"The late Mr. Downing was born In
California, but had spent much of bis
lift. In this province. For years he
was associated with T. H. Whelan in
business in this city.      The deceased
was a prominent member of the Elks. 	
having belonged for years to the Kal-
fspell, Montana. lodge.     he funeral  Only Tablets with "Bayer Cross'
arrangements will be under the auspi
HMMHIt OV <-. \Y. V. A. NOW
IN 11. ('. GOVT. SEBVICE
By an order-in-councll passed re-
cently by the Oliver Oovernment, Mr-
Harvey W. Hart, a veteran of the
South African and European wars, and
looked upon as the actual founder of
tbe Great War Veterans' Association
of Canada, has beeu appointed to the
position of secretary of tlie provincial
bureau of information.
THERE IS ONLY ONE
GENUINE ASPIRIN
es of l
brothers,
California
here."
s local Ii. p. 0. E. Two
who have beea residing In
.    are    nevv  en  their  wiv
are Aspirin—No others!
If you want newi while It newa.
•mbBcrtbe for tha Herald
NO DEFALCATIONS OJf
SOLDIER SETTI.OIEXT
„       LOANS. SAYS ASHTO.N
Major E. J. Ashton, of Ottawa, a
member of the Soldier Settle-ment
Board, iias lately been louring the
country, and whle at Victoria recently gave out a statement relative to
the work of the board- A number of
tiio Soldier Settlement Board offices
are being closed up with the curtailment of the work, antl the smaller centres are being amalgamated with the
larger ones, ao that it Is not unlikely
thai British Columbia will experience
some changes, in common with other
pffrts of the Dominion, Major Ashton
reiwrts favorably on the character of
If rou don't
i   the   tablets,
■t Aspirin .11 all,     ^^^^^^^^^^
t   on genuine "Bayer Tablets   of
«ee the "'Raver Cross"
refuse  them—they   art
In
Aspirin" plainly stamped with the safety
"Mayer Cross—Aspirin prescribed by
physicians for nineteen years and proved
n.-f*   by   million*   for  Headache,   TOOth*
tithe. Earache, Rheumatism, Lumbago,
Colds,   Neuritis,   and   Pain   generally,
Hardly tm boifrj-, of 1*2 tablet-—also
larger "Bayer™ packages. Made in
Cans da.
Aspirin te the trade mark (registered
in Canada), of Bayer Manufacture of
'Vonoaceticaddester of Salicylicacid.
While it :s well known that Aspirin
mean! Bayer manufacture, lo tthetet the
public ajrainst imitation'-, tbe Tablets of
Barer Company, Ltd., will be stamped
with their general trade mark, thu
"flgyw CrtMf
Evangeline   Immortalized   in   Bronze
Alberta's 1920 contribution to
the butter market waa a fair sized
lump weighing ten and one-half
million pounds tbat put 96,612,600
into tbs butter-makers' pockets.
Tke quality ot this butter was unquestionable aa atteited by the fact
tkat Alberta carried off tbe flrsl
three prises for block butter at the
reeeit National Dairy Council Exhibition held at Winnipeg Alberta's
butter eut»ut Increased during thc
PMt four years almost 40% In
volume aid ever 123% ln value.
There are 66 co-operative cream-
tries ln tbe province—all community
owned and operated, and 18 privato-
kr owned ond operated.     In addi-
i»l»ft«OllM»-Nftlft1
CAT TLB   IN4LFALFA   fi/fL£>
centers hucIi as Calgary, Edmonton,
Left bridge mid Medicine Hat, large
centralized creameries or dairies.
These operate collection branches or
(■roan, buying stations along the railway linea.
Cheese making has become a considerable industry too, but does not
keep pace in growth with the butter
industry an farmers generally prefer
lo Bell their cream and feed tbe milk
by-product to growing stock. Eleven
chceso factories are in operation In
the province and turned out In 1920
a half million pounds valued at
$140,000. i
Dairying ls fast becoming one of
vlnces, following close on the heels
of grain growing and.stock raising.
Mixed farming has been strongly ad*
vocaled to Canadian farmers and
they have seen its advantages, Today It Is generally practised, If O
crop falls, disaster Is not the re>
suit, there Iti always plenty of drafting and fodder to Insure the weakly
cream check for the man with a
dairy herd. The progress of tho
dairying industry has been very
much helped by the Increased cultivation in irrigated territories. Al*
ft-lfa Ib the greatest fodder yet discovered for dairy cattle, and Is bringing
wonderful   prosperity   to    	
bit- Utfu-rta. ai Ik. into mm.\Z£Z,Ottm^mt^sltiLmZ
SAY "DIAMOND DYES"
Don't streak or ruin your material In a
poor dye. Inslit on "Diamond Dyes."
Eaiy directions In package.
"FREEZONE"
Lift Off Corns!    No Pain
Doesn't hurt a bit! Drop a little
"Freezone" on an aching corn, Instantly that corn stops hurting, then
shortly you lift It right off wltb fingers.    Truljrl
Your druggist soils a tiny bottle of
'Freeione" for a few cents, sufficient
to remove every hard oorn, toft corn,
or eon between tho toes, and tho eal-
(1) At the unveiling of the statue of Evangeline by Lady
Burnham, when the Imperial
I^ess Conference party visited
Grand Pre, N.S.
(2) Some members of the party
assembled around Evangeline's
well.
Five continents were represented
at thc unveiling of ibe akett.e of
Evangeline, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia.
Nearly all those present belonged
to tbe Imperial Press Tonference
party, and the unveiling ceremony
waa perfoi.ned by Lady Burnham.
who said :
"Evangeline Is the beautiful conception of an American poet whose
•erses we learnt to read on both
Bides of the Atlantic when we were
children. History bas Shed another
light on the Acadian story, w> voi>
today that Urltlsh policy wns not as
blftck as it was painted. Whatever
may be the truth ot thi* slory, aa a
woman, and an English woman, l
shall always regard it its one nf .he
moot painful episodes In mir annuls.
~      I aM ll** fflftftl old -Jaj* He
'I up forever, r-nd frnrn th» fate
of Evan leltne bas sprung a grest
wave nr sympathy w'.irh has -been
carried on ihe healing hand nf time.
It is a good omen that the beautiful
"nn, Gcd's bealli tt hand should bo
■ ting - i""i lis all lod iy, who nr-1
her-' to do honor to thai sweol
woman Undci thoso rips In yaiir
Wonderful land so full *'f beauty and
pyomlse thc old haired is dead. 1
hove   now   tbe   great
privilege of unveiling the statue ol
Evangeline." i
The statue, which is of bronre, is
the worfc of Henri Hehert from a
model by bis rather the late Philippe
IlebSrt, a descendant of the Ara-
dlnns of whom Kvangoltne was one.
It is a magnificent work of art, and
was presented to the Park at Orand
Pre by the Dominion Atlantic RaJW
way. which is uw part ol lho d 1*. an, PAGE SIX
THS     CBAI1100I     HBBAI.B
August 26th, 1920
Over tbe Cea Cups
Iniura with Dealu & Elweli-
+    +    -f
Tho Royal poolroom is brightening
up its front by some new signs and
other improvements.
+   +   +
Mason £ Rlsch .pianoforte In splendid condition,  for sale cheap.    Star
Second Hand .Store*
+   +   +
E. Grade linoleum, fl-40 per square
yard-
Cranbrook Exchange
Our low prices win every time.
+    +    +
W. H. Wilson, the jeweller, is giving  his  store front n coat of fresh
paint, which will improve appearances greatly,
+    +   +
Ihat lie- Noble, Ltd., local druggist*,
agent   for   Tcuiplcton'a Limited has
samples of  Rheumatic  Capsules  and
RAZ-MAH for Asthma und liny Fever.
+    +    +
W, K. Cameron is the proud possessor ot a line new Boven-pn&sengeer car,
one of the prettiest autos seen hereabouts tliis season.
+ . +   +
f 0 If S 1»
between tho City Hall and the Old
Curoslty  Shop,  HO degrees of heat.
Owner can have the same by proving
ownership. Ht
+ + +
Beale & Elweli have a few houses
fur sale cheap with eusy terms- The
opportunity to buy yourself a home at
the old prices will not laat much longer. Sea Beale & Elwell's list and
buy now.
+ + +
Harry Morrison, formerly of Rossland, who suffered an accident In the
mines there by which ho has practically lost his sight, has opened up for
business with Mrs- Morrison, at the
Kimberloy Hotel, Klmberley, B.C.
+   +    +
Tungsten Lamps, 40w 46o
Tungsten lamps, 50w BOc
Cranbrook Exchange
Our low prices win every time.
+ + +
Tho Christ Church Guild will hold
n sale of work and cooking at the
Parish Hall on Thursday, Septembor
Uth, at 3 o'clock p.m. Afternoon tea
served. 8-26-2t
+   +   +
Place your title deeds and bonds In
a safety deposit vault-     The Beale &
Elweli deposit vault ls a local enterprise-    Boxes to rent
+   +' +
lew hi:WAitii
Abovo reward will be paid to any
person that will cause a good, heavy
rain, without hall. Full particulars
at lhe Old Curiosity Shop, Hanson
Avenue, 2t
+   +   +
J- F- Harbinson, of Cranbrook, formerly president of the West Kootenay
Poultry and Pet Stock Association,
writes to Nelson friends that there
will bo many Cranbrook entries for the
Nelson fall fair. John Johns, a Cranbrook fancier, is getting ready a
string of birds to bring over. — Nelson Dally News.
+    +    +
A forest firo at Rampart was reported this week to be going strong.
The continued dry spell has created
a hazardous situation in respect to
fore.it fires, und the air has been heavy
with smoke.
Sewing machine needles for all
makes i>f machines can be bad at the
Cranbrook Exchange. Our low prrl-
es win every time.
+ + +
Services at the Baptist Church for
the next few weeks will be conducted
by Rev. Mr. Baker, of Vancouver, wbo
is spending his holidays in the Kootenay. ,
•t + +
A 1921 Chautauqua has boen assured for Cranbrook, tbe contract to
that effect having been signed by close
upon half a hundred interested citizens of the community. A few more
signatures were being attached to
the dreument this week before it
was completed.
Social-Personal
<KANBROOK HAS
REPRESENTATION
TO MEET  VISITORS
Messrs. G- J. Spreull, Col. Hunger-
ford Pollem and Major Hicks left on
Sunday hy cur for Windermere, and
were present there on Monday at tiie
reception toudered to the Imperial
Press Delegates now touring the coun
try. lt was expected that a much
stronger delegation would be present
from Cranbrook, but others who had
expected to make the trip were for
one reason or another prevented.
Tho road up the Windermere Valley
is not In very good shape at present,
according to tlie report of those in the
ear, and unfortunately the scenic attractions that district presents were
greatly marred by the smoke wliich
has been lying heavily enough to blot
out most of tiie landscape.
In addition to representatives of the
Windermere District Board of Trade.
0. P. R. officials, and others who participated in the reception, Messrs. Adolph, McNabb and Ross, of the Mountain Lumbermen's Association, were
also present.
The visitors arrived In tlieir twenty-
two cars, made up into two special
trains about 1-30 p.m., and during the
three hours or so spent at the Camp,
inspected the Indian display staged
for their benefit, and also the samples
of minerals and other products of the
district, whicli had been put on exhibition. A noteworthy feature was said
to be the collee-tlon of animal heads
and furs which decorated the interior
of the main building) at the Camp,
and indicating something of thc big
game resources of the district-
Refreshments were served but there
was no program of speeches during
the afternoon. ,,
[    Tho party returned to the city on
I Tuesday.
NOTED ENGLISH
MINING ENGINEER
ON VISIT TO CITY
Harry H- Yuill, representing Bain-
bridge, Seymour & Co., of London,
England, mining engineers, arrived
here on Monday from Rossland and
Trail, where he was located for sometime a number of years ago. Beforo
going eust Mr. Yuill stopped off here
to pay a visit to his old old chum in
the mining game, Superintendent E.
G. Montgomery, of the Sullivan Mine-
Mr. Yuill marvelled at the development which is going on at the big
lead-zinc property at Kimberley.
Mr. Yuill has a reputation as a mining engineer which is known far and
wldo. He hus visited South Africa
and India ln the interests of clients,
aud has been wonderfully successful.
es-SdVi mm*t/ym mttj^e *et^» wee\f^m
"9
CLEAN SWEEP SALE
Everything in SUMMER WEAR MUST <0 it ROCK BOTTOM PRICES.
SALE COMMENCES SATURDAY, AUGUST 28th.
35% DISCOUNT on all STRAW HATS
as long as they last.
20% DISCOUNT on all  CANVAS SHOES
I'or Ladies, Men and Chlldrren.
SPECIALS in BOYS' SUITS
Duster Suits, regular $3-25, on sale   12.60
Buster Suits, regular 12.26, on sale 1.60 j I
and 35% DiHconnt on All Other Suits
LADIES' WEAR
Overall Aprons, regular (1.60 and f 1.26. on sale 11.00 Mcb , I
Whlto Underskirts, regular $2.26. on sale f 1.60
SNAP IN HOSIERY
Olrls' Wlilto Hose, all sizes 8 pairs lor 11.00    ,
Women's Wlilto Host  8 pairs (or 11-00 '
Children's Socks, all colors, regular 86c sale price   (te
BOYS' SUMMER JERSEYS
Ilcgular S5c, on salo  Me
LADIES' UNION SUITS
Iti'Rular $1.35, on sole    $1.10
MOFFATT'S VARIETY STORE
'""■Vii  aym Hftn iHfitt sejtm ittffmm r^jyin^ft^
ANOTHER TRIBUTE
to the
WILLIS PIANO
WILLIS PIANOS, LTD.
Dear Sirs: Allow me to congratulate you on your
piano, which we have had the pleasure of using at our
Chautauqua concert.
It is one of the finest instruments we have ever met
with and we were pleasantly surprised to And such a high
standard ln Canadian pianos.
Wishing you continued success,
Very truly yours,
NICOLAI ZEDELER,
With Ellison White Chautauqua.
SHOWROOMS AT FINK MERCANTILE CO*,
CRANBHOOK
L
It ia good to It* safe. Complete protection aialnit tin, Slcknaia, Injur.
Auto Collision. Alas Vtt Iniurence.
Cranbroolt Agency Co.
C. Leask and wit* motored io from
Waldo this week.
R. E. Beattie was a business visitor
at Creston this week.
Major Mallardtne of Creston was a
visitor in the city this week.
Mrs. H L. Sawyer, Klngsgate, was
is. guest in tlte city yesterday.
Mrs. C. 1.. Ruffs and daughter ar
rived liere from Moyle Tuesday.
J. 1) McBride, a former well known
Crunbrook business man, la a guest tu
the city.
Alderman Flowers aud family ure
leaving Saturday for a two weeks vacation at Calgary.
Mrs. M. Hrown and Mrs, W. A. Barter, of Jaffray, were visitors in tl"
city this week.
Mrs. DeBrlts, of Seattle, lias arrived hero on a visit to the home of Mr.
and Mrs. J. P, Fink.
Mr. W. P. Harris, Eastport, and
Mrs. 1). Wilson, Klngsgate, were
guests ln the city this week.
Mrs. J. H. Brown has beeu confined
to hed this week witli an acute attack
of tonsllltls. ,
Mr. und Mrs. J. S. Taylor and young
son left here Tuesday to visit another son in Los Angeles.
Mrs. Linden, and Miss F. Linden.
Edmonton, Alberta, were guests ln
tlie city between trains this week.
Ceorgs Dixon, accountant for A. C.
Bowness, Limited, returned yesterday from Nelson, where he had been
on u visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Oreen, ot St.
Edmund's Ranch, are enjoying a week
of vacation while Mrs. Oreen is con
valesclug.
F. Elsey, ot Kamloops, Is relieving
ut the C. P. R. Telegraph olllce In the
absence of Operator McLean, who ls
on a vacation.
J. H. Caldwell, the Klngsgate vet
erinary, accompanied by Mrs. Cald.
well, were guests ln the city for a
time Oils week.
Aide/man F. A. Dunn, who Is wit!'
the staff of the B.C. Spruce Mills, Limited, a'. Wattsburg, was a business
visitor ln the city yesterday.
Mrs. T. Bates is returning to her
home at Klngsgate today, after a visit of ten days or so at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Jecks.
Mrs. H. Logon, of Calgary, with her
daughters, Marjorie and Eileen, are
visitors here this week, staying with
Mrs. Crawford, Oardeu Avenue.
Mrs. J. D. McDonald and little child
who have been guests of Mr. and Mrs.
E. O. Montgomery at Klmberley, have
left for their home in Rossland.
O. L, Agnew, who has beeu the accommodating pharmacist at the Crunbrook Book and Drug Co.'s store here,
le leaving for Vancouver neit week.
Muster Harvey Birce ls quarantined
within the confines of the yard of his
home on Armstrong Avenue as the result of a mild attack of scarlet fever.
Mrs. Shields, sen., and daughter,
Miss Shields, arrived here this week
from Toronto. Miss Shields Is taking a position on the new high school
staff.
Wilbur Hill, who Is located at Bull
River ln the employ of the Lumber
Company there, on the office staff, was
here for the week-end, visiting his
family.
Oeorge Baker, a native son, who
left Cranbrook a number of years ago.
arrived In the city this week on a vis-
It to his father, coming from Detroit, Mich.
A few welcome drops of rain fell on
Wednesday evening, Just enough to
dampen the sidewalks and to tantal
lie us when we were looking for a
real downpour.
Considering the extent of Us Injur
les, Reg. Johnson ls making line progress recovery from his accident recently, when he fell from the top of
a caboose at Moyie.
A. R. McLean, accountant at the
Royal Bank, is taking his vacation,
and hrs gone to New Westminster to
visit Mrs. McLean and child. He will
be gone about two weeks.
P. A. Magrath and C. I. Bodkin, Bull
River, have been tn the city this week.
O. B. Thresher and wife were guests
In the city this W6*k from Jaffray,
making the trip by auto.
Miss Margaret Johnston, M.A., ot
the Winnipeg Collegiate Institute,
who ls visiting Mrs. Donahoi at Wardner, spent Chautauqua weak In town
th* guest of Mn. Franklin Constant-
It*
FARMERS' PICNIC
HELD THIS WEEK
AT INVERMERE
(Special to the Herald-
Invermere, B.C.. August 25. — Th*
first old-time farmers' picnic and field
day was held this week on the grounds
adjacent to the Dominion Oovernment
Experimental station. The event
took place under the auspice* of th*
Windermere District Farmer*' Institute, and considering it was th* first
effort of its kind, lt must be considered a success. After lunch those present were shown about the Farm by
Superintendent Newton, and the experiments being curried on were lucidly explained. This was followed
toy addresses dcliverod ty R. Q. Newton, USA.. Superintendent of the Experimental Station; Professor King,
of thc University of British Columbia;
Col. J. S. Dennis, ot Montreal, Chief
Commissioner for tho Q. P. R. ot the
Departtneut of Colonization aud Development; R. Randolph Bruce, C.E..
MUS., und Mr. I..urence Mitchell,
Director of tlle Dulrymen's Association of British Columbia All the
speakers wero listened to wltll rapt
intention. The meeting was presld
ed over by Mr. Arthur Taylor, the president of the Institute.
NEW VORK HIKI.S
HERE ON WAV TO
COAST BV AUTO
Two young women, hailing from
New York City, arrived here last Saturday and remained for a short time.
They were en route to Vancouver, having made the Journey by auto and,
camped out during the entire trip.
They were In a small runabout auto,
and had the most compact camping
outlt seen here this season. They report having had a most delightful trip.
Mrs. George Moth of Edmonton ar.
rived here yesterday for a brief visit
and to accompany homo her little
daughter Patty, who has been a -guest
for some time at the home of Mrs.
Walter Read.
James Finley, the pioneer Cran-
brooker, camo in Inst Suturduy from
his home at Shawnigan Lake, B.C
Joining Mrs. Fink.v. who lias been in
the city for some time at the Lums
den Avenue home they still retuin.
C- P. R. Telegraph Operator McLean
is taking his vacation. "Mac" has
been at his old home in Rossland, accompanied by Mrs. McLean, and they
will visit other points before return
ing to Cranbrook,
A. Bruce Ritchie, of the engineering
staff of the Consolidated Mining and
Smelting Co. of Canada, Limited, was
ln the city Tuesday. Mr. Ritchie is
ut the Sullivan Mine on business and
will leave for his headquarters ln
Trail on Thursday.
Mrs, C. F. Nidd left on Tuesday of
this week, returning to Portage la
Prairie. Man., after a pleasant hell
dny of n six weeks or so at the home
of'her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Chester,
of this city. Mr. Nidd preceded her
a short time before.
The good work of the city water
wagon In sprinkling the streets is
appreciated moro and more these hot
and dusty days by merchants and pedestrians generally, who on Roing to
the olllce or store in the morning find
the streets nicely soaked and the dust
laid, for a time at least.
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. N. W. Bur-
dett, of Kimberley, will regret to learn
that a babe was still born to them
at the Cottage Hospital here on Saturday night of last week, August 22.
All will be pleased to learn that Mrs.
Burden ls convalescing.
Mrs. H. S. Oamble arrived here accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Jewel
from Michigan, recently, where they
had been for some time. Mrs. Gamble
accompanied her sister to Rossland,
leaving last Sunday, and will visit
there for some time. Mr. Gamble
went as far as Nelson with them.
Harry Hunter, of the EmpreBS Mn::-
ufacturlng Conipuny, Vancouver, accompanied by Mrs. Hunter, and Mr.
and Mrs. John Wilson, also of Vancouver, arrived here by r.uto and were
guests until Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs
Thos. Cavin leaving via Spokane for
the Coast again.
After spending their vacation In this
vicinity and at Klngsgate paying fro
qucnt visits to the hospital where
their father lias been confined sinco
his accident some time ago, Winnie
and Herbert Johnson, children of Reg.
Johnson, went back to thc convent
school at Plncher Creek on Monday.
Sergt. Poss, of the R. C. M. P., Fernle, who has been working on the
bandit case searching for the train
robbers, arrived In the city thla week.
The annual Methodist Summer
8chool and Camp Is in progress this
week nt Green Buy. The session
proper commenced on Tuesday, and
the camp will continue for ten days.
Preparation hud been made for about
fifty to participate, all ages and denominations being represented, and
eleven or twelve tents were brought
into use for sleeping, dining, etc.
Mr. and Mrs. W, H. Wilson and
daughter, Miss Jean, and Mrs. I. L.
Cross and daughter, sister and niece
of Mr. Wilson, left thia week on ta
auto tour, heading east. They were
going to make for Calgary via Mac
l*od, and from there epected to pro-
end oa la Lata Loatsa
SissmJ^waieKis.
Many a young woman ln thia city is wearing a premature old
look through detective
eyesight. There are
wrinkles on her forehead which have so
business thoro.
llefe-'tlre Vision
la the cause.      When
reading ls an effort and
tbe brows pucker, lt In
time to come to ua.
W.  H.  WILSON
Jeweler and Optlrluu
I
We
House of Hobberlin
rWlFPlflMlW
CLOSE OF CHAUTAUQUA
WBKK PROVIDES NONE
PINE PROGRAMS
Little Fault Can be Found on
the Whole With ClasH of
Entertainment -Nit-en
The closing of ttie Chautauqua program last Saturday brought to an end
what many are disposed to consider
the beet Chautauqua Cranbrook has
yet enjoyed. Certainly it seems to
have been Uie most successful In
point of finances* attendance and Interest generally. ,
From an intellectual bill of fare
presenting such a vavlcty of food for
thought it difficult to pick out any par*
tlcular numbers aud designate them
as the outstanding items. It seems
generally agreed, however, that the
play presented on Thursday evening
by the New York Kelghley Players, "It
Pays to Advertise," perhaps represented the class of entertainment holding tl e most universal appeal. Tlie
tent was packed, there not being sufficient seating accommodation for everyone- The amusing play was very
cleverly presented, and the company
waB accorded a very warm recption,
which they quite properly deserved-
On the lecture program there was
certainly enough to satisfy the desire for something "meaty." Por sheer
eloquence, coupled with a very apparent knowledge of his subject, and
that a subject which is of considerable concern to Canadians generally
■—"Some Political Problems Pacing
John Bull and Uncle Sam" —Captain
Norman Imrle probably made the
strongest appeal.
Along quite defferent lines was the
lecture cf Senator C. H. Poote, of New
Zealand, who spoke on "Social Redemption," and especially outlined the
steps his country has taken In order
to meet the changing conditions of
life the last decade has brought about.
He showed how notwithstanding Its
Isolation geographically from what
has been recognized as the centre of
the world's civilization. New Zealand
has,put upon Its statute books some of
the most progressive legislation along
social lines of any country. Their
wide awake policy in the development
of natural resources has enabled them
to avoid many of the pitfalls which
other nations have met. Mr. Poole
is a politician in his own country, but
he was big enough (metaphorically aa
well as physically) to put politics out
of his address here, and it was all the
more Informative and easy ot assimilation on account of it-
Concerning Dr. Qeorge Adam there
is some room for difference of opinion. It was expected he would give
an address on Lloyd Qeorge, but he
was prevailed on at the last to speak
instead on Sir Harry Lauder, He
had the advantage of an intimate
friendship with this well known com'
edlan, and showed how In his own way
Lauder had contributed hit "bit" to
the allied cause. Having known the
Scotch singer only by the impression
his singing has made, it was Interesting to hear of the more serious side
of his life, presenting, It must be admitted, some admirable traits. But
the people went to hear nbout Lloyd
George, and there wns some justifiable
criticism of Dr. Adam's lecture oo
otlier grounds than his alternate subject,
Tom Skeyhlll, Ansae poet and lecturer, got a great reception when he
appeared on Priday evening- He
gave on Interesting llttlo prelude on
his first experiences with what he
aptly termed tlie American "slanguage," devoting the more serious part
of tils lecture to "The New Klisabcth-
aiiB-" This term he applies to a band
of twenty young poets of this age, In
whose writings, he said, the golden
age of Queen Elizabeth could be seen
revived again- Of this score of young
men of promlHo sixteen laid down their
lives In the war all having answered
the call to arras without hesitation-
He dwelt more particularly with four
of those who "went west," Rupert
Brooke, England; Alan Seager and
Joyce Kilmer, United States; and John
McCrae, of Montreal, whose Immortal
•'In Flanders' Fields'' has become bo
well known all through the land. Mr.
Skeyhlll In a bold and fearless way
set out to smash the cherished idols
so many have held dear in Tennyson's
-'Charge of the Light Brigade," and
Byron's "Eve of Waterloo," by denouncing the emphasis they place on
the spectacular glory of war In addition to quoting from tht writings
of thoae ■enHoat* above, Mr.
Mr. Broley
who represents thin well known Men's Clothing Arm
will be here
Thursday, Sept. 2nd
with a
COMPLETE IIANOE OF MODELS AND SAMPLES.
Mr. Broley is an expert iu Men's Clothing, and
the Clothing he sells needs no recommendation from
us, as lt is well known throughout Canada.
WE INVITE ALL THE MEN IN CRANBROOK
AND DISTRICT
to come and examine this well known line, and if
you require a Suit or Overcoat, will be very glad to
serve you to the best ot our ability.
AGENTS FOB WILLIS PIANOS
.-^^P^"*^^
SEE THE WULIS PIANOS NOW HERE
read nlso trom the works of Selgfrled Impression.      They wero making aa
Sassoon, one of the four surviving
"New Elizabethans," ana his own
poems. Tills verse reflected an entirely new spirit; dealt with the phases of war ot which not much wae
heard; but every line breathed a devotion to duty, and to Ideals that even
four years of war could not wear
down.
On Saturday, Mr. W. H. Mellinger
wus on the platform afternoon and evening, speaking on "Misunderstood
Mexico." In the afternoon he dealt
very interestingly \*tii the hietory of
tlie country and its social development
while ln the evening he confined him
self to tlie political relationships of
.Mexico and the United States. It
would appear that of all the maligned
countries on the face of the •artih,
Mexico must surely be tbe most misunderstood. At Ihe time the Spaniards first paid attentions to the coun
try, Mr. Melllmer aald there was I:
existence in Mexico then a highly cul.
tured Aztec civilization. But the conquering Spaniard waa ruthless, and
destroyed what he could not understand, and for three hundred years
held the -ouutry under the most abject subjugation. After freelngthem.
selves of this grevlous yoke It waa not
long before the Mexicans found themselves suffering Interference from th*
French, and later from the United
States. The country is marvellously
rich ln mineral resources, and has
climatic advantages that the average
reader of Mexico's troubles In the
dally press would never think of associating with the country. Mr. Mel
linger, himself an American, was not
averse in laying on the United states
a great deal of credit for the unrest
which has been evident In Mexico He
went tuck to tbe time when half of
her territory was wrested from her
by the United States, and aald that
there was the foundation of the aver
age Mexican's profound distrust for
the American. Mr. Mellinger was en
gaged In educational work In Mexico
forr muny years, and was thus able
to cpeak from lint hand informntln
The musical programs on the Chautauqua schedule were of a high order,
and met with much appreciation from
the big audiences. On Wednesday
the Zedeler Symphonic gave two line
concerts, and with them was Miss
Porlune, who provided the llneet vocal solos heard on the entire .program,
Her rendering of "I Hear You Calling Me" was a treat that will be long
remembered. Other outstanding Items on the Zedeler program were
Wagner's "Festival March," "Poet
und Per.sant" Overture, Elgar's march
"Pomp and Circumstance," selection
trom "II Trovatore," and a medley,
"The American Patrol."
Ferdinand Pillion a mister on the
violin, was the attraction os Friday,
and presented another admirable pro*
prnm, not all of the strictly classical
nature, but of tha type that would
make the widest appeal.
On Saturday ttw Flak Jubilee singers held Ik* pMfene twice, ud wllh
awMtytt* aaaatt ttsjn tsmmjm Md* • g**d
effort to preserve the spirit of the old
negro folk songs, and there is something haunting about these peculiar
airs, and a mysterious something
whicli makes them mighty appealing.
On Saturday evening, at anyrate, they
found lt difficult to give the audience
enough of their music.
OVEB SEVEN Hl'VDBEI)
FOREST FIRES IN B. C.
go FAR THIS SEASON
Victoria. — According to the re-
porrt of C. L. Cowan, acting chief
forester for the B. C, government,
there have been 764 forest fires tn ths
province reported this season so far.
The cost to the government in fighting there Ores has been 171,468. Conditions now are somewhat Improved,
he states ln a report, but the situation
Is still dangerous In some parts,
Cranhrook district has so far reported 68 dree, costing $17,000.
The Nelson district reports 140 Srss,
coBting $16,000.
INVERMERE DISTRICT
(Special to the Herald)
Invermere, B.C., August 26. — Amongst the recent visitors to the Lake
Windermere Camp have heen Col. J.
S. Dennis, of Montreal, who Is accompanied by Miss Dennis of Cfclgary, and
Mrs. nod Miss Shanley, ot Calgary.
Mrs. A. L. Catman and son Donald,
of Tllsonburg. Ontario, are visiting
Mrs. R. 0. Newton. Miss Beatrice
Hatch, who has been a visitor with
Mrs. Newton, left this week by way
of the United States, for her home In
Ingersoll, Ontario. „
WANT ADS.
STAR SECOND HAND STORE
Fksltt,
W* psy Ih* best price* going tor all
kinds ot furnlturs. W* buy anything from a nous* trap to an automobile.
Sectional bookcase.
PIANO FOR BALE. — Full site upright grand by Motart Piano Co.,
mahoghany finish, very little used.
$360. Can be seen at Raworth
Bros.' Jewelry Store. 8-26-21
AUTOMOBILE FOR SALE. — • cyl.
McLauglln, bought last year, A-l
running condition, sew Ooodyear
all-weather tires behind, three
spans. Call, write or phone ths
Hsrald, Cranbrook, B.C.       U-8-4t
WANTED. — Man with good portable samwlll to take ooatraet to rut
a million and a half fee* ot Ium-
ber. Will give right patty further contracts. Timber A-l. Interior (Mar Co., Ltd., il Central
Building, Calgary. Alta.       1M-K
FOR SAUL - A bones, tight I

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