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Apr. 1 IIM
N U n BER   46
From Injuries
Constable   Sharp   and    F.
McNab  of  Waldo
Are Shot
Constable Sharp, of the provincial
puliee, who was formerly stationed at
Kimberley and Vahk, is now i» tho
hospital here sulTerttlg from painful
shot WOUhds which ho received at the
hands of a t'limninuii at Waldo Ins*
Thursday night, who is presumed i<
have become suddenly domonted
Frank McNab, well known lumbei
worker of Waldo and a brother of 0
II. McNab, also Buffered wounds from
the gun in the bands of the oriental,
and was also brought to the hospital,
Latest advices from the hoBpftal are
to the effect that both are making as
good a recovery as can be expected.
Constable Sharp receiving the word
that Long Kee, a laundryman nt
Waldo, was acting strangely and
being woll armed, went to the place,
and with the assistance of McNab
endeavored to arrest the offender,
They were greeted with shots, none
of which took effect at that time. It
was therefore necessary to resort to
strategic measures to apprehend the
Chinaman, nnd by means of ammonia
put down the chimney it was sought
to drive him out, or slupify him so
that entry could be made to the place.
In the meantime assistance was forthcoming from the provincial constables at Wardner, Cranbrook, and
also from headquarters at Fern'.e.
When later it wns decided to batter
in the door of the laundry building,
Constable Sharp and McNab were engaged in this work, and when the door
gave way they were greeted with two
shots, both of which took effect, Constable Sharp bcing hit in tho jaw,
some teeth shot out and otherwise
painfully injured, and McNab was
injured in the cheek, but not as seriously. They were given first aid
treatment, and brought to Cranbrook
in the ambulance.
Captured   When   Wounded
Long Kee, a Chinaman, aged 80,
operating a laundry at Waldo, who
became violently insane last Thurs-
(Continued on Pago Four I
Wednesday evening chairman G.
B. Willis, of the committee appointed
by the Native Sons of Canada, Assembly No. 22, to purchase trophies
t o present to the Selkirk Bonspiei
for competition, reported to the
meeting that they had decided on
four silver flower baskets, and that
same had beon procured and offered
tn the said association, who from a
.eller read at the meeting, hnd placed
thorn as prizes for thc winning rink
in tho Grnnd Aggregate, The baa-
kels, which were on view in the lodge
room, were much admired, and doubt*
|088 v. ill he (he cause of keen competition when the spiel takes places.
Tho prizes were secured through W.
II. Wilson, coming all appropriately
Big   Crowd   at   Trainmen's
Ball Witnesses Pretty
Increase in
P. 0. Revenue
Cranbrook Registers Considerable Increase in Last
Postal Year
Optimism Rampant as Future
of City and District is
Figures of intense interest to the
people of Cranbrook and the district are furnished by the office of
the Superintendent of Post Offices
for the Calgary District, and handed
on by W. M, Harris, postmaster in
this city. They show that Cranbrook
lias continued to register an increase
in postal revenue for the year ended
March 81st last. Even more spectacular is the increase in business
shown by the growing revenue of the
post office at Kimberley, where an
increase of about forty per cent was
registered, undoubtedly the most substantial increase shown anywhere in
the  district of thc inspectorate.
It is nlso interesting to note that
while Cranbrook, Kimberley and Fernie, the principal East Kootenay
points, all register increases, some
prairie points are seen to indicate
decreased business, which may be
taken as nn accurate reflection of
business conditions in the two districts respectively.
The figures are as follows:
Calgary District, offices over $10,-
000 revenue  (not city offices).
Year Ending
.11 Mar.,      HI Mar.,
1926 1025
,558.84 S20.99C
1,058.27 18,50fr
1,561.24 15.19*
1,984.77 15,73)
i.827.88 15,19$
1,450.1(1 13,611
1.240.08 11,424
1,622.06 9,534
'revioui Yean
$  9,294.09
$ 8,371.57
($10,010.97—1924) [
Nraring   Ihe  $10,000  Mark
Kimberley $9,026.44 $6,715,71
High River 8,997.17    8,556.24 j
Old- 8,696.07    7,560.04
Cranbrook  .
Red Door
Stottler .
in   Previous
$ 9,204.09
It was not surprising Una with
the coming of age of the eagerly
looked forward to event- the,
Trainmen's ball, this year's function was just R llttlo bit the best of
any of the twentj one of which it was
the last. Although there were not less
than four other function! of s pub-;
lie nature, and an attractive picture,
at the Star which met with a big reception, the Auditorium was parked
to the limit on Friday evening lost
hy those anxious to greet the New
Year dancing with the Trainmen and
iheir efficient Ladies" Auxiliary. No
pains had been spared to make lhe
affair a,grand success and that they
succeeded in their efforts was the
testimony of all wlio had the pleas-!
ure of being present.
The hall was uttractivaly decorated
in the well known colors of the*
Trainmen—red and green, the wall
being practically covered with bunting, while paper hangings of red,
White and blue encircled the dancing
floor. In the centre was suspended i
a paper dome and underneath it was'
a spread eagle looking down on thej
merry makers. Provision had Iieen,
made for the orchestra by the erec-
Hon of a balcony in the southwest
corner of the hail, this providing
more room on the platform to neat
the guests at the big supper which'
has become a verv Important feature
of the function. This year's supper j
was beyond description—everything j
be.ng there that one could desire.
The music, which was supplied hy j
Mark Hampton's orchestra, of Bonner's Ferry, was much appreciated,
the players performing a herculean!
task in playing for the long period
demanded by this event.    For about1
an hour and a half Mrs. Art. Wallace's   Bluebird   orchestra,   who   had
been offered the full contract to play
for the dance, furnished the music,
also to the entire satisfaction of the
crowd, thus helping out  in a admirable way the visiting orchestra.
As the eventful hour approached,
all eyes were centered on the stage,
for there had been whispering that, |
as usual, the trainemn were going]
to pull off something original typi-i
fying thc passing of the old nnd the;
coming of the new yoar. In this!
they were not disappointed [or iust
before twelve struck Father Time1
came faltering on the stage weeding
his scythe, only to encounter u new
world, which, on opening, allowed
to come forth dainty young -Miss
1927. gracefully portrnytd by Miss,
Hazel Bowley, who, in a uniform of!
the trainmen's colors, favored with j
several dances much to the delight nf
the admiring crowd. Fnr a fittingI
background to the scene was the
picture of the departure and arrival]
of trains numbered 1920 and 1927,:
this painting being the good work of I
Mr. \V. Robson. Few words are1
needed to record the fact that thej
dance was an enjoyable one—the
fact than many stayed until 6 a.m.I
speaking for Itself. To thc committee of the trainmen and the ladies I
of the auxiliary much credit is <\w.\
as for them the big affair Ib little but
work and responsibility only appreciated hy those who have gone,
through tne mill.
Two Are Out
For Mayor
W. F. Cameron to Contest Election With T. M. Roberts
Next Week
As announced last week, W. 1*
Cameron has definitely decided to
run for the office of mayor for tho
city at the civic elections next week,
contesting tho offlce with T. M. Rob
erts, wlm has filled the office for the
past two years. In this issue Mr
Cameron makes a lengthy statement
to the electors, giving his reason for
allowing liis name to go up, which is
based on the method Iii wliich the
city has carried oui the program of
road and street Improvements during
the past year.
Also tn this issue Mayor Robert
has issued a statement showing the
disposition of the funds which were
voted last year in tiie three by-laws
totalling $45,000, from the proceed;
of which the new road equipment
was to be purchased, and the money
provided for the work.
Tho election will undoubtedly Rive
rise to much interest, as while Mayor
Roberts has had «'i unusually long
municipal experience, Mr, Cameron
has also served two years in the mayor's chair, as well as two years as
For the four vacancies which will
appear on the city council, thore arc
at present only two offering, these
being Alderman F. M. MacPherson
and Alderman J. H. Camoron, which
will leave one other to he elected
for u two-year term, and one for
the unexpired one-year term of Major H. B. Hicks. A. O, Bowness,
previously mentioned tis an aldermanic possibility, has slated that he
Will not be in the running, but J, A.
Arnold, a former alderman, has announced bis willingness to run again,
and his card is seen in this issue.
The three vacancies on the school
board, caused by the expiration of
the terms of F. H. Dezall. the chairman, Mrs. J. Jackson and W. Henderson, will most likely be filled by
their re-election, It being stated that
all three are willing to stand again,
and most likely in anv case to be
Whether W. F. Attridge will be
re-elected to the police commission again by acclamation is not yet
known, there being evident*, s in some
directions of a desire to bring oui
someone to oppose him. The name
of J. F. Gulmont has been nu nt'oned
In this connection, but this [y not
considered at al) certain
Voting next Thursday will bc between the hours of imi.' ami nine,
local time, nominations bpiltg received on Monday between one and three
Started four yenrs ago, the annual get-together of thc Crauhrook
fire fighting laddies hns become u
function of the city which those fortunate enough to be permitted to be
present look forward to with much
interest. While sponsored by the fire
department, it has become an occasion at which llu- heads of the
various civic departments gather to-
gethorwlth the eity fathers and matters of mutual interest arc discussed.
As   explained   by   the   hOSl    of    thfl
evening. Chief Adams, the number
invited is limited by the room available in the hall.
Thursday evening lasl al seven
p.m.. about thirty took their places
found the festive board set in one
of the living rooms of the fire halt,
when there was partaken of a most
sumptuous repast. All were pi
of robust appetites, and due justice
was done to the excellently COOkod
turkey antl ils accompaniment- with
which the boards were laden.
Mr. C. J. Lewis, who acted as toast
master, after proposing the toatt to
thfl King, called upon Mayor Roborta
for an address. En responding, His
Worship thanked bis hosts for the
opportunity of being present al a
function which, he thought, compel I
ed very favorably with any other held]
in the city. He fell thai such func-]
tloni served to link tin* departments!
ami the colpu'ntion tOgOlher in a
manner not otherwise possible, and
was a source of mutual benefit. Ile
expressed bis appreciation of iIn-
work of the department, and trusted
lhat they would bfl able to keep up
their  good record.
Favored Larger Program
In reference to the recent visit of
Deputy Fire Marshal McDonald and
his recommendations re a fire lad
der truck and a new hall, His Worship intimated thnt he was in sympathy with thc recommendations and
would favor them provided the necessary money could be raised. With
respect to civic affairs, the mnyor
pointed out that while there had been
certain criticism in some quarters,
(Continued on Page 5)
One of the most spectacular fires
in the district for many years burned unchecked on Mondny evening.
when the main fair building, on the
hill west of the track, was burned
down, the fire originating from some!
unknot n cause. Being outside the
city limits, the city fire department
was nol called upon to   po   to   thej
blase, and there being no water connection available, nothing could be
done to cheek the flames, and the j
building went up very rapidly, being
n totnl l«>s.- The place was owned
bj W. O. Uren, a former C.P.R. |
superintendent here, no win Montreal, and Insurance to the extent of
13,000 was carried, it is understood.
The preinisos were under lease to the
Canadian Legion, and the Agrirultur-
;,i Vssociatlon, but the local celebrations and the fair had not been held
ther. for the last year or so. Some
nine ago Ihere was a proposal made
for thfl citj to take over the property,
bul  nothing came of it.
transients   passing   through   the
Citj    had   heen   milking    Uflfl    of    the
I'I.m -.   it   Is  stated  and   possibly  the
fm  may have originated tram thin
Rumoi has been current in the
city during the pant few days to the
effect that the liquor board ot Vie-.
loi in has decided that four beer per-1
h>r licenses only will be granted In'
Cranbrook) though twelve appllca-l
lions have been made. It has been
further stated thnt the choice has
been made of the Cranbrook, Canadian, Queens and Italia Hotels,
though there is apparently no direct
foundation for this conclusion. The
fact that work has been in progress
at the Canadian Hotel and the Cranbrook in preparation for the installation of beer parlors would Indicate
that these two places are likely to get
licenses for the sale of beer by the
glass, hut at tbe middle of the week
neither of the other two places mentioned hnd received any direct word.
At the Crnnbrook, the quarters of
Ihi- barber shop there have been
moved, nnd the City Transfer offices
have also been changed as part of
the alterations which arc being made.
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The wtdding took place on Mon
day last, at the United Church mansr,
of Mrs. Ellen Elizabeth Broadley,
and Mr. Amundsen Hendrickson, both
of Wasa. Rev. Bryce Wallace performed the ceremony. The witnesses were Mrs. L. lutngin, of Fort
Steele, and Mr. Bert Matson. Mr.
and Mrs. Hendrickson have returned
to Wasa, where they im ta reoieV
A number of Canadian Pacific
Railwayman have heen superannuated in the British Columbia district
lately, said the Vancouver Province  recently.
On July 1 that doyen of the craft
in Western Canada. Mr, F. W. Peters,
general superintendent of tiie Hritish
Columbia district, was placed on the
advisory list, being succeeded in office by Mr. c.  A. Cotterell,
The last day of the year saw
the retirement of Mr, W. 0, Miller,
superintendent of tin* Nelson division, and Mr. W. P, Martin, for many
years terminal trainmaster at Vancouver,
Other well-known railroaders who
will not he seen In harness again are
•lack Meek, locomotive engineer for
the Vancouver division, who took!
his superannuation on January 1,
1986] Alfred M. Ham, agent at Clay-
burn, who will go into retirement
with Mr. Thomas S. QUI, engineer at
Other retirements during the year
were; Alex. McGregor, bridge foreman at Vancouver, and ,1. F. McKer-
acher, engineer at  Slcamous.
Mr. O. L. McCrea will succeed Mr.
Mertin, and Mr. R, Armstrong of
Brandon will follow Mr, Miller In office nt Nelson.
Superintendent J. L. Jamieson, of
the Lethbridge division of tbe Canadian Pacific Railway, has been
transferred to the superintendency
of the Brandon division, and Superintendent Armstrong, of the Brandon
division, will go to Xelson, British
Columbia, to take charge of that division, according to an announcement
made recently by D. ('. Cole
man, vice-president, western lines,
Canadian Pacific Railway.
Winter Carnival For Cranbrook
At the regular meeting of the
Cranbrook Rotary Cluh held on Tuesday last, the matter of a winter carnival for this city was brought up
by Mayor Roberts, and an interesting
discussion ensued in connection
therewith. The proposed time for
the carnival is llio first week in February, and the program to be provided will include all the accustomed
■parte for such nn occasion.
Report  for  Past  Year and
Plans for 1927 to be
The annual meeting of the Cranbrook Agricultural Association will
be held in the K. P. Hall on Wednesday, January 12th, at 7 p.m. sharp.
The first Item on the program will
be the annual dinner, which will commence promptly nt 7 p.m., as there
is considerable business to be brought
up for discussion. After the dinner,
the 1026 fall fair will come up for
consideration and the association will
welcome conservative criticism that
will assist in making the 1027 fall
fair bigger and better than ever.
The question of fall fairs in Kast
Kootenay was brought up at ithe
meeting of the District Institute in
Cranbrook a couple of months ago,
when representatives were present
from Natal, Golden, the Windermere
districts, as well as other parts of
Kast Kootenay, and it was felt by
those present that the fairs in this
district should run in a circuit, culminating in Cranbrouk, so tbat exhibits could be shown at the local
points first and all assemble, or the
winning exhibits assemble, at a dislricl fair In Cranbrook. Also, it was
suggested lhat the Cranbrook f
should feature a district exhibit cu
petition which, in the local district*,
would lie fostered by the Farmers'
Institutes or Agricultural Association,
It was felt that u competition of this
kind would do considerable good, as
it would be good advertising for the
districts competing and il would a:
sist in creating an interest in the
Cranbrook fall fair throughout the
district of Kast Kootenay.
These and other matters pertaining
to the 1927 fall fair will be brought
before the meeting so that everyone
interested in the district fall fair
should make an effort to be present.
Other features of the evening will be
the presentation of medals won at
the Coast fairs to the hoys and girla
Competing from the Cranbrook district, ond election of officers for 1!)27.
Plan to keep this date open and
support the fair with your presence
at the annual  meeting.
Judge Thompson Improving
We are pleased to report that the
condition of Judge Thompson's health
is much improved and he is now able
to be up during part of the day. Mrs.
Thompson, who has aim been indis
pvecd, ia progreaaing favorably.
Herbert George Passes Away
New Year's Day; Funeral
On Wednesday
While at no time is death a welcome visitor, circumstances sometimes
alter the degree with which friends
and relatives feel the keenness of the
loss of those that are near and dear
in them. Tims it was that on Sunday last the heartfelt sympathy of a
very large numher of the citizens of
Crnnbrook went oui to Mr. and Mrs.
J. George ond their family when the
news of the passing away of the)]
son, Herbert, became current. Having Been him around at his usual
place at the I.. D. Cafo tho day before, it was difficult for main to believe the report, and to realize that
one who was just on the brink of
manhood and in the hest of health,
had  crossed  the Great Divide.
It   appears  that  New   Year's   eve,
i about  8.30, be was returning to
is home in .Slaterville to prepare to
go  to  the  big social  event   of  the
ivening,  when  in  passing over tin-
tracks  he. suddenly  slipped   on  the
■y covering  on   the   sharp   Incline
hich those going to and fro to Sla
terville   well   know.      fn    falling   In
Struck his head, but  the seriousness
if     the      injury      wns      nol      apparent,   and   he    proceeded     to    his
home, dressed and returned to town.
On  reaching the  Imperial  Bank  he
felt sick, nml decided to go down to
ie I.  I),  for a while.    IK* finally
■ent upstairs and lay down for a few
minutes,   but   later,   when   called   by
Mr, W. Ratcliffe, it was noticed that
not respond  Intelligently to
their  questioning.    Dr.   Green   was
urrledly summoned and the patient
■moved to the hospital, where it was
iter  discovered  thnt   the   fall   had
aused a hcmorhagc  of the brain,
which culminated  in  death at about
(UO p.m. New Year's night.
Hub. r: Stnnlov was the third son
■ f Mr. and Mrs. J. George of this
ity. and was horn in Bristol, Eng-
i nd. ile cam to Cranbrook fifteen
.* iv ago with his parents, and has
. -. ded hei • s'nee. For some time
" has been : member 61' the staff of
lie !.. li. Cafe, wliere he was highly
•;'. einetl both by proprietors and
patrons, lie ».us one of tho quiet
uming kind ti...t did hi.- work
md ntt nded strictly to bwdness.
In his home, where be was one of nl
family of eight, he will be sadly
missed. ,       *    *
The   funeral  took   place  on   Wed-
■sdny al 2.'.la from the family home
Slatervllle, tho body being taken
Christ   Church,   many   not   heing
abl-e to gain admission, so large was
the numher anxious to pay their last
spects to him wbo had gone. t
Rev. F, V. Harrison read the impressive funeral service of the An-,
gllcan Church, and there were many!
evidences of the sorrow whicb thej
sad event had cast upon relatives and j
friends. In the chancel the casket;
lay covered with beautiful flowers,!
indicating to some degree the respect
in whicli the deceased was held. The
rtege to the grave iu the Knglish
The directors und ladies committee of the Caledonian Society met on
the evening of Tuesday last and decided to celebrate the anniversary
of Burns' Nicht in a fitting manner.
Arrangements have been made to
secure the Auditorium as the largest
hall in the city for the occasion
which will take the form uf a Scottish concert and dance, at which
then* will be no stint of the dainties
associated with a Burns' supper.
A five-niece orchestra and martial
music will be provided, and the recently formed Scottish choir will also
take part in the program, under the
able guidance of Mrs. Coutts, assisted
by the redoubtable Jimmie Coutts.
making the rafters ring on this auspicious occasion. Keep the date in
mind and he there.
Brings in His
Last Train
T. S. Gill Retires From C.P.R.
After Long Record as
School Board
Finishes Up
Small Increases Granted High
School Teachers at
Final Meeting
On  Friday last a large numher of
the local engineers gathered at the
depot to welcome in. on No. 88, Kngineer Thomas Gill, who was COtnpIet-
ug his last nut as a regular engineer,
it being forty-four and a half years
llnco Mr. Gill entered the employ of
tho Canadian Pacific Railway. As
he brought liis engine and train to a
top exactly on time to a second,
•here were many present who extruded the hand of congratulation
lo the well known and much respect*
ed engineer. On arrival at the roundhouse, he was met by ahout a dozen
■if his fellow engineers, when further
congratulations were extended. Lett r. Superintendent Flett. divisional
ngineer J. Robertson, A. J. Iron-
•ides, master mechanic, and R. J.
Collins, chief dispatcher, also went
lo the shops to pay their respects to
tin-  rehiring  engineer.
The Herald joins with othtrs in
extending congratulations to Mr.
Gill, vho is held in high esteem both
by the company for which he has
worked for such a long term of
years, and hy his fellow employees.
Mr. Gill was engineer on the construction train through the Crow's
Nest, previous tn which he was running on the main line out of Donald.
He e.-tabiished his home here more
Mian twenty-five years ago. and has
set n the city grow from the very beginning of things. He was one of
the engineers on the "Spokane Fly
er,'tyvhich wm inaugura^.i aft *i :],*
eonnection with that city was established, and naturally his lone exper-
ience is full of interesting incidents
connected with railroading.
His numerous friends here will
wish f"r him many years of placid
retirement, and long continued (rood
health with which to enjov them.
Church   cemetery   was   a   long   one. I
Here Interment was made.
The pall-bearers, who were either |
the deceased's employers, co-workers
or proprietors ..f other cafes in thu j
city, were as follows:
(ico. Anton, Joe Fiorintino, Alex
Hurry, Walter, Sam and Thomas
Ht sides the father and mother, the
following brothers ami sister are
left lo mourn the loss of an affection-
tu son and brother: James, of Wat-
crtown, N.V.; William; Albert:
George; Harold; Cyril and John, and
Among the floral offerings at the
funeral  were the following:
"Family, pillow; Mr. and Mrs. M.
.McCrindle, spray; Mr. and Mrs. Alex
Hurry and Staff, wreath; Mr. Robert
Pelton. spray; I.. D. stall', wreath;
Canadian Legion, spray; Mr. llerl
Sang, spray; Kemball boySj cross;
Crystal Dairy Ltd., spray; Mr, and
Mrs. J. M. MacLean. spray; Mr. and
Mrs. John Leask, spray; Mr. and Mrs.
A. Mueller and family, spray; Mr.
ami Mrs. X. Holdner, spray; Mr. and
Mrs. Swann, spray; Mr. and Mrs.
Harvey, spray; Mr. Mid .Mrs. Brookes,
spray; Mrs. Hamilton and Gabrlella,
spiay; Mr.-. VVise, ►pray: Companions
of the Forest, star, 'Victoria Cafe
stalf,  wreath; Mr.   and  Mr-.  Soden
and I'. Wcthcroll, spray; < tub Cafe.
spray| Walters and Ratcliffe, Kimberley, spray; Mr. and Mrs. Barring*
ton. spray; .Mr. and Mrs. W. Hewson,
spray; H.R.c. of America, wreath;
Mr. Jack Ogden, spray; Ancient Or
der of Foresters, wreath; Mr. and
.Mis. Shankland, spray; Mr. and Mrs,
Whittuker, spray; Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Steward, spray; Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Cameron, spray; Mr. and Mrs. Raiment, spray; Mrs. Kemball and Arthur, spray; Mr. and Mrs. L. I'. Jecks,
spray; Mr. McLeary. spray; Mr. Austin, spray; Slaterville Guild, spray:
Mr. and Mrs. T. Drew, spray; Mr. am]
Mrs. A. V.. Leigh, spray; Mr. and
Mrs. John MacDonald, spray; Mr. and
Mrs. Knorke, spray; Mr. and Mr-.
Win. Henderson, ?pray; Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Martin, spray; Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Spence, spray; Mr. Clark and
Mrs. Robertson, spray; W. li. C. Anderson, spray; Staff of the Tater
Billiard Hall, spray; Mr. and Mrs.
It. Flowers, spray; Mr. and Mis. John
McDonald, llewar Ave., spray; Mr.
and Mrs. D. Sneddon, spray; Misses
Julia Frost and Oracle Jones, spray;
Mr. and Mrs. C. Collins, spray; Mr.
Malcolm Leiteh, spray: Mr. W. F.
Doran| spray; Mr. W. II. Lush, spray;
l.aro'H-ti i family, spruy; Mr. and
Mm. Hill Johns, spray; Mr. and Mr:t.
Pl'd. Win   Tut. Pins
Ferine .                12 10        80S'..
McNaughton       12 S       734.!
Barber                  12 S         713.1
Argue                   12 1         7039
individual   Standing
Pins Plil.    Av. H'd'p.
Hartnell         1072 12       Ilia      —
Tnvlur             '.'.'"i i;      169        5
Sit.ijison         1HK4 12       167         7
Dallas            1402 9      156        8
Mc-Naujrhtun  ITC.'i 12       147       16
Fergie          1707 12     142     20
Miller             1031 12       136      26
Argue           1225 9      136     26
Black              1219 9       136      26
Murgatroyd   1210 9     135     27
Mi Donald         787 6       131       31
lla-liur           1163 9      129      32
Pell                 1508 12       126      35
McUren       lie. 12     122     39
Crawshaw      1141 12      120     40
Staple,          1021 9      113      47
McLaren       1811 12     109     50
Fleming         653 r,     109     50
Dwelley         1254 12      105     54
Paulson         1251 12      104     54
Elder             122.", 12      102      57
A  player mining mure than seven
gamoi   lf,s*-s   hi.   standing   in   the
Work was started today hy th*
T. Connors Drilling Company on the
property of the II. 4 II. Mining Syn-
dlcate, It is expected that the work
will proceed without anv hitch, and
th, si* Interested are naturally anxiou;
to know the result of the boring,
Mr. C, Fang hns arrived to tak<
charge of the Cranbrook branch of
it i Cryital Dairy during the ab-enc*
of Mr. II. McCoaham.
I Nelion will be tht* next electoral
rld'ng of Hritish Columbia to vote on
the question of beer by the glass,
Following the receipt of u petition
from the interior riding in favor of
a vote, the cabinet will order that
the necessary arrangements be car'
ried out shortly. The Nelson petition contained the required number
of names, totaling over 115 per cent
',f the entire Nelson electorate.    All
] these names have been examined and
tbe petition found to bc in order.
The dale of the plebiscite has not
been fixed yet, but probably it will
be held in January or early in Feb
Whiting, spray; Mr. and Mrs. J. S.
Taylor, spray; Mr. Alex Derby,
spray; Mr. and Mr*. Harry Moore,
»pmy; Mr. and Mn. Walk lay, stray.
The final meeting of the 1026
school board was held on Tuesday
evonlng last, with F, H. Dezall iii
the chair, and all the trustees present. The minutes of the last regular meeting and the subsequent special meetings were adopted.
Trustee Henderson, chairman of
the building committee, reported tbat
the necessary repairs to the trench
carrying the return of tbe boiler had
heen   made.
Wires to and from Miss Elisabeth
LatTere, of New Westminster, regarding her appointment to the Central
•school staff were read, ami it was
uoved hy Trustee Gilroy and seconded   hy   Trustee   Mrs.   Miles   that   the
tppotnlment of Miss LatTere to tiie
Central school staff at  a Bnlary of
SI 150.00  per annum  he  confirmed.
A letter from Miss Clnndinin asking for an increase in salary of $200
per annum was read. After a dis-
CUsslon it was moved by Trustee Mrs.
Juckstin ami BCCOnded by Trustee
(iilroy tbat Miss Clandinin's salary
be advanced $10000 p»-r annum to
-31 TOO; that Mis-- Smith's salary be
advanced $50,00 per annum to
$1750.00, and tbat Miss Glegerlch's
salary he advanced $60,00 per annum to $1850.00, effective from
January 1st.
It was pointed out that one of tbe
teachers had not returned from tbe
Christmas vacation to take her class
until Tuesday, the -1th, and after
some discussion, tlu* following resolution was moved bv Trustee Mrs.
Mile-  and  seconded   by  Trustee  Gil-
, : That the secretary write the
teacher calling the matter to her attention and suggesting that in future leave of absence be obtained
from the board through the principal
f the  school.
Requisitions from Central. South
Ward and Kootenay Orchnrds schools
fer supplies were read, and the sccre-
tary explained what action had been
taker, in thc matter. The orders for
supplns for the various schools were
Account-   presented   for   payment
were  passed  as  follows:
Teachers'   and   Janitors*
Salaries     $4,246.00
Secretary 25.on
Medical   Officer    . 41.65
B.C. Assay & Medical Co. 18.85
C.P.R. Telegraph     ... 5.65
City Light L)*pt.   70.44
City  Transfer &  Warehouse Co.                     .. 1.50
Cranbrook   Cartage   L
Tran'f.-r Co  IlPT.Jio
Ne'son   Daily   News     1.45
Houghton 4 Mifflin Co. -J5.25
Boiler Inspection  21.47
Moffatt's Variety Store lti.00
National  Tuberculosis
Society              1.00
Thomas   Nelson   4   Sons,
L:d. .                        7.60
F.   Parks   &   Co  K.60
W.   Pritchard LOO
C C. Snowdon   :i2.U0
Thos.  Walker        26.00
World  Book   Co. 10.01
Sundry Cash Items   54.00
Beattie-Noble.  Ltd  17.50
City Transfer f*o  2.50
'"ranbrook Sash  &  Door
Oo  6.72
J.   Delmer 3.75
F.   Park-  4   Co. 9.47
Patmore   Bros. 5.00
The statement for the year as pre-
ented by the secretary was discussed, and it was decided by resolution
that the statement showing the approximate position of the school finances be published in the local pa-
p'-r-      This appears on another page.
Trustee Gilroy made a few appropriate remarks regarding the great
interest taken in tho school affairs
by Chairman Derail, and spoke in
appreciation of his faithful performance of his duties as chairman. It
was movt-d by Trustee Gilroy and
seconded by TrutU-e Mr-. Miles that
a hearty vote '*f thanks be extended
to Chairman Dezall In appreciation
Of his services to the board. This was
Mr. Dezall replied thanking the
members of the board for their kind
word-, expressing bis appreciation of
the hearty support and co-operation
(riven him at all times by the other
member-' of the board and tin acta
Litut.Gov.   May   Be  Herr
Arrangements for the opening of
tha new Canadian Legion building
are now going ahead and there is
more than a possibility that Hon. R.
K. Bruce, Ltoutanant*Governor, may
he here to officially open the place.
The date of the opening wdl Ik- given
out next week. The new furniture
for the building is now arriving and
among the donation.- Which have been
received Is that of a wall clock from
A. Raworth. A radio has also been
installed in the building.
Former   Reiident   Diet
Funeral service for Mrs. Eugenia
Virginia Cooper, mother "f Mrs. J.
Ingham, of this city, who paattd away
Friday, at Woodhurn, Ore., was held
Monday in Moscow, Idaho, from the
Short chapel, conducted by Dr. N.
M. Jones, pastor of the Methodist
Church. Mrs. Cooper was born on
February 15th, 1857. in Linn County,
Oregon. Her parents were pioneers
of Oregon, homesteading near Wood-
burn in 1841*. The Cooper family
moved to Moscow in 1806, and resid-
d there for six years. Besides her
lUlband, George Cooper, Mrs. Cooper
is survived by six children, Mrs. Ora
Carter, of Moscow; Mrs. Ada llinkb*
of Portland; Fred Cooper, of California; Floyd Cooper of Buhl, Or**.;
Mrs. Florence Ingham, of Cranbrook,
and Mrs. Haul McKean, of Wood-
bum. Mr. and Mrs. Cooper resided
in Cranbrook from 1'JOK until LD10<
Mrs. Ingham was called away suddenly last week and returned to the
city   Wednesday  evening P A Q ES TWO
1'hiirsduy, January 6th, 1927
Recollections of Octogenarian
Reminiscences of John Fingal Smith, of this city, as
Recorded by Himself.
a sincere union between the two nationalities, and extinguished lur Riel
nil prospects of an honorable career
Red   River   Rebellion
Ross, the Chief Justice, was repulsed in tbe most contemptuous
manner. Smith, convinced that Riel
was now determined to terrify the
settlement into submission by bloodshed, procured a reprieve only after
two hours of argument, marked on
Riel's part by determination and
"much feeling." "Canada lias disunited us, will you use your influence to re-unite us? On your success
depend the lives ot' all Canadians in
the country." (Smith's Report).
The Commissioner undertook to
induce the settler- to proceed with
the election til' delegates. Every
man's life, writes the Commissioner,
was in tlu* hands of Riel! Hy tbis
means they might tn somo extent
control lhe course of events,  while
otherwise    they    were    powerless.
Power   in   Rial's   Hands
The election   took   place .m  February 20th,    It seemed as February
.•isionnl government
idency was' at last
3(1 thai
undor  Kiel's
an established fact.
Thi* month of Marcli, howcvoi
opened wiih misgivings. Tin* h
dians in lho west were restless. Da
followed day after the elections an
no council was called, Tin* delegati
were not sent to Ottawa. Kve
Bishop (now Archbishop) Tuche's n
turn was awaited witli apprehensloi
"It is highly unlikely," observed tl
New Nation, "that the interferes
of anyont
e   for   :i   mom
i   known   i'ii
■1th   lhat  Hisl
1      On   Hie
I   precipitnl
oVt-d   all   hi
Through  Sleeping   Cnr  to Ship'*   Side
in public life.
Scott's Caie
lt will not be necessary to repeat
what is known of Thomas Scott. He
had quarrelled with his chief, Snow,
over bis wages. He had been sent
as a messenger from Dr. Scbmitz's
warehouso and bad been detained as
a prisoner. He hnd escaped on the
night of January 9th, and had been
recaptured witli tbe Portage La
Prairie party on February 17th. It
was slated tbat he bad reviled the
preside nt and had resisted his guards.
It must be stated, on tbe other hand
thai Scott bad never been taken under aims; that be attributed hits i
capture in both cases tu foul play;
ihal Riel specifically promised the',
Commissioner not only the lives, but
the release of all the prisoners; and
ihat there were Instances of degrading insults forced upon several of
ihem. Scott was an adept at ridicule antl horseplay, There is evidence
that his violence was verbal rather
than physical. The Canadians suid
Kiel bad" laughed at and despised the
Ficnch half breeds, believing that
thoy would not dare to take the life
of anyone. Scott himself was "abusive" and "insulting" to tho president. No attempt was made to utilize the influence, persistently volunteered, of the Commissioner and
Archdeacon McLean, to quiet tbo
Shot to Death* ■""***"
The election had taken place on
February 20th. The Council was not
called; the officials nominated by the
committee of the convention were
not consulted; even tho Chief Justice
was not present at the "trial."
"Even the decencies of an ordinary
drum-head courtmnrtial," wrote Lord
DufFerln in 1874, "were disregard'
ed," At the trial of Lepine in 1K7-I
Joseph Nolin, secretary of the adju
lant-general, testified that Riel wiu
lho only accuser. That be was sworn
lo prove his charge by Nolin himself. \
That when after the "trial," Scott I
was summoned, Kiel made the charge
against Scott verbally, and was the
only man who spoke. Scott was
charged with insubordination and
with breaking parole. No counsel
was allowed. No opportunity was
given of defending himself. No evidence was produced upon one charge
at least, which is now known to have
been altogether unfounded. Scott
never took an outh of nny kind of
Kiel's proposing, The prisoner was
condemned to death by five out of
seven votes. Kiel announced what
tin* sentence was. when and whero
to he executed. The courtmnrtial
wns held on March llrd. Seott was
condemned to be shot nt noon the
next day. At eleven o'clock, when
the Commissioner was informed of
the sentence, he believed it "too mom
stninus to he possible."    Scott him
self believed that, they merely intond-
od to frighten him. Kiel, was not
to be moved. Protesting against coldblooded murder, Scott was led outside lhe eastern gate of tbe fort, and
was shot by six men, several of whom
were intoxicated, one* of whom re-
fused io prime bis rifle, and one of
whom discharged a pistol at the pris^
oner as be lay moaning on the
ground. The body, refused to friends
for burial, was secretly disposed of,
while tin. empty coffin was buried in
tbe  courtyard   uf   fort  Garry.
"The death of Scott struck horror," writes BegK\ "into the minds of
all classes in tbo settlement." When
Smith reached Ottawa with the "bad
news," the governor-general informed ih..* colonial secretary by telegraph.   "Ir is quite clear," he added
Mrs.  F.  Wiseman   and  baby  arc. Barclay were the guests of the Bar-
getting nicely over their sickness,      tholomews on Ncw_Years Day.
*e    tmit    Jt      . e     i   ...   ii„:„n.      Mr- Roope has returned from the
Mr. ^Hondt and family are living ho8pital   0^d he mui 1]is fniViily are
in the next house to  Phillips.    Mr. i.. .'      '   .,    ...
D'Hondt  is employed   nt  the  com- UvUl* ut the hot±
pany's dairy. Messrs. Stuart, Roberts and Long-
— '       mnn were  visitors at Bartholomew's
Tho MisseB Tibbetts and Roberts New  Years evening.
were visitors at Mrs. Bartholomew's! —
on Thursday. j     Mr. Warren Keer left New Year's
— | Day  for  Seattle,   Wash.,   where   he
Mrs. Robichaud   and   Miss   Edna will    attend    u    large    automobile
Mr. E. Lundin has recovered [rom
his recent sickness, and la now returning to his work as a mechanic
at the Tunned.
Mrs. Lundeen and Mr. Ed, Lundeen were visitors at the Bartholomew's on Sundny. Mr. and Mrs.
Lundeen attended the large Scandinavian banquet and ball held in
Cranbrook on  Friday night, and re-
■liiil will
port a very successful nnd enjoyable
Miss D. Kc-er is quite sick, wc regret to say.
Mr. and Mrs. Pattinson and children, Mr. and Mrs. J. Aldridge and
children, and Mr. and Mrs. Murray
were Sunday guests of Mrs. Robichaud.
Mr, Harold Bidder is testing a Mc-
Laughlin-Buick coupe automobile.
Id to nothing but force."
Motive of  the   Murder
ther religion nor race can nc>
for the obliquy that has rested
upon lliil's name from the death of
Scott. Chapleau, whose brilliant de-
fence of Lepine in 1874 brought him
into touch with tho fullest evidence.)
calls the courtmnrtial of March 3rd
n "inock-lriul." antl stated in the
House of Commons that he knew thnt
Riel was guilty of murder. Informed
of Bishop Ta'cbe's approach, he did
not hesitnte to throw a dead body between hi.*; brother half-breeds and the
conciliation which the holy missionary wai bringing with him. Even
Curlier wrote thnt "the killing of
Scott was an excessive abuse of power and cruel  barbarity."
Bishop Tache in advocating a complete amnesty, urged that Scott's
death "should he ascribed to inex-
porlonce ami nol cruelty and barbarity." Lord Dulferln, however, wrote
to the colonial secretary that the
killing of Scott was not an exercise
of jurisdiction known to any form
uf law, hut an inhuman slaughter of
an innocent man, aggravated by cir-
cumstances of extraordinary brutality-
(To be continued)
Kathleen Downey was home for
the Christmas holidays, and returned
to  Acme, Alberta, on Monday last.
Mrs. Havlland, mother of Mrs. J.
Walton, left for Detroit on Thurs-
day, after spending some time here
on a visit.
Mr. and Mrs. II. P. Klinestiver
spent tht* holidays in Spokane and
Port land. Mr. Klinestiver returning
to Luinbeiton on Wednesday last.
MrB. Klinestiver remained in Portland. _^
The slippery roads have tnken their
toll of bumpers—two Lumberton 1
cars aro now travelling without the
protecting bars in front, having skidded off the road and smashed them.
Caatoria is l* po iall
pared to relieve Infants
arms and Children -'ill ages of
Constipation,   Ratulencj.  Wind
Colic   and    Diarrhea;   allaying   ,^^^^^^^^_^^^^_^_
Feverishncss arising therefrom, ami, by regulating the Stomach
and Bowels, aids lhe assimilation of Food; giving natural sleep.
To avoid imitations, ahva
look fo
A couple
town wen
sleighing   o
lost control
into a tr
of tlie younger boys in
painfully hurt while
the upper hill. They
>f the sleigh and smashed
at lbe side of thc road.
Albert Griffiths and Tom Stevely, a
brother of Mrs, Jack Service, were
the unfortunate youngsters, Albert
breaking a collar bone and Tom getting a badly sprained back. They
wen- taken to the St. Eugene Hospital, Crantfrook, for treatment, and
are getting along nicely.
IV. McRo
man, spent
in Sand Po
>, assistant planer fore-
Christmas at his home
nt, Idaho, returning to
•ii   Tuesday  last.
George Coulson arrived on Wed-!
nesday   from   Vancouver,   and   will!
take over Sam Woods' position of!
clerk al Camp .'I. Sam has been promoted to the position of timekeeper
at the mill office, and expects to move
down here about the fifteenth of the
A dnnco was held in thc hall on
New Years Eve, nnd a good crowd
turned out to enjoy the fun. A number of those present went on to the
dance In Cranbrook afterwards.
George Cameron, of Fernie, arrival on Sunday afternoon tu take
over tiie position of teacher for the
senior division of the school.
Miss Evelyn Dinsmore, teacher of
the junior division, returned on Monday after spending the holidays at
the signature of <
Physicians everywhere rcumuuend it.
serve co
full bodied
NOT only do thc
people of Brit-
i s h Columbia
get purity in Beers—
m.ule by ihe Amalgamated Brewers, but—
British Columbin beers
.ire rich, lull bodied, zestful
beers, delicious and healthful'.
McDonald    8   McDonald.    Analytical
Chemists of  Vancouver  and  Victoria.
after testing the Beers recently, declared
same of excellent quality.
Convince  yourself of the above and—
- order a
case today
from Government Liquor Store.
Amalgamated Breweries of British Columbia, in which
are asMCiatrd Vancouver Dreweriei Ltd., Rainier Urcwinn
Co. ol Canada I id . Weitmtniier Brewery Lid., Silvet
Spring Brewery Ltd.. Victoria Phoenii Brewing Co. Ltii
This advertisement
i.oiurul board oi 1>
01   |.nl
e Gov,
ished or displayed by ihe Liquor
truncal ot British Columbia.
hor Im
In  V
Jack Lewis, the "Klko Kid," who
has been employed at Windsor's
(amp for some time, left on Sunday
lust to pay nn extended visit to
friends at Wnrdner.
Prod Brown, of Calgary, Alta., and
Carl Ingham, of Klko, departed from
Mayook on Sunday last for Klko and
other Bast Kootonay points.
Mr. Goorgo Arnold, postmaster
und dairyman at Mayook, wus the
guest of Mr. Windsor on New Years
Dny at his camp. Mr. Arnold, al*
though nonring tin* eightieth milestone, is hale and hearty, and Ih a
product of the old school of trail
blatora iu this region.
is it ti
Windsor   paid
on Friday.
a  flying
.Mr. Thomas Cameron, rancher,
was the truest of the upper confines
of Bakor Mountain of Windsor's
camp on New Yenrs.
M r. 11 erb A ust in, woodman at
Mayook camp, has heen confined to
bis bed Cor some time past.
Chinook winds and a drizzling rain
caused the sleighing around Mayook
to disappear indefinitely, perhaps,
Imt hopes are bolng entertained for
the return soon of "Jack Frost" with
a blanket of snow to pneify the loggers who aro in need of realizing up-
on their investments in tho business.
A great influx to the Pence River
country and points along the Canadian National Railway will material-
ize this coming spring if those who
oxpresa themselves as members to the
invasion earry out their intentions.
***** *********************
Mrs. K, Bidder, of Chapman, and
children, were ffUeatfl of Mrs. Herchmer, unr., on Wednesday.
Mrs. Ilarthnlmmtw was a guttt of
Mm.  Hobiebaud un Wednesday.
Advance Gathers Momentum as Confidence
Reaches Into Every Fibre
Of Nation*s Life
Tax-Exempt,  Guaranteed Securities Provide
One of  the Best Investments  Ever
Presented to  the Public
*UTE BELIEVE that an investment
" made today in French Government
6% Bonds (Loan authorized Dec. 16th,
1920; redeemable at par at the option of
the Government on or after Jan. 1st,
1931), presents an exceptional opportunity for profit on any material advance in
the value of French money (Francs).
Due to the depreciation of French
Francs a French Government 6% Bond
(of 1,000 francs denomination) can now
be bought for $34.00, with French exchange at normal (19.3c per Franc) the
•ante Bond would have a value of $193,00.
I International bankers believe French
Francs will sell at 10 cents per Franc before very long. Just think what this
means to French Government Bonds;
with the Franc worth 10 cents, each Bond
of 1,000 francs will have a value of
$100.00—a rise of over 194%, or a profit
of $66.00 for every $34.00 invested today.
With the franc selling at IS cents, each
Bond of 1,000 Francs will have a value of
$150.00, a rise of more than 241%, or a
net profit of $116.00 for each Bond of
1,000 francs, or for every $34.00 invested
We made a lengthy and thorough investigation to determine the best way to
buy French Francs for maximum profits.
We are of the opinion that these French
Government 6% Bonde afford the best
medium, for they represent to French
investors precisely what British Government and our Canadian Government
Victory Bonds represent to us, being legal
investments for every Institution, Trust
Fund ond Savings Bank in France, and
constituting a strictly high-grade Government investment. They may be sold
again instantly for spot cash, as they are
listed on the Paris Stock Exchange and
traded in throughout the financial centres
ef the world. The interest coupons (payable June and December 16th) have always been paid promptly on the dot, and
can be cashed in Montreal, New York,
London, and other financial centres
through our House, banks or other institutions. _	
► French Government Bondrwill,'we
believe, unquestionably come back to
normal ($193.00 per 1,000-franc Bond.)
The United States * ere financially bankrupt after the Ci\ il War. Their securities
could be bought for a song, yet in a few
years the Americans were on their finan
cial feet again, and today are considered
the richest nation in the world.
Even England was once faced with
what seemed to be a financial disaster.
With Napoleon virtually pounding at her
gates, British Bonds went for next to
nothing, but the victory at Waterloo sent
them sky-rocketing. The Rothschild
family accumulated the major portion of
its wealth by investing in British bonds
and selling them when Wellington's victory became known.
The experience of France, too, bank-
tupt at the hands of Bismarck, is within
the memory of living man. iier Bonds
sold down to 7% of their vnlue after the
Franco-Prussian War. They appeared
hopeless, yet in two years they had recovered 95%, making fortunes for the far-
sighted investors who had the courage to
invest in them. When millions of men and
populations of nations lend tlieir collective efforts to the task—nothing is impossible. The French franc will undoubtedly come back to normal.
A study of history convinces one forcibly that the most difficult thing in the
world to destroy is national existence.
History is repealing itself. The opportunity of a lifetime, to earn remarkable
profits, exists today for investors, through
the purchase of these high-grade French
Government Bonds. They rank as the
pre-eminent class of French Government
securities, and are virtually a first mortgage on the entire assets and resources of
the vast and wealthy Republic of France.
The Bonds are valid for 30 years after
maturity, and the interest coupons for 5
years after their respective maturity
dates, thus enabling; the investor to cash
them at any time the exchange rates are
France is a first-class commercial, naval
and military power of the world. French
industries are thriving and working overtime. France is exporting goods to every
country of the globe; her shipping is
crowding the world's ports, and the nation shows every evidence of industrial
and economic progress. Reparation payments from Germany are: further enhancing the French treasury. These conditions
will be quickly reflected in a rapid rise in
the French Franc, which in turn increases
the value of French Government Bonds.
That is why we urge ynu to buy French
Government Bonds NOW, while they
are on the bargain counter.
The income from the iverag. cotpoi .tion
or industrial Bo-iii is fixed, that i. to s;y. a
6*To Bond of J 1.000 dcnominatloo yield,
exactly $60.00 every year until maturity.
The income from French Government 6%
Bond, comprises many of the attractive
features of CO ordinary thin, or share ot
common stock. While tlie Income expressed
in French money remain, fixed the value
.*f that money to the Canadi '.it or American
investor depends upon the exchange value
ol the French franc expressed in dollars.
Thus it wil! be seen that al the present
rale for the franc the holder of n lo.n.w-
l-'ianc Bond will receive for Ills coupons
a.cremating always 600 franc, por annum a
lum in Caua.h.in money equivalent *o a
return of nearly 7% on Ills investment, that
i... on the cost of his 10.000-Franc Boot
which al the ptcsent time is Ja-to.OO.
When the fiauc reaches 8 cents, however.
the value of tile coupons will be much
hither; 600 francs will Ire worth Jts.00
which on an investment ol $340.00, is coual
ID a yield of 11%. Few common stock,
offer so atlra.live a return.
When thc fiane has reached 10 cents or
Sl.OOJ.OO per 10,000-lranc Bond the return
will be proportionately higher, livery 600
francs in interest coupons will bring $60.00
when caahed. Her. the yield i. more than
At 15 cenls per ftanc the coupon, on a
10,000-lranc Bond costing only $340.00 today (cormal value $l,0J0.0O—a profit on
the principal of $I.SV0.00) will be worth
So00, representing  a.   return   of   tret
And lastly, wilh the franc at par. i.e.
10.3 cents or $1,9.30.00 per 10,000-franc
Bond, thc coupons for cue year amounting
to 600 francs will bc worth $115.80—an
amount equivalent to a return ol nearly
34-14% en tlte original investment et
Table Showing Present Price and Possibilities
With Bond, at Par ond Wnne.li:
•    KB
•   10.00
$    150.00
19.3 Cen<
•  tits
1,MS Franc.. French Government t% Bond. mm
JlM# Ftanc French Government '% Bond.    ,    fr
S,IM Ftanc.. Frenth Government bt. Hsssrtl     ■   ««-	
||,INFiaact. Flench C-ssnf-ins-lM «% Bond.	
H -Mf Fianca. Fren, h Government b% Bond*	
H ••• Ftaai., Fi-wh Government t,% Bond. mm.mmmm.
IHjHI Franc. Fteacn jrvivnnieui b.% Bead. mmmm, ^^^^^^^^^^
WE ARE telling a large aumbei ul ftvs Rond. at the abort prtce. rtlch eotun every tmente.   Upon receipt et aomUd
chVoue nTnioSey 538 a e »111 al on, e, ,.„!., v, *le.   teat* art lonrard-sd by ,e.l.t.red .ml lisnte.l mail. Order V nil r.-
adttaa'e to cover putclia-H, ».uel Le received ly eaily mall lo mate the pdsw aa Quotation, cluuigc fie-jucntl!.
Fofraaavyeaistlil. Investment llnuseh.sheenljisiaela,aloea«M«agelnatvafe«Ullllondlse,u.r. II Is vitally Inn" it in|
to til to have our client, .elect thoM bond. .Inch will make the Bo* ■ooey lor them andIntake lt ino.l ,iui. k: >. Our Wlereat
a^-^oL*aftetasale.lotlil.ourconst«nlalmtokeeplnlouchwllhourcllentele..catteredll,tou.hoiiith,-l,i,ciliaii'l "*''"'
.1 C.mda tlie lulled Malr. and Newloundl.nd, lo lend.r It (ratltlMlsa Krvlc, lolormiotcUenti, when Bond, useinsua It
llilif^whetheto'not we deem lt.dvia.hl. to aril.   ThKamle«l.ai»eMlvelnoinelvaa.T>ullt. value to o.r clle.t. i. •
I ctth
1 enclose herewith j    accepted cheque
money order
for $.......*- .......Z......in full payment
I lor the purchase from you of Jrancs in French Government 6% I
IHata Hill I
I Bonds (Loan of 1920), which you are to forward me by registered and insured mail, j
I ■      r ' I
I Name *•■- - I  '
| Address  ™ »......-.	
Ttie Snlsa fmnc a f«W I'C&it t|0 ***>
Worth unly 15.14 cema ur Sl5.UD.0U per
100,1)0!) franca—yet t.i->.;i.y it U ... '-J
above par cr at moru than ]l<Mi*U per
130,000 franci. Thc n\u? of HKJ.OOO
Srt iss franci luis incrpnael by more than
S-l.ltiO.Oi) within a com para tlTaly ahorC
apaca of time.
Tho Dutch Guiltier, Holland'a monetary
unit, following tlir war depredated from
Iti par value of tn 10 cents or |10.200.00 per
100,00 ptfldftfl, to W.3 centa Dl SiVOO.OO
par loo.iiiio.  TO-DATf loo.oou tfulldan
ure aiialn worth (40,200.00, allowing a
NET RISK of S10,'to0.00.
Tin Swedish kronn, normally worth
i0.8 centi or -tiO.HOO.00 per 100,000 kic m„
dropped to 17.05ctntlor 117,450 ;t)pvr
loo.ooo. in a few year* ita unit hoi
completely tiv»■-.•• r.i all iu toMH aud
ut pron-M tii.- i.ilutM'f 100,000 Swedish
ktotie Ih 126,500.00. Outing the pet&Jt
i lie vnlue of 1110,000 Uonc lltflMMtJ by
In Its* ttiuti two ynu ',. * iapaneae yen
Ine KIM Nfroui\\r!:.fntaor$A7,K7.S.-
IV JN.I   iM.M'O  j i*n,  to U.<Hi centa ot
i |6t9B0 oo par loo.ooo. Dwptti tba ireai
^^^^    iht by
eountry'i m i	
1011,000 yen htl It"
lu I.I ss THAN
i v
r bnoi
•arthquikN on Um
.<. Ihe value or
u.-tl by 19,075.00
TWEN n -KM u
i been tin
■xi limine•
leal i
al i
lunl.h I	
i.i  Wt,,M)«.mi pi'i   IDD.Ofl
iii   1921   ii   Lui  Mien
.'  '   i       ■   i:'i     pf!      11*11.Ill,'I
lO'i.ooo r   ■ ■ ■
II   ■
...   ...At  Ol
the vnlue uf
inian rtnma nur- Im-reuted by
li, In   Hi m lite yeara' tlma
•(Ian krone lut HIM N  i
i oi tl 1,700.00 per 100,009
>IVI.« iu I.' ot centi oi MM*, oo rer
ino.ooo, »h* u,„. u NBT HIM of |(o,-
.up.mi riu ioo.ooo m.uiNt; ink
1 lia Spanllh peaata from 11.79 cmtf
oi 111,750,00 per 100,000 poaetaa a few
year. au<>, hai now recovered to 15.14
cantl 01 Jl'.Mii.i'O per 100,090 and tha
unit Is ci pec t i'd to touch par thla year.
I eailing South AnerUan exchangea
nhow ainiiliir w 'c ImprnveflienU. Within
three yean Hi** Drntllbin mllrela hai
advanced from H-55 tenia or tfl.MO.OO
per 100,000, to 15.07 centa or 115,079.00
tier 100.001 i.irling a NET CAIN OP
|7,320,0D.PER 100,900 Mil HUS. The
At iii i.'iiw I'i'.io ii .f not long ago worth
only iH.SI cents oi HM70.00 per 100,000
prion but TO-DAY It h quoted at 40.4*
rente or $40,410.00 per 100,000. The
value of lon.nnn ArUcutiuo pnoo baa
Tn thn light of ili>*-" arcnmplhhmenti
It la easy to neo that France witli a
baluncrd budget, debt funding agreement •*, In Bliuf. iHiniii'ly ADVANCED
KM nu HV, can put lhe fmnc back
tn p»r -ii.* centa or 119,309.00 par
100,000 franca) within tbe comport-
ilvily neur future.
14 Thursday, January 6th, 1927
Thursday, January 6th, 1927
Cbe Cranbrook herald I
aasssx   i ■  -    ■ i   I.       ai
lob.fjl|il]„n I'lice  HM l'er Year
Ik Uulled Mimes  *t.M Ver Imu
Advertising Ratea on Application, Changes ot Copy
Br Ads'vmslug itusuij lie baudetl lu uot inter than Wa*.
nadir itoou to aeenra attention
CRANBROOK  has come up to within a week of
tlu- date of the civic elections without very
much excitement being raised, but it now appears
braleii Ormiston in the rase would clear it all up,
but it i*, ilniutv »i apparently in a somewhat unexpected manner, with llu* virtual collapse of thc
east* against lur and her co-defendants, on the
grounds" of tlu* unreliability uf the principal witness
against lur. 1 low ever the ease is to lie decided, further capital is tu ht* made uf it in the form of a tour
which the now lamed evangelist is announced to
embark upon shortly, and the net result of the accusations made against her, whether well-founded or
ill, is likely to be tlie accession of a good many thou
sand people tu her particular cult.
that the ratepayers
their vote fur tlu* o
other positions ui ci
come vacant wilh lis
prehensive statement
presenting the two \
ful study before thc
the mayoralty conte
to exercise
mayor, ii not for the
onsibility that have be-
ig of time.   Very fumed this week
linve been prepared
wpoints, which
.allots are easl,
however, then
pear a vt
fur  next
IS   the C
1 Semph
■ji brisk mutual
.   a   *
se in the Ameri
MacPherson, c
uiehi that the I
al electii
leservc tare-
Apart from
dues nut ap-
in the offing
■uurls again
elist, t" be
learanee uf
EAI") the i
duction fr
iny Co., arising
twenty million
million dollars
whicli tin' --'"iii
csser ti:
ul ihr
Kiniberle; -
posits in tin
in slum inc
and he glad
prosperitj   i
nnouncement of the increased pro
im Lhe Consolidated Mining & Smelt-
\t-iy largely in tliis district, from
dollars in 1924 tu uver thirty-seven
in 1926, ami uf the further plans
am lias fur expansion. Read also
■es, Wit equally interesting, of con-
in the postal revenue in the district,
lial jump in this respect the town of
v.-, Consider the fact that bank de-
ty and other nearby places continue
si'S—and then look facts m the face
live in tlie Cranhr
A genera! heavy rain and thaw
seems to huve been prevalent over the
district, during the past week. Motor-
juts are finding it hard going tu Cranbrook on the icy roads nowadays;
with plenty of sliding to make tlie
journey adventurous.
Among those motoring to Cranbrook on Friday evening to attend
the banquet and dance of the Scandinavian Brotherhood, were: Mr. and
Mrs. Gust. J. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs.
A. Anderson, Messrs. John A. Law-
son, C. Anderson, Eric Carlson, Andy Granberg, Ed. Renstrom and John
Arthur Arnold returned to Ward
ner on Sunday noon's train from Calgary, where he spent the holidays as
the guest of friends.
Recovering From Injuries
character and body.
Mr. Fleming stated thnt he had
chosen as the subject for his somewhat impromptu talk "Whnt was the
true relation of athletics in the
scheme of life." In an interesting
way he showed that idealistic characters such as saints were those
that won for themselves our admiration, aptly asking what could
more readily win our respect thnn a
real athlete—a husky man of
strength and virility? Asserting that
he could not agree with the old belief that athletics were not in line
witli lhe highest things in life, he first
showed bow play is the most natural
thing in life, and by reference to the
life of Christ, nointed out many instances from which it could be readily inferred that the acknowledged
leader of men must hnve possessed
all the characteristics of un athlete
und was a man of strength.
nl   ui'   cheiner
•<1 based nn
al  condition.1
uh district, where
solid foundations
which   are   not
G. 1. A. TO THE
Last Mondny evening
al the rcgu-
lur meeting of Selkirk
llivisiiui, No.
■17;). G. I. A. t„ Hi,* B.
•if 1,. I*)., the
following OfTiCOfB wen* i
Inly Installed,
Mrs. .1. T. Sin-vis, Peat
President, be-
inu the mstulliiin ofllcer
President              Mis.
IV. O'Hearn
Vice-Pres.            .Mis. A
. .1. Uatelifre
Secretary                  Mi
*-. T. S. Hill
Treasurer            Mr
s .1. Kennessy
Chaplain         Mrs
. A. K. Gray
Relief Sec.           Mis. i
i. ll. Carlyle
Guide                     Mis
Sentinel                Mrs.
ii. Gammon
Crescent Marshal    Mis
li. Campbell
Slur Marshal         Mrs.
elecleil  dele-
■Mrs. T. S. Gill was
gate i„ attend tlif com
■eiititm which
is lo In, heltl in Clovcli
stul. Ohio, in
early summer.
After nil business In
iui; trnnsact-
etl it social hour was s
ii,*ni nnd re-
freshtnents enjoyed.
*************** ****** *****
Wnrdner is ut present in the midst
of un epidemic of German measles
this week, severul eases lieing reported, both among tin- adults and child-
The cose
! an*
nil''light, how-
, in every ii
:o, and although
it lui
•g<* number
nl' ea:
ica are prevalent
:   present  being
■reed,   since
illness   in   this
.seems to 1
■e of
kit short   dura-
Mr. und Mrs. Kd. Peppier loft on
Friday noon's train for Spokane,
where they will spend the New Vear
holiday and llu* ensuing week, as the
guests of  friends in the states city.
Miss Isa Taylor lift on Friday
evening for her home in Waldo for u
few weeks'  holiday.
Kiunk and .1
to Wardner on
spending   the   I
their parents in
-Im  Moi
re returned
noon, after
eel; visiting
Arthur Welsford left on Wednesday last on a trip to tli** prairie,
where he expects tu be absent about
a month. During his holidays
"Shorty" will visit friends in Calgary
and Lethbrldge for several days, later proceeding tn Wi*taskawin, where
he will Bpend a couple of weeks on
his ranch before returning to Wardner. .Mi*. Wolsford'a ranch is close
to tbat of Mr. and Mrs. John Nlol-
son's, who also formerly lived in
Wardner,   but  who  are   now   making
their home on ihe ranch.   Mi*. Wels-
ford'fl ranch iu leased  nut.
spent New Year's as the guest of Miss
Victoria Knoul. Miss Taylor returned on Sunday to Wardner.
Miss Jennie Hopkins, of Tu-Ta
Creek, arrived in Wardner on Sun-
dav, preparatory to taking up her
duties on the local school stall', at Hie
reopening of classes on Monday.
Miss Hopkins is filling the vacancy
caused bv the resignation of Mrs.
Wm. Muder.
Many Wardnerites were surprised
about » p.m. Monday evening to see
in the sky over Baker .Mountain the
reflection" of a large fire, which, upon
Inquiries being made, was decided to
be lhat of the buildings on the old
fair- grounds, in Cranbrook, since
these were burned down nbout that
Little Sydney Itentstrom left on
Sunday evening for Fernie, where he
will spend the next couple of weeks
visiting at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rawson.
Mrs. Howard Haney and daughter,
Beverly, left on Sunday for her hoinfe
in Vahk, after spending the holidays
in Wardner, at the home of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Thompson,
Don't forget that the nexl monthly
meeting of the Wardner Pnrent-
Teacher  Asociation   will   be   held   or.
Thursday afternoon, January 13th,
in the Club Hull.	
Mr. M. 0. Holmes was admitted
to ihe St. Kugene Hospital, Cranbrook, on Monday of this week, and
on Tuesday underwent un operation
i'or appendicitis. Latest reports from
ihe hospital, at time of writing, state
Mi*. Holmes to be resting as comfortably as may be expected,
M*'. Jimmy Gordon returned on
Sunday from Wasa, where lie spent
ihe holidays with friends.
Messrs. Harry Thompson, Mr.
Thompson) Sr.. and Alec Daye motored to Cranbrook on Monday last.
Several Wardnerites were invited
to Jaffray on Christmas night, to attend a dance at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. (Just Johnson, among those receiving invitations being: Mr. nnd
Mrs. 11. Renstrom, Miss Vera lien
-trom. Mr. Ed. Renstrom, Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Coffee, of Vahk; Miss Jennie Eastwood, and Messrs. (Iust Ed-
wurilson, Frie Michelson, Eric Carlson,  Ben Johnson,   Karl   Eastwood,
Arthur   Welsford,   C.   Anderson,   Oh
Helman, Harry Thompson, Frank and
Tom Fitzsimmons, Harold und Victor
Johnny Mader
ner  on  Sunday
Earl Eastwood left
evening for his lm
Alta., for a few day
which    time   be   kept
returned to Ward-
fro ni   Hosmer  am
Galloway,    spending   the    Christina;
holidays with his sister. Mrs. 11. Wil'f
1 iti, at Hosmer, and later proceeding
to Galloway to spend New Year's a
lhe home of his father. Mr. W
The removal of the postoffice ti
its new location, which was to hav
been accomplished Ihis week, ha
been necessarily postponed for a few
weeks, owing to the unexpected ill
ness of tbe new postmaster, Mr. M
0. Holmes, who is at present con fin
ed iu the St. Eugene Hospital, Cran
brook, recovering from an operation
for appendicitis,
The planing mill again commence
operations on Monday, following it-
being closed do\yn for the holidn;
week. Orders for lumber are comlni
iu steadily, and prospects of u goot
year ure in view.
John A. Lawson returned to Ward
ner on Wednesday from Spokam
where he spent the Christmas holi
days as the guest of friends.
For thc second time in less than
a  month, the sympathy of Wardn
people has been extended to Mr. Wi
Greep, in the bereavemnt of hia i
fn til  son, whose death took  place at
the   Greep   home   very   suddenly
Sunday   morning.    Thc    baby,    who
was brought to the family home just
, before Christmas,  from  the St.  Eu-
Grace  Taylor left on  Satur-j gene Hospital, Cranbrook,  where he
ning   for  Fernie,  where  she| remained   after   the   death   of   Mra.
ii Wednesday
■ in Vulcan,
visit, during
an engagement to play tlu* banjo at a New-
Year's Eve dance in Vulcan, assisting
other members of an orchestra. Karl
expects in return in Wardner next
week, and will make his home here
with his parents for the winter.
Mr.  IJ.   o.   Iverson   returned   tn
Wardn ei  Saturday to take up his
duties on the school stall', after spending the imi ii lays with relatives ir
Camrose, Altn., and in Calgary,
Mr. and Mrs, Win .Under returned to Wardner this vvook, after spending the holidays visiting in Hosmer,
as thn guests ot Mr, Mader's sister,
Mrs. B. Wilfliii, and family.
Mr. Olaf Wold left on Thursday
evening's train fnr llamns, Altu.,
on a business visit regarding
the leasing of his ranch, which is
situated near Barons,
Having taken over the business known as the
Pine Tree, formerly owned by Miss A, Duncan, the
undersigned takes this opportunity of soliciting the'
continuance of the patronage extended lo her predecessor, and assures all old and new customers the best
of service in the future.
Greep, due to complications following his birth, appeared to be in the
best of health until about nn hour
or so previous to his death, although
in Saturday the infant appeared to
have a slight cold remedies for which
were applied. The baby seemed improved on Sunday morning, und Mr.
Greep left for his work as usual. A
few moments luter the baby was
found to he unconscious, and death
took place shortly afterwards, due,
it is understood, to pneumonia. Even
yet, it seemed us though fate had a.
few nunc hard blows for the unfortunate family, since n few hours
the younger son, Earl, was I
threatened also with pneumonia, and
hurriedly taken to the St. Eugene Hospital, Crunbrook, the sume
evening, where he is now on the road
to recovery, Mr. Greep left on
Tuesday evening for Glenwood, Alta.,
.lie home of the family, with the body
of his Infant son, which will be in-
i erred in the family plot beside the
mother, in the Glenwood cemetery.
Ihis second sad journey to the Alberta prairie is doubly pathetic, when
one considers that only about ten
days earlier, Mr. Greep returned to
his bereaved family, after tuking to
Glenwood the body of his deceased
Mr, Charlie Draper, of the Hun-
son Oarage, Cranbrook, wns a Wardner visitor on Thursday, motoring
down with a new car for Mr. F. W.
Birch, also tuking the opportunity of
handing out McLaughlin and Pontiac
calendars to the many local patrons
of the garage.
Mr. ami Mrs. Wm. Holtom were
Cranbrook visitors on Sunday evening, taking little Earl Greep to the
St. .Kugene Hospital, and again on
Monday when the little Ruder girl
was unwell,
11 s reported that a bridge club
is to be started in Wnrdner during
ibe next week or so. The club will
not be conducted formally, merely
being organized as a method of
amusi ment among curd players during- the winter months.
Harry and Snm Thompson motored to Cranbrook on Friday evening
to attend the ball at the Auditorium.
The Wardner Pierott Troupe have
decldod to hold their concert in Wycliffe on Wednesday evening, January 12th, in response to several requests from that town for their performance. The popularity of the
troupe is increasing, and with each
performance they nre adding to their
The" many friends of Mrs. Jack
Guest are pleased to learn that she
is now able to get around again foi-
.owing her long illness. Miss Kathleen Sheppard, her daughter, how
i ver, is confined to her home this
week, with a slight attack of German
We have read several times re
cently lhat New Yeur resolutions nre
not being resolved nny more, and
ihai they are completely out of date,
tin* Mime as hairpins, etc., but we
are still Bceptlcal as to the truth of
this. There are several reasons why
people will continue to make resolutions al the beginning of the yenr,
even though they will probably not
keep them. For instance, a resolu
lion lo be more economical comes almost automatically, after the Christmas orgy of benevolence and "spend-
itis." Among the kiddies (and many
of the "never-grow-older" kids) the
resolution to eat more sparingly is
apt to be prevalent, while some
Christmas gift cigars nre said ...
■imply breed non-smoking resolutions.
Then again, on the more serious side,
gifts and cards from almost forgotten friends stir in most of us a resolution to keep up a better correspondence. Thore may be dozens of
other instances, if wc stop to look,
1 ■■* " appears that to really stop th
Street and Sidewalk Debenture
In order that a fair idea may be obtained of thc work accomplished duriig thc past year, the following brief history and resume
of the expenditures under the three By-Laws approved by the ratepayers in January last is submitted for consideration:
By-Law No. 261 — Public Works Equipment.
Debentures sold   $15,000.00
Discount on sale, legal costs, etc      1,021.63
making of resolutions at faew Year
jo obliged to stop huv-
Christnias, since New Vear is a
Will first be
r Christmas, i
«il afiermnth.
.Mr. John Lawson, of the Wardner
Hotel, spent several days on business
in Calgary this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Coffee and
family left on Wednesday for their
home in Ynhk, after spending the
holidays in Wardner, at the home of
Mrs. Coffee's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
OU* Renstrom.
Mr. H. W. Birch has purchased one
of the new McLaughlin-Buicks from
J (he Hanson Garage, Cranbrook, this
week, a specinl "Six," two-door sedan, which wns delivered on Thurs-
i day last.
! Mr. and Mrs. F. Thompson and
family returned to Wardner on Sunday, after spending the holidays as
' the guests of Mrs. Thompson's parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. A. L. Bryant.
Mr. and Mrs. Rothwell, Sr.. have
taken up housekeeping in their new
living apartments, over their bakery
and confectionery stores. While the
store departments are not yet ready
for general use, Mrs. Rothwell already hns a list of clients for ker
(Continued from Page One)
day, was captured by Sgt, Georgo
Greenwood of the provincial police
about It o'clock Friday morning, after
a 12-hour siege, during which time
the ofllcers attempted to drive him
from his securely barricaded premises and  captured  unharmed.
In the end, however, the Chinaman
wua not rendered incapacitated until
a withering gunfire had been concentrated on the building, under cover
of which lurge charges of dynamite
were pluced in front of and ut thc
rear of the building. Following setting otf these blasts fire broke out
of the front of the laundry building
nnd entry from the rear was effected by Sgt. Greenwood, who found
Long Kee unconscious and rescued
him alive. It wns later discovered
the Chinamen had a bullet wound
in the abdomen. He was taken to
the Fernie General Hospital, where
he died on Saturday.
Other casualties resulting from thc
mnnhunt ure Constable Sharpe, bullet wound in the right side of his
face, which shattered the upper and
lower teeth nnd splintered the lower
jaw, the bullet exuding from the
mouth, and Frank McNab, gunshot
wound in the face below the right
Constables E. Davies and Ira
Brown of the provincial police, Fernie, hud narrow escapes from being
wounded as n result of the vicious
fire kept up by the demented recluse, sevtM'iii bullets grazing their
Not   Easily   Overcome
The insane Chinaman displayed
wonderful cunning in hastily preparing to withstand attempts to effect
his capture by heavily barricading
the three-storey building in which he
operated the laundry under the name
of Chong Quay Co. The doors were
ull reinforced with bags of rice, boxes
and piles of laundry. Every window
wns bourded up on the inside, while
at various pluces he arranged loopholes through which he could observe
approach from al] directions. Armed
with a forty-five Webblcy-Scott service revolver and hundreds of rounds
of ammunition, the bloodthirsty lunatic proceeded to greet any human
intrusion with persistent aud uncomfortably accurate gunfire. The initial attempts to dislodge him were
entreaties to peaceably give himself
up, these even being conveyed to him
in his own language by other Chinese
Waldo residents. Response to all appeals wns bullets. Under cover of
darkness un attempt was made to
batter down the front entrance and
the use of tear gas bombs composed
of ammonia and mustard composition, but these proved ineffectual
Finally by renewed nttneks with battering rams, small appertures were
made, into which were thrown stink
pots composed of burning sulphur
and cuyenne popper. During an attack made by Sergt. Greenwood, uc-
companied by Constuble Shurpe and
Mr. McNubb, the two latter received
their wounds. Dynamite wus then
brought into play, nt first two sticks
at a time being exploded ut convenient points near the building, cart
being exercised not to demolish the
structure, in the hope thnt Long
Quny would be scured into surrendering himself. About midnight the
Chinaman's fire ceased, nnd observers approached the building, nnd to
them it appeared thut the sulphur
fumes were so dense that human life
could not exist within the building,
but when entry wns attempted hi
ugnin opened fire. The police thereupon responded and two lurge charges of dynamite were placed nt front
and rear of the luundry and exploded
simultaneously. The building caught
fire in tha front, whereupon Sergt.
Greenwood boldly forced entry
through u rear window, and found
Long Kee unconscious. He conveyed him safely outside, whereupon he
wns tuken by motor cur to the Fernie
BORN—On Priday, Docember 24,
in Mr. and Mis. W. Parker, of Moyie,
nl tlio St. Bugona Hospital, a son.
BORN -- On Saturday, December
26th. to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Xiihels. ol .lalVray, at the St. Kugene
Hospital, a son.
HOUN—At the St. Eugene Hospital, on Thursday, December 30th, to
.Mr. and Mrs. Aiscne Barrc, of Moyie,
:i son.
BORN*-*—On Saturday, January 1st,
t the Si. Eugene Hospital, to Mr.
nd Mrs. A. C. Musfclt, of Cran.
rook, a daughter.
N'ct proceeds      13,987.3;
By-Law No. 262 — Street Construction.
Debentures sold     22,000.00
Discount on sale, legal costs, etc      1,435.00
Net  proceeds     20,656.00
By-Law No. 263 — Sidewalk Construction.
Debentures sold	
Discount on sale, legal costs, ele	
Net* proceeds 	
Wednesduy evening the regular
meeting of the Cranbrook Brotherhood was held in the schoolroom of
•he United Church, when after bar-
nking of an excellent supper nnd nn
enjoyable sine song, the meeting hnd
the pleasure of listening to nn address from the guesft of the evening,
Rev, Mr. Fleming, of Lumborton nnd
Moyie. As intimated by members who
moved a vote of thanks to the speuker, his remnrks were much appreciated. The subject, while of a religious nature, wns considered interesting und profitable on account of
the unique angle from which it was
dealt with. As pointed out by one
of the speakers, the address showed
that contrary to the somewhat popular opinion that followers of "The
Man of Nazarreth" were of necessity
The feast of the Holy Name was
celebrated in St. Mary's Church on
Sunday last, with all the pomp of
Catholic liturgy. At 10.00 a.m. a
solemn High .Mass wns celebrated by
the pastor, Rev. Father Ehmann,
O.M.I., assisted by Rev, Futher Ted-
row, O.M.I., of St. John's College.
Edmonton, as deacon, and Rev. Father Cullinan, CM.I., ns sub-dencon.
The choir sang Coneonne's Mass,
which contributed greatly to the
beauty and solemnity of the Feast.
In mi eloquent sermon, the preacher, Rev. Father Tedrow, O.M.I.,
showed in a masterly manner the duties and responsibilities of mun to
Cod, liis Creator and Redeemer.
This solemn High Mass, a privilege
rarely enjoyed in this parish, was
greatly enjoyed by a large and de-
vout congregation.
Tho same evening took place the
reception of the Altnr boys into St.
John':* Berchmnn's Society, an organization introduced into the parish
by the pastor. Rev. Futher Ehmann
in introducing the preacher, expressed the hope thnt the rnnks of the
IS members elect included some who
would later in life be invested with
(lie power nnd dignity of priesthood,
and join in the great work of serving
the Catholic Church in Canada and
Hritish   Columbia.
The pulpit was occupied by the
preacher of the Mass. He chose as
liis subject the higher spiritual life,
dearly defining sacerdotal nnd re-
ligious vocations, nnd setting forth
ihe spiritual qualities and virtues required of" a person aspiring to religion or priesthood.
The ceremony und sermon were
followed by Benediction of the
Blessed Sacrament given bv Rev.
Father Cullinan, O.M.I.
A word of appreciution is due the
Rev. Pastor, Father Ehmann, O.M.I.,
for his tireless efforts in connection
wiih the welfare of the parish in
general and especially the work he
has necomplished in connection with
the Altar boys ns 11 result of his labors.
It is the sincere wish of every par-
ishonor that the foundation of the,
new church will be commenced at an
early date us possible, as the present
building is much too small to ac-
commodate the congregation that is
growing steadily.
lt is estimated the new structure
will cost about $25,000.00 and will
have over double the seating capacity
of the present building. The new
church is to be of Romanesque design, and will prove when completed
one of the most artistic buildings in
the eity.
effeminate, they were and should be —: «< ..»...*.»...*...«=«.
virile red-blooded men, strong both tical nature could be evolved.
Wednesduy evening, nt the regulur
merting of Cranbrook Assembly, No,
22, Native Sons of Cunudu, the matter of the celebration of Cunada's
diamond jubilee was considered, and
the committee which hns been appointed for some time to deal with
the mutter, brought it up for dis
cussion. The committee were of the
opinion thnt the day should be mark*
ed in some special way, as it was
apparent would be the cuse in every
centre in Cunada. They felt, however, lhat while it wus possibly up
to them to take the initiative in the
mutter, they were of the opinion that
it.wns one in which every organization of u public or semi-public na-
iure should co-operate. It was therefore decided that this decision us to
llieir position should be conveyed to
the bodies referred to, und they be
asked to contribute their opinion us
to such u eelebrntion, and appoint a
delegate to a gcnerul meeting. It
was felt by some thnt the territory
should not be confined to Crnnbrook,
but .should include other towns.
While functions of n patriotic nature
should mark the day in each place
in the district, thc matter of the
selection of tlie place for the. big
celebration should be decided by this
committee. Thc right of Kiniberley
to the dny for celebration purposes
was admitted. It wns suggested,
however, thnt in the light of the exceptional circumstnnces, a modification of the arrangement might be
mnde whereby all points interested
would be sntisfied. Many places
regularly hold two days' celebration
in honor of Confederation—It has
boon therefore suggested that Thursday the 1st be featured by Kimberley, nnd Friday the 2nd be the big
day in Crnnbrook, u program to be
drawn up by the committee covering
the two days, so thut the interest of
both pluces might bc adequately safeguarded. It wns felt that a* a result
of thc deliberations of the general
committee, some scheme of a prac-
By-Law No. 261.
Equipment purchased:
Road Roller 	
.-.   $ 6,050.00
Rack Crusher 	
....     2.506.00
...      2.600.00
larviu   Kettle  	
Equipment Shed 	
Insurance Premiums	
Sundries — labor and material ....
Balance paid out of current
Total    $14,069.52   $14,069.52
By Law No. 262.
Net proceeds 	
Baker Street brought to (trade by the
removal oi much excess material between
Hanson Avenue and Van Home Street and
the addition of considerable filling between
Norbury and Fenwick Avenues, amounting to
to an average of more than twelve inches of
central depth over that distance; a base of
crushed rock with the necessary filler was
then placed followed by a secondary coat of
crushed rock; two coats of Tarvia were applied over an area of 38,600 square feet; 400
barrels of Tarvia being used and followed by
a blending coat of screenings 	
Edwards and Louis Street covered with
with crushed rock over an area of 630G lineal
feet of road surface 	
Inventory Tarvia, 30 barrels 	
Balance cash on hand 	
Total     $20,565.00   $20,565.00
Thc cost of acquiring a rock pit, clearing right-of-way, installing power line to the rock pit and setting up the crusher to the
amount of $1,498.27 has been capitalized with the idea of spreading
it over a i>eriod of five years and onlv one-fifth of the amount is
taken to account in the above costs, 'the above amount is made up
as follows:—
City Transfer Company contract  $    171.25
Labor          348.20
Wiring and accessories         287.17
Poles            169.00
Transformers         422.65
Land Purchase :         100.00
The cost of the work on Baker Street is within $300.00 of the
original estimates, and in this connection it might be stated that the
original estimates were based on using pit-run gravel and that it was
later found necessary to move and install the crusher at its present
location in the new rock-pit. The material from the new pit, while
considered much more suitable for street work than pit-run gravel,
is much more costly to produce. It should also be stated that the
original estimates included Tarvia "B" which was later changed to
Tarvia "X," the latter being a heavier product and necessitating more
expensive equipment for its application.
By-Law No. 263.
Net proceeds $ 7,407.34
Twelve foot sidewalk with concretq curb,
Surface Crushed Rock and Tarvia Mix
Baker St.. 260 lineal ft., including retaining wall
Ten foot sidewalk with concrete curb,
Surface Crushed Rock and Tarvia Mix
Hanson Ave  134 lin. ft.
Louis St  130 lin. ft.
Cranbrook St   130 lin. ft.
Total  394 lin. ft.
Eight foot sidewalk with concrete curb,
Surface Crushed Rock and Tarvia Mix
Hanson Ave 400 lin. ft.
Six foot sidewalk with wooden curb,
Surface Crushed Rock and Tarvia Mix
Armstrong Ave. between Louis
and Edwards  1200 feet
Edwards St.. Burwell to East
Pooley   286 feet
Hanson Ave., west side, adjacent
to Block 91     450 feet
Total cost 	
Balance cash in Bank
1926 feel
$ 4,567.13
Total     $ 7,407.34   $ 7.407.34
In connection with the sidewalk work accomplished il should
be noted that several difficult and rather expensive sections were
undertaken, including the retaining wall on Baker Si reel, as well
as cxccsslvt grading on Cranbrook Street anil excessive filling on
.Armstrong and Hanson Avenues.
The necessity for changing the location of the rock crusher
as well as the late arrival of tlie Tarvia kettle, and the delay in
getting the equipment working owing lo proper screens not having
ieen supplied by the manufacturers, held up the work on Baker Street
about five weeks longer than would ordinarily have been necessary.
•The above figures include all charges to December 1st, aud
payroll charges for thc month of December. It is anticipated that
the final figures will bc altered by a few December accounts which
have not yet been passed. Thess1, however, will not materially affect
the cost of the work.
In conclusion wc wish to state that every effort has been made
to handle thc undertaking of the proposed street program iu Ihe best
interests of all concerned and wc feel safe in assuring you that if
the program is continued it will bc found that it will save thc
ratepayers considerable money in the long run.
Yours respectfully,
Chairman Board of Works. Thursday, January (th, 1927
The Annual Meeting      j
— of the above Club will be held on --
Wednesday, January 26th
— at 8 p.m. —
—   IN   THE   CITY   HALL   -
I D.iciurco   \  ELECTION OF OFFICERS 1927 i
Fire Department Holds Annual Banquet Last Week
(Continued from Page One)
and fears expressed that the estimates had been overrun, he wns glud
to be able to assure them thut when
these were made up it would be seen
that the engineer's estimates hail
been well maintained. It was true
there had been setbacks and disappointments, which had been unavoidable, such as the re-locating of their
rock crushing plant, causing not only
delay, but an expense which though
at present charged up to operation,
Bhould in reality be chargeable to
plant. His Worship concluded by
wishing host and guests a Happy New
Mr.-H. Collier was next to express
his appreciation as one of the invited
Alderman Fink, who followed was
hailed as the daddy of fire fighting
affairs in Cranbrook, and intimated
that while no one was anxious to see
taxes go up, he was forced to admit
the necessity of a new hall and equipment, adding as it undoubtedly would
to the efficiency and comfort of the
brigade. In connection therewith Mr.
Fink was reminiscent of the old days
when, after a fire, all sorts of measures had to be resorted to to get a
line of hose thawed out with the thermometer at 32 below zero.
Mining   m   Big   Thing
Mr. Santo, introduced as the chairman of the Board of Trade committee on mining, was pleased to hear
of tbe optimistic reports with regard
to the city and concured in the belief that Cranbrook's future was very
bright. He urged all to put their
shoulders to the wheel and assist
whenever possible. He considered
that mining was the next field to
which Cranbrook had to look, claiming that the Sullivan mine was but
the forerunner of many important
mining projects. At the mining convention at Nelson he ft ■it that Cranbrook made nn excellent impression.
In response to u toust to the
police, Chief Halcrowe thanked
those who put forward the toast for
their kind reference to his depart-1
ment, nnd in extending to all the
best wishes of the season he coupled
with it a promise of the continuation
of the best service possible to tht
Aldermen   Sj.«-.. K
Alderman Flowers, after oxti n I
ing greeting to tho Fire department,
gave u short outline of the history of
the light department whicli spoke
well for its* management since ii became a city utility. He pointed ou1
that were it not for the profits derived from the light department the
citizens would have nn extra 8 mills
to pay on their tuxes. Figures weru
given to show the largo increase in
tho husiness of the department.
Chairman Lewis then favored with
a reading from Service, "lho Cremation of Sum McGee.
Alderman J. H, Cameron's addre
was one of much public hfterest,
forming as it did an interesting re
sume of civic affairs. "Jiinnii
showed that as a representative ol
the citizens he is intimately in touch
with its management and needs. After extending thanks to Fire Chief
Adams he paid tribute to the excellent manner in which he was conducting the affairs of the several offices
which he is cnlled upon to fill. With
respect to the street work Ml*. Cameron's explanation of conditii n
which hud to be met was of Interest,
nnd as he intimated, would, if Beri
ously considered, give a different
complexion to the criticisms which
have been levelled at the city management during the past year. He
pointed out that much work had
been done by the department this
years which would not ho apparent
till next year. The plant for crushing wns limited in capacity and the
work had been done in a banner
which would eventually prove to be in
tho city's best interests. Plan
the completion of tho top Burffl
of Baker Stret, he said, were mado.
With regard to sewer and water
works affairs nn account of the conditions nnd requirements in connection with them was given.
Mr. C. R. Ward took thc opportunity   to   compliment   the   fir i   >:■ |
ment and  civic  employees   jei i
for the excellent service wh ch tl
were rendering,  nnd  suggested
all get behind them to niaki   l
brook just a little better a city
even the encouraging address ...
Santo gave promise of.
Mr. Fink at this junctiirt ca]
the company to drink to the heal! i
of Chief Adams and that depa
of   nny   city   through   who!
watchfulness the safety of i *
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In1   i. Jan.   r>rt».—Dr.
.  ef  Vancouver, huve
home after n
visit with Dr Coj, jnr,
Mr. ii teran fur buyer, hi i ■ ii il i.i his winter work
ai ain and b . ■*■ looking after the
nti n  I   oi i:':  clienl
Mi a Grah-in    i ho spent her holl-
i at th   *   ast, and Mr, McOarry,
'h • prin   pi I of tho public schools,
ng In Vancouver, and
other . hroughoul   the
■    tricl   h   '■   all   returned   to   their
I  ■  for   til     w   il' r term.
• i   irkoil I ble change lias
In the weather.
rho bra I i ii n le of snow which
o worn ly i I \ omfortably covered
tho grot rm d Ing mosl of Christmas
week, fled before n Chinook which
was ushered into this part, about the
i ■ ■, of tho New Your. The Ice
on Windermere and the other lakes
is becoming thick and promlsos well
for thc garnering of the winter harvest.
Proceed   With  Journey   On
Tuesday, Bound for Coast
and Antipodes
January 4th 1927
■     l vain i  Herald
Cranbrook,  B.C.
Dear Sir:  1   trust   you   will   find
pace   in   your  ■ steemed   paper   for
these few lines.
On behalf of my  wife and self, 1
wish to heail * . thi   public of
Cranbrook  bj -  K   .*   rley  Eor their
: .i i bs ' xtended to  as during our
stay in their midst, and iu par-
■ ,i i iur the managem< nt of the Hotel
who turn   been  so kind and
table to us.    We certainly spent
:■. very pleasant New Year with them
ll wai "Home   Swei: Home."   Wc
dn i rely wish them b very prosper-
* ub  1927.
Thanking  you   In   anticipation.   I
am, sir,
Vmui   sincerely,
U. J. l.oROUX,
South African World Walkers.
Mr. and Airs.  I).  LeRoux started
.:  i ue! lay morn ng for the west on
:. - her leg of their joi rney.   They
ire bound from here lo the CoaBt,
nd from there il  is their intention
■ eall to the Antipodes, walking
cross the north and south island of
■ ■u Zealand, then across Australia.
rom thert they cnme back north to
he Orient, to  walk  through China*
nd Japan.
While in Cranbrook they started
Ir ir third log bonk, us from the first
i' thc year, anil the first signature
pnearing in llu* new book was from
: Herald. Their boolts make ex-
remely interest im;' documents und
:■■ filled with signatures obtained ■
'rom all over the world, They have
ow walked through South Africa,
Egypt, Kurope, and then to Canada,
vherc they have now been for tho
ist twenty-two months, which is
onger than they anticipated.    They
■ ere four month.- at Ignacc, Ont.,
inable to walk onj farther, wliich de-
ain.'ii them iu thi.*. country longer
hon they expected,
Mr. and Mrs. LeRoux expected to
reach Yuhk by aboul .lu* end of the
Mr. Carl White, who has Bpent tin
■ two weeks ai the ' oas:, return
I home on  Sunday,  und  ia agaii<
up his wort w tii the Compaq
ci   Btnff.
Mrs. E. Marsden is entertaining on
Wednesday evening for the youngei
et,  when card games  and  dancing
II be the chief attractions fur the
lt was with de< p regret that the
,i town of Dr, Wilson Herald
rne* wi ek   of  h s death ol
*.!:-.. u   ■■;,- :■'.   .Lues...
-... Chi  .  Bennett, who has been
at   the   hospital   here   for
progressing favorably,
be able to return to his home
i the mar future, his friend:, will be
ri  to learn.
Mr. and  Mrs.  K.  G.  Montgomery
nd Miss Eileen returned home Sun
from Spokane, where they spent
New Years,
il i Alex Caldwell entertained
a number of his boy friends on Mon-
fl rnoon at his home on Spokane St., the occasion being his birthday.
Mr. und Mrs,  Bert  .lure returned
home Sunday, having* spent n very
i Etsanl holiday at Rossland.
Mr, Norman Moore, for a,number
s     a resident of Kimberley. hut
now of Lumberton, wns in town on
business Monday,
Mies Diebolt is buck on the teach-
ng staff, having spent the Xmas holi-
....;. s r| Cranbrook.
The  bonspiei  which  was .to  have
placi the first of the week wns
postponed owing to  the  very  mild
Mr. Bob Crerar, of Trail, was in
town on business .Monday, und renew-
iij.' old acquaintances.
All of tho teachers arc back ngain
after the holidays, holding their positions al tbe public school, also the
t Egh school, commencing on -Monday.
Mrs, L. Campbell was informed
the first of tin* week of the death
of Mr. Campbell's mother in Ontario.
Mr. Campbell reached the bedside of
mother |u I a short time before
her death.
W. .!, (', (leave, of the office staff
of the C.M. & S. CO., returned home
t week from Trail, where he spent
th; Xmas holidays.
Mrs. C. A. Foote entertained a few
friend; at tea lust Thursday nfternoon.
Mr. K. Small was a visitor to town
the end  of last week.
Master Norman Burdett entertain-
< il a number of hoy friends on Friday
last, the occasion being his 10th
Mr. Geo. Kennedy, of Cranbrook,
was a visitor to town on Sunday,
and while lure was the guest of his
daughter, Mrs, Wm. Lindsay,
Mrs. .1. Fisher left on .Saturday for
Now Westminster, accompanied by
her daughter, Miss Louise, who wiil
attend the Columbin College for
A number from town attended the
Trainmen's bull in Cranbrook on New
Year's Eve, and reported a splendid
Mrs. Keir nnd Miss Kerr, who linve
heen   the   guests   (if   Kev.   and   Mrs.
Elvani ovor the ICmai holidays, left
ou   Monday   for their  home  in   Oil
gory.      From   their   (bey   will   go   to
California  to  spend  the  winter.
Mrs. Mel O'Brien left on Monday
for RosBland, where she will visit at
'.iie home of her mother.
.Mrs. F. Fortier entertained a number of friends at a dinner partv Now
Year-, al  her    omi   on  Howard St.
The hockey match played New
Year's day between Michel und Kimberley was witnessed by a large
crowd, nnd a good game was had.
regardless of the Baft ice and snow.
The home team won by a score of
Those who attended the ball given
by the Eastern Sun* Lodge Nev,
Year's Eve say it was one of the
finest affairs of the seuson. The hall
was well filled; the music was good;
the floor was never better, and the
crowd full of pep—not a dull moment all night. Caps were worn by;
the crowd, which added to the merry-1
ment. Balloons and streamers were
scattered around, and the horns nnd
noise makers helped to welcome in
the .New Year. A lap supper wns
served in the dining ball, which wus
a gn al credit to those having the
affair In hand, also the programme
Miss Shiell returned on Saturday
from Needles, where she had spent
the  Xmas holidays ut her home.
N 0 1 E S
,,.%.'..*. -*..*..*.t*.^..*.*}..%,.\
Mr. nml Mrs. W. Bond and son,
Billy, and Mrs. Hind returned lasl
week afler spending two weeks' vacation al Calgary and Lethbridge,
spending Christmas with Mr. Bond's
mother at   Lethbridge..
Mr. and Mrs. \V. Bond were hosts
nt a delightful New Year's party at
their home here on Saturduy evening, the guests present being: Mrs.
D. L. Hind, Mr. and Mrs. W. Parnaby, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Hamilton. Mr.
nml MrB. W, L. Baum, and Mr. alid
Mrs, A. Brogan. The evening wns
spent by the playing of court wlvst,
the prize winners being: ladies' fiist,
Mrs. Dun Hamilton; consolation, Mrs.
A. Brogan; gentlemen's first, Mr. W.
Parnaby, and consolation. Mr. w. L.
Baum. A dainty supper was served
at midnight, the table being appropriately decorated with centre piece
of Ice cream representing clubs. The
toasts wero proposed by Mr. Dan
Hamilton, who was a most  capable
toastni08ter,  After supper a pleasant
ime was enjoyed by all until ■'( a.m.
!, 08, pioneer merchant
ge,  died   on   Wednesday
in iir il lasl week, lie came from
lOronto M years ago and built up a
;• * ib pr.ttmt ntal store business
11 rt. Ie was n broi her of Messrs.
iV, IL Hill and K. A. II 11, of this
Mr. Hill bad been desperately ill
since tho beginning of the winter,
being confined to his bed. He made
.1 courageous fight against heart disuse, complicated by gull stones, to
which  eventually  he  succumbed.
Mr. Hill went, to Lethbridge from
Toronto, his large third avenue department store becoming one of the
business landmarks of thnt city.
The death of E. J. Hill, of E. J.
H 11 & Company, departmental store
operators since IS.iU, removes from
the bus ness lif" of Lethbridge one of
ihe oldest und most successful retailers. Although the late Mr. Hill started his business career as a telegrapher, merchandising soon claimed und
held him. His business in Lethbridge, conducted along with his sou,
Edgar, being u successful venture
from the very start. From u frontier town dry goods store away buck
n the days when Lethbrldge boasted
a population of probably a thousand,
Mr, Hill built up one of the largest
mercantile establishments in the province.
Tbe business enjoyed steady
growth, and out of it, Mr. Hill is re-
putt d to huve accumulated considerable wealth.
K. .1. Hill was born 68 yeurs ago in
Brussels, Western Ontario. He was
educated In the schools of his hometown, Inter going to college at Owe!.
The funeral took place on Saturday last, E. A. Hill of this city leaving to attend the lust rites for his
bi other. Another brother, Norman
Hill, wbo died iome years ago, was
a merchant in Penticton for mnny
Tuesday evonlng last ono of the
mosl  Interesting moetlngi hold  for
some lime l>v tin* Knight! of Pythias
took place ai their Cutlo llnll. when
the chairs were taken by th,- Past
Chancellor! of the local lodge, The
manner in which they performed
their work was much appreciated by
those present, espocially that of llro,
E. A. Hill, who occupied the chair of
Chancellor*Commanaeri and llro.
Bowneas, who was acting as Prelate,
both of whom had onerous parts in
the first degree for rank of Page,
.ihich was exemplified on Candidate
Kithin, both officers bolng highly
complimented hy the members pres-
ont, Tho meeting was v, ry large!., attended, indicating a Itrong revival
of Internal in K.P. aifairi in the city.
The officers for tlo* evening were:
P.C. K. A.  Hill r. c.
P.C. Alex. Hum V. C,
P.C. A. C. Bownoai P.
P.C.   II.  .1.  Collier M.   A.
P.C. C. Ilcrgntrom W, W.
P.C. .1. A. Arnold K.  It. S.
P.C,  W.  Starrilt M.   K.
P.C, II. Kummer I. (i.
P.C.  II.  C  Carr 0,  <s.
The llgnot ring olfereil liy Hrother
Arnold  for the boil  attendance at
l.oill'.*. was won by Hrother J. Mueller.
Annual Meeting and Dinner
—   AT  THE   KMlilllS  OF  PYTHIAS  HALL   —
Wednesday, January 12th
—    7 p.m. Shurp —
To be followed by Report for 1926, Eectlon of Officers, and
Ontine of Program for 1927.    All interested in the Fall Fair
are requested to attend.
peal Happenings *
Mr, and Mrs. P. Hurry and family
were visitors in the city for New
Year's, visiting at the home of their
daughter, Mrs. C. R. McDonald.
McCreery Bros.' Annual Clearance
Sale Start* on Saturday. 46
0. Holmes, newly appointed postmaster nt Wardner, was operated on
at the hospital this week for appendicitis, and is now recovering.
Annual meting of the Cranbrook
Farmers' Institute will be held in the
City Hall on Saturday. January 8th,
at 2 p.m. All members arc requested to attend to pass annual report
and elect officers for 1927. If.
Mrs. H. I.. Large left on I h Ii ■
evening for the Kast. where she will
spend the next three months visiting.
After stopping at Detroit, Windsor
and other places. Mrs Large will
spend considerable time in n< i Id
home city, Toronto.
See thii special. Simmons' two-
inch continuoui puit bed, coil iprinc
and cotton mattrci* at $26,50. At
W. F. Doran'*. Our low pricei win
every  time. tl
Dung Barney. Chinese magnate of
Creston and Cranbrook, was in the
city this week for a time on buslm ss
He is now endeavoring to sell or rent
the McConnell Hotel, at Kitchener.
of which he is the owner, the recent
leasee of the place, Mr. McGl * gI .
having died just before Christmas.    j
The annual meeting of thi I
brook Public Librarj Asi icial
be held in the library at B.30 p.m..
mi Monday, the ! *'th of .January.
1927. Business- Receiving ••; ■ rt*
for the last year and election of directors.
A   sacred  concert  under the  auspices of the Women's Li -• ■   ■
be held In the Star Theatre
day. January Oth, at 8.48 p.m., for
hte benefit of the Crippled Children's
Fund.    A splendid program ha   I
provided.    A collection will be
Everyone cordially welcomed.        -it?
Master  Marshall and  Al ■ n  MacPherson  returned  on  Monday  from
Winnipeg, where with their ; irents
hey had been spending the holidays
at the home of their grandparents
Following the holidays. .Mr. an I Hi
MacPherson   left   for   Chicago   and J
other Fastern points, where thej
Bargains all over the Stora dur.ng
the next Seven day*, at McCreery
Bret.'  Annual Clearance  Sale. 46
Mrs. Fred Calre, of Kimberley, is a
patient at the hospital this week.
A. Earle Leigh and J. H. Cameron
have been elected trustees by the
Odd Fellows' Lodge, and in their
hands, along with John Manning, the
third trustee, the management of the
Auditorium will largely rest, this
constituting a large part of the duty of these officers, Members of tho
Odd Fellows and Rebekah Lodges
here have new completed arrange*
ments for a special train on Tuesday
• vening next to pi* to Kimberley,
when another joint Installation will
be held there with the Kimberley
lodges, the installing offlct r being
Bro. Pontus Johnson. P.G,, of Sullivan Lodge, as the District Deputy
Grand Master.
Mrs. S Ackerman. whe for a number of years hns been located in
business at Cardston. Alta.. arrived
in the city on Thursday last to take*
ovei the business formerly conducted
by Mlsa A. Duncan, known us the
Pine Tree. Mrs. Ackerman is not a
stranger in the district, having lived
it one time in Movie, where her husband was employed in the St. Eugene
Mine. Later In 1912 she was a resident at Kimberley where her husband was working at the Sullivan.
It is Mrs. Ackerman's intention to
carry on the business nion^ similar
line- tn that in which it has been conducted formerly, also in the near fu-
te add an additional service.
McCreery Broi. 'Annual Clearance
Sale Starti on Saturday. 46
Fl h y night a curious strike took
placi on the 'ranbrook division of
the C.P.R., the only men on the job
:n the whole district being apparently
er> Goodman and Hodgson,
whi were looking after the safety of
trail - xty-eight Even the officials,
Supt  T.  P..  flett   down,  join-
• d with the men and left the rails,
the cars, and the freight to look af-
tself. Who cared whether there
were thirteen banana cars in the
yards which -huuld be on their way,
or whether there would be an extra
"02" west? All this was forgotten
iur the bitr event which bridged the
old year and the new—the Train-
nien's ball. Present among the big
crowd were many from outside
■ •- from a very wide radius.
The volume of Christmas bill
stSStnent notices and other reminders
of indebtedness another year hrinj.'
must have increased considerably in
the city and district, it being found J
early this week that the BUppl] I
two-cent stamps wai exhausted at
the post office.
Call and aee the new deiigm in
Simmond*' Bedi, Mattreiies and
Sprinft 'a the car load ot tame juit
received at W. F. Doran'i. Our low
pricei win every time. W. F. Doran.
After a pleasant holiday pent with
his family in Point Grey. Vancouver.
W. II. Wilson returned to the city
on Wednesday evening. Mr. Wilson
left here on Christmas day. hut did
not reach Vancouver till late the following evening, his train bell B
layed by a wreck west of Spokane.
Slush and an over abundance "f rain
was the order of things, with the
exception of the last day, at the
coast city. Mr. Wilson reported
meeting many old Cranbroi kites, and
had nut the least trouble In pass ng
a pleasant anil profitable tlmi
Th.-   Ladies'   Aid of   *!,<    I nited
Church will hold their regular meeting at the home of Mrs W. I',. Morion, on Tuesday, Jan. 1 Ith, at
3.no p.m.. A full attendance if ur-
genity requested.
Daily papers last week-end carried
ti dispatch from Lot Angeles to thi*
effect that J. D. McBride was being sued In the California
courts there for damages In a sub-
■tantial sum by hi- divorced wife.
Mrs. L. K. McBride, for breach of
promise, a reconciliation which was
expected not taking place, after Mrs.
McBride had received a sum fur Wedding expenses, and having gone to
Loi Angeles. Mr. McBride has since
married again, his bride being an
eastern lady.
For first class automobile repairs
see Ratcliffe & Stewart. 33tf
Monday evening last Mrs. Geo, Gillespie received the pad intelligence
that her brother, J. C. Roberts, of
Big Timber, Montana, had been kilted ;
on New Year's dnv, there having]
been, for some reason, a delay in'
thc receipt of the news of ihe ac>
chlent. Particulars arc Im king with
regard to the cause of the death of
the young man. The decoased wns
in his twenty-fourth year, and had
visited Ins sister here about two year*
ago, and had anticipated Coming to
('ranbrook neit nummrr. Mr. Gil-,
Itspte left nn Tor-day evening fur
Big  Timber.
Expert   Piano  Tuner
of Vancouver, B.C.. writes that owing to a superior record business of
two months in Kelson, and also
throughout his entire field of work,
which is strong evidence of superior
pbility ard work appreciated, and
regr'-ti being late in visiting Cranbrook and Kimberley. He intends in
the future to drop some of the smaller place.-:, so that he can make his
visits more regularly. He is now in
Trail, and will be in Cranbrook sometime during February.
Did you ever consider that superior
tuning, also action and tone regulating, means that you have a superior
piano? Some people don't, and will
■mpioy most anyone claiming to be
a tuner—but watch your piano de-
terl   rating. 40
FOR    SALE—Quebec   Heater;   like
new.    Half price.    Phone 203.
for   sale.    Well    established    and
profitable.    Si?kness compels pre-
iwner to dispose ••{ same, Mrs.
Gold,   Kimbr-rley    B.C 40
Kitchen  Cabineli  .  Sewing  Machines
PhoM 76 P.O. Boi 2)0
Second Hand Dealer
We Buy, Sell and Exchange
13  Wooms
Bathroom  Upstairs
Mot St Cold Water • purnace
Heer I'arlor in Connection
All   1'iirnis.heil
Union   Cale,   Craisbnsok,   B.C.
Pacific   Ole,   Crciloa,   B.C.
46-49 PAQE    SIX
Thuriday, January •th. 1127
REV. BRYCE WALLACE, B.A.. B.D., Minister
11 a.m.—"Things We Cannot Hurry."
12.15 a.m.—Sunday School and Bible Class
7.30 p.m.—".Main Street, and Oilier Streets."
—Junior Choir
—Senior Choir
Hanson Avenue
4 p.m.
8 p.m.
Morning Service 11 o.m.
Sunday Si hool 3 p.m.
Evening Service . 7.30 p.m.
Nouns People's
Public Meeting
Services at Kimberley
Home League Sewing
Circle     2,30
J                  PRIDAY 5
< Band of Love 4 p.m. /
•I Public Meeting 8 p.m. f
i All   Are   Cordially Invited. J
g    w
'..30 p.m. *i
\ DR.   W.   A .   F E R 0 I I". f
J     Cnmpbell-Maiiiiing   Block    I
I        Phosse 97 Office  Hour,       J
I   B lo 12; 1 to 5 p.m. Sm. 9 lo I   I
•Baptist Clmrrt)
REV. V. H. MacNEll.L
1  a.m.—Morning Worship
Subject:  "My  PrUoner."
n.-Stinday School and
7.30 p.m.—Evening Worship
Subject:   "Popular Christian-
Annual Business Meeting.
At tlie lost meeting of the Ministerial Association, plana were completed for the fuming ol' Mr. S. V.
Wore, who will carry un ti week's
mission for children, beginning on
February Bth. Services will be held
in thc various churchea during the
week, and lantern lectures will be
Mr. Wore has cnrried on very
 _„1 work both In England and
ii Canada, largely under the auspices
of the Anglican Chuteh, in the '
terests of the Scripture Union, whieh
he represents. The co-operation and
prayers of all are asked that these
services will he "really blessed.
♦ + +
Ai the opening moetlng of the
United Church Young Peoples' Society, a good crowd turned out
A rid EUsha prayed and said, 'Lord,  kind which went out In sympathy to
open the eyes of the young man that all in need.    Christian friendliness is
may see.'    And the Lord opened ; timeless.    It is one of the few things
Stewart, B.C.—A strike of Ruby
Silver ore and argentite is reported
in the Sebnwke property. It is re-
lorted to run $100 a ton and is simj-
ar in the rich Premier Mine ore.
fhe property is controlled by London
Drs.   Green   &   MacKinnon
Phyiiciam   A   Surgeons
nfflre at Residence, Armstrong
Afternoons   * to 4
Evenings   ™o to 8.30
Sundays  2.00 to 4.00
DR.    P.    B.    MILES
9 to 12 a.m.       I to 5 p.m.
Hemon   Blk.,   CranbrooL,   B.C.
When You 'llilnk uf LonoruisCQ
— C*ll Up -
Cranbrook &   Kimherley
Sole AfHii** for Klmherle) Townsite,
Phone  350
Norbury   kim„   Neit   City   Hall
Hull, Que—The big plant of the
Hritish American Nickle Co. at Des-
ehenea, P.Q., nenr Aylmer, which has
lain Idle sinee early in the war, is
shurtly to be operated again, probably in connection with the big power
developments of the Qatincnu Power
Co. and also in connection with the
refining of ure from the Rouyn district. The announcement of the reopening of the plant is made by W. A,
McCallum, president of McCallum,
Smith &. Co., Montreal, this firm hav
ing purchased the plant outright.
it-lit lo participate in the
ut-U meet." whieh wns the
I the evening. All the
ire entered into with zest,
four groups, representing
Universities, concluded with
a new "veil." At the in-
of Mrs. Wallace the young
folks were entertained In the parsonage for a social hour afterwards.
Plans were drawn up for dividing the
society Into four groups, tlte leaders
selected being Miss Baxter, Miss Mc-
Dermot, Mr. Graham Dale and Mr.
Vernon Carlyle. The next meeting
will b" taken by Rev. V. H. McNeil,
who will give an inspirational talk
on llu* problems of today.
+   +   +
"Invisible Forcei"
Sei mon by Rev. V. II. MacNeill
: IG-17)
o live clean, honest,
lives in the face of
ind wrongdoing
ndoor ti
feature   i
events  wi
ind  th
(Text: 2 King!
Is it possible to li
mi much sin, t
Can a man remain Christian at heart
and life and continue to come into
contact uilli an mi-Christian nnd unbelieving world? Men are facing
Ihese questions today, and many are
honestly seeking to live commendable
lives in spite of the discouraging conditions in which they are placed. It
has been said that u man cannot be
engaged in competitive business and
successfully apply New Testament
methods in his business dealings. It
Is impossible, for instance, to apply
the "goldi n rule." when every other
person in industry makes the "rule
uf gold" the standard. It is impossible, ihey say, to live above rein do justly, love mercy,
IniiubK before Cod" is Impracticable.
Facing   tbe   Facts
Il would be sheer folly for any-
and v/i'
righteous; that the church haa not
always lived up to its high calling;
that there are crimes committed
wholesale ugainst humanity in general and against peace-loving honest
people in particular; that there are
forces banded together which threaten the destruction of human souls,
and alas, how often the warning of
Jesus respecting such is unheeded,
for there are people who, while they
seek the destruction of the body arc
not contented until they have destroyed both body and soul in the hell
of debauchery, shame and death.
Granting all these things there is still
hope when we remember that there
are tremendous invisible powers nt
our command. "And he answered
and suid, 'Fear not, for they that be
with uh are more than they thai be
with them.' And Elisha prayed ami
said, 'Lord, open the eyes of the
young man that he may see.' And
the Lord opened his eyes ami he saw
and behold, the mountain was lull ui'
horses and chariots ef fire round
about Elisha."
Setting   of   the   Text
The setting of the text is probably
familiar to most people, lt was a
time when Israel and Syria were fairly matched foes. The Syrians coveted the land occupied hy Israel, and
yet they were deeply In the debt of
Israel because of the fact that Naa-
man, their comander-in-chief, hud
been cured of the loathesome disease
of leprosy through thfl power of Israel's God at the hands of the prophet
Elisha. But they must forget this
debt if they were to attain to the power and prestige among the nations
lhat they so much desired. One great
obstacle was in their way. Elisha,
the "man of God" seemed to be endowed with specially keen insight, so
much so that every movement of Syria was anticipated by Israel. If
Israel was to be conquered, then this
"mun of God" must be removed.
With this idea in mind, the King of
Syria sent a mighty host by night to
Dothan, where Elijah was then living,
"and when the servant of the man ol
God wns risen early and gone forth,
behold, an host encompassed the city
both with horses and chariots. And
his servant snid unto him, 'Alas, mj
muster! How shnll we do'." And
he answered and snid, 'Fear not, foi
they that be with us are more then
they that be with them."
Elisha sees much more than the
servant is able to discern. He sees Je
hovah on his side. Aud not only does
he see it himself, but lie is able ulsu
to  mnke the trembling servant  see.
his eyes and he saw; and behold, the
mountain was full of horses and
chariots of fire round about Elisha."
In other words, the invisible forces
were marshalled out into the open,
and fresh courage and enthusiasm
came to the trembling, frightened
servant. ,
To go back to our previous questions: Can a man live a clean, Christian life in the face of so much sin?
Can a man engage in business and
that never grows old. It Is Interna*
tional and spans all generations, says
Clausen. Friendliness is a force that
the world needs far more than it
needs force of arms. Why is it that
so many Chirstian people never allow
this mighty power to manifest itself
in their Hves when the world is in
so much need of genuine sympathy
and Christian love?
6.   Lastly, may I mention the tremendous dynamic force of _ Christ's
Miss Nancv Miles spent Tuesday
in Wycliffe, the guest of Miss Katharine Staples,
Dr. MacKinnon was a Wycliffe
caller on Monday.
remain a Christian "Lord open the I Sp-jrit in a man's heart and life. "The
eyes" of those who are afraid that. Kingdom: of heaven come not with
they may see the great invisible for- observation," said Jesus. It Is in-
ces of God which are behind them and | visible, yet tremendously powerful.
around them at all times. "They that. "Instead of the thorn came up the
be with us are more than they that myrtle tree, and instead of the briar
be with them." comes up the fig tree."   That men's
I should like to mention two or | Uvea are totally changed through
three of these great unseen forces, their coming into touch with Jesus
which will mean much to our success Christ can never be gainsayed, Rev.
in overcoming the evil tendencies of i pt w. Borehnm, the famous Austra-
our lives. Run essayist, sayB: "Jesus had tremen-
1. The silent influence of OUTldoUB faith in His own touch. He
home training and discipline, "fhe touches the blind, the fevered, the
nation goes forward on the feet of its '■ leprous, and even the dead, and new
children." The early influence of lifo drove out the disease nnd decay.
tlie home- will mean much to the ono Others marvelled at the wonders."
who goes out into lifo to seek hue-'"if I can but touch the hem of His
cess honestly and justly. The foi- garment!" one poor sufferer sighed.
lowing little poem may illustrate thiB "The healing of Ills seamless dress
trenu n
must lmttb
by aj
1 the 1
us odds against which tent belief of the people of hia
-that there are open All ancient Hebrews believe
■■lines  of  all   things Jehova was surrounded by   a
—  Near Baker St.  —
Shoes    Shined
Ueeti   lo   tht
K.   of   P.   Halt
afternoon of tb»
Drst TueiiH? *>
I  p.m
All lad its are
cordtillv incited
President   Mrs. NORGROVE
Secretary      Mr*.  J. COUTTS.
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^v   How to Play
Anew series ef lessons bf
■Wynne Ferguson
Copyrigbt 1916, by llf/it, Jr.
One thing ili.it player, should always
strivt! tn retain, in an open mind on all
questions. Dont allow yourself to become so sure of vour own skill that you
aren't willing to consider a -good sug-
gcstlon from a lother, On the other
hand, don't be too willing to follow
another's had. I.earn to consider both
points of view, your own and the other
fellow's, aud then draw your own conclusions. An open mind is u great asset,
as valuable at the auction table as
everywhere else. The point was well
illustrated tile other night and by the
following hand:
Hearts — K,J, 7, 6,
Clubj — A, Q. 4
Diamonds— K, J, 10, 8, J
Spades — none
Hearts —9, 4
Clubs — 9, 8, 7,3, 2
Diamonds — 7
Spades —0.J, 9, 5, 2
Hearts - A, 10, 8, »
Diamonds —Q, 9, 6,4, 2
Spades — 7, 6, 4
."■W-fAVAW-WAV/WWsV.": I *
H. W. Herchmer s|I
BARRISTER        m
— PHONE til -
Barrister*, Solicitors, &c.
Offices: Imperial Hank Llld|[.
IN K. of P. HALL
Open Every Thursday from
10 a.m. to S p.m.
I. O. O. P.
Meets every
, Monday nipht at
The Auditorium
Pojourninjf Oddfellows are cor-
dially invited
Hoc. See. E. G. DinRloy, P.G.
♦ II I**********************
T    Tor Good Value in
Go to The
— For —
in any   style   you  wiih try   th.  *
■ore, rubber gume. 7. dealt and bid
ipade nnd A doubled. V realized
,is worthless except ul
I lour spades over the
ed, A opened the jack
,1 Y-Z lost tlieir con-
k. Afler the hund was
his partner: "It's too
liiln't gel a chance to bid,
I the latter replied t "With
1 mail.'a big mistake in
I leans — 0, 5
Chilis—K, J, 6, 5
Diumouds — A, 3
Spades — A, K, 10, 8, 3
id lo
.Mrs. Jack dates, of Pernie,
B.C., hns very kindly sent
us her receipt for Penoshn
(pronounced "penochl")
which we gratefully acknowledge. It's a lovely
candy and as the formula
will take up all of this
space wc are compelled to
hold il over until next week.
Head  Office     .     Vancouver j
Factorial al Ladner A Abbotafard
it Iwomiitcr, yo ....
doublln [oncsp iiu. With the type hand
ynu held, you b'iouIcI have first hid the
licarl suit and ther, if overbid, you
should have bid the diamonds, we had
i pinn i:i eithe.' hearts or diamonds so
your t*;<l donb'c cost us iIil* rubber."
\ was vrry mi.ch taken aback for he
had i ver n i /cd that he shouldn't
rl.jiil ■ •« hen holding a two sulter< How-
evi -. 11 showed thc proper spirit, for
he replied lo his partner! "I am verv
mu iv I ul I never looked »t il iu that
| light. I will try it out and see how your]
uggr | |on v i :s mil." That is an II*
luitroi lonol id i "open mind." If a new
point is brotigl i up, think it over and
give ii a trial. You can improve your
game many times by this method and
never lose, even when you try out a
theory . i 11 iii r reject it. It is a good
common sense met lux! from any angle.
The following test hands were sub*
mined for analysis in the preceding
liis contract if Q has four clubs to the
king. Work this out for practice, giving
D four clubs to the king. It is a pretty
example of deciding winch baud should
i>e in the had to accomplish a given re-
suit. When playing with the duntiuv,
lake your l line and figure out carefully
in advance which hand you want in the
lead awl why.
Answer to Problem No, U
Hearts — A, 3, 2
Clubs —10,9.4
Diamonds — K, Q, 10,9,6, 3
11 :
Answer 11 Problem No. 11
Clubs —J, H),s
Diamond; -A, J, 9, 8, 4, 2
Spades- I, ID, 4
Hearts —10, 7
Clubs—A, Q,9, 7,4
Diamonds —K.Q, 10
Spades —Q, 9,8
Xo score, fust game, '/. dealt and bid
one club, A three hearts, V four clubs
and \> four hearts. / hid five clubs, and
A and Y passed and 11 doubled. All
passed, A opener! I he kmi; of hearts and
all followed. Mhcn led the trey of dla-
monds, I low sliould / plan the play of
the hand? Z i-hoitld win the trick in
dummy wiih the jack of duuaondsand
then should lead tin- jack of clubs. If
II has tin- king of clubs as*his double
indicates, Z -should just make his contract. Please note that if Z wins the
trick in his own hand and trumps a
heart iu dummy, he caiinut now m
Hearts —J, 7, 0, 5, 4
Hubs — A, 0,6, 2
Diamonds — A
Spades— K, 7, 3
No score, rubber game, 7. dealt and bid
one rlub, A one spade, Y two diamonds
and H passed, Z bid two hearts and al!
passed. A opened the deuce of diamonds und I won thc trick with the
ace. I le now led t he four of hearts and
allowed 11 to win the trick with the
nine of hearts, ll now led the BCven of
diamonds, What should Z play aud
how should he plan the play of the
hand? Z ahould discard a club for A's
diamond lead is a marked singleton. A
will lie forced to trump nud now no
matter what he leads, Z is In ft strong
position provided A has the ace of
spades which his bid indicates probably
is in liis hand, tf he leads the spade nee,
7. must win the next trick, no matter
whal he leads. Z's play of this hand is
to drop tin: remaining hearts by lead
of liis nee and then set up dummy's
diamonds. He must keep his spades so
that if the hearts do drop, he can trump
a spade in dummy and thus have a reentry for his diamond suit. Note that
the discard of a spadc-at trick three,
instead of a club, will enable A-U to
save game if A will lead the ace of
spades and a low spade after trumping
tlie diamond. Play this out for practice. This hand is an excellent example
of figuring out which hand yon want
in thc lead und then providing means
for obtaining that result. A's hand waa
an follows:
Hearts — Q, 10, 8
Clubs — K,J,8
Diamonds — 2
Spfwfca —A, 10,^,8,4, 2
Their Sundays
My mother once told me nn Interest-.
ing tnle of two little boys whom
she knew,
And when they were grown up, Chad
went to thc jail, but Bill was a
good man and true.
Chad's  parents,  she  says,  were  ns
Ib by our'beds of pain;
We touch Him In life's throng and
And we nre whole again."
We touch Him and we
are whole again. That must be what
Grey Hazclrigg meant when he told
hia puzzled mother that, as Boon as
proud of their son, as were Bill's he wob brought into touch with the
tti»t«» 4n tha m>vt VstvA B*W
living in the next yard,
And at school in n contest,.Chad often won. They chummed and
called each other "pard."
Yes, partners they were for six dayB
lour, he experienced a resurree
There are many obstacles strewn
along life's pathway.    There are tre-
t tf   _„. _„<r_  mendous forces of evil to battle with,
of the week, but Sundays Chad but cheer up!   They that be with us
usually wont arc more than they that be with them.
With his parents, off on the river or "For behind the dim unknown stand-
creck or mountain, on some cth God w'thin the Bhadown, keeping
pleasure bent. watch above His own."
Bill's parents said, "This Is the one
day in seven God claims for the
things of the soul."
They took him to Sunday school,
taught him thnt heaven with God
and thc good is life's goal.
"Thc Sunday News," that was the
Bible Chad had; his golden text
wns the "funny page."
Then one day the parents were heartbroken, sad; shame now bows
them down in old age.
School re-opened on Monday morning fol'owing the two weeks Christmas vacation.
Mr. Victor Crosby, of Golden, was
ti,,.,       ,„   u, * n.«t«   -i * ia „/ „« a visitor in Wvcliffe for several days
They weep, but their grief » of no ,Mt      k gpendin(r the time between
avail   what  theyve  done they hia var ou/re|atv^g here.    He is a
TheyUZnllUS Chad grew up for ^/V^U^  M"'   "**
thc jail, while Bill is a good man Lrost)y' 0I thiB t^wn*
i !m,d t!nUe;..nnf ,i™! „f H„«m„»w      Miss Pauline Crowe, of Kimberley,
I huve a great deal of sympathy vlaitimr with tht* HflUffhters of
for the young mnn or young woman %™ !"S^riS n« uSh!? «f
who goes out into life without the un- J£JL* Wednesday af-
seen   influence   of  Christian  home- iernoon'               _
training to give them strength at mo-     Mre, LeClare   and   daughter,   of
ments when the way seems hard and Cranbrook, were Sundav visitors at
omptotions strong.   I wonder at par- the home of Mr. and Sirs. Everett
nts who cherish such fond hopes for staples.
heir children, yet never bother them-              '               —
lelvcs nbout the kind of equipment      Mr> and Mrs> Cha8t Johnson enter-
hat thev are furnishing by their In- tained a few friends in to dinner on
fluonce    and    teaching.     Christian Thursday   evening,   including   Miss
borne  training is not a sure guar- Murie( Baxter, Mr. and Mrs. J. Jones
mice  for  the   success  of  children, a!wj e. Taylor.
luit it is a wonderful safe-guard, and                          '   —
will mean more than any-      Miss Curley was among the Wy*
Edmonton, Alta.—Homestead entries for the month of November more
than double those of November, 1025,
this year's figure being 197 and last
year's 77. November, 1924, showed
74. Homestead entries for the
eleven months of the present year,
also,' are nearly double those of the
similar period, of 1986.
Ltthbrldfe, Alu.—This, from the
Lethbrldge Herald, Is hard to surpass: "A farmer moved on to a half-
section In the Iron Springs district
last spring. He got in a good crop,
irrigated carefully and watched re*
suits. He threshed a $0,000 crop in
his first year, puid $2,800 on his land,
$1,600 on equipment and cleared off
a $400 loan. This left him a comfortable balance of $1,200 to go on
The Corporation of the City
of Cranbrook
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given
to tho Electors of the Municipality
of the Corporation of the City of
Cranbrook, that I require the presence of the said Electors at the Municipal Office of the Corporation of
the City of Cranbrook, Norbury Avenue, Cranbrook, B.C., on the 10th
dav of January, 1927, at 1 p.m. (local time), for the purpose of electing
arsons to represent them in the
Municipal Council, as Mayor and Aldermen, and for the purpose of electing persons to represent them os
Commissioner of Police and School
The mode of nomination of Candidates shall be as follows:
The Candidates shall be nominated
"n writing; the writing shall be subscribed by two Electors of thc Municipality as proposer and seconder,
and shall be delivered to the Returning Officer at any time between tho
date of the notice and 3 p.m. ('oeal
time) of the day of nom'nationj the
said writing may be in the form
numbered 3 in the schedule of thc
Municipal Elections Act, and shall
state the names, residence nnd occupation or description of each person
proposed, in such manner as sufficiently to identify such candidate; and
in the event of a poll being necessary, such poll shall be opened on the
13th day of January, 1027, at the
Municipal Building, Norbury Avenue,
Cranbrook, B.C., between the hours
of 9.00 a.m. (local time) and 9.00
p.m. (local time), of which every pcr-
son is hereby required to take notice
; and govern himse'f accordingly.
G'ven under my hand at Cranbrook, B.C., this 29th day of December, 1926.
Returning Officer.
hing eke to thc child or young per- cliffe residents to attend" the New,
on who would seek to find his piace Year's ball in Cranbrook on Friday, NOTE.
n the world of activity.                    I evening. Owinjr to the resignation  of Al-
Power of Education JT                              derman H. B. Hicks, a separate nomi-
2     Another silent   invisible force Tft€    MisseB   Editha   and   Sarah J nation will be held on the date above
which means much today in our com- Clark spent Friday visiting at the: mentioned to fill the vacancy-caused
plicated industrial and social life is £ome of Mr8- Uoyd Crowe, at Kim- by the said resignation, and the per-
>ur educational advantages.    One of berIey*                 __                              son elected to fill this vacancy shal
ho ancient philosophers once said, Miss P> v,   Chelmick(   „    of hold offlge only lot the ""expired
ha   ,f wo onlv knew what was right Cranbrook, waB a visitor at thc home tam °f the m~* & B~-^C^-
m would do it, because only the man f M    an'd Mra-   ff    j    Cox   , B|
lyho docs right is truly happy.    It is Thur8day and   Friday.    Miss   Chel-
be man who docs wrong, very often n]ick has juat return£d from an ex-i
n ignorance, who is unhappy    In a tended tri£ to California and is very1
sense thia old sage was ngnt.   We much tok * wlth tM b     „      f thJ
Returning Officer.
sense thla old sage was right   We SSTtakiSi with"tw'
havo learned that a greater number ,(golden Stote»
of the things which they considered _
Sl'llli™ K t™l ,"i±\    It was with dceo
Children's Colds
Him revealed ns the Lord of I MissMurieV Baxter and Miss Pauline uu^juuutAIWWUWWWWWtfW
in the realm of phyncs we Bee  McDonald,  of Cranhrook, were thc V""."  •£
Jay knowledge have proven to have]. "/"! 5£« **?» "A*«"' JetmT-tmteS.
been falas. There ia no doubt but J""", S.^'ffifRj. * JS «.r»l«M with.,,!
hat we have advanced along the line s™ °'"5;„B"d S'"; ?£"*?*"& "t**"e" " '»""-
of education    Om-ideas of God hav*  day morninj;.   Thc baby succumbed   yick. «v«r thre.i en*
Jcaus Christ came and revealed Him "'«*■»• CS'S ihVa ,'?"
to men. All tha achievements of '" th« be,T';,a1ved ""JJem\s- T,he **"*■
science have opened up new truths JJS.V d y
concerning "His eternal power and. ' 	
Ood-hcad." In the realm of biology | Mr. Bert. Johnson, of Wvcliffe,
we see "•", •"""■"sis". —> *»"» ' -*■—. «#!■-.     -.    . • - . --.     sl    ..   ■
life. .  .  vim%ii>
Him aa the Lord of law and order; dinne^'guests of Jfe-nd'Mn.'Lloyd
In the social sciences we perceive Him  Cl.owe   Kimberley, on Wednesday.
moving amongst the nations of the
earth, anil we conceive of Him as Mr. and MrB. J. Jones entertained
father of all mankind. We are learn- Mr. Bert Johnson ond Miss Muriel
Ing, very s'owly it may be, that we Baxter to dinner on Friday evening.
are all brethren. Our numerous ] The party left later in the evening
schools ami colleges scattered broad- to attend the trainmen's ball at Cran-
east over the land are doing much to brook.
ineuleate into the lives of the rising —
generation the principles of service, Miss Linnett returned on Sunday
Brotherhood, interdependence. This! after spending her Christmas vaca-
is a great invisible force which Is j tlon visiting in Cranbrook.
marshalling to thc side of rlghteouB- , . , ~. - ...
ness and truth. "Yc shall know the! ,*» a wind-up to thc hollda-- a few
truth." s-u.l Jesus, "and the truth of the local ladies arranged and serv-
sliall make you free." I «d » bean supper for the children on
D , „ Friday last.    It was intended to com-
rower oi rr.y.r I mcIlce wilh    Bkali„K portv but ow.
A third invisible force at our
prayer. \\ hen the high priest burned „ . f, -,ln.|i.iiI>n n, vounnten
[ncense n the temple tSe ascendfog Hg£j;dBBSfe«,ffiB5
vapour sign!fed the prayers of the    {     ^ J et     ond        t n'
people ascending to God on high But ^ enioj;able ti^e Awards p]0y-
we have no visible proof that our1 •   ' ■■"* ' *  '
prayers ever reach the Father's ears.
And yet there is no one who could
convince us that God does not hear, „..„„ ...   ... „„„  	
nnd     answer    prayer.    At    certain: her"cousln, Mss'Ueunor* Green,
crlsises in our lives God hns very de-| —■
finitely answered our prayers. The | The Scandinavian dance which
pmyer of ii believing mother for her j waa held in Cranbrook on Friday
wayward son) tho prayers of Christ- evening, was well attended by Wy-
lans  for their  fellows   in   distress.1 cliffe residents. H|	
'Tho cITcetunl, fervent prayer of a ,,
righteous man nvaileth much."        j' — ■    ■■■—
'Lord, what a change within us on©, ^anenuUI^^
ing'different games.
Miss   Suzanne   Staples  spent  thc
week-eii'i in Cranbrook, visiting with
— THE —
Under the management of
LONO SI NO, formerly, nf
the Nankin Parties,
is Now Open
Chop Suey, Steaks,
Chops, Fish and Chips,
Pies and Fancy Pastry.
— Meals at all hours —
(Depot Rooms Building)
short  hour  spent in thy presence will uvail to make.
Whnt heavy burdens from our bos- *%
what parched ground   |
refresh ns with a Bhower! k«
Jtnccl, nnd all around ub seems ':'
to lower: I
We rise and all the distant and the
near I
Stand out in sunny outline, brave
and clear! i
Wc kneel, how weak I   Wc rise, how
full of power! i
Why therefore, should we do ourselves this wrong—and others,
that we nre not always strong?
Thnt we are ever overborne with
care, that we should ever weak
oi- hcartlesB be,
Anxious or troubled, when with ub
Ih prayer,
And joy nnd strength and courage
nre with Thee.
The Force of Friendliness
4.   There   is   a   fourth   invisible
force that we cannot afford to overlook.   It is the force of Christian
fellowship.    "The   frierW   thou  hast
and his adoption tried, grapple him to
thy soul with hoops of steel."    How
many times thc influence of a friend
has saved us from disgrace!   It was
the friendliness of Jesus thnt made
him so   popular  with  the  common
people.   His irresistible love for man-
(Formerly Century Cafe)
opened on Saturday last under the management of
L. CHOW, formerly manager of the Western Cafe.
Western Cafe.
The premises have been THOROUGHLY RENOVATED and patrons are assured of CLEAN, COMFORTABLE ROOMS and FIRST CLASS MEALS.
Accounts incurred by the former management should
be presented to Dong Barney, by whom they will
be paid. TKursdny, January 6th, 1927
f a (i i: s n v n N
Shoe   Repairi ng
Take your shoes  to  tha
Norbury Avo. — Cranbrook
For Quality nnd value In
Men's Dress and Work Shoes
A. Mus., L.C.M. - Gold Medal     5
Piano Expert, 5
Tunings   nud   Repairs        J
—  VOICE—        5
K     Pianoforte   «    Harmony    c
■" Counterpoint 5
%       —VIOLIN—      3
Orgnnlsl    mul    Choirmaster 5
Knox Church, %
225 Burwell Av. - CrmihrooU /
Sainsbury & Ryan
Dr. MacKinnon, of Cranbrook, waa
a visitor in town between trains on
Tuesday, having conic in to see a
patient. __
Margaret and Mary Grexton. of
Erlckson, spent the last week of their
holidays in town with their aunt,
Mra. Harrison. Both girls returned
to Erickson on Sunday,
Mr. B. E. Markle, who spent
Christmas In town, left for his home
in Bull Kiver on Tuesday.
Mr. Alfred MpnqUltb returned to
town on Tuesday from Fernie, where
In* spent Christinas with his relatives,
lie will now join liis partner for the
winter trapping up Englishman
Mr. and Mrs. Bond and son, accompanied by .Mrs. Bond's mother,
returned to town on Tuesday, after
spending Christmas with Mr. Bond's
parents at Lethbrldge, Alta,
Miss Margaret Stewart accompanied her little sister, Maizie, into
Cranbrook. Matzle has In en spending her Christmas vacation with her
failier horo. Miss Margaret returned
on Saturday.
Mr, and Mrs. K. A. Lythgoe returned to town on Priday from Kimherley, where Mr. and Mrs. Lythgoe
spent Christmas with their daughter,
Mis. J. Walker.
Mr. L. P. Williams returned to
town on Friday from Calgary, where
he hns heen Spending a few daya
with his mother. i
lechers, arrived in to'
i resume their dutic
tuple of months with
-until Easter-
MrB.    F
n Sunday
i* another
a holiday
at  teaching.
Cm); and daughter,
Maudle, returned to Sand Point,
daho, on Friday, alter Bpending a
couple of weeks with her daughters,
Mrs. Baum and Mrs. H. Woodhou e.
Mr. John Holmgren, of Jaffray,
spent a few days in town getting
his furniture, etc, all packed up
to take it to his home in Jaffray.
Mr. Newton Newman returned to
town on Sunday from Calgary and
Cranbrook, where he spent his
Christmas vacation.
Little Dorothy Murray and .Mrs.
Murray left On Monday for Spokane,
where Dorothy is iu go to a specialist
about her health.
Miss Elsie Foster and Victor Miller
returned    on    Monday   from    Fort
Steele,   where they   have   been   visiting   friends   since   Christmas.
iturday  nitrht
under  Miss   M
brother,  Herb
as not such a large cro
was good music, and it w
On J
it on
id   he
lance   was
a  Schroor
, but therej
lhe main i w
At the regular session of the B.P.,
0. Kiks. Kimlierley Lodge. No. DO,
last week, lhe main business was the
election of officers for the 1927;
period, the officers elected being; !
Bro. T. Summers . Exalted Ruler j
Bro. E. Nesbitt Esteemed Lend. Kt. j
Bio.  E. Pierce . Est. Loyal  Kt.!
Bro. A. B. Longman       Est. Lee. Kt. j
Bio. R, Clemens ...  Secretary
Bio. W. Atchison Treasurer
Bro. C. P. McEuchern     Inner Guard
Bro.   E.   Louie Tyler
Hm..  F. Switzer   Trustee
Having faithfully performed this
most important annual duty, members nf thc lodge and guests then
foregathered in the club rooms,
where  a  bountiful  supper  had  been
rhe   Ki
evening was spent m plnying games
and card;-, llu re being four card table-;. At midnight a very dainty
lunch wai erved. The invited guests
wore: Mr. and -Mis. Don Pattinol, Mr.
ami   Mrs.   Dan   Hamilton,   Mr.   and
port. Supper was served, and after-
wards dancing again commenced for
a couple of hours.
Estimates Given nnd Work §
Guaranteed. i,
I ~~
Telephones 233 and 293        gl     Q,llU" II number of the young folks
■ motored in to Crunbrook on Friday
CRANBROOK     -    -    B.C. I'evening to take in the New Year's
s ball,
■BUHNU ::    *                                        —
 , . ,,„        Rev. Mr. Fleming held church service in the new church on Sunday at
11 a.m.
I Mrs. H. Haney returned to town
i on Sunday from Wardner, where she
i has heen spending u couple of weeks
I with her parents.
The girls of the C.G.l.T. held the
weekly meeting at the home of Mr
Mrs.  L.  P.  Williams,   Miss   Mildred  £nfcTat\h! t VK?"*}   '
Edwards, Messrs. Ed. Young, Horry ™?nJoW at lhl home (,f Mra
McCoubry, Dan  Hollinger, and Mra. rope'
II.  Mclnnis, and, of course, Mr. and;
Mrs. Jack Hamilton. Games were A number of the young fellows
indulged in until the wee sma' hours were down from tlu* camps on Sntur-
of New Year's  morning. j ('a.v to tuliL' in the New Year's dance.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Pearson and;
daughters left on Wednesday to
spend a few days in Fernie.
Willi nnd Without Coupons
For General
Admission Purposes
For Sale .1
Sasltataon, Saik.-Creamery    but-
ir production in Saskatchewan from
January 1st to October Hist this year
J&g ^nU^ty^"^M >"•!■■" "™'f' ■» '"•
Vera Renstrom, returned on Wed- crease of 1,284,418 pounds over the
nesday from Wardner, where Mr. and' record for the corresponding period
Mis. Coffey spent their Christmas va-| 0f  1025.      Unfavorable weather in
John Nelson returned to town on
I Friday from Cranbrook, where he
' has been confined to the hospital.
! It was reported that Mr. Nelson was
j dead, but the Yahk folks surely are
glad to hear it was only a rumor.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Hamilton was the seme of n most
enjoyable evening on Friday.    The
I    B. C. R 0 0 M S    I
Clean   and  Comfortable  Room.   ■"
' Hot nml Cold Water *f
50c per Night JS
\   Durick Ave.,  opp  C.P.R.  depot   o\
', Next   F.  II.  Dezall  Qarage "j
; Cranbrook, B. C. — Box 68 ■£
L. D. Cafe
Sanitary Electric Refrigeration
A Full Line of
see  ouv  stock
— Best Quality —
Milk and Cream
Big Butte Dairy Farm
IHO>*   lt
•j.,* .* .-*.
cation with Mr. nnd Mrs. Renstrom.
Mrs. F. C. Allen made a hurried
call in to Cranbrook on Wednesday,
returning on Thursday, accompanied
hy Mrs. H. Robson both ways.
Mrs. W, Allen nnd children returned to Yahk on Thursday from
Salmo, B.C., where sho spent tho
Christmas holidays,
Mr. Ed. Young returned to town
on Thursday, after apondlng a few
day? at Wynndel with Mr. and Mrs.
Mr, and Mrs. 0. Taplin and children returned to town on Friday,
after spending a couple of weeks in
Mr. Ted Rullon was n week-end
visitor at thc home of Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. Haker and family. Mr. Rullon
returned to Kaslo on Sunday.
Misses Sylvia Baker, Helen McGrath, Annie McCartney and Joe
Brogan all returned to Nelson on
Sunday to resume their studies.
On Wednesday evening the largest
part of the young folks were invited
out to the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Anderson, of Goatfell. They
wero all taken out in automobiles,
the number being about thirty
all. Everyone there reported having
had  u   most   enjoyable  time.
September and October caused a reduction in output in those months,
compared with the figures for the
same months last year,
Edmonton Alta.—Special honors
have been paid to Herman Trclle
winner of the sweepstake in both
wheat and oats at the Chicago International Show this year. The Alberta Department of Agriculture has
granted him an honorarium of $500,
this being in line with the policy of
the Department in honoring those
who win championships for this province at the International show. J,
II. Hill, of Lloydininster, was Riven
$100 for securing first prize at Chicago for field peas.
herd having browsed to
Ion, and while tlu* fragrant
stimulated and strengthened
fellowship, speeches were the
of the evening. Fast Exalted
Bro. CJ. Griffith, introducing
lis successor, recalled the struggles
md vicissitudes of Kiniberley Lodge,
pointing wiih modest pride to n re-
cord of achievement and assured success. Exalted Ruler Bro. T. Summers
presented a brief resume of the aims
Df the lodge, and un encouraging
forecast of its future.
Bro. J. Brault addressed the assembly in French, the Gaelic tongue
being an excellent medium for his
blending of wit and vivid earnestness.
Bro. Clemens gave a survey of club
matters generally, anil Bro, F. Carl-
miii spoke on '.lie subject of Elkdom.
An exceptionally good musical programme followed. No item gave
greater pleasure than Bro. Gnu-
thier's rendering of "O Canada." To a voice fine and true, thc
originnl French permitted a depth of
feeling instant in appeal.
The singing of the National Anthem concluded one of the most enjoyable functions ever put on by this
order, whieh indeed rather prides Itself upon  its social efforts.
'.' •wWWS.'i'M.'i .'.i.'eJMJUV.
Thi? advertisem
overnment of the
mt is not insert
l : of British Columbia
Fri-drriclcton,    New   Brunswick —
New Brunswick's lumber cut from
rown lands this season is estimated
at KiO.OOO.dOO feet. The cut will be
lighter than usual in the northern
part of the province, where smaller
quantities have been contracted for.
Vancouver,   B.C. -British   Columbia's honey industry will return the
record profit of 43 per cent, on the
capital invested this year, according
to figures issued by the Deportment!  xpeiicncc
of   Agriculture.    Statistics   for   the j *T
|   present year show that the crop will j
amount to 808,267 pounds, valued :
$107,(510,   based   on   22    cents    p
pound.    To thi.s is added the vnlm
Winnipeg, Man.—"The munufnc-
uring In n. try is moving west," says
. E. Walsh, General Manager of the
lanadian Manufacturer^' Association.
The increase in prairie industries
hows th s. We nre having the same
here as they had in the
United States. The prairie province1
fast becoming Industrialized,"
Mr. Ruben Thompson went into
Cranbrnok to consult the doctors
about his bad leg. Mr. Thompson
only remained one day in Cranbrook.
returning on Sunday. Mr. Thompson
states i: will be a few days before
he will be able to resume his work.
Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Cnnadn, Limited.
Purchiseri of Gold, Silver, Copper, I.end and Zinc Ores
Producers ol Oold, Silver, Copper, Pin Lead and Zinc
bees wax to the amount of 10,000
pounds, worth $5,000. Comparing
these figures with the estimated value
of apiary equipment, on a basis of
10,988 hives at $42-1.700, the percentage of profit is shown to be 4',l
Reginn, Sa«k.—Thousands of dress-
>d turkeys and chickens left Saskatchewan for the eastern provinces and
the United States to supply the
Christmas needs. The shipments were
made mostly out of Regina and Saskatoon, and were consigned to New-
York, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, Mon-
Messrs. 11. Frost and J. Venables, P(
d for the province, treal, Hamilton and other points.
Taxis in Foreign Lands Need No Speed Limit
S2500.00 Club
Tor  Particulars  Apply  to
B.C. Mutual Benefit Assoc.
|    Yahk, B.C.
I  J. MARKLUND, Proprietor
town in view of having street lights,
•   in number.
Mr.   1'*. te  Shields, en  route  from
Kimberley *.    Tra i. spent over Wed-
Whitehead homo.
High Mass was solemnized in St. .
Peters Church on New Year's Daj
The special singing by thc choir was Mr Th I ias VY. Mathieson, of
greatly appreciated. Solos were sung Tra ., - ■ .. to take over the ware-
by   Mesdames   Sylvester  and   Mont*   hous   work al the mill.
pellier.  Messrs. Jack Grimmett, W. ——o	
Maken. B. Mlchialotf and Henry Du-
pout. Mrs. Whitehead presided at Ottawa, Om. -A return tabled in
the organ.    Many thanks arc dm   to imons shows that
thc non-Catholics who render*    thi
rvices on this occasion.
Ill Still hi  uae  no  In  Ihr  tlitir of  Itnliinm  (he l'rophct.
Till The I'ok I tic  curt, a  very popular nwtlr of eoavejaace.
nu The enmet-enr of lmiiii. oiiie»t tuxl of nil.
Hi The tvoria-fnmoiiN Jlnrleknhn of Japan.
Imagine our modern cities without
taxis, or worse still without a speed
limit! One is accustomed to stop into
a taxi nnd reach a destination many
blocks or miles away in the space of
a few moments, yet within a speed
limit or all would be chaotic confusion
with taxis running wild through the
cities. Taxis and Speed are two words
synonymous in the United States and
elsewhere, There are, however, many
countries, especially in the immemorial East—which use conveyances
answering the same purposes for
which no speed limit is needed, they
move along in Hie leisurely way nf the
Orient, and yet moet tho requirements of people in those ancient
The sedan chair, snid to bo named
from Sedan, France, where it was
first made or used, is usi d extensively
in china. It i:i made for carrying a
single person and \a usually borne
on pole;; by two men.  lh iiiug Kong
rickshas are also used on the lower
levels of the eity, but the sedan
chairs are used on the hills.
The jinricksha of Japan, is the
nearest approach to a taxi, for this
thing that at times nearly bowls one
over, is the man-taxi of the Kast, the
rubber-tired, brass-lamped, white
cushioned vehicle.
Possibly Peking has the greatest
collection of strange foreign taxis
of any city. Through the Chicn Men
— the front door of Peking, come
strings of double-humped, long-haired
Hadrian camels from the Gobi
Desert, bringing tho very breath of
the desert with them and nil the
mystery of the Mongolian wastes.
The next vehicle that may enter the
Chion Men the mouth of that
fabled dragon whose eyes are two of
the other nine gates, and whose body
is the breathing eity itself, ia the
Peking cart.    This u drawn by a
little grey donkey, with a string of
clear ringing bells. This is a small
compact two-wheeled springless contrivance covered in blue and it is
sometimes drawn hy mules arrayed in
silver harnesses. A similar conveyance
is also favoured by the Japanese who
call it a "sado".
The camel-car of India is about the
oddest looking taxi of them all, and It
never breaks the speed limit. Camel-
back, too, is a very popular mode of
transportation and not too bad for
short distances. The native women,
also, nlay the part of taxis In India.
and the sight of them strapping large
suit cases on their hacks and starting
Off for hotels at a fair rate of speed
is just one of the unusual things whirh
passengers on the Canadian Pacific
liner Kmpress of Scotland will see, on
the Round the World Cruise this
winter, which leaves New York on
December 2 and returns on April 12.
Miss   Ruth   Baillie  returned
her holiday trip to Trail on Friday
Mrs,   Pot  Mead. Orm
rence  Mead.   Lethbridge,  were  New
Year's guests at the home of Mr, :-.:. i
Mrs. Whitehead.
Born—To Mr. and Mn.. \Vm. Parker, on December 24th, a (on, at Ci  I
Miss Geneva Puffer. Kimberley.
visited at the home of Mr. r»r.d Mrs.
Frank Conrad during the : lay
A   goodly   number      •'    :.   ■  rial
from Moyie attended the New Year's
ball  at   Cranbrook.  an  ever.-,   which
always   prove-   most    succes i
every term of the word.
soldiers are partici-
,    n the insurance scheme pro-
;   for them, and that
ii ?urance in force is $55,-
wi •« -'2i< deaths dur-
yi ar, while 494
surrendered   their   policies
4,419   ceased   paying
An interesting feature of
that there are thirteen
. tween  thc  ages of
I  eight between the
I   _ ■ and 24, who must have
'teen!  when the war
■   ■
back ti
Weir   took   Tuesday's   trail
Butte,  Mont.
George Davis returned fr m Nelson   on   Thursday.
Pearl Walkley. of Cranbr -
spent over New Years with Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Rollhieser.
Moyie has a payroll around $£
and  the  New  Year  promises  every
success and  prosperity for our  enterprising little  town.
Miss Sadie Whitehead i; spending
a while with relatives at Lethbridge.
Harry Howe enjoyed the holidays
at Kimberley.
Thomas Wilson spent over New
Years with Cranbrook friends.
Mrs.  Campbell and three children
were in from Lumberton on Sun
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholson.
The business stand recently vacated by Mr. Nicholson and family i*
again occupied by a Kimberley party.
A committee is busy soliciting thi
Apply .Minard's at once. It
hal's the pain and stops inflammation. Removes all poison
from cuts and sores*
Keep a bottle on the shelf. u
i Wonderful Breathuble iMMdy
t %
Courts & Colds
tin/ tt.itdtn a 'ilver-iaiirt.
lhat iratO humid miitmret.
Proved safe hy millions and prescribed by physicians for
Colds      Headache      Neuritis Lumbago
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Thursday, January tiih. 1927
* KS    E V i:    0 P E N E R
* Om- that gets you u|i in time nml on the
J job.    An eye opener you can trust,   ll*.
* WESTCLOX.  mad.  In  CANADA,  in  ■
* variety  of  styles,  including!
% Silver Bell, $J.75t         America, $2.00.
J Sk'c'ii Meter $3.00 — luminous dial, $4
* Baby Ben. $4 50 — luminous dial, $6
J Bit' Be". $4.SO — luminous dial, $6
J Othtr luminous dial alarms from $2.75
J Watchmaker and Jeweler
Insure with Beale & Elwell.
at un
. C. J. Little has been a patient
hospital for a time this week.
Final Clearance of all Ladies'
Coats, DresiOS and Millinery, priced
away less than cist, at McCreery
Bros" Clearance Sale. 16
A pleasant time was spent hist
evening when Mrs. J. Cults was
hostess ;>[ her home to thc executive
of the Women's institute, court whisl
anil music boing tl ■ principal sources
uf diversion.
Specials For Friday and
Saturday Only.
Jnp  Oi-iinRes.
per box     95c
per pkt.     10c
Peter     Rabbit
Peanut  Butter
2 V, tins     (15c
:.''; lin-     13c
Libby's   Sliced
Pineapple, - '.*
l'ge tins     40r
Ib.                SOc
3   lame   bnrs
anil 1 trial si
a- of Colegate's
Toilet   Soap,
1   bars   in   nil
IUR, I  *t. $4.85
or    ROYAL
1, CWt.        $5.00
cwt.         $5.15
WHEAT,    * '
Neu* Year's wns appropriately
ushered in at the K.P. Hall by the
Scandinavian Brotherhood of East
Kootenay when, to the number of
uver one hundred, members gather*: d
for the Annual Jule Pest. Members
of the Brotherhood were presenl
from all parts of the district and "
thoroughly good time enjoyed. Mr.
Frank Carlson, of Kimherley. with
a number of muslclnns trom thai
place, was largely responsible for
iln* Buceess of the event
No. 19.
KEY CITY LODGE. No. 42. 1.O.O.I .
.Ii.iut installation nt Kimberley on
Tuesday. January llth. Specinl
'train leaves Cninlirook 7.15 p.m.,
1 (City time). Sojourning memhers
cordially invited.
Sullivan Lodge will take rate of
friends of visiting Hobekahs and
Odd fellows.
 „ RCQ
Jas. Green, Kitchener, is a patient
t ih..* hospital here, suffering from
McCkeery Bros.1 Annual Clearance
a!o   'ji.i, (, on Saturday. 46
iss Lylion Jackson
inlay for Vancouver
studies nt U.B.C.
leaves   on
to   resume
Richard Moore, CP.R. conductor
nderwent nn operation at the hospi-
il, from which he is now recovering
usscll   frames  pictures.
These Prices Are For Cash
Only — Free Delivery
JAP ORANGES 95c * box
2 for 15c, or per doz. 85c
PURE   PI.I'AI   JAM,   I's       55c
MACARONI, in bulb 12c
PELS   NAPTHA,   10-bar  Car-
tuns 80c
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. George and family
unite in a desire to express sincere
thanks to their mnny friends for
evidences of sympathy which have
reached them in connection with the
j death of their son, Herbert, and for
the Floral tributes sent at the funeral
on Wednesduy. These have been
deeply appreciated, anil the spirit of
kindness prompting them is very
gratefully acknowledged, 1'!
The Sisters of St. Eugene Hospital wish to express their sentiments
of   deep   appreciation   and   sincere
gratitude to their many  friends of
both town and district for the nur.i-
I oroua    donations,   gifts   and   kind
I wishes  so  generously  given  during
1 the Christmas season.    May they re-
j ceivo in return the joy and happiness
which is the lot of the cheerful giver
and  the  promised  hundred-fold  reserved for the friends uf the poor.
Mrs. Chlsholm and sons, of Kimberley, wish to thank their ninny
frit nils in Cranbrook, Fort Steele and
district, for their kind expressions of
sympathy in their recent sad bereavement In the loss of a loving husband
and father. 40 ;
Municipal Election ■ 1927
Al the request of a large number of representative
Ratepayers I have decided to place'my name in nom-
Js   ination for the office of Alderman.
£ I respectfully solicit your support and assure you
\\ of my hest efforts in the interests of the City.    Those
5 supporting me will be appreciated, but it is not my
j! intention to canvass any ratepayer for their support.
Yours faithfully,
Office Supplies
Ledgers, Journals, Cash Books
For Office  Desk and Packet Use
(All sizes for office)
Cranbrook Drug & Book
J. F. SCOn, Mgr. Co., Ltd.
Martin Broi. Pay  for Aibai.
Miss Ednn Mngeo left on Sunduy
,o rt [iii n to Medicine Hat after spending n week oi* so over the holidays
visiting nt the home of her sister,
Mrs. V. (i. Morris.
V. O'Brien, of Yahk, was brought
t<> tlu' hospital this week, huving Injured his side while lifting at his
The regular monthly meeting of
the Baptist Mission Circle will be held
,n tho Sunday school room of the
church on Tuesday, January Uth, at
.; p.m. __
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Woodland, of
Gulden, were in the city for the holiday, visiting at the home of Mrs.
Woodland ami the Misses Woodland.
Miss .May Cox returned on Monduy
•om Slocan, where she had been
lending the holidays with her grand-
irents, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Cox.
Anything you want welded, take it
'o the Service Garage. Work guaranteed. 22tf.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Thrasher spent
Lhe New Year holiday in Spokane,
being guests at the Davenport, where
the New  Year's Eve frolic was en-
Mr. 11. P. Bird, of Lumberton,
formerly of the L.D, Cafe staff, was
: visitor ill the city this week, com*
ing in to attend the funeral of his
friend, Herbert George.
For prompt repairs and satisfaction go to Ratcliffe & Stewart's garage. 20tf
Mis.-. Ethel Gillespie spent the
Christmas vacation at her home here,
n turn'ng; on Sunday to Cardston,
wliere she is engaged on the school
Btaff. Mrs. Gillespie accompanied
her as far as Lethbridge.
The case of Hex vs. Bradley and
Herniman was heard on Tuesday before Judge Forin, who was sitting
in place "f Judge Thompson, on that
day. After hearing thc case, the
judge held that Herniman was guilty
nf the charge of assault on Ya Lee
md fined him $r>0.00, Bradley being
acquitted. The judge took occasion
lo (tuition both men with regard to
!k Ir connection with the case and
their ctlltude in the court.
An event of considerable local in-
Lcrest is to take place in Winnipeg
on tlu* luth of this month, when a
banquet is to be tendered by the
Canadian Pacific Railway to a number of its retiring officials. These include W. 0. Miller, superintendent,
Nelson, B.C.; R. Barnwell, General
Tie Agent, Western lines, Winnipeg;
W. I*. Martin, Terminal Train Master, Vancouver, B.C.. and R. J. Coffin, Train Master, Winnipeg. To
:his banquet, which is to be held at
the Royal Alexandria, there have
been invited the following officials
from this section: J. Robertson, Chief
Enginocr, Crnnbrook division; J. A.
Ironsides, Mnster Mechanic; J. Fow-
cett, and J. Nf. Murphy, Road Master,
Kootenay Central. It is the occur-
ence of events of this nature which
Indicate the error of the assumption
thnt large corporations are but cold-
blooded, mercenury institutions.
Flannelette   Blankets,   11/4   Special, $2.25 a pair, at B. Weston's.
Attention is drawn to the time nf
the Agricultural Association dinner
to be held on Wednesday. January
12th, which will be at 7 p.m. sharp,
instead of 7.30 p.m. as announced
last week.
Men'* Suits and Overcoats priced away down for the January Clearance Sale at McCreery Bros. 40
A meeting of the Mothers' Association of the Girl Guidea will be held
in the Parish Hall on Tuesday, January llth, at 8 o'clock. All interested in the continuation of the Girl
Guides are asked to be present,
tuner;   playor  expert.     Phone   502.
We are now through taking Stock,
and find that we have a large quantity of good* which we arc determined to clear1 at a price. The following are a few of the lines:
Men'.   Work   Shoes $300
Men's  Dress  Shoes, $3.00
Women's Slippers $100 to $2.90
Children's Slippers $1.00 to $2.00
Men's   Work   Pants $1.50
Discount    of    10';     on    nil    regular
Our  low  prices  win  every   time.
W.    F.    NRAN 40
The good old custom of welcoming
iu the New Year was not forgotten
by tbo Caledonian Society of Cranbrook, judging by the large number
attending their dance in the Masonic Hall on New Year's eve. Those
present report a jolly good time, the
evening being spent iu dancing and
listening to a very interesting program of music and other entertainment. The music for the dancing
was supplied by an orchestra composed of Mrs. Delia Reid, Messrs.
James and John Drew and John McDonald, while among those taking
part in the program which was in
the hands of Mrs J. Coutts wero Mr.
D. .Banks Mrs. S. McCleavy, Mr. J.
Coutts, Mr. J. McDonald and Mr.
Linn. Supper was served at midnight and was thoroughly enjoyed.
The whole function reflected much
credit on Mrs. Harold Brown, whe
wus general convenor for the affair.
Entire Stock of Millinery at exactly half regular prices. McCreery
Bros.' January Clearance Sale.        46
We are now through taking stock
and find that we have a large quantity of Koodt which *we are determined to clear at a price. Tlie following are a few of the lines:
Men's   Work   Shoes     $3.00
Men's  Dress   Shoes, $3.00
Women's Slippers $1.00  to  $2.90
Children's Slippers        $1.00 to $2.00
Men's   Work   Pants           $1.50
Discount    of    10%    on    all    regular
Our low prices win every  time.
W.   F.    DORAN 40
Arrangements are under way for
the holding of a meeting of thc Conservative party executive in Vancouver on January 8, according to nn
announcement made by President
Nels Lougheed. The purspose of the
gathering is to confer with Hon. S. F.
Tolmie. party leader, and with the
Conservative members of the Legislature prior to the opening of the
House on January 10.
The executive Will also, it is said,
consider plans for contesting the
coming by-election in North Okanagan titling. No date has been set by
the government for the by-election
in this seal, which was rendered vacant through the death of Mr. A. O.
Cochrane, but it must be held within
hx months, lt is not likely now, it is
said, lhal ihe government will order
lho election until the full statutory
time has  elapsed.
The general plan of the party followers in the House will be discussed June Itllth, 1926, indicates thnt
al tin* January conference. Mr. K. II. 52 H per cent, is held in (irent Hri-
Pooley will continue as House lender tain, 19% per cent, in Cunada and
until  Hon.  Dr.  Tolmie  is elected to   HI (ier cent, in the United States.
the Legislature, which is not expected: n	
mSWG'S - The HoU" °f 10° Good Th%S tn r
***"     Specials lor Friday and Saturday      to&*
Coffee, Iry our Perfection Blend, fresh -ground.    Per lb. . 60c
Jelly Powdert, Sheriff's Spoon Deal, 3 assorted jellies nnd Silvoi
Spoon in a packet.    2 pkts	
Toilet Peper, Broncho Brand, 8 rolls 	
Rolled O.ti, Robin Hood for quality.   8 lb. bag 	
Pineapple, Oolden Pine fcrand, large tins.   2 for 	
Hallow! variety, fresh stock.   2 lbs  25c
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
wagner apples-
No. 1, per box   tl-85
delicious apples-
No. 1, per box    $2.50
Rowntree'e Cocoa—
Vi  lb tins, each   25c
Red   Arrow  Sodei—
wooden  box,  $1.00 she,
each   75c
Golden West.    One cake
free with each cake    .. 10c
Manning*!    Bread   and    Butter
A new flavor.    Per bot. SOc
Green   Peni—
small size,   very  choice.
Per pkt  10c
each    15c
gootl size;  2  doz  75c
PEARS—eating variety, 2 lbs. 25c
finest quality;  per  Ib. 15c
GRAPES—pel* Ib. 30c
(Tin* boforo the next general ele.
.shipments from this province to thi
United Stales run to 450,000 over
Canadian Pacific lines last year, and
present expectation is that this number will bi* equalled at least this year.
Revenue to farmers of the province
from this source ran to $100,000 last
J     North Bay, Ont.     - Tho  Ontario
Government's report of Northern On-
tario's gold production for the first
Christinas   tree tl,n months of 1020, shows   nn   increase over the first ten months last
year of over $1,100,000. Practically
all this increase is accounted for by
a gain of approximately $1,350,000
from Kirkland Lake, ns ngnlnst a
iloiTiuse of approximately $245,000
from Porcupine. Porcupine, how-
over, is again apparently on tho increase. In the month of Octobor
gold output was $283,204, compared
with $287,103 in October, 1926,
Notice To The Electors
I have served as a School Trustee for a number
Vancouver, B.C. — The grand)*
sweepstakes championship of the Fox \%
Show, in conjunction with the Winter T
Fair here, was awarded to  the  All- *
star Fox Ranch, of Winnipeg, as well | 0f years pas^ anc] have always endeavored to act
as the grand championship in various J
classes. Honors also went to Medicine * t|ie interests of the ratepayers and all concerned.
Hat, Alberta and Summerslde, P.E.I.  *
This will continue as my policy {or the future il the
electors see fit to place me in office for another term.
Calgary, Alta.—"I do not believe  X
other drilling proposi- T
there are
tions in the whole world more promising," Neil McQueen, of the Geological Staff of the Imperial Oil Co., is
reported to have said, adressing the
The Maple H
a very enjoyable
was the scene of
vent on New Year'
Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Associu- .j.
tlon   annual   convention   at   Grand i *************************************************
Falls, Montana.    "Anything ean hap-  ,WMVWWSAWS*%VWWWWWA^
Eve, "when "over n hundred gathered I said,  "judging by the  unbelievable
cert and dnnce, the oc-  cow!
en in the Turner Valley fields,'
d,  "judging  by  the  unt
idltlons met with already.'
at a call conee
easion being the fifth annual celebra-	
tion of Hogmanay in Cranbrook. Mr. Ottawa, Ont.—The  value  of the
w.  Henderson acted   as   master   of ■•,,•,,                ,   r*      j     •
ceremonies and called on aeveral for Principal field crops  of  Canada  in
songs and recitations, which were all 1920, according to a preliminary es-
very much enjoyed by those present, tlmate of the Dominion Government,
«-Sift J! SB?1 t'<mmll -"Pamounts to $1,005,822,000 in which
sat down to an excellent supper which ;    , .     1      s. ,n n„n nnn
was served by the ladies, after which wheat accounts for $422,673,000;
the tables were cleared and put toj cats $185,625,000 and barley $54,-
one side and the floor given over to 0.10,000. The value of the wheat
dancing,   in  which  all  present were'
jolly participants. At the hour of
midnight the New Year was hailed
with all due honor and the singing
of "A Guid New Year." following
which dancing was resumed until
2 a.m., when the gathering dispersed,
voting the nffnlr tho most enjoyable
Hogmanay celebration put on in
Cranbrook yet.
crop in the three prairie provinces
is estimated nt $411,101000, and the
oat crop $00,883,000.
Ottawa,  Ont.—United  States  settlers continue to cross the border in
large   numbers   despite   the   lateness
of the senson.    November figures issued by the Department of Immigration and Colonization show that the i
Government agency at Fargo, N.D..U.
forwarded   12.'(  settlers   and   seven 1
cars of effects, compared with   106 I
settlers and four enrs in the same§
month  last  year.    The  Kansas City]?;
agency sent 40 settlers, as compared |
with four last year and the Detroit
agency sent sixty, nn increase of over1,
200 per cent, over November, 1925.fl
Montreal, Que.—According to a
recent statement of E. W. Beatty,
Chairman and President of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the record of
tho   railway's  common  stock  as  at
To The Ratepayers
I desire to thank the electors for having shown
their confidence in me when elected as a School
Trustee. I am again allowing my name to go before
the electors for another term, and if elected shall continue to use my best efforts for the interests of all, and 5
for the advancement of the Schools of Cranbrook. £
MRS. J. JACKSON.        I
■•■ .7          :7. ■ i' .  '. .   '   I:
To the Electors of the City of Cranbrook
Cranbrook Municipal
Elections - 1927
In response to the solicitations of
numerous Ratepayers I have decided to
offer myself for re-election as Mayor for the
coming year, and if elected I shall be pleased
to devote my best services in that capacity.
December 23rd. 1926.
. ' 'i: 'i^M ninitji: uc3 Liiiic}iiMii;:iiHC3immiiiitE]iint id liiuc) 1 C3 c^luiniMiriri mini
i i
i Candidate For School Board !
Having been urged to offer my services for the §
I office of School Trustee for another term, and if in |
1 your opinion I have filled the position in the best in- I
I terests of the Children, the Ratepayers, and the Schools |
| in general, I will leave it to the voters to decide the
I matter once more.
Crnnbrook, B.C.,
January fith, \927.
Owing to dissatisfaction with the manner
in which the affairs uf tlie City have been managed, particularly thc Department ol Works,
during thc past year, 1 have yielded to thc
pressure of numerous electors to offer myself
for the office of Mayor of the City of Crnnbrook for the coming year.
My previous experience of two years as
Mayor and two years as Alderman, and the fact
that I am now in Crauhrook all of the time
instead of one day out of three, as formerly,
gives me a greater opportunity to devote even
more of my time to the affairs of the City than
1 formerly did. though most of the electors will
agree with me in saying that 1 gave a good
deal of time to the City's alfairs while in the
offices (if Alderman and Mayor.
The electors will remember that a By-Law
was passed at the beginning of l()2o, authorizing the expenditure of $45,(XK>.00 for needed
improvements to our streets. Of this amount,
SJ-'.O-OO.IX) was for actual street improvements,
$15.11(1(1.1)0 for purchase of street making equipment and $S,(XX).(IO for sidewalks. In addition
to tins large amount some thousands of dollars
were to bc taken from current revenue for repairs to streets and sidewalks.
Business men who have pressed me to offer myself for the office of Mayor, have asked
the question, "What have we to show for the
large amounts of money which have been expended on our streets and sidewalks during
thc past year?" The electors who have observed the manner in which thc repairs to
Baker Street were made during lhc past summer are especially appealing for a more economical and businesslike administration. The
dissatisfaction with the past administration has
been caused by the great waste of time ill hauling and moving material for Baker Street, par-
licularly. For instance, afler a small amount
of crushed roek had been laid, the application
of Tarvia was delayed for over two weeks and
a force of men, under pay of the City, were
standing idly about till the administration
finally wakened up to the fact lhat outside help
was required and sent for au experienced
Tarvia operator to the Coast. Instead of having the Maker Street work completed by May
24th, as planned, it was actually not completed
till August. As a result ot having our Main
Street blocked through practically all of the
season, while Baker Street repairs were being
made, traffic was diverted down the back alleys,
lUMiHiuiiti mine i: if Kara: i; ' ': rr."'" ' """'" wi pwt
causing a great loss of trade to business people
along Main Street. Further, when the work
was completed as far as Fenwick Avenue, il
was found that the surface was not what it
was expected to be, in that the old dust
nuisance was practically as bad as before the
new work was started.
These conditions are well known to most
of the electors, but there is yet a worse fca
ture, namely, that after only a few months use,
holes have'again appeared in Baker Street
with the likelihood of the damaged portions
spreading rapidly in area, ll has been learned
that the reason for this condition is that a
great portion of the material used for surfacing was round rocks instead of crushed rock
as was originally called for. Making repairs
of these holes which have already appeared will
be very costly and the repaired job will never bc
satisfactory. In my opinion, this wink should
have been'thrown Open for tender, with the
stipulation that Cranbrook electors be employ
ed wherever possible, instead of experimenting,
as was done during the year, al greal expense
lo the City.
Another question is. "Why was the rock
crusher set up in the old gravel pit where
sufficient material could not be secured and
later moved lo another location ai additional
expense?" This miscalculation, like thc Baker
Street work, used up considerable money un
necessarily. Further, alter setting lhe rock
crusher and transformer up ill the sen,nd lo
cation, il was found that before blasting opci
alions could proceed, il was neccssar) t" move
ihe transformer back and protect thc crusher.
The delay caused by these moves could have
been avoided under proper supervision oi the
Cily administrators.
Slimming Up, lhe results from money ex
pended on Baker Street compare ver) favorably
with those obtained from the expenditure "n
the Cold Creek diversion, which dues not seem
to have improved any under the present administration which has been in office during the
past two years.
If the electors of the City are satisfied witli
these conditions, then it will be good business
to vote for a continuance of the present administration. If, on the other baud, you are
not satisfied aild wish greater economy and
a more business-like administration, then I ask
you to give me your support on Thursday,
January 13th.
Your respectfully,


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