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NO. :;s
Since the announcement of the railway policy, a number
of events have occurred which make it clear that we have
reached a political crisis in the province, which requires
your most careful consideration. The promulgation of the
policy was at once followed by the resignations of thc finance minister, Mr. Tatlow, anil the minister of lands, Mr.
Fulton, on the grounds thnt they could not give their support to the arrangements arrived at by Mr. McBride and
Mr. Mann.
As was to be expected, the reasons which made it impossible for these ministers to remain in the cabinet havo
commended themselves to the public at large without regard to political alliances, with the remit, that Sir Charles
llibbert Tupper, a life-long Conservative of the greatest
ability and distinction, and many others, who, like him, refuse to be forced by partisan considerations to join in tlio
spoliation of the province, have declared themselves as vigorously opposed to the conclusion of an arrangement which
must inevitably destroy our credit, while securing nothing
in return.
In his nomination speech, (he Hon. Mr. Howser said:
"In giving you tbe Canadian Northern, wc are not giving
you one, but two transcontinentals, for the G.T.P. intends
to rush its Fort George to Vancouver branch in competition, and expects to reach here lirst, then thc Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul is coming to our coast, thus giving
Vancouver and the lower mainland at an early date six
transcontinental railways."
If we are to have six transcontinental railways serving
Vancouver and the lower mainland at an early date, is it
possible to conceive of a wilder and more unconsidered project than that of pledging the entire credit of the province
to secure the construction of only one of these lines, especially in view of the admission of the Hon. Mr. Bowser, that
in ally event the Grand Trunk Pacific railway expects to
reach Vancouver in advance of that railwav. If the Grand
Trunk Pacilic and Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul, to say
nothing of the other lines to which he refers ean come, and
are coming here without a guarantee or aid ot any kind,
what madder project could be conceived than that of exhausting nur credit to bring in a single railway which, like
the rest, is a declared    transcontinental railway, and must
come here in any event, and which we could not keep out of
the provinee in any case.
It is admitted that thc route proposed by Mr. McBride
and Mr. Mann double tracks the G.T.P. in lhe Yellow Head
Pass and the C.P.H. down the Fraser Valley. It is admitted that by the proposed Kettle Valley connection, the
Okanagan and Kootenay countries can be reached only hy a
long and circuitous coule, a great part of which would also
double track the CP.R. The short and direct road to this
city from the thickly settled Koolenays and the rich Okanagan district is by the Hope mountains portal, wliieli
Mr. Mann forced Mr. McBride to abandon. The proper
route from Kamloops is by the Nicola Lake up the Cold-
water down the Coyuchala and thence to Vancouver, a
route which nowhere double-tracks an existing railway, and
everywhere opens up new and valuable territory.
The two absolutely essential conditions to lie complied
with in any project for railway aid in this province are;
First, thc opening up ot new territory, and, second, cheap
transportation. The McBridc-Mann scheme, on the contrary, provides for double-tracking the C.P.H. throughout
most of its length, and does not contemplate the building
of a single branch line. It makes no provision whatever
with regard to freight rates. In his nomination speech, Mr.
Bowser said: "There might be some questioning as to
the control of passenger and freight rates, hut when we
discussed the matter with McKenzie and Mann, we came to
the conclusion that it wouhl not be wise to have such a
clause inserted in the agreement." The McBride government, after consideration, deliberately decided to exclude all
mention of freight and passenger rates Trom the agreement.
For this action no excuse can possibly he assigned. If the
province is not to receive a railway that will aid us in our
task of opening up and developing over HOO,000 square miles
of territory, the only reason that would be put forward for
aiding a double-tracking through line of easy grades would
be that it would rtduce freight and passenger rates to a
minimum, yet, we are told a proviso to this effect would
be unwise. Could anything be more obvious than the fact
that under this wild and inconsirlrrcd arramrement we are
asked to mortgage our credit to the last dollar for a railway which refuses to give us any consideration whatever
in return,
I have stated repeatedly that we are not opposed to the
coming of the- Canadian Northern, but are anxious to bring
it in.   Tn 1II0R Mr. McBride said:   "Presently, no doubt, we
will have McKenzie and Mann knocking at our doors; let us
give decent intelligent encouragement to these undertakings;
but let us give nothing more." At the same time be said:
"It actually docs* not seem to me that railways are doing
bettor without governmenl bonuses than they did when they
were in receipt of these favors from the government of
the day." A more extraordinary change of view than that
wliich .Mr. McBride lias experienced since McKenzie and Maim
"knocked at tbe door" would be bard to imagine. I adhere
to the , ositimi which Mr. McBride has abandoned, and can
only rejeat his words, "let us give decent intelligtnt encouragement to these undertakings, but let us give nothing
To lighten the burden for Uie province as much as possible, and at the same time provide (or what is absolutely
essentia1, THIS OI'KNING UP OF NKW territory, my
proposition would be to get Dominion and provincial cash
subsidies for the road from Yellowhead, down the North
Thompson to Kamloops; thence by way of Nicola Lake to
Merr-tt; up the Coldwater to the Summit, down the Co-
qiiahalhi to Hope, and thence to the coast. I understand
the Canadian Northern objects to building tbrougb the Hope
mountains on account of the grade. I look upon the pass
through the Hope mountains as one of great Importance.
If the Canadian Northern i.s not prepared to build through
that pass upon receipt of a reasonable subsidy, 1 would atl-
\ocatc lhat the road through the Hope mountains should be
constructed by tlie government as a government road, connecting with the V. V. Ac 10., and the B. C. Klectric railroads lo thc west of the Hope mountains, and with the
V. V. A !■;., the Kettle Valley railway and thc Canadian
Northern railway to the east of the mountains- It this
were done, running rights could be granted to all these
roads, ou a basis similar to that on which rinhts of a
similar character were given to run over the railway hridec
at New Westminster. Under such arrangements not only
would new areas be opem>d up by every mile of railway,
but all points in the Kootenays and Okanagan, with their
vast store of farm produce, fruit, coat, and gold would he
brought almost lo the very doors ot Vancouver.
To further open up portions of the province at present
inaccessible, and lo make use as far as possible of the
subsidies, amounting to nearly seven million dollars already
offered hy the Dominion government to assist 'the building
of railways, I would discontinue the insane policy of fighting
Ottawa, and make intelligent use of thc subventions already
at onr disposal.
By following out the opposition programn
iuce would be guaranteed the Immediate com
one thousand miles of railway, every mile of
open up new territory instead of Sim miles, i
miles double-tracks railway already m existent
Hi mi miles are intended to serve new- territory,
500 miles oflert-d by the McB ride-Mann agreemt
is not double-trackage is simply waste, as fur
proposal to reach Vancouver from the Kettli
way of Spence's Bridge and the C.P.R*., Instc
by the short    and direct route by way of Hop
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The madness of the McBride project, and all the circumstances under which it has Urn forced upon the electors—
who are not oflerod a completed agreement, who nre kept in
tbe dark as to what it may finally contain, who are daily
misled as to what it does contain, who are denied time to
consider its provisions, and from whom thv voters' lists
are craftily withheld (or the deliberate purpose ol preventing
a     free expression of public opinion—should be a sufficient
warning that a   crisis has brrn reached in the inaitagcmc
of the affairs of thv    province which   may lead to disaster
which it is impossible to overestimate.
The present is therefore not the time to allow ourselves
to be blinded or even     Influenced   by party considerations.
Two ministers of the crown and many others of character
and integrity have refused to have tbeir hands tied while
the province is being plundered by the sacrifice of our
credit, without return of any kind, what they can afford
to do, others need not be ashamed to undertake The present contest is in no sense politicul. It is no more political
than was the fiftht waged in Manitoba against railway
monopoly and the disallowance of railway charters. Thi'
opposition, which I have the honor to lead, is fighting with
all the strength it can muster in favor of provincial
rights, and against a mischievous attempt, pursued by
methods the most devious and vicious, for the purpose of
handing British Columbia over. bound and helpless, to
be exploited by a railway corporation.
On behalf of a United British Columbia. I appeal confidently to every serious mind, to every lover of the province, to spare no effort to prevent the reah?ation of thp
McHridc-Bowser-Mann project.
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This week has been one of splendid business for us, such prices as we are giving will make our turnover next week the greatest
in our history.   People are just getting warmed up to the fact We Mean Business.    We submit prices, so far as space will allow,
a Perusal of the same will convince you that nowhere, in Cranbrook or out of Cranbrook, can such values be found. G C S
Bed Sheets
Pull size,   Regular price $1.10 each; now
$1 i'i)   a pair
Cotton litis ailviinci-d twenty per cent in tho last 80
days, which makes this  the  greatest hnrguin in
sheets ever offered in Crnnbrook. $l.li0 a pair
Bed Spreads
Regular price $1.75 - - Now $1.18
Regular price $2.25 * - Now $1.50
Hy the yard, no inches wide
Regular price 1- cents       - -       Now H cents
Same ns above, full yard wide—good solid cloth
Regular price 15 cents - Now 'JJ cents
Ladies' Hose
Regular price uOc.        Pure Cashmere      Now 32c.
Ladies' Hose
Regular price 10c.    -     Cashmere     -     Now 20c.
Children's School Gloves
19c. and 28c, per pair.
All kinds of leather upholstered chairs and couches,
along with Desks, Dressers, Reds, Springs, Mattresses, All will have the special Price, which none
can nlford to miss.
Union Wool Carpet
Regular price 60 cents,    yard wide     Now 32 cents
No. I Qualiay
square yard, 50c.
Union Wool Floor
RUGS - $5.00
White 6 piece
Colored 10 piece
6ft. Extension
Table - $6.90
Sectional Book
Now is the time to buy
them. Oood X'mas Presents
Gum Rubbers for the Bush
Our stock in this line is complete; and despite the fact that
Rubber goods have advanced this season over twenty per cent,
we are selling at the same prices as last year. We remain the
Lumber Jacks' best friend, and will not advance the prices on
rubbers as many are now doing, simply because the market has
advanced since goods were placed in stock. We expect to sell
our present stock in the next two weeks. Get In early and stock
up for the winter, while the price is ao per cent lower than you
will be able to buy Rubber again this winter.
Morris Chairs
We have a number with the covers faded,
not saleable as new goods. Selling at $5.00
Common Chairs
39 cents
li only to one customer
Look in our window this week, there you will
see the much talked of
300 of these are to lie given away FREE after
Dec. 1st, on two conditions:
1st.—Only women aro entitled to those pictures.
Married or Single.
2nd—She must hold one of our cash register
tickets issued between Nov, 17 and December Int.
These tickets will cost you nothing, only a call nt our
i store; you are not called on to make a purchase to
obtain a ticket, they are FREE for the asking uml
will entitle you to one of these beautiful pictures.
framed as seen in the window, when presented at our
store any time after December 1st.
Read Conditions Carefully
Bed Spring flattress
Dresser and Stand
4 feet wide only
Cranbrook Cooperative Stores, Cranbrook, B.C. THE  CRAiN BROOK  HERALD
2.00 A YEA II
NOVEMBEll 111. 1909
By the Herald   Publishing Company,
F. J. Deane, Managing Editor.
The political campaign Is being
prosecuted with unabated energy by
all parlies. Public meetings ha\e
been held iu the city and elsewhere
throughout the riding during thc past
few davs by the candidates ol the
several parties appealing tor public
endorsement, Last night's meeting
iu this city, in tho interests ol the
candidature of Mr. Thos. Caven, was
well attended and proved a most enjoyable aflair, the speaker ot thc
evening heing an old time favorite in
Cranbrook, Mr. W, A. Macdonald, K.
('., formerly of Nelson, hut now practising in Vancouver. Mr. W. A.
Maodonald lias i|tiite a reputation as
a public speaker, which was well sustained by his efiort last night. Mr.
W. A. Macdonald is at his best when
l on as last man to close the
meeling. With the knowledge that
no one is to follow to check up
liis eloquent outpourings, he always
himself a latitude that would not he
possible otherwise. Strong evidence
ol this tendency on bis part was
given lasl night, mnny of his statements being widely at variance wilh
the facts. However, Mr. W. A. Macdonald, is a polished spell-binder and
he thoroughly entertains bis audience. Such points as Mr. W.
Macdonald appeared to have scored
in the course of his review of Hie
political situation will he fully dealt
with by Mr. W. A. Maodonald at his
meeting in the Auditorium next
Tuesday evening.
In our issue of Wednesday last we
published a long letter from Sir
Charles Hibbert Tupper, giving his
reasons for opposing the McBride
railway policy. In today's issue we
publish a telegraphic summary of his
speech, delivered at Itevelstoke on
Wednesday evening last, in the interests of Mr. Chas. Lindmark, who is
running in opposition to Hon. Tom
Taylor, the McBride government
candidate. We commend both the letter and the speech to the careful
consideratin 0/ our readers. As has
been 'frequently pointed out during
the present campaign, the issues at
stake on this occasion are such as to
largely disolve parly divisions. ' The
policy put lorward by Premier McBride is so "wild and unconsidered"
that many ot the strongest Conservatives in the province, have felt
called upon to renounce tbeir allegiance and to take common stand
witb the Liberals against its realization. Under such circumstances th'
Herald feels justified in appealing to
all lovers of this province, to all m, n
who place the well being ot theit
eountrv      before    party advant
age, to join, with one accord, in
supporting the candidature of Mr. M.
A. Macdonald. In order that, no
matter what the outcome of thi'
contest throughout the province may
be, this important riding will he represented at Victoria hy a man fully
competent to safeguard the best Interests of the province.
Reports from all over the province
point to a general upheaval against
the McBride eovernment. Whilst a
fnw short weeks back the McBride
government appeared to Iw strongly
entrenched in power, the unmistakable signs of tbe time now arc that
their "wild aud unconsidered" railwav policv will spell their downfall
on the 25th ot November, It is well,
with this responsibility in sight, to
remind our readers that absoluteU
no stock should be taken in the
statements ot Tory speeiul pleaders
that the Liberal party have no definite, clear cut policv in the matter ot
railway construclion. Suffice it to
sav that the Liberal railwav policv
tan be given Immediate efiect lo and
at n cost to the province, absolutely
insignificant compared with the terrible burden souirht to he fr.iposed hy
the McBride policy! Moreover, the
Liberal policv does for South Easi
Kootenay whnt the Tory spell-binders claim the McBride policy wilt af
romplish for the northern and coasl
sections of tne province. We ndvo-
cate no sectionat divisions, but v>r
claim that nf the two policies, that
of Liberal Leader Oliver stands foi
the development ot all sections of thr
province, includine specially that ol
South Eastern Kootenav. and as tbe
Oliver po,lev will not burden the tax
pavers unduly, vt claim that it Is
''•»■ best and should receive tbe en
dorm-mmt of the majority of the
electors In this nnd everv other constituency in Southern' British Co
Komio, Nov. 18.—Mr. .1. I). Hurd,
fnr th- nnst twu venrs ecneral man
iHri-r nl the ('. N. P. foal compn-nv
hen*, tout severed liis connection with
the companv nml left with his familv
lor Nt. Paul ami Chicaco. The
pemile, of Femie regret verv much
the loss ol Mr. Hurd.
If there is in the whole of this business any single encouraging feature,
it is to be found in the gathering impatience of the people at the burden
thev are hound to bear, and the
of shame and disgrace which this imposes upon them. The fiery serpent
of drink is destroying our people, and
now they are awaiting with longing
eves the uplifting of the remedy.—
(Special to the Herald.)
Itevelstoke, Nov. 18.—Sir Charles
llibberl Tupper addressed tiie largest
meeting ever held in Uevelslokc last
nighl. Over the stage of the opera
house was strung a banner, upon
wliich was emblazoned this inscription: "Welcome thu Son of Canada's
Grand Old Man."
In his opening remarks, Sir Hib-
bert said he was a Conservative,
ilycd in the wool and bred in the
hone. He was there to speak on
behalf of Candidate Lindmark, who
t.ad tbe support of both Liberals aud
Conservatives, who were ready to
siliK party diHerences, when the in-
lerests of the province were in danger*
Mcllridc had invited the consideration of Uie people ol British Colum-
ula to au extraordinary proposition
and from u remark he had made he
proposed to blacken the eyes of any
Conservative who dared say he was
suspicious uf his programme. He
was a Conservative, one of many,
Including lhe best and cleanest colleagues of the premier who disapproved that policy. McUride had
said lhat after he, Tupper, departed
ihis life British Columhia would continue to prosper, but he believed
that after McBride had departed
irom political life, British Columbia
would prosper all the better.
He uad been brought up to the
ideals of party loyalty ana while
willing to support the leaner \.iiu,
ue said blacK was black, he ob-
jeeied lo support him when he said
nlacs was white. And chiefly when,
as wus the case iu this province,
they Knew the color was "Green."
He had not left McBride, Mclirule
had left him and his principles fur
which the Conservative party had
ail along stood in British Columbia.
1 Lid McBride gone to the country
without this railway policy and oil
the past record of the administration lie would have swept the country. Then how was it that this revolutionary proposition, this unparalleled proposal was sprung, anil
ordinary decency abandoned in refusing lbe people reasonable Ume to
consider it.
Some years a man was driven uut
of lhe government, that was R. P.
Green. McBride had claimed nutti-
mg but praise for him aud in a suit
in court gave him a certificate ofi
character. They were as thick as!
thieves and there was no concealing
the fact that Green had extraoruiu- j
ary influence over McBride. Green
wus the power behind the throne.
Green was personally thc agent ol
.McKenzie and Maun and was the man
who was trying tu foist ou the prov-1
inou a burden unparalleled in the history   of the world.
lie could assure them tnat McBride's railway policy was neither'
black nor yellow, but altogether
Green. Thc railway policy was so
.*o!d, so monstrous, so unreasonable:
and so useless to any one outside
McKenzie and Mann interests thai
lie could only conclude that Green
ivas at the bottom of it.
This policy made thc Conservative
policy of better terms a farce, as
they had been knocking at the door'
at Oitawa pleading poverty and had
got Conservative Leader Burden tu
endorse their cause, when tbey took
lhe ground from under his feet by
guaranteeing a transcontinental road
in the   vast amount of $'15,000,000.
He had approved McBride's policy
up lo October lflth, when he (McBride) sprung the railway contract.
This was a policy of frenzied finance
put forward hy the wildest booin-
ster tbat ever lived, absolutely and
totally opposed to everything the
MeBride policy stood for during the
last three or four years.
Sir Hibbert condemned the silence
of Tatlow and Fulton, who, be said,
were acting under a mistaken sense
of loyalty to their late colleagues.
They bad been the trustees of the
'topic and it was llieir duty to
come out and tell tbe trulh. If
there was nothing wrong they could
not hurt McBride. The only contusion tbat could be drawn from
their nilence was that something
was seriously wrong, lie quoted McUride, Cotton and Bowser and lhe
Conservative campaign literature as
lo the necessity ol a careful financial
policy, also where Bowser had objected last session that the province
could not afford to spend a quarter
of a million, these same gentlemen
were now going around telling      the
i ople that $15,000,000 was a mere
bagatelle for the provincial treasury.
British Columbia was the heaviest
taxed provinee on the North American continent. What was the outlook for tlie future in face of such a
He quoted McBride and Bowser
who recently, in boosting the government's railway policy, had said thev
were given decent encouragement
and nothing more, and that five hundred miles of railway would he built
Bovril cures eolds. Tbe Pink Mercantile Co. have a new shipment of
Bovril.     All size*.
iu lhc province without the call on
the treasury fur a cent and, said
that this sudden Hop demanded some
explanation not yet given.
It. L. Borden, who was McBride's
leader and his leader, had nailed the
Conservative party to the cross on
the railway policy. Let McBride put
thai iu his pipe and smoke it.
Sir Hibbert went ou to tell of llu
dilliculty he had experienced m gelling a copy of the railway contiact
though McBride had Hooded the
country with literature on teller
A Winnipeg paper had taken hiui
(Tupper) to task fur opposing I'm,
policy, claiming it was the same a
war iu effect in Manitoba. He challenged this paper to publish the Ale-
Bride and Hohliu contracts side b\
side, and the editor then admitted In
had been unable to get a copy ut
McBride's contract and had nevci
seen it. McKenzie and Mann wen
railway experts and the contract
showed they played wilh Mr. McBride and Bowser in thc way most
men would he ashamed to play with
children. Thc agreement was such
that neither the Dominion nor any
otlier province would consider it for
a moment.
There was no provision in the
agreement against the amalgamation, sale or lease, and thc next
thing they knew, it would be a
C.P.H. owned road and the province
would own the bonds. Where then
would he thc competitive line they
talked about. There was no provision for a sinking fund to redeem
the bonds as usual. No guarantee
or bond was put up binding McKenzie and Maun to anything and no
provision for the inspection of accounts. Neither was provision made
for beginning construction at tbe
coast simultaneously with the east,
although McBride and Bowser made
Mich a howl because the Laurier
government made no similar provision with   thc   Grand Trunk Pacific.
The clause regarding the purchase
of supplies in the province was a
farce, as the contract stated this
would be enforced, only in case tbey
could get Ihem as cheaply as any
where else, and they knew tbey cuulu
not, because ot the very reasons on
which tbe Conservative party had
fought for better terms. Then McBride made erroneous statements as
to the extent of the railways operated by McKenzie and Mann, showing
that be did not take ordinary business precautions. McKenzie and
Mann practically had fifty-five million stock in the C.N.R. and if
ihcy were giving guarantee on the
whole system it was only reasonable
that provision shall be made for
their depositing their stock to protect the guarantee of the province,
but there   was no such provision.
Bowser said the agreement would
ne crystalized into a bill, which was
just so much hot air. He admitted
tbat there was one concession, giving
the public thc right to travel over
the railway bridges, but the people
would not care much about that.
The proof of his statement in the
Vancouver press that the contract
■vas "wild and unconsidered" was
the fact, that there was no provision
for the control of rates, which was a
vital point of the agreement with
every other province. McBride had
said that this was left out ot the
bill because it might interfere with
the sale of the bonds. In other
words, Mann had played with McBride and Bowser and let them sign
away what suited them. The province had no business financing this
road anyhow, as it was a transcon-
tiental road under Dominion control,
There never had been such a critical
time iu the history of thc province,
lie bad never faltered in his allegiance to the Conservative party iu
the province till Green had been
proved guilty of malfeasance in ofliee, and wben be saw McUride retain
bim in his cabinet after be had done
lhat which should have driven him
out of 'the society of any decent and
honorable man, he admitted he flinched, but still did not vote for the
Liberals, preferring to lose his vote.
When this railway policy was
sprung on them in a manner which
showed the brand of cowardice from
lop to bottom, he came to the
conclusion that party lines in this
province had proved a dismal failure
and he would join with any decent
Liberal or Conservative to secure
good honest, tnpable government of
the province. Much as he appreciated
the advantages they might enjoy in
this great province, he believed it
was possible by this railway policy
to put beyond those living today
many of the advantages they should
enjoy and hand down to their children and their children's children.
Sir Hibbert Tupper had a great
ovation, and the supporters of
Mavor Lindmark are now positive he
will defeat Hon. Mr. Taylor, minister of public works, with whom he is
contesting this election.
Read the Herald
$2.00  A  YEAR
George Hungerford, who has been
employed as dial timber ranger for
The King Lumber Mills, Limited, for
tbe past seen years, died at No. ll
bush cump last night, lie bud gone
out to No. a mill aud was fouud sick
in bis shack and taken to the cam
and placed in the foreman's bed,
where he was given every attention.
But as ,.e v. as uuuut t»r» years of age,
the exposuie iu the work of cruising
had brohdi down what was a
strong constitution, and poor old
George finally succumbed, Very few
men wero better known in this' district uml none better liked. George
wus a friend of all who knew him.
He was a genial soul uud one of
hose men who loved humanity and
veryone who Knew him was always
pleased to shake him hy the hand
when he came to town. The Kings
spent thousands and thousands of
dollars in timber limits on his
judgment and that judgment was always good. He had worked in the
tiniber business wherever timber had
grown on the North American continent, as he bad been employed
both in the States and Canada, and
was always absolutely honest and
thoroughly loyal. George will be
missed by his friends and the Herald
joins with them in expression of
sincere regret at bis demise. Thc
funeral will take place tomorroe afternoon at 1 o'clock from Heatty \s
undertaking parlori.
Yesterday afternoon about 3
o'clock William Edward Hall, son of
Conductor .lusepb Hall, while working as brakeman on a westbound
train, met with a cruel and sudden
death just east of Jaflray. As the
train was approaching Jewell's saw
iniil young Hall started forward
over thc cars to thc forward end of
the train to he ready for assisting
in setting out some cars at the Jewell mill. How the accident really
happened nobody knows, but it is
supposed that with tbe snow and
slush on top of the cars the young
man in passing from one car to
another slipped and [ell beneath the
train, as the wheels passed over tbe
his shoulder and side. When he
was missed by the train crew a hand
car and men were sent back lo
search for him and lie was found lying unconscious bv tbe side of the
Hack. He was taken to Wardner
and an engine and a caboose
brought him to Cranbrook in thc
fastest time that was probably ever
made between thc two stations.
Green met him at Wardner and did
all that was possible under the circumstances, and as soon as the
special arrived in Cranbrook the unfortunate yictim was taken to the
St. Kugene' hospital, where he died
without regaining consciousness at
ti o'clock. The accident is a most
pitiful one and Mr. and Mrs. Hall
have the sincere sympathy of the
cemetery. Coroner Connolly held an
held at thc English church" on Sunday at 2 o'clock, and the remains
will he interred in the Cranbrook
cemetery! Corooer Connolly held an
inquest this afternoon touching thc
death of the above, the jury returning a verdict of "accidental death."
Editor Cranbrook Herald:
Sir: I was much aggrieved to read
in thc columns of the Cranbrook
Herald tbe real or made up story of
a girl who is said lo have eloped
with a priest. A mere glance at the
story is sufficient lo give an ordinary
critic, who knows anything about
things Catholic and ecclesiastical,
serious doubts concerning thc veracity of that report. One must remember that everything that goes to i
print, even ln the columns of our
local papers, is far from being as reliable as Gospel truth; yet there
arc always people that arc gullible
enough and always on the lookout
for scandals that they may aim a
blow at   the Catholic priesthood.
Be that as it may, the fact is
that the Cranbtook Herald in its
number for the 1 5th of November,
1909, seems to have forgotten its
usual spirit of fairness to insert a
story (probably a clipping from
another source) which is iu itself injurious to the Catholic clergy at
large. I fail to sec, Mr. ICditor,
what good you may have intended,
while allowing such' a story, worthy
of the worst kind of yellow journalism, to appear in the Cranlirook
Herald. There is no edificution which
anyone may derive from it, no material profit; and I think that if the
tro-weekly Herald needs anything to
"fill In," there are one thousand and
one matters both sociological and
polilieal that will answer the purpose uud prove Interesting without
giving offense; and if you will write
about sacred persons nnd things,
there may be found enough of edifying stories of devotedness of the
Catholic clergy to relate, fo save you
'lie trouble of clipping out real or
imuirinary scandals. And to say but
a word about It, every man In Cranbrook is aware that' It is to the
efforts and success of the Catholic
priests among the Indians of this
eountrv that thc white population
of this city are given to cat their
daily bread in peace.
I hope to hear In due time about
the untruthfulness of that elopement,
be it remembered, however, that the
faults one cannot in justice be
accounted as the faults of all, and
that for one priest that may fall in
his duty and fall off, there are thousands of others who remain faithful
in spite of thc greatest difficulty;
and arc the eternal glory of thc
Catholic church and of true Christian
civilization. Moreover, I am sure
that the very fuss which is made
about the fall of a priest Is thc best
sign to diagnose the scarcity of
such an occurrence.
Thc story, if it proves anything,
I gops onlv to show that even in the
, hest regulated Institutions there mav
; be crimes, otherwise how
j could the very exlstr
11nee   of   the police   force    be  i»s-
+ Construction ot railways urgently needed in Britisli Columbia lo ♦
+ be aided by grants of cash or bonds uud by exemptions from luxa- 4
4 tion for u period of ten years after completion, conditional upon: ♦
4 (a). Immediate commencement and diligent prosecution of the work +
+ of construction, tb). The payment, during construction antl the ♦
4 period of exemption from taxation, to all mecbuuics, laborers aud ♦
4 other persons who perform labor iu construction or on maintenance +
+ or in operation, of such wages as are generally accepted us current ♦
+ lor competent white workmen in the district in which the work is +
+ heing performed. 4
♦ ♦
4 Provision for tlie extension of speeiul timber licenses to be made #
4 hy the substitution tor ttie present timber licenses renewable from #
4 year to year, grunted on the following conditions: (a). Thai ren- ♦
4 tals and royalties may be lixed from lime to lime. (b). That the +
4 licenses shall lie held subject to such regulations with regard to the +
4 manner ot cutting and the preservation of the timber covered by the +
+ licenses us may be promulgated by the lieu tenant-governor iu coun- ♦
4 eil. (c). Tbat agricultural lands required fur settlement may he ♦
4 withdrawn from the operation of timber licenses by order of the 4
4 lieutenant-governor in council atter reasonable notice has been given 4
•i» to the licensee to remove tho timber within the period of time fix- ♦
+ ed by the order, (d). And that for the cutting and removal uf +
4 such timber the wages paid shall be such wages as arc generally ac- 4
4 cepted as current for competent white workmen in the district in ♦
4 which the work is performed. ♦
♦ ♦
4 The maintenance of the present reserve on the unlicensed timber 4
4 lands of the province until such time as the timber is required for ♦
4 actual use, said timber at that time to be surveyed, and the quan- ♦
+ titles having been estimated, disposed of by public competition from 4
4 time to time in suitable quantities, a reasonable reserve price being ♦
4 fixed. ♦
♦ ♦
4                                          CROWN LANDS. ♦
♦ ♦
♦ Thc prosecution of a vigorous policy of land settlement; the ♦
4 granting free to settlers on reasonable conditions ot residence and ♦
4 cultivation, suitable agricultural lands; the alienation of other ♦
4 crown lands under conditions which insure their use; the making of ♦
4 surveys and publication of maps and reliable information making ♦
4 the latter readily accessible to the public. ♦
♦ ♦
4                                      MUNICIPAL REVENUE. ♦
♦ ♦
+     The transference of the power of levying and collecting taxes upon ♦
♦ personal property within municipalities from the provincial govern- ♦
4 ment to the municipalities in order to augment the inadequate re- ♦
4 venues of the existing municipalities. ♦
♦ ♦
n                                     SANITARY REGULATIONS. ♦
♦ ♦
■'i> Rigid government inspection of nil places of human abode and the +
4 enforcement of building, health and sanitary regulations so as to in- ♦
+ sure, as far as possible, the satetv of human life, and to abolish 4
+ and prevent the deplorable conditions now so prevalent in the ♦
4 dwellings of a large number ot un.lesirahlc citizens. ♦
♦ ♦
♦ ♦
4 The election of all police commissioners and license commission- ♦
4 ers in cities, towns and rural municipalities by popular vote. ♦
♦         ♦
tilled; it shows also that the greater the dignity, tbe deeper tbe fall,
and the more intensive pity it should
excite; and at last that there is
enough wickedness and animality left
in the best ot men to allow him, if
not resisted, to become a demon. It
is no stone which any sensible man
will ever throw at the church.
I expect, ot your courtesy, Mr.
Editor, that you will do mc and the
Catholic population of Cranbrook and
surrounding district that arc assiduous readers of your valuable paper,
the kindness of inserting these remarks.
I am, sir, yours truly,
Father L. Choinel, O.M.I.,
Catholic Priest, Cranbrook
London, Nov. 18.—In the House of
Lords on Tuesday Lord Lansdowne,
leader of the opposition, gave formal
and expected notice of his intention
to move tor the rejection ot tbe
budget bill when it comes up next
Monday. His motion, be said,
would be expressed thus: "I move
that this house is not justified in
giving its consent to this bill until
it has been submitted to the judgment of the country."
Necessarily the budget will be re-
iccted bv the House of Lords, for
the Unionist peers are in a great
majority, and they and their followers bitterly oppose the budget, chiefly
because of its proposed Increase of
laud taxes and death duties.
This means that the crisis hns arrived which King Edward earnestly
sought to avert. It means that
there will be a general election in
January for, ot course, no ministry
can survive a defeat on tbe annual
Tea pots with pen-ulsters at the
Fink Men-untile Co.
Tho old, old story, told times without number, and repeated over and
over again Ior the last 3(1 years,
hut it is alwavs a welcome story to
those in search ol health—There is
nothing in tho world that cures
coughs and colds as quickly es Chamberlain's Cough liemedy. Sold by
all druggists and dealers.
Reception waters at Fink's Pure
Kood Grocery.'
Thc C.P.R. are issuing tho lollow-
iiiR low rates lor the Christmas
holidavs from Cranbrook and return:
Montreal, $74.35; Toronto, $00.35.
Tickets on sale from December 1st
to .'list inclusive, good lor three
months. British points in the Old
Country, single lare, by the Empress
boats $28.75 and by Lake boats
Winter ls here! You'll need a cutter. To save money see the shipment ol now cutters VanWormer has
n stoek.
Pineapple marmalade at Fink's
Pure Food Grocery.
When a cold becomes settled in the
system, it will take several days
treatment to cure lt, and the hest
remedy to use is Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy. It will cure quicker
than any otlier, and also leaves the
sysh-m in a natural and healthy
condition. Sold by all druggists
and dealer!.
The Fink Mercantile Co. are showing a line of delicacies equal to that
ol any city store.
Phone 271. P. O. Box 20.
Friends and    supporters     address
Liberal Committee,
P. O. Box 20.
As I have sold the Herald I must
Insist on the payment ot all accounts due me for advertising and
job work. I have to pay my accounts and thc money that is owing
mc is needed for that purpose. All
subscriptions due are payable to the
new management. Either myself or
a representative can he found at thc
Herald office.
F. E. Simpson.
Green figs and ginger marmalade
at Fink's Pure Food Grocery.
The attention ol
Sawmill Men
is requested.
We wont  you  lo look into
thu merits of the
The simplest and most rmlicul
improvement in Files ever
Hardware  Cranbrook, B.C.
MO Well il ee-lniiilv  iuu
l"v very remarkable occur-
once, bul iieverlbelesH ilV going
lo be done during the coming
week nud ovary person in town
can avail themselves of this
generosity  bv titklnu advantage
of the offer nel forth below—
From Nov. I5lli to the 22nd
we will give nwny
$5.00 WORTH OF
to everv purchaser of a
Moffat Range
At $65.00 to $85.00, and
$3.00 WORTH OF
to everv purchaser of a
Moffat Range
From $50.00 to $65 00.
Tliis is n
and any one looking for a Range
cannot afford to MISS IT.
Low Round Trip Rates to
Tickets on sale Dec, 1 to Dec. HI, inclusive, good to  return within three
Tickets issued in connection Atlantic
Steamship   Business   will   be on sale
from Nov. 21 nnd limited in live months
from date of Issue
Finest Equipment. Stnndaid First
Class and Tourist Sleeping Van* nnd
Dining Cars on nil Through Triiiim.
Compartment - Library* Observation
CarB on "Imperial Limited" antl "Atlantic Express."
Llie snd Firo Insurance - Real Estate
Office—Up stairs over Burns' Dry
Goods Store
Con* In and let me quote jou rates
-3-Through Express Trains Paily-3
leaven Winnlpog iluily nt 'l'l -Kt, making
conneottonH at Tototito fnr all |,,iiiitn
Kast anil WobI lli.'fi'iit.
Tlio "lMl'I'.ltl.M,  LIMITED" leaves
Winnipeg dally nl m IB, ami ll ATLANTIC   BXI'HKSS"   hi  800 dally,
making connection nl Montreal (nr uli
B.  C.   and Surveyor
CRANBROOK     -      B. C.
I'M!. Kivniini-ll, 11. !,. 8., II CL. S.
A. I. llolierlnoii, II. 0. L. H.
Dominion anil llritisli Colilntliia
P. O. Drawer 798 VICTORIA. 1.0
Graduate of Ontario Veterinary
College, Toronto, in 18118.
Graduate anil Medallist ol
McKil)i|,'s Veterinary College,
Chicago, in 1000.
Nine years' experience in
Veterinary practice in Manitoba.
OlllcnlCriskrMkHot.il. THE   CRANROOK.   HEUALD
Whilst lust night's public meeting
wus rut her lute in starting, more
than half au hour after the udvcrUs-
Mi lime, still when Chairman A. e..
Walls, tiiiue ou tbe platform, tto
compunled by Tom Caven, W. \.
luutxioaald ami u number of rin laitli-
ltii, Uio Auditorium
lulliig up and hy lhe
milking was well under wu j
was pretty well filled, At the out-
.sei there wus u manifest Lick of enthusiasm uml ii was not until W. iV.
Mucilomild, K.C, llie popular spoil
binder, lately of Nelson, now ul
Vancouver, turned loose, that thu
large audience showed any real Interest iu the proceedings. \\. A.
Macdonald is a favorite slump
speaker in Cranlirook ami he is I'll-
lirely iu lus element, when be is
last speaker at a political meeting,
ile has a happv Inculty of BKirUug
dangerous points and of avoiding
ticklish questions, and withal a run
How' of language, delivered with apparent sincerity, lhat ucvor fail to
uro use the enthusiasm of his auditors. Certainly be made quite a
hit last night.
A. V. Waits,   the chairman, made
the mistake of indulging in quite    a
lengthy opening     address.     Possibl)
this was due lo an appreciation    of
the   peculiarity of his   own position
as    chairman    of  a     Conservative
meeting  in thc   city   ol Cranhrook,
alter   what    occurred ut the   remit
party convention,   when he was   not
treated with   quite the respect     bis
faithful udherance to the parly cuust
warranted.   Mr.   Watts   made     this
quite  apparent in lhe course of   his
remarks, iu which lie referred to the
ill-considered     actions    of      certain
youthful   members of   the parly and
assured   the    Conservatives    presenl
that there was a section of the party
in Cranbrook that always stood   loi
clean   polities and    opposed the vile
system of patronage.     The chairman
waxed quite eloquent over his denunciation   of the political heelers    ami
declared in vigorous terms that    so
far as the better element iu the Conservative party     was concerned,     a
persistent effort   woulil always      be
made to have public affairs administered with at least an appearance ol
decency, and neither the prohibitionists or the liquor men, or any   faction   or clique    be allowed lo overrule this belter element.     Mr. Walts
started out   in   his opening remarks
With a warm attack upon Sir. M, A.
Macdonald,     the   Liberal candidate,
who be claimed had iu his punliC ui
terances   charged   Premier   McBridi
with   prevarication and in so   tloini
bad attempii.l   to distort facts   and
had, in a word, been guilty nf win*.
misrepresentation.     lie theu went on
to explain how the government wouh.
be secured hy a   lirst mortgage    <
the   C.N.R.   Exposing to  his   complete       personal    satisfaction    thc
"obtuseness" of   Mr. M. A. Macdonald.     Hut,     apparently, uot     q-Jiii
satisfied with his elucidation of this
problem,    he went on to show    thai
even in thc event   of the C.N.R. nol
making good and the government Iieing    compelled    lo take    possession
thereof, this would onlv result       in
still grenier benefits to the province.
It would   mean that the government
would have to take   it over and run
it as they   do in     Australia,   wliich
would mean the first step in the direction of   practical socialism,   ami.
consequently, tlie governmenl in   this
election    should receive    lhc   heartv
support   of   the   Socialist!
e'earod tho air of   all nnsii
ings   regarding    the    railw
the chairman proceeded to
the merits  ami demorlf
spective candidates, confii
marks   to the Liberal am
live candidates, ignoring i
third man in the field, Mr
representative of tl
er lit
) his en
lhe fat
is a lav
i h.u
According to   Mi
thai Mi. M. A. M
ver    was    total
Mr. Watts    was   vcrv   sever
lawyers, obviously   unmindful
fact, that   the   Mm Bpeoki i
evening was lo he a lawyer.
Mr. Wiiiis assured his oudlei
Tom Caven. Iho Conservatl'
imv, was an Intelligent working man
and according to his idea it would lie
better if there were more win King-
men in the house than lawyers, lie
based his idea upon the alleged
grounds that il was no sacrifice foi n
lawyer lo go into politics, in tad
poiihcal life offered distinct advantages to mon of that profession.
I'm,lin. hr objected to the whole
bleed of lawyers because they are
responsible for thai vile legal enactment, "Champerty." Mr. Watts was
entering upon a ion:: ctrplauatloti i'f
ihis alleged legal atrocity, vhen lhc
(low of his language was cul short,
by an humorist in the audience, who
called oui loudh for "Homo Rule (or
Ireland."   Tin- iueirintent  over    Ihis
I I   outbreak having subsided, Mr.
Watts proceeded once more with his
In torn rotation .if "Clmmpcrty."
Briefly summarised ami according \o
Mr, Watts, "Champerty" is a process
of law whieh enables Hie legal profession of British Co.iimhia, io indulge in blackmailing, stealing and
riddling from lhe plain people, llrilisli Columhia is the only civilized
country where this Infamous practice
is legalized and ho ventured the assertion that Mr. M. A. Macdonald, if
elected, would not dare to introduce
a measure for its repeal, whereas, he
declared in vigorous tones, their
working man candidate, if returned
would make it one of his first
duties at Victoria to introduce legislation to abolish "Champerty."
Probably this was a new one on Tom
Caven, whose knowledge of this infamous legal enactment doubtless
had its origin in the remarks of the
chairman. Hut there wns a still
greater evil tbat Tom Caven was go-
Inc to abolish if elected. Mr. Watts
entered upon n severe denunciation
of pntronaee and of uolltical heelers.
He knew that Mr. M. A. Macdonald
would not dare to attempt any legislative reforms In thnt direction,
because his party friends at Ottawa
were sustained in power by tho sys-
sem of patronage, and if it were
withdrawn tlto whole fabric of their
Institutions would totter, these Mme
institutions being rotten from the
center io lhc circumference. It was
clear therefore that Mr. M. A. Macdonald was quite unlit to ho their
representative, but there was Tom
Oaven, tho nominee of tho Conservative party, who would stand bv the
was rapicij ll(la||1. (n lllt, conservative platform,
time speech-,^ .iUuUiih patronage, and would himself introduce the necessary legislation.
Vet another point did the chau-
inau lake up and elaborate. This
point was local option and here the
chairman cortalnly opened ihe eyes
of lus audience. They learned that
Tom CttVOH w.is lhe champion uf
local option in this campaign ami
lively prohibitionist in the audience
should rail) to his support. On thc
other hand Mr. M. A. Macdonald,
went about iu fear and trembling any
daru not disclose bis attitude or.
this point.
Having   demolished     the     Liberal
party uud explained the real groundi
why every one    sliould vote for Tom
Caven, Chairman Watts proceeded to
demolish thu wicked mil notion tbat
there was a split iu   iho Conservative party.     Mr. Watts promised tu
explain the whole situation, but unhappily he only dealt with the lucal
phase uf il, leaving the    public still
doubt to account   for   lhe open
hostility of such well kuown and relucted party leaders as Sir Charles
llibbert Tupper, Ex-Finance Minister
Tatlow and    Ex-Land Commissionei
KulIon, as well   as   the many scores
of disaffected Tories throughout   the
province.   However, he went Into the
local    situation    pretty thoroughly,
which, at least, must have been ol interest to those concerned.       It    appears from Mr. Walls' exposition   of
die facts iu the   case, that a section
of the lucal Conservative party   have |
always stood for clean politics    ami
have bitterly   opposed tbe patronage
system,    claiming that public affairs
should    be    administered  with,     at
least, an appearance of decency, also
Lhat justice shall   not   be crippled by
a few polilieal heelers, nor that any
clique should control affairs, whether composed of prohibitionists      or
liquor     dealers.       Apparently    the
conditions     complained   of     by the
chairman had prevailed in Cranlirook
riding, but thanks to the efforts   of
the purity faction in tbe local   Tory
party, tho evil-minded men who bad
Heretofore    controlled    party affairs
had been    turned down and out ami
nuw   goud, dean,  fair-minded party
men ruled the roust, wilh Tom Caven as    iheir    Moses.  The chairman
worked     himself     up   into a     high
pilch    of enthusiasm    over his description of the terrilic light between
lhc good and had elements in      the
lucal Tory party, comparing     their
struggle with that of the barons uf
old hJngland,    which resulted in   tha
securing of the Magna Charta. Happily   now peace reigns supreme      In
llie   camp.     The     naughty elements
have been taught better manners and
arc now prepared  to do  the  behests
of their moral superiors.     And lorn
Caven had   given them   bis    solemn
pledge, not   only by word of mouth,
but In writing, lhat the abuses      hei
complained of   should   bo abolished
Had ho not   done so. Mr. Watts declared    he     (Watts)  would not  have
been   here    on the platform.     After
this cloqqlq!    outburst against     thc
wicked    elements     thnt  had sought
control of    the     local Conservative
party, Mr, Watts displayed   a trutj
charitable disposition.     Ho went on
io   explain that the     split  iu       tin
local Conservative ranks was largely
din'      io the Indiscreet actions      ol
certain   youthful   members of      the
party.       Fortunately-     their elders,
iiossossed    of   more  mature   undcr-
atandiugB, would not  tolerate    these
Indiscretions, which led to a revolt,
nt allies,"   the |for which the indiscreet youths wero
ntirely    to blame.   Notwithstanding
their past bad conduct, bo felt bound
admit  that  these youthful sinners
luui been Instrumental in doing   more
,ork for the party    than  then
ml   wiser brethren, and   they
in welcomed hack lo   the [old,
past   errors    and   omissions
overlooked and pardoned.    The house
was once moro united.   They were all
bound together again, although,      it
might bo,     thai  there were still     a
tow green and slippery ones   in   tluj
or tli
of t
10m In
11 der ;
i.ol In
Ih this lime, the audience was be
rttylng anxiety as to whether Clinli
man Walls was the whole show o
not and discreet hints from (he plat
luun, brought htm lo a rcalizatioi
ol tho situation and he took lus seal
only to bo reminded that it wai
lus duly, as chairman, to inlroduci
lie speakers of the evening. Mr
Walls theu rose and Introduced Mt
rom Caven, Iho Conservative candl
tn Caven was given a line reception, llr -said ho w.is glad of the opportunity io have another talk, wilh
.he electors of Cranbrook over thu
poiltical sil mil ion. lie made some
kindly references lo his Liberal opponent, M. A. Macdonald, and expressed pleasure that the campaign
luui so far heeen free from personalities . Touching hrielly on the
McUride railway policv, Mr.. Caven
declared it to he good in everv respect and particularly so in that il
would not cost the people of the
province a single dollar. He claimed that the Liberals had no policy
and that in their hearts thev were
secretly in favor of the McUride
policy. Mr, Caven proceeded to discuss briefly the pleasing fact of a
surplus of $-1,111111,11(111 in tbe bank nt
Victoria, which he thought should be
spent- at once, a proposition that
met with loud applause.
Mr. Caven next touched upon the
premier's policy in reference to the
timber industry. He claimed that
McBride had treated the lumher nun
well in the pust and was prepared t ■
show them even greater consideration
11 the future, nud grant them perpetual licenses. Reverting to the
railwav policv, Mr. Caven declared
that tho government would never get
a chance to pay n dollar on their
guarantee. Turning then to the
local option question, Mr. Caven explained tho MeBride government's attitude and said that every supports!
of the government was bound lo endorse this attitude aud vote for a
local option measure if 5b per cent
of the electorate declared in favoi
thereof. He asked all present to
think carefully over thc situation ami
to vote according to their honest
convictions. The railway contract,
be declared, was one of the best
ever consummated and lbe deal with
the G.T.P. was the best ever made
by any premier in Canada. In conclusion he again asked the fair-
minded people of Craubrouk to think
well over the situation and to give
him iheir support, if they concluded
the McBride policy was the best for
tlie province. A loud outburst 'if applause ensued upon Mr. Caven resuming his seat.
Mr, Martin, a Socialist from
Moyie, next occupied the platform for
a ,ow minutes. Mr. Martin gave the
impression of being a wry earnest,
sincere young man, who lit Ins first
platform appearance not unnaturally
orrod in expecting his audience to
lake pleasure in listening to a long
recitation Of American statistics,
that, in bis Judgment, bolstered    up
the cause of Socialism. However,
be did the hest he could lor the Socialist candidal'.', J. W. Kitcb, and
was most appreciative ol the court-;
esy extended him by lbe chairman
and the meeting, lie made one capital hit in the course uf his somewhat disconnected and discursive remarks, lie made reference lo thc
address at Moyie of lhat ardent Conservative worker, Mr. G. H. Thompson, who in bis opening words, had
addressed himself to the "gentlemen
aud workingmen" present. Mr. Martin did not like this Conservative
distinction and preferred to address
his remarks to the "men and
women" of Cranhrook.
F. J. Deane, on behalf of Mr. M. A
Macdonald, hrielly explained the reason of the Liberal candidate's non-
attendance. Mr. Macdonald had received no invitation to attend the
recent meeting held in thc city and
addressed by the premier and the attorney-general and he had since made
arrangements to speak at outside
points. However, he had intimated a
willingness to attend the prcsont
meeting if arrangements were made
for a fair discussion of issues, each
candidate or speaker being allowed
equal time. As this arrangement
was not satisfactory to thc Conservatives, Mr. Macdonald had not
deemed it worth while to break his
engagements at outside points, ns he
had already discussed the main Issue of the campaian at some length
in Cranhrook. Mr. Deane announced,
that on Tuesday evening next Mr. j
Macdonald would hold another public i
meeting in this city, in the Auditor- |
ium, at which he would deal with
any points of moment raised hy his
ipponents on this occasion and to
which a heartv invitation to all present to attend was extended.
Chairman Watts took exception to
Mr. Deanc's assertion that the Conservatives had been unwilling to hold
a joint meeting and promised that
even at this late date the Conservatives were prepared to arrange a
.oint meeting with the Liberal candidate. He took upon himself tliere
and then to pledge the party to such
meeting and, turning to Mr. Caven
asked if he assented to this statement. Mr. Caven was understood
i express his approval of the idea.
Mr. Oeorge Thompson followed in a
short speech, in whieh he took occasion to remark upon the puerile
utterances ol Mr. M. A. Macdonald
and to declare that the only question, in regard to the present election, was the sire of the Conservative candidate's majority. Continu-
ug in a review of the Oliver railway policy, his criticisms were cut
short by the chairman, who informed him he hnd exceeded his time
Then the speaker of' the evening
came to the front, Mr. W. A. Macdonald, K.c , of Vancouver, formerly
d Nelson, an old favorite in Cranhrook, as the reception accorded him
amply  testified. Mr.   tt*.   A.   Mac
donald certainly held the attention of
the large audience throughout a long
speech and elicited many outbursts
of hearty applause. It is impossible
to give any extended report ot his
clever address, suffice It to say that
he made the hest use of his advantage in bring the last speaker and
eulogized tho McBride government
and its works, whilst condemning the
Liberal opposition and all their
works, with zest and occasional
spurts of eloquence that warmed his
audience up to quite a high pitch of
enthusiasm. Warm testimony to the
effective nature of his advocacy of
tho Conservative cause was given at
thc close of Ins addrt s:
prolonged applause. Ohi
candidate, the premier ;
and    the    singing   of
Anthem brought  to a close   a
successful and enjoyable raeotin
luud and
for the
the King
Hues -
Chi vers jams and marmalade at
Campbell & Manning's.
.1. ,1. Atherton and C, P. Kiel, o;
Creston, arrived in town today.
WANTED-A good general servant.
Apply Mrs. Pinkham. 35-tf
•lust arrived.—A full llns of fancy
dishes for th« Xmas trade.—J. Manning, tbe Cash Grocer.
Prices cut in two ou   all
hosiery this week.—A. C   l'y
Chas. Yeandle came up from
bridge yesterday for a tew day.
m < ranbrook.
Special values in tub creamer]
butter at P. Woods iV Co.
Otis Staples came in Irom Wvcliffi
last night to attend the Conserva
live meeting.
Remember, Short the pain
all kinds of enamelling and j
Fresh walnuts, Brazils, pec
Filberts at The 1'alm.^^^^^^^
There are a large number ol men
coming in from the prairie provinces
to work in the lumber camps for the
Our readers' attention is drawn to
the offer made in McCallum's advertisement iu this issue.
Get your order in before the Xmas
rush at Dave Small Ac Co., ladies
and gents tailors, Armstrong Ave.
Al. Doyle, T. T. McVittie and A
B. Fenwick were among the Fort
Sleele contingent whu attended the
meeting last night.
Saturday specials; Crabs, clams,
shrimps, toles and finnan hatldie,—P.
Burns Ai Co.
We sometimes have to work overtime, but we do so that goods may
be delivered when promised.—Veils
Ac Raison, the Cleaners and pressors.
Your house will be wanner if papered properly. .Short has tho stock
and meu lo do it right.
California ripe olives at Campbell
& Manning's.
W. R. Maclnnes, C.P.R. freight
manager, of Montreal; W. 11. Lanlgau
general freight agent, of Winnipeg,
and Air. Haldane, arrived iu town
yesterday on a business trip,
The interior of your home may
need a little paint to brighten it up.
Call up Short, he'll send a mechanic
at once.
Just arrived.—A full line of fancy
dishes for the Xmai trade—.J. Manning, the Cash Grocer.
engagement; hotel or restaurant;
good all round man. Replies P. 0.
Hox 1158, Calgary, Alta. 38-3t*
Tbe gold medal elocutionary contest will he held in the Presbyterian
church Friday, November liiith, at 8
p.m. A good programme iu connection.
Pure fresh milk and cream delivered every morning in sterilized
bottles. Telephone 101. W. .1.
Atchison. 37-3t
Saturday specials: Crabs, clams,
shrimps, toles and linnan huddie.—P.
Burns & Co.
Get your order in before lhc Xmas
rush at Dave Small Ac Cu., ladles j
and gents tailors, Armstrong Ave
Tom Whelan, of the Napanee hotel,
of Fernie, was in the eily yesterday
looking after matters connected
With the construction of the new
hotel in that city. Mr. Whelan is
taking personal supervision of the
construction of tho building and when
it is completed it will be one of the
best in Fernie.
Hunter & Palmer's biscuits always
give satisfaction. A large assortment at Campbell Ac .Manning's.
Our readers' attention is drawn to
tho offrr made in McCallum's advertisement in this issue.
.ludge Wilson had George Roy be-
fote him yesterday jor speedy trial.
Roy is the man who is alleged to
have robbed thc man who was
sharing a room with him at 'the
Canadian hotel. Tbe evidence was
all put In and the judge reserved his
decision until Saturdav. Judge Wilson left last night for Fernie. He
will be hack Saturday.
Liberal Candidate in Cranbrook
will address
Tuesday, Nov. 23rd
at 8.30 p.m.
Seats   Reserved   for  Ladies
N. Craigie, of Jaffray, was
city yesterday.
Many school children suffer from
constipation, which is often the cause
of seeming stupidity at lessons.
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets arc an ideal medicine to give
a child, for they are mild and gentle
ii their effect, and will cure evei
chronic constipation. Sold hy al
druggists and dealers.
MeClary's famous ranges and heaters at Patmoro Bros.
A significant feature of last night's
public meeting was the fact that the
chairman, who indulged in a quite
lengthy eulogy of the McBride government, is one of the largest employers of Mongolian labor in Cianbrook riding. There were other
large employers of Mongolians ou the
.McBride candidate's platform. How
■iocs this jibe with the "white"
British Columbia cry of the McBride*
"Runners" for collapsible go-carts.
Bring along your carts and let us
lit you out for the winter.—Patmore
TO    RENT—17 rooms   over store.
Would like to have some family take
them all.     Cheap rent will be given
right parties.     Apply  Campbell
Farm  for Sale, at Owner's  Price
& Manning. 38,tf
A happy event look place on Tucs-
ilat afternoon when Frank P. Russell and Miss Catherine KraUSC, both
of this city, wore united in marriage. Rev. Charles tt. King tied
the nuptial knot. Mr. George A.
Morrison stood for thc bridegroom
and Miss M. Cornelieson fur the
bride. Mr. Russell is a fireman on
the   C.P.R. The   newly married
couple will reside in Cranbrook.
Croup is most prevalent during Unary, cold weather of the early winter months. Parents of young
children should be prepared for it.
All that is needed is a botllc of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Many
mothers arc never without it in
their homes and it has never disappointed them. Sold hy all druggists
und dealers.
The   Canadian    Order, of     Chosen
Friends    held a    verv enjoyable "at
home" In the Carmen's hall on Wednesday evening.    The time was pass-
•d very pleasantly with song and relation until 11 o'clock, after which
refreshments   were served, and those
ho     wished   enjoyed    tripping thu
light   fantastic loe,"     lt is to    tie
iped that this is but a starter and
ial the     C.O.C.F.    will hold many
ore     entertainments    of a similar
lanicter during the winter months.
Enquiries arc daily being made    at
the Herald tor rooms, suitable     for!
lighL   housekeeping.    Parties having
same lo rent would do well to make
use of these columns.
Gauoiig's G. B. chocolates have
that delicious flavor that always*
pleases the taste.—Campbell it Man-1
400   ACRES
Three and half miles from store, school and P. O.
-HO acres fill cleared and mostly in timothy, tliis farm
ciui all Im cultivated, except about 60aores, It has a good
system of irrigation anil all under cultivation is irriuatid.
Log buildings and mostly all fenced, Thu owner of this
farm is T.i years old, he had a good frame house which
litrned down, and he is too oid to start in again.
This is the best bargain
Price $20 per acre.
n B. C. to-day.
Cash Sale.
call on
Fred A. Russell C& Co.
Next door to P. Woods' Meat Market
Prices cut in two on all lines of
hosiery this week.—A. C. Pye.
.\ meeting of the board of school
trustees was held Wednesday evening. J, Q. McCallum, chairmani tt.
F. Gurd and S. II. Hoskins, secretary, being present. A cheque lor
.•I-,.inn nn account of the new school
building was received from the government and a pa} ment on aecuunl of
the       plumbing        contract to
I'atmore Hros. was ordered. For
jpwards of two hours the subject of
the delay in completing tbe construction of the new* school building
was discussed, the meeting adjourning nnltl Monday 22nd inst., when
linal action in this regard wil be
FOR SALE—Five-roomed house
i   Baker   Hill in   good     condition;
plastered; waler laid on; woodshed,
For     particulars     apply   G.
Lloyd, Royal hotel. 31-tf
M. .\. Macdonald,   the Liberal con-
lldatc, has pul in a very husv week.
he    ll
a I Wa
In addii
mg last. On
Wednesday, In
Fisher. Lasi
ling at     WyelilTi
night   he     speaks   ut
meetings already
Id a     very   successful
dner on Tuesday evens
tho following evening,
spoke   at Pernio,    in
of Liberal Candidate
evening      he was   at
nighl   he holds     a
and    tomorrow
Wasa.     Every
where Mr. Macdonald has heen recciv-'^','
id wilh the greatest enlliuMasm, his
clear, manly discussion o'f public af-
laiis pleases his auditors at all
points and the reports received from
ihese various meetings point clearly
to heavy votes being polled for the
Liberal candidate at every point.
Tuesday next Mr. Macd nutd n 1 ,s
his final meeling in town, the Auditorium having l.n:, engaged for the
occasion. Tins will he lhe banner
meeling of the campaign and every
Liberal and every supjiorter nf Mr.
.VI. A. Macdonald, irrespective of
his party affiliations, is heartily invited lo be present.
We sometimes have to' vfork overtime, but we do so that goods may
he delivered when promised.—Veils
Ac Raison, the Cleaners and Pressers.
Lame hack comes on suddenly and
is extremely painful. It is eaustvl
hy rheumatism of the muscles. -Quick
relief is afforded by audi i,- ham
herlain's Liniment. Sold by all druggists and dealers.
Winter is here! You'll need a cut--
ter. To save monev see the shipment of new cutters VanWormer has
iu stock.
FOR SAL E-Onc Sorrel horse,
are seven years, weicht 1150; four
heifers, aire 2 vears; one Jrrsev bull.
aee two years, one cow, are three
vears. Applv E, Corbett. ('ranbrook. B.   C.    WiU sell cheap   tor
Ottawa, Nov. 19.—The debate on
the address in reply to the speech
from the throne, was of brief duration, but it served to emphasize the
pronounced dissension now reigning
in the ranks ol the Conservatives on
the question of naval defence.
R. L, Borden iu following the
mover and seconder of the address,
made no reference to the subject. Sir
Wilfrid Laurier, however, devoted the
greater part of his remarks to this
subject, and rarely has he been mote
felicitious in his utterances. Sir
Wilfrid Laurier, in a speech of fine
brilliancy and telling power twilled
the opposition on its divided councils
and cross purposes ou this greal
-question oi nutional and imperial
Sir Wilfrid referred to the dissensions which had appeared in the Conservative ranks only to make il
plain that the opposition as a
whole could not escape from the position to wliich thev committed themselves last March*. That position
had been taken deliberately and with
a full knowledge of what it involved,
and not a single Conservative member had dissented from it. The organization of a Canadian navy under
Canadian control was as he phrased
it "The penalty of Canada's growth
as a nation" and it was significant
that both Australia aud New Zealand, which formerly favored contributions ot money for dreadnoughts, had now come round to lhc
Canadian view. The question was.
one whieh should not bo approached
onlv from a Canadian point if view.
As        Hritish subjects all
Canadians had duties and
subjects all Canadians hud duties and
responsibilities as well as rights and
privileges and in a peroration wliieli
roused the Liberals to enthusiasm
Sir Wilfrid proclaimed his linn belief
thai the Canadian people of One -
would endorse the policy whieh had
been unanimously adopted by parliament. ;'
IR-uling, iu particular, with a
speech delivered at Montreal by Mr.
Monk, the Conservative leader in the
provinee, Sir Wilfrid said Mr. Monk
had told the electors that this was a
Canadian question which must he
dealt with from a Canadian standpoint. In this he quite agreed with
Mr. Monk. "But there is something
more than that," said the premier.
"My honorable friend was rich! i1
saving this hut lie did not "o fat
enough. There is something else. We
aie Canadians and we have to consider this question not only from
the standpoint of our status, as Canadians, but we have to approach it
from the standpoint of our status as
British subjects.
"It is conceivable that the Interests
of Canada and the interest of the
mother eountrv mav clash. When
such variations happened in the pasl
it was the part of Canadian statesmanship to reconcile the conflicting
interests, and if they happen to
'ash again it will lie part of statesmanship to reconcile tbem again ou
broad lines. But I am hapnv to bp1
that, in-so-far as I cau see at all east
events, and in this matter I ex:
my own opinion iu the present
stance, there is no
L-sl hetw.cn Canai
country, Whatovc
mat let fur the hen
country will likewi
i.el me say also
dunes to    per Ion
jeits; if we have
leges uud rcspoilf
malts, we have als-
leges and     rcsponE
Dial   il
as    Hn
i riirlil
mv I
and pru.
as Cana-
ind prlvl-
is British
uio friend
ret, ignored ul-
.   He discns.-c.
Ita.ii standpoint
le   gone   tutlhCi
n the point   ol
s British   sub-
objects. Hnl
in discussing this sul
together this side ol
it  from     the     Cam
alone.     He should h.
and discussed     n In
view of out    stains
Sir Wilfrid wenl  on lo
what they   had    already
wi re    performing
duties as British subjects. Prod
Ier which he reccntlv rue
a friend visiting In    Rome,   t:
Wilfrid said he would noi l.e able
lustrnlc li) ti what arc the rights
ul privileges ol Canadians as Brit-
b subjects. In the ell) ol Rome a
aiuidian college was built n few
•ais ago bv the priests of tin
ocielv of St. Sulpice of Montreal
t the date this letlei was written
.ome was in the throes of a violent
King descended from a race which
has always stood foremost in chivul-
v, in honor and iu ideality,"
For re
d  hv
in  Barcelo
oh .■ re
i.ois of lhe eity. The Spanish
Vatican was threatened by an Infuriated iiioh. Sir Wilfrid's Mt n
asked if there was no danger, an
ibe ltev. Father Superior had re
plied: "No, I will hoist the Hritish
Hue if we are attacked. It is our
talisman here.
Sir Wilfrid commended this answer
lo Mr. Monk and proceeded: "ll is
impossible not to bo struck bv lhc
similarly of events which occurred
nineteen' hundred years ago with
those which are occurring in our own
day. Nineteen hundred years ago,
when the empire of Koine bad reaches
the summit of ils power, Paul of
Tarsus, iu the course of his Ial
as nn apostle of Christ, was att n
liv n mob and his life was Imperl
He bethought himself of his Roman
citizenship and he had onlv lo utter
ihe words, '1 am a Roman citizen,'
and llis life was safe. That fuel
was his talisman and at once lie wa:
safe from the mob. Now iu our owi
day, only lasl week a disciple o
Christ in the City of Rome, once
mistress of the world, like Paul of
Tarsus, is also attacked hv a mob.
lie bethinks himself that he Is a British subject, that he belongs to an
empire which for power, majesty and
irestigo can rival Koine in its palmiest ilavs, and as his talisman he unfurls the Hritish llag, ami lhe resull
is that all danger passes away and
lhe moh is awed. I have to make
this remark for the member for
Jacques Carlier, Mr. Mini1*, thai
wherever there are rights and pri vi
leges there are likewise duties and
responsibilities, and so long as we
enjoy the rights ami privileges of
British citizenship, so long we must
we shall, we will assume and accept
all responsibilities that appertain I'
lhe position. These are the sentiments with which wc should approach
this question. 1 say 'we ' What do
I mean? 1 mean ' Canadians of all
origins, of nil races, of all natioiiali-
I mean Canadians from the
nd from the west. I mean Ca-
adians—above all—of the province
f Quebec, who claim the honor      of
District News
(From our own correspondent)
Kay ilirt/, of Hanbury, was visiting, his parents for several days last
week and left last Sunday evening
for the coast, to he absent abuut
three weeks.
W. Wilson, E. Filch and J. Hunter,
of Wardner, were Elko visitors Sunday. ^
W. R. Ross, of Fernie, was s-bakitig
hands with friends iu town last
U. T. Ilissam, of Nelson, wus iu
lhe city ou business last Momlay.
C E. Aytc, of the North Star
Lumber company, was in Craubrook
on business Tuesday last.
A lite stalled in Mrs. E. B. llol-
brooK's kitchen last Friday evening
which would have proved serious bad
il nol been [or the prompt action
and cool headedness of several men,
alio soon gni it under control.
Mrs. I loi brook, who is agent for the
Ailadin Mantle lamp, has had them
put in Hie store. They show a light
equal to gas or electricity and a
vast improvement iu the ordinary
kerosene burner.
As lo railway building iu Ihis section ol lhe province, if we contrast
the policies of the two leaders, no
one, whoso interests are in this valley, can hesitate as to which is tbe
more deserving of support, tte know
lo our cost what McBrldo has failed
to do. lt is well within the knowledge of everyone thai during his
lirst session, he publicly pledged himself to aid Uie Koolcnav Central
when his railway policy should he decided upi n; tlial he would call a
slimmer s.ssion to pass railwav sub-
sidv legislation and that only.     Hut
prosperity on the solid basis of wide
and general development ol our vast
natural resources.
nv p..I
L, K. Clibbs has resigned his posilion al the North Star Lumber
company, and has gone to Macleod
lo he in Harry Hands service
Airs. Lamh and Mrs. Smith, of
Waldo, were guests ot Mr. aud Mrs.
I. Austin Saturday.
Utllil    Mill
out with a
the   K.C.I
ure now ti
en   prom
lied; hi:
remained in the in-
,i.. ior six weary years,
Uunn look a hand in the
Tin n the chicken came
jump and a cackle. Bul
:. was forgotten; and we
eated with contumely ami
iml yet this man of hrok-
i's expects    us lo give bim
Harshman, of Kalispeli,
in towu this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Thorpe and Mrs. Car-
r    were     .laffray   visitors Monday
John    McKeo, of  Fernie,     was in
own seveial davs last week.
From Victoria and all the Island
constituencies, cheering news comes
of the progress of tbe politicul fight,
says I he Vancouver World. The
most sanguine supporter of lhe McUride administration admits that
the parties will break even in Vic
loria. McBride's chances there an
said to be very poor. It is predicted
that, be will poll the smallest vote
of the four candidates on the ticket.
At Esquimalt the election of Mr.
Jardine is conceded, in spite of the
fact that money is not heing spared
lo secure bis defeat. Eberts will be
badly beaten hy a farmer, ln the Island McPhilUps is opposed hy a farmer, who can douhle discount him as
a speaker aud a close reasoner.
Comox "Mike" Manson has disrupted
Ihe MeBride party, most of the
members of which will vote Liberal,
and in Alberni Brewster's opponent
is only runuing to save appearances,
and he will scarcely save his deposit.
our support iu this election; to bow
down iu all humility ami thank him
for kicking us. Surely if the residents of our beautiful valley have the
spirit of men, lliey will resent with
indignation such scurvy treatment,
and cast Iheir votes without regard
to tbe shackles of parlyism. Party-
ism at any rate should have nothing
tc do wilh cur provincial itt'iiri-
which should he conducted on business principles (hy parties if you
will) but not under party prejudices.
But what is Air. Oliver's policy
with regard to the Kootenav Central? Tlie Liberals in the legislature
have always supported the giving of
aid to ours, among other needed development railways; nnd even before
this election was announced lie had
included the Kootenav Central in his
general scheme of railway building.
It is on his map as one of the first
roads to he aided. At Cranhrook
the other night he publicly pledged
himself and his party that if the
MeBride government is defeated (as
it surely ought to be) he will al
once Introduce legislation in aid of
the Kootenav Central, among other
roads, on condition of IMMEDIATE
CONSTRUCTION. Here then is oui
opportunity. The wave of indigna-
that is sweeping over the province should touch us also. Let us
rise as men to the occasion. A vote
for Macdonald is a vote for our own
interest and vigorous railway construction. A vote for Caven means,
unfortunately, the Indefinite postponement of our hopes; means perhaps no railway building in our valley for many years. Do we want
the Kootenay Central or do wo not?
if wo do let us chow it hv our votes
for Macdonald and the Oliver policy.
Think, what is involved in the Immediate construction of the K.C.R.
It would give an impetus to every
industry iu Ihe district, to everv
tuwn "Tn llie valley; for coincidently
with the construction of the main
line, connection must he made with
lire west as well as the east. No
local jealousies should retard       this
-'>od work. If our district is worth
living in at all, every town, every
locality throughout its fair extent
will advance to greater and greater
Loe .1 playgoers will bail with delight the announcement that Miss
Jeanne Russell and her talented eompany, who made sueh a decided bit
at- lhe Auditorium last week in
"Cousin Kate" will be with us
again on Wednesday, November 2-lth,
in Ihe powerful western comedy
drama "Sunday," another of Miss
Ethel Barry more's big successes.
Miss Russell has jumped instantaneously into the hearts of Cranbrook's lovers of dramatic ail, and
she experts to have even a firmer
hold afler her performance of "Sunday."
The plav is from the pen of Ihal
gifted playwright, the late Clyde
Filch, written especially for Miss
Barrymore and was always considered to he her mosl artistic bucccss,
The lirst scene is laid in a western
mp, is then shifted to
Abbey iu England, giving
lleut scenic effects for
Russell company is
ley    have
alt    frequently     appeared
BuuIII ropo
wope for
which thi' Jeanne
already famous.
Miss Russell is the legitimate and
worthy successor of Miss Barrymore
ami some cities have even gone so far
as to give ber the preference.
The story is a beautiful one, clothed iu the choicest language and its
naturalness and simplicity grips thc
The latest addition to the ranks of
the D'Oyly Carte Opera company is
Miss Annie Bethell, who has been engaged lo understudy the principal
contralto singer.
A few days ago Miss Bethell was
at a loom in a cotton mill at Stockport; today she is uu important
member of one of the chief musical
companies iu England.
Like many otlier factory operatives
working (as she had done for years)
in the norlh Miss Bethell has always
been fond of music. When only nine
veins of age sbe sang solos ut Sunday school. Her fame spread, und
lhe local choral society look an interest in her, with the result that
she had a good I raining.
Then she joined the Stockport
Amateur operatic society, and gained
a good deal of useful experience,
ilaylng leading pails in all sorts of
Mrs, D'Oyly Carte heard of lhc
sw eel-voiced mill girl, and wrote
asking her lo come to London. Miss
Bethell came and conquered, for after hearing her sing al the Savoy
theatre the manageress engaged her
at once, and the erstwhile mill girl
made her lirst appearance on the regular stage at the Conine! theatre
the other day.
On her opening night Miss Bethell,
who is a bright, vivacious blonde,
found a pile of congratulatory telegrams and letters from old friends in
the north awaiting her. Over and
above hei' vocal abilities Miss Bethell is a charming and clever actress.
Rambling Reveries
Mr. and Mrs. William Madkins, of
Padlmry, Bucks, celebrated the six-
ty-iiinlh anniversary of their wedding
recently. .Mr. Madkins was ninety-
two years of age on August 3rd ami
his wife eighty-eight on September
26 th.
At the end of last year the total
number of juveniles under detention
in the reformatory and industrial
schools of (Jreat Britain was 26,254,
of whom 21,21-1 were hoys and 5,010
girls. This is u net increase of 112
boys and 21! girls, as compared with
One of tbe hest known music halls
in London—the Middlesex, popularly
known as "The Mu"—was offered for
sale   at the Mart, on November 11.
Mr. J. L. Graydon, the owner of
the freeholds, bas managed the
Middlesex for forty years. lie lirst
ontroduced Dan Leiio to a London
audience. Dan was then billed as
"an Irish comedian"!
The hall is crammed with memories
of other lions of the "halls." O. H,
Macdermott, of "By Jingo" fame,
and George Leybour'ne ("Champagne
Charley") sang there, and it had
many famous chairmen, including
Hurry Fox and Gus Leach.
All the modern music hall stars
have beeu closely associated at some
time or otlier with the Middlesex.
Arthur Roberts, Little Ticb, George
Robey, Charles Godfrey, Charles
Coborn, Marie Lloyd, and Vesta Til-
When a sick man is able to
grumble, growl and wrangle he is
able lo get up and do bis own chores
at least.
The home circle may be—ought to
be—the most charming and delightful
place on earth, the center of the purest affections and most desirable associates, as well as the most attractive and exalted beauties to be
found this side uf paradise.
If we look only for crooked trees
in the limber, wc will find plenty of
them; hut we will pass by many
straight, beautiful trees and nevei
notice tbem. So, too, if wc look
only for blemishes in the character
of others, we will find Ihem; but wc
may not notice the many good qualities that they may possess.
Young man if you expect to attain
success you must work. S'iciiess
does not crown the efforts of a hoy
who runs away from school anil
shirks his lessons. Success does not
crown thc effort of a youth who
stands around the street corners
smoking cigarettes and expectorating
on the sidewalks. Success does not
crown the effort of a man who stands
around the coiners of the street talk
evidence before passing judgment.
When you hear reports detrimental
lo young ladies or geatlemen, don't
be hasty iu forming conclusions, lt
is better to be charitable when any
one is in trouble. Today it is some ono
else's boy or girl; tomorrow it may
be yours. Trouble comes to us all,
antl we should be willing to extend
the same charity we should expect
from others. Gossip distorts and
magnifies occurrences that have a
foundation iu fact, and injustice is
often done innocent parties.
A constant endeavor should bo
made to rentier every home cheerful.
In every heart there should reign Innocent joy. There is often discontent
and restlessness in homes, not for
tlie want of virtue and prayers, hut
because the home lacks sunshine.
Each member has his part in making
or marring the happiness of home,
yel we do not think any one can
add to or take from ils happiness as
the mother. Where the mother is
kind, patient and cheerful all lhe inmates of lhat home are apt to he
contented and happy.
No laleuis, no circumstances, no
pportu ni ties, will make a two-logged
a man, without energy. The bright
bovs, lhe geniuses, who take first
prizes ut school, very often fall to
lhe rear when they are exposed to
(he long and weary competition of
real life. They lack endurance, or
they fail in that energy of purpose
which uo native "smartness" wiU replace, ll stands to reason that
wbal may he very brilliant and expert in a hoy is far different wben
measured by the standard of manhood. He who is content with the
trivial triumphs of school days will
bave a poor chance in the rough and
vincible determination will carry
through the worst of dunces on to
tumble of life, while energy and in-
Choicest cuts for Sunday's dinner
at P. Woods A- Co.
R.   IL Bohart, of Wardner, was in
v city yesterday.
Frank Derosier, of Jaffray, was a
visitor in town this week.
Fred Brown, who is well known in
this district, is in town until after
the campaign.
Mrs. W. J. Manley has lett lor
Medicine Hat und Lethbridge for a
ten days' visit and will not receive
as usual on the fourth Thursday.
Remember The Palm for hot
FOR SAU-:—Dominion organ in
guild repair; terms; cheap for cash.
Apply Joseph Walkley at P. Woods
A- Co,, meat market. 38-tf
Home made candv 20c. per pound
at The Palm.
Last Wednesday afternoon while
a number of little hoys and girls
were skating on the flat below Baker
Hill a drunken chap approached the
crowd and endeavored to entice some
of the little girls under a bridge in
ing about his neighbors and whittling that vicinity. He did not, however,
out a financial policy. Success is the • go far enough to justify the officers
legitimate result of labor and appli- of the law prosecuting him. It is a
cation to business. . pity that brutes like this cannot lie
  (given the treatment that they de-
It is   alwavs best to   wait lor the  serve.
Sash <& Door Department
Keep out the cold weather and
make life worth living.
Phone us or call and
see us.
Saves many times the cost in
fuel bills alone.
Phone us or call and
see us.
See our large and well assorted stock of Storm Windows and Storm Doors.
These are going rapidly at attractive prices. THE CRAABROOK HERALD.
HO. llii
COULD     NOT     SWALLOW       Mo-
The story of whv Captain Tallow,
regarded on all sides as ihe strongest and safest member of ibe ministry, resigned, was told to a meeiug
of' electors in Victoria the othei
evening by W. II. Langley, who bad
il from I lie ex --minister of finance direct, and at the same time bad permission to make use of the information.
"You have beard a great, deal
ahoul the resignation of Captain
Tallow and Mr. Fulton, but not why
Ihey resigned," Mr. Langley said.
"1 will tell you whv Captain Tallow resigned, because be told me
llie night before last and lold me
again tonight, and gave me permission to make it public.
"I think I am not far wrong in
saying that these two gentlemen
stood highest in public esteem of any
uf tbe McBride ministers; that they
were honest and honorable gentlemen, sincerely trying to do their
best for the people according to their
political light. Whatever credit is
due tlw government for financial
management and a surplus is due to
Captain Tatlow alone. (Hear, hear)
Just before this railway policy of tbe
premier's was announced we knew
"• were well within the fold and
leading members of the government.
Why did they resign?
"Captain Tatlow bas told tne
something of the circumstances of his
"When Premier MeBride went lo
Captain Tatlow, who holds the
purse-s-trings, for his endorsement
of this railway policy, how did he
approach him? I asked Mr. fallow that and suggested that the
public were entitled to some explanation, to which he replied:
" 'Lnngley, you bave a right to an
explanation, just as well as every
other elector has. I am a Conservative ami I know you are a Liberal,
and I will sav to'you tint I ciiinot
go on lhc platlorm and oppose my
former colleagues, but I am mutt'
willing to state to you or any clec-i
t« r low and why I resigned. I
" 'The ciretiinstances we'e these.
'ih'1 premier came to me on Tui-stlnv
night, October lllh, at II o'clock and
he raid to me: 'I hold in mv hind i
contract I have made with M'Kci/.ie
nnd Mann; you enn take it or leave
it." I had the contract read to me.
T considered the matter all night,
but I could not swallow it, and at !)
o'clock next morning mv resignation
was in the premier's hands. Mow
that is all there is fo it; that's the
God's truth.'
"Captain Tatlow told mc that the
contract was an outrageous one;
that it wus absolutely   unnecessary;
that it would involve the province in
linaiieiiil oisusicr; that he could not
swallow it. No, gentlemen, be
iiiuiii not swallow it nor cau any
;i>veiumenl or individual swallow
lhat unwholesome mess aud live.
"I asked him whether the contract
ni railway policy had ever been dismissed hv  the cabinet.
"His reply was: "No; it was not
discussed iu cabinet meeting; Ihere
uus uo cabinet consideration of it.
the lirst thing 1 knew about It was
when the premier came to me ou
I'ucsdav night with the contract und
lold me I could    take it or leave it.'
"Of the contract he said: 'I considered this railway policy uli
night, hut 1 could not agree with it.
ll was absolutely su outrageous; it
was so unnecessary that 1 could not
,.-i myself to swallow it, and 1 did
"That is Mr. Tallow's statement.
That is the reason why he gave up a
portfolio which he was greatly in-
Dorcsted in and work as a financier
of which be was very fond, and in
which he was trying to do his hest
ior the people, lie is a strong Con-
socvative, a life-long Conservative, I
think and, as he told mc, he natural-
\ dues not want to take the stump
igainst his old friends in this cam-
aiign, but he is quite willing and
taily to tell any man who asks
iiiin why he left the McBride government."
.Mr. Langley's statement created a
sensation and was the subject of
much discussion after the meeting,
he general conviction heing that it
makes the case much worse for the
McBride government, as showing
.reachery un the part of the premier
towards his colleagues.
In brief, the naval program adopted hy the Dominion government, involves the construction of three
cruisers of improved Bristol class,
and four destroyers of improved
river class costing, for the cruisers,
about five aud three quarter millions
und for lhe destroyers about a mil-
ion and a half, with an annual outlay for maintenance ot something
like two million dollars. Two of
the cruisers will be placed on thc
Pacific coast and one cruiser with
ihe four destroyers on the Atlantic
coast. The total number of officers
and men for this nucleus of a fleet
is estimated at 1,408, with a pav-
roll of about $1110,000 with an extra
$100,000 for victualling.
WANTED—A good general servant.
Applv Mrs. Pinkham. 35-tf
Just arrived.—A full line of fancy
dishes for the Xmas trade—J. Manning, tho Cash Grocer.
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**.                                                         K.C.R. TO COME TO CRANBROOK +
♦ *
4                                                                         TION OF THIS ROAD *
♦ ♦
+ A Montreal despatch savs: "Although ibe C.P.R, has recently uutnplctotl a survey in-lhe vicinity *
+ of Cranbiook wilh a view io making that town lhe junction point nl the Kootonay Central line with the *
+ flows Nesl Pass branch of the mad, the new route has noi yel i,n-n approved. A statement to Ihis ei- +
4 feel was made lasl week hy Sir Thomas Shaughliessy, prcsidcnl nf lhe i . p. R. ***
+ Sir Thomas further slated that as the C.P.R. is mak&g other examination*, of the country iu ihe +
4 Vicinity of Cranbrook uo decision as to the exact  route ol ihe southern cud of the Kuotenay Central has i?
> heen reached. +
4 The lirst location siirvev of this road, which will run from Goldon ihrough lhc valley of the Upper ♦
■ > Columbia to a Junction with the Crows Nest Pass branch, showed a connection with the latter line <o
4 some distance casl of Cranbrook,   The new survey was ordered to see if il would nol   he possible lo if- +
. feet   lhe Junction at  Craubrook,  wliich is quite an  important  point ou thai section of lhe line. 4
+ Ii is reported that there is cv n Indication that construction of the Kootenay Central will he start- +
+ ed next year. Besides opening up the Upper Columbia Valley, rich in agricultural lands and minerals, 4
+ the road would serve as au alternative route across the Rockies and iu limes of heavy trallic the road ♦
4 could lie made to relieve pressure ou lhe main line." +
4> The foregoing announcement is one of the utmost importance tu the residents of Cranhrook. It is *
+ one, too, thai calls for very careful consideration at this juncture. It is pretty gcncrall understood thai 4
*4 construction un this badly needed road will noi he commenced without some further   guarantee of assist- 4
♦ anco from the province. 4
4        The question, therefore, that every elector in   Cranbrook riding is confronted with,   is; Do you waul ♦
/ the early construction of the K.C.R? +
\ A vole fur the McBride railway  policy means, in effect, that you do not.   Because,    in the event  of 4
4 the McBride railway policy being endorsed, any possibility of provincial aid being secured fur lhe con- +
4 struction fur tbe K.C.R. is postponed for manv vears to come, if not altogether, 4
4 ON THE OTHER HAND, the early construction of the K.C.R. is given a foremost place in Ce 4
4 Liberal railway policy. Every elector knows that iu past sessions of the legislature the Liberal opposi- 4
*j* tion endeavored to impress upon the government the necessity fur assistance being rendered this under- 4
4 taking, but   without success, the Conservatives voting down every su h [imposition. 4
4 Leader Oliver, with tbe approval of a united Liberal party, has placed the const iuct ion of the 4
4 K.C.R. in thc forefront of his railway policy and has declared in favor of rendering assistance, in the 4
4 form of supplementing the Dominion subsidy, to secure the immediate carrying out of ihis very import- 4
4 uut work. 4
4 Electors of Crnnbrook district, use your own judgment in this connection. Vole to protect and 4
4 advance vour own interests, ▲
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John II. Walsh came down Irom
Athalmer with Hope Brewer a few
evenings since. Mr. Walsh, curious
lo say, is just as well known in
lhe Windermere country by the
name of "Paddy Ryan" as he is
by his proper name. Years ago,
seven and twenty or thereabouts,
Mr. Walsh used to pack into this
country from Bonners Ferry, Idaho,
over the old trail now obliterated
iv the const ruction of the C.P.R.
lie knows all the old timers of the
Wild Horse, Dave Griffiths, Colonel
Dougherty, Bill Boyle and the rest.
When he considered he had packed
enough he took a hig slice of thc
Windermere eountrv to himself and
settled down there. You muv call
it "settling down." If anv man in
these regions ever performed the
feat literally he is the man. Some-
lime in 1SS5, when the trains on the
main line went through Golden for
lhc first time, he was there to see
the wonder. Will it he believed that
from that day until Friday, the
20th inst., he never    saw a locomo
tive? Coining iu that evening Mr.
Brewer and he beard a train approaching the crossing down near the
old brewery antl drove as hard as
he horses could pelt, iu order that
Air. Walsh might view the wonder.
For a moment he was disappointed
at the size of the smoke slack, unit, as he phrased it, "I found out
that in the old days the engines
were all smoke stack nail no boiler
wliile now ihev are all boiler and no
smoke stuck. Why the little dinky
iffairs I saw in the old days at
Golden wouldn't make stuffing for
one of those big wallopers you have
here now. Its pretty mueh as if 1
had been dead for twen y-five years
ir so atrd then was aUc -c:! to come
0 life lo view the changes that
had come lo pass in the meantime
am going hack for a short visit to
Hamilton, Out. It was only a citv
if some 20,0011 or so, and now It
'ias (10,000 or more. I'm out to
see wonders and quite expect to see
them. The Windermere country has
changed mure during the last year
than it did in the twenty years he-
fore il. Very few of the old timers
remain.      They    afl    sold out when
they gut the chance. Changes are
■dining— the railway and so on. May-
lie it is just as well. Perhaps wc
-oiild uot. content ourselves with the
The funeral of the late George
■Juiigcrford, who died at Kings No.
I camp last Thursday, was held
rom the undertaking parlors of W.
I. Beatty. lust Saturdav afternoon,
it 1 o'clock. Rev. C. 0, Main, of
'he Presbyterian church, had charge
if lhe services and the following
friends of the deceased served as
■all hearers: W. S. Ward, B. A. Carer, J. Brechin, G. M. Brooks, L.
,angin and J. Campbell. The Tenants were inferred in the Cran-
iiook cemetery.
FOR SALE-One Sorrel horse,
ve seven years, weight 1150; four
heifers, a^c 2 vears; one Jersev hull
a'T two vears: one cow. an-e three
vears. Apnlv E. Corbett. Cranbrook, B. C. Will sell cbean for
cash. 32-lt
The report presented bv W. C.
Gladwin, chief lire warden for British Columbia, for ihe season of 1901)
is au excellent one, says the Canadian Lumberman, indicating that
greater system is prevailing in the
locating and fighting ol tiros and that
witii mcniei experience the lire fighting force is becoming more nearly
equal !n the heavv demands which
an- made upon it. Even the most
efficient ol forces will sometimes
meet with hns too great to cull-
1 Mil. This year, however, circumstances have combined with the
watchful care ol"   the  lire  wardens   to
prevent ihe occurrence of large fires
and lhe result has been a comparatively iiisigniiii.il,t loss. This su*,-
ciss, however, should not he accepted too readily as evidence of a
thorough system of tire prevention.
il i.s rat her,* evidence of what can he
done hv a good trained force id
small dimensions. It should encourage the government to extend ts
force, because ii prows that moncj
Urns .'•pent saves timber ot manv
times il-; value. I p to a certain
limit, whieh probably is far from being reached as yet, sueh expenditures
will Biirelj be remunerative and wlll
have the added justification that, uuiil Hits limit Is reached, thorough
precautions cannot he said to have
been  laken against   the occurrei.ee    of
great      conllag rat Ions,   whieh     may
wipe out enormous anas of valuable
Some of ihe figures presented    hv
Mr. Gladwin in his report are as
Onlv 310,000 feet of timber 111 ll.e
ten coast districts and 8,000,000 feet
ill the pl'OVlnCO as a whole, was
destroyed hy lire during the season.
As regards the coast districts, if
ihis area is cut within a vear the
loss will he nil. The area burned
over amounts to 1,532 acres, and of
this only ITi; acres will lie kept for
another growth, the rest being 1 lear-
■ d for settlement. The total number of lues attended to was TT. Of
these light were large fires, while the
rest were discovered in time and extinguished bv the tire wardens in the
course of their' patrol, all of which.
had Ihey not been discovered, would
have spread and destroyed the stand-
Ing timher and otlier property io the
vicinity. In only two instances did
the wardens have to look after fires
that had been started under permits,
though 1,600 permits were issued.
and the holders were promptly dealt
with. Mr. Gladwin states as bis
minion that with the erpat amount
nf clearing in operation this season
the loss would have been enormons
without     the permit system,    which
the re
makes It      pO!
The report also contains thc gratifying information that the loggers
aie taking better precautions than
ever before in prevent Ores. There
„ie Urge tracts of land that have
heen logged ovei where a -nnd
growth of small timher i- still
standing, and J fires can he kept out
nf these tracts in the future, in a
few years they will become valuable
timber land. The general opinion
of wardens .- that the refuse from
■ ■-. ing should be left on tho ground
lo roi and form a protection to the
next growth, and that llie only
■ases in whii:. the refuse .should he
lurm *l are ai- -..*: the right of way
■f a logging railroad, where there is
danger from ignition    by the sparks
mn locomotives iu t-he 'liy season.
of sixteen informations laid there
four dis:
-.lis       ;!
land.   The    1.
fighting 1:1
"d being S-i.TTl.
withdrawals. i'he
ted 1" e.i nips and
■ 5. I:; a summary,
incc as a whole, it
lie  total  n.unbcr    of
from    the \.irious
nl   to
irostly logged over
: of   men employed
■ill parts   of   the
the total     wages
The funeral ol the late William Ed-
vard Hall. son of Conductor and
\U< J, B Hall, wh.. met with a
tragic     death   last    Thursday, near
lallray, while discharging his duly as
i brakeman on a west hound freight,
vas held from the residence with
services at I'brist church. Rev.
Flewelling officiating. The standing
of the father in local railway circles
md the popularity of Jte unfortun-
ite v<<-u.i man brought   -ut as large
r. attendance as has   ever been seen
■ a funeral service in Cranbrook.
The     Brotherhood      of       Railway
'rnnmen bad charce of the service
ind attended     in a    body, marching
rom    ihf   Carmen's hall     to       the
■■'.-■ and frnm there to the ehureh
md tlunce to the cemetery, returning to the hall after the "final services. Tbe following railwav men
-.- ■•-■! .i- li-iii y-ani- \V. Harrison,
W. A. Wilson, R. E. Wilson, R. H.
Sri-Tin. P. Backus and R. E. Knight.
The sudden death nf the deceased
was a peculiarly sad     one and    thc
rople of Cranbrook did all in their
Tower bo show their sympathy for
tbe bereaved friends.
This week has been one of splendid business for us, such prices as we are giving will make our turnover next week the greatest
history.   People are just getting warmed up to the fact We Mean Business.    We submit prices, so far as space will allow
n*^^^H ...      ^^M        MH **-^HH**^H , „ flflHH
in our
Perusal of the same will convince you that nowhere, in Cranbrook or out of Cranbrook, can such values be found.—C.C.S.
Sale started Wednesday Nov. 17
Bed Sheets
Full size,   Regular prico $1.10 each;  now
$1..1U   u pair
Oottou h:is advanced twenty per cent in tbe UbI 80
days, which makes tliis   tlm  greatest bargain in
sheets ever offered in Oranbrook. $1,110 u pair
Bed Spreads
Regular prioe $1.76 - - Now $1.IS
lingular price $2.2f> ■ - Now $1.80
Hv tin- yard, 80 Inches wide
Regular prico 12 oents      - -      Now 8 oents
Nairn- ns above, full yard wide—good solid cloth
Regular price 16 oents - Now 0J cents
Ladies' Hose
lingular prion i'lOc.        Pure Cashnicro      Now 82c.
Ladies' Hose
Regular prico -10e.    -     CaBhniere     -     Now 2(ic.
Children's School Gloves
19c. mid 23c. per pair.
All kinds of leather upholstered chairs and couches,
along with Djsks, Dressors,  Hills, Springs, Mattresses. All will have the special Price, which none
can afford to miss.
Union Wool Carpet
Regular price 60 cents,    yard wide     Now 82 cents
No. I Qualiay
square yard, 50c.
Union Wool Floor
RUQS - $5.00
White 6 piece
Colored 10 piece
6ft. Extension
Table - $6.90
Sectional Book
Now is the time to buy
them. Good X'ma3 Presents
Gum Rubbers for the Bush
Our stock In this line Is complete; and despite the fact that
Rubber goods have advanced this season over twenty .per cent,
we are selling at the same prices as last year. We remain the
Lumber Jacks' best friend, and will not advance the prices on
rubbers as many are now doing, simply because the market has
advanced since goods were placed in stock. We expect to sell
our present stock in the next two weeks. Qet in early and stock
up for the winter, while the price is ao per cent lower than you
will be able to buy Rubber again this winter.
Morris Chairs
We have a number with the covers faded,
not saleable aa new goods. Selling at $6.00
Common Chairs
39 cents
6 only to one customer
Look in our window this week, tliere you will
see the mueh tnlked of
800 of these are to be given away  FREE after
Deo. 1st, on two conditions:
1st.—-Only women are entitled to these pictures.
Married or Single.
2nd*—She must hold one of our cash register
tickets issued between Nov. 17 and Uecember l>t.
Tii"**;* tickets will cost you nothing, only a call at our
Btore; you ire not called on to make a purchase to
obtain a ticket, they are FREE for tin- nnkinu' und
will entitle you to one of these beautiful pictures.
framed as seen in the window, when presentud al our
store any time after December 1st.
Read Conditions Carefully
Bed Spring Hattress
Dresser and Stand
4 feet wide only
Cranbrook Co-operative Stores, Cranbrook, B.C.
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3.00 A YKAK
NOVEMBEK 22, 1909
I Imperial Bank ol Canada
RESERVE      -      -      -
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HON. ROBERT.' .IAKKKAY. Vice-President
Aeo units of Corporations, Municipalities, Merchants,
Farmers ami Private Individuals invited,
Drafts und Letters of Credit issued available in liny part of
the world.
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT — Speoial attention
given to [Savings Hank Accounts. Deposits of $1.00 and
upwards received and interest allowed from date of deposit.
Cranbrook Branch: J. F. M. PINKHAM, Mgr.
Uy the Herald   Publishing Company,
P. J. Deane, Managing Editor,
For Your Health's Sake ii
it is Imt  fair to drink only the  Hest lirnnds
Corby's Special Select Rye
Dawson's Scotch Whisky
Hennessey's Brandies
Schlitz and Fernie Fort Steele Beers  ;;
Anl: for them llll'l illfclst nil if-ttill*.' them.
Full line nf Glasses nnil lint* Fixtures nlwnys in stork,
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PHONE NO. io P. O. BOX 3   - 1
P. BURNS (Ul CO., Ltd. i
Wholesale and Retail
Meat   Merchants
We are receiving each week from the Pacific Const,
Crabs, Clams, Shrimps, Smelts, and j;
Perch; and from Lake Superior,
Trout and Pickerel.
Your Horning: Beverage
Not any Coffee, but a Pure Blend, fi it i s
appetizing, stimulating and healthful. We have
the identical article. We have heard many good
things said of our Coffee; said too, by housekeepers
who have gone the round nnd who come back to stay
PHICES   35c   40c,   soc.
Prepare for the Winter Now
We have in stock 11 full lino of COAL and
COOK STOVES and ranges.
Wo hnve also a lull line of,Stove l-ipes,
Kllinws, Hampers, Fire Shovels, ete.. etn.
J. M. Agnew & Co.,E Iko, B. C.
$2.00  A  YEAR
11 will soiiii bo uli   over, save tlie.
I'olllltillB    ut     the    votes.   With    Hie
eiiil in view, it is satislaet-ory to   be
able   to look     back over   the short
vonifst ninl lo note tliat throughout
Hie  campaign in    Cranbrook ruling,
warmly   coutostod    as it   has been,
thoro bus beon   almost an entire absence   of   objectionable personalities.
All tbe candidates    bave been exeni-
plary in this respect, and but lor one
lapse, tbe same could have been said
uf all llie party   workers.   Unfortunately, .Mr. George H. Thompson,   of
iliis city, speaking at Wardner,     on
Friday night lust, so lur forgot himself us to engage ia a long tirade of
coarse, vulgar personal abuse of Mr-
M. A.  Macdonald, the Liberal candidate, a course that very gravely of-
fonded many of his auditors.     Commits   of Mi*.   Thompson's conduct
have reached us in writing and    by
word   ol   mouth   from electors who
.,ci.' present at the meeting.    As   a
lawn-r,   Mr.    Thompson should have
'.elated the lact tbat no stronger
evidence   ul the weakness ol his case
could    be desired   than a resort to
abuse of opposing counsel.   However,
il    would   appear to be   Mr. Thompson's practice, when addressing   the
electors to   display    both his   con-
leiiipt for their intelligence and   his
ignorance ot 13,   C. politics, by   indulging    iu   vulgar diatribes against
those   who    do not    see eye to eye
witb liim.    We regret having to   rc-
fvr to this mutter at all, as in other
respects the campaign   has been conducted along lines,    worthy ol     all
iniise.     Whilst the issues at   stake
this    campaign are ol vital im-
iiiil to   the electorate, they      have
been discussed    by all parties, with
.bis    one    exception, in the Iriend-
ist spirit.    And there is no reason
whv this should    not be so.      Both
parties claim    be be actuated      by
he liest ol motives, their differences
living those ol methods only.
Tins issue ol thc Herald will be
he last to reach many ol our out-
ddo readers before election day, so
that we must take this opportunity
lo warn them against eleventh hour
RO0RBACHS, lor thc issuance of
which the McBride government have
gained an unenviable reputation, lt
will be recalled that oa tlie eve of
tbe last provincial elections, Attorney-General Bowser, issued his
-statement re the importation of Japanese labor to work on the G.T.P.,
with the approval ot the Liberals.
I'bls was an unqualified falsehood,
.ivrpetuuk-d with lull knowledge that
there was not a vestige of truth
Uie statement. Again, upon the
eve of tbe late Dominion elections,
the Victoria Colonist gave publicity
to a forged telegram, calculated to
seriously afleet Liberal candidates.
With the knowledge of these tacts In
mind, we cannot too strongly impress
upon the electorate the necessity ol
treating wilh contempt any eleventh
bour statements ol Conservative
workers, lt is very unpleasant tu
ic compelled to cast so severe a censure upon Conservative workers, but
,1 experience has brought home to
us the uregency of being forewarned
against the tricks which an element
in the Conservative party will resort to at the last moment, in the
hope of stampeding the vote,
Umlcr the conditions at present
prevalent in tbis province, every
elector, who is actuated mainly by a
desire as so cast his vote as to
best servo the interests ol British
Columbia, should mark his ballot on
Thursday next for the Liberal candidate, if for no other reason than
ihat the Liberal platform contains
the lollowing plank:
"Thc prosecution ol a vigorous
policy ol land settlement; the granting Iree to settlers on reasonable
conditions ol residence and cultivation, suitable agricultural lands; thc
alienation of other crown lands 1111-
ler conditions which insure their
use; tbe making ol surveys and publication of maps and reliable information making the latter readily ac-
'•essible to the public."
Kvery elector knows tire dtlliculty
ut present experienced when attempting to secure location upon unoccu-
•iiid lands in the province. This
matter has frequently been brought
ip in the legislature by the Liberal
ipposltion, but heretofore without
avail, the Conservative#majority invariably voting down every motion
dealing with thc matter introduced
liy Liberals. On Thursday next electors will have tho opportunity ol expressing an opinion on this subject
uud ii they he alive to the urgency
of the case they will vote in lavor of
lbe Liberal pglicy ol "Ireo homesteads for bona fide settlers" and a
termination to tho policy ol special
consideration for laud grabbers and
WANTED-A nurse girl, Apply
to Mrs. K. W. Green. 89-3t
Swccl eider ;ii Fink's Pure Food
M, A. Mactlonulil, the Liberal candidate, s|)cu.;s at Wardner tonight.
The Christmas shop, Auditorium,
Dei-ember 14,—mwt-D2-U,
Nurse Salmon k-ft uu Monday tor
a short visit to Calgary.
Thirty-eight .millions ul Americans
have prospered uniquely wider liquor
dry law.  Vote it tor 11. c—Adv.
The Fink Mercantile Co. received
twu ears ol gold lined Iruits and
vegetables this week.
Christmas shopping at Uio Christmas shop, Auditorium, December
Uuy your fruits for your Xmas
baking at Fink's Furo Kood Grocery.
Tiu-y buy ouly fancy, matured stuck.
E. II. Small, proprietor ot tho
Cosmopolitan hotel, is eonlined to
Uie house with an attack of ton-
"Pies like mother used to make"
at the Christmas shop, Auditorium,
December 14.—mwf-DS-O
Hum—At Cranlirook, B. C, on
Saturday, November 20th, ltllM), to
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lcc, a son.
Presents fur pa at the Christmas
shop, Auditorium, December Mill.—
Alex. McL. Chapman, of Ottawa,
arrived in the city today and is
spending a few days visiting with his
brother, George Chapman, ol the
Fink Mercantile company.
Every tiling buL lish in the lish
pond at thu Auditorium Christmas
shop, December 14.—mwt-D2-0
Winter is here. Make vour collapsible carts also do for winter. We
cau lit them out with runners at
a very small cost.—Patmore Bros.
Autou Eyring, representative of
the llorteuse Nielsen Cu., is in town
arranging wilh tlie management ut
tlio Auditorium for a series ut liigli-
class plays.     Announcement later.
Tomatoes in gold lined tins at
Fink's Pure Food Grocery.
FOR SALE—Five-roomed house
on Baker Hill in good condition;
plastered; water laid on; woodshed,
etc. For particulars apply G.
Lloyd, Royal hotel. 33-tI
Come and hear the Cranbrook
Caruso, at th# Christmas shop on
December 14th., at the Auditorium.—
TO   LET—Two     roomed    cottage;
suitable for light housekeeping.     Ap-
.   .lohn   Leask,   next   Wentworth
hotel. 3l)-tt
The local option parade of school
children on Saturday afternoon, attracted a good deal of attention. The
youngsters enjoyed the experience,
and lustily blew upon their horns and
shouted the cry "Vote for lucal option."
Plant me amongst the girls, at the
Christmas shop .on December lllh, at
the Auditorium.—mwf-D2-i)
TO LET—One furnished room. Ap-
lv John Leask, next Weutwort'-
hotel. 39-tf
TO RENT—17 rooms over store.
Would like to have some family take
them all. Cheap rent will be given
the right parties. Apply Campbell
Ac Manning. 38,tf
On Wednesday evening Mr. M. A.
Macdonald, the Liberal candidate,
will address another public meeting
at Moyie. On the same evening a
meeting in Mr. M. A. Macdonald's
interests will be held at Marysville,
where the Liberal candidate will be
represctited hy Mr. A. B. Macdonald
nml others.
Fresh Ontarii eggs ,r,v Ki'ft'rt's Pure
Food Grocery.
Zancsvillc, O., chamber of commerce advertises that city as healthful, prosperous and with thirty
churches and no saloons. It pays.
Try it.-Adv.
I used to be afraid to go home iu
the dark, hut don't be afraid to
come to the Christmas shop at the
Auditorium, December llth. —
Pure Iresh milk and cream delivered every morning in sterilized
bottles. Telephone 101. W. J.
Atchison. 37-3t
Vote tor M. A.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Hall desire   to
take this means ot conveying to numerous friends their heartfelt appreciation ot the many tokens of sympathy received from them in their
recent sad bereavement, in the untimely death of their beloved son,
William Edward Hall.
Enquiries are dally being made at
the Herald tor rooms, suitable for
light housekeeping. Partlei having
same to rent would do well to make
use ot these column.
Tbe local option mass meeting at
Lhe eity opera house on Sunday afternoon was well attended and the
singing by the union choir antl speaking found a hearty response in the
audience. Rov, C. O. Main, president of the Moral and Social Reform
Council, occupied the chair, and Rev.
It. Hughes uud Charles W. King and
Dr. Connolly were on the platform
and took part in the meeting.
Have your clothes made in Cranbrook.—Dave Small & Co., llrst-class
ladles and gents tailors.
Runners for collapsible carts make
i gouli child's sleigh. Get them
litletl at I'atmore Bros.
FOR SALE—Dominion organ ln
good repair; terms; cheap for cash,
Apply Joseph WalkJey at P. Woods
& Co,, meat market. 38-tf
Amateur vaudeville—Songs, dances,
music, Auditorium, December llth.—
P. E. I. dosod thc bar—and emptied tbe jails, paid its bad debts,
built new homes, swelled thc savings
bank accounts.—Adv.
Tomorrow night M. A. Macdonald,
the Literal candidate, holds his final
rally of the present campaign in the
Auditorium. Electors should attend
this meeting in full force. Mr.
Macdonald will deal with statements
made by Mr. W. A. Macdonald, of
Vancouver, on this occasion and will
give the best of reasons why every
loyal citizen of Cranhrook shou.d
mark his ballot in favor of the Liberal candidate on Thursday, November 25th.
Young Cranhrook militant. See
our boy sing, Auditorium, December
iii*:aii nt-Tici:, iouiiNio
b. k. waucer, present l Paid-up Capital, $10.000,000
ALEXAKDKK LAIRD, General Mana-pr | Reserve Fund,   -    6,000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England
Deposits of $1 and upwards are received and Interest allowed at current
rates.    Accounts  may be opened in the names of two or
more persons and withdrawals made by nny
one of them or by the survivor. 134
R. T. Brymner, flanager Cranbrook Branch
Silver Photograph Frames
Just received a large consignment direct from tlie
factors—Styles to suit all fancies and at prices unknown in
Cranbrook before.   Kindly call and inspect.
Our Xmas Stock is selling.
Be sure and call early to ensure n large selection.
C. P. R. Watch Inspectors
Cranbrook, B. C.
Wide Awake
Billiken's Smile
The Smile that won't eonie off.       Look in my window
where he is ou exhibition and see what he Buys aliout
B_ A.   L.   McDERMOT  r«
1 ■ Wholesale  Wine   Merchant ^Jg
1 Phone 17 Cranbrook, B. C.
Farm for Sale, at Owner's  Price
312   ACRES
Two and Half Miles from town.
100 level and easily cleared.
40 acres under cultivation.
Frame house nnd log stables.     Good water, nnd the faun is
nearly all fenced.    This is the cheapest farm in the district.
Price for 30 days, Only $2,500 cash
New bargains coming in every day.
Fred A. Russell <®> Co.
Not door to P. Woods' Meat Market
Wednesday, Nov. 24
Brandon Bros, announce
return engagement of
Miss Jeanne Russell
The Miss Jeanne Russell Company
in its Powerful WcBlem
Author of Kthul Burrymore's greatest
Successes    Augmented fust.
Excellent Scenery.
Spatial Musical Programme by
The Jeanne Russell Orchestra
PriccB fl.00, 75c, 50c.
Life nnd Flro Insurance - Ren] Estate
Ollice—Up stairs over Burns' Dry
Goods Store
Come in nnd lot me quote you rates
Phono 274. P. O. Box 20.
Friends  and    supporters    address
Liberal Committee,
P. O. Box 20.
The attention of
Sawmill Men
is requested.
Wu want  you  lo look into
the merits of the
The simplest and most radical
improvement in Files over
Hardware Cranbrook, B.C.
Watch the Sheet
Complete Election
Low Round Trip Rates to
Tickets on sale Pee. 1 to Dec 81, inclusive, good to  return within three
Tickets issued in connection  Atlantic
Steamship   Business   will  he on sale
from Nov. 21 uml limited lo live months
from date of issue
Finest Equipment. Standard First
CIubb ami Tourist Sleeping ("inn nnd
I lining Cars on nil Through Trniiis.
Compnrtmeiit - Library • Observation
Curson "Imperial Limited" nnd "Atlantic Express."
3-Through Express Trains Daily-3
lenves Winnipeg daily at '*12 40, milking
connections ut Toronto for nil pointo
Kant and West thereof.
Tbo  "lMTKHlAL   1.1 MITE I»" leaves
Winnipegihiilvnt IK.Ifi, mnl  tlm "ATLANTIC   EXPRESS"   at  8,00 daily.
making connection tit Montreal ior all
points Enst thereof.
B. C.  and Surveyor
CRANBROOK    •     B. C.
F. (!. Hwanuoll, l>. I.. K., II C. L. 8.
A.I. Robertson,B.C.L, B,
lloniltilon ami Britisli Columbia
P.O. Drawer7113 VICTORIA. 1.0
Graduate of Ontario Veterinary
College, Toronto, in 181)8.
Graduate and Medallist ol
McKillip's Veterinary College,
Chicago, tn HUM.
Nine years' experience In
Veterinary practice In Manitoba.
Oiliest CnikmkHetil. THE   CRANROOK   HERALD
East Kootenay Bottling Co.
Manufacturers of all kinds ol
Carbonated Beverages.
There are others, but!!
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To my Customers:
Get your supplies for Sunday before dosing ;;
time Saturdays. Don't be misled by the deliberate ',',
LIE publisned in the Searchlight, you Cannot drink < >
at the Cosmopolitan Bar on Sunday.
II you stop here once
you will look for
the 'bus when you
visit Calgary again.
Proprietor  i -
I Canadian Hotel
One of the pioneer hotels of Cran-
gg brook.   Warm rooms, good meals
Qf and a bar stocked with the best
§ Joseph Brault, Proprietor!
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The East Kootenay Investment Co.
P. 0. Box 46.      CRANBROOK B. C. Phone 139.
If you wish to  dispose of your
property, list it with us.
If you wish to purchase property
call on us.
We do the Real Estate Business
of the distiict.
New Management Improved in Evory Way     <►
Cranbrook,  ll. C.
Our Motto 1 " The Most is None Too Ooal,'
Manitoba Hotel
Headquarters for
Tbe Manitoba is eentrally located and bas one of the liest diniiigrooms
In tbe city.   The bar 1b supplied with tbe t»Bt of Liquors and Cigars
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engagement; hotel or restaurant;
Rood all round man. Replies P. U.
llox tlois, Calgary, Alta. iH-w
Have your clothes made in Cranlirook.— Dave Small & Co., first-class
uiilies and gents tailors.
Just arrived.—A full line ot fancy
dishes for the Xmas trade.—i* Alau-
1011-1, the Cash Grocer,
Ue are agents for the Hull detachable umbrella, in bulb ladies ami
gents sizes. These make a verj
useful and appropriate Xmas gift-
See them at Wilson's, the jeweler.
Lame back comes on suddenly and
is extremely painful. It is caused
liy rheumatism of the muscles. Quick
relief is ufl'orded by appiyliis ■ ucuu
berluin's Liniment. .Sold by all druggists and dealers.
"The Foreigner," Ralph Connor's
new book, u great western story,
now ou sale at Heattie and .Uciu-
When a cold becomes settled in the
system, it will take several days
Uualmeut to cure it, uud tbe best
remedy to use is Chamberlain'*
Cough R-muedy. ll will cure quicker
lhan any oUier, and also leaves tho
system in ■ natural and health)
cundltiou. Sold by all druggists
uud dealers.
This evening the Voting Peoples
union will   bold uu open meeting on
Tho Drunkard MaKing Business.
Open or Closed,'Which? With an
address by Dr. Connolly on the
il nes tion from the standpoint ol ,a
medical man. Rev. C. U. Main will
give an illustrated talk with electric
lantern views, cartoons, bulletins,
etc. There will be a question
drawer for voters on the local option issue. Everybody is invited to
be present. Come early. 8 p.m. is
Wc hour.
See our Sask-Alta ranges before
buying. They do not cost anv moi.
lhan some of the ordinary ranges on
the market aud have many modern
improvements.—Patmore Bros.
"Thc Foreigner,"    Ralph Connor's
new   book, a   great   western sturj
now   on sale at   Beattie and Atchison's.
There comes a night! It's December the fourteenth, at the Auditorium.— rawf-D2-9
The Foreigner," Ralph Connor's
new book, a great western story,
now ou sale at Beattie and Atchison's.
Croup is most prevalent during the
nry, cold weather of the early winter months. Parents of youug
children should be prepared for it.
AU that is needed is a bottle of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Many
mothers are never without it in
their homes and it has never disappointed them. Sold by all druggists
and dealers.
M.   M. Miller,    for the past three
lars employed at the local branch
of the Imperial Bank in various capacities, left yesterday for Calgary,
where he lias been transferred to the
branch in that city. By his good
work and close attention to business
Mr. Miller had been promoted to the
posilion nf ledger keeper. Always
courteous to the public and loyal to
thc interests of the bank Mr. Miller
made a host of friends in Cranbrook
who will regret his departure. In
sporting curcles he was a baseball
enthusiast and much nf the .success
t the game in Cranbrook was due
0 his efforts. Ilis friends iu Cranbiook wish him success in his new
Held and the rapid advancement
that his ability warrants.
Local option strikes a death blow
at the white slave trade. Vote it
Keep Tuesday night free for the
final Liberal rally at tbe Auditorium.
lu four years f05-'08) local option
Ontario voted out 59tl bars in 221
local self-governing places, with a
total majority of 30,178. There
were nnly two repeals out of a pos-
tblo 138( and these with a total majority   of only    thirty-eight.    There
e 153 new    places now seeking L.
Cowl enough for Ontario.    Whv
>t for B. C.?—Adv.
Look out   (or   roorbacks and treat
lem  with    the contempt  they      de-
Come and listen to tlie band; the
mdevillc Mill be grand; and sure to
3 well manned;, it will likewise he
tv crammed. And don't you for-
i the date at thc Auditorium
Christmas shop, December llth.—
Tomorrow evening make a point of
attendIna Mie Liberal rally at the
The old, old story, told times without number, and repeated over and
over again (or the last 3fi vears,
hut it is alwavs a welcome story to
lhose in search of health—There is
nothing in thc world that cures
coughs and colds ns quickly as Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Sold by
all druggists and dealers.
On Friday Inst, Dr. .lohn Barr,
Conservative M.P., lor Dultcrin, Ont.,
wns found di-ad in IkmI In his room at
llm (Veil hotel, Ottawa. I'revioiiB
to his election to tho Dominion
parliament, Dr. llnrr hnd lor several
voars represented DulTerln ln the Ontario legislature.
I want one male and lour female
goats; all adults (no kids); provincial permits to export these animals
have been issued; write me when you
have something caught ready to
ship, but don't write till then; 1 will
pay tlOO lor tlie male and S125 each
tor the females, crated f.o.b. any express ollice on tho C.P.R.; all must
bo healthy ami unhurt with Intact
horns; will buy [rom the first man
who gets them.
Dr. Cecil French, Zoologist.
3-M" Washington, D.C.
Iml in prohibition .Maine there was a
decrease of ll.. per cent of paupers.
Govornot Stultlis, Kansas, says
that banks, barns and liinns are full
to overflowing, as the result ol the
closed liar. Fifty per cent ol thc
jiiil.s and seventy-five per cent ol the
poor houses are empty in this state.
He sure and ask for a local option
ballot and vote for the law. It will
Miss Gertrude Jones
Special iitt.-iitir.il given to beglnm
I*.***, i
Physicians and Surgeons.
Offlct it ltatdem-e, Armitroug Ava
Forenoons - - - • non to 10.00
Attemoons - • • 2.00 to   4.00
Evening 7.30 to   8.30
dundays - - - - 3.30 to   4.30
ORANBROOK »    :.    ll    ll    li. C
• to 12 a.m.
1 to   8 p.m.
7 to   8 p.m.
Office In new Reid llluck
Many school children suffer from
constipation, which is often the cause
nl seeming stupidity at lessons.
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets arc an idoal medicine to give
a child, for they are mild and gentle
iu their effect, and will cure even
chronic constipation. Sold by all
druggists md dealers.
Cranbrook unci Fort Steele
The gtuwing temperance sentiment
now demands that it he expressed
and protected in law.
Ue must not only lit oui child .•»
for our country; hut the country for
uur children.
The liquor business is making ns
enormous gains at too great a cost
to the people of our land. This
ought not to stand.
The liq-qor traffic is one of the
mightiest rusts and sources of polilieal and social wrong ln lhc laud.
What shall we   do   about it
Treating is the great curse. Local
option is   the only affective remedy.
Money, Invested in liquor interests,
gives the least returns tu the people
iu employment ot ail investments.
The voie for local option >-u tho
SSth is to secure the right (or each
local self-governing community io
say for itsell what shall be done with
this druiikard-iiiaii.in, | uupeiir.mg,
crime-breeding business.
This talk about druggists -selling
liquor, il the bars aie closed, is
nonsense, 'i'hey would r.e under the
.same restrictions as iu the sale ol
all dangerous.drugs. Besides, this
Is a slander on uur Brttteh Columbia druggists.
The fact of the youtbfulncss and
Die physical and mental stunliuess
uf our li, c. men constitutes a
splendid opportunity. Shall it be
lor sobriety, and integrity u! character and worth?
The liquor trallic is developing our
resourceful province into a country
of bunk-bouses and boarding houses.
Local option will quickly develop
this Into a province of comfortable,
contented, happy homes, owned by
the workingman, himself, a.s in the
ease of otlier "dry" countries.
Who should have our surpluses, the
bar man or   the banker?
A thrifty, prosperous, settled, married, sober lumher jack, with a lovely family, told me that ninety per
cent of his fellow workmen were
unsteady, unsettled, homeless and
making little or no headway; ami
that the temptation of tbe har was
to blame for it. An old lumber
freighter from another section declared the same.
Shall Hritish Columbia develop a
giant pine or a jack pine citizenship?
In Massuiichsetts under license,
seventy three per cent of the children
between live and six years, attend
school. Under closed" saloon law,
the rate is HS per cent. That is,
fifteen children out of every eighty-
cight ure deprived of education in
licensed places.
Thu Brewer's .Journal of \. Y.
savs that the sale of liqqor in prohibition North Dakota has decreased
by 75 per cent.
The outlawing uf the liquor traffic
has reduced crime by from 25 lo 50
per cent in prohibition countries; and
from 50 to 85 per cent in local option countries.
Docs our Dominion liquor revenue
in excise, etc., of $15,000,000 pay
our country, when thc liquor-produced drunkenness, disease, poverty and
crime and misery costs us mure than
& 100,000,000 everv year. Does this
The Japanese surgeons reported a
mortality from wounds in battle of
eighty per cent less than the Kus-
slan wounded iu their late war; and
thev affirm that this splendid result
was chleflv owing to abstinence from
Alcoholics promise strength and
produce weakness, thev promise
itfmulent and end in stupor, they
nomise heat and produce a lower and
pernicious temperature in the system.
The most eminent authorities arc
now condemning the use of alcoholics
as a food and deny that it Is a
The per capita savings of Illinois
is $13.43; of Ohio, $10.71; of Pennsylvania, $10.70; and of prohibition
Maine, $1)2.22.
From 1850 to 1800 paupers increased iu Illinois 170 per cent; Kentucky,
17-1    per   cent;   Ohio, 138 per   cent:
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Liberal Candidate in Cranbrook
will address
Tuesday, Nov. 23rd
at 8.30 p.m.
Seats   Reserved   for  Ladies
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As I have sold the Herald I must
insist on the payment of all accounts due me for advertising and
job work. I have to pay my accounts and the money that is owing
me is needed for that purpose. All
subscriptions due are payable to the
new management. Either mvself or
a representative can be found at the
Herald office.
F. E. Simpson.
| Cranbrook Trading Co. ||
* Phone  183 LIMITED P.O. Box A-
Repairing a Specialty
Aikens Block, Cranbrook
are preparing a directory
covering Cranlirook and
Femie.    -
Any persons wishing cliaugi*s
from the listing ol present
directory, or any new subscribers, pleiisi! notify tin*
office and same will receive
prompt attention.
•?.iVo°m8 Cranbrook, H.C.
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WHAT'S TIIK USK ot tfil. peMlml
tii* worry?
Whim un order illreotwl to iih
Will Herllni .vim ynur liel|i in u hurry, , ,
An,I flliv-i nil Iln*. 1,1*,*,II,*.. fllt-H.
It*, phone 03, Oranbrook,
Yon ilnn phone, writ,*, wire, or coll
In Hi'lfi'tlnn ol luluip, we're nlwa,yi
Wi'uiiiirniit'firifi attention,
•f ,ti*.liiftii>i, nml A I.l,.
UU.Vt, KM 1 An: AND
I      Don't forget the reduction on
We can save you money if you buy ;
now.   We want to make room
for our car of Pungs.
Harness and Harness Repairing.    Mother's Favorite and   ! ',
Robin Hood Flour.   Feed and Mill Stuffs.
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The Cranbrook Agency Co. jl
HOX Real  Estate, Insurance,  Employment phons
' Customs  Brokers. 'M>
For Quick Returns in
Real Estate
WARD & I ITTF F BAKER street ;;
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Absolutely the Finest Quality and Hest vnlue in Meat* and Fi*h
that you ean iret anywhere Ior your
Just come and give na a trial order for either— Meall, Fresh or
Smoked Fish, Sausages, Kolopnu, Headcheese, etc, pn) you will
feeling well Satisfied that you have done youiM If n good turn.
(From the Creston Review.)
Dr.   Henderson   shot a   fine buck J
deer while out hunting on Wednesday,
about three miles lhc other side    of
Krickson.       Thc deer    when   dressed
will weigh fully JUU lb.
C. J. Stephens has been awarded a I
contract to cut a   million feet      of
saw logs    for  the     U.    O.  Rodgers'
sawmill at  Creston.     Mr. Stephens
will start on the    contract at once,'
which   will   occupy   two and a bait]
months.   The    logs    will be cut   on
lioat mountain,    which place is famous for its timber.
There will be a school concert on
Christmas eve, in the Creslon Auditorium, commencing at 8 o'clock
sharp. Du account ol so many young
children taking part in the performance, au effort will be made to start
mi the stroke of the clock. The programme will be an elaborate one,
consisting of a cantata hy the children, entitled: "Christmas With the
Pixies," fan drill and other attractions.
Creston appears to be in lhe
throes of a fruit land sale epidemic.
Several deals for blocks ol ten anil
twenty acre plots have heen consummated Uie past few days for
snug considerations, hul probably
the most important of any uf them
was when Henry Hamilton sold his
plot of iii acres to Mr. H. I'earce,
representing the Macleod River
Townsite company, ol Edmonton.
TIh- price paid for this land was
*<8 imt acre, and it is understood
that the new- owners will at once
start to improve the land and plant
the entire plot of fruit trees. Mr.
Hamilton has lieen known here for
years as one of the men who grew
ii.e big red apple.
Oue of the many drawing cards iu
the lorm ol fruil ranches at Creston
i.s Ure Sunuyside ranch, owned by
Simmons Ac Sou. lt lies just four
miles west of town and is a bloc;
of fruit laird of Hit) acres. A portion
of this property has heen planteil in
trees, there being 3511 trees in all, of
whlah Hth are young trees and IfiO
are now hearing. With Messrs. Simmons and Sons the Northern Spy is
a great favorite. This particular
species takes eight years lo develop.
The G ravens tern a.s well as the
Snow and Yellow Transparent,
which latter is au early apple, also
do well at Sunnyslde ranch. Besides
apples, Messrs. Simmons and Sons
have the Martlett pears growing in
great profusion, also plums of var
lous kinds, including the Niagara
plum, which carried off a prize at
the fruit exhibit at Creston on
Labor Day, last September. On thc
Sunnyslde ranch it is no uncommon
thing to take two boxes ol apples
off trees only six years old. Mr. Irwin Simmons, the junior owner of
this valuable estate, says that
»nes will grow well here on this
land. The fruit land owned by
Messrs. Simmons and Sons is indeed
one of the attractions of the district,
Construction of railways urgently needed iu British Columbia to ♦
tic aided by grants of cash or bonds and by exemptions from taxa- +
tion for a period of ten vears after completion, conditional upon: ♦
+ (a). Immediate commencement aud diligent prosecution of the work 4*
4 of construction, (b). Thc payment, during construction and the ♦
+ period of exemption from taxation, to all mechanics, laborers and ♦
+ other persons who perform labor in construction or on maintenance ♦
+ or in operation, of such wages as arc generally accepted as current ♦
+ for competent white workmen in thu district in which the work is 4
4 being performed. +
4 Provision for tbe extension of special timber licenses to be made w
4 by the substitution for the present timber licenses renewable from 4
4 year to year, granted on the following conditions: (a). That ren- ♦
4 tals and royalties may be fixed from time to time. (b). That the 4
+ licenses shall be held subject to such regulations with regard to the ♦
+ manner of cutting and the preservation of the timber covered by the 4
4 licenses as may be promulgated by the lieutenant-governor in conn- +
+ til. (e). That agricultural lauds required for settlement may he ♦
+ withdrawn from the operation ol limber licenses by order of the ♦
+ lieutenant-governor in council after reasonable notice has been given 4>
•I- -Jo the licensee to remove the timher within the period of time fix- 4
4 ed by tbe order, (d). And Ihal for the cutting aud removal ol +
+ such timber thu wages paid shall be such wages as ate generally uc- 4
4 cepted as current for competent white workmen in thu district iu ♦
4 which tbe work is performed. +
♦ ♦
f                                        FOREST RESERVE.                                      4
4 The maintenance of thc present reserve on the unlicensed timber +
+ lauds of the province until sueh time as the timber is required for ♦
4 actual use, suid timber at that time to be surveyed, and the quan- 4
4 titles having been estimated, disposed of by public competition from 4
4 time to time in suitable quantities, a reasonable reserve price being ♦
4 fixed. ♦
♦ ♦
4                                          CROWN LANDS. +
♦ ♦
4 The prosecution of a vigorous policy of land settlement; the ♦
+ granting Iree to settlers on reasonable conditions of residence and ♦
4 cultivation, suitable agricultural lauds; thc alienation of other 4
4 crown lands under conditions which insure their use; the making of 4
4 surveys and publication of maps and reliable information making ♦
+ the latter readily accessible to the public. 4
4 4
4 4
4     The transference of the power of levying and collecting taxcB upon ♦
♦ personal property within municipalities trom the provincial govern- 4
4 ment to the municipalities in order lo augment thc inadequate re- 4
+ venues of the exisling municipalities. 4
4 4
4                                                                                                  4
♦> Rigid government inspection of all places of human abode and thc 4
4 enforcement of building, health and sanitary regulations so as to in- *
♦ sure, as far as possible, the safety of human life, and to abolish 4
4 and prevent the deplorable conditions now so prevalent in the 4
4 dwellings of a large number of undesirable citizens. 4
Dear Mr. Editor: The opportunity
to vote for a local option law and
give the electorate of each city, town
aud district iu Hritish Columbia thc
right to say, at the proper time,
wltcther ot no thc local liquor business shall continue is a supreme opportunity.
Prohibition In Maine for over half
a century, in Kansas Ior a quarter
of a century, and in Dakota for a
score of years, hns come to those
great commonwealths to stay.
Notwithstanding the "more drink
in dry places than ever" cry of the
liquor manufacturer and merchant—
when a campaign is ou and the
people are lo he influenced at the
pulls, the Uirlstlnn and philanthropic
people i f these slates seem to be
deaf tu tins i.,uifsL aud persistent
warning cry. in spite of the tact
that in some ol    the larger centres,
bielly, liquor is sold contrary to tlie
law, "tbey      wilh the leading state
and judges tonae-
llte   "dry" states,
wet" dealers say the
is,     Passing strange,
men,     law-mal-
iously     bold ti
"wet" as thc •
whole eountrv
What    the   "wet"    people    really
think   about It,   however, is another
matter.   A     recent    admission    just
among themselves is enlightening,
have this through the manager of
large automobile company with a
state-wide sales and livery business.
Ills comment thereon ia also worthy
of tbe careful consideration of every
rentier of your valuable paper.
He says: "If any ono asks any
questions or express a doubt about
our law and the extent of its enforcement, the best answer is tlte statement of The Brewer's Journal of
New York, the official organ of the
National Brewer's association, which
is that the consumption of alcoholic
liquors iu tlte State of North
Dakota bas been reduced seventy-five
per cent since the adoption of prohibition." Ho adds: "They probably
know their business **• and what
they say should be good authority."
(Italics are mine.)
My correspondent continues: On
the Missouri slope in tho western
part of the state, in the cow country, some towns are wide open, but
this condition is changing rapidly
fur the better, In the balance of
tbe .state the law is enforced us well
as any otner law that has to do
willi ih,' habits of thu people, and
butter than some, Our legislators,
whose business it is to know the
pulse of the voters, vote over two
one against any measure affecting
this law/1
As to   Kansas, a prominent   Eust
Kootenay citizen, has declared     emphatically that recent reports ro thc
I   failure    of   prohibition in this state
that section and knows as to the
real condition there und in Missouri,
the "wet" state.
It is a well known fact that the
slate of Maine is tlie lowest taxed in
the whole union, It has the largest amount of real estate per capita
owned by the working men and with
the fewest mortgages; and a whole
generation of young people are
growing up free from thc fell appetite of strong drink.
But local option being a later measure with its much slower spread
over the various sections, is a vast
improvement on any other existing
Thanking you, sincerely,
Phil uur ius.
Any available Dominion Lauds
within the Railway Belt in Hritish
Columbia, may be homesteuded by
any person who is the sole head of a
family, or any male over 18 years of
age, to the extent of one-quarter section of IGO acres, more or less.
Entry must be made personally at
8 absolutely false, as he came from ' the local land ollice for   the  district 1      tenor.
in which the land is situate. Entry
by proxy may, however, be made on
certain conditions by the father,
mother, son, daughter, brother or
sister of an intending homesteader.
Thc homesteader is required to perform the conditions connected therewith under one of the following plans:
(1) At least six months' residence
upon and cultivation of the land in
each year for three years.
(2). If tho father (or mother,
if the father ts deceased), of the
homesteader resides upon a farm in
the vicinity of the land entered for,
the requirements as to residence may
hu satisfied by such person residing
with the father or mother.
(3). If the settler has his permanent residence upon farming land
owned by him in the vicinity ot bis
homestead, the requirements as to
residence may hu satislied by residence upon the said laud.
Six months' notico ln writing
should he given to the Commissioner
of Dominion Lunds nt Ottawa ot intention to apply for patent,
COAL—Coal mining rights may be
leased for a period of twenty-one
years at an annual rentul of $1 per
acre. Not more than 2,570 acres
shall be leased to one individual or
company. A royalty at the rate of
five cents per ton shall bu collected
on the merchantable coal mined.
Deputy   of   the Minister  of the    In-
4     The election of all police commissioners and   license commission- ♦
4 ers in cities, towns and rural municipalities by popular vote, ♦
♦ ♦
Last  Tuesday    afternoon a China-
n th who    had    been boarding with
imn Yick handed      tbe latter an en-
dupe and seventeen dollars in money
nl told    him if he   did   not return
i that    evening to open   the enve-
mo   and read the letter.     As     the
hinaman failed to return Yick open-
I the letter which stated that   the
lissing Chinaman intended to   hang
limself.   The local  authorities    were
otilied and a   search instituted    in
woods   ahout   thc town,    but
■it limit    success.   On Saturday      a
number of hoys skating on a     pond
near   the    slaughter house, formerly
ecu pied      by   the   Calgary Cattle
the premises and discovered thc
Cninaman lying dead on an inclined
board with nis head lower than his
feet and an overcoat placed over
the lower part of his body. Thc
mys at once notified Chief of Police
Dow, who in turn notified Coroner
Connolly, and the remains were
taken to W. R. Beatty's undertaking rooms and an inquest ordered,
which has not yet been completed.
The Chinaman had dressed himself in
his best clothes and thc finding of
an empty vial near the body, in
lonneition with the statement made
in the letter, gave rise to the conviction that he committed suicide,
company, entered one of the sheds on
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