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The following regarding tlm recent
trip of a party of American editors
through tlte famous Columbia valley
is from tho Golden Star:
The trip was made under the
auspices of tbo British Columbia laud
department of the C.P.R., in charge
of ,1. S. Dennis, assistant to the
.second vuv president, and consisted ot
Robert R. .lones, managing editor of
lhe Chicago Inter-Ocean; Samuel E.
Kisser, editorial writer, Chicago Re-
ford-llctald; Wilbur 11. Nesbit, editorial writer Post-Syndicate; Bruce
Barton, associate editor of Home,
Herald and Worlds' Events; Geo. D.
Richards, editor World Today; Elliott Flower, Saturday Evening Post
and Cosmopolitan; Prcscolt Hammond, associate editor Chicago Evening Post; Henry M. Hyde, editor
Technical Magazine.
Arriving at Golden in the private
car "Carsland," attached to train
No. ii, on Wednesday, June 13, the
party found awaiting theiu two powerful Royal Tourist automobiles, in
which they started from town at
14.10 o'clock, reaching Wilmer at
-2(1.10, alter a magnificent run, tho
actual traveling time being f>J hours
lor thc eighty-five miles, Tho evening was spent at Wilmer, the guests
of Mr. R. B. Bruce, of the C.P.R.
land department. Next morning a
run was made ahout twelve miles up
the west side of Windermere lake,
returning via Athalmer to Mrs.
Adams' beautiful residence "Eden-
liowc" on Windermere lake, where
the party was entertained at luncheon. Hero they embarked on the
steamer Isabel, picking uo the two
cars at Athalmer a few minutes later. The steamer made a most pleasant run home to Golden, arriving
soon after midnight Thursday, the
party proceeding east on Friday-, at
noon. With the exception of a
slight shower on Thursday morning,
which, however, was very welcome,
tlte weather was delightful. Mr. H.
G. Parsons, M.P.P., who accompanied
thc visitors on their trip, lost no
opportunity of impressing them with
the beauties and resources of the
"All my life I have envied the men
of tho old testament time who were
senl over into Canaan to spy out
tlie land. You will recall that they
returned travel-stained and weary,
but enthusiastic, and that the reports
they brought ot the marvels of the
land waiting (or the tribes to go up
aud possess them were such as to be
almost beyond belief. Today 1 feci
that my wish to follow in the fool-
steps of thc men of old has been
granted. 1 have looked upon a valley, the like ot which exists nowhere
.else in thc world, a valley of rivers
.and lakes, bordered by wide plateaux
of rich soil, ready for the plow ot the
hutbandman, a valley of woodland
wherein thc echo of the sound of the
axe of thc lumberman shall surely
fail upon thc ears of the iruit grower and farmer, who will find here the
fulfillment of every demand in soil,
climate—and eventually in transportation.'*
The foregoing statement was given
out by Wilbur D. Nesbit, author,
traveler and nead oi tbe United
States Post-Syndicate.
■'The wonder is," eontiiiu-t Air.
jKesbit, "that this region is not even
now one continuous plantation, serving the cast, west and south with
its products, 1 have traversed one
hundred miles of the Columbia river
and have nut situ a mile along the
shores that is not a farm site or a
home site m prospective. But tins
is not all ot the wonder. Back of
this valley, hack of these plateaux
and hills, lio slopes, ridges and
ranges in winch nature has stored
copper, gold, silver, lead and other
minerals such as the early Spanish
rt'Vjiloreis tar to the southward be-
lirv-ed constituted their dimmed of
l-;ido#«do. Above the soil, in the
soil and under the soil are fortunes
lot lbe future possessors of this
"m one more particular does this
valley miihc ham upon mv seusimli-
Up-y and impress mc as no other spot
\ luiM! i'U'1 Visited. In alt the
world elsewhere there is no such
journey possible as this we have jusl
(oiielu.iiM up the valley to lake Win-
jieiiueie by automobiles and back by
honl. Eighty miles ol exciting racing among ttie crags, over shoulders
tu mountains, clinging to hillsides,
nnd whirling across valleys ami along
plateaux, always and always with tbo
Mieiii Rockies lowering high ou one
title and the majestic Selkitks standing as .sentinels on the other; huge
peftKfl capped with the eternal snow,
great piles of God's own masonry
a ailing this emerald vale, one unceasing, over astonishing, smiieliuies
ai'puiatig, always changing vista it
mountain, id forest, of nver, lake,
gorge, udgc, crest and peak. One
/lips to ilie bottom of bis voratmlnry
and fails to find a word that is not
loo weak fitly to describe either the
scene or liis sensations. There are
famed rides in Europe, ami celebrated scenic spots in all lands, but here
we Irave the solemn beauty of the
Grand Canyon, the wild loveliness of
the Yellowstone and YosemHo. the
stately grace of the Hudson, the terrible stillness of the far north and
the clinging scent of the flowered
tnjuthlunds ot my own country. I
Jish' tried to sec much in mv time,
hut It has remained for the past two
days lo bring to my eyes what I
never dreamed of beholding— what 1
would not have believed existed. Here
is the land of Canaan, flowing with
milk and honey, (or the settler, and
the most marvelous playground In all
the world (or the peoplo of all nations."
Henry N. Hvde, the novelist and
editor ot the Technical World Magazine, came back trom his trip through
the valley filled with enthusiasm. He
gave out thc following sketch *» Ms
impressions: "A slender, Hthc, copper
colored boy stands poised on the fallen trunk of a big pine, his black
eves ablaze with curiosity and wonder. In one hand he carries a forgotten bow and arrow.   Tht 60 borse
power motor slips noiselessly up the
hidden rond and spins out on the
great parklike plateaux where the
small Siwash makes his ancestral
"For thc first time the warning
bleat of the white man's latest Bpecu
devil sounds in the aboriginal ears.
Willi terror iu bis eyes tbo smull Indian leaps into the air aud, turning
and twisting like a rabbit, suddenly
becomes invisible.
"Ue ure in the magnificent valle)
of tlio Upper Columbia, eighty miles
tlom a railway station, miming over
roads as hard aud level as tbe boasted highways of France uud thus we
iurprised the original Inhabitant
iu his native haunts.
".Now for a mile the motor purrs
swiftly through what is surely tbe
gtcai terraced park of some stul.
old English country place, then sud-
uciily turns down uu avenue ot tall
lirs and slops before a bungalow,
standing on tbo high shore oi a beau-
iitui lake. Au ivory Chinaman all In
white, opens the huspitablu door aud
we ate welcomed by a charming,
gracious woman, to a beautiful reception room, its waxed lloors covered
with Oriental rugs, Its walls hung
with old prints and raro etching*,
while jusl beyond, through tho open
door a big table sparkling with glass
and silver and gay with yellow, native orchids, completes the picture.
"In the upper valley of the Columhia the first thing one learns is to he
surprised at nothing. It is a land oi
violently picturesque surprises, of
tattling changes of uniqjuc and varied
beauty. On one side it is sentineled
by tbe tall bald peaks of thc Selk-
irks, the new fallen snow shining like
silver against the dull brown and
deep purple of their upper reaches.
From five to fifteen miles away,
marching in unbroken and parallel
procession for a hundred and twenty
miles, stand tho even taller and most
impressive Rockies. At beautiful
Windermere lake, lying in the center
of lhe south end of tho valley, the
Columbia rivtr, a big splendid stream
from its birth starts on its long
journey of two thousand miles to the
Pacific ocean. From its high hanks,
along wliich tlio fish hawk and eagle
build their nests, the valley rises in a
series ot wide and spacious terraces,
one above the other, to meet the
foothills on cither side. Here ,<utl
there where two peaks ol more
splendid height drop down to join
their flanks a deep, narrow gulcti
notches the skyline. Through each
ot these draws rushes a swift mountain torrent to swell the river. Up
ior miles along these creens the
great firs and spruces grow thick,
walling lo be turned into lumber aud
tliere is no high valley loo lonely or
emote lo be already tenanted I,'
some gaunt prospector living alone
or wilh a single partner in his tiny
shack, and every week or two tramping down to Golden or Wilmer with
fresh samples ol ore rich in silver,
cad, copper and even gold. It will
he strange if some day soon the ouiet
Columbia is not invaded bv a wild
rush of those tireless Argonauts,
whose search for the golden fleece is
unending. At any rate the mountains are full of riches which thc
gii/./.led Ben Abies and Sam Brewers,
wlio have searched them out, will live
lo see turned into a yellow Uood ti of
'And now the whole grand valley
is to be opened up to settlers. Water
from the mountain is to he turned
m to tne great level terraces, which
at, present only grow scattered
spruces, bunch grass and sage brush-
Already it has been proved that,
under water, apples grow hero of
peculiar firmness and richness of
flavor. Strawberries and all the
small fruits flourish and potatoes and
i»t het root crops are enortnoush
productive. Abreast of the settlers
will come the tourist aud summer residents. When it is already possible, starting at Golden, to ride ia
a motor at forty miles nn hour
through the most magnificent scenic
panorama on tbe continent--* glorious stretch ot oue hundred and twentv miles, it cannot be long before
meu who love nature will make It
the shrine of their dearest pllgrlm-
age. Everyone who bas onee spun
around the double S. ut the Sinclair
grado to halt at tho high summit ot
tlie load and look out for the. magnificent vision of terrace and park, lake
and river, with ils double frame of
gteen and white mountains fading
backward into lbe faintest blue nnd
deepest purple, will hang the (liclure
on the walls of his memory alongside
the glorious Day of Naples and the
uthei Italian masterpiece the wonderful. Umbrian plain, as it lies stretched out under the high walls of Perugia.
"Already steamers run on the Columbia for the whole length of thc
vallev and a branch line of the C. P.
It. is under const met ion, which will
give it direct connections, both to,
tbe north and south. The day of
its glorious dawning Ib now
Samuel E. Kiser, of the Chicago
Record-Herald said: "if tbe Columbia Itiver valley contained nothing
uut ils scenery it would be one ot
tlie wonders of the Ainoricun continent. I am sure that there can he
nothing more impressive anywhere
than the defile with the snowcapped
Selkirks stretching ou one side and
the mighty Rockies loomfmr nn the
otlier, both ranges being supported by
beautiful foothills and wide benches
which wall in the green valley
where the gentle flowing Columbia
winds its way. After riding eighty
miles fn an automobile up this valley
I can cheerfully recommend it to
anyone who desires new things in
the way of thrills. The road is excellent all the way, there are .no exasperating speed regulations and
there is no need of regretting at tho
start that tho journey must soon be
ended. The valley forms a great
park, more beautiful than an" that
men have fashioned and through it
tho road is cut. Sometimes thc
way lies along tho bank of thc river,
frequently it stretches through Ae-
tlghtfully wooded places and at other
times it zigzags up over tho foothills to tho bases of tho mountains.
There is never an uninteresting moment and the awe Inspiring views are
so plentiful that one begins ere long
lo regret that one does not possess
an extra pair of eyes. There is no
possibility of doing justice to thc
scene, either with pen or camera. It
is if nature had said when sbe formed the valley of the Columbia: '1
have fashioned the plains, and the
bills and the rivers and the seas,
and man has found words whereby he
may describe them to his brothers
now 1 will make use of all tbe resources that are mine and 1 will ar-
lange anil combine tbem in such a
manner that lie who beholds will
forgot that be possesses a language
witli which lie may convey his impressions to his brothers. Here oocl
must   behold     tor honsel' '      And
iUST Iji 19
nature had    any   sucn Intention   the
Ira a fulfilled her purposo.'
George D. Richards, editor oi thu
iVoild today, said: "Columbia, Iht;
gem of the valleys, is wailing lot
tue railroad. It has ion miles of
protected laud between the RooXleS
and Selkirks, and stretching from the
international boundary to Golden,
are unsullied hy sool and ciders; and
.<p neat lhc timber line the mountain
goat and grizzly bear have yet to
near the locomotive's shriek. but
man uud nature expect ihe railroad
and are waiting for it. In our three
«uys' trip through the valley we saw
many things to justify it. Old Ben
Anel says Uiat be has mines up in the
mountain passes that aro yearning
for au easy way to disgorge thou
riches. Pack liorses are picturesquii
nut discouraging fur anything but tho
jurest ores. It is not the mines,
nowever, tliat are making the loudest
call for transportation facilities. It
is tbe sheltered areas of tlio bench
lauds that, without the settler, aro
lying idle. When the railroad brings
people to lay out orchards ami farms
i should say that the climate would
tako care of the rest. Tho scattered
pines, bunch grass, aud other vegetation indicate a soil whose conditions,
once water is available, arc ideal for
fruit growing. People arc needed
and they will come with the railroad.
And when the tourist comes and sees
the magnificent scenery of tho valley be will call it the show place ol
the continent. Its scenery, which is
probably the finest in British Columbia, has the charming foregrounds
that so much of our scenery needs to
place it in thc same plane with
Switzerland. Hunters of big game
do not wait for the railroad, but
discovered the region some years ago,
But its secrets have heen for the
few. And now the critical moment
has arrived and a double attack by
civilization has been started. Fourteen miles of the roadbed of a rail-
bed ot a railway has been laid, starting from Golden. Lucky, arc they
who are the first to realize that
this great fertile valley, one nf the
last to remain comparatively unknown and untraveled, in a few
years is hound to become ono of thc
topulous districts of Western Canada."
Bruce Barton, editor of the World's
Evenls, said: "A remarkable thing
about this province is the way in
which it is served by transportation
lines. That makes a lot of difference
when you come to talk about the
hardships of pioneer lite. I have
lavished a great deal ot sympathy on
pioneers—most of it, as I find iiow,
wholly wasted. The pioneers at
whose homes wc stopped in the Columbia valley had pianos and phonographs, ns well as plows and harrows. We, who had come prepared
to cheer and comfort them, found
tbem inclined to pity us. Thev had
iheir mountains and their rivers and
fertile lands and fresh air. Who wero
we, who had come out ot the smoke
of tlte city, that we sliould feel our
selves mole blessed than they?
"1 do not want tu say a word
about the beauties of the Columhia
valley. Other men have attempted
io ito justice to tbem and 1 have no
desire to add another to the long list
of failures. The valley is a runner,
set ami ready for tlie race. Its days
ot training are finished and the completion of its railroad is to give the
signal for a great leap forward. That
signal will sound before many months
anh it will be a trumpet call of hope
to many thousands who seek success
and are nol terrified at the name
Percy Hammond, of tho Chicago
Post, said: "1 would not exchange
my motor trip up the Columbia, Irom
Golden to Wilmer, for all the sightseeing experiences of my life. Tho
scenic marvels, 1 presume, are rivaled somewhere on this ami other con-
iiueiits, but certainly not in anylFEUNIE
place ihat 1 have visited. To speak
ii paraphrase—'one beauty doth
read upon another's heel, so fast
tbey come,' Tho motorist who
neglects thai gauntlet of splendors
lias missed, in my opinion, the won-
iler-lrip of the world, and I speak
nol without acquaintance with some
I the most famous trips in Europe
and  America.     But the aesthetic as
pect of tliis   'happy valley/ as    tho
settlers there felieitiousljt call it.   Is
is least important aspect, when one
rt'llects on its vast utilitarian possibilities. We saw it just alter a
heavy, warm summer rain, and oven
acre sinned rich with fertile soil
elements. Moreover, thc topography
ol the valley makes it admirably
adapted to irrigation's aid—the terraced benches, sloping down, one alter another, as ij nature had foreseen the coming of that potent factor in the new science of agriculture.
Thev recalled to mc tlie irrigated
districts of thc Hood river country
and the Weiiatchc valley in the way
the land lies, although, ot course,
those examples arc as pigmies In
comparison with the seeminglv limitless reaches of thc Columbia.
"I am balllcd by the tact that
here, where there is combined everything to make life ideal—climate,
fertility and a lavish feast of nature's
most wonderous spectacular gifts-
there should he a foot of it not under
cultivation. To thc rich man, who
lias nothing to do but contemplate
the beauties of the mountains (rom
his summer home; to thc husbandman,
who sees nothing In thc valley, but
the wealth it may produce, the district is a grand spot. Whnt a para-;
disc it woifld ho to him who Is able
to combine both these viewpoints."
Wattsburg, Britisli Columbia
Tbe Editor Western Lumberman:
Sir: We are iu receipt of two marked copies of your paper and note
your virulent attacks directed against}
us, because wc dare to advertise tbe
tact tbat we will supply consumers
with our products at points where
the trade is controlled by combinations of mill-owners and line v.irds,
but not where Independent retailors
aro (hung a legitimate husiness.
This you dub "pirating business"
and state that "The Western Lumberman and tho Western Canada Contractor and the Commercial Canada's
greatest trade newspaper are warning every municipality and every
radesman iu the west iu beware ui
he tahe mail uider or mill to consumer fraud. We believe it pays to
lei these sharpers put In a car ui
iheir lowest prices, simply as a
warning, it is generally always a
case of never again."
Whilst wc cannot compliment you
ou tlie elegance of the language you
use, we certainly can on the amount
of gall you exhibit when you dare to
pose as thc protector of the retailer;
the veneer you wear is too thin,
quality too poor; No. 1 of that kind
will not grade No. 5. Yuur true
avocation or mission shines tbrougb
as the champion of lhe combines, who
have crushed out of existence nearly
one-half of the poor retailers in tho
west. It would not pay you—you
dare not come out openly as- their
champion—for reasons so obvious il
is useless to waste space lo explain
Your threat lhat three of Canada's
"greatest trade newspapers will
make a vigorous campaign against
this pirating business fake mail order
mill to consumer fraud, which is dying a hard death," has very little
effect on the. writer, who has had tho
honor of attacking far mightier corporations who aro guilty of avaricious
attempts on the pockets of the public, than are the combines you so
plainly identify yourself with, and he
lias not yet "died the hare death"
you so generously predict.
If you and your kind were the real
friends of the bona fide retailers vou
would tell the whole truth ami not.
part of it, viz.: that tbe independent
retailer who gives the consumer a
square deal is near thc verge of extinction; you know but will not tell
it, that many scores ot poor retailors
have been ruthlessly crushed out of
existence by combinations of mill
owners and line yards;- and where such
institutions have allowed a competitor to stay beside them, the former .
are absolute dictators as to prices. ™*
and the division of the spoil.
You know but dare hot tell it, that
large territories are absolutely at
the mercy of these modern Shylocks,
who have driven out the old retailer
and all semblance of competition in
lbe I limbec line, and that no retailor
can compete with a mill owner if the
latter chooses to run him out, You
kuow that a few milling concerns own
or control over 2t)(t retail yards, that
lliey have grabbed thc best territory
aud dominate it with autocratic
sway. K you don't know, the con-
umcrs and tlieir pockets do.
You ask are we in harmony with
the retailer? Most emphatically
yes, but not with the minions of
"tbe mill owners you choose to call
retailers who are owned body and
soul by their masters.
Thc writer has consistently tor
years combated this selfish policy of
certain mill men, he bus protested
against it in the press, spoken of it
heforc the parliamentary commission
appointed to investigate thc charge
against the so-called great lumber
combine, and he predicts that a more
searching enquiry will be made regarding the latest phase of combination, which is a real and most effective monopoly in certain districts
most inimical to the trade and to
tlie general public, and you are apparently the authorized defender and
apologist for this system of audacious robbery of the public and destruction nf the independent retailer,
and thc only immediate remedv ' is
for mill owners to adopt the course
we have done and supply consumers
where the monopolists control the
situation; but nnt where indenendent
retailers are struggling to do a
legitimate business.
A. E. Watt-
Wattsburg Lumlier Cnrnnnnv, Wattsburg, British Columbia.
The Editor Cranbrook Herald:
Dear Sir: Some time ago the directors of the Farmers' Institute
decided to' offer the following special
prizes at tho fall fair.
For besl district collection of
vegetables—1st,  $25.00; 2nd, $10.U0.
Kor best district collection of fruit
preserved for exhibition purposes—
1st, J25.IM), 2nd, $10.00.
These prizes being open to the lollowing disirieis, Cranbrook, Fort
Steele, .Marysville, Creston, Elko and
Hay nes Lake aud Windermere.
Tlie executive ot tlie Agricultural
Association have appointed me to arrange for the Cranbrook district exhibits, ami I should bo glad to bear
:is early as possible from all who will
contribute to these entries. Some ot
the other districts will, no doubt,
bring in strong entries, but with the
hearty co-operation of our farmers
and gardeners, I feel sure that un
exhibit can he got together that will
be a credit to the district.
Thanking you in anticipation     for
tiie use of your columns, I am,
Yours truly,
Geo. H. Ashworth.
FOREST    FIRES    ARE     PIERCE     .,-, "T"   * i
OVER   THE   COUNTRY   FROM        niere are a number of crossings m
CHOWS NEST TO KOOTE-        ,the nI>' that noed attention.
NAT LANDING, '   W.     (I.   Morton and wife returned
i from Seattle and   coast points 'Sun-
As usual again the whole part    of &*•?•
this country is being devastated    by     We are sorry to report that Mrs. J,
tin- flames of fall, attributed to   the Scott is      m   the    hospital for an
lack of proper conservation and   the operation.
expenditure    of   a little money     in     j, Uremncr, ol     Edmonton, Alta.,
From Kootenay Land- ffas    visiting     friends in Cranbrook
yesterday and today.
Fernie, II. C, Aug. Hi.—Fernie
was visited by another serious fire
last night, with serious consequences. It broke out in tho Coai
Creek district, starting in the basement of the Miners' club rooms. The
lire began at fi p.m. and soon
spread to adjacent buildings. The
loss is estimated at from $100,001) to
150,000. At eleven o'clock it was
under control ami this morning no
further dn.,,t is feared. In summing up the ruins of some thirteen
cottages, the property of the
(.'rows Nest Coal company, were
destroved, besides the large departmental store of tho Trites-Wood company, the Miners' club and doctor's
olhiT, all of which were burned to
the ground. These are fairly covered by Insurance.
Thc tenants ot thc cottages IobI all
their personal and household goods,
and what makes it doubly hard tor
some is the Tact that three of these
families went through thc Fernio disaster a vear ago, losing all thev then
possessed. The origin of the flro is
supposed to have been from an overturned lamp In the club. Water
pressure was very low and the fire
-gained headway heforc lt could be
properly coped with. Assistance was
sent from Fernie. Thc mines were
not damaged.
Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 11.—William
Mackenzie, president of the Canadian
Northern railway, will arrive in Win-,   „.„,..„ftli ,„ ,,.„ „ .„     ,.,
nipeg tomorrow and Is expected to.case of the man who isn't afraid ...
make some important announcements take a friend home for dinner without;
relative to the extensions of the line, first notifying hta wife.
(Moyie Leader.)
On Tuesday nighl ahoul 11) o'clock
fire almost totally destroyed lbe
House owned by Airs. LuwTor, auu
winch was occupied hy Bobert Agnew anu family. Tlio lire brigade
acted promptly, aud had a gooti
stream playing on the flames
double quicK order. Airs. Agnew
was sick iu bed, and two men rusned
in uud carried her to a place of
saiety. Willi both the lite aud tho
walcr everything in the place was
ruined, anu the building is scarcely
worth repairing. Mr. Agnew haa
just drawn liis pay that day and had
put the money under the mattress,
and this was found undisturbed
liter tlte lire wus put out. At oue
stage of lbe fire it was reported
thai one of the children was in the
house, but this was soon fouud Incorrect. The fire mado a big blaze,
and a big crowd of spectators
gathered around. There was no
wind, ami therefore little danger ol
the fire spreading to the ueigluioring
buildings. The fire means a heavy
loss to the owner, Mrs, Lawlor, who
depended on the rent ot tbo building
to a lurge extent for her support,
and to the Agnew family, who practically lost all tbeir belongings.
No one seems to be clear as to the
origin ot iho fire, but it is believed
some ot the   children overturned    a
■uopcr time 	
ing to Crows Nesl valuable timber
limits are being wiped out bv forest
Arcs and lumbermen are losing thousands of dollars by the Haines that
are sweeping over the country. The
Ah'ile Kootenay valley is one dense
mass of smoke arising from thc general destruction, that is sweeping
over the country. Along the line ol
the C.P.H. the sparks from the
II.   Thompson,    City Solicitor,
gone to the coast on oflicial busi-
ii. il. Giimour, he I ig bustler tor
the ttatrous Engine works, is interviewing thc local mill men tins week.
Miss ttiihcu, of Camrose, Aluerta,
'- tne guest ol hei sisli i   Mrs,  1". M,
id Linu
Huh Kiv-
2K looking
rued from
.ion.    Airs.
NT, Willi hoard     if
.Mis. A. S. Nes-
1. Don't, when in the woods,
throw down a lighted match, cigar
stub or other flaming object. Make
sure that tho fire has been thoroughly extinguished before throwing it
2. Don't build your camp fire
larger than is necessary,
... Don't, under any circumstances, leave your fire unguarded,
even for a comparatively short time
See that it is dead out before you go
1. Don't build your fire in leaves,
rotten wood or other inflamablc material.
5. Don't build your fire against a
large or hollow log, where it is hard
to be sure when it has been entirely
put out.
To these "don'ts" it may be added
that in windy weather or in a dangerous place, lt is well to confine
thc fire in a hole dug clean down to
thc mineral soil. A fire may
smoulder in the humus, or "duff" for
days, only waiting for a strong
breeze to fan it into a flame that may
burn over miles of timber.
Summer tourists and campers unfortunately have a bod reputation
among owners of timber as being often a cause ot fires. Such fires could
he prevented, almost without exception, by a little extra care on the
part of tlie campers, who have been
the unintentional cause of much torest destruction, and who have just as
real an interest in the preservation of
the forests as the owners ot thc
timber themselves. The rules given
above are the result of long experience and observation on the part ol
many woodsmen and lumbermen as
to 'the origin ot fires from this
cause, and are earnestly recommended to the attention of campers,
sportsmen and others.
Fort William, Ont., Aug. Iti.—The
striking dock laborers of thc C.P.H.
returned to work en masse this
morning. A mass meeting of the
strikers and their friends was held
Sunday afternoon and was addressed
by Mayor Pelleticr, who urged the
men to resume their employment
and to submit their grievances to a
bnard of arbitration under tlie
Lemieux Act. General Manager
Bury, of the company, had previously
to the meeting given his consent to
the mayor to take the men back if
they agreed to arbitration.
Fort William, Ont., Aug. 16.—Peace
and quiet reigns supreme in the
foreign quarters today in direct contrast to the riotous scenes and
military discipline of Thursday.
Truckmen are busily engaged in working in and about the freight houses.
Many ot the strikers were disgruntled
yesterday over the arrests ot Saturdav, but they seem content to have
their aliairs adjusted by tho government.
 ♦      ■ ,
\ baby's cry is the surest way of
causing a pause in  thc world's rush.
Marriage ts not a failure    in     thc
glues arc   spreading   fires in the dry Roberts,
grass and in other parts ot the coun-     L. C. Smith hs
try    careless   campers are doing the er and Calgar)  tl
same thing.     Never before in      the for liorses.
history of this district has so    much     ^  t   rallersoti
damage been done    by timher  fires,  A inp'to Bann ui	
and It   is a    shame aud au outrage falcrson is slill in Calgary
Uiat the   laws ot   tlie province     arc     ,,IU.*,, *,*,.,.      , ..,.
not  mure stringently  enforced. A'      .  :  J      addV
lew dollars   expended by the govern- *\\\\  VT.',  i,   !;„ ,n tf
mcnl    in properly  conducting      back biU-  UurweU Ave' Uit
fires would save thousands of dol-: Patmore Bros, arc installing a
tars to the owners ol timber limits plumbing system at the International
and the people of British Columbia, nolel, Moyie, this week.
the Herald is informed tbat the Otis
6tuples Lumher company has lost
in Uio last few days ti.-UU logs by
forest fires. Tha East Kootcuay
Lumber company bas thousands ol
dollars in jeopardy ut this time.
lhe Standard Lumber company, and
the Baker Lumber company, as well
as the King Lumber Mills company
ami every other lumber compauy iu
the dislriel, that bave been paying
hundreds and thousands of dollars to
protect their limits during tbe past
lew years, arc liable to lose everything that thej possess. Not only
tbat, but Cranhrook and other towns
may be swept oil the face of the
earth. It would seem that it would
ne much belter to expend thc money
m advance to protect thc assets ol >u
this country rather than wait until sPcuUl
lhe fires have started aud then spend M ■■
more money iu a futile attempt to -u'1 - ■•
save thc ical heritage of the coun- pouu
try. |   ... i
J. C. 1
e,   of
c  Bros.,
was at
L rowi
i  Nesl
this w
eek     on
swam he,
ling .
3 (OI   tin
i C.P.R.
WAN i l'.
.aid I
Applv    to
s,    Bi
i lanson
to he
i homo.
wn thi
s week
ig o\c
L      tue
ru t lo
[     the
)     has
ulhs w
ith ius
c ainpi
ell    &
-!. urault, proprietor ol the Canadian hotel, has purchased iium M.
frost ot" acres, one halt mile from
town, i"t i>,j|nA|". iuis is one ot
tne best pieces of land wtimn tbo
nvc mile circle of CranorooK, auu
Air. brault Intends to uiunt this a
upply larm tor his hotel.   The deal
(Moyie Leader.}
The Leader bas been informed     on
good   authority   that   S. F. Morley,
ui CranbrooK. will   commence within  -______^___mm\wW_m__m uIIL...„ii a,
few days   tbe erection ot another  ffas P«*. ibloU& u>  *• A\RuS8eU,£
store building in Moyie on   bis   lots
near his present building, which     is
occupied hy J. W. Fitch.
this piaco was listed wita
iLein on July the li-nh, anu snows
tnai lbe firm of F. A. Russell -x -uo.
are here to do business. They also
sold three other tracts of laud lust
They are hu&jleis, and    no
On September Uth and lith Cran-
urook will tiold her big race meeting
and agricultural fair. Large prizes
are being    oUcred     and the people of
Ln. Drown has opciicd bis new pool
rovm auu cigar sn^p dud lus one
of tue dicest places cer put up
-L raiiiiruo-i
an wnt.'
of   tue ulna.
l      both
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tne district are very enthusiastic. All m ibe city   while bracing     on    the
thc     ranchers and fruit growers ruad.    lie must ma*e a ii.ing    aua
of East Kootenay are working      to be has    opened Lp this business     to
make a big display so as to     show u^,. miuseil uja-.yenu.nt.    Tne pool
what this distiict can produce.    Tbe laoles are all     estaolisned and     tbe
horsemen have interested  tbe racing touacco sloe* In place and when yuu
people of    Western Canada and    tbe want anything in itiot nne you   cau
Northwestern    States and in      corr- go to Brown    and get it.     He pays
sequence there    will   be a fine show- the freight.
Being desirous to augment the band
ie city   Lanumttaier wauis six     to
ing on the track. Cranbrook has a
reputation for makin? good on any
entertainment that she attempts and
the people in charge of the fair
year propose to do better than
ever done in this city before.
this  L''6al >'uUlJS meo II0U1 ilJ i0 -u ycars
was   ' ^b1-'!   t°   i**6     ulJ    Instruments,
li'K.l-aii,i nftw members received.
■Ahicu will Ul- f-iriusbe-i Iree. A
small (ee tot ii.iii.jii »ul Be cnatged.
Only Uiusc Iitely lo remain in lue
j eii>* will be *.*■*-.;>.Uerej. 'lbe band-
! master will be pleased lo meet any
respectable j-jung man al me baud
ruom any l*iida> e'.emng al ,.4a so
^^^^^^^^m~~** as lo    mate   aiian^emeuis lor    les-
August 22. sons, whlcb will neb,n nisi week   iu
Morning service at 11 a.m. September,    so    as to   taae     then
Sundav school and Bible classes at I"**"*" '", V"** La,,a '"-;u -**"n-I";r-
j „ m    ' We should   have a   lust-class      uaud
League prayer service at 7 p.m. 'n Cranbrook. 21-21*
Evening service at 7.30 p.m. I   The Hon.   C.   W. Cross, Attorney-
Open air service on Baker street in General ior Alberta, who resides at
conjunction with the Baptist church Edmonton, and \\. A. Buchanan,
al h-15 prompt. manager     and   editor    ol the Letn-
Tuesday—League social at the budge Heiald, and Liberal meun-er
home of Mr. and Mrs. li. Hicken- ior that district, '■'■<!>■ in lhe eity
iKitliam at 7.30 sharp. iast .-.aturday and in company   with
Thursday—Prayer service at 8 p.m.  \,   Hyde   B.,).u anu  It. E. Heattie
Friday—Choir practice at S.30 p.m.  took an automobile irip l„ Hasa and
Next Sunday,    August 29th,   alter  spent Sunday wit-h Qovenwi Hanson,
the morning service thc Sacrammt „i ii^th „i   the gentlemen   were     very
the Lord's    Supper will tie adminis- lavoraMy Impressed -*,ih the   conditions in Kast Kootena) and especially)
wilh    the   luxurious   accommodation
I the     hotel al __       Mr.   Cross
BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY SKlt- ""d   ^'     Buchanan expect lo visit
VICES. -^-a!'*-   Kootenay     again    and   bring
' their families   to   spend a lew weeks
The 32ml will he Flower Sunday in •*•■* Mr- Hanson's summer resort as
Uie Baptist church. There wlll be *••''! ,u;";k that it Is one ot the most
special llower decorations, special :"'";*'**j •P-"8 ■*•» lhl'> h*": "*>
music,   special   sermons, appropriate ln Canada.
10 llu* occasion al 11 a.m. and 7.1U .s. Hansons hotel at lla-a is a
p.m. Pastor King's subject will be surprise and a pleasure to those
,,n '-The Messages ol the Flowers," who visit there Irom othei parts ol
of special interest to bovs and girls, the country. Nowhere In the coun-
The evening subject: "The Fragrant liy can there be lound an hotel that
Life," of special Interest to all y„ung Is as «ell equipped and where such
people, Hid or young come il your magnificent service can be secured.
heart is ;,„mg. Rottod ot cut How- .\u money has been spared in the
ty be brought between 10 and building or In the lurnlshlng, and in
a.m. The cut flowers will bo consctfuence every comfort is afforded
sent t„ tlio hospital uml oilier sick for the guests ol the house, It is
and shut-ins. without a   doubt one   of   tho    finest
♦ 'summer resorts     in Western Canada
BA7.AAR AMI SA1 !■' (IP VlnilK •*""' llcol,lc come '""" a" llaIls °'
HA/.AAll   A.M)  SA1.I.  OF   WOHK.      ,*,,. «,,„„„   ,„  s|), ,„,   ,  WMk  or  tw„
  with Mr. Hanson, who is conceded to
llie Ladies     Aid of the Methodist he one of the most hospitable hosts
ehureh are to have a sale ol work on t|,at has a hotel in lhe Kootenays. II
Ihuisday .September 2nd.    Rclrostt- there is anyone who    wants a    lew
incuts will also be sold, and     many davs vacation thev cannot do better
pretty ami useful articles will be ol- thin to go to Wasa.     Thev will see
d-ii-d for sale.    Thc Iriends ol     tho there things of historical inU-rcst and
church are asked to keep this   event 1,-atn    a great deal ahout thc eoun-
in mind, and do their hrst to attend try, ,*,„,] in addition to that.have the
ami bring tlieir     friends with them, oppurtnnitv to see some of thc finest
The place will be announced      next sc-nerv on the American continent,
week.        ^^^^^^^*
At thc Methodist parsonage by thc
Rov, It. Hughes on Monday afternoon
at 3.15, Mr. William Ouy Urcnton,
il Montreal, and Miss Lillian II.
Holcotiin, ol Vinccnne, lnd., were
made man and wife. Mr. and Mrs.
Urcnton will reside at Lethbridge, Alberta.
Spokane Interstate fair, September
20th to 25th.
Westminster fair, October 12th to
Nelson (air, Sejitcmlicr 22nd to
Cranlirook Agricultural Society
(air, September llth and 15th. TIIK   CBAJSBltOOK   HEUALD
Choice Residential Lots, three minutes walk from Railway Shops, five
minutes from Post Office.    Size  50  feet  by   157  feet,  extension  of
French Avenue.
Terms to suit purchaser with small cash payment.
Choice Residential lots with 33 feet frontage, magnificent view
Easy monthly payments
i BEALE & ELWELL, Real Estate Agents, Cranbrook, B. C. I
The quaint ceremony of publicly
presenting the "preltv maid" for tho
your wilh a Rift of money was carried out on the first day ot St.
I'oler's fail, at Holsworthy, Devonshire, recently. The custom had its
origin in a bequest in the will ot the
Hov. Thomas Meyrick, a former rec-
Lor of Die parish, which was proved
on .lune lil, 18-11. The will directs
I bat from the interest on money
invested for the purposo -€2 lbs.
shall hi; Riven to tbe single woman resident in the parish under
thirty years of age generally esteemed as the most deserving and
most handsome, and tbe most noted
tm her (piicliicss and attendance at
ohureh. This year's recipient was
Miss Phyllis Richards. The presentation of (lie money took place in
lbe porch of the parish church, in
tin- presence of a large numher ot
spectators, Under the same will
5s, should lie given every year to
thi' spins!er over sixty years of age
who "is noted for the like virtues
anil is not in receipt of parish pay."
Up lo the present a recipient has
not been found for this gitt, spinsters over sixty Iieing scarce at
Holsworthy. i
A thrilling accident followed by an
extraordinary rescue, occurred in the
Moorhousc Guards Colliery, West
Cumberland, recently. Threo men—
.tohn Wood and .lames Francis and
his son, wero engaged in clearing out
an old airshaft, and Wood descended
in a small "kibble" or tub. As he
failed to respond to the signals ol
those above it     was concluded      he
must have been rendered unconscious
by gas. Voung Francis volunteered
to go down to his assistance, making
a perilous descent by tho rope. He
iu turn must havo collapsed, for
there was no sign to those above
that he had been able to help
Wood. The father of the youth, alter giving tlie alarm to others on tbe
surface, prepared to go down the ropo
himself. He dropped out of sight,
and it soon became evident that he
I had shared the faic of tihe two nl-
| ready below. No one else dared venture down. At last, afler a titapsc
of twenty minutes, in despair of doling anything better, it was decided to
I haul up the "kibble," and when it
emerged from the shaft the three
linen came with It, eaeli banging
lover tbe side unconscious, with ono
! foot locked in the tub.
A singular will case in which the
chief question in dispute related io a
secret marriage between a Billingsgate fish salesman and his housekeeper, has just been settled in the
London probate court, Tho will was
lhat of Mr. -fames Godicr, and it
was alleged tbat when he married
Mrs. Belle Taylor he was of unsound mind. ' In September, 11107,
the husband of the housekeeper died,
and directly she heard of this Mrs.
Taylor is said to lmve hurried to
the registry office and arranged to
marry her employer. She went
through tbe marriage ceremony two
days before her first husband' was
buried. Emily Godicr, a daughter
bv the testator's first wife, said that
after his illness in l!)ltr> her lather
was violent, and thought the house
was nn fire. His marriage to thc
housekeeper, she said, was not heard
of liy the family tor a considerable
time afterwards. Sometimes, she
added, her father kissed the servant
in mistake for one ot his daughters.
i The case was ultimately settled    on
the term   that Mrs. (ioilier should bo
provided for.
Thi; Bradford Recorder was caught
tripping the other day, when Thomas
Brown and James Shackleton, were
found guilty of attempting to obtain
live shillings hy a trick. Both prisoners had been many times in jail,
and lbe recorder said they were ol a
class which was dangerous to tho
community lo be at large. Accordingly be sentenced each of them
lo three years' penal servitude. Immediately on bearing the sentence,
Brown exclaimed, "But you cannot
do it. It is only an attempt." He
bad been removed from the dock
whilst protesting, but thc recorder
ordered the man to be put back,
and said: "I believe you are right
about lhat," Brown: "I apologize,
sir. I lost my temper." The recorder: "You have no need to apologize. For lbe moment I omitted' to
remember that the offence was
merely an attempt, and 1 cannot
send vou to penal servitude. I can
only give you a sentence of two
j curs' imprisonment with hard labor,
whieh I do."
The closing incident iu a remarkable case of mistaken identity was
reached at the Loughborough police
court recently. A week before a
laborer named James Kilhurn was
committed for trial on the charge oi
stealing cigarettes, and a girl named
Lees identified him. Another man,
named Arthur Smith, was afterwards
charged with the offence. He had
seen a report of the case in tho free
library, and given himself up to
thc police. Smith gave a detailed
story of how he stole tho cigar-
et t es and what he had done with
tlie box containing them, and his
story was found to be true in every
particular. He did not, he said,
wish     another    man to suffer     for
what he had done. The chairman ot
I the bench said that Smith had acted
'exceedingly well, lie would be sentenced to a day's imprisonment,
which meant lhat lie was free to go
at the rising   of tlio court.
Thc question as to whether thc
husband i.s in law tho owner of thc
clothing worn by his wife was argued in the court of appeals in London recently, and judgment was reserved. A lirm of dressmakers sup-
• plied Mis. de. Friers with dresses to
'the value of about .Cilfi. Her hus-
: band denying liability, they sued the
lady, who admitted liahilit- and milder the judgment, the plaintiffs seized
I a quantity ol clothing belonging to
[Mrs. de Friers. Her husband claimed tbat the articles belonged to
him, as they were purchased out ol
iin allowance made by bim to his
wife. In tbe county court thc jury,
under the direction of the judge
as lo the law relating to paraphernalia, found in favor of the husband,
and the divisional court, on plaintiff's
appeal, also upheld that decision.
The Bishop of Down, opening a
church missionary exhibition at Islington, North London, recently,
said the exhibition was ol value because facts were brought home not
only through the ear. He sometimes thought it unfortunate that
people had two ears, because what
went in at one came out ot tho
oilier; but what went in at "eye-
gale," as Bunyon called it, remained, influencing the heart and thc
conscience and, perhaps, the pockets.
The church ought not to be regarded
as a sort "of club to which persons
paid their subscriptions and received
all the service thc club could give.
They ought themselves to render service' to tbe church, which was not a
glass case for exhibiting saints hut a
machine fur turning them out.
Uue ol thc rehearsals for the Colchester pageant, which took place recently, was marred by a sorious accident. It occurred in the siege
episode, in which members ol the
Kighth Hussars represented Roundheads and Cavaliers. A mimic
charge was pushed home too realistically, and the horse ot Corporal
Watson, who impersonated a Cavalier
leader, was hurled violently to the
ground. Thc corporal Icll on his
head, sustaining a fractured skull and
broken nose. He was attended by
three doctors who were taking part
in the pageant, and his first words
on recovering consciousness were, "I
am sorry to give you all this
trouble, gentlemen."
An extraordinary affair occurred in
Nottingham at an early hour the
other morning, Arthur Searcy, a
lacemaker, running amok and destroying fifty shopwindows before being
taken into custody. Between 2 and
3 o'clock he was seen to rush madly along tho streets, and, armed
with a formidable weapon made of
twisted barbed wire, to stash with
frenzied violence at the windows
which he passed. The man was not
intoxicated, and when arrested after
considerable difficulty he was certified
by two medical gentlemen to be insane. The amount of damage done
is estimated at £1,000.
A lift attendant employed at the
head quarters of the Baden Powell
Bov Scouts in Victoria street, Wcstr
minster, had a remarkable escape
from death a Sunday or two ago.
He was travelling in the lilt from
the top of the building when the
hauling gear snapped. The lift was
crashing to the bottom of the building when, with great presence of
m-ind, he grasped the guide rope firmly and held on to it while tho
lift, which   had no roof, shot   away
from under him, and left him dangling*
in mid air. Slowly and carefully
be lowered himself to the next door,
and escaped Irom thc shaft uninjured.
| The Saracen's Head hotel, Snow-
lull, London, has just been closed.
The proprietors issued a statement
expressing their regret that owing to |
increased taxation they had decided,
to close tho hotel as licensed j
premises. The hotel, which is stat--,
ed to be over .'100 years old, was in-1
troduced by Dickens in "Nicholas
Nickleby" as thc plaee where Mr.
Squeers, of Dothoboys hall, used    to
.interview parents of boys who wero
to he    educated   at his school.    In
'the days of mail coaches, the hotel
was oiio of the recognized stopping
places for tlie coaches,
William Payne, a visitor to Douglas, Isle of Man, hired a van recently for the purpose of bathing Irom
the beach. He dived into the sea
from thc platform of the van,
and, failing to notice that the depth
of water was only two leet, his
head came into violent contact with
lhe hard sand, and he was unable to
rise. Friends observed his feet rising out of the water and went to
his rescue. On being brought ashore
it was found that Mr. Payne was
seriously, bul   not fatally, hurt.
While making a fire for tea in company with other ladies on West Usk
beach, Monmouthshire, Miss Clarice
Duckham. of Newport, was suddenly
enveloped in flames owing to her dress
igniting. Her companions, unable to
extinguish the flames, rushed her
into the sea, and when she was
brought back again to the beach
there was scarcely any portion ol
her clothes remaining.' She is now
slowly recovering from her injuries.
that an application will tie made under     Part    V. of   thc "Water Act,
1900," to obtain    a license in     tho
Cranbrook Water District.
(a). The name, address and occupation of tiie applicant: Wm. IL
Ireton, Farmer.
(b). Tho name of the lake, stream
or source: Supply Creek.
(c). The point of diversion: One-half
mile south-east of District Lot
(d.) The quantity of water applied
for: One and one halt cubic feet
per second.
(e). The character ol the proposed
works: Dam, ditches and flumes.
(f). The premises on which the
water is to be used: District
Lot 19, of Lot 4890.
(g). The purposes for which the
water is   to be used: Irrigation.
(h). If for irrigation describe tho
land intended to be irrigated,
giving acreage: IfiO acres.
Sixty acres cannot be irrigated.
One hundred acres can be irrigated, being in two benches.
(j). Area of Crown Land intended
to be occupied hy the proposed
works: None.
(k). This notice was posted on the
10th day of June, li)0t), and
application will lie made to tho
Commissioner on the 30th day
of August, 1909, at 2 o'clock in
the afternoon.
(1). Give the names and addresses of
any riparian proprietors or
licensees who or whose lands
are likely to be affected by the
proposed works, cither above or
below the outlet: None.
W. II. Ireton,
Care F. C. Dovle,
22-2t Wardner, B. C.
$4,000 - In Prizes ■ $4,000
September 14th & 15th, 1909
Reduced   Pares  from   all  points.   Exhibits
will be returned by C.P.R. Free. THE   (IHANIUIOOK    UKIlAI.ll
Imperial Bank of Canada
RESERVE  -     -     -     -
D. It. WILKIE, President.
HON. ROBERT JAtTRAY, Vice-President
Accounts of Corporations, Municipalities, Merchants,
Farmers anil Private Individuals invited.
DraflB nud Letters of Credit issued, available in any pnrt of
the world.
SAV1NUN OIOI'AKTMKNT-Special attention
glvoil to Savings Hank Accounts. Deposits of 11.00 and
upwards received and interest allowed at current rale from date
of deposit.
Cranbrook Branch. J. F. M. PINKHAM, Mgr.
m>*TW*Pm**j*m*m*hm*wT*B m*iB**^**^M*B>B^m^>M*»im*m^*w*u*M*M*r>**N*
News of the District
Written by Bright Correspondents .ini Gleaned from Newspapers
The Best is None Too Oood for Our
Corby's Whisky
Dawson's Whisky
Schlitz Beer
And the Best of Imported Ooods
A. C.  Bowness
A cosy little Cottage on "Hill" for        - $550
5-roomed Residence, Pooley Avenue    J- 825
5-roomed Cottage, Van Home Street    - 950
8-roomed Dwelling, Norbury Street      - 1200
The ueeeBsed value ol 11.ib -property ie 11875.00
2J story Residence, Norbury Avenue     - 1(150
Beale <h Elwell
J. M. Agnew & Co., Elko, B. C.
Wo have just added a full lino ol HARDWARE to our business.
Our husiness i« now made up ol the lollowing linen—
Farm Implements and Carriages
Harness and Findings
Feed ttlorsc. Pig, and Chicken); Hardware
We have a full line in any af the above and our Prices are Reasonable
t?fe Perry Creek Hotel
The place to  spend   a   happy day or week.
Fishing aud  tihootillg  in season.
The 1,'sl of everything oa the table at all times.
Pidgeon & Anderson, Proprietors.
East Kootenay Bottling Co.
Manufacturers of all kinds of
Carbonated Beverages.
There are others, but!!
i 73 P. O. BOX 801
♦ ♦
1        (From the Creston Review.)
Tom Mickey and bis crew uf men
have compleled lbe haying on C, O.
Rodgers' ranch at Ilarrop.
Tomatoes are now ripe m Creslon
and are selling ui five cents a pound
with good demand.
Rev. Philip C. tlayman conductod
service nt Moyie last Sunday. Tins
is ibe lust occasion on which the
Ciiurcb of England bus beld Sunday
service In Moyie. There wns a
large congregation present.
I Goo. MOftd mid W. 0. Taylor lelt
on Tuesday for Meadow Creek on a
lishing trip.
I Mr. Kennedy, foreman of the C.l'.lt.
painters, has been giving the depot
and fence a new cunt of paint, which
adds very much to the appearance of
ithe station.
A bush lire on Sunday last was
started by a    O.P.R. train at mile-
I board No. 05, and might have lieen
serious only for the attention ol
Firewardens Long and Little,     who
j were immediately on the spot and
with the assistance of the section
foreman and his men exliuguisbed it
without any damage being done.
The many friends of Joe Jackson,
the old C.P.R. passenger conductor,
are ulad to see him back on his    run
The machinery for tho new canning
factory to he opened by Messrs. Watson, has been installed and the factory will he opened ns soon as thc
cans arrive.
W. F. Teetzel, government land
agent, arrived in town on Wednesday
on business eonneeted with the distribution of tbe qualification papers
to   the squatters.
Wc noticed the familiar face of A.
C.'Blaine on thc streots Wednesday.
He was in the interests of Blaine
Bros., of Cranhrook, merchant tailors.
Miss Violet McPeak, who is spending a vacation wilh ber parents, left
for Cranbrook on Tuesday to visit
iiaved widow    accompany
mains.       Mrs.    11.    IL
i uinpaiiied    Mrs.    Coffee
i Fn un tlie District Ledger.)
Going Some.—Tho Adolph Lumber
company mill at Baynes cut B3,500
leel of 'lumber ou Augusl 7th, a ten
hour run. The sawyer, Peter Backs,
was ibe man behind the levers.
"Everyono worked Imt lather," and
he watched tbem saw wood.
On Tuesday morning tins week, a
quiet wedding wns solemnized ut ibe
home <•! Mi. and Mis. W. vi. Brown,
Prioi street, when theit daughter,
Morj Elizabeth, was united in nuir-
rlage lu Milton A. Kastner, this
city, ltev. Grant officiating. Alter a
tasty wedding breakfast ibe bridal
couple lefl by tbe Soo-Spokane
Flyer for points west, and will be
absent threo weeks. A largo gathering i.l friends of tbe contracting parlies were at tbe station tu lmi tbem
bun voyage, and administered a
shower of rice and old boots, elc,
as a token     of   their respect. On
their return Mr. and Mrs. Kastner
w ill reside on McPhersnn' avenue.
Bulb of these voung people are well
and favorably known in lbe dislriet.
"Mill" is a ' "Bruce" boy by birth,
but a Fernieile by adoption, and bas
seen tbe future Pittsburg ol Canada
from its inception. The Ledger
joins with tlieir many friends ln
wishing a long life of happiness,
and may all tlieir troubles he
little ones.
ng the ie-  uf tbe Pass, particularly the old tim-
Boss     at- ers.
s  lar     as ■ ■
Mrs, Vi. .1. Budd, wife uf Vi. .1.
Budd, uf the Rocky Mountains Cement company, who has been visiting
i in- Pass for some time, has returned
io Calgary,
Four hearts were made two in
wedding ceremonies performed by tbe
llev. J. Sergeant, of Blairmore, Saturday evening. Thc contracting
parties were Stuart Pingle, ol Medicine Mat aud Miss .lean Bryant, of
Winnipeg, and Frank Baldwin, of
Blairmore, and Miss Edith Brown,
uf Nopbill, Buckingham, Kugland.
(From the Fernie Free Press.)
Arthur Sampson, chief of Provincial
poliee for the district uf South Kast
Kootenay, was married to Mrs. N. K.
Mackenzie at Cucur d'Aleno City,
Idaho, Tuesday lasi, ltev. Father
Purcell performing lhc ceremony.
Mr. and .Mrs. Sampson are making
a tour of the coast cities and will
be away about three weeks. They
will reside in Mr. Sampson's line
new residence ou Macpherson avenue.
Tbe "Free i'ress*' juins with a host
.il oilier friends here in wishing them
happiness and prosperity.
Nolice is given iu last week's is-
ue of the B. C. Gazette of the
rdet of the Lieutenant-Governor,
tbat tbe hunting, killing or taking ot
elk or wapiti in lhe Columbia, Cranbiook and Fernie electoral districts
shall be prohibited until lbe 31st dav
uf August, 1911.
A warrant was issued vesterdav for
tbe arrest of L. B. Rainforth, local
manager of PlUttket & Savage, wholesale fruit merchants. Tbe information alleges that be stole STOu from
tbe company. Uc had taken the
train ostensibly for Spokane, in thc
morning. Up to the time of going
to press no word had been received
of   bis being taken into custody
I'. Lund is building a palatial
residence at Wardner. He has two
automobiles at    lbe sawmill now.
Thos. Connors was run over    by
wagon   load   of   posls at    the. park
Ibis morning anil   was taken to   the
hospital    suITering from internal
A twenty-four hour service Irom tho
eily plant .will cost between six and
seven dollars more per day than
night service only, according to the
figures of Fergus McDonald.
Contractor .lohn Wood has completed the concrete walls ol thc power bouse today. His corrugated iron
roofing is here and lie will probably
have the job completed in less than
iwo weeks. The grading for the
siding lo thr power house, which is
being put fn by O. N. Ross is
within lifty yards of   thc building.
I'lie brick front ot L. P. Eckstein's
new   building   was put in tills week.
Campbell & Grey commenced opcr-
_tions on the new Bank ol Hamilton building on Monday. The work
will he rushed,
J. A. Broley will have thc concrete
foundation of thc new court house
all in tonight. A plinth ol Calgary,
sandstone will he laid above and
the walls of Calgary pressed brick,
will be run up Immediately.
Oeorge Coftce, of Waldo, died in the,
Fernie hospital on Sunday evening of
appendicitis. He had been brought
here from Waldo on the previous
Thursday and an operation was performed. He rallied nicelv from tho
shock and prospects lor his recovery
j were verv bright, hut on Sunday he
rom menced to sink and hy six
in the evening all was over. Mr.
ColTee wns a trusted emplnvee of the
Ross-Saskatoon Lumber company, of
Waldo. The body was'embalmed by
Wm. Scott, undertaker, and sent to
Kingston, Ont., for burial, the     be-
(From our own correspondent)
Game Warden Lewis was in town
last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Krapfel, of Triwood,
were guests of Mr. and Mrs, Jlirtz
I. IL Alexander, of Baynes, was
shaking hands with friends last Friday.
Fred Zeller returned from the
prairie last Thursday and says crops
arc in splendid condition.
Mr. und Mrs. Thorpe were visiting
friends iu Crunbrook last Sunday.
J. M. Agnew made a business trip
to Nelson last week.
Mrs. J. D. Aye and Mrs. Iverson,
of Baynes, were Klko visitors last
Mr. and Mrs. Oldland were in
Cranbrook une   day last week.
Mr. ami Mrs. J. Stephens, of
Muinssiy wirt, visiting old friends iu
town last Friday.
Miss J, Pbillips spent Salurday and
Sunday ut her home ut Kruitlands
Mr. and Mrs. Austin and Miss Cole
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph,
of Bayncs, Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. P. Backs were shopping in town last Salurday.
Work on the new bridge across thc
Klk at the old McVittie survey
was started this week.
II. McDougall and K. Prettie ol
Wardner, were in town Saturday
B. F. Vanliorne, of Eureka, Montana, was in town last week looking
over bis fruit lands.
Fire Warden Murphy was in town
Monday engaging men to fight hush
fires, raging Ui the vicinity.
Mrs. C. A. Klingensmith entertained a number of her friends at an afternoon tea in honor of Miss Cole, of
Oitawa, last Thursday afternoon. The
room was prettily decorated with
pink and white sweet peas and foliage. An exceedingly enjoyable afternoon was spent by all.
C. Yeandle, A. Muir, R. Nevin, C.
Reed and C. Klingensmith left* last
Monday for tbe South Pork, for a
week's fishing and shooting.
(From the Frank Paper.)
Charles Kmiucrsuii, superintendent
lor the West Canadian Collieries at
Bellevue leaves today to take a similar posilion with thc International
company at Coleman.
The West Canadian Collieries is
making preparations for starting thc
construction ot a steel tipple at
Bellevue. lt is expected the steel
work will begin iu about two
Thc village council has had the
rocks raked oR Dominion avenue*,
having deferred grading the street
for the time being.
Dr. Thomas O'Hagan, who haa
practised in the Pass tbe past seven
years, and who for several years was
the camp physician at Lille, lett Saturdav last for Spokane, where be
has formed a partnership with Br.
La Beau. Mrs. O'Hagan and lamily
fallowed Tuesday. She goes to
Butte and later to Mexico to visit
friends. Friday evening thc young
men of Coleman and Blairmore
gave a dance at tlie Coleman opera
house as a farewell function In
honor ot Dr. and Mrs. O'Hagan, at
which many of the old friends were
present and which proved thoroughly
enjoyable. Dr. and Mrs. O'Hagan
will be greatly missed by tbe people
(From tbe Michel Reporter.)
G. O. Henderson and wife, of Fernie, were here on Wednesday.
Otto Meier has entered the stockmen's list und has bought the fastest horse coming to Michel.
G. Bigfish Stediuan brought back
a brook trout from thc Klk which
weighed 2} pounds dressed. This
is the biggest caught up tlio Klk
this season.
:. II. Campbell, ot Lethbridge, is
relieving    George Boyle, ul P. Burns
Co., who has gone to Cranbrook
for a short while.
Joe    Bartoniu,   while lelling trees
i tlie mountain, ahout a    mile   and
„ hall from     the tipple on Tuesday,
was instantly killed hy a tree falling
I. Teller, C.P.R. roadmaster is
here today. Owing to an accident
to the steam shovel the grading
necessary on tho spur track at New
Michel will have to wait a tew
G. G. Molfatt, of Cree & Moftatt.
real estate, insurance and financial
agents, Fernie, was here on Thursday. Mr. Moffatt was very favorably
impressed with tho growth ot the
place, and thc outlook far the tuture.
A large gang of C.P.R. workmen
have been engaged this week laying
tracks ami sidings in the yards of
New Michel. It is hoped the new
station will make itsell visible, and
that the regular express trains will
(From tha Moyie Leader.)
Oeo.    Powell   was  up Irom Cranbrook Wednesday.
Oswalt    McDougall was down     to
Cranbrook Wednesday.
Jack    Donohue   came home   from
the hospital yesterday.
Miss  Walker, of    Spokane,  Wash,
Is here on      a   visit with Mr.    and
Mrs. m. j. am.
G. O. Buchanan, government distributor ot the lead bounty, was in
Moyie Tuesday,
J. L. Gibbons has moved bis family up from his ranch in the Moyie
valley, and they will remain
Moyie for   the winter.
F. H. Sheppard, chief inspector ot
mines, was in town this week with
Thos. Morgan, the district inspector.
Bob Colter is home trom the
Blairmore Springs, but is still unable
to work on account of rheumatism,
Mrs. B. E. Taylor and son Cecil
left Wednesday tor Fernie, where they
will remain for a month or more.
R. II. Stewart, general superintendent of thc Consolidated company,
was over here from Rossland most
ol the week.
J. S. Hartnett, a tourist printer,
and a good one, was in town during
the week and put in a couple ot
days working in   the Leader office.
Claude Cobb and wife are leaving
today lor Seattle. Tbey will take
in thc fair and then go to their
old   home in Foster, Missouri.
Tbis was a good payday tor everyone, and collections in all lines were
good. The town was very orderly
and   there were   no arrests.
Mrs. J. Darbyshire and Mrs. (Dr.
Henderson, ot Creston, spent a day in
Moyie and were guests at the Central hotel. Mrs. Darbyshire, prior to
tier marriage, was a Miss Moore,
and was a teacher in the Moyie
Mr. and Mrs. P. O. Routh came
up trom Cranbrook Tuesday and
will remain in Moyie for a short
time. Mr. Routh has not yet fully
recovered from tbe accident with
which he met several months ago,
when his ankle   was fractured.
The five months old child of Mr.
and Mrs. Cox died last Sunday and
was buried Monday in the Moyie
cemetery, Mr. Paton officiating. Mr.
and Mrs. Cox live just south ot thc
St. Eugene concentrator.
There were two or three small
fires sprang up around Moyie within
the past tew days. They wero
probably caused by sparks from passing engines. An obstinate flre broke
-out in the sawdust and slab  pile  at
I (Continued on page six.^
62k. per acre cash and
62k. once each year for
seven thereafter
secures to you a BRITISH COLUMBIA FARM
in the British Columbia Southern; Columbia and
Kootenay and Columbia and Western Railway
Companies' Land Grants. These Farm Lands
are eminently suited for the raising of
Fruit, Grain or Stock
and may be purchased on these EASY TERMS
from the
who are looking for Settlers for this part.
Timber Lands of the highest character, situated in
these Grants, are offered for sale in blocks of from
640 acres upwards.
Apply to the address as shown on the
attached coupon for Maps,
Application Forms,
Regulations .--■'' .„■*.
and Literature
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Bargains in Real Estate
400   ACRES    ..    .  10    ., .   tv
——*,^—m*~ situated 3 miles south of tort Steele, ovei £00 acres
entirely cleared and under cultivation and ever\ fooi of it under
irrigation witb a Sume running across lbe place; watei is supplied by
two creeks which are on the place having a lar^e Bow. The other 200
acres not cleared but can be easily cleared a? stumps are' not thick.
Fine water for .lomesti-: u«e. This is all good agricultural land ; the
soil is rich, as is proven by the large yield of all crops on thii place.
Potatoes on this place yield lo tons per acre. Thi* i= the beet buv in
East Kootenay to-day," 100 torn of timothy bay. one team <-f horgeg,
set of double harness, wagon and mower go with tbfi \ lace ai $8000
320   ACRES
(■mbhmmi^^_ situated 2 miles north of Forte Steele, 40 acret*;
cleared and partly under cultivation This place can 1 *• easily
cleared as ibe mumps are not at all thick. Is fenced and lays | raeti-
cally level, soil being a rich loam. Creek runs through this place,
also a very deep bike on tbe place, making irrigation a very easy
matter Tbis is a good buy. Price $13.50 per acre, $2000 ouh,
balance arranged.
The East Kootenay Investment Co.
P. 0. Box 46.      CRANBROOK B. C. Phone I39.
Pride of the West Flour
*3-5« P«r cwt.
Cotedyke Baking Powder
■oc., 35C and 75c. a tin
2.00 A YEAR
AUGUST 19. 1909
Br the Herald   Publishing Company,
Editor and Manager.
Don't think because the reporter
sees you getting on the train thut
he ought to know who you are and
where you arc going, or il he sees
you greet some Iriends that he knows
who they are and where they are
Irom. Wc aim to get all the news,
but you may be the one we don't
happen to know. We try to become
familiar with names and laces if possible, wc have hung around the town
but some of you weren't there* wc
have loafed on the streets, we've
even risked our reputation on back
streets on a dark night, but you
weren't ail there. And we'll he
hanged if ixe know where to find you
all. So if you arc going or coming
or know anybody cutting up flueer
capers, let us know.
Thc Provincial Government should
do more than it is doing in thc way ol
protecting the country Irom the
damages from forest Arcs. What is
a few dollars spent In advance to
hundreds spent later that do no -good.
What thc country needs is absolute
protection and not sentiment. Thc
lumbermen ol this part ol the country have spent thousands of dollars
to advance the best interest ol thc
province and they are entitled to
every protection that the province
can give.
Strikes always make losses tor all
involved. No man ever made a cent
in one, no matter whether he was the
employee or thc employer.
Ira Aldridge has just returned Irom
a trip to Spokane.
J. Walker is now chief clerk at
Campbell &. Manning's.
Mr. Pawncll, ol Fish Lake, was in
the city yesterday.
M. Mctiinncss, of Calgary, is in
town this week.
Crabapples at Kink's Pure Food
Al. Doyle, ol Fort Steele, was
thc city on Wednesday.
E. C. Douglas, ol Wardner, was in
tla.- city yesterday transacting business.
Captain Thorold, ot Windermere,
is registered at thc Cosmopolitan today.
Alex. Ritchie, ol Windermere, arrived in the city today on his return
from a trip to tho coast.
Horn—At Cranbrook, B. C,
Wednesday, August 18th, 1909, to
-Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Campbell, a son,
Uom—At Cranhrook, B. C. or
August 11, 1909, to Mr. and* Mrs,
Wong Kong, a daughter.
Ben l'ugh has returned to town
and is shaking hands with his old
time Iriends.
Mr, and Mrs. T. T. McVittie, ol
Fort Steele, were registered at the
Cranbrook this week.
Dr. Itutledge made a professional
trip to Elkmouth this week.
The Fall Fair association Irave
posted some very attractive Mils
throughout the district.
A. E. and A. F. Hale, ol New
Westminster, were registered at thc
(-ranbrook today.
E. II.   Small, C, M. Edwards and
E. J. Avison returned today Irom
trip to the Windermere country.
WANTED—General servant. Apply to Mrs. E. II. Small, Armstrong
avenue. 22
Mrs. Clark, ol Sand Point, Idaho,
is thc guest ol her sister, Mrs. 11. Y.
Oeorge E. Henderson, the big
rustler ol thc Bull Itiver settlement,
was in town yesterday.
Brambloborrlea at Fink's Pure
Food Grocery.
A. V. Cushing and wile, ol Calgary, Alberta, were guests this week
ol thc Hotel Cranbrook. .
W. 0. Nlblock, ol Medicine Hat,
was visiting friends In tlie city here
Arthur Carr, ol Edmonton, Alta.,
inspector lor several insurance companies, was In the city this week. -
Mrs. Thompson, who has made such
a success in her (lower garden this
season, made the Herald a present ol
a magnificent bouquet today.
Mr. A. McCowan and son Charles
leave tomorrow lor a trip to Montreal, Farnham and other eastern
.1. D. McBride, D. .1. Elmer and
Dr. Bell made a business visit to
Movie this week in connection with
the Aurora mine.
Frank Dickinson, the provincial lire
warden, has his hands lull these days
looking alter thc many fires throughout the district.
D. McLean, city policeman, has
gone to Moyie with his wile to enjoy his annual vacation fishing on
Moyie lake.
Messrs. B. E. Taylor and son, ot
Moyie, were In the city yesterday
and were registered at thc Hotel
Mrs. P. Lund and Mrs. .1. .1.
Couzens were registered at the
Hotel Cranbrook yesterday. Mrs.
Lund ls (rom Wardner and Mrs. Couzens In from Ontario.
Hi!)'-; acres of bench land, within the three mile radius of
and overlooking the City of Cranbrook, together with new
frame house and stable, log ice bonne and iee. complete kit of
carpenter's and blacksmith's tools, including forge, cart ami
harness, horse harness and top buggy, etc., etc., is offered for
sale liy the owner at a bargain.
This land is a sandy loam, does not need i rrigating, although
water can be put on it 't different ways, and is at least two
degrees warmer than bottom land; will make ideal suledivisiom.
Household Furniture for Sale
Consisting iu part of New Scale Williams Piano, mahogany
frame, Ionic pattern (cost ffiSO.Oti), carved music cabinet,
solid oak dining chairs (leather seated), iron and brass beds,
dressers and commodes, "Souvenir" range, upright heating
stove, parlor and bedroom squares and rugs, refrigerator, oil
paintings, library, etc., etc.
Link out lor my Mammoth Auction Sile ol 100, live acre Iruit
tracts o. September 14th and 15th nul.
Phone 206B   D.  B.   DULMAGE   P.O. Box 315
Terms can be arranged on any of the above lote.
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Tbe time has come when bricks will take, the place
of wood In buildings of all descriptions.
The people of Cianbrook have the boat opportunity
in Western Canada to build a
because the finest bricks obtainable are manufactured
locally and the price places them within everybody's
See us for (prices, or leave your plans with us and
we will figure the whole brick bill for you. We can
ship to any point on tho Crows Nest Pasi in large
or small quantities from now on,
right Mendelssohn piano, new only a
year ago, lor $175.00 cash. Cost
{150.00. Apply to Box 22, care oi
Herald. 22
Thomas Cunningham, provincial
Iruit inspector, is in the city today
in his oflicial capacity looking after
the Iruit products ot this part ol the
Citrons at Fink's Pure Food
T. N. Glass has received word
that his wife is ln the hospital at
Vancouver, and has been advised to
go to Harrison Hot springs (or recuperation.
Robert Moore and A. McCool, two
ol thc best men in the Crows Nest
Pass, were shaking hands this week
with their many Iriends in Cranbrook.
Have you seen the new lour-lcalcd
clover creation ln Royal Vienna
hlna? Fink's are displaying it in
their Pure Food Grocery window.
Dan McDonald arrived this week Ior
a visit with his brother Jack. Mr.
McDonald is looking fine and enjoying
good health and il he continues to
feel as good as he does now he contemplates going to Vancouver to locate permanently.
John Hanbury, the well known
lumberman, ot Brandon, Man., and
head ol the North Star Lumlier company, ol this district, is in the city
looking alter the many interests
that he has here.
W.F. Robertson, provincial mineralogist, and Harold Nation, a former
resident ol this city, were here this
week taking a trip through the district and making an oflicial Inspection ol the mines.
A. Hackett, who Is recognized as
the biggest hustler in the coal lands
ol tlie Flathead district, is In town
today looking alter the filing ol a
numher ol claims that he has staked
In that district.
Your children's health depcnls
pretty much on the purity ol thc
loods they arc eating. The uuality
ol Fink's groceries Is unquestionable.
Thev Invite you to inspect their
Hon. Edward Cooke, son ol the
late Earl Leicester, and nephew ol
Lord Cobham, and R. II. Stephenson, of London, England, were In thc
city last week as the guests ot V.
Hyde Baker. These distinguished
gentlemen made several trips over the
district with Mr. Baker, looking over
properties In which Mr. Baker and
Lord Cob-ham arc interested.
D. J. Elmer and lamily arc removing t-hclr household effects to the
residence lormerly occupied by J. A.
Harvey, which haa been purchased
by Mr. Elmer. Thc place has been
refitted and refurnished and is
now one ot thc handsomest homes In
Those people who arc flshin-j and
camping at this timo ol the year
should exercise great care, so tar as
camp fires arc concerned. A little
carelessness might casilv mean the
loss of several thousands ot dollars
In tlie burning of timber and since
timher Is one of thc hig assets of
South East Kootenay. it is a shame
and an outrage that the various portions ol the district should be subjected to devastation hy lire.
Montscrrat lime Iruit juice at
Fink's Pure Food Grocery.
Mr. Moss, ol Morrissey, who had
his knee badly injured some months
ngo, has twen    confined    to the St.
Eugene hospital for some time and
in all probability it wlll bt necessarj
to have thc limb amputated. Mrs.
Moss and the children are stoppin,
at the Wentworth awaiting the results.
Chiel Magistrate Joseph Ryan has
gone to St. Marys lake lor an outing
of two weeks and will be a guest at
iMeaeham's ranch. Mr. Ryan is deserving of this vacation, as he has
not taken a day off for the past two
years. G. T. Rogers, James Arnold and M. A. Beale, all justices oi
thc peace, will officiate in Mr. Ryan's
place during his absence.
H. B. Giimour took C. H. Wat*
crous, president ol the Waterous Engine works and George Erb, the
western representative ol thc company at Winnipeg, to Wasa this afternoon, through the kindness ot V,
Hyde Baker, who furnished his automobile for the trip,
Wor.-fhas been received Irom Pr.
and Mrs. .1. H. King trom Vienna,
where they are stopping at the
present time. The doctor is laboring diligently in hospital work, going
to work every morning at 7 o'clock
and continuing throughout the day.
Dr. and Mrs. King expect to sail
about the 10th ot next month for
New York City.
Thc car ol Iruit thc Fink Mercantile
Co. received this week was pertcct in
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Miller and
baby lelt town last Friday for Vancouver, where they will reside in future. Mr. Miller was cornet player
in tin- city band lor a long time and
is a musician of no mean ability. He
wlll be greatly missed by the hand
hoys, as he was greatly esteemed hy
all who knew him. Thc Herald
wishes Mr. Miller and family every
success In their new home.
C. 11. Waterous, general manager ol
the Waterous Machine works, ol
llrantford, Ont., nnd George Erb,
Winnipeg manager of tile same firm,
are tnklng n trip through Hie dislriet under the guidance of H. B.
Ollmonr. the British Columbia rcpre-
sentntive ol the companv. This cnni-
n.inv wns established In 1144, and
-,,-lls more snw mill machinery In
Western Canada than anv other eom-
nnny In thc Dominion.
The children of t-he Methodist
church were the guests ol Rev. R,
'Indies Wednesday alternoon. The
entertainment was !n Iho f.irm of a
lawn nnrtv, and about a hundred if
the little ones, rancing Iron* bIx
months to ten vears of aie, accented
Ce nnstor's kind Invitation. Miss
Winnie Farrant was chosen queen,
but being somewhat sbv ol so  great
n honor, resigned in favor ot Miss
Vera Bradwyn. The tithe was passed verv nleasantly with crames and
refreshments, and all on-sent claimed
tn bave had the time ot their lives.
The annual general meeting of the
shareholders ol the Kootenav Central
Railwav Company will he held at thc
head office. Cranbrook, B. 0„ at 10
a.m., Monday, 20th September, for
the election of directors and for the
rnnsactlnn of other general business.
W. A. Macdonald,
Dated   at Cranbrook, B.C., August
1st. 1909. M-4t
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Wholesale Wine Merchant
No family order too small anil no wholesale order too big to recoive
prompt and cartful attention,
Armstrong Ave. ?TebS? ill
Seasonable Goods
at reasonable prices
WINE  85c.
2 for  25c.
pints   50c.
We arc still selling ROYAL
CROWN SOAP, 140 bar boxel
BABY'S OWN SOAP, 3 cakes to
box  85c.
DAIRY BUTTER, in bricka,
32(0.;  in   tubs,   23c.   and 25c. Ih.
CRANBROOK,      •      •      B.C.
Wc have just received two consignments ot China. One English
anil   thc   other   French manu actnre.
Tho MMOGES is all tastefully
band-painted and consists of:
Cmn'oliite t-ets He ty Kuwls. Bui Boo
IHshef, etc. Royal Crown DjibyTta
and Cul'feu Cups and Saucers. Piute**,
Sugar and Cream Hets. Koyal Worcester Tea and Coffee Cups and Saucers,
Plates, and Higar and Cream Sets.
Copehuid Tm and Coffee Cups and
Faui-ers with Plates to mutch, white
with deep blue band
Fall Fashions
In Boots for Ladies, Misses and
Clilldren aro beginning to arrive and
we still want space, so contlnuo to
oiler our Summer Shoes at very low
$3.50 OXFORDS for	
$4.00 OXFORDS for 	
$4.50 OXFORDS for ... .
$3.50 OXFORDS tor 	
lor   $1.15, $1.25, and $1.75
On   Saturday   wc   will sell mens
$5.00, $5.50 and $0.00 boots tor $3.75.
All tho   above quotations are   for
a. i. wiUR, Fresiiut | Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000
alwutoib upu>, G.n.r«i Kuipr | Reserve Fund, -  6,000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in the United Slates and England
COUNTRY BUSINESS ■^^J*Tfc*tort*n,Trf
others for the transaction of th.ir
banking business.    Sales notes will be cashed or taken for collection.
BANKING BY MAIL *■■«■•"■■« »•■>>■ ■■*-■ °pe<"--J >>y m.u .nd
onnninu di nihil   moilie, depoWd oUiUidiiwa b thii
way with equal facility. m
R. T. Brymner, flanager Cranbrook Branch
will give you much greater pleaHllre to yourself anil others
if you tako a Souvenir of Cranttruok away with you.   We
have Ideal tlilts aud solicit an inspection.
BBI.T   PINS    -
to S3JO
to $400
to $4.00
to $3.00
C. P. R. Watch Inspectors
to take off about 10,000,000 feet of logs at Canal
Flats, Eaat Kootena; No swamping needed; all
timber situated on the bank of tbe Kootenay River,
and none being farther away than one mile,
For further particulars apply to
flanager Kootenay Valleys Co., Nelson, B.C.
Incorporate,! IN,;t,
Hsad Office: Montreal, Quebec
CAPITAL PAID UP - - $ 4,700,000
RESERVE .... 5,400,000
TOTAL ASSETS   -     -      -     55,000,000
II. I. HOLT, President
E. L. PEASE, General Manager
Accounts of Firms, Corporations and Individuals
Out-of-town business receives every attention.
SWINGS DEPARTMENT.-Deposits of 81.00 nnd
upwards received and interest allowed nt current rate.
No formality or delay in withdrawing.
A General Banking business transacted.
Cranbrook Branch: W. A. SCHWARTZ, Mgr.
If there is anything new in tlie line of nOVOlttiea you run
.i-M'i in! upon it that yon will liml it at Health1 a Atchison's
IV tig Store. Have you seen tlieir new perfumes? The
(lowers Irom which tbe perfume is distilled Bro right in the
bottle, If yon have inner seen anything of the kind, step in
the store mul ask anyone there to show it to you. You will
be delighted wiib (benight.
As to Drugs -you know the reputation.
No substitution and everything the best.
Phone 2J0 P. 0. Bos 111
j; The Cranbrook Agency Co.
Real Estate, Insurance, and Employment Agents
Hue our list of Dwellings For Halo before buying,
List your Property willi us for Quick Sale,
For an Cp-to ilnto Contract in Life Appurniico
Ask to see the MONARCH   LIFE POLICY
Just recoived, a mixed onr of J1J1AN, SHOUTS,
I   WHEAT AND OATS.   Prices right.
ACT, 1908.
1909 K. No. 088
thai a    petition   1 fi    continuing
resolution reducing mc capital ui ui
uuove named  Company from --.
10 £it>,ujo uy   iciuiitiiiti in cash    tu
uie   bottlers   uf    tlw     -i.li'J   issueti
snares paid   up capital to iue exu.ii*
ui .'-.< pur b-liuie, uciug capital m ex-
cuss  Ul    UlO     WUUtS   Ul   llm  CUIllpull*
wus uii tlte -Mu day of July, luun
presemod   tu   tils   Majesty -   .*.&**
1 uuil  ul Justice, und is OOW ,R'liu
unit tbat the i.iM ul Creditors ut tne
Luiupuny is to he made out us lui
the uiu duy uf October, luun.
Auy peibon who claims to be u
Creeitot of the above named Company 111 usl, on or before ihe saiu
Uiu duy ul October, r.ui-i, benii iu in
name uud address und Uie particulars
of in;, claim uud the name and
dross u( lus Solicitor ut nnyi to
Arnold- James Trinder, Esquire,
16(1 Leadciihall Street, in the Cily. ul
Loiiduu, England, a member uf the
undersigned lirm ul Trinder, tuproii
«v Co., of tbu sume place, tlie Solicitors fur the above named Company,
or in default thereof lie will Uc
precluded from objecting to the proposed reduction of capital.
Dated  this   tith   dav    of   August,
Trinder, Capron  & Co,
1-jfi Leadciihall Street, London, .England,
Solicitors for the said Company.
G. T. Rogers ami wife returned
from tbe coast last Friday.
Mrs. S. O. Watson, of Sirdar, spent!
Monday and Tuesday in tbe city.
There are quite a number ol serious
timber fires about tbe country at
this time and considerable damage
is being done.
It. McNabb visited High Kiver thc
past week and says tbat the crop
prospects in that part of thc country
are simply wonderful.
WANTED—A girl for general housework. Apply Mrs. Peter Lund, Wardner, B. C. 21-2t
F. Ritchie, representing E. A.
Morris, Vancouver, was at tbe Cranbrook Saturday,
M. A. Macdonald returned this
week from bis trip to eastern points
and is back in harness again in
the law office.
F. J. Smyth, of tbe Moyie Leader,
wus in the city this week nnd he
looks es prosperous and smiling as
What this district needs at the
present time is a rain that will
drench thc ground from Sirdar to
Crows Nest.
The traflic on the Crow these days
is increasing at a rate that is
most gratifying to the C.P.R. and
the men employed.
position us chamber maid or
seamstress; goud references; state
wages. Address E. A. Atcheson,
Lethbridge, Alberta.     Box 300. 20-31
Mrs. O. Neilson and family and
Miss O. Wade returned Saturday fromy
two months visit with friends in
Montague, P.E.I, and Moucton, N.B,
Dr. Connolly left on Wednesday for
Seattle and coast points. The doctor expects to be gone for n fortnight.
The old reliable "Koutenay" range
With new dress, very neat "and always reliable. Thc best range value
the market. To be had only at
I'atmore Bros.
The many friends of Mrs. O. Tannhauser, who recently underwent an
operation for appendicitis, will be
pleased to learn that she is making
a rapid recovery.
Aliss Eva Oreen, of Spokane, WaBh.,.
is llu' guest of Mrs. F. E. Simpson.
Miss Green is gathering data for a
series of magazine and newspaper
articles regarding the historical conditions uf East Kootenay.
HOYS SHOES-Hill Si Oo. have
the heavy school shoes whieh you will|
require next week. On Saturday
they will sell boy's shoes for $1.75,
regularly sold for $2.50. For $1.25
a shoe regularly sold for $1.75.
P. DeVere Hunt and family returned this week trom their eastern trip.
Mr. Hunt was in New York City
for some time in conference wHh the
insurance company that -lie represents.
Dr. Hut ledge, president of the Fair
association, nnd D. B. Dulmage,
member of the committee, 'have been
busy tbe past week arranging the
details for the prize lists for the
Kail Fair, and have been very successful in  their work.
W. ('. Marchaut, Inspector of Customs for British Columbia, has been
in town the past week and finds the
ollice of Harry White, the local official, in ttie very best of condition.
WANTED—To buy, one hundred
and fifty cords best tamarac and
fir cord wood; state price F.O.B.
Cranbrook. Apply to E. Foret,
Francis, Sask. 19-4t
Wc arc still to tbe front with the
best values in children's go carta ot
all descriptions, some lines we are
clearing at cost. Come and see the
"Wagner" and the "Fulton" folding
carts. These are absolutely the
best on the market.—Patmore Bros.
Tlte friends of Mr. G. Gctnmill, formerly prescription clerk with the
Cranbrook Drug & Book company,
will be pleased to learn that he has
opened up in business for himself ln
Merritt, B.C. The Herald wishes
Mr. Gcmmill every success in his new
Messrs. J. McDougall and W. H.
(iivi-ns, of London, Ont., spent a tew
hours in this city with David Elmer
of David Harum cigar fame. They
were very much Impressed with East
Kootenay and its possibilities and
gave Mr. Elmer orders to secure
■ami for them and also purchased
considerable Aurora mining stock, tor
which Mr. Elmer la agent.
I Don't Care
if you are a railroad president or
a travelling salesman.
I Don't Care
If   you   are   a    Presbyterian
preacher or a porter.
I Don't Care
if you are playing in lhe National
League or ihe Kpworth League;
you need a smile iu your businesi
for wliut in*** \
Ender's Safety Razor
and you will weur a
Smile that won't come off
Hardware   Cranbrook, B. C.
Fergusson &
rhoiio 210
Miss Mabel Wellman
Pin:»i ud Teacher
Certiflcalod pupil (if
Uubrvill,, Mullet ol Wi-jiii*,i*g
ll„„„* 1*J."
I'.O. Bos V.
Three ol our local followers ol
isaak Walton wenl a-lisbing on Sunnily ami report a large catoli, but unfortunately wliile fouling tlw St.
Mary's river, the water overflowed
then* buggy uml as a matter ol
course tbe basket and* catch, floated
serenely down stream and they returned empty handed.
.Manager Urymuer, of tbe Canadian
Bank ol Commerce, bas just received
two magnificent medals, one ol
bronze, ior the best ba-E cattle, and
one ot silver, Ior the best milch
cow on cxbibition at the lair in
Cranbrook this fall. Tbe bank Is
doing all they can to promote tin*
best interests of this lair and are
entitled to credit lor the activity
tbey are displaying.
Hill *& Co., thc acknowledged leaders in men's aud boy's clothing, bave
decided this week to reduce tbeir
stock of boys' clothing, and will put
on sale Saturday and Monday in theit1,
men's department Iti boys' and
youths suits at prices which must
convince. Imagine a boy's suit lor
$2.!iii, regularly sold at UM; a
youths suit lor $3.21), regularly sold
at (6.00.
Messrs. H. D. Fink, ol Spokane,
Wash., latber ol Mayor Fink, ol this
city, arrived in the city on Monday
and joined a party composed ol Mayor;
Fink, W. Burton, James Henderson
and VV. A. Rollins, for a fishing trip
to Old Man river. Thc party will
be gone lor a week, and as they are
fishing on the best grounds In Western Canada, their luck will no doubt
be the best.
FOK SALK—452 acres ol land 2
miles Irom Cranbrook, half level and
very easy to clear. Plenty ot -water.
Price (3,500 cash. No agents need
apply. Address Box III, Cranbrook, B. 0, 23
. J. Atherton, lormerly editor ol
the Crcston Review, the paper that
he established about a year ago and
just sold out, was in Cranbrook on
Tuesday. Mr. Atherton does not
know what he will do as yet, but
he will land all right us he is one ol
tlw brightest newspaper men in
Western Canada, and his departure
will be a loss to this part ol the
People who arc interested in Iruit
lands ln this part ot the country
should read the advertisement ol D.
B. Dulmage in this issue ol the
Herald. Mr. Dulmage is in poor
health and It is necessary tor him
to -go away lor medical treatment.
He proposes to sell his land ln
five acre tracts at auction and also
his household turniture. This is going to be a great opportunity lor
peopie to get in on the ground j
door tor something good. The. land
Is all right and the household *goods
will prove bargains to anyone wanting anything In this line.
LOST — Ladies gold watch, open
face with black ribbon lob attached.
The Under will please leave at Herald office, where they will be rewarded. 30-tt
IL O. and C. B. Oarrctt returned
on Tuesday trom Calcary, Alta*.,
where they have been taking part ln
thc tennis tournament for the championships ol Alherta. II. O. Garrett
again won the singles championship
ot the province and holds tbo fine
challenge cup tor another year. Me
tai only  to win lt next year      to
They have the Goods, and have them at the right prices.
If   you   are   in   want   of   a   Carpet
Pay their Carpet Saloon a visit and inspect the stock, you will be convinced they are
doiug the business right.
Bedroom Wool Rugs
Knnatu Mnko
At $7.50 we can (jive you a nice !l feet x 0 feet
Wool Rug.    In a variety of colorings.
Algoma Bedroom Rugs
Size 9 feet by 9 feet        - - . $10.50
8ize 9 feet by 10 feet 0 in. - - 12.50
Size 9 feet by 12 feet      - . . 14.110
Size 10 feet 6 iu. by 12 feet - . 17.50
Tapestry Rugs
A few special numbers to be cleared out
at $10.00 each
Size 8 yards by .'ij yards.
Seamless Tapestry Rugs
Tlie colorings and designs ar>- what you
would expect to see in a Wilton Rug.
Size 9 feet by 12 feet - priee $20.00
Suitable for Parlors or Dining Booms.
Brussel Carpets at Eastern Prices
Our stock is large and complete,
colorings nml  designs   rich and
subdued.  No bright, chefip
looking designs in the lot,
Size 9 feet by 10 fcl li in .nl       -       S1-..VI
Size 9 feet by 1:! feet, at -        2i.r0
Size 11 feet 8 iu. by 12 feet, at    -        2S.0(i
Wilton   Ktiss
For Parlors. Dining  Rooms, Ku*
Don't Suffer
Life's too short
It's thp hardest job in the world
to wear a emllf tllew tin?*, but no
one can eroa* Hulor Mr.-ft nnd
look   happy aft«r   tbe   ordi-itl.
lt li alwajH our aim to pleniw
(Miriru-Htomcm in ever; wa; possible, and we wixh to eave everyone the pain of crowing main
street until the wiow com**, and
Hi-Toriliiigl.v will deliver apygoodn
to any part of the city—whet her
it be ft packet of tacks or a
Moffat Stove-or should yon And
it absolutely necissar> to come
to our store we will send tbe
horse and Luggy and drive you
down. This is the only way we
cun do any business while tbe
Improvements are in
and we trust our castomere will
fully appreciate our efforts to
alleviate their Bufferings.
make it   bis own property. The
brothers reached the final ot the
doubles championship, but beine rather oil form were then defeated, alter
a hard game and lost the title and
the cup. They intend to regain the
honor next season.
Married—On Saturday, August 14,
at thc Methodist parsonage, Miss
Olga .lames and Mr. James Baker,
ltev. Hughes officiating. Miss .James
has been with the Wentworth hotel
(or the past lew months and was a
favorite with all who knew ber.
Mr. Maker was well known here and
had a host ot Iriends. The newly
married pair lelt on the Flyer Ior
Spokane, where they will make their
home Ior tbe tuture.
A lew cars ot    Al Timothy   and
good teed oats.    A mixed car order
ot  hay,   oats, bran,   Ogilvie's flour,
etc., supplied it desired.
P.O. Boz 111.    '   Lethbridge, Alta
One ot tiie   hardest things in   thc
work! to do U wtkttf.
•i miles from Fort Steele. 1)1 miles irom Cranbrook
200 acres level prairie
too Acres under cultivation  and   'rrisated
Balance can be irrigated by extending ditch, water will i,.',l* w
plow, no stones, no itumds, an,l good wnu*,. Frame bouse
1,1x24,   stable   lor   14   horse*,,  cattle   slieds   ami   conals.
Price   $5000,   Half  Cash
'J miles from Cranbrook, 7 miles fiom Fort Steele
200 acres level aud easily cleared
Balance somewhat rolling, 40 acres cleared and wider cultivation, large creek runs througb farm : this 40
balance can be irrigated from the same ditch
and has good log building*.
Pries *25 per aere, half eash balance to suit at 8 percent
i.i and
Panly fenced
Fred A. Russell CD, Co.
Office: Opposite Royal Hotel. Cranbrouk, tl. C.
p. o. box 144
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Whether your ta-ste in Watch Chains inclines :.:<■--
or quiet el'egenceoi style, we can show yon one that will
please you almost as though the design waa made to yuur
but exactly as geod for practical use af all gold.
We handle the very best moderate priced chains that
are made* Lay aside that shabby chain and let'i :.x
you up with a new one.
Jeweler and
Graduate  Optician     4
Two-Storied Residence
on Norbury Avenue—5 rooms—watei ar.'! elect rii light
ONLY    $1400
Property in first rlass condition aii'l worth more, bul
owner needs the money at once and in prepared to
sacrifice the property.
CRANBROOK,        - - B. C.
Agent lor thc
Riverside Nurseries
Grand Forks, B.C.
will be in t„.vn n week, before
he goes to Golden, from
wliich point he will return to
Cranbrook. Anyone desiring
to have Nursery Stock of nny
kind can address a letter to
the Uoyul Hotel.
bull nmm
Does Not
Get Dull
A NEW ONE II it does
Your .shadow is always behind you
when vou face tho sun. Your
troubles will he behind you if you
turn your   face to   the future. THE  UJiASllKOOJt   H.JtttAl.0
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Whole Wheat Flour I
7 lbs. for 25 cents, |
Breakfast Food      I
7 lbs. for 25 cents, Al quality     X
These    prices    are    away    lower
ordinary, and von cannot ecmal th
e offer
anywhere in town.        For cash
mil v.
Cranbrook Trading Co. |
Phone il.,j LIMITBD P.O. Box A- ♦
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I The Cosmopolitan Iii
When in doubt go to tlio Cos.,
where you  enn   got the best of   , „
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If you stop here once
you will look lor
the 'bus when you
visit Calgary again.
Proprietor  ♦
1 Canadian Hotel 1
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£■3 One of the pioneer hotels of Cran- Jjg
\fl brook.   Warm rooms, good meals M
ii and a bar stocked with the best ii
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1 Joseph Brault,  Proprietor!
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X     New and Strictly First-Clnss Telephone 208B     *
*      Americau Plnn, $2.50 per day up
Chas. Habtnet, Proprietor.
Cor. Seymour und Cordova Sts,   •, DC*
i>i>iiusteo. p. it. station      Vancouver, D. -v.
New Management
Improved in Every Way
Cranbrook,   B. C.
Our Motto : " The best is Nono Too Good."
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Manitoba Hotel
Headquarters for
The Manitoba ia centrally located and lue, one ol tlie lieHttliningrooins
in the city.   The l,ar is supplied with the beat of Liquors and Citfare
Are your leet hot,
sore and blistered?
If so, try Zam Buk.
As soon as
Zam-Buk is applied
it cools and soothes .
injured smort>mg
skin and tissue.
Its rich, refined
herbal   essences
penetrate the skin;
i its antiseptic pro- t
1 perlies prevent oil \
I dangeroffestering '\
ci- inflammation
fto.li cuts or sores;
and its  healing   csst-nc. s
build up n.w healthy tissue.
For stings, sunburn, cuts,
burns, bruises, etc.- just as
effective. <
Mothers find It invaluable for
baby's sorest
A'.t lirujM* Md fSIOim—Wft 1"J-C.
(Continued from pai;c throe.)
tlif site ot the old Park-Mitchell
sawmill, but volunteers from the
town and Uie Portu Rico Lumber
company soon had it under control.
The blanch of the Imperial Bank-of
Canada in Moylo is doing its full
share ol business, and even above
lbe amount that was expected. C.
W. Reade, the accountant in charge,
and -lames McDougall, his assistant
are kept busy, and It may be necessary to add lo tlie start It is now
evident llie bank made no mistake in
locating in Moyie.
Chas. Stagg has become a heavy
investor iu Moyie real estate, and is
put ting up four substantial cottages
on Tavistock street. Two of them
are 20x24 and the other two aro
20x22. All are hard finished, and
lilted with electric lights and water.
Rohert Walker is putting up a neat
residence on the lot which he purchased recently from Mrs. Porter.
II. A. Rotramel, proprietor of lhe
Commercial restaurant, opened his
place for business this morning. He
1ms his place very nicely fitted up,
and is well prepared to eater to thc
public. lie will serve regular
meals and will make a specialty of
short orders.
Dr. n. Asselstinc returned Wednesday from Vancouver with his
bride. On August 3rd he was
married to Miss Beulati S. Penney,
a resident nf that city, at St
Andrew's ehureh, Rev. C. Wilson of-
delating. They have taken up their
residence in the Armstrong cottage
Queen's avenue
The tunnel on the Society Girl
mine is in 700 feet, nnd the work
is progressing very favorably. At
noo feet it is expected the ore body
will be tapped. A town office for the
eompany is soon to be erected on the
loi on Victoria street, near Roberts
& Messinger's store.
Several good specimens of St. Eugene silver-lead ore were today shipped in Toronto for the exhibition,
whieh opens in
that city on August
This week a
put through in
most desirable
voiced.      E. 0
Jewell have become
lot    20,   block   1
real   estate deal was
which one of     thc
lots in town was in-
Gwynne   and    Wm,
the    owners of
thc southwest
corner ot Victoria street and Queen's
nne, and adjoins R. Campbell's
store property. It was brought
from A. W. Uleasdcll, of Fernie, who
acquired it from thc townsite com
pany fully ten years ago. It is
perhaps the most desirable vacant
corner in Moyie.
The fete of swimming Movie lake
this year was accomplished bv
Harry Holtomley and Bert Roulins
last Sunday.
Medicine    Hat,     Aug.   u.—While
limber wolves are notoriously rapacious, ihey ate just as notoriously
-shy, and although the ranchers
stale that their depredations this
year have been very costly, arguing
an increase in numbers, still comparatively few of them have been
taken,    (in Thursday    of last week,
however, Kdnmnd McKay and A. L.
Fitch   jumped    upon      a big fellow
working nn Addison K. Walker's
ranch, ite I ween the Twelve and Thirty Mile Sand Hills, some ninety
mill's northeast of the Hat. Thev
had no weapons, but nothing daunted, went afler the quarry with their
ropes. Afler about four miles hard
riding they were able to get within roping distance ot the wolf and
McKay being an expert, made an
effort In ropo the brute, while
Fitch circled round him, holding him
at bay. After several trials, in
whieh the wolf was always able to
go clear through the loop, McKay
got bim by both front feet and
started nver the prairie with him.
Fitch soon had his rope over thc
animal's head and short work wns
then made of him.
Messrs. McKay and Fitch have
every mom lo feel proud of their
feat and ns this particular wolf has
heen a source ot great trouble
amongst, the calves and colts tor
.some time, the ranchers will heartily
approve the service done.
As wolves are very wary, it ls
next to impossible to trap or poison
ihem, and the only wny to get after
them   seems    to ho hy taking    the
ubs in the spring or by roping. The
number of riders who can claim
the credit of roping a wolf in this
istrlct can be counted on tbe finnis of one hand and even then there
would be a linger or two to spare,
thc feat of McKay and Fitch
will he the topic of conversation in
the earn camps tor many a day to
as cro
In   tlu
ir husibess as
I liev
are tn
polities thev \\
laud ii
tAKE NOTICK that I, Frederick
Kiiminer, of Cranbrook, H. C,, occupation, Haker, intend to apply fur
porniission to purchase tbe following
(lescribed lands:
Commenciug at a post planteil at
the S.E. corner of -lohn Fluhrer's application lo put chase, thence west
50 chains, more or less, Ihenee south
,r>0 ehains, more or less, thenee east
'ib chains, mote or less, tbenee uorth
50 chains, bounding on the Kootenay
river, to the plaee o[ commencement,
containing 200 acres, more or less.
Frederick Kummcr.
Dated August Hth, 100!).        22-Ot*
lliggins intends to apply for permission to purchase the following
deseribed lands:
Commenciug at a post planted on
the Kootenay river, on the northern
boundary of Lot 338, thence west 80
chains, more or less, thence 40 chains
nurlh, thence 40 chains east, thence
to ehains north, tlience 20 chains east)
to thu Kootenay river, thence following the Kootcuay river to the
point of commencement, containing
100 acres, more or less.
B. W. S. Hlgglns.
Dated at Cranbrook June 16th,
MOD. 17-9t
Couzens, ot Marysville, B. 0., occupation, Manager, intend to apply for
permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted on
the north-east corner ot pre-emption
No.* 1082, thenco east 40 chains
more or less, thence south to thc St.
Marys Hivcr, thence west to Hans
Lunds pre-emption, thenco north to
point of commencement.
Albert Lewis Couzens.
Dated July 28th, 1909. 21-9t
that I, J. K. Robinson, ol Nelson
B. C, will apply to the Hon. Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works
for a license to prospect tor coal
and petroleum on the lollowing
described land, situated in South
Commencing at a post planted on
the south-east corner of Lot 11820
thence north eighty chains, thenee
east eighty        chains,       thence
south eighty chains, thence west
eighty ehains to place of commencement.
J. K, Robinson, Locator
J. H. P. Drewett, Agent.
Dated this 10th day of Julv   '   '
1909. '   19-6t
Lhat au application will   be made under   Part     V. of   the "Water     Act,
1000," lo obtain a license     in    the
Craubrook    Division of   South East
Kootenay District.
t,u).   The   name   address and occupation uf the applicant: The King
Lumber Mills, Ltd.
lb).   The name of    the lake, stream
ur source: A creek running  over
Lot No. 5801.
(c).  Tlie   point oi   diversion: At
'   spring in said Creek, about two
hundred   yards,   more    or lesB,
from   the south-west corner    of
Angus Morrison's land.
(dj.   The quantity of     water applied
for: One cubic foot per second
(e).   The character   of the   proposed
works: Pipe, ditch and Humes,
(f).   The    premises   on   which     the
water is   to be used: That part
of   Lot    5801 belonging to applicant.
Ig).   The   purposes    for which    the
water is to be used: Industrial.
lj).   Area of Crown land intended to
be    occupied   by the   proposed
works: None,
(k).   This notice was posted on  the
31st day of July, 1009, and application   will be made to  the
Commissioner on the Oth day of
September, 1909.
(1).   Give   the   names and addresses
of any riparian proprietors    or
licensees who or   whose    lands
are likely to be affected  by the
proposed works, cither above or
below  the outlet: Angus Morrison.
The King Lumber Mills, Ltd.
20-lt Cranhrook, B.C.
that   an   application   will    he made
under Part   V. of    the "Water Act,
1009,"     to obtain  a   license in tbe
Cranhrook Water District.
(a).  The   name, address and occupation of   the  applicant: Geo. T,
Carr,   Gus   Theis, and William
D.   Ilaynic,   Cranbrook, B. C
miners, Free Miners' Certificates
Nos. 1124301, B0458, B21302.
(li).   The name of the lake, stream or
source:   Manchester     Creek,   a
tributary ot Perry Creek.
(c).   The   point ot   diversion:   Two
miles from Perry Creek.
id.)  The   quantity of   water applied
for: Six cubic leet per second,
te). The character of the proposed
works: Dam, ditches, pipe and
f). The premises on 'Which the water
is to be used: Columbia, Grey
Kagle, Straton, Black Tail and
Momcstnke mineral claims.
'). The purposes tor which thc
water is to be used: For mining purposes.
(I). if the water is to be used for
power or mining purposes describe the place where the water
is to be returned to some
natural channel, and thc diftcr-
nicc in altitude hetween point of
diversion and point of return:
To Perry Creek at or near the
mouth of Manchester Creek.
Difference in altitude about six
hundred feet.
Area of Crown land intended to
he occupied by the proposed
works: None.
This notice was posted on the
7th day of August, 1909, and
application will be made to tho
Commissioner on the thirteenth
dav of September, 1909, at two
o'clock in   thc afternoon,
We, the Robiiisun-McKenzie Lumber
Co., Ltd., intend lu apply lur permis-
siun lu purchase live acres of luud,
uiu re ur less, hounded us tulluws:
Commencing at a pust set at the
northwest curuer uf Lot 3558, thence
north uhuul 21 chuius to the soutli-
.1 corner ut Lut 35, theucu easterly along lhc sunih buundary ol suid
Lot 35 tu thu puiut where thu convergence meets thu nurtheast curner
of Lot 3558, theucu West alung the
north boundary ol said Lot 81158, to
Uie place of commencement.
Robinsuu-AleKen/.iu Lumber Co., Ltd.
J, W. Hobinsun, President.
Dated July 12, 1009. 17-0t
TAKE NOTICE that I, Beverly
Arthur Carter, occupation, Lumberman, of Cranbrook, B. C, intend to
apply fur permission to purchase thu
following described land, situated iu
craubrook Land District, District ol
South East Kootcuay:
Commencing at a post planted   at
tlie    southwest   corner   of Lot No.
!ili00, thenco    west   fifty point fifty'
two   (50.52)   chains,    thence    soutb
forty (40) chains, thence west   nine
point titty-seven (0.57) chains, thencu
north   filty-seven    point   forty-eight
(57,18) ehains, thence east sixty point
nine (tiO.O) chains, thence south seventeen     point    forty-eight    (17.4.
chaius    to the    point ot commencement,    containing one hundred   and
sixty (ItiO) acres, more or less.
Beverley Arthur Carter
George Hungerford, Locator.
Staked this eighth day ot July,
1909. 17-flt
TAKE NOTICE that we, Paul
Handley and Daniel Howe, of Marysville, ti. C, occupations Hotel Keeper aud Rancher, respectively, intend
to apply tor permission to purchase
llie following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted
llie southwest corner of the Lane
purchase, running forty chaius west
on the river bank, thence forty
chains north from river, thence forty
ehains east to Lane purchase, thence
forty chains south to place of commencement, containing one hundred
and sixty acres, more or less.
Paul Handley,
Daniel Howe.
Dated June llth, 1909. 17-9t
that I, Maurice tjuain, of Cranbrook,
B. C., Electrician, sixty days after
date intend to apply to tho Chief
Commissioner ot Lands and Wurks,
Victoria, B. C, for permission to
purchase the following described land,
Commencing at a post plauted ou
the south side of the Upper Moyie
wagon road, about 20 chains west
from the bridge crossing Nigger
Creek on said wagon road, thence
runuing 20 chains north, thence 40
chains cast, thence 20 chains south,
thence 40 chains west to thc point ot
commencement, containing 80 acres,
more or less.
Maurice Quain,
Dated May 26th, 1909. ll-9t
TAKE NOTICE that I, John
Fluhrer, of Trail, B. C, occupation,
Brewer, intend to apply for permission to purchase thc following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted at
the southeast corner of Lot 7684,
thence west 40 chains, thence south
80 chains, thence east 40 chains,
thenco north 80 chains, bounding on
the Kootenay river to the point ot
commencement, containing 320 acres,
more or less.
John Fluhrer.
Dated August 10th, 1909.      21-9t»
TAKE NOTICE that I, I>avid
Johnston, occupation, Medical
Practitioner, of Regina,
Sask., intend to apply for a license
to prospect tor coal and petroleum
over the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted
abuut three miles in an easterly direct ion from tbe 34 mile post on the
west boundary ut lot 4593, Kootenay
District, thence north 80 chains,
tlience east HO cbains, thence south
80 chains, thence west 80 chains, to
tbe point of commencement,
Dnvid Johnston.
Daled  llth July, 1909. 22-fit
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc
TAKE NOTICE that Alexander
Skene, of Kegina, Sask., occupation,
Funnel, intends to apply for a license
lo prospect tor eoal ami petroleum
over the following described lauds:
Commencing at a post planted
about threo miles iu an easterly direction from tlie 31 mile post on tho
west boundary ot Lot 4593, Kooteiiuy
District, llieuce 80 chains south,
thence 80 chains west, thence 80
eliains north, thenee 80 chains east,
to the point of commencement.
Alexander Skeno.
Dated 14th July, 1900. 22-6t
TAKE NOTICE that Evan Powell,
of Kegina, Sask., occupation, Clerk,
intends to apply for a license lo
prospect for coal and petroleum over
the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted
about three miles in an easterly direction from thu 31 mile post on the
west boundary ot Lot 4593, Kootenay District; thence south 80 chains,
thenee east 80 chains, thenco north
80 ehains, thenco west 80 chains, to
thc point of commencement.
Evan Powell.
Dated Mth July, 1909. 22-fit
TAKE NOTICE that Maggie Johnston, of Victoria, B. C, occupation,
Married Woman, intends to apply for
a license lo prospect for coal and
petroleum over Iho following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted
at a point five miles in an easterly
direction ami about ono half mile
south from the 31 mile post on the
west boundary of Lot 4503, Kootenay District, thenee south 80 chains,
thence west 80 chains, Ihence north
80 chains, thenee east 80 chains to
the point of commencement.
Maggie Johnston,
Dated llth July, 1009. 22-6t
TAKE NOTICE that Annie Johu-
stuu, of Victoria, B. C, occupation,
Spinster, intends to apply tor a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over thu following described
Cummencing at a post' planted
at a point about live miles in
easterly direction and about one half
mile south from the 34 mile post
on the west boundary of Lot 4593
Kootcuay District, thence south 80
chains, thenco cast 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, to the point of commencement.
Annie Johnston.
Dated Mth July, 1909. 22-6t
TAKE NOTICE that I, Edward
Carey McKinstry, occupation, Liveryman, intend to apply (or permission
to purchase tho following land, situate in tlie Cranbrook Land District ol
South East Kootenay:
Commencing at a post planted 20
chains distant and in a southerly
direction from tbe northeast comer
pust nf Lot 7800, thenee running
north 80 chains, thenco east 20
chains, thenco south 80 chains,
thenee west 20 chains to tbo point ol
commencement, containing UIO acres,
more or less.
Edward Carey McKlnstry.
Staked this 8th day ot June,
1909. u-9t
TAKE NOTICE that Peter Donald, ot Regina, Sask., occupation,
Farmer, intends to apply lor a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following descrihed
Commencing at a post planted at
a point about five miles in an eas
lerly direction and about one-half
mile south from tho 34 mile post on
thu west boundary of Lot 4593; Kootenay District, thence north 80
chains, thence west 80 chains,
theuce south 80 chains, thence east
80 chaius to the point of commencement.
Peter Donald.
Dated llth July, 1009. 22-«t
TAKE NOTICE that we, Irving
Heward Cameron Willson, Robert
Stanley Chapman and James Martin,
C.P.R. Agent and Bookkeepers, ot
Cranbrook, B. C, intend to apph
for permission to purchase the
lowing described land:
Commencing at a post planted fifteen chains east    ot
corner    of  Lot 1*422
TAKE NOTICE that William T.
Mooney, of Regina, Susk., occupation.
Funnel, intends to apply tor a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over thu following described
Commencing'at a post planted at a
pnint abuut live miles in an
easterly direction and about one-hall
mile soulh from thu 31 mile pust
nu the west boundary ot l.ot 4503,
Knoteiiay District, thence uorth 80
chains, (hence east 80 chains, tbenee
south 80 chains, thenee west 80
chains to the puint ol commencement.
William T. Mooney,
Dated llth July, 1S00. 23-tit
take   Notice   mat    wiibctt
Skene, ol Regina, Sask., occupation,
Farmer,   intends  to apply tor a   lithe' southwest eense   to   prospect    lor     coal   and
thence   fifty petroleum over the lollowlng dcsorlb-
chains cast, thence'  lorty-one chains cd lands:
south, more or less, thence fifty Commencing at a post planted
chains west, thence lorty-one chains aliout three miles In an easterly dt-
Olvo the names anil addresses ot!north, more or less, to place ol com- n-cllon Irom tho 34 mile post on* the
any riparian proprietors or 11- mencement, containing two hundred west boundary ol Lot 4593, Koote-
i-i'iisees who or whose lands are and live acres, more or lew. nay District, thence north 80 chains,
likely    to   be altectal by    thel        Irving Heward Cameron Willson tlience   west 80 ohains, thence south
proposed works, cither ahove or Itoht. Stanley Chapman "0 chains, thence   east 80 chains,  to I
l„*l,nv tho outlet! None. .lames Martin. the point ol commencement.
Geo. T. Carr, Robert Stanley Chapman, Agent Wilbert Skene.   I „_„.„_
Agent tor the Applicants. I   Dated July IMh, 1909. IMt    Dated Hth July, UN. amt OFFICE
Mrs. li. Bent
P.O. Doi 7si.
Francis E. Corrison
DumlroiiBter Oranbrook tit>' Bnuil,
■Uml rui we it Knox Preubjit-orimiOh.
I.im- it M. Ilih Miijosty'fl Uoyitl Welsh
Teacher of
Violin, Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin and Standard
Lessons in MueU-al Theory
Physicians and Surgeons.
ODIet at Residence, Armstrong Ave,
Forenoons 9.00 to 10.00
Afternoons - - - 2.00 to   4.00
Evenings • • • - 7.10 to   8.80
Sundays ... - 2.30 to   4.30
ORANBROOK :•    II    II    i>    B. O,
• to 12 a.m.
1 to   6 p.m.
7 to   I p.m.
Office In new Reid Block
CRANBROOK         -       -       - B. C,
W. R. Beatty. Funeral Director
Cranbrook B. C. Phone No. 80
Oranbrook and Fort Steele
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:?.,°nBo0^8 Cranbrook, B.C.
B.  C.   and Surveyor
CRANBROOK    -     B. C.
F. C. Swannoll, I). I.. R., II C. I.. S.
A. I. Robertson, II. tl. I,. 8.
Dominion mid llritinliCnlmiihin
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Old Shoes Made New.
All Kinds ol Repairing.
Give me a cell     ll     ::
True   Detective   Stories.
By A. L.  Drummond. Formerly Chief
of the U.  S   Secret Service,
Mr. Drummond (witb mustache) and Dyer.
(Copyrlnlit, 1009, lij A, I., Driimmonil uml A. h. Uoimoit.)
OX Sunday, April IB, 1878, under a pecnu tree
on the bunks of tho Ui'il River, oceurretl nn
*'v i'ii I Unit shocked lbe civilized world. Tbo
whites niid blacks who lived In lbe parishes of
I irmn and Rapides, lu Louisiana, bud been on
bud terms since lhe close of the civil war. The adoption or (be fifteenth amendment to the federal constitution made mailers worse. There were more negroes
that! White meu in (11*11111 parish, ami the whiles were
determined the blacks sliould not vote. The blacks,
tilled wiib pride because of their recent enfranchisement, were eager lo exercise their new found powers
ot citizenship. Sometimes they walked miles to the
polls, shuttling uloug the dusty roads swinging clubs
tiuit ihey carried to bent off ugly dogs 01* more ugly
1111 ti. On such occasions it was the custom of the
white population to sltmd guard ut the crossroads, and
when the negroes came along tt conversation something like this ensued:—
"Where you going, SainV"
"I'se going to vote, snh."
"You don't want lo vote. Sam. If you try It tho
white men around the polls will kill you. You better
go buck bome."
Sometimes the negroes saw the force of the nrgu-
' ment and turned buck.   Sometimes tbey didn't.   If
tlicy persisted in their determination to vote   there
was it tight.   And if the negroes fought too desperately tbey were killed.
lu lhe spring or 1S78 there hud been an election to
choose local olllcers, Hy dint of miicli club using and
pistol shooting thc whites of Oraut parish bad converted a black resident Iti I majority into an electoral
minority. The negroes accepted the result sullenly,
lu every cabin there were inuriinirings—lirst low, then
loud. And as the chorus of protest swelled in tbe
biitck quarter a note of dellance, equally strong, arose
ll' tbe sections where dwelt the whites.
Mutters li listened to a Climax, The blacks, bursting with aiigr. armed themselves with clubs and an
occasional gun ami captured tlie court house at Colfax, county seat of Grail! parish. Willi shovel and
line they threw up Intrench men ts four feet high and.
to the umn ber of four hundred, waited lo see what
move tin- whites would uext make.
They had not long to wait. From all tbe country
nroimd the whites gathered on Sunday morning and
surrounded the court house At nine o'clock they
called upon lhe negroes to surrender. The blacks answered witli howls of derision and an occasional shot.
For some reason the whites did not return the lire,
and the rest of the forenoon was spent in fruitless
parleying. But ns twelve o'clock enme the cry was
raised in ilie coil l'l house tliat the building was on lire.
The whites luid selected tlie torch as the easiest
means of forcing their enemy's hand. The negroes
In Ihe face of au emergency lost llieir nerve. The
sight of lire had taken nil thc Bght out of them ami
tbey raised a white dag. Under a like emblem tlie
besiegers sent 11 man hi confer with Ihem, and tht1
negroes were lold that if they would lay down their
nrins ttiey would not lie died upon as they marched
Wilh forked thimes darling trom the windows, ths
negroes quickly accepted the terms, As wasps hurried on liy a mutch emerge from Iheir habitation so
did those frightened negroes uli utile and scuffle to get
through tin* narrow door, nud ns they came oul thn
whiles who stood ou guard guided them to a spot
beneath a pecan tree that stood on Hie bank or tha
Suddenly tliere came from the ranks or the whiles
a crash of musketry. As suddenly Ihere came from
the ranks of the blacks a commingled cry or pain,
Negroes by lbe score fell dead In their tracks. Negroes by lbe score jumiied Into the Hcd Itiver. Some
were shot as Ihey swam. Some were drowned. Some
escaped.   One hundred and twenty-eight met death.
Tho "best people" of the two parishes had done tho
work. Everybody was proud of it. A handsome revolver, suitably engraved, was given to a man named
Weston, wm of the postmaster at Montgomery, for
killing more negroes thnt dny thau did any other
mnn. Weston, In fact, wns one of tbe ringleaders of
tho mob, A mnn named Match, who hud recently
been elected Sheriff of Grant parish, wus itnothei
Immediate); the United States government took
steps to seek out and punish tbe criminals. United
States marshals and detective* were despatched from
New Orleans to the little town of Montgomery,
eighteen miles north of Colfax, on the Hed Itiver,
where lived most of the whites who were understood
to be concerned ln the outrage. Not one of these
Investigators ever set toot ln the town. Some of
them, who went up the river from New Orleans on
boats, got ae far ai the wharf and were turned bnck.
The white* who lived along the river towns in those
days had what they called a "secret telegraph," by
meana of which they were enabled to send word of
tbe departure of a suspected detective from New
Orleans, and within two hours from the sailing of
the boat the people of Montgomery, two hundred
mllee away, bad received the warning,   As nearly
wo went we always found a 1
our side. As soon as I noticed
walked to another pari uf the
frleud could follow ih  i said 1
"We told the people at Mootf
to Alexandra, a little river t.<*
New Orleans.    As soon as Mint
you t" urge me to pi on \-> V-
ruse, and we will have a hot a
finally I will consent t<> go on."
We sat down, the man ennn
argument, during which I PUl
chances ive would take t,. go to
of tlie river, Imt eveAually pe
persuaded 10 go. The man u
gol off at Alexnudrn.
When we reached New "■•:..
District Attorney's office 11 I :
i!n man
sittlug at
t   '
<■ ngnln
arose and
t. and
efore our
■ry wi' were going
here and
ip I want
V   1
1 will re-
guuieut al>
uit it, but
. ami w
■ bad mir
■I  upou
the ^r.'at
eltj ai ill- mouth
■ Dg   :i.i
- if to ba
; wing i#
and we
,- more
nit mea
1 Mont-
lut ar.
,1 slml-
learned that our tusk was to go to Montgomery, get
tbe confidence of some of tbe people, learn the names
of the men who did the killing at Colfax, ascertain
the points to which tbey bad tied, und report the
facts to tbe United States District Attorney.
We were delayed lu New Orleans two weeks awalf-
lug tho return of the general In command of tbe federal troops in the city, from whom I wished to get a
letter of Introduction to the captain in charge of forty
soldiers stationed at' Colfax, to he used in case I should
ever need help. And when we did start the floods
that prevailed made travel slow. I determined to go
to Montgomery, not by way of the river, as so many
hnd tried to do. but by way of Galveston, Texas.
Sometimes the iValn run througb a foot of water and
progress was slow. At such times 1 amused myself
liy shooting alligators from the ear window. I don't
know how many I killed on the trip.
Afier leaving Galveston we decided to stop off nt
Shreveport to net the lay of the land, and 1 got off
tlie train at Marshall. Texns, to buy a Shreveport
newspaper, 1 wonted to look up the hoarding bouse
advertisements to see if 1 could get an idea where we
had better stop. One of ilie Orst advertisements I
saw was that of a Mrs. Weston, who announced thnt
she would provide board and a good room for $T> n
"lt would Iw ixld if this Mrs. Weston were tbe wife
or the mother of the man we are after, wouldn't it?"
said I to Dyer. "Let's go to see ber, anyway, when
we get to Shreveport"
We did bo,   We found her to be a woman about
on tbe boat he told us tf the whereabouts of some
of the fugitives who took part In the Colfax massacre, Including those of Weston and of Sheriff
Hatch. And lie also admitted lie had been in hiding
for a year because of what ho did 011 that day.
When the old stern wheel steamboat reached the
wharf at Montgomery we found all tho best people
lined up on the pier to scrutinize the alighting passengers. Among those with whom I afterward became
cequalnted wus a young Frenchman, who peered anxiously into our faces us we came down tho plank.
And, to tell the truth, anybody would have been justified in peering at us. Wo were a hurd looking pair,
Hut nobody molested us and wc wenl straight to the
post office, where I presented my letter of introduction
to the postmaster.
Weston was a typical country Southerner, about
llfty-flve years old. He read his wife's letter and then
"So yoti-uus want room and hoard? Well, I reckon
I can fix you out, though, as my wife bus told you, I
am living here alone with the servants. But I've got a
front room—the best room lu the house—lhat you can
have If you want lt.   You've got money, haven't you?"
I told him we bad a little, nud he took ns out to show
us the room, which we took.
For the next two or three dnys avc stayed lu the
house a good deal, trying by our actions to confirm the
story we knew bad come down from Shreveport that
we were lu biding because of the murder of a negro.
But during the times that I was out I had made the
acquaintance of the Frenchman I saw on tlje whnrt
heulth, together with an admonition to take carp of
herself, and quite frequently inquired whether she
had heard of any federal ollicers comlug in oilr direction. Wheu I returned to New Orleans I learned
that every oue of my letters had lieen opened—not
carefully unsealed, but lipped along the edge with a
We bad been lu Montgomery two weeks, during
which time I had learned and reported to the District Attorney the names and addresses of perhaps
twenty participants In the Colfax massacre, when
Postmaster Weston, with whom I had always been on
tbe best of terms, led me aside one morning as we
enme from the dining room.
"I think you nnd your friend bad better get ont of
here," he said. "You will he safer somewhere else.
You bad better take the next boat."
He hadn't said much, but the way he said it left a
taste lu my mouth. I felt sure the old man at least
suspected us. Possibly my letters to my "aunt" did
not look right to him, He did not say another word,
but his advice to "take the next hoat" was so mandatory that there could be no doubt of its advisability. The next boat left nt ton o'clock in tlie morning, and when It left we were on it.
We had not gone fur before we became const-ions
of the fact that we were being watched.   Wherever
were ready to go back North.    We were ou
dressed like respectable citizens and were
up a streel whi 11 two men hailed us, using tin
under which wo were known In Shreveport au
"Hollo, Davis," said one of (he men; "v
you doing down here':" while thi other made
lar remark to Dyer, calling .. .   T-  ns."
I shook bands with 1 .,■ a verj cordially, but
told liim I thought he bad a ulc ■ -• ike, [hough as a
matter of fan  I bad seen : I .   Montgomery.
"Why. isn't your nnu p Davis  ' ■*•■ d |,
"No," I replied, "mj name  s Dn     aoi
"That's funny." he -.1 i. "V >u «k exactly like .
man named Davis who was al Montgomery 11 few
days ago, and your friend looks like a man named
Evans who was witb him."
"My name is Dyer," sn d the n win d lieen addressed ii- "Bvnus," nnd wll few remarks on my
part ahoul the peculiarity of 1 iloual resemb ances
we passed on.
But we never felt sure until we left town we would
not meet somebody who woul \ d il be bluffed. South*
em people in those dnys were n do friendly mood
toward Northerners, and Whei I r d spleasure was
excited tbey occasionally did things that are uot
couutenau&d u the statute hooks. While we were in
Shreveport we saw two * 1
through the streets bei tose
having sel tire to a build 1 -
in New Orleans bad revealed I
tlie people.
We had gone to a little ho
bad just left tiie boat on wbli
gomery and still wore our il
We were headed for the dial
prletor, a funereal looking 0
our path.
"You must pay here before
bave no baggage."
I expressed my amazement, but he Insisted,
"It's the rule of tbe house," said I
Fortunately I bad with me "alxmt $-400, Including
two one hundred dollar bills. I ; uUed oul a one hundred dollar bill and cave it to hiin. He counted out
the change without a word and handed It to me,
Next morning, when we were ready for breakfast I
gave bim another one hundred dollar bill. Again he
ransacked the till for change and banded it over. That
forenoon I went to a bank and exchanged some of my
smaller bills for another one hundred dollar note, and
wIipii we went to luncheon I passed it to him.
"It's not necessary for you to pay in advance any
longer," be said,   "I know you now."
But I wouldn't bave it. I Insisted tliat my Integrity
bad been questioned and I would permit bim to extend me no favors. He had a little trouble that time
In getting Ihe change, but I made him get it.
A few days later we bad left the Red River far behind and were back again wher<? we dared tPli our
right names.
Hi   of
ick. We
an Mont-
■ nnd all.
: lhe pro.
pd across
ou eat." said be.
lifty years old, and as her house seemed to be as the dny we arrived, und on tho following Sunday we
suitable as any other for our operations we engaged went shooting together.   1 Imd a big ,41-callbrc revol-
aecoiiimisbirtons from her.   We were a tough looking ver, and between shots tiie conversation drifted to the
pair—grimy clothes and no baggage except what we Colfax massacre, to the white men who took part in lt
carried lu an oilcloth.     But the womnn asked no aud to the extraordinary means taken hy the citizens
questions and at first we volunteered no information of the town to stand off federal officials.
concerning ourselves.
In the course of a few days we learned that sbe
had recently moved to Shreveport from Montgomery,
Ala,, where her husband was the Postmaster. We
knew then thai she was the mother of tlie man who
made the negro slaughtering record at Colfax. Another son, perhaps twenty years old, was on the police
force in Shreveport.
Wltlioul making it apparent thnt I was doing so, I
began lo cultivate (be acquaintance of this policeman. After having remained in the house most of
the day, as If I were trying to stay under cover, I
oflcn walked bis post wllli hlm at night. Finally
1 naked hlm If he would know If nny United States
marshals were In town. Ite said he would nnd (hat
tliere were none.
"But why do you ask?" he said, "Are you afraid
of them?"
i don't know whether I am or uot," I replied.
"I used to fire on a train thnt ran Into Montgomery,
Ala., nnd one day I wns given notice that my pay
was to he cut. I wouldn't stand the cut and quit.
They put a nigger In my place, and—well, there
aren't us many niggers ln Alabama as there used
to he,"
"Oh, I see," he said. "You are keeping out of
sight, lf that's what you want to do, Montgomery,
Aln., Is the best place for you.   No marshal can get
"Do you know," lie said, "when I saw you nnd your
partner swinging down the gangplank tho day you
came in the thought enme to me that you looked like
officers, but I knew you weren't because you were
with Dr. Foote, and we knew who you were."
I pnld no attention to the remark, and In a little
while we were again talking about ihe white men concerned In the massacre who had fled. He discussed
the matter freely and told me where a dozen of them
That night I did as I bad done on other occnslonB
since I arrived ut Shreveport on my way to Montgomery—wrote n letter to Mrs. Kate 07-enry, of
New Orleans. Mrs. O'Lenry wns supposed to be my
aunt—that's what I told tho postmaster—but lu fact
"she" was District Attorney Beckwlth. Wo had arranged before I started North that 1 should send
letters, thus directed- to a certain locked box in the
post office and that my communications should be
entirely In cipher. Wo knew my letters were likely
to be opened before they started for their destination,
and therefore It became necessary to choose a Cipher
thut would bo least likely to nrouse suspicion. So I
bought two small dictionaries, giving one to Mr,
Beckwlth and keeping the other myself, und when I
wanted to write to him I looked up each word as It
came along and designated It by giving the number
of the page on which It appeared, together with tbe
number of tbe column on the page and the number
MODERN dyes and pigments will not stand sunlight; they fade easily. On the other hand,
many of the colors used by the ancients are
still as fresh as when first used and appear unalterable. For Instance, the frescoes at. Pompeii aud
Herculaneum aire still bright, and the pigments employed to paint them, when found lu the ruins, may
be used as well today as two thousand years ago.
Pottery, mural paintings and dyed fabrics thou-
sands of years old have been found In Kgypl with
tints scarcely altered.
When we remember that some modern paintings
scarcely fifty years old are barely visible, and that
we always expect to se,- nn "old master" looking
grimy and gloomy, our up to date pride gets something of a setback.
Our deteriorating  pigments   are   in   many   rases
chemically tbe same as tho lasting ones n-
the Romans. What can tho difference ho?
probable, according to 11 writer in a French en
lug paper, that chemical composition has less
with the mntter than method*, of preparation.
Imig been recognised Unit the excellence of
colors depends very greatly on the way h
they are made. But exactly what the dltfe
preparation was, our artists have been .unnbli
■d   by
11 :s
ll has
euro lu
to find
out. An Italian chemist, Signor Iclllo Oupreschi, is
about to undertake a study of nnclcnl Industrial
processes In the light of modern science, and possibly
he may be able to discover something tliat will ex
plain the mystery.
THE possibility thut the shock of an earthquake,
transmitted through the earth's mass, may "set
off" another quake thousands of miles distant
At any event, no federal   pd g0 down there, if I were you. , Dr. Foote, that   letters appeared In the alphabet.   Even the writing   has been suggested by nu Italian student of the sub-
offloee bad ever got Into the town, though committees   new hoarder who came to tbe home a day or two   of a abort letter required the making of n mass of   ject, Signor Emlllo Oddono.   Of course, this would
ago, Is going back next -week, and you can go witb   figures that covered one side of a good sized sheet of   be tbe case only where tlie crust of ihe earth was iu
hlm.   Ho was In the nigger fight at Oolfax last year   paper. auch an unstable condition that a good Jarring would
nud hns been awny ever since." I always wrote my letters to "Mrs. O'Lenry" on the   cause slipping or breakage.   Signor Oddono tins ro-
I told hlm I didn't know but he waa right and   other aide, and In the first communication I asked   cently called attention to the fact that just' half an
thnt I gueased I would go.   So bia mother wrote   her to excuse the appearance of the note, since my   hour after thc great Valparaiso earthquake another
 1 aervlee operator, nnd proceed to Now Wtana,   m(t fl Iettw of lntMduction ^ her husband, the port-   poverty had compelled me to use a leaf out of an old   quake was recorded, the centre of which was in tho
__*\_\ SbiSfffl  B   PncSaS United Htatee   »«»eUr •* Montgomery, Ala., and lu a few days we   copy book, one aide of which had been considerably   North Pnelfle, about seven thousand miles dlsi'nnt.
MtMet Attorney Beckwlth.   Arrived to Uw city, we   started, hi company with tbe pbyeJcUn, Going down   defined.   I alao Injected a few remarks about her   The time required for un earthquake wave to traverse
Into that town.   They won't let 'em.   They've got
a secret telegraph service there, and nobody ever of the word ln the column.   Proper names 1 spelled
ae I could learn auch newa waa signalled from boat   RPtg off th0 b^,. that they don't want to get off. out with figures representing the order In which the
to boat bf meana of flags.   At any event, no federal   va g0 down there( if 1 ,.ere you.   Dr. Foote, that lettera appeared In the alphabet.   Even the writing
of tbt "beat citizens'* hnd turned back a good many
at tbt wharf.
Almost a year had passed when, on April 8, 1874,
I WM ordered by the chief of the secret service to
. to Cincinnati, pick up J. E. Dyer, another
the solid substance of the earth from one of these
points to the other la Just the period that separated
the two disturbances. It may well 1*-. therefore,
that the big Valparaiso quake pulk-d tbe trigger that
"exploded," no to speak, its smaller successor in the
northern hemisphere.
—- -    *	
THE number of Inoculations for hydrophobia at
tho Pasteur Institute of France has pretty steadily decreased sine., tbo service was started, twenty years ago. In lsfc,J 2,071 persons were treated; In
11)07 only 780, The smallest number, <:2*. was treated
iu 1008, This decrease, of course, might mean a
lessening belief lo the efficacy of the treatment or a
decrease in the prevalence of rabies in France. An
examination of the percentage of fatal cases treated
reveals that this also has been decreasing, showing Im-
prbvuineul In efficiency and Indicating tbat tbe treatment has probably been effective In checking the
malady. Al no time during tbe existence "f the institute hns the numher of fatal cases reached one per
1 cul of the total treated, but In 1880 it was 0.04 per
cent, while In 1007 It was only 0.88, In 1000 it fell us
low ns 0.18, tliere Iieing only une death out of "'J>
enses trented,
A MORE humane method of electrocution than that
now in use Is suggested to u French writer by the
experiments of Professor Leduc, of Nantes, on
anesthesia due to intermittent electric currents of low
tension, I.educ's experiments on animals show tliat
sueh currents induce a natural sleep, if the voltage
he now gradully increased death is finally produced,
but by degrees, one organic function after another
censing its action. It has lieen proposed to use Le-
d 1*10*8 electric anesthesia to calm insane patients In
their paroxysms, but the trials have not been nlto-
gethor satisfactory. Apparently the functions of
movement, speech and special sensation are suspended
before consciousness ceases, so that the patient
watches, as it were, the gradual extinction of his own
personality. Probably death liy this method would be
absolutely painless, hm Its preliminaries would lie at-
tended with more mental anguish iiiiiii could possibly
ho caused by nn old fashioned hanging when properly
conducted. Electrocution in some form, however,
the French author concludes, has come to stay, unless, Indeed, the death penalty lie shortly abolished
altogether, THK   CKAMIHOOK   HERALD
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Just the place to spend a lew
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Bar stocked with the best
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|        BACK
• But go to the right
place where everything     is     modern.
The Popular Barber Shop
▼    Open on Sundays lor paths and
EJblnos (rom in to 1 o'clovk a.m.
Men employed for all kinds ol
work.   We solicit correspondence ♦
with   mill   operator*! and other ▼
other industries.
ADDRESS : P. 0. 00X 232
Rambling Reveries
To bring what pleasure and contentment we can into every lite is
tlm best way to fill our own with
To make home happy is an art—
an art a good many people have
either lost or never lound.
There is nothing gained in thc gov
eminent ol children hy threatening
Mint which   is not performed.
The mother ol mothers is she wlio
is the guide, thc Irlend, tho companion and confidant ol her daughters—
the saintly ideal and sweetest living
lesson to her son. She stands to
tbem as the embodiment ot womanly
purity and womanly wisdom.
lf you want to give a little boy
[rom six to ten years old, a start
for the penitentiary, just allow him
tho privilege of running on the streets
until late bedtime. This town has a
gomllv number ot youths who patrol
tbe street^ ut a late hour. It is
there he learns his first crime, lt is
there he gets his first lesson in vulgar, obscene language ami his start
for prison ls made.
"Please state to thc court exactly
what you did between eight nnd nine
o'clock on Monday morning," said
a lawyer to a -delicate looking
little woman on thc witness stand,
"Well," she said, after a moment's
reflection, "I washed my two
children and got them readv for
school, ond sewed a button
Johnny's coat, and mended Nellie's
dress. Then I tidied up my sitting
room and made two beds and watered my house plants and glanced over
the morning paper. Then I dusted
my parlor and set things to right
iu it and washed some lamp chimneys
and combed my baby's hair and
sewed a button on her little shoes
and then I swept out my front entry and brushed and put away tin
children's Sunday clothes and wrote
a note to Johnny's teacher asking
her to excuse him for not Iieing to
school on Kriday. Then I fed my
canary bird and cleaned off the
breakfast table and gave the grocery
man an order and swept off the hack
porch, and then I sat down and rested a few minutes before the clock
struck nine. That's all." "All!"
said tire dazed lawyer. "Excuse mc.
judge; I must get my breath heloro
1 call thc next witness."
We know full well the air of polite
amazement or amiable incredulity
with whieh men receive the statement of a woman's opinion that in
the home partnership the wife, and
not the husband, pulls the laboring
oar. Still it is true that, let a
man's business be ever so engrossing,
ever so wearisome, ever so laborious,
the mere fact that he goes io it in
tlie morning and returns from it at
night sets him above his wife In ease
and comfort. For him the slavery
of routine has its breaks. He gets a
breath of the world outside; he has
change of scene daily; he sees
people and hears them talk; and
liis home is distinctly his refuge and
shelter. Let a wife and mother love
her home nnd her children with the
most absolute unswerving devotion,
and serve them with thc most unselfish fidelity, there are nevertheless
times when she is weary. She
knows better than anyone else thc
I steps and the stitches, the same
!things done over and over, and the:
pettiness of the trials that come to J
the nursery and kitchen. They are
so insigniflccnt that she is ashamed
to talk about them, and we fear she
sometimes forgets to tell her Savior
how hard they press her; and
bearing her cross all alone, its
weight becomes crushing. A sunshiny husband makes a merry, beautiful home, worth working It and for,
If the man is breezy, cheery, considerate, and sympathetic, the wife
sings in her heart over puddings and
mending basket, and counts the
hours till he returns at night, and
renews her youth in the security she
feels of his approbation and admiration.
Let us take time (or the good-bye
kiss. Wc shall go to the day's
work with a sweeter spirit (or it.
Let us take time for the evening
prayer. Our sleep will ho mure
restful if wc have claimed thc guardianship o! Ood.
Let us take time to speak sweet,
foolish words to those we love. Uy-
uud-hy, when they can no longer hear
our foolishness will seem more
wise than our   best wisdom.
Let us take time to read our
llilile. Its treasures will last when
we shall have ceased to care (or the
war uf political parties, and rise and
fall of stock, or the petty happenings of   the day.
Let us take time to he pleasant.
The small courtesies, which wc often
omit because tlicy arc small, will
some day look larger to ua than the
wealth which wo covet, or the fame
for whieh wo struggled.
Let us take time to get acquainted wilh our families. Thc wealth
you arc accumulating, burdened father, may Ik a doubtful blessing to the
son who is a stranger lo vou. Vour
beautifully kept house, busy mother,
never be a homo to the
daughter whom you have no time to
We arc always sorry wben we sec
calico-salaried mau trying to keep
up with a silk dress wife. But wc
arc sorrier when we sec a silk
dress salaried man trying to keep his
wife in   the calico class.
It Is often harder to do right than
it is to refrain from doing wrong.
There is something wrong ahout
a man when it is necessary to make
him good by law.
Some of these days we'll be rich
enough to have an old-fashioned rag
carpet on lhe floor of a room that
is our very own.
Thc worry hug causes a lot of unnecessary trouble.
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Service may be assured only through Integrity in manufacture.
Continued leadership in business is a proof of continued superiority
in serving customers—a specialty which we prize.
Superior in  Style—superior in wear—superior in intrinsic value
No critic could possibly demand more of ''Clothes of Quality'"
than do its makers.
Priced from $12.00 to $30.00
Hand Tailored - Union Made
Will  the  holder of TICKET  No.   108  kindly advise  us or  call  and get the clock.
that sixty
IS    HEREBY    GlV'l-
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ days   alter date 1 intend
cvwnDuro no n,»,n„n un,„,    lo   apply    lo   llie    Honorable   Lillet
SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN HOME-  UomiSls^0111!l.   oI   Lauus   ma -floras
STEAD REGULATIONS. ' loi* a license lo prospect Ior eoal ana
■ * petroleum   over   the following lam,-.,
Any available Dominion Lands f'luau-d In Block MOI), Soutn
within the Railway Belt in British basl .Kootenay, uritisli Columbia;
Columbia, may bo bomesteaded by "eginmi.B at a post warned
any person who is tbe sole head ol a "• ,L- Voss , ?' 1V' Ji?™'1- bai?
lamily, or any male over 18 years ol f08' V"'"";"' t0,?"' Wl 11 ,°,
age, to thc extent ol one-quarter see- -***01. Su- "'•", troup 1, South
lion ol leu acres, more or less. *-ast    kootenay,       Loal       Lease,
Entry must be made personally at  -'"-'••cl!       **&**       <-h?i**>8      '•""-"'
tho local land offlee Ior  tbe  district  ™-**co        '•'IW
TAKE NOTICE that I, Robert
Burns Benedict, ol Cranbrook, B.C.,
occupation, Real Estate Agent, Intend to apply Ior permission to purchase thc lollowing described lands:
Commencing at a post plantod at
the N. E. corner ol P. R. 1131,
thenco south 40 chains, thence cast
10 chains, thonce north 70 chains,
tin-in*,* west 80 ehains, thenco south
.'in chains, thence cast 40 chains, containing 400 acres, more or less.
Robert Burns Benedict.
Hated .luly 31, 1909. IS-Dt
In which tho land is situate. Entry
by proxy may, however, be made on
certain conditions by the lather,
mother, son, daughter, brother or
sister ol an intending homesteader.
The homesteader is required to perioral the conditions connected therewith under one ol the lollowing plans:
(1) At least six months' residence
upon and cultivation ot the land in
each year lor threo years.
(2). I! the latber (or mother,
II the lather ls deceased), ol the
homesteader resides upon a (arm in
the vicinity ol the land entered tor,
thc requirements as to residence may
be satislied by such person residing
with the lather or mother.
(3). It the settler has his permanent rcsidenco upon (arming land
owned by him in the vicinity ol his
homestead, tho requirements as to
residence may be satislfcd by residence upon the said land.
Six months' notice In writing
should be given to the Commissioner
ol Dominion Lands at Ottawa ol intention to apply (or patent.
COAL—Coal mining rights may be
leased (or a period o( twenty-one
years at an annual rental ol Sl per
acre. Not more than 2,570 acres
shall be leased to one individual or
company. A royalty at the rate ol
live cents per ton shall be collected
on the merchantable coal mined.
Deputy ol the MlnlBtcr ot the Interior. 2-39t
TAKE NOTICE that I, Charles
Reginald Ward, ol Cranbrook, B. C,
occupation, Civil Engineer, intend lo
apply to the Cbiet Commissioner ol
Lands and Works, Victoria, B. C
(or permission to purchase thc lollowing described land:
Commencing at a post planted on
the north hank ol Munroe Creek
about        flttecn cbaina       dis
tant Irom the point
where Monroe Lake empties into
Munroe Creek, thence west 80
ehains, tlience south 40 chains,
thence east 80 chains, thence north
40 eliains to lhc point ol commencement, containing 320 acres, more or
Charles Reginald Ward.
Hated July 15th. 1909. 19-0t
thence eighty
llieuce eighty
lo point ol commencement,
W. L. Fross, Locator.
Dated July 1st, 100U. 19-M
that sixty days ailer date 1 intend
lo upply to the Honorable tbiel
Commissioner uf Lauds and Woras
Ior a license lu prospect Ior coal and
petroleum over the lollowiu*- lauds,
situated in Block 45U3, Soutn
East kuotenay, British Columbia:
Beginning at a post marked
E. L. Fiulcy's   N. E. corner.    Said
/..   L.
N.    W.
to point ol commencement.
E. L.
Finlcy, Locator.
July 2nd,
Vo-*< Vftni/J
•Stec-fl****** Ik
"W\kv . ttiAut*. CkMwt
Crescent Lodge No. 38
Cranbrook, B. C.
Meets every    Tuesday at 8 p.m.    at
Fraternity Hall.
Oeorge T. Smith, C. C.
J. L. Walker, K. ol R. & S.
Waiting  brethrei  cordially Invited
to attend.
Ladies' and Children's to be had at
Gentlemen's can be obtained at
Pink Mercantile Co.'s Store
Repairing a Specialty
Aikens Block, Cranbrook
Presbyterian Cburcb i
iday morning service at 11 f
o'clock Z
Sunday   evening
7.30 o'clock
Sunday      School   and
Class at 3 o'clock
Bible * >
Presbyterian    Guild, Tuesday, ♦
at ( o'olock ♦
that sixty days alter date 1 intend
to apply to the Honorable Chiel
Commissioner ol Lands and Works
for a license to prospect Ior coal and
petroleum over the lollowlng lands,
situated in Block 4593, South
Easi Kootenay, British Columbia:
Beginning at a post marked
Jennie Moss' N. E. corner. Said
post        is      adjacent to      C.
F. Petersen's N. W. corner,
Uience eighty chains south,
thence eighty chains west,
theuce eighty chains north,
thence eighty chains cast,
lo point ol commencement.
Jennie Moss, Locator.
Dated July 1st, 1900. 19-01
Uiat sixty days after dale 1 intend
to apply to Die Honoruble Chiel
Commissioner ol Lauds and Works
foi* a license to prospect [or coal and
petroleum over the following lands,
situated In Block 1508, South
Kast Kootenay, British Columbia:
II,,.',,,,,niig   at    a
Sophia    Petersen's
Said       post        is
('.   tf.   Petersen's
thenco      eighty
thenco       eighty
thence       eighty ™*™*-^
thenco        eighty        chains      east,
lo point of commencement.
Sophia Petersen, Locator:
Dated July 1st, 1909. 19-Bt
pnst marked
S. W. corner,
adjacent to
N. W. corner,
chains north,
ohains west,
that sixty days after date 1 iuteud
to apply to the Honorable chief
Commissioner of Lauds and Woras
for a license to prospect for eoal aud
petroleum over the lollowing Uu*..*,,
situated in Block 4593, South
East Kootcaay, British Columbia:
Beginning at a post marked
Z. L. Daily's N. E. corner. Said
post is adjacent to S. W. corner ol
Lot No. 8727, Group 1,
South East Kootenay, Coal Lease,
tbcace eighty chains south,
thence eighty chains west,
thenco eighty chaius north,
tlience eighty chains east,
to point ol commencement.
Z. L. Dally, Locator.
Dated July 2nd, 1909. 19-Ut
that sixty days atter date I intend
lo apply to the Honorable Chid
Commissioner ol Lands and Works
for a license to prospect tor coal and
petroleum over the lollowing lands,
situated in Block 4593, Suuth
East Kootenay, British Columbia:
Beginning at a post marked
E. C. Thompson's N. E. corner.
Said post Is adjacent to N. W. corner of Lot No. 8727, Group 1,
South Eaat Kootenay, Coal Lease,
thence eighty ehains south,
Uience eighty chains west,
them-e eighty chains north,
thence eighty chains east,
lo point ol commencement.
E. C. Thompson, Locator.
Dated July 1st, 1909. 19-Bt
O.P.R.    gey Clly Lod(c
No. 42. Meets tTtrj
^^^^^^^ Monday night at
New Fraternity Hall. Sojourning Oddfellows cordially Invited.
C. R. Ward. W. L. Hall,
N. G. Sec'y,
Nelson's Leading Hotel
Rooms with Baths.   'Phone in
every room
Barber Shop on Ihe premises.
Thoroughly up-to-date.
Rates, $2.00 a day and up.
GEO. P. WELLS, Proprietor
B. TOMKIN, Manager
IraaBniok Iodic, No. Jl
A. P. t A. M.
Regulai meeting, ua
Ma third Thursday
ol every moclk.
Visiting hretljeo welcomed.
W. H. Wilson, W. M.
E. W. Connolly, secretary.
Cranbrook Aerie 967
Meet every   Friday    evening at (
p.m., In Carmen's Hall.
F. W. Reeves, W. P.
Wm. Anderson, Secretary.
Visiting brethren cordially invited.
Meet at B. ol L. F. Hatl 2nd  awl
Ith Saturday each month.
Visiting brethren always welcome
Abel Horsman, W. M.
Jos. Wallace. Secretary.
that sixty days alter date I intend
lo apply to the Honorable Chiel
Commissioner ol Lamls and Works
(or a license to prospect Ior coal and
petroleum over thc followine lands,
situated lit Block 4593, South
East Kootenay, British Columhia:
Beginning at a post marked
C. F. Petersen's N. W. corner.
Said post is two miles west ot N. W.
corner ot Lot No. 8727, Group 1,
South East Kootenay, Cool Lease,
hence eighty cliains south,
Ihenee eighty chains east,
thenee eighty chalna north,
thenee eighty chains west,
(o point ol commencement,
C. F. Petenen, Locator.
Dated July lit, MM.
BOMB, I that sixty days alter date I intend
° to apply to tho Honorable Chlel
Commissioner ol Lands and Works
(or a license to prospect Ior coal and
petroleum over the followine lands,
situated In Block 4593, South
East Kootenav. British Columbia:
Beginning at a post marked
George Woodward's S. E. corner.
Said post is adjacent to N. W. corner ol Lot No. 8727, Group 1,
South East Kootenay, Coal Lease,
tlience eighty chains north,
thenco . eighty chains west,
thence eighty chains east,
thence eighty chains south,
to point ol commencement.
George Woodward, Locator.
Dated July 1st, 1909. 19-Bt
A man can not understand why, a
woman has to take so many clothes
with her when she goes visiting.
Arithmeticians   have      not      yet
figured out the number  of wavs    a
girl has ot    showing • new diamond
IMt ring.
No. 10.
Meeti every second  and lourth Wednesday at Fraternity Hall.
Sojourning Rebekahs   cordially Invited.
I.. M. Tannhauser, N. O.
Mae Chapman, Secretary.
HiiHih from Iiim Kuril-
I-i'iui nud Ju|>ui]|>'rtin« ut
Home grown fruit mid
ornamental tieen
Gnrdcn, Field nud Flower Needs
Wire FeriHtiir nnd Galea
Hfimvii jr MiMt'tiiilti
175 Page Catalogue Free
President: T. S. Gili.
Secretary: Gsorgi Ashworth
\ For information regarding lands
, and agriculture apply lo the
, Secretary, Cranbrook, li. C.
Cull,, Promptly Atl,*,»l,*,l
Il„.v PI, No. II
NiRlit   „      „   Wl
R. H. Dwyer
Kniicrnt Dlratdor ami
| Rife Hydraulic Rams: i
Wnlaewnter JIO feet for overy foot of ( (
full.   Siilinfnetioti O mini ti teed.   Over .
7.000 lu line.    If tliere iH u streupl, , t
Hjnirin or pond within a mile— . ,
O et mir Free Trial Olfor, < ',
H.Y.Parker', \
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The Leading Fruil Sion*
Phone "ft ArniMroiiK Ave, j
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Old Curiosity
JOSEPH II. Mcl.DAN, Proprietor
Dealer in
All Classes of Secondhand Ooods
Furniture of All Kinds, both
New and Second-huud
Sage's Old Stand, Hanson Avenue
hat moved his LAUNDRY
next to llm Saratoga ll**.t,.„r-
ant, Van Homo Bli-eet. where
patrons may leave their latin*
dry, and where oil Ixietneee will
be done.  Beat Laundry In ll.lt.
LmiIm and Via Horn* Stmt*


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