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THE CRAi\ BROOK  HERALD.
VOLUME  12
CRANBROOK,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,   WEDNESDAY,   NOVEMBER 10. 1909
NO. 34
GOVERNMENT RAILWAY POLICY
Premier MeBride and Attorney-General Bowser
Address Large Meeting of Electors
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.tin) lu, Moyie.
Mr. ihos. oavou, iiiu Conservative
candidate, was t-nu first Bpcattur caii-
l*ii upon D) uiu chairman. Tom
■..aien waa received witb musical
.honors ami u nearly outuuist ot applause,      ilu   expressed nis pleasure
ul  seeing so  large au aimiimc  gftbu-
cieu io near the premier outline ins
iuuway pulley, Uu also expressed
ins giauucauuu ut Hie uoutidcuce
placed iu liim uy his fellow Conservatives iu tendering him ilie nomina-
rion ami lie bopeu lo reciprocate uy
introducing good legislation when lie
went down to Victoria. lie expressed Hie opiniou that lhe MeBride
government had dealt fairly witb
l laubrooK constituency iu thu past,
despite Uiu fact that it had returned
un uppositiou member, and hu instanced as examples ol lhu government's fairness thu construction oE
undges al Kort Steele and Wardner.
Mr, Caven went on lo say that tlie
policy Mr. MeBride would outline lo
Uiem had lus hearty support. There
was urgent need ol increased transportation Eauilitius and he felt sure
that no one present, after hearing ih.
premier, would vote oilier than for
ihe government candidate. Me ask-
ed Uial they all poll their voles foi
him on lhe 25th and if hu were
elected he would do Ids best in the
way ol legislation. His opponent,
Mr. Maedouald, was a very line man,
u gentleman in every respect, hut hu
wus afraid thai Mac. wus up against
a hard proposition and would only
he elected to remain at home.
Premier MeBride spoke next. In
his opening icmacks, thu premier
suid tie was glad to be present ou
this occasion lo say a good word
ior his old friend, Tom Caven. "We
have many lawyers at Victoria," he
suid, "bin not n single railway nan
and Caven's advice would bu of
great use to the government in formulating their railway policy." Mr.
Caven held the confidence of liis employers and of his fellow employes
ami it was only fitting tliat he should
pay his tribute to so popular aud
worthy a man. The premier then
took up the discussion of his railwaj
policy, declaring at the outset that
il would bo put inlo effect "without
the surrender of a single acre of
public land and without the expenditure of a single dollar ol the
people's money." Ho then Indulged
lor some few minutes in a warm
eiiloi'v ol Messrs. McKett/ie and Mann
and entered a plea tor tbe sympathy
of ids audience because uf the attacks    by Liberals upon his railway
policy.
"Now," continued tho premlor, in
uppui ouching tbe railway sit nation,
the liist question yuu will tisk is,
who are tlie people with whom the
province of British Columbia deals!
My answer is, the Canadian Northern
Hallway company, which loduy is
operating thousands ul miles of line
in Canada under tlio direction of William Mackenzie and l>. D, Mann. 1
can recall my sell seven or elgh
years ago when some ol the ottioi
railway men in Canada luuked upon
Hie Canadian Northern ns a kind ol
juke, and we ean all recall tlie tre-
tm uduiir condemnation which was
bulled at Mi. Koblin in UUU wlieu he
proposed un behalf uf tbe people of
Manitoba to assist Mackenzie &
.Maun in Ihe exploitation of tbe Canadian Northern sysiem in tbat province. What was a joke, according to
lite words ol suine in 1001, has today
assumed the proportions ot a great
uud wealthy railway corporation,
with .splendid arterial and branch
lines, doing a tremendous service for
millions ut Canadians and giving the
promise ol doing a still mure magnificent service Ior those people as soon
as thev may be able lu reach tho
IVilic ooaat und the Atlautie sea
board. I remember seven years ago
in lbe legislature ut llritish Columbia when I led the uppusitiun party
in the bouse, approaches were made
hy lbe Canadian Northern Ior subventions In,order to extend their
line to our coast. The longest session ol parliament known in the history of the province was then held
wlwn M of my colleagues and myself, Ior tour months, withstood the
efforts ol tbe government to pass a
bill in aid of the Canadian Northern. The fight was bitter; Mr.
Mann knew as well as did his colleagues how great was the effort of
the opposition party to stay the
hand ol the government in their e!-
lort and endeavor to give Ids corporation a large subvention.
Fancy what was proposed seven
years ago to Ire given in aid ot Mackenzie & Mann to induce them to
bring tlic Canadian Northern to the
Pacific coast: A subsidy of 2(1,0(10
acres ol land per mile and a cash
bonus ol $5000 per mile together
most an empire in extent was then
most an empire in extent was it ben
proposed to he bargained away hy
the parliament ot British Columbia
to bring the Canadian Northern railway to this province. I remember
saving In the house that if the Canadian Northern railwav secured
subvention in land ot that size and
extent tho next thing we rhall see in
mc hinterland in tbu inter ior of
British luluniiiiu would lie lOUCW on
each .side ol u tioiuuiulous territory
witn tne situ io Lue prospectors una
-jduiumiera vica.se -m-p on tbu grand.
'nils UUlUllgS lo llie LUllutllUU iNu I lllllll railway*'
ine) mu uot get it, ladies auu
.viitietneu. We held the houao 1
until, au days uud 1 suy thut even
it thai were ilie only thing those 16
men nud accomplished in tuu political
history oi tins country, that accoin-
pusniucui is worthy lo live toruver
ui uiu annuls and records ol tins
province. Uul now we are getting
me uuiadiuu Northecu, wu ure gelling it with duuidu thu mileage lliey
uuu tneii uud wu arc getting it
without uu: cost of one acru ol laud,
l lie only privilege they shall enjoy is
one vvnieh by Uiu legislation ol this
country is common to every railway
corporation, that is, exemption trom
taxation for tuu years.
"i huve answered the lirst question
iimi my negotiations arc with a ru-
-mtablu company. If their mileage
ana business in Eastern Canada were
oi su indent evidence to the exacting
tines belore me tonight what shall
uiey say in answer to my statement
uuu   i tell them that thu Canadian
orUiern conies lo Britsh Columbia
iv nu a recommendation from all thu
■rouncial governments of Canada
ind Irom Sir Wilfrid Laurier, apart
altogether from the heroic part that
nas neon played by tho people of
.u an Holm iu the extension of the Canadian Northern system miner thc
leadership of Mr, Koblin. Now, the
ail way company with all their niile-
age und lhe reputation they enjoy
und stamped and hacked by tbe leading puhlie men of Canada should certainly have some consideration in the
councils of the local government of
ibis province when it is seeking to
_ rovide moro -railway transportation
an British Columbia. And so it is
make for the extension of the sys-
this country a proposal that will
maKu for the extou(ion ol tlie system iu \ ancouver and Victoria and
Barclay Sound within four years and
that will make iu thc same period
lur thc development of a tremendous
stent of territory contiguous to the
ine as well as tremendous develop-
iieut iu pails of British Columbia
now served hy tbe C.P.R.
Perhaps the next consideration we
.should turn to now is wherein lies
the benefit to the people of this
countrv ot a competitive line ot road.
I'eiluips tlic best authority 1 can give
you on this point is Lord Strathcona
Himself, who on his visit to Port
Arthur a lew weeks ago spoke to the
people of ihat town on the advantages resulting to tbem from the entry of another line of road. He said
(here was a tremendous virtue in
railway competition, and mark you,
tiiis statement came from a man
rt-ho himsell is a heavy shareholder in
the C.P.R, Speaking at Fort William he said: 'It is impossible now i,
recognlatc what 1 saw of Fort William and Port Arthur in former
days, hut when you look nt tlte advancement and development of the
rerj low years—ot these 10 or 15
w.us, in a groat measure—what is
thc pturm.se ol the future? With all
you have hero, with those ships going
to every port, not only in the British
empire, but also to foreign countries
Hum your own homo ports here,
ivhal may wo not expect, and not
mil) expect, but confidently believe
and know will be the cuse? Your
energy has enabled you to make these
lilies what they are today, in rivalry, tu everything tor lhe good of
both and loi the good ol the Dominion and only su as rivals; and with
lhe continuance ol such exertions and
ncrgy and rosolutloh, what may wc
li'uk forward to in a very few years
indeed?"
'Vou ate glad not only to have at
luiii town tllO pioneer here, but It is
to you! advantage to have the two
other railroads as well. 1 am on-
tlrelj al one with vou in that be-
llet, because 1 toll Mint it wa? 'a
Hiosl excellent thing that there
iboulfl he another transcontinental
railroad tor wo know that whore
thete is monopoly people mav liv tu
tlo their very besl, and do (lien  vei'v
best, but human nature alter all, is
inch (bat ihev cannot, give satisfaction. When another enters tho field
ami competition comes in, It is eu-
titelv different. Bach docs its best,
ami eaeh is appreciated bv those tor
whom it labors. There is a field,
and the lield will Ih- opened up more
and moro cacb year, whieh will give
work and Iratlic and profit as well
iu each and all of tbem, and they
will nil du their utmost in the com-
■tiu'i guud.'
"The proposal of the Canadian
Northern railway, to which we have
agreed provides for the extension ol
that line from the Yellowhead Pass
down the North Thompson river to
Kamloops, and (rom Kamloops
through the Frascr and Thompson
canyons, and along the south bank of
tlii- Fraser to Vancouver; also it will
provide for an extension from Westminster lo English Bluff, Point
Roberts, n terry system to Victoria,
and the extension ot thc rood from
Victoria to Barclay Round on the
west coast ol Vancouver Island. This
will be in all a mileage of about 600
milt's, nnd will serve todevelop that
wonderful country tributary to the
North Thompson river, ami will at
tlie same time give new lite and
splendid impetus to tbat section ot
tlie country which is now peopled
and which lies south ot the Canadian
Pacific line. As you travel through
llritish Columbia and pass by the
Irenoh laud country and centres like
Knmloops and Revelstoke, where
there is so much wealth out ot doors,
(Continued on page six.)
ADDITIONAL LOCALS
S11.U0 suits  $X.(iO.-C.  C.   S.
If. (i. Lockhart was down from
Fernie on Monday.
A. Carney, of Kaslo, provincial
tunliei Inspector, is in town.
$14.00 suits $8.00.—C. C.  S.
W. J. Foltham, of Movie, was in
(own uu Saturday.
I). .1. McOulnness and wife, uf
Wardner, wero In tho city Monday.
-Ml.oo suits J8.00.—C, 0, S.
W. F. TecUel cume in Mom Creston
ju Monday afternoon.
I). Howe and U. Huggaid, ol
Marysville, were in town on Tuesday.
QoodvIUe's preserves, the best ou
ihe market.—J. Manning, the Cash
Grocer,
u, Rodgors, the well known
lumberman, oi Creston, wus in the
city   this week ou business.
. II. Miner, a former Cruubiuo..
business man, now engaged in the
insurance business al Winnipeg, was
a visitor to town this week.
Hot lea, coffee, chocolate, Uovril
uul lemonade Willi fresh homo made
oiscults at Tbe Palm.
Geo. L. Pedlar, editor of thc Forte Free Press, paid a visit bo town
tlic early part of the week.
-sl-1.00 suits $8.U0.-C. C. S.
C, it. Ward, of tlie Cranbrook
Agency company, left on Tuesday for
points iu Alberta on business cou-
nei led with thc firm.
tiiiMn suits S13.25.—C. C. S.
C. A. Crysdale, of Vancouver, provincial manager of lhe Monarch Life
insiranee company, wus in the city
lliis week conferring with lbe local
agents, Messrs. Ward & Little.
■n.^.00 suits $13.25.—C. C. S.
FOUND—A while woollen glove
with a small burn ou top. Owner
please call on T.L.O., room 10,
Wentworth hotel. 31-tf
l. S. Goodeve, M.P., for Kootenay, passed through town on Satur-
lay on bis way lo Ottawa for the
opening of parliament, which takes
places tomorrow.
S22.Q0 suits $13.25.—C. C. S.
Among week-end visitors to Cranbrook were Wm. Staples, ot Wyeliffe;
,,    Fenwick, of    Fort   Steele; Jas.
oyce, of Mayook; Otis Staples, of
iVyclifie and T. T. MeVittie and Al.
Uoylc, of Fort Steele,
Gladstone allin'-ed that the drink
trailic produced more misery and
■.rime than all war and famine combined. John Burns Chamberlain and
other public spirited statesmen arc
equally emphatic.—Adv.
Judge Wilson came up from Nelson
Monday. The judge was lame
irom a cut on his loot, sustained
whilst bathing iu Kootenay lake    al
elson lust Wednesday,     lie went on
i Fernie later iu the day to hold
court.
S'22.00 suits $13.25.-11 C...S.
At tlie residence ot the bridegroom
n Wednesday, November 3rd, by the
Kev. R, Hughes, Walter Selby and
Margaret McCIew were united in
matrimony in the presence of a few
Immediate    friends.      Mr. and Mrs.
;'Ihy will reside iu Cranbrook.
$26,00 suits $16.50.—C. C. S.
IMuf. H.CC. Salmon is arranging
for a pupils concert, assisted by
local talent, In tbe near future.
Phis should prove a treat to local
lovers uf music as the professor's
ability as a musician and teacher
s well known.
$25.00 suits $16.50.—C,   C. S.
Miss Laura Rose, a talented leelui-
■r on domestic science, is billed th
address   a special   meeting of Cran-
ook    Farmers'  Institute on Satur-
ly evening next at 8 o'clock in the
provincial government building. Miss
Ituse will discuss the advisability of
Inaugurating a women's institute at
this meeting.
WANTEI>—A washerwoman to
lake laundry home. Apply to
Mrs, Bader, greenhouse behind new
school house. 31-tf
Canada's annual liquor traffic revenue is fifteen million dollars. But
for the drunkenness, disease, loss  of
Ie, crime, etc., produced by this
traffic, it costs us one hundred millions of dollars, plus the misery.
With Local Option Canadians are et-
feilivelv cutting out this poor deal.
Adv.
j ou
mils $10.50.—C. C. S.
luvenllo Boston!ana moro
■
The .luvenllo Boston!ana mure than
inde good last night In their pro-
dnction of "Berta's Billions" at the
Auditorium. Babe Mason was tbe
itar performer and right charmingly
did Ibis clever little leading lady
rfurm her part. Several of the
lus nnd choruses that make up this
musical sketch were charmingly rendered, evoking storms ot applause
md repeated encores. This evening
i complete qliailfto of programme will
o glvon and the Juvenile Boston-
inns should be greeted by a bumper
house. Their performance is most
enjoyable lu every respect and merits
the heartiest support of all theatregoers.
Goodville's preserves, the best on
the market.—.). Manning, tho Cash
Grocer.
A. 1. Fisher, the Liberal candidate
Fernie riding, came into town on
Monday morning upon a hurried
visit, returning homeward the same
ulternoon. Mr. Fisher is quite hopeful of the result in Fernie. He is
assured of the solid Liberal vote and
bas every reason to anticipate getting a itenerous measure of support
trom the large element ot Conscrva-
sives in tlie Fernie riding, which is
nt variance with thc MeBride eoveru-
tneut over the railway policy and
tlie re-nomination ot \V. R. Ross.
whoso usefulness, In the opinion of
■in important section of tbe Conservative nartv in Fernie, is a thing ot
thc past.
Hot tea, coffee, chocolate, Bovril
und lemonade with fresh home made
biscuits, at The Palm.
Have you seen thc new chinaware
the Fink Mercantile Co. arc showing.
They have some exquisite designs.
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Hot tea, coffee, chocolate, Bovril
and lemonade with fresh home made
biscuits, at The Palm.
Harry* Dimmock, of Moyie, was In
town on Monday.
$20.00 suits $18.00.—C. C. S.
A. B. Watts, jr., was in from
Wattsburg on Saturday night.
Lihby's cut glass at the Fink Mercantile Co.
Xmas fruits of the highest standard at Fink's Pure Food Orocery.
The Fink Mercantile Co. have received a direct Importation of
Lihby's cut glass.
J. 10. (iibbon und wife, uf Yahk,
were visitors to town the early part
of tlie week.
O. T. Rogers lelt on Monday tor
lhe coast. He will be back this week
end.
$211.00 suits $18.00.—C. C. S.
Tlie Fink Mercantile Co. buy tin;
best goods obtainable! They havs
made a special effort this year io
procure the best Xmas fruits on tlw
market.
P. Lund, accompanied bv Mrs.
Lund, arrived in town on Sunday ou
his way home to Wardner from a
trip to Southern California and
Mexico.
$20.00 suits $18.00.—C. 0. S.
Arrangements are lieing made for
Mr; John Oliver to address a public
meeting at Moyie tomorrow afternoon in the interests of Mr. M. A.
Macdonald.
$20.00 suits $18.00.—C. C, S.
A (laliciau family squabble was
aired before Police Magistrate Ryan
yesterday, resulting in a fine of $10
with costs, being imposed upon J.
Shivitic, who was convicted of hav-
ng assaulted Mrs. F. P'tetay.
$29.00 suits $18.00.—C. C. S.
A report ot the Laymen's banquet,
held last Thursday evening in the
Auditorium, as well as some correspondence and several other local
stories, have heen unavoidably
crowded out of this issue, hut will
appear in Friday's issue.
^25.00 suits $16.50.-C. C. S.
It was a matter of very general
comment at Saturday night's public
meeting that Mr. M. A. Macdonald
bad uot been invited to take part.
Mr. Macdonald is making a practice
of inviting his opponents to speak at
his meetings aud in common court-
,-sv he should have received similar
treat ment from Mr. Caven.
(iiilliu Jones, a youngster of some
thirteen years, was up before Police
Magistrate Ryan this week on a
charge of breaking open the city
pound and releasing some cattle held
therein. Mr. Ryan allowed thc
youngster out on suspended sentence,
subject to good behavior and to his
not returning to town, save with a
written permit from bis father or
mother.
(Ieorge Roy was up before Police
Magistrate Ryan on a charge of
theft and was committed tor trial,
lie was sharing a room at the
Canadian hotel with George Bour.
ind when the latter went out during
the night, Roy searched his clothes
and appropriated $31 found in thc
pockets. Upon Bour's return Roy
bad tlie door locked and would not
admit him. Bour looked over the
transom and saw Roy going through
bis clothes. He then hurried off and
tetehejj a policeman, who arrested
Roy ami searched the bedroom, finding Bour's wad eoncenled under the
mattrass ot Roy's bed.
The masquerade ball at the Auditorium on Friday, the 5th inst, was
a decided success and the management are U> he congratulated on
their initial effort. Tbe costumes
were numerous and varied and of exceptional merit. Dancing began Boon
after 0.30 ami was continued until 12
p.m. when a sumptuous nunnor was
served, after which dancing was
again Indulged In until about 3 a.m.
All that were present declare that it
was one of the best functions ever
given In this city and earnestly
hope (or a repetition. The following
are the prize winners: Spanish
Toreador, William Harrison, best
gentleman's costume; Canada.    Miss
LEADER OLIVER 18 COMING
According to a report in the Victoria Times, John Oliver, thc provincial Liberal leader, is to be in Craubrook on Thursday, November llth.
No confirmation of this report had
lieen received up to last evening,
but should Mr. Oliver arrive on
Thursday afternoon he will address
Mr. M. A. Macdonald's meeting in
the Auditorium the same evening.
Since the above was in type, a
telegram has been received from
Kamloops, where Mr. Oliver spoke
last night, confirming the above report. Mr. Oliver will be here to-
morrow and will speak in Nelson ou
Friday.
PUBLIC MEETING
Tomorrow (Thursday) evening a
public meeting will be held in the
Auditorium In support ot the candidature of Mr. M. A. Macdonald. All
Liberals and all sympathisers with
tlte candidature and policy of Mr. M.
A. Macdonald, ure invited to he present. Seats will be reserved for
ladies, lt is quite likely that Mr.
John Oliver, tlie Liberal leader, will
he in attendance and consequently
everyone will be anxious to bear him
outline the Liberal party's policy in
the coming campaign. Mr. J. 0.
McCallum will preside und Dr. King
will Is* one of the speakers. Invitations have heen issued to Mr. Caven
and Mr. Ftteh to attend.
IMPORTANT  NOTICE
As I have sold the Herald I must
iis-ist on the payment of all accounts due me for advertising au.l
job work. I have to pay my accounts and tbe money that is owing
is needed for tbat purpose. All
subscriptions due ure payable to the
new management. Either myself or
a representative ean be tound al thc
Herald office.
F. E. Simpson.
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MACDONALD AT N0YIE
Mr. M. A. Macdonald, tlie Liberal
candidate, held a splendid meeting at
Moyie last night. He was greeted
by a very large audience and dealt
fully with tlte MeBride lailway policy
and other topics of live interest, being given a most cordial hearing.
Both Mr. Caven and Mr. Fitch were
invited to participate in the meeting, but Mr. Fitch, the Socialist
candidate, was thc only one to take
advantage ot the invitation, speaking briefly of Socialism. Dr. King
dosed the meeting.
Tlie meeting was in every respect
a splendid success for Mr, Macdonald
and were it not for lack of space a
full report thereof would have been
given in this issue.
LECTURE 0N_ARMY AND NAVY
A lecture on Oreat Britain's army
and navy, illustrated with stereopti-
cou slides, with arclight, will be
given by Rev. C. O, Main in the
Presbyterian school room on Friday
evening of this week at 8 o'clock.
Appropriate songs will be given and
the evening will doubtless be pleasant ami instructive. An admission
of twenty-live cents from adults Is
asked, and two children will be admitted for that amount. This lecture is one of a series to be given
during the winter, under the auspices
ot the Young People's Guild. The
object Is the reduction of the church
debt.
"COUSIN KATE" COMING.
"Cousin Kate," tbat beautiful
society comedy, which made Ethel
Hailyiuore famous as a star, both in
London and New York, has been
secured by the management of the
Auditorium for one night, Friday,
November 12th. The announcement
will be hailed with delight by the
lovers of the best in dramatic art,
for it bids fair to be thc most
elaborate offering ot the season.
With Miss Jeanne Russell, Canada's
favorite in tlie role created hy Miss
Barrymore and surrounded by a New-
York cast, chosen especially for their
fitness in the parts, and an elaborate
scenic production, including every
detail and a special musical programme by the "Cousin Kale"
peerless orchestra, the production
smacks of the metropolitan in every
particular.
The play is an English society
comedy, with a beautiful and absorbing story running throughout. The
company and the production is the
same, secured at a large expense, by
Brandon Bros., as the opening nt rn
tion tor the new opera house in
Lethbridge, Alta., which is the finest
and best equipped theatre between
Winnipeg and Vancouver, and it is
only on this account that the company is in Western Canada, and we
are in a position to secure it.
"Cousin Kate" Is probably the
most cleverly written comedy evei
given thc dignity of a metropolitan
engagement, and its run of 350 ni-flits
in London and 300 nights at the
Hudson theatre, New    York, speaks
Freize. best ladies  costume; Hindoo, |well for   the    merits of   the attrac-
Mr.   Miller,   best representative costume.    Music was furnished bv    the
Cranbrook orchestra.
UNANIMOUS FOR FISHER
Kor two  hour" ol solid mrrrimen'
you cannot beat "Cousin Kate."
Miss -Teannc Russell, leading lady
with "Cousin Kate" company, was
the one chosen from among hundreds
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ of aspirants to succeed Miss IOthel
Word has been received Irom Fernie "arrymorc in both her great sue-
to the cllcct that at a special general [fs;"*s.. ..•Sn!H,»
meeting ol representatives ol or- Kat"
»anl/«l labor held there last night,
it was unanimously decided to tender Mr. A. I. Fisher, tlte Liberal i
candidate, their endorsation and i LIBERAL
support. A committee waited upon ;
Mr. Fisher and announced this dcci- j Phone 274.
sion to Mm. Mr. Fisher actanow- Friends and
ledged this decision with warm ap- communication!
Iircciatlon.    It may be said that the ' Liberal committee,
above meeting was thoroughly representative ot Fernie district.
MACDONALD AT MARYSVILLE
Liberal Candidate in Cranbrook Riding Given
Splendid Reception.   Vigorous Addresses
On Saturday evening Mr. M. A.
Macdonald, lbe Liberal candidate in
Cranbrook riding, opened his campaign witb a splendid meeting at
Marysville. The meeting was held in
the school house, which was crowded
with an appreciative audience, the
speeches of Dr. King and the candidate arousing the utmost enthusiasm,
Marysville is thoroughly alive to the
importance of the present campaign
and will give a good account of Itself
. the 25th. Mr. W. J. Allan acted
as chairman, and tilled the position
to the satisfaction of all present.
The meeting was opened by Mr. K.
J. Clayton, a resilient of Marysville,
.ell known and highly esteemed by
every other resident ot that promising burg, Mr. Clayton warmly endorsed tbe candidature ot Mr. Macdonald and in a few pithy, pointed
remarks gave abundant reasons why
the electors of Marysville should rally strongly to tho support of the
Liberal nominee on the 25th.
Dr. King, tho popular ex-M.P.P.
for Cranbrook tiding, was the next
speaker, and was accorded a splendid
reception. The doctor opened bis
remarks witb a brief reference to
local conditions and referred to the
efforts put forward by the Liberal
members iu tho late legislature to
secure a satisfactory lien law tor
miners working on prospects. He
went on to ileal w Ith the government's proposed railway policy,
which he claimed would impose a
verv heavy burden on all tho people
without corresponding benefits to thc
province.
The doctor then made a comparison
between the railway policy offered by
the MeBride government and that pul
forward by "Honest John" Oliver,
on behalf <if tin* Liberal parly. He
showed how olivet's policy meant the
o|H*ning up and development of far
larger areas ol the province, now
hadlv in need ot transportation
facilities, than did the MeBride
policy, and that the Oliver policy was
well within the financial ability ot
the province to carry into efiect
without undulv burdenine the taxpayer.
Concluding his remkrks, the doctor
nude reference to his retirement from
the political field. He was retiring
simply because of professional reasons." He had devoted several years
to public work and be had felt that
the time had come when, in fairness
to himself, be should devote his time
exclusively to the practice of his
profession. His retirement was no
sudden affair. He had intimated to
his friends, lung ago, that he would
not again be a candidate tor the legislature and with so strong a man in
the Held to take his place he had no
fear oj the result. Mr. M. A. Macdonald was a man who rightly held
the respect ot every resident in Cranbrook riding. He was a man of affairs, an excellent public speaker and
a student of legislation. In voting
for Mr. Macdonald the electors of
Marysville, in particular, would make
no "mistake. Tbey would have in
him an able advocate, a man in whom
i they   could   place the     most implicit
I con lideuce.
i Mr. M. A. Macdonald was thvu
I called upon, ami waa giu-n a grand
[reception. He dealt with the issues
[of the campaign, fairly aud exhaustively, creating a line opinion ot his
I abilities to adequately represent tho
Cranbrook riding at Victoria. Mr.
Maedouald reviewed at some length
the Liberal party's record ou labor
questions as evidenced by their
[votes in the legislature and went on
to point out tbe urgent need of
amendments to the Hen act so as to
enable miners to have a lirsl charge
on tH'iided and mortgaged properties
iui wages. He proceeded to deal
with the question ot oaiusau activity on the pari ot government officials who were paid by the whole
people, and strongly urged thai government ollkials should refrain from
auy participation in election campaigns. Mr. Macdonald then made
an eloquent appeal tor a fair and
honest consideration of the issues
now before the electorate. Hu
pointed out the urgent necessity of
sinking party diOerences at this juncture and of ever) elector easting bis
vote according to his honest conviction, not because of party alliliu-
lions. The country was confronted
wilh a very serious problem, that of
railway construction, ami it was Imperative that electon should vote tor
llie policy tluy honestly believed
would best inure to tbe advantage of
the province, rather than for a party
candidate, simply because he was
their party candidate. A long, carefully reasoned, review of the govern-
ernmeni's policy followed, in which
it was abundantly evident, Mr. Macdonald carried with bun tlie sympathy of tlie great bulk of the large
audience. He demonstrated conclusively that despite the claims ot
the MeBride apologists, the government scheme was not in accord with
the policies adopted in the provinces
of Saskatchewan and Alberta and
would impost* a burden ou the province that would indefinitely retard
tbe undertaking uf additional railway
projects urgently required in other
portions of the province. In his concluding remarks, Mr. Macdonald
commented upon the resignations of
Finance Minister Tatlow and Chief
Commissioner ot Lands Fulton, X-o
ol thv strongest members of Premier
McBride's cabinet, as a protest
against tbe eitravagant policy put
forward by the premier. He also
drew attention to the defection of
Sir Chas. Hibbert Tupper, as further
proof of the utterly unsatisfactory
character ot McBride's railway
.olicy.
After Mr. Macdonald had resumed
bis seat, the large meeting, practically as one man, rose to assure him
,f their hearty support and as the
lectors poured out of the building
expressions of confident* in their candidate and of assurance of victory on
lbe 2rith were beard on every hand.
Mr. Macdonald made a hit at
Marysville, which will be given the
right kind of effect to on November
25th. when ihe electors at that
Tolling division mark their ballots.
MIKS DORCAS MATTHEWS WITH "COUSIN   KATE," WHICH WILL
APPEAR HERE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12.
WILD    MAN        NUAR
CREEK.
SUMMIT
and    "Cousin
It will Ire a great treat to
see such a noted actress at our local
theatre.
COMMITTEE ROOMS.
P. O. Box 20.
supporters    address
  P. O. Box 20.
! PROSPERITY OF THE PROVINCE
(Creston Review.)
Frank Aiken, a reliable mining man
of the Bayonne camp, is authority for
the statement that Tom Randall,
foreman ot the Nugget mill on
Sheep Creek, and Alex. Stewart, a
miner, informed him about ten days
ago, that tbey actually saw a wild
or cra/.y man near the mouth ot
Summit Creek. The demented man
was bareheaded when seen by these
two men and was creeping on all
fours toward the camp. When he
saw that he was discovered by
Messrs. Randall and Stewart he
crouched down in thc rushes and ran
on his hands and knees into Summit
Creek   and    swam     the creek, then
"mt'-d up aud tell down; then picked
himself up and ran into the Umber
in   n   stooping     position.     Messrs.
Randall and Stewart tried to get   a
saddle horse to follow tne demented
man, hul in the meantime tbe horses
had got frightened ot the strange
visitor and bad stampeded, and tbey
were thus prevented from following
bim.
Tbe truth of this story is vouched
tor, and it is the general belief that
a demented foreigner, possibly ft
Hindoo, is subsisting in the timber
at the mouth of Summit Creek, and
thai he will undoubtedly perish this
winter, unless lie has been rounded
up and captured, is a foregone conclusion.
Anv person wishing to know more
about tbe demented man can correspond with Mr. Frank Aiken, Sirdar, B. C.
 -4 .
Miss Dorcas Matthews, who will
apjM-ar with "Cousin Kate" at the
Auditorium November 12th, is very
well known and iti a decided favorite
In Vancouver and other coast cities. ■I'll IS   CitANKItOOK    IIEKALI-
THE
I—"1
UEST OF HONOR
By Anne Srory Allen.
lOopplirtit, i" *• ■■*• !'■   N-*-* Yorii UiTtiiti Co, Mi uirMn ttewmd.)
— ■-* UK telephone bell dragged Alilue out of bed
I       nt least two hours earlier thau she had ot-
I      dered ber umtd to uwukou ber.   Uubblug her
|       Byes, ifhu «turn bled to ber desk and took up
thu liibtrument,
■*l i .lieve it'.** that wretched Katie,   *l.a muttered*
"Uull.il"
hVtn, ihis In MUa Sayre."
"Why, what lb the matter?'*
"Is sh.  very ill?"
"Wbul i ii earth shall I do?"
"SfOj ul v ...*•■■ uol, it she ib luo 111 to come; but—
wiui me jodV"
"Who?"
"Her cousin?"
"Why eon'1 you eon.e?"
"I'lin'l eoukV"
"Well, Un.'i ydu lo dvv anybody who can cook?"
"She wns perrectlj  ivell last ulght."
"To-uiuitow moriili gt What good will tbat do me?
My dinner Is to-night."
""Oil, very well."
"No, I enn't send In r any money. Not a cent. She
did this once before, and— Hello!   Hello!"
Jerk, jerk, at the receiver hook.
"Hay, Central, did you cut me off? I was speaking
to some one."
"No, I didn't cut off."
"What?"
"Nn, 1 dou't know the number."
Arllue Hung lbe receiver on to Its hook nnd put the
Instrument on the desk wilh tin ungeutle thud.
Kite trailed ber pule blue negligee over toward the
mantel cluck,
"Eight!"
She looked around nt the littered sitting room.
"DlagiiBtliig!" she remarked. "I should have known
belter than to yet one who wanted to so home nights.
Tbe next one who works for me nnd takes my uood
money lor next to nothing gets locked up, and 1 keep
tlie key."
She yawned, scuttled lu her heelless slippers nlotig
to tlie door of ber kitchenette, peeped lu, shuddered,
und turned hack to bed.
She pulled the covers up about her, sniffed the cold
air from the open windows, cuddled down further Into
her pillow, nnd yawned again,
"And this Is Thanksgiving Day." she muttered,
drowsily.    "Well, 1 suppose 1 Cllll take them all to a
restaurant."
Then she dropped back Into her Interrupted morning
nap, aud the littered sitting room, the un tidied kitchenette, the fnt turkey on its wny from tbe butcher's,
the other goodies coming from various directions
passed out of her mllld, ami dreamless sleep took her
Into Us healthy forgetfulness.
An obliging junitor fended off Intruders till ten
o'clock. Then Arllue hcciime conscious of an Insistent
ringing.
"I thought I answered It," she murmured, sleepily,
as she tumbled into gown and slippers. "Kate must
havo Imd to go somewhere." Then her mind cleared.
"Perhaps she got well and Is coming," she hazarded
buoyantly.
"Hello!"
"What!   Oh, la that you?   What! can't come?"
"Oh, yes, perfectly. Of course, I understand. But
couldn't you—couldn't you bring her, too?"
"No, 1 suppose not. Such a short time. Naturally
she wonts you to herself. I'd like so much to meet
ber."
"Yea, well, uert time, I hope."
"Yes, I'm disappointed, too. I'd counted on having
you meet Brenda Clifford. Yes, she's coming. Didn't
1 tell you?"
"Thank you. Awfully sorry. Better luck next
Thanksgiving. Oh, of course, I understand; yes, la-
deed.   Goodby, good by!"
Arllue Jerked buck berchnlr.
"Whatever will I do with Brendn? I'd promised
her Forrest Dune. He's Just the kind she loves to impress. And now thut Inconsiderate mother of bis
comes to town like this!   Brenda will he furious."
A ring at the door results in an unfastening of the
lock and a bringing of a tousled golden head Into tlic
view of tbe elevator boy. A handful of umll was
poked in through the narrow opening.
"See If Mrs. James can come up uud make my breakfast, will you, Hubert't   .My uut Id is ut home 111."
Mrs. James, Robert explained, was out of town. She
had goue up State to spend Thanksgiving with her
folks.
The door closed and Arllue, shiveriug, run into ber
bedroom, closed her windows and once more Jumped
Into bed.
"It'll u conspiracy to starve me," she laughed.
She stuck the pillows behind her, pulled an extra
coverlet over ber shoulders and opened her letters.
At the third oue she paused, leaned back uud burst
Into girlish laughter,
"I don't want to play in your yard," she Bang.
"That makes three -,f them."
She picked up another letter, one she had laid aside
to read the others.
"Let's see what tils Majesty has to offer for a reason for not coming. No one seems to care for little
Al'llne and her Tbanksglvllig dinner. Angle is honest,
I know, when she says her <-old Is too bad to let her
out—and anyhow I asked her awfully late. I'm glad
Uremia's deserted, only I know it's because she got
asked at the Inst minute io I'rcil Beaton's motor party.
She bas no conscience, Unit girl. .Itmjnle was uncertain at best and I'm not surprised that be can't come.
Now I'll guess why Alee Trevor's gone back on mc—■
just because he doesn't like me—nud that's the only
guess I have."
She looked nt the folded letter In her hand.
"I wish I knew why," she said wistfully. "I've
been plain and simple and friendly with him. not
actressy a bit. And I've never run after bim. No
one can sny thnt. And I only dared ask him after I'd
heard hini say he wasn't going anywhere. I ought
not to hnve corralled him like that, I suppose. I
didn't think how it would seem. Of course he
couldn't sny no—then.   Well, he evidently has—now."
She opened lbe letter nnd read It. Then she looked
out of tlie wii-dow that gave her fuvortte view of river
and shore and trees beyond.
• .-, •■• Thnnksalvlnir dinner nit bv
yourself. Arllne," she said. "Aiefc Trevor Is not going
to sit opposite you. as you thought he would, or look
at you half disapprovingly uud half as if be couldn't
help IlklLg you. as you hoped he would. Well, I don't
blame him. He's a gentleman lirst and foremost and
a really good actor. Why should he bother with you
and the second rate set you get a boil I you? It's kind
of mean to eall vour friends second rate, but, truthfully, they're not like him. If your mother could have
let you slay at home and grow up the nice little yellow
haired domestic brand you were eul out fur maybe
he'd Hi nk you worth looking at. Hut, I ben, if tie hud.
and you had, why. you'd never have seen liim except
across lbe footlights. Ob, dear, 1 wl-h we were going
to Imve a matinee and tin evening performance aud
a rehears.il Afterward! 1 don't vvniit a hoi.day. 1
bate ihem, any way!"
I lei lip quivered, bin she grinned cheerfully ns she
put her small white feet ouee more Into lhe heel leas
slippers.
"Perhaps little Arllue, you could. If you tried,
make yourself a cup of coffee. Other nrtlst indies
have been known to wait ou themselves and uot do it
badly either,"
lighted tbe alcohol lamp, got tbe enam ana tolw fasu
thc kitchenette and eat down, ber bead la ber toad*.
"I wouldn't go late that plaee again tf 1 never bad
butter," she observed. "Ob, hurry ap and heat!" She
glared at tbe coffee machine.
She munched ber dry roll, and with a wry face
u.pped the strong black stuff tbat had tasted so good
the ulght before.
Suddenly ber eyes filled with tears, whale her lips
curved into au attempt at n smile.
"Funny to be like this, isn't lt?" she obo-ked. Nice
oltl Thanksgiving Day! All nlone! Papa dead,
mamma married again—poor dear, bless her aad
Dora 'way off witb tbat handsome brother-in-law of
mine. Well, she deserves hltn, and every single one I'd
depended on having here to liven things up a little
going to do i-iniiethiug else. Aud the only oue I realty
wanted, the only one that amounted to anything at atl,
just wouldn't wini', Just didn't want to.
•*Oh. I know; it wasn't thut he was tired out st rehearsal.    He didn't waul to."
The tears had their way; the distorted little smile
disappeared. The cup aud plate were pushed aside
und u forlorn yellow head lay ou two outstretched pink
siiu arms.
"1 wanted Alee to come. 1 did, I did. And I don't
see why be couldn't have."
The slim shoulders heaved nnd the white hands
clenched. Then she sat upright with a suddenness that
brought the yellow hair unbecomingly over ber eyes.
She pushed her hair to the top of ber head, skewered It with a couple of plus, slipped Into a warm
dressing gown, and again opened the door of the
kitchenette. She picked up the empty ten kettle gingerly and filled it rti the tap. She lighted the gas and
set the kettle on.    Then she looked about her.
"I certainly am not much »-r a housekeeper," she remarked.
She shrugged her shoulders daintily.
"I'll dress and gel out of It—some where," she decided.
The dumbwaiter's vociferous offer at that moment
of rolls and cream tool; her attention. A hoarse voice
culled up that its owner was about io deliver tbe materials for ilu- dii r ordered by Miss Say re's maid.
"Keep them," called back Arllue, but the dumbwaiter drowned her words In Its mad race to (he bottom. She had Just lime to snatch the cream and rolls
from its shelf.
A couple of water bugs careened over the kitchen
table.   Arllue looked hastily about.
"What does she do to them?" she walled. "There's
something in a bottle."
She hunted about, climbed on a chair, and from a
top shelf seized a bottle labelled poison. A dash of
Its contents and the intruders had ceased even to
wriggle.
"Works wonders," Arllne rend, speculatively, "And
this Is where my morning meal Is prepared!"
There wus a hissing noise on ibe small gas range.
It seemed to come from tbe blue leu kettle,
"It enn't leak," said Arllne. "I brought It home
myself the time they burned up the other, and that
wns only a few weeks ago."
But lt did leak. It spilled n long Btrouk of water
down the front of the silk wrapper, and It acted just
like an Irritating rusted lea kettle, which It was.
Arilne's mouth lightened. She pul lhe offending
utensil Iu the sink, peered into several saucepans and
piled them ou top of the kettle.
The dumbwaiter rattled Its wny up and its whistle
sounded shrill aud Imperative.
A Thanksgiving dinner, or the materials for one,
has very little fascination for a break fasti ess person
who yearns simply for coffee and rolls.
Arllne lifted the heavy basket to tbe table and
turned with a pained look at the dishes In tlie sink.
"I enn't wash them before 1 have my coffee; I simply can't."
She looked, down nt the streak ou her wrapper and,
slumming the door to the dumbwaiter, fled to her own
room. She flung the damp garment at tbe back of n
chnlr, pulled another from her wardrobe and stuck
an extra pin viciously into the high piled hair.
"Thla Is a Jolly old Thanksgiving!" she announced.
There was coffoe In the French mncblne on her sit-
ttutr room tnWe      Arllne sniffed ai it.     Then <-'"-
"Idiot 1" she muttered. "Why not join the matinee
Idol class and be done with It? Alec! Why, you've
never called him Alec in your life. And what's more,
you never will. Now, drink tbe rest of that beastly
coffee and mop your foolish face."
She did hn she bade herself, drank the coffee, choked
down the remainder of a roll; then she pushed ber
chair buck.
"Now." she said, "for pity's sake, Arllne, think of
something ulee to do. Get out of tbls desperate looking place or you'll hnve the blues, and there's no need
of It."
"t'-'ggy is my last resort," sbe announced, after a
few moments' silence. "She's sure to have no plans,
She's nn nwfti! bore—poor little Peg—but she likes to
eat and I can take her a good drive first. A matinee,
too, she'd enjoy. I thought 1 was rid of shop for one
day. but any port In a storm."
She took up her telephone book nnd searched for tbe
uninteresting Peggy's number.
As she snt at her desk there was n whir of the bell at
her elbow.   She unhooked the receiver,
"Yes. Miss Sayre."
"What!"
"Mr. Trevor!"
"Why, yes, I did get your letter, Just now, tbls morning."
-Why, no, 1 shouldn't think it strange nt all. It
isn't only women who are allowed to change their
minds,"
"Of course, I understand. Only 1 won't admit that
you would hnve been tiresome, even If you were
fugged."
"It seems too bad you have to do so much more
than the rest of us. Repertoire Isn't quite as much
fun as It might be, Is HV"
"Why, of course, you may come, only"	
"No. I haven't asked any one In your plaee, hut"	
"Indeed, yes, I'll he delighted. I was going to say,
though"	
"No, no; don't call It off.   |>n come,   Do come!"
The color surged up Into Arllne's face, She hit the
desk with a silent little list. She hadn't meant to say
It in just that tone.
"Not in the least. I ean arrange perfectly. The
party has changed a little, hut there's plenty of room."
"Atl right, I'll expect you."
"Ob. rather early. .Nothing formal, you know.
We'll ent when we're hungry."
Sbe laughed at his response.
"There won't he much to drink If we are dry,
only common claret.   I'm a poor provider that way."
A smile stole about tier lips as she listened; a tender,
unconscious curve thai made her mouth beautiful.
"Thonk you; yes, I know.  I think It's better, too."
"Well, you'll eome?"
"All right. Yes. lovely; just cold and sunshiny
enough to make It real Thanksgivlngy.     Have you
' ..■■• ,.n?--*H-*** Up ynitr nifM'Hl"**'"
Tes, s lot of them.   One ulee hlg oue."
"No, I can't telt what It Is."
"Well, you'll come?"
"Yes, sure lt won't We—we'll all be gtad to see
you."
"Goodby."
She bung the receiver up. pressed her hands to
her cheeks and looked straight ahead of her with
shining eyes,
"He Is coming!   He Is coming!"
She ran to the mirror.
"You little Idiot!" she cried. "He doesn't want to
see you any more than lie did when he said he
couldn't come. II Isn't yon. It's only because he's
rested aud he feels better and wants some Thanksgiving dinner with friends. Don't deceive yourself.
But maybe, maybe If you're nice and natural aud
don't laugh too loud, or drink much claret, or say
silly, itlppMiit things, maybe he'll look at you as If he
couldn't help liking yon a little, and perhaps you'll
catch him at ll."
Tears struggled through the smite and dewed the
shining eyes.
"You really are tired of the stage, little Arllne.
You wish you had a real housekeeping place, with
stny-thore-nll-tho-tlnie maids, aud dinners to order and
worries about the steak being lough and the grocer hill
altogether too much. You don't want to be featured
any more, nor have yuur picture on the billboards.
You're tired of it, dead tired of It. Hut you mustn't
let anybody know. They'd laugh at you. And he
mustn't know, above everybody else, because he might
suspect lie had something to do wilh It. Aud he
hasn't*   Not a thing!   Not a single"	
She broke off. struck nt tbe tears thnt had begun
to fall, aud pursed her mouth Into a prim tine.
"Ninny! Foolish! Hed Nose! You'll look pretty
for your dinner party."
She laughed a quavering little laugh nnd ran Into
her bedroom.
"Bach room looks worse thnn the last. I'll eall
down and g*t Mrs. James to straighten things out.
Oh. dear! Thnt horrid hoy said she's gone to her
'folks.' Well. I'm glad; I want everybody happy today. Isn't that seliish. Just because I'm happy? If
I wasn't I suppose—well, I'll 'phone for Tilly."
Tilly, the laundress, whom an obliging druggist
occasionally summoned to the booth In his store, was
not at home, Nt-lther was Peggy, the fearsome bore
who was to play Miss Propriety and eat her llll nt
Arllne's hoard, nor Miss Nelson, a chance but pleas mt
acquaintance, whom she frantically lift upon as a sop
to Mrs.,ferberus (ll'limly,
Hereft alike of servitors and guests. Arllne grew
desperate. Thnnksirh Ing Pav was slipping by. Here
sbe wns In wrapper and mi tidy piled up hair, wandering about a distinctly unpresentable apirlmenl. her
uncooked dinner holding eltnnile sway In the liny
kitchenette, the one person whom she wanted to dinner with her within a few hours of liN appearance—
and no one to dine with liim hul herself, no nue to
conk for bim	
She stopped short iu the midst of n futile dash at the
overworked telephone.
Suppose she!
Well, why not? She hadn't done much of It, It Is
true, but she had seen others ,Io It.
Here a few moments ago she had been 1 iitglng for
domesticity-fairly weeping for It—ami now ii was
banded out to her. in tin unpleasantly large ilo«e. to insure, but she would not flinch. She would clear up:
sbe would cook: she would dine with him alone—just
they two, Surely she would earn it if she could prove
herself n good little housewife—nn, not housewife.
You couldn't lie that till you were married!
She dropped off the loose gown she wore nml (lived
Info her bathroom. There Issued forth sounds of
splashing and n murmured conversation a solitaire.
Sbe came forth radiant, pink cheeked. At her
dressing table sbe colled the yellow hair in neat braids
about ber head. Then n hasty but careful toilet and
Miss Arllue Sayre stood alert and smiling In a short
dark red skirt, a eollarless plain white blouse, trimly
belted. A little search evoked a big apron, purchased for tbe erring Katie or one of her predecessors.
"The sitting room first," cried the new housekeeper,
nnd she started boldly In.
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It was half-past four when the hall bell rang.
"The dowers!" cried the tired youni- ■   "tan who
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walked shakily to the door. "My, but tbls Is hard
work.   Kverythlng Is going lovely, though."
She pulled (he door open toward ber In tbe narrow
hall and ran back Into the kitchenette.
"Take them Into the sitting room," she called, "and
send up some more ice wheii you go down."
Her eyes were fixed with tragic iutentness or the
huge bird lu tbe gns oven.
"Haste him," she was muttering to herself. "I've
fairly sewrd him. He just eats up tbe gravy. I wonder If I dare put more water In the pan. lt might
mnke It too weak.   Well?"
She turned sharply as tbe kitchenette door r.-r-uaf is
•lowly and a head enme through the open space; a
bead covered with brown hair that grew In boyish
wavy fashion about a broad white brow. Trevor**
earnest inquiring ayes looked Into hers.
"Oh," said Arllue softly. "Oh." And sbe sat quietly down on the floor und covered ber faee with her
bands.
"Can't I help?   Are you alt alone?"
Tbe nn turn I sympathetic tone brought Arllne's face
to light again.
"Oh," she cried, "everybody deserted me; everybody
except you, nnd 1 couldn't bear to have you go too.
Isn't It ridiculous? I've cleaned the house and I've
cleaned this place, too. It was Just awful. And now
I'm cooking the turkey!"
Trevor enme into lhe little room. He put out both
hands mid lifted Arllne to her feel,
"Shut tbe oven dour," lie said, "My mother used to
say keep the oven door shut."
"That's for eenke," stuttered Arllne. And then they
both laughed.
This was a new Alec Trevor. Tall, slim, with clean-
cut features, usually unsmiling, he wns likely te
be coldly aloof, but now, us he stooped nnd closed the
door of the little gus oven there was a delightful
homeliness aboul him.
"It wits good of you to come." Arllue sat on I
wooilen chair, her arms drooping wearily.
"It was good of you to let mo. tf I'd known—why
didn't you tell me tbat you'd have to do all this"	
"Oh. don't say you wouldn't have enme. It's been
nice to do. I've been glad. I've seen mother and
Dora—It's only that 1 was brought up different They
made tue he an actress. I didn't like It at first, truly;
but then It got to be easy and, oh, I could learn tbli
so quickly If 1 bad a ebniice!"
Sbe stopped and Hushed violently.
"Why should you Irani? Why shouldn't there bi
some one to do it for you?"
"Mother ami Dora did tt." she mild, simply, "till a
few years ago. Then I earned more money and wa
got some one to do ;t for us. Then mamma married,
ami Dora too. 1 was glad; but I'd always earned
money for them both ever since 1 was n child—they
didn't know how, you see—and then 1 had to go oa
earning it for myself. I didn't mind, but I've always
wished I could tell you why I keep on when I kuow
I'm such a bad actress. Truly. I know It. But It's
my looks, you know." She said It bravely. "I enu get
purls on account of my hair and my face and my—the
way I look."
"Don't!" erted Trevor. He caught her hand quickly.
"Don't torture yourself like this. Why should you
explain to me?"
"I don't know," snld Arllne, slowly.
Thc color died out of her face, leaving It white
and wan. "I shouldn't have, should I? Only, somehow, I wauted you to know."
"Who am I to know? I don't deserve to have you
tell me. I ought to have takeu you ou trust, and I
didn't.   I'm sorry; so sorry."
He held her hand tight in Ids, and she looked up
nt him like n child.
"Do you  know." she said,  gently.  "I   thought lt •
would be nice for us to have a little dinner here hy
ourselves*, though I did try, truly I did. to gel some
one else?   But everybody backed out and there was
the turkey—and there were yon"	
she laughed and he echoed her laughter. Hut It
was a tender sound like a caress that came from Alee
Trevor's lips.
"Will you believe." he asked, "that t was dying,
Jest dying, to have my Thanksgiving dinner with you
nlone? I hadn't the nerve to ask yon—yes—frankly,
I could hnve asked you, but I was a coward. I
thought you liked tbe crowd am) tbor* tiresome
folks about yon. And I thought—forgive me—but I
thought you liked too well the admiration of many-—
too well for tin- woman I wauled to ask"	
"Ob." Interrupted Arllne. "then It was true, those
times, only two or three of them, when you looked at
me as If you couldn't help liking me?"
"Liking yon!"
Arline found herself lifted clear of the wooden
chair.' The strong arms about her held her as if they
would never let her go. Her fuee wns pressed close
to Alec's and in her enr was being poured the story
of his "liking." Her head lay on his shoulder and
she listened, listened.
The tnrkey browned In the oven, tbe potatoes boiled
and sputtered ou the top of tbe range. The door of
tbe ice box wns open, the Ice melting at a scandalous
rate, and thero they sat those two, on the wooden
chair nnd told each other all about It from tbe beginning—how he tried not to and she tried not to, and
neither could help It; how he tried to stay away today, but couldn't help coming, even when lie thought
be hnd to see ber In thc midst of a lot of gadabouts
and silly asses. Oh, there was uo name too bad to call
those delinquent guests of Arllne's,
And tben the bell rang. It was the boy with the
flowers, the same boy that Alee hml been mistaken
for. And Anally tbey both studied the poor burned
turkey at the same moment and dragged him smoking
from the oven.
"Mercy!" cried Arllne, "nnd he wns getting on so
nicely.   And the gravy In the pnn Is all dried up."
"Oravy Isn't good for us," said Trevor, as he dexterously transferred tbe fowl to n huge platter. "Now,
open the door, little girl, and then bring Htniig the potatoes and other things, because we ire both hungry
ns hears, and we nre going fo have the Thanksgiving
dinner of our lives."
"Oh, Alee! Alec!" Arllne whispered tearfully to the
gas stove, ns sh* hurried tlie vegetables lulo their respective dishes and piled them on to a tray. "It's all
come true,   I shall be a housewife.   I urn one now.
"Look out!" she culled, gayly, "I'm coming through."
She gave the swinging door a push, slid Into tbe hall
und through It to tbe sitting room.
"Now, you fill tbe glasses," she ordered.
But Alee had eome elose to ber. "Walt a minute,"
he snld. "Won't yon regret It, Arllne? The stage, the
excitement. Remember, I've got to keep on. It's my
work; I'm cat out for It."
"And I'm cut out to help you, dear." She put ber
arms about his neck. "That's my Job. Just little eld
Arllne to come to when you're tired and things don't
go straight. Just little old Arllne, whs only sake to
love you and make you happy."
But he put his finger on her lips.
"Just uy mainstay, my helper, my darling," he whia-
pered.   "Just my wife."
To a woman them are two tragedies—one ts not getting the man sbe loves, the other la getting htm. Tha
flr«t Is resignation, the second disillusion. THK   CHAN BROOK    11KKA1-.I)
Imperial Bank oi Canada
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Drafts nml totters ot Credit isstieil available in any part ol
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upwards roooivod and interest allowed trom date uf deposit.
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Full line ol Gltt880fi iin.l Bar fixture* always in stock.
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ii Prepare for the Winter Now
Wm havo in stork a full' line of COAI. and
WOOD HEATERS; also COAL nnd WOOD
COOK 8TOVE8 and -mines.
Wo lutvo nlmt a full Htm nf 8tovt> .I'jpph.
HllmwH, IVtmpttlH, Kim shnyulH, pit:., etc.
II J.M. Agnew & Co., Elko, B.C.
I FERNIE ♦
(From thu  Ferule Kite  Truss.j
ituli. Wobb Leaves next week lur
Uolowan iu u|il*ii a -.liug business in
llial     low 11. Bub    bas     lhu    besl
wishes uf bis many friends bere-
The steam beating plant ul the
Miners Union building is being installed Llus week. Ur. Oarlylo is
liuing the wurk.
Charles Uurrows, the noted boxer
ul the Crows Nest I'ass, is uow
training the Uycloue Kid fur the
coining contout between himself ami
1 hai In- Kohinson, ut Coleman, which
is to come ud un No vow bei aotto.—
Ktaui. Paper,
Miiym l-Ierchinet Informs us tint
the Fairy Creek reservoir, vrith a
capacity ol 18U-0UU gallons cun be
ulu*d in ik minutes, in other words
tins moans Hint with overy tap In
town running wide open Un* reser-
volt would still overflow. This Is a
wonderful advantage over the old
une, which took fifty bums to fill
Work on the now Methodist churoh
is being rushed fur tlm opening ou
Sunday week, November 1 Ub. opening sermons will be preached by Kev.
Geo. Kerby, uf Calgary, Alia., une
uf the ablest ami most popular ministers in the west, and especially
successful in young men's .wurk. On
the Monday following tlio opening the
ladles of ibe church aro providing a
popular dinner at 50 cents per head,
which will bu served in the basement
of the church. There is ample accommodation in the basement for
sitting all who may come. In the
evening u cantata will be rendered by
the choir.
The election lor district officers and
also lor international officers of the
D.M.W. of A. takes place on the
second Tuesday in December, on
which day the mines are closed. The
candidates for the various offices in
the ilistriet aro as follows:
President-Win. B. Powell, tbe
present occupant of the post, returned with no opposition.
Vice-President—Clem Stuhbs, Bcl-
levue; Robert Evans, Kenmare,
Secretary-Treasurer—A. .1. Cart er,
Michel: A. Hamilton, Corbin; J. J).
Perkins. Bankhcad; A. S. .Julian,
Frascr Flats.
International Hoard Member—Peter
Patterson, Fernie; William Ryan,
Coleman; W. II. Evans, Fernie; Chas.
(lamer, Michel; 1 Innv Smith, Coleman; T. E. .lames, Edmonton.
District Hoard Member—Sub. District 1.—-lohn E. Smith, Fernie;
Vat. Mowclls, Michel.
No. a.—Vin Froilsham, Coleman; P.
0. Jones, Ilillcrest.
Xn. .'J.—John Larson, Lethbridge;
Cabe/ Ravnor, Tabor,
Xo. 4.—Herb Fox, Canmorc; Jack
Junes, Bankhcad.
According to constitution, the
ballots are being printed in the different languages spoken in the dlr-
trict, and will be forwarded in due
time by the secretary,
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(Frnm the Moyie Leader.)
The Moylo Liberals have opened
xmimftlcc zooms in the new Morley
building, near J. W. Fitch's store.
The Moylo   Conservatives have put
piano in    their committee rooms,
and have arranged   seats and a platlorm.    They aro amply prepared fot
meetings, both large uud small.
I. li. Iluwthornthwaito, the leadei
>[ the Socialist partv in British Columbia, is expected lo In' in the
'ranbrook and Ferolo rulings during
he later stages of tho provincial
aiupaign.
Andrew Mueller, one of the part-
era in llie Moyie brewely, has been
langctously ill for several days with
1 attack of rheumatic fever.'
Dave  Champagne,  a porter al     the
etiltal hotel,    was   Hied   before Jus-
ice of the IVace Hill last week oil a
charge of theft and was sentenced to
1 months imprisonment in tbe Nelson jail.
Thos. E, Kelly, former secretary
of the Moyie Miners' union and the
Labor candidate in (he last provincial campaign, is here from Spokane
I will probably spend the winter
in litis pari of lhe country, Mr.
Kelly has a piece of land near Vera,
a suburb ol Spokane, and bas heen
lending the life of the agriculturist.
The trial of I'eter fireenie and
Tony lliekey, the two men charged
with pilfering, took place at the
conn house Wednesday before Stipendiary Mngistrale Armstrong, ol
Craubrook. Chiel Constable Sampson, of Fernie, handlod Ihe side of tbe
piosectilion. Two crosscut saws,
a p.ni of shoos, a pair of oars, a
in/or and some oilier junk were Identified by tbe owners. The two men
were found guilty anil were sentenced
'o four months rneb. Constable
Kemp ton took the men In Nelson,
where they vyill serve their lime in
the provincial jail.
Our $15. Overcoats
At $15, we offer values that
have no equals in this country
at this price.
Exclusive styles—elegant
patterns—reliable quality—with
the matchless tailoring that the
Fit-Reform
experts put
into every
F i t - R e f o r m
garment.
See Owie
h.mlwime
Tweed Effect,
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Enlargement has been decided upon
for the C.l'.U. company's hotel at
\ aueouver. The extensions will
double the capacity of this hotel. All
[Cast Kootenay district—ol Immense
body and quite the ctpiul in quality,
if nut better than tbe coal now lieing
mined iu the Crows Nest l'uss Held,
is the opinion ol Provincial Mineralogist \V. V. Robertson, who has just
returned to Victoria.
Twenty-one thousand dollars has
already been .subscribed (or a new
theatre in Victoria.
High-water mark in Victoria real
estate was touched this week when
lhe Hank of Toronto closed an    op-
k will be proceed with'at'ouce!  <iu11 «\ lu\ ■■■"'"'L'S' Y»toa *•'<*
Broadsheets lor $Hi(l,(HHJ.     Tlic   lot
J. Midland, a pioneer of Laiigloy.
who bus resided there fur the past liV
wars, ia dead, aged fit) years. He
leaves, besides liis widow, a family
ui live girls aud two boys.
With a view lo (Hither developing
the mines of the Boundary, the CI',
ii. will build a spur ftom Hartford
Junction to the Athelslau and Jackpot mines, of the Wellington camp.
T.ie contract for this section of line
has been awarded by thc C. 1J. IL to
W. 1'. Ticrney iV Co., of Nelson.
The output ol the Kaslo Slocan
district iu all grades of ore for the
year exceeds lli.lUM) tons. A year
ago the combined output of ull
grades uf ores amounted to t)78b
tons. This year so far the tonnage
is tfl,552, a very big increase.
BRAIN LEAKS.
(Selected.)
Honesty Is one ol the host excuses
for poverty.
One .wav not to settle a question is
lo argue about it.
Bores talk about themselves; gossips talk about others.
A girl seldom admits that she's In
love unless sho isn't.
Many a girl passes lor a beauty
because her leet don't show.
A woman's patience with a stupid
mau is almost as near to divinity ns
vou can come In this world.      1
The wav you ean make tho furnace
go is by Irving to slow It down when
It's loo hot.
A big diamond drill is to be used
to prospect thc mountain of marble
eight miles from Lardo, and now
owned by the Canadian Marble company. It is believed to be one of
the "richest marble properties in the
world. About $150,000 has been ox-
ptnded in plant this summer aud
seventy men are now employed
quarrying and finishing the rough
marble.
Kor a figure somewhere in tlie
n< ighborhood of a million dollars tbe
Brooke Scnnlon Lumber company
have purchased from C F. Pretty
ft 11 square miles of pulp leases on
tlie Mainland and east coast of Vancouver Island, and 8,000 acres on
cither side of the Powell river,
crown-granted land, and a power
right on the river.
Messrs. John Bell, of A. G. Lambert & Co., N'elson, and Thomas B.
White, of Johnson, White A: Co.,
manufacturers of hardwood lumber,
slaves and hoops, Kolapore, Out.,
have entered into negotiations with
the Boundary Development & Exploration company, of Greenwood, to
purchase ten acres lor a miilsite, in
the immediate vicinity of the coal
mines west of Midway. They have
eleven timber limits close by and will
erect a mill before next spring. This
nu'aiis an additional industry for
Midway and will he a distinct boon
lo the Boundary district.
Alter many months of trying
vexations obstacles to overcome, and
financial difficulties to surmount,
Gladstone Local Union U. M, W. of
A., Kernie, have at last brought tn
completion their splendid new building, on Victoria avenue, comprising
as it does, complete and splendid
equipped apartments for all union
purposes, a hue meeting ball, an auditorium ui' opera house second to
tioue in this district, reading rooms,
two splendidly equipped stores, full
si/e basement, occupied by the Workmen's club, the Whole lighted an:l
heated by their own boilers and electric plant, ll is Indeed a monumenl
to tin1 perseverance and unceasing
loil of those men who have long had
some such idea in sight. The cost
of the building complete will be well
over $65,000, thc figures being considerably inerensed on account of Humming of llie big fire of August 1st,
1IHI8, at a time when much inflammable material wns exposed and
proved an easy victim to the flames.
The New Dominion Copper company
effected a settlement at 75 cents on
the dollar witb Hie miners who had
wages duo tbem by the old Dominion
company, and it Is reported that lhe
payments are being made, this week
in Phoenix. Tbo new company was
not responsible for these debts, but
preferred to make a settlement rather than have any trouble when operations were commenced. Work at
the Rawhide will commence shortly.
Hthough no ollicial information litis
been given out it is likely that tbo
ores of Ihe New Dominion will lie
smelted in Greenwood.
Tbat there are measures of coal on
lhe upper Klk river, above Ibe confluence of Michel crook—in  the great
bas a     frontage ot 51) leet on Yules
and till feel ou Broad street.
.1. A. Moore, tbe Seattle capitalist,
and head of the Irondale Steel &.
Iron Works company, who was In
Victoria recently told Victorians ho
would be iu a position soon to make
tbem a concrete proposition regarding the purchase of land (or the establishment of steel works there.
Seventy-seven thousand dollars
more is required to complete tlw
sanitarium for consumptives at
I'ranq 11 ilie.
About two hundred thousand men
are employed in the construction of
thc Grand Trunk Pacific railway between Edmonton and thc Pacific
coast.
<U tbe Kamloops police court last
week John Healy was sentenced to
six months at Kamloops gaol for
robbing Dr. McLean and stealing his
watch, which he afterwards sold.
John Bumfrey, an Englishman,
ranching on Columbia river, near
East Itobson, accidentally shot himself with a rifle. He was taken to
the hospital in a critical condition.
Hugh Stevens, of Arrowhead, died
last week. Recently he underwent
an operation for the malady that
eventually caused his death.
Shot through thc ngnt breast, the
wound extending clear through thc
trunk, the body of Salvatore Andrea,
an Italian, for the past two years a
sident ot Victoria, was lound recently a short distance from the old
Leach River trail, about halt a mile
north of the Coldstream hotel. From
the marks upon the ground and thc
attitude ot the body found, there is
every Indication that after receiving
his death wound Andrea was dragged
from the trail into the bush. The
police have becn unable to fathom
the mystery.
The second payment has been made
on the Golden Fawm mine, in the
Sheep Creek district.
Cornelius Murphy, a well known
Slocan prospector, was drowned last
week in the Naas river.
The Granby mines at Phoenix
shipped 27,573 tons ot ore to Grand
Forks last week.    This is a record.
The provincial police ot Vancouver
are making overy effort to discover
the person or persons who sot fire to
lhe government sheds on Westminster
road, near the Junction hotel
a recent Saturday night.
11. Roberts, otherwise known as H.
Marwood Stevens, has been jailed on
a vagrancy charge. He was identified as II. M. Stevens, wanted at
Salmon Arm on a charge of forgery.
He will be taken back to Salmon
A rm The arrest was made at
Kamloops.
NEW PLANT FOR BELLEVUE.
WESTERN   CANADIAN COLLIERIES MAKING LARGE ADDITIONS.
Tho West Canadian Collieries,
which operates mines at Lille and
Bellevue, and is now opening a new
mine at Blairmore, has well under
way the construction of a new
operating plant at its Bellevue collieries, says the Coleman Miner,
which when completed will constitute
probaby the finest coal mining equipment vet installed in the Pass. The
planl is to consist of a power house,
steel tipple and equipment with
scales and box loader, stone lamp
bouse, a modern wash house and machine shops, all of which will entail
an ex[icnditure of over (1250,000.
When operations with lire new plant
begin, Hie company will put on the
market six grades of coal, run of
mine, slack, egg lump, special lump,
and depreciated run ot mine, thus Im-
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MICA CRYSTAL CRIT
RELIABLE CHICK FOOD
RELIABLE ROULTRY FOOD
RELIABLE INSECT KILLER
WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF THE ABOVE.
Harness and Harness Repairing*
Flour,  Feed,  Hay,  and   Grain
Shipping  Orders   receive   Prompt   Attention
The East Kootenay Investment Co.
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If you wish to purchase property
call on us.
We do the Real Estate Business
of the district.
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AND HAVE SKIUED MM TO
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tt'n nr. not noricM a* tlie
liltdltfMli lint can ..tiniat, intcl-
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KltfHI'. mul ii ftUHiuntw tor
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B. H. SHORT
The Painter A Decorator
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Ing able t<» supply anv character   ol
coal tho market demands.
With thc present handling facilities
(lie company is shipping an average
nl 1200 tons a day from lbe Bellevue
mine. With tho new plant tbe tonnage will be greatly Increased, while
No. 2 mint* on the vipper (old of the
same seam as No. 1, is lieing opened
up anil within six months will add to
tbe dally output at least live hundred
Urns,     Tbe entry of No. 1 Is     now
about live hundred feet and shows a
splendid quality ot coal.
It is expected the now plant will be
in operation hy the first o! the year
and tbat within a very short time
thereafter an average of two thousand tons of coal daily will he (.hipped to thc market.
")
The disadvantage of having a good
reputation Ir how it makes everybody
want to take it awa** from you. THE  CRANBROOK  HERALD
3.00 A VBAH
THE   PAPEB   THAT   IS   READ   BY   THE   PEOPLE
NOVEMBER  10, 1909
JltANItltOO
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Limited.
Dcanc, Managing Kiiitor.
tuiiokUL Num
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nl Un- visit
day of 1'ieini
Ihiiicral   lioi
large numbci
plannUun
o| the n
ihe prciv
belng n
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gave   Hi.
k electors took advantage
> ilu
AK Bud.
iy last   Sntur-
iimy
illWii
I ftVen n i
'I'hcre wi
various s|;
sympalbcl
plauded fr
speeches,
character!
and All<
turned "in   in
tin  to  the    ox-
iheso ministers
,   upon    which
tbe country is
huge audience
the  Auditorium
and Candidate
in trims bearing,
slasm, but    lbe
l-.- is   wcro    accorded   a
hearing   and   were apnea) ly throughout    their
Ilu* ' meeting   was t|iiite
o ol     Cranhrook,  where
lo   lis
ml bj
policj
leal hi
The
;l  Hi
isters
and en
Uirney-Ch
looking i
lbe
1"
the principle of fair play to all
speakers dealing with topics of pub-
lie inleresl is strictly adhered to.
1'ivmiiT MeBride followed lines tbat
he 1ms made peculiarly bis own, that
is in say. In* spoke al considerable
length without committing himself,
or liis parly, to am thing very ilefln-
ile. lie Jollied the electors along In
bis happy manner and certainly
created a very favorable impression,
i veil il bis remarks threw no new
Unlit upon tin* subject mutter ol discussion. On the other hand, At-
al Bowser was, us usual,
trouble and did his best
bile mind against
n^,^,^—^^^— Hit and to drag
in irrelavcnl issues. Happily ia
< ranbrook audience is loo well informed to lake much notlco of thc
alio rney-gehe nil's ilia tribes. Tliey
have ion keen a memory of bis bad
breaks In the past to accept seriously Ins fierce denunciations ol Sir
Wilfrid Laurier aud bis colleagues.
Uic Conservative candi-
was lbe lirsl speaker,
kindly reception, but be
  nl     Lhe patience ol Iris
audience when be went on lo dilate
upon the generous treatment accorded
cranhrook constituency by tho Aliunde government, despite the :act
that it bad been represented hereto-
lore by a member   of tlio opposition.
AM. tin
date, win
wiis given
Liberal   opponents  and as   strongly j work.     lie went into a   mass      of
heretofore    opposed     by himself and   detail,   outlining lhu provincial gov- ,
bis followers in tbe letuslaoiri.     in   crnment's constant warfare with the '
a   word,    he intimated  that in   the   terrible Grit government at Ottawa,
event of   bis   government being siis-   over such matters as Indian reserves. |
talned it would be one   of their first , water rights    and   fisheries.    As iu j
Notwltb
ing ace
.mil Ilu
ml Ing the patient henr-
nb-il lbe visiting ministers
ready response to Lbe chairman's call for cheers at the close of
lbe meeting, it cannot be denied thai
iiie speeches of both ministers contained little or nothing calculated lo
gain lbe confidence or inspire the
. iilliiisiasm of the Cranhrook clce-
tqrate, Premier MeBride is a past
master in the art of jollying mid he
gave full vent to bis talents in this
direction mi Saturday night. But
his audience hud not gathered at the
Auditorium to bo jollied. Tbey bad
assembled for tho purpose of learning at first band tbe details of thc
government's railway policy, aud of
lieing shown wherein the interests of
their own district, iu particular,
stood to gain by its being given el-
feet to. Premier MeBride did not
discuss tlie details of bis railway
policy, In- preferred, and doubtless
wisely sn, to stick to generalities.
lie dilated with much eloquence upon
what McKcnzic and Mann bad accomplished elsewhere in the Dominion and assured bis auditors that an
ri|iial measure "f success would follow lheir operations in this province,
lie appcnled to Liberals lo endorse
his policy because tho governments of
Alberta ami Saskatchewan, presided
over by Liberals, bad entered into
coiitrncis with McKenzio and Mann,
hut he did not attempt to draw any
comparison between tbe eon tracts
made in Alberta and Saskatchewan
and the contract be was prepared
to make with   lbe same parties.
Premier MeBride did deal briefly
with the government's side of the
proposed bargain. lie suggested
(but the proposed guarantee of bonds
to the tune oi $35,000 per mile was
a mere lieu bite, upon whieh the
province would nol be called to expend a single dollar. As to the
fact thai Un proposed line would
parallel the C.I'.K. for upwards of
2B0 miles, lbe premier said tbat
was unavoidable. II was absolutely
necessary that any competing transcontinental mil way should utilize
the Fraser canyon. He then
branched ofi to prophecies of what
the outcome  nf   lbe construction     of
through British Columbia
railway through British Columbia
would be uud intimated that, in
some remarkable ami unexplained
manner, It would assist In giving
Cranbrook much needed transportation facilities, declaring that Cranbrook's present condition was due to
lack of udcijuate transportation
facilities. .Much to the surprise io!
every one of his auditors, tlic premier made no reference to the Kootenay Central, a line of railway greatly needed aud the consttuction ol
which has been delayed by reason of
Ihe MeBride government's failure to
recognize its importance. Probably
Miis failure to refer lo the Kootenay Central was due to the fact
that the premier knows that in the
event of the policy he is advocating
being endorsed by the electorate the
construction of the Kootenay Central will be Indefinitely postponed.
Premier MeBride was hut little more
explicit in his references to the
second portion of his railway p !
i.e., the subsidizing of the Kettle
Vallev line. He did throw out the
suggestion that this line would afford more direct communication between the coast and the Kootenay
districts, but bow or iu what manner its construction would advantage
the people of South Kast Kootenay,
was not tombed upon.
Tlie premier's closing remarks
were devoted to tho lumber industry
and in the course of Ihem be was
compelled to admit his conversion to
a policy strongly advocated    hy    his
duties  to   introduce   legislation   ac-
rdltlg perpetuity of title to Umbel
license holders. This is a complete
reversal of policy on the part of
the AicBride government and a full
and thorough acknowledgment of t'e
wisdom of the policy, in ibis connection, persistently advocated tiy the
Liberal opposition for past years,
obviously Premier MeBride, despite
the loud cackling of his press, realizes the insecurity of bis hold on tbe
ountry and at this late moment is
.repined to do justice to the lumber
.icii. despite bis past record and the
uniform action of bis party in the
legislature on this subject. A remarkable feature of the premier's address was the failure on his part to
make even the slightest reference to
the resignations of two of bis former
most highly trusted colleagues,
Messrs. Tatlow and Kulton. The
cry least that a Cranhrook audience had tlie right to expect was
hai the premier should have taken
advantage of this opportunity to
explain to them just why these two
trusted colleagues of his had thrown
ip their portfolios and retired to
nivate life. Their own explanation that bis railway police was altogether too extravagant, unwise,
cc!.less and ill-eonstdered, for them
to continue in his cabinet, must
therefore Im> accepted as tho true reason of their retirement, It was remarkable, also, that the premier bad
no reference to make to the altitude
if Sir Charles llibbert Tupper, one
of the foremost. Conservatives in lb
province, in this subject. But
doubtless the premier finds it easier
to jolly an audience than to <*\et
down to the cold hard facts of tbe
case.
AiLurncy-Ocneral Bowser, speaking
in tus uual roil of finance minister
u-iaJ etiiel legal adviser, put the position oi tiie province in regard Lo tne
v ana-diaii noi thc in sutisiuics very
,-uuuiy, 'staling that it was simply a
matter of endorsing their paper to
tne tune of ^1,01)0,000. He did not
,iiom that the province would ever
.,«■ called upon lo pay a cent of interest on this paper and he intimated
aai if ever it became necessary for
ne province to take up the note
here would be abundant security, in
ue shape of the roadbed. Air.
iowser lurlher cleared tlie almos-
,'nerc by emphatically stating thai
i con tract had been entered into as
t by thc government aud McKcnzic
atid Mann, There was simply a
memorandum of agreement, signed by
die vice-president of lhe railway and
ibe premier of the province. Apparently Attorney-General Bow ser
nas no greal confidence in the bona
ades of Messrs. Mch.cn/ie and Mann,
.ui tie went ou to say that in dealing witli people of that kind
tliey had to be very guarded as they
■vouhi take every advantage of the
government possible. Notwithstanding this confession of lack of confidence, the attorney-general went on to
.ay that McKcnzic and Mann had
perfect confidence in the government
and had agreed to tlie government
making auy changes in the memorandum of agreement they saw fit, as
well as to add new clauses. Mr.
Bowser waxed wrathful over what he
termed the inconsistency of the Liberals in opposing this deal with Mo-
lu'ii/.ic and Mann. l'hey had, lie
said, charged the MeBride government with being subject to C.P.H.
dictation and had quoted as proof of
ibis tlie Columbia and Western land
grant. Now that they are assisting
a railway that will compete with the
C.P.K., these same Liberals express
indignation. Dealing with the Liberal attack on their agreement with
the Canadian Northern, that it
meant lbe paralleling of the C.P.H.
for upwards of 200 miles, Mr. Bowser said the only reason for this
was that they wanted thc best grade
grade of four-tenths of one per cent.
obtainable and that hy duplicating
Lbe C.P.H. track they would get it.
As a climax to this explanation, Mr.
itowser declared in vociferous strains
Jiat the province would never he
called upon to pay a cent in connection wilh this subsidy. But
-.1 range to say, this hold pronouncement did not even provoke a cheer.
Very brief reference was made by
ihe attorney-general to the relire-
ni'tit from the cabinet ot his two
former colleagues, Messrs. Tatlow
and Fulton. Ho went on, however,
to tell of the excellent shape iu
which the late finance minister had
left tbe finances of the province
and announced that   he had upwards
f M,000,000 in the bank at Victoria to expend     upon public works,
Ie expressed thc opinion that it was
unwise to keep so large a sum of
money idle in the bank and promised
that llie future would see no repetition of that sort of thing if H:
government were sustaimd, but that
every dollar would be quickly expended upon necessary public works. The
attorney-general next waxed humorous over the railway policy enunciated by Leader Oliver, which he characterized as a picture puzzle. Mr.
Bowser was, however, a little tern
cavalier In his treatment of this
policy. He started out to refer to
each line of railway to which the
Liberal party propose to render as
sistanec, coupled with the Dominion
subsidy. He dealt with one or two
lines on the lower mainland and Hit
island but noticeably avoided all reference to the Kootenav Central
Having thoroughly demolished
Oliver's railway policy, at lenst to
his own satisfaction, the attorney-
general turned to topics more congenial to his nature. Thc audience was
treated to a very long, detailed
statement of the government's untiring efforts to safeguard white work-
ingmen from the encroachments of
tbe Mongolian. Mr. Bowser told
with much satisfaction of tbe provincial government's conferences
witb the O.T.P. officials and of lheir
brave stand against any and everv
attempt on the part ol tlw railwav
company to secure the importation
of   Asiatic labor     for   construction
rights
course of bis statement be bad to
confess that iu most of bis attacks
upon thc Dominion authorities" he
had been ruled out of order by the
highest courts in the land, tlie effect of bis indictment was somen I
modified, bui whatever effect it may
have bad upon bis decided!v weary
audience, it was unite apparent that
Alt. Houser was having the time of
his life.
The closing portion of the attorney-
Heneral's sjleech was devoted to tin-
Local Option question. Mr. Bowser
said that ill the event of the vote
for Local    Option equalling rift>  per
ut of the vole cast for candidates for the legislature, tbe gov-
ctumeut would at once introduce a
Local Option measure, lie could not
sav whal majority would lie required
to bring Local Option into effect [u
municipality, that was a matter
for subsequent consideration. He
went on to deal with his administration of liquor licenses, imtimat'n1;
that he had kept a very strict
watch over all license holders, compelling tbem to observe closely the
letter of   thc law.
Premier MeBride thinks that Liberals should fall Into line and cheer
for bis railway policy, simply because Liberal governments in other
provinces have been dealing with the
N.K, This is a large order. It
quite conceivable that a Liberal
government in Alberta or Saskatchewan might make a deal with thc
U.N.H. that would be in the best
interests of either of those prov-
uces. But that does not ensure
equal wisdom being displayed in any
bargain MeBride may make.
The AicBride bargain must he dis-
ussed ou its merits and without.
egard lo what has been done iu
itncr provinces. But on this occasion ihe Liberals lind themselves in
...coid wilh some of the most iu-
iiueiilial aud most representative
Conservatives in the province. When
Kinance Minister Tallow and i liicf
Commissioner of Lands Kulton, aim
ihat well known Tory chieftain, Sir
Charles 1 libber I Tupper, Und llie
policy inaugurated by Premier MeBride wholly and unreservedly distasteful, it will readily be acanow-
ledgtd that there is mighty **,o....
suspicion ol its ellicacy. Not only tio
the leading public men in the provincial Conservative party view with
alarm the railway volley upon which
Premier MeBride has launched, but so
independent a paper as the Salur-
iii accord with the general policy of
.my Sunset, heretofore very strong*
,he MeBride government has found
it necessary to condemn it in no uncertain language.
Here is the way in which the
Saturday Sunset refers to the railway policy of the MeBride government:
' 'Several weaknesses are apparent
fit tbe first glance. It is inadequate
and to some extent specious. It ai-
nost totally fails to give this coasl
n direct route to the Similkameen
and the districts beyond.
'■At Hope tlic distance to Tula-
uieeii in the Similkameen is just IH
iiilles. Yet to reach it on the
tines which will be run under the
government's alleged policy will
necessitate a trip of 188 miles, via
-ipenee's Bridge, and unless the
Kettle Valley railway becomes a
tact or the V. V. & E. is built
through to Vancouver, the Similkameen and Nicola will remain very
much   as they are today.
"The C.N.It. developes uo new territory   except north    of   Kamloops
lown the Thompson and Frascr
rivers no new district is to be served. The C.P.H. already irives communication along the Fraser ruver
on the north bank, while the B. C
Electric railway will he running into
Chilliwack ou the south bank before
the C.N.R. can start grading. The
liiestion is, whv should the provincial government lend its credit to a
railway which follows a line of its
own choosing, it having regard t nl)
to llie necessities of through traffic
aud none at all for the interests of
lhe province. Vancouver will of
course benefit lo some extent hy
large through trailic, hut that'sort
of  trailic is of   tittle   value in com-
larison with the advantages of I iir.
ibe distributing center of a lan?e am'
growing    hinterland.      The    C
iriugs   Vancouver into touch     with
new territory    for onlv the furthest
half of Its   line through British Columbia.        For   the    rest it siin 1
double tracks the C.P.H. or     the |l
'. Electric railway."
"There Is a good deal of mystery
about llie identity of the people he-
bind the Kettle Valley railway,
which is to receive a subsidy of
WWi a mile. It has come to be
known as the hot-air line. Apparently there is absolutely no assurance that the line will ever lie
built. U it is built it will gl.c
tbe coast connection—in a roundabout way—with the Similkameen as
far south as Princeton with the
Okanagan and the Boundary, accord-
In to the first announcement, ft
will reduce the present time lie-
Lween Nelson and Vancouver from
forty-eight hours to twenty-four
hours. A direct line over the Hope
mountains would make it alio I
twelve hours. The line proposed
will give communication between Aspen Drove and thc Nicola coal mines
which will result in a splendid development there. It will not, however, help the coast one iota In the
matter of coal rates from Nicola,
Granite Creek or Princeton unless it
is huiit over the Hope mountains.
Also it will, bv forming a Junction
with the V. V. & E. at Princeton,
give us the same roundabout communication with Medley and Keremeos and the Boundary. Traffic
from Midway ami Intermediate points
will travel over the V. V. »V A. to
Princeton, thence via    Kettle Valley
HILL & COMPANY
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No matter how good your suit may be, you will not look well dressed
unless your shoes are right.
We are Sole Agents in this district
for the Walk-Over Shoe
which is admitted to be the best on the Continent.
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railway to Nicola, thence via C.P-R,
lo Spcticc's Bridge, where a choice
of the C.N.R. or C.P.K. may be
made."
"The Okanagan, Boundary and Kootenay may be expected to grab at
thu Kettle Valley will-o-thc-wlsp as
i hungry trout " rises to the imitation liy. So taking it hy and large,
while the "policy" falls far short of
statesmanship or of being a real railway policy, it may be expected ito
turn the 'trick nt the polls on November 2!i next. Yet it the government should lie defeated and the
policy of .lohn Oliver were to l»e
adopted, British Columbia might lie a
large gainer. IBs idea of building
Mie Hope mountain line as a government undertaking is on the right
lines although it is a question if his
policy of general subsidizing is the
wisest one. Defeat of the government wmild not deter railroad
development in British Columbia
and it might result in a more prac-
l it-ill railwav policy for the province."
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LOCAL NOTES
PICKED UP ABOUT THE CITY BY
ASKING  IJUESTIONS  OF
MANY PEOPLE.
George Saddler is in from Yahk.
Real   Cambridge    sausage   at   P.
Woods .t Co.
Win. Wilson, nf Matysville, was    in
tuuii on a   business visit yesterday.
Dave Small Si Co., Indies and gents
tailoring.
.las.   McNeill,   proprietor ol
1 olenian hotel, is in town.
Uoai    Candidal* Macdonald at
Auditorium tomorrow uiglit.
.lames ,M. Can.ill. ..1  Wyciillc,
in tow 11 over Sunday.
Juvenile    Bosto
tonight.
W. 11. How, Mir
illdatc, ».is in town nu Monda)
II. II. Martin, "i Wyciillc, «.
town mi Aliiiulaj.
A. I'.|imiiii, ni Dorr, >■ spendl
lew days ui town.
K1-.1l   Cambridge    Bausagc  1
n nnds ,v Co.
Tin' residence under construotiio
Im It. (I. Itiissiu-f is nuaring cum
plotlon.
.lank McUcnnld, ol Dorr, was n
Hewing nlil acquaintances iti tow
yesterday.
W.   .1. Allan,    proprietor uf    Hi
Kails \icw    hotel, Marysville, is
town.
Mr. S. .1. Robinson is down   Hu
Corbin lo inspect    improvements being made un   his Iruit ranch.
C. Brossoau, ol Moyie, blacksmith at the St. iiugeno concentrator, was in town yesterday.
The Cranbrook Drug & llouk Co.
last week reduced the price nf llur-
licas Malted Milk tu $3.75, hospital
size, anil "11.1)11 small sue. This
ivccii thev have reduced Allenburgs
Food [rom $1.25 tu "1.(1(1.
Mrs. V. Hyde Bakor left on Sunday
for Santa Cruz, Cal., with her fam-
,iy, where she will spend llie winter
months.
S. Mulr, ol Calgary, is visiting
friends iu this eity Lliis week. Mr.
.Unit- was formerly un the ofilce
stall of the C.P.U. here.
We arc lining business in tho new
plaee and on Saturday evening we
want yuu to lie sure and conic in
and see' us.—Cranbrook Drug .V lluuii
Co.
Senator King returned to town
yesterday Irom Edmonton and will
pruliably remain here for a few days
liefnrc Journeying to Ottawa.
Remember the public meeting at
the Auditorium tomorrow night,
.luhll Oliver, Liberal leader, M. A.
Macdonald and Dr. King will be the
speakers.
Our speeial sale of shoes still continues. Speeial prices again on
Saturday.—A. C. Pyc, Rogers' old
stand.
Everv liberal should put jn an ap-
larancc at    tlic   Auditorium tomor-
iw evening, when M. A. Macdonald,
ie party candidate, will make his
liist campaign speech in the city.
lie Crnnbrook Drug .V flunk company have moved into new quarters,
tbe' premises formerly occupied by
tlie Calgary Cattle Company, Hater
street.
Dine Small .V Co., ladies aad gents
tailoring.
The infant son nf .lames F. llinck-
r died nn Sunday morning nt acute
indigestion. The manv friends of
Mr. and Mrs. Hinckley sincerely
sympathizes with them iu their bereavement.
Fresh dairj and creamery butter ut
. Woods .t Co.
Fred Reeves,   Uic popular manager
the Cosmopolitan   hotel, has been
nnsfcrrcd in   1. 11. Small's    now
hotel
Mil   ll
al eii
nl.-
Flat*.       Mr.  Reeves
iiiissul in local rausi-
lliistniiians     Auditorium
tonight.
(Hi  M
titled
lay next at nnuii lltnse eli-
vote fur schnol trustees
ailed upon lu du so. There
,ue two vacancies nn the t'r.iu-
Inn.ik board tn be filled, owing lo
lbe retirement nf .1. A. Harvey and
li. T. lingers.
Fresh dairj and creamery butler at
P. Woods .v Co.
Ilu- Cranhrook Drug ,v Honk Co.
lasi week reduced the price uf Hor-
liiiis Mulled Milk lo S3.75, hospital
si/e, and $1.1111 small size. This
ivcek they have reduced Allenburgs
Food Iruiii $1.26 to $1.00.
iim special sale ut shoes still continues.       Special    prices    again   nn
—A.   I'.  I've,  Rogers'    old
linstniiiniis    Auditorium
Snliiiila
1.111.1.
.In
might.
That
II He
 Ill'
Can   You   Guess
Whal This Means?
A SOUVENIR al Our Store
** For Everyone That Can **
GOOD FOR THIS WEEK ONLV
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I FALL SUITS THAT ARE
Different   ■   =   Better
YOU - EVERYBODY - COME   TO   SEI£   THEM
FOB SALE--OM) Sorrel horse,
:i«-i! seven vears, weljrfvt U50; fuur
iieifcrs. afro 2 vears; ono Jersey hull,
u<ro two vears; one cow, aire three
vears. Apply E. Corbett, Cran-
irook, 11. C. Will soli cheap for
•ash. 32-it
Something for vou to consider
when buying vour range: Hi. sure ami
sir the new SASK-ALTA UANGE
with the new semi-steel firebox linings. Thev ttivo vou ■!() per cent
more tensile; strength anil will stand
1)00 degrees more heat than the ordinary cast linings. Vou get this
at the same price as tho old linings.
Surely this is to vour great advantage, We will be pleased to show
vou this new and modern ranee.—
Patmore Bros.
Mrs. K. Bruce Miles will receive on
Saturday, November 18th, from four
till six,' and hereafter on the second
Wednesday of each month.
FOK SALE-Small house and lot;
well fenced; north of hospital; price
MOO cash. Apply Hox 3fi, Cranhrook. 3l-lt*
TO RENT—Photograph gallery ou
Baker street. Applv F. Hoddens,
Cranhrook   B.C. .'J3-3t
FOB     S A LE—Five-roomed    house
i Baker Mill in good condition;
plastered; water laid on, woodshed,
etc. For particulars apply O.
Lloyd, Hoval hotel. 33-tt
NEW SKATING RINK
The Arena Kink company of Cranbrook have let a contract to (J. R.
Leask & Co. for the erection of a
thoroughly up-to-date enclosed skating rink. This new addition to the
entertainment resorts of the city
will be locaU-d on Fcuwick avenue,
between the scliool house and the
government building. Provision is
lieing made for a sheet of ice, 00x102
feel, and the building will be so
..instructed that if business warrant
tlie ice sheet can be enlarged to 80
y Ui2 feel. Provision will be made
■r ladies aud gentlemen's dressing
Kims, team rooms, and rooms for
(lie use of the bund and the board
nf management. There will be room
for between 1500 and 1700 spectators
iml tlte rink will be well lighted
n electricity. Work on the new
structure has already commenced
uul everything is to he in Shape for
dinting on Christmas Day, if the
weather permits.
IMPORTANT NOTICE
As 1 have sold, the Herald I must
insist on the payment of all accounts due me for advertising and
job work. I have to pay my accounts and the money that is owing
mc is needed for that purpose. All
subscriptions due are payable to the
now management. Either myself or
a representative can be found at the
Herald olfice.
F. E. Simpson.
Read the Herald
the Craubrook Herald is
ml read far and wide was
ilh evidenced this week by
ilu' receipt of a post card from
Lagos, Southern Nigeria, West
Africa, asking lot specimen
copies to be forwarded to a resident
there.
Juvenile Hosi-miaiis Auditorium
lonigbt.
Campbell & Manning, Baker street,
arc improving their premises by putting In a cellar to store their vegetables and canned goods, and also au
addition lo lhe store proper, of fifteen feet in the rear. Campbell &
Manning nre to he congratulated
upon their growing business, which
is no more thau their enterprise
warrants,
■ I uvenile Hostonians Auditorium
tonight.
J. A. Farhert last week bought
through N. C. McKinstry, 300 acres
of land near Wasa. Mr. Farhert will
I go into the cattle business, having
years of experience in that line in
'Australia and Alberta, and after
looking over other parts of B. C. decided East Kootenay offered bettor
inducements than he had found elsewhere as to good range and market.
Our special sale of shoes still continues. Special prices again on
Saturday.—A. C. Pye, Rogers' old
stand.
Juvenile Host on inns Auditorium
tonight.
We are doing business in ibe new
place aud on Saturday evening we
1 want vou to he sure and come in
and see ns.— Cranbrook' Drug & Hook
Co.
KOR   SALE—House and    lot   on
Louis street; centralfv located: rent'
i readily; easy   terms.      Applv to Arnold & Roberts. 82-11 tlm
COAL IS CASH
1 am prepared to supply you with
all the coal you require, but will insist on cash on delivery. We have
to pay cash for our coal as soon as
it arrives and we have to pay easli
for the freight before we can unload
from the car. You can sec this is a
cash proposition for us, and while we
are willing to help nnd supply all our
many customers, still we have to
have cash to carry on our business,
so do not be offended if the teamsters do not leave the coal it you
do not pav for it.
Thank In* all our friends for past
favors.
Yours verv trub*.
Citv transfer Co.
88-3t W. E. Worden, Manager.
Morn        ■ i|itj ui—i ■ niHttt*   in w glowing—
u ' timtiei   how neeii i i   md minute   can'l do
|u*ti<tn ii» th« >"-■! n- ;■■   •■••tf.-v mid -tvle oi our
■ nil  -iiii- fn    ■• en      rite  display ia   ri-li In
'■-.■••• st t» every man >»liu-le-i'es to be well and
, . ,'.|.
Tin' i*  i-   u   wealth pattern*  nnd
■ ■ • ■•■ -.■•■■■'     ■■ I -im   '   i        lull of making,
attended to with
THESE   SUITS   rViLL   KEEP
TiiEifl  SHAPE
'V.   iii ; ti i\   v,,> ,),, noi want
iu ■        uul eitt with ns ui '■■-- the clothes
jm .      th:it you a<e netting lhe
.    . . . f   ,..
$15.00    S18.0G    $20.00
$22.01    $25.00
$28.00
THI*:   NEW   THINGS    IN   MEN'S
FURNISHINGS   HERE
M ins K     Shirts
Tlte lif-el'loil F. ■■  li its
Th.' '!
fell !l
Men's   !■' i •)    Ki, ". I    \
i- ili>riugs. H 25 ■   -
Tho Success Collars, i
for 2.5c.
SI 25 nml $1.50
$3.00
$4.00 uach
elm   nrnl   Kill
pair.
i -Is,   beautiful
loach
S'lilK'S.   two
ii RirPrfeJC    RPAS    ih Store of Fashion
;; Dvlvnvj  DRUj. cranbrook, b.c.
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We want
What we
Want
When we
Want it.   I
AND WE WANT IT MIGHTY:
BAD RIGHT NOW.
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Farm Lands for >ale at Owner's Price
THIS   IS   A   SNAP
520   ACRES
2  miles  from   H. K. Station
200 acres level and , asily cleared. 20 acres under cultivation and irrigated from en •■; running thru farm,200 acres
more can be irrigated from s me cr.-.-if Frame house, log
stable   and considerable  fencing   Good   team   of horses,
wag
.■I In
Price For All Only $4,000.
itsun'i cii,i:n'_' in every tlav.
We havo been so very busy
during the past two months
that wo have had no opportunity to got uroiti d and see
our friondB find stive them
tho trouble of coming to our
store to pay their accounts:
now, however,
WEARERICHTUP AGAINST
IT
and must ask our friends 1"
rally around us iff our huur
of distress aud
PAY UP
This is no idle talk, we need
tho money und must havo it.
Dunnersaro coining in daily
and wo hate to keep tearing
them up, wo hav'nt even gol
tho price to go and see
COUSIN KATE OH  FRIDAY
so you can imagine to whal
extent we aro tip agnin-t it,
The above is
| Fred A. Russell C& Co.
♦ Next dour to P. Woodi' Heat Market
j   ARMSTRONG AVENUE, CRANBROOK, B.C.
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WORTH OF P1CKARD CHINA
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* [ti reftticd elegant homes everywhere can be  found
♦ choice pi sofL'ickard China,  highly   prized  for
{ thai distinguishing feature   of   beanty   and art.
♦ fiekard China h.is lung since proven   its artistic
I worth and is sought by those who appreciate the
* beautiful and ornamental.
♦
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Jeweler and
te Optician
••f*3«f».^w.ti>»,*e«W'»e»->-**-M> '<**w"MM«l
I     ^-x   HAVE YOU SEEN
no josh      | ISI gjijiken's Smile
iust ask all -mr ens i      *^SF  l/lllll\Vll  J    JIllllV
. help us ..ul just a      1   j-    ...       s   .,      , .  ,. ,     ,    .
WANTKD-I.IVE    TtOCKV    MOUNTAIN GOATS.
want one malo and lour female
Boats; all adults (no kills); provincial permits to export these animals
have been tsstied; write me when you
have somcthhiB cauirht ready to
ship, lint don't write till then; I will
pay S100 for the male and $125 each
for the females, crated f.o.h. any express ofTicc on the C.P.R.; all must
he healthy and unhurt with intact
horns; will buy from the first man
who jiels them.
Dr. Cecil French, Zoologist.
3-11* Washington, I'I'.
If you   want   satisfaction    with
your washing;  send
It to
MONTANA  LAUNDRY
Hpr.c.iul prices for fninily work.
and wo must nsk a
loinerB to help us out. just n
little on account will help,
wo aro here for your henetii
as well as our own so please
reciprocate.
McCallum&Co.
THE HARDWARE MEN
Huiila tbnt won't come off,      Look in my window
lira he  is on exhibition nnd  see what  be says about
| .... PABST BEER —
|   fib  A.   L.   McDERMOT
i*    %*Zt3 Wholesale   Wine   Merchant
'vast?     Phone 17 Cranhrook, B. C.
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Money must    be easy in Coleman.
A man with a cold in thc head can
got mighty mad wilh his family if
they don't worry enough about it.
This province has a coast line
7,000 miles long, surpassing all thc
prairie provinces in this respect.
An exchange speaks nl a maiden's
war. Thc ammunition no doubt
would lie hat pins and bon-bons.
A preacher from Portland was recently robbed In Victoria of JI2. No
one knows  where he cot.  the money. |
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I ,-HF QUAUT*   ST—
* I  PC    V Hold Standard
♦ Teas and Coffee
Sovereign I lour Makes Happy Humes.
Quality counts   therefore wo curry n lar«e stock of Hoinz's
Famous PickleB, Olives, Catsup, Relishes, Sauces,
Prepared Mustard, etc.
• EVI'RYTIIINn   laiAltANTKHI)
I CAMPBELL    &l   MANNING
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East Kootenay Bottling Co.
Manufacturers of all kinds of
Carbonated Beverages.
There are others, but!!
♦      Hion K. ;;: I', ii. BOX sol
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The Cosmopolitan jj
To my Customers! ]j
Get your supplies for Sunday bifotc < los*i g ..
time Saturdays.   Don't be misled by the deliberate J[
LIE publisned in the Searchlight, you Cannot drink ] [
at the Cosmopolitan Bar on Sunday. ..
E. H. SMALL |;
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THK
QUEEN'S HOTEL
CALGARY,  ALBERTA
Ii you stop here once
you will look ior
the 'bus when you
visit  Calgary  again.
H. L. STEPHENS,
Proprietor
ta s
1 Canadian Hotel 1
u e
jgj 'ine of the pioneer hotels of Cran- g
{"J brook.   Warm rooms, good meals $U
jsj and a bai  stocked with the best J-5
ia a
m t       a
| Joseph Brault,  Proprietor |
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B 3 38i9S8aa5nflHR»ff BMftMMMM
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*      New uml Strictly First-Omas Tbi.BPHONE 20HII
X     American Plan, $2.50 per day up
I    HOTEL 5T. FRANCIS  j
Cham. Haktnky. Proprietor.
Oor. Snyiiiniir ami Oonlova 81b.   «■ t\    r*      Y
 ,0o..Mt.st»tio„      Vancouver, B. C. |
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New MitiiifKoiiient
Improved in Kvery Way
K.'litt.-fl
QUEEN'S HOTEL
Cranhrook,   B. C.
JACK Miil.ilSAI.il AND OUST. ANIlEEN, PROPRIETORS
t lur Motlo : " Thu Host is Noins Too (joofl."
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Manitoba Hotel
.1. BROWN, PROPRIETOR,
CRANHROOK. B. C
• #*#¥*#-*+***********+****'»
Headquarters for
Lumbermen
TI.fMii.iilohiii.il'
In the city.   Tho
ally located mul linn oiih ol the heal tliuingroonis
In mipp|iefl with the Ileal of l.iq.inrfiili.il Ciffitra
l,I()l.-()H LICENSE NOTICE.
I.KJUOR LICENSE NOTICE.
NOTICE   IS   HEREBY    GIVEN N0TICE   «»   HEREBY    OIVEN
Uml one month after date I, Arthur "»*  '""■ ,m,'v"th a ct,<l8t* *' ''• ,C'
Burge, ol   Cranbrook, B. C, intend |,"lf°n' "' VmS ( ™'k. D- ?■■   '■*-
to apply to   the Si rlntcndent    ol "•"ll to £*""1-* to 1hc Superintendent
Provincial   Poll™   (or a   renewal nl "' Provincial Police Inr n transfer ol
tho   license ror   tho promises known '"'' hmm   <"'   thc Premises known
ami   described   ns tho   Perry Creek i""1   "lescrtt-ed as   tho   Perry Creek
Hotel, Porry Crook, B.C. ""•■■• ■'•'•■>' ('r™lt. ■' *'•■ to Altll"r
BlirRO.
Arthur Burge. ,   (.   -r»WK0On.
Dated   ibis nth   .lay   ol October,'   Dated this    llth  day nt October,
iiiiui. awt    moo. 30-lt
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GOVERNMENT RAILWAY POLICY I
(Continued Irom page one.)
it must striko vou with soinu wonder
ihal nltliougli the C.P.R. lias been ia
operation upwards of 2i years, those'
Lowns urc si ill struggling settlements of t,(inii or 5,1)011, wlioro they
should hi* easily (Ivo times as large,
because whal centres are there iu
Canada with hetter ami more arable
laud, with hetter timber, hotter
mines, better water courses, better
climate, and in a bettor province.
Why are these things so? I say at
once it is because there is hul one
ami because there is tlie
which Lord Strathcona
the words which I have
Now in our negotiations
Canadian Northern Mr.
as very anxious that a
should he arranged for
one to eome down thc
Kootenay river down to the big bend
.il ilu* Columbia ami llim branch oil'
one branch to Golden, ami the othoi
l.< Revelstoke, so that later nn tboy
might be extended into the southern
competition with tbo C.P.R. Ibe
population that is here and Ihe largo
accretions to it which are presently
Then again tbey asked mo
for subventions to bring them into
lhe Okanagan and Nicola country, so
tlicre might be feeders to the main
inc. Mul I lelt that as this was
iy lirst venture and the lirst project
t the kind to be submitted lo the
'iihlii', tlie wisest course would be to
rovide first for thc main line, lirsl
build the artery from Yellowhead
Mass to the const and then help the
Canadian Northern in tin- way of a
guarantee with these lateral linos,
and Ihal is Ibe proposition nf the
government today.
"It is no extravagant phophecy to
say that    in    tbo course of five    or
six vears vou    will sec the Canadian
S'ortltcrn lines in operation in   these
itv parts.
"I repeal that you may not expect
to see the development and growth in
this country Unit conditions justify
.ntil you sec whal Lord Slratbcona
referred to al Port Arthur ami Port
William, that is, competitive railway
sj stems.
"■Now for ihi.s line of road it is
proposed tbat lhe government of
British Columbia should guarantee
the company's bonds to the extent of
(■35,000 a mile, 1 per cent 30-year
bonds, which would make an obligation of $21,000,000 against the
people of British Coldmbia. Hal
against, this endorsement what do we
receive'.' We receive a lirst mortgage
on the lino from Yellowhead to Barclay Sound. A first mortgage. We
tome before everything else, lu addition we receive a covenant ol the
whole and entire Canadian Northern
system lu save this province harmless
from tiny responsibility hy reason of
this endorsement. A gentleman connected with one ol the railway companies said to me the other day:
Whal is Ihe good of tbe Canadian
Northern bunds; their line is mortgaged all the way through?' Well,
so is every line on the continent
mortgaged, but I am given to understand that lhe fixed charges against
llie Canadian Northern line are probably less per mile than any other
transcontinental system, and in ail-
dilion to tho tremendous system
tliey are operating, the Canadian
Northern is entitled at tbls lime to
al least ?l!l,0(l0,0fi0 of equities in
their lands which still remain unsold,
and for payment accruing on lands
sold in connection with lheir land
subsidy from (he Dominion government in the northwest provinces. So
Ihat when you consider that our endorsement is cared for by a first
mortgage on the line, plus the covenant of Ihe company, T do not think
there need he the slightest fear on
lhe part nf lhe most timid taxpayer
in British Columbia that he will
ever have Io pav a penny towards
lhe construction and continuance o!
this road.
"And why should wc hesitate to
endorse for WI, 1)00,000? What did
good tdd Manitoba do to get competitive railways? In 1001 tbat
little province, with a handful of
people owning no crown lands, he-
cause they belong to Ottawa; owning
nn limber, because there is no timber there, and possessing no mines
because there are no mines in Manitoba, in orhcr to secure competitive
railways that little handful of
people," having nothing but a revenue
of $700,000 a year to fall back on-
raised hy direct taxation, what did
they do? They guaranteed the
bonds of tbe Canadian Northern system to the extent of $15,0110,01111. and
lliey have never had to, put up a
penny. But tbey have'increased
enormously in wealth. Thc farmer
has more, lbe rancher and the wage-
earner are much better off. If
Manitoba having no crown lands, no
limber, no mines, no seaports, no sea
coast, guaranteed $15,000,000 for the
Canadian Northern, why should this
rich and wonderful province ol ours,
owning, as il does, hundreds ol millions aeres of land, mines, limber
and fisheries of enormous wealth,
ncsiiaic to guarantee the bonds of
ihat .system for $21,000,000? Anyone who desires lo be fair and who
would study the question must agree
with me thai, compared with the
people of Manitoba, where so much
,onil has resulted for the people, the
expense nf British Columbia guurau-
. iiig lbe security of the Canadian
Northern s\slnn is but an indillereut
matter indeed. If we bad to lake
over the line nf lhe Canadian Northern from the Yellowhead Pass lo lhe
coast, wilh a 5-10 of 1 per cent
grade, which that company will
have, we could get every dollar
back in a trice from either the C.l'.
K-, lhe (Hand Trunk Pacific or thc
Oreat Northern railway systems.
"The Canadian Northern railway,
lhe people's lino in this country, will
be able lo carry on their trains from
tidewater on the coast into the
northwest territories all their
freights over a 5-10 of 1 per cent
grade.
"Now    while wc give our endorsement for the purpose of securing   tlie
benefit    which   must come from   the
on.struetion of lho Canadian Nor thin there are obligations assumed hy
that   system.        First the company
ill be obliged to deposit a bond of
I  bast,   $500,000 with the province
as    security   for their good faith in
Ihe undertaking.     Next, and by   no
neniis to be put In tho second place,
ibe company will he obliged to build
every   ineli of the lino     with   white
labor; no Asiatics will bo employed.
There shall not   lie a single Asiatic
employed on   the construction nt that
line in British Columbia.
"Next tbe company will lie obliged
Ut pay    the     workmen thc staudaul
.scale of wages for similar work.
There will be no scabs on the Canadian Northern, Next tbe company
will be obliged to serve the people
oi British Columbia at fair and moil-
i.iie rates. 1 here is u Dominion (
tci which provides for ;i railway
oiiioiission, an ollicial body which
lias had tlie endorsement of the Conservative party in the parliament ol
Laiiada, It, however, we can go one
l-eiier by securing control of rales
ior ihis province, as it is proposed
to do, it is our intention to go lo
uial extent, so that right here iu
aiiiii-ti Columbia wc may have a
rig'hl to say what is a fair prieo to
maigc us ior carrying our products
ami what is ii prohiUiUvo one. Surely
inai is a great consideration. Nexl,
>--fiy iloliai which the company
secures from lhe sale of these
i.ond.s which we endorse will be paid
.mo ihe provincial treasury ami not.
une cent nt that money will lie paid
■ ■.u until there is evidence, under ihe
.eiiiiieali oi om own engineer, that
>i.c work has been done and lhe
mono) earned.
".Mm, apart altogether from the
mah uul g«Jns that must he ours
irom the completion of these lines,
wc, as Canadians, will be able In
ia»e groat pride, those of us who live
ui British Columbin, Irom the fact
...at we .shall be parties lo the iuiu-
plution ol another   national highway.
"Before 1 take my seat 1 would
Mm- lo say a word or two about lbe
proposals of the government witb regard lo the* liinhcL laws nf the
country. I look occasion on Thursday night in Revelstoko to make the
statement that it is the intention of
ilie government al the next sitting of
ne bouse lu extend lbe tenure of
special timber licenses so that lliey
may be held in perpetuity or until
tiie removal of the timber. When
Uic    government   of  tbe  day some
ars ago extended tbe term of the
licenses from ono year to twenty-one
ears, we were informed by timber
raisers uud lhe men ami companies
ntercsted in limber that this extension of time would give them a
property that they could take to
their bankers and upon which they
might raise funds for lhe purpose of
ieveloping the timber industry of
the country. On the strength of
these statements the government of
the day extended the tenure of the
licenses. We have learned lately,
after the adoption of this principle,
ihat despite the fact tiiat the licenses
continue twenty-one years the bankers do not look on Ihem as security
at all and that as a matter of fact
they have no better standing, aro
considered as having no greater degree of security than if the period
had remained at one year. There
a as then but one course open to the
government if il proposed to give efiect to tbe principle already enunciated in the legislation of tbe country
.air years ago, aud that was lo
make the tenure of the license longer,
so tbat the licensee may hold the
laud iu perpetuity or until the timber is removed, and 1 propose, if the
government is returned to power,
that legislation shall be introduced
at the next session exleiuliug tenure
ou such terms and conditions as may
be deemed reasonable and fair by tbe
parliament,
Attorney-General Bowser followed,
liis speech was very lengthy and
tired out the patience of the large
audience, many of whom went out
belore he had liuished. He, too, discussed the government's railway
policy, although in bis opening remains he took the opportunity of reminding Ins audience that he was
now occupying two important crown
oihces, that of Finance Minister in
addition to the Attorney-Generalship.
He had some few words to say regarding Uic late minister of finance
.ind went on to say that he now
had upwards of $1,000,000 iu the
bank ai Victoria lo expend on public
works. lie intimated some anxiety
to gel rid of this sum of money and
assured bis audience that hereafter
in the event of the MeBride government being sustained, there would lie
no such large sums of money held iu
the bank, but that all moneys How-
ing into the public treasury would
be promptly expended on public
works. He summed up the prov
luce's liability in tbe matter of the
Canadian Northern arrangement as
follows: The province is endorsing
the Canadian N orthern railway's
notes for $21,000,000, and went on'to
point out that the government had so
far entered into no contract with
the C.N.R. There was simply a
memorandum of agreement, signed
by the vice-president of the railway
company and the premier of tho
province. He went on to speak of
lhe. care with which any such ncgoti-
alions with a railway company must
be carried out, intimating that the
railway company's officials would
exert every effort to take advantage of the government, Mr. Bowser
next compared the steps taken by
.-.ir Wilfrid Laurier in reference to
the G.T.P. contract with the line
pursued by Premier MeBride in the
present case. A long ilisseratiou on
the subject of a "while British Columbia" followed and then the attorney-general devoted some attention
to the railwav policy oiijlined hv
John Oliver, the Liberal leader. He
produced a copy of a map, which
ne said was made up of five sets of
doited lines and went ou to say:
The insl set of dotted lines show-
id "exist ing lines iu British Columbia." There was nothing new iu
thai, 'lbe secund set showed "pro-
jecUd lines subsidized by the Dominion government." This information
was equally vital, as many u paper
railway Inid been subsidized hy the
Dominion government, und then gone
,o Kurope to hawk its charter. Set
No. 3 showed additional Hues
which should receive both Dominion
and provincial aid." • This was snfe
ground, fm- if the Dominion subsidized a line Mr. Oliver could say it
needed no more aid, and if it did not
receive a Dominion subsidy he could
say'that a provincial subsidy would
he of no use without a Dominion
one. If a company look him at his
word and ihen applied for a subsidy,
he could use his Influence with the
government and have tho request
turned down. The fourth set of
dolled lines showed "lines under construction. " This was such valuable
information! But the fifth set had
all the others distanced, for its reference lines read: "Lines under consideration."
And this wns the policy that Mr.
Oliver contrasted with the govern-
menl's policy, whieh was providing
two new rnilwnys. "Picture puzzles
are a popular diversion in the newspapers these days," said Mr. Bower, "and llie prize Is won by the
lever person who finds the old man
eating the apple under the tree. Sim
ilarly, wu h-i.e Mr. Olivers dol
(.iu./.ic, and m this case the pri/.e
t,Ov*s lu tnu person who can discover
it om the map what line of railway
,ii. filter intends to build."
i ue posiLiou of thu government
wiiii relation lo thu Local upLiou
■ic.iisciLe, which will uu taken juiui-
iy wuii Uio legislature elections, was
noxi explained ny lite minster. up
io two years ago, tne speaker saiu,
in iiuuigaui/.ud districts there were
licensing boards, which controlled
lue licenses, uml lhu licensees as
well. The government cuiue lo tbe
conclusion that the license law could
ue administered in unorganized districts belter by the provincial police
ihau under the old system, aud as
minister he accordingly1 too* over all
Lite licenses in such districts. The
new arrangement had worked well,
and lo show Ihat lbe law had been
uiliumistered with discretion, the re-
coias showed Uial lu the two years
lua license applications bad been refused, ami .tl licenses had been cancelled, while under the new statute
thero wcro Lwclvo applications for
club licenses which had been refused.
l ue Icuipci.incc people, llOWOVel,
had asked lhe goU'lliliieiit to go
luillici, and enact a Local Option
taw, such as had been cuueted by
i two provincial legislatures.
After a lull consideration, the gov-
umeul deeiilcd Ihey did not care
i lake such a step on their own responsibility, but recognized tbat if a
mty uf the electors desired such
w, lliey weiu entitled to haw
Accordingly the government referred the niatlcr lo lbe electors for
Dieir pronouncement, on November
25. For every booth ut the polls
I here would be a booth for the
Local Option plebiscite, adjoining,
and the ballots in the two elections
would be of different colors, to guard
against any possible confusion.
Some of those who were opposed
lo tho enactment of the Local Option
law held that thc government ought
lo require au affirmative vote of 50
per cent of lhe names on the voters'
list for tlie proposal to carry. The
government, however, did not regard
this proposition as fair, inasmuch as
a percentage uf every voters' list was
composed of lhe names of deceased
or absent electors, and of apathetic
electors who refrained from all elections. At the opposite extreme,
some of the temperance people
thought that 50 per cent of the vote
cast in the plebiscite ought to he
stillicicnt to carry it. This position
was as unreasonable as the other,
mr Ihat might involve a technical
favorable verdict without the major-
oty of the people really desiring the
measure. The government took the
middle line, lhe alfirmative ought to
no equal to 50 per cent of the total
vole for candidates in llie legislature
election. And if that 50 per cent
were obtained—and Ihat was certainly a fair proposition—the government
would introduce the measure.
Now, the fact of lliis proportion
being chosen did not mean that if the
di'biscite carried the law that would
subsequently be enacted would also
have a 50 per cent provision to bring
it into force in a community, or
more than 50 per cent, or less than
50 per cent. The terms that would
be embodied in tbe measure bad
not yet been considered, and if the
plebiscite carried, the natural lime
for their consideration would be
then. If events took that turn, the
provision that would go into the
bill would receive the most careful
study at the hands of the go*, eminent.
After disposing of the Local Option
question, Mr. Bowser branched of)
into a long, impassioned attack upon
tho Dominion government. He closed his address witb a reference to
the number of Liberals, who formerly
represented constituencies at Victoria, wlio, on this occasion arc uot
seeking re-election. Mr. Bowser in
these closing remarks certainly exceeded the bounds of propriety and
made anything but a good impression
upon his' audience. His statement
that Dr. King had got "cold feet"
and was seared to run again in
Cranbrook, was in execrable taste.
Kvery person present knew that Dr.
King long ago announced his intention of retiring from public life.
They all knew that be refused the
offer of the Liberal nomination for
the Dominion house last year because of bis avowed wish to retire
from politics and, moreover, evory
man present knew that if Dr. King
had accepted re-nomination his election was a foregone conclusion. The
same remarks apply to Mr. Bowser's
attack upon Dr. Hall, of Nelson,
aud Mr. .1. A. Macdonald, of Rossland. Both of these gentlemen had
announced their intention of retiring
long before dissolution oi the present
legislature. But what was particulate noticeable, was that Attorney-
General Bowser had no explanation
to olter for the retirement from this
campaign of former ministers Tatlow
ami Fulton and of that staunch old
Torv member for Vancouver, .limmie
Garden.
At the conclusion of Mr. Dowser's
speech, the ehuirmaii cnlled for
cheers for the visiting ministers,
which were heartily given, ns also
were three cheers and a tiger for
Tom Caven. Tbe singing of the
National Anthem brought proceedings
lo a close.
CRANBROOK  LAND DISTRICT.
DISTRICT OK KOOTENAY.
TAKE NOTICE that James W.
Blake, of Skookumchuck, H. 0., occupation Farmer, intends to apply
for permission to purchase tbe following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted
nice hundred and forty-nine (949)
chains east of the south-east corner
of Lot 6022, thence eighty ehains
south to the north-west cornei* of Lot
338, thence forty cbains cast, more
or less, to tho Higgins purchase,
thence forty ehains north, thence
forty cbains east, thence forty chnins
north, thence eighty ehains, more or
less, to the point of commencement,
containing four hundred aeres, more
or less.
James Blake, Locator.
Clement Hungerford Pollen,
Agent.
Daled September 37-th, 1000.   aiWH
W. F. QURD,
Barrister- Solicitor- Etc.
CRANBROOK.BRITISH  COLIJMB1.
CRANBROOK LAND DISTRICT.
TAKE NOTICE that I, A. Doyle,
of Kort Steele, B. C, intend to apply fm* permission to purchase, the
following described land:
Commencing at a post planted at
Ibe north tine of W, Carliu's timber
license No. 23031, thence 20 chains
north, ihence 10 ehains easl, thenco
20 chains south, theuce 10 chains
west to place of commencement, 8u
acres, more or less.
A.  Dovle,  Locator.
Baled this 12th dav of October,
1000. 81-9t*
CRANBROOK  LAND DISTRICT.
DISTRICT   OP   SOUTHERN DIVISION, KAST KOOTKNAY.
TAKI3 NOTICE that Elizabeth 0.
Cummings, of Cranbrook, B. 0,, occupation, Married Woman, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lnnd:
Commencing nt n post planted at
the south-east corner of Lot 8752,
Group I, Kootenay District, thence
soulh SO ehains, more or less, to thc
north boundary of Lot 341, Group 1,
thenee westerly along said north
boundary 80 chnins, tbence northerly
80 ehains, more or less, to the south
boundary of Lot 8752, thence easter-
lv along said south boundary 80
chains, more or less, to point of
Tommeneement, nnd containing six
hundred and forty acres, more or
less,
Elizabeth C. Cummings.
Daled  15th October,  1000.       33-0t
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TENDERS WANTED
Re eslalr of late U. Little et. al.,
six hundred and forty (Mo) acres fine
limber under lease in the vicinity of
Kort     Steele.  '   Estimate   5000 per
CRANBROOK LAND DISTRICT.
DISTRICT OK    SOUTHERN   DIVISION, EAST KOOTENAY.
'PAKE NOTICE that I, Harry
Eustace Bootman, of Cranbrook, B.
C, occupation, Bank Clerk, intends
io apply for permission to purchase
thc lollowing described lands:
Commencing at a post planted ' at
the south-west corner of Lot 810U,
Ihence north 11 chains, more or less,
in the Kootenay river, thenco following said Kootenay river lo the
northern boundary of Lot la, thence
east following the said northern
boundary of Lot 15 to the point of
commencement, containing 20 acres,
more or less.
Harry Eustace Doorman.
Dated 17th October, 1008,       32-91
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that thirty (M) days after date 1
intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a
license to prospect for coal and
petroleum over the following lands,
situated iu Block 4503, South Kast
Kootenay, British Columbia:
Commencing at a post planted nt
the N. W. corner of Lot 872li, Group
I, being lhe S. \V. corner id IL Gorman's claim, thence north 80 chains,
thenee east 80 chains, thence south
SO chains, thence west 80 ehains to
point of beginning, containing 010
acres, more or less.
H. Gorman.
Loealeil this llth day ot September, 1000. 20-0t'
W. II. Beatty. Punprul Director
Cranbrouk B.C. Phone No. 89
CENTURY RESTAURANT
Oppoeitti O.P.M. Station
THE    PLACE    TO     OET    A
QUICK MEAL AND A
OOOD MEAL.
ROOMS TO RENT.
JOE MARAPUDI
SHOE SHOP
Repairing a Spocittlty
Aiki'iis Block. Oritnbruolf
SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN HOMESTEAD REGULATIONS.
fenders Inr    purchase or   worklttR
Interest. Hiereon will he considered,    i
Annlv to E. ,C. Miller, Executor.
;il-1t Fort Steele, B. C.
Any available Dominion Lnnds
within tho Railway licit in Britisli
Columbia, may he hnmesteuded hy
any person who is the sole head ol a
faintly, or auy male over 18 years of
age, to tlte extent ol onc-t|iiartcr section ol Kin acres, moro or less.
Entry must he made personally at
thu local land ollice Ior tho district
in which the land is sittiate. Entry
hy proxy may, however, lie made on
certain conditions by tho lather,
mother, son, daughter, brother oi
sister ol an intending homestoudcr.
Tlie homesteader is required to perform thu conditions connected therewith tinder ono til the following plans
(I) At least six months' residence
upon aud cultivation ol tho land in
each year Ior three years.
(2). If tlio father (or mother,
if the father is deceased), ot thu
homesteader resides upon a larm in
tlie vicinity of the land entered for,
the reiiuirentcuts as lo rcsidencu may
be satisfied Ity such person residing
with the father or mother.
fi). If tho settlor lias Ilia permanent residence upon farming land
owned by hint in tlio vicinity ot his
homestead, tho requirements as to
residence may bo satiated by residence upon tho said land.
Six   months'    notice    in    writing
should he given to tho Commissioner
of Dominion Lands at Ottawa ot  in-
. tontion to apply for patent.
I   COAL—Coal mining rights may he
(leased   tor   a period   of   twenty-one
j years at an anitual rental of $1   per
I acre.     Not more    than 2,570 acres
: shall ho leased to one individual   or
I company.     A royalty at the rate ot
tflve cents per ton   shall be collected
on the merchantable coal mined,
I W. W. CORY,
Deputy  nt  the Minister  ot the   Interior. 211-aBt
PRIVATE HOSPITAL
HITBRNITT CASKS ANI)
HHNWIAI. NOI'SINQ
Mrs. B. Dent
Thc C.P.R. will appoint a district
passenger agent at Nelson.
Francis E. Corrison
llilinllniiHtiir Ornnhrooli I'lty lined.
i lininiiuH'er Knox I'mdi'torinuOli.
Int.- ISM. Ills Mniesty's Koynl Wtilali
I'llmli.-n.
Teacher of
Violin, Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin and Standard
Instruments
CITY ORCHESTRA FURNISHED
PHONG 2611   -   ('IIANlllltlllK.lt «'.
H. C. C. SALMON
PIANO LESSONS
Lessons in Musical Theory
KO-'IAI.  KUNt THINS   ATTKNDKD
'•HONK Ml
ORANBHOOK, - 11. C.
Miss Mabel Wellman
Pianist and Teacher
fVrtitli-iH.-il pupil of
tl.ilir. ill.. Mullet ul Witltllpvfi
Miss Helena Harrison
TEACHER UF PIANO
t.-rtilli.il Sunt, tit
Poroilto t'lH.c't'vntur.v ol .*lu.ic
Miss Gertrude Jones
PIANIST
Bpi'clttl ii11 enti.m ftivi'ii fo lii'ffintit.rM
Hoi 4
l)KS. KING & ORIiEN.
Physicians ami Surgeons.
Oltici al  Residence.   Armstrong   4««
OFFICE HOURS :
Forenoons - - - - 9.01) to Id.lHi
Afternoons - - - 2.00 to   1.00
Ev-nutgs - - - - 7.30 to   8.S0
Sundays - - - - 2.30 to   4.30
CRANBROOK    :      .     .. H. C
l)K. F. li. MILES
DEMIST
OFFICE   HOURS
9 to 12 a.m.
1 to   6 p.nt
7 to   8 p.m.
Office in new Reid llluck
MIAMIIinoK - II. C.
B.C.  LAND SURVEYORS
McVITTIE    &    PARKER
Criinlirook nnil I'urt Stcolo
IRRIGATION AND RAILWAY WORK
A SPECIALTY
J. 0. CUMMINGS
IRRIIIITIIIN KNIilNliliR
mittlNIIIN AND PROVINCIAL I.AND ;
SURVEVORS
WVo?i«l" Cranhrook.B.C.
J. T.   LAIDLAW
MINING  ENGINEER
B    C.    anil   Surveyor
C   ANBROOK     -      B.C.
F.I!  Swniinoll, ll. I.. 8„ 11 0. I.. K.
A. I. Iloliiirtson, II.O. I.. 8,
SWANNELL & ROBERTSON
I>..minion uml ItrlllsllColtttllllln
LAND SURVEYORS
I'.il. Drawer"*"! VICTORIA. B.C
J.   W.   UUTLKDHN
VBTPRINARV SURUKON
Graduate of Onlnrln Veterinary
Collfue,Toronto, iu ISM.
Ontiltttite and MuilalltKl ol
McKlllip'a Volerfuarv Collea;fl,
Chicago. In W00.
Nine yenra' uxpnrieiu'c in
Veterinary practice in Manilnhn.
Ollice at Craekraoh Holtl. THE   ORANBROOK   HERALD
VotM MM/!
. 3uLk   8ffU/VP  t*
\\crf J<j!U*vn<mtl,i.a.*ay
r^tMrbaU jUv a«ut pa**
-% elu. 0w - (^
I .adieu' uml Olltlllreil'fl tn In1 lui'l nl
MISS M. McLEOD'S STORE
Gentlemen's can booblulncd »t
Kink Mercantile Co.'s Store
RAZORS
BULL BRAND
Does Not
Get Dull
A NEW ONE 11 It does
GUARANTEED TO STAY
SHARP TWO YEARS
SEE THEM AT
BEATTIE & ATCHISON, AGENTS
nmms
FOR FALL PLANTINC
Hii'Iih from bpBt Biirn-
lit'iin and Japan growt-ni
Home grown fruit nnd
IH nruitnit-iitul treiw
Onrili-n. Fii'M mul Flower Swdn
Wire FenclilB timl GlitPfl
8praying|Miitt*rinlH. Ilee
Supplies
175 PngeOiirnlogiioFreo
W. J. HENRY,
aoio WpntmitintiT Roni
VANCOUVER, B. C,
MURSERIES
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>CRANBROOK-FERME        \
FARMERS' INSTITUTE j
President: T. 8. Gill J
Kecretary: Gkorob Ami worth     I
\ Vox information n-tiiinlini: lamia X
, ami agriculture apply to the 4
1 Secretary, Cranhrook, li. C. •
Old Curiosity :
Shop      :
JilSKPH II   Md EAN, Proprlelor
Dealer in
All Classes of Secondhand Goods
buvbk OP  PUHS
Klllllilllll. ol  All  Kinds, bollt
Nt.W  Hlttl  Sci'OOll lulll'l
Sage's Old Stand, Han
son Avenue
I'HONR 251
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"STEWART'S"::
Tli.. Undies Kraii store
OKAS tllA*.'   -ri'l.KS   NORTHKIIN
SI'V.    IIAUMIN.    U'.U.I.HIlllMill
SPTYI'KHKIIU,
ONTAIUO nllAl'KS
I'AI.II'IIIINIA    UIIAl'KS
HUGH STEWART
I'lmiie 7ft Armstrong Ave,
*9WWWWWW*+ww+****-a+w***r*
THE HUME
Nelson's Leading Hotel
ttooiiiH with llniliH.   'Phone in
overy room
BarluT KIio|mhi ilu.' promifofl.
Thoroughly iip-tn-dnte.
Rates, $2 00 a day and up.
HKO. P. WKI1F1H, Proprietor
B. TOM KIN, Munayei
WING   LEE
Iihh moved Ii|h LAUNDRY
next to tlm --unit nun IIpnIhii*'-
nnt, Vmi I'onii- HthH't. wlit-rn
lnitr.iiiM iiih.v li'iivi' tlii'ir liinn-
ilr.v. nml wtiori- nil IiiihIim*h» will
Imiloiin.   Hint Lniiiiilr.v in ll.C,
Louise and Van Home Streets
Ask for Halcyoi LITHIA WATER
Fortiiinily ttitu there is nothing
bo wholeBome nml ho pure its
halcyon i.rniiA water.
SOLO AT ALL BARS
IT'S BUTTLED AT THE SPRINGS
IA.H.NESBITT:
Contractor and Builder
JOB WORK A SPECIALTY '•
,, K8TIMATKBI*UKNIMIKDANI)
I'l.ANB I'KEI'AIIKO
If yon urn Intending tu dn liny
littililingi you i-itn iniilii. titonoy
liy consulting witli tuu.
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Geo. R. Leask & Co
BUILDERS and
CONTRACTORS
Our work in our advertisement, In
put this ad in tlio Herald in
enipliaBtae it.
CRANBRUOK. H C.
Near Ix>wer Armstrong Avetim
TKI-KPIIONIC 114
THE
ISLAND HOTEL
Waldo,  B C.
PAUL ST. JOHN, Proprietor
South-east Kooteimy's Ureal
Summer lienori
HUNTINO AND FISHING
J oat the plaee to spend n few
dnys' vacation
Bar stocked with tin1 hem
Dining service HrBt-ulass
Comfortable Kooiiih
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J I'HONBIM).
J THE HEW, UP-TO-DATE
P.O. Hu
LIVERY, FEED AND
SALE STABLE
' The Finest Drivers
Up-to-date Rigs
liootl Saddle Horses '
HAY AND CHAIN FOR SALE
WM.    KERR    ♦
i.l.ri.'ii.r - ntlANUKOOK, 11 I! r
* IIANI'I.KY'S HI.It STAND ♦
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Dr. H.E.HALL:!
DBNTIS1'
The l;vpert Crown and
llriilKt- Worker
iim.-i.s over Mr. Short's Wall
I'apoi Store
Armstrong Ave., Cranhrook
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# TAKIi  THAT
BACK
But go to the right
place where everything      is     modern.
n BULLOCK & WEBSTER:
The Popular Barber Shop
Open on SiiiiiIiuh (nr [InUiu nml
Kliimt- frnm   tn tn 1 iiVlonk t, m
CRANBROOK EMPLOYMENT ACENCY
Men employed for all kind*, of
work.   We noliult cur respondentia
with   mill   operator** nnd other
other indiiPlrieK.
RESIDENCE PHONE NO. G2
OFFICE PHONE NO. 63.
ADDRESS: P. 0. BOX 232
JOHN ARMOUR • MANACER
ALSO DEALER   IN  REAL ESTATE
Provenzano & Sacco
General Merchant!
Employment Agents
CRANB'-OOK     -     B. C.
P.O. BOI 194 PHONE 944
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foLU COUNTRY NEWS I
INTERESTING ITEMS
A romarkable angling leal lias been
accomplished on the Whltaddcr, a
Border stream, a huge trout weighing 12 His. being landed alter a run
uf [our hours and torty minutes.
Fishing wiiii ;i 13 It, rod mul
medium troutlng fast, a voung
angler, Mr. C, Rlckards, Lincoln,
hooked the fish above Whltaddcr
Bridge.
Mr. Jack Macadam, ol Berwick, a
well known   Border flshor, then took
charge   toi an   I r and a hall,   thc
lisli running gamely up uiul tU>wn the
stream. Then for three hours Mr.
Macadam worked il round in a
circle of about fifty yards radius,
landing it completely exhausted at
11.30 al night.
Thr imm measured 32 in. long-
was 10   in. in   girth, and scaled i-
Twentv men oi tho Royal North
Lancashire liegimenl have been
carrying out an interesting experiment, with Hn- idea ol ascertaining
ilir sustaining powers of the field
ration which tho British army carries
on active service. The ration is as
follows:
I! lb. fresh meal, or 1 Ih. nominal
preserved meat, or I Ih. salt meat.
11 lb. bread, or I lli. biscuit, or 1
Ih. (lour.
'i o/.. tea, 1 Ih. jam, 2 oz. sugar,
.'. oz. salt, l-.Ki oz. pepper, \ Ih. or
I o/.. preserved vegetables.
Tho men, who aro all teetotalers
anil non-smokers, start at !l o'clock
every morning, and mareh from fourteen to twenty miles over Salisbury
Plain. They reach their camp in the
nfternoon, cook their rations, and
havo their own meal about six
o'eloek. They are hound down not
to make anv additions.
The men carry the ordinary field
senice equipment, which weighs
over fifty pounds, and it must he
worn throughout tbe march. Every
nlghl lhe men's icet nre Inspected
hy army chiropodists.
tiie Kev. litigii ii. Chapman, enn,--
iain of the Chapel kuyui, au»Oj,
declared at a meeting Held at li'iu
mansion ilui.se iu support of tne
ttttiiounl Wiysical uccreation
society, that it they could induce
e.cry iioy in the country to drill, it
would do ihem much more good than
many of Uic sermons lo wiiieh ilie-
had to listen.
fcrsonttlly he was strongly iu
favor of conscription, and lie woulu
line to hoar preached from every
pulpit the doctrine that every hoy
snould be lit tu he a Boldiof ami
ready to die for his country. ui*
belie* ea a straight uacK conduced lu
a straight life, People should be
made to realize that there was a
lut uf wurk iu be done hi this country, and that all the money need
not necessarily go out to the Hottentots.
The Duchess of Marlborough «,
regretting her inability io he presenl. "When every day reveals"
thcr letter concluded) "the declining
standard of our national physique
ii seems to be almost criminal to allow a Bocietj which provides one of
tlic possible antidotes to fail for
want of a few thousand pounds. 1
have pleasure in sending tlbu iu
support of a work 1 consider to be
invaluable."
The honorable secretary mentioned
that upwards of -tm.yuu bad been
spent since the society was founded,
in thc provision of gymnasiums and
pioie.ssii-ii.il teachers in London,
Birmingham, Dundee, Leeds, etc., and
ovei 1,000,000 ihen and women and
hoys aud girls had been given that
physical instruction for-which they
conld nol afford to pay themselves.
"1 havo been In daily contact with
cancer lor over thirty years, and so
fai as ni\ experience goes 1 am unable io recall a single instance where
the ilisea.se has occurred, in those
who are content tu subsist upon the
food which nature so ampK provides,
aud which is strictly in accord with
fin own physiological requirements."
This tribute io vegetarianism came
recently from Dr. Robert Hell, the
well known cancer specialist, during
Ins lecture at Caxton Hall on "Diet
and llygenics vs. Disease." lie
went nn to say thai when be started
out upon his inedieal career cancer
was not nearly so prevalent as it
was today, Then however, there
was nol     nearly  SO  much    llesh  meat
eaten as thero was today.
Tbe refrigerating apparatus was at
thai porlod in its infancy, and tho
amount of meat imported was only
nbout five or Bix pounds per head per
annum. Now lite Importation id
butcher's meal had Increased to fifty
pounds pel head, ami the IncrOnSO nf
cancel imd taken place tu direct
ratio.
The lecturer slated thut ho had
Known mure than one Instance ol
habitual drunkenness completely cured li) uhslinenn- from flesh food, and
il was a well known fnol thai person.-; Biibjecl to violent outbursts of
Lemper were able with greater case
to control thomsolvos when thev abstained from animal food.
Dr. Hell said (bat man bud, bv bis
absurd mode ()f life, persistently
courted disease.
Lady llamsnv, the wife of the ilis-
Llnguished scientist, Sir William
Ramsay recently laid tho foundation
stone of the first factory instituted
in this country for the manufacture
of radium on a commercial basis. The
site selected for the new building is
in Thomas si reel. Limehouse. When
complel ed 1 he fact my will lie a
large mie-storied structure, equipped
with all tho tnterestlnff laboratories
which are necessary fnr lhe extraction of radium from pitchblende ore,
whieh is mined nt tlm Trim with
mines, of  the St.   Ives Consolidated
.Mines company and the British Rnd-
ilum corporation.
! This new factory has been erected
In order to obviate the necessity ol
sendlnc the pitchblende ore to
France or Qormnny for treatment, us
<s done nt presenl, nnd with the sec-
ret process nf extrnellon, which has
been invented     hv Sir Wllllnm Item-
1 snv, the nerlod of mnmifachire for
radium will, il (s estimated, he   re-
Idured from   nine months to six    or
I seven weeks.
; The cluiir wns Inken hv M> '■'. '
Oholhnv of si. Ives, Cornwall, who
remarked  thnt  today pitchblende nr-
I cupicd tin* position of bcltir one of
the rarest minerals known, lite com-
io mt ui'uuu oil
''l-H'ltl WUil    C-.-U.--l.ll > l
ti     I'UIulU    US    A     LU.1i
.ml     uu    llusUU    inn
lUutu accrue uu mu
>n   tioiiam ivumsay.
tune    wen una  liuij
Ulil \
snip i,\  me cuiup
-, hO, Oit IHIli-illi UttUlb
iuikiJ lusiui) ul Uie t
iu aut'uuy been donu n
nt meuicui men iu cuiiii
it- Uistoveiy ul luuiuiu
■en tound mat one un>cai
nlcei    wliicn
IU  MlUWll
ill   Hit   I
uiu in- cured u> it, ana wiin re
tne iiiauueiii   ol cancer, aim
.■ results bad not been so encoi
. .1.-. no wuuld have liked, oin i
lai     us    liicic was tlalu,    sin
;,is ul   giving good   resuiw.
.nue     suiijeiL,   concluued   »ii
un, was ai us beginning,
I lie
i-im-in
ul    1.1
Ls
uuiialling m scieutiliu annals, ll owes ns discover) to a
woman. .Madame aslodowsha ■ uric,
.ma verj lew people lvx\e evei
nandled me pure metal—hundreds ui
iiiues mure precious than gold.
it.-,  puce is a    purely faneitul one,
.Uul dllleieiiL authorities quote ll .is
oellig     anything   Hum   uutymu    iu
_.iUU,0UU an   ounce; but   it is doiihi-
iu! n   there   is   that amount in tlio
world.
apart from its value as a euratiM
igeui, it has properties that the ohi
alchemists wuuld have given their
rigli't hands lu have been able to
utilize.      Sir   William Ramsay    has
-.nown tbat radium emanations could
e used to change one element Into
another, and a French scientist, I'ro-
essor Bordas, has changed practical-
v' worthless corundums into precious
'tones.
At a meeting ut the Central Unemployed Body for Loudon at thc
■ utldhall the chairman, Dean Russell
AaKelield, urged tlie necessity for removing tho solving uf the unemployed
problem from the party arena. In a
lassing reference lu Mr. John Bums,
ae said: "There is uo man in this
country more devoted to tbe cause of
the unemployed and more ready to
-ucrifice himself iu that cause than
the mau who is at present at the
head of the Local Government
Board."
in tlie report uf the work of the
year the committee emphasized the
•'uselcssncss of temporary relief
.vor.is as an adequate and permanent
remedy for unemployment."
The work fails tu attract tho best
typo of unemployed. The men, the
Central Body desire'to help are those
who are never really reached by llie
distress committees—i.e., tbe deserving, strong useful workmen out of
mployment temporarily.
The Central Hody desire to reiterate the fact that it is work under
ibe ordinary conditions of labor
whieh is wanted. They are unable
lo offer either the proper sort of
work or the proper amount ol it.
No real and permanent benefit can
come from farm colonies, we are
told, unless special colonics are provided for different classes of men, and
in outlet is made lor those who are
trained. Then again, the report
-tatcs that—
The casual workmen become impoverished directly they arc out of
work, having no reserve funds. Any
system of unemployment insurance in
ivhich the casual worker is expected
to take a part will obviously bo
iillicult to establish, because nf that
■erv fact.
A  very large proportion uf      those
ith whom the Central Body have
had to deal are hardly capable
enough to obtain work fot them-
selves by reason of their lack of
training for anything more definite
than purely casual labor; and if
they are to be made really efficient
some system of training is an absolute necessity. Some of the work
irovided should he of a nature to
.npply this need.
But there are two sides of tho work
which have been a success—emigration
and labor exchanges. An interesting
■election of letters is given from men
p'lto have been assisted to emigrate.
In four years 2,77.1 families, comprising s,277 persons, have becn assisted to find a home in other parts
if the empire. Many of them write
back most hopefully, and nre returning tbe money spent on their pas-
-tfgc and outfit.
Sloven per cent of the applicants
'or work In 1007-8 applied also iu
1005-8 and 1000-7. The labor ex-
■hanges have been able to offer 34,060
situations, of which 20,380 have been
Med.
The report also mentioned thnt an
examination of the records of fivo
iiindred unemployed showed that of
those who had been earning weekly
wages ;ifi per cent in 1008-7 were Idle
on account   of slackness of work.   In
venr   ending dune 80th last   t
import ion out of
cause
ncrcase, the report Bays, is "n very
significant fact Indeed." Those
figures tnke no account of casual
dally labor.
How Gold Dredges Get the Gold
The ite*p hilli and ru-*---*d mount-imi of l!ie Klondike tvjlaa pivc
■■■>!' lo mimbcik-ii imall iltcams, wluJi become Iiojd li'iie to tunc
wilh ihe melting ol the inowi -the -.I'nidhurjt* and heavy tain] to
which lhe country iiiubjetl—raging 'orient!.
The nrindiog of the glacien and the aotioa of t!i---c turbuleal
st-eimi bring down rocki, wnd and gravel hum the mountain dcpthl
miJ laitnenn when mm hai never ye| pc-ietnl-1.
in a region where ledga ol GulJ-bearin-j Quirti arc a piombeat
feature in the foraialioa- it is nalut d that these f 'icci ol Nature diouid
ti;.-r away quanti.its of c-cecjlnjly jicti nul-ri.!.
Thii piocen has liec-i going on foi a^cj. The hidden «t(»« o[
Gold away in ihe hilli aie iaexnaUkt;jle.
The ruth ol lhe lorre.its il in im,Kt*JOUI lh;l even boulJen ol .
contidereble km arc borne h lheir coune, and only when Nature
hii tjienl henell do ihey lind a iMtin; pi ice,
1 lie broad cu**-!.j lhe wiJcr reaches ol l!ic river -nuicl die
llteam, and ihe Gold, in lhe form ol tiuo-jeti, --rain* una flakes,
i.jiidly Mllle-. Gold ii very heavy—heavict than lhe rock itelf, an J
once it lindi a icsli.i; place, iiiu down thrall -li die lijhl surLcc mud
ond iand until, by f iree ol Gravity, it teachei UJ rock.
Wheie ibecounen ofi!teamihaveboenchin'ieJ(tlHiriche«l Placet
Minea are lound in then* oU bcJi. But in ihe bi ;cr, conitanl ilteamt.
iliac rich dcjtoslti are beyond the teach ol merely human ajjenclet
It remaini l"r the Gold Dtedae—followba ihe heavy nu^eii j
and pnili.lci of Cold down tttMU;h the ovetlypg itnla in lhe bar*
uml benchet ol the rtvei, i» recovei ihcie siorci of Gold from ihe
tteaiure-hoUN of Nature.
*I he long nrnii of lhe Dredge, wilh llicir endlen chiint of buclcel ,
icoopi, icaicli down, down—through »ixty feet ol waler, find and
eravel.il need be---unlit the Cold icdiment, and finally bed rock it -:Jf, I
often overlaid with an actual coverlet of pure Gold—the hoataed !
accumulation ol centuriei—|i reachej.
'1 he Gold Dred;;e brin^i ii.i this material in wholeule quantifies j
— ireiti it with «cicnlific accuracy to   lave   lhe  finest   panicles  ol j
v.lue -lenaratet the hou—and lor the first lime lays bale lo the hand
o;  mm this Virgin Gold.
While personally pretent on our property at Siewait River,
Yukon Territory, Klondike, September 1st, I taw with my own
eyes a clean-up from our lirst and smaller dredge, netting $517.50,
and this wai preceded only a few days hy another clean-up from
the tame dredge amounting to $12(5.1.86 in Gold. I saw this Gold,
eathcred Irani lhe gold-saving tablet ol our Dredge, moulded inlo
bullion—a solid bar ol Gold.
With such results In light, we nre bending <*v-*ry effort to get twenty
of time mammoth Dredges at woikonnur prajx-ily. This summer,
our second dredge went on—larger and stranger than the lirsl-and is
already at work.
We control hv dirert lease from the Canadian Government, Ont
Hundred an! I ive {tOiJ miles ol Diedgable Gravel on the Stewart
River, eighty miles horn DaWKM City, in the Klondike. We have
letted the gravel thoroughly wilh Drills, and it hai been proven rich
throughout. A) a matter oi fact, the site of our holdings was recognized,
even before the Gold Ruth in 1393. lo be rich in Gold-it it a
miller ol public record that thc Gold is ihere—but so located at to be
difficult to obtain by any hand method. And Jiiiy dredgei could
not cx-iaml this area in a Hundred years.
With a proposiiinn io rich, the payment ol diviJendi and lhe
continued work of development can easily go hand in hand.
To hurry this work ol development now, we are marketing Treai-
ury Slock in our Company     Three thousand stockholders, many ol
l!iem well-known in the Canadian country, are already on our books.
This necessity for Capital  -a  Dredge costs upwards of $100,000
lurnidiM your opportunity to pirtici.-ite in a wonderfully rich venture.
Our Company itlorrned of the pi^k of bioad-mindcd business) men
-Governor 03*i!vie, of the Yukon Territory -known and reipected by
thc whole Canadian country, at its head. It is economically managed,
with no salaried officials, no Bonds, and no Preferred Stock.
But the whole story is told in our illustrated Prospectus. The
Coupon will bring it to you. The supply is limited. Fill out nnd
mail the Coupon i "day.
Gold Dredges are making millions,
Yukon Basin Gold Dredging Co.,
Ltd.
G. W. Claw-son, Treas. /%,««**
we, postage pre-
paid,  your large
649 Somerset Building illustrated Prospectus,
also free Booklet on Gold
Winnipeg, Dredging, with full parties
lars  by return mail.     It is
C&naua understood that! incw rtoobligation
..-■■'    whattptrin making this nqutst.
AM)     PETROLEUM
TICKS.
...■ (lumped   intu tlm   Kilns.    Tho in- CUAL
dnstry will   invuLu a heavy Investment and uli'iird employment to from
oim humtteil and liily to two liiiiwlml No, 1.
men. Nolico is   hereby   given    that
111.1.S, il tire plan materializes, will (bus   niter   tlal-e   1   intend to applj
Ure   apparently   awlul   waste eatiseu to   tire   Honorable   Chiel    Uommls-
uy the great disaster wllloh cost sixty sionei  of   Lands and Wurks   for    a
ciulit    tinman   lives and Killed   Hume license   to    prospect   for   cual   and
two    bund red    head ol   horses  and petroleum     on   tho   following    des-
oattle, he  turned    to profitable    ae- erllit-tl lands, situated in Uluek 4683,
count, Suuth Kast   Kootenay, Province    of
 ♦  Uiiiisli Columbia;
TIIK GYMNASIUM. Uommcncittg  at a   post planted at
,i,  I. ilir   north-east   corner   ol Lot  No.
The    Gym is    again open for    the 71102,   and one mile cast uf the    six
winter  months.    Tito boys will   du mile posl    on the U. I'. It.    survev
well to   get iu ami mane the best ot line,    aud   marked Peter Peterson s
tlicse privileges.     Basket hall, nori- north-west   coraer   pust,   thence  so
j.oalul     und   parallel bars, punching eliains .suuth lu   the north-west cor-
luxing   gloves,  ropes, ladder, nor pust of Lot Nu. 7001, thence 80
iltiuil)   bells and    clubs.     A   reading chains   cast, thence su chains north,
room in connection.    Mr. Clarke may thenco M cbains west    tu  place    uf
able to   start classes lor boxing beRinnlnfc and containing hto ac:
dry soon, and all interested are
isi.cd to come around and make
themselves known. Time spent in i -
the gym is profitable for the body (joAland tlie mind, and no young man will
regret a winter of healthy training
iu the gym. Thc following gentlemen are asked to Kindly act on the
basKCt ball committee, and to meet
as early us possible: Mr. J. Hrecken,
Mr. -J. Mckenzie, Mr. J. McCallum,
Mr. A. Bridges, Mr. W. Johnson ami
Air. W. Harris, it is hoped that a
good series of games will be arranged for this season. The building
will be open from 7 till 10. Men's
tickets, $2.50. Ladies, Fridays
only, $1.00. Boys under fifteen,
-i.uii. All boys under fifteen must
be oil the floor by 8.'io, tickets are
only sold to them on this condition.
Friday is exclusively reserved for
ladies. All ticket's are good to
March -list next. The committee reserve lhe right to make a charge
fur speeial occasions. Tickets ean
be had at the gym at any time Irom
7 till 10, except Fridays.
Gym committee:—
G. W. Patmore,
Dr. Connolly,
Kev. Ii. Hughes.
CHANBROOK   LAM) DISTRICT.
DISTRICT OF KAST KOOTENAY.
TAKE NOTICE that I, .John
Crush Merrington, of Cranhrook, ti.
C, occupation, Clerk, intend to apply fur permission to purchase the
following described lauds:
Commencing at a post planted at
tho northwest curlier of Lot 316,
tlience HO chains south, thence 20
chains west, more ur less, thenee SO
chains north, bounding on the Kootc-
iray river, thence 20 chains cast, tu
[joint of commencement, containing
lull acres, more or less.
.John Crush Merrington.
Daled September 1th, 1009,     25-.lt
CRANBROOK  LAND DISTRICT.
DISTRICT OF   KAST KOOTENAY
,.    i „ ll       ♦        ,i ,      , i'L : Province «.f British Columbia, Wit
portion out, o    wort from     Hri» ,ntwnta to apply lor permission
use had risen to 03.1 ••*, cent. riie|      , -jg    (ouowlng   desci
■lease, the repnrt  savs   is "n very     ", *
I'AKK NOTICE that Harriet Cummings, of the City of Fernie, in    the
Province id British Columbia, Widow
to
icrlbed
iands:
Commencing at    a   post   planted
twenty     (20)   chains   west   of thc
northwest corner of Lot 0030, Group
One   (h.    Kootenay District, thenee
west    twenty     (20)    chains,   thence
north thirty'CHI) chains, thence east
thirty (SO)   chains, thence south ten
■hains,    thence   west ten (10)
hains,    thence   south   twenty   (20)
bains, to    point ot   commencement,
A gentleman is   an individual who and   containing    seventy (70) acres,
will mv   a debt that is beyond    the  ■•-•*>•*-- (,r Ics?;
GREENWOOD PARAGRAPGS.
(From the Greenwood I.cdve.)
It is   still   true tbat the greatest![}°j
loss is the friend who is nut dead.
pale of legality.
A Brain of experience that is
bought Is worth a pound that somebody else has bought.
Harriet Cummings,
1   Hv her   agent,   Alfred   Cummings.
Dated   this   3rd day ot November,
A.D. IOOD. 33-flt
i    CRANBROOK LAND DISTRICT
I'eter Peterson, Locator,
Located September 33rd, 1009. -ii-t**
)    PETROLEUM     NOTICES.
No. 2.
Notice   is hereby   given    that
days   after   date    1   intend to apply
tire   Honorable   Chiel    Commissioner ui   Lands and Works   for    a
prospect   for   coal   and
petroleum uu     the   foliowim;      described lands, situated in Block '4593,
Suuth   Kast   Kootenav    Province of
British Columbia:
Commencing at a post planted at
tbe north-east corner of Lot 7001.
and marked .lohn Anderson's southwest corner post, thence north SO
chains, thence east SO ehains. thence
south SO chains, thence west 80
■bains, to place of beginnin*- cuntain-
ng tilu acres.
•lohn Anderson. Locator,
Peter Peterson, Agent.
Located September 23rd, PJ09. 31-6*
COAL
AND    PETROLEUM
TICES.
NO-
No. 3.
Notice is hereby given that 30
days after date I intend to apply
lo the Honorable Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a
license to prospect fur coal and
petroleum on the following described lands, situated in Block -I533.
Sonih East Kuutena'* Province of
British Columbia:
Commencing at a post planted at
the north-east corner post of Lot
No. 7001, .md marked Martha llofl's
north-west corner pust, thence south
Kll eliains. thence east hO chains,
llience north so chains, tlience west
Sl) ehains, to nlaee of bceinniir con-
lainine 010 acres.
Martha Hoff, Locator,
Peter Peterson   Acent.
Located September 23rd, 1900. 3I-B'
COAL
AND     PETROLEUM     NOTICES.
SOCIBT-t   AND CHUKCM     I
DIRECTORY !
Crescent Lodob No. X\
K   iUHIS   oi   PYTHIAS
irunhruuk, li. C.
Mi-t'U ever*     Tm-sdav at 8 p.m.    at
Kuuniuy Hall.
George T. .Smith. C. O.
J.  I.. Walker.  K. ol K. A S.
v IsitiDg   bretiiit-D   cordially Invited
'■ attt'txl
Blia   I.OH.F,     Kt) Cll> Lod|c
*^   No   111. Meeta t»tr»
9"*  Monday    night    at
Ne«     Kraternii-    Hall.      Sojourn-
iifi O.ldlelloAs cordially  Invited.
''■ K- Ward. W. S. Hall,
N   O Sec'y.  ■
.V? •
.v, *,,. iMI. M.
— - 't .    .w-lwtaf   i.-vtlao >»■
\ -^.r\   mitaU
vMalttng Area en velconied
W. II. Wilson. W. M.
E. W. Connully, secretary.
Cranbrook Aerie 967
FOE
Meet every   Friday     evening at H
■ rn , in Carmen's Hall.
F. W. Reeves, W. P.
Wm. Anderson, Secretary,
visiting  brethren  cordially  invited
LOYAL ORANOE LODGE, NO   1*7)
CRANBROOK
Meet at If   of L. F. Hall ind   and
uh Saturday each mont-h.
Visiting bretbrt-a alwaya welcome
Abel Horsman, W. M.
Jos. Wallace, Secretary.
MAPLE LEAF   REBEKAH LODOE
No. 19.
Meets every second   and fourth Wednesday at Fraternity Hall.
Sojourning Rel-ei;abs   cordially invited.
L. M. Tannhauser, N. O.
Mae Chapman, Secretary.
The optimist builds up a town    or ■
countrv,   white the pessimist retards   DISTRICT  OF   SOUTHERN DIVI
their development. SION. EAST KOOTENAY.
LIME INDUSTRY FOR FRANK.
The report is curronl thai Prnnh is
In have another Industry. Some
lime ano Joseph Little, of Hlair-
iiore, Alberta, lmrcliaseil the rod.
idle caused by the treat slide nf
lOO.'l mu) manv people wondered what,
be Intended to dn with it. The lal-
st report not only snt Ib fled thc
I    TAKE    NOTICE   that Allan     G.
i Wilmot, ol Jaflray, B. C, occupation
Accountant, intends to applv for permission to purchase the following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted on
tlie northerly extremity of an island
in the Kootenay river, located about
20 chains south of the north-west
corner of Lot 314, Group 1, thence
mthcrlv following the west side  oil
losity on that point, but indicates the said island HO ehains, thence
HI Mr. Utile wns nol sn ..rratie In ens! Hi chains, moro or less, to the
the   purchase as   many    seemed   to cast   side of   the said island, thence
  northerly iihmg the east side nf   the
said island    nil eliains, more nr less,
Utile    will nexl   to Hie    place nf commencement, con-
"f   the Inrgesl   tnlltlnn ■'to acres, more or less.
Allan G. Wilmot. Locator,
per Kdnar S. Home, Antit.
Dated loth October, 1109.     3l-.it
Hilnk at lbe lime,
O is now staled, savs Hie Colcinan
Minor,   that   Mr
-•tirliiir     slarl    o
lime-burning   industries in Canada un
the slide,    where the flnesl  lime roc*.
in the world lies nil broken ready tn
No. 4.
Nut ice is hereby given that 30
days after date i intend to apply
to thc Honorable Chiel Commissioner uf Lands and Works for
license lo prospect (ur coal and
petroleum on the lollowing described lands, situated in Block 1593,
south East Kootenay, Province ol
British Columbia:
Commencing at a pust planted one
null- cast from the south-east corner
i-,\ Lol No, 7001, and at the southeast corner ol Martha Holt's claim.
and marked M. Robinson's northwest corner post, thence south 80
chains, tlicnco east no chains, tbence
north 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, to nlaee of Iwcinninc con-
tain Ing 610 acres.
M. Robinson, Locator
D. s. Robinson, Acent.
Located September 33rd, 1000. 3l-G*»
COAL AND PETROLEUM NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that 31"
days after dale 1 intend to apply
to the I lonorable Chiel Commissioner of Lands and Works tor a
license to prospect tor coal and
petroleum on the following described lands, situated in thc
district of South Kast Kootenay, Province ot British Columbia:
i o' hi ncni" at a nost nlanted at
the snutli-ca.st corner ot Lot No.
1003, and two miles east ol the 12
nile post on the C.P.R. survev line
ind marked M. Bongard's south-west
orner pnst, and north and adjacent
o Lol Nn. 1)000, tlicnco north 80
■hnins, to the south-east corner ot
,• I Nn. 8005, thence east 80 chains
south 80 chains, thence west
0 •hiiiis to nlaee of hetrlnnlnc con-
lainiiii' 010 acres, more or less.
Luraled Si-iilemlier 20th. 1000.
12-flt* . Bongard, Locator
CRANBROOK   COUNCIL,   NO. 580,
CANADIAN        ORDER
OF CHOSEN FRIENDS,
Meets First and Third Wednesday ol
each month in Carmen's Hall.
Visiting   friends   cordially invited.
K. W. Connolly, D. Cumming,
C.  C. Recorder.
»♦♦♦♦♦♦♦•»♦♦♦♦•»•♦•»♦♦♦♦♦
' Presbyterian Cburcbi:
'ATED SEUVICES
Sunday morning service at 11
o'clock
Sunday    evening     service   at
7.80 o'clock
Snmlay      School   am)     Bible
Class at 3 o'clock
Presbyterian   Guild, Tuesday,
at 8 o'clock
*********
! Baptist Churcb
X Pastor, Charles W. King.
X Parsonage, N'orbury Avenue.
'Phone, 281.     1". O. Box 267.
Regular Services:—Sunday, 11
a.m.     and    7.30   p.m.;   Bible i ,
School    wilh     Young   Ladies'
I'hil.-flica    and    Young   Men's
llihle Class, 3 p.m.
Wedn.silay, Mid-Week Meeting, | \
Friday,   Young    Peoples',   8 ( ,
. p.m.
A cordial   Christian welcome
to all.
*********************** THE   ORAHROOK  HERALD
tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiini
Baker Street, CRANBROOK, B.C.
O
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OVERCOATS AND
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of a reliability which can be bought elsewhere ONLY at an increased cost.   Price often looms
big at the start—but if quality is lacking you  soon  forget the  price—only the worthlessness
of the goods purchased reminds you of your folly and the Merchant's unreliability.
$12.00 and $15.00 Quality Overcoats
Worth $15.00 finil $18.00 ol ntiy man's   money, and we'll leave it tc your
judgement.     44 inch t'outs in Black and Fancy patterns with  velvet collar
and No   1   lining.
$24.00 Quality Overcoats
Without question the best that $28.00 will buy elsewhere, and which we doubt
if $110.00 will buy as gooil elsewhere.   44 or 50 inch Black nnd Urny Meltons,
silk velvet collar, No. 1 lining, made up with plain or raised seams.
Quality Suits
Ranging in price from $8.00 to $30.00
A large range of patterns at each price, made up with fancy pockets and cuffs
or plain 3 or 4 Button Suits.
Clothing: Made to Order
Wo are after the man who knows precisely what he wants and will take
nothing else, who has been accustomed to having his clothes made to measure,
and who does'nt care to make' any change now. The same quality aud
perfection that gives our Ready-to-wear Clothing its well known repntatiou
is making a success of our Custom Tailoring. The 6nly difference is that in
Clothing-to-Ordor we cater more to individual requirements with a wonderful
stock of fabrics to select from and absolute assurance of perfect satisfaction or
no sale.
All our Custom Clothes are cut and tailored after being ordered expressly for
the  man who   orders them, by the largest and most successful tailoring
organization in Canada.
It's THE Way of Getting the Best.      Try Us and See.
MAKE   YOUR   HOME   COMFORTABLE
The season is at hand when most of the time must be spent Indoors, a goodly portion in the sitting-room
and library; it is Important that these rooms be made comfortable, cosy and attractive. By so doing one
can make winter, usually regarded as dull and gloomy, the most delightful part of the year—the season of
reading, thinking, refinement and culture. Our display of Furniture for the sitting-room and library is
extensive enough to  make selection  easy;    varied enough  to  please every taste and  purse; good  enough to
enable us to absolutely guarantee each and every piece.
An Inspection will
convince  you
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