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,  Victoria
THURSDAY, Jin.v lotli. ism
A citizens' meeting to consider the
erection or a suitable memorial to
keep nn in remembrance of the great
work anil the greater sacrifices thai
thin district hae made In tho proae-
cutlon of the great war which In now
ho happily concluded, and lite form
BUOh memorial will take, was held In
tho city hall on Monday evening. It
wuh called hy Mayor Cameron, who
presided at the mooting, There wiih
a good atteniliiiMi' and a. great deal
of InlereHt in Uio project wiih taken.
It Hoon It-centm. ainmr.-nt that thnro
wan great unanimity In regard tn the
advisability of doing something lo
porpetnnto the memory of the heroic
efforts of thia district and the great
sacrifices that were made by onr
soldiers on the bloody field**, of Europe. Thc deluge of blood had to
be poured forth and thin district wan
aa eager as any to add Us rich red
blood to the torrent. Many from this
district made the supreme sacrifice,
gave their luat drop of blood In tho
cause of righteousness and fair play,
that democracy should not perish
from thc earth, and that a new and
better era should be ushered In and
these sacrifices and the names of
those who made them should be cut
In tablets of Imperishable stone or
some other material that the generations to come might know of what
valorous stuff their forefathers were
T M. Roberts was appointed sce-
r-uary of the meeting.
The Mayor adopted a very good
plan on which to conduct the meeting
and ascertain the views of the representative citizens who were present.
He first outlined the purpose for
which the meeting was called, expressed his entire sympathy with the
project, eulogized the heroic men
who had made the supreme sacrifice,
lauded the patriotism ao wholeheartedly displayed by every organisation and then threw the meeting
open for discussion.
0. J. Spreull spoke at some length
in favor of tlie erection of some suitable memorial. The noble self-sacrificing work of our soldiers must
not be forgotten, the names of those
who gave their lives In the" great war
must be forever cherished and some
way must be'found to accomplish
that end. The perpetuation of their
memory should become an incentive
for the new generation to devote
themselves to something noble and
worthy of their best effort. A memorial that would, assist the young to
better carry out ttie Ideas for whicli
the Allies fought   shoutd be erected.
Lieut.-Col. Pollen suggested that a
hall might be erected. The probablll
ties are that un nnioury will be built
In Cranbrook before long and this
hall might become attached tn the armory. This would be a lasting appreciation of the men's great sacrifice.
Uev. It.W. Lee agreed wltti tlie sentiments expressed by lho previous
speakers. Thero was nothing that
we could do In Ihe way of repaying
the men for tiie sacrifices thoy tiad
made, out of a high sense of public
duty wc could do something to keep
In memory the fares of the men we
will never boo again. He had no suggestion to make as to tlie form tho
memorial should lake, but a committee might bi' formed to lake the
matter Into consideration.
N. A. Wkllluger expressed lite hope
that a memorial that would answer
some useful purimse would be decided upon. A small memorial hall that
might he used as a home for indigent soldiers or others in need of
Chief AdaiM said that the Veterans at their meeting on Sunday inul
discussed tlie proponed memorial ami
were of the opinion thnt as the city
had several IoIh In a vacant block -
the old curling rink property and
surrounding lots and suggested thai
the whole flat might be turned into
a central park and a memorial erected thereon, the form to be decided on.
There was a large number of ladles
present and several of them expressed their views.
Mrs. Krlckson waa In favor of a
lake and park where the children
could play and enjoy themselves.
Mrs. Wilson was of the same opinion, A place for tho children to swim
in for the summer and to ska to on in
the winter. A park would be more
useful than a monument.
H. White said that a park with a
memorial hall appealed to him as a
very good Idea. A tablet on which
which could <bo Inscribed the names
ot the fallen and keep them ever before ua. A good strong committee
should be formed, from which subcommittees could be appointed. Have
plans and costs submitted. We should
do something worthy of the great
work thoae men have done for us.
W. S. Santo suggested that the
memorial might take the form of a
substantial arch. The arch might
form the (gateway to a park. If the
arch were built of stone each stone
might have inscribed upon tt ■ever»l
wmm tftftimiftotel\mim tk*
supremo sacrifice, the whole to be u
Complete record. A good strong committee should be formed at once aud
lot us got under heudwuy. His ser-
vIcoh were at command,
Uev.  Kat her Murphy mid that we
certainly Should have i. memorial to
show  our appreciation  of what  the
men from thin district have done. The j turesQUflnesg,
purl taken In the war by Canada was j very   inviting
Geo. A. Walton, of Winnipeg, general
passenger agent of tlie C. P. It-, and
J. E. Proctor, of Calgary, district passenger agent, were visitors in Cranbrook yesterday They came In over
the Kootenay Central from' Golden.
Thoy were met at Golden by C. S. Ma-
harg, superintendent of the Cranbrook division. They spent Tuesday
evening at Inverniere.
This was Mr. Walton's tirsl    trip
through tlie  Windermere valley und
tie   wns   highly   ideun-d   with   Its   pic-
Hf declares it to be a
tourist resort country
Llalng  $7
the Cran brook-Wycliffe-1
'ind.  a   pocket book   con-
Will   the   finder   please
ao   L. McMahon. Kimber-
equal i<» tho host effort of any of thej when
Allies and thu percentage of men that I oompl
wen!   froth   here   was    greater    thall
from any other lairt of Canada uud
we BhOUld not fall short now In com-
0, II. McPliee recognized tlu1 unanimity of the citizens lu the worthi-!
Hess of the object and a park seemed
to him to be a. part of the form that I
It should tuke. The boys who have j
made the sacrifices liavo expressed I
their pruferonce for such a mem-!
N. Moore was in favor of a park—
something to help raiBe up good citizens made a stronger appeal lo him '
than a great marble pillar. The I
children were now playing In the
dust for the lack of a more suitable
place. The men fought for an ideal I
and we ought to do what, we can to |
realize that ideal.
Mrs. MacKinnon stated that tlie I.
O. D. E. were in favor of a park and
had already passed a resolution to
donate $150 if tlie men would decide
to do something that would be of assistance to the children.
Mrs. D. Campbell, on behair of tho
Women's institute, uok tlie same position as the I. 0. D. B.
W. A. Nlsbet said that the park
form of memorial was the one that
appealed most to him. There should
be u recreation ground. He was not
much In favor of a memorial build-
he Windermere-Banff road is
completed he believes there will lie a
large tottrlBl trade No tourist can
truly ray that ho has seen Urltlsli
Columbia until he Ims toured the
Windermere valley.
The officials woni east ,ni the Wednesday afternoon train.
Last spring there was some talk of
uu aeroplane making a flying trip
from the coast to Leihi.ridn.-. stopping at Pentlctoii, Nelson and cranbrook on the way. In fact Lieutenant Hall was here early In Mny and
picked out the place where he was
going to land. But we had heard no-.
thing more of it and I' seemed ns
though the flight hud Wen abandoned
Lust   week,  however, the Oral   I'"-'  ol
the journey wus Buoqfijtsfully completed nnd Lieut. Hull made the trip
frnm Vancouver to Pent'. Ion I:: a
cnrtiss biplane lu three hours ai
forty-five minutes This is Lho far
thosl inland yet readied hy an nlr
route In  Hriiisli  Columbia
Tlie station iias received a new
milt of paint and now presents a metropolitan appearance, The station
grounds also look beautiful, just like
the garden of Eden.
W Whiting has started u jitney ser-
vice in Cranbrook, Picnic and fishing parties entered to. Office phone
16; residence 27. Stand—Royal Poo]
Room 2fi-ftt.
Local Overflow
Boy War Savings Slumps.
What   form is the Crniilinmk
elebration going to taW'
II. L  Sawyer, of Kingsgiite
town on business this week.
■•   D  Tin
in-rm. a
former dispatch-
ul   the   1
P,   It.
here, hut  now of
KsbIo, stop]
ed off j
tstarday to renew
ti     Ih
sayj Cranbrook
the  inetr
.polls of
the Kootenays,
I'he stra\
berry a
id Ice cream fes-
al  at   Ihe
ot) July 8rd, wus
great snt
cess.    After nil  expenses
re   paid
he  sum
-it   $800.15 cents
a realize
Conrad   Johnson,   Of   Vancouver,
in the clly on business. <
The Meihodist Sunday School held
their annual picnic yesterday afternoon. The place selected for the outing was at Picnic Lake, about seven
miles ont on the Wycllffe road. It Is I p, .), Kavanaugh, of Winnipeg, gen
a beautiful spot for a picnic and the j cra! travelling auditor of. the C. P. It,
children  thoroughly    enjoyed    them-   was jn town this week, j
selves.   It took about IS autos to con-: *       'J
vey the 150 children and tlieir friends; Harold Darling, of Vancouver, at
Swimming, racing and an abundance old timer of this dlstrtei. is register
of the good things of life wiled away Lit at the cranbrook.
a very pleasant afternoon.   Tents, ta-, 	
ble stove and everything needed for j    Miss  Isubel   Davidson, of Victoria
an enjoyable picnic were soon erao- fs visiting her sister. Mrs. D. A Suth
ted.   The stove was unique—the top | -prlaiul. In thla city.
of a range set over a hole excavated j    We are pleased to sec W, M
In the ground, whicli dfd such good | iM his desk again, after a slog
leu T. Carr, of Perry Creek, ar-
cfl In town on Sunday and went to
■ hospital suffering from a severe
nek Of erysipelas. He Is now very
eh improved.
. E. Ardell. of Vancouver, was In
/if this week looking after the de-
■ry of motor trucks delivered 'o
East Kootenay Lumber Co, and C
Rogers, of Canyon City.
in the
service that G. w. Patmore ought to
have   it pa tented.    There   were   races
for boys and girls under six. between
I nine and twelve nnd between  twelve
land    sixteen,  women's    race,  men's Und Oregon
ing.   We are well supplied now with  rnc(J>  raen*B  nire   boys>  hIg]l  jim]p
public halls.   We might help the Vet-! girjK- ,iIkU jum*, b,md llors(1 rnt.tf f(jr
erans to beautify their headquarters, j boy8 aml g|r]s_this latter was a nov-
The old curling  rink flat might be I eUy tha, gave a lot „r fm,    suitable
sown to grass, trees planted, the over | priww wore gIven    gome ()f th{j hoyg
flow of the creek stopped and a beau-| a)so ^0V(il\ „ fiwIm ln U)Q I(lke Th(1
tlful park, centrally located would be j manager8 of the picnic wish to thank! U. telegraph lines In B. C. wa,
the result.    A memorial tablet, with  those who so generously  put    their  (.!tv this week
the names inscribed on it might be  autM at t]l0 Borvlce o( thp committee.  ,
erected.    In Ontario a central com-1  	
mittec has been appointed to consid-  CRESTON FKIJT LAND SELLS
er various plans and make sugges- a to FOR 1888 PER ACIM.
tions ni^flt "ftie "form memorial" pro-
Wanted---Contracts ror clearing
uud breaking land In any quantity.
First class work guaranteed at reasonable prices, A dross P. 0. Box 54,
Cranbrook, B. C. 21-tf
'Herb Heard returned on Saturday
after four and u half years overseas.
He was married In Rnglund and
brought his bride with him. Mr, and
Mrs. Heard are now receiving the
congratulations of their many friends
Mrs. Parr and her two children left
Lester Clapp atid family are j yesterday for Vancouver, where she
visit to friends In, Washington j intends to make her home. Mrs. Parr
i tins been a rosidenl of Cranbrook for
, many year* and her numerous friends
are sorry to see her leave the city,
but wish her health and happiness in
her new home.
Mrs. Howard has gone in Michel
to accept a position with the Trltes-
Wood Company.
H. X. Young, manager of the
s In tlu
posals should take. We might form
a committee who would get In communication with this central committee in Ontario and receive suggestions.
Rev. II. M. Lyon said that he would
All records in the way of high land
values iti tho valley were smashed
when Truscotl Bros, disposed of
their six-acre ranch, about a mile
from Creston. for a consideration of
$5,000.   The buyer is George Cotterill
1 The installation of officers of Key
1 City Lodge No, (2. I. O. O. F.. for the
j ensuing term will t.ke place next
■ Monday evening at tlie lodge room.
; The third degree will also be con-
) ferred on a candidate. After the
PcioS-S of the riStjurar meeting u social
—— I session will be held.   Visiting Oddfel-
|     J. (J.  Sutherland, of Winnipeg,  in-; lows are cordially invited to attend.
I spector of transportation   for the C.
New Summer
Dress Materials
in light weights for summer dresses in many new
shades, melon, resedagreen,
Belgium blue and rose,
36 in. wide,   very   special
$1.00 per yard
ZYPHERS in large and
small checks and plaids,
pretty new coloring
at 30c to 65c per yard
McCreery Bros.
CftWlROIX* on C03IS ANO cistninc stores
Angus B McNeill provincial
tor. paid an official visit to tli"
eminent  offices   this wivtV
like to see an arch with the names of who acquired tho place to go along
the men who hnd fallen in Flanders with that of his brother Charles,
fields Inscribed on it. but so many! Whldi adjoins, as ttie two brothers
suggestions as to tlie form the mem- have formed a ranch purtntrship.
orlal was to take had been made that 1 There is five acres of orchard and an
he tin.nght the matter should be referred to u committee to consider and
report to another meeting of die citizens, he therefore moved the following resolution: That a committee be
appointed representative of Cranbrook and dtstrto to consider the
form of tlie memorial to be erected to
commemorate our fallen heroes nnd
report at a subsequent meeting of tlie
citizens.    This motion was carried.
A further motion was passed fixing the number Of the committee at
15 from Cranbrook and nu equal mini
ber ft oni the surrounding districts.
A committee of four was then appointed to nominate the numbers 00
lho commltlee from Cranbri'k The
laminating committee were the Mayor and Messrs. Nlsbet. Fink jand
White. This committee met and nom
Inuted lhe following us Cranbrook's
represent utlon: Tho Mayor nnd
Messrs. Spreull, Moore, Santo, White,
Walllnger. l-Jakin and Roberts and
Mesdames Laurie, MacKinnon. Wilson. D. Campbell. .1. W. Burton, Myles
and MacKowun.
The report of the nominating com-
mtttee was adopted and the n.eetlng
The secretary of the commute?, T.
M. Uolierls^wllI bo glad to receive
any suggestions iu regard to the;
form Ihe permanent memorial is to
ere of small fruits in the place.
BtPTiHT omnwH
.   a.m.—1'uion   Service   In   Baptist
.   noon- Sabbath   School   und
'.ft   p.   m.—Union   Service   in   M tit
odist   church.
P.   R..  was  registered  at   ttie    Cranbrook  hotel.
.lames Maifin. G. P. It. car inspector, with his wife and family, left last
Monday on a three months' holiday
trip to Scotland.
E. I. Patterson, of the Fink Mercantile Co.. is spending n well earned
holiday In Vancouver, where he will
join tils wife, who preceded him.   0
Miss Olive White, of tlie teaching
I staff of the Nelson public schools, ls
, spending her holidays at home in
this city.
A telegram was received today by
Mrs. S F; les from Miss Humble thnt
the train she was on was wrecked by
a terrific cloudburst between Winnipeg and Port Arthur, but that she wns
not  hurl.
A dance is to be held Ht Bull River
on Friday night, July llth. Mrs. EJd-
mondson's orchestra will supply the
Mrs. J. W. Burton leaves next Wednesday on a well earned holiday tn
Vancouver and Victoria. ■ She expects to be away for about five weeks
Saturday, July 10th lias heen set
apart by the Dominion Government
as the day on which Canada is to
celebrate the signing of the Peace
Tho total French losses in killed
and missing on land and sea, us officially estimated  amount  to 1,3015.000.
It. A. Cox. who enlisted In the East,
for overseas and spent two years in
Franco, arrived In tlie city recently
on u visit to his aunt. Mrs. Albert Cox
Tommy Stewart, who hus been on a
month's holiday trip to Vancouver,
Seattle and other const cities, returned yesterday.
c. M. Hull and T. H. Donnelly, of
Calgary, missed through Cranbrook
today on tlieir way to Vancouver via
Nelson nud the nil-Canadian route.
They report the B. C. roads to be in
much better shape than those In the
sister province of Alberta.
Sin get
Sewing machines for family
use. took all tlie first prizes at the
Kan Francesco Fair Judged by experts.
They must be the best machine; for
sale at the Singer store for five
dollars cash and $3.00 monthly. We
will take your old machine in part
payment.   Phone 167. 2-mly
Preparations are being made for
the grout Chautauqua week to be held
in Cranbrook Aug. 14 to 2ft. Tickets,
cuts and other advertising literature
have arrived. A meeting with the
travelling representative will be held
tonight and the advertising campaign will begin next week.
Major Sims, of Winnipeg. Territorial Secretary for the Voung People's
work In Canada West, will visit Cranbrook on July 16th nnd conduel a service in the s. A. Cltidel st 8 o'clock
p. 111, All are Invited to come and
hear the Major. On Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock the Major will coo-
duet a meeting for young people. All
children are invited to be present.
Rev. Hugh McKay Lyon. Minister
11 a m    "Forbidden Babblements."
12 noon Sabbath School
7.30 p. m.  "The Man who Makes No Mistakes."
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IIMtM.K.   M.tltYSVll.U:,
WIES TO fltilt RFlYtltn
On Tuesday, July lst, Mrs. KM**-1
C. niddcr, one of the pioneers of
Marysvllle. passed away at the ago of
(12 years.
The deceased lady was born in
Bristol, England. She leaves '-even
sons and two daughters to molirn (he
loss of a devoted Christian mother.
Both her daughters are married and
live in Marysvllle, Mrs. George Horman and Mrs. George James. The
sons are Charles Leigh ton, of Cranbrook; Frederick Thomas, William
Prank, Hnrold and Alfred, of Marysvllle; and Frank aud Ernest, of
The funeral wns held last Thursday afternoon, the interment taking
place in Cranbrook cemetery, the service being conducted by Itev. It. W.
The sympathy of the community It
•Blended to tha fcerMved.
-jHetboHtst Church
Rev. R W Lee, pastor
11 am. Uuion Service
(Methodists and Baptists)
Servire In Baptisi Church
12 noon Sabbath School
7.30 p.m. Union Service, Methodist Church.
One RMaoo Why,
To Fishermen-
Come in and Look at our
caught by our Fishing Tackle.
Hi; rtoat U.
Night rtrnt m TWR8DAY, JTJLT  10th,  1919
Cran b ro ok H is k a l i )
Publlahed Every Thursday by
W. A. MYERS, ;      :      : Managing Editor
Advertising   Hales  nu   u[inlicallon.   Changes for Advertising MUST be Iu
this   office    Wednesday    noon    tho current   week   to   secure   attention.
THURSDAY, JULY 10th. 1910
By David Katsac.
The statesmen representing tlte
Allied peoples have concluded tlieir
work. Premier Borden and ministers of the Canadian cabinet, In common with the accredited delegates
from other nations, have pledged Canada to certain definite responsibilities, responsibilities earned, and in
keeping with the valor of Canadians
in Europe during all the dny-- of the
great war. Canada musi rise io her
obligations, Tho turmoil ihruuitfi
winch tiio people are passing cannot
alter or eliminate the facts of the i;ii-
uation The country is entering .•
r.oiious era. There musi be ■ If tne
Interest charges and principle ii.iy-
ments or the national debt arc to Up
met as they full due"—production and
trade In Canada such as our forefathers would have deemed Impossible
for Canada for yet another fifty years
The Dominion is but little more than
fifty years old, We have a dehi suit-
ante to a country twice the age 'if oil;'
own, und that would he a sizeable
load for a population twice ad Inrge
ae thut constituting the nation today.
The field, forest and mines of Can
ana must be made to give of their
natural wealth on a scale never before attained, farmers, lumbermen
and miners must be encouraged to
settle in tbe Dominion to enlarge the
home market. Manufacturers must
take courage,Vighl with lho same
dash and perseverance our lighting
men exhibited In France, lo invade
foreign markets on a competitive basis. Wc must produce and we musi
sell on a tremendous scale to carry
tho country thru the coming years.
There Is nothing impossible ahout
this. It can he done. Canada is iu u
splendid condition of strength us far
aa resources are concerned. With
the right kind of co-operation the
problem will be satisfactorily solved.
Few people, 1 think, realize the significance of tin* Canadian Government Merchant Marine iu connection
with these aspects of tbe country's
immediate future. Ttie country's venture as a state Into ttie carrying trade
by water ls a little different from the
expansion of the transport by rail.
However, the two servlcaa are complementary, and worked out wttb au
eye glued to the- best interests df the
people ul large, will undoubtedly
prove, together, in the development
of the country, a factor, tlie Importance of which enn scarcely he exaggerated. In tbe meanlfnic Canadian
workmen in shipyards, Halifax to
Victoria, are ffnding constant and lucrative employment on the construction of the 4ii vessels making up the
fleet, and tradesmen and manufacturers affected are being kept busy
over a trying period of readjustment
The ships of tbe Canadian Government Merchant Marine ure being
built In three types—one, two and
three deckers—and in seven sizes.
There are two vessels of USftl) tons
each; 4 of U400; 5 of 3750; 8 of 4300;
8 of 5100; Iti of 8100 and 2 of 10,500.
These are being built In Halifax,
New Glasgow, Levis, Throe Rivers,
Montreal, Kingston. Wetland. Col-
llngwood, Port Arthur, Prince Rupert, Vancouver and Victoria. The
cost of the ships has been calculated
to be more than 52 million .dollars.
Six vessels have already boon delivered, 30 more are scheduled for delivery during (he year, and those remaining are to be completed before
the close or 1020. The total deadweight tonnage Is about 2115,000 tons,
so tiiat tlie addition to Canada's statu! as a mercantile nation, will he
*  considerable.
Names for more than half of the
ships have already been received in
tho executive offices of the Canadian
National Railways, as tbe Canadian
Government Merchant Marine Is to
be supervised by tho management of
tho National road.
Tho profix "Canadian" stands he
fore the name of each ship and will
stamp the vessels as hailing from the
Dominion no mutter lu which of the
ports of thc world the carriers may
be In furthering the Interests of general Canadian trade.
That is the keynote of the plan for
the building by Canada of this considerable fleet—"tho best interest of
general Canadian trade." The loug-
establlshed profitable searotttes have
determined by privatoly owned lines.
There Is therefore not the incentive
for private lines, even where subsidised by different notions, to pioneer
Into new sea-ways and load for n distant port without the probability of
securing a return load. While, in
course of time, tlie trade would be
developed, no private ship owners
care to shou'der the financial burden
Involved In such development work-
So, If Canadian trade were to expand
If Canadian resources were to be mar
keted throughout thc world In Canadian bottom;: -a matter of vital Importance to all tho people of the nation—it became necessary thnt tbey
should have their own ships to complement those of other Canadian
Companies already in operation from
certain Canadian portn.   Coopurutlon
panslon was ttie root desire.
Mr it. li. Teakle, a Canadian, and
il man of wide experience In the
steamship business, bus been select
fil as manager of the fleet and hi*;
headquarters will be established at
Montreal, as that city Is the point
where lake and ocean traffic in Can
ada meet. Me is building up a stuff
quite competent to maintain the man
iming services and he will report dl
reel io the president's office of the
Canadian National Railways in Toronto.
Already the ships of Canada's mercantile marine have commenced their
work. A service has been established between Canada and various ports
n the Wesl Indies, mid there is now
i direct service between Canada and
Sinith America. Several vessels have
already loaded at Montreal and Hall-
tax carrying general merchandise to
ports in tlie West Indies, returning
with sugar from those of the Empire's domains in the tropics.
One of the largest vessels lias already established a direct service between Canada and the Argentine Republic. It was loaded In Canada with
general merchandise, Including ceml
cut. agricultural implements and
steel goods und cleared for Buenos
Ay res.
These cervices to upon up desirable trade routes for the benefit of
Canadian trade generally will surely
br! maintained as long as there is a
possibility or tonnage to all. But
probably the most significant services tho ships of Canada's own mercantile iijii'ltie will be performing
during the next few years, at any
rate, will he the carrying of foodstuffs to the United Kingdom aud
other countries in Europe, ln this
connection It may be said that full
cargoes have already been hooked for
Liverpool and the chances are that
these ships of the Canadian Government Merchant Marine, operating in
connection wtth the trains nt Canadian National Railways, shall prove
to he of mosl material assistance to
the producers alt over Canada. This
Is especially true of tiie grain growers 'in the western plains, in that
there is an abundance of cargo space
for the exporting of his products to
the countries which will be the biggest buyers during the next few
The venture of the Canadian people into lhe business of carriage by
water Is only in its infancy. The
present fleet should be the nucleus
of a larger fleet of state-owned vessels carrying Canadian goods from
every Canadian port to every point
readied by wuter*capable of purchasing Canadian products and furnishing to Canada in return those articles
and materials utilized by Canada la
the dally business and life of the people.
The Ensign of the Canadian Government Merchant Murine with the
Iteaver in the upper left hand corner
should soon he flying in almost ull
the great ports of the world. It Ib
certain thut the national view-point
will be considerably broadened thru
the now interest that will have to lie
displayed by the people as a whole
through their supervision over the
business of their carriers on all the
seven seas.
u. \\, V.
Vancouver. July 4.—Rousing prob
lems and thc question of the treat-
incut and disposition of the alien In
Canada were discussed ut the session
of tho tireut Wur Veterans' convention last night. In connection with
tbe former a resolution was presented recommending that the terms of
loaning under the soldiers- settlement act now applying to farms only,
should be extended to dwellers in
cities for the purpose of enabling
thorn to improve existing homes or
erecting new ones. The first clause
of the resolution requested tho fed-
era) government to abandon its present housing scheme ns "cumbersome,
unpractical  aud  undesirable.  "
Denunciation of the housing scheme
was voiced by Comrade Martinson,
mover or tlie resolution, who declared thnt in Winnipeg it had been
found as useless for housing the soldiers as the vacant lots around the
City, It had been passed from the
governments to the municipalities
who were practically unable to use
it because it Interfered witli their
borrowing powers. Comrade Irwin
of Edmonton declared that the
scheme had simply resolved itself
Into a game of "passing the buck,"
while Comrade Law of Winnipeg stated that men who had lived in dugouts at the front did not want to live
in dugouts here, which was about all
lhe scheme provided for. On motion
of Comrade Dace, tlie clause asking
for tho abandonment of the housing
scheme was struck out and the
clause asking that the terms of the
Boldlers1 settlement act he extended
to relumed men in cities, was Insort-
•>d lu its place.
Tho  alien  question   proved highly
contentious.      When   the   resolution
tn the best Interests of Canadian ex- 'lenling with aliens living In Canada
All branches of this Bank are in a position to
give the most comprehensive Banking service.
Government and Municipal Securities are
dealt in. Foreign Exchange bought and sold.
Money Orders and Letters of Credit issued.
Collections made on all points in Canada or
overseas. io»
Cranbrook Branch,        - .        B. E. Howard, Mantfer. j
Sub*A,faay .1 Rhnbcrlcv.
Sealed tenders will be received by
i tho Minister of Lands not later than
j noon on the ilOth day of August, 1919,
for the purchase of Licence X 1710,
I to cut GO0O cords of Cedar Posts, 20,-
1 100 cords of Mining props, and 7000
; cords of cordwood, on on areo situat-
. ed on Meadow Creek. Kootenay Dis-
I trict. Three years will be allowed for
j removal of timber. Further partlc-
, ulars of the Cltlof Forestor, Victoria,
j B.C., or District Forester. Cranbrook,
i B. C. 27-8t
waa read, Comrade Mansfleld.ot Win-; WEST I'l' I.IKE A ROCKET
nlpeg, secretary of thc aliens' lnves-i        (ONIM; DOWN -.IKE A STICK
tlgating board there, read   a   long!
statement setting forth the Manitoba
Veterans' stand on tho question. He
declared there were over 300,000
male enemy nlleiitt in tho Dominion
over lfi years of age, and of these
88,000 were lu Ihe provinceofMnnllo.
tin, IM.OOO being In Winnipeg alone.
Ho estimated that there were in Can-
atla no less than 04,500 aliens who
wore undesirables. Comrade Mansfield declared that lie came with the
mandate to get the convention to
urge tiio Dominion government to
take some action ln the matter or
otherwise Ihey would do so themselves. Ue said this because he had
received n letter from Hon. Arthur
Melglion In which tiie minister said
he saw no reoKon for getting rid of
thc aliens.
A resolution that steps be taken to
prevent tho use of alien languages In
the schools, pulpits and press thru-
out Canada, nfter considerable discussion was referred back. A resolution was passed to tho effect that
no steps .shall be taken by the government lo subsidize Immigration at
any lime. A resolution suggesting
that In future more care should be
exercised over Immigrants coming.
Into Canada and that those from the
agricultural districts ln the British
isles bo encouraged, was carried.
Another clause of the resolution suggesting that a period of five years
elapse between making an application for citizenship and granting of
tho same, was referred back to the
committee. '
I    Take notice that The Wild Horse
I Crook Placer Gold Mining Company
Limited       limn-personat       ll-.blltty)
whose address ls Baker Street, Cran*
Winnipeg, July !>.—K. A. Hlgg, ex-  brook, will apply for a license to take
member of lhe Manltobu legislative | and use 4I> feet iter second or water
assembly and former secretary of the j out of Perry Creek, whicli flows uor-
For some people to own railways
is an expensive luxury. The government railways of Canada will have a
deficit this yenr of about J30.000.000.
The cost to the people of Canada to
operate the state railroads before
they are able to turn a wheel In safety will bo about $80,000,000.
The following Is a commentary on
the government railway report submitted to parliament before It adjourned last week. It ts expected that
there will he a loss this year In connection Willi Ihe operation of the government railways of about $19,000,000
in addition to a loss on tlie Grand
Trunk Pacific, which the government
will hove to make good, of about $9,-
000.000 more.
Tho earnings of the Canadian Northern pnrt of tlie system were estimated to be $94,000,000 and working
expenses 1104,000,000, while the gross
revenue from tlie old government
railways, including the intercolonial,
was placed at $37,000,000 and the
working expenses $42,000,000.
T.here is not much hope that this
deficit wll! he reduced any, but rather increased, because, as the Minister of Hallways said, ln presenting
the figures there would be an increase on account of extras for labor.
In addition tn the deficit construction
will cost, it Is estimated, $11,000,000;
equipment and rolling stock, $20,000.
000;   betterments,  $21,000,000.
It is hud tn have a white elephant
like tiiat on our hands when so much
money Is required to maintain our
export trade with foreign countries.
Wlnnlpc.j Trades anil l.nbor Council,
perhaps the best known of western!
labor men, has boon npjiolntcd west-,
ern organizer for Ihe Dominion
Trades end Labor Congress. His
work will he to direct a cautpaigu for
the redemption of the orgunlzcd labor movement from the influences of
liierly and drains Into St. Marys
River. The water will be diverted
rrom the stream at a point "on l.ol
6448, droop One, Koolenuy District,
belonging to the estate ot Iho late J.
A. Harvey, and will bo used for Hy-
draullc Mining purposos, ii|mii tlte
Mines  doscrihed  as  Placer    Leases
the One lllg Union  propaganda, II ls I No. 105, lull. 107. 108 and 159. all on
Stated, and to rc-establlslt and to wl-: Perry Creek.
den the scope of international trades:    -phis notice was    posted    on    the
unionism In western Canada. : ground on tho 14th day of May 1919.
Mr. rtlgg's field will be Winnipeg; A copy 0( tills notice"and an appli-
and wcBt lo the coast. Speaking of cmon pursuant thereto und to the
Iiis appointment Mr. Bigg said: I "Water Act. of 1914," will be .Mod in
"My work will consist of general h |,e 0f(|Ce nf the water Recorder at
organisation, but 1 will give special | cranhroolt. Objections to the nppll-
attention to tho situation developed cuUon „m- be filed with the said
as a consequence of the propaganda ] water Recorder or with the Conip-
of One Big Union Ideas. The policy ] troller or Waler Bights, Parliament
nf the Dominion Trades CongresB ls , Buildings. Victoria, 11. tt, within fifty
to maintain and re-establish tho ex- j j0y9 nfler tlie first appearance of tills
istlng international trades union re- \ notlce in a local newspaper. The date
lations. Every influence of the con- f of ti,0 r|r9t publication of this notice
gross will be exerted to avoid the dls-' [H tj,ine *r,t 1919.
aster which threatened the tradesj T||p WM HorM Cre(jk plocer aM
union movement as a consequence of ,
the  decisive and  disruptive tenden- Mm" ,'nn""",y Llmlted'
cIcb which aro Involved In the O. B. \ Applicant.
U. propaganda." 1       By Gurd * Spreull. Agent.    25-4t
Your Next
Will be a
Find out WHY
Can To-day
Raworth Bros.
Jewelers J. Opticians
Next In the I'oKtofflce,
Feather Light
The users  are  the  Cob-
Train Service
Effective Jrtne lst, 191!..   There will be u general change In train
service.   Times for trains at r ran brook will lie:
No. 67 - No. 68
Daily Dally
2.1.00 Lv   Medicine Hat   Ar 6.15
Lv   Lethbrldge   Ar
Lv   Fernie   Ar
Ar   Cran-brook   Lv
Lv   Cranbrook   Ar
Ar   Kingagate   Lv
55 Ar   Kootenay Landing   Lv
For furllior particulars apply to any ticket agent.
J. E. PROCTOR. District Passenger Agent. Calgary.
I Now Open for I. nfa-cement*.    Qm to
Four Pieces
Tlte Music with the PGP,    For Terms
MHS. El>!KOjri»90H
; or pboae 820 Cruftrtefc, B. C.
The Plant Which ta RevolnflonUIng
the Tire Repair Industry.
With tliis plant we can rebuild and
retread eitlier in ribbed or plain your
old caslnKs no matter how badly worn
so long uu tlie walls are good, so they
wltl give you from 3000 to 5000 more
miles, at a cost of $10.00 for plain and
$12.00 for ribbed retreading*, for size
IlOx.t 1-2. Semi for price list for larger sizes. We use more tread rubber
in our work than is used on new tires.
Orders left wltll H. R. Hlnton, Cranbrook, will receive prompt attention,
or skip direct. We pay express
charges ono wuy.
IV. Af. B1INII,   I'lacher   Greek, Alta.
Vulcanlinr and Auto Painter.
In every Coeur d'Alene bedroom Is a framed card ou
which li printed the ratei of
the room.   In other word,
tho   Coeur d'Alene   Hotel
marks their selling prlcee
in plain figures.   The patron knows what his bill will
be: he knows^hat he is not
being overcharged  through
a misunderstand—his or the
clerk's—lie knows that he
is paying Just what every
other occupant of that room
pays— no more, no lees.
That's standard   American
practice ln first class retail
stores; some day It will no
doubt be standard practice
in the best hotels.
That framed card Is a small
detail,  but   It   Illustrates   the
Coeur d'Alene way   of   doing
things.   It's one of the many
concrete applications of   the
Coeur d'Alene policy of fairness
and a full and honest money's
worth, to every patron whatever
kind or price of room he occupies.
NECESSITY may sometime compel you to surrender your investment in War Savings
Stamps, but should this happen you get all your
money back, with a good rate of interest in addition
for the time in which you have lent it to the
Sixteen 25-ccnt Thrift Stamps
will buy a $4.00 War Savings
Stamp worth $5.00 in   1924.
(Hrlll*.!. Cnliimlila IllvMon)
Vanrniiver, 11. O.
Bw Thrift Stamps
Spokane. Washington
Three Months for   One Dollar        i
Six Months for   Two   Dollars
Fifteen Months for Five dollars
Mail this coupon with   money to Lethbrldge Herald.
Kudosed lind * (or nhleh send the Lethbrldge Dully
Herald for   months.
Meets in the
Parish    Hall
first   Tuesday
afternoon   of
every . month
at 3 p.m.
Pres. Mrs. D.
Campbell, boa'
Secy, Mrs. J. W. Burton, P. O. Boi Iiii.
All ladies co-dlally Invited
Civil and mining Engineers
B. C. Land Surveyors
Drs. Oreen & MacKinnon
Physicians and Surgeons
Offlcf  at residence, Armstrong
Foronoons   nno to 10.00
Afternoons   lmio in  4 00
■-'"lings 7.S0 to   8.30
•• in>»   8.110 in  00
I.O. O.K.
KEV CITV I (llll.I
No. ti
aejsj*l^!t,jkmm Moots   every
KLmetSKOUsfS Monday lilgllt
'■ar-'.JC^i^ st Fraternity
Hall. Sojourning oddfellows
cordially Invited.
W. M. Harris w. I). Oilroy
Seer. N. O.
Offleo In Hanson Block
8 I"  12. u.m.
1 to    5 p.m.
Private ftnrslug Hone
Licensed by Provincial Govt.
Maternity and lienors! .Nursing
Massage and Rest Cure. Highest
References, terms moderate.
Apply Mrs. A. Crawford, Matron
Phone 259 p, 0. Box 845
Address, Garden Ave. Cranbrook
Hoht Frame, Prop.
."rcsn llrenil. Cakes. I'les
ami Pastry    '
Phoue 87
Norbury Ave.      Opp City Hall
Kootenay Oranlle & Monumental Co., Lid.
General stone Contractors and
Monumental Works
trout St, JVehon   p. 0. hot MS
CBANBBOOK .        ft 0.
Craakroek. B. C.
Utttt every Tuesday at 8 p.m. In
tbe Fraternity Hall
C. O. Borgstrnm, C. C,
C H. Collins. K. R. tt 8.
Visiting brethren cordially Invited to attend.
Forwarding and  Distributing
. ..... .   A**"" 'of
Lethbrldge aid Greeablll Coal
Imperial Oil Co.
Dlstrbutlon Cars a Bpeetalty.
Hraylnir nml TniHsfeirlnir
Given prompt attention
Phone 13
The Shoe Specialist
Natieradlo* Guaranteed
lieedquarters for all kinds of
I'hone HM
Norlinry Ave, neil in City Hall
Clarke & Sainsbury
Pheae Jl tr lit     FA. Mi Ml
Montana lleslniiraiil
Heals al All Bonn
Cigars, Cigarettes ttt Candy
Opposite the'Bank of Commerce
If vou want satisfaction
with vour washlim
aend It to
Special orlces for famllv
ineflidne for nil Feiiinlt Comtilndit, st, n \>n*
or three for Jill, ni ririiif mnre-i. m.iUc.1 10 nny
addreu ou receipt oftirice. Tin- .'■■ iin:i 1 d-mhi
Co.-Bt-Cnthnrln'w, Ontario. "°
far Nerve snd nnilii:iii-mis*r. "i-ny nutter^'-
■*H£2Hl"H-*'-lE»1-»l. *■■ *»».'* 1*0 tor
•><ngUOTn,<-* Jy mall uu rtcrl-n ot orict THunStiAT, JT7LT lOtii, lSli
Glasses, that ease Ihe way
for doing your daily tasks
result from our way ot
There Is a wide difference
in the way glasses are fitted. Some have to be
"broken ln" like a new
■pair ot shoos. Wilson's
glasses give you help and
comfort, right from the
No drops used in cxamln*
atlon. Just optical science
"The  HlghelasK  Eyeglass
l^ocal and Personal
Insure with Beale & Elweli.
Kllby frames pictures.   Plione 9.
Buy -Stone's greenhouse tomatoes,
tlte best on the market.
Detail's garage tn now open and
doing business.
For Sale—Dry wooil, ('. dodder Is,
I*. 0. Box m\, Cranbrook. 87-tl
Wanted—A nunpyte-nt nurse; apply
to Mrs. P. \V. Oreen. 20-tf.
Mrs. J. Venus and family left on
Thursday hist lo take up their home
in Calgary.
We Are Moving
And Stock is
slightly disarranged, come
in though & '
We will attend to your
Hardware & Mill Supplies
Cranbrook,    -     B. C.
W. It, HIM):, reports IniHliiwi-m brisk
In the vulcanizing line. Ho to fully
Oqtltppod  to do all  hinds of  repairs.
Wanted   L-'.mwiol Lined Rofrlanrut .*■,
.-rood hand, uk.8- be In good condl
tun.   I'hon.' Lhe ITo'ald Office.     itojr.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Adlard have returned from a pleasant holiday In the
Creston valley.
Mrs. \V. F. Doran left last Sunday
on a month's vacation with friends In
New Jersey.
Simon Taylor und family have gone
on a short holiday to Itadium Hot
Springs at  Windermere.
Wanted to cut—Standing gruss for
hay on shares or wilt pay cash. J.
M. Doherty & Son. Cranbrook.     28-lt
LOST—Automobile license plate
No. 10202. Please return tn Hanson
Qara?,e. 88- lt
or   101
j When in Cranbrook
The Place To Eal
is at
j i
! Alex Hurry's
! Tables  in Connection
i Hurry's White Lunch
Hemori.plling nml Itepalrn n
J.    F.    II II rill'1*0 IT
i            CltANBROOK t
j                 Hettiilitt*   Meeting j
|   SECOND  sniKIHY  of eaeh
t    month nl !! p.m. In tin- City Hull {
KNITTED tiooos
Hii) nl Hone
Mtiehii),    Smith,    I Huh   &   Co,
Yiincoimr, II.C.
Dheroleii und Die
Tuku Notice ihat w. H3, Wlditrom,
vhot>e address is CriiubrouU, will up-
1 ly for ii lleonee to take and \\m .IOO
i ilners inches of water out of N'iggei
< eek, which flows southern 1> and
ii tins Into Lake Cnv-k about a hair
i itie from Its Junction with the MoylQ
i, ver. The water will lie, dlverteil
. 'im the si mini at a imlni about five-
i nhtliH of a nillc from the junction ol
.'• KVer nnd Uike Creeks and will be
i ed for Placer mining purpose upon
i .« claims described ns "Mabel' group.
'I )its notice was posted on tbe ground
0 i the 23rd day of June, 1919. A copy
<-. this notice und nn application pur-
Miunt thereto and to the "Water Act,
I:-14" will be filed In tbe office of the
\ .iter Recorder at Cranbrook Ob-
,;'"tlons to the application may be
i 'ud with tbe said Water Recorder
o.' with the Comptroller of   Water
1 ghts, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C., within fifty days after the
f.i'st appitarance of this notice In a
local newspaper. •
W. E. Wldntrom, applicant.
The date of the first publication of
tils notice Is Thnrsdday,   July 3rd,
Is your subscription paid to the
Herald? If not, now la a good time
Tlte great peace treaty has been
signed, but there never was so much
unrest In the world as there Is today.
The rainbow and brook trout for
the Rod and Gun Club arrived last
week and were deposited in the various lakes of thc district.
R. T. Brymner, of Lethbrldge. formerly manager of the local branch
of the Canadian Rank of Commerce,
vlBlted in the city for a few days.
Fifty second hand sewing machines
In good running order, most of them
drop heads, for sale cheap at the
Singer store, plione 157. 2-mly
Rev. H. M. Lyon left on Tuesday
for Nelson to nttend the meeting of
.the Presbytery of -tho Presbyterian
Or. R. V, Hoyt has just returned
front- a week's professional visit In
the Slocan district. He reports a
very Micceftsftll trip.
Mrs. Pi IV Uingmnn and iwo children of Edmonton, Alta., arrived in
tho city to reside with her father. Mr.
J. H. McLeftOi Hanson Ave.
Rev. and Mrs. Thompson, former
Presbyterian minister here expect to
spend their vacation in Cranbrook
die tatter part of July.
Primary and Kindergarten ;
school: Principal. Miss Rum-
say, Burwell avenue. For particulars phone 357. 2m.
Capt, Rogers, the well known mining man of the t^ootetjays, spent n
tew ilnye. In Crnnbrook this week. Ho
Ib looking forward to great activity
In mining circles In the near future.
Totnntjf South Ih leading In lhe com
petition for the prize roil offered by
the Cranbrook Dftig nnd Hook Co.
He landed i. trout thai weighed when
dressed  two pounds, llX OlinceB,
Competent nurse maid. Elderly
woman preferred. Must he responsible and trustworthy nnd experienced.
Three smalt children. Onod homo;
pood wnpes    Box 1. Wycllffe      28-lt
The Board of Trade hee the assurance thai ns soon us the strike among
tlie coal miners is settled tho C, P. R.
will pul on another jinwenp.-r train
nn the Crow line.
Why should a man holler his head
off at Ills- neighbor beeiiunehe fills
his tnnk with bonne any more than
(lie neighbor aforesaid should go up
In the air In his endeavor to ex [tone
his kind critic's breach of the moral
law of another sort?
The L. A. of the G. W, V. A. will
hold another of their popular whist
drives In the Veterans' parlors on
Friday evening, July 11, at ft p. m.
These arc always very enjoyable affairs wtth n good attendance. Help
by-your presence to moke this one
the best ever.
Piano and Theory lessons by
arrangement. Phone 404 or box
428—Mrs. Van Braam, 237 Burwell Avenue. 46-tf.
Godfrey Harrington Brown, familiarly known around town ns "Bruce,"
who Is ono or lhe fixtures In tho firm
of Parks' ft Co., the famous hardware
merchants of th6 Kootenays, has
gone on a holiday to the coast cities.
He will probably be   away   for   a
A. b: Smith has returned from the
meeting of the Advisory Board recently held at Smlthern, on. the G. T.
P. He ts stuck on that* northern
•otintry, hut II has to go a long ways
yet to be equal to the Cranbrook dis-
• irtct.
Because a man don't like booze and
does not care for the joys that attend
a drunken spree and fs not willing to
pay the price in the aches and remorse of the cold gray dawn of the
morning after, is no proof that be is
a perfect demonstrator of the moral
law nnd a wife example to follow.
Cranbrook  is acquiring  the  habit
very rapidly of eating ripe tomatoes.
When   Mr.   Stone,   of   Kootenay    Orchards, first erected his large greenhouse a  tew years ago, the tomato
was nol  nearly so jiopular a    fruit
hereabouts us it Is today.    Now his
1 tomatoes have as  ready a sale    as
I cherries,  strawberries or any  other
! fruit.    IT you have not yet acquired
tho taste, begin to cultivate it and
, you  will  he healthier und    happier
I than you have ever lieen in your life.
i    Anyone reading "Fish, Fishing und
Fishermen," by George H. Helton in
j Rod and dim in Canada for July can-
' not help thinking of the good old days
j when a bent pin, a piece of string and
i a willow switch made the best l'ish-
i ing tackle for shiners,    chubs    und
| rock bass,   "The Albino Bass of the
| Ottawa" ts tiie title of a real fishing
j story    from the    Dominion    Capital
j which is one of the several good stories in the national outdoor magazine
for July.   W. J. Taylor, Woodstock,
Ont.. Publishers.
When W. H. Wllron was In Spokane r. few days ago he was assured
thut the Chamber of Commerce
of that City would make a trip
to Cranbrook ln the near future
to investigate mining possibilities In
tliis district. There will probably be
a dozen carB come to this city. It
will be one of the most Important
visits Cranbrook is likely to have
this year. The trip will probably be
made In August or early ln September. They should not be allowed to
return home without having ull the
information concerning the Industrial possibilities of this district that It
Is possible for us to give.
Keep Vour Seruh Unlit, at Home
An Indian near Creston was fined
$20 the other day for allowing his
scrub bull to run at large. Another
man at Wardner was fined $10 for
the ,same offence. While others are
allowed to go Scot free—without being Scotchmen either. We are informed that there are seven scrub
hulls running at large between Cranbrook and Rampart—enough to degenerate every herd of cattle In the
-ountry. lr is nearly time this district wns rid of all its scrub animals.
Why bring up a herd of cattle at a
loss? Why some of these scrub bulls
would not i \*on make good beef.
Fancy and Ball-room Dancing taught, For part feu Ure
phone 404 or bo» 428.— Mra.
Van Braam. 4fr-tf
There Is a great rush frnm the
military hierarchy and nobility of
Germany to save the head of their
Kaiser. Hlndy says he did it. lloll-
weg says he ls responsible for the
war. Tho whole royal family are
willing to be executed if only the ex-
Kaiser will be allowed to go free. Thc
Crown PrlBco is the only craven one
in the bunch, he carries around a little pellet that will do for him what
the hangman's rope ought to do—but
he Is very careful not to use it until
tho senffold la huilt the rope adjusted and the feet of the high sheriff are
heard at Ms door. If they are all
guilty there are hangmen enough to
accommodate them all.
Billon   Wiles.    Jean   NIblock,    Hobble
From Receiving Class to .Second
Primer- Ualle Kuhneri. Kuid Shankland, Pauline Bowness, Hern ice McDonald. George Shentield, Katthartne
Martin, Helen Helse, Margarel Henderson, Donald McDoualil, Archie
SakagUChle, George Futa. Helen Mc-
From Receiving Class to FIrsi Primer A—-Allan Phillips. Mattie Mc-
Harg, June Collins, Lilian Webster,
Hazel Clapp, Christie Charbounoau,
Malcolm McPhee, Jack Farrell, Mike
Frost, Marlon Gill. Gene Ingham,
Eugene Kennedy. Jessie Lamb, Florence Pattinson) Lloyd Burgess, Joseph Genest.
From Receiving Class to First Primer B—- Andrew Dabondt, Garnet
Blaine, Herbert Johnson, jean McDonald, Wright Speers, Mnn Shelr-
loek, Beatrice Ward. Billy Clapson,
Andrew Andrewson.
South Ward School
Promoted to Second Reader—Frank
Brennan, Florence Finley.
Promoted to First Render Roy Ltn
nelt, Carmoln Naso,
until.mil   i BMSM THE
Britons never never shall sifck the
ind  tit.    Th© first  to cross the At-
i a nonstop trip in a heavier
than air machine they have now successfully  completed  a    flight    from
Scotland  to New  York jn a  lighter
air machine.
The great British dirigible R-34
landed safely at Mlnedla park. New
York', afier a voyage of :'.*SO0 miles in j
tlie air without ii stop. It tool; lOS !
lours and \2 minutes to make the
iii* There was only enough gaso-
to run tlie big airship for an-
ther ninety minutes. She encounter
»• headwinds over the Bay of
inly and her commander was
afraid that he would run out of fuel
before he reached his destination and
sent out a cull to the American naval
authorities to he on the lookout if;
lie should need help, but he did not'
reiiuirc any assistance.
The dirigible encountered it.- great-1
BOI difficulties after lauding. A great!
storm of wind arose during the night I
and -ore a big hole in the en.-, bags!
mnl ii look three hundred men to
hold her down.
The 1 ;-::i is 000 feel long aud SO
feet beam and carries a crew of no;
men. its carrying capacity is only!
:.u tons, h will be a while yet before
airships supplant the ocean going
greyhound ihat .skims across (lie top
of the water. By the time a comfort-1
able cur is arranged for passengers [
ihe lifting capacity of the machine j
is all used up.
The R-34, however, carried one j
mure pnssonger than was supposed
io lie on tho ship—-a stowaway—a
discharged member of the crew, de-1
termlned that ho would cross ihe j
ocean on her If he was court mar-!
tialed and shot as BOOH as they landed He got sick and was discovered,
hut it wus a non-stop voyage and
there was nothing to do but to carry
him over the pond.
Reports from Southern Alberta say
that tlie weather continues to hold
out the same as It has nil summer so
far. It will show every Indication of
rain and nothing will come of It but
a little wind. Jthe grain on summer
fallow Is stilt holding out hut all
grains on fall and spring plowing are
about gone. Several farmers are going to turn their cattle and horses on
to certain crops that would not make
anything hy leaving it even if It did
rain. The farmers In lhe IMnehcr
Creek district, ore In a hud wny for
hay. They have nothing and it Is not
possible to get u supply from the
north ns last yenr and they will have
to ship their winter feed In rrom Ontario or sell off their slock. It Is almost Hobson'a choice with them as'
to ship bay from Ontario is too expensive a job.
There are several Important Insects which do severe damage to
strawberry plants and greatly reduce the crop every year. In Bulletin No. 02, "The Slrawberry and Its
Cultivation In Canada." prepared by
W, T. Mucoun, Dominion Horticulturist of the Dominion Experimental
I'nnu. nnd obtainable from the Publications Branch, Department of Agriculture. Ottawa, information ou
these insects is given, along with methods for tlieir control. Common
strawberry diseases and their remedial measures us well as general instruct inns for tlie gardener who Is
interested In growing this fruit are
nlso included in this bulletin. Occasionally tlie yield or fruit is severely
reduced by the strawberry weevil.
Tills l«- a small dark snout beetle
which cuts off the blossom buds.
Early varieties of Btrawberrles appear most subject to serious injury.
In addition to clean cultivation protection may he obtained by coating
the plants with a dust composed ot
one part (by weight) arsenate of lead
and five pnrts finely ground sulphur.
Hot Weather
Are being shown
in every'department in this store.
You may be contemplating a trip
home or to the
camp. Bring your
list here and see
how well we can
care lor you.
Tito following wire omlUeil from
tlu- Rflinol reports of lant week:
nivlKlon 1! lo Dlv. j—Drlna MaHtllj
l.ttit-i i'ln|i|i, Margaret Home.
I'rom Dlv. Ill tn Dlv. II—Wallace
Crowe, I,*-nnnnt South, Joseph Bellinger, Karl l'Vnnenecy.
Frnm Dlv. IV to Dlv. Ill—Joe Bro-
ami, Malcolm Brof-nn, Patrick Kennedy.
Prom' Dlv. V to Dl». IV—Kathleen
Strachnn, Kenneth Parrett, Robert
Pelton. .
Frnm T)lv. VI to Dlv. V—Jack Swan
Grace. Shenlock.
From Dlv. VII to Dlv. VI—Dorothy
Stewart. Kathleen McFarlane.
From Dlv. VIII to Dlv. VII—Jack
Ward, Billy Cameron, Nora Miles,
Garnet Patmore, Helen Morrison,
Elsie Parker, Annlo Molr, Simon
Frost, Mildred Bridges, Harry Fanning, Edward Lowls, Wilfred Pocock,
Nellie Sakagncht, Norma Surtees,
Rose Burton, Clifford Haynes, Iteta
Strachnn, Unit Knng, Frank Stojack
Lowell McCoy. Albert George, George
George. Ernest Wnrdon, (on trial)—
May Gooderliam, Ben Walkley.
From First Primer to Second Primer—Mary Iltitchcrnft, Jean Pow, M.
Rankin, Joo Walkley, Philip Geoffrey,
Nellie clapson, Corn Clapson, Elmer
Holm, Allan Downey, Margaret John-
ion, Margaret Farrell, Paul Harrtsoa,
Four Shirt Waist Dances
JULY  16 & 30
AUG.    15 & 20
A I.I. DANCED <l p.m. In I a.m.
Mrs. Edmondson's Jazz Band
Floor .MiiiiiiiriT Win. I,en mini
•Admission to Each Dance—55 cts.
PfrmAt'i »>**%• <*>^lt' »"Al   -«W' —Ap <mtAi'i<m*Ap,tmt,n
UAPANT I flT M MI,Elt "*BI,0CK *■'
Ifulfill I     LU I    l.nciitcd on linker Street,
I'rnnhriMik.    Clear nf nny inciimhrnneet. and
'I'tixcs iinlil tn July 1st.'1ft'-'".
TEEMS—One-third Cask, balance nn llmo
nt •.'.  Interest nn deferred payments.
MAKE YOII1 BEST OEEEH. snltjeet In my
ST. LOUS. Mn, C.S.A.
uytm esjftswtttym  >*/>■  »» ^a tmmm ■»•*»
Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada Limited
Offices, Smelling and Refining Department
Purchasers nt' Iinlil. Silver, (upper and Lead Ores
Producer-, of (,'old. Silver, Copper, llluestnne, l'l(t Lend and
Speller "TADANAC Brand. r.-..i-.r   r".^tixl
THE'    UiUWBftOOK      fi£ii*iU»
"TKuRSuAT, JULY 10th, 1919
Prise List Distributed for Flower Show to be Held
on August 28th
The regular monthly mooting ol
the Women's Institute took place 011
Friday, July 4th, when the American
members were the miests of honor.
Owing to the increased membership
which now stands at 1-S, and also to
the removal from the city of Mrs.
K. Barrett, two additional directors
were elected. .Mrs. John McCluro mnl
Mra. F, ConBtantlne, respectively. At
the conclusion of tho business, a competition was held 011 the names of
the United, which created quite a discussion, Mrs. Maharg and Mrs; -McClure being 1 lie winners. An enjoyable program of music was arranged by Mrs. F. M. M< I'herson which
wan as i'nllow-: Pianoforte duet-.
Mrs.  MoPherson   and   Mrs.   Maharg
(a) "Royal Trumpeters" and (hi "Sn-
surrl Veiiezlaui Serenade"; vocal
duets. Mrs F, M McPherson mid Mr-.
Jack   Thomson     ml    "Sea    Fairies",
(b) "When We're Togolber", \il die
numbers were roundly applauded and
a hearty vote of thanks was extend
ed to Mrs. Mcpherson on motion of
Mesdames Kenton and I'arna-iy.Dnin-
ty refreshments were served for the
first time lu sixteen months as the
Institute rigidly observed the conserving of food as u wur measure. A
cookery sale in charge of Mrs. Leaman yielded a nice little sum which
will lie spent on new boolts for the
lu accordance with the request of
the Agricultural Department that the
Institute shall In future as last year
oleel their own District Member for
tho Advisory Hoard. Mrs. It. \V. Chalmers of Thrums was uuuninionsty
chosen. Noliee was given of the
forthcoming Flower Show aud Inhibition of Women's Work on Thursday
Attgnsl 23th. Prize lists were dls-
irihuied and further copies can be
had from the secretary, Mrs. J. W.
Burton upon application. The National Anthem closed a very pleasant
afternoon.      The following Is a copy
ot the prize list: —
(lass 1.—Fancy Work
Sec    1    limbroldory on   white  linen, solid ". 1 .Jr.
Sec,   2—Embroidery on white linen, eyelet 50 .2!.
Sec.   3—Pair Embroidered Towels   50 ,25
see.   1   Embroidered Afternoon Tea Cloth so .26
Soc.    ".--Afternoon   Teacloth   with  crochet 50 .2'*
See.   1;—Pair Embroidered Pillow Cases 50 .25
Sec.   7—Nightdress or I'orset Yoke and Sleeves .      .50 .25
Sec.   il- Fancy   Knitting   Bag    50 .2',
Sec. 10—Tatting 50 .2,r>
Sec. 11—Embroidered Pin Cushion    50 .25
Sec. 12—Tea Cosoy   (any variety)    50 ,25
Sec.lit—Article iu Cross Stitch   50 .25
Sec. 14—Apron   tuny   variety)    50 ,25
Sec. 15—Sofa  Cushion   (any  variety)   ..... 50 .25
Sec. Ifl—Boudoir  Cap  In   Crochet           .1*0 .25
Sec. 17- Hand   Knitted   Sweater     1.00 .75
NOTE Entries having previously won a prize will be
disqualified, and all exhibiLE in classes I and III musi he
tlie work of the exhibitor.
Class M -Flowers ami Hants
Sec.    1—Sweet  Peas,   12 bloom of six  varieties   .      .50 .25
See.   2- Pansles,   best   collection    50 .25
Sec     it—Cut   Flowers,   best  collection    50 .25
Sec.   4—Hoses,   best   collection    50 .25
Sec.   5—Asters,   best  collection    50 .25
S«c.   t;    House   Plant", best  collection        1.00 .50
Sec   7   Qeranlnms   lone or more) 50 .25
Sec   m—Fuflchlea  (one or more)    50 .25
Sec.   8—Begonias   lone  or  more)    50 .25
Sec.  10--Foliage   Plants   lone  or   more)     50 .25
See. II -Fern    lone   or   more)     50 .25
Sec. 12— Vegolablos I besl collection of I varieties   1.00 .50
NOTE-  In addition to money prizes in the above events,
books are being donated by tho Department of Agriculture,
and will  be given as "Specials" of flowers, plants or vegetable*-: in 1 lie -,how
Class Ml.-Culinary
Sec.    I   -White   Bread   (ono   loaf)    50 .25
See.   2—Whole  Wheat  Bread   (0110  loaf!    50 .25
Sec.   it—Brown   Bread   (one   lonf)    50 - .25
Sec.    1—Oalmeal   Bread   (one   loaf) 50 .25
Sec.   6- -Nut   Loaf 50 .25
Sec.   0—Buns   (six)     50 .25
Sec.   7—Iced   Layer   Cake    50 .25
Sec.   8—Chocolate!  fake    50 .25
Sec.   fl—Fruit   Cake    50 .25
Sec. 10—Cookies   (six)    50 .25
Sec. 11—Jam Tarls   (six)    50 .25
Sec. 12—Lemon   Pie    50 .25
Sec. 13—Applle   Pie    50 ,25
Sec. 14— Pumpkin    Pie        ["ifl .25
Sec. IB—Collection    Preserved Fruits    in    syrup
(not less than four varieties) 75 .50
Sec. 16—Collection   Jams ami  Marmalades    (not
less than  four varieties 75 .50
Sr.c. 17—Collection Jelly (4 varieties)    75 .00
Sec. 18—Collection   Pickles  (4  vnrletles)    75 .50
Sec. 1!)—Collection Canned Vegetables. 4 varieties     .7f." .50
Sec. 20—Canned Chicken  (2 jars)    50 .25
Sec. 21—Canned Fish (2 jars or more) 50 .55
Sec. 22—Canned   Beef 50 ,25
Class IV- (-■Ms* (hiss
In order to be oleglblo for competing girls must be Associates or daughters of members of tbo Institute. Age must
be clearly written upon entry form.
Sec.    1—Best   Piece   Embroidery    50 .25
Sec.   2—Best  Piece  Crochet rfl ,35
Sec.   3—Best   Darned   Stocking    50 .25
Sec.   4—Best display Buttonholes          50 ,26
Sec.   5-Best  Knitted  Article    r,o .25
See.   0—Best   Layer  Cake    50 .2".
Sec.   7- Best   Lemon   Pie    50 >2S
Sec.    8   -Best   Oatmeal Cookies   (six)    50 .25
See.   fl-nest  Bouquel  of Wild Flowers, open to boys and
girls under sixteen -Book prize donated by Dept
of Agriculture,
Special Prlaes will he Kiven Tor best display of entries
In Sections 1 to S Inclusive for Associates.
(lass v   Homo Gardening Com pel it Ion
For School Children from 10 to 14 years—Age must Im
clearly written upon Entry Form.
Best Display of Vegetables-
Soc.   i—By Children  10 yours   50 ,25
Sec.   8—By Children 11 years 50 ,2b
Sec.   8—By  Children   12 years    50 ,26
Sec.    4-By  Children   19  years    5ft ,25
Sec.   5—By Children   14  years    50 .25
Best Display of Flowors—
Sec.   B—By   Children   10  years    50 .25
Seq,   7—By Children   11   years    50 .25
Sec.   8—By Children   12 years    50 .25
Sec.   0—By Children 18 years  50 .25
Sec. 40-By  Children   14   yenrs    50 .25
The first couple to have an aeroplane wedding in British Columbia
were Mr. George Taylor, president nf
the Aerial League of Vancouver, and
Miss Caroline Allison. The ceremony took place In  Mlnorii park.
Two planes were placed abreast of
each other about 100 feel apart aud
facing tbo grandstand at Minoru.
The crowds formed up, leaving an
aisle lead in i- fo lhe machines Trom j
the stand. The propellors of the iwo
planes were turning slowly.
The groom, accompanied    by    (he
best man, Lieut. G. H. Trim, passed
up toward where Uev. Dr. Henderson
of St. Andrews Presbyterian church
waited. The bride followed, supported by her brother. Twelve Vancouver girls and the name number of returned flying officers, followed tbe
bride and groom up tbe nlsle.
; Following the ceremony by the
, minister the couple look their first
1 rldo through the air. Mr. Taylor
went up In a piano with Lieut. Mlnlo
McDonald. D. F. ('., while the bride
rose with Lieut. Compton, D. F. C.
Both Mr, and Mrs. Taylor went thru
all the different aerial stunts and en-
Joyed I hem vory much.
The members of ibe Windermere
district Bod nnd Gnu Club of East
Kootenay are taking a very wide to
lerest in (he matters pertaining to
■he protection and. propagation oJ -ill
game and name fish within tbe torrl
lory over which tbey have jurl.-<i-V-'
tion. At a meeting of the el .b
feiitly held unanimous motions were
l.asFi tl which amongst other t-'i.igt
petitioned the federal authorities to
lake stops for the establishment of a
tish butchery within tbe territory uf
Easl J'noieniiy and the destruction fn
as fat as advisable of all predatory
fish. Further that the provincial mt
be amended so that the trapping
all bear within tills territory be d
away wltll and Ibe reipiest to the provincial authorities that no trapper;
licenses should issue save to British
subjects. Resolutions wore also pnS'
sed ashing that the close season lor
all gume birds should be made
open on lhe same day—the iii.-t nl'
September, to wit—and thai in ihe
case of all hig game the season bi
■■ .ole from Uie first of Sept tuber ii
the fifteenth of December.
F, A. 1)111111, of Cranhrook. who was
present at the meeting and Is lhe
member for the eastern'part of tho
province on the Game Conservation
Hoard, said that the subjects as pas
sed upon would he carofully considered hy him ond in most cases receive his cordial support.
Centrafand Southern Alberta is
Hit Hard by Drought Condition
July 2.-Tom I task was In town
oa Thursday.
Joe Walsh has Ms three sun back
now from over«ras—ICddle. Walter
and Johnnie.
Miss Curly Iris relumed to Fort
Steele and is the guest of Mrs. Gal-
Mr. Sowerby was In town on business.
.1. Walsh, 10. II. LAttree, J. Garbutt
and W. E. Attree drove to Wasa on
Sunday for a dip in the lake. The
waler was all that could be desired.
but Ibe mosquitoes were hungry.
Arthur Fenwlck was In lown on
Al Doyle has cut his first cutting
of alfalfa and ft is a good crop.
The dance which was held on July
the 4th was a splendid social affair.
There was a big crowd, delightful
music by Mrs. Edmondson's orchestra, and lots of grub. Dancing was
kept up until three o'clock in the
A patriotic dauce is advertised for
July 18th, the wind up of Red Cross
affairs iu Fort Steele.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Binmore left for the
coast ou Saturday for a well earned
Capt. Lucas has returned to Calgary for duty. He is not yet discharged from the army.
Mr. Witney was in Fernie on the
1st. riding in the competitions.
E. H. L. Attree was In Cranbrook
on business on Tuesday.
It. Crosby's chicken bouse at Golden was visited the other night by a
weassel or some other bloodthirsty
animal, and about 50 chickens were
Fred Martin Dominion Government
fire ranger ut Golden, was drowned
in the Columbia river near Beaver-
mouth, by the capsizing of a canoe.
Forest fires have done a lot of
damage in the Golden district, no less
titan seven fires having recently been
The grand stand In the Lethbrldge
ball park wus burned to the ground.
Thc Initiative and referendum has
been declared by tlie Privy Council,
tho highest court in the realm, to be
not good British law.
In Spanish America the revolutionists jail the constitutional authorities; iu Canada the constitutional
authorities jail the revolutionists. It
Is almost impossible to pull off a revolution anywhere on the American
continent north of Mexico, but south
there is a revolution almost every
day. The Spaniard likes to alternate
his bull fights with a bloody revolution.
Jack Dempsey Ih now tho heavy-
weigh I pug, having put Wll Hard out
In the cold In three rounds. There
has been a pug In Cranbrook for tho
past week or two that we would like
to see tackle Dempsey.
Bight booze dispensers iu Fernio
have been given six months each
without tho option of a fine. They
have all appealed and ure out ou bail.
List of Ha run in, IbN Week
We are always nt the other end of
Phone 0. For anything In the furniture line—If you want tu buy, sell or
exchange, ring phone 9. Good prices
given for all kinds of furniture.
room stands, good as new, massive
oval bevel plate looking glass; great
Stoves, all sizes.
Edmonton. July 4th—A survey of
crops on Juno 15th gave generally
favorable conditions for the stand of
crop throughout the province. This
was subject to such limiting factors as
cut-worms in rather wide distribution
over the province, but cnusing damage to the extent of 5 per cent of tbe
crop iu only a few localities, chiefly
In the southern part of the province,
and a more serious general limiting
factor represented In the preslstence
of drying-winds extending from tbe
boundary to Edmonton, but being
worse in the area swept by the strong
Chinook through Macleod and the
country north as far as High River
and south to the boundary. The effect of the rapidly drying winds was
neceibarlly much greater on land
other than summer fallow. Tame buy
had already shown backward to tlie
point of promising less than half a
Scarcity of Rain
Since the middle of the month the
change in conditions bus been unfavorable. Briefly stated, it mny bo
said thai crops in the north, which
means lhe Peace River country, have
been making good progress, due to a
good seeding, strong germination and
a sufficient supply of moisture since.
Crops in the centre of the province
corresponding wllh the Edmonton district have been holding out against
the limited rain supply, and while
the area is not facing any prospect of
failure or reduction to a seventy per
cent crop, the dry weather has been
sufficient to cut away a good deal of
leaf growth, checking the stooling
aud shortening the heads where the
grain is shooting out. The condition
of the crop may be said to be not quite
as good as it was two weeks ago, but
the unfavorable seasonal conditions
huve not got to the point of bringing
anything approaching disaster except
along the eastern side.
Early crops linve been shortened
and late sown crops are slow and
uneven in coming up, but there Is no
condition of exhaustion of moisture.
The tame bay crop has not gained any
ln the pnst two' weeks, rather the reverse.
In southern Alberta, that is, south
of Red Deer, tho unfavorable seasonal
conditions have had a more serious
effect. This does not apply to the
Red Deer country Itself or to the
country south through to Innisfail,
Olds, Bowden and Dldsbury to any
market extent. Though the scarcity
of rain has been felt to be the chief
limiting factor against a good normal
crop even here. The effect of the
drought as it nppears from north of
Carsiairs ia the south of the province has been sufficient to burn the
crop in patches. Some of It Is already red and dry on the knolls and
cannot very well come back even
wiih the assistance of copious rains.
It may be said that from north of
Carstafrs to tbe International boundary, and extending practically from
Pincber Creek ;o tlie Saskatchewan
Hue the injury is rather marked every
place, and hi some localities has
gone to the point of causing failure.
<. P. K. Main Line
There are good stands of grain a-
long the main line of the C.P.R. a-
round Calgary, Gleichen, Cluny, Bas-
sano and other points. The crop has
been put fn ln good time. The land
has been in good condition. There
is a good stand of grain at Gleichen
and at most points east to within
thirty or forty miles of Medicine Hat.
At nearly all of these points the crops
how red patches, but the main line
of tho C.P.R. has the best of the crop
resources of the south country this
year in tho district below CarBtalrs.
There Is some good crop running
011th of Calgary, but the effects of
drought appear rather quickly. From
High River to Macleod there is
progressive shortening of the crop by
droiiRht. The same is true of the Ald-
ersyde branch, though there are exceptions on carefully summer-fallow-
d fields.
Crows Nest Section
The most unfavorable condition in
Ihe province at present rolntes to the
land tributary to the CrowB Nest
Railway, and extends all tbe way
from PIncher Creek to Medicine Hat.
Bincher Creek has usually been a
heavy bay country, but both hay and
grain are short tills year. Conditions
at Mailend are quite poor, There
hus been steady blowing which has
carried destruction by winds through
the Nnbleford and Monarch districts.
Cards ton, Magrath, Raymond and
Stirling are pretty dry. There was
smile hope of good crops east of
Leihbridge, between Barnwell and
Burdett, but Ihis a rear Is now suffering also. Medicine Hat, .which a
month ago hud the best prospect? It
has bad for some yenrs. has suffered
* m intense beat and the absence
01 rain. In some cases where good
farming tins been carried ou there Is
still some moisture in the soli. The
effect of Ihe heat and wind has Induced transpiration from the plants
more rapid than can bo met by tho
moisture iu the soil, and tne crops
in some eases are as dry as tinder.
There will bo some crop In Medicine
Hal district, but thc total resultB will
not be good. The Irrigated lands of
Iho Letbbridge district have tbe best
lookfng alfalfa thnt they have had for
years. Some or the first cutting will
reiieh over two tons per acre. Tho
drought Is giving a decided Impulse
to the irrigation enterprises that have
boen already talked of.
No Reserve Moisture ln Spring
The overall outlook of the crop
situation of the province gives promise of good crops In the Peace River district'; fair crops in centralAl-
berla, with light crops in southern
Alberta from medium to almost total
failure. There will not be 25 per
cent of the laud seeded to grain n-
long the Crows Nest Railway cut
for grain this season. This appears
to be a rather sharp change from the
conditions reported only two weeks
ago. The appearance of failure comes
from the combination, of extremely
hot dry weather and a condition of
the absence of sufficient reserve of
moisture in the soil. Tho farmers of
the south country were handicapped
from the heglnulug of tlie season by
tlie shortness of moisture last year.
While this survey represents tho condition of the crops al Ihe present time
some allowance may he made for the
tenacity and recuperative power of
dry laud crops. Under copious rains
there might he rather heller results
than present appearance would lead
one lo expect.
The condition of tlie tame bay crop
has already been referred to. The
central and northern parts of the
province will probably not have as
large a surplus of native hay from
open areas as last year, and more par
tlcularly central Alberta. This Is of
importance in relation to the needs
of the south. Already tlie stockmen
are feeling a good deal of enxlety
with regard to winter feed, and a
good many have come north, as they
did last year, looking for hay supplies. The department of agriculture
likewise has a number of men from
the staff cruising the hay resources,
particularly north of Edmonton, and
information will be available shortly
to inquirers. The province wilt not be
able to take care of Its live stock Interests any better than it was last
year, and perhaps not quite so well.
There will be a greater tendency to
reduco stock than there wa^ last
year, and there may be a considerable
lowering of prices. The supply of
grazing at the present moment Is not
good for either sheep or cattle, and
there Is great anxiety among the live
stock men. It is too early, however,
to speak positively about feed resources. There may be considerable rough
growth on the land that has heen
sown to crop, just as there was last
year, and stockmen would be wise
to hold off from turning stock on
these lands hastily. There Is likewise some chance that native hay
lands may yield a good deal of winter feed also. The haying season is
much longer than the season for grain
harvesting, and a good supply of rain
might develop both native hay and
feed from the grain fields In the
south as well as good fall grazing.
Some of the live stock Is rather thin,
but It will be all right If there Is any
reviving of pastures from now on.
Chief Publicity Commissioner
Marketing! has much to do with the
success or failure ot any poultry plant
No matter how successfully the plant
may be run, if the marketing end of
the business Is not properly looked
after the whole enterprise will sooner
or later end in failure.
Every producer should get the best
price possible for his products, and to
do this lt Is necessary to pay particular attention to their quality, and
the season at which the products are
EGGS. Eggs should be gathered
regularly and often. AU small and
dirty eggs should be retained for
home use or sold separate from the
Thc eggs should ho neatly packed-
If for private trade, they ari mad-,
m.ru nt'"active If put Into neat cur-
The tooiisr the eggs are in
funds of the (1 nsunier the greater the
Hatisfaciiuu ;i ul consequent'* the bet
tor the price received.
The pullets should Im early mi that
production uil", bo heavy. If at any
time during the season the "ggs become so plentiful as to cause a- gl-it
lu the market, forcing down the price
to tne cost -a production, it .■» iPei
advisable to use a igood preservative
and put away the surplus for uie period of scarcity which Invariabi • fol
TABLE POULTRY —Immediately
following Ihe "spring lay" the flock
should be gone <y.er and all useless
cock birds and those hens that show
they Intend to rest for the summer,
should be put Into crates and fed heav
liy for a week or ten days and then
sent to market either live or dressed
according to market requirements.
Tills culling should not all be done at
one time but gradually a« occasion requires, but it should be the aim to get
the culling over with as far as possible before the time for marketing
broilers, as the prices for fowl always
drop after that.
BROILERS—It will pay to market
many of the early cockerels as broilers depending on those later hatched
for roasters as the season advances.
All cockerels of the light weight varieties should be marketed as broilers
When they are eight to ten weeks' old
either crate or pen feed them for a
week or two so as to finish well he-
fore marketing.
ROASTERS—In the general purpose breeds such as Plymouth Rocks
and Wyandottes, the main crop of
cockerels should be held as roasters.
These should be crate fed for from
ten days to two weeks or even four
weeks, according to requirements.
The most economical gains are made
tbe first ten days or two weeks but to
get thc best finish it will require three
or even four weeks In the crates.
Aim to produce tbe highest quality
product; to market It in the best condition; to ask and to receive tbe highest market price.
Write the Poultry Division, Experimental Farm, Ottawa, for circular on
tbo Preservation of Eggs and Bulletin on the marketing of Poultry Products.
Vancouver, July 2.—Never was the
solidarity, tlie co-operation and the
comradeship of returned men, and
especially In the G. W. V. A., better
exemplified than it was today at the
Dominion Convention when the famous Calgary resolution regarding the
proposed $2,000 cash bonus came op
for discussion. After two sessions
and a six-hour debate a compromise
resolution was endorsed which, amid
scettes of tremendous enthusiasm,
was carried with but two dissenting
The compromise resolution read as
"Resolved that we urge upou the
government or Canada the necessity
of an immediate adoption of a system
of bonus payments as tbe most satisfactory and effective means of re
establishing the soldiers.
''Further resolved, that after careful thought and full consideration we
are of the opinion that the granting
or such a bonus upon on equitable
basis, be limited only by the country's
ability (0 pay, so us to enable the be
neflclary to become efficiently re-en
tablfshed with security and happiness. The classification of beneficiaries, tho method of distribution and
administration to be agreed and decided upon by a Joint parliamentary
and G. W. V. A. commission.
"It was further decided thai this
bonus should be In addition tn all
gratuity or pension rrom disability
resulting from sorvlce, and that In
the case of members of tho expeditionary forces whose death occurred
either while In the service or after
discharge therefrom such bonus shall
be paid their dependents.
"AU of the benefits contained In
this resolution shall apply to those
resident In Canada prior to August 4,
1914, wlio served in the Imperial
rorces and who are now or may be at
nny future date domiciled in Canada."
24(1 acres located at the North end
of Premier Lake, lot 8846. This would
make an excellent ranch or summer
home. There* is about one million
feet of saw limber on this lot. Will
sell cheap or might consider trade for
live stock or other property. For
particulars address Boi 189, Uth-
brldge, Alberts.
Saving for CHUensWp
Everybody knows what spending
for goodfellowship means. We have
done a lot of It. It used to be easier
before the war and when the bars
were open. We learned to give for
true fellowship durlngthe war. Some
have given money freely. Some time,
some sympathy, the women—Ood
bless them—gave socks till their fingers were sore. Some have given
sons. Some have given fathers, brothers. Some gave limbs, others gave
health, some gave lives—all for a
great Ideal— the Ideal of citizenship
of the highest kind. It was easy to
give. It was easy to spend. Now we
are asked to save ror citizenship We
i.avi been forced by the war tt save.
In a country which had never had a
bond flotation exceeding $5,000,000
we bad five loans In three years
with subscriptions from ninety-seven
lo {C$4,000,000 each. We subscribed
a billion four hundred millions during the war. While we saved this or
loaned it to the nation It means a big
Interest charge to meet, and lt makes
financing all the more difficult. The
thrift campaign is to continue the
good work. To give us all a slake In
the country. Huge credits are demanded  if Canada fs to get a fair
Vinol Makes
Any doctor will tell you that tho
Iw-redlenlh of Vinol aa printed bolow
contain the clcmenla needed lo Improve the health of delicate children
anil restore strength to old people.
„Cod Liver and Beet Peptones.
n Iron nml Manganese Penlon-
t-.tOH, Iron a.nl Ammonium Citrate
Llmo and Soda Glycerophosphates
Those who have pny ailing or rundown children or aged parents may
prove this at our expense.
Besides the good It does children
and the aiged there is nothing like
Vinol to restore strength and vitality
to wonk, nervous women and overworked, run-down men.
Try tt. If yon are not entirely satisfied, we will return your money
without question; that proves our
fairness and your protection. Millions of people hava been convinced
th|a WW. —Craabrook Drag * ■oak
Ok, Cnakrook, B.C.
Beautify your
—and rid the skin of unsightly blemishes, quicker
and surer, by putting your
blood, stomach and liver in
good order, than in any
other way. Clear complexion, bright eyes, rosy
cheeks and red lips follow
the use of Beecham's Pills.
They eliminate poisonous
matter from tlie system,
purify thc blood and tone
the organs of digestion—Use
Worth a Guinea o Box
share oi trade in tho reconstruction
period. Fifty millions in needed to
handle tin.* lumber situation alone.
Thrift stamps are to raise that fifty
million hy small economies, by small
self denials, by making better citizens of us ali, with money to lend instead of being perpetual borrowers,
25 cents buys a thrift stamp. 16 buys
a W. S. S.. Teach your children to
be good citizens, Bo a good citizen
yourself Buy a Thrift Stamp. Save
for Cannda and benefit yourself.
(Section 24)
In tlie matter of Lot 1. Block 12,Town
of Klmberley,  Map i.t>4. tKootenay
Proof having beon filed iu my office
of the loss or Certificate of Title No.
4669-1, to the above mentioned Lot, In
the name of John Donald Mason, and
being dated tbe 9th day of August,
1917, I hereby give notice of my intention at the expiration of one calendar month from the firrt publication hereof to issue to the said John
Donald Mason a fresh Certificate of
Title In lieu of such lost Certificate,
Any person having nny information
with reference to such lost Certificate of Title la requeued to communicate with the undersigned.
Dated :*.t the Land Registry Office,
Nelson, B. C. this 21st dnv of Mav,
District Registrar of Titles.
Puie or first publication July 10th,
1919. 28-6t
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more effective Ihiui Sttclty Fly
Catchers. Clean toh.mdle. Sold by
Druggists and Grocer.*, c v. rywherc
.Where Eyesight
is Concerned
McLeod's Store
Dr.RV. Hoyt
*.).'*lifiii Spoolnllgl
«.--. ARTS
ten m tke Arte coune may be covered by
Mlnln|, Ctwmlml, Cieil,
Meobeolcel •nd  Kleotricel
imnu kmk   uviuim mm j
Inly ud Alfult. December lo April
M        OHO. y, CHOWN, KHl,tr.r.
We liavo a rof-lMRi-wl Shorthorn
Dull to sell, 5 yea™ old. Address D.
t. Wallace, P. O. Boi 612, Fertile,
B C. M-4t


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