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 MAR 111907
legislative Library
NUMEIi   -.0
B. E. WALKER, Prtsident
ALEX. LAIRD, Canal Man.g.r
A. I. 1RELAHD, Siir»rlnteiiJ„il uf
KSI.IIIIMII 1,  1897
Paid-up Capital, $10.000,000
Rest, - - - 5,000,000
Total Assets, - 113,000,000
Brandies tbroutboul Canada, and in Ihe United States and England
DvpiHtits uf $1 und upward*, received, uud Interest allowed at
aurrvut rales. The ikpiMllut- is a,ib)uet to uu delay whatever iu
th* withdrawal ol the nlmlc or all)  portion uf tile ik-pimlt.
Cranbrook Branch,     -      P. C. MALPAS, Manager
For a period of iiO days only we have been given the exclusive sale of a few
It is well-known that the O. I'. Ky. Iiuve made arrangements
to spend thousands of dollars in Victoria. The value of heal
Kstate iu that City has gone up in leaps and bounds,
An opportunity is now given local investors to take advantage of a real live, paying proposition. For further particulars, see
Real Estate
How About a Ring? f
The  pleasure of owning a  precious stone £
is  scarcely   greater   Hum   the   pleasure   of »
giving one.   Let us help you to select a stone *
worthy for a gift.   We have all kinds in all Z
kinds of settings. ■>
Jeweler nnd
Grniimitc   Opiiri.tn 9
To Represent tlie
The Ontario Insurance Co.,
The Oominion Fire Insurance Co..
The Accident and Guarantee Co., of Canada,
The New York Plate Glass Insurance Co.,
The Indemnity Advertising Co.
The above companies are all operating under Dominion char-
ten and are not affiliated with any combination. Thus they
are able to quote the lies! and fairest   rales to  insurers.
Make your application for territory nt once Btating your experience uml giving references,    Write to
The Insurance Agencies Ltd.
Ge.ieral Agents,   Vancouver, 11. C.
Wholesale Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Importers of
1 NE 17
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We have a nice range of ALARM CLOCKS, which
act as •• Excellent Eye Openers," comprising
large and small Repenting Alarms anil 11 good
assortment of cheuper kinds.
Drink Calgary Beer
The Malt Beer
of Canada
in Quality
CALOARY BEER is Ihe leading Beer in the
Canadian Market to-day and intends to
maintain   its  position.
A trial order will convince you of this.
A large stock of Bottled Beer, Bottled
Porter and Keg Beer will be kept In our cold
storage warehouse in Cranbrook, and sold by
• Sole Agent for the Oistrict
Wholesale Wine and
Spirit Merchant
There was a specially called meet/*
ing of tin* Board ot Trails last Monday evening at tlie council chamber
wilh a fair attendance of citizens
who wore not business men, a fact
tiiat was commented upon by several
present. President Beale presided
nml Secretary Dunbar looked after
I be recording of the minutes. Mr.
Beale made a brief address, expressing the hope that tlie new officers
would receive the enthusiastic support of the citizens, otherwise it
would he impossible to make tbe
work of the year a success. The
following resolutions for presentation at the meeting of ihe Associated Boards of Trade were presented
and adopted:
Whereas, a wagon road extending
from the westerly limit ol the
Province of Alberta through the
Crows Nest Pass, following the line
ot the Crows Nest Pass railway to
Kootenay Landing, .is necessary to
facilitate the development of the resources of the public domain and to
facilitate communication between the
various towns and camps along the
snid railway and between tbe provinces ot British Columbia and Alberta:
And whereas, certain portions of
such road have already been con-
Therefore, be it resolved, by this
convention of the Associated Boards
of Trade of Eastern British Columbia that the provincial government
be asked to appropriate a sufficient
sum of money to construct such portions of said road as arc required
to complete the same from the west-
erly limit of the province of Alberta
lo Kootenay Landing, and that const met ion on the same be commenced
as speedily as possible.
Whereas a number of ranchers are
established on the easterly side ot
tbe Kootenay river, across the said
river from the town of Wardner, tbe
nearest point on the Crows Nest Pass
railway for the shipment of freight;
And whereas, the only means ot
crossing the said river is by the
railroad bridge, hy boats or via the
Fort Steele bridge;
And whereas, Ft is expedient that
for tbe further ami speedy development of that district a public bridge
he built across the snid river at
Wardner to provide access to markets for the produce of the said
Therefore, be It resolved, by this
onvenMon of the Associated Boards
f Trade of Eastern British Colum-
i.i Uml Uie provincial government
e asked to appropriate a sufficient
run of money to construct such
bridge, and that such const ruction lie
commenced as speedily as possible.
Whereas, n wagon road extending
from the town ot Marysville up tbe
Si. Marys river to the divide is
ecessnry to facilitate the develop-
iciil or the vast mineral anil Umber resources of that district;
And whereas, such development
would greatly enure tn the advantage
of llie province by reason of tbe
la tire increase In revenue, which
winild result from the opening up ol
the said district;
Therefore, he it resolved, by this
convention of the Associated Boards
of Eastern British Columbia that the
provincial government he asked to
appropriate a sufficient sum ot money
to construct such road, and that const met ion be commenced ns speedily
as possible.
Whereas, it is expedient that more
direct communication be established
bv wanjn road between the city of
Crnnnrr*ok and the town of Marysville and between tbe camps airing
Ihe said route than Is now provided;
And whereas, it is necessary lot
such more direct communication that
a bridge he constructed neross the
St. Marys river near•vcliffr;
Therefore, he It resolvor, by thin
invention, of the Associated Boards
of Trade of Eastern British Columbia, that the provincial government
he asked to appropriate a sufficient
sum ol money to construct such
bridge, and tbat such construction be
commenced as speedily as possible..
Whereas, a number of   ranchers are
established on the southerly side   of
the Elk river on Tobacco Plains;
And whereas, u number of saw
mills and logging camps arc established on the northerly side of the
said river, providing a market lor
tbe produce of the said ranches;
And whereas, it is expedient for
the more convenient and economical
marketing of the produce of the
said ranches tbat more convenient
access lie had to the said mills aud
camps than is now provided by the
existing bridge over the said river,
which bridge is some distance up
river tn the mountains;
Therefore, be it resolved, hy this
convention ot the Associated Boards
if Trade of Eastern British
Columbia that the provincial
;oveniment be asked t- lo np
propriate a sufficient sum of money
to construct a bridge across Uie Elk
river at the month of the said river, and that such construction ' be
commenced as speedily as possible.
Tbe question of publicity was
thoroughly discussed ami a meeting of
tlie One Hundred club was called for
to-morrow evening at 8.80 at the
council chamber. The meeting then
Victoria, March 1.—That provincial
legislation will be introduced in reference to tbt* Dominion Lord's Ua;
act was decided at a meeting of the
government, executive held last evening. In tbe mean ti int nu prosecutions will be authorized or assented
lo under lhc provisions of lhc measure.   .
Shortly before the noon hour yesterday, Dr. Young, representing the
A tlm electoral district was swum in
as provincial secretary by His
Honor, Lieut. Governor Dunsmuir,
as forecasted in .Wednesday's edition
ot the Colonist. No other appointments have been made.
F, L. Carter-Col Ion, who was
elected in Uie Rich in und riding, came
over from Uie mainland last evening
and returned by tlie steamer leaving
at an early hour this morning.
Marked activity prevails among
the diflerent provincial departments
in preparation for* tlie opening uf tbe
lirst session of the eleventh parliament of British Columbia,' which
takes place on the 7th of next
month. All the Information which
may be needed by the government
during the deliberations ot the representatives ot tlie people is being
compiled. This, of course, has placed considerable additional work upon
the shoulders of tht! civil servants,
and, what with their regular routlut
duties and tbe extra labor which has
been imposed upon tbem, they ait
kept busy from early morning until
The pending inaugural ion of tin
new parliament promises io prove an
exceptionally brillianl function. Be
sides Uie fact tbat there is always
much more general I it tores t evinced
in the opening ot a session Immediately billowing an elccUoli, ll Will bo
the lirst time tor his honor, Lieut.
Governor Dunsmuir to officiate. Ser-
geanl-al-Arms Saunders is already
engaged in preparing tbe chamber,
having employed men to burnish tbe
brass fixings and to renovate tbe
furnishings. He will be assisted
throughout the session by slichuid
Ryan, 'deputy-sergeant-at-arms, and
Messrs. Orion, George Pcnketll. and
G. Shade. Iii addition there will be
the usual stall of pages.
The Lieut. Governor will proceed
to the legislative chamber on the day
of inauguration accompanied by the
customary guard-of-hoiior provided
from among tbe members of Lhc Fifth
regiment, C. A. In Ibis connection
tbe following order has been issued
by command of Lieut. Col. Hall, of
that corps:
"A guard of honor will be furnished by the Fifth regiment, C. A., in
accordance witb paras. 344-340, K.
R. & O., 1004. The guards will bo
drawn up at the legislative buildings
.ready,  to    receive   Ills Honor    Uie
Lieut. Governor at 3 o'clock p. m.
Dress: Review Order.
"Pay lists in triplicate to be for-
warded to district ollice ou completion of this duty.
"Tbe O. C. R. C. G. A., EsftWlmaH
will arrange tot tbe firing of a salute
of Iii guns.     Dress: Review order.
"A medical officer will be present at the salute.
"Officers of the active militia are
requested to attend Uie ceremony il
possible.     Dress: Full dress."
It is announced that tbe usual procedure will be adopted in regard to
llie issuance of invitations to the opening ceremony. Tickets will he fur-
warded prominent citizens, and two
will be issued to each of the members elect. After the reading ol tho
speech from the throne it will be
necessary to elect a speaker.
In ihe meantime Premier McBride
■iud members of tbe government are
engaged in formulating their programme along well defined lines. They
will bold a caucus tor the consideration of mailers of public importance
on Wednesday.
Conductor Joseph Jackson, who
has been iu Chicago for the past
month as a representative uf the O.
R. C. ol this division, seuds the following from the Chicago Record*
Herald of February 28, which, he
says, sizes up tbe situation. Mr.
Jackson arrived home on Tuesday
and will leave again on the 18th for
Winnipeg and from there return to
Chicago, where the decision of tbe
men will be received, and action tat
en accordingly.
"Negotiations between the railroad
managers and the trainmen and conductors were abruptly terminated
yesterday without uu agreement being reached.
"The (question ot the greatest strike
in railroad history is now up to tbe
men. Committees representing 50,-
two men ou forty-two railroad systems through the West left Uiu city
last night carrying witb them strike
ballots to be voted on.
"About fifteen days will be required
to lake a secret ballot. That the
vote will be in favor ot accepting the
compromise offer made by the railroads in not expected. The ballot
places before the men tbe uvu questions whether they shall accept the
offer or place the authority to order
a strike in the hauds of their executive officers. It a strike vote is carried the officers will again put tbe
matter up to tbe general managers
before culling out the men.
"Several concessions were offered M
the general managers, but few ot
them were acceptable lu the committees. Last night the officers received a communication from the general
managers, stating that tbey had
reached the limit, and would gu no
further. The committees also replied that tbey had also bad made all
the concessions from their original
demands that they u.it Justified in
making, and lhat it was up to the
rank and file of their respective organizations to decide on Ihe next
"The offer made by the railroads
averages about s per cent, increase
In wages with practically no change
in the hours or working conditions.
The men on all freight trains were
offered a Mat increase of 1(1 per cent,
While men on passenger trains were
offered less than 7 per cent. Increase.
"The eight hour 'day originally proposed by the men, which in reality
means a speed of twelve and one half
miles an hour instead of ten miles,
as at present, was waived during the
conferences nnd a substitute ot
eleven miles an hour or a nine hour
day proposed. The managers refused
to make any concessions on the question of hours, except that on (tne or
two roads, where the wages are not
based on twelve hours a day, a reduction was offered with ten hours as
a basis.
"In the original demands of the men
they asked for time and one half for
overtime. This demand they also
waived and offered to accept a pro
rata scale for overtime.    On some of
Imperial Bank ot Canada j
The Imperial Bank of Canada
will hereafter, until further
Notice, pay Interest on Savings
Bank Accounts Quarterly,
instead of Semi-Annually, as
Cranbrook Branch: J. F. M. PINKHAM, Mgr.
in 56 lb, 2SB) and 14 It, Ixiies,
and 1 It) bricks
We have some good DAIRY BUTTER
in tubs of about 42 lbs each at
the right price
i P. Burns C& Co., Ltd.
'   PHONE 10
J *m^4      WjT»f Tt,e room*liave be*n ,ef,tt"1 «j
The Wilga
Under   the    Management   of
MrssE. Byrnes
The rooms have been refitted
and the hou***' i-1 now in the
best of condition. Especial attention to the dining room.
Board without room- can I*
the roads no allowance was made
for overtime. The men were paid by
the one hundred miles, and it it required fifteen hours to cover the distance thev were paid Iui une bundled mile.*., the same as if they covered the distance Id ten hours.
Where those conditions prevailed the
managers offered to pay pro rata
wages aftei ten hours.
"The negotiations between the railroads and the trainmen and conductors have been carried ou in almost
daily conferences since Jan. '21 und
every inch of the ground bas been
contested. Last Thursday both
sides were on J he verge ot a break,
but the following day the railroads
made turtber concessions which prolonged tbe conferences.
"The last conference was held Mon-
day and tbe offer of ihe roads was
rejected bv the committees. They
sent notice to the general managers
ol their action and waited to hear
the final decision ol the railroads,
which was sent them last night.
"Neither P. 11. Morrissey, chief of
the Brotherhood of Railroad Train-
Order of Railway Conductors, would
men, or A- B. Garretson, chief of the
venture any prediction on the final
outcome of the controversy.
" 'We have tried our best to reach
a settlement and have failed,' said
Morrissey.     'We feel   tbat   we   con
ceded all WB reasonably could in
order to avert trouble, and it is up
to the men we represent. What their
verdict will be we cannot tell. We
will pursue our usual conservative
methods and endeavor to carry out
the wishes ol out men. It vmII bo
ibout'fifteen days I - fore we know
the result of the vote.'
•The two organizations will stand
togejjher in the event that a strike
becomes necessary, as, with the exception of the con luctors on tho
Northwestern system, tho men on all
ihe western roads ace represented by
the committees.
"Committees representing tho
Brotherhood of Locomotive Fit emeu
are in the city, and have asked for a
conference with the railroad managers."
We Have Brought Happiness  i
To Many Young Couples
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Rubber Belting, Leather Belt- j
ing, Packing. Babbit, Etc.   \
at South-East Kootenay's
Mill Supply Headquarters
Cranbrook's Pioneer Hardware Merchant ♦
There ll i.lklo, Inn • haubel lo spill Iti .ladling wood In the complete nuilii
lor ss cplorlsi capcdlll... ohlih wc do ml auppl, .1 a rca.on.hli price
FRED  ROO,  Proprietor.
Hardware, Harness and Saddles
Miners' and Prospectors' Supplies
Dry Goods, Groceries, Raw Furs
and Produce    dt    «*    &    «**
Indian Curios,   Specimen   Big   Game   Heads  and
Souvenirs  of  the Great West.
ELKO,   -   -   ■   ■   B. C.        |
, llit-     provisions
Fulton iiidiciit.Nl
Iti), which, he
Hon. kulton's views.
Tho Victoria Colonist publishes an
Interview with Hon F. J, Fulton,
attorney general, re tin. new Lord's
Day Observance Aot.
Ili-fon- referring i
ol Hit- measure Mr.
tin- lust   clause   (N _
s.iid, explained Hie provincial government's status in regard to the uiatr
tct.    This reads a.s follows:
"No action or prosecution lor a
viol.il ion of this act shall he commenced without leave ol the attor-
iicv general for Ihe province in which
Uie olTcnce is alleged to have hern
committed, nor alter the expiration
of llll days from the lime of till, commission of the alleged offence."
Hon Mr. Fulton slnteil that the
full responsibility for the operation
of the ad within the province was
placed upon ll"' shoulders ol the respective provincial Roperiiiucnts. lie
.mil Ins colleagues were now cousider-
I wli.il their attitude should lie
ids Uu- measure. Their position he said, was somewhat difficult,
11 had been decided hy Ihe privy
council that the provinces hud no
jurisdiction in criminal matters, and
therefore il might he thought lo
place Hie government in the position
of interfering with ihe defined prerogatives of the federal authorities
were it n. state lhat no prosecutions
should lie allowed under the aforementioned enactment, but he acknow-
h-dRiil Hint the clause quoted practi-
111- gave llie provinces Ihe option ol
...ling in one wav or the other. On
the other hand, there were strong ar-
guments agalnsl the allowance of the
This Hotel has always been tlie leader
iu its lino, uml will Ik. kept tip to the
standard. If you want to meet the
people, eoiin! to llie Queen's Hotel.
Queen's Hotel. Calgary
I Canadian Hotel
JB One of the pioneer hotels of Cran-
SJ brook.   Warm rooms, good meals J3
a and a bar stocked with the best M
i .       •?
|Joseph Bravlt, Proprietor!
Fire Brick        Fire Clays
Portland Cement
All kinds of Barred Iron
General Builder's  Supplies
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Buy your farm produce direct from the producer. The
Sec'ty of tne Farmers Association is prepared to quote
prices to any reliable party.
A. H. aUNN,
Sec'y Treasurer Cowley, Alta.
Miss A. I.. Hillani, teacher  ol
the pimiuforte Terms moderate
t - m.ir.im Ave    Cr&nbroo
Maternity Cases a Specialty.
Address :'
General Delivery, Cranbrook B   C
within this province. These
points were under consideration, and
us yet the government had been unable to reach a decision as to what
■oursc would he adopted relative to
them. But he could say one thing,
namely, that il the legislature did
not declare otherwise, either the
Dominion Lord's Day Act would he
enforced in lolo or no prosecutions
whatever would be sanctioned under
its provisions. He did not think
tl.iit. the government should tak,. any
half measures, one way or the other.
Speaking ol the net itself, Hun.
Mr. Pulton expressed the opinion Uml
there were some exceedingly wise
provisions in it- For instance, he
thought that the clause prohibiting
slni.il ing iu the vicinity of a church
on Sunday one lhat should he enforced. The prevailing oniui™ thai ihe
measure, it applied, would interfere
wilh Sunday fishing or shooting, he
explained, was without foundation.
The nnlv wav ill which it .fleeted
those recreations was by stopping
llie excursions from the city to the
hunting resorts Oil the seventh day.
Apart from Mint there was no mention of hunting, shooting or other
similar, sports. He gathered from a
■aiefiil stuilv of the matter that it
was aimed principally at the holding
,f performances, etc., to which admission was charged; in short, such
entertainments as are held, not only
lor the delectation ol the public, but
Im the gain of the promoters.
It. was pointed out that the hiring
of pleasure boats was not prohibited, nor was shooting. In regard to
the latter there is a clause which
reads as ioltows: " "It shall not be
lawful lor anv person on the Lord's
Day to shoot with or use any gun.
ride or other similar engine, either
lor gain or in such manner or in
such places as to disturb other persons in attendance at public worship
or in observance of that day." Thi:
is all that is said in reference to the
recreation of disciples of Nimrod, so
lhat it is sate to assume that tin
sportsman will not be despoiled of
the one day a week to which they
look forward so keenly. They also
will he able to obtain transportation
to and from the city, as a clause upon the. operation ol railways, rends
as follows:
"Nothing heroin shall prevent the
operation on the Lord's Day for passenger traffic of any railway subject
to the legislative authority of any
province unless such railway is prohibited by provincial authority from
so operating."
Another clause, which may be con
sidered a qualification ol the former
is appended:
"It. shall not be lawful for any
person on the Lord's Day, execpf as
provided in anv provincial act or law
now or hereinafter in force,
to     run,       conduct      or con
vey by any mode of con
veyanee any excursion on which passengers are conveyed tor hire anil
having for its principal or only object the carriage on that day ol such
passengers lor amusement or pleasure, and passengers so conveyed
shall not be deemed to be travelers
within the meaning ol this act.
In discussing the measure generally, Hon. Mr. Fulton expressed the
opinion that it it was the Intention
of the Dominion government to loree
people to take at least one day's
lest in seven, the act had been
wrongly named. From its title it
might he assumed that an attempt
was being made to coerce the public
tn adopt certain religious principles,
lie did not think that the latter was
Intended. If it was, it would prove
futile, because it was treading upon a
matter which touched the personal
freedom of every individual very
closely—something which would
quickly be resented and which could
do no good whatever. As a measure tor providing a day's rest in
seven for the public at large it  was
 niiii'iiilnblc.      .Moreover,  he    said,
while there were some provisions
with which be   personally did     not
(Golden Star.)
A dc;tl of ronsidt'rablc importance
and magnitude was consummated in
Winnipeg a few days ago, whereby 40
pet cent, of Hie vast holdings ot the
Columbia Kiver Lumber company
diunged hands and was acquired by
American capital, represented by
.lames D. McCormack of Minneapolis,
Minn. By the sale M. Carlin and F.
W. Jones, of this town, and Hugh
Sutherland, of Winnipeg, disposed of
their tut ire interest, -5 per cent, of
tho capital stock, the balance, 15 per
cent., presumable by the Mackeirzie
interest. Tin- deal consummated will
involve at least a money corns ulcra-.
tion of $1,0<)U,UuO.
Now, inasmuch as Messrs. Carlin
and Jones have disposed of their entire Interest in the company, it will
give Mr. Carlin au opportunity to
get away from business cares awhile
in search of restoration of health,
which lie bus fell so needful of lor
some months past, and will shortly
leave for Rochester, Minn., tor medical treatment, and should he not receive beneficial results there, will
make a trip to Germany.
Mr. Carlin at present is accompanying Mr. McCormick, the new maiiag-
on a tour of inspection over the
company's vast timber limits and
Mr. Jones does not immediately
withdraw his scrvicA-s from the company, hut will remain with the now
management until after the new mill
here has been erected" and put" in full
operation, which will be six months
hence. Ami at the expiration of
his services with the new company
will remove to the coast, where he
will again engage in active business.
Mr. .las. D. McCormack and C. A.
Saunders will have control ot the new;
management. Mr. McCormack will
he the ncjp* manager and Mr. Sanders
in the meantime will look after the
Siiles and the marketing of the output of lumber from their various
Both nf these gentlemen have
had a ureal many years' of experience
with the largest lumber concerns
the United Slates, and it is their
intention to immediately plan extensive improvements, not only in Golden hut at other points where they
have mills.
We welcome the new comers into
our midst and long to see these
tensive improvements made, and Ihe
Star is informed that Golden is to
have the lamest mill in the province
It means to Gnldenites not only a
increase in population, nn increase in
business but results that will prove
mutual and beneficial lo us all,
Mr. Cirlin is one of the old timers
<if Gnlden and the nrii*in.-il founder of
the Columbia Hiver Lumher company
Mr.     Jones has been    identified with
the company for about eight years.
These gentlemen are both public
spirited, active business men, and will
to erently missed by the citizens ot
Golden. They have closely 'dontified
themselves and taken an active pari
—not onlv in furthering the commercial interest nf Golden hut also ir
giving their aid and support to
everything that had a tendency to
promote the best interests of Golden
and vicinity.
nd     other     inconsistencies,
were    clauses    admirable in
i. Mi. Kill ton, in conclusion,
his assurance that there would
i announcement of the gnvern-
's policy in respect to the act
tew days. In the meantime no
prosecutions would be allowed under
the net.
lie at
c. p. n. PROFITS.
Montreal, March    l.-Tbi* C P. R.
■oss earnings for January were
$4,205,527, with working expenses of
$3,(157^11)0, leaving a net profit of
$5l8,:i28. In January, l»0fi, the net
profits were $1,3(37,234, nnd for the
seven months ending January 31,
11)07, the figures are as follows:
Gross earnings, $11,070,000; working
expenses, $23,535,807; net profits,
$15,134,1!)!. For the seven months
ending January 31, 1006, there was a
net profil ot $13,454,633. Tbe decrease in net profits over tlie same
period of last year is. therefore for
January, $7l8,<infl, and (or the seven
months enrHTMt January 31 there was
an increase of $l,278.SBlf
Vancouver World: Irishmen in Vancouver, and in (act throughout the
whole of Canada , will watch with
interest the working of the legislation
passed at the last session of the federal house which makes St. Pat*
rick's Day, 1907, a national holiday
throughout the Dominion. All business of every kind will be suspended
throughout the entire day from midnight tu midnight. Stores uud offices will be compelled to close, no
baseball, lacrosse, football, hockey or
other games will be allowed. In
fact there will be nothing doing on
St. Patrick's Day this year owing to
the new law. Hotel bars will be
closed and it any Irish gentleman intends to celebrate by consuming sundry muintiitics of the best Irish
beverages he will have to lay in a
supply the night before. The new
hill does not prohibit tlm holding of
meetings iu    churches    and Irishmen
iay hold services but no parades will
he allowed.
As this is the first occasion ol the
operation of the new law, the effect
of the act will be wateh<*l with in-
leresl not only by Irishmen, but by
all Canadians whose husinrss on St.
Patrick's Day will tie affected by the
recently enacted legislation.
(Frank Paper.)
The annual meeting of the International Coal & Coke company of
Coleman was held at Spokane Wednesday when the annual report of tlie
president of the company was published, giving details concerning the
operations of the company for the
past year and showing what has been
accomplished by the company since
it has been in existence.
The report shows the company to
be in a most satisfactory condition.
It shows that the company bas expended nearly half a.million dollars
in equipping its mine, yet in the
three years operations has made profits which aggregate nearly another
half- million. Considering that it
was only a few months more than
three years ago that the first pick
was struck in the work ot opening up
the mine, this report indicates that
the company must have been unusually, if not amazingly successful.
In detail the report shows that a
dividend of $28,000 was paid on February 1 of Uie present year, and
the surplus at the close of 1906 was
$393,16'). The company has been in
active operation just three years.
The present plant cost $429,707. During the last year $85,000 was spent
in extending the plant, including the
construction of 90 cote ovens.
The net profit for the year was
$U)8,li)2 being over 7 per cent.
outstanding capital. During 1906
334,230 tons of coal were produced
«nd of this 49,638 tons went to the
company's coke ovens, producing
31,066 ions of coke, the balance being disposed of on the market,
The company's payroll for the year
was $360,874,'the average number of
men emploved being 305, who worked 249 days.
The company suffered for want of
ars to carry away its output, an incident that ' prevented working tlm
men full time, and which cut down
the profits.
The directors elected were: H, N
Galer, Coleman; W. G. Graves and
I), Seholtz, Spokane; 0, S. Iloiigh
ton. Hostnn, and P. M. Rogers, Vic
torla. The officers elected are: A
Fluinerfelt, president; II, N. Gal-
vice-president; and W. G. Graves,
Winnipeg, March 1.—The Ogilvir
Flour Mills company reports a furth-
sale of 10.0no*1>ags of middle
grade flour to-dav for export to the
Orient. This brings the total up to
110,000 bags or about 3,000 tons.
Dpnee on trans-Pacific liners has
been honked up till the middle of
Itine and "existing and expected orders.
will take all the middle grade flour
ground at the Winnipeg and Fort
William mills for some time to
A newly rirh woman whose husband
bad begun life as a cobbler wrote an
insulting letter to a neighbor who
had not quite so much money, but a
little more brains. In reply she received the following pertinent letter:
Mrs . ..    . ...
In an old Virginia cemetery there
is a weather-beaten tombstone bearing this inscription:
May 2fi, 1840."
"Here I am.
December 14, 1861."
Some joker has read the inscription
and   added in     pencil:       "Late   as
Artistic Picture
Prof Photo Studio
When You
Come to the Metropolis stay at the
Palace Hotel
Stephens & Rockendorf
Opposite C. P. R.
Si.oo   PER   DAY
Calgary, Alta.
The man who is behind time is tlie
worst troiPnlc the printer has to
deal with. He Invariably wants the
printer to lay down other work, no
matter how pressing, or to delay the
issue of his paper in order to accommodate the laggard, the man
least deserving nf accommodations.
If a newspaper awaited the pleasure
of all its contributors it would never
get out its lirst issue. The only
wav to do is to let people who are
behind lime, sutler the results. If
there is anv work that requires care
and deliberation, it is preparing copy
for the printer and printing the
same. Ilere is the invariable remark ol the man who comes into the
print shop with a job: "1 don't,
know whether you can read this copy
or not, but I want the work done
right away." The customer has thus
done, at the start, about all that he
can to prevent good work being done.
Printing is not like merchandising.
Wc cannot reach up on a shelf ami
pull down the finished job; but it requires time and work—labot being
tbe chief Item of expense in printing.
w. II. li.-.iiv. l,in,mi Dimetor
i-r.iiiif..il. n. C. I u N...
John W. Wolf
Boot, Shoe and
Harness Maker
Old shoes made .new.   All kinds
of repairing.   Give me ■ call.
'Some time ago," said the traveling man Irom Little ltock, "1 was
horsebacking through the woods in
that Irontier portion of our stale
in which the hogs still run wild, with
an occasional honieophalic. dose ol
corn to keep them reminded that
there are ties that bind ttieni to mankind. In a heavily timbered tract I
came upon a big herd ol porkers that
were behaving in the most remark!-
able manner. They would run madly
in one direction lor a hundred yards
or so, squealing vigorously and hopefully, then stop, snill the air, utter a
shriek of disappointment, and make
an equally mad dash at another
angle. 1 watched them some time
without being able in the least to
fathom the mystery.
"Half a mile further on f came to
a cabin in tho woods. An old man
sat on inverted keg beside the doorway, smoking a corncob pipe. Tho
quandary ol Hie pigs wos still torturing me, so, as soon as wc had passed the perlunetory, "Howdy," 1 said
to him:
" 'Stranger, I passed a lot of hogs
down there in the brush just now
that were behaving very strangely.
They would start and run at full
speed in one direction, then stop and
take a fresh start some other way.
Can vou explain it?"
" 'Yes, stranger, I reckon I kin,'
he replied in the stage whisper that
had characterized his first greeting.
'Them's my hawgs. 1 ust V call
'em up an' leed 'em now an' then,
but t'other day I lost in' voice an' I
luck t' callin' 'em by poundin' on a
tree with a stick. An' now them
d—n woodpeckers has gut 'em crazy."
A grave-faced man walked up to the
door of one ot his customers and rang,
the bell. The wife of tire customer
eume to the door.
"1 have come," said the sad-laced
man, "to learn when you intend to
bury your husband; I (nought I
would attend tbe funeral."
"You are laboring under some terrible mistake," said the wile. "My
husband is not dead."
"Why, he surely must be," said the
sad-faced man.
"But I know that he is not. How
in the world did you get the impression that he was dead?"
"Why, he told me a week ago that
he would pay me the 12.50 he owed
me yesterday if he was alive."—Ex
Many stories have been told ol
mean men, such as he who used to
wart for a collar button and he
whose biilhil.iv gill to his son consisted in washing Ihe windows —
that the lad might waUih the cars go
by. This man, however, seems to
have won the palm:
There was an extremely mean man
i New Hampshire, who was the
proprietor ol a hotel. Ily his direction rules were |iosled in llie hostelry Im bidding almost every conceivable privilege to those not guests of
tbe place. There was absolutely no
chance for the casual loafer lo get
newspapers, pens, ink, stationery,
ete. There were nut even tree Heats
in the office.
One day lie chunced to observe a
chronic loafer gazing at the old
clock that hung on the wall. The
next day a sign was placed over the
clock. It read: "Tills clock is lor
the use of the guests ol Ihe hotel
London, Feb. 2.1,-The Hon. Mrs.
Harhord has made a daring and successful balloon trip across the channel. The ascent was made at Chelsea Thursday night at ten minutes
to eleven. Mrs. Harhord was accompanied by C. F. Pollock, of the
Aero club. The balloon crossed the
channel in the ncighfijnrliood ol Calais
and descended at hall past nine Friday morning at Stavelot, Belgium,
tlie midst ol a violent snow
storm. Mrs. Harhord Is the second
woman   to cross   the channel Is   a.
Take notice that thirty days alter
date wc intend to apply to the Chiel
Commissioner ol Lands and Works at
Victoria, B. 0., lor a special license
to cut and carry away timber from
the following described lauds situate
iu S. E. Kootenay:
Commencing at a post planted at
the south-east comer of lot 331,
thence east forty chains, thence
north forty chaius, thence west forty
chains, thence soulh lorty chains to
place of commencement, coutaiuiug
ltil) acres, more or less.
Mayook Lumber Co., Ltd.
Dated tlie 12th day ol January,
1807. 43-at
is now located in its comfortable and attractive new quarters in the Manitoba Hotel.
This institution is just up-to-
date and is modernly equipped
to do just the best work in all
branches ol the tonsorial art.
For particulars call up 'phoee  No.
lis between the hours ol fl a.m. slid •
Em., or   'phone    No. till alter office
ours.        All    orders   will   receive
prompt attention.
S3 C.   ,1.  MANSFIELD.
Notice is hereby given that sixty
days after date 1 intend making application to the Honorable t'liit-l
Commissioner of Lauds uud Works
for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing with a post planted
at tlie north-west comer of lot .una,
South East Kootenay, thence running north twenty chains, thence
running east twenty-live chains,
south twenty chains, west tweu-
ty-live chains to place ol commencement.
A. F. Kraplel, Elko, B.C
Dated January Mth, 1111)7.    44-ut
Notice is hereby given that on
Monday, March mill, 11)07, that the
Court ol Revisiou fur the Municipality ot the City of Cranbrook, B. C,
will be held in the Council Chambers
on the above date at 10.31) a. in.
(local time) for the purpose ol revising tlie assessment roll ol the City
ol Cranbrook. Those making complaints against their assessments are
required to bave their protests in thu
hands of the City Clerk leu days
previous to the first sitting ol the
Court ol Revision.
Dated at Cranbrook this 9th day
ol February, 11)07.
Thos. M. Roberts,
•17 C. M. C
Aay available Domlaioa Li
Witt-la the Railway Beit la British
Columbia, any be komesteaded by
aay person who is tbe sole head ol a
lamtljr, er any malt over M years el
ace, to tke exteat ol one-quarter
seetioa ol lev acres, more oi aess.
Eatry Bust be made personally at
the local laad office lor the district
la which tbe laud is situate.
The homesteader la required to pet-
term tbe conditloas eonaected there-
wit* uadcr one ol the following
(1)  At least six swaths' resides*,
upoa aad cultlvatloa ol tbe laad
aaub year let Urea years.
Ul It taw lather (or mother, 11 the
lather is deceased), ol tbe homesteader resides upoa a (arm in tbe vicinity ol tbe land entered lor, the requirements as to residence may be
satiahod by such person insulins; witb
the lather or mother.
(3) II Uw settler bas his perms
uent residence upoa I.iiuina laad owned by him in the viciany ol hit
homestead, the requirements as to
residence may be satlsbed by rest
deuce upoa the said land.
Six aivalha' notice la wrltinj
should be Kivca to the Couimissionei
ul Dominion Lands at Ottawa ol in
teatioa to apply lor patent.
Coal lauds may be purchased at (10
per acre lor suit coal aud 120 loi
aulbiacite. Not mure than 321)
acres caa be acquired by one inu'
vidua! or company. Royally at the
rate ot Un cents per ton ol ".MO
pounds shall be collected oa the (tore
W. J*. COB*..
Deputy ol tbe Hialtter ol the lawrlor
I hereby give notice that sixty
days alter date 1 intend to apply to
the Chief Commissioner ol Lands aud
Works lor permission to purchase au
island in the Kootenay river, the
southern part being opposite the N.
W. corner ol the Indian Reserve ou
Bummer's Flat, thence up the river
tor about ball a mile, containing (10)
ten acres, more or leas.
Geo. deary.
Dated lltk Sib, INT.        «-»»*
♦ P. O. ROX 10S3
:: Cranbrook   Foundry and
jMachine   Shop
iVicKinnon & Johnston
We nro preinin.il to
ilo nil kimls of repair work heavy mill
lii;lit. ii Hike ciistiniis,
turn slmfIs. etc.
I) Scientific    Horseshoeing;   a | )
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llu iloi-s mmlu.ru work
in a modern manner
When you want paint-
iiur. decorating, paper
I will liuvi' my winter supply
of Colli in u few days,  mid am
ready to take orders.     1  will
Bankhead Hard Coal t»-7$
Soft Coal S6.7J
Last winter I was out of Coal
putt of time. This year I pro-
pusi. to kntip a good supply on
liiitid, and will sell
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Cranbrook Sash
and Door Factory
AU kinds of 1111Lull work, in
way of doors,'.windows, transoms, etc. Kilujdried lumber
for inside work. Our work ii
guaranteed and our prices are
satisfactory.    Screen    doors
Rough and Dressed Lumber .,
For Sale
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Undertaking and Embalming
Funerals directed from private houses, churches or our
own parlors.    Firs-class undertaker in attendance J" J*
Gran brook Cooperative Stores
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Rambling Reveries
Good manners are not taught in the
school books. They are lound in the
home lessons.
What do you think of a man who
will sit down to the table three
times a day, aud thank the Lord
lot bread which be has swindled
some poor nun or beat bis grocer
out ol?
It is well to be charitable in all
our conclusions, mindful Lhat we
often need the cloak of charily ourselves. Fill life with sunshine and
strew flowers whcin. others throw
stones. Make life a bright spot in
this world and where you sue flowers
cast smiles, anil whether it be mom,
dusk or night, let the sunny side of
nature always be at full meridian.
it would astonish many of us some*
times if we could know whut our
neighbors think of us. Every man
bus some kind of a standing in tbe
community where he lives, and he is
sized up n great deal closer than lie
lias any idea of. You may set it
down as a fact that there isn't a
twelve year old hoy in the neighborhood who hasn't his opinion of you,
ami he wouldn't be slow about ' ei-
ter to lie a scavenger or a wood-
ask him for it. Every mau is always making character,'whether he
is doing anything else or nut.
clinging to her skirts. Ottener than
not she was sick and nerve worn
and weary almost to death hm uevei
failed to rally lo tlie call of
"mother!"—as a good soldier always
rallied to lus hat-tle-cry.
Nobody called her brave and yet,
when one of the children came down
wilh mali^uani dipiliciu she braved
duLh one hundu-u umes in beading
over the little sufferer, without ouo
thought ofi danger, .md when iuc
little one was laid awuy under tne
sod. slit who loved most was ihe
lirst io gather herself together and
take up the buidun of lire [or the
These ordinary women
celve a Carnegie badge i
bui "He who marks ti,
fall" will certainly resen
the brightest Jeweled cro-
lay not roil  bravery,
■ sparrow's
■ fur   them
ns in    his
clothing that is "Gilt Edge" in name, ;:
"Gilt Edge" in material,"Gilt Edge"in \\
make call and see the new stock of Ready j:
made clothing just received. All Union ::
Labor. i
Maailactanrs el
Rough andjdressed
LUrtBER and
Also all kinds ol
.TaBray'Ryan and
Cranbrook, B. C.
Hta. Ollht.-Cr.aar.ok
tj>VVvvvvvvv r *w»*»**«rtnMr*#
Dominion  Meat   Co.,;;
Wo nro slaughterinp, n ear load of extra prime
oattle this week: send us your orders. We guar-
uiiii'i' the quality of nur meats.
{ Dominion  Meat  Co., ii
♦ "
WHAT     SHAM,     I    TEACH   MV
Teach bim that It is better to die
than to He; that It Is better to
starve than to steal; that It is hetter t obe a scavenger ur a wood-
chopper than an idler and a dead-
beat; that it is just as criminal and
recomprehensive to waste Monday as
to desecrate Sunday; that labor is
the price ol all honest possessions;
that no one is exempt trom the obligation to labor with head, hands or
heart; that "an honest man is the
noblest work ol God;" Hint knowledge is power; that labor is worship
and idleness sin; that it is better to
eat the crust ol independent poverty
than to luxuriate amid the richest viands as a dependent. Teach him
these lacts till they are woven into
his being and regulate his life, and
we will insure his success—though the
heavens fall.
A genuine mother could no mote
raise a bad bov into a bad man than
a robin could raise a hawk. When
we say a "genuine mother" we mean
something more than a mother who
prays with her bov and sends him to
Sunday school. All these things ate
good, and indispensable as Inr as
Ihey go, but there is a lot, more to
do to train a boy besides praying
with him, just as there are things
necessary to the cultivation ol a
garden besides reading a manual. To
sneered with roses one must prune,
weud anil line a great deal. To make
a boy into a pure man, a mother
must do more than pray. She must,
live Willi him in the sense nf comrade and closest friend. She must
stand hy him in time ol temptation
as the pilot stieks to the wheel when
rapids are around. She must never
desert him to go off to superintend
outside duties any more than the engineer deserts his post and goes into
the baggage car to read up engineering when his train Is pounding across
the country at lorty miles an hour,
No woman will love a man betler
for his lieing renowned or prominent.
Though he be the first among men,
she will be prouder, not fonder; as is
often the case «hc will not even bo
proud. But give her Iuc, apprccis
tion, kindness, and there is no sacrifice she will not make (or his content
and comfort. The man who loves
her well Is her hero and king—no less
a king, though his only kingdom is
his heart and home. In nine cases
out ol ten, it is a man's fault that
he Is unhappy with his wile. It te
a very exceptional woman who wui
not be all she can be to an attentive
husband, and a very exceptional one
who will not be very disagreeable if
she finds hersell wilfully neglected.
| Seven Years Ago'jj
Atlanta, fla., Feb. 83.—The most
scabbing attack yet made on John I).
Itoekefeller emanated liom tlie Atlanta Uapiist .conference whon a minister proposed that a lettel of commendation be sent to Mr. Kockeleller
lorliis thirty-two million gilt to
education. Immediately the brethren swarmed to their feet. They
called Rockefeller a robber, unchristian, a hyiiocrile, and an oppressor
saying il,,. author of the suggestion
had in, right to attend the conference
Hien scared, they persuaded the Atlanta press to hide the story, which
got out from the correspondents.
Dividends of the Standard Oil company In the lasl nun- veins are-
 ,S 3,000,1100
| in Cranbrook -il «4 |
IE   ft
Mr. Forrest, superintendent of ihe
Northwestern Central is here reprc,
seating ihe government, and will Inspect the North Star In.inch. 1 It-
will thWi go to the Robsou road io
perform a like service.
Dr. King returned yesterday from
his visit to the east and New York,
where he attended n course ol lectures. The doctor is looking us il
his trip agreed with him. and received an enthusiastic reception from his
many friends in this district.
A. Leltch was chairman ol 1he
committee that prepared resolutions
of thanks 'to the officers of the
steamer Moyie for their kindness to
the passengers, during ihe two weeks
Tho license board mot yesterday
and granted Jos, Brault's application for license.
James Kerrigan mounted his Arabian steed and hied himself to Fort
Steele yesterday.
Cranbrook's second school was opened in one of the rooms in the Alkens
hlock, with Miss .lean Dyker as teacher.
Friends of George Pushee received
word that he expected to leave Rossland for the coast and will go north
tu Nome this .spring.
W. T. Reid returned yesterday from
the east, where he has been purchasing a large stock of dry goods uud
millinery for his store.
P. McConnell relumed yesterday
from bis trip r to Manitoba and
brought back about 400 liens, several cows and a quantity of produce.
J. F. Armstrong lias decided to
build two more houses on Hanson
nvenue tor rental purposes. Qreet it
company have the contract'.
J8!*X ,
l!J0l ,
L902 .
1904 .
1905 .
. 48,000,000
Manitoba Hotel
dan Mcdonald, proprietor,   cranbrook, b. c.
Headquarters for
The Manitoba in centrally located anil has one of the best dlnlngroo
in the city.   The bar is supplied with the best ui Liquors and Oigi
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Replying    to a question  as to the
:o or.,' '    ■     ■      -
Rockefeller's fortune,
Rockefeller's business
, , I
IcaMno 36u8inc88
130U8C8 Of il>ai*£8*
VillC,  Cbc Sml^''^■••■^ J'ty...
Marysville h a I
oome into hor own.
The town now has
a permanent payroll. The Herald
can heartily endorse the following
business houses:
The leading ho-
tel in the St. m
Central Hotel
HANDLEY & COLE Proprietors Marys valley. 1
Dining Room service the best. )g
The place to slop when visiting tbe Smelter City S
The Royal Hotel
A. P. Chenette Proprietor
Has been recently refurnished and Is now one of
the best hotels in the district.   Headouarters for
the people.
Marysville Drug Co.
We carry a complete slock of everything in the 8
Drug and Stationery line. No need to send away B
foryour goods. n
Kossland Miner: Joseph Daly, of
Sirdar, is in the city paying a visit
to Andrew Dnly, his brother. He is
one of the oldest and most skilled
locomotive engineers in the enipl
of the Canadian Pacific railway, anil
is taking a well earned rest. Tie intends visiting Halcyon and taking Ir.
the coast cities before lie resumes liis
duties. Andrew Daly, his brother,
was also, in his time, one of the
most trusted aiel competent engineers on the same road, lhitb of the,
gentlemen come by tbe abilities as
engineers naturally, lot their father
was, in his day, one of the best
known euginecrs ou the Grand Trunli
railway, bis run being from Bellevue
lo Toronto. Timothy Daly, another
brother of Joseph and Andrew, is
also a locomotive engineer, running
on the same line that his father did,
and between the same points.
size or John D
Prod 11. dales,
agent, said:
"There   have   been     niany mis-
statements of "this subject.
"Quite recently a statement has
been made and published widelv
throughout lhc country that his annual income exceeds • tll)0,UOO,OIMl.
Now tin- facts are that Ml. Itoekefeller has at various times himsell
authorized a statement that his fortune cannot exceed two hundred and
fifty to three hundred millions of
"Furthermore, his Income, Instead
ol being $100,(100,000, cannot In liis
most prosperous year have exceeded
fliu-i-ii to twenty million dollars. The
public generally is under the impression that he owns a majority of the
Standard till company's stock. The
facts are that Mr. Rockefeller's holdings ol Standard Oil slock ale about
2ii per cent."
The capital stock ol the Standard
Oil company is f.lOO.UUII.ullO nt
Which .loliu D. Rockefeller owns 20
per cent., or J2U,0l)U,(lllU worth, according to the statement of his
agent. Of the Sla.liou.uiiu to be disbursed this quarter Rockefeller will
receive i:.,iiuu,(iuu as his share ol the
Since the year lssiri the company
has paid out 13.30,000,000 In dividends and hy the end ol the preseLl
yi.-ai the total will reach >u>u,uuii
uuu, or four times the total capital
in nine years. During this period
John ll. itoekefeller has received
all about 1 luil.liilli.liliu.
Library Voting Contest
i securing
This elegant Library nnd Handsome case will be given by vote to
Hie Lodge, Society, Church or School in Cranbrook or Dlstriti
the largest number ol votes in the following manner;
f-J The merchntits listed below will give with every ten cent pnrcltiwe
one vote. The contest begins February 8tli, 1H07, and closes June
lilst, 1907, A ballot box is plaeod in Beattie & Atchison's drug slow
win-re votes nre to be deposited, At the olose of tin- contest the
Church, School. Society or Lodge having tho largest number ,.f votes
will be awarded the Library. Current accounts when promptly paid
will be entitled to votes.
nit: with the
Remember   votes  can
merchants listed below.
only be   received  by  trail
Each week the Herald will announce
"he eonsants.
the ri'sptvtive stiunlii
We have noticed, that among tbe
many prizes given by Andrew Carnegie as a reward lor bravery and
heroism, none have been awarded to
women, say nothing of tbo "ordinary
woman." ' Are women less brave
than men? True, the ordinary
woman may be afraid ol a mouse,
but her record lor true heroism anil
bravery will compare favorably with
man. .        ,   .    .   . „
She may not jump In tront ot a
runaway team to stop it or rescue a
irlcnd Irom the third story ol a
burning building, but we have women
right in this community who have exhibited more true heroism than any
man wearing the Carnegie badge of
honor lor bravery.
Many a soldier who bravely stood
at his post ol duty lor two or bhree
year during the Boer war, is covered with badges. Wc would not take
one Irom him, he merits them; but
many an "ordinary" woman bas
Btood at her post oi duty lor thirty,
lorty and even hall a century, fighting with sickness, poverty and discouragement, and true Spartan courage kept the woll Irom the door and
saved the lives ol a large family ot
The man who saves one life receives a prise lor bravery, his picture
appears in the metropolitan papers,
and he wears s medal which says to
the world he was brave. And he
was. But tbe woman who bas saved tbe Uvea of many is given no
badge, and seldom ever a word ot
Tbe husband ol the ordinary
woman has not the gilt ot making
money. He works hard but Is a
poor manager and the well never
gets lar Irom the door. The good
wile sews, cooks and mends lor too
man who does not even give ber a
kind word lor pay. One bas most
truthfully safd that for each ol her
children she trod the Gybhsemane nf
woman, only to go through that
slavery ol motherhood which Uie
woman endures who is too poor to
hire competent nurses. For years
aad years she never knew what It
watVo have a single night's unbroken
sleep. The small hours ot the morning lound her walking the floor with,
a sick babe, or putting water to
thirsty little lips. There was no
rest lor her day or night. There
was always a child in bet arms   oi Ex,
John Mitchell, says a writer on llie
Sun, president ol the United Mine
Workers, has been talking about tbe
various methods in use at tlie mines
for weighing coal. Of one method, a
method of tire past, lie said:
"This method was long ago abandoned on account of its unfairness.
It was most unfair. The list and
pouud method, iu fact, was scarcely
"The fist and pound method originated, they say, in Scr-anton. A
simple-minded old lady ran u grocery
store there. A man came in one
day and asked for a pound of bacon.
The old lady cut oil a generous
chunk ol bacon, aud then, going to
weigh it, lound that she had mislaid
her pound weight.
" 'Dear me,' she said, "I can't
find my pound weight anywhere.'
"The man, seeing that there was
about two pounds In the chunk cut.
off, said hastily:
" 'Never mind. My fist weighs a
"And he put the bacon on one side
of tne scales and his list ou the
other. The two, of course, just
" 'It looks kind o'large for a
pound, don't it?' asked the old lady,
as she wrapped the bacon up.
" 'It does look large,' said the
man, as be tucked tbe meat    under
bis arm.    'Still '
'But just then the old lady lound
ber pound weight.
" 'Ah,' she said in a relieved voice;
'now we.can prove this business. Put
it on here again.'
"But tbe    man  wisely    refrained
from putting the bacon on the scales
to be tested.   He put on his list instead.    Aud his fist, you may     be
sure, just balanced the pound weight.
"The old lady was much pleased.
" 'Well done,' she said, 'and here's
couple o' red herriii' for yer skill
and honesty. "—Ex.
Art Irishman    in a   mellow mood
was returning tn his home one night
from a   political   meeting.     At     a
street corner he stopped ami shouted,    "Hurrah lor   Ireland!" when a
surly passerby turned upon him with,
"Hurrah for h-lll"
"That's right, brother," said    the
Irishman with a grin for the other's
black look.     "That's right, brother,
■,,-iilunoa ujso   siu, ioj uvui    ,u,i,u
Vancouver World: The British
steamer Tralalgur, which has been
loading a lumber cargo at the Hastings mill im Sydney, Australia Ihi-
ished loadoiig last night, and sailed
for the Antipodes via Ladysunl.li,
this afternoon. The steamer tuok
out l,llili,llllll leet ol lumber consist
ing of heavy Umbers, planks, joisu-,
scantlings and boards.
The British huroue Dundee will
probably llulsh early next week at
tin: local lumber wharf. She is loading a miscellaneous cargo ol lumber
lor the old country.
The British .steamer Foreric is
scheduled lu load a lumber cargo at
the Hastings nml Chemainus sawmills for Sydney, Australia. This
will be the Koreic's lirst visit to
Washington was taking format command of the Continental Army at
Cambridge. He crooked his arm,
placed his elbow against the historic
elm and rested his head on his baud.
Then he addressed the ill-assorted
gathering of patriots. In the midst
ol his remarks his elbow suddenly
glided from the tree and Washington
completely lost bis equilibrium.
"Why didn't you inform me," said
the treat general with dignity, "that
this tree was a slippery elm?"—Per-
rine Lambert in Womau's Home Companion for February.
A Virginian iond of arguing religious questions and of "pinning down"
tiiose with whom he comes in contact, asked a Richmond minister il hu
believed "all of the Bible."
"I do," instantly replied the good
"Every, hit ol it," insisted the
Questioner dubiously.
"1 most certainly do," was tlie
pastur's reply.
"Do you really believe tlie story
about Balaam and the ass.'" asked
the man with a slight smile.
"Most assuredly I du," responded
the clergyman.
And you firmly believe," insisted
the inquisitive Iriead. "that the ass
ilalaam rode under the tiee spoke like
"Yes, I do," asserted the minister
with a suspicion ol iuiLlion in bis
Well," asked the questioner In an
l've-got-you-now tune, "can you tell
me how It could be possible under
auy circumstances you can imagine
lor au ass to talk like a person?"
"That's easy, rr.y Iriend," replied
tbe minister. "It's just as easy for
an ass to talk like a man as it is foi
a mau lo talk like an ass."—Ex.
A clergyman was recently annoyed
by people talking and giggling, lie
paused, looked at the disturbers, und
said: "1 am always afraid to reprove those who misbehave, for this
reason: Some years since, as I was
preaching, a young mau whu sat he-
lore me was cunslautl) laughing,
talking aud making uncouth grimaces.
1 paused, and administered a severe
u-buke. Alter the close ol the sermon a geiiU.-in.iu said to me, "Sir,
you have made a great mistake, that
young man is au idiot.' Since tiieii,
1 have always been airaid to reprove
those who misbehave themselves in
Chapel, lest I should repeat the mistake, and reprove another idiot."
During the rest ol the service there
was good order.—Ex.
Lady: Why iu the world are you
bringing the milk at 4 o'clock in the
alternoon?      Can't    you   get    here
irllcr? ;
Milkman: Earlier? Why, madam,
this la to-morrow morning's milk.
Flour and Feed
MERCHANTS Implements and
Harness   .   ,   .
Campbell ii Manning: -«
Oroceries. Fruit, and ■Beattie & Atchison
Confectionery and DRUGS
P. Burns & Co McCALLUM & co
A. L. McDERMOT Dezall Bros.
Wine and Spirit Merchant
The B. C. Livery Stable
B. H. Shorti& Co.
Painters and Decoraters
".Wall Papers
Cartage and Transfer Co.
^Warehousing. Coal
and Oil  Agents . .
D.   C.  L.
Distillers Company, Limited
• .1.
, .1,
D. V. L. Scotch 12 Years Old
j in wood
R. R. Rith2t & Co., Limited
Victoria, British Columbia
McVittie & Laidlaw.
Mining Engineers
and Surveyors.
THOS. T. McVITTIE, l*. L, S,
J. T, LAIDLAW. at. k.
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Tbe Herald is worth »10 a year. It
costs only ta. No man in South
East Kootenay can afield to be Without ii and everyone living outside ol
the district, who is Interested it the
progress ol this section, should read
n It publishes tin- news while it is
news It is controlled absolutely by
the publishers. No clique, party oi
individiiiil dictates Its policy. 11
don't try to please llie people. ts
desire is to publish a newspaper thai
will be a credit 10 the community.
Send iu your subscription and you
mil be thankful ever afterward.
Advertising, rales SI per nub pel
in.inUi. no moie and no less.
Reading matter 15 cents per Initio non-advertisers; Hi cents per liue
I., regular advertisers.
If you desire to leach the people 01
.South East Kootenay you must ad-
verlisc in The Herald.
The Herald has a first-class i job
plant, and iis work is of the best.
The Herald don't want charity. It
wants a square deal on your job
work. If we ean't suit you in quality ami price, kick, and send your
wi,rk lo some Cheap .lohn bouse iu
the east, that never spends a cent in
4,500 & Month
This in the guaranteed circulation of the Herald
Press room nml subscription lintHopeii to Investigation by nlvortiuerfl at any
The Herald give" a dollar
in'.value (or a dollar.in money, Tbe adverser nan the
right to know what lie >
receiving for hit- money.
The Herald in one paper
that courts inveittitigation.
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A newspaper is often placed in a
peculiar position, says an eichanee.
It will refuse advertising for city
houses, in order to stand by its own
merchants, but a solicitor for a city
printing office will come along and
take away work from the very men
the paper has made the sacrifice for,
A business man will wit refuse trade
from outside sources, and when newspapers do so, in the interests of busi,
ness men, there should be enough reciprocal feeling to see that they do
not suffer financial loss by it.
The Medicine Hat News and Times
are in .. heated controversy over the
question as to which paper is the
Ik-si medium for advertising a lost
Medicine Hat lias raised S2..WI for
publicity purposes. The people of
that city are waking up.
Brains are always un asset in any
avocation in life.
Talk about a lumber trust in Western Canada, why does not some eastern agitator tike up the paper trust
of this country. Four times a year
wc send out a request for prices on
a certain grade of hook paper to the
different paper firms of this country
and always get a reply from each,
und invariably it is courteous and
the price in each instance is just the
same to the quarter of a cent. Funny coincidence, is it not?
The Herald has confidence in the
patriotism of Premier McBride, and
feels no hesitancy in saying that the
needs of this district will receive the
turning season fair treatment at his
hands. The Herald also feels safe
in making the assertion that -J. A.
Harvey, who was the Conservative
candidate for this district, but who
met with defeat, will willingly cooperate ns the one who has the ear
ol the government, with Or. King,
the member, in impressing upon the
government the needs of this district. Mr. Harvey is a citizen of
Cranhrook and this I district. He has
made his fortune here. He has large
Interests here, and he Is loyal to the
district and the people. There is no
reason to suppose that he would do
otherwise than exert himself in behalf of the people of tlie district in
which he lives. If there are any
who think otherwise, the Heralil
would insist that they withhold their
judgment, The Herald feels that Mr.
Harvey realizes that the election is
over. He is anxious to sec this
part of British Columbia keep pace
with the progress of the rest of the
province, and would he the last man
to interfere with that progress, either by protest or failure to use all
the influence that he possesses as the
nne who controls the patronage of
the distriat, to work with Dr. King
for the benefit of all. In political
matters, of course, that is a different proposition, hut in permanent improvements and appropriations that
this district is entitled to, Mr. Harvey will be found on the side of advancement, and not a leggand In tht
tent of disappointment and political hotel, lie found that his friend     had
revenge. (awakened      first     and    taken    his
  departure       James     then    looked
Canadian clubs nro being formed about nnd found that his
all over the Dominion, and they are j trousers, shirt and overcoat
a good thine Cranhrook should , find been also taken. In the troti-
have a strong Canadian club. | sers pocket was $65, also missing.
AM.     Mr Art bur had arranged
Don't forgot to boost tor Cranbrook as tin* spring zephyrs blow.
The way to make a town is foi
every man to get in and drill loi
that town,
We heard a nun sa)  tl Ihet ilnj
that he did not h.t\e time tti allem
a meeting of ihe board of trade
That man will have a haul time K
find a chance    from his business    o
ii- is a   tin
,- in iii
Ibis is    ll
e lime
Iii WI
The Montreal school trustees should
lie prosecuted for criminal negligence,
They are surely responsible to a
great riegreo foi the horrible death ol
those little children.
There will he no snow left iu Manitoba after to-day.    The elections an
March came in like a lion all right.
hut what she will do in going out is
as uncertain as a provincial election,
Qrover Cleveland during his first
term as president of the United
States, made use of the expression
"I have a congress on uu hands."
Perhaps Mayor Finlny feels as if hi
had a council on his hands,
Ralph Smith will make a good
governoi of the Yukon, and the appointment will meet with Hie general
approval of the people.
The experts in the Thaw case sat
lhat he is troubled with "adolescent
paranoia." If it was some cheap
skate with no millions hack of him
physicians would sny that he mn
crazy drunk when he killed While.
Tbe Lords Day Alliance Act Is not
popular In British Columbia, either
with the employer or the employed.
London, Match 1.—In Westminstei
Palate hotel, where forty years ago
almost to a day the conference which
resulted in the confederation of the
British North American province*-
was held, Sir Charles Tupper was
to-day presented with a splendid portrait ' of himself iu oils. Lord
Struthconu, who presided, made the
presentation and read an address in
which was detailed in appreciate
terms Sir Charles Tapper's career.
Loi tl Sturtbcona added a personal
testimony regarding Sir Charles '.'upper's services as high commissioner
here, a service which led in n large
measure to the great position Canada has now attained.
After applause Sir Charles responded and mentioned, that lie was
ihe sole survivor of the confederation
conference. After giving an Interesting retrospect he referred tu Chamberlain's message to Canada, and
said the confederation polity of protecting Canadian industries ami the
construction of an iutcroceattfc line
were all measures which were so
fiercely denounced and as determinedly opposed ;is Chamberlain's proposals are now. Yet even the opponents now admitted that by these
things had been achieved the greatness of Canada. Could they doubl
that, considering the progress already made in Chamberlain's policy
of imperial preference that a successful issue would he attained, and he
most confidently anticipated the time
when the great body clcctornto of
this country Would awaken to the
fact that the only solution of Urn
great unemployed question lies in the
adoption of the policy to which he
bad referred. The empire not only
bound itself by ties of sentiment but
by strong bonds of mutual self-interest which would render the union of
the empire indissoluble. Amongst
those present were Mr. Turner, agent
genera 1; 11 en n ike r 1 lea t on, Domild
McMaster, 0. Oppcubeiiner, Duff Miller, Archie Baker. 0. (i. Clolmer,
and Sir Gilbert Parker.
The annual meeting of the Frei
Reading Room association, will in
held in the room over Mlghton':
cigar store on Thursday evening
March 11, l!)07, nt 8'o'clock. Re
port of executive, election of officers
and other Important business wll
come before the meeting!,
Patrons interested In seeing thi:
work continued should be present.
. *	
Therjl will In* n meeting of the 0m
Hundred Club at the council chnmbei
Friday evening, March 8th. Bo sun
and attend.
Teach not parent's parent lo extract
The embryo juices of the egg by suction:
That worthy lady can the feat enact
By her own lights, without thy kind
The Spokane Spokesman-Review of
last Saturday, says: .lames McArlhur, who drifted into town Thursday for a good time, bad an experience that evening with Spokane
crooks that he will long remember
During the evening he circulated freely in the tower part of the city and
met a number of "convivial souls,"
one of whom pleaded destitution and
so worked on tbe feelings of .lames
that the latter thought it would be
Uie part of a good Samaritan to rent.
a room and take the foundling to bed
with him.
When .lames awoke yesterday
morning in   room    six,    New York
people nt the hotel to make an
appearance on the street he hiked for
the police station and told his
troubles to the kind hearted policemen. At last accounts the sleuths
were looking for the money and wearing apparel of Jiminic, bin had not
fun ml it.
Frank Lindgren    of 107J Post St.,
reported to the police yesterday that
.i Ihet footed ihtcf bad mwtolled a
valuable watch from his pocket while
he wns in ihe alley in the rear nf
Ou* m.i in building Thursday night,
Before Alt Lindgren bad thoroughly
recovered from* his astonishment, the
thief ami ihe watch were nut of
sight up the alley. Watch nor thief
had not been found hv Ihe police last
On February SUtll the Presbytery of
Kootenay held its regular semi-annual meeting at Nelson. Thirteen
ministers and three elders were present. Rev. II. R. (irant was chosen moderator. Application was
made to the Home Mission committee for au itinerating missionary lo
visit outlying mines and lumber
camps. A recommendation was
passed for the appointment of an
assistant superintendent for British
Columbia, lo aid th. Hordnian.    Tho
proposal of a new Presbyterian
weekly journal for the western provinces was up for consideration and
the Synod memoralized to secure
furl hei data on the project, the Presbytery agreeing lo support it,
should Ilia! court deem it wise to
pcuceed. A resolution was passu!
expressing appreciation of Mr. Malcolm Mclnnes' generous contribution
of $250 io the support of a mission
station, a.s a precedent worthy ol
being followed b\ our well circumstanced men. In an informal und
unrecorded expression of opinion it
was found three to one were in
favor ot the desirability for church
union. Decedent industries, a fluctuating population and scattered centers made mission work dilliciiTi, but
progress was everywhere reported,
and especially iu Kast Kootenay. A
recommendation was passed to secure a gasolene launch for ust on
the Arrow lakes and Columbia river.
A petition was unanimously passed
asking the Home Mission committee
to guarantee missionaries' salaries.
Br, lleiilman was present at the
earlier sessions nnd gave cheerful reports of the work throughout British Columbia and Alberta. Work
among Oalicians and Mormons ,v*,i
especially encouraging.
The Presbytery meets in Grand
Forks nexl September.
Edmonton, .March 1.—Attorney general Cross bas announced that the
Lord's Day Act will be rigidly enforced in Alberta. As iflustraUng
bis position on the matter, the attorney general to-day gave publication to a lei ter which be wrote to
■J. G. Shearer, of the Lord's Day
Alliance, some time ago. This letter
"Permit me to congratulate you
upon the success which you bave had
in securing a satisfactory Sunday bill
from the House of Commons and
Senate at Ottawa. Personally, I do
not think the senate amendment,
whereby the consent of the attorney
general in the different, provinces is
required, will be iu any way a detriment to the enforcement of the
act. I can assure you that the enforcement of the Sunday act will always have my hearty support as far
as the province of Alberta is concerned."
Regina, March 1.—Attorney gen
oral Lamoiit, of Saskatchewan, today stated that be was prepared to
vigorously enforce the Sunday Observance law in this province.
Suebee, March L—The Quebec legislature will enact a measure nullifying the effect of the new Sunday Observance act. and restoring conditions as they existed before the Dominion law came into force.
Winnipeg, .March L—Thomas Foley,
member ol the   firm   of Foley Bros.
A Kellv, wholesale grocers, and of
Foley Bros. ,v Larson, railroad contractors, iliwl yesterday in St. Paul.
following pern tion.     Foley had
been ailing for a year and was taken
to Si Joseph's hospital three weeks
rigo       His condition continued      to
grow     st lily    worse,      Mr.     Folev
was born fill years ago in Lanark
comity, Out., and lived in Canada
until 1881 when,     with his brothers
Tn hv ami  John,  he moved  to St,
Cloud, Minn., where ihey engaged in
business ns railroad contractors and
lumber dealers,
Vancouver World: Mr. T. F.
Williamson, of Seattle, who is in the
city attending to some business matters, has n contract to loir 400,000,-
ftfiO feet of timber for the Weyerhiiiis-
er company, on Vancouver island.
At a rate of 25,000,000 a year the
contract will spread over a period of
Iii years. The logs are to be put in
the water al Union and lowed from
there tn Clicmntmis. Mr. Williamson
will build n logging railroad to get
the logs to the water and at Union
he will build a wharf, office building,
store, cook house, etc.
There will be a meeting of the One
Hundred Club nt the council chamber
Friday evening, March Sth. Be sure
and attend.
Winnipeg, Man., Feb. 28,—Preparations arc being carried on iti, the
present lime hy the Minneapolis, Si
Paul ii Suuit Ste. Mane railroad,
coiiiinouly known as Ihe Sou line, for
the iiitindiifiioii oi a new service between St. Paul ami Minneapolis,
winch ptoinises to havo a most Important healing on navel between
these points. Final connection between (be city ot Spokane ami the
Twin Cities fin the Soo line was afforded by thu recent consliueliun of
Uie Spokane International railway,
connecting the Crows Nest division of
the Canadian Pacific with the city of
The Spoknno     International leaves
the    Crows  Nest   at   the     town      of
Yahk and runs in u southwesterly
direction to Spokane, a distance of
151 miles. The exact mileage between the Twin Cities and Spokane
over the Soo-Spokane line is 1,450
miles, the shortest route in ex]
ence. ll will clip twelve hours off
the present  lime tables.
For the new service on this line
there are now being constructed in
the Angus shops in Montreal six of
the finest train which have ever been
turned out In the employees of ihese
works. Trains will be new in
every detail, every point of construction and cipilpmeiit has been the sulr-
ject of most minute care, and trains
will embody everv modern idea ol
car builders. The trains will all be
completed before the opening of the
road for passeubcr transportation in
June, ll is also stated that American competing roads are nut prepared to equal llie expected service, aud
that the Son line will be in a position to command the entire commercial business between the cities concerned.
A.s already announced by the general passenger agent of the Soo line
W. R. Callaway, ilit* rale from St.
Paul to the west will ibis year he
the same, whether passengers elect
tc £c via Portal or via Winnipeg
In previous years Hie rate via Portal
was SHi less, the result being that
large numbers who would otherwlsi
have been glad to visit Winnipeg went:
through Portal. Equalization of
the rate will bring huge numbers of
tourists to this city this year irom
the enst and west. '
The first passenger train on the
new service will leave St. Paul for
Spokane on Monday, June 3, and firsb
train will leave Spokane for the east
on Thursday evening, June 6.
Vancouver, Feb. 28.—-"There is
practically no such place as Prince
Rupert," said Charles E. Tlsdall,
who returned on the steamer Tecs
yesterday from a visit to the future
Grand Trunk terminus. "What is to
be known as Prince Rupert is a& yet
only a construction camp—Just like
what Vancouver was twenty-four
years ago."
"What dors the site of the place
look like?" Mr. Tisdall was asked.
"Just at* present it is nothing but
a muskeg." said Mr. Tisdall. "The
entire site is covered with from six
inches to six feet of moss ami de
caved vegetation. But the slope of
the ground is such that it can be
easily (drained, and when this is done
it should prove very rich bind. In
my opinion the Grand Trunk officials
are perfectly right in not allowing
any one to come there yet. There
is no need for any one who is not a
laborer or engaged in clearing the
land, Quite a large clearing has
been made, but it Is nothing but a
construction camp so far.
"At present there are about two
hundred nnd fifty men there, of
which fully two hundred are Japanese who are employed in clearing tbe
townsite. Tbe rest are white men
anionic them being many Vancouver
people. The buildings as yet only
inf*ude those necessary to shelter
the men and provide living facilities
for the. A fair sized wharf has
been constructed, and rails have been
laid running up from tbe wharf to
several large storehouses. A donkey
engine hauls ears up from the
wharf to these storage sheds, in
which everything is put to keep dry
as soon as it is landed."
(Medicine Hat New
The committee appoint
vass the citizens for eouti
the publicity campaign
succeeded so far in seeuiii
lowing donations:
F. II. Mavbew 	
O. s. Pingle 	
Alfred E. Whlflln 	
W. Cousins	
A. P   Bums 	
E. J.    Rowings 	
R. J. Harlow	
Merchants  Bank (d Cinnil.
Jamcft Fleming	
O.  ff.   Kealy 	
F. S   Pingle	
D. 0. White	
Stewart  & Tweed	
Alta. Realty & Brokerage
F. O. gissoiis,	
C  R. Mitchell	
T. Hutchison 	
Med. Hut Ptg. A Pub. Co
Canadian Bank of Commer
Leonard & Harris 	
Walter Huckvale 	
A. W. McVittie 	
to c
Ihutions to
fund   have
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Teacher— "Wilfred, name some of
the great reformers."
ffVfred-*,,S*riclling or religious,
ma'am?"—F. P. Pitzer in Woman's
Home Companion for February.
The readers of the Herald will
learn with pleasure the rapid ad-
vancemonl thai is being made by
.Misses Erma and Evelvn Ewart, who
lived in Crairbrook with their parents
until about two years am-, when the
family moved tn Portland, Ore. Tin;
Portland Journal ol recent dale,
in a musical review, has this to .say
nl  the young ladies;
The recital lasl Saturday afternoon
presenting   Erin d Evelyn Ewart,
two exceptional]*.   ClcVel   pupHs ol   IV.
tiiffolil Nash.  k place too lalo loi
a review  last  week      Itm  tin-   work
oi the two children was sn merlloi
 s      that   il     deserves    morn      iImii
passing men-lion.     The children    an
mil)   ll ami  n   yean old, but   Ihej
plaj  with   ,i   confidence mid sun tic
that iii..n>     oldei  performers    would
The new recital lull al Filers Piano
House, which was torinallj opened lij
Ibis programme was filled even u
standing mom, but the children w,n
in in. wis,- disconcerted. Miss Erma,
ihe yopnger, played a group of torn
numbers, including a gnvotle i-nsl >r
uiu bj 0 Schmidt, nnd a rondo hy
Kuhlnu, which were both in smooth,
even time. The sprighIllness in
Poldliti s "Dancing Dolls'* gave a delightful contrast, and (iriiet/niach-
er's -Album Leaf was plnyed with
delicacy, Miss Evelyn's solo numbers included a Schumann "Romance" and "Hunting Song," n
Sicvekiirg waltz and MucDowellfs
"ffItches' Dance,"
The little girls   received much   ap-l
plausc, ami many favorite comineuts |
were passed on their talent am! tl ei
mature understanding  in   inlcrpreta
tion ns well as their careful trainiir-
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ii ————
♦♦ of tho very pick uf tho noleclml lands 111 ihe bountiful Kootonny
TI Valley, Kiwi Kootenay, 11, i'.. uxlulliliiui Irom I'uiiiil l-'lal hi
J *     UU nu offered for mile al I , ,3 i„ till per sure.
i* T|i'= Kootenay Valley is of Unsurpassed Fertility
t* Matchless Climate and the Most Picturesque Situ-
♦ ♦    ation West of the Rooky Mountains.
ill lunliilnoH.Including lim-
 i uul ii In*.   Tho
lamia ronslm ol dooii, black
ul)   loam, ■plomllilli nilnptoil
 y Iiu naeeamrj on thu
 , line reeks Ihwlnulriiiii
rilU   llltllll   II,.'   lull,' :ni
I i, mili-illvhlinl  eo,l
' Hie Hinlier, which can Ihi vol.I
ii      her,
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rylol ■
mliei mil inn eiiuMi lluiii roiilhtt)Uu
iilwilliniilleiin uiu ally  iptlniu it in-
. , Irlvun i in ic Kooloiiny liver, which touch.
, i".   The i. OTignii ruiul il (h tho valley
nlo i. lo en.!. lot ami I ho prunoseil Kootonny Con-
ill |.a  Ml..- ivii,!i ul.    TheO, I'. l!.i»,|iiilu
hei turtlcnlsrs apply to
T.  G.   I-'ROCTOR,  NELSON,  B. C.
Or to Joosoh Ryan   Cranbrook, B. C.
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There will he a meeting of the One
lliiii.lri.'l t'liiti al the council chamber
Friday evening, Watch 8th. Dc sure
anil attend.
Winnipeg, Feb, 23.—The CI. T. P.
b.is begun tn organize its western
system ami one of the oiriei.il appointments is ib.it nt Mr. O. 0. Winter in llie leading executive posilion.
Mr. Winter is a railway nmn of iri.-.i..
experience nml ability. Al present
lie is superintendent of the ('. P. R.
at Brnndon. lit' was formerly in a
similar posilion nl Fori William.
Old Lntly—Gracious, little man!
What's happened?
"Y.1-.1-.1-.1! 1 [ell in do molasses
barrel ami me imi.lilpi licked me!
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1   VI  dII DTOOS\       fluesl8 c°m,»« « Specialty
i Hotel s> s
lined Stabling in CumiectJon
net to rallroH 1 and depot.    Has accommodn
for  the public hi uualled in Craubroek
;   Hot and Cub! Bath*
Hoggarth & Rollins j
 Proprietors        1
c*-*~*>*->•• «-• • a a *>*•*-*■*■«-• >>**|
Many a man has escaped perils of
lire and ocean to fall a prey lo
disease. Bilc-ans saved Fireman J.
It. Flanagan, of Knglan Road, Kingston, from ibis fate, lie says: "I
suffered terribly from indigestion and
constipation. After fowl I bad acute
pain, a sensation of weight at the
stomach, and belching, followed hj
a worn-out, languid feeling. Mv
bowels would nol wnrk healthily,
had headaches were common, and I
fell Into a weak, worn-oat state.
What would have happened to me but
for Bileans I don't know! One box
of this vegetable remedy greatly improved me and a few boxes cured me.
I have now gained weight and am
quite restored." Bileans also cure
piles, female ailments, anaemia,
sprinf; debility, blood Impurities,
Dimples, eruptions, and all liver and
Sidney troubles. All druggists and
stores ,it fifty cents a bov, or from
Bilean Co., Toronto, for price.
Sealed tenders superscribed "Tender
fnr completion of basement of Public
Minings," will he received hv the
undersigned up to four o'clock p. in.
(focal time) on Tuesday, the lllth
day of March. 1IID7. lor tin. continuation anil completion of the basement
work of the Joint Government nnd
Municipal Buildings, shuntc on
Block "D" in the City ol Cranbrook. All tenders lo be delivered
nl Ihe olliei' of tin- t'iiv Clerk, L'mii-
bronk, 11. C.
Plans, specifications, contracts and
I,.mis of lender may be seen at the
..lb.'i' of the Government Agonl and
at the nmcc ol the City Clerk Cran
brook. 11. O.
Each proposal must be accompanied
bv cash, or nn accepted bank chorpio
or certificate "f deposll on ;i char-
lerwl liniili ol Canada, made payahle
to ihe undersigned In Ihe sum' „l
tinn.no. which shall be forfeited if
tin- parly tendering ileclinns lo ent-r
ii.lo ennlrnel when called upon In .l.i
so. The cash, i-lii'niii's or certificate
of depnsll ol iinsiiiTMsf.il lendnrers
will he returned fo ll.nn nnmi llie
rwiillnti of llie ennlrnel The successful tenderer will he required lo
furnish n br.iiii, hliimrll and two sureties in tin. sum of si,win tin each
f..i Hie due f.iliiliini'iii of ti,,. work
contracted for to tho satisfaction of
the Architect in charge. Upon the
execution of the bond the ensb.
cheque or ccrlincite of deposit above
liienlinnnd will he relumed In tin-
Tenders will he required on (be
basis of tlie completion of the work
for a lump or by day labor on percentage.
Tenders will not be considered unless mnde out on Ihe forms supplied
nnd siirncd wilh the actual signature
of the tenderer.
All tenders must be accompanied
wilh the names ol tlie proposed
Tbe lowest or any tender not
necessarily nocepfed.
Thos. IT. Roberts,
Oitv Clerk.
Cranhrook, It. 0., March 7th   1007.
50-1 ti
{ *
| B. C. Livery and Feed Stables
{ Blacksmith?,  Wcndwor'cers and Bicycle Repairers
, M li i j.Viin Clrriageiani Djsrini] Implements for Sale
| CRANBROOK,   B.    C.         \
| Sh >? Pmiv. 50               P. O. Ho.x 114              Barn Phone90   J
Two  Dozen   Pints   $2.50
■ -in!  ii (rr-ii*-;*'   Ti> I'inst  beverage   on  tho innrke
lor  family and  tnblo am.    Imports vigor ami
li.'.ilsli, ami tones up tin* body tfumTally
Brewor, Cranbrook   B. V   \X
■»•*. ' "*i"*l*"I**i"H -p*. "f,
The Wentworth
Clapp & Rollins,
The New Managers.
Drop in and see us any lime.    Wc are on deck 2A hours
out of the 21
hi i ns w^msmmmmmmmism
Robi nson-cKenzie Lumber Co., Ltd.
Saw and Planing Mills
All Kinds Of
Roiio;!. and Dressed Lumber
Htaocaooc5oooc ■ ocecccococ : o~m.a-.rr.
as i
00 i
A Magnificent Fashion Display
Al, Prat! hai
■   I visit.
I    Tin- British 1
A magnificent Fashion Display ol the latest and
most tip-lo-dalc ideas in
Ready=to=Wear Hats
ever shown in Cranbrook.   We extend to all a
most cordial invitation to inspect our unusually
strong   showing   of   new Spring Creati
P. S.—Our new MUSLIN BLOUSES have
arrived, and need'.::', to say lhat the si . ;
exceeds any previo is
■    ■
cltj —Reid .-, Uo
2*. hours last Sunday.
.1 iss   Chrissli
li. R.   Yates, ot 1
itor i
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II. L. T  Qalbn .
'    Ola l
\S    C R A N li K QOK.
Doll)   Vardi i Is i
oes yoi
fire   uu mpainted
Wi Cool, ol
I'atricl ,    Irom
..     (Jet out  youi   ;reen    rib-
i .-ii.
,vay to 1
J. Gilli :'.;;.
. b..    ■■• . I	
.. .Lsiuiig relatives.
■     ■     :...,<   ..... leluli	
■-.     .      ■ ■ ...     .,,3   Hall     i„   ,	
.....   pie     tup.
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\\ illi   Uu. luln ni   u inn   I ■•'. I to mio's foot.    *
wear. in.I only I'"' U|i|i  u kit, 1ml   liueiiuao ot .laiiip    ♦
We Carry i\ACPh ERSON'S
A Reliable, dusr.ntceil Bool ;:.,: Hai No Superior In Canada
' i  I   i   i , was in
■ aturday.
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Five     i
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Id nol be u
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tied from an
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Our Spring ti
show yon tho styli ■*
G. T. Rogers
' 11
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We Have Them—Just What You Want
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C. E. REID <T& CO.
The   Druggists
i j. ;
rt)BA( C OX IS1
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PICKED   UP    ADOI 1     TIIK  C11 '
Where Is your dog?
Dolly V.irden
real l ami weather.
Head Patin ire    Broi    ad. ou    thi
H.  I).     \.                    Mixture    a
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:    ■ i: ,i,i! '   tfona ivifi! ust s tho
lias         iunlh.il   Quulil ii -
i - ■■    . ! ■     tits, Ro Is, Pi « and * )ak
i    ■■ ■    i
for   baking
IS to suit the
on every
Canada sho    1   .- lln " \'J lOTEiNA
housowife in
.   to this ur£ umeii
. better buy
For Bale by
-.    '.   rRONll   AVIiMi:
1    '     ' city,
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._ ia I Hall   ,   --. ■    -
Ul'    I'
L    L.1J.     ..-Jill.
.ilia A.Sl   I U
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lli.tt    was a   ]
i a in,-ia.
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,., called bj .... • . i ... j. .. ■
. .   ..   mbeis.
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-   .
1 ll  ul       ....
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' owned b) citizens
iml idited for Immoral
L'i   .ideral le     discussion
,■ ,.•■ witb
and it was linallj
. ...... :.,....
ti ..
tt. S Baron,
James Keniwdy,
ten ivttl ami ii*-
■ on     the
ived Irom    K.
.    .      \\   U Leary,
■'■   O lltMrn and I.. Doolan and were
pools an   -nttrely or
 us   were discussed,
ii ■ ii »•) ibat all that tt-ere
lanes j filled n'iUiout
Iclaj  to   pi  teci  Un  t Itj  In case ol
It was al this juncture
bai  i   tj  Solicitoi   rhompson slated
I    Healt      Ofticei Connolly
- branch ol his
since he as health otti-
eess pools
i    ..;,; notitj    the
■ ■■ il oi         iriuation.    The
lib  oil -   :   the city    into
this     Alderman
tit the city  clerk
otify the luultli of-
lu bis     | owi is in this mat-
I'ht act  unta foi  the month    were
; .       this opt ued     up
....;;. I.-1 etwei d Hit mayor
I Al        .-. Fink, the lalti i stout-
thai    In* would    not
as clialrman     ol
ce t  iumittee until It     was
t ;     foi   b)   some re-
rty.       Mayor    Fihlay
and 6 ..a      "You can
■  . «l,     ] will pay
-..;.     but  1 waut     to
rigl 1 here ihnt    1
use to-night
.. get all     ot
. othei  stuff,    and
brtter i sue an order     for
pie who are in
■    ■ ■
.  . -     ll at   the   mayor
.....   in     tins
■   .. .   ..,...-. 1 t| do,1   replied
bouse    we
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Phone No. 56 ^>****Zl ^iT0     *
Nothing Finer Offered
1TIHI1 l-'.H I1KY Alii   rllK
HKS1    UN    i l.i     M lliKI I'     HO    l I1KM.
Campbell & Manning
i... -.
are hi
ulterni on.
look to us for
yles.—Roid & Co,
i ions.
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I !i. II. Short ai
\ h I l.i
Yo US Houl Dt Aket Hec
Ranb Roo Khe Ral Ditc Os
Tson Lytw Odo LlaRsaye
Jrows Nc.
;, Wardtie:
XTKD- Apply
Lumber   corn-
month and expensei
lieadqu; iters. 11.
dent Engineer, Cra
enient to hca
A. L. McDermo
ay fn-m Calgar;
o . 11. ngc for tl.
iry b 'it    for t.
. [•   brewery
in its email
that it     li
.     ,   II enual .
cb .is ti.u ean t M't
an) whei
■id &. Co.
Vs Ihe weather grc
ws warmi
r   i
c boys will becoim
more at
cir weekly pi,,clue
Ii is ,
hard thing to prn
lice witb
Tinometer     below
the    ii
int, but   the bovs
have stoi
v.   Hie hardships
line shape the past
il   cnlfl    v.
f tbe C
*.  1
. U   ..     -,., I the mayor,
    pat     on     Lis
......     . Items ol lobac-
.   :     pipes in   tfill   bill,'   askt-i
      .   sai I    "■ .'. men     who
. re d . lined in      it  manner should
.     - deprived uf tobacco.
-   -. . ... Ltlents be-
i .   ..."   .    loot   '■ ;i-ii     we
 '    to    use '-:■•-• people's
.   ■ ■;. tol -■ eo and pipes for
.,....■'       -• eivi . ... salary   fiom
.   ..   ■..    Kyan.
q     $9 from A. C. Bdwness,
•.■...■ liquoi  dealer, was ex-
.-.-..         hay iui the tire
.. ■ Are you sure it was
;- . ■.   tj Alderman   Mu-
I   ...   .
■:      fe«   ;.. ire pleasantries the
put     ;-  0   K. on   tbe
lispute and tbe tills were
.:.-., items were tbe regu-
lisl   foi  city officials and
.   1    2 S5 foi Clapp A: Rol-
I for pei -'-:..-   In    quar-
,     - ■" "■   loi   extra policemen
oul   : :■" :-;:  quarantine   su|>-
:.■  long discussion about
 : ., e ip| lies oi a nurse lor   a
. ..    in   .. :  ..'.:"   and finally the
.   . :.- ttec  v.   , anthorized   to
a   n.:>'.       The mayor said:
.   . .. I    - "■ any    use  ol    passing
•■"n.  ';..       ..   Ire   i-rtked   at the written
oti m lying hefore him.
.. h  ;.■■■:• is youi O. K.,'r said
'    .-.   . .
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        .    ..
..    .
b at ht    -   , .   . ■
.   .   :   . .      :
■     .   . . '     I that h
Mr, Fink    Is
rt ist   ...   .:
ion req -
Lady Caramels
Peanut Brittle
Maple Cream
Turkish Nougct
Assorted Nuts
Sailed Peanuts
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■   to    ,'t  first cl
Marysville: °
Cole, Manager
..  ,''. T. Haym
:    ■   I M
latter mai
o     ■)    .  i   i: -.
Tbe mi
■    ■   - ;     i '.
i.o all of I
;   ■■ In      this
i     ■ i        Sunday   ai .1
the . ■ ■       oi
lhc day.     There  will  bi   i ore ll.  ;-
1'       iiu re     :        hat     mon      i ■ .»
and   i :. ■■    ■ ill        f
nn   I ,,■-,-   r ,,
■   ■■    c 'ii in this city
.   .   time before,
■■ ■        P.   H Hi, secretary of the
!     '  i men's    Assoeial Ion,
P. Lui 1    Watts and T. Udgnto
ihave lefl  for Ottawa   to an,ml   tho
si ision of   I iltteu appointed
to Invest lj le I ullc ed lumber
rombine, al which ihcy will pive testimony. A. Leiteh liiav have I" go
t , in Ottawa  later for the
is no reduction on ellhc
eainsbips   for this expos
■mi be pre
-■■■■'.  I ■', -   ' ,   the v   -i   " ell   ■
I hei   reputation as a leader
. . i   , nductor assure!    - uc ■■-
'. n      The final
'  '■■   '   i  i ■'■ are not yet made, but the
"'at- to our pa- iii
♦ trona in tin* St. Maryu valloy. ♦  2
Marysville. Good prices made in \ ^
tbe string.    Grows Nest Pass  Lum-jX
on the   general [i
Alberta,       with
Wotaskiwln.     The
have   creameries
Leduc, and   will
that the farmer p
♦ i ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦■>♦♦♦♦♦•>   'ini'l'iis   iniur'1'
♦ I ♦
♦ i*
.■: ge,     but     al
.   inal qualities I
lomestly   brewed
:     , !, ntec    bi ■■
. tide    in    every i
li Di rmi ;    can consi   i
,.. to in se< in i     I
famous beer, ni
• ...'It   (if  tiii1  Cr   : I
re the opportu ., ,, :.
"■■!   heer both in  ....    „{|    ,-., . .   : .,     ,,...,   ,
\\ VNTED—H) i- '
■ rth   a girl foi ,:. „,,    s, ,i,  , ■  \\  ■■ • ,
.: be   Harris,    v n.u row     rape I      week
i.   .in tin   i. attached 1       ear ol lui   ii .   ....
low n, ami sold out at Wattsbui    and slai ti il
Ueal company,     ;.     i   :   - ■.   to pull <■■!' on io tbe    ■ in line   >1
from a trip   to tli ■ intry,
.Mr. Hani- has I    i itierslup
wi:!: George    Han
the    \ '.'   '-     '     I
■ .  ■
I,       . :.
the en
.   ■   ■ vouched
•   .
■ : not let
. ■   .   . ..;     Harry
it i    lei    and i 1
'. ':'   •    ■      Ryan then
Fink simply
. -
I   aecoi to t
preval V littb     oi
■   ' ■ ■ .
.    ■ I Alder-
-; nd i    : bad   n-
incil chamber durini"
> heated d
;       council called     lo oi h i
every mayoi
i )  Clerk Roberts
\ l ■■     ;■■!■'■ Gray,   i
licit ai
r Ken '
■    ■      . ■.
;■.   ■        ■ ■     ■ tion    ol
■    ■    ■    ■
from .1.     P. Arm
rehil work    i
I      '
i    !   ■
'.   ■  d iyi i      ■ I know, hut we may.
::. this later."
lo you mean, when wc   go
■■; li :    asked Mr. Ryan.
Yes,     raid ihe mayor.
Then   Mr.     Ryan   remarked some-
abi ■■' a country where H never
'' C wan    asked   what
" -   i'"   .   e  about gambling In
■■ city,      Someone suggested mat-
■    ;   tbat  kind were up to the po-
'-■'.'s. As the mayor
■ oi ly   member ol the commis-
on    '  the present tune, although it
rstood 1 ■■'. Alderman    Ryan
Ri III) ■ i. ive been    ap-
: to iii! iciest, he said
would i lose en rytnlng     u[*
• '■ ild  ■:■ I .i policeman.
' Where, Kimhcr-
■.!•-.-i .< little fencing bjiwcen
■   Ryan, the
I the council
rned, the    hour being nearly   l
d      re need be    no
kim   .  .is the Kim-
dM not leave until 7.30
■ . i lo k
■nd thu! en led one ol the warmest
of the Cranbrook council.
There will be a mectine; ot the One
i ('1u!j at the council chamber
I v i ■ ening, March Sth.    Be sure
25c. Per Day.
c. c. s.
*iii.ii[ih-il   villi Mi
*|nbiliiv us n ni.ii"
1 her company.
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Iltllcta tlut this firm ■■ >l be a ' great
«> Biicccss. The man] Irlomls of Mr.
0  Harris and his e lira I le »ife rcgrel
* lhc   circumstances   that will     Like
• i!.ni'. away from Crnnbrook, but
JJ trust    Ihni. they   will l'u.,1 happlnesj
nl prosperity    wlieli-vi-r  tlu-y     m.iy
Ywir Credit  is (iond
ul the C. C. S.
H.O0, Sl.OII,  S.'.SS. £6.00, S7.00
l'.'   ll"   II::;
ll    ■   1
. .    inns,         . , lain-
on culling
11   :  I    IUi !                 .   ,,;.
'.:':. was nit ptett.
Oar, s'llii.iti :. wrote    a
lot  ■ e pat    -iii of  an
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w           The Loading Frail Store
j Easter Flowers and Ferns
ceount   foi
scavenger wi rk none In
Thi   v...      ferred    lo
■ olicii
.1    V.   ".
Mnkham apprarcd to ask
the i'.v.'.' .   ol Ihe   by-
foi              :.lures to
5     KIIEBH  l.i:nlV|'. HAD181IK8,
I                     IIIIUDAIIII
'   ■    Trades    and
♦ Phone 76           Armstrong Ave.
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News of the District
Written by Bright Correspondents and Gleaned from Newspapers
Mr, Brown, ol Uu J- »■ AfUdowii
company, Ot Nelson, was Is town
Uus week.
Mr Bonnet cans ia . •»£,,?*''#
h liniseusoulli al <"• t"*v
A busb.1 of i»v^ "u;Hl""'s '"'"
lowed b, . ueck ot trouble,
Mr u. Hoover, U. S. ousU-ml <*-
naVtmeot, ol Gateway, Montana, was
in torn a «'w hours this week »ha
„°g SisiVrtth bis many friends- M.
loom is without a doubt one «
!!ru,ost popular government ofUmls
l^meT.ron.   the Slate  o.    ok
Where tihey never huve the Wut's,
XX the capteln WH; *+&»*
And Uie colonel kills the booze.
Where the horses are so pretty
And the women-they are too
Where they shoot   men just tor pas
When there's nothing else to do.
Where you go out in the morning,
.lust to give your health a chance,
And they brim*, you home .it    uisht
With ihe buckshot in your pants
Where the owl's afraid to hollow
And the birds don't dure to sing
Kor it's h 1 i" Old Montana
Where they shoot them on the wing
He would sell the shirt on his back
to help a comrade in distress and lay
down his life for you after. May the.
salute preserve him and heaven be
bis last resting place.
A. TJ, lugham, ol Sheep Mountain,,
' was a Fernie visitor this week.
Mr. Pugh, ot Pugh & Livingston,
lUx-'k   Creek mills,    left for Okotoks
Thursday to visit bis family.
Still man O'Neal came down from
.lamay Sunday to attend divine service.
A good man may do good, but a
good woman cannot help it.
His wife was given to making obvious remarks. Kor instance, Sunday morning he was standing in front
of the mirror with his face well
lathered and a ra/or in his hand,
and walking up to him she asked,
"Are you shaving?" "No," he
answered, "I'm blacking the kitchen
stove." "Where are you, out driving or down at the river fishing?"
W. S. McEwen entertained a large
party ol gentlemen to a chicken
supper Saturday evening at Convention hall, Elko. Covers were laid
for twenty. The tables were full
und from the commencement of the
festivities to the close, the occasion was a merry one. ,W. Art Wilson was master of ceremonies. The
feature of the evening was the
comedy sketch by "C. Burgess," of
native life on the west coast of
Africa. A comic song entitled.
'How Mrs. Murphy's Dress Got
Caught in the Wringer," by Fred
Koo. Mr. McKwen entertained his
friends with several songs and also
gave his original impersonation of
"Har4 Boiled Egg." It was a very
pleasant affair aad enjoyed by all
A. 0, Donahue, representing the
Hudson's Bay company, of Vancouver, was inhaling the hyacinth tinted
o/.one ol this health resort Monday.
Many men try to find tbe deserving
poor by looking in * mirror.
"Say, Lily, this meat's as tough as
leather." "Yes, sir, you asked for
saddle of mutton, sir.
Grizzly Pet*-, from the Blue Star
runchT was in town riding the worst
uuhroke broncho that ever jumped
through a collar, with his back
humped up like a rainbow.
W. M. Bradley, timekeeper for the
North Star Lumber company, at Jaf-
fray, was down to Elko this week on
business for the Arm.
An affair that proved exceedingly
pleasant was the birthday party
given by Mr. and Mrs. John Mott, to
their daughter, Miss Bessie. The
dining room was prettily decorated
with bunting and tlie color scheme
was pink, and was carried out with
splendid effect in carnations. Delicious refreshments w«-re served to Uninvited guests. The evening was devoted to games and amusements,
suited to make the invited guests
•loseph Lee, who runs tbe grist mill
and shoeing forge, at Gateway,
Mont,, stopped oft in Elko on Ms
way to the northwest looking for a
location to move his whole plant.
Tom Quirk, the cattle king of
Tobacco Plains, is lying at death's
door in the hospital at Whlteflsh,
Tommy Youatt was visiting his
old time friends in Cranbrook this
Idleness Is the key to beggary and
the root of all evil. If you don't
believe it come to Elko and we'll
show you several cases in full
"Pass me    the butter, please, good
Tte landlady did cry.
"Madam, It is not passable,"
The boarder made reply.
J. Johnston, manager for Pugh &
I-iving-ston, was ft Fernie visitor this
week on business connected with the
Imported from Dublin and served for
Sunday evening's dinner at the Hoffman bouse.
Mrs. line and daughter were Elko
visitors this week from Kcrnie.
The sulphur and molasses time is
drawing near.
The ice cream season started In
Klko Sunday amt uot a mostpHto in
A bin sttike of copper is reported
at the Independence mine, Tobacco
Plains. The Chicago people are
getting ready to commence work on
the Copper Kettle group, and efforts
are being made to bond the Copper
CHant, belonging to Mr. Phillipps, ol
Hill Leacey says hush money is
cash paid tor boo thing syrup. We
sympathize with bim.
There's a good site and opening in
Elko tor a doll's eye factory,
It's a foolish girl who gives her
beau the mitten now the Ice cream
season is coming on.
P, McConnell, ol Prince Edward Island Kootenay river, was in town
several timi's this week, stating thai
the river would be open for navigation and duck shooting in a tew
The trappers are coming in with
some nice hunches of fur and receiving fancy prices for them.
Truthful Teddy remarked in bis
sermon Sunday that the woman who
can make good butter, darn socks
to a fo/./le, cook a meal that tickles
her Imshainl clear to the waistbands, and keep the children's neck
and ears clean, seldom figures iu a
divorce case.
The Adolph Lumber company nn
preparing to start their mill about
March 15th.
F. Nash is recovering from a
severe attack of mental biliousness.
II. Urnuhart wns a Kcrnie vlsltoi
on Feb Stub.
P. McConnell, of the Royal hotel,
has returned from a visit to bis old
liome in Dublin, Out.
The Paynes Lake lodge, No. 77"
of the Independent Order of Ancienl
Snake Charmers, will hold their annual meeting in the section house ai
Dorr on .March 27th.
Joseph McConnell was a visitor ai
the lake on Saturday.
Mr. Peter Regan, of Toronto, is
visiting his brother-in-law, Mr. .las,
F. W, Adolph was in Cranbrook on
Peter Backs and Harry Urquharl
were out on the ice on Sunday, and
were showing the people of Haynes
some "down east flips" in tbe scientific art of skating.
Mr. and Mrs. K. Nash were out to
Rock Creek on Saturday.
Al. Graham, carpenter and gen
eral wood worker for Ross Bros.,
was a visitor at the Cook house on
Lost: Our "Sky Pilot."
No wonder the bachelors of Bay nes
are getting fat. Porkchop three
times a day.
Three prominent G, N. employees,
accompanied by the French ambassador, took a pump handle trip south
as far as Dorr on Sunday and returning called nt the Royal hotel for
Rev. Cosgrave was detained in the
orange grove south of here anil as a
result could not he wilh his people
at the lake on Sunday.
Ahead is
ur great bye-word   and
A new dairy known as the "Nelson
Dairy," of which Mr. L. T. Hurry li
manager, have bought nearly It)
acres of land at the foot of the hill
and intend slatting a milk ranch on
a large scale, a bam building to accommodate a hundred milking cows
is being put up, also a milkbouse,
horse, barn, chicken house and dwelling bouse are to be erected to commence the supply about'the beginning
ol May. Mr. Hurry has bad fifteen
years experience in the dairy business
and anticipates prosperity. The cbii-i
center of supply will be Nelson and
the neighboring towns east of here.
Messrs. Stewart & Leveque have
bought Frank Putnam's butcher store
The business changed hands on Monday morning last,
A barge sank with fifteen loaded
cars of coke at the slip at Kootenav
Landing. The freight traffic has
been delayed until the cars can be
taken out by a tug.
Thousands of ties and poles    have
been loaded here this last week    to
be   shipped principally   on   to the
There    was several   people .doubled |   Miss Siddons, after paying a   visit
,ir orders fox turkey that J. Mott here for nearly the whole ot the win
ter with her uncle, Mr. George Laurie, left for Cranbrook yesterday and
will leave there for her home in
Moose Jaw shortly.
Mr. Copeland, late of Cowley, was
down from Lethbridge this week.
Millmen are complaining nt great
scarcity of ears.
Mr. nnd Mrs A. French, or Kaslo,
are visit mi; Mrs. Willoughby a nil
have bought two lots adjoining J. J.
(ir.nlv's and are going  to build    Im-
Mi aud Mrs . Barton, of Cranhrook, were down on Saturday and
left Sunday.
Arthur Dickson was up in Nelson
this week on Important business.
Tin* new Methodist church is expected to be opened the first week 111
The Lord's Day Act not having
come in force was not observed horo
hist Sunday, but we are glad to hear
ihat the storekeepers are coming to
,i mutual agreement lo place up
notices that after a certain time
they intend closing on Sunday. This
will be a vet) welcome feature.
t .♦
Mr. and Mrs. Darling left for
Camrose last week and expect to be
ibscut foi some considerable time.
Mrs. Darling will pay a visit to her
lather at Sedgwick.
Our genial constable, Fred Lofsch,
is meantime in Toronto enjoying a
well-earned vacation. His place is
being taken by .1. II. Jcwltt.
Mr. and Mrs. Brown, of the Union
hotel, have now returned from their
lengthy trip to Ontario.
Many will hear wilh regret that
Miss Robertson has tendered her resignation to the school board, owing
to ill-health. Miss Robertson's re-
■.fgnation takes effect at the end of
this month.
On Sunday Inc. local battalion of
the Rampasture rifles held a church
parade. Tbe battalion was formed
up by Capt. Andrews, and headed bv
the band they marched to the church
where an appropriate service was
held by Air. Macconncll.
While Charles Stewart was engag*-
■d feeding one ot the planers on
Tuesday be was .struck by a heavy
board on the left arm, which was
severely injured and necessitated his
removal to the hospital.
Carpenters are at present busily
engaged on the erection of a large
nlilition.il lodging bouse for the
Crows Nest Piiss Lumber company.
This lodging house will have ample
accommodation for about forty men.
Mr, Lund has left for Ottawa
where he will give evidence before Ihe
commission appointed hy tin* Dominion government to Investigate tlie
alleged lumber combine.
Notwithstanding the fact that the
Lord's Day Alliance Act went into effect ou March 1st, everything will go
along in the same old way so far as
Moyie is concerned. Superintendent
W."T. White informed the Leader this
morning that as yet he had no instructions to close down the St.
Eugene, and that therefore the mine
would be iu operation to-morrow as
usual. Tbe provincial government
will, at tbe Tom ing session, Introduce
legislation regarding the Lord's Day
Observance Act. The executive have
now the question under consideration,
and will make a decision very shortly, as to the stand tbey will take.
Pending such decision, no prosecutions, will be authorized or assented
to. This action on the part of the
government means that the Sunday
Observance bill will not he put In
force next Sunday as expected.
Messrs. MoTnvlsh & Cameron gave
a aiand dance at the Hole] Kooto
nay Wednesday evening and a big
crnjyd look Mil-outage of the opportunity of having a good time. A
dainty lunch wns served nt midnight, The Kootenay is enjoying ev-
celtent palronage, and the new proprietors have every reason to ho
pleased with their venture.
The Movie 0 lull held a meeting
in C. A, Koote's store Thursday afternoon nnd elected the following officers: W. P. While, honorary pre
sideut; R. Campbell, picsident, W. IV
Bromley, Becretnry-trensiirrr: A, W,
Mavis, field captain. The eluh will
meet every Thursday afternoon at tlm
recreation grounds for practice,
Gc. Leask nnd -John Hutchison
were up from Cranbrook Thursday tn
n-djust Mie fire loss on the Karrell
Arthur Dandurand   was called    to
Rossland 1 his week by a telegram to
the effect lhat his father was dangerously ill.
J. Peck MacSwain, one nf Ihe best
printers that ever came over Ihe pike,
eturned to Cranhrook Tuesday. Peck-
was employed in the Leader office
turning out some artistic work) for
our many patrons.
Chas. Farrell was up from Pineher
Station on a visit. His manv
friends are pint sod to hear that he
was not hurt .dtiously a short  time |
go when he was repairing the gas
tgbting plant in connection with his
A new fire ball, to cost in the
neighborhood or $750.
Town to be lighted by electricity.
Local telephone system and connection witb long distant tines.
A bank.
These are a few of the improvements which Moyie will have very
shortly. The board of trade is putting forth every effort to bring them
about   and ns quickly as possible.
An enthusiastic meeting was held
Monday evening and all of these matters were thoroughly discussed.
Desaiilnier. McTavish and Smyth
were appointed a committee on electric lights.
White. Macdonald and Farrell were
appointed a coiiiir.it tee on tiie fin-
c A. Fooie tendered his resignation as chief of the lire brigade, nml
R Campbell was elected to succeed
The board will ai'.ain meet next
Wednesday   evening    in    the Leader
ollice, when the reports of the committees  will he heard.
(From The Fernie Ledger.)
Thos. Whcluu returned Thursday
evening trom Napa nee, Ontario,
whither 4ic bad gone to attend the
funeral ol bis mwtlier, as announced
iu Inst week's issue.
Mrs. W. W. Tutlk* left last Tuesday morning over tbe 0. N., bound
for Belllngham, Wash., where she expects to remain for a month or two
visiting her sister, who resides at
that place.
Dr. Higgins has submitted a proposition to nn order of the Sisters of
Charity to lake over his Home Hospital, This proposition is being seriously considered by those to whom
il has been submitted, and it is very
possible Hint iis a result ihere will be
a large, well equipped hospital erected in Feruie this spring, large enough
lo accommodate all local patients
and to take cure of any outside
cases, Such an Institution would he
a great addition to our city, but ihe
grea-tesl benefit. would accrup to
those who arc so unfortunate as to
require the care such an institution
could give them, and everybody in-
lerested in the welfare of suffering
humanity will welcome such an *"
st it ul ion.
(From Tbe Fernie Free Press.)-
Many settlers are coming in over
the Cl" N. It. and are leaving via the
C. I". R, for Alberta points.
The I. 0. 0, F. at home that was
to bave taken place on March li, has
been postponed until March 13.
Airs. Oldland returned on Sunday
from Pennsylvania, where she has
been- visiting friends for some
Alderman John I). Quail and Henry
W. Hcrchmer have been appointed
police commissioners for the city of
Fernie. Their appointment was
gazetted last week,
W. fi. Purcell, wife and child, ar-
rivpd iin Morulay from AyImer,
Quebec, where tbey spent the winter.
Mr. Purcell intends to remain here.
lie was struck with the good times
prevailing in the east, and he ' says
that Ihe wave of prosperity in Canada extends from ocean to ocean.
Rev. H. K. Cosgrove, of Calgary,
passed through Fernie last week on
bis way to Klkmoiith, where he will
represent tbe Presbyterian interests
of that district.
Wm. Forsythe bad to undergo an
operation this week as the result of
a frozen toe that was reported last
A hockey match hetween tbe P.
Burns Co." and the Trites-Wood Co.
was played In the Fernie rink on
Tuesday evening, resulting in a
draw, each side obtaining two goals.
Tbe ga me ca me to an rni-
fortunntc termination after 40
minutes' play, Mr. J.
Gusty received a broken nose in a
collision with Mr, Armstrong. Tlie
game was referred by Rev. H. R.
Grant. The line-up'was: P. Burns
Co.: Miller, Gusty, Crawford, Warren, M.Master, Mayer and McDonald. 'Trites-Wood Co.: Hicks, Armstrong, Lockbart. Edgecombe^ Mc-
Leod, Podbleluncik and McDonald.
Rev, Fathers    Ta vernier and Mols-
ter, Ihe resident priests, this week
oved into their new home on the
of Mncpherson avenue and
street. This fine concrete
ng is one of the most commod-
ind substantial buildings in tbe
There arc wide ba'ls on both
. ami the numerous rooms are
fl so as to give the occupants the,
greatest amount of convenience. The
building is provided with electric
light, telephone, hot watpr heat, and
all  the oilier latest  improvements.
laid o
Mrs. Cornell, who has been ill at
Hn* hospital, is iu a very low condi-
tion, Wo are informed that her
mother, who resides in the Okanagan,
has been sent for.
Harry Meredith, who Is employed
in Um grocery department of the
TiitesAVifoif company store here,
leaves on the 201b of next month for
the Edmonton district.
T. Trunin, master mechanic, who
has been troubled for some time with
hvumatism, left this week ou a
visit to Banff,   where he will     take
dvnntagc of  the hot springs.
Percy Talbot, who bas been employed by Dr. McSorley as nurse in
the hospital here for some time, left
on Tuesday for Coleman. Mr. Talbot, whose good work as nurse bas
been recognized by all, will be much
There wns great rejoicing in the
caboose and boarding house when
the quarantine for smallpox was
lofted here on Honday at
midnight, The six men from the
caboose celebrated the occasion with
torches and marched down to greet
their comrades In the hoaitiijig house.
We are pleased to say tbat up to   the
present   time no    other eases    have
developed here and  that  the scare at
Michel is practically over.
dissolved, Mr. Ladderoute retiring.
Mr. Patterson will continue the business. Mr. Ladderoute left during the
week for Edmonton where he bas accepted a position.
The school authorities    are endeav-
  oring to bave all school children vac-
{*r\t rtCM J)ciliated but are meeting with     con-
UULUClX Jlsiderable    difficulty owing to foolish
X X ' prejudice among some of the ignorant
♦♦♦♦»♦»»»»»♦•♦♦♦•»♦»♦♦♦ |clQSS a£ai,ist vaccination.
(From The Golden Star.)
Capt. Armstrong is at Spillima-
chene looking after bis mining property, the Giant.
Mrs. Evans came trom Wilmer on
to-day's stage, and left,1 on the east-
bound Tor Gleicbcn, where she will
join her husband.
A report is current to the effect
that J. C. Greene, proprietor of the
Queen's hotel, has given an option on
his property to local hai ties for
A couple of hotel changes were
made last week whereby Dave Bowes
took possession of the Kootenay
House amt James Sherlock relink|iuish-
ed charge of the Strand hotel at
O. D. Hoar returned last night
from an extended business trip to
Manual Dainard left nn this morning's eastbomid train for Montreal.
lie was summoned there ot the Instance of L. O. Armstrong, head of
the immigration and tourist department of the C. P. It. Railway company. Mr. Dainard is one of a number who have been similiarly selected
from various points of British Columbia and the (Northwest by this
department to meet in Montreal after
which thev will, as a body, proceed
to New York and other large American cities, for the purpose of advancing tbe merits of their several
districts as to resources, hunting ami
toutfitting capabilities. Tbe methods
adopted to cxtoll the virtues of this
country will he hy lectures, personal
descriptive talks and pamphlet distribution. By exerting the most
influence tbey will attend all the
principal exhibitions and resorts,
or such places as are likely to reach
tbe class of people it is desired to
get in touch. In mooting this plan
Ihe C. P. R. have added a distinctly
new feature to their already many
advertising methods and should prove
of great assistance in bringing this
country in closer touch with our
American friends to Ihe south. Mr.
Dainard expects to he away for about
six weeks.
The body of    Walter McRae,    who
died Thursday morning, was shipped
east Thursday evening and was accompanied by' Mrs. McRae, the moth
er and ber brother, Alex. Cameron
Wm. Gray is taking charge of the
jewelry store of Alex. (.aim-ton (luring Mr. Cameron's absence in the
(From The Frank Paper.)
J. W. Ashdown bad the misfortune
Sunday to lose his finely bred draft
stallion.    The cause is not definitely
be causi
kmown as two veterl
gent opinions.
'Maries gave diver-
Steve Maiiahaii, formerly proprietor
of the Coleman hotel nt Coleman returned to the Pass Monday after an
extended visit to his old home io
New Hampshire. Mr. Manahan expects to go to the Yellowbead Pass
in the spring-
Dr. G. I-I. Malcolmson returned
.Monday morning after an absence of
two months spent at Blairmore,
where he went to take a post graduate course. Dr. Malcolmson visited Ottawa both coming and going
and accomplished some good results
In several matters iu which he was
authorized to act lor tbe board of
Contractor Moritio who has the
contract to open the channel of Ihe
river through the slide, bas a big
crew of men at work and is making
good progress. A track hns been
laid on which a push car is run and
the rock is being removed, making
an unobstructed channel forty feet
wide. The work should be completed in another week ot two aud when
finished there should lie no occasion
to fear a flood from the water of
the lakes rising.
Superintendent Erickson who was
in town a short time Saturday, stated to The Frank Paper that the first
work be will do on the line this season will be to start the construction
of the station, assurance of which,
was giv,en hy Mr. Jamieson the week
before. Mr. Rrjckson said the station will be what is known as a No.
2 type or a size larger than the new
Coleman station. It will be no built
that it can be moved whenever the
change in the main track is marie if
that is ever done.
The crosscut being driven by the
Coal company to open the west
seam is now in about MO feet and
Mnnairer Moor expects to cut the coal
any day now. Plans are being laid
to drive both wavs, when tbe seam Is
encountered, with a view to getting a
good sized output from the seam in a
*4iorf time. The company also intends sinking a slope from the main
entry and work will be started as
soon as the necessary equipment can
he installed.
The railway committee or ihe federal parliament has decided tn recommend favorahlv n bill granting a
charter Jo Ihe Great West Railway
company for a railroad up the North
Fork, The proposed charter authorizes a line from Cowley up the North
Fork and thence hy n route to lie
selected, to Mie main line of the C.
P. R., a line from Frank up Gold
Creek to the North Fh*-V line, another from the North Fork line at
about Willow Creek, down that
stream to the C. A- F. and another
from the Crows Nest line, south to
the boundary.
An exciting skating race took
place Monday evening at, the rink
between Hamilton and Dunlop, the
two local fast ones. The race was
for half a mile ami was won bv Hamilton by three quarters of a lap. The
race was for a" gold medal offered by
the management of the rink. It was
the first time Dunlop had ever been
The   partners!) i p    hetween    Ada m
Patterson and     Charles Ladderoute,
less-Ms of tin Pacific hotel, has  been
Murphy & Fisher,
Parliamentary,     Departmental    and
Patent Office  Agents.
Practice Before Railway Commission
Charles Murphy. Harold Fisher.
It. J. Galbraitb returned Irom Spokane last week, where he had been on
business in connection with the sale
of his mine. The price is saitl to be
in the neighborhood or 130,000,
Dr. Smith is looking after Dl
Alders practice tinting Ihe laMci'*-
temporary absence [rum town.
Mrs.  It.  Sleeves
town last week.
of Frank,  was
The "Jolts
and "Jars"
of Life
are what use people up,
Most people live pretty well up to the
limii of their powers, and so long as
everything Roes smoothly thnt is
apparently all right; but a "jolt" or
a "jar" in the shape of business
worries, domestic anxieties, or an
attack of l.a Grippe, Pneumonia,
Typhoid, or other wasting disease,
suddenly reveals ihe fact that there is
a sad lack of reserve force to meet
tlie*-e contingencies and the result is
serious, often fatal. A wise man will
see ui it that his system is fully
foitified against sudden attack. To
aita,u this result nothing is so sure
ami effective as
Thi-; fact bas been fully established by
actual experience. It, therefore, you
feel you ate not in lirst-. lass shape
physically, ilo not fail to lake a course
of FERROL nt once. It contains Cod
Liver Oil, Iron ami Phosphorus—just
what you need, it is easy to lake, never
fails, and you
** Know
What You Take"
Druggists - Cranbrook.B. C
A comfortable home,
with 7 rooms ami u
Imtli room, hot ami
cold water; fire-place.
Address, " Herald,"
Cranbrook, B. C.
Improved Pacific Coast
Leive NELSON 7.30 a. m.
Arr. Vancouver II.50 noon
Arr.    Victoria   5.45 p,
Vancouver — Victoria Route
S. S. Princess Victoria
Victoria  - Seattle Route
S. S. Princess May
Standard Sleeping Car
Nelson-Slocan City
Berths $1 car can he occupied
ut Nelson Union llejiot 11. p in
I'.ir il.-tiiilt.il infiiriii.tiiiii, ii|.|.lv ti.
tii-ul agenlH.
A. 11. I'. ...
II  I'. A ,
NKI.aoN. 11.0.
Livery *&
Teama snd driven fomlihtd for say
point In the district,
A. DOVI.R, Marnftr
OllESOBNT LlililiE No. ilii
Cranbrook, 11. C.
Meets everv Tue»iluy at 11 p. m. si
New Fraternity Hall.
T. M. Iti.licrts, K.R.*S.
J. A. Arnold, O.O.
Visiting  kretliren  cordially Invite*
to attend.	
,0.».F. Key City I •.,.
No. 41. Vests stern
'5E"*w» Hnndav night al
New Fraternity Hull. Sojourn.
lnK O'liiti-llowe eurdlatly tnvllcd.
I'lius. Smith, v. II. McKay,
N. U. Sec'y.
iraiibriiok l.udgc, Nil. 11
A. I-'. M- M-
Itegular niMtlap on
the third Thursday,
ot svny month.
VlnlttDf sretk.M welcomed.
W. K. Alritlgc, Sec'y,
11. A. Ucale, W. H.
Cranbrook Aerie 967
Meet every Weilnesduy evening   st
II u.ui. lu U, ol L. P. Hall.
Dr. L'ulliu Aerie l'hysician
P. O. Box 28.
Chas. Smith, W.P.
M. U. Hillings, Secretary.
Visiting brethren cordially Invited.
Meet at B. ol L. V. Hall 2nd and
1th Saturday each month.
Visiting hrethren always welcome
T. Buyter, Jns. E. Lsrrlnn,
W. M.
Barrister, Solicitor, Etc.
I      C. H. DUNBAR
J   Barrister, Solicitor, Notary
I Public, Etc
»   Cranbrook,    -    •    B. C.
Physicians and Surgeons.
OSes at Residence, Armstrong A'.,
Forenoons .... I.St te   11
Afternoons ■ • • • ISO to I.M
Evenings a a • . • Ml to I.It
CHANBROOK :,    ::    it    IS    B. O,
DR. P. G. KlNOi
i lo 11 a.in,
1 to   t p.m.
T to  I p.m.
Office sad residence on Armstrong aft
• to 12 a.m,
1 to   I p.m.
lie  lis.
Office Is new ReM block
Dominion nnd Provincial
Land Surveyor
Resilience.   Cecil  Prest's
Former Home
Qeo. R. Leask & Co
Our work 1h our iittveitiHtuiiuiit, but i
(nil thin ad In llie I lei iilil Jin
Hll|l|lllrliZ.t* It.
Near l.ower inuHlioii-* Avenue,
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A. W. McVittie
| Dominion and Provin- i
I cia. Land Surveyor. <
H.H. McVittie
Qeneral Agent
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For that run-down
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The long winter evenings are here
and this is an opportunity of a life time.
F. E. SIMPSON, Manager Herald
Hatry Stanley, a Reservist, was
charged at Slough with causing the
deauh ot bis liule sister. Alice, on
Saturday by shooting ber. Accused
pleaded he did not know tbe gun was
loaded, and he was discharged.
The fines nnd costs imposed last
vear on motorists iu Huntingdonshire
amounted to £1,276 7s. 7d.
Dean Pigon, ol Bristol, was fined
at tbe Bristol police court lor allowing the deanery chimney to be on
Tbe Duchess ol Albany openid at
Liverpool a new children's Infirmary,
which tins lMt-ii erected nt a cost of
It Is said the proposed Mersey dock
dues uiy nut wholly Ires Irom blame
lot the desertion ol Liverpool by big
A London newspaper deolnros that
the completion of the Channel tunnel
will spell ruin lo the English fruit
Kirkby-in-Ashneld parish church, a
fine old Nottinghamshire edifice of
Norman date, has been' almost completely destroyed by fire.
Peter Appleton, a gardener, ot
Hartlord, Northwlcb, has died irom
erysipelas, set up by a thorn getting
Into the little i finger ol his right
"We shall soon not be able to live
without a certificate from the London
county council," said Mr. Wvatt, the
coroner, at au Inquest in London.
A French syndicate bas got an option by huv up a coal field at Swansea. If the negotiations are completed all tlie coal worked will bo exported to France.
TWs remarto was called forth by the
statement ol a witness that the
wheels ot a motor trolly were of
steel In accordance with the London
county council regulations.
Mr. William Bashal Pard, retired
rmwuhcturer, of WMlinell, Lancashire, who died last November, has
left legacies amounting to over
£270,000. The total charitable bequests reach £18,000.
The school children at Hilden-
borough. Kent, who formed a profitable bee keeping companv recently,
have now started a canteen, which
has proved equallv successful. A
cup of good cocoa is sold for a farthing.
flowers which weie Intended fur th.-ii
bridal bouquets. Aftt-r the fiiiicr.il
tlie mourners went to the house ol
the dead gill's lather, where tin-
wedding cake was cut.
Recently one ot the four Hiiinli.-i
works in Coventry was ji.uii.illy ili-s-
troyed by fire, aii.1 some SOO bonds
thrown out „( employment. Notwithstanding this, arrangements
were made to take a tobacco lactory
in Coventry, anil the following day
500 hands were at work converting
this into an up-to-date motor works.
One week later tlie new works were
in complete operation, anil tiie will,Iiui the rio.i employees at work. It is
not   merely a     temporary structure
which has taken  the place of  Ihe old
A Itll     |il.
works,    but
motor    lactory,
hencl.es nnd every
most modem lines.
At the present moment the wealthiest British woman living Is a Welsh
woman, and more, she is single. Miss
Emily Charlotte Talbot was ..ne of
the three children ol Mi. Christopher
Talbot, a popular M. I' ni tin- iiikI-
Victnlia era. The only sun died in
•nirly youth, and Miss Talbot's sister, somewhat youngei than herself,
became the wife, lust tortj vein-.
ago. of Mr. Fletcher, ,.i Saltoun
Miss Talbot remained at h e keeping house for her lather ..' llto beautiful Margum Alflii-v, Glamorganshire, and on his death, which look
place some sixteen years ajso, his devoted elder daughter found bersell utt
his sole executrix, and owner nl all
the Talbot real estale, valued in
about a million and a hall sterling,
as also of a reversionary Interest in
huge trust fund in consols.
A start has been made with the
laying of the underground toicgrnph
wires between Edinburgh ami Glasgow.
Mr. J. O. A. Balrd, ex-M. P~for
the Central Division ol Glasgow, has
decided not again to liccome a candidate for parliament.
Sir   John   Cheyue, stain of Hi-n-
■ •- *-   -«-i »rncuratot ol the
Mr i; J. Guthrie. M. A., K
"*     St   justice,   in   room of
Kyllaeuy, resigned.
A considerable portion ol tin- Alex
J-ii.     works,    Villi, ill   l.even, be
KiV* toJtaJW£t*£ri, lire
Mr. Fred L. Davis, chairman ot
the owner's side of tin- South Wales
Coal Conciliation board, has Riven
-£1.000 towards the establishment of
a school of mines in connection with
the university ot South Wales and
Edward Odium, a dairyman, who
was charged at, the Southwestern police court, London, with watering
milk, saW that the water (Irop]ied
into the milk from the inspector's
umbrella while he was taking sample*!
for analysis, lie was fined 10s. and
A cook who sued her late mistress
at the Blo-omsbury county court for
wages in ,. jilace of' notice complained
that there were no ornaments in her
room and only a small strip of carpet near her bed. "No ornaments!
What are things coming to?" said
Judge Bacon.
It was stated during the trial of a
suit for defamation of character;at
the Acerington comity court by a
man who had been accused of stealing
purse, that after the accusation was
made the accuser discovered that her
cat was sitting on the purse. An
apology was tendered and accepted.
Miss Ellen Elizabeth Carr, who
was admitted to the Royal Hospital
for Incurables, Putney Heath, in the
year 1868, died recently after being
an inmate of that institution for 39
years. Although suffering from au
incurable disease, Miss Carr maintained to the last, a cheerful and
contented disposition.
Viscount Tredegar, at a dance
which he gave to his servants at
Tredegar Park, said he had a plan by
"which most of us could be relieved
of those two wearisome questions,
Mie education and suffragist problems. I should like the suffragists
to marry tbe passive registers, and
go away for a long honeymoon,'
A shocking accident is reported
from BuMsbury, Kssex. A farm
hand named Frederick Attrldge, aged
fifteen, went into a stable with his
brother, Bertie, aged twelve, and observing a muzzle-loading gun, picked
it up to show the younger boy. The
trigger being touched the gun exploded, Bertie being instantly killed.
At North Sheen, near Richmond,
Elizabeth Hardant, wife of a foreman
scavenger, drowned her four-months-
old baby boy in a tub, and committed suicide by hanging herself. She
also attempted to strangle another
child, aged sixteen months, but the
latter was in no danger. The discovery of the tragedy was made by
her husband on returning from work.
The paper mills of Messrs. Edward
Lloyd (Limited) at Sitlinghourne—
building which cover an area of nearly a mile in circumference, and turn
out daily some three thousand miles
of paper for London and provincial
newspapers—was the scene of a serious fire recently. One of the three
main engines, a boiler-house, and one
papermaklng store were destroyed.
and tin
longing «« ....
company, has been dcstroyi
the   damage    'being   estimated     at
The committee in charge of the
public memorial to he erected to the
memory of Mr. Donald Cameron, ol
Loohiel, lord lieutenant of i**»".-«
shire, have received a gr
spouse to their appeal.
.lames Oirdwood, aged thirty,     i
discharged   private ol the     1st Sea
forth Highlanders, who was t
home to Edinburgh, fell
t, of    tin
Midland express_*±™^J™
bo two    last   mentioned   places,
two as Crookst.m and Curdonald.
Mniui out, ihe scheme "-'ill   add
uiu to lhc population of Uie city,
increase    the   valuation of the
,■ bj  £370,000.      A'   ihi* govern*
ii   census in   1801  the population
the    iity   was given ai 760,423,
Inn since then ihe city has noi   only
grown,   l»nt Kinning park has   been
brought within ihe municipal bound-
ary, ami at June last Uie population
was estimated at KOl.ilOU
The last, of the Scottish hermits
has just passed away from lift le-
thise life.     .Maiii.net McDougttll, who
v..is known throughout Argyllshire
ami the Western   Highlands as "The
Aulimul.lv lleimit/' has been louml
■lead in 11it- snow. All hit lile slit-
had made her homo by the sea. In
her isolation she refused even the
smallest comfort .a the hands ol
otllcia lor friend, She has existed
in complete solitude lot a couple ol
generations. In her possession were
louml fifty soveu-i^ns, by which the
nation will he the richer,
News has reached Edinbuigh ot
ihe death ol Mr. George Moncroifl,
advocate, who had gone recently as a
magistrate t<> th.- Kast Atrica Prc-
itrtouie. Mi. Monercili • had only
landed on Christmas day, so that tho
occurrence has all the saddet significance. A sun ol the lion. .1. W
Uoiicrciff, W. S., and a grandson   of
Hit- late  I.oid      Jhstice    Clerk  Mom
crelff, det'casedj was bunt on Nov. in,
1871. lie was educate,! at Edinburgh academy and at Trinity college, Cambridge, where he graduated
11. A. in 180(1, After attending Unlaw classes at Edinburgh l.'niversily
he wasl admitted to the Faculty of
AtUoeales in 181)8.
Mr. John Comicher, late general
manager ol the North British Hail
way company, has been appointed to
proceed to South Africa, and pre*
[Wo for the information of the Inter-Colonial Railway conference,
which is to be held in the near future, au expert report of the traffic
statistics ot the various through
The only launch that has taken
place iu Scotland since the yeai
opened has been at Ayr, where the
Ailsa Shipbuildiug couipany put into
the water the screw steamer Wood
burn built tor Mr. Charles M. Legg.
Carrickfcrgus. The vessel is being
.■ugitjt-d at the builders' yard at
Troon. A fair number of orders foi
new vessels have been reported. Tin
Fairfield Shipbuilding company,
Uovau, have received a contract tu
build two passenger and cargo
steamers, each about 350 feet in
length, for the Ureat Lakes service ol
the Canadian Pacific Railway company. An order for a large, passenger steamer for tin' British hid!
Steam Navigation company has been
placed with Messrs. A, Stephen -V
Sons, Lint house, and other contracts
are for a cargo steamer ol 8,mil) tons
capacity, to he built by Messrs. Cornell &. Co., Seotstouii, lor Messrs.
Charles Barrio and Son, Dundee; a
steamer of 22H0 Ions deadweight, to
ue built hy the Campbell town Shipbuilding company; aud a racing yacht,
oi the ill-rater class, which Mr
James Adam, Gouruck, will build.
en I
In a small Katies town I w
with a lellow traveler to n Box"
supper, given bv Un- local lodge "i a
widely known laturnal order. Hi-
rcclly in front ol us sat two young
men whose conversation Inter proved
v were not college graduates ut
literary students.
During tbe evening, une ol them
purchased a box, paying several dollars for it.       The auctioneer's     as-
staut delivered it immediately and
t had a splendid opportunity to
note the outside decoratiuus, which
t* exceptionally pretty. Bi sides
rod aim white cover, the top
hole a duster of artificial (lowers.
Attached io these was a caul oil
which was writ ten the following.
"A  thing of     beauty  is a jo)   to)
"John Keate."
Turning to his companion, the
ownci oi the hux said, In a tone oi
mingled anger .uul disgust:
".Now, what d' you think uf that?
I've bought a box some man broughi
here? Who the luisch'cf is John
Keats any way'.'"—Ex.
Di.  J-
point to base soine funny
luudy tu relate to lus patients,
iiu calls to cheer, them up a bit
i remember ou one uccaaiun, when he
'\us called to my home, be told thu
following story:
"l was called out m tiie ed^e ui
lhc mountains the other day lu See
Mr, Dennis, Upon my arrival i
lou td him to be Buttering with
.jueumoiua.     Among other tnin^s, i
(Uesciibed a hot, 'luullice to be placed
upon   his   Chest,       l  called  again    the
next day, and finding ami t.o better
i asked Mrs. Dennis ii she bad followed my directions in regard to tin
Doctor,' said she, wilh a ver\
serious face, 'i made the poultice, but
.ur. Dennis has no chest, so I put il
jtfer lucre uu thai bo*:.'  '—Ex.
"Well, Mrs. Murphy, Mike can't
last much longer, so yuu may allow
.urn lu eat anything ne craves tor,1
.aid thu physician, us be closed tue
.lout door.
"Well, Alike, bow du yuu feel low.''
asked his wile after tho physician
aad guue.
"On, pretty good. Say, Ellen,
A'hat s thai you ic cuukiu'.'"
"Oh, unly a knuckle ui ham,'' replied lus wile. "Just a kuucsle ot
•■.veil, begura, III have some of it,
"unlade you'll nut, Mike."
"And why not.' Dido t the ductor
say 1 could eat auy thing I wai.t-
i*u7" asked Alike, iu a feeble and
niemuluus voice.
"Xttdade be did, Mike, imUde he
"Thiu why the devil can't I have a
nit of Uiu knuckle.''' elatedly and
weakly asked Mike.
"Well, Alike, you can't, hecaus*.
I'm cookin' that io mat** sandwiches
tor  the-  wake."Ex.
In a country churchyard in
Un achusetl lies a broken mossy
headstone Inscribed with tbe date
1780, ..nd tho following verses which,
wiiii patience, ean be deciphered ou
tin* crumbling Btone;
Here ins a pool woman who always Was tiled.
She lived in a house where help   was
not hired,
Hei last words were, 'Dear friends 1
am goin'
Where   tvasbin1 ain't   done,     neither
sweopiu' nor sewin';
But everything there will be just u»
my wishes,
For where they don'l put there's no
Wat-hill' of di.-hes.
I'll go where loud anthems torover'H
lie ringin1
Hut bavin   im voice I'll get cleat of
Uie slitgin'.
Don'l mourn for me now, don't moiitn
ii.; me ever,
For I'm join   to   da nothin' lurever
and era ' "-Ex.
I bi      replace is might} queer
All   must  I e  tioU-u  llL,Iit,
I ll else il s moi u like as not
Vou'll   .■ .ii.   freeze all night.
1'hc   lue    you 1. coax, an'  t1""-'     *t
But n ,; s mud   .*   ■;..> -m^kes.
When grandpa's   h me, weie always
He piles wood high an1 m^her,
With Bindlin . stn:.s an1 bark until
U,- can t sit near the hie.
Tlieu fitjiiui-a i>-■:.•.-. aii   father lokes
About    his   tiiv   that     llames   ami
So nest night father savs In
The way a hie to build.
An' brings
Tin- who
'Ijlog in so big
place is tilled.
m-'kes,  then grandpa
le fathei   pokes    an'
Hut when thej  both are .tone away
Our fireplace is great!
We sit up close, an' mother sews.
An' tells me stones that  she knows,
An' lets me stay up late.
When no one pokes, it never smokes;
So me an' mother have our jokes
All to ourselves about some [elks!
—M.iv Kelly* In Woman's Home Companion lor February.
lOL Ulr
died shortly afterwards
lunate man    was    accompanied
another soldier, who was asleep
the time of the occurrence.
Rev. Principal Story, of Glasgow
University, whose death was recontlj
reported, was born at Rosueath on
Jan. 28, 1835, so that he had all buf
completed his seventy-second year.
He was the only surviving son of tho
Rev. Robert Story, who was lor
forty-two years minis ter of this,
one ot the most beautiful uf Scottish parishes.
The funeral took place recently at
Inveraray of the late I>t. Francis
Robertson MacDonald. The collin.
covered with wreaths, was carried
shoulder high, five pipers heading the
funeral procession playing laments.
Amongst those who attended were
Lord and Lady George Campbell,
Master Ivor Campbell aud Lady Victoria Campbell, Inveraray Castle.
Mr. Robert Reid, game dealer,
Canongate, Jedburgh, who lias died
at the age of eighty-two years, was
one of the "stalwarts" in the ba'
play at Candlemas and Fnstems
E'en, whose deeds arc related to new
generations. He was a "Doonie,"
and when eighty years old he could
not refrain from joining in the contest. His achievements as an angler
were notable, and even in old age he
brought home good baskets.
The death ia announced of Mr, Gre*
gor MacGregor, S. S. C, one ot the
besMknown lawyers in Edinburgh
and for many years senior partner ol
the firm of MacGregor k Stewart.
He wns a much respected member of
the S. S. C. society. In addition to
being a noted golfer, he was a member ot Holyrood Curling club, and
was a keen curler and fisher. In tin-
affairs ot War tender Park United
Free church he took considerable interest. Sixty years of age, he was
born in the Ranuoc-k district ol
Glasgow bas been the scene of several disastrous fires recently. By'an
outbreak recently the premises ot
Outumiiig &. Smith, Ltd., upholstery
and cabinet manufacturers, Coupei
Place; Thomas Montgomery A; Co.,
cabinet makers and upholsters, W.i
North Wallace street; Dickie &. In-
glis, paper merchants, printers and
lithographers, Coupei Place, am) D.
Hamilton & Co., bedding, bedstead
and spring mattress manufacturers,
133 to 143 North Wallace street, were,
destroyed, the damage running to
$400,000, while only a day or twe
previous damage to Uie extent of
$200,000 resulted from a blaze at the
cabinet factory ot Thos. Montgomery
& Co., North Wallace street.
Glasgow has the intention ot applying to parliament for a provisional order to extend the boundaries ot
the city, so as to absorb the properties of Robroyston, Letbamhill and
Hogganfield, and the Tollcrosa Park,
on the east side; and Ronken Glen
and the lands of Hutdiesons' hospital
on the south side— these additional
including on the east side the residents! districts of Millerstmi, ToHcross,
Shettteston and Carmyle; and on the
south side, the whole of the area ol
supply ot the Busby Water company
the residential districts of Ncwlands
ormesraaiun, woni.* «.«* i»-.i»<.« »™-,,and Cat heart, the village of Thorn-
Were to have worn at the wedding, I liebank, the burgh of Pollokshaws,
•s*d carrying   wreaths nadt ol    th*. and the area to the northwest     ot
Tbo. body of a man named Gibbons
has been louml in tbe river at baity -
vary, near Ous-tlcbar, in close proximity to bis home. An examination
revealed a guns-hot wound iu his
'best, aud foul play is suspected.
Ou reluming tu his house in North
Sheen, Ernest Marchant, a scavenger
found that bis wife bad drowned her
baby, tried to strangle an elder
child—unsuccessfully—and banged herself.
A funeral of an unusual character
has taken place at Riegate. Alt the
preparations had been made tor the
marriage of Mr. T. W. Slade and Miss,
Alice Lily Wilson, when, on the wedding eve, the bride was taken ill and
died. Her body was followed to the
grave at her express wish by the
two girls, who were to have been her
bridesmaids, wearing the dresses they!
The Marchioness of Londundeiry,
whu lias been collecting funds to
provide a silver ship's bell for the
oaiileship Britannia, has now received sufficient- for this purpose, but is
seeking further lui.ds lor a gunnery
prize lor the same ship.
Miss Beatrice Eraser, a young
County Duwu woman, who is alleged
Lo- have victimized a number oi Bei-
last jewelers and other firms to Hi
exteiit uf about JLluu within the past
year, appeared again on remand in
Bellast custody court before Messrs
llud.ler, R. M., uud Oswald, ,1. P,
Accused, who is only eighteen years
of age, was, as on previous occasions on which she was before the
magistrates, very smartly dressed.
Five charges had already been disposed uf. Detective sergeant Alan Mib*
(•hell, deposed, while prisoner was iu
custody, bu charged her with having
obtained by means of a trick, two
pairs uf hoots, three boxes of hand-
kerchiefs, two pictures, a mirror and
other articles to tbe value of about
£7, the property ol Messrs. John
Rt»bb A: Co. Defendant, when cautioned, said: "1 am very sorry that
I did all this, Mr. Mitchell" Evidence of alleged frauds on two other
firms having been given, Mr. IIwider returned the accused for trial to
the next recorder's court, fixing bail
at £100, with two sureties of £50
At a recent meeting of Dublin Corporation a letter was read from the
County Dublin association, Boston
U. S. A., "endorsing the action ot
Alderman Kelly on Monday, September 24, 1906, in cutting down the
Union Jack ot England which floated
from the Corporation steam vessel
Shamrock, and also expressing appreciation of the action of the members who refused to honor the toast
of "The King" at the luncheon at
the Pigeon House." Mr. O'CarrolI
moved that Ihe letter be inserted in
the minutes. Mr. Vance"Have the
house counted; if we have twenty we
will debate the matter." Mr. Brady
—"It's a humbug; there's no date on
the letter, and the signatures are
typed." Mr. Vance—"Perhaps it is
bogus letter. The Lord Mayor
said he had satisfied himself that the
letter was genuine." Mr. Brady-
"Some fellows are having us on
string." (Laughter.) When the
house was counted the necessary]
twenty were found to be present. The
Lord Mayor moved that the letter lie
"noted." Mr. O'Carroll's moi ion
was put lo the meeting and declared
carried. Mr. Vance condemned in
scathing terms, the action of Alderman Kelly in cutting down the flag.
"One of my Louisville lawyer
friends," said Senator liiackbum, oi
Kentucky, "was exceptionally luituu-
itte in winning his cases in U.e lowei
courts,, only to lost,- tbem ultimately
oy reversing decisions of the supreme
court oi tbe Commonwealth."
Air. Blutkbum met the lawyer oa a
train, poring over    a huge    volume.
■Aly friend," said the se-wtor,  "art
you so busy that you have \o    read
jaw when traveling'.'"
Tbo lawyer smiled contemptuously.
'This isn't law,"     be said.     "This
volume, sab, contains the decisions of
the   supreme cuurt uf the Stale
,..,ci  Bulm tired
in uul
u-c teccat
laiuua    ue
JuULU      Ul
.      will no
i Ui iu    lue
oitfuoal iu
aid anu etiiij.uui.
la aie caneu  ->i£iie-
baby Iieu.g around
. get a u win take
in ii(v away witu it
'resident Ruosefelut
. out iidUuiiol uuru
because u bnngeua
bwb.)  „3 tne hjagie
SuU.iJs i-AAULlAil.
wtinesa ut  me u
tie told oi - cheated  io „.;_     ..-;
**»o   was  -scctvi'i-^
a.. Hiuou turnwi
Sir    Edward   Monson, the English
diplomatist who served uaoer    Lord
Lyons iu Wash log toil during Lincoln
administration, bus many interesting
anecdotes ot the great president.
Sir Edward was in the executive office one morning when au old Uuy of
considerable distinction called, aud
ior a whole precious hour railed,
stormed and scuided about some
wrong tbat she fancied she had received from the government. Lincoln beard her with Infinite patience,
and spokK to her in tbe kindly manner in which be spoke to all. But
when she had at last gone he turned
to the young Englishman, sighed,
shook his head, and said whimsically:
"Little Edith heard the other day
Unit a neighbor had shut bis dog
because it had grown old and cross.
She studied the matter out a while
and then she looked up in her mother's face and said; "Mamma, when
do you think papa will shoot Aunt
Martha?' "
money *.
;.o &p**ak.
An Irishman, just from the Old
Country, found a situation with a
firm of builders in New York, and
one day was told to carry some
mortar up the scaiiuiding, Pal did
as he was told, but when he wanted
io return he lound that the ladder
uad been removed, and it was dilfi-
uit to descend. So he stood (or
ome time scratching his head and
then said to tbe foreman, "Share,
i' how shall 1 git down agan?"
The foreman smiled and said, "Why,
the same way you came up." Put
replied, "On, be gad no, 1 cam up
head first.'"—Ex.
Feb. 21.—Dr.   Wil-
Uio uu<.i-j, ui license
rVfls itie principal
ceuse investigation.,
;ue lur ;.,'.'■ -j uetn^
Huwlxeepei Hynes,
a liceiute  trausier.
;ac cheque over io
ynes men declared
r-ptesenied Ute uu-
rui(*httseni auu    tats
paid into cuurt, so
oul adviser for Dr.
thai Hyues saiu,
-oi going to fa"
i^otioi referred   lo
Nesirttt, registrar
tl-AI.  P.  P.      lot
u    Me. well known
lesbrtt denies   any,
ue auair.
An old Colored lady heard about a
great magician that was in town and
the wonderful things he could do.
So she decided to go and si*e him.
She went to tho theater where he
was performing and told the man in
the box ollice she wanted a front
seat. He gave her a front seat all
right. When the magician came out
he had a piece of red flannel which Ire
put over a newspaper and read tlie
news through the flannel. The old
woman began to squirm around. So
the magician doubled the flannel and
read the paper through tbe double
thickness. The old woman says to
"Did your   father never tell
lout tne times we bad iu Old
;ima, shoot,nt* tbe crows.'''
as-.eu ut ati acquaintance.
"Well, weli! You know our plantation adjoins yours and we bad mora
than a hunuu-J acres each iu coru.
li.e crows were terrible, and seaico
rud we pUnttu tne corn than the
crows followed u.->, scratching up
and gobbling every grain, and we
bad ihe planting to do over again.
Your fathei auu bis men would lire
away at tbe trows, and then they
would come to my field, settling lirst
un tbe brunches of a dead tree, aud
we wouJa ini* tbem bac-; agaiu, and
thus they went lo and Iiu, like a
shuttle. At lasl an idea siiuck me.
was having the root ul my baiu
Lched and graveled! I cahed over
man and hud a talk. We agreed
to lake several buckets oi the hot
pitch aim send tne Diggers up tbe
tree witb blushes and tmchels, and
pitch tiie tree, branches and trunk.
iVe did so, gathered in Tom's held
snd scared the crows ou;. Away tbey
went, belter-skelter, toi the tree.
Thej had not more than alit than
they stuck, Having oui axes bandy,
aiid clubs convenient, we commemed
to chop ihe tree down. Soon as
the tree started to full the trunk
parted from the stump, when with
one accord the crows (lapped their
wings and (lew away wilh the
the old lady next to her, 'Lor.
 _,  ... __ B  _ ._n.  I must get out of here,"     The lady
His friend Mr. Kelly, he said thought] reassured her, telling her he wouldn't
he was a miniature Robert Emmet hurt her. "I knowiie dat," she says,
or .lohn Mitchell. Why, he was only "hut this hain't no place for a
a minnow to a triton. I woman witb only a caliao dress oa."
Dupre had been rather a naughty
boy on tbe Btreot car, and after they
reached liome his mother corrected
him in the good old-fashioucd way,
though,not anything like so severely
as lie imagined.
Now, Dupie," she said, "I hope
you will remember what happens
when boys do not obey their mothers, and next time we arc on the
ears thai you will sit quietly, aa
mother tells you."
"Yes, m-m-mother," he sobbed. "I
w-will if I am e-e-ever able to s-s-sit
down any whore a-.i-again."—W. L.
Agnew in Woman's Home Companion
lor February. THE   CRANBROOK   HBBALD
Perhaps when you dig it up out of the closet you'll find last summer's suit in a pretty
bad condition. Perhaps then you'll think of FINK'S. But let us not go too far in your
sorrows tor spring and summer. Our purpose is to help you get rid of your sad spots, not to
laugh at them. In fact, that's the very purpose of this advertisement: To let you know we're
here with the goods, and that, as usual, we're going to make the people of Cranbrook sit up
and take notice.
Weather Changes
Whether it's rain or shine
to-day there's no time in the
year when a rain coat is not
in season. It's a top coat
if the sun is out, and takes
the umbrella's place when it
rains. We've a full assortment.
Odd Trousers and
Fancy Vests
We have a complete line
of Odd Trousers and a full
range of Fancy Vests, ranging in price from
$1.25 to $6.00
In Our Tailoring Department
If you want a fashionable
Spring and Summer
from fabrics the most exclusive tailors are showing,
here's the place.
Full discussion may be
had with ur. regarding any
or all points connected with
our Spring and Summer
We shall try to advise you intelligently, and we are always determined to satisfy you. Don't matter
what pains we have to take.
OUR SPRING STOCK is splendidly attractive throughout, and a high degree of tailoring is
manifest in every Suit. Wc would be glad to show you our fabrics and styles, wlidlur you wish to
purchase or not.   You would pleased to see our Spring Patterns.
Our Goods* are
Dolly Vardon is coming.
Peter Matheson is in Spokane this
Louis Cheney, Ot Wardner, was a
visitor last Saturday.
Geo. Hungcrford was up from Yahk
several days  the past week.
Smoke the British Lion and be
happy. 4fl-it2t
Do not he afraid to clean up your
promises ibis spring, There should
he » general movement along that
Born—WcriiHfflrtoy.   March   o, 11107
to   Mr.   and    Mrs.    Win.    West,    a
Mayor FMnlny eamc down from the
Sullivan mine yesterday to attend
meeting of the council.
Mrs. J. Donahue has returned fn
t'alirary. where she    went  to attend
ihe funeral of her late hn aim nil,
You'll find lhat nur blouse show is
the talk of the iown.-Keid & Co '
Don Mi-Kav came over from Fort
Steele tne first of the week where he
has been looking after some road
Mr. and Mrs. Dan McDonald left
yesterday foi Spokane where Mr. McDonald will consult a specialist regarding bis physical condition.
P. McConnell, of Bayues Lake, has
returned from Dublin, Ontario, where
he was called by the sickness of bis
father, whom he left very much Improved.
It. will pay you to read the new
advertisement of the Imperial Bank
on the first page of this issue. They
have something to say that will in
(crest you.
W. 0. Marshall, who has had s<
much hard luck the past few month!
with a fractured leu, was able to
get out on the streets yesterday for
Uie first time.
It. A. McConnell visited a few days
in Cranhrook last    week   on his re-
lurn from Nelson where he attended
meeting of the Presbytery.
The new thru trains from St. Paul
to Spokane will not enter Medicine
Hat, but run direct from Dunmore
Junction. It is also unite possible
that the Crow trains will cease nm-
ning into Ihe Hat.
You can always get Westovcr's
plug tobacco at. Mighton's Cigar
si ore.
One dny last week a barge loaded
with eighteen ears at Kootenay
Landing turned turtle and the enti-e
cargo was dropped into the lake. Too
much waler in the hold of the barge
is assigned as the cause of the accident.
G. T. Rogers was called to the
coast last week hy a telegram from
Mr. Harvey, presumably on political
matters pertaining to Cranbrook and
this district. He is expected home
the latter part of the week.
Regular services will he held at the
Baptist church Sunday next, morning
and evening. Rev. Mr. Hat I, missionary evangelist, will be present
and have charge of both services,
Everyone cordially invited to attend.'
Messrs. Evans and McColIon:, of
Macleod, imported this week four
Perehcron, nne Belgium and one derma n coach horse from Pendleton,
Oregon. Dr. Hell, tbe Dominion
veterinary inspector, passed the
The standard of the British Lion
cigar is never lowered. That is
why it remains the general favorite. 40-12
Wm. Dixon, a C. P. It. brakeman,
had the misfortune to break his arm
Monday morning. He started to-,re-
lease a brake at Bellevne, and the
top of the car being frosty his foot
slipped and he fell from the car to
the ground, fracturing his right wrist
Messrs. Adams and Barry, former-
ly owners of the ranch near Marysville, bave purchased a tract
of fruit land near Nelson and will
proceed to plant an orchard. Both
of tin* gentlemen understand the
business and will make a great success of their under taking.
Those who attended the Presbyterian church last Sunday evening ' are
speaking very highly of the sermon
preached bv Rev. Main. It was
one tbat showed thought and breadth
of mind, with none of the narrowness that too often characterizes the
silicons on everyday topics.
L, C. Landcls. brakeman, got
caught between a ear and tbe engine
of the local at, Michel Saturday last
and had his chest badly squeezed and
was injured internally. He was
brought to CranhVook and taken to
Si, Eugene hospital where-he is slow-
|y recovering and, if no complication
sets in, will soon be out again.
Jack Thompson came in fioin Old
Town yesterday to arrange for some
repairs' for their plant on Perry
Creek. The big wheel went to niece
Iiu- other day und will have to be alt
fixed up More Work can be resumed.
Twice during the winter the plant
was frozen Up sn that the boys have
had n hard time of it this season.
Walter Clayton, of Kimberley, has
disposed ol his business to b:
brotlmr <>f Marysville and left to-day
for Nelson where he will engage in
Ihe real estate business. Ml, Clay-
Ion is a gentleman of ability and one
whose personality has won for him
many friends in' tills district, and
Ihev'all wish him every success in
his new field of labor.
liusse] Stewart and L. T. Leveque
have purchased the Creston meat
market from Frank Putnam and took
possession Monday last,. These
gentlemen are two of South East
Kootenav's best vonng men and will
prove valuable additions to the business circles of Crcston, ami if hustling will avail anything will make a
decided success In that town.
$5.00 Chenille Curtains
25c, per week,   60c. down
*=*= c. c. s. ==
* *
Facts About
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•MOV   MilltllD-tit,   uml  .Mill'.
In Im..ii« pun.1) I,,..!,,,!, n|i|,
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power ;*.  ivull a. li.iilnii:
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/.nn link I,-. ii.i,i|.i,,.|,..„r
linllng l, , 'win ii„,
»i,.l  uqiillilenoe „r
Heart carefully tlm svlrlenca of
Magistrate Perry Riven below .nil
you will Mini Unit jiidj-ed by men of
i-ijii'iiein-u who sn'fully qualified Ui
il.'riile.   Xiani link mors limn fulfil
.11 that ia ,-l.iiiit-il fur it.
/****% %-*-a**-a**-*%-**»%-*-***%-*"**i
i " The Pavilion ,"
S lioIdlleM. B.C.
# Aflrr ii very fnlr trial I have proved
f /am l.iik, iiilniiill) aiitlalni-lory. In
J my Cam it mrrtl a skin rni.li of Ave
J year*' nlundlnit which un dnrlor had
r been ,-iltlc lo do any good lor. I
f would r.iliiinlt rmiiiiriiur inn per-
* mill lo ki'.'|> /.inn link In lli.-lr home.
A It truly dois even more Hum you
A I'lnliu lor It. For my omii part I
A would not now be withoul II iu Hie
0 house. Tour, very truly.
ItO'iKK I'. ITItllV.
Justice of the I'eaer for B.«'.
Znm-fiik Cures 'i'!::!!!':;'1*.:;"11-:
118, ruiitiiti;* hnriH, pohniied
•li*.   It in aKo gund for piles und mi
As an cinbio alien it i-urea Hit-uiua-
:td scitittca, colds nn tho t.hct-1, etc,   All drug.
ml 8loif8 nt Wit), h box, t,r fn.ni /-Htll-lJuk I."
r price.   0 !.-.*« nontfor^.M),
in iiiwwwiPiiini mil ii 'iiiiiiiwimwiiiini i
Division I., F. R. Anderson, Tenchet
Pupils  attending  31
Average attendance  2D-12
Perfect attendance: Edith Hall,
Sybil White, John Wood, Spry Morris, Jessie Kennedy, Kathleen
Bridges, Lillian Leask, Ruth Harvey,
Bella Taylor.
Division II., Miss Caldwell, Teacher.
Pupils attending  II.
Average attendance  ;w..'lo
Perlecv attendance: Rose Dumonfc,
Louise Ha eg, Olive White. Clifford
Sisson, Lillian McCowan, (1, Cart-
wright, B Hickcribothnm, Chas, Morrison, Rachel Hardgett.
Division  HI.,  Miss l'urdy,  Teacher.
Pupils attending  16.
Average attendance  34.27
Perfect attendance: Wilirid Dallas,
F.va Cuiicly, Cordon Fowler, Lauretta Armstrong, Francis Drummond,
Harold Bridges, Andy Patterson,
Kate Ihimont.
Division IV.. Hiss Hall, Teacher.
Pupils attending  50.
Average attendance ... z*:YS.M)
Perfect attendance: Oracle Hig-
gljis, Arthur Bowness, Alice Woods,
Aleiafnler Dickson, Gordon Wallin-
ger, Irving Leask, Hazel Tavlor,
Itussel St,' Elol.
Division V..   Miss Frazier, Teacher.
Pupils attending  48.
Average attendance  31.63
Perfect attendance: Merle Taylor,
Ruth Ilaeg, Rainsford Parks, Norman Foster, Beryl Cameron.
(Nelson Canadian.)
Sunrtar Singh, native of Amritsar
district of the Punjab British India,
who was injured at Slocan Junction
Friday night and died Saturday
morning, was burned on a funeral
pyre, according lo the rites ot bis
race, this afternoon.
His friemls made application for
permission for such a funeral to Chief
of Police Bullock-Webster on Saturday, after formal conferences of several members of the city council permission wns granted, Mr. Webster
chose the city grounds on the hill
.is tile site, and fixed 2 o'clock this
afternoon us the hour.
Long before Ihe time hundreds of
people had made their way to the
hilt. The spectators included men,
women amt children. Siimhn Singh
had tht; largest funeral cortege ever
seen in Nelson. The behavior of
Ihe spectators was entirely respectful, most of thu men standing with
heads uncovered.
First a part of the wood was piled
(Irmly though loosely, and pioU-ctcd
on both sides bv stakes tlrmly driven
through the snow ami into the ham
ground, that tin* pyre might not fall
until all should be burned-
Then the venerable looking Ishayal
Singh spoke rigidly but clearly in his
native tongue, presumably saying tlm
ritual for the occasion. As he closed all his country joined in a lament.
Thu body, enclosed in a white shroud,
was then placed on Un- pyre, ,t
frame work made above, then more
wood piled on top. Coal oil was
then poured over all, and at 3 o'clock
the torch was applied. By six
o'clock only a few ashes will remain
of Sundar Singh, sometime a loyal
Soldier of the Queen." The ashes
will be preserved and sent home to
his widow.
Ottawa, March 4.—A telegram has
been received here stating that Dr.
Oronhyatekha, head of the Independent Order of Foresters, died at
Savannah, Ua., on Sunday.
|j C. S. Brown Leghorn Cockerels,
from     Grove     IIUI   Poultry Yards,      f
Wultham, Mass., and A. B. Williams'
strain  Plum     Park Poultry   Yards,
Rochester,    Minn.,     and 5 Blooded
Plymouth Rock Cockerels.
IT-.-H*     W. Telford, Kitchener, B. 0.
, *      —
A comfortable house with seven
rooms and a bath room; hot aud
cold water; fireplace; $15011. Ad
dress: Herald, Cranbrook. B.C.     47
Notice is hereby given tiiat the
undersigned 4 have submitted lo the
Lieutenant-Governor in Council a
proposal under the provisions of the
Rivers nnd Streams Act for clearing
ami removing i obstructions from the
Movie River and for the erection of
a dam therein ami for the construction and improvements of channels
connecting the same with a lake and
with Meadow Creek and for making
the said River and Channels lit for
holding and driving lugs, timber,
lumber, rafts ami crafts, and for
erecting and maintaining booms for
holding, sorting, ami delivering logs
ami limber brouglrt down said River
and for attaching booms to * tlie
shores of the said River for said
The lunds   lo lie   effected    hy    the        m ,
said work are Crown lands and Lots
15112, 4683, 6071,     18,17, Croup One,
Kootenay district.
The rate of tolls proposed to lie
•■barged are such as may be fixed by
tbe judge of the County Court of
East, Kootenay.
The King Lumber Mills, Limited.
Dated July 27th, 1906. 50-»t
| Easy Gardening f
♦ riunt   pome  lliii.lv  1'i.ieiiiiinln
* lliiti year, hik-Ii an
Canterbury Bells
4       Hollyhocks
I     'I'li.-y will IiIik.iii till, y.'i.r nml
* ev.'l'v   vein-  Willi   ].rn.'lirittly   nn
* Wu lintel hem.    Ili.l.'ri'ilily.
T     Minim. I'liiut., nl nil kin.lH ii'iiily
f March link
Order Vou, Ol Flow.,, lor Fa.Mr
l-hc.nc IB Cra.tiriiiia
If,'you wonl WORK, nee nut.
II yon want MEN, »etul tn me.
If ynu wmil to Hell your 11KA1.
ESTATE, lint it with me.


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