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Vol. 1. No. 37.
Chaise. B.C., Friday. January 8, 1913
*2.0() Per Year
Panoramic Cartoon of Chase in 1912.       Drawn by J. Howard Smith.
Section One.
Section  Two will appear in our issue of January  17
WuT7nTi%J., that flcwe Happened In
Town and District in the Past
Year and Possibilities for 1913,
1912 is on first base and 1913 is at the
bat. The good work of the past year
is to be backed up by the better work
of the year that is just hegun. It is up
to 1913 to make a three bagger. One
year's work is lost if it is not supported
and followed up by the year that comes
after. Sometimes the year has to make
a sacrifice hit. Let us hope that will not
be the fate of the present batsman.
In the town's premier industry, the
lumber business carried on by the
Adams River Lumber Company, the
past year has been one of expansion,
and of preparation for yet larger development in the future. The cut of their
mill in 1912 exceeded that of any pre
vious year. The company acquired new
areas carrying timber sufficient to furnish the raw material for several years
of manufacture. Those areas have been
opened up by roads, camps have been
built, a log chute has been completed,
and preparations are well advanced for
the construction next season of an immense log flume for transporting the
logs from the new areas to the Little
Shuswap Lake.
In the public affairs of the town the
newly organized board of trade has taken a leading place und has obtained
for the citizens more than one boon that
has contributed to their welfare. Chief
among these are railway and street improvements.
The Chase Fire Association haw finished
with a good record. Beginning the
year with a debt of more tnan three
hundred dollars, they now have a balance
in the bank of $196.23. after having
added materially to their fighting equipment. This result has been accomplished
through the active energy with which
the boys of the brigade tackled their
The beginning of the year witnessed
the growing demand for the publication
of a local paper. The Tribune has come
as the answer to that demand, and it
modestly believes that it is and will continue to be a valuable asset to the town
and district. A newspaper can do much
to aid the development of a new locality.
And development means more business,
more people to be fed and clothed, more
houses to be built, an increased market
for light and water, and better living
Turning to the farming sections that
form so important a part of the Shuswap
Valley, we find that the year has been
one of progress. The forest has been
receding before the vigorous onsets of
the land companies. The Lillooet and
Shuswap Fruitlands, Limited, at Sorrento and the Seymour Arm Fruitlands,
Great Britain's Boom.
Great Britain is undoubtedly passing
through a great trade boom, and reports
from all parts of the country prove that
practically every class of manufacturing
is doing business on a much larger scale
than has been experinced for many years
past. Other proofs of England's present
great business prosperity may be found
i.i Uit -.J.fltj.''..'.;.I .lijjutking retU-An. 5ot tw
current year to the end of (November,
which are quoted at #72,500,000,000, or
ah* advance of eight percent on last
year's returns for the same period, and
the very great increase in the sums
t.pent in advertisements, several contracts having been recently entered into
fur comparatively short periods amounting to $100,000 each.
Swedes for Peace River.
A Portland (Ore.), syndicate is arranging to engage in colonization work in
the Peace River district next spring and
will start a vigorous campaign in Northern Europe to secure settlers. It plans
to establish a Swedish and Norwegian
colony within British Columbia territory
adjacent to Pine River Pass.
The colony will be located on a tract
of 25,000 acres of farm land acquired by
its agents from Charles Ross MacAdam
of Vancouver, the selling price of the
tract being $8.25 an acre. Mr. Mac-
Adam was informed that a party of at
least three hundred wilt emigrate from
Sweden and Norway next April to settle in the proposed colony. The land is
said to be well adapted for wheat-growing and general agricultural purposes.
It also includes a large area adapted for
cattle ranching.
The Johns1:Mannville, operating in ap-     rFh_! Imperial Bank hafi bought a site
bestos all o\*er North America,   with on ,Whyte avenue,  Stri^thcona, at the
Limited, at Seymour Arm, have been
conducting active land clearing operations throughout the year. A large
number of settlers have come in, most
most notably in the country around
Pritchard, where there is no bar to obtaining entry on public lands. That
district looks forward to a bright future
as a farming centre.
In actual triumphs in fruit raising
Salmon Arm has taken an enviable position in competion with not only British
Columbia but the whole of Western
America. The laurels won at New Westminster and at Lethbridge pave brought
Salmon Arm, and through it the whole
Shuswap district, into the front rank as
a producer of the finest fruit. The
Notch Hill, Sorrento and Blind Bay district has also made noteworthy advance
in fruit and mixed farming. The present year will certainly see the further
expansion of this fundamental industry.
The Shuswap is not known as a mining
country, but it is going to be. During
the past year tbe eyes of mining men
have been turned in this direction. Options are at present held oh promising
copper properties at Seymour Arm, and
discoveries of valuable deposits of gold
are reported from near Sicamous and
from Celesta Creek. The coming year
is almost sure to Bee some definite beginning made towards exploiting our
mineral resources.
The year upon which we have just
entered should be the best yet in the
history of the Shuswap Valley.
mines in Quebec and factories in half a
dozen of the principal cities of the United
States, will open a branch in Calgary
early this year.
The Provincial Government will consider the advisablity of enlarging by 100
acres the university site at Point Grey.
One hundred and seventy-seven acres
constitute the site as at present laid out.
Over three thousand men are now at
work on the construction of the Kettle
Valley Railway. The management state
that they expect to have this number
increased to five thousand within a few
Revelstoke, Dec, 31.��� A banquet to
Mr. Thomas Kilpatrik, a citizen of Revelstoke and retiring C. P. R. Superintendent was held last night at Terrill Hall,
Revelstoke. It was a great success, over
two hundred guests being present.
Many telegrams and letters expressing
regret for unavoidablo absence was received from notable railway men and
public persons throughout Western Canada.
Lacombe, Alta., Jan. 1.���From his
experience with the construction of important electric suburban railways in
various parts of Canada, Engineer William Young states that the new Lacombe
Rimbey line to be started early in the
Spring is likely to mean the rapid settlement of the entire country served over
an area of several miles on each side of
the right of way. Mr. Young also believes that the new line will encourage
every farmer in the district to get in
closer touch with the produce markets,
as the long haul will be eliminated, and
a fair profit should be obtainable on the
product. The experience of other farm
ing districts is instanced by Mr. Young
aB showing the large possibilities of
substantial advances in farm acreage
values as a result of the coming of the
suburban line.
F. A. Tripp, well-known in Victoria
real estate circles, and interested
extensively in important development
projects in British Columbia, stated in
an interview that in his opinion Kamloops occupies the position in Canada
that Spokane does in the States, being
by nature the commercial capital of a
vast interior area, Kamloops, he said,
must from force of circumstances, become the- distributing point for that
entire territory. He also added; "A
developing field of industnal and commercial enterprise, a railway centre, a
rich agricultural and mining area, these
are all factors operating in the making
of a city. They are forces which are
simply driving Kamloops forward as
the most progressive city of the interior." Mr. Tripp states foat he looks
to see important development taking
place at Kamloops during the coming
record price of 41*640 per^oot. Although
plans for the new structure have not
been prepared, the building in all probability will' be three stories in height
and will cost approximately $100,000,
Calgary, Alta., Jan. 1.��� The estimated
assessment of Calgary for the municipal
rates of 1913 will probably reach
$132,000,000, an advance of $20,000,000.
In order to provide for present and near
future demands on the waterworks system, due to the very rapid increase in
population, the council will submit a bylaw for $1,000,000 as a preliminary appropriation for extensions to the Bow
River. An expert power engineer is to
be employed to report on the question
of additional power from either water,
coal or natural gas, any of which will
furnish an ample source directly tributary to the city.
Winnipeg, Man., Jan. 1.���The estimated Increase in Winnipeg's population
for 1912 is about 20,000. The maintenance of this ratio of increase would
mean practically th? doubling of Winnipeg's present population within the
next five or six yearB, Within one well-
known residence district a single company constructed about 75 houses during
the season just past. It happens usual
ly thatleases are signed by tenants before the houses are eompleted. In the
Pomona district there are said to be at
least a dozen tenants waiting for every
house that can he built for a period of
months to come. Extensive improvements are to be inaugurated in this district during the coming year, and the
belief is expressed that this exclusive
district is about to take its place among
Winnipeg's leading residential sections.
Watrous, Sask., Jan. 1.���Upwards of
200 members have now been enrolled by
the Watrous Agricultural Society, and
an aggressive policy is being outlined
for the work of the coming year. Steps
are being taken toward arranging an
extensive course of study for local
farmers with the co-operation of the
university of Saskatoon. The development of the rich agricultural district
surrounding Watrous is proving an important factor in the town's development
as a population and distributing centre;
and with shops, roundhouse and 27
miles ofi'tracks it is pointed out that
the shipping advantages enjoyed by local producers are likely to prove a strong
drawing card for newcomers to this
part ot the west during the years right
ahead.' Members of the Watrous board
of trade have taken a keen interest in
omotion of the agricultural society
Adams fiver Planing  IVfyi Is Slwt
the pi      __^^^^_^^_
to its/present point of efficiency.
R. ti. Brett of Duck Range was
wu *\ visitor in town yesterday.
Diwn For Overhauling
and Repairing,
The planing mill of the Adams River
plant has been shut down for several
days while the machinery is being put
in shape for another year's work.
Radical changes are being made in the
blower system for carrying shavings to
the burner. The work is being done by
the John K. Miller Co., Limited, of
J, P. McGoldrick, the president of the
company, was in town duripg the first
three days of this week giving his personal attention to various matters of
Mr. Doyle, who has been chief accountant for the past few weeks, has resigned his position and went away with
Mr. McGoldrick on Wednesday.
The Hindu Problem.
Some if not all of the lumber mills in
this vicinity are realizing that the dusky
East Indian worker is not so economical
as was thought when he made his appearance in this country some seven
years ago. Many local institutions have
gradually been letting their Sikh workers out, and it is anticipated that they
will all be eliminated in the course of
These East Indian mill hands have
learned a great deal that may be useful
knowledge to them and a great deal
more that will cause trouble to other people during their residence in this country. They know quite well that they
are not paid the equivalent of a white
workman's wage and consequently they
are not over anxious to perform a
similar amount of work.���New Westminster News,
Outlaws Handed Over.
Kamloops, Dec. 30.���Under heavy
police guard, Moses Paul and Paul Spint--
lum, who shot and killed Alexander
Kindness, a provincial police officer last
May, were brought to the city on Saturday and hurried to the jail. They
will probably come up for trial at the
spring assizes.
The desperadoes were handed over by
the Indians chiefs to Mr, J. F. Cummiski
Indian agent at Vernon. It was well
known that the chiefs could lay their
hands on the fugitives if they choae to
do so, and Mr. Cummiski threatened
that unless the men were given up to
him before the end of the year the official dignities of the chiefs would be
000 feet More than During
Last Year.
New Westminster, De.\ 28.-According to the report of the Canadain Western Lumber Company, the Fmser Mills
have shipped 35,000,000 more feet of
lumber east this year than during 1911.
The market of 1912 has been Ik! ter than
in any other previous year in the history
of the industry, and never before has
there been such a demand for dressed
and undressed lumber.'
Shipment of other mills in this city
und other points of the lower mainland
eartward have shown a remarkable increase. While the market at present is
reported somewhat dull, it is however,
better than usual for this time of the
year, and there is every indication that
after the first of the year things will
again pick up.
Mr. W. W. North, travelling salesman for the Canadian Western Lumber
Company, has recently returned from
Saskatoon and other prairie points, and
reports very prosperous times owing to
unexcelled crops. This condition justifies heavy building and orders for lumber
are received in large number.
Lumber Jacks Migrate.
Minneapolis, Dec. 27. "Turkeys,"
packed with a winter's supply of Peerless
and plug CUt, the American lumberjack
is crowding the second-clasH coacheB of
the railway trains invading the northern
woods of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Mackinaw clad���a fashion which prevailed in the pine woods long before its
introduction to polite society by the college-bred youth-and rubber shod, the
"jacks" are returning from the manufacturing districts, where they have
dragged out a derelict existence since
the river drives were completed last
spring, and are flocking toward the
The first fall of biiow in the timber
districts has attracted a large number
of the woodsmen, and it is estimated
that more than 10,000 swampers, sawyers, scalers, wood butchers, bull cooks
and teamsters will be engaged in the
forests of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Gold at Celesta Creek,
An authoritative report from Lake
Shuswap states that a sample of ore
taken from the vicinity of Celesta creek
has proved by analysis to contain a rich
vein of gold and that a targe sum of
money offered to the lucky finder by
the representative of a Seattle syndicate
has not been accepted.���Ex.
-4' TWO
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Business Building
"There are eight presuppositions which are the
factors in the equation that will produce the maximum
of merchandising success for the producer or merchandiser of any community. These presuppositions
or factors are as follows:
1. Honesty, economy, efficiency in the organization.
2. Excellence in quality of goods.
3. Desirability of goods.
J4. Adequate supply b-T&dods.
{5. Proper distribution of goods.
6. Excellence in style and method of advertising
the goods.
7. Adequacy of advertising appropriation.   -
8. Right choice of advertising medium.
"There may be a measure of success even though
some of these factors have not attained their full
strength. If the third factor in the equation is fully
assured, that is, if the goods are desirable, the remaining problem is to make them desired. The vital factor,
the one that determines this, is the eighth, i.e., the
right choice of advertising medium must be made."
/. W. Adams in the Retail Grocers Review.
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Pastor : J. HYDE
Church of England
Services are held in All Saints
Church Room, Chase, as follows:
Evensong and Address at 7.30 p.m.
Holy Communion  at 11 a.m.
and Evensong Address at 7.30 p.m.
Sheldon, owner ot Berftnd* plantation,
though d*ap*rately til. overaww snd control* 100 b**d nuntinu golomon laienaer*
by tore* of will uid weapon* Cbtet Heiee
call* with fort* m*n
H* returns Aruni*. * runaway laborer.
Sheldon lis* Arunga *nd Billy whipped to
quell * mutiny HI* clean.** mere****.
HI* partner. Hugbte. an* m��ny laborer*
Joan Lackland, a pretty girl. un.ee
with her crew of I'ahttlans, -hetdon o*>
ootnw unooneclou*. and eh. ta**e cn*r|*
of tbtage
She la a **lf r*1i��nt Amaneab tlrl, a
lover ot advehture, a aatlv* of Hawaii
and an orphan. Bar ship na* on*
wrecked. Ab* pro*** to Bbaldon that aba
can ahoot
Sh* r***nt* hi* friendly auggeaflona, ud
tb*y quarrel. Bbe make* It plain that aba
la not matrimonially Inclined. She aad
Sheldon  aav*  two  black   woman   from
Th* aavag* laborara demand the women.
Sheldon attempt* to dlaolpllne tbem. nnd
Joan shoot* a native and saves nla lit*.
She Mold* him for making ber about
Satan, a aavag* dog, arrive* u**plt*
Bheldoa'a warning* Joan go** to uplor*
*n island *h�� contemplates buying, financial difficult!** threaten Sheldon
..��-- rout* them with ft take dynamite
cartridge, and -atan drlvaa them into
tree* Their cblet is punished. Morgan
aad Raff hav* tibaldon tb tbelr power.
Joan offers to Deonme hi* partner. Hla
mention ot conventmnalltlea anger* nestle need* no chaperon, aba aay* Sheldon
finally accepts ner as nla partner
Tudor and .on Hlls. gold aeek.re. arrive
on tha Manila. Joan ano I'uilot aeem to
Interval ��ach other dhelduo ueeomea jeai-
AFTER Dr. Welshmen* and th*
Apostle departed and Captain
Oleson bad turned In tor a
k sleep In a veranda hammock
Sheldon opened Joan's letter:
Bear Mr. Sheldon-Please forgive me for
stealing th* Fllbherty ulbbat. 1 almply
had to. Th* Martha means everything to
ua. Think of it, only ta for nor. 12761
If 1 don't aave her, 1 know i aball be able
to pay all expense* out of ber gear whlcb
th* native* will not hav* carried off. And
It 1 do aave her it la tha haul of a lifetime. And If I don't *��ve her I'll Oil th*
Emily and the Pllbberty Gibbet with recruit*. Recruit* are seeded right now on
Berande more than anything elae.
And please, please don't be angry with
me. Vou aald 1 abouldn't go recruiting on
the Fllbberty. and I won't. I'll go on th*
1 bought two cows thl* Afternoon. Tbnt
trader at Nogl died ot fever, and 1 bought
them from bla partner-Bam Willi* nla
nam*���wbo agree* to deliver them, moat
likely by the Minerva next time she I*
down thnt way. Berande has been long
enough on tinned milk.
And Dr. Welshmen baa agreed to get
me aome orange and Um* trees from th*
mission nation at -lava. Ha will deliver
them th* next trip of the Apostle. If the
Sydney steamer arrive* befor* 1 get back
plant th* sweet corn ahe will bring between the young treea on the high bank
of tb* Baleauna. Th* current 1* eating In
���gainst that bank, and you ihould do
aometblns to save It
1 hav* ordered some dg tree* and lo-
quits, too, from Sydney Dr. Welshmere
will bring som* mango *e*ds. They are
big tree* and require plenty ot room.
Th* Martha 1* registered 110 ton* Sh*
la th* biggest schooner in the Solomon*
ud th* beat I saw a ilttle of ber line*
and gueaa th* reat. Bhe will sail Ilk* a
witch. If ahe baan't filled with water
her engine will be all right Th* reason
sh* w*nt -short wu because It wu not
working. Th* engineer had dlaconnected
th* feed pipes to clean out the rust Poor
buslnesa unleaa at anohor or wtth plenty
ot aaa room.
Plant all tbe tree* in th* compound oven
If you bave to clean out th* palm* later
And don't plant the sweet corn all at
once. Let * few daya elapse between
planting*. JOAN  LACKLAND.
Be angered tbe letter, lingering over
It tnd scrutinizing tbe writing In a
way that was oot bis wont How
characteristic was bis thought, as be
studied the boyish scrawl-clear to
read, painfully clear, but none the less
He looked long ot tbe name. Jonu
Lackland Just an assemblage of let*
ten, of commonplace letters, but an
assemblage tbsi generated a subtle
beady magic It crept Into bis brain
and twined and twisted bis mental
processes until all that constituted him
at that moment went out In love tu
that scrnwled signature, .loan Lack*
land: Barb time be looked at It there
arose visions of ber In a myriad moods
and guises, coming tn out of the flying
smother ot the pile tbat had wrecked
her schooner, launching a whaleboat
to go n-fishing, running dripping from
the sea with streaming balr and cling
Ing garments to tbe fresh water show
er. frightening fourscore cannibals
with an empty chlorodyne bottle, lu-
venllely rattling on about romance
nnd venture, bright eyed, ber face
flushed and eager with enthusiasm,
.loan Lackland: He mused over the
cryptic wonder of It till the secrets ol
love were made clear and be felt a
keen sympathy for lovers who carved
their names on trees or wrote tbem
on tbe beach aands ot the sea.
Then he came back to reality, and
bis face hardened Even then she
was on tbe wild coaat of Malalta and
at Poooga Poonga. of all villainous
and dangerous portions the worst, peopled with a teeming population ot
Dead busters, robber* _J, murderer*.
Ifwr lb* fhstaiit ^e enferfnln.-il the nt-h
thought of calling nl* honi. crew mid
���fitting Im-mUaMT In a whsiehnui
for Pw'itga 1'onnvs    But the next m
or���at the ides .��. Ilsnnvs.-rl     \Vhni
colli. n> do tt ne did go> . r'll"**r she
���Vliltld recent ll Next .he wonm nilun
*.i hln* end rnti Mi* �� ��t-i
1'heir   Mil.-   tiUM'h   ill   bet   lY'lltlil cuii-
duet that caused him tu wince in tn*
ne��n nt him He WUS appalled nt
the thought of her shituldei ti> sii.iiii-
iter with ihe drunken nit'ine ,,i trad
era and beach coiiiiwra nl t.uvmu. it
waa bad enough for a clean, rnstldlous
man, DM tor ��� vouug woman. * girl at
tbat. It wa* aw tin The theft ot tb*
Kllbbertv Ill-bet nan merely amusing,
t bough the means by whlcb tbe theft
nad been effected gave Mm nun Yet
he found coonolanno In ihe fact that
the task or making oiesoo drunk bad
Been turned over to the three scoun
oreis And next and swiftly eame th*
vision ot her, alone with those same
three scoundrels, on Ihe Emily, wiling
out to sea from Uuvutu lo tb* twilight
wltb darkneaa coming on. 'then cam*
visions of Adamn Adam and Not Noah
and all her brawny Tabltlan following,
and hit anxiety faded away, being replaced by Irritation tbat ahe should
bave been capable of such wildnes* ot
conduct And th* Irritation wu still
oo Mm t* he got up and wast lnsld*
to atare at th* hook on the wall snd to
with that bar Stetson hat and revolver
belt won hanging from It
Several quiet weeks slipped by.
Ibe steamer from Sydney, th* Kam-
ma mho. broke tbe quietude of Berande for an hour while landing mall,
supplies and tbe trees and aoed* Joan
naa ordered The Minerva, bound for
cape Marsh, brought tbe two cows
from Nogl. And tbe Apostle, hurrying
back to Tuiagl tu connect with the
Sydney steamer, sent a boat ashore
wit. the orange and lime trees from
I'lava. And these several week* marked a period of perfect weather.
Then cam* the long expected nor
Tester For eight day* It raged, lull-
���ng st times to short durations of calm,
���hell shirting n point or two and rag-
*iv wirh renewed violence.
���f '������:*- *ti tne irnoo weather tbat tni
���< t the uouse tiny* ran nnn
flown witb the news thai the Martha,
ibe I'llbuerty Gibbet and the Einliy
were heading In for the anchorage.
Coming into tbe compound from th*
rear. Sheldon saw everything at owe -
first, a glimpse at the sea. when the
Martha floated huge alongside tba cut
ter and tbe ketch which had rescued
ber; and next, tbe ground In front of
th* veranda steps, wbere a great
crowd ot fresh caught cannibal* stood
at attention, from tbe fact that each
waa attired In a new, anow white lava-
lava. Sheldon knew that they were
recruits. Part way np the steps one ot
them was Just backing down Into the
crowd, while another, called out by
name, was coming np. It was Joan's
voice that had called him. and Sheldon reined In his horse and watched.
She aat at the bend ot the steps, behind s table, between Munster and hi*
white mate, the three of them checking long lists, .loan asking the questions and writing the anawers In the
big. red covered, Berande-labor Jour
"What name?" sbe demanded of tbe
black man on tbe steps.
"Tagarl," came the answer, accompanied by a grin and a rolling of curl
pm or TIM nm sk novs ban him hots
pus eyes; fur It WU* the lint white
Han's bouse Ibe black hud ever seen
The block stepped down, and un
ptber mounted to lake his place. But
{Tagari Just before he reached the not
lorn step caugnt sight of Sheldon. It
was the arm hoist* the fellow had ever
seen, nnd he let out a rrtgntened
screech and dashed madly up the
steps. At the same moment tbe great
mass of Plucks surged away panic
Stricken from Sheldon s vicinity. The
grinning house boys snouted encour
Bgemcnt and explanation, and the
stampede was checked, ibe new caught
head hunters huddling closely togetb
er and staring dubiously at tbe fear
ful monster.
"Bellol" Joan railed out.   "What do
too mean by frightening all my boyst
iotne on up,"
"What do you ihlnk ot tbem?" she
asked when tbey bud shaken hands.
"And what do you think ot berr wltb
a wave of Ihe hand toward the Mar
tba. "I thought you'd deserted the
plantation sod thai I might as well go
nhenij snd aw tlie. men. into. unrniojts,
fCoutinuedon page 6
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Problems are like other tilings that grow; a tiny comes when they
are ripe. Or, to change the figure, for a waile they hold off nt a distance, or slowly approach. They travel on no schedule and wo do not
know just when they nre due to arrive. All at once they crowd in u]m>h
ns and refuse to wait.
As the year 1918 opens iu British Columbia there are three problems
that press for solution. These are: the provision of increased transportation facilities to the country districts; the adjustment of the claims
of the Indians to landB within tbe province; the promotion of agricultural settlement. These three, and the most insistent of these is laud
The first of these three problems onr government saw coming and
went out to meet before it arrived. The arrangements for the railways
now building and the inauguration of a progressive roii-.l policy were
steps in that direction. With wise foresight they were taken before
the problem had become acute. Thnt is InWoiily reason why transportation is not to-day the most pressing need.
Doubtless tbe other two problems have also been seen in the dis-
fanee and their near npproa-if noted. And perhaps it is not our fault
tbat they now look us iuyfhe face at close range and we have not
yet got our answer rendy/ There is no reason why we should hang our
heads.   It would be a rp/mtonous world if all problems solved themselves.
But in the begin/uing of the new year it is tha duty of every citizen
to know that the problems are here and that they must be met. More
tban that, it is hjfe duty to take an interest in them, a helpful interest,
and so far as hejoan to aid in their solution. It will be well if by the
end of the yeajf the daylight begins to show through.
There U no .nri-iriition in this Dominion thai owes so much of its
prosperity to tho luricultnrists of the country ns ibe Caniidinii Pacific
railway, and il is satisfactory to ohserve that, al length, they have IL
wakened to a fiilizalion of this fact, nnd have decided to adopt a policy
that will, to a reWuiaUe extent, prove reciprocal. Their vacant lands
will be uo longer available for the outside speculator, but will be sold
only to lionii title settlers; and, in order to encourage speed* settlement
liy the liest das* oi farmers available, they "ill extend the period of
payment for tluii* lauds from ten to twenty years. A further advantage
offered is in the shape of loans to enable Farmers to erect suitable
buildings upon their holdings, and to purchase the foundation for the
building up of herds, of cattle. These loans will be restricted to a max*
iinum of two thousands dollars, repayable in twenty years, and bearing
interest al the rate of six per cent per annum, the same rate of interest
being charged on deferred purchase  rat-'s.    In order to further assist
fa liner with live stock antl
ling agriculturist the benefit
of free advice from experts engaged at the various demonstration farms.
All these facilities lire open for settler- from the I'ritish Isles, the
United Slates, and the countries of northern Europe.
The Canadian Pacific railway are lo he congratulated upon the adoption of so excellent a policy; liecanse, while they are looking to the en-
coiiragemeiil of early settlement upon their unsold seven millions of
acres of farm lands, with the transportation advantages inseparable from
the occupation and cultivation of those lauds, they are extending to future settlers advantages which will rentier fanning successful from the
outset and will enable many who under ordinary circumstances, would
never expect to become landholders to become landowners and stock
raisers under the most advantageous conditions, practically guaranteeing
their comfort and lack of financial embarrass uent from the outset. ���
Calgary News-Telegram.
settlement, the company will furnish  each
IKiultry at cost price, nt the same tiuleaffori
Will Not Use Hindoos.
*. New Westminster, Dec. 28.���The process of elimination as regards the employment of Hindoos in their saw mill
has been steadily going on at the Small
& Bucklin mill, one of the largest in
the city, and the white man is fast taking their places. About a third of the
dusky forces have been displaced by the
white man in the last few months and
eventually the Hindoos in that mill will
be a minus quantity.
Mr. Bucklin states that they have
found that white men are just as easy
to secure as the Hindoos and as on the
other side of the line they have given
every satisfaction, they decided to try
this as an, experiment. Later, they
found the change so beneficial that they
have made it a fixed rule.
In solving the problem raised by the need of rural population in
British Columbia there is no precedeut to follow. The colonization of
the forest slopes of Ainerioii facing the Atlantic furnishes no parallel.
On those slopes the farmer and the farm prepared the way and the
city came when the country needed it. Here ou the Pacific slope the
opposite holds. Tne citieB came first and grew out of all proportioi
to the agricultural settlement. Now they need a prosperous farming
population to sustuin their trade und feed their workers. And the
need is immediate.
We want our forests turned into fields and orchards. We look
for the work that in the east was done iu a century to be accomplished
bere in a decade. And who is prepared to say that it is not possible?
To thoBe who have watched the progress of tlie Pacific province in the
last ten years the meaning of the word impossible has gradually narrowed.
Two methods of attacking the problem appear to be open. The
oiu is by individuals unsupported by capital, the other by corporations
or persons witb large financial resources.
The first availed unaided to subjugate the eastern forests, a conquest in which time was scarcely a factor. Here it must be supple,
inented if not replaced by the second. Poor men iu large numbers will
not go on the laud. In the early eastern days they had to do it or
starve. In British Columbia to-day a better living can be more easily
made iu other occupations. When a poor man takes a pre-emption
ten to one it is almost a pure speculation. He may not aim to become
a fanner, But there is no other way in which he can accumulate such
a valuable property in so short a time. With the weapons at his command a prolonged war must be (raged and he must sacrifice himself for
the generation that shall come after.    Will he do it?   Not much
Most of the productive effort in the way of farming in this province
so far has lieiii hacked by ample capital. The most effective work has
often been done where corporations cleared and cultivated the farms
and then sold small holdings to the farmers iu such a state that 11 living
could be made from the start. It looks as if this method must be the
main dependence if the next decade is to see the forests give place to
cultivated farms. By all means give the individual settler of small
means a chance to make a home for himself, and aid the industrious
in every possible way. Let us not imagine, however, that to make the
acquisition of land easy will solve the problem of land settlement, Tbe
heart of the problem lies in milking lift* on the soilns pleasant and profitable as it is in the cities. To do this money must he sunk in the land
without hope of any return of the principal for a generation to come.
We have tried to state t he terniB of the problem; the solution remains
to be worked out.
Golden Land Agent.
Golden, B. C, Dec. 28.��� James G.
Cody haa been appointed Dominion sub-
land agsnt at Golden, an office create!
by the decision of the federal goveni
ment to establish an office here in port}
nection with the administration of Ihi
homesteads and townsites in the railway belt. Mr. Cody is well known and
highly respected throughout this district and the appointment has met with
much favor at the hands of the public.
The visible supply of poetry in Btorage at the Tribune office is still
ahead of the figures for this week last year, notwithstanding tbe quant*
ity that iu this issue is passed on to the ultimate consumer.
Revelstoke,  "the capital of the Canadian Alps," iB an ambitious
young city.   Following tbe fashion set by little old New York, it has
chieved a full grown police scandal, with a commission to make an investigation.
Two men were hotly discuissing the
merits of a book.   Finally, one of them
himself an author,  Baid to the other:
"No,  John,   you can't   appreciate
it.   You never wrote a book yourself."
"No," retorted John, "and I never
laid an egg, but I'm a better judge of
an omletthan any hen in the States.'
Try Pritchard
From' 'Love Lyrics and Other Poems,"
by Chas. Thompson. This is one of the
"other poems."
If you feel like a-coming this way come
Don't write or waste money to phone
You have our permission
Under this one condition
You don't sit in the corner and groan.
Then if you can hustle,
And have lots of muscle
And want to get close to the earth,
Come to Pritchard and settle,
Show folks you have mettle,
We'll honor the full of your worth.
Don't act like a monkey,
And bring your pet flunkey,
Or wear   breeches   that stop  Ht the
If you do, rich or broke,
We'll take you for a joke,
Shipped here to us over the Heus,
Don't brag of your station,
In the life of that nation,
That assisted in giving you birth,
To you its no credit if your father
led it
It adds not to your personal worth.
So make a selection of some quarter
And live like us savages here
And feel satisfaction,
When you get into action,
Of having a conscience that's clear.
The Passing of the Year
The year ninteen hundred and twelve
Has served its time and gone,
Gone, never to return again
Like all before have done.
It took with it ita pleasures,
Its happy smile and tears
Its many bitter partings,
And all its hearty cheers.
It brought us one year nearer
To our Eternal home,
It sent some of our loved ones
Out in this world to roam.
Many blessings have been scattered,
Many troubles have been borne
Since we below have witnessed
The last bright new year morn.
Let us make the best of this year
And enjoy life while it lasts,
Hope that better days are coming
And forget the dreary past.
E. R. Bradley.
President: A. McConnell.
Vice-President: E. E. Brooks.
Secretary: H. J. Haylock.
Council: G. G. Chase, ,
L. Cumming,
G. W. Rittman,
T. J. Kinley,
R. P. Bradley,
Hon. F. W. Aylmer,
J. Johnson,
H. L. McLean.
Civic and District Improvement���
G. A. Coburn,
R. H. Brett,
H. L. McLean.
Finance: H. J. Haylock,
G. W. Rittman,
C. W. Cameron.
Retail Merchants:
A. McConnell,
R. P. Bradley,
H. Ballard.
Advertising: W. H. Bohannan,
T. J. Kinley,
E. E.- Brooks.
A. McConnell,
J. W. Clifford,
J. Clegg.
Agriculture and Livestock:
G. Grant,
G. G. Chase,
L. CummingB.
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Banking By Mail
Agents in En_land:-Lloyd'j Bank, Limited, London,
and Branches
of Pythias
Chase Lodge No. 47
Meets   Every   Tuesday   Night.
R. P. Bradley, C.C.
H. M. Law, K.ofR.&S.
Visiting Knights are Welcome.
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The Gossip Corner
Harry M. Law haa returned from a
holiday spent In Vancouver and Seattle,
The board of trade meeta at the club
house on Monday night
Stanley Newton of Kamloops spent a
few daya this week among his old
friends here.
Laughlln Farris returned on Wednesday from a few days holiday in Kamloops.
Mrs. W. G. Sawyer la here from Minneapolis visiting her son, B. W. Sawyer,
the general manager of the Adams River
Lumber Company.
Frank Steiner and his mother, Mrs.
Steiner, while on their recent visit to
Penticton, took a lease of a large rooming house and will leave in a few davs
to take charge of it. The deal waB put
throngh by Albert Coy.
The genial presence of George Keyes
was welcomed among hla many friends
here when he arrived from the tall uncut to help them say good-bye to the old
year and welcome 1913.
Mr. and Mrs. W. ". Taylor, after a
stay of several months in Chase, left
this week for their home in Sacramento,
Cal., going by way of Spokane. While
here they made many friends, who wish
them a pleasant journey back to the
Golden State.
The promise of an especially interesting discussion brought a big crowd to the
Ladies' Aid tea at the home of Mrs. Lammers yesterday afternoon. It is rumored
that they will appoint W. K. Scatchard
permanently to the position of publicity
agent for pink teas.
New Year'B was celebrated around
town with the proper amount of noise
and of other things. The change of
calendar by the republic of China made
possible a union of forces that helped
to swell the volume of sound. No formal
banquet had been arranged as for last
year, but an informal feed at the City
Restaurant produced very similar results.
^Farmers' Creed.
The Canadian farmers' creed, given
below, through written nearly half a
century ago, is still being printed on
cards, and distributed among the advanced pupils of the Canadian public
1.���We believe in small farms and
thorough cultivation.
11.���We believe that soil loves to eat,
as well as its owner, and ought therefore
to be liberally fed.
111.���We believe in large crops, which
leave the land better than they found it,
making farmers and the farm both glad
at once.
IV.���We believe in getting to the bottom of things, and therefore in deep
ploughing, and enough of it; all the
better with a subsoil plough.
V.���We believe that every farm
should own a good farmer.
VI. ���We believe that the best fertilizer
for any soil is the spirit of industry, enterprise, and intelligence. Without
this, lime and gypsum, bones and green
manure, marl and guano will be of little
Vll.��� We believe in good fences, good
barns, good farmhouses, good orchards,
and children enough to gather the fruit.
Vlll.���We believe in a clean kitchen,
a neat wife in it, and a clear conscience,
A. S. Farris made a trip to Kamloops
F. Burling is spending a couple of
days at the home of Rev, Geo. Stewart
at Ducks.
H. Shotton of Kamloops, Dominion
fishery officer, was in Chaae the first of
the week.
Mr. and Mrs. George Chaae went to
Celista this week to spend a Scotch New
Year's with Mrs. Chase's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Brown, sr.
Carl Sandahl, the accomplished chef
at Hegg's' camp at Bear Creek, came
down for New Year's and is spending a
few days at his home here.
E. H. Clarke, formerly doing a wholesale commission business in lumber at
Winnipeg, has been engaged by the
Adams River Lumber Company as trav
elling salesman. He takes the place of
L. G. Delameter, who has severed his
connection with the company,
Ted Jones took a last leap year chance
on Friday last when he went to Celista
to attend the dance given by Mr. and
Mrs. T. Brown in honor of the marriage
of their daughter Jean to Ernest Buckingham. It is hard to tell whether the
happy smile he wore when he returned
was caused by his escape or his capture.
Reports from Martin Prairie say the
dance there on New Year's eve was a
complete success. The music furnished
by the Chase orchestra was of the best.
All arrangements for a good time had
been carefully made, and connected in
in Buch a way as to reflect great credit
on the committee in charge.
Mr McCormick of Penticton is vfciiing
his cousin, Mr. Willard Jones. Mr. McCormick is an expert fruit packer and
orchard specialist. He believes this section is destined to become an important
fruit raising district as the conditions
here could scarcely be improved upon.
Ex-Premier Still Works.
At Belleville, on Dec. 28. Sir Mackenzie Bowell celebrated his 89th birthday, working at his desk on his paper,
the Intelligencer, and afterward attend
ing a Masonic dinner.
Two Irishmen were working on the
roof of a building one day when one
made a mis-step and fell to the ground
The other learned over and colled: "Are
yez dead or alive. Mike?" "O'im alive,
Hiiid Mike, feebly. "Sure you're such
a liar Oi don't know whether to belave
yez or not." "Well, then, Oi must be
dead," Baid Mike, "foryezwouli'.nevcr
dare to call me a liar if Oi were alive,
Philadelphia Record.
A Meeting of the Chase
District Conservative Association will be held in the
Opera House, on Monday,
January 27th.
All members and supporters of the Conservative
party are requested to attend.
Business: Election of Officers
R. P. BRADLEY, President
Notice is hereby given that the reserve existing by reason of the notice
published in the British Columbia Gazette
of December 27lh, 1907, is cancelled in
so far as the same relates to the following described lands, so as to permit
of the Bale of the timber standing thereon:���
Commencing at a post on the west
shore of Adams Lake, Kamloops District, which post is situated 7 miles and
73 chains north and 42 chains east of
the north-east corner of Section 30,
Township 25, Range 11, west of the 6th
meridian; thence weat 16 chains; thence
north 80 chains; thence east 32 chains,
more or less, to the shore of Adams
Lake; thence southerly along the shore
of Adams Lake point of commencement;
containing by admeasurement 193 acres,
more or less.
Commencing at a post planted on the
east shore of Adams Lake, Kamloops
District, which post is situated 5 miles
and 44 chains north and 1 mile and 36
chains east of the north-east corner of
Section 30, Township 26, Range 11, west
of the 6th meridian; thence 20 chains
east; thence 60 chains south; thence 10
chains west; thence 20 chains south;
thence 20 chains west; thence 20 chains
south; thence 44 chains west to the
south shore of Adams Lake; thence
northerly along the shore of Adams
Lake to point of commencement; containing by admeasurement 283 acres,
more or less.
Commencing at a point planted on the
east shore of Adams Lake, Kamloops
District, which post is 61 chains north
and 83 chains west of the north-east
corner of Section 30, Township 26,
Range 11, west of the 6th meridian;
thence 78 chains east; thence north to
the south-west corner of Lot No. 1831;
thence north along the west boundary
of said lot and continuing north for a
total distance of 198 chains in latitude
from the point of commencement;
thence west 6 chains to the shore of
Adams Lake; thence southerly along the
shore of Adams Lake to the point of
commencement; containing by admeasurement 970 acres, more or less.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C,
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From Bunte Bros., Chicago.
Marsh Mallow.      Candy Figs.      Fruit Flips.      Cream Wafers.
Assortment of Gross Coods.
From Buchanan Bros., Limited, Glasgow.
Noisette Creams.      Liquorice Times.      Liquorice Jelly Beans.
Algerian Almonds.        Cocoanut Nuggets.        Swiss Caramels.
Chocolate, Fruit and Raspberry Creams. Assortment of
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From Riley Bros., Halifax, England.
Cream Butter Nut. Cream Bon Bon. Creamy Toffee.
Maple Mints. Fruit Toffee. Creamy Toffee Rolls.
Assortment of Riley's Dainties.
Our Turkish Delight is fine. Our Kisses are normal in size
and neatly wrapped.   Try them.
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ou   Slnmwiip   l.uki*.
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mini Who Knows
the Luke   ....
Traveler���la your father at home?
Boy���Yes; he ia over there with the
pigs.   He's the one with the cap on
Fun Magazine.
Laggard Waiter���Did you ring the
bell, sir?
Impatient Diner���No; I was merely
tolling it. I thought yon must be dead.
���Penny Pictorial.
The lady editor of this column is
some two or three thousand miles from
the Tribune office. Communications
and questions to the column will be welcomed, though the necessary time must
S 0, C. be allowed for them to be answered.
The Tribune is not responsible for
opinions expressed by the editor of the
"Woman's Column."
The first seal of u trolley car once
did duty as a penitent bench while a
male relative ialored to brill;; us to a
sense of our short-comings. We showed
a wicked unconcern until he touched on
our tendency to slang. Then conviction
came, bringing with it that sorrow that
worketh repentance. Our eyes fell.
"It is a fierce habit, sure," we murmured, "But please don't chew the rag
any more.   I promise to cut it out."
One New Year's morning is fresh in
memory. An acquaintance waspresent-
ing to an admirtngparliament of friends
the customary budget of resolutions.
"And, girls," she finished impressively,
"not another word of slang passes my
lips. You will tell me, won't you, every
time you hear me make a break?'
Her bewilderment at the shout that followed this lasted for nearly ten minutes.
Does the use of slang argue a low
grade of thinking and a doubtful moral
standard? Many good people think so,
and we might agree with them were it
not for some experiences that have
taught us a thing or two. We are told
that it is the native language of the underworld. Perhaps it is; we don't know.
People like Lefty Louie and Gyp the
Blood are not among our intimate friends'
We do know, however, one splendid,
clean cut fellow of nineteen. He uses
slang. While acting as night watchman around a group of buildings he
once met a comrade on his way to a disgraceful act. "See here, old man." he
said, "you're in'wrong." Now that
boy couldn't have preached a moral
homily to save his life. He would have
made an awkward job of giving a little
good advice. In this case probably
neither would have availed. But his
crisp, slangy statement of the other's
position as it appeared to him hit the
mark and saved his friend from a downward plunge.
Another story we remember. This
time the actors were a group of middle-
aged, well educated women. One of
them, through reverses of fortune, had
been compeAled to take a position as a
I working housekeeper. Now there had
"Come an opening for work better suited
to her talents and training. With the
prospect of a change her menial position seemed intolerable, and we were
loud in advising her to withdraw from
it immediately. This would leave her
employer in a hard place, but she felt
that ahe owed him little consideration.
While we talked, the tinniest woman in
the party hail gazed into space with
the expression of one who is seeing
visions. We always gave her the last
word whon she looked like that. At
length she spoke. "It's up to you,
Jennie, to feed those Martins' faces fnr
three weeks longer. Get on toyourjob;
don't be a quitter. The Lord will give
you strength. "We wondered, as we
heard her, how any other course had
seemed possible to honorable women.
Much of our slang is a translation of
the world's wisdom into the vernacular.
The old woman whose favorite Bible
verse was "Grin and bear it" wasn't
far mistaken. The words may not be
in the Bible, but the book is full of
their sentiment. "It's up to you to
make good." Put the doctrine of personal responsibility more neatly than
that if you can. "Get busy" and "Get
on your job" contain the gist of all the
essayists have written about the duty
and privilege of work. "That's the
limit" expresses, not very piously, a
belief in a Providence who keeps the
balance even. Who wants better praise
on liis tombstone than that splendid
westerner had when his fellows carved
above him that "He did his damnedest,''
A little cheerful slang takes the edge
uff many a grim moment in life. We
once heard a man with organic heart
disease making cheerful arrangements
for his widow when he should be
"planted." "Look outor you'll pass in
your checks before they're due," said a
jolly doctor. The patient laughed and
promised to be careful. Had his case
been stated to him in dictionary English he would literally have "had a fit."
We trust this letter will not be mistaken as a plea for the use of slang.
We consider it a bad habit. If your
daughter uses it, remonstrate with her
If your son does not use it consult a
physician about him without delay. If
you, a middle-aged woman, have acquired
the habit, the sooner you cut it out the
(Continued from page three).
Areu''. Ill*) Ilea 111 I.**.'* I��u you see that
ou * who toe spiii uose> lie's Tbe
oi iv mao woo ti.H^n i tiuti from the
I'oonca I'onnc'i .-oast, aud lli.'v mild
the I'oougn PnnnsH native* wouldn't
recruit. Just look at them aud coo
gratulnte Die They re men. every last
one ot tbein. I nave oneb a long aro
ry I don't anow where to begin, aod
1 woo't begin anyway till were
through with this and until yon nave
told uie tbat you are oot angry with
"Ogu. whni place hei.*ne yonr ahe
weni on with tier 1'H.techhtm
Um   thru  wns a  niisliinan   nuking
knowledge   ot   the   almost   universal*
be* he de  uier   Kiigusn   and   hull*  a
dozen of nls fellows wraugieo to el
"There nre only iwn or three more,"
Joan ��iild lo Sheitlou. "und men were
done Hut .vim iniven'i told ute Hint
you nre not angry "
ShPiilon looked into oer clear eye* aa
she favored him who a direct, un
troubled naze that nireatened. ne Knew
from experience, lo turn tesslngly de
Hrint nn nn instant's notice And ao
he looked nt her. It eame tn him tbat
he had never half anticipated the clad-
ness tier return would htiog fn mm.
"I wns angrv," he snla deliberately
"I nm arm angry, very aogry" He
note.) the glint nt detlanre id ner eyea
and ibmied-"_iit I forgave, aod I
oow forgive all nrer again Though I
still insist" -
'Tbat I should bave a guardian.'
sbe Interrupted. "Bot that day will
never come. Thanh goodness. I'm ot
legal age and able to transact bual
oean ln my own right. And. speaking
of business, bow do yoo like my force
mi American methods'*"'
"Mr Raff, from wbat I bear, doesn't
take kindly to them." Oe temporized,
"aod yoo've certainly aet tbe dry
hooes rattling tor many a day Bot
wbat I want to Know la. it other
American women are* as snreeeeful In
business venrureaV
"Look, 'moat all lock." abe disclaim
ad modestly, though her eyes lighted
with sudden pleasure, and oe knew
her bny'a vanity had been tnoroed nv
nls trifle ot tempered praise
"l.tll'H    Oe   Wowed!"    hrolie    ..ol    flu*
lost mat*, Rparrowhawk. bla tee*
shining with admiration. "It waa bard
work, that's wbat It waa. We earned
our pay. Sbe worked oa till we dropped, and we were down with fever
half tbe time. So waa abe. for tbat
matter, only sbe wouldn't stay down,
and she wouldn't let us stay down.
My word, she's a slave driver. An'
the Lord lumme, tbe way sbe made
love to old Klna-Klnal"
"He was older than Telepasse and
dirtier," sbe assured Sheldon, "and 1
am sure much wickeder. Now I must,
mo and wash op. Did tbe Sydoey orders arrive V"
"Yoors are lo your quarters," Sheldon sold. "Horry, for breakfast la
waiting. Let me bave your bat and
belt. Do. please, allow me. There's
only one hook for tbem, and 1 know
where It Is."
Sbe gave bim a quick scrutiny tbat
was almost womanlike, tben sighed
with relief aa sbe unbuckled tbe heavy
belt and passed It to him.
"1 doubt If 1 ever wuut to see another revolver," sbe complained. "Tbat
one baa worn a hole In me, I'm sure.
I never dreamed I could get so weary
of ooe."
SheldoD watched ber to the foot ot
the steps, where sbe tnrned and called
"My, I can't tell yon how good It la
to be home agalol"
"And Burnett said, 'Well, I'll be
_���al i beg your pardon, Miss Lackland, bot yoo bave wantonly broken
the recruiting lawa and yon know It; "
Captain Munater narrated as tbey sat
over their whisky, waiting tar Joan to
come back. "And aaya ahe to bim,
'Mr. Bornett can you sbow me any
law against taklog tbe passengers ott
a vessel that's on a reef'/' What could
Burnett do? He passed tbe whole
hundred and fifty, tbougb the' limlly
waa only licensed for forty and tbe
Fllbberty Gibbet for thirty-five.
"But I don't understand," Sheldon
"This Is tlie way sbe worked It
When tbe Martha was floated we had
to beach her right away at the hend
of the bay, and whilst repairs were
going on. a new rudder being imule,
anils bent, gear recovered from the
niggers, nnd so forth, Miss Lackland
borrows Sparrowhuwk to ruo the Kill).
berty along with Curtis, lends me
Brahms to take Sparrowbawk's place
und starts both craft off recruiting.
My word, tbe Diggers came easy, it
was virgin grouud. Since the Scottish Chiefs do recruiter had ever even
tried to work the coast. When we
tilled up we came buck to aee how tbe
Martha was progressing."
"Aud luluklng we was going noma
wltb onr recruits.' Sparrowhuwk slipped In. "Lord lumme. thai Miss Lack-
laud ain't never satisfied 'I'll take
em on tbe Martha. Bays she, 'and you
inn go uiK'k and fill up agalu. "
"But I told her It couldn't be done,"
Minister went on. "I told her the
Mnrlfia hadn't n license for recruiting,
���tin she snld. It can't be done, eh?"
��� nl -lie stood and thought a few minutes ���
And I'd seen ber think before,"
.���ried spurrowbawk, "and I knew at
.must that tbe tblng was aa good as
Monster lighted nla cigarette and re-
- Von see that spit, she says to me,
v;:"i tilt little. rlEElS breaking around
it? There- a current sets right acme*
It and on It and It will set yoo nicely
aground Then III rescue your n*.
���rults aod'sail uway-almple. ain't itT"
says abe." Munster continued "���You
hang np one tide, says she: 'the nest
is tne hlg high water   Then you, ncrt.e
"i Dotm a i ran wast to sn _��-
off and go after more recralta there's
no law agalost recruiting wben you're
empty.' 'Bot tbere is against starving
em,' 1 said. 'You know tbere ain't any
Kal-kal to apeak ol aboard of ua aod
tbere ain't a crumb on tbe Martha.
"'Don't let tbe kal-kal worry yon.
Captain Monster, says sbe. if I caa
find grub for elgotyfour months on
tbe Martha, the two ot ynu can do aa
much by yoar two vessels. Now go
ahead and get aground before a steady
nreese comes np and spoils tbe ma*
nenver. I'll send my boats tbe moment yon strike.
"And we went and did It" Sparrow-
inwk said solemnly and then emit-
ed a series of chuckling noises. "Miss
seklsnd transferred tbe recruits, ana
�����*. tri.k wns done."
EST we Forget,   "They're
*   Coming to Chase."
Below we mention
a few of our
Seasonable Goods
Sleds, Sleighbells,
Snowshoes, Baby
Sleighs, Symonds'
Crosscut Saws,
also Silverware
and Cutlery.
R.  P.  Bradley's
Hardware   Store
Chase, B.C.
The Biggest Little Town on Earth
 Chase, B. C.	
House to Exchange
for Farm Land near
The House stands on Two
Lots, is situated high, and
in a most desirable locality.
It contains Five Rooms, is well-
built and plastered.
Water and Electric Light are
laid on.
Apply at the Tribune Office. THE  CHASE  Tllirtl'V
From Our Neighbours
Items Gathered by Our Special Correspondents
Mr. and Mrs. Davidson and family and
Hr. and Mrs. Frank St. George, are expected back from Montreal next week.
Mr. and Mra. Charles Coubeaux left
Sorrento on the 23rd. and sailed from
Vancouver on the Zelandia on Xmas
Day for a few month's visit tu Honolulu. Leaving their only son with Miss
Rhodes, until their return.
Mr. and Mra. J. Kinghorn held high
festival for their children at Spes Bons
un Xmas eve, when the lovely tree
abounded in gifts for children of all
ages, who had come from far and near
to meet Santa Clsus. And he arrived in
dramatic style, just as the tree waa lit,
amidst a great ringing of sleigh-bells
and patter and slid down the bannisters
into the great hall.
There was a happy time for visitors
und pupils ut the closing exercises of
the Sorrento public school. The schoolroom had been decorated by the pupils
who were in party attire, and who
showed a good progress in their studies,
by their answers to Miss Rhodes, to
Trustee Jackson, and by their papers
and maps. Then, when the examination was over, Mrs. Jackson served tea,
assisted by Miss Dickey, amidst speeches
from the desk by Mr. Jackson and Mr.
Reedman of Blind Bay.
The Rev. S. L. Carrington of Texas,
took service in St. Mary's church, on
Christmas Day and delivered an original
and thrilling sermon on the old message "Peace on Earth, Good Will to
Men." The reverend gentleman ia a
writer of repute, has published much,
and being also a fluent and able speaker,
he easily carries his hearers with him
whatever his subject may be. The
church had been beautifully decorated;
the Christmas hymns and carols went
heartily with Mrs. Carrington at the
organ Bnd the whole service waB a
memorable one. A good collection was
taken up. The Rev. and Mrs. Carrington left on December the 27th., for
their own parish in Texas.
Mr. Stanley  Kappel 1b spending his
Christmas holidays as the guest of Mr.
ami MrsrThtimpson at the Bluff.
Mrs. McGowan returned home a short
time ago from Tait, Saskatchewan,
where she has been visiting other members of her family for the last five
Mr. Ted Jones paid a visit to Celiata
on Friday last to attend the wedding
dance of Mr. and Mrs. Buckingham^
All were pleased to see "Ted" buck
ti'i'iiin to his own native home, (especially the fair sex).
At the meeting of the Farmer's Institute on the 27th Dec, the following
officers were elected for the coming
year. William Thompson President,
William Reddy Vice Piesident, R. W.
Reid Secretary and Treasurer and
Messrs Jinks, Noakes, Stevens, Committee.
The  concert,   Christmas   tree,   and i
dance held in theschool house on Christ-
fnas. eve was a huge success.   A  play
entitled   "Pumpkin  Ridge"  was very!
cleverly executed and created consider- j
able merriment.   Those who took parts
were the Misses Orsers and Miss Kate
Thompson,  Messrs.   Fowler,   Brown,
Thompson   and   Riley.    Dancing    was j
kept up until 4.80 in the morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Tlios, Brown Hr. gave a
Wedding dance on the 27th in honor of
their daughter Jeannie, who was mar-
i it'll at Chase on Christ man day, to]
Knit'st Buckingham. Never in the his-)
tory of Celiata lias there been Buch a !
crowd at a dance. The school house
could accommodate only about half of
tin; dancers. Oliver Freeman came;
over from Blind Bay with his launch, j
and when he had disgorged his cargo, j
it was found he had brought over
twenty-live people. Judging from the
numerous presents, both useful and
costly, received by the young couple it |
was evident thst both of them were |
very popular in the district.
10  Cords   24-inch
To be delivered tit Ohnse Public
JAS. A. GRAHAM, Secretary.
The latest household decoration out
this way is a 1913 calender.
Edward Kilmer made a trip to Chase
Friday night of laat week.
W. P. Pritchard left last Friday for
the coast, returning to Pritchard the
early part of this weak.
H. Pierce of Chase, B. C, passed
through here on the east bound on
Thursday of last week.
( has. Thompson has accepted a position as log butcher with the North Wat-
more Logging Co.
D. Ross, E. Edwards and F. Bell took
a sleigh riding party to Chase Sunday
after noon. They Bay they went to
Fred Bell of Back Valley has joined
forces with the North Watmore  Logging Co., who are logging the benches
! In the shade of Beulah Mountain.
Mr. Arthur Phillips, Mrs. Phillips and
her sister Miss Campbell left for Vancouver on the noon train Friday where
they will remain for two weeks before
returning to Pritchard.
James Amey, is doing great work in
the log hauling business these days.
The amount of snow on the ground
makes logging a money making proposition this winter,
Edward JolifTe was a Pritchard caller
Sunday. To watch him climb a hill
through the snow is to believe that he
has invented some device to neuteralize
the lawB of gravity.
Basil and Percy Carr, who have for
the past several months been connected
with the survey crew which was doing
the location work for the double-tracking of the C. P. R., returned to their
home here on Christmas eve. They are
expecting to spend the winter at this
The dance at the Duck Range sehool-
house was largely attended by men, but
there was a shortage of the gentler sex,
only about half a dozen ladies being
present. This would serve as a shock
to some of the bachelors who attended
as they would no doubt reason that this
was their last chance to be the recipient of a leap year proposal.
On Christmas Day Albert Cook and
Miss Grace McCrea were married at
Chase. Mr. Cook ia one of our progressive homesteadet'B who haa been residing at Pritchard for about two years.
Mr. and Mrs. Cook have the good wishes of the entire community. We pray
that they shall be happy and prosperous
and live long enough to eat the goose
that picks the grass off their grave.
A sleigh ride party consisting of Mr,
Edward Anderson, Alex Olsen, Master
Eddie Martin, Mrs. C. Martin and Mrs.
Anderson, drove out this way Thursday
and spent the day with C. Thompson,
all, with the exception of Mr. Anderson, returning to Chase the same evening. Mr. Anderson stay.d over a day
to shoot rabbits and he sure made the
fur fly getting a rabbit every shot, and
he shot numerous times. Mr. Anderson and his rabbits left for Chase on
the train Friday evening.
A sleigh load of Chase people on the
way to the dance at Duck Range on Friday evening got tangled up in the brush
on one of the timber berths near the
site of the old Monarch mill, and were
hopelessly lost when they were discovered by a good Samaritan, who piloted
them clear of the woods and directed
them to the schoplhouse, oidy, as he
had heard nothing about the dance, it
was to the Martin Prairie schoolhouse
where his advice took them, so I suppose that accounts for at least one
sleigh load of Chase people being absent from the festivities,
Salmon Arm West.
There was a big turn out to tho dance
at Silver Creek on Friday night.
J. Allen left on Tuesday night for
Vnncouver, where he has secured a
position as engineer.
F, Woodland left last week on a trip
to Ottawa. He will return in the spring |
and bring Hazel with him.
Mr. Palmer's son Tom left on Tuesday
night to spend New Yeur's at the
A good many from the valley attended the Odd Fellows ball in the city on
Tuesday night (New Year's Eve).
Wm. Fleming came in from Vancouver last week and is living with his parents on the west side of the river.
Miss Catherine McMillan arrived in
the valley from Winnipeg laet Wednesday, and wil' spend some time visiting her sister, Mrs. J. McLeod.
Ed. Patten drove over from Armstrong
on Monday. He returned home on Tuesday with his brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Tile.
We are pleased to learn that Miss
Clark will return after holidays. She
may return with Wm. Palmer, who is
said to be down at Calgary, purchasing
cattle for his butcher shop.
1,975 Miles Constructed by Three
Trunk Lines in 1912 at the
Cost of $30,000,000
All records for railroad construction
work in western Canada have been
eclipsed this year. The three chief
roads, the G. T. P., the Canadian Northern, and the Canadian Pacific, have
completed in the neighborhood of 1976
miles, at an expenditure of almost 130,
000,000 in the west. Next year they
expect to complete 2700 more miles at
a cost of nearly $41,000,000.
During the year 630 miles was added
to the system of the C. P. R. In the
coming year the company plans to grade
and track between 1000 and 1100 more
The Canadian Northern laid the most
track during 1912 with 983 miles of
Bteel. They hope to lay another 1000
miles in the coming year.
Ab for Canada's newest transcontinental, it put down 459 miles of track
this season. For next year the company hopes to put down 600 or 600 more
The double tracking of the C. P. R. is
the biggest work upon which that company is at present engaged. It has
been rushed and now the second track
between Port Arthur and Kemnay, a
point in Manitoba just west of Brandon,
is practically completed. It has also
been progressing well between Regina
and Chaplin, Ogden and Sunalta, and
Hammond and Vancouver.
Surveys for the extra track right
through to the coast are nearing completion and the road plans to rush the
work of double tracking right through
to the coast and between Calgary and
Kemnay next year.
Among the chief works commenced or
completed by the C.-P. R. this year are
the $1,600,000 hotel being erected in
Calgary, the Ogden shops at Calgary,
enlargement of Calgary depot, reconstruction and enlargement of the Vancouver terminal and station yards at
Coquitlam, high level bridge and eight-
story office building in Edmonton, new
office building in Saskatchewan, and a
$1,000,000 coal handling plant at Fort
The C. P. R. proposes to complete the
Vancouver terminal work, the Ogden
shops, the hotel at Calgary and the nev-f
waiting room and offices at Victoria this
coming year.
The C. N, R. is rushing branch lines
to completion in all parts of the country.
As for the line between Calgary and
Saskatoon it should be connected up
with the Calgary yards before the end
of the year.
The grading of the Meld to Calgary
branch of the G. T. P. is completed and
the laying of track should be finished by
March, 1913.
As well, a number of other lines
throughout the west have been lu'id by
the three roads during the year.
Business Man's Health.
In London a few years ago a conference was held under the auspices of
the Incorporated Institute of Hygiene,
to discuss the health of the business
man. Sir Thomas Crosby, the Lord
Mn>or ot London and a medical man of
some note, said that during an experience
of sixty years' practice in the city, he
had remarked a great change of viewB
with regard to the city office toiler, and
he believed thrt the health of the clerk
was at the present time well looked
after, One of the medical men present
argued that hurry at meals should be
avoided, and he also deprecated the con
sumption of meat in the middle of the
day. Others found that the high-Strung
nerves of many city workers were a
fruitful source of dyspepsia. Another
speaker said that the business man ate
less and drank less than formerly and
consequently enjoyed better health.
Most of the speakers expressed the
opinion that hut little should be eaten in
tlie middle of the day and some seemed I
to think that two good meals in the day I
were quite sufficient. The most impor-
tant part of the London conference was *
that which dealt with the eating and
drinking question. A man who does i
not take enough exercise or who does j
not perform sufficient manual labor to i
enable him to digest and assimilate a [
large quantity of food and particularly j
flesh food, should be very careful as to j
quality and quantity of food he ingests. |
Such a man does not require much meat j
and after a certain age the less meat he
eats the better will it be for him and as- j
suredly he should not eat much in the!
middle of the day���for the matter of j
that he should not drink much, either. I
As for exercise, that is a more debat-
able point. The majority of business j
men take too little regular exercise and
many sporadically take too much. In j
this instance the personal equation is
almost all important.
Try a Tribune want ad.   They're
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mttly nrffidji to togto tfo JXtm fffttr
I will Wear  good clothes   in
from   the  skin  out,  and I'll
buy   them from the  store of
British Columbia
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Grant & Ballard
thank their many patrons for
increased volume of business
during   1912,  and   ask  for   a
continuance of confidence.
Wishing one and all a Happy
and Prosperous New Year.


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