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Vol. 1.
C. A. IIA It Mill
Editor ihu) Proprietor
No. 49
Wh Bronze Medal
Elizabeth G. Gervan of this city
lias the honor of being awarded the
bronze medal for this district on
the result of her entrance examinations from the girl's school. The
medals which aro ton in number for
the Province are given by His lloyal
Highness, tlip Duke ol Connaught.
I'hilliwiU'k surely feels proud of her
school results.
Bit Bukn.pt Slock Sale
Th.. grent bankrupt snle nt Treii-
holm's furniture store is the talk of
the town, lt is deserving of nil the
talk you enn give it. Sueh values
havo novor boforo boon o do roil, .lust
think of buying furniture of highosl
quality fnr below inonufnoluror's
oust. That's whnt this snle means,
If you haven't shared in this wondor-
ful bankrupt snle bargains—don'l
delay another day. Stocks nre already lighting to show the effects of
tho past fow day's terrific selling.
The prices liiil ymi como—barken
to the .-nil. This closing out sale
is being held by the I. I). Smith,
Sales Co., by order of C.T. Mellnllio
assignee. A few weeks more nud
all will U' sold.
Jill Hospital Dooalkiin.
The fiillowinK contributions wore
received at the Chilliwuek Hospital
this month: bog potatoes, Mrs. Sellers; cherries, Mr. Knight; Flowers
magazines, Mrs. Roily; raspberries,
Mrs. Marshall; lettuce and fresh
vegetables, Mrs. Poors; cherries,
Mrs. J. H. Jackson; pickled beets
and Dowers, .Mrs. T, Knight; raspberries and one hen, Mrs. Duy; oggs,
cream and (lowers, Mrs. Jus.Munro;
cuke, Mrs. Sleightholm; 3 crates of
raspberries, two cukes, cream nnd
sugar. Women's Hospital Auxiliary;
potatoes, bottles fruit, Mrs. L.
Snider; licnns, Mrs. Chamberlain;
flowers, Methodist Churoh; vegetables and llowors, Mrs. White; hen,
Mrs. Sleightholm; screens, Sardis
Auxiliary; (lowers, Mrs. C. T. Orr;
magazines, Kev. Huberts; vegetables
Mrs. H. H. Spicor; llowors, Mrs. T.
Knight; crate raspberries, .Mrs.
Ford; flowers nn.l magazines, Mrs.
Cruieksliank; magazines, Mrs. Kirk-
land. During tlie month nine patients were treated with one birth.
Dr. Blake, the famous explorer
arrived hero last evening and will
appear in tint Opera house Thursday Night August 8.
Ur. Blake travelled Now Guinea,
Fiji, Solomon Islands and New Zealand for tho Australian Government
opening Up lauds and studying general native life. The program is
one of moving pictures taken on his
tour, throe and one-half years among
cannibals, showing life among the
natives and Honolulu with all its
wonderful attractions. Peter Jack,
the pilot lish is shown piloting a
ship to port, convincing the most
skeptical of this finny monster.
The trip to tho grout volcano is alono
worth the price ol admission. Two
lives were lost in securing this remarkable picture, the tailing lava
is thrown up in hundreds of tons
before your eyes. Thoy are the only
copies in existence. The box plan
is now open.
One of the City Transfer teams
made a lively dash from the the
rear Company's stables on Wellington street on Friday, witb llie front
portion of a wagon. At the Empress
hotel tho toam collided with u big
telephone pole which suddenly ter
minuted  the mud  career   of   the
steeds. The harness was badly
broken and ono of the horses received quite a shaking up.
As we go to press today (Tblrs-
day) wo learn of the accidental
drowning of a ton your old Indian
Isoy.ul Harrison Mills,the littio boy
falling Irom the wharf. As yol the
body has not been recovered.
Iteineinlicr tho Women's Institute
Picnic on Thursday July 8 at Mor-
den's Hunch, Camp Slough lloud.
Maliuoo of moving pictures at
the Lyric Thentre ovory Saturday
aftorniHiu at 8.80.   Admission 10c
For Salo—on easy terms, what is
known as the Bent place, Fairlield
Island, in whole or in part. (Ieo.
Farmers—Save samples of grains
gross and straw us there will Imi a
splendid prize offered for sume at
Chilliwack fall fair.
Born—to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Ford
Yale Roud, July 27, a son,
Chilliwack Heads List.
Miss Olive Orr Leads Province in
Advanced Grade, High School
Results of (I rude Examinations in
High School aro announced,   Of 42
pupils writing :!li were successful.
Of the I"  candidates  froni   Cliilliwnck High School   who  wrtile  the
advanced examinations, one boing
ill with measles could not llnlsli
the examination, Hence umi per
cent of the candidates in Ibal class
were successful, In the Bll 1110 class,
Miss Olive Orr, with 810 murks
eoiiies lirsl in llie Provinco,
In comparing ChlHIwack results with tlissse from oilier schools
one tines nut Iiml any with a higher
rank lhan  Chilliwaek High School.
Cliilliwnck High School—Preliminary Coiirso, Junior grade; maximum marks, luiHi; numbor of candidates 22, passetl 17—Smith, liessic
V., 7(10;Thomas, Alice .M.,7-'!>;Burton, Miirjorlo l„, 702; Chadsoy,
Helen G..02Dj Clllberl, EtholwInB,,
till; Tuit, Miirjui'ic M.,l!llll; .lack-
son, Margaret 15.,006; llinehellffo,
Joseph E.,001; Henderson, Ruth,
688; iMeKnclion, Envin B., 588;
Harry I..,.577; Chapman, Ella M.,
Johnson, rCnthlconS.,580; Johnson,
■107; Anderson, Mary A., 546;
Hummer, Dewey, 510; Chapman,
Carroll, 612; Spencer, A. Roy, 502.
Advanced Course, Junior grade;
maximum marks 1000; numlier of
Candidates 17passsd 10—Orr Olive
M.,810; Brannick, Errol H. 005;
Anderson, Alice, 570; Standevon,
W. E.,270; Hodgins,Frank.!.,578;
Smith, Imrry N. ,571; Johnson Claru
">('._; Hutchinson, Edith 11., 500;
White, Harold M.,559; Whitwort'i,
Francos M., 557; Johnson, Grace
M., 551; Thomas, E. Walter, 548;
Marshall, Myra H., oil; Orr, John
M., 544; Smith, E. Mary, 629;
Robertson, Win., 514.
Full Course Junior grade; maximum marks, 1200; numlier of candidates 1, passed 1—Evans, Oliver
C, 704.
Coqualeetza Institute (Sardis)—
Preliminary Course, junior grade;
maximum murks 1000; number of
candidates 1, passed 1—Gladstone,
Sophie, 522.
Private Study—Full course, Junior grade; maximum marks, 1200;
number of cotldidatos I, passed 1—
Hemming, Emily, 888.
Church News
There will be Divine service ill St.
Mary's church Sunday August I at
10.00 o'clock.
Baptist Church—Rev. J. T. Marshall, Minister. Subject for Sunday
evening, "Acres of Diamonds"
R. H. Cairns will conduct the
morning service iu tho Methodist
church next Sunday, and Hev. W.
P. Hunt, of Sumas, the evening
Twenty live Isiys, of thfl Wesley
Troop Hoy Scouts, loft for u Iwo
weeks camping trip to Cultus Luke.
They aro in elinrge of Scoutmaster
Abbott and Assistant Scout Master
Wooil worth.
At tho official Board meeting of
tho Methodist church held Inst
Wednesday evening, Hev. A. E.
Huberts was grunted n month's
Vacation and he ami Mrs. RobortS
will leave for Viotoriu Friday morning where they expect to  spend
ubout two weeks of the holiday.
Farmers—Save samples of grains
grass nnd straw, as there will bo n
splendid prize olferctl for same ul
the Chilliwuek full fnir.
A change has been made in lho
tennis tea hostesses from the schedule in uiiother purl of the pnpor,
On Aug. 8 Mrs. Polly nnd Mrs.
Thomas will serve ten in the place
of Mrs. Cruickshiinks nnd Mrs. Mo-
Caltroy who served ten to-day.   All
outsiders uro welcome totlictournn-
liieut, 10 cts. admitting anyone not
a member to court und ton.
Mr. uml Mrs. James Itniley, of
Surdis, desire to publicly express
thoir gratitude Tor the mnny tokens
of kindness shown them during thc
horn's of sud borenvemont iu the loss
of   their  second    youngest    child
recent ly.
Go to J. Kniglil & Co. for lho
Host Flour. Wo guarantee lloyal
Standard and Mighty Fine. Ten
grades to choose from, Pastry unequalled.
Merchant's Picnic Huge Success
Large Crowds Participate in First Annual Picnic.   A Big
Program of Sports and a Good Time Enjoyed
by All.   Everything was Free—and Easy.
The lirst annual picnic of tho
Chllllwaek Merchants on Wednesday (civic holiday) was ii   big ami
unqualified  sin ss,  ami those on
whose shoulders fell the hiii'ilen of
llieevcul nre to he congratulated on
lhe   result   of   their   efforts.      The
weather   man   was   in   splendid
Sympathy wilh I lie occasion, nud this
I'eallire was ideal.    Those iu charge
worked hard to give everybody a
good tinic, nml make tho dny one
long lo he reiucnilici'i'd bv tlioso
who attended. One unfortunate
I'ealui'c wns the fact thai the event
enmc in the midst of the baying
season so that out as many of tlie
fanning community were present as
the merchants had Imped for. The
city turned out enniasse nnd there
were many from outside who arrived
for the afternoon sports, which
mnde a big hit with the crowd,
Everybody was in happy picnic
humor and all went in for a good
time. Tho handsome and valuable
prizes offered in the various events,
had the effect of producing a largo
number of entries and keen competitions in almost every case. The
forenoon sjHsrts were held at the
live corners and were witnessed by
a big crowd.
Seven entered the six mile bicycle
road race, C. Woodworth, Ian Coote,
R. Webb, Arthur Bartlett, Robert
Leary, Arnold Jackson and L. Manuel. The latter got a bnd start, being thrown from his wheel and at
the Cannery was ditched by a bunch
of dogs which necessitated his dropping out. Bartlett lead for two-
thirds of tho distance, hut was overtaken by Coote, Woodworth, .lack-
son nnd Webb, who finished in the
order named, Bartlett and Leary
taking tif tit and sixth positions. The
race was u good one nntl not more
thnn twenty live yards separated the
three lenders at the finish. Thc
time wns nbout l!i minutes.
UK) yard dash—A. While, W.
Houston, A. Patch, (i. Siitherns,
und It. Webb were the entries, the
lirst three taking the money in  the
irder named.   Time 10V
220 yard dash—won by A. White,
W, Houston, second nnd A. Jackson
third.    Time 211^ seconds.
The fireman's contest elicited
grout interest. Three teams entered
ami the test was to run 100 yards,
lay 200 feet of hose, make euplings
uud got water. The men of No. 2
hall, Jack Turner, J. O'Hearn, A.
Stringer, P. Carey, K. Miiloolm, 11.
Malcolm (Capt.,) Arthur Graham,
and T. Hounycnsllc, were the lirst
to test their Bpeed and made il in
fifty-eight seconds.
The resident men of the hall had
the idea that the team tbut could
defeat thom would have to go some.
K. James (capt.) T. SulTcrns, (I.
Robinson, J. Quinn, (I. Edwards,
A. Dessand, L. Royds, A. Wilkinson comprised tho second team and
lho boys OUt eight seconds oil the
previous record.
Joe. Scott captained a team of dromon who resided ut home composed
of S. Pugh, (I. Ford, F. Soiuplo,
N. Short L. Chadsey, .1. Turvcy,
F. Nclcius, Wm Kniglil. This team
sprung n surprise by completing the
lest in the gsiod time ol II seconds.
The win wns u popular one mid u
hearty cheer was given lho winners.
In fairness to the men of No.2
hull it must he stilted thut tbey ure
ueurly all new men, having boon but
recently organized.
The parade was the next item on
the program, and consisted of decorated automobiles, Willi Regimental Band, D. Company, Hoy
Scouts Nos. I nnd 2, Firemen nnd
equipment, business men (dressed
in while suits) Citizens iu rigs.
The pnrntle formed nl the city hull
und passed down Wellington street
to the Fair grounds where the major
part ssf thc program was curried out.
The judgement of thc decorated
automobiles was the lirsl event.
There were eight cars iu the parade
N. Cruickshanks, Dr. Elliott, of
Rosedale, II. I. Barbor, F. McManus, II, Eekcrt, L. Roydos, W. L.
Macken, Fashion Livery nnd A. E.
MoLano. The judges awarded the
prizes thus, 11. Eckert, A. Cruiok-
slianks, Dr. Elliott. The decorated
luitiiiiiuliile parade was a novel event
for lho city and most excellent taste
and workmanship was shown in the
fixing up uf those ears, producing
excellent ell'ccts. It was really something to imitate uud keep at. Mr.
Eokei'I's car was really a final representing the Dairy ami Gordon
priiiliicls ol Chilliwack and was excellent. Noniinii Cruiokshnnk's
car was especially effective and laste-
ly decorated in yellow, white and
green, everything including the fair
occupants, lileiiilingsplendidly. The
Rosednle oar, Dr.Elliott's, was a product of fair Roscdule's art uud on
instant favorite, 11. J. Barber's
ear wns one which was worthy of
prize money also, effective
colorings with resulting good effect
being scoured. F, J. McManus
had n strong and well decorated patriotic onr and C. L. Roydo, A. E.
McLane, W. L. Macken and the
Fashion Livery, while not as elaborate as the others wore worthy of
On the arrival of the parade complete at the grounds, W. Lyle Macken president of the Merchants
Association spoke for a few minutes
giving a hearty welcome to all and
emphasizing thc pleasure it gave the
merchants of the city thus to entertain the people of the town and surrounding country. The merchants
realized that everything which tended lo dovelopo the rural district developed the city as well and assured
those present of the desire of the
merchants to assist nil such work in
both citv nnd country, lie thon
Introduced Mayor Waddington who
also spoke a few words ssf welcome
uul congratulation on the apparent
success and management of the
first merchants picnio. 'Everybody's doln' it" wns tho happy
slogan all duy.
Luncheon wns then oartaken of
und the ice cream, lemonade and
fruit, distributed free, disappearing
us if by magic,
In the team hitching contest P.
Parry mid \V. Maynard had a lively
go, and the contest was onlntcrrest-
ing one, Parry winning lirsl plnce.
In the slmllinr compotion for delivery rigs Foster Molclm of Malcolm's grocery won from Ansel
Duncan of Lillie's grocery und W.
II. Stevenson, Malcolm's rig was
decorated in rod, white und blue by
Ernest Waddington, Lillie's rig wns
nlso decorated in the same colors,
while \V. H. Stevenson hnd his rig
freshly painted and his horso groomed to a silken finish. The hitter's
outfit presented a very nutty appearance.
Boy's race undeu 10— I, Coote,
M. Gilbert, II. Ballam.
Hoy's race under 12—('bus. Job-
person, Archie Barker, Rob. Mc-
Boy's race under 8—(Uenn Atkinson, John llluuclilielil, .lohn Joss.
The midget winner of lliis event ran
n splendid race uud was a popular
Hoy's nice under 5—.luck Harbor,
Linton Budd, Dun Sturgis. Tho
winner of this nice took the lend on
the start and kept a watchful eye on
ull close competitors.
Girls under 111— E. Cromarty, II.
Hurl.in, |„ Gibson.
(lirls under 12—Hurlmra Edmonson,
Irene Darts. (Helen .less nnd Edna
Grafton tied.) 2nd race—Lillian
Gibson, Lillian Maynanl, Florence
It, II.
(lirls under 8—Marion Cowen,
Muble Kipp, Aliee Hrud"huw.
Girls under 6—Helen Giles, Mablo
Sineilley,Margaret Hull. In this moo
Italic Johnson was leading but seeing
bor daddy ran to him. She was
however given n prize.
Tbo Ladies nail driving contest
created a lively interest. There
woro so ninny Indies who wanted n
chnneo for the money in this event
that it hud to lie pulled off in two
sections, the throe winners of each
competition for the prize. Mrs,
Liiruux, Miss O'Hearn aud Miss
Woodworth scoured tho prizes iu
the order mimed.
Ladles' raco, single—E. O'Hoarn
The surest index to the future of
any community is the manifested
confidence in that community of
powerful financial institutions. Or
in other words when a large financial
concern is willing to back the judgement of its ollieers by deciding to
invest its money in  u  district,  the
noise is surely a joyful one to iho
people residing therein. A few
weeks ngo a gentlemen, high up in
tho world of finance in the person
of Mr. F.G. Cope. Assistant Secretary of the Sun Life Assurance Co.,
of Canada, snout several days in our
Valley quietly investigating conditions with a view towards establishing n loaning department for British
Columbia. A direct result of his
visit here, and elsewhere in the
Province, has been the decision of
the company, the largest of its kind
in Canada, with nn annual income
of over eleven million dollars, to at
once begin the investment of its funds
in B.C. securities. A local advisory
board composed of prominent Vancouver business men bus boon crcut-
oil and Mr. F. J. Hart, President
und General Manager of F. J. Hart
& Co. Ltd., has lieen appointed Loan
Manager for tne Province. The
real merits of the Chilliwack District
had doubtless a largo influence in
causing Mr. Cope to report favorably
upon British Columbia and it is a
source of gratification to those who
have implicit faith in our Valley,
to know that this feeling is shared
by men of such prominence in the
business world. The company will
loan money on improved farm lands
etc., and will be a great help to lho
up-building of legitimate enterprise.
L. O'Hoarn, F. Kipp.
Married ladies' race—Mrs- C. A.
Burlier, Mrs. It. H. Love, Mrs. W.
Fat ladies' race—Mrs. F. LatuBj
Mrs. E. A. Kipp,(Mrs. R. J. Mcintosh and Mrs. Giles,  tied.)
Running hop, step nnd jump,
school Isoyssj—11. Ballam, 1. Coote,
G. Dickie.
Throe legged raco, under 10—
Coote and Mcnzie, Hummer und
Denholm, Hidlnui and Dickie.
Three legged race under 12— J.
Huteheson and G. Gervan, B. Smith
and F. Appclby, W. Novard and L.
Obstacle race—The contestmlts lo
got through a suck, n suspended
barrel, under a canvas, pick out
shoos put on und luce and return to
starting point by same route.
Under 10— Jack McDonald, Jas.
Hlttoheson. Open—1. Coote, Glen
Dickie, Pete Mcnzie.
Slow horse raco, six entries—W.
(I. Lillie, E. A. Nelems.
The foot ball match lietween the
Militia and the City was a vory good
gnmo and attracted n large portion
of thfl visitors. Tlio soldiers wore
the victors by a score of 2-1
Tho Cubs and Tigers pulled off
the liest base ball goods of the season. No score wus tallied until thc
seventh, and thc game ended 4-2 in
favor nf the cubs. Interest in the
game ran high at times and many
good plays wore witnessed.
In the tug of war between thc
butchers and blacksmiths aud a
picket team of business men, excite
ment ran high. A disagreement
arose ovor the first pull and for a
time the teams seemed to lie pulling
in uIkiuI nineteen different directions nt once. Tho pull loosened
Intent powers of oratory and there
wero large chunks of it being hurled
in all directions. Thfl cooler heads
however were suoeessful in pulling
the event out of the furnace uud
the tennis got down to business iu
in earnest, After n stiff pull of
several minutes the liccf nnd iron
men hud to acknowledge defeat by
a heavier team.
The Indians sprung u surprise ou
the ranchers in securing lhe long
end of the twine in their tug of
The ranchers gavo somo encouragement to the Indians by not
exerting themselves in the first
pull. Thc second the ranchers so-
cured after a pretty still pull. The
unexpected hup|>cncd in the third
trial of strength, when the Indians
began to realize the Importance of
the prosposition. They were slow
in this respect but lndinnlike when
it did duwn on thom thoy wore just ns
slow to lot thc idea go und after over
eight minutes dosperote pulling,
tbey won the prize of t'i each for
twelve men.
(Continued mi I'ugoS.)
Sardis Church Opening.
New and Beautiful Church ol England Edifice Opened.   Interesting Services.
The Churoh ol St.John, Sardis,
which lias been iu thfl course ol
construction since early spring, wns
opened [or Divine Service on Sunday
July 21,    His  Lordship A. 0. de-
Pcncicr, Bishop of the Di so being
present for the dual purpose of dedicating the churcli and holding the
service of confirmation, The services
throughout the day at which both
His Lordship and Hev. C. li. Clarke
officiated were us follows: Early
Celebration at 8a.m., Mattins 10.00
followed by Confirmation Service
and Holy Communion at 11 o'clock,
Baptismal Service at 8 p.m., Evensong at 7.30. The Consecration of
the vessels and the dedication of the
building which took place' at tbe
commencement of the 11 o'clock
service were followed as mentioned
before by the Confirmation Service
and HolyCommunion, His Lordship
addressing the candidates who
were seven in number, calling their
attention to the relative significance
of the two ceremonies which in both
cases Isetokened servituce to the Almighty. At the 3 o'clock service,
three infants received the Holy
Sacrament of Baptism at the hansis
of the Bishop, one of the little s>nes
lieing a daughter ol an Indian on
Cultus Lake reserve known as? Dr.
George. She was given the quaintly
Uncommon name of "Subillia.''
His Lordship again preached at the
conclusion of eveningservice too large
congregation, consisting of Sariis;
Parishioners, members of the St.
Thomas, Chilliwack nud other denominations. His sermons were a
forcible and beautiful definition al
true Christian life and the time anil
expenditure that should be lavished
on beautifying (loirs House. All
services throughout the day wen-
well attended and the sirTertorii'S-
at thevarissus services in aid al tlm
building fund, were most liberal.
All the altar appointments nisist ef
which were given by members of tlta
congregation are of beautiful designs
and go'jil taste; the altar hook rest
was u gift of the members of the
Woman's Auxiliary .if (.'hilUwack.in.1
is a beautiful piece of workmanship.
The altar linen, of which there is a
complete and lovely set was given
by the British Columbia Aid Society
of London, England. The rolled
Cathedral glass windows were mads
possible by liberal assistance from
one of the Congregation.. A very
enjoyable garden purty, at which liis
Lordship A. U, de Pencier wan
present, was given at St. John*4.
Rectory on the Monday follsswing
tbo opening ol the church, to which
the congregations of St. John's and
St. Thomas's were invited. Preparations had been made during the
afternoon to have the whole entertainment out ssf doors and the Rectory grounds were given a festive
appearance by the addition of rings
and bunting but all these together
with   the  tables   which  had   been
spread for refreshments bad alas I to
Us removed Isofore the arrival of the
guests as the weather took a change
for the worse nud ruin seemed imminent, however this kept off long
enough to allow part of the musical
program to Ise givs'ii un the Rectory
varandaoverlooking the garden and
refreshments were served In the tern-
•mrnry bull in which Divine services
Imve  boon   helil   for  the  hist  six
The grocery windows of the departmental store of (i. li. Ashwell_
Son wore specially attractive on Saturday,twelve varieties of very beaull-
ful sweet nonsformingmanybouquets
which were much admired. The
sweet pens were grown by Mr. Me-
Leod of East Chilliwaek, who has n
line new nursery ami expects to supply the people of Chilliwaek with
tomatoes, lettuce etc., all  the  your
The lirst Convocation of thc Un-
niversity ssf British Columbia will be
helil in the auditorium of the South
Park School, Victoria on Wednesday
Aug. 21 at 10 a ni. Among those
who are registered ns members of
thfl Convocation of the Unnlverslty
of B. C. appear tho names of, A. H.
Anning, Chilliwuek, J. N. McLeod,
Surdis, E.Castloninn, Rosedale, Rev.
R. J. Douglas, Chilliwuek, J. li.
White, Surdis, and V. Woodworth,
Copyright 1010]
[\.y W. J. Watt & Company
CHAPTEB XIV.   Contlnuea
"What became of tho poor girl?"
Duska*a voice put tho question, very
••sii.', also, lofl Paris. Whether nlu*
let her iovo conquer her pride ami joined lilm. or whether she went elsewhere
-also alone, no one known but St.
Jolm, and he dors not encourage quob-
"I hope," snid tho
went back, nnd madi
llorvo. caughl tho
In Duskn'a oyos, and
s pensive.
"IT BllO did." lo* Bal
"It mnst hav.- mad.-
Ho gave hor what I
not withhold his ion
boCaUBO H   WOS so writ til
od, then in a lighter voice
girl slowly, "she
■ him lovo her."
melting sympathy
liis own wore roil wiiii conviction,
iln- master happy.
i.- could. II- did
ii liniii stint, but
Ilo paUB-
il on:
i "And, speaking of Marston, nm* timls
it Impossible iu refrain from reciting
nn extraordinary adventure Unit has
Just befallen his Ilrst disciple, Mr, Saxon, who Is a countryman of yours."
Tin' girl's (yes came suddenly away
from Ihe sea to the face of Ihe speaker,
.is he continued:
"I happened to be en the streets,
when wiser folk'were in their homes,
just after the buttle in Puerto Prlo. 1
found Mr. Hobert Saxon—perhaps the
second landscape painter In the world
—lyin-,' wounded on a pavement among
dead revolutionists, and I helped to
carry him t.i an insurrecto haunt. He
wns smuggled unconscious on a ship
Balling for some point In my own land
—Havre, I think. Allonsl Life plays
pranks with men that make the fairy
tales seem feeble!"
Steele had been so astounded that lie
had found no opportunity to stop tho
Frenchman. Now, as he made a sign,
M. Hervo looked at the girl. She wns
sitting quite rigid in her steamer ehair,
and her lips were white. Her eyes
were on his own, and were entirely
"Will yuu tell us tho whole story, M.
Herve?" she asked.
".Mun dleu! 1 have been indiscreet.
I have made a faux pas!"
The Frenchman's disiress was genuinely deep.
"No," answered the g-Jrl, "1 must
know all the story, 1 thank you for
telling me,"
As Herve told his story, he realized
that tho woman whom Saxon had turned buck to warn, according to Hodman's sketching, was the woman sitting before him on Ihe deck of tho
Captain Morris had been, like Rodman, om* of tin- men who make up the
world's flotsam and jetsam. He, too,
bnd meddled in the affairs of that unstable hell which lies just above nnd
below the "line." South ami Central
American politics ami methods were,
familiar lo him. He hnd not attained
the command "f the tramp freighter
Albatross without learning one decisive lesson, that of eliminating curiosity from his plan of living, lie argued
(hat his passenger was an insurrecto,
and. ome seized in Puerto Frio, eould
hardly hope to shield himself behind
American citizenship. There had been
many men in Puerto Frio when the
captain sailed who would have paid
well fur passage to any port beyond
the frontier, but to have taken them
might have brought complications. Ho
hnd been able at some risk to slip two
men ut most lo his vessel under the
curtain of night, ami lo clear without
Interference, lie bet chosen the man
who was his friend, Or. Cornish, and
the man who was bis countryman and
helpless. Of course, all the premises
upon which both Rodman and the soa-
golng man acted were false premises.
Mad Ic been left. Saxon would have
been in no danger, He had none the
less been shanghaied for a voyage of
great length, and he had been shanghaied out of sincere kindness.
It had not occurred to either the
captain or the physician that tho situation could oui last the voyage. Tho
man had a fractured skull, and ho
might die, or in* might recover; but (and paid e
one ur* tin  oilier he must do, and that   with him ii
ivlng being he will greet."
Steele found a thousand objections
'islng up for utterance, but, as ho luok-
■d at the steady blue of her oyos, he
left  them all  unsaid.    She  had  gone
South America, of course she would
. uu io France.
It would bo imaginative flattery to
call lhe lodgings of Alfred Sl. John nnd
his daughtor commodious, even with
the added comforts that tho late years
bad brought to the alleviation of then-
barrenness, Tin' windows still looked
out over the dismal roofs of the Quar-
tier Latin and the Crowning gray chimney pots where the sparrows quarreled.
Si. John might have moved to more
commodious quarters, for ihe days
He was hurt, and he did not recover
al once. By the time he reaches
France, the sea-voyage will have restored him, and he will cable. Those
tramp steamers are slow, and ho hasn't yet had time. If he takes a little
longer to get well, I'll be there lo look
afler him, and bring him home."
The girl shook her head.
"You haven't I bought about tlie
main thing," she said quickly, leaning
forward ami resting her lingers lightly
>n his arm, "or perhaps you thought of
It, George dear, and wore too kind
lo speak ui il. After this, he may wake
up—he may wake up the olher man.
I must go to him myself. I must be
With him." Hor voice became eager
uul vibrant: "I want lo be the Ilrst
Were no longer as pinched as had been
those of lhe past, yei he remained in
the house where In* had lived before
his own ambition died.
His stock-in-trade was his agency
in bundling the painting- of Frederick
Marston, the hall-mad painter who,
since he left Paris shortly after his
marriage, hail not returned to his ancient haunts, or had any parcel In lhe
life of the art world that Idolized him,
except as ho was represented by this
St. John sold the pictures that the
painter, travelling aboul, presumably
concealing himself under assumed
names, sent back to the waiting market and the eager critics.
And St. John knew that, inasmuch
proud of its praise, but just now sho I as bo had beon poor, in the half-starv-
was feeling that it really meant noth- ed, hungry way of being poor, now his
ing at all to her in comparison with | commissions clothed him and paid for
the painter himself. To her. he would hla claret, and, above all, made it positive been quite as important, sho real- Bible for him to indulge the one soul he
I zed, had no critic praised hlmi had his loved for the simple comforts that
brush never forced a compliment from softdned her suffering.
the world. Her brow gathered in per-I The daughter of St. John required
ploxliy  over   one  paragraph  that  met Some small luxuries which it delighted
'lho  Englishman to give lier.    He had
regarded as Buffering of his authorship.
Duska's impulse had been lo leave the
vessel al lho ilrst American port, but
Steele   had   dissuaded   her.    His  plan
s to wire to Kentucky at the earliest
possible moment, and learn whether
then- had been any moBSttge from Sax-
Failing in thai, he advocated going on to New York. If by any chance
Saxon had come bad. lo the Slates; if,
ier example, he hud recovered en voyage ami been transferred, as was not
impossible, lo a. west-bound vessel, his
agent in New York might have some
Horvo cursed himself Cor his failure
h. learn, in the confused half-hour at
lhe Puerto Frio tavern, the name of
ihe vessel that had taken Saxon on
board, ur at leasl the name of tho follow refuge,' wliu had befriended him.
When the ship came abreast of the
fanglikc skyline of Manhattan island,
ami was shouldered against its pUr al
Brooklyn by swarming tugs, the girl,
although outwardly calm, was not far
from inward despair,
Stele's ilrst step was tho effort to
loam what steamer it might have been
that left Puerto Frio for Venezuela and
thence for France, Hut in tho promiscuous Meets of rusty-hulled tramps
that beat their way about the world,
following a system hardly more fixed
than the course of a night-hawk cab
about a city's streets, the effort met
only   failure.
The girl would not consent to an interval of rest afler her sea-voyage, bul
insisted on accompanying Steele at
once to lhe establishment, of the art
dealer who had the handling of Saxon's
'I'he dealer had seen Mr. Saxon some
tlmo before as tho artist passed
through New York, but since that linn,
had received no wonl. lie had held fi
successful exhibition, nml had written
several letters to the Kentucky address
furnished him, but to none of thom
had there been a reply. The dealer
was enthusiastic over tlie art of the
painter, and showed lhe visitors a
number of clippings and reviews that
were rather adulation than criticism.
Tin- girl glanced at them impatiently.
The    work    was   great,   and  she was
wont on talking to tho other face.
•*l know you uro my successor," she
••aid, "because tho enthusiasm painted
into your face is not the enthusiasm of
art alone—nor," she added slowly, "Is
ii pity!"
Then, sbo noticed that ono corner of
the canvas caught the  light with  the
shimmer of wet paint,   it was the corner where ordinarily an artist allixes
ame.    She rose and went to tbo
studio-easel,  and  looked  uguin
with her eyes close to the stretchers.
•  paint  was  evidently  freshly  ap-
il to that corner of the canvas.   To
her peering gaze, it almost seemed that
through tho new coating of the back-
round she could catch a faint underlying lino of rod, as though it hud been
stroke in tho letter of a name.   Then,
she noticed her father's palette lying
i   chair  near   the  easel,   and   the
lies  were  damp,      The  lake  and
VanDyke brown and noutml-tint that
been   squeezed  from  their  tubea
mixed   Into  a rich  tone  on   the
palette, which matched the background
f the portrait.    Sinking back In  the
hair, fatigued even by sueh n slight
ixertlon,   sho  heard   her  father's   returning tread on the stairs.
From the door, he saw her eyes on
lhe picture, but (rue to his promise he
remained silent, though, as he caughl
her gaze on the palette, his own eyes
ook on something of anxiety and fore-
"Does   he   sign   his   pictures   now?"
he asked abruptly.
"No.    Why?"
her eye.
"The most notable piece of work
that has yet come from this remarkable palette," said the critic, "is a canvas entitled, 'Portrait of a lady.' In
this, Mr. Saxon has done something
more thun approximate the genius of
Frederick Marston. He has seemed to
carry It a point forward, and one is
led to believe lhat such an effort may
be the door through which the arlist
shall issue from the distinction of heing 'Marston's first disciple' Into a
larger distinction more absolutely Ills
own." There was more, hui the feature which caught her eye was the fact
Stated that, "A gentleman bought this
picture for his private collection, refusing* to give liis name."
"What does It mean?" demanded
Duska, handing tin* clipping to Steele.
"That picture and tlu; landscape from
lhe Kind' were not for sale."
The dealer was puzzled.
"Mr. Saxon," he explained, "directed
tliat from this assignment two pictures
were to be reserved. They were designated by marks on tho back of tbe
cases and tho canvases. Neither the
portrait nor the landscape waa so
"He must havo made a mistake in
the hurry of packing," exclaimed the
girl, in deep distress. "Ho must have
marked thom wrong!"
"Who    bought    them?"    demanded
The dealer shook his head.
"it   was a gentleman,  evidently  an
Englishman, though he said he lived in
Paris.    He declined  to give his name.
h.    He took  the pietures
i cab to his hotel,   He did
-it looked—olmi
is though the
ainted  out   then
For an instant
atighler wllh kee
"The   canvas   tt
>sl," she said wearily
signature  had   beei
i at  the  co
,  st. John
n Intontnoss.
as   scraped   iu   Shi]
presumably  before tb mpletlon of, not ev< n state where he was stopping."
tie trip across tin* Ailaniic   That he The dealer paused, thon added:    "He
should remain in a COmatoSG slate for explained to me tbat be collected for
days proved mildly surprising and in-1 tho love of picture:*, and lhat he found
tcrcBtlng to tlo* physician, hut that at ^ the notoriety attaching lo the purchase
the end of this time he should suffer of famous paintings extremely dis-
,i long attack of brain fever was an nn-   •    • , ■■■   ■■
xpeeted   tb iVClopment.       Saxon   know|     "Have you ever Been ihls gentleman
'before?"  urged  Steel,-.
nothing of his journeying, and his only
conversation was tint ef delirium,  lie
owed his life ti, th.- .--Mil and vigilance
or the doctor, wbu had B< -n and treated human Ills under mnny crude conditions, and Who dot OtOd him .If wllh
absorption to tie* < . - Neither tho
physician nor tie* captain knew ihat
Un- man had once heen called Itobeii
Baxon.   There was not! i to identify
blm. lie b ,d unie aboard In ihe rld-
iiie clothes borrowed from He- lookers
of lhe PhylllB, and bis pockots held
only a rusty ki ■■   i ome Amoi lean gold
;iinl   a    bHle   South    American    silver.
Without name «-r const lousntj;; or baggage, he wn ilowly crossing lho Atlantic.
' ithor ei.,Umi was pi""-. Ided, ami lnio Ibe newer pockets Captain Harris
and I'r, <tarnish scrupulously transferred these articles. That Carter. If
he recovered, could reimburse lhe skipper was never questioned, if he died,
the care given htm would be charged
to the account of humanity, together
with otlur Bi rvlces ihls rough man
had rendored in his diversified career.
Meanwhile, on the steamer Orinoco
tbe girl was finding her clear, unlllnch
"Yes," the ail agon! answered re-
Heolively, "he has from time to time
picked up several of Mr. Saxon's pictures, and his conversation indicated
ihat he was equally familiar wiih die
work of Marston hlmiolf. He said he
know the Paris agent "f Mr. Saxon
quite well, and it Is possible lhat
Ibrough that source yOU Rllgllt ho able
to   locale   blm.     I   am   very   SOITy   the
misi.-ik OUrred, and, while I am posl-
tlve iliai you win ilmi the letters 'X. 1''.
S.' (nol f«>r sale) on the two pietures
1 have luld. I shall do all in my power
to trace the lost ones."
In one of the packing rooms, the suspicions of Duska were corroborated.
Two t anvascs were found nbout tho
same shape and size as Hu; two thnt
had been bought by the foreign nrt-
lovor. Palpably, Saxon, in his hurry
of boxing, had wrongly labeled Ihem.
ln tin* Mood of lier despair, the girl
found room for a new pang. It was
not .inly because these pictures were
the fulfillment of Saxon's most mature
genius that llu-ir loss became a little
tragedy; not even merely because in
them fhe felt that idie had in a mens
Ing eounige subjected to lhe longest, jure triumphed over Marston's hold on
(lercosl sbge of suspense,Mind Steele J Mie man she loved, but. beeauso by
tried in every possible manner to ootn- every association that wns Important
fort the aflllcted girl in this time of her lo her and to him they were canonized.
trial and to alleviate matters with op-! Thai evening, Steele made his an-
Umlstlo suggestion:. M. Herve Was in nouncoment. He wns going to Havre
great distress over having been the un- and Paris. If anything could be learn-
Wlttlng cause of fears which he hoped j ed at llmt end, he would Iind It out,
ihe future would clear awny. His and while Ihtro he would truce the
aloofness had ended, and, like Steele,  pictures,
he attached himself to her personal "You see," he assured her, with a
following, and sought with a hundred I cheery confidence bo by no means felt
polite attentions  to mitigate what ho "It's really much simpler thnn It looks
been proud when she married Fred
erlck Marston, he had been distressed
when the marriage proved a thing of
bitterness, ami during the past years
lie had watched her grow thin, and
had feared at ilrst, and known laic
that she had fallen prey to tbc tubercular troubles which had caused her
mother's death.
Si. John bail been a petty sort, and
had not withstood the whisperings of
dishonest motives. Paradoxically his
admiration for Frederick Marston was,
seemingly at least, wholly sincere.
In this hero-worship for the painter,
who .had failed as a husband to make
his daughter happy, there was no disloyally for tbo daughter, He knew that
Marston had given all but the love he
had not been able to give am] that hi
had simulated this until her own in
sight pierced tho deception, refusing
compassion where she demanded love.
Tin- men who rendered unto Marston
their enthusiastic admiration were men
of a cult, and tinged with a sort ut cult
fanaticism. St. John, as falber-ln-law,
agent and correspondent, was enabled
to pose along the Boulevard Sl. Michael
as something of a high priest, and in
this small vanity he gloried. So, when
the questioners of the cafes bombarded
him with Inquiries as to when Marston
would tiro of his pose of hermit and
return to Paris, the British father-in-
law would throw out his Shallow ehest,
and allow an enigmatical smile to play
in his palo eyes, and a faint uplift to
come io the corners of his thin lips,
bul  ho never told.
"I have a loiter here," he would say.
tapping the pocket of his coat. "The
master is well, and says that he feels
his nrt  to be broadening."
Between the man aud his daughter,
the subject of the painter was never
mentioned. After her return from
Englandi where she hud spent Ihe Ilrst
year after Marston dropped out of her
life, ■ I e had exacted from her father a
promise thut his name should not be
spoken beiwecn them, and tbe one law
St. John never transgressed was lhat
of devotion to her.
Ihr life was spent in. the lodgings,
to which Sl. John clung bocauso they
were in the building whoro Marston
had    pointed,      She   never   suggested   a
removal to more commodious quarters,
Possibly. Into her pallid lift- had crept
a sentimental fondness for the place
for lhe sumo reason. Her weakness
was growing lnio fnolileness. Less,
eii'.h day, she felt like going down the
steep nights of stairs for n walk In the
Boulevard or st. Michael, nnd climbing
them again on her return. More heavily
each day, she leaned on bis Supporting
arm. All these things St. John noted,
and day by day the traces of sandy red
In his mustache nnd beard faded more
and more Into gray, and the furrow between bis pale blue eyes deepened more
St. John had gone one afternoon to
a neighboring atelier, and the girl,
wandering into his room, saw a portrait standing on the easel which KI.
John had formerly used for his own
canvases. Most of lho pictures that
came hero were Marston's. This one,
like ihe resl, was unsigned. She sank
into the deeply cushioned chuir lhat St.
John kept for her in his own apartment, aud gazed fixedly at the portrait.
It was a picture of n woman, and the
woman In tbe cbnlr smiled at the woman on lhe canvas.
"You are very beautiful—my successor!" sho murmured. For a lime,
she studied the warm, vivid tones of
tbe painted features, then, with the
same smile,  devoid of bitterness, she
plans of Vegas to the government, but
lhat scandal is not credited. Most of
those wbo are well Informed know thai
the traitor was one whom wo trusted,
a man who in your day wus on lhe
side of the established government.
That man is now in high inlluence by
reason of playing tho Judas, and it
may bo that he will make an effort to
secure your extradition. Embezzlement, you know, Is not a political
offense, and ho still holds a score
against you. Vou know to whom 1
refer. That is why 1 warn you. You
have a double ami your double has a
clean record. For a time if there Is
no danger of crossing tracks witb him,
I should advise that you be Senor Saxon instead of Senor Carter. This should
be safe enough since Senor Saxon sailed on the day after his arrival for
North America.   1 have the felicity to
inscribe mysolf," etc., etc.   A dash
served as a signature, hut Carter knew
the writing and was satisfied. For a
time, he sat iu deep reverie, then, rising, took up his. coat, and went to the
door. His stride was precisely the
stride of Robert Saxon.
AI the desk above, he discussed
apartments. Having found ono that
suited his taste, he signed the guest-
card wllh the name of Robert Saxon,
ami inquired as to the hour of departure of trains for Calais on lhe following morning. He volunteered the Information thai he was leaving then for
London, True to his word, on lhe nexl
day be left ihe hotel in a taximeter
cab which  iurned  down  ihe Champs
ping," hu snld, at last.    "1  touched
the spot where the pnlnl was rubbed."
For a lime, both were sllenl. Tie
father saw that two beetle spols glow
od on tho girl's bloodless cheeks, and
that her eyes, fixed on lhe picture, won
a  deeply  wlslful  longing.
lie, too, knew that this picture wa
a declaration of love, lhat lu her sllcne
.-lie    was   torturing   herself wllh th
thought tbut these other eyes bad stir
red the heart that had remained closed
to her.    lie did not wnnt  to admil  (
her lhal this was not a genuine Mars
ion*,   yd,  ho faltered a moment, nnd
resolved that he could md, even for so
necessary a deception, let her Buffer,
"That portrait, my child," he confessed slowly, "was not painted by—liy
him. It's by another arlist, a lesser
man, named Saxon."
Into the decp-set eyes surged a look
of incredulous, but vast, relief. The
frail shoulders drew back from their
shallow-chested sag, and tho thin lips
"Doesn't be sign his pictures, either'."'
she demanded, finally.
For an instant, St. John hesitated
awkwardly  for an  explanation.
"Yes," he said at last, a little lamely.
"This canvas was cut down fnr framing', and the signature was thrown so
close to thc edge that the frame conceals the name." He paused, then
added, quietly: "I have kept my promise of silence, but now—do you want
to hear of him?"
She looked up—then shook her head,
"No," sho said.
Late one evening In the cafe beneath
the Blysee Palace Hotel, a tall man of
something like thirty-five, though aged
to the seeming of a bit more, sat over
his brandy and soda and the perusal
of a packet of letters. He wore travel-
ting dress, nnd, though the weather had
hardly the bitterness tn warrant it, a
fur-trimmed greatcoat fell across the
empty chair at his side. It was not
yet late onough for the gayoty that begins with midnight, and the place was
consequently unerowded. The stranger
had left a taxicab at the door a few
minutes before, and, without following his luggage into the office, he had
gone directly to tho cafe, to glance
over bis mall before heing assigned to
a room.
The man was tall and almost lean.
Had Steele entered the cafe at that moment, he would bave rushed over to the
seated figure, and grasped u hand with
a feeling that his quest had ended,
then, on second sight, he would have
drawn back, incredulous and mystified,
'I'hts guest lacked no feature that Robert Saxon possessed. Ills eyes held
the same trace uf lhe dreamer, though
a close scrutiny showed nlso a hard
glitter-—his dreams were different. The
hand that held the letter was marked
fronL and hack, though a narrow inspection would have shown tbe scar to
be a bit more aggravated, more marked with streaked wrinkles abnut the
palm. He and the American painter
were as Identical as models struck
from om> die In the lines uml angles
tbat make face and figure, Yet, In
litis man, there was somelhing foreign
and alien to Saxon, a difference of
soul-texture. Saxon was a being of
llesh, this man a statue of chilled steel.
The envelope he hud Just cast upon
the I able fell face upward, and the
waiting garcon could hardly help observing tbat It was addressed to Senor
George Carter, care of a steamship
agency in tho Hue Scribe.
As Carter read (ho letter ll had contained, his brows gathered first tn gn at
inlcresl, then In surprise, then in
greater Interest and greater surprise,
"There has been a musl strange occurrence here," said lh" writer, who
dated his communication from Puerto
Frio, and wrote in Spanish. "Just before the revolution broke, a man arrived who was culled Hobert A. Saxon.
Ilo was obviously mistaken for you by
the   government   and   was   taken   into
custody, but released on ihe Interference of his minister, 'I'he likeness was
so remarkable Unit I was myself deceived and consequently astounded you
should make so huld as lo return. Uu,
however, established a clean bill of
hoalth and thai very fact has suggested to me an idea which 1 thiuk will
likewise commend Itself lo ynu, nmlgo
mlo. That I am speaking only from
my slncero Interest In you, you need
nol question when you consider that 1
have kept ynu advised through these
years of matters hero nnil have divulged to no soul your whereabouts. This
man loft at once, but the talk spread
rapidly In confidential circles thnt an
Americano had como who was tlie
double of yourself. Home men even
contended that It was really you, and
thnt lt was you also wbo betrayed,the
it was doflnltely settled thai
luskn   and   her   aunt    were   to   go   Ii
lurope, sieeic conceived n modlflcattoi
f the plans, to which only nfler unicl
rgumenl  uml persuasion and even i
OUCll of deception he Woll llie girl's
OUBOnt, 'I'he Objecl of his ameiidmeu
,*as secretly  to givo him a chance i
arrive firsl on the seem
whal   he  could   of  search,
pared with foro-knowlodfi
a buffer beiwecn Duska
shock of any III tidings,
persistent   optimism  of  a
, accomplish
and  be  pro-
i> to stand as
ami the flrsl
Despite   his
igumeiit,   the
man was far froi
was lhat lhe two
for Genoa, ami _
by rail, while ho
by  hurrying ove
confident,   'fhe plan
idles should embark
from there to Parla
■ iiiiil economize days
lhe   northern   ocean
rack.    Duskn chafed al the delay In-
Olved,     but    Slecle     found     Ingenious
rgumonts. 'fhe tramp Bteamer, he de-
lared, with   its    rdundabout course,
would be slow, ami it would be bettor
for him to be armed against their coming wilh such facts as he eould gather,
in order that he might be a more effective guide.
Possibly, he argued, the tramp ship
had gone by way of lhe Madeiras, and
might soon be in tbe harbor of Fun-
chal, if she took the sonlherly track,
she could go at once by a steamer that
would give her a day there, and. armed with letters he would send to the
insulate, this contingency could he
probed, leaving hlui free to work at the
■ther end. If he learned anything first,
she would learn of it at once by wireless.
So, al last, he stood on a North river
pier, and saw the girl waving her goodby across the rail, until the gap of
churning water had widened and blurred the faces on the deck. Then, he
turned and hastened to make his own
final arrangements for sailing by the
Mauretanla on the following day.
In Havre, lie found himself utterly
baffled. He haunted the water-front,
and browbeat the agents, all to no successful end.
In Paris, matters seemod to bode no
better results. He lirst exhausted Pie
more probable points. Saxon's ageti*,
the commissaire tie police, the consul-
ate, tho hospital. - he even made a melancholy visit to the grewsomo bulldlag
where the morgue squats behind Notre
Dame. Then he began the almost endless round of hotels, yis "taxi" sped
about through the swift, seemingly
Huld currents of trallic, as a man In a
hurry can go only lu Paris, the fric-
lionless. Tho town was familiar to
him in most of its aspects, and he was
able to work with the reauinc^s and
certainty of ono operating in ..ccus-
toined haunts, commanding 'he tongue
antl tbe methods. At last, he learned
of the registry at the EQlyseo Palace
Hotel. He questioned the clerk, and
ihat functionary readily enough gave
him lhe description of the gentleman
who had ho Inscribed himself, it was
a description of the man ho Bought,
Steele foil Into ono grave error. He
did md ask to see the signature Itself,
'Where had Monsieur Saxon gone? To
London, Certalntrient, be had taken ail
his luggage with him. No, be bad not
spoken of returning to Paris, Yes,
monsieur seemed In excellent health,1
So, Steele turned his search to Lon
don, and lu London found himself evei
more hopelessly mixed In baffling per
plexily. lie hud loomed only one thing,
and thai one thing filled him with
vogue alarm. Saxon had apparently
been here. He had been to all seeming sane and well, and had given his
own name. UN Conduct was Inexplicable, it was Inconceivable that he
should have failed to communicate
with Duska, Shade cabled lo America.
thinking Saxon might have done so
since their departure,     Nothing   hud
been  heard at holm*.
Late In Ihe afternoon on the day of
tils arrival In London, Steele went for
i wulk. hoping lhat before he return-
"d Some clew Wolllil occur to llllll. upon
which he could concontrote his efforts,
Ills steps wandered aimlessly along
Pall Mall, and, afler lhe usage of former In.bit, carried him lo a club, where
past experience told him he would meet
old friends. Bul, at Ihe club door, he
halted, realizing tbat he did md wnnt
tn meet meu. He could Ihlnk better
alone. So, wllh his foot on lhe stone
slalrs, he wheeled abruptly, and went
on lo Trafalgar Square where oneo
more he halted under the lions of the
Nelson Column, nnd racked his brain
for nny thouuht or hint that might be
followed  to a  definite end.
He slooil with tho perplexed air of
a man without definite objective, 'fhe
square was Well-nigh empty except fur
a fow loiterers about Ibe basins, and
the view was clear to lho elevation on
the sido where, al the cab-stand, waited a row of motor "Inxls" and hansoms. The aflornoon was bleak, and
Ihe solemn monotone of London was
graver and more forbidding lhan usual.
Suddenly, his heart pounded with a
violence that made bis ehest feel like
a drum. With a sudden slurt, he called loudly, "Saxon!     Hold on, Saxon!"
then went ut a run toward the cabstand.
Ho had caught a lleeting and astounding vision. A man, with tho poise
and faco that ho sought, had just stepped into one of tlie waiting vehicles,
and given an order to the driver. Even
In his haste, Steele was too laic to do
anything more than tako a second cab,
and shout to Hie man on the box to
follow the vehicle that had just left
the curb. As his "taxi" turned into the
Strand, and slurred through tbo mud
past the Cecil and the Savoy, ho kept
his eyes strained on the cab ahead,
threading its way through the congested -"tifillie, disappearing, dodging, reappearing, and taxing* his gaze lo the
utmost. For a moment after they had
both crowded into Fleet street, ho lost
It, and, as ho leaned forward, searching
the jumble of trallic, his own vehicle
tame to a halt Just opposite the Law
Courts. Ho looked hastily out, to see
tho familiar shoulders of the man he
followed disappearing beyond a streot-
door, under the swinging "Sign of the
Tossing a half-crown to the cabman, he followed up lhe stairs,
and    colored    lh'   room    where   the*
tables were almost deserted. A group
of men was silling lu one of the stalls,
deep In converse, and, though two wurr
hidden    by    lhe    dividing    pari it Ions.
Steele saw lhe one figure he sought til
Ilu- load of (he table, 'flic figure belli
forward lu conversation, and, while his
voice was low ami his words Inaudible
Lhe Kentucklan saw lhat Iho eyes were
gllttorlng wlib a bard, alino:d male
volenl keenness. As ho came hastily
hu ward, he caughl Ibe voice: li was
Saxons volco, yei Infinitely harder,
'flu* iwo companions were strangorB or
foreign aspoct, und ihey were listening
atlontlVOly, though one faco wore a
sullen BCOWl.
Steele came over, ami dropped bin
band on the shoulder id' the man he
Iind pursued.
"Hob!" be exclaimed, (ben balled.
flu- threo Cues looked up simultaneously, and In all was dlSplOOBUre
for Die abrupt Interruption of a con
vernal Ion evidently Int ended for nt
outside tari:. F.idi expression Was
blank ami devoid of recognition, and.
as ttie tall man rose to his feel, his lact
was blanker than ihe others.
Then, with lhe greater leisure for
scrutiny, Steele realized bis mistake.
For a time, im stood dumfounded at
the marvelous resemblance. II'- knew
without asking thai this man was the
double who had  brought  such  a langlf
into his friend's life.   He bowed coldly.
"1 apologize," he explained, shortly.
"'1 mistook this gentleman for ;-:■ nieonti
The three nun inclined their heads
stifily, and the Kentucklan. dejected by
his sudden reverse from apparent sue-
c s to failure, turned on his heel, an**)
left the place. It had not, of course
occurred lo him to connect Ihe appearance of his snarler of Saxon's affairs
with the name on tho Paris hotel-list,
and ho was left more baffled lhan If
be had known only thc truth, in that
he bad been thrown upon a false trail.
The Kentucklan joined Mrs. Horton
and her niece in Genoa on their arrival.
As ho met the hunger in tbe girl's
ciuesiiuning eyes, his heart sickened al
the mongernoss of his news. He could
only say that Paris had divulged nothing*, and that a trip to London had
been equally fruitless of result. He
did not mention the fact that Saxoi
had registered at the hotel. That detail he wished to spare her.
She listened to this report, and at
Its end said only. "Thank you." but he
knew that something must be done. A
woman who could let herself be storm-
tossed by grief might ride safely out
of such an affair when tho tempest had
beaten itself out, but she, who merely
smiled more sadly, would not have even
tho relief that comes of surrender U
At Milan, there was a wait for several hours. Steele insisted on the glrl'f
going with him for a drive. At a picture-exhibition, they stopped.
"Somehow," said Steel.-, "l feel that
where there are paintings there may be
clews.   Shall we go In?"
The girl listlessly assented, and they
entered a gallery, which they found
already well filled. Steele was the
artist, and, once in tbe presence ol
groat pictures, he must gnaw Ins way
along b gallery wall as a rat gnaws
Its way through cheese, devouring ai
ho went, seeing only thai which was
directly before hhn. The girl's ryei*
ranged more restlessly,
Suddenly. Steele felt her clutch bo
"George!" she breathed In a tonf**-*
whisper.     "George!"
(Ho followed her Impulsively pointed
finger, and further along, as the crowd
of spectators opened, be saw, smiiint
from a frame nn the wall, the ey..i- anrl
lips of lhe girl herself.   Under the well-
flgure sl I  out
avo its fixed place
mingle with th*»
hardly more life-
arranged lights, Ilu*
as though II would let
on   the   oanVOS   nnd
human beings below,	
like Hum Itself.
"The portrait!" exclaimed Steele
breathlessly, 'Come, Duska; thai mat
develop something."
As ihey anxiously approached tiny
saw above the portrait another f luiilhir
cinv a*:; a landscape proMDtlni B
stretch of valley ami checkered flat,
with hills beyond, and a sky tuneful
wllh Ihe spirit of a Kentucky June.
Then, as Ihey enme nonr enough le
rend the labels, Steele drew back,
Startled, and bis brows darkened with
"My God!" ho breathed.
The girl Standing at  his elbow rend
on a brass tablet under each frame,
"Frederick Marston, pnxt."
"Whal doea II mean?" she Indignantly demanded, looking at the man whose
face had become rlghl and unreadable.
"It menus tbey have stolen his pictures!" ho replied, shortly. "It means
Infamous thievery at least, and I'm
afraid-" In his anger and surprint.
he had almosl forgotlen to whom he
wan speaking, Now, wllh realisation,
he bit off his utterance.
She was Stan-film: very straight.
"You needn't bo afraid lo tell me,"
sho said quietly; "I want to know."
"I'm afraid." said Steele, "it menus
foul play, Of course," he added In h
moment, "Marston himself Is not n
party lo the fraud. It's conceivable
that his ngent, this man St. John, has
done Hits tn Marston's absonan. I
must got to Paris and see,"
Vts&SMWX -f-aW*^*!**.*^*^-*^*^
Money to Loan
Having been appointed local agents for the
Sun life Assurance Company
of Canada, we are prepared to loan money on
Improved Chilliwack Farm
and to Purchase
Approved Mortgages and
Agreements for Sale
Applications for Loans receive the personal attention
of our Mr, Hart who is Inspector of Loans for the
Sun Life Co. in British Columbia,  and are handled
with the least possible delay.
Call on us for further particulars
Chilliwack B. C.
Prompt  uml  unrefull  attention
glvon t» lliis  lino of business.
Hull's Roasonablo.
Phone Garage 246
Night Phone 7
OIIIcch over Royal  Hunk ol Canada,
All parties owing money to \\\ B.
Trenholm,, of Cbilliwaek, are liereby
notified thai all cheques an- to bo mode
out to C. T, Mcflntt-c, ABsignco ami all
monies paid to tlio Assignee, at tlic store,
in Chilliwaek. If paid to anyone else
tbey will hv liable under lhe law to pay
for sin ne tin' second time.
Express, Truck
and Dray
Reg. E. Broadhead
2ml Door from tlio Emjiroflfl Hotel.
Donkey Engine in good condition; cy-
lliulor 7 x lo ; boiler :in x mi. madu in
Ttiurolit, (Imiirio, Imiiglit from Portlo &
Co , Vancouver, Spring ot iihjh with l:iuo
(eet % cable, 58, feet %, IIO feet %, all
new wiih blocks, ('im Its' seen mi S. E.
10 acres of S. W. H Sec, l"s, Township
■M, Now Westminster District, Apply lo
II. lllll.UEKT,
Route I, Sardis.
Before you ku nway telephone it)
nml lot it appear in tbe Free Pross
as news.
Advertise in the Free Press.
Change in Business!
An old business is Ruing out and a new business is coming in.
Mr. W. II. Trenholm as you nil know is nn enterprising far reaching business man wbo started business here in a small way, and
wbo did in a short time build up a business that any mnn eould
bo justly proud of. A business that was a credit to himself and a
great convenience to the public. If every man in Chilliwack
would show the snnie enterprising "get" that Mr. Trenholm has
done, this plnce would soon be known as the citv beautiful. The
work thai Mr. Tronholm lias done in this place stands as a monument tsi bis enterprising push and n valuable addition to the city.
Hut while be was strung in a|busmess way be wns weak financially and tlioso ill whose control be .was have pushed him out and
put strangers in bis place, wbo are here today and somewhere else
tomorrow, and the money which the public leaves with tbem goes
when thoy go and this place is just that much worse off for tbem
having been here, But n new furniture company is taking the
place of the old one with temporary quarters two doors nearer the
corner than Trenholm's old stand (same side) where we have now
a smnll stock on band and more arriving as fast as the avenues of
trade will permit. We promise you thai wc are going to sell
bright new up-tn-date furniture and bouse furnishings cheaper
thnn you can buy the -.ail end of an old stock thrown on the market with a whoop and a yell. It is thc well known policy of sale
booinors to advertise that tbey are selling for less tlmn cost and
nt the same time guarantee tbeir employers a good margin of
profit besides tbeir own rake off., The New Furniture Company
will not promise you anything that tbey don't intend to do. We
will have u full stock in soon which lias been bought right and we
arc going to sell it away duwn. We ask you to wait. We want
you to wait. We believe ymi will wait. We know it will pay
you to wait.    Wait for me, wait ond see.
The New Furniture Co.
Siiirctwir to WM. AItC'l 11 HA I.I)
Estimates Glvon
Phone S8
P.O. Box 306
The Chilliwaek Ment and Supply
Co. have tbeir iee manufacturing
plant In operation nnd deliver ice to
any pari of the City;phone No. 68,
Telophone 40 for all express nnd
draylwork; City Transfer Co.
25 H, P. Donkey Eiigino, Cylinder
7 x III, boiler DO x liii, in guml condition,
witli IHH0 feet of new cubic, blocks, etc.
Price $700.   Apply
ltssute I, Sardis. I). 0.
By-Law No. 98.
A By-law tn raise by way ol debenture
tlio sum of 180,650,00 fur tlio purpose .>(
iiiui'iiitiiini/.iiig streets in tlie City ssf
WHEREAS it is necessary and expedient to provide for llie grading ami
iiiiiriuliiiiii/ing tsf streets in the City nf
AND WHEREAS il is necessary for
tbe purpose aforesaid tliat tlioCityHlionl.l
raise liy way of debentures the sum nf
$80,1)00.00 piiyiililc nn the 2nd .lay ol
August, l'.i's'j with Interesl payable yearly
tn bo applied fnr tlic purpose aforesaid.
AM) WHEREAS for tbo payment
of iln- suid debentures when due and for
ihe Interest during the currency of (he
suitl debentures it will Ih- necessary to
raise uml levy each yeur the sum nf
$184(1.00 ssf whieh $321,00 is for lhe principal and $1525,00 fnr inlcresl.
AND WIIRREAS lbo whole rateable
lainl of lhe Cily nf Chilliwuek according
tss the lusl revised iiMsessiiient lull
AM) WHEREAS tbe total amount of
existing dclscntttrcfl debt of the ('ity nf
Chilliwuek Is $210,600.00 of which nunc ol
the principal nr interest is in arrears,
SOW THEREFORE the Municipal
Council nf the Corporation ssf the Cily of
Cbilliwaek hereby enact as follows:—
1. It shall Is'lnw ful for tbo Mayor of tho
said ('ity of Chilliwack and lhe Clerk nf tbe
Council for the purpose afssresaid lo raise
hy way of Isian mini any person, persons
nr corporation who may lie willing lo
advance lhe same on the credit of the
debentures hereinbefore mentioned a sum
not exceeding in tlie whole sum the of
$80,500,00 and cause the mine to Is,' placed
in the hands of llie Clerk of Ihe said City
of Chilliwack for the purpose aforesaid
and with the object hereinbefore recited.
2. It shall lie lawful for the .Mayor anil
Clerk to cause any number of debentures
to In- Hindi' out each fnr a sum of money
not less than -JlOrt.OO as may Ise required
anil ull debentures shall lie sealed with
the seal of the City of Chilliwuek ami
signed by the Mayor and countersigned
by the Clerk nf the said City.
8. The said tlcilciitnresshall lie payable
within tO years from the date herinafter
mentioned fnr the Ityluw to como into
I'ttcei in ihe Hank nf Montreal in tlic
City of Chilliwack.
'. The said debentures shall have
capons attached for the payment of tiie
interest ni live percent peranum on the
amount of (hv .debentures and shall lie
payable yearly nn lhe 2nd day ol August
in each and every year.
5. Then' shall Isi raised ami levied an-
niially by rale sullicient therefore in addition to ull other rales on all the rule-
able land of the Cily nf Chilliwack the
"lim "f $321.00 for the purpose of forming
a sinking fund for the payment nf said
debentures when due and the sum of
$1525.00 fnr payment of Interest .luring
tlie currency of the saitl debentures.
(>. This bylaw shall, before tho Hunl
passing thereof, receive tlie assent of the
Kleclors sif the Cily ssf Cbilliwaek as pro-
vided in llie Municipal Clauses Act and
Amending Acts.
7. This Itylaw shall tonic into oflect
ou the 2ml day of August 1012.
8, This Bylaw may bo cited for all
purposes as tho Cily of Chilliwack Street
Macadamizing Bylaw 1012.
Passed by the Council the 15th day of
July 1012.
Received the assent of the Electors tbc
day ol 11112.
lti eitiisiileri'sl and linally passed by the
Council ihe       day of 1012.
TAKE NOTICE ibut the above is a
true copy of lhe proposed Itylaw upon
whieh Ibe vole nf lhe Municipality will
In- taken iiii lhe 2nd day of August 11112,
from (I o'clock in the forenoon to 7
o'clock in the aflornoon at the following
jsilling place within tbe Municipality:-
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given thai
a vnle uf the Kleclors of tlie Cily of
Cbilliwaek will Is' taken nn the above-
named Itylaw al the lime and place nlssive
mentioned thut I). ■•',. Carolton has been
appointed Returning Officer, to lake ihe
vole of sueh Klcctort, wilh the usual
powers In thm I, half.
Ity sil.ler of lhe Cnlincil.
II. I'. WADhlNliTOS, Mayor,
D. I). CAHI.KTIlN, Cily Clerk.
Tin' Killtiirof olio Free Press docs notnceeasarlly
lucrs'c ssiili "iiiiiiniis expressed under this licn.f.
I'M ilur Free Press:
Dear Sii—Of the ordinary routine transaction^ of our City Council
the general public take little notice,
leaving these affairs to their representatives; but now and again an
occasion arises when, for the best
interests of the city, citizens should
take notice and sjieak suit clearly on
the doings of the Council. The
action of tbe Council at its last
meeting, in respect to one of those
special occasions, is worthy of reprobation and calls for united opposition on the part of all good citizens.
We refer to tbe deal with the saloons.
The law as it stood was that the
saloons were allowed  to be open at
7 o'clock a.m., and remain open
till 10 p.m., each working day except Saturday, when they were to
close at 7 p.m. The hotels requested
the Council to change the regulation,
asking that on Saturdays they be
allowed to keep tbe bars open until
HI o'clock p.m., and iu lieu of this
concession they proposed to open at
8 a.m. instead of 7 as heretofore.
Tbe"wise men" not of "theeast"
took the case under consideration,
and we have been informed by His
Worship, the Mayor, that the intelligence of the city in its assembled
wisdom conceded to the liquor sellers
tbeir demand, lt appears thai the
Mayor's defence of llm Council's
action is, that those arriving by train
and iiutos on Saturday evenings
were, under previous existing law,
deprived of the exhilarating tonic
lo lie purchased at the saloons, anil
out of sheer consideration for the
comfort of these travelling gentry,
the Council granted the saloon keepers' requoBt. That we suspect to be
a veritable "mayor's nest" with the
Mayor a little off.
When the first gentleman of the
city would advance such a "cock
and bull story," which is neither
argument nor reason, and thus think
to satisfy citizens, it gives one a
vivid conception of the estimate
His Worship puts on tlieir intelligence. As the action of the Council
was wholly in the interests of the
travelling public (?) nnd not in interest of the saloons (!) we submit
that instead of having changed the
city regulation, a. brilliant idea
would have been for the "intelligence" of the Council to have petitioned the B.C. E. II. to make a
change of lime-table so as to allow
its patrons to arrive in our city
bofssre 7 p.m. to allow tbem to"wet
tlieir whistle." It is to be hoped
that thc Council may yet see the
wisdom of petitioning the railway
authorities for a concession on their
pnrt, and plnce the lnw where it
was previous to their meeting of
the 22nd.
But the Mayor's excuse offered as
n defence, does not apjiear to have
been tbe reason for the saloon keepers request, lt is probable that they
gave the minimum amount of
thought to trams and iiutos, but
they were fully aware that wage-
earners received their wages on Saturday evenings, and that three additional hours on Saturday evenings
for dealing in liquid supply would
yield a much larger margin of profit
thnn under the regulation existing
heretofore. The assembled "intelligence' ' was outwitted by the assembled craft of the saloon men.
Up to the time of this change the
business men of our city received
pnrt of the working-man's wages
for supplies necessary to the household, but under the change the business men will Iind that the saloons
will take in the cash from 7 to 10 p.
in., while they will lie asked
to give their goods on credit.
In this wretched deal of thc Council we take pleasure in noting one
honorable exception — Alderman
In behalf of the working-man we
call for a redress.
A Business Man.
Boats, window screens, meal safes,
furniture, etc., iniiile. Buggies
painted and wicid work repaired
saws sliiii|M'iied ele. Prices moderate; orders solicited.  Phone I, IS'.Mi.
% t
Established   OF CANADA      im
Paid up Capital and Reserve $11,400,000
| We give special'attention fo'Savings''Accounts. One
Dollar only is necessary to open an account, interest
allowed at highest Bank rate and added twice a year.
No delay in withdrawals. Two or more persons may
open a joint account and cither party can withdraw
Have You A Buggy
From now until winter lime the use of a lm^ny will
give yon pleasure  which you  would-otherwise  miss.
We havo some of llie nicest  up-lo-dnte vehicles  to he
found in the Province and tliey nro right here for you
to chouse from.    Notice a few of llie points of merit on
the lilies we are displaying.
THE STUDEBAKER have solid cornel plugloss bodies
full wrought gear parts,   improved   long-distnnco  axles
with Collings collars and felt pails, best  Sarvcu wheels,
a finish unsurpassed.   The rubber tin's are the best lhe
market affords.
THE JOHN DEERE Vehicles have nil the gear parts
of wrought iron, second growth hickory spokes and rims,
screwed rims, new French bead springs-securing flexibility and strength, a body which is so ironed and
finished that probability of squeaky corners and split
panels are eliminated.
THE McLAUGHLIN Buggies arc built of good material, are well finished, have dependable second growth
hickory wheels, bodies that are nil well ironed wliieli
will not rack. All equipped with long distance wheels.
Our run-abouts arc of fancy finish.
Have You A Buggy?     Why Not?
You can buy one on easy terms from us.
Chilliwack Implement $ Produce Co.
Household Articles
El boilo
The little immersion heater. Boils
water in a few
El Stovo
The   stove
which     boils
your     kettle
all cooking
purposes as
well as toasting.
El Perco
Makes delic
ious coffee
in   at   few
Phone 257        S.   PUGH ChiUiwack
The Merchant who has goods worth
talking about will find it profitable
to talk about them in the Free Press
We have enquiries for Chilliwack Farm Lands in exchange for Vancouver Revenue Producing Properties.
If you are open for a good proposition of this kind, list
with us at once.
F. J. HART & CO., LTD.
The Chilliwack
Specialists       | -■-■■".'.   '."■ ■
Stocks of Lumber
The Rosedale Lumber Co., Rosedale
and E. 0. Patterson, C. C. Road
And will ho pleased to quote prices at
these points as Well as delivered on the
Yard Phone MANAGER oiliee Phono
224 86
ChilliwacK   College   of
Principal!  Tmw, .1. llrmiN.JTM 1'
ll.altllrll.ill lis Illl lirilllflliaiir "l'l"1'; «'<),,''!
elocution, v.'wlr ,.<iiiitltii.ii"ii« hi Uiii HM-iJ
AssiiIiiii,' "f Mualf nml Ul.' H..VMI «.«>lasat«' ol
Musi,'. London, KllRtllllll.
'IVrnsa »., fssr f.sur hiltonl, Iwi'llltlc i" allvnit.f
I'. 0. autt see ''IioM It "'"
lt. A. Hbnderhon, O.E. &M.E.
B.C. Land Survbyor
Rooms 10 & 11. Westminster Trust Block
Cllll.UWAOK, 11.0.
Westminister Trust Building
We bave a new and up-to-date
plant with the latest methods for all
kinds ol Cleaning, Dyeing and Pressing.     Ex|.ert help lor all hranches.
Special attention will lie Riven tn all
Mall unci Express orders Irnni Chilliwack and the Valley. Wc solicit a t rial.
428 3th AVE. W.. VANCOUVER
City Market
Main Street, Vancouver
lt hus lieen arranged to hold two
sales  weekly,   Wednesday   and
Saturday at 10 a.m.
Growers will please arrange to
have their consignments forwarded the previous evening.
Wc  handle  Fruit;   Vegetables,
Poultry, Eggs, Meat, Ktc.
john McMillan
By-Law No. 99.
A Itylaw In mise liy wuy ordrltenltireH
lhe sum ut $|ihmI.INI Inr lhe piii'hiisii nt
lite eri'rtiiin, furtlitthingH lllltl sill' nf II
Kire lliill in lie known us Kire Hull Nn.
'.' in lhe Ciiy nt Chilliwuek.
WHEREAS it is nivcssnry und expedient tn nrovklo fnr lhe erection, fnr-
nislllllg 1111(1 Hll«* fnr u fire llllll lo Ih'
kllOVV'11 us Kire llllll Nn. - in the Cily
ni' Cbilliwaek,
ANIi WHEREAS it is necessary Inr ihe
purpose foresaid thut theCity Bhonldraise
by wuy nf dobentures the sum ol $1000.00
puyiilile nn ihe'-'nil duy nf August 1115:!
wiih Interest payablu yearly to bo applied
for the purpOBO ufors'suiil.
ANIi WHEREAS for the payment of
the suid debentures when due. and for
tlie interest diirinir the currency of suid
debentures It will bo necessary to raise
and levy each year ihe stun nf ^'e).ii'.\ ni
which 910.53 is principal uml $50 for in-
AND WHEREAS tbe whoio rateable
laud of the City nf Chiiliwuck according
In the last revised assessment roll is
AND WHEREAS tho total amount n(
tbc existing debentures debt ol the City
nf Chilliwaek is $210,500.00 of whieh
none of the principal ssr interest is in
Council nf tho.Corporation of the City nf
Chilliwaek  hereby enact  as  follows:—
1. It shall be lawful (or the Muy.sr ssf
the said City nf Chilliwuek anil lhe Clerk
ol lite Council (or tlio purpose aforesaid
to raise by way of loan irnm uny person,
persons or corporation, who may Is- willing tn advance the saute ou the credit of
the debentures licreinbefore mentioned a
sum not exceeding in the whole tbe sum of
(1000.00 and cause thi' same to Iss' placed
in tlie hands nf the Clerk of saisl Cily of
Cbilliwaek for tlie purpose aforesaid und
with tbe object hereinbefore recited,
2, lt shall Ik- lawful for the Mayor and
(be Clerk to cause any number of ilels'ii-
lurcs to lie uiade out each for such sum
of money nc. less thuu $100.00 as 111117
la' required and all debentures shull lie
scaled wilh lhe will of the City of Chilliwack ami signed by the Mnynr nud
countersigned by (lie Clerk nf the suid
II, Tlie said debentures shall Is' payable within 40 years (nun llie dale hereinafter mentioned for lbc Itylaw to conic
int.. effect, at the Bank of Mssnlreiil in the
City of Chilliwuek.
4. The said slcbcnturcH shall havecupons
attached for th" payment ssf the interesl
at live iter cent per annum on the amount
of the itclscntiircs and shall If payable
yearly ssii tbc 2nd day of Annus! 111 each
and every year.
fl. There shall Ise raised ami levied annually by rate sullicient therefore in addition to all other rales on ull the rateable land of the City of Cbilliwaek lhe
sum of $io.fl:t (nr the purpose of forming
a sinking fund (or Ibe payment ol the
said debentures when due and the sum
(flo.ou for payment of interest during tlie
currency of said dobontnres.
0. This Bylaw shall, Isofore the Iinui
passing thereof, receive the assent nf the
Electors n( the Cily nf Chilliwuek us provided in lhe Municipal Clauses Aei und
Amending Acts.
7. This Bylaw shull  come  Into cllecl
: mi lhe 2nd day of Annual 1012.
j    S. This Itylaw may he cited  for 'nil
purposes ns lho City ol Chilliwuek  Kire
I llnll No. 2 Lnnii Bylaw 1012,
I    I'ussed by the Council the Iiiih dny  of
July 1012.
Received lho ussenl of the Eloolors tbo
dny of 1012.
Reconsidered und loudly passed by tbo
Council the day of 1012.
TAKE NOTICE that the above is a
fJ-uc.copy of lhe proposed Itylaw upon
whieh lhe vole of lhe Municipality will
W taken on the 2nd day nf August 1(112
froni 11 o'clock in tlie forenoon to 7
o'eloek ill lhe a lion h ion nl the following
polliiii.' plaeo within lbc .Municipality:-•
PUBLIC NOTICE Is hereby given thai
11 vole of lhe Electors of tlie City of
Chilliwuek will he (niton mi the above
named Bylaw al the time aim plocoabovo
mentioned, thut D. 13, Carleton lias been
appointed Ueturiiing OHieer In lake llie
vote of spell Electors, with the usual
powers iu Ilmi 11.1 mil'.
ily oriler of lhe Council,
If. I'*, WADDINGTON, Mayor,
D. E, CAKLKTUN, City Clerk.
I'nilor Instructions from
Mr. D. Darts
wo will sell hy Public Auction at Ills residence on the Hlgglnson Road, \yx miles
South Kiwi of Sarslis, B. C. on
Tuesday Aug. 6,1912
ut _ p.in, nlmrp, tlit' following (Uwrilx**!
Htnrk, etc,, viz. :
HORSES—I mun', liuly'a driver and
good worker ; | general puri'iim* maro ;
I cult, 13 months.
COWS—2 eowH, i! ilur to freshen in Do-
cciribor, I fresh.
CHICKENS   A quantity nMiickeiiM.
IMPLEMENTS, ETC.-I low truck and
otock rm-k complete; I democrat with
polo and shafts ; 1 eart *, 1 net harrows ;
-chains; I hay fork ; l_"> feet of cable ;
I set doubletrees; 1 KriiiilHtniii*; 1 wheelbarrow; 1 Incubator; I set heavy work
harness; 1 set double driving harness ; 1
set democrat harness ; ] riding bridle ;
halters' forks, sondes, shovels, crowbars,
rakes hoes, si yI lies, hose ami pipe, horse
blankets, post hole aujier.
FURNITURE, ETC. - 1 sideboard: 2
extension tables; <i dining chairs;! rocker
I heavy oak rocker, leather upholstered;
mahogany parlor suite ; 1 oak centre
table; 1 sowing machine; 1 oak combination writing desk and hook case; 1 book
shelf; 4 iron beds! springs and t nal tresses; 1 dresser and washstand; 1 cot; 1
toilet set; 1 dinner set, etc; range,heater,
kitchen chairs, washing machine, churn,
milk cans, wringer, pails, lawn mower,
and other articles too numerous to
NOTE—We would draw attention to
the fact that the above mentioned furniture is in excellent condition.
TERMS OF SALE—All sums of $25.00
aud under, cash; over thut amount three
months' credit will Ih- jriven on furnishing unproved joint notes lieuriug interest
at the rate of S per cent, per annum.
F. J. HART ft CO., LTD.
Matriculation Results.
In ordor of merit: Miss 1mm
Street,Miss Essie Knight,Miss Eloise
Street, Kwnrt l„ Ashwell,   William
F, Houston, Arnold Jackson Of
these, Miss E. knight, E. L Ashwell
and W. P, Houston have completed
the course. The other three huve
the subject of Algebra to write.
Tliere were no failures. The highest marks in encb subject were:
Literature, Miss Irnm Street, (itj;
Composition,Miss Essie Knight, li");
Algebra, Ewart I.. Ashwell, 52;
Geometry, Miss lnnii Street, UH;
Latin Authors, Miss E. Street, (ill;
Latin Sight translation, 1. Street,lit);
French, Miss Eloise Street, (iti;
Cboniistry, Win. F.  Houston,  77.
Won Bread Bikini Contest
The lirsl prise contest in bread-
making conducted by the Grocery
Department of G, II. Ashwell &
Son for the Saskatoon Milling Co.
created quite un Interest nud it wus
qtllto u ililsicult matter for the
judges to decide lietween lhe different loaves of bread uu exhibition.
After considering everything however tho judges  decided  tbut   Mrs.
11. II. I'riictiir of Vide lloud wun
the lirst prize, whieh is two sucks of
Hour tnndu by the Haukatoon Milling
Co., and Mrs. CI. 11. Welsh, Ilcccc
Ave., winning second, one hug of
llniir. The judges were very generously presented by Mr. Siddall,
bond of the grocery department, with
dainty cups and saucers. Nexl
month ilotibtloss tliere will he still
greater interest taken in this competition.
On The Tennis Court
The annual tennis tournament
will start on Aug. 8 and continue
every day to Aug. 17. The first of
the week will be a club handicap
tournament an open contest finishing the series. The club tournament will consist of Ladies' single
Mens' singles and mixed doubles,
and the prizes for the Ladies' and
Mens' singles will be a splendid
tennis racket, each, and special
prizes for the mixed doublos. The
open tournament will consist of
Ladies' and Mens' doubles and
mixed doubles, the prizes the tennis
cups. The fee of fifty cents admits
to both tournaments. The secretary-
Mr. Clyne is very energetic in working up this tournament and it will
doubtless lie very interesting. Tlie
following is the tea list tor the
Chilliwack Lawn Tennis Club from
August 1; Mrs. 1'atUin and Mrs.
Thomas; 8,Mrs. Cruieksliank and
Mrs. McC'ntWy; 9, Mrs. Huteheson
and Mrs. A. Neville Smith; 10,
Mrs. Jackson and Mrs. Cawley; Iii,
Mrs. L'nsworth; 13, Mrs. Watkins;
H, Mrs. Lyle; 15, Mrs. Kingscotc;
IU. Mss. Goodland and Mrs.
Brown; 1", Mrs. Coote; 22, Mrs.
Rutherford; 29, Mrs. Travis; Sept.
.r>, Mrs. Grossman and  Miss Beal;
12, Mrs. Spencer and Mrs. lt. Car-
Chicken, Wailed
The chicken house has just
lieen completed at the Hospital
and is now ready to lie occupied by
any hens or chickens that kind
friends feel it tlieir duty and pleasure
to contribute to such a cause.
This new building is a government
approved chicken house, so no worrv
need be on account of the safety and
protection of the birds.
Patsy Herman, a Chilliwack Indian, who pleaded guilty in tlie county court last Monday morning to a
harge of horse stealing, was sentenced to three years in the penitentiary
Friday morning. I'atsy was convict-
in 1913 on a similiar charge being
paroled in May i919 before his sentence was finished.
Which kind of a culvert
does your waggon cross?
DOKS the road you use .pass over rickety,
dangerous wooden culverts, that are constantly in need of repairs and often wasHed
away entirely? Or is it carried safely across the low
places by modern, everlasting culverts?   Build your
which not  only cannot he  washed  away, but
actually grow stronger with age and use.
Kvery farmer owes it to tiimsclf to insist that the
money lie pays for mad-t;ixri he spent to the best a-lvau-
i.i|'i\ As a ratepayer*, he i" entitled to the hest rum!:, that
cun he made with tlmt immey. When culverts are wislictl
nut, and the mad rendered imiKissalilc. he nut only Millers
inconvenience hut may alsu he caused financial loss hy
inahility te -get necessary supplies in time for spring planting. And ut hest, witli woollen culverts, part of the money
that ahould he itseil tu make hetter roads must he spent
every year for repairs.
Insist upon Concrete Culverts
It will pay you ami everybody else in your emmty.
Canada Cement Company Limited
603 Herald Building, Montreal
I II m ■"'list yuu ■
nip** ot tuir free
book, " Wh if tha
Farmer Can Du
With Contrail."
|F run wint lu know
non about ConenU
Cult,i'ii-. w rile um
|iil,i,.iaiUn H.-M*t-
culverts are
neat, safe, need no
repairs, and are
".'•' v.
• ./\, v./ v *./* a awsk
IF ool Yourself i
Tlio Fall rains are not hare yet a\id you
will still need somo good wet Elk' Crook
wator to soo your lawn and llowors through.
Wo havo a full line of Hose', Sprinklers,
Bibbs" etc., etc. Nut odds and ends but a
good selection.
Stoves and Ranges nro beginning to move.
How about the one you aro needing for fall.
Denmark & Burton
\mvm*xii*vi<x v\v\r wwm?xnm i
Money to Loan
Call in and we will supply you
with full particulars.
Chas. Huteheson S Co.
Fruit Crates
We have anticipated n big fruit yield for
this season and havo on hand a big supply
of fruit crates both for local and shipping
purposes. Your order will receive careful
TheChffliwachPlaningMills ?
P. 0. Box 243
Phone L2442
%,.'.»■ »• "v» *-u rugae   s.t<*<n ■*
Wanted — Acreage
Improved and unimproved,  from owners only,  near
Chilliwack ami vicinity.   We have some good Vancouver property in exchange for same.    Address
Campbell, Reid $ McAlister
443 Homer Street
Vancouver, B. C.
Solves the
Ten Days
Free Trial
1'iir 1913 m nn-
offering a
of the 0 Hi. siie,
suitable fnr K<'-1-
cnil    lioiist'iiul.l
uae for
This Iron is similar to all "Hot-
■mint" except
Unit tlie upper
surface is unpolished.
Continuity of Impression is successful advertising. -^*lm
Going With a Rush
Furniture Stock offers unmatchable values
Wearedoing'you 7%/c^/j/^
a favor by per- * '„*?-'
suading' you to GgwwQ
come, for you can ***** w ~
get bigger Bargains in Furniture than you
will ever get
All Goods
sold less
than Cost
Store will be closed in a few weeks
The I. D. Smith
Sales Co. of New
Yorh, Liquidating   Trenholm's
By order of C. T.
the Assignee
The most stupendous Furniture
Sale ever inaugurated in ChilliwacK.
TRENHOLMS itaiftSrf-fcSjta
c,   .. c. gajm*    .       Co., for the Assignee in full
Furniture Store Chilliwack possession.
To accomodate out of town customers, store will remain open
every evening until 9 p.m.   Saturday until 10 p.m. CI11I.L1WACK  FREE   PRESS
The Mob and Mandy
Crashing out uf thc cane-brake and
Into tho big roud, lho posse turned
toward Thompklnsvlllo und the jull.
Their horses, moro used to plow gear
than tho saddle, stumbled lastly
through the sand, their drugging hoofs
stirring u eloud of dust which quickly
settled in their wake. Tho dogs, long
eared- good-natured hounds, paced
lumberlngly at the end of a plow-lino,
their toi gues dripping from their long
oiiu.se over lho wire-grass and through
Hie swamp.
Old Bullet, veteran of tho pack,
paused .frequently to reach behind an
ear for a tormenting flea, but the rope
persistently dragged him from his
three remaining feet before ho hud
routed tho enemy,
Behind the dogs rode Columbus
llook", sheriff of Burr County, slouching In his saddle, his three hundred
pounds molting visibly under tlio
Aui'iisi nun. ins imi, a sun-browned
coin' of battored felti Happed unhoedod
aboul liu curs; his faded blue shirt,
uollarloss ami threadbare., strotohod
tight across tho curve of ids swaying
paunch and disappeared Into trousors
cul far loo ocoi Ically for his hulk.
Their  hems  ollmbod  nearer  to  his
knees  wllh   every   lurch of Hie sluuib-
Mnj4 horso, exposing lho coarse It n I Uod
Hocks which  foil  limply over lhe ilusl-
oovorod hrogans, I .nm i look was
longing i<-r lho cool shadow of tic
jail, or ilo- bench bodoatl, the wator-
oak in ibe oourt-houso yard, with perhaps a round al pllohlng horseshoes
when the sun went down. This riding
over rough ground was hot work for a
fal  man.
a rifle was balanced across ihe sheriff's saddla and a ropo run from Uh
p ml,   but   u>>1   lo  lhe collars of the
tired hounds, a doputy hold tholr
leash, but the sheriffs rope led to lhe
neck ut a negro who slouched along
ihe roud, shambling from side t.> side
•w his knees threatened to glvo way,
the sun healing down upon his close-
dropped head, His hands were tied
behind his buck; his tegs shackled with
a bit ot rope which out short his steps
and made a dasb for liberty Impossible
Ills bare fed, slashed in his course
through the cane brake, left  spots of
blend   on   the   sum),     lie   mumbled   itl
oessantly In an unintelligible mono
tone, breaking at intervals into ai
appeal to the posse,
"Don't let 'em kill nie, Marse Lum
I ain't done nut hia'. Don't lot 'em git
me, Marse Lum. I ain't done nuthin'.
Don't let 'em kill me!"
"Keep a-movin' right along. Bud,
They ain't nobody goln' to kill you
liSS'n the Judge says so. You'll bi
safe In Jail less'n no time. Won't he,
Thtu sheriff turned heavily in his
saddle to lay the matter before hb
posse. Perhaps he feared tho news of
hi_ capture had preceded him tc
Tliompklnsville. Perhaps some of
Charley I'oynter's kinsfolk would meet
them at tho edge of thc town. That
would be bad for tl* prisoner, but
what could half a dozen men do
againsl a molt'.' The law didn't expect
a sheriff to kill a lot of good people
Just to nave a nigger, when the law
would hang him a month later. That
wouldn't be reasonable.
Cicero Sparks, deputy, rode forward
to tho prisoner's side.
"1 ,ook a -bere, I lud," lie demanded
aggressively, "If you didn't kill Charley
Poynter how como you was runnin'
through the swamp? How come them
dawgs picked up your trail right by
Poy liter's Held and kep' it till they
treed you? llow como you been a-
hldln' out since sun-up? Tell il to mc
Straight, nigger.   Talk up!"
The negro turned on the deputy. Ids
fnce a dirty gray, the sweat of terror
pouring from bis forehead,
"1 done tole you. Murse Cic'ro." he
sobbed, choking uml gulping in frantic
offer! io explain. "I stole or ham f'um
Mis' I'oynter's smoke-house and da's
why ['se hidin' out. ] beers de daWgS
eomln' and I tuck out th'00 de swamp.
Da's why Foe runnin'. Itut I ain't
killed nobody.   Tore God, 1 ain't:"
"Let the nigger alone, Sis," said the
sheriff good-naturedly. "He Uiu tell
that to tho jury, and maybe some of
them Jack-log lawyers kin muke 'em
believe it. p.tn Stalling, seen Poynter
quollln1 with a nigger las' night wh.
he thinks did the killin'. ami hr kin
swear whut her It was Uud nr not
Tiler's the jail in sight and wo ain't
met up with no trouble so fur."
"They'll iie gcthorin' tonight. I reek-
on," said sparks. "I'oynter's got lots
of kin hereabouts. Goln' try to stand
■«ni off. Lum?"
The sheriff spat carefully at a leaf In
the sandy road.
"Shucks!" he protested druwllngly
"They ain't none of these boys goln
take the law In their own hands that-
a-wuy. Anyways, 1 gut u summons I
Jeemetown tonight ami thoy ain't m
wny to git out'n It. Wouldn't do fur
me to Kit mixed up In trouble nohow.
If the boys should take a notion to art
bad. I couldn't hold a mob out'n that
old jail, no way. Uut dont let on to
Mandy. Reckon I've got tn kinder sli|
<iff f'um her."
Ponce di- Leon Hook, OgOd nine, wus
teasing u pointer pup In ttie yard when
.the cavalcade drew rein, but he ubun
doued his yelping pluymato to run ti
the rusty gale. One WOUld never have
thought the weather-beaten brick
house, half hidden In ivy, flanked hv
roses nnd crimson rumblcrs, n ortldl-
shellered by Hs vine-clud veranda, wnfl
the hostile of Burr County. Bul this
was the front view, home of the sheriff
by virtue nf his oiliee. Tho cells, a
double row nf mildewed closets, burred
at their windows, unvcnlllated, Ill-
smelling, formed a wing at the rear.
Tho slumbers of Mrs. Honk were as
often broken by the frenzleH of nn Insane prisoner as hy the shriller walling of Oln'rnl Oglethorpe, youngest
.scion of the house of llook, now BUOk-
- Ing n augur-rag In his cradle and oblivious of the universe.
"Run, Poncy, and tell ynur mumm?
to fetch the keys," shouted the sheriff.
"Got a nigger to lock up ngln his
It wasn't an artist's model or a
modiste's dream who appeared when
tbo front door opened. Mandy Hook
wus thin ns a rail, her back bent witb
stooping over wash-tub and cradle,
her angular figure as innocent of corset as her tunned cheeks of cosmetics.
Her hulr, drawn lightly ovor her forehead and held Jn pluoo by u celluloid
comb, was beginning lo show gray hoi'Q
and there.
lint lhe eyes Hint peered from bo-
neulh tlie shadowing suiibonnet were
black and sparkling, and tho lips had
i hit of a lum thai betrayed a spark
if humor. She hud lived ten years
wilh Columbus Hook and she needed
Mandy shifted her young-hickory
smitr-siick tn the other corner or her
mouth, smoothed Hm oloan striped
apron Hint ooncoalod a bag-like skirt,
and pushed the pointer off Hie stops
wlib lur broom,
"What's this boy been doln'?" she
askod of her spouse, us he led the way
toward   Ibe cells.
"Ile's 'fused of murdorln' <Ihnrloy
Poynlor duwn ni Pino Top," be explained.   "The dawgs trailed him from
l'oynler',1   cnllnti-puteh,"
."He dotlt   tank  to llie like ll  bad bny,"
commented Mrs.  Moolt.   "Jos' i in-
mon cnttnii-pickin', cuwnAold iilggor.
Nol mo-Q'n lialf-grnwod, ut that. Bul
ynu can'l tell ai < nlggors."
News I ravels lasl in Ibe plnu Woods,
carried liy horsemen going home from
ibe county seal; by swlft-footod
nogroos pausing l" gossip wllh every
ii lend in ibe hlg road. The moon wus
just rising when the riders bognn to
gathor by Ponvy's mill, Just boyond the
eovorod brldgo leading Into the lown.
Lum Hook had saddled his horse ami
ridden uwuy to Jamestown ns twilight
approached, slipping away past the
burn while Mandy wus too busy putting the children lo bed to notice bis
"(ioi'd-fur-nnihltr hound," she remarked to herself when she missed
him. "He's afeerd to try to keep that
crowd out'n the Jail und afeerd not to.
W■ ll, I aln'l afeerd. They ain't no
uian in Purr County goln' lay linger
on a woman, and they'll shore have
troublo gittin' in here past me."
Sbe took the sheriff's rifle from Its
rack, looked it over In doubt and put
it aside for a double-barreled .shotgun.
"Liable to hit sometbln' with Ihls,"
she remnrked. "Hut I hopes I won't
hfive tn do nn shootin"."
Sbe leaned the gun against lhe wall
and went on knitting a sock while she
mechanically rocked the cradle nnd
crooned ono of the cump-meeting
hymns which had been the lullaby of
generations of Georgia children.
Nearly a hundred men and boys
wero waiting at tho mill now, talking
in little clusters, debating whether it
were lietter to storm the Jail witb a
log as a battering-ram or lure thc
sheriff away with some plea of official
business nnd thus provide him with
a convenient alibi. Some wore masks
of handkerchiefs In which holes for
their eyes had been roughly lorn; ono
had a monster stocking pulled down
over his heud. its foot trailing behind
liko Punchinello's cap; all wore their
hats well over their foreheads. But
there was no attempt to conceal their
identity from one another. All Ihey
desired wns thut the sheriff might
swear. If necessary, thut he had not
recognised a man in lhe mob.
Perhaps half of tbe number were
half-grown boys, following their elders
In the hope of excitement and visibly
nervous, though they talked loudly of
lynehings and the best way to handli
them, They were waiting until the
stores should close and the prayer
meeting In tho little union church
"break up." Then they would do their
work, yell a bit and go home again.
There might he a grand Jury Investigation and a "ringing charge against
lawlessness" from the judge, but nobody would go to jail "just for lynching a nigger."
The voice of the travelling evangelist
across tho river rose in a final appeal
to sinners and died nway. The voice
of the singers reached a shrill crescendo and hushed. One hy one tbe
.lights of the litlle town were extinguished. Soon there was slumber
over Tliompklnsville.
"Time to be movln'i boys." snid n tall
horseman, his black beard straggling
from behind his mask. lOvery man
there knew him ns Amos Wntkins, one
of the bo!'*COlonelS wim had followed
Gordon to the war, cousin to the murdered Poynter. They accepted him as
their leader and began lo mount.
Tbe clutter cf hoofs on tho covered
bridge aroust-* dandy Hook from ber
'■Reckon thoy'ro eomln*," she re
marked. "Tenra to be a right smart
paasol of Vm, too."
Mandy blew out her smoking tamp
and went to the window. She could
see tbem sweep Into the quiet road
and halt In front uf the jail. Mosl of
them remained In tbelr saddles, but
half-dozen gave their bridles to others
und  come  briskly down  the walk.
hoavy tint hammered at the door.
"Hello!" yelled the leader. "I.nm
Book I You, I aim! Come out lure.
Want  to seo ynu."
The ntUIBlo of (he shotgun slid
through the window by bis head.
"Git olfn them steps and out'n my
yard!" subl a woman's voice. "You're
seekln' trouble."
Here was a BUrprllO. The lynching
was not going through according to
programme. Why couldn't Sheriff
Hook come out to argue and be overpowered, like u gentleman? But the
half-dozen got off the steps.
"Look a-here, Mandy Hook." shouted one In the foreground. In aggrieved
tones, "you put ihat gun Up 'fore It
goes off anil shoots somebody. We've
come fur that nigger nnd we're goln'
to huve him."
"Come In nnd git him tben, BUI
Illllhronk." retorted Mandy, "Thnt
hnndkercher don't hide them bow legs
of yourn."
Mr. Illtlbrook retired, nbnshed. A
Inugh arose from thc rond.
"It's no use, Mandy," snld Watklns.
"You can't stop us, and you don't
want lo shoot none of us. Wo kin bust
tho door down, easy."
Mandy hesitated, Sho know Watklns' volco and began to four trouble.
Ho hud proved hts courage when be
bad helped the sheriff cat-h the i.-luas-
ley gang, bringing In Iwo dead and flVQ
wounded. Ho wouldn't be bluffed by
a shotgun. She knew, too, that Watklns eould control tho mob, unruly as
It might havo grown. If sho could
handle him, the others would not mutter.
'GU away from that door and 111
como out," she called. .She put aside
hor weapon, lighted tho lnmp ln the
hull, and threw open tho door. For a
moment she faced tho mob In the
1 seo Arne Watklns Is load In' you,"
sho   remarked.     "Well,   1   ain't   afeerd
f Ame Watklns or tho whole klt-and-
bllln' of you. But 1 ain't goln' to hnvo
no mob of menfotku trampln* up my,
lean doors, If Amo wants tbe nigger
lot him come In and gll blm. Does
that suit?"
Lot Ame gll him!" shouted a doson,
11 wus tho cosiest way out of trouble,
"Ann- kin bundle him by blsself."
Mainly closed Hie door when Watklns had entered, dropped Iho bar Into
lis socket uml led the way back to
tho ceils,   The negro, crouching In a
rner and moaning in u delirium of
fenr, sprung to bis feet as tho light
shone in ins oyi i uml stood trembling
againsl   Hie burs.    He knew  Watklns
mice, fnr Hi" leader had enst aside
bis  WOrllllOSS  mask.
"Oh, Marso Ame, ynu wotl't let 'cm
Mil in.-, will yotl, Marse Aim*?" he
beggod. "Yuu knuw mo, Murse Ame,
I'SO Hud JacltSOn, what wu'ltod fur yuu
las' summer. Vuu knows me, Murse
Ame. 1 dune luck keer nf your llttlo
buy when bo was down wld fever. 1
makes him eaue whistles, Mrrsu Amo.
Ynur little buy knows me. 1 nln't a
bad nigger, Marse Ame. Jos' stole a
hum f'um Mis' Poynter. Da's nil,
Murse Ame, Jes' stole a hum." He
slid lo the lloor nf tbo cell and begun
subbing violently. He felt there was
im hope left fur blm now.
"Thar he Is, Amo Watklns," Hald
Mandy. "Just a poor cotton-Held nigger lhat you knows well, 1 don't believe be killed Poynter anyhow, and If
he did, the law will hang him, They
ain't no use In your mob doln' it. But
if you're houn' to havo his life tonight,
go on nnd take it. Thar he Is. Hut
you can't take him out'n tbls jail. Kill
htm right here and right now."
Watklns looked at her ln amazement, The sheriff's wife took a key
from its ring and tossed it between the
bars. It fell clanging to the floor, beyond the reach of any beside the
"When C'lumbus Hook was 'lected
sherirf, he swore on the Book he'd keep
bis prisoners in jail," she said. "Lum
ain't here, but it falls on me to keep
bis word fur him. If you're 'bilged to
kill tbc nigger, thur he is. You've got
a pistol In your hand. Take It and
shoot him down. He's helpless nnd
"Why, Mandy Hook," returned the
bewildered Watklns, "you dun't 'spect
me to commit murder In cole blood,
like that? Think I'm goln" to stand up
and kill a man what ain't gol no
chance, and him lucked up In a cell?
Open that door. I'm goln' to take him
outside to the boys."
"The key's done past reaehin'," said
Mandy. "Go on nnd do your lynchln'.
Is that nigger uny more helpless In
thai cell than he would be In thnt gang
of wolves waitln' out thar In the road?
Is It any more murder for you to pull
that trigger than pull a rope at the
bridge? If you need a hundred men
nt your back to kill a poor nigger,
you're a heap bigger cowurd than I'd
have fur n man. If you ain't goln' to
do somethln'. git out'n this Jail and
call off them dawgs."
Watklns turned and strode toward
tbe door. As he faced tho mob tn the
moonlight there arose a storm of quos
Huns.   Ho walked on to tbe gate.
"Tliere ain't goin' to be no lynchln'
tonight," he said. "I got good reasons
fur cbangin' my mind."
A murmur of protest broke over the
crowd. Watklns threw his head back
and walked close to Ihe nearest man,
"If any man don't like whnt 1 say,
let blm step out ami tell me about It!"
he challenged ominously. Ono of the
riders twitched his bridle nnd turned
his burse toward the river. Watkin:
watched them all out of sight before
he mounted ami  followed.
A half-hour later tbe sheriff of Burr
County climbed wearily out of his
saddle and turned his tired horse Into
the barn-yard.
"They've done caught the nigger
whut killed Poynter, down to'ards null-
head," he explained to Mrs. Hook.
"They've tuck him to thc city for snfe-
keepln', on the train. Had any trouble,
Mandy?'' be asked.
Mrs. llook looked him over from hat
to toes. He shullled his great feet
nervously on the lloor.
"Mo trouble tn speak of." said Mandy. "You take off tbem squeaky shoes
and go rock Utile Gin'ral Oglethorpe.
1 thiuk he's CUltln' a tooth."
Imagine a whole army hi battle array
on one oi tho largo plains that sur-
ioiiiuI Madrid, lu the centre a largo
ilng is let'l open for Hie contestants
This Bpnl is ruined above the plain so
lhat noi one of the spectators of this
tragic acono—gayly dressed officers,
soldiers in line, Span lar i'Ib, exited us
never  u   bullfight  excited   them—will
miss one |ili;ise of I lie contost, it in bo-
['ore 10,000 men that the honor of an
army '« about, to bo nvongod in the
blood of 30 bravo men.
The drum is heard. Two men, linked
to the waist, step in the ring, the first
is lull and strong.    His black eyes roll
lisdninfully upon tho   gaping   crowd.
ilo is Qracomo Ferrari, Hu lobrated
linn. The second, tali, also handsome und wilh muscles like steel, stands
modestly awaiting the word   oi'   com*
numl. His mime is Jean Louis. Tho
iOCOndfl tako their places ou either side
of thoir principals.    A deathlike Bilonoo
"On guard!"
The two inuslers cross swords. Gir.*
onio Ferrari lunm*s repeatedly ul Jean
jiniin, but. iu  vuin. His every thrust is
net by n parry. lie makes up his mind
to hide his chance and    caressi'S    nnd
eases his opponent's blade. Joan Louls-
n I tu uinl WUtch-Ul, lemlti himself to the
pluv, when, quJokor Ilmn lightning, the
Italian jum|<:i aside with u hunl yell
uud htaltos » terrible lunge ul Jean
iiis, n Florentine trick often BU0CGBB'
ful.    Uul  with  extraordinary  rapidity
lean  Louis Im spurriod    and    risposts
Illicitly in tbe shoulder,
" ll. is iioihiiig," cries Qlaootno] "a
mere scratch." And thoy uguin ''nil
nu guard, Almost directly lie is V.t. in
lhe  breast.    Tills  tlmo  ilie sword  of
in Louis hits curried and risposts
(rates deeply.    Uiuenmo's fare beionua
id, his sword drops from his hand
and he falls heavily In Hie turf. Ho is
• lead.
Jean Louis is already in position, lie
wipes his rooking blade; tlmn, with Dim
point of his sword on the ground, he
calmly uwails the next mun.
Tin1 best fencer of the first regiment
has .iitst been carried away a corpse, but
tlie day is not yet over. Fourteen nd
vorsarios ure there, Impatient to mens
ure swords with the conqueror, burning
to avo ngo lhe master they had doomed
Joan Louis hardly lias two minutes'
rest, lie is ready. A new adversary
stands hefore him. A sinister click of
swords is heard, a parry, a rispost and
then a cry, a sigh, and all is over. A
second body is before Jean Louis,
A third adversary advances. They
want Jean Louis to rest. "I am not
tired," he answers, with a smile.
The signal is given. The Italian is as
lull as the one who lies there a corpse
covered by u military cloak. Uo has
closely watched Jean Louis' play and
thinks he has guessed the secret of ltiu
victories. He multiplies his feints and
Irieks; then, all at once, hounding like
a tiger on his prey, he gives his opponent a terrible thrust in the lower line.
But Jean Louis's sword has parried and
is now deep within hia opponent's
What need we to relate any more?
Ten new adversaries followed him, and
the ten fell before Jean Louis amid tLe
excited yells nnd roars of nn army.
At the request of tho Thirty-second
regiment's colonel, who thought tho
lesson sufficient, Jean Louis after much
pressing consented to stop the combat,
and he shook hands with tbo two survivors, applauded by 10,000 men.
From that day fights censed between
French and Halinn soldiers.
This wonderful nnd gigantic combat
might be held as a fable woro not all
the facts above stated still found in thc
archives of the ministry of war.
All those points go to show thai the
copy rnay quite possibly have been
made a good many yours beforo the
Greek script was added.
Old as these documents clearly are,
they contain abundant proof that at an
oven earlier period translation of the
Greek Bible wore in use umong the
Egyptians, The codox at tbo British
Museum Is, in fact, not a direct translation, but a copy of ono whieh already existed. Tbo formation of the
letters, the grammatical forms, und the
polling of certain Greek words adopted by the Egyptian Christians all go to
prove that the three books were Cupled
by lho same diligent scribe.
Dr. Budge, tho edit >r or the '.'■■ptlc
text, stale/ that the codex at the British Muspum appears to be loo small to
hnvo  boen  used  as  a  churoh  service
ik, In all probability lt was intended fur tho uso of some devout person
who wished lo possoss his favorite
port hois of the Scriptures for private
reading, but this latest dlsco\ery from
Egypt proves beyond doubt that certain bonks of the Old ur.d New Teslu-
meiits were In the Ooptb* Laiigua In the
early part of tbo fourth century, and
the origin of tho version itself cannot
be placed Inter than Hie third century.
According to Coptic tradition, the lirsl
Patriarch uf their church was appointed by SI. Murk, who Is said to have
visited Alexandria about the yenr li-t,
and the greater part of tbe early
Christian congregation musl have been
Alexandrian .lews, who would huve
readily utidersluod Greek. Boforo the
end nf tho second century, however,
tho new doclrlne musl have reached all
parls of Egypt and Northern Nubia,
whilst tlm Ethiopian baptized by
Philip must have proclaimed tho Gospel at. Moron beforo lho close of tllO
tlrst century.
In tho third century organized Mon-
OSttclsm was actually established by
St. Anthony, who was born In Upper
Egypt. "When ho was a young man of
about""".!) ho attended a church In his
own village, whero, according to tradition, tho Gospels wero r_ad In a Inn-
guagb "undcrstnmlod of tho people,"
Tho discovery Is held to give convincing confirmation of the old Coptic tradition of lhe Scriptures being ln clr-
-iilatlon ln Upper Egypt In the first
centuries of the ern.
Tn glvo an idea of what a brave man
can do if he knows fencing thoroughly
end but keeps t I and collected in danger, we will relnte a historical duel. So
extraordinary is this conduit that it
would be held a roinuuce hud it not been
witnessed by a whole army. The hero
is Jean Louis, one of (he great masters
of the sword at the beginning of tho
lasl century, and the duel happened in
Madrid in 1818. He wns the muster nt-
nrms ot thc .'l_d regiment of French infantry. Thi 1st regiment, composed entirely of Italians, formed part of tho
same brignde.
Ifegimeiitnl esprit de corps and rivalries of nationality caused constant qunr-
rels, when BWOrdS wero often whipped
nut ir bullet** exchanged. After a sn nil
battle botween the two factions of the
brigade hnd occurred in tho streets of
Mndrid, in which over 200 French and
Italian soldiers hnd taken part, tho officers of the two regiments, in a council
of war assembled, decided to give such
breaches of order n groat blow and to
re-establish discipline. They declared
that the maslers at-nnns of tho two
regiments involved should take up ttt _•
qunrrel and flght it out.
Recent excavations In Egypt have
brought to light many documents _f
extraordinary value and none among
them Is of greater Importance than the
papyrus codex containing the Coptic
texts of throe books of the Blblo. This
priceless volume has been acquired by
tho trustees of thc British Museum aol
for the benefit of students of theology
ond all who are Interested in scriptural
origins its contents have been published In tho form of u hook entitled "Cop-
He Biblical Texts in tho Dialect of
Upper Egypt."
One of the most Important points
rnlsed by the appearance of these documents concerns their date, nnd
though tho question is to some extent
left open, scholars nf the highest eminence havo come to the conclusion that
they form the earliest translation of
any considerable portion of lhe Greek
When the volume wns found It was
In an exceedingly dilapidated state.
The leaves had broken away from tha
back of tho cover. Many of them were
torn and all were so brittle that it was
difficult to turn them over without
causing the ink of the letters to fly
off the surface of tho papyrus. Many
of the pages were more or less worm-
eaten while the margins had In several
cases been destroyed by constant use
In ancient times.
Tho codex contains the text of the
greuter of the Book of Deuteronomy,
the Book of Jonah, and nearly the
whole of the Acts of tho Apostles. The
opening pnrt of a short composition
written In a cursive Greek hand. In the
Coptic language, is found on the two
final folios.
To compute with certainty the age nf
codex from a study of the body of
tbe work, wuuld be nn Impossible tnsl:.
'since It is manifestly older than ,\ny
j other Coptic manuscript, but n com*
IpnrlBOn has been made by savants with
a large number of dated Greek papyri.
| and by tbem bus been placed in tin**
i middle of the fourth century of the
i Christian era.
The Biblical books were, tho-ofore
copied at some date not later than the
(year 350, but no conclusive Judgment
can bo given us to the period whi".i
may have elapsed beforo tho addition
nf 'be script was mado.
Tbo cover of the volume also affords
certain assistance in estimating the
antiquity of thc book. One small
piece of vellum, used to strengthen th--*
binding, bears two verses from the
Book of Daniel In Thendotlon's version.
nnd the probable date assigned to ihls
Is the first half of the fourth century.
There nre nlso fifteen fragments of
Greek papyri, tbe writing on which refers to accounts nnd contracts, RitJ
their charncter suggests an origin early
In tho fourth or late In the third century.
The many cafes aboard a modern
liner hav ) the atmosphere of the boulevards. Tho old, long baronial bonrd,
presided over by the cnptnln. to which
passengers were summoned by bell or
trumpet, has given way to separate
tables at which one Is free to dine,
lunch or sup alone, at any hour, In any
seat at any one of a hundred small
tables sentlng two, or lo join a party
at n table seating seven, all surrounded
by decorations that rival those of the
best restaurants ashore. And as In
any first class hotel, tho guest Is not
restricted to a table d'hote menu, ami
can order from an epicure's bill of fare
—but on shipboard nil meals nre Included ln the prleo of the passage.
Cafes for those who do not smoke, a
new convenience, have tho air of such
.places In Vienna. Theso nro distinct
j from the open-air vc-unda cafes with
their teukwood tables.
Instead of the salt meats of twenty
years ago, both cabin and steerage passengers have fresh meat daily.
Twenty-eight thousand pounds of moat
and 15,000 litres of beer were consumed
by the passengers of a single North
German Lloyd liner on one ocean voyage, while on the same ship the cost ol
setting the table for a single year was
Ah, then, it Is the expense that deters
you? This talk of de luxe accommodations sounds expensive? But vou do
not need to take these expensive
cabins unless you are willing to and
can pay for them. All nf the other
comforts, conveniences nnd luxuries nre
as free to the poorest traveller as to
lo the richest, and not the least Interesting fact about ocean travel Is
that Its eost Is constantly growing less.
The voyage to England now eo3ts on
the best ships about nnlf th_ rate
charged by tho Britannia, '.he flrsr ranU
steamer to cross tho oc?.in, seven***
years ago. One can go first cta-js for
threo cents a mile; second class for
half of that, and third class—with
better accommodation than the best In
the Britannia's day—for about 80 cents
a hundred miles, and these rates Include meals. Compare them with the
standard railroad passenger costs and
meals in lhe dining cars or station eating houses extra.
Mississippi River fishermen havo developed a trade in -shipping turtles to
the enst, where they nre sold In competition with the famous terrapin of
tin Baltimore region. Especially during Lent wns the shipping of tho common variety of snapping turtle a prosperous business. A consignment sent
by W, T. Allen to Philadelphia comprised 188 live snapping turtles weighing 1,320 pounds and netted the shipper |150,
Some of them weighed twenty-five
pounds. They were enught in one of
the stagnant sloughs of the Mississippi
about the lirsl of November. At the
Ice forming time In the fall 11 I« the
habit of turtles to seek out some sheltered spot near a bunch of weeds or a
sunken log nnd burrow In the mud beside it until their bodies are about halt
covered and their heads wholly h*.
There Ihey remain until the ice goes
out ln the spring, a score or more of
Ihem sometimes hunched sociably together.
Mr. Allen, one of tho oldest fishermen on the upper river, knowing ihls
custom of the turtles, thought oul a
couple of yenrs ago a simple way of
turning It to profit. After thc Ico In
tbo sloughs Is strong enough to hear
his weight he goes over It. finds the
hnlf burled turtles, breaks through the
Ice, hooks them up through the hole,
slings them Into a sack and takes them
borne to his cellar.
The cellar has n moist sandy floor.
As soon as the turtles nro deposited on
It they burrow In the sand just as they
did In the river mud nnd there remain
torpid through the winter without requiring attention. When tbe price of
turtle flesh reaches high mark Allen
takes them out of their hibernating
quarters, ami he has sold them for ns
high ns IS cents a pound llvo weight.
The turtle Industry on tho upper
Mississippi, though comparatively now,
ts assuming largo proportions.   Every
fish dealer on the river Is making the
buying and selling of turtles part of
bis business nowadays, and the flshor-
meii, Instead of throwing back lnio the
river tbu turtles which get caught in
their nets, as ibey formerly did, are
bunting tbem and saving even the
Five varieties ure caught; tho big
snappng turtles, measuring fifteen
Inches across when s nr Id years old;
Ibe suit shelled turtles, which are especially valuable because of the large
amount uf gelatinous mutter they con-
tuin; the so-called terrapin, a small diamond backed turtle nf varied colors,
whicli sells uf lho rate of, $4 and $5 a
lonon, and tho queens and junlettaa,
of about the same size us the terrapin
but of Inferior quality.
Must of them ure shipped to I'liHa-
delpbiu, though New Vurk, Chicago, St,
LoulS and Boston all afford good markets. The price paid by the cistern
buyers runs from Wvu cents a pound in
summer to IH cents In winter. As tho
turtle dress out only nboui one-third,
Ul IS cents live Weight Hie rtl*. BBOd
meal   Is worth  Tel cenls a   pmind.
it is not difficult to understand why
lovers of horsos cume to adopt iho horse*
shoe as u  talisman against   misfortune.
Horses were considered In I s| [ally
liable lo the machinations of witches.
This fact siiiuds out in all lhe records
of the Lancashire witches ami other evil
If precautions were not taken these
mischievous witches would ride the
louses nt, dead of night over the hills,
uud when lhe owner camo to tie* stable
in the morning he would find his animals in a lather and utterly exhausted.
A horseshoe fnstened over the stable
door was believed to ward off BUCh evil.
There is no superstition more deeply
ingrained in all classes of society than
that which is attached to the,hurse_hoe.
As nu emblem of good fortune it holds
pride of placo, Nelson did not disdain
to nail a horseshoe to the mast of the
Victory. In the early purt of the nineteenth century the horsesnoe ras very
highly prized, and there were few London mansions where it was not displayed, while humbler folks were at great
pains to fasten it over their door..
Horses were not shod either by th-'
Greeks or Romans, The ancient-; wow
content with wraf'piiii.' fibre cloth round
the feet of their horses in cold wt.Mth»*r.
or when it was necessary to pa_s
through miry districts. Instead ai
troubling about horseshoes they dflvo »d
tlieir attention to hardening tbe hoo_»
of their mounts.
Nero, who ever strode to outd stance
his contemporaries, caused bis hones ~-i
be shod  with  silver, while  hii   ■
were resplendent with gold, bur i'i no
case were nails driven  \n*.u  th-;   _
The practice of shoeing hories by   lx
ing nails into the tUMul   *■ ' I
into   I'n gland   by   William     *ln*     Conqueror, but such a practice
make any headway for Centoii  -
Tho Indians, who hud no luperiota w
horsemen, never   thought   nf   ihouing
their mounts in any way, and yet   _
were capable of pe__on_    ; : nartrabtB
journeys ovptv most   diffi",itr   country
The Sundown derby was won bv .i _rr:,«
running in a natural state.   The    -i
was run twice owing to the fact that
three horsey made a dead boat   ffl  the
first occasion.    Prior to the tecond   i"
tempt the owner of Nfarden „--i   ■
for the light plates to be removed ir-nn
the hoofs of bis nominee, with tho result that Harden gained i tamJSortu »-■
victory by throe lengths.
Even at the present day in Jap r. lhe
modern  horseshoe  finds a irrinij i*,im*
petitor in the    oldfa.hi'in.'.i    u i a
mnde of straw which ar^ fastened :■■ tha
horse 'a hoofs,   after   the   msmne •
equine "cricket shoes.f'
According to a paper rend  r*<*i>atly
before the  Royal Society •-.  A"
earliest    existing   manus''nr--     via
formed  the foundation    of    E..:
manuscripts are  of  Egyptian
and  some of them are  beautifu.
laminated, or ornamented wirh pictures.
Until the second century B. 0. tapyms
renmiued  the     ■]■.'•■:
which the writings were made, bat ar.
that time a s- ar .t*. ,,: ..*-•■ ;.
ami  Eumenea II.. king of Pergaanim,
introduced vellum, prepared fro:*.
skin, as n snbsti mt .Velio
superseded the brittle fiber of the Sttu
reel and became, as it *tilt remftil
ideal material for writing arc;  illnmi-
nuting. In 830 A. I), the Empen :
slant ine  went  to  Byzantium, and   the
great early epoch of Christian art
gajl shortly afterward.   The [,- ■
school WM pictorial, the Celtic id ornamental.    For about 400    yean    Irish
scribes and illuminators produced m-ig
niheent   manuscripts, a  few  of  whi.'n
Mill e\i-t.    English work    from    rV
olghth to the twelfth century    show.
Byxontlne and Celtic feeling, combined
with    other    iniluenees.      Ang!o-r*;*iioj
vork is noteworthy for the enrloQi out-
lining nnd the peculiar attitudes of tho
t'n: u res.
The onk had a big cavity in the
trunk, like a cavity in a tooth, and with
a huge gouu** the tree dentist cl-'an. d
out the soft brown dust, thc rr.tteo
When the cavity was quite rlr:,n he
disinfected it with eoiTOSiVfl - ll Ornate
—he sprayed it as a tooth is Ipraj
Next he filled it. very ar-: ■,,!.*■. nith
a germ-proof cement. Tne too of the
•illing be smoothed nratlv off. and the
(dge nf the adjacent bark he drrr over
the cement.
"The bark.'' he explained, nm he
threw his huge Instruments into his
waiting nntomobile, "will prow over
the Ailing, hidinp il in time completely.
And the rot. whieh would have d-'itroy
i the tree, win bow cease, w doeay
ceases in a filled tooth."
Thc recent completion of th^> Juna-
frau Railway tunnel has drawn attention to thnt striking work of engineering, the Jungfrau Railway. Which -*ii
completion, will be the highest railway-
in Europe, The final station will be
built at »n elevatbrn of _.ooo feet nbove
the present end of thc line, and from
tbe station, wM-'i Will be cut out of Uif
solld rock, an elevator will carry paj*
sengers 2-to feet to the summit of tht
Jungfrau. which stands at an elevation of 18,609 feet.
We Have Moved!    Where?
To W.G. Lillie's old stand opp. Post Office
And we continue to give you extra good bargains on all our stock.     We
wish to mention particularly this week a Clearing of Men's and Boys' Straw
and Linen Hats at Half Price.   Also Felt Hats at the same rate.
YOUR OUTFITTER Don't forget the place, opp. the post office
(Ciini'lmli'il trssni I'iijii' 1.)
Tlic committees in charge of the
picnic arrangements were: Spurts—
Chas. Parker, .1. Burton, W. (I.
Lillie nnilC. A. Barber. Refreshments—G. II. W. Ashwcll, C. S.
S.nlth nnil li. Malcolm, J. Ham-
mar was an energetic member of
bisth committees, II. J. Barber
luul charge of the automobile competition und parade. While other
members of the Assocation contributed to the carrying out of the
"Everybody was doing it" at the
refreshment stand.
Not a single accident or a drop of
rain marred the day's outing.
The Vancouver Sun and Province
had representatives on the grounds.
The Free Press furnished one
hundred neat badges for the business
Fred Parker wears a blister very
gracefully on his thumb, lie dished
out the ice cream.
The innritinl loyalty displayed by
the Kloochuiiin during the tug-of-
war was a feature of the event.
J. llillius, secretary of the snorts
committee was an indefatigable
worker in the interests of the merchants picnic.
Dr. Elliott, of Rosedale, was
greeted with u cheer of welcome by
the business men as be joined the
procession with his decorated cur.
The generosity and attractiveness
of the prizes offered during the day
should certainly make a strong appeal for the business men of this
Thc procession was headed by
R. .1. Banford, on horse lack, as
Marshall. Mr. Banford looked the
part and was the right man in the
right place.
The free ice cream cones were a
great boom lo the small boy. • One
lad managed to get outside of no
less thuu fourteen. Home picnic
for one hoy at least.
E. A. Kipp displayed rare presence ol mind in rescuing little Jack
Henderson from a very perilous
position in front of a rapidly approaching automobile.
(I. II. W. Ashwell was a prominent figure al (he refreshment booth,
and in stentorian tones welcomed all
and sundry to partake of thc supply,
until be exhausted both his voice
and the supply of good things.
Thc  104th   Regimental   Band,
played in the  parade ami  on  the
grounds during the aflernnon. Enthusiastic comments on the progress
of the baud under their leader
Canon HinchlllTc were heard mi all
Local and Vancouver business
men contributed $588 toward the
expenses, ami Vancouver wholesale
linns donated aboul $100 in prizes.
Tin' Merchants appreciate very
much the generous support received
I'mni their wholesale firms.
The following assortment of good
things were at the Merchants Isxith
and served free during thc afternoon: 2000 cones Ice cream, *2(KK)
Inuuias, 2000 oranges, IfiOOpeaohes,
800 lbs. watermelon, 150 gallons
lemonade, 824 bottles pop and soft
drinks, IKK) bags peanuts '2.r> lbs.,
assorted cakes.
♦♦*+♦***"«. ♦♦♦♦♦♦•I.+*********
O. R. Ashwell A Son 	
Atkins & Ott	
.... 26.00
Abbotsford Lumber Co......
.. 26.0o
Denmark & Burton	
... 26.00
S. A. Cawley	
M. II. Helms A Co	
... 26.00
F. J. Hart A Co	
... 2"s.i)0
1). S.   1'undas	
... 2.1.0j
Ashwells l
T. II. Henderson  5,00
A. Cupples  5.00
Oliver A Taylor  o.(H)
II. T. Malcolm  5.00
R. .1. Mcintosh  6.00
Cily Transfer Ci  .1.(1(1
Peter Stewart  .I.IKI
Semplc .v. Semplc  5.00
11. A. Henderson  5.00
Dr. Davics   5.00
Maynanl A Murphy  5.00
W. It. Stevenson  ">.(K>
F. McManus  5.00
0, A. Weeks  5.00
O. L. Marston  6.00
Robertson  Bros  5.00
B. 0. Milk Condenser Cn*' Milk •f.'i.iKi
"          "             "   Cnriiii 8.60
li. K. Hrniullii'Hil, iimlirrllii li
S. A. Parsons, ItiHik 4
li. K.mini, II men's ties, Utilise tl
Kelly-Douglas, 'Jn III N'uhoti Tea 1(1
10 Ib Nabob Coffee 111
Turner Beaton, !! shirts, Big Horn :l
Ttii'ki'tt Ltd., ii hexes cigars "
lii'iii'kinan-Kcr, 4 :1011s rollesl outs 4
J lt Slewart & Co, hams Its
M II Malkin Co, chocolates      , 12
Mnniiey Biscuit Co. asst biscuits 7
\V liraisl & Co, tea ansl coffee IC
Gregg .ic Co. silk kiniona 10
.1 S Fry & Co, chocolates 12
National Biscuit Co, camly 25
Itninsiiy Brnx .V Co, cluicnlaU'S 4
Northern electric Co, toanu-r, iron ti
Royal Grown Soap Go, soap 0
lui|icrial Oil Co, oil Itl
Allilenon & l-ashy, Safely razor 6.0U
Van. Milling Co, Slanilanl Hour 8.00
.1 0 Wilson Co, fancy paix'teriiti 5 UO
Nut Drill: sli Cliclii Co, pin's 5.U0
Hendry „ Sons, White Swan Soap    (IIXI
J lliss'.i .It Sons, Montreal, cigun. 2.50
Van Milling Co                        Sio.oo
l.iison Dickie (iron* sl Go 10.00
Smith Davidson „ Wright 10.00
Iiill.-y Brsss 10 00
Kcnnie Seed Co 10.0U
Darner I.iiimxiIcii Co 10.00
M B Anthony 10.00
Campbell It Mnir 5.00
(iatilt Bros 5.00
A. French B.oo
Alfred Brignall S.OU
SIiuIIitosx Mai'unli'j Co 5.00
Local and General
,1. Uuinmar  16.00
Barritl A   Ban ford  15,00
\\*. (i.   Lillie  16.00
Chilliwack Meat, Produce Co. 16.00
II. W.  Shirley  10.(10
C. S. Smith  10.00
C. II. Cowan Drug Ci  10.00
Adamson 4 Comneau  lO.oo
J. Knight A Co  10.00
Rockwell & Co  10.00
Menzies' Hardware Co     10.00
('. Huteheson A Co  10.00
Hart A   Hall  10.00
W. T. Rolfe  10.00
Chas. Parker  10.00
H.J. Harlier  10.00
Chwk. Implement, Prod. Co. 10.00
.1. li, lilanehlield  10.00
('. Whittaker & Co  5.00
II. (i. Rowat  5.00
Sain. Johnson _  5.00
W. F.  Ferris     5.00
James & Turpin  5.00
E. Marriott  5.00
N.A.Webb 5.00
F. Joudrev  5.00
II. E. Pook - 6.00
Farquharson A Eckel 5.0U
Bent A Goodland 5.00
L.K.Cioft.atMee Studio for photos
For photos at Chapman's—phone
John Grahnm left on Monday for
All summer huts nt half pine.
Miss Hnyle.
C. E. Eckert was in Victoria the
past week.
Coal and wood—City Transfer
Co., phone 4ft.
J. Knight A Co., has put on a
delivery wagon.
J. Knight A Co. for all kinds nf
brenkfast foods, fresh in.
W. E. Bradwin left Thursday on
a trip cast as far as Winnipeg.
To LET—Rooms suitable for
offlces; apply to ll. J. Barber.
Ice  cream   in   all   tbc   popular
forms, and llavors at Johnson's.
RoyNclenisofM.il.  Nelenis  A
Co., was iu Vancouver on Wednesday.
Attend lhe Women's Institute
picnic Thursday Aug. 8 at Mordcn's
Jas. O'Hearn is making extensive
alterations to liis resident- on Bole
a venue.
All coal and wish! orders receive
prompt attention. Phone 4ft. City
Transfer Co.
Matinee of moving pictnscs at
llie Lyric Theatre every Saturday
afternoon nt 8.80.
For Sale— New lighl cedar lainl
and puddles, just the thing for picnic-
ing.   Phone L-1898.
Light nnd heavy drnying handled
with care and promptness. City
Transfer Co., phono 4ft.
For Sale—McCormick binder, G
foot, iii goml condition, for sale
cheap.    Appy nt this ollicc.
City Transfer Co. have thoir office
with tbe Chilliwack Lund and Development Co., on Young street,
The unreserved auction sale nt
the homo of I). Darts, Sardis on
Tuesday Aug. 5, is advertised in
this issue.    Look il up.
Caretakers—Man ami wife will
lake charge of any homo during
owners absence Apply box 273
Free Press.
.1 Kniglil A Co. for horse and
cattle feed, hen and chick food.
Big cur just arrived from the mills.
VV. P. Martin is erecting a large
metallic warehouse at tho roar of his
cement block on Westminster street.
R. II. Sperling and Allan Purvis
of Ihe B.C.E.R. were in town for a
few hours on Monday, on a tour of
Matinee of moving pictures at
the Lyric Theatre every Saturday
afternoon al 3.30.    Admission 10c.
Chas. Huteheson A Co., report
the sale of 20 acres on thc comer of
Prairie Central and Vickerson roads
owned by H. Hill Taylor lo John S.
Grand, a recent arrival from Saskatoon.
Social and Personal
Mrs, F. J. McManus will not receive again until the fall.
Miss Edna Broo is visiting Miss
Mniilic Elliott of Vancouver,
Airs. Wilson and son Gordon of
Vancouver arc visiting Mrs, Patten.
Mrs. M. E. Morris left Monday
on weeks' visit to friends at White
.Mrs. W. (1. Lillie and son leave
on Monday for an extended visit to
Mrs. Wilmolt and Allan Wil-
molt arc the guests of Captain and
Mrs. Coote.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Milton Orr, of
Bumaby, visited friends ill tlic valley this week.
Mr. .lulin (lalt of Spokane Wash,
spout a few days in town this week
visiting friends.
Mrs. C. S. Smith returned mi
Tuesiiay from a visil lo Vancouvor
and Jericho Bay.
Mi's.A.Diininoi'k of Vancouver is
spending a couple ol weeks at the
homo ol Dr. Davics.
Miss .Icssii' Wright of Vancouver
is visiting her friend Miss  Dorothy
Henderson this week.
Stanley Haiti of Strati na, Alia.
is visiting his inii'les, W. B. and .1.
It. Walker of Knsl Chilliwuek.
Miss Dorothy Marsdnn of Eburne
s|h nt a few days Ihis WOok with her
sister Mrs. (I. II. W. Ashwell.
Arthur N. Joffsof Vancouver, was
renewing old acquainlenoos in Chilliwack on Friday and Saturday.
Miss Alice Carter, who is with
lllc B.C.10.11. of Vancouver, spent
tlle week end al her home  here.
Miss Loi'iia Fraser of Vancouver
is s|n'iiiliug a few days at tlie camp
of Mrs. Leslie Coote at Smith's
Mrs. W. L. Budd ami Mrs. S.
('arson leave the first of the week
for Nanaimo, ami other Island
Mr. and Mrs. R. (1. Ballam were
among those who enjoyed the
li. 0. E. R. picnic in Vancouver
last week.
Malcolm and Kenneth McSween of
Vancouver and New Westminster
were visiting friends in the valley
this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Warden of
Woodland. Wash., are visiting their
daughter, Mrs. (I. L. Cruss and
Mr. Cross.
Mr. William Vaughn of Vancouver
was the guest of Dr. Davics for the
weekend. Mr. Vaughn is an uncle
of Dr. Davies.
Tlie Misses Hall, daughters of Dr.
T. P. Hall, Vancouver, arc the
guests al the home of Mr. ami Mrs.
James Cartmell.
Mrs. Cowen and her nieces the
Misses Begg of Toronto, were the
guests of Sirs, and Miss Broe at Yarrow on Tuesday.
Mrs. S. W. Johnson, Surdis, will
receive on Wednesday Aug. 7, from
three to six, and thereafter on the
first Wednesday of every mon tli,
Mr. and Mrs. Hewtonaud Mr. II.
W. Pierce of Vancouver were the
guests of Mr. ami Mrs. J. L. Denholm, Fairfield Island, over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. N.S. Mackenzie, the
children and Miss Mathews leave
on Friday for two months camping
at Sidney. Mr. Mackenzie returns
on Monday.
Miss Annie Clarke, who has been
visiting her aunt Mrs. I). B. Hall,
left for her home in Vancouver on
Saturday, accompanied by ber cousin
Miss Libliie Hall.
Mrs. Johnson Wemp, Sttperin-
tenilnnt of the city hospital, is spending two weeks in Vancouver. Miss
Dowcof Vancouver will act as Super-
intendnnt in Mrs. Weinp's absence.
W. F. Heal, one of the Cily
Commissioners of Moose Jaw, Snsk.,
was the guest of Messers. Denmark
A Burton on Thursday Inst. Mr.
Ileal was delighted witli what he
saw of the valley.
Mr. Robert Jardlno, Ex. M.P. P.
of Victoria spent a few hours in town
on Tuesiiay visiting .1. ll. Auderson.
Mr. .lardiuc is just returning from
England where he visited Mr.
Anderson's parents.
Mrs. I/'o Brown of San Fransisco,
Mrs. Wliitlamof New Westminster,
and Mr. and Mrs. Ilniidcock of
Wallham, X. Y. are spending the
week end at the homo of Dr. and
Mrs. J. C. Henderson.
C. II. Kniglil of Renfrew, Out.,
and nephew of Thus., Wm., and
John, of this city has been visiting
here for Ihe past weei: and likes
Cbilliwaek very much. Mr. Knight
left on Sunday tor his home in
Mr. and Mrs. lulnck ot Ottawa,
Ont., who has been visiting in Vancouver took a run up tit Chilliwack
to ace their old friends, Mr. and M rs.
Thos. Knight, who they were so well
iicipinintcil wilh in Renfrew, Out.,
over twenty years ago.
Take a
BROWNIES $1 to $10
$10 TO $20
Enquire (or Catalogue
Druggist and Stationer
Appreciate the Cheering, Comforting qualities of our superior
Teas ami Coffees, the liest on the
market. Their excellent quality
makes thom tlic mosl economical
to use, because a small quantity
produces as good results ns, or
lietter than, tin- cheaper grades,
and vet our guods are not at all
high in price. But you will find
Ihey are mssns'y savers in actual
Lillie's Special'■'. pounds Ceylon
Ten $1.00
l.illie's Special 6 pounds Ceylon
Tea        - $1.75
Lillie's Special  1 lmimd Ceylon
Tea - -        40c.
Order Preserving Apricots now
$1.35 per Case.
Lie's Cash Grocery
Phone 10
British Columbia Electric By.
,8,80 a.m.
.1.16 p.m.
,0.00 ion.
,.0.80 ii.in.
8.80 a.m.
,12.18 iiuiii
. 5.00p.m.
.n.OO p.m.
Leave Chllllwaek 6.00 a.m. daily except
Mum lay.
Leave Nanconvor 7.ihi a.m. daily except
Milk Traiii ilaily 0,15 p.m.
All piissengcr trains., except Nns.  4 ami
0, Inuiille Kx|treiw.
Mrs. Win. O Neill of Montreal
who has Ihwii visiting her daughter
Mrs. Fred. Atkinson of Haicl St.,
for the past two years left for her
home on Friday. Mrs. Atkinson
accompanied her mother as far us
Harrison Mills.


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