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•°V*»cml Libmritto
PUBLISHED IN THE GARDEN CITY OF B. C.
You will Like Chilliwack.
Vol. 1.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE Ii.ihi PER VEAR
SINGLE COPIES  FIVE CENTS   EACH
CHILLIWACK, B.C., FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 1912
C. A. BARBER
Kilitur unit Proprietor
No. 29
Personal Mention
\ au-
Von-
spcntI
II. II. Qei'VOll wns in   Vancouver
Insl week.
Miss O'Hearn spent   Sunday   in
Vanciiuvcr.
Mrs. Will. I
in Vancniiver.
Win.   MeConnell   was   in
ciniver on Friday.
Mrs. A. J. Bell   went   to
Louver on Saturday.
W. Logan  of  Vancouver
the week end in town.
Mrs. J. Atkinson and sun arc
Vancouver Ibis week.
W. B. Tienholiii was a visitor
.Vancouver this week.
W. 0,   (lliinville   returned   frnin
Vancouver on Saturday,
Mrs. II. O. Alkius visited 'riends
in Viineouver Insl week.
.1. Rankin nf Vancouver, wns in
the city nn Wednesday,
Mrs. P. B. II. Ramsay is visiting
in Vancouvor this week.
Miss Hebron was   iu   Vancouver
on a business trip this week.
Mrs. W. F.   Ferris siicnt  a  few-
days in Vancouver this week.
L.  J.  Thomas  was a   business
visitor to Vancouver Tuesday.
J. H. Ashwcll wns n business visitor tn Westminster on Tuesday.
Mr. and C. H.   Hatch   were   in
Vancouver thc lirst of the week.
T. M.  Hall, of Sumas,  was a
business visitor in town Tuesday.
D. II. McLennan was a business
visitor to  Vancouver on  Tuesday.
.*s*irs. John   Lenry   of   Fairfield i(
Island, went lo Vancouver on Sun-;
day.
Mrs.-J. K. Campbell and Miss Joseph While is the possessor of
Campbell of Vancouver are tho a curiosity in tho way of achioken.
guests of Mrs. H. .1. Mcintosh. Tho bird Is ono of n brood hatched
Mrs. Campbell is a former resident I oul last wook and has threo perfectly
of Chilliwack and her many friends formed legs nnd feet. The third
nre glint to sec her buck. I nodal is mllicr'nl' a retiring disposi-
Geo, Preston, Sardis, will olTor tion, buttlio chick is growing ami
his household effects, garden tools, | doing well.   The breed is Plymouth
An Unfortunate Fire Loss
Rock nml Mr. While thinks the bird
is a rooster,
W,   II.   Slovomon   ibe   Valley
painter and wall paper mini cm-
ploys ihe besl paper hangers thai
can he gut. It is wonderful what
a transformation you enn mnke al
litlle expense with our new  wnll
Ihe
etc, for snle by Public Auction  on
d-s is visiting friends; Thursday next March 28.    See hills
I for list.    F. .1. Mart iti Co.,   Ltd.
will conduct the sale.
Miss Poison of Victoria, is iu
charge nf ihe C. P. R. telegraph
service installed this week al
Barber's Drug Store. Miss Poison
is nn experienced operator and P"!00''8-
s  I Chilliwack  will   doubtless   benefit     A" hem appeared  iu
muoh by ibis convenience, ' I*10"8 "' Maroh 8,  which gave oul
Alex. Ci'iiick-diiinks was n   pus- the impression thnl   Harry  Ballam
10 souger to Vnneottvor Tuesday,    Ho had joined   the   In- Hots,    Wo
Ivisilcd the! Iiivcrnineiil Rock,piiii'iy! understand   Mr.    Ballam   is     still
at Vedder  Mountain onroutc and numbered  in  the   ranks   of   the
mado   Ihe   lirsl shipment   of   I k   bachelors.    The Free Prce publish"-
I'i i the new bunkers,   The quarry |,(1 'ho Item iu gnnd faith, but may
will-bo o|wmtod stoodlly from now wc   be   permitted   lo   hope   lhat
Harry will soon sec the error of
bis ways and line up with thc
benedicts.
The many frionds of Mrs. A.  I).
Wheeler of East Cliilliwnck were
much grieved on Tuesday afternoon j
when they learned that while on,
the wny to attend the meeting of!
the Women's Institute, her horse
became frightened and ran oWny,
Mrs. Wheeler having her arm |
broken in the resultant mixup.
Mrs. Wheeler was carried into Mrs.!
Walker's home and the doctor
summoned at once.
At
'■'mil
Until
Local  Items
Boost for Chilliwack
The weather is glorious,
Work for the new  High School.
L.F.Cioft, at Mce Studio for pbntus
For photos at Chapman's—phone
111).
Read Ashwells big advt. on page
ten.
Early Tuesday morning Mr. and!
Mrs. .1. II. Poul; met wilh llie loss
j ol Iheir home nnd practically all
| its contents Iiv lire Alum! one
| o'clock Ihey were aroused hy the
I crying of   their   three   weeks   old
baby, and discovered llaim-s shoot-
. ing inin their   bedroom   from   ilia- j
|dining room, and had  hiiroly ii	
'toleave iln-  house, clad only  iu c'hilliwn.jk
lllght   nltire,   before   the   structure'
was a mass uf Humes.     Mr,   Pook
ran to the lire hall n short distance
nWl)}' and gave   Ihe   alarm.     The
brigade  responded   pTolnptly   ami
were Hooii lighting the   (lames,      ll
was a stubborn contest   and   ll,e|t
building and contents were almost i
a total loss hefore the  Untiles  were'
subdued,     Some   insurance    was
carried but Ihe amount will come
far short of covering the loss.   The
lire is iln night  to  have Slatted  in
the vicinity of a healing   stove   in
the'dining room.     Mr.   and Mrs.
Pook   were   fortunate     ih
aroused when they were,   or   even
more serious   results   might   have
resulted.    Much sympathy   is  expressed for Mr. and Mrs.   Pook in
their misfortune.
Growing of Small Fruits iln
o supply forty ems of raspberries,
forty-live cars for   tho   next  yenr,
_ nnd lifty ears for the third yenr tit
.   |on advance of live cents ocrotoover
largely Attended ind  Enthusiastic   Meeting: |.lsi. year's prices. ' The wholoseoret
Listened lo Report of Delegation lo Puyallup
and Sumners on this ltnporl.nl Industry.
: 1111111.. I
the
I'll
, of success ill Ihe growing of smnll
fruits in this valley, the speaker
summed up as follows! high
cultivotlon nnd en-operation among
the  growers.     As   regards  prices
obtained for Iheir fruits,  tl ver-
age wns inken on nil nnd  given  as
I follows, for the season for the year
.   ,    .     , llllll: rhiilinrli, two ami  o qunrter
uiiiuiir,-exlcnsivclyiloi-tlicgn.w--|(.(,Mts   .,    „,.   l,is|)|J,l,.i,.s   S1.82   a
rale, hlnekborries SI .8-1    The  re-
'I |mrt of Ptiynlltip- Sumner Ll rowers,'
Association for the year lull showed an increase of about 890,000  in
the volume   of   business   over  the
ling  or
Hers'    Association     nf
held Insl December, the
nl smnll fl-ults was taken lip
■ shareholders were urged to
mat tot
ami tl
ie
ing nf small fruits I'm- Ihe Cannery
ns well as for the supplying uf Iln
Postern uiui-kcls. At the conven-
Ion of llie li, C, fruit growers held
ii   Victoria,   our   president,     A.
worth, hnd tiie pleasure
Senator Paulhnmus, wh
if meet-
year proi ling,   with   n shortage
. ,       ,. ,   ,,     ,,      ,.   ,ls       |of raspberries to bo taken into eon
iili-nt ot the Puyallup & Sumner !.,-„i ,,; , ,i„. „.., ,.,...i-,jf...,i,.
Pi'
Fruit   Growers'   Association,    and
beard him give a glowing report  of
East.
Leonard Boultliee of Vancouver,
spent tbe week end with friends
here.
B. L. Malcolm and Mrs. Malcolm
visited friends in Vancouver last
week.
E. I). Munn of Hart & Co.,
s|>ent the week end at Xew West-
[minster.
R. Moffatt who hns been visiting;
here for a week returned to Victoria
on Monday
Mr. Skinner, Immigration Officer
nt Huntingdon, has been' in town,
this week.
City Solicitor J. II. Bowes was a
business visitor to the Cons' cities
on Monday.
Chas. Parker, model a flying trip
Balluliij Ibe Road.
The C. K. R. line between Chilliwack and Rosedale is being ballasted
Transfer j and good  progress  is  being made
, with the work.
-••''Wil Meet in City HaH.
The city council will meet for
the lirst time in the new city hall
| on Monday. The change will lie a
most welcome one.
C_sfc if Secretary
At a recent meeting of the city
school board; A. L. Coote who hns
been secretary for some time tender-
Two weeks from Sunday will be
Easter.
Trout fishing season opens on
March 26,
Coal   and   wood—City
i., phone -111,
The Free Press is comprised
""('apt. .1. C. Gorvie returned  lastI'en pages to-day.
week from bis holiday  trip to the     The city will file on another water
works site this week.
Stock Foods—Chilliwack Implement & Produce Co.
A new light nil cedar boat for
sale; apply plmne L 1890
Telephone 111 for all express nnd
dray work; City Transfer Co.
A supply of steel girders hove •** lli*! resignation. John Robinson
arrived for the new post oiliee.        ,ono "* U» ,,c*v "'omlwrs this year
.,„_.,,    „ n     ,, .    ,    was unanimously chosen to HI   the
FOR SALE—Bull calf, pure bred;
apply J. T. Mnynnrd, phone L2813.1 ,'*u'"t}'
W. T. Rolfe,  takes eggs  in  cx-iD**! •*■•» M«* Tmemx
change; highest price paid for them.     The deal fur the purchase of the
Don't forget to call 49 for express I Royal Hotel by J. McDade of Van-
ami dray work.    City Transfer Co. enuver  will  not lie cousin atcd.
Dressmaking and Ladies Tailoring! 'J'1"-' V''1''",1 oxpIred.on Mawh 16 and
in all branches, by Miss Northcote; J r- Dundas hiw been Informed that
Xowell st. •'''•   -McDade  ones   not   intend   to
,.     _ - .   ,„ take over thc proposition.
run Sale—One two seated Surrey
to Westminster roturnina'on Mon-1 with polo and shafts; apply to 11. Tetania Dice Opeied.
dny afternoon. H. Gervan. I   The C. P. R. telegraph office was
Mrs. W.   II.  Chadsey of New    All coal and wood orders reeoivo!openedat Barber's Drugstore on
Westminster, is spending the week j prompt attention.   Phone 19. City Tuesday afternoon and before six!
with Mrs. R. G. Ballam. I Transfer Co. o'elook fifteen mosscges had bcon|
Miss Olive Woodworth   went   to]    Light nnd heavy drnying handled j taken by the operator.   Tho  rates
what thc fruit growers' bad done in
Puyallup nnd Sumner. Upon the
wing j president's return from Victoria ho
iuid the matter before the directors
of the Cunning Association who
decided to send a delegation consisting of Messors, |A. B. McKenzie
nud J. H, Ashwell representing the
Fruit Growers' nnd G. I. Thornton
on boha.11 of the Farmers' Institute
to Puyallup to investigate conditions
last Sunday's  P. S.  A.  meeting. I ",cl'c*,    Tlli*   *******    f"'!1
Thc speaker was Principal Vance of FT^ ""I  5?™}™  ' "'   f,""'tl'
Latimer Hall and thc  address   was *lnd ,nftl!  ol   March   and   ,.   coin-
given under under tho title,  "If 11 PWonensiTO report of the delegation
were a Layman."   Mr. Vance is  a  '■"•**< «lVQn ''-v J- H- As--*ve11 '"   ,h"
clear thinker and a forceful speaker,
and his .suggestions as to the duties
of laymen were well received by tl_»
audience.   Some humourous  illus-
Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
"One of the best it-
had," was the verdict
Iresscs we vo
heard after'
(rations were used to inforce the
truths expressed, mid these served
tn brighten the address nnd lo ndd
force to the argument, ll is safe
to sny llmt n hearty welcome awaits
Mr. Vance should he return al  a
later dale.    Next Sunday al'lern i
the meeting will l»- addressed by
Mayor Waddington on "Man's Duty
in Man." Mr. Herb. Street, who
was present last Sunday, bul was
unable to sing owing to lack of nu
accompanist, will give his solo and
and the meeting promises to be of
great interest.
Mr. Collin Uses Brother
meeting on Thursday. Puyallup
and Sunnier are situated in n valley
,»ix miles long nmi three to five
miles wide. Climatic conditions
and soil arc very similiar to those
of our own valley, their season perhaps being a little earlcr. bind
values there run about *:,(X) per
acre for improved property not set
out in small fruits. Where set out
iu small fruits, the grower hardly
wishes tn set a price Oil it. The
country fur Ihe most part is blocked
oil' in small holdings of three tu live
acres, n man with ten acres lieing
considered a big bolder. These
holdings arc planted out iu small
fruits Orchards, principally with
blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and  rhubarb.     There arc
eight   hundred   growers   iu  small
The funeral took placo on thc 13,1 fruits and rhubarb in this valley,
from 98 Dension  street,   uf  Mr. Tho principal variety of blackberry rtmbarb ..-i
George Collin, who died on the 10th mown was the   'Evergreen," H"3. He told of
after a long and  sad   illness.   Mr. I "Cuthlscrt" and    ' Phenomenon." B (,      ,
Collin's family has resided in BiH-s-  the choice   in   the   raspberry,   and'
tonsome  2.S  yenrs,   and   are   woll the    'Victoria"    the     choice    in
known.   Mr. George Collin volun- rhubarb.    In   the  cultivation  of
leered and went to tho South  Afri- small fruits the ground  is laid off
iu blocks not more than llm) feet
square. The Evergreen blackberry
is planted in rows eight feet  apart
can war with a contingent of the
South Notts. Hussars. He was
iiwarded the Distinguished Conduct
Sardis on Mondav t« take   charge
of thc post oiliee there.
Mrs. A. Cruieksliank of Mntsqui,
I was the guest nf Mrs. A. A. Crtlick-
Ishanks for a few  days   this   week.
Tbe Knights of Pythias are nuik
with care  and  promptness.     City
Transfer Co., phone 49.
A bunch of keys and chain  wen-
found  nn  Tuesday  afternoon und
await the owner nt this oiliee.
Oh sny, hnve you seen Stevenson's
[ing preparations for their annnal new wall papers?   If  not, do so.
| hull to In* given shortly after Easter. They range in  price  from  oets.  u
Prof. Hotherlngton, of Columbian -*0--**P-
[college spent Sunday on tho Cheam     If ynu have some gnnd   news
telrcut, In behalf of the college work, don't lie exclusive.    Lol the Free
W. E. Briidwin left this week on  Vrw* .K"mv  •'  to°-     We   always
this regular eastern trip.     He ex- W***J* '*; ,	
Ipccts to Iw owoy until the beginning    W. T. Rolfc, is giving a pair of Divine service  in  lha Methodist
if June. Pcrrins Guaranteed   pi _ Gloves!,),,,-.-,,   j„  B   body,   on   Sunday
I morning, wben Rev. A. E
prevailing at Westminster and Van
couver arc in effect here. Chilliwack to Vancouver 25 cents, to
Seattle 50 C, lo Winni|ieg 75c. nnd
Toronto 81 00, for ten words.
After six o'clock night lettergrams
consisting of lifty words are sent at
day rates for ten words.
Wl Attend Onrck
Tbc members of Damon I/sdge
No. II, Knights of Pythias, will
commemorate the anniversiiy nf tbe.
Order in  Chilliwack  by attending I
during the war. The particular in-: and eighteen feet apart and not
cident which gained for him tho moio than seven or eight canes to
coveted decoration wns bis holding the bill. As soon as the vines arc
of a body of Boors at buy, afterhov- j large enougb they arc trelissed on
ing his horse shot from under him, I four wires, thc two Upper wires
until reinforcements enmc up. Ho carrying tho fruit bearing vines,
was of a most genial disposition and the two lowor wires, the now
and was held in great esteem by all I vines or shoots which ill the fall arc
who enmc in contact with him' nnd j lowered down sn as to protect them
be will Ih-missed by n very large from any possiblo danger of frost,
eirelenf frionds.--Bceston( England) ! Raspberries arc planted in a similar
Gazette.    [TllO late Mr. Collin was: way the only difference lieing that
a brother of T. A. C. Collin of Chil- the plants are placed two and a
liwaek.—Ed. half feet apart in u row  instead of
>___*,-. sai.su. saasmstaa eighteen    feet,      tbc     vines  being
IMPORTANT PUBUC MEETINGS ii,,,i to  upper  and   lower   wires.
There will bo a combined meet- Some prefer tho method of training
ing uf the Farmer's Institute, the that is called tho weaving method,
Women's Institute and the Poultry j by which tbc vines are bent  over
Association in tllO  Forester's  Hall and brought down, under top  wire
mt  Monday   and    Tuesday    next, |and fastened tliere.    (libers  prefer
Capt.   C.   A.   Gardiner   arrived witb every Ladies' Suit sold  frum
mine from the East on Sunday and now until Easter.
|irmiglil with   him   a   car   of  line      Rooms   To    Rent—Two   newly
[Horses
Miss Dorothy Marsdon of Eburne,
i  visiting  her   sister    Miss    Lily
I'slnrsilen at the   In nne  of   Mrs.   G.
H. W. Ashwell.
Mr. and Mrs. Turner and  Miss whore they will establish a  Buttled
Roberts
Special
furnished and comfortable rooms
on ll"|»- street and facing the B. C.
Electric; apply lo Win. Peers.
NOTICE—Price Bros,  are moving
to their  uew  ard  larger  premises
■Turner ol Well wood, Man. arc
IjUests of their cousin  Mr.   D.
()uy and Mrs. Day, Mary St.
Mr.   and   Mrs.   W.   Bridgi
will deliver  the  address.
music will In- rendered,
Cmmm Musical Treat
A musical (rent is in store fur Unpeople of Cliilliwnck in the near
future, when Miss Margaret Mc-
Craney the very talented young
violinist of Vancouver, will give
a recital here. The visit of Missj
McCraney to this city is nn event
of on' sido of nose" short' tail" audi!" '"" Uk'''! '',"*,v"r'.1 •*"} with  much
Milk and Cream (rude only.   Phone
275
Dns!  List—Tun collie, while s|nit
I .miner, nre visiting at the home
■if ,1ns. MeConnell and wilh Mrs.
]lridge's sister, Mrs. E.   A.   Kipp
Mr. Shaw, nnd wife, of Belling,
J-ain, Wash., have taken up their W. It. Stevenson, (he valley
lesidence in Chilliwuek, having se- painter is now gelling busy as house
lured rooms ou Carrol street Mr. cleaning lime is here again. Don'l
J'hnw is a surveyor and has already delay until the rush is un. Come
I'cured employment. now nnd select yuur paper and have
Mr. nnd Mrs. Thompson of "»' work done,
rfiineoiiver have Ih-cii the guests of Wall paper, Wall |>apcr, Wall
llrs. .lames Armstrong Ibis week.pnper—largest shipment uf wall
llrs. Thompson is tbc daughter of pn|.<r ever brought to Cliilliwnck,
lev. Mr. Suiirtntit, who wns at over threo ton bus arrived ut the
Ine time Presbyterian minister at Valloy Paint and Wnll Paper House,
lump Slough. I Come now aud mnkcymirsclcrlinns.
wears a leather collar.   f/j«t"nbout|,nl8r?*t'   Full purticulurs will op-
Fob. 25.    Finder please cuuinumi- j >mt '" mt ,M'X' Imuo'
cute with John L.  Buthgate, nhoiic! ImA*. Eitetd Call
It 88_.
March 26th and 20lh Inst. The
program to be presented will Ih'
very interesting, good speakers
having been arranged for in address
tic gatherings on topics of inlorcsl
and of preSCIll day ini|sorlancc.
On Mondny evening at s o'clock
an Illustrated   lantern   lecture will
l>e given bv Provincial Fruit ln-
struelnr J. F,   l'ni|»'lilei'.
.1. II. Ashwell will give ii talk un
small frt.it culture as practiced nt
Puyullup, Alsu Provincial Poultry
Instructor J, R. Terry will demonstrate (be killing und plucking of n
fowl,  lecturing nnd
he demonstrates,
Th
lo let their vines grow full length,
either method boing but n mutter
of choice In llie grower. We think,
suid Mr. Ashwcll, thnt the allowing ihs' n
of thom lo grow la tin- full longth Thun
is preferable, for the reason thai
in weaving Ihe   plant,   when  the
vines begin to lienr, llie fruit   will
imt get so much sunshine ns if allowed   to  grow   full   length.     In^
visiting   Ihe   nrclinl-8    there,    we
found  various  patches  in  a   very j
high stato of cultivation, nnd therein lies th.'  whole  secret  of  small I
fruit growing.   The  soil  must   l„-
xpluiiiing asI woll manured and well cultivated,
On one puti'Ii we visited there   wus
siderntioii, and the net profits forthe
yenr were $8,051.22 Well cored
for orchards with splendid co-operation among the growers was responsible for the results, ln bringing fruit to the factory it was all
inspected there by an inspector and
divided into four classes, A, which
went to the Cannery, II. which WUS
shipped to l«' delivered within
twenty-four hours. M. that which
would go 1,000 miles and D, that
which would gu any distance, some
being shipped as far east as Winnipeg; Thus the standard ol the
fruit was kept high and comparatively nu loss in attendance. Mr.
Wlnslow congratulated Mr. .V-h-
well on his excellent report ami
spoke along the line of co-opnution
and the working of the land well.
with the results liound t,. fofl-W,
The isissiliilitics were all here, and
it grenl many advantages awaiting
Ithe fruit grower. In aus\r«r Co
j quest ions, Mr. Winslow sai.l that.
the best soil, was the soil whieh has
the must manure and the best
cultivated snil produced plant,
freest from tlisease and this with
heavy pruning produced plants of
good vigorous health. Blackberries
.and raspberries wire al..ut siipiol in
I profit. Straw -berries wen also
] money makers, but harder to pick.
The growers at Puyallup f..un.i
that they had less trouble to proem
pickers for large quantities of ber-da
than they had for small quantities.
Mr. Winslow also answered i|uc».
tions regarding the growing of
a commercial basis.
mie man at Mis-inn,
last year made ..',.'.j.
off three quarters of an acre in
rhubarb. There wen- lost year
shipped from Mission, fourteen cats
of rhubarb at one dollar a ':ra!.\
which meant to those producer
nbout oighty cents a crate, <-l«ir.
All rhubarb required mn wrfl
manured soil, well drained. Beans
were also a profitable crop to raise.
On motion, the government m_
I asked to establish n demonstration
station at Chilliwaek, consisting of
■ three acres, made up of one acre of
Cuthbort raspberries, one half acre
Logan berries, one half acre Snider
blackberries, and one aire of Evergreen blackberries and aLs<> some
rhubarb.
J. II. Ashwell expects to visit
Puyallup and Sumner iu the berry
picking season to further the investigations in their methods at
Unit place. The Cannery have already sent away an order for small
fruit plants and any nne wishing to
procure some of these, can do so hv
applying to Mr. Ashwcll. OSSOOnos
possible.
Atchelits    L'nlon   Sunday
will Imi.| a basket Social al
iilenec  of .1.   II.   Keith  on
luy April I.   With the corn-
In charge n good time i-
.■veiling given
mk'schurch on
mlttee
assured.
The St. Patrick's
by the V. P. S. ssft
Monday evening was n decided
success, of courso it was humorous
and the musical soloclloill were
much appreciated as well as the
witty jokes and   recitations.     Over
I a hundred people taxed the school
! loom to iis capacity  that   evening.
The management nf Chilliwuek i
Bnptist church has extended n call|
to Rev. Mr. Marshall, uf Montreal.
It is Understood the call will be accepted. Rev. Mr. Marshall is a
son of Rev. It. Marshall who has
been supplying Ihe pulpit fur tbc
past few Sundays, nnd is highly recommended, boing a successful
pa-lnr and holds n II. A, Degree.
Mrs. Murshnll is also n B. A. The
cull wns wired lust week and an
ncccptanee is expected nt any time.
Tuesday ibere will lie three I grown 1184 crates of raspberries on I Barnum tho hypnotist who was
sessions. At 10 o'clock in the fore- an acre and a quarter of grounds Ibilled to appear horo on Maroh II,
noon, J. F, Carpenter will give a This of courso was a bumpor crop will give his entertainment In the
plnntingitnil pruning demonstration  but nn average crop «is frum  '150 Opera House on Monday,  Tuesday
to 400 crates of bfnokborrics and uud Wednesday evenings ol next
.' ,'too to 860 orates of nupborrles.   A | week.     The   postponniont    wu.
small patch nf a quarter  acre   pin-J caused by the  action  uf the  civic
ducetl the first yeur twenty-two crates I authorities nt Victoria, who thoughl
in J. II. Ashwell's orchard oh Vic
toria street. In thc nflcrnoou nt
o'clock II, Rive, provincial dairy
instructor, will lecture nn dairying.
In the. evening nt S o'nclock, J.
It. Terry will address the meeting
uu incubating mid In-muling chicks.
At the close of this lecture refreshments will bu served nnd u program
of songs  and speeches  presented.
f raspberries, the second yenr 150
crates end the third yenr, Mil crates,
the reason for decline in third yeur
lieing the drought. The Puyallup
and Stunner Fruit Growers As-
sneintiun huve contracted ibis yenr
tbc entertainment un infraction of
the city ordinances. After a trial
in which much expert evidence was
given, the case was dismissed,   and
now Barnum is suing the city for
S25,(XI0 damages. CHILLIWACK FREE PTtERS
ONE WAY OUT
Dy WILLIAM  CARLETON
Copyright, HHI
[Hy Small,' Mnynnrd &. Co., Inc.
wu wont  iu tho uM.   Veil don't be-' Lukes tlio form of u narrow atrip utul j    Tlio  first  bits woro  mado  of  horn,
that   contractor;   yuu   belong j not   drop-shaped   ns is couuilou with thon bone, Inter copper, finally hruu/.e
OKA]
T I'll I
VI.
1
Become  E
Dn>
Laborer
rp HAI
1       al.
night It
Illl  a
nl  1 Imil i
lull.
ml   tho
„,y.
WO   buth
ennui
Im
ll  from
IUI'   walk,   Willi
him
mtirii on
our inliu
8 lha
n anything
else.
lie   Inel
boon Im.
roalt
1   ill   OVOl'J
thing
llllll hail
askoil al
uut a
UlllllHUlllI
|U6S-
tions io
it mine to
hod
eugor lo b
0 out
Thii
on the street again the next dny. Wa
knew we couldn't keep blm cooped up
in Uie llnl nil tin* time ami ul' course
bulb Ruth nml 1 were going to be tuu
bimy to go out wllh him every time
ho went. As for letting him run loose
around these streets with nothing to
do, lhat would bu sheer foolliardlncss.
It wa.-i tun into In tbe season tu enroll
him in the public schools and even that
would bave lefl him Idle during the
long summer months.
Wo talked Borne at first <>r Bonding
him off iiiiii the country to a farm.
There were two ur three families back
where Ruth bad lived wbu might be
willing Lo take him for three nr four
dollars n week and we had the money
left uv<t irom ihe sale of nur household goods lo cover that. But this
would mean the sacrifice ui our emergency iinui which we wished to preserve more Cor the boy's sake than
our own and it would mean leaving
Ruth very much alone.
"I'll do It, Billy," sho said bravely
"but can't we wait a Jay or two beforo
deciding? And 1 think I can mako time
tu get oul With him. I'll get up earlier
In ihe morning and I'll leave my work
at night until after lie's gone tu bod."
Ku she would. She'd huve worked
all night to keep him at home and
then gone oul with him all day ir
had  been  possible.    1  saw   il WOUld  be
dragging the heart out of her to Bond
tho buy away and made up my mind
right Hon ami ibere that somo other
solution must be found fur the problem, Good Lord, alter I'd led her down
hero tin' least l could do was to let
her keep tho one. And to tell tbo
truth 1 found my own heart sink at
ibe suggestion,
"What do the boys round here do
In the summer?" she asked.
I didn't know and I made up my
mind to find out, The next day I went
down to a settlement house which I
remembered passing at fume time or
other. I didn't know what it was but
it sounded like some sort of phllan-
cnterprlBe fur tho nelghbor-
il if so they might tn be able
to answer my question thero, Thc
outside of ihe building was not particularly attractive bul upon entering
I was pleasantly surprised ut ibe air
uf cleanliness and comfort which prevailed. 'Ibere were a number of small
buys around and ln one room 1 saw
them reading and play ing checkers.
1 sought out the secretary and found
him a pleasant young fellow though
with something of Ihe professional
pleasantness which men In this work
seem to acquire. Mc smiled too much
and held my hand loo long to suit me.
lie took me Into hia offlce and offered
me a chair. I told him brletly that I
had Just  moved down here and had a
not all; a young man Louk
ii'r over llie building and showed me
the library, the reading-room, rooms
u here ihe young men gathered Cor
gamos, ami then down stairs to thc
well equipped gymnasium with lis
Bhower baths. Hire a buy could take
a regular course in gymnasium work
under u skilled instructor or if 'ho
showed   uny   skill   dovoto   himself   to
such spurts as basketball, running,
baseball or swimming. In addition to
these nd van lages amusements were
provided through the year In tbo form
of lectures, amateur shows nnd music,
lu the summer, special opportunities
were offered for out-door spurts. Moreover the Association managed summer
camps  where  fur a  nominal  feo  the
buys could enjoy the life of Ibe wouds.
A boy must be poor Indeed who could
not afford most of these opportunities,
And If he was mil nf work the employment bureau Conducted here would
help him to a position. 1 cume buck
to the main ulliee wondering still more
huw in tin1 world I'd ever missed such
chances all these years. lt was a
question 1 asked myself many limes \
iluring the next few months, And lbc
answer seemed to lie in the dead level
of thut oilier life. We never lifted uur
eyes; we never looked around us. If
wo wore hard pressed either we accepted uur lol resignedly or cursed
our luck, and let it go at lhat.    Theso
for
clo
wlib
thropic
hood a
opportunities
had nu lot and didn't know the meaning of luck. 'I'he others could have
bad them, too—can bave them—for the
taking, but neither by education nor
temperament are tbey qualified to du
so. There's a good Held for missionary work there fur someone.
Before l camo out of the building
I bad enrolled Hick as a member ami |
picked out for him a summer course
ln English, iu which he was a 1»U back- |
ward. 1 also determined to start him
in somo regular gymnasium work, lie
needed hardening up.
I came home aud announced my huo-
coss lo Ruth and she was delighted.
1 suspected by Ihe luu); in her eyes
thai she bad been worrying all day
fur fear there wuuld be no alternative
but tu send the boy uff.
"1 knew you wuuld Iind a way," she
said excitedly.
"I wish I'd found it twenty years
ago," 1 said regretfully. "Then you'd
have a lawyer for a husband instead
Of   II—."
"Hush," she answered pulling her
hand over my mouih. "I've n man
for a husband and thnt's all I care
about."
The way she said It made mo feel
that after all being a man was whal
counted and that if 1 could live up to
that day by day, no matter whut happened, then I could be well satisfied.
I guess tbc cily directory was right
when before now It couldn't define mc
any mure definitely than "clerk." And
there Is abnut as much man In a clerk
as In a valet. They are both shadows.
The boy fell tn with my plans eagerly, fur ihe gymnasium work made him
uver before. I thrilled with Ihe Joy uf
ilie constructor, the builder, even in
ihls humble capacity, l felt superior
io theso for whom I was building, lu
a coarse way 1 suppose il was a re-
lleclion uf some urtislic sense—something akin to ihe creative Impulse. I
can say truthfully lhal tit the end uf
that ilrst day 1 caino home—begrimed
ami sore as I was—wilh u sense of
fuller life than so far I hud ever experienced.
1 found Ruth walling for me with
some anxiety, She came into my toil-
stained arms as eagerly as a bride.
It wns gnnd. 11 took all the soreness
mil of me. Before supper 1 look the
buy and wo went down to the public
baths un the waterfront nnd there 1
dived and splashed Hive a young whale,
The sling of the cold salt waler was
all the further halm I needed. 1 came
out tingling and 111 right then for
another nine-hour day. Rut whon I
came back 1 threatened uur Ilrst week's
savings ut lho nipper table. Until had
made more bul griddle-cakes and i
kepi her at the stove until 1 was
ashamed lu du II lunger. The buy,
tou, after his plunge, showed a heller
appetite   than   fur  weeks.
CHAPTER  VII.
Nine   Dollars  a  Week
econd day, I woko up lame and
l   I   gave  myself
una 	
In the meanwhile the boy camo In
with my heavy huols which be had
brushed clean and oiled, There was
nothing loft fur me lo do bul to shave
mid ril admit that 1 felt better Cor it.
"li,, you want mu to put on a high
collar'.'" I asked.
"Didn't yuu find the things I laid
out   for yuu?"
1   hadn't   luukcd  about.   I'd   put
the tl       _^^^^_^^^_______
lnio ihe bed room, and over a chair
I saw a clean change of underclothing
and a  new grey  llannel shirt,
"Where did yuu get this?" I asked.
"I buughL It for a dollar," she answered. "It's tuu much lu pay. 1 can
make une for lifty cents as soon us 1
get lime to sew."
(To   he   continued)
' oilier liors
FATHER AND SON
' My  boy,  what counts    is
experi*
Tin* kindly father shut the door of his ]j|MIut ^llu it  i:
1  iron.      Bits ciiiuo into  use about
1000 R. 0.
The first horse cloths, similar to our
Baddle pads, were used by the Assyrians about 000 R. 0. The llreck
nnd  Macedonian   soldiers    ubci!  them
study and  drew up to him liis young
i, just about to leave collogo.
'Ves," In* continued' "it is in tho
aiuui   luuivn.   uuuui.   ...   i-i„   uu     *-hl ll1'  my exporion.Q that you may
ilngs I took off.   Sbe led me back hoP? 1° ,WUl- aml *Vim "T' towpforo ''"
guided   liy   me.     Mere   knowledge—the
accumulation of facts—all tins is in a
sense necessary, but it does not tako
The
stiff 1
nil
^^^^^^^^^^^^ od  brisk
lown and kneaded my arm ami
leg muscles uniil Ihey were pretty woll
Umbered up, Tho thing lhat pleased
me was the way 1 fell inwards my new
work that second morning. I'd been
a hit afraid of a reaction of waking
up wllh all tbc romance gone.   That.
HIND INTERFERENCE
At a slow gait, such as a roadster often takes, there. Is sometimes a striking of one or both ankles by Ihe opposite male. This Is caused by a vicious
direction of the hind leg from the hip
ur by un Inward curve nf the fool frum
the hock or pastern Joint. Since (he
hind legs nre more loosely hung thon
lho fore, ii is inure difficult lo make
Ihem respond to a remedy, but u separation of the Coot may be effected by a
somewhat higher outside foot. In tho
shoe a similar effect could bo had
by o slightly wider oul side web and a
slightly lunger outside heel, Again, inward curves of the motion of llie foot
may bo mod Mod by paring tho hoof.
Tho comparative rlgldlly of lho
lure legs makes tin-in more responsive lu small changes, bill In Ihe
bind legs such corrective chungos mav
in- emphasized ut* Increased somowhul
without as much danger lo tho limb or
luul.   Thai is to say. twists due lo n
I    ate    apt    to    cftUBO
the fore than lu Uiu
hi
uf   ten
whom  i wished to keep forget the study part of the programme
off the streets and keep occupied. 1
asked blm what llie boys around here
did during ihe suinin*'!*,
"Most  of them  work,"  he answered.
"What do tbey do'.'"
"A good many sell papers, some of
them serve us errand buys and others
help their parents."
Dick was COrtalnly tuu Inexperienced
fur the (list two Jobs and there was
nothing In my work bo could do tu
help, Tben the man began In ask me
questions, lie was evidently struck
hy the fuel thai I didn't seem to he
In place here. 1 answered briefly tbat
i bad been a clerk all my life
my position and was now a
day   laborer.      Tb.-  boy,  1
Was nul yol used lu his life
bad lu
explained
down ben
copied
Tins lirsl mention of scythe blades on
chariot wheels is writing about 300 B.C.
The lirst mentioned owner to start
more than one horse from his stable in
a race wns Alcibiadcs, 400 R. C, who
Btartoil seven chariots in one race ami
won  (irst, second and  fourth  prizes.
The first mention of scythe blade;
the place of wisdom or judgment, which chariot wheels is ut thc battle of Cuu-
can only be attained by a lifetime of oxa in 4111 B, tl.
striving and development. My boy- do
uot be misled or deceive yourself with
the thought that you arc wiser thuu
your elders. Vou must bo guided by me
and must learn to avoid the mistakes
that 1  have made.*'''
The boy, thoughtful for a moment,
raised his fine yuung face to his father.
Tell me, sir," ho said, "have you
over, In Ihe course of one short week,
played poker, gone to the raco track
and dropped a hundred, beeu on a joy
ride and smashed a iuriuer, drunk fourteen bottles of chainpagno, smoked a
thousand cigarettes and fallen in love
with a chorus girl I"
For some time the old geiilleman was
silent.
"My boy.'' he said at last, "I havo
--nil except the joy ride. Thut is precisely why I am trying to give you the
boneflt of it."
"Why 1
I
ctossei
ir last
• down
ill Iind
and   1  wanted  to  keep  him  <
until he got  his strength.
"You're right,"  he answered
don't yuu bring lilin in here?"
"What would ho du here?"
"it's a  guud  loafing  plnce for him
und we have some evening classes."
"1 want blm homo nl nights,'
swered.
"Tho Y. M. C. A. has summer
wbirli    Ii.-glu   a    lillle   Inter
dun't ynu put him into some
1   had always heard of tlv
A., but  1  had never gut Into touch With
It, fur I thought it was purely a religious organisation. But that proposition Founded good. I'd passed Ilu*
building a thousand times but hud
never been Inside. I thanked blm and
Hlaried to Icuvc.
"1    hope    Ibis    Won't    be    V
visit," he sabl cordially.   "Co
uud  see  wlmt   We're doing.     Y
a   lut  uf  buys  h<re nt   night."
"Thanks," I answered.
I went dlrocl I** tin* Y. M  C  A. building.   Here ngnln  i  was surprised  to
tlml a must attractive Interior. It looked like ibe Inside of a prosperous olufa
house,   l don'l know wlml I expected
Imt   1   wouldn't   have   I n   startled   if
I'd found a ball filled wllh wooden'
settee)* and a prayer meeting going on,
I bad a lot ,,r such preconceived no-
(lulls knocked mil uf my head In the
next fi'w years.
in response tu my questions l received replies lhal made un* feel I'd
strayed by mlstnko Into some university. For Ihul matter 11 was n university. There was nothing from ihe
primary class In Knglish lo u prnfes-
si nal education In the law (but n
mun couldn't acquire here fur a sum
thnl was astonishingly small. Tho
must of Ihe classes cost nothing after
payment or the membership fee uf ten
dollars. The Instructors were,
of ihem. the same men whu guv
Inr courses at u neighboring college,
Nid only thai, bul Ihe hours were so
arranged us to accommodate worker*
of iiii classes, If you couldn't attend
In Ibe daytime, vm could at night.   I
wm* niton I shod lo think ihul this opportunity had always been lit mv h md
and I hnd never suspected It In Ihe
ten yenr** before I was married I could
have qualified fur a lawyer nr almost
anything else.
The next duy I look him up there und
saw him Introduced to the various department heads. I paid his membership
fee and they gave him a card which
made him feel like a real club man
I lell ymi It took u weight off my mind
«ui the Monday following our arrival
in mir new quarters, I rose at fi
thirty, put on my overalls and had
breakfast. I ale a large howl of oatmeal, a generous supply of flapjacks,
made of some milk thai hnd soured,
sprinkled wilh molasses, and a cup of
hot  black coffee the last of n can
we had  brought down with  us among
Hie toft-over kitchen supplies.
For lunch Ruth bad packed my box
with cold cream-of-tar tar biscuit, well
buttered, a bit uf cheese, n llttlo bowljth
of rice pudding, two bard-boiled eggs,
and a pint bottle of cold coffee. 1
kissed her goodbye and started out nn
foot fur the streel where I was tn take
up my work, The foreman demanded
my name, registered me, told me where
lu Hnd a shovel and assigned ine to a
gang under another foreman. Al
seven o'clock l took my place with a
down Italians aud began to shovel.
Why (My muscles were decidedly flabby, and
f those?" ■ by noon l began to find tt hard work.
Y, M. C. 11 -,vu« glad lo stop and eat my lunch,
l couldn't remember a meal In five
years thut tasted us good as thai did.
.My companions watched me curiously
perhaps a bit suspiciously—but ihey
chattered In » foreign tongue among
themselves and rulher shied uwny
frum me. On thai llrHt day I mink
up my mind t.
learn Italian befure I lie y
I knew, wuuld be deadly.    Onco let me
'dwell mi tbu naked material fuels uf
I my condition and I'd bo lost.   That's
I true, of course, In uuy occupation, The
man who works without an Inspiration
j of sqme sort is not only discontented
but a poor workman.    I remember distinctly  that  when  1  opened  my  eyes
and   realized   ray   Burroundings   and
traced buck the Incidents of yesterday
the  ditch,  1  was concerned  principally wiih the problem of a stone In
path   upun   which   wc   had   been
working.    1 wanted  to get back  to It.
Wo bad   Worked  upon  it  for nn  hour
without fully uncovering it and I was
•user  ns   the   foreman    to  learn
whether it was a ledge rock or Just a
fragment.    This Interest was not usso-
•luted with the elevated road fur whom
the work was being done, nor the contractor who  had  undertaken  Ihe job,
nor the foreman who was supervising
It.   R was u question which concerned
only me anil Mother Earth who seemed to he doing her best lo balk us at
every  turn.   I  forgot  tho sticky, wet
clay In which 1 had floundered for nine
hours, forgot the noisome stench which
at   times   we  were  forced   to   breathe,
forgot   my   lnme   hands  and   back.   I
recalled   only  the  problem itself and
the  skill   with   which   the   man   they
called Anton handled his crow bar. He
was a master of it.   In removing tho
smaller slabs which lay around Ihe big
one he astonished ine with his knowledge tif how to place the bar.   He'd
come tn my side where 1 was prying
wilh all my strength and with a wave
of  his   band   for  ine   to  stand   buck,
Would   adjust    two   nr   three   smaller
rocks as a fulcrum and then, with ihe
gentlest of movements, work the half
ton weight Inch by Inch to where hi
wanted  It.   He eould swing tlie rock
lo the right or left, raise or lower It,
at will, and always he made the weight
of Ihe rock, against which I had striven so vainly, do the work.   That was
something  worth  learning.      1  wanted
(o gel hack aud study him.    I wanted
lo gel back and finish uncovering lhat
rock.    1 Wauled to get back and bring
the job us a  whole  tu a  finish so ns
lo have a new one to tackle.   Even at
end of thnt first day I felt I had'
learned enough lo mako myself a man
oC greater power than I was the day
before.    And always lu the background
was tho unknown goal to which this
toll was to lead.    1 hadn't yet stopped
tu  figure  oul   what   the  goal  was  but
thut It wus worth while I hud no doubt
for I was no longer stationary.   I was
a constructor.    I was  In touch with a
big enterprise of development.
1 don't know llmt I've made myself
clear, 1 wasn't very clear In my own
mind then but I know lhal I had a
very conscious Impression of ihe sort
which I've tried to put Into words,
And I know that It filled me with a
greul big Joy. I never Woke up wllh
uny such feeling when with the United
Woollen. My only thought ln the
morning then was how much time I
ne thing I would j must give myself to catch the alx-
the year waa dono, | thirty.   When  l  reached  the ..nice  I
wrong ndjUBtm
mure damage 1
bind legs.
THE LINGUIST
curs ago there up|
Sixly 1^^________p
newspapers notice of tin* d
a  scholastic   partuership  in
bin hood  of  London,  which  was signed
by ono of the teachers of youth witli his
mark.
DisciOflurea of this sort do not often
hit nne in the face nowadays; but ;i
Nur I hern schoolmaster came near to
falling a victim to effrontery of a somewhat similar character the other day.
Being in urgent need of a tutor, he
opened up negotiations wilh a "master
oi" languages"    whose    '      * -*"-*-
HOW TO BE STRONG
Hiram,  iu old age, wonders why  he
can't   do   ns   linn li   us   he   used   tu   dn.
Hiram's sou being away from home, nu
writes lo liim for information as to how
lie may regain his health, His son, be-
lllg a' guud athlete and knowing Ihe
value of physical culture, thinks thai It
would be beneficial lu Hie old man to
lake morning exercise, and su writes,
bul his Im Ugfn all Oil runs nway wilh him
at limes, as follows:
"Hear   Dad,    lu    order     for  you   to
bring back your health mid be as good
.a  man as vuu  used to lie, you should
n n":   become an alhlcle and go through some
solution of g00l|   -.(jong    an.l     powerful   exercises.
the  iicigk-|.r,lt, *jr8t ,).,.,,, w||i,n V1)U rj.fl (,.l|.1>, ■„
Ihe morning you should give a leap in
the air. hit your snout against the ceiling, and clap your heels lightly nine
limes together before you touch the
floor. By doing this ome over it will
glvo your blood a good circulation and
strengthen yuur nerves, it will also
prepare you for the next performance
which you arc about to undergo,
"Give a high kick and slap your toes
nvaluuhle Bor-[ngainst   the  colling, and  tit  the same
on oiler in the columns of [time foil to the floor up
vices were
a London newspaper.
Could he speak French 1 the schoolmaster demanded of this purngon. Oh,
yes. fluently, Had he a nodding acquaintance with Italian? indeed, he
had—was excellently well versed in it,
iu fact.
These answers pleased tho schoolmaster mightily, but he was an enthusiastic stamp-collector, and preferred to
have, if possible, a tutor with corresponding tasles; so he telegraphed the
question:
'' Havo you any knowledge of philately?"
And back came the triumphant answer:
"Can speak  it like a native, sir,"
The negotiations ended abruptly.
in vour head
The first saddles camo into nte about
500 1*. 0.
The first turf scribe wns Simo, the
Athenian, about 4(10 B. C. Tho next
nnd a great, one was Xeiiophou, about
'int. B, 0. The next, Vnrro, iu 37 U. C.
Then comes Virgil iu his Georgics, then
Calpurmas a mi Columella iu the first
century A. D,, then Opptan and Ncme*
sian in the third century ami Apsyr*
las, PolagonluB and Palladlus ia the
fourth century,
The first horse trainer is mentimimi
by Xeiiophou.
Horseshoes, wdiite known uboul !fl0
B. <'., did not come into general um
untiluntll about BOO A. i>.
The lirsl lnw suit over a home is men
tinned iu Arislophnnc's comedy, "Tlm
Clouds," about ;i.sn B. c Trainer's
bills euler into the evidence.
Tin' lirsl famous horse breaker wan
Alexander tin* Great, who .onquored
Bucephalus.
The first spurs were usod nbout 100
B. C,
Virgil mentions a horse with a white
forefoot and a forehead with n whit*
paid,.
[torsos were  raised   b>   IQngland ba
fore the  lioiiuiii lumpiest.
|   The first horso racing in England win
[held   about   -'-'I.   A.   I',   al    Nclln-rbv   in
Yorkshire.
The Arabs first bognn to breed hcirm-n
after 200 A. I>. and made lillle progroil
until after t!00 A. D,
I    ClrcUB   tri.k   ruling  came   into  popu
laritv nboul Had A.  I>.
SUnups were first used ubuut 1100
A.  I>.
The first regular horse miction was
Uu* Friday sales at Sin ith field, outside
London, iii Ihe reign of Henry II.
The lirst master of fox lioundl was
Simon de Moutforf about 1250 A. D.
Heredity of white markings is first
mentioned in the case nf the bay
charger owned by King Edward I. ubuut
1300 A. I>.. thnt had a white stocking
on its left hind leg, as had also Its sirn
and graadsire.
The first books on horses were lht«
manuscripts of  Gyltord   aud  Twevety
thrice.     This   exercise   will   strengthen ,   . ,,■„,.    u
the neck-bone, harden  vour head, ami a £?   V ■     . •
the brain in good order.    Aft.-■    The lirsl tra,m"1 hor*
keep
this you should hoist thc lid nnd go out
on the roof and lake deep breathing ex- .
eri-ises. I>o the high comeliop. Walk i
oit the roof as though you were walk-1
ing through the air, hut take good care
that you fall flat to thc ground on your
stomach. Thi_ will strengthen your
wind, develop your breast, also make
you see stars. Then you should walk '
in and get ready for breakfast, and put
up a notorious growl nbout the victuals
ami all that's on tho table. This exercise will prepare you for the difficult
ups and downs of this world. All of
these exercises should be uinlergone not
less than once a day fur n week, and If
you are alive when your week is up,
you will be a healthy and able-bodied
nd know something moro
peoplo   ami   (heir   ways.
limit those 1 hung up my hul and coat nnd sat down
They were j to the Impersonal figures like nn aulo-
tho key to Ibe eunlractor'H problem moton. There was nothing of me In
uni it wuuld pay a man tu know how the work; thore couldn't be, I low petto handle ihem. As I watched the' ty |i seemed now! I suppose the e.un-
hoss over us that day it did not BOOmlpany, us an Industrial enterprise, was
tu me that lu* understood very well. | In lh.* line uf development, bul lhat
PTom um* io tlve the work became idea never penetrated as fur as the
an Increasing strain. Even with my clerical department. We didn't feel it
athlOtlc training I wasn't used In such any more than Ilu* adding machines
a prolonged test of one sot of muscles, i do
My legs became heavy, my buck ached.
and my shoulders finally refused to
Obey mo OXCept under the. Sheer command or my will, 1 knew, however,
that time would remedy this. I might
be sore and lame for u day or two,
but 1 bad twice (he natural strength
Of these short, close-knit foreigners.
Tim excitement ami novelty of the employment helped me Ibrough (hose
lirst few days. 1 fell the Joy nf the
pioneer -fell the BWOOl Rcnuo nf delving In the mother earth, tt touched
I In me some responsive chord that
many; harked hack to my ancestors who
slml-] broke the rocky soil nf New England,
'if the  lire uf my fellows  bustling by
on tiie earth-crust overhead—those fellows of whom so lately I had been one
—I was not al all conscious, I might
have been ut work on smne new planet
fur nil Ihey touched my new life. I
could see Ihem peering over Ihe wood-
'-n rail around uur excavation aa they
topped to stare down nt un, but I did
not   connect   thom  with   myself,    And
Ruth hml a good breakfast for mc
and when I came Into Ibe kitchen she
wuh trying to brush tbc dried clay
off my overalls.
"Good Heavens I" 1 snld, "don't waste
your strength doing that."
She looked up from her task with
a  smile.
"I'm not going tn let you get slack
down here," she Bftld.
"But those things will look Jusi iih
bnd again five minutes after I've gone
down tho ladder."
"Hut 1 don't Intend Ihey shall look
like this on your way to the ladder,"
she answered.
"All right." I said, "then let me hnve
them.   1*11 do lt  myself."
"Have ynu shaved?" Him asked.
I rubbed my band over my chin. It
won't very bad and I'd made up my
mind I wouldn't shave every day now.
"No."  1  said.   "But twice or three
I linen a   week—"
"Blllv!" she broke In, "that will never do.    You're going down to your new
et I  felt closer to this old city than j business looking Just BJ ship-shape ns
HORSE BREEDING AN ANCIENT
ART
Horse breeding hns been followed as
a trade ever since animals were first
domesticated, but for only about a
century have stud-book records been
kept of the breeding of the different
families of horses. The study of types
has only quite recently been taken up
by men of science with a view of ascertaining the origin of the species and to
differentiate their characteristics.
As a result of this study, based upon
those anatomical differences und variations which have resulted from wide
geographical distribution, uud which
probably originated in early geological
times, it may bo accepted that there
are four families or species of horses.
The first typo iu this classification is
the Celtic horae, found on the west
const of Norway, known as the Fjord
horse ia Iceland, Faeroe, Barra, und
other small islands nf the outer Hebrides, in northern Scotland, on thc
.Shetland Isles, and in Cotineninru ur
northern Ireland. There litis also been
found a -lose kinship between the Celtic horse and the true Tarpan horso of
Russia. The principal characteristics of
this type are tlmt, ia common with tho
asses and zebras, it has nn callosities on
its hind legs, and litis a black stripe thu
entire longth of the hack and through
the tail. It is also frequently striped
on the legs ami shoulders like the asses,
and is uf a brown or light dun color.
Nature establishes harmonious groups
of plants, trees, and animals, and, certain conditions of climale heing given,
certain groups of animals ami plants
are found associated. Thc small red
deer of Norway was un original associate of the Celtic horse, and as this
deer is related to the rod deer of sonic
parts of France and of Spain, also of
Sardinia and ihe Barbary states, the
question naturally arises whether tho
small ponies of those same regions,
though not known only as domestic animals, may not be proven to bo kindred
to the Celtic horse. If the characteristics mentioned above arc present in any
lABUTO it would B001I) to prove the
point. Scientific research in this direction has not been pursued, and an inviting field is open to any one who cares
to follow this subject   further.
The second typo of horse iH the Pro*
jcvalsky, found in a wild state on tho
steppes of central Asia, Thero nre a
few of theso in Fnglaiul on tho estate
of the Duko of Hedfonl, and several
specimens nre being bred in tho New
York Zoological Gardens. Tha Pro*
jevnlsky horse is of a red brown eolnr
with a light "mealy" nose, litis a large
head in proportion to his body and is
"eat hummed," and less powerful th-tn
the Celtic horse. Rome writers have assumed I ha t t he Ta rpa it a ml t ho Pro-
jevnlsky horses belonged to the same
family, hut this is not now nccrpted,
on account of their marked differences,
the most cmispicnous nf which is thnt
the Projovnlsky Ims Ihi1 callosities on
his hind legs,   lu this family it usually
^^^^^^^^^^^ was Mnrorco
in Queen Elizabeth's time. The horsy
ami owner, Batiks, were accused of
magic and burned to death.
The first rule agninst foul riding was
made at the Chester meeting in the
time of .lames 1. Professional jockeys
came into vogue then. This Kiug ***.__
(he lirst to organize ice racing.
ln thc seventeenth century witfhes
were consulted when horses went lame.
The first wave of reform tn interfere
with rneing swept over England in
1820. Parliament suppressed racing is
1664 and not until the end of the Commonwealth nbout ten years later were
tbe restrictions removed.
The first stnge coaches in lfi<_ were
opposed by country tradesmen because
they thought it would take their •ue-
tomers to the city.
IN CHINA
Ten little Maiichus going out to dine,
Cook slipped the prussie, and then there
were nine;
Nine little Mam-hus headed for a fete,
Met a hunch of rebels, and then there-
were eight;
High!   little   Mtiucluis—sort
leu veil—
Palace   toppled   over,  and   then   I here
were
GAMBLING IN PRISON
In certain foreign prisons the inmates
are either highly favored or very iu-
genious. Somehow or other they do
manage to obtain possession of small
sums of money, with which they can
of royal purchase tobacco and other minor lux-
juries, liming plenty of time for re*
llection. they appear lo have sharpened
Iheir wits lo Ihe extent of organizing
Seven little Manchus, using Chopsticks,Ino' only -'»ril parties, dicing matrhes.
and various childish games of chance,
but even billiards.
The dice are made.with grains of
Indian corn subtracted from iheir
.meals. The grains are cut or pressed
into squares, and the dots are scratched
upon (hem.
Unfortunately, however, thero does
not seem to he the proverbial honor
among criminals, uml most of these dice
which have como under my observation
have been ingeniously COggcd by tho
insertion of small portions of metallic
dust. In Costa Rica the cogged dice go
by the name of wild beasts, the idea
being that Ihey find victims.
In the LODibrOBO Museum of Anthropology  and   crime   at   Turin   the
Waiter swings a halchel, and then there
were six;
Six   little   Manchus,   glad     they   were
alive,
One of   'em was   captured,    making—
let's see—five;
Five  llttlo   -Manchus  locked   the  cellar
• loor,
Some  one  found  a  window, and    then
there were four;
Pour  little   Manchus, each  on  bended
knee,
Ono wasn't needed, and then there were
three;
Three   little   Manchus,   in   an   awful
Btew—
Boiling oil composed It—and then there
were two
Two little Manebus, both upon tho ran, M'o an interesting conation of play-
Couldn't reach the fortress, aud then J"8 «•£■ jWf*  Sjg  *•,» &"HJ
there
One  littli ^^^^^^^^^
nine-
Writing oul a message, meaning
sign."
as one;
Manchu. all  that's left  of
•1 re
SOME FIRST TIMES WITH HORSES
By Henry Hunter
The horse was hunted and eaten by
prehistoric meu. Driving was practiced before riding because the early domestic horse was tno smnll to ride.
The horse was first domesticated in
Libya.
Tin* firs- large breeder uf horses recorded was King Krichthnnius, the
Trn,aii, wno about 1400 B, C. was Ihe
richest man on earth and owned ,'1,000
mares. This king was the first, according to Virgil, to hitch and drive a four-
in-hand.
Trick riding originated in Greece
about 1000 11. C.
Tho Sybarites trained their cavalry
horses tu dunce to music about (100 II. C.
hired in prisons. The red pips hnvo
been colored in blood, uo other red
paint being presumably available.
Billiards in prison seem almost Incredible Thc plan adopted is to build up
cushions uf mud ou the pavement and
I line them with pieces uf clothing. OX*
[tract a stick from the bamboo beds,
and roll hits of clay into balls. It does
not sound very exciting, but prinonrrs
appear lo be contented persons.
Then there is the game uf the knife.
It seems that in certain foreign prisons
every convict contrives to keep a knifo
up his sleeve, probably Obtaining it
from a visitor. Having half opened it,
that is to say at n right angle, ho
throws it ut a murk on his bed or table,
and points are counted according to his
success. If he hits tho bed or table at
nil it counts one, two inches from the
murk counts two, ono inch three, ami
the mark itself counts five. (lam«s nro
usually a hundred up.
Theu there is the Ily game, which is
much safer, because there is no need to
I read the visits of warders.   The play-
when cauldrons and tripods, the floun
terpart of our present day cups, were
wagered.
The first famous horse trainer was
llyperenor.
The first race for horses to soddlo
was Inaugurated at the thirty-third
olympiad in O.N B. 0,—four-horse cluir-
bit races having been Introduced in tho
_.'lrd Olympiad. Two-horse chariot
I'tiees nnd races for under nged horses
came later. I'.ntries closed thirty days
in advance of the meeting,
The dark bay horses with a star In
forehead were common in I-ihvu iu
1000 II. 0.
Of tbem, and win when u fly lights i
their coins. Tliey nre allowed to smear
Ihem with sugar or portions of their J
food in order IO attract the Hies. When
these allurements nre not available,
Ihey cover the cuius with saliva as a
ln.it- In tho absence of coins, prisoners ,
will SOmotimes sit side by side with
their dinners in front uf them, and the
first tiy decides which prisoner shall
eat both dinners.
Tho dust collected from nnmereus '
vacuum cloanors has proved to be I ,
valuable fertilizer, and its sale has b*t '
cumn a regular business in Purls. CIllIiMWACK FREE PRKSS
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from the stovo, from a Uul-Iron, or a
hot pan, la Instantly soothed hy Zum-
Uuk. When the little ones full und
cut or scratch themselves. Zum-lluli
stops tho pain and, Incidentally, tholr
crying. The best proof of this is the
fact that children who have once had
Zam-Buk applied come for it again.
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unequalled. Mr. John Johnston, of
1J4 South Marks Street, l''ort William,
a moulder In Copp's Foundry, iiays:
"Some time ago I burned the top of
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my shoe and Into tho top of my (oot,
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iffordod. The burn wns so deep uml
hi.  hcii,nn   thai   it   required   careful
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and iiiluyei' Uu- Inflammation,   in Mi.'
OUUI-..I'  of     .V"  weeks   lb''   bull'   bill'lli'il
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Malibran the Great
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A strange race were the Guraas,
Severn] uf them made large figures in
the history of the stage, and the women
of lho fumily played it large purt In
the lives of more thun one man. They
were ullko not merely in their immense
artistic gifts und ln their personal attractiveness, but also In a curious
ebullience of vitality, whicli filled every
stage with their disturbing presence.
This intense vitality acted differently
wilh them; in some cases shortening,
lu others prolonging Ihelr lives, Tho
father of them till died before be was
fifty, while one of his sons celebrated,
mid universal esteem, his hundredth
year   hero   among   us,   where   he   bud
found his home, similarly, tbe Garcia
who was ultimately known ns Madame
Vlardot lived to something like ninety,
and lived every hour of tlmt long spell
of life. Bhe worked for hours daily,
loach Ing her pupils nt high fees; und
one night, going to bed In her usual
robust health) passed nway in painless
sleep, Sho hnd Iravorsod many storms
anil profoundlv influenced many llvosi
bul in th<> midst or It nil sin* retained
Ihi- own superb serenity.   Qounod lov«
nl  iin-;   ti iiiiiir  Qautler  remained
iu*r adoror t" Ll nd of bis days. Her
homo was lhal ui Tiirgi'in-lT Tnr mut'O
Hi in n Bcoro of years before ills death,
Por her ho forgol Russia; for hor ho
icnsod to visil the many rolullvos and
tlu* millions of friends ami admirer, ao
hi i1 among bis own peoplo. Muny of
his critics even say that his realii.ulIon
nf Russia reused tu he really Kiisshi
because of lbo Influence she uxoiclaod
un'. only uver hla heart, Imt also his
mighty Intellect, Uut mid Ihem nil,
nrrat as ihey were, one Garcia stands
uut supremo—sho whom the world
knows ami remembers as Mali bran.
It is lUw mainly, of course, to ber
supreme talent, but a good deal of it
must he ascribed to her tragic fit
Shi* was one of those whom, according
tu tbc old saying of Greek lure, tlu,
,'nds loved; for she died young. Hero
s ibe epitome of ber life as set forth
In the preface to this Interesting me
morlal of her: "At the ago of five she
was on the stage, at seventeen she
married) at twenty sbe was famous, at
the beginning of her twenty-ninth year
sbe died, after passing beyond the
hounds of public enthusiasm, and filling tbe world wllh the tale of her
achievements." This pithy story tells
the ■"..'hole tragedy. But poor Malibran
began the bard struggle of life early
if she had to leave her glory very soon.
Her father, Manuel Garcia, was born
in Seville towards the close of the
eighteenth century. He was a dynamic man. He was a singer, composer,
stage manager—above all, teacher. He
had exhausted the possibilities of
Spain whii he was still young, and
iought in Paris a larger stage. Paris,
so hospitable to real artistic genius,
took the Spaniard to its arms at once,
and soon he was Infusing Into the
chorus of the Opera some of his own
infectious enthusiasm. People spoke
already of his "Andaluslan fury"—an
apt phrase which accounts for something in the history of himself and his
greater daughter. His wife was also
an actress uf great talent, and thus
Marie Malibran wus born almust tn the
green room. Her birth took place lu
Paris within a few weeks of the arrival of her father there from his native
Spain, and she always claimed to be a
Parisian and a Frenchwoman. Garcia,
like most of his class, was a nomad,
and the child was transferred when she
was but three years old to Italy. In
that far-off period the children of tbe
stage had to help in the making uf
bread for the household at a pathetically early ago, as some of thc survivors of that dead epoch could tell
us to-day when they recount the story
of their youth—Mrs. Kendal and Ellen
Tony among others. It was In Naples
that Marie Malibran made her first appearance. This was a solitary appearance, for immediately after she gave
herself up to the serious study of
music. Two French musicians, who
had gained the travelling scholarship
known as Grand Prize of Home, antici
pated her future greatness, and de
voted themselves, wilh true artistic
comradeship, to the development of
her talents, Already, Indeed, sho was
a remarkable child, for she could speak
French* Spanish, and Italia i with
fluency. After another visit to Paris
she arrived in London- nnd she added
a perfect knuwledgo uf Knglish to her
other accomplishments.
Her father then settled down for a
noni what prolonged stny in Paris, aud
here It was Mint ber real education
began. Ue was a splendid teacher, but
he was terribly severe one. due day
iwo musicians, walking near the hOUSO
uf the OarehiH, heard agonising
screams, Ono said to the other with
a smile: "It's unly Garcia heating his
daughter to teach her to get her beats
und thrills right; don'l be frightened."
Malibran thus learned Iht business
In blood uml tears, Imt she did learn
II. lt was at a London tbealre—the
Old King's, In the llaymurkc'— Ibut the
girl luul her first great triumph, Hhe
bad been playing subordinate parts
and was an understudy, When a scries
of accidents gave her her opportunity,
and she had to appear in one of (he
many operas which have sought lo Interpret the divine niusle of "Romeo
and Juliet.'1 Dvon at this early stage
sho bud tu learn sume of tlie glories
and the miseries of professional life,
Tho old Htugcr who was playing the
part of Itomco confined himself at rehearsal to a very simple rendering of
his part—reserving his chief effects for
tho night and tho public, Dut when h_
trlcd his llttlo trick he found the pro-
clous   girl   reudy   for   him;   sho   also
Simple and 8ure.—- lu*. Thomas' Bfl-
lectrlo on is su simple lu application
that a child can understand the Instructions. Used as u liniment the
only direction Is to rub, und when
used ns a dressing tu apply. The
directions nre sn plain ami unmistakable thnt they ure readily understood
by young or old.
burst, after bis example, into various
dazzling trills, and even improvised.
Amid the thundering of appluuso which
greeted her daring effort she felt a
bard pinch on her arm with the word
Minx!" whispered in her ear by the
enraged rival. Then she went to
America with a brilliant engagement,
accompanied by her father. There are
Innumerable stories of the merclless-
ness with which thnt terrible father
compelled lier to work at short notice.
Tlie restless fit, however, came on him
again, nnd he went to Mexico, leaving
bis daughter in New York behind him.
It was n perilous position for one so
young nud su successful und so unhappy. For any refuge was welcomo from
a taskmaster so severe and su dreaded. "The precise facts," says our iiu-
thor, "leading up to lho marriage are
somewhat obscure, because it was contracted in America, ami It is rather
difficult tu ascertain them exactly, Tbls
much Is known; that Francois Mugetie
Malibran, a French banker, has established himself in New Vork; fallen In
love with Mile. Garcia; ami lhat she,
despite the tromondous disparity of
Ugo the was forty-live ami she seventeen),, (ihi uni reject bis proposal.
There were, 11 is said, twu reusutis.
The Ilrst is, dial, in spite uf Ilu; suc-
coss she hud nttalnod In America, sbe
had fallen temporarily Intu a strange
dislike for the stage—which she was
afterwards to love, almost tu dote upon
ami thai the Ilrst result uf Ibe new
union was tu make ber abandon ti
career sbe fur the (line being loathed."
This pleasant dream was soon falsified. For whilst taking up a new life,
and leaving her father to gain a husband, the poor girl had only effected a
Change Of misery, as she too soon apprehended. In reality, aud despite her
great attractiveness, It is said that
Malibran, in making his suit for her,
had Ids eye on business, nnd on nothing more, aiming at the dowry of
$10,000. If we can go by all that has
been said on this topic, tbe position
of this so-called banker, which everyone believed to be very prosperous and
secure, was, on the contrary, In most
desperate straits. The $10,000 enabled
him, for the moment, to put off his
creditors; but only a few months later
his credit hud vanished and he was
declared Insolvent.
Thus was Malibran thrown back
again upon her art. It was unfortunate for her personal happiness, but
without this calamity In her domestic
life sbe never would have attained her
glory. It Is seldom that glory is ever
attained except at the loss of something else ln life. Malibran returned
from New York to Paris, spent some
little time In retirement, awaiting
events and offers that she could accept;
and finally making a single appearance
ln opera, at once captured Paris, and
sent it crazy in honor of her gifts, her
beauty, and her misfortunes. From
that tlmo onward Malibran had no further difficulties ln her artistic career.
Every country and every great city
fought for her.
It was ln Italy, of course, tbat she
excited enthusiasm to Its highest pitch.
Tliere are illustrations of this enthusiasm which are scarcely credible.
Take, for Instance, an occurrence at
Milan—Malibran was singing In "Norma." At the end of the second act
there burst forth a storm of applause.
It went on and on till nt last a full
quarter of un hour elapsed, and still
tho shouting showed no sign of stopping. The authorities were shocked,
and the chief constable called upon the
audience to stop. They went on more
furiously than ever. Then the mayor
was called ln, and he at last threatened
to stop the performance, and then only
did It come to an end. "Perhaps the
Ilrst time," comments the chronicler,
"that police measures have bad to be
employed to stop an artiste being applauded."
It was soon after tbls tremendous
triumph that Malibran heard suddenly
of thc death of Bellini. She had
achieved some of her greatest successes
In his operns, and she was personally
acquainted with him, nnd the two were
alt ached to each other. The event
mnde a painful Impression on her. She
must have beon something of a visionary, as most artists ure, for she made
the sinister and sadly-realized remark,
"I foci I shall soun follow him." Sbe
did, for she died Jusi a year afterwards
FILLING OLD MINES WITH SAND
Old workedout mines nro often highly dangerous. When Ihey are almost
forgotten the ground above them wi.i
some times cava in. with disastrous results,   it is not an uncommon thing in
au old mining district to see a house,
or even part of a town, that bus been
wrecked by dropping Into an unsUipOOt*
<*d and long-abandoned tunnel beneath.
Tlie ordinary preventive method lined
iu American mines is mere or lens extensive timbering, but thin is never per-
t'eelly snfe, and even with regular oversight it remit ins a constant tuennr-c, A
mothod used ia Kuropeiin nnd Australian mining districts is the filling of
iibatiiluned workings with sand—a some-
what expensive method to start with,
but justified hy the fact, that, onco dime,
no further tluinght need ho given tu it,
as it has practically become mice moro
n part of the solid crust of the earth.
The workings of what is known ns
tho shamrock mine, in Westphalia, aro
filled with sand. These workings are
about 1,000 feet deep, and tho sand li
tarried 1,000 foot horizontally from the
shaft underground and deposited; at
another mine it is carried a horizontal
distance of ovor ,1,1100 foot. At tho
Myslowitz colliery, .'1,000 tons of sand
wero daily sent down into the minn for
stopo filling. In this mine ono coal
seam is 8 to 21 foot thick, and another
88 to 87 feet, indicating thnt sand-filling is applicable to largo as well as
small stupes. The sand is obtained
from a bank 20 ft. thick and 1,500 ft.
long, steam shovels being usod to load
cars, which aro hauled to tho points of
discharge by steam locomotives. Thoro
are two boreholes, one 7N0 feet deep.
the othor 1,100 foot.   From tho foot of
these holes tlie suiul
the stupes,
At a colliery near Liege, Belgium,
the sand is sluiced down with water
through six-Inch pipes, At one coal
mine ill Silesia 7,0UU tons of Band and
debris are seat down daily to fill tho
stupes.
in Western Australia, mill tailing is
sent down into tlie mines through shafts
from the surface. The sand is distributed by means of a bolt-conveyor
placed on aa obi level running over tho
stopes to bo filled below, band-filling
has boen practised In tho Western Australian mines for tho last fourteeu
years, so may bo said to have there
passed tho stage of experiment. The
cost is stated to bo about 20 cents per
ton of oro extracted, which certainly
compares favorably with the most economical employment of timber iu American minus.
Jf It is run In wet, tho sand will
settle and some water will rise to thu
surface of the sand and may be drained
or pumped awuy, whilo some of the
water will surely .leak away through
crevices in the bulkhead and men in
the rocks. Anything tlmt, could caUBO
a mud-rush must be carefully avoided.
AMERICANS   OF   EARLIEST DAYS
In considering Ihe clvillxatlou of flu*
-allies! Americans we ate apt to underrate tlieir ability and progress because
they achieved su much less thuu our
•wii aucostors in Asia nud l-uropo, We
must romombor, however, that the null*
ly of a people is measured not merely
I iy Hie tilings which it achieves, but
by Ibe opportunities which it possesses
und llie difllcultlos which it overcomes.
Through some happy accident uur fore*
lien is not unly chanced upon tho dis*
iron, but dwelt iu a laud
where the cattle were capable of being
loniesticuted and used as beasts of burden such ns tbe fierce buH'alo could
never become. There, too, tho wild
plants included those extremely useful
species, wheat, barley, and rice, much
more widely adaptable and useful than
the corn uud beans of America.
Consider for n moment what iron
means to US. Where should wo bo if
every scrap of metal should suddenly
be taken away? Suppose, too, that we
had no cuttle, uo sheep, no horses, aud
no domestic animals of any sort except
the dog. How long would it bo before
wc should be naked, and should be
fighting for the veriest rags to keep out
the cold airs of winter? How we should
fight for every scrap of food, liko veritable beasts! Thc strong, the sly, or tho
crafty would survive; tho rest would
miserably perish. Our vaunted culture
would vanish into thin air before the
inexorable primitive aeeds of food and
shelter. We should scour tho mountains for Hint, wc should bruiso our
hands in clumsy attempts to chip stones
into tools, nnd we should be filled witb
ilclight when we found a stick of wood
well shaped for killing rabbits.
Yet in the past how much the first
Americans accomplished! Without iron
or any other metal they hewed caves
and images from the softer rocks, or
broke hard sandstone into symmetrical
blocks for thc construction of dwelling-
houses. They felled large trees ami
mado them into beams, they cut pathways in tho faco of the dill's, built
houses of many storeys, tilled the land,
and did all manner of household tasks,
such as grinding grain, weaving cloth,
and making pottery. They raised their
structures to a height of three or even
five storeys without tho help of a single
implement which we would call a tool,
nad after a thousand, or perchance two
thousand, years some of their walls
still stand. Crude us their achievement was, it was, if anything, greater
than ours, for they lived in the dawn
of civilization. Who can say how the
history of tho world might have boon
altered had some accident disclosed tho
use of iron to America as well as to
Asia ?
distributed to [smoked   on  a  block   of   wood   roughly
hewn to the shape of a foot.    In ouo
nor were a tew brown bolachos of
rubber, which would bo valued ut
twelve tu fifteen hundred dollars ia the
market, but for which tho picker would
i>. from bis patron uut enough to
free him from debt fur his past and future supplies, meugro us they ure.
As wo tied up to the bunk, he and a
boy helper hud just gathered the rubier sap, aud woro busy smoking it. A
huge tin basin wus half full of a white
fluid that looked for ull the world like
a rather chalky milk; before it, in a
little pit, was a tin arrangement something like a milk-can with au open top
out of wlii.h poured a thin, blue, hot
smoke; aud above the pit was a frame
on which rested a round stick that held
a globular mass of yellowish rubber pro-
onsly smoked and eurod. The round
stick was rolled over the basin, a cupful of new rubber was ladled over the
mass as it was rolled back into the
smoke, aud there held ami manipulated
until the whole surface was thoroughly
smoked, lu thu thin, blue sinoku it at
once turned a pale yellow. Layer by
layer the bolacho is built up with each
day's gather lllg uf the sup, and umutlis
alter, when it is cut open uinl graded,
the history may be read in tho successive layers; this day's sap was gathered in Ihe rain, tho paler, sourer color
showing that water hud trickled down
llie bark and Into tbc little cups; thu
dirt and liny chips show I Imt litis duy
was windy; and there, iu the darker
oxidization of the layer, is revealed the
fact of a Sunday, a fiesta, or a drunken
rest before the succeeding layer was
added.
As thc batalon of tho patron makes
its trip for collection, sometimes nothing will bo fouad but a gummy residue
of burned rubber, a rectangle of black
ashes where the Itut hud been, and near
by the broken and mutilated remains of
tho picker; for the feeble trade-gun
is only one degreo better than the enemies with which tho rubber-picker has
to contend. In such un event the patron curses tho savages aad, wheu these
losses become too frequent, may return
on a punitive expedition; for labor is
scarce in these remote districts, und the
loss is economic, uot sentimental.
Farther down the river is tho bar*
raea of tho patron, a large clearing in
tho forest back from tho bank of the
river. Here survives feudalism, and
justice is administered according to the
rough standards of his submissive domain. Somewhere you will find the
stocks, with the rows of leg-holes meeting in a pair of great mahogany beams.
A pile of chain-and-bar leg-irons He In a
near-by corner, and a twisted bull whip
hangs from tho thatch above. In an
open, unguarded shed beyond was piled
thirty thousand dollars' worth of rub
ber—it is only a fraction of tho crop-
awaiting shipment, and in the early
moonlight we sat with tho patron himself, a barefooted, cotton-dressed overlord who was scarcely distinguishable
from his own debt-slaves. And ho, iu
his turn, was in almost hopeless debt
to the commission-houses, who hold him
by their yearly advances in trade.
HAS A CORN ANY ROOTS?
Judging by the pain they cause ihey
have roots, brunches and stems. Easily
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MEAT IN TROPIC WILDS
Sometimes thero would bo a wild hog,
sometimes wild turkey, or a big, black
bird very much larger and more delicious in flavor; but it was tho monkey
that was tho standard diet for many
days. With seventeen able bodied appetites in tho outfit, the noon hunt was
a necessity, and monkey thc most ac
cessiblo game. If tliere ever seemed to
be a trifle too much, the Taoana crew
would rouse themselves during thc
night und have additional feasts, until
by dawn tho supply was gone. On
sand-bars they would forage for turtle-
eggs, and ovory day they usually collected a bushel or two of those. But it
wns monkey that furnished them with
the greatest delicacy and the keenest
pleasure in tho bunt.
Though monkey-shooting wns necessary and there was for tho moment tho
thrill of skilful shooting, yet tho element of pathos dominated.
A clean shot stirs no thought, but to
wound first, as must happen in many
cases, gives a queer little clutch nt tho
heartstrings that can never be shaken
off. The little monkey, the frightened,
hopeless agony of denth stamped on its
tiny, grotesque features, dabbles aimlessly with little Iwigs and leaves, stuffing them at the wound; sometimes it
feebly tries tu get buck ninniig thi
branches tlmt make his world, and, ns
you approach| there is never any savage
snarling stand where he meets extinction with tlio cornered heroism that
seems for the moment lo balance tho
scene. Instead, he pleads with failing
gestures of forlorn propitiation, and with
hoarse, cooing little noises, fur the respite that would be far less merciful
tliau the coup de grace.
GATHERING RUBBER IN SOUTH
AMERICA
Slowly tho days passed, and it was
with tho most cheerful emotions thnt
we at last picked up tho first signs of
tho frontier townrd which wo woro
working. It wns only tho shack of a
lonely rubber-picker, nnd tho poorly
mado hut was bare to tho verge of destitution. Near by there was nn uncultivated patch of rlco, corn, yuccas, bananas, and some tobacco-plants. Under
the cane bunk wns a pair of primitive
rubber shoes, mado of tho pure rubber
mixed with a little   gunpowder,   and
Shotgun Shell-
*'Lcader"and" Repeater"'and
Repeating Shotguns
make a killing combination for field,fowl or trap
shooting. No smokeless
powder shells enjoy such
a reputation for uniformity of loading and strong
shooting qualities as
"Leader" and "Repeater"
brands do, and no
shotgun made shoots
harder or better than
the    Wine hester.
THEY ARE MADE POR KACH OTMEB
SUING THE SUBGEONS
A Parisian surgeon has been served
with notice of an action which terrifies
him.
It is not the damages, which will undoubtedly be heavy, but the fact that
his professional reputation is at stake
which makes thc case so terribly serious for him.
lt appears that a railway porter was
brought into tho hospital with un affection of tho right arm which necessitated an operation. On recovering from
thc anaesthetic, the unfortunate patient
was horrified to discover that it was
tho loft arm, thc sound one, which had
been cut open.
There was nothing for it but to submit to a second operation, but for the
blunder from which ho has suffered tho
man is suing tho surgeon.
All men make mistakes at times, aud
surgeons, being but human, make a fow
of tho many blunders that are made.
Some littio time ago an English lady
doctor was sued by a former patient
because, during nu internal operation,
a tiny sponge had been loft behind in
the wound, aud had afterwards to be
cut out.
But this wus nothing to the blunder
mado by the French doctor who operated on a woman and accidentally left
throe yards of bandages within her
body. The mistake necessitated another
very severe operation in order to extract tho dressings, nnd the lady recovered a thousand dollars damages.
Another similar case comes from
Lyons, where nn operator lost a ring
during hts work, nnd found that ho had
left it inside tho cut which ho had made
in his patient's abdomen.
Hearing of the efficacy of the Runt-
gen rays for the removal of -Uperflnoua
hairs frum the upper lip, a lady applied
to a qualified doctor for treatment tie
operated three times, but. instead of tm*
moving the poor lady's i_.u_ta.-he, the
only result was that the skiu of her
face turned red and her lips swelled
badly.
She thereupon brought aa action t-tr
damages, ami was awarded the mm i£
$75.
A case which had a compli-tely 'U__r-
cnt ending was reported ant long ago
from Paris. A well-known phyiuuan
hud a patient with a bad ansa of appt.ii-
dicitis. It was decided that an apenb*
tion would probably prove fatal, to 'ia
tried the external applicatioa it tout
This treatment proved successful, and
the man's life was saved.
But as a result of the ice rr-maia-nir,
so long in contact with thu skin a.
local gangrenous growth wna wc ap.
and the patient ungratet_ily brought ._
suit against the doctor fur 110,0110
damages. He declared that the doofen
had been guilty of negligence in nut .ir-
dering flannel to be placed between r.h»
ice and the skin.
The court, on the other hand, loaded
that the doctor was not r-'spoasible.
One of the most extraordinary blunders ever made by a medical man r.u
resulted In a man named Early brlnir-
Ing a suit for bearcy damages _gafast
an American doctor living in vVun-
Ington.
Early was a worker in a pulp m-.T,
and noxious fumes caused aa illness
which made his hands, feet aad face
swell and become discolored,
lie went to a doctor to SS- -**&*. he
had better do, and in the eonras ei isa
consultation jokingly remarked, 'Ic
isn't leprosy, doctor. I hope."
The doctor left him and locked rh-i
door. After a while he came back with
another doctor. They examined Early
and sent him away in an ambulance,
under guard of two soldien. who informed him that no one would bo allowed to come near him.
I Ho wrote to his wife and gave tne
letter to the doctor, who said. "T will
i tell your wife what is in this letter, for
• nothing you handle will ever be tou.-bed
j by human beings again."
I He had been condemned as a lecer.
nnd it wns not till a year afterwards
thnt his wife managed to prove that his
liscaso was nothing of the kind.
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MILITIA DEFEATS BANKERS
A vory hard fought game, touk
SB plnco nt tin1 Agricultural Grounds
jj§' Inst Saturday, wlirti tho Militia nml
gj j tlm Bankers mot for tlio first timo
I in ii lenguo match. In the first
hnlf tlu' militin had the best of the
play and S, Hubble scored for Ihem
II about. 20 minutes after tho start,
i The first half ended with tho score
i) 1-0 in favor of the Militia. The
Bankers started tho second half
witli n hard rush and Jacks scored
tho equaliser. The game continued
very even until about ten minutes
from full time, when Arnold Jackson scored n very fine goal for the
Militia. Tlie match ended wilh
the score 2-1 in favor uf the Militia. The tennis were: Militin; E.
Hubble; Kerr, Nicholson; Orr.
I'.'iii'hell, II. Jackson; Unsworlh,
Chotllo, S. ilubblo, Houston, A.
HjlJackson. Bonkers: Clyne; Atkin
& sun, Bound; Bird, Hansford, Flood:
jjS llnss, Kuril, Dunsfnrd, .lacks,
s**5^*' j Adams. Tin- standing in the league
'*"*    jis now:
Team Won     Losl     Points,
City ll 0        II
I Bankers 1 '.>        2
Militia 1 2        2
CoqunlecUn       1 2        2
(In Saturday lirst the City nml
the Bankers meet in a league match
at tho Agricultural grounds. Kiel,
off throe p.m. sharp.
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THE BOY SCOUTS
CHILLIWACK LAND AND
DEVELOPMENT CO., Ltd.
SUCCESSORS TO
W. R. Nelems and T. J. Polley £> Co.
Real Estate, Fire, Life,   Accident,
Live Stock and Plate Glass
Insurance.
Choicest  List of Farm Lands and
City Property.
Box 109
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Chilliwack. B.C.
At the ordinary meeting 1st.
Chilliwack Baden Powell Scouts,
lho Scout Master, T. A. C. Collin
advised the mooting of the possibility of the Seymour scouts of Vancouver paying tho city a visit at
Easter time and camping with the
local boys for a few days. The
Seymour Troops arc noted for their
i line hand nml general proficiency,
! and tlieir visit would bo most interesting and instructive. Further
information ro progranmo and nr-
I I'iingemcnts will be given next week
after receipt of letter from tlie Seymour scuuts. Capt. Coote, Rov.
Douglas and Uev. Roberts wen- at
the meeting also Scout masters
Abbott and Woodworth. "Uod
Save the King."
The Boy Scout Movement is one
of the greatest and most expanding
influences of the new century.   The
I real live buy is a unit of pent up
energy.     In  the  past   when  tnat
energy was properly  directed   iis
possessor was a good little  Isoy;   if
that energy was misdirected he was
, a very bad little   boy.     The  Boy
Scout  idea  aims nt  furnishing  a
useful objective  fur this  pent  up
'. energy  by   harnessing   the    force
known as the small hoy and diverting it lo a channel which will yield
,a dividend of entertainment to  the
small hoy and a dividend in useful
citizenship to the state.   Asa result
bulb sides   will   be   the gainer.—
■ Ottawa Citizen.
INST1TITE MEETING OF SPECIAL INTEREST
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Iglit a very successful   and   well
planned afternoon to a close.
Properties Sold
Thirty-live acres on McKenzie
road changed ownership last week,
W, J. Olnnvillo selling to W. E.
Chapman of Xew Westminster. A
lot in Princess Park Sub-division
owned by Alf. White, was purchased hy John Turvcy Both sales
were made by the Chilliwack Land
nnd Development Co.
New Livery At Sardis
Messrs. Wehb Bros., of Sardis,
commenced the erection of a livery,
feed ami snle stable 32x110 feet at
Sardis on Monday, Tlie huilding
will be two story, nml covered with
rock face metallic siding. The barn
will bo equipped with driving horses
nml buggies, and besides a  general
ying am
lie conduel
An Important Sale of Stock.
lu another column will he found
mi important list of horses, cuttle,
pigs, implements, etc. the proporty
of Blnnchfiold Bros. ,on l'rlario Central road, which will be offered lo
tbc highest bidder on Wednesday
March 27. Particular notice should
lie taken of (lie horses nnd cattle,
which hnve been carefully solcctod,
Amongst the entile arc ten ilulslolns
which were raised by Capt. James
Kiskiii of Kliiiiiie ami are choice
slink. Remember (he placo and
dale.     I-'. ,1. Hart* Co., Ltd.,   are
ihe auctioneers.
A Fine Herd of Cows Offered.
Special attention  is directed ti.
the auction  sale  of  horses,   cows,
implements, etc., to tube   plnce  in.
Tuesday March 2(1, on Hie farm of
J. Weiitwiii'th Hill,  on   Ihe  Camp
ISlough road,  live miles from  tlio
cilv. In the list ns published else-'
j where in the Free Press to-day will
I be found  a  herd  of exceptionally;
fine milch cows, amongst which arc!
some   Xo.   one   grade   Holstoins.l
I book up the list for particulars and
ho sure and attend the sale.    F. .I.i
Hart it Co.,   Ltd.,  will  wield the
hammer.
Extensions to Water System
Tin- Elk Creek Water Works Co.,
under the able management of E.
A Kipp has started on the season's
extensions of llie system. About
3,000 feet of pipe has already been
laid, ineluuing 1,000 feet of eight |
inch pipe from Mountain View to
the C. X. R. station site, when the;
railway company will eroet a tank,
of 40,000 gallons capacity to supply
the locomotives. A half mile of
three inch pipe will be laid on the
Gibson road; 1200 feet four inch,
pipe on the Stevenson rond;  4,001
feet of three inch pipe on llie MeConnell road; 1200 feet of four inch
pipe on the Reeves road, 2700 feet
of three ineh pipe on the Vale road
east of Rosedale and 12,000 or
1,600 feet of short sections in the
city, will be laid as soon ns as the
work enn In- done. The company
expect to lay between twelve and
fifteen miles nf wuter pipe during
(he season, which is another evidence of the growth and progressive-
ncss of the valley.
Death of Mm. T. F. Walsoi
"The many friends of Mrs. T. F.
Watson will lie shocked lo hear that
afler railing from a severe attack of
pneumonia, she succumbed to a re-
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For Sale
Remington Tyj,. wrlu r. good condition
$30 cash, l'iiini), good instrument for
learner. 8(10 Cash. May be seen at
Mi'Miiinis' J.'Weli'i'j' nml Music Store
lli'inoi'i'iu. nearly new. may be seen ni
Adamson & Compcau's livery burn.
ST.". cash,    lini'guin.
ALF. WHITE,
Public Notice
NOTICE is hereby .riven forbidding all
persons from uiiinuing logs, runs, or
other dobris along tlio public highways
nr in running streams in the Municipality oi' ihi' Township nf OhJiilwhack.
Ily Order nf the Council,
0. W. WEBB, 0. M.O.
The Tin Lee Steam Laundry Co.
has succeeded the -Jhilliwaok Steam
Laundry Co. Tbe previous sched-
ule of prices havo been considerably
reduced.
Dog Lost
Lost—'A black retriever dog, answers to the name of " Towser."
Tho dog wears a narrow collar The
finder will Im suitably rewarded hy
phoning S. A. Chadsey, F 6i.
Public Notice
NOTICE i-1 lit'it-hy given thnl un or
before April 1st nil yurilu uml viu-utit loin
llHWt bu clnuii'd tt|* mid refuse of ull
kind a removed,   Upon (ulluitj in du no
tin*  11* ulili  lti_|*__to.  will order hu	
(tonu with _o_t_<
,1  W. DERBY,
28-3 lli'idtli Itispci'iiii*.
Vancouver
City Market
Main Street, Vancouver
This market is opov-
alcd by the City as a
means of bringing the
producer nnd consumer
together, Vou are invited to send your produce. We handle everything from tlic farm,
(excepting milk.) By
consigning your produce
to the City Market vou
will get the best prices,
sharp returns, nnd very
prompt settlements.
john McMillan
Manager.
Easter
Eggs
Easter Chicks
Easter Rabbits
Easter Dyes
A large assortment
of Easter Novelties
for the children
Easter Cards and
Booklets
Easter Chocolates
and perfumes
Call Early
H. J. BARBER
Druggist and Stationer
The regular meeting of the Women's Institute' was one of more than
regular interest this week when the
members of tho Matsipii Institute
to the number ol fifteen were tho
guests of the Chilliwaek Institute.
Coming on tlic twelve train linguists were met al the depot by a
reception committee win. brought
I hem In tllO Knights of Pythias hall
whoro tbe daintiest and most In-liapso. While inSoutiicrnCaltfornii
citing of lunches awaited them, I she caught a honvy cold, which do-
after which the president of our I volopod to pneumonia upon hor re-
In.ine Institute, Mrs. W. V Davies turn. The late Mrs Watson wa- a
loastniislress for the follow-
acte
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The Spring Wall
Papers Have Come
il iiig toasts:
* The Queen—Proposed by
♦ JW. V. Davies, president of Chilli-
*! waek W. I. and  responded  Iii by
all in the singing of "(Imi save the
Queen."
Our Homos—Proposed by
Bradley, Chilliwuek, respond
l.y Miss Ciuikshank, Mntaqul,
i iin- Institutes—Proposed l.y Mrs,
A. II. Morcor, Chllllwaek, responded lo l.y Mrs. Wright, Mnlsqui,
our Guests—Proposed by Mrs,
c. A. Barber, Chilliwuek, respond.
id to by Mrs. Alexander, presl-
tlonl of Mnlsqui W. I.
The Uont lemon-Proposed by Mrs,
member o' W
during her Hfte
in Vancouvor 1
soolated ir
ley  CI
■ii war
irch    and
residence
Ik
On the road every day health and \
weather permitting.
If you don't catch Maynanl or lie don't cuteh you, call
at tin- old stand of Denholm _ Ram-dell. Main Street; !
and sec Murphy who will lit you out with anything !
you want in McLaughlin Buggies, Democrats and Carts, !
Adams Wagons, Frost & Wood, Cockshutt and Klury 1
Plows, also Deering Machinery and the celebrated !
Louden Hay Tools. Full linen' of all kinds of Wire !
Fencing, and wire for fence making.
Don't forget the place of Inisiness.
MAYNARD ® MURPHY
lies nl Christian
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work.   Sho was especially interested f
iu the \V   C.  T    C    ami   Mission I
work     She wa-. lln-yoiiugest 1 ugh
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We hnve just opened up the most beautiful line o;
Wall Papers wc have ever carried.
'In look ni them you would think them high priced
pnpors, Imi when ymi come lo price thom you'll Iind
thom romnrkubly low.
Wo nlil sell wnll pnpors right because wo
Wo handle the goods of only ilu- Lest maker
only a reasonable profit.   Such  beautiful |
such values will sin-i'lv induce you to decorate sovorai
rooms this Spring.
Come ami soo them.    Look rorour window display.
The Valley Paint and Wall Paper House
W. R. STEVENSON
Slddail,
rs u*
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I'i'spouileil
• They an
to l.v
Jolly
Mrs.'lor of Mr. and Mrs John MeN.il
il lol and was bom Hi Stratford, Ontario,
on August 81, 1M.V.I. Ill IS.Slt she
i was married lo T. K. Watson in
Winnipeg. Mr. Watson nud two
children survive, Charles P. Watson
of Toronto Unlvorslly and Mrs   ,1.
McAle.'i fNorth Viineouver. Two
sisi.rs nf Mb*. Watson an- in Vancouver, Mrs. Stephenson of Winnipeg, and Mrs.  Orange,     tier son
ill-
my  right
and charge J „r n, c. iwrtni
tapers and * n i of Womo
At three o'clock, after being welcomed liy Mrs. Boucher in a few happy words,   the   Matsqut ladies took
charge of the program, which consisted of a piano solo l.y Miss Alexander, a most excellent paper by
Miss ii,
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In sing. I Charles arrived a few days ago from
.od Pol- Toronto ami was at bis mother's
I bedside In her Insl bonis. Mr. T.
I*. Wntsoii will remain with Ins
daughter in North Viineouver. The
funeral took place from Wesley
church on Monday at 'J.ltd p in.
to Mountain View cemetery. Very
many Vancouver friends will sin-
('rnikshank on the Laws cerely regret the death of Mrs. Winning to the govern-1 sou. Her friend knew her as big-
hearleil and kind, and her work iu
Christian charily iii Vancouver was
notable."—Viineouver Provinco
Mrs. Watson was well known to
many ill Chilliwack having visited,
bere at dilfei'.'iit limes, vvllllo her
son, Itev. C. P, Wnlson, resided In
lbc Valley for some time. Fred
Chadsey, a personal friend of the
latter. iiiicnilcd llm funeral oul
Monday, returning lining Tuesday,
n ami Childron, two
much appreciated vocal selections
by Miss MeLagau and a |Mper h.v
Mrs. Ilnrgeil on the Educating of
our liirls. The president of the
Mnlsqui institute thanked the
Chilliwuek iiicinlsors for their kindness nml for tlie pleasant time
spent. Mr. Prod Chadsey ttlm-od
lie prognim with a shorl talk on
Spring Hardening,    Afternoon Inn
OPERA HOUSE
Three Nights,
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
March, 25. 26 and 27.
America's Orentesl Hypnotist
BARNUM
The King of Fun Makers
Offering all that is new in Hypnotism.
KH) Laughs in HHI Minutus
More Fun Than any i'i reus Comedy or Minstrel
A Change of Program Each Night
Price* 80 and 75 cento.
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SPRING SUITINGS
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We are showing nearly 400 different lines of Spring Suitings, comprising all the new color effects
nnJ latest weaves in medium
weight cloths.
J. H. TURPIN
Wellington sl.   Op|i Opera House
Sole Agency House ol Hobberllu,
Limited
I    City Transfer Co. have tbeir oiliee
1 with the Chilliwaek Lnnil nnd   Development Co., on Young streel.
MISS HILL
Teacher ol Pianoforte, Member of Ml
1j. ul A.. Graduate ol Madam Johns'
Private School, Now York
Wishes pupils fur Piano or Organ.
Apply Henderson block, over
"staple. Leal H. stimuli.
C. T. Vradenburg
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
ESTIMATES I'l'llMslll'.I)
Fletcher Sl.
CMlliwt.rH
NOTICE
We have ii new mul nn-to-italo
ilium wilh llm Int.-I nintliods lor all
kinds] n( Cleaning, Dy-'lilg anil "ii's's-
iiig,    K-|K<ri help fnr nil branches.
S.i, lint an, mi,hi will be given lo'nll
Mail iin.1 KxiinnH orders front Chilli-
wiii-k mul ihe Vnll.')-. Wosollcll n trlnl.
JARVIS   DYE WORKS
428  5im AVE.  W..  VANCOUVER
Spring
Millinery
Display
AT
T. H. Henderson's
I.nvdy Flowors, Fasliiou-
iililo nml Becoming Shapes,
nnd smartly- trimmed lints.
Soo  ihi'in   boforo buying,
SB	
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JOHN  11. CLAUGHTON
IIAttlll TEH   SOLICITOR,
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Westminster Trust Building
CHILLIWACK, B. 0
R,    ''     111"- liKI'SOX, 'M'   & M.E.
. Ol    'nl- ' ANA01AN
SOelKTY HV I IVU. BNOINKBIIS
B.C. I.ami Sokvevob
Rooms 10 A II, Westminster Trust Block
OHl_UWAUK, I1.-.
WANTED
Reliable men with soiling
ability and some knowledge
of the f-'iii' business or Nur-
,  ' :     !. I'i    !'.'-(']:!   US
iii llritish Columbia as local
nnd gonorul agents.
Liberal   inducements   nnd
t.s.i-'.'ri t nil'i'i"" for the
STONE » WELLINGTON
The Fonlhill Nurseries
(Established 183")
TORONTO
ONT.
Advertise iu tho Free Press.
ROLLER
RINK
(ipoii evory ovoning from
7.isll to 10, and Saturday
from 2.1.0 In f>.
JAMES O'HEARN
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THE EMPRESS HOTEL;;
CHILLIWACK, B. C.
Opposite 15. C. E. Station i '
I        Fitted   with   modern con- |!
| venit-necs    nnd    comfortably ] |
I        furnished throughout.        11
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PASSENQEU SEOVICE
Westbound-
Leave       Arrive Arrive
Train.       Chwk.       Wcstinin, Van.
;l 8.80 a.m.         11.20 12.18
6 l.I,"s n.iii.          3.45 4..'lo
7 0.00 p.m.          3.40 0.30
Leave          Arrive Arrivi
Htgiln.        Wcstinin. Van.
0.30n.in.         3.55 11.48
Trail
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Leave
Train Van
2    8.30a.m. 0.80
! ' 15 noun I.-JO
S    .... 5.00p.m. 0.10
Leave Arrive
'rain        Van.       Wcsuiiin
li 3.03 p.m. 4.05
Arrive    . Arrive
Wcstinin.    Chwk.
12.15
11.50
9.10
Arriv.
Illgllll.
U.30
FltKIlllIT SKHVICR
I.vc Chilliwack 5.00 a.m. I Dally Exccpl
"   Vancouver 7.00  '    1     Bnmlaj
All passenger trains luuullo Express.
COMMUNICATIONS
Opinion, .xisrnar.1   itiulcr  litis licnil ate nol
iii-rnwirll) tins vk-ws ol'tin) lislltor.
"tr I WEBB A PltEACHEIt"
Mr. Editor:
Since the-"man on the
street" lias been preached al with*
ml right of reply so long he evidently appreciates the P. S. A, where ii ]
uny be snid the pews ina-. answer
he pulpit. Such being the at-1
mosphore exception was taken to
he astounding claim thai God had
liven to a certain individual sonic
5450O0 of an "unearned incrcmont"
is John Stinirl Mill terms il or what
bus come to bo called upon the
it reel rise in land values on real
'slate. Iii the lecturer's reply we
were pleased to hear his avowal of
speaking ilcc|llllilltlinco with the
science of political economy. Now, [
Mr. Editor, If ihis science moans
anything al all for ti |ieoplo il must
mean the    square deai"   or  tlio
seii of living equitably together.
And yet the lecturer boldly claimed
'ipiily for the private nrpiisition of
ii trlllo of $45,000 of unearned land
value. That this mothod of getting
wealthy is legal, legal ns law enn
mako it, is freely iiilniilled, hut Ihnl
il is moral is strenuously denied.
For ouo In gel something for nothing "unoarncd luoreiuont" involves
another giving something for nothing. A wrong is done, Toacquiro
Is one thing (n earn is another.
Why did this friend of lbc leoturor,
acquire $-15,000, thus cosily, simply
because the established order of
things, the "system," 11i:lili- him the
ti   beneficiary of special  privilege,
private law passed for the benefit of
tin- individual as agftining the community, tho whole  of  the  people.,
'these special privileges   being   but
lho outcome of arrogance and greed
on Ihe one   band,   ignorance  and1
helplessness on Iho otber.     When:
the peoplo wore asleep these man-,
aeles  were   rivelted    upon    thom.
These laws are inan-niaile laws per-
llicous man mado laws, every one of
them, and yet in the   face of the'
mural economic awakening, a niini-|
sterol'! In-(iospel invites mt audience
off the slieel to calmly inform  il
Uml God gave $45,000 of an  "unoarncd increment" to somo favorite.
Small wonder under such circumstances that bearded men  cease to
lie churchmen to become "men ou
tho street."   Since the world began
there has of course been  tho  globe
and ninn upon it.     Since civilized
history began some, nol nil, of thc
sons of men have owned   thc  earth
10 charge rent, economic rent, and
collecting "unearned increment"
fur its use. But according to the
lecturer when the recipient of this
gift from the community hnd
whacked up as it wore with lho
church equity wns satisfied, Never
a word that this $„,000 should not
have been legally appropriated.
Never a word lhal this sum should
have been left iu the pockets of the
people. If additional proof were
needed that God is truly u God of
love is it not found iu the fuel lhal
He does mil arise iu his wrath and
give snnie of  bis  self   elected   vice
regents down hero on earth a back
handed slap for the blasphemy ihey
utter and the  monster they  make
11 ilu out to he.     Ones   not   IlislorV
teach many instances that God ba
been dragged in lo sanctify every j?
foul deed lha hearl ol man could\*
conceive, Chattel slavery went down ;*
when morality questioned its leguli- j *
l.v. Ownership of land curries with *
it ownership of men.    II I   foi  in- *
stance own un isl I  from  which j*
say 50,000 human beings cannot *
escape dn I not virtually own thoae *
human beings. So long as they are *
fools enough to acknowledge my *
title to this bit of earth so long am t
I in position lo take everything *
less Ihe bare living, and thus mount *
up my "unoarncd Increment," and +
is not this planet an island so to!*
speak I'l'iiiu which man can n..| *
escape. Hul evidently Iho lecturer J
is unable to gel his ear close enough *
lo the ground to hear Iln- on coin-j J
ing inarch of tho "Eternal Vuri- i
lies," which shall demand that the *
"unearned lucroinont1' of land *
values shall ttol go to batten and J
fatten landlordism, Hul ti short ?
05 miles away.   Vancouver  for  in-  *
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GOOD FRUIT
CAN ONLY BE HAH BY
Pruning *§ Spraying
YOUR TREES
For Pruning we have
High St.-]> Ladders, Extension Ladders and
Shears at all prices.
For Spraying we have
Pumps complete, und
Spraying Solution.
Tlie ' Spiumotor
Pondray's Patent
plied already questions the morality *
of existing hunl tenures, Therefore *
since the lecturer dwells, I iiiiiler-! J
stand, hi thai city, I would respect* J
fully suggest thai he add lo his *
knowledge nf political economy lol J
the end that when next in Chilli- ♦
waek he mny use his
condemn Ihe private
Denmark _» Burton
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Respectfully,
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The mailer of forming a company
of militia in the district is under
consideration and is likely to mature very shortly. What with
police and lire protection, a water
company and a company of militia
we shall be going some. W. E.
Bra.lwin of Chilliwaek who purchased some 300 trees from I). II.
Nelson some time ngo, wns in Abbotsford on Monday last and gave
an order for 111", more trees to be
delivered this spring, and stated
that he intended to send down for
a large number again this fall.
This speaks well for our local nursery.—Abbottsford I'osl.
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It is learned from a reliable source 2
that engineers are now in the field j J
surveying a route for the Port Mann, J
extension of tlie 11. C. E. It. Kritsorli
Valley line, and while the line is J
not definitely located, tentative plans
show a route whieh in addition in
taking in I'orl Mann, will shorten
the present line to Chilliwack by
abrtut ten miles. As now projected,
the line will branch oil' from the
Chilliwack line just north of the
South We-t mi lister station, and
following the hillsides will run into
Port Mann on a one por cont grade.
From Port Maim, the line will take
a southeasterly course to Tynehead.
|hence to Port Kill-, finally joining
thc main line at Langley Prairie.
G. II. Franklin, superintendent ol
interurban lines, on being interviewed, denied any knowledge of
the projected extension. Tlle information thai Ihe surveying parly
i-   ill   the   field,   however,     comes
from u reliable source.—Columbian.
GOOD JUDGMENT
Hakes a Person Well Dressed
.Insl as it makes ono rich.    It's more a matter of judgment Ilmn of monoy this question of being well dressed.
It's knowing what clothes to buy.
The Fit-Reform Wardrobe
Slmws you exactly what aro (ho proper styles for every
season and every occasion. Wo know that Fit-Reform
styles aro right and we kimw Pit-Reform values are
right. The good judgment to como to Pit-Reform will
not only make ynu well dressed but will also enable
you to be well dressed for little money,
Chas. Parker
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Not only this
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these
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DON'T think that concrete can be used
only for building bridges, silos, walls
and walks; because if you do. you will
probably overlook all the places where yo>>
can use it mow.
T. It. Irving, of North Georgetown, Quebec,
used concrete for 81 different purposes on his
farm iu 1011.
There arc probably al least a diizcii profit-
able uses for concrete on your (arm al the present moment.
Perhaps you haven't thought of Concrete, except for a new barn, ur a
silo, or sonic other biff Improvement for which you aren't quite ready yet.
That's why you should read
"What The Farmer Can Do With Concrete"
It will open your eyes tu the hundreds of uses thai other farmers have
fsuinii fur this -notorial, in plain laniuats. «in* with tho
old i.f ninny photographs, It cxplulnn JuM whnt UMM u..-o
ore. s.n.1 In.w Ihey eisn be o|.|.ll<sil lo »«sur fisrni.
(-isncret. enn nol nnly ».o used for nil the purpose* lo
whieh wood him heen itppllod. hul nlso muny oIIists. for
which wood would never he siillol.li'.
It Is not only 0 bulldlni mulerlal; It's u "hnndy" tin-
tss-rit.i. something that you'll crow io ilopenu upon more
uml more, os you learn Uo poaoibtlith'i.
So writ, (or (hi. book. Von'il Snd 11 iin'i o
t.t.logue. nor in argusn.nt (or you to buy our
cm.nt. Ev.ry on. o. It. ISO p.g.i I. d.vot.0 .0
tolling you what (arissura hav. Son. and can do
wl.h concrrt*.
IT-K FBBB KOR THI'l ASKIN.l.
Vour nans, on is posual, or In o teller,
WIS brlnsj th. book to you hy r.tura
mall.   Or ua. lh. coupon.     Addnoa
CANADA CEMENT CO., Ltd.
NotionollookBuiMiM
MONTREAL
rstND I
'MEYOlKl
BOOK
Tin-third annual  tour of Can-'
adiali teachers   will   Iso   under  the
auspices of the Dominion govern-
ment uud the Departments of Kdu-
cation of llritish Columbia,  Man- j
Itoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia,
and probably  Alberta.    Mr.  Fred!
.1. Ney of the Department of Edu-
cation of Manitoba  will   conduct
the tour, the itiuery of  which  will
include visits to a large number of
famous   spots of   Ibe   Old   World
The party made up of the  teachers I
from   tbc   provinces  named,   will •
leave Wiuuipt'ir, ou July  2nd,  and !
sail from  Montreal on July   ".th.
In KiiKland  they  will  visit  many
places of Intorost and arrive in Loudon ou July 16th.   Ou July  ltilb,
Ihey will attend Ihe Imporlal Con-
I feronco of Teachers at Caxton and
j tic next day will  sail   for  Egypt,
|Gibraltar, Marseilles, I'mt Said and;
Cairo will be visited en   route.    On!
tlie return from Egypt stops will lie;
made at Port  Said,  Naples,  Mar-
-eiiii-s, Paris, Lyons, Dijon, Troycsl
iiiiiI Vorsnllos.   The parly will  sail j
from Liverpool for homo 011 August
•'.-.III.
Tbe preliminary sto'H towards
the formation of a lasdgo of the
1. 0. O. K. have already been taken
and tbo matter is well under way.
All Odd Fellows in Abbotsford and ,
district who wish lo join Ibe new
Lodge should s.-iul in tbeir names
at once. Mr. Geo. Clark is noting i
ns secretory pro tern.—Abbotsford
Post.
About (be first of May the 0.  P.
It. will inaugurate a daylight  train j
service Irom  Vancouver to Banff,
Alberta.   Tbe train is to Im composed   entirely  of   Pullmans  and;
observation ears for the benefit ofj
holiday seekers and will Stopdurlllgl
the night ni Slcamotis Junotlon.l
This should prove a very  |H.pular'
imivoation and should secUW u large
trallic among holiday makers.
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We have for sale an ideal building lot on Second
Avenue, close in, which can be bought for
$475 cash
If you intend building il will pay you to call on ns
for particulars.
Chas. Huteheson $ Co.
REALTY AND INSURANCE AGENTS        CHILLIWACK
USEEUL AND ACCEPTABLE
Household Articles
ElBoilo
The little immersion heater. Boils
water in a few
seconds.
El Stovo
The   stove
whieh     boils
your    kettle
quickly
Stove—Foi-
all cooking
pin-poses as
woll as toasting.
El Perco
Makes delie
ioua  coffee.
in    at   few
Utilities.
Phone 257        S.   PUGH
Chilliwack CHILLIWACK .FREE PRESS
Great .-.ritaiti is boglnning tu breathe,
freoly onco more, Who Ims looked for
a moinont into tlio abyss of anarchy}
sho lnw all but fallen to it. Now tliat
tlio danger Booms lor the timo boing to
havo pas_od, now that tho lifo of tho
nation in slowly resuming its normal
ways, thoro is ovorywhero apparent n
soiiho of prodigious roliof. It may bo
u littio prumuturo. Nearly tt wook
lias passed by Bin co tho threatened and
partially realized strike of nil tho rail*
waymon in Great l-i;ituin was tivortod
hy tho doi't Interposition of tho govornmont. Yot I havo only to tako up
iIuk morning's papers tn BOO that all ii
still far from boing woll. Prom many
and widely BOparatod parts of the King
doiu come reports of rioting and unrest,
of rotiowod strikes, ot difficulties In carrying out tho tonus of pence; 1/ivorponl
remains in a state of semi siege and
darn not yot relax a single ono of its
military precautious; in Mauchostor
trade is at a standstill; tho dispute on
lho London docks is still only par*
l.iully settled; a district of Wales is
convulsed by an anti-Semitic outbreak
uf tt kind unknown in llritish history
for centuries; and one great railroad
system between London and the north
is still almost completely paralyzed.
But while thoro is thus plenty of
ground for anxiety, and while, oven at
the best, somo months will probably bo
needed boforo the industrial eartbquako
We have recently witnessed has wholly
subsided, tho fooling is that tho main
danger-points havo been successfully
passed. Tho upheaval while it lasted
was sufficiently serious. It will bo
long beforo .ue llritish peoplo, with all
their remarkable gift for forgotting,
ceaso to remember tho second aud third
weeks of August, 1911. They were
mado to feel something of the effects
uf a war in which tho British ileot
hud been worsted. They saw tho Metropolis brought within measurable distance of starvation, thousands upon
thousands of tons of food rotting on
(ho docks, and as unattainable as thuugh
they woro on another continent, the
prices of all kinds of provisions doubled
and even trebled In a week, the moans
of getting ubout the city suddenly dim*
iuishod by one-third, owing to the
shortage of petrol, goods piling Up in
the station yards without a chance of
delivery, bullion conveyed from the
Hank of England in taxis and private
motor cars to evade the detection of
tho strikers; perishable food, urgently
needed, convoyed from the depots to tlio
markets under armed and mounted police and military escort; newspapers
driven down to their last day's supply
of paper and at their wits' end how
to effect delivery, thc Kast Knd a daily
and nightly set-no of battles between
Mrikers and poli.-e, a quarter of a million peoplo thrown out of work, the
whoio transport service of the city violently abolished, soldiers occupying the
railway stations, special cunstahles enrolled by tno thousand, nnd all London in imminent peril of being cut off
from railroad communication with the
imtor world. 'Ihey saw the great port
uf Liverpool paraly/.ed, a fortnight pass
l.y without a single consignment of
goods leaving the docks or depots, except under a powerful convoy, thc
transatlantic steamers compelled to
cancel their sailings, and all tho strikers
and hooligans iu the city in frequent
and bloody collision with the police and
-ioldicry. They suw Miailar scenes on-
acted in Manchester, Newcastle, Shef-
iicld, Bristol, Ilu-.. Swansea, and a
dozen uther ports and manufacturing
i-cntros. They saw finally an attempt
to bring to a total stoppage tho entire
railroad syHtem of the country, an at
tempt that failed in its main object-
two thirds of tho railway employees remained faithful to the companies
throughout—but that disorganized.tnif
lie overywhoro, paralyzed it iu certain
districts, threatened the end of all industrial activity, and was accompanied
hy uot a fow sinister acts of subotage
and destruction. It seemed for a while
na though all labor hud broken loose
aud waB combining in au assault upon
tho vury framework of society, as
though some sudden madness ol vio
leneo and pillage had descended upon
tho masses, us though all social obliga
tions wert* being thrown to the winds.
It is impossible to go Boriatim into
tlie grievances put forward by so many!
different grades und classes of workers
mi so many different trades all over the
country. To attempt to do 10 would I
..lily oml in Confusion.      All 1 cun hope'
io achieve is to bring out the principal
feature*, o. an Industrial nplioaval un ■
pr U-iilod in British history.      Pint
..t all it may. I think, bo said Willi
■001Q assurance that whnt was al tho I
bottom of tho whole turmoil    was   a
 nc) question and not a political or nl
, luu qui slion. Hero nnd thoro il was]
complicated by a dein_nd for the rocog
nit ion oi thla or thai trades anion, hut,
-m-mklng generally, ono may suy that
through all the many dlvlllODl of Ihe
tuiiisportation bullOOSI the main point
it  knue was one of houn and wages.
The stevedores, tbo lightermen, il -al
portOrS, tho carmen, tho goods porters,
tin* dockerij tho various grades of railwayman, atl asked for improved condition! "f labor In tlmo or cash or uoth,
The cabled reports of American comment on the strikes indicate that In
American opinion the British working
eloMQB are, generally speaking, under
paid, and tunt tin- demand for higher
wages was therefore jUBtlfiod, So far
us tho dockers and their allied groups
an* eoneorned 1 shall roy that American opinion was right; but I nm more
doubtful in regard to the railwaymen,
un.l would urge that to tako "over-
iigeH" uf salaries in a service where
HOmetblng liko a third of the employees
nre hn>s is a highly fallacious proceeding, especially when no account, or in*
luffloloilt account, is taken of tho per-
man.neo Of railway employment, the
provision of froo cloths and uniforms,
tin* ipoeial superannuation, pension, In
onuraueO) benevolent, educational, anl
accident funds, the f po passe** at noil
day tlmo, BBtJ the fnrilltl.s thrown open
to tho employee!" for acquiring t-ottngoK
Mm) allotments at price., thai bnrdly re
turn two per cent, to the companies, In
Great Britain, as in tho United States,
to enter tho service of a railroad is to
capture ono of the prizes of the labor
market, and no company ever has the
slightest difficulty in filling all its vacancies. Indeed, while the demand for
higher wages undoubtedly operated
with many sections nf railwayinen, wliat
caused tho attempt at a general strike
was rather resentment over tho dilatory
workings of the Conciliation Boards
set tip liy Mr. Lloyd-Goorgo in li)07 to
settle all internal disputes, coupled with
tho determination of tlie trades unions
to secure recognition. There wero of
course many other contributing influences of a more general description. Labor in England, ns elsewhere, growing
yearly mt re mechanical, grows yearly
more bored. Of late years, too, it has
beon worked upon by the golden promises hold out by tho government of a
new social era. It was never more
conscious than now of tho inequalities
in tho distribution of wealth and opportunity and it has begun to see that
many of the measures adopted by thc
Legislature for too special benefit of
the working classes carry with them
considerable disadvantages. It is right,
for instance that omployors shuuld
compensate their workmen for accidents
and injuries; but when tho result is
legalizing tho principle of compensation
is to make it difficult for a middle-aged
workman either to keep or find a job,
can it be said that labor as a whoio is
greatly benefited? Another and more,
immediate cause of tho striko was undoubtedly tho excessive boat. Nothing
like it has been known in England for
a generation or more. Wo havo all
boon wilted, irritable, inclined to be
lazy, still more inelinod to magnify our
grievances and complain of our lot;
and 1 have a good ileal of sympathy
with any ono doing manual work under
au almost tropical sun, living iu a festering, sweltering slum, who feels tho
temptation to lay off for a whilo and
vary tho routine of lifo by cracking a
policeman's skull. It is quite probable that if wo had a normally cool
and rainy August tho discontent would
either not have come to a head or
would have taken a far milder form.
A prominent feature of thc crisis has
been the testimony it hns borno to the
increasing solidarity and interdependence of labor. A strike formerly, and,
as a rule, was confined to a single section of a single industry and was directed against a single employer. The
other sections in the same industry, or
the same sections working for other
mplovers, wore neither dragged into
the struggle nor felt any call to parti*
ipatc iu it. If the stevedores struck
against one of tho dock companies,
othor stevedores in the service of other
and possibly neighboring dock companies might still remain at work without
incurring reproach or running the risk
nf being violently intimidated; aud because tho stevedores struck that was
no reason why thc lightermen and carmen should follow suit. A strike used
thus to be a strictly lucalized affair,
Trouoe on one railroad did not necessarily imply trouble on ull railroads.
The porters, again, might strike while
the signal-men and engine-drivers would
remain fnithiul. But we have learned
once nnd for all from the recent convulsions that those easy, haphazard
methods are obsolete. Labor nowadays is far better organized und far
more alive to tho value of unity and
cohesion. The result is that we have
scon men, with admittedly no grievances at ull, leaving their work and
throwing down their tools in order to
show tlieir sympathy with their fellow laborers who had struck for some
definite cause. We have seen a strike
not ot sections or groups, hut of whole
Industries, Wo liave seen tho principle enforced that no one section or
group could return to work until all
Sections and groups had been satisfied.
There is no necessary connection between dockers and railway men. But
both are engaged in the Inisiness of
transportation, and at Bristol Ihe phon*
nmenon was witnessed of dockers, whose
demands hml been complied with, ro*
fusing to go hack lo work heeause a
small majority of them could not work
whilo the railway men were out on
strike, hi the same way ihe troubles
at the London docks have been greatly
prolonged because all sections, or almost all, hung together and would nol
resume work so long as any section
remained unappeusod. In the sunn* wuy,
uguin, the men employed hy different
railroad companies have struck not because they had any grievance of their
own, but GocnUSO men OUlplOYOd in other
capacities and by other mil roads had
struck. This is a very significant de
volopmont. It means that n strike
ngninsl particular employers quickly
turns Into a strike against the community at  large.
Another feature of tho disorders wns
the extent to which picketing was carried "ii by the strlrton with a view
both nf coercing the faithful to COmO
nut and to preventing the employment
of "scuh" or "hluckleg" labor.
11 Peaceful•" picketing is permitted by
llriti-h law. That i-> to say, u striker
may '' peacefully" persuade a non
striker to leave work. But in practice it wns found all over the, couutry
thut   this  legnl  permission   resulted  in
the grossest and most violent intimidation and was, indeed, one of the main
causes uf llie turmoil in the streets nnd
of the continuance of the strikes.   The
question  is  if infinite    difficulty
Whorevor industrialism exists. On the
one hand, a man who desires, and is
willing to take, n vacant post ought, it
is said, to be free to do so, and all the
power of the state should be exercised
to prevent liis liberty to choice tint! notion fn*m being taken nway. On the
Othor hand a mun who steps into a job
vncntOU hv a laborer ou strike is com
milling, from the itondpolnl of tho
working classes, the  crime  of  crimes.
lietween tl  two nttltudos, when it
1 linos to u struggle, there is litlle room
for compromise, It depends on the
force each can comma nil which sido
WM 'I tils hrings me tn Ihe part play
■■■I )■> the government throughout the
whole, trouhlp. , .It ,vya,s omiijcutly firm-
and eminently pacifying. Uardly one
uf tho Innumerable disputes that hroku
out was composed without the intervention of the oxporionced and universally
trusted officials of tho Board of Trade.
They worked untiringly and with wonderful success, and the advantage ac
cm ing to the nation from the possession
of a corps of gentlemen who aro acquainted with the technical details of
nearly all industrios and who aro past
masters in tho art of ingominuthig
peace botwoon workmon and employers
wus never moro magniflcontly demon
struted. At the same time the gov
ornmont did not rely on negotiations
alono. It took a decidod stand on tho
necessity of keoping tho railroads of
tho country working to iusuro the con
veyauco of tho mails and food supplies
It backed up tho pulico whon thoir con
duct wus attacked in tho house aud tho
press. Above, all, it called out tho
military. Ono had almost begun to
fear that the moro robust virtues had
boon swallowod up in tho lluhby. vote-
hunting seiitimontutiuu that is swamping British public lifo. But the government, radical though it be, showod
that face to faco with a crisis it know
how to moot it. From first to last it
used no less than fifty thousand soldiers in repressing riots and guarding
tho railways, aad if the necessity hail
arisen it would havo used four times as
many.
Thoro aro two other points worth
dwelling ou, The lirst is that the Labor members of parliament were tw much
surprised as tao rest of tho public by
tlio extent and violence of the industrial unrest. They did not originate
thc agitation nor could they control it.
So far as it was tho work of auy ono
person, the Labor leaders who havo always been bitterly opposed to tho notion of the Labor M.P.'fl and to tho
whole policy of labor representation iu
Parliament, ami who believe that
for the working classes thero is
only ouo really effective weapon — tho
univorsal strike—wero responsible for
it. This may mean, though I du not
think it will, that tne same sort of derision which already exists in Franco
will declare itself in England, und that
labor will be split up between those
who favor parliamentary agitation and
those who favor "direct action. The
"direct nctiouists,'' us they call themselves, havo at any rato given a startling display of their power, and in doing so they have shown incidentally
that the majority of the Lubor M.IVs
are entirely out of touch with tho special section of thc population they profess to represent. The second point
which the disorders have strikingly emphasized is that '' collective bargaining" which usod to be considered the
strongest point iu trade unionism is now
fast becoming impossible, because the
rank aud lile of trade unionists refuse
to follow their leaders or to be bound
by any agreements entered into in
their namo. It was one of the express conditions of thc railroad settlement of 1907 tnat there should be no
strike until 1914, Nevertheless there
has been a strike. Similarly wheu
the terms on which the trade union
leaders ami the railroad directors hud
patched up a truce a few days ago were
made known, they were repudiated hy
the men in one railroad centre after
another. The same thing happened in
the case of the various interests affected by the trouble nt the docks. Thc
phenomenon of strikes taking place
against the advice of trade union leaders, of meu rejecting the terms of peace
concluded ou their behalf by their own
executive, ami of lawlessness, inexperience, aad ia discipline triumphing in
the councils of trade unionism over
responsibility and common sense, is per
haps the most sinister development laid
hare by the recent disorders. Unless
it is cheeked it must infallibly bring
trade unionism clattering to the ground.
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
A mun can change his name wheu he
grows up, if an unkind parent has
weighted him with something like
"Gatacro Majuba Bullcr,1' as at least
one child was christened during the
Buer war. But a horse! Well, a horse
can only kick, hut ins name sticks.
The appearance of a blue blooded
baby foul oa this earthly sphere immediately sets sportsmen thinking out
a suitable name. Tho ideal name is, of
course, a clever combination of those
of the sire and dam, a name that will
automatically indicate the youngster's
pedigree.
.Many horses get their names in quite
a haphazard way. Por instance. One
Awny was so called because the son of
Ihe owner hnd a habit of calling this
expression out loudly every time he
gave a miss at   billiards,
Many owners, too, hnve a craze for
alliterative names, and these generally
Iind   favor   with   the   public.       A tig
them mny he recalled Tommy Tittle
mouse, the Inst mount of the most
famous "t all jockeys, 1'red Archer.
Then there wore those well known
horses, I'rotty  Polly and Blink  Bonny.
Some yean ago ovoryotio wus talking
about Lord Ahingtou's I'ot 8*0'a, n
horse which won u number of races,
ami was sic of Iwo   Derby wlnnon.
Lord Ahington offered one dny, when
on n visit to his trainer, one of thfl
stable hoys llvo shillings if he could
spell the name " potatoes"—-which he
had previously fixed upon—cor rertly
The ho\ wns puzzled for u minute, but
Hiking u piece of eliulk, lie scruwled on
the corn bin "Pot-S-OV* which so
amused his lordship that he altered
his own spelling to suit the stable hoy's
as well us giving him the five shillings
for his ingenuity.
(Quarrelsome lovers may take a tip
from the naming of Reconciliation,
whoso sire and dam were Love Wisely
and Sulks! .\nother cleverly named
hnr*.<« was Chestnut Sunday, by Bush
ey Park and May Mace. ' It 'will be
recalled thut May is the time for the
Londoner's visit to see the gorgeous
chestnuts in flower in litis hey Park,
Mr. John Corlott, the well known news
paper owner, christened oue of his
lion01 Let (lo tlie Painter. The sire
was Velasquez, named after the grout
Spanish painter, and the dam wus Tor
podo so un upter name could hardly
havo been choson.
His late Majesty King Edward VII.
was very particular about the christening of his horses, Thut famous horse,
Diamond Jubilee, was so named at the
express wish of 0_ueen Alexandra, in
commemoration of the jubileo of (»>ueon
Victoria. King Edward's tlrst Derby
winner, Persimmon, received its name
by a simple combination uf those of his
sire and dam, Ht. Simon und Perdita
II.
The lato Duke of Devonshire was
responsible for a clover name when ho
chose Burgundy, out of Isinglass-Burg-
onet. Caruso—the horse, not the Binger
—wus a colt, whoso parents were St.
Fnisquin and Melba.
But nowadays horses get names that
tliey need not, as a rule, bo ashamed
of. In tho past, however tho most
ridiculous names were foisted upon tho
long-suffering animnlS. Here I Oo
With My Eye Out was an extraordinary
one familiar to racegoers of a past generation. Doncaster, which won the
Derby, was the sire of Bend Or. Before ho carried off the classic raco, ho
had tho extraordinary and ridiculous
name of Alt Heart and No Peel.
SELFISH MAN
.Man and selfishness aro considered
synonymous, and no one worries much
about it but tho immediate victims. Vet
why should this utiluvnbio trait be winked at when maseulinu?
A selfish woman is aa abomination;
so is a selfish man, but he is not mnde
to realize it. Instead of deploring ttie
selfishness of men, light it. This may
menu ructions, but it will polish up masculine iiiunners.
Men are not hum selfish, and it is the
fault of somo one else that a nice man
becomes inconsiderate.
Who is to blame? Generally every
one with whom the boy comes in contact. It is uot tho heatheu parent
only who is puffed with pride over tho
man-child. No girl baby ever causes
the unctuous voice in which a young
father says, "My BOUl" Even the
mother hns a longing that tho iitst
horn bo a boy.
What follows? Spoiling. Ho is
treated liko a special being, though he
may be trained to actual obedience.
Less is roqulrod of him, more is excused him, beeauso he is a boy. No
wonder ho exacts attentions us a
right,
When the cook leaves, does brother
wash dishes? Not he. He is at the
ball field or at ease iu a hummock
while sister must put her hands into
tho greasy dishwater.
And the odd part of it is that, while
little sister may murmur at hor un-
genial task, may eveu sulk or storm,
she docs not demand that little brother help.
The mother is to blame here. Why
should housework be considered derogatory to boyish dignity? Why should a
man let a delicate young wife work
alone whenever the cook is out? Ue
wouldn't if the boy had been taught to
handle broom and duster, carpet beater,
uud even dishwater every time the cook
Jeft.
Custom may be responsible for this
form of selfishness, but the new
mothers must override this had custom.
When a wife takes a hand it is too late;
.selfishness is secure.
If mothers only realized thnt they
were training their sons for unhappi-
noss they would take more pains to
make them thoughtful. Half the un-
happiaesK in marriage is caused by n
selfish husband.
One girl who visited iu tho home of
her fiance a month before the wedding
broke her engagement. She loved the
man, but not enough, sbe said, to be
the slave to him that his mother nnd
sisters were.
If in a family aay one must give
up, make sacrifice, it should be the
boy of the house. Girls are not so
easily spoiled; it is their nature to
lavish attention on loved ones, and
they will not make worse wives for
expecting unselfishness in a husband.
A man will not be a prig because he
can think of his mother and sister.
He'll make a much better husband and
father than if he cultivated his muscles
uml brain and let his heart be atrophied
with selfishness and thc tradition that a
man shouldn't help in the house.
BREEDING BUTTERFLIES
The business of raising butterflies is
proving profitable to several persons in
this country and abroad. Costly specimens are grown to satisfy the whims of
collectors, and these earn fat prices for
the breeder. When the "butterfly
man" grows a phenomenon he occasionally doubles, triples, or even quadruples
his income. One rare species is that
having threads of black or chestnut
over a white or yellow wing, ench
specimen bringing from $50 to $80.
Bpenking gOllorally, however, more pro
lit is iu tiie common thun in the rare
varieties. A butterfly which is white
even where but at the neck is favored;
tins sells in enormous quantities at ten
cents apiece, sixty Cents per dozen he
ing paid for the worms, and forty cents
per dozen for the eggs. The buyers
ure mostly students or directors of col
leges where natural history is tuught,
uml their orders ure, in comparison with
those of the collectors of rare kinds,
frequent ami large, As the principal
food of the bulterlly is the nettle, violet, or heart'sense, the outlay is at no
time expensive. The principal care
lies In lho cultivation of the worms.
The best of theso are kept in glass
cages or in cages of line copper wire,
securely closed; but others live on garden shrubs covered with muslin sacks
which are su arranged as to be unfolded like an umbrella held top down.
This is important to avoid mutilating
branches or losing worms, The cages
are put on a tablo the legs of which
are encased in tubs of water as a pre
caution against preying insects. Portable winter quarters for the growth of
plants for "the stock" to food on, are
furnished by a wash tub tilled wilh
earth and plants, covered by a table
top with a hole cul in tho centre, aad
surmounted hy n gln**s case.
The grower has to study times and
seasons in renewing his Specimens; then
he proceeds to paint on Ihe hark of
Irees what serves as a sugar trap. This
In a mortar composed of sugar, dregs
of honey, rum, beer, and essense of pear,
boiled. The trap is a vertical line
about Ihe length and Width of a yard-
_tie"k', threo feet from the ground, whoro
the butterflies come to food at nightfall, and upon stormy mid vory dark
nights by preference.
The hunter provides himself with numerous smull boxes, with willow tops.
A man with a dark lantern accompanies
him, nnd tho light must bo suddenly
projected upon tho sugurod area and as
nearly as possible cuticentrutcd un the
fringe where the feeding is going on.
Managed in this way, the butterfly
seems at no time able to get away.
Tho hunter holds his box bo as to catch
the object no is after without injuring
its wings. Ho sometimes visits a hundred trees a night and reaps a rich
harvest.
THEFTS FROM THE LOUVRE
Iu thc window of tho Paris Journal
oilier in an ancient Phoenician statuette
bearing a painfully modern inscription
to the effect that it was stolen from
the Louvre on May 7, As it has been
identified by the curator uf tho Louvre,
wo aro justified In believing tho whoio
of the story told by tho polite and communicative thief, who regrets that out
of the many articles taken by him from
the galleries this is the only one that
lie is able to restore.
Tho Journal wishes it to be understood that it is not propnrod to purchase
everything that has heen stolen from
tho Louvre. It has neither the money
nor the storage space for such a purpose. Its original offer wus u reward
of $10,000 for tllO "Oiocondu" and "no
questions asked." This offer produced
a letter from llie thief of the statuette,
who wus willing lo restore it at his
own price, nml as Ihe proprietors of the
Journal thought that it would make a
good object lesson they paid tho money
and put the StnttlottO in their window.
The unnamed ami unknown thief snys
lhat he begun to steal from the Louvre
in March, 1007, It WI18 simplicity it.
self. It was so easy us to be tame uml
monotonous. It was like taking candy
from a baby. lie made a goml deal of
money by it, and so paid a visit to
America. And on his return ho de
elded td start a little museum of his
own, being a man of aesthetic sensibilities. But to his consternation he
found that he had com pot 1 tors, Most
of tho accessible and portable objects
had already been taken, but nevertheless he acquired a female bust nearly
as big us himself and the Phoenician
statuette. It took him twenty minutes
to got away with tho bust under his
overcoat, and now that tho "Qioconda"
has beeu stolen he foreseos that thore
will ho combinations in restraint of
trade and that he must abandon his
idea of a private collection ur else acquire it in some othor way. And in
confirmation of his story thoro in tho
JourUal window is the Phoenician stnt*
uetto idoatifiud by tho curator as tbe
property of the Louvre.
ANCIENT BUILDINGS IN DECAY
Among the many ancient buildings
in Vienna which are iast falling prey
to tho modern builder is one of particular interest to the medical faculty. It
is situated in tho Wolhburggasse, in the
hoart of tho old city, aad datos back to
tho fourteenth century, It was thon
tho House of tho Medical Faculty, and ,
in it took plnce tho first legal dissection of a human body in central Europe. Emperor Frederick had decreed
for the purposes of medical science a
human body might bo cut open only
unco in llvo years. An Italian physician, Galoaro of Padua, brought the nrt
nf anatomy to Vienna, and performed
the first dissection in this house on
February 12th, 1404, The work continued eight days, ami afler it wus ended all the participants joined in a high
muss for tin* soul of the departed.
Further dissections took place in the
(If toon tli cenlnry, but only five In
vicuna, in the year 1418, 1444, 14BB,
1400 and 1400, * Until 1408 only male
bodies were allowed to ho dissected. Ill
thut. yeur, at the urgent request of the
faculty, a female body was permitted
to bo dismembered. It happened in
May of lhat year thnt six women had
been condemned to dentil, and the bur
gOlliastor gave the body of one of them
lo the facility. The dissection took
place ou May Iff in tho old house now
being torn down. Deucoti Johannes
/cller was lho lecturer, ami the prosecutor was Ihe Surgeon-Master Jaknbus.
Mighty years later the old faculty house
passed into tho possession of tho church.
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OATS, FLAX
Owing to so muoh unfavorable weather, ninny farmers over Western
Cnnada Imve gathorod al toast part of tltolr erop touohotl by frost nr
otherwise woathor dumogod. Howovor, through tin' largo shortage in
rorn, oats, barley, fodder, potatoes and vegetables, by tho unusual heal
nml drought nf init stimmor in the United Btatos, Boatorn Co In nml
Wostorn Europe, thoro is going t" bo o steady demand at good prices
fnr nil ilu- grain Wostorn Canaan bus raised, no mutter wl.nl iis quality
tuny bo.
' Sn muoh vnrietv in quality umbos it impossible for those loss ox-
pericni'cil tu in,lur the full viiluo thut should bo obtalnpd for such grain,
therefore the farmer never stood moro in need of tho lorvleOS of lho
experienced nml reliubls' grain commission mnn to not for him, in the
looking nfler anil lolling nf his grain, thnn ho does Ibis season.
Farmors, vou will therefore do well for yourselves not In ln'i'opt
street or track prices, but to ship your grain liy carload dirocl lo Fori
William or Port Arthur, to bo handled by us In n wny thnt will not
for you nil thero is. in it. Wc mnko liberal advances when desired, on
receipt of shipping bill" for cars shipped. Wo never buy ynur grain nn
our own liocount, but act as ynur agonts in selling it to the best advantage for your Recount, nnd wo do so on a llxod commission nf le per
bushel.
Wo havo mado n specialty of this work for many years, ami unwell known over Western Canada for our experience iu the grain trade,
reliability, careful attention to our customers' interests, nnd promptness
in  milking settlements.
Wo invito (armors who have nnt vet omployod us to write to us for
■hipping instructions and market Information, nnd in regard to onr
standing in the Winnipeg Grain Trade, and nur llnanoiul position, we
bog to refer you to tho union Hank uf Canada, and any nf its branches,
nlso to the commorolnl agenolos of Hradstreets mul It. fl. Dun & Co,
THOMPSON SONS & CO.
GRAIN COMMISSION MERCHANTS
703 Y Grain Exchange Winnipeg -REE PRESS, CniLLlWAf-K,  fffiTTlSB COLUMBIA.
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PARSONS
I New   Spring   Goods
Spring
Suits
| Furnishings, Boots &
Shoes
x
All of the latest style and finish.
Terms Cash.     Cash "discount on all j
amounts over one dollar. I
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I DO YOU WANT A GOOD
DOOR CHEAP?
We have in stock a number ot standard doors, assorted
sizes, whicli wo purchased at a snap price   Wo bought
these doors right and will sell lli.-m right.
The Prices Range From
$1.75 to $2.15
Compare those with regular prices and como and sec tho
doors, Conic early us they will not last long at these prices.
P. 0. Box 243 Phone L2442
Chilliwack Planing Mills
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CHILUWACK FREE PRESS
Formerly (Tbo New Km.)
Printed nnd puhlUliwI every Thurmlay fmro its
ofllce, Westminster Street, Chilliwuek,
Subscript lim iiric-_*|l.oo pcr yenr In tldviincu to all
Huts in llritish li ni pi re ; I**- United StnU's*fl..w.
ADVEHTISINtl KATES
|)ini)ltiy ndvertUinirnitcsmndu known on np|tH-
en lion to the publttiber,
Cliissill.il iiilv-rlisi'ini'llts, 1 cent pi*r WO«l OUell
iiiscrliiHi, pnynble in nilvunec.
DiHiiliiy iiilv.riisiTs will ploiiflc remember tlmt
to insure ii cbiinite, copy munt be, in not Inter thnn
VYcdiiesdUY iiuiriilhir.
C. A. DARBRIl, I'ulilNlirr nml Proprietor.
EDITORIAL COMMENT
To eflcft|ic criticism, nny nothing, do
nothing, lie nntliimr.
For particular people is the kind
supplied customers of the Free Press
Thoro is no wny of improving it
plnce ns much ns by encouraging
good merchants, good schools nnd
live churches, nnd, too, good people to scltlo among you, und this
cannot bo done unless you spend
your money al homo,
Canada's fisheries arc claimed lo
lie llie itiosl extensive nl nny ill llie
world, l.ust yenr the witch nmoutl-
ti-d to s:,ll,INlO,(HKI ol' which less
thnn *l,00!),000 wns contributed
liy Hie Inland fisheries nnd nil the
rest wns from sen fisheries.
Mr. Hummel of the II. C. IC. 11.
stated to the delegation from tho
City Council which visited Vancouver Insl week Hint the approximate
cost of electric lighting equipment,
Imiii inside nnd outside the oity to
be $-10,000 or 850,000.
About the <iuiciest coming event
in Cliilliwnck is the Provincial
Election on March 28. While politicians throughout many purls of
11. ('. nre pouring forth streams of
oratory, Chilliwaek's political as-
pirants are pursuing the even tenor
ol their wny.
If the length of time required to
construct a temporary sidewalk in
front of the Post Office property
can he taken as an indication of
the haste in the erection of the new
|Kjst office, there won't be any
building records for speed broken
iu that quarter.
It is the intention of the City
Council to submit a monoy by-law
for thc construction of a trunk
sewer, in conjunction with the High
School by-law, if at all possible.
Plans for the construction of a
trunk sewer are expected to be complete at an early date, when tho
Council believe they will hnve an
efficient system at a minimum cost
to lay before the people.
We publish, in another column,
it letter from Mr. Latus iu whicli
he criticises Principal Vance for n
statement made at last Sunday's
P. S. A. meeting. As we understand it Mr. Vance wa- not dealing
with matters of political economy
but was merely using the incident
to illustrate the danger of a man
keeping to himself, and for his own
use solely, the money thut came to
him through the rise in reid estate
values, or Ibrough business. The
virtue of gonorosity was being extolled, there was no thought of arguing the question of "unearned
increment." The applause whieh
greeted the reply of Mr. Vance to
Mr. Latus' question, as given at thc
meeting, showed that the audience
viewed Ihe matter from Mr. Vance's
standpoint.
The Government assistance toward a Regimental band is stated
to lie 8110 a year and uniforms.
The instruments of a defunct regimental band at Victoria are available at a price of about $310 A
move is now on foot to procure the
instruments and form a Regimental
Hand. With this in view Capt.
Coote, President of St.Thomas Band,
is in Victoria this wcc. Should
the effort to organize along these
lines prove successful the City Council will no doubt help the proposal
by giving a fair shorn of tinancinl
assistance. A city of the sin- and
ini|Kirtance of Chilliwaek should bo
able to maintain a musical organization of this order which would rank
gtnoilg the Inst in the province
Here's hoping the Chilliwack Regimental Hand booomos a reality,
In investing (-,500 in publicity
through the avoinio of the lloiird of
Trade, uu Monday evening llie cily
council made a wise und muoh tip-
pi'cciiitcd move, The legitimate
uud judicious advertising uf the
conditions nnd resources of the
valley is mi Investment lliiil hrings
grist to the mill nf every resident
of the valley, nnd us this is the
cuse the expense s|joulil he met
proportionately hy ull. The only
equitable moans is hy making payment out of the general revenue.
The subscription scheme hus been
worked until it has become, tt skeleton. The same men, nnd often
those, who through bigness of heart,
can ill afford such a drain on their
finances, ure always those who nre
"hit up" for ilonutiiiits uf nil kinds
und descriptions, Men. who because they happen lo huve u   place
of business and a sign nre n s| inl
target for donations nf every conceivable kind, while men of means
who share in the results und bono-
lits, living elsewhere tllttll ou llie
Inisiness slreets, nre seldom uskc.l
ti iitriliiite. This condition imposes ii burden on the Inisiness uuin
tlmt Ib manifestly unfair. Wphupo
thai in this item of Ihe cost of pub-
llolty through the Hnui'il ol Trade
lhal the Business man will only he
taxed his proportion. We were
pleased to note thut the Municipal
Council guve *s*'i(K> for Ibe same purpose, und 1io|h' to see it increased
to 80(H). There are none who hnve
hcnelilted quite so much financially
from the iiillux of new peoplo to
the valloy, as the owners of farm
hinds uml it is only reasonable that
ull should be favorable to payment
of it full share of the cost of an important und remunerative expenditure, such as this undoubtedly is.
Educational matters, in Chilliwack
should engage the thoughtful attention of the people of tlie valley
at the present time, and us a result
of that consideration those on whose
shoulders have been placed the responsibilities in this highly ini|x.r-
tanl phase of our community life,
should receive the unstinted support of the people whose best interests they are endeavoring to serve.
We have reference to thc program
which thc city school board has
mapped out, included in which is 11
new four-roomed high school and
equipment. With considerable
judgment and foresight the board
bus secured an option uu mi exceptionally line site known ns the
"Kipp Orchard" on Vale road nt
811,1X10. The Provincial Department of Education bus promised
$24,000 toward the erection of a
810,000 high school, The city
council will submit .1 bylaw ut 1111
early date to raise Slio.OtlO to complete the amount necessary. To
any one who is acquainted with the
situation locally it is clear that a
new high school is an absolute necessity. The present building is_
inadequate to the increasing needs.
At present only 15 per cent, of the
available students ure aoeommo-
luted. The public school is also
•rowded and Iho present high
school building will hnve to he
utilized for puhlic school purposes.
Those who realize the importance of
education, and that should include
everyone, should take this mutter
up iu eurnest and bring il to a successful issue.
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THE MERCHANTS BANK
Established OF CANADA     ***■
Paid up Capital and Reserve $11,400,000
* We givo special attention to Savings Accounts.    One
* Dollar only is necessary to open  tin account,   interest
* allowed at highest Bank ratp and added twice a year.
* No delay in withdrawals.     Two or more persons may
* open n joint account and either party can  withdraw
inoni'V.
t CHILLIWACK BRANCH N. S. MACKENZIE,      X
I Manager |
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:   CYPHERS INCUBATORS ARE RIGHT
Are you going to raise
CHICKENS
This year'!   Por certain success get
CYPHERS INCUBATOR  !!
This machine gives the very best
of Satisfaction. All sizes and instructions for working, in stock by
I Chilliwack Implement $ Produce
Company.
:  Cyphers Incubators are Always Right
Everybody in the town hud heen
suffering from colds, with the result
that the doctors were sadly overworked. Due medical man, who
had not been to lx-d for two nights,
wus called out again to an old lady
who had been suffering from pneumonia. On arriving at thc patient's
bedside, the doctor inclined his ear
to her chest, and asked her to count,
so that he eould test her breathing.
Alas! the pinir man was so fatigued
that be tell asleep at the no-t of
duty, and it seemed but n minute
later that he awoke, mid heard the
good ilmn,*, husky of tone, but ,1c-
lerinined, solemnly reciting: "Ten
thousand nnd seventy-six, Ion thousand and seventy-seven!"
Work on the interior of the new
Hunk of Monlreal huilding is progressing,
H. C POOK
Successor to WM. ARCHIBALD
HEATING AND SANITARY ENGINEER
STEAM AND HOT WATER FITTING
BATHROOM FUTURES A SPECIALTY
Estimates Given
WELLINGTON STREET
Phone 58
P.O. Bos -it;.-.
Electric Cooking Appliances
El Perco
For your morning
cup ol coffee.
Price $7 and 98
El Stovo
The heating disc for
general light cooking.
Price 95
El Tosto
Makes    delicious
toast on a momenta
notice.   Price 9*1
Hotpoint
Iron
Too well  known to
need  s|secial   mention
Price 94.75
See these appliances at our Chilliwack Oiliee.
AU are Operated from an Ordinary Lighting Socket
B. C Electric Railway Co- Limited
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acre of orchard of all varieties of fruits. Eight and a half acres of this land is cleared, the balance slashed, burnt
and seeded.   This property is situated half a mile from the B. C. E. R. Station and has electric light,   rural mail
delivery and phone installed.    For full particulars, photos, etc.. apply
The Chilliwack
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F. J. HART & CO., Ltd. CHILLIWACK FREE PBESS
YOU CANT CURE CATARRH
BY SWALLOWING DRUGS
Cough    Syrup.    Tablets    and    Sprays
Sicken   the  Stomach   But  Don't
Reach   the   Germs  of   Catarrh
— Hence Thoir Failure to
Help.
To cure an aflmont in the throat or
chest, tu rout out Catarrh or Asthma.
it Is ossontlal that tlu* medicine bo
conveyed dlreut to thu affected parts.
This Ih why no other remedy has
uchleved SUCll world-wide SUCCOSS ttS
Catarrhozono, which ulono can be
breuihed In one second lo ovory air
cell iu the broathing organs. The
healing vapors or Catarrhozono mix
with Ihe breath nud descend through
the throat, down the bronchia) tubes,
tu tin* deepest air cells in the lungs-
all parts are saturated with the rich
plney ossoneos (hut ease, heal and
cure.
Catarrhozono has entirely displaced
the old-fashioned remedies, .such ns
cough syrups, sprays, tablets, and sc
dative powders. it contains none of
the opium, chloral, and drowsy narcotics BO com iiuiii ly luu ml In liquid
cough and catarrhal remedies..
COULDN'T BREATHE —"CATARR-
HOZONE" CURED
"No ono ever contracted a more obstinate attack of nasal catarrh than 1
suffered a month ago," writer, Mr. G
E. Root, a well-known resident of
Bridgetown. W.I. "My head ac*-*ed
terrifically, I sneezed about every
threo minutes, but stilt my nostrils
were entirely closejl and 1 couldn't
brcatho through them. Ten minutes
inhaling Catarrhozono gave me a little
relief, so I continued to use Catarrhozono every hour, and before the day
was out I had improved. Catarrh -
ozone quickly cured me. I am well
ever since."
There Is no remedy as certain and
safe as Catarrhozono, but being a
r.'od remedy it Is imitated. Beware of
tho substltutor. Large Catarrhozono
lasts two months, price $1.00; smaller
sizes 2Ec. nnd BOc. All reliable deni-
ers or the Catarrhozono Co., Buffalo,
N.y., and Kingston, Canada.
A Wheeling, West Virginia, lawyer
snys that he has Hoard muny queer
verdicts In his time, but tliat the
quaintest of these was that brought in
not long ago by a jury of mountaineers in a sparsely settled part of tbat
Stale.
This wns the first case for the majority of Ihe jury, and they aat for
hours arguing nnd disputing over It
in the bare little room at the rear of
the court-room. At last they straggled back to Ihelr places, and the foreman, a lean, gaunt fellow wllh a superlatively solemn expression, voiced
the general opinion:
"The jury don't Ihlnk that he don*;
It, for we allow he wa'n't there; hut we
think be wuuld have done It ef he'd
hnd the chanst."
In view uf the rapid disappearance
of lite herds of elephants which formerly mamed In Africa, and the limited number o' those animals remaining
in A.la, attention hus been called to
thi. enormous supply of Ivory which
exists In the. frozen tundras of Siberia,
and which it is thought, will probably
suffice for the world's consumption for
many years lo come.
SHORTHAND
TUITION FREE
SHIP VOUR
RAW FURS
and
Beef Hides
to ns ami #■. 20 per cent
mme tor tbem thun at home.
Writo t" ns for nur new
price list S und we will mail
you <»iio free Watch this
ad. weekly.
Ve solicit your shipments
for Beef Hides. Kaw Furs.
Wool, Tallow, Seneca Root,
Florae Hair. Sheep Pelts, etc
North-West Hide
& Fur Co.
278 Rupert St.     Wlnnipef, Hid.
Shu (nt Ihe football mutch): "1
Ihlnk I'm beginning lo understand it."
ile:   "Thai's  goodl"
She: "Is that Uie referee standing in
Llie  goal?"
• •    *
The Victims "If you call this time
Lo-morrow "
The Canvassor (hopefully): "ThlB
time to-morrow, Hlr?"
The Victim: "Yos—] shall bo out."
erne
Young I_udy of the House: "You
know we nre going lo have a dance*
iu a couple of weeks, nnd you Will hnvo
to show wnul you can do."
ProspOOtlVO Cook: "Shure, mum, 01
cun only dance the polite an' thu Scottish reel, but Ol'll do the host Ol can."
• •    •
"HOW did you ever como lo marry,
old man? Thought you'd determined to
slay Blnglo?"
"l hml; but l was Introduced ono
day to a girl who hud determined
never to marry, und our thoughts
seemed tn hai moni/.o ho completely
that   well, we married each other,"
• •   •
one of the worthies in a Fife village
happened to be working in his garden
with a very small spode, when a neighbor came on ihe scene ami remarked,
'Man, Jamie, that's a gey wee spado
ye're working wi'. Ma laddies have
bigger spimes for suppln' iheir pur-
rltch wl'."
Withoui glancing up, "Jamie" replied, "Ma mannlo, 1 dinna winder at
it when 1 seo tbeir father's mouth."
• •    •»
Tho conductor touched tho passenger on the shoulder. "Ticket, please,"
he  suid.
Tho passenger was one of those facetious persons you sometimes encounter in your travels.
He winked at tlie man sitting next
to him, held out his ticket lo lbc conductor, and at the moment the latter
was about to take it ho pushed out ills
forefinger instead.
Tho conductor seized the linger,
punched a bit out of It nbsent-mlnd-
edly,  n .d  passed on.
• *    •
"What is he ao angry with you for?"
"I   haven't   the  slightest  idea.    Wo
met in the street, and we were talking
Just as friendly as could be, when all
of a s* 'den he flared up and tried to
kick me."
"And what were you talking about?"
"Oh, Just ordinary small talk.   I romember  ho  said,  '1   always  kiss  my
wife ihree or four times every day.'"
"And what did you suy?"
"1 said, '1 know at least a dozen men
who do tho same,' and then ho had a
nt."
• *  •
Pat O'Shaunessy had been told by
tho doctor that he could live hut a
few hours, and his wife and assembled
relatives und friends asked him whether there was one last wish he would
like to have gratified?
"There is," suid Pat, "I'd like to hear
the village hand pluy once again."
Accordingly the village band gathered. When at last it had played, "Say
Au Hevolr Uut Not Goodby," and had
taken its own departure, Mrs.
O'Shaunessy, kneeling at her husband's bedside, asked:
"Csn ye die aisy now, Pat?"
"Yis," replied Pat. "I cun die aisy
now. Hell has nothing worse thun
that."
• •    •
Reginald de Koven told at a musl-
cale In Chicago a story In praise of
modesty,
"A group of tourists," he said, "In
linnn visited Beethoven's house. One
of lho tourists, a girl of twenty or so.
sat down at Beethoven's plnno nnd
played the 'Moonllgni Sonata' none too
well. Hecthoven's own work. In his
own room, on his own piano! When
tlio girl had finished she rose and snld
to the old caretaker:
" 'I suppose lots of famous musicians
have been here nnd played on this instrument?"
" 'Well, miss,' the caretnkcr answered, gravely, 'Pnderewskl wns here last
year and his friends urged him to pluy,
but he shook his head and snld: 'No, 1
am not worthy/ "
• •    •
The librarian was In a severely critical mood.
"Too many books at tho present
time," he said, "ar.*. written solely lo
■ell. Their authors try to muke us
Ihlnk thnt they aro producing literature, but they can'l fool us. They only
fool themselves. The men might produce literature If they would just put
a llttlo morn sincerity into Iheir work,
lull, ns It Is, they remind me of Juke
McMnaters.
"•You're workin' very hard today,
Jake, mc son,* said a friend. 'HOW
muny hod- <*•' mortar, ln (be name nf
heaven, have ye carried up Unit ladder
since stariin' tlmo?*
"■Hush,  mo  lad,'  -snld  Jake,  with  a
wink. 'I'm foolln* lho boss. I've carried the same hodful UP ami down all
day, and he thinks I'm work in*.1"
• •    •
There is nn aged darky Who has a
Stand  outside  one of Ho*   Washington
markets, when* ho disposes of ihe produce that he brings from Virginia several times a week. Not long ngo he
delivered a pair of dressed chickens
to one of Ids customers. Sho was In
Ihe kitchen when the chickens were
brought In, nnd, womanlike, shivered
a lilt when She BftW Ihe headless fowls.
j "I should think you'd never hnve the
heart to cut Ihe heads off those Innocent rhlckcns," sho exclaimed, involuntarily.
I    "I does hatS to do It, ma'am," said
DIZZY HEADACHFS
CUR-D IN ONE NIGHT
IF TROUBLED WITH HEAD-FULLNESS, RINGING NOISES, 8PECKS
BEFORE THE EYES, THE
STOMACH 18 AT
FAULT
^ MM
__J*, fit TPslhs^
"I had terrible pains in my head-
My appetite faded away nnd when I
did cat anything it disagreed and
mado me very sick for hours after
each meal. The active pains in my
stomach and tho dizzy headaches I
had to endure almost set ono wild
Sometimes attacks camo on so severely thnt I had to go to bed. I
would feel so worn, depressed and
utterly miserable, that for hours I
wouldn't speak to my family. My
system was poisoned with wastes
and nothing helped mo till I used Dr,
Hamilton's Pills. Without this grand
system-cleaning remedy ' would be
sick, but each day brought me better
health and spirits. I was cured and
mado strong, ruddy nnd healthy looking as one could wish, and will always
use   and   rocommend   Dr.   Hamilton's
Pills.
"MRS. H. C. CITIlItAN.
"Westport, i'.()."
Thousands who arc lu an ailing, low
slate of health need nothing else bul
Dr. Hamilton's Pills. They cure blood
disorders, pimples, rashes, bud color,
biliousness, liver, stomach and kidney
troubles, Mild, certain and safe. Beware of Imitations und substitutes. ZiiC.
per box or five boxes for $1.00, at all
dealers or the Catarrhosone Company,
Kingston, Ont.
a youthful attorney from New 1-flg*
l.iml, who hung out his shingle In a
North Dakota town, was for a lime
hard put tn muke a living there, lie
was continually exorcising his wits to
Lho utmost to see that "nothing gol
away from him."
one morning, as he snt in his office
walling the coming of a man who hud
promised to pay a certain fee, there
came a summons for him to go to
court. Hefore departing, he placed
this notice on his olllco door:
"Out for nn hour. Will be back
soon. Heen gone thirty-live minutes
already."
the darky, "but I manages to git
around It In a way."
"How?"
"1 chops de chickens off de heads."
Evidently the local bank had been
party to an embarrassing incident, for,
over the cashier's wicket, In fresh
black letters, hung tho following,
"Honor thy Father and thy Mother,
but not a Stranger'.-; Check."
* •    *
A German general, on Inspecting his
troops at the close of the war, addressed them thus:—
"Now, my children, we can once
more get seriously to work. The pastime of war ts at an end, and drill
must go on regularly as heretofore."
* *   •
"Gil Tedge showed me his new book
last night, and asked me what I
thought of It."
"Is it good?"
"No. The only attractive thing about
It Is the design on the cover."
"What did you tell him?"
"1 said I thought lt was bound to
succeed."
• •    •
Great Lawyer: "I am tired to
death!"
Sympathetic Wife: "You look tired.
What Is the matter?"
Lawyer: "I've been making my
speech for the defence for three days
uow; and, lired or not, I'll have to go
.ui with It tomorrow and perhups the
next day.'*
Wife:  "Can't you cut it short?"
Lawyer; "Not until the Jury nave
md time to forget the evidence against
my client."
• t   ■
A pnrty of Fife miners were on a
trip to Edinburgh recently, and one
of them got a Utile Ihe worse of liquor
and hud the misforluno to lose the
train home.
He wandered nbout the city till a
hue hour. Arriving nt the Castle, he
commenced hammering at the gules.
"Who goes there?" shouted the sentry on duty.
"Jock Brown/' replied the miner.
"What company?" asked tlie sentry.
"Fife Coat Company," wus Jock's
reply.
Addison Ulsner, the well-known
I New York drst-nlghter, told, at a
! ItUdlO supper, a prominent business
, man's experience.
"A chandelier fell In the night In his
house." explained Mr. Mtsner, "and in
tin- morning at breakfast ho said to
his wife wiih a latlghl
"■What did you think, my love, w-hon
you beard the chandelier fail in the
dead sllenco of the night?
"'I thought, darling,' his wife answered, 'thai you had been detained nn
| business again and were getting upstairs as quietly as you could.'"
FEEDING  .FLAVORS   TO   FRUITS
AND VEGETABLES
Feeding fine flavors into meats is
easy. Not so with vegetables ami
fruits. Brooding new or moro intense
flavors into them is a much more complicated aud expensive process, requiring years of hybridizing ami selection.
Fortunately there is uu endless variety
to choose front. While the ruthless
slaughter of game is steadily reducing
ilu* number ot animals available fur the
inhle, the governmental ami private
variety*makers aro adding every yenr
to the list of culinary vegetables anil
fruits, A century ago thoro wns only
one grnpe, "the wretched fox-grape,"
thut found its wny to our markets.
There wero then no cuntuloupes, no
tomatoes—for which there is ho astou*
tshing a craving In Urns country—no
rhubarb, okra, cauliflower, egg plant,
hoad*lottueo, asparagus, artichokes, or
ninny of tho othor vegetables now listed
in ihe catalogue of our Boodsinon.
While we have now a much groutor
variety, most of tho vegetables uml
fruits wo oat aro capable of groat Improvement in succulence and flavor, anil
It is in lliis dlroctloil, even more than
iu the creation or Importation nf new
kiuuH. that the wny of progress lies.
iThe future of eating lies largely in llm
bands of the men who arc giving our
vegetables and fruits "u college oducation,'" uh .Mark Twain would suy. The
Igroatost of these is Luther Burbnnk,
who is likely to become the patron
Huint of opicuros. Tim horticultural
expert. Professor Bailey, of Cornell
Uulvorslty, after remarking In one of
his bonks that in 180- there were 878
varieties of apples oll'ered for snle by
nurserymen, expresses liis doubts if one
of them wus the result of nn attempt to
produce a variety with delinite qualities. Now, it is right here that Uur*
bank differs from must other experimenters who have given us new or improved varieties. While they trusted
to chance, he hnd iu his mind in advance what he wanted and, like Ellison,
kept on experimenting till he got it.
lie hns produced, to cite his own words,
"several millions of new fruits . . In
the constant effort to eliminate faults
uml substitute virtues." Only the very
best of these, of course, were saved for
further improvement. He hns created
some entirely new fruits, such as the
plumcot, the ancestors of whieh were
a wild plum, nn apricot and a .lapaucsu
plum; but of even greater gastronomic
| importance is the Improvement be has
{effected in thc flavor of many familiar
[fruits and vegetables by selection and
hybridizing. Tbo Burbnnk potatoes, for
j instance, bave a richness of flavor as
agreeable und unique as his Patagonia
strawberry, which can be freely eateu
by those with whom thc ordinary acid
berries disagree. His new varieties of
I cherries, plums, prunes, and diverse berries arc equally tempting to epicures,
(While Mr. Burbnnk also breeds for size,
beautiful color, form, and keeping and
shipping qualities, he puts flavor at tho
head of the list, knowing thut without
it thc other qualities arc a delusion.
He would never have sent to the market
certain showy, hut insipid upples, pears,
and peaches.
Plant-breeding for thc benefit of epicures is now being carried on on a largo
scale by private growers and also by
Government experts, among whose most
notable achievements are the taugelo
and thc citrangc, thc one a combination
of grapefruit nnd tangerine, thc other
of the common sweet and tbe trifoliate
orange, Hurbitnk, who has shown what
seeming miracles can be accomplished
in this direction by breeding, for example, the odor of a Parma violet into
u scentless cnlla, urges plant breeding
on all who have the opportunities therefore, because of the fascination of tbe
work, its benefits to health, aud the possible uscfu. results.
be remedied depends largely upon the
possibility of bringing these distances
between tbe feet back to tho normal,
which can ho done provided the fault of
an open or close locomolton behind Is
not u matter of a faulty construction
or conformation of the hind quarters.
in all excessive approach of fore and
hind feet and their consequent Interference we should not entirely work on
the bind feet, but should also consider
the fore feet as being somewhat responsible for too great a backward extension and vicious curves of motion.
For Instance, trotters that paddle and
pacers that hit Ihelr knees arc both
subject to such an interference wllh
the hind feet. Tho remedies for cross-
firing are mainly obtained by modifying the Inward curves as In the previous defects discussed, and by controlling or rather by developing the
hind action by shoes that bring about
slightly more elevation and backward
extension of the hind legs.
• • •
Tho fundamental idea underlying all
the remedies for thc defects iu gait is
to counteract the wrong direction of
motion by a correction which hus more
or less the elicit of sending the leg in
nn opposite direction. The direct ions
taken   to  inside  or  outside nre  duo  to
Ieither  a   badly   leveled   honf  or  to  a
crooked leg, and Ihe directions forward
or backward depend on the length ol
too and  the angle of the  foot.    It is
'much moro difficult to control the side
motions I hun il is to restrain or In
crease tho forward mul bac It wurd extensions of the legs, because of the rigid
i position of lho joints, All equine loco
molion is. however, very complex ami
wlml hinders the straight directions of
the legs will also more or less inllueme
the extensions of the logs,    III  all  our
endeavors for the Improvement of a
gait W0 liood a lot of time in order lo
allow Ihe tendons, lignmouts uud inns
clOB to uccomutoilutc theiliHclvcs to tbe
changes lliado. Hurry nud many chuu-
|gCS following clOBO UpOII euch other nre
not. only dangerous but will cause much
[confusion both in the mind of the horso
and uf the mini. Again, remedies arc
cither permanent or temporary, nud au
analysis of the subsequent gait becomes
necessary In order to find out definitely
whether they an* to be continued or
j abandoned. When the defect in gait
lean be laid to n structural fuult of the
leg, shoulder or hip, dun to a faulty
direction of the joints, and therefore
nlso of the Intermediate bones, a remedy may become permanent to counter-
net that direction, but if a defect wus
acquired through faulty leveling of tbe
l foot or wrong shoeing, a correction
I either in the paring of thc hoof or in
thc shape or the weight of the shoe
will   soon   remove  the  bad  habits ac*
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(Signed  "Richard Hamlyn,
"French River, Ont."
Get Norvilino to-day. Sold by all
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With the Horses
SHE STRUCK AT
ROOT OF TROUBLE
MRS.  COMEAU   CURED   HER   KIDNEYS WITH DODD'S KIDNEY
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"My   hcnrl    troubled   mc   all    the
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i might follow.    My limbs would swell.
i my back ached and I was always tired
I and nervous.
"These symptoms led me to believe
that kidney disease was the rout of all
' my   troubles,   so   I   turned   lo   Dodd's
: Kidney Pills. Hefore 1 had finished
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I my back was well nnd my heart no
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Alwnys strike at the root of the
trouble. And in nine cases out of ten
all women's troubles start with the
Kidneys. Thnt's why Dodd's Kidney
Pills nre woman's best friend.
quired. In such a caso the remedy will
again have to be adjusted to tho resulting change so thut no damage bo done
by retaining tho original remedy too
lung. In other words, by such a correction a gradual change wus brought
about in tbe tissues of tbc muscles and
tendons, and as these tissues supply tho
necessary strengthening, the gait wilt
he changed for thu better. In all such
Investigations of faulty gaits some sort
of proof is at nil times necessary to
show the origin of Ihe defect and tbe
effect of Ihe applied remedy. Without
such a proof in blncl. nud white us the
vnriou measurements of the distances
bet we. ii the four feet furnish one can
nevei in* fully convinced of Ihe correct*
iicss or the effectiveness of tlm remedy.
A vicious out wurd direction of tho
en tin on bono duo lo u wrong or oblique
iirI i 'libit ion of the knee joint will result in the "toeing out" of the foot
itself. The "pointing" of the foot
here Consists of the loe's direction being in a line departing from the
straight line parallel lo tlm general
line of motion nf the home. That is
to sny, fin* fool will travel in an in*
wurd curve toward the othor leg. The
remedy lies in widening the distuiieo
between lho two fore feel by slightly
i raising the outside half of each foot,
| and by canning uu easy breakover on
OUtsldo toe of shoe.    Por thut  purpose
the   OUtSldO   well   nf   (he   BllOQ   mny   be
beveled or rounded und a bur or two
cnlks mny be set Inward outside toe.
This outs!do breakover will somewhat
force Ihe foot to '' toe in'' slightly,
thus counteracting the outward dlroo-
I tion before observed and usually result-
ling in a much reduced curve Inward tbe
| inside. Tbc angle of the foot as it is
set down ou the ground is not so outward uud tbe breakover appears on the
soil as coming less at the inside nud
! more at the outside of tho too proper.
| Making the shoe a little wider or even
heavier on the outside will bring about
| less sinking in nnd hence a more elevated position of foot, nnd a roll on tbo
outside toe and toward heel will also
help the Intended breakover there. The
simple principle involved in such n
case is the reduction of tbo Inward
swing of the curve resulting invariably
from a breakover nt the Inside of tho
toe. Of course iu all cases thc paring
of thc hoof is the first thing to attend
to, nnd here the lowering of outside
toe, leaving the outside heel, and again
lowering thc inside heel and leaving
the inside toe, will in itself aid in giving the foot ami leg a better direction.
Theso manipulations require delicacy
ami unless such is applied the changes
hnd better he made in tho shoe itself
after trimming thc foot down to a perfect level.
Mnclyn Arbuckle hns a country place
nnd likes to regale his friends nt tbo
Lambs' Club witb wonderful stories of
farm life, and whenever he begins to
talk on this subject is always nssucd
of an interested coterie of Ustonors. Re
couth* he began a discourse on his
favorite subject. "But," he concluded,
*• during the Inst summer a largo number of my hens stopped laying." Marc
Khiw "fell." "Whnt was the causer"
he anxiously Inquired, Mr. Arbuckle
Smile, ami answered nonchalantly:
" Automobiles."
Many Inherit weak lungs, nnd ns
disease usually assails the weakest
point, these persons are continually
exposed to attacks of cold and pulmonary disturbances. The speedy use
of BlQkle'8 Anti-Consumptive Syrup
will be found a preventive nnd a protection, strengthening the organs so
that they nre not so liable to derangement from exposure or abrupt atmospheric changes, Bloklo's syrup is
chenp nnd good.
No Asthms Remedy Like it.—Dr. J.
D. Kelloitg's Asthma Pemedy Is distinctly different fr<>m other ■(.•called
remedies, Were this not so It would
not hnve continued Its groat work of
relief until known from ocenn to pconn
fnr lis wonderful value. Kclloirg's. the
foremost nnd best of nil asthma remedy's, stands upon B reputation foun led
In tho hearts nf thousands who hnve
knnwn Its benefit.
The teacher hud given them a poser
thut day. In the grammnr lesson lho
| question hnd come up ns in whether a
bon sots or sits. Telling the children
to find out the next duy, the teacher
dismissed Ihe question until Inter. Tho
Children asked their parents, they discussed It pro und con, and the whoio
neighborhood was Interested. Then
some one put tho question to Uncle
"ltiiiy" Lawaon.
"Well," ventured tho old gentleman,
"thnt question ain't bothered me much
so far. Whnt has always been queer
to tno Is, when n hen cackles, has sho
laid or lied."
SMofi'sGurv
stops coucus kj__ - :;s
The same kind of Interference that
occurs In trotters—namely: the Injury
sustained by hind and fore on thc same
side—lakes place ln the pacer between
thc fore and hind of opposite sides,
hence the name cross-firing." Inward
curves of molion are generally at (he
bottom of such Interference, and only
by closely observing thc angles which
the feet make on the ground wllh
reference to ihe general straight lino
of motion of the horse can wo arrive
at anything like the real cause and a
probable remedy.    Besides this there
may exist an excessive approach of the
fore anil hind in iheir mm Inn from
Bide Inside; thai Is, (here Is (no much
roll from side to side In Ihe pacer's
motion, In the trotter the hind feet
are. usually wider apart tban the fme
feel, while In (hu pacer the fore feet
usually aro farther apart than the
hind feel. Now a gnnd many defects
In either gait nre due to un excessive
sepnrutlon of (he hind In tho trot
and to nn excessive approach of
tho hind In thc pace. Another
common fault In speedy horses Is
an excessive forwnrd extension of the
hind legs, nsd this, together with tho
above defect, produces aggravated
cases of speedy cutting and of cross-
firing,   Whether such Interference can
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* So much variety iu quality make, it impossible for tlio.e less el
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therefore tin. furmer never Btood more iu need of lbc service, if thc
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0
Duping the Magistrate
John J. Freschl)
"You will soon become callous; all I
magistrates do!" prophesied a well-1
meaning friend—an amateur soclulug-1
1st nud settlement worker. He sold It'
regretfully. "The constant parade of
erring mankind before the magistrate,"
ho expounded, "Invariably blunts his
capacity for sympathy with human
misfortune. Yuu will become a skeptic. Your consideration of human frailties will cease to bo analytic and become purely mechanical,"
As a young law student froqaentlng
the courts, 1 held the sutne Idea. It
prevails generally. Now 1 know lhat
where Justice errs once through judicial carelessness and severity sho
errs a hundred times through misdirected sympathy and leniency.
The magistrate does not burden. On
tho contrary, he becomes Bupor-sus-
cepllble to the fear nf misjudging, of
arbitrary  harshness,    True,  after ho
has   heen   duped   ll  few   limes,   severity
nf domoanor may seem to grow upon
him. This is often but u moro subtor-
intended chlolly to deter those
would piny upon Judicial crodul-
Unfortunaloly, it falls of lis in-
fugo
who
Ity,
lent.
So recently thnl Ihe recollection still
smarts, n young girl was brought bo-
I'm.* in** She had lo-on nr I'QB ted iu lho
company of fallen woman woll known
tn iin- police. Tin- cbargo against hor
was the usual ono. Tho do tout I vo tos-
tilled unequivocally ns in hor unlawful
actions on tho streots,
Now Ihls youug girl was protty and
roflnod in appearance and doineanor,
Her sobs nnd tnmontntlons wero pitiful onough in soften lho hearl of a
courl clork. li was ail a horrlblo mls-
takol sin- had become acquainted
with the women ut u matinee, tint suspecting their true character.
u is a Berlous thing in pi.tr,> an Ineradicable stigma upon a young woman wlin may he Innocent; and the
manner nf ihls girl was convincing.
so. Instead nf sending her to jail forthwith, as i might havo on the evidence,
I continued the hearing that she might
send for her family.
Thus the while-haired ludy came to
court. She was of the type that your
heart goes out to—the visualization of
your ideas of benign motherhood.   Her
hair   was   severely   parted,    her   black
dress radiated respectability, her soft,
anguished eyes peered through oid-
foshloned spectacles.
Tremulously, while the tears trickled
down her cheeks, she explained that
-*-*-> was the prisoner's mother. Amid a
storm of sobs she declared that (here
had been some awful mistake. Her lit
tie girl accused of this awful crime! —
tbls loving child who scarcely ever left
her side? Her old heart was broken!
■Give her her darling to take home and
protect from tho cruel world!
Sentimental reasons aside, there was
(his to be considered—that even if the
Klrl bad deceived tier old mother
and made a Ilrst misstep she would
be immeasurably better off In the care
of this loving, watchful old woman
than in prison among the dissolute of
bor sex.
And now I am walling—yes, waiting
patiently fnr the day when that saintly I
old mother or her Innocent darling
child shall come before me again) ;
A probation officer has given me
grounds for such a hope. Himself |
deeply affected, he. with benevolent
Interest, did some further Investigating.    Too late, he Unearthed some  II-
lumlnallng facts.
Pirst. he learned that (he young girl
bad been In th** clutches of the law
several limes before.   Second--and tbls
was the poignant sting—he discovered
that the saintly, white-haired "mother" wus not her mother al nil. but n
notorious siren of curlier days who
at Intervale now workod the sympathy
garnet nnd 1 strongly suspect lhal she
had appeared fnr many "Innocent
daughters.*' Tin* uplifting "home influences" in which the girl returned, lt
transpired, was a notorious resort, said
to  be one nf  the most  degraded  in
New   Vork.
It  might  be argued that nne ,,r tWO
such experiences should put the magistrate on his guard. Tbey do so far
us simllnr cases nre concerned, itut
Ihe most successful games are never
similar. Always It ts something
now to lnko you una wares and Jog
your bump of sympathyi and what
makes the trickster successful so often
Is (hai in tbe ceaseless, hurried grind
ti> keep the court docket clear. It Is
Impossible fnr the magistrate to Investigate each cuse exhaustively.
It must nnt be Concluded that all
these schemes an* Intended  tO secure
leniency,   Indeed some of the oholcest
and most ingenious ever leveled at a
magistrate have an entirely different
motive.
into the Nighl Court one evening
then* stalked a tall, middle-aged mnn
of beneficent appearance,  lie  looked
U) tie what he said be wns. a student
of sociology ami u worker for the uplifting of unfortunate Immunity. His
tongue was silvery, bin manner sincere.
He secure,) ii seal beside the magistrate, from which vantage point he
viewed the proceedings Wllh sorrowful
Interest It was Saturday night nnd
tbe many drunken prisoners seemed to
affeel him particularly. Tho snd Shaking of bis bend and bis ejaculations of
pity were Incessant.
Then suddenly bo seemed overcome
by pent-up emotion.
|t "Your honor," he sold, hoarsely, "(his
affects nie terribly. It Is horrifying
to contemplate these human beings going lower and lower In a path that
will Inevitubly lead to tholr destruction. Thoy nre victims of u malady;
tbey cannot resist temptation. Pining
them or Hcndlnu thom to Jul I does no
good will never do nny good. Tbey
should be treated an sick men, not
punished as criminals. The whole system should be reformed. Ah, If one
could only Iind the way!"
Hero ho paused to wipe nway a furtive (ear; and Ihe magistrate, whose
own personal views were rnlber In no*
curd with ihls reasoning, bent his onr
receptively.
Presently the philanthropist started
as though tmltten by a sudden inspiration. "There Is a wuy!" he ejaculated.
"A way to demonstrate the truth of
ihls theory—lo force It homo to our
lawmakers. And your honor can he
ihe one to help In a great cause for
humanity. Uptown there Is a noted
doctor who has studied the drink evil
and who has discovered a way to cure
most drunkards. I have heard of his
success. Within the next few days
pick out ten of tho worst cases of
drunkenness that aome before you und
put them In my chnrgo on probation,
l will see that they get this medical
treatment, and I will guarantee to pay
all thc bills."
Bum co to suy that my colleague did
exactly as almost any magistrate
would havo dune. Within lho next
few duys he sorted oul six or seven
particularly "horrible examples" nnd
tinned thom over to the benevolent
gentleman, a comfortablo glow of
rlghtoousnass exulted bin honor. tlo
spoke modestly, though rroquonlly, of
Ihe pari he was playing in the grottl
experiment,
Ami iheii, aia*-, ou thc following Bun-
day the bomb burst with the nppour-
anco <<f Bomo highly Illuminating advertising In all the newspapers, In*.
So-and-so, wim "positively eurod tho
liquor habit," was ihe porpolrulor, Ills
method, he booslod, was admittedly so
Infalllbh thai ihe authorities, aftur Investigation hml nccordod it official recognition. As proof was tho fuel that
Muglstrato So-and-so was oven now
sending con llr mod drunkards in his institution In order that Ibey might he
restored i<* solf-respoct and usefulness;
Tho roBull of magisterial bonevol-
onco In this euso was not widely dissimilar in that which followed tho
visli of a certain playwright to n
downtown court one afternoon, Tho
letter of introduction he bore, which
set forth that be was In search of
local color, secured him a welcome
from the magistrate. He drank ln the
proceedings with obvious Interest.
It was on the threshold of winter,
which not nnly produces a heavy crop
nf vagrants, but at the same time Influences their commitment for periods
that will assure them escape from ex-
posure and starvation. The playwright descanted with pitying philosophy upon the Boclal and economic
Bystem of our vaunted civilization
which denies strong and willing men
work and offers (hem no alternative
but Imprisonment.
"Your honor," he said, finally,'"this
touches me. If you will Impose light
tines upon these offenders, I will pay
the fines and guarantee to secure them
employment I will bind myself to
support them until they get work."
It cost him $15 for fifteen thankful
men; and, before he left, the playwright submitted to an interview with
(he admiring court reporters. The following morning every paper In town
carried a pralseful story of the benevolence of So-and-so, whose latest
play, treating of the hardships of the
lower classes, wns then running at the
 ■ theatre. And what of the promised work for those men? Simply
this-with the press work thus properly launched, It was a mighty telling
bit of advertising to have (hose fifteen saved vagrants parading up and
down Broadway with banners advertising the attraction in question.
Perhaps tbe most subtle and effective name that ever came lo my attention bad (o do with a young woman
arraigned on the charge of shop-lifting, She was lady-like, dressed In
clothes that  had been costly but were
beginning to show signs of wear, and.
what was most convincing of all, abe
told her story without tears and protestations nf Innocence. Her demeanor, rather, was of defiant hopelessness,
and this accorded wllh her explanation.
Sho bad stolen the few trifles, she
admitted, because she was desperately
In need of money. We could send
her to Jail, she didn't care. In fact,
she would be glad; her agony would
be over. Then she gave a dry sob.
Laura would be taken care of anyhow! Laura, she went on, would have
to accept public charity now; and it
wus best because she. the prisoner,
hadn't been able to provide for her.
Much magisterial bewilderment.
"Wbo in Laura?"
Tben came the pitiful explanation,
Uio more convincing because thore wus
HO striving for effect Laura wns
her sister. They had como to New
York to earn Ihelr living, nnd Laura
had been taken sick, nnd (hen this
om* had i..m ber position. Their
money bad given out a week ago;
lUeklly the room rent was paid In advance, imt there was nothing fnr food
<>r medicine.     And so, In desperation.
the prisoner hod gone out determined
to sell her soul, If necessary. In order
tO spare her loved sister suffering.
The .nidi■■*•**. she uuve was a few
blocks distant nnd n court otllcer was
dispatched to Investigate. He came
buck convinced. There was n girl In
bod in a miserable room. There were
empty medlolns bottles about, and she
was trying to eat somo stale bread dipped in milk mid crying for her sister.
nf course tho solf-snerltlclng heroine, after making restitution and upon
the complainant's request went free,
Ihls being possible because the shop
representative, who was numbing suspiciously, nol only declined to prosecute, bul also promised the prisoner
Immediate employment.
Less than a month Infer, two shoplifters wore bronchi before the snm<*
magistrate. One of them was the
heroine, the other the Invalid Lnura.
now radiant nml buxom. Thoy hml
been nabbed together, so that iherc
was no forlorn sister al home to lay
the onus on, ll bns alwnys boon n
PUSSle how they sel the original seem
bo effectively, unless it was thai on*
at a distance snw the other nrrostei
md hurried home to her prearranged
rote.
It might seem Impossible thnt n ro
bust   young   man   should      offer  such
plausible excuses for begging that he
could work upon tho emotions of a sen
soiled magistrate.     And yet It is often
done,    line case tn particular comes tu
mind.
Tlie prisoner was well dressed and
Intelligent and his story wus pitiful
and probable. lie was the victim ol
a trickster, he said. A Btrangor had
ngngod him In Chicago, charged him
un employment fee, uud sent blm t"
New York lo work as a chauffeur.
There wus no position for him, he
found, nnd as his money wus all gone
ho hud boon begging to get enough
for food and lodgings to sustain blm
until he could find an opportunity tu
work bis wuy back home to his young
wife,
Letters seemed to bear out his statement, and his manner was so unaffected ami convincing that the magistrate
dismissed thc Complaint, gavo thc sufferer a couple of dollars, and told him
to come back Inter and he might be
able to direct him to employment.
He'll never come hack," snld a pessimist Ie court attache. Put ho was
mistaken. The youth did come back
u couple of days later—In tho clutch
of n policeman. lb* bad stopped the
magislratO in the street, nnd, not re-
cognlslng him, hud boggod fur money,
lolling an entirely different yarn nil-
oulatod in wring sympathy from a
sphinx,
It is not alono lho low class offondor
who attompls in Impose upon tho
court. Por Instance, Ihoro was tho
slick gamo nf ibe aulomoblto acorchor
whbb imi nnly effected his own discharge, bul SOl a new pace iu lb*'
bl'/aiTo excuses whieh  llie speed  Ih'tids
an* forever advancing,
"Se.- hero!" in* shoutod truculently,
prosont ing n card, "I um a physician.
I wns nu a sick call where u few mln-
ii I i's might mean Ihe life of my patient. And. sir" -Ihls to the nillccr-
"If that child dies, ynu shall bo held
responsible"
lie was discharged under suspended
Bcnlenco and hurried mil, not perceptibly uinlIIlied. The pupers hud lho
Story next day, of course, when fori
wurd camo the physician whose mime
had been used, declaring ho knew nothing of ilie Incident. The lirst story
gained wide publicity, but the correction did not. Thus for weeks afterward ibere was a constant supply of
strange- looking physicians arrested
while ou emergency calls, who found
ihelr stories more or less dlroful In result to themselves.
They still tell of u resourceful Irishman of bibulous propensity, who, over
a period of months, continued to hoodwink the different magistrates Bitting
In an eastslde court. He was paid
every two weeks and as regularly used
to get rlp-roarlng drunk, which invariably landed him in tlie police station.
Always he was tearfully penitent; and
always close al hand there was a snivelling boy of about ten wllh a child
little more than a baby, also snivelling in sympathy.
"If ye sind me away, Judge." the
man used to plead, "or line me heavy,
it's the chllder, hero, as'll suffer—thim
and the poor wife at home with the
sick baby,"
Invariably he promised to reform, invariably he was discharged by the
Sympathetic court, and invariably he
was back again ln two weeks.
Then one morning, Immediately after
he and the offspring had trooped out.
(here arose a terrific uproar in the
hallway. Investigation Showed the
boy stamping nbout, crying, nnd nlso
cursing, in a veritable whirlwind of
fury. The erring father, he bellowed,
was trying to sneak off without paying blm his money. This led to the
illuminating disclosure that tho
"father" was not his father at all—wns,
in fact n bachelor who boarded In the
neighborhood. He had permanently
retained the youngster to come tn
court whenever be wns arrested, and
us a fee for the boy posing with his
litlle sister as the prisoner's offspring,
he had been paying n quarter each
time.
The mother and child combination tn
the courts Is not a new thing by any
moan and yet seldom does it n-ork
so put.-nlly ns In a case I have in mind.
The prisoner, a young woman with n
babe In hor arms, had been arrested
for begging. As she sobbed out her
(ale everybody In the court-room begun to sit Up and lish for a handkerchief. It was the story of a scoundrel who hnd deserted his yourg wife
and baby. There was no roof over her
head; for two days she had been without food; the baby had survived only
because It nursed al her breast. She
had begged, yes, that she might gel
a crust to sustain herself and thus
keep life In thc babe. She wanted to
live for Its sake, otherwise she would
have sought rest In the river.
The maglstrnle frankly mopped his
eyes and proposed a collection. Almost everybody In court fought to get
to the hat That poor woman carried
awny enough money to keep her a
mouth.
A week later u womnn vagrant wus
brought into a different court to which
this magistrate had been moved. She
tUggod a child nf five by the hand;
She wns befuddled With drink. !t was
the nmo woman, »ut her heartrending
Story wns dlfrt-ront. This time the
sum total of her collection was u work-
houte sentence.
These eases, offered ns proof that
Imposition Is practised wllh some degree of success, prove, too, that the
WOlIsprlng of mercy docs not run dry
In the heart of the magistrate. He
In human; stories of misfortune Ihnt
play upon the heart of the layman have
their effect equally upon the Judge, li
Is fnr bettor, one must admit, thnt
those who preside over our tribunals of
lnw should—even at Ihe risk of being
duped nccnslonnlly—reflect sympathy
rather Ihnn cynical scepticism.
So, after all. tlmucb II smarts at tho
time to he exploited, the mi* itrati
can always snnlhc bis rasped feeling**
wllh Iho thought that It Is heller (o
•rr Inward mercy thnn townrd undue
harshness.
THE JUDGMENT OF LA PARISI
ENNE
The niinunl prise of ♦1.000 that wns
von Inst yenr in Pnris hv Mile. Au
loux's "Marie Claire" luis this year
heen nwardnl to M. Louis do Robert \
''I.oman d'un  Malade."    It ia n curi
ous (Valine ui Hie annul that the jury
UlUSt lie composed ni women, picsuiu-
ably lhat iho wo n's view may be expressed. I'm! ii was made evident that
ihe jurywoincii woro nut Insusceptible
Lo male llllluunco. The award tu hi, de
liolicrt. was speedy and unanimous, and
Ihe jury then sel themselves Lo the moro
accustomed ocuapiitioii of tea und timst.
Suddenly from Lhe inurr depths of a
voluminous in ull appeared the corner uf
a sheet of yellow iiutopnper, ami (hero
is only one literary man in Paris who
uses yellow uotopupor, und that is
Plorro Lot!. If the lady who thus divulged her secret hml supposed that shu
wus the only one to bo favored with a
canvassing letter in aid of M. Lotl 's
friend she was speedily uudocelvod.
Sheets of yellow notcpaper made their
appearance upon every hand, and it bo*
camo evident that 5,1. Loti hud left
nothing to chance and Lhat he had made
this appeal to every member of the
jury.
CRYSTAL GAZERS
Thero are people, ns Is well known,
so peculiarly endowed that if tbey look
steadily Into a crystal, u bowl of wuter
or any substance wllh a reflecting surface, they are able to perceive In It
pictures of persons, placos uml other
objects, und frequently with great distinctness. The common tendency hus
been (o louk upon Ibis ability us Indicative of some superhuman action.
As soon ns scientists began in serut-
Inlse crystal hallucinations it was noted
by (hem. nine limns out of ten, the images In Mie crystal represented niemui'-
|08   In   Ibe  seer's   iiilud,   albeit   perhaps
memories of occurrences nnly subconsciously experienced. Sn true is ihls
ibal wo find one momber nf lho
Society of Psychical Research, a
lady who has deliberately culil-
viii.d ilu* Kin of crystal gas-lug for
lbo purposes of scientific investigation,
often having recourse lo the crystal to
recover forgotten memories of more or
less Importance to her—names, addresses, etc.
When she Is successful the desired
memories como in the form of vivid
hallucinations, lho name or phrase of
Which she is ln search appearing In
the crystal In bright letters against a
dull background. Or the desired Information may be conveyed by means
of a picturesque symbolism, as in (he
following instance:
"One dny I had been seeking a medical prescription which 1 had failed to
find among my papers. After looking
In many places, likely and unlikely, I
concluded it had been accidentally destroyed, and dismissed the matter from
my thoughts. Some hours later, without having consciously thought of my
search meanwhile, 1 was occupied with
the crystal, which, after presenting me
with one or two pictures, suddenly
showed a paper which by its color and
general nppearance I recognized as tho
ono In question.
"On further Inspection, however, I
observed, withoui being able to read
tho words, that the prescription was
in the handwriting, not of my doctor,
but of my friend E. As I bave never
yet found any crystal vision to be absolutely without meaning, or deceptive
in any particular, I resolved to follow
up this indication ln the only way
which occurred to me, and finally found
my lost prescription accidentally folded within one of E.'s letters, where it
had remained, I have reason to believe,
for more thnn four years. I may add
that E. Is a very frequent correspondent; that this particular letter had been
preserved quite by accident, and that
there was no possible connection of
ideas, either of time or place, between
the two documents,"
Nothing could illustrate more Impressively the tenacity of thc human
memory. It is clear tbnt the crystal
gazer, Miss Goodrich Precr, pcrhups in
a wholly absent-minded way. had slipped the losl proscription into her
friend's letter, where it had lain for
y.*ars without her having any conscious
remembrance of the fact. None the
h*ss, in some obscure recess of lier
mind, she retained a distinct memni-v
pieture of lis hiding-place; and in due
course, her conscious search having
stirred Into activity the subconscious
recollection, this memory picture was
projected for her as n aymbollcal hallucination,
FLAVORED BY FEEDING
Most animal foods can be Improved
by feeding desirable flavors Into them.
Kongo chickens fed on pineapples are
said to be a morsel fit for tho gods.
(_'unvasback and redhead ducks, which
feed on the "wild celery," are now for
millionaires only; but "celery-fed"
barn-yard ducks are appearing In markets, which shows tbat tbc lesson Is
being learned. Grouse nre best In
blueberry season, and the flavor of all
game varies wllh Its feed. Thc well-
known poultry expert, T. P. McGrew,
says that some who grow turkeys for
a fancy market give Ihem chestnuts
and celery-seeil during the last few
weeks of fattening. Such reeding, ho
adds. Imparls a plcnsnnt tlavor, which
makes the moat worth from nine to
twelve cents a pound more In the market thun thnt of ordinary turkeys. Yet
"in urow tlie best Is quite iih ensy nnd
hut little more expensive thnn to grow
the poorer grades, and the profit gained
Is almost  double.
Here is a fuel of tremendous Importance, economic as well as gastronomic.
II Implies tbnt If tho principles set
forth In this nrtiele were applied hy
all Ihose who raise animals for the
market, families of moderate menns
would be nble lo ont the choicest meats.
for Ihe fancy price would go down
while the fancy flavor would remain.
The old Unman epicures knew thnt fine
flavors could he fed Into animals. Lu-
eulliis and Aplclus hud ovaries In
which thrushes und blnckblrds were
fattened   for tholr  tables on  a  paste
made with dps, wheaten meal, ami
iromntlc grains; but such thlngi-
wero only for the very rich. Whal
wo want, ond will promptly net If w.
insist on It. are delicacies for lho million.
Thore wns an Irishman who lined n;
liis family of seven gignntie pons, nn>-
nvited   his  coder   to   look    nt   then
"Ain't they the flue boys?" inquire'
he fnlher. **Thov are," ngrecd tlu
Isttor-    "The finest  In  the world.'
sxflglmed the lather, "And T nlvvoi
'aid violent hsndi nn nnv of thom ex
copt in solf-dlfinso."
Some yeurs ago an Illinois physician,
Dr. J, <i. W. ISntWhlstle, living In one
of the Chicago suburbs, was hurrying
one morning to catch a train fur thai
city, As he crossed a Blreet ho saw
approaching him an acquaintance, once
Well-to-do, who had ruined himself by
drink. Dr. Euiwhlstle, glancing at him
as they mot, noticed that his clothing
was lorn und his face bruised, and that
there wus a cul under onu eye, He
noticed, too, that the other kept looking steadily at blm with a "woe-be-
gono, God-forsaken expression." Had
he not been in such a hurry ho would
have stopped and spoken lo him, but
us it wus he passed him with a nod.
Al (he station Dr. l-ntwhlstlo met his
brother-in-law, und said, while the
(ruin was drawing In:
"Oh, by the way. I Just saw Charlie
M„ uud be was a sight. He must have
been on a terrible tear,"
"1 wonder whut he's doing In town,
anyway?" commented ihe broi her-Inlaw.
"I suppose ho was going lo see his
wife."
"Not n bit of It. She won't hnve
him around."
Then the subject was dropped, ami
nothing moro was said about it until
afler they had reached Chicago. Both
men, as it happened, had business at
(be Grand Trunk Pacific Hotel and
Went directly there from lho train.
They were met by a mutual friend who
had a copy of the Chicago Tribune In
his hand.
"Hello," ho greeted them. "Did you
know that Charlie M. is dead? Here
Is a notice In thc paper, staling (hat
his body Is al lhe morgue, He was
killed in a saloon light The paper
hasn't got the name quite rl«ht, but
from the description it's Charlie sure
enough."
"Uul be can't be dead," said Dr. Ent-
whistle, aghast, "for it was only a few
minutes ago that I met him on the
street in Englcwood."
Nevertheless, It turned out that
Charlie M. was dead, and that his
body had been taken to thc morgue
several hours before Dr. Ent whistle
thought he saw him in the Chicago
suburb. Moreover, on Inquiry It was
learned that tho clothes worn by blm
when ho was killed and tho marks on
his face "(allied in every parliculai
With lhe description given by lhe doctor."
Quite a similar experience occurred
to Hurry E, Reeves when he was choir
master ut St. Luke's church in San
Francisco. On a Friday, about throe
In the aflernoon, Mr. Beeves was in an
upstairs ruom at his home. He had
been working on some music. Wishing lo rest for u few minutes he threw
himself on a lounge, but almost immediately an unaccountable impulse led
him to get up again and open the door
of his room.
Standing nt thc head of tho stairs
he saw Edwin Kussell, a member of
his choir and a well-known San Francisco real estate broker. Kussell had
promised to call on him thc following
day to look over the music for Sunday,
and Mr. Peeves' first thought was lhat
he had come u day earlier than Intended. He advanced to greet him, when,
to his amazement and horror, the figure on thc stairs turned as if to descend, nnd then faded into nothingness.
"My God!" gasped Reeves and fell
forward.
A door below wus husttly opened,
and two women nnd a man ran to his
aid. The women were his Bister and
niece, lhe man was a Mr. Kprague, a
relative by marriage of the vicar of
St. Luke's. They found Mr. Peeves
seated on the slairs, his faco white
ami covered witb perspiration, his body
trembling.
"Uncle Harry!" cried thc niece.
"Whal In the world Is the matter?"
Peeves was in such a panic that be
could hardly speak, but he managed to
reply:
"'. have seen a ghost!"
"Whose ghost?" Inquired Mr. Sprit -
gue, with a skeplicnl smile.
"The ghost of  Edwin  Kussell."
Instantly the smile left Mr. Kprugue's
face.
"That's strange," snid he, "that's
very strange. For as these ladies will
tell you, 1 came lu consult with you
regarding the music of Mr. Kusscll's
funeral. He bad a stroke of apoplexy
this morning, and died u few hours
ago."
Consider nlso this statement by the
Keverend C. <\ McKechnle, a Scotch
clergyman:
"1 was nbout ten years of age at the
time, nnd hnd for several years beon
living with my Krnndfather, who was
an older In the Kirk of Scotland and In
good circumstances. He was very
much attached lo me and often expressed his Intention of having me
educated for a minister In (he Kirk.
Buddenly, however, he was seized with
an Illness which In a couple of duvs
proved mortal.
"At tho lime of his death, and withoui my having any apprehension of
his end. I happened to be nt my father's
house, about a mile off. I wus leunlnu
in a llslless sort nf way against the
kitchen table, looking upward at tlo
celling and thinking of nothing in particular, when my grandfather', fact
appeared to grow out of the celling ..t
first dim and indistinct, but becomlne
more nnd more complete until It Fccm-
ed In every respect ns full nnd perfect
ns 1 hnd evor seen It
"It looked down upon me as I
thought, with wonderful expression of
tenderness und nffocilon. Then It *!l«- -
appeared, not suddenly but gradually,
lis features fading ond becoming dim
and Indistinct until I saw nothing but
Ihe bnre r-ell'ng. I spoke nt th" lime
• >f what 1 saw to my mother, out rho
mnde no account of It. Ihlnklnir p-oh
ibly It was nolhlm. mnre than a boyish vagary. Put In nboul fifteen or
twenty minutes after scelnc tbe vision
i boy came running breathlessly (o
■ny  father's  wllh   the  news  that  mv
rrandfather had just died"
Of a Somewhat different order, hut
even more remarkable, Is an experience
reported by an Englishwoman whose
name, for reasons th-t will become
obvious, It would bo improper lo give.
With ber husband she had recently
moved Into a line old mansion surrounded by a charming purk, wllh a
broad stretch of lawn between (he
treus and thc house. The place hud
for muny years been lhe homo of a
family uf anciont Uneuge.
Ono night, shortly after eleven
o'clock, when Mrs. M., as 1 shall call
lier, had gone up to her bedroom, she
thought she heard a mumilng sound,
und some one subbing as though In
gl^al distress. Mr. M. wan away from
home, lho servants slept In another
pari of tho house, uud she was quite
alone except for a friend who had
come lu keep her company during her
husband's absence, and lo whom she
had said good night only a few moments before.    Hut being a COUragOOUS
woman she resolved to make an investigation and soon located tic sound
as   Coming   from   nut doors.    Tiptoeing
over to ii window on the staircase landing sbe raised lhe blind and cautiously
peered oul.
BelOW, on the luwn, in the pale glow
nf lhe moon, she suw un D-masIng scene.
A mlddloaged man, stern of face ..nd
wearing a general's uniform, was
standing menacingly over a
girl who, with hands clasped .:. anguish, wus on her knees before him.
At the sight of his hard, unrelent og
expression, Mrs. M.'s one thought was
not of four for herself but :
ihe unfortunate girl.
"So much did I feel for her," - ,*-
said iu narrating ihe affair, "that
oul a moment's hesitation I ran down
tbe staircase lo the door opening upon
lhe lawn to beg her to cuioe in and
lell me her sorrow."
When she reached the do.-r the figures of lhe soldier and the gtrl were
still plainly visible on the Uwn, and
in precisely the same attitude,
the sound of her voice they .;.;..;.toured.
"They did nol vanish instantly," Mr**.
M. explained, "but more llk<
Ing  view—ihat  is,   gradua
did nnt leave the du...r until Ita
gone."
Months    afterwards,    wh-n
wllh    her   husband    at   a   i
house, she noticed on the wall ths   -
trait of a distinguished-looking man in
a military uniform.   At once she recognized it.
"That." sho told her husband, la wa
undertone, "is a picture of ihi ortknr
I saw on the lawn."
Almid she asked:
"Whose portrait is  tha.'.'"
"Why," replied her host. "'It is i portrait of my uncle, _*-n.;ra: =.r JL *_.
He was born and died in the house
that you now occupy. But why :. ■ .
ask?"
When she had told th*i story ;.•-
host explained.
"What you say Is most singular F.jr
it Is an unhappy fact that Sir X, Y.'-i
youngest daughter, a beaut.tul gtaS
brought disgrace upon th*-! family vu
disowned and driven from horn*-! ay hnr
father, and died bn-ken-he-irtHd.'
FIVE  MINUTES   WITH   THS   CONSONANTS
It is a beautiful legend ot* The >> in.*
land.    Amilias was  the  village   lias t
smith, nn.l under tbe iprea-l Bg   rtfe-at
nut  treekjn.  his  village   on    toph    ■ i
stood.     He  the   hot   iron  gehaatnu
and sjhod  horses    for    tif'
round please.   He made tin _
the gjodds and stove pjipe -:   .-        Eof
the hjcroes.
Mimir was a rival blacksmith.    H*
didn't go in very mu.h for
armor,   but   he   was   lightning  on   two-
edged  Bjswords and cut an   ---:-,
cutlasses.   Ho made chy ;.>.'■«,«* kaj ■"> .,r
the gjodds, and    h--    made  the  _    i
Bjsvsst risen,   an    Arkati-iaw    toothpieit    (
that would make a free incision   -    \i
ioto the transverse semicolon el :t seat
iron Ichthyosaurus, and nevei tors    i
edge.   That was the kind of a Bh4airpin
Mimir snid he was.
One day Amilias made an hnpesetn
ble   suit   of  armor   for  a  second-lass
g.ind'l. and put it on hini-elf to tt-st it.    ,
and boastfully inserted a .-ard  ,n th*
Bvensska   N_rden _raviskjkanah.-l.|.*<*,pl-   ■
ytdenskgorodovusakco,  saying that   h-»
wos wearing a suit of home-made, hot
chilled Norway merino anderwear that
would nick the unnumbered saw teetl
in the pot metal cutlery of tbe ironmongery over ths wny.    Thn***. Amilias   *
remarked to hi** friend, Bjohnn Bjrobio-   j
ssson, was the Und of & Bdjucckk be
was.
Wlu-n Mimir spelled out 'he COW next *
morning ho sold, ''Bjjj!" and went to
work with n chnrconl furnace, a cold
anvil and the now isomorphic process,
nml in a little while he eaniS down
street with u riword that glittered like *
n dothtr-storc diamond, nnd met Amilias
down by the new opera bouse. Amihat
buttoned on his new Bjnrmor and said:
if you hnve no hereafter u**-- for
your chyjeese kjnife. strike!"
Mimir spat nn his han.ii, whirl***) bis
ikjword above his head nn.l fetched
AmlllOS a swipe thut Seemed to miss
everything except the empty air,
through which it softly whistled." Anul-
ins smiled nnd said "go on,'* adding
that it "seemed to him he felt a general
sense of cold iron somewhere in tho
neighborhood, but he hadn't horn hit.'*
'"Shake yourself/' sai.l Mlrmlr.
Amilias shook himself and Immediately fell  into halves,    the    most  neatly  \
divided man that ever Wont beside himself.
"Thnt's where the hoilermnker was
nway oft in his diagnosis," said Mimir.
ns he went brick lo his shop to put up
the price of cutlery (15 por cent, in nil
lines, with nn unlimited advance on
special orders.
Thus do we learn thnt n good notion
is never thrown away, nnd that kind
words nnd patient love will overcome
the harshest natures.
"I don't feel able to ,\n any wnrlt on
my novel to.lny," snid the "writer to
his wife. "1 have a fever, and mv brain
Im sadly  muddled."
"In that onsp I wouldn't try to write, '
ilcnr," coed the    sympathetic    spouse.
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Bones 1 Mnre, IU wars old, weight
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Cows   -
Not*.
1 5 year old cow witli calf at foot
2 d yenr oltl cow with call' ut foot
ll   4 yenr old cow with cnlf at fool
i   0 yenr old cow, dm- nn or nboul 20th.
0  ■- year old cow, due in October
4 yeur old cow, due in Jnno
7 8'year old cow, due in October
8 ll year old cow. due in Sepiombor
0  _ year ol<l cow. duo in October
10 4 year old cow, nm bred
11 7 year old cow, due in April
|2   0 year nlil cow, not bi*ed
Thiri herd \s comprised  uf nn   exeep-
S Easter Dry Goods at
~.      Ashwell's.
et
Easter Neckwear.
^5?    Styles of the hour.   You cun solect
i     from nur olcgll.lt display of Jabots,
_N    Luco   Collurs,   Side   Krills,   Dutch
I"    Collars, Neclt Bows nnd .Nock Hull's
which is the best line in Chiillwacli
in price, range nml ir. tn ti rn
style.   From ,   .. Z.C 10 }---■-■
«
m Easter Fabric and Kid Gloves
J\A Bought   direct   from   Kowtiea,   the
*^\ largest   Glove  ninkors in  Europe.
Ojj Superior quality,  Dye and Finish.
xgj best   workmanship.   We Imve  ihe
y\ most  comploto  line in Chilliwack.
((S Con.pare prices.
D & A Corsets
dlke
tlounlly fine picked lot
amongst which there aro  some No. 1
grade Holatelns,
H-flferS.—IS Twn yenr old heifers. 2
Yearling calvea
Wgs;—1 Kci;iHtored Berkshire Boar
Fooltry:—Four dozen Hens
Grain:—A quantity of wheat
Implements l light wagon, 2 plows.
I scraper, 1 spring-tooth harrow, I
Milne stumping .Machine, also block ami
tackle, Stumping outfit almost now; I
Hoot Pulper, 1 straw Gutter almost new.
1 Sharpies Cream Separator. 660 lbs,
capacity, about 2000 shingles, fence
posts, chain- and other articles found on
all well cpiiippcl farms.
TliHS OF SALF -All sums of $25 ami I
under, cash; over (lint amount!) 111011-118' f
credit will lie given on furnishing nn* i
proved joint notes bearing Interest at tno j
rule of S \mr cent per aiinmn.
F.J. Hart® Co. Ltd.
AUCTIONEERS
AUCTION
SALE
Under Instructions from
Blanchfield Bros.
Wo Will sell by public auction on their
farm at Chilliwaek, situated ou the
Prairie Central   Uoatl  ami   eonimonly
known ns tie- cast half uf the ll.iwk-
shaw Farm, ou
Wednesday Mar. 27th.
Bo sure and see our samples.    Wi
I     cun   Fit   you.    Muy a new  pair ti
J- k    woar  with   vour   Enstor    Dross
-- S3r"..f~^..„r 75c to
YOUR
Y< Ribbons, Laces, Embroidery
'_•! for Easter. You will find satisfaction as well as saving in buying
these lines from us. We buy in
large tots direct from the makers
(g Your Dress Goods, Silks and
)\\      Easter Trimmings
s^W Be sure and see our wide assortment
>£/ before Imviiig your Easter Dress or
*Y\ Suit made. Wo assure you the right
__T\ B00***-8 at ■"'li'1-' prices.
EASTER GLOVES
FOWNE'S MAKE
IN KID, SILK <_ LISLE.
Easter Blouses, Dresses
and Tailored Suits
at Ashwell's.
Vou can select from the magnifloonl
null,'!' wo slock in the above lines
Blouses, in Helena and St.
Margaret Make
Wc nre sole agents for both these
famous brands.
White Lawn Blouses
(looil lawn, fine lingerie stylos, nicely trimmed wiih I.ace nnd Embroidery, and nmdo rigid iu evorv detail.
Lace and Net Blouses
for Easier, Embroidered net pnnels,
l.aee trimmed sleeves, I'nU'ed cull's
iiiiii collars.    Latest styles.
Silk Blouses
iu While Cream and Black for Easter. We are sure we call please io
quality nnd price.
Northway Ladies' Hand Tailored Suits
New styles, new effects, well mnde,
tastefully trimmed nml carofully
finished. We advise no early select
ion for best choice. Prices' range-
from $15.00 to $32.00, and no two
suits alike.
Lingerie Dresses
Carefully selected line, in Lawns,
Batistes, Marquisettes and all-over
Embroideries, Many with modish
V'nl. nud ('Inny trimmings, in Latest
Styles.   Trices are right.
[aster Shoes for Women
Children and Men
at Ashwell's.
In "Empress Quality" Shoes
for Women, you have the pick of
the hesl brand of Women's Footwear. The styles wa offer the
pick from 2')ii Travellers Samples,
Prices range from 3.0O, 3.50, 4.00,
4.50 to $5.00 I'r
In "Empress Quality" Oxfords
and Pumps
you havo n splendid I'flUgO to choose
from, nil sizes, and prices from 2.till,
2.2b, 2.50 to $4.0(1 Fr.
The "Kingsbury Quality"
Shoes for Women
Wo stock tl)0 latost styles, all sizes,
nml prices range from 2.60 to -ft I'r.
The "Kingsbury" Oxfords for
Women
We are Chilliwack agents for lliis
line, Om* stock is complete wiih all
sizes.   Prices from 2.00 Lo $8.00 Pr
Children's Shoes
We are sure that we can fii the children, and out* prices or** reasonable
Men's Shoes
md examine our
<es at 3.50,  4.00,
Men's Working Shoes
All sizes,  from 2.60 to $7.00 Pair,
Be sure nnd examine our range of
Fine Shoes at 3.50, 4.00, 4.50 to
$5.50 Pnir.
Easter Bench Tailored
Suits for Men & Young
Men at Ashwell's.
Our Clothing ia of the High'
eat Grade Workmanship
and Design, al $11100 to $25.00 per
Suit,. Betwoeu these two price extremes, WO show the choicest effects
iu Fnney Worsteds, DlugOllllls and
Sorges, for hoih conservative ami
extreme tastes. He sure ami see
mu- BENCH-TAIRORKl) Clothing
before buy Infi elsewhere.
Boys' Clothing
We tako our pick from Three Makers of Hoys' Clothing, Our range
of styles is the In-st mn* prices the
lowest, He sure nnd sei* our slock
before buying elsewhere.
Spring Hats
in Felt and Straw. Our range of
styles is complete. We buy direct
from the makers in England and the
United Smies, Hint's why our prices
nre the lowest in Chilliwack. Examine our atyles and compare
prices.
Easter Neckties
You have the choice from the latest
styles in New York.  Our prices are
25c, 35c, 50c, 65c & 75c.
ASHWELL'S DEPARTMENTAL STORE
Fresh Groceries at Saving Prices.
To make the last two weeks in
March a record of our 42 yenrs in
business we offer the following
Spools,! prices:—
Kcltog's Corn Flukes 10c Pkg.
Nntionnl Cream Kudus. . 80a per Tin
Huntley „ Palmer's Illched
Mixed fakes _|C lb.
Molasses Snaps lllc Ib.
Mixed Candy I2|0 lb.
Creamy   hocolate 15c I'kg.
.Icrsny Cream 10c per Tin
Fancy Olives BOo Pint
Shelled Walnuts 40c lb.
Sweet Com 1 Tins 25c
I's'i.s 2 Tins afii-
Lurge Tomatoes 15c per Tin
Asparagus 25c Large Tin
£ Coffee, Fresh Ground 45c Ib.
Imperial Coffee, Fresh
Ground 35c Ib.
JETia 40c lb.
3 1b. Tins $1.15
5 1b. 'I'ins $1.75
Nabub Tea 40c Ib.
Navel Oranges, sweet and
juicy 15 for 25c
up to 40c per doz.
Cnoked Ham, machine sliced.35c Ib.
Breakfast Bacon, machine
sliced 25c lb.
Whole Hams 20c lb.
Sliced Ham 25c Ib.
Come early and leave your order
for Easter.
EASTER  NOVELTIES
SEE
WINDOW   DISPLAYS
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CITY COUNCIL HOLDS AN IMPORTANT next meeting. The council nrrnng-
MEETING on* to visit the property on Tuesday
  morning
All the members o( tlie city The city school board appeared
council woro present nl a regular hefore the council and mado re-
session mi Tuesday evening. quest thai city council to submit a
R. J. .Mclnlosh appeared  before by-law to raise 825,000 Ior  High
tl ouncil ro the  re-surveying nl school purposes, 80,000 tor a site
ilu- proporty on Ih c avenue,  and und 819,000 for building nnd equip-
a_ng|*ermiBsionlo proceed with the I ment.   It   was   stated   that    the
Commencing at 11.30 sharp, tho follow-1 'vo'-*-.*-- n", ,-••■* I*****"! ■.**•"«'"•*-« ^'*;™^!._!1ntl,aK,'c,?_,!()   5ivc
Inn
ing described Ilicli Class
were agreeable     Permission given. 821.000 toward tho erection of a
_,   ,  |    Jack-Cook made application  for 810,000  High   school.     The  old
DM**/   Cow»,    Choice   Clyde position as cook  at  the quarry  at High school  building   would   be
Hones and Yorkshire Hogs    8"*0 por month,   This matter was necessary for public shool purposes
__._.    i -.1...1   «.,„.    -  ,. n   left to Iho chairman nf board   of ut nu early dale,  as a fifth  r u
atrial:-I   I IJilc   .-.nr,-   ,   Jeni's   nlil,          , Mi                                 ti          ii
weight 1000 lbs.. 1 Clyde Mnn- 7  wars w.irks. would   be    n ssnry.       Ibe    old
old, weight nam lbs., wiih foul to Royal:    ('notationsof 81. iht inn for wuter properly could In- snld hy the board
Citizen; 'J yearling colts sired by (.'arlcsx pipe f. o,   It.  Chilliwack  was   re- or turned over lo tlie city.    The
wid well matched;  I driving mun-, r.    .   f)  . „      « :,,.:■>Ii:,n    Im, ard asked for III .|_riit,uii  of
years nlu; I general , -.,,-.. .-•■ Ii,s.»- s ,,           ...     ,   ,    .,„ .          , , ,i                   ., .    .,   *   t    -   -
wars old; I two year ..1.1 colt, by Om Corporation tn., I.t.l.    Iln- would Ibe city council in  Ilu- submission
wilks-s jr. -.'. r.'V                              tunouul iii iiIh.h1   .--joii  nor  fool, of the by-law.   Thc council had uo
r...,.   is. i ;   . ii         i lloccivcd and filed. allcrnalive ncenrding lo Statute but
CettM:— l'l rhnli'i  inllK   mils',   mnst   ,,tf       .   ,                           ,                  ,       , i     ■.    . i      i     i            i •  i          n   i
which will be fresh hy .Into of snlo,  15     A Idler was read   from  ilu-   Im- snbmi.1  the by-law which will  Ire
o( llieso arc select Hnlstelns, 2 reglstensl, migration    Dcparltnenl    regarding prcsenled lo the ixtople al un early
1 cliuico .lersy, fresh, buluncc guotl ibe influx nf undesirables tn the dale. The delegation also asked
dairy cows. valloy via the Mt, linker m;,,! uud Ior privilege ,»f holding meetings in
Kj(i:-:t Yorkshire brood -iu«s,  with othor points.     It   is  possible  that city hall.
nig to ili.ir.siighisn-sl boarj 20 pigs from |nn iillici-r nf the departmenl   may Thc agreement as  tn arbitration
2 to 4 inoiilluol.il i thoroughbred he stationed al Chilliwack lemimr- re purohaso of portion nf Irwin
B'rM,,,v l"""'                                 nlly. property by the city ut  tl,,' corner
Ptalirr       Ocrao, '■'■ Ducks nnd  100j    Cawloy A Cnrmichncl   le up- "I  Yminu  r I   uml   Westminster
Hvn*' plication tor insurauci icw  llrolstrcol for sti-i>ol pur|ioscg, was rond,
lapltrntnt.    I.tunber wagon   nearly hall nnd   ul-,.   on   nlly  Imil.  uml The arhilrallcm proceedings will be
new, l stanhope buggy:  l side-spring staled rnles. in   aci I   wilii    lie   Municipal
road wagoni 1 Vlpuory plow, now, 1 set     .,  .M.-ililli?ru\ wmb' making n- Clauses Aet.     The awnrd   will  be
iron Imiious; I M   II  Cultivator! I *>'t         . ,               ■          ,     ,       ,. ..., .,,   , ,    .,     . , .
»; l nt slnglo liiiiicii'i"1"' ''"'!l" increase nt salary from sulnuiltetl tn Hu- ratepayer
city Iiuiii-. ami nn over
tliere tn the Fraser river.
The Mnyor reported   llmt   the
Medical Health Olllcor hml  n ease
nl' n siek mnn who   recently came
tn   Chilliwack,   which     required
immediate attention.   Tin- Mayor,
Chairman ot board of health
Health oilii-.'i'  woro  appnintc
committee tn take the matter
und deal with it.
The painting nf tho new lire luill
fnr cream and I4.fi fnr milk, a deficit showed as a result nf the year's
Inisiness; sueh deficit being brought
about by the increased cost of hauling and handling of milk as
compared with thc hauling nnd
handling nf cream,  and a direct
and  loss due to  sttlll',   paid   for  sweet.
I   a going sour in transit and being sold
as sour in Vancouver,
Notwithstanding the result of the
year's business, the Association is by
up
ml fence wns left tu the chairmen; h.v means discouraged,   Asa matter
nf the   fire,   witter und  light  and nf fact tbey nre now carrying out  a
board of works committees,   with plan of enlargement of plant which
power lo act. iuoludes tho installing of a 24 ton
Messrs. A I., ('note und II. Wad    ' "
clington ns n delegation frum St.
Thomas baud asking fur a grant
toward tbe purchase nf now instruments ami maintenance nf tlie
organization, 'flu- council gavo
the request favorable consideration,
und pi'inling information regarding
ice milking machine nnd nn ovaport
ing pan fur handling of skim milk,
and the profits from these other
lines, such as the manufacture of
ice cream und the side of bottled
milk, will return profits that will
i-tVeitttully wipe out any deficit and
enable the Association to pay tho
the establishment nf n   regimental highest |sossilile   price   for   butter
band, the matter was laid over. flit.
The subject of a grant to tbe! Following tho unnnlmctts oloctlon
board of trade for publicity purposes of tho old board nf Directors, Mr.
was again brought forward nnd W. K. McLeod, Creamery Manager,
after some discussion the sum of gave n highly instructive address on
8500 was voted In this important thc care of milk nnd tlie treatment
phase   of  the   tlcYoloi lit   of   lhe  of cows.    Mr. McLcOll dwell  parti
heavy work liurni-ss.
1 set heavy single driving hnrilcts.
feet)
oats, 0 tons
•■Jon per ii iii, lie presenl amount, Mayor Waddington on behalf nl
,.,       , ,         , „ ,        ,|io  Sli.'.   per   month,    as    Police On-  delegation   lo   inert   the  KU;
10 tuns of liny  nm) .',  tons of «.     . .    .'        ,■     i   ,s- .       ,,        .„-..-,
uns of seed potatoes.               Magistrate,    Ibis  tier was  m- CrockWatov to. ai  Westminster,
ferrod to lie  Police Commission, reported thnt tho meeting was nol
r«Mi-20 tons of birch and aider wood.     Tho AbboUford Timber .v  Trad- very satisfactory,     Tin-  company
fttklMN—Kitchen stove, table, chairs ing  Co.,   asked   Ibal   nrdeis    for wanted too   much   for the   plain.
ami dishes; dining r  set, consisting lumber  given   the Company,  do- together     with    a     thirty   per
of liibli-, chairs, bull'ct, all oak: parlor I „-,,,,.,.,.   .,s |„ wlml lumber is lo  l.e cenl bonus ami nothing allowed for
ful-nlture and rugS-, bed. ami bedding.    I „„„, ,■„,., ;„„| „,„,,,.    T|,,9  OTl,|d 'depreciation.   Tl nnnitlee  was
TeteM:—All Bums of 885.00 nnd under assist in keeping tlie monthly slate- not favorable lo the purchasing of
cash, over that ninuinii three months mPnl!, lnore ,.[,,.,,.,     |. |v,',,|  .„,,| (he system on lho lorms asked, and
toon furnishing approved lien note ...  .
.ring interest ut s per cent, per milium. mi.o
city and valley.
Chairman Goodland made a
motion Ihnl the sanitary l.y-biw he
amended to provide for the engaging ami payment of a city scavenger,
w licit was  carried.     Amen linonti
etilarly  on   the  necessity  of   milk
being   i led   immediately   after
being drawn from the cow, and to
show bow lliis is done lie bad
brought with him an individual
farmer's milk cooler.   This cooler
CHILLIWACK CREAMERY ANNUAL MEETING
ecu
bearing Inte
the mailer will he left ill   aheyanei
A letter was read from the Indian iu the meantime.
JWes-Wo wish to call especial ntloni   [n9|W(,lor Un-uestaling llmt Indians     The  all  important question   nf
&,c,;Mu,.^^M^,l!^M1^ «...;i.i<.-n!_.-;iv..1,...i....-i..- «i i* *******nRnindiwUi. Mr.
Iilsjni'hileiil Brothers,   who  are  « 11cents jwr cubic yard or *J_, _ cents Cameron of \ iinooitvcr, an authority
judges of dairy cattle,   in of the  llol- pps- lotltl.    'I'be same  was   received Oil tlle subjeel   was   in   town   last  chair, ami following upon llie rend
_IS?-w?-,..!_i'!l^_:tJF"?.,*_. ''""""* and ratified. week and went over ibe ground, ing and approval of lho minules i.r is desired the  pnvment may  bo
Arebiii et Tlm-. Hooper  reported Iii  liN opinion  a system  can   In
ily  ball  complete     'til'ding    to Installed al a mitch Inwci- cost than
will bo presented to next mooting, consists of a lai-go number of snni-
Tho flnnnco committee reported lary tubes so arranged, one aliove
on aceou.itsamounling to802,1)20,1 I Un- other, tbnt milk will How over
... , ,. . i tbem from a supply tank at tbe top
1 while a current of cold water is passing through the tubes.   The opera-
  i lion of (be cooler is very simple and
Some thirty ndd pnlrons and lhe results obtained immensely bone-
shareholders of the Chilliwack lleinl tn iln- keeping quality of milk.
Creamery Assn. Ltd., gnthcrcd in'The price id the cooler (not more
the Old Fellow's ball, Chilliwaek than 880.00) brings it within the
on Mondny afternoon, .March IS to reach of ovory dairyman and many
hear lho rouort uf tin- creamery's aro availing themselves of tlie op-
operation fm- tin- year 1911. I'resi- porltmily to purchase through the
dent K.  I).  Barrow occupied the Association,    The  Secretary  will
receive orders for coolers and  if  it
The question of butter fat tests and
the conditions effecting same were
also exhaustively dealt witli l.y Mr.
Macl/'od and in closing bis remarks
lie expressed a desire tss come into
l>ersonal contact witb any patron
having a grievance, whether iu regard to test or anything else. Tbe
meeting adjourned at live p. in.
Don't miss thc fruit, poultry and
dairy meetings on Monday and
Tuesday next.
Wanted—A well broken driving
horse, alxiut 120 pounds; apply to
Chas. Kerr, Cheam, phone It 82.
Seed Potatoes for Sale—The
English Epicure, a very early
variety and exceptional ly good
keepers; apply 11. Proctor, oliiuic
F 280.
You want to plant out Small
Fruits. Already orders have been
placed fur o.ihhi plants. Do it today. See J. H. Ashwell Secretary
Chilliwack Cannery.
On Thursday next fleo. Preston
of Surdis will oiler his household
effects etc., for sale. "*ce bills for
list. F. .1 Hart & Co., Ltd, will
conduct the sale.
Fruit growers, poultry and dairy
men should nol fail In take advantage of the excellent program to Ial
given on these important subjects
in tbe Foresters' bail on Monday
evening and at three meetings on
Tuesday next. The program is
published elsewhere in Ihe Free
PWw*o-t»Ay.
Kiskin (sf Eblimo ami ure choice,
Lunch will bt Served
plans and spoclllealioni, ami asked any thus far proposed.   Rigid   feci
faja Hftft « COt Ltd.'city lolako'ovor the building, nnd I would    he    the    groatest    depth
complete payment    ol    nccounls. necessary nt nny point, nnd ho pro-1
AnCtioneerS Tl < Is wen- laid over until11 d au mn   hill plain  close in
the previous meeting, ilu- financial
repnrl lur lhe year closed, wa
given.
The   report   showed   tbnt    whi
pread over Ibe season to be deduct
ed from ibe monthly cream cheques.
Mr. MacLeod, expressed the hope
that every  dairyman would equip
For Sale
Half acre, corner, witli new
modern six room house, chicken
house, 140 feet, B. C E. II. trackage, fenced, and in the city. For
hither particulars, apply
T. Woodward,
City.
For Sale
exceptionally high prices had been himsolf with a cooler before the hot
paid fol'erenm and milk, viz:  87,")80118011 set in. |
A few tons of tirst-class hay 810
a ton in my barn. M H. Walker,
Sardis, Box 110. (Opposite Jas,
Bailey's) Bailey Bond, Sardis.

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