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IAN i /
hilliwack Fr
Published in the Garden City of B. C,
You will Like Chilliwack.
Vol. 1.
Bailor und Proprk-tor
No. 17
Local Items
Wood for sale—Phone L 18911.
L.F.Cioft, at Mee Studio for photos
Dry hardwood  for   sale.     Telephone It 21.
Born—to Mr. and Mrs. T, P.
Knighton Dee. 26, a daughter.
For Sale—Building 14x18 tool on
ground j in guud condition. Apply
at this office.
Vuu take bargains at Ashwells'
stock-taking Cash Sale. Read their
big advt., centre page.
To all, The Free Press sends
greetings, with wishes for a happy
and prosperous New Year.
Bargains fur Cash all over the
Ashwell Departmental Stores. See
their advt. on centre page.
For Runt—A modern 7 roomed
house on Williams street. $20.00
per month.    W. II. Nelnies.
Delicious Navel Oranges,fresli from
California, 25cts. 3ficts. -lOets. and
fJOets. a dozen, at Ashwells'.
Allan Purvis manager of the
interurban lines of the B. C. E. It.
has  resigned  from   that   position.
Boots and Shoes are included in
the Biggest Cash Clearing Sale in
the history of the Ashwell Departmental Stores.
Ladies Siits, Coats, Waists,
and all Children's Coats and Dresses
at greatly reduced prices in Ashwells' Big Salo. See their advt.
centre page.
A football match will Ihi played
on the Fair grounds at II. a.m. on
New Year's Day between the Banker's and a team from the 101 Regiment.
The Free Press cxtcads its thanks
to, Huteheson & Co., The Royal
Bank at Rosedale and Thc Royal
Bank, Chilliwack, for very appropriate Xmas. cards; to Ashwell & Son,
H. J. Barber, Fred Joudry and
The Gilbert & Co.. for artistic
Ashwcll & Son have a two-page
advt. in the Free Press to-day telling you all about their clearing side
previous to stock taking. It is interesting reading for thc shrewd
house keeper. This is tlic first
occasion that a lull two page advt.
has been published in Chilliwack,
which together witli thc publication
of an issue of sixteen pages,
establishes a record, and bears testimony to the splendid equipment of
the Chilliwack Free Press.
A rich Northerner walking about
in a Southern negro settlement
came upon a house around which
several children were playing. Seeing that the family was destitute,
he called the oldest negro boy and
gave him a dollar, telling him to
spend it for a Christmas turkey.
As soon as thc generous man had
gone, the negro woman called the
boy to her ami said: "Thomas, yo'
gimme dat dollar and go git dat
turkey in de natchel way."—Exchange.
Among those from this city who
were successful in thc Normal examinations of the session ending Dee.
31. were, Marjorie McGillivray,
Catherine E. MacLeod, and Earl
Mr and Mrs. W. A. Kipp and
Mrs. L. Patterson of Vancouver
and Mrs Clarke, Miss Clarke and
Mr. Pike of Sumas spent Xmas
Day at tho home of Mrs. A. Reid,
Mr. and Mrs. Woodruff who
have been spending thc past few
months with tlieir daughter Mrs.
Si.idall, city, left last week to ho with
relatives in Vancouver for the holidays.
John Knight, Jos. Houston and
II. Raine left Alaska by the steamer
Great Western, lust Saturday and
tliey are expected hero about the
28, or 30, of this month.
Mrs. J, Johnston and Miss
Johnston of Toronto, Ont., Mr.
and Mrs, John Hull of Victoria, It.
0, were the guests ol Mr. and Mrs.
I). II. Hall for Christmas,
Q, It. Liininviiy, of Seattle, was a
caller at llie Free Press Wednesday,
Mr. Lanaway and a partner conducts
a  successful  printing  business in
Seattle, and has boon connected
wilh the art on Ihe Coast for over
twenty years. Mr. and Mrs. Lanaway are spending  tho Christmas
season with the hitter's brother,
Geo. Carter nud family, Sardis.
Thc season of good resolution
making is once more with us and
probably each one is vicing
with tlic other to make the best
resolution Keeping them for
the three hundred and sixty five
days of tbe yei r is another thing
and Leap year in sight. However
ninny changes, we ill our minds,
resolve to make, the man aud
woman of today appreciate fully
that never was their such an age of
opportunities and privileges. With
these of course, conic added or at
least, newly disguised, responsibilities, and nowhere more than in
this country of British Columbia arc
tlio opportunities and responsibilities
greater. Each man and each woman
is therefore responsible for his or her
share in the furtherance of thc
Country's and City's advancement,
thc influence of each marking the
progress of every year as it rolls by.
Hopeful, sane optimism with unbounded energy, and judgement,
accomplishes wonders, and in thc
city of Chilliwack for the year 1912
let us all be honest boosters for our
city and fertile valley.
Let us open the door of the New
Year daringly and expectantly, for
the world is yet young and the God
of Good Will has only begun to
make known to us his treasures.
A Pleasant Christmas Xmas. Festival of Music
Delightful Weather Conditions md Man* Visitors Mike the Day 8 Pleisut One
in Chilliwack.
It. was not tbe fault of the Weather Man if Christmas was not a
bright one in Chilliwack, for
certainly a mure perfect day  cntlld
hardly be imagined, Mild enough
to suit thoso who love a "green
Xmas"   and   yet   with   the   Invely
First Annual Entertainment I Splendid Success,    A Record Attendance aid a
Delightful Pre-ram.
The first annual Christinas musical Festival given by the P. S. A.
Sunday afternoon wns in every way
a dcoidod success. Tho opera hotiso
was filled, buily and gallory lo its
capacity, the attendance being even
mure  Iiuiii   buja'd   fur.      A   rough
covering of snow, which fell so!estimate would lie that over eight
Opportunely In the night, and witli- j hundred and fifty pQOple enjoyed
mil which Christmas would  hardly
bo Christmas,   Surely noouooould
wish for  anything   better.    The
day is essentially  a  homo day,  a
day when the  moHt attractive and
alluring place is  the  home  hearth
and many families had a  complete
circle for that day  nt least,   some
travelling hundreds of miles to  be
with  their   relatives and   friends.
Visions of juicy, tender turkey, rich! Rev. R. J. Douglas, one of the most
plum pudding, mince pie nnd the prominent mon in tho Inception of
eneotras all cooked and   prepared I the P. S. A. "Comrades In Arms"
the afternoon's program and thus
encouraged the endeavors of the
officers and executive uf the P. S.
A. in their good work. And no
one was disappointed, for every
number was listened to or pnrlakeii
In, with interest and enthusiasm.
The opening hymn "All Hail the
Power of Jesus' Name," was followed by the Invocation pronounced by
by hands which never lose their
reputation prove too strong at this
time to tie resisted. Those who
were not so blessed iu having their
own, helped in many eases to gladden the strangers, in their homes.
It is a day fraught with associations
and memories for the "grown ups"
and a day shrouded with delightful
mystery and lore for the children.
that rousing male quartette by Dr.
1'ntl.m, 1!. Marshall, J. W. Carrot-
ehael, and Robt. Carinichael was
full of enthusiasm and woll rendered.
Mrs. J. W. Carinichael who follow-
en sang the "Star of Helhlehem" by
Stephen Adams, in a most pleasing
and unaffected way. Her delightful
tones nnd clear enunciation brought
the audience quickly in sympathy
with her. Handel's "Andante
Religiousa" played by F. W. Dyke
on the cello was a treat. The
appealing tones of the sweet stringed
instrument were indeed lovely to
listen to. That good old song
"Galileo" was rendered by J. W.
Carmiehael in splendid voice, the
hymn "Oh, Come All Ye Faithful"
TW Chic Electioos.
Thc city municipal elections are
beginning to arouse interest, and
indications arc that there will lie
somo keen contests for local honors.
There appears to be considerable
street talk, some of which is not of
tlic most complimentary sort. Back
shops and street corners are not
the best places to discuss matters of
public interest. A mass meeting of
the citizens should be held previous
to the date of nominations, when
civic problems should lie aired, any
criticism of the civic body, or the
actions of individuals, presented.
The elector would become enlightened before he makes bis nomination,and prospective candidates could
better size up thc situation. After
nominations arc in is too late.
Have a meeting then, but, also ono
A Mprtatita Saved
Thc shooting match for geese and
turkeys, conducted on the farm of
Banford Bros., on Dec. Iff, was
largely attended. As a result, unusual interest was taken in the event
and the competition was exceedingly
keen, the birds being fairly equally
divided among the numerous marksmen. Mention of Bpcclal merit
might, however lie given to Messrs.
Wm. Vickcrson, N. Good and Ed.
Dewey. Although unfortunately,
Mr. Dewey, who is one of the best
off-handed shots on the Pacific
coast, if not in America, had
difficulty in adjusting his sights,
and it was not until the event was
nearly concluded that he began to
show his old time form, by scoring
the finest bull's eye of the day.
The Carnival in the Roller I'ink
on Wednesday evening was well attended over twenty-five funcj
costumes being represented on the
floor. The winners of thc prizes
were, for Ladies' Best Costume,
Miss Jessie Pattinson, as Queen of to-lowing, sung by the audience with
Hearts, for Gentlemen's Best Cost-!™1 »nd ^^ The chairman
umc, Bert Waddington, as George!Mr- Robinson then spent a few
Washington ; as Best Ladies'! momentsaddrcssingthoseasscmbled,
Character Costume, Miss E. I thanking then for their attendance
O'Hearn, Indian Girl.and for Men's \Mui attention and laying before them
Best Character Costume, Jock Mc.tho aim of the soolety and tho good,
lntosh, Cowboy. The Messrs. I ''opwl. to miniate Horn it. To.
O'Hearn were k
helping the hull
skates and  the   rink   was   nicely
decorated for the occasion.
Colonial 00 Company.
A Bit Oil Cer-sany Ferwd ia Which Chd-
Imack Citizens are lateresled. Chilliwack
Valley lo he Tested for Oil.
A despatch to the Soattlo Post
Intelligencer, from Olympia, under
date of Dee. 16, says "The Colonial
Oil Company, with its principal
headquarters at Seattle, tiled articles
uf Incorporation to-day witli the
Secretary of state. The company
is eapatilized at *1'A 500,000. The
articles name twenty-two trustees
as follows: A.J. M. Hosom, It.
II. Silver, C, A. Thurston, J. C.
McNair, Harry K. Thomas, A. E.
Christie, J. Jardine, It. E. Crane,
Ed. H. Thomas, J. F. Hagtui, F.
B. Allan!, S. L. Lovcll, George M.
Stewart, E. H. Crandoll E. B. Clark,
B. C. Clark, and M. I. Driver H.
J. Barber."
This item is of particular interest
to some eighty or more local people,
as there are about 500,000 shares of
stock held by residents of the Valley,
H. J. Barber, being one of the
principal holders, and he is one of
the trustees of new company. The
Colonial Oil Co. which has taken
over the Chilliwack Oils Limited,
organized some few years ago, is the
strongest oil company in America,
operating fields in British Columbia,
California, Washington, and Alaska.
Six standard drills are now operating in as many fields, and during
thc coming summer, twelve will bo
in operation. One of these will
operate in the Chilliwaek Valley,
and before this time next year the
belief that oil exists in thc Valley
may be a proven reality. Thc
officials of thc new company, from
samples of rock, sand, etc. secured,
hold that the indications arc exceptionally good. Two wells arc now
ready to produce in California, and
by operating in six different fields,
makes thc prospects for the company-
placing oil on thc market assured,
for should some of the fields fail to
The   Public and  High   Schools
closed on Friday for the holidays.
In nearly all  the rooms  of   the I dered. "Fear Ye Not, Oh Isroo
Public school suitable closing excr-1 Dudley    Buck,  was sung by
and work in connection with the
P. S. A.    "Hark the Herald Angels
!Sing" was joined heartily in by all.
The duet by Mrs. J. W. Carmiehael
and Robt. Carmiehael "Oh, God
our Life and our Light" was Lympo's
arrangement of Mozart's beautiful
I hymn and was very effect ivelly ren-
1 by
The death of Mrs. Charles Kvans
on Sunday afternoon, aftei ulingcr-
ing illness of sevenl months, east
a gloom over her many friends in
the city. The luneral took place
on Monday afternoon, thc service
lieing conducted by Rev. A. K. Robert", assisted by Rev. Dr. White,
Rev. S. ti. Harlow and Rev. Mr.
Pike, iu tho Methodist church,
which was filled wilh those desiring to pay their lost tribute to one
whom they all loved,
The late Mrs. Evans was born in
Griorville, Grey County, Ontario,
fot'ty-throe years ago, moving t.>
Chilliwack some twenty years ago.
In 1895 she was married to Chas.
Evans. Seven children, the oldest
of whom, is fourteen, wen- the result of.the union.
Robt. Marshall of this city.
George and ThomttS Marshall of
Vancouver.    James     Marshall    of
Kamloops, Mrs. L, Knight of this
city, and Miss Nina Marshall of
Kamloops are brothers and sisters
of the late Mrs. Evans, the latter
sister being with Ier tot the pun
two months,
The deceased was a. woman et
Stirling qualities, an energetic worker
in the Methodist Church and very
highly respected Uv all who knew
her. The sympathy of the community is with the bereave,! family.
'Tar Twsly Yean"
The Free Press has. received i
copy of an artistic souvenir booklet
celebrating the 20th anniversary ot
thc firm of F. J. Hart A Co. The
booklet is a work of art. It is weii
arranged, neatly printed, and
contains an interesting account oi
the progress of this firm for the
past twenty years, together with
views of New Westminster. Vancouver, Victoria, Chilliwael: anil
Aldergrove, where the company hits
branches. Two views of Wellington
street a- it appeared in 1891 and
1911, forms one of the interesting
produce oil there is only a rare I contrasts in the development ,t
chance  of them all  failing.   The j Chilliwaek. Hilf-tones ol the bead
who consider it a  safe propostlon I Manuel  and   Mi.-s R.   McDonobf,
f the booklet.     F.
, have grown with
f. The Messrs.!''"i-"- »•«.■**»- "»' '•• •- chnncc 0, them a„ WH The;Chilliwaek. Hilf-tones of the hen
indlv considerate in i™*''c«d,t "" hardly b« glVen to Colonial Oil Company stock is Ixdng staff, D, E. Muon. A. S Wateor
lies  on with their Mr Robinson for his untiring energy eastern Capitalists, W. Dusterhoeft. E .8. Bbuhhee P
Local holders of stock are likely to j adorn the page- i
net  a big profit on the investment.: J.   Hart   .v   Co
oises were held, the children, pupils Fatten with much expression and
and teachers departing with care feeling, nnd wns followed by Miss
free minds to enjoy a respite from i Kathleen Henderson in "I Heard
books and school room Ior the the Voice of Jesus' Sny" sung in
festive season. The good feeling sypathotic tones. Tho mixed quar-
was a mutual one, the pupils show-! tette "God Is A Spirit" by N. S.
ing tlieir appreciation of tlieir I Bennett, was well rendered by Mrs.
teacher's work, accompanied in J. W. Carmicheal, MissK. Hender-
somc cases with gifts. Miss Mc- son, Dr. Pntton and Robt. Carmi-
Niven and Mr. Woodworth  of the | chad, the tones of the singers blend-
Should the Chilliwack field prove a
paying one, the industry will lie
a welcome one and one of much
| imjiortanee and advantage to thc
City and Valley. The trustees arc
men who are high up in the financial
world. H. J. Barber may go to
Seattle on Tuesday to attend a meeting of the trustees.
Tuesday evening with the Boy-
Scouts of Chilliwack, No I, was
spent bj the boys in a different
manner to that of the usual.   New
High School  staff  were presented'ing beautifully all  through.   The j rccuits were sworn in and thc  first
with    useful   gifts.     Miss   Edith hymn "While Shepherds  Watched  band formed.   Joe Hinchcliffc  was ed in thc third.
Morse of the  Public   School    was]Their Flocks by Night*' was sung,
the   recipient   of  a   beautiful Rov. A. K. Robertsthen.pronounce-
manicure set, Miss Florance Morse
of a pretty bar pin and the Principal, Mr. Calvert, with a line umbrella from the pupils of their respective
rooms. Mr. White, the caretakor
was remembered by the teaching
stuff of thc Public and High
Schools with a handsome clock
The Public and High Schools
will reopen on Jan. 10, tho extra'was unfortunately
two days grace  being granted  to and  thus  unable   to
ing thc benediction. Mr. Alf.
White was the accompanist for the
afternoon aud all through tho service one could not but feel the
enthusiasm in tho air. Arthur
Henderson, to whose efforts witli
those of Robt. Cainiichael, Ihe
program was largely due, and both
of whom deserve ninny thanks,
lie   present.
allow thc teachers to attend the
Teacher's Convention in New Westminster on Jan. 8, and 9.
F. H. Diinsfiird Into of Gerald,
Snsk., is staying with Mr. aud Mrs.
J. Burton and will relieve Mr.
Allcoek us bookkeeper for Denmark
& Burton during Ids absence on a
holiday to Victoria.
and shared in the wonderful development of the coast durinsr the pas'
twenty years and have established
an enviable reputation for reliability
and Bound business methods.
Lecal Bum ia Ihe Rt*-
A boxing tournament was held in
tlic opera house on Thursday 21
by a number oi local sports whieh
demonstrated that the manly art of
self defence was lieing practiei.il to
some advantage by the youngsters.
Four preliminary event, of three
rounds each were carried out without
damage or accident, and the feature
event of thc evening which was
advertised to go eight rounds end-
This waa between
the' Jack McKenzie and Jne  MeMulliti.
appointed   bandmaster   and
buglers are: Fan Coote, C. Jackman, land McKenzie proved too much for
O. Boucher, Stan. Henderson,  X, | him, McMiilliu quitting at the end
Clarke and  these  with   the   two'of the third round.    All tho boxers
drummers, Scouts    Bradwiu   and I wore local boys.
Waddington will compose thc band.! Sateen Panes Te-dar
In thu near future the boys will be!    »™i«..i. i...      .mi    ,.      »
,.   , ,   ,    ,     , ,    ,   , louiys issue of  Ihe tree  Press
nolo to parade to church lend by lL,i,i«. .t.i»,   . ,. •,
.."._.     _ i contains sixteen pages.   Evidences
good   Bugle   Band.     Scoutmaster}
are to hand with our daily increas-
upon the Scout Motto. Cliilliwnck
Boy Scouts Nol, wish their brother
Scouts of Chilliwack a very prosperous New Vear.
During the afternoon, Mrs J. W.
Carmiehael nnd Miss Henderson
were presented by Mr. Robinson,
with beautiful bouquets on behalf of
the society,
 I    q,|lp p0nvi,ntjon 0r jj. (;_ teachers
Tho merchants of Chilliwaek  re-I will te held at  New  Westminster
port an exceptionally good  Christ-1 on Jan. K. and 9.     Several of the
Collin addressed  the  boys on  thoii_„ „i, .„,,,; „    . ■ ,
,, „    ,..    „     .  .,„ A , ,. nig circulation  anil  our increased
Molt*.i of thc Scouts ^P«I>a*^,"lulvortll,ingthfttThoFroa PwM ,,
bringing ,n certain Boer war in-L^^, „ ft m, husUin nwa
cldonts which had a direct bearing ,„,, business medium
mas trade,   it being mucli above
that of any other year.
Public antl High School teachers
from here will attend.
Our readers
will always find live news and profitable advertisements to peruse. We
make a speciality of giving reliable
news when il is news and our
advertisers have always something
new to offer you to your advantage.
The Hubble Brothers have moved
into their new bungalow in Mountain View Park. CHILLIWACK ■■'HI''.''. PRESS
Ashcroft   The Gateway to
the Cariboo
A     lint ml ii.? w,    wli itt* pit in toil     little
town perched on h mirrow plntoau on
ilu* oust bull It of tlu- Thompson Ulvor,
uud sweltering, sweltering thnt wus
out (list Liuprosslou of Asliaroft 0110
mid-July afternoon. TllO HUH boilfc
down piti loss ly, HooiuLuffly from straight
overhead; u elintico*niot thermometer
confessed to Ilo dogrooa in tlm simile.
Tin) light, rofloatad from newly painted
walls, dazzled I lit* oyoH. 13r0Wll lillU,
dotted wiili no go-brush, CormoiJ u buck-
ground lor tho furnace picture. It required uu oltort to realize thut this
wu.s not Arizona, Imt British Coluni
"Tim Outowuy to the Curl boo "—-this
bolug tho titlo thut Ashcroft affects
tios in lho dry holt of British Colum
liiit, thut storied district thnt wuh sot*
tloil uml uultlvatod wlit'ii Victoria wus
un Infant in arms uud Vancouvor hud
nut yol boon hoard of. Tlio first rush
in tho Cariboo goldflolds lod Um lirst
sottIiiih to lho dry holt, first to pur-
SUO tho I'lusivi* :;iilil in tin- siinds ol' the
Frusor und tlm Thompson, uml lator to
tuko up laud ou thu rich bonclios thnt
1 hiuk tlioso rlvors. In tho history of
llm province BUOll uhiiioh ns Cornwall
,-ind tioilillu hnvo hailed from tlm dry
belt, and, Indeed, tin* vory naitlO of
Ashcroft wiih filched from the Com
mill     mansion,     "Ashcroft     Manor,"
when tlm Canadian Pacific wns built
and it station wns established ho re.
Some of tho traditions of tlio district
should inako good reading, but this is
:i vory busy prosont duy with Ash
croft, nnd traditions uro laid on the
This wns not the gateway to tho
Cariboo in tho rough days whon the
mines wero younger and railroads un-
heurd of. Tho Cariboo road did nut
then touch Ashcroft, its inileposls
numbering from Llllooot Instead, The
building of tlm Canadian J'ncific placed
Ashcroft on the map, uml mitdo it at
unco the supply point for Burkorvillo,
Quesnel and nil interior points. A
busy llttlo town Bprang up bosido the
Thompson, Then, a few yeurs ago, the
(irund Trunk Pacific wus projected
through the Central Interior i>i British
Columbia, Kurt Qoorgo came intu prominence, then*, was u rush of settlors
and traffic, tu the north, uud Ashcroft
reaped the benefit. The town has en
joyed an immense trade in that period.
You can read tho history of Ashcroft
in its faeo. In tho .summer mouth:
when travol is oosy on the Cariboo road,
men from nil parts of the continent
drift in hero on their way to the groat
new country tu the north. Thoy crowd
the streets fur a day or two, and then,
with outfits purchased, they drift out
again, by auto stage, on horseback,
driving their own teams and wagons,
or afoot, according to their means and
The stir and hustle is constant. An
uutOinobilo speeds through the street
and over the bridge, loaded with pus
Bangers for "up road." A prooossion
of freighters, two und sometimes three
wagons chained together nud drawn by
six. eight ur ten horses, strains away
groaning with merchandise destined for
ilarkei ville ur Kurt GoorgO, A settler's
outfit, cauvas*topped, fitted up with
heds uud kitchen, nml oft times with
some furm implement towing behind,
drags hy, just starting on ll three huu
tired mile trek to the new country. TllO
loaded outfits go out und the empty return, for as yet there is freight only onu
■way. Tons and tons of supplies ure unloaded from the ears at Ashcroft und
piled in wnrehoiisi-s, tn he shipped u|i
Ihe nmd us the light freight wagons
•eOiHQ in. So business is good in Ash
Tho "Gateway to tho Cariboo!"
\e»hcroft surely merit-, the description
now, but tne change is at hand. Freight
hauling hv wagon is expensive work,
and the fund is lung to Soda Creek
where the hunts receive the inerchnn
disc destined fur Quosnol uml Fort
Ueorge, With the inauguration next
spring of the Grand Trunk Pacific'
Mourner service between Teto Jnuti
i ache and Fori Ooorge, Ashcroft will
Jose its northern trttdo with Btttrtllng
-uddenncss. H.v the same token, Ed
monton will replace Vancouver at tie
-mine time ns the supply point for Uii!
isu Columbia's Coutruj Interior. Froighl
will be curried west from Edmonton
hy rail to the Cache, and bargotl down
river to Fort Qoorgo, Quosnol an.l Soda
Creek much mine chonply thnn it
lie wagoned from Ashcroft to Soda
Crook, a distance of 107 long miles. It
Is a simple mutter of economics.
Ashcroft realizes thla painful fact.
\ number of freighters told us that
ihey intondod to take their teams off
iho roud next stimtin-r and go into rail
mad construction work on the Canadian
Northern. It Is from the huilding Of
this line Ihnt A.-m-mft hope- tu recuilp
its furtuiies when the northern trade
,„ lost.     <>f courso, Aalicrofl "s loos will
ed with tears in his eyes. However,
iu Hm bright lexicon of journalism
there Is uo such wurd us "cultl feet,"
and  we  kept  on.
Tlm country nboul Ashcroft is, given
ideipiuto Irrigation, among the most
productive in llritish Columblu. As
early as 18(13 enterprising ruuehers
raised hurley and other grains here ami
sold them at live cents a pound lo gold-
ulters. Thriving farms were estuh
lished then. lutter uud for many yuurs
ultluinisiiig became tlm chief industry,
uud il is only within very recent years
Hint, u return has lieen made to general
Wnler is the great pruhlom. There
ure few plueen thut can he funned
without irrigation. In un ordinary sou-
sou there is not water enough to gu
around. Those ranches thai nre protected hy adequate wuter records rulao
astonishing crops, for the fine loam thnt
composes the soil is very productive
Less fortunate ranches simply purch uinl
dry up. A small creek so si tun ted
that it can he. diverted to » mail's
farm looks us big as tho Mississippi in
tlm dry belt. "Ashcroft spuds," a
household necessity in the coast cities,
hear eloquent tribute to the productive
powers uf this district. Here is u llttlo
stury about Ashc.ruft potatoes that
shows what Ashcroft folk think ubout
them. A certain man planted 400 ucros
in "spuds." At digging time he found
thut the ground hud produced uu average uf ten tuns to the acre. He suid
his 4,000 tons at $'M) a tun, nud took in
.-J-llili.OOO. This is not u fairy tale, nl*
though it is just ns good ns one.
Wo visited one ranch, the Basque,
twelve miles from Ashcroft, on the west
bank of the Thompson. This is une
of the largest in the dry belt, comprising 2,0UO acres, and it is now being
developed as n, fruit, potato und hay
proposition. Potatoes crop from ten
tu fifteen tons to the. acre here, the
Belling prico ut digging tlmo being from
$10 to .•p) per tun. Timothy yields
frum three tu four tuns to the acre,
never selling ut less than $'M) per ton.
Alfalfa, u favorite crop, yields three
crops, aggregating frum five to six tuns
per acre per senson, und wurth from
$l,r> to $20 per tou in tho stuck. Apple
trees thut had been yielding for twenty-
seven yeurs produced last season thirty-
five boxes to the tree, the fruit selling
at 61,30 per box on the tree. Plums und
cherries aro the other most important
commercial varieties of fruit produced.
This ranch had its own interesting
history. Tin- land wus first taken up
in 1803 by a band of Frenchmen from
the Basque couutry in France, whu gave
it its present name. These industrious people lirst came up the Thompson in quest of gold, uml washed the
gravel, ou the bunks beside the future ranch. Then, being agriculturists
by training, tln-y recognized the possibilities of the land, und went into raising produce. The throng ul' gold-
seekers UtTordod a ready market; the
fertile benches, under the influence uf
their primitive hut ellicient  irrigation
the entile Held of brooding l'urin animals, it will prove Interesting tu those
who specialize iu horse breeding. The
honk is written in luiiguugo such us
the youngest brooder ur student ol
breeding cun clearly understand and
comprehend, aad yet is nut hououth thc
interest of the scientific breeder. Very
few technical terms are used anil the
treatment is rumurkuhly clour and cun-
cist*  throughout.
The book opens with a chapter of
earlier stuck breeding, culling attention to the fact that thu first notable
uchievement in adapting animals to
human needs ns related tu uur present
thi, industry wus the development of
the Arabian horse. This chuptor continues through thu period uf breeding
horse fur use in war chariots and for
cavalry purposes, thruugh tho age vi
the ottrly thuroughhred running nurse
of England, thruugh the age of the introduction uf the 1'orcherua horse, Ilol-
stoiiiFriosiun cattle und Knmbuuillet
sheep, through thu development ef short'
horn cuttle, Leicester slump duwu to
the preseut day breeds of thu farm uni
mills of Europe.
Another chapter deals with the
A in or lea 11 stock breeding from the mingling of tho curly Spanish, French, Bug*
lish aud Holland blood in horses; Hoi
laud and (lermuu blood iu cuttle and
swine; uud Spunish blood in sheep, lol
lowed by the uppoaruuou uf the America u trotter and Importations from Europe uf draft horses, couch horses, cattle,
sheep uml swine.
Tho book theu dips immediately into the known laws of brooding such ns
Bakowell's Experience with rattle, etc,
This is followed by a chuptor of fads
coucarulug reproduction, uiiother chapter 011 genu cells, two chapters on hereditary material, a chap tor on breeding
selection and u chapter ou individual
excellence iu breeding uuiiunls. hissing un tu allied subjects, the following
chupters deal with pedigrees of brooding animals, development of the oil'
spring, development of young stock and
determination uf sex.
This brings the reader uf the hook
down to the practical side of breeding
us a business and wo are pleased to
note that Professor Marshall deals with
Mendel's Law of Heredity and its practical application to the breeding busi
ness us u fact and not u theory. Chap
ters deal with foundations uml manage
ment of a breeding business, in-hieed
ing and lino-breeding, Mendel's Law,
breed relations, breeder's ussuciations,
horse breeding, cattle breeding, sheep
breeding und swine breeding,
system, yielded  most bountifully;  un
Hier luformod, the papers proved to he
Hie long lost journal kept by Leonardo
,in vim-i, the groat Italian mathematician, engineer, nstrouomer utul artist,
host known to funio today as the paint
or of Hie world-renowned portrait of
Madonna Lisa del (iiucoiidn. It is evident that the story of tho mysterious
journal in a literary device to give the
desired setting tu this love stury which
might have beeu the real romance of the
painter and his beautiful subject. The
writer, who admits himself tu bo uu
American, has devoted lung yours tu
ine study uf Itulian art and literature,
ami signs himself (lugliolmo Scttla, The
story it sen', whether it be real or fictitious, unfolds uu absorbing luvo tale
delicately uud frankly set forth, The
development uf Da Vinci's philosophically Indifferent attitude toward women
ia the Ilrst. place, to the gradual yielding of mind, soul and body to tho
charms of Munua Lisa, eulminutes iu a
climax, wheu the two reveal the full
strength of their love,
Upon the death of Madonna Lisa del
(iincouilu, the artist realized that he
had learned frum her what he hail vainly sought before. "And so 1 learned
through my lady what a woman soul
might be. ' Instead of truth and justice
which is the goal of mini's virtue, woman's end is love—love with truth und
justice if tllllt be possible, but love
transcending truth and justice if it be
gain a Heat in the llritish  House
Sultan Mehmer V., as Seen
by Mr. Stead
he the gain of tho consumers In   the
intorlor.     Freight rales from Aalicrofl
i,, Fo t (l go uro ut prosont six cents
.i pound.    The Edmonton route will cut
Ibis away down.
Hut this freight quostion is another
itory,     Then- is  loubt tlmt today
Ashcroft's claim to being ihe "uuie
way" stands unchallenged. Here is
the hoodqunrtors of tin- famous " IOC."
ilu* British Columbia Express Company,
successor to Barnard's Expross. Bu*
promo In tho councils of this great
transportation company, which has prne-
tlcally a monopoly even today on the
Cariboo roud, is "Sieve" Tlngloy, once
the cleverest driver that ever held ribbons behind o team oe six. Tingley
was a prominent figure on the obi Cnri-
boo road when New Westminster was
its terminus nt om* end ami Barkorvllli
;tt   the other.
Within the gatos of Ashcroft we met
our Ilrst "knocker," but not, alas! our
last. Me was an old timer. We learned farther up the road that the old-
timers, survivors of the llarkerville OX-
ei tern ont, view with gmve suspicion the
prosont development "■' (he interior.
They are llrmly convinced thai tho up-
[tor' country, which they havo novor
soon, is no good. Thoy consider it their
duty to warn all comers to tutu buck.
Our Ancient Muriner in Aim croft plead-
somo of the crops raised by the Basque
Frenchmen uie still talked about. Oregon Jack, another celebrity uf early
days, pre empted land beside the Frenchmen's holdings, oa t creek that still
hears hia name. After somo years
this ranch waa consolidated with the
Basque, und the water frum Hat (.'reek,
eighteen miles hack, was recorded. To-
day, although tho ranch has passed into
other hands, the work of the early hold
ors has assured abundance of water.
From tho Thompson the land rises in
n series of llat bunches. The wuter
is brought in from the higher levels
at the buck, Oregon Jack's Creek and
Hat Crook. In connection with- the
present ambitious develupinent schome
being curried out at the ranch, u huge
reservoir is being cunstructcd to
kitchen the water usually wasted iu the
spring freshets and store it for use later
ou in tho season.
The resorvoir Bite is ideal. Up at
the head of Oregon Jack's Creek—situated, by tho way, in the Dominion
Qovormnoilt'a Hat Creek timber reserve
a narrow canyon presents a perpendicular wall, cleft in the centre by a crevice that looks from u distance like a
knife-slit. A dam 80016 •"» feet in
height will be constructed in this ere
vice. Tho wuter of Hut Creek, diverted from the creek bed a few miles
above, is curried hy means of a lliiaie
into the long fortes uf little lakes ami
swamps behind the ennyon. With very
llttlo trouble, it will bo possible tn
store in this natural reservoir at least
1,500 ncro*foot of water, lhat is, a vol
imio sufficient t*i .-over 3,6*00 acres of
land hi u depth of one foot.
Miles of (iumlng have been construct
ed lo lead the water down to the I'.asipie
land. With thi.- abundant supply assured, not only lho Hut benches below
Will he cultivated, hut the hillsides ni
well will he tinned into fruit orchards,
Water is all that is required to make
llritish Columbia's Arizona blossom !ikt
the rose.
About litis old ranch ono still Uiectl
with romlnliconcoa of the old "Cariboo' days. The ranch house has ceilings of wiitp sawed lumber. lu u Held
standi nn old Cariboo wagon, the bare
..ba that unco supported its awning
standing out liko tho bones of a skeleton, The wagon has been in the same
place for twenty-seven years. On an-
other curnor of the ranch is found the
remains Of one of tho old Cariboo road-
houses, once the haven of lusty adventurers, now a mass uf totting timber.
Twenty-live yean ago there was mure
extensive irrigation in tho dry bolt thnn
there is today. Hut the riches of this
district are again gaining recognition,
nnd it will soon take its proper place
iu the procession.
F. u. Marshall, professor of animal
husbandry of the Ohio State University, has'just written a very valuable
booh entitled "Brooding Farm Animals " lately issued hy Ihe Breeder's
This is a hook of 'J"-? pages in veiy
easily  road  type and  while  it covers
L'ndouhtedly the world of art has
been profoundly disturbed hy the theft,
discovered on August -.'nl, of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the por-
truit (if Monna Lisa, from the walls of
the Louvre, in Paris, Da Vinci spent
fuur years uf his life in painting thi
lady "with the sly eyes and the mys
terious smile, and it is a tradition that
he became so attached to it that lu
afterward begged it back from the pur
chaser, since he could not live without
it. If the artist wus four yeurs ii
painting it, for fuur hundred yenr
artists and lovers nf the mystorloui
life uf the Renaissance ha,ve worshiped
hefore this picture as before a shrine.
The masterpiece, known to Knglish
speaking people as "Monna Lisa," but
mure proporly named " Lu Jocunde,"
was one uf the three or four supreme
art treasures of the Louvre. Critics
value it only second to the Sistine Ma
donna, and it is reported that the
French government recently refused an
offer of a million dollars tor it. The
Htoiies about the subject of the portrait
and the apparently everlasting discussion as tu the character shown hy the
face and the meaning of the mysterious
smile have made the picture not only
a valuable work of art, but a subject
of universal discussion. It is generally
believed that Monna—Madonna Lisa,
to give her thc preper form of title-
was the wife nf Francesco del Glucon-
du, a Florentine merchant. Leonardo
painted it at Intervals covering four
years, the sittings being brief because
lie could paint only when the lady
A number of explanations have been
offered ns to the motive ui the theft.
Some claim that it as stolen tu he held
for ransom. Others thut the theft wus
engineered by au American collet-tor,
who wanted to hnve a beautiful copy
mnde, intending tu return the original
(or perhaps the copy, who knowsI)
later to the Louvre. A third theory
is that the whole thing is a hoax perpetrated to show how easy it would he
tn rub the Louvre. A fourth explanation hus it thut the picture wus sttden
tn enable some mimomuuiac, uo longer
able to go to Ihe Louvre, to feast Ins
eyes  at   home  upon   the  object   of  his
The discovery of Ihe ease with which
the picture could be removed has led
to a discussion from which the only
conclusion to be drawn is that France's
art treaaurea in the Louvre have been
ver> Inndequatoly enred for. It cms
almost Incredible thut the painting,
which is nut ou can VIM, hut on a heavy
wooden panel, could he removed from
ils frame und curried nil* wil bout any of
the custodians of the  nailery realizing
what was going on. A cynical American daily remarks thut if the Paris
police are vigilant they can probably
arrest the thief when he conies back
to steal the Louvre itself! An Investigation mado during the few days following tho theft has revealed the fact
thut during the pust three or four
years more thnn three hundred works
of art have been abstracted from the
Louvro collection. The authorities
hove begun a vigorous campaign of in
vestigution, and it is reported lhat the
entire staff uf the gallery custodians
wiil he changed. The director has already been suspended.
It' wus by interesting coincidence
that, a few duys boforo the theft of
the famous painting from the I'uris gul
lory, there should huve appeared a work
of Action, anunyninusly published, pur
porting lo be Ihe story of the love affair between Da Vim-i ami Nfonnn Lisn.
The book, which is entitled "Mnunu
Lisa, nr the CjllOSt of the Womnn Hunl,"
claims to he u translation of "a dilapidated manuscript discovered iii a heap
nf rubbish in one of the old palaces of
Florence, which was undergoing altera
tions,"    On examination, we nro fur*
f Commons is no easy task in Iheso
days of strenuously contested eloe
tions; tu lose ono is a far simpler mat
A gluss uf beer given by a too genet*
ous cunvusser to a wavering elector, i
promise ui employment, uu omission in
the return of elections expenses, ur tin
issue uf u poster without the name anil
address ut the printer uud publisher,
aro a few offences, among many
fraught with grave conscquonceB to the
triumphant member. Itoceut election
petitions have shown Ihe truth of tilts.
If personally responsible for corrupt
practices, the unhappy candidate
conviction, is incapacitated for election
lo uny constituency for seven years,
and liis late election is rendered void.
Whether the candidate be personally
responsible, tif responsible only through
his agents, a conviction of illegal practices usually carries with it the latter
penalty, aud tho unsettled member has
before'him the option of retiring from
public life for u season or of once more
facing the music of uiiother contest.
It must be borne in mind, too, that
a candidate is, with certain exceptions,
liable for the illegal practices of all
persons who may, un the trial uf the
election petition', be held to be his
It is possible, however, to to have tu
vacate a scat iu the House under happier circumstances tliau these. -or
example, u writ may bo issued sum-
atoning a member to the House of
Lords; and, as peers of parliament aad
of Irish peers, not included in the -S
peers of the realm—with the exception
representatives of Great Britain—are
ineligible for a sent in the Commons,
tbe newly horn peer retires tu his rest
with blushing hoimrs thick upon him,
and leaves to some other aspirant for
parliamentary huuors the fierce turmoil oi another contest.
Acceptance of the "Stewardship of
the Chiltern Hundreds." ur, when tnat
ulliee is not available, the "Manor ui
the East Hundred," is, uf course, cquiv
nlont tu resignation, and is the usual
method nt vacating a seat in parliament.
There are three eases on record
where a member has beeu tppuinted
ugent of a militia regiment to enable
him to vacate his scut and stand fur
some other constituency.
The election of a member to the
House uf Commons can also be rendered void by bankruptcy or lunacy, but,
in such a ease, ...o seat is nut immediately vacated.
Six months' grace i- allowed by law
boforo the House cm order the issue of
a new writ.
A number of most interesting eases
have arisen out of the famous act
known as the 0th of Anne, the 20th
section nf which enacts that, if a member shall accept uny office of profit
front the crown, his election shall he
void, Imt such person shall be capable
of re election.
There are certain exceptions, how
ever, provided for hy statute. A few
ufllces of profit there ure acceptance uf
which dues nut entail Ihe vacation uf
a scat in the Common-, among them
being those of financial secretary tu
Ihe war office, governor nf the Hank of
England, and the ulliee of paymaster-
general. A further oxemptlon has been
made which provides thai u member
may accept other offices iu successiun
to the one fnr which he sought ro-oioc
without vacating hi*- scat.
Tlio new Turkey has both u real man
aud u real policy. Such, ut uny rate,
is tho firm beliuf uf Mr, W. T. Stead,
odltor uf the English Koviow of lie
views. Mr. .Stead spent thu month of
July in Consluntinoplo ami was accorded tho privilege of it personal interview with the Sultan. He describes
this mooting anil whut was said at it
in his review for .September. Of tho
Turkish ruler, he suys:
"The Sultan is u mun well advanced
in years. Of his sixty seven yenrs ho
spent thirty under coiistunt surveillance, which made him practically u prisoner. No man cun bo lung in eon-
fl no moil t, whether in a guul or in u
palace, without to some extent losing
nerve. The nerve uud muscle of his
iniml might well huve become atrophied
by prolonged seclusion from the busy
world. He bus not tin* keen, alert, decisive tenipernnieiil of a RoOSOVOlt, lie
hus not yet quite got his sen legs, Hu
is nut u mun uut uf which "a riding
Bul tun" is made. His character is
mure contemplative Ilmn executive. He
is given tu mystic reveries. Persist*
cut reports us tu hla ill health, although
us constantly denied, leave nu uneasy
impression thnl the value uf his life
is mil high from the point of view nf
an actuary of an Insurance company.
To put the case ut its worst with fmnk
brutality, the Sultan is regarded uh u
weak uld mun, reiuurhnhle neither for
Intellect, energy, nor resolution, advanced in yenrs nnd inline of hotly, who
is a mere puppet iu the hands of the
Young Turks. To soil their lum, they
summoned him In a throne whicli they
ure quite ready to provide with another
occupant ahould be cense tu be as clay
in their hands. ... It is true that
Mehmed V. is neither a I'eter the (Heat
aur a Malnuoud II. It is true that he
is advanced iu years, and that he has
lived most of his life us a recluse, finding eunsolution in the study of Arabian mystics rather than seeking his Inspiration in Blue-books und stato
papers. It may be true thut his health
is not of the best, antl it is undoubtedly
true thnt he was called tu the thrum
by the military pronounclamlento
which was exploited by the Young
Turks iu the interest of constitutional
Nevertheless aud nutwithstand
A convict, provlsionnlly sentenced to
ght years* hard lahnr, has been duly
and legally married in Paris to u young
woman named Blanche, n distant cousin.
The young lady had declared that she
would many the convict even if he
wore convict's stripe*. The convict,
whose mime was Curtice, sont word that
he was "willing" as soon as she could
manage it. The prison authorities were
Applied to, und guve their consent. At
the wedding the bride stood beside her
Ranee, holding his hand lor a long time
—the only hand thnt was free, for tie*
other was tightly held by the municipal
Hefore scraping new potatoes always
soak them let* half an hour in salt nnd
water. The offoct afterwards is wonderful; not only do the skins come oil'
much inure easily, but the hands will
hardly be stained at all. A little pumice stone ur hnlf a lemon rubbed uu
them will remove the slain.
When yuu nre about to sweep a room.
Hike a page nf uewspuper er other
wrapper, wet iu hut water, nul sqUOOSO
until it ceases to drin. Tear intu ploca
the size of one's hand uml cast all UVOf
iho carpet) then sweep, uml most of the
dust in the room, if you use your broom
judiciously,   will   he   gathered   in   tlio
Nn mutter how had general business conditions are the nun ing -picture
itd'istrv H never ut a Standstill,
g, 1 adhere to my deliberate convi
tion thut at the present moment the Stil
tun is the mun of the situation, uud
thut the hope of thc immediate future
lies in the opportunity which skilful
aud courageous Minister inny afford
him of carrying out the policy which
ho believes to he the best fur the maintenance and the preservutiun of the
Ottoman Empire."
Tho Sultan is tho man uf thc situation, Mr. Stead maintains.
"Ho is the mun of the situation—
lirst. because he is Sultan; secondly, because he is the Caliph of Islam; uml,
thirdly, because he hus gut fundamentally Bound ideus us tu the principles
uu which the Empire should be guvern-
ed. He muy be a weak, timid, irre-
sululo, inexperienced uld mun. Hut
he is still the mun un the thrunc, the
legitimute heir und accepted representative of the Bouse uf Othman, the recognized chief uf the Moslem world. Hy
virtue of his position, ut unco secular
and sacred, he cuuuts fur mure than uny
other human unit iu the Neur Kast. It
is in his name nnd by virtue of his delegated authority that government is
carried on. Nut even the incredible
betises of some uf the Young 'lurks
have been able to rob His Majesty of
the glnmor and tne glory thut ure Inseparable from the person of the Padishah. Abdul Humid traded on the credit nf the pusitiun fur over thirty years.
Mehmed V. limls the prestige of tho
throne unimpaired in the eyes of the
majority of his subjects, even by the
crimes of his predecessor."
Fur fmm being a conventional palace
puppet, his Knglish interviewer fouud
the head of the Turkish Empire, "n real
mnn—a man of slow, hut steady intelligence; a mnn genial und sympathetic
in temperament; u man modest and retiring rather than ambitious, hut nevertheless a man capable of firm resolution,
and not by any menus Incapable of
conceiving a high ideal uud adhering
to his purpose with uu altogether un
expected degree of llrniiiess. Above
nil I found in him it saving sense of
burner; u shrewd und kindly wit; u
willingness tu listen und to share ideas
with a stranger. There was uo affectation in the Sultan. He was a human
being in a very difficult post, wim
rather wistfully welcomed any sincere
converse nu the duties and responsibilities of his great position. He is not a
hustler like Mr. Roosevelt, nor a dramatic entrepreneur like the Kaiser, nor
u complete mun of the world like BU
ward Vll. Then* may he abuut him
a certain lacl< of alertness, horn of long
seclusion; hut nftor all has been said,
Mehmed V. is u good man—u kindly
man; a man with u mind und a char
actor of his own; a mun with a enn
science; ami besides all thut he is the
man who more clearly thnn uuy other
man whom I met in Turkey grasps with
u kind of inherited instinct the only
principles upon which it is possible tu
make the Ottoman Empire contented,
prosperous and strong. That such a
mnn should occupy the throne nt the
present moment in the heart of the Near
East is to me the most reassuring fact
of the preseut situation,"
What's the policy uf Sultan Melt-
nod \'.1 It Is Ilrst and fureimmt, we
ure told, the policy uf a constitutional
"But in the seennd plnce it is a pulley of one who, while being a loyally
constitutional sovereign, determined tu
guvern tnrough his responsible Ministers, Is a believing Moslem. Thirdly,
the policy of the Hultan, as he
plained it tu me and ns It hns beeu
expounded to me by one of the most
trusted diplomatists in his service, is a
policy of peace. So fur from lieing
responsible for the policy of Chnuvlnts
tie ugg**ession whieh in Ihe lasl tw*
years ims so profoundly dicredited the
governing junta at Suloiiicn, it is regarded by the Sultan with frank und
unconcealed    abhorrence.      His watch
word is pence. Of course, if tho integrity uf his Empire was assailed or
its interests unjustly attacked, Mehmed V. wuuld nut hesitate tu use the
effective instrument which Muhmuund
Chofkot Pasha is making perfect. But
if he hud tu sanction war he would du
so with a heavy heart. Fence, not
war, is the policy to which hu is devoted. This is nut thu expression uf
u more empty platitude. Tlio Hultiin's
idea uf peace is twofold, Ho far us the
Europonn powers are concerned, ho is
for friendship with all and untangling
alliances with none. , . What is
much mure important than his vluws
us tu the rotations botweouTurkoy ami
the great powers is the conception, the
stntcsuiaiilike conception, which hu
brought to the throne of reconstituting
the protective unity of the old fabric
uf the Ottoman Empire by a pulley of
fraternal co*oporatlou uud allianoo between Turkey ami the Christian states
which have been established nn the site
of Turkish provinces. The Htillan 's
dominant Idon is the creation of a
friendly oo-oporuttvo union, rather than
a federation between the Ottoman Empire on the one hand, nud Hulgariu,
(heece, Hervin, and M Oil toil Ogre 0U the
uther. Fourthly, the Sultnu is dond
against Ihe policy of enforcing uniform
ity of law, language, rollglou, or sys
tout upon all the races which inalie up
hla Empire."
One of the most disastrous mistakes
of (he Voting TurltH, says Mr. Htead,
dovoloplllg tills idea, cun he traced directly l<> their French cdticutiun.
"Their political ideas were framed
iu thu spirit of a French logician. They
Wore su obsessed by the idea of uni
fortuity that they went very near to
Sacrificing to tholr fetish  the unity  ul'
the Empire, The Sultan wus against
this centralizing, Turkifying policy
from the first. As constitutional mon
arch he was compelled tu see it curried
out iu his inline. Hut wheu in Albania
and in Arabia it brought forth its falal
fruits iu bloodshed, rapine, nml revolt,
he ventured tu assert his early and uu
conquornbto ropugnnuce to the policy of
Turkiftcntion. upon this subject 1 hud
a very interesting uml Intimate conversation with His Majesty. 1 had
been explaining the fundamental principles of the British Empire ns those of
liberty and self-government. The Sultan observed somowhat dryly that nations were sometimes like naughty
children—a little whipping did them
guud. When 1 pointed to tho good re
ults which had followed the adoption
of a Li hern I policy in Smith Africa,
the Sultan said, ' I knuw nil ubout General Botha and the Boers, hut don't fur
get yetl bad tn whip them tirst.' Then
he Went on to draw a parallel between
British policy in South Africa ami his
uwn policy iu Albania. He maintained
that his policy in Albania was like ours
in South Africa, and thut tho enthus
lastlc reception given tn him by the
Albanians when he visited Ku sovu was
a eluse parallel to the acceptance by
the liners of tlieir pusitiun in the British Empire."
The French army is about to discard
its brilliant aud gaudy uttire and to
drape itself iu sombre hues. In 187(1
the French uniform wns an almost unmissable murk fur Prussian shurpshout-
ora, whu upuu the next occasion will
find thnt they have u target almost indistinguishable from the soil.
The new uniform is not of khaki.
France never imitates another country,
for tu do this would imply a lack of
originality. She hns devised a clotli
Of a light greenish gray thut is almost
invisible against ordinary natural back
It is to be feared that war may be
cume unpopulnr if it is thus rubbed
of its sartorial splendors. Grout
changes usually come in unforeseen
Ways, uml it wuuld certainly be curious
if "the efforts of peace ndvocatus aud
their appeals tu reason should bo out
distanced by a change uf uniform that
renders the soldier less spectacular ami
therefore less interesting to the feminine eye. Forty years ago Julm Uuskiu, addressing an audience uf women.
said lhat war would disappear forth
with  if  the great   gnus  that  torn into
bloody fragments  the bodies of men
did but nlso crack the china upon the
dining room tables of England. lie
said that women kept ihe war fires
burning, and that they could extinguish
them by a word.      Perhaps the sober
lothiug o. the modern army will do its
part in destroying the glamour created
far more by UlO  uniform  thnn  by the
au whu wears it.
The raising nf the ancient Roman
limit from the bed nf the Thames hns
upied many weeks and has supplied
u new problem to the engineers entrust
ed with the work. The wreck wus
deep iu Ihe mud of the liver, and after
an Immersion of 1,000 years its timbers were almOSt us soft as putty. It
wns necessary to surround it wilh ii
wooden casing before attempting to lift
it, uud it was then drawn by fifteen
horses to its fluul retting place, the
night being chosen for tho junruey sn
that there should he nn interference
from the traffic. The ship is believed
tu have been one of tho first ever built
hy tho Romans for the defense of England, but whether it wus destroyed iu
battle or by accident is a matter uf
A fellow hasn't to sit iu n hammock
with a fnt girl unless he knows tho
A man frequently pins his faith to a
star, only tu discover thut it is a lire
No matter how little we love our
neighbors, we can seo no good reason
why they shouldn't huve a kindly feel
Ing for us,
Tn prevent lump chimneys from eruelt-
iug put them Into a pun of cold witter,
gradually heal until it boils, and let it
its gradually cool.
1 he Right of the Child to be
(By   Dr.   Woods  Hutchinson)
Your child didn't usk to bo horn j his affinity is a selective one. All's
into your illustrious family. He hud lish thut comes to his net, und every
110 Choice lu tllO HOlOQtlou of his parents,   thing  that   his  tiny   hands  can  clutch,
It. is for you to make him glad or sorry
that he cume. Providing that you havu
not poured pni.-.nis into your blood, or
been blind tiUOUgll lo choose, us youi'
other self, one whose blood is tainted
with disease, or mental ur moral titibul
a nee, you huve endowed him with n
high and illustrious heritage, a pedigree
reaching buck tn the very duwu of life,
a lineage beside whose aucieutiiess uud
distinction the urehives of Burke's
.Peerage, or ihe Almauiich do Quthu are
Imt as mushrooms and may Hies.
Tbo religion of tho future will touch
lirst, to every yuung man anil young
woman, rovorcnee for tho purity of tha
Kueo Stream, devotion to its safe
guarding and enrichment. What you
are Is o. fur greater Importance to yuur
child than what ynu do, short uf ae
iually neglecting him.
Portutialeh ninety Itvn children out
of every bund rod are well hur a uml
receive their inheritance from the ages
practically uu impaired. Our problem
i-i huw lo secure tu them full anil free
exercise ui ell the rights inherent there
in, nml the privileges tlmt appertain
thereto. However devoted yuu may bu
to yuur life's work, nr proud of yuur
success iu il, remember thut your child
will probably In* your chef d'ueuvro-
yimr uiOSl important and lasting ItCCOIll
pi nth ment Thruugh him yuu may in
llneiice generalinim yet  unborn.
Ynu are uul responsible fnr one nf
the parents of your child, but you are
for the other. Yuu cannot decide to
be or nut tu be fur yotirsell, hut you
nan for your child. Fortunately, nine
times uut of toil yuu may ulmnHt -dint
yuur eyes and take yuur chance, with
euuHdenco and safety - unless ynu cloBO
them tn koop from seeing glaring and
obvious defects. Choose the best that
yuu possibly can, ami nine times out nf
Ion yuu will do far belter than you
OXpeCt—and   quite   uh   WOll   as   ynu   de
serve- -if you only avoid the obviously
bud and unlit.
Two great forces nre at work iu your
child—Growth und Imitation. One is
:\n inevitable and almost ua little modi
lied by anything that you can do ns the
development of tht* wheat in the ear
in summer from the tiny green blade
in spring. All that is needed is plenty
of moisture, food, und sunshine. The
second, in its working, depends almost
entirely upon you. Well born your child
proba.dy is; whether he be well bred or
not, will depend upun what he sees
ibout him while he i» growing up. It
mak."* no difference whnt you teach
him, or write down for him us mottoes
in his copybook, or cause him tu com
mil to memory as rules of conduct.
These, by the mercy of Heuven. gu in
it one ear and out nt the other, or roll
off, like the proverbial water from the
■ luck's back. But the life you live
before him- -that will be redected in
liis life, an iu a mirror.
/ .fust be horn healthy and happy,
the heir to ton million years-thut is
'list:action and fortune enough. Wo
aro all millionaire*, in years. The differences between one child aud another
are but of throe or four generations
making; the similarities have taken a
Hum-and eons to build. The differences
in possibilities are only a lew chances
in the hundred, under favorable sur
rounding**. And these favoring conditions are so simple, sn modest - homemade un.l home-grown—bread, milk,
fruits, and sweets plainly prepare.I. but
scrupulously pure, surgically clean,
abundant, and of the best quality; tht.*
goes intu his mouth fnr one gnnd suck;
but It doesn't get any further unless it
sets up lho right '' rnuelinn," ur, aa
he would express it if he could talk,
"tastes guud." His mouth is his
"acid test" and a pretty reliable one
it is. There ure fow things that can
puss it thut ure not. real foods, genuine
fuel-—and the best  anthracite at that.
It has uuother advantage too thut,
like other chemical affinities, as soon
as it is sutlsited il. stops. It is an auto
matic, self-regulator, us good as a flout
ing bull valve; the moment his tiny
"tank" is full, the inlluw is cut oil*,
but as sunn as it. is em ply it opens
ii gain.
It is really hard tu overload n buliy,
unless ynu huve your nutritive fluid
too thin, ur ton thick. In the former
case, ho will stop before he hus got
enough coal under liis boiler; in the bit
Ier, he will OVorootll  hi 111 self before he
gets ihat comfortable sensation of gnu
era) distention iu his little interior,
which sorves him for a guide. Tht*
little ut a tune and often principle uf
feeding, a llxod and stingy number of
ounces ut oquul intervals, cun easily
be overdone, A baby 'a stomach has
tn he -itietched oceunionnlly in order
lu make it gruw properly, He ih a
WOUIltl lip " foudunielei'' witli an
alarm clock atttiehumnt, and can be
rolled Upon lo strike his i,wo meal
hours, when he does, Illl him up with
the right stuff and let him go until he
strikes again. Let him hnve plenty of
water, though, afler (he Ilrst ten days,
or ho will often tuke milk which he does
uot want Just for the sake uf its "wet
noss.'' In nursery Esperanto, the
smut* wurd moans hnth water aud milk;
Whonevor it in uttered within two hours
after .. meiil, wuter should he offered
Itrst, If he doesn't, want it, ho will
tell you so ut unce as indignantly ami
emphatically us a Kentucky colonel
would. You ought In be ashamed of
yourself trying to drown him. or give
him the dropsy.
Where in he to get this supply of the
real thing. Although, unfortunately,
he doesn't come Into the world loaded
like the real chrysalis 01 the chick in
the ogg. with enough nourishment to
curry him thruugh to the run ubout
stage, nature has provided a supply in
his Immediate vicinity, Mr. A. Ward,
in the ndvertisemoiitas of his famous
lecture, used tn announce that children
under one year of age would uut bo
permitted unless accompanied by parents, or guard la as] and fortunately
such an attendant is usuully found iu
close proximity to the human chrytali
in a state of nature.
Twenty years ago, there wu-. lum
outcry and much wagging uf head< ever
the fact thut this source of supply was
failing, a- a result of modern decadence.
Hu often und bo positively was >t an
tiou need as a fact, that even mothers
begun to believe it and act accordingly,
But one day, in one of the most de
rndent of modern countries, whore the
birth rale hud fallen below tin- that titrate and babies In consequence were
becoming valuable, it wus fouad c
looking into the matter thut the (teat!
rate was nearly ten times grout or in
bottle-fed children. Wboreuiic i au iu
genlous physician in charge -aid: "On
to, let us sec now how many of these
mothers can be fed aud rested and
trained, or bribed with chroma.*, and
other premiums into doing --. hstitutc
duty fur tbe bottle." Ami behold. .--'
per cent, of theoi were fouud cu.iuh*
fresh air of heaven upon bis face dayjtent to do so. .Society still provide)
.uul night, the better half of his time  pasteurised milk  -but it. gives U to thi
mother, instead of the baby, with .
lay-off ui two months from her factor*)
or Imr mill.
"But." •mid this pessimist, ' tit'*
thing eould not be done in the higher
classes, for there is where the true de
generucy is found." Whereupon tne
doctors worked out the same sum if.
their consultation uses un.l prlvote
practice, and got exactly the same aits
*.ir sleep and growth, sunshine--and
love. The man, or woman, who cannot
guarantee this much endowment should
never undertake to become n parent,
ttlven these things, whatever posslblll
tics   iiiiii   be   folded   within   htm,   like
arum pled  roaeleavca in the bud. will
develop  surely   and  safely.    If   he  bo
una   of   the   fortunate   lew   who   have
Irnwn the lot of power to snar like the
eagle, he will soar like the engle with | Wer—Indeed with less trouble, for th
Id- own wings.    All you have to do is I mothers  were neithet  overworked
In feed him  and give his pin feathets ■ starved.
room to sprout. |    |f you have u  baby, make it your
If ho be of the happier great mu ! business to be his source of supply,
jerity, born to the golden menn of for*Uvea if it takes all your time und at-
lent* und success, that level he will also * tentlon ior half a year. You will novel
reach easily, wholesomely, happily; and hare as good u ohanco again of lender
no hot house forcing on yuur part will ing yourself immortal in as shun u
lift him mure than a fraction of an time. You ma) huve uther talent-., tut
Inch above it. [none higher ur greater, than this.    Vou
Keep hun wholesome an. I happy until .will prote. t your child frum twu taints
ho is eighteen and he will earn nil lho! of the dangers of Infancy, and save
money bo can profitably use—more will vnurself all the maddening perplexities
lie a PUfSO to him lie is your proudest ]of top-milk, of percentage composition,
ind n:*H-t lasting achievement. Trent j pasteurisation, and feeding by the
him with respect and consideration ne*jounce. Vud you will avoid all the
cord lngly. Give him a fair and full plagues of Egypt, which hung round
chance to show what is in him, set him Ihe nursing bottle and ton often eilltnl
.•8. gnnd example ind his ancestry will nale in ue death nf thc first-born,
iln the rest, |    This is three fourths of the battle.
\ huby i* like a COCOOO, he is all Let the lupph which nature provides
•rrapped up in himself. If ynu ever' bo hbl SOUp and flsh nml meat and entree
try to unroll a very new one, you will and salad, wtth U llttlo SUgar, or beef
Und that he is all wrapped Up In uther juice for desert after the third month.
things also a most as elation-1 el v as a   and a little starch, when tut tore mIiuws
till, worm In fnct, un you take ofT
layer nftc* layer, you begin to woa.*ior
when you are going to come down to the
Iin by,    He   is   like  the  cocoon   in   If
lie is ready fur it hv pushing up his
little grinders thruugh the gum, at (he
sixth month. But the mure exclusive
he it-  in    his diet    fur the  Ilrst    nine
mdoUS power of growth, in the in | months, thi* better be will Ihuiri-di and
pvitablo certainty wiih which he will
develop— barring starvation or death
tu a fullgrown adult specimen of the
species In which he happens to he burn
in his somnolence, in the peaceful net* h
and placidity of hl« habits. And besides, he buiks like one--more than he
does like either nf 111*-   parent- !lt   least.
The only differences between him end
thc chrysalis nre, thnt he doesn't carry
a store ef nourishment sealed up inside
ef htm, and that his skin grows us fast
as he does, no thai  he doesn't  have tn
split up the bank nnd crawl out of it
e\ery two weeks, But he comes into
the World hmded, loaded with posslblll
ties, even if he doesn't have to explode
in order to "arrive."
He ic strictly up to date, ton, for he
hss nn 'iflinitv -a ehemicnl allinitv for
food. Ml vou have to do is to put
it within lean Hog distance of him. and
he will bo drawn toward it and "freeze
on to" it as a steel tiling to a magnet.
He hasn't an appetite—he i« one!    But
he fower finks of disturbance or in
feet ions he will run. II a vc us many
vegetarian *»r other fads as you like
yourself, but dun'I try them ou your
baby, if ynu want tn raise him he
isn't  built  that  way.
Nt* breakfast brans, or lettuce leaf
sandwiches fur him. Nothing but "hot
stuff." ami alive at that. Boiling. <*r
even pasteurizing, kills milk, and it
should he eaten alive and "direct"
frum "producer tn consumer." For the
rest, let him use his eyes as little us
In* wants to; he cun see nil he needs
to with his mouth. When he is hun-
gory, he would rut hei eat than sleep;
nud when he isti 't. he would rather
sleep than do anything else If he
wants to wake up. lot him. but don't
unduU encourage him in the huhit fer
the first four months. When he wants
to play, pluy with him- but don't
bother him when he doesn't! Ho Is
very hum just nt thi-* stage -growing
hard—nnd has little time for frivolity.
Above all, don't regard him as a vaudeville show for callers aud all his nd
miring relatives.
Tho true professional spirit is essen
tially modest, and among the highest
type of professional men the good of
the cause ranks higher than the gain
of the individual. Pride of place and
a laudable ambition to excel g» side
by side with n settled dislike of limelight exploitation nml any form of
newspaper notoriety. The ethical dis
tl notion botwouu tho trad oh nnd profos
sinus, which was so strongly accentual-
od iu earlier duys, and survives iu certain parts of the world even today, wus
bused originally upon the fact that the
professional man wus supposed to take
up his life's work primarily because he
loved both his profession uud the pen
ptci whom it might benefit. The per
sonnl gain which it brought was a so
COIltlury consideration. lu this respect
he wus distinguished from the mun ui
enmmerce, who bought and snld first
and lust fur pecuniary guiu. This
ethical distinction or dividing Him he
twoon the trades uud profossious has
largely disuppeiired; find wn an* sulll
nloilliy optimistic tn believe thut li has
ben due to a filtration ut the profos
sionul spirit into the commercial world,
A case in point nee ur red oil the
steamship * - Ciiriiintiiu '' when she re
0011 My put Into Halifax fur coal, uud
look advantage of tin* opportunity to
mil Ite somo minor repairs te hm- low
pressure turbine. A smull leakage
pipe, leading frum Ihe turbine lu tlm
condenser, hud developed signs nf weak
DOSS, nnd il been ine necessary to close
Certain   gates   which   were   inaccessible
from tho oxtorlor of the engine. Ordinarily the tin bines wuuld huu* heen
a Unwed to cool down fur repairs ui
this character, but in order to save from
six to flight hours' lime, which wuuld
be necesHiiry for cooling off, the engln
OUrS decided to take olf the mailbntes
and Bond one of their number in In tdoBO
the gates. This was done, and al
though ihe Internal temperature   was
ubout  17." degrees, the task was success
fully accompli shot..
Ifpon the arrlvul ui thu ship iu New
York the event was seized upon by the
daily press reporter, and a repair job
which wns designated by tho engineers
themselves a mere mutter of routine
duty, was uiugnitled into a story of stupendous heroism and magnlficout devo
tion to duty whicli, although it may
hnve provided an Interesting quarter
of un hour for the average citizen uver
his morning cup of coffee, served only
to provoke mingled consternation and
ridicule among the engine mom's staff
of the ship itself. Although a tern
perature of 17". degrees la scarcely that
tu which the average individual would
choose to take even moderate exercise,
it is u fact that in some engine rooms,
especially In the tropics, temperatures
huve been known to run up not so very
fur from that given. On certain warships, when the hatches are battened
down for battle practice, engine-room
temperatures have been kuown to run
up as high as 10*1 degree*-.
Thc British Columbia Lacrosse Team,
which came east last, year to compete
against the Ontario champions for the
Sir Donald Mann Cup, did imt huve tt
very satisfactory visit. It i*- question
able as tc whether they were well treat
ed or not. However. British Columbia
hits determined to have another try ut
it. The Vancouver Athletic (iub's
Amateur Team, which won the chant
nlonfhip of British Columbia recently,
baa sent n challenge to the trustees of
the Mann Cup in Toronto, aad asked
for dates. The Cup Is now held by the
Young Torontos, All of which goes to
show that la.-rosse is still the national
game in British Columbia, and that the
followers nf the game in tlmt Province
are earnest nnd enthusiastic sportsmen.
The lusrltlme Provinces ns n prom is
ing field for those who desire to e-tnb
lish uew Industries, or to profitably in
VOSt Capital in the exploitation au.. development* of natural resources, ts the
theme of nn interesting booklet just
Issued by the Intercolonial Railway.
The advantages ul many parts of
New   Brunswick   an.l   Nova   Scotia   are
ably presented in detail, together with
many cheerful facts that ought to im
press those who have capital ready to
invest in a new Held that in rich in op
Nobody Seems to explain, in the com
ment un the launching ut the rimidawa
nt Qulney, Mass,, what use Argentina
expects to have for the biggest buttle
hhip ia the world. In fact, the recent
activity of such South American conn
tries as Argentina, Brazil, and Chile,
iu building and equipping huge war
ship*. Is a phennnienoit n hj.-h must
stimulate surmise in more directions
than one, It is not long since Brazil'-*
navy mutinied und 1108N) caused a re
volution. Ih the flocking nf these
bristling    -sen minister**      in      southern
waters a sstToguattl or a menace to peace
mining the Suuth American states!
When tin* Rlvndnvlfi was launched, on
August   20,   from   the  Fore   Itiver Ship
building yards, ('resident Tafl nonl to
the   .iigentine  minister  a   telegram   nf
congratulation lu which ho expressed
the "sincere hope" that "your conn
try will find her useful unly for the
pence sho insures ami never in hostile
Argent inn's monster super dread
nought also Inovttably arouses the old
question. Where is this building ..f
bigger atot bigger warships gning to
leadf The Hivndavin is AM feel long,
while the Arkansas and Wyoming, the
ships of the American navy which most
nearly approach her in slxo and type,
are 'j;l feet shorter. lake the Arknn
ran nnd Wyoming, she is to have a
main buttery nf twelve I:! inch BUM,
but these are to have it radius of fire
of Ufi degrees ns against .") degrees
in tlir American VOttOls, Newspaper
reports of her displacement differ con
sidernbly, but the authoritative Army
and Nnvy journal places it at !!7,f.oif>
tons, as against the Arkansas' 96.000.
She will OOSt, Hay the dispatches, $11,
tn spite of recent intimation*, of a
reaction  toward  smaller battleships in
the British navy, remarks the New
• ork Iribunc, '<there is no evidence
that nny uther important J'nwcr ha-
BO math as seriously considered such a
policy. On the contrary, "the ton-
done) tuward still larger vessels con
tinues unabated." Mure and larger
gnus necnssiiate larger ships, As The
Tribune puts it;
"KurraguL'a principle, than which
then* Is none soundor, was that the
strength of a ship lay md in its armor
but in its arms, and tlmt the ship wus
strongest which had the moBt powerful
guns. Our ordnance experts are now,
as they believe, porjectlllg Mi inch gun-
The Dreadnought and the Utah carry
16-inch guns. Obviously n ship with
Hi inch guns wuuld be far superior in
one witli 19 inch guiiH. If, therefore,
lti inch guns aro found tn be practicable, the rule of efficiency will require
thai Wo have uhtpa capable of currying
thom. That is to suy, the primary and
fundamental problem is to provide the
Ilioat powerful guns. Then comes the
secondary problem of providing ships to
cany thnsn guns. The ship is made
for tho guns, not the guns for the
ship.    .   .   ,
"We may grant n ship should be us
small aud us swift, as possible, hu long
us ii is stable and strung ennugli lu
curry the guns. But stnallnosa is not
the desideratum nor the criterion, hut
mtlier ability to carry the guns. Thut
is the essential thing. Our ships
tllUSt be as large and as heavy us may
be  osanry for that."
A dispatch from Cjuincy to Ihe Now
York Timet mnkou the following inter
esting comparisons between the R|\*a
davla ami ihe latest dreadnoughts ui
the  principal   Cowers:
"The United States hus four battle
ships of the dreadnought type thut are
nearly as big as (ho Bivadavia und twu
uf which will be more powerful ho fur
as their main butteries are concerned
than the Itlvudtlvla will be. The Ar-
knuHits and Wyoming are 800 tons small
er in size, but curry Identical main
huttcrioH, while the New York and
Texas, the building of which ships is
uow under wuy, are 000 tons smaller
thun the Argentine dreadnought. The
New Yurk and Texas will mount ten 11
inch gnus, however, making their main
batteries the greatest ever placed on
board a battleship in this or any other
"Great Britain's nearest approach In
battleships are those of the King
George TV. type, which will displace,
when completed, 25,000 tons, und which
will mount ten 18,05 inch guns, next tu
the II inch guns that are tn be mounted
tn the United States ships New York
and Texas the most powerful naval guns
in the world. Groat Britain, however,
haa building a cruiser, the Queen Mary,
that will he bigger in displacement by
1,3.1(1 tons that the Bivadavia.
"Germany's type of dreadnought bat
tlcshiptf that can be compared to the
Bivadiivla are tho seven of the Kaiser
class, now in process of coastructlou.
These ships will displace 23,000 tons,
and will mount ten 12.2-inch guns in
their main batteries.
"Japan is understood tt* have in contemplation the construction of a dread-
nought of the same tonnage us the Rlva-
davlu. Ber dreadnoughts now build
ing, two of the Kawachi class, are 7.000
tons smaller than the Rivadavla, but
will mount main batteries of IS-lnch
guns equal in number to those ou the
Argentine ship. France has fuur
dreadnoughts of thu Courbet type pro
jeeted, which, when uompleted, will
displace 28,467 tons, and carry inuiu
butteries of twelve 12 inch guns. Italy's
biggest type is represented by the Cone
dl Cavuur of 211,700 tons, launched two
weeks ago; Austria is building two of
80.000 tuns, and Russia four of the Bul
ta>va type, which will also mount a
dozen C'-inrh guns, aud when completed
will displace 23^00 tons."
Stand charcoal in the larder in uot
weather If yon would keep it sweet.
Itipe tintuitu will remove inks-tutu*,
i roin tin* humK    Try it.
A clear fire for grilling can be ub
tulncd by sprinkling over it a tittle
whan polishing furniture add a little
vinegar to the polish, for it will give
great brlltianei to the surface.
When washing greasy dishes add a
lew drops of liquid ttmmoniu to uie
water. The work will be more quickly
and thoroughly dune.
Bugs should uot he -luiketi, hut hung
on » line in the open air und carefully
boaten with 3 cane beater kept for the
To remove paint from aprons, soak
the paint stain-* in u little paraffin uud
rob thoroughly till the paint i* removed,
theu wash in thc ordinary way.
I'ett carpel is apt to get dusty round
the edges. After sweeping, gu over it
with u damp duster nml you will be surprised how much dust i-urnes up, and
huw bright the felt will look after.
When cleaning up u fireplace sprinkle
some tea leaves amoag the ashes. They
will prevent the dust from flying about,
und will keep the room wonderfully
clean. Thi** hint should be remembered
for a sick room.
Ponders in summoi nre apt to get
rusty, foi they miss the daily cloaniug.
To prevent this, take a doth with a
little sweet nil on it, and rub all the
steel parts lightly. This will not shew,
und takes off the ill affect of the
KU (tapers can tie made thus: Melt
some resin, and while soft add to it
swept nil nr lard to make it. when cold,
tlu* consistency of honey, spread this
mixture un square- of brown paper and
place in convenient place-. When cover
.-.( with Hies euro the paper
There are small oloolrlc drills, whieh
derive  their  power   from   incandescent
lamps circuits, These -hills nre rendily
curried about hv hand, and in ordor to
upernte them it Is only necessary to un*
screw n lamp and -crew on in Its plnce
the connect ing nut which sends the
current through a portable wire tn the
drill. With drill- varying in dlnmoter
frum I to IS mill mot res, nnd revolving
trom 1)800 to jJSOO turn* per minute, a
power of HO ta 1.00 wnttS may he used,
with currents up to 250 veils. Larger
drills, with slower revolution, require
from ISM t„ i,|.-,n watts of electric
The Doctor Wileys of
Pure food regulations nud bonded
ware houses were known thousands ut
years ago, und the uoccionte of hlgypt,
Palestine. ^Jrooco, aad Boms had their
Doctor Wileys, oven us we of the twen
tit'th contury have ours, according to
Dr, I'M ward Oudoinnii. who road a paper
uu the subject before u recent convention of itavoriug extract manufacturers.
After noting that in the tomb of King
Ainenophis 11., of Kgypt, jars of appnr
Olltly fresh hoiiuy had been found, lie
goes on to say, according to an ub
struct printed In Tho Amor lean Grooori
" Professor Goorga A. Bolsnor ot'
Harvard University discovered lu thu
excavations made in I'ulostlns, the Hist
uud earliest, specimens oi liobrow writ
ting, dating buck to Sfil) B.C. TllOUO
wm tugs were ou tablets, labels ou wine
and nil jars. The small hits uf pot
lury nn which I he descriptions wore
written were a different kind of pottory
than the jars, und evidently were iu
tended to be uttuched to the necks of
t he ja is, just as we do today wu
seals ami lags, These labels mention
the year iu which the wine was lti I
down In the collars of the palace storehouse, and give tht* name uf the vine
yard frum which tlm wine cumo. This
is a custom uf today. The lubels on
tiie nil jars stated 'A jar uf pure oil,'
mentioning the district from which tae
nil came. No different from tho cus
turn of today. This simply shown tnat
pure fund labels uud bonded wurohouses
were kuown ubout 8,700 years bofore
eveu I'r. Wiley discovered thero Home
■J"iil years ago the Italian poet, physician
and chemist, Kranecscn Bodi, of Florence, made some quantitative food nv-
amlnationa. Not having a hnluace
weighing to within 1 -100,000 of uu
ounce, us we have today, ho ovorcamo
the errors of inaccurate weighing by
using 100 pouuda nf substance for each
determination In this way he found
pepper tu contain 65.1 per cant, of ash
and ginger to contain 5.!1 per cent, osb,
He went a step further aud touched
out these ashes and determined the
amounts of soluble and in-oluhle ash05.
We do the same thing today and our
results ant not auy morn accurate than
those of Hedi, whose figure* of 8ff0
years ugo showed pepper and ginger
to meet today's requirements.
"About the same time Robert Boyle
determined the ash in some 550 differ
ent vegetables, also determining tlm
specIQe gravity uf the soluble sub
stances, the extracts, aud used his de
terminations of judging the purity of
the products, their freedom from adulteration, In 1710 Krancis Bacon pub
lishod his tables of s| icific gravities,
uud in 17St Vanden Sande published
his results on the ' sophistication of
"The invention of the microscope
about tbe eighteenth cuiitury enabled
Antony vuu Loeuwenbock to disco ver
carTein nnd thetn, the: acttvo principles
of coffee and tea, und ia an actual extract of (topper he also di**KOvered its
active principle, piperiu. Leeuweu
hock can bo designated us thc lint real
food chemist.    .    .   .
"Archimedes was perhaps our first
commercial chemist, Ho sjwayed
metals nud used for his method the
change in specific gravity of alloys as
compared with the specific gravity of
the pure metals. He was really up
with modern times, using volumetric.
methodsj measuring the wuter displaced
by the metal ns compared with the:
wuter dlspJaeed by same woight of its
alloy. Pliny tells us of the frauds
practised by the bakers of Naples, wbo
mixed it white earth with the flour and
he also tells nn that even the rich of
h'..me wert! nimble to obtain the natural,
unadulterated wines of Fatorno, The
city of Athens had its specia! wino Inspector.   .   .   .
"The guilds in Bagland took notice
ol food adulteration and among the
main special ordinances were some on*
forced by tbe Pepperers OuiJd on con
dimonts und spices. Spices, condiments
and aromatic substances coming from
the lodias unit Arabia were of high
value and this no doubt ucocunts why
so many ordinances and regulations
refer to them,"
In Prance, the writer goes ou to say,
a statute of l'J*l*'J forbids the adulter*-.
tion of boor, Hampliag from the ori
ginal package wus recognized as early
as 1871 when u decree of the Provost
ni Paris compels tavern keepers to per
mit ii purchaser of wine to see it drawn
from the original cask. An ordinance
of 1.1.10 forbids the mixing of wines
und the giving of a hilse nam** or fiUe
age to wine, which is precisely our re
quirefuent today. VVo rend further:
"In Nuremberg everything wus ofll
cially Inspeeted and the penalties wen*
such that records of second offenses do
nut exist.      lu 1141 one man was hutu
od alive, using as the fuel his adulterated antTroo. Tu make the non ad ul torn
tion  of saffron mure effective, the  foi
lowing year twu men and one woman
were buried alive with their adulter
a ted products. Whether this was
'making the punishment lit the crime'
muy he questioned, but it certuinly at
tniiied the desired object nf preventing
a second offense by the parties Involv
Od. In Augsburg offending bakers,
short  weight or  impure flour, were put
intu u casket, hung on n long pole aad
ducked  in :i  mnihly  pool.      No special
attempt was made to have the mud e-
porlalB soft, and the final result was
generally fatal; at least no rooord shows
that any baker was puni*>hed n second
time. When in doubt as to the exact
person guilty uf the offense, the whole
fnmilv, including employees, were -luck
ed. At Bierberleh on the Rhine in
IW2 a suspected fnliifier of wine waa
made t*» drink -i\ qua ts of his own
wine, and as he die.) from the effects,
the adulteration was considered nroven.
The time limit of the drinking was a
very short ono. from the meager de
script ion of the proceedings 1 would
judge not much over n minute or two.
"In many other loCQ I lti OS during the
Middle Ages adulteration of foods or
drugs was punished with mutilation and
capital punishment for second offenses,
hut generally first punishment, wus of
such a ebnrnrter that death ensued in
must coses.
' In tact, adulteration by the lower
or working okiasee wu- considered a
greater offouao tUnu i.jghwa,*, rubbery
or murder, Indulge**.) in by thu nobility."
Japan is Buffering frum over-populs
tiou, and has thi.- i';u fouud nn remedy.
tVbuii omigrutlon to North America
aroused hostility, tho .lupaiiesc Govern
moot turned to South America, only to
iind wages so low then- thut the J ipse
c*su omigrauts ueurly starved. b'ui
m.co Asiatic labor fouad itself uadei
bid in the labor market, and Mr. Haiti.,
diioctor of the Ijuilgratfon Hurean ul
1.1m I'Yieign Uupurtinont, declare*, in the
Tnyko Koixul Kut-tahi (Tokyo Economic
Journal) that Japan has virtually a ban
dined the South American experiment,
and is at u loss for any othor outlot,
The discouraging conditions prevailing
there he describes thus:
'In Latin America then.- Is no st
racial nutiputh> toward tbo Japo
such as in prevalent In North Ame.iru
A- a rule, Houth Americans are frlondly
toward our Immigrants, und Ln some
canes even the gov or nun atfl OT0 in ell nod
to favor Japanese immigration. Bal
all those attractive fuaturoj are ie! at
naught by thu dlaadvaaUgiM and bard
ships which nur Lmmigrants have to
combut. In tin- flrsl ph.-.-, .-kiuth
American climate has proved uneongeo
ial to thorn. As a rule, cur -forking
men have romarkable adaptability tn
all -torts of climate, but iu South timer
tea tho health of our immigrants w«...
greatly afflicted. Bven more ittsadvaal
agoou*. than this bt the fa.it that la
South America wagee of fa-borers u--- ia
low that uur Immigrants Had it mp.-*,
Bible to improve their lot to We, wtM-li
wus their sole aim in g*-ing to * i**, ilk
tant land. Not unly were the,, noahlfl
to save anything uut of U:eir Mimiiiajs,
but thoy became so •iedtttutw tour. tiVy
had to ask their home government for
succor when obliged to return Ihioii- to
their native country on aeeottat el Ul
noss or some other iinajrpocted ici
In view of these unfavorable sireum
stances, the Japanese Oovenunsnt fait
constrained to step tu aad id • se ihe
emigration campanl-ae not to send u •
more emigrants ro **W*;/i \ n- ■•■■ i
Moan while, the Japanese popahui-ta •
increasing as repldiy OS -*rw-ir. Where
is .input: to send her surphw pomUt on '
"It it regrettable." -*ny-*j Y!r Seitu
"that we can not Snd a eaaattj m im -
our immigrants will <> wwe-.!•?'•.-.• u i
whom labor ron-llt i tr*« man m
would materially ssaist them i top-re-v
ing their hit."      But:
"To maintain her prestige uul im
friendly r.d.ttion* with f'ir*»i^'i : ■,_, in
Japan is forced t*. refrain tr-ita wu i*
emigrants to those POUtttrttW wrier? ..,■
olar sentiment Is ogalasfi them, n i •
over, it does not bespeak tha s*lMfananM
state of a country .mr.; it son tor. fad
enough omptoyawnt at home fo- ti ~t
population. tf •*.» •m,t thriving mt m
trice nt home, there woiii-t ;•» in ietsl
to send emigrant*! ibron.1, on tftg 'in
trary, we would Itova r-» ..-•«• mr to**'**
and keep all oar worin**><3i*ui it t.im*
Tho only satisfactory safatfu if Me
mush-mooted emigrnuoa qtwntuin :*«•*. ;.
seeaiH to me. iu the l*r.*e^rcm-*n'*. • im •
Industries ta such un ethane sin: ii-
luboring i-ln.-j-* will ao .ons**--- *).* am
polled to seek employafta**. ia bntgn
land-t. lien--.' it behoovt^ u» u o*-*t*t
all our energies to the auitfiatioa t~
the arts nf peace, to th** •.tyl4--*tu:.-.n mi
our own country, whi-*h. ta.mi^ti Itfl-tftad
in area, -*till eoutnlns eonsJd*atnb*te r'.t.
low lauds that DUght to ii** r"e'u.n-!.-t.
nnd, above all. to th* Ew-pto*fenumt if
our in-luiit'iul n'-tho*!* and -i-fice'*'**. '»
accomplish .all this, dee time -n^t ba
allowed. A world of thrtring Endas
tries can not be ,;rc:*,r*-«.i nil ol i nd
den, like Aladdin's ooJaco, fist tama
years tn come, therofore, we th.i' -m*
obliged to send onr irmTiflr*8u *,.j Rorra
nnd Manehuria."
Kermi!    Uoooevolt,   Who   H'compuoel
hit* famous big game huntio/ axyaditina
in Africa, i*. now ia tlle w-»rl*i ,i H*xm
Brnnawloa with three oth*r AnMrfeai *
and a party of gnii-w. T\my jre oot
after spexumena of N'e-w Brinsv.eii
puna for the rfmithf*ooiaa Eaotitate
and Nation**,! Mnseum **»t WaaUngt M
They a*e osjw.-iilU anxions to gat apeei
men.-* of moose, caribou and tx***.*-**r. hot
wil! also collet othera,
Recent consular re|-*ort-' deaeribe »
u»*w form of life pre*terv*»r, wn.-Ji t* «
proposed to intiolueo into ta« fr-er-ot.-.
Navy. It consbrts of tw«» nrinuntog
eusbiona bound together by st-»ph md
arranged to lie upon lb-it tireunl tod
back. The novel feature of tht* upnur-i
tus iji an electric lump, which -t srera
on the forohead. The lamp burns .1 or
♦ hoars, and li provided w-th i reil.-*
tor,   which   thrOWS   lti   light   for   *   diS
tance of levnral buadrod ytrax at night.
The life priwrver ejn he buckled on a
■T second**
While Kil Bo-y-o-th, the prlnceas of
the Miami*., nt the ugo of lul, wua run
ning down through Indiana in an auto
mobile to witnes-* a ap**8*HJW-ulsr repri
duction of the battle of Mtaiiaslfl jwa-
Iought in 1818— Bva 0*veaimat ng'l
twenty, last of the ebtldrnn of Qtronl
mo, thc famous war chiof of tha
Apii'-biM, was dying of coaeumption ia
the military reservation at Port BUI,
Kil Ho-Quah i> the only survivor of
the tamtuiH battle. She :*t a n*e-** id
Chief Little Turtle, who soauuandod the
war party of the Miamis. Kil Bo
t^imh roproaonts the fadlaa rearotl ac
cording to an Indian 'a real mode «>f life.
She was a woman -and an old woman,
practically, hefore th*" rrajfl of civi'iw
tion enme upon her. Tbe d-iughter of
the Apaches with the blood of one of
the greatest fighter* ii u gnaoratton in
her veins represente*) a child roared out
of her sphere. She suooHAihod to a
disease oi ctvilimtioa before the wna
well started in life, FREE mW, OmUdWAOK,   flRlTTSff COLUMBIA.
New Jewelry Store
A New Jewelry Store is now
being* opened up next to T. J.
Policy's office on Young street.
First quality goods only, and
all repair work done promptly
by   an    expert    watchmaker.
Creates a New Business
Revives n Dull Business
Enlarges an Old Business
Rescues a Lost Business
Preserves a Large Business
Saves a Failing Business
Secures Success in Any Business
The Free Press
All Cleared.    Beautifully Situated.    High
and Dry,     One Mile from City on good
Price $200 per acre, on terms.
The Chilliwack Specialist
ISLAND.   Concluded.
Tin1 conformation of tlic block of
Inuil wo were especially interested
in comprising an aron of '25,(10(1
acres is of an nndulnting nature,
Starting oloso to tho beaoli of tho
big sail wator lake on whloli we
worn oanipod, tho bind risen to a
rldgo or bonoli from twenty to thirty i
foot above son levol. This plateau
extonds norljiorly for about half
a mil© to throe f|iiat'ters und thon
there is a more or loss abrupt do-
scent, tn ii long slope torminiiting In
a flat, or small valley about hnlf a
milr in width, lite bottom watered
mul drained liy tt beautiful oloar]
crook, flowing steadily, Tho land
then rises again tu anothor rldgo
about tin' same us the previous one
Imt ii trifle hlghor, descending once
inuil' tu ii bin flat, extending about
n mill' und along the east and south
sliufi's nl' :i pretty lake of about
soventy-flve to eighty acres in ox-
tout. Tbo tthoros aro of solid
ground und haroapnrty of surveyors
bud camped during lbo summer us
evidenced liy tbo remains of their
camp.    Wo WW  told  tlmt   plontv
uf trout could bo caught in this
wnler. At tbo north end uf tlir
lake wo again mounted to the lop
of a rldgo. The undulations occur
fairly regularly and in the main
tbeir directions Is slightly north
oast and south west numerous
creeks and rivulets afford ample
drainage to the land as there is u
good How to all of thorn even now,
when there is no ground under
cultivation and in many places as
is the ease in all wooded country,
tbo watercourses are more or less
damed up by drift aud   rubbish.
Now aa to the quality of the soils.
The ridges are composed of a vcrv
slightly gravelly soil, the color being a reddish yellow to a dark red,—
of a loam nature, with enough
suggestion of clay to make it good.
The mountains on the west coast,
being of a sandstone formation
principally, no doubt account for
this soil formed liy glacial action und
crosin. In fact the ridges generally
might bo taken as lung low ribs
of the hills spreading out in an
easterly direction, Thuugh of
course spurs will run out bore and
there from those ridges at different
angles. The timber on these ridges
is composed of spruce, cedar and
hemlock, There is no red tir on
thc Island. The trees on top of the
high ground are fairly largo running from twelve inches to three
foot in diameter. They carry their
weight well up and for the most
pari are oloar of limbs for fifty to
one hundred feet. A good deal of
tbe timber looks ubout the same as
our second growth lir, that is as
regards size  nnd growth.
Splendid timber for piles, bridge
timbers, ties and soforth. Tbe
amount of really valuable saw
timber is small except on the lands
slaked for tinilior limits, which
lands are confined to the banks of
Ibe bigger lakes and rivers and the
shores "f the Salt Luke, or Masset
luli-t and Harbor as ii should be
Their are all told 00,001) acres of
slaked timber on tho islands.    The
soil uf the slopes, sulile III them
quite gradual and a mile in extent,
is much the same in quality as the
ridges except, that a splendid dark
brown leaf mold is mote apparent
and deopoilS to eighteen inches or
more ns you get to thc bottom of
the slopes,     Here the  timber   is
lighter and  uioro scattered   and
whereas the tops of the ridges have
uo undergrowth,  except fern and
huckleberry, the slopes are, covered
somewhat with huokloberry, salmon-
berry, orabapplo.  salal, and cranberry.   Though only here and there
is the underbrush  thick,     Apart
from the windfalls walking is easy.
Tbe. bottom lands are. composed
of a very rich brown soil of decayed
vegetable mutter and decayed moss
with u subsoil uf  a  sedimentary
clay   nature.   There   is in   most
places a covering ol live muss varying in depth frum six inches tu a
foot, though here and  there  yon
may find spots or acre* of live moss
still in formation and very deep.
These are. few and far between on
tbe land we inspectd, but it. is said
that on  the oust side uf thu Island
these ureas  are  large and  not so
scarce,   ln fact along the east coast
and towards the south end of tho
island they become veritable muskegs.    It seems lo  bo tbe fashion
in these northern latitudes lo  IiiIh'I
everything muskeg that is wot or
swampy.    Tlio bottoms that   we
traversed were swampy  from  the
fact of being moss covered and the
natural drainage  not  opened   up.
lint wo did not como across any
places where we sank uver our   uppers, and this sort of swamp may
be encountered un much uf the luw
lands in   Chilliwaek,    Sumas   or
Mutsqui in the winter months.   As
tiie bottoms are all intersected with
creeks and all creeks nre running,
tho   drailmge  is really   a  simple
matter and only needs the ordinary
efforts of the settlors.   Those lands
are like meadows to a great extent
and a good proportion uf the ground
ia open or only  studded sparsely
with small bull   pine and stunted
cedar, hemlock and spruce.     Some
sections further north arc still moro
opon with considerable stretches  of
wild grass, of a blue joint nature
Still the flats are well supplied with
cranberry, both low bush und high
bush.   There is no   peat on  tho
Island. One moss stretch wo saw
hud been slightly ditched and then
burnt of)' with the result that, the
muss had disappeared ami a heavy
growth of wild grass hud taken its
place. Along the dirt cast up from
the ditches here and there clover
ml timothy seed hod been scattered and both had made a splendid
growth with a good strong stiff
steam. 1 have no doubt that the
moss meadows, except where live
moss is very deep, could all bo
treated in this way and brought into cultivation ono year after ditching.
Now us nearly every eighty acre
plot would have some high land
and sumo luw land, the settlers
wuuld have as rich a soil for dairying and stuck as any where in the
World and wuuld also have good
(concluded ou page sixteen)
" Creditors Trust Deeds Act
1901" and Amending Acts, j
Notice Is horoby given tlmt Anciiinit.n
PCM'.IN     Mrl'.AI'III.UN     of    ll"'    Cily   ul
Ohllilwuok In iliv County ol Westminster
and province of Itriiiah Columbia, Contractor, by Deed dated Ifttli December
I'SI I, uiwi|!iieil tu ,l.nis Hi sin Aaunci.l,
ol llie aalu City al Olillllwaok, Accountant, in trust lor the benefit ol his erodl-
mis all his personal property, real cstaUi
credits nml oll'oola, which muy Ik' seized
under execution except what cm. la.
claimed hy him ns exemption under the
"Homestead Act."
A mooting o( ihe creditors win held at
tho olllco ol J. 11. Ashwell, accountant,
Room 15. Westminster Trust Huilding ou
Friday December 22nd, ut three o'clock,
U. IU.
All persons indebted to the said
Archibald Duncan MiKaciisks ure
requested to pay the amounts due hy
them to the assignee ni'nresaid forthwith.
And furtlwr tuke notice thut uil creditors ure required to forwith tile with me
the suid assignee, full particulars ul their
claims duly verified and the nature ot
the security (ii any) held by ihem.
And also notice is hereby given that
alter tin' 15th day of Malory IK12, the
assignee will distribute the usavta umong
those parties entitled therein, having re
gnrd thereto only, lo the fully verified
i-lainisof which he shall then have had
due notice, and will not lie responsible
(or the ossctH, or any purl thereof so
distributed, to any person or persons uf
whose debt or eliiim he shall not then
huve received such notice.
Dated at Chilliwuek, ll. C, the 26th
duy of December llill.
.1, II. Asnwti.i, Assignee.
Dollars to Spare?
We have perfected arrange-
incuts with a  Land Company by which we are able
to sell
Dairy Land at $7.50
per aero
Mixed Farming Land at
$12.50 per acre
Fruit Land at $17.50
per acre
in 40 Acre blocks.
It. is fully guaranteed by
the owners, and while it is
not close lo exist inn railroads, within live years it
will bo opened up by a
trans-eoiitiuciital ruad and
will then pt'OVO a true
monoy maker for anyone
owning it. Booklets and
maps flee at our ulliee.
Terms on laud:
$50 cash, balance $10
a month at 6 per cent.
;    t. 0. Mi 247       rkOBt ns    ;
ChilliwacK, B. C.
DftfcsSMAKiso—Miss Carvolth fill
be pleased to see her customers, at
her hoineonCorbouldstreet. Phone
i!87 or at the Woman's Kxcbange
in the Hart bloek, on Tuesday
afternoon from two to five p.m.
ChilliwacK Orchestra
Chilliwack  Orchestra,   Six  or Eight
pieces, open for engagements.
Air. White, Secretary.
Suckling Piss.   Kat Hogs. Store Hogs,
Veal Calves, Sheep and Lambs.
Stanley Uisiicfhice,
Our Thanks to All
Our customers for their valued
patronage during the past year,
and wish all a very happy and
prosperous  year  during  19 12.
Barrett & Banford
J Phone 87
Chilliwack ^
§ We thank all our friends and customers for their patronage during the past year, and trust J
% that same may be extended to us during the coming year. We extend our best wishes for a a
3 Happy and Prosperous New Year. ^
a Don't forget the Wisdom Contest closes at eight o'clock on Saturday evening, Dec. 30. During i
2 the Christmas rush a number failed to hand in their estimates. These may be given in any time g
*" before the close of the contest when they will be filed in order. I
...     The Jeweler. | OHILLIWAOK FKEB PRESS
Una) glow iii ttie I'ii.'.', sparkling eves,
vivaoloua Bplrlts ur.. uil tlic outuoino of
Kiuiil 1.1..ml. Nn suriir way usists of
purifying and onrloliing tha blood tlinn
In use Dr. Hamilton a Tills.     Ily tholr
(jiiitle ii.'iin i tlie bowels, kldnoya
ami liver thoy titter every Impurity
from tin. system, leaving it wltolOBOIIIO
anil fltile to ilu tlle work IIQdllSBIiry for
llm innlntoimnoo of lienltli.
To he wnll, look well, und Cool always
ul. yenr best, use I'r. Hamilton's l'ills
of Mandrake nn.l Butternut, u truly
wonderful uodlolno for young nud old.
Price B5o at nil dealers.
Beginning with tlio rerord liolglll of
;t,.'tOO metres (10,H2(1 feel) senre.l by
Captain Kollx u month ago, a number
nf altitude rocords havo been mado
will, utul without a pasanngor,     Caji'
Iniu lYIix, wim Hies ii lllerii.t, Iinnii!
Ins HTiiril wlien prael Ising for ll flight
uurosa tlic Alpa. On tlio -Itli nil., in
l-'raiii-e, Lieilteuiiiit  I'.lnr.l sturle.l frum
Muiir Ioii  willi  n   puuongot und ul
linie.l ll  liolglll  of 8,000 ini'lri.H (ii,!iliu
I....I)  ..ver Hissonnes.      Tlie au  day,
in Kuglnii.l, "liver de Montiiliiit ronoll.
.,1   2,n00   metres   IS.'Jilll   foot)   Willi   il
paaaungur.     On  lliu  Insl duy of tlio
I'llleilgO    It,......    I.ill.-..Ill     lli'llrllv    lllllll..
tin. world's nllltuilo record by climbing
to D holglll "I 11,1'IS III.'II.'S (ll.lilll
foot) in one lioill uu.I 'IS minutes. He
nUnlnoil this gronl liolglll In u Uurtlas
"lioadlosa" biplane, un.l Ihrlllod lho
apoctaturs by u daring doacont iu
aplrula alter liis gnaollili) imis evliiiusi
,.,l iiniM-liv's iieiiinl height above son
level  wns I2,C0H foot.
Tlm houaowifo who bn» to choose bo
tween ti good innlil wub u iIImj hoail
or iincloiinud windows on tho outside
will woloomo ii new mop foi jnat such
purpoaoa, lt is provided villi n linndlo,
ui which it works ul rijilil mtgloa, nnd
nm bo munlpulntod on tho ..uisiile of a
window without putting as much na a
baail ovei the sasb.
II, may be harder to gol tho eaui-t
amount of polish producod by perching
perilously un a narrow lodgo, bill with
praetloo rI»s» can be kept oloar with-
nut risk to tho cleaner.
A Boon for the Bilious.--Tlie liver
is a vory sensitive organ .'irol easily du
rangod, When this occurs thoro is un-
iluo sei-retirtn of Idle and tbe acrid liq
i i.i flow. Into tho stoiuii.h und sours it.
II is ii most distressing allmont, uud
mini are prone to it. In Ibis eon-
illtion n iniin finds the b.'si remedy in
I "a i melee's Vegetable Tills, which are
warranted to speedily correct ihe dis-
enter. Thero is no better lllodlcino in
tbc enlilv list of  pill  leuiedil'S.
Cor. Portage Ave. and Fort St.
-.warded lir.-t prize at Worl.l's Ki
posit im. on its work nn.l mothoda,
Wm.. for n fr atalogno.   Wealao
give iiistruetion by uiaa'.
Every Woman
ta tiiansM-l ead tarn* taow
■Mut tW weam rtei
MARVEL WUrttic Spray
tm* n*w Vafia-I 'inm'.    l"*t
-M«l CMNni-oi    IftUiMW
.■ti.iiii-,       A.» j**e
I dr***"**-** farJX   «_
IT, O.I-
Your Liver
is (Hogged up
Tlv»l'a Wkf Ye-a're Uni   Qm at
l nu. sua tea, ami ran
Genuino mmUi Bignatur*
The Rocking Chair
Well, Well!
,«.-.♦ ANYONE
.can use
dyed ALL those
of Goods
-mlth thc SAME Duo.
I used
OLCAN and SIMPLE to Use,
NO rfcf.ncT ol urJai ihr WRONU fiyr lor the Good*
im. h»*i.ni.lof Allt-olot- Irom your Pun*let at
DeaUr. PKMpMor Card an J SIOKV RooklMll,
Tht- Jirfiw*wti-Rit-haniM>fi Co.. Umltf-I, *..*-*■ t-t-al.
SUA'Kit und mftuvo of sen holly, foxgloves ul] purple uinl
i.ells blue tin Hfla  in tin- -tinI)f_;ht, daisies like stars in
a ruw.
I'hlox w liuit! Iht1 wind lovc-H to I in (fur witli a soft little HOIltlfl
like, ruin
Those ar** my gurdoii'H glory at Uio fall a' tba yeor again.
Rosemary's groon and gray tanging, buttil ami bulm and ruo,
Thyme in riott Clishloim of purple, lavender's mlats nf blue;
Mignonette's ruroot and ninopr. lad'n lovo and inarjorlaliio—
Those make tlio bwcoI o' my gnrtloii -it tbo Cull o tho your
a gut ii.
Ilollyhookti splendid in satin, poach-b uod and pinlt and ponrl,
Pit chain a tiko oardropa (or fairies »Hwing lo the wind's Boft
wli it I,
,\ iit'iiHincs curved like pule boo shells llial oho Hah tin* whvob'
'Mong ilii'in I roam noVr romomb'rlng tbc fall o' tba your
Hut, after ;ill, it imi t tin1 gulden tlmt is OOCfUpVlng
itillftdy h nurtioulur tlmo and attontlou In "tho fall o tlm
yilflr.      Nnt. if i*lio is a pnntieiil homo koopor, it i«ii'i    It'-*
ttlO inutile nf tlie hOUBO, llflt tllO Oil til Id 0, ileitinii'ls liar niniesl.
oonttidoratloii. Tbo prottv wicker porch furnltttrrj must bo
storod in the attic to iiittKo room fur cosy onso-invitlng arm
I'liini'H uinl couches "dono" in worm, non tinta tlmt match
tin*   (lumen   iii   (lie  griltO   lire**,  blii/iiij;   in   tin*   libnirioB  and
living ro  lie.iiiiiu the.M* Bhtirii fall ovonlngs    Tho ham
nun'!. plllowH nro tu be Hhnkon from tholr dainty ornsb ami
iiiubIIii mul linen i-oviM-a and put im*1 velvet, lapoatry, I oat hor,
nr BOIIIO iilhi'l ef the (ioSSOII Iind tine drorSSOK llmt help \n mnko
IhlugH look bright mul "comfy" Innido, while autumn rnins
ure  fnlllng  uml  tin* yollow, froBtod  loavos como drifting
down, The eiml, ileliente linilgingR, with tlieir rufl'les nml
Iiiiiu, (Imt mnde llOIIIO (I dull gilt fully nttrnotiva place while
tin* thcimotiiftft' in the hIiihIv cm imt of the back porch
cltnibod and dim bod UH wu got dizzy watching its upward
flight, and Itod dosporatoly lo bench und river cottagoH
I liese will lie "dry i-li'iined" Or laundered Ulltl tnldetl :iwny
for iinothor Bummor's day roBitrroution.   Iloavy winter ruga
imisl   lie BlinkoD  true ef unitlibnlls und i-auiplinr. the ''inline
put in ordor, Llio pipes attondod to, ami Btortn windows put.
on. li h dcoidodly a busy, prnoticni houhui), this "fall o'
tbo yeur," our women poots to the contrary notwithstanding.
Nnt much time tu leaf round thotgurdeti witb a "fall liou-e
olonning'' to oversee,
With these emerpHu-teh in mind, when I hoard thnt the.
manager of tho " interior decoration department'' of n
certain huge shop on Portage Avenue had returned from a
six WOokfl1 visit to New York. I scuttled round to see him
and gel a few ndvunce tips. Managers' of department* in
big shops dort'i specially like to give away their new ideas,
but stroke 'om just right nut] sometimes they'll "talk"—
a little,
Oue of the "new" thing*-; he told ine wus tin nl* one.
That ih that the simple tines, dull, soft tones and quaint, "1*1
fashioned furniture that marked the interims of our grand-
fathers' homes are mure than ever the vogue. We have
'•one bock to Itrst principles in basic matters of taste and
good   form   in   home   furnishing,  anil  apparently  we  Intend
Btaying there. For which let us be duly thankful, Thus
the newest thing in wallpapers is the "blended leather"
effect, thut simulates quite perfectly in tone, anil grain the
beautiful, mellowed tints of the time worn interiors of a
hundred years ago. Your library or living room done in one
of the "oojmj leather" papers will form an artistically sobor
sotting for capacious leather-covered couches, straight mos*
nivo chairs, and tbo long rows ot books with their faint
leathery smoil. Old -fashioned " panel-effects.'' either in
paper, or, if your drawing-room is an elaborate one, in silt;
against a plain moire background, will also be "the thing."
For the bedrooms, wo have tlie dear, quaint patterns of
hanging boskets filled with ferns anil violets, festoons of
morning glory vines. Louis XVI, dosigns of lattice work
nnd trellirs t-howtrcd with pink or red or yellow roses, to
-ay nothing of stripes of varying width nml color, and heaps
of flowers of no botanical classification whatever. With
these has naturally come the revival of figured chintz and
ere-tonne coverings for ciinirs and couch, and hangings for
stand and dressing table. If you like tn be a bit ex-dtisive.
nnd still consider the exigencies ol ti slender purse, buy the
bandblockod muslins which ure shown in the shops just now
at such reasonable prices. These muslins are printed by
hand instead of run olf in carloads by high speed modern
machinery, so the designs are exclusive, the stock necessarily
If you ate one of those artist loulh to whom harmony ol
design, eveu down to the last minute detail, means quite us
much as dues the more obvious harmony of color to those
less sensitively attuned, you will appreciate a certain very
new idea m curtains and hangings. As you probably know.
velvet lias almost entirely displaced velour in thc affections
of the up to date home keeper, this season. She has extended het predilection for velvet gown** to make it include
thnt most artistically satisfying of all materials in every
sort of drawing room und library drape aud cover. French
velvet, un imported fabric, is a monr exquisite material
used in this way, It is a very recent importation, coining
in a variety of beautiful shades, including golden brown, eld
blue, that charming silvery shade of green known to milliners
us "reseda," as well as a good half dow-n other celors. But
rt is the original fashion in which it may be decorated to
match tlie rest of the room that insures the permanent popu
lurity of French velvet with milady wbo delights iu innkiig
her borne furnishings a triumph of artistic achievement
Suppose yon have a new rug, or better still, a handsome old
oue, whose pattern aud coloring you wish reproduced in
curtains or hangings. The portion of the rug design you
want to use is traced on the velvet in exactly the same way
you used to "burn" leather for pillows nnd so on when the
craze for "burnt work" raged some time ago. The pattern
is then tilled in with nils, in precisely the colors of tho rug,
J excepting that on tho vo*VCl tnoj are Infinitely softened
and shaded. I saw one sel of hangings that was going into
n beautiful Crescent wood home. They were of golden brown.
and the borders wore all in autumn tints of reddish gold,
, bronze and rich brownish yellows. If you are clever with
I brush and pencil you can buy the material at a nominal cost
and still have a library or drawing room set that a real mil
liofiaiiess will envy you. If ymi must be very economical in
deed, and aren't accomplished along those particular lines,
get tin- Inexpensive cotton taffetas and dimities that
contfl in wide ribbon like bands ready for cutting out and
-owing on plain iimlerials In decorative border designs.
There are a variety of colored tlower borders, with their
clustered leaves of gieeti. that, turned "wrong sole out,"
their hntilarit colors dull and blur into the much to be de
sired "shadow effects" populnr just now
llie prettiest thing I saw among the new uphols.*rrings
was a mntorial something like [lain old fashioned denim, but
with dainty croain and white backgrounds, and the most ex
quitite pule blue and pink and delicate green Mowers scatter
ed over it iu this same "shadow effect." At n little distance
it resembled nothing so much as n huge yard wide bolt of
Persian ribbon, It is used almost exclusively for drawing
rooms uud reception room-, an obliging young salesman iu
formed me. I hadn't either ot those, so I bought n yard
tr» cover a suffl pillow or bo     It's lovely.
All of which is apropos if you happen to bo oimi of those
fort it nates who have u home. But suppose you haven't.
Suppose you nre a stranger in Winnipeg, nr tn any of our
larger cities nowadays, for that mutter, and hove two or
three, or may be hnlf a dozen kiddies, and are trying to
rind a roof tree to stow thntn away under. If one is finan
einlly able to purchase a home of one's own. all vory well.
Bnt in looking over the "houses tn rent" columns in the
daily papers, or "apartments to let" lists in tho agents'
offices, the "no children" wnrning appears with appalling
frequency i Know a little mother, newly arrived in Winni
peg, with four chnrming children, who bns stored her modest
household goods, loaned ont one of the children to a relative,
went another to the country, nnd hns settled down with her
two youngast  to what is apparently a fruitless "huuseto
house canvass" for a home.   From apartment and cottage
he bus been turned away, so soon as that, dark -eerut.
of a family of four has been revealed. It seems that
thing is wrong with the scheme of things when yuu look from
the bright, healthy children, with their pretty faces and
silken curls, to tho sign which rends "No cats, dogs, parrots
or children allowed" -now doesn't it?
Have you noticed what, a quantity of space is devotod
nowadays to reading matter designed especially to interest.
children! There ure almost as many children;h periodicals
as thoro uro publications devoted to "woman's intorosts."
F.vcn in the over-crowded columns of tbe daily proBS, the
"children's page" and the "woman's department" have
sense. If not, we may "skim" or ignore, and no particular
harm done.
But how about the children's writers! A child's sensi
live imagination is a very delicate, impressionable thing.
Well du I, myself, remember, fur instance, the fearful joy
with which I dovouretl Ihe legeml of the "hobgoblins and
the golden ball" by day, aud shivered with the covers pulled
nvut my cowardly liltlu head for half tbe night iu a very
agony of hoi to: ut the recollection of tht* slicing of the
ugly guinl's head uff. After reading " ICohinson Crusoe"
i loathed all food for days as a result of a haunting iciolloc
tiuu of the feast of the ciinnlbuls which old Defoe portrays
with such a lavish pen. No one took the trouble to (lad out
I ne "why." I was simply airily classified by mv elders as
' 'a  i cry nervous child.''
A well known Wdmnil's mngu'/iuc,
ciiculat ion in Winnipeg homes, am
reputation of being Ihe best edited
world, came out in this mouth's -
' 'children's page" it Would pilZZlt
ciplici A solid page of the most
lettering purported to relate the'adventures of a certain
"bear." whose portly form, outlined iu drawing over the
printed story, added to the difficulties of its translation. It
Is emphatically wrong to subject a child's eyesight to the
strain Involved in attempting to read such a quantity of all
gradually assumed the dignity of well*established Institutions.
Doubtless, sandwiched among the wholesale reams of matter
Indiscriminate, wo women folk may glean occasional helps
of practical benefit The array of uuthorative treatise on
preserving complexions, morals, ginger root or a husband's
lovo, the comprehensive deductions as to the best method of
wearing our hangs, religion or hats -are many times irradiated with the cheerful glow of downright helpful common
but unintelligible matter, to say nothing of the infinitely
greater wrong inflicted in allowing the growing intelligent'e
to be clogged with the trivialities of a silly tale. Parents
are not very consistent, it has always seemed to me, anyway.
Many a mother who wouldn't dream of allowing her five-
year old child to attend a vaudeville performance willingly
gives thnt same child the "funny papers" and "comic
supplements" with their alleged .jokes and oft times rude
which has an on urinous
which also bears tlu*
woman's paper in tin*
lirrent number with a
the grown tips to de*
intricate   and   fanciful
The window spaces of the up-todate milliner shops nre
displaying all sorts of new fancies and charming conceits
in the way of new leather work. There are pocketbooks and
handbags: nnd whal attracts attention most, table pads of
»oft morocco nntl suede in rmbdued shades, with leather over
sets upon rich embroidered satin.*-, and in some instances over
real peacock's feathers, sewed beneath the openwork'designs,
the soft iridescent tresses peeping out beyond, in a most
original way When you see another of these odd artistic
puds, you rub your eyes—tor you begin to think that, millinery is surely "breaking in" to everything this year. It has
the corners of leather open work, set over coarse gold bul
Hon mesh
There are handbags heavy with golden embroideries or
sewn with seed pearls and emeralds In quaint designs. One
of the larger shops offers a new material in the way nf the
dainty 'kerchiofs which milady tucks away in these handbags. It is an Knglish fabric, soft, fine and sheer, that has
only recently been shown iu this couutry, though the sales
mail told me the "Libsuo" 'kerchief, which is its technical
name, bus been displayed for U year or more in the London
shops. They are dainty, but quite inexpensive, which last
is more or less an item Worthy of honorable mention these
first cold days, wheu everybody is sneezing.
But while there are " newest " fashions in clothes, fabrics,
Blitl all smts of pretty things for youi ladyship's adornment,
be sure nothing will ever be more in fashion lhnn good food.
Apropos, o unique index tile for recipes is the newest fashion
in cook books, The files are filled with recipes, each on a
separate card, a regular business file. You take out only the
recipe you need at the time—so very convenient. Should
| you decide to inaugurate the new system, here is a trio of
I tomato recipes for entry at this season when fresh tomatoes
are least expensive
To one bushel of tomatoes broken, boiled, nnd .strained.
ndd one ounce of cloves, two ounces allspice, four ounces of
whole black pepper, four large onions, boil all together for
hour over slow fire. Add one and one half pints or line salt,
oue and one hnlf pints of good vinegar, one fourth bottle of
pepper sauce with the poppers,   Stii well.   When co'd. bottle
and seal.
mat AixvPOfT
Some day, many years hence, when letters ure regularly
carried by aeroplane, thero will probably be people alive who
wilt be able to say: "I saw the first air postman flying from
Louden to Windsor, with the first bag of letters entrusted by
tbc Post Ollii-e to uu airman, on September the ninth, Kill."
Undoubtedly the aeriul post experiment hnF touched the
popular imagination, and for tlnis reason, It carries the
mind into the faturc. It suggests the inevitable development of a mode of travel which is still iu the infancy stage.
There were, therefore, a great many spectators at Hendon on
.Saturday afternoon to see thc stttrt. There were people
looking out fot the mail plane all the way. And at Windsor
there would huve been a big crowd on the landing-place if it
had not been in the private part of the royal grounds with
admission strictly limited to a few invited guests.
In tbe end, however, these guests gained vory little bv
being on the Kant Lawn, for the one aeroplane which arrived
did nol land tnere at all, but in a meadow on the royal farm
lower down It was not until afler live o'clock thnt the
handful of watchers in a cold north wind -.ightcri a Rleriot
machine beating down upon the i astle. Naturally tliey
were disappointed when it sailed over antl dropped son'** dis
taiuo away But Mr. llamel. who took Mr. (-Jreswell's place
B*> lirsl postman, saw that it would be dangerous to come
down OD so sma.l a green mirronudcd by trees, and wisely
chose n  safer spot.
He had started ut live minutes tn five, and his official
time of arrival wus 5.8, Me had dune the journey, ID miles.
at 10". miles an hour. Mr. Kushton, of the surveyor's do
partment, Oenerul Post Oflice, aud Mr. A'Vard. the Windsor
postmaster, received his letter-bng, which contained several
communications for the Ring, and among other curiosities a
letter to Mr. Asqttiti. from the Simrngettes. A postman
Cycled off with it, and by half past five the delivery had be
Certain documents relating to the mail were ilgneo and
exchanged, Photographs were taken, the machine wus re
freshed with petrol and oil, and just after six o'clock Mr
Hume! --tatted back. It was unfortunate tliat the wind,
which at Hendon was blowing thirty miles nn hour, delayed
the start and prevented other aeroplanes from making the
journey. But an air post, cannot be expected ns yet to be
hii-to with the same clockwork regularity as nn earth post.
At an any rate, it got itself started, nnd to those who scoff nt
its shortcomings believers in the future of flying can say with
confidence, "A aay will come "
Kxpress the juice from clean, ripe tomatoes, and to each
gallon of it (without any water) put brown sugar, four
pounds. Put in the sugar immediately, or before ferments
Hon begins. Let thc wine stand in a keg for two or three
months; then draw off into bottles, carefully avoiding thc
sediment. It makes a ment delightful wine, having all tho
beauties of flavor belonging to the tomato, nud no doubt
uN its medicinal ^lei'Diiic* also.
Principal Foreign Crops Are Reported
To Washing tern
Washington, D.C.. Sopt. 15.— Conditions ol the important foreign crops, ua
reported to the Uullod -States depart
ment of ugricultuic's bureuu of stut.is
tics, wore announced recently as follows:
lu western Cunadu, the greatest portion of 0.500,000 acres of wheat hud
been cut by eaily September, Harvesting operations have been conducted under generally favorable conditions, Commercial estimates range between IftO,-
000,000 und 185,000,000 bushels.
Quantitatively, tho aggregate wheat
yield of the western and north central
Huropeau countries, omitting Russia, is
known largely to exceed that of the pro
coding year Kyu shows some shortage
iu volume, Oats is heavily delicient,
and only u very moderate yield of corn
is expected,
In south central Europe the small
cereals, though not so abundant as lust
yenr, have given better than average
quantities. The corn crop promises well.
Iu lluBsillj the yield in both whoat
and rye probably will be much smaller
that in either of the past two years.
Nu trustworthy estimate of the exa.it
extent ot the deficiency, however, can
be had until Hie publication of the of
Qoial figures. The wheat shortage is
attributed chiefly to a disastrous crop
failure in southeastern fttissln and wesl
em Siberia.  Confirmation of tba enlam
ily is found in a ropurt that tho Bus
sian government has bought large fJUftll
tities of rye and wheat for the relief of
tho unfortunate listricts. Barley pro
mises a good crop, and coin a bountiful
yield  is assured,
In .Argentina recent general rants
throughout. the grain belt have
strengthened confidence in tho outcome
of the tllture harvest.. The areas under
flax, seed and oats show record acre
Australian wheat acreage is said to
show a slight increase, with prospects,
for a favorable crop.
In British India conditions have improved, but rain is still Jacking in some,
districts. An official report upon the
acreage planted to cotton ia 1011 11! In
districts which usually have 75 per cent.
of the total, estimates the area at 11,
300,000 acrei. against 12,215,000 acres in
the same territory last year.
M. Paul Souday, writing in the Eclair,
takes a gloomy view of thc future of
Venice and incidentally shakes an ad
monitory finger at the Venetian author!
ties should his forecast be realized.
Venice, he says, is disappearing, and
by thai same sin of ambition "by which
the angels fell." Not content to be
tbe museum of the world, she has cast
a longing eye upon her old commercial
BUproinaC) and has dreamed dreams of
its restoration. To this end she has
tried to deepen the Grand ('anal, and
the result has been a tlow of water
around the ancient foundations of the
city and with lamentable consequences,
The fall of the Campanile, says M.
Sunday, was due to no other cause, and
now there are ominous eiui-ks in the
Doge's Palace, there has been a subsid
ence in the base of St. Mark's, and fi*-
suros have appeared in the Bridge of
the Rialto. M. Souday asks If Venice
is doomed to disappear and if the death
of her commerce is to be followed by
the death of bor romance,
It is to be feared that M. Souday
must he answered in the affirmative, al
though it would be a pity to hasten
the inevitable by an attempt to rovlv<
commercial glories that are glorious
only because they are blurred by the
mists of time. Venice will disappear
like all other human things. If the
l-tiulto could bt* drapped iu cotton wool,
still it would not be immortal.
The world is full of ruins haunted by
ghosts who would look upon Venice
very much as we look upon a new mining eamp. They have disappeared, or
nearly so, and Venice must go the same
way sooner or later. Hut let it be
later. To hasten the process by commercialism would be a crime for which
only Dante could furnish tbe adequate
penalty. A modern ocean liner iu the
Grand (ami would be an inspiring spectacle, but for this the Doge's Palace
would be too high a price.
An eminent scientist, the other day,
gave his opinion that, the most won
derful discovery of recent years was
tbe discovery of /.am Buk, .lust
think! As soon as a single thin layer
of Zam Buk is applied to a wound or
a sore, such injury is insured against
blood poison) Not uuu species of
microbe has been found tliat '/um-Buk
ties not.   kill!
Then again, As soon as Zmu Hnk
is applied te a sore, or a cut, or to
skin disease, tt, stops Ue smarting.
That is why i-hildrei. uro auch friend*
of Zam-Buk, They tare nothing for
the science of the thing. All they
know is that /-am Bolt itope their
pain. Mothers should oevei forget
Again. Ac aooit as Mm Bus, is ap
plied to a wound ur to a diseased
part, the Oellfl beneath thu akin's surface are so stiiuulutiid tbat new
healthy tissue »s <*>uw-.kty funned. Thin
forming of fresh healthy tissue frum
below is Zam •Butt's Hncrot of he.il.ig.
The tissue thus formed is worked up
to the surface and literally casts -nfT
thc diseased tissue above it. This is
why Zaiii-Burt fit res ure permanent
Only tbo othet day Mr. Marsh, of
101 Dolorimlor Ave.. Montreal, called
upon the /.am Buk < 'oiopany and told
them that for over twenty-five years
he had been u m.irtyr Lo ocr.cmu. ilo*
hands   were   ut   one   time   so   covered
Kith sores that in- had w sleep io
gloves. Four years ago /.an Buk was
introduced to him, and m a few
months it cured him Todaj si
three years* after bis cure of a disease
be had for twenty-five yearn—be is
still cured, and has raid do traci **
any return of the eczema!
All  druggists  s.-ll   iSam-bua   st    "
box, or we  will send   free trial  bos   tf
you r>i'.\u[ this ad -,er*..r*-'ii'»*-nt ind a   Lt,
stamp   (to   pay   return   postage).      V-i
dress /am■ Bill*  *'o., Toronto.
very largest petrified trees yet di-. v
ored, near l lalistoga, Sonoma. County,
(!ai., is only 12 feet m diameter rb***»«J
three trees lie on a wooded hu'I poiatiog
due north and south, Thu ptttibctioi
is most remarkable—the ip-tkin uf tli*
wood, and in on* et' than tbe ieea tag
heat, being very plant!/ dj**erait)U.
Surrounding th*---.- petrified tnen «
standing a forest of **ry taiga -*•*»
woods. However, all l! the staarHng
trees are dead. The owaat of t2tH buM
on   which   these  tares   arstat  peer I >••'
tions   lie
ail cleared away   ■
the giant trunks,
will protect them
kariag  tha
- as to fully sspmw
iad  an   irun   ra  I it**
It is easier tu prevsac titan   •-   .< So
cure.    Iutlarnmalio.-i (if tlie   •,-&   a "<
companion of negle. '.■,*l caUs, md . wa
it   finds  a   lodgement   n   the  systani    r
is difficult to  deal   with       Treat rt
with Btekle's -lnti-€oaanmpftitfa  - tn
will eradicate th.- eeld tad sr-!-. -a- ■.
-flammation   from   teUiajr in.     I ->m
little, and is .id satiafaetery as .-.  s a
prising in its re-sulta.
Three petrified redwood trees, that
have been pronounced the very largest
in the world—that have thus far been
discovered- have just been nncovtfed
from the debris of tho mountainside
—only a short distance from tbc fum
ous Bohemian Club Grove, in Sonoma
t'-ounty, Cal. This point is near tbe
little town of Occident. One of these
prehistoric monsters—that make the
pyramids ol Kgypt modern, by com
parlson, in their ages, measured "3 feet
in diameter and is 350 feet in length!
The other two petrified trees are 19 and
12 feel In diameter, respectively.     The
When Your Horse
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Fo. I
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Hiiila. OMia'l lai.rt-fwlhn Er. Pain '
Man*. Er. RaaadV, LMd. 25c. SOc. 11.00.
•Una  E>. Sdn, >. A»i*< TsU, 2V. $1.00 i
Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago ,
Business College
&M»eopenttut**iigl ninth**whole
year   Sti.Hct.r-n,,. -., n»J finr '-me
•Th. Prcticnl C-Uec*
Writ.  Ifil frw raL-lw:...
i ANAPA 111.Hi        DONALD BT.
D. COOPEK. C A Princip.1
.Afraid to Eat ?
sprit At
lust like
and you won't know yem hart ittomack They will tec to it
that your food '8 property digested. They u* raoag ma
beat of the NA-DRU-CO prepentioiu, compounded by
expert chemata ind ntnuiteed by the bigeat wholesale
druggists in Canada. 50c. ■ box. If your drag-pst has Mt
stocked them yet, send us joe. and we will mail tou a beau
rUTWWM. Mm am* li—iu oo. ar cuau ia
oaFOR SALE*=*=i
All Cleared.    Beautifully Situated.    High
and Dry.     One Mile from City on good
Price $200 per acre, on terms.
The ChilliwacK Specialist
We havo in ati»'k ii number of Btnndard tluor=. assorted
sizes, whicli wo purchased at a snap price.   Wo bought
these doors light and will Bell them right.
The Prices Range From
$1.75 to $2.15
Compare these witli regular prices and come and see tho
doors. Come early ne tliey will not lost long al theso prices.
P. 0. Box 243
Phone a 121
Chilliwack Planing Mills
Just Arrived!
KnrttH-rly (The New Km.)
Printed and -miiie-ii.-.! every Thursday from It**
nlllec. XVoHtitiinstvr Str-s-1, Cliilliwnck.
Siihseiijiliim nrlvo $1.00 |it*r yeur in iidvunet- to uil
Mnt* In I'Mli-l. Kin-lire ;   to Ulli ltd StuU-n ||,*>0.
bUplny luheituiiiit rate* much* known on nppll-'
I'lltjllll 111 lilt- (Ultillslul,
Clunsiileil lutvertisemriitH. 1 cent iht word each
insertion, pnynlile in advance.
Uliplayntlrcrtlsorfl will please remember that
to iie.ii[ i- R eliullltt*. COpy uue;I be in not Inter tluili
\Vt-dliVMlu\ tiiorullllt.
C. A. HAltuT.K, PnbUslier ami Proprietor.
The Chilliwack Harness Co., are carrying a full lino of
Dr. Pattie's Celebrated Australian |
Stock Remedies.
for Horses and Cuttle.   Alsu instruments in Drenching
Ilitts. Syringes, and Milk Fever outfits.
Do not miss lho opportunity of getllng.o good nccenlty for your
Mr. Editor.
Hear Sir—I must trespass upon
your space if yuu can spare it to
bring to public notice a most peculiar
und disgraceful state of affairs in
tho Ituvni Municipality.   I refer to
lbc absolute luck of police protect ion
according to the decree of lbc
Council. Today, Saturday Deo, lb*
a resident ol lho municipality was
hullllng ii load of wood from the
Wilder Uivcr to Cliilliwnck when
wo Indians in a semi-drunk
condition jumped from their ris;
one Indian seized the mail's horses
by tholr heads, the other threw off
lis coat, and begun throwing stories
al the driver, of tho team. The
driver was on the load and 'wearing
a heavy over-coat and his legs
wrapped in a blanket, making it
hard for him to protect himself,
Ily lashing his horses, lie managed
to break away before he was hurt
Upon reporting the incident to a
uian who is employed at times as
Constable he was accompanied by
tho said Constable to the Reeve and
Council then silting. Here he was
informed that the municipality
would send a man out to arrest the
culprits if the complainant paid
the expenses or he could bring a
Civil action. Whea asked if the
aid of the Provincial Police could
be invoked he was informed that
the assault having been committed
in the Township it was out of the
jurisdiction of the Provincial Police.
Now, Mr. Editor, just consider the
absolute absurdity of the situation.
A respectable citizen can be assaulted on the public highway, and he
is unable to get protection of any
sort, except at his own expense.
If he carries a gun ho is liable to a
fine, if it be concealed. If he takes
the law in his own hands ho is told
by this same Council that he '.caves
him self liable, though why, when
the others can not be got at, is a
mystery. The Provincial Police
aro apparently kept up by the tax
payers of the Province for use in
unorganised districts only. It occurs
to nic however thit there have been
cases which I could cite in which |
no less than three or four special
Constables have been despatched
to round up whiskey peddlers, supposed hud men, drunken Indians,
etc. Who paid the expenses? It
is high time that this municipality
had the lirst adjuncts of a civilised
state. If these things arc allowed
to go unnoticed, life and property
will not be safe. As long as thc
depredations are done in the rural
municipality it is all right, and the
Township may become the rendezvous of thugs, thieves, and bad
men of all sorts. Trusting this
state of affairs will not be allowed
continue much longer. lam,
Yours truly,
and presided at tho inquest, the
result of the Jury's finding being,
that death was the result of strangulation. The deceased was an
Austrian Pole and leaves n. wife
and two children at Swift Current
Wbo Will Dispose of Them
Mr. Thompson, (of Chicago), a
boarder at the Harrison House,
who. recently disappeared in a my-
slerious manner, as already related
in our columns, has been traced by
the police, lie is reported to have
taken a ticket to Halifax. It will
be interesting   to know how  his
eti'ccts, apparently abandoned by
him, will bo disposed of.
The Women's Institute.
The monthly meeting of Ihe
Women's Institute was held on
Tuesday afternoon, when the regular business was transacted and a
most interesting paper read by Mrs.
II. Hall oil Christmas Preparations.
The next mooting will be held on
Ihe first Friday in tho New Year,
Jan.6, at the home of the president
Mrs. W. V. Davics. Election of
officers will be held and tea served.
The Institute is much indebted to
Mr. 10. Itaiusdell for a contribution
of ten dollars.
The Free Press was misinformed
last week regarding the gill of a fine
dining table to thc hospital by W.
Trenholm. The table was the gift
of J. B, Martin.
Paid-up Capital and Reserve
Money Loaned to Responsible People.
Accounts Opened on Favorable Terms.
Chilliwack Branch   •' N. 8. MacKknzie, Manager
TWT*f**TV^^V '
Under the Paint
Carl Lipher, employed by the
Northern Construction Company
and working on thc construction of
the C. N. at Mt. Lehman, committed suicide on Friday by hanging
himself from the rafts   of a  bunk
***************************************************** house.   Coroner Pi-lly of this city
A Lady's or   Gentleman's
Gold-FiHed Watch
will lie given to the person
tolling nearest to the correct
number of shot contained
in a glass tube in my window
In the event of two or more
persons guessing the same
number it will be decided
by a drawing.
Every 25c
spent in the store from now
until Xew Year's entitles
you to one guess.
Felix McManus
The Watch Nan
Any wagon maKer
can produce • hand-
wmi finish.
But It teKes years of experience and study
to produce a reel, long wearing, easy-runnlntf
wagon UKe the Studebaker.
When you buy a Studebaker you Know H's rlgte clear
through. The House of Studebaker doesn't hide weak materials
or faulty worKmanshlp under the paint and varnish.
If you want to be sera of wagon satisf action your choice
Will be a
Why take chances with any other t
We seU and guarantee the Studebaker.
For Sale by The Chilliwack Implement
and Produce Co.
A Happy New
Year to all
At the Mee Studio • Chillimek
Successor to WM   ARCHIBALD
Estimates Given
Phone 58
P.O. Box 265
Offlce Phone 221 RoeMence Phone 225
Abbotsford Timber $ Trading
Co., Limited
Offlce and Tatrdt, TOVNC ROAD
It will pay you to get in touch with us. Rough and
Dressed Lumber, Fir and Cedar Shiplaps, Kiln
Dried Flooring, Ceiling, Siding, Mouldings, und
Interior Finish. Cement, Windows, Doors, Shingles.
00,000 feet No. 2 Sized Dimensions in 2x4 to 2 x 12
at flO.oo a Thonwnd
Prompt attention given to all orders.
TH0S. KIRKBY Local Manager
Wishing you all a Happy
and   a   Prosperous   New   Year
F. J. HART & CO., Limited
The Chilliwack
-.■-,.-.'— I'
That when you pat a
salve onto your child's skin,
it passci through the pores
and enters the Mood, just
as surely as if you put it
into the child's stomach?
You wouli not put a
coarse mass of anirn.il fat,
colored by various mineral
poisons (such as many
crude r.alvt s nre) into your
child's blood by way of the
Stomach? Then why do
sj by way of the potcs?
Take no rUki Um slwayj tl.«
pure herbal -mmdcci provlocd ia
/.iiu-l'iik. Z in Muk contalni
no tract i>( nny aatitifll ti.l or l.ti,
Aid no potionoul ittincr.il Cot r-
i.:; maHrr. From btart lo finish
li la | urcly linb.il.
It will lu-.iUnrt.*, utccrseabsces*
eeif eruptiooif varlcou ukt-n,
Cuts, bums .md bruis-a-u more
q ikkly than sny ohwr known
preparation, it (■ a ti cpllc,
quickly itops thu imartfcz ol a
(..-re or cut. eurai pi Is InFlanied
tore, and blood pofionln*?. It is a
combination ol nesting power nnd
sclentltlc purity. AtL lbo** who
bave t rov«d Its
AU druagtlti mul itorei COt b'-x or
lam ttnt; (jo,, iVnuKii./ur ftiee.
a tAra *;r: w
Famous Spies of British
Pills for Nervous Troubles — Tho
stomach is tho i entro i E thc nervous
system, und when tho ■! nnni'li ■ i I
healthy action the rcBttlt i- >utu foal hi
disturbnni. > ol Lho uervi . !.' iillow "I
in persist, nervous debility, n ilimg i ous
iiilmcnt, nmy ensue, Tho lirsl
pn tion Is to eniorc the •■ jmui i tn proper action, un.l there is no lea Ier
remedy for this thnn L,ari<*clec\H Voro*
table Pills Thotisainls can attest I e
virtue nf these pllU in luriuij nervous
A Qerman seierftiiH saya thnt mnrrled
men live longer thuu bnchelors, and nro
less likely to l io Iw une.   Aholher
orgumi nl for matri itony is fouml in the
i',. i tit tl ere are thirty-i ■ I i ri mlna Is among every 1,000 bachelors, while
among married men iln- ratio i ly
eight eon por thousand,
\ < It ion go lady, bum ■. lu i husband
for nUnion*., i Inlms that the following
.*    are "reasonably  necessary" for
n lady of fairly good position: Porfutno
and toilol wnter, $600; fauu powilor,
-'."'': mun ic uro bills, J-OOrj luiir-dros
pit's bills, $850; nil other .'osmetics nnd
miscellaneous, $275,
F« Ru1, Wua, W.WT, Wal«7 [;aa ui.
Murine Do°>n'tSm»rt-Soothe9 Eye Pule
DranMa Ml M»>» E„ tmth. i' I.U, B* '* .'■•
Muriso !'.-• Sa,.., In AmpIW Tvl..., 3Sc. f I.O.
Bend for it* ■ ■...   :    to  D< pt   B.P.
•Tatlonal Pvuk c; Chemical Oo., Toronto.
Ltowovor intorostlng la tho student
muy bo the rocords ni history ns it
nppours Irom thu outsklOj howovor I'ull
of tllO I'liW'inuUoii which flings in tlm
names und doings of grout men, thoro
is unnthur side of nil history—or almost all—whieh has n peculiar charm
Of Its own. It must be, vory lai'goly,
gut'ss work, containing, ns it dooH, ond*
luss mystorios uud puzzlosj tlmt vast
muss of tlm Uil writ toil Minor history of
nations, tlm machinory uf pints uud
intrigues, whloli hus tu in*, pin cod to*
gothor from the Beauty ovldonco which
hus boon lof to posterity. Ami thu
placing is thu mure dillit-ult bocuuso
llm very OSBOIICO of BUCCOBSful plots and
carriod un with ns llttlo documentary
ovldonco as poBslblO) which might, hy
iii'i-iili'iil. nr tiuut-hi'iy, fall into tin*
hauds nt' tin* iippiisitu party, savs thu
MnncliOBtor Wookly Times. *
Tin* slnlstor llguro of tin* spy nl
ways links in tin* background of tlioso
Imi iiiu en li'd pul it icii I uml historical
auaals nn Important, ir Inglorious
pnrt uf ihu cumpllcutod iiinchlnory of
llitriglio, His work nmy In* nl. Iimi's
rather dirty work (tho Llllu "spy'* is
ii-it, im ih<- whole, ii   vory highly res
I tod ouo), Imi   il   lum boon i pen
nton both iiocossnry utul patriotic)
while moro ofton than uul II raqulros
it gronlor iiiiioiuil nf porsnual cuxrngn,
und certainly nf presence of'mind than
ilu- mun- nilru.'lhe, bucausu mure above
board iiiolhuils ui har.ardlug i 's life
iind liberty. Tin* spy gonornlly unrrlos
Iih life in his liiuid, with iln- additional
pro*. Ibo llmt If in- should in- found nnt
tin- person nn whoso behalf In* is work
lug will in nil probability disown nil
responsibility fnr his doings, Broadly
speaking, thoroforo, it is nut wonderful
llmt in many cases tho task ni n spy hns
fallen tn tha I Ithor of thr most des
prate nad unscrupulous ty| f mercenary or nf thoao who care abovo all
things for n spoulntly- risky advent uro
for Its own la ho.
Tho diiys of tho Tudors woro par
ti.Milmh rich In nil sorts of pint*; and
intrigues, nud Walslnghnm nnd Burleigh, tho two gronl rival statesmen of
CMieon Kli/.iihi'th's roign, carried tho art
of spying "ii encb othar'B plans un.l hoc*
rots t*i;. vory high degree of perfection.
Each was kept as fully informed ns possible of his rival's movemontB and more
often tban nol with tho doBlro of putting
:i spoke In tl:" other's wheel, nod (lis-
crediting him  In his Sovereign's oyefl.
One of these curious hnlf told tales
of history belongs to tho period just
alluded to, and tho rights of it will indeed, in nil prob-ability, novor be truly
known in their entirety. That wns tho
enso of Thomas Doughty, whoso execution by Sir Francis Drake on his
voyngo in thc "Golden Hynde," is ono
of tht' strongest and most dramatic
oplsodos "i the greal Eli7.abethan Bailer's career.
Thomas Doughty wns one of tin-bund
of  gcn.ticninti   adventurers   who joined
 ko In his graft,  adventure; ho iunl
|„ ,.    ■,,,•■,I Leicester's b otnry.nnd his
brother, John Doughty, who i ompan-
... | him on tho voyage, hud oar nod an
, , iblo notorb ty through being
SUi | cted of complicity in s coso of
poisoning. '
Drnke strnck up n strong friendship
wiih Doughty, who was :i im I' con*
si.In-Ill-' courtly attalaments and attractions, and took him very largely
into his eonfi leuee. So much did he
appear t>* trust him thai ho pul him
in command of a Spauish prize whicli
they captured in tho Atlantic on
which was nlso Drake's own brotl or.
Soon, however, trouble arose, l,1ro
quant quarrels nud friction bowtocn
Drsko and his one-time friond continued, till nt last, according to some
witnesses, Douguty endeavoroil t<> stir
up n mutiny among the adventurers,
'i nu nttompl being frustrated, Drake
held n rough and reiuly court martial
.ni the accused man. and sentence **:"
death was passed aad carried out tho
sumo dny.
T.i this day tlu* controversy rnges un*
dccldod ns to tho innocence or other
wist- of Thomas Doughty; as to his roal
■tnndiug ns nn   emissary  of   Burleigh,
pint iu Loudon hi 1758, und both wore
Intimate with thu Earl aiarlsohal In
i uris. Further, the oorroBiioudouoo uf
thu spy muiitiniis tho deulh uf Ills father at the tlmo of thu death ni uld
G Ion gurry, nn illness whou Glengarry
wus ill, and ho forth} while, to conclude-, with thu death <>f Alexander
MncDuiiiH'll, young Glengarry, the tig*
uro of "Pickle tho Spy" seems to vanish from the pages ui history.
"Picklo" played a very Important
part iu thu sooret history of his dny,
Itut for him it is probttblo tlmt Ihei-e
wuuld huve heen uiiother Highland rising, cortaltl tn full, yet noun the less
on thai account bloody and disastrous!
sn tlmt this much good muy liu said tn
have come from Glengarry's hideous
treachery In tin* oxllod Prince whom
lu* profossod to serve. "IMcltlo," 111 Ihe
time when this rising wns iu coutoni*
phitiuu. was in communication wilh
111'my IVthum, the Minis!.>r of (leutge
II., uud forwarded tu him u inoinormj
drawn up ny his uwn kinsiimn, l.ueh
gurry, giving Dm mimes utld numbers
uf ihe Highland elans llkoly to lukp
urniH in the Stuart catiso, ' The Ell*
bunk pint, which was also nbandoiiod
owing to "Pickle's" information, wus
io kidnap King Qoorgo mul solzo St.
.lames' hilium, nml young Qlotignrry
WUB lo take a lending pari in this
Tin* reason fur Glongnrry's troachory
was apparently neither moro nor less
iiiau lovo of money, ni which, naturally, thoro was moro tn bo had for
Iruaehory thuu Por loyalty, It is al the
Miiue tlmo nlmosl incrodlblo thnt u
iiuiii of high birth ami proud tradition
could live a lil'n nt' sii.-ii terrible du
pliclty, 'lying, as ho did, undiscovered,
though, ns coutoinporary records
show, hy uu nioatiB uiiBuspoctod,
To discover Wo uloiitity of nn in
former during his Itfotiino is, howovor,
luvarlubly a very diOcull business,
since deatli is the almost certain con*
Beqiienco of tho rovoallng of liis
troachory; while the usual destruction
of iucrimlnuting documents from day
to day renders it by no menus easy tu
dotoel a spy evon long after ho could
suiler by the discovory, Consldorablo
inysiery, for example, surrounds the
identity of the betrayer of Lord Edward Tit/.gem Id '•*- hlding-plncc during
tho Irish troubles of 1798, nnd to judge
by a street ballad of the time, it in not
wonderful thai the spy waa not very
ouger to gratify the public curiosity.
"May  heaven  i rcli  and   parch  tho
tongue by which his life was Bold,
And shrivel up tho hand, that clutched
the proffered n i of gold."
A recent writer ims given pretty
good reasons for believing the traitor
to hnvo beon ono Francis Mngan, n
Dublin barrister, who was ouo of the
vory few who knew Lord ,Kdward's
.\ career more resembling that of n
mediaeval soldier of fortune tl an I
modern lifostory was* that ui the I'a-
moiis Mnjor Le Cnron, or ThoihaS
Hencli, as In* was really called, who
for years carried his life in his linutl
as un agent of tho Secret Service
amoug tho Fenians in America. Tho
ii ner history of the Fcuian Raid of
1870 has been told by him in n volume
of recollections, ns well us thc story ui
several fust nted plots, into the inner
workings of which he hnd access, Anil
hero it mny bo s;ii.l that, whatever
may be tho popular dislike for thc In
former's trade, thoro is a wide difference between tl nntnon traitor and
the man who deliberately enters the
enemy's camp witli hostile intent, even
though concealed for n tin o. Somo
iocs rim only bo fought by Btoalth;
;:.'.i ■ ■ long as s."-'1 foes exist, s«i Imig
must tho Secret Service of nations
nttrnct   tno  during,  the  cunning, and
'ii   crapulous l y  its  risks and its
(By Goorgo A.  Dorsey,  Ph.D., LL.D.)
Some day 1  shall attempt to writ
ni the Chinese theatre with audorstaiid-
■r.l in mt as he did with regard to jng    ( „r]I„ |unv tn)lll |g„oroncfl ,.u,\
Drake's   vontnre.     Somo   authorit eshnteres1   ^hleflv because I cannot help
hold  that   the   charges   ngninsl    him  -^
woro deliberately trumped up by Drake      ;i,;inv ,„- VlilI havfl „efin w*|flt  , ;i!||
with    the    intention    ui    destroying ;i|1(lll, to doscrlbo, but I doubt if more
Doughty, nnd thnt bis position as a spy tjmn    itl Q  lHlll,j,Vli outstayed thc
in Burleigh's pay was invented ns an  t]ll.u. ll,il:H,l.s necessnry t-. grntlfv
ni 1 2 cotit for ii cushion. I huve paid
ns much for u programme at an infer
'"'• show, [lore thoy throw thu pro
gramma  In  und you  throw  ii  on  Lho
lloor, unless you imp]  to know how
to  rend  puluri/.nl  Iron  filings.'
It   is  Informal  from  tha  beginning.
Tl icctipy the pit, smoko clgurs,
put their foot on the chairs in front,
eat oranges, and drink tea, The wu
mon und children sit in the gallery j
limy smoko ihe peculiar Glilnoso metal
water pipe and drink lea. What else
they do 1 dun't knuw, for I could only
sen tholr jmle uml gold earrings, tholr
carofiilly polished raven hair, anil pairs
ui black eyes glistening with interest
under low, white enamelled fureheads.
I wn nl i'ii io goo mure, but Boon concluded thai, it is considered tho proper
thing to Boom unconscious of thu ox*
18 to ilea of uny woman but tlioso on tho
hI age.
Stage? Vuu probably wuuld think it
n joke. Perhaps the stage whoro Hum
lei lirst soliloquized was nut different.
Thoro is uu drop nor flroproof curtain
--which saves time ami motley, Thu
stage is wide upon from the sides tu
tho roof, Its bai-lt is u brick wall
pierced by n door un ouch side; one
Horvos ns entrance tho other ns exit.
As thoro is im curtain thore is uo
si'i'iicry. Thin is as il should be. Something   is   left   to   llie   iuiagiliati nul
you don'l pay $l..".n for n 10 cent
drama  performed  by  SO cant actors,
wl ve about in $1.-1' fixings,    They
do have "props," lie is always busy.
Tlio ainoillll ui shifting he ran'manage
In gut, mil of furniture llmt nu nue*
l louoor couldu 't raise a ilollnr un is
real nil; for he in scene shil'ler ns woll.
Ofttlmos vmi wonder If he doesn't
think lu> is the show. II*1 wonri a long
pig tail, bnre foot, n sanlniiie grin
wlii.'h now ami then passes Ion ehueklu,
a blue undershirt, nnd red snusngo
casing uu his legs. China is a laud uf
wondorful chairs, bul l novor saw n
chair on a Chinese singe that didn't
louk us if it WUB mado nf old boxes
und couldn't huve cost more Ilmn 20
it'iiis. To iln- four or Ave chairs add
a table or two, to match. Mure Important aro two fishing poles. Vou can
hung a curtain nr u rag from these and
sn iu u jiffy convert a chair into a bod-
room,  Into a  gravo,  into anything or
nny pine i land nr sea, in heaven or
hell. A pass of the hands, and the
whole stage is uu ocean, A chair 00 U
table. If covorod with thu proper rug,
is a tree.
Ever play euros, Keeping house,
school, store.' It is all hero. All the
signs und mako-bollevcB arc- hero. But
never in the glory of your happiest
mnke-boHcvo days did ynu imagine
such costumes as these social out-cast
i hi:;, se :i.'tors wenr. And Ihey aru
real, too; real silks nad real embroideries.
It is not so easy to move your ears
back. For a long time ymi henr only
a regiment ot Scotch bagpipes, n company of horse fiddlers tuning up und
testing tbeir pitch, und a copper boll-
There ij no poisonous ingredient h
Bollowuy's Corn Curo, and it can hi
nsml without danger of injury.
or factory. When the fuctory shuts
duwu ynu hear somebody boating ro
sounding  wood  wit h   two Bticks,    Vou
had no hi on that  ,\ I on wood could
muke su much noise.
Ynu uni only hour this nolso, vim
set* tlio villains whu make it. Thoy sit
ul tho buck contro of tho stage. When
they got lired tlu-y stand, Tlm way
they drink ten is line to behold. Vou
wondor nt first thut they daro to do
this in plain view of the whole house.
If I make us much noise with one pair
of cyinbnls 1 should want to be lofikod
hi a eyclono collar, with four fool of
snow uu the ground.
Thu mcloilrnuiu is, logically, ut m\
end' nt one o'clock. Not this show.
They took U fresh start, or rather kept
right on, und probably ure ut it yet.
Wo hud hud our 20 cents' worth nml
pulled out. The penalty we pub! for
pulling uut so Into was four separate
ciimshiiws (CMll080 for "dig") to get
thruugh tllO vuriuus city gates hack to
old England uu Shu moon.
I have assumed that you know that
the female parts in this drama woro
played by umn; no real womnn ever
appears mi u  Chinese stage.
Perhaps   tha     longest st ralghtaway
flight nittdo by birds in tholr migrations
is  accomplished   hv   SOlllO  of  the  shore
 t waler birds thnt  nest in Ihe islands
of Boring Son ond spend the winter al
Hawaii uml Fanning Island, twenty two
hundred miles uwuy,
Inasmuch lis some of these birds llvo
eiitirelv on the shore and are probably
unable' In rest oil tllO surface of the
wnler. il  is thought thai Ihey must ne*
 aplish the whole distance In a single
flight, Vei, although them aro un land
minks for them upon tlieir long journey
over ;i waste of waters, Ihey make their
way to their destination with tho pro*
i-isiun of a rillu-shot.
The commission charged with tho ro-
visim, „f the Montreal Building Code
has docided to maintain the bylaw prohibiting the erection of buildings uver
130 foot'high, The decision Is wise,
but it is unnecessary to ruin ind tho
city fathers of Montreal that it is not
enough to pass bylaws, It must also be
possible to curry'them out withnul pre
jlldico  tO  the  city's  dOVOlQpl I.    .Vow
the skyscraper is no admirable illustration of whut the. economists call marginal utility. In planning work on any
building site thero is a certain point
at whicli it becomes cheaper to buy it
new site thnn to add a new storey, The
location of Hint point depends partly
on the price of land and partly on the
facItltiOB for dealing With material.
In tho backwoods, where land costs
nothing but   facilities aro.lucking, tho
settler will never build mure than n
Blnglo stuiey. In .\'ew Vork, u'ncie
laud, iu the limited nren. is very dear,
Stops a Cough Quickly
-Even Whooping Cough
Sixteen Ounces of tho Quickest, Surest
Cough Remedy for OOo,   Money
Refunded If It Fails
tf you havo bstlnuto, deep-seated
cough, whicli refuses to bo cured, got a
50-COIll bottle of I'inex, mix it with
home muile sugar syrup uud stint taking ll. Inside of 2*1 hoars your cough
will be gone, or vory nearly so. Kvon
whooping-cough is quickly conqubrod
iu  this way,
A 00-Conl bottle of I'inex, when
mixed with home made sugar syrup,
gives you 10 ounces—u family supply
—of the finest cough remedy that
money could buy, at a clear saving of
$-. Very easy tu prepare—fsll directions iu  package,
PlllOX smdhes ami bonis the iuilame.l
membranes   with    renin r ha bin  rapid ity.
It stlinulntoB the ajipetite, is slightly
laxative, and Iiub a plonsani taito-  chll
dren take it willingly. Splendid for
croup, nsthmn, bronchitis, throat tickle,
chest pal ns, etc., und q thoroughly sue
oossful    re dy    Por    Inciplont    lung
tr Ic
I'inex Is n -i Ial ond high).) concen
trutctl compound of Norway White
Fine oxtrnct, rich in guoiacol nud other
lionllng  pine olemonts,    It   has  often
been   imitated,  tl gh   never   mccess
fully, for nothing else wl I produee the
-nun- results, Simply mix with sugar
syrup or straiood honey, In n Ltf-ounce
bottle, and it is ready for 'i--'.
Any  wim tries Plnex will quickly
understand   why   it
homes in the I'.s. and ' 'aao la tha
other  cough  remedy,  Tl -1 g ■ .        *
'_.,■■   inteed   to   give   rtbsol ite   - tisfai
tion or money refunded.   Certil
guarantee is wrapped tn es       ickags
Vuiir druggist haa Pint \    r ■*
for ymi.   If not, sent to Tht
Toronto, "nr.
but   where  building   facilit m   ibe ui t,
no absolute  limit  i*a i - ■ _ ■
the height of the  it     I tt ■ !en
tral X.w 5Tork  Is pr<      *
from   expanding.       Mon!
pand almost Indeflall
that   her      I     i
uro  good.    Narrow   *t -eel . ■
buildings,    I,:tr-_'.>  thorough
bio of bearing in n*l]   lipid
nn extended business
the   M< 11 ■ ■'        ' ■ is
planning schema i ■ ■■ •
raickly atop* courfba, tu
lie .iw.   .j    -.-I liiuja
u colds, heal*
Many  patent -   i
and   gone, but I J
tit e Syi up ■■ ■ *
most  p!ac< . ' ■
| and cold, and as a pn i '
i of the lungs,    ft is a
j thai   wid    i its
; year by year,
i something tu -ii *   ■.
[ .-old,  yon
Bic lie's S;
excuse for his destruction. If so, how
ever, it seems a curiously complicated
ond elaborate device, as well as an un-
i .- wirv savage ono.
Moreover, Drake's nndoubtc! friend
itblp with ilu- umn, and the favor he
-bowed him, u e not compatible with
such n course nf notion-, ami it is ho
yound doubt thnl il"' neensod mnn did
i,onst of his influence with Hurlel
i, ;   ;. inert   thai   ho   ncto l   with   that
M-nii uii'ibiii curiosity for the bizarre,
nnd lo . with only the clashing of
^-i.i1^- in j onr * ■' - I hm o seen the
i !hinese tin al re mi i j. many times, I
confc - 1 like it. There is enough noise
I-- satisfy the Indluu in me; ouough
color to Buturate me. Thee are tlinos
when 1 hunger tor It. I rarely miss an
j '.i -i.- it. Had l been in
llong Kong recently I should hnvo
gone twice instead of nn
Dr. Marters Female Pills Zl ?2 S S «S g^g J™Z, Xi SS5.i •
EIGHTEEN YEARS THE STANDARD    ttu{£t £•£*£££ ^'^Zr^^XXi
,'i twrll  n ■! i" ■■   n '   i | .      ■■,. , ■. -i;*.
'   i    ■              '    '     US' ed        turdy    of
l)ro7m worti       Ihe .     > . u  ||
1 "' '•   ' 'I  e -    * * at. ttt.  ...:-  ...   .ui  (ims
Make the Liver
Do ite
atoaacb and bowela ve nglit.
pel a laz, live* to
ds iu daiv.
HwdtclM, .oi Di.lroa, ofl.r Eatinf.
Small TO1. foul D.... Small Prk.
Genuine nnubeu Signal uro
ii   .u.i  boon in  - i' incnaurc .'
0.1, Tliora tlio mull.•.' utMiila, lum
ovor, n« ii i« likely to for nil i.""'. one
of tlio miii'v ilnrh nml iniaolvoil my.
torlea of tlio  uiiturnoil  |«i^ f  M<
'i'lio .lavs uf tllO .ln.'.'l.ili' plots  for
Hi,, reatoratlon of tlio sinnri ilynnaty
«.■.,. i.niiirnlh   notoil   f..r   ll ^,-
will, nlii.li si'ii'n "ii I'olli al.loa onrrlcd
mi tlii'ir wiiilc, nn.l by fur Iho moal
intcrostliiR m' tho.o ilnrkly myatorlmia
pononogea was tlio mnn who carried
..n tin1 work nf Li'triiyiil nii.li.-' tho
iiiimo of "Picklo tho Spy." Tho lilon
tiiv ni' Hiis Individual, who, n» nil nro
ogrood, wns n pononago of liinli birth,
nnd onjoyed n poaltlon of tho ifreateal
confldonco in tho Protondor'a counaola,
lina boon nuilli.r for much conieetnre,
nn.l  (IIbcumIoii;   hut    it     I«   Hkcu
onongh that tlio concluaion l" wlii.'i
Mr. Andrew Ung lm» como, In bl» In
torotttng monograph on llm anbjoct, ii
the corrocl one, Mr, Lang dodlicea thnt
"Picklo" wna In ronllty nono other
Hum young llliMirjnrry, and give, sov
oral reason. r..r liis ilodnctlon, which
si-i'iii norfoetlv conclusive. Both
"picklo" mul Glongnrry,ho points ont,
woro otllcors in tho Proneli servlco,
I...ill with In take |,:irt In tho Elll li
Ity w.':i   n'V ivo jump ni thc
rlu.lon thnl tbo wo n atnipor nn.l nre
al ill.' I. moI  Unit   Iln1 in.'.,  in.'  formal
im.I -•."'. nnd Ihnl  the rhlof f Hon
of iho ori'licatm is to drown I...11. word.
llllll   tllll*i. .
'I li.- Intter i ni .1.. ion you may ulti
mntoly .li'.'t.l.. i^ crronoous, that thoy
nlti'iniil rather lo drown the ni.'s "i
lust) iiin^i.I   \i ndors   uho  -;.»   aboul
shouting ti.'i" wnu's qnlto in nsclon.
of plnyera, Our pcniiul and popcorn
iioddluri are not su rude .-vi'ii nt n
baseball gnine,
i passed n lull through u holo in n
wiro screen I" n pntrlareh In hnlMnch
Mugcr nuils (proof thai ha doesa'l have
to  wnrl;   in  I.  .-i inarry,  bul  not
li.n^ onongh tu provo thai lio i-. n real
gentleninn), Uo lookod my llong Kong
ni..rev .. or fi r four mlnuti s, nppcnlcd
to n byatundor, nnd at Insl decided lo
lisl; it. I gol n bluo pnpor postor and
ii Imt full of chnngo, for tho L.'si seal
iu tin1 linn.-  :■ 110 .....!-. plus n 1n\
§MMb Gun
JtitrMv -i"i  ■ mufcti ■
it ihraal ""■* iiiuJ*.
I'H   'Itlll*..   ItPdl.*
'tin  I fills
Winuipjii. Oct I
TO FAEMEES.—Since mailing our clrculai letters lo farmers, such a r.-.dical chair: lltton
in Woatertl Canada lias taken place that wc feci coinpcllotl   to  advise   farmeis   of   this  ciur..r ? .
possible.   When our circular letter was wiittcu. the oxtent of tho frost damage ir. Saskatchewan ind
was only a matter of conjecture, hut reports coming in now show a deplorable condition over i side n at
these t'.vo province.,   For thc iast three weeks tiie weather for threshing an-l harvesting hts been moat numtt.
able.   Thousands of acres of grain are still uncut, and it Is scarcely likely that any of it will be cut   Testa tun
show that it will not pay to thresh many thousands of acres that have been cut, and sor...:   :.. :.. Unas
have ftr.tly refused to thresh by tho bushel, but will only continue by the day.   Frost early   :. ra   tdncad
the grade of wheat in many parts of Saskatchewan and Alberta down to No. 6 wheat  ...
farmers that havo No. 3 Northern or better have every rij;i'.t to consider themselves fortunate    Both. 8
wan   and   sVlborta   will   p:oduce   a   large   quantity  of wheat  grading No. 4  wheat  or lower      3     .
tho damp weather is sure to reduce large quantities of thc bettor qualities to off-grades.     Co:-.':
worst wo have expcrlenccl for years.    This means that there will be lots of low grade whcit to ha Idle
season, but it does not follow that wc will havo low prices.   Outside conditions guarantee good prices.   We
havo advocated light along that,  even  without damage to our cop, wo would not have low prices, u the demand for wheat all over the world will be enormous.   Wo predict that today's quotations fot I
cheap  BOmetlme between uow and next July.    Thc day for cheap wheat has gone hy.    There  '•-"■ 'oo  r.'.i.t-
pooplo   eating  wheat,   and  the   new countries that aro opening up are not any more than keeping pace in-.h
tho Increased consumption.   There may he a lot of wheat whlcb will not be fit for grinding pur
poor feed.   Outside conditions, however, guarantee a good price for this quality of irrain, because the  feed
shortage In Europe is enormous, and alroady Germany is reducing the duty of feed stuffs to prevent the Orr.:. r.
farmers  from markotiug their live stock, which would he a menace to tho welfare of that count
expected that thc duty will ho removed entirely at thc ne::t session of Parliament.   As one d-vie: y-v.    .
tho law upholds:   "Men can starve, hut tho cattle n'.u^t be fed.      The approach of winter will       the   .—...
that a good supply of feed stuffs must be purchase! and stored, aud Europe dare not dlscbey the    Ujnal     Aa
tho quantity   of   wheat   grading   No. 3 Northern, or better, h s bee'.',   reduced considerably by :
likely he r.n unusually strong demand for those grades throughout tho season.   It is claimed th I
States mills intend grinding our 1 and 2 Northern wheat ln bond.   They need lt to nix with the softer Virlet ra
of tbe Southern States.
Today No. 3 Barley Is worth 70c in store, Fort William.   Wo do not look for any decline in these prices,
and v;c expect our Nos. 3 and 4 Barley to advance 10c per bushel and be maintained.   Oat.   re
store. Fort William, and present indications point to oat values holding their own and probably
so considerable feed stuff, will ba required in tho United States and Europe, in fact lar moro than we can supply.
We have been getting several letters from farmers aud they til cxrect to see prl wham re
ceipts got heavy, but wc cannot so it in that way.   Of courro, wo may have a temporary ictie
but this is the time for tlic farmers to hold their grain, md wo suggest tliat farmers select a goo-'., rellahl
mission merchant, consign all their car-lot shipment, of grain to iiini. aud then rely noon his advice a.- to the
proper time to sell or hold.   It will pay thom well to do this, .Wo do not think it ad. tabli to hold
grain too long. Tho heavy storage charges in the terminal olovators eat heavily into the profits itemed through
any substantial advance in market piicis. and when prices nt tho beginning cf the season ai w.
selling. Of course, there aro ttme3 when, by holding anywhere from ten days to two months, the advancing
market makes It n very prolitablc deal, but as to tho advisability of holding for even thia length of time, wc
think It bent for farmers to depend upon tho advice given by his commission agent.
Wc foci sure lhat. the above Information and advice is going to dispel ihe Quandary whlcb many farmers
arc In as to the advisability of marketing their grain now or holding, and even if this should be all, we would
feel icnnid for tho expense of publishing this Information. However, wo know that farmers, even more than
other business men. rocognite nnd appreciate a good turn, and will show their appreciation substantially when
the opportunity oifcrs. Wa know that our old customers will still employ us to handle 'heir ;;r.-.in consign-
incuts this season, aa in other years, but wc also know that there nre many others who appreciate our informa-
tion and advice, and many of tlioso will show their appreciation this season by lorwavdlng us at least one
car-lot shipment to bo handled on commission. Oct better acquainted with us now by shipping forward a car
early in the season, and wo aro perfectly satisfied that you will bo so pleased and glad to let ns have the handling
of tho balance of your grain this season, and that luturo years will bring ns all your grain shipments. Wc know
wo can satisfy you nml thoro is nothing else nocossary to hold your custom. Wc UNDERSTAND this graui
business THOROUGHLY, and that COUNTS.
Address, 600 Grain Exchange,  Winnipeg, Manitoba
P.S.—If nt all possible, don't thresh yon.' grain until it is thoroughly dry, Havo patience. It will pay-
to wait, even for a considerable length of time, Ciood dry milling grades of when will likely be drawing a
rood premium this season, and it could easily happen that tho drying facilities at Fort William and Port Arthur
would not prove eoual to drying a vory l.v.so quantity of damp nnd tough grain rushed forward. An ovor-stock
might forio slipncrs to sell out nt sacriilcc prices to prevent loss from heating. tfeUE tttiss, cbilliwack, britiss Columbia
Ashwell's Big
WE   are   Glad to   Ta
We take stock on February 1st.   The more we sell the easier i;
Wonderful Values in
Dry Goods Dept
Offerings that will surely arrest the
attention of every woman to whose
notice they are brought.
Dress Goods, the pick of our stock
at 1-4 off.
$1.50 per yard  sale price
. 4
t t
. I
I t
$1.12 1-2
15c   per   yard  sale   price
12 1-2	
20c      "
25c     "
12 l-2c
15c per yard, sale price
12 i-2C per yd       "
Women's Coats, Suits,
Dresses, at Bargain Prices.
Supplying a rare opportunity for
the woman who wants a Stylish
Coat, Suit or Dress
Shop early and get the best selection in Northway Garments, Canada's Best Tailors, for ladies.
20.oo Suits
17.50 Suits
15.oo Suits
20.oo Coats
17.50 Coats
15.00 Coats
Sale price
1-4 Off all Dresses, Waists, Skirts,
Children's Dresses and Coats
Furs - Furs
at Special Prices
20c values now       *       -       I5c per yard
7 i-'.'C
At Sale Prices
$20.oo Values
15.oo Values
Men an
Specials t<
Men's Suit V
the ordinary,!
Suit Values fof
36 to 42,
$12.50 to $15
Sale price
$17.50 to $19
Sale price
$10.oo Values
$ 12.5o Values
$15.oo Values
Boys Suits ic
well tailored
$3.oo 2 piece £
3.50      "
4.00      "
6.00 3   "
7.00      "
The Biggest Sale We
Ever Had
Shop Early in the
mmame "earn? ***asr
®    ©    (£)
*aamw ■«- -agsar -aj&r **v-5LSp
nay    ty
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•jijy    vftii*    y^y    y ji^    -vigj
«**!• WJW' *8****M- w -MOP
5 © 96 CD 3
mual Clearing Sale
These Losses   BECAUSE
[e to take the inventory.   That's the reason for these immense reductions
Y   January   2nd   1912
ys Sale
jst Them
Quite out of
nmand your
your oppor-
ill sizes, from
te $10.oo
te $14.75
ible Tweeds,
good linings
11-4 OFF       fe
Boots and Shoes
Of Good Appearance and Satisfactory Wear.
We can Save you Money in Your
Boot and Shoe Purchases
Great Preparations are being made in this
Department,  to make this the biggest
sale in our history.
These well known makes are
Empress, Kingsbury, Ahrens,
Landover, and Sovereign
$3.oo Values          Sale price
4.oo Values          Sale price
4.5o Values          Sale price
$3.50 Values         Sale priee
4.00  Values         Sale price
4.5o  Values         Sale price
5.00      "
Crockery & Glassware
at Reduced Prices
White Cups and Saucers 90c a doz
White Dinner Plates 1.00 a doz
White Tea Plates 85c a doz
Gilt Edge Cups and Saucers 1.15 doz
Gilt Edge Dinner Plates I.I5 a doz
Gilt Edge Tea Plates       90c a doz
China Cups and Saucers 15 to 45c
China Berry Sets $1.00 to 2.25
China Cake Plates 35c to $1.15
Hand Painted China at Clearing
See the Glass Tumblers at 40c
per dozen
Grocery   specials
DATES, IN PACKAGES, per pound -       10c
LAYER FIGS, per pound - - 15c
WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE, bottle    15c and 25c
JELLY POWDERS, all flavors, 3 packages
25c, 35c, 40c, and 50c per Dozen
2 Bottles 25c
Shop Early in the
Hundreds of Bargains
all over the store
momr IMi -wv mwaaa ******y
3  3  3   3  3
m-fT mgjmr *aaatr jp
ffl    3    3    3 CHILLIWACK I'liKK PKESS
Anaemic Mothers
Here is Relief!
You Can Enrich Your Worn-out Blood
and Quickly Renew Your Health
With Or, Hamilton's Pills
Buflorot <>f  Twenty Yearn  Bttvtoa Dr.
Hamilton';* Pills Arc a Real Cure.
'■ I can 'i n ubor it.i.v tlmo during
tlio |uul 20 yours when my lieuil wubii'J
uohing. \t I bonl over, ilurh Bpoolm
would {'Him' boforo my oyou, uud ii
boo mod ns if nil tin* blood in my body
wuntod to rush to tlio lioutl," Thuu
o])ona tlio Ii'Hit ui Mm, Bnocli B, Spry,
nl' Putnam P.O., und eontimiliig lior
tutorofltinfi* fltfltcmonl tdifi suya "Work
nr exertion nmdo my heart boul torrtblo,
and going ii|i stairs caused Buel) short-
noss of breath tliul it fairly frlglitonoil
mo. My doctor told mo thai If Ihnl
was tin* enuso Dr. Hamilton's Pills
are tho grcatesj blood ronewor on earth.
L toll you how i foci today nnd you
can uudorstnnd what n great euro I"*.
Hamilton's Pills hnvo made. I i'cel
Strong enough to work like a man,
as ior going up stairs on the run, it
doesn't bother mo at all. I eat and
sleep as any well person ought, and
as ior dizziness which used to frighten
uio .so much, it has entirely disappeared.
Dr. Hamilton's Pills are a wonderful
woman's medicine. They helped mo in
other ways, too, and I knuw every
woman that uses them will have comfort
and good health. Refuse anything of*
fored you instead of Dr. Hamilton's
Tills of Mandrake aud Butternut, 25c
por box. All dealers o: iln- Catarrh-
ozone Co.,  Kingston, Ontario.
"I would lilu* lo gel off today, sir,"
suid tho olllco boy,
" Whal I'orf" iiskril tin* boss.
"My grandmother died   last   night,
"Hul you told mo lhat story before."
"Yos, sir; she iliofl every night, sir.
siio is playing Llttlo Evn in an 'Undo
Tom'h Cabin' bIiow. sii*."
When Alice Jonos wits eighteen she
booil 1110 Miss I'), Alysso .loiies. When
slit- wi'iil to ruler n normal BcllOOl she
was nski'il iior name hy I lie dean. She
replied; "Miss 13. Alysso .louos
A I y-s-s-o." " Vi's," said tho dean,
"nml how nro you spoiling 'Jonos
now !''
'' I *ve hail cold oullls running over me
nil day,'' tlie thin man ruiiipliiiiieil.
"Von onglit In he glad Of that," snld
his hoartloss friend.
"I don't tbtnh I understand vou. Why
should i bo glad?"
"uh, well, you know, it is quite an
ordinary tiling to Inive cold chills,
There's nn cause lor alarm, .lust think
whal nn extraordinary I king Lt would bo
it' you shinilil have hot chills running
over von.
" Now, boys," snid tho teacher, "I
need not toll you anything further of
the duty of cultivating :i kindly din
position; but I will toll yon a little
story of iun dogs.
■'George hnd u nil e little dog that
wua ;:- gentle ub ii lamb, lie would bII
by George's • ide i|iiietly for nn hour
ui ;i tin e. Ifo v oul I ner hard at puss
ors by, nor nt sl r:i nge doc . nud woubl
ne*. er  bite  anybody   or  imyi hing,
•- Thou ; i '- dog, on I ho ■■- ul rury, wn*
■tiv.'i. fl [lit ing utlioi ■'■■•■■-. and would
soinel .men lear the n ei nelly. Ifo would
ulfco  llv  nl   the  lo n-  and  rats in  the
ueighborliooii, and on neve ul i :i ions   ["•Ives them ftj their rigbl .
Iind been known to si ize n eow by the
nostrils and throw her. He bnrkc I nt
nil the h\ rnnge men I hnl enine along,
ni ; wo Into them un ■ somebody
.in  . ercd.
" Mow, hoi . v, bi ii thc dog ■ n
would like to own George's or Thorn
ns V."'
Instantly - «wor
eager shont:    "Tl on i i's!"
eluded  witli
worth ni' eat*
roquosl   for  oi
moat.    Thogn
ml, for this nrtler would liuvo to lie do
live roil three miles away—lint, as ho
was entering tho items iu his order-
hook, lho lady culled hllll up again.
"Mr. Siimls," she said, "oh, Mr.
Snails!" "Yes, iuikIiiiii/" "Mr.
Sands, I want to can ool tlmt ordor ior
cat's meal. The cat's just caught a
"Those kids 1 toaoh aren't a bit
slow," observed a school teacher. "In
fact, 1'in afraid they rend the papors,
The other dny I proposed Ihe following
problom to my arithmetic class;
" ' A rich mnn dies and loaves
$1,000,000, llneflt'lh is to go to his
wife, 0110-fifth to his mm, one seventh
tu his daughter, ouo*olghtu tu his bro
I her  ami   the  rosl   to  foreign  nilssioilS.
Whal does onch got?'
" 'A luwyor,1 said the littlest body
in the class promptly."
('Initios Vorkos, the streel railway
miignato, "ployed the game" whoa l.e
was al it. What 1)0 wanted was re
suits, ami he didn't scrul mr/,' the
means om ploy od loo closely, "no day
ll friend who had been Involve;! ll) somo
nthor quoBtlouublo deals with him
Senator lloborl I., Taylor tells about
a iinui in ihe backwoods of Tojmiosboo  rolnpod'symptoms,  "Mv dosh has been
who applied  for a  pension   for a gun*   rol>bod,   Verkes."   said' lie,  "and   lh.
"My ono Wish Will ho," writes Marry
p, Pollard, n well known boot nnd shoo
traveller of I larl I'm il, "thnt eveiyune
wiih a Innl stomach may lonrn as l
.lol bofoi'0 it's loo late, llmt Norviline
is tho ono remedy to cure. Why, I was
in mighty bad shape, my digestion was
all wiimg, and every night I would
waken up with a start and Iind my
heart jumping like a threshing machlno.
This was caused by gas in my stomach
pressing against my heart. ' When I
stalled to use Nerviliiio 1. got lietter
mighty fast, It; is certainly a grand
remedy for the travelling man, Tteops
your stomach In order, cures cramps,
previous lumbago, or rlieuiuntisin,
lueiiks up chest colds and sure throat-
ill fact, there hasn't been au aeho or
pain Inside or outside for tlie past, two
years that I haven't eurod with Nerviliiio.   Do you wonder 1 recommend It?"
t   wound.      An  oxnmlnlng surge
of ihe modlcnl bourd stripped ami on
ntuluod him, ejaculating finally;
"Old man, wo cannot find a single
lileinisli on your hole. Where were um
shot during tho war.'"
The old man said: "Well, gentlemen,
I   wns shot   in  the substitute"
"Sire.'- paid the bellboy to tho Bummer lintel clerk, "awake ami pay attention on your life! "
"Slave! " hlsaed tho potentate, "why
do yuu arouse mof Is some important
personage arriving-?"
'' Even   so.     An   Illinois   senator  ap-
"Ah! But 1 was prepared. All the
valuables aro lockod up in tba safe."
And the clerk returned tu his slum
A young nowspnper worn in, disturbed in her dreams of futiuo tuppiubss.
decided to consult n palmUt, nnd sponl
an afternoon recently to v i-i: one in
West Philadelphia. ' fpho rtenrd what
the fortune teller had to sny, bul wat
not Batisllo I witli tho results. " Well,
well," she uakod, impatiently, "an 1
what sort of man will my luiilmiid bo
and when will 1 nice I .hint"
"it ,1., oh! " hnlf whistled the mill
■ 'There i - uo husbnud in sigh! ■ joii
will remain single all tho days of yoi r
life." '' I am glad I" know it." rn
lorted the young woman. "Nov.* I'ii
huw 'om hho i am I d unaud 'lint
womon >liall bo tree nnd shall uo
nger bo   lu > es to n •-■■ stem whieh do-
Aa n Buminor recrcutlon tho actress
decided to t*u't .i poult y fjirwi. whieli
she did with a bninynrd i -.■ and Ihlr-
teen eggs from tbc .'illtige tore. Nol
Laving even tho must elemontury
knowledge ol   poultry, she itiqnin I el
; iglibor   how   h ng  •- ;_<   generall>
look to hutch, She n ■ '■■ I the roply:
"Tin co ■' eoks for e.hiel.onfl and four
for dm ks." Tho neighbor met her
u... i imo afterward, und on being .
ed how ilo- poultry farming wns going
mi. she replied, with n lowering countenance: "«'li. I 'Vfl finished with it. At
i   Q   red   o!    iln. .-   weeks   thflr I   Were   II '
i hiekeos. so  1  took the hen off, ns i
| I'.dll't    wail    il icks."
N obi i1>   ' ■•■■"■-  ii   -'ii o tiie
. no i ome into money, but at ono time
plan we formed for squeezing N. ix Co,
• ml of Inisiness hus been stolen I 'm
afraid   lhat   il   lias fallen into the hands
of some unscrupulous pemn." Mr,
Verkes laughed loudly, " Mv dflir fel
low," said he. "cheer up, ll co.l.l
not possibly full Into Lho hundi nf persons mure unscrupulous thuu wa nre.
The appelites of healthy children liro
proverbial,     A group of bucIi chlldron
not long since were taken Oil II Uiodosl
outing by an adult admirer, ami lunch
enn wns arranged for. The children
partook with fair heartiness and every
nppenrnnca of oujoymont; the hostess
was correspond lngly pleased.     But on
the way home, half an liuur later, to
hor astonishment nml mild horror, tho
oldest child remarked, sedately;
"Woll,   guess    I 'm   about   ready    ior
And from all the rest came Ihe eugor,
icsponsivo chorus:
"So'm  I!"
An   ancient   evil   iu  St.   Louis,   ;oi
reeted many years ago. was the system
of   street   railway   fare   eolioctlo I
which   the   pussengors  going over   tbo
long course of Broadway paid e-'.eh si le
of  i Hive  Btreet,   The  one furo  s;
i ent   Into effect when the Republii n   -
wore in power, and was used ll**.     d
pnlgn   weapon.      But   n   Kor.-y   Pat.-h
orator, who had on affection a I i til
iioney, took  hia opponents' club uw   .'
from them and clouted thom sl
i.v er the1 oars with it, to tin   *. : ■ ac
tion    of    ids    hearers.     "Whe-i    the
Iliminycruta were in," he ; Ini   rt ;.
"ye wn-nlhed to yer wurruh an1 • ivod
a dime. Now that tho Kaypul li ans
nro in. ye wn aik to yer tt irruk and
Dl  \   -a . "  i iiickol.
Prank Allen nnd Daniel Lumber!
huve taken lirst premium iu the American Carriage class at ihe Indiana state
■■'air, and throo of his gotB have also
boon award-ad Ilrst premium, Besides
taking Hist in the Morgan Stnllinn
class  they  linve  repenledlv  ttUtOll  sec
 I    in   the    Roudstor   Sl'allion    class,
Whore speed was considered, nml over
II large field of record horses. Nol only
have thoy oxcolloul disposition, oudiir
unco and strong constitutions, but un
like many of Ihe Morgan family they
hnve the si/e which is sn much in do
"laud nt tho prosonl li	
Mr,   Wilkin   nlso   has   Iwo   registered
Morgan brood  es of g I «"•/ I
quality, weighing 1,1 (0 and 1.1(10 lbs.,
which nre producing excellonl  foals to
his   stillII   nnd   Ihcse   mares   trace   In
dustiu Mmgaii. founder u. thu Morguus,
nboul   IIl"tv   times.
Sninellii.it,.   Uko II   deadlock   1ms   	
br.niglil about between Canada ami Hie
United stales over the vexed question
nf the iuieruational tisnerios. Instead
of upproviiig without modlflcntion lho
tronty drawn op iu Wus, | he United
Status senate Imvo iiltoiiiplod In altoi
il   in  several   radical   respects   to   meet
tne  objections  of  boi f  the  Btntes
aiTccted, Thoy have also Inserted, con
trnry in one of tho nrtlcles ui the
treaty, n proviso thai un further regulations ur amendments should In; adopted without the approval ni Congress,
H is not surprising thai Canada should
have objected to such propoanls, es
poclully in view of the fnct that tho
necessary legislation to pormll tho re
quisito proclnmntlon by tho governor*
gonornl was nassed at Ottawa Inst yenr.
Tho worst teatnro of the situation i
thut it scarcely oilers oncuurngom ml
for entering upon further nogoitutions
of a aimiliur kind.
air, moisture, warmth am! fond iu or*
r to live, multiply ami work, The
particular food of n groal muny bac
teria is sugar, and the product which
they manufacture is called acid, Por
instunee, when the juice is pressed
from Ihe apple it is culled sweet cider
boeaUBO of ihe sugar il contains, Itnl
B001I Ihe buctOI'in enters from the nir,
frum unclean utensils, or from other
surroundings, nud uf once begin tu
work upon the sugar, which soon turns
the cider hard   1  finally  U   boeomos
vinegar, unless put Into an air tight
keg and kept   in a cool place.
Among the constituents of milk are
water to the amount nf 87.1 per cent.;
I'nt, 8.0 tier cent.; casein, B.fl per cent.;
mlnoral matter, ,70 per cent.., ami sugar,
4,70 per cent. When the milk is lirst
drnwil il tastOB sweet, because of the
milk sugar which it contains, just the
same as eider tastes sweet when it is
Ilrst pressed frum llie apple. The aver-
ngc milk, as will be seen nlains nearly 0 per cent, sugar, which means nbmit
fl pounds I'm* every om* hundred pounds
of milk, which, when changed Into acid
by the bncloria produces what we cull
To work best, these bacleria require
wnrin surroundings of nboul 70 degrees
I-',, or room lemperatiire; besides they
must hnve some nir and enough mols
lute Im keep tholl food, the sugar, iu
solution.    The milk, Ihe same ns cider,
has   nil    these    i jitions    pirsenl,    so
jusi as soon lis it is drawn the bacteria
begin to work rapid I v, because since
lho   milk    Is    warm   all    Hie   conditions
uocosBiiry uro exactly right,   Then, un
Ic'.   Ihe' milk   i.   cooled.   Ihey   couli	
rapid work until all the sugar is cluing
ed   l« acid     lho milk  'muted.
Sim-o llie*-e lit I le nrgillilsiliS must
flrsl    gel    into   the   milk    then    have   II
warm   tomporntnro  in   which  to  work,
Hie way lo j.icvcul Hie milk frolll -mill'
in;;  is io keep Ihe brndeiia  mil  as t I
as possible, then make Ihe surround
ings,  so  mild   thai   thoy  cnnnot   worli
To   du   this   bave   all    Blir I) lings,   ai
yard,    stable    and     stall     lu     u	
When Nostrils are Plugged
Your Catarrh is Bad
Most    Agreeable   nnd   Surest Cure   is
Cn-tnrrhozonc, Which Cures Evory
Curable Case
Catarrh ozone proves especially good
in those chronic, eases where mucus
drops down the throat, sickens the
st munch, and pollutes the breath.
When the nostrils are BtufTod, only a
few breaths through the inhaler are
needed to clear the passages, and where
there Is coughing and sore bronchial
tubes the smithing, healing properties
of Catarrh ozone net almost as magic.
Once you step Inking medicine into
the stomach, uml get the healing oils
and pare balsams uf Culnrrho/.onn at
work ymi can lie sure of quick ami
lasting cure Cor hobo colds, catarrh,
wenk lungs, bronchitis, and speaker's
sure throat.
"As Oatorrhoisone has eurod mo of a
Catarrhal Cough and Asthma that lasted thirteen years, 1 fool I can houostly
recommend It. I really used all kinds
of medicine, but Catairho^oue was the
only one tbat did auy real good. I am
entirely cured have no cough, no had
breathing spells, not a • ■inn of a cold or
catarrh about mo, But I win always
occasionally use 'Catarrhosono,' I prizo
it ho highly.
" Mrs. K. D. Osgood,
"Johnson   P.O., Ont."
The comploto *l.0t H>t of Catarrh
07.0110  is  sulli.-iciit   for :'    ths'  (real
ment, nud is guaranteed. Smaller si/e
OOc. al all dealers, or The Uutorrh-
07,0110 Co., I'.ul.'nlo,  N.Y., und  Kington,
Tho.1;. Grifflii, of Pence River Lauding,
Tells How He Oot Bid of Ilia Rliou-
mattam—Houostly Earned Popularity
Mrs .lonehlm    CI lorburrv,    eighty
years old aud partially blind, ■ tiy
began work :is ;, stenographer for :i
Toronto, Ontario, broker, nrhu ilenl» in
Wi stern ■ naadian [iropcrtli -.     She had
I"  i» training for the position for a
yenr.      So   fat   she   Imi   given   entire
■::li ifltel inn
(old Springs, Pcaco tllvor Landing,
Alta.—(Special),—Just why Dodd's
Kidney Pills totaln their wondorful
t\ po]>ularity is easily shown by n trip
across thu prairlos. Every town, vil-
lage and posl ofllco has at li-nst "ii'-
man nr woman who is rendy to toll of
|p:iin, rollovod and health restored by
il.,- great Canndiun Kidney Roaiedy.
Let Tims. Orlflln, of tiiis plnco, add h -
Btatcincnt to tho hosts already pub'
" Wlii'n i came to tiiis priri of the
country," Bays Mr, Gritlln, "1 was
troublod wilii :i bod bai h and Itheu:
niatisiu in  my -: Iders  i hips.    . I
■ ■   tor s!k  boxes of  Dodd's   Kiilnoi
II   !
on a man'
tion  foi  -■■ enrii -.    '
i,,-. p yn ■ ■ ■    .
Putin   i's I t-'nrn
ways In and prompt.   Sold
■     <-AB50RGIilLJR::s'.'
.   ll.   {till   III        ■>.
.  • i<     I.i   , Thrum! ih
Ithero were (.coding spirits iu tho noigh*
| horhood who hud I n  known t** aver
thnt   at   ono   tin Id   Well orb v   had
driven u  hurs.      If lhat  had  been bo,
.ting Wollerby had managed very su. -
resflftilly to ban! li tho memory of those
■   road ful du; -  I roin hie mind.     There
- n reception nl Wollerby House one
,  :iv recently, end the young heir to tho
rood domain- wan observed to bo on-
■    lutlously   showing   off   the   family
' seal,   It roiirescntod .^t. George nnd tho
Dragon.     "Oi t my uneestors, you
;.it.w," ho observed pompously, ">
mi id to have klllo I tho Drn | n."
• 'Good grn doivsl" said u scoffer neai
i.\, "liow di l he manage il .' I up
•-n-.-   he   didn't    ei    run   oyc   it,   lid
of tbo bent I uown nn 1 nblesl of
■ i ■ not  given t.i t
Ihii fondnoss
i ,r bn vltj ■ ;   lhat   bo ombraeea
i ior!  n t;     of   leading
, also,   During tin- hoar
M. Mauvel, first  pre.sblenl  of Porlu    ' ilII9 :,,,,t tho» &y* me l'T    :" ?',ec:
gal,  reeently  elected  bv  the  national * nlso rocommonded them to uiy eldosi
republic   assembly,    Is'a   diplomnl   inl  wuo wn8 '■""ll,""i ", "■•■ ,"'11 l"';,,
" klujc the rovolutioimrv spiril which  Hhemnatlwii.
1    ■* Now  I   know lhat   Dodd -  kidney
Pills are t he bi sl n 'di di ■■ Por liheuma*
ml ;li    i o fanned into a 11 a mo
!■ il
war.     lie is n citiz ' Arriegn.
King Albert of Uolglum is intensely tisi" an,] ihv KliIlu'.vs* ' recommend
practice! nud lint a keen oyc for bus] ""'" '" ovor>' P01***011 ■ h,,;ir pomplain-
ness, in spite of his exulted position ii,;- '" ,",! ''',,il!l-; well."
He cxpecti to vlsil ihi- eountrv soon "'"'•l'- Kidncj Pills made their pop
to promote hi* cherished scheme 0f |ulnritj by keeping on coring sick kid
creating it national merchant marine
tlmt Belgium freights may I nrriod
Wlliltliry condition. Uieu entry uml brush
Ihe cow at   loasl   with ns much cure and
nil out ion as In given the liorsos, Koop
nil pails, Btrnlnora and othor mill, uleu-
pils Bempulonsly .dean, and dually cool
the milk to GO degrees P. immediately
after milking, Betting milk Into an
Ice box. a cave, or a i ellar to cool is
not a vory good plan, because of tie
ipieut   pour   VOnlilution   and   bad   odors,
A  more satisfactory  way i** to moko
cither   II    small    vat,   largfl   OOOUgh   to
hold sovornl shot gun milk cans, or cut
a barrel into halves and provide with
a woll lined cover to keep out all dust
and shield the heat from the sun. By
placing liii" between tho pump aud tho
watering trough, Mien run a spout from
the pump it. the cooler, ond nnothor
from i!.*- cooler to the trough, fresh, cool
water may be I epl nboul the contents
,,r the cole- ::i all times. Tho nvet
age temperature of well water is about
50 degrees P., so an arrangement like
bis i - ii simple, inexpensive :ird effec
live wuy t'i keep milk from souring,
Von can tell when n mnn has mado
• e money by how pnl roniziug he is
to everybody who hasn i.
Tho average friend, line the nvorngo
shadow, Is only on hand when tho sun
Combs should not bo washed, clean
thom by   passing n  piece of soft   rag
between   the  teeth.
Worms feed upon the vitality of cbll
dren and oi dangei t;'<- i li' es. \ simple
nu ! effective cure is Mother Graves1
Worm   Exterminator.
Belgium bottoms instead of in foreign
:'  "•   '■' Co°-      Kev.  Dr.   Washington  Gladden,   who
norsville. Ind.. wns a doe stud il of
tho families of tho American bred trotter with the object of ascertaining
whit li one produced the most i auty,
peed and gcnernl usefulness. His ox
tensive investigations led to the conclusion thnt in Vermont Block Hawk
and id- dettcondnnts wore fo . ire ol
these qualities than in any other family. Consequently wben h ■ pin it; so I
llii Btallions. Prnnh Allen and Dunicl
Lambert, ii was with the idea of getting ns much of the uinod of Vermonl
BInck Hawk as possible throngh bis
must famous sous, lit hun Allen nud
Daniel Lambert, nnd in this bo was
highly successful.
Prank Allen 401)4, American Murgn
Register, is the champion Morgn sin w
stallion nml i- the ^>n ot Ashley's
Kthan Allen (sire of Allen Maid,
2:10 1 2, nnd otiu r-i. -turn Mlsa (liilig,
by Glllig, 2:211 I ■' (sire ol Ventura,
2:11   1-2,   I   twenty timr   others   in
tlo*   lis) |;   BCCond   dam   Dollyj  b\
,.- , ibori ■ site of ' onmeo, :. Ifl l I, nnd
thirty seven other trottei ; third dam
by Thomn* Jefferson. He is n soul
i , uit 'i. weigliiug 1,215 ponu Is ■■. liiinry
tl.sii, full sixteen hands high, grand
I'ottfoi mul ion, u pure imitc I trottei
with  '
■  ,.   »i| liimsell   i most   pot  nl  sire. Ho
nbred Mori        ritli
case wh   li coso bof   lo   BInck   Maul.,  tbo  groatesl   ■ i
.    n  i nrned klnn'»  lb Istori   and   show   hot i     Hi il   over
-   ai wl nl seemed llki l\  to  I red,
.s, ^ Every Woman
-,< OH r.T-\RVEL Whirling Spray
v       v-. i
Bi   :■-.    "■.,':"'/Z-
■tNDSOR SttrPLV CO,, '•     _'
m,nd..„. O,,. ..,,,.:*l- Nl     ••
: m limbic length, until    hi-<
wonry of the
.    . pnildi i.i.. looked toward tho
I Rontly iiu|uiro.l whit day
,:, Tho q ic.tlon   wa.  ,o ones
.  led that the barrl.tei I  ! n while
,   i  ;, ni    o ii nl :ii   Hi" miostton n
•'■|'i.,.-.|:.... me li I," ho renii id, win 11
ho had partly roi ot on ;  fi ■: i  hi. sn.
pri •■
■ > (\h, ye., quite bo, '' responded tin1
judf(o, in his wiuve.l t s.   "You loe,
I only .ii i wanud to aiontlon thai I
.hall lint be ultlliiR nftor aoxl Sun.
who i «  . i :i tortoiao nholl out
polled liei   r ii| o mornliiR nnd
,   ml  eoonnmlcnl  ordoi   no
order for      ed ben na, homin >. yosto.
i  .;.  , nnd no forth   aod .he t m
)hllllwaok,   B/itisti   Columbia.    ,\   Housoliold  MadlCtUO.   Thoy    tl   I
-•.. s.r« n  ii ■• ■      .• !■• t.««. f»...f ■       villi  tbo Btcrllnjr pro
• I-      •■• ,...". .."I (ran lai.n ir  Hi.   , ., ,   I   |',.i .,.;,,(Iii in
.;:*:•;:;, u""""iiScc.,..ii'".'..'.	
,   K.rUi.n   btilldlo.    iiuiii.... • Bod.ri   not bn v III ll"' homo,    II
•    ••' 'T'"<-l"lv.",'. Si?! • . with man} i     ■
,,.  in.  ...I   rona.      . i*.   iv.f*   h.i • , ,
„,,,,.     ..■        taut month'. «.» choopor tnoa a 1101
>•,.   j    '   ■■■■...• •!.   l«i   '" •■■'■   st i„i    .-    ,,..•   t hand, ni tl all for
.,:*•'.„;'. ."■•--.v,:!-.^r''"'"' l In mn-. . : ■ i. ■..
Il>s other -' I Daniel Lnmbeii
i-   the  en   a.
te:   above,  -      ■        ;      belt,  by
i': I Lninlii ■' ''': ae. nnd .inn. by  De
L- n-.i's   Kthan   N     I il   .   third  dam
II ,. i,   ih..\l   :'■!.    lie  li   .Is  year
nf ;i^.*. -'niiil-   15.- handu  i weigh.
1,0511 | Is.
Although llloeh  llawh .1 1 in Ver-
 i.i and  'in--:" huaottn, ; ■ i ninny of
■ h- nnd ii'ii'i'l* "is tooh lirsl premium, in Indinnn. Koiitueky, Ohio and
; I   back lu Hi" OO'i, 70'« nnd 80'a.
nnd for tunny yoara i" BUcceH.ioii thoy
wen i" t lieuten In thc old National
ll„- .■ Bhow, nt St. Uul . \l . I'm
iniiH'iit .'iitioiiy these wore Indian ' lilof,
IU I Cblof, Silver Heol, Hudd'a BInck.
howk, Udy Do Jarnotto, .lublleo Do
dnrnette, Qreon Mountain Itlnckkawk,
Duliith, Illinois I hiof, Silver Iteol. and
Stoekbrldgo Chief.
The   blood  of   Dlnpl    't Bppoars
iu n greal innny of tin' foni     •   n   dre.
.  sn.l.ll so  lti ni.:   nnd   l«
• i *   1: :iil\   i onsldorc I.   I      I i
.taillon . i i to 1 oa I I f tl
• ...     B.i tc     llxporlinentu)    Station,
'■■.ii    r,,liiis,  traeos   three   times   i"
Hawk,   .in I   tin    -     'i nnionl
i • ng    I'n  in.    nl     Ml    III ..:>.    Vt„
it< .| oatirolv to tl
coined tho phruso "tainted money" Ims I
ten lore i hla resignation aa pastor ol tho
first i ongrogotional i hiirch of ' '• lain
bus, I llii ., because mcmbi rs of liis (lock
would nol mi I s,t\ ices In sufll 	
iiiiiiiln'rs t.. meet with !ii~ approval. Ilo
has been pastor of tl o Coluinbm chun I.
since I^^J. nnd Iind beoa In thc mill
istry since IStlO. \ fow yenn ngo he
led   the  opposition   t.,   proposed   ••■'•-
by John I). Itorkcfollcr to the chin ■	
of the Unite I States,
'"■ nl   Kl berl   do  Wnll,  the  Itoer
loader who was exiled because  I a  i.
fi I to in!,,, tho oath of alleglanco at
the rl I' thc inir wit 11 Knglniid, Is
now pastor of the llohenwnld, Ten
■ • see, i-ui-s church, Two yenrs ngo
Im mado n trip in Capo Town, but tho
nul!... ni..s r. in.,.i hi,,, permission to
enter, (leneral do Wall Is n scho] irlj
limn, .penklng twolvo InngnnKiH, mul
holds ;. null ber "I college dcgi es. ' -
n   pi i.';..;.in  nn I  pastor  ho  gives  I Is
time and tnlenl fr t rhnn e,   '..::;
■'    I   in  worldly  goods nnd  .nklng
j' easurc in • lillnnt i op i   i ol'.
Mlsa Annie l.c.iry, of \"w Vurk. who
Intends to  found,  vviili  tho ..ssistan c
of  Mrs,  Hetty    Oreeo,    n    un;
named after Chrl Inphei I  ilui ibns,
made n countess by Pope I  XIII,   n
I0H2, In i Liniii'.ii nl' her miminc
t Ittentionnl, charitable, and
enterprises,      M thai  tli I.    |\i .
■   ■ Ihh        had li    i' Imiii
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Shi   ...    ai ,   Miss   (iweadnliar   I
well, ii ;... ha I been decora ted \i
tinier m' Iho '   '     i 11   e.     Tin   litlci
of . • lint, ' itess, dnl •■   i id   tli • '.' ,•
■•■• ro Instil i-. .1 during the  ' the
temporal powor of iii ■ I'ope, nnd were
rocognlxod in the Papal principalities,
Tlio s ninn;: of mill, i- not unlike the
souring of frutl juice or vcgotnblo
matter. H i- duo to il a action of a
particular kind of micro-organism
which   nn  call  bnetorin.   These  little
organisms -ire n  u- I .!.-:,I  like othoi
forms of life, in that  they must  have
.Afraid fo Eat?.
of indigestio
A idtcnl Noc.t Supplied. Wlton
modlclna is found that aot only ni
upon the stoinnoh, but is so composod
•imi cortnln Ingrcillonta ol i' pnaa uti
nltored through the stomach to Iind
action in Hie bowels, thon thoro ii nvnit
niili' n pttrgnth i* uinl n clonnsor of groat
eflfectlvenei ■ Pnrtneleo's Vegetable
Pills nn- o! Ciis character nnd ure lho
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they havo been in use thoy hnvo cmt4.li
lishoil themselvca us no othor pill lift,
•nd you won't know jrou lure a itomach. They will see toil
that your food ii properly digested. They lie among the
best of the NA-DRU-CO preparations, compounded by
expert chemist*, and guaranteed by the largest wholesale
druggists in Canada. 50c a box. If your druggist has nol
stocked them yet, send us "oc. and we will mail you a box.
Nimau oaua >nb Chimical co. or c.n.d. uurro.      monthcm.
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Chilliwack  and   Surroundings
Historical Sketches ot Many ot the Leading Business Men
and Firms ot Prominence.
THE EMPRESS HOTEL is Chilliwaek's leading, first-class hostelry nntl us we refer in tiiis
nrtiele to tho leading business mon who ure lidding lustre to the annuls of tlic Frasor Rivor Vnlloy history in this section, we point with a (logroo
of prido to this house mul its gonial host und proprietor, When travelers nnd tourists meet about
tiie first topic of conversation is the hotel nnd
surely too much praise cnulil sonrcely bo Riven
the Empress, Tho writer hus travoled extensively
all over llie country, and nowhere in a city the.
size of Chilliwuek hns he been lietter pleased or
li ut this lintel. The lobby is
lurge, comfortable nml nicely furnished, uml ii
Ilium like nir perviules the entire establishment,
Here the guest is mnde to feel ut home, huppy
nml contented, The table would suit un epicure
nml the best markets nre ruusiieked to place before tiie putrons the must tempting dainties uml
the finest vinmls. Nothing is too good to bo
plsceil before Ihe (s'uests nml Ihe service is on
pur with the siiniptiinusiiess nf the table, Prom
clerk to chef everything runs like clockwork, und
here the drummer, tourist, traveler uml towns,
peoplo as well nre most excellently served,
, K. MELEM8, ns we write of the real estate
line, deserves it very good word nt our bunds. I liis one of the cleverest nnd most popular Voting
men of the town uml hus mnde u brilliant success.
lie knows the real estate business thoroughly
woll nnd he has curried through several deals of
magnitude, Mr. Nolems is n hnrd worker nml his
judgment is excellent, lie enn bo trusted 365
du. in the yeur and he is tbut type of mnn who
01 ■ to tiie front in uuy community, Mr.
concentrates nil bis efforts in this brunch
I III. trade nnd he hns built up a reputation
. hlvii would do credit to any mnn following a
similar line. He deals in improved mid unimproved city and county properties, acreage, etc. Prior
ti this Inisiness Mr. Nelems was agent for the C.
P. R. and Dominion Express Co. six years ut Chilliwack.   He was born in Canada.
CHARLES HUTOHESON & 00. arc one of the
newer concerns operating in Chilliwuek, but ure
getting their shnre of business, as the gentlemen
comprising the firm are well known and possessed
of marked commercial and financial ability. They
handle real estate, write insurance, muke loans,
manage estates, look after rentals and collections.
They opened up to do business with the public
one year ago last September, nnd huve nn excellent list for investors to select from. Mr. Huteheson has been a resilient of the Frasor River Valley
ten years and is well posted on bind values, .Mr.
•las. R Anderson, manager, is a natural born business mnn and has had several years' experience in
thut capacity, lie is doing his share to help build
up thc fair city in whieh he resides and investors,
homeseekcrs, and speculators will do well to see
well be called "Chilliwaek's Busy Store," for the
doors are constantly on the swing. A little over
one yeur ago Mr. Smith opened up with a few-
cans of sardines and a few pounds of tea—not
very much more, and today his bakery and grocery store would do credit to any town the size
of Chilliwaek anywhere. Mr. Smith is a practical
linker and followed the business for some time in
the East, and makes break, cakes aud pics more
like what our mothers used to make thnn we
thought possible. He moreover, besides groceries
and bakery goods, carries a nice stock of fruit
antl confectionery. Personally, he is a genial gentleman to meet and is public spirited antl progressive from the word "go." He was born in Canada.
branch bank at Chilliwack, which has been established a little over one year. Thc institution is
capitalized at $2,000,000 and is Vancouver's pride,
(being a home institution). E. M. Anderson is
tho enterprising manager and hus hud charge since
September last. Mr. Anderson has followed the
banking business all his life. He is a nephew of
Sir George Anderson, the treasurer of the Hunk
nf Scotland, Edinburgh. Ue was born in Scotland.
T. H. HENDERSON, one of Chilliwaek's "Pioneer" merchants, commenced business at the landing iu 1SS4. uml continued his operations there
five years. In 18*19 he located in Chilliwaek and
has operatetl successfully anil continuously ever
sine« in thc dry goods and millinery departments.
He has done well and spent much in the upbuilding ol the town. He is a large property owner, a
live business man and a highly esteemed and popular citizen.
W. L. ROLFE, the dry goods merchant nnd la-
il »' furnisher, commenced the business when a
'ml of but thirteen years, and has followed it all
his life. Few understand it better and the splendid trade he enjoys is a demonstration that be
haa learned the great "art" of pleasing the Indies.
He carries a nice stock of nrt goods, fancy needlework, rugs, linoleum, dry goods, house furnishings and ladies' ready-to-wear costumes, He has
operated four years in Chilliwack and was born
in Ontario.
CHAS. PARSER, "Your Outfitter," deals in
"Fit-Reform" clothing for men nnd the "Lion"
brand clothing for boys. He also makes a specialty of clothes made to measure. Mr. Parker has
conducted business in Chilliwaek four years and
enjoys n splendid trade. He carries nn excellent
stock and spares no pnins to suit customers, and
bis prices challenge competition.
A. M. ROCKWELL a 00. nre dealers in flour
and feed, seeds of all kinds, live stock and poultry
foods, cream separators, incubators, wagons, buggies, harness, tho world renowned Decring & Me-
Cormack machinery, wire fencing, etc, etc. Thc
concern has been in operation about one year and
t half aud are one of the biggest concern's operat
ing in the Valloy, They nre successors to Denholm & Jackson, The personnel of the firm is composed of A, M. Rockwell, W. II. Dtivisnn uud W.
11. Thenl, nil live,wide-a-wukc, public spirited business meu.
R. F, WADDINGTON is the official representative of The Chilliwack Land & Development Co.,
Ltd., wllloll was established some nine mouths
ngo. Thoy dcnl iu lurge tracts of land III tlie Frn-
ser River Valloy und those desiring furthor infortunium will do well to get in touch with Mr,
Waddington, secretary of the company, Mr. Wild
(lingtnn is one of tlle city's popular "City Filth-
ers," uud if ilnmc rumor is right, will head the
polls I'm- mayor of Chilliwaek for 1012.
STEWART & CHAD8EY ure expert "knights
of tho anvil" in Chilliwuek, who have operated together as it firm a lillle over two yeurs and have
moved slcadily along tbc path of progress. Mr,
Stewart bus had sixteen years' experience ill the
general blacksmilliiiig business und Mr. Chadsor
nine years. Horseshoeing is their specialty and
they have a splendid lurge establishment, 00x90
for the conducting of their business, which bespeaks for their energy and enterprise. Mr. Windsor is u native son of the Valley and Mr. Stcwui'l
wns bom in Bonnie Scotland,
G. 0. CARTER, Chilliwaek's fashionable tailor,
is headipiarlers for the latest importations in English, Scotch and Cnnudinn tweeds. Here tho citizens of Chilliwack cun hnve the world's best manufactured goods mnde to order by mi expert tailor
wbo has Iind twenty yenrs' experience in the business. Besides the tailoring business, Mr. Carter
nlso operates an up-to-date cleaning, pressing and
repairing department, Mr. Cartor is a live member of the 11. of T. & F. D, He was born in New
THE ROYAL BANK is Chilliwaek's "pioneer"
financial institution and is under the able management of F, ll. Lyle, who has officiated in this capacity here during the past two years. He hns been
with tlie bunk in various branches throughout
Canada eleven yenrs. The Royal Bunk of Ciiu-
udn is one of the fair Domain's most substantial
ami progressive banks. It hus u paid up capital
of $0,200,000 anil a reserve fund of $7,000,(1110,
und total assets amounting to $10'>.H78,illT.:iG.
O, L. MARSTON, proprietor of the Fashion Livery, though n newcomer in Chilliwuek, should not
be neglected ns he is doing well nnd bears a good
nnme iu business circles. Mr. Marston runs an
tip-to-date livery, feed und snle stable and bus
worked up nn excellent livery custom. His horses,
rigs, etc., are O. K. and he manages his establishment on just the right lines. He followed the busi
noss several years prior to locating in Chilliwack
about one year and a hull' ngo. He is a genial
gentleman to meet nml merits honorable mention.
W. KNIGHT is the enterprising manager of
Isaac Kipp & Cn.'s grain chopping and shingle
manufacturing establishment in Chilliwack. lie
has officiated in this capacity eleven yenrs nnd
prior to Inciting here followed thc saw mill business. He was born near Ottawa, one of Canada's
greatest lumbering districts. He has officiated on
the school board, fire department and is one of the
community's substantial citizens.
W. R. STEVENSON conducts Thc Valley Paint
and Wall Paper House at Chilliwack. He has operated this establishment three years und a half
and has followed the business twenty years, lie
is a thorough practical man in every department
of his business, including paper banging, decorating, frescocing, painting (cither sign or house)
and moreover conducts a fine store where quite
a large stock of wall paper is carried.
J. H. TURPIN will be pleased to be "your
valet," and keep you looking spic and span. He
conducts a clothes cleaning, pressing and repairing establishment directly opposite the Chilliwack
opera house. He hns hnd several yeurs' experience in tiie line, having lenroed thc "nrt" in the
Old Country prior to immigrating to the New
America. He is also ngent for suits "mnde to order."
D. H. McKAY, V. S. nnd liveryman at Chilliwaek, comes in for honorable historical mention
hero ns we call the roll of those who arc adding
lustre to the iinnnls of the city's history. Ue conducts a flourishing feed nntl snle stable nnd general livery ns well ns a veterinary surgeon gen-
ernl hospitnl, where nil domestic animals are treated in the most up-to-date, approved fashion known
to the V. S. craft. He has resided here three
years nud wns formerly iu the same line associated with his father in Brandon, Mnn.
DENMARK   A   BURTON, (aiu -son to Mr.
Monro) nre dealers in general hardware, stoves.
tinware, sporting goods, cutlery, etc., etc. They
curry it big stock of shelf hurdwni'c. granltwnre,
paints and oils, und conduct u general tinware department ns well. Both proprietors are thorough
westerners, Mr. Denmark having come to the
Northwest in 1H70. and Mr. Burton resided fourteen years on Lulu Island and was around Van.
COllVOr when it wus only a few thousand inhabitants. On their merits they come in for distinction us we puss in review.
J. F. ORR, THE TINNER, cuts plenty of tin
und bus followed the business over twenty yeurs.
He wns eight yeurs with Mr. Monro nnd hns op.
ernted on his own hook now ubout one yenr und
a half. He instills furnaces, does nil kinds of tin
work jobbing and sheet metal work. He attends
strictly to business and is straight as a string, lie
was bom in Scotland,
THE CHILLIWACK GARAGE AND MACHINE SHOP is under the capable direction of
Mr. Thomas L, Lillic, a master machinist, and he
is installing equipment to handle all kinds of
general machine work. This is the only machine
shop in Chilliwack and the farmers nnd nutomo-
milisls of the Valley will find this n groot convenience to them for repair work of any kind in thc
machinist's line.
W. H. CHETTLE manufactures sash, doom,
windows, mouldings, house finishings nnd does nil
kinds of carriage repairing, etc. He has operated
here four yenrs in Cliilliwnck and bus followed the
business lil'ti'i'ii years, Mr, Cltottlo has a well-
equipped plant for operating with dispatch. Ik-
was born hi England.
COWAN, THE DRUGGIST, must not be omitted
ns we puss in review. He deals in drugs, chemicals, stationery and general druggists' sundries.
He is au important factor in tho town mid a
pleasant and woll informed gentleman to meet.
S. PARSON'S excellent dent's Furnishing
Store is one of llie popular trading centres in
Chilliwack for men's clothing and furnishings.
Personally Mr. Parson is n substantial, levelheaded and keenly intelligent Scotchman, nnd a
popular uud highly esteemed citizen und business
LILLIE'S GROCERY is headquarters for whut
you want to eat.   Prices ure right, the goods arc
fresh, uud one could scut ly wish to step Into u
tastier or nicer store. Lillie's grocery, in fact,
would do credit to Vancouver and we tuke pleasure in u irding tlie house generous mention.
THOMAS, THE JEWELER, stands ns lender
in his line. He is nn expert iu nil brunches of the
jewelry and watchmaking and repairing business,
lie bus operated for some time in Chilliwack and
enjoys a good trade nnd an AI reputation for
skilled workmanship, The costliest, watch tuny be
cnli'iisled to him for repairing.
CHARLES HATCH is tlic genial proprietor of
the Commercial Hotel nt Chilliwuek. This is one
of the more moderate priced hotels, strictly 0, K.
and first-class in every particular, "Charlie," ns
Ihe boys cull him, is popular with everybody. His
rales arc but $1.00 per (lay and everything is good
enough for a prince.
A. J. McKELVIE is the live manager of thc
Chilliwaek opera house. He has officiated in this
capacity several months and has had wide experience in tlie show business. He leaves no stone
unturned to provide the town with classy entertainments, lie is a pleasant gentleman to meet
mid wc accord him distinction and honorable
mention with pleasure.
THE HARRISON HOUSE is one of Chilliwaek's
most popular temperance houses uud is an ideal
home for travelers, tourists, drummers, homeseekcrs and investors, who like the "quiet retreat"
from nil disturbing influences. Mr. Geo. E. Parry
hns conducted the establishment for nearly one
year and a half. His bus meets all trains and he
leaves o stone unturned to please all who sojourn
with him, Thc rates are but $1.50 per day and
special rules by the week and month.
manufacturers and dealers in lumber, lnth, shingles, windows, doors, mouldings, etc. They hnve
been established eight years nnd have played an
important part in the up-building of Chilliwack.
Tliey mnke n specialty of kiln dried interior finish nud also ileal in lime nnd plaster, rubberoid
roofing. Tlieir yard nnd office is at Chilliwack
nnd Ihe mill is nt Roscdule.
THE PROGRESS PAPER was founded April
Kith, 1H9U, by W. T. Jnckman, printer und foreman, and a few months inter passed into tho
hands of .1. 0. Taylor, owner and proprietor of
The Columbian and who is now 11. P. for the
New Westminster District, T. M. Caskey is the
pleasant manager, uud Miss K. Carlcton, office
manager and accountant. The paper is Conservative in politics and is it live, up-to-date weekly.
SOME others whose in.it.es should appear here
muy have hud a partner to see, or hnd to see his
wife first, or perchance was out when the writer
culled, and who hnd not time to call again ere
writing the article.
R, CHRISTIE is manager of the Sardis branch
of tlle Royal Bank of Canada. This branch was
opened the 1st of February, 1911, by Mr, Christie,
who has been witli the Royal Bank of Cnnndu
seven yenrs in other sections of the Dominion. He
is a young mnn who gives promise of making his
mark ami the new town of Surdis, just starting,
gives him an opportunity of continued trustworthiness nnd enterprise.
W. J, HOLMES is the postmaster and general
morchant nt the new town of Surdis. He formerly resided in thc Rniny Rlvor district und wus
there twelve years. He went into the country
when it wns new nnd nothing but traders and Indians and was there seven years before there was
a railroad within one hundred nnd fifty miles. He
conducted a store and wns postmaster. He served
on thc council ut his home near Ottawa prior to
going west nnd growing up with thc country.
manufacturers and dealers in rough and dressed
lumber, shingles, kiln dried flooring and siding,
mouldings, windows and doors, farm gates, fence
pickets, etc., etc. They nlso conduct a chopping
mill und u blacksmith shop. This is one of thc
important lines of business for a new und growing town and we gladly accord this firm distinction.
G. R. WRIGHT, electrician at Sardis. does all
kinds of electrical contracting nnd carries a tine
Btock of general supplies. He has followed the
business six yeurs nnd lias operated one year at
Surdis. He is n bright young fellow and absolutely guarantees satisfaction with liis patrons us he
believes thc best is none too good for the people.
He wus born in Canada.
at Sardis, huve operated since 1896 und nre "pioneers" in the field. They ship about 1,000 gallons
of milk daily to Vancouver and formerly operated in the butter milking Inisiness. Dairying is
tlie stronghold of the farmers around this section.
vegetables and potutoes second, and fruit growing
about third place and mixed funning fourth. To
say tbat the Eden Bank Creamery Company. Ltd..
hnve done much towards the development und
prosperity of this section of the Valley is putting
it mildly. They are a large concern, capitalized
at $50,000, and nlso operate a fine general store.
J. H. Suart is the geniul nnd enterprising manager and C. T. Higginson is president, uf th* company.
' i        Opposite B. C. E. Station
!',      Fitted with modern con- X
11 veniences    nnd    comfortably i
furnished throughout.       "
II   D. H. rUt-LENNAN, Proprietor   i
R. A. Hekdersox, c.e. & m.e.
B. C, Land Surveyor
Rooms 10 & 11. Westminster Trust Block
Phone 86
•fwill  be glad |
l to furnish you I
jwith an esti-: I
| mate on your II City Meat Market
! lumber   billl!*
| \ whether  you:
! place your or- *
ider with them *f ||
or not.
To all our friends and customers we extend hearty
New Year's wishes. We
thank you for your patronage during the past, and
hope to merit a continuance of the same.
Lumber Co.
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Good wishes to all for a
Happy and Prosperous
New Year.
.Alfred White   The Music Man
♦♦♦*♦*♦▼•▼*♦▼♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦<♦♦*♦•♦♦♦♦ OHILLIWACK I-11EE PRESS
Dour Sir
"I wish you to put wy letter ou re- !
i-iini for tho sake of suffering immunity.
t havu suffered lh months with Muh
culm* Uheunmlihin tn tny baoli I have
upon I .-it least $ii0.ou on pills and liniments during thut tun-', but nothing
would i'iu.ti uo of tba pain -in fact it
wuh ii chronic pain. Kor those long
IK months it Htavi'd right with me,
sometimes convulsive antl orarap-lilttJj
cuusiug mo to groan nml cry aloud.
ISvery inovomonl waa torture, 1 could
not turn in bot) without yelling out.
Now I will always bless tin- day when
I first started to rub iu, and to tako
internally '.Norvilino.' i\ftui using
four bottles, my pains have loft mo, I
Kiiiill alwnyti take oil my hut to 'Nor
vilitic' and ottii houostly say it's tlm
poor 1111111 'h boat friend, bo-sauna it will
always drive awuy from voo thp Demon
" Voura truthfully,
' 'Thomas 'Jon--,
"Paris, Got."
Uhh Nur Valine    .Sold jii 25c aad 50a
hul tl.-s the world over
A Gorman hawker, Unns lluuormeis*
tor, has just retired from butdneHS, hav
Ing amassod a little fortune Accord
lug to a Pnrin contemporary, misfortune
WUS tha Inundation ol hit*, success.
Tlie hawker'h specialty was the salo
of portraits of tho imperial family. His
mode of haranguing bis audience wan
something like tbls:
"Buy a portrait of William !, whose
motto waB, 'I have no time to be wearied,' "
" Who'!! buy this of Frederic U.,
whoso prayer wan, 'Touch nic to suffer
without complaining'!"
"Do not fail to comploto your ool
lection and buy thin portrait of our
great emperor, William II., whose favor
ite phrase is, 'Augusta, you pack your
trunks.' "
This last always brought down tlio
audience, und in time tho police, iu an
othor souse. linuermoister was Bont
eneed to sixty days for lose, majeate.
Ho did his time snd on re I otitic ro
Btartod his business.
Boaides the now height rocord mado
hy Ueachy at tba Chicago moot, Win.
Bcatty act a now murk for end u ran no
with n passenger liy remaining nloft
with Fred Wagner, a photographer of
the Chicago Tribune, no less than .'1
hours, 1- miuutoB, -- 1 ■■"• seconda, Tbe
new record beats hy 12.'l minutos that
made by AinoHgo with nn Aviatik
aeroplane in Germany home time ago.
Boatty accomplished ihe fcal with a
Wright biplane
| i ria -wFt^T—  ———■
James McN-.il Whistler Is Biliii once
to have confrontod Oscar Wilde at the
uoight of tbo aesthetic movoniont- with;
Du Uaurior, who wus sutirir.ing the
PoBtlothewijitoB in Punch with all lliu
might, and to have gouiully luquirodi
■'Which of vou two invented the
\ farm hand had worked in the field
from 'lawn till darkness, doing the
chores l.y lantern light.
"I'm going to quit," bo said to the
farmer nt tbo end of the month '* Vou
promised uiu n steady job,
" Well.    iiai'L'll't    yOU   gilt   Uliot"    WHS
tlie astonished reply.
"No,"  said  tha   mnn,  "thoro    arc
thrt i* four hours every night I don't
hnve anything to do nud fool my time
awuy sleeping."
The difference, not merely of degree,
hut nf Kind, which is supposod to sopor-
ate the Knglish rector from tbo infer
km ordor of curates, is exemplified by
u re-oent ineidout. Bet urn ing to his
purish uftor hi*- iiutumu holiday, u dig
niflod country clergyman, untieing a
woman at. her eottugo door with a boby
in her anus, asked:
"Has tbut baby been buptizodf"
"Well, sir," replied tho courtesylng
mother, "I shouldn't liko to Buy us
much as that, but your young man i-aine
and did whnt. he could."
All error of ,i new clerk iu the mailing department of an Eastern publisbci
wuh responsible, tbo other dny, for tin*
mailing of II prospectus to a world fain
ous statosman, who had been dead for
Bonio years. The. letter wus returned a
fow days later with the following In
"lu heaven,  , LOU.   Gentlemen.
As your public;.tions nro not permitted
to circulate hero, 1 believe it would be
usoloss for me to subscribe for them.
Yours respectfully," and here followed
the name ef the famous statesman.
Several yenrs age, when the Mclied
1st Church in willoughby was being
torn down to make plnce for the pre
sent beautiful edifice, Mayor Wilson
had occasion to hire a man for u fow
days. He sought Put 0'Brian—a well-
known citizen—to do the job,
"I can't do ut at all- at all!" declared Patrick.
"Ob, try it for a day or two, ' urge!
the mayor.     "Got off any way you can
help me
grand duke, to his disappointment, fail
od to docoruta him. Ho mentioned this
oversight at n court dinner to li chain
borlain, and tho next day he was sent
"My friend,'' sail] the grand duke,
handing tho actor u box, "hero is aome
thing to romember me by."
The overjoyed nctor do pa Hod, but
his cab had haruiy gone ten yards
when, ordering it to return again, the
actor was once more ushered into thc
grand duke's presence.
"Oh, sir," ho sabl, "I had to drive
buck. There are two crosses in the
"Oh, to* matter,"' -aid the grand
'lake, "glvo 'he other It, the i ah
mnn. "
A poor foreign ..nisn inn was do„ged
ly wrestling with his trombone outside
a village inn. He know "Tho Lost
Chord     wns somewhere lu that instru
ment,  but  the  latter  noil  loth    to
part witli it. \t length the landlord
appeared nt tho door. The poor musl
e.iau bowed, an.l. -billing his cap, Bald:
" Musig Imtli jartns," und Btnllcd.
The Innkeeper smiled also, and kind
"Woll, not always," he said. "Hut
try mat tune outside the rod brick
house aad I'll give ynu sixpence."
Three minute** litter the trombonist
was back again, mud bespattered and ]
forlorn. "Vou cos right," lie said!
slowly and sadly. " Mnsig hath jarm-
not always—no. S mad vollow nf dai
house came uud me mil. a hrigg he
knocked down -yes. He not like dat
tune—no, no," and he turned thu back
of his head.
■ ■ 1 thought lie wouldn't," said the
landlord. "He's just dene a mouth's
hard labor for stealing a clothesline
from u back garden."
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Judging by the pain they cause they
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I can't do it. 1 'm havtn'
th' toirae of nm loife. I'm tearln'
down u Protestant cburch, un' boin'
paid t"r it."
.John Jacob A•*■■ tor wns asked one day
whut wus the largest amount of money
he hud ever made in one transaction.
Thi*. he declined to answer, but said
tnat he would tell the largest sum that
he failed to make. With De Witt
Clinton and Qoavornour Morris, he suid,
In- hnd planned to buy Louisiana from
France and to sell it to the Tinted
Stairs government, retaining the public
domain and charging 2 1 J per cont.
commission. They --.hanged their
minds, and Mr. Astor Bald that he lost
thirty millions of dollars by foiling I
gu into the deal
A Cincinnati man was travelling
through New Knglnnd last montli in his
(mi ing en 1 witb iii- wife and two
daughters, Tbey stopped one day for
lunch at a very nice hotel, and after
tba meal was over the outomobilist said
to the waiter
"Bring the bill, please. Wc have
Ind four sandwiches and lour pieces of
apple pie. Wait a moment, though.
What huf tht* chauffeur had down-
"Tbe chauffeur, fir," replied the
waiter, "hiw had s Parmesan oraelett«,
a grilled brook trout, lamb cutlets and
pea*, an ire, a cup of black coffee, 11
fifteen-cent cigar, and a pint of chant*
pa pic."
After u long, h»t, and dusty journey
by train the New York commereial tra-
\cl!er arrived at Kichmoiid, bnwhod
enangh dust off his fate to make sure
thut the right man wn.** getting off, and
balled one of the little sea-going hacks
common in the Old Pominiou city, ft
was driven by an aged negro.
"Drive me to a haberdashery," said
the travelling man. surveying his soiled
raiment with disfavor.
"Ynwub(" said the negro, "(lid
The old horse started off at n little,
stifl legged jog trot. Thc driver seemed to be thinking deeply. By and by
be pulled the bone to a stop, nnd leUO
ed backward to hii fare.
"Sense mo, sub," sai-1 be, "but woy
did yoo all want to go?"
"Drive me t.i a  haberdasheiv," said
the travelling man.     "Oh, yauub,"
said thc negro, "To be sure, (lid-
dup." The hues rattled on for a little
way, an.l then the negro stopped, got
'iff'the box aild poked nls heat in o'.er
the little door.
".Mobbe Ah didn't get dat name jus'
right," said ho. "Would you all mine
ropoattn' it, sub V'
The travelling man saitl for the third
time that be wanted to go to a hater
dashery. The old driver shook ins
gray wool, and looked grieved.
" Ah 'ni aa ole man," said be.
"Youah kin trus* uie. Whcfih Is it
you really want tt) got"
Ao actor once plnycd in 11 small German principality for n fortnight.     Tho
A true happening whieh has lately
been made the subject of a cartoon oc
ourrod nf a fashionable golf dob near
London. A young man, interested in
golf solely for the Bake of the social
atmosphere, one day decided to play a
round. So he sauntered leisurely down
to the ruddy house, when* be met a
certain peppery lord. Not knowing the
gentleman and barely looking at him,
the somewhat  foppish youth asked:
"Are you the caddy master here?"
With,,ut an instant's   hesitation, Lord
- - replied, "No, 1 am not, but I happen to know that he Is not in need of
any caddies this afternoon.'' it was
some time before either recoverod.
An Always Beady Pill.—To those of
regular habit medicine is of little con
Corn, but the great majority of men are
not of regu'ar habit. Thc worry and
cares of business prevent it, and OUt of
tin- irregularity of life comes dyspepsia,
indigestion, liver and kidney troubles
ns n protest. The run down system
demands a corrective nntl there is none
better thnn Partliolao's Vegetable Pills.
They are simple 111 I heir composition
and can be taken bv the most delicate
ly constituted.
The past few weeks hnve been un
usual for the amount of rain that has
fallen al) over the country from Maine
to California. Hnee meetings ivory
where have been interfered with and in
some eases have had to be declared off
This has meant n great loss to cam*
p.'iigiiiug horsemen, more so than to
the association*-, lor iu many cases
oven with rain tlie attendance hm been
record breaking.
lt is high time that race track mon*
agers seriously considered the subject
of doing something to track*, which will
allow racing every day during a meet
We do not propose to offer any --ug
gestions as to how this shuli be accomplished. Tbe suggestion made about
seven years ago to use a can vat. covering which could be automatically roll*
ed above a track in ease of rain may be
discarded as impracticable. The -aig
gc-ttion of a top layer of taubark and
aalt has its diHadvantngc*-.
Some experimenting has been done
with crude oil. The Streator, III., truck
was so treated but horsemen, ns we
romember the circumstances, wen- not
entirely satisfied. There are oiled
tracks at La Porte, Ind., and Hibbiug.
Minn. It. L, Giffln, secretary at the
latter point, in response to an inquiry
furnishes ns with some tnfonnutitn
about his track which may prove of interest to all horsemen and of value to
race truck secretaries, We would be
pleased to hear from Mime ouo about
the La Porte track.
According to Mr. Qiflln n half utile
• rack can he oiled for $00.      Uiu letter
"Our oiled track hns filled ever) re
ipiiri-MH-nt, and has more tbnti met our
highest expectations Oui soil, being
a dark brown loam, seemed lo take
kindly to the smooth advuncos of the
nil, und mixed readily, leaving ti most
beautiful cushion that neither wind nor
rain tan carry away. In dry, dot
weather without the use of oil it is a
most difficult task to retain a cushion
for any length of time, more especially
so, If thoro should bo much wind, and
in wet weather without the oil heavy
showers hn\ .* repentedl> cai Med our
cushion awny, and ospeeinl)*. on tae
"During our recent moot beginning
Aug. J", it rained hard all the previous
night nnd up until 9.30 a.m. of the
-7th, leaving our grounds and road*-
completely drenched, yet at 2,30 p.m.
our free for-all was called and the time
was Bt 18*34, 2:20, SiBI. It rained
hard three full nights, nnd parts of the
days of our four days' meet, yet we
pulled off our full card, and very remarkable time was made in uouh every
race. It would have been Impossible to
pull off any one of the races had our
liaek nol  been oiled, which would IWVO
meant n heavy loss to the nisoclntion
in gate receipt-*, etc
"In regand to the cost, and qunn
tity of oil needed for a half mile trnCn,
thai will vary somewhat, owing tn the
nnture of  the  soil, and   thc  width  of
truck, but for a width say of 50 feet
by 3,0*10 feet, soil, loam or sandy loam,
which would roquiro really more oil
than a heavier soil, it would require
from 1)200 to 1,000 gallon*, of oil, at a
cost of - (J 10 cents per gallon, with
trelght added from Whiting, ind., and
the sprinkling charges foi spreading
"In buying crude oil at that price
it, wus necessary for us to order it In
lank cars.
'"i'he total cost for oiling a half mile,
track 00 feet in width all told should
not exceed $00.00 and should last a
full season. Thc second season's oil
ing would  not require as much oil.
"As to making the truck slower, I
believe it adds life to a track and
makes It more springy. Horses
soeni to like the footing, nml it is mucli
easier on a sulky and driver, and Is
absolutely dustlOSS,"
Severnl hundred new lowns are to Inbuilt in tho West, we arc told, this yoar
and next. They will all have to be named.
It is a comparatively easy thing to pick
out a town site on the prairie, inn whore
does the, supply ui bra ml new nniue*
come from.- The uew map making thai
is continunily going on in Western ('an
ada  is  nol   merely a questli !'  where
tlo- towns shall be put but nl wlilil Lliuy
shall be called.
This mat ier of plnce-tunnes In tho
West is an interesting bit of study, uud
reveals not only an u in lifting profundity
but a very considerable originality.
They ate not the kind of names thai
are known iu Hie Kasl. Very seldom
does a westeru town duplicate the nniue
of au eastern town- whieh fo more than
can be saitl of the Kast itself, where
there are many repetitions. A gluiu-e
at the newest map of thc prairie pro
vinees will show an interesting variety
of names that are practically copyright.
They lire the kind of names that would
not (it well in thc Kast, simply bocause
they have grown out of western expor
lonces and conditions. The earliest were
Indian, and many sweet Bounding In
dian names an- ou tlo* map; men the
cue was taken from the appearance of
Nature, particularly in the ca«e oi rivers, bills, and valleys; and latterly the
surnames of m.-n are being enmtnetnor
ated, mon who have taken some pnrt in
tlie establishment of the town, or, in
the caso of many of the newest sta
tions, the ofucluls or engineers of thc
railway which is bringing the town into
Hut oven greater in variety, interest,
nnd occasional oddity than the place*
names are the names of ihe people.
Here, too, an effort Is matte to commemorate some phase of western life, not
infrequently with strange results. An
Indian mother neur Kdmonton heard
of the huge pan being played in tbc
West by tba railways, and straightway
named her youngest "C.P.B." Anotb
er, desirous of doing honor to the white
man's medicine, conferred upon her
lirst born tin- surprising distinction of
"Mary Ann Hood's Bursa pur ilia."
Surnames cannot, however, be so
easily manufactured or adapted, mu\
this explains the infinite varietj of
family nomenclature in a country
whore people come from everywhere
and bring their foreign-made name-;
with them. The census enumerators
could give abundant witness to this, if
they would.
Ou the list of members of a Scandinavian hospital board incorporated not,
long ago by the Alberta Government
were the following; Ole Dicdrickson,
Knot Gullickson, Nils Schmidt. Evan
Olstad, and as many others of the same
order. These are tame, almost common
place, however, and may be taken inertly by way of Introduction, In the.
same- province and of tlie same tongue
are such names ns Bierinckx, Sbellen-
borger, Weldenbenimer, Muckenbirm;
and Opprtahnuser, Scblottinbofer, Stroh
mayor, and Olhciser are of Gorman lineage.
Winnipeg has a flourishing social and
political dub among the Polish young
men of the city, and some of its mom
bers and officers are these: John Tym
[chorak, Andrew Ibidzinski, M. Gndctxki
| Prank  Kebak.
[ A student at Manitoba College re
tgistered us Samuel Hyxchynski,
I One of the notorious personages who
| fi gin ed in Manitoba police circles a
year or two ngo was a Ifulhenian, by
| name Waayl Andrejesuk.   The flrsl of
j these names is u common one among the
I Oalicit.nt*. (loachiem Thosicltiiak is
■pretty nearly a prizewinner which only
I well running tongues should attempt. It
ts another Kuthenian name, found this
time in Alberta. Of the same order
ate these: (lotella Dvspak, Stern Pas
eiiuh, .lolin Itottcnfusser and Alvn Slog
The government reports from all over
tho West are humanly interesting on
the score of names, if in no other way.
Thoy reveal such names as these, be
longing to Canada's citizen farmers
and   representing   various  bloods   from
II mis  nf the earth:   •Inn  Kaminski.
Vnrko Gotawski, Wasel Mygle.i. Hefon
Achtomejekuk, Mike KorelinK. Petro
Jnkemckuk, George Poslcbulk, William
BnddatE, Zcdro Abaachaeh, Tiiip Waj
tare, J wan Makn.vceki, Andrew I loin
wncz. Mojscy Rwnnshuk, Nokeflr Uow
relink. I'owlo Hojchuk, and .lauosiv, An-
Now the thing of Importance about
all these nnmes is uot lhat they are
funny, or that they reproduce Uussia
anil Dutch town on ('uninlian sod, but
thnt they nre going on out electoral
lists, nml tin- men who possess them
will be counted among tlie bona fide
citizens of Canada. As time goes on
and the more iidnptative of them have
become fairly well assimilated, we shall
have to live on neighborly terms with
thom,' and it therefore behooves us to
get used to their names now,
If we don't like this kind of terminology how would it do to make nil
funny named immigrants take new ami
lest, dangerous looking names on landing!
Mr, La Polletto hus been a district
attorney twice, a representative, of Con-
gresH throo times, governor of Wisconsin three limes, and has been elected to
the   United  States Senate  twice.     And
now lie wants to be President.
Dr, Mary Kddy, the only woman ever
given a license to pructlou medicine in
the Turkish empire. hns arrived in
America to obtain medical supplies ami
funds with which to increase the scope
of her work among the consumptives
of Turkey. She will tour the eastern
states for two months, delivering lectures.
Lionel de Jersoy Harvard, a young
Knglishmau who is coming from London iu October fo enter Harvard University, is a member of the original
Harvard family, ami will also have the
distinction of'being the first of that
name to a-ttcinl the university founded
by his Illustrious kiusmon 37fi years
ago. He is doscendod from Thomas
tfnrvurd, a - oul cousin of John, .nul
prepare,)   f ollegC   ill   the   same   Loll
don school at which .lollll llurwinl pre
pared   for     Kmiuaniicl     College,     f 'am
bridge, 1100 years ago.
Miss Kate Barnard, wbo has In iii
fecit mouths succeeded In having pro
party nnd mono) lo tho extent of $800,
mm restored lo its rightful eluimants
Ihe Indians of Oklahoma, is now woill
Ing tu have the next Oklahoma leglsln
tnre pass her " Indian orphan '' bill,
which will prcvenl further robber-, of
Indian children and enable further n
storntion to be mnde. she is state
eoitimissioaei of charities and cone
tions, und asserts tllllt the white guard
ions of Indian children huve profiled
to the extent of several million doiias1"
by their trickery.
.lean Theophilc llomolle, recently suspended from his position ns director of
the Louvre, owes his greatest fame to
the excavations carried out ut Delphi
under his direction. It was a trem.m
dons piece of work, and with the work
at Olympia murks the greatest classical
discoveries of the age. Ue was dircc
tor of the French school at Athens
irom 1801 until 100,1. Hcvernl works
on Greek archaeology hnvo come from
his pen, and he is still engaged in pub
fishing the account of the Delphi excavations in a great work called "FouHIo
de Delphes."
Albert Jaegers, the sculptor of the
Karon von Steuben statue, which was
recently presented by the United states
to Germ nny, has been decorated with tbe
Order of the Kagle, fourth class, in ro
.cognition of his merit. He was born
nt Rlberfield, Germany, in 1S6S, obtain
Ing his oducation in the public schools.
Without   wealth   or   influential   friends
| ho worked away in tbe face of many
discouraging features, until, Belf*taught
in art, he arrived at the point whore
his creations commanded recognition.
He went to America several years ago
to mnke bis home, and he has an attrnc
live place at Suffren, New York.
The first lady university professor in
Germany has just been created in the
person of Mile. Gertrude .Tennno Wock
Ier, I). Ph., of Berne University, who
tins been appointed assistant professor
of physics at Leipsie Pniversity. lt
is true that a year ago Co tint CSS von
dor Linden, prlvnt deceut at Bonn l*ni
versify, also received a title of profes
sor. but the Prussian authorities o|
pose.) hei nomination to the c.,.,ir of
nssistnut professor of zoology, Mile.
Wockler. who has been more successful,
Worms cause frotfulnesH ami rob the
infant of sleep, the great nourished
Mother Gravers' Worm MxterminntOI
will clear the stomach nml Intestines
nnd restore boalthfulness,
No surgical operation is necessary in
removing corns ii UollOWuy's Corn
Oure be used.
Napoleon Voilloncourt Speaks of Dodd's
Kidney Fills.
They Soon Cured Hla Kidney Troubles.
And in Six Months There ia no Sign
of Their Coining Back.
Ht. Anne ties Moots, (iat-pe Co., Que
—(Special)—"It is six months since I
was cured, and 1 have had tt* return
of my trouble," in the«e words. Napol
enn vaitlancourt, a well known resident
of this place, gives evidence that
Dodd's Kidney PiHs not only gi**.o
quick relief to suffeiers fiotti Kid tie v
Disease, hut clean that disease out. root
and branch, and cure it permanently.
That' Mr. Vailiumonrt had Kidney
Disease everyone here knows. That litis cured is also established bevon.l a
doubt.    DoddVKidnew Pills did it.
'' My buck bothered me, also :u\
heart and my kidneys, and my limbs
would cramp," Mr. vnllloneourt "Hates
in giving his experience. Now .ill
that is gone ami he is a sound
healthy man. Do yon wonder that he
recommends Dodd's Kidney Pills?
Dodd's Kid no;*. Pills euro quickl**. nml
permanently because they go right to
the   root   Of   the   trouble.        Tliev     ad
directly on the kidneys,     They  novel
fail to cure.
Greatest Invention of Age
for Hoarseness, Weak Throat
nothing So Far Discovered is so Bene
tidal to Public Speakers, Ministers, Singers and Teachers
as Gatarrhozonc.
lleciiuse of its strengthening in
tlueiice upon the vocal cords, < »
fariho/.oiie   cannot   be   too   highly   ro
inmonded as a wonderful voice im
lil'over. It almost instantly removes
iiuskiness or hoarseness, thus insuring
irness ami brilliancy of tone. On
tarrho/.one keeps tho mucous surfaces
u perfect condition, anil its regular
ise absolutely prevents colds and
throat irritation, therhy removing Iht*
iuger's greatesl source of aiixtot*)
unfit noss of voice. Thc most eminimi.
speakers and prima donnas are sel
lotll without Cntni rho/.one, and credit
u un smnll degree their uniform
strength und brilliancy of tone to Its
Singer Recommend', Cat.iirhozoue.
"For many yenrs I have been a suf
ferer from that terrible disease known
"Being a professional singer, you
can readily understand that Catarrh
woul'.t be a serious hindrance to my
professional skill.
"Ono yenr ago I road In tho l'lo
gress' a convincing testimonial from
one who had boon cured of this dis-
uasc through using your God sent ill
VOUtlOlli Catarrhos-oiie.
'Belleviiu- In the merit of C;ilimit
OSOItO, I tried it.
"Ontarrhosouo cured mo and has
beon the moans of my nuccoss,
•You nra at liberty to uso my name
it   il   will  help leltuve nomo  from snt
fering, and I will always remain.
•■ Hi.i. Hlxloy, Now Glasguw, N.S "
Mr, llixloy is one of the best known
i tigers nnd ent erf a i iters in the Mart
time  Provinces,     tlvurvono knows him,
und   his  tostlnn il  for  Catarrh ozone
is the best st.rl of evidence of what
great iiouolH Catarrhozone is to those
suffering with throat weakness or en
i.tilplete outfit, consisting of a
beautifully polished hard rubber inhul
er, and sufficient liquid for recharging
to last two months, cost*- one dollar
Sold by all druggists, or senl safely
to your address by mail if price is
forwarded to thc Caturrho/.one Go ,
Buffalo, N. V., or Kingston, Ont,
s a Swiss of thirty three years of agej
ami will be the youngest professor iu
the only Saxon university. She has
for several years taken a very active
part in the feminine emancipation
Thc late President   Perkins, of    the
I hicago,  Burlington and Quiucy Uui
road,  smoked  atrociously    bad    cigars
during  the  day  time  antl   insisted  on
hi«   friends  smoking  them   also,.
At the close of a trip across :he Con
tinent in his private oar, wherein Mi.
Perkins had supplied a guest liberall**-
With these cigars, they came into Port
iaiul, Oregon. As they rode into t'lo
-tation the guest saw a big electn!
sign advertising these cigars. Tbo
sign read: "Blank Cigars—Pi\o
'' Perkins,'' said the guest, turning
to the railroad president, "when did
thoy raise thc price of those cigars ol
Ln Corunn, thc Spanish harbor.
boasts, it is said, of the oldest light
house iu the world, it having been built
bv the Romans in the time of Trajan,
between US and 117 A.D. About 111
years ago the structure was overhauled
and partly rebuilt, though the lowet
part of the pile wns found to be in per
feet condition, a tribute to the building
ability of the Roman masons. When
the weather is favorable tho light can
be seen a distance of twenty two miles
ut sea.
ln rural Ireland popular tradition is
still strongly opposed to the cultivation
of the Inntl within the peculiar earthen
circles or "raths" which are found In
every parr of the country, and from
which muny places tuke their nniue*.
The land inside the (airy circles is hold
almost as sacred ns a cemetery. Though
rarely tilled, it is frequently used foi
pasture. Whether if is the fear of Iln-
fairies or some other cause which gives
rise to the tradition, the tradition re
mains and in some districts more bind
ing than the law of Kugland
Externally or Internally, it is Oood.
Whon applied externally by brisk
rubbing. Dr. 'l ..tunas* KcJectrii* Oil tip
ens the pores and penetrates the tissue
as few liniments do, touching Hit*
seat of the trouble, und Immediate!} affording relief. A llllll nil)
to rod" internally, it will *-till the
irritation   in  the  throat   which  induce*.
coughing, nnd will euro BtToctloes of
the br hill! tubes and  re«plmlo v  ill
gnus,   Try il ami be convinced.
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Planter Board taken the place of Lath, ami in fireproof
Tin- "Empire" brands of VIToodBbor and Hanlwall
Planter for «ond construction,
The Manitoba Gypsum Co., Ltd.
Sold and delivered.
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The Chilliwack Roller Rink is now
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Two-Thirty to Five
Seven-Thirty to Ten
Cam* and enjoy a pleasant
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Roofing and Cornice,
Metallic   Ceilings,
Stoves and Ranges,
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We wish all our friends
and enemies :i joyous,
happy   and   prosperous
New Year.
Do You Know
That owing to building operations having commenced
on Lots 7 and 8 facing on Young Street, South,
business lots in this locality are going to increase in
We Can Deliver
A 50 foot Lot, exceptionally well situated on Young    i
Street at $100 per front'foot.     For terms see        J
Chas. Huteheson $ Co.    \
Useful and Acceptable
Household  A rticles
The little immersion heater. B oils
water in a few
The   stove
which     boils
your     kettlt
Phone 257        S.   PUGH
all cooking
purposes it*
well as toasting.
El Perco
Makes tlelit-
urn's coffee
in a f e w
What an ideal Xiuastidc! [t is
quite evident tho dork ol tho weather
hud not left arrangements to the
office-boy this year, for the white
mantle fell just, at the correct
moment, and this portion of Mother
Earth was radiant with smiles on
Christmas Day.
. .
Thus far tho winter has been one
in name only, except for about a
couple of days when we thought it
was cold, and found it was the
sun playing hide und seek, with the
mountains, ami soon returned to
encourage  us in the thought   that
life is worth living.
. .
As tlm New Year approaches wc
inako a rapid retrospect of the past,
and forthwith make all kinds of
resolutions regarding the future,
and especially of the immediate days
to come. Some of lis have made these
same resolutions time after time
and just. 08often have broken them.
Why this should be so, I cannot
explain, unless it is because of the
woaknoss of human nature.
# .
Talking of resolutions reminds
me of tlie resolutions and promises
of the candidates fot civic honors,
and I wonder whether the same rule
of making and breaking obtains in
these eases, too. A reference to my
diary  will give me the answer, mul
I leave it at that!
* .
tlur City Council will very soon be
elected or selected, and promises of
economy and such like (as old as
thi' hills) will be again trotted out
for their annual airing. A moth-
eaten coat may answer its purpose
for a time, but even camphor balls
may become more expensive than
a new coat!
. »
Let it be understood that when a
man enters public life, he lays
himself open to criticism (I mean
genuine, honest criticism) in so far
as his public duties are concerned.
The Corporate body, of which he
becomes a unit, also becomes liable
to the censure or praise of public
If a public man is sincere in his
intentions, honest and true in his
motives, he should court the opinion
of tbe electorate, rather than resent
expressions or approval or disapproval, whether these be given by
individuals or through the columns
of thc local newspapers.
. .
Ventilation of general opinion on
tlie leading questions concerning the-
the government of our city and
township, recommendations of
desired improvements in this or that
direction, or condemnations of any
proposals in the public business
should bo willingly received by the
representatives  of the people from
the people.
• •
The Editor warns tne that space
is valuable anil as thero will be
further opportunity to touch on this
subject, I will again wish my readers
every good thing tbey could wish
for themselves, and certainly a
Happy and Prosperous New Year.
Don Tony.
! |
i Our Chistmas Trade
Was Good
and we wish to deserve   the  patronage
of that festive season to continue throughout the coming year.
You will   find   our stock of seasonable
goods lurge and well assorted in all lines.
We shall keep you posted as the seasons
come round.     Look for our ad. in this
Denmark & Burton phw\
A Prosperous and j
happy 1912     |
to all j
Your Outfitter Chiliiuiacfe
Down Comforters $4.50 Up.
Wool Comforters, very warm, covered with nicely
figured art sateen. Very special, (M 7C Ia tA Qfl
These are from - «?*•• •*» W f*«w
Nice all wool Blankets from GO in. x SO in. to 68 in. I
80 in, going very cheap considering quality.
We also have a line of wool blankets that are a bargain
at $3.75
House Furnishings
Piano and Organ For Sale
St-t-duKi Elect Often
The annual meeting of the St
Andrew's and Caledonian Society!
was held iu the Empress Hotel parlors la.-l Kriilny when the following
officers were elected. Hon. I'rcs.,
Rov. R, .1. Douglas; Past 1'res., A*)
I). MncEachcni; President, J. A.
MacLeod| Vice. Pres. J. C. Robertson; Secretary, 8. M. tlallaway;
Treasurer, lt. J. Mcintosh; Auditor,
N. S. Mackenzie; Committee:—1).
K. McLennan, A. 11. McKenzie, E.
J. Campbell,.I, It. Walker, Jos. Scott.
Arrangements are being made for a
banquet for Burns' anniversary in
January. Reports were favorable
nnd show the Society to bo iu a satis-
factory condition.
A. G. Brown-Jamison Co. Ltd.
Rock (rusher.        Kna.l Machinery       Contractor!' Equipment
Mining Machinery        Boilers        Engine
Interstate Aiitotnntiilet.
Kami Ii'i|i|i'iiiiiiis
Dairy Supplies
•trauini Motor Truck.
llanlno.i.1 Milkinc Macliinr"
1048 Main Street
Vancouver, B.C.
For Rent
  I FOR RENT—Room! nml offices with hot
Neniciitiihc I'iano, in goml condition.!    'v""'r healing. OOO, It. Ashwcll & Sou.
A luiruain at si So.    Dominion Organ, j
splendid loue, case in good condition.  A
snap at $00.
Every line in this newspaper costs
tho proprietor something.
Puttie's Stock Foods are featured
hy the Chilliwuek Harness Co. in
the Free Press to-day. The firm
hns also a neat window display of
these guuds,
thr i-ltrtrii- rottee
the disc on whieh
the electric current
will do light
B. C Electric Railway Co. Limited
Don't Fail To See Them ")
EL B0IL0    |
the handy Immersion heater for toiling water quickly.
the iiiilispen.alile
kitchen convenience forirntiiugday
limp In at our
Chilliwack ulliee
and haw these appliance* explained
Woman's Advance in the Investment Field
There wan a tlmo—and it wim nut
OO wiry lon-r ngo, either — whon Mrs.
Hetty Green incarnated tfafl popular
idea of Lbo woman investor. She Liud
tu bo extremal)* rich, aud waa likewise
mi aloof and wuil nigh forbidding «g
Today Mm. Green linn a wide host of
sisters, not, precisely kin In extent of
bank account, hut i loan enough to sattro
in tht, shifting Idi-tmiti uf tlmt fascina
ting domain known nn tbe mono*/ world.
The h-in nn haa become, a factor to be
roclcunu ' with in the field of eonverau
ttvo investment. Despite hor so-colled
emancipation in varioua directions, ntic
still prefers tlio tioa of the purae.
Thia feminine nseondoncy in n Bold
hithorto regarded ns strict l> inttacullno
did im)'. develop uvorulgllti It in the
result of ii long nnd expensive itovltiato.
Whon you atop to nonaidor thnt woman
ia Iiv tomperninenl uud lustliicl n born
speculator, you soon ruiili/.e how .-uul
why bhe has boon for yenr** tin* pro)
uf tho gullible promoter unci the bo
gulling "gol rioii quick'' artist. lior
way to so.nl Investment knowledge
and, what la moro Important, the em
ploy mon t of it is strewn with the
wrecks of gilded Itopos nnd ' yoo!
things" thai  went wrong.
Woman in no stranger in Wall street
--that ia, in -t*V purely apeCllltttU'O
realm, Many brokers fervontly wish
that the> wen* strangers. The plain
and uogallunt reason is llmt site is ;i
very bad loser. .Sin* ih willing to tako
a cuance whon tlio prospects for a big
profit dangle, alluringly boforo her, but
when thc markot breaks and things go
to smash, she dOOfl not always under
stand the reason why.
Hence many (tig brokerage houses
discourage women's speculative, ao-
tounts. When a woman loses oil a
speculative venture she takes it sadly
to heart More llutii one broker who
bad to carry a woman 'h account for
family or busnetis reasons has mudu
losses good ral her I llftn face a scene
with the customer.
Most people ol our generation have
forgotten that Wall .Street once had n
firm of women brokers. It was Ihe
spectacular combination known as
Woodhull, 01 ah 11 tc Co., and it was back
ed by '' Commodore'' Vanderbllt. 11
lost a good deal more than it made, and
about the most permanent thing that it
achieved was « tradition of the Street.
Women speculators liavo u way of
giving orders to their brokors with
strings tied to tlinm, and sometimes
Ihose things got .sadly tangled, aa tbia
typical incident will show:
A woman who owned aome bank
stock asked a broker lu sell at 250.
The market on thia stock had not been
active for a good while, and 250 whs
tiie highest price yet roeordod for the
security One day, however, a demand
for the stock suddenly developed, and
hefore the market wns half over it
touched at Md. The broker promptly
•old tbe waaaaa's stocJ*.. Beforo the
end of tho day it rose to .100.
The broker aent word to his custom
er that be bad aold the stock at "■'■*).
according to instructions, and at-kud
her to semi turn tbe certificate. She
became very indignant ami refused to
deliver tbe stock.
"How could you aell it fm 560 when
it went to ..Ml" she said
In vain the -broke- pleaded thai he
oud simply followed instructions, ami
that he coul-.l not dieaui that it would
go lo 3'V). The chances at the time ha
**old it wore llixt it would go back to
its old figure of 8*30. Me had t**> go to
court to got Ibe utock.
Many women who have a -.ague no
tion of speculation believe that all lha'
is necessary lo get rich in Wall Rtrocl
is to got a "tip" and play it and the
dollurt come pouring forth. This ill*
ludod idea has also got unsuspecting
mon into trouble.
"Where did you get that oxqulsltu
gold pursetM aska one woman of nn
othor at lh<* Btta*Carltoii.
"Ilk. Harry got n 'Up1 on copper und
mado il  for me!" is Ihe reply.
Then l.ady Numlier One talks wuh
hi-j husband, sud peace la oatabllahod
uiilv niter tliat gentleman blU produced
s gift.
.\ story ii told of a rortain broker
who wanted (o give bin wife a $5,000
necklace for bet birthday. He bought
m thousand shares of stock, planning
io clean up thr* puce on an expected
rise iu the security. Hut a panic came
along and knocked birr plans into a
heap. He sold tin* stock at a lOM of
■KU1"". He slill bad I'* buy the neck
lata., io that it finally coal bin |aO,()00.
Another broker  once   took   -some  wo
man frlonda t" luneheon, He thought
In* kui'w ibe iimrhel.-attil mid bo wowd
pay tha rhccJi hy buying fifty shares
<»f Amalgamated Copper. During the
meal thero wni i Horn In the market,
and the luncheon coal film einr.tl) MOO.
Woman's Idea of Ihe "tip" Is close
ly akin to ber 001 pllon <*i field  The
fallowing IneMenl i« sn settial o*1' ur
\ widow witb some Insurance mono)
iron) to | well known Wall Street in
reatment hanker'*- office, ami asked to
we lho head of Hie ftru- When the
was ushered into bin offlce nr* asked
what h** could do for her
"i bave some Insurance In invent,"
-the iaid
'•How much return dn von expeotf'1
riskod tho banker.
"About twenty Ike pel tent," she
answered naively. "Vou see, I haven't
much money, snd I must net ;t lot on
tt "
Tbla desire to "get a lot on ii* has
led most women lo their financial nn
doing. Thny do no! •realize thnl Ihe
grentcr tho return promised, the larger
is the degree of risk lhat the money
employed assumes,
Thi- worn an'a answer ia full slater
to that oft repented incident concorn
inir the woman wilh het first bank SO
POUDt.    OM day she called at the bank
and was informed by ll ashler that
hor account was overdrawn
•■Oh, that's all right," she replied.
«h abe produced ber cheek bonk. "1
tiave \ good in auy blank chocks left,
and I'll give yon one for the over
draft '"
Uut yon must not get the notion that
all women got their lingers scorched in
the stock-market, A few have displayed ran- judgment and discrimination,
Mrs, llotty Green, for example, yields
to few in the Street in knowledge of
financial conditions aud astuteness of
purchase, lu fact, she has n broader
grasp of money affairs than most men.
At one time she was tine of the lar
-rest owners of Louisville antl Nashville
Stock. Of late years she has only dealt
in high class bank aud trust stocks and
devoted most of her money and atten
tion to bonds nml mortgages. Heroin
she displayed sound investment souse,
Hoc sluing boxes today are packed
with securities that are practically iin
muno from Ike ravagaa of panic nm) depression.
The laic Mrs, Thomas W. Lawsoil
had a remarkable know bulge of the
slock market, amt her judgment was
almost uncanny. II is said thut the
colobratod sponsor of •' frouzlod Iln
unco" never undertook a great stock
exploitation campaign without her advice and often lier uo operation. Man)
people have not oil that lie hus not
launched an\ vast speculative enter
prises since Iter death.
One of thti shrewdest business women
in the United Suites is Mra. Frederic
C, I'onfield, who is tin: daughtor of the
late William Wolgllttnun, the "Qlllnlu
King" of Philadelphia. She not only
inherited the control of a great bus!
ucss, but the charge of a ramified financial trust. While most of the money
was employed in "ground rents," a
favorite Pennsylvania teat estate In*
w'stmont, thore was a good deal in
stocks and bonds, ami her strong, sane
administration of affairs lias greatly
enhanced the value of tho estate. Like
Mrs. Green, she has shown a man's firm
and discriminating grasp of large
While the property of women like
Mrs. Russell Sage and Mrs. R, 11. Hani
man is administered by trustees who
have ample financial knowledge, both
take no smalt part in tbe employment
of their surplus incomes. The name is
true of Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbllt, Sr.,
Miss Helen Gould. Mrs. Marshall Field,
Mrs. Levi Loiter, and Mrs, Oollis P,
Hut what of the average woman and
her money 1 She has no largo inherit
once with which to bulwark her de
dining years; no shrewd or far-seeing
trustee to guide and direct her funds
into the pleasant paths of profit. Yet
it is this very woman -more often the
widow and the wage earner- who cun
tributes to tho great host of small and
conservative investors, which is the
backbone and substance of the whole
nation's   financial strength.
The entry of the average woman into
tlio conservative field is one of the big
goat facts in prosent-day finance. The
facts aro impressive. There are more
than two million stockholder-, in the
various corporation* of the United
•States, and of this number more than
one third, approximately eight hundred
thousand, are women. When you include the women who have savings and
other accounts and who pay premiums
on I Ifo insurance, ynu find that the
total number who have money working
for them—and investment simply means
making your money work for you - is
•ner seven millions.
Thus, while the jest and gibe are at
the expense of the woman who speculates iu Wall .Street, the profit, ami
competency re**t with those who refuse
lo be da'■-•■.led by promise of impossible
profit and are content with smaller .iu-1
(insured returns.
Formerly it was considered unusual
for a railroad or. in fact, for uny cor
potation, to hnve a large number of
womon stockholders, but at tho present
tlmo it is a very common matter. Then*
Are more than a dozen in whieh the
wnmen almost outnumber thc men, and
ilu- list is growing all the time.
Take the great United States Steel
i urporatlon, which has moro than one
hundred thousand stockholders, \l-
though it is almost impossible to get
Ihe oxaol proportion, the officials of
that company say that practically half
of the stockholders, in point uf do in ber,
nro women
Among the railroads the Pennsylvania
beads the list, tor it lis* exactly
32,893 women stockholders, or forty
seven |»er cent, of the total number.
Toe Pennsylvania wa- one »f tin* orlgl
na) '' women'' companies. For year!*
they bave been strong ou tlie itOClt.
Kseh year has witnessed an increase in
their bold Inge. So. between May 1st,
1010, ami Mitv 1st. [011, the number
nf  women  stockholders gained  3,819.
Before tbe panic of 1007 the Ponn
sWvanla had 10,000 stockholders, -Vfter
the amuke ol tbo dlsaater cleared nwaj
it iind W-OOn   '»f thi- growth nf 10,
nun  more  than     alf  were  women     lie
hind this statement is an Investment
fact of Importance to even one who
lint* or PtpectS to have mone-, to nivt-d
The fact is that the public i- getting
ana)     from    the    time honored    Wall
Street trtdltton. buy when stocks are
high   nnd sell when they are low,  This
precedent, oi rt null shod,    will   do
much Inward safeguarding 'he peoplo'a
tunings.     And the Interesting part of
il   ill is thai won an is helping to do it.
The Ponosylvnnln is only "ne of the
mam great American railroads nrlth
host*, uf women stockholder,*.. Second
in this respect ranks the Illinois Cen
tral, one third of whoso BtOflk is in fo
male bunds.
Two other great systems that have
many women stockholders aro the Croat
northern and the Heading. You will
also Iind a large amount of Louisville
at:il Nashville, ."southern I'aciflc, New
York Central and Baltimore and Ohio
bold by the sex which ia commonly regarded as having nn business sense.
Wben you COfflO to the great indus
trial corporations, there ia a strong
temptation In take advantage of n very
striking fact. It develops thnt one
balf of (he stock   in the Sugar Trust,
otherwise the \merlcan Sugar Refining
''ompany, in Owned by women. There
fore the logical '--inclusion would Im*
that "'ike seeks like." it is interest
ing,   in   this  connection, tn add    thst
many women preachers and doctors are
included in this list.
The Standard Oil stock has manv
women owners. The general impression
that this stock is closely held by the
Rookot'ollora and their original allied
is very much mistaken. John I); and
his fellow patriots havo more than six
thousand partners in their vast mono
So far I have only spoken of the
ownership of stocks by women. When
you turn to bonds you find a much
bigger field. Most of the womon who
own stock also havo bonds. They go
on the vory wise theory that no one
who must invest for income should buy
stocks until thoy have a nest egg of
solid, seasoned  bonds.
No matter how gilt-edged a stock is,
there comes a time when it fools a
market depression. H may bo vary
slight, but most women eannet under
stand tlioso temporary fluctuations,
They get nervous and upset, and unless
strongly advised, are apt to sell out at
a loss at the first Hurry. Hence bonds
should oe the coruorstone of uil investment by Women.
When you come lo examine the bond
holdings of cautious women investors,
you discover that they have the securi
ties of the timetried railroads, whose
bonds ue legal for sin ings-baiik invest
mcnls In atates like New York, New
Jersey, Connoutlcut and Massachusetts.
Those states put the most rigid safe
guards about the employment of tht*
people's savings.
Many women own municipal bond-'
which are also legal investments for
savings banks in those states. Lately
high class public florvlco bouds—those
Itndorwrltten by strong conservative
bankers—have, crept Into the holdings
of the women who want u larger in
come than that afforded by first mort
gage railroad bonds.
In fact, whenever n big bond issue
of this kind comes out now, the bunkers
make due allowance for the needs of
womon, and tholr salesmen are instruct,
oil to make a special plea for thc woman buyer. Thus hns she reached
man 's ostate.
lu considering the woman investor
you must nol forget thai »hc plays a
big part in the savings bank structure
of the country. Of tho 9.142,000 savings bank depositors in the United
States more than fift) per cent, are
women. This shows that thoy arc
thriftier, in terms of actual dollars nnd
cents, than men.
lu New York, where there are nearly
three million depositors in tho savings-
banks, the -percentage of women de
posltors ia oven greater. In Now York
city this is due to the fact that anion;,
the Germans and Italians, who comprist
a big bulk of tho depositors, the ac
counts are in the name of the wife
who is the financial head of the family
One roaaon why the woman has en
trenched herself hu strongly in the in
vestment field is that sho learned to
louk upon the savings hank as the basis
of a competency. You enn start a aav
ings account in most states thut hnve
reliable institutions with one dollar.
The moment thnt you put this dollar
out to work yon begin your career as
investor. Your money works whr-V you
1 ten jam in Franklin once said:
"Money makes money, and the money
that money makes makes more money."
This is the keynote to all wealth. When
you analyze the sources of tbe great
fortunes of tbe world, almost without
exception you barn that this simple
axiom lay at the bottom of the golden
There la uo witchery or running
about tho amasi/ing of riches. The
multi millionaire began by realizing thc
value of pennies. When the dollars
came the habit of' conservation waa
strong within him aud the dollars were
put where they could produce more del
[are. Then when opportunity came to
make a big strike there were ample
means with which to setxp the glittering
The Inroada that women have made
ii the straight investment field bave a
larger significance than mere sate employment of funds, They emphnsiz"
the big faot that safe and assured in
comes of four, five, and five and one
liitdf per cent, are better in tne Ion*:
run than one ''come-on" dividend of
ten or fifteen per cent, followed by the
wiping oul of all capital InVOStOd.
They help, in short, tu mnke tho woman
immune against the allurements nf the
smooth-tonguod hawker of "at. good DS
I'.ell Telephone'* induitrinl stock ami
nil those other nefarious separators of
p ople nnd the!I money.
A wide ownership nf its stork spells
large ronteul nml peace of mind fm
the Corporation. It means that the 'lis
-ritniimtiug investor bns made -ua he or
she should muke whenever money is
mployed- a careful Investigation of
the eomptiiiy, including au examination
r ith earning eapaoltv over a consider
ahle period of years, its real asset*, and
ith place in competition. tf there hnd
been a wider distribution of the scmim
t.i". of our great railroads and Indoj
ttisl entr-iprise**, there would hnve been
much Ichh eorporatioe baiting dnflng
the last ten years.
Uteri woman who invests In u gilt
edged stook or *i SOMOOOd bono adds
one  more  rivet   to  the  financial  armor
of the country, and thereby strength
one our national credit As France
has proved so admirably, the cum uf
small investors set up the rent mnn yed
bulwark nf lbo land.
That the world's powers nre fully
alive to the ItnpOflftOt part which aero-
plaucs and dirigible hnllonns will play
in Ihe warfare of the future is Illustrated h*. the efforts which are being made
to invent u gun which *'ould be lliofi
against, aerinl enemies, Indeed, it is
no exaggeration to sny thnt there is a
fortune awaiting the urtil!*»'y expert
who can produce a weapon capable of
destroying au aeroplane, no mutter imw
quickly or st what height it is travelling.
According to the Fie'd, both Germany and France have been partly sue
control iii inventing guns which are
proving elToelive weapons against aero
planes. Krupp bss turned tint a gun
with a small bnre that takes a light
projectile, which, it is said, can be fired
quickly enough tw plant n bullet in an
aeroplane, even if it ia flying at the
rate of 100 miles un hour. The barrel
s comparatively long, so that a high
uittal velocity and a low trajectory
ire obtained, Telescope sights aud a
range-finder aro provided, tho latter tit
tod with an arrangomeut which gives
the necessary elevation as the distnncu
is rend off. During last year's French
manoeuvres a special gun wus used, the
invention of Captain Houperuat, in ad
ditlon to a mitrailleuse so modified tbat
it could be elevatud at a high angle
ami fired from an automobile. Further
a combined shrapnel and ordinary shell
has been introduced for use against
So far, however, the effects of artillery fire against balloons havo beeu
disappointing. Captive balloons which
wait patiently until thoy are hit have,
indeed, been brought down; but, if hit,
they arc not necessary placed hors di:
combat. During tho Doer War only
one case occurred of a balloon being
hit A shrapnel shell, tired at a range
of about 000 yards, burst iu front of it
ami make sixty holes; but tho balloon
took twenty minutes to come down and
was subsequently repaired.
With regard to the use of tho aero
plane in warfare, the Field has some interesting remarks to make.
"In the opinion of the man in the
street the chief function of tho aero
piano iu Might, would seem to be the
dropping of explosives on the enemy be
low. Naval and military men, how
ever, think differently; but until somo
further developments take place aerial
machines are not likely to be in a posi
tion to Inflict serious damage. To oh
cape the enemy's fire the aeroplane
must necessarily fly nt a height at
which accuracy of aim is impossible.
"The recent spectacular perform
auces at I leu ley, whore harmless
oranges were dropped from low olovn
tions well within artillery range, need
not be seriously considered. Au ex
plosive should be able to work enestd
ernble destruction iu the immediate vie
inity of the spot on which it. fell, in
pcutrnting the decks of ships and dam
aging gun-turrets nud conning towers,
while arsenals, dookynrds, fortresses of
all Kinds, and especially powder rnaga
zines are targets that would at once
attract tht* enemy,
"On the other hand, there is the fact
that nt present the light explosives
which aerial machines would be able
to drop would have vory little pone
trating or destructive power, thu machines would generally have to do
seend within rille range if they were
to be of any practical use; while thc
difficulties in the way of hitting any
thing from a moving platform in the
air. at an unknown distance from the
target, may be imagined.''
Prof. Ernest Sell in, the Austrian
Egyptologist, reports that he has found
In the Lower Jordan plain near th
road between Jerusalem and Jericho,
remains of a palace which he believes
is one of those built by Herod the
The building, asserts Bellin, might
easily lie reconstructed, after thc origi
nftl plans. Tbe expedition financed by
Jacob H. Schifl', of New York, has now
brought to light many remarkable
ruins in Palestine, of which the Sellin
"find"  is not thc teast.
The remains of Israel's ancient capital are to be found, for the most part,
on a huge isolated bill, 350 feet in
height, six miles northwost of Nablus,
otherwise known as Hhechom, and
about twenty miles from tbe Meditcr
rauoan .Sen. The mount is covered with
orchards  of olives,  Jigs and  pomegran
The first that is known of this hill
in history is wheu it was bought, about
000 B.C. by Omri.  who built a  town
001 led Shomeron, afterwards known as
Samaria There Ahab, the hou of Omri
built a tomple of Dual, and also ai
ivory palace. In the ivory palace In
ruled the northern kingdom down to
782 B.C.- us see the accounts in tlu
Book  of  Kings in the Old Testament
When Sargon captured Shomeron
(Samaria) he took away .07,000 people
into captivity. The population he left
in the city wns put under the reign of
an Assyrian Governor, and the city
was colonized by Sargon amt Ksurhad
don with Habylonians iu place of tbo
exiled Israelites. The next eonquoror
of Samaria was Alexander the Great.
The place cunlintiod to be occupied
Clear on down to the time ot Herod.
He rebuilt and "improved ' tbe city
and i.Kiiu-d it Sobaste. This wa*- just
before the birth of Christ.
Herod had a paasion for building
Cities, and ho literally dotted the land
scape ot Lis time with temples ami
palaces. He was notoriously cruel and
was pour pay. Hm made everybody
work for him for nothing.
Mr. So biff's excavators report that
they have found most of the pnlnces
Of the Israelite king*- who dwelt in Sn
mar ia, including llie " ivory pa luce'
of \hiit. TftblOtS were discovered in
tht* last named, giving name*' of f-oi
8001 and places iu noun- new r[poors
lor numerals, and a few such oxprcs
siniih at. •' oltl wine" nnd ■ * clarified
oil," of which toe tn blots wuuld ludl
rate King \ii.ib b.id uu iibundnol -up
pit  in bis cellaiN,
Also there w». <iug up royal notlci
Offerings sent tc Ahab from I>g>pt. ami
ii elay tablet letter to Ahab from a
king of Assyria, possiblv ItalUI imsir
pal, known in history as the "Assyrian < lolossttl.'' The Idontiflcal itm of
the letter is imt vet complete. Ahnb
wns one of Israel's groat kings, savs
Prof. Itoisner, who is in charge nf the
Samnriaii excavations under tlie RcMfl
A number of (Ionian and Grne
Roman ten-plot- and palaces have been
uncovered at Sainnriii. one of the tern
pies hu \ iug u In oad cun e tike t he
apse of a church. It is assigned to
the Ity/an tine period. Arabic lamps.
Itonuin roof tiles, Greek and Roman
pottery und hrokeu glass have been
found along with muny remains ol
ancient Hebrew workmanship, ine.lnd
ing massive walls nud rtnirwHy*, cis
ten-■• and plastered Stone drains, Some
nf the atones in the stairs are a yard
long nnd they  were well cut nod laid,
The man who hasn't enough property
to interest the tax assessor is always
talking about the good he would do tf
he wart a aUlUaatalva.
It ia near midnight. Tbu. date, October 15th, 1812, in his silver cradle
under his silken sheets in the nursery of
tbe royal palace at Karlsruhe the infant Crown I'rinco of Kndeo is sleeping
Without a storm ragos. The furious
wind shrieks round the turrets and
shakos thu nursery windows until the
casements rattle like castenets,
Strunge that the turmoil fails to
awaken tho two nurses ou duty within.
Strange thut they should slumber at all,
and on this night of all others. It ia
their duty to keep awake until relieved.
Yet each ia fast asleep in hor chair,
fully dressed, breathing heavily, as people do when under the Influence of
A tapestry hiding a secret sliding
panel in the wall is drawn aside from
without, ami a woman enters.
Vory softly she tip toes across the
Moor to where the little Crown I'rinco is
sleeping, lifts him from his col without
waking him, and leaves there in his
Htead another babe which site has
brought with her concealed under her
clonk. 'I he changeling is almost ...c
exact counterpart of tno other, save In
one thing. The stolen baby is ruddy,
warm, ven much alive. The duplicate
oue  is pate as marble, and as cold.
Swiftly, silently as she has cume, ami
by the same way, the visitor departs,
bonrlng tlie child, still sleeping, with
Next morning the palace re echoes
with tbt* shriek of a royal mother, the
Grand Duchess Stephanie, bereaved of
her infant son. The Grown Prince,
sue is Informed, has died suddenly dur
iug the night. The palh to tto* throne
lies open to tht* offspring of the Conn
less von llochberg, morganatic wife of
the reigning prince, Karl Friedrrh.
Tht* (iini.d DucnosH is denied even
the poor consolation of seeing the body
of tho babe supposed to be bers Sho
is, the court physician insists, too ill.
The shock  might  prove fatal
Neither is the wot nurse permitted to
look upon the dead body, or eveu to
enter the death -chamber. Tho result is
thut the dead infant is coffined by persons who had never seen it alive, and
then hurried away for burial to the
royal mausoleum.
Tlut people of Daden are nm unnaturally surprised at the sudden death of
tlieir Grown Prince, as the first bulletins had announced that the newborn
babe was perfectly healthy, and ever)
succeeding one declared him to be
thriving. There is much talk, and many
rumors. But the few who are in the
position to guess rightly dare not
speak. It wus dangerous in those
days to try to pry into the BOCrot iutri
gues of the two royal households who
shared between them the great, grim
palace of Karlsruhe.
So by degrees, nnd as the time pass
ed by. the affair was forgotten, the
rumors died away.
Something happened that was destined to re open the mystey, and nnt
only that, but aluo to set men's ton
gues wagging to such an extent that
tho whole world knew, and wondered.
This second net of the drama opened
at Nuremberg on May 30th, 1828. It
wns Whit Monday, a favorite festival
of the townsfolk, who were mostly
making holiday in the country.
One of them, however, a worthy shoemaker named Welcbmnnn, preferred to
Stay at home, and In* it was who, somewhere about four o'clock in the after
noon, first noticed a youth, apparently
slxten or seventeen yenrs old, standing
iu a helpless and da/ed condition in
tht; middle of the mniket square.
His appearance was as extraordinary
as his manner. He wore un his head u
round, nigh felt hat. lined with yellow
silk, aid led leather. A pair of old
morocco shoes with very high heels
incased his feet. A black silk hand
ken-hief was lied round bis throat, and
a jacket ol grey cloth with riding
breeches to match complete-) his cos
Weiehmann approached thc stranger
and questioned him, but got only a va
caul stare in return. Finding, how
ever, thnt tbe mysterious unknown hud
with him a letter addrc-sscd to the 0(1]
tain of a cavalry regiment tben BtntlO i
ed nt Nuremberg, tbe -shoemaker conducted him to thc residence of thai ofll
cer, nud lefl him there. The letter on
being opened proved to be dated ''From
tbe Confines of Bavaria, pla ■ -in
known," and the writer Htntod that he
was a poor laborer with ten children of
his own.     The boy, ht) •VTOto, had been
deposited before his do.tr when •* baby.
nml he brought hun tip out of CUttl
paaalon, but now he wished to be n 1 ol
bin' His nam, wan Knspei Mauser,
nnd ki- ambition wiih ;■> be a horsfl
This u" the lace nf it sounded plans
ibli enough, bat further investigation
pro.ed it- falsity. Kasper, it "as
found, wns not -i*- other young men of
his age. For one thing, ii I wns iucred
iblv   ignorant
the commonest object's, such a- UflCS,
animals, wen* to him sources of ex
treme wonderment, He spoke onl) n
few words, nml these in bnby language.
When undressed, his skin was found
to be very white. His limbs were well
proportioned, the hands and feet small
and beautifully formed, but the latter
showed no signs of ever having been
Walked upon. With the exception of
dry bread und water, he exhibited a
violent aversion to all kinds of food
and drink.
In tt few weeks Kaspar learned lo
converge intelligibly, and then he hnd
a wonderful tale to lell. lie had, It
appeared, been kept immured during
his whole life in an underground sell
or dungeon, his only food bread nnd
water, his sole attire au old shirt and
a  pair nf trousers.
His guttler never showed himself to
him by daylight, but cleaned and dressed blm. and gnve blm his food and
drink, either at night, or when he was
asleep. For playthings he had wooden
horses and other toys, and except that
he was led on the one unvarying diet,
nnd kept deprived of his liberty, he
was not unkindly treated.
incredible as this story' sounded, it
wus nevertheless verified iu many of its
details; and tho question thou naturally
arose as to who could have beeu guilty
of so monstrous a crime.
Investigations were set on foot, much
money was spent, and eventually cvi
douce was set-iircd whieh seemed to link
Kaspar Hinder of Nuremberg with that
unnamed Crown Prince of Baden, whose
tiny body was supposed to have been
luid to resl, more than fifteen yoara
But now the young man's friends
were treading ou dangerous ground;
dangerous to themselves possibly, most,
certainly  to Kaspar.
Ou October 17th. 1820, a masked man
entered the house where Kaspar was
residing, and attempted to assassinnto
him by stabbing with some sharp instrument. Tho attempt was unsuccessful, but the incident created a great
sensation, and Hauser was conveyed
to the house of one of the magistrates,
and constantly guarded by two bo Idlers.
Later oil he was sent for greater safe
ty to Aiihpach.
Al  Anspuch  he  foolishly permitted
himself to keep au apoiutmeut in a
park ou the outskirts of the city with
an Individual who purported to bo the
bearer of a letter from an Knglish lord,
According to Kaspar's account, the
man decoyed him to a secluded part of
the  grounds  on   prelen >f  unfolding
lo him the secret of his birth, and then
stabbed him suddenly iu the left, breast
with a long bladed stiletto. The un
happy lad, though mortally wounded,
had yet strength enough left to reach
the house where he lodged, and there.
three days later, he died.
His murderer was never traced, not
Withstanding that a reward ef -f'l.imti
was olTorod for his arrest.
It is unlikely now thai Ihe question
" Who was Kaspur Hauserf'' which
once agitated all Rurope, will ever bo
answered satisfactorily. All that can
be saitl is that there are strung rrtiiBoni*.
for believing that he was identical with
the royal babe who was stolen from its
nursery  in the palace  of  Karlsruhe.
Walt/, ine round once again, Mouaie
Again, again, again.
There are giddy doings among -..une
of the mice of Japan, according to the
"Oriental Review," Indeed, one spec
ies of Japanese mouse may be said to
waltz through the greater pnrt of the
waking, hours of its life, never tiring,
though its feet wear out in the process.
This peculiar little rodent is black and
white and has pink eyes. Its chief pc
culiarity ts that at a time when baby
mice of other species are just begin
niug to move about this terpsichorean
mouse is already able to waltz. Put
together, these Japanese dancing mice
will waltz in couples, and at times more
than twu wil] join in a mad whirl. .-o
rapid is the movement of the dancers
that it is dihVult to distinguish their
heads from their tails.
The Japanese say that waltzing seems
to be as essential to the happinesr-) of
this mouse as midair somersaulta mrr>
to the tumbling pigeon. An upright
peg forms a convenient pivot around
whicli the mice can whirl, but it is Maid
that without any such guide thoy wouid
not iu several minutes cover nn aro-a
target that nn dinner plate, and tbey
easily spin  under a tumbler.
A detachment of British soldiers were
about to attack a tribe of rebel Indian
tribesmen, who awaited tbem drawn up
ie. battle outer. A seasoned old ser
gcant noticed a youug soldier, fresh
from home, visibly affected by the
nearness of the coming fight. His face
was pale, his teeth chattered, and bin
knees tried hard tu knock each other out,
It hus sheer ncrvousnct-H, hut the nor
gcant thought  it  was downright funk,
*' < .u llaghnn.'' he whispered, ' * Is it
trimbiiu' ye are fui yer own dirty
"N m>, sergint," teplied Collaghan,
making a brave attempt to still his
shaking limbs. "Oi'ni trimblin' fur
the iuimy. They don't know I'alla
glum \ bare.''
"Tt\ our patent, razors! Iter*! VOlllO
in the world! Two -hillings and six
'►cure, post  free from Strop and Com
pony, Sheffield."
Thus run thc advertisement; and,
seeing it, an experienced "sponger's"
eyei glistened. A Strop pateut rut-tor
be must have, though the finding nf the
half crown wus a practical Impossibility,
SO he wrote:
"Gentlemen, I have pleasure In nn
closing a postal order for two shillings
and sixpence. Flense send me one of
your patent rOSOn by retiitn. ■P.B.-
A*. I don't pOSiess two shillings and six
peace at Ihe moment, I cannot send it.
Ilnwovor, I hnve no doubt you will send
the iu/or In a large concern hae
yours one postal order more or leas will
not matter,"
Messrs. Strop nud Company replied as
follows I-
"Hear Sir, -We beg to forward you
the rotor, and thank you for your es
teemed patronage. P.fl, -Our packer
has carelessly forgotten to enclose tlie
razor. To one witb a cheek such .is
yours, however, one razor more or less
will not matter!"
The other day a young urchin walked
into a butcher's shop ami asked tho
butcher for a sheep's bead.
"Surry, my hoy," said the man,
"but I haven't n sheep's head in the
shop. 'Ihe only bend that is here is
"Oh," exclaimed the boy, "that
won't tlo. I want one with brains
The butcher'- feelings are bettor imagined than described.
There are Union when it. is better to
be imposed upon than to 8ght,
Great Britain is beginning to breathe
freely onee more. Sho has looked for
a moment into tho abyss of anarchy;
sho has all but fallen to it. Now that
tho danger seems for tho time being to
have passed, now that tho lifo of the
nation ia slowly resuming ita normal
ways, thore is everywhere apparent a
aonae of prodigious relief. It may bo
u littio premature. Nearly a week
has passed by since the threatened and
partially realized strike of all the rail
waymon in Great Brjtain was averted
by tho deft interposition of tho government. Vet 1 havo only to tako up
this morning's papers to see that all is
still fur from being well. From many
and widely separated parts of the kingdom como reports of rioting nml unrest,
of renewed strikes, of difficulties in carrying out tho terms of peace; Liverpool
remains in a stale of semi siege ami
.lure not yet relax a single one of its
military precautions; iu Manchester
trade, is at a standstill; the dispute tin
tho London docks is still only par
tially settled; a district of Wains is
convulsed by au anti Semitic outbreak
of a kind unknown in llritish history
for centuries; ami one great railroad
system between Loudon and tho north
is still  almost completely  paralyzed,
Dut while there is I Iiiih plenty of
ground fur anxiety, and while, even at
the best, Home months will probably be
needed before the industrial earthquake
wo have recently witnessed has wholly
subsided) the feeling Is that tho main
danger-point a have been successfully
passed. Tho upheaval while it lasted
was sufficiently serious. It will bo
long before .»e llritish peoplt*, with all
their remarkable gift for forgetting,
consn to romember the second and third
weeks of August, 1011, They were
mado tu fuel something of the elYects
of a war iu which the llritish Hoot
had boon worsted. They saw tho Met
ropolis brought within measurable distance of starvation, thousands upon
thousands of tons uf food rotting on
tho docks, uud as unattainable as though
they woro on another continent, tho
prices of all kinds of provisions doubled
and oven trebled in a week, tho moans
of getting about the city suddenly dim
inished by one-third, owing to the
shortage ot petrol, goods piling up in
thc station yards without a chance of
delivery, bullion conveyed from the
Hank of England in taxis aud private
motor cars to evade the detection of
tho strikers; perishable food, urgently
needed, convoyed from the depots to the
markets under armed and mounted pol
ice and military escort; newspapers
driven down to their last day's supply
of paper and at their wits' end how-
to effect delivery, the Kast End a daily
and nightly scene of battles between
strikers and police, a quarter of a million people thrown out of work, the
whoio transport service of the city violently abolished, soldiers occupying the
railway stations, special constables enrolled by tno thousand, aud all London in imminent peril of being cut olf
from railroad communication with the
outer world. 'Ihey saw the great port
of Liverpool paralyzed, a fortnight pass
by without a single consignment of
goods leaving the docks or depots- except under a powerful convoy, the
transatlantic steamers compelled to
cancel their sailings, and all the strikers
and hooligans in the city in frequent
and bloody collision with the police and
soldiery. They saw similar scenes enacted in Manchester, Newcastle, Shef-
lieltl, Bristol, Hu., Swansea, und a
dozen ether ports ami manufacturing
centres. They saw finally an attempt
to bring to a total stoppage the entire
railroad ay»tcm of the country, an at
tempt that failed in its main object—
two-thirds of the railway employees remained faithful to the companies
throughout—but that disorganized traffic everywhere, paralyzed it in certain
districts, threatened the end of all industrial activity, ami was accompanied
by not a fow sinister nets of sabotage
und destruction. It seemed for a while
us though nil lubor hml broken loose
and was combining in an assault upon
tho vory framework of society, at
though Home sudden madness of vio
lonco anil pillage had descended upon
tho musses, as though all social oblig;
tions wero being thrown to the winds.
ll is impossible to go seriatim into
iho grievances put forward by so many
different grades and classes ui workers
iu so many dilt'eicut trades all over thi
country. To attempt to tlo so woub
only end iu confusion. All I can hope
to achieve ia to bring out the principal
features Oi au industrial upheaval un
precedential ia llritish history. First
of all it may, I think, be -aid with
somo aSSUrnnCO that what was at the
bottom of the whole turmoil wus a
money question ami not a political or a
class question. litre nud there it was
complicated by a demand for tho re cog
nitMm of this or that trades union, but,
speaking generally, one may sny that
through all the many divisions of the
transportation bulinOM the main point
at IssUO was one of hours and wages.
The stevedores, the lightermen, the coal
porters, the carmen, the goods porters,
tho dockers, Ihe various grades of rail-
wayniun, all asked for improved conditions of lubor in time or cash or ooth.
The cabled reports of American comment ou the strikes indicate that in
American opinion the British working
classes aro, generally speaking, underpaid, and tnat the demand for higher
wages was therefore 111 St 111 0(1. So far
as tho dockers ami tlieir allied groups
are concerned I shall say that Amerl
can opinion was right; but J nm more
doubtful in regard to the railwaymen,
and would urge that to tako "aver
ages" of salaries iu a service where
aomethlng like a third of the employees
nre boys ia a highly fullacious proceeding, especially when no account, or insufficient account, is tnk-on of tho per*
manonco of railway employment, the
provision of free cloths nnd uniforms,
the special superannuation, pension, in-
80 U ran CO, benevolent, educational, ami
accident funds, the f-ee pusses at holiday time, ami the facilities thrown open
to the employees for nequlrlng cottages
nnd allotments at prices that hardly re
turn two por cent, to tho companies. In
Great Britain, as in tho United States,
to enter tho service of a railroad is to
capture one of tho prizes of the lubor
market, and no company over has tho
slightest difficulty in filling nil its vacancies. Indeed, while the demand for
higher wages undoubtedly operated
with many sections of railwaymen, what
caused tho attempt at a general strike
was rather resentment over tho dilatory
workings of tho Concilintiou Boards
set up by Mr. Lloyd-George in 1007 to
settle uil internal disputes, coupled with
tho determination of tho trades unions
to Boeuro recognition. There woro of
courso many other contributing influences of a moro general description. Lab
or in England, us elsewhere, growing
yearly more mechanical, grows yearly
moro bored. Of late years, too, it has
been worked upon by the golden promises bold out by the government of a
new social era. It was never more
conscious than now of the inequalities
in tho distribution of wealth ami opportunity nnt) it has begun to see that
many of the measures adopted by the
Legislature for too special boiioflt of
Ihe working classes carry with    them
 BtdornblO disadvantages.  It iw right,
for instiltico that employers should
OOliipoiisnto tholr workmen for accidents
uml injuries; but when the result is
legalizing the principle of coiupeusatiou
is to make it difficult for a middle aged
workman either to keep or llml a job,
can it bit salt) thut labor as a whole is
greatly benefited! Another and more,
immediate cause of tht* strike was undoubtedly the excessive heat. Nothing
like it has been known in Knglnml for
a generation or more. We havo all
beeu wilted, irritable, inclined to be
lazy, still more inclined to magnify our
grievances and complain of our lot;
and I have a good ileal of sympathy
with any ono doing manual work under
an almost tropical sun, living in a festering, sweltering slum, who feels the
temptation to lay oil' for a while and
vary the routine of life by cracking a
policeman's skull. lt is quite probable that if we hud a normally cool
ami rainy August the discontent would
either not have come to a head or
would have taken a far milder form.
A prominent feature of the crisis has
been the testimony it has borne to tho
increasing solidarity ami interdependence of labor. A strike formerly, und,
as a rule, was confined to a single section of a single industry and wus directed against a single employer. The
other sections in thc same Industry, or
the same sections working for other
employers, were neither dragged into
tho strugglo nor felt any call to participate in it. Jf tho stevedores struck
against one of the dock companies,
other stevedores in the service of other
and possibly neighboring dock companies might still remain at work without
incurring reproach or running the risk
of being violently intimidated; and because the stevedores struck thut wus
no reason why tho lightermen nnd carmen should follow suit. A strike used
thus to be a strictly localized affair.
Trouoo on one railroad did not necessarily imply trouble on all railroads.
The porters, again, might strike while
the signal-men ami engine-drivers would
remain faithtul. But we have learned
once ami for all from the recent convulsions that those easy, haphazard
methods nre obsolete. Labor nowadays is far better organized and far
more alive to the value of unity nml
cohesion. The result is that we have
seen men, with admittedly no grievances ut all, leaving their work ami
throwing down their tools iu order to
show tlieir sympathy with their fellow-laborers who hud struck for some
definite cause. We have seen a strike
not ot sections or groups, but of whole
Industries, We have seen the 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 ami railway men. But
bot li a re engaged i n t he busl BOSS of
transportation, and at Bristol tht* phenomenon was witnessed of dockers, whose
demands had beon complied with, re
fusing to go back to work because a
small majority of them could uot work
while tllO railway men were out ou
strike, lu the same way tin* troubles
at the London docks have been greatly
prolonged because nil sections, or almost all, hung together uud would nol
resume work BO long as any section
remained iiuappcused, lu tin* same way,
again, the men employed by dilfcrent
railroad companies havo struck not because they hud uuy grievam f their
own, but because men employed in other
capacities t\u,l by other railroads had
Struck. This is a vory significant de
velopmenl. It means thai a strike
ti gainst   pari icu lar    employers    quickly
turns   into  a  strike  against   the o	
muiiity at large.
Another foaturo of the disorders was
(he extent to which picketing was curried ou by the sit ike: h with ii view
both of coercing the faithful to come
out and to preventing the employment
of " senb" or '' blackleg'' labor.
"Peaceful" picketing is permitted by
British law. That is to say, a striker
may " peacefully'' persuade a non
striker to leave work. Dut in practice it wus found all over the country
that this legal permission resulted iu
the grossest and most violent intimidation nud was, indeed, one of the main
OnUSOS of Ihe turmoil in the streets ami
of the continuance of the strikes, The
question is one of infinite difficulty
wherever Industrialism exists. On tho
oue hand, a man who desires, ami is
willing to take, a vacant post ought, it
is saitl, to be free to do so, ami all thi*
power of the state should be exercised
to prevent his liberty to choice ami notion from being taken nway. Ou the
other ham) a man who stops into a job
vacated by a laborer on st.ike is com
mining, from the stondpoint of the
working classes, the crime of crimes.
Detweeu then* two attitudes, when it
comes to a Struggle, there is little room
for compromise, 11 depends on the
forco each can command which side
wins. This brings me to the part pluy-
d by the government  throughout  the
whole trouble. It wns eminently firm
uird-cminonrly pacifying! • Hardly; one
of tho innumerable disputes that brolw
out w-as oompoaed with oui Uie intervention of the experienced and universally
trusted officials of tho Bonrd of Trade,
Tbey worked untiringly and with wonderful buccoss, und tho advantage accruing to the nation from the possession
of a corps of gentlemen who aro acquainted with tho technical details of
nearly all industries and who aro past
masters in tho art of ingeminating
peace botwoon workmen and omployors
was never moro magnificently demonstrated. At tho sumo time tho government did not rely on negotiations
alone. It took a decided stand on tho
necessity of keeping the railroads of
tho country working to insure the conveyance of the mails and food supplies.
lt bucked up the police whon their conduct was attacked in tho house and tho
press. Above all, it culled out thu
military. One hail almost begun to
fear that' the moro robust virtues had
been swallowed up iu tho flabby, vote-
hunting son ti mentation that is swamping llritish public life. Dut the government, radical though it bu, showed
that fact* to face with a crisis it knew
how lo meet it. From Ilrst to last it
used no less than lil'ly tliousautl soldiers in repressing riots and guarding
the railways, ami if the necessity had
arisen it would havu used four times as
There aro two other points worth
dwelling on. Tho lirst is that tho Labor members of parliament were as much
surprised as tlio rest of tho public by
the extent ami violence of the industrial unrest. They did not originate
the agitation nor could they control it.
So far as it was the work of any ono
person, the Labor leaders who havo always been bitterly opposed to tlio action of thu Labor M.lVs ami to tho
whole policy of labor representation in
Parliament, ami who belie ve that
for the working classes thero is
only one really effective weapon — the
universal strike—wero responsible for
it. This may mean, though 1 do not
think it will, that tno same sort of derision which already exists in Franco
will declare itself iu Kngland, nnd that
labor will be split up between those
who favor parliamentary ugitation and
those who favor "direct action. Tbe
"direct actionists,'' as they call themselves, have at auy rate given a startling display of their power, and in doing so they have shown incidentally
that the majority of the Labor M.IVa
aro entirely out of touch with the special section of the population they profess to represent. The second point
which thc disorders have strikingly emphasized is that "collective bargaining" which used to be considered the
strongest point in trade unionism is now-
fast becoming impossible, because thc
rank and file of trade unionists refuse
to follow their leaders or to be bound
by auy agreements entered into in
their name. It was one of the express conditions of tho railroad settlement of 11)1)7 tnat there should bo no
strike until 1914, Nevertheless thero
has been a strike. Similarly wheu
thc terms ou winch the trade union
leuders ami the railroad directors had
patched up a truce a few days ago were
made known, they were repudiated by
the men in one railroad centre after
another. The same thing happened in
thu case of thc various interests affected by the trouble at the docks. Thc
phenomenon of strikes taking place
against the advice of trade union leaders, of meu rejecting the terms of peace
concluded on their behalf by their own
executive, and of lawlessness, inexperience, and in discipline triumphing in
the councils of trade unionism over
responsibility ami common sense, is perhaps thu most sinister development laid
bare by the recent disorders. Unless
it is checked it must infallibly bring
trade unionism clattering to the ground.
A man can change his name when he
grows up, if an unkind parent has
weighted him with something like
"(Jutacre Majuba Duller,",as ut least
one child was christened during the
Doer war. But a horse! Well, u horse
can only kick, but Ins name sticks.
The appearance of a bine-blooded
baby foal on this earthly sphere immediately sets sportsmen thinking out
a suitable name. The ideal name is, of
course, a clever combination of those
Of the sire ami dam, a name that   will
automatically Indicate the youngster's
.Many horses get their names in quite
a haphazard way. For Instance. One
Awuy was so called bocatiso the son of
the owner had a habit of calling this
expression out loudly every time he
gave  a  miss at   billiards.
Many owners, too, have a craze for
alliterative names, ami  these generally
find   favor   with   the   public.       A g
thom may be recalled Tommy Tittle
mouse, the Inst mount of the most
famous of all jockeys, Fred Archer.
Then there were those well known
horses, I'retly Polly ami  Blink lUmuy,
Some yeais ago everyone was talking
about Lord Abinglou's I'ot Kit's, n
horse which won a number of rncos,
and was aire of two   Derby winners.
Lord Abington offofOd one day, when
on a visit to his trainer, one of the
stable boya live shillings if he could
spell the name " potatoes"■■- which lie
had previously fixed upon- correct ly
The boy was puzzled for a minute, Imt
taking a piece of chalk, he scrawled ou
the corn' bin " I'ot SI I's," which so
amused Ins lordship that he altered
his own spelling to suit the stable boy's
ns well as giving him the five shillings
for his ingenuity,
(Quarrelsome lovers muy take a tip
from the nam iug of Reconciliation,
whose sire ami diim were Love Wisely
nnd Sulks! Another cleverly named
horse was Chestnut Sunday, by Dash-
ey Park ami May Dace. It will be
recalled that May is the time for the
Londoner's visit to see tho gorgeous
chestnuts in flower iu Bushey Park.
Mr. John Corlott, the well known newspaper owner, christened ono nf his
horses Let Go the Fainter. Tho sire
was Velasquez, named after the great
Spanish painter, and the dam was Tor
pedo so an aptor namo could hardly
uavo .boon chosen.. . . »
His late Majesty King Edward VII.
,wns..very .particular about thu, christening of his horses. That famous* horse,
Diamond Jubilee, was so named at the
oxpress wish of Queen Alexandra, in
commemoration of tho jubilee of Queen
Victoria. King Edward's first Derby
winner, Persimmon, received its name
by a simplo combination of those of his
sire and dam, St. Simon and Purdita
Tho late Duke of Devonshire was
rosponsiblo for a clover namo when he
choso Burgundy, out of Isinglass-Burg*
onet. Caruso—tho horse, not the singer
—was a eolt, whose parents wero St.
Frusquin and Melba.
But nowadays horses get names that
they need not, as a rule, bo ashamed
of. In the past, howovor tho most
ridiculous names were foisted upon the
long sull'ering animals. Here I Go
With My V>yu> Out was an extraordinary
one familiar to racegoers of a past generation. Doncaster, which WOO the
Derby, was the siro of Bend Or. Before he carried off the classic race, he
had tho extraordinary and ridiculous
name of All Heart ami No Feel.
Man aud selfishness are considered
synonymous, ami no one worries much
nboul it but tho immediate victims, Vet
why should this iiulovuiiio trait Do winked ut wheu masculine'/
A selfish woman is an abomination;
ho is a selfish man, but he is nut made
tu realize it. Instead of deploring tuu
Selfishness of men, fight it. This may
mean ructions, but it will polish up masculine  manners.
Men are not born selfish, and it is the
fault of some ono else that a nice man
becomes inconsiderate.
Who is to blame? Generally every
one with whom tho boy comes in contact. It is not tho heathen parent
only who is puffed with pride over the
man-child. No girl baby over causes
tho unctuous voice in which a young
father says, "My son!" Even the
mother haa a longing that tho firstborn be a boy.
What follows? Spoiling. He is
treated like a special being, though be
may be trained to actual obedience.
Less is required of him, more is excused him, because he is a boy. No
wonder he exueta attentions as a
When thu cook leaves, does brother
wash dishes? Not he. He is at the
ball field or at easo in u hammock
while sister must put her hands into
thc greasy dishwater.
And the odd part of it is that, while
little sister muy murmur at bor un-
genial task, may oven sulk or storm,
sho does not demand thut little brother help.
The mother i.-; to blame here. Why-
should housework be considered derogatory, to boyish dignity? Why should a
man let a delicate youug wifo work
alone whenever the cook is out? Ue
wouldn't if the boy had been taught to
handle broom and tlustcr, carpet beater,
and even dishwater every time the cook
Custom may be responsible for this
form of selfishness, but the new
mothers must override this bad custom.
When a wife takes a haul it is too late;
selfishness is secure.
If mothers only realized thut they
were training their sons for unhnppi-
ness they would take more pains to
make them thoughtful. Half the un
happiness iu marriage is caused by a
selfish husband.
One girl who visited in tbe bomo of
her fiance a month before the wedding
broke her engagement. She loved the
man, but not enough, she said, to be
the slave to him that his mother nnd
sisters were.
If in n family uny one must give
up, make sacrifice, it should be the
boy of the house. Girls aro not so
easily spoiled; it is their nature to
lavish atteulion 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 bis mother and sister.
He'll make a much better husband nnd
father than if he cultivated his muscles
and brain aud let his heart be atrophied
with selfishness ami the tradition thut a
man shouldn't help in the house.
The business of raising butterflies is
proving profitable to several persons in
this country ami abroad. Costly specimens are grown to satisfy thu whims uf
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 thut
having threads Of black or chestnut
over u while or yellow wing, each
specimen bringing from $-*i0 to $80.
Sponklug generally, however, more pro
fit is hi the common than iu the rare
varieties. A bulterlly which is white
every where Imt at the neck is favored;
this sells iu enormous quantities ut ten
cents apiece, sixty cents per dozen be
ing paid for tin* worms, and forty cents
per dOBOn for tho Oggs. The buyers
an* mostly students nr directors ui col
leges when* mil utul history is taught,
nml tholr orders an*, iu comparison with
III010 of the collectors ui 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, Tlu* principal care
lies ia the cultivation of the. worms.
The best of these are kept in glass
cages or iu cages of lliu* copper wire,
securely closed; but others live on garden shrubs covered with muslin sucks
which are so arranged as to be unfolded like au umbrella held top down.
This is important to avoid mutilating
branches or losing worms. Tho cages
are put on a table the legs of which
are encased in tubs of water aa a precaution against preying insects. Portable winter quarters for the growth of
plants for "the stock" to feed on, are
furnished by a wash tub filled with
earth and plants, covered by a tablo-
top with a hole cut in the centre, ami
surmounted by a glass ense.
Tho grower has to study times and
seasons in renewing Ins specimens; then
he proceeds to paint on the bark of
trOCS what serves as a sugar-trap. This
is a mortar composed of sugar, dregs
Of honey, rum, beer, and essense of pear,
boiled. The trap is a vertical line
about the length ami width of a yard
stick, three feet from the ground, where
tin* buttorflioa come to food at night*
fall, and upon stormy and very dark
nights by preference.
*Tho hunter )tVo*Vides hiiltfelf'-wittt' mi-'
merous small boxes, with willow tops.
A man with a dark lantern accompanies
him, and the light must bu suddenly
projected upon tho sugared area and as
nearly as possible concentrated on the
fringe where the feeding is going on.
Managed in this way, the buttorily
seems nt no time able to get away.
The hunter holds his box so as tu catch
the object no is after without injuring
its wings. Hu sometimes visits a hundred trees u night and reaps a rich
In the window of tho Paris Journal
office is au ancient Phoenician statuette
bearing a painfully modern inscription
to the effect that it was stolen from
tho Louvre ou May i*. As it has been
identified by the curator of tho Louvre,
we are justified in believing the whole
of the story told by the polite ami communicative thief, who regrets that out
of the many articles taken by him from
the galleries this is the only one that
he is able to restore,
Tiie Journal wishes it to be understood thnt it is not prepared to purchase
everything that has been stolen from
the Louvre. It has neither the money
nor tho storage space for such a pur
pose. Its original offer was a reward
of $10,000 for the "Giucomia" and "no
questions asked." This offer produced
u letter from the thief of the statuette,
who was willing to restore it at his
own price, and as the proprietors of tbo
Journal thought that it would make a
gootl object lesson thoy paid tho money
ami put the statuette in their window.
The unnamed ami unknown thief says
that he began to steal from the Louvre
in March, 1007. It was simplicity itself. It was so easy as to be tamo and
monotonous. It was liku taking candy
from a baby. He made a good deal of
money by it, nnd so paid a visit to
America. And on bis return he decided to start a littio museum of his
own, being a man of aesthetic sensibilities. But to his consternation he
found that he had competitors. Most
of tho accessible and portable objects
had already been taken, but nevertheless he acquired a femulo bust nearly
as big as himself and the Phoenician
statuette. It took him twenty minutes
to get nway with the bust under his
overcoat, ami now that the "Gioconda"
hu-rWHieeu stolen he foresees that thero
will be combinations iu restraint of
trade and that he must abandon his
Idea of a private collection or else acquire it In some other way. And in
confirmation of his story there in the
Journal window is the Phoenician statuette identified by the curator as the
property of the Louvre.
Among the many ancient buildings
in Vienna which are .nst fulling prey
to tho modern builder is one of particular interest to tho medical faculty, lt
is situated ln the Welhburggasso, in the
heart of tho old city, and dates buck to
tbo fourteenth century. It was then
the House of the Medical Faculty, and
in it took place thc first legal dissection of n human body iu central Europe. Emperor Frederick had doc recti
for the purposes of medical scionce a
human body might bo cut open only
once iu live years. An Italian physician, (falcaro ui Padua, brought the art
of anatomy to Vienna, and performed
the first dissection in this house on
February 1-th, 1*10*1, The work continued eight days, and after it was ended nil the participants joined ia a high
mass for the soul of the departed.
Further dissections took place in the
fifteenth century, but only five in
vienna, in the year 141**, 1444, 1452,
1485 and 1469, Until 1452 only male
bodies wore allowed to be dissected. In
that year, at tho urgent request of the
faculty, a female body was permitted
tu be dismembered. It happened in
May of that year that six women had
been condemned to death, and the burgomaster gave tho body of one of them
to tho faculty. The dissection took
place ou May 10 in the old house now
being torn down. Deacon Johannes
Zeller was the lecturer, and the prosecutor was tho Surgeon-Master Jakobus.
Eighty years later the old faculty house
passed into the possession of the church.
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The Truth
About Maisie
She  Proved   Tliat Sometimes
"the End Justifies, the
Copyright l.y American I'r... A,.o-
elation, mil.
I ■
Personal Mention
The boyish looking young pastor of
Trinity churcli frownad darkly and
removGd a footstool which stood In lib
wuy in u viT.v uuclcrlcnl iiiiiiincr,
while tlio swi'i'i faced old Imly wbo ml
near by folded n lotlor which »hu had
lii'i'ii reading aloud.
"Woll, David," she asked, "whit
sbull we do about 10"
"There Is .lust ouo Ihiiig lo be done,
ot courso." bei* sun answered promptly}
"wo must si'iul tor my brother's child
sud usk hor lo miiUo this ber home."
Tbo old lady readjusted her specta
elcs nud referred again to tho letter.
"Richard wus ambitious io bo a great
artist," sbo said slowly, "and I can
picture the lifelong struggle which
ended only in defeat. But ac tbe last
he remembered his mother.
" "Take cure of my little girl," he
writes. 'She Is an irresponsible,
thoughtless creature, sound and good
nt heart. Watch orer her, I entreul
you. and use your influence, If possl
ble, tn persuading her to leave tbe
stage. A letter addressed to her prop
er name, "Miss M. E. Randolph, Hold
eu Butterfly company, New York," will
be forwarded wherever she may be.'"
Aud so It happened that Miss Ran
dulpb, sitting lu her dressing room al
tbe theater a few days later, wss band
ed a letter, and her large dark eyes
grew wider and brighter still ss sho
reud tbls kindly Invitation to become a
member of the parsonage household.
"Your grandmother and 1 will do all
In our power to muke you happy," the
note read, and the girl smiled at. the
superscription—"DuvM Paul Rnndolpb.
pastor of Trinity church, fcastville.
X. Y."
She leaned forward and made a little
face lu the glass, then turned to get u
better view of tho golden wings sns
ponded from her shoulders. "My dear
uncle-minister," she conltded to hei
charming reflection, "I don't really be
Iteve you could make me happy—in
Telegrams In Eustvllle wero usually
associated with death or disaster, so
when David Ituuilolph received a yei
low envelope his mother waited la
suspense ns he rend the brief message
"Whnt Is it':" she asked Impatiently,
while his puzzled expression changed
to one of amusement.
"The Golden Butterflies bare arrived
in New York," he answered dryly, "and
I um to meet 'Muisic' nt Enstville sti,
tion nt !> o'clock tonight."
"Mlllslo," tlie old lady repented
Ruin (oiiio pelting against tbe study | dared thut we hint become too ncccs.
windows,   nnd   the   wind,   screeching    -        * '    ■"     '
down the garden path, threw wide tin
"A letter came for her tbls morning
with the name of a theater stamped
npon the envolope." the old lady replied. "Maisie gave a glad cry wben
I brought lt and ran up to her room.
Later she came duwu and, blddlug me
goodby, loft for tho city, making no
explanation." The old ludy paused
"Mrs. Thayer saw her coming from
the stage entrance of n vaudeville theater after n matinee performance a fow
days ago," she itililetl impressively,
"She Is mil m'tlng' full'," bo ox-
claimed passionately. "If she hns
grown lii'i'ii of our 'inlet ways why
doesn'l slic sny so? We would not
force her to slay. 1 mn going to Ond
Maisie noiv," he cried, "and inako her
own ihe truth,"
His tt.uO.cr followed him lo the door,
and her toIco trembled, "Ob, David,"
she snld, "il will he hard Indeed to
let her gu."
He was just lu time, no more.   The
great crowd cume Docking through tbe j with friends, ill Vancouver,
doorways   of   the   theater,   and   the      _  . '
young minister grimly stood waiting ■    a,A' * ."•"ley, H. 1.1. wnsut Now
beneath a sign which informed blm. Westminster, Wednesday,
that this was the stage entrance.   He
was  conscious  of   uinuy
J.  I).  Taylor, M. P. was in the
city on Thursday.
A.  A.  Cruikslianks  visited  the
const cities this week.
C. K. Eckert wns at New  Westminster on Wednesday.
I). K. Munn spent Chiistmus at
liis home, Westminster.
Miss Annus Gammon of Kamloops
is home for the holidays.
Miss Hodgins of Vancouver, s|ieiit
Xmns. ut her home here.
Mr. and tilcightholm siicnt Ninas
questioning j   •'•■'• Humphrey spent Xmas with
glances from various members of the | his sister Miss C.
company   who   passed  laughingly  on
their way.   Maisie came last, and hit
heart hammered painfully as be saw
her.   She carried a sheath of crimson
roses In ber arms, and a distinguished
looking  mnn  accompanied ber.    She
stopped In sstoulshment at sight of
"You?" she breathed.
"Yes, Maisie," bo answered quietly.
"I have come to take you home."
Sbe held out her hand to the man.at
once. "Goodby, Tom," she said gently,
then turned to walk obediently nt David's elite, lo silence they traversed
the streets and bonrded s waitlug
train; then be leaned toward her.
"Oh. little girl,"  he said earnestly, .       .      . ,      ,,     ,   ,   ,. ,
"why did you not tell us you longed to Ils ,,t •**** hom« here for the holidays,
go back to the «tage-tbat you were!     Mr „,„, Mr,   Hftr y   ,,„,, ,
tired of our simple home life?" ..    ,   „.        . , , '
She looked up at blm with tear bright |*-llp holiday with relatives at Haney
eyas. "Because," sbe answered dis*
tluctly. "1 bave never been on the
stage; because the hours spent ln your
home have been the bupplest ones of
my life."
"My dear niece," be wns beginning
when she Interrupted him wildly.
II. 1'. Major of New Westminster,
spent Xmas with friends here.
W. T.  Ahhott spent Christmas
with friends in Victoria, 11. C.
Ed.   Thompson,  of   Edmonton,
is the guest of }'. W. Crnnkshaw.
W. Weld) of North Bund is visiting his father Horatio Webb, Sardis.
Mrs. II. A. Leggntt of Vancouver
is visiting her mother Mrs. Dundiis.
Miss Street of New West minster,
Tlie dance ol thc year at Camp
Plough will In- held on New Year's
Miss   Miirsden   of   the   Public
"That Is also untrue." she.said; "I ISchool staff, is holidaying In  Van-
nm not your niece.    Oh, let me tell! '    B
my   disgraceful   story   quickly,   and COUVOr,
when lt is over and you bave bidden j    ....    ...        „   ,      ,  ..
m. goodby believe that your kindness;    Tho Misses Mer of Vancouver,
has not been wasted, even upon ao "Pent   Xmas.   at   their  home   at
Impostor. Can you think what lt meant I Chearo.
to   be   bomeloss.   utterly   friendless?
That was my condition.   My father, a     Miss Wilkic is spending thc Xmas.
poor professor of music, left mother vacation ot her home,   New  West-
I Grossman's.
Mrs. George Kobcrtson and  Miss
id, B. (*.
door A girl stood thero in tbc riper
tore, wealing n fur trimmed scarlet
cloak, whose hue rivaled the firelight;
she lilted back her head in order le
glance from beneath the huge brim of
a plume decked hat.
"Yuu did uot bear me knock," she
annniinced.   "I'm Maisie."
The youug pastor came forward
quickly. "Your telegram has jusi
reached us," be explained. "1 el
peiled to meet you ou the 9 o'clock
Maisie laughed.   "I Intended to leave
New   York   later."  the said.    "When ;
you kuow me better you will learn that
tbe unexpected usually happens where
I am coucerued."
Wltb a soil.leu Impulse the elder wo I sli the home I want.   Go for a time,
snd me years ago to straggle on alone; j
sbe sewed day and night to cam our!
bread  while I attended school.   When     D. Campbell  of Victoria,  spent
.he died n year ago I suddeiily realised v '
my owu helplessness.   A modlsto for Xmas.   ut   thc   home   of   Colonel
whom    uioiher   bad   sewed    Dually! Uonltbec,
agreed to give me small parts ro em-1
brolder. and It wns a happy chance     Mr. and Mrs. J.  U.  Conner of
which led me thus to meet that little I Vancouver spent Xmas. nt Mrs.  J.
theatrical favorite, thai warm hearted
girl,   your   niece,   Marion   Ilnudolpb,
She kept me busily employed, paying
generously for my work uud later de-:,,,   ...
snr.v to each oilier to be parted, so i Hern
we traveled on together, while I mado!    .,
mysolf useful lo her lu various ways. '■    Mr8' fcmmottof New Westminster
Marion bad n faithful lover, manager' spent Xmns at tlie home of Mrs. W.
of the company, nnd when lier father   j   [..mghlin
died in Chicago he insisted upon Ink- ' '   "       .
lug cure of her at ouce, and they were |    (i. H. Franklin assumes charge of
married, wlib myself the only attend-',.,„ ;„,„..,_. „.  ..        »,.    „  ,,  .,
nnt.   Soon after came your letter of- 'he ml<-™>>™ «»«* of the B. C ■
ferlng this greatly admired and pet-  •*. on Jan.  1,
ted little actress the thelter of a peace-!     ,   ,,   „   .,  ,    ,     . . ,.
•nl nolne, |   J. I>. 1». McAusland is spending
"Ob. how desperately t wished that {the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. A.
Ihe offer had been made to met
" 'If we might only change places,
Marion,' 1 said regretfully. And In a
moment sbe was urging, suggesting
delightful possibilities. 'Why not?' she
Insisted. 'You will suli them mm h
better than me.   Tomuile can provide
The members of tho Police Force
wish to thank tlioso who kindly
remembered them at Xmas. time.
Miss Nellie O'Hearn of Kault, B,
C„ is spending tlic holidays at the
home of her father, James O'Hearn.
Mrs.W. Atkinson of Vancouver, is
spending the holidays with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Isaee Kipp.
Messrs. H. Ramsay and K.
Arnotlld are spending the vacation
at their homes, hero nnd at  Sardis.
Miss Kathleen Henderson accompanied lier Father Dr. Henderson, us fur ns Vancouver on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Manley Orr and
Mr. Will. Orr, of Vancouver, had
Xmas. dinner at thc parental home
Mr. Ahhott wishes to thank all
those who kindly assisted iu helping to make Sleepy Santa the success
it was.
Mr. and Mrs. ,1.11. Macken spent
the Xmas. holidays at the home of
J, K. Macken, Talton Place, Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. II. I). McKay and
children of Vancouver spent Xmns
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. E.
Mr. uml Mrs.  W.  II.  Elms  of
! Vancouver are spending the  holiday with Mr. and Mrs,  W.   L.
Miss D. Wilkie has resigned ns
teacher in the Rosedale school and
accepted a vacancy on the Sapporton
school staff.
Mr. and Mrs G. P. Chamberlain
expect to leave this week for California, where they will spend the
next three or four months.
Mrs. 1). H. McKay has as her
guests her mother and sister. Mrs.
and Miss Cox and also Mrs. Heal,
from Brandon, Manitoba.
Earnest Webb and Mrs. Webb of
Royal Oak, had Xmas. dinner here
with C. W. and Mrs. Webb. Mr.
Webb and his bride received many-
congratulations while in thc city.
Miss E. Ilroe of Matsqui, Dr.
Laurence Broe of Vancouver, and
Alfrod Broe, Blaine, Wash., spent
the Christmas lime at their parents
home on Mary street.
left on Saturday for Arrow!    V.tt! tral" T^ll ,„Wf
mail and express wns a feature of
thc holiday Inisiness at  Chilliwack,
few places of this size can lioust of
Pocket and Office
Diaries 1912
Office Supplies
Cash Books, Ledgers,
Day Books, Etc.
Envelopes in Boxes
500   -   75c.
Statement Pads Counter
20 per Cent
Reduction on all Fancy
Goods until Dec. 31st
man took tbe other, scarlet clonk and
ail. into her embrace.
"Granddaughter,  don't  go  back  to
that life," she said. "Stay aud take
your father's place in our homo."
Tho girl drew in her breath sharply
"I will stn.v as loug as you wish." she
replied. "If ymi will like me for my
own sake."
So Ihe Gulden lliitlerflie. packed up
Slid left New Yurk, while Multle re
maiiieil nt the quid parsonage. The
hitherto slletn house uuw rang with
her gay songs and laughter, and ihe
cronies nnd lines which dull care"
bad trued Upon Ibe tired pastor',
fine vaulsheil. Maisie laid a.lite the
scarlet clonk :tn,I nioiiHtrous hat at tils
bidding, and wllh a sigh of regret
ed uwuy the orange silk which
caused such a tumult of criticism
among Ills congregation. She even
endeavored to smooth back the riotous
curls which had been ber pride and
appeared ot church one day with neatly bunded hair and attired lu s gray
gown of severe simplicity. It wss
pleasant to remcuiber, as Ibe pastor
weut nbout his duties, tbat Maisie
would be there to welcome blm when
he returned, nud ho would hasten his
steps hi anticipation, lt wns pleasant
also for the old lady to sit resting in
the twilight as Mnlsle sang tbe half
forgotten snugs .ending up. perhaps,
with n very modern burst of ragtime.
But gradually n cloud appeared upon
this happy horizon; thc girl Mel self
grew restless und dissntlstled; she
spent afternoons in tlie city, returnlug
at evening silent nnd depressed.
"Do you think," the youug miuUler
asked haltingly, "lhat It Is the old life
calling her buck}''
His mot her hesitated a moment.
•'David." she said presently, "did It
ever occur tu you tlmt Maisie may
hnve a lover'.'"
HI. face turned strangely «lilte.
"You uieou"- b. asked abruptly.
B. McKenzie.
Mrs. George Lenry and Mr. and
Mrs. E. Lcary arrived from Winnipeg last week.
Miss E. Knight entertained thc
pupils of her room at her home on
anyway, nnd when they have learned
the truth, Maisie. ihey will love you l Friday afternoon
too well to lei you ft*!
"Marion can persuade. Indeed, wben
she tries, unit, carried nway by her eu*
thualasni. I recklessly entered Into tbe
plot and followed the telegram she
had sent, even wearing Die clothes she
had provided."
Malsie's rolea faltered.
"I have heen happy, happy, until my
iiuiuhi'il .niiscleine awuke to reproach
me Continually.  When the Golden Uul-
terfllM i ie lu New York I sought
OUt  Marlon,   tolling   her  that  I  must ,<;j|,wm im,| „,|„.r trawls,
.unless, and ibe teiil  t  note saying
thai If I was delermlueil In my pur-!     J|r, an,| \,\n  »   -j    ii((|n|l
11 1,1, | POM she would be walling  ready to  Vancouver enjoyed   Xmas.   at
foil-1 take me away  witb her.    Tbe umn i , ,„  ,* '„ ,,      .
bad ' whom you saw me wltb a short timer0"" °* W' *' Mk'> ^'
Mr. nud Mrs. W. A. Rose nnd
their guest Mrs. Harrison, s|iciit
Xmns. in Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. F. II. I.ylc and Miss
l.yle, siicnt a few days with friends
in Vancouver this week.
Litko Glbwn, ol Hopo, spent the
Xmas Day  with  his father,  John
,es of
ago Is Marion's husband."
Tho raliering voice broke Into a little
"Please," tbe girl begged, "do not
tell your mother all until I have gone
Hhe followed the young minister
blindly down ihe ahlc. and when Ibe
train rushed punting ou again he turn-
ed lo ber eagerly.
"Oh, Maisie, dear." he said. "Do
you think we could lot you go?"
"But I have deceived you." sbe repeated wondcrlugly.
niece.   Do you not understand?'
"I understand many things now," he
replied. "Mini can get along without
a niece, little girl. What he really
needs I. a wife."
And a little old Isdy tilting alone tu
tbe drought looked up as the two figures appeared lu the doorway, a tort
of subdued happiness teeming to Infold
them both. The girl's eyes shone star-
like nbove an armful of strangely
crushed and drooping roses.
"Millie," the mother cried, "you
hire come home?"
"Yet," her .nn answered Joyously.
"Jlilii. bit come homo to ita/,'*  mmd
Miss C. Eyres und Mr. Eyres of
Brandon, Man., arc the guests of
Mrs. Blow, East Chilliwack.
Mr. and Mrs. Sellers of I.angley,
were the guests of Capt. and Mrs.
A. L. Coote over thc holiday.
The Mcnzie Brothers, of Vancouver antl Minnesota, Man., arc
at tho home nf J. E. Mcnzie.
An enjoyable  Xmns dance  was
L.°-Ji.?t yo1" ,,ekl °" Tiuwday night by tho  K.
of P. Committee in their hall.
Miss Leone Smith left Sunday to
s|iciid it week with friends in Vancouver and Now Westminster.
< W. Parker and A. Axworthy of
New Westminster spent Xmas Day
with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Parker.
J. liouny.'ristle of Calgary, who
bus been visiting relatives heir., re-
The Xmas services at thc Method
ist Church on Sunday were especially attractive. In thc morning thc
i service consisted of Christmas
hymns and bright, well rendered j
anthems by the Girl's Choir under
the able leadership of Mrs. G. H.
W. Ashwcll, The Misses Irene
Knight, F. Orr, Gladys Sampson,
aud Miss K. Henderson contributed much appreciated solos. Rev.
A. E. Itolicrts gave a short sermon
on "The Christmas Message" full
of good thoughts appropriate to thc
The session of the S. 8. in the
afternoon was an interesting one of
a special Christmas chancier, with
a special collection for a new
Mission Bout on thu Kootonay
In the evening the pastor showed a number of very tine photographic slides of thu celebrated
artist Hoffman's pictures of the Life
of Christ, hy means of tbc electric
lantern, explaining each us they
were thrown on the canvas. They
were decidedly interesting to the
well filled church of people.
orchard land and well drained
houso and barn locations, enough
timber to put up all buildings and
fences, utc, and excellent water
facilities. All the water is
absolutely pure and soft antl though
slightly discolored on account of
thc soil, quite clear and tasteless.
I can hardly imagine a country
better found in natural rcscources
and supplies for settlement. Good
soil of variety, splendid timber,
easy clearing in many parts, good
and abundant water, splendid water
turned to bis home on \\Y'lt»«oluv. transportation, high land aud low
and every indication of coal,
petroleum, and other minerals,
even to gold and platinum in the
black sand, on thc east beach.
All kinds offish, halibut, salmon,
rock cod, sea bass, trout, etc.;
wild geese and ducks and grouse
in thousands. Huckleberries, cranberries, salmon berries, salnlberries,
strawberriers, (very large and prolific), a good deal of yellow cedar,
and considerable yew whicli is a
very hard wood.
It must bo remembered that
Graham Island is right in tlie
waters of the most splendid deep
sea fulling on the Pacific Coast, an
industry which is hardly tapped as
yet, but is even now of very great
imporUincc to tbe Province. Tbe
whaling is in itself no small item as
-lot) whales were slaughtered at
.Widen lust season. But tho halibut
fishing is the biggest industry and
a large curing and fertilizer plant
is in stalled even now at Prince
Rupert. A licet of sixteen steam
fishing Ihi- '. are now on order in
England and a huge plant is to be
erected in Prince Rupert right away
that will employ 500 men. The
Island is on the Oriental steamship
route from terminus of the G. T.
P. and if the coal turns out half as
good us expected a large coaling
business will spring up on tbu
The G.T.P. the 0. N. R. and the
C. P. R. have each got charters for
construction of railroads on the
Island and nn doubt thc natural
resources have been the means of
turning the attention of these pushing corporations to thc possibiitics
of good business for tho future. Tho
development of these resources will
create a market not to be sneered
at. Added to this Prince Rupert is
growing and will grow very rapidly.
They will need all sorts of product.
Graham Island is the only good
agricultural land within easy reach
of the City especially in thc dairying lines. Then- are nil sorts of
posts and stations und little towns
along the main-land Coast and the
whole of the vast country to tho
north tu bo supplied. Graham
Island will stand in thc same relation to Prince  Rupert as the lower
Fraser Valley is to Vancouver. Tlio
climate is the same as the climate
of Victoria, but on account of the
Japan current, somewhat warmer.
The rainfull, cast of the mountain
range, is about forty indies por
annum and summer frosts are unknown. The land is very cheap,
815.00 per acre and up. This is for
land second to nunc in the Fraser
Valley, for dairying and general
farming and equal to land selling
today in this locality for 8200 per
acre in a wild state. It is the very
last west and as such is attracting
great attention even from as far
away as Winnipeg. I have no
hesitation in recommending anyone who wants cheap land, either as
a settler or an investor, though at
present the settler is wanted the most.
On the block of land we visited alsiut
twenty families are going to settle
in the spring and it is expected a
storo and small sawmill will be
established. A school can lie got if
ten or a dozen pupils are ussured.
Other developments of uu important
nature are also projected, though
as all arrangements are not as yet
completed the dntoils are not for
publication. Members of our party
purchased among thom over 1000
acres, all of which will lie under a
procosa of Improvement next summer. It must he rememlrered that
the summer days are very long and
thc growth accordingly very rapid,
I fully iiiieiid to make another trip
next May and hope to get together
a largo party to visit this land
of promise.
1 shall ho glad at any time to show '
the samples of soil I Isiugbt back,
also soiut photographs of the lands,
etc., taken on our trip and give any
information in my power with reference to the Island ami what we
saw there. I might in conclusion
add that it was learned while at
Massett that the Government havo
declared their Intention of placing
an Experimental Farm somewhere
on tho Island whicli will lie a great
benefit to the settler. Thanking
you Mr. Editor for your courtesy
and space. I am.
Yours truly,
R, 0, Baiiwki.1.
rjardii B. (!. i


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