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Array provincial Librarian
Y ;'0 19J2   ':
Vol. I.
SUBSCHIETION I'ltlt'K *l.tn I'ER VEAIt
SINGLE COI'IKS  KIVK CKSTS   EACH
CHILLIWACK, B.C., THURSDAY, MAY Hi, 1912
C, A. RAUBF.lt
Editor nml Proprietor
No. 37
Admitted His Guilt.
Tom Brian, charged wit) _______________
lllg with intent to kill, Colonel J. j struck the Valloy Friday anil  Snt
The Weather—Hot
shoot-1    A  spell of
Miller, ut Cliilliwnck on May 8
pleaded guilty to tlic charge in tlio
assize court and Sentence was reserved on Friday.
G. C Carter Not Sold Oat.
Tin- Free Press was misinformed
Inst week whon we staled that
li. ('. Carter had disposed of liis
tailoring business, Mr, Carter will
continue tin- tailoring department
ns horoloforo having only disposed
o* the cleaning and pressing end of:- , .   , _
the Inisiness lo ,1. II, Turpin "' *• "tci llMSM
Real Estate Activity
real warm weather F, .1, Hurt & Co. Ltd., report
the sale of thirty acres of the Hill
farm on tho Camp River road, at, n
good llguro, to 11. F, Duncan who
hails from the Southern States;
Hul.Iii,- Urns,  farm ami buildings
unlay, continuing until yesterday
morning, It was of the mid-summer variety ami on Sunday the
official reading was SS,  while on
Local and General
Monday a rise of three dogrees was I in tin- Mountain View Sub-division
reported, ami on Tuesiiay the max-|to Dr. .1. (1. Rutherford;   Twenty-.
Swat the Ily.
Friday next is May '.
Advertise in the Pro.
Chas. Parker says something of
I interest to purchasers of men's
clothing in tho Free   Press   to-day.
i W, I,. Macken sold this week
1 twenty acres south of first avenue
I to \V. J. McFnriane of Vancouver,
iiiHim was ninety-two.     According! live ncres of the Yotini
lo old timers such warm weather at ] on Vale road to  Davl
this    season    is    very    unusual.
Growth has heen luxuriant, hul the
Ileal has created a condition   which
would lie Ijeuelitcil by a fall of rain.
Bins,   furm
_________        llumliley.
of Alberta, nnd formerly of Chilli-
wuck; uml four lots in  Mountain
View district to W.    \.   Weaver  of
Vancouver,
I.
Am Broken at Wrist.
\V. Orr, accompanied   hv
friend Chns. Boyd, of Vancouver,
ciitne up Saturday to spend lbo week
friends" Friday Evenint
has     The Williiuus Stock Co.,    who
ser-  hnve been  holding the hoards at
The Chilliwack School lloaii
j lieen fortunate in securing the        	
lis1 vices of N. A. I<ucch, who is the Ithe Opera houso all this week will,
architect for Un- Vnncouver School by specinl request repent lhe comedy
Hoard, to draw up plans nud ovor- Idrnnia "Friends" on Frldny even-
Press,        i
•A concrete walk is non ring com-
I.. F.Ci oft, ut Mee Studio for photos1 plcl ion on  both sides of   Young
„,,,.„ ,       ,        street   north,   n   tlistitnee   of   one
For photos at Chapman s—phono
end.   Wlillo driving along  Young seo lho construction of tbe now high |h
roud $unday afternoon their horse
took fright ut something and bolted,
throwing both young men oul. Mr.
lltsytl hud the misfortune to have
his right wrist broken ami tin'
buggy, a new one, was  very   badly
damaged, The horse sustained
only slight Injuries.
Allen Players Relurnbj
Theatre patrons who recall with
pleasure the engagement of the
Alien Players ut   the  Opera   house
last Qotobor, will no doubt be pleas-
sd to learn that they are to appear
Chn.ll.      Ml.   I I'll
IK.
iii si'hitol construction ami is giving
splendid satisfaction iii Vancouver.
The permission of the Vancouvor
This wus thc hill ou Monday
specialist | ond was a prime favorite.    The
company is u good one nntl
the plays as presented by the company   are   of   exceptional   merit. I
__________________
Sun Shinies—ltu.v I hem  al   Ashwells.
Thursday afternoon—week IV hnlf
holiday.
li. A. Short was in  Westminster
for Sunday.
The Free   Press   comprises   ten
pages this week.
II. T. Goodland wns a  business
visitor to thc coast Tuesday.
, block.
Mayor Waddington wns a Inisiness
visitor to New Westminster uml
Vancouver Tuesday returning this
evening,
Wantkh—A second hand ladies
bicycle in good repair, apply to
Miss A. care of Free Press, stating price.
W. A McMinn, of tho Merchants
Hunk, und recently from the Melville Sask, has lieen transferred to
Vancouver.
W. 15. Bradwin has returned from
a trip through the prairie provinces.
lie reports business very good goner-
ally speaking. The spring has been
backward antl there has heen very
little growth, while seeding has
been delayed.
Six miles of track remain to he
laitl to complete the c. *>',
Stl'llctinll to llo|se. A few
: will complete the laying of
land in a few weeks trains will
| ly be in   operation   bctwe
uml Port Mann.
con-
days
steel,
liko.
Hup,'
.In
Jess, of Vancouvor, came up
on Sunday uinl spent the day   with
his brothei'  Alex.   Jest
patient at the hospital.
lieen vein's since Mr. .less
| liwaek   ami   the  change
wl
It a
It is six-
saw   Chil-
that  has
taken place  in  that   time  is  very
marked.
School Board had to bo socurod be- On Saturday  evening   the   great
fore  the  Chilliwaek   Board    could  Swede     comedy     "Ole    Olson"
I'M.   Itnmsdcll   was   u   business;
visitor to tho coast this week.
obtain the services of Mr.   Leech
None of iln- coil tracts  hav
let as,vet.
will he the bill.    If  you  desire  to
been  ses- these two good plays well staged j
and played you will be present on
above dales.
Coal   and   wood—City
Co., phone  lit.
Transfer.
Radnj Circuil Organized
Ai n meeting held in  Vancouver
mi Saturday  lhe  Pacific  Northern
Harness Itacing Circuit, was organi".-
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^   cil. embracing Chilliwuek,   Ladncr,
here for one   week   commencing I Vancouver,  Victoria ami   Seattle.
Monday May it).   The Opening bill! Representatives wore  present  from | is being consummated according to
tas been  kept |
Hue Bank Mercer
Toronto News says: "The great-1
est banking merger, not only in the!
annals of Canadian banking, but'
perhaps, in lho history of the world.
i this
sion will he "The Third the above  cities  nnd   officers
Degree," by Chas. Klein. Tho
ftoyal Hungarian String Quartette
are -till with the company and will
again furnish all music between
nets.
elected as follows: Circuit secretary,
II. It. Anderson, Vancouver: stewards, IC. Ctiililiec. Seattle; C. W.
King. Victoria: A. Gibson, Vancouver. Dates for meetings woro
allntli'il   a--    follows:     Chilliwaek:
June 21 and 22, Lndner: June 211 iBank (Royal and Trailers.)    The
General munngcr It. II. Sperling, July I.    Victoria:   July   I   to   li'lin-il product will be nn   institution
(inclusive); Seattle: July 11 to 20. j with ah authorized  capital  of at
The Vancouver mooting will be held least 830,000,000 and a paid up
iu conjunolion with the tirst   meet-'capital of $32,377,020."
ing of the   seuti.ii   of   the    P..    (_
Officials Visit Wrack.
information received by tho News.
The lirst step in tbe merger will bei
tbe Inking over of tbo Union Hunk i
by the Bank of Montreal. When,
this purchase is consummated, the,
enlarged Bunk of Montronl will,
amalgamate with  the  new   Royal
The  water   in   the   river  at   the
| Landing was fifteen  inches  higher
Plan to spend May 21 at Chilli- .la8' ni8ht t,m" im, tl,e 8aJne *•••**;
waek, where a good program ■_*•*- -v''"1- ,. 'I1'* 'ifB6 Volume °'
horso races, and baseball will |J water now finding its way to the
pulled olT. I  i!"1"'-;"""*" Precludes any post-
Utility ol dangerous high water ilur-
llr. J.   II.   Rutherford  loft  this ling June,
morning   on   a   business   trip   to! .
Montreal;!..-   will   be  absent for,    »• E*?-f».'** -.of Lulu^ Island,
some few weeks. ; *» il v"" or '", *■»»»"">: •*■ «■*■
i nntl was pleased with the indications
_________ John Robinson leaves on Tuesday, and possibilities of the farming ami
Take Shorthand lessons.   Terms I for Nanaimo whore  he will  repre- dairying districts.   Mr,   _t-_a is
easy.   Phono F. 255. | sent Damon Lodge No 44 it a meet- one   of   the   famous   Lulu  Island
dairy people, their speciality being
.   ..    Holstein Stock,
nt  its i
The water wagon
busy this wook.
Slimmer Drinks; see tbo list Ashwells ail. page 10.
Stock   Foods—Chilliwack
plement & Product- Co.
Im-
I ing of the Grand Lodge.
Ashwells Sterling tea is
Seo Rolfe's special salo of Ladies' IHe9t uncalled for Goodness Fresh-
Tweed Skirts this week. ness,   and   Fine   Flavor.   Buy  u
: pound with your next order.
Telephone 40 for all express and
dray work; City Transfer Co.
F. R. Glover, Allan Purvis.  T.  I
Prontor, of the It. C, E. K., accompanied G. lilundoll-Brown,   one  of
Ihe Knglish directors of the  Comn
nn.V over the Fraser valley   line  on thoroughbred Association at Minoru
A First Class Coot-Mai.
Sunday. While iii Chilliwuek tlie
party were the guests of 11. T.
Goodjand who took them for an
auto ride to various points of interest in the valley. Mr. Blltndell-
Brown expressed himself us being
delighted with what he hail scon of
the Chilliwack valley.
Purk. three harness races being run j    After n dearth of attractions ntl
s.n June 20, and the sumo number tho 0„rn ]lom, for 80mft tinH. t|l(.j
jthe series all this week hy the:
Williams Stock Co.. whieh is plcns-1
j ing    patrons    greatly,    will   bei
on July 1
"Patience" a Big Sweets
Patience'' Gillsert and Sullivan's
The Abbotsford Timber &  Trading Co., has an ndvt. in   the   Free
lee cream   in   all   the  popular j Press  to-day.     Lumber  ut   conforms nnd flavors at Johnson's.        venient points is the feature.
Don't forgot that Thursday after-;    Lost—A nugget scurf  Phi;   of
noon of each week is a half holiday.  Value only  to  owner ns  souvenir.
.-   u   us    ,„i     si Please return to L. F. Croft ut  Mee
^SJfcrniH__^.lir^   ?   I™'! Studio and  receive  reword.,
sengor to the const   this   morning.' -
„ _■   i     ,-      ■ i      City Transfer Co. handles Well-
with a scandal  that once   starts. ■ -»,,,__ alfl() W00(Ii anrl dclivcm to | with the as
Tho lirst lacrosse gome ol the
season between Vancouver ami
Westminster will take place in the
latter city on May 21. The Chilliwack Junior Lacrosse team ami the
Kast End Junior will furnish the
curtain raiser for tbe big gum.-,
says the Columbian.
During the dry weather of the
past week several tin"- hav- gol
beyond control in tbe toot bills ami
mountains and i-nti-idi-ranlc .intra...
has resulted. The tire wort—ms
have lieen  kept  on  the alert and
listanee
nf     0
service
■t.ttf of
followed by  a  week's engagement
?TOi____i.?_^
in Wednesday and mid  1 InirsdaV |OTI1V W11S llWfi lll8t tn|i llm| (rom
Manied al Vancouver ' 1cvon*n88 V' 'nB*   w.™  ,VM ?,,:''**,*d < tho class of production given nt that
by npprcciattvo audiences and show- tim0 W(. unh„|tatlngly recommend
e.l much earnest work on the pnrt 11|1(, company t0 .*„, p,.0„i„ of Chilli-
of Mr. I'. Hurt nntl his oust rho wnck M |.,„inK ,,u exceptionally gtHid I
choruses were bright nnd well on0i and a company w|,[0h will give
\\ ,-slc.v j rendered and each of the principals; ,,,., vahl(. ror thc titm, and mo
Kev.    F, ■       --•—-'     -    *■    --' i  '.
Vancouver papers r.'is.rl n inurri-
ngo nf special interest to the  residents of tho Chilliwack Vnlley.   On
Wcttncsdnv, Mny   8,    ill
Methodist Church by (lull. Staccv, Capt. J. C.  (larvic ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
wedded to Miss Surah  hUthiaoti, I very popular and did. their l-aitslh^^M^Uio Allen Plny-
dagbter of Mr  am) Mrs. \\ m. 11. exceedingly well while the Lovo Sick Lw and lho Hungarian Male Qu.r-
        After Mmtlens «ere most fotchmg.    Miss !,e(tl, M      , W(,ok_
J. Howe Bent left todnv on n trip' nny part of thc city promptly.       (mon have done good
to the coast  to be away about  a     j.  ^ \yc|)nBri Grand  Patriarch, |    In -a police court ease in  Wium-
wcek. . of New Westminster,   will  pay  nnipestbo other  day   thi-  magistral*
Flv Paner Inscs-t Powder and official-visit to Chilliwack Encamp- ;K-*»ve the decion that a ehauff^ur is
Cb^idr 7Lim, Buy thom at; ;nent No. Ill, thla (Thursday) even-!opomting a ;;ar fm jt t^Ga*
Ashwells. , i |laV(1 tj1(, lame maKistratP ea*_nn_>
Help Wanted—ma|e nnd female, j   The Chilliwack Cubs will socin;| the speed at which some of the ears
were the subject of much ndmir-|^nli   Thoflwtblll is "TheThii-
atIon.    11 ho Diagoons wt-re of coiirse | i)t.K,.ec" on Monday ovoning.   <tood
Pattinson, all ttf Chilliwaek.
receiving the hourly congratulntions,  Ethel Cawley 08 "Pntionoc" wns n
of the few fris-nils present, the happy verv charming milkmaid, nud Miss
couple left the city on a short  trip, I M. Sellers Imporaonatod Lady June
before taking up their residence   in so well that wo quite forgot it was
really she. Her duet with Bun-
tliorne (Mr. F. McManus) was
heartily encored.     Miss   Kathleen
Chilliwack. ^^^^^^^^^^^^
fofct BiBjet Frail Cr*
"Fruit prospects excellent nnd
the valley never looked bettor" is
tho verdict of J. II. Ashwell,
manager for the Chilliwack Canning
and Preserving Co., and tbc foreman Chas. F. Smith, who hnve
completed a tour of inspection.
AU indications point to a bumper
crop in all varieties of fruits in the
vnlley this yenr. So fur the only
crop to hnvo suffered is the cherry
crop, nnd tbe damage from frost, is
slight nntl only in spots. The
Chilliwuek Cannery is making big
preparations for putting up n record
pack this year. A new oappor nntl
now syrup machines are Mug installed antl the whole plant
thoroughly overhauled, and put in
readiness for receiving raw fruit
nbout Juno 1.
Henderson took the part of Ludy
Angela splendidly and had quite a
heavy part all through. Mrs.
R. Carmiehael and Miss Frnnkic
Kipp took the parts of Lady Sapllir
nntl Luly Kiln with credit. Mr.
F. MoMimus and Mr. J. Henderson us Buutborne antl Grosvonor
were capital, their make ups ami
costumes lieing particularly good,
Mr. Carmlohonl as Colonel Culvert
sung some excellent selections nntl
wns henrlily encored also. Mr.
Arnouhl, Mr. Kerr ami Mr. L. J.
Thomas were good in their respective roles. Mr. S. Kelland at the
piano assisted by Dr. Elliott of
lioscilule nml Mr. Anderson, violinists, contributed to the success of
the evening. Miss Cawley was|
presented by those Inking part in
Tutionce" wllll a lovely umbrella
it Ibo conclusion of Thursday
evenings performance and Mr, F.
Iln' .villi ii fine set of pipes.
The Qniet Dan
RACES AT CH1LUWACK MAY 24.
An attractive program of horse
races will lie pulled off at Recreation
Park on May 21. There are interesting events for loenl horsemen
while a number of outside horses
will lie entered in the bigger events.
A committee comprising H. H.
Gervan, Chairman, A. L. Coote,
R. O. Atkins, Fred Somple, aud
Jas, It. Anderson Secretary-Treasur-
or, have the arrangements in bund
uml a gootl afternoon's spirt muy be j
looked for. Following is the program :
Two-year-old trot or pace, purse
$50.00. |
Gentleman's Race, local horses
only with buggies, owner, up, hob-
bios barred, purse (60.00.
210 Trot or 2.15 Puce, purse
1160.00.
2.86 Trot or 2.10 Puce, purse
1100.00.
llurness races live to enter three;
to slnrl, half mile heals, Ix-st two
iu throe; entrance fee five per cent.
Five-Kighls of mile Running race,
open, purse 186.00.
Ili.lf-mile Running nice, ponies
under 11.2  bunds,  best   two    in
apply Chas. F. Smith nt Chilliwuek I appear   in   their   now   and  natty
Cannery. ' baseball uniforms nf blue and white.
l A big "C" adorns tho front of thc
New shipment of II _ A Corsets! 8|,if(H,
just opened at Ashwells Corset  Dc-
pnrtniont. ,    A week from  Friday   will   be
] Mav 21,   and   a   public   holiday.
If you want to gel host results in ' -pi,p rcgu)ft« Thursday
business advertise in tho Chilliwuek , ~j|| no[ y^. observe!
Free Press.
For your Summer Dry Goods
wants, buy nt Ashwells; see their
ad. page 10.
Ex.-Mayor Jus. Munro was a
business visitor to Vancouver on
Wednesday.
All coal and wood orders receive
prompt attention. Phone 40. City
Transfer Co.
Win. Sampson, the Evangelist
has concluded bis series of meetings
in Chilliwuek.
W. B. Tronholm is ottering un
extra special bargain in plates for
Saturday only.
During the hot days many boys
enjoyed n cooling dip in the waters
of Hope River.
Ashwells Departmental Store in
cool during the warm weather; meet
your friends Ibere.
travel on the streets of Chilliwark.
The city's  new s,iwi   watering
wagon made its initial  appearance
on   Monday, and   has   U-en   doing
good service iu keeping  real  estate
.from rising and  depositing   itself
half holiday i where not wanted.    The w.ignn is a
cd  ns a  con-1 studebaker make and was furnished by  the Chilliwack Implement .v
Produce Co.
sequence.
Is the hen who steals her nest ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
ashamed of her work? Or does she j _\ rPjK„-t j, current to tin
imagine she can break thc price of that the Masonic Order in
eggs by marketing her summer's | Wnck is <
product all at once?
Another large order of pretty
summer millinery hus lieen received
by Miss Hoyle, the Milliner, und
is now on display in her millinery
imrlors opposite the post office.
Fanners nnd poultymon—now is1 such n structure.
tho time to be careful und gather     Ml, Naylor 0fKaylorBro
?!!.'?K'.."!' __^f_2_S_. !:'".   i inwtors, Vnncouver.
effect
^^^^^^Chilli-
nteniplnling the erection
of a suitable temple on one of the
properties owned by thc Society.
The corner of Nowell and Westminster, opposite Barrett ,»- Ban-
ford's is said to have th.- preference
as to choice.    Wo hope to have the
report confirmed by the erection ol
VV.l-
., eon-
visitor
out for the hen who stouls her nest,
as two day's sun will spoil an ogg.|0|)pof tho glrongeg| „„ tl„. ,,,val
' Iscing nl present engaged ill constructing n sewerage system at Victoria*. In talking to Mr. Naylor regarding sewerage at Chilliwaek.   lie
strongly recommended an automatic
ejector system.   Tin'big advantage
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^    of   this    system    is    thut    electric
j   The misson bund will meet in I or othor power is nol required to
D. McEuchern, Roy Chadsey un.l | the school room  of the  Methodist, lift the sewnge to higher levels, thus
The carpenters of tha valley ure |
invited to nttentl a meeting  in  the
(liiil Fellow's hull on Saturday even-!
iug at eight o'clock.   See announce*
mom* elsewhere in  the  Free  Press
to-day.
Business  men  often   say   when'three  nurse 186.00.
A Good Suck Company
The following oompllmontnrj
notice is taken from lbc Blaine
Journal, and reform, to tho company
playing in the Chilliwuek Otiottl
house nil this week. "The Williams Stock Co. opened a four
night's engagement at lxomis hull
Wednesday evening, and gave
immense satisfaction to a large and
enthusiastic audience. This is one
of tho host companies that has over
played in this city.    Every member
ot tlio company is an artist, and   ,  	
. there wns not a weak spot iu the | is tin* delightful consciousness Ihnl | twenty-five |H>r cent, nnd Thirds
whoio production. Lack ol spaco all is woll In tho home nnd boforo I fifteen por cent. All entries dose
forbids mentioning the whole com-]us Ihe promise of a  peaceful day. on May 20, 1018. !
puny, but BvrtinAldeii ns the opium] We kuow of no condition of ifo Admission A0 cents, grand stand,
fiend mnde un Intense impression, | tbnt brings more pleasure or that oxthl! uutos 50 cents; two horse!
while Dave Williiuus us John Pinion should fill the  honrt  more  full of rigs 80 cents;   one  horse  rigs    "
sr.   is   u  most   finished  comedian gratitude, lhan n truly "i|uiet dny." eonts.	
nnd intensely funny.   The  verdict ~- ''
wus—n splendid show. Artistic Printing sl Five Press,    I    FlW Press Printing Plenses.
business bns nol Is-en very brisk,
"ll bns been quiet totlny." Ilo we
ever slop to think, we wonder, how
blest ure the quiet days—the days
when nol hi tig happens? There is
no illness to givo anxiety, no business burdens or other troubles to
disturb, hull on the contrary, there
Matched Running  Race  botween!
Mr.  Sutor's  "Shoo String,"   Mr. \
llamuiar's  "S|Htt,"   and   J.    A. I
Evans' "Trixie."   Hnlf mile bouts,
besl two iu throe, purse $;|5.00.
Slake Race, purse 810.00.
Purses to lie divided ns  follows: I
| Winners, sixty por cent;  Seconds
Mr. rruikshnnks lefl on Sunday on
ti trip to Fort George.
Light und heavy (having handled
with cure nntl prompt ness. City
Transfer Co., phone 10.
Roud the ntlvts. in Iho Free Press
to-day. They aro n loature and
make profitable rending.
church on Saturday afternoon at 81reducing tlic
o'clock.    Parents are  requested  to
kindly remind thoir children of this
meeting.
■osl of inaintance.
Born—To Mr. and  Mrs.  G.
Hiiino,  Pros!  road,    Muy    111,
The Hosedule ball nine put it all t***l*8h~r.	
over the Chilliwaek  team   (No. 1) »jAODirr«"
on Saturday afternoon lust ut Ite | MARRIED
II.
a
A Ladies' jacket, black, found on
Prairie Central road on Thursday
lasl, nwuits owner nt this office.
City Transfer Cn. have their office
with thc Chilliwack Und and Development Co., on Young street,
between
Kerr'
MtGii.i.ivii.w—Kami.—Kenneth
McGllllvary, of Upper Sumas, anil
Miss Mabel, daughter of Mr. und
Mrs. David Karr. of Rosedale, were
quietly married on Saturday May I
crention Park.   The  score  wns 25!
too,   Tho local boys will need tol
.Johnson, of Johnson's lot dream I  ""'•P'1 M''-
and tea parlors, was a passenger to     i/.si—On  Yule   road
Vancouvor on Wednesday. Chilliwack   and   Chas. _ , ..... .
Mr and Mrs J  Howe Bent nrP'chonni, n purse containing u sum|„Uh. Presbyterian Manse,""by Rov.
uttendiZ; ti0B. C. "mUsI Con- K « j»»    «i f^S't *' J' DoU*ln8<
, i   ,•• .   •   .i ■   ... „t. Kinder W    be suit inly rewarded hy,    „ ,, ,. ~,  ...
forcnoo ,„ Victor., this week. |,r™ngat Free Press office. [    GRANI>-HoPKISSOX---AI 81.Tho-
* mns' cliuieh. on Saturday, May ll,
E. ('. Law who bus beon spend- by Canon lliuclililfe, Miss lAu'f
ing a month with his futhor-in-lawjliopkiiison. of Vancouver,daughter
Robt. Graham, Fairfield Island, of the late Colonel W. Hopklnson,
returned to Alberta on Tuesdny. of Croydon, England, to Mr. Her-
Mrs. lsiw will remain hern for Ml* tart Cecil Grand, nf the cily, laic of
other month heforo returning home. 'Saskatoon, Snsk.
5" CHILLIWACK   FREE   PRESS
ONE WAY OUT
By WILLIAM CARLETON
Copyright, 1911-
[Hy sSm.ll, M-iya-r-l & Ue., Inc.
CHAPTER XIV.—(Ctintlnued)
Fifteen Dollars a Week
MEN who do such things have
something In them that the
mon back East Imve lost,
l call it Hit' romantic spirit
or the pioneer spirit and 1 say that a
man who has it won't cure whether
he's living in Maine or California und
that whatever tlie conditions ure he
will overcome them. 1 know that we
three would huve lived on almost rice
alone us the Japanese do before we'd
have cried quit. That wus because we
wero tackling this problem not us Easterners but as Westerners; not us poor
whites i>iii us emigrants, Men on a
ranch stand for worst- things thun we
had and huve losfl of a future to dream
about.
So I repeat that to my mind the
hmise details don't count here for any
more than they did In the lives of the
original New England settlers, or the
forty-niners, or those on homesteads or
in Alaska today. However, I'll put
them in and I'll take the mouth of May
as un example—the Ilrst month after
1 was made foreman. It's fairer to
give the Items for a month. They ure
us follows:
Oatmeal, .17.
Com meal, .10,
About one-tenth barrel flour, .65.
Potatoes, .86.
Rice, .08.
Sugar, .40.
White beans, .16.
Pork, ._0.
Molasses, .10.
Onions, .23.
Lard, .50.
Apples, .30.
Soda, etc., .14.
Soap, .20.
Cornstarch, .10.
Cocoa shells, .05
Eggs, .75.
Butter, 1.12.
Milk, 4.48.
Meat< 1.60.
Fish, .GO.
Oil, .20.
Yeast cukes, .06.
Macaroni, .09.
Crackers, .06.
Total $12.75.
This makes an average of three dollars and nineteen cents a week. With
a fluctuation of perhaps twenty-five
cents either way Ruth maintained this
pretty much throughout the year now.
It fell off a llttlo In the summer and
increased a little in the winter. It's
Impossible lo give any closer estimate
than this. Even this month many
tilings were used which were left over
fronr the week previous and. on the
other bund, some things on thla list
like molasses and sugar und cornstarch
went towards reducing the total of the
month following.
This left say a dollar nnd seventy-
five cents a week for such small incidentals as are not accounted for here
but chiefly for sewing material, bargains in cloth remnants and such things
as were needed towards the repair of
our clothes as well us for such new
clothes us we had to buy from time
to time. I think we spent more on
shoes than we did clothes, but Uuth
by patronising the sample shoe shops
always came home With B three or four
dollar pair for which she never paid
over tWO dollars ami sometimes as low
as a dollar and a half. Thc boy and
I bought our shoes at the same reduction nt bankrupt sales. We gave our
neighbors this tip and saw them save
a good mnny dollars in tins way.
On the whole these peoplo were not
good buyers; they never looked ahead
but bought jnly Whetl they were in urgent need and then bought at the
cheapest price regardless of quality.
They would pay two and two and a
half for shoes thnt wouldn't Inst them
any time at all. Whntever Ruth
bought she considered the quality first
und tin* price afterwards. Then, too.
she often ran across something she didn't need at tlu- time but which was a
good bargain; she would buy this and
put tt away. She was aide to buy
many things which were oul of season for half what thc same things
would cost six months later. It was
very difficult to make our neighbors
B*afl Ihf advantage of this practice and
their blindness cost them many a good
dollar.
Wo also had lbo advantage of our
neighbors In knowing how to take good
care of our olothOS, Tin* average mail
was careless and slovenly. In a week
a new suit would he spotted with
grease, Wrinkled, ami alt out  of shapi-.
He never though! <»r pressing It. cleaning it "r ut putting it away carefully
when through wearing it. The women were no hotter aboul their own
clothes.     This was also tr *f their
Shoes. They might shine lli.-m once ■
month. Imt generally they let llam go
until tiny dried up and cracked,    in
Ihls way Ihelr new clothes soon became
workday clothe**., Ihelr new shoes, old
shoes, and uh sueh they lusted a very
few months.
Dick and 1 might hav*- done a little
better thnn uur neighbors even without Ruth to Wfitch us. but we certainly would not have had the training we ill*] have. Shoes had to be
cleaned nnd either oiled or ihlned before going to bed. if It rained we
WOK OUr old pairs Whether It was Sunday or md or else we stayed at home.
Bvery time Dick or I pul on our good
clothes wo were ns carefully Inspected
ns troops on parade. If a grease spot
was found. It was removed then and
there. if ,i button was missing or n
bit of fringe showed or a hole the
size of a pin heud was found we had
to wait iiiiiii the defect was remedied
Every Sunday morning lho boy pressed
both   his  suit   and   mine  and    every
nighl we bad to hang our coats over o
chair nnd fold our trousers. If we
were careless about It the little woman WithOUl a word "Imply got up nnd
did thom over again herself.
ThOlO mav seem like small matters,
tuit   the result  was  thnt  we nil nf  Ul
kepi looking ship-shape nnd our clothes
] lasted. When wo finally did finish
with them they weren't good for any-
| thing but old rags and even then ltuth
used thom about her housework. 1
! figured roughly that Uuth kept us well
1 dressed on about half what it cost
most of our neighbors, und yet we
appeared to bo twice as Well dressed
; as any of them. Of course we had a
good many things to start with when
we came down here, imt our clothing
bill didn't go up much even during the
last yeur when our original stock was
very nearly exhausted, She accom-
1 pllshed this result about one-hulf by
I long-headed buying, and one-half by
i ber carefulness and her skill with the
' needle.
To go back to tlie mutter of food, I'll
i copy off a week's hill of fare during
tills month. Ruth has written it out
; for me. Vou'll notice that it doesn't
! vary very much from the earlier ones.
Sunday.
i     Breakfast: fried hasty pudding witli
molasses; doughnuts, cocoa made from
cocoa shells.
Dinner: lamb stew witli dumplings,
I boiled potatoes, boiled onions, corn
starch pudding.
Monday.
Breakfast: oatmeal, baked potatoes,
creamed codfish, biscuits.
Luncheon: for Billy: brown bread
sandwiches, cold benns, doughnuts,
milk; for Dick and me: boiled rice, cold
biscuits, baked apples, milk.
Dinner:   wurmed over    lamb    stew,
baked apples, cocoa, cold biscuits.
Tuesday.
Brenkfast: oatmeal, milk toast,
cocoa.
Luncheon: for Billy: cold biscuits,
hard-boiled eggs, doughnuts; for Dick
and me: warmed over beans,*biscuits.
Dinner: hamburg steak, baked potatoes, graham muillns, apple sauce,
milk.
Wednesday.
Breakfast: oatmeal, griddle-cakes
with molasses, cocoa shells.
Luncheon: for Billy: sandwiches
made of biscuits and left over steak,
doughnuts; for Dick and me: crackers
and milk, hot gingerbread.
Dinner: vegetable hash, hot biscuits,
gingerbread, apple snuce, milk.
Thursday
Breakfast: Oatmeal, fried hasty
pudding, doughnuts, cocoa shells.
Luncheon: for Billy: hard-boiled
eggs, cold biscuits, gingerbread, baked
apple; for Dick and me: baked potatoes, apple sauce, cold biscuits, milk.
Dinner: lyoiinaise potatoes, hot corn
bread, poor man's pudding, milk.
Friday.
Breakfast: smoked herring, baked
potatoes, oatmeal, graham muffins.
Luncheon: for Billy: herring, cold
muillns, doughnuts; for Dick and mc:
German toast, apple sauce.
Dinner: fish hash, biscuits, Indian
pudding, milk.
Saturday.
Breakfast: oatmeal, German toast,
cocoa shells.
Luncheon: for Billy: eold biscuits,
hard-boiled eggs, bowl of rice; for Dick
and me: rice nnd milk, doughnuts, apple sauce.
Dinner: baked beans, new raised
bread.
To a man accustomed to a beefsteak breakfast, fried hasty pudding
may seem a poor substitute nnd griddle
cakes may seem well enough to tape**
oft* with, but scarcely stuff for a full
meal. All I say is. have those things
well made, have enough of them and
then try it. If a man has a sound
digestion and a good body I'll guarantee that such food will not only satisfy
him but furnish him fuel for the hardest kind of physical exercise. 1 know
berause I've tried it. And though to
some my lunches may sound light, they
averaged more In substance and variety than the lunches of my foreign fellow-workmen. A hunk of bread nnd
a bit of cheese was often all they
brought with them.
Dick thrived on It too. The elimination of pastry from his simple lun-
clieons brought hack the color to his
cheeks uml left him hard as nails.
I've road since then many articles on
domestic economy and how on a few
dollars a week a man can make many
fancy dishes which will fool him into
the belief that lie is getting the same
things which before cost him a great
many more dollars, Their object appears to be to give such a variety that
the man will not notice a change. Now
this seems to me all wrong. What's
lhe use of clinging to Ihe notion thut
a man lives to oat? Why not get
down to bed lock at one,, -nul face the
fact lhat a man doesn't need the bill
of fare of a modem holel oi any substitute  Tor it"      A  fi'w  simple  foods
ami plenty of ihem is enough.    When
;i man boglns lo cmve a variety be
hasn't placed his emphasis right, lie
hasn't worked up to the right kind of
hunger. Compare tin* old-time gro-
eery store with the modern provision
house and It may help you to under -
Istand why -iiir lean sinewy forernihers
have given plaOfl to thfl BallOW, fat pnr-
, miles of today.     A eoinpnrlson might
nlso help to explain something of tin*
high '"»i "f living.    .My grandfather
! kept Sueh a store nntl I've seen some
iof his old account books. About all
[he had to sell in the way of food was
! Hour, rlee, potatoes, sugar and mol-
'■ asses, butter, ChOOSO nnd eggs. These
I articles weren't put up In packages
and they weren't advertised. They
j were soid In bulk and all you paid
] for wns the mw material, Tho rnta-
! logue of a modern provision house
I makes q book. The whole object of
! lhe change it seems to tne is to flit thc
demand for variety. You have to pay
for that. But when you trim your
ship to run before a gab* you must
throw overboard Just such freight.
Onco you do, you'll find it will hnve to
blow harder than It does even today to
sink you. 1 am constantly surprised
,t how few of the things we think we
I., od  We actually do need.
The pioneer of today doesn't need
any more than lhe pioneer of a hundred years ago.     To me this talk thnt
i return to the customs of our ancestors involves a lowering of the
standard of living is all nonsense; it
means nothing but a simplifying of the
standard of living. If that's a return
to barbarism then I'm glad to be a
barbarian and I'll say tliere never were
three happier barbarians than Ruth,
the boy and myself.
CHAPTER XV.
The Gang
If I'd been making tlve dollars a day
at lliis time, 1 wouldn't have moved
from the tenement. In the Ilrst place
as far as physical comfort went I was
never better off. We had all tbe room
we needed. During tbe winter we
bad used tlie living room as a kitchen
and dining room just as our forefathers
did. We economized fuel in this way
iind Ruth kept lhe rooms spotless. We
had no fires in our bedrooms and did
not want any. We all of us slept with
our windows wide open. If we had
had ten mnre rooms we wouldn't have
known what lo do with them. When
we had a visitor we received him in the
kitchen. Some of our neighbors took
boarders and also slept in the kitchen.
I don't know as 1 should want to do
that, but at the same time many a
family lives in a one-room hut in the
forest afler this fashion. By outsiders
it's looked upon as rather romantic.
It isn't considered a great hardship by
the settlers themselves.
Then we had the advantage of our
roof and with summer coming on we
looked forward to Ihe garden und the
joy of the warm starry nights. Wo
hail some wonderful winter pictures,
too, from tbat same roof. It was worth
going up tliere to see the house tops
after a heavy snow storm.
If 1 had wanted to move I .could
have done only  one of two     things;
isted, All three of us were enjoying
more advantages than we had ever
dreamed would be ours. My Italian
was improving from day to day. I
(■(mid handle mortar easily and naturally and point a joint as well as my
Instructor. 1 could build a true
square pier of any size from one brick
to twenty. I could make a square
pigeon-hole corner or lay out a brick
footing. And I was proud of my accomplishment.
But more interesting to me than
anything else was the opportunity I
now had as a foreman to test the
value of the knowledge of my former
fellow workmen which I had been
slowly acquiring. I was anxious to
sec if my ideas were pure theory
or whether they were practical.
Tliey had proven practical at any rate
ia securing my own advance. This
had come about through no such pull
as Rafferty's. It was the result of
nothing but my intelligent and conscientious work in the ditch and among
the men. And this in turn was made
possible by the application of the
knowledge t picked up and used as I
had tho chance. It was only because
1 had shown my employers that I was
more valuable as a foreman than a
eotnmon laborer that I was not still
digging. I had been able to do this
because having learned from twenty
different men how to handle a crowbar, for Instance, I hnd from lime to
time been able to direct the men with
whom I wns working as at the start
I myself had been directed by Anton'. Anton' was still digging because that was all he knew. 1 had
learned other things. 1 had learned
how to handle Anion*.
1 had no Idea that my efforts were
being watched, I don't know now how
I was picked out. Except, of course,
that it must have been because of tbe
work I did.
(To be continued)
ROBERT BURNS, POET OF
NATURE
Burns* poetry possesses, in a higher
degree perhaps than any olher, that
touch of Nature lhat makes all men
kin. Its Intense humanity, uot less
than Its inspiration, appeals direct to
"1
believe in giving every man a square deal.
-Theodore Roosevelt
-From  Harper's  Weekly
either gone hack into the suburbs or
taken a more expensive flat up town.
I certainly hiid had enough of the former iind as for the hitter 1 could sec no
comparison,     If anything     this  fiat
business was worse than  the suburbs.
I would be surrounded by an ordinary
group of people who had all the airs
of the latter with none of their good
points.     I'd be hedged In by conven
tions with which I was now even In
less-sympathy than before.     I would
n't have exchanged my present freedom
of movement and Independence of ac
tiou   for   even   the   best   suite   In   the
most expensive apartment house in
tlie city. .Not for a hundred dollars
a week. Advantages'.' What wero
they? Would a higher grade of wall
paper,  a   more  expensive  set   of  tiillil
tun* and steam  heat compensate in*.
Tor th- loss or the solid comfort 1 found
here by (he side of my little Iron StOV
Wus   an  electric elevator a   fair  swap
for my roof:     Were the KUt. the tin-
feel and the Soft carpels Worth the privilege I enjoyed here of dressing as I
pleased, rating what I ph-iisctl. doing
what I pleased? Was their apart-
ment-hOUte friendship, however polished, worth the simple, genuine fellowship I enjoyed among my present
neighbor!? What could such a life
offer ine for my soul's or my body's
g I that 1 didn't have here? I couldn't see how In ii single, respect 1 could
better my present condition except
wiih the complete Independence that
might Dome with a fortune and a coun-
(ry estate. Any middle ground, assuming (but I eould ufTnrd It. meant
nothing but the undertaking again of
all lh*1 old burdens I had just shaken
off.
Kill It. the boy am) myself now knew
genuinely more people than we had
ever bofoio known In our lives. And
most of them were worth knowing and
the others WOlth some endeavor to
mnke worth knowing. We wore nil
pulling together down here some
harder lhan others, to be sure, but nil
with a distinct ambition thai was dependent for success upon nothing bul
our own efforts,
I mis In touch wllh more oppor-
(unities thnn I had over dreamed rx-
peer nnd peasant— hence ihe true
secret of its power. Through ballads,
lyrics, and love-songs especially—creations or only adaptations (hough they
be—runs (he quality of (he Inner thrill,
as of an organ heard In a great cathedral. Humor, too, Is there In every
gradation of drollery through "Tam-o'*
Shaiili-r" and "Hallowe'en" to "Willie
brewed a peck o' mnut." manly hide.
pendence and patriotism as iii "Scots
wha ha'e," und tlie soundest pronouncements on labor and life Iii half a dozen
verse lo "A Mountain Daisy1 or "A
.Mouse." For the ploughman-poet did
more than merely sing, with omaslng
art. the obscure lot of his brother tollers; In his native Doric he gave fresh
life iind vitality to ihe national character the world over.    Well hns It I n
snld that his lines "have \voveii themselves Into (be warp und woof of the
national un-.   Since the days or John
Knox there has arisen no Scot who has
Colored   so   deeply   (be   strands   of   the
national character with the dye ur ids
own particular genius. Ills phrases,
his metaphors, his verses have become
part  of the  bralii-malter of the Scot,
ami ii is instinctive to phrase certain
sentiments as Burns phrased them."
In other words. Burns epitomized not
simply un age. but a nntlonul genius.
While. In his life.story, from the little
white cot nl A Noway, through Edinburgh to Dumfries, he himself experienced many of (hi* processes lhal have
moulded the destinies of his race, by
the maule of his Muse his feet among
(be furrows, but his brow beyond the
stars be reigns supreme as Scotia's
darling bard.
WHAT SCOTLAND OWE8 TO
BURNS
All that Scotland hus suffered, her
romantic history, and the manhood of
her people would have disappeared had
il nol been for Robert Burns. He preserved for ever the remembrance of iin*
antique customs, tin* old national piety
nml observances of the Scottish peasantry,      lie    interpreted    their    lives,
thoughts,   feelings,   and manner*, us
tbey hnd never been Interpreted before,
lie imi only sympnlhlied with ihe
Wan Is, lhe trials, the Joys and sorrows
of their obscure lot, but lie expressed
them in the traditional forms of his
country's poetry, and in language made
musical by ids instinctive genius.
Burns was not only the Interpreter of
Scot land's peasantry, he was the restorer of her nationality. He began to
write after a century which had seen
the extinction of Scotland's Parliament
aud the removal uf all symbols of her
royalty, and in which her ancient spirit
had nearly been quenchel. While his
contemporaries were .uixlous Unit their
writing:* should not betray tbelr
nationality, Burns chose for hia subject
that Scottish life which they ignored,
and expressed it in that vernacular
which they despised, and touching the
springs of long-forgotten emotions, he
brought back to the hearts of ids
countrymen a lide of patriotic feeling
to which tliey had long been strangers.
How deeply he was in earnest is
shown in his impassioned and unparalleled popular songs, conceived ln a
mind haunted by the traditions of
Wallace and the heroic efforts of
Bruce; songs whicli re-awukeiied in
the Scots it fervid, intense patriotism
of which Ibey are now so justly proud.
Scotchmen owe it to Burns thnt their
old kingdom did not merely sink into
a province. He first turned the tide
which Scott carried to full flood, and
whicli Is expressed lu the love with
Which Scotchmen today cherish tholr
country.
BY-PLAY IN WAR
The annals of war offer more lhan
one Instance of the fad that, with
all Us horrors, war at times has a
comic element, Armed forces relax
occasionally in friendly controversy, as
Is evidenced by u curious Incident related by the British o lllc or, General Sir
Duuiel Lysous.
This occurred during the Crimean
War while the British forces lay before Sebastopol. R sooms that among
the soldiers there was much speculation ns to the relative merits of certain English and Russian guns. One
day during the armistice a Russian officer of artillery came through ihe llritish lines to see the olllcer 111 command
of the Knglish artillery.
"Vour   'Jenny,'"   Bald   the   Muscovite,
"your elxty*eight-pounder is a line gun,
but we huve one as goml In the embrasure. We should like to have a
fair ilia*! betwetn the two."
Accordingly arrangements were made
that at noon the next day nil other
tiring should cease and lhal thc two
guns should be put to tho test.
At the hour Used a large number of
officers were assembled to view the
contest. The British sailors of the gun
detachment removed their caps and
siiluted tlie Russians, who, in turn,
saluted the Britishers. The Knglish
gun as the senior was allowed to fire
first. Rs projectile struck the side of
ilie Russian embrasure. Then the
Russians returned a good shot.
The third shot from "Jenny" went
entirely through the enemy's embrasure The Britishers, thinking that the
victory was theirs, jumped upon the
parapets and cheered lustily. They
were, howover. crowing too soon, for
a minute later the Russian gun came
again with some exceptionally clever
shots. "Jenny" got a bad thrust in her
side, which, however, did no material
damage.
At tbe seventh shot from the British
gun the Russian was knocked clean
over. Whereupon the British this time
cheered with more reason, and the
Russians,   mounting  Ihe  parapet,  took
off their cups in acknowledgment of
defeat. This finished the gun duel and
more serious hostilities were resumed.
CONFUSION   OF  NAMES OF  COMMERCIAL WOODS
No branch of forestry requires the
Investigation of men of science more
than lhe history of structural characters of the commercial timber trees.
It Is lamentable to see so many talented men devote their entire lives to
lhe study of small groups of relatively unimportant plants ot the desert or
the ocean, while we are still ignorant
even of tbe botanical names of a good
many trees yielding timber of commerce. A number of the trees of Wesl
Africa, whhh produce a targe percentage of the choices! timber used 111 England uml In thc United States for furniture and high-grade cabinet work,
are now known In the trade by no
olher name except mahogany, when In
reality they do nol belong to the mahogany family nt all. Cocobola from
Central America has been Imported Into Great Rrltain for over a hundred
years, but today no one seems to know
what tree yields this wood. A number of examples of this kind could be
cited In regard to Important limbers
which conic from tbc tropics.
This luck of knowledge is (he chief
reason  why so many different  w Is
which bear the slightest resemblance
imve been given th** same common or
trade name, Such a duplication of
vernacular names has produced among
the  w Is of comim-rce u confusion
and   brought  nbout  a  mass of errors
lhat II appeal** almost hopeless to expect to unravel them, For Instance,
(here are now more than fifty different woods fold under (he compre-
heiulve iia.le name mahogany; there
are more lhan twenty-live referred to
under the name cedar: there are more
than a dozen rosewoods; equally ns
mnny sntln woods, Iron woods, nnd box
woods,   not   to  mention  a   number  of
beef woods, eboliy woods, snudnl u Is,
teak woods, i:iim woods, walnuts, aud u
host of others, named according to (Infancy of (he shippers and importers.
The duplication of names bus become
sn complicated thai dealers are now
Unable to know Whal kind of mahogany, cedar, walnut, or gum to supply
when their customers order woods Ity
these Haines.
Timber constitutes a very Important
product of lIn* foreign commerce of
Great Britain. To many the number
of different kinds of woods Imported
will be ii mailer of great surprise, bill
numerous as Ihey are now ihey ure few
compared wllh those which Will be Introduced Into (he American marketh
when the forest resources of Africa nnd
South America become more generally
available.       Nol   u   month   passes   hut
what some Importer adds another mn-
hoi-iiuy, cedar, or rosewood to the bum
list of fiii.''ituies.    public attention
nnd (he Invottlgntlon of scientific men
are being gradually directed to this
branch of work, and it is hoped that
something can be accomplished which
will prove helpful in protecting the
purchasers from getting the spurious
kinds when genuine sandal wood, rosewood, or mahogany is specified.
COST OF FLAGS FOR A NAVY
On every vessel of the United States
navy, from tlie monster battleship to
the tiniest tug, is stowed away nearly
a ton of flags, which go to make up
tlie number each vessel is required te
curry for use on different occasions.
About half of this vast pile of flags
consists of emblems of foreign nations.
The making of the flag equ-ipment for
the navy costs more lhan $60,000 a
year. Each ship carries forty-three
foreign flags, which are thirteen feet
wide by twenty-five feet long.
As a ship's quota of fiags is renewed
every three yeurs lt is no small undertaking lo keep them replenished,
and to this end Uncle Sam keeps a
large ling-making establishment running al full time tho year around at
the Brooklyn navy-yard. Employed
there are some hundred skilled needlewomen working, cutting the different
colored bunting into the required
widths and sewing them together. Making the United States flag Is not a
dlllli-ull Job. Imi the making of some
of the foreign emblems is quite a different matter and (his is whnt most
ot' the work at the llag establishment
consists of. Take, for example, thc
(lag of San Salvador, in the background there is a belching volcano
"pouring forth Its lava aud white smoke,
ou tin* sides of (he mountain is the
groan foliage mid shrubbery, whilo directly In (be foreground Is a tranquil
sea of sapphire blue. Above tho volcano Is a rising sun set in a design
of overflowing cornucopias uml a diamond frnin Which Ho- rays are BO I titillating ill every dlrcclloll. To Iho left
and rlghl of lhe belching mountain
arc draped In vnrlcd design huu tiers
which hear a similarity lo the Stars
and Stripes. Around the whole concent rat ion Is a wreath of cactus
branches lovingly embracing the volcano, while at the top the date of the
country's Independence Is Inscribed. To
malic a Mai; of this description costs
thc government $ri...r,o, and when one
of these flags is placed on each ship of
the navy every three years it can be
readily seen that the Insignificant little
republic to the south of us is really
costing the taxpayers of the country
more than has ever been thought of.
Then thero Is the flag of China, with
its long, crawling, mythical, blood-rea
dragon, To make this emblem costs
about Mft- However, the flag of the,,
Republican Government of China is
more simple, and should this "stay
pul" tbe United Stales will probably
save $UU on each flag of China that It
makes hereafter.
The flag of Costn Rica, with Its
scenic beauty of mountains and sea, is
another extravagant emblem, costing
something like $50 to complete. So
It seems that the smaller thc nation
the more costly Its flag,
The largest (tag 'made by the Unilod
Slnics Is lhe Knsign No. 1, which measures Ihirty-slx feet long and nineteen feet Wide. The cost of this monster is $40 or thereabouts.
The President's flag, while not the
largest by nny means, tnkes longest to
make, requiring the labor of one person for ;i month to complete it. It is
of simple design, being a blue field
with the coat of arms of the United
States in the centre. The life-sized
eagle with oulstretched wings and
other emblems are all hand-embroidered and Involve the most patient
work. Thc embroidery silk used on
this flag, which is fourteen by ten foet,
costs i'.> ii pound.
Uncle Sam's flag emporium is In
charge of his tlagiiinster. whose business, among other things, is to test
all the bunting bought by the establishment, one day a sample lot of
bunting Is soaked and washed In sonp
and fresh water; the next day the same
process Is followed wilh salt water, lt
Is (hen exposed to the weather for ten
days, thirty hours of which time must
be In the sunlight. This Is termed
the eolor-and-fadlng test. Another
(est Is always made for the tensile
strength. A strip of the warp two
inches wide is placed In a machine and
must stand a pulling strain of sixty-
live pounds, while (wo inches of the
filling must stand a forty-five pound
strain.
All over tbe floor of the workshop
are arranged chalk lines and metal
markers, by Ihe aid of which tbe fiags
are cut out. Large stripes and cortain designs tan be more conveniently
studied this way. The sewing Is done
by women on machines run by electric
molars.
li is un interesting sight to see tho
big mschlno at work cutting out stars
for the United Stales flags. It is (he
only machine of Us kind In the lulled
States,    It consists of a plunger fitted
wllh steel knives the size of (he star
wanted and wllh a single downward
stroke II lays on a table one hundred
stars. There are eight different sizes
of slurs used for the different flags,
and of COUrtO the machine Is provided
with eight different dies for the purpose. Until recent yeurs these stars
were cut out by bund, which wan a
long ami tedious task, but now a day's
work of the machine will supply stars
for a week's work on ling***.
CHINESE VIEW OF MILLINERY
Speaking (o a Chinese gentleman tho
other duy, mi Englishman asked him if
tho Chinese Indies will emulate tho
men and go In for Western headgear.
In reply he beamed a smile most childlike and bland.
PrOSVOd for something more definite,
he remarked: "Did you not know that
it Is a well-known fact among the
Chinese thut Ihe reason so many European husbands look harassed nnd
cnrerldden nml lhe further reason why
so many of your young men refrnln
from marriage is this very question
of millinery, Ladles' hats cost so much
thut they spell ruin nud so wo Chinese
have told our women folk lhat we absolutely forbid them to follow Western fashions In Ihls reirard, whatever
tbey may do In other directions."
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on her knees beside tin. cot, which
ln the Unytime masqueraded as it
tllvitn, Leila silutne poured out her
sobbing supplications, OBking aid und
direction In her extremity and
passionately pleading tlusi he should
be given back to her. It' she hud been
uf smaller faith, she might long ago
huve lost belief ln the edlcaoy uf
prayer. For six terrible months she
had prayed practically the sisine thing
—thut sumo mentis of living should be
shown to her, that somehow Bho nimbi
exist until his return, und lhat Heaven
would send him back sufe und sound.
And all this time her fortunes hud
grown worse.
lie iiiiii left her buoyantly, big will,
the high lmpe that was normal to his
uue and nature, assuring her s>f ills
speedy return from tho land ot gold,
He would bring back sueh wealth ns
should mako possible all Ihelr dreams
ur lire, anu raise belli uf Ihem high
above the uncertain plane ..r drudging
miiuuiil labor. Ami though her henrl
luul misgiven lier. she bad lei blm im;
tor she know thai lio could never bo
really happy 01 ilont othorwlso.
nm    hot'B   iiii.i   I n   Hi.'   greater
gamble, sin- wns risking, sho hml fell,
ib,.  happy   um iiiim.iupi s  iiini
wuuld hnve siillslle.l Inl'. ell III.' doubtful el " nf iln- wealth be thoughl
Ibey ii.-i.iled. T.i |101' bis trip lo Ibe
Klondlko soomod ,is awtul and perilous
ns If hn hnd proposed going t" lho
Not-lit I'olo Itsolf, She behoved lu bbn
ami thought be would win. If uuy mnn
...uld. Put .my siich iii.ii.mt victory
serine,I iii her problematical.
It wus moro Uuin a y.-nr sine.' be luul
kissed her good-Uy, and bIiu had «-
I led hliii back in six months,   She
iod always prnyod for him, bul "f late
lie bad discovered new depths In her-
olf through  tho  very  passion ot hor
upplicatlons.   si Docomber she bad
bul in. wind. a., answer i" a Blngh
irnyer. Her less forvenl plens on ho
.wn uie..uul bud remullieil iiiiiiuswi-r
id, sin- bad never contemplated lie
losstblllty uf starving, but now star
.-iitlun grimaced uver her very shnul
Ier.
lie bud gone off light-heartedly, be-
■niise she wus lu u pnslllun that liuth
if them thought secure, doing office
work which she found nut unpleasant
lor employers whn valued her highly.
Together they had pul the ease to the
heud uf the firm, a genial, sympathetic
uld gentleman, who had quite approved nm) understood, and whu had told
them that his nnly regret was thut
there was even a distant prospect of
losing Leila. But the firm had failed,
as tirm? sometimes will, even when
directed by old Kcntlemcn of the most
genial nature, anil the ill fortune
whieh had overtaken it seemed to pursue Leila relentlessly.
Tho f'iilure luul come sume time
after ills last letter, and perhaps the
very distraction of her anxiety had
had something to do with the uncertainties of her subseiiuent employment. She had begun to think of a
position as something shurt ami ephemeral, and something cruelly hard to
Hml. It seemed to her us if she had
trudged every chusmed channel nf th
great cliy. She almost believed In
luck, s,. consistently had ii turned
against her.
she had been unemployed fur almost
u month, nn.l hud fifteen cents ln her
I ket-bi'iili.     Ten   nf   this   must   Ise
spent in cur fare, for site lived far up-
i.iwn. and the llrm which answered her
last advertisement was at the other
end nf the city, 11 distance impossible
iii walk. She knew liy experience that
she could dine mi ihe other live, but
after that—what, even If Uny tn..l<
her? She could hardly expect ihem,
sin- reflected, to make her an advance.
Perhaps there wns something moro
that she could pawn; perhaps something might happen. Al uny rule, she
was going to put the best face upon
tin- matter, and with thai end she set
own.
nbout -washing the tears from her
Certainly no une would havo thought
nf her as n cunilidute fnr starvation us
she gained tho platform of the Elevated mul pushed her way bravely Into
the packed train. It was, she considered, something that concerned herself .inly, uml she hud scrupulously
hidden every sign uf the horrid spectre. Although mnst nf her wardrobe
lay its usurious camphor, she had kept
her best tailor suit as something
sacred, a treasured necessity to a seeker of employment. The rufllcil wulst
peeping between the lapels uf the trim
emit was beautifully fresh and starchy
for she had washed It herself, mid
luul Ironed ll with such solicitude ns
another* woman might give her jewels.
Many other womon woro standing,
hul as she reischs'il for u strap twu
young men On ilUTeretlt sides nf Ihi
car ruse und iiflVrcil their seats lu het
After hosltatlng fur a moment botweoi
them, she took tho seal uf the um. whu
appeared less weary, and dropped int.
it wllh a little murmur of llrnnkn—nil
iiiiciiiisciniis but momentous decision,
for ii brought her elbow to olbow with
Slip   IIRIIII.
III.
Slip neceptesl her phllusuphlcully, reflecting that the young mun who had
escaped him carried, in mi probability,
nothing of groal value! fur he had ui-
rciuly decided Mint ids furiiier neighbor's wulch-chiiii. wns plated. Like
many of his kind, Blip preferred "mull-
buulng" iss laather-pulllng." in ssiher
words, ilie contents of women's poo-
l.<-tM interested him pi-nfesshsiuilly
mure than the mnre dangorous uls-
straotlon ssf tho leather wallots of .he
othor sex.
lis- i-nulil nut exactly be called n
wiinsau  speelnllsl,   beeuuse.  when  easy
opportunity offored, his tasto w.is
i-iiiliiilb- onough in turn tu masoullne
valuables) l.ul hs- took mun- pride III
his work with womon. and foil himself
more ut home in their pockets. Thore
wns ii certain romance1 about them, he
felt. He might unly smear his fingers
on a powder-puff, or touch a crisp
bundle of bills, ur even, wllh rare Kuod
fortune, a piece of jewelry. Tliere was
telling what might he In a hand-
bag, ur u small und dillleiilt pocket,
The erratic female idea of security
was a constant source of amazement
nnd delight tu him.
From behind his newspaper he appraised Leila cautiuusly. tier suit, he
determined, was guod, but he nuted
with sume disappointment thut the
sleeves hml been altered frum suine
former cut to thoir present modish
Btyle, Her black gloves fitted her
well, but the flnger-ttps had beon carefully meiideil. nml rotouohed, he
thought, with Ink. Her shucs, frum the
little peep he cul of them, might or
mlgbl not havo been re-soled. 'She
looked prosperous, but there had been
evident economies.
Sllll,  economy   wus  a  hobby
Hume  womon.    He  remembered
onco be bad taken live hundred d
III.Ill  the  pocllel   Of II  dyed  ill.-i.i.
whs It, Ihul wns pnrt uf thi   fun
Willi
thnl
Hilars
Thnt
if II
Wi'lll
	
In
ir fi
le
ul iid-
w-iih pretty,
Ihulllllll    be
In  hor eyes.
lem-.-i    there
lllll       UIII-      III'
Willi
Slll-e.
ll.- glanced up ut in
milled iii himsolf iiiui
she   was  smiling,   but
snw   ii   Slisplelnii   ul'  te
C'orlnlnly thoro hnd i
lately.
Softness of  hoarl   i
Slip's virtues,   lie wns rulhor romantic Minn sympathetic.    -(ton, at   ibe
theatre, Ids attention bud b i drawn
from tho poor llttlo hiinl-big of tho
wm  next to him, to I ngtilfed In
snuffling regard fnr Hn- histrionic sufferings ul' the play's abused heroine.
He hissed th,. villain with lbc best uf
them; I'm- be Knew something of villainy. This girl, be thought, would
mako un id.-ul Utile horolne.
li wus uut altogether ihls
whicli  mnde him  hesitate.
whs iill very Well in its way,
nnly us a rare treat that hi
terforo with buslnot
He    |     I
,
Mothers cun easily know when their
children nro troubled wllh worms, nnd
they lose nn tlmo In applyItu: tho liest
of   remedies—Mother   Graves'    Worm
Exterminator.
.  however,
Romance
hut it was
let   It   (11-
i.   lie had another
en  lucky, nnd he
trouble in (hiding something to do.
New Vork, they assured her cheerily,
wns Cull ol' positions,
She luul bravely winked back the
tears and turned directly homeward.
Home, as she knew it, was empty and
heartless and bale, bul she was driven
there by an uncontrollable impulse.
She knew it would be wiser, now
thut she was down-town, to visit the
newspaper ulllces, made a list of the
day's likely "want" advertisements,
and try each one in person, on the
bare chance of finding something. Hut
sho could not do it; she was faint
and dizzy und heart-sick, and she
wanted to be alone, to draw her shades
upon the world that jostled her and
shut her out. Her dizziness should
have told ber that she needed a good
meal.
Sbo climbed the stairs droop liilly,
and, once In her room, found*that she
could not cry after alt; things were
too bad for that.
It came over her slckenlngly that he
might bo dead, and she was loo weak
to put the thought from her. Many
and many a lime It bad come knock-
lug al tier heart al midnight, but until now she had given it no admittance, lie was hers, and i( could
not bo!     lie was going to come hack
perhaps very rich, bul thai did not
mailer, tie was going to como back
—that was all- she eurod tor, Qui
now, In ber dumb despair, that waiting iiuiii.I   gripped her.
Someone knocked loudly on her dooi
but she could not open II. There wa
something sacred In her grief. But lh
knocking continued, so thnt Bho shod
dered und staggered wnnly to her feet
Sin- withdrew the shot bolt, and gathering her last strength, stood erect  a
tlie   do
■ was pushed
HI.
uld nol see het
ipeti.
ilr-'aded superstltlously to "strain his
luck."
Not many hours ngo, he had brought
ff a very successful coup, the third
he had accomplished from the dangerous, detective-ridden precincts ' of a
world-famous tirm of jewelers. His
victim had lieen a man—a large and
muscular-looking young man—so that
the adventure hail heen more perilous,
md in retrospect filled Slip with a
more complacent satisfaction. He hud
followed his intended victim for blocks
before he had seen him joyfully greeted by friends and dragged, with some
show of reluctance Into the crowded
bar of a big cafe,
There the crowd and the hilarity of
the new-met friends had given Slip bis
opportunity. He had been unable to
get at the wallet, which he suspected
made thnt bulge In the young man's
breast pocket, but he was well eon-
tent with what he had found in a side
pocket—a small, square, cushion-topped box, which he had had lit mind
from the very flrst.
Now, as he sat watching the girl, he
fell th,* big diamond with appraising
thumb. The box he bad kicked into a
convenient Sewer, lie knew pockets too
well to trust them, und be had slipped
th erlng upon his Hide Knger, with the
stone turned Inward. He kept feeling
it nervously, much us a child will feel
wllli his tongue lhe unfamiliar gap of
a new-lost tooth; for it fitted insecurely. He hail tried It on his third linger,
at Ilrst, hut it was just too smalt, Slip's
hands were slender and graceful, as
became his profession, (ind on his
little linger the ring hung loosely.
Tho train was fast gelling downtown. The girl might, he reflected, get
out at any station, if she had been
bent on Shopping, he would have lost
ber already. He sternly collected his
wandering thoughts. A man should
bo above superstition. Besides, the
thing he had done had been outside his
custom, a dilettante excursion, taken
partly for pure excitement, a successfully gratified whim of bis that surely
could bave no effect upon bis subseiiuent legitimate business. This womnn was fair game, ami possibly rich
game. It was folly to delay tiny longer.
The train was grinding into a station. When the doors were flung open,
a puff of wind blew his newspaper,
flapping wide, across her lap and into
her very face. Under Us cover, Slip's
practised hand stole Into ber pocket,
while he murmured profuse and awkward apologies. I.eila hardly hoard
them, for she (oo bud been dreaming,
and she realized with a start  that the
guard was shooting bis distortion of
tMThamo of her station, Waiting passengers had already begun to stream
Into the ear.
She sprung to her feel, arid with
some eXOltomont made her wny to lhe
door, leaving bohlnd her u disappointed
gentleman of the nether world, who
cursed the well-known abruptness of
womankind in pcrfervld silence that be
longed (o break. Hut the cur was In
motion again, and it wus too late lo
follow her.
If Slip eould have got out, however,
and climbed (he step*, on the other
side, he would soon have seen her;
for Leila, ns she hud dreaded, had
met the 111 chance which she had struggled to put from her mind. The
place, the position thnt wus to stand
botween her and that gaunt thing she
ItnoW to be looking over her shoulder,
was already taken. They Were very
sorry, but the former Incumbent had
suddenly changed her mind and come
back again. They were sure, bowever.   thai   Leila     would     have   little
-He could nol sec her paleness In the
sudden light, but he shouted boyishly
alottd at the Joy of seeing her. Stooping. In- gathered her up close ln his
arms, swinging her clear from the lloor
In the npw, buoyant strength he had
earned with his fortune. She had
nol cen lime to think him a spectre.
His kisses fell warm on her cold little
cheek, and she could hear him dimly,
through the staggering joy of her
senses, whispering the old, dear, pet
names  In  Iter car.
She moved her bead and kissed him;
and then, with a great sigh of happiness,  she  permitted  herself to  faint—
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When she came to herself, he was
bending anxious over her and rubbing her wrists. She closed ber eyes
for a moment, luxuriating in the rasp
of the calloused hands. She felt as
If the world throbbed and jolted beneath her; then she realized dimly
that she was In a taxicab.
"Where are we going?" sbe asked,
with something of her old vivacious -
n ess.
He slid an arm about her ami drew
her close against his shoulder.
"That's a lovely flrst remark,' he
laughed contentedly. "We ure going
for a large, thick, juicy steak, since
you're so practical—a steak right now
because ynu need It. We can have the
peacock's tongues and the other d<
dabs any time afterward-nr all the
time afterward, If. you like, although
I don't suppose they'll be good for
you. Vou poor little tiling! What on
earth lias been the trouble?"
"Nothing much." she sighed contentedly,   for  the  past  months  of horror
seemed trifling things now.     "Only
only I was so worried when your letters stopped!"
He reached his free hand Into ont
of his bulging lu-fast pockets.
"i brought them with me," he said
"I had to break your letter-box to dc
il. They were all there, all thirty of
them. They must have been delivered
(hi** morning. You see. mail by d<
sled is rather uncertain."
When she hud eaten a little, and the
deferential waiter had withdrawn, she
began scolding him as he deserved.
Her color had come buck again, and
he tl ghl her lovely.
"Do you menu to suy," she asked
"(hut you got lo town (his morning,
md didn't come to me right away?
What do you mean by It, sir? Are you
going to treat me that way always?"
He blushed boyishly beneath his tan.
"Well." he stammered, "I know now
il was foolish, but 1 sort of wanted to
hurst upon you, Leila. I have made
money, and there |s more coming, and
I wanted to come to you right, lu new
clothes and till (hut, so that you eould
be proud of me when we went out
together and when we are married tomorrow."
"Oh!" she protested,
"Wben he are married tomorrow."
he repeatedly calmly, "And you have
never hnd a ring- n decent one. thnt
IS—and It took some lime |o choose
Hint. I nm afraid II is too big fl
you, even as ll Is."
He felt In Ids pocket**, then began
heaping tholr contents on tho table In
froni of him In scrupulous self-disgust.
"H's not (here"' hi- suid al lust. "I'vr
been    tOUChed    like    u    Ueub    (he    tlrst
• rack oul  of Ihi- box1      Never mind
rn gei another.11
"Another whnt?" asked Leila,
"Another ring.   I gol n dandy ibis
morning."
ThO tears rose to Leila's eyes, It  WUS
so silly uml so sweet of blm: but she
remembered tbut ihey wen* in n pub-
lie  plnce,  ntul  snw  Hint   people  wen
already  looking  ut   thom,    she  left
hastily for her handkorohlef. Her exploring lingers found something round
und bard, and she drew II nut nnd
stored at ll In amazement. It was
Inscribed wiihin. "i-'mnk to Leila."
"Is Hint If" she nsked In n whisper
He took it from her outstretched
bund und exumlned II In u wonder
more wide-eyed thun her own.
"Yes," he snld. "How did It get
there?"
Could She be dreaming? No, slu
knew that Ihls wus really, Hut awaki
or dreaming, (he thing wus nwesome
Then   sho  laughed.      After  nil,   what
did ll matter?      The man before ber
was lhe greater miracle.
"I don't suppose that we shall ever
know,"   sbe   said.       "ll   is   a   little   tou
large."
And only a mournful pickpocket and
ibe Power who answers lonely women's
prayers ever did know.
WHEN  THE CZAR  SAW
It is related Hint i'eter the Great,
strolling Incognito ibrough the camp,
came upon a party of non-commissioned officers and grenadiers enacting a
comedy. All at once his brow became
clouded, in tlie piece a soldier, In the
uniform of his giuu'd, commits, al u
certain moment, a robbery. Nevertheless, he allowed the play to proceed;
the court-martial ts summoned ou the
stuge, uml the thief Is sentenced to
death. The spectators, composed of
ofiicers and men, showed the most lively concern in the performance, and
laughed at the grotesque contortions of
ihe condemned culprit, 'i'he amateur
actor played his pari very well. Here
came the squad that is to execute him.
"Kbe.' orders th.- lieutenant, and the
amateur dropped down dead, ids heart
pierce,I by seven bullets. N'* make-
believe, bul dead indeed. Whereupon
ilie ompcror dropped his Incognito, and
addrosHod those assembled: "A soldier
of my guard who committed u robbery
must die, If in- did not steal, why did
he  boast  of it. and soil bis uniform?
it   is  I  wl -dered  the loaded rifles
given to Uu- men, I henceforth forbid
my soldiers lo ply the trade of mutn-
COMMENDS  THE   CANNIBAL
Tin- Honorable Miles Stanlforth
Smith, administrator of the Territory
Tupua, bus u word tu sny for our j
brother cannibal, who is usually chosen
to Illustrate ihe utmost depravities of I
human nature. Mr. Smith recently un-
lertook a Journey into the interior, and
nvlug in adverse conditions his party
■vas reduced lo (lie extremes of want.
EVentually the explorers were rescued
hy cannibal savages, who treated them
with ihe utmost kindness, fed them at
their own expense, and sent them on
tbeir way rejoicing.    .Mr. Smith says:
The great  care we had exercised   in*;
eeing* that those we had previously I
met bad been justly* treated and not |
robbed by our carriers now stood us
in good stead* nnd instead of killing
small   and   exhausted   party   they
Anaemic Mothers
Here is Relief!
YOU   CAN   ENRICH   YOUR   WORN-
OUT BLOOD AND QUICKLY RE*
NEW YOUR  HEALTH  WITH
DR.  HAMILTON'S  PILLS
Sufferer  of  Twenty   Years   States   Dr.
Hamilton's Pills Are a  Real Cure.
"I iiin'i  remember any time during
lhe past twenty years when my head
ShihhsGum
•TABS l*Alll*U- ■tr'At.S THE MINOS
STOPS COUGHS t-Kicb. .i cnis
WOMEN IN ALL
PARTS OF CANADA
wasn't aching. If i bent over, dark
specks would come before my eyes, und
it seemed us if alt tie blood in my
body wanted to rush to the head "
Thus opens lh- letter of Mrs. Enoch S.
Spry, of Putnam P.O., and continuing
her Interesting statement she says:
"Woi*]-: or exertion ma,!*' my heart beat
terrible, ami going up stairs caused
such shortness of breath that ii fairly
frightened me. My doctor lo!.! me
lhat if thnt was the cause Dr, Hamilton's l'ills are the greatest blood r**-
ncwer on earth. I tell you how I
feel today and you can understand
whut a great cure Dr. Hamilton's l'tll_
have made. I feel strong enough now
to work like a man, as for going up
stairs on the run, it doesn't bother me
at all. I eat and sleep as any welf
person ought, and as for dizzine*-.**,
which used to frighten me so much, it
has entirely disappeared. Dr. Hamilton's Pills are a wonderful woman's
medicine. They helped me in other
ways, too. and I know every woman
that uses them will have comfort and
good health." Refuse anything offered you instead or' Dr. E_amiltoofe
Hills of Mandrake und Butternut. V.-:.
per box. All dealers or th** Catarrhozone Co., Kingston. < Intoria
TELL   OF   THE   HEALTH    DODD'S
KIDNEY PILLS BRING
They Made a New Woman of Mrs.
Elie Amirault, who was a Victim of
Kidney Disease for over a Year
Amlrault's Hill, Yarmouth Co., N.S.
(Special).—-"Four boxes of Dodd's Kidney Hills made a new woman of me."
Those are the words of Mrs. Bile Amirault of this place. They are words
that have been iised uguin and again
by women in all parts of Canada who
hnve suffered, and who have found
relief and cure in Dodd's Kidney Pills.
"I suffered for over a year from kidney disease," Mrs. Amirault continues,
"Nothing I tried helped me. At last
some one told me to try Dodd's Kid
ney Hills. Before I had finished the
flrst box I felt better. Four boxes
made a new woman of me."
No remedy ever given to the public
has brought health and happiness into
the lives of so many women iis Dodd's
Kidney Hills. This Is because nine
tenths of the ills to which women are
subject come from diseased kidneys.
No woman who uses Dodd's Kidney
l'llls can have diseased kidneys. They
always cure the kidneys.
gave us all the food they had. aIrhoug*i
we had nothing to give in r"r-:rn.'
Stories of dangerous--avaii^s ir** 'isu.iJ-
ly moonshine. Ttie ,>nt>- dangeroos
savage Is the cheated or insulted -ia •
age. The missionary Livingsrm lived
for many years amontr th*-1 lowest savages of Africa and he nevr Bred i
shot iu anger, and H**nry M. *sr..inli*y
tells us that he usually selected cannibals for his carriers because -it their
superior intelligence and loyalty, Evan
the misunderstood cannibal is nnticle.it
to justice.
Countess Eugenia Hild-'gard'* vnn
Boos, who Is devoting her rim-- utd
personal fortune to the spread o_ thrt
universal peace movement, boH* ner"
and abroad, ts a member of the: old
German family of Boos su WaJdacft.
A bottle of Bickle's' Anri-'.'.jnjump-
tlve Svrup. taken according t,-, d_eae-
tlons. will subdue a cough in a -ihorr
time. This insertion can b*» verified
by hundreds who hav-* tried it anil are
pleased to bear testimony to it_ m**nr_i.
so that all may know what ; -utendid
medicine it is. It costs you nnl* J.'i
cents to join the ranks of the many
Who have been benefited by it* DOe,
Shipping Fever
Influenza, pink sye. epliootlc,
tli sens i's cured,  nml ail oHuts,
ibstcuipiT ntul all  mutt* _nit thrum
 , no roato-r huw  "eipoawf,      ,■ *-.f
from having sny nf ties.- disease* with SPOHN"3 LIQUID DISTEMPER CUBE. Tlirce to six ilost-n often enra i tass Om
SO'cenl bottle guaranteed t» do s«.    Best thin? for brood _ir-s.
Arts on  the blood.     _Oo.  and  $1  a  bottls.     9-   ind   Sl!   •  d*i-**ii
bottles,       Druggists and lumeu ihopi        Distributors—all
WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS.
SPQHII  MEDICAL  CO., Cltilltt III llCtlhlllfim, flOSHEI.   10    I. J   I
WHEAT, BARLEY
OATS, FLAX
Owing to so much unfavorable weather, many farmers over Western
Canada have gathered at least part of their crop touched by frost or
otherwise water damaged. However, through the large shortage In
corn, oats, barley, fodder, potatoes and vegetables, by the unusual heat
and drought of last summer In the United States, Eastern Canada and
Western Europe, there is going lo be a steady demand at good prices
for all tho grain Western Canada hus raised, no matter what Its quality
may be.
So much variety lu quality makes it impossible for those less experienced to judge the full value thnt should be obtained for such grain,
■ '•        '■ *-r never st 1 more in need of the services of tbe
experienced and reliable grain commission man to act for him. In tbe
looking  after  selling of  his  grain,  than he does thl sseason.
Farmers, you will therefore do welt for yourselves not to accept
street or track prices, but to ship your grain by carload direct to Fort
William or Port Arthur, to be handled by us in a way that will get
for you all there Is in it. We make liberal advances when desired, on
receipt of shipping bills for cars shipped. We never buy your grain on
our own account, but act as your agents in selling it to the best advantage for your account, and we do so on a Axed commission of lc, per
bushel.
We have made a specialty of this work for many years, and are
well known over Western Canada for our experience in tlie grain trade,
reliability, careful attention to our customers' Interests, nnd promptness
In mnkng settlements.
We Invite farmers who have not yet employed us to write to us for
shipping Instructions and market information, and in regard to our
standing In the Winnipeg Grain Trade, and our financial position, we
beg to rofer you to the Union Bank of Canada, and any of its branches,
also  to  the  commercial  agencies  of pradstreets nnd It. G. Dun & Co.
THOMPSON SONS & CO.
GRAIN COMMISSION MERCHANTS
703 Y Qrain Exchange Winnipeg
135 FREE   PRESS,   CHILLIWACK,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.
aSa_*s__S*__SB_s!__^_s$
I Parson's Store I
I Clothing and  Furnishings
THE MERCHANTS BANK j
OF CANADA
_fs>'_fs_*«_w_5«_»_E--<se-f~!-|j \CHILLIWACK FREE PRESS Street;  world's missionary  work, *****************************************************
formerly (Tlio Now lira.*, I Ml*.  Millgley.      MosdaniOS   Street, *
i-rinii'ii iiiiii nuiiiisiii'ii ovory •niui's.iiiv from iu Millgley, mul Thornton wero  eleel- *
S t^ittZ^^t  '*■•'  ''tK'*,0S  '/■' tho   tflronly-Hinll. |
_  ihsIiiU in llrllisili Kiniiii.'; Us Onl led Stall's It.flu.  iinnuill I'linvi'iiti'iM ni Iln- |)i'uvim-i;il *
| AllVKil'I'ISIXI! IIAI'KS Us/, (.'. T. V.    tn    III'    belli    ill    Villi- i *
* X,\a^S^&tmA°kmmm"m"i  eouvcr nex.l month, w-ilh Jlesilamos $      IS-lubl lshed If*     1.ANAI1A 1864
l S^1'"1 •'bM*0"',!"18''' rwonloni'ii White,  (i.   \V.  C'lmdsey,    I   S. *
DtaplorsvlrertlKnwIllplcnH remomlsor Umi Motes, alternates.      Mrs.   Cai'lmcll \% VssiA  iin Canita!   anil   P_a.su   CO AAA ADA t
w,a»\-ISihrymustu<!lnno'l,,,crl | wns Riven authority to mako com- * raid UP taP"a* -•*•«• Heserve  ¥11,400,000 J
c, a. harder, Publisher end Propripim       plc-to amiagoments for a service "I ■> ' J
 -7-—- ■—  _ona to be given in tbe Presbyterian t   n; ■ i   .1    .•      .    __* 1 , .-,       i
thp riTV rmiMPii Ichuwh this month-date announc- *  We tme SDecml attention to Savinim Accounts.     On*  *
THE CIIV^COUNCIL        LU(lt01,   Th„ no_, ,„,,.,•„,„. _,„ ,„,
helil nl lho homo of Mrs.   McKay,
lho weekly session  of  Ihe City's.-ln...l  street,  June    21,      Even
loin ber is urged to be presenl.
ssraHB
tap
I
§ Hart Block
Chilliwack |
Council mi Miin'ilay ovoning did not
iiiieiti'tli anything of n startling
nature nnd three hours were taken
up mostly in dealing with tho
operation of tlio Botiril nf Works
anil in gctlingalincon the estimates
for 1012.
'I'lie Board of Management of
Cook's Presbyterian Church wrote
the council slating Uml  il   wns   the
intention of the Board to till in lhe
Slough  which  crosses the church
property, and  thai   if tl inicil
desires a box drain pul in, such
would require lo be iu by Juno 1st.
II. A. Henderson wns presenl on
behalf of the Church Board. The
_ Board is "i the opinion lhal the
K Slough is a blind one while sonic
1 members of Ihe Council think it is
Din natural watercourse. Tin* ilccitl,-
ingoftbis point will decide llie Inter-
* We give special attention to Savings Accounts.     Oue |
* Dollar only is necessary to open an account,  interest t
* allowed al highest Bank rato and tickled twice u year, *
* No delay in withdrawals.     Tm r more persons nmy |
* open a joint account and  either part- n  withdraw 1
CARPENTERS WANTED    % CHILLIWACK BRANCH
To attend an organization
meeting in Odd Fellows' Hull
on Saturday, Mny ISlli al H
o'clock. I'.. I). Grant; lienor.
nl Organizer of the I'uited Brotherhood of Carpenters nnd .Join-
ns of America will he presenl lo
explain lhe aims and objects uf
the Brotherhood, livery carpenter in iln- vicinity is urged In
In' present,.   11 you  dun't   look
lllll       fill'      (OUI'     IMVII      illll'll'-l-      Illl
nne else will.
Illlllll-V.
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N. S. MACKENZIE,       I
* Manager *
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I Q&cMak^. Buggies
Of Comfort and
Quality
ORCHARDISTS
The Fraser Valley Nurseries
LTD., ALDERCROVE, B. C.
HAVU Till'. FIX EST
HOME  GROWN NURSERY STOCK
Including Apples, Pears,  Plums, Cherries, Small
Fruits, and OriMirteiit-il tflu-ubhcrv.
For Full I'articitlars, write
RICHARD McCOMB,
General Manager,
ALDERCROVE, B.C.
LIVE
District Agent
WANTED
i; § ChiUiwack
lostlng pnini asto wlinshoiild pay fori :..
the drain. Tbe num. r was referredimmemmam^twrn^amammmmt ;>
Iii lhe Chiiirman  nf  lhe   Board  uf "
Work-  lo  reporl   tin  al   il
T..I. Volley I  li.   II.   McKay | EleCtHC CO.
peliliuiicd   for  sonic  repairs  In   a R
| Iniu'  betwi    Main   and    < >iit.-iri,> g
slreels.    The lane being  n   private fl
une im iiclinn was taken. it
\   petition   was  presented   fruin n
House Wiring
Fittings
Fixtures
J. H. Patterson I :
Proprietor        SI..
Welling Sl., npp.
II..11-1
FOR SALE
See Them at Our New Warehouse
The STUDEBAKER
stands for lhe hesl in
lhe art of buggy tniuni-
I'ai'tnre.
Oui' lines of Implements for spring work are coin pi.-te
Cultivators Potato Planters
Harrows Plows, Etc.
I'm' i'lii'in Bower our Gasoline
i'.niriiii'   will   Interest   YOU.
Chilliwack Implement ft Produce
Company.
II. I'HAUI, I-..I-.1 lluiiil.
H. C. POOK
Successor to WM. ARCHIBALD
HEATING AND SANITARY ENGINEER
STEAM AND HOT WATER FITTING
BATHROOM FIXTURES A SPECIALTY
Estimates Given
WELUNGTON  STREET
Phone 58
I'.O. Bn-t 2f,.r>
POLES WANTED!
If ymi hnve any Cedar Poles for
sale, cut last Pall or Wintor, please communicate with Mr. I'i-it. Light & Power
lii'pt. i'e diiiit'iisioiis and specifications
etc. at once.
B. C. Electric Ry.  Co. Ltd.
V..
lhe soiilb siill- of Wellington streel
I to Mary for u  cement   walk  eight
nml :i iiiiil' feet will.'.    Petition was
referred lo clerk In reporl nn.
The Mayor was uulborizeil tosign
ibe I'liiiiiivi'iistli'   sub-division   plan
after be bad satislied himself ibat
Irctpiircd  grailing  bad   been   com-
pletcd.
The liuail Tax By-law   1012  was
up for consideration and read ilu      ., ...     .  ., .... ,      ,,,,     ,
.' ,.,. .   ,,    . u       i        Itegisieresl   I'en'lu-I'uii   Mini',   I   v
times.    I ins H.v-law taxes illl male „|,j,  Kt.\v\xl  t000 Uu.     Will   isitlei   ****************************************************
persons between the ages uf 21   and milt- fnr work team.   Apply i
CO years who are not on lhe  assess-j
ment roll and who have   been   residents of the city for   two   week-.. I
jibe sum nf   --?_.iHl.     The amount
may lie collected from the employer
ol'men and in turn deducted froni;
Iiheir wages. Members of the
Militia and  reserve   forees   are   not
included.
1    Ts. Aid.   Carleton   was   lefl  lhe
matter of  devising  a  scheme oft
Assessment to parties benefited for
for cost of   street   sprinkling,   and1
: report.
|    Aid.   Eckert   intimated  thai   he
would bring in a petition asking
I for the construction of n cement
j walk and boulevard on   Vale   rond
from Baptist churcli property to
I Williams   road  or  to     ni'W    high
school property one   block  further
east. Ilo was favorable to having
| both sides ol tlic  mad  treated  in
ibis way.
A variety   of   Btibjocts  came up
incidentally nntl   informally   but |
took no definite form.
Estimates for  the   various departments of  public   expenditure
will be completed and presented at
nexl meeting of Council.
W. C. T. U. Elects Officers
WANTED
Reliable men with selling
ability and some knowledge
of the fruit Inisiness or Nursery Stock, to represent us
in British (lolumbia as local
and general agents.
Liberal   inducements   and
permanent position for the
rigid men.
STONE -3 WELLINGTON
ONT.
The I'oiiibill Niirs"
(Established KIT i
TORONTO
PRE-EMPTIONS
Who wants 160 acres
of Fine Land ?
within live mill's of new railroad, where the
adjoining land is held at from $15 to $20 per
acre now, and will be double that price inside
of three years. We have located a tract of
over 10,000 acres, covered witli willow, poplar
and pine, with occasional patches of open
country. Got full information about this from
our oiliee. This land will all be taken early
this Spring, -o hurry. Call at our office this
week,
Chilliwack Land and Development Co. Ltd.
Box  Kill
l'hol
n-   I.S
Sit* -sfankrtu
Chilliwaek, B.C.
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MONTREAL.
The annual election of ollieers
for the Wonians' Christian Temperance Union was held al lhe homo of
Mrs. MeClltohoon, Mav 111. The
following    ollieers    were    elected.
jl'residenl, .Mrs.   .M.  .1.   Carl II:
Viee-A'ii-idi'iil. Mrs. Ward  While;
Corresponding Secretary.   Mrs.   I..
A. Thornton; Itecording Secretary,|
Mrs, .M. (iayiior;  Treasurer,  Mrs,
Chapman; Sii|ierinteiidcnts—Work
nmongsi  sailors,  lumbermen   ntul  •**>•*«• *2-00 P"1* vr "' ■"
miners, Mrs. Trcllieway;  mnlher'sj Caiman or area! llrlinln,
iiH-eling-.   Mr-.   Cbapniiui;   |iarlur
niectlngs, Mrs, While;  I'rcss work.
Mrs.   Thornton;   Hower   mission,
Mr-, i aiiinell: l-'orelgli Work, Mrs.
M. Moles;  Ial i Icsl,  Mr-.   ('.
THE   STANDARD   is   lhe   National
Weekly  Newspaper <>f tli.'  l-omlntan
of Canada.     ll la national in all its .
aims.
it uses the most cxponsiva pngrav- j
liu;.-. procuring Hi.' photographs from
nil over tin- world.
lis nriii l.'S nre i irefiillj' s.i.. t. .1 and
its.    oilltniliil    policy    is    ihoroiighly |
| liiiii'ii.nii. nt.
,\    .snhsi rlptlon    In   Tlio   Siniiiliiril I
idiltvsis. in |
TRY IT FOR 1912!
Montr.nl   Slnndnrcl   Publishing   Co.,    |
L mlt.d,   Publishers.
DO YOU WANT A GOOD
DOOR CHEAP?
We have iii sliiek a number of standard dnnrs, assorted
sizes, which we pun-based at a snap priee.    Wc bought
those doors right and will sell thom right.
The Prices Range From
$1.75 to $2.15
Compare these with regular prices and enmc and see the
ilnm*. Come enrlyas ihey will nut Inst lung at theso prices.
P. 0. Box 243 Phone L2442
Chilliwack Planing' Hills
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EXCURSION   RATES
To All Points in Eastern Canada and United States.   Accommodation Reserved Either by
Rail or Steamship.   For Tickets and Information Apply to
F. J. HART & CO., Ltd.
Agents For the Canadian Pacific Railway and Dominion Express
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Summer-Time
Is Fly-Time
AND FLY TIME IS WINDOW   SCREEN
AND SCREEN DOOR TIME.
Wc havo a large assortment of Screen Doors and
Adjustable Window Screens. Screen Wire Cloth in a
dozen widths. Lawn Mowers, Hose und Lawn Sprinklers, Grass Shears, Oil Stoves, and many other hot
weathor nocessarics and conveniences.
DENMARK ® BURTON
PHONE 10
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! *_R     Wear A 1
r UNCLE SILAS SULKED. *j|
What Aunt Mali... Had to Say Wlwn
Sh. H.ard th. N.wa.
Aunt Melissa Splgott was auch IB
exceedingly energetic talker tint tha
youngsters of ilie family used to suppose Hint her touuiie must lio copper
toed, because 11 never were out. Uncle
Sllns. on ihe olher hand, was its eco-
UOIQicul of words ns u iiinrketniau Is
of early Btra wherries.
The mo free eierclslng of this unruly member of Amu Melissa', on oue
occasion gave Uncle Sllns serious offense, which he manifested by n severe silence lasting for several days.
At Uie end of that period one of ibe
older daughters approached her mother
upon llie subject wllh the remark,
"Mn. seems like yon ought to make up
with pa by now."
"Mnke up wllh pn!" exclaimed Aunt
Melissn In grent astonishment. "Make
up whn I?"
"Why," relumed the daughter,
"don'l j on Itnuw poor pa's feeling bad
yei? He's sllll hulling."
"Bulling—for the land's sake! flow
long's he beeu n hulling!"
"Ever bIiico yon came do—■ nn blm
bo hnrd about wasting sugar hy not
stirring his coffee; Hint's ilireo days
ago."
"Why. you don't toil me, .lanto
Maud!" Aunl .Melissa looked amazed.
"Your pore pn. Heen tVllllRltlg for
Ilireo duys. nnd I never mistrusted a
thing of lit"—Touth'a Companion,
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WE CARRY
Stocks of Lumber
AT THE PLANTS OF
The Rosedale Lumber Co., Rosedale ;
and £. 0. Patterson, C. C. Road
And  will In* pleased to quote prices at I
those points as well as delivered on tho
job.
ABBOTSFORD TIMBER & TRADING CO.
LIMITED
W. L. MACKEN
Office Phone :;
Yard Phont
224
MANAGER
86
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Vancouver
City Market
Main Street, Vancouver
This- market is operated l.y the City as a
means nf bringing the
producer and consumer
together. Vou are in-
viteil to send your produce. We handle everything from tin- farm,
(excepting milk.) Ity
consigning your produce
to the Cily MurluM ynu
will gel llie hesl prices,
sharp relurns, and very
proiiipl settlement-.
john McMillan
Manager.
Stylish Suit
*
—_——-—-       *
*
Thai    Intangible,    nil-Important jj
thing called Style is part  uinl  parrel *
nf ever; Fit-liofarin Tailored Ihirtnent. *>
t glance al our Spring display  will J
prove it. *
A.I.I i.. Blylc  Pinesl  Fabrics,  Ex- *
elusive   Fabrics uud   Hesl   Tailoring J
nml you'll -."• «liy mn -nils are worn J
i l.j   - any   ni    Chilliwaek's   besl *
' dressed men. j
*
SlipiH.se ynu ilr<i|i  in  Unlay,   In- v
minims or any lime lo sec how nne *
ai liii'iu would look mi you. Sou mir J
new liin» .illeii'il ui popular prices       ♦
♦
+
+
4
$15.00 to $25.00
J
Chas. Parker
Your Outfitter J
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LOADED SILKS.
Th. Way tha Fabric I. Aduitaratad la
Increau It. Weight
If properly bandied silk is the strongest and most durable of nil textile materials, but the various processes of
manufacture Hint remove much of the
mutual gnm cause ll lo lose so large
nn amount of Its weight Hint unscrupulous dyers nnd manufacturers resort
in "loading," dipping the thrown silk
into n solution of bichloride of Iin.
Some Hre not content wllh restoring
die original weight of Ihe raw silk, but
"load" It until lis weight Is multiplied
three or four fold. This operation
makea thc skeins more valuable, but
It destroys tbe durability of the lliu
ments.
Stretching thc threads to their elastic Until, so that a given weight will
weave a greater number of yards, and
steaming lo give the material an un
natural luster nre oilier processes thnt
prove proOtnble to manufacturers, but
costly to the consumers and lhat cause
many people to regard sill; as an uncertain and treacherous fabric, witli an
Inexplicable tendency to split, crack
nnd full Into holes, even though packed away In drawers or hanging up.
The use of cheap, Inferior nntl destructive dyes Is another practice
equally Injurious and perhaps still
moro common.—London Family Her
aid.
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i . i
Have You Decided?
Yet what  kind of Fence
you   want.     Sure   Mike!
An X or Z  Lawn  Fence.
And buy it at
Maynard ® Murphy's
Lawn Mowers and Rollers
Garden Wheel Hose
Maynard $ Murphy
MAIN STREET
CHILLIWACK
1 British Columbia Electric ly
K. A. Henderson, n,K. t&M.E.
ASSIK'lA'l't: MI'.MIU'.lt 111' TltK CANADIAN
SOCIETV 111' CIVll, KNUI.NKiatS
11. ('.   I,AND   Sl'RVEVOR
Renins 10 >\ 11, Westminster Trust Block
CHILUWAUK, B.C.
JOHN  H, CLAUGHTON
BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,
NOTARY PUBLIC
Westminster Trust Building
CHILLIWACK, B. C.
:
NOTICE
We have a new and up-to-dute
liliint witb the lat< -i un'tli.'.is for .sii
kinds i.t' Cleaning, i'y ing and i'r-ss.
big.     Expert help (or al! branches.
Special attention will  h gi '
Mail ami Exisrcss onlers fnim Chilli
Hack and I In-Vail. \.   Wl - iiii il al-ia.
JARVIS  DYE WORKS
428   5r« AVE.   W.,   VANCOUVER
BULL FOR SALE
Pure Bred il..l.-t. in Bull, I    ■ ■ -
Emm Importcil stock
J. BELLAMY   phone V m
Clearing Plate Sale
One Day Only
ALL TO GO IN TWO BIG LOTS
LOT NO. 1.—Includes 600 platos and fancy   cliiiia
plates, many worth us higli us $'1 and $4. per dozen,
Your Choice at only $1.00 per Dozen
LOT NO. 2.—Includes r.Oi* plain and fancy plates,
former prices were $1.50 to t--^ I"1'" dozon, din-
ner, pie and ten plates
Your Choice at Only 60 cents per dozen
These Prices Only Saturday May 18.
i
Special Nexl week on Toilet Sols.
W. B. TRENHOLM
Driven le II.
Gu-/, the youngest son of Farmer
Tlmtulns. hnd spent two yenrs In col
lege, during which lime lie hud accumulated more indebtedness than education. His father paid bis bills and
left iilm to shift for himself. Thc boy
had good slock In him, bowever, and
managed by turning over a nesv leaf,
practicing strict economy and doing
odd Jobs of work ss opportunities pre
sented themselves to pay for his till
tion, and stayed on.
"How'l your boy doing at college?"
asked lhe elder Tiininiiis' next neigh
bor one dny.
"He's getting nlong all right now."
"1 hear he's working bis way
through."
"Yes," grimly, but with a gleam ol
pride, answered r'nrmer Tinimins
"lie found he couldn't work me any
more."—Youth's Companion.
Pin.appl. Juiet.
As nn aid or digestion, a really ma
terinl aid. lbc pineapple stands alone
among tbe fruit. Its vegetable pepsin
neutralizes, or perhaps ruber digests,
albuminous substances In the stomach.
fresh pineapple or, better still, tbe
fresh juice ot one placed la direct con
tact with eggs or gelatine or milk will
prove tbls fact conclusively liy producing a bitter tasting disb. lu cases
of catarrhal ailments of the tbroat
and in its downward connection the
alimentary cauul or tract pineapple
cannot be overestimated, aod It ail.
wiih equal force In malarial •"tevtlnii.
-New York World.
FRESH  CREAM
20 CENTS PER PINT
I'resb   Bottler!   Milk nml Cream
delivered daily to any part
olibe city
Order for Horning Delivery.
PHONE 275
PRICE BROS.
CLASSY SUITINGS
The ••izt* itii.l quality  of   the
Rhowiiig  - thc bouudlcftg   amort*
infill.** ol all tlio lioff styles in -<iiit-
IngR. in tin- richest iiniHiru.il fabric* tlmt wo arc Hhmrhift thi*- scu-
'iii from iln* Hoiuc of Hoblierlin.
l.iiniti-il. will coinroaiul your mil
attention. Wc want you lo como
In ami look over the entire range
while ilie lincfl arc still unhrokon,
J. H. TURPIN
Arrive
We*i th in.
il _<s
3 ..".
9 tO
Arrive
Wcstniin.
V.m.
E! :"'
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• :n
A.'T'V"
V HI
a In
P.lsSESi'.ER  91
Westbound-
Leave
Train.        Clink.
3 8.110 a.m.
5 1.16 p in.
7 is.i»i |. in.
Leave
Traiii       ilt-.ln.
1 B.3U a. in
Eastbnund—
Leave
Train Von,
2    8.30a.m.
4   12.15 ii""ti       1.20
s  5.00 p.m.
I .cave An:.-.'
Train        Van.       Westmin
Is il.il.i p.m.       ^ "■'<
FREIGHT SERVICE
Lve. Chilliwack 5.00 a tn. I Daily Extent
'-   Vancouver 7.00   '     j      "-im.Uy
Arriv.- A-" ■•
Weatmin      I : ..
9.30 „   :.
■
At ■
I:   .'
ROLLER
RINK
Opon ovory ovoning from
7.;iu to 10, mul Saturday
from 2.3(1 to 5.
JAMES O'HEARN
Advertising is the Ufa <d* Inisiness
Fieklt Popularity.
"You started with Ibe full cools
deuce of ynur constituents, and uow
you are criticised on every band."
"Yes." replied Senator Sorghum
mournfully, "my eiperlence hns been
very much Ilk* that of a man wbo
good nnturedly consents to umpire a
ball game."-Washington Star.
A Mt.t.r el Fiction.
"What Is Dobbtelgb's general reputation for voracity, Btldnd," asked Ulck-
enliso|ser.
"Well, It's this way," aald lllidad.
"If Dohbtolgh could write Ihe way he
talks he'd have Sir Walter Droll nnd
Alexander Dumas lashed lu Ibe uml."
—Harper'. Weekly.
No Duly *n An.cd*!...
'This swonl came frum Ihe battle-
field of Wiii.-i'lnii An Interesting nu
ei'dnle goes with It."
"It Is n really interesting anecdolc."
said the othor man. after listening
carefully. "I bought lho annus ant*
dote om e wltb au old musket."—Wash
melon Herald.
Wc are put Into thl* world to rnikt
It heller, nnd we must be about uu,
bu.lue.s.-lienersl Aruntrong. CHILLIWACK   FREE   PRESS
Valuable Horse Saved
By "Nerviline"
WAS   TOO   SORE   AND    LAME   TO
WORK—QUICKLY   CURED
BY  NERVILINE
"I  have  luul  ;i lone experience  in
treating horses, and  I oan safely nny
Hint l know nC nn liniment fnr strains,
sprains, and swelling Unit is so useful
around the stable us Nerviline."   Thui
writes Mr. J.  IO. Murchlson, frum his
homo, Crofts lllll P.O.     "1 luul □ n
young maro Unit   wrenched her right
foroleg, mul from  the shoulder dow
sin- wis stiff, soro. and swollen.   I u|
plied  Nerviline, and It worked  like
oharm; In fact, that mare wns in simp
to work a day ..ft* r I usod Nerviline,
"Wo   havo   used   Norvilino   i u
farm for twenty-flvo years, and neve
found It wanting, For man mi* beast
it is a wonderful liniment."
Five thousand letters rccomtm
Norvilino aa n general household liniment, us an ali-round cure for aches
and pulns,   Try ii yourself.
Largo size bottlo, 60c.. or sample size
26c., sold by all dealers, or Tho Catarrhozono Co,, Kingston, Ont,
AS   TO   CIGARETTES
Art; you ti lover of Egyptian cigarettes? it' so, you may bo surprised to
loarn thai Egyptian clgarottos never
by any chance contain Egyptian to-
bacco. If they did.' Indeed, its presence
would bo Illegal.
The reason is tliat it was by the use
nf Turkish tobacco that Egyptian
cigarette merchants made Egyptian
cigarettes famous. Gradually they
started using tbeir own eheaper and
Inferior native tobacco, Mut Uie ISgyp
tian government stepped in. and in
18U1 made the presence of Egyptian
tobacco Illegal In Egyptian cigarettes.
In fact there is nothing Egyptian about
Egyptian cigarettes except 'that they
come from Cairo, There they are made
with Turkish tobacco, with Austrian
paper, and by Greek workmen.
Tho peculiar "Egyptian twang" Is
duo to tho use blending or Ayasaloolt
a peculiarly pungent tobacco from
Asiatic Turkey. Contrary to popular
belief, no opium Is used In the blend
in*-,'.
Another popular belief with no
foundation in fact, is that tho cheapest
cigarettes owe something to Uie out-
of-work who fishes "fans" out of the
gutter. Don't believe it! Any manu
facturer using such sources would lie
liable tu a fine of $1,000. and no cane
has ever occurred.
THE  TRAIL OF THE  TRUST
Dr, Duncan, of I'ittslnirg, I'ennsyl
van la, after conducting researches with
six olher oil experts, says that petrol
sum is just the Ingredient American
cooks have been looking for to bring
the national cuisine tn tlie heights
reached in Paris,
THIS i»-HOME DYE
I *1irh*ii_* awone
b—U I II   \~-fa?*tt use
fjaM
'IdyedALL'hese
^DIFFERENT KINDS
—*•*       of Goods
r^aillh Ihe SAME Due.
I used'
DYOLA
CLEAN and SIMPLE to Use.
No,!,..... .,( MiM lhe WRONG live for ihr Qoodl
•■>>■    Is.-s 1 1*11 M1.,.|,,M   f ,   I.S..T   |l(..,-,•!    ,   i»
Dnlrt.   (HICK Color f *r.l •n,| MllltV U-iokli-i I*.
'II.--  J..1,,,..„>-Hi.l,-,.l- ...   <;...  I I... It.-J. M..,,ii, ,1.
Make the Liver
Do its Duty
Nine timet in ten when the liref bfight lb*
ttonech end bowel* ere right.
CARTER'S LITTLE
UVER PILLS
|entljrbuti.rnii]rcom<
pal e !■*•/ liver to
_o it* duly.
Cute* Cc
Mipatioa,
Indicuv^
tion,
Sick
Hvadttlie, nnd Distrust after Eating.
Smsll Pill Swell I>*ee. S"eU Price
Genuine ■*"«.!i-.ir Signature
mememtrvam
MNH
That Reminds Ne
Judge—What is the charge against
tiiis prisoner?
Policeman- Holding a man up nnd
knocking him down, your honor.
* *    •
Festive gentleman (returning home)
It's all very well—saying thersh no
plnce like 'ome—but- it's getting thersh
the trouble!
* *   *
"What caused Qrlgsby's rapid downfall?"
"Why, an alleged frlond gave him a
fur-lined overcoat, antl lie couldn't
live uji to It."
* *    »
"Why all those contortions?"
"Oh,   1   wisli   I   had   an   idea for  a
pi-em."
"What do you  want to pul an  Idea
Into  a   poem   for'.'"
* *    »
From a Michigan paper: "The day
was  devoted   to   the study  -if  Dickens,
Mrs. Ballard reading tho story of The
Clansman,' by Dickens, whieh was
much enjoyed,"
* •   *
"Of coins.', you've heard of Mrs. Hi-
las P. Riick, tho Mrs. Malaprop of
Americ
"Why. j is; but i had no idea she'd
been married beforo,"
* *   *
"Tommy," said Ills brother, "you're
u regular little glutton. How can you
eat so much?"
"Don't know; it's Just good luck,"
replied Uie youngster.
* *    »
"Ves, lie has been mentioned for
ambassador."
"IndeedI I didn't suppose be had Uie
necessary ability."
"Mercy, yes! Why, he pours tea
beautifully!"
Assistant  Editor—"Here's a  farmer
writes to us asking bow to treat sick
bees,"
Editor—"Tell him he'd better treat
them with respect,"
* *   *
"How do you make your living, my
lad?"
"Picking up pins, sir."
"Dear mo! What an odd occupation.
Where?"
"in d bowling alley, sir."
erne
".My dear," moaned the sick man as
he tossed restlessly on his bed; "it's
the doctor I'm thinking of. What a
bill liis will be!"
"Never mind, Joseph," said his
spouse, comfortingly. "There's the Insurance money, you know."
* a   a
Lady—"Couldn't you possibly have
saved your friend who was captured
by Uie cannibals?"
African    Traveller — "Unfortunately
not.    When I arrived lie was already
scratched off tbe menu."   .
earn
McCiorry- I'll buy yez no new hat,
d'ye/, molnd thoi? Ye are vain enough
ablriildy.
Mrs. McGorry—Me vain?   Ol'm not
Shure,   Oi   dun't  I'ink   mesilf  half  as
good-loot-tin' as Oi um.
»   •   e
Mrs. Kawler—So your daughter Is
in Paris having her voice cultivated.
Hoes she intend to enter professional
life?
Mrs. Blunderby—Oh, yes, indeed. She
is studying to be a bella-donnn.
Business man (explaining)— When
they say "money is easy," they mean
limply that th**' supply Is greater than
tin* demand.
IHs wife—Goodness: I shouldn't
think such a tiling possible.
(Jucst (timorously, on being present-
*<! With exorbitant bill)—"Don't you
think this Ih just the—er—least bit
exorbitant?"
isnr   !saX 'UO..— (Aipu«iq)   i-pfliptrBq
th.' least bit, not vory much."
e   e   e
Man In Cap—"Hello, Bill! Hear
you're on strike."
.Miin In Hat—"Yes."
Man  In  Cap—"What  yer on  strike
for?"
Man In Hat—"Dumio; but we're not
going back to work till we get It!"
see
"This," said the proud mamma, "Is
ust  tho sweetest,   brightest  baby   In
he world, Mr. Batcbellor."
"iteally bright, eh?" stammered the
mharrnsscd   bachelor;   "can  ho—er—
lie- that Is, can It sit up antl beg?"
set
Husband- "Here, my dear. Is something pretty lo mnke you forgive me
for coming home so late last night. I
promise you ril never (lo It again."
Wife—"Don't you worry about that.
I'll always be ready to forgive you."
* •    •
Knox—"I'm thinking of christening
our now kid 'opportunity'."
Knott—"Kb! Oh, I see, 'opportunity
Knocks.' leather bright that; but dun't
vnn ih, it.  Whon ids playmates shorten
it to 'Opp.' In* is likely to Iind It Opp-
Knoxloui."
* •   •
He Thfl last time I played football
I remember my face got so knocked
about—wasn't like a face at nil. in
fact, I thought It never would get bet
ter.
She—And did It? I mean—er, of
'■nurse, I gee it didn't—er—I mean—
* i   e
In a moving picture theatre entrance: "Big Shakespeare feature. First
reel—The early life of David Copper-
Held. Second reel—Little Km'ly and
David Copperflflld. Third reel— The
love of David Copperfleld. Enough
said."
t    *    e
"She went crazy over bridge."
"Snd, very snd."
"oh, no groat lmrm done.   Her fam
ily placed her In a fashionable mini
tnrlum. nnd she's playing   a    better
game than ever now."
* •    t
"Now," said tho school-teacher during  reading   lessons,   glancing  round
the class, "can any of you toll me what
is the meaning of 'divers diseases'?"
"Please, sir," said Tommy, witli
superb confidence, "divers diseases is
water on lho brain."
* *    *
Mrs. Flipper—"Yus, 'o wos playln'
at sojers an' *o took the sarsepan for
an 'elmet, and 'e can't get It off, so I'm
takin1 'Im to tho 'orspital."
Mrs. Ling—"It's a bad job fer 'lm."
Mrs.  Flipper—"It's a wuss  one fer
me.    It's  the only  pan I've got,  and
there's mo breakfast inside it."
erne
"Dat wasn't a bad epigram of de
Judge's," Bald Plodding Pete.
"What did ho say?"
"Tholly days,"
"Dal ain't no epigram, Is it?"
"Sure it is. I asked a fellow what an
epigram is, an' lie says it's a short
sentence dat sounds light, but gives
yuu considerable to think about."
Hi       *       *
"There's si proverb that Ills every
mun."
"Whut one (Us me?"
"To whom God gives office, be UlSO
gives brains.'"
"But 1 havo no oiliee."
"Well?"
Lady "You're getttn' n good thing
out 0' tending the rich Smith boy,
ain't ye, doctor?"
Doctor—"Well, yes: I get a pretty
good fee.    Why?"
I.aily--"Well. I hope you won't forget that my Wlillo threw the brick
lhat hit 'im."
"My dad knows mor'n George Washington did," said the .mail boy.
"How's thai'."' queried tbe grocer.
"Lust night," continued tho small
hoy, "when I  told dad I hadn't been
Skillhl'   he   BCCl   lio   IniOW'd    heller,   illl'
gimme a llekin' fer lyin'. George
Washington couldn'l tell a lie, imt dud
kin tell one tlie minute he hoars It."
Th.- college youth,  strapped,  callod
up his dad ou the long distance phono
ami asked him lo forward twenty dollars Immediately by mall. "Can't do il,"
wiis the answer: "you get your allowance, you must make lhat last."
"Itul, I say, dad," pleaded the youth;
"you wouldn't boo mc starve?"
"No danger, son, at this distance"
came the quick reply.   And lie rang oil'.
"What's tin* matter witb the train?"
asked the lecturer, vexed witb the
sliced they were making.
"If you don't like this train," the conductor retorted, "you can got out and
walk."
"By juv_!" snld the lecturer, "I'd do
it; hut ;i reception committee is to meet
me at my destination, and I don't want
to gel in ahead of time."
• *    •
"What's llie mailer over there in the
horn part."' asked Strauss at a rehearsal.
"I'm sorry, Dr. Strauss," replied thc
horn plnyer, "Imt I can not play this
passage un the horn. It may be all
right on the piano, but "
"Don't worry yourself," answered the
composer-conductor. "It is equally Impossible on the piano.-'
mee
Little Willie was playing one day
with the girl next door wben tbe latter
exclaimed:
"Don't you iiear your mother calling
you? That's three times she's done It.
Aren't you going in? Won't sho whip
you?"
"Naw!" exclaimed Willie in disgust.
"She ain't goln' to whip nobody. She's
got company. So when I go In she'll
Just say: The poor little man hns
lieen so deaf since he's had the
measles.*"
Sandy was nn elder In the churcli.
nnd u truly pious mun. He had an
eyo for beauty and a love for it, but lie
married Tina because he knew she
would make him nn excellent wife.
"I suppose Tina is a handsome lass?"
said Sandy's cousin, who met him in
Glasgow not long after the marriage,
and had inner seen tho bride. "I ken
ye've gude taste, Snndy."
"Aweel," said the bridegroom, cautiously, "she's tho Lord's handiwork,
Tammas, I'm no' prepared to sny she
is His masterpiece.''
Your Baby's Skin
Is the most delicate fabric in the
world. You may cause It permanent
harm hy using poisonous mineral ointments lor tlie little, rashes and eruptions that every baby suffers from
occasionally. Don't take any chances.
Use Zam-Buk, the baby's best balm.
Zam-link is made from fine herbal
extracts, and is free from any harmful poisonous coloring matter. Like
the grasses and the flowers, nature has
colored it green. It Is nature's own
hciler!
.Most ointments and salves have, as
their foundation, various animal oils
and fats. Zum-liuk does not contain
uiu* atom of animal substance. Most
ointments uud salves are too coarse to
be absorbed by tho tender delicate skin
of u baby, and remain on the skin an
Irritating msiss. Jiist put a little Zam-
Buk on baby's skin, and see how soon
ii is absorbed, showing conclusively
lhal ihe pores of tho skin are greedy
for it.
Use nothing but Zam-Buk for baby's
skin troubles und wash with Zam-Buk
Snap.
Zam-Buk should also he used for
tuts, bums, scalds, eczema, piles,
ulcora etc. All druggists and stores
sell at 60c, lio.\, ur post ire from
Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for prico. Cte-
t'use   harmful   substitutes  and   Imlta-
With the Horses
Ed fleers, in his book, contributes an
Interesting history of Little Brown .lug,
from whicli the following is quoted:
"Little Brown Jug's history Is so
unique I think It well deserves to bo
given here. In 1874, Mr. O. N. Fry, of
Mooresville, Tenn., was tbe owner of
Gibson's Tom Hiil, who was making
the season at |fi by tho Insurance, and
if, when tho colt was old enough to
Wean, it did not show the saddle gaits
im fee whatever was charged. A neighbor of Mr, Fry then owned a mare
named Lizzie, liy Johh Nelheriand, a
paclng-bred horae, Mr. Fry happened
to meet the owner of Lizzie one day
ami suggested to him the advisability
of breeding Lizzie to Tom Hal; hut
Um owner of Lizzie demurred, saying
In* could raise a mule, and that wben
the mule was a year old he could sell
It for JM*". which was much better than
he eould do raising colts. Finally, Mr.
Pry propi sod that If ho would breed
to Tom Hal he would pay him $f»0 for
the colt when It was a yenr old. If
sound and all right. This proposition
was accepted, and ono day tho next
year Uie mnn nppeared at Mr. Fry'H
place leading a colt so thin tliat he
Would hnrdly mako a shadow, and In
addition to apparently being hnlf-
starved, ho wns covered with lice,
Which had eaten his mane and tall
nnd nearly finished whnt little vitality wns in his body. This colt wns
Little Brown Jug (foaled April 18,
187.r,), which this man had brought to
Mr. Fry pursuant to their contract, ns
he claimed, and demntided tho JRO.
When Mr. Fry saw the colt he refused
to receive him, and told the mnn he
did not want sueh a looking colt upon
his place. The ninii saitl he hail no
monoy aud had relied upon tin* prnmls-
<-d $50 lo buy the nocossarles for his
rurally and finally Mr. Frj i «>f sympathy but under protest, took lh.* coll
and paid the $511. After a thorough
cleaning utul cleansing the coll was
given plenty to eat uml Improved very
rapidly. The next year Mr. Fry leased
ii   portion  of  hts  farm  to a  colored
uian to work on Bhat'US, wh,, had im
horse, nnd in the spring (hat Llttlo
Brown .lug was two years old lo- was
sold by Mr. Fry lo this colored man
lor $75. Tbe colored man broke him to
harness and used him lo plow the land
.md imi in his crops; nnd iu addition
I.* this work every Sunday his wile and
two or Hirer children would gol  upon
lh,-   back   Of  the  cull   and   ride  several
miles io church; and, in addition to all
Ihls,   the   colored    man's    son    had    a
sweetheart   who   livod   tw ■   throo
miles from liis home, and lie would
lake Ihis (-It, after having worked him
sill day, and go acroBS the fields to the
] home of his sweetheart, hitch him outdoors, where ho would stand with nothing to eat ami often in storms until
the early hours of the morning. This
performance was repeated several
times a week during the entire season.
When fall cume tlie colt wns in a pitiable condition and showed liis bard usage Very plainly. Tbut full the wife of
the colored man was taken sick, und,
afler attending hor for some time, tlie
doctor refused lo come any more unless Mr. Fry would become responsible
for his bill, which he finally consented
to do, and the doctor attended her until
she died. Tbe doctor's hill was **_.,
and seeing there was no other way out
of the difficulty the colored man gave
the colt to Mr. Fry iind he paid Uie doe-
tor the $-0. At tbat time lhe colt could
not be sold for $60 iind .Mr. Fry only
allowed that amount for him because
there was nothing else for him to do.
The colt was then turned out and with
rest iind plenty of feed soon commenced to improve, and in the summer and
fall of 187S, when the colt was three
years old, Mr. Fry rode blm to the colt
shows iind fairs and soon discovered
thnl lie could pace fast, and tbe next
year placed him in the hands of a
trainer who trained on a half-mile
track near Lewisburg, Tenn. The rapidity with which he improved was
simply astonishing, aud in a few weeks
thai half-starved and much abused colt
became one of the speediest horses that
iiad up to Unit time ever heen seen In
harness. I saw him at Nashville the
following spring, and gave him a workout, find I do not think I was ever behind ii stronger, easier going horse.
Ills conformation was the most remarkable of any horse ever seen upon
the turf. He was only about fifteen
hands high, a rich brown in color, bis
slim neck, small ears, large expressive
eyes, and finely-molded head, clearly
showed the thorough-bred blood which
he had inherited; but the most remarkable thing about him was his abnormal muscular development. His for**
tegs were large, flat and well tapered,
iind bis bind quarters were so Immense
as lo make blm look like it deformity.
What he was as a racehorse we know,
but what he might have been had he
received tlie cure and attention in his
early career bestowed upun promising
nice horses In modern limes Is a matter of conjecture, it is claimed by reliable people Unit be paced a trial quarter on a poor half-mile track the first
season he was bandied lu thirty seconds, and that tbe next year he paced
a balf mile to a high-Wheeled sulky In
one minute and many people still believe him lo havo been possessed of as
much natural speed as any horse that
ever lived, and I am not prepared to
say but what this belief is well founded."
Utile Brown Jug died In November,
1890.
•    •    •
Let us tuke the ense of Peter the
Groat. This horse's early home was
Michigan. His owner and driver
made him feel they Wire bis friends.
His training wns more a pleasure to him
(ban a labor. He was taught to trot
in tbe old lohool wny of careful, easy
training. He only trotted two races
for his breeder. Onco he lost, the
otber, his second, was an easy win.
This horse changed hands nnd went
to Massachusetts, with a brain full
of nothing but plensant memories. His
first senson'-i fools included Sadie Mac.
Then bis powers wero put to tho severest test, as a four-year-old ho met
aged   horses.      His   races   were   ex-
Corns cripple tho foet and make
walking a torture, yet sure relief In
the shape of Holloway's Corn Cure Is
within reneb o* all.
ShihMGun
«Tfine rnimuft healsthelungs
haustlng, His season ended, he returned to his new homo to live In a
close box. What he saw on one. side
was the rock-ribbed blue hills, on thu
otber side wus some pasture that was
more sorrel than grass.
This horse, a bundle of nerves, entered the stud a nervous wreck iind in
each year's crop of fouls, therefore, no
Sadie Mae was produced. When sold
he was a nervous, thin, dejected-looking horse.
Luckily, he passed to u farm lu Kentucky. Here amid scenes thut do-
lighted his eye lie gradually became
normal, rnd from lhat time bis history in tlie stud has lieen crop after
crop of futurity winning colts. Hnd
this horse stayed in Massachusetts he
would  huve  been  culled a  failure.
Why did this horse get one sort of
fouls iu Massachusetts und uu entirely different set In Kentucky? Can
the failure !n one section and the suc-
eess in another be explained in any
other way thun hy the production of
entirely new germs of life in two habitations? Whal but the mental Impression made on these germs at the
time of service eould have mo altered
his eel?
WOMEN    AWAKENING
The women of Turkey must, according to tlieir religion, never bo sen out-
side their houses without covoring
their whole face, excepting tholr oyos,
Th.* women of Turkey, like Ihelr husbands, have awakened of late, uml
Huw are protesting wholesale against
this unci on I custom.   Thore have i ■
all kinds nf Incidents tn connection
with this fomlnllio campaign for Uu*
abolition of Uu* volt, but it is unlikely
thai   ih.-  iii-*m  of  Turkey   will  allow
tholr women iii romovfl lho little pi	
nf while rn* blnok material which conceals tholr features. Tim Islam association of Salon lea tin- other day published a curious article, extracts fr	
which show what the Turks think on
Ihis delicate problem. "Tin- Koran
doesn'i  sny  thai   tin*  faco of woman
niUSl   linl    be   BOOn,   but   il   (lQCUll'OB   111,it
it is wise noi to look with covetousnoss
ai ibe features of it Blrango woman.
It also says dial womon am traps used
by, let us say. his satitnle majesty, to
catch men, llow. thon, can men help
gazing iit women In the Btroets with
covetousness when those women walk
aboul bare faced? it is therefore not
fm- the women to veil their faces, but
fm* the men nol to look ut them. Unfortunately Hun's a difficult thing for
men (o manage, and It has been found
neceasary in the past to compel the
women always to wear a veil, in order
to save   men   from   temptation,"
TIME   WORKS  CHANGES
"i wouldn't have thought," said a
f.inner flat dweller, "that one could
ever forget bow to skate, but 1 have
discovered  that he can.
"Last spring, after twenty years In
a city flat, we moved to u house in the
suburbs near which tliere is a pond
that gives good skating In winter.
When I was a boy t used to be good
on skates and the oilier day 1 went out |
to this pond, I hadn't Bkated for more
than twenty yeurs, but 1 bad no Idea;
but thai I could put on«B pair of skates
and just glide right off with tbe rest |
of tbem. Do you know what actually
happened?
"I got a pair of skates aud stood up!
on them, bul Hint wns about all. I ,
could  stand   up.  but  not   much  more.;
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and surely I wns surprised, l made a
few efforts, and 1 did get a little distance, but only by great effort, and
my feet were apt to sprood out and my
ankles to turn, nnd I wus all the time
in danger of falling down. So I wus
very glad to get those skates off and
to acknowledge, that I had forgotten
how lo skate. Itul that was nothing
to another thing I'had forgotten, namely, the nnv of the snow shovel.
"There Wiis a Um*' when I could
shovel snow with lh" best of them;
luil during those twenty yenrs up In
lhe Mat I had never lunched a shovel;
the janitor attended in all Unit, hut
here iii our own suburban home when
snow fell lhe .shovelling wus up to tne;
Ibe walk from the In ml door to the
shlewnik. Un* Btroleh tif sidewalk Itself, ami Um wulk arontul to the kllch-
en odor.
"And when l tackled this job for the
Ilrst ti  well, I w;is surprised, indeed, in nnd how much I'd forgo lion
aboul biiow shovelling.
"Uut  thoro Was nobody  bul   uu- to
•I<> ii. and ii   bad lo hr .1    | may
novor again loarn lo skalo, but l'vo hail
to learn anew how to shovel snow."
MOTOHING   AND   THE   EAR
A   series  of  symptoms   which   nut}
have i u observed by motorists have
now I n recognised by Dr, Uoyot, nt
Monllucon, who describes them a.**
causing "vague pains, limited lo the
Internal ear, without nny tendency in
Bpread lo Um throat, forehead or nock."
Another symptom not always prosont
is ti curious crackling In tho car, which
occurs wh.-n the sufferer is swallowing or drinking, Dr, It oyc I bus come
in the conclusion thai it is a question
of neuralgic pain. The continual rush
of air In motoring, pnsslng Into the
external auditory canal, bents on tho
membrane of th,* tympanum. This
brings nu [lain, especially In the right
ear, whirb Ib naturally on Uu* brake
side of the car. The pain becomes
nmre acute if the journey Is prolonged
afler the first acho Is felt. For the
remedy the doctor advises, first of nil.
rest. In q few days, excepting in serious cases, the trouble* will vanish.
When the pains are acute a drop of oil
containing cocaine win give Immediate
relief. As measures of prevention, be
advises the use of caps with oar-tlaps
A device intended to cheek joy-rid*
ing ln another man's automobile consists of an arrangement by which two
bright red disks automatically appear
-in Uie borrowed car, These are intended to notify the police that something is wrong. When the owner or
his representative is using the car the
red disks do not show, another color
being substituted by a simple contrivance controlled by a Vale lock.
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Which is the Finest Race?
In these days, when tbe science of
human breeding is attracting widespread attention, Is it not Important
that we should huve some standard ot
physical perfection set before U8?
Wo are so accustomed to regard the
ancient Greeks us having generally attained the maximum of human beauty
that It Is something of a shock to he
told by more than one scholar that the
Greeks, oven of the age of Pericles,
were, on the whole; u plain, undersized
lot. and that it Is chiefly to the art of
the sculptor that they owe their national reputation, The Ideal Greek
standard us displayed in their sculpture is, however, generally regarded as
the highest of which the human race la
Capable, and, at any rate, u convenient
text upon which to base onr symposium.
The late Lord Lelghton, I'.K.A., snld:
"Unquestionably tho nearest approach to the Greek female type is
the modern Knglish-woman of Uie upper und upper-mldilte class. The original of  the   Venus de   Mil..,   were she
le appear amongst us today, would
probably bo regarded us n typical Englishwoman, There are the long limbs,
the eloquent lines and freedom frnin
embonpoint, und tho placid dignity nf
bearing which distinguishes tho Englishwoman from her sisters mi tin* Continent. With the men II Is different,
other ruces the Italians, the Turks,
tin* South Nra Islanders ure inure
Symmetrica), and even more virile. Itut
tlm [Englishwoman in peerless."
Itut do other authorities concede this
. superiority    even  in   EBnglishwomon?
There Is  Professor Otto  Uerginniin, of
Munich, whoso dictum is us follows:
"The Knglish frequently arrogate to
themselves u physical perfection ns a
raco which tbey ure fur from having
attained. While it is true that amongst
tbelr upper classes height and symmetry ure often met with, yet uny
BOUlptor will t.ll ynu that tbe Italians
are far their superior In symmetry ami
the Turks In stature. I should put the
Bwlss or the Scandinavian races above
tho Knglish. The natives of Samoa
are probably the most beautiful rue
In the world. Kven the French huv
far belter hair, eyes, und teeth thun
the Knglish. Most Englishwomen are
fur too angular and stooping to
form to uny classical standurd of
beauty, while our Germans have far
tod much embonpoint."
Now let us see whnt our authorities,
painters, sculptors, anatomists, eugen-
Ists, physical eulturists, bave to say to
this. Kvery picture*lover knows tli.
predilection for physical beauty expressed by Mr. Marcus Stone, R.A., In
his canvases, Ills human figures are
there all comely, all symmetrical, all
attractive. This famous painter would
sin against his artistic canons were he
to delineate physical Imperfection.
"The Anglo-Saxon," he writes,
"amongst the nations whose characteristics 1 have had an opportunity of
carefully observing, is more often lacking in any suggestion of the "Hellenic
standard' of form than any other race
—except the German, who are of our
family.
"Our Inarticulate and Incomplete
type of form is more murked In women than ln men,
"If we cross the Channel and move
southward, we at once find a marked
Improvement. The Freneh have hands
—a very unfinished appendage with us.
"I once saw about a hundred French
soldiers marched on to the sea-shore
to bathe. Tbelr average form was,
without question, very superior to the
nude seen In our country.
"The movement Is more varied, expressive, and 'true' with the French,
Italian, and eastern nations. The ungainly, constrained action of the British rape is opposed to even development. Tlie Knglish artisan affects nipenn country of the same class. Our
stooping, lop-sided slouch. The French games, public schools, and universities
and Italian workmen have a natural [have done much to develop our bod-
movement and deportment; the self- lea. Our sports—hunting, golf,
conscious Knglish an unCQUth and Inex-; cricket, football--have all had a hand
presslve demeanour. The Italian Is a! in this great work, and I am not
typical human creature. The self-con- ashamed of the men and women I meet
scions cultivation of uncoutbness and , of our cluss. I consider tbem, physl-
inexpresslveness permeates all classes |cally aud morally, superior to any other
nnd both sexes In England. Our want! In Kurope."
of grace Is largely tbe effect, but In a!    "The question of tbe finest people,"
average In this way, 1 certainly do not
regard the English race us beautiful.
There is no doubt that the standurd of
physical perfection Is very low in some
parts of the country, particularly in the
large manufacturing towns, and our
average is thus rendered decidedly
poor. Occasionally I have met n
young man or woman of the country
fur above the average, and more nearly
approaching the true Grecian type
than the best specimens I have
seen of otber nations that I have visited. The Italians and other southern
races aro certainly more graceful In
their movements (tlie Arabs, for Instance, possess a dignity which tho
Englishman does not begin to attempt),
and nre finer in appearance than average Englishmen,
"I think that the German raco averages physically rather higher Uuin our
own. Tor they have the advantage of
universal military training) a measure
whicli. IT Introduced In (his country,
would produce nn immense improvement iu the honlth, strength, .ami
beauty of the nation"
"English beauty is good enough for
nte," writes Mir Lawrence Almu-Tad-
etiui. It.A., utul this palmer's knowledge
of both Greek and I toman beauty Is
considered profound,
"I am sure." says Mr. Itrltoii Ittvlere,
K.A., "Unit lhe avorngo standard of
beauty among Englishwomen has Improved during my lifetime, uml nlso her
grOWth   and   Physical   development,   but
I um afraid I cannot suy the sume of
Englishmen. To get at the true typo
one must study those who for genera-
lions have been well nourished and
well cared for that Is to suy, (he upper clnsses; and amongst our society
women will be found u general standard of beauty unequalled by any other
race of the world that I huve seen,
What Lord Lelghton said—that thc
Englishwoman certainly aprpoaohee
most nearly to the clash* Greek  type
1 believe to be true.
"Tbe average size of our men has,
I Ihlnk, Increased. 1 believe Unit
most of Ihe suits of armor at the
Tower of London would lie too small
for the use of an average man at the
present day. Hut I do not think they
iire more handsome or of better phy
slque than the public-school boys and
university men of forty years ago.
"1 entirely agree with Mr. Marcus
Stone In all he says about the more
expressive movements of the Italian
and eastern races. Tell an Englishman to hold out his arm, and it shoots
out stittly and deliberately. | The Italian will perform tbe same action with
a graceful sweep which cannot easily
he described In words, but of which
the grace Is very apparent to the beholder."
Sir William Goscombe John, R.A., believes that the Southern Italians are
probably the finest race in the world.
"External symmetry of contour Is less
requently met with amongst the northern races. It Is true they have not
Stature, but stature often implies disproportion of the limbs, and also
gauntness or angularity, which Is associated with the fair-haired peoples."
From the exponents of art, let us
turn to the anthropologists, the writers
on eugenics, the physical eulturists, and
Inst but not least, to the travellers.
Thus, the author of "The Living Races
of Mankind," Mr. H. N. Hutchinson,
writes:
"As to the whole Knglish race, they
may or mny not be inferior—so much
depends on a man's or woman's occupation and surroundings. Rut 1
really do think that tbe men and women of England who belong to the
upper-middle class and hnve had a
good education are a better type phy-
cally than those of any other Euro-
small degree Ihe cause, of our lack of
distinction In form."
Flatly opposed to this opinion is that
of the celebrated sculptor, Mr. Hamo
Thornycroft, R.A.. whose "Teucer" and
"Arlemls" testify to bis Greek spirit:
"Circumstances and environment so
soon affect tbe physical aspect that to
discover the type of a people it is essentia! to look ut the youug and unspoilt of those In comfortable and well-
to-do conditions. The 'Hellenic standard" soon disappears lu tbe wear and
tear of elty life. Fashion may try to
hide the type—may appear to destroy
It for a tlmt
from adults.
"I fear that my knowledge of European nations Is Insufficient for mo to
Judge where one approaches nearest to
the Greek  standard,  but  of nil cities
with which I nm ucqttalntetl thero la
none tu wifIch one sees so many beau-
11 itul women us In western London,   The
| greater part of our metropolis Is now
i so foreign as to be no longer English.
I During the disastrous  period of    the
I Smith African war it wus customary
[ for the Illustrated papers to give photo-
I graphic portraits of the scores of ofll-
| eers.   mostly   young,   who   were   killed.
This   wns   no   list   selected   for   their
| good  looks,  but   probably  selected by
j Death  bOCaUSfl tbey were the bravest.
|In that long gallery of portraits I think
! saw the English type, and 1 believe ll
I might safely challenge any country In
Ifhe  World  to show n type  nearer to
|tbe 'Hellenic' standard."1
Mr, Frank Dlcksee, R.A., holds the
I lplnlon that no true decision can be
I irrlvod at by comparing particular
•lasses; but thnt only by examining the
liverage types of each nation can any
I'tilr comparison be made. "The sub-
1 'oot, therefore." he aaya, "not only re-
|,'iilres much thought, but a vast
I'lmount of travel In order that one may
lieeome acquainted with nil tho different types of each people.     Taking nn
writes Dr. C. W. Saleeby, the well-
known exponent of eugenics or rnee-
eulture and tbe author of "Parenthood,"
"does certainly concern those who are
what I call eugenists. Physical beauty
and efficiency—so closely allied—are
among the objects ut which we are
bound to aim. But what the present
facts are I do not know. Such chances
of observation as I have bad lead me
to iigree with the i p.nlon quoted, on
the whole.
"But, really, you know, there is nn-
oth r question. If we study Sir
G.'-rge Newman's last report, we find
If one forms an opinion j that tbe nation's school-children are
|abominably neglected; inspected, yes:
treated, no. If malnutrition Is the
rule among our urban slocks, antl prevails through the whole period of development, as we permit It. In our ig-
nornnce nnd carelessness, to do, how
can we expect to approach the Hellenic standard- that of a race which
consciously aimed at physical fitness,
and begun with Its young people?
"The Lowland Scotch used to be unsurpassed for stature.      But  now thc
hlldren   have   jnm   nntl   white   hread
und to women, to the lower-class Venc
Hans. Of course, wben you speak of
a fine man or womnn, ur a fine horse
or dog, much depends upon what class
of animal you are speaking of. But
if you mean symmetry, suppleness,
erect carriage, good hair, eyes, teeth,
well-shaped hands and feet, then I say
you will find tlio solection I have mado
hard to beat.
"You can, of course, find greater
height, greater strength, more roundness. The Zulu is a fine animal, but
his hands and feet, to say nothing of
his features, are against him, in addition to the question of hair. I-ank,
colorless hair Is also a drawback
amongst most of the northern races,
and Indifferent teeth would lose them
a point or two. The French have a
term—race—whieh expresses full-
bloodedness, a richness of blood and
bearing which Is very uncommon ln
northern countries, but which 1 luivo
found very'Vommou in Spain."
"Ono of the finest object-lessons,"
writes Professor Meredith Clease,
"given to the British public ou race
perfection was on the occasion of tbo
lust Olympic Games. Some dozen different countries seni picked representatives from the flower of their youth.
On the opening dny tliere was a grant!
parade of the nations before our lute
King Edward. I had tin* honor of
assisting in the marshalling of this
historic gathering. Tim entire body,
iu countries, marched around the arena,
uud the unanimous opinion was tbut
the British contingent wus by far the
poorest specimen present, both in physique und deportment; as a matter
f fact, the llritish section looked very
much undersized. True, the British
election committee could have placed
u much liner ami more representative
body on tlie field If tbey had chosen.
Apart from this demonstration at tbe
t Hyuiple gathering three years ago,
there are nu means today of judging
which nation Is Die finest in physique.
During my Lwonty-BlX years' experience ! have examined and measured
some hundreds of thousands of both
sexes unit of all classes. I am bound
admit that the average physical
standard of the British race is decreasing in both height and general physique, while, to my knowledge, with
one other nation—the American—it is
Increasing. Tbe reason for this difference is not ftir to seek. In America those responsible for the welfare
tif that nation have fully recognized
that the overcrowding of cities, the
increased hustte and bustle for existence, must eventually mean the phy-
Indlans, and   in  Uie highest degree-
by many oi the races or India.
"As fur as concerns female beauty
of features and of coloring, lhe United
Kingdom stands first, and Ireland contributes (lie largest share to this British victory in lhe world's beauty competition. Hut—there Is a 'but'—tho
beauty of British girls and women is
marred—-except in the case of the Irish
—by luck tif vivacious expression. Tbe
face Is too often il stony mask; It
frequently wears a haughty expression
or one of suspicion, so tliat the chisel
led features or the smooth curves, the
large, clear eyes with their long lashes,
the lovely complexion, lose the greater
part of their artistic value.
"The figure of tho British woman
has Improved of late years, but her
gait is still deplorable. That of the
men varies between the free swing of
the athleto and lho uncouth slouch
common to Ihe Etonian and the 'clodhopper.'
Less self-consciousness and more
hclenllllcally - thought - out physical
training would work wonders in Improving the gait antl bearing of tho
English people. Universally mllltcry
training, aparently visible before many
ars have passed, will probably ensure this Improvement,
"For tin* present. I would award the
prise for manly beauty to those warlike races of India— Sikhs and Rajputs; for female beauty of face lo tbe
women of Ireland, of form to the girls
of Samoa, ami, in Europe, to those of
Central Italy."
Sir ID m os I Shaolcleton writes:---
"1 have never heard 11 slated before
that the English arrogate to themselves
a physical perfection which they aro
far from having attained, I have
never heard lhal tbo Knglish desired
to have lhe same proportions as the
classical Greek. 1 quite allow that
the Polynesians antl Italians have a
symmetry in appearance on finer lines
than the Anglo-Saxon race; but I speak
wllh u certain amount tif knowledge
as 1 have visited every country in the
world, from China to the South Seas,
and the conclusion thnt I have come
to is that symmetry and graceful appearance count but little, and that virility antl muscular strength, though
perhaps not heautlful in outward form,
are the determining factors in success, coupled with brains—and who
will deny the brain-power of the Anglo-
Saxon race? If one tnkes the portraits of nearly every great man of any
nation, the flrst thing one observes
Is that they do not conform to any
standard  of classical  features,  and   I
FINZ A0BOBATI08.
-From  the Toronto  News
Steal degeneration tif the race If something is not done to give the only
true antidote—systematic physical exercise. Towards this end municipal
authorities of all thc larger cities have
installed a plentiful supply of gymnasia. For Instance, In my Inst visit
to tho States, six years ngo, I found
that Boston (about the size of our
Liverpool) had no fewer than six fully-
quipped physical training schools, each
far larger than England's largest
(Army, Aldershot). and, above all, the
cost of tuition Is practically nil—they
are state-aided, and they are always
full. The feeders of these schools
the public elementary schools.
where pbyslcut exercise Is compulsory
and often.     The result of about ten
'ars of this state effort to stem tbe
tide of degeneration Is now being felt
and seen. In another twenty-flve
years I unhesitatingly sny thnt Amer-
a will be the finest race.
"There Is one most Important factor
In tbe state-aided scheme—the physical educator, or teacher. Is looked upon
as ji high-class professional) and Is
paitl a high-class salary accordingly.
As a matter of fact, the physical culture toucher is on the same plane ns n
medical man; many of them hold medical degrees, consequently the physical
welfare of thc nation is In the hands
t»f competent experts.
"The same conditions exist In
Sweden—hence the Swede's perfect
physique, which wns so marked at our
Olympic gathering.
"In England, apart from n very Indifferent physical training in our elementary schools (public schools almost
nil), tho physical welfare of the notion is left almost In the hands of private enterprise."
In conclusion We come to three famous travellers, who have seen and
moved amongst the various races of
the earth with open eyes.     Mr. Arthur
Instead of oatmeal porridge, and  the I Diosy writes thnt In his opinion:
tdd pre-eminence Is gone. Let
stop boasting; let us learn from the
sculptors and artists that, even wben
we do try, we aim wrongly, as In the
case of our girls, whom we try to
make, not women, but men of; and
then, In another general Inn, let us
take stock ngnln. Meanwhile, nil
blessings nn you, or anyone else, who
will persistently attract public attention to tbe question of questions, tbe
culture nf tbe racial life, whieh is the
vital Industry of any people."
llr. Harrison Petrle writes:
"Afler a familiarity with most of the
rnees of the globe extending over n
period of thirty years, I have come to
(be conclusion that, Judged merely ns
fine nnlmals, the palm must be awarded, as to men, to tho Spanish peosant,
'The average Individual belonging to
that mixture of many racial elements
known as the English people cannot
rightly claim to 'approximate most
closely to tho Hellenic standard.' The
average Italian of Central Italy comes
much nearer to that standard. Thc
Scandinavian la a fine specimen of
humanity, but too rough-hewn lo nc-
cord with tho ancient Greek Ideal. In
England, the highest and upper-middle
classes have nn appearance of distinction In face nnd figure bul rarely
found In other countries, hul the bulk
of the nation has no claim to nny
particular beauty of form or feature,
und has no Idea of graceful ami dignified movement, such ns Is possessed
by Italians, Spaniards, Magyars, Jap-'action  upon organic matter nnd pro-
nnese, Moors,  Polynesians,    American (vent the fermentation or putrefaction
would join issue with Professor Berg-
mann when he says that most Englishwomen ure fnr too angular and stooping to conform to any standard of
beauty. The chances are—taking even
Italy—that when one sees n beautiful woman walking along, she is cither
English or American. However, after
all, beauty and form are terms proportionate to tbe minds that conceive
them."
Sir Sven Hedln says:
"In physical accomplishment there Is
no race In Europe that could be compared with the Swedes and Norwegians. 1 mean specially In height, as
has been statistically proved as clearly as possible. As un average, nt
other nation in Europe has so high
grown men and women as Sweden, and
I dare say they are as well grown as
those of any other nation.
"Everybody who comes to the Olym
pie Gnmes In Stockholm next summer
will lie able to judge of these facts for
himself.
"i think Professor Bergmann is, however, very unjust to the English. Specially It cannot he said to be chivalrous
to call the Englishwomen 'too angular.'
Most English Indies I know itre very
charming and far from angular."
3EWAQE AND SEA-WATER
When sewnge Is mixed witb wuter
the organic material becomes oxidized
In time, the eurbon forming carbon
dioxide and the nitrogen anil sulphur
forming, respectively, nitric and sulphuric aold. The carbon dioxide
escapes ns a gus, though n considerable
quantity may remain in solution In the
water; and the acids combine with
other substances, forming mineral
salts. This oxidation Is carried on indirectly, dependent upon the activity
tif various micro-organisms, especially
certain kinds of bacteria. But the activity of these bacteria depends upor
the presence of oxygen In the water.
The fresh water of lakes, ponds, etc.,
contains rolattvely more oxygen than
does sen water, tbe difference bclnir In
tbe ratio of about 10 to 8. But If tho
oxygen Is removed from the water tho
sea water recovers oxygen from the
nir sn much faster that It more thnn
makes up for the difference. Thun n
given body of sea wnler will absorb In
twenty-four hours more than two nntl
a half times as much oxygen as nn
equal body of fresh water, provided
thc oxygen Is constantly renioved. For
these rensons sewage may be more
rapidly destroyed In salt water than ln
fresh wnter.
It had been supposed that the salt In
sen  water would have a preservative
by tbe bacteria.   Experiments made in
England bring out the fact that there is
no difference in the rate of carbon
oxidation between fresh water nnd sea
water, hut for nitrogen fermentation
the sea water has a slight retarding
action.
Tho contamination of tlie water In
the sense of destroying animal life Is
another question that lias been investigated by government engineers. It has
been generally supposed that the
emptying of sewage into streams and
lakes, etc., woultl be Injurious to thi;
fish, and Indeed It Is well known that
the fish of many a stream have been
driven out or killed off by sewage antl
other refuse. But it has heen found by
more careful observations that tbe
sewage (toes no direct harm to fishes,
On (he contrary, many species of fish
make direct use of the refuse us food,
while others thrive In the neighborhood of sewer openings where tbe fish
food is exceptionally abundant, This
is explained by (he fact tbat tlie minute
animals in the water, various species
of Crustacea, tnollusks, worms, etc.,
upon which the fishes chiefly feed, are
In turn nourished liy smaller particles
of organic debris brought into the
water liy the sewers. The ease
of the bass may be cited as that
of a lish lhat feeds directly upon sewage solids. The Romans bud observed
this in ancient times. The best Imss
for the epicures were obtained from
(he Tilier ut (he mouth of the Grenl
Sewer. The fad (hat emptying large
quantities of sewnge im.. bodies of
frflsh water has actually resulted in the
death til' fishes is explained by the fact
that Ibe sewage takes Up large quan
titles of oxygen from the wuter so thut
the lish die of suffocation. If the quantity of the sewage Is below a certain
proportion of the uncontamlnated
water the fish are benefited.
Another important point to be considered Is the danger of infecting
oysters and other edible water animals
with disease germs from the sewage.
The British government experts have
concluded that the discharge of sewage
into the sea or into tidal rivers is perfectly safe and they recommend this
practice for a number of cities. If this
plan is put into effect It will mean the
saving of great expense and the Improvement of sanitary conditions for
a largo portion tif the population.
ARTIFICIAL EYE8
The man who manufactures artificial
eyes works In a dark room, at best but
dimly lighted by a little lamp. Although
the methods of manufacture are more
or less a mystery, artificial eyes have
been made since the beginning of history. When tho flrst dynasties of the
Pharoahs ruled, Egyptian embalmcrs
set Imitations of eyes in the eye sockets
of their mummified subjects. The natural orbits were filled with plaster and
with wax and on either side, In the firm
beds thus formed, a precious stone was
set to simulate the iris of the eye to be.
When the plaster hardened, when the
stones were firmly fixed, most of the
Wax and plaster was removed and a
shell of silver or other metal was put
In place of them, veined with red, and
perforated In tho centre to show tbe
precious stone. Eyes made of white
marble ringed with cobalt blue or with
greenish glass have been found ln ancient Egyptian sarcophagi.
The Greeks and Romans placed artificial eyes ln the heads of their statues. The artificial eye is mentioned
in the Talmud, but no man of ancient
times attempted to insert eyes In a
living human head. The flrst mention
of such an attempt Is that of Ambroise
Pare, who published an illustrated description of an eye of human manufacture such as expert goldsmiths could
and did produco In his time (the sixteenth century). As It was difficult to
lodge such eyes and hold them ln
place, people who aspired to wear them
were admonished to use the eyes formed by frames of very light flattened
wire bent into ovals, covered on the
Inside with soft silk or velvet to pro-
vent bruising the flesh, and on the outer or upper side covered with leather
painted to represent the human eye.
Fmm thc beginning of the seventeenth century the art made rnpld progress and false eyes were well known.
Glass eyes came Into use early In the
ninelecnth century. About the year
1840 an Amsterdam glass-blower named Demmenle Introduced an enameled
eye. Since then many attempts have
been made to use more durable plastic
mnterlal (vulcanite, celluloid, etc.), but
nothing has been found to supersede
the eye of enamel. When subjected to
the action of fire, enamel or silicate
of potash lakes a polish which shines
like the natural eye nnd Is affected
neither hy the eye secretions nor by
the incessnnt friction of the eye-Ilds.
The manufacturers .obtain tho colors
of the natural Iris and pupil by adding
different metallic oxides to the crystal
t»f which the shells are made. The
Opaque White Of the eye Is produced
by tbe use of oxide of tin; oxide of
cobalt gives IndlgO blue; the clear blue
of the natural eye Is obtained by using
copper. Protoxide of copper Is used
in coloring the little veins: oxide or
copper und Iron with a little bichromate of potash color the eyes greenish
gray, oxide of silver nnd other oxides
are mixed with the enamel In making a
brown eye; oxide of manganese gives
a very naturul and soft violet.
The eye-maker's chief tool Is au en-
ameler's tump—a small tin receptacle
with a cover. In the bottom of the re-
eptaele are three brass tubes whose
extremities curve toward the lamp and
in each tube or burner Is a cotton wick.
The tire is blown to u flame by n foot
bellows and the fluid Is fed Into the
burners by a pipe.
Eye-making is an art demanding
minute and incessant enre In every tl
tall. The work tries the eyes as It
tries the lungs; but while an eye
maker works at his trad* he
must see with unfailing accuracy and
make his color measurements with
critical precision. He works ln the
dark because the work of bis tamp cannot be clearly done lu the light. Peering at bis flame and working his bellows wilh his feet, he guides the Are
horizontally until lt burns blue. It
must burn blue tn do Its work. A
white heat does nothing but tone the
colors of the enamel. The crystal's
first form is a tube; then when the
tube Is formed the workman solders a
drop of while enamel In the tube's orifice, heats it red bot, and blows It to
the size and shape of a marble and perforates It with a conical punch.   Then
dropping the marble, still on its tube,
he forms an iris, using for that part of
tbe work a crystal wand or maiilstlck.
lie paints in the rays of his t-rls with
enameling pencils, using a drop of
black enamel fr the pupil. That do-
tail finished, he t\\m the iris to the eyo.
This is the method of the French manufacturer.
The German eye manufacturer fixes
the iris directly to Ibe ball without perforation, liy that means he augments
the middle of tho eyo. As a result the
frontal chamber of tho eye lacks depth,
but the German enamel Is too transparent to he used In nny other way.
Whon the iris has been fixed lo tho
ball the workman sections the crystal,
leaving a drop thick enough to give the
eye chamber the appearance of a raised
body. Then lie paints In the veins.
The "blowing" is ended. But a very
delicate work Is still to be done: the
eye must ho separated from the tubo
from which it was blown. Some eyc-
makers accomplish ihe separation In
tlie flame, Others clip along the edge
of the finished shell until it Is nil but
free from the lube, when, finishing tho
task with a snip of (he tin knife, they
Seize the hot eye with nippers and put
It ln the box to cool.
Artlllelul eyes are fragile; uny sudden movement or a quick pressure on
Uie bellows iind the delleute shell
breaks or fissures, The coloring process is equally delicale and difficult, No
mu* but uu expert of fine critical per- •
ooptlons can color an artificial eye.
RADIOACTIVITY OF THE HUMAN
BODY
Five or six years ago Dr. Richard
Werner announced the results of some
experiments In which he found that the
normal tissues of the human body produco an effect upon photographic
plates very much like that of radium
emanations or the X-rays. Similar
experiments were repeated by other Investigators with the tissues of rabbits
and other animals. Dr. Albert Caan,
of the Heidelberg Institute for Cancer
Research, carried these experiments
still farther. He examined material
from different parts of the body and
for Indicating the presence of radiations he used, i.n addition to the photographic method, a very delicate Instrument — Becker's emanometer — which
shows the slightest change tn the conductivity of the air. Since the radium
emanations and the X-rays cause proportional increases in the conductivity
of the atmosphere, this Instrument id
the most sensitive index of the presence of such radiations in small quantities.
Equal quantities of the different tissues were taken—about three and ._
half ounces. T>.e material was reduced
to ashes and tlie ashes were used in
the experiment. Ferty-one specimnns
were taken In all from twelve different
bodies. The brain presented the greatest amount of radioactivity, the heart
coming second, and the Uver next. The
kidneys and the spleen were almost inactive, while the lungs were practically
without effect In attempting to <:or-
relate the intensity of the action ut rtie
tissues with the social and eeon.-mn:
status of the persons from whose bodies
the material was taken. Dr. Caan eould
roach no conclusions; the eoaehman,
the business man, and the professional
mun showed nothing distinctive wtth
regard to the radioactivity of their
ashes. But the age of tha subject did
seem to have a striking influence upon
the intensity of the radioactivity. The
otder the person, the more active tht*
ashes. Although the number of bod:"**-
used was too small to allow broad generalizations to be made, it was tnferr-d
that ill health tended to increase the
amount of radiation.
The material that produces these
effects is probably taken into the body
with the food and drink or In breathing; this would account fnr the increase In the quantity with the advance
of age. Dr. Caan has formulated no
theory as to the relation of the radioactivity to the vital processes nor as
to Its effect upon these processes.
These findings are In significant con-.
trndlctlon to the vulgar notion that th*»
vital fluid gives off some kind of "radi-
ntfons" thnt have been compared to the
X-rnys nnd to other poorly understood
phenomena.
OLD FLOUR AND DIGESTION
Flour that Is exposed to the air or
stored even in paper bags for a long
time gradually becomes bleached. This
effect seems to be due to the combinin-*
of the coloring-matter In the flour wirh
nitrogen oxides. This combination is
not poisonous. The same results can
be attained by treating wh« .t or corn
flours with oxides of nitrogen, thus
hastening the "aging" process. Ther<*
is no advantage in the aging of flour,
but this has been done by .1. A. Wiener nml George L. Teller, of Chicago,
for the purpose of obtaining quantities
of "aged" (lour to use In experiments
upon digestion,
The nitrite formed in the flour by
aging has no effect upon the action of
diastase In the digestion of starch; ami
artificially added nitrite has no effect
even when present in the proportion of
one part in a thousand. Nitric and
nitrous add do not Interfere wltb the
action of the stomach jut..* and mny
even be advantageous When the aas-
ttlc fluid Is sub-acid. Tin* presence of
nitrites in the flour do« not Interfen*
wltb the digestive netion tif the pan-
reatic juice, In none of the cummer-
tally bleached flours that they examined did these chemists find mineral
nitrites or adds present. It would
seem that, so far at least as the bleaching effect of aging, old flour is as
llgestlble as new and produces no un-
leslrable efTects upon the digestion.
CEMENT FOR PASTING TOGETHER
CELLULOID  ARTICLES
Severn! formulae have been proposed for pasting celluloid articles. One
which Is found serviceable Is the following: Prepare n mixture of three
pans of alcohol and four parts of
ether find keep this in a well stoppered
bottle. When two surfaces of celluloid are to be placed together, wet
them thoroughly with this mixture nnd
repeat the operation until tho sub-
statice has become softened, and then
press them together for twenty-four
hours. Another solution which may
be used is one containing one part of
camphor In four parts of alcohol, to
which one part of shellac scale Is
added.    This cement must be applied
hot FREE  PRESS,  CHILLIWACK,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.
Summer Merchandise
IN EVERY DEPARTMENT
To Keep You Cool
Sir the display of Summer Dresses, Blouses, Parasols, Mats, Lace Collars
Muslins, etc.. in the Dry Goods Department. Men's Summer Suits, Underwear, Straw Hats, Shirts, Trousers, Neckwear, etc., in Men's Furnishings
Department. Tennis Shoes, Running Shoes, Canvas Shoes, and in the
Grocery Department our supply of summer groceries are fresh and the store
is cool to shop in.
Summer Dresses
Summer Clothing
In White Mull, White Muslin,   Lighl   Hluo nml   Pink Men's Light-Weight  2   piece
Chnnibray, nil trimmed with   ICmbroidcry  und   Lneo.   All Suits   nil   going  nt   Sale    Prices,
murked nl ciuick selling |.ri>'os. i Sizes 8(1, its,  -10  und   42    chest
i measure.
Summer Blouses
Cool Underwear
At p.iiiui:.r prices',    lie sure and see our display  before i ,.,,,•       l.-..      .  .. ..
, „,.-     'i'i ,., ,i ;     ,-  ' In Bnlbr gnn, Silk nnd Cotton
buying elsewnoro the prices rnngc  Irom , n ..' .      -•      -ft
'       A    ~  -,„ ,A und Pino Pure wool nt 35c,   50c,
85 cents to $3.50 65Ci 75Ci $|.00 to $1.65 per gar
ment.   See the display tables.
Plain White Pongee Sunshades Men's Leather Belts
(in ti I h'ri - and nre
Splendid Values at $1.50
Wi1 are showing a   complete
: range   Prices from 25c to $1.00
Fancy Cream and Figured Sateen     Mens,Summer SocKs
D I "v* Sizes ti'/i tn  II in-, in Blacks,
C ttraSOlS Tuns, and all tln> ni'.v combination
colore, 15c, 25c, 35c, 50c, 60c.
Iniporleil direct from lhe innkcrs, Hint's why nur price 	
At 75c Cannot be Equalled Men's Soft Collars
SUMMER DRINKS
Nabob Lomonndo Powder 25o n tin
Lime Juice nt   .!!.") nnil 8 .0 a bottle
Lomonndo in  20o bottle
Largo Juicy l/onibns   .........38c doz.
GROCERY  SPECIALS
Navel Oranges    ..1"> to -l()e per doz.
Large Golden Bananas 36o doz.
Wclili's Chocolates 10c linx
Haltla Chocolates 40o lb
Peek, Proan A- Co. English Biscuits
20 varieties ts. choose from, all
fresh stuck.   See window display.
D ® A Brand Quality
Corsets
Another shipinoul just opened. Be
sure and inspect our showing of these
famous corsets. Tliey arc woll boned,
made of gnnd cnutil, latest styles and
perfect    lining.      Prices    range    from
Dainty Lace Collars
Ar lisplny,  see them.    We are  sure you'll   like
tlieiu.     The prices runge
From 35c to $1.75
Muslins, Laces and Embroidery
AT Itl.; III' PIIK'KS.    We muke  our  .elections   fi	
tin' Isesl iiiiikcr..,    ('..ni" and See whal in- arc olfering.
Sec thom and you'll buy them,
we sell all sizes, Into 17.
1,^2968
Ashwell Staple
Values
Our Shootings arc all made
from superior Knglish manufactured cotton and ns such, mny be
depended on fnr satisfaction. 72
Inch and 8-1 inch sheeting at per yd
30c, 35c, 40c, 45c
Pillow Cloth
l'l inch,  52 inch,   11  inch ul
25c, 30c and 35c
75c to $6.00
ASHWELL & .SON
"The   Coolest  Store   in   Chilliwack"
Social ami Personal
W. Beer -iii'iu il
Vuu ver.
Mr.   I   Mrs.   K.   MeGiilivnry     Thus liibl - was a   visitor
Imve in..veil In lliiiitingdiin, Viineuliver n few days this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ilenrv Kipp s|K.iil Miss Gladys Sampson is s|ioiidi
Hi,. «
ek cud al Vm
Miss KllnGr Clark, nf   Lady- ils President of the  Conference  fo
smith, .-<ii'i Miss Maris-  Sehnaii,   nf  I'-MJ.
Vancouvor, were wed; end guests al!
th.' home of Mr. aud   Mrs.   A.   M.
Th.'   regular   i ting   of    Ilu
HOSPITAL AUXILIARY MEETING
\  cling of the  Hospllnl Auxiliary was held ill the Cily   Mall   .m
her holidays iii  Victoria  wilh  hor .\|,.NYin.   They "relumed  t., 'i heir "'.smen's Inslilnle will he held  in  m',,,',,1.,; A|„-i| |:i.   There were tif-
Miss Wilkio -|i.nl lhe   week   oud
i her lininc nl Westminster.
fntlii
I...i
Moiuliiy.
.1.   W.    Call..way    wa-    ill   Val
ei.iiv.-r la-1  week. Miss Calbick visiled   wilh   West
-I. II. Kurd nf Surdis is niton g '''luster Wends s.vor Sundny.
Cnnforoiiec hi Vieinrin.
Mrs. Carl I! yeustioiifCalg
i- visiting friends in |..n ii.
Mis-   K.   Cairns     In
relurnei
I!. MoKe
id wife
(lie Hesl I! nson Tuesday Mny 21,
at :: p.m. -harp.    Mr-.  .1.   Walker
IsTii ineiulsers present.   The  tre
urcr.reported 8189.7(1 on hand.    A
; ('1 -land Mi-s. Atkinson will givo pn|icrs i|ii|l;|li rjidwas  received  from
,,,  ,.                                          ■     i      ,      ,       ■        ,, Mr. Sampson of Victoria which was
feredlothesub.st.iln..iatMats.|i.i;  one,is woloonie lo those meetings;  ,„,,.,. , ,„. „„,,,,  .„ „„„•„  f(ir
Mrs.   Hill   and   Mis-   liiil   nro' Mr. Ash nf Miilsip king Mr. Me- afternoon lea served,   \\ ill mcinliors L;itjn- vomn    «,|~  JJurstOll offciwl
Miss Ilildn   Manuel,  of  Kburne leaving Cliilliwack  nexl   week  forjKenzio's pi ul Cliilliwnck. kindly pay dues for   11)12   a-  ll"-'i„ dnniito a rocking clialr
spent Sunday with  friends  in  the Vielorin. The tennis   son ned  wilh I'""*''*1'"""*1.1,1 'v|"."',,l;,~  '".'"' "''"'      It wim i ided lo build a chickon
Capt. an.l Mr-, (lai'vie relur I muoh wlai ou Thtirsda-   afteriii  '" ''•    '"'"' '                ''•',<'rt'1'*n  houso and a cominittcowunppoint-
Miss   Adelaide   Rundells
WITH WILLIAMS STOCK COMPANY
from their hoiieymn.  Tuesday last between forty und lifty enlhus- Mi-- Krnesl Welsh, nf Itnynl Oak, '''I tu Bel prices
evening, iasls visiting tho'oourls fm- lhe lirsl  lofl Insl Tluirsdav i liolidav trip Sardis r.-|M,i|.-.I *1I7 on hand.
,,        ...     ,.   ..    ...         , time this year.   Tea was served bv to her parents home al   Luoknuw, Thursday June 2. was decided on
Mr. un.l Mrs. M. III.   Nelcms ,.l ^ ,.   ,,   „-   Ag,     „     ,     , ,;   ()|||   M|.   W(i|i|i          M   Mw_ .,„ „„. ,!„,,, „r ,i„. Garden  Party to
Vancouver were v,s,t„rs ,„ town m,*. A. Leslie Coote and the three Webb as far as Agassi- whore Mr. '«' Md nt Mrs. Urtors Hope River
FOR SALE
IV"' f""",,l-v- courts wore kept busy ull afterii  and Mr-. Chas. W. Webb, or Chilli-  ton<t
Mr. anil Mrs. Ii. .I. Banford and and evening. waek met Ihem  uml  where a  few >-a_
chililivn spi'nt a few davs this week hours wore pleasantly spent.  Ernest
in Vancouver. Kov-  A*  •'"  ,™u?''t" and   Mrs. returned lo lloyal Oak, via Chilli-'
I Roberts nnd two children  arc  uU waek, combining business nnd plan- 	
Mrs. II..I. Barbor nnd .luck were tending the 11. C. Methodist Con- sure. Ho reports that a post olT.ce Flno driving horso four yesrt old (lired
visitors to Vnncouver for a few days I feronco at Violoria this week, Mrs. will shortly Iw opened at ItoynlOnk bj Rrd Tssmi luaranicvu sound and a
during the week. Roberts will visit her pnron.s a. the:,,,,. post oiliee heing Incited ' in  his' |?/^^
( aitul City, while   Rev.    Roberts storo and himself ns |)OStnittStCr.       , |on tyred bum, »"«l .mm,-..
will perform tlie mnny nnd arduous  ——— Ei j. Boucher, oilK-c.
duties in connection with his  office      Advertising is the life .if business I *AYsiiiiiiiulvr street.
, I I
Loon uud llnrold Manuel of Vancouver, are tlio guests uf their
brothers this week.
N. S. **,Volfondalo of Trail, It. C.
was tlie guest of Mr.   and  Mrs.  J.
Cartmell this week.
Mrs. T. K. Caskey spent a few
duys at Vaneouver during tlie week
returning on Mondny evening.
Mr. and Mrs. T.iwnsley of Viineouver, spent tlio week end witli
Mr. uud Mrs. A. 0. Wells, Surdis.
Robt, S.   Hamilton   nnd two
daughters lefl this week un a lusli-
hay trip tn  Kincardine and other
Ontario points.
Mis. ii. T. Richards, of Cheam,
bus returned homo from a  visit   tn
hor parents  Mr.  and  Mrs.   Dills-
mnre al Sullivan.
I'r.  nnd   Mrs.   Rutherford   nnd
family are moving nut to tlieir now
[home, formerly llie Hubble place, j
Ithe end nf this week. i
Mr. ami Mrs. W. Logan, nf Vancouver, s|sent tho week end with
Mrs. Lngnn's parents .Mr. and Mrs,
V.. It. I'attins  Mill sireet.
B. A. Irwin and Miss Irwin left
i'ii Tuesday morning fur Victiii'iu
where they will  ntlen.l  lho  I:.  (',
Mcllliiilisl   Cllfori'liee   IIOW    in   ses-
-i	
Advertising the Beautiiul and Fertile Chilliwack Valley
(-'ituttts-'» _avi.u*nt -tiitil Driuirttiiriitul **titn*
♦Xlic Ciarbrtt
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UrittHlj
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Copy nl' Itiiiti Private I'ust Curtis innuotl l.y G.  I!. Anlnvi'll & Son.
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