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jilMwack Fr
(P  SEP 0- 1912
Vol.. Ii.
Editor uml Pruprjctur
No. 1
Laying of Corner Stone
Comer Stone of Chilliwaek's $50,000.00
High School Laid hy Premier.
Ceremony Attended  by   Many  Prominent  Men,   a Large
Number ol Citizens and Seven Hundred School Children.
Members of City School Board Give Complimentary
Luncheon to Sir Richard McBride.
Another period in lhe eivclioti of
Chilliwaek's High School was celebrated on Tuesday when lh. run
stone of tho new structure was declared to Ih. well iiiiii truly laid hy
the Premier, Sir Rlohard MoBrklo,
The event was one of much interest and Iln- occasion was a successful and pleasant one from every
standpoint, ami lhe members of the
City School Hoard are to lie congratulated on the satisfactory manner in which thc arrangements
were handled.
The ceremony was attended by a
large number of citizens and seven
hundred school children, from the
cily and valley schools. Principal
Culvert and A. L. Coote had charge
of the children who assembled at
i thc public school ut 1.80, und headed
by the bund under leader Canon
Hinehliffe, two troops of Boy
Scouts, the teachers and students of
the High School, marched in a
body to tlie site of tlie new structure
each child carrying a Union Jack,
where the children were lined up in
front of the building nnd platform.
On the arrival of the Premier and
chairman Barber on the platform,
three hearty cheers were given and
lead by the Band the childern sang
"The Maple IiCnf Forever." Seated
on tbe platform were: The Premier
and party viz. J. D. Taylor, M. P.;
T. Gifford, M. P, P., Westminster;
Wm. Manson, M.P.  P., Dewdney;
F. J. Mackenzie. M. P. P., Delta;
J. P. Shaw, M. P. P. Kamloops;
Speaker Hon. D..M. Ebert, Saanieh;
J.J. Cumbridge, Itegistrar, Westminister; S. A. Fletcher, Gov.
agent, Westminster; P. R. Glover,
General Executive Asst. B.C. E. II.;
Allan Purvis, Manager Intel-urban
lines B.C.K.K.; His Worship Mayor
R. F. Waddington and Reeve P. H.
Wilson, representing tlie City and
Rural Councils; W. L. Macken
Vice-president   Board   of   Trade;
G. H. W. Ashwell Sec. Merchants
Association, tlie members of the
City and Municipal School Boards,
Miss McXivcu, Mr. Woodworth,
Mr. Ogston, Messrs. Fluiiiinerfell
and Dyke of Vancouver School
Board, tbe Press, and a few  ladies.
Chairman Barber, in a pithy and
well delivered speech reviewed the
growth of education and its ever
increasing needs in the valley during the past twelve years. Ten
years ago thc chairman stated that
there were eight or nine schools in
the Valley with un estimated attendance of 300. Now there are
thirty Schools with an attendance
of IKK). Chilliwuek entrance class
has headed the province, for three
years, two years in succession, and
Mr. Burlier made the statement
that the Cbilliwaek Valley and the
New High School would maintain
its position us llie best in lhe province nnd also become the liest
feeder to the new Provincial University in tbe province. lie
strongly advocated centralization of
all the schools of the valley as the
only successful menus of producing
Ihe greatest efficiency iu tho educating of the youth of the district.
.1. I). Taylor, M. P., guve a
brief address in wliieli he emphasized the importance ot education, nnd congratulated the citizens
and Board on the able manner in
which this important matter was
being provided for.
Speaker Khcrts, of Saanieh,
stilted his surprise and pleasure on
witnessing the evidence of growth
nud development of the valley during recent years. He slated that
tlie productiveness of the valley
eould not bo equalled in Canada,
and that in B. C. it is tlie pivotal
point in the Held of agriculture,
and his view of tiie future of the
valley was re-assuring and optimistic.
Master Jack Barbor, presented in
tho Premier on behalf of his father,
the chairman, the silver trowel, the
following being neatly engraved
upon il, "Corner Slone Chilliwack
High School, laid by Sir Rlohard
Mcllride, Sept.;!, 1912, II. .1. Harlier, Chairman C. S. B."
After Contractor It. II. Brock had
preformed his purl, the Premier
declared the stone well and truly
laid, Rov. A. E. Roberts, asking
the Divine blessing on the event and
the work of education as related to
the new structure. A verse of the
"Maple Leaf" was then sung, and
the Premier delivered Ins address.
Ho congatuhited the people of the
valley on the spirit of which the
event of the day was an indication.
The Board luul concentrated on
education and tliere were none more
faithful to their trust than tlic Chilliwuek Board. He referred to the
change in the educational system
in complimentary terms, and thanked the iieople of the valley for their
expressed confidence in his Government a few months ago. Although
the Premier said he was not much
of a politician, he stated tliat as
long us this confidence was forthcoming tlie Government would reciprocate measure for measure, and
the public would lie well served.
Coming back to education he made
reference to the new University at
Point Grey as being tlie finest in
the empire when completed. Addressing the children he urged them
to mnke the very best use of tlieir
time in school, nnd of the advantages offered to equip themselves for
tbe discharge of responsibilities and
duties which with each year in a
national way, grow more enormous.
There is no equipment like the
ground work nnd preparation
secured through tuking advantage
of the public and High Schools,
which in B. C. constitute a modern
and practical system, said Sir Richard. The speaker briefly touched
on the railway construction in tlic
province, staling thut it was expected through trains would be
operating over the C. N. R. a year
from next July. On singing thc
national anthem and cheers for the
Premier the crowd dispersed.
At four o'clock the members of
the Cliilliwnck School Board tendered a complimentary luncheon at the
Empress to Sir Richard McBride,
which included the visitors, the
trustees of the vnlley, the High
School staff and representatives of
the churches and other local public
The menu wns an appetising one
nnd called for many complimentary
remarks. Time for the luncheon
wns brief as tlie cur placed at tlie
disposal of the visitors by the B. C.
IC. It., was scheduled to leave at
five o'clock. However Chairman
Barber called on the Premier for a
fow remarks, in which he expressed
his appreciation of the hospitality
und kindness of tha Board, his
pleasure with tlie events of the duy
und took occasion to congratulate
the Board in securing the services
of Miss MeXiven, one of the lending educationalists of the province,
as principal ot tbe High School
Messrs. F. It. Glover and Allan
Purvis of the lt. C. K. R. also spoke
brielly, after which tbe party hurried
to the tram and left shortly after
live for New Westminster.
Tbe City Board of School Trustees
nre especially anxious tbnt the children, both of the (lily nnd Rural
schools, should Is. piiblic.lv complimented for their most excellent
behaviour nnd attention on the
grounds during the ceremony.
This speaks well for the finished
training tliey received ut thc hnnd
of their touchers, to whom the
compliment is also extended.
On tho second day of the fair
local horseiiH'ii will have a chance
to list the speed of Iheir stock when
the following list of events will be
on the program, The races are
confined to local men and the horses
must httVC been the properly of the
owner for one month prior to date,
Sept. 20.
Bona lide Farmers' Trotting Race,
half mile heats, liest 2 in 8,136, OKI.
Pony Race, half mile, under \\Vi
bauds, heats liest 2 in 8,  $10, Jo.
Farmors' Slow Race, half mile,
riders change horses and lasl horse
wins, $10, (5,
Gll-l's Race, half mile, liest 2 ill
8, $10,  So.
Stake Knee, till, $5.
Illuming Raco (open) half mile,
SKI, 8-1,
0|H'ii Trotting Race, half minimal, best8 infi, $25, Sll).
The Committee reserve the right
lo decide which are bonalklo farmers
and farmers' horses.
Hills announcing the special attractions for the fair have been issued from this office. The special
features are of an attractive character
and will produce much pleasure.
A more detailed announcement will
lie made in next issue. In the
meantime prepare to attend the
biggest and best fair Chilliwaek has
ever held.
Dedicated The Church
New Church of England at Rose
dale Dedicated By Hit Lordship Bishop de Pender.
Retiring (tm Busskss.
This week S. A. Parsons announces thut he is retiring from the
men's furnishing business in Chilliwack. Mr. Parsons has given close
attention to his chosen line in this
city for tlie past sixteen years and
has one of tbe neatest, brightest and
best stocked stores to be found on
the coast. He has taken particular
pride in keeping his business in the
fore front in neatness, attractiveness and quality. The stock is now
offered at retail and substantially
reduced prices, these prices applying
to his large new stock for full and
winter just opened up. Mr. Parsons
will soon leave for New York
state where his only relatives this
side of the Atlantic reside. Mr.
Parsons has lieen a successful and
good citizen and liis removal from
the city will be regretted by many
old friends and customers.
Frw Hiwii
During last week end W. J.
Laughlin had us liis guest an old
friend in tlie person of Geo. Free-
land, nnw a resident of Lahuima,
Island of Maui, Hawaii, Twenty
years ago Mr. Freeland was a resident of tlie coast and was well known
nt Frisco nnd Vancouver as well as
in many portions of tlic interior of
B. C. where he preformed police
duty. He lias a fund of reminiscences, bulb interesting and mousing, of eai ly life on the coast.
Since going to Hawaii Mr. Freeland
has prospered, being largely inter-
rested in the sugar and other industries of tlie islands. He was very
favorably impressed witli Chilliwack
and will probably become a property
owner at an early date aud a permanent resident later. Ho sailed
for Hawaii on Wednesday.
Gidplulet Hm Social Tit*.
The postponed picnic of old
Guclpliites took thc form of n sociul
evening, held nt the home of Mr.
and Mrs. I). Ijirter, Hope river road
on Thursday evening last. The
gathering was composed of old residences of (iiielph vicinity residing
in thc vnlley, together with a few
friends, to meet Mrs. Smiley nnd
Mrs. Sharp, sisters of Mr. I). II.
Day, wbo ure on ti visit to the ('oust.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
(Ieo. Chirk and family, Mr. and
Mrs. John Bathgate and family, Mr.
and Mrs. D. II. Duy, Mr. uud Mrs.
J. L. Denholm, Mr. uud Mrs. J. W.
Galloway, Mr. and Mrs. G. 10.
Sprout, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Mcintosh, Mr. and Mrs. I). Lurier,
Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Webb, Mr. Win.
Ilathgate, I). K Stevenson, W. It.
Stevenson, Gordon Denholm, Ivan
Larler, Mrs, Smiley, Guolpll, Ont;
Mrs. Sharp, Lncombo, Alta; Mrs.
W. II. Campbell, Miss Laura Denholm, Miss Birdie Denholm, Miss
Myrtlo laiirtor. The evening wns
pleasantly spent in recounting old
times, and with music, games, etc.
A feature of the evening was the
very excellent supper, wliieli was
greatly enjoyed.   Tbc   singing of
Auld Lung Syne" brought tlie
evening to a close-.
On Tuesday evening, Sept. 8, the
new Anglican Church at Rosedale
was dedicated by  his   lordship   the
Bishop of New Westminster. The
dedication service commencing at
7.80 was one of great interest, and
the church was filled with an attentive congregation, While the
familiar hymn "Onward! Christian
Soldiers" was lieing sung,the Bishop
and Clergy marched in procession
from the vestry where they had
robed, and, entering by thc west
door, proceeded to their places in
chancel. In the procession were
the following named Clergymen,viz.
Rev. K. M, Searles, L. II., Vicerof
Rosednle; Rev. (I. B. Clarke, Rector
of Sardis; Rev. Jocclyn Perkins,
Canon of Westminster Abbey, England; Rev. Canon Hinehliffe, Rector
of Cliilliivack, (acting ns Bishop's
Chaplain, and carrying the pastoral
staff); and the Rt. Rev. A. U. de
Pencier, D.I). Bishop of New Westminster. After the prayers of dedication had teen said by tlie Bishop,
lis lordship gave a short address in
which he expressed thanks to God
for, and congratulated the congre
gation upon, the completion of tlio
church. Tlie Rev. Canon Perkins
preached a deeply interesting sermon, in which he encouraged the
faithful workers to continue tlieir
labors, pointing out Hint here, as in
ithcr places, the commencement
was being made of a work that
would prosper and expand and
whose benefits would lie eternal.
After the service a large number of
the churcli workers and members
accepted an invitation from the
ladies to partake of a supper provided at the residence of Mrs. C.
Somers. Congratulatory speeches
were delivered by some of the visitors, und tlie proceedings closed
with the singing of tlie National
Vancouver Progress Club Fetes
Members of Chilliwack Board of Trade
at Chilliwack Thursday.
A Splendid Attendance, Stirring Addresses and a Pleasant
Outing, Feature Visit of Vancouver Boosters to the
Garden City of British Columbia.
Retimed Froa Hosem*.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Nelcms returned on Friday from their honeymoon
trip of two weeks, and will take up
their residence in a neat new cottage
Mr. Nelems is having erected on the
corner of Curbould street and Recce
avenue. Mr. Nelems stole a march
on his Cliilliivack friends as very
few knew of tlie interesting nature
of his holiday. The happy couple
are now receiving the congratulations of their friends. Many
evidences of esteem awaited their
arrival, including a very valuable
and handsome gift from Mr. Nelems'
employer, S. A. Parsons.
Tie Jaiesile Bostssius Cwkf
The cleverest youngesters before
the public today are tbe Juvenile
Bostonians who will appear at tlic
Opera house on next Wednesday
Sept. 11 in that delightful musical
affair "The Dream Girl" a story of
romance and adventure in song.
Thc Juvenile Bostoninns hardly
need an introduction fur tliey are
among the liest known of the lirst
class attractions und besides they
huve the distinction of lieing the
only juvenile organization of the
kind in this country. The company is composed of young Indies
of the sweet sixteen age, the oldest
being but eighteen. Of course
there arc some meu connected witli
it, but they are managers and singe
crew. Thc direction is in the
hnnds of Mrs. IC. Lang who hns
liccn milking a success of it for
eight years. Among the principals
f the company who are counted
among the future stars ure Miss
Rose Henry, Miss Doris Cnnfiehl,
Miss Dixie White, Miss Thom
Helton, Miss Kale .Will, Miss Ethel
Stoddard Miss Billie O'Ncil and
Miss Daisy Henry. Tliere is a
beauty chorus of fifteen girls of (lie
sweet sixteen age, Cosgrovc and
Lang ant the managers.
Police Court events during the
month nf August were few. A
total of eleven cases: five drunks,
three under Indian Liquor Act,
two for bicycle riding on sidewalk,
and one nssnult. Tbc latter case
was dismissed, the others were convicted. Total amount of fines
The first of thc " (let-Acquainted
with-your-Province'' excursions
under the auspices of the Progress
Club of Viineouver visited Chilli
waek on Thursday of this week, a
special tram arriving at 1,80 with
about one hundred visitors. They
wore met at the depot by the President and ollieers of tbo Board of
Trade and given a hearty welcome.
At the opera house the Progress
Club entertained the members of
the Board of Trade and tlieir wives,
right royally to an excellent luncheon followed by speeches from
prominent members of the Club.
Tne program as carried out by tbe
Club was as follows: Opening ode
composed by R. W. Holland and
sung to the tunc of Mm Maple Leaf
Forever. The Blessing asked by
the chairman of the day, Mr. John
T. Stevens. The luncheon with the
following toasts: "The King" responded to in tlie usual manner;
Solo by Mr. Carson, assistant secretary of the Club; "Our Province"
proposed by ,T. J. Miller, President
of Vancouver Exhibition Association, responded to byS. A. Cawley;
followed by a much appreciated solo
by Mr. Carson; "The Fraser Valley
and our lietter acquaintance" was
proposed in a specially able speech
by H. H. Watson, M. L. A. Vancouver, Mr. Watson is a witty and
decidedly forceful speaker and gave
some very practical hints on speculation vs cultivation and working of
thc soil. This toast was responded
to by the speaker of tbe afternoon,
Dr. Elliot S. Rowe, Commissioner
of the Progress Club, who wns
listened to with much pleasure on
"Community Co-operation," advocating and urging the advisibality
of hearty Co-operation first between
the city and country and between
Local and General
Tlic Roller Rink management
propose opening the rink for the
season during the Fair with a grand
carnival; so get vour suits ready.
One of the first shipments of
fricght over thc C. N. R. was mnde
on Tuesday, when Jos. Childcr-
bose loaded a car of baled hay for
Hope,   Thc price was $14 pcr ton.
The Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary will hold its first regular meeting fnr the season on Monday Sept.
tl iu the City Hall at 8 p. in. A
full attendance of members is requested.
Mr. J. J. Mc Rne, of Agussiz, was
in Hope Mondny and Tuesday
interviewing business men witli a
view to the organization of a board
of trade for the section of tlie Fraser
Vnlley from Agussiz to Hope.—Hope
J, II. Ashwell was a visitor to
Puyallup, Wash., this past week in
tbe interests of the fruit glowing
industry. Next week's issue of the
Free Press will contain some valuable information which Mr. Ashwell
secured while uwuy.
M. H. Nelcms, of Vancouver,
.iiiiii- up witli the Progress Club
excursion on Thursday and is spending a few dnys in Hie city on business in connection with tlie M. H.
Nelems Co., real estate aud insurance.
A public holiday un.l our necessary attendance ul public meetings
nnd functions together witli large
leuiand on our job printing department this week, has made tbe
issuing of the Free Press u difficult
proposition and we are a day late.
Our ideal is tn give our readers all
tlic news when it is news, und nc-
commodate thc ever increasing
numlier of our advertising patrons,
jience we ask your indulgence.
the citizens of each community,
and second, co-operation of all commerce betwwn city and country.
The speaker pointed out the many
advantages of such relationships and
explained to those present the object
of the Progress Club and its headquarters nt Vancouver, whieh latter
place would be a clearing house of
information on B. C. Mr. Bursill
gave a short recitation after which
R. W. Holland proposed a toast to
the "City of Chilliwack," all the
visitors singing, For They're Jolly
Good Fellows" and it wns responded to by Mayor Waddington. Mr.
Von Cramer, President of the Canadian Club, Vancouver, proposed t
toast to "Our Guests" and H. I.
Barber, President of the Chilliwaek
B. of T. responded, thanking the
club for their generosity and hoping to bave the pleasure ol reciprocating it iu the near future. Mr.
Carson proposed a Coast to "The
Ladies" and I. N Harvey responded in a happy speech. The luncheon was brought to a dose after
three cheers for the Progress Club
by their guests and the -inging of
the closing Ode.
Chilliwack—bathed in  the giory
Of sunshine that gladdens the heart
Some poet will one day sing ynur
And say that ynu well played your
Your Sons shall around your rlag
Your daughters be counted as blest
We love every fertile green valley
And count  Chilliwack one of the
Written by Felix Penne, Vancouver, enroute to Chilliwack and
dedicated to Mayor Waddington at
the banquet.
The Chilliwaek Dramatic Society
will stage "Facing the Music" on
the three Fair nights, Sept 19-2U-.1.
The postal authorities have
(•banged the name Sutnx", B. C. to
Atchilitz. The change will be welcomed by the people of that section,
as there was considerable confusion
in mail matter owing to Straw,
Wash., being in such close proximity to the B. C. settlement.
S. A. Cawley, J. M. Williams ami
E. Ramsdell returned on Wednesday from a trip to the Lillooet country where they visited the McGillivruy Mountain Mines, in which
they arc interested. They report
the country as lieing u surprise t»
them us to its wealth and resoun-es,
while their silver mines' property
is most promising.
A. X. Muir, of Sand witch, B. C,
wns in the city on Tuesday. He
claims tlie distribution of medals
given by the Governor-General to
High School pupils iu B. C, to he
unfair und mis here in the interests
of that cause. Mr. Muir is spending considerable money and time
in furthering his hobby. As yet
we are not sufficiently versed in the
mutter to deal with it.
Tiie Chilliwack Free Press bus
lieen favored with a gifl of ten new
maps from the office of Ibe provincial surveyor-general, emliodyingthn
results of the latest exploratory and
survey work.   They  include maps,
if thc province, of the South-western
portion, of the Northern Interior, of
Vancouver Islund, pre-emption nui|ss
if the Necbnco district, nnd the Fort
George-Quesnel district, Nelson and
Rowland districts, and a large map
of Vale nnd parts of adjoining districts. They are undoubtedly lhe
most autirato maps yet issued l.y
authority of the provincial government and contain a great deal nf
material uot shown on nny former
mnps. Any who desire to see or
study the mnps arc cordially invited to call, THE    FREE   PRESS,    tlULLIWACK,    B.C.
CCULD     NO.     STANO    OF)     EVEN
TURN       IN      BED — LEGS
All  Doctor's    Medicine    Failed—Cure
Eflected    by  Use of
Again tiii.s great medicine Iiiih triumphed ovor kidney lilBeuBo nf a hu-
vera type, Prom :i bed of Buffering
am] helplessness Mrs. Walsh was restored in lufaltli and strengili liy uh*
ln« Dr. Chase's Kldney-Llvor I'NIh.
Kidney palnB in the back tortured
hor. DropBlcTil swellings had bgI in
imii she liatl no reason to Uoiio for
cure, Blnce tho doctor's medlclue failed to i von relievo her. Head whal
tho husband Bays ubuut (his remarkable oure.
Air. Thos D, Walsh. Plctou, NS.,
writes: -"Two ynu*:-; ago my wife
took lo hor bed after Buffering for o
long Mine from kidney pains In the
back. She wns not able to stand on
her fn*.., or even turn hersolf In bed.
The doctor's medlolm waa no bone lit
Whatever, that we could Bee. Sume-
tinifs her lega would Bwell considerably, Reading aboul ti woman In
similar condition being cured by Dr,
Chase's Kidney-Liver Pllla. we purchased two boxes and when these
■were used Bhe wny able to Bit up.
With three more boxes -she was restored to health and doing her own
"As for myself I also found these
pills all thnt i. claimed for ihem. I
[give ihis 8later-lent in order thnt
others may obi.Uu the* BUtne ease
from suffering as that experienced by
tny wife and myself."
One pill a dose, 25c. a box, at all
dealers or Eld manson, Bates & Co.,
Limited, Toronto.
Better   Meat   Nowadays
.T. Ogden Armour defending packing bouse methods at luncheon In
Chicago, said:—
We eat. thanks to the packers, more
Wholesome meat than we formerly
did. My father usod to tell about a
farm boy who once called at a house
end took an order for a leg of mutton. Then, a day or two later, the
boy called again.
You'll havo to countermand that
mutton order  ma'am, he said.
Yes.     Why so?
•   The sheep's improvln'. said the boy.
Minard's  Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
Cadiz, the "white city" of Spain, has
a centenary celebration t bis yenr,
commemorating the adoption of a liberal constitution by the Cortes and
the raising of the French siege iu 1812
by the Duke of Wellington. Once
nne of the greatest purls of the world,
Cadiz is still a most picturesque city,
and is said to extend a warm welcome
to American tourists.
Clear  Stomach,    Clear  Mind.—The
•stomach is thc workshop of (he vital
functions and when it gets out of order the whole system clogs In sympathy. The spirits (lag, the mind
-droops and work becomes impossible.
The first care shoukl be to restore
healthful action of tho stomach and
the be:t preparation for that purpose
Is Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. General
use for years has won them a leading plar'Qiu medicine. A trial will
attest thur value.
Human Hair Lace.
They aro making lace from human
hair now. It is not for trimming dresses with, but is used for the parting
of wigs. It Is made by band nud the
knots are held by a solution of wax,
otherwise they would unravel. When
this lace is used It takes an almost
microscopic examination to detect the
wig is not natural.
i Phonograph    Records
The family in the next flat to ours
has a phonograph.
Have ihey any good records?
Yes;  they have one record for six
hours continuous playing, and another
of six hour.* and 20 minute's, almost
con tin Lous.—Washington Herald.
The Difference
Can any 1 it t lo boy, asked the new
teacher, tell me the difference between a lake and an ocean.
l can, replied Edward, whose wisdom had been learned from experience, Lakes are much pleasanter
to swallow when you fall In
Professor Mabafly was once examln
Im a man who had put himself down
a i m agnostic on entering colli ge Hi
wn-* having a hard time nt M thaffy'
handi over some difficult passages In
a Greek book. I believe, thlr, sain
Mnhatfv. that you aro—aw—are an
agnostic in reiigloiitb mntterth. Thc
Dtan foebly acquiesced. Well, then,
thlr. said tho prc-rop-ior, I can nulle
othnrn yuu that vou are an agnostic
Iu Creek nth well.
The Undervalued Banan;i
The dictum lh..; frill I should be eaten in tlieir season, liuUs its limitations
as regards variety iu the tomperate
stones ut certain periods of the year.
There is, bowever, ouo fruit which is
readily available fresli In American
markets at pruciioally all seasons, although ltf grows best from November
to April in its tropical or semi-tropical home. It is uufortunato that au
article of diet which meets certain uu-
trltlvo requirements so well nud is so
easily obtained at reasonable cost, as
the banana should be tho subject of
much misunderstanding among both
physicians uud laymen, h'or despite
the fact that ovor 40,000,000 bunches
are reported to have been brought to
the United States last year, u Is popularly stated lu many quarters that,
the banana is difficult ot digestion and
may give rise lu alimentary distress,
A closer consideration of the composition of the banana may serve to
oluoldate the Bltuatlon Tho fruit is
brought to our Northern markets
green, ami is rl pencil by artificial beat.
This process nm he hastened or delayed within certain limits, according
to the momentary demands of tho retail trade. The color of th-' pool
gives evidence of iho degree of ripeness. The green banana contains In
ihe pari (••.elusive ef tho nkln about
l-B per cent, of protein and -0 to J.r>
per cent, of carbohydrate, almost, entirely starch. In the ripe banana,
with yellow-brown peel, the edible
pari contains somewhat less (10 to
IU per cent) of carbohydrate; but
thai which remains is now almost entirely i.i the form of soluble BUgar;
Ihe green, one-fifth starch. Most of
the remainder of the edible pulp Is
water. Intermediate degrees of ripeness present starch and sugar in reciprocal proportions, varying between
the limits set above.
Inasmuch as bnnanas are commonly
eaten uncooked, It is obvious that
more or less raw starch 'will be in-
Rested If the fruit is not ripe, I.e., ir
the skin has not begun to shrivel and
darken. Raw starch may be singularly Irritating to the alimentary tract
of man aud Is at best poorly utilized
whether it be Ingested in the form of
uncooked potatoes, chest-nuts, hamulus or other native starchy foods. No
one would advise the use nf uncooked
potatoes; yet many people eschew a
thoroughly ripe banana in tbo belief
that the wholesome fruit Is "rotten"
when the skin becomes darkened.
whereas tbey eagerly eat the yellow-
green starch-bearing fruit at a stage
of incomplete ripeness.
Christianity and Cricket
Cricket la peculiarly a Christian
game. No pagan nation luu; played
it. So a Melbourne paper is rebuking a couple of church clubs for coming to blows al the conclusion of a
mucli. The Haptists started tho
trouble by offensive "barraklng,"
whlcb tho Presbyterians indignantly
resented. Words led to blows, much
to lho surprise of the spectators, who
came to see cricket, not fighting. This
is very sad. We thought football
had a monopoly of thai sort of thing.
Happily the Australian and the South
African teams are not memborB of
the ecclesiastical clubs, so that\there
is no reason io fear that the "triangular tournament" will be marred by
n-itlcuffs.—London Chronicle.
Wkr     .J&
m^!SS>IMWWiSSD *jg ^;-S^%» „
Whooping Cough
Whooping cough, which some
mothers think can be cured by tak-
ine children near gasworks or
thruugh a tunnel. Is the subject of
mure quaint superstitions than almost any other disease. In Northamptonshire it Is believed that if a
small quantity of hair Is cut from the
nape of the sick child, rolled in a
piece cf meat, and given to a dog, the
whooping cough will be transferred to
the animal. In Cornwall the child is
fed witli bread and butter which haa
been passed three times under the
belly of a piebald horse. ln Lancashire they stir, tell you thnt whooping cough will never a'taek a child
that has ridden on a bear!
According to a new Swedish system of making use of peat, the material is powdered finely and blown
Into the furnace by a fan blast, ond
the dust is consumed while In suspension The advantages of this
method is that the degree of heat may
be easily and quickly adjusted by
regulating the amount of peat powder
delivered into the Interior of the furnace, This system is said to represent a greater efficiency than heretofore experienced In the utilization
of peat for fuel, three parts of pent
representing the same amount of energy ns Iwo of coal. In this shape It
is also economical, as there is no
fuel burned except where the power
la needed.
■?:.**:. _..f/T
As Old as the World
Cherries, which aro beginning to
appear In the market, were first cultivated in Kngland about a century
beforo Christ, but the best modern
species of fruit wore Introduced into
Kent from Flanders about the beginning of the 16th century. Ono of
the very firr.'. cherry orchards was
that at Teynham, near Faversham,
from which much of Kent was afterwards supplied, and the "Garden of
Kngland" siill maintains its supremacy, the chief orchards being along
the Kentish borders Of the Thames,
the Darenl and the Medway, Bualno,
Venetian Ambassador al the Court of
.lames I., relatei that It was a favorite amusement In the Kentish garden to try who eould ent the most
oherrtOB, ard wives details of one
match wherein a young woman won
with 20 pounds at a Bitting,
Just a  Starter
Tn order to impress upon his con*
gregatlou tho length of eternity, n
colored preacher used the following
if a sparrow, brethren, Should take
a drop of water from the Atlantic
Ocean at Coney Island, nud with this
drop of water In his beak should hop
a hop a day until it. reached tho i'aclllc Ocean at San Francisco, and
when It go) this done should turnabout and hop a hop a day all the
way back to Coney Island, and
keep on doing this very
sume tiling until It had carried
the w*ole Atlantic Ocean over into
the Pacific, it would then only be
early t.oruiiig in eternity.—-Everybody's Magazine.
It shortens your lifo, spoils your temper and ruins your looks.
Try the now wny—tlio MOONEY wuy.
No spoiled baking.   No overheated kitchens, Lots of leisure in the home.
MOONEY'S   BISCUITS ure so fresh, so crisp, so appetizing that
thoy arc largely taking thu place uf homo baking w'th thousands of Western
pooplo.   Ask i'ur
Not a  Somn.imbulist
What do you mean by laying hands
on this young man? asked the policeman.
Why, replied Mr. Cornlessel, thom
That's all right. He's a Marathon
i Miner.
Kxcuse me, I thought he was walk-
In' lu his sleep.- -Washington Star.
Old Saw
Tramp—You know the sayln', muni:
up that glvetu to tho poor lendeth tu
the Lord.
Mrs. Subbubs--Very true. And
since you speak in proverbs, I'll refer
you to another old saw.
Tramp—Which one Is dat, mum?
Mrs. B.—The une back in the wood-
In nir li,";lit, dust proof and damp proof packages
—or in Boalod tins if ynu prafor thom.
Mado in tin; 13ig Sanitary Factory in Winnipeg,
Are Usually the Victims of Pale,
Watery Blood
Anaemia Is the medical term for
poor or watery blood, lt may arise
from a variety of causes, such as
lack of exercise, hard study, Improperly ventilated rooms or workshops,
imperfect assimilation of food, etc.
The chief symptoms are extreme pallor of the free, lips and gums; rapid
breathing and palpitation of the heart
after slight exertion; headaches, dizziness, sometimes fainting spells and a
tendency to hysterics, swelling of the
feet and.limbs, a feeling of constant
tiredness and a distaste for food. Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills nre a certain
cure for anaemia, because they make
new, rich blood, which stimulates and
strengthens every organ and every
part of the body. The following Is
one among thousands of cases of this
serious trouble cured by the use of
Dr. Williams Pink Pills. Miss Georg-
InU Unyi'ond. Bt. Jerome, Que., snys:
"About a year ago my health began
to give out I suffered from headaches, heart palpitation, dizziness and
appeared to be threatened with a
general breakdown. I wns at this
time employed In the family of a doctor, who seeing my condltlon/*Rave me
medicine. I took this faithfully for
some time, but with no benefit, and 1
grew much discouraged. Then a
friend advised me to try Hr. Williams'
Pink Pills, saying that she had found
a cure through them in similar conditions. I took her advice, got a supply of the pills and took them regularly for some time. Gradually I
became strong and In the course of
a month or so 1 was again enjoying
the best of health, and have not since
had the least return of the old symptoms. I can heartily recommcii i Dr,
Williams' Pink Pllts to all weak gills.
Sold hv all medicine dealers nl f.O
cents a box or six boxes 'or $_ Rt nr
ient by mall, pobt paid, by The Dr.
Williates* Medicine Co.
Scotland's Songs
Tho great man had come at last.
and all the youngsters were on tho
alert, cudgelling their lillle hrains to
remeni' er the answers to all the
questions likely to be asked tbem by
his majesty's Inspector,
lie had gone ihe round of almost
the entire school, and Ibe Hlalt of
overworked teachers fell proud of tbe
smartness nud Intelligence displayed
by their pupils, it was now the turn
of the last and brightest class 111 the
schuul, who answered all questions
wiih unfailing readiness. As a last
poser the, great une asked them to
name some of Scotland's most famous
songs. Quick us lightning' the head
boy answered with "Yo Bunks uud
Braes." then came a somewhat lengthy
pause, while the staff looked anxious.
Come, come! Surely you know another one. What! Not know that
one with a world-wide reputation? encouraged their questioner, thinking uf
"Auld hang Syne."
Straightway, to everyone's Burprlse
the dull one at the back of the class
shot up his hand.
Well, what Is It? queried the tormentor.
In proudly important tones came
with a roar:
Stop Your Tickling Jock."
When You Buy Matches,
Ask for
They have & true  safety  base
head,   with   silent    tip.     Will
never explode if Stepped  on.
Eddy's Matches  hav* satisfied Canadians since 1S51—accept ne other*
The E. B. Eddy Company, Hull, Canada
Through Indiscretion in eating green
fruit In summer many children become subject to cholera morbus caused by irritating acids that act
violently on the lining of the Intestines- Pains and dangerous purg-
Ings ensue and ibe delicate system
of the child suffers under the drain.
In bucI. cases the safest and surest
medicine Is Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial. lt will cheek the in-
flam motion and save the child's life.
Royal letter writers may expecl
that. In ths vicissitudes of the cen*
turles, their popularity will come to
the test of that democratic implement, the auctioneer's hammer, Judg*
ed by this standard. King Edward
HI, and Qui en Elizabeth have no realm to feel slighted. In l-ondon the
olh r day ono of the King's letter*;
mid for 11,460. and a letter from
Que< n Elisabeth to Henry Hi. of
France brought 11,336.
j     At the close of every winter When
Mie lee from Lake Ladoga Is floating
I! duwn   the  Neva,  the   wooden  bridge
001*088 the river which abuts on the
Winter  Pntnee.  St.    Petersuurg,    Is
[ swung round. In order to enable Uio
Ice to pa"S unimpeded. The Operation
wis partially accomplished at dawn,
not long Bin CO, when the cables con*
nectod  with  the  hank  snapped  In  a
trust  of wind    The bridge began  to
drift bodily down the NVvn. nnd four
j tucs In the Immediate vicinity were
I nnnble to restrain It.     Alarm sirens
WCTO sounded nnd nearly a score mere
tngB name to the rescue-    Thev tie*
i micceeded In averting n cntastmnhr*
{The structure, with Its Hvinr* freight
i of ir.o workmen, wan within fin yards
nf the atone Nicholas bridge before it
was got under control.
Washboards,   Wood Pails and   Tubs,
Fibre Pails and Tubs.
A Waif
Ily golly, l call this rubbing it In.
How now?
I sent this magazine two puems and
they uent me beck three.
Canada bas moro thun one thousand two hundred newspapers, of
which one-tenth are dallies.
Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
The search for a cotton substitute
has been going on in Europe for a
long time, nnd many experiments
havo  been   made  with  the  common
nettle, which lias been a promising
plant on account of the strength of Its
fiber and Ita ready growth wild under thc most discouraging conditions,
with a laree yield an acre.
Like a Grip at the Throat. For a
disease that is not classed as fatal
there is probably none which causes
moro terrible suffering than asthma.
Sleep is Impossible, the sufferer becomes exhausted and finally, though
the attack passes. Is left In unceasing dread of its return. Or. J. I).
Kellogg's Asthma Remedy is a won-
dt-rful curative agent. It Immediately relieves the restricts air passages
as thousands can testify, lt is sold
by dealers everywhere.
My Name is Chester
The Prince of Wales' Paris incognito reminds u correspondent of Luu-
don Opinion, thai the iatu King Edward, who also used to be thu Earl
uf Chester wheu al Biarritz, wus once
walking to tht* hotel when an
American accosted him. Kxcuse me,
sir. said thc man, In the drawling, na
sal accent of the Western Prairies,
but are you -».e King of Kngland? My
name is Chester, the King answered,
with his genial smile. Confound It!
Then you've lost me a ten dollars bet,
said the American, and slapping the
kiug jocosely on the shoulder he walked  away.
Botany v. Mercury
The   »lck   and   iiiltnj*-   will   find   a  sure
rpKtornlion to health and vigor In
The   Eclectine Botanic Treatment
Ihti weuk. nervous und ..>■!.iiualt-il mo
ii.a.I.- Huong and rutins, by Iloiaino
Treatment. skin and blood diseases,
syphilis, lost vitality, amissions! and gen-
ito-nrinary complaints, chronic ami
complicated diseases of mon and women
.Md to h..iiini.- Treatment when alt
u.ller iii,.iiiih havo fallod. Our preparations were given the Kold modal us highest award at the International Extilbl.
lions lu Brussels inn:.. London toio. Paris
1911, Consultation free, personal or VT
I'.l.er        Open   11- 8.311,
The Eclectine Botanic Remedy Co.
263-265  Yono.   Street.   Toronto.
A tourist, who recently returned,
from a trip througii tho Southern
States, relates this conversation,
which he overheard between a farmer's wife and a nemo aliened to be
looking for work:
Be there anv work around here
missus? asked tho applicant.
Well, wo do need a man, replied
the woman.     Do you want work?
Well. I'm lnoklnc for a man to do
the odd jobs arnuiid the house, always
lie nolite willing to work, and never
be Impudent
Did vou mv vou was looking for a
hired man. missus mked the ncKro.
Yes. wav do vou ask?
Well. It 'nenrs to me that a hired
man iRn't whnt vou want. You want
a husband.
Family Spats
I might have married a millionaire,
declared Bvorywoman. Duo of, tny
ild schoolmates is now one.
Ami Reveral nf your tiehoolniales
are working rich! 111 Mils town rnr $10
a week, retorted ISveryiiiau. while one
nf them Is In Jail. I picas in marrying n chap getting 11,600 u year
your average is fairly good.
And iiion Everybody set up a howl
and th.y had in stop quaiTOlIng to
attend to blm.—Pittsburgh l'ost.
The vnlun of canned plneappieR
shipped (imii Hawaii during the riscnl
vear nf 1011 amounted to two million
Mrs. Jollyboy—Where on earth hnvo
you been?
Mr. I.—1 cannot tell a lie; l'vo boen
at my Dfllc«
W. N. J. 90?
A Kindly Parent
Dad. raid a Toronto kid to IiIr lather
tho other night, 1 want to go to the
show tonight.
A Show at night Ih no place fnr a
kid like yuu. You should be at home
la bed
Rut I peddled IHIIr and have two
tlckotn, said tlie kid, na he begun to
All right then, answered dad. I will
go with you to seo that you don't get
Into I rouble.
Decision Suspended—Father, nur
daughter Is being courted hy a poet
The urea' trouble with Ihe men
who get to the 'rout in thnt Ihey feel
ho big wo can'l see over Ihelr lien.I:
Settled by a Widow
A buxom iiiiii winsome widow decided   to continue her late hut.anil's
I liilRlness (wholesale meat   purveyori,
I umi appointed his confidential umi reliable mun, one John .Mux. as her
I manager.    John, though   an   astute
lam! clever business man. eniild nellb-
I it read nor write.    The widow partly
cured him of the   latter   defect   liy
teaching him lo writs-. "Settled. John
JIM," when giving a receipt for ao-
0 nuns paid to him.
The business Improved nnd    pros-
pored, na likewise did iho amatory
feeling.! between the widow anil John,
the Inter fruttltying   iu   a   proposal
i and acceptance of marriage,    After
! the u.iiini preliminaries the ceremony
. took place, followed by an   adjournment '" tho vestry to complete tho legal formnllllea.
The    necessary   particulars    were
duly entered In tha marriage register
and happy John, somewhat blushing,
took pen lu hand nnd clearly nnd un-
inisluk.ilily wrote as hla signature In
the register: "Settled, John Jinx."—
One of Iho richest countries In the
world la Hint part nf tho Malay peninsula known ns the Federated States.
These provinces nre still under the
rule n'f Ihelr native chiefs or sultana,,
though Ihey nve assisted by a llritish
advisor. The tin mines of these small
States are inure valuable than moat
gold mines, for Ihey produce nearly
half Ihe world's supply of tin, nnd
lhe result Ih an overflowing treasury
for the States. Vnsl forests ot rubber trees aro also proving extremely
IS that so, mothor? I'll kick him:
out. ]
Not fo fast. Investigate first nntl |
find out whether lie works for a mo
Mrs. J.—That's whoro we dlfTor. I  Mine or for a breakfast-food factory,
eau teli u Ue—when I hear one. I —Washington llorald.
Wa r.*r.>r nn" Hundred Dollari Reward
for nny caw n' Catarrh that cannot ba
cured fay Ball1! Cfltnrrh Curo.    ,
K. j. CHENEY ft CO.i Toledo, n.
Wm tha iiiiii.i'Mcn'-d havo toiown P,
j. Cheney for the Ium h. year* ana bo-
Itovs htm perfectly honoraulo In all buil*
ih-hk trantactlons. nnd financially able t<>
cony out anv obligations made by hii
Waldlng, Klnnan ft Marvin,
Wholesale Drugglem, -Joledo, O,
Hall's L'atmrh Cure la taken Internally, noting directly upon tin- blood nnd
mucous surfaces of tho system. Testimonials sont fr''*1 Prln- "ut*. \>or but.
(fo,      .lob)  bv nil   !>nii:i*.ists.
Tske Uall's Fumlly Pllla for Constitution. •
A few doors south of C.P.R. Depot
Rates $1 50 to $2.00 per day
Cuisine unexcelled
Hot snd cold water In every room
e. ,   ,» . .■-     •"'./yt*-; •> *'-liJ V." "l
.•--,-..   ^H*tl«'+,'yW,}t
vat.,    dl.'case.:    and    drink    habit
Write 81 Queen East, Toronto.
rtallway Agents, Telegraphers nnd
Clerks In great demand throughout
North West. Six months will quality you. Day and Mail courses,
rosltlons secured. Free llook 19 explains. Dominion School Telegraphy, Toronto.
should carry a stock of tho Wonder
Fly Killer, a little device ot seamless
metal, unloakable, aud the buio exterminator of every kind of fly and
mosquito. Mctnlls nt lT.c. General
agent, Joseph R. Wilson, 2n4 Stair
Huilding. Toronto, or Nicholson &
llaln In Alberta, and Bscott A llnrmor
for Manitoba nnd Saskatchewan.
A Question of Title
After nnother season, said Farmer
Corntossel, 1 guess we'll havo a chef.
What's a chef? asked his wife.
A chef Is a man with a big onough
vocabulary to give tho soup a different inline every duy.
Wilis Yeur Ens leaf Care
irtee If. H«sishI». I"
teU sjtlekjf, Ttf
Try Uurlee 1;. ItaaaaaV No "marline—Tattle
Hm—Sot. aj«lc»ljr*r» „ fer lUS.Wfasi,
Watery ly.. aud Uranulat*.! Eyelid., lllsw
.rated Boek lu «ach Packafc. Marin, is
ouaspoti '"  " "  ~ "" '	
UM f.r sssssir nan.   [._ 	
ilr ».d a.,1. ky Wa>(lsta It He and lsV_»r Hunts,
MurIM By. t_r<_ Aaiptlo Tukso, Ifc 1.04 Ms,
Murine Iy* Remedy Co., Chlcag*
Vleree faptnln of company (In. .».._«_,«,»
brusque tones) tnspectlus private's fill R I lr> Ilall
kit: Have you buttons on all articles?! ■Willi IUU
Prlvato—No, sir.
Fierce Captain—What  article  has
o buttons nn?
Prlvato—My towol, sir,   .
Tlm Editor of lho free I'r.'sa ilurs not uccessnrllv
estee wllh oplultiiis exprvsscil imdor Ihls livail.
Mr. Etlitoi—There uiu lew pooos-
Inns in lifu tlml prosont hiu-Ii grand
opportunities for public Intellectual
enlightenment nml benefit as tlm
late ceremonies ()f tlio High School
eorner stone laying. Opportunities
to lie hamloil down to posterity ns
precious heirlooms. Such scenes
upon former occasions in other
lands have left effects upon our
lives profoundly deep and perpetual.
We have heard words on such occasions lired with enthusiasm lie-
gotten of conscious responsibilities
and the anticipation of grander possibilities that burned deep into our
memories echoing and re-echoing
with delight through thc yeurs.
Their force and eloquence can never
lie forgotten as long as memory
Here were gathered hundreds of
young intellects froni all over llie
district, from the youngest luul ani
bursting blossom to the riper fruit,
everyone open fnr Impressions,
everyone tliere hungry to learn,
teachers waiting for morals to point
out to lho y.uing, but instead of in
tcllectlinl bread we were handed
political stums.    I uiu not blaming
the Chilliwack authorities except
that I looked to see the Principals
and teachers of the schools moro
highly honored. Hut oxcopt fnr
Mr, Klierls and Mr. Barber's efforts
what did wc seo. We saw lho Pro-
luier of a province uluise his position by ruthlessly throwing uwuy a
grand opportunity, degrading the
occasion antl insulting a respcolnblo
nudience witli a few stale political
compliments, and a strong man
from the west present him its a
model for the children to emulate.
The sumnium bonum of their intellectual ambition.
\V. J. (li.ANVii.1.1:.
Editor, Chilliwack Free Press
Dear Sir,—As it is apparent to
everyone that there is a considerable amount of Potato Might in the
I/jwcr Frasor Valley this year, an.l
as the disease is so uncommon in
this district, it might lie of interest
to your readers to publish thc following extract from a work by
the celebrated seedsman of England.
"The fungus which attacks the
Potato crops was formerly known
as Feronospera Infestans; now it is
recognized as Phytrphtora Infestans.
Thc mark of its pestilent touch on
the foliage and its destructive effect
on the tubers of Potatoes, are unfortunately too familiar in gardens and on the farms, lu dry
seasons the energies are restricted,
but the scourge is never nlisent,
and during wet summers tbc parasite does its deadly work on such a
vast scale as to create potato
Famine. Moisture is a necessity of
its existence, and in rotting haulm,
decayed tuliers and damp soil the
sport's remain in resting conditions
until they are afforded an opportunity of multiplying witli the
marvellous rapidity that invests the
the disease with its terrible power.
The Phytopthem (fungs) sends
mycelial threads (called Phyphac)
in ull directions through the stib-
ttnnec of the leaf, feeding on the
protoplasm of the cells and destroys
thc Chlorophyll or leaf gum in those
eells. ln a diseased plant these
threads make their way through the
substance of the leaves aipl down the
haulm into the tubers, from which
they consume thc food stored there.
Spraying potato plants twice or
thrice with thc mixture known as
Bordeaux prolongs the growth of
tlie plant until late in tlie season,
and in some instances especially in
certain districts iu the west of Ireland, it lias prov.nl effective in
warding off the attack of thc fungus,
thereby increasing the weight of the
produce. Thc mixture is made in
the proportion of 'itllbs <>f Sulphate
of Copper nnd 10 Mis of lime to
100 gallons ol water. Those who
leave potntt.es in the ground bo-
cnusc the erop is not worth digging
or who bury the diseased haulm
and tuliers iu a shallow trench nre
simply storing Phytophora for another attack in the event of potatoes
Wing planted in the same land
again. Tlie effectual method is t»
destroy all potato..' refuse hy lire.
Extract from The culture of Vegetables and Flowers from Seeds and
Roots by Stiltons and Boris, Heading, Eur."
After reading the extract one is
forced to thu conclusion that the
disease is a matter that should engage thu earnest attention of lhe
authorities as well as the growers
themselves, es|>cciully us the greater
numlier of the latter aru Chinamen.
Tliere is uo doubt that unless
ste|)s ure taken to rid the country
of rotten and diseased potato refuse, next year will see a similiar
condition of affairs, unless the sea
son is unsunlly dry.
As the potato has become   nn
Important staple of produce in this
valley and as the value of land lias
Increased on account of the high
rents paid for good potato land, it
is u matter of great importance
thut cure should lie taken to eradicate
disease and also to preserve the
fair nniue of our valley on the
t-oimt markets.
This is not a matter that can lie
lightly passed over as a thing that
is tin incident of one year, that is
more or less accidental and unlikely
to occur again. The disease will
make its appearance next year if
precautions are not taken to limit
tho chances for 11 repetition of this
year's loss.
Thanking you for your valuable
space, 1 am
Yonrs truly
It. C, Harwell.
There ure many parents throughout the province with whom Ihe
question of an oducation for their
sons and daughters is nn anxious
one. They may bo iu good circumstances i but their pi'e«eiit prosperity
bus been obtained iu many 0IIB0S
through heavy BUOrlflcOB, not the
least of tllCBO being thu absence ot
proper school facilities for Iheir
children. Kven now there are numerous places in Ihe province where
11 really competent school teacher
cannot be induced to stay. The
traveller in lhe interior who lakes
an interest iu sueh matters will bu
often nskeil about tho iKissibility of
Undine; 11 residential school to whieh
buys and girls muy lie scut. Sueh
uu institution may be prepared to
tuke pupils,— those whose education bus been interrupted by circumstances or injured by careless and inaccurate habits of study, lt must
subject them to oversight, not only
during school hours, but also in the
study hours at night; for as a rule
thc chief trouble is tliat their jKiwer
of concentrating their attention on,
tbeir lessons has been impaired, and
the habit of study has to be re-
It is to the honor of the Methodist
Church In llritish Columbia that it
was the lirst to faco this problem.
When Columbian College was lieing
organized in 1892, it was kept clearly iu view. It was seen that this
preliminary work would be greatly
assisted by being carried on in the
same institution, and to some extent
hy the same instructors, thnt served
for secondary and university work.
A boy is not to be taught to respect
knowledge and mnke a determined
effort to acquire it, unless his teachers possess something of the specialist's mastery.
Columbian College possesses many
advantages for its special work. It
occupies one of the finest sites in
New Westminster,-over six acres
being taken up by the institution
and its spacious grounds. It commands a line view over the wide
valley of the Fraser and towards
the eastern mountains. Tlie graceful cone of Mount linker is nowhere
seen W greater advantage than from
the college campus. The entire
panorama is litted to call forth the
envy of nearly any similar institution.
Tlic buildings are modern, spacious, and thoroughly healthy. Each
student is given a separate room,
completely and tastefully furnished
so that nothing but linen hns to be
brought. The rooms are ull steam
heated and electric lighted; und nothing is stinted which will help lo
seeure cheerful and relincd surroundings. The ladies' college has beautifully furnished music and reception
rooms, lt is only literal truth to
state that tliere is nothing bettei to
lie found iu tlie west than the
accomodation at Columbian College.
The gymnasium has the largest lloor
of any in the west. There is n
lady instructor in charge of the
physical culture classes for the girls.
Throe very tine grass tennis courts
and croquet lawn nre maintained
iu iH-rfecl condition; and the
grounds have ample space for fo.it-
liall and the other games whieh call
for ellN.wr.Him.
TllO instructions follow three main
lilies. There is the preparatory
division, where pupils from fourteen upward! are brought up to lhe
standard of high school entrance.
Tlie care whicli is taken with this
department has lieen already des-
crlbcd, Students who have passed
through it are ready to make their
choice between the commercial and
academic departments. The com
mcrclal classes nre under the direct
ion of a teacher who has received
the very highest training in American business schools. The stenographic work is carried on by a competent lady instructor. Tnis de-
partnionl of the college work has
boon popular every since iis establishment.
The collegiate department is
necessarily graded more closely than
the others. The lirst two years nre
in the main identical with the lirst
and second high school years, witli
such modifications as are called for
by the standing of the pupils. The
third year prepares for the Matriculation of Toronto and McGill
Universities. Following these come
the lirst und BOCOnd year of University work proper. As soon as the
provincial university opens, the
second year at Columbian College
will bo dropped,
A complete course in household
science is given in the college, on
the same lines as in all the best
ladies' colleges in the country, The
musical department prepares
students for thc examinations of the
three Toronto bodies which direct
that branch of education.
The social life of the college is of
as much consequence as anything
else in or out of tho curriculum.
It is Impossible for nearly two hundred students to meet in class room,
in playing held day by day aud in
social gatherings withoui great
effects resulting from it. Thc
supervision of this large body of
students is careful and sympathetic;
ami au admirable spirit of attachment to the   Institution  prevails
aiming both past and present
('nestioi,s are sometimes raised us
to the religious affiliations of the
college. Pulling other and higher
considerations out of account, it
would be hnpOBSliblo for a residential college to carry on its work
without some definite churoh connection, lu no other way can it
undertake to be responsible for the
entire life of its students during the
months of absence from home.
Hut the atmosphere is broad and
tolerant; and no parent need have
any fear of his son or daughter feeling isolated in thc surroundings of
Columbian College.
The UMeuNiMe Wealber.
A great many theories have been
advanced tb uccount for the very
unseasonable weather prevalent this
summer. One is tbut the heavy use
of dynamite in blasting along the
lines of railway construction in
Northern British Columbia, is at
tlie bottom of the mischief. Another
and still more reasonable supposition, is that thc recent volcanic disturbances in Alaska are accountable.
It will be remembered that during
tlie construction of the main line of
tlie C. P. lt, across this province,
tlic rainfall was excessive throughout the entire west. The noise
caused hy explosions has been responsible fqr many curious phen-
omenia. During thc Franco-German war in 1870-71, the British
Isles were invaded by swarms of
quail, supposed to have been driven
out of France by the gun fire of tlie
opposing armies. Whether the
wholesale blasting in tbe north will
have a similiar effect on bird and
animal life and drive them southward, remains to be seen, but to a
certain extent this is the expectation
of many.—Ex.
The Provincial Game regulations
as published effect this district as
Grouse of all Kinds—Richmond,
Dewdney, Delta, and Chilliwhack
Electoriitl Districts; that portion of
Kent Municipality in the Yale
District; the portion of Comox Electoral! District situated on thc Mainland; all islands adjacent to Mainland, October loth toDccemder 81.
Cranbrook and Fernic Electoral
Districts, September 2nd to Oct. 15.
Grouse of all kinds except Prairie
Chicken—Throughout remainder of
Mainland not above specified, Sep.
2nd to December 31st.
Ducks, Geese nnd Snipe—
Throughout tbe Mainland and is.
lands adjacent thereto, Scptemlier
•ind to February 28th, 1018.
Columbian or Coast Deer—
Throughout the Mainland and
islands adjacent thereto, except
QuecrrCliarlotte Islands, September
•2nd to December 16th.
Cock Pheasants — Richmond,
Dewdney, Delta, Chilliwhack, and
Yale Electoral Districts, October 16
lo Docombor8lst. Note—No person
may hunt or kill pheasants if three
inches of snow is on the ground.
No person may kill more than six
birds on any one dny.
tumid spans at Silver Creek—where
two have already been built— and
two at Hunter Creek. The C. N. It.
bridges will then lie complete from
Port iMiinn-io the Coquihalla.
All roads lead to Chilliwack   on
Sept, 111, 20 and 21.
R. A. Henderson, d.e. & m.k
B. 0, Land Surveyor
Rooms 10 .ti 11, Westminster Trust liloek
C. N. R. CNttnwIiMk
Tho Canadian Northern Railway
bridge over the Coquihalla river wus
completed todiiy. The steel is already across thc bridge and track-
laying on tho east sido of the river
will begin on Monday. The bridge
is of wood but wry Bolidly built.
It is of two spans, a middle pier
resting on un islet in tlie river. It
is intended to reinforce this pier
with concrete so that it will with-
stimd nny II.kmI tbat may lie anticipated in the Coquihalla. Above
Iliqie thc majority of the C. N. 11.
bridges arc to lie of steel but thc
wooden bridge over tlic Coquihalla
is a very substniitinl structure and
will probably serve its purpose for
Offices ..ver Royal  hunk nl Canada,
Room six Hurt Block
Wellington st. Chilliwack, B.C.
ChilliwacK   College   of
Principal:   Theo. J, Hutton, I-.A.B.
Iiistriiitiuii in nil brim-•he.'-, of inii-ii- mid in
fl'K-uiion. Vearly exuimiiiitioiiH by the Knyul
Ai'iuleiny of Music and tiie Koynl L'ullugu ut
Music London, KiikIiuiU.
T.-rin-. $A for four Ii-iukm*1, piiyii.ilc in uilviitu'c
1'. 0. Box ,-mh 1'lu'iH- V IH
Hotel Opening
Good opening at SARDIS
Towrisite for nn hotel or
boarding house. Lot at
half price to suitable party.
Rich Blac-k Soil, light
$15.00 per acre
Burlier Building
1 St Wed Sept 11
" That Rollicking Tuneful Opereta of the Balkans "
" The Dream Girl"
PRICES 50c, 75o, *1.(K) SEATS AT MoMANUS'
R   U
A Bargain Hunter
We can deliver a first class
Business Lot on the eorner of
Young Road and Second Ave
Chas. Huteheson $ Co.
The Merchant who has goods worth
talking about will find it profitable
to talk about them in the Free Press
What kind of a
silo will yours
Concrete ?
IF you were to build two silos—one of wood, the other of concrete—side by side, and
then could see them as they will look after live years of service, you wouldn't have
to think twice to decide which is the best material. In a few years more there
wouldn't be much of the original wooden silo led—the repairing you'd have to do would be
as troublesome and cost as much as thc building of an entirely new one. But the passage of
five, ten, fifteen or even twenty years will make no difference to the hard-as-rock wall of the
concrete silo.
WIND, rain, lire and lightning are alike defied by concrete.     You need no insurant'' against it,
destruction, because it cannot be destroyed.   Concrete silus ire best lor another reason.   The
concrete keep, the ensilage at an even temperature, so that it "cure," better, and therefore contain,
more food-value for your stock.
NO matter whither you havt me used concrete or net, you can build a canerett alls. Our book,
"What tha Farmer Can Ds With Csncrote," glvoi all tha Information you will nted, not only
about allot, but about ocorea of othor uses for concrete on the farm. It Isn't a catalogue, nsr an
advertlalng circular, A handiomo bssk sf 1*0 pagaa, won Illustrated, and written for (armors. It tt
free. Just aand your namo and address sn a postcard sr In a latttr and tht book will be tint (rto
by return mall.
Aiirass Publicity ManagM
Canada  Cement   Company   Limited
608 Herald Building, Mwstrwl
WHKN you bay Cement OS nrt
" Ma, Iht ''Canada" label is on
every bat and barrel.     Canada',
ferrates hav, /band « I. bs Ihs FREE  PRESS,  CHILLIWACK,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA
Watch for the Big
Clothing Sale
For the past sixteen years I have been working hard and
have given all my time and attention to business,  and
I have made the business a success.     I feel in need of a
rest and well-earned holiday, and have decided to
Go Out of Business
I have no flaring hand bills or anything sensational to
offer.   The stock will be sold at retail at
The Fall Stock of New Goods is Large*   The
Sale will be Strictly Cash.
All past due accounts will^be placed in the hands of Mr.
Jos. Scott for collection.
Money to Loan
% Having been appointed local agents for the
| Sun Life Assurance Company I
%        of Canada, we are'prepared to loan money on \
|     Improved Chilliwack Farm
| Property ]
I and to Purchase !
I    Approved Mortgages and
1        Ageements for Sale i
i 3
5 Applications for Loans receive the personal attention ,
1 of our Mr. Hart who is Inspector of Loans for the j
% Sun Life Co. in British Columbia,  and i are handled j
with the least possible delay. ]
Call on us for further particulars
1 Chilliwack B. C.
Tlic Municipal Connrll nl llie Cily nf Cliilliumk liuving liy rOBOllltlon ili'leriiiini'il nn.l specified tliat it is <lci.iri.lilf lo
carry out tlie work* und iniiiniveiiicnii. liorolllbclow set out nml mi tlic strivta licreinlK'luw K|a ir Med, an.l that mill work" lie
carried out in accordance Willi Uio provisions of tlio "Local Improvement General By-Law 1012."
And tlie Cily Engineer un.l (.'ily AsH.iw.ir huve reported to tlic Council in accordance with the provisions ol the said
bylaw upon thu said works uml each of them giving statement* showing the iinuiiinls .Minim.il to lie eliangeahle against the
varinns portions of real projicrty to bo liencliltcd by lhe suid works nml ench of them ntul olher particular* and the said reports
ol aald City Engineer an.l City Assessor having Ih'cii adopted by lhe Council.
Notice ia Itereby given thnt lhe said rc|iorls am open for Inspection at the olllcc nf the Cily
• m        a a, a    .1    _a    . I    _    ..... l.t     ___atu   .A    al...    fe«ta_ka_auat_r1    la-.iaal-.i    ,il„,ti,k     (■ .1    USASI.ul    laal    _
waek, B. C, and that unless
Assessor, Cily flail,  I 'hilli-
n is'titimi against the i.ro|i<t!-<l works abovO iiicnlioucl signal hy a majority of the owners of
the land or real pro|>crly to Is' assessed or charged in nwpvs't of sulci, works represent injt at leant one-half In value thereof is
presented to the Council within tlflccii days from the (Into of the lirsl publication ol this notice the Council will proceed wilh
llie pmiKM'd improveiiicuIh under such terms nml conditions us lo tbe puyment of the cost of such improvements us lhe Council may by bylaw in that lielialf n-gulntc ami determine ami nlso lo muke lhe suid awcsMiicnt.
liute.1 Ihis Ikiih duy of August A. I). Illl:'.
Date of flrst publication, August iHMli IIH'.'. 1>. K. CAR1.KTON,
City  Clerk.
List of Proposed Improvements Referred to in Above Notice
Oement walk Ka*tni<lo of Woodbine Aven.10 bOtWOCIl Westminster Avenue an.l a |s.int DUO Iwl more or less South therefrom
Cement walk South side of Spadina Avenue between Main uml Mary Sinvl*.
Cement walk North aide ol Spa.liiia Avenue between Main mid Mary Sireet*.
Uenient walk North able ol Horo Avenue botween Young Sinvl nml Williams Itoml.
Cement walk Month side of (lore Avenue between Nowell Sinrt mid Williiuus ltoad.
Cement walk West aide ol College Street botW'ecll Recce Avenue nn.l llcndciTiiu Avenue.
Oement walk South side of Weslmiiislcr Avenue between Nowell Slrccl uml Charles Street.
Cement walk South aisle of Victoria Avenue between Cook sim'l nn.l Robson Stroot.
Cement walk North side ol Victoria Avenue between Cook Street ami ltohwti Sliwt.
Cement walk Kust able of Tupper Street between Henderson Avenue nnd Viciorin Avenue.
(lenient walk North side of Hole Avemif between Klctclicr Strcol und Williiuus Rond.
Cement walk Kast side of Mill Streel between Wellington Avenue and .Victoria Avenue,
Cement walk West side ol Mill Street between Wellington Aveiillc ami Vietoria Avenue.
Boulevard Corlwuld Street between Wellington Avenue nml Viciorin Avenue.
Boulevard Kirst Avenue between Nowell Hnwt uml Williiuus Roud.
Cement walk North side of Kirst Avenue lietween Nowell Street mul Williams Road.
Cement walk South side of Kirst Avenue between Nowell Street ami Williams Until.
Cement wulk West siile of Mnh. Street between Kipp Street utul Spmlina Avenue.
Cement* wulk Kaat side of Victor Sireet between W.wtniliiHter Avenue and Hole Avenue.
Cement walk Westerly side of CoiIk.1.1 Street bet-vcen Wellington Avenue and Vietoria Avenue,
Cement walk Kast side ol Main Sireet between Wellington Avenue nml Spadina Avenue.
Cement walk West side of Young Street between Wellington Avenue und Vietoria Avenue.
Hospital Annual Meeting
Chilliwaek's New Hospital is Progressing.    Reports Received.
Board Elected.
'Flic unmini mooting of tlic Cliilliwnck Hospital llniiril wus held on
Wednesday .Sept. 4lh in the City
llull. There wns u smnll attendance'
of members owing to counter attractions. The Hev. It, I. Douglas
acted as chairman ol tho meeting
and Mr. Robt, Marshall asseorotary.
The Directors' nnd Treasurers' reports were rend by the Becretary
nml showed thut lhe affairs of tho
Hospital were in a satisfaotary condition. A report of tho work of tho
Hospital Auxiliary wus prosontod
uml.ii vole nf thanks wus passed In
the Indies for tholr assistance. A
hourly vole of thanks wus passed In
Mr. Diilhie fur his untiring offorts
ns treasurer, Tho President in liis
remarks oniphasinod the need of
iiiorr accomodation for muses and
Othor holp and suggested Hint an-
other building which might lie used
for an insolation wurd in cose ..f
necessity, would bo needed before
long. A recommendation of the
Board wus adopted thnt the annual
mooting be held on the lirst Wednesday in January following tbc
municipal election, The following
were oleoted Directors for tlie coming yenr, E. J. Boucher, E. Duthie,
0. II. W. Ashwcll, Hev. It. .1.
Douglas, and P. J. Brown. L. W.
Paisley was elected Honorary
To the members of the Cliilliwnck
Hospital — At your Inst annual
meeting thc following gentlemen
were appointed Directors for tlie
current year, viz., Messrs. Douglas,
Duthie, Paisley, Ashwell, Cawley.
At their first meeting held on Oct.
lti, 1911, Itev. It. J. Douglas was
appointed chairman, Mr. Duthie,
Treasurer, and Mr. It. Marshall, at
the request of the board kindly consented to act ns Secretary. The
Board held during the year fourteen
meetings, with an average attendance of six. Your Board began
the year with .the Hospital building
completed or nearly so, nnd took
up the task of furnishing, equip-
ping and operating
as expeditiously as possible. We
regret exceedingly to report tliat
through an unfortunate accident'
and tlie unavoidable delay in securing equipment, we were not able to
open as earlv in the year as at first
planned, but with the kind and
generous help of the Auxiliaries and
friends in thc entire Valley wc were
able to open on February 28th lust,
with a nicely equipped operating
room, nurse's room, superintendent's room, dining room and kitchen, and lveds to accommodate
fourteen patients. Wo considered
ourselves fortunate in securing thc
services of Mrs. Edith M. Johnson
Wemp as superintendent, who during a trying period in the Hospital's
history has been indefatigable in
her efforts to make it a success, nnd
we regret to announce that Mrs.
Wemp acting on her physician's instructions has found it necessary to
resign. Since thc opening on Feb.
28th. thirty-four patients have been
cared for, with a total of 729 hospital days. Outside tlio hospital
your board has applied itself to the
improvement and fencing of the
grounds, thc securing of sidewalks
on Hodgins and Edward streets, for
which we heartily thank the Councils of the City mul Municipality.
During the year thc necessity of increased accommodation for nurses,
private ward cases, and an isolation
ward has developed, and thc need
will havo to lie met if complete success is to lie assured. Your directors recommend that the date of the
annual meeting lie changed to the
first Wednesday following the City
election in January 1914. In conclusion wc beg to thiiiik all members and friends for their kind help
in word and deed and ask for it increasingly for our snot essors, that
nur hospital mii.v la- a haven nf
blessing for all sufferers, llcspcct,
fully submitted, I!. J. Douglas-
I'rcsidcnt, It. Marshall,  Socretary.
The total receipts for tlie year
were $7577.71, and the expenditure
8722X9(1, leaving a balance on band
of 13.W.81, against which there are
accounts amounting to about t\!W.
On Sunday morning thc guests
of the St. Alice hotel at Harrison
Hot Springs were shocked to learn
that Robert Twiss, the ixipulur
young violinist of the hotel orchestra
hud been droaned during the night,
having fallen overlmard from u
motor boat in which he wns crossing tho lake. Mr. Twiss hnd charge
of a motor bout belonging to one of
tlic residence, and was in the habit
of going out frequently on the lake.
Al an inquest held yesterday, a
vhdict of accidental death was returned.
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Better size up that woodpile and
and commence to figure on that
Heating Stove.
We are expecting half a car load of
heaters any day, of the old
Reliable McClary Brands
Denmark & Burton 1
IXlJlVli*    in ftMITTttl'Aft' §R
Household Articles
El boilo
The little immersion heater. B o i 1 a
water in a few
EI Stovo
The   stove
which    boils
your     kettle
all cooking
purposes as
well as toasting.
El Perco
Makes delicious coffee
in at few
Phone 257        S.   PUGH Chilliwack
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Fruit Crates
We have anticipated a l.ig fruit yield fot
this season and have on hand a big supply
of fruit crates Loth for local and shipping
purposes. Your order will receive careful
TheChiUiwacRPIaningMills |
P. 0. Box 243
Phone L2442
i-TO»^fe^^*^*^^*ft**i/£ ■
You Face Forward
When You Read the Ads.
The news in a paper presents a history, or record,
of things lhat  have happened.     Tlic advertisements in the paper are a forecast of many things
that are to happen.
An item of news tells of something that is past.
An advertisement tells of something that is to be.
Reading the news you look backward, which is
useful, necessary, helpful. Heading the advts.
you look forward, which is inspiring, exciting,
profitable, You put yourself iu touch with things
that are to be.
Read tlie news for history, the
advertisements for opportunity. FREE  PRESS,  CHILLIWACK,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA.
Stocks of Lumber
The Rosedale Lumber Co. Rosedale,
and E. 0. Patterson, C. C. Road
And will ho pleased to quote prices at
these points as well as delivered on the
Yard Phone MANAGER Office Phone
224 86
Formerly (The Nnw Km.)
Crliitril nml piililislicil every Tluir.stlny frnin its
iiiiii... Wcatiniiiater Street, Chilliwack.
SuiisiTiiiiinn price turn iht year in nOvanec to nil
polutH in Hriiisli Biitpire : In I niU'ii stulet. $1,311.
Dlspluy iwlverttilnfc* mtea ranile known un appll
cntllill In tin- inililislier.
llisjilav it.WiTtlsiT.s will lilfime rrntcmlKT Unit
to insure n eliittlge, ropy initat Ih> in not later limn
Wctlllestlnv siii.rs.i.ssr.
('.. A. HAItllKIl, Pulilliilior iiiiii rroprictor.
Solves the
Ten Days
Free Tried
For 1912 we are
offering a
of the ('. Hi. size,
suitable for general    household
Use for
This iron is similar to all "Hot-
point " except
that the upper
surface is unpolished.
Prompt  nnd   earefull   attention
given to this   line of business.
Hales Reasonable.
Phone Garage 246
Night Phone 7
Express, Truck
and Dray
Westminster Trust Building
British Colombia Electric Ry.
I_avc Arrive
Train.       Cbwk. Weatmin.
3 8.30a.m. 11.20
6 1.16 p.m. 8.46
7 11.00 p.in. 8.40
Loavo Arrive
Train       lllgiln. Wesliuin.
1 11.30 a.m. 3.66
Kasllii. nml—
Leave Arrive
Train         Van. Westmin.
2    8.30a.m. 9.80
4 12.16 noon 1.20
8  6.00 p.m. 0.1C
Leave Arrive
Traiii        Van.      Wostmin.
0 3.03 p.m. 4.06
l.ave Cbilliwaek 6.ihi a.m. daily except
Leave Nanciiiiverr.no a.m. daily except
Milk Traiii ilnily 11.15 p.m.
All paaacnitcr trairm, except Num.  4  aod
6, liandlc Kxpri'SH.
Phone   -   -  260
With this issue thc Free Press
enters iis second year of publication.
We wish briefly to thank all who
by tbeir words of eneouraginent and
practical and generous support have
made possible tho success which bus
attended our efforts. It takes
time, ability and energy to establish
a news paper enterprise. Like good
advertising these must be given
consistently and persistently to win.
This we hove endeavored to do, and
our efforts have been and arc stimulated by a recognition on tho part
of tbo business men of the city and
people of the valley generally, in u
manner that is gratifying, Tbe
Free Press, uwingto the limitations
Btirrounding a new publication, bus
not reached its idea!, but witb it
continuance of tlic support which
lias characterized our tirst year, we
enter the second yenr witli the prow
of our ship pointing in Hint direction
nud with full steam ahead.
Reg. E. Broadhead
Opposite Barber's Drug store.
City Market
Main Street, Vancouver
lt has been arranged to bold two
sales  weekly,   Wednesday   aud
Saturday at 10 a.m.
Growers will  please arrange to
have their consignments forwarded the previous evening.
Wc   bundle   Fruit,   Vegetables,
Poultry, Eggs, Meat, Etc.
john McMillan
Tbe first regular meeting of the
Hoard of Trade afler the Summer
season wns held iu the ('ily hall
on Wednesday evening, tho President II. J. Harbor, presiding.
Alamt twenty members were present.
A <iomniunientii.il from Mission
Hoard of Trade re erosion of linnks
of Fraser wns referred to the committee on Navigation.
A resolution wns presented for
endorsement from the Westminster
Hoard in the matter of asking the
Dominion Government to throw
open for settlement throughout the
valley tbe idle lands now held by
timber and other leases and that
aid be given settlers as to clearing
anil improvements. The resolution
was endorsed.
The Canadian Highway Association asked the Hoard to appoint n
delegate to the convention of the Association to lie helil at Winnipeg
during October. Left with the Council to arrange,
.1. K. McLeod manager of the
Chilliwack Creamery in a letter
suggested that the Board endeavor
Insecure Ihe Annual Dairymen's
Convention for Cliilliwnck nnd
pointed out the advantages to
local dairy interests whicli would
result from such an event. The
Secretary was requested lo write
the secretary of the Association to
ascertain whether this could lie
done or not.
A letter from Medicine Hat
Board gave the address of  a  picket
mnking concern in Minnesota lhat
was anxious to establish a factory
on this side of the line. The
Secretary was requested to corres
pond setting forth the advantages
of Chilliwack for an industry of
this character.
J. T. Maynard, W. L. Budd,
Fred Mcnzies, nnd Mr. Denmark
were elected members of the Board.
Correspondence re thc visit of the
Vancouver Progressive association
wusdiscusscd and reception arranged
A letter from the Burn.rby Board
stated that aliout thirty Members
would visit Chilliwack on Saturday. A Coinmitttec—F. B. Lyle,
N, S. Mackenzie, J. II. Bowes,
T. E. Cnskoy and C. A. Burlier,
were appointed to meet the dclegn-
linii anil arrange for entertainment.
Secretary was requested to write
ixistul authorities as the reason for
the non-appearance of mail car on
B.C. E. It.
J.T. Mayiiard addressed the Board
slating tbe case and benefit of the
Chilliwack exhibit at the Vancouver
Pair. The exhibit was a very
creditable advertising value to tin'
valley.    The amount donated  by
tlio Vancouver Fnir Hoard, $'iri0, j
luul defrayed the expense. Mr.
Maynanl urged that a similar ex-1
biliit be arranged for the West-1
minister Pair, and nsked tlie co- j
operation of the Board. The Hoard
was strongly in favor of tbo scheme!
and endorsed the idea that the City
and rural councils bear the cost of
a gnnd exhibit. The promoters are]
assured of $100 to be given by the|
Westminster people.
Win. Hood, u Muskokii guide,
now residing at Rosedale, askod
the Hoard to request the Provincial
Government to make a grant of
$150 to improve thc trail to tlio top
of Mt. Cheat)!, whicli would be-
como a very popular climb for
tourists with this improvement.
To the finance committee was
left the problem of displacing the
viicuni in the Board's exchequer.
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The City Council met in regular
session on Tuesiiay evening, all the
members being presenl.
A letter wns received froni Chilliwuek Canning nml Preserving Co,,
objecting to plank sidewalk on
Chenin avenue nnd contending Hint
cement is cheaper in llie long run.
Referred to chairman of Board of
Works to deal witli.
A petition was presented for
grading nnd gravelling or macadamizing Fletcher street smith before
the wet season starts. Received
nud (lied.
A letter was rend from lho Committee appointed to investigate
charges iniide ngninsl Supt. O'Hoarn
lluiling that charges cannot lie sustained and recommending that Supt.
O'Hearn bo exonerated from charges
made against him. Received mul
Letter from Brent Noxnn & Co.,
recommending postponment of .Into
of debentures, owing to unsatisfactory condition of money market.
Received and tiled.
A letter from Mr. E. P. Davis
was read from which it appeared
that former advice given to the city
respecting a loan from the Sun Life
Co., to the Elk Creek Water Worts
was incorrect. Received and Bled
for reference.
The Mayor reported an interview
with Mr. Davis, when Mr. Davis
recommended that the only wny to
avoid further complications would
be to submit a by-law for the full
amount required for the purchase
of the water works.
Thc Mayor also reported having
attended thc commission appointed
by the Lieutenant-Governor for
enquiry into nil municipal matters,
when he presented for their consideration the powor to acquire revenue
producing utilities such ns water
works, telephone, lighting system,
etc., without cnipairing a city's
credit, uml nlso recommending the
election of Boards of Commissioners
for the control nml management of
such utilities when acquired by
cities. The mailer will be fully
submitted to the Government.
A motion was passed authorizing
the City Engineer ami Assessor l<>
prepare plans ami estimates for the
construction of cement walks on
north side of Westminster avenue
between Fletcher street and Woodbine avenue anil on west side of
Main street between Church street
ami Ontario street.
Motion that the city shall provide
gravel to any person wishing to
gravel city lanes, such poraong to
pay for curing.' ami levelling was
Motion that macadamizing on
Wellington street lie commenced
not later than Oot. Ist was passed.
Also that Williams road from city
limits t<> Westminster street be
graded and macadamized.
The Mayor was authorized to
telegraph the Sun Life Assurance
Co. for offer on nil debentures nnd
also on full amount required for
purchase of water works.
A regular meeting of the Cil illi-
wiu'k Poultry Association was held
mi Friday ovoning, motion- relating
to some of tin. priii ticul brunches of
the association Iscing dealt Willi.
Established OF CANADA    mi
Paid ap Capital and Reserve $11,400,000
Wo give special attention to Savings Accounts. One
Dollar only is necessary lo opon an account, interest
allowed at highest Bank rato anil added twice a year.
No delay in withdrawals. Two or more persons may
open a joint account and either party can withdraw
I Manager
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Every day it Is beqoming more ami
more evident that the most ruinous
results, to the farmers of the Wont
would follow thu establishment of
sample markets for grain at Winnipeg
-und  I'on  William.
As . flLrlUlng Instance of the harm
that would follow such a move, was
hrougnt uut at an Investigation of,the
traffic congestion on the Cauadlau
railways before the Railway Commission at Ottawa. In giving their testimony J. W. Leonard of the C.P.R,
uml VV, H. J3lggar of the Grand Trunk
Pacific stated that tliu congestion wns
very largely owing to iheir inability
to secure rolling stock from thu manufacturers as fast as it was required.
All thJ car shops are behind hand
■with sliders lu fact It is Impossible
Cor the cur shops to turn out roiling
_'.oclt as rapidly as the development
oi the country requires It. In this
connection It was stated that the director? of one company had authorized the expenditure of $10,000,000 In
rolling slock, but could get no tirm lo
fill lhe orders.
ll will bo seen by Ibese -ttatoments
-which wen uiieouliadle'ei., dial Ihe
-congestion or traffic and car shortages
on the railways of the went aro owing
to the exceedingly rapid development
of the couutry rather than to the no
gleet of lIn   railway companies.. And
llm* WOUdOl'fUl  development   Ih UK .Vet
only In Un early plages, and when ll
Ih completed bow will our transportation runipani'-H lie utile lo bundle tlic
tradio? Tho grain congestion of lust
fall was bad enough but with lhe In-
orensod acreage under cultivation
■snob year the conditions will grow
worse uh time pnsNi'H, unless radical
measures are luken to prevent it.
With these fuels In view, whut eun
be said of tbe criminal folly tif ._
labllshlng u sample market (bat will
411 oue stroke take awuy twonty-flvo
per cent of (be ears now available
lor the grain carrying trade. , Hefore
many yeurs pass the grain crop of
the west wil! be over five hundred million bushels. And when tbat tlmo
comes, even providing (hat the sample market Is a ouullfied success,
■wblcb Is Impossible, the twenty-five
per cent lot's of cars will still be us
great 'n proportion as It would bo if
the sample market were established
today. Any intelligent farmer ean
ilgure out for himself what the loss
would be to him. were the sample
marke*. established and the cars de-
•talnnl at Winnipeg as they would be
■for from twenty-four to forty-eight
hours on every trip, and how much
wheat would he left In his granary
that would otherwise be shipped, sold
and paid for. Remember that it
would mean, under ordinary condition's, that one bushel out of every
four ls left on his hands at the close
o; navigation.
And why. In the name of ordinary
-common sense should the farmer he
put to this loss and Inconvenience?
There Is no reason whatever for he
stands to lose at every turn. The
only persons wbo could possibly he
"benefited are the men who would
handle the wheat on the sample market, and would mix It and fix it so as
to bring the most profit to themselves.
It Is to the Interests of every farm*
fr to carefully study this sample
market question tn all Its bearings.
At present, the farmer Is safeguarded
on every hand by statutory laws
which are fairly well observed, and
the farmer now has full control of
his own wheat on the market. If
he don't like to Bell to the local dealer
for any reason, either on account of
grade or price, he can ship himself.
The railway companies aro compelled
by law to furnish him a car In his
turn ;nd placo lt at a loading platform for him. At Winnipeg an honest gra Ie ts assured htm by a government Inspector and the wheat Is sold
at a fair market price. In short, he
is mas'er of the situation.
Under the system of a sample market tlio opposite is (liu case. Tho
farmer i;-, muster of nothing. His
wheat goes tn Winnipeg, a sample Is
placed on the table In the grain exchange and tt Is sold for whatever the
buyer chooses to give him. AH the
guaran'ees o!" fair play which ho now
enjoys . ro sacrificed, und his grain is
placed at the disposal of a crowd of
Spectators, whu agree amongst themselves not to bid one against another,
but to play into each others hands
for their mutual benefit.
An attempt is heing made to mis-
1 ad Iho farmers on this matter, and
false Ideas and spurious arguments
are being used to trap the unwary. It
ls the old game of the spider and lhe
fly. They make the statement tlmt
wheat which is between grades will
bring a better price on a sample
market for purposes of mixing with
lower qualities. This is a fallacious
argument. The farmer knows by
past experience (hut the only people
to profit by the mixing of grain ure
Ihe dealers. In this regard a recent
Interview with Mr. .1. II. Ilaslam who
Is well known throughout the west is
worthy of careful consideration, Mr.
Itaslam win has just returned from
Europe states that the western Canadian when* is losing its pro-em I nenoe
on the British market, und he warns
the farmers of lho west that Ihey
musl , ee lo It thnl they send Ihelr
besl wheat pure to lhe Old Country If
tbey wish lo retain ihelr hold on Ihe
market and secure the beat    prlcea.
In the lighl  of this,  whal  heroines of
the mixing argumont? Two qualities "f wheal eiuinot tie mixed with*
out lowering one of them, and In doing so you reduce the standard of all.
II must never tie forgotten that the
men who are Hocking to establish a
sample market are the umn who have
always sought lo exploit the wheat
trade of the west lo further their OWp
Interests anl deprive tho farmers of
a legitimate priee for their grain,
Frost 8s. Wood Binders
Perfect,  light runnin'*,
of cutting and  binding.
Widely used  everywhere,
aeet the hardest conditions
Wise mothers  who know thi>
lues nf Mother (Iraves* Worm IC\*
iiiiitur always liitvi. It lit    hand,    I'd-
cause H proves tin value.
Blind Men Now See
Sometimes blindness is entirely due
lo nerves. A young farmer, hailing
from Ohio, hud been stone-blind [or
live years. Tho farmer had been under treatment by many eminent specialists, and had also entered a first-
class eye-hospital, but no euro could
Im effected. The doctors woro ot
opinion lie wiih suffering from paralysis of the optic nerve, a disease considered hopeless. During last uhiu1.Ii
the blind man began to suffer very
much witli his teeth, and at lust lie
visited a dentist, win. advised liim to
have Ilireo teeth extracted. Worn
mil wllh a lung spell of toothache the
farmer agreed; bul no sooner did tin.
dentist start to draw lhe second
tooth iinui lie Jumped up ami ex-
claimed:—I can see! I can seo lho
light, tile crack in fhe window! Anil
turning to the demist with gloe, lit- ml
ili-il. joyfully:—1 eun see you. Tho
whole nfl'lllr seems In huve been ll
nirnele.  us  up  to  now  un  sclontlsl
Ta.ned   Birds
Curiosity is a strong feature ln
most birds, Tliey will always investigate anything new and bright-look-
A small blue titmouse we once
kept indoors for a week was a regular Paul Pry. Ills little body found
its way into everything. Indeed, he
was nearly drowned because, If a
pitcher was on the table, he was sure
to go Into it; ami to get out again
with wet wings was not eaBy.
Tlio human voice ls n great assistance In the laming of any wild creature. A soft, gentle, lone uml kind
iiiunnor will go far to win the con-
ililencD of birdisli hearts, it fact,
It Is only a mailer of time and patience; the wildest specimens wlil
become friendly.
At lirst. their apparent lameness Is
mainly cupboard love, but In tlmo
it dues often result. In real personal
affection. Then It Is delightful to
possess n bird who will welcome your
lias been able to connect the blind-  coming with out-stratohod wings and
Thousand* Have Been Helped
By Common Sense
Women suiterlng from any form of female ilia are invited to communicate
promptly with the wnman'sprivatecorre-
spondenc* department of tho Lydi* E.
rinkham Medicine Co., Lynn, Mast.
Your letter will bo opened, read ind
answered by a woman and held la strict
confidence. A woman can freely talk of
her private lllneu to a woman; thua bu
been established a confidential eorre-
•pondenea which hat extended aver
many years and which haa never beea
broken. Never have they published a
testimonial or used a letter without tba
written consent of tho writer, aad never
has tha Company allowed ti>ea*c*nf)d*a.
tlal letters to Ret out of their possession,
as tha hundreds of thousand* of thorn ia
their files -fill attest.
Out of tha vast volume of exparleoca
which they have to draw from, it is mora
than possible that they possess tbo very
knowladfa needed ia your case. Nothing ia asked in return except your food
will, aad tbeir advice hu helped ths*
sands. Surely aay
woman, rich or poor,
should ba glad to
taka advantage af
this generous offer
of assistance. Address Lydla K. Flak-
ham Medicine Oa.,
(confidential) Lyma,
Some Fly Two Miles High, Faster
Than an Express Train
The problem of how sninll birds
were able to manage long (lights from
ether countries exercised tho in.nils
of naturalists for centuries I'he Mrs:
man to collect accurate tnfotinntlon
on the subject was the lata lien-
Ontke. Living on the little Island or
Heligoland, ln the direct rout] of mi-
i-ration, a.vd entirely devoted to his
Mil-Ject. he was nl.e to verify tor himself many facts which had until thou
escaped notice.
For Instance, he pointed out that
birds on migration often flew very-
high—probably as much as 12.000
feet (over two miles) above the
ground. That they do fly at a great
height has been corroboroted by astronomers, who have seen birds flying
across the face of the moon at a
height of not less than one mile.
Galke's Ideas on speed were probably exaggerated, but only by a theory
of a tremendously swift flight at a
high altitude could he account for
the fact that cerlaln birds were never
or rarely seen iu the countries between Iheir Winter and Summer
quarters. For Instance, he pointed
out that the blue throat, which winters In Africa and breeds In Scandinavia, Is but rarely met with in any
nf the countries on the line of route—
Italy. Greece and Southern Germany.
When they arrived In Heligoland
they came lu large flocks, and were
tired and exhausted; also they always
arrived at the same hour—somewhat
late in the morning. Ho thought lt
probable that they left Africa at dusk
the previous evening, and by flying at
the rato of 180 miles an hour would
be able to reach Heligoland In the oue
lietween 1880 aud 1887 the British
Association granted some money to a
special committee for tho study of
migration, and by means of schedules
much Information was collected about
the birds Ibut ure killed annually at
coast lights. Although many tacts
were thus obtained the observations In
this respect are almost entirely dependent on weather conditions. In
fact It may be said that tho only
niigrallon that can be actually seen Is
that whloh has partially failed, for It
Is only when delayed or held back by
stonni or fog lhat birds obviously
un passage are encountered along thc
const or In other places where they
are not usually found.
In Denmark nml Germany ornithologists havo been experimenting by
ringing birds and having those lhat
are caught relumed lo lhe address
given on the aluminum bund placed
on lhe bird's leg. In lliis way Ihe
liablls of niigrallon, speed, and direction of lllghl and other fads are ills-
covered. Storks Imve Riven Ihe most
itrlk'ng Manila from ringing, With.
out except lo" all storks that hnve
been reeovereil III the Ilrst Autumn
a'ler ringing hud traveled In a duo
south-easterly direcllon.
From Hungary to Palestine no ringed bints have I n procured, bul from
Palestine four have been returned,
from Alexandria one, llluo Nile one.
Victoria Nyanzu one. nnd no fewer
lhan seven fron. Ihe Transvaal. Natal,
Basu-olanil. ele, while of ilu- Hungarian Itorkl (marked by lha Hungarian
tittle. ) nn fewer Mian seventeen hnve
been recorded from lhe vnrlous localities In Soulh Africa It Is there-
fire practically rerluln Ihnt north
Oermau anil Hungarian Itorkl travel
soutfi-eaat tn Palestine and thence due
south to BOUth Africa—Tlio Strand.
ness with tooth. To a ciunnuiii-seiisi.
person llie blindness nppeuru to have
lieen ii case id 'nerves.' Possibly
lhe 1111111 feared his sight was falling
and worked himself lnio losing tlie
sight of his eyes.
AnoiliiT remarkable, restoration of
sigh! wan tlle one which happened to
a wiim -mason. He had beeu unnlile
lo see out of his right eye for over
.'Hi years, but during one of the fierce
gales which happened nt ICastef he
hnd to cross a bleak common with
Iho wind In his face, and a quantity
of dust got Into both his eyes,
right eye felt it. the most, and began
to stream with water. To try a.ni
relieve the pnln tho stonemason rubbed that eye gently but continuous!r
for some seconds. When he reac ed
home he discovered to his -oy that lie
had perfect sight. In botli his eyes.
Possibly mnny years ago a smsll
piece of stone had got Into his eye
and the extra flow nf water and duet
had enabled lt to work Its wny out.
every sign of ovei-llowlng joy
A cardinal grosbeak which I once
possessed for fourteen yours would
thus greet me. and the very tempting food would remain untouched
wbllo bo warbled to mu in tlie most
gushing liiuiiuer.
Dlgby, N.S.
Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.
Gentlemen,—Last. August my horso
wits badly oul In eleven places by a
barbed wire fence. Threo of the
. .. I cuts, (small ones) healed soon, but
Ills I the others became foul and rotten,
and though I tried many kinds of medicine they had no beneficial result.
At last a doctor advised me to use
weeks' time every sore was healed
nnd the hair has grown over each one
in fine condition. The Liniment is
certainly   wonderful   ln   its  working.
Witness. Perry Baker.
Shearing Sheep With a Machine
Shearing sheep with a machine Is
practical for most farmers, says the
S rathe a Agriculturist. As with any
other machine, a man should have
some knack with machinery to do the
best work. The greatest advantage
ln using this method of shearing is
t' at y~-.i get practically all the wool.
During the World's Fair at St. Louis
they bad a contest between the old-
iasliioi ed method of shearing by hand
aid t! e newer one of clipping the
sheep wilh the machine. After the
expert hand shearer had finished a
sheep the machine would clip about
thirteen ounces of wool. So the saving of wool would soon pay for the
shearing machine.
A man with from 25 to 100 head of
sheep should use the hand machine,
but with larger flocks the power machine is more practical. It one's
neighbor raise sheep, they can
Install a power plant with a line shaft
to run us many machines as they
wish with a small gas engine. When
shearing time comes they can set a
day, collect their flocks and help
each other. 1 have such a plant ln
my barn with three machines run
from a line shaf*. with a loose pulley,
so eacli machine can be operated or
stopped Independently, as the shearer wishes, by shifting the belt from
the tight to the loose pully. We shear
with this plant, running three mas-
chines, about 200 sheep In a day
wllh the average   farm   hands.     A
Bicycles In War
A correspondent, interested In the
hitherto neglected branch of the service, will be gratified to learn that
thc authorities are beginning to take
serious notice of the possibilities involved In the use of the cycle in war.
A great advance has been made of
late In Its employment for purposes
of defence at home, ln proof of which
It is only necessary to refer to the
Increase in the number of purely cy-
tie battalions maintained ln the Territorial Force. But above and beyond that ls the Information contained ln the new 'War Establishments."
which shows an Increase ln the number of bicycyes tn the regular Army,
and a greater recognition ot the mo-
tor cycle. A cavalry division has
now 18 motor cycles and 371 ordinary bicycles, as against 118 of the
latter hitherto. All this ls very encouraging to those enthusiasts who
have hitherto met with a somewhat
cold reception from the Authorities
in the advocacy of the cycle. But
we regret there is no sign of any cyclists units ln the 'tegular Army so
Minard's   Liniment  Cures  Garget  In
Cows. „ . ,-y'
Ugly Feet Cue to Bad Or.ots
Parents  who desire to Bave their
children much suffering from malformation of the feet in after years will
do well to pay careful attention to
;■",""■    .,"   the   advice   given   by   the   Loudon
^.•Vlr^^^ Medical   Officer   for.
Education.    He warns parents against
allowing their children to wear heavy
should shear 100 or more, while the
expert will turn oft 200 with one ma-
srs a s msms »! ™ <-—— •--" -
One of the greatest advantages In
having a shearing plant with several
mnchlnes is that you shear your
whole flock In a day. thus getting
them back to gross with their lambs.   ,..i,,.,„..i,i. ,,,,.,,,.  ,.„, ....   .
,,you"etwo^To_TM S_J^iXSfS?SS.BS
ble loss to the lunih. „.„. A.. ,„„,,.„. ,. _,   „._. '    „	
points out that much of the footgear
worn by school children is made regardless of anatomical considerations:
so that the foot is forced to conform
to the shape of the boot.
Never mind about a boot being of a
ilieri- ls considerable loss to the lamb
crop from keeping them up. Machine
sheared Bheep also look much better.
—Southern Agriculturist,
E Terry WO-.M emtht *» I
Lydla B. Plakkaaa't •t-i .
Text Book. It la Mt m hook far
irei.eral dtstrlbatiaa, M It la to*
expensive. It la tree aad ealy
olttalnablo by _U_L Write far
tt today.
W. IN. U. "07
Whiskers vs. Hamlet
Leading man In (ravelling company
—We play Hamlet -.o-nlglit. loddlo, do
we not"!
Submanagor—Yes, Mr. Montgomery.
Lending mnn—Then I must borrow
Ihe sum of twn penre.
Bub-manager—why I
I/ondliiu man—I have four dnys'
growth upon my Chin. Ono cannot
plav llnnilet In n beard.
Sub-manager--Um— v ■
put on  Macbeth.
Well.      Wo'll
that the lenther Is of   thnt   softness
! and pliancy which will conform to the
j shapo of the foot;  otherwise. If the
_____  I foot of tho child  Ib  forced   Into  a
""" boot of unyielding leather, rendered
Queer Collections nnbendiibio by nulls and rivets used
Collectors gather togelher articles | in th. proccBS ot manufacture. It is
more nr loss interesting, bul probably cramped, and tho end ls deformity,
few go In for such bulky objects ns The result of wearing badly-made
Ihose chosen by a distinguished llrlt- and unsuitable hoots Ib thnt the great
Isher. Old doors nre the object of toes of many childron, beforo the nge
his desire. His doors come from old | of 14, aro found to be forced outwards
houses, castles, an.l abbeys of hlstor-j froin lhe middle line, nnd the majority
leal Interest. Snnie time ago he ob- uf trum. are flat-footed, Then, again,
tallied, at considerable cost, a door many people seem In think (hat It la
llin.iigli which, during the ..'rench He-1 necessary ibat a child's nnkles should
volution. Marie Anloinette. Charlotte |„. supported by n stiffly-laced boot,
('onlay, Ilauinn. and Hohesplerre pass-1 u-iiifh makes lho ankle almost lined on Ihelr wny to the guillotine, movable. This, of course, is quite
Lord Petersham, a noted man In his; wrong. The ankle, like lho foot,
day. luul a hobby for acquiring W-l should he free for any movement
Ions kinds ot lea and snuff. The I otherwise n child Is apt to gel into
liiiwager-Quein of llaly has a collect-1 ||,P habit of shuffling nlniig, nr with
Ion of the fioi and headgear of lloyal' ]in exaggerated movement uf the knee-
personages of different period" it Is I joint, lifting the (ool off. the ground
said to Include a sautliil worn by Nero.' „„,. carrying It forward without aliy
a pair nf wblle slippers that belonged
In Mary. Queen of Scots; shoes worn
by (Jiieen Anno and the Empress
Josephine, and gloves that were once
the properly of Marie Antoinette.
Dolly In Dismay
Dorothy—Mothor, when I get mar-
rl .1 shall 1 have a husband liko pa?
Mother—Cortalnty, my dear.
Don thy—And If I stay single Bhall
I he nu old maid like Aunt Anna.
Mother—1 Ihlnk ynu will.
Dorothy (with a deep sigh)—Well
I am In a fix.
flexion of the iinkle-Jolnl, thus gelling Into thnt Hat-footed manner of
walking which Is so ugly and prevents
Indulgence In healthful exercise.
Russia's army In limes of peace
nimbii. 1,200.000, and In e.nso of war
It can be nearly quadrupled,
Ready for Anything
The new cook came   out   nnd   did
very well her Ilrst afternoon al lone-
vlllc.     After dinner she npprnnched
(he head of Ihe bouse.
How early shnll 1 hnve to get up In
the illuming? sho enquired.
Well, snld Mr. Bubbubs, the flM
train fnr tlio elty leaves hern nt fi,';r.
Ynu will have to gel up about   8   li
you wnnt to make that.
of the bswelt is an absolute necessity (or |eod health. Unless the
Wiidc matter from the (sod which
collects there is got rid at st leait
•nee a day, it decays and poisons the
whole body, causing biliousness, isdi-
geition and nek besdaches. Salts
•nd mil's hsrsh minersl purptivet
irritsie the delicate lining ot the
bowHi. Dr. Morse's Indian Root
Pflhs—entirely vegetable — regulate
the bowels enViivcly without weakening, si. Itenlng or griping.   Use
Dr. Morse's   *
; Indian Root Pills
"I have a money-saving invention-
handy granaries to allow field threshing over your farm. Move them about
each year. You save long hauls at
harvest time. In
spring you scatter
small straw stacks
—no burning of
"These granaries come In compsct
bundles. A boy can set up snd bolt
one together .in a few hours. Four
padlocks protect the grain. Separator
delivery luto a spout on thc side or
into roof manhole—saves work during threshing. Your grain is protected
from vermin, wet and thieves. flSell
It when you are ready, loading direct
from the granary into your wagon,
or bagging it. No musty or heated
grain, fl Get my granary and be independent of elevators for selling.
Sell at the highest price, no matter
how long you store your grain.
The Pedlar Granary protec*s you."
! "Write me for ray booklet. It show, how profitable mv
Granary is even on n ainale quarter-section farm. Use
it lor 1912.    The Book Tells o!  Bis Money Ior Vou."
Wriu tat Booklet No « OSHAWA. ONT.
wnwireo oai.oabt Edmonton
I 70Lombard St.    Crown lilacs       1,63 3rd St.W.
"My lW-tiu■ t-.i Granary. ._•-
ti.8 door. A'._ vtrout door.
If .1.aired. Enow, hnw .... co
baa arain. wh-n w.nt.n. other
rotat left .huw..pout ror band
SUing aa attached to Graur-."
Drawer 1MB
£3 Fifth Sl. S.
Direct your Inquiry to the Pedlar place neareat you.   They will aWM, ,s
promptly snd     ssve you time.
The   Pedlar   Granary   ia   firs- proof.   Think what that means!"
Daddy's Bedtime
■ringing  In th*
Why the Pip Had
.        A Strawbssty
THE strawberries In the gsrrten were very nice. Jsck snd Evelyn mr,
very much Interested In them snd watched to se* tn_c tn* _rt_. tad
bugs did nut get more than tbelr ebsre.
"Tolly's mother bud a nlc* strawberry patch." aald daddy.
"It seemed to tbe little girl those berries never would ripen, fur Polly*
msmraa hnd promised her tbut as soon ss tbe oerrles were rip* euuuga ana
would make ber a nlc* strawberry shortcake.
"'Mother, may I go out to pick the strawberries rbr th* cake. Polly asks*
when at last soma or tbe berries were ripe enough to use.
" -Ves. dear. If you will pro.mse to put inure berries Into the pea titan tnu
yeur moutb.   There will likely be just enougb for a small cake.'
"roily trotted ont Into tne garden. My, bow nice th* fruit looked! Pally*
mouth watered so tbat she reached out, picked tb* biggest berry ami popper!
It into her mouth. Wh* neit ou* weot Into tb* pan. lt wasn't a very big nwry
•nyway.     ""-**a*fl*J*B«^ ''
"By and by ther* were no mora berries to pick. Polly had got svery an*
•t tbem. Ber face wss red, her hands war* red, aad her litti* aproa was red.
too, with berry Juice.
"After looking at ber apro* Polly picked up th* pan. It wasn't fill!: M
wasn't half full; lt wasn't even a iiuarter (ull.
"Polly's face Ml Could mother make a cake with so few berries? Thes,
•be picked some more, berries thut were balf rip* snd some tnst war* imy
turning color. Sbe dropped tbem right Into tbe pan wltb the red berries, sad
•till the pen looked rstner einpty. •-.,.     _, ;
"'Here tbey are, mother,' she ssld ss sb* banded her tbe pna.
" -Why, Polly, these berries ar* not rip*! Wby didn't you pick rip* ones-
was mothers question.
•■ -i-l-l did.' saswered Polly, -all that there were.'
" "there were a quart ot ripe berries uo tbe vines this morning.' said Polly's
" 'I ate a few,' Polly faltered, 'and 1 thought these might do for the rake.'
"Tbey won't. Indeed!' replied Polly's mother. 'Since you've bad so many
berries slresdr I think you've had quite enougb (or the present I wrm't need
te make a strawberry shortcake today. Then, probably won't b» enough rip*
perries on the vine* now for a week'
"Aad Pally bung ber head as she went off to throw the nniipe berries! -•
tbe pigs. Tbey msde a guud euoiich strawberry shortcake for them wbea
Polly tossed tbem Into tbe trough with a let of stale breed from the pentry."
Slnlstcr.—This bill was Innocent
on Its face, but beneath there lurked
a most sinister significance.
The speaker, Senator Clarke, was
discussing lr Utile Hock a measure
of which he disapproved.
The bill r..tiiiiid.nl me. In fact, he
said, of a Little Hock urchin's question. Mb question. Innocent enough
tu nppeurance, dear knows, was this:
Would you mind making a noise
like n frog, uncle?
And why? suid the uncle, with nn
amused smile, wby, Tommy, do you
desire mo to inako n nolle like a
'localise, replied the urchin, whenever I ask daddy to buy me anything
he always says, wait llii your uncle
cronks.—New York Tribune.
Pat Knows Everything
Willie—Paw, what is a    labor
i lovo?
Paw—That's when a pitcher and a
, catcher help dig a baseball out ot an
\ umpire's eye.
Has 152 Living Descendants
Henry BmallWOOd, ug> I 1. 'urmerly
employed ar a chalrmaker of High,
Wy00O.be, has l.'>* descenoants living.
Including 98 great-nranilchililren. Ii*
has a brother aged 112 and a sister
aged 80 A son, a grandson, a great*
grandson, and a great-great-graudson
are all named Henry.—London Daily
Johnny Ordered Out
You ought to havo seen Mr. Mar.
shall when ho called upon Dolly tlie
other night, remarked Johnny tn his
sister'r young man, who wus taking
tea with tho family. I tell you lie
looked fine silting there nlongslde of
her with his nrm—
Johnny! gnsiwd his sister, her faco
tbo color of a boiled lobster.
Well, so ho did, persisted Johnny
He ha.: his arm—
.lolin, screamed his mother, frnnllc.
Why, whined  the boy.  I  was—
John, Bald his father sternly, leave
the room.
And Johnny left, crying ns he went,
I was nnly going to sny lhat ho had
Ills  army  clothoB on.—Lodldl  Hoin.
For tostlng gunB safely the British
nrmy llres thein from witlun steel
i ugi s, made strong enough to catch
nvlny fragments should they burst-
•r« best for nurslnf
mothers because they do
not affect the rest of the
s/r-tem. Mlldbutsure. 25c.
a box at your druegtst'a.
N-i.iO-.ai. ••»_•> AND CHtMIC_!
CO. 0» C*,*i»ti», LIMITCD.
Church News
Baptist Churoh—Rev. J. T. Marshall, Minister, Subject for Sunday evening, "The Being that
ControlsthoUniverse." Thopastor
will preaoli eight sermons on the
Apostles Creed, The massage on
Sunday evening will be the Ilrst in
the series. Everyone is heartily
(1. P. Chapman has been appointed Superintendent of tho Methodist
Sunday School, vie.'John Robinson,
Rev. W. P. Hunt, of Sumiis
Methodist Churoh, returned from
a holiday trip to Vancouver on
Tuesday lust.
The Vnlley Ministerial Association
will meet iu the Bible ('luss room
of the Methodist Church next Monday nt lO.IMI a. m, when lhe Rev.
T. li. Harlow will continue liis review of "The RenoBconro of Faith"
the new hook by Hev. Richard
Roberts of London, Kng., which
has  aroused  Ihe  attontioil  of  the
church world,
Scouts Evans, Woodworth, Galloway, Evans ami Leary, of (lie Wesley Troup hnve passed Ihe test fnr
Second-olass Badges. The latter
two were u little weak on signaling
hut hy (he tune tlie badges arrive
they will lie able lo qualify. Rev.
Huberts, Mr. Howes nml the Scoutmasters were the official inspectors.
There was a very large number
in attendance at the union meeting
of the Young People's Union of tlie
Baptist Churoh ilnii the Epwortli
League of the Methodist Church
last Mondny evening and the meet
ing was full of interest from begin
ning to end. Miss (1. Cartmell,
First Vice-President of the Methodist Society was in charge of the
meeting. Rev. A. E. Robertsspok
a few words of welcome to the Baptist friends and called upon Hev. j.
T. Marshall to give the address.
Mr. Marshall spoke on the subject
"The Individual as a Church Builder" and the address was full of
suggestive illustrations and helpful
thought anil was listened to with
eager attention. A numlier of
young ladies of the Epwortli League
sang a chorus and the Roll Cull of
both Societies concluded the pro
Baptist Churcli—Our pastor Rev,
J. T. Marshall, B. A., has been
with us just four months. During
that time he has proved himself,
in every respect, to be both an able
pastor and preacher. Under his
leadership the work of the Church
is moving rapidly forward and soon
we feel our present building will be
too smnll fnr the demands. The
seating capacity especially in the
evening service has been taxed to
the utmost and thc sermons delivered on the "Twelve Apostles" and
lust Sunday evening on the "Virgin
Mary" have been listened to with
the keenest interest. For the following eight Sunday evenings wc
will have the pleasure of listening
to Mr. Marshall on the subject,
"The Apostles C'ceed". All nre
invited to come and worship witli
us.    (Signed)   Church Clerk.
The next meeting of tlic Ruri-
decanal Chapter of New Westminster, will be held (1). V.)  iu Chilli
wack ami Surdis, on Tuesday and
Wednesday, Sept. 10th and 11th.
The program; Tuesday, 8 p.m.—
Evensong in St. Thomas' Churoh,
Chilliwuek. Afler evensong an
address will lie given by Mr. Rose,
Secretary of the Layman's Missionary Movement. Public invited.
Wednesday, >S a. in.—Holy Communion. 10a. in.—Business meeting. Rev. R. A. Hilt*, General
Secretary of the Sunday School
Commission, will address Uie Deanery. Thu question of the organization of a Deanery branch of the
Sunday School Association will be
dealt with. The members of the
Chapter uud the delegates will be
(liken for an automobile ride nml to
Sardis for luncheon. The afternoon session will he a devotional
meeting, In he addressed by Rev.
(1. C. il'ICitsiuii, M. A., Rector of
Holy Trinity Cathedral.
Contributions lo Hospital
The following contributions were
rocolved ut the Hospital during (he
month of August: Mrs. Jackson,
box nl' plums;   I.  I>. Smith i'o.,
settee; Mrs, Duthie, flowers; Mrs.
Orr, llowcrs; Mr. W. Knight,
plums and fruit; Merchants Association, tea, coffee, cocoa, one
liiun; Mrs. Percy Burton, cut
llowcrs und ououmbers; Mrs. Polly,
flowers; Miss Morse box apples,
cucumbers; Mrs. Hltton, llowcrs,
Mr. J. Gurney, box apples, squash;
Dr. Henderson, apples; Mr. McBride, Sardis, suck potatoes, blackberries and magazines; Mrs. II,
Spicer, apples and vegetables; Mrs.
Grossman, apples; Mr. II. Holden;
vegetables. Some may not be
credited with contributions who
should be, owing to the Sii|ierintcn-
diiut, .Mrs. Wemp being away on her
holidays for tin' two weeks.
Hospital Auxiliary Meeting
The Chilliwaek Hospital Auxiliary
has a membership of seventy-four,
At the last annual meeting wc reported Sill!! on bund, since then
we have raised about i'ltiO. A
supply of linen has been nurchased
amounting to .-li". and a chicken
house built costing 843 leaving a
substantial balance on hand. The
Sardis branch of the Auxiliary has
furnished a ward and provided
screens for tlie windows. The ladies
in other outside districts although
not organized in branches hnve con
tributed generously. East Chilliwack furnished a ward, Munro
donating 116 worth of linen and we
understand that Rosedale has recent
ly raised about $100 to be used for
some sjsecial purpose. Many other
donations of necessities and luxuries
have been received nnd acknowledged through the press.
Mrs. H. Eckert, President
E. Grossman. Secretary.
Let us have the names of your
summer visitors. The Free Press
prints the news when it is news.
Regarding fruit on an overhanging tree, a recent enquiry brings in
a daily paper the following reply; —
"Owner of tree has right to the
fruit that hangs over neighbor's
property, and he mav go on that
property to pick it up. But the
neighbor also may exercise the
right to cut i ill I i in I is that overhang
his property or roots that come into
it. But he must demand their
removal before doing so. Better
agree to share the fruit."
A cluster of ('lever Juvenile Bostonians and (Inverness.
Social and Personal
Local Items
The Misses Morden were in Vuii-
■otiver a few days this week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Pelly and family
arc visiting in Seattle this week.
Mrs. W. L. Macken spent the
week end with friends at Vancouver.
Miss B. Gilbert of Winnipeg is
visiting her brother W. R, Gilbert.
W. M. Wells left last week in
company with lt.  G.   R„wat for
"Custom points.
Mrs. M. Harrison is visiting
friends at Rossland and other upper
country points,
Mrs. Frederick Borden of Vancouver is the guest of Mrs. Nnboth
Allen, Mary St.
Mrs. Peter McNiiughton of Vancouvor spent the week end in town
at tlic Empress.
Mrs. N. H. Aiming, of North
Bend, spent the week end with her
mother, Mrs. Street.
Mrs. L. F, Croft and diitignter
Miss Fisher, visited with friends
at Seattle Ihis week.
Miss E. Grafton bus accepted a
position as stenographer in M. 11.
Xelems & Co's offices.
Miss Bradley of Nova Scotia is
Iho new teacher nl the Strut hei uiu
school on Fiiiilieltl Island.
Mrs. ('. L. Mcnzies, of Vancouvor, spent the week end with Mrs.
J. II. Walker, East Chilliwack.
Miss McNiven of Vancoiivoi'.spont
the holidays with Jut sister, the
principal of Chilliwack High School.
Miss Pester and Mrs. Swain of
New Westminster were thc guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Calbick over Sunday.
Mrs. Smiley of Guelph, Out., and
Mrs. Sharp of Lacoinbe, Alberta,
were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
D. H. Day last week.
Miss Beatrice Kennedy of the B.
C. Telephone staff, has returned
from Vancouver where she spent
two weeks witli friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Hare of Michigan,
U. S., have come to Chilliwack to
reside. Mr. Hare is an experienced
dentist and has entered the office
of Dr. Davics.
Mrs. W. V. Davies will receive
on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 11,
for thc tirst time this season ami
afterwards on the second Wednesday of each month.
Mr. and Mrs. N, S. Mackenzie
and children -returned home on
Saturday from Sidney, B. C. where
Mrs. Mackenzie has lieen camping
for tlie past month.
Mrs. Marshall of Montreal joined
her husband, thc Rev. Mr. Marshall
pastor of the Baptist .Church here,
on Wednesday of this week. Mr.
und Mrs. Marshall are now living
in the Baptist parsonage.
Miss. Amy Siddall and Mr. Joe
Sidall of Tacoma, Wash., were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Siddall
lasl week. Mr. Siddall and his
brother enjoyed a tramp and mountain climb as fur as the head of
Chilliwack hike.
Mrs. D. J. Stewart, of Lilloet,
was o_)cratcd on recently at Columbian Hospital for appendicitis.
Mrs. Stewart is a sister of Mr.
Archibald, who resided here for
some time, and is known to many
here. The patient is progressing
Advertisim As A Guarantee.
When a business concern invests
a lurge sum of money in a handsome
store anil equipment for retail
merchandising, the public feels a
certain degree of oonliiienee that thc
concern Ini-gnmls worth examining.
Peoplo argue that unless they hail
established a reputation fur fair
dealing ami unless they had goods
thai Ihey knew IiIh.I a need, thev
would not dull- spend so much
money. Advertising, likewise, nets
as a guarantee of substantial business
character.    When  a   linn    spends
money frcly on this necessary form
of saleniiinship, lhe public concludes
that it must have goods hack of it
that hnve demonstrated their worth,
or the linn would not huve set apart
this sum of money for selling them
through the newspapers. A concern
that does not advertise impresses
public us merely an experiment.
The fact that it may have been iu
existence for many years does not
help it very much. The public nmy
even look at mere existence for a
long term of years as a disqualification, indicating preference for old
time methods, It takes advertising
to prove that you have confidence
in your goods.
L.F.Cioft, at Mee Studio for photos
For photos at Chapman's—phone
The Municipal Council meets tomorrow.
No fruit will be taken in at tlie
Cannery on Saturday.
J. Knight A Co. for nil kinds of
breakfast foods, fresh in.
County Court is lieing held today.   There is a heavy docket.
To Let—Rooms suitable for
offices; apply to II. J. Barber.
See S. A. Parsons big announcement in the Free Press to-day.
Ice creiini in nil the popular
forms and flavors at Johnson's.
Where is the live up-to-date
woman who does not road advertising?
Before ynu go awny telephone 7!l
and let if appear in tho Free Pi'obs
as news.
Coi'dwootl for side nt $8.00 per
cord, delivered. City Transfer Co.,
Phone 40.
Board and i in for gent Ionian or
for two school students; apply W.
Ahhott, nt Parker's.
Matinee of moving pietures ut
the Lyric Thontro every Saturday
afternoon at 3.80.
Ladies' Bicycle fnr sale—As gnod
as now .cushion frame,coaster brake,
apply Miss L. Morden, phono II.
Matinee of moving pictures at
the Lyric Theatre every Saturday
afternoon at 8.80.   Admission 10c,
For Side—on easy terms, what is
known us the Bent place, Fairlield
Island, in whole or in part. Geo.
Matinee of moving pictures at
thc Lyric Theatre every Saturday
afternoon at 8.30.    Admission 10c.
Until further notice no Iruit will
lie taken in at thc Cannery on Saturday.   J. H.  Ashwell,  Manager.
J Knight _ Co. for horse and
cattle feed, hen anil chick food.
Big car just arrived from the mills.
Chas. Parker spent the week end
on business at thc coast cities.
They have arrived! What?
Those cushion tired McLaughlin
buggies. Maynard _ Murphy,
Main street.
To rent on shares—Half acre of
poUtoes; berries, blaokborries ami
garden truck. Apply Win. Balance
near Chilliwack Creamery.
Cliff. Macken, of Vancouver, is
on a visit to his brothers W. L.
Macken, city and J. H. Macken,
Don't fail to drop in nud sec
those new Mc Laughlin cushion tired
buggies, and our special line ot fencing.    Maynanl & Murphy, Main St.
Tlic alterations lieing made to
Parker's clothing store are approaching completion anil Mr. Parker will
occupy thc old stand about the lirst
of the week.
(lo to J. Knight & Co. for the
Best Flour. Wo guarantee Royal
Standard and Mighty Fine. Ten
grades to choose from. Pastry unequalled.
"Am sorry, Mr. Editor, I cannot
give you any advertisement; 1 am
troubled with heart disease, nnd my
physican suys I must quit advertising so that I can havo absolute quiot
and rest."
I/1 gal thick shooting liegan nn
Monday, several local 111 111 rods testing their skill. The weather was
rather unfavorable anil no large
bags have liocii reported.
"Facing the Music" will un-
dotibtdoly prove tho greatest sucess
of tiie local amateur players. Reserve your goats early nt McManus'
stoic for Sept. lll-'-'O-'Jl.
Poor iilil Smith certainly "gels
his" at the Opera house. Fair
nights, in "Facing the Music."
W. M. antl Qoorgo Banford, W.
Bnrrilt W. Xevurd mul left Saturday for Calgary lo attend lbc Stampede. Mr.Biirritt will purchase a
bunch of stock.
Born—on Aug. 29, lo Mr. and
Mrs, J, X. Shortt, a son,
W. E, Flummcrfclt, (chairman)
anil George Dyke, members of the
Vancniiver City School Board accompanied by Architect X. A, Leech,
spent Tuesiiay in Chilliwack looking
into thc manlier in which Chilliwack
schools aro conducted and getting a
a few pointers from the construction
of the new High School.
Whether you are black or white,
Swat the Hies;
Whether you arc stout or slight,
Swat the flies.
Whether you are young or old,
Whether you are hot or cold,'
Even if you're shy or bold,
Swat the flies.
Swat the flies where'er you go,
Swst 'cm high and swat 'cm low.
Give each one a stilling blow
"J'wix the eyes.
Don't let ono escape your aim,
Get right in the swatting game,
Swat, oh, swat, you'll get no blame
Swat the flics.
Whether you arc short or tall,
Swat the flies;
Whether you arc big or small,
Swat the flics.
Whether you're abroad, at home,
tin thc feath'cry crested foam,
Anywhere you chance to roam,
Swat the Hies.
Swat flu- fly wilh all ymir might,
Swat him left ami swat him right,
Swal him tinv and swat  llllll   nighl
Till ho dies.
Kill him when he,s on the run,
Shoot him with your deadly gun,
When you've killed him, ev'ry one,
Thor'll bo Hies.
Particular Printing
is the only kind produced by our presses
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% Two  Preparations  of Real
* Merit.   Try them.
Z    Ask for a Sample of
t   Our Perfumes
Reliable ni.n with soiling
itliility and some knowledge
of the fruit Inisiness or Nursery Stock, to represent ns
in British Columbia as loeal
and general agents.
Liberal   inducements   and
permanent position for the
right men.
The Fontbill Nurseries
(Established is;'?.
* —
itnombor — Under our
Better Prices
j H. J. BARBER. \
. I
We Imve n new anil up-to-date
iiliuil with tlie latest tuelliuls for all
kinds of Cleaning, Hying ami Pressing.    Kx.icrt help fnr all branches.
NiM'cinl attention will lie given tnnll
Mail anil Kxiirc.. .inters fr.sua Cliilliwnck ami die Valley. We solicit atrial.
428 9th AVE. W.. VANCOUVER
All nnrtk-fl fitting monoy to YV. B.
Ttvnholiii, of Chilliwack, are hervhy
notilU .1 tlmt all cliGqiicfl an* to l_- made
out to 0. T. Mellattie, Asflignco ami all
monies j.ai.l to the Ajnlffnpc. at tltostotv,
in Chilliwack. It* paid to anyone else
they will lx1 liable miller the law to pay
for same the •*• ml time.
®fa $LHantmrfc
THE STANDARD la the N'atlnnnl
Weekly Newspaper of llie |i.,iiiini..ii
i.f Canada, lt la national In all Its
It uses the most expensive engrav-
Iiiks. procuring the pliulosrnpliB from
nil over Uie world.
lis articles are carefully selected and
Us editorial policy Is thorouKiily
A subscription In The Standurd
ci. tn $2.00 ptr yoar to nny undress In
t'niiuilii nr Ureal Britain.
TRY IT FOR 1912!
. Montreal Standard Publishing Co.,
Ll-mittd, Publishers. ,
Appreciate the Cheering, Comforting qualities uf our superior
Teas mul Coffees, the best on the
market. Their excellent quality
makes them thi' most economical
to use, because n smnll quantity
produces as good results as, or
lietter thun, the cheaper grades,
nml vet our uni a N arc not at nil
liie.li iii priee. Hut you will Iind
tliey arc money savors in actual
Lillie's Special .'1 pounds Ceylon
Ten $1.00
Lillie's Special !i pounds  Cevlnn
Tea - $1.75
Lillie's S.x'ciul   1 pound Ceylon
Tea -        -       40c.
Order Preserving Peaches now
$1.15 per Case.
s Cash Grocery
Phone 10
r secured:
In nil countries. Aik for our l..vr;NTOB,S
ADVISEB, which will bo sent fits.
M. lltlmiltyHCorJ!C-rtirinlS*,M-*_Ml'
Tlio Cliilliwnck Creamery
Ice ('renin Dopartmont is
turning out a First ('luss
quality of goods.
Picnics, Socials,
etc., supplied
Phone 100
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