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 Vol. 1;
SI'USCIlll'TION PRICE 11.00 I'K.II Vl',.,11
A.  ll.Mllil-.ll
is nml Proprietor
No. 1*2
Horie Races Off.
The horse races which were announced lo lie held here on .1 tint- 1\
and 'I'i, will not lake place, owing
lo ihe failure of those Interested lo
eonie lo terms.
Will Mite for Silver
,1. M. Williams, wim is largely
lutorosted in the MoGllllyrnry
Mountain Mines Co. Ltd., coniidor-
iihle of the slock sif which is held
locally, lell yesterday with a mining
outfit ami party of miners for thel
silver lielils, mul will begin oporo-
tions ou arrival, The initios ure'
looalod in llie llridgc lllvor Country
west ot  llie   l.illoiiel inel are  very
Tl Picnic il Chilliwaik
The local Lodge of  tlie  Inilepen-'
dent Foresters bus r Ivod  word to
the elTect tliat   u   liig  cxi'iiisiim   of
lhe Vancouver brolliern will visit
Cliilliivack on .Inly III. 'I'he local
Foresli'i's iiiv enthusiastic over the
prospect of having a coiipla of
thousand Vancouver peoplo a- guests
and already nrrangomonts aro under
wny for giving Uie visitors n hearty
welcome and u real good time, j
The picnic will probably he held a!
Recreation Park.
CUUwuk's New H«h School.
At a mooting of the City School]
Board hold on Monday evening llr9
tenders for excavating for tlie found- j
ation of fhe New High School wero
opened. There were live lenders, as|
follows: Robinson Bros. s}'j.-,(|; I
Stanley Ridorf>199; II. Birkinshaw
1190; John Mol 1*155;  Ernest
Trelhcwey $150. After discussion
the tender of Mr. Trethowey for;
8150 was accepted and the work was
commonced on Tuesday. H.J. Barber, Chairman of the Board turned
the tirst sod.
Ti SpokI Ike Mut; Here.
For the.information of any who
may hot Know or ssf those who have
lieen misinformed, llie Colonial Oil
Company positively agres's to use the
local money subscribed in the proposed development of the Chilliwack I
Held, exclusively. The company
also agrees tn spend {60,000 and any
additional capital which may be required for drilling, construction etc.
We have read n copy of tlie agreement and the foregoing is a brief
statement of the agreement as pertaining to Ihe expenditure! of tlie
local capital.
A Cms* Meelis*
AIkhiI fssrly ladies ami two brave
men attended the regular meeting of
the Women's Institute on Tuesiiay
afternoon. Soma special attraction
seemed to have brought mil added
numbers. How ever the meeting
was an especially interesting one,
Mr. Bowes giving a very entertaining paper on M.uk Twain, and Mrs.
Harry Hall and Mrs. Suart giving
practical demonstrations of Iheir
ability I., make ihe most delicious
of salads. Mrs. II. ,I. Barber was
presented wiih a Limoges may-
Oliaisso bowl as lhe winner of the
lirst prize in the dinner menu contest whii'h was luld early in lhe
year, and lhe secretary Mi's. Day
was also presented wilh a very
lovely bouqliol of roses and fern  ns
a llttlo tokon of appreciation of nil
her work for the Institute. Two
momborshlp cards were given the
press so Ihnl altogether it was a
generous ami happy mooting on
Tuesday afternoon.
Fn-et-m AtteM* Chuck
Thomombors of Court Chilliwack,
No. 4115,    [lldopondont    Order of
Porostors, attended divine service in
the Melhnilisl church lusi Sunday
evening in commenioralion of lhe
88th, anniversary of the founding of
their Order. Owing to' various
CallSOS there was mil a very large attendance of members, buUhouhurch
was wtll tilled by an interested
audience. The choir rendered an
appropriate anthem, and n duet by
Miss r*. Orr and Miss I. Knight was
greatly appreciated. The Rev. A.
K. Roberts preached a sermon on
the Fnthirliooil of Qotl and the
Brotherhood of man, and s|mke of
the good work accomplished liy Ibe
Foresters iu relieving distress and
helping lhe widow and orphan, during the years of its existence
Matinee of moving pictures at
the Lyric. Theatre every Saturday
afternoon at 8,80.   Admission llki.
Chilliwaek Fair dates nroSeplom-
bor19 to Jl.
Od to Camp at Victoria
The lOltli Roglmonl ami Bund
will leave to-inoi'i'ow morning for
annual camp which will he held ut
Victoria lliis year. Some members
of the Company let'! to-day lo make
necessary preparations, 'I'lie men
will return -Inly '-'.
Will Help the Soldiers
D. Company of the 10'Ih Regiment are much Indebted I.i the
ganorosily of the following merchants for lhe list of donations
published below.   S. Johnson, KKi
cones, one call of    ice    01*00111,     S.
Trelliewcy Iwosnekspotatoes; Lillias
Cash Store, lOlhsjam; Palrrall throo
eases pop; Soiillis Bakery, i'Jilo/en
lilins; .1. Wilson, Siiuias two sai ks
poiiilni's; Cliilliwnck Creamery one
linx liuller; AshvtolPs Dept. Store,
one cuse tomatoes; Barrett .v Banford,   liologoe;    llovell's   Bakory
lulus iiiiii cukes; lOilciilnink Creaiu-
i'V.v , one ease of coin; (III it Atkins,
ono caso ornngns, Cliilliwnck  Meat
Supply Co., II liis liologni", The
Cliilliwnck Bowling alley, fruit,
Musical Examinations.
Tlie following pupils o.l Mr. Then.
.1. Mutton. I.. A. IL, were successful
iii the examinations held recently
in this city hy tlie Royal Academy
ol' Music ami llie Royal College of
Music, I ..ut.! England. Primary;
Kilrie Boucher, Vovn Eckert, Doro-
I li v Kipp, Charles Malcolm and S.
Woodworth. (Piano) Elementary:
Orville Boucher, (Piano) Alice Hill
(Singing) Clifford Woodworth,
(Violin). Lower: MargaretJackson
.nul Mary Josporson, (Piano).
Intermediate: Helen (I. Chadsey,
(Piano only). The above is a partial list, full returns not being yet
Pupils Are Well Trained
Tuesday afternoon Chairman Barber ami Trustee,>J. E. Harrison, of
the  Sel 1   Board   invited   S.    A.
Cawley, M. I'. P., Mayor Waddington, A. A. Cruickshanks, ami the
Free Press to visit the public School.
The delegation was nsked lo lake up a
position at one end of the .school
grounds while with oul previous
warning Mr. Barber sounded the firo
gong. The result was a revolution to
the visitors. Almost instantly the
scholars appeared iu perfect order
at the exits and at a smart slop
vacated the building ami formed in
divisions on the school grounds.
Tils' whole proceeding was the acme
of Order ami decorum, there was
not the slightest evidence of confusion or oxoitcmont,   while   lbc
longth of  lime  required   from   Ihe
moment the gong   was   sounded
until OVOry eliilsl was clear of lhe
building was jusi forty-live seconds.
At the order of Principal Calvert
lho children returned to tholr separate rooms ill the same orderly
fashion ami in II few minutes were
again busy at tlieir lessons. Six
rooms Were in session. III.' kindergarten ami primary rooms having
hseii dismissed previously. Thodele-
galion then visited lhe eight class
rooms, Chilliwack people may well
he proud of Iheir Puhlie School.
Each room hears evidence of a
splendid system of education which
is lieing imparled in the three hundred and leii pupils now on the
roll. The class nsnms are spacious,
well ami properly lighted, ami are
llttod witli good boards and n line
equipment of maps, and olher
CSSOntillls, while each teacher on
the slalt is espoolnlly adapted for
llie grade of work he or she is asked
In leach. Though (he day was
hoi all lbc rooms were well venli-
h.lc.l ami comparatively cool with
lho exception of ono, which owing
to its location of did mil have as
gnnd a clreulnl ion of air as the others.
The halls and rooms were remarkably clean and tidy, dust and any
careless  arrangement  of   Issoks or
equipment woro conspicuous l.y their
absence. The piny grounds aro largo
ami iu ll few years, lhe rows of trees
will ulToril ahiinilant shade. The
City has a Board of Trustees wbo
make a study of the educational
needs, ami Iheir deeds as. may bo seen
hy any one who wishes lo visit Ihe
school, is proof of Ihis, and the
fact enlists the eoulidence ami support of Ihe citizens in any educational program the Hoard may submit, an instance of which, was Ibe
big vole  given recently for tlio new
High Sel I lo cost about S5(),(HH),
the lirst sod of which wns turned on
Tuesday nftornoon. The Trustees
oxpeot to have lhe uew building
ready for occupancy early in Jan-
111117 of next year.
Soldiers Parade lo Churcli
The members of tlie Ml It It Regimen! led h.v ilie Band paraded from
Recreation Park In St. Thomas'
church on Sunday morning, when
Ihey participated in regular Divine
Service, Rev. Canon IlinelililTe
delivering the address, The Militia
and Band presented n very smurl
appearance whicli rolleotod on both
men and officers,
Chilli waek Cullece of Music.
A syllabus will shortly be issued
for tho session 1912—1918 of The
Cliilliivack College of Mnsic(!'rilici-
Ipill Theo. .1. Hulloo I.. A. II.) In
slrii.'lion will lie given in lhe following subjects! llrgiin, piano, violin,
.viola,   singing,   elocution,   theory,
counterpoint  ami   harmony.   Ar-
I rangeiiieiits will possibly be made
i also for all instructor in brass in-
slriuueiils. Examinations will lie
held yearly by the Associated Hoard
lof the Royal Academy of Music and
Ithe Royal Col lege of Music, London,
England. The Chilliwaek College
of Music, therefore, will have the
benefit of the highest standard test
of musical ability known to the
world to day, as these famous institutions exact the highest efficiency. The patron of thc Assncial-
Icd Hoard is His Majesty King George
V; and II. It. 11. the Duke of Can]
naught, Govornor General of Canada
is President of the Royal Academy |
of Music, and, it is hoped, will graciously consent to distribute the I
year's certificates to successful
students at Vancouver, Efforts will
Ise made to give students the bene-
lit isf united practice in part-singing, in orchestra playing and in
operatic performances. It is hoped
that this enterprise will he sufficiently supported by the musical community to enable it tn develop speedily into a notable institution, lt
is desirable that all who intend to
benelit by next year's examinations
should oonimHiucaU^,<_sooii liijjj
possible wilh the Principal.
The rural council met in regular
session on Saturday, acting Reeve
I Evans in tho ehair, and disposed of
considerable municipal business.
. Coun. Brett was appointed to
have Francis-Henderson ditch
completed if all things were satisfactory to him, and Coun. Marrs
was appointed to lot contract, lo
Win. Chapman for work necessary
lo liuisli Grieg rond.
The sum of 825  was  allowed  to
I upended on tho MeConnell road
to lill in a big slide, this amount
lo he taken out of sum allowed for
gravelling, Chas. I In Wt home agreeing to do tlie same for the said
amount when grading.
The engineer was instructed to
give the centre lines on the Gibson
road from tho Prairie Central road
I to the McGuiro rond, nnd on Linden* rood from McGuiro mad to lho
the mountain, and on the Keilh-
I Wilson road from lhe south easl
j corner of the Watson property west
half a mile.
Geo. IC. Chadsey  was appointed
: overseer of thc ditch ou the  Chilliwack Central road  with  power to
j make nt ssary purchases.
Reeve was Instructed lo enquire
; into tbe case of Mr. Vantier, an
| inmate of the Chilliwack Hospital,
las to the liabilities of Ihe case and
'to interview thc Mayor of the city
jas council thoughl Ihe case one of
I join) responsibility.
Reeve and Clerk Were authorized
to sign chequo for 118,000 lo pay
otf Debentures of the Rig Prairie
Drainage scheme due in July.
Clerk was instructed to refund all
surplus money in connection with
lliis scheme
Clerk was Instructed t" write
Telephone Co., not lo have wiring
done ou Gibson road until centre of
road bad been given, also to notify
|ll. Roberts to have thistles cut on!
I propel ty between Norman Richards j
land G. Webb's old place, and to
]have the cotton wood trees along'
(he road cut down, owing to danger:
lo trallic from falling limbs. j
Overseers were Instructed to hnyo
all thistles and burdocks cut by.
property owners, ami if not out by
July, to havo same done and charged iigains! tho'property, The B.C.I
E. It., Ih.'C. X. It. and the Indian1
Agent will also bo mililied in Ibis'
respect a culling of tha noxious
First avenue I/ioul Improvement
By-law wns read three times nnd
will be finally passed nt the next
meeting o( the Council July (!.
Local Items
Free Press Printing Pleases.
Parasols on Suli—at  Ashwells.
L.P.Ciofi.al Moo Studio for photos
For photos at Chapman's—phone
\V, .1. Glanville was in Vnncouver lliis Week.
P. Semitic returned home from
Edmonton last week.
Trunks,Sllll Cases and Hand Hags
Huv Ihem at Ashwells.
S|H's'ial Sale of Men's Soils al 8I'2.
See them at Ashwells.
Clearing Sale, iu Men's and Hoys'
Straw Hats al Ashwells.
1). It. McLennan ivns a passenger
lo tho coast ou Tuesday.
C. E. Eckert was a business visitor lo Victoria this week.
Wanted—Energetic man to work
on dairy farm.    Phone R llii".
Telephone 49 for all express and
dray work; City Transfer Co.
To    LET—Rooms    suitable     for j
offices; apply lo 11. J, Harlier.
Ice cream in all the popular
forms and flavors al Johnson's.
The B. C. E. I!, painters are redecorating the Chilliwack station.
A, C. Hummer and Sam Pugh
were passengers to the coast on Friday.
Clearing Sale Prices in Ladies' and
Children's Summer Hals, nt Ashwells.
Hoard and Room—apply to Mrs.
Mo.lrcl.iw, Mr. Giles' cottage, Mary
HELP Wanteii—male ami female,
apply Chas. F. Smith at Chilliwack
All sizes in stock of Summer Vests
for Ladies and Childern. Buy them'
at Ashwells.
All coal and wood orders receive j
prompt attention. Phone 49. City!
Transfer Co.
A special discount sale of Ladies'
Spring ami Summer Suits is now mi j
The macadamizing of Young road
north has been completed ami Westminster stl I is now receiving attention.
A. E. .McLane has sold Iwenly
acres of lhe II. F. Jones eslnlo on the
Cnssi'luian Road lo n   Westminster
I'si'iil A' Gnoillaiiil have  sold one
acre ami house ui Knlghl rood station, owned by flcorgo Knight, to
Geo. Carter,
Read the many advantages of the
Dain tone man I liny loader iu llie
lldvt. of tlie Chilliwaek Implement
and Produce Cn,
Ma.vniiril it' Murphy liiipleiuenl
men have a change of ndvt. in tlic
Free Press to-day. The famous Mc
Liinghein buggie is advertised.
The Chilliwack Meal am! Supply
Co, have their ice manufacturing
plant in operation to deliver ice to
any part of the City;phone No. (IS,
Great Reduction in Millinery—All
hats trimmed and untrininieil must
lie sold to make room for next season's goods at Miss Hoylo's opposite
lo post office.
Dr. Lanilmrt of Westminister, eye
ear, nose and throat specialist, will j Eel_srt Thisi week
he nn Chilliwack al room •"• I bill
block, Saturday from one to live.
Glasses fitted.
The Misses Elliot ,,f Matsqui woro
tho week I gnosis of Mrs.   J.   |„
E. A. Wells of Surdis wns u visitor lo   Harrison   Ib.t   Springs  this
Mrs. Hamilton llnmsay ami
Master Polo were iu Vancouver lu-l
Mrs. Wintors of Vuncouvor is n
guest nl lhe homo ..f Mrs. W.
Miss Kims ol Hamilton. Ont., is
"isiting her sister Mi-. W. I..
Mrs. R, .1, Mcintosh is attending
llie convention of W. F. M. s. in
W. Boor lefl on Friday mi an interesting trip to Ids former home in
the old lainl.
Miss  Leah Qillanders   of   Xew
Westminster  College   is  In.me   for
her vacation.
EWarl and Hal. Henderson of
Columbian College are home t'"r
lhe vacation.
cutting her sister Mr-. Chauuce) E.
nf Van.
at W. T. Rolfe's.
Foil Sale—Second hand top buggy in good condition, at low price,
apply phone It Uil.
.1.11.Howes and Then. J. Hultmi
are among the new advertisers in
the Free Press to-day.
Light and heavy draying handled
with care and promptness, City
Transfer Co., phone 49.
Mr. 11. R. Walker, East Chilliwack had thc misfortune to lose a
valuable horse last week.
Berry crates for shipping and
local use are advertised in this issue
by the Chilliwack Planing Mills.
City Transfer Co. have tlieir office
with the Chilliwack Luul and Development Co., on Young street,
Por Sale—A ladies driving horse,
quiet and well broken, four years
old.  Apply nl tlie Free Press office.
Matinee of moving pictures at
the Lyric Theatre ovory Saturday
afternoon at 8,80.    Admission lllc.
Matinee of moving pictures at
Ihe Lyric Theatre every Saturday
afternoon nt 8,80.   Admission 10c.
Men's Negligee Shirts, elcganl
range lo choose from, at 81.00,11,26
81.50,81.75. See them ut Ashwells.
Fun Sale—Pony for riding or
driving 7 years old, Xo, !l McClary
cook slove with reservoir. Phone
It 172.
One Skipworth wns up before
Magistrate McGillivruy on Tuesday
charged with obtaining money under
false pretences and sent was down for
trial. The man is said to have disposed of n horse on which there was
a clutttle mortgage.
The fire chief asks that people
refrain from throwing paper in the
passago way to post oiliee. On
Wednesday evening a quantity of
paper was ignited presumably by a
cigarette stub lieing thrown between
thc walk and Mrs. Hustpit's building and was getting a flbod start
when noticed,
Did you read the opening chapters
of the new story in tlic Free Press
in last issue? "The Key of Yesterday" is the title and you should not
miss reading it.
('has.Kerr, Cheam, has commenced the erection of a tine burn lo replace the one destroyed by lire last
fall. Messrs. Nichol and Stringer
are doing tlie work.
Mr. Thorpe nnd family of Van-
ciitiver.hnvc taken up their residence
in the city. Mr. Thorpe lias secured a piisition as head sawer at the
Chilliwack Planing Mills.
Owing to difficulties that have
arisen I wns unable to tnke over tbe
stock of W. H. Tronholm as announced. The sale hns come to nothing.    G. P. ClIAMIIElll.lX.
The annual Garden Party of the
Methodist Church, Cheam, will be
held on the  Church  grounds on | of Mrs. A. D. Clarke, *.
Tuesiiay evening June 26.   Refreshments and program provided.
Mrs. L, A. Tliornti.il spent
Tuesday Ihegucsl "!' Mr. Tin.niton's
brother at Sumas.
Mrs. Isaac Kipp returned on
Friday from an extended visit with
Vancouver friends.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Milton iirr. of
East Huruaby spent Sunday with
Cliilliwnck friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Smith "f Lul-
ner, are tlie guest- of Mr. and M:'-.
Chas. Kerr of Cheam.
Mrs. W. 11. Xesbitt ami e___MO
of Xew Westminster are visiting
Mrs. G. W. Chadsey.
Mrs. Haley ot Vancouver mm tin-
week ond guest of her sister Mrs. VV.
II. Siddall, Spndiua Ave.
Mrs. S. Ma.xiun ..f ffivntoo,
Wash., is visiting her -ister Mrs. C.
Barnes, Fairfield [stand.
Mrs. W. Kipp uinl .laughter
Velum of Vancouver are the  r;.-i •
At the last meeting of the Board
oi Trade, Mr. D.P.Dunn, Engineer
in charge of the 11. C. Electric Substation, gave an interesting and instructive paper on Electricity,
Mr. Southerns has beei, appointed Scoutmaster of Tms.p N... I in
place ,.f Mr. T. A. C. C.Uins.
Miss D. K. Lawrenre has accepted
a |iositisin in Vancouver and left on
Thursday to Ix-gin work there.
Mrs. Winters, of Vancouver, :.-
the guest of Mr. ami Mr-. Wm.
Knight ami other friends this week.
Wanted—Board and room for
llirce respectable men, by Sunday
June 28; not over 8(1 per week, and
tho privilege of barn lo keep horse      Messrs. Robert and John Smith,
iii nights; apply box'JO, Free Press, „f |jal|m.ri were visitors at thebj me
      ,     ..      , lof Mr.and Mrs. Chas Kerr, Cheam
lho City is advertising the pro-!
posed construction of cement walks I    Erqcst Webb, of Royal Oak, son
on   Woodbine   ave.,     Gore    avo., [of Mr. .ind Mi's. Chas. \V. Webb,
Spadina ave.. College street  and spent Sunday and Monday in ('hii-
West mi .stor avo., in the Fi Press
Ihis week
S. A. Parsons has tendered   his
Miss M. Xewby is home for the
vacation lifter spending the winter
resignation as president <>f lhe Chii- at Columbian College, New West-
liwaek Hand.    Mr. Parsons was one j hlinslor.
of the piomotcrs of the organi-alion Ml. .„„, Mr, ElHoU of Vancouver
ami has been president for a iium- „.,,,,, tll8 ,v,.,.k enu ,,,,,,.1. of Mr. and
bor or years. , m,.s j0|in \A,.ir). anu ot\m Kairliel.l
Tho local Knight* of Pythias are lBlllnd Mm**-
planning a visit to Rosedale  for     Mr. ami Mrs. j    Robinson,
Thursday next when a meeting will lwon| (,, \'ai uver  lo day,   where
be held in 111" Orange   hall,   lo   be tltev will meet   sonic   friends   fnuu
followed by a lunch at Mrs. Sinners'
Hotel, and will opon I'1 men over
twenly-one interested iu fraternal
After having touched lhe lowest
the Old Country.
Miv. It. .1. Douglas is attending
the convention .sf the W. F. M. S.
.sf the Presbyterian church in Vancouver lliis week.
points touched In Juno for at least     .. ., ,.,.
.seventeen years, which is as far back L H' !''   ' •"""'"" , °     ' *™">*h<
as records go,   the  river is   rising P«M' l>„ f**J* .„°    ' ll.ml"?"
again. On June 12 the gauge at
Mission registered eighteen inches
in the previous three days.
brothors ami other  friends in  the
valley this week.
Mr ..I. •!. Calloway of Edmonton,
Insiss'clor of Alberta and B. ('.
Branches visited thc local Branch of
the Merchants Hank last week.
Mr. E. Newton .lory who is well
I. B. HcwerofChca... isalBanirl!;n",w",.:;,,l1l''M,!7|:fnv f"lks ,*"
., s  ,.,„ 1. in the (.ily last week iu connection
tins week.
Mrs. Dulhie is visiting friends iu
Rosslanil Ibis week.
Social and Personal
Capt, and Mrs. Garvic lefl on a
trip to Alaska, Tuesday
Mrs. Harry Hall will not rcolovo
this month or again till fall.
Mr, and Mrs.  S.  L,   Hodgins
s|ient the week end in  Vancouver.
wiih the Confederation Life Co.
Tlioso who took part in the cantata "Eva" smiii' timo ;ig<>, were
the guests of Mrs, J. Cartmell on
Tuesday evening on a  launch  ride
from Mrs. Cnrtmells down to the
landing and around lhe river home.
The weather was particularly good
for such au outing and the evening
wns thoroughly enjoyed, CHILLIWACK   FREE   PRESS
lopyrlghl  MHO*}
I.My W. J. Watt & Company
CHAPTER  ll.   (Continued)
" 'ii is bo nominated in the bond.'
Tin* cabin Is ovor there- sum.* twenty
uni,'*-.* He pointed "ii" across the t'ar-
il).>si dim ridge to the south, "It is
iiiiioi!.:; hills whore bul to-morrow ynu
shall see for yourself!"
"To-morrow?" There was n touch
<>i' anxious Imsto In tho Inquiry.
"Are ymi bo Impatient?" smiled
Saxon  wl LH mi bis host, iiini .ni
his forehead wero bends ot pursplra-
li.m though tho breeze across the hilltops   wns   frosh   with   lh mini;   nl'
evening. Ills nnswor brolio Crom his
lips wuh ih" abruptness of nn oxcla-
"M> Ood, mah, I'm In panic!"
•ni.- Kentucklnn looked up in surprise, and his banlorlng smile vanish-
.'ii. iSvldenlly, ho was talking wiih n
mun who was Buffering some stress nf
emotion, and thai man was his friend,
(*'..r   a   in-.in. Ill,   SnXOII   Stood   rigidly.
1.1..kin--; nway wiih drawn brow, thon
in- began with a shorl Inugh in which
thoro was no vestige of mirth:
"When two men meel and find themselves congenial companions/' he sai.l
Blowly, "there need be nu questions
asked.   We mot in a Mexican hut."
Steele nodded.
"Then," went on Saxon, "wo discovered ;i common lovo ut painting. That
was enough, wasn'l it ?"
Steele again bowed  his assent.
"Very well." Th.- greater painter
spoke with th.- painfully slow control
ul' nn*' whu has taken himself in hand,
selecting tone and words tu safeguard
against any betrayal intu sudden out-
hurst. "As long as. it's merely you and
1, Qeorge, wt* knuw enough of each
other. When it becomes a matter uf
meeting your friends, your own people,
ymi force mc to tell you something
■■why?" Steele demanded, almost
holly. "I don't ask tny friends far
references or honds!"
Saxon smtit'd, but persistently repented;
"You imt in.' in Mexico, seven
months ago. What, in God's name, dn
you know about me?"
Tin- other looked up, surprised.
"Why.   I   know."   li*'  said.   "I   know
 "   Then, suddenly wondering what
la- did knuw, he Stopped, and added
lamely: "1 know thai you are a landscape painter of national reputation
ami a damned good fellow."
"And, aside from that, nothing,"
come tho quick response. "What I
am oa the side, preacher, porch-climber, bank-rohber—whatever 'ise, you
don't know." The speaker's voice was
"What do yon mean?"
"1 mean lhal, hefore you present me
to your friends, lo sueh people for
example- well   BUCtl   people    UH    I   met
to-day- you have the right to ask
and tin- unfortunate part of it is that,
when you ask, I can't answer."
"Vou mean - " th" Kentucklan
halted In perplexed silence.
"I mean," said Saxon, forcing his
words, "thai Ond Almighty only knows
wh*. I am, or where 1 came from. I
(if    all    tin*   mon    Steele   bad    ever
known, Saxon had struck him. through
months of Intimacy, as ihe most nor
mali Si>ne and cleanly constituted. Eccentricity was alien to hhn. In the
same measure thai ail bis physical
bents were straight and clean-cut, so
be had heen mentally a contradiction
uf ihe morbid and Irrational. The
Kentucklan waited In open-eyed as-
tonlshment, gating at the man whose
own words had just convicted him of
the   wildest   Insanity.
Sax.-n went . n. and even now, in tin1
fa<e ut self-convictlon of lunacy, his
words fell coldly logical:
"1 have talked lo you of my work
and m.v travels during the past five
rn* six years. I have told you that 1
was a cow-puncher on a Western
range; ihat l drifted East, and took
up nrt. I'ld I ever tell you one word
of my life prior to that? Do you know
of a single episode ur instance preceding these few fragmentary chapters?
Uo you know who, i.r what I wan seven
years ago?"
Stoele was dazed. I lis eyes were
studiously fixed on the gnarled roots
an.l twisted bole of a scrub oak lhat
hung over the edge ,.f things with
stubborn ami distorted tenacity.
"No." he heard tiie other say, "you
don't, ami I don't."
Again, there was a pause. The sun
was setting at tlieir hacks, but off to
ihe east the hills were bright In the
reflection that ihe western sky throw
across tin- etrcle of Ua- horizon. Already, somewhere below them, a prematurely    tuneful    whip-. i u ill    was
sending out its night call,
She].- took,,i up. and saw the throat
.,r th" othor work convulsively, though
ih- lips grlmlj h* id th- s.-i contradictory smile,
"The very name 1 wear Is the name,
nol of my family, hul of my race. R,
A. Saxon, Robert Anglo Saxon nr Roberl Anonymous Saxon lake your
.■hoi,, i touk Uni because I felt that
I was nut stonllng it."
■Co oil." prompted Steele,
"Vuu have hoard or those sin.nne
practical Joke, which Nature sometimes ii"t often, only when she is pre-
lernatnrnlly cruel—plays on mon. Thoy
havo pathological names tor it. I behove    loss   if memory?"
Steel.- only nodded,
•■I told you timi l mde tin- range on
the Anchor-cross outfit. I 'ihi not tell
you why. li was bocauBo the Anchor-
cross tools me In Whon I was a man
without Identity, I don't know why I
was In the Rocky Mountains. I don't
know  what  occurred there,  hut   I do
know that I was picked up In a paSfl
wllh a fractured skull. I bad been
stripped almosl naked, Nothing was
i.ft as a dew to Identity  except this
Saxon handed the other a rusty key,
evidently fitting an old-fashioned luck.
"I always carry that wlib me, I
don'l know where it will flt a door, or
1 lhal door. I only
iti a fashion the key
y past,  thai the lock
whal    lies    he!
kia>W    lhal    ll
lhal  can  open
which it  liis bars me off from all my
life excopl a fragment
ally slipped
■   1   wear on
fresh  when
That,   also,
Steele      llieehatlh
thing, and Saxon i
it ha. It Into liis pi
"I know, loo. thi
mj rlghl hand «
those many other:
belongs to the celled years.
■■Some cell of .memory was prosjed
upon by a splinter nf bono, some microscopic   atom   of   braln-tlssuo   was
disturbed    and   life -was  eras..I.   1   was
an interesting medical subject, and was
taken to specialists who tried methods
Of   BUggCBtl
filed     till*    Wl
made   lum  fond  of providing foreign
notables to glvo color to his entertainments,
Mr, Bellton was at heart the poseur,
inn   lie   was   also   tho   fighter.       Even
arried the war of political
roform Into sections of tho town wlier
tho lawless elements had marked hhn
for .yjolonce. he went stubbornly In
the eoiisjii* uousness of ultra-tatlorlng.
Though ho loved to address tho proletariat  in  the  name of brotherhood,
he   loved   Wtth   a   deeper   passion   the
oxcluslveness of presiding as host at
it in ui nl where his guests Included
Un- -hesl   people."
Senor Rlboro, who at home used th*'
mote oar-filling entitlement of Senor
Hon Rlcardo do Ribero y Plorola, was
nelimes, .i would seem Unit I was  hardly  a notable   yet  he  was a   new
standing on the verge of ureal rccol-   type, and, even beforo the ladles had
lections recollections just back of
consciousness as a forgotten name
will sometimes tense ihe brain by almost presenting itself yei remaining
emerged from their clonk-room and
while the men were apart in tbo grill,
the host felt that he had secured a
successful Ingredient for his mixture
f personal elements,
si.-eie was leaning forward, listening     After the fashion uf Latin-American
while ihe narrator talked on with ner- diplomacy, educated in Paris ami poi-
haste, i islieii i,y greal  latitude nf travel, tin
**: ii.'iv never told this be'-nv." Snx-
uii uald. "Slowly, the thingB 1 had
known seemed to .ome back. Por example I di<l not have to re-learn to
read and wi le. All the purely Impersonal things gradually retrieved
Lhoinselves, but. wherever a fad might
have a tentacle which could grasp the
personal- the ego that fact eluded
"How did ymi drift into art?" demanded Steele.
"Thai is It: I drifted into it, I had
I,, drift. I had no compass, no part
of departure or destination. I was a
derelict without a ting or name.
"At tin* Cincinnati Academy, where
1 lirsl studied, one of tin- Instructors
gnve mc a hint, lb- fell that I was
struggling lur something which did
not lie the way of his teaching. By
that lime, I had acquired some little
efficiency  and   local   reputation.      He
ttache had the art of small talk air
the charm of story-telling. To these
recommendations, he added a slender,
almost military carriage, and the distinction of Cnstlllan features.
A punctured tire had Interrupted t'*n
homeward journey of Steele and Saxon, wim had telephone,) to bog that
the dinner go on, without permitting
their tardiness to delay Ihe more punctual.
The table was spread lu a front room
with a balcony that gavo an outlook
across Ihe broad lawn ami the ancient
trees which bordered the sidewalk.   At
the open windows, the .May air that
Stirred the curtains was warm enough
to BUggest summer, and new enough
after tllO lately banished Winter to
seem wonderful - as though the rebirth of nature had wrought ita miracle for the tlrst time.
Rlbei'O was the only guest wbo neetl-
loi.i me thai Marston was the master    , ,
f.u* me to study, ami he advised me to I *d Presentation, and, ns he bowed over
ro further East when- l could see and
understand his work. 1 came, and I
thc hand of each woman, it was wilh
in almost  ornate ceremonlousness of
The   Sunset   in   Winter.'
know the rest" Duska Filson, after the spontaneou
■■ism.  now'."'  steel,    found   him8eif I system of hQr opinions and prejud'-
speaking with a sense of relief, "now.
■Saxon.    You   have
lfsllked ihe Smith American.   To her
vuu   ar-   Roberl   A.   Saxon.     Vou   have 1 i™*1™"™ mind*.thB™ W*! "JT*^
ma.!,- yourself from unknown material. in hla •R'llltiV darkness and his quick,
but vou have made yourself a great]****«*} l K«™h movements that Bug-
painter, Why not be satisfied to aban- *ested th? Btttan!c', But- ««" lm-
,lon this unknown past as the past ; prewlnn she received was not flattering
has abandoned you?" 'lo lne krucst- tne Impression she made
* , ,    ,   I was     evidently     profound.       Ribero
"Walt." lhe mher objected, wilh the     ,anc_- &{  h__ wjU) a_ llxnross-nn  (lf
cold emphasis of a man who will notUtremo admiration, and  dropped  his
ie. or seek refuge In specious al-   (].[rk  m_hes a_  tholJgh h_ wouI(1 voU
yes from which he could not hope to
"forget to-night who I am, and to-; banish flattery too fulsome for new,
morrow I shall have no as-mrance thai | acquaintanceship.
the police in* in*! searching for me.
Why, man, 1 may have been a criminal.
I   have   no   way   of  knowing.      I  am
hand-tied.    Possibly, 1 have a wife and
family   waiting  for  me  somewhere—
The girl found herself seated wiih
the diplomat at her rigid, and a vncant
ehair al her left. The second vacant
seat was across the round table, and
she found herself sensible of a feeling
neeuing n"'* j of   quarantine    with   an   uncongenial
His breath came in agitated gasps, companion, and wondering who would
I am two men and one of them does itlit ihe empty space at her left. The
nol know tlm .iih.-r. Sometimes, It j name on the place card was hidden,
threatens me with madness* some- She rather hoped it would be Saxon.
times, for a happy Interval, 1 almost She meant to ask him why lu* did not
forget it. At first, it was tnsupport- (break away from the.Marston influence
able, but the vastness of lhe prairie [that handicapped his career, and she
and the calm of the mountain seemed believed he Would entertain her. Of
to soothe me into sanlly, and give me course, George Steele was an old friend
a grip on myself. The starlight In and a very dear one, but this was just
my face during nights spent in the the point: he was mil satisfied with
saddle-ihat was soothing; It was j that, and in the guise of lovers only
medicine for my sick brain. These did she ever find men uninteresting. Il
things at least made me physically; would, however, he better lo bave
perfect, Put, since yesterday Is seal- tit-urge make love than to be forced to
ed,   I   must   remain   to   some   extent I talk with ihls somewhat pompous for-
tho recluse. Tin- sort of Intercourse
we call society 1 have barred. That
is why I am anxious for your cabin,
rather lhan your clubs and your entertainments,"
"Vou didn't have to toll me," said
Steele slowly, "bul I'm glad you did.
I and my friends are willing to gauge
vour past by your prosont. But I'm
glad of your confidence."
Saxon raised his face, and his eyes
wore an expression of gratification.
"Ves,   I'm   glad   I   told   you.      If   1
"1 Just met aud made obeisance t<
the new Mrs. Bllllo Bedford." declared
Mr. Uellton. starling the conversational ball rolling along the well-worn
groove of gossip. "And, if she needs
a witness, she may call on me to testify lhat she's as radiant in the part of
Mrs. itiiiie as she was in her former
role of Mrs. Jack."
Miss Buford raised her largo eyes.
Wilh a winter's popularity behind her,
bo   felt   aggrieved   to   hear   mentioned
should   go  out   before   I   solve  it.  and   names that she did nol know.    Surely
you should over chance on the answer,Ig^o had met everybody.
I'd like my own name over me—and i    "who Is Mrs. Bedfordr she demand-
both dates, birth as well as death.   My  ed.   ■'] don't think 1 have ever met her.
work Is, of course, to learn ll all—if  js she a widow?"
I   "iin*.   and   1   hope—"   lie   forced   a      Bellton laughed across bis consomme
laugh   "when   I   me.-t   il thor man, cup.    "Of the modern school," he en-
he will be tli  to shake hands with."      lightened,       "There   were   'no   funeral
•■Listen." Steele spoke eagerly. "How; baked meats to furnish forth the mar-
long has it been?" Irlago feast:    Matrimonially ipeaklnft
"Over six years."
"Then, why not go on and round
oui Hie seven' Seven yours of absolute disappearance gives a man legal
doath. Let th" old problem lie, ami
uo forward as Roberl Saxon, Thai
Is the simplest  way."
The other sl k  his head.
"That would bo an evasion. It
would prove mailing. If 1 discover
responsibilities surviving from Ihe past
I must lake thom up."
"Whal 'Ihi Hi" physicians say?"
"They didn't know." Saxon shook
bis head. "Perhaps, some strong reminder may at somo unwarned moment
open the volume where ii was closed;
perhaps, It will never open. Tomorrow morning, 1 may awaken Robert
Saxon    or tie- othor man."     He paused.
thon added quietly: "Such an unplaced
personality  had   besl   touch other  lives
as lightly as it can."
Steel,- went silently over, and cranked tin- machine, As he straightened
up. he ask.-d abruptly:
•Would you prefer calling oil* this
"No."       The   artist   laughed.       "We
will   take  ,t   chant n   my   remaining
myself until after dinner, bul as soon
as convenient—■"
"Tomorrow." promised Steele, "we go
to ilu- cabin."
I'erhaps, Uu* same futile vanity that
led   Mr.   Bellton   t<*  import   tho  latest
sartorial novelties from lho Rue de la
Palx for tin* adornment of his person
Ihis charming lady plays In repertoire."
"Whal has become of Jack Spots-
wood?" Tim older Miss Preston glano-
ed up Inquiringly. "He used to be
everywhere, ami i haven't heard of
him for ages."
"Il.'s   still   everywhere."   responded
.Mr. Bellton, with energy; "everywhere
hut here, Vou see, tlie papers W"l*e so
busy with Jack's nlTalrs that ib.-y
crowded .lack mil of his own life." Mr.
Bellton smiled as be added: "Ami so
In* went away."
"1 wonder where he Is now. lie wasn't such a had sort." testified Mr,
Cleaver, solemnly. "Jack's worse portion was his bettor half."
"Past heard," Informed Mr. Bellton,
"ho was seen in some lown iu South
America    the name of which I forget,"
Senqr Rlboro had no passport of
familiarity Into local personalities, and
he occupied the moment of his own
conversational disengagement In a covert study of the fllCO and figtiro beside him. Just now, the girl was looking away at the Indolently sibling curtains wiih un expression >.r detachment. Flippant gossip was distasteful
t" her. and, when thc current set that
way. she drew aside, and became Hie
Rlboro read rightly tin* bored expression, ami resolved that  the topic must
lie   diverted.   If   MlSS   Pilsoll   so   Wlsliod.
"i me moots so many of youi unlry-
im a in South America," he suggested,
"that one mlgbl reasonably expect
thom to lose interest as types, yei each
of Hit ni seems to he tiie centre of some
gripping inlercsi.   1 romember in particular <*ne episode    "
'lhe recital was cul shorl by ihe en-
1 trance    of   Steele   ami    SOXOII,      Rlboro,
th.' only person preseut requiring Introduction, rose to shake hands.
Tli" attache was trained in diplomacy, and the rudiments of diplomacy
should teach the face to become a mask
when need be, yet, as his e, -s met
those of Saxon, in- suddenly ami Involuntarily stiffened, For just a. moment,
his outstretched hand hesitated with
ihe impulse to draw back. Tin* lips
thai had parted iii a casual smile hardened rigidly, nnd lhe eyes that rested
mi lhe face of Steele's celebrity were so
Intently focused that they almost stared. The byplay occupied only a moment, and, iis Ribero had half-turned
Hum th" table to greet those entering
al   his   back,   il    escaped   the   notice   of
everyone except Saxon himself. The
newcomer felt the momentary bar of
hostility that had boon thrown between
them and as quickly withdrawn. The
nexl moment, he was shaking tlio extended hand, and bearing the common-
"Much pleased, setmr."
Ribero felt a momentary Mash of
shame for lhe betrayal of such undiplomatic surprise, and made amends
willi added courtesy when he spoke,
'I'he artist, dropping into his seat al
lie* side of Miss Pllson. felt a flush of
pleasure al his position, For iin instant, the other man's conduct became
i iter of negligible Importnnco, ami
wben she turned to him with a friendly
nod aud smile. [\q forgol Rlbero's existence.
"Mr, Ribero," announced .Mr. Bolt-
Ion, "was Just aboul lo t. II us au Interesting story when ymi iwo delinquents camo in.    I'm sure he sllll has
Hie   lloor."
The diplomat had forgottoil what bo
had been saying. He was covortly
studying tlie features of lhe man Just
beyond Miss Kilsou. The face was
turned toward the girl, giving him a
full view, and ll was a steady, Imperturbable face. Now, introduced as
raconteur, he realized that In* must say
something, and al Hie moment, wilh a
Hash of  inspiration,  be  determined   to
relate a hit of history lhat would 1 f
Interest at least to llm narrator, ll
was not at all Ihe story he might have
told had he been uninterrupted, hut ll
was a story that appealed to his diplomatic taste, because he could watch
the other face as he told it and see
what Ihe other face might betray. This
newcomer had jarred him from his
usual poise. Now, he fancied it was
the other's lurn  to be startled.
"It was," he said casually, "the narrowest escape from death that I hav*1
seen- and the man who escaped was
an American."
As Saxon raised his eyes, with polite
interest, to those of the speaker, he became aware that tliey held for him a
message of almost sardonic challenge.
He felt Ihat the story-teller was only
ostensibly addressing the table; that
the man was talking at lum. as a
prosecutor talks at the defendant
ihough be may direct himself to the
jury. Tho sense that brought this
realization was perhaps telepathic. To
the other eyes and ears, there were
only the manner of Hie raconteur and
tlie impersonal lone of generality.
"It occurred at Puerto Frio," said
tbe South American, reminiscent Iy. He
paused for a moment, ami smiled at
Saxon, as though expecting a sign of
confusion upon the mention of tbe
name, but be mad only courteous In-
Interest and Impenetrability,
"This countryman of yours," lie went
on smoothly, his Knglish touched and
softened by the accent of tlie foreigner,
"bad indulged in Hie dangerous, though
it would seem alluring, pastime of promoting a revolution, Despite liis unscrupulous character, he was possessed
of an engaging personality, and, on
brief acquaintance, I, for one, liked
him. His skill and luck held good so
long lhat it was only when Iln* Insurgents were al thu gales of the capital Unit a summary court-martial gave
him Uu* verdict of deatli. 1 have no
doubt that by Hi" laws of war it was
;i just reward, yet so many men are
guilty of peddling revolutions, and tbe
demand for such wares is so great in
some quarters, thai he had my sympathy." Tiie speaker bowed slightly,
as though conceding a point to a gallant adversary. It chanced lhat he was
looking directly at Saxon as be bowed.
The painter became suddenly conscious Hint he was according an engrossed attention, and that liu1 storyteller was narrowly watching Ids
lingers as (hey twisted the stem of his
Bauterne glass. The lingers became
at once motionless.
"He bore himself so undeniably well
when he went out to ills place against
a blank wall lu lhe plaza, escorted by
the firing squad." proceeded Senor
Ribero evenly, "tbat one could not
withhold admiration, The picture remains with me. Thc sun on the yellow
cathedral wall ... a vine heavy
wllh scarb-t blossoms like splashes of
blood . . . and twenty paces away
tlie firing squad with Ihelr .Mausers."
Onco more, the speaker broke off, us
though lost lu retrospection of something well-remembered. Beyond the
girl's absorbed gaze, he saw that of the
painter, and bis dark eyes for an Instant glittered wiih something like
direct accusation,
"As thoy arranged lhe final details,
he must have reflected somo whn I grimly on the Irony of things, for al that
very moment he could hear the staccato popping of the guns be bad smuggled past (he vigilance of the customs.
Tho sound was coming nearer- -telling
hhn   that   In  a   half-hour  his  friends
Would   hi'   victorious     too   late   to   save
.\t* Rlboro paused, little Miss Unfold, leaning forward across Um table,
gave a sort  of gasp.
"He   was   tall,   athletic,   gray-eyed."
announced lho attache irrelevantly: "in
his eyes dwelt something of the spirit
of (he  dreamer.     He   never   faltered."
Tbe speaker lifted ills sauferne glass
lo bis lips, and sipped the wine deliberately.
The tonlonte in command Inquired
If he wished to pray," Ribero added
(hen, "but la* shook his head almost
savagely. 'No, damn you!' he snapped
ml, as though he were in a hurry
about It all. 'Oo ou wltb your rnl-
killlng.    I-et's have It  over with.'"
raconteur halted in his narra
"Please go on," begged Duska, in a
low voice.   "What happened?"
The foreigner smiled.
"Tliey   tlre.l."     Then,   as   he  saw   Uie
slight shudder of Duska's while shoulder, he supplemented: "Put each
soldier had left the task for the others.
. . . possibly, thoy sympathized
with him; possibly, they sympathized
with lhe revolution; possibly, each of
the six secretly calculated that the
oilier live would he sullicient. Quien
snbe? Ai all events, he fell only slightly wounded. ■ me bullet-—" he. spoke
thoughl fully, letting his eyes drop
from' Saxon's face to the table-cloth
where Saxon's right hand lay—"one
bullet pierced his right band from hack
to front."
Then, a half-whlmslcal smile crossed Hlbero's somewhat saturnine features, for .Miss Pllson hud dropped her
napkin on Saxon's side, and, when the
painter had stooped to recover it, he
did nol again replace lhe hand on the
"Before ho could !»■ fired on a second
time," concluded th*' diplomat with a
Bhrug, "a new proBldonlc was on his
way to ihe palace,   Vour countryman
was saved."
if th.* her., of Rlbero's narrative was
a   malefactor, at   least   he  was a   male
factor with the sympathy of Mr, Boll-
lon'B dlnnor-party, as was attested by
n distinctly audible sigh nf rollof at
the end nf tbo story. I3ul Sonor Rlboro
was mil quite through.
"It   |f I.   alter   all.   the   story   that
dl scroti lis your countryman," bo explained, "but the sequel, nf course, he
became powerful in tin* now regime,
II was when he wijs lauded ns a national hero ilmi his high fprtunos Intoxl
ciilcd him, ami success rotted his moral
fiber. Kvcnl ually. In- OinbOJHSlOd a fortune from tin' govern mini which bn
had assisted to establish. There Was
also a mailer of bow shall I say?
of a lady. Then, a duel which was
really   all   assassination.      He   escaped
with bi I ou his conscience, presumably to enjoy  his stolen  wealth lu bis
own land.
"I     have    often     wolldeled,"     pursued
Rlboro, "whether. If that man and I
should ever be thrown togother again,
he would know me . . . ami I have
often  wished  i  could  romember hi in
only as tiie brave adventurer not also
as the criminal."
As he finished, llie speaker was holding Saxon wltb Ills eyes, and had a
question iu his glance that seemed to
call for some expression from tlie other.
Saxon bowed with a smile.
"It is an engrossing story."
"J think." said Duska suddenly, almosl critically, "the Ilrst part was so
good that it was a pity t<> spoil ii with
lhe rest."
Senor Ribero smiled enigmatically
into liis wine-glass.
"I fear, senorila. that Is thc sad difference between fiction aud history.
My tale is a true one."
"At all events," continued the girl
with vigor, "he was a bravo man. That
is enough to remember. I think it 18
heller to forget the rest."
it seemed to Ribero that the glance
Saxon flashed on ber was almost the
glance of gratitude,
"Whal was his name?" she suddenly
"He called himself—at that time—
George Carter," Ribero said slowly,
"but gentlemen In the unrecognized
pursuits quite frequently have occasion tb change their names. Now, it
is probably something else,"
After tlic dinner had ended, while the
guests* fell into groups or waited for
belated carriages, Saxon found himself
standing apart, near lhe window. It
was open on the balcony, and tlie man
felt a sudden wish for lhe quiet freshness of tlle outer air on his forehead.
He drew back the curtain, and stepped
across the low sill, then halted as he
realised thai he was not alone.
'i'he spluttering art:-light swinging
over the street made tlie Intervening
branches and leaves of th*' sidewalk
sycamores stand mil starkly black, like
a ragged drop hung over a stage.
(To >«' continued)
Wherever Russia has a tight on hand
(here bobs up promptly lo do her bidding lhe Cossack. This right arm
of llie Tsar lias not tlie best of reputations. Illustrated papers picture him
a savage scarecrow mounted on a
wiry-looking animal, and bis chief occupation is apparently the knifing and
knouting of harmless people. Yet lie
comes of good stock,
Once upon a lime there drifted into
southwest Russia a tribe of runaways
who called themselves "KossaUi."
which Is Tartar for free men. free warriors, or guardians. Seemingly they
lived up to (he name. They protected
from the Tartars the peoples in Hie
countries whicli Ibey originally bad
fled from and saved thousands of Russian womon and children from slavery
in Turkey,   Growing in numbers and
Importance, these self-appulnled guardian angels beanie everywhere feared
and respected. Their military Hcrvlces
especially wero ln request. Any nation
could command their help If Its cause
appealed Lo (he Kossuki code or honor.
Th*'  tribe  had  gradually  resolved
Itself Into two classes the village
Kossakl, who lived In tbelr own settlements all over Southern Russia, antl
the inhabitants of the "Batch beyond
(be Rapids,' The former bad tbe advantage over other country folk, as
neighboring govornmonts were too
afraid to tax tbem. lietween wars, to
which the call came from the Seteh,
the village Kossuki tilled the land. Of
an altogether different character was
the organization of this So tell, a community of about twelve thousand men
witli permanent headquarters in a
movable settlement (the exact location
was changed eight times in two centuries), usually on an unapproachable
Island on the lower course of (he
Dnelpor. Tin- TurkB once tried to rush
Hie place, bul gol caught In the iniiKe
of islands like rats In a trap;
The Seteh lu one respect resembled
a monastery. No woman was allowed
Inside It. A man might nol even bring
his nmlher or his sisler. If he did in*
was hanged,    Here, eager to lead the
fr md    simple    life    among    their
equals, came all sorts and conditions
of men. Indeed, owing to the law enjoining celibacy, flu* colony depended
for its numbers on newcomers, although tlie village Kossuki contributed
recruits. Any one could Join, as rank
and riches were despised, and nil ha
had to do was to submit to laws aa
follows: chastity, the orthodox creed,
allegiance to Russia anil the south
Itusslan dialect. No reference or inconvenient, questions of his past were
asked of the Intending Kosaak, lie
simply weiil to the elected chief and,
after a brief greeting, was shown to
his place in one of the "kureni." or
hlg huts. "Here is thy home, three
paces long nnd two paces wide; and
When thou shall die we will make it
They had good times, though, in the
Setch, There were no manomivers, no
organized training, no compulsory
drill. Men lay or slept in thc leveled
spaces between huts, enjoying, gipsy
fashion. Ihr* freedom of the open air.
Drink was plentiful, and also tobacco.
Great songs were sung and Ibere was
much playing on stringed Instruments.
Throughoul the place a spirit of good
comradeship prevailed. a popular
pastime was dancing, no easy task in
cumbersome   high   boots.     Costumes
Were of a piet lll*esi|lie Variety. Tlle
Kossak wm" a tnusiache anil on the
crown of his hoad a loiiesoine wisp of
halt*, both boing worn long lo enable
him to wind tho three ends rntiml bis
ears. UJach man weiil armed to Hi*
tooth, and th- majority carried "nagal
kas" whips which nro stui used,
in  wnr-llmo  things  woro  dlfferonl
To drink was a crime, Pood, always
plain, consisted of rat hnis of uncooked
horse flesh. Military organisation WOS
tiy   election   of   leaders,   ono   lo   every
hundred men, with a colon ol fn com
mami  of a  regiment,    These  ofllcors
bad absolute power,  but  authority  fm
only ui nmpnlgn    Such war spelts
were of frequent   occurrence;   so much
so that tiie fighting business led lo the
extinction of the tribe. Pelcr I lu- (Ileal
laid   waste  Ho-  Solcll      MnKOppn   made
himself unptonannt. The Setoh was
again bombarded ami ruined, when lis
Inhabitants   bocamc,   somo   of  thom,
plowmen,  while others  were shipped  lo
ihe Orlont, True, (bore was a brief
reappearance of ihe Setch, but under
different auspices and nothing like in
Old times. Finally the Kossakl lauds
were confiscated, and Hie tribe and its
Institutions  gave   place lo serfdom  and
ihe creation of a new nobility. The Cossack of today Inherits little of tlie old
traditions, but the name and the whip.
There are Instances on record tn
which jackdaws, rooks, and crows
have heen seen to hold what might lie
called a formal court for the trial and
punishment of offenders. in other
words, these creatures have something
like a regular system of "public justice." In the northern parts of Scotland and in ibe Faroe islands extraordinary meetings of crows arc occasionally  known  to occur.
They colled In great numbers, as
if they had all been summoned for tbe
occasion.     A   tew  of  the  Mock   sit  With
drooping beads and others seem as
grave as judges, while others again
are exceedingly active and noisy. In
the course of about an hour they disperse, and it is nol uncommon, after
they have flown away, to find one or
two dead ones.
These meetings will sometimes continue for a day or two before their object, whatever it may be, is accomplished. Crows continue to arrive
from all quarters during the session.
As soon as they have all arrived a
very general racket ensues and shortly
after the whole fall upon one or two
individuals and put them to death.
When thc execution has been performed they quietly disperse.
An army officer In India relates tbnt
while sitting on a veranda bo snw
three or four crows come antl perch
upon a neighboring house. Soon a
gathering from all quarters occurred
until thc roof of the goard-houso was
blackened  witb  tbem.
Thereupon a prodigious clatter ensued. It was plain that a palaver was
going forward, some or its participants, more eager than others, skipping about most energetically. Tho officer became much Interested and nnr-
rowly watched the proceedings, all
within a dozen ynrds of him. After
much cawing and clamor. Hie whole
groups suddenly rose Into the ulr and
circled round half a dozen of Ihelr fellows, one of whom had clearly been
told olT for punishment, for the five
repeatedly attacked it in quick succession, allowing no opportunity for it
to escape, which ll was trying to do,
until Uuy had cast It fluttering to the
The oillcer rushed forward to pick
up the bird, lie succeeded only In
touching R, for it wriggled away from
bis grasp ami flew, greatly crippled
and close to the ground, into some
bushes, where he lost sight of It.
All the otber crows, after circling
round the officer and chattering in anger, as be thought, flew away, on his
resuming bis scat. In the direction
taken by their victim.
Certain naturalists have ventured
(he opinion tbat horses do not need
shoeing under any circumstances, Tills
ins reasonable when we reflect that
it Is only within n few centuries that
the praelicc or shoeing bus lieen followed. Put the horse was domostl-
tletl earlier Hum we can  learn from
history, and it is not likely that the
roads we're any less stoop or free from
stones than tbey are now. There are
many countries In which horses am)
mules nn* driven over the hardest and
feepest  roads wllho'.l ever Wearing n
II may be questioned whether our
method of setting Hie shoe Is the very
liest In iho world. Tin- bl nek smith
lakes Hie horse's foot In his lap and,
holding it there hy main strength, fits
and mills the shoe. This always seems
tiresome  operation  for both  beast
ml workman. The want i>r a common   consciousness   belWeeli    Hie   two
renders the weight ami the support
Tlie same method is not pursued the
world over. In Russia tbe smiths cm-
ploy a method that Is decidedly quaint.
A line of seven nr eight horses stands
OUtSldO the shop, each with a leg
strapped Up to a post, In readiness
there fo bu opera led upon. Each horse
is lied between four of these posts and
each of these In rotation receives a
single shoe.
140 CIIIIiIjIWACK   free  press
Cramps at Night
Require Prompt Remedy
A Case in Point Illustrated
Deadly cramps-- lhe symptoms ure
nol to he mistaken. Suddenly and
without warning lhe patient experiences such agony in lhe stomach as to
contort the countenance and cause
him to cry aloud for help.
Then H Is that the wonderful power
of Nerviline can make itself felt*—It
cures so quickly,
"Last summer I was stricken with
a frightful attack of cramps. 1 feared
the pain in my stomach would kill
"My   eyes   bulged   out   and   the   veins
iu my forehead stood out like whipcords.
"My cries attracted a neighbor, who
came ti. my assistance, and in a moment or two handed me half a least r ti I of Nerviline in some Sweetened water,
"It BPomod as If an angel had charmed  awny  tho pain,   lu  ten seconds  l
was well. Norvilino has a wonderful
name in Ihls locality, and is considered   best    lor   cramps,   diarrhoea,   11.ilu
■ *'. e. stomach and bowel disorders
urge all tny  friends to use  Nerviline.
"MANIJ1Y    ,M,   l,l-.i. AIM iK
No    home    P.    sab-   or   eau    afford    to
miss Hie manifold ndvutilngcs of hnv-
im: Nerviline mi band iu case of accident or omorgonl sickness. Largo family size bottloB of Norvilino, fiOci trial
stv.e. a.;,c., all dealers, or The Cntnrrh-
oz  Co., UulTalo, N.V.. and Kingston,
Th.-   greyhound  of   Altcnr  and   tho
Waterloo    CUP    IB    tllO    oldest    ilotnestl-
cntod dog, and can bo I raced back by
sculptures   and   froBi a   for   thirteen
centuries before ih.- Christian era, A
hue group of greyhounds fondling each
other al .he llritish Museum musl be
more Uian two thousand years old. and
some of the dogs depicted in hunting
scenes on the Egyptian monuments are
..f ih*' greyhound type.     Greyhounds
havo been popular in Kliglaiul since
Kiug Canute's time, but nobody but a
"gentleman," or a freeholder, was allowed to keep them. Even so recently
as 1863 a license to keep a greyhound
cost it,, which was nearly treble the
tax Imposed by the slat.- on other
It Is to th** American engineer and
contractor that the world is indebted
for its first lessons in rapid construction of railroads, ami particularly in
rapid track laying. The lesson, as
taught on our Western prairies, has
led to systematic methods of railroad
construction, particularly with a view
to time and labor saving, in other
i ountries where extensive lines arc being built. Thus, we notice that recently a record was made of C 1-3
mile.-* of main track and 1,200 feet of
siding laid with rails in one day. The
work was done under llritish engineers
on the Baro Kma Railway in Northern   Nigeria.
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Indestructible, Makes houses
draft-proof, easy to heat, and
comfortable In any weather.
Ask your dealer to show you
a sample, or vrlte for sample
and Booklet to the si
Sol. Canadian M.asufaclurera
ol Cauda, l.lnsll. il.
■antrral, Hl.alass,, C.l.ars. \.ii.coomt.
Connaught and Kerr Join
Movement for Good Roads
Moved l.y Ihs aamo hii/ti public. rosults in multiplying ths Individual,
spirit and the. single purpose of bring- Coi'talu Insects leave Ihelr stings ln
ing I In- roads of Canada up tss n Bland- the wounds which they make when at-
ard that will bo a credit to the nation, tacked mul others cast n defensive
und nn example lu the world nt largo, liquid ul tho enemy,   ln mien cases tho
Nlu    Rnllal    I Ki.Iii...ul.    II...    liiil...   ..I'   I'...._       :.     _«.   ii	
Ills Royul Highness the Hiiki' of Connaught, uml \V. J. Kerr, hold lho twu
highest positions In tho sift i.r the
Canadian Highway Association, thut
.1 patron nml president respectively.
Tlm ('1111111111111 highway win bo uu
ccompllshed fnct within tho next fow
 ■*. uml Un' outside world will then
knuw Unit In this, broad Dominion
ilnii' Is ii road uuin' thun ll.iioo mill's
lung over which un automobile can
travel  from  coubI   lo  coasl   In  Batety
uml  win ni'uii.   'i'ln' country Ihul
nlTi'i's th.' woallliy tourlsl in.- Bplondld
roads lhat Canada will have, lliu mug-
llinconl sen.tv nml I'M-.'pll.imil o|l-
porlunlllos of liivoslmonl, will roup u
large harvesl frum iis vlslturs.
This iissiu'luiluii wus formed in Now
U'.'sinilnsi.r. H.C., Insl November, nml
ii wu:. ill this ni",iiini ihnl Mr, Korr,
n wealthy rcBldoul nf in.' coasl mul
Um principal mover in Hi" convention
llllll   roBllllOll   III   III"   l.'l'tll:. 11 1'   til"
i Ijiluii.    wus    "I.. i".i    presliloni.
:..in.   uni" I..i.i iti" i luvernor-Ucneral
r t'i in. »in.s" activity In Hi" cnuuii
if  i: I   i .....I"   I '   woll   lltlnwtl   I"  Hi..'."
ltiluro8lL.il in Hits work, wns approached    .111.1    V".|ll".-.l"ll    I,'    pi'l'lllll    Ills    llllll"
In  I led  us  Hint   ..I is.  Hi"  ful
I..uni".  ri'Sislulloii  1..11.U  forwnidod lo
Inn    ..11. s-   .,   ,.»..-, In-   nl   Hi"  I'XI'CUllVH
if Hi" us-... lull.iii-
Mii. ".I l>>   I's i.ni  IV, .1. Korr,
Su. Ind    ll)    Vi."  I'l-.-sl.l.-nl    A.    IC
Ills  lioyul   lllghncm   Hi.-   Duke of
iiii.iiiulii. il....itiiii- il.-n.-i-ul ni i
...iiiiuniy  is  offensive.      ln  all other
oases   II itlon,   though   il   muy   he
vory iliiTi-i'-iii. is defensive. Tl"'
lizard abandons a long, quivering
fragment uf his lull when escaping
frum his enemy. Sums' autolomlsts
have means ul' notifying tholr enemies
ihul tlu-y havo dropped something; llm
abandoned pari holds phosphorescent
matter, mul when dropped 1 liu whole
frugtncnl omits n gleaming light, Swim.- Hml lighl from mi Increasing ills-
lance,  tho autolomlBl  knows  thai  ho
is  fi    iii  iiii. .'.is., ih.-  wisdom uf
iiuiiii'i- goos su lur Hint Hi" oneiny Is
dooolvod Into ubotllng lho oaonpo ol'
iin- victim; whilo pursuing iln- mirage
In- loses slui ' liis proy,      Wh.-n n
Slal'flull   is   Hi,-,|   I,,  il.,-   wnlor  l.y   mn'
arm, n nulolomlsos lho lush- I arm
uml runs away. Tin- process uf uulo-
lunil/.ltm may consume sovornl duys,
i.ni ilu- escape Is sun-. Cortain niol
lusiis drop tholr dorBnl uppoiidngos
win ii nltacked, Tin- pursuing nshsooB
iln- .In.i'i'..I  mher, uml wlillo ll .'uls
II   I In-  niollllsll   <-: ",i|"-:-.
ISvuillllN  Hi.-   ill."'i: --I  ll i"my l.y
iiuiuininy is n coi ii trick of tlio long
Iiiiii   logged      spldori      uml    Hi,-iv    nl"
spiders wllh win.in it Is i.t' froquonl
i.i-ciiit.-iii-i- tn drup sovornl logs in vlow
..I' solt-prosoi'vulion. When Boluod
iin- I'luyu.-ii mul tli.- lobster nutoto-
mis." Hi.-lr i-lnws: mul i-i--ii Hu- shrimp
iiinii.l.iuu u leg If in-.-.Is musl; mul liko
nun hns i ii obsorvod in Hi
i .:  i    ,-   Though Hm t'i Ity of autolomy Is nul
iniu. hn. hm In many ways shown his unlvorsal  among thorn,  many  Insects
.-st in guud muds, nml moro par- un- ondowed wllh It.   Borne loar tholr
Hi ului-is l.y liis :<| -ti fn.in iii" throne win:-.:- nml others break tholr feel whon
- "Patron   -»  «■•*•*> * President
ytK« Cant-di-i*. HifehwayAssociatior,
Well, Well!
I dyed ALL these
*      of Goods
-_--__. / wilh the SAME D«e.
"^     I used
GLEAN and SIMPLE to Use.
Nnih«ni*.*ru»lnilh»WH<»N*;i>*ff f..rlhrli»,,lt
finetiMlnr'tl-ir. All rotor* Ir.im *.»..! Or..iuOl nr
l>f.lrf,»H IK Color C.fd and JiTOKV SimklH It.
TM <olin»»n-Hlchird»on Co., l.inillc-,1, Munlo*!,
iii the last  formal opening of parlla--
mont, !'<• ii therefore,
"Resolved, that the secretary extendi
io III- Royal Highness tho thanks of
lho olilcers of tho Canadian Highway!
Association for lending his Influence'
to iht- cans.* of roads improvements,
and further.
"Thai th** secretary respectfully Inform Ills Royal Highness that it is tho!
earnest desire of tho members of this
association that ills Royal Highness
.should consent to become patron of the
Canadian Highway Association."
Tho following reply wns received n:
few days ngo by i\ W. Luce, secretary
• >r ih<> association:
Government  Hotise, < ittawn.    i
Dear Sir, l am desired by tho Governor-General io acknowledge receipt i
of your loiter, and I" Inform you in]
reply lhal His lloyal Highness will'
he pleased to become pa iron of the
Canadian Highway Association as requested by your executive committee.
His Royal Highness is much Interested lu the subject of k 1 roads, uml
wishes your association every success.
I am, yours faithfully,
I'r I vat o Secretary.
The Duke of Connaught has long
been Interested lu rood roads ami has
shown in many ways lhal he Is strong-
ly in sympathy wii»* any movement
ihat will tend im better the transportation facilities of ihis or any other
country. Travelled man as ho is. and
trained in observations of things lhal
make for the public weal, His lloyal
Highness has pul to practical use the
knowledge gained in Canada, England,
Ion tin- continent, ami lu foreign countries, ami he bolloves In* has acted wisely In allowing his name to heco-n*- associated wiih Un enterprise filtered
l.v tho Canadian Highway Association
"<1 1 roads are a  social ami ccoiio-
jmlc necessity, and v. I roads we win
have all over Canada before i nm I
ready in acknowledge Ihnl ihe work
«r the Canadian Highway Association
is finished." snys President w. .1. Korr.
And ho means' ©very word or it.
Lizards, spider*, butterflies, and
other creature! of the animal world
leave a fragment nf tholr bodies wlib
ihe enemy whon making iheir oscapo, I
spontaneously   breaking    n    member
When  seized   by   one  of   Ihelr  append-
ages, Ono drops a tall, another a foot i
<>r a wing, by the peculiar biological
faculty known as autolomy, ami ma
confined to a small number of crott-
lures, Autolomy is a faculty axerelsod
In nearly all Un* animal orders, ll Is
a faet as common In nal ure an (be fall
of tbe loaves nr ihe ripening of a groin,'
Tin* starfish drops fragmonts of its
limbs ami easily repairs their damages,
Certain nnnollds are so fragtlo (hat
Ihey cannot be taken In sueh a form
aa to furnish specimens; wben chased
they divide themselves into so many
fragments that nn hb-a nf their original
appearance can he nbtalned for ref* i'«
ence.   This singular means of defense;
escaping from danger. Evasive autolomy is practised by certain families
of the cricket group; other saurlans
than the lizard iiraetl.se spontaneous
amputation of the tall; ami when ln
desperate need some of the mammals
run away, leaving the skins of their
tails  tn  their pursuers.
n is a remarkable fact that among
sped les  endowed  with  the  power  of
evasive autolomy lhe part nf Ihe body
whieh i.i dropped, or can I»* dropped,
In lhe part easiest for a foe tn seize.
Nn one would think of attempting to
seise a lizard by anything but its tail
■ a* a spider by anything tail a lei;, li
has been known more than balf a
century that, though always a defensive in.-a us. autotomy is a faculty
givon in view of protecting the Individual against unfavorable meso-
logtcal circumstances.
If sea-urchins or other:- of their
species an* confined lu an aquarium
where ihey suiTcr from hunger they
use a singular means of preserving
their lives, They spontaneously separate parts of the body by strangulation,
if its hunger is nf long duration the
animal conies nut nf bis ordeal with
little more than a head and tentacles.
Another rase of defensive autolomy
clearly distinct from the evasive form
of the same faculty Is that of tlie crab.
If the elaw of lhe crab Is Violently
excited- pinched, crushed, sectioned.
or burned* the claw abruptly drops off.
une Individual) when under observation, dropped eight claws one afler the
other ami also two pincers,   Bul tho
same crab when held by one elaw did
not aiiempi to autotomlso thai daw.
though by doing so he could have
freed himself. Evidently he dropped
bts olghl legs under the Impulse **r >i
frenzy nf agony or of fear, His faculty
-if autotomy, was given !■* him to b.
used as a means of preventing suffer-
Ing; nr possibly ii*- dropped his li gs
when persistently persecuted, because
Instinct <rkit] him thnl he bad It lu his
powor i*» preserve himsolf from a fatal
hemorrhn       if a gros ssectlon of the
log   of   a   crab   Is   eat   by   forcopS   the
danger of hemorrhage is groat; if tho
leg is cul at ibe automatic point thoro
is uo dangor of hemorrhage, The animals commonly supposed tn be Incapable   of   Buffering   have   been   endowed
by nature wllh means of preventing or
putting an end lo their suffer I ims.
When exposed to a temperature of fifty
dogreos, sea-asters spontaneously drop
their arms. Man has un means nf
knowing what ihe shell-fish would do
could he apply autolomy to his vital
parts when dropped Into water at llm
boiling-point, In somo eases autolomy   may   be    a   means    of   defense
against   parasites,   certain   deep-soa
Star-flsh observed have dropped an
arm Invaded by disease.
In really ovnsle autmnony- for Instance, ilu* autotomy commonly practised by Inseds—the faculty of regeneration may fall nr be lacking, In
eases where the mutilation Is practised to defend the organism the faculty
nf regeneration is shown in full vigor.
'I'he autotomlcal evisceration practised
hy Uie holothurlae may In- au action
provoked by suffering or by unfavorable conditions, in iin- action of evisceration Hi" animal tears lis belly, and
after nn onergotlc contraction  expels
Us   rlghl   Iiini*' nn.l   the  digestive   lube.
Both organs are regenerated,
ln true autotomy the point of dlv -
slon Is decided by iho muscular and
nervous .systems. Some insects preface
autotomy by a strong contraction of
tbc muscles ruling lhe parts to be mutilated. The claws of crabs are provided Willi membranes which prevent
hemorrhage, in the domestic spider
the preventive mechanism Is remarkable for its perfection, and thu instrument used in Ihe mutilation Is equally
so. The instrument Is a little blade
which, when worked by autotomntlc
contraction sections the nerve or the
claw and the extending muscle of tha
femur at the same fraction of ,-iti Instant. Autotomy Is always a purely
reflex ncLlon; or a. i-oflex action da-
pendonl in a certain moasuro on tho
will of (I realiife in lh.* ad of putting II   Into practice.
Aii|)i*.ii rnr Bubsorlptlons to Oaro bn*
Slr, Apropos of my Idler in which
I  drew  public attention   in   Uu-   do-
plorabl minion   of the  monumonl
mul grave of Worn Macdonald in kii-
i * Churchynrd, -mil in which I Indicated ll proposal which ought In 1)0
carried   out,    allow   un*   nOW   lo   stale
lhal a 1 1 has been opened lo carry
nut thc said proposal, aud lhal 1 am
receiving subscriptions, These will ba
gladly acknowledged by mc. nnd will
also In due courso be published in the
press, ('nlil such time as the money
will be required all sums received will
be deposited iu llie bank. I'm (he
benelll of those who may nol have
seen my former appeal, may  I again
state the proposed object of the fund?
di Tu ropalr tin- monument; (3) to
have inscribed on it a suitable Inscription; (3) lo enclose the monument ami
grave with a dyke, puling, or fence;
and il) to provide an annual sum of
money to be spent on keeping the
grave clear and the enclosure in order.
With the aid of thc curnmltlec 1 hope
to be able to cany mil the said proposal as sonn as possible. May 1
again appeal tn all who are admirers
of Flora Macdonald, whether at home
or abroad, and all patriotic citizens of
Sent land ami elsewhere that they
speedily rally to push forward this
laudable scheme and so remove this
long standing slur on our patrlotfsbi?
I am, etc., NEIL MacI'HAll., Mihlster
nf Kllmulr.
Subscriptions may also be sent direct tu the "Flora Macdonald*s Grave
Fund," care of the Manager, Town
and County Bank, Portree, Isle of
Skye. Owin*-r tu the nature of the
appeal, many small subscriptions from
i.'lansmen who are scattered everywhere over the Empire would be more
apprcdatcd than a few la rue ones.
About £150 would constitute a fund,
to keep the grave overlooking th- Atlantic, and its environments in repair
for all time, Aft subscriptions will lie
duly acknowledged in the Glasgow
Herald and the Scotsman of Edinburgh.
Sir. - The above letter appeared in
thi- London Evening Standard. Will
yuu very kindly nive It notice in your
valuable paper, that It may reach the
eyes of the many clansmen settled in
ynur part of thc world. Tours faithfully. ('. E. MACDONAI.D, Colonel.
Junior United Service Club, London.
March  _.Uh.   1912.
The p.-rfume Industry dates from the
early days nf the world. Perfume-
makers used tu extract their odors
from plants, flowers, and fruits without altering the essences. The business
nf the manufacturer began and ended
there and his art was limited to skilfully commingling the different extracts sn as to obtain perfumes. Wilh
the progress of chemistry it became
possible lo make synthetic perfumes.
The must important synthetic discoveries have been made within the
last thirty-five years. In 1N76 the synthesis of the active principle of vanilla
was made. A few years later heliotru-
plno was obtained by the- oxidization
of a by-product—a species of camphor
waste. Terplneol, or terplnol. Is one
of tlu* essential constituents of many
perfumes; lilac, ltly-of-the-valley, sy-
rlriga, Cape jessamine, etc Speaking
chemically, it is a near relation uf the
essence of turpentine; one molecule uf
essence of turpentine added to one
molecule nf water gives terplneol.
Porftime-manufacturers use different
means of producing terplneol. Among
the different patented processes are
treatments with sulphuric, azotic and
cllrlC adds. If a chemist has essence  of  turpentine,  a   little oil ami
ma fortls ho can produce a delightful  perfume closely Similar tn  that  ex-
halod by tbe llly-of-the-valley, lilac,
nnd Cnpo Jessamine, the porfumos
varyiuir according lo ibe proportions
of ihe chemical usod,
Artificial violet has been In lhe market fifteen years. It is made by condensing  cltrol   (nn  assent xtracted
fmm lemon 1, Indian veivalne. nr lemon
verbena, wllh common acetone, a body
much like pyrolIgneous add. Synthetic violet extract is manufactured in
largo quantities and sold pure or mixed  With  the true essence uf ViOlet,    Sn
far tin chemist has succeeded In counterfeiting musk; bul perfume-manii-
faoturors produce bodies whieh.
though very different from musk
chemically, hold the powerful scent nr
musk, The basis of this counterfeit
Is toluene, which Is* obtained from benzine and coal-tar. It Is changed tu
a somewhat COmploX carburet which
is subjected to tin- action nf exotic
and sulphuric adds. The pmduet thus
nbtalned, diluted with Inert matters,
Is sold under the name of musk. The
list of synthetic perfumes Is long, They
Imitate all the known perfumes; but
despite the efforts to Imitate exactly,
they are nearly alwnys Inferior to thc
true essences. Many perfumers boast
thai they use nothing hut true essences, hul nearly all tlo* cheaper perfumes nlve hints nf synthesis.
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Worms ,Convulsions,Fcvcrish-
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discovery nf artificial perfumes
ot Interfered with the culture uf
nwers formerly exclusively used
tklng perfumes; on the contrary,
i synthetic processes have multl-
ami developed lhe true essences
* flowers have been more exten-
uscil by manufacturers for high-
I sellers.    Though there is room
II the artificial essences of lnw
:tlon, slhe natural products used
ands nf years apo are in no dan-
f being superseded by the artl-
Th.' dramatic censur is once more in
the exact centre nf the English stage,
and with the relentless limelight turned full Upon him. His name Is Mr.
Charles Brookfield, and once upon a
time In his Kiddy and Irresponsible
youth he wrote a play which was said
J by a committee of maiden aunts to be
! improper. That play Is now lu bo revived, but Mr. Urooklleld eau do nothing In the matter, since It Is uuw beyond his jurisdiction, while tu make
I matters worse lie Is nut allowed by
his official position to reap any benefit
• frum a dramatic performance. All he
can do i.s tu write Indignant letters tn
jthe newspapers protesting against the
demoralization <>f the stage as exem-
! pulled by his own play. Another cruel
| juke upun the censor has been played
by Lawrence Cohen, whose one-act
play was refused a license. .Mr. Cohen
i changed the name of the play, made
one or twu insi*i,rnilb-ant alterations in
the cast and submitted It once more to
I the censor, who promptly passed it.
Now Mr. Cohen makes known the fads
•and delicately draws attention to the
j new name of his play, which is "Quits."
j A play by Sir William Gilbert was
once compelled tn pass under the har-
row. I'r. Butler, when head master of
j Harrow, made It a rule lhat all pieces
| In be acted within the schnlasllc corral must be submitted to him fnr approval. Among them was "The Palace
nf Truth," wherein the hero says to
th.- heroine, "Meet nie outside the garden j.rate at nine o'clock tonight."   Dr.
Butler's censorial pen erased thi  vrorda
"at   nine   o'clock   tonight"   .ind   substituted  "at   three  o'clock  thi** aft-r-
noon."    The  later hour was -
considered    tun    suggestive    tot
youthful mind.
Parisian  lovers   pf th*-   staid   and
sober-minded Matin were recently distressed iu hnd upon the frum* page    t
Ihelr    favorite    newspaper    .i     *
drawing nf a supposed  inhablton
Mars.   Th*- drawing u ,; *
M. Kdnioii.i    Perrter   <■*.'    the   PreneJi
Natural Hist.-ry Museum, and the     I
defense that the Incriminated -ci-n*..-;:
eould offer was the fact tha    He  ba :
been urKe.l upon his '■'•■■■'■    >"'-•■•■■ by -VL
Flammarlon himself,    Th
explained, was not wholly
had carefully studied the Martian •:un-
dltlons and he betlei ed be m
the kind of being that would at
conditions.    Th*-   M.irri.m   would   -'■■'■   ■
larye  hour p. .'   : . -   ■ v
atmospheric pressure,        *■   ild
large size because the for
is slight, and le- wo - ■ : laired
because th.* Martian daylight ow
Intensity. So M. Pertier draws i  :.-  ui-
ful   looking  being  with ^    ■ • -
heavy ears, spindle tlm waist.
not at all the kind of *>    ...:
wish to meet in a dark lam
Uut Perrler says that ri:- Mart
kind-hearted ond very Inte I
it is hard t" see how he can .in-.*-,
particular deductions from the ph
conditions of the red p
Mile.   Collinere, ing
woman,     is   the    most
wlnetaster ln the world, though
a teetotaller.      The 1 r*,rm_
employ her for regular work ud Cr»-
quently f.-r special duty, and so wonderful i*. her gift that she ear • ■ .-
■*?*_">.00'> a year. She has often f.r.rei
so-called win.--* with n--t a :■ r'. .-■ i
grape Juice In them, bein? m. :
cheap alcohol, su-ear. dyes, and still
cheaper fruit Juices,
Owing to so much unfavorable weather, many farmers ove* W»,- ■■■:
Canada have i*ath<»red at least part of their crop touched by frost cr
otherwise water damaged, However, throuKh th* Inrre thortAir* in
corn, oats, barley, fodder, potatoea and vegetables, by the unusual heat
and dmugl.t nf lard summer in the United States, K.istcrr. Canada vnd
Western Burop*, there is going to be a steady demand at (rood pri^M
fm* all the grain \Vent**rn Cam.la has ralse-d. no matter whal i**-* -luallty
may bo.
So much variety In Quality makes It Impossible fur thos. less experienced tn Judga the full value that should be obtained for such ttrain.
therefore the farmer never stood more In need of the service* of the
experienced n,l<l reliable uraln commission man to aet for him, tn the
looking  after  selling  of  his   grain,  than he does thl sst-ason.
Farmers, yuu will therefore do well fur yourselves not to accept
str*.*i **r track prices, but tn ship yuur grain by carload direct to Fort
William or Port Arthur, to be handler) by us In a way thst will gel
for you all there In In It. We make liberal advances when desired, on
receipt of shipping bills for cars shipped. We never buy your (train ou
uur own aceounl, but act as your agents in selllnn It to the best advantage tor >nur account, and we do ro un a fixed commission of Ic. per
We hnvo made a specialty of this work for many years, and are
well known over W« -"tern Canada for our experience In the rrain trade.
reliability, enroful a.ientlon to our customers' Interests, nnd promptness
In makng settlements.
W* invite farmers who have not yet employed us to write to us fnr
shipping instructions and market Information, and in regard lo our
standlnR In the Wlnnlpec Grain Trade, ami our financial position, we
hei; to refer you to the t'nlon Hank nf Canada, .md any of Its branches.
alto   tn  the  commercial  agencies  ol  Bradslreels and ll. <»  Dun A- Co.
703 Y Grain Exchange Winnipeg
Parson's Store.
Clothing and  Furnishings i
Hart Block
We Repair Watches
ami .
in First
1 Optii
nl work
A trial
\V.' il" engraving mi iln-- premises, i'n,! .lum' iiuiii Empress ITnlol
The Fraser Valley Nurseries
Including Apples, Pears, Plums, Cherries, Small
Fruits, ami Ornamental Shrubbery.
For Full Particulars, writo
General Manager,
District Agent
If you havo nny Cedar Poles for
sale, fiit last Full or Winter, please com-
inunicato with Mr. Beer, Light _ Power
Dept. ro dimensions and specifications
ele, nt once,
B. C. Electric Ry. Co. Ltd.
Formerly (Tlio Now Bra.)
Muted nml illsliwl overr Tlmrsiiny from M-
iiilli-f. w.-siniiiisi.-r sirs'.'!. Cliilliwai'k.
Stitiacriiitlnll price tl.oo per yenr in mlvmii'c lo illl
pi.liiuln in ih.I. Umpire: In Unllcil Slntca tl.Mi
llisi.liiy iiilv.-i-tisinir ruti-s iim<l«> klliiwi  nssilli
,-nllnil lis llie uullllalli'r.
I'l.issiii.-il inlvcrllacineiiti. i eoiil iht wonl eneli
llissurtlon, luiuilili- in uils'i.rii's'.
liispinj iitlvertlaori.willpioaso remomlior tlml
ll. illslirs- II 1-llllllS!.'. S-OpS  lllUsl tkf ill Jlstl late, lll.Hl
W',.-.llitsillsv lllwl I.n.l'
c. a. uariib.ii. Putillilusr mid Proprietor.
'li. ..si-iijsi- L-riti.-isin. sny 1t.1tlsis.4r, dis i,..ll...ni
lx- lltitlllllK.
Tlm notion tnkon by tho Municipal Council in n propor course in
regard to tin: cutting ol noxious
woods. Thoro nn- sunn: portions of
lhe vnlley whicli certainly require
attention, A slris'i enforcement of
tlie regulation will dn much toward
lessoning tho distribution of weed
seeds.    Cut down tlie weeds.
. .
S.iine nf lhe street crossings pul
In this Rummer arc lho subject of
torso comment by auto owners.
Theso crossings nre two high nnd
much too narrow nnd nre inonaco
In light rigs nud nutuinohiles. The
wide crossings nf mure recont construction are it decided improvement nud nre the proper sort.
. .
An order for 250,000 fruit boxes
bus just beon placed by lho fanners'
exchange, of Kelowna, llritish Columbia. This is the largest order
for fruit boxes lhat hns ever been
given and is a clear indication of
tho phenomenal increase in fruit production wliieli 1ms taken plnce during lhe pusl few yenrs. Kolow'llll
is rapidly becoming moro nml more
the cenler of the fruit industry, and
il is slated Unit tlie largest fruitand
vegetable cannery is now under construction nl that point. Four years
ngn '211,000 fruit boxes were sulli-
cii'iit lu handle tlie Kelowna fruit
City ratepayers should give earnest
consideration to lhe proposal to
purchase the water system of thc
Klk Creek Company. Tlie proposed
purchase differs from n loan for
street improvement or oilier like
propose, (which is a gnnd Investment, and whicli brings full returns
indirectly,) ill that il mortgages thc
credit of tlie City until the system
pays for itself ill real money frnin
its earnings ns n going business
concern, The agreement with the
Company expires iu a yenr or two
hence,tl iiupnn.v hns tin' oxolusivc
franchise of thc valley, tho system
is yearly Incoming more indispensable and profitable, so that nl tliat
time lhe city will have lobo pleased
ts. accept such terms as the Company may dictate, and which major may uot be thoughl exorbitant.
It is n certainty that rates will not
be less than al present. Even
now the price charged the cily for
water and hydrants really prohibits
adequate (ire protection liceausc of
the fact thai hydrants nie sn
widely separated. The Free Press
is lirmly of the opinion thnt such n
necessity ns the water supply should
lie owned nnd controlled by the
people, who are dependent ii]xin it.
The priee and terms of purchase
cannot be expected to lie as favorable at any future period us they
are at this juncture. The purchase
of the system looks like a sound
nnd wise move on thc part of the
City, and a move we hope to see
supported strongly at tlie polls on
Friday June 2>S. The scheme of
financing the deal is to mortgage
the system for (110,000 and raise by
! In md issue J100.000 on tlie credit of
the City, mnking a total of 9210,000
the price necessary to handle the
system. The ratepayer is asked to
endorse thc by-law t<> raise tho
$100,000. The system is paying a
gnnd dividend at present nud   will
yearly become n groator asset. A
public meeting will possibly bo
called for Monday evening when
the details of the mailer will lie
presonted lo ll Itlions,
. .
Chilliwack   citizens    should    lie
more public spirited lhan wc are somo
limes led In helii'vc Ihey are.      The
man who has mnde thousands of
dollars by llie rise in values of land I
ami business proporly, nnd has bene-
] lined h.v the inllux of outside capital, should nl   lensl  lie    willing   to
I assist any gnnd movement to further
[enhance tbovaliioof proporly or the
I prosperity of tho place. Unless local
men show this spirit we e t expect the oulsi.de mini with enterprise I
I and  money to ooine in and make i
tilings move und turn iliings up for|
ui Intake iu u lull sliure of bonofits,
like so many sponges.   This vnlley
i hus, we ure creditably informed,contributed thousands for the boosting
of li. C, nnd prairie communities,
witli "high and dry" sub-divisions,
and to companies whoso operations,
if any, will centre in other towns
ami cities, and while our own oily,
with its wealth producing soil sur-
I'liiinding is pnssi'd up. The men
who are conducting local concerns
which could easily become larger, do
not receive more lhan passing notice
iu many cases, while any new
proposition tn develop local industry is viewed with suspicion. Is adversely criticised, nr enlists no more
Intorost thancnnl Indifference. Conditions havo changed In Chllllwaek,
Profitable rolurns und wealth producing ontorprise are not going in
come withoui an offort mi lhe pari
of local peoplo, If Cliilliwnck wants
tn secure industries nf growth, tho
pcnplc will have lo go after these
Iliings. Thc nlly enjoys inunv
natural advantages bul il is tho business of the people herd, ami especially those who havo means ul thoirconi
iiiand.lo pul n shoulder to llie wheel,
We liolil uo brief for nny pnrlicuhir
concern, hul on general principles
advocate an enlargement of the quality and quantity of thai sense of
true citizenship whieh pulls for Iho
home town uud iis prosperity nud
development all the lime An opi-
demic of such a spirit in Chilliwack
is what wc want, and lirsl of ull
might In have.
****** ** *** .j.:..'.*.-. ••..:• .:.•:. ********** ************* **** ******
* Established
|        Paid up Capital and Reserve $11,400,000
* We givo spocinl attention to Savings Accounts.     One
* Dollar only is nocossary to opon an account,  interest
j allowed nl highest Bank rate and added twice a year.
* No delay in withdrawals.    Two or more persons may
* opon a joint account nnd either party can withdraw
* monoy,
(lllis'cs over Royal  Hank of Canada,
R. A. Henderson, ci:. & .vi.I-,.
B. C. Land Suhveyoii
Rooms 10 A 11. WcstmlnBtor Trust Block
Westminster Trust Building
We have u new and up-to-date
plum with tha liu.'si methods fm- nil
ksii.Ih ssl Cleaning, liyimr ami Pressing.    Expert help lor all brandies.
Special attention will In* given lo'ali
Mail am! Express orders from Chilli-
waek and tlic Valley, Wc solicit a i rial.
428   5th AVE.  W..  VANCOUVER
British Columbia Electric Ry.
..8.30 a.m.
..1.15 ll.III.
,,0.00 I'.iii.
1 0.30 a.m.
Kaslln iinui—
Train Van.
'.'    8.30 n.m,
4 12.16 noon
8  S.00 p.m.
I''live        Arriv.'
Train Van.       Wi'slnsin
ll 3.00 p.m.      -1.0-1
3. I's
Lvoi Chllllwaek 8.00 n.m. i Dally Kxccpl
"   Vancouver 7.00  '    i     Sunday
All passenger trains handle Rxpt-on.
_TI A IM        The Light Draft
ls/llll "One Man"
HERE is a real Hay Loader; n genuine hihor saver; not a mere
hay elevator. It's rightfully called the "Ono Mnn" louder lie-
ctiusc mie iiiun is nil that's needed to run it. The force delivery
pushes the hay well forward on the loud, where it can be easily
handled h.v lhe driver.
Dain Exclusive Advantages
Easy to couple all wagons without adjustment. No long, crooked
crankshaft I" lircak or cause trouble. Geared right to insure
lisdii draft and greatest hay gathering efficiency. Gathering
rakes uud elevating parts operated hy hammock mounted pilinans.
Wink- equally well on swnlh or windrow. Castor wheels in rear
lessen draft nud muke turning easy.
The lluin Louder is lightest draft, most simple in design and
most convenient lo operate, (icts ull the hay; mnde to last from
best materials. That's why il is the musl popular loader built
today—why ii is most widely imitated and just why it should lie
yuur choice.
Chilli waek Implement tl Produce Co.
Successor to WM. ARCHIBALD
Estimates Given
rhone 68
P.O. Box 2C5
Continuity of Impression is Successful Advertising
1 Chilliwack Acreage at a SNAP '
We have a few Five Acre Blocks for sale within Half a Mile of the B. C. E. Ry. Station and
one mile from School.   This Property is  splendidly  adapted for fruit  and  poultry raising.
For full particulars apply
Price $150 Per Acre
F. J. HART & CO., LTD.
The Chilliwack
Specialists        1
The Rosedale Lumber Co., Rosedale
and £. 0. Patterson, C. C. Road
And  will be pleased to quote prices at
those points as woll as deiivorod on the
Vnn I Phono
OIIIOO I'luuir
By-Law No. 97.
A BY-LAW to enable tlie Corporation
ot ilse CitJ ot Chilliwaek n. mile by wuy
ol Inuil ilu' siuii of One Hundred 'lliuiiH-
uml ($100,000.00) Dullilts int the |.iu-
eluisi,' ol' waterworks,
WT1EHEAS ii i" necessary anil e.vpe-
diem iu purchase iln* wulerwnrks system
nl the Elk Creek Waterworks Company
Limited for supplying for any purposes
water to the Inhabitants of ihe Cily of
Chilliwuek uml localities adjiiconl thereto.
ANIl WHEREAS il is necessary lo
raise annually l»y special rate llm sum
nl siio.'s'.1.:',."> principal und llie siuu nl'
isiouo.oo intcrcsi making a total aiiuniiu
of $0O62.!)5 annually (or iho term nl (nny
yeurs du- llie re])aymelit "1 (lie sill.! loan
ami interosl liiereini us hereinafter inon-
AND WHEREAS llie value of Llie
whole rateable laud in lhe guld Corporation lUUOIUllS In *l,l'i7li,l>'J.VIsU.
ASH WIIKItEAS die inuil nl of
Mie existing (IcIiciUillv tlcbl  ol  lhe said
Cily is tl 1(1,500.00 si( which inn I  die
principal or InlercHl Is iu arrears,
NOW TIIKREKORK ihe Mayor and
Cnuni.il nf il"' Ciirpiirallnii ul ilie City
ni Chllllwaek with the ilHSi-tlt nf lhe elei'-
is.rs of llii' Hii'nl Corporation duly received
enact us loll.ills;
1 Ii -hull lie lawful I". die Mayor ni
ili<> Hiilil Corporal Inn uinl iln- Clerk iillhu
Cnuus-il (su- the purpose afur
liiiri-iiw sn- raise hy way ol Inuil (rolii uny
iktsiii. nr |.eisniis nr body corpomlc or
bodies corporate, win. tuny 1..- tvllllng to
aitvitlli'l' lhe saille nil   tlle   I'll (III   "I   I
.Iclicnturcs hereinafter iiieiilionci!
.'iirp..riitii.u, a iiiiii of money nol i
Ing .so iln- whole die stun ni Um
ilred Thousand Hollars, uml localise the
same lo he placed In lhe llanli ol Mon-
tn-iil io tin- ciiy ni Clillllwnrk,  llrlllsh
Columbia, lo iheeredll o( iln- Ciirporn-
tinii (nr llie purposes aliove iveited uud
delK'lilllles   nf   lhe   Corporation   In   lhe
amount nlOne Hundred Tlioiiwuul Hoi
lu ih ($100,0001   in  lbs'  whole
issued liy lbs- sni.l Mnynr   illiil
accordance wlib ilu' Municipal Act. in
sums ii« may !«• rcf|tsln*il,  hm  mu  less
thai  Hundred   pnllars ($100.00)
each. Kncli "i snell delienliires shall Is'
sigiu'il by ihe said .Mnynr iiiiii Clink uud
iln- Clerk shall attach Ihen'imilcr lhe
s-..i'|s..riite sen! nf the said Corporal'
2 The debeiiltiressliall bmr liiturml al
a rule not exceeding 5 |H'r centum per
iiiiiiiiiu, payable yearly on the Ilrst day
of November iu each uml every year during tin* currency of the sai.l debentures
ur any ssf thein.   Thin- shull be attached
lo the suid ilehs'iiinrcs rotl|ions algitctl by jf*
llie Mayor for each uinl every payment u
ol tnlerest  lhal  may become due und %,
Hii.-li BignaltiFu may Ih' cither wriiti-o, s.
siaiujH'd or lithographed. .*
;l   Tlic said debentures, us to the prln- ^
eipal uml Interest, shall be payable a! the
Hunk ..( Montreal, Cliilliwnck. !',. 0, ami'
tho said principal sum shull  he mmlc *» •*#_    Ml* ».   /_   VJ*S "**_"_> *_'/3*^" *??.//» _*-_* ■*
payable bi thc Corporation al a dale on; jfi*   * **   "    "****-*    * *•*    * *'   **** *■'   •*•*•»***   *  *■_.
or boforo forty years from the lirst. slay 0
of November, Kill'. ] y
4 Then' shall bo raised and lovlcd 0-
annually, by ratesutliciciit tlierefor, .sn'l;
ali llie rateable loin! within lhe limits of p*.
the Coruoruti.ni ihe "um "f sin-v.'.:'..'. fm- ^
llie purpose nf I'.srn.!,,._ 11 sinking fond ' .'.;
(or tlie |.aymi-iit nf tlie suid debentures, i^a*
and the stun nf $5000 on for Hie payment _
of iho Interest at die nne aloresaid to,***
become due on soeli (Icbcnlurcs ilui-ini'' *^f
tho currency thereof, the same tube in!Jtf
udditiiui to nil rules tn Iss' levied uud enl- .'.I
Itvit't! iii tlu- suid corporation during tlie' j*is\
whole currency ..f tlic said debentures or ~*
any of tbem. ^
6 This By-law shall como into ed'ocl *?;
on the 28th .lay nf June, lull'.
(1   This Ky-liiss tuny Ih- cited  for ull
purisssscs us lho City of Cliilliwnck Water-   .
works Purchase By-law, 1012, !**^
Passed by tho Council tlic liiiliduy nil iff
June, Wl'.' ***
Received Iho asncnl ssf tin. elector
an elect ion lor iln- purpose on tlie I ma,
day nf . 1012. %
Reconsidered uml finally adopted by
the Councils sit/ni'd Isy tbe Mayor nud
Clerk and sealed with tlic corporate seal
the day of , 11112,
MAY.II! '"
'I'ii.' Grays uf Chilliwuek won
Iheir third sli'alghl league game at
Rosedale Thursday Inst. The
grounds wore wel from Ihu heavy
showers Wednesday night und in
tlie fifth inning another shower fell
; j making il impossible lo handle the
ball ui'ately. The gnmo was bard
foilghl li'.ni Bliirl In llnisb nnd
owing 10 wc! ground jus! ns uncertain. Ilosodiilo stnrted ininiis
.Mci'chnnl and Oggloby who were
snugged while crossing the Kruser
while Iheir team mates were experiencing similar conditions on
the wel grounds, Substitutes worked in placo of the absent ones unlil
the Itflh inning when thoy reached
the field of battle mul between
Luiigbiii uud Locke, although both
were under 11 big handicap wilh lbs'
i wet nnd slippery bull, lbc
I lend s rniffCll fl'Olll one side to  the
jollier until the eighth when Chilli-
waek scored three runs wliieli decided lhe gainc,     Even Willi   lbc   rain
lbc people turned out to root for
Iheir pels uud while dofentod Ihoy
still huve coididctice in tlic chain-
{pious retaining "The llig (luld
i'llp." Kirs! ou balls h.v Locke 1 —
liy Luugbliu 'J. llii liy pitched Imil
by Locke:',—h.v Luugbliu 8 Struck
mil by Locke I'i—liy Laughlin 11.
Umpire ('bus. Hill.
What wc want tn HAMMER in should bo
PLANE to evory builder. AWL our hardware is tlic lies! you ever SAW, uml uur
businoss HINGES on a SQUARE ileal. Nunc
uf our customers evor BOLT. This is mi tlic
LEVEL, su BRACE up, and givo us a BIT o!
your InniinoBB. Good hardware ADZE value
tu any building.
■ _
i-nml  H..I    a***
Clerk   in  •».
'ilu .luhnnie ! in lied? " "No, jus! taking off
lines." "Well get a move un and get down
pull mil another buggy." "Well I thought I
dune mv share,  I pulled mil throe to-day."
1 •*>
Tlie New Style McLaughlin takes tlie lend
all knuw a guud buggy when they set
Mnynnrd it Murphy are doing tlie Liz.
if vuu want anytliiiiK in tlieir line
Prop in
Fruit Crates
Wc havo anticipated a lag fruit yield for
this season and have on hand a big supply
of fruit crates both for local and shipping
purposes. Your order will receive careful
. m
? TheChilliwacKPlaning Mills ?
;* P. 0. Box 243 Phone L2442 ^
Stew; nm'u^eivf &*£&*<■& i/i**evl
That the nlsove is a Irue copy of the
proposed liy lnw upon which llie vote ssf
thc Municipality will Ih- taken nn tlie
28th slay ssf Juno, 1012, (nun nine o'clock
in tlie forenoon is> seven nYhsek in the
afternoon, at tin' following polling places
within Uu- Municipality:—
PUBLIC N.iTH'l'. is liorehv given thnl
a vsste of tlie electors of tin' City nt Chilliwuek will Is- taken nu the above named I
liy-luw at ibe liine um! placo above men-
liislicl. ami Ihnl C. W.  Weill,   has   Is-en
appointed Returning Oillcer to luko tlie'
vote of sacii electors, with lliu usual
powers in that behalf,
Ily Order of the Council,
I). E. CAlll.l'TOS, Cily (irk.
1 You Face Forward 1
When You Read
The Advts.
SEALED TENDERS an' invited am!
will Ih' received up till noon on I'Yiduy
tlie 28th slisy of .Inns' 11112, for the ercc-
and completion of a New High Scliool,
situated on the Yule Road, Oliilliwuck,
11. 0.
eau lie oblallied froni the undersigned,or
from N. A. Leech, Esq., Archllect, Vancouver, ll. 0, A marked cheque fnr -'s^
of the amount uf the tender will Ih' required in accompany saints.
All general contractors must be British
The lowest or any tender not llccossar-
iiy accepted.
Chilliwack, B, C.
The news in a paper presents a history, or record,
of things  tliat have  happened,     Tlie advertisements in tlic paper are n forecast of many things
that arc lo happen.
An item of news tells of something thai is past.
An advertisement tells of somotliing that is to be.
Reading the news you look backward, which is
useful, necessary, helpful. Reading the advts.
you look forward, which is inspiring, exciting,
profitable. You put yourself in touch with things
that are to be.
Read the news tor history, the ads.
tor opportunity.
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*%*mif'iVe ;M?V«
A very successful snle of work
wns  held   in  Hie Ornnge  bull  oui
Thursday lust ii nneetion with'
the Women's Auxiliary. Tliere
wns sonic beautiful fancy work'
which met with n very ready sale,
besides numerous other useful
articles. An excellent tea was provided liy the ladies. The concert
held in lhe evening proved a very
great success too, in spite of tbe
weather, the large ball lieing filled,
Au excellent programme wus submitted. The lloscdalc Orchestra
guve some beautiful selections and
were well applauded, .Mrs. Seymour's rendering of "All Soul's
nny" nnd "Another Dny*' were received with great delight. Mrs. ('.
Mlturo, Mrs McAlphine, Miss Bennett delighted the nudience with
their trio. Mr. (i.Moss witb "The
Veteran's Song," nnd Mr. ('. Sonteiy
with "Rainbow" were greatly cheered, Mi'.Marrswitb an amusingstump
speech, together with Mr. Peyton's
coinic songs brought the houso!
down. Dr. Elliott gave u beautiful j
violin solo from the "(.'ns'iillerin
j Husticiinn," and Mr. Close's cornet
solo was very much appreciated,
Tlie result of the whole day's proceeding greatly enhanced tlie Churcli
nf Knglanil building and furnishing
All tbe members of the City Council were present nt the weekly meeting on Monday evening except Aid.
Kekert.   Tho session wasa light one.
The report of the Government Analyst nf the water of Danville Creel;
wiis favorable and securing lliis
source of supply was rccoinmended-
Tbe matter was left witli tlie Mayor.
The management of St. Thomas
Church complained of the unsatisfactory condition of the north side
of First Avenue, along the church
property. This wns referred tn the
Chairman of tlic Board of Works.
Tlie action of the Finance Commissioners iu investing n portion of
lite Sinking Fund in a mortgage held
liy Mrs. M. O. Hull against thc
property of Thos. Howe, wnsondors-
I Summer Shirts I
«*. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiH
AUK probably,looking for ju-t this kind of
Shirt.    If you ure just come iu and sec our
Range of Dr. Joagor, nnd W. tl. & I!. Shirts, in Silk,
Wool Taffetas, Cashmeres, Silk Striped Madras, Soft
Fnbrics, Soft Cull's.   Somo with soft Collars in match.
The coolest slulT you'll sen for Summer Wear.
Summer Underwear
Is iiiiii Silks.
Balhriggnn, Cashmeres, Light W
sizes and prici
Two Piece or Skirl.    All Sizes and Grades.
«       CHAS. PARKER
Si You.t Outfitter Cliilliwnck. B. C.
\ AN
Al. Investment
33 acres on McSween Road two-thirds
cleared and tlie balance easy clearing.
First class soil for mixed farming.
! Price $250 per acre.    Terms to Suit
t Adjoining Property  has lieen  sold
f for $400 per acre.
Chas. Huteheson $ Co.
Household Articles
The Clerk wus instructed to advertise tlie intention of the council
to const met cemout walks on Woodbine ave., Spndinn nve., Gore ave.,
College st.. and Westminster nve.,
tinder the Local Iniprovcncnt Goner- i *****************************************************
al Bylaw 11112.
Aid. Carleton was instructed to
purchase 600 feel of hose for lhe Kire
On motion it n-iu decided to construct pormnnonl walks eight feet
froni proporly line on streets of si\-
l.v-six feet ami six feel from line nu
folly fool streets.
The case of an Inmate of the Hospital was referred lo the Board uf
The Itaptisl Sunday ScIiih.1 Cluss
of young girls taught by Miss Florence Morse enjoyed a nappy picnic
it Cultns lake on Tuesday nftornoon.
Tlie trip wns made in two nutos
while the Pastor antl Superintendent
look charge of the girls iu the boating portion of the program. Miss
Morse and others contributed to the
enjoyment of lho girls in providing
and serving the lunch. The class
wus delighted with the nut ing.
Matinee of moving pictures at
the Lyric Thentre every Saturday
afternoon at •'..!!().    Admission l(k'.
Advertise in the Froo Press.
El boilo
The little immersion heater. II oils
water in a few
El Stovo
The   stove
which     boils
your     kettle
all cooking
purposes as
well as toasting.
El Perco
Makes delic
ious coffee
in    at   few
Phone 257        &   PUGH
Chiiiiuiacb IMIII.LIW.M'K   KlfKI'l   PRESS
At Once lo La&ris Barlior Trada
Only clglsl wi-.-kH rflqulrcd to tos.ru, toola
fr,... nml puy nrngoi wlil!.- loantlng. roul-
tluim HCCIlrml on  DOtnplotlots ut  It'   Sid
to $'20 iior wcok. Wo Ims-.- liniiilioils of
locution, wlicri' yon run slurl linsini-Hs
tnr .'..oreelf. Ti-i'l.i.-iiilous .l.-ini.ml for
Insrli.'i-H. Ws-ili- (or Froo Cutnlogno; bolter Bt 111. .-all 11 ynu would liooomo uu
export , yuu must lie uu lul.-rn.-.tionul
Alcxiindcr Avo.,  Finn Door Woiit
or Main St., Winnipeg.
Clip Azof."
.Ui.sii-ess   ",\ ,-,uuin i.m clipper (or
nn tlnrllng Aaorl    I told tlm iilrl particularly in I'.-i.-li a  hulnlrosser,   Hay,
Hector, wrjn'l  you have y ■ luiii I
si. ns iiiii ii, glvo the poor iiuiii nil tilts
troublo i'"i- nothing?"
it., suspicious Htrnngor :ii
Wlinl   aro  yuu   doing   In
IhiH moro?"
Burglar   "Cnn'l   yor soo  I'm  inkln'
I.l-ull   UttltlS, eiilirl   .sili|-..-l- Iii Ilu-  King
ut Snxony, was oneo n ncwaboy nn lhe
stroots uf Now Vi.i-li. Uoconlly ho
gavo m i-i-i-liul In I.i.ml.ui receiving
high prnlse from tho crltlcn, boing heralded ns one ..I ilu- inuil notoworLhy
llodcr-singors In ISuropc, lie hus
l.i-.-u in turn u mlnstrol, actor, and
operatic singer, N'.-xi winter ho plnns
lo lour ih.. United Slates.
  A tiilW. stf.i. iiiiil-*.'|itic, disco-
ti.'i'il, roBOlVODt liiiiiii.'iit. Jiiul a
in ..vn r.-iiij'tty f..r tills ii ml Hi in*
tflttftl-UbwE .Mr. 11.0. Kotlomt,
HiH-li.'t. M:iKs.,li(-f(.rc ii'iiij- tliis
roni.-lv, mi Ho red im.-nsuly witli
ruin I:-1 und Inll-inrd veins:
hey mm nwnih-0, knotted nnd
■ hurt]. Iln writes: "AII.t usiiij
J (inn   nml   unr-li-lf   buttles    nf
wen* ri'iliU'i'il, lltfl;iiitiii:iti"ii un.l jmin unllP. uml I
li ;ivu li.ul im ri'i-urn-ii.-i- >.f tlio trntiMe dtiritu: tlio
E;ist 6li year",." AImi removes (lultri', l'ainliil
H.'llllij.'S.Wcn'*, Cysts. On lull srs, llruiM'S "lllaelt
I'rii-.- ti.itUfiii'l .-J.UUu i" 'Hi-in ilnini'ihisurdi-liviTi-il
liti.ik r> a trvu. VVrlto-forft,
Alio fiiTi'ifiiiud bf lUrlin, Hold fi Wynne
Oo., Witinipot; the National Mnm A Chemieal
Co., Winnipeg and Calgary, ami IlenderioD
8tob. Co.. Ltd,, Vano-over.
That Reminds Ne
Si-nil for Free Book giving full particular, uf TRENCH'S REMEDY, the
World-famous curt* fnr Epilepsy and
Fits, .sim pic home treatment. 26
years' sueoess,
Testimonials   frum  all   parts  of  the
world,   Over 1.000 in one >ear.
IO" SI. .InmCM* rhaniliri-N, Torontit.
Ladles in do plain and light sewing
at home, whole or spare time. Good
pay. Work sent any distance, Charges
paid. Si-ni) stamp Cor full particulars,
National Manufacturing Co., Montreal,
W Feb. v-»i
on the
Horse— r*™'"t
9,'e  offfrr  ymi   fr***_l
thlfboolt '.hv tcllsyuul
ml about  hone dls-1
eUei and liow to cure
them.   Call lor It nt
i  your local dfUggUt or wrltr ui.
I Ii |nT.,liuls|r.     It taiet Spavin.   Cml.. Splint. I
l!ii,jMr,MsrntirotlKrl-iriri,r-.,'!'il Vl>-.li'l Mt-.f
■ I || «irr-_N. n-a.1 wlmt Uo tMlgaaaOfBiiiili
ti. "t-. Oi •. mvi • "l n****! jant Sputa uuie on i
iv,t.« i!i.t i,,-i Rinibotjettuia tt «aea dim in |
- Punk fmdhtot BUneHQ**
■.I. *.      "I'lra*-* **ti.\ t"« .r**1"* I
i ilubb Ir-jii"- OH tli'  ll'.r*->.  [
ii,-,|tl. I. ,tili-_of y.-.ir I
,,l '.' I' .. "■AVillVi"!
Ml  an.,*., mil fin-Ill a
i, .nrrl   i ■ ,**fll,.S   ■ .'.   .
tin) all Uinl Of HIM <»
. BOOM, „
KmhUITi «P-»lti I
_Cihv 1*. » .11 «t lh* 1
\ uniform pi"•
f |1l»   I   1-  ll!-.
Jf,  i-iiik t r liOft I
Wn t i   - 't. i *■•' u I
or Mil tree  ' ■ 1   •< |
ts IIOH-R *"i'   t -'1    dttffMi |
INSURANGB        amam,
•fl   I'nnst.uri talli,   Vermont,! .S.**._
Your Liver
is Clogged up
Hiut'l Why  Yosj'r.  Tired -Oul   of
Sort,—Have No Appelite._
will put you rigol
ia • lew .lay,.
They do
(heir doty.
Ilea, Bil-
Wtsiof,,, Incligntiaa,, and Sick H„_c_.
Genuine namlmi Signature
Gibbs "l hear that Bronson Ih very
happy as an after-dinner Hpoaltor."^
Dibbs -"Possibly; but that's more
Umn can bo said Cor his audlonco,"
* *   *
'i'ln- First Burglar contemplating
father's Invention "Wol abahl the
bloomin' burglar alarm?"
Tho Socond Burglar ".May as woll
imi ii in ih.* bag; we can get somethln1
for in*' bolls, p'raps."
4 *        *
The Heiress (in tears) "My husband was ho ardent In his lovo malting,
I thought im adored mo.
iifi* Friend "My dear, ,i man can
pul considerable Corvor Into his wooing
whon it's a caso of marriage or work,"
• *   *
Ho -"Tho WHiii.in I marry must look
upon ni*' us iln* greatest mun lu Ilu*
sin- "Oh, woll, you may nml ono,
Whon a womnn lovos she is not only
blind, bul is absolutely devoid of
'•'...in.! in get duI hero and strotch
your legs?" asked tho travelling man
of his companion, ns the train stopped.
■■Wli.ii place is 117" Inquired tho
"No,  l  had  ono log stretched lion*
"I'm going off mi a hunting trip wilh
I links, Dawson, and Blldad," said
tllckenl ier.
"Fine!" said Wlgley. "Big game or
"Oh, wo never go beyond the ton-
cenl limit." snid Hlckonloopor,
• *   »
"Now, Johnny," said tho teacher,
"there was Damocles what was It
hung ovor his head, suspended by it
"Absalom!" cried Johnny, delighted
i.i think thai the teacher had given
hint an easy one.
"Johnny," said tho minister, reprovingly, as ho met an urchin carrying a
string of lish one Sunday afternoon,
"did you catch those today?"
"Ve    yes,     sir."     answered     Johnny.
"That's   whal   they   got    for   ohasln'
worms on Sunday."
Rounder (to wife over the phone)—
"Sorry, dear, I eunnot get home to dinner tonight; l am detained at tho
Wife—"You poor dear, that's too
had. I dun't seo how you manage to
get any work done at all with that
orchestra ploying in your offlce."
• •   *
"Vmi say you were held up this
morning by a footpad with a revolver,
At what time'."'
"Five minutes to one."
"llow can you fix the time so precisely V"
"Because I could see the church
clock, and 1 noticed thai its hands were
exactly In the same position as my
• *   *
It was in the smoking compartment
and he I urned to lhe man on his right
with the question, "llae ye a match'.'"
The reply was a regretful negative. A
similar enquiry addressed to the only
uther occupant of lhe carriage met
with a similar response.
"Ah, weel," exclaimed lhe son of
Scotland ruefully. "I must e'en use yln
of my uin!"
• •    *
".Miss Pounder," said the boss as the
stenographer was getting on her
tilings, "before you go home I wish to
dictate il couple of dozen letters."
"A couple of dozen?" echoed the
stenographer, aghast.
"Twenty-six. to be exact," returned
the boss, very quietly. "Please get
your book—neady?—Now, then—a b c
d e f. etc. Thank you. Miss Founder.
Nn hurry about typewriting them,
that's all!"
• •    •
Hostess (at lho conclusion of a Saturday-night game uf bridge)—"Oh,
dear, colonel! 1 hope you don'l mind;
it's ton minutes past twelve; Sunday
morning, In fact!"
l.'olonel (a strict Sabbatarian)-—"Not
really! Dear, dear! Still, aw a matter
of fact, 1 was dummy during tho lasl
t"ii minutes."
»   *    * •
Kirst Newsboy (urging his chum on)
-"Don't be a quitter! (Jo on back an'
lick him."
Second Newsboy—"I won't neither.
I've got two black eyes now an' that's
First Newsboy—"Woll, wut's de
matter wld yer? Oo on In; he cant
give yer any more, can he?"
I sin la a tot of live, whose entire
i knowledge of lhe east Ims been gathered by looking nl the pietures in the
big family Bible.
Th.*  other day,  while   walking   in
i Villi,il  park with her aunt, she saw
seated on n bench one of the Arabs
wim give color to "The Gordon «*r Allah."
|i    She grasped hor aunts hand, and In
un awed voice asked;
i    "Say, auntie, is lhat God?"
■ I ♦   •   ♦
1 "i tell yer, Dusty," s4td Weary Waggles us ho and liis companion discussed affairs silling on a park bench, "If
deie's one 1'ing in dis woyld rial 1
can't understand It's do ways o* do rich
guys when lt comes to makln' a loan.'
"Wot's de point'."' asked Dusty.
■Why, dey's fallin' all over delr
selves to lend money to China," said
Weary, "whon dey wouldn't loosen ur
fer n nickel fer a couple o' thoisly feller-cl tit-sen s like me nn' you!"
• •   •
Ho was an affable young mun und
desirous of demonstrating his kindly
and genial disposition, So when the
canary bird chirped sleepily from its
cage on the wall, ho spoke up cheerily
"What's lhe mailer, bird?" ho Inquired,
The girl glanced at him wllh a
dreamy smile. Sho was a southern
girl, and she spoke With n gentle drawl.
■He thinks It's mawnin*," she cooed
The man who loves birds hasn't been
Are You Dyspeptic?
Then Wake Up to the Pact Today
That Your Trouble Is
Thinness, tirednnss, poor color, loss
of appetite and despondency indicate
Dyspopsia   and   Stomach   Disorders.
Vmi dun't requlro a harsh, griping
medicine. Best ri suits come from Dr,
Hamilton's l'ills nf Mandrake ami Butternut, which contain Boolhlng, stimulating vegetable Ingredlonla thnl so
strengthen the BtomacTi and bowel
muscles ns to ontthlo thom lo again act
as nature Intended, When ihis Is accomplished all trace of stomach misery and dyspepsia disappears, You
will find Dr, Hamilton's Pills a scientific cine for all forms of stomach
distress, headache, biliousness, hnd
color, liver complaint and constipation. Not half-way measures bul
lusting cure for these conditions follow the use of Dr. Hamilton's l'llls.
ore sell in*. Hamilton's l'ills, _6e. per
uox, nr from the Calarrhossono ■ '••.
Kingston, Oul,
With the Horses
"Tho trouble Is," said Wilkins, us ho
talked the mailer over with his counsel, "tliat iii tlie excitement of tlu- -
incut 1 admitted (hat I had beeu going
too fast, and wasn't paying any attention to the road just before lho collision, I'm afraid tliat admission Is
going to prove costly."
"Don't worry about that," said his
lawyer. "I'll bring seven witnesses to
testify that they wouldn't believe you
under oath."
• •   •
Porfecl condition in lho horse Is evidenced by a bright, clear eye, a brilliant coat, high spirits, and mettle, and
sullicient llesh to "round him out" well,
but not enough to interfere with his
action or usefulness, A horse in this
ci md it inn. exercised regularly, and
gradually accustomed lo wurk. Is the
kind of animal that will stand most
work this spring.
Tin* in.in who succeeds in breeding
draft horses must ever keep iu mind
six.-, quality, feet, legs and action.
These an- all utility points. The markets demand horses weighing 1,700
pounds and upwards, tbat have good
body conformation, large feet of good
texture, strung, clean bone; large,
sound joints, heavy muscular development,  combined   wiih  g l   straight
snappy action. Such bursts command
high prices, and are very scarce. The
statistics for the year toil show thut
only one horse out of every twenty
sold at uur leading horse markets filled
the hill. This is surely a gnnd line of
work to pursue for many years to
come. The vast majority of our farmers mako a serious mistake when they
sell their guod draft males to go to
the cities. A goml draft marc is worth
twice us much on any farm, if she is
used for work and breeding purposes,
as she will sell for in any horse market, nnly in.ires of good weight, body
conformation, and absolutely sound,
should l.e retained for breeding pur-
puses. It is very Important that the
stallion used should he sound, drafty,
stand well on his feet and legs, short
and straight in his back, heavily muscled, and show good disposition, us Indicated by width and flatness of head
hetwecn    the   eyes.        Avoid    unsound.
small-footed, light-boned, crooked-legged or shallow-bodied stallions.
• •   •
Mr. Herbert Smith. Toronto, In discussing Ibis question, stated that the
home market was the best for Canadian horses, ami would continue to be
so for the next fifteen years.   There
He  Sulferfsd  Torture,  nntl  the   Doctor
Failed    to   Give    Relief   but    Three
Boxes Cured H.sss.
Ilulter Station, Out (Special). -"I
m.i perfect reaultB froni Dodd's Klil-
n.-v l'ills." s.i iay« Mr. Sum Malletto
■ .I this place.   And in- lim n roi I,
"My sis'Uiss-ss siiirts'si from ii strain,"
Mr. Malletto continues, "and fur a
.Mm- i did nol know a woll day. My
sleep wns broken and unrefreshlng. my
appetite wns ftlful nml my limbs would
"Thon rheumatism sol In and neuralgia, backache, haadacho mul henrt
irr.iihli' ndsli'sl to my tortures, I wun
nttondod by a dootor bul ho iil.l mo no
lasting good.
"Finally, whan Bright', Disease hud
in.' In lis Krnsp. 1 decided lo try
Dodd's Kidney l'llls, nml after taking
throe Imxrs, 1 wns ns woll ,.k ovor 1
wns In my lifo.   l have had no pain
sin itul  ntlvlso ull tny  filonds whu
Btiffor frsitn   kidney   dlseaso   to take.
Dodd's Kidney Pills and bo cured."
Mr, Mullette'B onso shows whut nc;
looted lililnoy dlsonia will result In
nnil whnt splendid rs'sulis Dosld's
Kidney i-nis give.
u.is no breeding stool, in ilu- country
for Uu- production of saddle horso, nn.l
others of lho lighl typo.     Somo plan
should  I H.ivi-ii  Cor producing ro-
 nni-l.     ai  prosont prices Cor these
ilnii' is in. Inducement Cor farmers
i.. produce thorn, Mr. Smith advised
iin- establishment of romount stations,
nml the payment of Hxt-ii prices Cor
Itorsos for remounts al cortain ages,
Thoro wore throe general classes of
niiu-Ki-l horsos: ponies, saddle horse,
ole, cily delivery horsos, nml hoavy
drafts,     lie advised the paymonl of u
bounty  fm- tho Importall C hoavy
.Iiiiii breeding mures utul lhe Inspection of Btalllons,     \V. .1. Langton, To-
i I... stated Ihul  ul t  .su per cont.
..!' Hie hoavy draft horses in nii-
i.iilo were i.r Clydo brooding. Good
horsos were hardor lo got In the country IIiiiii nl nny olher lime In the hls-
lory of ihls country, lie advised uh--
im; prizes nt fuirs for best shod horses.
W. I uml..p.  ihe chief llguro in the
r ird-broalilng snle of Baron of Buch-
lyvlo,  Ims  heen  eiileiinliu-.l  I,, dinner
by  fellow  breeders utul  presellle.l  Willi
ti silver statue of ihe famous sin- ho
puri-linm-il ns ii small lokon of their
;i|i|ireelnili.n of his successful efforts lo
Improvo   iin-   I.i I   of   agricultural
horses. lu responding, Mr. Dunlop
suid ihnl his second sight of Baron or
Btichlyvlo so impressed him Uml ho
.-..ul.I nol rcsl lllllll In- wus hi... Afler many attempts he became so. To
his mind bis offspring promised lo bo
ns t • perfection us n  v.,-.. possible
I., bring  ih.- Clydesdale l.t I.     Ilo-
ferrini: lo liorse-breodlng, Mr. Dunlop
snld   Hint   In   be   successful   Uu-y   lull-I
havo a love Cor their calling, us be
wns proud  I" suy In' luul for bis.
I lid you ovor stop i isldor how
mucli your lioallli uml comforl. youi
work utul yuur tompor doponds  upoi
Ilu-   II I    In   whicli   y -   sl s   III'.
We have to ink.- nttostlons rognrdliiu
..ur   iiv.-   stock   .ind   upplj   ib.un   i..
ourselves, I atts u- animals cannol
lell tholr likes uml dislikes, unless it
be   by   tin-   wuy   of   pnln   or   comfort,
II    is   ui    Ilu-   principles   cos i-i nine
ilu- dieting mul euro of ..ur ..wn person ilmi   Uu- lows governing lho euro
of  ..III'  live  Stoel,   ni'e   bllBOtl   Upoll.   TllOll
lei me ask you if you ever appllod
lho un.-sin.ii of fool comforl lo yourself, nml having satisfactorily answor-
eil n. apply it io your horsos? How
much longer will your horse's constitution, whieh Is contained lo a largo
extont in lis feet, depend upon its
shoeing, nml how much better service
will you receive from u well shod
beast? The questions nro easily answered.
All expert shoers will agi  Uml tho
basis of Rood shooing should be the
principle of non-interference, in the
general   smithing   practice   tin-   bleu
Should   I'.'  to  ShOO It  horse  so  Unit   Hie
g I health uml strength of tin- feet
is preserved. in addition tlu- shoe
must be securely fixed to tin' foot, especially In lhe case of those animals
employed   on   plowed   Inn.Is.
Tin- nature i.r the ground "ii which a
horse Is us-eiistomeil to work, uml the
kind of work to be don.- constitute
insist of the lnw und tin- prophets In
preparing lhe fool for the sin..'. Such
ib-feets us forging, Interfering, speed.
cutting, etc., need to be remedied, und
can only be observed wlu-n the horse
is to I..- shod. Tin- presence of low
bs-i-is. dropped soles und contracted
heels muy also l.e noticed <>n examining   the   loot   nfler   111.-   sbo.-   hns   l.i.-en
Tlie crust should be lowered wilh Hie
rasp, espi-i iully ill Ilu- I...-, where lie-
growth of the horn Is strongest. The
undcr-surface then needs t" be rasped
iiulio level. Tin- levelling of the walls
of lbo hoof is n very Important operation, uml om- which is frequently neglected. All Bherp edges must nis,.
be removed, iislns,- the knife us Utile us
Somo ancient shoers have "Iongr-
iin'-i'liiieuleil fancies" on tin* mentis
obviate disease. "Opening up the
heels" Is sllll a practice wllh shoers
win. Imagine tlsut it is a euro for fever
In ihi- feet uml navicular trouble. Contrary, Hi.- frog uud sole should I n-
couraged to grow strongly utul not Induced to shrink uml dwindle uwuy. us
happens wh.-n tho stsls- is constantly
lulled, the frogs trimmed, uml the heel
of the situs' luyeil ..IT. If the hoof Is
interfered wilh in this wuy. wasting
.sf tiie real is almost certain tss set in.
ntul the sensitive pad produces Imported horn which ou/.i's from tho clofl
s.f Hie frog us un evil smelling muss
of matter.    This* moans thrush.
Muny furm horses nre worked both
on the roud uml on tho land, Tbey
must l.e slso.l every month whatever
mny In- the stnti' of their shoos, und
this regular treatment is nil the more
ossontlnl whon thoy nre employ.-.I
largely on soft, retentive soils.    Under
these   C IllloIIS   the   Willi   or   ITIISl   of
ttie hoof is apl lo grow faster, and
there is nu.ro danger of the feet tso-
comlng misshapen or malformed lhan
Is lhe i-lise where 111.- Soils nro lighter uml thus loss soft.
Horses  of  ibe  latter  .luss  si I.i
huv. uuy diseased horn or hard lumps
eul  .ml   of the  umlor-siirfuio of  lho
Sole.       Wlli'll   tlio ShOO IS lllleil  Ills- Sol-
should P.- us nonr ilu- ground m* possible, uml If lhe .-nisi sllL-hily overlaps ihi' edge ..f Uu- shoe tin- former
should 1..- rasped down to it s<> lhal
the shoe runs Hush|lr..in too lo In. I
wilh Hi.- outer suits' ssf Hi,, hoof.
l-'ur farm horses the shoe should be
ii lliili longer and broader at the heel
ihnii In olher pulls. Iii thickness it
should run from otie-hnlf to live-
elghths nf un Inch, with n width "f une
mul one-half inches. Por n hind hoof
is shoe with u caulk on the outer heel
uml it wedge isoel lushls- Is host, und a
horse possessing low heels will do hotter with caulks on both heels.
The angle of tin' fetlock nml iho Inclination of iho foot win determine
iho length ssf tho caulk, for if It la
inn.I.• tuu long mi thul nil strain Is rent. ..-.-ii from iho lotidssiis. tho latter will
While ilie shoo Is iii red-hot heal
II   muy   bi'   lllli'd   Iss  Use   fool   so  Hint
ii black impression of tho shape ssf tho
shoe mny be ntuilo ssti tho bottom of
ths' crust. In this wny Hie shnpe of
n shoe mny bo adjusted to m iho fool
more correctly than ii might otherwise
do. The omsl Is perfectly sensitive,
nml in. harm is done l.y ihs> heal of
Ibe Shoe.    The pi'uolieo. ImwevsT,  must
ntst Ise made us un excuse fm- Istirnlnit
down llie crust, After ilulim Hie shoe
lo llie snle Iii tills luuiiiiei', It should be
cooled olT Willi ii ill.-. A well-fitted
slum win boar ou ilu- fm.i nil ihe way
round, uml  no| light  will appear he-
Iw i il .nul the bottom of Hie Willi.
If you ib.iri do .yuur own shoeing,
keep un eye on the blacksmith every
ll seems lu he Kcnoriilly accopted by
naturalists und thu world ut large
thnl the domestic tine; Is III sume sense
a collateral descendant of lhe wolf or
A professor ln lhe Natural History
Museum in Paris bus communicated
results uf his study nf various oanlno
skulls In Die Academy of Sciences, lie
appears lo huve notlcod certain peculiarities nf growth which havo hlth-
erio escaped zoologists, tie'states
thnt Hie skull of almost every species
ut wolf mid Jackal differs from lho skull
of the shepherd-dog to uu extent Ihul
niiikes II Impossible Unit tills dog
should bolong in the sume classification. The skull nf lhe Indian Willi', iiii
Hu- contrary slmw-s some points of ro-
somblai      This, Ind I. Is lhe only
savage canine tho top of whoso heud
projet'ls  liko  Ihul of our dog.
There nr<-. moreover, olher characteristics whloli lhe Indian wolC lins In
common wilh ihe dog nml whieh lhe
ordinary wolf does nol Bharo will.
Uuin. nliiionull Ills origin uinl Hml uf
iln- dog huv.- long boon supposed lo
I..- ii common one.
Tl Ill Ills-loll   of   Ihis   seienllsl    Is
iiiiii ilu- Indian wolf is tlu- progenitor
..f Hu- shepherd doe nud lho bloodhound. Th.'i.- w.-i" two prlmtllvo
races ..f .l.u'.s antilogous to iln-se which
w.-i.- flrsl diunesiienii-.l iii Central Asia,
SVheliee    Ihey    pilBSOtl    lo    Kul"l>".    llllll
I horn sooms no renBon lo doubl  lhal
Hi"  I.I lh I   of  lo.lny   bi   III"  .ll,.-.'.
doflconilanl of lho dog spoken of by tho
I lellls    IIS    "lhe   llo|'.    of    tile    nu"   of
.Mule,   noxl   lo  . ..11. ,-  un.l   rubber.   Is
 ' th.- groatesi soui s of wonllh
lu Brazil. It Is u Btrong rival fur ten,
nml lis iisis bus bocomo u necessity In
must South American counlrios, uml
iis consumption lends t.. Iucrenso
every yenr, us lis honllh-glvlng properties nn-  I ming  mul" gonorally
known. II is ostlmatod Ihul 26,000,000
pooplo drink mute iii Siiulli America,
consuming 105,000,000 kilograms of ibe
leaf. -M.-iie. wrongly known tm Horva
mute. Is the leaf of n tree of tho Ilex
family, very similar lo the European
holly, attaining u height of from flvo
to six nielers. Hr. Lenglet, president
of thc International League "f Pure
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the effect of mule on tho system is Us
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Thu regiment iu which Little Malono
"lunged had heen In tho Philippines
ut n mouth, and its men woro not yot
urdened to the miasmas of tho low-
tndH or to the burning .streams Irom
.0 tropical sun. Hs officers, suvo tho
-jliincl nnil the Majors, hud hover
•entcd the smoko of battle until they
,m| taken part in tho fight at San
, ateo, a week after landing; the on-
uted men, too, wero croon, which
ado It worse for all concerned.
And, though outwardly cheerful, they
ere missing lhe home land, They
ul failed lo hnd In long marches,
'nl mosquitoes, and stinging ants, and
irk nights, in drizzling rains on out-
si, ami In trench ihe enticing things
ay had though! lo find in a country
here summer never ended, They
nl irrown tired of writing home -
hen opportunity afforded that thoy
ui heen in swimming on Christmas
iy.       They    Woro    sick    of   polalOOB,
lines, fai bacon ami mud-tasted cm
>- lent.
rmtcr command of Captain 1-1(1 nob,
imiuiiiy   l'.  hail  lofl   iin-  tomporary
lartors or thayreglmonl   in Catbalo-
',11, on bloody Bntnar   an hour boforo
liwn, wiih ordors to camp thirty miles
th msi tho following night, From
nc    thoy     wen-     t.i  stall     llie  nexl
iruing fm*   Calvlga,    an Insurgont
oughold threo m
fplaln   Furwii's
iimllm:  lhe lliilr
ion thoro would
Captain Farwll's
ken thirty miles
i awuy, to usslsl
inpnny lu BUI'-
Wll   al   daybreak,
a surrender or
mptiiiy had lieen
yuiiil Calvlgn ou
i- Com pun In Maritime sleamor Dru-
b, Hailing without lights to hunl th.*
■idlers under covor of darknoss,
Hy a hunl march Company H roach-
I (he end of Us Ilrst day's Journey
iforo the sun  Imi  gono down.    Tlm
•u, grim, sweating, tlrod, were lying
iro ami there under the cocoanul
ilms. Some were proparlng food;
■hers were too weary to do anything
ut rest and smoke In silence—und
Little Malono, feeling sorry for him-
-lf, stole oft, going alone to the beach,
hloh wns hut a hundred yards uwuy,
• here be sat down on the sund and
imoved his hot, dusty shoes. Then
/ waded out until the wavelets reach-
'l his knees, cuolin*; his blistered fuel.
i the army, when there ure two men
the sutne name in a company, some
j«le hut  Attlng distinction Is always
nployed; for Instance, there wore two
s.alones    In  Company     It.  who wore
nown as Big Malone ami Little Ma-
*ne respectively, ** liven names arc
urely heard.
The man standing in tho brine—he
cos little more tbun a youth—hud
nuch cause to he sorry for himself,
it the recent light at Sun Muteo, when
wo regiments of infantry und one of
ivuiry. assisted hy a battery of ar-
Ulery wiih a string of mo imt a in-dogs.
ad stormed the great V-shaped trench
fn the heights, Little Malone had
urned backward at the very moment
f   victory   and   ln   view   of  anybody
I ho cured to look.
And he had been as an outcast, a
lot on tbo record of bis company, a
oro on the face of his regiment, since
pat day. Green soldiers ure always
eudy to pick Haws, ami flaws spread
i the hands of homesick men.   Tliere
ad been talk of a court-martial to
ry Little Malone for cowardice,   Fer-
aps bis extreme youth saved him.
And Little Malone's only retaliation
ud heen In a few words:
"If you don't like inc. ymi uiii go to
Thus he found himself better com-
lauy than he eould Und among IiIh
lamrados, lie resented at heart the
ineers that came tn him in every word
Ipokon to him. II<- heard contempt
n tlm voices of those who essayed
he least kindness. He was sensitive,
md such kindness lashed his miked
it-all like whips coated with acid.
»nce he bad drawn hack to strike, but
he man at Whom he aimed hud seen
■omeUilng of danger in bis keen, grey
•yes and hurried away.
When he hud cooled his swollen feet
',.* Stopped from the Water, replaced
ds course sheen with many a wince,
vent to the edge of the coconut-palms,
Indlod a tire and nml fried two thin
trips of bacon in bis moss-plate of
in. This done, he sliced a potato
nd   pul   It   Into   tbe   fat,   eating   the
icon while the potato browned.
steps approached from the grove
i his hack. He turned IiIh head,
•owning Instinctively from habit It
-is lllg Malone, the mun he disliked
tost of all. Hut even Big Malone's
lints cairn* In a patronising tone
imetlmos, and be always looked pity
it of bin eyes. To hale pity in us
'ten tin* hallmark of a man as it Is
ml-.n nf surliness. Little Muloiie
ited pity >s a fanatic hates un-
ghtooui thinis.
'"Well,"   he   growled,   "whnt   is   It—
ivlng again?"
He wuh sorry for the gruffnosi with
ilih he addressed the bigger man,
,t somehow he couldn't belli It. Any-
iv. lllg Malono hadn't tin* mural
uruge to chum wltb him before the
hers.      He disliked moral cowardice
mucli as he haled pity,
■Moving again," said Hlg .Malone.
aptaln Ellin ch bus decided lo no
If u mile farther, to a spring tlie mince guard found) to camp, Thought
. tell you."
'Much obliged" said the man on (he
'iinui. In ii tone milder than thut
il lie bail used before.      "tlo ahead.
Uud you."
Hul   the  bigger  man  didn't   go  just
in,       "Hoy,"   he   said,   reddvnlng   a
Me  under bin tan,- "I  want yon  to
I   me   why   you   did   tliat,   at   San
Tll   tell   you   this   much,"   replied
tie Malone calmly; "l hud orders to
wbal   I  did  before  I  ever had  or-
•s to charge  up  tliat   Infernal  hill.
ut's all I'll tell yon.     Uo ahead with
.ir company!"
le wanted to be alone, Hii: Ma-
_ o knew It, nnd turned away withoui
■' illier wurd.     After having eaten the
II of the browned potatoes, Llttlo
I lone wiped out bis mess-plate,
1 ust it Into bis haversack, kicked the
down  on  tbe  sand,  nnd  himself
turned Into lite grove of palms. Uut
he did nol hurry, He wanted tho
others to get out of sight beforo ho
followed them lo lho chosen cumping-
He wan thirsty. Tho water In his
canteen had been taken hours boforo
from a carabao wallow and was unlit to drink. He know iho little,
spring Imlf a mile ahead would bo In
great demand for an hour, until tho
dry throats of a hundred, thirsty men
had been satisfied. Uo looked toward
the umbrella-shaped top of a leaning
Coconut   palm.       A    cluster    of    green
coconuts almost caused him to smile.
The green coconut is full of milk, which
la cool ami refreshing on ihe wannest
Si*   the   hot,   dtlBty   shoes   cume   off
again, and Liitie Malono climbed tho
loaning palm. With ids bayonet ho cut
awuy the ends of some of lhe unripe
fruii ami drank his nn.
And us he -sal in Un* top i I lhe palm
in* chanced to look Inland,
Ami as ha looked Inland oyer n mile
nf dry guava-covorod rice-fields, dumb
martyrs to tho dosolallo of war. he
saw a iliriy-whlte ribbon of soma iwo
hundred men ct'OOp aloiir like a giant
snake al Ihe Imil of a hill ami disappear Into a bamboo thlokot.   Ue knew
tliey were Insurgent soldiers, Hie soldiers of Hie notorious I,uk Huu, Ihe
greutost Insurrectionist, oxcopl Agutn-
Uldo, Ihul ovor worried an American.
i.uk Han wuh a rawbonod, ovll-oyod,
coppery-skinned man whose veins held
ih.- blood of the Chinaman, ihe Filipino
and tho South Sea Islander, lie wus
cunning us a fox, hard al heart iih Iron,
Inoxornblo us fate, always a master
fighter uml fiercer ami more cruel than
a Mora.
The etrlng <>f men dad lu dirty-white
uniforms were armed only wllh bolus—
long, blunt knives heavier tliau swords
ami terrible in the hands of the Filipinos. Litlle Malone eould Bee that
they had no guns; they would have
glinted In the fading sunlight. Bolos
wero carried in bamboo cases.
And Little .Malone knew they wore
following bis company. He knew it
was the Insurgent force from Calvlga,
un act of ounnlng to offset cunning.
Ue knew, too, thut tbey would attack
Company B under cover of night for a
wholesale massacre, as is customary
with hole. men. Ue shuddered us ho re-
membered having beard tbat, on that
same Island, a hundred men had fallen
to the merciless bolo-men hefore tbey
wero fairly awake- a hundred men in
three minutes.
So the outcast hurried to First Sergeant Bailor. Bailor, a prlK^ish man,
frowned, as If be were contaminated at
being addressed hy the man whom he
regarded us a poltroon, a coward, a nobody.
"Sergea t." said Little Malone, "I
saw about two hundred men with bolos
sneaking along the edge of the hills a
few minutes ago. They'll attack us tonight."
Uullor laughed outright and boisterously. He beckoned for Corporal
"Listen to this!" lie bawled, so that
all heard. "This brave youth has
broken tin- news that he saw two hundred bolo-men a few minutes ago!"
Perhaps the men of Company ll
thought they were gaining in favor
with their lirst sergeant when they
joined in the laughter.
Little Malone reddened. Tbey didn't
believe him! Scare stories were too
common, perhaps.
"Then," requested tbe outcast, "may
I bave permission to speak to Captain
"Xo!" came quickly from the sergeant's lips. "He's in the surf, and he
don't want to lie bothered. You can't
take any such yarn to him anyway.
Vou saw only a bunch of copra-gatherers."
Little Malone turned away, his Angers working nervously at his perspiration-damped cartridge-belt He mumbled an Imprecation. Sergeant Bailor
beard it.
"You're under arrest in quarters, my
man!" he said haughtily. "Put up
your tent and gel Into it!"
'•All right, sir."
The utter calmness of the little man's
reply angered the sergeant.
"Don't tulk back to me!" he commanded loudly.
"All right sir."
Angered almost to rage at Little Ma
lime's     demeanor.     Sergeant     Uallor
sprang forward, pinning   the   outcast's
shoulder In a grip as of a vise, jerking
lilm around sharply.
"If ynu open your mouth to me
again/1 In* snld huskily, In the way
smnll males have when ln authority,
"I'll see Unit a certain matter that occurred  a  short   time ago   nppears   on
your discharge papers!     Uo you get
that, you young coward?"
"All rlghti sir!"
Little MolonO stood motionless US one
of Uie trees ubout them. Only his lips
moved  when he spoke.
Sneering, beaten, the sergeant loosed
Ihe Sltghl Shoulder ami turned buck to
liis sbelter-teni.
A   Shell Or-ton I   is   made    up    of   two
halves,   Paoh mun earrlos a half- ond
• aeh tent win accommodate two men,
Tliey an* so low that one must crawl on
hands and knees to get Inside. Little
.Malone halved with Big Malom*.
It was almosl dark. Lying on his
woolen blankot In one of the little canvas houses to oscape stinging ants, the
soldier called a coward saw the Ilrst
sergeant place 0 camp guard of two.
ft was the common form of running
guard—tllO men were tn uwuke a relief ufter two hours on duty, and so on
throughout (he night
Little Malono shuddered. Two men
two tired, sleepy men! lie knew the
wily Soldiers of wily Luk Han could
steal along in lhe grass, from ono palm
to another, nnd sllone*_ these men with
a few quick strokes of their deadly
bolos without waking one of tho company in tin* lillle row of shelter-tents.
Then thero would he a carnage, a
shambles. The soldiers of Luk Han
would hack to death the sleepers within three flying minutes. It would be a
wholesale massacre.    It could bo noth
ing else, wllh two hundred vicious,
wide-awake bola men against a hundred sleeping Americans,
Big Malone crawled in beside bis
"Hoy," said ho, "Is that straight about
tlie gugusV"
"Vou won't wait long to Iind out,"
Little Malone answered sourly.
"Aw, see here," retorted llie bigger
man, "l don'l menu lo say you haven't
onough sense to know when you see
two hundred men. You know I don't.
Hut, kid, they might have heen copra-
gatheret'B, If they really wero bolo-
men, we're hi a had llx wllh a camp
guard of two, Why don't they put out
a post?"
"Ask the Borgcuilt," said Little Malone.
"Ili-'s got il lu for you now," Hlg Malone uahl, Ignoring the other's suggestion, "if I wen- you, I'd Hy to got
transferred lo another roglmont,"
lu hla iuni, the lesser mun Ignored
iih-. Malone's words,
"As soon as It gels dark," he declared, "I'm going out and form a ono-
iii Iposl In u pnlm-troo.     It's ihe
only way I can think of lo save tbls
fool company. Then maybe 1 can redeem mysolf!"
"H's nol In line with orders," objected lllg Malone, frowning al the thought
of a mnn losing a whoio night's sleep
bocauso of a sen ro* story, "l wouldn't
do it."
"Hut   I   will, jusi   the same."
"You're under arrest In quarters."
Lime Malone swore under his breath,
"Lei  tliat  go,      H's  nothing to you.
I'll   lake   Ihe   consequences.     I'm   going
to gel up in a palm and watch, Tbo
moon will he up soon, ami maybe I can
spoi thom before Ihey get to yuu fellows."
"Don't do it, hoy," growled iti:; Malone; "you need rest."
Again Little .Malone .swore under his
breath. Even Ihls man believed it was
a scare-story.
"Hut," be asked anxiously, "you von't
tell I've gone, will you,"
"I'm much obliged lo you," said Little
Malone. "Anl I've got a notion lhat
you. and tho company lo a man, will
lie much obliged to me beforo /ou ueo
daylight again."
"I wouldn't mhid being oblivd to
ynu," returned the big man. "I always
did   believe  In  you,   boy—except,   I'm
afraid   you   are   a   little   too   y.UUg   to
Judge hetween natives and soldiers,"
"If you believe In nie," Little .Malone
shot hack, "why don't you give me a
fair deal about tbls? Why don't you
sneak to Captain Blflnch und tell him
whnt 1 claim to have seen".'"
"Bailor would find it out, and he'd
never forget it. You see. I'm in line
for a corporal's place, son."
"Corporal's place!" Little Malone
snorted. "You'ro not fit for It. It's a
pity you ure not us big inside is you
are outside. You remind me of a
goose-neck gourd witli the inside; dried
up. You lack insldes. You've been
better to me than anybody else la the
company; still you lack insldes You
nnil everybody in the whole out lit
thinks I'm a sneak, hut hefore daylight
I'm going to show you a little different.
I'm going to show you tbat Little Malone, from Frankfort, Kentucky, has
got Insldes in html     Then maybe I'll
tell about the orders I bad before I had
orders to charge at San Muteo—the
ranking orders, you know. Uood-
As Big Malone turned over, composing himself for sleep. Little Malone
Watching 'ne guard closely, cript
from the shelter-tent. Making no
sound, he crawled on his hands and
knees slowly, carefully, drugging his
rifle by the muzzle, through the grass
tliat reached to his eyes, and after five
minutes was a hundred feet from the
neatest sentry. Then he rose and
skulked olT like a thief in tbe gloom of
the grove of palms. He went a quarter
of u mile iu the direction in which stood
the thickets thut concealed the men of
Luk Ban. There lie laboriously climbed a tall but leaning palm. His rifle
he was forced to leave on the ground.
Au hour passed, and tlie only sounds
that broke the stillness of the tropical
night were the gentle swish of the
slender leaves uoout him as they
swayed in the breeze of the near-by
sea, the occasional chirp of a night-
bird, aud. now and then, the guttural
wak-wak of u dying marsh heron.
Slowly the moon rose over tbe hill at
whose base Litlle Malom* had seen the
ribbon ot bolo-men creeping.   He knew,
did .Malolie, that the attack would come
shortly, as the moon at its zenith or
near to it, would make great the danger nf lieing seen.
So Litlle Malolie hegnn to watch
more keenly, looking for and expecting
every second the two hundred figures in
dirty-while Ue knew Ihey would
come creeping;, stooping, dodging from
lice lo lice, their long, hacking knives
rcaily for the work of dealing out a ter-
tlole death to men who slepl and
dreamed with childlike smiles of home
nnd violets and forget-me-nots uml
moonlight on pIono*keys and golden
hair un i gray,  Several palm tops were
In the way; he swum*, oulwurd, now to
bis right now lo his left trying to see.
And so -"iiiOther hour passed, und the
yellow, hanging moon rose higher in
tbe pale, silent sky, aud siill Little Malone watched keenly. lie knew they
would come.
And they did.
Cautiously they came, and slowly,
rooplnj, oreoptngi making no more
noise than so many dirty-white spirits,
yet advancing as the turn of the earth
on lis axis. Ono on the ground could
not huve seen ihem until tbey were
Within a few yards of hhn.
Wltb i\ smile that was grim. Little
Malone begun tu descend.      He locked
thin, weary legs about the slim, gray
trunk and slid quickly to the ground.
Bvldently the bolo*>mon did nut see
him. Tben, bending low, he run buck
toward the camp of the sleeping com*
puny. The guard halted him drowsily;
be rushed hy him and went to the head
of Sergeant llallor's tent, raising thc
(lap as he went to bis knooH. And In
one hand he held a keeii-hlnded penknife.
•'Sergeuiil." He shook llie sleeping
officer. "Sergeant! For God's sake
listen! I'm Llttlo Malono— l'vo been
on watch- the Insurgents will bo here
In live more minutes! Sergeant, lor
God's sake
Bailor was awako, lie looked with
blinking, unbollovlng oyos at the
slender figure that knelt ou the uruss In
lhe moonlight hul a yard away.
"1 told you you were under arrest In
qunr "
With a movenieiii as if to open his
shirt nl tho throat, Little Malono slashed his penknife aemss his breast. A
match was ready In lhe olher hand.
"Look ut [.[iis!" he cried lowly,
trembling, as the feeble blaze flared
up. "I encountered one of lho spies
just as 1 saw lhe main body "
The sight of blood Jarred on Bailor's
nerves, und convinced hhn. Every
mun was awakened, Quickly they loft
tlio lillle row of tents and took places,
knoollng in the shadows of llie palms,
rifles loaded and ready.
"Not a Mhut until tbey begin hacking
at the tents!" cried Captain Killmh.
ll wus for Ihul reason thai he had
stationed bis men behind the line of
canvas houses. The Filipinos would lie
lu a body and behind nothing,
Liiile Malone knell beside his commanding officer.
"Now, you Jusi watch Ihem jump on
those tcnls!" he whispered, happily
disregarding lhe trickling of blood
down his chas! to his hell, "And
while you're watching ihem, think bow
they'll havo done ior us if we were iu
ihe tontsl"
Litlle Malone's hoarl hud gone to Ids
head, lie wuh going to prove himself.
Ue wus going lo dghl.
Two minutes passed, aud the silence
hecame intense. It was Ibe stillness
Ihul cnmcH before a terrific peal nf
Ihumler, before a hurricane, whon the
heaveiiH arc black as the Pit. Another
minute cume unit went, uud litlle Malone thought he hoard the crush of
grass under human feet.
And suddenly—like ono man with
two hundred arms—two hundred bolos
flashed In the rays of the moon, and
lhe fifty tents went to the earth hacked and torn lo shreds and threads-and
"Fire!" hollowed Captain Blflnch,
leading th** fusllade with his automatic
A hundred rifles spat forth slender
blaZOS und lead encased lu pointed
jackets of steel, and, hefore the Filipinos realized what had happened, they
had fired again. Yet again thoy fired,
and the bolo-men left alive threw
themselves face downward on the
ground and cried for mercy In the
name of the Virgin. They were beaten.
Five minutes more saw the surviving
soldiers of the attacking party huddled
In a group wlillo a cordon of Americans
held guard over tbem. Then a fire was
Hut tlie commanding officer failed to
find the youth wbo had saved the lives
of the whole company, His face turned gray and hard, though his lips
twitched at the corners and his eyes
grew moist.
Whnt hnd become of Little Malone?
"Where Is Little Malone?" he asked
The first sergeant echoed it.
Those not doing duty guarding tlie
prisoners began B search for the soldier
whom tbey had called a poltroon,
speaking his name pitifully, sorry,
their hearts filled with regret. They
tore down the strings of tents, jerked
dead bolo-men over. None had seen
blm since tb • firing of the first volley.
They found him lying among tbc
dead, A bplo had fallen on his right
bSmple, but his bayonet was red In tbe
heart of thc Filipino commander, a
captain. Ills rifle was empty. Ho
had left the line hehind the trees rath
er than waste time in reloading, risk
Ing 'he Indicts of his comrades, to fight
hand lo hand with his bayonet to
prove that he was not a cowurd.
They curried htm to the fire. He was
only unconscious from tbe blow on his
head. Pig Malone brought u canteen
of wuter, which he applied, while Captain Blflnch himself began to bind up
the wound made hy tbo bolo. And
Big Malone stammerlngly told all thnt
he knew about Little .Mulone, despite
(he presence of the tlrst sergeant und
his hopes of a corporalshlp.
Then Litlle Malone made a grlma
Opened ids gray eyes and snt up.
"A litlle caress on the knot," wns his
comment, when he bad felt of the
bandage,   "Hid I get my man'.'"
"You got your man,' answered the
commanding officer, us lie applied a
strip of adhesive plaster to lhe young
soldier's breast. "By the way. how did
you get this slit withoui getting yuur
shirt  cut?"
"I had to do It to impress Sergennl
Uullor." said Litlle Mulone fearlessly.
"I npologlze for tbe lie, sergeant
Whnt are you looking so solemn about
you fellows? Are you much Obliged?
You see I heanl Itig Malone telling
about my prophecy."
"We certnInly are inuch obliged!"
said a dozen voices. And most sincere
nf ail, perhaps, was that of Captain Blflnch, "And we, us one mun, apologize." finished the captain,
"Accepted," grunted Little Malono
"itui it's not rlghl for an officer ti
apologize to u private, is it?"
"It may not be according to custom,"
Captain Ktllneh returned, "but It's
right lu Ibis cuse.   My boy. I'm going
tn give you something to help me express my appreciation,   it's ail I've goi
that's half good onotlgh for you. Uud
bb-ss It    It and you   otic the spirit of
the olher."
II. pulled from his blOUSO a small,
silken American flag. Little Malone
look ii in bis blood-stained hands,looked at it through oyos that opened uml
shut In quick succession for a moment,
then huwed bis head and sobbed.
"Yes. hloss II. My folks all fell
under the other one hut I lovo this
Just the same. They would too, If tbey
wore nllvol"
Captain Blflnch wus a very human
person. He closed his mouth tightly,
so tightly Hint It quivered, trying to
keep a grip nn bis feelings. He crept
u foot nearer the wounded man to
Whom Company It owed life and breath
and hopes of seeing home aea in, and
look tho trembling, bloody bund that
held tin* diminutive Iluc.   And then,
"Hon, you hnd a reason for mruing
buck at San Muteo. a reason you'vo
never told. 1 want you to lell us why
you turned buck from the lop of the
trench at Kan Mateo."
Lillle Malono looked up. "I guess I
can tell It, now thnl yon know I've got
insldes lu me. Somehow, 1 don't think
ho will care, under ihe circumstances*.
1 could have told It before, Imt 1 know
lobody would believe me. Then, there
was the guying,"
lie put a hand to the pocket of his
shirt and drew out au object, whicli he
placed in lhe bauds of the officer.
.In.-;i us we reached tho top of the
trench," lu- said, "that fell from my
pocket and went rolling end over end
lown the hank. 1 wenj after it. The
irdors I obeyed aro on the buck. I
got those orders before 1 got ordors to
limb that hill at San Mateo!"
Captain Blflnch held thu object to
lhe light of tlie lire. Jt was the photograph of a. girl hack In old Kentucky,
and written across tho back In a careful, regular, girlish hand was thc sen-
ten oe;
"Don't let anybody seo this."
Tlie irees known as "mangroves"
form dense thickets along the seacoast
hi the tropics of the Old World ns well
as of lh" New.    They are cll.irnetclizcd
h.v the production of many prop-routs
from the trunks und brunches; these
prop-roots reach Into thc mud ami
form practically Impenetrable tangles,
They thus hold ilie mud together ami
ure said to serve us natural sea walls,
protecting lhe soil agalnsl Un* Inroads
of ibe sea. The hark of lhe tree Is
Sometimes taken for Us ahundnlice of
ia ii a lug material; othorwlso tho several species ure of uo it. nlc Impurt-
in many of these species ihe roots
branch repeatedly before reaching lhe
mud, instead of growing straight down.
The root divides into two branches, one
of whicli soon dies uwuy, while the
Olher continues the growth. After extending for some distance, this Up also
divides into two, one of the hranches
persisting, ami so on, As the dead root
helps to bold the mud and to mnke the
tangle closer, tho branching hus been
explained hy some naturalists as a
special adaptation to the plant's mode
of life, Other explanations for tho
branching have boen offered. One of
these Is that tbe formation of a side
root near the Up of a prop-root would
divert the food In that part of the
plant and so cause the death of the
descending tip. Another view is that
the branching Is caused by Internal
physiological conditions.
During the past summer the Dutch
botanist, Van Leeuwen, had an opportunity to study a mangrove tangle
near Samarang in Java, and he discovered thc cause of the peculiar habit
of root-branching to be a small beetle.
The female heetle lays her egg near
lho Up of tho root. The Injury causes
u new root to sprout out just above
the tip, the old tip continuing to grow.
As tho young beetle hatches out it he-
gins to feed upon the material Inside
the root and this brings about the
death of that part. Instead of this
heetle being of use to tho plant, us
would be supposed by those who hail
assumed that the root hrunehing was
advantageous to the trees, Van Leeuwen finds that the beetles are quite
A mun who boasted of his eloquence
said that he often declaimed to himself; on which another observed, "I
am afraid, on such occasions, you have
a very ignorant audience."
Christina. Queen of Sweden, having
attended a very long harangue, which
much fatigued her, was requested afterwords to show her liberality to the
orator; but, instead of giving anything,
she said, "I think he Is much indebted
to nie for sitting to hear his discourse."
That rhetoric, says Selden In his
Table Talk, is the best which is the
most seasonable and catching. We
huve un Instance of this In that blunt
commander at Cadiz, who showed
himself a good orator. Heing asked to
say something to ids soldiers lie made
them tills speech: "What a shame will
it be to you Englishmen, who food upon good beef, to let those Spaniards
beat you. tbat live upon oranges and
Henry IV. onco entered Amiens very
much fatigued and, being saluted by
un orator, who began his hurungue
with "Most great most clement, most
magnanimous," . Interrupted him by
saying, "Add likewise, 'und most tired.'
So, pray, leave me to my repose, and I
will liear tlie rest of your discourse
another time."
The same monarch was at another
time detained from his dinner by a
verbose orator, who commenced his
Speech with, "Hannibal entered Curtilage,    sire "    "Ventre    de    Saint
Oris!" cried the king, this lieing his
usuul uuth. "Hannibal entered Carthage after be had dined, and I want
to go to my dinner."
The deputies of a city going to pay
their respects to Henry, exhausted his
patience hy some very fulsome
speeches, in ihe midst of which an ass
began to bray, wben tbe king, taking
Off his hut, said very gravely, "One at
a   time,   if you   please.  gentlemen."
One of the lust orations ever offered
was that of Henry himself to his army
hefore a bailie: "I am your king you
are Frenchmen   there  is  the enemy."
a parent brought his son tot Diogenes for Instruction, and to recommend
Ibe youth, snld that "be had a uobb*
genius and was a lad of excellent
"Weil." answered Dlogenos, "if thai
Is the case,  he has no  need of nie."
In reply to a scurrilous fellow of Infamous character who bail poured upon blm a volley ot abuse, be said: "1
am hnppy in heing honored with thy
enmity; for the greatest mischief that
could befall nie would he thy friendship."
Diogenes having heen abused by an
old bald-pa tod rake, said; "My friend,
your hair must have possessed great
"Why so?" oxclalmod the hoary profligate.
"Docause," replied lho philosopher,
"It hud the grace to abandon an In-
famous skull."
Dlogenos   once   nsked   a   spendthrift
to give him u hundred drachmas j the
young fellow, surprised at ihe request,
said: "Is It nol Inconsistent in you to
beg one hundred drachmas of mo,
when you ask only ono of other
Not ut nil." replied the Cynic, "for
I expect to he relieved by them again."
A wrestler, who had often been de-
feated In ihe public games, left off the
practice ami took n. mat of physio.
"Now." said (lie Cynic, "you will succeed in knocking down those who formerly knocked down you."
Ulie   asked   I'io^.-iies   lo   advise   him
how he should h.* revenged of his
enemy. 'The hesi way l kimw of,"
said ihe philosopher, "is in make thyself distinguished h.v thy virtue."
Mooting at an early hour a musician
whose  singing  and   playing  made   tho
company   depart,    Diogenes   accosted
him wiih "Good morning to you. cock."
"Why do you cull mc cock?"
"Because when you crow tin' people
Heing asked what beasl was the
most dangerous lor a man to be bitten
hy, ho answered; "If you mean a wild
beast, 'lis the slanderer; If a tuine one,
tlie sycophant."
Observing some gay young Rbodlans
very olegantly dressed, he sold: "This
is pride;" Imincdinlcly afterwards a
parly  of  Lacedemonians passed  by.  In
lolled  Jackets,  upon   which  Dlogenos
laid; "'lids is another sorl of pride."
Yol tlie Cynic himself Justly Incurred
ih.- same charge,    Hearing tlmt  Plato
had   an   eiileiiainuieiit    in    his   house,
Diogenes entered, ami without ceremony begun lo trample upon the ear-
pels, saying: "Thus l tread upon the
pride of Plato." 'I'be wis.- man, instead of expressing any resentment at
ids rudeness, observed calmly: "Bul
wiih grouler prldo, Diogenes."
Dlogones obsorvlng a young profligate throwing stoms at a gibbet said:
"I s.-e thOU art a promising lad, and
Inula nol Ihul (bon will hit the murk
it last."
A lawyer uml a physician disputed
About precedence, and appealed to Diogenes, who gavo It for the lawyer,
saying: "Let the thief go firs-it and the
executioner follow."
Th*' magistrates and officers of justice were conveying a fellow to the
gallows, whoso crime consisted ln
stealing a silver cup from the public
treasury. One asked Diogenes what
was tlio moaning of that crowd and
uproar. "Oh, nothing." said he, "only
tho great rogues are carrying the little
rogue to the gallows."
From time Immemorial it has been
the custom of tho French dressmakers
lo display their new fashions at the
Autcuil race-course. They decked their
models in tho bravest costumes and
sent them out to mingle with the gay
crowd und to excite the interest and
the envy of modish i'aris. But the
custom has been broken. Not a modal
was to be seen last month, and those
who arrived witli cameras and not.-
books to secure a forecast for the season were compelled t*» return empty.
The dressmakers say that the old
custom win never h»- renewed. The
harem skirt lias killed it. They believe
that but for the outcry uf the newspapers the new skirt would have
triumphed, but public taste is easily
gulded and public prejudice is
aroused. The newspapers united in a
hue and cry as soon as the first harem
skirts appeared on the Auteuil racecourse and fashionable women were
positively afraid to wear it. So the
dressmakers will not repeat the rlalry
venture. They will give no hint of tha
new fashions for the edification of tha
critics and they will make their own
plans for the introduction of their
Creative work carries such in undoubted ascendancy with it today that
one cun only wonder at Charles Dickens, the editor, expending on nutine
work an enormous amount of time and
energy that might have gone into
Imaginative work of his own. Aa *iditor
of "Household Words" and 'Ail tha
Yeur 'Hound," Dickens slaved over te-
tails—a single or double inverted <:om-
ma, the deleting of a line left tn by
accident, endless didieulties in makeup, anxiety about circulation, the f >r
and against of advertising. He r.led
his contributors wtth an iron hand. Put
he was always lavish in idea.*' and n__T-
gestions for development by other peas.
And his Interest never departed from
tbat London of picturesque. ordta ry
Social phenomena on which he tried
his apprentice bund in th- ■•sk-Tonea by
Dos*.." He writes: "For a light arti ■.•*•*,
suppose Thomas went round, for a
wulk, to a number of the old coaching
houses, nnd were to tell us what they
are about now, nnd how they look.
Those great stables down in I.ad Line,
whence the horses belonging to the
"Swan with Two Necks' used to come
up an inclined plane. What are they
doing? The 'Golden Cross,' the -Belle
Sauvage,' tlie houses in Qoswell •street.
the 'Peacock* at Islington, what are
they nil about? Hnw do ihey bear the
little rickety omnibuses, and so forth?
What on earth were tlie couches made
Into? What comes into the Yard of
the General I'ostofllcc now nt Ave
o'clock lu Uie morning? What's up the
Yard of the 'Angel,' St. Clement's? I
don't know. What's in thfl two 'Saracen's Heads'? Any of the old brains
at all?"
Ur. John Hey I Vincent, founder of
tin- Chautauqua Literary and Scientific
Circle, recently celebrated the eightieth
anniversary **f his birthday in Chicago.
He ts a native of Alabama, where be
began preaching at tin- age <<f eight! ■ n.
since ih,- founding **f the circle in
I-*.;**, he has been chancellor <>f the
Chautauqua Institution, ami hy hts
genius has changed the word "Chautauqua." uu Indian name, intu the
synonym of an educational force known
throughout the world.
Win.   thinks   the   Johnnj    Jumpups
I'm almosl sure in- is a chump,
—Chicago Record-Herald.
And he's an easy mark, we know.
Wbo thinks to hear the crocus crow.
—Denver Republican.
He surely Is a silly thim.'
Who waits to hoar the hluehells ring.
—Youngtown Telegram,
Ho surely is a foolish kid
Who asks us what the katydid.
—Detroit  Free Press.
The tender-hearted mnn Is mad
Who Irles to make gladioli glad.
—Detroit Saturday Nicht.
Hut oh, how sweet, in days of yore,
To take tulips and  make  them four.
City Dairy
City of ChiUlwacKiCity of ChilliwacK	
NO. I.
Woodbine   Avenue   Improvements
Tho Municipal Council ot Uio Cily of
Cliilliwnck liiivinj' liy i's'sisliiii.iii ilctci'-
uiinctl nns! spcciflei! iluil il in (leuiniblc
in ciii'i-y .uu iln' following works, lliiil is.
us say:
'1'is connti'iict cciucni i-i.lewiill. and
works I'liiniiiticiii llicivui mi iln- Kiihi Hi.i.
.if W IIiiiii. nvciiuc I
ulor iivi'iiuc anil a pulnl ftOO [col more nr
luss, aoulli ilii'i'i'fr .ami iliai sai.l works
!si> cai'i'ii'il mil in ai-i-of'.laii.'t- .villi tlic
provisions of llie " l."ral tiiiprovcnicnl
kloneral lly-lnw ml:'."
And tin' Cily Knifiiiccr ami City AsMest-
sor imving rc|KU'icil i" tin- Council in uc-
coi'tjnitco witli iln- provisions uf llie snld
Hy-lnw upon 'In' snid works nlving Hinte-
j ini'lils .slinwinv tlic am..mils cstiuinlcd lo
No. 1.
College Street Sidewalk
| Chilliwack
Electric Co.
House Wiring
J. H. Patterson
Wellington St., opp. Ojsera Houso
1 In- I'hnrgctilsic iiLM
j ..f real piupi'ily I
sai.l .sinks
I sniil is'iiurt-
Cily Ass.-s.
Nolle is
Tlio Municipal Council of tho Cily nf
Cliilliwnck having hy resolution jctcr-
uiins'il ami si»'i'ilii.,| thut it is ili'sinil.l.'
in .'airy ..uu the foliosWng works, iluil Is
us say:
Tn const met cement  Sidewalk   and
winks contingent tllefelo un llie west side
of College streel bet ween Henderson nve. |
Wcstinin- i aii'l l.eeie ave., and tliai said  works l»',
cnrrled out in nccordnnce with  llie |ii'"-
Visions of till. "Loenl luiprnvi'ini'ltl (ii'll-j
end lly-lnw Kill'."
And llie Cily Engineer nnd Cily Assessor linviug reporis'd tss tiie Council in !
nccordnnce wills the provisions of the
sni.l lly-lnw upon lhe snid works giving
stnti'itii'tiis sliowing the iiintntuis esliiun-
ts'sl io I. luirgenble ngninsl tic various |
nions of i.'iil property m In- honellltcd
Friday and Saturday
June 21-22
Special Three Reel  Feature Film
La Rivale de Richelieu
(Historical Di-nmn)
The Luggage Porte
nl 11.80,
i iln- various poriinns I by tlie snid works and uther pnrtlculu
k' lieiielitted hy Ilia .mil lhe Haiti reports of suid Cily  Kiijiiu-l
.ills.r puriieiilnrs nud liieleer and City Assessor having lieen ti.lt>]>-
snld I'iiy   Hngineer mul led by tlie Council,
living been adopted by the     Notice Is heit'liy givs'ii thai  tlm snld
, reports nre open  fur jns'pcclion nt  lhe
eliy given  iluil  llie snld olfleeol ihe C'iiy  Assessor,  City   Hnll,
| reports are ..|   for Inspection at  llie Cliilliwnck,   II.  ('..  nn.l  ihat  unless a1
ulliee ul Ills' Cily Assossur. City llllll, petllion ngninsl iho prupose.1 works
Cliilliwnck, ll, C, iiiilI ilmi unless ii uliove inenllnned signed by n ninjorlij
I'etitiiin    ngninsl   llie   propnsi'i!   works of lhe owners of tin- land or renl properly
'above uti'iiiioiied signed by a ninjurity of i t" 1"'assess.'.! ..r ehnrged  in   iw| I  of
I iln' owners of it,,- land or rail proporly !such works rcprctcnilug at Lnsi one Imlf
In be assessed or ehnrged iu ii'sjiecl of in value lliereof is presented In llm
such works representing nt lensl one hnlf Council within llfleen days irom ilu
In vntue thereof is presented lo thc Coun    '"'    ■ ■' ■  ,: Il: "       ' ■'	
Local and General
Quarter Acre Home
===== Sites      '
I hnve for snle sonic Quarter Acre Lots exceptionally
woll situated fop Homo Sites.    Prices from
$350 up, on terms
of $30 Cash, balance $15 per month, interest 6 p.c.
It will jwy ymi lo seo those heforo you select your
building site.
Real Estate and Insurance     Chilliwack
Donkey Engine in good condition; cylinder 7x10; boiler 1)0 x 9(1, made in
Thor..l.l, Ontario, bought troin Perlle A
Co , Vnncouver,Spring of I'.Kiti nith 1300
(eel % cable, -1::, lee! '„, :io feel '*;,. ull
new witli blorks. Cun lie seen on S. E.
•in ncres of N. \V. fcj Sec. IS, Township
ai, .New Wi'siininstiT llislrict. Apply to
11. Ill'l.I'.KKT,
Hunt.' 1, Sardis.
I s'il wiilsin lifteen dnys from tlie date of
tin' lirsl piihlicullnn of ibis notice tlie
Council will proceed witli the proposed
iinproveinenis under such tcrins nml conditions as to the pnyment of tbo cost of
such improvements as the Council may
by By-law in I lint behalf reguinte nnsl
determine and also to make the said assessment.
Dated lliis 20th day of June A.D. Ull:!.
Cily Clerk.
Date of lirsl publication June 20th 11)12.
Notice is hereby given iliai all petitions for eem.'iit sidewalks lo is* con-
striieis'il during tlie current year must be
received liy tlie City Clerk not later than
July 1st. Petitions received nfter thai
.lute will nut In. noted upon.
Cily Clerk.
Thoroughbred Poland China Sow for
Side, SI0U.
II. C. HOI-CO., Surdis.
Six (nns good Timothy hay, loow.
Good work iinui-. l_no id-.., quiet ami re-
liahli*. Collapsable fowl 1 louse, new.
A. N. MucKUAY,
Young Roml, Chilliwuek.
ChilliwacK   College   of
Principal:   Tiiko. .!. IIittox, I..A It.
Iti*.trii. timi iti :il| In in. In * ui iniisic nml in
.■!■» iiiiiui   Vi-iiih .\.iiiiiii.iii..!i- by tin- lt..\.il
A.'.Ml.'IlM   nr.Millie llllll Illl-  ItllVill I'llllfff i.t
Music, I iiiiii, Knjtl'inil.
IVnii*. vi l«.i r..nr \ctmnm, i>.i\,il>h* in HtlvtlllCT
I" (I. |J«.\ lMH l'l ■ F H'»
hue ui" ilu* tirsi publication nt' iiii* not
Uie Council will proceed wilh the* pro*
posed Improvements under sueh terms
ami conditions u*** to the pay incut of ilu*
cost of such Ein tiro vuineuts as the Coun-
ril may hy By-law in thai bei ml f regulate
i'n.I determine ami alsu tu mnke tin* said
Dated tiiis .Olh-Jay of Juno A.D. Wli!.
City Clerk.
Dale uf lirst publication June 20th 1012
All ii'Mil. ni* ni tin' Muulelpnlity of
Cliilliwluiek atv hereby «_iwii notice llllll
all Canadian Thistle* ami Burdocks in
iln1 Municipality musl be ciii liefim* .Inl*,
I. Mill'. ...* else tl..* C*»nm'il will have
tliiiii mi iin.) the wwi I'linrged ugains)
tin- pro|»eriy.
Ity order **t ih*- Council,
Chas. \V. U-.-l.l.. C.M.C.
A few Luis of .'Usui Timothy liny
II. C, IHU' l'l".. Sanlis
Nitii' pigs for sale, nix weeks uld.
\V..I.I'nrker, Prairie Central  Rond,
phono I! Ifl8,
At the Mee Studio • Chilliwack
City of Chilliwack
NO. 2.
Spadina Avenue SidewalKs
Tin* Municipal Council nf the City nf
Chilliwack having hy resolution determined and specified tlmt it is dcsircitble
to curry out the following works, that is
tn say:
Tn construct cement sidewalk and
works contingent thereto, on both sides
uf Spadina avenue between Main street
ami Mary street, and thut said works to
Ih* earned out in accordance with the
provisions of the " focal Improvement
Gonorul By-law 1912."
And the City Engineer and ('ity Assessor having re|MU*ted tn tbe Council in
accordance with the provisions of the
said By-law upon the said works giving
statements showing the amounts estimated tn in- chargeable uguinst the various
portions of real property to he Ixmelitted
l.y the said works ami uther particulars
and the said reports nl' said City Engineer and City Assessor having been adopted hy ihe Council.
Notice is hereby given tlmt the said
reports are o|M'ii fm* inspection at the
office of the City Assessor, City Mall,
Chilliwaek, It. C, and that unless a
petition against the proposed works
above mentioned signed hy a majority
nl tbe owners of the lainl or real property
in lie assessed or ehnrged in respect of
sueh works representing ut least one half
in value thereof iy presented to the
Council within fifteen days frnin tin*
date <>f the lirst publication of this notice
the Council will proceed with ihe proposed Improvements under such terms
and conditions as to the pay men I of the
cost of sueh improvements as tin* Counoll may hy By-law in lhat behalf regulate
and determine and also in make the said
Dated tbisSOihday nf June A.D. 1012.
Cily Clerk,
Dale of tirst publication .lune_nih lii|_
City of Chilliwack
No. :;.
Gore Avenue SidewalKs
The Municipal Council of ibe city of
('hilliwaek having by Itcsnluilon determined and s|Hiilii >l that it is desirable
to carry om ibe following works, ilmi is
m say :
To construct cement sidewalk and
works contingent thereto on the North
side of (lore avenue lietween Williams
road am) Voting street, and on the South
: side of (lore avenue lietween Williams
J mail ami Nnwell streel, and that snld
works lie curried otu in accordance wiih
the provisions of the " Loral Improvement Ucnerul By-law 1012."
And lhe Cily Engineer ami Cily Assessor having reported to the Council in
accordance with the provisions of the
said By-law upon the said works giving
statements showing the amounts cstitna*
toil to bo chargeable against the various
portions of nal property to Ih* IxMlOfittcd
by lhe said works ami other particulars
and tin* nail I reports of said City Engin-
i-er and City Assessor having l«'*en ndopled by the Council.
Notice Ia hereby given ihnt Ihe said
reports are open for Inspect ion at the
office of tbe City Assessor, Cily Hall,
Chilliwack, B. ('., aud that unless a
petition against the proposed works
above mentioned signed by a majorily
nf the owners of the laud or real property
lo he assessed or charged in respect ot
j such works representing at leas! one half
in value thereof is presented to ihe
Council within fifteen days from ibe
dale of ihe llr.-1 publication of thisuolice
the Council will proceed witli the proposed improvements under such terms
ami conditions OS to lhe payment of the
cost oi sneh Improvements as the Council may by By-law in that behalf regulate
and determine and also lo make the said
Dated (bis .niliday of .runt* A.D. 1012,
City Clerk.
Date of lirsl publication June'JOlh 1012
City of Chilliwack
Nl). "..
Westminster Avenue Sidewalk
Tin* Miitiii'i|ial Council of (lie City of
Chllllwaek lAvitie liy Resolution .ll'tor-
iiiini'il iiiui spcrilit'il tliat ii is deairenblc
to curry out lhe following works, tlmt is
to say :
To construct cement siilowalk and
wisrks contingent thereto on tlie South
sisis- of Westminster nvenno between
Xowt'll street iiini Charles street and <liut
snid works be carried ont in accordance
with tho provisions ssf tlie "I al Improvement General By-law 1012."
And ilie City Engineer and City Assessor having reported to the Council in
accordance wills tin. provisions of 'the
said By-law upon tlie said works giving
statements showing tiie amounts estimated to be cliargeablo against tin1 various
portions of real property tss bo iicncfiticd
by llie said works ami other particulars
anil llie said reports of said City Kngin-
s't-r ami City Assessor having been adopted by llm Council.
Notice is hereby given tliat tlic sai.l
reports are open for insjiectlou at tl
Mrs. I!, (iilolirisl of Vancouver
uml Miss (lllelirlst ..I' Wooilvilli',
dm., wore the gueste of tlio former's
sister Mrs. It. .1. Mfllll.il.il lliis
'I'lie many friends of A, l>.
Walker of Kits! Cliilliwnck ..ill I"'
gliul to know Iluil In' is iiiov convalescing after Ilireo weeks illness
witli pneumonia.
A successful ami woll allcniled
garden purty was liel.l mi llie
Manse lawn on Monday ovoning.
Tlio regimental band provided llie
musical program.
Mr. und Mrs. Honry Eckert
have their daughter Mis. .1. K.
Morton and Mr. I lorlon of Spokane,
Wash,, with tliem lliis week, ami
Mr. ami Mrs. Matlicson of Uie
snme place,
Mrs. W, A. Uoso and Mrs. A.
Willi- lefl on Monday lor :t holiday
trip to Europe., oxpoeting to lie
away alxiut four months. Mr.
Rose accompanied Mrs. Rosens far
us Vancouver.
Church News
office of the Cily Assessor, City  Hull, grcgntion nnd  endeavor  lo
Chllllwaek, ll. c, and ibat  unless a their synipnthy in the cntisoo
petition    against  the proposed  works! .„    .,..„,' ,,, ml
Sunday, .Tunc 80 will lie observed
as Plower nnd Patriotic dny in lbc
Methodist Church when appropriate
services will lie held, both morning
and evening.
ll is thc intention of Ibe members
of tlic Women's Missionary Auxiliary of the Methodist Church to hold
a "Crusade" day shortly, when
every member of llie Auxiliary will
call upon all lbc Indies of ilu n-
f missions.   The diile of tlio urusndu wi
be announced later.
Who wants 160 acres
of Mne Land '(
within fivo niiloB of now railroad, whoro tlm
adjoining land is h.-l.l nt from *?!.". i..$,,m por
aoro now, nml will bo double that prico insido
nf throo years. Wo havo located a tract of
ovor 1(1,(1011 acres, covered with willow, poplar
and pino, with occasional patches of opon
country. Got full information about this from
our oflico. This hind will nil la- taken early
this Spring, so hurry. Call at oui' oflico this
Chilliwack Land and Development Co. Ltd.
l'.ox   111!)
Phone 178
Chilliwaek, B.C.
i ••-____ ••___-_-
as important business matters will be
brought up.
Thi'  pulpit
wns occupied
of   Cook'
u Sunday  morning
l.y Rev. Mr. Mcintosh, un.l in  lbo
bv Ilov Mr. Sterling,  both
agtunsi the pnsj.
above mentioned signed by a majorily
of ilie owners of the land oi real property
to In. assessed or charged in respect of
such works representing at least mie halt
in value lliereof is presented tss the
Council within llftccn days from the
dale of the lirst publication nf this notice,  , .     .,
tlic.'. 'II will proceed wllh Ihe pro- B*-°n»'_ *9 "'
posed improvements under sueh terms m ^ovn sScotin
uud conditions as to the payment of the     „., .
cost oi such linurovciucius as the c -|    I lie Inst mooting lor llie summer
.-il may l.y By-law in lhal liehalf regulate of the Surdis Hospital Auxiliary is
and determine and also make the said to la- held al the Surdis Crenmery
assessment. >,, ..       ,.     .     .       .,,      . ,
Ha. his am.day of Jin,.' A.D. 1012.' ",l11 ','" Mn.IM "> '' V"" "* '.    A Uuv"
li. K. CARLKTIIX, , alien.liini'i' is Impi'il for this ll ling
City Clerk.
Dale of lirsi publication .liiiie'.'oili ml".
The recently reported sale of my
furniture business lias not material-!
ized so that citizens of  Chilliwack
und Vnlley will siill Iind mc ul the
old stand.    I will be glad lo meet I
all my old friends and us many new
ones as possible.    1 assure you I will;
ilo ull in my  power to satisfy   my
customers in every way, and I do
nol hesitate Iss ssilicilu share of your
Irade.   Tlic success nf any business
.lues not depend mi long profits, I ml
now-a-dnys a larger volume of business ut smaller profits is what counts.
This letter is  my plan sir thai for
value and priee toy goods eunnol be I
Iss'iili'ii in the Province.    Again so-'
liciting a large bIuu f your esteem-1
ed puiriinugi' uml assuring you of my
linncsl endeavor iss nice! your do- "
inantl. '
V.iiirs truly,
W.ll.Ti'cnboliii.    I
I. O. O. F.
The members of Bxcclstor Lodge
So. 7. ami al! visiting brethren
are cordially Invited to assemble at
tlie t.O.O.F. hall al L'.IK. p.m., or
at tlic Cemetery at ;l p.m. on Suit'
day June !10lh for lhe purpose ssf
conducting the Annual Meinnral
Day Sorvlces at the hall, and the
sleei'iaii.iii services snbsi'ipiently al
the Cemetery. Itegnlianml badges
will In' wisrn. Brothers are ex-
|H'i'U'.i to bring flowers.
Coal   and   wooil—City   Transfer
... phone 'IB.
City Market
Main Street, Vancouver
This market is ii|>cr-
uls'il by the Cily us a
means of bringing the
producer nnd consumer
together, Vou arc invited In sensl your produce. Wo hnndlo everything from lb.' farm,
(excepting milk.) I!y
consigning your produco
t.s ihi' City Mnrkol  vou
will get tlie best prices,
sharp returns, und very
prompt setllcnicnls.
john McMillan
108 Cheques Will be
Distributed Among Canadian
Farmers. Will You Get One of Them?
In addition to the twenty-seven first prizes of $J0 each, there will
be eighty-one other cash prizes, ranging from SKI to $25 in our
This content is alantf ih*- same linea .is thc
one which was sn successful last year, except
that there arc three times as many prizes, ami
therefore three times as mnny chances for
each contestant io uin. Every farmer in Canada whu usrs "Canada" Cement is eligible to
Compete,    The conditions arc such that laruc
and sin, II users of cement have equal opportunities to win a S50 prize.
Tlie contest h divided Intn dure clauei. and then
arr lirst, mh'oihI, third ami fourth ,*ri/r*. i5St', #-5,
*15niid JU0) in ■•acli class.
u.a>s"v*   PrtrwitulM* anar.i*>,tiniiir*ii..ir termm In *r_fh prorlMt
•-tiu u.r-m.'X   *- muiU - Crmrntim Ibtli Iitwlnl9ll
CLASS "B*    pil/r« to be iwardtd to ibe in"* hftnen In m_
Mtnlnre «>h*i trml  pbotmriphi ul tl.*- ml OHtrWi*
ttvik .!.,..! wlib  "Cimdi"  Ctncnt w ibdi  dimi
in vm.
CLASS "k   *     I'ri/*-. ti. Ir HWI1-N l» 'l'l*   '  lllH.fl*
li,-..!. I-Kiillor  ttllO H--I.I ll»-   llf*l  tlt'ixf
of your
Prize Contest.
I In
«""'" i Uir i Irllef   fatal M
Address Publicity Managar
Canada Cement Company
In addition to thus heinu divided Into
(lasses, so as to mvo small users cf cement an
equal chance with (host *.. Im use more, ihe
Contest is also divided into nine divisions, one
for each province So you seo you need only
to compete .villi the othci tanners of your nun
province, and not with those all over Canada.
Don't think that becatlSO you luve never
used cement, you cannot win a pn/e. Many
of last year*- |irt/r winners had
nevei med cement tiefnrc they
entered thc ( nntesi. We will html
ymi u free hunk, "What lhe
I .irniri Can Dn Willi Concrete,"
that will not only help you in the
Conteit, hm «iii till ymi everything > nu could want to know 'dmut
the n-e nf ceinrnt nn the furm.
I'm i .Irll). Itul tri,.I ui toui
i -rn. ami iJJtr.s (c il*» in.l in
Il,i, lrrr|H,i>kai>.lfii11|ariuuUri
.lilt- Prttf CoMnl tief.t fay.
501 Herald Bldg.
tree book.
•' What the Ftirmer*.
.   cun do with Concrete
will be sent to all
who request details
of the Prize Contest.


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