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Vol. J.
SUBSCaiP'I'ION I'lllC'K .ll.lin I'l'.lt VK.Ml
SIXlll.K I'OI'IKS   FIVE CUNTS   BACH
CHILLIWACK, B.C., FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1912
C, A. BARBER
Editor and I'roprjptnr
No. 40
Local and General
L.F.Cioft.atMee Studio for photos
For photos at Chapman's—phono
39.
See Denmark ,v Burtons' advt.
in this issue.
Chilliwuek Fair dates aro September 19 to 21
Thursday, July ISlh P. S. A.
Garden Party.
A. N. Smith is now the possessor
of a runabout.
Thursday, July ISlh P. S. A.
Gardon Party.
Robt. Rowal wiimii passenger to the
Co'ist Monday.
Ashwells want your trado; read
tbeir advt. page ID.
See It. .1.  Mcintosh's advt,  in
the Free Prs'ss to-day.
.1. Knlghl & Co- lor all kinds of
breakfast fossils, fresh ill.
Buy your shoes now at Mcintosh's
Shoe Sale.   Buy at onco.
Aid. McGillivroy was a passenger
to Vancouver on Tuesday.
Chas. Huteheson & Co., for loans
on improved farm property.
Telephone '19 for all express anil
dray work; City Transfer Co.
To LET—Rooms siiitahls' fur
ollices; apply to H. J. Barber.
It. J. Bnellgrove of Vancouver
Was here this week on Inisiness.
Ice cream in all the popular
fisnns and flavors at Johnson's.
A. A. Cruieksliank was a passenger
tu the Coasi Wednesday morning.
Henry Eckert was a business
visitor to Seattle last Friday and
Saturday.
Wanted—Royal Ann cherries.
The cannery will pay ti cents a 11..
tor good fruit.
For Sale—Good team of horses;
wagon and harness, nearly new.
Phone 298.
All coal ami wood orders receive
prompt attention. Phone 49. Cily
Transfer Co.
The Chilliwaek Harness Co., has
sold out to Mi'ssrs. Story .V' Camp-
hell, of Viineouver.
W. Thompson of the Chilliwaek
Harness Co., was a visitor lo Vancouver on Monday.
For Sab— New light cedar bout
and paddlesjust lhe thing for picnic-
ing.   Phone L-1890.
Troop No. I of Boy Scuuts leave
on Monday under Ses nit master
Southern for a week al camp.
City Transfer Co. have their oiliee
with Ibe Chilliwack Land ami Development Co., on Young street.
Let us have the names of your
summer visitors. The Free Press
prints tlie news when it is news.
Mr. F.srd, who has been with the
Royal Bank at Sardis for somo time,
has been transferred lo Chilliwack.
Come early for Barglns in Shoes
at Ashwells-, read their advt. page
10.
Thursday. July I8lll P. s. A.
Garden Party.
Men's Straw Hals ami Shirts al
Bargain Sale prices. Head Ashwells
advt. |Kigc 10.
.Matinee of moving pictures al
lhe Lyric Tlicalr.' every Saturday
afternoon at 8.80.
When in town be sure and visil
Ashwells Store and look ..round.
Rend Iheir ndvt. page 10.
Save money by buying your shoes
for lhe family at Mcintosh's Shoe
Sale.   Great Bargains for you.
J Kniglil A Co. for horse and
cattle feed, ben and chick food,
Big car just arrived from Ibe mills.
Summer Dresses, Blouses, Skirls
nnd I'n.lerwcar at Bargain Sale
Prices. Read Ashwells advt. pans' 10.
(I. II. VV. Asbw.'ll was a visitor
lo Vancouver on Monday, when'
lie attended a mooting <>f tho Directors ol the National Biscuil Co.
Foh Sale — Pony for riding or
driving 7 years old, No. 9 McClary
cook stove with reservoir. Phone
!! 172.
W. L. Macken, Chilliwack Manager for F. .1. Hurl & Co. Ltd., was
a Inisiness visitor to tlio coasl on
Wednesday.
due   of   the   sin ssflll    slllslellls
called lo bar by Mr. Justice Murphy
iu Victoria lliis week was Mr. .lohn
Kwcn of this city.
Ladies, Norlbwiiy Suit Sale; read
Ashwells advt. page III and ask Miss
Sampson or Mr. Lidded to show you
our stock.    Ashwells.
The Dain Hay Loader fealuros
lll'O OUiphllsicd in tlie advert iscmcnl
of the Chilliwaek   Implement  I
Produco Co, this week,
George Carter of Sardis sold his
line farm properly for $12,000 lo 11
Vancouvor buyer, lasl week,     Mr,
Carter will mil leave Sardis.
The Cliilliivack Meat and Supplv
Co, have their ice manufacturing
plant In operation ami deliver ico to
any part of the City;phono No. 08,
Go to J. Kniglil .v. Co. tor Uio
Besl Flour, We guarantee lloyal
Standard and Mighty Fine. Ten
grades lo chooso from. Pastry unequalled.
Pleased customers are Ashwells
best Advertisement. They have
customers dealing with thom who
bought when Iheir store opened -II
years ago.
Boats, window screens, meat safes,
furniture, etc., made. Buggies
painted and wood work repaired
saws sharpened etc. Prices moderate; orders solicited. Phone L 1896.
Matinee of moving pictuscs at
the Lyric Theatre every Satiirilny
afternoon at 8.80.
Piiizi: C....lernTioN in Bread making:   Two sacks Golden Crain Plour
|s| prize, one sack   for  '.hid   prize.
Ask Mr. Siddall at Ashwells Grocery
for particulars.
Major VV. Boclhlino Lindsay,
D.E. Victoria \\".t^ in lown on Monday with regard to the building of:
lhe new drill hnll  I establishing!
ssf a rill.' range.
The moving pictures aro growing
more popular in town every week.
Seo "Blazing lho Trail" on Friday
and Saturday ami take the children
to the Saturday Matinee.
Notice is given lhal prices aro
reduced Oil all sizes ..f photos and
post cards from 60 cts a dozen up.
Also on amateur supplies and picture framing. Chapman's Studio
phone 89,
Miss lloyli" wishes to announce
that she has 60 hats reduced to the
extremely low prico of 50 els. These
will bi> picked up quickly so make
your cbolso at onco. Across from
the |sost Olllco.
Don'l   forget   the   ball   name  Oil
July 12 botwoon the Tigers, of
Chilliwaek and lbc champions of
the Fraser Valley League at llosc-
dale Athletic grounds. Admission
26 cents.    Everybody welcome.
Boost Chilliwack by trading nl
Ashwells big store; read their advt.
page It).
The regular monthly meeting of
the Women's Institute will be hold
as usual next Tuesday aflornoon at
thr 'clock. A paper on "Sanitation" will ho given by n local medical man ami will be listoiiod lo
Willi IIIUCll interest.
A garden parly will ho glvon by
lho members.sf the Baptist Church
on Tuesday ovoning July in, nl the
hm .f Mrs..). L. Marston, Fust
nve.   The band will bo in illl.-n.l:. li.-.-
and raspberries, ico cream etc. will
he served.    There   will   also   be   a
sale of work.   Admission fee lOols,
Lndjos'Norlhwny 8iiIIs;b:i1o prices
for Ihem al Ashwells.    '.'II Suits  lo
chooso from,   Read Ihalradvl. pago
Hi.
The P. S. A. Garden Parly will
be held on Ibe grounds of the Presbyterian Manse on Thursday July
is, when a lirst class programme
will ho provided. Tho funds obtained are to be devoted to Furnishing
lhe new [tending Rooms. Admission'_'•"> cents. Tieki'is will shortly
Ise on sale. Forfurlberpnrli'.'iilars,
see small bills,
Picniced at Chilliwack
Nearly 400 Visitors Spend a Delightful Time.   Will Return
Next Year.
II wns n happy and thoroughly
well satisfied crowd of Vancouver
people who on trained nl the li. Ci,
15, II. station al olght o'clock on
Wednesday ovoning amidst ringing
cheers, alter spending some oiglll
hours in real picnic style at Chilliwack. The event was the occasion
of the annual onling of the Vancouver mombors of lho IndopondonJ
Ordor of Foresters and their families.
Ildw 1   Iln.'.'  anil   four  hundred
pooplo arrived on tbo special and
regular trains ovor tho ll. C, Klectric from thi' Terminal City, bent
on having 11 good day's outing, A
llvo committee of the Cliilliwnck
Lodge mot the visitors nnd escorted
Iheiii In Recreation Park, niitoino-
Isiles nml other conveyances lieing
supplied for the Indies. At thepnrk
the lirst. order wns the luncheon.
Picnic appetites were general; and
the noon meal was much enjoyed.
Following the luncheon a varied
nnd most interesting program of
illhli'tie sports wns carried out.
Time forbids complete list of the
events and prize winners. Each
item was full of fun interest, [the
different competitions being keen.
In the open events Cliilliwnck Foresters secured u big share of thi
excellent prizes offered. Prizes
were presented from ninny parts,
two gold rings and two badges,
coining from California, others hav
ing lieen sent from various parts of
B. C. Many prominent in I. O. F.
circles in the province were present
and enjoyed the outing. So much
did the party enjov themselves and
the hearty reception given them
that in all probability tbe animal
gathering of all subordinate courts in
11. C. will meet and picnic ir
Chilliwack next year. D.F. Mower, |
of Vancouver, who had charge of
the financial end of the picnic, and
others, were profuse ill voicing their I
appreciation of the reception and 1
courteous treatment accorded them
by the civic authorities of Chilliwaek and the local members of the
Orsler. The day was ideal for pic-
nii'ing and while tllO visitors enjoyed themselves Immensely, tho pleasure was not all theirs, and Chilliwaek will look forward to their
visit next year, and assure theiii a
most hearty welcome.
Chilliwaek business mon's picnic
Wednesday July 81.
Ashwcll & Son are conducting
their Annual Summer Sale. Seo
Iheir advt. on page Ion ssf Ibis issue
for sample bargains in all lines.
Shipments to the Regina Relief
will bo carried free of cbargo by the
Dominion Expresses., If left at the
local olllco of tl mpany at F, .1.
Mart .* Co. Ltd.
Eventually Golden Grain Flour.
Why not now? Uuy it at Ashwolls
Grocery.
The postponed annual picnic to
Town's Grove of the Sunday School
of ('sink's church was  very  largely
attonded on Thursday afternoon,
crowds going both in the morning
ami at noon. A very bappv day in
pleasant surroundings will, all lhe
cos nl things attentive to such n picnic
was eiijoyi'd by all.
Daily papers during lhe wee*
Iiii vi- reported much suffering froni
excessive heal al many points iu
United Stales ami Canada. The
climatic conditions at Chilliwack
have boon of a vorv pleasant variety,
and it is dillii'lill to realize the extremes to   which   less   fortunate
localities are subjivlod.
P111/.1: CoMi'i'.irrioN fs.r best loaf of
bread baked from Golden Grain
Flour: 1st prizi', Iwo sucks; 2nd
prize one sack. See the window display and buy Golden Grain Flour
nt Ashwells. Ask MrSid.lall at the
Grocery Counter for  particulars  of
lhe Competition.
Matin if  moving  pictures  nl
the Lyric  Theatre  every  Saturday
aflornoon al 8.80.   Admission lOc.
Aldormnn II   T. Goodland, of
Chilliwack,chairman of llie publicity
eoinmitti f that city, was busy on
lho trip on Saturday wIlhtboEiigllsli
party of manufacturers, distributing
a handsome booklol descriptive of
the Gulden Cily. —Columbian.
He Won the Prize.
Mr. MoBride, tenn/ster for the
Cliilliwnck PlaningMills is an export
in harnessing and bitching a team.
At Sutton, Wash., the other day he
won lirsl prize in Ihe "event ill the
remarkably good time of three minutes and live seconds and incidentally annexed twenl.v-livi' real American dollnrs. We hoar n great ileal
aboul America ns being groat hustlers
hut now and again n Canadian drops
over lh.'line ami leads tiie procession.
A Popular Invention.
Mr. McDonald,:! brother of John
McDonald, chilliwack, and who
resides al Cleveland, Ohio, has
pci'lcelcd a system of cash fan' receipts for use on street railway
systems. Thetickcl is so convenient
and meets the needs so completely
thnl severnl minis hnve already
adopted it, uud in each case the
system has given splendid satisfaction. The Street Railway Roviow
publishes a lengthy article descriptive of the invention which is illus-
linteil  hy cuts.
Arranged for Provincial Meet.
W. Mny Frasor of Vnncouver,
was the guest of J. VV. Galloway
Over tin' week end. Mr. Fraser is
the Secretary of the St. Andrew's
and Caledonian Society of British
Columbia, and was conferring with
Mr. Galloway, who is the President,
with regard to the annual convention anil Provincial Caledonian
Spoils which will take place at
Vancouver on August 3rd. At
present there are strong prospects
that this annual event will be held
at Chilliwaek next year.
Picnic and Sports Aus. 3rd.
A meeting of the St. Andrew's
ami Caledonian Society was held on
Monday evening when delegates were
appointed to attend the annual Provincial ei invention t. > bo held at Vancouver on August 3rd. J. C. McLood aid I). It. McLennan were
appointed, with J. C. Robertson and
R. J. Mcintosh as alternates, lt
wns also decided to bold the fourth
annual picnic ami Caledonian sports
at Recreation Park on Thursday
August 16. This annual event at
Chilliwack is yearly becoming a
more popular feature, and Ibis year
lhe local Sons of Scotland will endeavor to make tho event the best
yet.
Hospital Garden Party.
The mosl successful garden parly
ssf the season was given on Tuesday
night under the auspices of the
Ladies of the Hospital Auxiliary.
About live hundred people were convoyed to the homo of Mrs. Lortor,
the lawns bein!.' particularly lovely
for such an affair. The ladies of lhe
Auxiliary spared no pains to make
il all a huge success and everyone
was delighted with tho result.
The Regimental Band was very
popular and with tic addition of a
short program of vocal ami piano
selections provided the music for Ibe
ovoning. The receipts of Ibe evening amounted to about   1165.00,
withoui   expanses  being  deducted.
The Auxiliary is grateful to all
who assisted ami especially to the
owners of em's who were so good in
conveying people out lotllOgrounds.
Celebrating Battle ef BoywToday.
With due ceremony the day of all
days among Orangemen is being
duly celebrated in Westminster today mid every place where loyal
members of the order are living,
as lbs' glorious twelfth  spells  groat
things for tbem. Orangemen derive their name from William III
nn.l  are  1111  association  chiefly ssf
Irish Prolcslanls, who an' found
mainly in the United Kingdom.
the British colonies ami Ibe United
Stales.    Tbey are enrolled in Indues
and it has I n slated thai tbey cun
always r ignize each other.    There
is no concealment of their toasts
ivhich tend toward lho glorionB,pious
and Immortal memory of the great
and good King William. The lirst
regular lodges were founded in 1706,
but Ibe system existed carliiT.
t .range llowers are wsirn and demonstrations to-day nro (or lbo anniversary of the Battle of Boync. Chilli-
waek Lodge left   this   innrnilig   for
the Royal City t.s join in lho Jubilee
anniversary nf Oriunicmeii in British
Columbia, thoro being n very fair
turnout of the brethren ami thoir
friends.
Coal and wood—Cily Transfer
Co., phone -111.
Picnic and Civic Holiday
Chilliwack Business Men To Hold
Big Picnic and Day ol Sports
Wednesday July 31.
Al a meeting of tlie Chilliwack
Merchant's Association held al the
City hnll on Wednesday evening il
was decided to hold a MoiiBlor Picnic nt Recreation Park on Wednesday July 81. His Worship Mayor
Waddington will be asked to proclaim 11 civic holiday so that the
whole dny inny be   devoted   to  the
festivities, liofrcshmont nnd Sports
committees hnve the details in hand
and n program of games and athletic events, many of which will be
novel, will be announced nt nn
early dale. The inerehnnts nre determined on making this the star
event of the senson, and will spare
no expense or effort in providing
the best day's fun, recreation and
pleasure, free, lo the people of Cliilliwnck and valley that it bus ever
lieen their privilege to engage in.
All that guests are nsked to provide is a lunch basket ami capacity
for pleasure and enjoyment, Paste
the date in your hat (Wednesday
July III) watch for particulars, nnd
plan to spend the dny 11s the guest
of the Chilliwaek business men and
partake of tlieir hospitality, which
we can assure our readers will be
both whole hearted and generous.
To Build Suburban Home.
Barrister J. II. Claughlon, of Vancouver and Chilliwack, will shortly
begin the erection of a $4000 home
near Cheam on the Yale road, n few
miles east of the  City.     We   hope
and expect to Bee quite a numbor of
Viineouver peoplo building hollies
iu the Chilliwaek valley, as there
are few if any, localities on the lower
mainland which offer tbe advantages
for suburban home building as arc
found here.
Mrs. Gee. Tough Passes Away.
A very sad and unexpeered death
took place al Munro on Thursday
July 4, when Bath in Banner-nan,
wife of Gen. Tough, passed away
after a short illness, al the age of
thirty-nine years. Mrs. Tough bus
been a resident of tbe valley for the
post eight years, coming hero from
Vancouver, but previously from
Scotland, having been born at Aberdeen. Besides a sorrowing husband
there is a family of live young children, two girls and three hoys, whn
will miss the kindly ministrations
of a loving mothor. Tin' funeral
was held ou Saturday al Iwo o'clock,
interment being made in the Odd
Fellows' cemetery. Rev, Mr. McKay, of Rosedale, conducted  the
services.
INTERESTING EXTRACTS.
lbc
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IMPROVED MAIL SERVICE FOR VALLEY
Gordon 11. Clarke, assistant Post
Office Inspector paid a visit, lo
Chilliwaek on Wednesday, While
here he wns arranging with Mr.
Mcllnid nbout the extension of
Rural Route down the Lickman
rond, also with reference lo Rural
Route No. I Chilliwack which will
shortly h.' established, providing
reasonable tenders be sent in to the
Department, for carrying the mails.
The route will he as follows—leave
Chilliwaek al nine a.m., proceed
south to Chilliwuek Central road
thi'iico cast to East Chilliwack post
oiliee thence smith to Prairie Central rond thence along said road west
and north to Cliilliwnck post oiliee,
making a round trip of fifteen miles
nud returning at one p.m. He was
much impressed with that part of
the valley, Ibis being bis first visit,
ic thinks it is a beautiful place and
a most productive country. He
was glad to see such progress being
made with the new post office building and he thinks it should be completed by the end of September;
and then Chilliwack will have an
oiliee for iis postal business, that
the City and the Valley may well be
proud of.
CHILLIWACK GAME ASSOCUTWrl
A meeting of the executive committee of the Chilliwaek Game
Protection Association was held in
the offlce of the Secretary .Chilliwack.
on Wednesday July 10. Present:
Mr. II. Hullsert, President, in the
chair. Messrs. Col. F. W. Boultbee,
Dr. R. McCaffrey, A. P. Cummins,
and .). Pi'lly, Secretary.
On motion it was resolved, that
10 percent l.e payed to collectors 00
all subscriptions obtained during the
year.
On motion it was resolved, that
a synopsis of rules n-lating to n»a-
members hi' published in the C.)n_c
p;i|ss'rs for a -hurt perios!. about *w,
wes'ks before opening .iay.
On motion it was r>"*j|7e.i, that
the President and Secrs-cary be
authorized to negotiate with the
Dominion Government (through
Mr.Cunningham, Fishery Inspector I
asking that Spring Salmon fry he
laid in Cultus Lake annually, na
lhe rod lishing for -an:,- jg ,,f great
benefit to Chilliwack.
On molion it was resolved, that
the Dominion Government ha te
quested to pul a bountj   ...  Hair
ioals ii. Inl..ml waters.
■I. P-lly.
II ID    -.-.
From a letter addressed by
Prcsideni of ihe Colonial Oil O
a private Individual in Chilliwack:
"1 desire to assure ynu and all enquirers that wc shall never do it(is'.
discontinue operations in Chilliwack
valley) until a sufficient number of
wells have lieen drilled 10 determine
the merits or demerits, of that field."
But never will Ibis  company  turn
its back upon tho California Oil Belt.
Some people may have more information than we possess and inform
yotl thai there in no oil iu Chilliwaek. There are men who will
claim lliere Is no oil any when in
B. C. ami they will   say Ibe same
thing about   Washington.    They
have slid these things ah..nl Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio,
Indiana, Kansas,Louisiana, Texas,
.Colorado, Wyoming and California,
yd all (hose Stales hnve mnde
mlllinnair
doil'l loose any sleep about men win. wj||, ||„.
resort   to   ■lander.     Chllllwaek I acting.
Valley has  the  opportunity of  iis
life right now, if ii can only appreciate the  fact.   If il is turned  down
now, ii may bo yenrs beforo another
opportunity prosonts Itself,   li is
necessary for every man in lho Valley lo co-operate in a hearty manner.
All men are  dopondonl   one ii|snii
nnothor.  The day of   Individual
effort is passed.    Men 1*001 ignize today thnl co-operation in nil matters
of development produces tho grontosl I jfjtii,
wealth and happiness to Ihe greatest
numbor of pooplo.  The iu ss of]   V
the undertaking dopcndi
power of your commtttoo is. arouse
the fever.if development for the production of untold   wealth  iu your
midst.
YoUrs very truly,
A  J..M. Ho
After a mosl successful t.,ur oi
large Eastern Cities Miss Eths-l
Tucker and her talented Company
will hi' -ecu at Chilliwaek Optra
House for an engagement ol three
nights beginning Thursday Jury 1*.
"Queena , "Are Vou a Mmoq"
ami "Baby Mine" will be the play,
presented, and each production will
lie given with a wonderful degree i,(
elaborateness   ami    completeness.
Particular attention has been given
tin' matter of stage settings.   In
1
the lirsi named play Miss Tucker
will appear in the -tar role of
"Quoonlo," On July 20 evening
"Baby   Mine"   will   hs'  pp-scnted,
"Quoona" .ni Thursday July is
ami "Are You a Ma-on"on July Hi.
For n pleasing personality, a captivating style, engaging manner, fascinating im'thiuls and sparkling ways,
I commend its tss that little dramatic
j Indostone, Ethel Tucker, whose lb-fly Impersonalities have won 'be
highest commendations ssf boll 'he
critic ami tin' press, and ba''' been
indelibly -tatu|H'd with the.nark of
popular  favor.   The   mfbodi    of
f ihousaniu of mon, so | this littio lady am widely•! variance
Id anslliaske'ycd ,ly|eof
Hit new pi*' "Qucena"
1- replete with all I*' elements of
I.I led comedy,|-|h"S and romance. N.i bat*' play than
"Quoona" coul.nave been written
is. exploit her-lontsand it has all
of lh.' atlondr*' accessories in the
wav of tal.'is"1 artists, "Qucena"
will Iss' pre11'"1 at The Chilliwack
Oporn Ilo- ' Thursday July is,
"Are Ye" Mason" Friday July 111
I "|.sy  Mine''  Saturday July
' E. Grossman of Chilliwack,
upon the ba  ""   reeommondntlon.   Ix-cn
„."intesl   llidentlnl clerk,   and
w assistant lo Postmaster Mellaril
id will inks' a leading part in  the
new otiicc.   Miss Grossman left on
Wednesday Insl ..na two weeks visit
lo Victoria and lho Coast cities. CHILLIWACK   FREE   PRESS
THE KEY TO YESTERDAY
By CHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Copyright 1810]
[By "W. ,T, Wilt. & Company
CHAPTER   Vll.   Continued
"i couldn't sleep," sin- assured him.
Then, she added serenely! "Do you
suppose ilmi iin- moon shines like
tli is every night, or that J can always
expect limes like these? Yuu kimw,"
she taunted, "it was so hard to gel
yuu to -11I111U that yuu cared that it
was an achievement. I must be appreciative, iinistn'1 1? Vim aro an
altogether reserved nnd cautious person."
I to seized lier in his arms with
neither reserve nor caution.
"Listen," he said In an Impassioned
voice, "l huv«' no rlghl to touch you,
In live minutes, yen will probably imt
even lei me speak to you. I hud no
rlghl tn speak. I had no rlghl to lell
you thui 1 loved ymi:"
She <ii'l nut draw away. Sho unly
looked Into his ryes vory solemnly.
-Vmi had rn. right?" she repeated,
in ,i bewildered voice. "Don't yuu
love me?"
-Vuu .I.nrt have iu ask that," lu*
avowed. "Vmi kimw it. If out* own
honrt can answer such questions."
"Then." she decreed with womanlike
philosophy, "yen had a right to say su
because I love you, and thai Is set-
tled."
"No," hu expostulated, "1 toll you 1
ditl   nut   have  th*'   right.      Vuu   must
ghosts, and he could nu longer call
i liuin frum their graves. The girl
listened without a word or an Interruption nf any sort.
".And su," he said calmly at the ond,
"ih.* possibility thai I vaguely feared
hus come forward. The unly thing
unit I know uf my other life is a disgraceful thing—and ruin."
There wus a lon_*, torturing silence
us she sal Bteatllly, almosl hypnotically, gazing Into his eyes.
Then, u remarkable thing happened.
The girl enme lo hor feet with the old
lithe grace thai had for the moment
forsaken her, leaving her n shape or
slender distress, she rust* buoyantly
cil! with a quick step tor-
threw her arms around his
stood looking intu his drawn
forget  It.
thing."   He
petuoslty.
"It   is   1*
WJ
must
talking
forgot   every-
vvitii mud im-
late," sho said simply.
There was an Indignant
ring in her words. "Do yon ihlnk
that 1 eould forget—-op that, If 1 could,
1 would? Du yuu think it Is a thing
that happens every day?"
From ;i Dee at tho fence line eatno
the softly lamenting note of a small
owl. and across the fields floated the
strident shriek of a lumbering night
freight.
To Saxon's ears, the Inconsequential sounds came with it painful distinctness, li was only bis own voice
that seemed tn him muffled in a con-
fuslon of roaring noises. His lips were
so dry that he had tn moisten them
with his tongue.
To hesitate, to temporize, even to
soften his recital, would mean another
failure iu lhe telling uf il. He must
plunge in after his uld method of directness, even brutality, without preface or palliation.
Hero, ut :ill events, brutality were
best, If his stury appalled and repelled her, it would he the blow that
wuuld free her frum Ibe thraldom of
tho love be had unfairly stolen. If
she i urned from him witli loathing,
;a least anger would hurt ber loss
than heartbreak.
••Dn yuu remember tho stury Ribero
su graphically told ut' the filibuster
ami assassin uml tin- firing Squad In
the plaza?" As lit! spoke, Saxon knew
with a nauseating sense of certainty
thut his brain luul never really doubted his identity. He had futih-ly argued with himself, hut It was only
his eagerness of wish that bad kept
clamoring concerning the possibility of
,i favorable solution. All the while,
his reason had convicted him. Now,
na he spoke, he felt sure, as sure as
though he eould really remember, and
he felt also his un worthiness tn speak
to her. :is though It were not Suxmi,
but ('arler. wim held her In bis arms.
He suddenly stepped back and held
her away at arms' length, as though
he, Saxon, wen- snatching her frum the
embrace of the uther man. Carter.
Then, he heard her murmuring:
"Ves, uf course I remember."
-Ami did ymi notice his look of astonishment   when   I   came?     Did  yuu
catch tl)'* invert innuendoes as ho tallied—the fact thai im talked at mc -
that ho was accusing me -my <iod:
recognising mc?"
Tl girl put up lier hands, and
brushed the hair back from her forehead,    sin* shook her head as though
to  shah*- Off some Cloud  Of  hewihhr-
iti • - ti t and awaken herself from tho
Shock of a nightmare. Sbo stood so
unsteadily that the man took her arm,
and led her to ihe bench against the
wall.        Theje    she    Sank    down    with
hor face In her hands, It seemed a
century, hut. when she looked up again
her face, despite its pallor in the moonlight) was tin* face of one seeking OX-
.-uses for one she loves, one trying to
make tho impossible jibe with fact.
"I suppose yuu did not catch the
full Significance of that   narrative.   No
one did oxoept Hn* two of us--tho un-
masker and the unmasked, Later, ho
Studied a scar on my hand. it's too
dark tu see, but you can feel It."
ih- caught her lingers in his own.
Thoy were Icy In his hot clasp, iis be
pressed them ugalnst liis rlghl palm.
"Teii ma how it happened,    Tell mo
lhat    that  tin- Sequel was,a lie!'*    Him
Imperiously commanded, yei there was
under ihe Imperlousness a noto of
pltndlng,
"■ ouii'l," he answered. "II* seemed
in l-Oow ihe fuels.   1 don't."
Hat senses were unsteady, reeling
things, and |M- in his evening clothes
was an .X|H,,- black .nul while around
whloh ih moonlit world spun drunk-
eiily.
Hor VOtCOwaS Incredulous, far away.
■vmi .h.n'. know?" she repeated,
slowly. "Voi.,!,,,,*! know whal vuu
.ii.r"'
Then, for tho lrrJl ,■...,»_ ),„ romom-
bored thai ho ha ,,„, ,„,,■ ,H.r of lhl>
|,Hnd    dOOr    heiwes    UUm,.i{    ,.„,]    .•„,
other years. He hn prQgented himself
■ iiiy nn a plea «-f gu*y ,.- • ■„. chnrgo,
withoui oven lhe pal-mon „r forget-
fulness.
Slowly steeling hlmst, flir ,•,,. nr_
deal, in* went through h. «,,„rv     Hl.
told It as he had told S ,.,., -,,.., ,|(l
added In II all tllill he ll, .|(|, .,,.,,
Steel-    all   nf   the   eertiitnt>,,m.    Wft|
building  iiHolf against   his  _l|r)	
..r his past He presented „ , ,„,.
Step by step as B prosecutn _|gh,
hnvo done, adding bit ot toj-nnnv
it,, lh .,f testimony, and endm-L^
me sontonce from  the letter, *-,,,,,
told him thai  he bad gone Went.    ,(,
hi laved the coward long enoC
Now,  ho  did   nol   even  mention   11
nml  In
IRl
wurd,
sin
nook, i
nil
II.
'nu
ngely,
"lim
•i:
"Don'l
"Wl
y '■"
or arras almost suv-
ommanded,   harshly
Her question was serene,
"Because it was Robert Saxon thai
you loved. Vmi sha'n't touch Carter.
I can't lei Carter touch ymi," lie was
holding her wrists tightly, and pross-
Ing her away from him'
"I have never touched Carter," she
said, confidently. "They lied about it,
dear.     Vou were never Carter."
In lie- white light, her upturned eyes
were sure witli confidence.
"Now, yuu listen," she ordered,
"Vuu told me a case that your Imagination has constructed from foundation to top. Il Is :tn ingenious cose.
Its circumstantial evidence is skilfully
woven intu conviction, They have
hanged men on that sort of evidence,
but here there is u court of appeals. I
knuw nothing about it. I have only
my woman's heart, but my woman's
heart knows you. There Is no guilt
iu ynu—tliere never has been. Vmi
have tortured yourself because yon
look liko a man whose name is Carter."
She said it all so positively, sn much
with the manner of a decree from tin
supreme bench, that, for a moment, thi
ghosts of hope began tu rise am:
gather in the man's brain; for a moment, ho forgot that this was no
really  the final  word.
He had crucified himself in the re
cital to make it easier for her to aban
dun him, He bad told one side only
and she bad seen only the force of
what he had loft unsaid, if that eould
be possible, it might, bo possible she
wiis right. With tiie reaction came
■i wild momentary Joyousnoss, Then,
his face grew grave again.
"I had sworn by ovory oath I knew,"
he mid  h.r,  "that   I  would .peak n
wurd of love in you until 1 was n
longer anonymous.   1 must go to Peur
to Frio at once and determine it."
ll. r arms tightened about his necli
and sin- stood there, her hair brushing
his face. ;ts though she would hold him
awuy fmin everything pasi and future
except her nvvti honrt.
"No! no!" she passionately dissented, "liven if yuu were the man, which
you are nul, you are uu moro responsible for that dead life than for your
acts In some uther planet, You are
mine uuw, and I am satisfied."
"But, If afterward." he wont on doggedly, "If afterward 1 should awake in-
to another personality- don't you see?
Neither yuu nor I, dourest, can compromise with doubtful things. To us,
life must be a thing clean beyond the
possibility of blot."
She still shook hor head in stubborn
negation.
"Vuu gave yourself lo me," she said,
"and I won't let yuu ku. You won't
vviihe up in another life. I won't lot
yuu- and. If you do—" sho paused,
then added with a smile on her lips
that seemed tn settle matters for all
time "that is ii bridge wo will cross
when we come to It—nml we will cross
it together."
CHAPTER VIII.
Whon he reached lhe cabin Saxon
found Steele sllll awake. Tin* gray advance-light of dawn beyond the eastern ridges had grown rosy and the
roslness had brightened Into the blue
of living day when au early teamster,
passing along the turnpike, saw two
itiiii garbed in wlmt lie would have
called "full-dress suits," still sitting
over their cigars on lho verandah of
the hill shack. A losing luve either expels it man Iniu llie outer sourness of
resentment, or graduates him into a
friendship tbut needs no further testing. Steele was not the type that goes
Iniu :iu embittered exile.    His face bnd
become somewhat fixed OS he llsli-ncd,
bul there hail been Uo surprise. Hilt.id known already, ami when Lhe story
was ended, he was ait ally.
■•There are iw urses open to you,"
he na III, Wheu he luxe al last from his
Beat, "Iho Plan you huve of going tu
Smith America, and u io I suggested «f facing forward and leaving the
Pas    behind       If   y lo   the   first.
whether or noi you aro lho man the)
want, the circumstantial case is strong,
Vmi know ton Utile uf v > past to defend yourself, and you uro placing
yourself In the enemy's hands, The
result will probably bo against you wltb
equal rorlalnty whether Innocent or
guilty.'
"I,oil ing tilings He," demurred
Saxon, "solves nothing,"
"Why solve them'.''' Steele paused ut
his dour. "It would serin to me that
With hor In ymir life you would be
safe against forgetting your present at
all ovenlS * and that present is enough,"
The summer wiih drawing lo Its
close while Saxon still wavered. Unless io- faced the charge that seemed
Impending nonr th luator, he must
nlwnys stand, heforo himself ut least,
convicted, Vet, Duska was Immovable
in her decision, and Steele booked her
Intuition with nu muny plausible, mns-
cullne arguments Unit be watted. Ilo
wus packing and preparing the pictures
that were to be shipped to New Vork.
Sume of them would lie exhibited and
sold there.      Others, to be selected by
.his eastern agent, would go on to Ihe
hope io- had tried to foster, lhat "-■|..,,.i.. markot. He bad included the
might be n mistake, n was an "^andscapo painted on the eiirr. on the
horribly certain thnt thoso hopes wore^ whl.n lhfl |(lirp|, fl0WflW i„r,.,* him
over lhe e^lge, and the portrait of the
girl, These pictures, however, he
specified, were only for exhibition, and
were not under any circumstances to
be sold.
Bach day. ho. Insisted on the necessity of his investigation, and argued It
with all the forcofulness he could command, hut Duska steadfastly overruled
him.
Once, as the sunset dyed the west
with the richness of gold and purple
and orange and hike, they were walking iheir horsos ulong a hill lane between pines and cedars. Tlie girl's
eyes wero drinking in the color and
abundant beauty, and the man rode
slleni ;it her saddle skirl. She had
silenced his continual argument after
her usual deeisive fashion. Now, she
turned her head, and demanded:
"Suppose you went and settled this.
would you he nearer your certainty?
Tlu* very disproving of this suspicion
WOUkl    .VU    he   nearer   .Vuill*   col'ta Ull V V
fore Senor Ribero told his story."
"it would mean this much," ho argued, "1 should have followed to lla
end every clew thai was given me. 1
slmuld have oxhtiuslod ilu- possibilities, ami I could then with a clear conscience leave the resl  to destiny.      1
could g  feeling thai  1 had ;i right
tu abandon iln- past beeauso 1 bnd
questioned it as Car iis 1 knew."
Sho w:is rosolute.
"1 should," lie urged, "feel that In
letting you share the danger I hud ul
least  tried to end It."
She raised her chin almost scorn-
Cully and  lur eyes grow  deeper.
"Do y u think that danger can affect
my love? Are we tho sort of people
who have no eyes in our hearts, and no
hearts in our eyes, who live nnd marry
and di.-. and never have a hint uf loving as the gods love? I want lo love
you that way audaciously- la king
every chance, if the stars up thoro
h.ve, they lovo like that."
Sume days later, Mrs. Horton again
referred tu lor wish to make the trip
to Venezuela. To the man's astonishment, Duska appeared this time more
than half in favor of It, and spoke as
thuugh she might after all reconsider
her refusal to bo her aunt's travelling
companion. hater, when thoy wen
alone, he questioned her, and she laugh
ed with the note of having a profound
secret.    At  hist, sho explained.
"I am Interested in South Amori*
now," she Informed him,   "1 wasn't b>
fore.    I  Shouldn't  think nf letting ynu
go there, but 1 guess I'm safe in Puert
Frio, and 1  might settle your doubts
myself.   You see." she added Judicially,
"I'm the one person yon con trust not
to betray yum* secret, and yei i<* find
nut   all   aboul   this    mysterious    Mr
Carter."
Saxon was frankly frightened. Unless she promised that she would di
nothing of the sort, ho would himself
go iii once. He had waited in deference to her wishes, but, If the thing
were to be recognised ns deserving Investigation at all, he must do it himself. He could not prott-A himself be-
blnd hot- us his agent She finally assented, yet later Mrs. Horton onco more
referred to the idea ut the nip as
though she expected Duska t«* accompany lier.
Then It was thai Suxnii was driven
buck un strategy. The idea waa one
that be found it hard to accept, yet he
knew that ho could never gain her consent, nml hei- suggestion proved thai.
though she would not admit It. at heart
she realised the necosslty nf u solution. The hanging of his canvases for
exhibition afforded an excuse f**r g*>ing
to New Vork. on his arrival there,
lo- would write to her, explaining his
determination tu take a steamer for
the BOUth, and "put It to the touch, to
win rn- lose ll ull." There seemed in he
tin alternative.
lie ilid nut take Steele into his confidence, because Steele ngreed with
Duska. and should be able in say. when
questioned, that he had not been it
party to the conspiracy.   Wlu-n Saxon
st I, a few days later, on the step of
au Inbound train, the girl stood waving her sunbonnot, slenderly outlined
against the green background of the
woods beyond the flag-station, a
.sudden look of pain crossed th** man's
face, and he loaned far out   fur a  last
glimpse uf her form.
Steele saw Duska's smile gTOW wistful as the lust car rounded the curve.
"I can't quite accustom myself to it."
ho Mild, slowly; "this new girl who has
taken Hie place of the other, of the girl
whu did nut know how to luve."
"i Kimw more about It," she declared,
"tbun anybody else that over lived.
And I've ,.nly ono life to give to It."
Saxon's Hint mistake was born of the
precipitate haste uf love, Ho wrote
Uu- letter to Dusku Unit same evening
un ihe train, it wns a difficult letter
tu wrlto, il*' hnd to explain, and explain convincingly, that he was disobeying  lU'l'   expressed   onimilallil   nlll.V
because Ids love wus not the son that
could lull Itself lnio false security, If
fate held any chance fur him, ho wuuld
bring back victory, if he laid the
ghost of Carter, ho would question his
sphinx un further.
Tin* writing was premature, bocauso
he had In slop lu Wuslilni;l..ti ami seek
Ribero, He had some questions to usk.
Dm at Washington ho loarnod that Ribero bad been recalled by government.
Then, hurrying through his business In
New York, Saxon took the first steamer sailing,    n happened t * he ,, slow
line, necessitating several transfers.
it wiis characteristic <>f Dusku Hint,
when  she  received  tho  letter hardly a
day after Boxon'a departure, she did
imt at onco opon tt, but, slipping It, dls-
piiieh-llke. Into her boll, she called the
terrier, and together they went Into
the woods. Here, sitting among tbo
ferns wilh tbo blackberry thlokel at
her back and the creek laughing below,
she read and reread the pages.
For  a   while  she sat   stunned,   her
i-iew drawn; then, she said in the ter-
In a video as nearly plaintive as
she ever allowed It lo be:
"I  don't  like  It.   I don't  want him
vu* to go a way- and yet--" she tnssod
her bead upward—-"yet, l guess I
ihouldn't have much use for him If bo
lldn'l *in just such things."
i 'i'he terrier evidently approved the
sentiment, for he cocked his head
I gravely to the side, and slowly wagged
lis stump tall.
But lho girl did not remain long In
Idleness. Fur a time, her forehead
delicately corrugated under tho
stress uf rapid thinking as she sat, her
fingers clasped about lier updrawn
knees, ihon she rose and hurried to
Horton House. There were things to
In* done and done at once, and it was
her fashion, once reaching resolution,
act quickly.
It was characteristic of Duska that,
ton Into her full confidence, because it
Wiis necessary that Mrs. Horton should
be ready to go with her, as fast as
trains and steamers could carry them,
to a town called Puerto Frio in South
America, and Smith America was
lite a long way off. Mrs. Horton hiid
known tor weeks thnt .something mure
transpiring thun showed on the
Burfttoe. She had even Inferred that
ihere was 'an understanding" between
lur niece und the painter, and ihis inference she had not found displeasing,
Tlio story that Duska told did astonish
her. but under her composure uf manner Mrs. Horton had lhe ability tu net
wiih prompt decision, Mr. Horton
knew only part, bul was complacent,
and saw no reason why n trip planned
fm* ii later date should   be "advanced nn lh*' docket," ami It was so
ordered.
Steole, of course, already know must
uf the stury, und il was he whn kept
the telephone busy between the house
and ih.* city ticket-office. While the
ladies packed, he was noqulring vast
Information as in schedules and con-
nectlonB. He learned that they could
catch un outgoing steamer from New
Orleans, which would probably pul
them ai their destination only a day
nr two bihiml Saxon. Incidentally, in
milking theso iiirangeiiienls. Steele reserved accommodations fur himself as
well ns Mrs. Horton and her niece.
With the American coast lofl behind
Saxon's journey through tho Caribbean,   even   Wilh   Iho   palliation   nf   111.
trade winds, was Insufferably hui. The
slenderly filled passenger-1 ist gave the
sligl't alleviation nf an uncrowdod ship.
Those few travelers whoso misfortunes
doomed them to cruise nt such a time,
lay listlessly under lho awnings, and
watched the face of Iho wuter grow
bluer, bluer, bluer to Iho hoi indigo of
Die twentieth parallel, where nothing
seemed cool enough for energy or
motion except the Hying fish and the
pursuing gull.
There were several days uf this to be
endured, and the painter, thinking nf
matters further north and further
south, found no delight in Its beauty.
He would slum], deep in thought, at
lhe huw when duy died and night was
burn withoui benefit of twilight, watching the disk of the sun plunge into the
sea like a diver. It seemed that Nature
herself was here sudden and pussinmitc
in matters Of life and death, lb- saw
the stars enme OUt, low-hanging and
largo, and the waters blaze with phosphorescence wherever a wave broke,
brilliantly luminous where the propeller churned the wake. It was to
him an ominous beauty, fraught with
crowding portents of ill omen.
The entering and leaving of ports be-
camo monotonous. t_ach was a
steaming village uf hot adobe walls.
corrugated-Iron custom huuses and
sweltering, ragged palms. At lost, at
a tuwn no more ur less appealing than
the others, just as the ear-splitting
whistle screeched iis lost warning of
departure, u belated passenger came
over the shi.- _rom a frantically-driven
rowboat. The painter was looking
listlessly uui ai tin- green coast line,
ami  did  nut notice  lhe  new arrival.
The newcomer followed his luggage
up the gangway to the deck, his forehead streaming perspiration, his none-
too-fresh gray flannels spnshod with
salt water. At thc top. ho shook the
hand *.f tho second officer, wiih the
manner uf an utd acquaintance,
"I guess that was close!" he announced, as lur mopped his face with it
largo handkerchief, ami began fanning
himself with u stained Panama hat.
'Did the lho stuff get aboard all right
al Now Vork?"
Tlio officer looked up. with a quick,
cautious glance about him.
"The miicliinery is Stowed away lu
the hold." he announced,
"Good," suid tho newcomer, energetically, "That machinery must bo
safeguarded, it is required in the development uf a COUntry (hat needs de-
velopin'. Du | draw my usual stateroom?    See the purser?    GoodI"
The lardy passenger was tall, a bit
under six feet, but thin almost lo
emaciation. His face was iteoii, and
might have boon handsome except that
the ah-rtness was suggestive of the fox
or Ihe W'.isol furtive rather than Intelligent. The eyes were quick-seeing
and roving; the nose, aquiline; Ihe lips,
tbln. On ihem sat habitually a half-
satirical smtle. Tho man had black
hair sprinkled with gray, yet lu* could
not have been mure than thirty-six or
Seven,
'I'll jusi run In ami see lho purser,"
ho announced, with his tireless energy.
Saxon, turning from the hutch, caught
only a vanishing glimpse of a lull,
flannel-Clad   figure   disappearing    luto
iin- doorway of the main saloon, as he
himself went io his stateroom to fresh-
t n himself up fur dinner,
As Ihe painter emerged from his
Cabin a few minutes before the Oall of
tho dinner-bugle, thi* thin man wiis
lounging ugalnst the rail further aft.
Saxon stood fur a moment drinking
iu the grateful coolness thai wns creeping Into the uh- witli the freshening of
the evening breeze.
'I'he stranger saw him, ami started.
Then, ho looked again with tlio swill
mprohonslveness that belonged tu his
keen eyes, and stopped mndestly buck
Into the protect Ing   angle   where   he
lid himself be sheltered from view
by the bulk of a tarpaulined life-bout.
When Snxon turned nud strolled aft,
tho mnn closely followed these movements, then wont Into his own cabin.
That ovoning, at dinner, the now passenger did not appear,    He dined In his
stateroom, but later, as Saxon lounged
with his own thoughts on lhe deck, tho
tall American was never fnr away.
though he kept always in the blackest
shadow thrown by boats or superstructure nn the moonlit deck. If
Saxon tUtlted suddenly, the other would
flatten himself fut lively and In evident
alarm hack Into tho blackness. He hud
the manner uf a man who Is bunted,
and who has recognized it pursuer,
Snxon, ignorant even of the other's
presence, had no knowledge of the interest he was himself exciting. Hud
liis curiosity been aroused to Inquiry,
lie might have learned that the man
who had recently come aboard was one
Howard Stanley Rodman, it is highly
Improbable, however, that ho would
hnvo discovered the additional fact
that the "stuff" Hodman had askod
after as he came aboard was not the
agricultural Implements described in
Ua billing, but revolutionary muskets
to be smuggled off at sunrise tomorrow
to the coast village La Punta, five
miles above Puerto Frio.
Not knowing that a conspirator was
hiding awuy in a cabin through fear of
him, Saxon was of course equally unconscious of having as shipmate a man
as dangerous as the cornered wolf to
one who stands between Itself and freedom.
Lit  Punta    is   hardly   a   port.    The
sillp]dng     for     this     seel Inn      Of     the
east coast gues t«. Puerto Frio,
and Saxon hail not come mil of his
cabin the next morning when Hodman
left. The creaking of crane chains disturbed his sleep, but ho detected nothing prophetic In the sound. To have
done sn, iu- must have understood thai
the customs oillcer al this ocean Mug
station was up to his neck in a revolutionary plot which was BOOlt tO hurst;
thai tho steamship lino, I auBe of Interests of ns own whieh a change of
government would advance, had agreed
to regard (iu- rlllos in ihe hold us ami
cultural Implements, ami ihat Mr. Rodman wiis among lho mosl export of
trnvolllng salesmen for revolutions and
organizers of juntas. Ta all lhal know
ledge,   li- must   then   havo  added   (be
quality of propl y.   It Is certain, hnw
ever,   thai,  had   he  noted   lh Iter's
Intorost In himsolf nnd coupled wllh
thai intorost ih*' coincidence that lho
initials of ihe furtive gentleman's namo
nil   tllO   purser's   list   Were   "11.   S,   K,"   1)0
would havo slept  sllll moro brokenly.
if bo had   looked Mr, llodmi p
mi ihe list, Mr. Rodman had not been
equally di-Un nt.   The m  Hubert
a. Saxon had by no moans oxen pod his
attention.
CHAPTER IX.
Puerto Frio Bits back of lis harbor, o
medloy of corrugated iron roofs, ndobe
Willis and su uuie-lowered churches,
Along the water front   is a fringe of
rugged palms. Al ono end of the semicircle ihat breaks the straight cast
line, si few stenmers cume to anchorage; at the other rise Jagged groups of
water-eaten rocks, where the surf rum
with a cannonading **t' breakers, and
tosses back a perpetual lather of Infuriated spray. Prom the mole Saxon
had his first near view of the city. II.
drew ;i long inhalation of the hot air
and looked anxiously about him.
He had been asking himself during
tlie length of his -journey whether
reminder would be borne in on bis senses, and awaken them to a throb of
familiarity. Ho luul climbed the slippery landing stairs with the oppressing
consciousness thai he might step at
iheir top Into it new world—or an old
and forgotten world. Now. he drew to
one side, iind swept liis eyes questlon-
ingly about.
Beforo him stretched a broad open
space, through which the dust swirled
hot and indolent. Beyond lay thc Plaza
ttf Santo Dnining... and nn th*- twin
towers of its church two crosses leaned
dismally askew. a few barefooted
natives slouched across the sun-refracting square, their shadows blue
against the yellow heat. Saxon's gaze
swum: steadily about the radius of
sight, hut his brain, like p paralysed
nerve, touched with the testing-electrode, gave no reflex   no response.
Thero was a leap nt his heart which
became hope as his cab jolted on
to the Hotel Prances y Ingles over
stt ts that awoke no convicting memories. He s.i ..ut almost cheerfully
for the American Legation tn present
(he    letters    of    inl I'mUlel inn    lie    had
brought from Now York and to tell
his stury. Thus supplied with credentials and fiicts. the official might be
prepared to assist him.
His Becond step- the tost upon which
he mainly depended Involved a search
for u yellow cathedral wall surrounded
with rod (lowers and facing nn open
area. There. Saxon wanted to stand,
fni* a moment, against the masonry,
with the sounds of tin* street iu tils
• ars iind tlio rank fragrance of the
vim* lu his nostrils. There he would
usk ids memoryi under the Influence
of theso reminders, the question the
water-front had fulled to answer.
That wandering, however, should be
reserved for the less conspicuous timo
uf night. He would spend the greater
part of the day, since bis stiilns was so
dubious, In the protection of his room
at the hotel.
if night did not answer the question)
he   would  go  ngnln   nl   sunrise,  uml
a wnll lhe early glare nil the wall, since
that wuuld exactly duplicate former
conditions. The night Influences would
be softer, leSS cruel und less exact,
bill  h0 WOllId gu Ilrst  by darkness utul
reconnolter   the   ground   unless   his
riddle   Were   Solved   before.
The American Legation, in- was Informed, stood iis did his hostelry, on
the main Plaza, only a few doors distant and directly opposite Um palace
of the President.
He was mol by Mr. Partridge, the
secretary of legation.     The minister
was spending several days at .Mlm-
vlstu, but was expected buck that
ovoning, or tomorrow morning nl the
latest, In the meantime, If the secretary eould bo of service to u countryman, ho would he glad. The seerelnry
was a likable young follow with frank
American eyos. Ho fancied Saxon's
face, and was accordingly cordial.
"There Is quite n deeoitl club here
for   Anglo-Saxon   exiles,"   announced
Mr. Partridge, "Possibly, you'll like lo
look In? I'm occupied for the duy, but
I'll droit around for you this evening,
uml make you out a card."
Snxon lefl his letters with the seerelnry to be given to tho chief on arrival,
md returned io the "Frances y Ingles."
lie did not uguin emerge from his
room until ovoning, and, us he left the
patio of the hotel for his journey to
\\\u old cathedral, the moon was shining brightly lietween the shadows of
the adobe walls and tho balconies that
hung   above   lhe   pavements.     As   ho
wont out through the streel door, Mr,
Howard Stanley Hodman glanced furtively up from a corner table, and tossed away a  half-smoked cigarette.
The old cathedral takes up a square.
In the niches of iis oilier wall stand
the stone effigies of many saints. lie-
Core its triple, iron-studded doors
stretches a tiled terrace. At its right
runs ti side-street, and, attracted by a
patch of clambering vine on tlie time-
stained walls, where the moon fell full
upon Ihem, Saxon turned into tlio byway. At tlie far end, tht! facade rose
blankly, fronting a hare drill-ground,
and thoro he halted. The painter had
nol counted on the moon. Now, as he
took his place against the wall, it bathed lilin In an almost effulgent whiteness. The shadows of the abutments
were inky in contrast, and the disused
and ancient cannon, planted at the
curb for a. corner post, stood out boldly In relief. Bul the street was silent
and, except for himself, absolutely deserted.
For a time, be stood looking outward.    From somewhere at his back,
iu the vaultllko recesses nf the building, drifted tho heavy pungency of
Incense burning at ji shrine.
Mis ears were njer! for the sounds
lhal might, In tlieir drifting Inconsequence, mean everything, Then, us no
reminder came, be dosed his eyes, ami
wracked uis imagination in concent rated thoughl us u monitor tu memory.
lie groped iiii*']* somo detail ot lho
olher lime, ir the other tlmo bad boon
im actual fragment nf im. in- ib
Blrovo to recall Uu* foaturos of thu
oillcer ivim commanded tht death
sqtinil, sume fine lhal had Btood there
beforo him on thai i -ning: the style
uf uniforms thoy wore,    lie kepi  his
eyes   cluSed   lint    nlllv    lur   sir.uul".   bill
for minutes, and, whon In answer l>
his focused boIC hypnotism umi prod
ding suggestion nn answer camo, there
cn  iu Us st.-ni .1 lorronl of loyous
lehef.
Tion, h<- heard sniuclhllig like a subdued ejaculal , ami opened hii oyos
upon ii startling spoctnolo.
Leaning oul   frum   the  shadow   uf iin
abutment st 1 a thin man, whose face
in ih*- munn showed a strange mingling
of savagery and terror, It was n face
Savon iiiti not remember in have seen
beforo. The eyes giuicre.i, and the
teeth showed as tbo thin lips woro
drawn back over thom in a snarling
sort of smile. But the musi startling
phi.se of the tableau, to tho nun who
opened his eyes upon II without warning, was the circumstance of the unknown's pressing an automatic pistol
against his breast. Saxon's tirst Impression was tliat he hud fallen prey
to ;i mbbor. but he knew Instinctively
thiit this expression was not that of
a man bent on mere thievery, it had
more depth and evil satisfaction, it
was the look of a man who turns a
trick in an important game.
As the painter gazed at the face and
figure bending forward from the abutment's sooty shadow like some chimera
or gargoyle fashioned In the wall, his
flrst sentiment was less nne of Immediate peril lhan of argument with
himself. Surely, sn startling a denouement Bhould serve to revive his memory, if he bad faced other muzzles
there!
When the man with the pistol spoke,
it was in words that were Illuminating.
The voice was tremulous wilh emotion,
probably nervous terror, yol the torn
Wiis intended to convey irony, and was
partly successful.
"l presume," it said Icily, "you wished tt, enjoy the sensation of standing
at that point- this time with the certainty of walking away alive, it must
be ii pleasant reminiscence, but one
never can tell." Tin- thin man paused,
iind then beg.ui afresh, his voice
charged with a bravado that somehow
seemed to lack genuineness.
"i.iist time, you expected to be carried away dead and went away living.
This time, yuu expected to walk awuy
iu safety, and, Instead, you've got to
die. Vour execution was only delayed."
lie gave a shorl. nervous laugh, then
his volco came near breaking an he
went on almost wildly: "l'vo got to
kill you, Carter. God knows 1 don't
want to do It, but I must have security! This knowledge lhat you are
watching mo to drop on me like a
hawk on a rut, will drive me mud.
They've told mo up and down both
these God-forsaken coasts, from Ancon
to Buenos Ayres, from La Boqa to
Concepclon, thai you would got me, and
now it's sheer self-defense with me.
1 know you never forgave a wrong-
attd God knows that 1 never did you
the wrong you are trying lo revenge.
Hod knows I am Innocent."
Rodman halted breathless, ami stood
wllh his fiat chest rising and falling
almost hysterically. He was in the
state when meu nn* most Irresponsible
and dangerous.
Meanwhile a pistol held in an unsteady band, lis trigger under au uncertain finger, emphasized a situation
that called for electrical thinking. To
assert a mistake In Identity WOUld he
ludicrous. Suxou was not In a position lo claim thai. The other mun
loomed to have knowledge that he himself lucked. Moreover! thai knowlodgo
was ibe Information which Saxon, as
self-prosecutor, must hnve Th<* only
course wiis to meet the other's bravado with n counter show of bravado,
and kOOp blm talking. Perhaps, some
one would pass In   the empty street.
"Well," domandod Rodman betwoeu
gasping breaths, 'why In hell don't you
say something?"
Saxon began to feel Uu* mastery of
the stronger mun over lhe weaker.
dosptto the fact that tiyc weaker supplemented    his    Inferiority    with    o
won poll.
"ii appears to me," camo the answer, and II wus the first lime Rod-
muu had beard the voice, now almost
velvety, "it appears to mo that there
Isn't very much for mo to say. Vou
seem to ho In the host position tu do
tho talking."
Yes, iliinm you!" accused the ulher,
excitedly.    "Vou are always the same
always making the big pyrotechnic
HBplay I Vou have grand -sta tided
ami posed as the debonair adventurer,
until It's como tu lie second nature.
That Won't help now!" Thc thin man's
braggadocio changed suddenly lo
something like n whine.
(Continued mi another page.) Cffl-LIWAOK FREE  PRESS
7^
How to Cure
Horse Distemper
An    Experienced    Horseman    Solemnly
Declares   Nothing   is   So   Satisfactory  as  Nerviline
Snys Nerviline Is Fine Liniment
"After fifty years' experience in. raising horses l can safely testify that no
remedy gives such guud results fur an
all-round stable liniment us Nerviline."
Thus opens the very earnest loiter of
J. J. Kvanslon, who lives near Wellington. "I had it very valuable horse that
took distemper n month ago, and was
afraid   I   was   going   In   lose   him.     His
throat swelled uml hard lumps do.
veloped, His nostrils ran aud ho had
ii terrible cough. I tried different
remedies, hut wns unable to relievo my
horse ..r his pain and suffering Ull 1
Started to us.- Nerviline. I mixed a
bottle of Nerviline und swoel oil and
rubbed tip. mixture on tho throat ami
chest ihi*-" times ii day, and .vou would
scarcely believe the way thai horse
picked up. Nerviline cured him. I
nlso   have   used   Nerviline   fnr   colic   iu
horses md cows, und earnestly recommend ii in every man Iluil Is raising
stock."
Poi    .train,  sprains,  swellings,  colic,
distemper, coughs, and colds, nn hm
mont  will prove so efficacious in tho
siubie  as   "Norvilino"   It/s  g i   for
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uhk;   win rever ibere is pain, Nerviline
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THE   IMPROVED  SUBMARINE
ihul Cnptnln "Nemo" of tin* Nautilus
patrolled ih<- iimhrseas today he would
probably have "bulled up" against a
submurlne equipped to send blm in lhe
bottom.
The year 1012 will mark ii record In
the -lev. lopinent .*i the submarine. Km*
iln* liist lino- submarines aro In be
armed wuh guns. England, the United
States, ami Germany hnvo Introduced
small ordnance in nev*. designs. Those
guns, ui course, are nol Intended to
give battle to a Dreadnought, against
which their discharge would take effect
like peanuts, hut to attack the con-
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enemy's destroyers, i ine vessel just
completed in BSngland carries on a disappearing mount a small quick-firing
gun, vvhi.h, when tlu__l_jut is .about
to dive, sinks into thc interior of tbe
hull, where two water-tight doors close
down on it.
Sunu of tho newest submarines have
three torpedo tubes twu in the bow
iind one in the stern. Experts predict
.1 gnat future fur this typo of craft,
which, they claim, will shortly replace
destroyers and torpedo-boats. The
main difficulty is that submarines lio
su lnw in the water lhat the field of
vision irnm their bridge is limited. To
aid her the vessel is usually accompanied hy a cruiser. When the enemy
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time to time their periscopes above
water, i nless the enemy he moving
fast away, thoy have every chance «*f
souring hits. (inn-tire cannot affect
them. They offer tm target submerged.
There is nothing, in short, tu unnerve
their crews and thoy can close in until
their torpedoes cannot miss.
There remains to bo overcome one
fundamental fault In the submarine;
Us slow* speed under water. In ihls respect, three British submarines lust
year were subjected lo an endurance
tost of nine thousand miles, Starting
from Portsmouth, ihey accomplished
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The Key to Yesterday
(Conlinuetl)
"Vuu know I'm frightened, und you're throwing a bluff. You'ro a fool not
to realize that it's because I'm so
frightened thai I am capable of killing
you. I've craned my neck around
every corner, and jumped at every
shadow since that day—always watching for you. Now, I'm going to end ll.
I sec your plan as If ll was printed on
a glass pane. You've discovered my
doings, and. if you left bore alive, you'd
inform the government."
lb-re, ;it least, Saxon could .-speak,
ami speak truthfully,
"i don't know anything, or caro anything, about your plans," ho retorted,
curtly,
"Thai's ;i damned lie!" almost
shrieked Uie other uuin. "H's just your
style, lis jusi your Infernal chicanery, l wrote you thai Idler lu good
fiilth. uud you tracked mo. Vou found
..nt where 1 was and wlml I was doing,
flow you learned It, Ood knows, bul I
suppose it's sllll easy  for yutl lo got
I h.* confidence of the juntas.   Tho
momonl   I snw ynu mi  lho boat, the
whole thing Hashed to.   II wns your
line Italian brand of work lo como
■ lown mi lhe very ts learner thnl curried
my mins lo como n 8 It nre just at tho
psychological mnmont, ami .turn mc
ovor ii* the nulhorltlos on tin* exnol
VorgO of my success! Vour brand of
hiim.it' saw Irony lu Lhal In giving mo
Ilo- .-.nine s.ui ..f doalli you escaped.
Itul It's loo lulc Veens has lho nuns
lii spltO nl vou' There'll be a new
president    lu   the   palace   within   llll'cc
duys." The man's volco bocomo almost triumphant. He was breathing
more normally otieo again, as his courage gullied its second wind.
Sa.s.ui was fonclng for time. Incidentally, ho was learning profusely
uboul the revolution nf tomorrow, but
nothing nf the revolution of yesterday.
"I neither know, nor want to know,
anything about your dirty work," ho
said, shortly. "Moreover, if ynu think
I'm bent nn vengeance, .vmi sire a
damned fool to lell me."
Rodman laughed satirically.
"t ih, I'm md so cosy its you givo me
credit for being. Vou it re trying to
'kiss your wny out.' us tbo thieves put
ii. VmiTe trying tn talk me out of
killing .vou. but do you know why I'm
willing in icii ynu iiii this'."' Uo halted,
then wont on tempestuously. "1'U tell
you why. In the tlrst place, you know-
it already, and, in the second place,
ynu'll never repeat any Information
after tonight. It's Idiotic perhaps, but
my reason for tint killing ymi right at
He- start is ihat I've -,-nt a fancy for
telling you the true facts, whether you
choose in believe them "i* not. It will
ease my conscience afterward."
Saxon stood waiting for the next
move, bracing himself for an opportunity tinn might present itself, the
pistol muzzle still pointed at his chest.
"I'm imt timid." went on the other,
"Vou know nt*-. Howard Rodman,
speakln' in genoral. takes his chances.
Hut I am afraid of ymi. more afraid
than I am of the devil in bell. I know**
I can't bluff you, I saw ymi stand
against this wall with the soldiers out
there in front, and. since you can't be
frightened off, you musi be killed."
The man's voice gathered vehemence
us he talked, and bis face showed
growing agitation. "And the horrible
part is that It's all a mistake, lhal I'd
rather be friends with yuu. if you'd
let mo. I u.ver was Inform.mt agfllnst
you."
lb- paused, exhausted liy bis panic
and  his  How of words.    Sax on,  with
strong effort, collected bis staggered
uses.
"Why do you think I come for vengeance?" he askod.
Why do I think 117" The thin man
laughed bitterly. "Why. Indeed? Wlmt
xcopt necessity or Implacable ven-
eance could drive a man in this Godforsaken strip of coast? And you—you
wlib money enough lo live richly in
dud's country, you whose very faco in
these boundaries Invites imprisonment
..r deatli: What else cnllli! brim; you?
Hut I know* you'd como und. so help
me Qod, I'm Innocent."
A sudden Idea struck Saxon. This
might In- the cue to draw on the
frlghtenod talker withoui sclf-revoln-
limi.
"Whal do you want mc to believe
were the real facts?" he demanded,
with au assumption of the cold incredulity that seemed expected of him.
The other spoke eagerly,
"Thut morning when Oonernl OJedas'
forces  entered   Puerto   Krlo,   und   the
government   seized   me,   you   were   free.
Then, I wns released, nnd you arrested.
You drew your conclusions. Oh, Ihey
were natural enough. Hut, before
hen von, tbey  were  wrong I"
Saxon felt that, until he had learned
the full story, In* must remain lbo acini*. Accordingly, ho allowed himself a
skeptical  laugh,    Rodman,  stung  by
Hie implied disbelief/, limit  up his amt-
mcut agalnt
"You think I'm lying,    It sounds ton
fishy I * n" course, it was m.v enterprise, It was u revolution of my making. You wero called lu as the smnll
lawyer calls in tbo grenl otic, I eon-
oode nil that. Por mo to have sneri-
llced you would have been Infamous,
but  I didu'l do II.    I luul been Utile soon
lu Puerto Frio. I was not WOll known.
I luul arranged it nil from lhe outside
whilo you had been In lbc city. Ymi
were less responsible, hut more suspected. Ymi romombor bow carefully
wo planned how WO kept apart, Ynu
know that oven you and I mot only
twice, ami that I never even saw your
man, Williams."
Through iho blttornoss of conviction,
it  part of Saxon's brain seemed to be
looking on impersonally ami marveling, almosl with amiisoiueiil, at the remarkable position In whieh he found
himself. Hero stood a uian before him
wllh it pistol pressed close to bis chest,
threatening    oxecutlon,    denouncing,
OUTS Ing, yet all the while giving evidence of terror, almost pleading wltb
his victim to believe his story! It was
tho armed man who was frightened,
wlio dreaded tlic tie! he declared he
wns nbout to commit, And, ns Saxon
stood listening, it dawned upon him. In
the despair of tho moment, that it was
a matter of small concern to himself
whether or not lbo other fired. The
story he had heard had already done
the injury. The bullet would be less
cruel.   .   .   .,   Rodman went on:
"1 bent every effort to saving you,
but Williams bad confessed. He was
frightened. It was ids Ilrst experience.
He didn't know of my connection wilh
tho thlny. So help mo Ood, that is the
true version."
The story sickened Saxon, coming to
him ;is it did iu ;i form lie could no
longer disbelieve. Ho raised bis hands
despairingly. At hist, he hoard the
other's voice again,
"When the scrap ended, and yon
were in powor, l bud gone, i was
afraid tn come back, I know whal you
would think, and lien, nfler you left
the country. 1 couldn't (ind where you
luul gone.*'
"Vmi    niiiv    believe   uu-   or   lud,"   (lie
painter said apathetically, "but I hnvo
forgotten all that. I have no rosout-
nieiii. im wish fm* vengeance. I had
not even suspected .vmi. I glvo ynu
my wurd mi thai."
"nf  course,"   retorted.   I lud man   ox-
clledty, "you'd sny thnl. Vnu're looking down a gun-barrel. Vnu're talking
for your lifo.   Of course, you'd lie'
Then, tlio revolutionist did n foolish
and unguarded thing, lie camo a stop
nearer, and pressed the muzzle closer
ugnlusl Saxon's chost, bis own eyes
glaring Into those of his captive Tho
movement throw Saxon's bands out of
Ids diminished Hold of sight. In un
instaui, ihe painter hud caught the
Wrist of ihe sllghlor man tn a grip that
paralyzed the hand, and forced it
aside. The pistol fell from the nerveless fingers, uud dropped clattering to
lho flagstones. As ii struck, Snxon
Bwepl H backward wilh his foot.
Rodman leaped frantically backward.
and stood fm* u moment rearranging
his crumpled cuff witb the dazed manner nf n man who holies for no quarter. Ills lower jaw dropped, and he remained trembling, almost idiotic ut
mien. Then, as Saxon picked up the
weapon und stood fingering its trigger,
the filibuster drew himself up really
with dignity. He stretched out both
empty hands, and shrugged bis shoulders.
(To he continued)
THE   YELLOW   GOPHER   AND   HIS
WAYS
On the level prairie the yellow gopher stands erect, like a short stako,
surveying the easy distance. Supported on his shorl. bushy tall and
hind foot, he rises to his full stature
and seems to be trying hy taking
thought tn add a cubit to it. His
short fore-feet nro invisible against his
body, iind there nre no projecting ears
to destroy the aspect of something inanimate. A serveyor's marking-peg
could not stand more rigidly still and
eould scarcely seem more unlike nn
active little animal. His few inches of
erect stature give him a wide range
over the level prairie, where his ancient
domain lias not been invaded by
house-bulldlng und fence-building bipeds. He likes tbe open area, whore
even the feathery-seeded poplar has
not yet found a foothold. He has nnt.
like bis less resourceful neighbor, the
striped gopher, retreated before the
Invading hosts of civilization. That
little burrower has found his habitations crushed ami destroyed by the
relentless k:ini;-plough, his roadways
cut off and opened up. and himself
exposed to his enemies, tho weasels,
hawks and owls. Though au ally of
the new forces und helping them by
destroying grasshoppers, cutworms,
w'ebworius and other Insects, he has
boon forced to gradually retire Hut
the yellow gopher, more sturdy und
self-assertive, stutuls sentinel near the
opening of his burrow and watches,
without flinching, the advance of civilisation, . As an exponent of the tube
system of transportation be believes
in going sufficiently deep to be out of
the way of other operations, so the
ploughs that destroy tbo tunneled habitations of his striped neighbor pass
unheeded over his head,
lie does not pile uii nn occasional
I ushel or half-bushel of earth along
his tunnels like the more unreasonable pooket gopher, who seems to delight in leaving real landmarks of his
progress. Those mounds of fine n ould
found above the carefully plugged
openings an' sometimes attribute:! to
the yellow gopher, simply because h-
advertises  himself   more   extensively.
The m id-builib-r, who works In lho
winter  when  his  yollow  neighbor  is
HORSES   NEED   CAREFUL   HANDLING
To most horse owners ii is u matter
of costly experience thai  all upplll'eutlv
slight wrench or sprain or nu is much
more serious in n horse Lhan in a human   being.     A   mun   gnos  ahead  und
works ii otf. bm ilu* horso is liable to
bo put -mn of'com mission" for weeks
or months,
When ibis bus happonod lu a busy
sonson, the horso owner is thereafter
keenly In lores tod In gelling quick nellon ut tin- ilrst sign of nooldehl or
d Isouse. Iii fad. many successful
horsemen make a practice of looking
each animal over carefully every
morning to see that It is ail rlgh. if
It Is nut, Ihey got busy ut once.
A   greal   bol|i   then   is   a   little   I \i
culled "A Treatise on lhe Horse nud
His Diseases," published by Dr. B, .1.
Kendall Co., Enosburg Kails, Vormont,
While it emphasises tho necessity of
sending promptly for the veterinary in
serious oases, (bis little hook u*iis
clearly unit briefly just whnt to do for
sueh ailments as snayln, splints, ringbone, wire cuts, lameness and sprains,
that cun bo effectively cured by homo
treatment when ono knows what tn do
and has the proper remedies handy,
This book eau be obtained free from
any druggist who sells Kendall's
Spavin Cure, the thirty-year old standby, or direct from Hr. IX ,T. Kendall
Co. by simply writing them at Kims-
burg Palls, Vermont, U.S.A.
soundly asleep, and piles up earth under tlie snow, who pushes up mounds
under and inside the wheat Btooks
left standing on account of elevator
shortage, wh.. [_ already testing the
dietary quality nt* tin. n...ts of newly-
planted nrehards iu ihe uioun'aiii
country, seldom or never ventures
abroad hy day. lie is cosmopolitan
In his tastes, and will build his mounds
beside ilu- railway or in iho open
Held onywhore mi ihr prairies of ihe
interim* or among the mountain ranges
to the coasl hul night is ids lime for
venturing abroad. Even then Ids
arch-enemy, the owl, is on the alert,
and may at any Uin, swoop over the
field, with broad and silent wings, on
its errand nf destruction.
The yellow gopher [fl no mound-
builder; bo leaves no eaith tn m.initio opening of 'his burrow, which is always ready tn facilitate a speedy retreat, lb- never ventures f;ir away.
nml whon his sentinel gaze discerns
nn enemy bo moves with gliding lope
In lhe ready haven, Smiietiinos he
emits u few short und sharp whistles,
each accompanied by a nervous, siiuir-
rel-Ilko twitching of.his body and a
jerking movemonl 'it' bis toll. Unless
an enemy advances in Imt pursuit be
duos md disappear nt onco Into his
burrow. Even then he seems tn enjoy u tantalising presumption on his
assured  safely,   f.u*   he   walls   until   lbo
dog. owl. rn* oilier pursuer is cortain
of an   easy   capture.     Then   lhct'0   is   a
spasmodic elevation of the tuiii sn
quick thai the eye can scarcely discern it. ami the placo whore ihe gopher Wiis Is vacant. Though somewhat larger lhan Ibe rod siiuirrol, ho
lacks ih.- long, oxpnnded tail Unit
gives Uie squirrel a deceptive appearance of greater size. The gopher is
slow, loo, In his gliding gait, bin tho
sudden descent into his burrow Is
among tho rapid transformations of
miniated nature, lie is a social animal, always living in colonies, and by
the door of bis burrow Is quite toler-
nl of un easy approach, He will look
with round, steady eye at an Intruder
und return an Inquisitive stare minute after minute, if the mesmeric connection is broken by tlio slightest
movement of foot or band the gopher
Isn't thoro. This speedy disappearance hus enabled him to survive und
prosper in spite of bis muny enemies.
Weasels, minks, prairie wolves, owls,
and hawks are a perpetual menace,
lt Is said that the burrowing owl
sometimes nests in his limn? and foods
on tlie progeny v ith whlc'i he is
abundantly blessed. He is also beset
by Insect  pests  tlmt seem  to appear
L'ousionally and prevent inordinate
Increases. With a family of eight or
ten reared safely every Reason in the
intricacy of deep tunnels, the gopher
would soon become a serious menace
if it were not for natural and artificial checks. The chief of these is the
industrious farmer, who suffocates
him with carbon monoxide fumes or
poisons him by scattering grain soaked
in some arsenlous compound.   In spite
f ttieso checks bo destroys a large
quantity of growing grain every year,
ind seems to be holding his own in the
struggle. The coal minors tunnel beneath him and the traction engine
passes over his head) but the swift,
disappearing muscular spasm is the
same assurance of safety ii was
through long ages before the prairie
was invaded.
LAST OF POWDER TRAIN HEROES
With tin* death of Jeremiah C. Donovan, marble and granite cutter, the
list of those wbo helped save the north
from Invasion in 1862 by taking a
powder train through to Antietam has
lost its last name.
Gen. McClellan was lighting desperately against f.oe's combined forces
.n tbe field of Antietam when he discovered that powder was scarce, so
that ho could not use Ids heavy artillery against the Confederate forces.
McClellan tdegraphed to Washington
that lu- must have powder at once. A
tralnload   of   explosives   was   hastened
to Bridgeport, l'a.. ami ibo Cumberland
Valley Railroad was rei|iiestod to carry
lt over lis line to Antietam. Volunteers woro Bought tn run the engine.
I'll tuko it in Anlietnm or to hell.'
said Joe Millet*, engineer, as he stepped
tn the throttle.
With the trucks clear for u stretch
of seventy-eight miles between the
Susquehanna and the Potomac, .Toe
.Miller and Ids crow made record time
with only two stops, When the train
reached Chambersburg the axle boxes
were ablaze und Jeremiah Donovan,
then IT years old. climbed aboard and
volunteered his services. Ilo vainly
tried to keep the uxlc boxes coo] during
tin* spurt to Ilagorstiivvn, eight miles
irnm Antietam. li rosembled a (rain of
lire and smoke as It pulled into tbe
Maryland city,
The powder saved the day for McClellan and placed Uu- crew of the
powder train on the unrecorded roll of
the heroes of Antietam, Donovan was
lhe last survivor,    He was a native of
Chambersburg nntl camo tn Carlisle
thirty*soven years ago nnd established
a marble yard thore.
TITLES IN GERMANY
Title giving ami tltlo bearing in Germany aro made a serious business.    It
is dangerous to assume one that docs
not belong lo you. and 11 is almost
equally dbngoroUS tn withhold one from
a mun to whom ii does belong,
Tlm following is un address which Is
probably written thousands of times
a week in Gormany, since it is a courtesy due lo a well-known official whose
rank is fur below that of a Minister
of Slut  :
"Highly reverenced Mr. Heal 1'rlvy
Councillor, highly to be rovoronood Mr.
President."
The tltlfl councillor hus four degrees,
thus; Positive, councillor; comparative, higher councillor; superlative,
privy councillor, and extra superlative,
real privy councillor. Then to complicate mailers there are a hundred or
more other councillors, sueh as councilors of legation, councillors of State,
sanitary councillors, forest councillors,
and town police councillors.
Titles of another class havo to do
with the wearer's occupation. Thus a
Munich newspaper records tho death of
Pruu So and So. wife of tlio "Royal
Court Theatre Colorgrlnders' Assistant." In Bavarian newspapers used
lo he found notices, inserted by the
poritonB themselves of tbe betrothal of
./^eBctabicPreparation for Assimilating tbiToodandHc^ala-
ling the Stomachs antlUowcls of
Imams   Children
Protnotes"Digesllon,Clieetful-
ness and Rest.Contains ncithcr
Opium.Morphine nor Mumral.
Not Narcotic.
leMsjeefOUBWTHE_7—'H
Iterati, StsJ-
AlxJmna'
KtJitU.ua-
AmttSn* *
mJifmeakta'
IHmfttd-
fttrntitJ Suare •
Kiatyrt_/->•—:
Apcrfi'd Remedy for Constipation, Sour Sloniach.Dinrrhoca
Worms .Convulsions.Feverish-
ness and Loss of Sleep.
lac Simile Signature of
NEW YOHK.
CASTORIA
For Infanta and Children.
The Kind You Have
Always Bought
Bears the
Signature
of
In
Use
For Over
Thirty Years
CASTORIA
TNI   O-NT*
So and So, "Royal Supernumeray Hay-
Minder's daughter," or of So nnd So,
"Head Billposter's daughter."
Wben a royal personage dies bis
body Is spoken of, with becoming reverence, us "the high corpse" or the
"most high corpse."
Much may be said in favor of the
German title system. For Instance, in
Germany whon a. man takes the prolix "doctor" he has a right lo do so.
The title cannot have heen bought.
begged or self-created. Moreover, one
may be sure that he has won his title
in a university.
MY  MOTHER'S CANDLE
Sbo sot the candle in tlio spot
Whore eaolt night it was sot:
A mother cannot be forgot—
1 think I seo her yd.
How small a light within the room!
Naught but the delicate dare
■ >f jonquils In the yard that burn
Along tin-  April air.
And  yet  enough  to  let   us see
The things right well wo know-
That  fairer  than  a  jonquil  she
And  that  her eyes  wero blue.
The bureau with Us knobs of brass
Stood dim aud soft ami high,
As did our barns out In the grass
Against  the rosy sky.
Ami dimly from the wall looked down
Mary, with Child at breast:
(inr mother wore as blue a gown
tin Sundays for ber best.
A  moment  and  wc  were  in  bed.
A moment  did she stay.
To tuck us In from foot to head;
And  then she went away.
Upon us roll the night;
How strange ii was a thing so small
Could mako su great a light!
Ltzsotte Wordsworth Iteese.
RAINFALL AND CONSUMPTION
A   study  or  lho  Infruenro  of  raln-
•earlns winds upon tin* prevalence of
tuberculosis lias been fTi.nl.' by Dr.
William Gordon, physician to the Royal
Devon and Exeter hospital. Att*»r
classifying several U'vunshin* parishes according to their expo-oir" [ i
rainy winds. Dr. Gordon searched out
in precisely which parishes the deaths
from consumption during -■.   •* rtos   uG
years had mainly  itirred     Bm found
that   the  death   rate  in   th--   parishes
exposed   t<*   rain-in**urin*_     win.).-      v . ;
generally twice as high   is *
parishes  sheltered   from  thom.    Farther investigations were conduci
many uther localities, among them
city  of  Exeter,    tl    result
same    Dr.  Gordon  declares   that the
Important   point   tp   consider   tn   thu
ohoice of a residence f..r consnmpi    ts
Is the matter of shelter from the
bearing winds i.f the local! *
to which is a mor*- serious natter
than altitude, rhino r.-r of -•   .. ■   ■"
tbo am<nint of rainfall.
AUSTRIAN  RADIUM  MONOPOLY
Tb.- Austrian Stab     - ■ pur-
chase   Count   Sylva   Tar
blende mines in the neighborhood
Joachtmstha!    f*-r    .*::	
($467,000).    This purchase
the State a practical monopoly
radium production in Austria. It n-<r ::.
the   world,   inasmuch   as   * * -   rod] :-:
yielding pitch blende dep-.
countries are insignificant in comparison   with   those  of  th>  J   , Mmsthal
district, where it is hop*1'! In  fir ire ro
produce as  much  as  five  aramm-*-     I
radium per year,
HAVE YOU A  PAINFUL CORN?
What any corn n i- 1st)
Influence * f Putnam'a i '..r:*, and
Extractor, which In
lifis oui every root, branch and item
nf corns and warts, no m itter •*-
long standing,   No pain
sore—Just    clean,    wholesome
that's ibo way Putnam's Painless *   ru
ami Wart  Extractor  i. ts    * ;■ I
bottle.
WHEAT, BARLEY
OATS, FLAX
Owtif ta «o muck Hfifmnklo wMtker, Buy farmert ova- WMtens
Canada have cathered at laaat part of their crop touched by froet or
otherwlio water damaneil. However, through the large ahortaft Irs
corn, nan. barley, fodder, potaloei and vegetable*, by the unuaual heat
and drought of lasl aummer In lhe United States], Baatern Canada and
Weatern _ur»|so, there I. going to bo is steady demand at good prloee
for all Ike grain Weatern Camilla haa ralaed, no matter what Ita quality
may he.
So much variety In quality makea It Impoaalble for thoae leas experienced to Judge lhe full value llmt Simula lie obulnod for such grain,
therefore the farmer never stood more In need of the aervlcea of tbe
experienced and reliable grain commiaaion man to act for him. In the
looking after issuing of hla grain,  than he does thl eaeason.
I'armers. you will therefore do well for youraalvaa not to accept
atreet or track prlcea, but to .hip your grain by carload direct to Fort
William or l-ort Arthur, to be bandied by ua In a way that will get
for you all there la In It. We make liberal advancea whan dealred. on
receipt sf shipping bills for cars ahlpped. Wa never buy your grain on
our own account, but act aa your agents In selling It to the beat advantage for your account, and we do ao on n fixed commiaaion of lc. per
buahel.
We have made a specialty of thla work for many yeara, and are
well known over Western Canada for our experience In the grain trade,
reliability, careful attention to our customers' Intercuts, and promptneie
ln makng settlements.
We Invite farmers who have not yet employed ua to write to ua for
shipping Instructions and market Information, and in regard to our
standing ln the Winnipeg drain Trade, and our financial position, we
beg to refer you to the Union Bonk of Canada, and any of Ita branchea,
also to the commercial agencies! of Bradatreeta and R. a. Dun _ Co.
THOMPSON SONS 6 CO*
OEAIN OOMMXMIOM HBBOBANTf
703 Y Qrttln Exchange Winnipeg
143 FREE PRESS,  CHILLIWACK,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA.
tMtW^ mmmmamWm *■_______• *J_BB_____»fl-B__B-_-ia-__BB-_» •______»
| Mcintosh's Shoe Clearance Sale
Big reductions in prices on all seasonable footwear for the balance of this month. My stock of Men's, Ladies',
Misses and Children's Oxfords and Pumps, in all leathers and colors, must be cleared out to make room for our
Fall Goods.    You can get two pairs for less than the price of one during this sale.    Below are a few of our prices :
Misses & Children's
Oxfords cV Pumps
All leathers and colors.
Regular up to $2.25
For $1.00
Men's Oxfords
In Tan, Patent anil
Guiiinetal
Regular $.r>.00 and $0.01)
For $2.50
All kinds of Canvas
Shoes
at prices ranging
From 25c up
R. J. McINTOSH
Ladies'Oxfords and
Pumps
All leathers and colors.
Regular from $3.00 to $5.00
For $1.25
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Look! Listen!
READ
About Parkers' Great Alteration Sale
Not a clean up of Odds and Ends, Broken Sizes, etc., but a Genuine Sale ot
Strictly High Class Clothing and Furnishings
An event whieh may never present itself to you again. Now is
your opportunity. Grasp it. Po you know what it means to be
able to buy high class 'neiciiandise at a price which means a saving
of twenty-five to lifty per cent. It means Pollars to you. It means
a greal loss to us, hut this temporary loss means a permanent gain,
for in our new quarters we will be able to handle our stock to better
advantage and give you a more efficient service. But our present
stock has to he cleared out and our prices are certainly cutting a wide
swath to this end and our immense stock is on the move. Don't
delay if you want to share in the many bargains presenting themselves to you all over the store. They have the mail order houses
Beaten to a frazzle.
Chas. Parker
Your Outfitter
Chilliwack.
O] CHILLIWACK FREE PRESS
Kormcrty (Tito New Km.,
I Printed nml initiiisii.'ii every 'rtmr_tliiy from iti
office, Wi'stiniiistor Street,ciiiiliwmk.
I Snb-M'Niiiinii price ti.iHi |n-r y,'ui in ikIvmicc to nil
i points in Brltlf.li Umpire; tu United StnUM$I.M.
ADVKHTISING HATKS
Disjihiy lutVcrttftillK rules iinnii- known nn ilppll
ciillmi tu Un- iitibllnlicr,
OiiNniiU'il .iiivcrtlmimmtiii i cent per word ench
limcrtlnti, puyitble in iidvniice.
Dlnplity luhiTtisors will please remember Hint
tn Insure a I'liuiifc**. copy intuit in- in tmt Inter tlmn
Wcdlicwlnv innrniiiK.
C. A. IIAIUIKR. I'ubllnlier iind Proprietor.
IOE
IO
THE CITY COUNCIL
All tho members of tho City Council won- present nt n meeting held
on Monday evening.
B, A. Irwin petitioned fnr a
cement wulk on the east side walk
of Young street in front of his property. Referred to chairman ol Boarc
i if Works.
A petition was also presentci
from properly owners on the smith
side of Main street between Spadina
ave. and Wellington street payment
tn spread over a term uf ten yean
Owners of property in block between Mill an.l College streets asked
that thc Council lake action on behalf of the petitioners and have a
twenty foot lane opened up lietween
these streets. Matter was referred
to City Solicitor for report.
A letter was read from the President of the Elk Creek Waterworks
Co., wrote setting out the terms of
purchase of the system. The City
to take over system from July 1st at
a eost of capital expenditure plus
thirty per eent, pays nil costs of
transfer and interest at the rate of
eight per eent from July 1st until
such time ns tbe system is finally
taken over, lu connection witli
this mutter the Mayor staled the
letter was a response to an interview
that the Mayor and Aid. Kekert had
with the President. Also that a
firm of auditors had lieen engaged
to make a thorough audit of the
Company's books 08 soon as they
were ready. Several minor matters
were discussed and the Mayor and
Aid. Kekert were a|i|sointeil a committee wilh powor to not in regard
to these.
The commission form of management and the appointment of a
numbor ol Directors who would
conduct the system nlong the same
lilies ns at present, tbe only change
being in the ownership of Ihe plant,
were both discussed and it is likelv
thut either form  will be adopted.
The inventory of stock of supplies
and linings wius left to Aid. (ler-
vnn to check over. The Klk ('reek
Co., are nsking for aliomis of thirty
per cent on ull unused material,
is ns yot a part of the system and
then-fore musl Ise sold at eost priee.
There was nn applicant for a
merry-go-round.    I'm tlio lirst  six
.lays the usual fee of $10 inlay will
be charged uml afterwards hull of
die amount ..ill he refunded.
Council adjourned.
ROSEDALE
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Donnls and
family, of Vancouver, spent the
week end the guests of Mr. nnd
I). Kerr, Sr.
Charles Summers made a business trip to tho coasl last week.
A number from here went to
Sumas on July 4.
Mrs. P. Lickman, of Chilliwack,
is the guest of Miss N. Bradley
for n couple of weeks.
James Love made a Hying trip to
Vancouver the past wa>k.
Messrs. Johnson & Smith, of
Abbotsford, arc erecting a new saw
mill at the Kast end of the city on
tlieir timber limit recently purchased
from D, I). Munn. Mr. Smith is an
energetic saw-mill man and ex|>ccls
to have wheels running by August
1. Tne plant will be capable of nn
out put of forty thousand feet per
dny There will also lie in connection a dry kiln. So watch Rosedale boom in the near future.
R. A. Archibald is building a
new residence on First avenue.
What the matter with Rosedale,
"Kb Dough?"
Miss Bertha Trilie is able to lie
around again after an attack of
measles.
Miss Munro returned home Inst
week from Vancouver, accompanied
by her cousin Miss Burkett.
Harry Archibald s|Hsut Dominion
Day at Vancouver.
LYRIC THEATRE
Special Feature
FOR
Friday and Saturday
Blazing the Trail
This is one of the spectacular
llison Films  made  with  the
assistance of Miller Bros. 101
Wild West Show
ADMISSION       10 CU.
Saturday Matinee at 3.;10
FOR SALE
Tli.srniiKlilinil l'ssliinsl China Sow for
Sale, v'lUU.
II. O. HOI'CO., Surdis.
The Saeniment of the Lord's supper will lie dispensed in Cook's
Presbyterian church on Sunday
July 'Jl, ut lhe morning service.
CARD OF THANKS
To ull who by their thnughlful-
uess und kindness shown in so many
langenble ways, have assisted myself and family during the illness
und death of my wife, 1 desire to
publicly express my sincere thankfulness. In our hour of deep sorrow
these kindnesses hnve been greatly
appreciated.   0i:onoK T01r.11.
AUTO FOR SALE
H11.1-.ssu 11, iol'.1 Model, imiy used lour
iniintliH for donionatnulngi la iu porfeet
running order, trial given. 11.■_« hijii.
grade medium car on ron.li Will -iisn.i
more work Hum nny cur iiinile. Write
fur mora |.uni.'iiini-1",
\\. liiiliriilit.'.
II.'. Kile sl.,
New Wcatinlnatcr.
Fresh
CREAM
and
MILK
Delivered to any  |«irt   of the
Cily.    Order by
PHONE 275
PRICE BROS.
City Dairy
ChilliwacK
Electric Co.
House Wiring
Fittings
Fixtures
J. H. Patterson
Proprietor
Wellington St., opp, <>|.tii Huim>
•m
'Chilliwack Acreage at a SNAP1
We have a few Five Acre Blocks for sale within Half a Mile of the B. O. B. Ry. Station and
one mile from School.   This Property is splendidly adapted for fruit and poultry raising.
Price $150 Per Acre
For full particulars apply
l F. J. HART & CO., LTD.
The Chilliwack
Specialists
i
.«•• FREE PRESS,  CHILLIWACK,  BRITISH  COLUMBIA.
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WE CARRY
Stocks of Lumber
AT THE PLANTS OF
The Rosedale Lumber Co., Rosedale
and £. 0. Patterson, C. C. Road
And will be pleased to quote prices at
these points as well as delivered on tlie
job.
ABBOTTSFORD TIMBER & TRADING CO.
LIMITED
W. L. MACKEN
Yard Phone
224
MANAGER
Offlce Plume
86
i
REMOVAL NOTICE
Having Secured lho premises now occupied by Mr. Huston, lino!
nml Shoo Merchant, opposite Barber's Drug Sloro, will move into
these in a few weeks and am offering m.v Olltiro stock al a great
reduction. Thoroloro if thoro is nny article In lho jewelry line
you are thinking of purchasing il will pay  you  to call  and  sec
our bargains.
Would nlso liko to inform you thnl Dr. I.. I!. Stevens, iho eye
Specialist, can bo consulted with at any time at my store
Don't forget our repair  depart ment   where  you  can  have  your
work attended to promptly and correctly.
REG. E. BROADHEAD
Watchmaker uml Jeweler. 2nd ilmsr from Empress Hotel
lMKf**m3^at?itt*?V V17 i*m*3&
Fruit Crates
We hnve anticipated n bis b'uit .v-('-'' *°*'
this season and have on hand a big supply
of fruit crate., both for local and shipping
purposes. Your order will receive careful
attention.
f TheChi-iwackPlaningMilb ?
?, P. 0. Boi 243 Phone L2442 J
Sk
Quarter Acre Home
—*_____= Sites
I have for salo some Quartor Acre Lots exceptionally
well situated for Homo Silts.   Prices from
$350 up, on terms
of $30 Cash, balance $15 per month, interest 6 p.c.
It will pay you to see these boforo you select your
building site.
A. E. McLANE
Real Estate and Insurance    Chilliwack
ChilliwacK   College   of
Music
Principal:   Tfieo. J. Button, L.A.B.
Instruction in nil brunchos nf music und in
OllHiutlun. Y curly t'XiiiiiiiiHtlmis liy tin- Koyiil
Academy of MunIo and tlio lloyul College »i
Music, London, KiiiflHiiri,
Terms $.1 for four Ic-sonB, ptiynblo in advance
P. O. Uox 31IM I'lmiic F Itw
R. A.. Henderson, O.K. & M.E.
A8S0CIATB MEMBKR OK THE CANADIAN
80CIRTY OK CIVIL BXCUNKKHH
B. 0. Land Suuvkyor
RoninR 10 A 11, Westminster Trust Block
CHILLIWACK, li. C.
PRE-EMPTIONS
Who wants 160 acres
of Fine Lund ?
within live miles of new railroad, where the
adjoining land is hold at from $15to$20por
acre now, and will be double Hint priee inside
of threo years, Wo liavo locatod a tract <>f
over 10,000 iieres, oovorod with willow, poplar
and pine, with occasional patches of opon
country, (let full information about this from
our oiliee. This land will nil be tdkon early
this Spring, hii hurry. Call at our ofllco this
week.
Chilliwack Land and Development Co. Ltd.
Box 100
Phone 178
Chilliwack, B.0.
I ■_-____•!
J. H. BOWES
BAIllllSTEIt AND SOLICITOR
oilii'i's ovor Ilnj'iil Hunk <>f I'liiiiulii,
CHILLIWACK B.C.
JOHN  II. 0LAUGHTON
llAltltlsTKIl. SOU01TOB,
NOTARY PUBLIC
Westminster Trust Building
CHILLIWACK, B.C.
Vancouver
City Market
Main Street, Vancouver
It has linen arranged to hold two
Bales weekly,   Wednesday   and
Saturday nt 10 a.m.
11 rowers will please arrange to
have their consignments forwarded the previous evening.
Wc   handle  Fruit,   Vegetables.,
Poultry, Eggs, Ment, Ete.
SHARP RETURNS,
QUICK SALES,
PROMPT SETTLEMENTS
john McMillan
Manager.
NOTICE
Wo Imve a new nn.l iip-to-.lale
islniil with the Intent iiii'tlnsils. fnr nil
kiii.ls ssf rieitniinr, Dj-ini! nn.l Pressing.    Kxjst'rl hi'l|s for all Israni'lieH.
SjHiinl attenlinn will Ir given mull
Mail uml Kxisn-ssH onler? from Chilli-
WOck nml the Vnlley. We solicit a trial.
JARVIS DYE WORKS
428 5th AVE. W.. VANCOUVER
FOR IMMEDIATE SALE
Donkey Kiiuine in j:.....t condition, or-
liii.lei' 7 x in ; boiler ::i'. x 90, mado in
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I'ss, Vancouvor, Birring ol liioii with Iilou
lirl % nihil', 53, fii't ',. HO foot ?4, all
new wilh l.l.M-ks. Can Ih- soon <m S. E.
Ill acres of N. W. !j See. l.'s, Ti.wnsliip
20, New W.-siiininssier liisisici. Ai.i.ly to
II. lll'l.iiKI'T,
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HAY FOR SALE
A few tons of good Timothy liny
left.
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botwoon J. Howe Ik'nt and II. T. Good*
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s.f Chilliwaek in lhe I'rovinee of llritisfi
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rilher memU'r of Ihi' late linn at the
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afonwld. ami all iliiiins. nirninsi the
sui.l |.arinerss|ii|i are in lie pn Minted Ifl
eilher niOlnbor nf lhe late llrm, hy
»Iinui llie sullne will Ir Mtli'sl.
Haled ul Chilliwuek, II. C,  Ihls  I5tli
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"   Vaneoiiver 7.00   "   |     Sunday
All MaciiKor trains liamlle Kxpriw.
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Church News
Baptist Church—Rev. J. T. Mur-
mll, Minister.   Subject for Sunday
evening "The Massacre of St. Bartholomew (The darkest  deed   in
French History.)
The monthly missionary meeting
of the Epwortli League was held in
the Methodist Churoh lost Monday
evening. The storv of "Ah-Wa
and Ah-Mne," representing mission
work among the Chinese of the Const
cities, was told hy the pastor and
was greatly enjoyed by all present.
Next Monday evening the League
will hold their social gathering on
the parsonage lawn.
The Adult Bible Class of the
Methodist church has outgrown the
vestry in which they have lieen
meeting in the past, and a larger
room has heen provided for occupation next Sunday, The class,
under tiie leadership ol Mr. M.
Willcrloii, meets every Sunday at
2.80 p.iu., and visitors will find
the new place of mooting <sn the
left as they enter the  School   room
door on Spadina avenue.
Hev. IS. ,1. Douglas delivered nu
OBpccittlly thoughtful nnd well
roasoncd discourse on true Canadian
I'ati'otisni on Sunday evening. His
vision of the subject was wide  and
iis treatment vigorous. He showed
how wealth and resources of earth
yielded themselves all down thc
ages, to men of sound principles,
principles which arc maintained by
the Christian nations, and
how nbsoulely necessary it is that
these great sources of wealth and
prosperity must be controlled and
properly distributed by men of
strong moral stamina, in order that
the true nnd lnsting growth nnd
development of Canada may lie assured. Canada has many advantages, and is a veritable mine of
of wealth, but great and necessary
as these things are, Canada depends
upon, needs tirst and waits for
honest upright men, men of high
ideals, broad visions and worthy
motives.
Thc Ministerial Association ot the
Valley held the regular monthly
meeting last Monday at Agassi/.,
where they were the guests of Uev.
J. H. Miller. The Chilliwaek party
consisted of Revs. Douglas, Roberts
and Bunt, with Mrs. Roberts and
Miss Monteith, drove to Agnssiz
with the popular Presbyterian pns-
tor ns Jehu, nnd in accordance with
the well known principles of the
lertominntion he represents, the
procession was properly slow and
stately. However Agassiz was
reached in safely and the meeting
wns held in the Presbyterian Church.
Rov. A. K. Roberts, president, was
in the chair, and there were present,
Revs. Barlow, Stevenson, Miller,
Bunt, McKay and Douglas. Mr.
Barlow reviewed "The Renaiscence
of Faith" by Rev. Richard Roberts,
if Kngland, and so interesting was
the review and discussion that it
wns resolved to continue the study
if the book next month'. Afler the
meeting lunch wns served in tho
Presbyterian Manso nnd n hearty
vote of thanks was accorded Mr.
and Mrs. Miller for iheir kind entertainment of the Association. Thc
aftrcrnonu was spent in tenuis and
croquet thc party returning to Chilliwack in the cool of the evening.
ANNUAL ORANGE SERVICE
The Annual Church service for
members of the Orange Order was
held last Sunday in Ihe Methodist
chinch. The musical programme
was excellent and included a solo,
"The Gentle Shepherd" by Dr.
Pultun. His rendering of this
Iscautiful song was very much enjoyed and lidded much lo the
effectiveness of lhe service. The
Hev. Bro. Itolserls pleached an appropriate sermon on "(silicon and
liis Army". He referred lo the fuel
that the Orange Order stood for
religion, patriotism and philanthropy, nml found satisfaction iu
(he fuel Ihnl much of lho bigotry of
curlier days hnd passed awny. The
Order wns growing in number nnd
Influence in the country and
Ihis lhe spoakor thought wns due to
the higher standards of lifcncceplcd
by all members of (he Order. Lessons were drawn from (he life of
(silicon, from the self sacrillcing
nellon of lhe IKK) men lhat lup|x>il,
and from the victory obtained by
ibis consecrated army. There was
a splendid turnout of uicmlscrs of
the Order, nearly forty lieing
present at the service. At the conclusion of the service in tho church
lbc Orangemen re-iisscinbled iu lhe
Lodge Room and passed votes of
thanks to those who had assisted in
making the service such  a  success.
Light and heavy draying handled
with care and promptness, City
Transfer Co., phone •!!),
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AU Kinds of Hoes. Field floos, Garden Hoes, Ladies' Hoes, Turnip Hoes,
Dutch Hoes, Mortar Hoes, also all
kinds of Hose, We do not soil the
Hose you wear, but we soil Hose that
will wenr, Edging Tools, Cherry
I'ittiTs.   Slums   Crocks   nnd   Churns.
" Hello Johnnie ! in bed? " "No, just taking off
my shoes." "Well get a move on and get down
and pull out another buggy." "Well I thought I
had done my share,  [ pulled out three to-day."
Thc New Style McLaughlin takes the lead.   They
all know a good buggy when they see it.
Maynard & Murphy are doing the Liz.     Drop in
if you want anything in their line.
Maynard&Murphy
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ON IMPROVED FARMS
Call in and we will supply you
with full particulars.
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REALTY AND INSURANCE AGENTS     CHILLIWACK
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Household Articles
El boilo
Tho little immersion heater. Bolls
water in a few
seconds.
El Stovo
The   s to ve
which     boils
your     kettle
quickly
Stove—For
all cooking
purposes as
well as toasting.
El Perco
Makes delic
ions coffee
in   at   few
mi nues.
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Only eight weeki required to learn, tools
free anil pay wui*.'H while loarnlng. Position*-) f..'finml mi oomplfltlou nt from $15
to $20 per week. Wo hav. liundredi «f
local urns   wla-ris   you   can   Blurt    bualneSB
fur ''(iiirsi'lf. Tromendou- detunnd for
barbers. Write for Free Catalogue; lirt-
tor still, call. Jf you would become an
expert you inust bo un [nternatlonal
graduate.
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of Main St., Wluuluog.
SPRING
Tliere is ;i wldo-aproud and Incurable delusion aliout Hprlner. it is manifest in Hi*- yearly tall*: oC an "early"
or "late" spring, whereas there ure no
such things. Spring always begins on
;i winter day when you have gone lo
business in your storm-] is oml ulster, in addition lo your usual llanuels
nn.l heavies! stilt. This turns oul tbe
warmest day of the season, with ti
temperature ol sovciily-elghl degrees,
Ami Bprlng always ends **ii the Juno
dny you have decided to run oul to tbo
Wistaria inn In iln- machine nml havo
luncheon on the veranda. This Is the
coldesl day «»f tho season, nml you
drink hoi coffee in Hn* inn dlnlng-
rdom, wi,i.h hasn't heen aired Blnco tho
previous summer, and blow **ii your
lingers Instead of tho soup.
In between these two days it Is mostly winter.
Spring Ims I n doing this for years
without any variation of programme,
and for the same length of time we
bave deluded ourselves with tbe idea
tbat it was a beautiful season of tho
year that might be long or short, according tu our luck.
Upon further reflection, this error
seems to be pnrt of o general self-
deception about the seasons, due, perhaps, to our tendency to generalize
from particular Instances and colo'* remembrance from a single experience.
In the winter of lltor* we may have
had lo dine with friends in Tonkers
on the evening of a heavy snow-storm,
and. afler being found by a neighbor
wandering round more dead than alive
in a frozen dress-shirt on the wrong
terrace this ever afterward becomes
for us "the terrible winter of 1006."
Just as the summer we tried to row
from the pier to the lighthouse with
our strenuous nephew who Is on the
freshman crew becomes "the awfully
hot summer of 190S."
Sr. it Is wiili spring. Perhaps to nil
of us unce in our youth was vouch
safeil n dny of warm blue skies and
springing grass and bird notes when wi
walked with one, the touch of whose
dress caused a thrilling sensation ui
our spine into nur hair. Ami after a
lonty throbbing silence she snid, "Those
are apple-blossoms." And we said,
"Are they?" And ever afterward for
us thai  <iay has been spring.
Frederick \V. Taylor, the advocate of
scientific management, said iln- uther
day in Philadelphia:
"Two ni.-n stood watching a steam
Bhovel ai work. With u clatter and a
roar tin- shovel bit int.. a steep bank.
closed '.it a carload of earth ami dumped it "ti to a waiting frolght train.
"'It drives ine wild,' said the lirst onlooker, 'io see ihat monster taking Un*
bread oul of fj 1 men's mouths.    Look
at it. Why. It's filling up those fiat
cars faster than a bundled men with
picks ami shovels could do It.'
"Bul Un* other onlooker shook his
bead   am)   answered*.
"'See here, mister, if it would be
beii<r io employ a hundred men with
picks and shovels on this job. wouldn't
It be bettor still, by your way of thinking, io employ a thousand men with
forks and  tables) ns?'"
That Reminds Ne
THIN, FRAIL WOMEN
[JERKINS
"IS.
it-   young:   misn
iii-iiii^  your  daughter
reasonable hour?"
1   have  ii.'  v.'iisisii   to
liii-
Malinger  (to apiilyliss olllco  boy)
"Why illil you leave ynur last Mace?"
Hoy   "Well, I couldn't git along wlil
do imss, an' In- v\ Idn'l gll "in."
\V.- united lho y
ivuy wlml Bho tho
HI.I I'.'l'.'l'.'ll.lum. o
i., her ilmi   Hi.- ..
Wo Trust" ivns ju
ung lady across the
ghl ..!' ilu' Initiative
il sin* said il seemod
I iu..il.i i.i "In God
Toucher iin geography .luss
mi may loll the class whnt
"John,
league
.lulin (promptly
clubs Is ii league."
Slllli'iis "im yol
gngemonls?"
Cyiitcus- "Suro.
is engaged llie les
married."
"KiKhi    baseball
bellevo in long s.n
The longer
Ilmi' bo hn:
i man
li. bo
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til.'..ii..n   ,\MS!utiiiM:,.iit.. ii'ii iir.inj*
.illl**, nl .Iniuiti-'ier tl<  .*■    ■       lino     : (.free.
It U •pplUd All SO IMi I N.I   ..ml Mitnu
Ur in*, «1 only by W. r\ Yourm, IM' I
Don't Persecute
your Bowels
Cut out m-*r_*_ km) at-rnti*.*.   The*- Mr, fa
—-tS_nh—imauemen.   ■-.
CARTER'S UTT1
UVER PILLS
Imil PUL Sm_l Dm, Sm_l Priw
Genuine »ss.it*a, Biguature
mammmm
••■wn
Asslstanl "As we've given up our
music department, I may as well throw-
away ibis sign reading: 'Take this
home and try il on your piano.'"
Manager- "Throw ii away. Certainly not! Stick it up on tin-' furniture
polish counter."
street Urchin "Where yer goln'
Magglo?"
Maggie—-"Goln' ter de butcher fer ti'
cents wort' uv liver."
Urchin—"Chee! Ver gqln' ter have
company fer dinner, ain't yer?"
"Your wit'*- will be married twice.
lier second husband will be handsome,
wise and honorable, a man of simple
tastes and refined habits with the manners of a courtier."
"Hang the old cat! She. never told
tne she had been married before.
• »    *
Bridegroom (two days after wedding)—"1 haven't seen anything yet uf
that $r,.()00 check from your father."
Bride- "Well, you .sec. dear, papa
beard that your father had already
given us one, and he knew we shouldn't care to have duplicate presents."
"I'm thinking of going a tour on the
Rhine this summer, and I should like
your advice about the best things to
buy there.     You've been there, haven't
you?"
"Ves. l.ul It's a long lime ago, i
shull have to refresh my memory.
Waller,  bring the  wine card."
• •    a
An exceedingly drunk man. on a very
rainy day. stood weaving back and
forth beneath a. belching water-spout.
A passing policeman took blm by the
arm. thinking t<> lead him away, but
the drunk resisted weakly aud mumbled:
"Shave the wlmmen an' children! I
c'n swim.''
• •    *
"i md  Mis*. Knox today," Raid Mlsa
Btundrln,     "My  the  Way. sbe nsked  Hie
If 1 knew you."
"Is that so?" said MlBS Giggles.
"Yes, w<- had nui'e an argument. I
happened to remark lhat Mary Simpers
was the silliest girl 1 knew, nnd she -
er .she simply wouldn't agree with
me."
• *    # •
Tin* Artist—"No; it can't be done.
.My tariff for landscape cows is Us. (id.
apiece; double fees if shown staudillu
in water on account of the reflections.
However, if you like to have 'em on the
hank ju tbe long grass so lhat their
legs don't show and only the tops of
their backs an- reflected, 1 daresay  I
uld run you In half n dozen fur thirty
bob."
• •   •
"Now, Pat," said ilu* prosecuting at-
rney. "we need yuur testimony in
this automobile rase to secure a con-
i'ictlon, Vou say lhe defendant whs
rolng at a terrific rate of speed. Now
ust llow fast do you mean by that?"
"Sure." said Pat, "he was goln' so
lommed fast 1 nlvver even seen the
kynr!"
"I'm seriously thinking of publishing
a little volume of tny motor poems."
said Scribbles, "but I can'l think of a
decent title fm- ihe book. Ever read
any of ihe verses, Whlbbles?"
"Ves." said Whlbbles. "I've read
'em."
"What would you suggest ns a suitable descriptive title?" asked Scribbles.
•How would 'Motor-Truck* do?"
queried Whlbbles,
• t   •
(iifror.l I'ln. h..t, at bis brother's
huuse. in Park avenue, Now York, ilsi-
 i qulixlcally lo a   political   story
that was being submitted lo blm for
verification by a political reporter.
When iin* reportor finished his nar-
i.,iim- Mr. I'ln. Imi laughed and said:
"I'll reply tu thai as tin- obi Italian
|ll i   ml   replied   Io  the  statement   thai
ins follow-coun try men loved birds loo
will io ever e.ii them:
" 'Well. I don't mind believing Ihnl
mysolf,' lho old man said, 'bul thero's
a   a 1  many   wbu  wouldn't.' "
• •    e
Tbey bad been living In an apartment all Ihelr lives, and were now enjoying ihelr own house for the first
time. Mrs. G - however, was very
nervous, and hearing a strange noise
downstairs BhO shook her sleeping bus-
liaml violently by the shoulder.
"Henry!" she said In a tragic wills
per. "Henry! There's a burglar down
stairs."
"All right, dear," murmured Henry,
onl) half awake, "ask him to come up,
• •    *
VIco-president Sherman, in an Interview In Washington, said of the smash
Ing of a boom.
"It was a brutal smash. It was so
brutal, so cruel, it reminds me of Mar
rll's retort.
"M.nrlt's  wife,  at   the  end   of   th
usual breakfast table quarrel, burst In
lo tearfl behind lhe coffee urn, and, as
sl e   searched   for   her   handkerchief,
walled:
" 'Vou said. the. second time I refused
you, thai  you'd rather llvo In eternal
owned bv his father at Hudson, Mich,
sired aver -100 foals, all gray. Whili
■■■•iiv is tlic prevailing color among Por
WITH PAIF PUPPIfQ ^f™*"""--''''"""1'■"'"r,iii"1' ,v",;"1
■Now   Rapidly    Learning   the   Way   to
Health   and   Vigor   by   the   Use
of Dr. Hamilton's Pills
Thousands of half-dead, emaciated,
worn-out women an* dragging oul
Iheir weary lives simply because thoy
don'l know what ails tbem. Nine times
in leu it's Indigestion, which direct!)
leads tu anaemia, pour circulation, ntul
eventually  invalidism.
The ilrsi step towards relief Is lo
flush mil all wastes a ml unhealthy
uiaI ier.     Loosen   the   bowels   stir   up
ibe liver -stimulate tbe kidneys.    ■■
ibis is .1 >. Dr. Hamilton's Pills will
quickly niutiil'esi their health-restoring
qualities,
"The best way to correct impaired
digestion, to cure constipation, headache, liver trouble, and other ailments
of the stomach and bowels," writes
Mrs. Uriah A. Dempsey. from Woodstock, "is by the frequent use of Dr.
Hamilton's Pills. I didn't know what
it was to enjoy a good meal for
months. My stomach was sour, I
belched gas, was thin, tired, pale and
nervous. I simply house-cleaned my
system with Dr. Hamilton's Pills, antl
have been robust and vigorous ever
since."
To keep the machinery of the body
iu active working order, no remedy is
su efllcient, so mild, so curative as Dr.
Hamilton's fills good for men, women and children, 26c. per box. at all
dealers or the Caturrhozone Co., Kingston. Ont.
torment with me than In bliss by yourself.*
" 'Well. I had my wish.' growled Mar-
rit."
The While House, Chelsea, once the
home of Whistler, has been bought by
Mr, Claude Lowther, bul it was Harry
Quilter who occupied it Immediately
after Whistler, and the artist never
forgave him for it. "Over the doorway
of the While House." writes Quilter,
"al the time when it passed Into my
bands, was au inscription passably Irreverent, but decidedly amusing, which
had been painted up by Mr. Whistler
himself, mainly for the purpose of annoying bis friend aud architect. Mr.
B, W. Godwin: "Except the l.ord build
the huuse they labour but In vain that
build IL—E. W. Godwin, K.S.A., built
this one.* This pearl of wit I had
chipped off the stone."
With the Horses
Durlug it'll, live hundred and forty
Percheron horses were Importod into
Canada, Of this number, 117 stallions
[ind 8 man's came from France, and 102
stallion*- and 132 innrcs from the United
state-.. Tlie horses coming front tuu
United States at a conservative valuation, wore worth more than a quarter
id' a million dollars. The trade is in*
eieasiiig in 1012, Between January Nt
and .March 2flth, 1912, one hundred and
sixty nine I'en* herons were Imported
from the United States, and there
seems lo be every probability that Canada will Import «om the United states
during tlie present year IVrrheron
bones to the value of upwards of oue*
hair million dollars. Most of these
horses are boing imported by farmers in
ibe west. Horses are needed in that
fasi developing portion of ilu- Dominion, and lhe horse trade between tic
two countries is likely to continue to
flourish.
Tum Ualiagon, the "syndlcato Grand
Circuit scribbler." reports Unit 0 gray
Imported   Porcboron,   Gov.   Ogglcsby,
NO OPERATION WAS
EVER NEEDED HERE
Because   Mrs.   Good me    Used    Dodd's
Kidney   Pills
Doctor said she would have to undergo
operation, but Dodd's Kidney Pills
cured her.
Central Klngsclear, Vork Co., n.k.
May 87. (Special) "The doctor said
I would have to undergo an operation."    So said  Mrs. .1.  V. G line, of
Ihls placo, Uul she smiled as she made
the remark, for all need of the dreaded
operation bad vanished. .Mrs. Goodlne
used Dodd's Kidney l'llls nml Is a well
woman.   Given In brief and lu her own
WOrdS,   Mrs.  Goodllle's experietne  Is UH
follows;
"I was very miserable with Kidney
Dlseaso and unable to do my own
work. Tho doctor said I would have
to undergo an oporntlon.   Aftor using
throe boxes uf Dodd's Kidney l'llls I
was ull better nnd able to do my work.
This statement Is true, as you can
easily prove by enquiring nmong my
neighbors."
Dodd'S Kidney l'llls cure the Kidneys; cured kidneys strain all the
poisons and otber causes of disease out
of the blood. Thus Dodd's Kidney
l'llls are a natural cure for all Kidney
diseases and all Ills caused by diseased kidneys.
Another remarkable incident is reported bv Dr. Battey, whu savs that of
the flrsl hm funis sired l.v Jerome Kd.lv,
B.ltl%, nl tho Jewell Ranch, in Sedgwick county, Kan., OS were bays ami
in,i one uf the 100 had white foot.
e    *    e
Overfat or "drugged" stallions are
nol likely to produce colts with groat
vim and vigor.
The draft colt la usually more easily
raised lhan ihe lighter types, and Is
the natural type to i.e produced on
the farm where heavy work Is plentiful.
!'.. nol pamper yuur young stallion
with too much concentrated, unltealth-
ful fond, nor put him Into too heavy
service at too early an age, Many a
-nud  c.ii   has   beeu   ruined   by   theso
dices.
house a sire lhat is as nearly perfect as possible, bul lie sure (but litis strong where your mare is weak,
Like imperfections in both parents
can scarcely f;,j| t,, bo manifested In
ilu- offspring.
Tin* horse with the short back, compact and closely-knll body is the
the burse whose period ot usefulness
horse that looks besl tm least feed and
lhe burse wroBe period of usefulness
lusts over the greatest number of
years.
It is not the stallion wllh lhe
cheapest service lees thai is likely to
i.e ihe greulesl factor in Improving
lho burses of his district. Owners of
tb** hesl sires demand higher fees, and
the progeny generally warrants llie
Increased expense.
A railroad company received lur ship
meiil certain horses whicli were to ho
t rn ii Bpor toil hy il and a connecting ear
tier ami by 'the latter delivered In a
third railroad company, lint, if the
second carrier, at the requosl or III
ntIIIICO <d' the shippers, delivered the
horses In a Btockynrds, or to some por
n   Instead  of to   lhe   third   railroad
.onqniiiv. the supreme court of Texas
holds lhal the second carrier's Nubility
ceased, and lhe initial carrier was cn
tilled lo have Ilu* jury instructed, in an
action brought by tin* shippers lo ic
.-over damages, that Ihey could not recover uf it For any delay.*, or injuries to
the horses after they were delivered to
the Btockynrds, The court also holds
that it was a question fur the jury
whether or tint the contracts set up by
tin* defendant were tin* contracts of tho
shippers, tin* ovldonco shnwing that
when one of lhe shippers applied fur
shipment the agent replied, ""Bring
your burses and the cars will be ready."
an.l the horses were loaded without anything further being said,  after  which
the contracts were presented for signature ami wen- signed. The court Bays,
November 8, 19X1, Southern Pacific
Railroad Co. vs. W. T. Meadors & Co.,
140 Southwestern Reporter, 427. that If
tho lirst or initial carrier received the
horses for shipment, furnishing the oars
for that purpose, without demanding
any written contract of tin* parties, and.
after the horses were upon Ihe cars and
the train about to leave, thc contracts
were presented to llie men in charge,
or to the shipper, for signature, and if
the shipper or the person wim signed
them 'lid not know the contents of the'
contracts and had no time inr reading
them, and signod them under those conditions In order to secure the passes to
attend the horses, such contracts would
not be the contract of tin* shipper, and
the limitation which restricted the liability of the railroad company to •lam-
ages accruing on its own line was not
binding upon the shipper.
i   •   •
As the Bible makes it favorite of the
horse, the patriarch and the prophet and
tlie evangelist and the apostle stroking
his sleek hide and patting his rounded
UCCk, and tenderly lifting liis exquisite-
lyformeil hoof, an.l listening with a
thrill to the champ of his bit, so all
great natures in all ages have spoken
of 11iiii in encomiastic terms. Virgil iu
his Georgics almost seems lo plagiarize
from this description ia the text, so
much alike are the description of Virgil
and the description of Job.
The Duke nf Wellington would not
allow any one irreverently to touch his
old war horse Coponhngeii, on whom ho
had ridden 15 hours without dismount
iug al Waterloo, and when old Copenhagen died, his master ordered a military salute fired over his grave.   John
Howard showed that he did md OXUnUSl
all his sympathies in pitying the human
race, for when sick he writes homo,
"Has my nl.l chaise Iiium* become sick
or spoiled '"
There is hardly any passage of French
literature  more  pathetic  than  the la*
 iitation over the death nf   tiie   war
charger Marchcgay. Waller Scott has
so much admiration for this divinely
honored creature nf God lhat iu "Si
Konan's Well" he orders the girlh
slackened and the blanket thrown ovei
the smoking flanks. Kdnuuid Burke.
walking in the park nt Boaconaflold,
musing over the past, throws Ins arms
around tho worn out horse of Inn sou
Richard, ami weeps upon the horso's
neck, the Iiothc seeming to sympaihi/.
in the memories. Rowland Mill, the
great Knglish preacher, was caricature.1
because in hii family prayers he suppll*
rated lur the recovery of u sick horse,
but when Ihe llOrsO got well, cniitraiy to
all Ihe prophecies of lhe farrier*., the
prayer *li*l not seem quite **n much of
uu absurdity,
A   HAND-TO-HAND   FIGHT   VVITH
GORILLA8
uty Captain  Frits Duquesne)
ttelng desirous of shoot itm a gorilla,
1 had wandered aboul the forest In
hope of lOOUrlng one. I came across
many of the familiar trails that tbe
gorilla leaves, and 1 was also informed by u female from it distance, 'I'he
were In tbe district One day. while
lilting On one of the vine bridges that
the natives build over the streams,
waiting   for  a   possible   slMlit   of  tny
game, i heard the pet ullar woa-won
of the male gorilla, whlcb was answered by a female rfom a distance. The
animals, which were evidently senroh-
ini* for food, kept In constant communication with each other hy their guttural calls. All al once 1 hoard a cry
of alarm from the female gorilla and.
u few mlnutei litter, she oamr bound-
lug through the bush In her mute,
whom I eould hear coming In tho opposite direction.
They mot In nn opening In the foresl
boforo   me,   and rhispod    each    other
with evident affection. I was ubout
to raise my rifle and firo, when, In
tho lino of tho shot I Intended to take,
T saw a littio man start up, so I did not
pull my trigger, A moment later the
bushes in front of me seemod to spring
tie yelloW forms of the pyginles ap-
lutu life, and from every side the llt-
peared.
The gorillas stood in defiance, still
and silent, until one of the dwarfs
raised bis bow and shot a dart which
entered the thigh of the female. She
gave u shrill cry of pain and tiie male,
with a roar of anger, rushed toward
tho bowman, lie stood his ground to
the hist Instant, Bhooting darts as the
gorilla advanced, ovory one of which
hit, but none bad the slightest effect
in breaking the rush <<f the black,
hairy monster,
other pygmies attacked tbe female,
who cried lo her mate for help. Immediately be turned hack toward her.
Ono of llu> dwarfs was directly in bis
way. Willi a mighty hound the gorilla
wus upon him and, seizing the little
man by Ibe throat und thigh, upraised him tor a moment nml hurled
him wilh stunning force to the ground.
The pygmy did not move again. Many
times I tried to aim tny rifle, but I
ci.uld havo lired only al the risk of
killing one of the lime men, so I wns
forced to he a useless looker-on,
Wh.-n Ilu- gorilla clutched the pygmy, half a dozen othor dwarfs rushed
on him wllh upraised spears.    In lhe
heat of lhe ltu.llI the female Jollied her
male. They slood hark lo hack, surrounded by ihe fiendish lillle men.
for whom, I must say, I was losing
sympathy, so much courage did tho
huge npos show ugulusl such ovor-
wbelmiim odds. 'I'he light was desperate. Tin* pygmies kepi charging
wllh their spears nt lhe gorillas, and
fnllltlg back when Ibe apes rusliotl In
turn ul the ring which encircled thom,
lu spite of tholr nglllty, the little men
nil,.|i fulled to elude (he rush, an.l OUO
al'lcr   another   Wiis   killed   or   knocked
senseless    will     blow    frum    the
mighty lists of (be gorillas,
Vet, while pygmy nfler pygmy went
down under lhe blows, lhe upofl were
continually  unshod  by   the  spears of
the dwarfs, At last the female fell
with a spear in ber heart; the mule,
weakened with loss of blood, stood ut
bay over her, roaring fiercely, a p.vk-
iny, rusher than Ibe rest, sprang ul tho
animal's breasl with n broad dagger
in bis hand, Tbe bride clasped bis
arms around him fiercely then they
staggered aboul in a death struggle,
tho gorilla try luu to crush the mun
who was Jabbing his dagger into bis
side.
Then   the   big   ape   tore   the   dwarf
away ami pitched him headlong to tho
ground, As the brute rushed *y seize
another, a path was opened through
the ring, leaving mo an open line, for
the first time, for a shot. 1 tired and,
wiih a bullet in bis spine, tlu- bttist
fell dead.
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BARBARO'S BABY
(By Charles Fleming Embroe)
Out of his duor three blocks from
the plaza in the beautiful city of Mor-
eMit went Barbaro in haste. He wns
strong and broad, of the servant class,
Halting before Gil, the cobbler, who
sat at his bench sume distance awuy,
he seemed to be held by Gil's prying
eye. "When one gets along badly with
one's wife," snld he, looking tragic uml
aghast, "one had better leave." Having thus justified himself he disappeared into the muny-streeted future.
In tlie poor little rented room from
whieh he hud escaped snt bis wife,
Martina, with two children; nntl Gil
came prying about, wondering how
mnny weeks he hnd best wait till he
ran off wllh her, or took her withoui
running off. Martina wus calm and
Indifferent.   "God wills," snld she.
After   a   linn*   Inr   third   baby   was
born,    it wns n i r place fer a baby
t.i como tn two chairs, n board bod,
ami n  few  pets uii  the brnsoro;  and
il ther children somewhat soiled. So
tin* youngster, having ond ti rod it a
week, began to pine,   The cobblor put
his llOUd in at III.' WInduW, peered iill
about, and  snld:   "II   is  (folng   to die."
Bho looked al II iu ease,     one baby
iner * less Is nut   (,, he considered
;i| Ihis since of the game. The l.uni
Kills about 00 per cent, of Ihem any
huw. When II nn\'0 ll imsp lhe following morning nm\ wns quiet, uml Gil,
Slicking   Ills   lea,I   in,   Nal.I.   "It's   ilea.I,"
she remarked,   iibsenl mtndedly,   ihat
she guessed II was. ami added, "Ge,l
wills."
Gil now had an inspiration nud used
up   .ill   his   StlVlnga   I**   hil.v   hoi*   a    rich
cullln. hy  uny nf courting Inr.      Vmi
can   --'int   a   w >n   with  colllns.
Sho pni the baby in. ami leaving tho
uther children in tin* beans, look lho
burden under her arm nml snuiitercil
..nt h.v herself toward lbo graveyard.
it was n happy morning; nnd the baby
had gone in heaven. Everything wns
dreamy ami cheerful; she saw somo
queer shoes in a window ami stopped
in look, ihe cullln resting on her hip,
In iim plaza it Wiis pleasant, .*-*■> she
s;ii down nnd slun-d at the sky. might
even have taken a nap, hut a bund
wetii by. She started up nud ran in
sec what It was, leaving the baby nn
the bench surrounded hy trees, fountains, and church towers. Why, that
was a queer band, and there wns a
bal u bowing frum lhe top of something. Her face was full uf absent-
minded interest, nnd her jaw hung a
little down. Tin- baby would wait;
she ran round the comer to see where
the bund went, and yonder there was a
flght, and a saint coming down the
street;   and a Rood deal going un.
Barbara had got a job us mozo In the
rich home of Dona Luisa Negrete. The
big house, with its patio full of vines,
Wiis un the prettiest street, next the
finest church, l.uisa was blonde, tall
and drooping, emotional and active,
with great eyes which opened nnd
closed heavily but nervously. She was
nnly twenty years ..hi. iind her dark,
Indian-like husband died. Then her
baby was burn. Her doctor adhered
t * the mediaeval custom uf keeping the
room dark when anybody had fever.
Por a week l.uisa was exceedingly ill.
and she eould feel her child, but not
see it plainly. She yearned and hug-
l--.1 the Utile thing up warm; bul it
got weaker and cuiitd hardly even cry.
Poor girl—she wanted it so. "Oh,
doctor, can't I. can't 1 have the shutters open today?" she pleaded; "1 want
to see  it."
"Nut fm- three days," said he; and
Barbara, wim had begun t*» worship
her. entered and knelt down, and the
chambermaid knelt down; then the
doctor Bald: "Senora, the baby is
dead."
Bhe uttered a moan whicli rent Barbara's heart. What would Im not do
lit bring her baby back: She wanted It
so.
The doctor called him out. "Here is
money; go get a Hue coffin. Ymi musl
manage things."
In the sunshine the mozo is a child,
What   ;i   quantity   "i  monoy I    That
would keep blm fur mouths. He went
through the plaza, and suddenly camo
to ti halt, rubbing his eyes. Why, as
for tine ones, the very finest In the
world WOS there by Itself on a bench,
unless the Lord were playing tricks
with blm. Some coffins have over
ihem an air of the elegant. He approached il with awe; the white Ud
was exquisitely adorned. He looked
aboul fearfully, and no one was observing blm, for some excitement round
a corner hud mnde everybody run. Tin
trees waved happily at him, while a
Church boll promised everything good.
im mutter whnt you do. The money
rattled in Ills pockol and eould be his
forever. Many good things oft
centre to make a bad one. To steal
was sacred; and it was imt withoui
ploty tlmt he soiled the Hltle White
casket ami tied.
When Martina came buck she stared
nil about; she walked from one side
of the park to the other, ami In und
out, for an lmur; then sbe subl "God
Wills." Hul she WOUld gO lo Ihe graveyard, asking people occasionally if thoy
had seen Fl little nugel (the dead ones
are called so). Nobody hud. She wandered lnio ih*- walled cemetery nnd
suid to Home who stood looking ut n
stone: "Have you seen puss here a
little nngol?"
They hud nol; nml alter n linm she
bethought herself to tak<* one more
look In (he plaza, wrapped her robOKO
round her bead, and walked nut of the
white-wnlled   sipinre.
Nul till be ran lulu Dona bulla's
patio did his fear permit lturbaro In
perceive the collln's Weight. Kvell then
unly terror, not reason, possessed blm.
Me plunged Into (he sick room; yet
withoui noise. The doctor was gone;
Lulsa's aunl was coming; the mother
luy as though unconscious; and the
maid tiptoed behind htm In the darkness. At a window was a faint light;
nnd near it on a chair itnrhiirn set
thc disk el down and took off tho Hd.
Heboid, a naked child! Ills llesh crept
and he went down on Ids knees shuk-
|l ing. To hide 11! To conceal all! To
lie! Such were his Inevitable thoughts,
while tbe littio thing lay peaceful. Ho
culled forth all his powers, shut his
eyes,  put   In  his hands, and  lifted  It
out. He hid 11 on a ehair in tho dark;
and now, us though some supernatural
thing had como tu haunt him, there
broke out on the stillness an infant's
wail, Barbaro, who had risen to his
feet, tottered. From lhat it cume—
that—that! His hands had touched it,
his eyes had seen it dead. And now
how wildly it wiis shrieking!
The maid gabbled out. Jjiiisa, with
gasps, sought to raise herself and
could not. "Barbarol Barbarol" she
cried.   "It is alive!"
"Si, senora," muttered he,  frozen.
"Barbarol    Give It to mc!"
"Ki, senora," snUl he, thickly, uud
eould not mill bis feel from the floor.
"Give ii io in.' now! I want it
tmw!"    Tlie child still screnineil.
"Sl, scnum." He Btared Into ihe reverberating dark, ami could not move
his frozen body.
"liui-burn! Barbaro!" she pleaded,
ami broke her heart.
The    III.li'l    grOpOd    Where    lhe    UOlSQ
.-aim-   from,   found   the   Utile   nnkod
Mini:;, an.l  I ,   II   In  Hillsil,  Wllu seized
upon it. ii nursed; ami Was still; ami
wrapped iill in her arms, warm, Poaco
rolguod, and Uilsn salt! gently: "Uur-
huro, w,* inii,-i never have ihnt doctor
hero ngain.     Ho snid n was doud."
"No, senora."
"OU    tell    hllll        llOVOr    I"'    '"Hie    any
"SI,   S.-linlM."
Biti'baru was sinwiy moiling; ah ho
hml brougbl happiness tu her. Presently    he    WOpt,      New    Im    fell    ill t
IIII he found the .lead OUO, ami putting
ii in ibe coiiln went mil, carrying il.
Mexico    is  a   ilreum    anyhow   hm
doubly did Barbnro wulk in mie.   11.
e.iine   In    Ihe    plaza,    looked   abnlll.   uml
pni   the   coffin,   wilh   iis   m-w   hunl	
Where  be  bail   fniilld   il.     A I'lm  Hint   lie
could scarcely lear himself away, but
stared at it; and wonl uff forty feet,
and turned tn stare. Suddenly he gol
seared nml tore duwu the street, tilled
all the while witli faithful1 yearning for
Lulso, iiml Joy.
When Martina wandered Into tho
plaza again thero was the coffin with
which gu had enhanced his courtBhlp.
(■ll came, too, peering around, having
gol wind of ihe disappearance. Why,
she siiid. thnt w;is rather queer; umi
she picked the burden up and went off
indolently with il on her hip. All the
way to tlm graveyard Gil made love
in her. ami nigh persuaded her to
marry him, hut did not curry the
coffin. However, she didn't mind the
coffin.
a gravedigger luul dug the grave.
She und Gil came along presently mul
put the little nngel in. and the dirt
iu after. What a glorious day! As
th.y wandered out GU, knitting his
jagged eyebrows, nntl bent as if working at his bench, said: ".Martina, give
me a kiss."
She   blushed   Idly.       "Ob,   be  Sllll,"   She
Bald.
"Won't you marry me?"
"The priest won't du it. because of
blm." she siiid.
"If they won't, we'll go off into another town." he responded.
"Well, wait till after my saint's day.
My uncle always I:!ves me twenty
reiiles on my saint's day."
"There's tin* kiss, then."
"You're so rough; go on."
When Luisu and the baby pu well.
ihey mnde. in Uie vines, a picture ravishing, sin- so fair, her neck so pretty,
and tlm child cuddled up. She gurgled
liquid happiness iit it all day. Ami
Barbaro, passing yonder every Ave
minutes, bringing lier things, worshipped her as a dot; worships.
Unt his conscience hurl him; the
thing he hail done was dreadful, lt
weighed on him. Vet what Joy he hud
given her! Whose baby could it be?
ai least they th<m*-ht It dead. Hut
al last be eould stand It uo more, went
into (he church om* morning, and knelt
nt. it confessional, He had to wait
awhile fur the priest, and the solemnity of the place made bis sin Um heavier. The priest having come, he told
blm.
"Then you must bunt." commanded
the man of God. "Seek the death records, see the authorities, leave no
Stone unturned Ull you Iind the mother
and restore Uie child."
Barbara came out of the church
crushed, ami a little later, suffering,
looked again into lhe patio. He would
see her In her Joy for lhe hist time;
before he dragged bis accursed, heavy
limbs away to seek her doom for her.
She hold Uie baby up 11 laughed at
her; ull her hair Mowed down. He
Wept, and weiil out staggering under
God's command, ns Abraham, when he
weiil tu slay his son, might have staggered.    Poor thing*- sin* wanted It so.
Novor telling his secret. Barbaro
searched for twn days, The death ami
burial records, the visits of the health
••nicer, enabled him nt longth io find a
clue. Such und such n ease, Hie officer decided, mast he (in* om*. Ho tbey
went oui  togethor lo tlnd the house.
ll proved lo be bis old home, and
Barbaro stood in Hie sun a lone tlmo
and looked ill Ills iluor. feeling weak.
He sluii  his Jaws hard ami approach*
od, gnslng at the entrance as (hough
he  believed  seme  horrible  thing  W 1
coma nut of ti.   Now be straightened
himself ami knockodi ami M-nlliti let
him In.
"It's you," she said, as (hough glV-
iiir him Information,
"True," be replied, uud s.it down in
Ihe room.
She weiil and lOOkod nut nf Hie window, nml then returned tn the brasoro,
paying little attention to him rilling
(here. GU put his head in, leaned o'i
the window sill, and puffed u Cigarette
in sihnt contemplation.
"1 see," snld Barbaro, "that our Pepa
has grown fat."
'God wills," replied Martina.
'I see," said Harbaro again, "that
Tenuis will be strong and big."
"Yes, he Is big," nhe said.
Thoro was a pause; he was like the
wood of his chair.
Huw did your last one turn nut?"
asked he.
"AU  right,"  she replied.
"Hm,    Was It In good health."
"Oh, yes, It bad good health."
lie Walled a  long time, she Stirring
tin* beans; gu pulling bis olgaretts in
ut the window where the sun came in
"Where is it now?" asked Barbaro.
"In heaven," she replied.
"Hut .lid it mn then have good
health?"
"Oh, yes, it had."
"How, then, did it die?"
"God willed."
"Ah, yes," he sighed heavily. "God
takes many.    When did He tuke It?"
"Two days hefore Corpus Chrlstl."
"Hm, There was a story that somo
one loft a eoilln in the plaza on that
duy;  was it you?"
She took Uie spoon out of the beans.
"I laid it down u minute."
He rested his chin in his hands. "Did
you hnd it?"
"'Hi, yes; 1 buried it."
Now till withdrew from the window
lo spil, nml chuckled in Uie street, and
presently thrust in liis heud again.
Then It was that the emotion of
Harbaro, roused to double strength by
Martina's  Indifference, broke out;   he
arose mul cried, pnsslonntely: "Vou
talk about your baby as If he were a
dog - heartless   womnn!     I'll   lell     you
then whal you don'l know, l found
that coffin, 1 found that baby.   I took
It  y nlnn, wbo hnd Just losl hers;
uml whal do you think?" His oyos
were glittering,   "far baby wns alive
alive!"
She turned slowly toward him; lhe
Bpoon fell into the benns, "la ll so?"
She snld. surprise,|.
"Su! MyQod it is there still my
nine hns il ami thinks it hers, for I
changed ihem!"
The woman stared a moment, "Woll,"
she said,  "God  willed."
He gazod on ber in an agony .it Iter
callousness. She gased uu him; Gil
puffed nmt puffed, sending little clouds
of smoke across the mum. Thon Mar-
linn tin* I uml stirred Uie benns. Barbaro, sinking lo ids chair, sat there
with his head iu bis hands. At length
he suid: "Martina, don'l vou want thut
baby?"
"Why, yes," sbe said; "only it is probably well placed."
".Miirliua, if you'll lake it, I'll como
back, I'll be faithful. I'll work bard.
I'll take care of il. Martina- ] want
that   baby, I   want   that baby!"
"1 don't see what you want to hang
nround mo for," she said, querulously,
looking at Gil.
Barbaro saw but one chance to win
lur.    "Gome and louk at It!"
Sho seemed anxious to do so, wrapper her rebozo round her head, antl
went away with him. Behind the vines
iu Liuisa's patio, they stationed themselves; and now Luisa, Uie maid, and
lhe child came out. Beside an mi-
tbey made a glorious group. Luisa.
tressed In pink and white gown that
dung to her and showed her tliro.it,
mt and nursed the baby. Her big
:*yes were half closed, her face wns
full of happiness, The baby's clothing Wiis dainty and rich; the place was
one of luxury.
Surely, thought Barbaro, that picture must win .Martina, yet felt within   blm  a   perverse hope that   It  might
not. Martina, holding the vines apart
with her hands, stared lon^. At last
she turned to him anil said: "God hud
done ull. and well. Evidently He wills
It that it stay."
Barbaro drew  his breath out long
ml slow, with ids lips pursed as If t
Whistle.      Life   Wiis   changed.     He   led
Inr mu  of the door; and she went off
alone tu Uie cobbler's street, where th
bbler stood at ber window, puffin]
bis cigarette, waiting. Ami n load
wiis lifted from Barbaro.
When he eould he cume timidly Into
the patio uguin. ami approached his
mistress with his dog-like worship in
his eyes. The baby was asleep, and
Allan smiled ul him. He stood ten
feet nway, twirling his big hat in his
hands.   "Nina," in* said.
"What   Is  It.   Harbaro?"
"The bnby- is it nil right?   it is
It Is a good one, nu?"
She laughed a sweet laugh.   "Yes, ii
a g 1 one. Barbaro."
"Nina."
"What is it?"
"1 want io work for you forever; I
wonl to be the mozo here ami never
away."
I'm glad, Barbaro. P.c faithful and
you may."
"You'll let me stay?"
"Till you die. If you want to."
A  pause.
"Nina."
"Yes?"
"I love tbat baby, Nlnn."
"I know you do, Harbaro."
"Because," said he, "It seems God
wilted that 1 should bring It to life."
"Yes, Barbaro."
OLD BLUE TABLEWARE IN GROW
ING DEMAND
At a recent auction salo of a private
collect ion of house furnishings in New
York au old blue Staffordshire platter
measuring 14 by ISA Inches was sold
for *l,__.". In P.lir.t ul a similar sale its
mate sold for $200, Both plates were by
tin* same maker, Andrew Stevenson, and
the -name artist, W. G, Wall, furnished
belli designs. The only ditTereiiec was
that (hi* platter -nl.l in l.iu.l wns a view
of " New York from Brooklyn Heights"
and Hint sold ia IIH" was "New York
from  Wcehnw ken." \
The dilVeretii'e nl' -fli'la in the valua
tion of these twu platters was not the
measure nf Weehiiwlten '■* superiority
over Brooklyn Heights as a point from
which tu oh-.cn,* New York in ISIN,
when Wall came to America from Hub-
liu to make his sketches for Slevensmi,
hut it is a measure of the increasing
viiltn* placed hy collectors on "old
blue," nr "historic plates" nr "blue
KtulVnr.lsliire," or whatever it is called
today.
"Old Idiie" has bocomo one nf the
leading staples nf tin* aiititpu* market.
It Ims ut least two elemetits nf attraction that distinguish it from other old
fashioned household W&T01 that are nowaday h sought out. Pirst COmoi its historic interest. It was made in Kugluml,
bul for America; and to win American
favor then* were reproduced upon it
American views and other subjects suit-
d to the American trade, It came to
he used largely, and the old plates,
platters ami other things present many
scenes of a hundred years ago. This is
the basis nf old blue's historical interest.
Its other elements of attraction lies
In Its decorative quality. Although
ninny of tho pieces are deficient in fine
ilctail of decoration becnuso of the
vicissitudes of the process hy wliieli the
designs were printed on paper from
BOpper plates and then transferred tn
tin* .-hitui, they provided a color note of
±
1>
value in ike decorating of Colonial
rooms, or when associated with uld furniture ot* pewter or coppor ami brass.
Jt wonl.I nm do to assume that ull
blue Staffordshire has increased 420 per
cent, in value in nine veurs because of
the retards nf Hi,, two sales already
cite.). Pri.-cs iit auctlonB do not, supply
ovideiic- on which tn base linul conclusions of lhal. nut ure The personal
rivalry of two bidders may run up a
price far beyoumi its proper'level or thc
absence of private collectors at an auction may leave n piece wholly at lhe
mercy of (he dealers, who are never
bulls when they buy. Imt always bears
until they have bought. Al another recent amt ion sale two women simultaneously became possessed of tin* desire to
own the same Sheraton mahogany cupboard, and neither surrendered until the
$100 marl; was reached. Y.-t thc preceding sale was of a Sheraton sideboard
witli all lhe desirable characteristics
which brought only t_:tn. Most collectors won hi have appraised tiiis sideboard above Hu* comer cabinet, So
with the platter. The rivalry of two
bidders may have raised tlie price unduly. Nevertheless there is no doubt
aboul the Increasing valuation plnood
by collectors nu old blue
lilt h W I bogan lo make bluo Staffordshire ware fnr tho Amci-jc-ni trade
shortly after he started in business in
1784.' His lead was quickly followed
by liis competitors and from 178*1 to
IMP in- thereabout not less lhan twenty
uiu* firms Identified tlieir names with the
trade, whilo others wor gaged In it
bill are mil  known by n;inn*.    There are
records of nt least ,20 American subjects llmt were omployod by tlioso Bril
isli pollers to adorn tlieir wares, ami
thoro were also many Knglish uinl Continental subjects, sunn* of which acquired popularity in America.
lUnoch Wood, Andrew Stevenson, .1.
and tf, clews, Joseph Btubbs, J. and W,
Rldgwuy, Ralph Stevenson and T.
Mayer are the best known names of tho
ICnglish makers of old blue tableware.
Specimens of Iheir work are still to be
found frequently in the antique shops.
Prices vary iu proportions to the reputed rarity of the subjects, the condition of the pieces, tho eagerness of the
collector and the necessities of the dealer. Current quotations on a few of the
best known subjects will serve in :i
general way to Indicate general market
conditions.
Tlic Clows plate. "Landing of Gen.
Lafayette," ten inches in diameter, is
valued at $20, ami one specimen can be
had for $1_ because it is chipped and
cracked. Might ur nine years ago JIG
would have been a fair price for this
plate ia good condition, The "Landing
f Lafayette" view is considered essen
tial in every good collection of old blue
and is a good one to employ as a test of
market conditions. It came out in 1824
as a souvenir of Gen. Lafayette's visit
to America, and the picture was taken
from Battery Park when the uld Castle
Garden fort was connected with the
mainland hy a foot bridge. A "Land-
high. with no imprint but undoubtedly
by Clews, with the Mattery picture on
both sides ami tlie inscription beneath
the nose, can be had at present for $14.
A pair of Lafayette plates five ami a
half Inches in diameter were recently
bought for $17, ami plates six ami a
half or seven uml three-quarter indies
in diameter are worth from $10 to $15,
Another favorite Is ttie " 1'ittsficl.i
Klin" by Clews. Twenty dollars is the
price at present for a perfect nine-
Inch plate, while ten years ago a ten-
inch soup plate, with the same pattern
was sold at private sale for *M0. This
design must have appeared subsequent
ly to 1883, the year ia which the fence
shown around the tree was erected to
prevent its further use as n hitching
post. This ohl elm became famous iu
Revolutionary 'lays, when a patriotic
clergyman enlisted n company nf Van
keo farmers under it for service against
tin* llritish.
Kvery collector of Staffordshire
knows about the "States" series by
clews. It conslstod of a dozen or more
subjects with a border giving the names
of fifteen states in a series of festoons.
A medallion of Washington and female
figures of America and Independence
are always in evidence in the design. A
line largo "States" platter sold at auction in Boston ten years ago for $40,
Today a nine inch plate in perfect con
dition is offered for $13, Another Xew
York shop has a "Suites" plate six ami
three-quarters inches in diameter ia
tmod   condition which it holds at $12
ami one nf the same size has just been
sold at auction for ?°.
The ttidgway "Beauties nf America"
series nf nineteen views nf almhouses.
insane asylums, churches, city halls and
olher public buildings always has been
a prima favorite with collectors. One
of the liest known subjects is the "City
Hall, Xew York." A shop has one of
these plates, cracked ami chipped, fur
which $ln is nsked. Twenty dollars
would be the price nf the plate were it
in good condition.
This is one of the subjects that have
Attracted those who make spurious «»i.i
Staffordshire, Specimens imve to lie
exnmined carefully fur the old stilt
marks, ami thev should bear the Rldg-
way mark, which is always used nn the
"Beauties of America." with the name
of Hu* neries, Ihe tille of the subject
ami the manufacturer's name in full.
"I>r. Btaughton's church, Philadelphia," was another of the "Beauties."
ami au eight-Inch plate in deep form has
recently changed owners fnr $14. Still
another recent sale was nf a snap tureen
with cover and tray, the tureen decor
ntcd with Ihe Host on almshouse ou each
side, (he cover with a view of Harvard
college, and the tray witli tin* deaf ami
dumb asylum al Hartford. The price
was $80.
Ail nmiisiiie strain marks the selection of the American views liy the Brit
ish pollers. Thev seem to have had a
stnnu; predilection for asylums, hospitals and other institutions which in the
early days were hardly beautiful, architecturally speaking, ami this particular
specimen, in which n soup tureen is employed ns (he medium for depicting Harvard college between au almshouse ami
a deaf and dumb asylum, is about the
quaintest concept imi of all.
Joseph    Stiibhs  was  one of  the  loss
prolific producers of blue SUiffnnlshire,
but his work is considered especially
lesirnble ou account nf its dark blue
•nlnring, its carefully executed design
and its handsome borders of flowers,
scrolls and eagles. Stubbs has less than
twenty American views, though he wns
in the bUllneN nearly forty years, beginning in 1700, One of his views of
the New York .ity hull on a plate six
ami one-half Inchoi in diameter brought
$13 a few days ago. A largo plate,
Bhowing '' I'pper Perry Uridyl* ovor
River Schuylkill,-" badly timoworn but
with no cracks, is held lit $14. Stubbs'
platters, sixteen or eighteen inches, are
ai present worth from $50 to $7_, the
"Boston Stale House" heing a favor
ite. A colloctor who recently picked
up a Stubbs ten imh plate of "Philadelphia, near Palrmouut," for $11- got n
bargain.
Olher old Staffordshire workers who
departed often from the blue traditions
hut whose pieces are much admired are
the Adams family, father and two sous.
It is said that, William, the father, was
at, one time a favorite pupil of the famous .losiuh Wedgwood. English views
predominated in tlie Adams assortment,
imt the American views were carefully
chosen,
THE ZAPOTE TREE AS A SOURCE
OF CHICLE
Among the numerous natural products abounding iu Mexico tin- zapoto
ine iAthens supoiu L.) is among tho
inosl valuable. Hoih the gum and the
wood during many years has formed
u sour >f greal   wealth  to a  large
numbor of hu livid mils and corpora-
lions, which have obtained from tho
siute government concessions to ex-
trad lbc [rum. Tho wood whieh Is
callod   snpoilillu.   ulspero,   bully   wood,
or bullet w i. is very highly eBtoemed
tor malting furniture, cabinet work,
ami  occasionally   buildings,     A  good
deal of the  w I  hns  been exported
from various ports of southern Mexico
iis ;i substitute for mahogany, it is
dark, reddish-brown, somewhat resembling true mahogany, ami although
exceedingly hard wbeu flrsl cut it is
easily worked until thoroughly seasoned, when only the lines! edged tools
have any effect on Its Hint-like surface.
The wood is susceptible of a beautiful
polish, ami when thoroughly seasoned
shrinks and warps very little, It Is su
heavy that It sinks rapidly in water,
and will remain immersed for many
years without being affected in the
least. Sharp pointed nails can be
driven into the wood only about an
Inch. S-apote door frames in the ruins
uf Uxmal in Yucatan are us perfect tunny as wben Ilrst placed in position.
The zapote tree Is of a very slow
growth, requiring* 4(1 tu 50 years to at
tain the average height nf ::0 feet. The
average zapoto will square from 5 to s
Inches, and occasionally two feet. Tht
trees thrive best on high, rolling lund
and although they are found un thr
lowlands tbey nre Inferior In both sap
und wood. Continuous tapping dues
not appear tu have a seriously delrl
mental effect, provided the Incisions
are not too deep. The magnificent
.trees are rapidly disappearing, how
ever, because operators are taking n
precautions to protect them from th
destructive methods of the chlclerOE
laborers, who cut the trees so deep that
they generally die. Trees are known
to hnve been tapped fnr twenty-llv
years, but after that time produced
only from hnlf a pound lo _ pounds of
sap. If allowed lo resl live or six
yeurs they will produce from ,1 to ">
pounds. Trees tapped for the lirst
time will produce from \~, to _r, pounds
of gum or sap. according to size. In
order tn produce 25 pounds a tree
would hnve to square about _ feet and
be from 25 tu 30 feet high.
The chicle industry extends frum
Tuxpam as far as tbe oxlreme southern
portion nf Yucatan, which produces
the largest yield, hul in quality the
gum is inferior to that obtained from
the Tuxpam district. The latter gum
commands a higher price iu the United
States, to which It Is almost exclusively shipped.
Quantity nml quality nf imports of
chicle Into tbe United Slates from 1901
to 1910, Inclusive, are as follows:
Year. Pounds. Value
1901     3,140,768  $753,696
1902     4,574,005   9:16,06.-,
1903   4.282,247   954,389
11104   5,084,580  1,308,540
1905   5,060,166  ...1.357,458
1906   5,641,508  1.495,366
1907   6,732,581  2,139,204
1908   6.089,607  2,027,148
1909   5,450,139  1.987,112
1910  6.793,821  2,547,339
The chicle   season   npens   curly   in
September, though lhe yield at this
lime is often limited, owing to tho
frequent rains wblcb retard the chle-
leros in tbelr work. The rainy season
Is favorable to an abundant flow nf
sup, provided |t is not prolonged beyond October, lu which cuse sap would
contain a larger proportion nf wuter.
ami the loss in condensation would be
heavy and Hie product Inferior.
The prut-ess nf extracting the sap is
primitive. Opon Y-shaped Incisions
ire made iu Uie tree trunks. At the
base of encb tree n palm or other
nproprlnte loaf Is fastened, which acts
as a leader or gutter frum which the
ble drips Intu the receptacle placed
receive It, Tbe sap as It Hows into
the Incisions is a beautiful whii-, bus
the consistency of light cream, but ns
it runs down it gradually becomes
more VISCOUS, until, as it drops into the
receiving receptacle, it is of the density
if heavy treacle. When the receptacle
Is Riled It Is emptied into u large imn
kettle    nml     boiled     to    evnpotule    llie
wnler. which amounts In nbout 25 per
cent, uf the sup. As Uie boiling progresses  tiie chicle thickens, nml  when
it has reached the propor consistency
ll Is kneaded (n ex true I more of the
water content,  and Is then shaped  by
band Into rough, unovsn loaves weigh"
lug r, io 80 pounds, if carefully cook*
mi it is of ii whitish-groy shado; if
•arelessly   handled   ami   Improperly
boiled II is nf u dirty dark grey. When
prepared with extra care It is of a
lighl pinkish color. The sap freshly
ixtraoted will weigh ubout 7 tn s
pounds to the gallon. It is very adhesive, and Is extensively employed for
repairing broken articles and fastening
leather tips to billiard cues.
TROLLEY WITHOUT TRACK8
Two Somewhat unusual transportation systems nre to be found at Los
Angeles, Cab, a trackless trolley and
three incline railways which lead to
Various hilly sectlnns. The trackless
trolley Is subl in be the only une of Its
kind in the country and consists of tho
regular overhead wires, hut no tracks,
ihe cars running on tbe ordinary
street paving. The ears are entirely
different from the regulation street
ear; in fad, lhe first to be installed
was a rebuilt automobile, equipped
wiih th.- proper electrical apparatus
ami two overhead rods to connect with
lhe wires. The two ears in use at the
present time resemble an omnibus,
laclty of sixteen passengers
furnished With a steering
that used nn autos. They
a* winding luad known as
myon connecting a newly
et with the city and meeting
' car lines. Tlie road is nnly
es  long,  bul   is  so  winding
ind
.■]  hi
Laurel
opened t
the regu
a  few  t
iiml steep that it was considered more
economical io avoid the use of tracks,
and this is nf considerable advantage
io ihe automobile traffic along that
road. The .ars turn out readily in
avoid passing vehicles ami nre a complete success. Tlie lure is ten cents.
nnd lhe expenses nre light, only lhe
driver being required for u car.
The incline railroads an- sllll shorter,
Two of them  run from  Un- business
district tn ih tjaeeiii heights known
as "Hunker's lllll." u thickly settled
npnrtmont house district. Tb.- distance is only one block, but ih.- grade
is very steep. The fare is only one
ceni fm- commuters, Ave cents for a
single fare, or three persons in i parts
I'm* leu cents. Some of iii.- hotels on
the bill give tickets in their patrons.
These roads operate by n cable whhh
draws the cars to lhe top <>f the in-
cine, olectric pow.r being u-v-d for
driving ihe cable. There is but one
track, wilh a "turn out" in the middle
where the ascending and
ars    pass.      One     man
of the cour
descending
operates the two cars from a station
at the top, and also receives the tares,
A feature of these roads is < rest pavilion, free to Um public, and .in observation tower, which are appreciated hy tourists. The company t? said
to pay un exceedingly high rate of interest on the Investment.
The third of the incline railways,
and the latest to be installed, was built
to connect a newly opened real estate
tract on Mt. Washington wtth the
regular trolley fine. It is about a
quarter of a mil.- Imn:. but .*rh*-rw.-<e-
resembles the short incline in the centre nf the town.
SUITABLE  LITERATUBE
Infinite are the requirements oad pro
fniia.I the judgment of librarians.   The
other day a little girl who does the    I
ily    marketing     rushe.l     into    a     I
brary with the announcement -hat nhu
sewing  society   was   going   to   meet   i
her mother's house rhar afternoon snd
wouliln 't  the    librarian    plena     lend
around a book suitable for the elocutionist  nf tlic s.„-n>rv  *•>    tea :    aiaini
while  the  others  worksdf    Tin-   jrotwg
woman appealed to seat ih  i
particularly charming  -nir-    -;i;r     i.i
beguiled the tedium of the jams
on   a   previous afternoon.
time the little  girl  returned   '•" -a   ~ i'-
book.
"Ma says rhis ain't the ;:•-•: if a
story they aeed today, -ii>- i *
"They ain't workia' on baby -slothes
am) shirtwaists today. Tin-*" re Earoxn
men's socks an<l men.iin *.i rts, md
they want something suitable."
There was a consultation -it' . i *
ians. .lust what kin.I of Uteraturs would
fit the mental attitmie nf women engaged in ilarnim: socks and men.iim*;
shirts was a .jiiesfisn: hirh.""--' tmeon-
sidered.
They decided on a    woman's    * . i
pamphlet called   "The   Eternal   Warfare,"    Apparently  ir,  4u;r-*-:.  for -h.*
child did not bring it back.
SCHOOLS    AS    MOVING    PICTURE
SHOWS?
Edison is preparing to spend  13 i"" -
ono iiml devote **icht years nf etff W
the perfection '*t' a series of ed .    Hon
al  moving-picture  films  for    use    :n
school-rooms,    lt    Is    expe< ted    Oust
moving pictures will  in  tim*-   ^e.-orrm
'an Indispensable adjunct1   I ■. ichool
course, and one ut the '••pecial   11" t.: -
tages  claimed   fnr  the   plan   ..-*   ths
will   "Interest   boys   who   hate   -
und  cannot  learn  from  books."
Wben schools are transform--.! info
amusement resorts for th- benefit .f
boys too lazy to study, the new ".bi-
catlunal dispensation will be tt -
to have attained its hich*-sr .|,-vMop-
metit.
t'niler tiie old theory nf education,
schools  were  places of  m'-nt.n  dtset-
pllno. Their object WSS t" '-eh pUpUs
to think, and tlm course was purpus*>!y
made diluYuli to prepar. them for the
serious work of life. Hut benevolent
boards of education have changed all
tlmt.
All t he rouch pljices ha ve be*»n
smoothed away. Th-*r. is n-. ilc^bra
or higher arithmetic for those who do
nnt want It. beeauso it Is "nn* *>sential"
umi might cause young heads to ai *>
au knowledge is predlgested and warranted not to strain the weakest m*-n-
tal digestion, When lo thi« eSJJ *.,'Trent to learning is added tin- attraction
of  mnvlim  pictures,   the  educational
Codling   plo,-i-SS   Will   he  t ..IllpN t<-
lioing to sohool will then have all
the zest of going to ths theatre Bui
it would b.- Instructive to match the
graduate of tho modern psptonlsed
school cms. with i boy from th i old-
time little red school-house in s tssl of
actual mental capacity,
THE   ANDROMEDA   NEBULA
one of the most astonishing objects
In   the   heavens   Is  the great   nebula In
the constellation Andromeda, which
Is visible as n misty speck lo Uu* naked
eye.    It  Ims  long pussled astronomers
because, while its structure-- a series
nf vast rings surrounding a central
ss suwrn'sts a gaseous constitution,
its spectrum is continuous, resembling
that of (lie sun. lt bus been suggested
that it may be composed nf stars enn-
SltUtlng a universe external to ours.
Studies of Us parallax, however, indl-
9 ibut It is nearer to us than some
of the well-known stars, such as t'ap-
eiia; ami (lore, the Rtmiisb astronomer,.
points ..ut that If Uie Andromeda
nebula were assumed to be an external
universe, having a diameter 'ompar-
ble wltb thai of the Milky Way. Its
mass would be forty million million
million   times   tlie   mass   of   tlie   sun.
This is regarded as Incredible and so
may %v taken as an additional argument In favor ..f the view that this
nebula Is a member uf onr system.
143 FEEE  PRESS,   CHILLIWACK,   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.
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Great July Sale Goes Merrily On
Now's the time to buy, while you enn get such good values.    You have three months to use and enjoy summer
w things, but we must part with them, and iLse the cash to buy new goods for the new sea.son.    Only a few of the jS
§ bargains waiting you are mentioned here.    There are thousands more, equally as big, scattered here, there, and in  *f.
"~ every section of this reliable store.     See the price tickets—they tell the .story.
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Any Woman who
wants to buy a
Smart Suit Now
Would have li.'inl work to find a
Tailor   l<> iniike such .Suits,  not  to
mention the finding tho material [or
them   All well made, good stylo.
$ 8.60 tor Noi'tliwiiv Suits worth
to *17..rs0
$12.50 for Northway Suits worth
t<> 822.50
$19.50 for Northway Suits worth
i.i $35.00
$15.00 for Ladies' Coats worth
lo 822.51)
8 9.50 tor Ladies' Coals worth
to 813.50
8 5.25 for Summer Dresses worth
tu 8 8.50
8 8,00 for Summer Dresses worth
to 8 4.50
8 1.95 for Summer Dresses worth
lo 8 .1.00
05e for Children's Drosses worth
to 81.15
85c for Children's Dresses worth
to 81.50
81.25 fur Children's Dresses worth
to 82.00
82.00 for Skirts worth t.i §:•..:",()
$2.50 for Skirts worth ts. 81.00
$8.00 for Skirts worth to 85.00
The Out-Clearing
in Dry Goods
CURTAIN MADRAS, MUSLINS
12 1-2.'yard for values to 20c
20u yard for values to       85c and 40c
40c yard for values to 60c
GINGHAMS
10c
12
yard for values to
-2c yard for values to
15c
2(ki
WHITE AND FANCY MUSLINS
10c
15c
yard for values to
yard for values to
15c
25c
PRINTS ON SALE
10c
yard values to
15c
The Sale of Men's Suits
Continues
We arc clearing all Spring and Summer Suits, liig assortment to
choose from and every Suit in tlie offering is a good, sane, safe
pattern, and is cut ill a stylo that will  be as correct next year as
it is this.
$ 7.50 for Suits Hint were 810.00
8 9.95 for Suits that were 812.50
$11.25 for Suits that were 815.(JO
40c fssr Underwear usual 50c
50o for Underwear usual   65c and 76c
.so.' for Undorwear usual 81.00
81.IK) for Underwear usual 81.25
$11.95 fssr Suits thai were $10.50
$14.i0 for Suits that were $19.00
817.75 for Suits that Woro 822.50
75c. for Buttling Suite usual 81.00
$1.00 for Bathing Suite usual 81.25
10c for Trunks usual l5o
16c (or Trunks usual 25s'
DRESS GOODS
Choose from our complete range
of Cashmeres, Serges, Fancy
Stripes, Voiles, etc.     All going
at 14 oft.
MEN'S  SHIRTS
Clearing  Sale  Prices
WE ARE CLEARING the remainder
of our stock in these summer lines at
Slaughter Prices. It will pay you to
see our display. Our prices are the
lowest in Canada.
MEN'S   NECKWEAR  at   clearing
prices.   See the assortment and choose
the particular color you want,we have it
Shoe Bargains
In AU Kinds, that are Bargains
in earnest.
EMPRESS  SHOES FOR  LADIES
82.25 for values to $3.00
82.(15 for values to 8:1.50
LADIES' SLIPPERS
81.(10 for values to $2.00
81.20 for values to 81.50
MEN'S SHOES
Stationery
and Crockery
at Sale Prices
BIG CLEARANCE  IN  WRITING TABLETS.
25c fssr Tublot" worth
16c for Tublote worth
10.' for Tublote worth
85c
26c
15c
82.25 fssr values to
82.(15 fur values to
$8.76 for values to
81.50 i'.sr values to
8''.00
$8.60
85.00
$8.00
BOX NOTE PAPER AND
ENVELOPES
35c for Boxes worth 60c
25c fs.r llisx.'s worth !'5o
15c for llnxs's worth 25c
Knvclsspi's Ss'lliiin nl ll pkls.  fur 25o.
BARGAINS IN CROCKERY
Dinner Sote Rod need 20 por cent.
Ton Sets Reduced 20 por cont,
Cups ami Saucers Reduced 20 por cent
GROCERIES AT REDUCED
PRICES
Premier Flour is good     $1.86 a Sack
Olives in bulk 25c a pint
Sweet Picklos in hulk 25c a pint
.lar Rubbers 5c a dozen
Laurel Hath Soap 10 cakes at 5c each
'^  HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR
J£ FRESH EGGS
M
Mat
ASHWELL & SON
HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOR   *>
GOOD DAIRY BUTTER
_l
Pit i ■ ■ ,       ■   ■ —— " ■         '—- aemj
$ The values are big enough to make them go fast, so step lively if you want to Save Money.    Come and Come Quick •£
i?iml \ft.\tW-'tW4&&ilK&&®*i3^V&£& ttywye%J\Ye*-*W:.tW: i_ "Mi^XTSU^
Fl A TM        The Light Draft
JL/Alll "One Han"
HAY LOADER
IIICHIC is ii real liny 1-oador; a genuine labor savor; not a moro
bay olevator, It's rightfully called tho "Ono Man" loador lic-
cuilsio .ui.' mini is nil that's needed to run it. The forco delivery
pushes tho liny well forward on lho load, where it enn be easily
handled by the driver.
Dain Exclusive Advantages
Easy iii couplo all wagons withoui adjustment. No lung, crooked
crankshaft to brook or oouso troublo, Geared right to insure
light draft and greatest hay gathering cflloicncy. (lathering
rakes mid clovnliiig parte o'teraled by hammock mounted pllmnns.
Works equally w.-ll on swath nr windrow, raster wheels in rear
lessen draft and mako turning cosy,
The Dain binder is lightest   drnfl,   must   simple   in  design  and
mosl convenient lo operate,   dots nil lha hay; made to last from
liest materials.    That's why it is lho  mosl   popular  loader  built
today—why it is most ividoly imitated mul just why it should Ik-
your choice.
Chilliwack Implement ® Produce Co.
Social and Personal
The Misses Cooto returned home
this week;
Mrs. A. Cupples visited in Vancouvor last week.
Miss Grossman is visiting in Vancouver this week.
.Miss Monti'ith of Victoria is the
guest of Rev. and Mrs. Roberts.
Keith Macken of Vancouver is
visiting his brother W. 1.. Macken.
Mrs. C. T. Orr returned from a
trip to Seattle on Tuesday ovoning.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. L. Broe have
moved for the summer lo Yarrow
Station.
Capt, and Mrs J, C. Garvlo have
returned from a holiday trip up the
Pacific Coast.
Dr. McEwen of Wiarton, Ont.
visited his friend Mr. L. Snider of
this city last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Mutree, of Vancouver visited Mr. and Mrs. J.
Itlanchlicld last week.
Miss Watson of Vancouver is a
guest at the home of Mr. nnd Mis.
A. S. Watson, Gore ave.
Mrs. Geo. Leary, Fair Hold Island, returned on Tuesday from a
twss months visil to points in Manitoba.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Ilnith of
IStrathcnnu, Alta., aro tlio guests of
Mrs, W. II. Walker Kast Chilli-
{waek.
('apt. Hawkshaw and the Misses
Hawkshaw of Prairie Cciitrnl I (.mil
left on Moniliiy on an extended visil
to England nn.l Ireland.
G. W. Hamilton, of l.uean,
Ontario, who is visiting the coast
with n view lo purchasing ;i  ful ine
homo, Is spending n tew days with
Mr. and Mrs, W. II. dodging.
Dr. .l.ihn Stevenson and wife, of
Eastern Washington, s|K'ni lho past
week wllh the former's brothers
I). E. and W. It. Slovonson in
town. They left on Tuesday for
their homo iii Washington.
Mrs. Sellers Oporto Lodge, Sardis
has a; her guests the Rev. Mr. Pcrrin
and son and Miss Brings of Vancouver.
.lohii McDonald left Wednesday
on a months trip lo Winnipeg, Sl,
Paul, Chicag > and Cleveland, ul
tho latter point Mr. MoDonald will
visit his brother whom he has not
seen for some twenty-six years.
Mr. and Mrs. James Munro ami
threo children left Tuesday on an
extended visit to the east. They
will visit Chicago, New Vork, Toronto and oilier points anil do not expect to return before the ond of September. Their many friends wish
them a very enjoyable holiday and
a safe return.
J. Q, Spencer, son of Dr. Spencer,
of Vancouver, spent the week end
With Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Co won,
Mr. Speneer is a good tenor soloist
and delighted the Sunday morning
congregation al Cook's church with
a rendition of "Ninety and Nine."
In tbe evening be sang a solo at the
Baptist church, which was muoh
appreciated.
Born—on Monday .Inly 8 to Mr.
ami Mi's, Geig, Spudlntl ave, a
daughter.
Wauled—Royal Ann cherries
Tin' Cannery will pay (icont-t a Ib.
for kooiI fruit.
The boulovardlng of flora avenue
was Blarlo.1 Isy lhe City (nice sin
Monday.
Wanted—Royal Ann cherries.
The Cannery will puy tl cents a Ib.
for good fruit
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION
OF PARTNERSHIP
Xii'l'IcK is HBKKBV OIVKN thai
ilu' Partnership horolofore milaMng
between J. jlmvo Renl mul 11. T. (loorf.
Inuil us lls'iil niisl llontllftlul, in Ibe Cily
of Chllllwaek in ibe Province i.f British
Columbia. Ims ihis sli.y Is-en illswotvcd
by iiiiiiaai consent. All dolus owing n.
Uio suiil partnership are t«> l«' |.i<i.l ns
either member ol ibe Isle Ami »i lbo
Olllco  sil   Ibe   bile   Mini   ill    .'liillinnsk
aforesaid, ami nil olnims ngninsl ibe
Hiii.l partnership aro m !»■ pru_nlo»l l"
either member ssl .In- Into linn, by
nbinn tlio same will !»• nailed,
I Intel ni Cliilliwnck. B, ('., litis llllll
sltty s.Miine A.IL I   '.'.
Moths
will destroy your furs nml
clothing.
Use Bell's Pure
Fibre
Moth Bags
in Medium nnd Large
ISi/.cs
Moth Balls
Chloride of Lime
Insect Powder
Fly Papers
Sticky nnd Poison Felts.
H. J. BARBER
DRUGGIST
railing
DONKEY ENCINE FOR SALE
SS II, I'.  Iiiniks'y  Hitglne, Cylinder
7 X   III, Isssils'f HO \ IW, til U.ssssl .'.tll.titi'SII,
Willi I8U0 feel >.f new cable, blts'ks, etc
Price $70.1.   Apply
ini.ni'.iiT.
Ussillc I, Si.nlis, II. C.
HAY FOR SALE
A. few Inns of good Timothy hay
left.
II. C. HOP CO., Sardis.
WANTED
Reliable men with selling
ability nnd somo knowledge
ol tin' fruit business or Nursery ."-lock, to represent us
in llritish Columbia ns loenl
and gonorul agents.
Liberal   inducements   and
permanent position for the
right  men.
STONE ft WELLINGTON
Ths' I'ssnihill Nurseries
( Kslilblisbesl IKI7)
TORONTO ONT.
3%e Sftantorfc
MONTREAL.
the standard Ii tho National
Waokly Nowapa-per <*f iii.- Dominion
of Canada*, it i* natiun.ii in nil it*
iilmn.
it iimn ihe mo**t oxpoflllva <-iiicriiv-*
inKri, procuring lha photograph! fnun
uii ovei" ilu* wi.iiii.
tin nrtlrl.Tft nro carefully aoltotad and
tin editorial jiulicy In thuroiiKitiy
Independent
A stilmrrlptlon to Tht* Hiumlnrd
COBtl $2.00 por ymmr to any ..ddri-ia In
Canada or Great iirituin.
TRY IT FOR 19121
Monlra.il  Standard  Publiahing Co.,
L'miltri,  Pubblhor..
FOR IMMEDIATE SALE
IL.tikcy Kiiulne ill iissshI .'..tnlitiiiit', cy-
lin.l.'i 7 x III ;   l«.ilci :UI x INI,  11111.I.'  in
Tlinml.l, Ontario. i...hl'Ih from ivitic a
C., Vancouver,Hjirlnn ..1 mini '.lib laoo
foot H cable, 88, feel H, SO feel If. nil
slew ssiili blsH'ks. Can bn ses'is un S. K.
In iiiivs .if X. W. '., Hoe. It, Township
'.'11, New W.siii.iiisin llislri.t. Apply lis
II. IIUI.UKIIT,
II..111. I, SiiiiIIh.

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