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Chilliwack Free Press 1912-06-27

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 VOTE To-m-t.
Vote lor the Waterworks Purchase By-law Friday.
OBIA, «*■
Vol..   1.
C. A.  IIAItlll'U .slid I'r.iiiri.'tnr
Local  Items
L.F.Cioft, nl Mi..; Studio for photos
Fnr photos at Chapman's—phono
1. 11. Johnson wns u  visitor
tho count mi Monday.
Tn Let—Rooms suitable for
offices; apply to H, J. Barbor.
Frank Kipp was ii huslnesfl visitor in Clovordoloon Monday.
Ieo I't'i'iiiii in nil llie popular
(onus nml flavors nl Johnson's.
Hei.i' Wanted—mala nml fomalo,
/ apply t'hns. I'*. Smiili nl Cliilliwnck
Tuesday ovoning noxl Bxaolsior
Lodge No. 7, I. 0, 0, K. will in-
stall ollieers,
All coal nml wood ordors roauivo
i prompt niieiiiiiiii.   Phono '10.  Cily
Transfer Co,
Tho Gilbert Co., havo an interesting full pngO   nlllllitltli'ellll'lll ill  tho
Froo Proas to-day.
Mr. Birlcobak, of Grenl Kalls.Mnn-
tiuiit, is tlio now eli'i'k ni ll. J, Mcintosh's shoo st.ire.
Wanted, horse for doliyery wagon;
weight urn i to Iihk) pounds. Apply
at Chllllwaek Laundry.
Light nml hoavy drayinghandled
.itlh enro nn.l promptness. City
Transfer Co., phono,49,
City Transfer Co. have their office
. with tho Chilliwack Lund and Development Co,, nn Young street,
Matinee of moving pictures nt
the Lyric Theatre every Saturday
afternoon at 3.30,   Admission 10c.
Matinee of moving pictures at
the Lyric Theatre every Saturday
afternoon at :!.;!<!.   Admission 10c.
Foh Sale—Pony for tiding or
driving 7 yonrs old, No. !> MoClary
cook stovo with reservoir. Phone
11 172.
A large number of people woro nl
the train nn Kriilny to see the
soldiers and band depart for camp
at Victoria.
Don't miss the Hospital Gardon
party on July !• nl Mrs. Lartcr's.
[twill be one of the events of the
summer season.
J.W.Bowman 1ms purchased from
M. Wells a block of live acres <>n|
McSwecn rond.   F. J. Hart _ Co.,
closed the snlo.
Mr. Suit, nf England, hns taken a
position iu the work simp of I!. .1.1
Mcintosh's shoo store,    Mr. Sail isl
an experienced repair man.
The Cliilliwnck Moat nns! Supply
C... have their ico manufacturing
plant in operation and deliver ice to
any part nf the City;phono So. 08,
The regimental band will be In
attendance at tho Hospital gardon
party on Mrs. Lnrtois lawn on July
0, All evening of pleasure is anticipated.
Reserve Thursday July 18 for the
P. S. A. Gardon Party to bo hold
on the Presbyterian Manse grounds. |
Futher particulars will be announced
next week.
Great Reduction in Millinery—All
bats trimmed and uiitrimmcl must
•so snld to make room fnr next seu-
Bon'sgoods at Miss Hoylc's opposite
to imsi office.
The Froo Press comprises Iwolvoj
pages to-day. Evory pngo has much
of Intorost. The advertising is;
prnlitalslo reading nml should be
carefully porusod.
Found on Yale Road—a block
purse containing small stun of
money, owner can have same by
idcntiling am! paying fnr lliis advertisement Apply Free Proas olllco,
A program ol local sports consisting "f bnsoball, nml athletic events
will Ih. hold al Recrontion Park nu
July I. Posters will givo full parlic-
ulars; watch fnr llioin and spend
the holiday at Chllllwook.
A splendid largo refrigerator is
the latest addition to the Grocery
Dept. of Ashwell & Siiii, nud ono
which will appeal to the housekeeper
I insuring both cleanliness ami
gonds kepi in the best of conditions,
Notice is given lhal prices are
reduced nn nil sizes nf photos and
pnst cards froni 80 els a down up.
Alsn on amateur supplies and picture framing. Chapman's Studio
phone Illl.
R.C.Paltee, of Ashwells Gents'
Famishing Dept. tripped ovor to
I Harrison Mills Ibis afternoon with a
light heart and smiling countenance.
What for? Bocauso why! Ask him!
Coming events cast Iheir shadows
before Ihem.   Xtif Mill
Col. Boultbeo was in Vancouver
this week.
Dr, MUlrheiul returned on Saturday from Vancouver.
J, Knight & Co. for all kinds nf
breakfast funds, fresh in.
G, II. W. Ashwell was a visitor In
Vancouver on Wednesday.
('. II. Cowen wont tn the onus!
oltios nn Wednesday evening.
SiiinniorSnlcslarls Saturday Juno
20th a! Ashwells; load tlieir nil. on
pngo 8.
For Sali— Now lighl ccdnr hont
nnd puddlosjusl lhe thing for picnic-
ing,   Phonii L-1800,
Clearing Snlo Prices iu Muslins,
Dross Goods, Printsand (linghntns;
rend Ashwells ml. pngo 8.
ICnrlo Mel.e.1,1 ,,f Cliilliwnck was
une uf the successful candidates iu
lhe recent Normal cxaminntions.
.1 Knighl .<•■ i'n. for horso and
entile (cod, lion ami chick food,
llii; car just arrived from tho mills.
Wash DressosandNorthway Ladies
Suits at summer Clearing Sale Prices
nl Ashwells;   road thoir ad. pngo 8
Fur Gonuino Bargains in Dry
Goods, Clothing, Shoes and llonls
Furnishings attend Ashwells Big
Clearing Sale;read tlieir ad. page 8
Tuesday evening n heavy thunder
storm was witnessed in the the
mountains south of tho valloy. The
lighting plnyed hide and sook among
tho peaks, twice striking dry trees
which wore sot on lire. The burning trees eight or ten miles distant
and perhaps six Ihollsnnd feotnbovc
lh.' valley, wore n Bight seldom
W. B. Pnttinsnn, nne mile south
of the oily, will s|is|iusc of his fnrin
stock, Implements, etc, by public
auction on Wednesday July 3. The
list, which is published elsewhere
ill this issue, oiinlains sume guud
stuck a large numliiT uf pigs and
considerable standing crop, |<*. .1.
Ilnii A Cn. Lid., will conduct lho
I!. J.   Mcintosh has hail his slurc
thoroughly ronovatod nml painted
lliis week, which further adds to
the attractiveness of ihis up-to-dalo
shoo slurc. At lho rear uf the storo
is found a splondidly equipped and
complete wurk shop whore a large
shuc repairing business is done,
and two oxporionced shoemakers
arc employed with who thc aid of
thc latest type of machinery are
turning out decidedly neat wurk in
tbominimum of time. The various
machines  are  run  hy  an electric
Social and Personal
Caskey is  visiting  in
.   Coote is  visiting  in
Gn lu.l.   Knight iS i'n.  fnr lho motor-
Best Flour.    Wo  guarantee  Royal
Standard and  Mighty  Fine   Ton
grados to choose from.    Pastry unequalled.
Mr. Deane ami Mr. While representing lhe Western Union Firo ln-
suranco Co. wore in tuwn lasl wook.
('. Huteheson iV Co. are the local
agents of this Company.
Boats, window screens, meat safes,
furniture, etc., made, Buggies
painted nnd wood work repaired,
Baws sharpened etc, Prices moderate; orders Solicited. Phono 1,189(5.
Mr. Geo, Noate wbo has beon
wilh R, A. Iloiidersuu, ('. E., loft
ssn Tuesday t" accept a position at
Ahlnilsfnrd wilh the Vaneuuvcr,
Victoria ami Eastern  Railway Co.
Furly fuur pupils
writing on shoe
Matinee of moving pictures at
Ihe Lyric Theatre every Saturday
afternoon at 8.80.    Admission 10e.
Considerable local oxcitement was
occasioned nn Monday when a report was brought in from an adjacent
Indian reserve to tho effect that tlie
Indian outlaws, who shot Constable
Kindness,up country some time ngo,
and who have beon pursued hy the
provincial authorities, had spent the
previous night on the reserve. Vis-
inns uf a sensational capture loomed
large nn the horizon, hut on investigation il was learned that lhe visitors wero not tlic notorious outlaws.
I!. E, Broadhead, the Young
street jeweler, has leased lhe slore
now occupied by J.  Huston as a
tin' Entrance examinations this wes'k
twenty-two from lho City
ly-two from tli nintry
J. I imiglas is the presiding examiner.
A card n ived from n mombor
uf I). Company 10ith regiment
now at camp at Victoria, reports
Ihem bavingn great time, only thoy
miss the Free Press nml wish n low
copies sent to tbem.
Among those from tonic Masonic
lodge, Chilliwack, who attended tho
annual convention in Vancouvor
this week wore, J. W. Carniichnel,
S. A. Cawley, A.F. Llndcll, F.C.
Kickbush. Mr. John Rudd of Nanaimo was elected Grand Master of
the Jurisdiction of 11. ('.
Local Odd Fellows and visiting
brethren will participate in a Memorial Service on Sunday nflornoon
when the graves of tlcparted brethren
will In' decorated with Dowers, All
odil Follows are cordially invited lo
lis' presenl at tlio hall a! 2:80 or at
tho cemetery al three o'clock.
A quiet wcildingtisuk place al the
Manse ou Wednesday afternoon at
twolvo o'clock, when Ilov. Mr.Dung-
las united Miss Isabella Scott Mc
Ltickie in the Ihui.Is ssf matrimony
tn Mr. Harry Ballam. Miss Frank
uf Vancouver acted us bridesmaid
and  Mr.  Grieves  supported   lbo
groom. Mr. and Mrs. Ballam loft
un the nne o'clock train for a visit
to tho const cities nnd ou their return will make tholr homo nt Mr.
Ballnm's ranch on Falrllold Island.
II.R.McLcnunu, wont down In
Vancouver on Tuesday where he is
oracling an apartment houso on the
corner of Ponder street ami Wood"
laud avenue in lhe onsl cud uf lhe
cily. The building will contain
eighteen sultea of fnurnnu live rooms
each a d will he motion! iu every
respect.    Mr. McLennan thinks the
proposition a gnnd Investment,
On Tuesday   nexl   Messrs.  Fred.
ami Arthur Monzlos, suns nf J. E,
Menzie, Yale road, will take pnsses-
iuu nf the hardware business con-
dueled iu Chilliwack for the pas!
eight years by Aid. II. II. Ilerviin.
Fred. Memoes comes frum High
River Alia., where he has resided
for a few years, ami Arthur conies
frum Vancouver. Both are young
and capable business men and are
Sliro to make n success of lhe business
which has grown to splendid proportions Ibrough the energies uf Mr.
Gorvan.   Mr.   Gorvan has no doll'
IlitO plans fur the future, bul does
nut anticipate leaving Cliilliwnck,
where ho has a numlier uf Interests,
idtwon- f*ugust 1.
Rev. II.
iii Westminster avenue,
take possession about
In the meantime Mr.
Broadhead is conducting a special
sale uf his recently purchased stuck
at his present stand, particulars of
which will Ik' found ill theadvertis-
nlgcolumns uf the Free Press today.
We understand Mr. Huston will
dispose of his Stock by a s|>ocial sale
and retire from business.
Matinee of moving pictures at
tin' Lyric Thoaire every Saturday
afternoon al 3.30.   Admission 10c.
Tho City schools close nn Friday
fur the summer vacation. Willi the
oxcoptlon of Miss F. Morse and Miss
Wilk ic who have resigned the teaching staff of both the High and Public
school will return iu the fall. Principal Calvert nf the Public School
and Mrs. Calvert will spend the
summer at London, Unt. Miss Morse
will holiday hi Vancouver, Mius
Edna Knighl will visit the laud uf
palms, Honolulu, Miss Gammon
will Bpend the lirst month in Vancouvor attending tho physical drill
class whieh is lieing hold there Ihis
year for the teachers nf the province.
Miss McN'ivcu principal of tho High
School will summer nt her home at
K it si Hit, > ami Mr. V. Woodworth
leaves next week fnr NuvaScntia.
J. IV Ily plucked from his gardon
lhe other day a rare curiosity in the
furm nf three beautiful uud perfectly
formed roses growing on a single
Loenl business mon wim nro advancing tin' proposition of dovolop-
llionl in tllO testing of lho vnlloy for
oil, gns and oniil,   rs'pssrl   thnl   lbo
canviuu |A0,00j of local capital is
progressing favorably. Considerable
slock bus I ii subscribed during lhe
past week, and prospects contlnuo
encouraging for the securing of the
lolnl amount boforo July  17, the
slate on wlllflll Ihe canvas will close.
Alt who hnvo ally inlcresl iu lhe
Vnlley should give Ibis proposition
their favorable consideration and
We regret lhal ..wing lo nur issue
being late and llie crowded slate uf
uur columns considerable local
mailer Including a reporl of and
common! nu the public mooting
nnonl the purchase of the water
works svslein has hod to bo omitted.
Reg, E. Broadhead was at  llie
coasl for ii few days Ihis week.
K.V. Munro was in Vancniiver
for lhe week end.
The use of the li.c.E.R. properly
frontingOI1 Young mad forlhnrniigh-
fare purposes will lie discontinued,
Mrs, T.
Mrs. A,
Mils Evn Jaokman Is visiting in
Vancouver ihis wook.
Mrs. II. T, Goodland is visiting
in Vancouvor and Victoria.
Mrs. li. II. Atkins will nol receive
nexl month nor again until full.
Mr. and Mrs. Shirley wont to
New Weslininsler nil Monday.
Miss M, Streel spenl tbo week end
nl Vuncouvor nnd  While  Rock,
Mr. Jnmos Barber of Alton, Out.,
is the giiesi of his son, II. J. Barber.
Mrs, J.O. Modrelow, Mary street,
will receive tho lirsl Tuesday of lho
Miss Nellie Alining of Mcnforil,
tlnl. is thc guest of her aunt Mrs,
II. J. Burlier.
Mr. Isaac Kipp and Mr. E. A.
Wells spent the week end at Harrison Hot Springs.
Mrs. Henry Eckert accompanied
her daughter Mrs. Horton tu Vancouver on Sunday.
Miss E. Bell and Miss Wright of
St. Paul's Hospital arc visiting with
Miss Bell's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. E. D, Ramsdell
are leaving for their summer home
at White Buck on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. McQueen of Sea-
forth, Ont., were the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. I). II. Day for tlie week
Miss Gertie Cartmell and Miss
Cairns of Sardis will attend tlie
physical drill class in Vancouver in
Mr. Haley nf Vancouvor was a
week end visitor al Mrs. W. II.
Siddall s returning to town with
Mrs. Haley Monday.
Al iss Mnble Froi'iimn of Oakland,
Oil. and Miss Maude Dixson uf
Sacramento, Cal were the guests of
Mrs. Earlc Bealo this week.
Mrs. Chauncey E. Eckert and
children leave un Tuesday to spend
three months with Mrs. Eokcrl's
parents at tiskis, Minnesota.
Bishop do Pencior and Mrs. do
Pcncicr of Now Westminster were the
guests of Rev, Mr. and Mrs. Clarke,
Sardis for a few days this week.
II. E. Thornton, of Tauiworth,
Ont., whn has heen visiting with
friends hero left on Monday fur
Victoria where ho will spend a fow
wi'oks with his son and daughter.
Mrs. E. C. Lnw nnd ohildern who
hnve heen the gnosis of Mrs. Law's
iimlher Mrs. Robort Graham, Fairfield Island, lefl fur Iheir homo iu
Alberta on Tuesday.
Tlie ladies in connection with D.
Company Willi regiment are making arrangements Ui entertain tho
soldiers at luncheon in lhe Parish
Hnll on tiie return from camp.
Miss Rosamond Wheeler, of East
Chilliwack, who hns been studying
music at Columbian College, Now
Westminster, bus returned homo. |
Miss Wheeler bns been very successful in ber examinations having
passed her lirsl ami second years in
vocal and lirsl yenr iti piano, witli
The prii f purchase ol tho water
works at prosont looks liken hig sum,
hul there is mi il. till it it is lllc lowest
figure at which ihe system will ovor
lie ollcrcd.    Vole fnr lhe By-law.
Burn—al Cliilliwnck un Friday
June 21, In Mr. ami Mrs (leu.
Touch, a daughter.
Burn—al    Sardis   on    Monday
June 21, In Mr.  I Mrs.   W.   11.
Iligginstiii, a sun.
Burn—at Chilliwack, un Sunday
July 211, In Mr. and Mi's. Win.
Dusicrhnefi, a daughter,
We understand thai a new real
estate linn will shortly open up fov
Inisiness in Chilliwack and will
occupy lhe office lately vncated by
lhe Bank <>f Montreal in the 11. .1.
Barber blook. The members nf lhe
new firm are nil well known lo   lie
nubile. Al. ,11. Nelcms, Vancouver,
W. It. Nelems and .1. II. Ashwell
of Cliilliwnck, nro lho members
composing llie firm who will transact Inisiness under lhe name of
Nelcms Bros. & Ashwell. The linn
will ho incorporated ami will conduct offices at Vnncouver ami Chilli-
tvnek, All three nre experienced
Inisiness men in lho real estate,loans
and insurance Inisiness nnd will no
doubt ninl;o n success of lliis new
Chilliwack Thiers 11—Saiuus ii.
Al the Fairgrounds Monday night
the Tigers won Iheir fourth straight
game of the Fraser Vnlley League.
The Sardis boys excelled in fielding
while the Chilliwacker's hatted and
ran bases in good style. Frank Hal!
pitched his first league game and
did line, lots uf experience will
make him a great pitcher. Billie
Hondo caught a fine game and his
throwing to bases was a treat fur
what ails ynu. He killed (ivo
would he thiol's al second and twn
more at third having tlie record of
len tissists in a nine inning game.
Minkler al abort played a swell
game fnr Sardis and all liis teammates fielded line. Jack Sid ine in
left made a dandy catch robbing
Billie (.untie nf a two bagger. The
Sardis buys arc bound tu win sume
game soon as they have a good
battery and whon tliey begin to hit,
their opponents will get heat.
The big game nf tlio season will
bo July 1st at Chilliwack when the
tw.. lime champions of tlie Fraser
Valley League will meet the Tigers.
Cliilliwnck will have the strongest
team they have shown this year
and Locke will pitch. Rosedale
failed to hit him much at Iloscdalo
June 13 when the Tigers boat Ihem
but Laughlin is also a hard man tn
hit su Hie game should ho hard
Fought anil very interesting. Davis
ami Burnett and probaoly a new
man will play with the Tigers. Besides the hall game there will he
field s|surts, including 1(H1 yard
dash; running broad jump; long
distant throwing and mile relay
race lietween Chilliwack High School
and Coqileleotzn Institute, four men
on each team. Prizes will be given
for the above events, which will In'
open to Rosedale, Sardis, Agazziz
and Chilliwaek.
Fraser Valley League
Won    Lost
Chilliwaek Tigers I I)
Rosedale !*, I
Chilliwaek Cubs I        '■',
Sardis 0 I
The tennis courts lliis year are becoming vastly improved and up to
date, a great deal of work having
I ii done recently in the erection of
llie wire net!ing fence around the
courts nnd tho pi'l'inaiienl covering
for lhe spectators seats. The next
tournament will lie held un Monday
July 1 al two p.tu. between Cliilliwnck nnd Surdis. Mrs. Jackson
and Mrs. Calvert are Ihe lea hostesses fnr this Thursday and Mrs.
Hamilton Ramsay for Thursday
July I. Although the weather has
mil heen patiioiilnrly kind ur favorable to t.'iinis the last week ssr so,
Saturday was n splendid day for the
mens tournament and was well at-
lemleil by interested spectators.
The games played were as follows:
Games   Sets
T. (!. Watkins
M. L. Blakin
W. L. Jacks
Ian Coote
W.A. Laurie
Col. Boultbeo
S. V. Porteons
A. N. Smith
1. N. Beldam
It. S.Ross
R. L. Spencer
City of Chilliwack
No. s.
Bole Avenue Improvements
Tin- Municipal Council of iln- City ot
Chilliwack having by Resolution *ieter-
mined uml specified that it i-* .iesirub.e
io carry nut tlic following wurk.**, tliat m
In suy:
T<> construct cement sidewalk nml
works contingent thereto on the North
Bide of Bole avenue between Flfiaherstaseli
uml Williams Road, and time said works
bu carried out In occonlanee with the
provisions of the " Local _mm»-ramsni
By-law 1012."
Ami the City Engineer anil City Ikwah
sor having reported u> tin* Cosboj in ae-
cordiuicc with the provisions ol the *»aiil
By-law upon the said wurk.**! giving -"taie-
incnts showing the amounts, estimate*] m
U* chargeable against thi* vurii.n.** portion.**
of real property to be benefitted by tba
Huiil wink.** and other particulars .mil tba
said reports ot tl»- City Engineer and
Cily Assessor having Urn adopted by tbe
Xoticc is hereby given that the safd
rcnortanre open for inspection at tin;
office of tin* City Assessor. City Half,
Cliilliwnck. B. C. and that nn_e_e a
petition against the proposed wozfca
above mentioned signed by a majority of
tho owners of tlie land **r real property
to Ih* assessed ur charged in respect oi
such works representing ur least one hatf
in value thereof Es presented to the Council within fifteen Jays from tin* .luu* oi
tlie lirst publication «*f this notice the
Council will proceed with the propwed
Improvements under such terms ana eon**
ill tions us in iln- payment of the eon of
sueh Improvements as the ConneQ may
1*7 By-law in that behalf regulate ami
determine umi also to make the said _■*■-
Dated thin 27th day of Juno A. It Ittti.
City Cl.rk.
I hue of first publication Jnne 27th 1912.
tin-   I'nt'tllfrslnp    hi'ivlofniv    subsisting
between ,1. Ijovvo Usui uml II. T. doom
luiisl its Uian uml (i.....Ilmi.I, in tin. ("ily
ssf Chilliwack In Iln' Province ssl
Columbia, hm. tills ili.y Iki'ii dissolved
hy mutual consent. All.Idas owing lo
tin' wilt! partnership un. io bo imi.i t>.
cither member nl the Into Him nt lira
office sil tho Inl.' linn in Ohllllwack
nfsirosuiil,  1111,1  iill  ,'luiliis   ugnillst    till'
suiii pnrtnorslilp un' lo iv presented t«•
iillii'i momlwr nl llio lul.' tirm, Is)'
whom tlu' minis' will Ik' M'lllcl.
lintel ut Cliilliwnck, U..'.. Uiii llllll
iluy "f Jiiui. A.|l. 11)18.
A particularly sad death occured
al Calgary, Alia, on Saturday whon
Carl C. Donnycosllo, n former resident nf Chllllwaek succumbed lo
pneumonia wliieli followed n sovero
imss' of measles, Mrs. Ilonnyeastlo
who ims Ih'I'h visiting iu Chilllwacx
for somo time, arrived In Calgary
in timo in hi' wiih hor husband al
the lust. The body arrived iu tho
city iiii Wednesday nud funoral
services woro conducted al the home
uf Mr. Bonnycastlo'i parents nl two
o'olock, n largo number puyinii ihelr!
lust respects,    'I'he di used   leaves
ii wife and one child In whom with i
tho parent*and relatives inncli sympathy Is expressed.
Wesley Troop, Boy Senilis, entertained Cliilliwnck Troop No. 1 and
tholr now Scoutmaster, Mr. Southern, on Tuesday ovoning Itut.   An
imitation Camp lire was htiilt in lhe
school room of the Methodist Church
by moans of an electric light, rcsl
pnpor and boughs of trees, giving
llie room every uplss'iiraiicc ssf an uul
door camp. Tho boys sal around
tlie Camp Fire and told j'arns.sung
Slinks and had a general good time.
MissS. Woodworth and Mr. Kelland
kindly aslslod in the program.
Refreshments were served nnd Trnop
No. 1 gavo ii rousing ohoor for tholr
liy overwhelming majorities the
by-laws lo Issuo debentures for a new
lire hull und for extensions to sewers
and waterworks passed ul Nelson nn
City of Chilliwack
Nd. 9.
Mill Stmt ImproveMe-U
Tho Municipal Council of the City of
Cliilliwn.'k having l.y ll.'Hi.liuion .let.T-
uiini'il uml s|si'iii.'il tlmt it i. dnirtble
I., carry oul tlio following works, thai Is
to suy:
'I'., construe! cement  sidewalk  nml
Works .■.uiiiiiL'i'iit llii-ri't.. on tin- Kusisi.l.'
uinl Wast' ol Mill Stiift, ami thai
said works la- carried onl in seoonlanoo
with thc provisions ol tin- ''Loeal tin-
provcnranl lly-lnw 1018."
An.l tin' t'us, RnglnoOl um! ("ity A.*.-
sor having roijonca to ilia Conned in a. •
enrdnnce ivllfi lira provisions of tho said
By-law upon the -ui.l works giving state-
nteiiis allowing iln' amounts to
bo chargonbio sgal-uittliovarlotisi-ortlona
nf real proporty m !.■ benefitted liy tins
laid works uml ntlier liurliculurs ami the
said reports .sf sui.l City luigineer ami
Cily Assess..!- Iiuviiitr nslsiptcdbyihe
Notice is hereby given llmt the sui.l
ri'|sor|s ure open (nr Inspection at the
office ol ills' City Assonor, City Hall,
Chllllwaek, 11. C, uml tlmt a
petition uiruiust lira thi- proposed work,
abovo nu-nti'.ni'il signed !•)' u majority uf
the owners of land or real property
tss Iss- assessed or charged iu rospoct of
sueh works ivpi'i'ss'iiiinif ut leust one half
in valnc ilunof is presented to tlie Council within lifisrti days from the slate nf
lhe lirsl publication of lliis notice the
Council ..ill proceed with the protsowd
iiiniriivemi'iil.s under such terms uml con-
.lit ions ns to the payment ol the cost ol
snob iuipi'iivciiii'iits ns tlie Council may
liy By-law iu tluu isi'hulf regulate and
determine uml also to muke tlic mud assessment.
Haled this _tl> dny of Juno A.D. 1011'.
City Clerk.
Hate of lirsl publication June'.'Till IWi. CHILI. 1WACK   FREE   PRESS
Copyright 1910]
[By \V. .1. Wntt  & Company
CHAPTER III.—(Continued) ,
Tin-   Mny   iiun.ii   was    only    a    thin i in
ixon's enthusiasm hod
ilmi morning since the
grow-1 ness of her carriage brought reoognt-
imobile   linn nnd astonishment.
sickle, und lho othor llguro on Lho
darkly shadowed balcony was vaguely
defined, bul Saxon at onco recognized,
in Us Mih- slonderness and grace of
poso, Miss Fllson,
■*i didn't mean Lo Intrude," ho hastily
iipologl/.ed. "I didn'l know 'you wero
Sho laughed. "Would Ihul havo
frightened yuur* sho asked,
She was leaning on the Iron mil, and
Hi : k his place nl her side,
"1 came wiih lhe Longmorcs," she
explained, "and tholr machine hasn't
..nn.' yet, H's cool hore und I was
I hi nlU na   "
"You weren't by nny chnni o Lh Inking
of Babylon?" he laughed, "or Macedonia?"
She shook her head, "Mr, Rlbero's
story sticks in my mind, u was sn
personal, and I guess I'm a moody
crei *'■. Anyway. I ilmi myself thinking nt' It."
There was silence i
fm* the laughter tha
hail left the cily behind and poJnted "Do yuu mind my staring at you?"
its cuurse toward Lho line of knobs, she demanded, Innocently, "Isn't turn-
■i'ii.' twenty-mile run bad been o pano- aboul fair play?"
iMina sparkling wilh lho life of color, "But, Miss Fllson," be stammered,
tempered wllh tones of richness and "1 I thought yuu lived In lown!"
Bofl wiiii haunting splendor. For- "Then George didn't tell you lhal
est trees, anclont ns Druids, wore play- we were to be the closest sort of neighing ul being young In tho almost shrill bors?" Tin- merriment of ber inugh
greens of tholr leafage, Thore were was spontaneous. She did not confide
youth and opulence in the way they to Saxon jusi why Steele's silence
altered the sun through ihelr gnarl- struck her as highly humorous. She
ed branches with u splntlorlng and know, however, that the place hnd
splashing of gulden light.    Blossoming j originally   recommended   Itself  to  its
dogw i spread clusters of white amid purchaser by reason of just that exact
endless shades and conditions of green,I circumstance*   its proximity.
nul.  whon  Lho view  wns not   focused Tho mon took a hasty step forward,
mi.. Hi.- thickness of woodland Inter- and spoke with tin* brusqueness of h
iurs, ii offered leagues of yellow Holds cross-examiner;
and  lender meadows stretching off lo "No.   Why didn'l  he tell mu':     Uo
soberer w is in the distance,     Back should have told mo!   Ho   "   He hall
i.r nil  were tin- hills, going  up ed abruptly, conscious that his man-
t'rum the Joyous sparkle of the middle ner wns une of resentment  for being
distance lo veiled  purple where ihey iiii,   unwarned,   Into   displeasing   sur-
met the bluest of skies,     Saxon's Iln-1 ruuncllngs, which was nol at all what
pnee, except l gers bad been tingling for a brush t«. in- meant.   Tinn. ns the radiant smile
ed up from hold und his lids had been unconscious- on  Un- girl's face   the smile such as
the verandah below them, where a few  ly dropping, thai  his eyes nii**ht ap- n very little girl might have worn in
i.r the members sat smoking, and tho praise  the  colors  in  simplified  tones the delight  of perpetrating an  Inno-
softened   clicking  of   ivory   from   the; un.l values. cenl   surprise   suddenly   faded   Into n
open   windows  of   the   bllllard-room.      ai   Inst,  they  had ensconced  them- pained   wonderment,   lie   realized   tho
The  painter's  fingers,  resting on  the i selves, ami n little later Saxon emerg- depth of Ids crudenpss,   * tf course, she
lion rail, closed uver a tendril of clam* ; ed   from   tin* cabin  disreputably  rind could nm know that lie bad come thoro
berlng moon-flower vine, and nervously  in a Manuel shirt ami briar-torn, paint- in run away, tu seek asylum. She could
twisted the stem.
With an Impulsive movement, he
leaned forward. His voice was eager,
"Suppose," he questioned, "suppose you
knew such a man -can you imagine
uny circumstances under which you
could make excuses for him?"
She Blood for a moment weighing
the problem,     "it's a hard question,1
spotted trousers, lu his teeth, he not guess, thai, in the isolation <»
clamped a battered briar pipe, and In such a life as bis uncertainty ontail
his baud  he curried an  equally  bat-led,   associates   like   herself   were   Ur
tered sketching easel and paint   box.
Steele, smoking n cigar in a hammock, looked up from nn art journal
al tho sound of a footstep on the
"Hid   ynu     see  lids?"   In*   Inquired,
she replied finally, then added Impul- holding oul the inngu„lne,     '"it would
slvely: "Do you know, I'm afraid I'm appear  that   yuur eccentric  deml-god
n terrible heathen?     1 enn excuse so is  painting   In  Southern  Spain,      He
much where there is courage—the cold continues to remain the recluse, avoid-
Bort  of chilled-steel  courage  that   he Ing the public gnce.     His genius seems
had,     What do you  think?" to he of the shrinking type.      Here's
The  painter drew  his handkerchief his latest sensation ns it  looks to the
from his pocket, and wiped bis moist j enmera."
forehead,  but,  before he could frame     Saxon took the magazine, and stud-
his answer, the girl heard u movement
ot tho room, and turned lightly to
join her chaperon.
Following her, Snxon found himself
saying good-night to a group that included Ribero, As ibe attache shook
hands, he held Saxon's somewhat longer than necessary, seeming to glance
led the half-tone reproduction.
■liis miracle is his color," announced
the lirst disciple, briefly.     "The black
and  white gives no Idea.      As to bis
personality, it seems tu be that of the
poseur—almost of the snob.     His very
penchant for frequent wanderings Incognito    mul    revenllng    himself  only
ring, toil really studying a sear.  J through his wurk is lu Itself a bid for
"Vuu   nre   a   gnnd   siury-iellei,   Mr.   publieiiy.     He an*ui*ates to himself the
Ribero," suid Saxon, quietly. attributes  of  travelling  royalty.    For
"Ah," countered the other quickly, my master as the man. 1 have small
"but that Is easy, senor, where one has- patience, It's the same affectation
so good a listener. By the way, senor, that causes him lo sign nothing. The
tiiil you ever chance lo visit Puerto I arrogant confidence that no one can
Frio?" i counterfeit   bis stroke, that  signature
'i'be pointer shook ids head. i is superfluous."
"Not unless In some other life -some     Steele laughed.
life   as  dead   as   that    of   the    I'liar-       "Why  not   show him  lhat  sume one
aohs." can ilu It?" he suggested.     "Why not
"All. well " the diplomat turned send uver an unsigned canvas as a
away, still Bmillng "sunn- of tlie Phar- Marston, and drag him out of bis
aohs me remarkably well preserved."    hiding place to assert himself and de-
  nounce the impostor?"
CHAPTER IV. "Let him have his vanities." Saxon
Steele himself had not been a fail- snid, almost contemptuously. "Su long
ure ni bis art. There was in him no us the world hns his art, what does
want of that sensitive temperament ii matter'.'" He turned and stepped
and dream-Are whieh gives the art- ■ from the low porch, whistling as he
ist,  like   tho   prophet,  n   better sight  went.
and deeper appreciation thnn Im ac- The stranger strolled along with a
corded the generality. The only note free stride and confident bearing,
missing was the necessity for hard I tempt ed by each vista, yet always
application, which might have made lined un by oilier vistas beyond.
him the master where he was satisfied At last, he halted near a cluster of
to be the dilettante. The extreme huge boulders. Below him, the creek
cleverness of bis brush hnd at tho reflected in rippled counterpart the
outset been his handicap, lulling tie shimmer of overhanging greenery. Out
hard sincerity of effort with too facile of a tangle of undergrowth beyond
results, Wealth, too, had drugged his reared iwo slender poplars, The mid-
energies, but had nut .-rippled Ids ablll- die distance was bright with young
ties. If ho drifted, it was because barley, and in the background'stretch-
driftlnfi in smooth sens is harmless and led the hills In misty purple.
pleasant, not because he was unsea- There he sel up bis easel, and, whilo
ivorthy or fearful of stormier condl- bis eyes wandered, his lingers wen*
tions. In Saxon. In* bad nol only selecting Ihe color tubes Willi the deft
recognised a greater genius, bul found accuracy of the pianist's touch on the
a friend, and with the Insouciance of keys.
graceful philosophy he reasoned it uin ■ For a time, he saw only the thing he
to ids own contentment. Bach craft was to paint; then, there rose before
arter lis own uses! Saxon was meant bis eyes the face of a girl, and beyond
for a greater commerce. His genius I it the sinister visage uf the South
wus intended lo be an argosy, bearing I American, ills brow darkened. Al-
rlch cargo between the ports of the I ways, there had lurked in the back-
gods and tliuse <>f men. If. In ibe tul- ground uf his thoughts a spectre, some
flllmont of that destiny, the shallop of j Nemesis who might at any moment
his own  lesser  talent  and  Influencelcome forward, boarlng black reminders
mii-lii act as convoy und guide, luring possible accusations. At last, il
the greater craft Into wider voyaging, seemed the spectre had come out of
be would l.e satisfied,     just now. that   Die  shadow,  ami  taken  the  centre  of
L'uidam ught   in  lie away frum Hie
Marston Influence, where lay dan-
ger   ami   limitation,     He  was  Kind
tbnt where * pie discussed Frederick
Marston thej alsu discussed hts fore-
mosl disciple Marston himself bad
loomed largo in the star-chart of paint-
um only a tlosen years ago, and uns
now tin- greatest of luminaries, ills
follower hud been known less tbun hair
thai long, if he were t<* surpass the
man In* was now content to follow, ho
musi break away fmm Marston-wor-
"hip and lot his maturor offorti bo bis
own ids ultimate style ids own. Pro<
phots ami artists have from the beginning of urn* niisen frum second place
iu a pre-eminent flrst pupils have
surpassed ihelr teachers. II* had
hoped lhal these months In n new type
nf country ami landscape would slowly,
almost Insensibly, wean Saxon away
from the influence ibat bad made bis
greatness and now In turn threatened
to limit its scope.
The cabin lo which he brought his
guest was itseir a reflection of Steele's
whim. fashioned by Its original and
unimaginative builders only as a shelter, wllh in. thought Of appearances,
tt remained, with lis dark lugs ami
white "chinking," a thing <*f picturesque beauty, its gonorous si nne
chimneys and wide hearths were reminders or the ancient days.      Across
Its shingled roof, the sunlight waa spotted with shadows thrown down from
beeches and oaks thai had heel) old
when the Indian held lhe Country ami
ihe buffalo gathered nt the salt licks
Vines nf honeysuckle ami morning-
glory had "partly pre-empted iln- wails,
inside was the *»iii mingling ol artistic junk ihui characterises the d-n
ol th** painter,
musi hazardous; that, because sin*
seemed Iu blm altogether wonderful,
In* distrusted liis power to quarantine his heart against her artless mttg-
iietism.     As he slood abashed at his
own ciassness, lie wanted to tell her
lhal he developed these crude strains
only when ho was thrown Into touch
with su line grained a nature as her
own; thai il was tho very sense of
his own pariah-like circumstance.
Then, hefore she had time lo speak,
came n swii'i artistic leaping at his
heart. He should have known thai she
would be lide: ll was her rightful
environment! she belonged as Inherently uiul.-r blossoming dogwood
branches as the stars belong beyond
the taint of earth-smoke. She was a
dryad, and these were her woods, Afler all, how eould it matter'.' He had
run away bravely. Now, she was hero
Also, and the burden of responsibility
might rest on the woodsprltes or the
gods or his horoscope or wherever it
belonged, As for himself, he would
enjoy the present. The future was
With destiny. Of course, friendship is
safe so long as love is barred, and of
course it wuuld be only friendship!
Does lhe sun shine anywhere on trel-
lised vines with a more golden lighl
ilmn where the slopes of Vesuvius
bask just below lhe smoking sands?
He, loo, would enjoy the radiance, and
risk the crater.
She stood, nol angry, but a trifle bewildered, a trifle proud In her attitude
of uptilied chin. In all her Mule autocratic world, ber gracious friendliness
iiad never before met anything so like
Then, having resolved, the man felt
au almost boyish reaction to light-
hearted gayety. it was much the same
nay abandonment that comes to a man
who. having faced ruin until his heart
ami brain are sick, suddenly decides
to squander In extravagant and riotous
pleasure the few dollars left In his
"Of course. Ueorge should  have told
me," he declared. "Why, Miss Fllson, I cume frum the world when*
things are commonplace and here It
all seems a sequence of wonders: ihis
glorious country, the miracle of meeting you again after " be paused,
then smilingly added "after Babylon
ami Macedonia."
"Frum thc way ynu greeted me."
she naively observed, "one might hnve
fancied that you'd been running away
ever since we parted in Babylon and
Macedon,   You must be very tired."
"I am afraid of ymi." In- avowed.
-She laughed.
"I know ymi are a woman-hater.
But I was a boy myself until I was
seventeen. I've never quite got used
to being n woman, su you needn't
".Miss Fllson," he basarded gravely,
"when I saw you yesterday I wanted
to he friends wllh you so much lhat—
(hul I ran away. Some day I'll tell
ymi why."
Fur a moment, she looked at him
with a pussled interesl. The light of
a smile dies slowly from must faces.
If weiil mil nf bis eyes as suddenly
as an electric bulb switched off, leav-
Ing tin- features those of a much older
man.   She caught the look, and In her
tin* stage, and iu ttie spotlight he
wore the features of Senor Ribero. He
had intended questioning Ribero, but
bad hesitated. The thing had been
sudden, ami it is humiliating to ku to
a man one has never lliel before to
learn something of one's self, when
thai man lias assumed au altitude almost brutally hostile from the outset.
The method musl  flrst  be considered, wisdom   snid   nothing   bUl   wondered
and, when earl) that morning he had what in- meant
Inquired  aboul  (he diplomat,  ii   had.    ii-r .yes fell on the empty canvas,
been to learn Unit  a night   train bad -How did you  happen to begin art?"
taken tho man to ids legation in Wash- she Inquired,   "Did you always feel li
Ington,     He musi glvo Hu* problem In calling you?"
its  m-w  guise  reflection,  und,  menu- Flo shook ids bead, then the smile
While, In- musl llvo iii the shadow of its cams back.
possible tragedy, "A freeslng cow started me." he an-
There was no element  of the co- nouncodi
ward's    procrastination      in     Saxon's      "A   what'."'       Her   eyes   weie   oHOO
thoughts,      Even  his own  speculation   mure  pussled,
as tu whal  tl thor inuil might  have      "You  see,"   he  elucidated.   *|   was  a
been, had never suggested the posst- cowpuncher in Montana, withoui
blllty that he wiis a craven. money,   One winter, the snnv*. covered
Hi* held up his hand, nnd studied Die prairies so long thnt the cattle
lhe scar. The bared forearm, un- were starving at their graslng places,
der ihe uprolled sleeve, was as brown Usually, ihe breeze from tin* Japanese
ami steady as a sculptor's work In current blows off lhe snow from time
bronze. I to time, and we. can graze the slcers
Suddenly, he heard a laugh at Ids all winter on the range. This time,
back, a tuneful laugh liko a trill struck, ih<* Japanese current somed to huve
from n xylophone, and came tn his been switched off, nnd they were dy-
feot with a realization of a blue glng-1 Im.' on the snow-bound pastures."
ham dress, a clrilsh llgure, a sun-bnn- "Ves." she prompted. "Hul huw did
mt    and   a    hUgO   cluster   of   dOgWOOd   that   -'.'"
blossoms, The sunbonnet and dogwood I "you see," be went on, "the boss
branches seemed conspiring to hide [wrote ff-om IMonn to know how
all the face except the violet eyes lhat   things     were     going.        1     drew     n
looked mil from ihem. Nonr by stood j picture of a freeslng; starving cow, and
n fox terrier, silenily uml nlorily re* wrolo hnek, 'This is how.' The imss
gardlng him. Its bend corked Jauntily j showed that picture around, nud some
lu ibe side. folk  thought   It   bore so  much  family
Mul, even before she bud lowered
the dOgWOOd blOSSOmi ennugli to reveal   her  fnce,  the  ianeoliko  upright -
resemblance to a Starving COW tliat on
tin- strength of it they gambled on me.
They stnked me to an education in Il
lustrating  and   painting."'
"And you made good!" she concluded, enthusiastically.
*1   hope  to  mnke good,"  he  smiled.
After a pause, she snid:
"If yuu were nut too busy, I'd guide
you in some places along llie creek
where there an* wonderful   Iliings   to
The man reached for his discarded
"Take "ine there," he bogged.
"Where."' she demanded. "I spoke
of several places."
"Tn any of them," he promptly replied;   "better yei, tu ull of them."
She shook her head dutiiously.
'1 oughl imt to begin ns nn interrup-
iii>n."  she  demurred.
"On the contrary," he argued con-
fldently, "lhe -mid genernl first ac-
qualnls himself wilh his field."
An hour Inter, standing al u gap
in u tangle of briar, where Lhe pawpaw trees grew Lhick, he watched her
crossing the meadow toward lhe roof
of her house whicli tupped tlie foliage
not far awny. Then, lie held up his
right hand, and scrutinized the scar,
almost invisible tinder tho Inn. lt
seemed tu him tu grow larger as he
Mort.ui Houso, where Duska Fllson
made hoi* home with her aunt and
uncle, was a half-mile from tin* cabin
in which ilie iwo painters were lodged.
That   was   Hie   distance   reck d   via
driveway   and   turnpike,   bill   a   path,
linking   tlie   I ses,   reduced   li   to   a
quarter uf u mile, This "air line." as
Steele dubbed it. led from ihe hill
where the cnhiii penlici, ibrough a
blackberry thicket ami paw-paw grovo,
across a meadow, and then entered, by
a picket gale uml rose-cum bored fence,
ibe old-fashioned gardon of tlie "big
Beforo lhe men hud been long al
their .summer place, the path bocomo
as   well   worn   as   neighborly    paths
should lx1.     To llie gracious I Behold
al Horton House, ihey were "llie boys."
Steele had I u mi lifelong terms ot Intimacy, and the gllCBl Was ul olico
taken intu the famllj mi ihe sume
basis as  the  host.
"Horton House" was a temple dedicated lu hospitality. Mrs. Horton, its
delightful mistress, occasionally smiled
at the somewhat pretentious name, Imi
it had been "Horton Houso" when the
Nashville stage rumbled along tho
turnpike, ami the picturesque little village of brick and slum- at its back
had been the "quarters" for thc slaves.
It would no more iln tn re-christen
it than to banish the ripened old family pun rails, or replace the silver-
laden mahogany sideboard witb less
antique things, 'fhe house had lieen
added io from lime to time, until it
sprawled a commodious and composite
record uf various eras, but the name
ami  spirit stood the same.
Saxon began to feel thai be had
never lived before. His life, in so far
as in- could remember it, had been
varied, Imt always touched with isolation. .Now. in a family not his own,
lie was finding tlie things whicli hail
hitherto been only names to him and
that richness of congenial companionship which differentiates life from existence. While he fell ihe wlne-llke
warmth uf it in ids heart, he fell its
seductiveness in ids brain. The
thought uf (is ephemera] quality
brought him moments of depression
ihai drove him stalking away alone
into lhe hills to flght things out with
himself, At times bis canvases took
on a new glow: at limes, he told himself he was painting daubs.
About a week after Iheir arrival. .Mrs.
Horton   unit   .Miss   FilsuU  calm* OVOr to
inspect Uie quarters and to see whether bachelor efforts hud mnde the
place habitable,
Duska was as delighted as a child
among m-w toys. Her eyes grew
luminous with pleasure as she Blood
in Ibe living-room of t he "shack"
and surveyed lhe confusion of" can-
Vases, charcoal sketches ami studio
paraphernalia tliat uttered its walls
and floor. Saxon had hum.' bis canvases in galleries where ihe Juries
were accounted sternly critical: ho
had heard ihe commendation of brother artists goncrously admitting bis
precedence, Now, he found himself
nlmost fluttering))' anxious in hoar
from tier lips the pronouncement "Well
Mrs. Horloh, meanwhile, was stern-
l> ;iii.i beneficially Inspecting the pro
mlses from living-room tu pantry, with
Steele as convoy, and Saxon was left
alone  wilh  Ilu- girl,
As    lie    brought    canvas   arter   lau-
vas from various unturned piles nnd
placed them In a favorable light, lift nun t   utie   a I    whose   vivid   glow   and
masterful execution, bis critic caught
her breath in a delighted little gasp.
It was n thing done In daring colors
and almost biasing with the glare of
aii equatorial sun.     An old cathedral,
partly vine-covered, reared lis yellowed
walls ami towers Into a hot sky. The
sun beat cruelly down on lhe cobbled
street while a clump of ragged palms
gave iin  contrasting key of shade.
Duska, half-closing her eyes, gosed
at li wilh Uplifted chin resting on
slender fingers. Fur it lime she did
uul speak, hul Die man read lur delight   in   lur  eyes.       At   lasl,   she snld.
her volco luw with appreciation:
"I love it!"
Tumtng awny lo take up a new picture In- fell uh though he had recolved
mi accolade,
"it mtghl hnvo been the very spot."
she sab) thoughtfully, "thnl Senor Ribero described in his story,"
Saxon felt a cloud sweep over the
sunshine shed by her praise, His back
wns turnod, bul his face grow suddenly almost gray.
The girl only beard him say quietly:
"Senor Ribero spoke of South America.      This was In  Yucatan."
When tin- last canvas was criticised,
Saxon led lhe girl oul tu the shaded
"Do you know," she nnnounced with
severe directness, "when I know you
just u lillle bettor, I'm going to lecture you?"
"Lecture nie!'' His race mirrored
alarm. "Dn it in.iv then. I sha'n't
have ii impending to terrorize better
She gazed nway for u lime, her eyes
clouding   wilh   doubt.       Al   Insl,   she
"It makes me seem foolish," she confessed, " you know so much
more than I <iu about Lhe subject of
this lecture—only," she added with conviction, "the lillle i knuw is right, an.l
tho greal ileal ymi know muy be
"1 plead guilty, and throw mysetf
on lhe mercy of llie courl," He made
Lhe declaration in a tone of extreme
■■luu i ii.nri want you to plead guilty.
1 want you to reform."
.Not knowing Hit* nature of tlie reform required Saxon remained discreetly   speechless.
"Vou arc lhe lirsl disciple of Frederick Marston," she said, going tn the
point withoui preliminaries. "You
don't have to lie anybody's disciple, 1
don'l know a great deal about nrt, hut
I've slm ill before Marston's pielures
in Lhe galleries abroad ami in Ibis
country. I Une them. I've seen your
pictures, tuu, uud ymi don'l have to
play tag with Frederick Marston."
For a moment, Saxon sal twisting Ids
pipe in Ids lingers. His silence might
u 1 musi have been an ungracious refusal tn discuss the matter.
"ni,. i knuw H's sacrilege," sho suid,
loaning forward eagerly, ber eyes deep
in  their sincerity, "but It's true."
'I'he man ruse nml  pi il  hack ami
forth for a moment, thon halted b'uforo
her.       When   be  spoke.   11   was   witli   n
rim; like fanaticism in bis voice
"Thoro is no Art bul Art, and Mar
sloii    is    her   prophet.        That    Is    my
Koran of the palolto." Fm* n while,
she said nothing, but shook her bead
with a dissenting smile, whicli carrlod
up tin* corners of hor lips in maddeningly delicious fashion. Tion. the
mun weiii nn. spcnklng now slowly
and In measured syllables:
"Some day   when i u.iu lell you my
whole atory    vim will knuw Whn I   Mai
ston means tu me. what little i havo
dune, i huve dono lu stumbling after
him. If t ever attain his perfection,
1 shull still be us you say unly lhe
copyist yei. I Hotiielimes think I wuuld
rather be tin- iru,- copyjsl uf Marston
than   tli 'Iglnntor    of    any    other
bcI I."
She buI listening, tin- ioe ul  small
foul tapping tin- floor below tin* short
skin uf her gown, her brow delightfully puckered with seriousness. A
shaft uf suu struck ibe delicate color
of hor cheeks, and discovered coppery
glints in her brown hair. She was very
slim and wonderful, Snxon thought)
ami uni beyond the vines ttie summer
seemed lo sei  the world for hor, like
u  stnge.   The  birds with  tl ful  do
tit-iiin. provided ihe orchcBtrntion.
■*] know jusi huw greal be Is," she
conceded warmly; "t know how wonderfully he paints, lie is n poet with
a brush for n pen. But there's one
thing he lacks und that is a thing ymi
(To be continued)
Nun.    Deep.    Deep.    Water in their
eyes.    Over their hair.    And tonight it
be the harvest tide.
Gaffei*, as though waking from a
dream- The salmon-fishers'11 lose their
nets tonight. The tide '!I sweep them
away. Oh I I've known it. It lakes the
nets up miles. Tliey find 'em high up.
Beyong Glorster. Beyong 'Aripury.
Girl golden flag-flowers over 'em. Apples of red and apples of gold. They
fall Into lhe water. The water be still
there, where the apples fall, The nets
'ave apples in ihem.
Nan   And fish, Gaffer?
Gaffer—Strange fish. Strange fish
out of lbc sea.
Nan Ves. strange lish, Indeed, Gaffer. A strange lish in the neta tomorrow. A dumb thing. Knocking
agen lhe bridges. Something white.
Something white In the wuter. They'll
imil me out. Men would. They'd touch
my body. (Shuddering) 1 couldn't, I
For honest realism and lyricism expressed In the mosi commonplace words
read tho dialogue between Nan and
Nan ll bo always ,ird for a nun lu
glvo up, even for a Child, they say.
Hut a woman ',is tu give up. Vuu don't
know,   Vuu novor think por'aps what
woman gives up,   she gives up 'er
. -.nny ami 'et   peace.    She wives up "cr
share of joy in ilu* world,   All to bear
a little ono; as por'aps 'II mil give Yi
bread when 'or bo Wold,
Dbk I wonder women over waul i<*
'ave children. Tiny bo sn beautiful
avuro  Ihey  'ave children,   They  'ave
red cheeks, sn sull,     Ami sweet   lips BO
rod's rod, And tholr "'yes bright, like
slnrs a shilling, And ml, such white
soft "amis. Touch om* of 'cm. an.l you
'ave like shoots all down.   Bonu-ll-vu)
Nun it he H proud thing lo 'avo
homily iu raise lovo in a man.
Kurdish writers nf today could be
thus fnr classified miliar simply,   on
 ■   side   those   who   draw   upon   their
Imagination and upun the rnmanco of
Ibe  past:   on   It ilur side  the social
philosophers who photograph modern
conditions with moro or less dlspas
sluiiale fidelity. Under neither of these
hcuits coud w<- fittingly catalogue
Mosofletd. Maseiieid seoms tu i>e mostly Mas. Hei.i. Hence perhaps lus sud
den jump Into fame. Four years have
dune li, for his first book did imt see
ihe light of print until 1008
John Masefleld Is the bright and
Bhlnlng star of ih.- hour iu London,
Masefleld is a remarkable man and a
remarkable writer, ills vurk Is wonderfully Illuminating of the subject
treated and avidly picturesque.
Take Mosefleld's "Tragedy of Nan."
The seen.- |8 laid in the house .-f a
smnll farmer at Broad Oak on Severn
In lhe year 1810. In those days English law siill allowed u death sentence
to p.- inflicted upon the flimsiest evidence and for the most trifling misdeed. Nan HnrdWick's father bad just
been hanged for sheep-stealim;. Nan,
a beautiful young girl, is living with
her uncle, Farmer Pargettor, kind *;
heart but very weak. .'lis wire, a
cruel shrew, and his daughter. Jennie,
a shallow, empty-headed creature, take
turns iu making Nan's life unendurable.
Jennie is iu love with a village swain
called    Hick   Gurvll.       Hhk,    in    tlm
course of a peasant festivity, proposes
to Nan. She joyfully accepts him.
Dick, however, has sume misgivings
because in* does not know anything
about Nan's father. Very cleverly .Mrs.
Pargotter ma mines to reveal to him
what lie didn't km>w and to frighten
him intu announcing that very night
his engagement to Jennie, This he
does for very practical reusuns. being
led   tu   believe   that    Farmer   Pargettor
will in* rather liberal toward his s..n-
in ih*- third act officer! of the crown
coun* in o(Ter .Nun lhe realm's apology
uml £&0 compensation, Her taiher had
gone to his death owing to a miscarriage of Justice.
And the ever practical pick Gurvll
would he perfectly willing to forsake
Jennie once more in order lo win Nan's
"treasure."   in a frenzy of Indignation
Nan slabs him ami then noes to throw
herself in ihe sen.
Primitive passion, primitive love, primitive creed, and also primitive poetry.
In   Iln*   lasl   net   a   | r    uld    fiddler.
mentally unbalanced, Gaffer Pearco,
ami hoartbroken Nan exchange mys-
terlous words about the lide which is
rising in the  moonlit   night     with
tin- simplest, crudest terms at ttie disposal of rude country folks Ibey draw
a wonderful picture:
Gaffer   First ihon mc a-wammer-
In' aud a-waiiiuicrlii".   Miles awuy thai
Wl nerln' be,    In Un* sen.   The ship
imu do cross theirsi Ives. And It come
up. II come nearer. Wanmierln', wam-
iiu-riu" 'I'sh, II suys. 't'sli, It snys.
'I'sh. It says. Ami I her come a girt
wash of ll over the rock. While. While.
Like a bird. I.Ike u swan a-gotlln' up
out of a pool.
Xati     Bright    M    noes.      High,      HlKll
up.    Flushing.
HiilTcr And It wainimis ami II hub-
hies. And then It spreads, II goes out
like soldiers, it mi mil lulo a line. It
curls. II curls. II go toppling nml
toppling. And on It come. And on II
Nan Fast. Fust. A black line. Ami
the foam all cieamlii' mi il.
Gaffer It be a snake. A snake. A
girl water snake with Its 'ed up Swimming.   (>n It come.
Nnn a bright crown upon It. And
OnfTor Wllh a rush, with n roar,
And Its claws elulehln' al you. Out
they go al the sides, lhe claws do.
Nan   The claws of lhe tide,
Gaffer  Singing,   singing.   Ami lho
sen n-roaring afler. fib. II takes them.
They stand out in the river. And It
goes uver t hem. Over thom. Over
tbem.   One roarln' rush.
a   was a   time   when  it   was   nor
considered to be iu good taste to steer
ih.- conversation in the direction >t the
human foot whib* in the presence uf
Chicago ladies, ii would be hardly
correct tu say that the foot was a tender point with ihem. Point is nol
exactly the word. Perhaps area would
be more correct. Hut be that as it
may it was generally understood tliat
Die female foot uf Chicago wns a field
nut open ■•■ discussion, a domain that
must nut he trespassed upon—at least
md in rooms of ordinary   size.
But we have changed ull thai Ai
least Dr. Helen B. Kellogg, of Chicago,
has change.. It for us. Big feet. -<;*ys
Hr. Kellogg—drawing back so that her
auditors miirht drink iu wis.lorn
through the eyes as well as the ears
are an indication of intellect and of
amiability. Cultivate large feel and
the mind will crow automatically. Wear
sandals, go barefuol .ni.t throw school-
books to the dogs. She herself wn*
proud of her big feet. She wished they
were bigger. ' She was glad to think
that the women of Chicago had a reputation for extensive foundations, and
she would urge them to live up tn that
reputation and to improve upon it.
'i'ln- well-known Canadian horseman,
it. .1. MncKenile, recently bought 107
acres of land at Plensanton. Cat. upon
which is located a first-class mile
Hack, where ihe horses owned by tbls
gentleman have been trained the Ust
two winters. The tracn nt Plea.-mton
Is a noted ono. as ll was there that
many of tbe great horses that wore*
raced un lhe Grand Circuit by Hi- Uie
Monroe Salisbury and others were
trained, and while .Mr. MacKenzie has
imi made public bis plans regarding
the plant. It is expected that In* will
equip it with up-to-date buildings Including a commodious grand stand    ii
was only a  few  months ago  that   the
California)! s   s. Bailey bought this
property fur 105,000, and II Is but r-*as
unable  to  suppose   thai   he Obtained   a
fall- protlt iu the recent sub*.
There was an Impromptu race meal
Ing at  Pbiisaulon lasl week, when one
of the ureal trotters from the M e Ken
/.ie stable, Ki Vlvlllo, slipped a heal In
1.151 ami Welcome Boy paced in l.l-i
There  Is  iiu  big  slake given   in  Hn*
entire Ornnd Circuil that oxoltos more
interesl lhan the Merchants and M.inu
faoturars slake that is raced iininmlly
ut (in* nine Ribbon meeting, Detroit
The amount at stake for this Detroit
olaSSlO Is no larger lhan thai given al
many of tin* oilier < I rand circuit meetings,   bill   II   Is   llie   flrsl   rich   event   In
which America's greatest green trailers meet, ami the ability of mosl of
them us race horses Is unknown until
afler this ri        Plainly speaking thr
M. Hi M. Is lhe race from which horae*
men first gal a Hi n tin* year's stake
There are thirty-six horses mimed in
Ihe big event, nnd nearly all tho prominent   leading irulncrs an* represented
with  one  or  moro  SntHoa,      At   Ihls
lime of Iln* year, taking Into consideration all  lhe uncertainties  of training
and racing stake trotters. It would bo
Uko attempting tn find a  noodle In a
straw stack to nld-mpt to pick lho winner.   There are, howovor. u numlier of .
horses entered, that, burring accidents '
uuin race day, nn* known to tie ruprthlo ,
Of racing in Htm* thai has won this bis
event on previous yonrs. i
Miss Constance Winifred Honey, to
whom the national art scholarship of
A ustt alln hns Just been uwarded, Is
the second woman hi tho history of
thnt country who hns won Ihls prlxo.
The scholarship enables the winner lo
11ave)   for   threo  years   through     the
bost-known art schools of ROTOpe,   Interestingly   enough.   Miss   Honey   was
originally trained for Ihe law, bul hav
Ing a loaning towards art, sho worked «
In (ho Melbourne painting school. ,
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. Tons of them aro being caught In
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thirteen and fourteen cents a pound,
Vears ago the fishermen when finding
these   lish   in   smell   ur   huss   nets   used
io throw them on tho Ice ur overboard,
ts tliey had no market value.
Gold of Our British Ancestors
(Dy the Duke of Argyll)
A -leer wns killed in the Ailirntuiui'ks
last full, the hunter having mistaken it
for his guide.
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Wroe. 0*., I'M., VssMsrur.
Those of our ancestors who were
culled Kelts or Celts, und who lived
in Brittany, Cornwall, Ireland, Wales,
und part of Scotland, were just as much
lovers of gold us we ure. It was not
because they required so many comforts as we do. They were content
with one story for a house, und that
was usually below ground, often carved
out of the side of a hill.
They nad little knowledge of any
kind of money, but they valued the
gold for ornaments.
They decorated their horses with
thin beat en plates of gold placed in
front of the animal's chest, hut the
metal was so scarce thai It wus only
a great chief who could afford such
decorutlon for tho team whlcb drew his
chariot, or for tho war-horse whereon he charged his enemies.
li seems tu he iiniurul fnr all man-
Kind tn love this mysterious product
of the chemistry of nature, which no
man can Imitate, am] which nn othor
substance can  corrode or destiny  nr
alter.     Whence    II     cuiiies     Is    often    11
mystery, und no une enn bo sure nf
tracing the bod-rock which musi exist; the river sands fm* Ihiii.Iiv.Ih uf
miles may cnntaln particles ot lho
Shining   nre,   ami   yd   glvo   no   f\iu-   lu
thn veins froni which I bos.* shining
alums have trickled.
'I'lie   pa I lent    Chinese laborer   may
obtain  tlu* value of ai b-asi  a  dollar
a day Hutu tlie sands i.r such rivers
as lhe I'ranei* or Columbia, where theso
groat rivers tippriiach tlio sea. Itul
whence do tllOSO grains of guld entile?
II Is (be same lu ihe waters nf the
Saskatchewan, the northern river lhal
(tows frum the Rocky Mountains Into
Lake Winnipeg and no ou Into James
Hay there also Industrious washing
Will give the precious grains which
may .-nine frum the mountains often
Is or eight hundred miles away, ur
iioie, and yet in tliuse mountains the
parent strata havo not been found,
The veins Which have been revealed
in lhe prospector arc not such that the
stuff can have lieen torn from Ihem
by the mountain streams, and the
.■ravel of nuggets that has been discovered in a few places is not situated
where the present rivulets or torrents
COUld shear away particles of these
solid  lumps.
Tbe two metals which are most like
to gold-—-namely, copper uml iron pyrites—and both found Iu masses, and
both have been used to mix with gold
iu harden it. But uur ancestors used
the pure metal as a rule, because they
could not without difficulty make any
lire hot  enough to fuse tt.
One way Ihey tried to get great heat
was by the gathering together of wood
in vast piles, logs and brushwood alternating in layers. Near this they
gathered seaweed, placing this also In
layers among the wood, unit so got a
heat sufficient to fuse certain stones.
For cementing the loose piled stones
of a wall for defence they employed
such brushwood heaps, setting fire to
them, and letting the molten cement
from lhe fused stones placed ou the
lop of Ihe pyre flow down and flood
Die   tup  and  sides   of   this   loose  wall.
But such methods could not lie employed fnr the gold, which had to be
worked In pits, where the draught
would nut make a furnace strong
enough. Therefore extraction of the
metal by hammering had to be resorted to. The ore was placed in hollows In hard stones, uud  was pounded
with granite or porphyry hand hammers, or basalt blocks, and the Shining grains collected; but the labor was
su great that only the most powerful
then commanding the services of many
serfs or slaves or laborors COUld afford
Por instance, at Invorary iln- children
of ibe glen were told by Iheir parents,
and they In turn told their children.
lhal a treasure was hidden there. Hut
prophecy said li would never be found
save by ilu* hum! uf a stranger. Search
was made by generation after generation uf children. If a badger made a
hide in ihe hillside they believed thai
tin- badger had got hold of ilu* scent,
and ids burrow was dim up, but no
young or old badger ever Issued from
those holes wltb bangles on its neck
or nose. Any rabbit scrape, or even
hen scrape was watched In see if animal   or   bird   bad   1 n   attracted   by
anything shining under the sod or in
the sand.
Then came the days when drainage
was  Introdu I.     Formerly  tho glen
WUS   loo   wet   In   be   Cultivated   except
on dry slopes where water could nol
gather, and a hand plough did all Hi"
necessary furrowing. But now rod-
tiled pipes are pul down In drain off
water from Ratter ground, making ii
possible to how in comparatively levol
There was mie pi cily piece uf grass
land   under a cliff,  which  was  pointed
  .1-* a good pari in plough,   Prom
lh*' precipice nhoM' a (treat rock had
fallen In long-pasl ages, This had lo
be removed. The man al the plough
lull was a stranger, au Kncllshman
lie put a lum ol powder under (he ruck
In  blow  ll   up.     The explosion  followed,
Iln* rock wai-, partly splintered, and
heaved and Ml m its side, t'nder-
neath where li hml been was a gleam
of something, Whal wuh It? Borne
<>r the lost treasure! Three beautiful)
heavy gold bracelets, two of them wiih
cups al  their ends     The  treasure had
been found, ami there was the "Wronger" prophesied—tho englishman.
These brnci'leta were beautifully
wrought: one of (hem had plain cuds
where Ihe wrisl was lipped through,
uml the purpose of the pair wltt Ihe
hollow cups wuh settled by tradition,
which declared Uni no person who had
committed i fault in oldon times could
tie forgiven  unless the cups of mdd III
the a.ip iii the bracelets were tilled
with the tears of the penitent. Then-
Is Jusi mom fm* ibe mine, like the
wrist, to slip In between thcr golden
ends, ami II Is Jusi possible In lhal
way  lo huld each cup under the two
Bracelets Were lhe Ignols, or tlie
saleable form of gold, laketi for payment throughout all Celtic countries.
Sometimes Ignorant   men   who have
found them looked upon the gold as
mere brass, nnd there wus one cuse In
which u number of bracelets thnt were
found In an Island In the Hebrides
wert* forthwith employed as drawer-
handles for an old pine-wood chest of
drawers in a cottuge. A pedlur came
that way und found that the old chest
hud very heavy handles, and gave
fifteen shillings for the drawers, took
them away, und sold them for twenty
pounds sterling each. He never went
buck to that cottago for more, and the
"handles" that were put to his name
by that cottager some time afterward
mny have been brazen, but wero certainly not of high value to the person
he  so despoiled.
These heavy ornaments must have
lieen n burden to a Celtic beauty, und
for 11 WUirlot' lho gold was beaten out
until it was qulto (bin and more port-
able and easily worked. I'atlertis of
all sorts could be punched Itl su as tu
give a good oiTecl in front, Wo can
innmlnc huw groild au uld chief frum
Brittany or Wales or Ireland looked
wiih a shining yellow hand nn his
conical holinot, a broad pinto or gold
bier,  and on   bis   left
inll,■  girl   In   by   Hie
.11    Ills.   I'I
i  long )
■oil Unci
l'l... nt
lluW   of  111.
anil" wn
obtained frum the dye of the croolttal
ur dark lichen moss which grows so
commonly and densely on Ilu- grey
boulder slonos and rocks uf lhe moor-
lands. This clusc-i*liuglng lichen look*
black and dark grey un the rock, hut if
ymi lake II off aud then plunge the
brittle and crumbling fragments of its
illuis intu boiling waier ynu timi thut
a dark sherry color or ainber-cnlored
liquid is produced, aud this when up-
piled in wm nl gives il llie Unt known
as saffron or crochtal in tho Gaelic or
Celtic tongue.
s.. imagine this chief with long red-, with his mantle of yellow,
uud wllh thin golden plates on his
body, standing behind his shield, wilh
Ids bum spear In his bands, bis legs
bare, save for the Roman-like sandals
or leather shoes with open leather lacelike work on their upper sides. Thus
iu his war panoply on his native heath,
with his rough horses behind hhn harnessed to his light open chariot, and
other men leading bis long-haired, wiry
rid Itm puny, lu- must have made a
remarkable appearance.
His home ami his family und his
gold were all often hidden away In
some Islet fortress, to bo reached only
tiy boats. In the midst of some lake,
itself hidden In thick, low oak woods,
Wherever you hear the word "l>>*rry."
as In Londonderry or Darroch, which Is
tin* same thing as Perry, it means oak
woods. The Normans called the flrst
Cells Caledonians, which was their pronunciation nf IColIe Dulne or woodmen,
It was In the woods the, gold was hid
wlu-n it had been wrought intu these
bracelets, und it Is only when these
woods are cut down ur burned that
ilu*   secret   hidhm-places   uf   treasure
ale   found.
often, in Ireland especially, the cupl
ai the bracelet ends were enlarged si
ihat iheir rims ur outside section wen
in shape like a large pointed egg,
Fashions varied in bracelet ends as
tiu-y dn in bonnets. Tho curious thing
is thai ibis form nf ornament is almost
exactly the sume as (he om* familiar
to African natives, ami we must not
assume that all gold found in tlle imrtli
it native gold, on tin* contrary. It
probably came largely from ihe south,
possibly even from Africa.
People do nol give nearly enough
credit to the enterprise of the old
merchants, who traversed continents
ami seas wltb merchandise long before
thero Were newspapers, or posters, oi
oilier advertisements fo herald (he ar*
j rival of Ihelr wares, ll Im quite possible that a bangle round in lbc Ork-
i noy Islands or In Ulstor may have been
I worn by the Queen uf Sliobn, although
we cannot claim hor ut- King Solomon
as Celtic potentates, Merchants ami
others wen- always bringing preeloui
goods to Britain for iin or for oysters
ami other goods wanted by the luxurious southern world.
' Rome would not have taken as much
, pains uh she did to conquer Britain
' had she ma thought It worth her while
ilo do so.    If  Britain  had  been wholly
useless,   no   Norman   general  would
1 have   thought   it   worth   his   while
have  himself  praised  as   Us conqueror.
Qold    which (In* Scottish mint  used
Ilo coin    has been found In Hn- hills o
Lanark nonr Glasgow,   Tlio metal ha
also   been   found   III   little   llllll   tl.lkes   Itl
Sutherland in the far north, whoro
Norwegian Vikings used to hum reindeer in days mil Ion distant   lo be n-.
corded in tholr Norse pooiry.   Bul of
any precious gravel or any precious
j mine we have no accounts. Wo may
'have io wan fur another age of vol-
i.iiiues lu turn up (he hidden hoards.
Meanwhile discoveries of nrt In gold
an* occasionally made,   The late Queen
, \ Ictorlll bad a flue ninaim-iu whicli
[ wus found in l<anoaahlro imt was sent
pis tribute lo hor, fur sin* wuh by title
i Duchess of Lancaster, it Is a fivefold  braci let  uf twlHtcd  gold  chains.
I lUnch of iin* live chains is fastened ami
rofasloned to a twisted clamp of gold,
laud (he live-fold curled loops make a
j very effective ami simple design. It
1 Ih au example of the plain twisted win*.
a line specimen of which made a kiiiiic-
keeper Hear Winchester fall for lu*
caught bis fool In what lu* thoughl
must be n poacher's wire trap In the
path near a rabbit's hole. When he
stooped to pick up the wire. |o nud
behold, til*- ban.] was pulling at a
golden chain, curving and shining, and
is fresh looking as though it had been
put. when* he found it only a few days
), instead of perhaps a thousand
years ago.
In the county of Gloucestershire
there lives a family of weavers who
for generations have manufactured a
cloth known as tbe West of England
cloth, whose fineness of texture and
evenness of surface huve never been
equalled despite thousands of dollars
used for machinery In nn attempt to
duplicate this product. Tbe secret of
this Gloucestershire family has been
well kept, und tbey nre the buyers of
the finest grade of wool that the market is able to produce. Months of
hard tabor and energy is spent in the
manufacture of a hundred yards of the
material, ami competition for its
ownership Is rife among the buyers,
wing to the limited quantity available. All professional billiard players
both in Great Britain, when* their
game demands a higher dogroe of accuracy tliau that ut ih.< United States,
uml lhe American players usually carry along their own (-loth, which is
placed ou the iables before every Important gamo.
Reduced   by   Asthma.   The constant
train of asthma brings the patient lo
i   dreadful  state  nf  hopeless   rxhniis-
I tion.     Karly use should by all means
| be made of the famous In. .1.  D, Kail"
ni*g's    Asthma   Remedy,   Which   more
[lhan any olher nets quickly and sure-
i ly  on  thc   ulr   paHsnttes   and   brings
blessed help and comforl.      No home
where asthma  Ih present  In the leasl
degree should be without  this great
(By s. K.  KIser)
llie liiue, whoil  I   WUH sick   in bed
Aud   pa   stayed   home   with   me   all
1   noticed  thai   bis eyes  were  red,
And everything that he wuuld say
Was suit  atid   Irenibly,  and  he'd stand
Reside me there and  bold  my hand
And look down at me, kind of bad,
And suddenly is seemed as though
He had forgot or didn't know
That  1  had ever acted  had.
And when the doctor came to call,
And looked at me u little while,
Pa  whispered  to  him   In  the hall,
And pretty soon commenced to smile;
And   then   he  got   a   roekin'-chalr
And stayed with  me und stroked my
And  patted  me upon  the cheek,
And when mn brought my broth for me
l'a kissed her, and both seemed to be
Su  happy they  could  hardly speak.
He made up lots of funny  rhymes
And kept the day from seemin' long,
He told me of the high old times
We'd   have   when    1    got   well   and
He drew a lot of pictures, too—
All funny—und, first thing I knew,
Why,  I forgot that I was sick,
And when the doctor cume that night
He said I'd get along all right—
Pa's medicine had done the trick.
I never knew before that day
How good und kind u pu 1 bud;
He seemed to know of every wuy
There wu.** to make a person glad;
He told me of the time when he
Was just a Utile boy like mc
And  sometimes  made  his  pa   complain;
I   almost   wish   I'd   nearly  die
Some other time,  that way; so l
Could  take pu's medicine again,
Do animals think? If you have any
doubt about it a talk wilh William T.
Ilornaday, director of the New York
Zoological Park, will convert you to the
belief thai animals can think and reason just us human helims. though not to
the same degree, And the word of Mr.
Ilornaday is worth something, for he
is an authority on animals, their ways
and   their   life.
(in   the  whole   Mr.   Ilornaday   does
not   describe  the   mental   Operations  of
animals as thinking or reasoning. He
calls it "temperament."   But in- says
thai animals reason, and by lhat he
means ihey thiuk, As in human beings, the range of Intelligence or
reasoning power varies, and he tines
not contend that because ymi can train
an animal (hut animal can Ihlnk.
Not at ull. An animal may be able
to think, hut it won't i.e trained.
There an* human beings yuu can't
train although (bey huve Intelligence,
Just so wiih animals, Mr. Hornnday
"Huw far does the reasoning power
of Ihe animal go?" repeated Mr. Ilornaday iu answer to the question.
"Thai Ih hard tn say. It Is a question
of degree, not of kind. I am convinced
that animals reason the same as men
du; lite same as human beings. You
know there an- human beings who do
nut thiuk and there are lots who do.
It Is the same wllh un limits. Some
think, others don't.
"If animals did not Ihlnk a lot of
them (hat have not lost their pells
would have lost tbem long ago,   Take
(h<<  fox,   for  Instance.    They  live  and
have tholr young In so-called civilised communities in spite of poison, dogs.
1 rafts and marksmen. If tlie fox did
nol think how could it overcome all
these difficulties?   Well.  Ihe wily foX'i, that's all
"Anybody who has made a study of
tin- subject knows Hint animals draw
conclusions from given promises, if
a wild animal finds himself in a Ugh!
hole, if in< is surrounded by human
nnemlos, he musl reason bis way oui
or (llO, llow Often does he get away?
It Ih not always because of tin* ignorance of his pursuer. He must reason
hts wuy out of dlfllCUltlee and he does.
a beaver has been ktmwii deliberately
to cut nir a leg in order to free Itself
from n trap nml escape. Then* Is uo
question uboul ll. foXOS have ,],.ne (lie
same thing. Yd there an* folks who
will suy tlmt anltnuls do not think.'
This brought Mr  Hornaday to tha
point Of deciding which animal had the
most  Intelligence.   II  didn't  lake him
long to mnke his decision,
"To settle that." he said, "you mist
choose between Ihe ehunpansee ami
ttie orang-utan, and It Is hard to n.iy
which, hut I believe the blue ribbon
should go to the chimpanzee. The has Hie nervous temperament. Its mind act! more quickly nnd
tt has ti better memory, ll has a greater range of ideas.  So it would nam to
nie that thc chimpanzee should come
tttsi. wiih the orang-utan nt xt
"Naturally the elephant n.m great
Intelligence and perhaps It should
come third. Thc hour bus remarkable
Intelligence also, and his group is
well up in tiie mental scale by whlcb
animals  are  measured."
Mr. Hornaday's eyes twinkled us he
rcmininseed of animals lie had known.
Visitors to the beautiful zoological gardens in The Bronx have been entertained by the antics of Bnldy, the
chimpanzee. Baldy is one of the features of thc purk, a favorite with sightseers and attendants, lie has been
dressed In all sorts of costumes for
tlie edification and amusement of beholders nnd for his own joy und glory.
"Baldy," said Director Hornadiy,
"Is a different ape when he Is not
dressed compared with when he wears
clothes, Put clothes on him und it
changes his demeanor entirely If he
is not dressed he Is a wild hurum scar-
urn animal, up to every kind of a trick.
He is a clown. Nothing pleases him
more thun to muke visitors Inugh.
And he seldom falls If In* is in the
humor, which usually Is the case.
"Mat drOSS him up and see whut
happens.      He   becomes    Sedate,   docile
and obedient. He will do uhnusi anything you wish. You can tuke him by
ihe hand and he will walk urniiud the
park wilh you. Oh yes, he lias dotiu
It often.
"Nol lung ago they dressed blm lu
ilu- purk uniform, the uul form worn
by  attendants—gray  cloth   with   blue
facings, gold luce cup nnd shoes. They
walked him to my ulliee from the monkey house, Tliere was a rap on tny
ilu../* an.l Baldy came In. He walked
over io my desk and shook hands with
mc He looked intu my face in Hie
inosl human like way and 1 motioned
in a chair for blm tu sit down. He
did. 1 spoke to him und he seemed
to understand tm'.
"When he wns tired silting he got up
und wanderbd around the room, Inspecting tho pictures und looking curiously at the bookcases und the books
in them. Having mnde a survey of
the room he cume buck to my desk.
It was evident from his manner that
he thought he would be going. 1
shook hands with him nnd he went out
lu the most solemn manner,
"Now, when you take his clothes
off nnd turn him loose in his enne lv
Is a clown, a simian volcano."
Throat Becomes Diseased
*   from Neglecting Golds
Then   Catarrh   Sets   in,   Mucous   Drops
Into the Stomach, Coughing, Headaches and   Debility  Follow
That the best method of curing catarrhal disease consists in using Ca-
tarrhozone is now freely admitted.
Catarrhozone is infinitely superior to
cough medicines, tablets, sprays and
emulsions, which for the most part
ure of no practical value except to
ease the cough for the time being.
Often liquid cough remedies contain
opium, morphine and cocaine. With
Catarrhozone ynu take no drugs—
you employ Nature's way—Just Inhale
Catarrhozone*a southing, healing vapor and relief and cure follow
Weak   Throat.   Racking  Cough   Cured
"For five yeara I suffered from a ••-
vere bronchitis. A harsh, dry, racking
cough kept my throat in a raw condition from one year's end to another.
Before going to sleep al night I always had n bad attack, and in the
morning before each breakfast I suffered greatly. My voice was harsh
and raspy, and sometimes I found it
difficult to make myself understood.
Cntarrho/one seemed to soothe and
heal from the first day. It cured me.
and now I wouldn't think of being
without a Catarrhozone Inhaler — it
means life to me."
The above experience is related by
Mr. Alexander P. Savary of Hamilton,
l'a., and proves the effectiveness of
Catarrhozone, which will cure every
cough, cold, bronchial or catarrhal attack. The dollar size of Catarrhozone
contains two months' treatment and is
guaranteed. Smaller size 50c. sample
size. 25c, All dealers, or The Catarrhozone Company, Buffalo, NY., and
Kingston, Canada.
A lively nud entertaining writer has
recently made a picture of tho decline
ami fall of home nnd housekeeping in
the old sense. He—or she—thinks people are getting tired of living in
apartments and buying everything, ofT-
liaiul, In lillle dully driblets from the
market and the grocery, ll Is cleverly
done and H all lends up (o practising
a doctrine to which wc shall come in
u moment. But before that wo extract
u typical passage from his account of
present conditions:
"With tin* bread-making gone nut
of the kitchen to the bakery; with
Bprlng cleaning dune by suction; with
the washboard nnd lye-soup superseded by the steam laundry and oxalic
add; with the garden piled up on the
floor of nn eight-by-ten neighborhood
grocery store; wllh the old spring
house and the brown crocks I runs-
luted Into terms of certification nnd
hermetically sealed bottles; and with
the big house re-expressed as apartments    with    seven -nj I -light- rooms-
a ml-u-nice-broom-closet, housekeeping has bidden fair lo become a system
of small pottering and wasteful shifting of responsibility."
All that is true of many families.
Rut is || true as Die writer goes on to
say thut oul of this condition Iiuh developed u tolerably common, If not
general, desire to get buck to thc
slower, cheaper, more troublesome
ways? Kspcciaiiy is it true that groat
numbers of women want public markets, and would personally us.- litem
if they were proi Ided?   lie is nol alone
lu lhat Idea. There are many (daces
In which a demand for a public mar-
In t is heard, hut where iu n modern
elty given up to new ways do you Dud
any greal disposition a mon:: people
used to nportmcnl life to uu personally to market, carry things home, or
go, attended by a servant to carry a
basket, us used to lie the way in the
best bred und most important famlUes,
an excellent fashion which still lingers
in the South. Th.- change to the old
wuy now would mean taking time utd
trouble, breaking up idle or luxurious
habits   that   have  developed   to   oieei
I the   very   conditions   which   It   ts   uuw
j proposed t*> Ignore.
There are no end of things t.> b«
said theoretically in favor of the public
market and the kind i _ hfe it. ,.*
i tn connote, but t.* restore th.* ;. ■-
alien conditions is no light thing     l
remaking of city  civilisation   is   m-
| plied in the proposition.
"China gave me many i shock;" said
the returned traveller, "bat the -rn.*
that nearly carried me ott was Uf-
mtnlstered in the Puchao dtstrii
in the country I cam** across _ beautiful little lake drained hy a. beautiful
little river. The scenery w:_j marred
somewhat, however by Btgns itocfe m
every few yards at th-; sdgs •:_ -hs
lake. I wondered what th**ir irnpor*
was. and on one of my trips te tils
lake I took a missionary along to translate. 'Oh. that,' said he. "There are
not many of them left in ..his diatrmr.
That is a warning that "Q_rls must nor
he drowned in this lake."" Someno**
1 could never admire my beautiful Itiki-
so much after that, althoogtl mayhf
I  ought  to have admired  it  more.''
No surgical operation is necessary in
removing corns if Bolloway*s Corn
Cure be  used.
"I wish to gel three pounds   if   nM
ter," she said.
"Roll butter, ma'am?" the tndi doa
In charge of the butter irM cheese
stall asked politely.
"Nn" answered th*> .th ipper pr. mpt-
ly, "we wish to eat it on toa_t we
seldom have rolls.1"
It Eases Pain.   Ask any druggist er
dealer in medicines wl - most
popular of the medicinal oils for pains
in the Julius, in the muscles or aarvss
or for neurailgla and rheumatism,  ud
he win tell you thai Dr. Thomas' £<•-
lecttio Oil is in greater demand
nny other.     Th   :■ tson f*.r (hr." . -
It  possesses greater healing qos  i
thnn any other oil.
CTIIMr*nni*aic in**.!•*• TiiKimir.s
5T0PS COUGHS rKicb.» cut, ii
Mwing to so much unf.ivotahle weather, many fnrmers over Western
Cnnada have unthered at least part of their crop touched by f.'oit Bt
otherwise waier damaged. However, Ibrough the lti. ■■ shortage In
corn, mils, hurley, fodder, potatoes ami vegetables, by the unusual beet
and drought of l.-t summer In thu t'nlte.l Stales, Butern <'an ad a and
Western BuropSi then* Is F-fOtni to be a Steady demand at good prtc#»
for alt tin* grain Western < inada hay raised, no mutter what tin quilt]
may be.
Ho much variety In q .dlty makes It Impossible fur those less «s-
pcrii-nccd to Judge tin* full value thut should be obtained for such grain,
'■.i-i  ■■ .  r ll i more In need of the services of the
experienced nnd reliable run commlsHlon man to set for htm, la the
looking after selling of  hit  grain,  than he does thl isenion.
i'lirinurs, you will il erefore do well for yourselves nut to accept
street or track prices, bit to ship your grain by carload direct to Fort
William or Tort Arthur to he nnndled by us In a way that will get
for yuu all thore Is In It. We make liberal advances when desired, on
receipt of shipping bills for QUI shipped. We never buy your grain on
our own account, but nrt ss your agents in selling lt to the best advantage fur ynur account, ind wc do so on a flxed commission of 1c. per
Wc havu made a -specialty of this work fur many years, and are
well known over Western Cam.da for our experience In the grain trade.
reliability, careful attc itlon to our customers' interests, nnd promptness
In inukng settlements.
We Invite farmon* who have not yet employed us to write to us for
shipping Instructions nntl market Information, and In regard to our
standing In tbo Wlnt ipeg Ornln Trade, and our financial position, we
bott to refer you tu tl o Union Hank of Cnnndn. and any of Its branches,
also  to  the cnmmerlnl  agencies   of Uradstreets nnd R. 0, Dun ft Co.
Stupendous, Wonderful
Sale Starts July 3rd
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THE most sensational sale of modern times. Our entire stock amounting to about $15000
worth of practically new goods to be sold out in the next Thirty Days. Positively going out
of business. Everything for sale, nothing held back. It's not a reduction sale, or a clearing out of
old stock, but a goodbye to everything; and such bargains, such values. You will be surprised
what a lot you can get for a little money, and as this is the final sale it will be impossible to charge
change or send goods on approval.
HELP—It will be impossible to get help to wait on you properly, but we hope you won't mind when you get
such bargains, and besides we have marked all goods in plain figures. Just look around, select what you want, and
we will gladly take your money for it. THE GILBERT CO.
Such Dainty, Nifty, Artistic, Fluffy, White Underwear, has
never been offered at such ridiculously low prices. Wo
realize its not fnir to the other merchants, but they will
benefit when we are gone, for wo have cut prices something
Wash Goods
Wash Goods means goods that
will wash and we positively guarantee every yard of goods wo sell
to wash perfectly. We have some
lovely goods to be sacrificed.
_ephei-8,Diininity, Gingham, Muslins, I'pps, Foulards, Prints, etc
Perrins GloVos, that's
till that is necessary to
say. Sixteon button,
black or white, $1.50
per pair, tan $2.(10.
Lisle Gloves, nearly all
colors 25c a pair. Silk
double finger tips regular 75c for 35c a pair.
Any Kid (Move up to
$1.75 a pair for only
$1.00 a pair
Stylish Corsets
A great many of you
know what a perfect
fitting, splendidly tailored, Stylish Corset we
have been selling. Its
your lasl chance tn get
this style, and please
note tliere is a great
saving iu prices.
75c Corsets for
2.5c a pair
Shop Karly and
get first choice
of the money
saving opportunities.
Oh You Men
Take notice we have something
interesting for ymi. Shirts worth
up tn for .".lie Tics worth
up to Hie for 15c Straw hats up
tu $:'..(Hi for 75c, Felt hats worth
up to $3.."ill your choice $1.00. I'll-
derwear worth a $1 for COc. Socks
2 pair 25c. 8uBpondors26cii pair.
Hdkfs 3 for 25, and it will be well
to lay in a good supply too.
Ladies' Tailor Made Costumes
This will no doubt be one of the most interesting departments, for we certainly have a lovely lot of Suits, no two
alike, and the prices, really you can't buy the goods tor
what we are asking for the lust tailored garments in Canada, and our separate skirts are just as low in prices.
You will get thein cheaper than we did. Long Coats,
Rain Coats, in fact everything has to be sold, so you can
see why they are so cheap.
With such an immense stock to sell,
article, but just to give you an idea of
the follow
we cannot quote prices on every
the extraordinarily low prices, read
ing list.
**• Spools CoatcH best thread for
2 Papers famous 300 pins for
15c Best English and Scotch prints
25c Flannelette, colored or while
50b Very line table linen
10c Pearl back color buttons,
20c Mon's Ix-st four ply linen colors only
40c and 25c Men's four in hand ties
25c Men's and hoy's socks
75c nnd Zimmorknit underwear
25c White curtain poles and trimmings
li for
25e llrass extension rods
3 for 25c
$3.5ii Bissels Grand Rapids Carpel Sweeper $2.50
50o Ladies' Pen-Angle knit-to-shapc stockings 25c
10c Nugget or Stayon shoe polish - 5c
75c Window shades, green only - 35c
10c Hair nets, large si/.e and durable, (5 for 25c
$5,011 Shoes, only a few pairs left, per pair $2.00
2'ic Beauty Pins and Brooches - 10c
25c Hair Ribbons, por yard -       -       10c
5c Box hair pins - , 2 boxes 5c
Phone 150
Chilliwack, B. C.
IT WILL PAY YOU to buy goods enough to last you six months, Don't wait thinking thoy will be cheaper
for usually the nicest and best goods aro selected first. Select what vou want and if you have'nt the money, just
pay a deposit and we will keep them for you. REMEMBER SALE STARTS .JULY 3rd, everything must be
sold, and its
The Gilbert Co. CIUL-IWACK  FREE   1'KKSS
Cough Syrup, Tablets and Sprays Sicken the Stomach  But Don't Reach
the Germs of Catarrh—Hence
Their Failure to Help
To cure nn ailment in tho throat or
chest, to ruut out Catarrh or Asthma,
il Is essential that the medicine be
conveyed direct to tbe affected parts.
This is why no til ber remedy has
achieved such world-wide success as
Catarrhozone, which alone can be
breathed In one second to every alt*
cell In the breathing organs, The
healing vapors nt* Catarrhoaone mix
with the breath and descend through
the throat, down lh<- bronchial lubes,
to the deepest air cells In the lungs-
all porta an- saturated with the rich
plney essences that ease, heal and
Calarrhosono lias entirely displaced
the old-fashioned remedies, such as
cough mi tips, sprays, tablets and so-
dal iv. powdors, n contains none of
iii.- opium, chloral nn.l drowsy narcotics -" commonly found In liquid
cough .'".I catarrhnl remedies.
Couldn't   Bresths—"Ostsrrhoxone"
"No one ever QontrSOted a more obit in.ilo attack of catarrh than I
Suffered fl month ago," wntos Mr. G.
E. Root, a well-known resident of
Bridgetown, W.I. "My head ached
tern le.,illy, I Bnoe/ed about every
three minutes, but still my nostrils
were entirely closed and I couldn't
breathe   through   them.     Ten   minutes
Inhaling Cstsrrhozone gsve me a little
relief. SO I continued to titm Cat.nrh-
o_oiio every hour, and before the dny
wns out I had improved. Cit.irrh*
ozone ({uickly cured me. I a-n well
evor 5.nee."
tiiiii* in no romody bo certain and
saf<> as Catarrhojaono, but being a
good remedy it Is Imitated, Beware of
tho suhsllttitor. f-orgo Catarrhosom
lasts two months, price $1.00; smaller
sizes 25C. and 60c. All reliable deal
era br Uu* Catarrhosone Co., Buffalo,
N.V.. and Kingston, Canada.
Bj the m-w telephone cable which is
labl across tho Channel, connection
can now be mado from London to
Switzerland in a practical way for the
flrsl lime, so that conversations »
l.e held between London and Geneva
by w.iv of Paris and Lyons nnd between London and Basel by way
Paris and Belfort.
Argi ntlna's mosl notable natural
phenomenon, the famous "Pledra Mov
ediza," or oscillating rock, near Tan-
dtl, has fallen down. The huge rock
lay upon another rock near the edge
of u cliff. It swung to and fro on
being touched by the hand, but the
fiercest hurricane had been unable to
dislodge it. The cause of Its collapse
after so many hundreds of years Is n
A picturesquely patriarchal figure,
who attracted the attention uf thousands of visitors to the "Passion Play"
of 1910, has Just died al oberammer-
gau, aged ninety-three. Ills name whs
Ledermann, and he was the oldest inhabitant ..f the village, lie began acting In the "Passion I'lay" in 1826, at
the age of six, and continued to appear regularly thereafter at each decennial performance.
The coffee tree in the vnlley of the
Amazon yields fuur limes as much
fruit an in Mexico. But it Is not a
native. It was introduced from Africa.
ln 18-0 Brazil exported thirteen sacks
tif coffee; hist year she exported more
tban 12,000,000 sacks.
Nicolas Koptolos, bootblack and
speculator, believed in-nelther God nor
the devil. Uut he hiid implicit faith
In the sure things and straight tips
of Mr, Peter Jackson, colored.
Therefore, when late one evening
Mr. Peter Jackson turned from Pacific
street Into Kearny and crossed diagonally over to Koptolos' stand, Nicolas got down quickly and hurried out
to meet him. But not till Mr. Peter
Jackson was safe in the privacy of thc
stand, seated comfortably In one of the
imitation red-leather chairs wilh Nicolas bending forward eagerly ln the
other, did he begin. Even then he
leaned close to Koplolos ami almost
Ii wus a sure tiling; absolutely, Indisputably sure. Tbe man who didn't
see It was a fool, The man who saw
il and didn't follow it up was - Mr.
Jackson's vocabulary was al ul) limes
forceful; now It was volcanic, Nicolas
Kopioios list. i, fosotnated. An eager
glitter camo gradually Into his eyes,
and be bent still farlber forward, listening with ovory muscle of his face.
I'ot- (ifloon minutes .Im kson talked
rapidly, dangling tho tip before Kopioios as one does ii place of moal boforo n hungry dog,
"Bul   how  muoh   up,  how  muoh!"
.'■led Koptolos, oxcltodly, as Jackson
paused ai lasl for n m nt. Jackson's smile would havo boon almost fl
.lis,I.-Infill  mi,',   ||'  Ills  (hick  bbick   lips
eould have CUI'lod Willi till* I liutlt lOW
and   accepted   curl.     "Twenty   dollars,'
ho answered shortly.
"Twon-ly    dollars/1    gasped    Koplo
Ins. "whoro, where "
"Now, se.* here,"   Interrupted  Jack
Son, "1 didn'l conic over lo pass time
1 come 'cause I thought you knew i
good thing when yon seen it.   Why
all the others at the very last moment.
Not till the big brass bands of the
clock of the Hall of Justice pointed to
a quarter after ton did Koptolos get
wearily down from his chair and close
tlie stand for the night. Turning his
back on the noise and lights, he walked
slowly off up Kearny street. With
every step lhe chances of raising any
money before the morning grow loss
and loss while the pile that would be
his if ho only eould do It grew larger
and larger.
Sullen nnd disgusted with the whole
scheme of things, Nicolas Koptolos at
last stootl before his own front door
and gazed out angrily over lho moonlit bay. Below, the bill yawned black
where great masses of stone hnd been
quarried out. Now and then a small
rock loosened and went (bumping
down, dragging others with il to tha
street beneath. ttero and there a
light showed among the tangle of
masts lying close iu along the dark,
descried plot's. With bis elbows on
the railing thai keeps tin* Inhabitants
from falling over tlic bluff into the
quarrlos bolow, Nicolas Koptolos
lea I, cursing ihe world ami everything in ll. Why wore things not
fairly divided'.' Why did some have
ail the' good luekv Merit? rot. For
mi. e to j.;,.i ji (-hauce thrown at you,
to see the gold, io actually see it, ami
then   to   lose   il!       KoptOlOB   shook   ids
I  head angrily, uud  stood  up straight.
'j Willi au luipuileiil shrug ho turned
away, Jus! as a group of little llshing-
■ j boats, their square In-own sails full set,
rounded a curve higher up the shore,
and came slowly down Uie bay. Nicolas stood as be was, head half turned,
and stared, The next moment he
running, stumbling down thc steep
ping  his  voice  to
"There's  only  thr
Firefly can'l miss
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It's  a   chance  ot  a   lifetime,   man,   a! bill toward tho nearest car.     "Of all
chance In a lifetime," he went on, drop-   lhe   tools,"   he   kept   muttering,   "why
mt excited whisper. I didn'l  i, oh, why didn't I, think of it
■e  of   us   in   on   it.
i.   What yer look-in"
demanded,  angrily,
■'This ain't any little one-dollar racket.
Twenty At* nothin'.   Take it or leave it,"
he added, as if the decision made no
difference either way.
"Uut I can'l. I can't." began Kop-
tolos, weakly.
Jackson got down from the chair,
standing hefore the little framed look-
Ing-class, he adjusted the sagging pink
aud green striped sweater round his
short, fat neck. Then be came buck,
and looking up at Koptolos, said slowly, while he emphasized each word
With a thump on the red-leather chair.
"If you ain't lookln' for money, ferglt
what I just tu!' yer. Uut if y'are
rustle up twenty before twelve o'clock
tomorrow.   See?   So long."
And Peter Jackson went off down
Kearny street whistling merrily.    Ap
Perhaps il was too lute. Perhaps
ev.-n now Qoorgo Dectmos1 bout was
out there with the rest. Then Nicolas wuuld wail, .sitting alone on the
cold, damp beach, till the boats came
back in the early morning. George
Declmos must have money. If he would
lend twenty dollars, just four miserable little gold pieces, he should have
il all back in a few hours. It was
an absolutely sure thing. Besides De-
clmos an J Koptolos came from the
same town in southern Greece and
that ought to make some difference.
But Koptolos knew Declmos' reputation among the other Greeks in the
city—harder than a Turk and stingier
lhan a Jew. Alone in his little cabin
he worked, week in, week out, and no
one knew just bow much money he
had.     Still	
Koptolos' heart thumped against his
parently the Inst view he had uf Kop- | rU)8 when ,lt  •--.,_ he stood  knocking
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tolos, huddled down in the depths of
the red-leather chair, arms folded,
sunk forward, gave him no uneasiness,
lie had seen something very like It
before. The sight had taught him this:
if Nicolas Koptolos bad one friend
froin wlmm he could borrow, or one
thing pawnable or salable, tlmt twenty
dollars would be ready the next day.
Then half would go on Firefly; half
into Jackson's pocket. If Firefly won.
Koptolos would mala* something anyway. If she didn't Jackson would stay
away for a few days. Koptolos was
such  "an  easy  thing."
Left alone. Koptolos sat and thought
and thought. All around him the
night life of the place was getting into
full swing. The tides of human passion that run strong along the shores
of Barbery Const were fast washing
the wrecks to the surface. .Night after night they come up—old men,
| young men, white men, fnt, greasy
black men; slouching figures in clothes
worn yellow-green by ago; erect flg-
i ores whose blue coats and brass but-
' tons marked them OS defenders of our
national honor, if not of their* own;
dark-bearded sailors from foreign ships
I lu port, impossible names printed on
| the   bands   of   their   impossible   little
Cars whizzed by. their jangling bells
for a moment interrupting the tinkling
pianos ami wheeling graphophones of
\ tho dance-halls nnd saloons. The
sound of laughter, clinking glass, and
the shullle of heavy feet came up from
the basements and echoed from behind
swinging doors.      The air was  thick
, Willi Ihe odor of tlie quarter: dirt,
Chinatown, am! humanity.
|   Hut Nicolas Koptolos neither saw nor
heard, Hefore him six horses strained
ami  flashed  in the sunlight.      Il  was
(so t|tilet he could hear the beat uf
their llylng hooves, as round the long
oval Ihey went, thc day's favorite always a little, just a null*, iii advance. Now ibey were half wuy
round, Sudd only the third horse gained a  lillle;   then a  Utile more.    Now
iit was oven with the first. Now n
was ahead. Not one of ihe thousands
watching dared to breathe, Thus in a
perfe.-t silence Firefly covered the lasl
lengths, and won it  by a  ims.-.      Tin*
at Declmos' door. Luck was his for
once. With the second knock a chair
grated in the room beyond, footsteps
sounded, the door opened, and Declmos
stood on the threshold, a sputtering
tallow candle in one band.
Ten minutes later the door opened
again. Koptolos came uut and Declmos followed With a lantern. For
a few yards neither spoke. Then as
Declmos knelt to untie the rope that
fastened his boat to the wharf. Kop
tolos broke out, talking rapidly. De
clmos went on untying t lie* boat as if
he weie alone.
"But I tell you," screamed Koptolos
at last, "it's as sure as the sun. She
can't luse. Can't you believe mc?
Would I lie? Do you think I want to
lose your money? Just twenty dollars," he went on, a pleading whine
creeping into his voice. "It's only till
tomorrow night. I'll give It all back
and more "
Declmos stood up, the loose em! of
the rope in his hands. With u voice
as cold and Impersonal as lhe light
In his bard black eyes, he said, slowly.
"I have told you many limes, but I
tell you again, to talk thus Is to waste
the time. I believe not In your sure
tilings, To lend you twenty dollars
Is lo give it to you. I have no money
io give away- *—"
"llul man of God." cried Koptolos.
his voice cracking with disappointment and ran;*'. "I swear to you I will
give !t •*'
"Enough," replied Decimos. "Do
you think I am a child? I tell you
again; If you have something lhal Is
worth twenty dollars, give it to me.
and I will lend ymi Die money. If not,
then never shall you have one cent";
and   for  the  tlrst   time his  voice  rose
angrily, echoing loudly on tlie silent
Koplolos' spirit was broken. "Give
you something," he echoed, sadly; "In
lliis whole damn world I hnve only a
wife mid four kids."
Declmos stood stock still and looked
narrowly al Koptolos. A cunning look
flashed for a moment into bis eyes, but
Nicolas, gazing out over Hie black
waier of the bay, did not see it. De
clmos thoughl rapidly. II was i
■ hauce in a hundred.      For months b
i big grandstand rocked and swayed as,
the dense crowd stampod nnd shouted.\nnA boon looking for just such n boy
I .Men who had lost their month's money \M twolvo-year-old Slofano Koptolos;
forgol II for a moment.   Then through Pno vvl1" WM strong, who could work.
the crowd    before tho    bookmaker's wh M BP°ak tho Knglish he him-
island.   Peter Jackson  pushed  his way.  "W ■■■"■ novop ■"',n aWo ,n H'"rn*    To
I Well-dressed men and women crowded I ■■■■'■' n l,l,,n COSl  too much; a boy wa*
lose and spoke to him. as he raked
the pile of cold pieces off the eoiinler
Into the llttlo canvas sack.
And half of It was bis, bis. Nicolas
Koplolos'. Nleobm sighed a hlg sigh
of  utter contonlmont.    The  physical
elYoil brought him back to the present.
The crowd and the horses and the gold
vanished,  ami   Koptolos  awoke  lo  llm
realisation  that  In  this whole  wide
world he possessed nol live dollars'
Worth of salable property.
"Nothing, absolutely nothing," ho
muttered to himsolf, shrugging his
shoulders, hopelessly; "not one thing
In this whole damn world bul a wife
and four kids." And sllll he sat,
thinking, trying tn find a way. Over
and over his short list of friends hn
wenl. Two or three could havo dono
It, but Nicolas knew better than to
ask them. Tbey had lent on other
sure things. Not things like Firefly,
Of course. Firefly simply couldn't lose,
while something had gone wrong with1
irlaln.      Hut to buy    one-twenty
dollars was cheap.
"Ves." repeated Koptolos, bitterly, as
bis gaze came bnck to Declmos, "nothing—In the whole world—but a wife
- ami four kids, and (hev won't bring
"one will," replied Declmos, quietly.
Koptolos stared. Then It dawned
on lilin thnt Declmos was daring to
make fun of bis poverty. "One," he
screamed, shaking bis fist in Declmos"
face,   "I'd glvo fhe lot for twenty "
For Infants and Children.
Ths Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the
Slguuturo of
"Twenty for Stefano."
Koptolos' mouth opened, and be
gazed as if the oilier was going mad
before his eyes. Theu Dsclmos hurried on, "I need a boy. No longer
■ I ilo the work by myself. I have
the money, l want a boy. You have
the boy. Vou want the money. Bring
Stefano in the morning—your twenty
will be ready. It is very simple, that
Do  "
Done," cried Koptolos. The vision
of Firefly Mashed before him.
Koptolos slept little that -light.
About two o'clock the baby awoke, and
Mrs. Koptolos, treading softly not to
disturb him, began to walk tbe floor
With it. Gradually the soft, even tread
beat itself into his consciousness to tho
words "Firefly—sold him, Firefly—sold
him." "Kohl him, sold him." ticked tho
alarm-clock, wilh its loud, olllcious
tick, like a pompous judge condemning
him. "Sure thing, sure thing," buzzed
ii big bluebottle fly somewhere In the
darkness above him. Now Jackson
io, the Utile sack all knobby with
gold pleoes,     Now a white face 'under
tangled mat of black hair peered oul
t him I mm behind a barred window
ml grinned, H was tho face he bad
soon behind ihe bars of the branch jail
only the day before. Nol till the
.'racks In thc green wludow-lillnds bo-
jail to turn gray did Ko to pi 08 fall
isloop, 'I'bo Flrctly turned Into a big
bluebottle ily. and crawled slowly
round the racing course, while lhe man
behind  Ibe  bars slood  lu   tin-   judges'
Stand and 11 1 her Willi a big. nickel
Oul in ih.- morning, with tho bluest
ol" Mn.- skies above him, ami (he sparkling, sim-kisscd bay below, wilh Stefano iu bis brown overalls and cup on
hack of his black curls, and all the
noises of a busy morning around him,
Koptolos1 fears of the night before
flickered lower, lower, and then went
out, What a fool Ih* had been. No one
would ever know of his arrangement
with Decimos, Hy live, or by six at the
latest, half the fat canvas sack would
be bis. Then, If anything was found
OUt, ho would give the money back to
Declmos, who would bo only too glad
to get it. Koptolos swung along cheerfully. A fresh, salty breeze blew from
the bay, and the Incoming tide splashed softly against the wharf. Already
barefooted buys were busy fishing from
the end of tlie pier, and Stefano, his
brown eyes wide with admiration,
walked backward watching them.
Koptolos left him watching and went
Into the cabin to see Decimos alone.
When he came out. the four gold pieces
were jingling In his pocket, and Stefano
was still watching the barefooted
lt war fully nine before Nicolas Koptolos took down the front boards of the
stand. Then he dusted the two chairs,
polished the cracked brass binding on
the single step to the street, stirred up
tlie blacking, and began walking up and
tlown beforo the stand, waiting for
Jackson. A little nfter eleven the
thick-set figure turngpl into Kearny
street, and once more Koptolos hurried
out to meet him. Once more Peter
Jackson went off down Kearny street
whistling merrily.
Slowly the afternoon dragged itself
ont. One o'clock, and the odor of frying meat and boiling coffee from the
chop-houses and lunch-counters began
to wear away. By two every seat in
the sunny plaza below was filled, every
inch on the warm stone coping wus
taken. Doting Chinese grandfathers
walked slowly up and down In tho sun.
marvellous little bundles of color toddling beside them. By three Nicolas
knew ihat the races were well under
way. Soon il would be Firefly's turn.
Three-thirty— perhaps she wns running now. Four—it was over. Jackson had swept the gold pieces into thc
little canvas sack. There tliey were
safe ln his pocket. Four-thirty—the
races were ovor. The crowds were
cum ing back, lu a few minutes the
boys would begin their sharp staccato
calls: "Post. Bulletin, latest edition
evening papers." No, he wouldn't buy
one. He would wait till Jackson came.
ll could only be a few minutes now.
And so he wailed.
Six. The cars crawled by, crowded
lo the lowest step with laborers bound
for tlieir homes hi North Beach. Seven,
Half-past. Eight, Half-past elght-
and still Koptolos sat wailing for Jackson, the two lamps above the red-
leather chairs unllghted,
From time to time obi Isaac Stern-
helm, the bent litlle tailor across the
street, put down the coat ho was patching, and peered .ver his spectacles at
the dark stand. Once he came to the
jloor and started to cross, but changed
bis mind and went back.
Nine.    At   lasl   Koptolos   understood.
A sure thing!   Muttering angrily ami
shaking his head, he got down from
the chair and went down the Harbary
Com! to look for Jackson.
All nighl lhe stand slood op.-n. Ihu
early lu ibe momltlB a man came and
closed it .imt under the padlock he
pinned   a   notlco,    As  soon   as   be  Iind
gone, old Ismi  Sternhelm cams hob*
bllng across tho stroot, and read;
"i Hosed on account of death."
Nb-olas Koplolos, bootblack and
Speculator, at   last   had one sure thing.
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It Is sliiiai.d on high ground overlooking ihe town, and to say lhe lensl,
prisoners should have a very comfortable time. Bach has his own cell,
with   hammock  bed,  washing   ulcus iis
ami a table for i ks,     Tlu* cells are
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radiators, Tin- authorities have not
forgotten Ihe spiritual needs or their
hotels. The consideration of the Ministry of Justice for the welfare of tho
prisoners Is seen by an electric hell
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the detained, if he be taken suddenly
Hi, can communicate with the guard.
Dcsplto   tho   reactionary   measures
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Writ* today for our •pacification booklet.
The Manitoba Gypsum Co., Ltd.
_«_w__ss _s_ _sa <_s-s_s_i:-S-S-S-sa
Parson's Store
Clothing and  Furnishings ]
CHILLIWACK FREE PRESS     Tlio Huntingdon Men-untile Cum-  *+************•:•**•*******•>**•>
pnny has enlovod intu an agreement  *
Fisrmi'ily (Tils- Now Km.I
I'liiiiiii mul published ovory TliurMlny Irom it-
..ill.i.. w'ostmliislorSlrool,Olillllwnck.
Siiiis.-i'iisiii.n isti.-.. ii.oii iht yeiir in iitlviiuco lo nil
|]..llllsin llnllsli Kmisiro :  Is. Ullilt'sl SliiU-s*!.;,!,.
Disisiiiv mlvertlsliisx«minis, known sssi msisii
I'iili.ui In Ills' Uilllltatior.
Clnssillcd iiuvortisoinentB, I cont por w.srsl onol.
insi-i'tiiili. sjuyillile in iitlviusei'.
Display ndvcrtlssors will pleasje r.-itit'tisiser tlmt
In Insure u clinnRo, s-osjy musi h.< in n,.t later limn
Wednefidnv mumim:.
C, A. UAR1IRH. Publisher nnd Proprietor.
willi Un' Fanner's lnstlUite,whoreby J
all members uf the Instiliito may J*
pun-huso tlieir supplies uf food at $
prices which will obviate tins neees- %
sity ul co-operative buying on the If
part uf tlic members,
I Hart Block
Chilliwack i
Who wants 160 acres
of Fine Land?
within five miles of new railroad, where the
adjoining land is h.-l.l nt from $l"> to$"_ii por
acre now, uml will be double that pi-ice inside
of three years. Wo have located a trad nf
over Hi,(i'ni acres, covered with willow, poplar
ami pine, with occasional patches of open
country. Get full information ahout this from
our nllicc. This land will nil he taken early
this Spring, so hurry. Call at our office this
Chilliwack Land and Development Co. Ltd.
Box  109 Phone ITS Chilliwack, B.C.
if you have any Cedar Poles for
side, cut lasl Fall or Wintor, pleaso com-
mtinicato with Mr. Beer, Light & Power
Dept. re dimensions and specifications
etc.  ill once.
B. C. Electric Ry. Co. Ltd.
*ill   I.-i.bill*   ..I   lh.'   Municipality   ol
Clltlliwl k isir hereby (riven a..ii.-.' iluil
nil ('llllll.llllll 'I'lii-ll. -   illl.l    lllll.l.a'ks   ill
ll..  Muni. i|.nlny i..n-i
1. I'M:-, s.r sl-..  ilir ('  will  Imve
Ilu III rill   Illl" 1  llir   <•>-!    . ...,,_* .1    .I'.'.lill-I
Iln- |'i.'|- lis,.
11} nnil i ..i ihi' (',
Clul". W. W, 1,1,  C III'.
ChilliwacK   College   of
l'Mii,i|,i,l     Tin... .1. Ill n..v. I. A 11. Ii..l. ... :.l| I....IH lies ..I  ..i..-ii-   .,.,1   in
.I....I...II    l.'.S.I, .' li.ll. IS,  III.- U.i,;ll
ll .i.l.'lss, ..I M..-S.' ..U.I III.- Il..,,.l .'..lls'Is- ...
Mi.-i.. I...SS.I..H. hlsrlsslisl.
I. Mils ,.. r.i.ll ll —W. iMl'.tll.' SSS ISslS.SII.'.'
r .i n.., m i'ii..ii.' v iss-
('   uinl    rtiuisl—(iiv   Transfer      Cliilliwnck Kail (lull's in.'Si'pli'lli
c.., pi in. bor I'i I.. Jl.
'I'll s'Siuih: I'lili.'isiii.  any  nOtllillK, illl   IKitlltlisc
bis hotnlntr.
To those who have tin* interests
of the city anil thc consideration of
tha expenditure of lame sums of
money at, heart, thc attendance al
the public moating un Monday tu
dlseuss the Waterworks Purchase
By-law. was a disappointment.
There was a very noticeable shortage of cltizons wbo have large interests at stake. lt is possible
ol course that those mon are satis-
lieil with tlie proposition presented,
and willing to allow the Council lu
grapple with tbc situation, but :i
live interest, shown al leasl by an
attendance at a discussion uf su
Important a mailer as the invosting
uf 81!I0,(KK.I in a W'.'iterweilissystem,
should be forthcoming. A live
community interest, and a better
disposition to pull together for the
best interests of ibe place, would be
increased thereby. The responsibility falls un all citizens alike, anil
a shirking uf Ibal responsibility will
have but 0110effect and lliatetTeet will
certainly nol advance tl ity along
progressive and sale Ikies, The
indifferent and the "Knocker" go
hand in hand, and a majority of
theso iu a town will produce a
dead mie. Devastation frum Hoods,
earthquakes, and kindred calamities, is pushed aside ami prosperity
encouraged nud new cities roared
by civic pride and au indomitable
enthusiasm, but thcic qualities seem
powerless Iss move towns which are
kepi dead by a shirking uf responsibility, indifference, nnd wol blankets,
a «
Tlio following excerpt taken from
tbo Princeton Star sizes up tho
credit business as regards n certain
olnss of shorl term residents, ami
envoi's the local situation sn well thai
we reproduce ii.
"Instances are not infrequent of
the exploitations of adventurers wins
Inking advantage uf lb.' fuel that
they aio strangers in town and their
dishonest characters unknown run
accounts with all ami sundry wbu
Cam lo give Ihem credit, The usual
course pursued by these rogues is fo
impress Ihe victim with Ihe legitimacy of tbeir purpn-e nf business
and tben by smooth deception play
upun their charity and request either
a cash loan or goods, it may always lie taken as a eorrool inference
that the oerson who is nol particular
in purchasing is not particular in
paying and the one who is profuse
with promises to pay, but does nul,
is as a rule meditating osoapo from
ajust obligation. The credit system
is bad in that it affords dishonest
persons an easy wny to obtain possession, remove credit nnd nine-tenths
of the worry nnd litigation prevalent
trill disappear. In olden days a
debtor weut to prison, nowadays ho
merely noes lo nnothor country,
Princeton has had some recent oxporienco with fugitive frauds and
others who hnvo not reached tb,.
fugitive stale but manifest n |X»i-
liive dislike for   paying nu honest
bl. Al present thc law is too
slow tn catch lhe person who hns the
reputation of hrcuking promises to
pay, ii) some barbarous countries
iho piiiii-bini'iii is social ostracism,
but tlmt is slow and scarcely .lm~iie
s'liough isi .il. .-I roform in n thick-
skiiius'd debtor. The credit system
mov iu vogue has little lo recommend
its continuance. The cash basts
would eliminate lho spendthrift,
the careless buyer, nnil lond toward
ilnili ami happiness."
fl a
Vernon i< nboul lu inks, s.ver lbo
management ol tbe milk service of
ih.,i lily, mul is mailing arrange-
monls with a. McQuarrlo, ssf 11„-
(llongarrack Dairy lo tako all I
the .utile output uf milk.
I. O. O. F.
Tlie labors nl' Ksi'i'lsinr Loiljtc
N.s. 7, nn.l nil visiting brethren
iiiv s'lirilinlly Invited to Hssciiihloiil
ihe i.o.o.t.-. iiiiii at,2.110 ii.iii., or
iii Uio Cemetery al '■', |, nn Sunday Jinn' HOlli ih,. purpose "l
conducting llm Annual Mouinrnl
Day Services nl llie hall, nn.l lho
decoration services subsequently m
llie Cemetery. Rngalln nn'il Imdgcs
will lie ivnrn, llmihara mo ex-
I led in bring Unworn.
Established  OF CANADA     ]864
Paid up Capital and Reserve $11,400,000
-*«_KH <*»•_»_[*!_«
Electric Co.
House Wiring
I Fixtures
J. H. Patterson
Wellington Si., npp, Opera llm
-"j We givo special-attention to Savings Accounts.     One
* Dollar only is necessary lo open an account,  interest
* allowed at highest, Bank rate and added twice a year.
* No delay in withdrawals.     Two or more persons may
I open a joint account and  either party can withdraw
* monoy.
Olllccs uver ltuynl   Bunk nf Canada,
1>. A. Hf.ndersox, ci:. A- m.e.
ASSnoiATK MKMnKK ok tiir oinaiii in
11. ('.   I.ANTI   SunVBYOli
R.snnis 10,.; II. Westminster Trust Block
Westminster Trust Building
Wc have a new nml nn-lo-ilalc
pIniu Willi llii' incllirKU fur nil
kinds nl Cleaning, liy-ini: nn.l Pressing.    Expert help for nil branches,
Special nu.-mi..ii will lie given I'.'nll
Mini nn.l Express orders froih chilli-
wn.'k nn.l tin' Vnllry. IVesolicll atrial.
428  Sth AVE.  W.. VANCOUVER
British Columbia Electric Ry.
IsCSVO Arrive
Train.       Cbwlt. Weatinln.
:i 8.30 a.m. 11.20
fi 1.18 3.45
7 0.00 p.m. S.-IO
Leave Arriv.-
Train      IIil'.Im. Wcstinin.
1 0.30a.m. 3.55
Knsili. .uinl—
hnve Arrive
Train        Vnn. Wcstinin.
2    8.30 a. Ill, 0.30
•I 12.15 i ii 1,20            11 ">ii
S ...CO ii.iii. II. Ill              II. In
bosvfl       Arrive        Arrive
Train        Van.       Wcsll.lltl,       lliusln.
ti :; in |      I.i i'i 0.30
l.vo. IT.illisnirk .'..i.i n in I llidly Except
"    Viiiis'niivi'r 7.00   '     |      Sun,lay
All pSMOngor train* Iiau.lli- BxprOSB.
DAIN   "?*!Xr
HERE is a real Hay bonder; a genuine labor saver; not a more
hoy elevator. It's rightfully callod lhe " One Man*' loader be-
cause one man is all that's needed tn run il. The force delivery
pushes lbo bay well forward mi Ibe load, whore it can Ise easily
handled by the driver.
Dain Exclusive Advantages
Easy tn couple all wagons without adjustment. N.s long, crooked
crankshaft to break ur cause trouble. Geared right to insure
light draft and greatest bay gathering eflloioncy. Gathering
rakes and elevating parts operated by hammock mounted pltmans,
Wurk- equally well mi swath nr windrow.     Castor wheels in rear
lessc.ll draft ami make turning easy.
Tbe Dain Loader is lightest draft, must simple iu design and
mosl convenient loopemlc. (lids all Ibe hay; mode lo last from
besl materials. That's why it is tho most popular loader built
today—why il is most widely imitated and just why il should be
ynur choice.
Chilliwack Implement -Produce Co.
Succossor to WM.
Estimates Given
Phone 68 P.O. Box 2(1**,
Continuity of Impression ii Successful Advertising
'Chilliwack Acreage at a SNAP1
We have a few Five Acre Blocks for sale within Half a Mile of the B. C. E. Ry. Station and
one mile from School.   This Property is splendidly adapted for fruit  and  poultry raising.
For full particulars apply
Price $150 Per Acre
City Dairy
By-Law No. 97.
A BY-LAW io enable the Corporation
nl itm Cily nl Olilllltt'lick in raise liy wny
III lllllll till' Hllll, nl 'I'll' Hull.lll'il   'lllnlls-
iiiul (jIDO.flOO.DO) Dollars fur Ibe  pur-
4-lai. i wnli'i'wiirlss.
WIIEIIEAS ii Is necessary nml expedient in purchase llie wiuerworliH sysii.iii
..I the Elk I'n,-k Waii'i'wiisks Conipiuiy I'm niip|ilyliiK (sir any purposes
water lo the lnln.ulli.nls of tlie City nf
Cllillilsili'k lillillni'lllilii'Sil.ljilii'llI llll'ivln.
AM. WIIEUEAS il Is nmwunry Iss
raise iiiiiiikiIIj l.y ss|H'.i.»l rule Ibe mini
nl IIOS'.MUi |irilli'l|lill  nn.l  iln' sunn  nf
SfiOOO.OU Inloresl iniikliiH n mini nn nl
ni (do51!,lVi iiiiiiunlly I'm' iln- ii'ini:'(Inrty
yours fnr ilie repayment ni iln- said loan
iiml inlcresl liioreon as licrcbmflcr men-
AND WHEREAfi il"' Vliliu* of lhe
whole rateable Inuil in llie sui.l Corpora-
tinn amounts ns $1,070,(1-1.*.,00,
AND WIIEUEAS Iho total amount "1
iln. existing debenture debl nl lliu sunt
Cily Is $110,(100,00 ol which none of lbo
principal ■»■ Inlcresl is in arrears.
Council of tho Corporation nf ilia City
ni Chlllhvnck with tin- nsss-nt ,.i il..- electors nf ilu' stniil Corporation duly received
enact as follows!—
I ll shall Ik Lawful I'm- thc Mnynr nf
the sai.l Corporation nml tbo Clerk of tbc
Council fnr the purpose aforesaid, lo
borrow nr rais*- l.y way of loon from any
jH-rsnii nr iHTsnus nr body corjinrato s.r
bodies s-iirpisnil.', wins may In- willing In
advance iln- same mi tin- credit ni tho
debentures horolunftcr mentioned .if the
Corporation, a stun nf money nol exceeding on tho whole the sum nf On.'Hundred Tliiiiisanil Dollars, and localise ihe
wime ns Iss- placed in lhe Bank nf Montreal In the city ssf Chilliwack, British
Columbia, to lite credit of ihe Corporation f..r the purposes above n-s-in-sl niisl
(lelieutttros ..1 tin- Corporation tn the
amount of One Hundred Tlionsaml Dol-
ltti-s ($100,000) iii iln- whole uuiy Ik
issunl l.y tin- "aid Mayor ami Clerk In
accordance with lbo Slunlcipnl Act, in
sums as may Iss- ioqulre<1, bul nol less
than One Hundred Dollars ($100,001
i-ai'li. Eiii-h nl snell debentures shall l«-
siimiHl hy tho sai.l Mayor mill Clerk ami
tin- Clerk shall attach thereunder the
corporate seal ol iln- said Corporation.
•.' Ths' delsoiitiiris shall bear Inlcresl at
a rate nol oxccctlng ■*. per eentuiii nor
luiiinm, |.ayuhle yearly mi ilu- tirst  day
<>f November in osoli uinl every year during tlw enrrency of the saisl uouenturcs
nr any nf them. Tln-re sliall bo attached
tn the sitid iiii. lllllll- coupons simis'sl liy
the Mayor for .-ai'h and ev.-ry payment
..( int.-r.-st thai may lss.ii.iiu> dm- and
wuh siiniiuun- may la- cither written,
staiii|s.l nr lii!...L-i.i].li. .1.
II The saisl ili'la-iilnri-s. as In tin- principal nii'l Interest, shall la' payable nl the
Bank nf Montreal. Chilliwack, ll. C. ami
lhe sai.l principal mm shall Ih- made
jiayahlc l.y Uk. Corporation at a .Into .su
or Isclnre forty year-, frssm tin- lirst slay
i.f November, IIH'.'.
I Tln-rs- shall Iss- raisv.l ami levied
annually, hy rn..- Millie ism th.ntnr, nu
ull the uiii nlil.- laud within the limits nf
Iho Corporation tlio sum ol fH_2,i*J) fm-
ttis- |.ur]...s.- ..I I..,,.ii,s_ a sinkini; inn.I
fssr the paymt-ut ..f the sai.l ilt-lss-ntiin-s,
and the sum nf S-Vmo imi (,.r the paymi-nt
nf iho lntcns-1 at the rat.- alssn-said li.
la-s-i.ini- due nu -iiili dels, iiiiiii s .Im ins.-
lhe Cltrrcncj thcivi.f, tin- sams- lo Ih' in
addition tu nil rales lo In levied nn.l collected in lhe said corporation .luring the
whole currency nf the sai.l ttebonuinsi ,»r
any nf ihi'iii.
5 Thi" llydnvv shull coins Into etl'.-ct
nil Ills-'.'Sill slay nl .llllll'. 101*2.
.1 This By-law may Iss- s-iissl fnr nil
|,iii|H,-.- us iln-City of Cliilliwnck Water-
works PuitIisso By-law, wr.'.
l'a—..I by iln- Council lhe Huh day ol
June, U.I'.'. lite HSS.-HI ..( iti.. electors ai
an cl.-i'tii.n (or tli.. <.ut«...-e nn il„-
dny ..I , 1012,
Uir.nisiilm.l and llmdly adopleil hy
lbs. I'.simi'il, aisiiicl hy iln. Mayssr uml
I'is-rk uml M-iilxl wiih ilu- corporate sml
tln> slay ssf , 1019.
Stocks of Lumber
; The Rosedale Lumber Co., Rosedale
and £. 0. Patterson, C. C. Road
And  will be pleased tu quote prices at
tlioso points as well ns delivered on tbe
;; Yard Phono MANAGER OIHco Phono
224 86
" Hollo Johnnie ! in bod? "  "No, just taking off
my sbocs."    "Well get a move on and gel down
'f.\   nnd pull out another buggy."    "Well I thoughl 1
tjl   bad done my share,  1 pulled put three to-day,"
,*4   The New Style McLaughlin takes the lend.   They
fm, all know a good buggy when they see it.
W   Maynard A- Murphy are doing the biz.     Drop in
a* if you want anything in their line.
| Maynard&Murphy g
■ i
Fruit Crates
We have anticipated a big fruit yield for
this season and have on band a big supply
uf fruit crates both for local and shipping
purposes. Your order will receive careful
-   ,
? TheChUliwachPlaningMilk
Phone L2442
C   P. 0. Box 243 room  *.vnt >*
Mrs. .lisbn Mercer loft mi Monday fnr Ontario, lu visil ti-i Is nnd
Miss Maude Mercor is visiting
friends in Vnncouver Ibis week.
J. (I. Mercer is home from Victoria over Sunday.
Miss Cnntolon ami Mr. Cnntelon,
of Vnncouver W, II. Dixon and (i.
Honeyninn were tbe guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Nelson tbe past wook.
Tbo ball game on Saturday between tho Cliilliwnck High School
and tbe Champions of tbe l-'raser
league was a baril battle, M innings
being played before the si-nre could
be broken wliieli was ,'i to I in
favor of lioscdale,
John Tribe has returned home
after attending high school in Vancouvor, for bis holidays.
ti. 11. Smith lias sold live acres
of bis raneb to Mr. Will. Ileiinilt
of Vancouver. Mr. Bennllltnlonds
going in for chicken and duck
raising.    Much success Will.
Maxwell Slevenson lias sold live
ncres In Win. Muirbead.
The I'oiigrealion of tbe Knglish
church is to be congratulated upon
lbc ereelion of a line ebui'eb. John
Marlain lias the ovorseollig of it as
done by day's work
Kor a number of years, there has
been a constant llow of valuable information on agriculture, in its
several linos, going out from the Department ssf Agriculture at Ottawa.
In the forms of annual reports, special reports, bulletlans nnd circulars,
hundreds of publications have been
issued, considerably exceeding u
million copies n year, and tbc stream
is constantly enlarging. Until recently each of the several main
Branches of the Department sent
out tlieir own publiealions. An advance step has lately .been taken in
tlie organization of the Publications
Branch which is charged with the
sending out from one oiliee to all tbe
publications as issued. As n guide
to the agricultural public as to what
publications may be produced, a full
list indicating tlie subjects treated,
lias been Issued in pamphlet form lo
be sent out to those who apply for it.
Tlie postofflce department has decided to improve tlle rural mail delivery service of Canada within the
next few months to the extent of
granting fanners all the facilities
for transacting general postofflce
business. When the carrier drives
up to the mail box in front of tne
fanner's home, he will bis prepared
to sell stamps, issue postal notes or
money orders and to except letters
for registration. If tlic proposed
new system works out successfully
il will no longer be necessary for the
farmers lo visil the postoftlce except
in cases sif speoinl business.
Tlie Division of Entomology of tne
Experimental Farms Brunch of the
Dominion Department of Agri-
culturi, Ottawa, hns recently issued
a bulletin by Dr. ('. Gordon Hewitt,
Dominion Entomologist, on'The
Control of Insect Pests in Canada."
Copies of this publication, Bulletin
N'o. !l (Secohd Series), may be obtained from tlie Publications Branch,
Department of Agriculture, Ottawa.
♦****a>4,^,«5MJ,#<MJn>*<.s> ******* *****,* *** 4******* .:..;..•. *********
What we want to HAMMER in should be
PLANE to every builder. AWL our hardware is the best you ever SAW, mul our
business HINGES on a SQUARE .leal. None
of our customers over BOLT. This is un tho
LEVEL, so BRACE up, and give us a BIT ,,r
your business. Good hardware ADZE value
tn any building.
* PHONE 10 |
•*♦ * * **>*>*>*>**3.»*}. ■> -> ■> *> $-*•*•>->> >f .j. -j.**}. ,;* \t<t*)+$++*tM$+$ay+$+,}Wt}++++*ti++
I SummerShirtsl
AUR probably looking for just this kind ol
Shirt.   If you arc just come in and see our
Range of Dr. Jeager, and AV. (I. & li. Shins, in silk.
Wool Taffetns, Cashmeres, Silk Striped Madras, Soft
Fabrics, Soft Cull's.  Some with soft Collars i.> match.
The coolest stulT you'll see for Summer Wear.
Summer Underwear
llalbriggan, Cashmeres, Light Wools and Silk.-.     All
sizes ami prices.
Two Piece or Skirl.    All Sizes ami Grades.
inn! iiiiiiiii!i;i'! liiir.uiii,.,, vim 11'i,\
S, Yoim Outfitter
Chilliwack, B. C
thY'Mf&im'W tt** li/ i\ AV./\A,Cm
Al. Investment
t *
Thnl lho stave is i. .rue >-n|sy ssf llii
, lass n|.,,ti ssln. I. I
n.'l..i.lity will  ta ink.
i!sili duy of Juno, IIII2, Iron, nlno o'clock
uue i-nisy s
|ir..|s,-.'.l lly-lnw llpoll ssln. I. Ills' vssls- ol
tbc Mniiirinaliiv will ta taken .... Iln
iu ibo forenoon lo seven o'clock in llie
nil.-In.s.ii. ul tin- t.ill..wing |ssilling |.ln..s
Viitlilu tlm Municipality:—
PUDI.10 NOT1CK is Innhy uiv.n iiiiii
ii vnie nl the electors »(tIt,- Cily ssl Cliil-
liwiu'k will bo i iik.n on iln- stave named
llyliiis ul tlietilii.- ami l.liii-s'ills.vcnii'll-
llnneil, uinl ihnl C. W. Welsh tins l«vn
»|i|Hiiiit.-.l H.-iiiriiiiii: .'Illi-s-r in Inks' lira
Vol.- »i such electors, Willi the usual
powers. In thai lahall.
Ily Order n( (lie C.iillliil.
D. B. OABLKIOH, Oily Clerk.
H.,M BuiMini, MorItmI
PltSM sciisl in. hill |>jr,irubr» ol
llie IVI_ lan.itr.' I't'tte O.lilr,., »i"l
■ Im eopyol youi book "Wtatihe
l.inicr Can Ds. Willi ConcrSU."
, ;ni you fee one of Ine 108
feamers who will receive
our Prize Confesl checks?
THERE will be twelve cash prizes in
each of the nine provinces (108 in all)
in tlle 1912 Prize Contest for Canadian
Farmers. The 1911 Contest was so succcsslul in awakening interest iii thc use ol Concrete on thc larni, that a
second contest, in which three times as many prizes are
offered, was decided upon for this year.
Tbs Contsjtl .hi, year is divided in,.. .Iiree,    A,
"B" nml "C," and .here will be lour urue, in rails CsM, I tin'
iui;e, HO; Seeotul (irue, JJSlThird |sri;e, Sll; Fourth |iriie, HO. j
Thui lliere are tlitee *■.(! I'ri,e», (Iiree »25 Prue., 111." Ill
prlut, and lliree fill I'rijes, fiteagH piueimi.
In Kaels Cla>, .here »ill he Kinl, Srroml, Third and Fourth I'ri.e,
t^fso, til, SIS and $nil for Bach Province,
CLASS "A"    Mm lo I* aw.laf, lo luc IMH lala.,1. it. oi'b an.sin., asao as, asull
"Caaada" , essaa-i,. us, sl*ls I.,,,.. I. lh. ,«al 111.'.
, I.AS.I. "II" ■Site, S» Iw a*,iJ'Jlolh,Soul l.stnfi, ittracl, ps...,,,.-r stltoifn,ftulo-
liaaSs o. sl.. btit tWtrttt in"* Jo... — .,t. "eatui'i. ' »>n,a,,i oa
l.inisli. IVI.'.
CLASS   , "•■ .'it/,, lo lie .*..,i'.l,,, ,i., lous lasatri. ii, ... I, who ....a m
Ihr l.s.i if/.., I ipiiim. 1.111".,  hos. ,..,  |.Im, ol NHM  *ufh  w»» dun. o.ib
"CasusJ." crsarnl.     IKanif. lot Ihi. .i.,r mu., or .,voiapi..,sd hv ohslo-
,ia,h. olshr ssoik.l
Pois'l (Iiini; dial you mint me a large quintily ol.e.nent in order lo
ssain a (sri/e. 'I'lie i|iian.ity ssl eenien. used does not count in Classes "II'*
and "C."    Many ol last year', prlie svinner, med very little cement.
When you niter the Contest, you have a eliauec to win a cash
|sri,e ol SMI •> well a, (lie certainty that yot will add a /tirmantnt
33 acres on McSween Road two-tiurcls
cleared and the balance easy clearing.
First class soil for mixed farming.
Price $ 250 per acre.    Terms to Suit ♦
♦ _____
* ♦
{ Adjoining Property has been sold J
I for $400 per acre.
Chas. Huteheson ® Co.
imprevemeet to yssur (aim. H you haven't a couy, he sure and ask lor
our book, "Win. lhe Farmer Can Do Wilh Concrete." 1' will not
oniy .ugliest many Improvements lhat you can use In cnlerlnp; the Contest,
hut will tell you all about tlle use ol s-otu-rete on the far,,,.
iu.) w.llr ,oat naosf and addir.. ,„. shr atuwhsd roaaoa. ol u.r a
rotsal sasu. aod as. will orud lull Baiiualasi ol tap die tuol..l
.nd a cop, ol " s.itnrs tilt Ilo Wllh voaclclc" to sou
• L.slslfl, ISO.
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Household Articles
El boilo
The little immersion heater. Boils
water inn few
El Stovo
The   stovo
which     boils
your     kettle
Toaster i
till cooking
purposes ns
well as toasting-
El Perco
.Makes delic
urns coffee
in at few
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only eight weeks required to loarn, tools
free una \>:iy wages while learning. Positions secured on ooraplotiou nt from $lfi
to s~o per week, wa havo hundreds of
liH'UtionB    iv lie ro   you   can   ut n l'l    buBinSBB
fm* yourself. Tfi'iiii-iitl.iiis demand for
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export you muat be an Itili'i'iiatiiiiial
Aiexnudor Avo.,   First  Door West
of Main St., Wlunipog.
A pre-historic forest haa boon
brought in light by tho rocenl stormy
weather and heavy Boas at Freshwater
Wost, ..ii tho south Pombroltoshlr
coast, Tin* action of the waves has re
suited In the wash 1 (iff away o£ great
quantities of sand, and theru is i
exposed lo view u sunken forest of
aboul n quarter oi mi acre in extent
Wht re there was n stretch oC unbroken yellow sand theru is now a
muss uf liluuk rocks and huge, black,
gnarled trees, with their roots embedded in tli.- rocks and earth, The trunks
ni' Hi. -.■ trees In mail) eases are in
splendid  preservation.    In stun.' eases
ihe   w i   Ims  simply   changed   color.
while in others it Is of the nature ol
coal, Musi nf ih.' trunks arc encrusted with sandstone, nnil it iw probably due to thla lhal they are s.. well
preservi »i.
H la >■■, Idenl lhal at some far distant
period the land al ihis place was c
ered with a dense forest, and that
there was either a subsidence or that
the water undermined the cliffs and
that there was a huge landslide, which
led to a large tract being engulfed In
the sea. This was again covered with
a layer of sand, only to be laid bare
once more.
Snake-taming i_Jmentioned by Virgil
ami Homer refers to the snake owned
aud specially favorcfl by Ajax. That
tho Macedonians were on intimate
terms with reptiles is shown hy tablets
bearing images of women feeding serpents. Other tablets show serpents
twining around columns in the temple
of Hercules, when* they were placed by
people in token of.gratitude to the god,
The chariots of .Minerva and' Ceres
were drawn by snakes and snakes
guarded the altars of many of the godi
On a fragment of a Pompeiinn fresco
a serpent is depleted coiled in a tree on
a stretch, i* borne V^t-.. o slaves.
Tlie guardian serpent was lhe good
fairy of the antique hohic n..d the
watchful guard of the family honor.
Even nt the present time the Mexican
peasants Hock to Cocula from all the
country round about to keep the feast-
day of St. Dominie; the saint who conferred nn mnn the power to tame serpents. Ou St. Dominic *s day, snake-
chflrmers appear iu Cocula bearing
adders end other reptiles, hi I'tnbria
the snake is supposed to possess the
power uf working miracles.
That Reminds Me
narked the  telepln
eted "with lhe best families
in .
Mr. Honry Pook (tho bridegroom)
"Cum,: tills way, Misis Pickles; 1 want
I,, siii.w ymi my new luiking machine,"
.Miss Pickles—"! bollovo I have mel
Mrs. Peck before."
,   ..   .,
"I. sir," said the demonstrative candidate, "am a servant nl' l!n> people."
"ilush:" replied Farmer Corntossel,
"Ain't Ihis servant problem gottln' In
bo awful!"
"Wlml illil Iht father suy when you
nsked tor her hand'/"
"Sulil ln-'il iii.'ii wondering what I
luul li.M'ii passing hhn iw.i-f.ii'-ii-
quarler cigars fur sn regularly oC lato."
■I ihlnk Mils iwi makes me look ton
yrui's younger, don't you?"
"Vi's. My husband said t" ttie yesterday, 'When your friend lakes her
Imi nil' she looks ton years older.'"
"Whal .li.l you il" with ull tho get-
i-lch-qulck money ymi landed?" askod
Mr. l'lunun.
"Losl ii." replied Mr. Fllmin.   "A Hollow Invented u got-rlch-qulcker scheme
uml lured me Intn It."
♦   *   ♦
"iih! yes!    Dubley is :s harmless snrt
..r fellow.   Tli ily thing about him
Is ihul Im hus brain trouble."
"Nonsense! Ilu hasn't uny l.rulii ul
"I know; that's thu troublo."
"Vuu don't know the difference between un apiary uinl un aviary."
"Indeed I dn Uieu!"
"What is It?"
"An apiary is where Ihey keep apes
and nn aviary is where they keep airships."
Farmer Judklns (with newspaper)—
"Wnll, I swanl How that boy of wi
Faxon's is gittin1 along. Lust year ho
was niusle u t'ul'l'in ambassador, all' now,
by crlckey, the paper says he's a persona nun grata."
Hokus—"Why, dun't you get a Job?"
1-okus—"Employers prefer to hire
married men."
Hokus—"Then why dssn't you get
Pokus—"A girl vvun'l marry n fellow
until he hns a Jul.."
"We are drifting toward a paternal
form uf s,rtivernm'?nt," said the economist,
"Pardon  me  if 1  correct  ynu."  responded the suffragette, gently; "to be
accurate, yuu should suy a  maternal
form nf government.".
.lusi read wlml .Mr. Lurusc suss i.r
Hi.' curative powers of Hr. Hamilton's
"I suffered irom dyspepsia and Indigestion for live years. I suffered so
muoh Ibut I could hardly attend lo my
work, I was weak and lost all courage. I enjoyed no resl until I decided
tn follow yuur Irentment. To mj greal
surprise I Immediately Llegan to feel
better. I r,m now uslilg t.,,- second
box ... Hr. II,uuin,,ii'. l'ills ami I feel
sn well Umi I wnnl to lell yuu thai I
owe this groat change lo your ruinous
pills. I iTcouiiii.'iul l>i'. Hamilton's
l'ills lu o\I'i'.v person who Is Buffering
from dyspepsia, Vour grateful servant,
D.   11.   I.iilnse.  litis .loli.ll.'   Wl..   M	
real, IM)."
All who hnve weak stomnchs, mul
I hose win. suffer with Indigestion,
headaches, biliousness run be perfectly cured by Dr, Hamilton's l'ills. Successfully I'm' many yours, mild
uml safe, •.'.'... per bus. nil doale», or
Tlu- Catarrhozono Co.,  Kingston, Ont.
Easter in' turned up nt churoh servlco.
Everybody wns delighted, Everybody's
heart warmed tu Jim. Itut tins deacon,
accosting him after tlu- service, Bald
'"Woll. James, I'm glad to see yuu
ui meeting; but how did yuu happen
to come?'
"'Ha, hu, hn!' Jim Bludce chuckled,
•lis like ibis, deacon. Ynu see, last
Thursday morning I found a counter-
fell dime,   Itul don't lell nobody.'"
There wus. not Ismg since, a venerable  and   benevolent   judge  tn  Paris,
win., ut  tho momssnt  of passing sms-
lenoc on u prisoner, consulted his us-
John Daniel McEwen, the noted ex-1soclatos on each side nf him as to Ihe
plurer, says lhat he once saved his lire proper penalty In In- inflicted.
Are ycu one of those to whom
every meal Is another source cf
suffering ?
Na-Dru-Co Dyspepsia Tablets
will help your disordered stomach lo
digest any reasonable meals, and will
soon restore it to such perlect condition tliat you'll never feel thai you
have a stomach. Take one afler
e.ich meal. 50c. a Box .-it your j
Druggist's. Made by the National
Drug ar.d Chemical Co of Canada,
Limited. iso
Make the Liver
Do its Duty
Nine tin-in in tea when the liver u right tW
Uomnrh and bowels ere right
geally but firmly eom-^
pel a lazy liver to
do iu duty.
Curei Con*
Mi pat ion,
Htiu'Uchtt, and Distress after Fating.
5m.ll Pill. Small Duo. Small Pries
Genuine \wm\m Signature*
from a pack of wolves by singing
hymns, There's no telling what might
have happened if he had sung: "I
Want In Be an Angel."
• •    •
"I'm afraid," .said Bronco Hob, "that
Piute Pet's ideas of the game Is gettin'
kind o' warped."
What's the trouble."
Every time he picks up a bund an'
finds less than three aces, he thinks
it wasn'l n square deal."
• *   «
What kinds of breakfast foods have
you?" the dyspeptic Inquired of the
waitress at Cherryvlllo inn, who stood
before him with arms akimbo.
"We got all the reg'lor kinds." said
lhe waitress, who was a Cherryville
girl; "ham an' eggs, fried .steak, brook
trout, doughnuts, an* apple pie. Vou
can have 'em all if ymi like, an' a cup
O* COffee an' griddle cakes. We calculate to charge enough so folks can eat
all they want."
• •   •
Prima Minister 1-Chereddlne, passing
on horseback ome through Tunis, an
Arab rushed tn him. stopped his horse,
and clamored for justice. Amused, the
minister listened and said:
"Thy case is a well-known one; I
have studied it thoroughly, and since
thon wantesl il to be decided at once,
l decide, as in duty bound, against
Kneeling, ttie man kissed tbe hand of
"Thou hast misunderstood me," said
i In- minister. "I have pronounced
against thee."
"I havo understood thee very well."
said the man. "but I am full of gratitude now it is finished.'1
• •   •
1 iu tint,' Gladstone's last contest fur
the university, In the days of public
v.»tim.-,, Professor Smith was one of
the tellers, A certain don who never
could manage his "h's" wanted to vote
Tor the Tory candidates. Sir William
Heath cote and Mr. Gathorne Hardy,
bul lost his head ami said:
■j vote for Qlad -." then suddenly
correcting himsolf, exclaimed, "I mean
'Ruth   and"
Thereupon Smith said. "I claim tlmt
cote i"t* Gind»l *,"
"Hut,"   said   tin-   vtrr-rhali* ellor,   "llie
volar did nol finish your candidate's
"Tlml is true," said Smith, "imt then
in- did not oven begin the other iwo."
There was a certain muster of foxhounds in om- of the Hindis 11 shln-s
win. was greatly angered by tlie awkwardness of om* of the gentleman who
Invariably rode over the  hounds.    Al
..lie ->f the meets,  tlie M.  !■'. H. rode  up
to tlie awkward hunter, and. In the
most ohllllng tones, said:
'.Mr. So-and-Ho, there are two dogs
iu the pack today. Snap and Tatters.
Which 1 am especially fond of and 1
would i-sleein  II  a  favor if you would
avoid killing or maiming them with
your horses hoofs."
"Certainly, tny dear fellow," replied
Mr. So-and-Soi "but. as I do not know
them, win you be kind enough to put
tags on them for me?"
• •    •
Senator McCumber at a dinner In
Washington said that nil acts should
be Judged by the motives tlmt Inspired
them, "That is the only wny to avoid
going wrong,   ,11m Btudge, of Wnhpe
What ought we to give this rascal,
brother?" he said, bending over to the
one upon his right.
"I  should say  three years."
"What is your opinion, brother?" to
the other, on his left.
"I should give him about four years,"
The    judue    (with     benevolence)—
"Prisoner, not desiring to give yuu n
long und severe term of Imprisonment,
as I should have done if left to myself.
I  have consulted my learned brothers,
and   1   shall  take  their advice.    Seven
With the Horses
[-Harness stripped off roughly and
horses rushed into stalls without rubbing, cleaning or sponging.
Horses allowed to drink their Illl no
matter how hot: or not watered at nil.
Grain fed before horses are rested
ami while overheated.
Peel not washed or examined until
horse goes lame.
Morses receiving no water after eating their hay. until next morning.
Scanty bedding, and rough and uneven 11 s.
No bedding on Sundays until night,
ami horses watered only twice.
Hay and grain of poor quality and
Insufficient quantity.
Bran mash not given because u is
too much trouble.
Hayloft dusty and dirty, and dust
shaken   down   into   horses'   eyes   and
•".table full of cobwebs, and in llli-
s.iuitiiry condition.
Harness unclean; sweat allowed to
accumulate on inside of collars.
Narrow stalls, and sometimes damp
ami undrainecl,
Norses tied short for fear of their
being cast, which is more likely when
they arc put up dirty.
Stables close, and without ventilating
shaft, or open and too drafty.
Windows dirty or too small, or even
lacking altogether.
Manure pit ventilates intu stable.
II should bo outside of stable.
Men loafing lu the stable in the evening and on Sunday, and lute at night.
Horses not cleaned on Sunday, and
stable i 'Sleeted.
No slatted outside doors for tight box
.tails on hoi nights.
No place for drying wet blankets or
proper cleaning of harnesses.
Stable foreman addicted to drink, ami
careless and  rough  with horses.
Wnr*-! of all-—horses handled roughly, knocked about: g.ueral araosphere
rn' noise and profanity.
Owner not looking after his horses to
see thai   they ar.* properly eared for,
Horses often greatly overworked, or
let I stan.Iin1-: withoui exercise lol* a
111ri-u lim.*,'
Morses noi shod frequently enough
and h'ft loo smooth lor slippery slreels.
Too much hoof cut away In shoeing.
and shoe bit.'.] by burning, I upload of
Men bring thc horses in at nighl cool
and breathing easily.
Lous woll ritbb.'d If u.-t nr muddy, or
If lhe horses are llre.l.
Hoad, ears nnd nock well rubbed, if
wel from lain or sweat.
Morse sponged  let- collar ami sad
die,  and  same  In   lit   proporly.
Morses well brushed if dry, ami nol
left in draft if wel.
Feel wa.--li.-il and examined for mills
and stones,
Eyes, nose ami dock sponged in summer.
in very hoi weather, horses wiped
all over wiih a wet sponge on coming
Horses given a lillle waier, bul Dot
much, ou coming in warm.
No grain  fed for at leasl  an  hour,
Horses waii-red when cool, then
hayed, watered again, and grained (In
any ease, watered twice after coming
in a i night).
Plenty of bedding, and horses
bedded down all day Sunday.
May and grain of the liest quality,
A bran mash Saturday night: cool in
summer, hot in winter.
Hayloft kept clean and free frum
dust, cobwebs or musi.
Harness, especially collars, kept
clean,  well oiled, and  flexible.
Wide, smooth stalls, and plenty uf |
Horses tied long, so Hint they can lie'
With heads on the lloor.
Plenty of fresh air. but no drafts.)
Good light.
No fumes from manure pit. and
drains clear ami clean. ,
Stalls not hoarded up. but grating in j
tlie upper part.
Drying room for wet blankets, and !
dry. warm blankets used for horses if j
wet and cold.
Stable quiet at nighl ami on Sun-1
Horses cleaned Sunday morning, and
food changed as necessary.
Slatted outside doors for hot weather.
Stable foreman good-tempered, and
not a drinking man.
Most important of all horses bandied gently, neither struck, nor yelled
nor sworn at.
A veterinarian .ailed promptly if
horse is sick, and recovery not left to
chance or quack medicines.
The majorily of lives an- subject to
periods ,.f rest, wlu-n their vegetation
seems In he suspended. Muring such
periods their branches cease to grow,
and the buds formed remain unchanged In appearance until the plants recover from tlieir torpor In the springtime; lirst, because tiie outer conditions are not such as they need for
their development; secondly, because
chemical changes are produced in
them during the resting-lime. Tlie
chemical changes are Indispensable;
should they fail to take pluee, not even
the must favorable conditions could
open buds. Tlie plant sel in a hothouse just after Its leaves have fallen,
und when Its suit is still full of life,
does not produce new leaves. Uul if
the   same   experiment    Is   made   a   lew
months   later   new   buds   are   formed
as lu lhe full time of vigor. Tills is
because ibe plant has rested and, during its rest, received the elements of
a new growth
Tho pianl musi resl; bul there are
means for abridging its period of repose and for hastening the Internal
work nf iis chemical modification. The known mentis is etherization,
which consists In forcing the growth
in iho vapor of ether or chloroform
during from twenty-four to forty-
eight hours. A plain taken irom iis
bath of ether vapor and put in a hothouse begins lo develop nt once.
\ botanist ol tho University ..r Prague uses another oltlcnelous means to
force bis plains. Mo plunged Ihelr
branch.*s Into very warm water far n
length of tlmo varying with the species
of plan, i" ho treated, The plants aro
dipped in the rosorvolr of warm wator
head down, without welting lho roots.
Tlio temperature of Lha water musl nol
bo lower Mian 36 degrees Keaiiinur.
nor above It.", degrees, except lug in tho
cuso of ihe blrch-lrco ami the willow-
tree, whicli require wator i.r n torn-
pcrulura of -10 degrees  Iteniunur.
Tho law .rn whloli mis method is
based is thai the bath musl be moro
prolong..1   when   (ho   plain   has   nol
lie.>n long al resl. Some species respond io treatment more quickly than
others. Ono species puis forth lis
growth ai, in the hothouse; another gives lho tirst sign of growth
weeks later. The chest nul-tree and
the ash-tree can noi bo forced to open
their buds until December or January.
Lumbago Cured
Every Ache Gone
The Case of Harold P. Bushy
"Three years ago t discovered thut a
man subject to lumbago might just as
well be dead as alive." These words
open lhe sincere, straightforward letter
of H. P. Bushy, a well-known man in
the plumbing and tlnsmlthlng business.
"One attack came after another, and
lumbago got to be a chronic thing
witli me. I 'could scarcely get in a
day's work before that knifing, cruel
pain wuuld attack my back. I used a
gallon of liniments; uot one of them
seemed penetrating enougb to get at
lie- ent-o of ilu- pain. I read in the
Montreal Witness about Nerviline, und
g..i live bottles. It Is a wonderful
medicine I could feel its soothing,
paln-reiieviug action every time it won
applied, When I got (he disease under
cuntrol with Nerviline, I built up my
strength and fortified my blood by
taking I'ViTozom* ai mon is. This treatment   cured   mc   permanent ly,  ami   i
urge  evory   to  give   up   the   thick,
while, oily llntmonts thoy are using.
ami try an up-io-.lalo. penelrat lug.
puin-.destroyer  like  Nerviline,
"Pleaso publish my lollor lhe world
over,    I want all in hoar of Nerviline,"
Dun't b>- ..ijoii'.l lnio receiving anything irom your dontai- bul "Nerviline." (dirge lamily kI/.c bottles due,
irlul sl/.o ;-;,... all dealers or ihe On-
UtrrhoRonu Co., UtilTnlo, N. v.. ami
Kingston, Can..da.
ii has boon nsked whether Btepplng
on a man's corns is sufficient provocation for swearing. The editor advises,
keep your toes clear of corns by using
Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor, always besl. painless and prompt. Sold
by druggists, price 25c.
Tb.- good oftocts of Mo- warm balhs
mo  foil   only   by   lllO purls submerged;
they d  roach Mm whole organism,
So. mi tho same stem, tbe gardener
who has done his work carelessly and
submerged bul ball' of lhe branches
sees, too late to help tlie plant, that
part of It is still asleep and that nothing is developing there.
They'll- not so slow in England.
The moving pictures of the Grand
National steeplechase, run at Liverpool at   three o'clock  were shown   tliat
nighl in tin- music halls of London, 200
miles away. A gale of wind made it
impossible for the aviator who had
lieen engaged for the job uf carrying
the films in London to ascend. A
motor ear and a special train then accomplished the task.
was   n   very   bud   man,   but   oho sur
BUT       DODD'S       KIDNEY       PILLS
Mr. Hugh M.irtin. Suffering From Kidney   Disease   for   Two   Yens,   Tells
How   Ho Got  Back   His  Health.
Bt   Hlppolyti   do   Kilkenny,   Lake
L'Achlgan, Terrebonne i'o., Que, <spee-
1 tl), Vgoln Ilu* | pie of this neighborhood are bilking of a complete cure
of kidney dlseaso. Mr. Hugh Martin,
Jr.. a well-known young Farmer, Is
the person cured, and he gives all the
credit tu  Dodd's  Kidney  Pills.
"My trouble was caused bj a cold,"
Mr. Martin says, In au Interview, "and
I suffered for two yenrs. My head
would ache and I hud pa lim In the
back as wijll. I felt heavy ami sleepy
nfter meals. I was often dizzy, my
memory was failing and I found It
difficult ( i collect my thoughts, I was
also nervous, while heart Iiiiii.rings
added to my anxlely.
"I was n sick man Indeed when I
started In use Dodd's Kidney I'ilU bill
by the time 1 had taken tw.. boxes |
was a changed man. Are you sur-
prlsed ihat I Ihlnk Dodd's Kidney |*|||h
h wonderful romody?"
If you have two or more or Mr. Martin's symptoms your kldnoys nro dis-
isod,     Dodd's   Kidney   l'llls   are   the
The readiness witli which the chameleon changes bis color under ihe Influence of his surroundings is so remarkable that his name is commonly
used lo characterize auy color change
that seems to be of protective value
to an animal, Then- an- a number of
chameleons, however that change their
colors under the Influence of temperature or light Intensity rather than of
the surrounding colors, (in tlie other
hand, there are other animals of different classes tliat are Just as sensitive to external Changes and respond
by changes of color. Among these are
species of reptiles, amphibians, certain
flat-fish, and mollusks of the cephalo-
pod family.
a South-American porch-like fish of
tin* family eli-htldeae has been Introduced into somo private aquaria in
Germany largely uu account of the in-
teresl nroused by its curious color
Changes. Tlie name of ihe animal is
mesonauts Instgnls and it varies lu
length from four to six inches, Tho
body is rather broad and Ihe top is
higher nl tlie rear end than at the
front. Tin* unpaired fins have numor*
m.s   rays  or  spines.     When   dead   the
body *»f the fish has a yellow color, a
dark bam! passing obliquely from the
eye lo the forward margin of tlm dorsal iin or sometimea to the middle or
end of tbls fin: near the tall tliere Is a
dark spot, 'I'he snnie coloring and
pattern Is observed Whon the lish Is
at rest or when It Is flouting gently
over white or yellow sand. Put when
lu lhe shadows among the seaweed
or Whon Irritated It at onco acquires
a different appearance. Klve or six
dark tmnverse bands appear running
at nn angle from Ihe lop lo the bottom mi each side; and a similar series
sloping in ih*' opposite direction forms
a network of hands, leaving yellow
spois between, On account of these
mark inns lhe creature now becomes
almost invisible annum Ilu- fronds of
lhe   seaweed.   Uie   yellow   spots   having
the appearance of openings or spaces
among lhe plants,    Winn it pusses out
into ihe open waier it acquires Ihe
normal or sialic appearance in about
half a minute. The bands gradually
disappear, as though they faded away.
ilu- darkest spots at tin- meeting-points
of tlie bars being lhe lust to vanish.
Those color changes involve tlie fins
us well as the body of the fish. It Is
possible    lhat    llie    chaliucs    desert be. i
nre of VftlUO to the animal, protecting ll against enemies or enabling It
to come upon Its prey unobserved.
lhal a 25-pound pail of
will save you $7.00 worth of Corn or Oats
Because it promotes digestion and assimilation and enables yoo lo cut
down the train ration 15% to 25% and still get belter results. The savin!
ol grain represents a saving of good hard cash to you.
Cl It will not cost you a cent if
you are not satisfied. Sea
our dealer io your town or write
us for particulars. Mention this
paper and the stock you own
and we will sand you a litho,
size 16 i 22, ol onr three champion stallions.
Reed whal James L. Hill, of Fredcricton
Junction, P.K.I., wrote us on February
I think Interaatioeal Stock Food it a graat thiaf
for stock. Wa wouldn't be without it for anytfaiag,
It keeps our borate in fin* condition ; in fact, every
peraon adaiirra tbrot, they bavs ■tub, a f kmy nkin
and always look wdl. Wafiva jt t_ young calvea
and pigs and find it agrees witb tbem splendidly, and
the Pouhn Food show* itself ia a very abort tine.
Our bens aave tota layfaff awwt of lha wiatar. I
caaaot aay too mmtm tot your food for all kind* of
_lghest market prices pssid.
1-ros.piii Prlcea- 10 <.>nts isu.l 11 cent, ssislis'sl histcs.
Winnipeg Tanning Co.
382  Nairn   Avenue
Winnipeg.   Man.
Owing to mo muoh unfavorable weather, many farmers over Western
'Canada hnve gathered at leant part of their crop touched by frost or
otherwise water*damaged. However, through the large shortage In
corn. uit(_, barley, fodder, potatoes and vegetables, by the unusual heat
aud drought uf lust ruiuimer In llie United States, l-Justern Canada and
Western Buropo, then* lit going i<> be a steady demand at good prlcea
for -all the grain Western Canada has raised, nu matter what Its quality
may In*.
St. much variety in quality makes it impossible for those leu es-
porlonced to judge the full value tlmt Hluuild he obtnlned for such grain,
therefore the farmer never stood mon* In need uf the services of tlio
experienced nnd reliable (train rommlsslon man to act for him, In tbe
looking  after  selling  of  his  grain,  than be does thl aaeaaon.
Farmers, you will therefore do well for yourselves not to accept
Ktrect or track prices, hut to ship your grain by carload direct to Fort
William or Tort Arthur, to be handled by us ln a way that will get
for you nil there is In It. Wo make liberal advances when desired, on
receipt of shipping bills for cars shipped. We never buy your grain on
our own nccount, hut act as your agents In selling It to the beat advantage for your account, and we do so on a fixed commission of ln. per
We have made a specialty of this work for many years, and are
well known over Western Canada for our experience In tho grain trade,
reliability, careful attention to. our customers' Interests, and promptness
In makng settlements.
Wo Invite farmers who have not yet employed us lo write to us for
shipping Instructions nnd market Information, and In regard to our
standing ln the Winnipeg Grain Trade, and our financial position, we
hog to refer you to the Union ltank of Canada, and any of Its branches,
also  to  the commercial  agencies  of Hradstreets nntl It. Q, Dun ft Co,
Church News
Mrs. J. Cartmell, Mrs. F. C.
Chapman and Mrs. L, A. Thornton,
are attending llie W. C. T. T, provincial convention King hold at
Vancouver thia week.
Rev. J, (1. Marshall, pastor ol the
Baptist Churoh, will continue his
study ol the Disciples on Sunday
evening when St.Anslrew, the patron
Saint of Scotland, will he the life
presented. Service at 7.30. All welcome.
There was a good attendance of
members of the Epwortli League
of the Methodist. Church lust Monday evening when an address on
"My Neighbor' given hy Kev. W.P.
Bunt of Sumas, was greatly enjoyed.
Arrangements were mado (orapicnic
to bo held at Cultns Lake next Monday,.luly I.
Flower Sunday nnd Patriotic Day
will be observed in the Methodist
Church next Sunday. In the morning the Girl's Choir will render
special music and tbc pastor will
continue tho scries of discourses on
thc ICpistloof .hiincs, lho subject being, Sources of l.ond and Kvil in
us". The evening servlco will bo
specilly patriotic In honor of Dominion Day. Uio subject ol ths' sermon
lieing, "National Prosperity".
Tliere will bo appropriate music and
the church will lie profusely decorated with flowers.
Thc members of the  Woman's
Missionary Society of the Methodist
Church conducted a "Crusade" last
Tuesday afternoon, when an attempt
Was made to visit every Mothod ist
home and solicit the interest nl every
ludy in tho work of the Society. A
number of homes could nol be visited because of the lack of time ind
these will lie called Upon somo other
Hay. The crusade was successful in
securing a large number of new members und in arousing interest in tne
cause nf missions. Among those
taking part in the work of Tuesday
afternoon were, Mrs. (lraham(Pres-
ident), Mrs. Coulter, Mrs. Sleight-
holm, Mrs.W.M.W'hite, Mrs. Wood-
woith, Mrs. Hutcbins, Mrs, Atkinson, Mrs. Halpenny, and Mr. und
Mrs. Roberts.
Among those from here who arc
attending the Baptist Convention
in Xew Westminster this week are
Mrs Sprout, J. L. Denholm, H.
Nelems. Rev. H. V. Davies and
Rev. Mr. Marshall.
Dr. .). (I. Brown, who is Secretary
of Foreign Missions for the Biptist
Denomination for Canada, will lie
one of the prominent speakers.
The educational policy of the Baptist
Church in Western Canada will be
discussed and promises to be interesting topic. Colleges arc at present
conducted at Brandon, Man., and
Sumnierland, B. C. Large donations to educational work have been
made by members of the denomination at Edmonton, Calgary and
Vancouver, these bequests together
witn the necessity for expansion,
make a new educational program
a subject for early consideration
and decision.
City Market
Nat- Stmt, Vaacouvtr
This market is operated by the City as a
means of bringing the
producer and consumer
together. You arc invited to send your produce. We handle everything from lhe furm,
(excepting milk.) By
consigning your produce
to the City Market vou
will get the best prices,
sharp returns, aud very
prompt settlements.
john McMillan
City of ChilliwacK
NO. 1.
Wasdbias  Avaaaa Improve-
The Municipal Council ol tlie Oily ol
Chilliwack having isy Resolution determined hii.I spooHicd that it is'
lo carry out the following works, that is
io ujf i
Tn construct cement sidewalk un.l
works cmitii.iiciii thereto nn the Easl side
ol Woodbine avenue between Weslmlii-
«.>r •venue and a |s»hil .'ss. lift Blow nr
lew, usull. thcrcfi.siii,unit llmt salsl wnrks
l»> carried out in uocnnlnnsi' with Ihe
provisions ol the " 1/scal
General Bylaw 11.12."
And the City Engineer and City Assessor having reported to the Conned In accordance with the provisions ol Ihe said
Jewelry Stock
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Cut Glass
Jewelry, Etc.
n Of
Liberal Discounts on
all Private Sales
at 2.30 and 7.30 p.m.
and continued until stock is disposed of.
Having secured premises now occupied by
Houston's Boot and Shoe Store, opposite
Barber's Drug Store, and wishing to move
as little stock as possible I have decided to
offer my entire stock by Auction.
This stock is all new and up to date having
been purchased during last few months.
All goods sold under my personal supervision and guarantee.
2nd Door from EMPRESS HOTEL
lly-law upon the M.i,l works giving slate-
menu, showing lit,- nniniinlx estimated In
Ih> chargeable ngninsl ills' various |H.riiniiH
nf real properly tss l»c Iscns'ttttcd l.y .he
salsl works and oilier particulars uml tlic
swill reports ol salsl City Kugimrr and
('ily Aswssnr having Is-en uilssplol hy llie
i Notice Is hereby given llmt llie snid
reports ans ..pen fssr Inspcctis'ii nt the
otllcc ol tlle Cily Assessor, Cily Hall,
Chilliwack, II. C, uml that unless n
politic, ngninsl the i.M|mwikI works
hIhivc iiioiiiksiu .1 signed Isy a majority of
ihe owners nf the luii.l or mil property
In Ise nsss«<ssc4l ssr chunicst in rcsi'svt nf
smell wnrks rcprcsciulnit nt lensl nne hull
in value .heirs.! Ih prcssculcsl lolhcConu-
ell wilhln llflccn duys tr»m the .Isle nl
lho Ilrst pul.lis'utinii nl this notice lhe
Coiini-il will |.r.K-«-,-.l wilh llie |.r.s|».s. .1
improvement, under such lerms nn.l s'oii-
dltlons as to the pnymeul ol tlic owl ol
such improvements as the Cuiincil may
l.y By-law in that Mudf regulate und
determine ami also tn make the sai.l as-
Haled Ihis :1Hli day ol .Inns' A.I). 1018.
Cily Clerk.
Dale ol Ilrst puhlicalinn June'.'Oth 1012.
Nine pigs for sale, six weeks old.
W.J.Parker, Prairie Central Road,
phone R Ifi8.
A few Ions of good Timothy buy
Notice is hereby given that all poll-
tions lor COlnonI sidewalks In Is' constructed .luring tlic current year must lie
twelve.! hy the City Clerk not later than
.Inly 1st, Petitions received afler that
date will not I.. acted upon.
City Clerk.
Thoroughbred Poland China Sow fssr
Salo, *iuo.
II. 0. H01-CO,l8anll«,
B.C. HOP CO., flat-dta.
Advertise in the Krce Press; it pays.
Telephone 411 for ull express and
Idray work; Cily Transfer Co.
Donkey Engine in gsscssl condition) s'V-
lindcr 7 x 10 ; boiler im x 1*1, mails' in, Ontario, nought from Pcrtlc ft
Co., Vancouver, Spring of won with i;wn
(eel % cable, .">.i, feet '», 80 loot X, nil
new with tslsss-kss.     Cun Ise s.*on on S. E.
40 acres of N. W. H See. It, Township
'.■ti, New Westminster District,   Apply t..
II, lin.llKI'T,
ltotito 1, ,*>nrdis.
Tuu loll" Timothy liny, Inosc.
Good work maro, 1200 Iba,, quiet end reliable,,    t'ssllupsuhls. fowl house,   new.
A'"'ly       A. N. MnoKKAY,
Young Road, Cliilliwnck.
Free Press Printing Pleases.
At  Once  to Learn Barber   Trade
Only .-1_;>ii vvi'i*l,s rc(|iiiri>il lti loarn, timlB
frci* and puy wugOB while learning. Positions secured on comnletlou nt frum $15
to $20 per week. We have liu nd reds of
locntloni when* you can siart business
for '-niirsidf. Tremendous demand for
barbori. Writo fur Free Catalogue; bottor still, cull, if you would become an
expert you must Im iiii I International
Alexander Avo., First Door West
of Main St., Winnipeg.
(i. B, Crotghton, assessor of Spokane
County) has appointed seven women to
handle household assessments in Spokane ililn spring, They will begin
wurk early in Maroh at $1)0 a month,
thr same ns Ih paid to tin* men. forty-
two in.>n havo been appointed for this
.■iiv. ii is likely thnt a number ut
womon will bo named fm* deputy as-
sosBors for Uil* eighteen Incorporated
towns in this OOUnty, This Is Uu; lirsl
time that women huve been called upon in share in ihls work wllh men.
Mr. Creighton snys his appointees are
married womon uf good business ablU
Ity and he predicts they will do the
work in m satisfactory wny. "If they
do us well as wr expect," he added,
"1 s<-.' no reason why they should nut
have equal chances wiih men in this
kind <ii' wurk." Mrs, i>. fcllrschftold, the
tlrst woman appointed, probably will
in- chief deputy,
A i tht- hist silting of thc lown council nf Nagyporkata, Hungary, it was decided almost unanimously to Introduce
a special lax on bachelors over twenty-
four. The amount (s to vary between
"JO pence and $_0 according to the pecuniary circumstances of each unmarried mnn. Tlu? proceeds will be entirely devilled lo the foundation and
maintenance of an asylum for poor
homeless children,
Send for Kree Hook giving full particulars   of   THKNCir.M   RBHDDVi   thc
World-famous Cure for Kpilepsy ami
Fits. Simple home treat ment, 25
years'   BU0C6SS.
Testimonials   from   all   parts   of   tho
world.    Over 1,000 in one year.
107 SI. .Inmm' Chamber**, Toronto.
Sheathing Felt
contains no oil or tar. II is clean,
odorless, waterproof, germ and
vermin proof and practically
indestructible. Makes houses
draft-procf, ear.y to heat, and
comfortable In any weather.
Ask your dealer to r.liow you
a sample, or write (or sample
and Booklet lo the 82
Sole Canadian Manufacture.*
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Mi.i.'i'.-... ttiiii.lst.-n. Calgary, Vancouver.
lu I
I. m
•nslsT corns, pi.Infill corns, soft
s. blooding s-iirns., ssvery klnst i,f
s thnl othor comedies fall to euro
at'B .. nois'l many yield .|iilrk!y
loam's Painless .'oro Extractor.
I fssriy yours In many lands. Larg-
lale in Uo' world. Putnam's Pain-
Corn Elxtractor. Tho namo, you
t.-lls Its story, li removes cssnis*
does ii nntnlossly, but here is a
i.r; ba suro you u.-i Putnam's.
l.y druRglsIs, price 26c.
Mai ■  ■ HaV ajSss.   .>ais|"'ri.lSs-sslrr.,.iri
I      1 1 _■■■ ""> * "       S-.» .ssr,.
L I I UV    Misnssi                  ,11a.
Pll ■* ^^ I'"     '
■ II 111 1«    without   first
■ s\0  I |~|J*7  " prices.
u ,                   sssssl   is  s.-.isseat.
sis-mutism-., rorwarded siny ^mi* rteelv.d
K,|.i,.ss and mull ohargaa on „n ihlpmanla
isill.l lsv iss     I.....I,', I ,, J.,1 Fu, <>„,,„(,„,
John  lf.lletm • Toronto
The Wretchedness
of Constipation
Cm quickly be overcome by
Purely test.Lisle
—ad aurelr aad J
f sally oa lhe
ver.   Cure
aeai, ud tndifsssatksn.   They do itsssis duty.
Smell Pill, Sawll Dcs... Smell Prico.
Genuine ...«i».i Signature
"How woll you arc looking!"
"Yes.   I am a vegetarian."
"That settles it. 1 shall never cut
meat again. How long have you boen
"I   begin   tomorrow."
• *    *
The Tramp—My pal says as 'ow
you've just give 'im .sixpence fer 'avin'
one leg.
Tlu- Obi Lady—Ye**:. 1 did.
Thc Tramp—Well, then, gl' me a
shillln'—cos I've got two!
• *    *
Young man (dining with his ownest
own)—Oh, waiter, may we have a
spoon here?
Waiter—No objection, sir, If you
don't mind  the other guests.
• •    •
Wife—Can you give me a littio more
housekeeping money,  my  dear?
Husband—Sony, my love, but I
haven't a cent left. I've been insuring
against burglary and theft.
Sunday-School Teacher—"Yes, Job
was sadly alllieted, but his patience
was rewarded. In what condition do
wc Hnd him at the end of his life?"
Bright   Scholar—"Dead."
• •   •
Hobbs—This being Leap Year, 1 suppose It is proper to say "She led him
to the altar."
Dubbs—It's proper all the time, lt
is the bride who does thc steering; the
man generally has the  blind staggers.
• «    *
Conductor (after village choir has
massacred a sublime passage at oratorio rehearsal)—"Ye'll hae to dae better than that. I can a'malst see Handel himse.' lookln' doon frac Heaven
an' sayln'. 'Man Jamie, but ye're makln1
an awfu' bungle o't.'"
• •    •
"Buy a (lower, sir?"
"No, thanks."
"Buy one for your wife, sir?"
"Haven't one."
"For your sweetheart, then?"
"Haven't one, either."
"Well,   buy   one   to   celebrate   your
a    a    *
"Are you not afraid that some of
your children will fall into that open
cistern?" asked the nervous boarder,
looking over the picket fence in lhe
"Oh, no, mum," came the complacent
reply. "Anyhow, it ain't where we
gets our drinkin' water."
• *   •
Uncle Ezra—"Do you think the
money young Eph Hosklns made down
in New York will last him long?"
Uncle Eben—"You bet it won't! He's
going at an awful pace. I was down
in the general store last night, and
young Eph was writing hundred-dollar
checks and lighting his cigars with
• •   •
"1 can truthfully say that I um a
success," said the literary man who
had hitherto kept silent.
The others looked at his modest attire and tried to think of something
he had written.
"Ves," he went on, "it is easy enough
for u business man to stay married
when he is home only one day In the
week, but I havo been doing all my
work ut home fur nearly thirty years,
and 1 still have the sumo wife I started
• *    t
Representative Sulzer, in an interview ln Washington, compared Russia's
silence on the passport question to an
unusually silent, uncommunicative
"This man," he said, "hated to talk
us Russia hates all passport talk. He
went into a barber shop the other day
lo ho shaved, and, before seating himself In the chair, he handed the barber
a dime.
" 'Oh, thank you, sir,' said tin; barber.
'I don't often get my tip before I be-
Hin.   Thank you, sir. very much.'
"'That Isn't a tip,' said the silent
man sternly.   'It's "hush" money.'"
• •   •
A plumber was sent to the house of
n wealthy stockbroker to make repairs. He was token by the butler
into the dining-room, and was beginning his work wheu the lady of the
house entered. (
"John," said she, with a suspicious
glance toward the plumber, "remove
Un- silver from llie Sideboard at once
and lock it Up."
Rut the man of lead was in no wise
"Tom." he said to his assistant,
"take my watch and elm In and these
few coppers lo my missus at once,"
Willie Collier sat regarding Lillian
Russell and Di- Wolf Hopper sadly one
day. The Iwo were chatting together
with animation. Hopper wus uppnr
en tiy in his merries! mood. Miss itus
sell wus blooming ami blossoming in
lur luxuriant beauty.
"Hlrnngi'." said .Mr. Collier, shaking
lilt head.    " "1'ls passing struime."
"What's strango?" asked a friend.
"Incredible!" snid Collier. "Had 1
in,i seen 11 wllh my 0WI) eyes, 1 would
never have believed that Mr. Hopper
iiiii! Miss Russell Imil patched up their
long-standing feud."
"Never knew tiny bad on**." said the
other.    "What wus it all ahoiii?"
"You never heard'.'" uslu'il Collier. In
accents of exquisite melancholy.  "Re
markablel They have hatttd each other
for years. You see, neither one of
them hus ever Invited the other lo a
single one of their marriages."
• •    •
An gged merchant was very III.   He
sent for the family luwyer.
"I wish," begun the sick man, as thc
attorney stood hy his bedside, eager
to cutch every word as It was uttered.
"Yes?" nnswered the Inwyer, hastily
"All my properly and Utlti to go to
my eldest daughter. I wish lo die i tin
In the knowledge thnt tho properly Is
assured io her," continued the mer-
chant, wilh eager excitement.
"in' course—of course!" fussed the
"Would it be asking too much," hesitatingly asked the dying man, "to suggest lhat you should marry her?"
• *    •
Secretary MacVeagh, at a dinner in
Washington, was urging tho need of
scientific financial laws.
"But let us make those laws scien-
titlcully," he said. "We must lot In the
light. Wo must work in tho light. If
we work in the dark, you know, wo
will go wrong—like young Cornelius
"Cornelius Husk was called one winter morning before dawn, and told to
go and harness the mule to the dearborn. The lad was too lazy to light
a lantern, aud in thc dark he didn't
notice lhat one of the cows was in tlie
stable wtth the mule. As he (ried to
harness the cow his'father, impatient
at the long delay, shouted from the
" 'Corney! Corney! What are ye do-
" "I can't get (he collar over the
mule's head,' the boy replied. 'His
ears are frozen.' "
4       •       *
A New York surveyor had an assignment that took him Into the depth
of thc wilderness ten miles from camp.
The camp was a hundred miles from
the nearest railroad slat Ion. To his
surprise, he heard iho sound of an axe.
He followed the sound and found
a busy woodman at work. Ho had
cleared Ibe timber away for a few
rods ubout, and on that space had put
up a snug cabin. All the rest, on every
side, was the profound, almost untrodden wilderness. The man stopped his
work and greeted the surveyor pleasantly.
"And where did you come from?" ho
"From New York," answered the
"Rive there?" said he.
The man gazed at htm as if amazcil,
and hy anil by said:
"Well, well! (Josh! I don't see how
you can bear to live so fur away!"
• •    •
Mayor Brand Whit lock, of Toledo,
was talking about a certain trust magnate.
"He's got a bad name," said the
mayor-novelist. "Hence he can't get
a square deal. He's got as bad a name
for a lawsuit as Dodgln had for a
"Dodgln was the new manager of a
biscuit concern. There* was a workman at the concern who liked to sneak
off to a shed al about three o'clock
in the afternoon and smoke a pipe and
look over the afternoon paper for
half an hour or so.
"Well, one day as the workman sat
reading and smoking in lhe shed, Dod-
gln appeared.
" 'Who are you?' Dodgln asked sternly, frowning at tho idle workman.
The workman frowned back.
" 'Huh, who are you?" said he.
" 'I'm Dodgln, the new manager.'
was the reply.
At this the workman smiled.
" 'So am I,' he said, heartily. 'Come
in and have a smoke.' "
With the Horses
A great deal has been said nnd
written concerning humane treatment
of dumb animals, especintljr1 the horse.
Societies have been formed for prevention of cruelty to dumb animals,
and olher organized campaigns conducted for the same purpose.
These efforts have accomplished
much to prevent heating und starvation, and (he use of decrepit and lame
animals, but there are yet localities
where much can he accomplished
along Ihls line. There are otber abuses
of horses besides beatings and starvation thnt need attention.
Conditions have so chnnged ln the
lust quarter century thnt the type of
horse lias materially changed. The
transformation of the mud roads Into
solid, smooth macadam pikes has caused the slow, steady driving horse to
he replaced by the high-stopping, high-
spirited, fast roud horse, that is the
pride of the young man and his father
The farm horse of a *iunrter of a
century ago was light ln weight and
low bred as compared with thc present-day farm horse. This light, lowbred fnrm horse hnd stumps, stones,
and tough sod to pull against In the
field, and the tough mini when hauling loads to market. He necessurlly
wns slow nml Sluggish] he couldn't be
Several Improvements In farms, by
removal of stones and slumps nnd
nse of tlle ditches, together with the
Increased weight of farm horses, has
demanded a more active, hlgh-splrlled
The large draft horse of today must
show plenty of knee and hock action,
u fast walk and plenty of life, if he
catches lhe eye of the farmer. Men
huve learned by experience that they
cannot heat this high hred horse ns
they did bis ancestors. His high spirit
resenls li.
Cool business calculation teaches
that there is no money In starving a
ToKcther wllh the arousing of public sentiment, the evolution of the
horse hus caused n great decrease in
the old-lime cruelty, This does not
neeensnrlly mean that cruelty hns
coasedi hut ihat tho nnture of cruelty
has changed as the disposition of the
horse has changed,
It Ih a very common thing lo nee n
man driving a horse nlong lhe road
at lis highest speed, kept up by a continuous twitching of the rein or tnp-
plng of (he whip or both; when he
stop**, he slops (be horse suddenly, nnd
stnrls with a full hurst nf speed.
When you see n horso driven us Just
Worms cause fret fulness and rob the
Infant nf sleep, the great iioiirlsher.
Mother (.raves' Worm Rxtermlnulor
will clear the stomach and Intestines
.Mul restore heulihfulness
Doctors Condemn
Oily Liniments
Public   Aro   Warned   AgainBt   Strong-
Smelling, Oily Liniments Containing Harmful Acids
and Ammonia
.Many people have clung to the old-
fashioned idea that a thick, greasy liniment is the best kind.   Doctors say not
-and Ihey know.
Raouritiy a number of these white,
oily liniments were analyzed, and they
were found to contain an enormously
high percentage of harmful acids, and
such irritating chemicals us ammonia,
etc, For lhe moment they may cause
a warm sensation when first applied,
imt their continued use never cures
rheumatism, and only deteriorates the
skin, sets up inllammation, and causes
endless trouble.
When a doctor warns you to quit
using a white, oily lininv-nt—do so. He
knows that a thick liniment can't penetrate, enn't sink through the pores and
reach the scat of the pain.
When asked his opinion a few days
ago an Important physician slated that
he considered a strong, penetrating,
pain-subduing liniment, such us "Nerviline." to be superior to any of the
white ammonia liniments. in his
twenty-five years of practice ho had
witnessed cases of rheumiiiisni.
sciatica, and lumbago that simply
would not respond to ordinary treat-
same physician also spoke nf the grenl
ment- hui Nerviline cured them. The
advantages of keeping  a   preparation
like  Nerviline iii  Ihe  hoUSO,  because of
cramps, diarrhoea, slomnch disorders,
earache, toothache, headacho, and such
minor ailments. Nerviline Is a flrsl-
class cure.       There  Is scarcely  rill ache
<>r a pain, Internal nr oxtortml, thai
Nerviline won'l cure. In thousands of
homes no olher paln-rollavluff , medicine is used. Fifty years' continued
IUCC0SS and the endorsement of the
profession are proof tl|.'iI Nerviline is
the liniment for the home.
mentioned you will notice that it lasts
about two years, and Is then considered as "knocked out" for (he roads;
a new horse Is bought and he, too,
goes   through   the same grind.
It has nol been (hi* number of miles
such a horse has gone, nor the number of beatings, nor starvation, but
the continual "nagging" that limited
his usefulness to two years.
The club bruised a small area of
llesh and Irritated a few nerves, but
scarcely ormised the Qlugglsh brain,
Nagging throws the whole nervous
system out of normal, arouses a sensitive brain and starts thc blood flowing at fever heat. Such a horso truly
Is on his nerve. He uses tils nervous
energy at a rapid rate and hence his
quick decline. He ages rapidly. Rheumatism, stiffened muscles and indigestion result from such a strain upon
the nervous system.
When -i horse is kept up to his highest pitch, with his nerves on a continual strain. It Is* nothing less than
(orture und torture of the worst kind.
The more spirited the horse the greater becomes the torture.
A small spot constuntly irritated on
a nervous horse Is often the source of
more annoyance thun a large running
sore would be* to a horse of less sensibility.
Many people allow their horses to
become i.l.stin;it.- und balk or have
sume sort of mad tantrum. This Is
Just about as excusable In a horse as
lt Is in a child.
When a man hns his horse under
control, nt* he should, he can prevent
all that wear and tear on his nerves
and snve the horse the suffering It
Talk ubout a horse missing a few
feeds, or a few drinks of water but
thut sort of suffering does not compare to lieing "nagged" from morning Illl nighl with a clumsy, careless
driver, or irritated by harness, or helm; In a mud lit for a half day at a
Tlie lies-her Iln* breeding, the more
hlgh-splrlted, alert, proud horse we
develop, the greater becomes the necessity fm* us to recognise that the
form of cruelly may be shifted from
tin* outward and physical to the nerves
of a horse.
A seem* representing a death sirug-
gle   between   Wild   DOOTS   ll)   the   Itluck
Forest of Germany is exhibited at tho
Museum of Natural History. New York.
The skins of the animals were presented by Waller Wlnans. an Bngllsh
sportsman, on the occasion of his visil
lo (his country last autumn, when he
exhibited his thoroughbreds at the
Horse Show.
He went to sec the Museum of Natural History, and was so much Impressed with the methods in use there
uf mounting wild animals that he promised lo send the Museum bis finest
group of wild boars, which he killed
while shooting with the Bmperor William In (he Block Forest. The Collection is to form lhe main feulure of a
winter scene in the Block Forest, about
I'O hy ,1a feet In dimensions. In Ihe
foreground are tin* chief figures—iwo
wild boars engaged in a death Struggle
for supremacy. Younger animals will
he In the background.
The Emperor William presented Mr.
Win.nis with u gold medal as a prize
for shooting thc largest boar ever killed
In Germany, the animal shown on the
left. The pair were mounted by Mr.
Frederick Blasehke. the animal sculptor of the Museum.
Tho Chlcngo Tribune Is collecting
Interviews from tho serving maids of
many households on the subject:
"What Is the    ideal    mistress    like?"
It Is easier to prevent Ihnn II Is to
_ure. lnfiammulloti of the lungs Is
lhe companion of neglected colds, nnd
once it finds lodgnwnl lu the system It is difficult to deal with. Trent-
men t wilh BlOkle'fl A nil-Consumptive
Syrup will eradicate the cold und prevent Inflammation from setting in.    it
costsjlttle, nml Is as satisfactory ns tt .
is surprlsinR In its n suits '
Tho first prize definition of an ideal
mistress follows: —
I have been a maid since I was 11
years old, and 1 always had good positions und was satisfactory to my mistress. When I went to apply for a
position I was always dressed in a
plain neal black suit and plain white
shirt waist, because the first thing the
mistress notices is how you are dressed. If you are all frilled up in fancy
'dresses and jabots, she knows it will
tako up a lot of her time doing up
your fancy things. I think the wages
are the flrst thing to be considered,
and then If she tells you about your
days off, well, all right, but If she
doesn't, why, then, a girl doesn't need
a position very bad to ask a lot of
foolish questions—the number of children and how many rooms, etc., because a good mistress won't hire her.
Of course every girl likes a Thursday afternoon and a Sunday off—
Thursday to do her shopping; she
can always he back for Bupper; but
Sunday afternoon and evening for
herself. Now with a light airy room,
what more of a home could a girl
nsk? When the family have children
you can take us much Interest in
them as their own mother can, for
every woman loves children. I think
every good girl likes the mistress to
take an interest in hef personal affairs, because she Is so much older
and knows, becnuse she has gone
through the world and will bo Just
like a mother to you.
If ymi are a good plain cook that's
all Dial Is llOCOHflary, because she can
teach you the fancy cooking, If you
don't run around every night uml do
a lillle sewing or reading she sees you
nre respectable a ml will allow you
callers once a  week  or so,  because she
knows  you  won't   mool   them  on  the
Dr. Max stall.-r, of Philadelphia, announces a Surgical discovery thut
Should appreciably lessen Ihe sum tolul
of human pain, He finds lhat the
membrane of egg shells cun be used
us a substitute for human sklu In
grafting operations. This membrane
is actually tbc skin of embryonic chickens and contains cells similar to those
of human sklu. When placed on n
burned surface the celts multiply and
lhe membrane spreads until eventually
il Joins Ihe undeslroyed surface and
replaces the burned urea. Dr. Staller
tried his first experiment (tn u woman
suffering from severe; burns on the upper part of the body. No one could
lie found at the moment willing to part
with enough skin for grafting purposes, and so Dr. Staller procured several dozen fresh e^gs, cut the membrane into small pieces and applied
them in the usual way. Tho experiment wus completely successful. The
new skin uppears to be finer than the
human skin, imt strong and healthy.
Perhaps Dr. Staller hus dune more
than he supposes. If thc new skin is
actually finer than tho old there may
be a chance for ladies who are in
quest of beauty to repair the ravages
of time by an entirely new skin of
tho chicken variety.    The removal of
Could Not Work All Summer, and Doc*
tor Failed to Help, but Cure was
Quick When He Used Dodd's Kidney
Ronton. N.U., April 8.—(Speclul.)—
Bordering on the miraculous is the cure
of John McBlroy. a young man well
known here. He wus suffering from
heart trouble and wus so bad that all
last summer he was not able to do a
day's work. Dodd's Kidney fills cured
him. In telling the story of his cure,
Mr. McBlroy says:
"I went to a doctor who said I had
palpitation, bul his medicine did nol
seem to reach the spot. 1 suffered for
over u year ami nil Inst summer 1
was not able lo do n day's work. My
sleep was broken and unrefreshlnu. 1
felt heavy and Sleepy nfter meals ami
I was always tired and nervous. I perspired freely with th*- least exertion,
"After I had finished taking the doctor's medicine, and as I fell no better.
I read In an almanac what Dodd's Kidney l'ills could do and made up my
mini) to try them. Before 1 hud finished the first box I felt different, uml
by the time the second was half gone
I was working In lhe woods uml dolns
good work."
Nothing so Sure to "Set Up" a  Man.
Make Him  Feel  Brisk and Vigorous as Dr. Hamilton's Pills
Lack of exercise and overwork were
the causes lhat combined to almost kill
Samuel s. Stephens, Jr., one or the
best known citizens In Woodstock.
in his convincing letter Mr. Stephens
"A year ngo I returned home after a
long trip, completely worn out.   I was
So   badly   ulfecleil    by   eliroUlc   blllOUS-
laCsi vu much overcome by constant
headaches, dizziness, Uml I despaired
nf ever gelling well, i was always
tired ami languid, bud mi energy and
spirit, found H difllcull to sleep for
inure tlmn five hums, Mv appetite
was so fickle llmt I .-id- next to nothing, and in consequence Insl weight
ami strength, I was pnlo nml had
dark rings under my eyes lhal mnde
nie look like a shadow.
"It was n blessing that I used Dr.
Hamilton's Pills. In one week I
felt like .*, new man. The feeling of
weight unci nnusea in my stomach disappeared. My eyes looked brighter,
color grew better, nntl, best of all, I
began to enjoy my meats. The dizziness, languor and feeling of depression passed away, and I fast regained
my old-time vigor and spirits. Today
I am well—thanks to Dr. Hamilton's
Km* beaMb. strength, comforl und
gnnd spirits then* is uo medicine like
Dr. Hamilton's l'ills. Beware uf substitutes, and dun't let any dealer palm
uff some other pill on which he can
make more money, 26c. a box, or
live boxes for $1.00. by mail from The
Catarrhozone Company, Kingston, nnt.
lhe old skin would, of course, be painful, but everything Is comparative, and
what can be more painful than the de-
facing hand of time.
A new theory covering the formation
uf ih-posits of gold supposes that certain regions under similar geological
conditions owe their endowment to the
greater or less activity of the erosions
whhh have reached the deeper strata
tif the terrestrial crust. Similarities
In type of deposits of metul are found
in regions where geological conditions
are the same.
It Is not by chance that certain re-,
glons ure exceptionally rich in gold,
"lends" while in other regions no
"leads"  c.*m   be  found,
Without funnels, coal, firemen, und
smoke, the forerunner of the new
steamship has arrived. The Danish
East Asiatic Company hus made a
practical lest with a new bout of 10,000
tons displacement. The ship Is ah
oil-burner, und Is, In fact, an Immense
motor-boat driven by engines somewhat similar lo those In use upon
motbr curs. The en«lne-room has the
advantage of plenty of light, ho oppressive heal, and bul lillle noise. Rn
nil tanks, al the keel, carry sullicient
fuel fur .i cruise around the world.
Sleeplessness.- .Sleep is the great restorer and to be deprived of it is vital
loss. Whatever may be the cause of
ii. Indigestion, nervous derangement or
menial worry, try a course of I'arnie-
lee'.s Vegetable l'llls. Ily regulating
the action ut the stomach, where lhe
trouble lies, tbey will restore normai
conditions and healthful sleep will fallow. Tln-y exert fl sedative force upon ihe nerves and where there is unrest
they bring rest.
In nil noses nt
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Bpohn's i.i'1'i..i Compound, nive
remedy to uii of them,   it acts on
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by expelling the disease germs,
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Framed for the Ninth
By   will  H. Oi
Mute Jlegurty, retired heavyweight
champion, was not so called because
lie was deaf and dumb, but because
of his almost invulnerable taciturnity.
The fact of the mutter was, Mule
stammered when be essayed even
monosyllabic speech and being keenly
sensitive uboul his vocal eccentricities,
talked only at the prompting of necessity. Thousands hud a bowing acquaintance with him. liis speaking
friendship was limited lo his old manager, "Ace" McCartney, and the members of his own family. When ho uttered more thun half a dozen words at
a time he was on a conversational debauch.
Uut if Mute did not talk, lhe same
wasn'l true of his money, which was
loquacious enough in sun even a hotel
proprietor. To Mr. llogarty spending
money was a business in which long
experience Inn) rendered him thoroughly proficient, lie was forever malting
several varieties ui' a picturesque Idlol
uf  himsolf.    And ye|   his silences  wen-
sometimes mure informing than nrt-
other man's conversation,
Mllle   louk    llltu   teliretilelil    Willi   him
i fortune variously ostium ted ,ii from
$800)ooo tn $400,000 nnd tho reputation
<>r boing ih<* undefeated champion ul
the world. In Un- Oflgor and salad days
..I bis youth ho had novor foughl for
h guaranlei! uf less than $110,000  i
111   per   COIll,   Of   lhe   i;ule   receipts.     Of
such sum he Would "sunk" n third and
•■blow" ihe remainder, hoodlo-s of the
scriptural    Inl itloli    "Lol    him   lhat
standoth lake hood losl he fall." Ill llie
ring Mule was novor known to full;
but bis falls from grace and the wator
wagon occurred wllh painful froquoncy.
However,   ill   Spile   uf   his   spendthrill
ways, be possessed a goodly slock of
Hum excellent commodity known as
common sense, iind had just enough
sentlmonl In him to koop him on Ihe
Bunnlor side of cynicism. Me understood that ibut pari of lhe populace
ihat follows with on) inleicsi the
doubtful fortunes of the prize ring
would easily adjust Itself to the presence of a new champion, and he hail
no Idea of lieing the pitcher tbut was
carried io the well mice loo often, The
world was full nf broken and battered
idols of the squared circle, with hardly
miic of their former admirers in do
ihem honor; they were as common a
sight as pink giraffes iu delirium tremens. Viewing a similar conclusion to
bis own career with extreme disfavor.
Mute Hegarty grabbed his money und
Lacked into retirement,
Four years of idleness, reinforced by
a keen appetite for very liest of good
things of life, brought the great Heg-
arty to a realization that no fortune is
too large lo spend, and lhat a man
without un income has no license for
believing that a few hundred thousand will see him through Folly's
realm to comfortable old age. So on*-
tine day he received a statement from
his bunkers that was amazing; nnd
mnde him doleful and blasphemous.
ilis fast dwindling fortune had shrunk
to a hare $-.000 and his days as a
luxurious liver were at un end.
He stood Btaring ut the statement
that brought him lo the brink of bankruptcy with an expression uf absolute
and paralyzed incredulity.
"H-h-h-hellt" he gasped, and dropped Into a chair witli an by moisture
beading Ids brow. That he was called
the undefeated champion was n treus-
urable compliment; he bad never
meant to jeopardise the title; but he
hnd reached thc frayed end of his
tether. Me Would huve to lighl again;
and be had un uncomfortable sense
thnt he could nol gel another battle
unless he agreed to lose.
Mule walked his apartment ln the
St. Regal with thoughtful mien, as
one reviewing nnd arranging a confused mass of facts. He hud the burgundy complexion uf a bon vlvant. a
special detestation for exercise und nn
unshakable feeling uf apprehension.
On the verge of succumbing to complete menial panic he telegraphed for
Aee McCartney! who appeared upon
ihe scene within the hour.
McCartney wns reluctantly eager to
renssume lhe position of devoted adviser io Mr. Hegarty, not fur personal
guln, hul for the sake of auld long
syne. He wus durk, ful, podgy, affable
und self-contained. ills voice was
pleasant and distinct, and the style
and texture of his clothing stamped
him us something of a swell.
Mute, red from chin to ears, slmn-
mered forth his story.
"And," he wound up with u rush,
"w-w-wlUi you t-t-to hel-lielp m-m-
me. 1-1-1 k-k-kin lick "em nw-nw-ull."
When Ace McCartney spoke It was
as an elder nilght speak to n child
Instructively,  wilh  a  hint,  indeed,  of
"You're very bud. Mute." he said.
"and you couldn't light a preliminary
right now. It'll take some time to pul
you fn anything like decent condition.
What did you do with all your money?"
Instead of trying lo put u gloss upon
the matter, Mule became satirical. He
hud earned all the money he bnd taken
with him Into the semi-obscurity of
Ills retirement, he declared, nnd he
went on to state thnt he had spent il
like a white mnn iiinr.i sport. Snre.
he was broke perilously near II, anyhow. He couldn't live on u couple of
bucks a week, he couldn't, aud he
couldn't muke more money without using his fists; he hadn't discovered the
secret of tbe truusmulutloii of metals;
he hadn't developed a formula for extruding gold from sen water; nor hnd
be been exploring the wreck of u
sunken Spanish galleon,
Aee McCartney looked at blm with
ihnt air of patient fortitude thut comes
to us all so easily when we contemplate
Ihe misfortunes of others. As he
spoke he wus smiling with the ironic
deference of an assured superiority.
"Busy, old boss," he soothed. "You
know there is only one big fight left
for you. Tho public knows you enn't
live the way you have been living nnd
fight. But they'll believe there Is one
more winning battle In you. Aspiring
-■humps nre rnre, but you can get on
one good one for a mess of money. You
! prefer money lo glory now, eh, Mule'.'"
The champion looked up ut bis manager out of bleared vacuous eyes.
"W-whn-butcher mean?"
"1 mean you'd rather lose for n hun-
| dred thousand than win for half lhal
amount," said McCartney, watching his
j man   purringly,   -contentedly,   like   a
i magician sure ni" his trick.
j Mute Hegarty mused a little while
in silence, it stirred his soul to mutiny   in  havo another read  his mind
1 with such prodigious cast-, but It wus
true, ll" had ono more championship
light in blm    no more- and lie needed
i the money. Me was out to make
D      killing     and     such     a   kilting     as
' would keep hhn for th" rest of
his days. No money would come
fr.un a seeuioi flghti his ndlllirel's
kliew   he   COUld   beal    any   ill.mi    In   (be
world,    Thoy  would  pay  in see him
light once mun. nntl tiny wuuld buck
llllll  In llie  lliilll.     He   had  In Inse.     * >hl
t timers said Mulo was as straight ns a
stretched String; Inn how would uld
timers  help  hllll?    Old   timers  usually!
, Wound   Up   in   Hie   i rhullBO.      Well
Mule llogarty wouldn't,    Nol mi your
MeCarltiPj was studying nlm Willi
the same confident curiosity with which
■i b.iiiii .1 ami ovorpollod Inpdog regards un Intruding and unkempt slieel <
our.    Tho    hi     shut    like  id  hoi
arrows through Mute's swelling veins,
"O-b !-:«• n,   Aee,"  la*  snarled,
l  ii ii need lhe k-k-kolo,"
"You'll light i'i. I. Simmons, ihe
Australian champion," elucidated Mr.
McCartney wllh Ihnl placid languorI
whhh was plainly Uu- (upmost  Ilower I
Wherever there was a moderate
amount of Intellectual activity It was
generally accepted thut Mule Hegarty
was to Mick Simmons what Mount
Aetna in eruption is to a glow worm.
Witty scribes asked Mr. Simmons if lie
wished bis remains cremated, buried
ur Bluffed, They treated the Australian's hope uf winning the championship wiih sutirieul pleasantry.
li was almost a week before Ace
McCartney paid his second visit tu
Mule Hegarty. What be found displeased him not a little. Mute paced
restlessly up and down thc room. His
face hud fallen into tired lines, nnd
his head was sunk forward on his
Mute checked un angry oul burst
from his manager wilh upraised hand
and quelling glance. He suid frankly
he wns nfruld he would muke a mess
of faking a knockout. lie wonted to
rehearse the affair with Simmons.
McCartney's cheeks turned lhe color
or spilled claret,
"On you want lo spoil everything'.'"
he demanded. "Simmons' camp Is being watched us closely us you are In
Oils hotel, Sou lake io your old train-
Inn quarters tomorrow and stay there.
There is In lie m. coliltlllinicutloll between lhe two "amps. The risk Is too
greui. Practice lhe knockout wilh tho
boxer I sent lu you,   Huw .In you feel?"
.Mule smiled a may smile und suid
lie   UUVOr   fell    lnlHl    III   ills   life.
"Ool good enough lo ^o nt a fast
dip I'm- nine rounds," said McCartney,
"nm* friends are putting down every
cont Ihey own tbut Simmons will trim
you. I have placed $20,000 for you at
eight tn one. This Simmons fellow win
have In be bundled gontly, Mule. He's
frosll from Australia uml don'l kuow
anybody hero excopl Sieve Molkor. 1
can'l lake a peep at him myself. The
man l send you iu rehearse wiih will
afterward be smuggled lulo the other
camp lo rohearso with Simmons. Hotter lot hie plnce all your money for you,
yuu can't claim the
uf |50,000  I'm* goods
un his ii
ond pay
in spite ui* his habit ..f unmurmuring
submission, Mute Hegarty could noi
suppress nn onth, Which broughl a
smile in ihe face ni' bis maiiiiger, who
know  then  11 he champion  would
malic the battle Interesting and lose
artistically at lite lime and in the manner agreed upon.
It was 7 o'clock when tho doors of
the Hercules Athletic Club were thrown
open, in cume the crowd, pushing and
jostling and sweating, every man in
hnste to gel in his appointed place.
There were throngs of men with facial
angles and bumps behind the ears that
would have delighted ii phrenologist.
Thore were others- white sheep they
were, in u motley flock—who slipped in
wilh Hn- nervous consciousness of being mil of their element. They longed
for und yet dreaded the siu'-t of blood
und the dull thump of lls.s ugalnst
tough noses.
The electric lights Nickered, the
aisles rattled, the crowds surged and
boiled und eyclouod through the door,
laughing, cursing and happy. The
seals filled rapidly. The boxes were
11 Inhabited with little colonies uf
spurts und actors and society men.
After a while there was more light, ami
under the added radiance gleamed the
canvas-floored square of ihe urenn, us
sacred  in pugilism as were the lists
down Wlllcll  Jousted  the knights uf nlil.
A sudden yell from the rear uf tlie
building, I .ond cries ami excited exclamations. A burly, broad-shouldei-ed
man came ploughing thruugh the spectators toward (he arena, 'i'he uproar
around tho ring was terrific. "Hegarty!"    "Hegarty I"     "Hegarty 1"   was
ihe cry.
Mule clambered through the ropes,
bowed with a smile in ihe crowd, und
sitting down in his corner, stared
aboul him. Here was a mun who wns
a delight in those enamored of physical
Tho Quay nt Stockholm, ns seen from St. Catherine*.       The Nordi.ka Museum at Stockholm, one of the City's
Elevator Show Spots
!_*to*Au*_ift   m
-     ....h..;.«;-^:..*..,;   _-.^__*_*,^-_.^..-.--*
A   Midsummer   Night   in   the   Sherries  of   Stockholm,       Stockholm—the  North  Stream—The  Riksdag   House-
where days are long p*nrt of the Water Front
•>f luxurious assurance, "and you'll lose
In the ninth round by a knockout.
We'll muke a greal International match
oui uf it. although ibis Simmons shine
couldn't win on the level from you if
he had a thousand arms and a knockout in each. I'M give ymi my check
for $60,000 now, um) one for the same
figure after lhe buttle, Het ihls monoy
1 am handing you ugalnst yourself, rn
place It for you, if you don't mind, All
the uld crowd will follow my lead, und
When our press agents get down to
Work they'll be giving six and eight lu
one uu you. I've gol Sieve Mclkcr Iii
manage (be Australian for me, for I
don't wish ll known Hint he's in my
stable.   Do you get ine'.'"
Cot- a time Mute Hegarty snt In
cataleptic silence, cive minutes pan*
od ami he heard the tick of every second.    He StOOd Up.
"1-1 g-get you. Ace," he said,
The following dny the newspaper*,
cume out with their spoiling columns
tilled wllh news of ihe grout iuteriin-
tlonnl mutch. Mute Hegarty. they Informed the breathless public, emerged
from retirement for ihe sole purpose uf
upholding the glory of Ihe stars and
stripes.  Tin- Australian champion wns
a clever boxer, ami while he lucked
great httiliu*, powers, he could punch
hurd utul gel awuy. He hud Improved
so much umtet* the astute hnndlhm of
the celebrated Stove Molkor than many
wen* of the opinion Ihul he would be
uble io siuy uwuy from the champion
fnt* twenty-live rounds nlu) score enough points to own him the decision.
In his bouts with lhe seeoiid-rnters lie
hint outboM'd ills men in commanding
style and won practically hands down.
.Mule llogarty Came In for his share
of iin- calcium light. Me was pictured
us .i thrifty citizen whoso Income was
uver 150.000 a year. He was the ein-
bodlmenl of animal strength a silent,
Inexplicable man from whom no word
cume unnecessarily. Por ten yenrs he
hnd defended his title In u manner thut
won universal eulogy, umi conducted
himself wllh bourgeois propriety. At
home he tuught (he hoys und girls nf
his neighborhood many of his nccomp-
llshments lu athletics. He wus deeply
Interested In his estates and bestowed
every available hour upon their Inspection. He li nl bought fnrms uml dwellings, which in every case hnd turned
out good speculations.
.Mm*-. No? au right, then; you'll be
'sorry. This will be the greatest killing
since llie Hood."
j The champion was glad lo gel awny
I from the city, When- he hud mice
wandered desperately lonely and unfriended, Un-  whole town  was nt  his
j heels.    He welcomed (he quiet  of Ror-
Identown, the hamlet where he hud
trained for all his famous battles.   The
; house    be    rented    was  n   low-roofed.
j pleasant-looking place, sinnding welt
buck from the rond, and protected from
the too close scrutiny of lis neighbors
| by u baffling hedge of locust trees and
shrubbery. Here, lu the bin room on
the south side nf the house. Mute
established himself with his trainers
nnd sparring partners, scattering
through the other rooms ihe somewhat
scanty furniture he had always used,
and which was ihe battered equipment
of Ace McCartney's bachelor days.
The hitter Individual ami his intimate associates took nil the Hegarty
money in sight and neglected to hold ■
their collective breath in agonised suspense. They always showed an Intrepid spirit nf belting on a sure thim;,
nnd could not see the moral obliquity
of their COndUOt,
AS Ho* day of battle drew near Mule
in came unaccountably irritable ami
gloomy.   Every suggestion offered by
bis trainers annoyed him and lie develop*--, a decided talent fm- faultfinding, The picture of himself reeling
before iiii Inferior man. and falling
plone.   perhaps   blecdlm*.   Ill   simulated
unconsciousness nl lhe feci of a mere
novice, sickened him, uml sen) blm
snorting through his dally stum with
drawn face nml unseeing eyes.
His spurring purl tiers nudged one un-
Other wlu-n they saw him. ami mice, as,
he passed tluin. loudly regretted Hint
he wus losing bis nerve. Mute hm) no
reprimand for these men. but u wall;
nf silence arose nlld thickened between j
McCartnoy had been holding himself;
aloof,, hniighiiiy  Incurious as to how I
the Champion wns feeling, when one1
of the irnlners sent him u telegram, [
Aee wns in Bordentown the next day.
"If you're not careful, Mute," he
snld. "you won't hnve to fake a knock-'
out. This fellow Simmons might mukej
It ret], for Mftlker snys he's n regular |
bear cat And. remember. If you don't
fake ihe knockout nnd Simmons wins
strength. His great hairy arms lay
carelessly out on the ropes like sleeping
pythons, ills hunl uud parlous lists
were clinched and rigid in bony knobs.
Ills brand chest was mapped with
squares of muscle, like those of nn Atlas upholding a world. With his nngor
oml thumb he could have torn the gullet from any old-time gladiator, and
in tbe strong white light. Muring from
above, he was a model that Phidias or
Mlron would have loved.
"Whal awful muscles!" suid u mun
in evening dress, with the air of one
criticising n brewery hnrse.
"1 k  nt  the girth  or his throat:"
cried another.
And iti truih his neck, corded und
Muled uml buttressed with muscle,
seeim-d ns strong as the pillar of Hercules.
A bowl from the outer darkness.
Vnothor rapid Are of cheers nnd exclamations, Then oul from the gloom
walked the Australian champloni Tall
mill   pule  he seemed  in  cunt Mist   to his
bulky antagonist, As he npproaohed the
ring in* gased curiously at the crowd
and then his eyes lit on Mute Hegarty.
He cume with the nir of a mnn who
hastens to n Joyous festival,
The   referee   introduced   ohumpions
umi ox-champlons until ihe impatient
mob cried hhn down. The gong dunged,   seconds   SCUrrlcd   nut   of   tbe   ring,
ami the idu oven I of the evening wns
Mute was the aggressor In the first
lhe rounds ami hail n safe lend over
his antagonist at the end of lhe eighth
round. Come the epochal ninth. Mute
rushed out uf tils corner nnd forced thc
Australian around the ring with a volley of blows in the face nnd body,
Simmons dived Into n clinch nml held
"N-n-now," hissed Mute, "l'-p-put
me out w-w-wllb ii plv-plvoi b-h-h-
"I-I-l- I c-e-euii-cnn-onn't d-d-do
It!" gasped Simmons, nnd straightened
Mute Bcgnriy's eyes biased. He
planled himself nnd throwing (he
strength of his rage, the heat of his
vitals, the surging of his blood nnd the
lust mince of his brute strength Into
ihe punch, dropped the Australian like
n log.
Then hedintn brake loose. Cheers,
screams, oaths and hisses   rent   the
thick, smoke-laden air. Solid masses
of cheering, cursing men moved upon
the arena. Mute .saw and heard it all
like some dreamer who knows that
the terror he Is suffering from la all a
dream, and yet finds it impossible to
"You bonehend!" shrieked Ace McCartney, clutching it im by tho arm.
"What happened'.'"'
Tin- bewildered champion folded his
manager in liis arms und glued bis
poor, stuttering lips to his ear. Released from Hegarty's embrace McCartney tore across the ring und
caught the pop-eyed Molkor as the latter was dragging the unconscious Aus-
trallan back to his corner.
"Drop that stiff!" raved Ace. "Drop
him, I say! Mute tried to tell him to
use the pivot blow and he mocked
Mute! He stammered In Mute's face
_o get him to lose his temper!"
Steve Melker laughed unsteadily,
"Muck the Mute!" he screamed
fromsiedly. "Oh, hell, Ace, I (bought
ynu knew. Why, Simmons stammers
worse tliau Mute!"
There ure  no  llres  more disastrous
than those in which petroleum mineral
essences,   heil/oill,   etc,,   pluy   u   purl,  oil
account or the dlfllculty of gottlng them
under conlrol. No really efficacious
method has ever been put lulo use tu
extinguish llres of hydro-carbonic origin, Wuter is utterly usoIobb, Dangor
may Ik* al limes reduced lo a minimum
by preventing contact of air with tho
flame, choking ii botwoen blankets,
mats, damp cloth, earth, or sum), but
tbls is hy no means always sufficient,
l-'or this reason Bolentlsts arc Interested lu slme experiments made recently
in German laboratories bearing on the
possibility of controlling tires of varying chemical origin. It is said that if
n stated quantity uf caustic soda solution lie mixed with an equal quantity
of alum It forms u dough—or mortar
—fifteen times as great as the original
single quantities, This dough Is very
light and foamy. If this substance be
thing over the petroleum, etc., and the
entrance of air Impeded, the fire will at
once be put out.
An experiment was lately tried In
Germany to establish these facts beyond question. An Improvised fire extending over four cubic millimeters
was extinguished in less thnn two
minutes by an eighty per cent, solution of the above-named substance.
If dry earth Is wet suddenly the heat
emitted is due chiefly to the affinity
of putter's clay und humus for water.
Thai affinity is so powerful that the
two substances release twenty and
thirty calories per every two kilograms.
One of the noteworthy results of a
recent expedition on Ihe government
steamer "Albatross," was lhe discovery
of a hand of elephant seals. The expedition was commanded by Dr.
Charles H. Townsend, director of the
Xew York Aquarium, and wns sent out
under the auspices of the New York
Zoological Society und tbe Museum of
Natural History, New York. The ani-
mnls were found on the uninhabited
Island of Guadeloupe, 250 miles off the
coast of Sun Diego. The pnrty captured alive six baby elephant seals,
which were sent to the New York
Aquarium, where they nre attracting
great attention. Four skins of large
adult mules were obtained, over sixteen feet long, for a museum group.
The maximum length of the adult male
is 22 feet. The femnle. which Is
smaller, lucks a proboscis. The short
proboscis, or "trunk," has the nostril
openings at the end and can be ex-
pnnded and contracted ut will. The
mule elephant seals tight desperately,
us the scars on their necks und breasts
bear evidence. They have formidable
teeth and send forth guttural roars
which can he heard at a considerable
distance. Unlike the fur seal the elephant seal Is a wonderful oil-producing animal, having a deep layer of
blubber six or seven Inches thick; the
oil Is even superior to whale oil.
Fifty yeurs ago, elephant seals were
abundant, but owing to their wholesale
slaughter to obtain the valuable oil for
commercial purposes by the sealers,
the species Is now approaching extinction.
It is interesting to note that more
than twenty mahogany-like woods nre
now offered ns true mahogany, not to
mention a considerable number of
woods cunningly stained to Imitate that
wood. In the present circumstances,
therefore, when the demand for mahogany is greater thnn the supply, unusual interesl attaches to such woods
as Carinlana or Colombian mahogany,
which is acknowledged not to be mahogany, hut which is so similar to It
In color, grain effects and working
qualities as to serve for the rarer wood.
The statement Is made thnt while
Carinlana differs widely in its uotnni-
cnl and nnntomlcnl •characters from
true mahogany, Its close superficial resemblance to mahogany am) its physical properties at once distinguish It
us u high class cabinet wood. When
properly seasoned It does not warp,
check or shrink, while much of the
lumber is beautifully figured, It works
well, lakes a filler rendily. und can be
highly polished,
"Sometimes the night clerk's job has
its drawbacks." remarked the tall, thin
mun behind thc desk nt the hotel.
"These weird tales that guests will tell
In the still night"—he went on, "they're
one thing thnt makes a fellow wish
there Were more people around.
"One night, about two o'clock, a
guest cume up to the desk and spent
nu hour telling me enrnestly nbout the
black cat that had been sitting on the
fool of his bed. As he talked I noticed the fellow hnd a queer look In
his eye.
"A black cat's nothing but a black
cot, but somehow o fellow doesn't want
to hear much about 'em In the middle
of the night from n nervous mnn with
a queer look In his eye. This mnn said
Hint the ent came in when the waiter
brought his dinner up to the room.
Then lhe cat took a chair at the table
opposite him, he said, nnd tucked a
napkin under Its chin.
•• "1 asked If It didn't want something
to eat,' the mun added, 'but It said it
didn't- politest cat I over saw.'
"Greal line of talk, wasn't it?
"Then he started In to direct a lot
..i' men building a skyscraper there in
the lobby. I couldn't sec the skyscraper, but he did, He had a force
of about 400 men hoisting stone und
slcel, and lie bossed the job.
"By and by he went baclt to hiB
room und tried lo sleep. 3ut inside
of half an hour he cume down again
to tell me about the mun oul ln tho
buck yard who wns changing hens
into horses and rubbing black cuts
In in;; hands until they turned into
pink goatB.
"Four 'lays after that 1 heard that
my visitor had been taken over to tlie
hospital wilh a had case of It T.'s, and
had passi'd on. He was calm enough
when he was tolling me a!mut the
things he was seeing, but it t a
ch«ery line of talk to listen to.
"Of course, these things don't happen so often around a hotel, but when
anybody does see things—robin eggs,
blue buffaloes, purple giraffes, or anything, the night clerk's the man thai
has to hear all about 'em."
is   it    unadulterated   egoism   thai
luu hies our en joy ment of u thing
when we lu some form constitute one
of Its chief Ingredients? A flower that
We planled In a border lhat wc dug
Is a miracle. We gloat over its existence and ure awestruck at its having
evolved from die dry little bulb we
planted. t.Mher Mowers ure just Mowers, but those that bloom because of
us nre Inystlc touches at which we
vibrate Instantly. Our babies, our
houses, our artistic creations and financial successes are marvellous to
us, and yet with nn outward eye we
see them to be not so fair or big or
complete or great as (he babies, houses.
artistic creations, and financial successes of other people. And suddenly
what seemed like the vanity of possessions goes and one feels that perhaps
our loyalty to our own may be the
result of something else. In just so
much ns we are involved in a thing
do we know its processes and it: so
much as we have caught a vision of
processes are we made forever attached to what is more a miracle fur having been revealed at various i: iges
Cataclysms could be taken for granted
nfter a moment it not clearly understood, but slow-hidden development!
enthralls us. Because we had to di
with the rudimentary arrangem
and know how bungling and blind
was our touch, we ar** forever be
fully agape that the miracle ccurx
just the satm- and that our r-■■::-.;
no apparent harm. Our happy, ii -'-jo-
sciously absurd, feeling that we rdotw
made a daffodil is based on thi ■ i |
mnn ths when other people .->aw bare
earth ami we saw a garden of daffodils. ' We created it then; when it
really came we had learned th-* del •
ful trick of feeling a > reotor   ind ws
xhtblted It, beaming and flnstaBed.   \a
our own.
Jules Lefebvre, fn** famous French
painter who died in fans recent-?
was a member of the old salon jury.
The pupils at Julian'.-*, where he tsogfit
or rather advised during his regular
visits, always found a powerful protector In him when they wished to exhibit at* the Artistes Francois, They
used to bring their works tn Um Before sending them to the- Grand E t&ts
ostensibly to hav** his advice on rnem.
but really to be sure that he wouid
recognise trVm when they reached the
Jury. His studio Just before sending
In day was crowded wuh young artists
anxious to show their work. - me lu-*
when there were about fifteen there,
a magnificently liveried footman ip-
peured with a smal canvas under his
arm. "Mme. la Marquise has sent me
to say that she would be ex; remedy
pleased if Monsieur le MartfU-fl' picture was hung on the line." he explained. "Very well, my man. that's understood." And when the rlunky had
left, the artist turned to the young
painters there and said: "If in return
for three lunches those people v mr
the line, next year they will ,i_k for i
gold medal." And that picture was
Some curious habits in a fiah have
been observed by the French zoologist.
13. Romeis. The fish In question, which
bears the name Paratilapia multicolor,
was kept in an aquarium containing
suitable seaweed, und observed through
several seasons.
The female fish places the e*ggs in
pockets in her mouth, and keeps them
there until they hatch. After hatching,
the fry is thrown out into the water
in the morning, but toward evening
the young fish come back to the mother's mouth. Inside of which they
spend the night.
A resting condition resembling sleep
wns also observed. Ordinarily these
fish rest near the bottom of the water.
But nfter the eggs are laid the female
seeks the surface of the water, so that
at times her back fins were actually
out in the oir. When at the surface,
she pressed her side tins close against
the body, nnd remained quite motionless for ns much as two hours at a
stretch. With the exception of very
slight movements of the gill covers.
there wns nothing to Indicate that the
animal  was  still alive.
Dr. Romeis supposes that the advantage In this habit lies in the fact that
the female having eaten no food for a
long time (during the breeding seasoni
nnil being obliged to economize the reserve fnts In her body, avoids motion
ns much as possible. Floating near
the surface is perhaps connected with
the fact that here the fish enn pet sufficient oxygen with the least amount
of exercise.
A recently invented aluminum apparatus mnkes the most minuto details
of a fracture distinctly visible. Aluminum is no more an obstacle to the
X-ravs than clear glass is to the sight.
As the metal is transparent to the ravs
the operating surgeon enn examine the
fracture without haste or difficulty, closing his apparatus only when every fragment has been put in place. FREE  PRESS,  CHILLIWACK,  BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Summer Clearing Sale
Starts Saturday June 29th 9 a.m.
Shop in the mornings.
Avoid the afternoon Rush.
in Summer Dresses
Values to 8..*30
Values? to 4.50
Values to 3.00
at $5.25
at 3.00
at  1.95
Children's Wash
Values to 2.00 - for $1.25
Values to 1.50 - for 95c
Values at 1.15       -      for    65c
Ladies' North way
at Clearing Sale Prices
At $19.50 Choose from 35.00,
30.00, 27.50 ami 25.00 Suits.
At $12.50 Choose from 22..50
21.00 and 20.00 Suits.
At $8.50 Choose from 17.50,
15.00 and 12.50 Suits.
Ladies' Rain Coats
$22.50 Coats now $15.00
At $9.50   from   13.50,
anil 12.00 Raincoats
At $6.50  Choose  from   10.(10,
and 8.50 Raincoats
Die*ss Skirts at Clearing Prices.
Choose from our range of Cashmeres,   Serges,   Fancy Stripes,
Voiles, Etc., all selling at
25 per cent oft
regular prices.
Your choice  12  ]-2c and  15c
Prints.    Sale price 10c. per yd.
Regular 15c yard,    now 10c yd
Regular 25c yard,    now 15c yd
Choose from
20c values for 12Jc yd
35c and 40c values for     20c yd
50c values       - for 40c yd
17 l-2c values now 15c yd
1.5c values. now 12ic yd
12V values now 10c yd
An event that will surpass all
previous attempts at value giving ill Men's Suits
810.00 Suits I'nr   87.50
112.60 Suits I'm'   $9,1)6
815,00 Suits for $11.25
81(1.50 Suits I'm' $11.96
810.00 Suits tor $14.00
$22.50 Suits fm- $17.75
825.01) Suits fnr $19.00
82.50 Suits fur 8 1.115
8'S.OO Suits I'm' 8 2.25
$4.00 Suits tor 8 8.00
8(1.00 Suils for 8 -1.50
Men's Straw Hats on  Sale   at
Clearing Prices
Regular prices $1.25 for  50c.
25c Tics for 20c
S/ic Ties for 25c
05c mul 75b Tics fur 50o
Clearing   Sale   Prices   in   this
Empress Shoes (or Ladies
$8.00 Shoes now 82.25
8:!.50 Sliucs now 82.75
84,00 Slmes  now $8.00
82.IHI Slippers now 81.00
81.75 Slippers now $1.10
81.50 Slippers        now $1.20
8;>.(X> Values now 82.25
$8.50 Values now 82.115
84.1X1 Values now $8.00
$5.00 Values now 88.75
8ii.(l0 Values now 81.50
Ashwell $ Son
Values in Unclonvonr that can't
he heat anywhere.
50e Drawers anil Sliirts now    .|0e,
(!5e Values     50c
81.(HI Values      80(1
81.25 Values  81.IHI
81.(15 Values       $1.25
Boy's Underwear
85c. Values uuw 25c
50c. Values        now 85c
Boy's Bathing Trunks
1 ."»• ami 25c Values now 10c  and   15c
Men's Bathing Suits
76c, $1.00, $1.25 Suits at 20 p o OFF
Grocery Specials Saturday
Deviled Ham, tin 5c
Salmon, 2 tins 25e
KrinkleCorn Flakes pk 10c
Oranges do/. 20c to 40c
Lemons doz 30c
Lyles Syrup, 2 tins        35c
Shop Early
City of Chilliwack
NO. _.
Spadina Avenue Sidewalks
The Municipal Council of tlic City nf
Chilliwack I in vi tig liy resolution detcr-
mined and specified thai ii is dctrircablc
lo carry out tho following work.**, thai is
tf> wiy:
To c.nslriH'l ccnirul sidewalk and
works contingent ihorcUvuii both sides
o( Spadina avenue between Main streel
and Mary Btrect, and that said works in
he carried oul in accordance with llie
provisions of the " Local Improvement
■General By-law 1912.*'
And th*' Cily Engineer and City Aa-
OCflBor having reported to iln* Council in
accordance with the provisions of the
said By-law upon lhe said works giving
Btatcmenlfl pltowlns tin* amount- estimated to Ih* churgeabfo against the various
(tortious <»f real property in he bcncHticri
>y the said wnrks and Other particulars
und tlio said reports of said City Engineer and City Assessor having Itecn adopted hy tlic Council.
Notice is hereby given that the said
renortH are open for Inspection al the
office of the City Assessor, City Hall,
Chilliwaek. It. C, and that unless a
petition     against   the   proposed   works
Above montionod sinned hy n majority
ui the owners of the land or real property
to In* iwrK-s'-'cd or charged in respect of
Bitch works representing'al least one half
in value thereof is presented tn the
Council within Of loon days irom the
date of ihe lirst publication of this notice
the Council will proceed with the proposed Improvements under such terms
utul conditions as in the payment of the
cost '*f such improvements as the Council may hy By-law in thai behalf regulate
uud determine and also to make the said
Dated this SOtllday of Juno A.D. 1012.
City Cierk.
Dale uf first publication June Mil 1012
City of Chilliwack
no. :;.
Gore Avenue SidewalKs
The Municipal Council i f the City of
Chilliwack having hy Itesolution determined and spcciiteil that it is desirable
to carry out the following Works, lhat is
to say :
To construct cement sidewalk and
works contingent thereto on the North
side of (Jure avenue between Williiuus
rood and Young street and on thc South
side of (lore avenue between Williams
road uud Nowoll street, and thai snid
works Is* carried out iu accordance wilh
lhe provisions of the '" Local Improvement General By-law 1012,"
And ihe Ciiy Engineer and City Assessor having reported to the Council iu
accordance wiih the provisions of the
said By-law upon ihe said works giving
statements showing iln* amounts estimated i<> lx- chargeable against ihe various
portions nf real property lo he benefitted
l.y lhe said works and other particulars
ati'l the said reports ol'said City Engineer uml City Asscssur having been adopted hy thu Council.
Notice is hereby given thai ihe said
reports are open for inspection at the
office Of the Cily Assessor. City Hall.
Chilliwack, B. ('., and lhal unless a
|ietition against the proposed wnrks
above ment lofted signed hy a majority
ol' the owners of the land ot* teal property
in he assessed nr charged in respect of
such works representing at least one halt
iu value thereof is presented to the
Council within fifteen days from the
dale nf the tirsi publication of this notice
the Council will proceed wiih the proposed Improvements under such terms
and conditions iih to the payment nf the
cost ot such Improvements as the Council may hy By-law in thai behalf regulate
and determine and also in make lhe said
Dated this 20th day of June A.D. 1012.
City Clerk.
Dale of tirst publication Jtino20th 1012
City of Chilliwack
NO.  I.
College Street Sidewalk
Tlie Municipal Council of the City of
Ohllllwack having hy resolution determined aud specified that ii is desirable
to carry out the following works, lhal is
In say:
To construct cement sidewalk and
works contingent thereto on the west side
of College street between Henderson ave.
and Itccfcavc, and llmt said wnrks he
carried out iu accordance with the provisions nf the " Local Improvement General By-law 1012."
And the Cily Engineer and Cily Assessor having reported to ihe Council in
accordance with lhe provisions of the
said By-law upon the sai«l works giving
statements showbiii the amounts estimated to Ih- chargeable against the various
portions of real prnjieriy to he benefitted
hy lhe said Work.*-and other particulars
and the said reports of said City Kngin-
eer and City Assessor having liecti adopted hy the Council.
Notice Is hereby given lhal lhe said
report-, are npeu fnt* inspection at the
oiliee of ihe City Assessor, Cily Hall,
Chilliwack, it. (',. and that unless a
petition   against   the    proposed    works
above mentioned signed hy a majority
of the owners of (he land or real properly
lo In- us.-essed or charged in respect tif
such works representing at least one half
in value lliereof is presented In the
Council within fifteen days from tlie
dale of lie lirst publication m' this notice
the Council wlil proceed wiih ihe pro-
I posed improvements under such terms
uud conditions as to the payment of the
cost of such Improvements as the Coun-
'■ cil may hy By-law in thai behalf ivgultttc
| uud determine and also to make the said
j Dated this 20th'lay of .Mine A.D. 1012.
D. V.. CAlil.KTON.
Ciiy Clerk.
Date of lirst publication 1012
City of Chilliwack
NO. .1.
Westminster Avenue Sidewalk
The Municipal Council of the City of
Chilliwack having hy Resolution determined and specified that ii is desireablo
tn carry out the following works, that is
to say :
To construe! cement sidewalk and
works contingent thereto on the Smith
side ol' Westminster avenue between
Nowoll stieei and Charles street aud thai
said works bo carried out in accordance
with the provisions of the " Local Improvement General By-law 1012."
And tbo City Engineer and Ciiy Assessor having reported to the Council in
accordance wilh llie provisions of Unsaid By-law upon the said works giving
statements showing the amounts estimated io lx* chargeable against the various
portions of real projtorty to he benefitted
hy lhe said works and other particulars
ami (he said reports nf said Ciiy Ellgill
eer and Ciiy Assessm* having been auop
led hy the Council.
Notice is hereby given that the said
reports are open for Inspection ai the
oil ire of the Ciiy Assessor, Ciiy Hall
Chilliwack, It. C, aud thai unless i
petition tutaitisi tin* proposed work:
above mentioned signed by a majority
of the owners of the land oi real property
to l*e assessed or charged in respect of
such works representing at least one half
in value thereof is presented tn the
Council within  fifteen days from tlio
date nf the tirst publication of ihis notice
the Council will proceed with lhe proposed Improvements under such terms
and conditions as to lhe payment of lhe
cost oi such improvements as (be Council may hy By-law in tlultbelialTrcgulatb
and determine ami also make (he said
Dated this liOihtlay nf June A.D. 101$
Ciiy Clerk.
Date ot flrsl publication June 20tli 1012
City of Chilliwack
local improvement notice
no. <;.
Victoria Street Improvements
Tin* .Municipal Council nf lhe Cily ttf
Chilliwack having hy Resolution determined aild specillcd that   it   is desirable
Io carry oul lhe following works, ihat is
lo say:
To construct cement sidewalk and
wnrks contingent therein mi North and
South sides nf Victoria Street between
Cook Street and Robson Street, and llmt
said works be carried oui in accordance
with tlie provisions of ihe "Local Improvement Ucnoral By-law  1012."
And lhe City Kngineer and City Assessm* having reported in ihe Council In accordance with the provisions of llie said
By-law upon the said works giving stall •
uieiils showing lhe amounts estimated to
he chargeable against the variousjsirtions
of real property to In* benefitted hy the
said wnrks and other particulars and the
said reports nf said Ciiy Engineer nnd
City Assessor having been adopted by tho
Notice Is hereby given that the said
reports are open for inspection at the
oiliee of Ihe Cily Assessor, City Hall,
Chilliwaek, B. (\, aud that unless a
petition against tho proposed works
above mentioned signed by a majority of
the owners of the land or real property
to bo assessed or charged in respect of
such works representing at least one half
iu value thereof is presented to the Council within fifteen days from the dale of
tho first publication of this notice ihe
Council will proceed with tlio proposed
improvements under such terms and conditions as to lhe payment of the cost of
such improvements as the Council may
hy By-law in that hvlmlf regulate and
determine and also tu make tin* said assessment.
Dated this _7th day of June A.D. 1012.
City Clerk.
Dale of first publication June _7th Bill'.
■■above mentioned signed by a majorily of
I the owners of the land or real property
, io Ih* assessed or charged in respect of
such winks representing at least one half
i in value thereof is presented to the Council within fifteen day from lhe date of
'da* tirst publication of this notice the
Council will proceed with the proposed
Improvements under sueh terms and conditions as to tho payment of the cost of
such improvements as the Conn cil may
; by By-law in thai Miall regulate and
! detenu hiu and also to make the said as-
; assessment,
Dated ihis 27th day of Juno A.D. 1012.
Cily Clerk.
Date nf tirsi publication Juno27th 1012.
aged horse; one mare, weight about 1150
an extra good one; one saddle horse.
Two fresh milch cows; two due about
July 15;  two _'.,  year old  heifers dut
' ,       I », " *   -     .'       J i   ,, i       ' 'I' >       ,,,,,,, ,-.      \in,
soon; two heifers rising'J, bred in May;
' \c fall
xi rn good nm
iluc to freshen in thc fall,
Seven pine bred Leicester
City of Chilliwack
NO. 7.
Tupper Street Improvements
The Municipal Council of ilu* City of
('hilliwaek having by resolution determined uinl specified that it is desirable
to carry out the following works, that is
In say:
To construct cement sidewalk ami
works contingent thereto on tho Mast side
of Tupper Street, and lhal said works ln-
curricd out in accordance with the provisions of ihe " Local Improvement General By-law 1012."
And the City Kngineer and City Asses,
sor having reported to the Council in accordance with the provisions of lhe said
By-law upon the said works giving statements showing the amounts estimated tn
lie cbargeabl" against the various portions
of real property to bo benefitted by the
said works ami other particulars and the
said reports nf the ciiy Engineer and
city Assessor having boon adopted by the
Notice is hereby given lhal the said
eports are open for Inspection ai the
-llice uf lhe City Assessor, Ciiy Hull,
Chill Waek, B. Om and lhat unless t
-iciii.oii against.  Lho   proposed   worki
Auction Sale
Under liiHtnictlonf. Iron.
ssf Chllllwaek, wc will aell Isy Public Ans'-
liisn, .sn his promises] situated »n tlie
Young Rond, ona mile smith ol ihe (Ity
i»f, on his farm known ns. the
Sampson place, on
Wednesday July 3
commencing at 1.80, sharp, tho following
StocK, Implements, Etc.
One hi'iivy slranght mare 7 yrs.. nl.l, in
luul, mul ilue slate nl Hale ; one
heavy draught mare 7 yrs olsl, weight
aboul I7IH). anextrngiMHlnne; Olio heavy
1_."> liiail: III pure Yorkshire sows shin
I.s furrow frnin July to September ; one
pure prod Chcstor Whilo sow due in
.Inly; II Rood stmt,' due tn (arrow
during Aumisi: 4 gsusl bowk witli litters;
7.". shout* from 80 ns no pounds.
Two wagons, nne sot Issihslcighs. four
plows, sine diw harrow, one scralt-li harrow, one dotiblo mould Isnarsl plow, ono
mowing machine, oue cultivator.
HARNESS—Two set heavy harness
nearly new.
Consisting 82 acres wheat, barley and
oats, alsss I'll acres of good limssthy hay,
12 acres will run four tun to aero, the
balance was pastured late hut is excellent
quality.   'I'lii' grain is an excellent Bland.
All sums uf $26 and under, cash, over
Hint amount Ihroe montlu*' credit will Iw
given on furnishing approved joint noU-s
bearing interest at rat.- ol eight per cent.
Dor annum.
NOTE—Aa Mr. Pattinson la leaving
thc Valley everything ottered will be sold
without reserve.
F. J. HART ft CO. LTD.
Quarter Acre Home
—— Sites
I Imve for sale some Quartet* Aero Lots exceptionally
well situated for Homo Sites.   Prices from
$350 up, on terms
of $30 Cash, balance $15 per month, Interest 6 p.c.
It will pay you to see these before you  select your
building site.
Real Estate and Insurance    Chilliwack


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