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The Prospector Apr 29, 1911

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Array VOL. 17
No. 17
Canada's   New
A Tourist Resort, Hunting
and Fishing
Tlie following appeared m tlie "Oa-
nadian  Gazette''   (London   Boglaud.)
ami    was   written     Iiy It.    Randolph I
Bruce, of Wllmer.
Ill n recent article in tlie Canadian!
Ge.ette you     well maincd (be  Upporl
Oolumblo    Valley    "The    Sleeping
Beauty".   The name hoe caught on, i
nut however, "catchy" your appellation    is mul hat. proved     to  he—at |
preiieut, it i.i a poetical   description
winch in a very short    time will    be.
inappropriate     Ior, au yuu also well
aald, the Prince, In Hie Bhape of the
Canadian  I'acilic  Hallway   Company,
han appeared on the scene,
1 waa talking recently with a prominent traveller [rom the United
State*, and he remarked. "As a
playground, this haa got the rest of
the continent of North America
skinned." Not an elegant phrase,
perhaps, but expressive. To realize
the glories of the Columbia valley
one luu: to see It, aud, aa a few of
us old timerB Imve done, Live in it.
Hitherto, It Iiuh heen a little difficult
ol accent, to the ordinary tourist, I
but, a motor road in to be built by I
the 0. P. R. in conjunction with thej
Provtiuclal Government. Thia road
wlll be "The Highway ol the Great j
Divide," and will be, perhnpB, thej
most wonderful in the world, It will I
run between towering peaks and
glaciers ol the Rocky Mountains, and
wll) gradually drop from the summit
of the Rockies Into the valley of the
Great Columbia River Hero it will
continue in thc narrow valley separating the two groat ranges, the
Rockies and the Selklrks, amidst
scenery of unrivalled majesty und
grandeur, which will awe the most
blase globe trotter.
On the shore of Lake Windermere a
new town la to be established, named Invormere, and hern the company
intend to erect a chalet to accommodate tottrifltB. But it is not only as
a tourist resort and a world's playground thnt the Columbia Valley iB
destined tn come into prominence. It
Is an ideal location for British settlers, and the Canadian pacific Railway Company are equally interested
in ite development in that direction.
It iB well adapted for fruit growing,
and the Dominion. Government has
decided to establish immediately au
experimental farm in the centre of
the Valley, where a aeries of experiments will be carried on to determine
what apple trees are the most suitable to the district. Experiments
will also be made in the growing of
alfalfa and other valuable crops. At
this farm the settler will see how to
plant, prune and generally cultivate
fruit trees, aud the institution will
be a valuable object lesson and
guide. The Kootenay Central Railway now under course of construction, and which will connect with the
main line of the C.P.R., will provide
a means of trail sport whereby strawberries aud other small fruits picked
In the morning at Windermere will
be In the prairie market the same
day. This proximity to tlte prairies
will mean much to the growth of the
fruit industry of Columbia Valley,
as it Ib thero the great market for
British Columbia fruit exists. But
thero are other resources as well as
agricultural and horticultural. The
timber ia being converted into merchantable lumber, and tho mining industry will probably become evon
more active than It Ib now. Silver-
lead, copper and gold deposits arel
now beiug worked, these being principally in the Selkirk range.
Such, then, Is tho Land of Charm.
to which lovers of nature, sportsmen
and settlors are being invited. It la
a land ou mountains, vale, water and
sunshine. Health, simple but satisfying pleasures with tlio rod, gun and
canoe, and surroundings ever pleasing to tho oye await the newcomer.
Tbo hunter will Ilml gnme lu plenty,
bear, moose, doer nnd car Imu; thc
mountaineer has for a test of his
skill and nerve peaks as yet unsealed
by man, great glaciers that have yet
to be crossed and wonderful- canyons
waiting to be explored. And for the
settlers there will be in addition
polo clubs and grounds—an association was formed last year to encourage the breeding of horses—a golf
club and course, motor boating and
canoeing. Bach and every sport
dear to the heart of the Britisher
Will be available, and In a land
where a steady income Ib assured
from fruit growing and mixed farming.
A large Irrigation scheme is now
being established which will be an
Important factor in the development
of tbe district. When the fertile
benches are covered with hundreds of
prosperous orchards and happy homes
made possible through thc life-giving
water, and when the noble fir has
given place to the apple tree with
Ur beautiful blossom—in short, when
"The Bleeping Beauty" is fully awake
—then will the Columbia Valley he-
come tho fairest spot in our fair
A government, gang is now engaged
in clearing Rt. Joseph's creek of ell
The Vancouver Exhibition which iB
to be held August _s to September 4
Is making every effort to establish a
representative mineral display thnt
will be a credit to one of tlie leading industries of British Columbia.
Thej have arranged with the Qrcal
Northern Railway Co., the Qanauinn
Northern Railway Co., tiie Grand
Trunk Pad tie Railway Co., and expect to compiote arrangements with
the Canadian PaciUc Railway Co.,
whereby exhibits of ore from all lines
und points in the Province, including
Cranbrook, will be brought to the
the Exhibition when properly boxed
free of charge.
It ia tho Intention of the Exhibition Association to sot aside a large
building for temporarily showing the
mineral resources of British Oolumbla, It le hoped that next year a
permanent building will be erected
when such exhibits as are accumulated from time to time will be on exhibition at Hastings Park and open
to the public all the year round
The Canadian Fairbanks Co.. of
Vancouver havo kindly ollered to install a Stamp mill in operation. Arrangements havo beeu made during
tho Exhibition to have some person
thoroughly acquainted with the
various minerals present who will give
talks several times a day calling attention to ttie resources of British
Columbia's mines. The Association
especially requests that any mini
owner, miner or prospector who will
co-operate with tho Association in
making these exhibits a success will
do so, and are specially requested to
send samples to some person who
will be arranged to receive same at
Cranhrook, and who will when the
shipment Is complete bill them to
the Vancouver Exhibition Association, Vancouver, and write also to
tlio Association stating whether you
wish the samples to he returned or
whether they will be allowed to be
retained by the Association to he
used in the permanent exhibits. It
is specially desirable that valuable
hand samples wlll be sent in and
these will be returned by the Association to the shippers.
Wo believe tbat this Is the first
time that a real eflort bas been made
to draw the attention of the travelling public and tourists to the valuable mineral resources of British
Columbia, and wo truBt thnt the
efforts on the part of the Exhibition
will be such as will receive the cooperation of the miners and those interested in mining.
On Friday evening, May 5th, in tho
Presbyterian School Room, Mrs, A.
T. Watt, W. A., of Williams Head,
B. C. will give a lecture on "Domestic Science" in connection with the
Women's Institute. Refreshments
will be served at the cloBe. Tt Ib
not forgotten by auy means tho treat
thnt was enjoyod listening to Miss
Rose when she visited here last summer, and there can be no doubt hut
that Mrs. Watts will still hold up to
the standard the Agricultural Association desires, under whose auspices
these ladies travel around the country. Not ouly tho members
but everyone who has au Interest in
Domestics, young or old, Is this In
I vltation to attend givon. Turn out
ln good round numbers, for you wlll
both benefit and onjoy the lecture.
J. 1). McNlveu of the department
of labor, who la in charge of tho
matters pertaining to the conciliation board Just formed to InqUlro
Into the dispute herweeu the mine
workers and operators iu the Crow's
Nest Pass District, received notice hy
wire on Monday from Rev, C. W.
Gordon, chairman of the hoard, that
ho was leaving Winnipeg last night I
aud would arrive iu Lethbridgo oil |
Tuesday morning. Mr. McNiven at
once notified the other two members
ot the board and all will meet at
Lethbridgo on Wednesday and the
board will have its llrst meeting one
day earlier than was expected.
The order of business, scope of tho
inquiry, and other details will be de
cided at tomorrow's sitting, and it
Is thought that the real work nl the
board wlll be in full blast on Wednesday. Mr. McNiven and Secretary Carter left on Tuesday for
Lethbridge. The time of meeting at
different places will be arranged as
circumstances may determine, hut it
is thought that sessions will he held
at Lethbridge, Blairmore and Fernie,
though other places may be visited
before tho Inquiry closes.
Tho feeling at Fernie and Conl
creek Ib that a thorough examtna
tlon into . the causes which have
brought about so many disputes be
tween workers nnd employers should
be made, even nt the expense of more
time than would bo necessary for a
short and unsatisfactory inquiry
which would result in another compromise, which would have no lasting effect.
! Cranbrook
Jobbers, Ltd.
Some More Facts
Cranhrook will have a large wholesale general morcbftndlBU and produo
bushiest1 in operation lu about two
The new linn has been Incorporated tinder the mime of the "Craubrook Jobber's, Limited," uud will
iie under the management of Mr. 0,
i1'. Stevenson.
Six lots, .il an area of i:.u t l__
foot, ou Van Home street, has been
secured, and a contiael for the erection of a building iid x 116 feet been
let, which iti ttow undei- construction,
Tho building, will bo one story,
with a basement, aud will bo constructed of content blocks, making a
modern as well as a Ure proof bulling.
Che basement Will be of cement,
lloor aud walls, making it frost, as
well ns proof agalnat Arc. The main
store will be 14 leet iu the clear, and
will be furnished with up to date fixtures, combined yrlth a first class
stock, the beat that cau be secured
lu eastern markets.
A. Waller, has the contraet for the
erection of the building, which will
codt, when completed, in the neighborhood nf $1.1,000.
Arrangements havo been completed
with the C P. R., and the City,
for the construction of a spur from
tho yard track of the railway, across
Van Horn street to the warehouse of
the company,
Thi? new linn is composed of a
number of the best Known aud successful business men of Cranbrook,
who are showing their faith in the
future progress of development in
Crnnbrook, as well au the entire district of Southeast Kuotenay, by investing over $200,000 in thu establishment of what they consider a
much needed want among the retail
merchants ot the d strict.
Mr. j, D. McBride, president of tho
company, is in ihe hardware busi
ness; having came to the district in
181)7, and by hia energy, and careful
attention to business, has at tho
present time one of the largest and
most complete lines of hardware and
milt supplies in Kast Kootenay.
J. F. Campbell, of Campbell and
Manning, is vice-president, and is
one of tlio most careful and successful business men in (Jranbrook.
Geo.' F. Stevensbri, Manager, secretary anil (reaurer, comes to Cranbrook with a reputation as a busi
nc??*: man, se^oi,.' to none in East
Kootfenay, and there ls no doulU that
under his management the new company will do a large wholesale business, and at the end of the current
year, the company will be able to
record handsome dividends to the
J. r. Fink, of the Fink Mercantile
Co., and M. A. Macdonald, of the
Inw firm of Hnrvey, McOarter and
Macdonald, are the directors.
Mr. Fink, la woll known through
out the Koolenays as a most successful business man; from a small
beginning at Wardner in 1897
he has brought hia present ilrm,
vhlch wua incorporated in MOB, to
he one of the largest, retail business
houses iu Kootonay diatrict.
Mr. M. A. Macdonald is a successful barrister, who will give bin attention to the legal uiialrs ot the
new company.
The now cumpany starts out with
every indication of success. The
majority of the shareholders are well
Known business men of Cranbrook.
It Is Incorporated, with a capital of
$200,000, It is located In a district
that is a railway, mining, lumbering,
agricultural and banking centre, with
a territory lhat Is larger than some
empires.; it is a progressive and
rapidly growing district, where home
industries have always, under good,
ami careful IniainubH management,
been successful
The Prospector ronmratulaites thtt new
firm on Its entry Into the Cranbrook
district, and Southeast Koutenay,
the most progressive and rapidly
growing district In British Columbia.
Canada Loyal to
Opposition of the Conservatives to Reciprocity
Ottawa, April 26.—"Tho Conservative party will make no truce on the
question of reciprocity which involves
the national existence of the country
aud gravely affects its relations with
the empire."
This statement was given out today hy R. L. Bordeu, opposition
leader, after a conference of opposition members at which two members
of tho British Columbia government
Hon. W. J. Bowser, end Hon. W. R.
Ross, were proaent.
This means the Canadian opposition will continue Its filibuster until
the American senate has taken action, and possibly all summer.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the other
Canadian ministers probably will
cancel their engagements at. the Imperial conference in London next
month, and at the coronation In
June, aa the government is determined to force reciprocity through and
will stay in the fight to the end.
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WHOSE   UX   IH    UKIOIA    TO   OUT Q OUI'il).
Ki'itn the Toronto News
Uttowa, April 27.—Liberals were in
caucus (or a Rhort time toitay and
dficltloii to make every possible effort
to pans the reciprocity agreement
through parliament this mixtion
Tlilx practically means that Hir Wll-
Iriil Laurier will not nttenil tho imperial conference, and if thc fight is
prolonged into June the parliamen-.
Lai-y members will not be able to at
tend the coronation of King George.'
Should tho government lind it Impossible to get the agreement through
the house iiy midsummer an appeal i
to the country is probable.
St. Mary's lake oil Monday. "Wos"|
has secured a forty pouud l.aiiket to
bring home hia expected catch.
Ottawa. April 26.—Hon. W. J.
dowser, attorney-general ol British
Columbia, and Hon. W. R. Robs,
Minister of Land, are ln town lor ai
lew days.
Mr. Bowser is on a trip to St.
.lohn, N. B., his old home, to visit
relatives, and lelt on Saturday lor
that city. The two British Colum-!
hia ministers are taking advantage'
of their stay in Ottawa tb hold consultation with Sir Wilfrid Laurier
and other members in regard to several matters pertaining to British;
Columbia. They had an interview,
today with Sir Wilfrid and others,1
and hnd another on Thursday.
Loudon, April 2ii.—A large gathering of Kree Masons met here today
for the pui-poxe of presenting an ad-
dross to the Duke ol Connaught,
grand muster, congratulating bim ou
his successful mission to South
Africa nnd his appointment as governor-general nf Canada.
Acting mi medical ndvlce Ills royal
highness wax nol present. Sir. E.
Leittcliwnil.il read un nddi'OBS I
which Im expressed a feeling ol satisfaction at the wixh ol tlie King
that the riuke ol Coimaught, should
undertake the arduous dullos iu, gov-
ernor-geiiel'iil of Canada. He xaid
that the Dominion wex very dear to
him and felt sure thnt the duke
would so govern that however much
they mii-ht ditTer in race, manners
nnd language that thoy would unite
in cherishing with gratitude the
memory of a wiso, upright aud benevolent administration.
Application   of ;;::;
Government will make tests
Free of Charge
Y. M. C. A.
The Imperial Prince of this Oasts,
has received word, that a caravan of
Knhnssan Tribe, haa entered the
Dessert of ..astern Washington, and
wlll pitch their tents on the south
side of /em ..em's well, tbe oasis of
Spokane on Mny llth when tho Camels
will be milked, and all Tyros wlll
ho given a full cup of the Arabian
national courage producer.
Balaam! Balaam I!
All you Arabs of East Kootenay,
get busy, shake tbe dust oil your
Ye?,; get your lazoo ready for a
Tyro, and report yourself ready for
tho worst, at' Cranbrook Station on
Mny Gth at 1-30 p. tn.
N. It. His Imperial Majesty "Hill
Uentty" will he conspicuous by his
absence, hut Unas Meese will be there
for bim, and that fact promises
much enjoyment.
The caravan will return the following day, May 7th.— Maybe not then.
I\ S. Thf'Haby Tyro" lately captured by tho Great Kokoma, 67 mites
from Timhncto, (Irand Desert of the
Sahara; and presented to hli Mahar-
rn-A, by Imperial Edict, will do his
lirst stunt at this occasion.—Don't
miu It Votaries.
On Thursday a farewell gathering
war held in tho Methodist church,
quite a large number of members and
friends had gathered to take this opportunity oi bidding farewell to Mr.
and Mrs. Hughes. An enjoyable j
evening waa spent and at the close
refreshment? were partaken of, which I
thc ladies had so kindly and efficient- j
ly prepared.
During the evening a presentation
was made to the pastor of a purse of
$165.00 in gold, and an illuminated
address? which read as follows:
Ac the time has about arrived,
when in the course of events according to Methodism, you wlll be
removed from us, we did not think
that we could let this opportunity j
pas? by without letting you know
that we have appreciated your work
while among us. Though we may
not have seen exactly things in the
same light as yourself, yet your un-!
tiring zeal in always opposing that
which was wrong, mid seeming
wickedness in high places, has won
from all, our esteem. Let uu assure
you, ae one has said, "that things
are not nlwnys what they deem,"
that youi work among ua has not
been In vain. Wc will iuIsh you In
every branch of the church work, in
the home as pastor, In the Sunday
school and league aa an enthusiastic
worker, In the pulpit as preacher
and instructor. As faith without
worka is said to be dead, so too It
may Iw said thnt words without
substantial backing may be said to
he dead. So ns showing other than
more words of our appreciation, we
ask you to accept from your congregation nt largo, this small token
of our esteem. Also our best wishes
for you in thc uew Held to which you
may go.
Don't forget thfl "Ofllsha"
next week.
What will 1)6 done In Crnnb.'.'-ik to
colobratt the occasion of tho King's
Got busy nml clean up your bark
yards anil alleys, thfl man with the
muck rake is the man of (he hour.
Water In the Kootenay iH rifling
rapidly, and If the present warm
wenther continue1' it will noon reach
high water mark.
May 1st and the hshlng season is
open. Fishing tncklo in In demand,
and Wesley Clino, president of the
Oranbrook Ashing club, has invited
a number of hli friends    to take iu
Prof. T. W. Shannon in to be here
on the lfith, 17th, and 18th of May
to give some of his popular leet ires.
Prof. Shannon is a public b alth
lecturer ol no mean repute, he conies
from one ol the Amerlcan Unit erai-
ties and Is very highly ro.o.imirnded
All those who tnko an ti terest in
public health and sciences should
keep these dates In mind becaiuie a
treat i« in store for al) who can
hear him.
A. Robertson, of Harrison Hot
Springs, who has charge >f the Dominion Pish Hatcheries at that
place, spent several day.-: last week
in the Cranbrook district, looking
over the rivers and streams with a
view of reporting upon the best place
establishing a fish hatcnery in this
district. Mr. Robertson v. is also In
the Pernio district, and accompanied
by game warden Lewis vl-.1teil the
rivers of that district. Mr. Rahertson
was much pleased with Rock ''reek,
which he considered a most desirable
location. Rock Creek is Ud by
springs, and the temperature of the
water the same, ubout Iii degrees,
tho entire year, with a ;me -.ravel
which Is most ossentlal to tne prop-
ogntlon of Trout.
Mr. Robertson, accompanied **y Mr.
James Hales, game warden, for tho
Oranbrook dlstrlcl visited all nf the
rivers und streams of this district,
and we are Inforinod thai, nn a result of this Investigation, there will
no doubt but thai a (lull hatchery
will he established in this vicinity in
the near future.
Manila, April 26,—Dolnyed advices
received here via .Job* report thnt
the Dutch have tfilion possession of
h'alum Island, no miles rwtithenflt of
Mindanao, and havo lowofed the
United States colors and Bilhstltllted
their own (Holland.)
A   report   received  on   Priday   fi	
Lethbridge, li lo the nllccl thai Tne
conciliation hoard hold n short ses-
hIop on Thursday, and then adjourned to permit the mine workers and
operators hold n conference, In itder
to ascertain what progress i.ad hnn
ting closer together ntion ihe matters In dispute.
This conference having tailed to
agree upon Anything adjourned ami
reported to the conciliation board,
which will now proceed with the
work ot Investigation,
Why haven't you as yet subscribed
for The Prospector, Now ih the
right time ns time Is precious—12.00
Is the price for one year.
Tbo tollowing circular on tho eradication ot bovine tuberculosis has
been Issued by (Vl. A. .lull, provincial
livestock commissioner:
"One of the most important problems which confronts the agriculturist and mor. particularly ilm dairymen ot Urltisb Columbia is the eradication ol bovine tuberculosis. The
serioue injury which this Insidious
disease in working on tho dairy industry in genera! iH uot sufficiently
realized. It is a disease which gains
entrance to the herd often without
the knowledge of the owner and it
may exist In one or more cows of the
herd fot some considerable time and
also it may spread rapidly without
auy apparent outward signs.     It   is
supplied  by tbe department of agrl-
0,     The only  request which is
of the    dairymen is   that tbey
| accommodate     the veterinary inspector while bib herd is 'jeing tested.
"If, when the test ie applUd, any
cattle are found to be diseased tbey
ate quarantined uud eventually
slaughtered, in tho presence of a veterinary inspector, and if the animal
aftei an inspector's inspection U not
fit tor beet compensation io a'lowed
by the government. The value of
tbc cow is at the discretion of the
inspector, the maximum value being
$125 for pure breeds, and J.75 for
grndeu, and on tho inspector's valuation 50 per cent compensation • ia
allowed. •
"it is possible that the general
public do not* realize the material
assistance tho government is giving
them "*by compensating tbem for all
slaughtered animals which are sheeted with tbe disense. This Ismore than
is being done in any ofner part, and
tho responsibility of completely eradicating the disease largely hen with
the dairymen. While compensation
Is being granted it is their opportunity to take advantage of the government assistance and It is also the
a disease which saps the vitality   of, dairymen's responsibility to ice that
thu cow ami niter it bus advanced
sulllclently affect- the quantity of
milk giveu, at' well as the bruediug
qualities of its victim. It may be
transmitted from one cow to anoth-
ei, which fact, emphasizes the importance of its eradication. Also It
may bio transmitted from the cow to
tbc hog und, in fact, this ls the
principal source of infection among
our herds of swine.
"Hritish Columb a has probably
not had so much of the disease as iu
othei' parts whore the dairy industry
has been highly developed, such as
in some of the eastern states. However, wo have enough to givo sufficient cause to take every precaution
ior its eradication. While thero is
yet little ot it we should see to it
that it is entirely eradicated in order that our dairymen may be in a
position to tirccd healthy herds and
produce wholesome milk.
"While there are many features
concerned in the eradication of this
disease, and while various methods
have been adopted iu other parts, it
Ir to bo seen that in British Columbia the work bad been progressing
favorably. One significant feature
In oui work is tho co-operation on
thc part ol the dairymen. Mauy of
our dairymen are anxious to maintain herds free from the disease and
are having their herds tested, and
premises Inspected, by the provincial
veterinary Inspectors, of which there
arc four in tbe province, Ou the
otber hand, many of the dairymen,
have little or no knowledge of thej
disease and do not realize the impor-1
tauce of Its eradication. This department has been carrying on educational work throughout the province, in an endeavor to show our
dairymen the nature of the disease
and why It should bo eradicated
from out hords. Inspection work
lui.-i also been undertaken tor some
time and nny Inspection which Is
done, to be official, mu.it he done by
the provincial voterlnary Inspectors.
All dairies that are Inspected are
graded Into four different grades—A,
D, 0 and D, according to the sanitation nml equipment or the premises,
"The only way  lu  which  the pros
our herds ure entirely free from   tbe
"Any one wishing to have their
herds tested and tbeir dairy promises
Inspected should apply to Dr. A.
Knight, chief veterinary inspector,
Snrdfs, B. 0., under whose charge
the work Is being carried on. It ts
to be hoped that every dairyman will
have his herd tested and Inspected
regularly so that all milk which is
being uspd tor human consumption
may be as wholesome as possible,
and that our herds may be ai free
as possible from this disease.
San Francisco, April 27,—A cable
message frum Shanghai, received la
the office of the Pacific Mail Steamship company here today, reports the
looting of the wreck of the steamer
Asni, which struck of Finger Rock.
Chinese pirates set fire to the vessel.
completing the work of destruction.
The officers and crew of the Asia will
be brought here in the steamer Per-
Kia due about June 16.
Tangier, April 27.—Rumors are current that Captain Bramond, in command of a relief column marching to
Fez, has been killed, but there is no
confirmation of this report.
W, D, Scott, superintendent of Ira-
j migration,  who has returned to Ot-
I tawa, from  his annual  visit to    the
old country, states that he bas never
I seen anything  like  the  real enthusl-
! asm which tbe mere mention ot   the
name     of Canada creates la     Great
I Britain    un any previous visit.     He
expects tho greatest Immigration this
yenr from Great Britain in thfl history
ot the Dominion.    He says lt ls lmpos-
.„',,;_ to book cither a steerage   or a
; Becond class passenger on any direct
Rtonmor bound     for Canada for   six
mouths  to come.      In     addition to
I thin many others are coming vii. New
1 York and Boston.
!    Mr.   Scott  predicts  that there will
ance of tbe dlsoaso cnn bp accurately bo at least 176,080 Immigrants from
detcriulnci] is by the application    pl Great Britain this     yoar, as against
tin tuberculin lent, which is done by
the department free of cost, upon the
request "f tho dairyman. The staff
ol tbo veterinary Inspectors bus been
Increased recently because ol the increased work In connection with the people
control ot the disense Many appll-
cnttonp for testing arc oomlng In cnn
tinually and the veterinary inspec
to tost as many nitt.l
I Li,mitl inrtt year. Most Important
of all is that tho quality of the immigrant.! Ih improving. He rodard-
ed those who came out with him on
the nn  e steamer bh the pick of   thi
Unfnltering nml  unswerving in   Ite
greet ptiposo, thr Conservative party
challenges the reciprocity agreement,
as possible in each nnd every district  "Protection   to  Canadian  Industries,
throughout thc province.     Tin tuberculin which Ib used in testing,    and
ban been, and Is now the battle cry".
We welcome to Its field all who   CM
other necessary appliances,  are also subscribe to Its tenants, Ttir. PB0BPECT0R, CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMDIA
Author ol  "Tht Mtstcry of Um Vtll-w
Fortifying Aualnsi a Weird
IT) I siuce in- nol lean nil the cruet
| | I uuiii bad nui t,.r nno moment
_•** J bwu libit tu tree lilmsvlf from
tb.* thought of it. Iii irutn. tbe tlrst
victim of tin* affair in the Uluodter
nnd the most unfortunate was this
tool old mun, Hv hnd im. everything
-his fulth in science, bl_ luveo. work
uud bU belief in bla dutigbter, UU
faith In ber luul beeu bis religion. Joy
nnd pride. And while be was thinLlng
of her almost with reverence be discovered thai the reason that hladuugb-
ter refused ti tnnrrj was because she
was already the wife of Bnllmeyer.
'She day In which Muthllde had decided to tell blui the story of (be past,
which must clear up the present with
a tragic light to the eyes of tbe professor, already warned by the myster- .
les uf tbe (_land.er-t.-i* day when, fulling at bis feet, she had told him the
story uf bor youth, Professor Stangerson bad raised the form of his beloved
child from the ground and bad pressed
her to his heart; he bad mingled his
tears with the sobs of her whose fault
had boon so bitterly expiated and had
sworu that she bad never been more
precious than since be bad known how
Bhe had suffered. Hut he when she ■
left his presence was another man—a ,
man alone, all alone. Professor Stangerson had lost Ids daughter and his
He hnd experienced only indifference
• regard  to  her marriage to Hobert
fMrsac, although the latter had been
__,> best beloved of his pupils,   In vain
Matbllde,   with   the   warmest   tender*
ness. had endenvorrd d> rekindle the
old feeling In tbe heart of her father
She knew  well  that  he  bad changed   *
toward her.   The professor could work   ■
uo hmger   Tb" creat secret nf the dissolution of mntter which he had prom   .
Ised to reveal to mankind had return* |
ed to tbe unknown frum which for a
moment the scientist hud drawn It, aud
men will go on, repenting fur centuries
to come tbe Imbecile  phrase, "From
nothing, nothing."
Evidently she was Instinctively
drawl) toward Itouletubllle by ull the
mysterious forces of maternal affection, In spite of the fact tbut she hud
every reason to believe that her child
bad died years before.
She showed for her husband tbe
most charming solicitude, She was attentive to him at every moment, serving him hcruel., und smiling gently at
bim as she did so.
If tbe design of Larsan In showing
himself bad been lo deal u frightful
blnw to a happiness which had yet
scarcely begun, he had completely succeeded Muthllde bad given Darzuc
at once lo understand that she did not
regard herself as bis wife, since the
uuiii to whom she had pledged herself
In ber early girlhood was still living.
1 bavo said Unit Mai hllde Stangerson
hud been brought up In a very religious manner, uot by her father, who
cared little for such things, but by her
female relatives, especially her old aunt
In Cincinnati. 1 might have passed
over these religious beliefs of Matbllde
In silence If they had not had so strong
au influence on the resolution which
she lind taken In regard to her second
husband when she discovered that her
first husband was still alive, lt had
seemed to her thnt Larsan's death bad
been proved beyond the slightest doufct,
tind she had gone to her new husband
ns n widow with the approval of ber
confessor. Aud now she learned that
In the sight of heaven she was not a
widow, but a bigamist!
Leaving the Dnrziics, my eyes wandered to the neighbor of Mme. Darzac,
M. Arthur William Ita nee, when they
wore suddenly arrested by the butler's
coming to sny that Iterator, the concierge, requested to speak to Itouletabllie.   My friend left the room.
"What!" I tried. "'Tbe Bomlers arc
no longer at the Clandler?"
[tenders of "The Mystery of rhe fellow Room" will recall that these Her-
tilers—the man and tils wife—were the
concierges of M Stnugerson ut f*te.
Genevieve des Bols. I have told how
lioulotablHe had bad them set nt lib
erty when tbey were accused, Rouletabllle hnd been ever since the Object
of their devotion. As the Itunces hnd
need of concierges fur the Fort of
Hercules, ihe professor had been glad
to send them his faithful domestics, of
wbnui he had never bad reason to complain except for one slight Infraction
of the game laws, which had .urnt4
out most unfortunately for them. t*w*t
thpy were lodged lo one or the tow«»»
of the posloru. where they kept the
The unexpected exit of Rouletubllle
sent a chill to my In-art and seemed to
spread a general sensation of alarm
throughout the company, Mme. Dar-
sale was very restless And because
Muthllde showed herself to be disturbed nnd nervous I fancied that Arthur Ranco thouglu thai it buboovefl
him to display some little anxiety
Arthur fiance and bis wife were noi
aware of the whole of the unfortunate
story. It bad soumed useless to Inform
tbem of the fad "f Mathilda's secret
marriage to Jean Ruussei, afterward
known ji* Larsan That was something which concerned only lbe family Hut they were fully aware of the
way in which tin* secret service flgont
had pursued Mine Dannie. Thecrlmes
of Ijtnuin were explained in lhe eyes
of Arthur Ranee by a mad passion for
Muthllde, the Indications of an Insane
and hopeless love As to Mine. Edith,
tier thoughts, which I rend without
ber suspecting lt, ran about ln this
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wuy; "Rut what on earth Is there
ahuut this WOmtD which could Inspire
such an losnue passion, lusting fur
years tiud years, in ibe beurt of uuy
man? Here Is a woman for whose
sake u detective officer becomes a murderer, fur whom a temperate man becomes a drunkard and for whom un Innocent tnau penults himself to be pro-
uuuncvd guilty uf a felony What ll
there ubout her more than there Is
abuut myself, who owe my husband to
the fact that she refused him before
be ever saw uie? What Is the charm
about her? And yet even uow my bus-
band forget3 ull about oie while he Is
looking at her." That is what I road
In Edith's eyes as she watched her
husband gazing at Matbllde. Ah, those
black eyes of geutle Mme  fc-dltt.;
Matbllde asked me where I thought
Rouletubllle bad gone As she left the
dining room I walked with her to the
entrance to the fort l'arzac aud
Mine. Edith followed us, Stangersou
bad bidden us good uight. Arthur
Ranee, who had disappeared for a
moment, joined us while we were at
the passageway. The uight was clear,
and the moon shone brightly, as we
passed beneath the uni. we heard
Rouletabllie's voice.
"Come on'. Oue mure effort I" he
cried, and tbe voice which answered
him was husky and panting. The two
portals uf the Immense Iron doors
slflmmed. They were closed for tbe
tlrst time In u hundred yenrs.
Mme. Edith looked astonished at tbe
net Of her guest and asked what bad
happened to tbe gate, which bad always served III place of the doors.
Rut Arthur Ranee .caught her urm,
Impressing upon her that she must
keep silence.
Rouletabllle announced that if any
of ua had any desire to mate a trip to
the village we must give It up. for the
order had gone forth, and no oue
could leave the chateau or enter lt.
Pero Jacques was charged with tbe
carrying out of the commnnd, and
every one knew that It was Impossible
to bribe the faithful old servitor.
Pere Jacques, whom I hnd known so
well ar the (.landlor, bad accompanied
Professor Stangerson as bis valet.
Thut night he was sleeping In a tiny
closet In "la Louve," uear bis master's bedroom, but Rouletabille bad
changed Unit, and It wns Pere Jacques
wbo took tbo place of tbe concierges
lu the tower marked A.
"Uut where ure tbe BernlersV" cried
Mme. Edith.
"They ure Installed In the square
tower In the room ou tbe left, near
the entrance. They are to act as caretakers of (be square tower," replied
"Rut tbe square tower doesn't need
any caretakers," exclaimed Edith.
"Tbat, luudame." returned the young
reporter, "Is what we cannot be sure
Ile made no further explanations,
but he took Arthur Uance to one side
and Informed him that he ought to
tell his wife about (be reappearance of
Larsun. If there was to be the slightest chance of biding tbe truth from
Stangerson lt could scarcely be accomplished without the uid and Intelligence of Mme. Edith. Aud, tben,
too, It would be us well henceforward
for all of those lu the Fort of Hercules to be prepared for everything
and surprised ut nothing,
The next act of Rouletabllle was to
make us walk across the court and
place ourselves ut the postern which
cuiuniuuded the eutrunce to the luner
court, but ut that point the moat bad
been (Hied up. Kouletuhllle declared
that ho Intended to have tho moat dug
out and tu replace the druworidge.
Al the newly funilied postern Rouletubllle had stationed no oue, for he
reserved that place that night for
himself. From there he could obtain a
complete view ot both the Inner and
j outer courts. Une could reach tbe
apartment of the UursaCfl only nftor
passing by Pere Jacques in A, by Rouletabllle ut 11 and by (ho Renders,
who guarded the square tower at tbe
door tnurked lv lhe >ouug man hud
decided lhat ll would ue lienor for
most; un guard not tu retire mut
night. As we passed by ihe oubliette 1 saw that some one had dis*
9toced the circular board which cov*
•wed It. I sow also on tbo margin a
fcisk attached to tt cord Rouletabllle
explained to me thai be had wished to
know If this old oubliette, which wua
really nothing hut a well, correspond1
ed with tho seti and that be bad
] found that the water was clear and
I sweet, a proof that it hud nothing to
i do with tho Mediterranean,
He   walked   for  a   few   steps   with
|  Mine.  Darzac.  who Immediately took
I  leave  of   us   and   entered   the  square
'  tower.    Darzac and Arthur Ranee, at
j   tbe request  of  Roilletabltlo,  remained
|  with us.    Some  words of excuse ud-
I dressed to Mme   Edith mude her understand that she  was being politely
asked to retire, and she bade us good
night with a nonchalant grace.   Route
tahille beckoned  us-tlie men-townrd
the postern into (he little room of tbe
gardener,  a  dark,   low  celled  apartment.    There  Arthur  Ranee,  Robert
Darzac, Rouletabllle and myself without even lighting o lump beld our flrst
council or war. !
"We may make our plans here In
tranquillity." began RoulMnbllle. "No
one can hear us. aud we shall not he
surprised by any one. If any person
should attempt to puss (he tlrst gate.
which Jacques Is guarding, without
the old mau seeing hlin we shall be
lmniedlutely warned by tbe sentinel
whom 1 bave stationed lu the very
middle of tbe court, hidden lu the ruins
of tbe chapel. 1 buve placed your
gardener. Matlonl. at that point, M.
1 listened to Rouletabllle with admiration. Muie. Edith wus right, lie
had Indeed constituted himself a captain, and bu hud uot left oue Impregnable spot without defense.
Uouletubllle lit his pipe, took three
or four puffs and suld:
"Well, here wo are. Can wo hope
that Larsan, ufter having so Insolently Haunted himself befure ua, at our
very doors, lu order to defy us. wlll
confine himself to sneb u platonlo
manifestation? And, conieut with
What he has done, wlll Ue go away?
I hardly think su, first, because such
0 thing would he foreign lo his character, for he loves a light and is never
Satisfied with ti partial success, and,
second, because DO one uf us has tho
[tower to drive hlin uff. Wo have, of
course. DO hope of any help from outside. And be knows It well. That Is
what makes him so bold and audacious.   Whom cau We call to our aid?"
"The authorities.-' suggested Arthur
Tbe reporter looked at his host with
au air of pity wblcb was Dot entirely
free from reproach And be said In u
chilly tone, which showed plainly to
Arthur Ranee how little value there
was In his proposition:
"Vou ought to understand, monsieur,
that 1 did uot save Larsan from
French Justice at Versailles to deliver
him over to Italian justice at Itochors
(To be continued )
Great en Dreaa.
In proportion to the population
Fiance haa more people employed In
the production of dress than auy other of the eight principal countries of
the world.
Conserve the Moisture and Increase the Yield Fully Twenty par cent.  Call and see them.
Tha Beautiful Tur-quoisa,
The turquoise ls considered as a tails,
mau In Persli, its native soil. It preserves Its possessor from accidents und
iDsures constancy tn affections. The
value of the turquoise depends on its
shade and Its size, especially Its thick
ness. Those classed as belonging to
the old ro_k are valued very highly.
Tha Cossacks.
The Cossacks are not real Russians.
It was out until 1054 thut tbey Joiued
tbe Russlaus and became a part of the
population uf the great white empire.    I
Giving a Glova.
Giving a glove was in tbe middle
ages In England a ceremony of Invest!
ture in bestowing lands and dignities
In tne reijjn of Edward 11. the depri
ration of gloves was a ceremony of
He   Knew   Palmistry
Wife—"Ob,  George,  the  water-pipe
is leaking, and the watcr is spoiling
the new carpet.   Go ami get u plumber, quick."
Husband—"That's nil right, my
dear, let it leak; it's cheaper to g*'t U
new carpet."
Nipissiog    Lady gives an expirlincs
that   should prove   ol   Immense
value   to   the suffering   women   ot
Laprairievllle,    NlpUslng    District.
nm. (Special' \fv. suffering from
various forms ol kidney Ills -luce Bhe
was  a  child.   Mrs    0.   I.apiaiiie   is  a
well woman aud unco more it bus
been proved thai no tmso ol Kidney
Trouble i^ too severo or ol too long
standing tor Do Id « Kidney PiUi lo
interviewed regarding ber cure,
Mrs   l.apiairie Said
"Since I was twelve years ol age 1
have Buffered (rom Kidney Disease, I
was always tired My bnoH would
ache and I always luul u -sharp pain
in the top part of my bend. My heart
also troubled me
"Hearing of Dodd's Kidney Pills, 1
gavi them a Irlul, and now 1 (eol like
a new woman."
Thousands ol Canadian men nnd
women are tooling just as Mr*, l.a-
prairio docs- as it life had started all
uver for them—just because they have
cured their kidneys with Dodd's Kid-
ney Pills. For the kidneys arc the
mainspring of life. II they arc clogged or out uf otder the whole body is
wrong. Dodd's Kidneys Pills always
put the kidneys 111 good working order.
Some Japanese inns furnish fresh
tooth brushes every morning free to
each guest.
Nearly all children are subject to
worms, and many are horn with them.
spare them Buffering by using Mother
Grave.*' Worm Exterminator, thc beat
remedy ot the kind that can be had.
Mother—"What are you doing,
Harry—"I'm countln'. You told me
when 1 got iniui to count a hundred."
Mother—,?Yes, bo 1 did."
Harry—"Well. I've counted 2.**7.
,md I'm maddcr'n when 1 started."—
Catarrh Cannot Be Cured
wtth LOCAL APPLICATIONS, m ther cannot ttae*
__t ae*t ol Uta d-M-M. C-.i_rr>. I* a blood or null*
iutional dlM*M, and In order to curt It you null tak*
tsuraal remedlts. Hall's Catarrh Cure la taken la-
ten-ally, and acta dlm-tlr upon the blood and mucous
lurtaces. Hall's CaUrrb Cure la nol » quack t-i-dl-
dne. Il waa prescribed by one ol the beet phystelana
"What do ynu think of the idea of
an extra session of congress?"
"Well," replied Farmer Corntossel,
"some extra sessions is like some extra newspapers. They ain't enough in
'em to justify the holler in'."—Washington Star.
"Do you consider it n moral wrong
to cheat n lawyer?" asked the person
who is always looking for a chance to
start something. "No," replied the
man whose specialty is worldly wisdom, "but I consider it a physical
Miss Pasaay—"Yuu have saved my
life, young man. How cnn I repay
you? How can I show my gratitude?
Are you married?"
Young Man—"Yes; come and be a
cook for us."—Woman's Home Companion.
fa thk country for years and la a regular prea. rlpttoo.
ll to eompoaed ot the beat tonlrs known, combined
with the best t>'<wd purifiers, acting directly on Ut
He was an old merchant who had
built up a big business by advertis-
"John," said his wife, "what do
you want on your tombstone?"
"Oh," he answered, "it isn't important what the text is so long as it gets
good space and is well displayed."
Comedian—"You seem to be in excellent spirits to-night, sir."
j Actor-Manager — "Yes, splendid
] bouse to-night, old man, great crowds,
; lots of money, nnd such a jam nt the
j doors tbat they've crushed all the
j ancient eggs they had in their pockets."
Jenks—"I've just given $100 for thia
i diamond ring for my wife."
I    Jenks—"It's a beauty!      But isn't
■it rather—er—extravagant?"
,    Jenka—"Not a bit!   Think what it
j will save in gloves!"
"It would please me very much,
Miss Stout," snid Mr. Mugley, "if
you would go tu tbe theatre with me
this evening." "Have you secured
the seats?" inquired Miss Vera Stout.
"Oh, come, now," he protested, "yon
not as heavy aa all that."
"Why don't you try to write your
1 liiiine on tlie scroll of fame?" "My
friend," said the severely practical
'■ person very earnestly, "I have never
yet seen anybody tearing leaflets out
of the scroll of faiii» and getting them
I cashed at the bank."
"Pome of the greatest classical com-
| posers did not make any money,"
i said the guest at the musical. "Yes,"
answered Mr. Ciynrox, "that thought
| is about the only thing that gives me
' any comfort when I listen to the
■ tilings they composed."
■uroui  eurfart-a.    'lhe  perfect combination  ot tht
Iw* Inrredliuts Is what produces such wonderful re-
MUU la curing catarrh.   Bund tor testimonials, tree.
F. j. ciil.vev it CO.. Props., Twltda, 0.
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Tftks ■all'* really f ills tar MbstlHUM,
Babia lilancu, Argentina, is the
greatest wheat shipping city of South
Minard's   Liniment   Cures   DandruH
Troubles,  like  babies,  grow  larger
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Accidents, Hums, Scalds, Sprains,
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No man is on bis way, who doesn't
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Why suffer from coriiB when they can
bo painh'Nsly  rooted   out   by    using Hoi-
lowiiy's Corn Cure.
In a French academy au English
tutor wa» giving her class a few exercises in Longfellow's "Village Black.
smith." One pupil, blissfully ignorant of the vagaries of the English "g"
read boldly, "lt seemed to him like
ber mother's voice singeing in Paradise."
■If stops com-., MI-, cold;,  DM-
Ihro.lVod   lung*. •   •   •  *■ —•-
The Cuptuin (150u)-"8o Ihc dungeon gnme won't work?"
Thc Warder — "No. Somebody's
smuggled nn empty hogshead and a
couple oi wall-mottoes in to the prisoner, und he thinks he's in a Rathskeller."—Puck.
Cough Cures
in Imitation Cough Medicine
Enough for Your Children ?
"Bona, I'vo JubI come oui of a hospital, an'—"
"I've just come out of an hospital
1 an'
I   "I wiih in 11 hospital once."
!   "Woll, then you know—"
"I  know  thoy glvo tho putionts a
Ihiilh oft,-hit than    once    a   year."-
Houston Dally Post.
Tommy   Pup, what docs imittum in
1 parvo mcnnP
! Tommy's Pop- Multtim in parvo is
Latin, my son. it moans* ■or*—woll,
haven't you ever seen a fat woman in
11 bathing suit?
First Venerable Man—"I met old
Mill James just now, and be hnd the
assurance Io tell me tbat he felt as
fresh as a two-year-old."
Second Venerable Man—"Likely he
meant a two-year-old egg."
When you are sick and send for the
doctor you don't want him to send a
young medical student he has in his
office. You would rather have the
young fellow experiment on some,
body else.
No more do you want imitations of
the medicine you know to be of proven value in the cure of disease.
The remarkable success of Dr.
Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine in the cure of croup, bronchitis and colds has proven too great
n temptation to Imitators, Tbey ex-
pe'.t you to tuke chances with their
medicines because the price is a few
cents less.
Imitations nre never sold on merit,
hut do pond on the merit of the article
they Imitate, You don't want to be
experimented on, and for this renson
will insist, on seeing the portrait and
signature of A. W. Chase, M.I)., -Infamous Receipt Hook author, on the
bottle you buy.
As it is mado of simple ingredients
of proven vnlue, it is well suited for
une ns a treatment for children, That
it Sh effective in tbe cure of croup,
bronchitis, whooping cough and the
most severe coughs and colds is attested by Its many years of continued
success and enormous sales. 25 cents
nil dealers, ur Kdmanson, Hates &
Co., Toronto.
Seventy    Year.   Ago   There   Wat   11
Rebellion In Lanark.
"Indeed,"  said  my   mother,   who
was vi-itiug me in the West, "ymir
Kiel  rt hellion out  here  wai  not  the
Hrst Cunadlan   rebellion  among the
settlors: nnd the llrst one was about
land, like lhe oue out here.
"There wus a rebellion in Ontario
when we settled there, ami one that
a-* (ar as I know, wns never written
up nor a\iy til lng .published about it,
although there must be records avail*
aide somewhere l« tell ahout It, for
the militia were culled out nml shut*
were exchanged, i.nd at least one
man   was killed.
"I was hut 11 child, seventy or mon1
year*, *tt_r*», when it happened ami all
I know Is hearsay (rom my [alitor,
who was one of the militia called out
tu well iu being iu cloio touch with
the people who rebelled. They were
called the BallnglblanS) and ihey bad
boon deported from Ireland for some
unruly Conduct, nnd were given laud
111 the county of Lanark, chiefly in
Huntley, lium-iiy nnd FlUroy townships. Km'h was giveu a hundred
ncres of bind, a year's provision*,
some tools ami implement" and tree
passage * to Canada- whatever they
hnd been doing iu the old country
the Government there was apparent
ly glad  to got rid of them.
"They settled ou the hind all right
hut many of them merely camped
ahout and had a' big time till their
Stores ran low; than they sold their
tools and such. I remembei well see.
lng lho Batlagiblan axes, saws and
hoes in many houses f°r years after
the people, were forgotten or had set
tie' down like other farmers, mid
their Identity had heen lost. But al
that time they made quite a nam. foi
themselves and quite a scare for the
rest of the settlers, for they took tb-
crazy notion thnt now tbey were far
enough away from England thej
would have that hind for themselvo*
So they raised a form ol rebellion,
"They were camped at the site
where now is the town <,f Almonte
then called Shlpmun's Mills, and
Shipman was the leader of the militia when they were c. 'led out to put
down the trouble. The mi'.itla met
them at tbeir camp nnd tired Upon
tbem, and at least one man, named
Curran, was killed. Some pacifying
was done, by the priests 1 think, and
the matter was dropped soon; mo_1
of those that had caused the trouble
went to the States—that was the tint
ut the rushes to the States that in
those days look the place of the present rushes to the Canadian Wett.
The rush was to Cincinnati, Ohio,
which was much talked of as a good
place for settling.
"The lands of those who went away
were soon settled by others—but
many of tbem were good quiet people
and s dtled down when the others
left and soon all waa forgotten. But
for the time being it was quite a rebellion and a little more hotheaded-
ness might have made much more
trouble. As it was tbe affair was
serious enough for tbe handful of
settlers then in the country, and it
seems strange to me that no written
records of this event seem ever to
have reached the public."—George
R. Belton, in Canadian Century.
Didn't Know Him.
Rodolphe Forget, who sits for
Charlevoix, is seldom seen about the
precincts. Recently the financier
pnid ono of his fleeting visits to tho
House, and it so happened that the
customary doorkeeper wag not on
duty at the entrance to the Chamber,
his place being taken by a substitute.
Mr. Forget passed through the door
when the messenger caught him bv
the shoulder and exclaimed excited
ly* "You can't go in there unless you
are a member."
The Montreal broker smiled, and
tried to pu*h his way past the outer
guard, but found hie wny barr-d by
the -tout arm of the faithful keeper
of the gate. .lust at that moment
"Bob" Bickerdike hove into sight.
and Mr. Forget hailed him triumphantly.
"l/ook here, Bickerdike," be said.
"come here and identify me."
"You can't blame the man for not
knowing you," exclaimed "Bob"
sweetly, as tbey both passed into the
Chamber, "he has only been employed here since 18961"—The Mace, in
Suturday Night.
Miss Roddick's Embargo.
Miss Kimna Roddick is one of the
prime movers in the series of schemes
which were carried out in Montreal
within tbe past year to make tlie lot
of tne children in the crowded, poorer
districts a little happier. She is une
of the most active worker* iu the
Parks and Playgrounds Association.
This winter the association opened
a free slide for children on the lower
slope of Mount Royal, and Miss Roddick was ut work daily superintending the cares of the kiddies wbo
thronged to it. She was explaining
tlie scheme to a little group of newspaper men the other day.
"You see," she remarked. "We sup-
ply the toboggans for them and they
Aio allowed perfect freedom while they
are on the slide. They can enjoy
themselves as thy like.
"There is one thing, however, that
we make It an absolute rule tiiat no
child must do," she added.
"What is that," politely inquired
one of the scribes.
"No child is under any circumstances allowed to discuss reciprocity
while at the slides," Miss Roddick
boliiiniily  announced.
Lots ef Animals.
In Australia there are only 4,500,-
000 Inhabitants. Yet the Australians
run 2,UOU,000 horses, graze 11,000,000
cattle, nnd own 87,000 000 iheon-and
no other country comes within 10/
000,'JOO of thi. number.
She-"There is nothing in this English  magazine."
He—"It must hnve come over on
tho  same  steamer     I  did."—Kansas
City Times.
W. N. U., No. 842
Tbe lake shipments oi soft coal
during last yenr totalled I8.40tt.40fl
abort tons, indicating a gain of ttft
per cent, over thc figures of the preceding year.
He—Very interesting these Morris*
Dancers. Have you ever seen any
She—No. I don't even know who
Morris was.
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"Doctor," said the apprehensive-
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people with nervous trouble thnt
throws them into prolonged and uncontrollable laughter?"
"There are such canes."
"Well, ii you'll go through the hospitals and collect some of them I'll
pay them good money. I am the
author ot a new farce."—Washington
Mistress—"Would you care to havo
this last season's hut of mine, Mary?"
Mary—"Oh, thank you so much,
mum. It's just the one my young
man likes me in best."
Muscular Rhaumatlam Subdued.—When
one ia a sufferer from niiimuilar rheumatism be cannot do better than to have
the region rubbed with Dr. Thomas'
Elolectric Oil. There is no oil that ao
speedily shows its effect in aubduinR pain.
Let the rubbing be brisk and continue
until ease ia secured. There is more
virtue in a bottle uf it than can be fully
Hoax—"Thoy say the Sultan of Turkey scares his wives nearly to death."
Joux~-"Y,:h; I've always heard that
he wits a harem-scarem sort o' fellow."
Minard's Liniment Cures Burnt, ate.
North China is noted for rearing thc
best mules in the Middle Kingdom.
In 1','kiii one will see mules quite as
good in every respect as the Missouri
and Kentucky product^ The lluesl
are employed hy Chinese olllcitils uud
other wealthy men to draw their
Your druggist will refund money il
PAZO OINTMENT lulls lo cure any
case ol Itching, Blind, Bleeding oi
Protruding Piles in U tu 14 daya.  Mc
A little hoy who was very fond of
cheese, anil who also liked lo have the
gas lit when he went to bed, wns one
night asked by his father whether he
would hnve some cheese, or hnve the
gas lit when he went to bed. He replied, after some hesitation, "Tommy
(his little brother) can have tho gns
lit, nnd I'll hnve thc cheese."
To believe thnt things will go wrong
is not only bad morals, but hud judgment as well.
Mothers sny Baby's Own Tablets
are the very best medicine they can
give their little ones. It is the happy
experience of one mother that helps
others to keep their little ones well.
Thousands of mothers huve found the
Tablets u never failing cure lor the
ailments that afflict their little ones.
Mrs. E. Sandwell, Coldwntcr, Ont.
says:—"I lind Buby'a Own Tablets
the best medicine any mother can give
Iier little ones. I tried "soothing" mix.
lures but they did not help my baby,
bul. as soon ns I began giving him the
Tablets they made his teething easy
and 1 would hardly know he was cutting a tooth. 1 would not be without
tin' Tablets, and ulwnys recommend
them tu my friends." Baby's Own
Tnblcts nre sold hy medicine dealers
or by mail at -> cents a box from The
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-
villi-, Ont.
"Bridget," said Mrs. Hiram Offer
sternly* "on my wuy home just now
I saw that policeman who was in the
kitchen with you so long last, evening, uud 1 took occasion to speak to
ilim." "till, shore. Unit's all might,
ma'am.   OI'm not jealous."
"My dear," said a thin little Brighton mnn to his wife, "this pupcr says
that there is a woman down in Devonshire who goes out nnd chops wood
with her husband." "Well, what of
it? I think she could easily do it if he
is as thin ns you ure. I have oiten
thought of using you to peel potatoes
Woman's Safe Step to Better Looks
U not hard to find. If yoar eyes era .ull—If your skin I, sallow, or your
complexion muddy. If you hav. no roaoi In your cheeks, do not bother
with cosmetics. Don't risk harmful drugs. Get good, rich blood In your
«<lu, and then you will ban th. bright look, aod charm of perfect health.
ore wonderful aid. to women ud womon'i looks. If your blood Is poor—
If you ara pale, weak and not up to th. mark—your stomach aud orgeui
of digestion and elimination et* the caul..
Beecham's Pills correct faulU. They will help yon to good digestion and active kidneys and regular bowels—to freedom from troubles
—to purer life-making, beauty-creating blood. In all truth and serious.
not, you will And that for good health aod good looks, Boecham'l fills
. Will Show lhe Right Way
rreperad Mir •» TaMM BaHaM, Sl. H.laaa, Laacaahl- Eailaa..
Sol. —_F»a»r. I. C.aaa aa. U. S A-afHa.   la bom >» aaia.
He Had the Makings ol a Hero
In Him.
(Oopyrtsht. 11,10. l>)' American Hreaa Aaao-
clullon |
"Sarah. I hare finished Harvard, and
my father wlll ohiuln for me lbe second vice pmddcncy of the <ireat Central linn,. Yuu know I love you aod
you ouly    Will y,n< marry ineV"
"Henry," she suld. "Ie| us uot dis.
cuss ll here. Colli* with me lino lhe
coiuHTVHtury." Once sealed there.
Henry. Impetuous and quick tciu|>crcd.
burst oui: "Suruli. yuu would nol refuse meV Have yuu deceived me? Do
you love another*   Would you"-
"Henry." she liiterrupied. "be quiet.
I love uu one bul yuu. bill I will never
murrv a mun who bus uul proved hi,
"But I do nol mt'd" -
"bo uul need: True, nol now. bul If
I email should come ur yuur father
should die whnl would yuu do) What
could you do? Whut work bave you
ever done* Ou something lu prove
your ability."
"Mural,, yuu ore right. 1 have never
dune uuythlug. I have been quite use-
lean, hul I wlll allow my worth."
The effect on Henry waa remark.
«ble.   The neii day bright and early
-• entered bis father's private office.
The elder Sherlock greeted his sun
with a pleaaaal "flood morning."
"Dad," Henry stammered, "1 want
to talk things over with you.'*
"Whal's wrong now?"
"And lo particular!"
"Harah won't marry me until I du
"And you Intend"— ,
"To throw up the vice presidency,
■tart In al the bottom und work up."
"Very well. Wben do you wish to
"All right.   I'll see fo tbe job."
That night his father said quietly:
"Report to the dispatcher at Erie.
0. Leave here al .:30 a. m. It's fortunate for you ihnl telegraphy was one
of your youthful whims. Just as soon
as you learn lhe job you will be glren
a responsible lierth."
"Good night," suld Henry and turned
And the nest morning found him on
his way from New York to Erie with-
out having seen Harah. Happy In the
thought that be was to prove himself,
he a|ient uuwt of bis trip composing s
letter to her telling all and explaining
his departure without teeing ber.
The nest afternoon be reached Erie
tired and sleepy. From supper be
went directly to bed In Ihe bume nf
one uf tbe dispatchers, where be bad
secured room ami Ixmrd. and at II the
uetl morning he began work.
lie soon found thnt train dispatching
was uut easy. During the flrst weeks
of his work he wua assisted and
watched by the dispatcher whuse plait.
he was tn lake. Then begun the uight
shift. As fur ns pupulutiuu wns concerned, Krle wus hardly ou Ihe mup,
but as a rullruud ihiIui II was most Important. It wns a division point of
consequence, us severul branches uf
the main line converged there.
Henry was given complete charge of
I brunch which boasted but four
trains, so It was easy fur him to tuke
care of the wire and Ihe train sheets.
Huw could he keep awuke? The sialic,, nlili its eozy Ore was almost
homelike eicepi for the feeling of
Ue worked on, continually cheered
by bis letters from home and Sarah
ind by his own satisfaction at dulng
Something well. And tbe first pay
day -could lbe bank hold bis flrst four
weeks' wages, his $30? Tben he wa,
given a really Important desk.
Rut soon he began to be discouraged.
Nothing hnpiiencd. There seemed to
be no wny tu prove himself. And
then the test cume.
In the middle of February came
probably tbe meanest and moat severe
■lorn, ever known lo that region. The
rain, chilled hy the lower air and falling on the colder objecta below, frote
■ud formed one continuous Ice sheet
•aveluplng everything below. Down
went tree*, fences, wires and brldgca-
work, work ulgtii and day for lbe repair gangs.
With Ihe wire* down, the railroads
resulted to lh* old schedule system of
Uapaicblng But trains were late and
Uu tracks sllpiiery. After sli hours
of herculean Is bur a single line wss
ran along the nlliloted district of lh*
Great Central Hues and limited com.
munlcallun resumed.
On Ibe night of the Itllh Henry
was silting drowsily by bis little stove.
ln the** dreams waa be engrossed
wben suddenly and uneipected cam*
tb* call for Erle-Er, er. Answering,
Sherlock received tbe awful measag*:
"HiHky rul bridge down and Ihe National limited bus passed here. Signed,
Sprlugdule." i
SprliiKdule wns the flrst night sta- j
Iiuu easl of Erie uud thirty-two mile* '
away.    lto,-kv cut who n aiile nnd a '
unit from Erie lu the auue direction
und spnnned by au old wooden railroad   bridge.    What   should   he do?
quickly be thought and quickly formed his plun.
Un weni his hut, coat end gloves,
and out the door he lore und rushed
toward the big roundhuuse. On a
nearby siding Willi steam up siuod a
switch engine, into whh-li he sprang
after opening lhe switch on to the insln
Ile pulled the reverse lever und
backed om of the siding un In ilie mala
truck. Will, nil possible haste he reset Ihe swiieb, rc-citicrcd tbe cub aud
opened wide Ihe throlile.
Never before hnd he gone so fast,
never before hnd he ntlenipled lu run
alone. In fuel, his InrgcHt ei|„Tlcuc*
In running had been ,ici|tilrcd on hi*
rather', private triiiu. Nuw he seemed lo stand still. Yet lhe cut suun
upened before him. He braced himself,
Jammed on Im.i1, brakes, and us lb*
engine slopped ou ihe edge of tb*
bunk he swung to ihe ground, sllpi*.
on the Ice nnd snow and dually sank
down In a heup.
lie tried lo rise. He could use but
oue foot -lie hnd broken bis. tinkle.
Uow, with only one leg, could be cross
the river? Yel he crawled duwu lo
the edge, hoping to muke his wuy uver
on ttie Ice. llui the river, contrary to
bis expeclntluns, wns o|ien. Ue wavered, utmost bucked uut. then thought
of Surah nnd Ills opportunlly-iiud
plunged into the Icy flood.
Hinder,, by Ills useless leg, he
seem,, tu mnke but little progress.
Would he never reach the oilier side!
He wus fast becoming exhausted when
he struck linn ground aud crawled out
of the wuler. Painfully be made his
wsy up lo a section shanty, where
were kept torpedoes for Jusl sucb an
emergency. He grasped Beveral and
hurried us fast as possible up the track.
He must give Ihe wurulng far enough
from tbe bridge to allow tbe racing
train time to stop.
Aud uow his Iron constlullon, which
wou him collegiate sporting fume,
served bim well.
Hut be must go faster. He had
but little time. He tried to walk on
bis broken leg. but It would not support bim. He must crawl again. Oh,
If he could only ruu, even for a admit*
or two! But hark! Even now In th*
distance be hears tlie whistle of Ibe
approaching I rain, Disappointed, he
stops his mud race nnd Uses the torpedoes securely to the truck.
Now he walls, but not for long. The
train reels around the curve. Surname
the torpedoes should full! But his
fears are groundless. As the train
passes, one torpedo after another explodes with a deafening mar, the
brakes are slummed ou, tbe engine and
coaches groan, creak and come to a
standstill.   Tbe train Is saved!
Exhausted and no longer upheld by
Ihe Intense excitement, he sunk down
unconscious. In this condition he was
found by the trainmen. From letters
In his pockets his identity was established aud became known throughout
the train. "Henry Sherlock!" cried 1
young woman who rushed out of n car.
She hurried down tbe track to when
tbey were taking Ibe unconscious man
Into a sleeper aud Immediately assumed command. After be hud been
curefully placed In a lierth she sought
to soothe bim witb end,..ring words
and loving caresses. In tbe meantime
a brakeman went through tbe car for
a surgeou. One speedily came, and together Ihey sel tbe broken ankle,
bound It and made splints to bold it
In position.
Again the doctor examined lbe mnn
and tben shook his beud ominously.
"He has developed pneunioulu and
will need the most careful nursing."
"Oh!" cried Sarah.
"He bad best be taken to a hospital
as soon as possible. Will you attend
to Uf*
Tbe limited was detoured aver another railroad, and wben tbey reached
Toledo, the first large city, Henry, still
unconscious, was removed from tb*
train and carried lo a hospital.
With her father and mother Sarah
hnd been on ber way lo California.
After tbe accident she refused lo go
further, but determined to stay In Toledo with friends. Brave she tried tc,
be, yet the strain was terrible. It wu
because uf her he bad gone away. If
he were to die it would be her fault!
Thus sh* worried. Would he never
Then on a sunny aud summer-Ilk*
day lu early March, with Ibe warm
breeze blowing through the window,
lhe recovering patient wo* allowed to
see one visitor.
"Whom shall It be*"
"Sarah—Miss Greene."
And when she rushed Into Ihe room
■nd to lhe bedside, weak though be
was, be was strong euougb to clup
her tightly to him, while he asked th*
unnecessary questlun about hi) ability and was answered by th* deareat
girl In the world with ■ look, i kl*a
Ud tbe one word "Yes."
Had a Blowup at Ham*.
May ■* Fed With Good Ra.ult. t* All
Farm Animals.
"0!i cake or ulliueul In proper quantities is considered by our best stockmen to Ih- une ot  tile lilosi healthful
food, tbut is ou the market," slates
Trotessor G. C. Humphrey of tbe uni-
tuiI husbandry department uf lhe college of ugrl' ulttue uf the University
ol Wisconsin., "Its value is that it
keeps Hie uiiliual in lhe most heullby
coodltioli, uo oilier feed having suell
a   lu'lielkiill   effect   ou   Ihe  digestif*
"The price of the feed Is cuusidered
prohibitive Ity muuy tui-mers; bul, considering Ihe run that It cumulus Hourly Ull per thi digestible protein, lh*
stoekiuun cuu well ufford to pay th*
market price III oilier lo hnve ut least
a small qiiuntlty uf this feed available.
"(Ud process rather than new process ulliueul should be secured so fur
ns possible for the reason thut IM per
eeiii of the prolclit in old process oil-
meiil Is digestible us conipsred with
only 81 per cent of the new process
"Ollmeul muy Is? fed to all classes
of fniiii stock." combines Professor
Humphrey, "Fattening steers will use
to great udvunliige from Iwo lo three
pounds nf ollmeul dully in connection
with other feeds. Larger amountscun
be used prolllubly when prices nre not
too high, feeding ollmeul In the form
of nut sized cukes Is considered preferable to the loose meal by most of our
steer feeders.
"Di Iry cows will consume one or
two pounds of ollmeul dally with their
grain rations, nnd dining Ihe winter
feeding perhsl more or less ollmeul Is
almost ludlspensuble iu order to keep
the cows In Ihe uest condition for pro.
dining milk nnd butler fut. For grow,
lng calves, sheep mid hogs nllmesl can
constitute nboui "lie tenth of lhe grain
ration fed und prove very benenchil
Horses limy be fed small quantities,
although Its general use fur burses Is
not recommended."
May B. Profitably Don. With th. Fin.
Wool Bra.ds.
t'siinlly million bred lumbs should
be sold early, either right off the ewes
or in lute fall or early winter, writes E.
I*. Snyder In Ihe National Stockman.
By this plun the cosl of putting them
on the market is light. They cnn be
grown to Ibis nge ut fur less expense
than tu be kept lunger. Fur u series
of years It hardly pays to keep these
light Bbeiuiiig. mutton bred lambs
through uud sell iheiu clipped. They
get their growth youuger nnd rnu be
tilled for market earlier than thr fine
wools, uud the fleeces ure of less value.
With ilie heavy nbeariug Merinos
conditions nre quite different. Ofteu
Ihey give their greatest profit by wintering aud fluisblug them ou grass. I
have lu mind now a mnn who owns
many farms of ral her cheap laud,
much of which he devotes to permanent pasture. He buys his flue wooled
lambs directly ufter weuitiug.
He never full feeds, using Jusl grain
enough lu keep tbem lu good, thrifty,
Tlie Imported Shropshire ram herewith Illustrated was in thc first
prise pen at Ilie royal show of 1807.
II. Is considered one of th. greatest aires of his breed. Th. Shropshire is one of th. Down breeds,
and Its wool is classed as medium.
Merinos shear heavier than Bhrop*
Blilres, and their wool 1. classed a.
growing cuuditiou. Ihen shears early
aud lurus ou grass. Ile never feeds
grain ou grass. Ile bus tried It and
says lhe lucrcused weight from the
grain doesu't pay for Ibe cost of grain
aud the work ut feedlug.
Ue sells about the llrst of June, seldom holding longer than tbe middle,
nnd sometimes, if Ihey go abnormally
low. be holds them over aud sells as
The rapid gains made by lumbs handled III Ibis wuy are surprising. The
growth of wool hns a tendency to
smooth tbem up. uud Ibis with the
flesh Inld on changes their appearance
fur Hie better lu a remarkably short
It Is Ihe opinion of many that they
must hnve u dash of muttou blood In
their Inuihs tn make them good feeders, ll Is n mistake. The only advantage Is that Ibe course wools ran he
fitted for market ut u little earlier age.
They nre subject lu certain drawbacks
that fully offset Ibis. The Merinos are
hurdler and not nearly so liable to cor-
tain diseases thai affect tbe muttou
breeds. They flock together better and
are not subject to ticks. Besides, Ihey
shear more wool.
"What have you got In that bag?"
"Dynamite.    Give  me $100 or I'll
drop It."
"Let 'cr go.   I am ■ married man."
"Bom* are so Intensely modern that they prefer ■ Corot to
■ Rembrandt."
"If It's a better bill climber I
;' don't blame 'em.    Me for tbe
French car every Ume."-Puck.
Cod  Frih.
For (our hundred years Newfoundland hits been the lishing grounds for
cod und other equally valuable kinds
of fish.   Even belore Jacques Cartier
discovered   Canada  fishermen   sailed
across the Atlantic to secure cargoes
[ of cod fish to take buck and sell at
| European ports.   It is a veritable gold
mine  for thc  Newfoundlanders   and
; ihe same grounds cnti be worked oier
i season   nfter   season   and   tlie  same
' great   results  obtained.    No  milling
proposition is as certain as the lisle
cries of  Newfoundland.
She nlso has her herring Industry
Suliiion, lobster, seal and whale are
taken in enormous quantities. Of the
lutter, no less than WO are cuusiit
each year. The total export oi fish
from Newfoundland reaches ueariv
ton million dollars annually. 'Iwo-
'birds oi this arc represented bv tne
ccal. 01 the latter 1'ortugnl is tie
luigest purchaser, llrar.il ranking second. Italy and Spain and tlie Brit
isli possession of Gibraltar also in,,
port huge quantities. It can ba truly snid that of all the kinds or classes
ol iisli the one providing a living lor
the greatest number of people on
the continent, U tbe cod.
Years ago bats had trliuinlugs. A
box of feathers, roses und ribbons,
laee and velvet, odd ornuuients and
algrets was ln every woman's possession, from wblcb she trimmed a bal
or two eacb season with ber own fair
angers. Tbe velvet draped tbe crown.
Tbe aigret was for height, aud tbe
lace brightened lt up a bit and lent a
dressy air, and tbe dowers nestled ai
ttie base of tbe wlug to set the whole
thing off. Tbat was a but. And 1
cost If you were rich $12, and if you
were just worrying aloug ou a smut
salary tbe same effect was arrived ai
for about $<J.
But now lt ls quite different. Hat.
do uot bave triniuitugs or at the mos
very little. A bare hut Is chosen
P'l ed an; where from, say, $4 to $2
in the nude, and tbeu It Is udorneo
perhaps with a single feather or qui!
or an odd looking ornament. It bus u
positively naked appearance, but It Is
chic. That's enough. But the marvel
oua part about lt ls tbat It cost* much
more than (be on> with lace and the
feather aud buckle. Sometimes there
Is nothing on (be cuapeau but a perk.
Utile rose about as big ns a baby's
ast, that's all, but tbe rose costs $1.
and the hat costs $14, aud there you
are. The tuts illustrated are charm
lng models of the season carried out
in fur and are as chic as tbey are sim
Orangt Jelly In Baskets.
This makes a very pretty dessert:
Extract tbe Juice of six oranges nnd
one lemon. Tut two ounces of sugar
with It and let stand until the sugar
Is dissolved. Soak half an ounce of
gelatin In a little cold water until soft.
Add audit-lent water to tbe orange
juice to make nearly a pint, and to
this add the gelatin. Warm the whole
mixture until tbe gelatin Is fully dissolved, stirring thoroughly. Pour Into
your orange peel baskets and set away
In tbe cold to harden.
Orange Bankets.-Cut away part of
peel on one side of orange to form a
handle, leaving lower half as bowl of
the basket. Of course tbe pulp has
got to be taken out very carefully sn
as not to break tbe sklu. An easier
way is to cut the orange lu halves,
remove the pulp and fill witb the
jelly. A little of tlie Jelly may be
saved out. and when ready to serve
chop It up quite Hup and spread on top
of tbe baskets. Whipped cream may
also be used.
Phantasms of tht  Night That  Have
Caused a Sensation.
The Interest in the general election
iu \he British Islet gave wuy to the
MMfttloO caused by the evidence glv-
eu by Mr. Claude Sawyer iu the Wara*
tah otie, Mr. John Dickinson, who
>■•;.-. Ju. led thl Board of Trade inquiry
into the mysterious d:-appearance of
this Uoer Li-u.'t ii Durban und Cape
'I.imi last June, said ut the close, I
heartily cuugrutulale you, Mr. Suw*
yer, on being ulive and being here lo
give evidence." Mr. Sawyer told that
three or lour days before the ... lated
vessel reached Durban, bo hud "a
dream, which wan most unusual." He
hud booked tt first-clan passage from
Sydney to Cape Town by tbe VYara*
tab, and he seems to have fell anxiety before leaving Australian water*..
Three times he had a dreaming vision
of u man in u peculiur dress, who wis
holding in hi** n_lu hand a b'.OOdy
sword. "The second time it came, I
thought, 'I will ltuow il again', and
the third time 1 looked at il so intently that 1 could almost design it.
-word and ull, even now. Next day 1
mentioned the dream to a gentleman*
and he mi id, 'It's warning,' Th n I
began to think why I should bo wuru*
ed, and I wus anxious to leave lliu
ship."   lie loft il at  Durban.
Perhapi tho strangest story of a
dream at sea if that told by Oeorge
Burrow in the opening pages of "Tlie
Bib.e iu Spain." "1 was bound for
Lisbon. We passed Cape Kinisterre,
aud, standing farther out to sea,
speedily lost sight of land. Ou tbe
morning of the llth the seu was very
rough, aud a remarkable circuunitume
occurred. I was on the forecut.e,
discoursing witli two of the sailors,
One of them, who had hut just left
his hammock, said: 'I huve had a
strange dream, which 1 do not much
like, for,' continued be, pointing to
the mast, 'I dreamt thut I fell into
the sea from the cross-trees' He wa*
heard to suy this by several of the
crew besides myself
A moment later the captain of the
vessel, perceiving that Uie squall was
increasing, ordered the top-sails to
be taken in, whereupon this man,
with several others, instantly rati
aloft; the yard wns in the act of being hauled down, when a sudden
gust of wind whirled it round with
violence, and a man was struck down
from the cross-trees into the sea,
which was working like yeast below.
Iii a short time he emerged. I saw
his head on the crest of a billow, und
instantly recognized in the unforunate
man the sailor who a few moments
before had related his dream. I shall
never forget the look of agony he cast
whii*>t the steamer hurried past him.
. . . The poor fellow who p-rished
in this singular manner was a fine
young man of about twenty-seven, thn
ouly son of a widowed mother. He
was the best sailor on board, and was
beloved by all who Were acquainted
witli him."
May Knight Women.
In olden days they were not so
chary of recognizing feminine services. The abbesses of great nunneries used to be "knighted" and even
now there is a ohurming young
French woman, who, though, unmarried, is a countess in her own right
by reason of being the Ciianoinesse
of a religious order.
At present iu Englund there is
somethi'ig anomalous in the fact that
man takes all the titles, stars, and
ribands, as well ns place, power, and
money, and allows the women folk to
toil all their lives at inferior sa'arie*
and with no hone even of those ornamental rewards, such us coroncta and
orders, to which human nature is m
persistently attached.
It has been whispered, though, that
the two ladies who have been electe 1
Mayors of English towns, will be
knighted during this coronation year,
precisely as their masculine compeers will receive this honor at the
hands of King George.
The idea should be persistently
dwelt on, as tlie circulation of such
a rumor may lead to the foundation
of some order—with a title attached—-
whir can be bestowed on eminent
women, whether married, single or
A Luxurious Bath.
By next sprlug Miss Helen Miller
Gould wlll bave one of the largest of
private swimming pools at her country
home In Irvlugtoti on-the-Hudaon. Tbe
pool wlll measure 03 by 70 feet. It wlll
be Inclosed in a one story brick and
limestone building covering an area 65
by 105 feet. The exterior will conform
wtth the architecture of otber buildings on tbe estate. The Interior will be
fashioned after a Itoman bath, in Pom*
pellan style. There will be fountains,
with statuary, resting rooms and shower hatha. Tbe structure wlll cost about
A Long Rope.
One of tbe English exhibits at the
Brussels exhibition was un immense
coll of rope mude from cotton. Tbe
rope, which was one and one-half Inches In diauieter, measured 14,110 feet lu
one continuous length without pleclngs
of any kind and constituted a world's
I record for length. It has been estimated tbat were tbe Individual yams
of tbe three strands placed end to end
tbey would have encircled tbe earth
at tbe equator and then have left
enough to reach 1,890 miles.
Keep tht Prolific Sow.
lo It not a serious mistake to fatten
a good sow for market ufter she has
weaned her litter? If the sow la a
good producer she is entitled to a good
home on the farm as long tn she Is
profitable. Market the poor producers
and keep (he good ones. Tlie sow Is
the best and quickest money irnk-r ou
'he farm, and she bas never done bet-
er work than right now wben prtcaa
.ore good.
Reprobate's Disturbed Slumber.
Dr. / rtnstrong Robinson, Dean of
Westminster, who has been transferred to the Deanery of Wells, Somerset, a position which will not entail such a strain upon his health as
life in the Metropolis, was the last
canon appointed by the late Lord
Salisbury, and the first deun to gain
preferment under Mr. Balfour's regime as Prime Minister.
Dr. Robinson is a scholar of the
first rank, and is an impressive
preacher. He does not mince his
words when he wishes to drive home
a point, and beneath a somewhat
austere appearance there lurks a refreshing capacity for humor.
One of his best stories is about an
old reprobate who had decided to repent, and announced to everyone that
whatever wrong he had done should
be made right. So one of the villagers to whom he owed a big sum of
money, went round to his cottage at
midnight to demand it. "Rut what
did you come at this hour for and
wake me up? Why not wait until to.
morrow?" asked the old sinner. 'I
came early," said the other, "to avoid
the crush!"'
Soma Curious Taxos.
From time to time the exchequer of
Great Britain hns been replenished by
singular taxes. Henry VIII, taxed
beards, and graduated thc tax accord
ing to the status of the wearer. The
Sheriff of Canterbury was constrained
to pay the sum of 3s. id. for the
privilege of sporting his veiiembl •
whiskers. Queen Kliznbeth fixed u
similar tux on every beard owr a
fortnight's growth, and bent on mak
ing uu example of people who did uot
attend church imposed a fine for ah
senee. In lll.K> il was decided that
ihe arrival of every child in the world
.should be greeted with a tux. Thu
birth of ii child to a duke cost the
futile- ll&u. whilst the advent of n
commoner', child with hailed hy a tux
d 50 cents. Moreover, it was an ex
pensive mutter to die, a- it is, in
deed, in this year of grace I UK), with
tho exacting of death dues. Bache
tors and widows were compelled to pay
for the privilege of single blessedtiesi
it was due to William l'itt thai the
window-tax was instituted, and in th--
reign ol Qeorge I. ii was necessary
to have a license in order to sell hut*.
Then there was a tax mt hair powder
and another was laid on watches and
clocks. In the reign of Oeorge 111
a duty ot UU cents wus imposed on
bricks. Al a later period in the same
reign, bricks were divided tor the pur
pobe of taxation into common and
dressed bricks, and the duty on eacb
kind ot brick was regulated according
to its site,
Tho "Black  Scab" and  How  to  Guar-  j
Against It.
American farmers ure warned by ths
departuout of agriculture to watchful
a uew potato mulady which bus developed Into a plague lu Europe, j
Tbe "black scub," "warty" or "cauliflower" disease, starting Iu Hungary lc
1S&0,   has  seriously   Infected   Ireland,
England, Germany, France, ScandJoa<
Via uud Italy.   It uppeared on the North
American continent lust year hi New- '.
foundluud.   The keenest lookout uiiisl
be  kept,   for   where   the  disease   hat '<
taken hold no healthy tubers will de- >
velop,   So Insidious ls the plague (bat '
It  uut only   renders ull the soil of u
field diseased, but bits of dirt clinging,
to the boots or implements of furmers
muy curry the pest to uninfected areas   :
Thereafter the ground will produce unsound crops for a number of years unless an Intelligent  system of crop rotation Is used lo heal ttie soil.
Diseased potatoes should invurlably
be burned or, If too wet to burn,
should he burled in a hole and covered
with unslaked lime. Seed potatoes
should never be taken from ailing
crops. If the seed Is suspected It
Ktwuiii be powdered with sulphur uud
stored away until planted. Farmers
should CO-Operote with the department
of agrleullun* hy reporting any ap
penraiiceof (he disease, no (hut It may
be kepi from fastening Itself into .
American H*41.   t'olller'a.
Tibet   Headdrass   Might   Be
Adapted to American Styles.
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"TAG  DAYS" ABROAD.      ,
Flowers Aro  Used  Instsad of Bits of
"Tag day" is almost as popular In '
Europe as In the I tilted States.   This '
custom of selting apart a time at which |
young people  may  sell  bits of paste
board on (he street lo passersby witb
tbe ideu of nil lug funds for charitable
purposes original-d in Sweden, but Is
being adopted in the neighboring countries.   The foreign  methods, however,
are far more attractive than ours, he-
cause, in the llrst place, the sellers do
not go about It lu such an aggressive
maimer and. secondly,  because they
sell   (lowers  Instead  of hideous card
board dangling ou a string.
Two Herman cities illustrate the success of tbe plan to get mouey. At Cas
eel, In August, the "taggers" netted
about 100.000 marks by selling blue
rugged sailors, and In Wiesbaden they
made 35,000 murks lu a day through
the sale of daisies, the "Dowers of
charity," as thiy ure called. Tbe reason for the larger results In Cassel
muy be found In thu fact that the kill
ser was staying there at the time, ami
his example of paying lio marks In
stead of 10 pfennigs apiece for his
blue Mowers tired the citizens of the
towu lo be proportionately generous.-
New York Post.
THI PAOOtti   B*ADUt»B» WOUJN  IS  Tltirt.
Take off the pigtails and Ibis head*
dress worn by the upper class women
of Tibet   might  (idorn  the  pretty   liend
of America's upper ten do in Indeed.
it N not a*, outre us muuy of the huts
or lbe day thai are considered "perfect
And as for expense. It lines riglit up
with lhe most exclusive winter models, the price being [tract leu lly fifteen
hundred of oui do 11 it Of,
This cosily piece of Tibetan headgear Is Interwoven wild the wearer's
linlr and Is ornamented with many turquoises, corals ami small pearls The
decorations cnn be easily removed. It
Is worn only by women who are purely Tibetan and have not married Nep*
alese. lu other words, It Is us "classy"
as a Georgette or Curlier l-Yete-h model. American millinery artists please
take notice of Ilie "Hues" and profit
thereby when genius hikes another eccentric ctlilpeuii (light.
A New Negligee.
For the woman who likes red nnd Is
fond of adding eccentric garments to
her wa rdrobe comes t he eha n i icleer negligee Jacket—a gorgeous nlTiilr tu cockscomb red satin. |.nce medallions ure
used as a border trimming, ami tenth-
What He Told tho President.
President Tuft attended the recenl
aero meet at which Mayor Fitzgerald
of Dostoti made it trip wiih (iraliame-
Wbite. After the (light the plane was
landed near the automobile occupied
by the president, who congratulated
Mr. Kltxgcmld on bis coolness and
nerve und ask d:
"Are you not afraid to go up lu such
a flighty macli ne''"
"There Is only one machine that I
am at all afraid of," was lhe smiling
reply of "Honey KHz," "ami that is
tbe Republican machine."
The president, composing himself
with an effort. Inquired. "And could
you see people ou eurlh very plainly
while you were away up iu the air?"
"Well." replied •Honey Fltz," a droll
twinkle In his eye, "I could see yon
without auv difficulty."—Success Magazine.
Disappearing Furniture.
Chicago's apart meut house problem |
has been solved.    No longer may cartoonists   make   merry  over   Mr.   Flat
Dweller's Inability to bung up bis hat
when the folding bed Is down.   The
answer is disappearing furniture.   The
Itecnrd-Herald of that city says that a
builder Is ubout to erect a structure de-
vottd entirely to three room homes. In
the kitchen, after the meul is prepared,
tbe gus range will disappear through a
cabinet in the wall, the kitchen table
will sink through the floor and the Ice
chest slide out on the back porch. The j
dining room table after use will be .
part of lhe wall, and In the bedroom uo j
folding bed. no bureau under which to j
lose your collar button and no cbif-
fonler to knock your bead against ln I
searching for it will exist.   Everything
will disappear after use.
ered rooster heads of sturtingly realistic aspect ornament the edges of the
sleeves uud form a corsage adornmeut.
Tbe chanticleer craze dies hard, aud
this aftermath expression of (he rooster
fad Is certainly u strange one.
A  Few Last  Minute Offe.-ingt.
For the Invalid a dululy bed jacket
of nun's veiling in a pretty pale shade
Is u gift thut will be valued and can
be quickly made.
A simple model for It should be
chosen und all edges, ucck, sleeves and
edge of suck buttonholed with silk, or
they muy be hemmed and the stitches
covered with featherstitchlng.
Any piece of hand needlework will
he acceptable, but without it a gift
will savor loo much of the shops.
Neck mufflers for evening wear can
lie mude from short lengths of flowered ribbon wadded aud lined with soft
silk or quilted satin.
leather napkin rings nre pretty and
are easily mude from u strip of leather
six or seven inches long uud two and
one half Iuches wide, lu the center of
the strip the monogram Is either sten
died or burnt on. nml lhe bund Is sim
llarly decui.ited. To close the strip
bore holes ut the ends und Ince tn
gather Willi a thong of leather. These
ire pretty and Inexpensive gifts.
Irish M.P.'s Cheap Election.
Willi tho exception of the return-
ing oillcer's fee, Mr. J. McVcagh'l
election its Nationalist M.I'. (or Houth
Down cost him nothing, At a meeting to celebrate his success, he told
his supporters tlmt they hud achieved
victory without expending a copper
on the payment of ugents, literature,
poKtnge, printing, or even ou the is.
sue of {tolling curds. They declined
the offer of motor-cars and not a single elector  was cunvussed.
Tho Music Lovors,
She—Did you enjoy the concert lasl
He—No; I couldn't hear anything,
She-Why noi?
He—Two ladies sat In front ol me
and ehstted the whole evening about
how much they loved music.
Suit Case Polish.
Some persons are surprised when
(hey ao to pack (beir suit cases for a
journey to tind them shabby or spotted, the leather dry and cracked or
covered with greenish mold. They
have been stored away either too uear
furnaces aud steam pipes or iu damp
All leather goods, chair seats, book
covers, traveling bags, etc., must have
consideration If they are to retain a
fresh, attractive appearance, Shoes
ure preserved hy the dressing on tbe
leather, (took covers of leather or
calf which nre beginning to grow dry
aud brittle should be rubbed witb a
very small quautlty of vaseline. If
merely shabby and spotted they should
be rubbed with well beaten white of
egg. as should chair scuts und all
other leather articles, Willi the exception of sole leather suit cases, which
are best cleaned by using ordinary
russet shoe polish.
Is  It a Pipe  Dream?
Mr. C'y. Wurman, tlie author, made
a slushing attack on the Hudson Uuy
Railway proposal the other day ut
Bdmodton, The railway he calls a
"pipe dream."   He thinks it fiuilusti_
"Yrazic.-t scheme  I  ever heard of."
Mr  Wurman i.- a professional humorist, but  ho  waMi't joking thii trip.
The poet of the Sl.o]  rails went into .
the economics ot the situation, Some
fur-posters thought he had cold fe >t
when he said: "Whai would tbe railways do "ith their rolling stock during the months ilmt tbe Hudson Hay
was closed up?" Cy, Ib ol tho opinion
Kdmontoii to Prime Ilu pert Is the
rouie. The O.T.P., he nrgues, should
draw up Alberta tind Bnfkatchcwaii
1,700 miles nearer to the Orient. Hum
are the farmers shinning out grain
over the border In Minnesota, Tho
Hudson Ilay railroaders would bo
leaving tor their winter firesides iust
about the time that the golden No. t
hard wns dribbling out of the threshing Bpout, which would mean that it
would have to rent up on Ihe May
among thc cool breeses till the melting season set in. Hoard in the Arc-
tie would not be cheap either—forty
cents u bushel. The Ppciflo ports aro
fanned by the gentle wphyrs all year
round. Hut then one must not forget
that Cy- and the Grand Trunk ar«
NOTICE is hereby given that tiO
days utter date 1 intend to apply to
the Chief OouuuUetouer of Laudator
h Ucencs to prospeel (or coai und pe
troleum over thi following Iambi Bit
uate in thu district of Southeast
Kootenny, ltrttish Oolumbla, in hot
Commencing ut a pott planted   at
or near two miles due east of r,tie I*
null,   pout uu   the    0. P. It. survey
liue,  which is the   wesU-tU boundary
of Lot 15--, and being the sou Lh .vest
corner   post of    l'uui  A. Paulson's
claim; thence north 80 ohalns. tbence
east 80     chaius,     tbenct.     south ho
chains, thence west 80 cliaitut to  cL.<
point of commencement, making _4o
acres, more ur less.
Located  this  25th  day  of  February
Paul  11.  Abbott,  Agent.
Harry Hart, witness. iB-.t
NOTICE is hereby given thut 60
daya after dute 1 Intend to upply tu
the Chief Commlsaloner uf Lund* tor
a licence to prospect fot coal uud pe
troleum over the following lat Ua situate in tha dibtrici u| Southsait
Kuutenay, Hritish Columbia, iii Lot
Oommenolng at a pott planted ut
or near two miles due ea*»t ,,f tbe _t>
mile post un the 0. P, R. Survej
line, which is the western bO'ludarj
of Lot 10.3, uud being Lhe Southeast
corner post of Clara A. Uaaon'a
claim; theiu-e nurth an ohalns, tneucc
Went So cbuuib, Ibcuee buuth tie
chains, thence eust SO chains, . i tbe
point of commencement, making t>.o
acres, mure or less,
Located tbis -oth day of February,
CLARA  A MASON, Locator,
Paul H. Abbott,  Agent
Harry Hart,  WltnOBS. 15-.t
NOTICE In hereby given tlmt 60
dnys after date 1 intend to apply to
the Chief Commissioner of Landa for
a licence tu prospect foi coal and petroleuni over the tollowing land- situate in the district of Southeast
Kootenay, British Columbia, in Lot
Commencing at a post planted ut
or near two miles due enst of the Tl
mile post on O. P. Ft. survey line,
which is the western boundnry of
Lot 4593, and being the northwest
corner of Chester R, Paulson's claim,
thence south 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence nurth 80 ehniti:,.
thence went 80 chains, to the point
of commencement, mnking 640 acres,
more or less.
Located this 27th day of   February
Paul H. Abbott, Agent
Harry Hart, Witness. lR-9t
NOTICK la hereby given that
daya after date I intend to npply to
the Chief Commissionei' of Lands for
a licence to prospect fur coal and petroleum over the following landB situate in the diatrict uf HoutheaHt
Kooteuay, Britlah Columbia, in Lot
Commencing ut a pott planted at
or near two miles due east of the Tl
mile post on the O.P.R. survey
line, which is the western buundary
of Lot 4593, bnd being the northeast.
corner post of Charles E. Webb's
claim, thence nont.li 811 chaina, tlience
west, 80 chaina, theuce uorth 80
chains, thence east HO chains to the
point uf commencement, muklug G.d
acres, more or less.
Located this 27th day of February,
Paul H. Abbott,  Agent.
Harry Hart,  WltneaB. 15-9t
NOTICE is hereby given that _0
days after dute 1 intend to apply to
tbe Chief Commissioner of Lands fur
a licence to proapect fur coul und petroleum over Lbe following lunds situate in the diatrict uf Boutheast
Kooteuay, British Columbia, In Lot
Commencing ut a pout planted ut
or uear two miles due east of the
22 mile poat on the C.P.R. Burvey
line, which iu the western boundarj
Loe 4593 and beuit; the Southeast
corner post of Anna K. Webb's clu.u.
thence north no chains, tbence weet
80 chains, tlience south .0 chains,
tbence eust 80 chains to the polnl of
commencement, making 640 aires
more ur less.
Located  this  27th day  ol  February,
ANNA K. WEBB. Locator
Paul H.  Abbott, Agent.
Harry  Hart,  Witueaa. 15-91.
he C.P.R. .survey line,
Heaton, boundary of
using the     HouthwcHt
.1   Wayne TwitcheR'a
ml Hi Mi ehauiK, thence
theuce   HOUth       MO
* UHt mi chaina to the
ti u cut lien t.   making   i.4n
_-,-,-,-,-,_____________-,-,-,_,__________________,____ 'mile punt  <>n  t
—— , which la     tue
We Myles A. Beale and Edward El- Lot 4593, and
well of Crauhrook, Brokers, give no-curlier post ol
tiee that ou the tftfUl day of Muy, claim, tlience i
1011. nt eleven o'clock In the fore- j east Hn eha!.,
noun, we intend to apply to the, chuiiis, thence
•Wuter Commissioner nt his oltice Inl point of comn
Craubrook tor u licence tu tu .o and ueres, mure or
uue three cubic feet of water ..er sec- Located- thin JltLi day ul February,
ond from Bartholomew Creek a irlb'llOU,
i*ary oi Cherry Creek in the   Cion-jAl.  WAYNE TWITCHELL,  Locator,
brook Wuter   District. The water Is; Paul H. Abbott, Agent,
tu  be  tat.cn from the at ream  about j Harry Hart,  WitneBb. 15-9t
forty     chains  west Cl     the  westerui 	
boundary of Lot 7660 Oroup l Koote- THB CORPORATION OF THE CITY
nay district,     and ia to be used   on | OF   CRANBRUUK
uunl Lot 7660, lor Irrigation purposes
Located thla 25th     day ol February,
charlks w. Mason, Locator,
Paul  H,  Abbott,   Agent.
Hurry   Hart,   Witneaa.
TAKE  NOTIOB that    at  the    nest
alt tings of the Board ot Licensing
Commissioners of the. City of Oran
bruok to he holdOU uii the Uth duy
of June. 1911, I. Ada J. Small uf tbe
Olty City o( Oranbrook, intend to
ipply fur tin' transfer ot the retail
liquor licence held u respect to lhe
Cosmopolitan Hotel iltuate nn i ut
26 and half ot Lut 87 tu Block 00, ui
the City of Craubrook, tu BneOfl
Hardiiih, Small of the City «>f Crnn
brook, Hotel Keeper
Dated ut Craubrouk. li, C, this Lath
day ol April, A, D. 1911,
Notice    i,i
thai thf
council have dactdeil
not to
appoint a
Cleaning u]
■ Day"
tilth   V«»|-
tin  ill   pre
vlous yean
Will    ll"!
Lhe    expeu
:„'      ol
men anil
vehicles, loi
inn thai .i
Jf yattle uii
,i pro
mines    tnu.-a   lie   thoroughly       .denned
"ui ami placet! in ii Sanitary eondl
tlou b) tbe Owners ■ >■ Occupiers ol
a net. yards oi premises before Maj
titb, next, aftei which data the San
itiny [nspectoi wlll proceed to iti lei
i> enforce the provisions ><i trie
By Lav
r m
I Dated t
! Oranbn
Ith   ,lu.
CH>    Clel I.
,.i   vprll,    1911
n, it
All X   J     S\1\LL
It, 51
ni o
i    OUSt   Andeen   ol  Crttl-bt
eper,  41*1   tiutlce that 01
NOTICE' is hei
days after .late
.he Chiei  Comm
a licence to  pro-
troleum over th
uate    in rhe
Kuotenay, Brt
or uear three
29  mile  post
line,   whh'h   m
1 veil that 60
niend to apply tu
i<mer ot Lauds for
•t for coal and pe
ulloring land  sM
1911,  m   eleven  o ch c
on, 1 Intend tu ap dj to
mmissiouei ai bis office
ii-i     11 licence to  ial_<
cubit  toot  61 watei   in*i |
. 1  Mn
the toron
,  Watei  1
1.,id   use   nut- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
lifltriet of     BoutheaatlMCO^  ■■■■"■• «"  *.»-<muwd  «•*     '"
i_h Columbia,   in Lot *•*« Otanbrook Watei District, empt)
lng Into Bull river bull u mile above
hi  «  pott  planted    ut   «»« dam.      I'he  watei   is tu  he taken
miles due earn of th,  ■"-■■» ll1- stream about 8*0 fet-t abov,
the CPR  survey ita ::K'Mtj   *lx%* ls lo ** uW" °n llie
RUej   ! la.
Tenders will he caoalvod hy the
undereicueu up to the --nt. day of
April Utli, at 5 p. m. ior thc uur-
..mite of Block 27, Subdivision ot Lot
No 5-11, Group one, Now West....!.
ater District, *iitunted in the City of
Vancouver, and heing tht* .ite ul the
uid provincial Court House bfiftOb
tender must i>e   eiicium'.i lu » rogis
tered  letter     nnd iiiumi   Im  Addreased
t>> tin- imdersigned, mid plainly
marked "Tonder for old Vanoouvet
Court Hunan Site", ami muat  be tu
companted hy nu aoeapted chiutie fui
ten i'im cent ot the tli-i payment ot
the piirehHrie money Payment toi
the piuperty will bu accepted in in
Btalmentl of une >piuttui   uf  tim pui
'base tnout)     Tbu ftrsi uf suah tn
,tnl utH  tu he paid      within thirty
lays attei iti. acceptance -I the ten
der, and the other three fcnnuall?
tto-i.-ufiei. with interest at the rate
oi 1, pei eani pei annum in the
event t iiiv person whose tender is
accepted tailing to oamplete the first
I ne tai ment  within thirty days ot the
notice ut lUch aQOSptaiiee the sale to
lliu Will be .unveiled and bis ten pel
.-ent   deposit   forfeited The   I'tlt'iiues
if  unsimeHHfiil   tenderern  Will   be    M
auy  tender
mspted    So
iiiiKid     The bigbesi u
■viil uut neveniiarily be
commissions uf  any
Minister ■
Uepnrtment ut Lands,
\ lotoria, it. c.
Mai.'ti   ;ili,
.1   Lun.lri
lot      -.llUl'ltU
1593, and b
P.R. BUrvej
tbe  western  boundary j'
the routhweet   lthw mitila* eposes
1     K.   Webb*8 0«M ANBBBN.
and !
of  I
trornei ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
claim; thenco north 80 chains, thence
>-ast sn   chains,     theuce    aoutb   SO i
rliains, thence west SO chains to the
■mint of commencement,   makini:  840
icreu, mure or less.
Located  this ii4tti  day of February,'
CHARLKS K. WKBB,  Locator.
Paul H. Abbott,  Agent,
Hairy  Hart,  Witness. I5*9t
NoTICK in hereby given that .0
days aft.ei ilate I intend to apply to
the Chief Oommlssioner of Lands for
a. licence to prospect for coal and petroleum over tbe following U. mi fl situate in the dint.net of Southeast
Kooteuay, British Columbia, iu Lot
• !>93.
Commencing at a pott planted at
of near three miles due cu-it of the
21 mile post on the c.p.R. survey
line, which is thc .vestem boundnry
of Lut -i*!*-, and being the bouthwest
corner post of Anna K. Paulson's
.-luiin; theuce north M chaiim, theuce
dast 80 chuiiiB, theuce b mt!) ha
chains, thenee west 80 ehuins to the
point of commencement, making ti40
acres, more or less.
Located this 2fitti day of February,
ANNA  K,  PAULSON,    Locator.
Paul H. Abbott,  Agent.
Harry Hart,  Witness. ir,-«_t
NOTICE is hereby given that 60
days utter date 1 Inteud to apply to
the Chief Commissioner of Lands fur
a licence tu prospect for cuul and pe
troleum over the following ltrilsivt-
uate in the district of Southeast
Kootenay, British Columbia, in Lot
Commencing at u pott planted ut
ir near three miles due east of the
29 mile poat on tbe C.P.R. survey
line, which is the western boundary
( Lot 4f)'i3, and being the northwest
orner post ot Peter C. Paulson's
claim, thence south SO chaius, thence
i?ast hu chains, thence north 80
chains, thence west 80 chains tu the
nt ol commencement, making 640
acres, mure or lesa.
Located tins '.r,th day ol February,
PHTBR   c. PAULSON, Locator,
Paul H.  Abbott.  Ageut.
Hurry  Hart.  Witness. 16-9t
beit i)   giv.
that    60
days after -lute l intend
apply   to
the   Chief
Lands (ur
a licence
to 1
irospect for
coal aiu\ pe
troleum ■
Lhe        >wi
ll <
„.: .I* .-■t-
uate    in
district of
Kuutenay. British Columbia
Commencing at a pott planted at
or neai tnret miles due eaat- of the
29 mile post on the C.P.R. survey
line, which is the western boundary
ol Lot 4f.:i,i, and being the northwest
corner punt of peter C. Paulson's
claim, tbence soutli 80 chains, thence
east m chains, theuce north 80
chains, thence west HO chains to the
point of commencement, making C40
acres, more ur less.
Located thi*; 24th day of February,
PETER c. PAULSON,  Locator,
Paul H. Abbott. Agent.
Harry  Hart.  Witness, 15-9t
NOTICE is hereby giveu that 60
days after date I intend to apply to
the Chief Commissioner of Lands tor
a licence to prospect for,coal and petroleum over tbe following lands situate in the district of Southeast
Kootenay, British Columbia, in Lot
Commencing at a post planted at
or near three miles due cast ot the
31 mile post on the C.P.R. survey
line, which is the western boundary
of l.ot 1593. and being the northeast
corner post ot Peter C. Paulson's
claim, theuce south 80 chains, thence
west 80 chains, tbence nortb
chains, thence east 80 chains to the
point ot commencement, muLing 640
acres, more or less.
Located this 23rd day uf February,
Paul H. Abbott, Agent.
Harry Hart,  Witness. 15-9t,
15-51 •
PUBLIC  NOTICE  is    hereby given
that,   iiiiiei   tbe authority  contained
in section 131 of the "Laud Act," H
regulation has been ftpurtned hy the
Lieutenant-Covernor In Council Using tbe minimum sule prices of tlrst-
and second-class lands at $10 and ii
per acre respectively.
This regulation further provides
Lot (.hat the prices fixed therein shall
j upply to all lauds with respect to
which tbe application to purchase
is given favorable consideration after
tbis date, notwithstanding tlie date
uf such application or any delny thai
may have occurred In '<e >ionsidera
tion of tbe same.
Further notice is herehy glvtui'thnt
all persons who have pending ap,!'
cations to purchase lands under the
provisions of sections 34 or 3t; of the
"Land Act" and who are not willing
to complete such purchases under the
pi-ices fixed hy tbe aforesaid regain
uun shall be at liberty to withdraw
such applications and  receive refund
ul the moneys depOSltuii on JHTiil.nt of
.uch applications.
Minister of Lauds.
Department of Lands
Victoria, B. C. April 3rd, 19U.
MOTICE is hereby given thut 60
dayB after date I intend to apply to
tbe Chief Commissioner uf Lands fur
a licence to prospect [or cual and petroleum over the 'ollowing hinds Fit
uate in tbc district of ooutbeast
Kootenay, British Columbia, ia Lot
Commencing at a poBt planted at
or near nine miles due east of tbe
28 mile post on the O.P.R. survey
line, which in the western boundary
of Lot 4593, und being the northwest
corner post Of Mary Denner's claim;
tbence south 80 chains, thenee cast
80 chains, tbence north 80 chains,
tbence west 80 chuins to the puint of
commencement, making 840 acres,
more or Icsh.
Located this 17th day of   February,
MART DBNNER,     Locator,
Paul H- Abbott,  Agent,.!
Harry Hart, Witness. Iti-.t1
NOTICE is lu-ieby given that 60
duys after dute 1 intend Lo apply tu
the Chief Commissionei' uf Lauds for
u licence to prospect for conl and pe
troleum uver tbe following lands situute ni the district of Southeast
Kootenay, Hritish Columbia,    in Lot
___________.______________......._^_..._    4593.
  !   Commencing at a pust [limited   at
NOTICE is hereby given thai -" or near three miles due east of the
days after dute i intend to apply ton. mile post on the C. P. R. survey
ihe Chief Commissioner of Lands for line, which is the western bonudary
a licence to prospect ;oi coal uud pe- ol Lot 1693, ond beiug the southeast
Lroleum over thc following and* tit- corner post of Churles L. Paulson's
iiita :n the district of Boutheast claim; tbence north 80 cbuins, theuce
Kootenay, British Colombia, in Lot west -in chains, thence south SO
■1593. chains, thence east 8(1 chains to the
Commencing at a pott planted   at point of commencement,  making 640
or near nine miles due past of the lis-ncres, more or less,
mile post on the CPU.  survey line, I Located this 23rd    day of February,
which is the western     boundary    of 1911.
Lot   1593, and     beint? tbe southwest!    OHARLES  L.  PAULSON, Locator.
i-^^^—.     COMPANIES.
EVERY COMPANY receiving depos
its of money or carrying on business
lu tbe Province of British Columbia
as a Trust Company, as defined ln
the "Trust Companies Regulation
Act, 1911," is requested to furnish
particulars as to the corporate name
of the company, and the name aud
address of Its managing director to
the Inspector or Trust Companies,
Victoria, In order to receive a sup
ply ot forms to be used in making
the return as provided In section 4
of said Act.
16-51     Inspector of Trust Companies
corner post of George Wyke's claim,
thence north 80 chains, tbence east
in chains, thence soutli 80 chains,
thence west 8i"j chains, tr, the point
of commencement, making 640 acres,
more or less.
liocated Uuk 17th day of February,
Paul H.  Abbott.   Agent.
Harry  Hart,   Witness lB-9t
Paul  H.  Abbott,
Hart,   Witness.
NOTICE Is hereby given tint 00
days after date I intend to npply to
tbo chief Commissioner of Lands for
a licence to prospect for coal nml petroleum over the folluwlng la- is sit-
NOTKK is hereby given that CO
days aftei ilate I intend to apply to
tbc chief Commissioner of Lands for
a licence to prospect for cuul ami petroleum over the following lathn ilt-
uoto in On- district of Southeast
Kootenay, hritish Oolumbla, in Lot
Commencing at a pott planted at
01 near three mllos duo east of the 27
mlle posl on tbo O.P.R, survey line,
whirh in tbe western buundary of
and being tbu southeast
of   Charles   W.   Mhhoii'h
NOTICE is hereby given that
vacant Crown lamls nut already
der reserve, situated within
boundaries of tbe Land Recording
districts of Cariboo and Lillooet,
and the Kamloops Division of Yale
Lund Recording District, are reserved frum any alienation under the
"Land Act" except hy pre-emption.
Deputy    Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria,  B. 0„ April 3rd,  Wll.
Lot  45!
uato in tbo district of Southeast claim; tbence north SO chains, tbence
Kootenny, Ilritish Columbia, 111 Lot west 80 chains, thence south 80
4503. t chains, thence enst 80 chains to tho
Commencing at u pott planted   at point of commencement,  making 6401
or near four miles due east of tbe 28 acres, more or less.
NOTICE is hereby given that 60
days alter date I intend to apply to
the Chief Commissioner of Lands tor
a license to prospect for cual and
petroleum over the following lauds,
situate in the District of Southeast
Kooteuay, in Lot 459H: Commencing
nt a post iduuted at or near one
mile due enst, of the :l'l mile post on
the (!. P. R. survey line, which is
the Westorn lioundury of snld Lot
1503, anil heing tbe northeast corner
post or Oharles W, Mason's clnlm,
theuce south 80 chuins, thence went
80 chains, thence north bO chains,
theuce east 80 chuius to the point uf
more or less.
Located this 13th
Paul H.  Abbott,
THAT is the name, and
below is the trademark,
you are to look for next
time you huy underwear.
Your size in any garment
with thnl inuli'inark will
III iktIcciIv, will outwear
ordinary underwear, will
not shrink. Yet yuu pay
uuthiiiil extra fur this
extra value, and yuu rial our
(luaranteu of " money buck
if you can fairly claim it."
Made al Paris in Canada,
by  I'KNMANS  Umiled.  „
The iiii<lersl_tH>fl Auctioneer tiao
beon Instructed to offer for >ml«> at
the Royal Hotol m Oranbrook, in tbe1
Provinco   ol    British Oolumbla,   onlBrown    us
SATURDAY, THB JOtll ol   MAY   nt' Hhnnklanil    131
the hour ol iwo o'olook In the alter-1 -atblo  lM
April, tl.)
noon, iti>
UH    Lul
.il lind,.!
Tho Yoi
porl "ii Hi
io certain
premlHos known
u|i   1,   in tbu
i lie..mm
in   Ilie
lors havo olilnlneil    tt ro
property Irom Mr. H. Y.
10.,  Oranbrook, mul   ihe
728   832   730-22%
UAKKH     ^^^^^^
Parker, 0.  ic, Oranbrook, and   thei Johnston     ihc  UO
laino muy be Inspected with 1,1b plan Mllno     139   lor,
ir copies obtained nl the offices   ol Pye  IM  126
he iindorslgnod     solicitors, or   the Jones    Ill .101
auctioneer, Myers   l"   i'M
Terms ni sub' ten per rent, deposit
o uun' ui Bale, tin- balance in 3, o,
oui 12 months, with Interost, Kur-
hur particulars nnd conditions ol
sale will in* mado known nt tlte time
il sale, und may he had front the
undersigned solicitors.
'; ' '! f'rnnbi'ook this nil, dny ol
April, I'IU.
Harvey, McOartcr & Macdonald,
Crnnhrook,  li.  O,
Ir.  It.  Morris,  Auctioned-,
Oranbrook, ll.
Seaborn, Taylor, Pope Ji Quirk
Moose  Jaw,  Sank.
I7.3t Vendors' Solicitors
TAKB NOTICK that siity daya
alter dnte 1 Khali apply lo tho Chiet
t'onimisBionor of Lands and Worke
it Victoria for permission to pur-
chase tlie following described land
situate in Boutheast Kooteuay. Oom-
menclng at a post planted nl: the
Southeast corner of Lot No. 7218.
thence 80 chains north, thence 8C
chains east, thonce Si) chains soutb,
thence 80 chains west to point ol
commencement, containing 040 acre,
more or less.
Dated March 24,  1911. 12-9t
8(15   740   780-2H.1I
This was one of tit,1 most exciting
itnines of the scries, good howling
alt through, in fiiii it was ho close
thai nobody could guees the results
until thr last few halls were howled,
tlte shops could aot make up the
scorn that wns made by Johnston.
The highest slngfe, and three strings
was captured by Johnston. Single
223, throe strings 505.
Oranbrook Lodge No 34    A.F.fc A.M.
k»V liegulnr inaettQu*i on
^V, the  third Thursday
***JI 'l[$w*Jr* of evory mouth.
j{^!*f*j( Visiting brethren
'    \ /   . ivi'lcotttod.
A.  0,   SHANK1.AND,    W.  M.
E. W. CONNOLLY, itcntarj
I Rocky Mountain Chapter
Nn,  12.i.  K, A. M,
i Regular meeting.:—2nd Tue.
day in each month al eight
i, .look,
Sojourning OompHtiloni are
\  uordlally Invited,
B.    H. SHORT, Scribe -
if       llox 2112       CIBANBRDOK, ll.C
M.at. tu Oatiuea'l Hall 2nd .ad 4tk
Thursday of each month at I |ia
A.  McCttwan, Ohl.l   Raifor.
O. A. Abbott, Secretary.
Vt.iuag Brethren mode w.lcm..
F. O. E.
Meet every Friday sl H p.m
Vlsitiii...   Brothers Cordially   Invited
I Why haven't you as yet subscribed
! lor The Prospector. Now Is tbo
j right time as time Is precious—$2.00
I Is tbe price lor one year.
TAKE NOTIOE that application
will bo made under part V, ot the
"Wator Act 1909," to obtain a license in tbo Crnnbrook Wator District, by Prank Henry Pearson ol
Port Steele, 1). C. Contractor, Irom
Illft Sand Orook, Kootenay District.
The point ol diversion ls 2511 leet
irom the west line of Lot 8241;
The applicant applies for 2 cubic
foot per second and proposes to work
by means of ditches and Humes;
Tbe wnter is lo be used on Lot
0344, Oroup 1, Is (or agricultural and
domestic purposes aud to irrigate
the nortli half ol Lot 0344:
No Crown lands will be occupied;
And take notice that the application will be made to the Water Oommlssioner- on the Sth day ol June,
The iinnie and addresses ol the riparian proprietors or licencoos who,
ttt whoso lnnds aro likely to be effected by the proposed works cither
above or Ijelow the outlet, are: Rob
ert Unnieron, ol llanhury, 11. 0. nntl
j. ii. Jewell, ol Hniiliury, II. 0.
Dated this 20th, day ol April, A. 1).
Port, Steele, B. O.
lly his Solicitor
17.5, 0. H. Thompson
milking   049    ncres
day of February,
Harry Hart, Witness.
Howling LcaKiie
(April 21st.) ...
Milne   149 138 180...467
1'yc    130 143 141—420
Jones    149 153 178-477
Myers    167 134 168-469
Johnston  123 169 163-425
724   727   817—220K
Woods    132   114   134—3SII
Lundbel'g,        148   158   150—450
Thompson    116   131   186—432
Bouchard    ica 134 148—450
Henry,  ...        Ill   106   127—::«
075   642   744-2iill I
0.  P.  It.  SHOPS
(April, 24th.)
Topham    '97
Phillips     124
Hall   H6
Sutherland       131
Manley  126
013   773
McSweyn   140-126-150-421
McLeod     103   122   127—362
Oorbett  161    84   102—874
During thc proposed visit of the
King and Queen to Ireland they wlll
reside at thc Vice-Regal lodge. On
the last visit of Queen Victoria she
occupied the vice regal lodge during
thc whole period ol her visit and on
two ol the three ocenstons on which
King Edward visited Ireland the
res:a! lodge was selected .as thc plac-
ol h;« residence. At present nltorn
tions and improvements aro being
carried out at both » the vice regal
lodge and the castle.
While this will he thc llrst visit ol
King Oeorge with his consort to
Dublin since his accession to the
throne, he ia well acquainted with
Ireland. Six years ngo, when
prince ol Wnles, he was the guest ut
Lord Ardilnun In County (Itilway.
Upon leaving Galway he wont to
Dublin where a state ball was given
in hi,' honor at the castle by tbe
The King nnd Queen visited Ireland
when duke and duchess of York, iu
1897. Tboy arrived August 18 and
their state entry was marked by
most onthusiastlc scenes. On the
80th thc duke received addresses In
the throne room ot Dublin castle,
and afterwords took the oath as n
member of the privy council in Ireland. Subsequently he and Lord
Roberts wero Invested its knights of
St. Patrick. On August 19 the
royal visitors left this city ou a
tour in tho south and west of Ireland, afterwards visiting Belfast.
Thoy wore received with expron
slotiH of the good will from the
wealhier classes, nntl there is no ros-
son to loal thnt their welcome wlll
be less hearty when thoy come bore
In July.
The unnotincomont bos already
been made of tbeir intention to visit
Snitlnnil soon ufter the coronotlon,
when tbey will hold a levee and a
court in Holyroad palace. This will
bo the King's second visit to the
northern part of inn kingdom since
his accession. During Inst Autumn
he spent ovor two months with the
queen nnd tlte members of his rami
ly nt Balmoral, hut owing to the
recent death of King Edward the
time was then spent quietly in
countryside nccunatlohs nml In duties ol state. In anticipation of the
forthcoming visit to Holyrood extensive alterations are bolng made
at the palace. Troops will be massed here while the monnrchs are In
this city.
Ritrrisiera nnd Solicitors,
llani.-U'f.   Solicitor,  etc.,
Barrister, Solictor, and
Notary Public
Ollloe— Reid Buildings,
['.LS, & C.K.
Mining Engineer and
B.C. Land .Surveyor,
I'.O   Box 336. Phone 223.
B. C.
Physiciaus aod SurgeoBS
Offlc. at Residence, Armstrong Ave.
Forenoons - - - - 9.00 to 10.00
Aftornoans - - - - 2.00 to 4.00
Evenings  - - - -   7.8Q to   l.tO
Sundays 2.80 to   4.10
M.M.V..   V.S.
Oraduato ot Ontario Veterinary
college, Toronto ln 1911. Gradate and medalist of McKllllp
Veterinary college, Chicago, 111.
tn 1900. Registered member ol
Britlah Oolumbla aasoctatlon.
Shopkeepcrr in London aro anticipating o record trade boom during
the coronation sonson have already
begun revising their price lists,
Visitors are threatened with extortionate cbargoS, Qhhrges, not only
by the shopkeepers, but also hy hotel and hoarding bouse propr otors,
and hy persons who nre poddllng
sentr to view the royal processions.
Ore shipments from mines in the
Oranbrook district for the post week
and vear to date, wore ns follows:
Sullivan         993...   11,099
St. Kugene     72       2,162
Total   966   18,966
F. E. Corrison
Teacher of String aud Standard Instrument. Olioii
Phone .a.,1. CHANBRUOK, B. C.
I   W.   CLINE   {
0[ 111* old Maiilloun Uiirbtr
Bhni> cnn *.ow lie fount. In the
Plrst Class Work  In
all   branches  nf the
| Tonsorlal   Art |
Fort Steele
******************* *******
Have Your Painting and
Papering started before
the rush.      .     .     .     .
Results (iuaranteed
■ i
Painter  and  Decorator:
9% Itou-perto*.
F. M. Cbuistian, Manaukk
l'itliliv]i..il Kvory Saturday
dubeorljittoii J lut.-    -    $_uou.i';
Advertising Rate, upon iipnltcatlt
Keep your eyes 60 Cranbrook dur
I Ui« tbu cm lent year
HciiHU.se  if. hutched  from  the
ni pleasure   Incubated from n
| mind,
dlan opponents of Uiu HUToemmit are mi clTurt to imiki> Ilieir hoiUGI more
non placing their faith in the hope attractive hy plant.iir trees, shrubs,
that the United Btates Hcimte wlll vines, and birbaesous plants. The
delay the bill or kill it. 'horticultural nocletinH,  through their
The Conservatives are saying little organisations mul propaganda work,
us to their intention, but nre keep-1 have been Instrumental lu brlnglug
mu up extended speeohmaklng, and it (this awakoulng of the mind ol the
Ih understood that these speeches will average oltisen to the importance of
he continued next week. ! making hln home more attractive I.y
• • • • j calling   nature to bis aid,     If tl ere
Let everyone keep hustling to im- were nothing to relieve cue monotony
prove the appearance ol tbe iHreets i'*>. rows on rows of l.ou.ies, wood
and lots. Keep all kindt) of rubbish i pavements nnd streets, tbe elty
ofi thu streets and sidewalks, and see [would be exceedingly bare uf attrat-
yout houses , fences, etc   ure neatly! tiveness.     But trees and -ibrubs and
The season oi lllll will ho n sea*
Hon of progress und development all
over the Oraubrook diHtriet.
painted. There is nothing thut
helps the appearand- of a town aud
Induces now comers to settle in it
,.,.M more than neatly painted houses and
weak fences, neat and tidy streets and
sidewalks, with fruit nntl shade trees
on your lots. Let tm se<> what you
run do fur the benefit of uur progres*
BlVC city.
i   ivaiT ou earth—or nisi, got oil,   is
the motto of the pence commission ,
SI'S of Km-laml ami tho United States,
• « • •
Impurtei- ut' Foreign and Domestic
Trv tlie " Dear Kilbaigie" Scotch
Melchcr's Red Ooss Gin.
Smoke David Haiuin. \V. B. Irving, Pharaoh
and Kirt.v Cigars
Peter Dawson's Scotch Whiskey.
A Full line of bar glasses always on bund
Uaker St. Cranbrook, B. C.
Tin1 i'ruHpector luit, frequently mado
intuition ol t.'ranlirook aa tt   .umiYior
reaort, and it in a ploasufo to repeat
. tinn.    iii all oi Stiiitiit'HNt Kootenay
there la no place whloll oiler tin' name
The riiin uml warm weather ol tbo attractions.    Tim mountain climber
I'.i.'it week are sending tlie vegetation | can   indulge lu lint    UniiRerous   but
ol nil kiit.ln along et n great ram.    favorite,   pastime,    The drlvea     in
  | thin vicinity cannol Im excelled,   the
Cobweha are     never   Heel,     In the j next ol mountain ronda lor automo-
titoree that ndverl lne     In The Prog- i l>H«« and   carriages are    here,   and
Your Husband Would Enjoy
a Delicious
for Dinner
TJ E has bud a hard day,
but his tired body and
fagged brain will be
cheered by tho sight and taste
of a nice cut. of beefsteak,
done to a turn and served up
with some of those fresh
onions. We k-Row the cut
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W. D. Bcott, superintendent ol immigration, who has returned to Ottawa, from his annual visit to tho
old country, stateB that he has never
seen anything like the real enthusiasm which the mere mention ot the
name ot Canada create In Ureot
Britain on any provlous visit. He
expects tho greatest immigration tbis
year Irom Great Britain in the history
ol tbe Dominion.   He says it iB impos
sible to hook either a steerage or a
second class passenger on any direct
steamer bound lor Canada lor six
months to come. In addition to
tliiH many others are coming via New
York and Boston.
Mr. Hcott predicts that there will
he at least 17B.080 Immigrants Irom
Great Britain this year, as against
112,000 lust year. Most important
ol all is that the quality ol the im-
migrantii is improving. He redard-
cd those who came out with him on
the sa  e steamer as tbe pick ol   the
. , . .
Cranhrook is presenting a spring
like appearance, the streets are Ito-
ing sprinkled every tlay.
Every husiness mau lit the Craubrouk district will reap an advantage hy placing au advertisment in
The Prospector.
. . . .
Canada semis at least |MI,000,IIU0
to thr United States lor goods that
■night as well be uiauuluctured in
tbis couutry.
A   ,   ,   .
With weather like this wo cau even
contemplate a Dominion election
with it certain amount ol philosophical resignation.
Eastern ImslueeF men are looking
loi un enormous development in British Oolumbla during tlie next Ave
Sir Wilfrid Laurier is ambitious.
He Is premier ol Canada, and lie
can revise his political opinions just
as often as circumstances necessitates
a change.
There Is no better way ol building
up our city then giving to our home
merchants our entire and excluaivo
patronage. The more we help eacb
othei the more we help the city.
a a a *
Most fortunate is thc boy or girl,
the young man or young lady,, who
is given the opportunity to attend
school ln our city. Its educational
advantages surpass any city of like
size iji the province.
• ♦ a .
With a metallurgical centre as well
as a mining centre, lumbering and
agricultural centre It will not he hard
for enterprising business men to see
why all roads and trails centre at
a * a A
There Is a noticeable unrest among
the local leaders ol tbo Liberal party
and the lesser light; lu this district,
as well ns the public in general are
interestedly awaiting future developments. Wonder if its a general
election 1
.   *   .   A
The "ants" ol Crnnhrook beld a
special meeting oa Friday night iu
the Cranhrook Hotel parlors. This
is the second meeting held by tbem
this months. Thoy must bave received words from "headquarters"
to be up and doing, lor aa election
is pending.
A   .   .   ,
Unfaltering and unswerving in its
great pupose, the Conservative party
challenges the reciprocity agreement.
Protection to Canadian Industries.
has been, aad is uow tho battle cry".
We welcome to its field all who can
subscribe to its tenants.
.* '♦ a a
Men, have various ways of carrying
money. Grocers, Butchers, aad
Millers carry il iu a wad. Hankers
ln clean bills laid full length In a
pocket hook. Brokers only fold
tinco, doubling the money as it were.
The young business mau carries It
la his vest pockot. Farmers and
drovers in their inside pockets,
whether it is *;>" or If, cents. Printer,: usually enrry their money In
other peoples pocket.
. . . .
It Is saiil that Messrs Fielding and
Paterson, two Milliliters ol tho Laurier cabinet, have practically forced
Sir Wilfrid Laurier to appeal to the
country tliis fall. These two Ministers havo never boon wost ot Winnipeg and know nothing ol the conditions existing in tho far west, on the
reciprocity agreement. They will
know something about thoae conditions, 11 Sir Wilfrid goes to the
country this full, before they alt In
in the next commons.
. * * .
Reciprocity with Cauada was dubbed a swindle, tho tarlll upheld, New
England was characterized as a
traitor to the west, and Governor
Fobs, a pronounced Democrat,ol the
state of Massachusetts, was called a
"demagogue" who should bu troatetl
with a lietlslat, was what Senator
Young ol Iowa said before the Bob-
ton club last Friday.
"It. ought to be a penal otlensc" he
concluded, "for governors and sens-
tors to toll a thing politically tbat
is not so."
a a a a
Nowi: of the hoavy majority givon
reciprocity nt the extra session of
the American congress was received
with much satisfaction by the government nnd Liberal members wbo
are supporting the measure.     Cana
ille rool shade of the forest, and with
the entrancing scenery makes outings
perfect. Tbe hunter cnn tliul game
of all kinds, In season, and the dloi-
pies of Isaac Walton can satisfy his
cravings hy whipping the mounlalii
streams. It la a veritable nports-
mens paradise.and will so he recognized in the years to come.
' 'Tbc agricultural ite mon huh tion
train in a great Idea. It would be
hard to exaggerate the educative value of Huclt trains, ami I hope lhe example of the Pullman Agri-ultural
College of Watihinp,ton will he rollow-
ed In thia province."
Such whs tbe statement of air. W.
Agriculture and perinnnuiiout cinei of
the Agricultural Department of Brit
ith Columbia, who recently returned
from a trip through the Kootenays.
Deputy Minister Scott repntH-mted
the Provincial government in welcoming and accompanying the olt.eialH of
Pullman Agricultural College—in
the State College of Washington--
tbeir demonstration tour through
the Kootenay. He left Victoria on
March 21, and performed tho official
ceremony of welcoming the visitors
from the Washington Agricultural
College at Nortliport, on tbe American border, on March 'I'd. The town
gave Its visitors a big banquet In the
evening, at which Mr. Scott spoke
on the work of the Agricultural Department in British Columbia, particularly In regard to the work done
by tbe Farmers' Institutes in tbe
province. Prom Northport, tbe demonstration train proceeded to
Frultvalo, where some of tbe farmers came from over 20 miles ta witness the demonstration, given by tbe
The demonstration train, said Mr.
Scott, consisted of nine coaches. At
each stop, lectures were given from
the train by tbe various professors
who accompanied the enterpriser The
coach—all tbe demonstration coaches
being, of course, open-was devoted
to livestock. In It were cattle, pigs,
sheep and poultry..,, The second car
contained some fine fruit trees, between Ave and seven years old, on
which practical demonstrations were
given tn pruning and "spraying, with
iectureH on the different branches
of horticulture. . The third wae a
horticulture car, on which domons-
strationa were givon in budding and
grafting. Samples were shown of
the different fungi and insect pests,
with their curative treatment. Var-
tools used ior orchard cultivation
were also exhibited in the car. Tbe
fourth car was full of mode poultry
houte.s, different breeds of live poultry, and eggs and poultry food exhibits. Demonstrations were given
from this car lu tbe balanced rations
of food, and in the use of incubators
and brooders. Next followed the
dairy car, from which tho profensor
in charge explained the Babcock tester, the different makes of separators,
and all tin* latest appliances for producing absolutely sanitary milk.
Models were shown of tbe latest hygienic dairy barns, cattle sheds aud
milk houses, and specimens of the
balanced rations to cows to obtain
the best results.
The sixth car was devoted to domestic science. Kivo ladies were in
charge of tbis car, which proved of
the greatest interest to women.
These ladies gave practical lessons in
cooking, Howing, etc., with lectures
on hygiene in tbe homo, Tbc cur
was equipped with a number at tbe
latest labor-saving appliances.
"The women of British Columbia"
added Mr. Hcott, "badly veed
new labor-saving appliances. Only
those who have lived there, know tho
enormous burden nf work that falls
upon women who dwoll on ranches.
Anything that tends to lesHon tbe
all-to-heavy labor of women on the
ranches deserves Hie heartiest sup
port, It was au in Valuable part of
the demonstration train and n singular happy idea on the part nf
those responsible.
The remaining ears wore used    by     Tlie (ishlhg sonson opntis May  1st,'
tho party for sleeping and dining ae- Local  li fill o i'l nctl     are pfc'ini'lng    fori
commodntious, tbe last ono being ie- trips to their favor I to flshltig grounds
served for     the private use     of thej Tlio warm weather of the pnst week
train superintendfpit. [hns canned tho wiitorn of Hie creuko
-—    - - to rise, but    there is na doubt    but,
BKAUTIFV RURAJi HOMES.       |tn'' 1*'rnl '1',h"*',l,''ri •*•'■** return with
  , well filled baskets,
■. uii'H add e  touch ut bet..ity  ihui is
pleasing to th. eye, tuuWat tin Bftmfl
time aids iu tbe contentment and
happiness of those alio are required
by circumstances to dwell in the
crowded centres ut population. Olt)
people are each year developing tbe
art of tree planting, and as u cot.se* >
qttence the Oitles are becoming more
Tbe  rurftl home in,  iiutiiiaily,     mo
located that a very tittle effort would
improve ibe surroundings tu a measure thut in unattainable under urban
conditions.    One notes     with  regret ,
that thf attention paid to this im ;
por tant    mat tor is    not increasing .
with any degree of rapidity, and, SO
far,  too many  rural  home surround '
iugs remain as tbey buve been ban,
homely, barren und desolate,    it is
surprising thut In the older settled
parts of Canada we find even now ui
very large portion ol the farmer's
homes huve few trees planted about |
them, and no shrubs, or flowers, or j
graceful vines, and, therefore, are un
Inviting to the passerby. Thin must
have, if the farmers themselves or
then families are tu lhe least sensitive, u depressing effect. The trout)
le 1h tbat the matter has nol beeu
seriously considered, aud people do
not reali/o bow easy it would be to
make tbeir homes much more attractive than they ure. There is plenty
ot room In the country und abundant
sunlight, while trees and shrubs will
grow luxuriantly if tbey ure given a
chance. It Is not necessary to plant
flowers so that a great deal of work
is entailed, but something can be
done to improve appearances without
excessive labor. There are many
country homes iu our Dominion that
are a pleasure to see aud that are au
enjoyment and a credit to their
Tho expense involved iu getting
plants need scarcely be considered.
Thero are many beautiful wild trees,
shrubs and vines which cnn be obtained from the woods. Professor
T, Macoun, the Dominion Horticulturist at Ottawa, suggests that each
farmer should have an arbor day
once a yenr, and that tbe planting
be done about the home grounds. He
say that, "one can i nasjlno Arbor
Day becoming a day looked forward
to in every community, rVhon* eucb
family would vie with Its neighbor
in making the greatest improvement
in tho shortest time.
It Is surprising how quickly a
change is made. Oue year a tew
trees are planted; the next year
a vine or two, or perhaps a shrub, a
flower bed, a hedge, or a flower border. Abundant information is Available, aud a little planning o; this
time ol tlte year will make possible
to effect In a few years a change in
the character of the landscape. Rural homes might become witb the
minimum or attention uud labor .the
most beautiful in Hie land. When
taste is used in tbe planting <ind arranging, atid tiie trees and shrubs
grow, and the value of the property
increases rapidly. Thero Is no home
however humble, that needs to be
barren and unattractive because of
the absence of thrifty trees, shrubs
and perennial plums
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Fernie, April 2fi.—Mr, McNiven,
government reprosontat ve in the organization of tbe _nncil.au jii board
being formed to inquire into tbe labor dlupube in this district, returned
from Macleod thin morning.
He brought ofticlal word to .secretary Carter of the nomination of
Colin Maclcad as member of the
board ut Macleod last, evening, since
noon Mr. McNiven received notice by
wire thnt the nomination of Mr.
Macleod bad been continued by tlie
Minister of Labor at Ottawa.
The diatrict oitirers are all out ot
town excepting Secretary Carter, who
remained to lie able to meet Mr. McNiven on hiti return and to ' a ,n a
position u. act quickly In ease the
nominee of the operators wished to
meet him.
There wns u meet inn of the Michel
local tbis afternoon, at which the
tho district officers were present,
A meeting will lie bold at Corbln
tomorrow and one at Hosmer on Friday. Those meetings arc fuipposed
to be held for tbe purpose of arranging for the distrfhiitloti of relief
fluids, If such a course i.-i found to be
iiocotisniy, pending the investigation.
Mr, Made.nl has Just arrived from
Macleod and is in consultation witb
Mr. Darter,
Old tlmors predict a long and dry
summer, on whal the prediction Is
based dan not bo Innriiod, but it may
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ONE      CHURCH      IN
"The    Church    of    the    First-Borns,
Whose  Names  Are  Written
In   Heaven."
London. April 9, -Again Parto. Rui*
■ell had a molt InwUinDt und at-
te.itive audience, amongst whom were
n an; minister ol all denominations.
Hi- text was "T.n Church of thf
Flrst-borai, whose namei ar- written
In . eaven    (Hebrews ill, M).
He urged that thu lubjeot be ap.
proached prayerfully and honestly-
that nil who sea that there was hut
one Churoh in tho beginning, .stab.
Hshed by the Redeemer, see also lhat
ihi'T- will be but the one Church In
the end, the Churoh Triumphant in
glory, "the Bride, tha Lamb I Wife."
Ku- the same reason that there have
1 ii doctrines many amongst the lol*
lowers  ul Jesus,   there   have   I ti
ehurohes many, ua rapreipntlng th"*''
d ictrlnes
As last Sunday tht« question *■-»
"What ll ths True Gospetr" and a*
*,!■ [ound t.:nt truo Gospel m pe of
less   mattered   In   all   the   various
er I". and none oi them the pure and
unadulterated Gospel, so to-night we
ihuuM be prepared to tind that lhe
one true Churen ol Ohrlat Mr tii- past
eighteen centuries has been icaltered
h and there amongit various denomination-, and that do) one nf these
denominations is ihe tru-^ Church. Not
one ui them can claim to contain al!
the "wheat" and none ol th" "tares."
Nut ont* ol thi-m can claim to eon*
tain all ol the saints and no hypocrites. Th*; time was when the var
ku.- divisions ol the Christian Churoh
severally laid claim to being thn one
and only Church. But that time ha?
pa.-wd, so lar a_ the people are concerned, and haa passed so far as the
majority of the clergy are concerned
I am not here to charge Intentional
wrong-doing on the part ol any of the
divisions of the Christian Church,
said Pastor Russell. On the contrary
I shall assume that the tram era of
th" various creeds were s'neere, honest men; and that the original followers ol those creeds were sincere, and
that a few to-day may be equally sincere, I shall assume, however, thut
the majority U Christians, ministers
and laymen, realise that the sectarian
fences are largely composed of misconceptions of the Divine Word and
Plan and that the causes which originally led to Church divisions have
Col siderably disappeared. II we can
now recognize one true Gospel we tna\
all reunite, i'i harmony with our
Master's prayer, that "All may be one
as Thou, Father, and I arc one."
i remind you again of the simplicity
of this Gospel which recognizes the
broad outlines of the Divine Plan and
allows each individual to see as many
ot tne Hner lines ol the same as his
spiritual development will permit. On
that broad basis ot Christian union
the early Christians were one and reprobated any division. St. Paul re-
nuked those who .said, "I am of Paul;
1 am of Apollos, 1 am of Peter" (I.
Corinthians i, 12). As only Christ
died for us al!, He alone must be recognized as i ur Saviour. As He [a
the Head ol the Church and the only
Head, He un' must be recognized. As
all ye are brethren, so the class distinction as between clergy and laity
must be abroguted that we all may
be one Church witb one Lord, one
Faith ami on Baptism end one God
and Father over all (Kphesiaus iv,
How the divided Church, with clashing creeds, appear a to the Almighty,
IL' tells us, calling it Babylon—which
signifies confusion, And wbo can deny
the appropriateness of the name? in
times past Catholics have applied this
name to ihe Protestant Beets, and
the Protestants in turn have applied
i; to tlie Churc liof Koine. Rut when
we come to examine the Scriptures on
the subject th y seem to include all—
the Church of Koine being represented as the mother Church and the vitriol.- Protestant Churches as her
daughters. The charge ol harlotry
WilJjh the Lord makes against mother
an I daughters much be acknowledged,
although with some this harlotry has
been more op i and pronounced than
with others.
Using the Jewish marriage ceremony
is the basis of the figure, all Christians, as members of the true Church,
are declared to be "espoused to one
husband, which ia Christ" (II. Cortn
tnian.i xi. 2). Under the Jewish custom the espousal uruugnt tne woman
under the same obligation of chastity
a- though the marriage had taken
place. Thus the Church, by her vow
to her Lord, Is obligated to the full,
although the marriage with the Heavenly Bridegroom will not take place
until Hts Second Advent and the
change nf the espoused from earthly
to ..eavenly conditions, for "flesh and
blood cannot inherit the Kingdom ol
God" (Revelation xix, 7; John _iv, 3;
I. Cor. xv., 50).
Spiritual harlotry is the condition
ln which the espoused nf the Lord
becomes affiliated with and joined to
the world- thus the Church of Rome
became affiliated with or united to
th, civil government of Rome; and
when the Roman Empire went to
pieces the Papal Church entered into
covenant relationship with various di*
visions of the civil government; and
► une of these paramours she still
has. while others have left her. France
ta cone, Portugal also, and Italy.
Spain is moody; Austro-Hungary t
h -■ chief reliance at the present time.
She is well treated In America, but
ik . joined to the American Govern*
ment   She   is   well   entertained    and
(iv.n every  ilVrty  In Germany and
y many in Qreai Britain, hut these
countri.-s are noi hn  paramours.
The Greek Church is joined to the
Russian Government; the Church n|
Bnfland tn tha British Government,
Th Lutheran Church is married to
a+veral European Governments. Oth.
m at Mir Protectant Churches, hav
ing no opportunity for affiliation with
earthly governments, have become
united to worldly systems, worldly
organizations ol their own, in winch,
as a rule, wealth, mammon, sits at
the head of the table, "Like mother,
like daughters" is an old saying. Instead of charging tbis whole matter
upon others, let us each recognize
and take to heart our own share, lor
wrncii   we  are  responsible.
As the doctrinal errors which caused our divisions gradually developed
during a long period of darkness, so
our development along thi1 lines of
spiritual h irlotry were gradual. It is
not for us to quarrel with the facts,
which are undeniable, but lu sincerely repent ol the wrong condition and
renounce it. Coming back to th'* on*
faith, we should come back also to
\ one Lcrd. Bo doing He will graciously receive us and thenceforth His
nam*  alone  will   he quite  mtticlcnt. I
W" will no lunger need to style our-1
selves   Komui   Christiana,   Bngllih]
Christiana, Lutheran Christians, Cal* |
vanillic   Christiana — but   all   such j
names will he abhorred as reminders
of the  unfaithfulness which  we  now !
depli re.    As the name Christian was
sufficient for the early Church it  is
sufficient to-day for all heartily _■! i t
to abandon errors of the past and ti
con.:*   together   as   the  oue   "Churen
of the Living God."
As fur the one baptism, let us concede what the Scriptures claim and
declare, namely, that the water Immersion is mepely a symbol or pie-
lure ul the burial ol tbe Individual's
will and Intereitl In death-like unto j
and in fellowship with our Lord's lelf-
renouncement, even unto death. Thus
.ill i I the consecrated, ul whatever de-
- imlnatton,   can   be   recognised   as
memberi of the one true Church 11
they ure dead with Christ to the world
its hopes and aims—buried w.'.'n Him
l>y baptism intu His death, which
death to the flesh (accopted by the
Fatheri ouliatitutai us members "I the
ona Body of Christ, the true Churoh
II thus baptised Into His death. \**>
-.hall share also lu His resurrect! id,
tayi tiie Apostle (Romans vi, 4, ft),
I It asked, Where has the trua
Churoh bean during all the eighteen
■enturtei since the Apostles dloaP We
answer thai the Bcrpturei picture her
■is going Into the wilder lieu condl
tion. nut uf public view, lor twelve
hundred and sixty yearn ut this time
\s pride, pomp, arrogance ami crr>r
■ame Into prominence, meekness, gen
tleness, love, simplicity, gradually re.
tir I, Through the long period "I the
"dark ages" no history of the iru-
Church was written, just as no such
history ur record of her can be written to-day.
Since none of the various denominations ll the true Church, there! ire
history ol none of these gives her
history. As her members are Scrip
totally declared to contain not many
wise, not many learned, therefore
■lettered amongst all the various
creeds and churches, and some outside of thein all. the espoused, chaste
"virgin" of the Lord is not a proim
nent feature in Church affairs and i»
wholly unknown to the world. Indeed, these, while in the world, are
not of it and usually are dlsesteemwd
Aa the blaster said, Marvel not il the
world hate you Ye know that it
hated Me before it hated you, If ye
were oi the world, the world would
love Its own (I. John iii, 13; John xv.,
14,  19).
If, then, the spirit-begotten ones,
constituting the Lord's betrothed v:r-
g._i Church, are few, and :f that few
be scattered amongst the four hundred millions nominally styled Christendom, it follow* that they are great.
ly in the minority and could huve
comparatively little inlluence to-day
even if they were ever so determined
and energetic. The masses and class ■_
rule, Wealth, learning, earthly Inter*
-sis and earthly power are better
pleased with present conditions than
with those which God's Word promises will be established when Mes-
ala._ shall take to Himself His great
pow.T and begin His reign of right*
Babylon, as the Scriptures declare,
is (rreut, Infljentlal, powerful—mother
and daughters. She will never consent to a recognition of '.be saintly
few in her midst, whom she considers
foolish In claiming to be "the elect"
and true Cnurch. To apply the Apos*
tie's words, She esteems the saintly
class "fools all the day long," "the
tilth and off-SCOUrlng" of the earth. To
her they are Insurrectionists, always
crying out fur thu simplicities of the
Gospel, the rights and liberties of the
individual in person and conscience,
for holiness unto the Lord, not merely
in name, but in deed and in Truth.
i-.ir tins true Church cla.i. so small
a minority in It.ibylon, to wait for
the conversion of the worldly masses
ot the various systems to see "eye t->
eye" with them in this matter and to
reform all these various s. stems would
be to confess fully and to be led ol
In such a matter we need the wisdom which comes from above and the
faith and courage to follow it. The
Lord's pray r must be our guide re-
specting His will concerning us—us
who have by faith and consecration
and begetting of the Holy Spirit been
adopted into the One True Churen
"whose names are written in heaven."
prayed for us and not fur the
nominal mass, who are really parts of
the vorld and thoroughly deceiving
themselves in supposing that they
hrve either part ur lot or inheritance
w;ith the Church. Thank God that
we now see that this does net mean
tha* all except the saintly will he
eternally tormented, but merely that
none except the saintly, "copies of
God's dear Son." can be members of
• be glorious "little Hock," which God
<r • lestinated He would gather from
every nation, people, kindred an I
Of this fu;thful Church the Lord
declares, "My sheep know .My Voice
and they follow Me." We hear Hi**
Voice as=uriug us that it is His will
that we who belong to His chaste.
espoused virgin class should all be
one - sh juld no longer be separated Into sects and parties by creedal fences
Th Lord declares that He gave Habyl
in time Ior repentance and she repent
•*d nut. He declares tbat His sen
Ience against the Babylonian system
ha- already gone forth—that, from Co
Divine standpoint, already "Babylon
is 'alienI is fallen!' from Divine lav
>r What would be thu wish of ou-
Bekved, tu whom we are betrothed-
V* bat ll His message to u.-.r It i-
wrttten, "Come out of her, my peo
pie, that ye be not partakers of her
Sins and that y receive not of her
plagues"—bur troubles (Kuvel.iti in
xvili, -li.
Since Ihe nominal systems are nut
iu tnat consecrated condition of heart,
hungering and thirsting fur the 'I ruth
and   lur   righteousness   and   dead   to
self-will,   therefore   it  ia  hopeless  to
' think of their surrender of their interests, theories, etc.   The very rnosl
they  could think of doing  would  be
to federate—to agree not to war with
: each other.   Far better would it be to
j hav<- some theological battles and air
i their inconsistencies before the wiser
public of  o-day.   But whatever Babylon   may  do,  mother  and  daughters,
t ie eourie of '..• saintly few, the real
I Church, which ,i shortly to come from
' the   "wilderness"   leaning   upon   the
I arm  of her   Beloved   Bridegroom,   Is
clearly set forth,   The saintly should
I unite  in  heart on thc  principles and
| doctrines of God's Word, and should
j stand   free   in   the   liberty   wherewith
I Christ  has  made them free from  all
j human bondage and sectarianism,
Why  should  the   Lord   permit   the
formation  of these great   wards  and
divisions in mystic Hahylmi-   He has
permitted only such things as He is
able to make work out blessings for
I'is very elect, His "little Hock," who
soon shall  be joint-heirs with Christ
iu   His   Kingdom.    Babylon's  strong
sectarian   walls, Btyled "orthodoxy,"
uul the great brazen gates of worldli*
ueas will afford the aaintly few the
very fe.it they nee<l to deinon-Uate
themselves "nvvrronliTs" — "more
than conquerors," for such ovcrcomer-
ouL' will constitute the members ol
the Bride class. All the promises an
made to the "uvercomcrs" and there
must needs he permitted subtle evils
for their testing,
fn a word, our Lord's prayer will
be realized by the "overcoiners." They
will be oue wtli Himiell and witb
th*. Father; there will be "one Lord,
ot ■ Faith, one Baptism, one Qod, th^
Father." But as tor the nominal *>y-
temi their future will be destruction
as systems, th >ugh many of God's
dear people in them, failing to over-
coin ', will be "saved so as by lire" in
a g.t-at time nf trouble with which
....-■ Age will terminate and th_ New
Age will be ushered iu (L Corinthians
iii, 15).
Vju have my plea, Christian breth
ren, for the fulfillment uf thc Master'-*
prayer in the union of "the Church
which Is the Body of Christ," "the
Church ol the First-Born, whose
names are written in heaven." This
union will nut n cessltate any reor
ganisatlon as a new sect ur new
Church. It is thc true Church, the
only one which God has ever recognls
ed. Babylon, without it. would not be
iu any sense ul ihe word recognised
Of   Qod,   and.   as   lOOU   as   the   "over
comers" hall have escaped from Babylon, Bab; Ion a ill come in remem
brancc before Qod that  He ma)  glvi
to her the .■>*. of ihe wine oi till
wrath, au 1 su Idenly, in one hour, hei
fa 1 will occur (Revelation xvl, 191
gvlll, nn To tlie true Church lhe
Lcrd all along intimated that their
" eneai Is ai members of Christ, and
not in earth!) organisation! Wa do
not read, Qathei together unto Calvin, Luther, Wesley. I'aul, A polios or
Pater, but, "Gather together my saint.-
tint,, Me, Mlttl 'he Lord, those who
have   made   a  Covenant   with   Me   hy
sacrifice, ["hey shall he Mme, laitn
the Lord, in thai day when a come
k> make up Mv jewel**" (Psalm I, '*> ■
Malachi i.i, 17 i.
When all of the sanctified shall
hav been delivered, the clock of the
DnWerse will strike the hour which
cU>>es the preset Dispensation and
opens the New; and "thc salt of thc
earth" having been removed from
Babylon, corruption will swiftly ensue. Flee out of Babylon! Deltvei
every man his soul' Let us use the
light" of "Present Truth" to the ex
tent that each enjoys it. tt wilt guld<
u» in respect to all Uie affairs of hie
-into closer fellowship with Cod and
the Saviour and the brethren; and
int., leparatenees of mind and heart
and service from Babylon. Let Bubyl
on proceed with thc goods wurks it,
which she takes pride. The work ol
th.- ?amts. the Lord declares, is to
"build one another up in the most
holy faith," that eventually it may be
said. "Thc marriage of the Lamb ha-
come, for His Wife hath made hersell
Pit Burnt oi Calgary, Who Stayed In
the Cattlt Business, ll a Living
Prool ol the Fact That the Fenc.
Ing ol the Range. Really Improved
the Supply—He Came From Mackenzie'. Town.
Thf welt, in wo cl tl"' east hsv
been aoouetomed i" Imaflno tl>"
west, i- |iu--im!. Tin' largo hercli 'I
oattle, tlu' pletureiqua cow-puncher,
thi* tnili-s upon mllc-s nl (res runw
Iniui. Ilu' sprint! ami autumn rouml"-
upl, will, their gallant tuli'ra an,l
eiperl ropen, an* tn in' lean no more
Tin' well Im- ifttlnl back "" III
haunohei *o in -pi'itk, and a wild, un
lamed, limftleu area, with a bntinJ
lei, prairie tn run at »ill on, hn l'<"
eotne a home lor a hotne-bulldiini
Tl," homesteads, and il"' Millar,
ih,' in.'ii who dl| pn i holei, ilrlmi
barbed wire ami follow Ihe plough
ar.'    ol    .'..ur-.'.    Kip, nilull    l"t   I'"'
change Tin- change hai eotne in
quickly, Ihey hav done their wnrk
io carefully ami quietly, Hml lh'
weal Itiell hardly reallae, lho ne«
atmosphere in whloh >i ll now llvlna
Tin- i< particularly nm' "I Hi.' »lil
timers, the men who have grown up
wiih ill iiinlry.    They Hill l""k »'
lh,' prair:," and tell V"" tlorlei "I
iii,' range land, lorgetllng that th •
.ante range land is now a li ita.- - square
divided Into well-«urveyed smalmi
squares, ami mbdlvided Into imall-i
siiuans again, each square bavins,
it- nvin three it lour slriimls nl wir-
miikini! il a thing apart Irom it^
Tim ''atlii' industry in Alberta i' in
a transitory itafte to-day. All tit-
lam,' cattle ranchers, with the excep
tinn nl Pal Hunis. the Calgary cattle,
sheep ami purk king, a man who ii
as wealthy and well-known in th'
welt as Ilm Armours ur the Swills ar"
iu the Dnlted states, have mine mu
nl business. Their leases to the Ire"
rallKe lan,I. grained Iiy the Oovi'rn
ment twenty and twenty-live yars
ago,   have  beeu  gradually  cancelled.
But .than FroitMit Wai Late In
Reaching Battle Scenti.
The twentieth century read.; who
alt. l.'iur. thu tire idly aniu-ing him*
aeli with the pages of ancient history
never Stops to think of the trouble
ttiat the faithful chronicler of tbat
age had to take to get the facta set
forth in his book. Back in the days
*heu gentlemen wore sheet-iron
clothes and handled a bat.le-axe with
more facility than a pen, tlie history
writers had a hard time of it.
War was the principal occupation
uf the nobility, and they applied
themselves to it so faithlully that tbey
bad little time for anything else.
So much attention waa paid to the
business of killing each, other, and so
little to keeping count of the number
killed, that the news of a battle or
th; sacking of a town, or even of a
crown changing heads, traveled so
slowly that the historians seldom
beard it the same year. By the time
thev had prepared their vellum sheets
and mixed their paints to illuminate
the text, other battles had been
fought, other towns had been sacked
and a whole catalogue of new kings
had started in to reign. Despite these
difficulties the chroniclers labored on,
setting down in their best hand print
the happenings of court and tented
field as fast as they heard about them,
and whether their information was
correct or not it is all the present-day
world has to go by.
Jehan Froissart was the first war
correspondent known to history. He
reported the tattle of Grecy with
great success some thirty years after
it was fought. So lar as known he
was several years late in reaching tht
scene uf any of the battles about
which he has written, but he wouk.'
travel any distance to interview a survivor and take his deposition. He
heard of the mix-up between the English and the French at Poitiers aud
hurried to the field as fast as his nag
could carry him, but only the oldest
inhabitants could remember anything
about it by the time he arrived. He
wrote a very good account of it, how-
•■ver, and spelled correctly the names
nt all the slain. This feat never has
heen duplicated by a modern reporter,
-o far as the writer knows.
Froissart was a regular visitor at
the courts of Europe, where his
stories of carnage were regarded as
the best form of after-dinner entertainment. He would take hia trunk
an '. his manuscripts and make a lone
itay, paying for bis board with tale.-
ol the wars. Upon his departure it
was his custom to bestow a copy of
his book upon his ro*yul host and re*
ci'ive in turn a gold cup or a pair of
silver spurs, or some such token. Tbis
wus the only pay he ever received
F -r his writings. The spirit of self-
sacrifice whloh animated the chronicler should awake tbe emulation of the
reporters of to-day and still their loud
clamor for sordid cash. But probably
i*. won't. -lust what a reporter of this
age would say if his city editor offered
lum a birthday cup for his story may
only be (fjui.'ssed at.
Papuan Women.
A Papuan tvuiuau can leave ber bus-
baud wlliiout any legal furinallly, but
If abe uimheM afcaiu 'bu second bus-
band mint pay aomethlug tu tbe de*
aertud lord.
Rheumatic  Pigs,
PIip« are minnied by iheuiiiatlam
more than by uny other dlaeise. Its
work Ih ho imldi'iiis oftentimes aud Ils
utiai ka so various lu Form that It Is
not re*'oj,-nl/.ed. but tt may be sel down
an a rule tbut If the pig la allllcied
by some inyHterloun malady, psrtlcu-
larly oue tbat lucapucllalea It lu some
manner, It la rheumatism.
Birloin of Beef.
King Charles I., bclmr greatly pleased
witb a nm.-it loin uf beef set before
him. declared It "guud eiiuugb tu be
knlgbted." It bus ever since beeu called "sir loin."
and tbe land hns been taken up by
settlers. With the exception of the
Burns outfits, there are no more bis.
herds, and no more ranches, and no
more ranges and their accompanying
picture-que characters. They ail be-
loim to a bygone day.
There is one man in the west still
wl.n remains a cattle-man and rancher, He still count* his head* of steers
by the thousand, and he still has th■■
open ranpe. Thi- is Pat Burns. H°
has watched the ehnnge from the old
ranching days to the present, when
the farmer is supreme, with a keen
eye. And he ban withstood tbe
"evcrlastine, drop which wears awav
tbe stone." Pat has been fortunate.
but more than that, he ha? been far-
sighted. He saw the west coming,
away back in the "eighties. Then in
the 'nineties he saw the farmers
coining, and he prepared. Pat U
firmly entrenched, and it will b"
many long years before the growers
of wheat invade his domain.
Pst started life as a cattle trader
when he was eleven years old. That
was away back in his schooldays.
when he worked for his father, a
farmer of Kirkfield, Ont., and played
with William Mackenzie, the Canadian Northern president, and James
Ross, now of Montreal. Then he
moved west nnd homesteaded near
Brandon, where, by dint of careful
living and steady saving, he commenced to roll up a wad of bank bills.
When Ihe Canadian Pacific drove its
last spike he went further west and
located in Calpary, then nothing but
a cow-town nestling in the foothill.-
of the Rockies, as a rancher.
British Columbia commenced to
open up Mines were discovered in
the Kootenays. Settlers swarmed in.
Pat saw his opportunity. From his
herds on the prairies, which by this
time bad become vast, he commenced
to *hip beef into the mountains. This
was the commencement of a business
which to-day requires two huge packing plants, one at Calgary and the
other at Vancouver, to supply the
needs of seventy-six distributing
houses and retail stores throughout
British Columbia and Alberta. At
Ciilf-nry the packing plant i* a town
In itself. The plant at Vancouver is
on the water-front, and will shortly
have a wharf to which ocean-poin^
vessels wilt be able to tie up to toad
with beef on the hoof or dressed meat
for foreign lands, The two plant?
can knock on the head, clean, dress
up and get ready for market about
liv hundred steers a day!
Most of the ranchers have thrown
up their hand.- and said there was nu
future to cattle raising or cattle killing or anything connected with cattle. But such is not the case. Pat
Burns has made money, and pileg of
it, under tho old conditions. Anl,
instead of getting worse, condition''
will become better.—Montreal Staul
MisH Aflcum—"1 hear Miss Oflbblfl
culled on you* the other day, 1 don't
suppose you got n.chance to open
your mouth."
Miss Briuhl "Oh, yo», I had it
open eouHtiuitly."
Miss Aaoutn— You did?"
Minn Bright —"Yes, yawning; Init
she never look the hint.
B.  C.  Qovernment  Refuses  to  Tak*
Measures lor  Relief.
I    That the Indians of British Colum.
| hia may rise in revolt some day if
ihe InJuttScei they suffer from an*
not remedied ll the warning ot Bi-hop '
| W. W. IVrrin. wbo ll on ni* way to j
| l-ii'i and. I
"the trouble Is," he sail, "that  a ,
great seme of injustice is smoulder*
{ nii|! '.unrig all the tribes of the prov
j ince.    They have been accn-tomed lo
Wandtfl   where   they   ' ke   SRIOng   the
iinappropn,.t"d    lauds    and    to    llsh,
i hunt   am)    cut    wood    without    hin-
1 dianee     Now,   wiih  the  building   if
! new  railways, the  lundi  they  have
i regarded as their <wu are being Itttk*
] ed  out   hy   settlers   and   tbe   Indian*
driven off
"The trouble ll accentuated In some
Instances ly the action of dlihoneii j
. while men, Mich, (or instance, ih the j
I man who let nu Indian go to his so*
< cu-lomed place and etit wood and I
I then, when he had Hacked a lar.e '
quantity, Informed him ih.it he coul.I i
\ not remove it, as it did not belong
to him
",iu-t before I ciime away a deputation of fifty Indians, representing
; VI the trlbei of the province, waited
on Premier McBrde wiih a view to
getting the -talus of the various
tribes iMXiM-mlsed and the tjlfticultioi
a- lo what lauds do and do nut be-
lofB to them itrntghtened out, B>it
they uul tin lUtilfBCtlon from tlte
Qovernment, for the British Columbia tJ ivernmeut ha** from the lii-l
refus d io make any troati s with the
"This hurts the pride ot the In
. dlfltll ami -hakes their faith in the
luitlce of the white men. for they
hnve been ttltlgllt to believe absnlute
ly in the JuMlcc of thc King. 1 think
the whole thing should be carried
through tin* courts, and, if necessary,
before the throne itself, You mu-t
remember that the Indians of the
province arc not dying out."
An Ex-Militant Suffragette.
A unique suffragette who has eeai*
I ed to be militant, but who still he
Hoves in Mrs. Pankliurst's methods,
visited Canada recently iu the per
Mm nt Mils Madge Bruce, ot Dunbar
Scotland, lu appearance Mis» Bruce
ts very refined, wtth a low pitched
voice and a witty, fluent manner of
speuking, but her address caused her
hearers more than one thrill of surprise. She carries hir views of th*
equality of the sexes to great lengths,
for to a mixed audier.ee she calmly
; made statements which would have
been calculated to raise a blush in
a meeting for men onlv. What Is
more. Miss Bruce talked In a matter-
of-fact way as though she was doing
nothing out of the ordinary.
| As a historian, Mi_B Bruce would
J be very interesting us she gtve^ some
I oi'd Interpretations uf recent episodes
in Kngland. She Eays that Lord
Gladstone received a peerage and th--
appuintment as representative of the
crown iu South Africa, because of
mistakes made in dealing with Lady
, Constance Lytton. That young ludy
1 wu*. arrested for militant tactics, but
as the men in the jail could not force
a real iive peeress to eat, they allowed her to go on the pretext that her
heart was weak. Later she wore the
disguise of a seamstress when arrested, and found that she did not
receive such lenient treatment. When
the facts became known, Mi.-s Bruce
claims thnt it was thought well to
dispense with Lord Gladstone's presence on the Government benches.
Miss Bruce possesses a record as a
militant suffragette herself. 8he is a
tighter for her sex against the tyrannies of man, and on one occasion,
she not up in a court room and berated her father, who is a magistrate,
because he addressed a young woman in the dock as "prisoner." To
the feminine mind of his daughter,
this looked like an infringement of
the rule of British justice that every
person is innocent until proved
guilty. Even in a land where yellow
journals are s«arce Miss Bruce's action brought herself and her father
very much into the public eye.
"A Very Ordinary Person."
Mr. Wilt Crooks, the British Labor
member for Woolwich, was recently
relating some of his experiences during his trip through Canada. "At
Toronto," he said, "I was met by
seven reporters. 'Well, gentlemen,
what do you require?' I asked. 'We
want a few words,' replied one of
them. 1 hesitated a moment, and
then blurted out, 'Well, gentlemen.
I can only say I think Cannda is the
greatest country in the world.' 'That
will do nicely.' said the reporter who
acted as spokesman for the party;
'we will fill in the rest.' I pot a paper
that evening and read: 'Will Crook-*
hag arrived, A very ordinary-looking
person, in a very ordinary dress, got
out of the train in a very ordinary
way, and walked up to a very ordinary-looking woman, who was, apparently, his wife, and, as every Englishman does, he inquired fur his luggage. Moreover, he made the ordinary remark about Canada. That was
Mr. Crooks.' "
Teacher (to new pUpil>-"\Vhy did
llai-niluil cross thc Alps, my little
My Little Man—"For thc same reason as the 'en ernsied th' road. Yer
don't catch me with no puszle."—Sydney Bulletin.
Time to Wake Up.
Col. White, when D.O.C. of the military diatrict including the Province
of New Brunswick, was noted as a
disciplinarian and was regarded with
considerable awe by the militia ofli-
cers and men who came to Camp Sussex for the annual drill.
On one occasion a captain was allowing bis company to rest under a
convenient tree when he espied the
colonel approaching.
"Heavens, men," he exclaimed, "get
up; here comes the D.O.G."—Canadian Century.
Not Responsible.
Two prominent criminal lawyers ot
St. John, N.B., were once engaged iu
a trial when a dispute arose over a
proposed adjournment.
"I certainly understood that the
case was to be adjourned," said Lawyer A.
"I am not responsible for your un*
de rata nd ing," exclaimed Lawyer B.
"Nor for yo'tr own the greater part
ol the time," was tbe quiet retort.
First Author—Has Scribbler returned from abroad?
Second Author—Yes. While he was
there he wiir introduced to the Csar
and had three minutes talk with him.
.First Author-What iH he doing
since he got back?
Second Author—He is nt work now
on a three volume book on "The
Nicholas I Knew."-Puck.
Aelvlcs    ts    Canadian    Visitors    at
A 1,','liiiR of i'ii'iti'Hii'1,1 tills all ri'-
sidi'hta in London at tin- pivwnt
lime, says Thr Montreal Standard''
correspondent. Early movers in tin'
London streets see the Old-World
coach snd famous white horses taken
thruii.h bits of the loon to make
sure ol their fitness on the great duy;
Ihe workmen of Mowlcm's, Ihe contractor,, began recently their opera
tinin upon the western extension of
the Abbey, where additional robiiiK
uini reception rooms are to be provided, us al the coronution ol KinK
Kdward VII.; and Kim; George himself in bis speeches to thc two Houses
ul Convocation, has in his own simple, manly way, indicated the spirit
in whloh be und Ihc Queen ure look,
ing (orward to tha "solemnity." Tbc
Cunterbury address expressed the
belief ol the dignitaries ol the Church
ol England, that In "the year which
bus now begun, great days stand out
whloh will make it inemoruble in the
history ol lho throne and empire."
and tbey went on to speak in words
which tin home to the hearts ol the
people, ol tbe lightening ot the burden ol kingship which His Majesty
obtains nol only Irom "tbc nffection
of bis people," but also Iron, "that
best and surest spring ol refreshment
and ol gladness—the pure love of a
true Kuglisb home." The reply o'
tlie King is to be read as his own
reply in a way unusual In royal ul-
teianees. Its keynote is lo be found
in three phrases—"the service, of my
people"; the venerable and living
glories ol the Ilritish monarchy, under whose shelter freedom has dwelt
so long witb law and peace"; and tbe
ideal ol Kngland aa "a home for all
good men of every creed and purty."
It is a descent to speak ol tb"
money Hide of tho coronation, but
there it is. 8c, keen is the public interest thai, Ior a window on the first
lloor, over a shop in Pall Mall, where
1.110 people may sit, £750 is the figure
usked aud single seals elsewhere in
tbe West end aro letching Irom six
to seven guineas each. OI course il
the coronation visitor is willing to
leave the aristocratic West end behind him and go to the poorer quarters, in the Westminster Bridge Road
and thc Borough Road, through
which the Kittg and Queen will pass
on the s 'cond day ol the coronation
ceremonies, good seats may be had
tor half a guinea or so. And after all
it is in the East end and the West
end that the attitude ol the people o'
England towards the monarchy is
best studied. If I were a Canadian
visiting this country for the coronation, I should be careful to include
a visit to Ireland in my itinerary-
Saturday, July 8, will see the royalties land at Kingstown in the royal
yacht and the next lew days will le*
busy days in Dublin, for King and
Queen and (or the sightseers. The
Nationalist party leel it necessary tor
political consistency sake to hold
alool as a party, but this pact will
only increase the interest of the visit
from the Canadian point of view.
Dublin in the royal week will be a
unique and memorable object lesson
for those who can see beneath tbe
surface of things.
Lord Craws, Bibliophile.
Lord Crewe's serious illness is causing the gravest anxiety among his colleagues. Not only is he extremely
popular personally, but his absence
Irom the House ol Lords at the present juncture is a source of the utmost
inconvenience to the Liberal party.
Witli Lord Lansdowne's resolutions
for reform of thc House ol Lords once
actually belore the House a situation
of extreme delicacy and difficulty, and
one which must impose altogether extraordinary duties on ihe Government spokesmen, will have arisen.
And with the exception ol Lord Morlcy, who is himself far Irom robust,
there is no one on the Government
benches in the Lords, now Lord
Crewe is hers de combat, who is re-
flarded as strong enough to cope with
t Lord Crewe is emphatically one
on whom, up to the present time,
fortune has smiled. He is the lucky
possessor of a princely estate, a great
name, and a cultured mind. Also he
possesses an extremely well-stocked
and well-chosen library, his volumes
at Crewe Hall numbering nearly 35,-
000, and including some ol the choicest editions and rarest manuscripts
extant. In addition, he has filled some
of the highest offices in the state, and
has been elected aa a steward of the
Jockey Club—a distinction which he
prises as highly aa any ha has won.
Irish Wit.
I must admit that Irish wit la often
of the most mordant and even sardonic kind. Was there ever a more
sardonic stroke ol description than
that O'Connell gave of Peel's blood-
lessness? "His smile waa like the
silver plate on a coffin."
OI another and lower quality, but
good ol its kind, is the following
fishwife's sarcasm: A friend of mine
was waiting his turn to ba served in
a Ash shop while a little, weaicned
old gentleman priced every fish in
the shop. "How much is this—and
this—and this—and this?" etc., till
the exasperated shopwoman exclaimed: "AhI Go on out of that wid yet
H isn't fish ye want, but information!"—Answers.
Toronto Controller and Editor Is Responsible For a Larger Proportion
of tho Liquor Restrictions Than
Any Man In Oanada—Ha Waa a
School Teacher at Ono Time, But
Turned to Journalism.
Francis Stephens Spence, who ii
perhaps the moat conspicuous temperance worker in Canada and one wiio
bas done more to bring about the temperance wave that is sweeping larger
portions of Ontario than any other
man in Uie Dominion, ia one ol tbe
foremost citisens of the Queen City
and fur a number of years has been
a leading llgure iu tin municipal.
1 Iraterual und religiuua Iile ol the
capital ol the province. He ia the
third son ot tin late Jacob Spence
by his wile Elisabeth, daughter ol
tne late Francis Stephens. He was
born in Donegal, Ireland, March 29.
lt_0, and came to thia country iu
IMI. He received his education at
tlie Toronto Normal School and subsequently became headmaster ol a
public school iu the Queen City. He
taught lor a time schools in Prescott
and Drummondville. In 1882 he abandoned the teaching profession and
has devoted himself since mainly to
journalism, temperance and municipal politics. He has been editor ul
The Canadian Citizen, The Vanguard
u.i' The Good Templar, ull journals
ot moral reform, lu this connection
he bas taken a very active part in
temperance work and the organisation
of sentiment along temperance lines
throughout the Dominion. He has
filled a number of tbe highest offices
in the gift of the temperance body
and is at present honorary president
ot the Ontario branch ol the Dominion Alliance.
Mr. Spence has written a number
ol valuable articles on the temperance
question that have had a wide circulation and it wes he who prepared the
summary ol the "Facts of the Case"
Ior the report ot the Royal Commission on the liquor traffic. He is generally recognized as one ol tbe ablest
temperance speakers in the country.
He has taken a deep interest in educational affairs und has been a member ol the Toronto School Board. He
was alderman for six years and haa
now been comptroller in the Queen
City Council Ior the past live years.
He is chairman ol the Toronto Harbor
Knocking Out the Sentiment.
The man who found a girl's name
and address on an egg sent a sentimental note to the writer in which
he said he had put the egg aalde and
meant to save it until he heard from
"Better not sava it any longer,"
the girl wrote back, "tlu egg must
havi been a hall doien years old
when I wrote on it."
Buddhism and Animal Llf*.
It must be aaid of Buddhism that
it haa left one indelible mark all
over India, China and the east, and
that ia the teaching of gentleness and
kindness to one another and to animals. Buddha taught that life Is but
a prolonged endeavor to escape trom
Buffering and that, therefore, to cause
others to suffer is tbe unforgivable
ain-Price Collier.
*        EngllaS Women Mayors.
The gradual entr;- of women into
public llf; in Great Britain is seen in
il. tact that there are three of them
acting as duly elected mayors of cities.
One of the largest manufacturing
towns of Lancashire is Oldham and a
woman, Mrs. Lees, is its mayor. Miss
Philip Morgan is the mayor of Brecon, in Wales, while Dr. Garrett Anderson is serving her third term as
mayor ot Aldeburgh, on the east coast.
The change which has come over
fiublic feeling in England during the
ifetime ot Dr. Anderson is emphasised by the (act that in 1860, when
she applied to the College of Surgeons
and Physicians to be admitted to examinations the request was refused,
while now she is the president of the
East Anglican branch of the British
Medical Association—a branch of the
Identical society which had refused to
admit her over half a century before.
Unlvorslty of London.
I The central building of the Unlver-
1 sity ol London will witness next
j July (26-20) an interesting sight.
| Representatives of all the races will
I meet there to discuss how prejudices
may be removed and friendly rela-
| tlons established between the western nations and othcr peoples of Ihe
i earth.
Never before has a meeting of this
kind taken place, and its promoters
hope that It will be only the llrst of
a series of similar gatherings. The
first universal races congress will ba
truly interracial,' lor India, China,
Japan, Turkey, Persia and Egypt
wlll be represented by writers ol their
own kith and kin, in addition to
British writers such as Sir Sydney
Oliver, Sir Charles Bruce and Bir
Harry Johnston.
An Aeroplane Meet.
Perhaps the most impressive feature ol tha coming celebrations at
King George's crowning, will be the
extensive ua. ol aeroplanes. For
Ihe first time in history hundreds ot
Hag-bedecked aeroplanes will go aloft
on Coronation Day. In all parts of
1 the kingdom those who have learned to fly will combine in a great
aerial demonstration in honor ot the
No. 13,-What kind ot a lawyer did
jrti' hovef
No. IB.—Well, da jury waa out livo
I Convalescing Victim of Motor Aool-
| dent—"I woke up nnd lounil the hot
I Wei h rnhbit. I recognised it as my
| wile's cooking, hut it was better sen-
' soned than the uvernge."
I Nurse—"Well, well, we couldn't
j imagine what had become ol the other
: mustard plaster."
"You nre the first man I ever permitted to kiss me."
"And you are the first girl I ever
kissed.   Will you marry me."
"I wouldn't marry a liar."
"I would."—Houston Post.
Flrsl Olllce Boy-"I told the governor to look nt the dark circles under
my eyes and see 11 I didn't need a
hull-day off."
Second office Boy-"Whnt did he
First Office Boy—"He said I needed
a half bar ol soap."
"My wife (ells ttie everything she
does," said the Benedict proudly.
"She is like nn open bonk." "I wish
mine v,™ like nn open book," sighed
the meek little man with the chin
whiskers, fnr then perhaps. I hI, ..,'
he able to shut her up."
"No," remarked a determined lady
to an indignant cahmnn who hnd received his legal lure, "you cannot
cheat me, my mnn. I haven't ridden
in cabs (or the last twenty-five years
Ior nothing."
"Haven't you, mum?" replied the
cabman, bitterly, gathering up the
reins. "Well, you've done your best." THE PROSPECTOR. CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Meant It All Right
Bad-looking Man   "I see vou have a
aign out 'Maker of Women's Habits.'
Do you mean it?"
Ladies' Tailor   "Certainly I do."
Sad-looking Man.- "Weil', since my
wile's  been going to tho  oluli  she's
lost all the good ones site hud, and I
wish you'd make her a complete new
set regardless"of expense.   And please,
include thn hnliit ol staying ut home
once it, u while   and    mending   my
Dr. Willium*' Pink Pills nre on all
yenr round tonic blood-builder, nnd
nerve-restorer. But they nre especially valuable iu the spring when the
system is loaded with impurities ns
a result of the indoor life of the long
winter months. There is no otber season when the blood is really so much
in need of purifying und enriching,
and every dose ol these Pills helps lo
make new, rich, red blood. In the
spring one feels tired nnd weak—Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills give strength.
In the spring the appetite is often
poor—Dr. Williams' Pink Pills develop tho appetite, tone tho stomach
and aid weak digestion. It is in the
spring that poisons in the blood find
an outlet in disfiguring pimples, eruptions nnd boils—Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills speedily clear the skin because
they go to the root of the trouble in
the blood. In the spring anaemia, ihcu.
matism, neuralgia, and many other
troubles are most persistent because
of poor weak blood, and it is nt this
time, when all nature regains life,
that the blood most seriously needs
attention. To Improve und fortify the
blood is the speeial mission of Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills, nnd that is why
they ure the best spring medicine in
existence. II you feel tho need of n
medicine this spring give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills a lair trial and you
will rejoice in new health, new
strength and new energy, and will be
especially fitted to stntid the torrid
heat which comes n little Inter.
These Pills are sold by all medicine
dealers or sent by mail nt 50 cents
a box, or six boxes Ior $2.60 by The
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-
ville, Ont.
"I flee one of your battleships reported Inat in thc mud." "Well?" "I wus
just thinking thut a ship fast in the
mud ought to he a record-breaker on
the open sen."
At present there are in operation In
Japan several glass works which huve
caused reductions in prices, but as
yet have been unable to do nny special injury to the sale of foreign goods
in that country. The value of Japan's
importations of glassware in 1907 was
$1,264,938; in 1908, $1,026,298, and in
1909, $1,492,362.
V_» O I"' T M f N I    i
For Skin
If you, or someone dear
to you, have undergone
the itching, burning,
sleep - destroying torments of eczema or
other cruel skin eruption and have suffered
from its embarrassing,
unsightly,", disfigurement ; if you have tried
no matter how harsh,
to no avail, and have
all but given up hope
of cure, you can appreciate what it means to
thousands of skin-tortured sufferers, from infancy to age, when the
first warm bath with
Cuticura Soap and
gentle application of
Cuticura Ointment
brings instant relief,
permits rest and sleep,
and proves the first
step in a speedy and
successful treatment.
Removal  ol  Famous  Bronte  Figure
That Inspired Many Fights.
The liimnu. (Inure of lho brown
dog hat heen taken Irom lhe fountain in fluttcr.cn, Kng. It created a
lively sensation while It was there
ond was the came nf a great many
ine-iunters between tho police ond Its
Iriend. nnd enemies. Thc brown
line wai a hronto and stood on a
grnnlto fountain In a prominent
place. Tho inscription on Ihe fountain sufficiently explains why the
brnnse beast was a source of war nnd
Is ns follows:
"fn memory of the brown terrier
dog done to denth In lho laborotori-s
of the University College In Febrn-
sry. 1903, after having endured vivisection extending oyer more than two
months and having been handed over
from one vivisector to another until
denth came tn Its release. Also in
memory of the 232 dogs vivisected at
the some place during the yenr 1902.
Men and women of England, how
long shall these things Inst?"
The friends of the young doctors
tried to tear down the figure, the
anti-vlvlscctionists fought for its
protection, and 'here was rioting
about the fountain. Finally the
Bntterseu Common Council had the
figure taken down and broken to
nieces and the inscription on the
fountain removed.
Most Effectual.
A well-known and popular bishop
often relates with great gusto the following little episode:
"Many years ago," he says, in the
earliest days of my ministry, when
In chnige of a small parish in a
northern county, I was much vexed
during the Sunday services at tbe
somnolent propensities of the major
portion of my small congregation.
"Rebukes and reproofs were of little
avail. At lust I determined on' a
new, and perhaps unique, course of
treatment. It was one Sunday afternoon in the depth of winter; and
after nil had, as usual, fallen asleep
soon ulter the commencement of my
discourse I c.refully lowered my
voice until presently it became a
mere whisper, and then ceased..
"Then, noiselessly, I quitted the
pulpit; and after disrobing stealthily
stole out, quietly closed the door ufter me, and left my unconscious
hearers alone in their glory.
"What they said when they pres.
ently awoke, nni found the service
concluded and .h^mselves in darkness, I know not. At any rate, my
drastic method of procedure proved
successful, for sleepers were rare afterwards."
A Popular Ambassador.
Americans like Mr. Bryce, Ihe
British Ambassador .. Washington,
who has come in for some criticism
on account of his attitude on the
question of reciprocity between the
States and Canada, because there is
no "side" about him. A visitor called on him one Sunday morning, and
Mr. Bryce met him in the hall and
begged him to "come this way. where
we can talk undisturbed." He led
the way to the library, and the first
thing he did was to take out a well-
worn tobacco pouch and blackened
briar pipe, which he proceeded to fill
and smoke. Mr. Bryce, although a
diplomat and bookworm, is fairly
"tough." He was the first Englishman to climb Mount Ararat, and has
been president of the Alpine Club.
It was once said of him that "he
walks down Whitehall at the pace of
a man who has left a roll of banknotes in tho smoking room ol hi*
hotel." His knowledge of books is
such that he was once described in
the House of Commons as "a walking
A Famous Inn. '
The historic house of Calrndow Inn,
Lochlynehead, is no longer to be used
aa an inn, and general regret is lelt
throughout the district as the inhabitants were proud ol the ancient house
ol refreshment, which haa existed lor
several centuries.   The older part of
tho present building formed the inn
in 1145, and Prince Charlie took dinner in one ol the rooms, when he paid
a hurried visit to Ardkingtaa, ln the
hope that the laird would join his
standard.     An old  tree   still  called
Prince Charlie, stands in the grounds
ol Ardkinglas House. Here the Prince
waited, tradition says, while a messenger went to the houae, endeavoring to
obtain an audience ol the laird.
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An Airboat.
The aeroplane is an airboat rather
than a flying machine. The only action of the bird that it imitates is the
bird's soaring, in nearly the same
sense in which a boat floats or a duck
swims. With the duck, however, there
is one difference. It shares the balloon
principle, because its body wi.l not
sink when it stands still, whereas the
aeroplane will fall unless it is constantly urged forward. The duck is
lighter than its bulk of water, as the
balloon is lighter than its own bulk
of air. To call an aeroplane a flying
machine ia therefore exactly the same
as to call a boat a swimming machine
(keeping in mind the swimming ol
the duck and neglecting that ol fishes
and ol human beings)
An Expert
"Spouter is a pretty able debater,
isn't lie?"
"I should say so! Why, he can cnll
an opponent a liar .nnd a scoundrel in
II) different ways without violating the
rules of order."
Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere
Mrs. Blank insop—"Poor man, p<*r-
M y»u hnve seen boitor days?"
trump—"Yea, Indeed, lady. I nevor
ta.iti'il  such   soup  as   yours  before,
Plit-guiida  Bluettur.
These Pltli Ourt Rhtun.Btlsm.-T0 the
manv who tiunVr from rheumatism a trial
of PariiicU'c'H Vcgeiul'le I'iIIh la recommended. They have pronounced action
upon the Uver and kidneys and by regit-
latins the art ion of these organs act an
au nl tarnsfive in preventing the admixture nf uric acid and blood that causes
this painful disorder. They must be
taken according to directions and need
steadily and they will speedily give evi
dence of their beneficial effects.
[.very woman's aim   in   life is to
bosa some man.
the BEST Liniment in use.
I got my foot badly jammed lately.
I bathed it well with MINARD'S
LINIMENT, nnd it wns as well as
ever next dny,
Yours very truly,
t. g. Mcmullen.
"Don't I give you nil the money you
need?" Iier husband complained.
''Yea," she replied, "but you told me
before we were murried that you
would give me all I wanted."
nickle'a Anti-Consumptive Hyrup needs
no recommendation. To all who are familiar with it. It speaks for itself. Years of
use in the treatment of colds and coughs and
all affections of the throat has unquestionably established its place among the
very best medicines for such diseases. If
you give it a trial you will not regret it.
Vou will find it 25 cents well invested.
Because his latest piny, "The Con-
fession," has brought a denth threat
from a man in Montreal, Playwright
Hal Reid hns obtained permission to
carry a revolver.
Minard's Liniment ralievea Neuralgia
When people begin talking of good
taste, they ore merely preparing a
defence for the artificial.
Tablets. Druggists refund money if it
(ails to cure. E. W. GROVE'S signature on each box.   36c.
"Look at the way baby's working
his mouth!" exclaimed Mrs. Newman.
"Now he proposes to put his foot in
"H'm--" replied her husband,
grumpily. "Hereditary. That's what
I did when I proposed."
" 'Ere, Bill, wot _ the matter? You
are lookin' worried."
"Work—nothing but work from
mornin' till night."
" 'Ow long have you been at it?"
"I begin to morrow."
Trial ie lnexpen.lve.~To those who suffer from dyBpepela, indiaeeUon, rheuma-
tiam or any ailment arising from derangement of the digestive system, a trial
of Farmelec's Vegetable Pills ie recommended, ahould the sufferer be unacquainted witb them. The trial will be inexpensive and the result will be another
customer for thia excellent medicine. Bo
effective is their action tbat many cures
can certainly be traced to their use where
otber pills nave proved ineffective.
Thc grain, ns n unit ol measurement, was introduced hy Henry III,
who ordered a grain of wheat gathered Iron, the middle of the head to
be the standard of weight.
"Ro your debts arc bothering you?"
"Walking thc floor because you can
not pay 'cm?"
"No! because I can't make 'cm any
"Won't you have a lork?"
"No, thanks!   I never use   forks;
they leak bo bad that they ain't no
Changed  His  Mind
"Clarice, darling," remarked Archibald to the 150 lbs. of sweet femininity which nestled against his manly
bosom, "now that we are engaged, my
angel, we should have no secrets from
each othcr."
"No lovey," she purred.
"Well, then, my sweetest, do please
tell mc how old you ore."
"With plensure," cooed thc foir
young thing. "But first dearest,
please tell me just how much you get
a week.   I havo often wondered."
Archibald did a bit of rapid head-
work. His mind ran ahead into the
"Forgive me, Clarice, darling," he
exclaimed, as he softly pressed a
chaste salute on her snow-white forehead. "It was none of my business to
ask such a question."
Counsel for thc defendant in u criminal case had made an eloquent
speech, bringing tears to the eyes ol
many present in court; but thc jury,
composed of hard-headed old countrymen on whose ears oratory and sentiment fell like snowllukes on a warm
chimney, were unmoved. Counsel for
the prosecution, rising to reply, took
the mcuaurc nt a glance.
"Gentlemen," he snid, "let it he understood lo begin with that I am nol
boring lor water!"
"Your husband might have n little
solid food directly he begins to mend."
said the doctor.
"But how am I to tell?" inquired
the anxious wife.
"The convalescent stages of influenza," replied the doctor, "are marked by a slight irritability."
The next dny he called, and lound
his patient's wife radiant.
"When 1 refused to order him steak
und onions," Bhe explained, "he
came into the kitchen and smashed
fourteen Boup plates and a dinner service; so, of course, I sent out for steak
at once."
Was Mothlng But Skin and Bones
Mrs. De Fashion—"My dear, lut
hours, lute auppers, and gini'rul social
dissipation havo ruined your constitution."
Miss De Faihloil—"I know it, mn."
"Aud your health U miserable."
"Yes, mu."
"And you ore losing your beauty."
"It's all gone, mn."
"It really is. And so U your plumpness."
"I'm nothing but skin nnd bones."
"There's no denying it. my dear.
You are u mere wreck ol your former
"Too true."
"Whut ure you going to do utrout
"Get muiried."
Japan booim to be tin* only country
in the world thnt has never been really conquered, no no wonder tlie Japanese carry a stiff upper lip. Some
oenturiea ago a great Chinese expedition under Emperor Kuhlu Khun set
out to tnke in the Japanese island.
Ten only of the 100,000 were sent hark
nlive to tell the tale.—New York
A Pointer to Housekeepers
Look at the financial side of Ziun.
link's use. A cut sustained in the
home, the store, or Hie workshop, a
sore which is unattended, results, sny,
It, lestering or blood-poisoning. You
have to lay off for a duy or two. What
does thut menu when pay day comes
round? /.iiiii-llul; Insures you against
that loss! A little Zum-lliik applied
to such an injury prevents ull danger of blood-poisoning, takes out the
smarting nnd heals.
Heads of families know how cosily
doctoring Is. Be wise and act on the
preventive line. A box ol Znui-lluk
in thc home Is so all-round useful.
The baby's rushes, the older children's cuts and bruises, the inevitable
burn, cut, or scald—for all these, as
well as for more serious ailments,
such as piles, ulcers, eczema, ringworm, etc., Zam-Buk is without a
Dangers of Shaving.- Vou get a cut
at the barber's shop. A little Zam-
Buk smeared on the wound prevents
all danger. If nny ailment has been
contracted, Zam-Buk cures. Mr.
George Hobdcn, 108 Manitoba street,
St. Thomas, Ontario, says; "I contracted barber's rash, nnd the whole
of my left cheek broke out in one
mass of red, watery pimples and
Bores. These spread to the othcr parts
of my face, until my face and neck
were covered with running sores.
How far the disease would have
spread had it not been Inr Zam-Buk,
I don't know. I applied thiB halm,
und in a short time Zum-Buk effected
a complete cure,"
Zam-Buk Soap is ns good as the
balm, but in a different way. Washed
in Zam-Buk Soap the skin is disinfected and disease germs lying upon
it are killed. Mothers will find it
unequalled for baby's belli
Zam-Buk Balm and Zum-Buk Soap
are sold by all druggists and stores
at 50c. for the balm and 25c. tablet
for the soap.
The great detective climbed through
the kitchen window, followed by hia
faithful ally,.
"Ah," he exclaimed, surveying the
surroundings, "I find that his wife is
"And how long has she been away?'
"Exactly thirty days."
"And bow on earth are you able to
tell that?"
"My dear fellow, by the unwashed
dishes and cups and saucers. There
are ninety of each in all, which shows
that he used three a day for thirty
days, and left them for her to wash
when she comes home—some as we
all do. Simplest thing in the world,
my dear fellow—simplest thing in the
Advertisements—especially those of
a personal character—are not always
characterized by a sense of proportion. One of the most singular
"agony" advertisements was printed
recently in a Lancashire newspaper.
It ran as follows:
"Willie, return to your distracted
wife and frantic children. Do you
want to hear of your old mother's suicide? You will if you do not let us
know where you are. Anyway, send
back your father's colored meerschaum !"
"My dear," said a wife who hod
been married three years, as she
beamed across the table on her lord
and master, "tell me what first attracted you to mc? What pleasant
characteristic did I possess which
placed me above other women in your
And her lord nnd master simply
said—"I give it up."
The rejected suitor rose and looked
for his hat.
"If you will not marry me," he
said, "let us, at least, be friends."
The fair girl shook her head.
"No," she coldly replied, "I am opposed to both annexation ond reciprocity."
Whereupon he went away much
"Do you mean lo tell me that you
treat your servant aa one of the family?" said Mrs. Askum.
"Certainly not," answered MrB.
tturulton. "Wc tried that, but now,
in order to keep a servant with us,
we have to treat her as un honored
Mrs. Neurlch was in a jeweller's
shop. "Here are some new souvenir
spoons we have just got in," said
the assistant, placing a tray for her
inspection. "Oh, nin't those lovely!"
she exclaimed. "I must have some of
those. Our cook makes such lovely
like.—Rochester Democrat.
At a musical "at home" an eminent
Rinnist, having played a "Polonaise"
y Chopin, was asked by an ignorant
lady present by whom the piece wus
written. "By Chopin," he replied.
"Ah! she said, "it was delightful, fs
Ile still composing?" "Alas, no, madam," wob the answer; "he. hns been
decomposing for some years."
Diner—"I sny, wuller, what's the
difference between 'sherry' and line
old sherry?' "
Waiter (confidentially)—"Just cobwebs on the outside ol the bottle,
Portland cement cost $,1 a barrel in
I860, but because of the improvements made in its manufacture lt is
profitably sold for 81 cents a barrel
ut present.
Waiting is twice ns hard when you
are not waiting (or something.
A wise wife never quarrels with her
husband just before pay day.
Reproductions Have Nottsd Fortune)
for Publishers.
An artist's lot Is not always a
happy one. Tho lata Holnuin Hunt
struggled lor years against adverse
eritieistn in Ids effort to simplify,
purify, and heujtify British art. At
c ne time Ills povrety was so great thnt
he mude up his mind to emigrat" to
Canada; bul, fortunately, Mills!.
cume to his brother artist's rescue,
and persuaded him to go down into
Surrey und continue his work.
It was here that he painted Ihe
background for his famous picture,
"The Light ol tho World." For three
months Holnuin Hunt painted all
night in the open air by the light of
the In i moon und a solitary candle,
nnd during Hint time he pluced upon
the canvas his immortal work. All
over the world "The Light of the
World" wus exhibited, ond cuused a
great sensation. Reproductions sold
in every town and country village.
Its soles tip to the present lime cannot fall fnr short of a million pounds.
The original picture was pluced in
a chapel nt Oxford, but iuter the
artist spent some weeks in repairing
the damage .hat hod been caused by
neglect. Then ho tainted a larger
copy, which wus hung in St. Patrick's Cuthednl.
"The Light of the Wod-li ia almost, but not quite, tie JdflMjHilur
religious painting in exfl| K •' tt
is beaten by the wonderfu"fflRj*d.'Or
Christ," by Max. Thero ItrTjPfneok
—just the head. The eyes seem to lie
closed, but utter guzing at lhe painting for some time they appear to
open. It is, of course, merely on
artist's trick, but so wonderful does
it seem Hint some people regard it
as a miracle. This is the most popu-
lur of religious paintings, and well
over a million reproductions of it
have been sold.
The picture that beats all record,
is thai of the Eiffel Tower. In two
yours one firm ol photographers sold
over 700,000 copies, and at the present time there are between 3,000,000
and 4,000.000 scattered about the
Compared with this, the soles cf
photographs of the Tower Bridge are
quite insignificant, although they
amount to nearly 1,000,000. Strange
to say, Londoners do not buy many
of these pictures. Most of them are
bought by visitors to the Metropolis,
who take them away as souvenirs.
The historical interest of the Tower
of Londici always appeals to those
who come to London for a holiday,
and hundreds of thousands of photographs of the Tower have been carried across the Atlantic to the Slates.
Thc sales of it greatly exceed those
of the Tower Bridge, and since photography became so popular it is eeti*
muted that about 1,200,000 pictures
of the Tower hove been produced.
At the small sum of a penny each
thi: would realize $25,000, but many
of these were sold for two und three
shillings, and even more.
The sales of photographs of the late
Queen Victoria were simply enormous, and must during her lifetime
have totalled 1,500,000. Thousands if
pounds worth hove been sold in the
Colonies and in India, and in one
cose a single Australian firm took
over $25,000 worth in one consignment. The photographs of Queen
Alexandra command a ready sale;
one firm mokes over $5,000 a year
from thia source alone.
May Be Result of Hor Diet.
For years English women never
ceased to be interested in the secret
of Queen Alexandra's beauty and even
to-day they cannot quite comprehend
how a woman well pust 60 — one who
has had her share of grief—can appear
more youthful than many a woman ot
40. It is said that her diet has much
to do with this. Queen Alexandra never touches red meat. She eats only
chicken, turkey, duck and game. The
vegetables she has served to her are
cabbage, spinach, peas and beans. She
does not eat pudding or pastry and
lor dessert has simply fruit cooked
or uncooked and nuts and raisins. She
is particularly fond ol nuts and haa
been known to make an entire luncheon of ulmonds and walnuts dipped in
salt. Site eats tonst rather than bread
and very little butter, but quantities
of cream.
Her Majesty drinks nothing but hot
milk, having given up tea, coffee, cocoa and wines years ago. On this
diet with a moderate amount of exercise Queen Alexandra keeps wonderfully well and preserves a girlish symmetry ol figure and wonderful softness of skin.
Botany Bay.
Sir .loseph Hanks was the man who
invented the once familiar phrase
"Botany Bay.' He was the botanist
attached to the expedition ol Captain
Cook, thn "Australian Columbus."
Landing at this buy, close tn the present eity ol Sydney, he lound such
an abundance ol strange plants and
flowers that he associated the word
"botany" with it for all time For a
long time llotiiny Ilny anil Australia
were synonymous in Kngland. Sydney
Iin, spread out to the historic liny,
and you cnn travel by tram cur to
"Botany." It was Bir Joseph Hunks
who made the kangaroo and other
Australian unimnls known to science.
—London Graphic
' A Collector of Medals.
A Yorkshire collector of medals,
Dr. A. A. Payne, Hillsborough, Sheffield, Em?., has been amassing medals
for over twenty years, and has a
collection of 2,500 worth £20.000. He
has fifty medals that have been connected with either the peerage, baronets or knighlhooda.
Cities   Older   Than   King   Salomon'.
Time Uncovered  In Africa.
The remain, of a splendid city
which nourished some 2.000 yean
before the Christian era huve been
uncovered near Meroe, th, ancient
capita! of Ethiopia in northeastern
Africa. The excavations are und'r
the patronage of the Count"!, of
Derby, of England, and amone the
places so lar brought to lichi are
ruins ol a vast temple of the -on
which Prof. A. H. Sayee, the British
antiquary, Identifies as '.he Tahla ot
Hie Sun. mentioned by Herodotus a'
havintr .tood in a green meodow out
side the oncient metropolis.
Although there are at present nn
cities of any consequence in Anyliln-
iu-Ethiopia. abundant evidence is
being brought to light that in the
past a grand and extensive civilin.
tion spread llself all over thut "idol the African continent, doubtless
long before and during Solomon''
time. The fabulous mines ol Ophll
ond the legendary Queen ol fjhtbii
beor to.tlm.njr to the general itute
of wealth and culture in that lar distant uce
According to Prof. Suyce the citv
now being uncovered wa< aituui",l in
the enst bunk ol the Nile, between
the fifth and sixth cataracts, where
there wns a long stretch of novlgshle
river, und connecting with tlie land
routes lending to the Atburu and lllii"
Nile and tlience across the mountain,
of Abyssinia to the Red Seo. Here,
within hall a mile of the river. »
stone city existed until the end ol
the fourth dyno.ty, A.D.. when it wa,
destroyed by the king, of Axum.
One greut wull ol stone, lour yard-
thick, I" leet high and 150 yards In
length, still stands. The great Tern
pie of Anion ubuttod agoinst tlii?
wall to lbe east, wbilo eastward in
the volley ore tombs stretching back
beyond 2500 B.C.
The Temple ol the Sun lay o mile
beyond the tombs. A sloping wuy led
up to a cloistered platform of stone,
whence there wus a flight ol steps
up to the sanctuary open tn the sky.
the walls and floor of which were
covered with glazed tile. This is the
temple so much admired by Cum
byses, and it is supposed there is
some connection between the trndi
tion of this remarkable building and
the Homeric legend of Zeus and the
other gods who feasted 12 doys eoch
year among "the blameless Ethiopian."
The Temple of Amon more nearly
than that of the Sun conforms to the
Egyptian style of architecture. The
approach to the sanctuary was
through four-columned halls. Toward the western end were three
shrines, the high altar of dork sandstone in the middle shrine being still
practically intuet. Ethiopian deities
were curved upon it, ana at the fool
were found offering tables of terra
cutta uud an inscribed tablet.
Fe.t-i*.W«_.VMr»,WateryEjc.__ f
IW* t* tt* ***. *\****t "** *•■**•'*• •"•
WrdM Cn -alee, ta A..ci is Tabee. lie, *,._•
m D00K8 AND AIA'li.'K -R_K Sr-art,
Wee. W,-eu>w'e BOOTRIXO B.ec. ha. b_-
_OTM.u'.' *'XT? ?**** "I -'WOUiol
U th« bwi remedy for DURRHdA.    II i» at
kind.    Twrt-ty flvi cffitna hot I It
What a Pencil Will De.
An English statistician was aaked
how many words could be written
with an English lead pencil, ami, being determined to answer it, he
bought a lead pencil and Scott's [van-
hoe und proceeded to copy the latter
word by word. He wrote 95,608 words
and then was obliged to stop, for the
pencil had become so short that he
could not use it. A German statistician who heard of this experiment was
dissatisfied with it because all the
lead in the pencil was not used on
the work, and therefore he bought a
pencil and started to copy a long German novel. When the pencil was so
short that he could not handle it with
iris fingers he attached a holder to it.
and it is said that he wrote with this
on? pencil 400,000 words. Possibly,
however, his pencil was longer or the
lead iu it was of a more durable quality.
Housing In Manchester.
The municipality cl Manchester.
England, has taken hold of the housing problem in an active way by
providinn; houses and furniture for
the poor. At the present time there
is under construction a group of
seventy-four one-room houses which
the corporation is building. Each
home haa a separate entrance, kitchenette, bathroom, water supply and
gas meter. The furniture will include a range, cupboard, coal buuker,
window-peat lockers, bed and bed*
ding, chairs, table mirror and hou-e-
clcaning outfit. The charge for the
"suite" will be 9d per night or 6s 3d
a week. It Is expected that the investment will pay at the rate of fcui
and one-half per cent.
Barmaids Scarce.
South Australia is suffering from a
barmaid famine. Two years ago bar*
maids were abolished in that State by
aft of Parliament. No more should
be legally engaged, but those already
employed could remain on condition
that they registered themselves. There
au now only 400 of them left, and the
competition for their services is such
that their wages have jumped from
25 shilling to £3 a week. The hotels
tha*. have had to employ barmen re*
port a considerable change for tbe
worse in their receipts.
Honors Mary of Scots.
Theodore Napier, who for fifty-Hunt
f'earg has taken a wreath from Edin-
turgh Jo the site of Mary Queen of
Scot's execution at FotheringHy, near
Peterborough, attended for the same
purpose recently in full Highland
costume. On this occasion, however,
hu wns refused ulmission to the cattle site by the occupier of the farm
nf which it forms part. Not to be al*
together outdone, Mr. Napier left the
wreath on an adjacent hedge.
Australians Easy.
A remarkable story is to hand of an
immense import trade in bogus curios whirl, has been flourishing in
Australia. According to the ytory told
by the customs ofllcials, hundreds of
violins, swords, china, boomerangs,
aboriginal weapons and idols made in
Germany and in Rirminghnm, have
been imported Into Auntrnlia and sold
at high pr*»*- to the unsuspecting
"Why don't you try to intike yourself one of the intellectual celebrities
of your time?"
"What'-i the usap" answered tho
bright hut indolent young man; "the
firm whose patent food I have been
eating would come along and want all
the, credit."
Mr, Sopht— I see some fellah 1ms an
article in the paptth entitled "Have
WO two bwnins of one?" What do
ynu think of the question, Miss
Miss Pllgh—Well, really, between
you and me. I think we have only
Special Notice
Agenti Wanted hy B. SHRAGGE,
396 Princess St., Winnipeg, to pur*
chaie for him scrap copper and brass*
cast and wrought iron, old rubber
boots and shoes and crown lager
quart,  pint   and  whiskey  bottles.
Boys I Baseball Outfit Fm
Boy. I Wa are atria, a a-a.r lue__l
OUUM noelllrelynUe- euetlr Ike aaii_ ae
eVe-a h iha above eat. Il e___u af.
fielder', j low anil Oate-er'a mitl. be,.
Bade of f«H bo—abide Ualb.r. . rafnlalto.
di. V.U. a cmmJ .trona muk aad a rafular
laHbaU  up.   imd tali, (a. KM ssui
Sour hilt,-.redeew.ew.Jipoaieerde.emlw
loyal, ,>,Ton aad told. Thaee -11 Ilka .„»
»*.*» *t i for lot i alt  ant   1410u mt m
hti •old, rttura u the rot*/,  ani  we
will ***** yw the ibtri Mtfit  all •h*_rr*>i
'iiiiiii.     Tr"   WllTMtf Fftl-MIUM
Vtaalptf < CanaAa.
Here's a Home Dye
Oan Uso.
always beeu more or
leu of a difficult undertaking- Nol oo whan
you um
With DYOLA you can color either Wool,
Cotton, Silk or MUed Goods Perfectly with
the SAME  Dye.    No chance of using the
WKONQ Dye for the Goods you ha*/e to color.
Sand tor Stmpla
(..id -ml "iio-r
Book lit M
CO . I.it.,Hnl,
Mnntrnl, Cm
Ckeage that llmplag, ueetcee
late a eouad, kealthy hoiee, willing
aid eager to do a gaod day's work.
Daa't let a 8pa*H«, Curb, Splint,
Sprats. Xtogbaae aa aay othcr Unit-
ataa ktty yetw karat la tke liable.
Cure It with
Spavin Cure
II cures without leering a eear,
Hem'sh or white kaiii-becauaelldaei
aot blister.
Part Kails, B.C., June Uth IM
"Have beea using your Ur-tmtnt far
years aad find it all that you repreeeat.
■are aat beea without It ferlOycare."
fl. s bottle—1 far |5 Sietllent for
household uae. told by all dealers.
Ask for free twk "A Treatise Oa Tht
Heree " ar write na for copy. IS
II I. J. EKMSIU CS. lesion ****** VL
"Do you know anything ubout
palmistry, Herbert?'' ahe asked.
"Oh, not much," ha answered, with
the air uf modesty which is not in-
tended to !"• implicitly believed in.
"Not a f.'v'.. deal, although I had an
experience last night which might be
considered it remarkable example ol
the mt you mention. 1 happened ro
glance nt the hand of n Iriund of mine
and I immediately predicted that ho
would presently become the possensor
of a considerable amount of money.
Before ho loft tlio room he had a niee
littla sum handed to him."
"And you told it just from his
"Yfs; it hml four acea in it."
In this era of expensive living tha
father of ton children has it stronuouB
^ PI.LLS ,
>>H KIDN _•*/■?
Hurrah !      The Prospector is as busy as ever.      Hurrah 1
Slow bat surely is our Subscription List increasing.     Copies of the paper can always
be obtained  at Beattie-Murphy's, and (Jranbrook Drug and Book Stores
Get your
from us
_frtP>"' Ssiy
We want you to come in and look
over our line of Refrigerators, the
one you are  looking  for  is  here.
It's time to clean up, better get a
Hoe and Rake from us, the Fire
Chief may get you if you don't
watch out.
IF   OI'T   Ol'    TOWN,    WHITE    US
F. Parks & Co.
McGallum's OKI Stand
Hardware Merchants    -    Cranbruuk. B.C.
For   Sal. or Rent at Diuaulil.
Oftice& Workshop—Lewis St
v.om No. II.
At our (isUblisliiiiont
Is done right and prices
suit all pockets.    .
Every Frame made is
O.K. Barber Shop, Armstrong Ave
Box 802      • 'Phone 277
In OK Barber Shop, Armstrong Ave.
IMiiino 277 P.O. Box .'101
Funeral Director,
It  is worth
your while
to see my stock
and compare
my prices
Before sending yoar money
to outside point, and running the risk of your order,
being other than what you
really wanted or being
delayed on the road when
I can supply you
Promptly with anything in the line of
Music or Musical
Geo. D. Ingram
P.O. Box .34   Pbon.-a „0S 33fl
Frank Dezall
.   and
Rubber Tlrea Applied
To Buggy Wheel*
Repairing a Specialty.
Pkon.  «0      a   a   a       p. o.   Boi  111.
Steam  Boiler,   Furnace,
•nd Septic Tank work
a spec in 11 J1
Colt and stock estimates
furnuhed on application.
A4dr.ee i P. O. Boa l*», Crubrmk
Singer Sewing
Machines do
the Best Work
They last a lifetime and cosl
very little more than thrown
ogether, catchpenny, cheap
machines. Sold on small
monthi}' payments by
Geo. B. Powell
Singer Store
ArmatroDf Avenue
P.O.. 117. Cranhrook, 1.0.
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ll. It. Garrett, ui Moyie, was iu
the city Friday,
F. Fremont, ul Toronto, wan at.
tbe Oranbrook Friday,
A, Bl, Bradley, ol Nolaon, .hh iok
istei-ed at the Cranbrook Prldas
T, Wsbiter, "i Winnipeg, wm, in thi
citj Priday,
0, H. Btaey, "i Lethbridge, wua it
the Cranbrook Thursday.
ii w Mills. "( Coleman, wai lu
town Friday.
w ii. Morrli, ol Sirdar, wim In lie
city Thursday
W. Overpack, "i Lethbridge, waa at
tht, Cranbrook, Friday
...Qovernment Agenl  Armatrong mad
an official visit to Fernie l-'iiday
u F. Eialley, ol Oalgary waa ,u the
cltj  Wednesday.
C   M   Zennock, of Wardnor, waa tn
in the cltj Wedneaday ou business.    .
eyas. Reddiah, and eon, ul Toronto
were Cranbrook visitors Wednesday,
J.J Woods, "i Winnipeg, waa lu
the city Wednesday
A.  H   Watts, ui  Wattsburg was Ln
the city Wednesday on husiness
N. Hanson, of Wasa. was lu the
city Tuesday  un  bujiness.
ti. P. Hannington, ol WUmer was
at  the Cosmopolitan  Tuesday.
A. Frel, ol Spokane, whs in th,
city Tuesday.
W. H. GasBil. ul Felt Steele, was
a Cranbrook visitor on Tuesday.
Robert Strachan, o( Hosmer, was
in the city Tuesday.
Mrs. J. Woll, of Fort Steele, was
shopping at Cranhrook this week.
T. S. Crowan, ol Spokane, waB nt
the Cranhrook Tuesday
J. rye, oi Minneapolis, was In tbe
city Sunday last.
A. M. Davis, of Spokane, was li
town Sunday last.
E. W. Marks, ot Toronto, waa ln
town Sunday last.
J. L. Ruttan, of Enderby, was in
town Sunday, ...
A. Arnold, and A. Fraser, ol Med
Icine Hat were at the Cranbrook on
J. Empston, of Victoria, was In
the city Sunday last.
A. M. Henderson, ol Jaflray, was
at the Royal Sunday last.
H. Carney, of Fort George, was at
tbe Cranbrook Tuesday
J. Topham, of London, was In the
city Tuesday
J. Dunlop, ol Kingsgate, waa in
the city Tueaday
W. R. Angus, ot Vancouver, was at
the Cranlirook TueBday
H. W. Mills, ol Coleman, waa at
Cranbrook Tuesday on business.
R. Joyce, of Elko, was a guest al
the Cranhrook Tuesday.
It. W. Woods, uf Fernie, was transacting  busiuesB  in  the city  Tuesday.
A. It. Thompson, S. F. Covert, and
J. A. Copes, of Calgary, were regis
term) at the Crauliiook Tueaday.
Mr. nnd Mrs. !•'. M. Young, ol
Fort Steele, were Cranbrook visitors
Oeorge Powell has commenced the
construction of a store building on
Cranbrook street.
Roj li. Staples, and F. Clllray, al
Winnipeg, were registered at the
Oranbrook  Sunday last.
J. (I. Ainiitt, and J. W. porter, ol
Toronto, were gueutB nt the Cranlirook  Sunday lust.
fi. F. Wadswortb, and J. 8. Wadswortb, ol Montreal, were Oranbrook
visitors Sunday last.
0. .1. Smith and A. _. MeKenz.io.
of Vancouver, were in tlie city Sunday.
Mrs. 0, A. Foots, ol Moyle, and
.Vlisr Oockburn ol Wuttuhurg, were
Oranbrook visitors Sunday last.
A. It Macdonald, and II. H. Leg
era, ol Moyle, were guests at the
Royal  Sunday  last.
R J. llrown, and G. H. Ferguson,
of Vancouver, were gueste at the
Cranbrook Tuesday.
BORN—At Crnnbrook Thursday.
April, 2?th, to Mr. nnd Mrs, .1, B.
Willis, twins, boy and girl.
W. S. Sauto, of Thunder Hill, was
registered at the Oosmopolltan Wed-
Maurice Quain, uf the Quain Bloo-
trio Oo,, returned Wednesday Irom
a visit to const points.
0. I>. MoNab, of Waldo, mis Hans
iictine, husiness at Oranbrook Wed
W. II. While, and N. II. White, ol
lalg-ry, were Oraabrook visitor*, on
liavu Griffith, uf wild ii,.ise week,
spent a few days in Cranbrook this
it     A     1'yill',     0,   P.   It      lllllslel    me
iiiiuie, western division   waa In tV
■ity ThulHdilv
J. A, Potvin, ol North Portal, Do
ininiuii immigration officer was in
town Friday.
Mi    and  Mrs.  W     V   Johnson   and
daughters, leii on Friday oo b visit
to friends In Spokane,
Mi. 0. J   South, ol
protection   society is
in the Interest of the
A game ol baseball betwoen
and Cranbruuk will be played
the coming  week.
A. Boyle, il. L. Cross,
art, and P. s. Jackson
tary, were registered i
brook  Tuesday.
the Oblldreua
in Oranbrook
'a, is children.
Senator A. Page, and A. J. Devlin,
['tween Mlohil "1  Wardnor,  Idaho, were In the olty
.lining Wednesday,   lioth    gentlemen are Interested      in     milling   ill    Southeast
Kootonay, also having largo holdings
.1. 0. Slew-   in the coul ares ol the Flathead.
From the Toronto News
und then Captain Taylor in showing
the inclines of General Booth'h pro-
ci'ssioii sustained an accident by
having the dims atoms!  destroyed.
r. Stew
nil ol Cal
the Cran
Oeorge G. Jewell, of Jaffray, pres
ident ot the Jewell Lumber Co., was
n the city Tuesday on company
V. Kimpton. J. II. Colqnholin, fiof
Windermere, and Miss M. Buttei'iield,
ol Wllmer, spent Sunday last at the
Contractors Geo. R. l.eaak & Co.,
wlll commence work on the foundation of the new Hanson block this
On Wednesday evoing after the ub-
nal work was over a social time was
enjoyed by the members.   This   was
more   especially     directed to be   in
l'hc   meetings    wlll be honor of those who took part iu the
5th, under the auspices recent pluy that they arranged "Alice
Two more lady lecturers under the
department ol agriculture will be
here un Mny 5th. Their subjects wll)
he, home nursing, and indoor domestic science,
held mi May
of the Cranlirook Woman's institute.
Wonderland".      A few games   of
  cards was played, a prise buing ,;iveti
A meeting ot baseball    enthusiasts to the highest scorer.     Miss Babbit
uf the Crow's Nest pass will be held carried this away it consisting   ol a
in the near future, when a league will book "In Memoriam", afterwards the
he formed, and a schedule ot games carpet was     rolled up and the place
to lie played announced.     Blatrmore, elenred Ior dancing.     There    was   a
Michel,  Fernie and   Cranbrook    wlll very large attendance , nnd every one
have teams iu the league.
There will he a meeting of the
Women',- Institute at. Mrs. Murga-
troyd's home next Thursday, May t.
thoroughly   enjoyed   themselves.
Rev Dr. Moore, the Held secretar
of the Mornl Reform Council will nd   Besides the election of officers there  etcd
dress a meeting     In   the   Method!, t, #111 he a mont   Interesting    reading night
Church Friday evening.
Chas. Ward,    ot     the
Agency left on Saturday
ness trip to tbe prairie provinces. He
will be away ahout three weeks.
The Knights of Pythias lodge auft-
dlstinct shock on   Tuesday
when Chancellor    Commander
I contest,    these to be of a humorous
! nature.    It is hoped that every mem-
CranbrooKI ,)M, wlll atteml
:in a busi-1 	
The    Independent Order of   Oddfellows will celebrate their   92nd anni
Joseph's school  Nelson.
Mr. John Anderson went to .affray Monday on business iu connection with hia laud in that vicinity.
Messrs. A. Pickering nnd R. E.
Eaton visited Oranbrook ou Friday
and Saturday.
Mr. F. J. Pnllanch, agent ol the
Teacher's and Pupils' encyclopaedia
was in town Inst Wednesday.
Mr. R. J. Brown, oi Vancouver,
agent for the Underwood Typewriter,
was in town on Tuesday.
Mi. and Mrs. Pearson and little
sou arrived last week from Foster
Mlle, Wis., and have taken up tbeir
residence- in one of the cottages on
Laurier avenue.
The many friends ot    Mrs. R. H.
llohart wlll he pleased     to hear she
Ib now recovering from ber tedious
Mc and Mrs. Hughes leave on th
jJrd of May for their intended visi
to tbe old country, returning to Ca
nada sometime in August.
Services under the auspices of the
Catholic Church was held inr tbe
school house on Sunday morning.
Father John, of St. Eugene Mission
officiating. ...
Clark's Moving Picture and Vaude-
Geo. Henderson, oi Bull River,
president, of the Bull River Power
Co., spent a few days in
this week on business.
Do you notice that verdue of all
kinds is very green and luxurious
this spring and that the crocuses are
J. M. Boyce handed in his resignation to thc iodise on account ol bia
departure to Edmonton to take up a
no: ition a foreman v.itii the C.P.R.,
he also held an important office as
representative to tbe Grand Lodge.
versary on Sunday by attending Mr. Boyce was moat cnorgotio and
Christ Church.     Service     will com- persistent in    his work ior the good
mencc at 4 p. in. All members are ol the lodge both in and out of the villo company gave very good en-
roquested to attend nt tho hall at I lodge room, and thc services he often j tertalnments to well filled houses on
p. in. Show up In strong force as rendered to help his brother officers ■ Thursday and Friday evenings ol
there Is a treat In store. wero alwnyp appreciated and his ab-liast week.     An excellent    orcboatra
  senco will he felt for some time   to' was in attendance and there was   a
The Lawn Tennis meeting that was come.    Out  loss Is     another   lodges dance after each performance.     This
gain was thc remarks ol those   who j company expects to show here every
were present. two weeks If    the patronage Is suffi
cient to warrant lt.
the city j to have beeu held on Thursday was
' postponed until thr coming week owing to so many other attractions heing in town. There have been many
enquires made In regnrd to this tennis club which goes to    show    that
about twice their nana! slM?   Looks ionce they got |t „„,,,,,.   way
good for crops.
W. F. Johnson
gaged ln
wbo     bas been en-
number of persons will wish to Join
A greatly daring    newspaper
Rev. C. 0. Main, ol Cranbrook oc-
On Tuesday    night the    lollowing CUple(! the pulpit of the Presbyterian
large: officers were appointed for tbe conv church on Sunday night and preach
ing term: jea; an     eloquent sermon        At   the
Hon. President  The    Pastor |elm o( the Bervtc(, th„ aacrame-t of
man j president  Frank C. Woods ;tn0 Lorn's sum)er waB ,,a.tak6Il 0, b
champ Clary, i Devotional  Mr. H.    Bronsden ! about     tweutv communion,*      *■■■
lT^.^.^_S5__^i_r^l^ «» Missouri*, thundered forth M.ss.onary  Mrs.   Hayward tlr .TSbSTSSTtook &
with great emphasis   to a query   ou  Literary and social   ...   Mr.   J. Peck service in Mr. Main's place In   Cran-
annexatlon:  "I don't wuut   to linnr j Citizenship    Mrs.    Powell | brook.
anything more about annexation nu-  Secretary  Miss Edith L'renl
mills, at Waldo
putting a blower attach- j „„„ jl|(lt interviewed
 n Luni'
returned   home
I til reciprocity has been put through.
Conductor Bromley,  who has heen
111 at the hospital lor tbe past month i And wmm „ na8   what thell?   B(,tt„r
has recovered, and    will shortly    be Mk rtlr ff||IrW| anu Messrs, Fielding
able to receive     the congratulations: aud paterson,
ul his many friends. 	
The School TTuTtees, have men; B KMa»* ,UM l,«eu »"aoved tu
employed in hauling soil to the| «'• bospltal_ thle wcekjiifterlng from
school grounds,
Treasurer  Mr
Correspondence Sec. ,
W. 0,  Adlard     a meeting of    tbe Base Ball Oluh
Mrs. T. SbaW|Waa halll   yeHt,rday t0   arrange   jo.
Organists  Miss Hlekenbotham regular practice and other lmstn.se.
Mr. V. Lundbom was appointed man-
which .will he seeded
nnd tn a few months wlll hnve a line!
lawn for the children to play on.
J. H. Wilson, W. P. Stodard, W. j
A, Parrot, G. L. Hughes, and (1.!
Lallochelle, all ol Vancouver were1
registered ut the Crnnhrook on 'Plies-
day ,
For full list of spring and Hummer
Killings, to the old country, apply
to the 0. P. 11. Ticket Agent, who
will he pleased to give any information as to rates, reservations, etc.
Sir Wilfrid grows more petulant as
he grows older. "I am going to
'.he coronation whether yon need me
there or not," he nays to the Canadian parliament     "Ho there!"
The V. M. 0. A. grounds were en-
dosfld with a neat picket fence this
week, tho ground will ho seeded to-
trnsa, which will improve the surroundings vory much.
The return cricket, match between
ocoinotivi department, and the car
diops wilt be plnyed this afternoon.
Iiu. game will he played on the ball
grounds.   "Come out and boost."
rheumatic lover. "Bob" has been
laid up for some two weoks, hut Is
now gradually getting worse, thus
necessitating hlc removal. It Is to
be hoped he will soon recover his
health. Boh is a good fellow well
liked hy everybody.
Mian E.   .'ooks
Minn  Macdonald
(From uur Special Correspondent,)
Mr.  Hoy Anderson     wept to Han-
hury  Thursday on  business.
Adnoy visited JunTuy on
Mi.  Harold    Darling
was a Wardner visitor
I.and  returned .
business trip ti
of Cranhrook
nu Friday.
li     Thursday
the east.
, Mcltan, of Klko,  visited
Green Inst week.
'I'he members of     the Court    Wild
llorsu,   Independent Order of Foresters met at lhe home ol Mib. Fowler
lust Mondny evening In honor of Mr.
and Mrs. Abar, who arc leucine    (or
the Northwest.     A     very enjoyable from
time was    passed.     Quite   a     large
gathering  being  present,    lioth    Mr.     Mil
and Mrs. Ahur    will he missed (rom' It. A
their circle ol friends.
  I    Mr. Geo. Powell
A   large  ami appreciative audience In town last week on business.
grootod "The Queen   of tbe     Moulin
Rouge" upon her arrival at the Au-     Mrs.  .lohn  Anderson     spent a few
ilitoiiiini on Thursday evening.    The dayn In Jnltrny this week.
music,  singing,  and dancing were a.-
ceptionally     good,     especially     tlo     Mrs. Ole Holme hns been quite
"Apache    linuce". The   management again this past week,
ol the Auditorium are to he congrnt
hinted upon securing ouch exceeding '    Mr. Dial no ol     Crnnhrook was
ager, and a committee of three consisting of Messrs. F. W. Burgess, D.
J. McDonald and W. Anderson was
appointed to choose a captain, three
nights a week were set aside lor
for practice, and as the hoys are
very enthusiastic wo may expect
wonderful things in bass ball circles
this summer.
A sad fatality occurred ou Monday
across the river whom men are working on the Kootonay Central Railway. A number ol men were busy
drilling a large rock, which broke up
sooner than thoy expected and before
all could Ket at a sale distance one
worker was struck on the head and
so seriously Injured that be died
soon afterwards. Tho body waa
I taken to Cranbrook on Thursday lor
of Cranhrook, was,Interment. The cans was peculiarly
sad sb the unfortunate man's brother
had just arrived from Italy on Sunday and started to work with him
on Monday morning.
Harmony Hull defeated   the Cubs
six to three,     Thursday night.    Th
game was   witnessed   hy upward   of church,
three hundred  well    pleased    specta- concerts
ly good productions.
The visit of tho Fernie Citadel
Hnnd wns not tho aucceaa thai. it. was
hoped II would be. The Band play
ed with theii usual effectiveness calling forth many words of praise from
thos, who listened to Its playing on
tbe streets, and yet, when In Ihc
Auditorium giving their
the attendance wns   very
, town Wednosdny on business,
Mrs. Wll! Hlmbroo and Miss Clark
were Cranbrook  visitors ou Monday.
Miss Hanoi llohnrt returned on
Wednesday from WiSdo. where »1> ■ bad
boon visiting with hor brothers.
Mrs. I'l. W.     Murray
Irom FoBtcrvllle,     Wla,,
arrived hero
to Join   her
discouraging lo the Chptain nnd his | husband here
| loyal helpers. Thoy hnd worked |
A quiet wedding was solemnized hard to make thc visit known, they
Thursday when Mr. A. M. Darnings,: lind caused to be printed what thc
and Mins Jessie E. Mckenzie, wore Fernie Hand Captain said waa the
united by the Rev. It. Hughes. The finest programme over prepared for
newly wedded couple wlll reside in any concert they had given all along
Oranbrook. tbe line and even through    Alberta;
Mr. F. W. Hurgess of the Clow's
Nest Pass Lumber Co., spent Sunday
with friends nt ('rnnbrook.
Mlsn Verio Martin lelt on Wednesday to resume    her    studies at St.
We Deal in Everything From
a Needle to a Locomotive   '
Joseph H. McLean
All kinds of Nuuoiul-Hanct Good*
P'ui'iiiluia a SPECIALTY
Sag*'! Old Stand, Hanson Ara
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