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Array "The Perfume of the
Lady in Black"
hy Gaston Lerou-
Staits   This   Week
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VOL.   17
(JRANBROOK, H.l!.. SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 1Mb, lull
No.  11
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ALL EYES ON KAMLOOPS
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WHY?
Two Transcontinental Railways, the Provincial Government and the
City of Kamloops are spending from $2,000,000 to $8,500,000 in and
around Kamloops this summer.
THERE'S A REASON
Great Transcontinental Railways like the C.KIi. nnd the C.N.R. know what thoy ure doing. The C.P.R. purchased 1250,000,00 worth ot property, to
enlarge ils simps, yards, and round houses at Kamloops.
WHY?
They realise thnt Kamloops is to he the logical and .ureal divisional point between the two great Western Cities -Calgary and Vancouver, situuted as
ii is mi the Thompson River, its future ivs u manufacturing centre is assured.
Why are lhe C.N.R. rushing their line down the North branch of the Thompson River and building a bridge costing 8260,000.00 over ihe Thompson
ftivor, to gel a site on the water front of the City of Kamloops?
II. in reasonable to come to the one natural conclusion—Kamloops with its presout population of 4,500 lo 5,000 people will double its population Within
Itftneu months und will have 15,000 in a few years: *
Thf Ir.ik Is ih.. original townsii." arc '."Id »i ;\ I.i"1' ti.;'-' 1'" ''"d tbey are practically tlie only vacant lots for sale. Lying south-east of tlie original
towiisite, it needs but A glance ut lhe City and its' environments lo realize Ilml:  -
THE BECKMAN ADDITION WILL .BE DEMANDED
WHY?
tt is the only direction in which there is room for the city to expand, and even ul the present time the houses are built right out to the border of
the Beclcnian Addition. Only 12 blocks from the highest priced property in the town, you can imagine how reasonable the prices of felo to $190 per
lol are, when you consider each lol is 50 foal in '.vjdth—tivice Ihe size of lots in the average residential addition. The terms ollered l-ft down and r.
per cent per mouth for in months place the opportunity for safe Investment, within the reaoh of all. Only half of the addition --every other lot—will
bs sold this year.    Thoy will last but a very short time.
SEEING IS BELIEVING
and after seeing the photos of the town and addition, which we will be pleased to show you ut our oftice, you, too, will believe and get in while
the selection is good.
THE  CRANBROOK  AGENCY  COMPANY
LOCAL AGENTS
F. E. Simpson, General Sales Agent, Kamloops, B.C. CRANBROOK    B C
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Speech  by A. S. Goodeve
Addresses Largely Attended Meeting at
Brockville—Baneful Effect of
Reciprocity
At ii largoly attended meeting held
at Brock villi; recently a MtsuiiitH.ii
was passed condemning tlie reciprocity agreement ns a serious menace to
the best interests of Canada and the
British empire. The resolution waa
unanimously adopted after listening
to addresses by three aide iteutenauts
ol R. L. Borden, the opposition leader at Ottawa, Richard Blum, M. p,
for I'eol; A. S. Goodeve, M. P. for
Kootenay; and Dr. Rold, M. P. for
Grenville. A few words were also agricultural
added by A. B. Donovan, M.P.P. and! provinces of
mountains with a score of beautiful
lakes and mighty rivers and waterfalls nave an unlimited supply of
electricity. A rich mineral soil tilled their valleys. Their slopes are
covered with the largest and most
com pact area of merchantable tim
ber on this continent. Her fisheries
account for -it per cent uf the total
value of the fisheries of Canada and
today she furnishes a home market
tor over |14,uui),i)00 of dairy aud
products for the other
anada "in addition    to
John Webster.
Referring to Mr. Qoodove's speech
the Brockvllle Times says "The
peroration of Mr. Goodeve was a
particularly splendid effort when In-
pleaded for a strengthening uf the
ties that binds Canada to the moth
er country, rather than to allow ourselves to drift away which will ultimately follow the operation of the
reciprocity pact."
Mr. GOODEVE.
Mr. Goodeve, M. P, for Koutenay,
B. C, followed in a rousing speech.
This is Mr. Goodeve's first term in
the Canadian parliament where he is
making his mark as a strong deba-
tur.. Previously he had a long association with provincial politics in
British Culumbia and had the honor
of being provincial secretary In the
first Conservative government of that
province. He dealt with reciprocity
in a masterly way, not in a party
sense, but rather from a broad, national standpoint, showing how it
will affect Canada as a whole. He
traced in au interesting way tbe his-
what she herself raises. Mr. Goodeve declared that reciprocity would
ruin tllis market for the rest of Canada by United States competition,
besides killing its natural development. The speaker traced the history of the National policy and its
beneficial effects upon Canadian trade
and commerce. He noted the failure
of the reciprocity cry uf the Liberals
in the election of '91, when once'more
the policy of progress and nationalism triumphed. Today iu 1-11, Canada once more comes to tbe parting
of the ways. From the tone of
American newspapers and the speeches of their public men there can be
only oue meaning from their standpoint, viz., tbc complete commercial
ami political union of Canada and
the United States.
Mr. Goodeve reverted for a few
moments to some of the arguments
that have been advanced by tbe government ou behalf of this remarkable, unexpected and almost complete
reversal uf the tlscal policy of Canada.     There     was no general demand
tory of Britisti Canada from the I for this change. It wus true that
landing of Champlaln in Hiiiu up to lowing to our vast and ever growing
confederation in 1867, dividing it in- trade, particularly in western Oana-
to four periods: (I) from IG08 to I da, there developed certain ditticul-
1760, French rule; (2) from 1760 to ties and abuses in connection with
1791, when representative and leglsla- the bundling uf that trade, particu-
tivo institutions were established; (3) Marly with regard to the grain and
from 1791 to 1840 when these institu-j cattle nnd meat, hut if proper action
tions slowly developed into responsible local self governments; (4) from
1840 to 1867 when representative government was fully established and
federal union finally accomplished the
natural result of the extended liberties of the people. Mr. Goodeve
took for his text a quotation from
the speech of President Tuft, delivered in placing the bill of reciprocity
before congress, in which he said
Canada had reached "the parting of
the ways." Continuing Uie president
said: "Tbey (Canadians) must soon
decide whether they are to regard
themselves as isolated permanently
from our market by a perpet.ua! wall
or whether we are to be commercial
friends." This was not tbe first, time,
Stated Mr. Goodeve that Canada has
come to the parting of the ways. In
the long tussle for confederation
there were men then as now, not
having thc broad grasp or national
spirit who preferred to trade locally!
with the United States. Some fav- ■
orcd annexation or commercial union!
but   the broader   minds   triumphed.
bad be_n taken when the matter was
brought to the attention of the government by tbe enactment of strict
regulations, rigidly enforced, in regard to grain elevators and tbe es
tabliahment of public abbatoire or iu
the on coil rage meut of private abbat-
olrs under government inspection
with au extension of refrigerator and
cold storage service, these abuses
might Imve been remedied.' Sir Wilfrid declared tu several delegations
who interviewed him during his west
cm trip thut there would be no alteration In the tarif! until ufter the
appointment of au expert commission
to make a thorough enquiry and the
hearing of all interests to be affected.
Mr. Goodeve carefully analyzed reci-
pi'oclty, showing its baneful eflect
upon the fruit industry uf British
Columbia and tbe grave possibilities
of materially lessening the price uf
Manitoba wheat. The value of the
Ilritish Columbia fruit crop lu 1.10
was $2,500,000. The imports of
nursery stock was a,770,470 trees and
plantB.        The acreage iu fruit   had
Again in 187u when British Oolumbla grown in ten years from IU,000 acres
was Invited to come Into confedera- to too.tiuu acres. We have all dilution and thus form an outpost on cultlos usual to a new country and
tbe Pacific ocean, there was the op- the establishment of markets for a
tlmlst and pessimist tlie one looking new industry.     At one blow the en-
far into the future, believing in the
destiny of Canada as a nation; the
other ready to take tbe line of least
resistence and the easier road, viz.,
trading with the United Stntes.
Again the broad principles and the
great pioneering principles of the
great pioneering sense of the Anglo-
Saxon people, when appealed to,
triumphed and British Oolumbla, one
of the largest and richest o,f our
provinces,     was added     to Canada.
tire protection is swept away and
the fruit growers placed at the mercy
of thc well established fruit growers
of California, Oregon and Washington. Nu consideration was given tu
the matter of protection to raw materials. He held that the American
states would be enabled to undersell
British Columbia in tbe markets of
our western prairies. Last year
British Columbia inputted |14,96_,-
904 worth of dairy and    agricultural
There were     men who felt that    the produce which should be supplied by
cost  would  be too  great;  men    who the other provinces of Cannda. Under
declared that     the small  population the  reciprocity  agreement  our  fruit,
of British     Oolumbla and the heavy he said,    will lie forced     out of our
burdens thnt    would be imposed    by own market and we iu turn will buy
tho building of thc 0. P. 11., was too! all  the    above agricultural  products
great an undertaking and it was held from  tho  Amer can  states.     This  is
thnt British Columbia was a sea ol
mountains. That was true, but mi
ture was so lavish in her gifts that
she had no room for the great natural resources iu that, province and
thus these mountains proved tu bo
the great storehouses containing tbe
wealth of precious metals, gold, sliver and cupper. The black diamonds which were to become the future source of vast Industries.   These
one instance of the loss of Interpro-
vlnclal trade, upon which we have
expended BUCh large sums of money
cum easl and west to north and
south, Shall Boston, New York,
Chicago, Minneapolis and San Francisco take the place of Halifax, Montreal, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Vancouver? Mr. Goodeve's plea for imperialism,   concluded   a      magnificent
B. (.. attracting Hear Shooters
Bear   shooting   throughout    British
Oolumbla re-opens witb  the close  of
tbe present mouth, and already    tlie
Provincial  Game  Warden,  as  well   uh
many of     tbe best   known  guidon  of
Oranbrook uud Pernio districts arc lu
receipt of numerous communications
from bl if gin ne hunters of HDuropo and
1 the  Kasteru   States,   preliminary    to
! the arrival  of  these  ploasuro-seokers
In person.     There is every Indication
that there will be an unusually huge
'number of hoar-hunters In the British
, Columbia     wilds this summer,    the
ISeason  being mure favorable    foi     a
; pleasant outing than the late Autumn
1 or   winter,     although tho bear    are
: naturally in lean eatisfactory  condition.
I Among the sportsmen who have
already arranged to enjoy thc sum-
mer hear shooting in British Colum
bia art:    Messrs. Charles Dana,   Q.
dill it in, and   Oharles    Loudln,   all
people   uf   prominence in the social
and professional life of Now York.
No decision has yet  been announced.
by the government -indeed the Attor-
ney Cruel al bus scarcely had time as
vet to consider tho subject—witb re-
hpect to the suggested declaration of
a closed season for black bear ou
Vancouver Island, which was urged
by Mr, Brewster of Alberni, during
the lust fortnight of the session. The
matter has been referred to t'bief
(lame Warden Bryan Williams, wbo
will report to Hon. Mr. Bowser his
views thereon.
It is reported that Mr. A. U. Fenwiek, of Fort, Steele, one of the must
experienced guides in the Kootenay
district, hns been engaged to take a
party of New York sportsmen to the
headwaters of White river, (or the
' purpose ot shooting bear. THK PROSPECTOR, CRANUROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA
THE PERFUME
01 IHE
LADY IN BUCK
By GASTON IEROUX,
Author of "Th. Nvstsry of Ib. Yellow
Room."
COPYRIGHT   1909. BY BKENTANO'S
The gripping qualities, of this
story reveal a gifted French author in hts best vein. While it
is a detective story ranking with
the Sherlock Holmes series, revealing further adventures of
Rouletabtlle. the sensational solver of mysteries, the narrative
also presents several character
studies of engrossing interest
-Rouleiabille, the bewildering
hero of "The Mystery of the Yel-
Ion Room, " who is here confronted by the nerve racking mystery
of "the body too many,'" Larson, the fugitive from justice
and master mind of the polished
criminals of two hemispheres,
who reveals himself only when
he wishes ta show where he is
not. and thc Lady in Black,
whose inspiring faith is unshaken by the unspeakable tragedies in which she is the central
figure. The dreadful power for
evil that can be exerted by a
perverted brain has never been
more clearly portrayed. The
heartbreaking test of the unfortunate son who realises that he
must kill his father, who has
never known his son, to save his
mother, whom he might never see
again, is a vivid portrayal of
some of the penalties of human
existence.      	
CHAPTER I.
SUFFERED
23 YEARS
Ctnstant Suffer* From Chron-
le Catarrh Rtllevad by
Parana.
Mrs. J. a
Bour 1 a nil,
-San : Saba,
.asas, writes
"For 23 yenrs
I was a con-
'taut sufferer
from chronic
catarrh. 1
had a severe inisory
aud burning
iii the tup
of my bend.
There was almost a con*
tinual dropping of mucus into ray
throat which
Caused frequent expectoration. My
entire system gradually became involved, nnd
oiy condition
grew worae.
I had an Incessant cough and frequent
attacks <A bi!i"ti- c-dw'. from wliiidi it
seemed I could nol recover. My bowel- also became affected, causing
alarming attacks ol hemorrhages, 1
tried mai y ■■ n ■■ ti - whioh gave only
temporary relief or no reliei at sli.
I at last tried Peruna. and in three
days I was relieved ol the bowel derangement. After u-qnti five bottle*
I was entirely cured. 1 most cheerfully recommend the u$» of Peruns
to  auy   cm.  similarly  afflicted."
Mrs   J. H. BourUnd.
A foredoomed Marriafle.
pZHriE marriage or M. Roberl Oar
I ll MC llIlU Mlle Mntbllde SlilIi"
j 1 I gerson took place In Purls at
1 * i tbe Church or St. Nicholas du
Chardounet on April ti, 18U5. everything conuecled with the occasion being conducted In the quietest tashiou
possible. A little more than two years
bud rolled by since ibe events which I
have recorded in u previous volume—
events so sensational thai It Is not
Bpeukiug too strongly to say that uu
even longer lapse ot time would Uut
hnve bullieed to blot uut tho memory
ot tbe ruinous "Mystery of the Yellow
Boom."
In this nl most unknown narlsh it
was easy enough to maun..... lhe utmost privacy. Only n few trlonds of
M, Durzao aud Professor Slongerson,
ou whose discretion tbey felt assured
that thoy might rely, luul been invited.
] had the honor to be une ul lhe number.
1 reached Ihe church early, aud naturally my lirst t boughl was to look
for Joseph Itouleialdlle. I was BO I no-
whal surprised ut nol seeing bim; but.
having uu doubt tlmt lie would arrive
shortly, I entered the pew already occupied by II. Henri Hubert und II. Andre Hesse, wbo lu Ibe (pilot shades of
the little chapel exchanged in undertones reminiscences of lbe strange affair ui Versailles, which ihe approaching ceremony brought tu their memories.
"I never felt quite easy about Uobert aud Muthllde." be said, "uut even
after the happy leruilmitloii of tbe affair at Versailles," said Uenri-Robert,
"until I knew that the Information uf
the deatii of Frederic Lnrsun had been
officially coutlrmed. That man was a
pitiless enemy."
it will be remembered perhaps by
renders of "The Mystery of tbo Yellow Room" thnt a few months after
the acquittal of ibe professor In Sor-
bonne there occurred the terrible catastrophe of l.a Durdngne, a transatlantic steamer ruuhlug betweeu Havre
uud New .ork. In the broiling heat
ot a summer night upon the const of
the new world Lu Durdogne had
cuught lire trom an overheated boiler.
Pefore help could reach her tbe steamer was utterly destroyed. Scarcely
thirty passengers were a hie to leap
Into the life bouts, and these were
picked up the next day by a merchant
vessel, winch conveyed them to lhe
nearest port. For days thereafter the
ocean cast up on the beach hundreds
ot corpses, and among these tbey
found i.arsnn.
J be papers which were found carefully hidden in ilie clothing worn by
the dead man proved beyond a doubt
his idem iiy. Muthllde Btuogerson
was at last delivered from this mon-
Bier of a buxbnud to whom, through
the facility of |hp American laws, she
had given ber bund In secret In the
unthinking ardor of girlish romance
This wretch, whose real name. Record*
lng to court records, was Halluieyer
and wbo bad married her under tbo
name of dean Roussol, could no longer
rise like a dark shadow between Ma
thllde and tbu man whom she bad
loved so long and so well without daring to become bis bride, in "The
Mystery of the Yellow Room" I have
related all the details of this remark.)
ble affair, one of tln» strangest tvlihli
hat over been known In tbo initial* or
tho court of nami7.ea nnd which without doubt would hnve had a ovist
truth" denntiment had It not been for
the extr.iordliiary pari played "V a
boy reporter, scarcely eighteen years
old, Joseph Roulelabille, wbo was the
only one to discover thai Krederlc
Ijirsan, Ilie celebrated secret service
ogent, wi.s none other than Unllnieyor
himself,
"You see, my dear fellow," aald M,
Henri Robert to M, Andre Hesse,
"you see. In Ibis world one can always
find lho bright side. Hoe how beautifully everything has turned out, oven
the troubles of Mlle. Stuugcrsou, But
why nre you constantly looking
around vou? Do you expect any oneV"
"les     I expect Frederic i.arsan "
M. Benrl-Uobert laughed.   Rut 1 felt
no inclination to Join tn his nnrth.
"What's the matter, Sainelalr?"
whispered M. Henri Robert, who uo~
ticed my expression. "Qesse was only
joking."
"I don't know auytblng about it." 1
answered. And 1 looked attentively
around mo. as M. Andre IIesse bad
doDe. And indeed we bad believed
Larsan dead so often wbeu he was
known as Balltueyer (hat it seemed
quite possible tbat be might be ouce
more brought to life in the guise of
Larsan,
"Here comes Rouletabille," remarked II, Henri-Robert. "I'll wager that
be Isn't worrying."
The young reporter joined us ond
pressed our hands iu au ubseutmlnded
manner.
"Good morning. Sainclnir. Good morning, gentlemen, 1 am not late, 1
hope?"
It seemed to me that bis voice trembled.    He  left our pew Immediately
and withdrew to a dark corner, where
, l.e knelt like a child aud prayed.   His
fervent devotion astonished uie.   When
[ he raised tils bead tils eyes were tilled
with  tears.    He did  not even  try to
: hide  them.    He  was lost completely
. In his prayers and. one might Imagine,
; iu bis grief.
j Uut what could be the occasion of
j bis sorrow? Had not (he good fortune
i of Mathllile Stuugcrsou uud Robert
j Uar/.ae been lu a great measure
brought about by Ills efforts? Perhaps
from Joy that he wept. He rose Irom
i his knees aud was hidden behind a
j pillar.
j     And (be next moment Muthllde Stan-
• gerson   made   her  entrance   Into  the
j church  upon  tbe  arm ol   her fat ber.
I Robert   Hlirzuc  walking behind  them.
: Ah,  the drama  ol   the   llkimlier  had
i  been a sorrowful one tor in        three!
; I'.nt. strange as it may seem. ..t.uliilile
Staugerson   appeared   only   the   more
beautiful fur all  thai she had passed
through.   True, she was no longer tho
beautiful sttttue, the living marble, the
ancient goddess, the cold pagan divlul-
BabyNeaiiy
Died with
Itchin^U
Mn. M. C. Maltiand. of Jasper
Out., toils ln tbo folluwlng letter of
hor child'* rr>mar___lo ouro by tho
C_U__r_ __u__»<i-_s:
" When my boy wu -bout thrw monthi
old liU :.•■•.; tnukii .... wm. & ;_.:. wldcli
wftj Tory Itchy ti:«l mu r watery Bun, wi
tried ivtrythini ws could :._t hi i_i worn
■ii Ui" tUM, till It -.-.._, to till ii::;.-. ,i ti.
t:.'1 then to lili ci.it. body. Re irut $t>
_<J imi i.r • ant' Lear dyuif. 'J t.e wli
Would ltd. Hj Uni ... would iCT.tctl till
th* Mood ran aiA a thin yellowlih Muff
would _<; til ovtv hli plhuw tn tha mum-
Inf. I had to put mlttvna on lib hand* to
prevent h_n te_rir.e bit _kln. Ho waa tl-
moil _ i-'Mon ___ 11a Utile hauls werc
thln Like clawi.
"He wm bid about fight monthi when
we tried Cutkur* lu-raedit.. 1 had not
laid him down In his cradle In the daytime for a long while. I washed him with
Cuticura Soap and put on one application
of Cuticura Ointment and he wan *o
•oothed that he could sImo. Yuu don't
know how glad I waa he frit better. It
took one box of Cuticura OIntroeiit and
pretty near one cake of Cuticura _oa^ to
cure tilm. I think our boy would have
died but for thn Cuticura JUmedlM and 1
•hall always remain t firm friend of them,
He was cure-I more than twenty yean ego
and thnre l.a_ b*_a no rot urn of tlie
trouble."
(Sfcnedj Mao. M. 0, Mami-am-.
Jm.*-, Out.
No more r-onvlnrlnj; proof of tht* i"Ml-
eory and economy of the cmii urn Rem-
•dies could be riven, a.h in thii Initinee,
a iln_le cake of Cuticura Boap and Ux ot
Cuticura   Ointment   nre   often   lUQlcleot,
flold throuxhout the world. Potter Drui
A Ghent, Corn. Hf-lu l'ropi., tlo-Ion,
_. fl. A.   Bend for fr^ Cutkura Booldd
tn mk.li and w-io -__*»__
sf^     RSODN\
//IN AlLCOUNTRIFS^\
ffutici™
V* OINTMENT
ty. who nt the official functions at
which her father's position hud forced
ber to appear had excited u Mutter of
admiration win-never she was seen. It
seemed, ou the iciitran. that tute iu
making her expiate fot so iimn.v long
years uu iuiprtideuce committed iu
early -youth . bud cast ber Into tbe
depths of mildness and despair, only
to tear away the mask ot stone which
hid from eight tbe tender, delicate spirit. And It was this spirit which shone
forth ou ber wedding day, lu the
sweetest and most charming smile,
Hpl_yl_g*on»bet curved dps. biding in
her eyes, tilled with pensive bttppUtfSS
j and leaving its impress on her fOre-
' head.
I     But  what I shall always remember
| is tbe strange expression  which came
over   her   visaye   when   she   looked
: through tbe rows or faces in the pews
" without  seeming lo discover the  ouo
1 she sought.    In a moment she had regained  ber composure and   was mla-
I tress ot   herself once more     She  tiad
1 seen   Itouletabllie   behind   his   pillar.
' She smiled at him and my companions,
aud  I smiled lu our torn
"She has the eyes ot a mtld woman!"
I turned to see who spoke Ihe heartless   words.      It   was   a   poor   fellow
whom  Roberl   I'nr/.nc out of kindness
•  had  made his assUianl  in the lit bora
j lory at the Sor bonne.   The man was
named   Brlguolles  and   was  a  distant
j cousin of i ne bridegroom,    1 n ngo
j he hud lost both father and mother
He bad neither brother nor Ulster and
! seemed to have broken off all inter-
! course wiili his native province, from
j which he bad brought an eajjer desire
, for success, an exceptional ability to
work and a strong Intellect.
1    One beautiful   morning In  the pre
I ceding    spring    and   consequently    a
i year after the occurrences It) the yellow room  i'ar/ac had presented  Brt-
■ guoltes  to  his pupils.     The new assistant   had   come   direct   from   kit,
i  where be had been a tutor tu ihe natural sciences and where he had com
milted somp fault nf dlsHn'lne which
had caused his dismissal.   l>ur_ae was
suffering from tbe reaction following
the strong emotions which bad nearly
weighed   bim  down  at  the Qlandler
and at the court of assizes.    We remarked that  from the day that  Brt-
gnolles came to bim   Brlguolles, whose
friendship should have been a precious
solace—the   wpakuess  of   M    Duntac
seemed    to    Increase.    However,     we
were   obliged    t"   ackuotvlrdgp   that
, Brlgnolies was not to blame for ihnl
. fur   two  unfortunate  and   unforeseen
ncrtdents had occurred lu the course
i of   some   experiment)*   w id, Li    wntiid
! have net'tued on the face of (hem uni
ot nil dangerous.    The fir.il  resulted
j  from   the   unexpected  explosion  of  a
Gesster    tube.    The    second,    which
|  might   have    beeu   extremely   grave,
I  happened  through the explosion of a
tiny lump agalust which Durzac was
'  leaning.
At the lime of tbe second accident I
l   was   present,    having   come   lo   seek
;  l.urzno nt ihe BorUoune.   I myself ted
| our friend to u druggist and then to a
doctor, and 1 begged Brlguolles when
I he wished to accompany us to remain
! at his poat. On ihe way Durante asked
why | had wounded the poor fellow's
feelings   I told bim tbat I did not care
for Brignolles' society for tbe abstract
reason (but I did not like bis manners
and  for the concrete reason ou this
special occasion tbat 1 believed bim to
be responsible for (be accident.   Durzac demanded why I thought so, uud
I did not know bow to answer, und be
laughed.
My suspicions of Brignolles were
doubtless ridiculous. All the same, 1
was so strongly prejudiced against tbe
young man thut 1 blamed bim for tbe
slow improvement iu Durzuc's physical condition. At the beginning of the
whiter Durzac bad such a bad cougb
that I entreated him to ask for leave
of absence nnd to take a trip to tbe
Midi, The physicians advised San
iteuio. He went thither, aud u week
later be wrote us lhat he felt much
better. "I can breathe here," be wrote.
"When I left Paris 1 seemed to be
slitting."
This letter guve me much food for
thought, and I look Itouletabllie luto
my confidence.
He agreed with me (hat It was a
most peculiar coincidence tbut Durzac
was so 111 wbeu Brlguolles was witb
bim and so much better when be aod
his young assistant were separated.
The impressijii that (his wns actually
the fact was so strong in my mind
thnt I would on no account have permitted myself to lose sight of Brlguolles. No, Indeed: I verily believe
that If be had attempted (o leave Purls
I should have followed him.
Durzac returned home at ihe end of
four weeks almost completely restored
to health. IIis eyes, however, were
still weak, und he was under the necessity of (iiklng the greatest cure of
them. Itotiictuhille aud myself bud resolved to keep a close watch ou Brlguolles, but wtt were satisfied (but
everything would he right when we
were informed that the mug deterred
m&rrlage wits lo occur almost Immediately uud that Durzac would lake
his wife away on a long honeymoon
irlp tar irom I'nris-uud from Brlguolles.
And now we all-a dozen or so persons were gathered in (be sacristy.
lln- witnesses signed the register, nnd
the rest ot us congratulated lbe newly
wedded pair. 'I tie sacristy was yet
more dlsmai thnn the church, uud 1
might haw ibought that It was ou uc-
• oimi iti ibe darkness Hint 1 could not
perceive Joseph ItuuieluUlllo, But us-
su redly he was uoi there. .Muthllde
had already asked tor him twice, and
Dannie requested mo to go ami look for
hlin I did su, but he hnd disappeared.
When lliu bridegroom brought this
news to hi* wile she appeared to be
botli pained uud anxious. Shu culled
lue to hei side and wild:
"M> deal .M Htllliclalr, you know that
we ure lo take the train lu I wo hours.
Will you Iniui up our Utile trleud and
bring bim to mu and tell hlin lhat bis
hi range be hit Viol1 Is grieving mu very
much'/"
And I began a Wild gutise ehflFO after
Itouletabllie, Bill i hpp«iiiyd at lhe
Bill I Ion without him. Neither III bis
borne nor at (he ulllre ot ids paper
nor tit the Cllfu du Itarreiiu. where (he
necessities of ids work often culled
bim at this hour ot lhe day, could I
lay tuy hand on hint,
There was three minutes yet before
the departure of the train, But no
Itouletabllie, We were alt ho grieved
uud moreover so surprised tbat we re-
BUY COCKSHUT   DRILLS
 « THE FRAME WITH ONE BEAM INSURES A STRONG FOUNDATION.
; mnlned on  the platform,  looking at
j  Mme   Durzac. Without thluKlng to wish
her a  pleasant journey     She cast a
\ long glance upon the .piny, and at tbe
! moment that the speed ot tbe train begun to accelerate, certain UOW that she
j was not to see her "little trleud" again,
j she threw mean envelope from the cur
window.
"For him," she said.
And almost as though moved by an
Irresistible impulse,  her face  wearing
au  expression of something that resembled terror, she added In u tone
! so strange thai I could not help recalling the horrible rjwmi lies ol Brignolles:
"Au revoir  mv In ts   or adieu."
(To be continued.)
RHEUMATISM CURED
TO STAY CURED
Liniments  of   No  Avail -The  Trouble
Must be Treated Through
Thl  Blood
This article is Intended ns n talk to
the man or woman with rheumutlsm
who wants to be cured.    Not merely
relieved, not halt cured, but actually
cured.    The most   i  rheumatic   but-
ferer can hope (or hi rubbing .onto-
thing on the swollen netting joints is
a little relief.    And all the while the
trouble is becoming more (irmly seated       Medical   authorities   now    know
that  rhoumattstn    is   rooted in    the
i blood, ami that while rubbing on liniments or hot fomentations may give
temporary relief, they cannot possibly
cure   you must go to the root of the
trouble  in  the  blood.    That   is  why
Dr.  Williams'  Pink  Pills cure rhou-
matlsm.   They make new, rich blood,
which expels the poisonous acid, and
the rheumatism   disappears.     There
arc  thousands of former    rheumatic
sufferers in Canada, now    well    and
, strong, who thank Dr. Williams' Pink
, Pills that they arc now free from the
'■ aches and pains ami tortures of this
dreaded trouble, Mr, Joseph Ludding-
tou,  New  Harbor, N.S., says: "Some
; three years ago my wife was stricken
with  rheumatism,    and    suffered    so
1 much that we despaired of her ever
getting well again.    At lirst she was
I able  to go  about,  but  in spite of all
! we did for her she grew so bail that
, we had to lift her in and out of bed
and  finally  the pain grew so excruciating that we could only move her
litth by li tt e, with the sheet under
her.    Finally we were induced to get
! Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills for her.    I
do  not  remember    just    how    many
: Iwxes she took but I do  know  that
j they   were   the   lirst medicine that
reached the disease, and that she continued to improve Until she was again
; as   well   as ever,  and  could  do  her
household work.    To us it is simply
marvellous what Dr.  Williams' Pink
| Pills did for her and we are glad to
I give this testinonial in the hope that
■ it will  benefit some other poor suf-
j ferer."
j Dr. William's Pink Pills are sold
I by ull medicine dealers or will be
I sent by mail at 50 cents a box or six
i boxes for $2.50 by writing Tlie Dr.
; Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,
Out.
Orange blossoms at the altar; then
orange bitters.
"Beg pardon, liia'm," said the butler, "but your son lias just eloped
with the parlormaid. "Oh, that isn't
so bad," replied Mrs. Uppson. "He
might have eloped with the cook—
and 1 never could have replaced
her."
Shi/ohsCitir
anickly stops coughs, corw colds, heals
is  throat and lungs. -   •   •  26 cud,
Nervous Party—"The train seems to
be travelling at a fearful paee,
ma'am."
Elderly Female—"Yns, ain't it? My
Bill's a-drivin' of the ingin, an' 'e
can make 'er go when 'e's got a drop
o' drink in 'im."
Blekle's Antl-ConRumptive Syrup Is an
unparalleled remedy for colds, coughs,
influenza and iUhpohph of the throat and
lutiRH. The tame of the medicine rests
upon years of successful use In eradicating these affections, and in protecting
mankind from the fatal ravages of consumption, and as a neglected cold leads
to consumption, one cannot be too careful to tight lt in its early stages. Dickie's
Syrup Ih the weapon, use it.
A short time since a Mr. Knott was
tried in an interior county of Georgia
for a violation of Inw. The verdict of
the jury was: "We find the prisoner
Knott guilty." Tlie judge was at a
loss whether to sentence or not.
Minard's Liniment relieves Neuralgia
Master—Well, say I'm owny from
home.
John-All riglit, sir. And I'll just
light one of your best cigars. He'll
he more likely to believe me then.
Tuberculosis
Plenty of fresh air,
sleeping out-doors and a
plain, nourishing diet ar*
all good and helpful, but
the most important of
all is
Scott's Emulsion
It ia the standard treatment prescribed by physicians all over the world
for this dread disease, It
is the ideal food-medicine to heal the lungs
and build up the wasting
body.
rOR SAM BY ALL DRCOOISTI
■••- IV, asm* ot puper an. _.U ai far
our _umitir.il fluting. Ilnnk mud OiilM*■
■k»loh Ih.uk. _Uoh balk aoaUlM a *****\
LmI ttaamt,
SCOTT * BOWN1
IM W«l_Mto» Sl.. Waal, TwH, 0__
j       HOW CURRELLY ROSE.
.anadian Archaeologist Went In For
Many  Line, of Work.
■    It is oftentimes a curious a_id in.
herestlug study to trace out the chain
>f circumstances by which some men
ittain to positions ol prominence in
I  lie WoTtd.   Tbat tbeir SUCCedi in many
•uses   is    due    apparently    to   some
•haiic tii111 ol lhe wheel ol fortune U
: matter ol common observation,
;     In   the  ense  o|  Charles Trick  Cur-
Telly, who, at the comparatively early
nge uf liiirtv hmr, holds the important
1 position of Director o! the new Arch-
|ueologieai Museum of Uie University
ol Toronto, and Is himscll an arohneo<
: "gist ol International lame, his whole
areer,  io  (ar  as  it  concerns  itsell
with bis chosen calling, depends on
the eccentric purchase one dny iu „
. London   shop   ol   u   little   Kgyptiau
linage
To get the story from 111. own lips
_ue must visit him in what will hj
, thfl   SOUllo  ol  his   luture  labors.    Tho
Museum, ol winch only the basement
, has   been   completed,   is  still   in   a
>haoUc  condition,   and   the   visitor
, must noeda climb ov.-r piles of earth
nnd make hi- way awkwardly tlm-ugh
ii window  in order to reach the tin-
Malted  portion of the building.    Hero
Mr. Currelly,  who, by the way. haa
I only   recently  come   to  Toronto   trom
Umdou  to take  up   his   permanent
residence, is to be found suiH.Tin.eiid-
ig   tbe  Initial   work of getting  the
lace in shape for the reception of
his treasures. A man of so'.id bui'd
nnd medium height, he has the cultured speech and the conversational
•barm of one who has long heen as-
ioolated with men of intellect and
irtistic ability. Added to this is a
lotlceable enthusiasm tor his work,
j .vhich betrays itself in thc earnestness
vfth which he speaks ot his plans.
Ami now to trace out the curious
-itain of incidents which have been
instrumental In bringing him to his
ireseut enviable position. Born at
ICxeter, Ontario, in 18"_, ol a family
•.hich can trace its descent back to
i refugee Lombard lumily Irom north-
' rn Italy, he inherited an artistic
temperament, wlileli will account in
gome degree for his subsequent career. He was entered at Victoria
University in 1S!M, and, strangely
•nough, took up the natural science
■ourse of the University of Toronto,
tuijying under Professors Ramsay
Vright and Coleman. Following
'raduation in 1898 he undertook lay
missionary work in the Dauphin district of  Manitoba  on  behu'f ol  the
lethodlst Church, but, realizing the
imitations of his training and his
lack ol reading, h_ returned to Victoria at the end of two years and entered upon the study of philosophy,
l>olitical science, Greek and H -brew.
In this work he was brought into
close touch with Prof. Mavor, who
suggested thut he should go to France,
aud, to secure his doctors degree, investigate how much the conflict of thc
force, ol the Church and Socialism
was influencing the working clashes.
With the object in vie* of becoming
for thc purpose n journeyman wood*
•arver, he set out for tlie continent.
Up to this point nothing out of the
ordinary had happened. He reached
London, where he purposed staying
for a week and discussing his work
with Prince Kropotkin, whom lie had
known for some time. One day he
chanced tc notice in the window of a
London shop a little Egyptian figure.
He knew something about the subject
■f Egyptian antiquities, having heen
interested in a collection of curios
Wliich Mr. Wulter Massey had once
brought back to Toronto, and, deeming the image valuable, he purchased
it and put it in his pock.t. A little
later he was wandering through the
Ilritish Museum and quite accidentally became engaged in conversation
with an old gentleman. Drnwing his
handkerchief Irom his pocket, the
image rolled out. The old gentleman,
to whom he thereupon snowed it,
was much interested, nnd they began
to talk about Egypt. To this chance
conversation Mr. Currelly owed the
introduction he then received to the
great Egyptologist, Prof. Flinders
Petrie. The old gentleman was a controlling force in the Egypt Exploration Fund, of which Petrie was the
active head. In half an hour from
the time he met Petrie he was offered
tho position ol thc explorer's assistant. Prince Kropotkin, with whom he
discussed the proposal, advised him tu
accept it, and in this way his caracr
as au nrchaeologist began.
As an archaeologist Mr. Currelly
has had a distinguished career. He
was personally responsible (or severa'
ol the more important discoveries nf
recent years.
Soldiers In Street Sieget.
Street skirmishing* is n raro exper
mice for Tommy Atkins. Still, w
hnd the Guards out for the Gordon
Riots in 1780; we had the Coldstream
ers surrounding at dark, in 1820, the
house in Oato street where some ten
conspirators plotted to murder hn
Majesty's Ministers; and only a Jew
years ago we had street skirmishing.
sieges in miniature, nnd thn decisive
"Ready! Present! Fire!" in Belfast
streets.
Not often do our cavalry get ii
chance, as the 16th Hussars did at
Tonypandy; but our Household
troops have more thun onco been
called out to check the energies of
metropolitan mohs—notably during
the great Dock Strike in 188!). Hut
it was as a consequence of their
work in quelling the disturbances of
1810 that the Life (.minis were nicknamed "The Piccadilly Butchers."
And yet another cavalry regimen!
owes its nickname to the chances of
street warfare—namely, tlie King's
Dragoon Guards, who wero called out
during the trade riots at Manchester
and Blackburn some sixty five years
ago, ami have boon since called "The
Trades Union."
FOR
"Lucky Lambton."
Ro Sir Hodworlli Luniblon lins olton
boon polorrwl lo on account o! his
iiiiiny extraordinary escapes Irom
death, and tho nickname will he
revived nnw that I.luly Meux has he.
quaathod to him ilOO.OOO and the
reaidue of her estate. One of tho
conditions ol the hequeat, however, is
that he must assume the name and
arms ol Meux within a year. Bir
Hcdworth joined the service as a hoy
ol lourteen, and was present at tho
bombardment of Alexandria and the
llnltle of Tcl-cl-Kcbir. It is in
connection with thu sicj,'e uf I.ndv-
smith, however, that he Is especially
noted, Sir George White deacribing
him aa the "life and aoul ol tho
garrison."
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W. R. Holt, the galloping reporter,
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ol good reporting.
"A good reporter," he said, "should
he able to handle a man as an as-
astronomer handles a telescope—that
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Stern Necessity
"I cannot live but a week longer
without you,"
"Foolish talk, Duke. Flow can you
lix upon n specific .length of time?"
"Ze landlord lix on it, miss, not 1."
* or Ohio Cot or Touroo, I „
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It Bidi Pain Becone.—When neuralgia
rarku the nerves or lumbago cripples the
back is the time to test the virtues of
Dr. Thomas' (.electric Oil. Well rubbed
in it will still the pain and produce a
sensation of ease and rent. There is
nothing tike it as a liniment for its curative properties are great. A trial of it
will establish faith in it.
He—"D'you  think   you  could  sing
'For ever and ever?' "
'She—"Well, I don't think so.   I'm
only down here for the week-end."
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I signa-
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Take Uall'a Family Nils for conitlpaUO-.
In   Insectland
Jim   Cricket—Any   new   resolutions
Mr. Cabbage Bug—Yes, indeed, old
man; I have turned over a new leuf.
Sore, Throat is no trifling ailment.
It will sometimes carry infection to
jiho enire system through tho food
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"What makes tho crowd gather so
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"Oh, vulgar curiosity, I suppose.
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Corns cause much stin>ring hut Hoi-
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and  _at inflict ory   relief.
Nurse-Your knees are nil scratched
again, Tommy. Vou must learn not
to pull tho cat's tail. Tommy. Bobby
says I must learn to pull it quickly
and lot go."
Mra.Hutton—"Wo are organizing a
piano club, Mr. Flatleigh. Will you
join us?"
Flatleigh.—"With pleasure, Mrs.
Hutton! What pianist do you propose to club first?
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By KEITH GORDON.
The girl on lbe porch Inld ner book
face downward beside ber, a faint,
ikeptlial smile visible about ber mouth.
"Uow do JOU go about It?" was tbe
questlou that ber eyes asked of tbe radiant landscape. "I l'i all very well to
aay tbat a wouinn. If she baa not a
bump upon ber back, may marry wbotn
•he will, but bow would she go about
ItV"
The scratching of a match broke Ibe
stillness, and her medltittlons were suddenly precipitated from the general to
tbe concrete. She glanced where a
atan'a form bulked in oue of tbe huge
wicker chairs. With his hand forming
a screen be wns lighting a fresh cigar,
seemingly oblivious lo everything lo
life except thut aud a Journal ou engineering which Iny In his lap.
lie was ber brother's beat friend,
and she had knuwii hnn for years, not
with much satisfaction, It musl be confessed, sluce be wns notoriously a
"inuu's until." Ilviug In a man's world
•nd regarding tlie rustle of feminine
skirts with something of Ihe same feeling thnt he did tbe bumming of a mosquito.
But he wns good to look upon-ao
good lhat a sudden, quick resentment
•hot through her benrt at bis Indifference. It nssumed the likeness of a personal affront, a sort of Insult to ber
■ex. It would serve him rlgbr If some
girl should Just make up her uilml to
marry him und do It, too, before he
knew what be was ulioiit.
Meanwhile he hml tossed away Ihe
match and picked up the Journal again
as imperturbnhly as If he were alone,
a pair of half Indignant eyes watching
him wiih a combination of pique and
amusement.
It certainly would serve bim right.
ber thoughts ran on, If some lady
ahould Just wind him round and round
ber linger, mnke bim fetch and carry
at ber beck and call, reduce bim to a
perfect musb of sentiment. Something
ln ber steady gaze caused bim to move
uneasily, tbeu look up.
"Did you speak?"
He had the perfunctory manner of a
person who know- he must keep guard
over himself or he will be guilty of
some remissness. A heroic resolution
to do bis duty wns visible In bis face.
"No," she drawled, "I didn't speak.
But If you don't mind very much I
think I wlll. I'd like lo usk you, for
Instance, If you have ever bad a ladles' day?"
"A ladiea' day?" be repeated help
lessly, shaking on* bis eyeglasses witb
a characteristic movement, while his
tormentor watched htm aa If he bad
been some sort of specimen that she
bad Impaled upon a pits. Then a light
dawned upon bim.
"You mean sucb as tbey have at the
clubs—a duy when the place Is given
up to your sex and other matters go
to the wall? Well, no. I don't know
that I ever had."
"Don't you think It Is lime?" the
ventured,
•Tosslbly," be ndniltted. but be still
beld the Journal lo a way tbat suggested a well uigb uneuminerahle desire to return to It. She stretched out
ber band, lleiuctuntly be banded It
over.
"Pld II ever occur to you," she asked
blandly, "that tbe crenture wbo tempt.
ed Adam so successfully, wbo la at
tbe bottom of everything, aa It were,
must be as-as Intricate ts your old
engineering problems?"
"I have always considered Adam
weak, very weak," was bis evasive an-
•wer. "Men areu't like that nowadays."
At these boastful words a resolution
that bad been taking form Id ber mind
became full fledged. She waa Inspired
with Ihe sense of a mission. Her
neglected aex ahould Hod an avenger
la ber.
"Vou think yon wouldn't have eaten
of the apple, then?"
There wns a new note In ber voice.
It was at tbe same time a challenge
•nd an appeal.
As If it were something absolutely
new It came lo bis mlud Ibut girls
were delicate, helpless creuiures, and
a wave of tenderness for Ihe aex awept
over bim. Still he was very positive
tbat he wouldn't have eaten the apple,
■nd something in the soft, babyish, yet
depeudeut wuy In which she looked at
bim caused hlin lo explain at great
length why.
"Haa tulked fifteen mluutea by tb*
clock," she was thinking In hlgb glee,
but outwardly she was all deferential,
honey aweel attention.
"I'm sure he wouldn't bave yielded
If he'd been like you!" was ber earnest
comment when he finished speaking,
•nd at Ibe words he wus conscious of
■ pleaaant expanslreuess, u caressing
■ense of satisfaction as delightful aa
It waa unusual. It wus as If he were
growing taller, brooder and more •*■
verely strong before ber very eye«.
"Oo back to your reading. I'm not
going to bother you another minute."
She Jumped up nnd, laying ber hand
on bla arm, llnlshed Ingenuously: "You
ion't mind my bothering you, do youi
A girl gets so tired of woman talk! A
that like this Is like a plunge In a cold
Btream." And she vanished Into th*
houae and scurried to her room, where
•be threw a kiss lo her Image In the
mirror, with the remark, "You're doing
well for a beginner, my love."
Down ou the broad plant th* man
bad returned lo the closely printed col
umns before bim, but after a naif hour
be gave up.
"I'm stale," be mnrmured, throwing
the pinier on tbe table, "Wonder
Where's she gone. Never before milled bow Interesting she Is—for ■ girl.
Had I ever bud a ladiea' day? Umphl
Tbat was funny!" And be smiled at
lh* recollection of It
1'or Ihe next two or three daya ah*
•voided bim as much as possible.
"I must give hlin plenty of line," she
decided craftily, "und never let bim
inspect tbat he's taken lb* bait"
On tbe third day be proposed ■ long
tramti to ber.
"You don't want a silly thing Ilk*
me," she protested, witb modest self
depreciation. - "I can't talk about
bridges and 'buttresses hnd culssoual
und all those Interesting things thnt
you kuow ubout. 1 shall only bore
yon."
"Wbaf was It you aald tbe other
iiy nbourrhe crenture that tempted
Mara?" was hia laughing reply. "Perhaps I want to take up a new line of
study."
"I Just made him think I was tb*
most dependent thing that ever lived."
she confided shamelessly to ber mirror tlmt night. "My timid little feet
could scarcely get over the ground
without help, and as for climbing
fences"—
She went off Into a peal of laughter
aa she renieuilK>rcd how solicitous he
had beeu about her getting over •
fence thnt was lu their way—aud she
who could turn a handspring aa well
as either of her brothers!
"Of course I couldn't do It If I really
liked bim," she murmured. Then th*
girl In the mirror averted ber face
quickly. "I'm Just going to give biro •
mucb needed lesson, you know," she
went on. Thla time the girl looked Into
ber eyes for u moment. After that ah*!
threw herself on lhe lied and burled I'
hot face In the plllowa.
As Ihe weeks went by tbe startling!
conviction that there waa one girl In
tbe world who never bored him, never
made hlin long tn escape and get back
to his own kind, come lo be • certainty lo the man. Witb the coming of
tbis knowledge the world seemed a
brighter, livelier place.
The idea of marriage, which had
hitherto seemed as remote aa tbat of
suicide, came and lodged within bit
brain aa if it were an old friend. He
thought, with some scorn, of hli former
views.
They were standing under the big
apple tree In the hack garden. From
the ground she picked up one of tb*
round, smooth apples and begun tt
eat It Something In the action brought
back to him the conversation they one*
bad about Adam, and be wondered how
be could ever hnve heen so cross, bo
dense,   Ue held out bis hand,
"Pletse, Eve," be beseecbed.
"But yon are not like Adam," ah*
began archly.
"No," he said meaningly. "lie waited for temptation. 1-don't Intend ta
waltl"
And lhat night ahe whispered to th*
girl In tbe mirror, "What Thackeray
saya Is true!"
CEHSUR NG THE SAVAG'.
The Dispute,
A rabbit weul out walking one day,
•ud wbeu he came home he found bis
burrow occupied by a weasel. He ve*
greatly aatonlshed at finding a etran-
ger ln his house.
"See here. Madam Weasel," he said,
"whal are you doing here? This Is not
your home. Please get out of my burrow."
"Your burrow, Indeed!" cried tb*
weasel. "I'll do no sucb thing, I am
perfectly at borne."
"Well, now," said Ibe rabbit gently,
"let's take the dispute to Grimalkin.
Now, Grimalkin was a cat, tbe Judg*
of all controversies tbat came np In
th* forest, and so tbe weasel could
do nothing less than consent to do ••
tbe rabbit suggested. Tbey set out
together and soon arrived before th*
Judge.
"Come near to me. my children,"
•aid Grimalkin; "I am deaf."
Tbey obeyed, not dreaming of any
harm that might come, and the cat,
casting out a clawed foot at each aide,
gripped them both and settled the dispute by eating tbem one after the other.
Moral.—People often ruin themselves
by lawsuits. II Ib better to come ta
■n agreement out of court—French of
Perrln.
Loafing
"I loaf and Invite my soul," sang
Walt Whitman In one of bla "barbaric
yawps" tbat has sounded "over th*
roofs of tbe world." And It Ib no doubt
Ibe best profoundest and highest
tblng ever laid or sung about loafing.
Tbe soul—If we may be so fortunate
as to bare one In lbe real and hlgb
significance of the word-will hardly
come to our mundane aid. no matter
how often we may Invite ll, unless we
loaf. We do nol In our ordinary business of living give It • chance to visit us. Like Ibe virtues of art It demands a large leisure and far horlaom.
Tbat Is why Ihe poets and thinkers
possess "soul" and we ordinary mor
tail do nol. Our life Is too narrow, too
".-•blued, crlhlied, confined." Soul escapes or shuns us while we grope In
jur huddled and cluttered existence.
We must "lour' and Invite It
Loafing Is good fnr us-now and then.
Aa a ha ull It Is very bad. but even •
good custom," as Tennyson assures
us, would "corrupt the world" were It
jot for wholesome change aud variety
And an occasional loaf, whether vol*
untury or enforced, may be salutary,—
Columbia Slate.
A Van Home Story.
They tell a good Van Home story
in Montreal. One day, with n friend,
he was at the Windsor Station entrance. An old wuman burdened witli
sntche'.H and bundles, entered bound
for a train. Half a doien red cup.
stood by paying no heed. At that moment the carriage ol a prominent
business man rolled up to the kerb.
Instantly the red caps, eager and
alert, rushed lo the carriage door tn
help with a single bag. Van Home
roared at the boys, and there on the
spot gnve them such a lecture un
manners as they had never heard
before,
"After it was over his fri'tid asked
Van Home why he should bother
with such details. 'Details,' cxelnim-
ed Van Home, 'it's the hardest tiling
I know to get men lo look after de-
tails. I can find plenty nf mil for
five, ten, twenty thousand dollars n
year jobs, hut the man who is utile
and willing to look alter details is n
rarity." *
Dr. Nesbltt at Vanity.
There is a story ol Dr. Benttit
Nesbltt concerning his career ill the
University of Toronto residence when
he wns a student. At an informal reunion ot several men wim hnd been
at the university with him. Ncsblt!
begun ii speech Iiy saying: "I wnni
lo till you how I think residence lit.
spoiled tne."
"Residence spoil youi" roared one
ot   Ihe   parly.    "You    everlastingly
enniled   residence "
Countering the Counting Man In Distant Landa.
Kveu .n the twentieth century, and
iu enlightened Knglaud, tlie censua
men will no doubt have some tunny
Stories to tell. of..ignorance and prejudice. But certainly none of their
experiences wid compare with those
of the officials iu the more dis:ant
parts of our  Kmpire.
In reuioti parts of India, particularly, there have been some farcical attempts to evade beiug "oensused"—■
attempts which, but tor the good
sense ot the officials, might well have
ended iu anything but a iiappy wuy.
At one of the earliest census's,
while tlie preliminary counting was
proceeding, shout a month before the
final examination, a number of remote jungle tribes took some sudden
uud mysterious objection to tlie census; and eventually, without any
warning, the whole community lied
into the jungle.
Hut ttie counter was a hard-headed
Knglishman, and he hunted out the
headman, and asked him what al! the
fuss wns about. In reply, he was solemnly told that the tribe was afraid
thnt thc counting was but a preliminary to tile branding of every member
of the community, in order that the
men might be scut to bo carriers iu
the next war, and tlie women deported
to pick tea iii Assam.
The official listened attentively until tlie chid hud finished. Then he
said that that was not the idea at all.
Whut he wus really doing was Huding
out how many people would want rice
in lhe next famine, and that lor thoae
vho were not counted no rice would
be forthcoming.
Every member ot that tribe came
back within a week.
In another district, but many miles
away, the same rumor obtained credence.
The census man here waa an Irishman, and he had an Irish way of
dealing with the difficulty. He got
in the headmen, gave them plenty of
whisky, and led them on by easy
stages to ask why they were beiug
counted. Then he related, with any
amount of artistic verisimilitude, how,
some months before, the Queen of
England had been dining with the
Kmperor of Russia.
"And," he continued, "you know,
when they had eaten thirty-two different sorts of curry, and were smoking
their hookahs together, they fell to
disputing who had the most subjects.
"Finally, they made a big bet about
it, and ordered a census to settle the
Set. Now," concluded the Irishman,
"if you stay in the jungle, and won't
be counted, the Queen will lose her
bet, and your lives will be blackened
ior ever."
And he won his point.
Many and wild have been the ex-
.■uses of individuals to evade the
counting.
One old lady of a hill-tribe, who was
wanted lor a crime of about sixty
years previously, refused on the
ground that the height-standard was
the gallows; and another tribe, who
bore the name of Boyan, thought that
they were all going to be shipped to
South Africa to replace the Boers who
had been exterminated in the war.—
a curious contusion as to names and
spelling.
Strange Uses lor Mirrors.
The celebrated Beau Bruinmel during the flrst years of his exile, while
yet his fame as a dandy was preeminent, had the ceiling ot hia bedroom covered with mirrors so that
even while at rest he could study
elegance and assume a graceful pose.
For such a purpose a glass ceiling is,
however, not unique, and the notorious Duchess of Cleveland had such
another constructed to gratify her
vanity, rrr a far different reason
u certain Yorkshire gentleman of the
last century had his ceiling paneled
with mirrors. Ardently devoted to the
sport of cock-fighting, he continued
to the last to enjoy his favorite pastime aud even when on his deathbed
his room was the scene of many an
exciting fight, which, lying on his
back, lie saw reflected in the glass
overhead.—London Mail.
The Bill el Rights.
The bill ot rights in English history is the declaration made by the
Lords and Commons to the Prince
and Princess of Orange on Feb. 13,
1669, in an act setting forth "the
rights and liberties of the subject,
and settling the succession of the
crown." The bill is virtually the be-
ginuing of free government in England. Never since it passed the Parliament has British -ing dared to
interfere with the fundamental rights
of the British people. The bill ol
rights, while not original—the most
of its principles being a repetition
of those laid down in Magna Charta
—is justly looked upon aa the foundation of English freedom.—New York
American.
The "Heavy" Duchess.
The Duchess of Connaught, \ ho Is
coming to Canada, is one of the most
traveled members nt the royal family,
ami has, indeed, roughed it bravely
before now. ln which connection an
amusing story is told. When out in
Egypt with the duke she had to be
carried on one occasion on a sort of
improvised Bed in chair, with muskets
for the framework and Egyptian
Boldiers for hearers. "I hope your
men will not be tired," laid the
Duchess, pleasantly, to the native
officer in command. "Indeed, no,
gracious madam," was the prompt
reply; "you are no heavier than the
gun they are accustomed to carry."
The Stone Army.
Mr. P. H. Ditchfleld tells in "Vanishing England" the story of the
Itollright Stones, a stone circle in
Oxfordshire, which were said once
upon a time to huve been a king and
his army and were converted into
stone hy a witch who cast a fatal
spell upon them by tho words;
Move no more; stand fust, stone;
King nf  England thou shult none.
The solitary stone is the ambitious
monarch who wus told hy nn orucle
thut If he could see Long Comptnn he
would bo king of England; the circle
is his army, and the live "whispering
knights" arc Ave of his chieftains,
who were hatching a plot against him
when the magic sjwll was uttered.
A Sermon to Miss.
Mrs. Gladstone and her famous
husband went to Cunnes one January,
and Sunday morning, of oourse, they
repaired to thu English church. Hut
wlieti tlie sermon began Mr. Ulnd-
stone frowned and squirmed and then
whispered to Mrs. Gladstone fretfully
"I can't hear him."
But Mra. Gladstone, whose ear-
were better, said to her husbund, wi'.h
a reassuring smile:
"N"V.t mind, dear. Go to sleep
It will do you ever so much mere
good."
Was Ita
Wraith?
II Brought « Sntl) ol tht Sea
ftfl-   StftWMd   With
ft. -tiler
By F. A. M1TCHEL
Copyright, 1910.  by  American  Preu
AsK-clatlon
Kate Langdon was a character. Not
especially pretty, ahe bad a way with
ber tbat flrst attracted people', attention, tbeu won them. Some said she
was very deep, others tbut she was a
simple child- of nature. She was certainly reckless. She would dirt with
several meu at a time without heeding
tbe consequences aud wbeu coruered
would, if possible, dodge them ull by
flight, leaving them to settle the matter among themselves,
Aud so It was that some blamed her.
Others defended her, but all were
amused by ber. lt was very interest-
lug to see a middy come upon tbe
edge of the vortex, get drawn iu, drop
out, givlug place perhaps to u fellow
middy, perhaps to an officer. Whether
the girl realised tbe wrong ahe wus often doing, whether she was uucou-
.clous of lt or whether she had uo up-
preclatlou of tbe tenderness of men's
hearts, certain It Is thut she never seemed either ashamed uf her couquests or
proud of them. Indeed, she gure every
evidence that she regretted tbeiu.
A flue field for such girls is either the
West Point or Annapolis ucudemy,
where young meu ure trained for the
army or navy. Kate Langdou tbe year
of the breaking out of tbe Spanish
American war visited tbe Naval academy as the guest of ber aunt. Mrs.
Lyall, tbe wife of one of the professors.
She hadn't been there u week before
she bud half u dozen cadets "by tbe
ears."
In the class to be graduated the following spring were two young men,
Hector Peckham uud Leslie Holt Both
met Kate Langdou, and both fell violently ln love with ber. In the government academies the standard of houor
is very high. Neither of tbe cadets
would take tbe slightest advantage of
the other, but neither could find out
which was really thc favored oue. Nor
were they ever sure but that one of
several other cadets might uot after
all carry off the prize.
Peckham finally won. Kate gave
him her heart und. to the surprise of
every one, gave him the whole of It
There were a number of disappointments ln consequence of this victory,
the most serious of which was Leslie
Holt Kate hud glveu bim a great
deal of encouragement aud for so_ue
time after she came to a decision
hadn't the heart to break with bim.
When It finally came out that Peckham had won, Holt went to see her to
tsk If the news were true. She confessed, and he told her that ahe had
Wrecked bis life.
Young meu bave said this before to
young women, to marry some other
and live happily. Some have remain-
ed single, cherishing their idol In their
hearts, to meet that Idol when last
middle age and find It demolished
Holt so long as he lived—he did not
live long—never recovered from his Infatuation. The words he used at his
last meeting with Kate Langdou made
the first change hi her. By tbem her
light gladsome nature received tts
flrst sobering.
Meanwhile the Cuban war was coming on, and ships and munitions were
being hurriedly put lu condition for
war. And the cadets, too, were being
hurried on In their academic course,
to be graduated as soon as hostilities
commenced.
The following spring Peckham and
Holt were graduated und assigned to
a war vessel sailing for Cuba. Peck*
ham and Kate were married before be
sailed. Tbe wedding was notable
from the number of disappointed
young men ln attendauce. But every
man of them swore by the bride and
considered tbe groom the luckiest man
that bad ever wooed woman.
Kate, having joined the navy matrimonially, felt at home at a naval station, and her auut, who adored her.
invited her to remain with her Indefinitely. So Kate stayed where she
would be ln touch with her husband
far more than at borne. That was uit
exciting summer. First came news of
the fight In Manila buy, tin:; the cn
trance of the Spanish Admiral Cervr-
rn's fleet Into Cuban waters. Its attempt to escape and Its destruction.
Peckham and Holt weut through
this last fight, and when It wai over
the latter officer wns ordered to tbe
command of a small supply bout and
directed to sail for the Brooklyn navy
yard.
"Can 1 do anything for you at-
home?" he asked of Peckhum,
"Nothing, unless  you  wlll  take a
letter for my'wife.    Ynu can mall It
as soon as you get to Brooklyn."
"With pleasure." replied Holt
Peckham wrote a short not* to his
wife and gave It to Holt.
"The trap I'm to command Is not
very seaworthy," said tbe latter. "If
! meet a big blow I mny not get
through. But I promise you. Hector,
that your wife shnll have tho letter.**
Peckham hoped that his friend
would get through safely, nnd thoy
parted.
One morning young Mrs. Peckham
was sitting In her room at Annapolis
rending accounts of the nnvnl light off
Cuba—she hod rend them many times
before-when a rtrnft blew open the
Jeer and there came Into the room »
itrong smelt of the sea Kinndlng be-
'ore the opening wuh Leslie Holt, pale
nd exhausted.
"Why, Mr. Holtr exclaimed Mrs.
'eckhatn.
Without a word he handed her a letter. Thinking It io be from her bus-
'mud or that It might bring ber bad
lews from bim, her attention was mo-
nentnrlly turned from Its bearer to
ht letter. It bore evidence of having
•wen wet. A dampness dung to It,
nd the letters of the superscription
tad run together. She tore It open
md read It It waa simply an an-
louncemeut tbat tho writer wu well.
bad suffered nothing in the recent engagement and Imped lie ft.ro many
weeks to return lo her. Having satisfied herself 'thai It boded no harm to
the man'she loved, ahe turned to ita
bearer,    lie was not there.
Thinking that what had passed between them before her marriage bad
led him to po away without even having been i hanked, she tossed the letter on a table und ntn out Inro tbe
hall to stop him. Not finding him in
the ball, she went out on to tbe jmn-h.
He was not there, nor wus be anywhere to be seen, though there was
nothing for some distance to obstruct
ber vision.
"Stranger ahe aald to herself and
returned to her room, a fear coming
over her that tbe affair was lu some
way connected with a misfortune to
her husband. (Jolng to the (uble, she
whs ubout to snatch up Ihe letter
when she saw thut il wus uot where
she hud put lt. Looking on Ihe floor
for It, she did not Hnd it.
"I'm sure something has happened
to Hector," she moaned. "Leslie Holt
slipped away ou purpose so thut be
wouldn't have to say anything lo me
..hunt it. lint how pale tie looked and
how exhausted."
Thinking u draft might have Mown
the letter off the table, she looked about
until site saw something of u light
brownish color lu u corner. Sure that
It was the letter, which hud been dis
colored, slic seized It. Whut wus her
surprise to find a seaweed.
There wus something so uncanny lu
I .-ill this thut she was uow thoroughly
j frightened Dropping the seaweed,
she put both hands to her temples In
an effort to retrain her equanimity.
Then, rushlug out or the room, she ran
Into her uuut uud sunk in a swoon.
Ten minutes later l>r Coggswetl,
medical officer nt the academy, wus
called to Professor Lyall's quarters. He
found Mrs. Peckhum tying on a bed In
a high state of nervous excitement
Mrs. Lyall told tlie doctor, before he
saw the patient, Ihe story her niece
bud told her, and he did not permit the
Invalid to go over It again. He said
that the expectation for a long while
thnt her husband would tit any time
participate In a naval engagement and
tbe excitement attending the recent
tight had lieen a strain upon her nerves
that had produced hallucination. He
prescribed a sedative and left directions that she wus to he kept quiet.
But Mrs. Peckham did uot recover
from the strain as soon as was expected. And one morning something occurred to give her a terrible back set.
A telegram from Key West appeared
In a moi-ulug paper stating thut n tittle
nnval tender, commanded by Leslie
Holt, bad been wrecked ou one of the
keys nnd all ou board hud been lost.
Mrs. Lyull kept this news from ber
niece us long as she dared, hoping the
Invalid would gulu strength uud there
would be less danger In commuulcut
lug It to her. Finally, fearing tbat
Kate might hear it from others, she
told ber of young Holt's death.
If anything was needed to complete
tbe conviction that the wraith of the
man who hnd told her she hud wrecked
his life hud visited her. the announcement of his death supplied It. A subsequent letter, however, from Peckham
served to lighten the blow. Kate felt
tbat the mutter had uo reference to
her husband; It was between her and
Leslie Holt. I*lie considered It n punishment for having trifled with him
uud brooded nnd brooded, und nil et-
-. forts on the part of her friends to cou-
! vlnce her thnt there was nothing In It
except n creation of her own bruin under a nervous strain were fruitless.
lu time Peckhum cutue uorth, and lt
wns hoped that his presence would lift
the cloud thnt hung over his wife. It
helped her. but did uot cure her. She
weut ubout us her ore. but how changed! "What a snd sight Is Mrs Peek-
ham." said one of the men with whom
she had trifled—one of the older ones,
nn officer. The mutter proves tbe Innocence of her action when no many
of us were attentive to her. Wicked
people ure not remorseful. The tender
consciences are usually to be found In
Innocence. Had she been n heartless,
a wicked flirt, the fact thut she bad
wrecked i man's life would hnve pleased her. lustei'd of this, his telling her
thut she b.id wrecked his life wrecked
hers. He should nol have said such
a thing to her. uud he would not bave
said It had he been older and realised
the effect It would hnve on her.
It Is ii decade since this shock came
to Mrs. Peckham, and, although It bas
somewhat worn away, It haa left Ita
effects. She Is still tieloved, for at
heart she Is the same Innocent woman, though very different from the
days of h t girlhood. Kvery one except herself refers the visit of the
wraith to n shock coming from overstrained nerves. She would as soon
doubt her existence us doubt tbe reality of the visit. After sufficiently re
covering to talk about It she declared
that she uot only smelted the stilt air of
the sen, but mr Leslie Holt standing
before her—not lifelike. It Is true, be
cause he wns very pule, and he had
the appearance of having been In th"
water. The only thing to prove hei
position whs the letter she receive*
and thesenwecd. but tin dWupoenpH'
during her flr: t shock and never was
recovered.
HUNTING MUSKRATS.
| Point P.lee Women Chase Them For j
Pleasure and  Profit. -\   I
„ 9"   illl-v   bright  morning   when  the \
J 'February thaw" comes, you may rap \
J at th. doors ol half a dozen cottages |
I along Point P.lee and receive no re* j
| aponse,  though  the*,   are  the  home. ;
di the mcit hospitable people on earth; \
IA  faint blue wr.ath oi .moke curl* '
from   the   stovepipe   that   serves   a. I
chimney, showing that the h_u__ h&*. j
been   inhabited   recently,   but   all   i
still within.   You look away across thi
expansj oi billowing grey marsh gia-s I
and   spy   here  and   there  moving  tie,- I
ure*.   They are the rat-hunters. They ;
carry  no gun and no traps.    It is a
tribute   to   the   law-abiding  character
I uf those settlers that you may examine !
I a  thousand   muskral   houses   up  and
down  the  whole  length  of  the  chan*
! ne I  and find neither trap, stake, nor i
I sign of cutting  n the houses. The law. i
_ forbid trapping except through a short ■
j open season, and the houses ot the '
I musk rata are to be forever inv.oh._l-.
Consequently the little animals thrive
and build their house? almost in th«* '
| back  yards  of  Uie peaceful  settler.,
; though l.cth the rat's fur und its flesh
. arc highly prized.
The   i: ethod   of   hunting   ii*   with i
trained   spaniels,  or   with   a   bradded
1 ttlok,   The latter process is employed  ;
; solely   by   the   men   and   is   fur   [ess
Isportsmanlike.   It consists ol tracing '.
the rats iu  their runways and  prod* j
ding   ih-'iii  uut   with   the   brad,   when  ]
I the cruel elub completes the capture   ,
i The chuse  with  the dogs in the  pa.-   ;
| time of women, giving Diana the hen.-
, tit*, of   the   fresh  air  and   the   sharp
; little rut-dog- the joy of the brunt ot  j
' the buttle.
You   muk-   yout   way   across   the
! marsh iu the direction of oue of thd
i hunters.    As   you   approach   you   are ,
j greeted   by   an   elderly   woman,   who   ;
I warmly clad in hood, leathern mittens j
and   a   man's   overcoat,   is   closely '
j watching the manoeuvres of a pair ol
lively  spaniels.    She  is of  Indefinite <
age, the straight figure—the heighten- I
ed color of her cheeks and  tlie keen i
eye deceiving you until she tells you ]
that she is.the mother of six grown j
Bons.
"Yes, I  hunt  the  rats,"  she  tell, j
you,  "It's more a pastime with me |
than anything else, though  I get my
pin-money   that   way,  too.    You   see. I
my sons are away from home a good I
deal of the time, and it is lonesome
for au old woman to sit alum.1 all day. I
So 1 get out my dogs and we go after
the rats,   We got four yesterday morning.
She lends the way to thc shore and
crosses the low wooded ridge that
intervenes between the oast nnd the
west sides of the Point, a distance
of not more than 30 rods. Here n
broad expanse of silvery sand fifty
yards wide stretches along the shore
as far as the eye can reach. The fierce
winds blowing across the open lake
have smoothed these drifting sands
and made a record sheet on which
are mapped uut the movements of
hundreds of nocturnal animals.
The aged woman points out the
various tracks ns she searches with
Iter dogs. "Here is a fresh rat track,"
she cries, calling eagerly to her dogs
The spaniels are soon in full pursuit,
running silently nose to the ground.
"That's all I have to do with it,"
says the huntress, seating herself beside a big fishing bont upturned on
the beach. The dogs are soon lost to
view in the thickets beyond the sun 1
strip. Then there is a short, sharp
bark. "The pup's getting close to
him," remarks the mistress. "Yow,
vomj yip, yip." The sound comes
from the juniper bushes ut the top
of the ridge. There is a sharp struggle marked by flying sand and yelps
aud squeals. Then the spaniel is seen
lo emerge bearing a little brown ob*
j.ot in his mouth. Triumphantly he
approaches his mistress and presents
the trophy ol the hunt.
Again and again the thing is repeated. Sometimes the rat takes to
the big marsh, but the keen scent of
the spaniels traces him out and the
end is the same.
"Whut do you do with the carcasses
of the ruts?" wus asked of a woman
who was returning with a couple of
ihe d ad animals from the big marsh
"Why, we eat 'em, of course, what
we want of 'em, and what we don't
want we can always sell. They're
worth ten cents apiece any day with
their pelts off. But they're line eatiu'.
1 tell you," she said with a tone and
emphasis that lent conviction. "You
take 'em and parboil 'em and fry 'em
down in the kettle with some slices ol
pork, and they beat chicken all hollow."
Origin  of the Cannon.
It  is  a  curious  fact  that   the  first ,
cannon was cast at Venice.    It was
called a "bombard" and was invent- !
ed and employed by Gen.  Pisnni in '
a war nguinst the Genoese.   The org-
ina! bombard, which bears the date of
1380, Is still preserved and  stands at
the foot of  Pisani's statue at the ar*
•enal.   The bombard threw   a   stone
'00  pounds   in   weight,  Lut   another
Venetian    general,   Francisco    Barde, '
improved it until he was able to handle a charge of rock  and  bowlders
weighing 3.000 pounds,   lt proved dis-
■istrous to him, however, for one dny
luring the siege of Zaru while he was
.perilling his  terrible engine  he  was
hurled  hv   it  over the  walls and   in*
•lantly killed.
FASCINATING  FURS.
Wear    th*    Scarf    if
You'd Be Up to Date.
Wash the Udder.
Before milking the cows should be
gone over with u brush and ull loose
particles of dirt removed, This need
not take more than thirty seconds per
cow. The cow's udder comes In con*
tact with the floor and cannot be cleaned by simply brushing. It Is very Important thut the udder should be
washed with a dump sponge or cloth,
nnd this may take thirty seconds more.
The sponging wlll Ih* doubly effective
If the long hairs around the teats uud
lower part of the udder are cut short
IN  t'KUSIAN  PAW  AND  f .S8KMKNTia!B.
Fur scarfs hnve come iu fashion
strongly as the win tor weather advances. They are much like those tbut
prevailed during the mi miner those
graceful accessories thut En rime was
quite mud over in the spring aud
which we begun to wear In September.
Our summer days demand mosquito
netting for drapery rut her thnn lined
suthi scurfs.
The satin ones are still worn, but
not iu their original state. There Is a
band of fur around the edge, and there
Is n warm In tub's wool Interlining.
Some nre In the original length: others are finished Just below the bust
with weighted silk tassels that keep
the ends down.
The hitter are lined with cerise, with
apple green, with copper. They fit
thc shoulder tightly and hold the top
of the arms down to the body Tbu
fur ut the edge Is about two Inches
wide and as often brown us Mack
When this quaint Utile accessory Is
worn at the same lime thut a huge
pillow muff Is carried nnd to these are
added the new scoop bonnet with Its
panache of plumes, u in directolre,
then indeed does the modem jvirl look
old fashioned- Didn't the heroines of
Jane Austen mid Ihe Bronte sisters
wear such gewgaws? The scarf that
is really comfortable those cold duys
Is of fur und velvet. It keeps one
almost us warm as a fur coat and Is
Infinitely less henry The latter loses
half Its value hy the striking disadvantage of weight. It tires out the muscles of neck and back to such a degree thut one looks askance at wearing It every day Again, It Is too
warm a garment to he worn often
or long. It can he tolerated only at
Intervals.
The fur scarf ts not heavy to carry,
nnd its warmth can be adjusted to the
most vital pari of the buck or chest.
It Is as thii k and us warm ns one
wishes in mnke it
The charming fur -c-nrf seen In the
picture Is of Persian paw, with deep
fringe and bauds of handsome black
passementerie decoratlug the graceful
long length of pelt.
Dresden  China.
It is to Frederick Bottger, a native
>f Saxony—1688-171&—that we owe tlie
secret ol making china or porcelain.
It wis in 1710 that a lucky accident
revealed to Bottger the true nature
>f the required paste, Having notie.nl
the unusual weight of some hair powder, he inquired what it was made if
and found that it was a finely powder*
■d clay from Aue, He forthwith pro-
■ured some of the clay, made vessels
of it and, to his infinite delight, learn*
■d thai he had at last found the very
material he wanted. In s word, he
hud  made the discovery id poic'lain.
Give ths Cow ■ Chance.
Before disposing of the presumably
poor cow ll Is well tu know that yout
feeding and care are not at fault. It tl
our Judgment that cows In general nre
not ns poor ns our feeding methods.
In other words, mniiy good cows do
not huve n chance to show themselves.
ProfitibU Sheep.
It Is Ihe flintier who keeps sheep foi
a number of years thut finds them
most profitable. Rome years they wlll
return a much better nrnOt than others,
ind It Is hard *a Mil and buy at Just
tbe right time.
Precious   Stones   Found.
I Passing along Constitution Hill,
Birmingham. Kng., a Mr-. Rvani pick*
! -d up ii leather wallet, which con*
: Lai nod abouft thirty tiny packet** iu
. 'fjch of which whp a nun tit Ity of pre-
1 pious  stones.    She toolc  them  to  her
llftbuild. who showed th'-in to his em- i
I ployer,   n   jeweler.     He   valued   the !
itOUCS   ut   llbollt   H-.fiHl,   some   of   thelii
being  very   rnre     The   will let,   which
is  of   the   type   usually   carried   by '
jewelers'  traveler.-;,  wus  hand d  over
to tlie police
English   Bank   Holidays.
Boxing Day, as tlie day ufter Christ*
mas Is culled, is one of the -ix bank |
holidays of the year in  England, the ]
legal    holidays   being   Good. Friday,
Baster   Monday,   Whit   Monday,   the
first   Monday   in   August,   Cl-rUtina-
Day and December %, or (it Christ* !
mas Day falls on a Saturday), December *,
To Clean Embroidery,
Dip a camel's hair brum iu spirits of
wine und brush ull over Ihe embroidery until It Is quite clean The brush
should he frequently rinsed tu some
spare spirits In another glass to re*
move the dirt.
The embroidery  need not   be taken
off the garment or piece.
Here*, a Pretty Blouse.
Blouses of cream etnmlne ure very
smart for wear with tailored suits.
The attractive model pictured is of thla
material worked In Russian design, tbe
colorings heini: dark blue und greens.
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Thackeray on the Hutting*.
Talking of Thuckeriiy and his efforts to get into Parliament. Grant
Duff in his diary under the year 1875
notes thi- predienment of the novelist
when he faced the electors.
"He (J. H. Oreen) gave rne the
most remurknhle account of canvassing Oxford with Thackeray, who* ■
want of power of public speaking
seems to have been perfectly extraordinary. On the hustings he utterly
broke down, and Oreen heard him
say to himself, 'It I could only go
into the mayor's parlor for Ave e.in-
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Southeasl Kootenay, over 1,000 ex
tra copies oi "The Prospectoi " The
pa| 'M has receh ed it new Bpi lng
drees, and   the general make up has
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publication in letct, the old "Pros
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j able when placed boalde the new one
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be ' oi the b_st interest ol thc city.
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Inexperienced men has, i
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tensive development in this dlrocttor
hut the modern oil or gasoline pumii
nu- outnl   ul  ilmple construction uud  nntlonnt boundary have, lu son
running at a    low coBt, has changed stances,     (ormulatod plans    (o
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land is worth the price dI n constdot
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or patent cultivators, and wo believe
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tho plant should be in .tailed us com
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Look  at    the  otTor     wn  make      on
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Hon.  Wm. Templeman has read    a
I number uf resolutions supporting the
reciprocity   agreement,  one of  which
was from    Craribrook.     We   wonder
, t *%**-. how he trot it? who sent it to him?
uml when the Liberals of Cranhrook
-- ---   mot  ami  passed  tlie  said resolution.
Is the fruit growers of    Cranhrook
in  favor of reciprocity''  "N'it."
j    Arc the lumbermen    of   Crnnhrook
|in favor of free lumber? "Nit."
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! a profitable: partnership
A father with a view to encouraging lus young daughter aged 2t» to
purchuse a Canadian Government Annuity, so that she may have an ah-1
solutely sure income of $309 a yoar i
so ions as she may live from and.
titter thc age of 55, offered to con-i
tribute the balance of the annual
premiums necessary to secure the
said Annuity, an oiler which the said
daughter readily accepted on ascertaining how small an amount she
would be required to pay. She
found that by a saving of $1.27 a
month, in addition t.o the $25 a
year, (or $2.09 a month) to be paid
by her father, the Annuity of $300
1 would not only be secured, but that
I it would lie paid for in i0 years in
! pny event so that should she die
before the IU years expired the Annuity would lie continued for thc remainder of the term to such person
' as she might name, thus insuring a
[ positive return of $3,000, but, as has
! been said, with tlie proviso that
1 should she survive the 10 years the
Annuity would be continued to herself so long us she might live.
Should death occur before 66 all that
bad been paid In with three per
cent compound Interest would go to
her heirs. It is certainly a most
attractive investment, and other
lathers or mothers desiring to set
so excellent example to their children
ol any agOB may ascertain full Information on the subject by applying
to their postmaster, or direct to thc
Superintendent ol Annuities, Ottawa,
to  Whom all   letters  go  free of  post
MKMOR1 VL TO CJUKKN
Phe middle ol May has been select
id as the time foi unveiling the National Memorial to Queen Victoria,
which It bas taken more than ftve
pears to build, In the great circular
space In front ol Buckingham Palace,
•reated and boautlflod by the art of
_ii Aston Webb. No more appro-
■ ,t . me foi the unveiling could
... t been selected, The impressive
exercises in honor of the memory of
\ ictorta the Good" will form a tit-
ting prelude to the brilliant cere-
coronation of her
will follow a  month
the
tho
i.'nm to electricity,
Thoro bas boon  talk  ol oloclrlfj mr
tho  Nat lonal Transcontinental whoro
it surmounts    tho Ureal Divide      li
is nltogothot  within     renwon to sup
pose thnl   once  one  ol    the  I'imndian
transcontinental hues takes tho step,
the othor roads will follow suit.
[I ts a well established fad thai
the Canadian Rookies, on account of
the Rrcntor fall o( snow ami cooler
climate, are drained by a far great-
or number of streams than their sis
tei ranges to tho south, in this
waj n will be much easier to olec
inly Lbe Canadian lines than tho
American In the Kicking Horso,
tho Crow's Nest and the Yellowhead
passes there are splendid swift rivers
dashing along close to the railway
lines every little way. Thus a series of smaller powei i tntiotw could
bo established and the loss in powor
and great expense of long transmission would he unnecessary.
"THB GEISHA"
monies of     tl
grandson  that
The production of the "Geisha" by
tbe Crnnbrook Amateur Operatic
Society promises to be one of tbe
most interesting events of tbe season. Judging hy the personnel of
the company, the music lovers of the
The city bave a rare treat iu store for
them, as a number of talented newcomers as well as the popular singers already known to Cranbrook
audiences are taking prominent
parts. The opera will lie produced
under the musical and stage direction of Prof. Geo. D. Ingram, wbo
bas made an enviable reputation for
himself in musical and theatrical
circles. The costumes to be used
-in,: Iv.nv bn-k in the deep wlU be thostJ ll8ed by tlu' original
foundations and every block of mar-.0'018? Carte °'iera Oo- in tuo
ble In the massive superstructure "Geisha" when it first, made its tre-
was carefully examined and pronoun- mondous hit in New York. An
ced perfect before it was put in place. eI«ht mpce orchestra will be one of
The great, monument as it stands ■ *** features of the production, and
completed  represents more than 2,000 jthat-     witn   a cil(miH *uul    t;ftet. uf
I sixty  will   furnish a    musical   event
probably    unequalled   in    the     31ty's
Many of the royalties of Europe |
aie to attend the unveiling.
colonial premiers and other statesmen who are to attend the Imperial
Conference beginning at the end of
May will also have a part in the
exercises.
The Queen Victoria memorial has
been spoken of as the "Dreadnought"
of «reat monuments. From start to
finish tbc builders have kept the idea
of the durnbil ty of the monument in
of marble, masonary and gran-
Colossal is tho only word giving
adequate conception of the size and
Imposing appearance of the monument. The memorial us a whole
consists of a vast artistic framework
that includes so ninny works of art
that   their  conception  and   execution
history.
Violins,
Mr. W.
son.
Cornet, ...
Trombone
THK    ORCHESTRA
    Mrs,    N.     A.   Wallinger.
Guerard, and Mr.  A. Thoin-
  Mr. W. Pratt
.... Mr.  W. H. Wilson
.alone might have filled half   a busy  Fhlte  Ml-    A-   Benedict
) man's working lifetime.     There    arc, Brums  Mr. A.Grenior
numerous statutes and  low reliefs in!Pinno  Mrs- lrft Manning
marble and bronze, to say nothing ol      Conductor Prof. G. D. Ingram
great tlights of steps, thc magnificent GEISHA    PRINCIPALS
| fountain basis,    the retaining    wall,  O.  Mimosa San     Chief Cfifaha
j and the buses. Mrs.  B. Paterson
The central figure, of course, is thc  Miss Molly Seamore 	
statue of the Queen, who is present- Mrs.  A. H.   Macdonald
ed  with characteristic dignity.     Thc GEISHAS
statue is of marble and is  18 i  feet o,    Kiku   San,     Miss   Green
high.     Forming  the background   for o. Hana San  Miss Ella    Leitch
tbe Queen's statue is a great marble  o. Klnkoto San  Miss M. Service
base surmounted by _ bronze figure
of "Victory", IL' fnct
"Courage" aud "Constancy" stand
as attendant and contributory figures
At the opposite end, looking toward
the palace which in Loudon was the
Queen's olllcial home, is the imposing group of "Motherhood." To the
riglit and loft stand ttie marble
groups representing ".Justice," and
"Truth."
Prom the great, circular platform
of granite, which is approached by
steps of stately breadth and comfortable shallowness, the spectntor
may sec below the vast water basins
fed by fountains on the northern and
sou t hern sides. Oil pedes tills thinking the steps front nnd back, are
great groups in bronze of "Pence",
1' I 'rogress," '' Manufactures" and
"Agncukurc." liver the fountain
arches are coIohhuI tlguroB representing "Bravery," and "Intelligence,"
symbolizing tbe army nnd the navy,
ami sciences and the arts. The retaining wall is     enriched with many
Komurasaki San, Miss V.Henley
height  |_n<ly  Constance Wynne,    an English
visitor in Japan,... Mrs. A.  Benedict
GUESTS
Miss M. Worthtngton 	
Mrs. A. f.. McDermott
Miss Ethel Hurst     Miss   Fiuuess
Miss Mabel Grant	
Mrs.  M,  A,  Macdonald
Miss Louie riumpton,   Mrs. Raworth
•Turtle."
T.Brymncr
.1.  McSweyn
S. Henry
10.  Paterson
All classes of Cutlery
-ground at Reasonable Charges
NOTE Till: ADUKRSS; J
HANSON AVI.     -      -     CRANBROOK  *
ft-MK oi'  flic OLD fMPKRlAL BANK HI'ILI'IV; T
MECHANICAL      IRRIGATION
'i in- growing ecason is witb us
again, and already tho exponents of
the various systems ot scientific soil
culture are busily booming the merits of a particular process or Implement designed to conserve tho moisture in "dry" land. As usual tbey
are backing up tholr thoorles with
copious itath-tiCB, carefully leading
■ih to tho desired conclusion, whereby
they furnish tho average thoughtful
farmer with much valuable infonna
tlon much food for thought! and
possibly also n little uncertainty no
i" the < slue oi statistics in pnrtlcn-
lat      Wo cat aglno n fnr mor fortn
nate enough to possess a large tract
of  4 -arid      land  looking over    IiIh
burnt up crops anxiously searching
the Mky fot signs of rftln or rushing
«.nt with nil available, borsos and I
men nnd Implements i" burrow a
Scotch misl Into bis orchard. Whal
we cannol Imagine is a mnn who is
content to see an onormotts body of,
watei running by his farm at a level
of perhaps _i*> or 'in feet below the.
Innd. all, as fnr as be is concerned,
running to waste, without mnking nn1
eflort to apply a portion of it to his
Milkers of II. M.  S,
Reginald   Fairfax   ..,  R
Dick Cunningham,     I).
Arthur    Cuddy	
G. Grimston  Mr,
Tommy Stanley  Midshipman
Miss  Margaret  Kennedy
Captain  Katana   Of tbc Governors body guard      G. It.  Ingram
Takemine   ...   Sergt.    ... H.    thirling
Wun-HI,    Chinese proprietor of a
Ten  House    A.  UeWolf
Mnnpils  Imam     Governor of  the
Province  M. A.  Macdonald
Coolies,  attendants  Guards,   Etc.
Act 1.    The   Tea   House   of     Ten
bronze panels symbolizing   lOuglsnd's Thousand  Joys.
Act II.    A chrysanthemum 'ete   in
the palace gardens.     Time  Tl#
present,
The action of the play takes place
in .Japan outside the treaty limits.
IIU.'M.Y.    Mi-CAR
am.   MACDONALD
lliin'i.slern mill Solioilun
«'K' AM'.l.'ni'K,
B.C
thorn
Pnol lie
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trans
in I it
A.   I .  ..I UD,
Hiii'i'iril.i.   Suliuiior,
i i;,\\I'.i:<m>k.
i..   II    I HOMPSON.
HutTisloi*. S.ilh-iur. u
Nulary I'tihlu-
I
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ml
I KANBKOUK,
Uc\ I H li1: & PAKKIiR
IM, s. &  C E
CUANUKOOK, B. l
|.   I.  LAIDLAW,
Milling _.ngiu(*_]  -iiul
ll.C,  l.u.iii  Survoy or,
I'.O   I'. ■- -■!<.. Phone 228.
('KANl'.KOOK,
i'WS.   kl\<; tV  GKICEN
I ii\sicians nntl Sui'^euiisi
Oflice at Hesldence,    Armstrong AV'
OFFICE  HOURS
Forenoons ----- u.tio to id.no
AfternoniiB g.Oti to   4.00
Evenings 7.:,u to   8.30
Sundays 2.30 to   4..in
IRANBROOK :;!).(
Tendoi'S will bo     received    Iiy    the
i undersigned     up to the __nd day   of
j Apiil   lllll,  ut ii p.  in.     for the pur
J chase of Block 87, Subdivision of Lot
No, 541, Group one,    New    Westminister District, situated in thc City of
Vancouver, and being the site of the
old   provincial  Court    Mouse.      Each
tendei   must be   enclosed in a rcgis-
tered letter    .uid must be addressed
iu    the     undersl nod,    and   plainly
marked "Tender     for old Vancouver
Court House bile", and must be ac-
. loinpaiiicd   by au  accepted  chuque for
M1(J.      ten  per cent ol th- first payment of
the purchase money.      Payment for
it- 0.   the property will nc accepted in instalments of one-ininrter of the pur*
1 chase  money.     The first of such in-
stalments to bo paid     within thirty
I days after the arr.ept.nnce of the tender, and  the other   three     annually
' thereafter,  with  interest at the rate
of ii     per cent per annum.       In the
event of the person  whose tender   is
accepted  failing to complete the tirst
instalment within thirty days of the
notice of such acceptance the sale to
bim wlll bo cancelled and his ten per
, cent deposit forfeited.     The cheques
, uf unsuccessful  tenderers will he    returned.     The highest or   any tender
will  not necessarily be accepted.   Nu
commissions of   any   kind     will   be
allowed.
WILLIAM  R.  ROSS,
Minister uf Lands.
Department of LandB,
Victoria,  B. C.
March  7th,  1911.      U-6t
I!.  0.
J.   VV.   KM" I I.HM.I':,
MM V V.b .
llrmluate ol Ontario Veterinary
collega, Toronto in ih'Js. Gradate mul in.iliilist uf MuKillip
Veterinary college, Obleago, III.
in I9H0, Registered member ol
llriiluli Columbia aaaoclation.
IN   THB    aUPRBMB    OOURT   OP
BRITISH  CULUMBIA.
(lu Probate,)
IN THB MATTER of tbe eatate ol
Archibald  l.eltch, late ol the Oity ol
Craubrook,   Lumberman,  deceased.
NOTICB ih hereby given tbat all
persons having uny claims against
the estate of the lute Archibald
Leitch who died on or about the auth
day ol May, 1910, al Craubrook, lu
the province ol Urltisb Columbia, are
required to send to the undersigned
solicitor herein for Malcolm Leitch,
<ll call, many l p.v promptiy ATTEMOED to executor under the will of    the said
office  at  mcKIN.TRY'8  LIVERY BARN A''l;nlb-1(l L»ltl'h.   thalr   names   and
addresses and full particulars ln
writing of their claims and statements of their accounts and the na-
F. E. Corrison -:„:" *"B 8tt""'ity'" >"*■Mi »
And   Luke  notice that after  the  lst
Teacher of String nnd Stnnrt-        iaf "' Allri|. '-11'. the said Malcolm
aid     instruments        Choir        Leitch  will  proceed to distribute the
trainer. assets of the said deceased     among
the persons entitled   thereto, having
ANBROOK,
li. ('.
IMlolle 25,{.
CRANBROOK, ll. c.
EVERYTHING
IN  MUSIC AND
MUSICAL
INSTRUMENTS
BXpiVSK     UUd
sis wookslor
lv«, WllHIIVUU
(ill) I). INGRAM'S
WIDI AWAKE MIiSIlAI
SUPCIY HOI'M
I ran Hiipplv thn uvory wanl
of Mtislu Tuauliur, Muslu Slu-
ilcnli iC'(uii!ert8liiKoi'.CIiuivh
C'liolr. or Oruhustra ul
PUICliS whli'li uunnol bu
in 'nt fn iinyw 'hero.
RELIABILITY
AND PROMPTNESS OUR
SPECIAL
FEATURE
P. O. Box 224      Phone 335
(Viuihrmik,   -   Iti-UUii I'nliunliln
regard only to the ulaiiii. of which
he shtill havo hod notice, and that
the said Malcolm Leitch will not be
liable for the said assets or any part
thereof to any person of whose claim
lie shall not then have received
notice.
Dated at Oranbrook, IJ. O., tht 16th
day of January, 1911.
W. F. CWRD.
Solicitor   for   tin
Raid  Maico,m I.eitch. l   4-7
mnrltlmo supremacy.
A Mntter nf Time
General Superintendent Price Hays
big change will undoubtedly be made
in u few years. Thnt the mountain
section of the Canadian Pacific trans
continental lino will within n few
years he operated by electricity, generated   by the   luu iM'Ssiu^     of some
WATRH   NOTIOB.
NOTIOB Ih horeby glvop that an ap-
pllcatlnn will im nu.ilo imiior Part V. ol
tho -Water Aot, li»i)0," to obtain a
llcunso  in  tho Oranbrook  Water District.
du Tlio iiioiio, address, und occupation
of thu applicant. U. 0. Hydraulic Power Ooiupiiuy, I.imitinJ. lb-ad uttlco. Van-
eouvar,   li.   0,    Oupitnl  yiu.duu divided
Up   Inri.   looo tiliai-N.
The objuuta of tlio ooinpauy include:
The acqulHltinn hy [iiirvliaae or record
or tttherwieu ol water and water power,
uml of i.coihJi'1] (ii< mirooorded water
nnd the application nf auoh water and
ivatoc powor fur iiroduelng and genera-
tiii^i  nlectrlclty  ami for  ihu purpuie and
1"   thu  ma i-  im,|   ua-l linils  8«t   lorl.li   In
B.rtlnn lilfl nf ilm Wuli-r Act, 1U0W and
gonnrnllj lo uxurcimi nml carry out all
tht- powom atut prlvllogta unnfarrad upon Power Oonipanloa iiy eaid Water
Ail,   iwici.
<h) The niiiiiii of tho Iniui, etreain or
•ource, LOIk Rlvor.
tc) The point nf di version 8700 t«et
About, above pout mi tvoil Imtik titarked
Ht is. y_; ic.V. i„ 0o., tho natural
lovol nf wntor inilriK ralaotl from them to
point  .r>7(xi fool  up Hlr.i.tm,
i'l) Tho  n Ity  o|  water applied for
(In cubic font  per eocond) B00 oublufeet
JH'I     HUl llllll.
im The cliamotor of the propoeed
works, daiiiB, pipos, Humes, tunnel! pow-
1 ar i huh.  hydraulic mul oloctftcej plant,
lii,< wntoi* in iin iihoiI for iho piiipuee
0li of Hi" Ooinpniiy'H undertaking,
,...     Ut    Tim purposo for ivliluh the water
need, genoretlon of   eleotrlcal
Ik   hi   I,
energy,
(I) ii' tim wnter In to ho uuoil Iur power or mining inirjioi.i, Uoncriiie toe
plncn whoro ilm wnter la to i>e returned
t,. eomo nntiirnl   ohunnol, nml the dlffer-
WATEH   NOTIOH
I, Chiuies
gront mountain torrents, aeoms now Realty   Building, Spokane,
nlmost  cei'taln.     Mr.  Price said:
"Wn have not been centering our
nl tention on Unit project recently,
but thoro Is HU.Ie doubt that many
sections of our Much iu the mountains, ut b'Miu, will be olcctrilled
within n few years.'1
The fi'MHiiliility o( electrifying the
mountain division of the 0, P. U. Ih
undisputed. Millions nf horse power dash headlong down the ravines
oi tho Rockies, simply waiting to be
converted Into oloctiioal power.
The Initial cost, would be consider
able, but the ultimate operating ex-
prunes would  he trifling as compared
to the cost of steam onorgy now   in
use,
The tonnage tractive power of n
locomotive In the mountains is hot
nearly no great- an on the level.     It
Soderling,    or  4_r>
in    the
estate
the 1st
o'clock
State of Washington, real
agontt give notice Uint on
day of May, lllll, at eleven
In the forenoon, | intend to apply to
the Wnter Commissioner ut his office
in Oranbrook for a licence to tako
and use one hundred nnd twenty-five
(I2fi) cubic fnet of water per qoooild
from Klk river in tbe Oranbrook Wator District. The water is to lie
taken from the stream about l«>mi
rent from the Canadian I'acilic Kail-
way Station, at, lOIko, ami near the
(id O.P.R, pumping station, niul is
to be used on Lots (140H, t;H[i!l, 0857,
D8R8, 6402, 6407, HUM;, M6ff, 6199, B198,
1319, 0200, i960, 4m, 11194, OlflB, 310,
7flr>r>, 7219, 7220, Group 1, Kootenay
Distiict, for Irrigation purposes.
CHAS,   Y,   SODKRUNO.
ll-6t
pruubrnok l.n.i^-, So, :m, a. Y. a,
bk H^ITMlHV  Ihlire
// *., ih.-   iblril   Ihui'-.
,* / <rt\ $r ni i-vim, ' it.
Z -v X     ---_.■■■-.__ i-1-.ii.i
'    -    '   N      »"l d,
W. F. ATTillDaD, W. M,
K. W. CONNOLLY, Secretary   'I"  n111'"'!" Iiomoou point ol diver-
_        _ »»"i and polnl ol     return.     Wnter wlll
ba   roLurnod iiluitlt l7on fn«t  nhove tn.
;;i.....V...M,„„„„.„.„„„.„„,...,,.,„.,, """Hi o.nl   eol'ner nl  l.ot  „7, Uroup  1,
t                    ,.                •      ...                  S- dllloi'onco   In     ultltllile   liolwoen   point    ol
:|  KOCky   Alulllll.llll   <   lliiplei'  : diversion   und   return   IHU   leet,   ueturel,
jj |; ann r,«.i rrnm oroet ol d  to tun race.
S NO.   till,   ll.  A.M. .      (i)  Ai I  1'ioivn  lMid Intunded  to In.
^                                            .,.,.,          2. pccuplod  Ity   tin. proposed  worka,    None.
Ij      itu|"inu'in-iikiiijfN. as    5 (k) Thla. notlca     wee polled    ■>„ tlit
;;   dnv   In   uuuli   nuiiitli   ill. nielli.   ;' -lei dny ol OcKdior, lllio, nnd appliea-
'»   u'ulnuk,                                         -i,. Hon wlll  lio uinde 10 tin, Ooroinliilontr
•\                                                          'i- pn Ilm Ulltli ilny nl lleeeudior, 11)10.
':       H11J 'Hl"H   O |iltl)liili»   um   I ll] lllvu  the nniuon, nml    uddro.se. ot
;5   I'OI'dlllllV inviti'il.                              3 en.V   I'lpittlnn     prii|ii'ii'lorn  or      licensee.
I                                                                ( win,  or  wlnisn  1,in.m    nn, lllinly     tu be
s     ll.    H. SHOUT, Hrrlhe It         3 niroctod hy     tho propoud worka, cither
1                                                            3 uliovo  ,,r  lialnn   lho  outlet,     Kootonay
:,       llox .'IU       HUSH ..Ii.i'     S Vnlley    l.l ' puny,     Nelaon,  II. 0,
^MAIAMW'.'V,WA».»W."r'W.W»l',W'V.'»* "'  ".'  w,"","", r'"'<  Steele,  II. 0,| lice-
In"    Iliuiuiil'lll,    III llllllll.,       11.   I'.-    wu-
ANCIENT ORDER',' FORESTER. '  ll- »««. '"'-'"■ n-.d   Howbti
  llnodwyn   nnd   Harriet   NuIboii,
Meets  in ('niuii-n'-  Hull  2nd hD_ 41b tl.   O.   Hytlrniillo    Power  Oompauy,
TllUI'Sduy <>f encli ninhth at H p.m l-lintt_il.
sharp. Which  llnlhtltig
A.   MoUuWnll,   Chief   KuRti"1' V_ncnii^_r,  H.   0.
0. A. Abbott, Heoretary. P. 0. AddreM,              Umnhrook, B. 0.
  Por W. v,   anno, it» Solloltor,
Vlsltlnii urothren mn_e welcome. Not*—One   oubio root   \>*r i«Qo_a   le
GOUHT ORANBKOOK, B943        'oqulvalont to US.71 mtntr'i incht*. THE  PROSl'FXTOR, ORANBROOK    RRITISF1  t'OLI MM A
h—
The "Prospector" Contains Something of Interest for All
Let Us Know Which Item You Like Best
—. ~-~
ENyJ.NG_LE m
TT *a**\*W r^ip ^
THAT is lhe name, and
below is the trademark,
you are to look for nexl
time you Imy underwear.
Your sizn in any garment
with thnt trademark will
Ht perfectly, will outwear
ordinary underwear, will
not shrink. Yet you pay
nothing extra for this
exlru value; ami you get our
(jiiaranlee of " money haek
if you can fairly claim it."
Made at Paris In Canada,
by PKNMANS Limited.  s,
Bowling   League
I'ri'siilent: R. Brown.
Secretary:  L. J. Oranaton.
Bxooutlvo Committee:    it.  B.  Benedict, Rev,     0. 0.  Main, n
land,     H. S. Qnrrett, nnd    tt. llailiie.
Everything for
The    Smoker!
Wu have the best line of Smoker's
. Articles in Southeast   Kootenay...
Choice Cigars and Tobaccos
Cigar-HolderH unci Pipes.
LESTER    CLAPP
The Tobacconist
A Clem Man
niim hull the battle. A man may
dues u day, mitt still be unclean, Good
un: iinly mitside, but 'aside. It means
huwels, clean blood, a clean liver, and
icit. Tlie mnn who ia glean in thia way
Ile wilt work with energy and thiolc
Outside clwnlim-x i» le
■oruh himself n do.en tii
health moans cl.. :ti
■ dean stomach   <
new, clean, health
will look it and up
cleun. clear, Ik Ith
lie wil never he troubled wiih liver, lun|, ttomaoh or blood
disorders. Dysp.ji.in mul imlijfu.tion originate in unclean stom-
achs. Blood dlsi isea ure found where there ia uaole_n blood.
Consumption and bronchitis mean unclean lungs.
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
prevent, these diseases. It makes a men's inside, clean
and h-QUJiy. t> cleans the digestive ortfana, makes pure,
oletin  blood, uid clean* healthy flesh.
It restores tout to the nervous system, and cures nervous exhaustion earn)
prostration,   h contains no alcohol or habit-forming drugs.
Constipation is the most unclean uncleanliness. Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pte»
lets cure it.   They never gripe.   Easy to take as candy.
s_^i«___OTt8&*a«
TIE
fishing mm
will open soon
Now is the time to replenish
your Tackle.
We have the largest and best
assortment of Flies, Lines,
and Fishing' Poles in
the District.
Thu following Hix trains havo been entered     in   the   league:   J,   P. It.
I Shuns;   v.. P. ft. Ollices;    Ftiilt Mercantile Co.,    Baker Street     (Soutb),
linker Slreut (north,I anil Y. VV. O.A,
The lollowing .schedule hnu iihh drawn up:—
Friday, March 3rd  O.P.R.  Shops vs Baker St.     South
, Monday,  March  llth   Buker St.    Nortli  vs    C.P.R.  Ollices
Wednesday, March sth    Fink Mercantile Co. vs Y. M. C. A.
Thursday,  March   llh    O.P.R.  Shops vs Baker St. North
'Friday,  March  10th    C.P.R. Ollices vs Baker St. South
Monday, March l.th  Y. M. C. A. vs U. P. R. Shops
Wednesday,   March  liith       Fink Merc. Co. vs Baker St. North
Thursday, March  liith  ,...' linker St. Soutli vs Y. M. C. A.
Saturday, March  18th  C.P.K. Ollices vs 0. P. R. Shops
Mondny,  March 2Uth  Fink  Merc.  Co.   vs Baker St.   South
Wednesday,  March  22ml   Baker St. North vs Y. M. 0. A.
Thursday, March  23rd    C.P.R. Shops vs Fink Merc Co.
Friday, March 24th   C.P.R. offices vs Y. M. 0. A.
Monday. March 27th  Baker St. South vs Baker St. North
Wednesday,  March 2'Jth  0. P. R. Oflicea vs Fink Merc. Oo.
Thursday, March ;uith  Baker St. South vs C.P.R. Shops
Friday, March 31st C.P.R. Offices vs Baker St. North
Monday, April 3rd  Y.M.C.A. vs Fink Mercuntle Co.
Wednesday,  April oth   Baker St. Nortli vs C.P.R. Shops
Thursday,  April Uth  Baker St. South vs O.P.R. Ollices
Friday, April 7th  C.P.R.  Shops vs Y.M.C.A.
Monday, April lllth Baker St North vs Fink Merc. Co.
Wednesday, April 12th  Y.M.C.A. vs Baker St. South
Thursday, April 13th  C.P.K. Shops vs C.P.R. Offices
Friday, April   Ldth  Baker St. South vs Fink Merc. Oo.
Monday, April 17th  Y.M.C.A. vs Baker St. North
Wednesday, April 19th  Fink Merc. Co. vs C.P.R. Shops
Thursday,  April  20th   C.P.II. Oflices vs Y.M.C.A.
Frldny,  April 21st  Baker Ht. Nortli vs Baker St. South
Monday,  April 24th  Fink Merc. Co. vs C.P.R. Oflices
Wednesday, April 26th  C.P.R. Shops vs Baker St. South
Thursday,  April 27th   Baker St. North vr C.P.R. Offices
Friday, April 28th  Fink Mercantile Co. vs Y.M.C.A.
Monday,   May lst    C.P.R. Shops vs Baker St. North
Wednesday, May 3rd  C.P.R. Offices vs Baker St. Soutb
Thursday.  Mny  4th   Y.M.C.A. vs C.P.R.  Shops
Frldny, May .Ith   Fink Merc. Oo. vs Baker St. Nortb
Monday.  May Sth  linker St. South vs Y.M.C.A.
Wednesday.   May   lllth   C.P.R. Offices vs C.P.R.  Shops
Thursday, Mny llth  Fink Merc. Co. vs Baker St. South
Friday, May  12th   Baker St. North vs Y.M.C.A.
Monday, May 15th  C.P.R. Shops vs Fink Merc. Co.
Wednesday, May  I7l.h  Y.M.C.A. vs C.P.R. Ollices
Thursday, May  18th  Baker St. South vs Baker St. North
Friday,  May 19th   C.P.R. Offices vs Fink Merc.  Co.
ALL GAMES  CALLED FOR   8-311 P.  M.    SHARP
The lirst Sl. Patrick's Day.
The hrlgnt sun o'er Brlns hills had lit their hearths aglow;
The spring flowers docked every mossy hank in every dell below,
The angels sang their hymns of praise,   the birds their sweotont lay
As Patrick went    to   Parti's Malls that First St. Patrick's nay.
Anil when he reached that Royal  Inn, in holy silent prayer,
'T.was not thc humble peasant folks who were assembled there;
'Twas princes, chiefs, ond lordly knights who ruled with lordly sway
That Patrick met on Tarn's Hill that First St. Patrick's Day.
He told tbem of the one true God who rolgns in  persons there,
But could not make them understand that wondrous mystery
Until he stooped and gently plucked a lovely Shamrock spray;
They saw. believed and understood, that First. St. Patrick's Day.
Those pagan priests and lordly knights, those bards and sires of old
Who worshipped at the pagan shrines, and honored gods of gold;
Those chiefs who never feared friend or foe, tbe foremost in the fray,
They knelt and bowed before the cross, that First St. Patrick's Day.
Then souls aflame with heavenly light baptised like christian men;
They wished to teach to other souls that what Patrick taught to them,
They loft their homes, tholr friends and nil. crossed o'er the ocean spray
And purchased tbe faith that Patrick preached that, Firstl'atrlck's Oay.
Our Saint is known  iu every bind where christian hells doth chime.
Among tin? list of Clod's great Saints, his name does brightly shine;
lie's loved throughout this wide, wide world, where Irish oxiles stay;
Within their hearts a guiding ligbtsiuce that, First St.  Patrick's Dny.
Another Patrlrlt's Day now dawns, to stir our hearts with love,
For lOrin's glorious patron St., who dwells in heaven above;
When kneel lng round Clod's altar blest, then bow your head aud pray
...And thailk Hint for tbe Rifts he gave that, First St.  Patrick's Day.
F. M. McMann.
J.   D.   McBride
Hardware
■■MJMBMMsM
Cranbrook, B. C.
WILL  INSTALL  SAWMILL
 o  '
Arrangements are being made in j
Moyio hy H. It. Ihuolwood, who has
heen with tbe C'. P. It. at Oran-
brook, and .1. W. Fitch, merchant, of
Moyio, for tbe putting in of a biiw-
mill on Bridge crcok, about one and
one-half miles hack of Albrldgo.* Tbe ■
capacity of the mill will he about
26.00(1 feet a day" and will give em
ploy mont to some 50 men. Tbe com
pany has a contract for _(ji,,0(IO ties
which have to he delivered hy the
end of November. It Is estimated
there are 15,000,000 feet of timber in
the vicinity of the mill. |
HURI-KID IN ALL DIRECTIONS
Morrltt, li. p. March 15. -Three
mnn wero hurt, one fatally In an accident on tho 0. P, IL main line
two miles west of LytOll. The work
engine was pushing two tint cars on
which were 80 men composing an ox-
tni gang. Suddenly tho car struch a
ronk slide overturning them and hurling tbe men in all directions. The
engineer could not see tho slide because of a sharp reverse curve. Foie»
man King bed his back broken and
was taken to KumlaoiW whore be Ib
lying In a critical condition.    ...
BOOTMTY OIRL SHIPPINti
Work  is progressing  ns rapidly  as
1 can be expected on account of the
weather conditions   at the     Society
' Girl mine, which is located at Moyle
nml  adjoins  the  St.,      tfillgpno  mine.
. Thc warm weather has made It Impossible for any more sleighing and
until the road Ih iu lit condition for
wagons on shipments will be made,
In speaking to J, P. Farroll, secretary of the company, regarding the
shlpmonts lie snid:   "Shipments  wlll
i bo retarded for about six weeks now,
but during this time the ore taken
out wlll he stored at the portal of
the tunnel, although, special efforts
will he made to continue shipments
whunevor practical,"
Nine cms of nro have heen shipped
in all 2H7 toim, to tho smelter at
Trail, This oro has been of a very
good grade.
Work has been confined to dopclop-
mont on the vein west of the lower
ot Nn. Il tunnel which Is iu a dis
tance of 1411(1 feet. A short time
ago ore wu. encountered in the drift
about     I2.ri feet off    the main     tunnel.    Drifting has boon continued on
this for Hume 7.r> feet and the ore
vein has held a width of ahout three
feet. The ore has every Indication
or permanency. Raising about 20
feet ou the on- it ts found to keep
ahout the same width ami Improving In value. In tbe bottom of tho
drift the ore is on an average stronger than above the present workings.
Thc same character, of ore was found
160 feet east in the bottom of tbe
drift, thus showing the extent of tbe
ore body.
Spring Improvements have not yet
been started but it Is expected Home
new buildings will be put up soon.
Tbe annual meeting of the share
holders of the company will he held
In .Tune.
BRITISH  COLUMBIA   RFPOKT
In a preliminary review of tbe mineral production of Hritish Oolumbla
for 1910, it. is estimated lhat il
amounts to a total value of $26,188,-
60_, which would make it tbe highest
production on record, ihe next high'
est having been in IU07, when the
mineral production amomiiod io
•>_;>,!<s_,ri-t). Thc total :.iin ■ -il pio-
duction of British Columbia inning
the past twenty-dve years . mounted
to about $.10,00(1,(100, of which fully
forty per cent. represents ihe production of the la^t tive years, and
mote than half was produced duriug
tbe last seven years. Comparing
the years 1909 ami 1910, there was an
Increase in the production of gold
$5,401,090, to $5,680,505. Silver
simwed a slight decrease iu quantity
produced, hut at the _am. tunc a
slight increase in thc value. Lead
copper and zinc showed decreases in
both quantity and value. The total
value of all metalliferous ores produced decreased from $14,668,141 in
most, to $18,599,605 iu 1910, There
was an Increase in the coal produced
from 2,000,47*. tons to _(8u0,000 tons,
representing an Increase iu value of
¥-,777,;t:i4, and the value of building
materials increased from $1,200,000
to $1,500,000, while the production of
coke declined Irom a value of J1.&62,-
218 to $l,_H.,0M).
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Bowling League
THIS whisks play
iiii Friday evening last another
strenuous ^utiie wus pluyed between j
llio lollowing trains:
CI.  P.  R.   Ottiees
Topham
Hall    	
Welsbrod   „
Manley    	
Sutherland
154 171 127—152
10(i 138 135—3711
110 76 112-328
135 IU 89—335.
102 1311 124-3112
607   (132   617-1856
Baker   Street   South
Benedict     '130   146   121-397
Martin       102   100   129—331
Pye       142    139   109—390
Milne            112 117 174—403
Johnson        124    102   138-361
♦ ALL   KINDS   OF   I'.I ILD1NG   MATERIAL
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1 WEN i WORTH     I
HOTEL g:^brook'
Is ;t biriM- .nui Httrai live lintel nl superior
eltroanre in .ill its .i[_|iointiu__nts. *\'itli a
cuisine ui superior excellence. Railway
men, Lumbermen and Miners  all  go  to
610   GO.   071-1885
Baker Street South winning out
hy a acore of 2—1.
Milne waa high score mnn for single string with 174.
Topham was high score for the,
three strings with 452.
Thc 0. P. H. Oihces should have
won for they had the "weight" on
their team.
On Monday of this week the (J. P, I
It. Shops and the V. iM. O. A. met
la thc sixth game of thc scries, a
short sharp struggle ensued, nothing
eery exciting was done in the way of
high scoring, except that "Boh"
Brown made thc highest single score
of 101 and his three strings a score;
of .84. Shop's won out, score 2—1, i
but though the V. M. C. A. lost1
this game, they have still to he
heard from at a later date.
Shop's end-man     Collins fell down
had,  and  was easily  dispensed  with,,
three     straight    strings    hclug too
strenuous for him.
0.  P.   11.
The   Wentworth
J. McTAVISH    -   Proprietor
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Collins
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Mil   147
1411
151
154
76
191—484
69—285
117-399
150-441
96-272
On Baker atieet, one (Inor west
ol Messrs, Hill & Co., the only
plnce in town that can make
lite worth living,
Cosmopolitan Hotel
E. H. SMALL,    Manager.
667
591
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Cranston   ...
    121
132
127-380
Hall 	
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118
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Stinson 	
     91
100
184-376
Toet 	
    126
116
119-361
Mnln    	
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123
113-360
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On Wednesday Baker Street North
aud the Kink Mercantile Co., teams
met in the seventh game of the
series. Baker Street North won out
with a score of 2—1.
Thompson was high score man with
1.!), and after three strings with 4.8.
Baker   Street   North
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Gold Standard \.
Teas and Coffee ''
Thompson
Srytnner
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147
156-
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97
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128
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146
180-
128-
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596
943
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122
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108
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Kink
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105
117
122-
162-
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78
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♦ Our whole time is devoted to youi   wants  in  the
j   Grocer) line therefore ive absolute!)   guarantee  every
article ili.it leaves our store.
j. \\ e will thank oui i ustomers to advise us if at any
^   time goods are received that are not No, i quality,
CAMPBELL & MANNING
Staple and Fancy Grocers
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NORTH     STAR     HOTEL
KIMBERLEY.   B.C.
667 621 IIHH. 1944
Y.  IU. 0,  A.
Hull       141 140 III)- 371
Stinson    132 131 118-371
Oranaton      140 148 160- 164
Teel    152 101 166-409
Mnln         83 108 123-314
H.   W.   i.hkw.   Proprietor.
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657 625 647 I'l 19
linker HI rent Hmitli Wnn out 2 I.
MyeiH was lileli    score   mnn with
164.
...Criiutitiiu    was high score   lor IiIh
three rliiiii-:   with 454.
MAY BSOAPB THB .ALLOWS last, nnd who waa to have heen n-
  en.led     ThniHilny  tnoriiing,  waa re-
(iiinner Thomas   Allen,     who wiih prlevoil until April r, i,y Judge nreg-
Hontonced    to hang    lor   murdering my on Tuosday, pending an appllca-
Captain  1'cter Kllluton on Auguet  1 turn lur a new trial. THE PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA
THE PEOPLE'S PULPIT
Bermon by
CHARLES   T.   BUSSELL,
l'astor Brooklyn Tabernacle
WHY  JESUS  REFUSED  TO   PRAY
Pastor   Russell   on   God's
Seasons
Fall River, Mass., Feb. _6
Rim-1.! preached twice here to-duy
He had Hue audience, and excellent
attention, We quote one of his in-
tructive discourses Irom the text, "1
pray not for the world. t>ut for those
whom Thou hast given" (John xvii.
0).    He said'
When, years   ago,   1 believed   that
an  eternity  torture  await -d  all
do nut   accept God's   "call"   ol   thi
I  had great  difficulty
j worm, to he a.sptmsea in tne next
! Ago, and his provision for the Charon
i to be given now, wo sale, What is
J lho difference between thos**? The
I answer is that tho world's salvation
j is   to bo to   human   nature   and'an
earthly Paradise world-wide; while
I the elect class is a special one called
1 ol God, chosen in Christ and faithful
in adversity and, by the Lord's grace,
J is  to  have  a  heavenly   nature,   like
Times and   unto  that ol the angels,  but  super-
I ior.    Theirs is a "heavenly calling,"
a "high calling."   They are to be like
Pastor | their  Lord and Redeemer and Head
and  Bridegroom, Jesus, iu His glori-
fted   state,    "far above    angels    and
principalities and  powers, and every
name that is named."
Ia th
God
abov
ed
present
with this text.    I asked, Is it posaJ-
bit* iiuu our Redeemer was selectively unjust In his dealings with our
racer Can it be true that the Heav-
enlj Father tn-r-ly calls and draws
h pr di stinM ■•! lew to hirmelf and to
everlastin. bliss? Can it be true as
our cat«ehisms recite, that God antl
Jesus "passed by" th ■ great rungs of
mankind wl hnut drawing them.
without eallni. thin, without giving
them the ocarina '-ur, witfi<-ut onen-
ing tl yes nf their understanding?
Can it be that all these blind an I
deaf, unsought, undrawn, uncalled
a> I un prayed for by t!i>* Suviour are
going down to eternal torment? My
heart aiHwr d. No! Rut m ■ brain
was confused by the errors, the mis*
interpretations of the Bible, which I
had received.
Trained in the Doctrin* of Election
and Predestination I, like hosts of
others, [pit somehow that Brother
Wesley's teaching ol Fre« Grace wa.
more noble, more God-like, than
Brother Calvin's teaching respecting
El 'Ction   nnd   Pr'destination.
Npvert he] s-. wh-n I reasoned on
the subject 1 said, Can I think ol the
omniscient Ond prenarina a great
plnce of sufficient size tn hold the
entire human family and outfitted
with evory devilish npnliance Ior
their tortur-', and yet being ianorant
uf the conditions undpr which they
would Ih- born? Can I think that he
did not know that we would be born
in sin and shapen in Iniquity? Can j
I think that he did not know i t the
present reign of Satan, Sin and Death
and that it would last for -ix thousand years and injuriously affect our
entire race?
Brother Wesley's theory of God's
Love and good Intentions—of his endeavor to save evervbody—seems inconsistent when contrasted with his
teaching that onlv n saintly few reach
eternal bliss and thnt the thousands
ol millions must spend eternity in
torture. Tims I was once contused,
ns millions are still confused to-day.
in respect to the Divine Character as ;
exemplified in the Divine plan of
the ages. So far ua I can see. Brother
Calvin had a wise and powerful God ,
such as I could ndmire and reverence, if he hnd only bertn kind and
lovint! instead nf diabolical. And j
Brother Wesley had a kind nnd lov-
lng God such as 1 could admire and
worship, if he had onlv had tho wisdom and power of Calvin's theory.
So long ns we have such confusion .
In our minds faith and hope and love i
and trust shake upon thi- foundations I
af our reason.    We recognise thai we
know nothing of tho  future of ourselves; that  wc are wholly dependent
upon Divine Revelation.   But we can. I
not  expect   that   our   Creator   would  !
give us a Revelation which to sancli- I
lied  minds  would  appear Satanic  in.   '
stood nf Divine.   We must remember j
that our Creator invites u„ to reason,
saying,   "Coins,   l.t   us   reason   together; th th your sins h> as Bear-
lot, they   shall   be white   as   srn>W."
Purely a right understanding of the
Divine Re/elation, thi'  Bible', should
he a reasonable   one   to a   sanctified
Hearken to the \V
Their fear toward ii
hut is taught hy the
(Isaiah xxix, 13.)
Hearken   again:    '
are higher than the
methods  high
and    my    plans
ltd
if  the
■ mt
an arbitrary election?   Does
arbitrarily draw   and call   one j
another?   Yes.   He thus select-
the   Jewish    uation    lo   be   His I
who | peculiar nation—not. however, to the I
detriment or injury of other nations.
He  thus called  Isaac instead of  lsh- I
mael, and Jacob instead of Esau to |
ba the progenitors ol His chosen na- j
tion  Israel, whom He foreknew as a '
people ami predestinated to a certain
service.    But this   selection   worked
no injury to either ishmae] or Ksau. j
Similarly   during   this   Gospel   Age
God chooses from tlie world a certain
chus   and   grants   them   the   hearing
ear and tlie seeing eye, and He passes '
by   others   and   gives   them   not   this
special  favor.    This,  however,   is  not
b.   be   to    the    disadvantage   of    the
others—non-elect, unchosen, uncalled
St.   Paul  speaks ol  the Church  as
"called   according   to  His purpose."
He even tells us what the purpose is,
namely,    that   in    Vges   to   come     He
might show forth ilu- exceeding
riches ol His grace in His loving
kindness toward us in Christ Jesus
fEphe.lans ii, 7). Toward this specially called class God will to all eternity manifest special favor But we
are not to suppose that there is no
reason for this selection and favor
There is a reason, lt is because of
certain intrinsic qualities or characteristics possessed by this class which
God is now selecting. They W1U Hjj
he "saints." They will all love the
Lord more than they love houses or
lands, parents er children, self or
any creature. They will all posses.
the fruits and graces of Uie Huly
Spirit.
indeed, thi. is God's particular pr
destination. St. Paul tells us that He
foreknew that He would provid. Hi.
only-begotten Sou to be the Sav.our o
mankind and the Head over t: e
Church, and He foreknew tha: H
would have a Church, a Royal Priest
hood under tha great High Priest, a.'
members ot His t5ooy. uw.i tunum •*
also the kind of a Message H-» w.ud
--■nd forth and that it would be abstractive only to a certain class possessed of a love for righteousness.
These only would hear His call. This.
oaJy would have the eyes of their understanding specially opened, becaus.
these alone would accept of H.s as ur
ances and make a full consecration t-
His service. Such He would beget of
His Holy Spirit, ami such, in due
time, would he born ol the Sp.r.t in
the resurrection and enter into the
fellowship aud companionship aud
kingly joys of their Master.
It is of thU special class that the
Apostle   declares,   "Whom   God  d.d ;
foreknow, these He also did predesti-
nate to be conformed to the lik.ness
(image)  of   His  Son"   (Romans  vUt, '
29),   That i_ to say, God's predest na-
tion was not only that He would hav
a Church, but, additionally, that the
terms or conditions of fellowship in
that Church should be that each one j
would become Christ-like.   Surely this j
is a good  predestination,  with  whi- h
no one could find fault.   Whether we
shall gain a place with the "elect" ou
the neavenly plane, cr a place with
tlie  non-elect world  in restitution to
earthly  nature, wo cannot do otherwise than recognize tin. justice of Gol
iu   so   deciding,   that   none   but   the
saintly   copies of  their  Lord,  could
Im- members of the elect Church ai.tl
joint-heirs with Him in His Kingdom
"True and righteous are Thy Ways
i/.ro I Lord God Almighty!" "Who shall not
,( ,I1(,     come and worship before Thee, when
one, that tbe world may bcliera that
Thou hast sent Ue (John kvii, 90, 21)
The oneness ol God's people is n t
represented in the various sects and
parties of the present lime. It is represent hI in .the fact that .all t'ie co_x-
aeorated followers ol the Redeemer
are individually unit -d to Him at
tlie Head and united to each othe
as members of His Body. "Th ■ Lor I
kuoweth them that are His." By and
by, by the power of the First R su-
roetion, all these shall be per!e- tc
on the spirit plane and constitute thi
Kingdom for which w.. pray. "Tlr
kingdom come; Thy will be d-ne on
earth as it i_ in heaven." As a result of that Kin-Mom's coming thi
world will all be brought to the noin
of believing In Jesus and will all ha-e
the opportunity of obtaining thr.'Ug
Him the gift of Cod, eternal Iile.
Our Lord's s-dieitud- waa not mero'y
for the Apostles and earliest member:
of the Church whom the Father gav
Him in the special sense, hs His personal companions and helpers in the
founding Of the Church; he prayed on,
saying. Neither pray I for thes i alone
but for all  those also  who shall  be
lieve on Me through their Word.  Th
Master's words outlined to us th • Di
vine Program     And Jesus hitoeo.l b
gnu to declare the Gospel and brough
life   and   imun rta] ty " to   light.     H
commissioned His twelve A post] a, St
I'aul   takin"   tlie   place   i f  ,lud is,   t
speak in H b Name and as His -pe
cial    ii outhpleoes,      \\ hatever    th y
would declare  to b_   tending on *art
would be binding in the a ght ol G .!
ill Heaven What) ver they wool''
loose and declare io be non-ess nt al
on earth, w • may know would be .<
by   Divine decree  (Matthew,   xvi,  19)
In a word, Jesus, the kpostlea Hud
the Prophet- alone are to be c md
ercd the social guides aud a atidard
bearers loi thfl C lurch. We are to
believe on Him through their word
and not through t!ie w< rd of oouxts 1
or syno__ or presbyteries, Each i •
dividual ol the Church has hi. p r-
sonal responsibility, This ;s in har
mony with our Lord's declarvi u
"My sheep know My Voice aid they
follow Me; a stranger wil th.y no
follow, but will tiee from a .trang.r.'
It behooves us to-day to hearken la.'k
to the words ol Jesus as Kfl personal
ly uttered them and as He ter* na'.l
sent iheiu t_ us through His cho en
twelve.
Soon the Master's prayer for Hi
discinles will have fulfilment. They
will be one with Him beyond the veil,
sharers of His glory and Ki'igdorn
Then will come the tune when th,
world will believe. The knowl.dge of
the Lord will till the earth and all
the biudine and stumbinf influeioes
ol the present will be el __. end. in
Sav.our Will uot need to pray 1 r th
world then, but instead will exer.i e
His power on their behalf, overthrow
big evil and uplifting every ec-xl principle and all who love righteou n s*
and destroying those who would cor
rupt the earth.
KING OF THE RAPIDS
precepts of mon i I J"? J1!"1*"** Bcta a4re "??« ma"\
■ feat?" Truly it is written ol this gre.it
Head  and  Mender-,
As the   heavens
urth, so are my
than   your methods
higher   than   y
plans" (Isaiah lv.il). And so we find,
my dear friends- Cod's Word is true.
His Character is glorious. Only the
mist and smoke ol the "dark ages"
have confused things for us and mystified matters and darkened the eyes
of our  understanding.
Now as the six thousand years have
passed and we have entered upon the
Sabbatic Seventh Thousand we are
beginning to realize that it marks a
New  Dispensation—that the night  Is
iiassed; that the dawn is upon us.
'he wonderful inventions of our day
along earthly lines are in full harmony with the clear light now shining upon God's Word, making its
dark places bright ami its rough
places smooth and enabling us to remove the stumbling stone- from the
"path way of the just, which shineth
more and more unto the perfect day."
Now we can see why Jesus did not
pray fur the world. Il was because
the world was uot in any danger of a
fiery hell. More than that, it was
because God'fl time for deuling with
the world had not yet come. The
world, however, is to be dealt with
by the great Redeemer After He
ahall have .,-i up His King'loin in
power and great glory . after He shall
huve bound Bat an for a thousand
years that be might deceive the peoplo no more, the glorious Saviour,
Messiah, will cause a general enlightenment of mankind and a full
opportunity for all. rich and poor,
groat and small, to rise up from dust
and ashes and the grave to the full
perfection of human nature.
The Sun of Righteousness will arise
wi'h healing in his beams, blessing
mankind, healing their diseases, mental, moral ami physical, aud causing
the knowledge of the bird to fill the
whole earth. No longer will any need
to say u> Ins neighbor or his brother,
"Know thou the Lord, for all shall
know Him, from the least .o The
greatest." And only the wi'fullv
wicked nnd disobedient will be cut off
from life In the Second Death not
torture; but, uh Ht Paul declares,
"Thoy sliiili be punished with ever
lasting destruction."
We see, ihen, that our Lord's reason for not praying for the world wiih
that He knew the Father's Plan that
the world was not to Im- defllt with
durine this Age, but during tlie next.
the Klnedom Age. The Master pray.
ed for Ili-i own, (or the clliot which
He haa been selecting during the
pnst nin-'t'en hundred years, These
are variously called "the elect," the
"disciples/1 "His followrs," "mem-
ben* of fli.-. Body," a "Royal Priesthood." the "Bride." "lhe Lamb's
Wife " the "little flock." to whom it
la the Father's good pleasure to giva
the Kingdom.
Seelngt then, that there is a differ-
-m:. between God's provision for tba
King  of  glory,
Bridegroom   and   Bride,   "Unto  Hi
every knee shall bow and every longu.
confess to the glory ol God."
Although our Lord did not pray for
the world, He will yet pray for them,
and His prayer will be answered, ih -
promise reads, "Ask ol Me and I wil
give Thee tha heathen for an inherit*
anoe and the uttermost parts of tin
earth for a possession" (Psalm li, 8)
Jesus did not makf! this request o
the night of Hia crucifixion benm e
was not the Father's time to ans e
that prayer.  Apptojjriat-ly He waited,
and while gathering the "elect" f om
every nation, people, kindred ad
tongue, the Scriptures declare that II
ia seated at the Father's right hand of
glory expecting or waiting for the
time to come when the Kingd >m un
der the whole heavens shall he delivered to Hirn by Uie Father. Thia will
be done at the end of this Gospel Age
when the saintly Body of Christ shu!
have b.en completed. Then "He shal
take unto himaall Hia great power and
reign."
A great time of trouble will fo ■
low The plowshare of sorrow wil
made ready the hearts of mankind
for the great blessings which Me.Sla)
will then be. ready to bestow, beoau..
that will be the due time. St. Pau
tells us that Messiah's reign will be i
victorious one: "He must reign until
He shall hav* put ail enemies undi r
His leet un full subjection); tin last
enemy that shall be destroyed \*
death." Then, alter a thousand year-
after having aorompli.hed lhe par
l>onp of the Father in the uplifting ol
all the willing and obedient of man
kind to earthly perfection the grea
Prophet. Pri_at, Mediator and King 0
Glory will at the end of the thousand
years' reign deliver up the Kingdom
sven to (Jod the Father, that God may
be all in all (I, Corinthians XV, 88),
While Hatan will be bound at the
beginning of Messiah's reign an I
every form of unrighteousnei-# will be
rooted out, nevertheless the railing of
mankind up out of sin and -1 yr-i'in
tion to perfection wi.l be a grudua
work. As the regenerating Influences
operate in mankind, they will become
moro and more alive, less and h-ss
lead until at the end of the Mi
slant a reign Adamlc death will Ih* n.
more; it shall have been fully de
j Hroye,i hy the raising of mankind
I completely out t»f it; the last enemy
lhat shall he destroyed is d.tt.ll—
Vdamic death.
The Second Death will never bo destroyed, but wilt ba everlasting. It in
not nu enemy to God ami His right
OOUSnOSA, but a Valuable servant to d
stroy everything wilfully and I nielli
'.'enily out of accord with the D.Vin.
Uovornment   righteousness.
All who are seeking lo walk in the
footBtODS of Jeans; all who have taken
up their cross to follow Him. may well
rejoice in that feature of His prayer
vfiieh Hays, I pray for those whom
I'hoii hast given Me, that they may all
he one, as Thou, Father^ and I tut
Mound   Builders.
In many Canadian villages the man
who teaches the school is second in
importance only to the minister. If
the minister is away, the public meeting is presided over by the teacher.
If nn athletic club, debating society,
or reading circle is tu be formed, the
teacher is expected to lead the way.
His opinion carries weight, and his
companionship is valued highly by
the young men of the vil'.ge.
That's the background for a little
incident in which there figured the
teacher and a "citizen" of a village a
few miles from Owen Sound. The two
were on one of their Utile autumn
rambles near the village, and th-y had
exchanged interesting bit; of information ahout cities and the open country. "I've often wondered," said the
villager, after they had talked of many
strange things, "how all these hills
'happened'."
The teacher had been reading up so
as to make interesting the lessons iu
advanced geography, which his couple of fifth class pupils were soon to
have, and it was with pleasure that
he stated what appealed to him as
the most probable cause of the hills.
Carefully, he explained the theory
that the earth had cooled and contracted, its crust thereby wrinkling
into valleys and hills.
The other man listened attentively,
and then, with not the suspicion of a
smile, said, "Oh, that's it. And here
I've bc.„ going along thinking that
it was just that people had too much
laud and piled some of it up out ol
the way."
It was the same villager who, when
"company" had helped Y .t to do full
justice to supper at hia home, would
say, "I wish it was to-morrow morning," and, when someone had asked
why, would say. "I want to see what
we're going to have for breakfast."
Some Business Red Tape.
All citizens feel called upon occasionally to criticize Government or
military red tajw. and they speak as
though it was something completely
out-of-date in the ordinary affairs of
life. A young man who has frequent-
ty to put through an expense bill in
a large Ontario business house tells
a sto.j of business red tape. Kvery
expense bill has to be initialed by a
iiumb.-r of head*, of different d part-
ments, hut the young uian concluded
that that watchfulness was largely _
bluff,  BO  he  decided   to test   it.
After a long trip be put in a bill,
and was called in by the manager of
his department, who asked about
some small item and then passed the
account. Next the general manager
looked over it and found fault with
one point, 'ml finally put his initials
on it. too. A couple of other officers
passed it, and Hna.ly the cashier criticized some item and then handed over
the money.
"Well," said the yuuug man, "before I take the cash 1 w< uid like to
call your attention to the fact that
there is qutta a substantial mistake
in  the  ail  itiou."
Monument For Calgary.
Calgary is to have a monument.
Plastic art and patriotism are to hu
encouraged In Cow Town. Mr. Philippe Hchert, ouo ol Canada's best
iculpturisla, has been looking about
town for some time for a suitable
stage for Calgary's Heroism. He has
determined the idea of thc statue.
Of course, the prairie monument in
to be equestrian, What else could
servo as a memorial to the men of
■ Alberta who rode over '* o V-Idt to
victory and a Mauser build? Caua-
dian Courier.	
Too  Effective.
The fair damsel panted tor breath.
"Algernon," she exclaimed, "you
mustn't bunch your kisses—like that.'*
-Chicago Trlbuno,
Progress.
Each year tlie millinery show
Mil km life Bcem somewhat sunnier.
The h.-iiH can bo no larger, _o
They try to make thorn funnier.
-Spokane auukeiman Itivtaw.
BIG    JOHN    CANADIAN    WAS    A
PICTURESQUE ASSET.
He Was Not  Really  Needed to Take
the    Steamer   Down    the   Lachine
Sault But  He Added Color to the
Episode—His    Father-in-Law    Had
33    Children—John    Once     Saved
C.P.R. a Lot of Money.
All those who went down to Mont-
real  iu ships fifteen or twenty years
Ago    will    remember   the   feeling   of
| security  and  awe    with  which   they
contemplated the Indian warrior who
j  stood beside the wheel ill thc l.aehiue
: Rapids.   They will remember how the
I bout stopped opposite Caughnawuga,
j  bow  a bnvb-bark  canee was  paddled
alongside,   and   bow   a   magnificent
lo-k.UK warrior in   lull panop y  C.imbed    majestically    on    hoard.      With
plumes and paint,  aod all the trappings of state, he stalked up to the
'. pilot-house, and there took his stand
beside the helmsman     With   folded
arms he posed, gaxina sternly  upon
' the  seethiug  waters     Now  and  then
he addressed a word or two to the
wheel.   Hut most of the 'une be mere-
i ly stood antl   gaud coldly  and   Impassively at the rapids,
It gave one a teeUtUj of absolutely
safety to see Intu there 'Timid Women, )ust on the poiut of shrieking
at some particularly heavy roll ol the
boat, would glance up at that imperturbable face and sigh in content.
There could be no such thing as danger while he was there.
Some of the more knowing passengers    would   explain    in    awi-struck
) tones   lhat   he   was   Big John,   the
Canadian, and that every New Year's
i Day he shot the  rapids amid raging
waters and tumbling Ice In a canoe.
They  would  tell  you lhat he  was  a
great chief of the Iroquois, and that
the  ste-ituboat   company   had   secured
him at tremendous expense to ensure
the safety of their passengers.   WeU,
it was quite true about his being Big
John,   and   also   a   fact  that   he  shot
the rapids on New  Year's Oay  in  a
canoe, if he could induce venturesome
gentlemen to pay him to take them
down.     And   he  generally   found   two
' or three to go with him, for the sake
of the adventure and the notoriety attached to it.    But as for steering the
steamboat through the rapids, he was
about as  necessary  as a sail on  it.
As a matter of fact, the work was all
done by the very Insignificant-looking
( boat-hands who clung tu the kicking
i wheel  and   swung   it   with   all   the
! strength that   was    iu  them.    These
meu knew the rapids and knew how
] to steer.   But the steamboat company
i realized   what   u  drawing   card  Big
'■ John   was,  and   so featured   him   in
'■■ this  picturesque fashion.
But    whether   he   was   altogether
i needed on the pilot-deck or not. Big
i John was a very interesting figure—
| and still is.   Only a short time ago
he celebrated his seventieth birthday;
and on that   occasion   indulged   in
some   very  interesting   reminiscences
with a reporter of The Montreal Witness, who went out to Caughnawaga
to see him.   The newspaperman made
an allusion to   shooting   the   rapids.
and   immediately  Big   John   started
to reminisce.
"I'm getting too old now for anything like that," said he, "but a few
years ago it didn't matter how cold
it was. I was never nfraid, never hud
un accident. Once the bow of the
canoe rose up, up in the air and came
down hard. Thut time the bow opened a little near the top. But it didn't
mutter, I run the rest uf the rapids
just the same."
The old man then recalled his first
New Year's trip through the treacherous waters. At the recollection he
straiBhteued up, and laying his blackened briar pipe on the table grasped
an imaginary paddle. Then he told
how the cold wuter rushing hy washed into the bout and numbed him,
how he could not feel the paddle, so
cold were his hands, how he guided
his little craft between the rocks,
sliding over the smooth blocks in
the shallow places, with skilful twist
of the arm sending the boat past the
dangerous spots until the smooth
water was reached. At times, caught
in an eddy, the canoe would whirl
about with a suddenness that would
have thrown an unprepared passenger out, but though he could scarce
see, for the tears that the cold
brought to his eyes, he sensed the
moment and the place to dip the
paddle, und swerve into the rushing
waters once more.
The last time that Big John performed this feut was when His Majesty, then the Duke of York, visited
Canada in 1901.
The old man's home is not a pretentious place. From the outside it
is a frame two-storied building, plain
as the man himself, and as weather-
beaten. But inside it is different.
One who suw the interior before observing the exterior construction
would probably surmise that the
house was built of huge, rough logs,
ii house of the pioneer days.
And .mi it was ninety years ago,
when flr.-t erected. But it has been
changed since then. Big John, as
his family grew too large Ior the one
room, which comprises the ground
Hour, added a story. "But these old
beams are the same," said he, reaching up to the ceiling, his straight
form giving evidence of the wonderful
physique of his younger dnys. The
beams were of pine, some of them,
cracked and warped, but still strong.
The walls were whitewashed and the
old floor, which four generations huve
trod, was as clean as the deck of u
man-of-war. 0» the walls were
pictures of Big John in the glory of
his Indian costume, which he wore
as a lure to tourists when u pilot on
the old American line, another ua a
lacrosse player, recalling his trip to
England as captain of a team which
played before Queen Victoria, and a
signed photograph which Her Majesty gave him,
The Did iiiiiii who built the house
was drowned in the St. Lawrence UO
years ago, when a canoe upset and
eleven Indians met their death. Over
in the comer was a little bright eyed
"hild. Big John ia very proud of his
A-ifc'fl father, an old Scotsman, who
died in the sixties, at the ripe old
age of 104, He wns from Massachusetts, and had fought for his King in
more than one war. As a reward,
when he took himself a wife from the
Caughnawaga Indians, he was made
the agent at the reservation,
Three times was that old man
married, and hy each wife he had
eleven children, thlrty-three in all.
His last wife wus u young girl ol
Krench lineage, und he became her
husband when most men are content
to allow  lite to  pass by  while they
look  on.    His thirty-third child wa_
born  when lie  was ninety-live years
of age.    It is asserted that he would
bave  lived  ten years  longer had  he
not fallen   down   a   flight   of   stairs.
The accident   caused his   dentrr.-J!V-
the end he was a power iu the reservation.
"And  do you   think  the   old duys
, were   batter  than  these?"  asked  the
reporter,
i    "No. gracious, no." waa the reply.
■ and the word "gracious" was u favor-
] ite with Big John.   "Why every day
now  we   get some   surpris's.    Some.
| thing   new   every   tlay.    They   come
I like the water in the spring.    When
1 1 go to the city I B«e so much, big
buildings,    automobiles,    things    we
( never  would  have  thought  of   seeing
i fifty years ago.    I like these days the
best.     I  suw a  man fly  like u bird
'' last    year.     I   never   thought   thut   I
would  see that     And  when  some of
; tlie   Indians  here said that  we might
j get to heaven Unit way, 1 just turned
| around and  laughed.    I   knew  better,
i     "I've   seen    a  good    many    things.
[ But 1 never went to sohool for u day,
1 aud so 1 g
YUKON CLIMATE SENIAL      A   CANADIAN   ADMIRAL
. Delights of Summer Prevail for Ftur
Months.
No 1 uiger is the Klondike, even in
popular conception, the lone land uf
ice aud snow, which fiction and tradition pictured it. Northward, swift
on the heels of the gold-seeking pioneers have come railroud builders and
telegraph linemen, capitalists, bankers, settlers, until not only Alaska
hut the fur northwest is repeating
California's marvellous story of development.
Steamers, many of them palatial
in fittings, now navigate the rivers;
towns with organized systems of gov-
eminent are growing fast, with
schools, churches, banks and streets
lighted with electricity and paved.
From end to end of the mighty river,
the Yukon, the traveler may wander
during four months of the year and
never see snow. Instead there will
be a tangle of rich vegetation, of great
forests, of grass that grows as high as
a man's shoulder, wild berries in
. great variety, beautiful ferns waving
nd like a blind man. | in ()„. B0(t hrt.(.7.rSi great beds of the
SIR  ARCHIBALD   DOUGLAS   WAS
BORN IN QUEBEC.
British War Lord Was a Schoolboy
In the Ancient Capital, But Whtn
He Joined the Boicawen In I860
Ht Turned to the Larger Empire
—Is the Second Canadian to Receive G.C.B.
The second Canadian who has ever
achieved the honor of being mode a
tlrund Commander of the Buth is
Admiral Sir Archibald I. Douglas ot
Quebec. The first was Sir John
A. Macdonald.   Admiral Douglas is a
When   I   came  home  Irom   England   I
, was   telling  nbout  Bhetfield, and   a
' Utile   boy,   eleven   vears   old.   suid.
Tbey   make   knives   there.'      I told
him  to be still, that lie didn't know
' what   he   was   talking   about,   but  he
said   it   again.     I   asked  him   how   he
knew;   be  ba<|   never been  awty   from
the     Hinge,     'It says  so   iu  the  geography.' he siid, ami I was ashamed.
1   had  been  all over the eity  and   I
did   nol   know  thnt  they made knives
there     He   hadn't   been   out of the
village and he knew more about  tbe
place than 1 did    I was ashamed."
"You Ullist have had a good time
when you were there;" suggested the
reporter.
"1 could cry when I think of It,"
said the old man. "I know such
times will never come again. So
much that was new. Why, when I
came back to the village I crossed
the river on the ferry, you know, and
, when I looked at it I almost did cry.
It was like crawling into a dog-
kennel to come back to this place of
I dirty houses."
"Was that before   the   bridge   was
, built?"  was the   next   question,   for
almost any remark would bring some
interesting  narrative,
"You mean the C.P.R. bridge here
from LachineP   Yes,   it   was   before
thut.    Did you ever hear how I saved
| the C.P.R. millions nf dollars when
they   built   that   bridge.     No?   The
! Victoria   bridge   cost   s»ven   million
; dollars,   and   took   seven   years   to
! build.    This bridge cost less than a
million, and was finished in a year."
;    The old man then told how he had
made soundings at various spots in
I the  rapids  that were  considered    as
i possible  sites.    "It   was   very   hard
! making   soundings   there, when   the
; boat whirled round and rocked," he
i explained, and one day he asked what
j they were for.   He was told, and he
I immediately saw Mr. Peterson, chlol
i engineer at thut time, and stated he
knew the   place   for   the   structure.
And Mr.  Peterson said, "Show me."
Big John took him down to the reservation,   then   over   to   the   spot
where the bridge now stands.   That's
where it went up, and Big John holds
■ an annual pass from the C.P.R.   for
j that suggestion.
F. W. Merchant Is French.
It is not generally known that Mr.
F. W. Merchant, one of the experts of
the Ontario Education Department,
who has been investigating bi-lingual
schools in Essex and elsewhere in
the province, following the Hanna-
Pallon tempest, has a lot of French
blood in his veins. The family name
was Marehand. Mr. Merchant's father
was pure French, but in his mother
Scottish predominated, and apparently
it was Irom the maternal side that
he inherited his outstanding characteristics. At all events, the scion of
the family that we know is thoroughly Anglicised, not only as to name,
but as lar as outward appearances go.
in everything else. As fur as the
.nowledge of his intimate friend;
goes, Mr. Merchant does not even
speak French, though some of the "bilingual" teachers on the back concessions ol Essex may by this time be
able to testify otherwise. In mental
equipment, Mr. Merchant haa especial capacity for mathematics and the
sciences. His is the well-balanced
logical mind. His brain works with
the precision and accuracy of a finely-
adjusted mechanism, ln this it may
be he owes a debt to his French extraction, for the Frenhc have a reputation in the realm of logic. In Ire
personal appearance there is absolutely no sign of his French descent.
His complexion is florid and his hair
is the extreme antithesis of the black
tresses of Paris.
What Use Is Cottonwood?
A good opportunity awaits the
scientific investigator. There are ex-
tensive stretches of huge Cottonwood
trees in the Fraser liver valley in
British Columbia. At present, their
economic value is nil. The wood is
too soft for working into lumber; it
rots quickly, is exceedingly brittle,
und has no durability. It is useless
for lirewiiod,, und apparently has no
cluim to value for pulping operations. Its only utilization at present
is for Indian dug-outs, for which the
demand is limited und decreasing.
Unless applied chemistry run find
♦une means of turning the wood to
commercial account, thousands of
these giants will simply he torn on*
and discarded like weeds. Possibly
the development ol denatured alcohol might result in their exportation.
The Right Idea.
"It's remarkable how often a woman changes her mind."
"Oh, not always! There's ona idea
every woman gets that aha never
changes."
"What's that?"
"The idea that she's pretty!"
The Domestic Relay.
"Son, how would you like to enter
a relay event?"
"Fine, dud. 1 was a star at relay
events in college."
"8o I've heard you say. "Well, your
ma is ubout ready to relay the oar-
pet_."
Oh,  Those  Womenl
"I  am i!fi years old," announced a
woman of Nl at a ten least week.
"And I am 26," said a woman of 45.
Then turning to n girl of 17 who stood
near bv, she nuked, "How old are you,
Ethel?"
"Oh," replied Ethel, "according to
the  present reckoning,  I'm not bom
yet."
lUrple lupine and the beautiful yellow lilacs bordering the banks everywhere.
Three years ago the inhabitants of
Dawson lived principally ou dried
ami canned meats and sliced evaporated potatoes, To-day fresh meat is
bought iu winter and ull vegetables
ure grown nearby,
Nothing pleases the Klondiker more
than to entertain a skeptical visitor
from the suuth at table with lettuce,
aspuragus, green peas or celery
grown in his own rear yard. Moreover, throughout the Klondike country live stock can find sufficient lood
to sustain life even in winter.
From Dawson city to St. Michael's
by the Yukon is 1,600 miles, and
during the open season ol navigation,
from the middle of May till October,
some 40 stern wheel steamers ply
up and down, making the trip in 10
to 12 days.
The Yukon is easy to navigate,
being without snags and high banks,
the current running at about three
miles an hour.
Mowing machines and other hay
making tools ai - frequent sights
along the banks all the way to St.
Michael's.
The railroads of the Canadian
Yukon in the valley of thc Peace
River sre being built primarily because ol the enormous wealth Of the
country, but agriculture and lumber
are the great natural resources of that
vast stretch of land, which is as yet
little known to the world.
native of the city of Quebec. His
career from the time he left Quebec
i High 8chool and joined the flagship
j Boscawen in 1856 as a middy until he
I reached the top of his profession as
j commander-in-chief of the North
i American station is like a hook of
j adventure. He commanded the bat-
! tleshlps Serapis, Edinburgh, Oam-
. bridge, and Excellent among other
vessels, und was one of the men who
j taught the naval art to Japan, where
he served as director of the naval
college for some time. Admiral Doug-
: las' home is in Avonwick, Devon.
Every now and then when 1 cast
my eagle eye around on what I hoc
goin' on ahout me I begin to think
thut love of country \n love of a good
fut government job.
Col.  Den.son  Arrested.
Col. George T. Denison, Toronto's
famous police magistrate, was once
arrested himself under peculiar circumstances. It was in the spring of
1868. He was in Montreal, where he
met Sir Henry Havelock, with whom
he had become acquainted the year
previous in Toronto. Sir Henry, a
son of the Havelock of Indian Mutiny
fame, had come to Canada to succeed
Colonel (afterwards Lord) Wolseley
as Deputy Quurtermaster-Qeneral of
the forces here. He found Colonel
Denison to be a congenial spirit, full
of enthusiasm for military affairs,
and so he asked him to accompany
him on a walking tour through the
Eastern Townships, to secretly examine the frontier and verifying the
official military, maps. Col. Denison
was pleased to go ulong. But the
mysterious movements of the two
when they started aroused considerable suspicion. At last, while they
were at the village of Huntington,
they were questioned by a local
militia officer, and as their answers
did not satisfy him, the two colonels
were arrested. The officer who took
them in charge intimated that the
village magistrate was ready to commit them as "suspicious characters,"
and that they were to be driven
twenty-eight miles to the county jail
at Benuharnois.
At lhat stage of the proceedings
they bound the magistrate to secrecy,
disclosed their identity, and were
then allowed to proceed. Col. Denison tells the story in his book, "Soldiering In Canada," and notes that
this was the only time he was ever
placed under arrest.—Toronto Star.
Canadian Artists  Honored.
A couple of members ol the Canadian Art Club were recently honored
in New Yoik. At the annual dinner
o! the Architectural League of New
York, which is holding its yearly
exhibition ut the present time, the
medul of honor for sculpture was
presented to Mr. A. Phimlster Proctor, for the statues of tigers which
have been presented to Nassau Hall,
Princeton University, by the class of
1879. The models for these tigers
were exhibited at the Canadian Art
Club's exhibition in Toronto lost
February. The completed works are
in bronze and are beyond life size.
Another member of the club, Mr.
Horutio Walker, was honored by the
purchase of his famous picture
"Oxen Drinking," for the Canadian
National Gallery at Ottawa. The pic
ture has for a considerable period
been on exhibition nt the Montrose
galleries in New York. Its removal
to Ottawa has excited so much interest in New York that in making tho
announcement, the New York Herald
published a large reproduction of the
work.
Both Mr. Proctor and Mr. Walker
will exhibit nt the coming exhibition
of the Canadian Art Club which takes
place at ttie Toronto Art Museum's
temporary gallery In tho Public Library building soon.
French Scots.
There is an ancient settlement of
highland Scots, near Murray Bay,
on the St. Lawrence, which has
adopted the French language instead
of English. It was formed of disbanded soldiers soon alter thc British
conquest of Canada, and officers and
men intermarried with tbe French
Canadians, adopting their language
aud habits so completely that, though
they bear such names as Blackburn,
Warren, McLean and McNicholI,
their dependents are in all other respects as French as the iulmhi.___.i_
around them.
We Wouldn't Recognize  It.
} It has been asserted that an ordin-
I nry tea drinker would not recognise
| the beverage if given a cup brewed
: from the leaves that afford solace to
| the imperial family of China; certainly if extraordinary care can
i change the tlavor of a thing, the im-
' perial tea must be, at least, different.
| All tea intended for use by the im-
! perial household is raised in a garden
| surrounded by a high stone wall, so
Ithat no unauthorized person can ap-
I proach th_ plants. Only the tender-
j cat buds are gathered, and the persons who collect these leaves must
j abstain from eating fish, that the
! delicate aroma of the tea may not be
| affected. Furthermore, the pickers
| must bathe three times each day, and
[wear costumes especially provided, as
well as gloveR.
Some of the British officers' messes,
famous for their wines and liquors,
exercise almost as much care when
their liquid supplies are to be renewed. The officers charged with ths
grave duty of selecting the liquors
must abstain from tobacco and any
but the most dainty food for weeks
before undertaking to pass upon the
respective merits of the various vintages and brands which are to receive
the honor of consideration.
The Judge's Advantage.
One of thc best stories of Judge
Parry, a famous English jurist, related to a feeble looking man who
was rebuked tor supporting a ridiculous claim made by his wife. "I tell
you candidly I don't believe a word
of your wife's story," said Judge
Parry.
"Yer may do as yer like," replied
the man mournfully, "but I've got
to."
It was once the doubtful privilege
of Judge Parry to overhear the comments of two men against whom ho
had decided. " 'E's a fool, but 'e did
'is best," was the verdict of these disappointed suitors. "One might sleep
under an unkindcr epitaph," was tha
philosophic comment of the judge.—
London Graphic.
A Cobbler's Dozen.
In most countries thirteen is always
spoken ol us "the baker's dozen," but
in Italy it is called "a cohb'er's
d»r,e-i," There is a tradition in that
laud that formerly there was a law
compelling cobblers to put twelve
nails around the edge of u boot heel
and that when nails were cheap a
thirteenth nail wus driven in the centre for luck,
One Fish; 74 Anglers,
Only one fish was caught in a charity angling match ut (lorleston, in
which seventy-tour persons took part.
It us hooked on the lino of a competitor who was absent temporarily,
and was landed by another angler.
Forty prizes were offered in connection
with the match which was declared
off.   -.   *
Kednose (us he returns bin fellow
traveller's llnsk)-~"My dear sir, that
makes me a new man. I'm infinitely
obliged to you. I wish 1 had a thousand throats tn thank you." Fellow
Traveller (looking ruefully nt his
flask)—"I'm very glad  you haven't."
A New York City commission up-
pointed by the board of estimate and
apportionment has presented its re-
port, recommending increases of
f 1,700,000 in the salaries of school
teachers, of which 93 per cent, is to
go to women teachers and only 7 per
cent, to mon.
I Money fn Salvage.
i Tho Dover boatmen are reaping t*
irich harvest in salving the cargo of
the German sailing ship Preussen,
which went ashore to the east of Dover several weeks ago. As much as
.$1,1X10 hns been earned by one family,
I The cargo includes bags of wax weigh-
, ing about two hundredweight, and lor
.the _ the boatmen get $2.50 a bag.
! Buying Carlyle's House.
Thc house in which Thomas Carlyle
wus born at Ecclefcchan has been
sold to the London syndicate which
possesses Carlyle's house at Chelsea,
•'Al will be furnished to represent
tne house aa it waa in Carlyle's boy-
-hood.
Why, Indeed?
My little nephew listened open-
mouthed ut, the description of n railroad accident in which a man was
very seriously injured. When one of
the family remarked, "I think ho
could get damages from the railroad," the little fellow was puzy.led
and broke out wiih, "But father,
hasn't he got damages enough now?"
"My hern dies in the middle of my
latest novel," said the young author.
"That is a grave mistake, replied
the editor, "He should not die before I'm- reader does."—Atlantu Constitution. THF, PROSPECTOR, CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA
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When a married minister has ocens-
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there being no marriages in heaven
he tries to explain around it in some
way.
Teaching the Kangaroos
Au eflort is being made to organise
a baseball league in Australia. Tlie
fans will be able to give thc kangaroos demonstrations in the gentle art
of kicking never before witnessed iu
the bush country.—Vancouver Pro-
vince.
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Bill—"You sny you have spent
pounds in roller skating?"
Jill.—"I have."
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it?"
"Well, just feel that lump on the
back of my head."
Size of Canada
The word Canada had come into the
conversation of two little girls who
live in Everett, Washington. One of
them was eleven years old, and the
other five.
"How large is Canada?" asked five
year old Bessie.
"Oh. it's ever so big," answered the
other.
"As big as Belliughum?"
"Bellingham I" Eleven year old Mabel's voice wus heavy with scorn.
"Why, Bessie, Canada is as big as all
Seattle."
Pointed   Paragraphs
Long days shorten the light bills.
Some people tell unnecessary lies
merely to keep iu practice.
Better economize before your conditions compel you to.
Many a man has made a bad job
uf it as posing us a good fellow.
Blessed are the spellbinders, for
they shnll inherit the oflices.
It is easier to scatter sunshine than
it is to settle with the coul man.
"Yes, ma'am," said the salesman;
"the price of that goods is $10 a yard,
and it is worth every dollar of it."
"I don't doubt that, sir," responded
the sharp-featured woman, "it's worth
probably every dollar, considered in
its separate and individual capacity
as a dollar, but it isn't worth ten of
them. Show mu something else, if
you please."
The solemnity of the meeting was
somewhat disturbed when the eloquent young theologian pictured in
growing words the selfishness of men
who spent their evenings at the club,
leaving their wives in lonelines at
home. "Think, my hearers," said he,
"of a poor, neglected wife, all alone
in the great dreary house, rocking the
crudjc of her sleeping babe with one
foot and wiping her tears with the
)ther."
Little Fred—"Mother, ain't father
got a queer idea of what heaven is
like?" Mother—"I don't know dear.
I never heard him sav anything about
it." Little Fred—"Well, I did. He
told the grocery man that the week
you spent in the country was like
heaven to him."
A Slip of the Pen
The statement in "Wayside Philosopher's" letter today that one in every
three of the population of England is
a pauper is of course a mere slip of
tho pen. Possibly the writer meant
to say one in every thirty.
Almost any truthful married man
will tell you that when he qunrrels
with his wife he doesn't get a chance
to say much.
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A CANADIAN PHILOSOPHER.
Prof.  George J.  Blewett  Has  Found
Fame Abroad. •
Prof. George J. Blewett of Victoria
College, who last year was honored
with u cull to deliver the lectures on
the Taylor Foundation, ul Vaie. ia a
recognized-foro» in the-word of letter's though little known tn Toronto
outside of academie circles. He has
not any decided talent for preaching,
and is not fond of public appearances
o! any kind. He leads a life given
over to books and meditation, and except for thick-crowding fancies might
fittingly be described us u lonely man,
fulfilling the old ideal of the ascetic
philosopher. For his years there is
not a more widely read student nor
a greater master of English prose style
in Canada.
Dr. Blewett was born in St. Thomas
in 1873, and comes of uu old Cornish
family. From hia infancy he was
scarcely ever seen without a book in
his hand. He matriculated in 1890,
but after spending over two years at
the University of Toronto was obliged, on account of ill-health, to go
west, where he engaged in Methodist
mission work in Alberta for three
years. Returning to Victoria College,
he proceeded with his course, und was
graduated with high honors in the department of philosophy in 1897. He
spent the next two years in Toronto
in post-graduate work in his chosen
subject. Following this, he pursued
his studies in Germany arid at Harvard University. At the latter institution he was showered with honors
and received a fellowship for a year
ut Oxford and Berlin.
Dr. Blewett was appointed in the
autumn of 1901 professor of philosophy
in Wesley College, Winnipeg. After
serving there with great acceptance
for five years he wus called to Victoria College, and since coming to
Toronto has received tempting offers
to assume professorships iu the United States.
Prof. Blewett published in 1007 a
large volume of philosophical essays
entitled "The Study of Nature and
thc Vision of God." This book was
received with cordial praise not only
by tlie daily press, but by such learned publications as The London Quarterly Review, The Expository Times,
The London Spectator, The Philosophical Review, The Revue de Meta-
physique et de Morale of Paris, and
The Review of Theology and Philosophy of Edinburgh.
A Vast Unknown Land.
Nineteen-ten has been a red letter
: year in the history of the Upper Fras-
! er River, for in June last the woods
' re-echoed the strident blast of the siren of a steamboat which pushed its
way successfully up from Fort George
to Tete Jaune Cache, conclusively
proving that, with ease, its treacherous waters could be navigated by a
shallow draft vessel. Next year, a
i fleet of commodious stern-whe-leis
I will tear incessantly up and down,
; bearing constructional material, men,
; and provisions for the building of the
j line. Thus, the Grand Trunk Pacific
[ will eflect two remarkable achieve-
I ments in ono stroke—will develop a
, vast tract of unknown lund by pane-
' trating it with the iron horse, und
: open a long-closed waterway to steam
I navigation.
j    The Fraser River Volley will, in the
i course of a few years, become one of
! the busiest and most prosperous ugri-
; cultural and industrial belts in British Columbia.    As the river is tra-
1 versed, the mountain ranges roll well
: back, leaving a wide, yawning valley
j through wliich the river makes its tor-
I tuous way, doubling  and redoubling
i upon itself.  To give some idea of this
j extraordinary wandering, it may be
j mention   thut    whereas   you   must
cover 320 miles to journey by water
! from   Tete   Jaune   Cache   to   Fort
George, the railway, by following almost an  air line, only  requires 206
miles of   steel   to connect  the   two
points.
The whole of the valley is covered
with dense impenetrable primeval forest,-stretching from the water's edge
right up to the timber-line on the
mountains. Fortunately, fire has
wrought but little damage here, and
the timber is of distinct value too.
Just how many hundred million dollars this huge forest represents to the
British Columbian Government it ia
impossible to say. Towering Douglas
fir are in profusion, while the spruce,
hemlock, and cedar are also prolific.
Dr. Grenfell In London.
Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell, C.M.G., who
is well-known in Canada because of
his useful work in Labrador, is at
present in England, where he is attracting considerable notice. On Feb.
6, he delivered a lecture in Queen's
Hall, London, before a brilliant audience. He was described by The Westminster Gazette as "one of the best
story-tellers living," which is praise
indeed. Dr. Grenfell describes himself as "the most popular doctor in
his district," and as he is the only
doctor in one-quarter of a continent,
his claim is not over-stated.
As a youngster, Dr. Grenfell played
Rugby for Oxford. He is an excellent
shot and all-round athlete. He wus
house surgeon to Sir Fred. Treves, before crossing the Atlantic to Newfoundland and proceeding to his chosen work in Labrador nearly nineteen
years ago. In different parts of that
extensive country he has set up four
hospitals, which are of great benefit
to thc sea-going people.   He spends
fiart of each year lecturing to raise
unds for his work, and his lectures
abound in good stories and stirring
passages, dealing with thc adventurous lives and simple heroism of th*
people among whom he works.
Natural Talent.
"The teacher informs me thnt Mary
Anderson Wombat has considerable
dramatic talent."
"That's what. Why, that girl can't
recite the multiplication table without making tho most elegant gestures."
Increase In Immigration.
Tlie total immigration into Cannda
for the eight months, April to November, inclusive, all of this fiscal year
waa 243,171, as compared with I60,_&_
for the same period of last fiscal year,
un increase of 03 per cent.
"Do you think a secret ballot promotes honesty  in elections?"
"Can't say that il does," replied
the painfully practical politician.
"The secrecy of it tempts too many
men whom you huve paid lo vote for
you to go back on their words."—
Washington Star.
Fearful Cost of War
I    Those who are preaching in behalf
I of the world's peace should realize the
tremendous   cost  of   war.   No    more
i effective sermon against  incresed armaments  could  be prepared  than  is
contained in the simple statement that
since the civil war ended, in 1865, the
tUnited States has paid, for pensions
j_ir_ the pension -system, the atupen-
! dous total uf $ ..uy4.-G0.20.  This, al-
| though nearly forty years ago President  Garfield  said:     "We may reu-
' sonably expect  that the expenditure
! for   pensions   will   hereafter   steadily
j decrease',"—Leslie's.
Canada's Champion Dancer
Cured of Piles by Zam-Buk
Mr.   Thomas  .).   Hogan,   Champion
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The Great Guest Comes
While    the    cobbler   mused    there
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He pall.-.l him in    tioin    tho   stony
street
And cave him shoes for hia bruised
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Her  faee   with  wrinkles    oi    sorrow
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A bundle ol faggots bowed her hack.
And she wns spent with the wrenleli
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Lost and afraid in tho world so wild,
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Out of reach of the world's alarms.!
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And with it tlie Imi [ the blessed
(I llesl;
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Did   you   forget  thnt  tllis   was    the
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word.
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Three times my shadow was on your
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1 wns the beggar with bruised feet.
f wns the woman vou gave to eat,;
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street."
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He Got Shot
The smart man burst into the room.
"Heard the news about Dickenson
getting shot?" he roared, red with excitement.
Club members dropped their papers
and sprang suddenly to life.
"No!" they cried.   "When?"
" 'Bout haU-an-hour ago!" gasped the Smart Man.   I was there and
saw it!"
"Where did lie get shot!"
"Where did he get shot?" broke in
another.
"Down at the ironmonger's!"
chuckled the Smart Man, slipping into the best chair. "He bought two
pounds of it!"
Fate
Of dreams divine I built his shrine
And washed it clean with tears,
I strewed before its golden door,
Tlie flowers of all my years.
My  neighbor's fame was black  with
shame,
Weed-grown her shrine and hare,
Vet by iier gate of sin and hate,
He paused and found her fair.
With careless eyes ho passed me hy,
The love I might not win.
Hut knelt before her graceless door,
And prayed her take him in.
—Marie  Conway  Oemier  in  Smart
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.Tai! prisoners are to   have   syrup
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"My name," said the great tragedian, "hns adorned many billboards."
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bills."—Chicago News.
Typhoid fever and other epidemics
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the most serious coughs and colds.
25 cents a bottle; family size, 60
cents; all dealers or Ed manson, Dates
& Co,, Toronto.
The stage manager of a stock company plnying in Spokane, tells the
following story: "One of the stage
cats, seeing the soft (lakes of imitation snow trickling from the mechanical clouds of a performance of "The
Girl of the Golden West," entered the
retaining net to play about the time
I took a turn at producing a roaring
blizzard for the road agent. Knowing something of a Dakota zephyr,
and aided by a machine of my own invention I produced a storm that made
the audience jhiver and turn up their
collars. When the act was concluded
we found puss in a pile of paper snow
frozen stiff."
Two hunters returning from the
Catskills, decided to try some New
York City humor upon the agent of a
little railroad station in the foothills.
"When does the 3.49 train get inf"
asked one.
The old man regarded him seriously and at length. "Wall," he said,
"she generally gets in just a leetlc be-
hind the engine."
Later they approached him respectfully. "About time that train is due,
isn't( it Uncle?"
"Yes," said the agent, she's about
due. Thee comes the conductor's
dog. "—Everybody's Magazine.
"How is the new filing system?
Success? "asked the agent of the merchant to whom he had sold a "system" a few days before.
"Great," said the merchant.
"Good," said the merchant, rubbing his hands. "And how is the
business?"
"Husiness?" echoed the merchant.
"Oh, we have stopped business to attend to the filing system."
ii
FARMERS
M
should   always  use
OLSON TOOL STEEL ADJUSTABLE
PLOW POINTS
(patented)
BECAU8E—They save the time and
expense of welding; you can adjust
these points right in the field in less
than one minute; They are made from
the best Tool Steel which insures dur-
ablity; They will outwear four ordinary plow points. They can be re-
sharpened and replaced without removing any bolts or tbe share; They
will cause your plow to run smooth.
Do you realize what such points
mean to you in the saving of time,
labor and expense? Made in all sizes
to (it every kind and make of plows.
For further information, prices, etc.,
address:
Olson Tool Steel  Plow Point Co.,
Windsor, Ont.
Smith and Brown, running Opposite
ways round a comer, struck each
other.
"Oh," says Smith, "how you made
my head ring!"
"That's a sign it'fl hollow," said
Brown.
"Didn't yours ring," said Smith.
"No," said  Brown.
"That's a sign it's cracked," said
his friend.-Ideas
She was a scrumptious, dainty little
damsel witb violet eyes, cheeks like
peaches, a mouth like a rosebud, and
with chestnut curls frolicking over a
lily-white brow - in fact, she was a
regular (iarden of ISclon of a girl: and
when she said to tbe bookseller's assistant, "I want. 'The Ilest Society,'"
lie answered: "You may have as
much of mine as ynu like, you liltle
darling"
Fooling the Birds
At the London Zoological Gardens
there have been installed an eleclrie
device which controls the lights.
Kvery morning before daylight the
current is turned on ami tho birds begin to eat two hours earlier than by
the light of dawn. In this way quails
have beeu deceived into eating a
dozen times a day, so they become
fat for market very rapidly.—'London
Chronicle.
Coral  ostrich feathers nre wonderfully effective on a black velvet hat.
The Sculpture Issue
The sculpture of Greece  is subjected
at limes
To many a purist's attack,
Hut how would the Venus of Milo appear
With   a   gown   that   hooked   up  at
the back?
—Toronto News.
BOWEL    TROUBLE
MAKES SICKLY BABIES
Bowol trouble is the cause of most
of the ailments from which little
ones suffer. When baby's bowels are
not working regularly illness is sure
to appear, but when the bowels are
regular the little one is usually bright,
active and happy. No other medicine
for baliies has such good effect on the
bowels as has Baby's Own Tablets.
Tbey make their action regular, sweeten the stomach and promote good
health. Concerning them Mrs. Freeman Keener, of Harry's Corner, N.S.,
writes: "I can heartily recommend
Baby's Own Tablets for all the trou-
blefl from which little ones suffer.
My baby cirl was troubled with her
bowels and was so small and puny I
thought wo would loose her. I saw
Baby's Own Tablets advertised and
began giving th.*m to her and now
she is a big, healthy, happy baby.
For this I thank the Tablets, and I
always keep them in the house."
The Tablets are sob! by medicine
dealers or by mail at 2a cents a box
from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockville, Out.
Should  Not   Know  Name
The examiners of the council are
not supposed to know the names of
any of the students whem they ex
amine. The student is given a mini
ber.
r:r DODDS '>,
iKtONEYz
fe.vPI'US JZ
■%*2* NTS div"
0|«IICTCS   >^
W. N U., No. Ut. UK  PROSI'Ki fOR, CRANHROOK    HUIIISII COI.UM'VIA
The Perfume of the Lady in  Black'-=Today
The "Prospector" has entered a new departure by providing this story for its readers.
Drop   us  a  line  and  tell   us  how  you   like  the   Prospector  today.
Important To All
the Bchool    The   concert    held In    tho  oporu
the  school   Mouse  on  Krlduy  evening   under    lhe
auspices .if the Catholic Church was
largely attended.     An excellent   pro-
Spring has come.     Muse ball fans grume was rendered, which was much
are seen daily     throwing tho sphere enjoyed ii>  those present,
on the streets,
  The h«n,,nl     o poll iug  ol   Lho   Y,   M.
ll .1. Riloy, ol Y.d.k; and A 0. a v poatponod Irom Fob. 17th wlll
Oamerou, ol Moyie, were guests at ,„, tl|ll)l on Vprn ,.Ul offlolula ol
the Wentworth Wednesday. th)M.   v   H  Mllll ^   M   ,     v   wm i,0
u attoiulanco ou thai date,   Puriher
Now is the   time   lor
Trustees  to      seed   dowi
house grounds,
'lhe "Prospectoi ' will give $30.00 in value from anj store in
town to .tm person who brings into oui office 50 new paid in
itdvani e subscriptions to the "Prospector. . Everyone can
obtain the s;o worth l>\ .i little eflort. Suit in right awa\ and
thr value amounting tu 130 can he sours.
J,   1'        Kilnell,   ol    MoylO,   and     H.
Beaman, ol Porry Creek, woro regis
tered at the Cosmopolitan Tuesday.
announcement   will   be
ule lato
. I '• W
Wardnei
Tuesdaj
Donnhoe,    postmaetei     at
wns     a Cianbrook  visitor
i' C. Woods, and J fi Mc .rthur,
ol Toronto, were gueat- ai the rum
brook Tuesday
Green ties, ribbons and othet groeu
thing were very much in evidence
on Friday
1
On Thursday 11 orach team ol Cal
gary bow lore (topped ofl iti Cran
brook and had n tr. out mi the v
m. u v alleys Thoy wero on their
way t<> Hie hid tournament al Hun
knur
Tho annual tncctlug ui ihe Cran
brook Poultrj and pot Htock asso
olatlon will be held In the v M, 0,
A. committee rooms on Friday oven
inn March 84th al B 30 p. nt. Iflvary
person interested In poultry raising
la cordlalh  united to bo present.
|    Mrs. B. Lundeeu. o| Marysville was     Y   w   Murphy   ol Creston
shopping at Cranbrook Wednesday       the city Thursday.
LOCAL   NEWS.
Robins have made their appearance     ■'   Mason, ol
■ on the prairie east ol town. city  Friday
Spring has come.
Beautiful  weather  this week.
  tl.   Miller,  uf  Warduer.
Did  you aee Kelly and     his green  Wentworth Thursday.
waistcoat un Friday.
Judge Wilson wns ai   tloldeu th
week holding a sitting nl tho County
Q0urt "Some of   st    Patrick's   Practical
  Principles Ior Pi'obouI  Day Practice"
Horn   at   Craubrook  on   Thursday is to be the Bunday ovonlng theme ol
was   in  0j |tlsl WtH.k to Mr. and Mis. k    T. Rev. f. W. Klng'B    address   In   the
Brymner, a daughtei Baptist Church.       Morning subject
"Mighty   to  Save and   to   Koop." Vol-
111    the     q, q,  .lewell, ol Jaflray, a proml aro invited.
neat  lumberman  Ol  thai   town  was in 	
the city Monday on business. Prolossor Hicks     said: "Bo on thc
!■   W   Wyudham, ol Vancouver, was                           '  WBtch (or wlutor     8torins and a do
at  the Cranbrook Friday.       .                 p   bj,  Clements, It. 0. Sweet    and elded cold wave in March."   Wondoi
W.   H.   Ranoy,   of   Victoria,   were  reg* what  he   would    sny   if  lie    wns hen
1   istered  at  the Cranbrook  Monday
Moyie,
i    J.  McKenzie,  oi Moyie,  was ret;;
tered at the Wentworth Thursday
$$$$<&$$e>$<$$$<&$<&'$$<S| *"$w 	
w.  t>   McPherson, ol Pernio was st      u   A    ,BO,lW| '-,' ;>tJ"   I""v' ""■ "   istered at the Cranbrook Monday.       m Cranhrook enjoying  the  boautlfn
the Wentworth Wednesday Craabrook   visitor Priday weather which has prevailed since the
s    .lackson.    of     Brockville, Ont., advent o! March.
ivas tt  guest  at   the  Cranlirook  Tues-, , ,
lay The assistant     secretary of tho Y.
■ ■ M. 0, A., will    lie glad to    rocolvi
.,    u     ,r    , ,   oi    , „_   _, L'  J   Wood' v,( L'lvsUH1   waa at the   I,   Smith and W. J. Jones, of Waldo,   names of all  men interested  in foot
  C. B. Staples, ut   wyciine, was    a,Koval Friday
Get your     Ashing tackle ready the   ffUeat  at  thl,  Cosmopolltau Tuesday 	
season will soon open, _  A   H   Buck   oi Qalgary, was regis
*      '      , E. .McDonald, of Nelson,  was in the  tered at the Roval, Fridav.
J. A. Manning, ol Wardner. was in
was at   the
0. 0. Staples, ol     Wycliffe   whs at
j the Craubrouk  Frlda)
the city Thursday.
It. Arubb, of Nelson,
Cranbrook  Wednesday.
:lty Tuesday. 	
_____ El. B,  Kennedy, oi Kimberley
was at   the1    ri-  F-  Sbopard, of Calgary was    in  In town Friday.
I the city Tuesday.
were registered nt the Cosmopolitan ball.    At present he has a few names
Monday. 0f football     players, ami with a few
 ' more added,     thc Y. M. C. A. ought
V.  Klmpton,  of Windermere was a to he able to put a good strong team
Mi-R.  Anderson, of     Wycllffe,
shopping in town Wednesday.
was      F. Wright, ol WyclitTe, was in town
1 Tuesday.
W.  H.  Davis, of Wycliffe,  was ren-      F.    Bird, of    Parry    Sound,    Ont.,
Istered at the ('rnnbrook Wednesday,   was in the city Tuesday.
guest  at  the  Cosmopolitan  on   Bun- on the Held tills spring.
■lay last. .	
  Ladies and Gentlemen troubled with
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Blrtch, of Cal-  painful feet, corns, or otherwise, can
gary,  were Craubrook    visitors  Hun-  und relief by paying me a few visits.
_. day last. p|fty cent8 a visit.     1 will call   at
0. D.  Knights, ol Hossland was at                                                                      any ladies residence    if required    at
the Cosmopolitan  Sunday last.                Pl  w* Bu!*-«*8. an(1 *-• Pennock, of „anie terms.       Mrs.      Belle    Butler.
                                Wardner,    were  guests at   the Cran- ciark    Avenue,    west     Bide,    fourth
R.   Hisgins, and  E.  Whltefleld were
guests at the Wentworth Friday.
Q.   Heald,   uf   Jaffray.   was  a  Cran-   brook 8unday  last-
brook visitor Sunday last.
VACCINATION.
house south nf Lewis street,
Mr. and   Mrs.   Sait, of Kimberley,     H. Wheeler, of Moyle, was register
J.  McDougal, of   F'ort Steele   was
in the city Sunday last.
M.  Preston, of  Vancouver,  was   In
th* city Monday.
were registered at the Cosmopolitan ed at the Wentworth Friday.
Thursday.
How do   you like The Prospector?
  The     "Prospector" and    Cranbrook,
IJ. 0. Mcl'hail, nnd   G. Leach,   of and Cranbrook and tho "Prospector"
   „,                                     Moyie, were registered at the Cosmo- ls H11 one. wj,e„ ym, speak of tho one
Owing   lo   ttie   |)l'C!Vl.lnin:e  of SmnllpoX  III  ttie ImitlPtliatH                               ,                             politan Friday. the other comes to your ralnd.   Thoy
Vifiinlty orCl'finbl'oolt, aLl-lltlull Is dirci-lo-  to tho 1'Pgll III tions of   j    W. E. Smith ol   Rossland   was at     A   _   Watts "oTwattshuri;   p    ,. are in8el"mlbl,!-
,.      ,,,,-, .. ,,     , , ,   ,      i       'the Cranbrook Monday. ,    '    ',' ..       '  .. . ,      „ 	
tin- Provincial Boill'd ol   Heilltll, datod llio .ilsl nl January, IIHI,                                                             dent of the   Wattsburg Lumber Co., The beautifu, weather now prevail-
1    J. H. Wilson, of Spokane, was   in   "u '" tlle <'<■? Friday on business. lng iB    enticing to   the ball player.
the city Monday.                                    ,,      _   ,     ~TZ    ,   , Jt is l,mv   time ,or   tne   Crnnbrook
Alex. Taylor, of Kimberley, mana- „_,, |)laym.lj t0 „t t0f,Mm. and
respecting vticciuiil
li is horoby oitloreil tlial nil Local Boards of Health shall
arrange suitable limes uml places for vacc'lMalioii and give public
notice thereof,
lOvoiT reKld.nl of lliis Provinco shall forlhwiih bevacoln
atml or produce lo lim Mudicul llunllii > ...i.-.T ul U.u district or
municipality where he nr she resides u _ar.tltl._la or proof of
successful vaccination within lhe preceding seven years, or u
certliiuale thai such person is at Lliu present insusceptible of vaccination, or u certiUcale of physical unfitness for vaccination,
such certificate slmll bo from u duly qualified medical practitioner.
li shall be tho duly ol tho School Trustees and Teachers
of all schools (public or privatuj to seo that the provisions of the
preceding Hubsection are forthwith complied with by nil children
attending such schools, high schools, or colleges
All persons are required to produce to the Medical Health
Officer of the City a certitieal • proof of successful vi inalion
within lhe precefling seven years or a certificate thai such person
is insusceptible of vaccination or u certificate of physical unfitness of vaccinal nui or In attend, cither before their own
physician or before lhe Medical Health Officer ul the (,'itj ul his
office, Armstrong Avenue, for vaccination prior to the luth day
of March. 1011.
Dated this .nd day o( March. 1911.
P   DeVERE HUNT.
I hulrm.ii ul Locu   Ronrd ul Tiade
E. \V. CONNOLLY,
Medical Health Ull   m
Parker Rantz, of Wardner,   was in  KCr "f thfe   ^aylior Lllmbw Co" wa8 cure a lirst class ball team,   and   lu
, the ctty Monday.
I    J. Barreau, ol Medicine Hat,   waa
| in the city Friday.
Dave Elmer     left on Monday on a
busine-H trip to the far east.   He will
: lie away (or several weeks.
so doing should remember that the
"best" men obtainable are none too
good to carry the Cranhrook colors.
at the Cranbrook Monday
On  Tuesday evening  the  Ramblers
E.  T. Tormer, of Dubuque,    Iowa,      aituation Wftnted by ftn experienced i and the Commercials played the final
was a Cranbrook visitor Monday.       lfl(ly stenographer.    .Apply   to P. O.' gamc °' tne 8eBSOn-     Owing to tho
  Box 30 Kernie   B   0 condition of     the ice the game    was
Parker  Ratit_,  of Wardner was    In '    ' not a8 interesting as previous games,
the city Friday on business. A   Carney,   of    Kaslo,    provincial The   Commercials   won, having gone
government inspector, was in town, though the season without losing a
Monday. On Tuesday ho viBited: game. The Ramblers losing but ono,
Wycliffe on official business. the final game.
J. D.  McBride was at Calgary this
week on business.
W. C.  Marshall is now manager of
the East  Kootenay Butcher Co.
ing to the front.     Send in your sub-  night and day,     with business grad-
.       ,    . .    aeriptton at    once ($2.00),     and   he  uallv  increasing.     The   management
Our continued storlos are  interest-L .. . ,_,__,,,
among its readers. wishes   it to be cleurly     understood
  that anyone may   use that pnrt   of
WANTED   a     housekeeper    for ai_.tne building at any hour.      Come in
men.     Must be a good cook.  A very and try the regular    noon dinner nt
desirable position.      Apply  to P.  O.   ;J5 cents.     Still a few     single    and
j llox 33, Moyle, B. C. !>-3t     l!oHWtf roomK vacant.
lng rending for  the  lumberman  who
works in the camp.
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Phillips of St.
John. N.B., were guests at the Royal  Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hughes, ofl
Brandon, were Crnnbrook visitors on
Wednesday.
A committee of the Board of Trade
was busy this week    securing slgna-
We have received at this olllce an
attractive pamphlet descriptive of
turn to a petition for the .-eaubmie- the attraction8 ()f (.atKary the common of the aewerage by-law. |n(_ wMtopn   cjty      -_   vm 0ftlgary
R, L. T. Galbraith, of Port Steele,
Jndian Agent, was at Cranbrook
Wednesday on husiness.
A. Y. Bryant, A. Doyle, H. R.
Mather, of Fort Steele were in the
city Wednesday.
li.   Finch, and     E. Culver, of Cal- j
gary,   were  guests at the Cranhrook
Wednesday,
Children  were  gathering  wild How-j
ers,
week
show   ilu<  I'ligineers      how   to  provide +<
against Biieh BUddon thaws in future. <>
11   is    remarkable,     how  well    and , [
steadily work has boon carried on on i,
ihr railway nil wlntor,     Tho Btoaiu ''
shuvole havo scarcely been idle n da) i >
from oxtrome    cold, ao tbat at dnte 11
id tins writing a few abort gaps    re- ' '
main to tie tilled mid tin1 grade then \l
will have reached   Bull river.     Hero «>
tho men   at    work near town   bavo ' *
been    traaforrod    to damp 7 (Roger ,,
Mooro'a  Ranch)  aboul     tbroo miles «►
down tho    rlvor, or to Camp G (the |[ »Ton__SO_Pi__ll     Art 1
old steamboal  landing)   below    I'm I   * OZX»on»l     **%V\
Quirk'a rauch,     ivhero    Lhe levelling ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦
down of a high clay blull Is proeeod
nu   apUCQ      With   tho     aid oi  liberal     ,,__■-- ■■ ■■■! —nM»»iM       j. ,^_
SUpptOB of powder,   making tho dwell- /
ers in town think    of an     invading        S1111161"  ScwiflJsT
W.  CLINE
it
ill lliu iilil   Miuutolit.   lUilt.r
Slio|iuioi HOW ii_ foiin.l In Lbe
MANITOBA HOTEL
First Class  Work   iu
all   tu'iun'lit'-*   of   thti
[oi
carrying on a lively caunona*
tho season
Machines do
the Best Work
Tho lirst  autotnoblli
wns oui Tuesday.
The llrst gang of     the government
road makers was put on     this week  ,
under the     foromanahlp of    George V^,	
,''   |}B*. .. .       i h_\  last a lifetime and cost
llioiijdi then: Ims beon more or less ■
building or repairing of buildings go-  v,,|y  lml('  ,l,OIV  t,i;in  thrown
ing on uii winter, tiie march of im-   ( pettier,   catchpenny,  cheap
provemont In that direction whs   be- ni.u hints.       Sold     on     Slnalt
gun a few days    ago by the tearing * *    .)aym   u   b
down of one of the old tune cottages -    ■    -' J
nn  the bank of the river to increase ^~* ir-k     *r*\ **
tho extent      und isolation of an    ad 1*160.   -D.    _rOW611
Joining   mansion   mid   grounds,   while Sillgei* StOfe
it onlargea tho view     of neighboring
csiMonts.
The explosion of gasoline about  a
week ngo.  which nearly cauaed use   AI.SO SHfOOND    HAND MAOHlN
Armstroug Avonus.
hone 157. Cranbrook, B.O.
FOR -tAI.K   CHBAP AND TO
KENT
rlous lire u*-d did Inflict severe burns
on a young lady, who might easily
have become a martyr to her brave
Ht tempts      to prevent tho     spread of
the conflagration, should bo a* warning to ull who nre obliged to handle
this dangerous stuff. Miss Lizzlo
iValsh, tlie young lady in question, la
recovering nicely from her imi niul
injuries.
Tbc only serious accident in live or
six months work on the steam shovel gang here happened iu February,
resulting in u compound fracture of
the riglit leg, necessitating amputation bolow the knee. The sufferer,
Robert Marvin, is doing well aud
will soon  bo able to leave the hospi- —_——
tai.
 .  Repairing a Specialty.
SALBJ OF CIGARS ON  SUNDAY
Whether a cigar could     he legally  phoIla 5U     '   *   '      P. O.  Boi Ull.
sold an Sunday or not was the sub-  ■ •
ject nf two judgements three mouths ♦+♦♦♦♦+♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦
ngo.     Judge Leet said no und Judge
Ha_in sniil  yes.     The letter's judge-
Frank Dezall
mHNKKAI. blacksmith
and
Woodworker
llulilwr  Tires  Applleit
To Buggy Wheals
UIKNTH    FOH    CANAUIAN OYOLB
ANU MOTOR CO'S BICYOLBS
\ A.  WALLER j;
ment wns appealed  by the Lord's Day * MASONHY
Alliance and the     higher court    has ♦
confirmed  it with costs against'  the X
Lord's Dny  Alliance In     the King's X    Nlenni   Bnilor,    Kuril
Bench,   Appeal   side,   thus  mnking  le- J
gal the Bale of cigars on Sunday. X
There is a by-law that permits the ♦
sale of a cigar on Sunday, according t
to Judge Archambault's   judgement. w
The  Lord's    Day    Alliance    lawyers w
contended that the city hnd no right ♦
ii ace,
and Sffitic Ttoik work
a specially
L'ost and aturh esltmates
funnsht tl on application.
AU.ht-i. : P. O. Bnx 246, Craiibrook
to have such n by-law, because sell
ing a cigar,  if it    was illegal would   *♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦«>♦♦<>♦♦♦«»
be a crime, aud therefore something
lor the Federal Parliament to adjudicate upon, and not merely an
offence that could be determined by
the Legislature, who gnve the city
the power to pass tlie by-law. Judge
Arclinmbadlt held the Legislature
had the right to give the city power
to pass what was merely a police
regulation uml not a crime.
We Deal in Everything From
a Needle to a Locomotive
Joseph H. McLean
DKAl.KR IN
.All hinds of Second-Hand Goods
Kumilure a SPECIALTY
BUYER  OK  FURS
had a population of l_,r>0(),   and   In
11)10 the increase hnd  been  threefold
s for the      £   K|l,1,'onlm  would    sunn   he  forth
enterprise of    its citizens and    tbe|com,n*' tttti\ M0 h«d™wly ^eivod
local     industries.    In the future   wc
W.rr.n UeUcck, n former   resident ]"-» c»» ll tbe^Ohloago of the weal.
nf Cranhrook,  is In the hospital   at     pARBNTH   „ot ompioylng ,,„,„ „,
Kamloops, seriously 111     with pneu-  m „M|( _n(,   wjljh)ng to aI)m,d    „„
evening out   at some   entertainment
can find a competent steady   woman
... ... , ,„   ,.„_ to look after their children and care,
! tn.- hillside west of town this '* *'" Hmt" r * u!' WCreuIr*gtS* (or their home during their absence son has reason to believe also .that
tered at the Cosmopolitan Wodnee- by employin(_ mo at 25 cents an construction un the main line west
'lay. ihour     MfB< Belle Butier,   residence ftnd northwest of Kamloops is to be
fourth     houae   weat   side of   Olark commenced shortly.     In addition to
week     on business.     it is     rumored1.. ,„        „,, .
a*. . ,      tn i. i      i   -      * ti    ... i  85,000.     Th s speaks wonders
that he will take charge of the Hotel      '        ,   * '
" .....nJ_     ..« I*.,     ... t la-no     ii.
VanDecar ns proprietor.
mourn.
F. Woodyard,    of Calgary, and J.
KAMLOOPS  TO  Hl_  CJi-NTRH  OF
HAILWAV   ACTIVITY
Thnt    over    $2,500,000   should    be
spent in railway work in the vicinity
of Kamloops thia year is the opinion
of    Mayor    Roblnsoh    of  the  Inland ■ __
(.'ity.   Mayor    Robinson    arrived   on
Friday    in  the    city  from  Victoria,   S.lge's Olil   Stand,   Hanson  Av_
where, with Mr. J. P. Shaw, M.L.A. Hh«u_ ssi
he  has  beeu  lntervewing  Mu.  T.   G.
Molt,  executive ngent for the Cana-   ""   "  "~ ""   " *~
diau Northern Railway company. Mr.
Holt, assured bim tlmt. au official announcement of the plans of the Ca
mid inn   Northern   company   for  enter
trances thut work on the bridge
across the South Thompson uear
Kamloops would ho commenced aa
soon ns high wnter recedes. The
city is to lie reached by u spur
track, which will ultimately he ex-
tended south into the Okanagan and
Siinilknmeen country.     Mayor Robin-
w.
K.   BEATTY
IJnnViltiktir,
l\inh!ilm»»r,
I'Ninei.l Dlr
iniui'.
CUANUKOOK.
ll.C.
M. M. Smith, of St. Stephens, N. i
D., and H. Gorman, of York, N. B.,
were registered at the Royal Wednesday.
Dr's King and Green are arranging
to have a resident doctor located at
Moyle,  to take the   place    made va
cant hy tbe removal of Dr. Coffin toi
Rossland.
Northern,    the C. P. R. will     spend
MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS    | $r,,,n.-00 in   changing Its   main   lino
The annual meeting of the    share-1iriini i,lc   main street to   the   river
holders of    the Fink Mercantile Co.,|bw-K-     A  tl'ttfflc hridSe aeroaB     tho
which the election of directors took
place. The present Board wore elected by acclamation. The directors
reported thnt    the past year's bust
by the provincial government, In
addition to this, residents can he
depended upon to spend half a million dollars     in now buildings,   and
Subscriptions     are  coming jn    for. ,  .
,.      ,„„ „,    .    ,,     . .        ,    .   : prices were found to be much lower
the    'Pros lector     why  not send    in,' _, , .   ..        ,
V '«.     J2.00 will scenre every „„„,■"""" *» *" °"   *"'*_* '"" v"''
 ■ lor     the yenr.     A pa ■   full ol  ""   buB",CSH ,1"""K tho ycnl  m*
interest   tn  all. m"d'  lat«8f'
neua as bolng sntlsfnctory,     tlionuh i U>ore la one Item   of $1211,000 for   u
new Wing to tlie Old Peoples Home.
THE Pill
Phone 141
Is the Place to go for
Ice Cream and
Home Made Candy
nruii   WORK    iiHuiNH
PORT   ST1__L>_
AT
SOLD BY THE  FINK   MERCANTILE CO..  CRANBROOK a..™
The   Y.  M.  0.  A.  monthly    magazine for   March is     uu the     reading
room table. Copies of "Association Spring has arrived with a sudden
Men- may he obtained from the dash. For four or live days and
office by all men interested, (let ,liK|,ts the temperature hns risen well
mH- above freezing, and thc snow in town,
on the grados and In thc open conn-
The Hoard of Licence Commission- try has left. Wheels nre again the
ers mot on Tuesday, nnd assented to vogue and Bleighs the exception
the transfer of the licence of the Some little damage has heen done to
Wentworth Hotel to John McTavish, the railway grade lu town, but
und the Queen's  hotel  licence to Mrs. i nothing of a     serious nature, indeed
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Picture
Framing
Al our ustubllslimont
is floim r\u-\,\ nml pt'lcoR
soil all [iiiclfQls.
Every Frame made is
Guaranteed
W. KILBY
O. K. Barber Shop, Armstrong Ave
RoxB-2      •      -       Phono 271
nothing more    than was needed   to |iyy^vWWWWVWWWS
D.J.JOHNSON
-     CARPENTER   AND
BUILDER
0ONTRAOT8 SOLIOITBD.
HOUSES
For   Suit or Rant »t R.Monahlt
Price..
Ofliceft Workshop—Lewis St,
thou No. ll.

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