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VOL. IV., No. 9   ..■-',-
SATURDAY, MAY 31, 1913
.■notion price. $1.2 I ,     year
Forms of Application for Board
of investigation sent io Local
Union Officials.
A correspondent to the Nanaimo Daily Herald of the 27th inst.
writes as follows concerning the
situation on Vancouver Island:
Editor Herald, In considering
the question of the strike at Cumberland and Ladysmith during
the last eight months, there are
certain facts which seem to me
to be clear and distinct and beyond all cavil and dispute. The
first is that when the trouble
commenced the men believed
that Ihey had a grievance which
would stand the closest lest and
were therefore earnestly desirous
of having the matter fully investigated. When 1 saw the
repeated cll'orts which those men
were making to get an enquiry
into their grievance I took the
liberty to write to the Labour
Department at Ottawa to find out
whether any application had been
made for a Board of Investigation
on behalf of the miners of Cumberland and Ladysmith and received the following reply:
Ottawa, Jan. 7, 1913. j
Dear Sir,—I have yours of the'
28th ultimo regarding the strike
of coal miners at Ladysmith and J
Cumberland, and in reply to your
enquiry whether an application j
was made on behalf of the miners
of the above named places for a
Board of Investigation when this
dispute  began,  I beg to  state
that no such application was received.
I may add that the Department, on hearing through the
press and otherwise of the outbreak of the strike, immediately
forwarded to the Union officials
understood to be concerned, copies
of the form prepared in the Department for use in making application for a Board of Conciliation and Investigation. I enclose
a copy of the Industrial Disputes
Investigation Act, as you request. --Yours truly,
Deputy Minister of Labour.
It seems clear from the above
reply that the officials of the U.
M. W. of A. were determined to
have nothing to do with the
Labour Department and this
brings mc to ask what was the
reason for their doing so? Their
conduct in this matter was quite
at variance with the procedure of
the U.M.W. of A. at other places
as will be seen from the follow-
ing instance. In the month of
October last year a dispute occurred between the Crow's Nest
Coal Co. of Forme and their employees who were membersof the
United Mine Workers of America.
The officials of the Union applied i
to the Labour Department who
at once took up the matter with
the result that the dispute was
settled to the satisfaction of the
men without any stoppage of
work. This dispute arose about
one month after the Cumberland
strike began, and I can quote a
large number of similar cases if
it becomes necessary to do so.
The game played at Cumberland
is not only at variance with the
action of the U.M.W. of A. at
other places in dealing with labor
disputes but it is so glaringly inconsistent in itself that it may bo
described as the rankest kind of
deception. Just think of it. i
While the officials of the U.M.W. I
stubbornly refuse to apply for a I
Board of  Investigation,   which
undoubtedly would have ended
the trouble, they keep up the
gallery play of trips to Victoria,
making platform speeches and
all the rest of the little game for
the ignoble purpose of deceiving
the unwary. To me the object
of all this is quite clear and
especially so when we reflect a
little upon another part of the
play indulged in by the officials
of the U.M.W. ol'A. At a meeting in ihe the Nanaimo Opera
House on April 18th, according
lo the press reports the following
language was used by a prominent union official of the U.M.W.
of A.: "By reason of the men of
Nanaimo not being organized
they have been filling the market
of Cumberland and Extension
mines, and were thus indirectly
scabbing, etc," and in the U. M.
Workers Journal of May 15th a
letter appears signed by Mr. A.
Jordan from which I quote as
follows: "For eight months the
men of Ladysmith and Cumberland have been on strike, and for
eight months have the miners of
Nanaimo and South Wellington
supplied their markets." Now
during the last two or three
weeks 1 have been trying to find
out the truth about supplying the
Cumberland and Ladysmith markets, and after many failures I
have just received the necessary
information from the Customs
Department at Ottawa. To put
the matter plainly, I requested
the. Customs Department to let
me know the quantity of coal imported into British Columbia from
the State of Washington for the
months of Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec.
1914, Jan-. £<*., March, 1912.
This gives the amount imported
when there was no strike on.
Then we want the amount for
the same months when the strike
was on. Here is the answer
which I will show to anyone.
For seven months when there
was no strike on the quantity of
coal brought in from Washington
was 13,375 tons and for the seven
months of the year when the
strike was on the quantity brought
in was 77,218 tons. The amazing
increase, large as it is. is only a
part of the benefit derived by the
State of Washington from the
Cumberland strike. The coal
operators of Washington have
the markets of .Seattle, Tacoma
all to themselves and they also
get the large number of steamers
which got bunker coal at Cumberland. Now if this be true that
those who produce the coal to
supply the Cumberland and Ladysmith markets are scabbing then
it necessarily follows that the
United Mine Workers of the
State of Washington are the
parties to which this terrible
term ought to be applied. This
much is certain. Just as soon as
the strike occurred at Cumberland the stream of coal from
Washington began to How into
the markets of British Columbia,
and this stream continued to flow
until the Cumberland mines had
a monthly output of 40,000 Ions,
which naturally checked the How.
Hence the necessity for the call
to strike here which has had the
effect of causing the stream to
flow more freely than ever to the
great delight of the Washington
operators. 1 see nothing very
mysterious in all this as 1 am
fully convinced lhat the U.M.W.
of A. have not only a working
agreement with the Washington
operator!;, but also a selling
agreement as well, and the little
game which the U. M. W. of A.
have played on Vancouver Island
during the last eight months is
only their method of carrying out
their part of the bargain.
The cry for investigation at
Cumberland, the charges of scabbing at Nanaimo, the official
denials of Washington coal coming into British Columbia, and
the demands for recognition at
present, are only the members of
the orchestra composed of the
United Mine Workers of America,
each playing his part to the best
of his ability for the purpose of
concealing the real motive for
their actions.
(Before James Abrams, S. M.)
On the evening of the 24th the
police arrested  George  Knight
and on Monday morning charged
him with using obscene languai
and  creating a disturbance on
Union Street. Tho accused pleaded guilty. The magistrate requested Constable M. J. Murray,
! who made the arrest, to repeal
J the language used by the prisoner, to which the magistrate had
a decided objection and informed
the accused that such language
would not be tolerated in and
around Cumberland. After giving the prisoner a good dressing
down he fined him <>'50 and costs
or in default four months.
John Commdon, at one time a
resident of Bevan, appeared before his worship charged with
shouting and screaming. He was
one of the mob that gathered in
front of the King George Hotel
on Saturday night, which tin
police had some trouble in dispersing. The accused was dismissed with a warning and costs
of the court.
John Donnelly and S. Tway
were charged by Constable Hannay witli being drunk and disorderly at Courtenay. They were
each fined $5 and costs and told
to keep sober from this on.
Game Warden Dawley, of
Courtenay,'- laid an information
against a Jap for taking fish from
the Courtenay River under eight
inches. The magistrate had the
fish on the bench which only
measured six inches. He informed the Jap that it was' unlawful
to catch such small fish and fined
him $20 and costs.
Constable McKenzie, of Union
Bay, charged Louis Bully with
being drunk and disorderly, he
was fined 85 and costs. Joseph
Davis also appeared before his
worship, the accused had been
arrested for making an indecent
exhibition while drunk and asleep
at Union Bay. For this offence
he will spend two months in
Edward Burns was fined $5 and
costs for fighting on the Main
street and $10 and costs for resisting arrest. The magistrate
advised him to be careful in future. Colman, for taking part
in the fight, was allowed to go on
paying $5 and costs.
(Before Wesley Willard, J.P., and
Thos. E. Bate, J.P.)
J. Colman, charged with swearing and causing a disturbance on
Dunsmuir Avenue, pleaded guilty
and was lined $15 and costs or
two months.
The police arrested Sam. Y.
Daita at Campbell River on Monday and laid information against
the accused that he did with a
certain loaded revolver lire a shot
at Sydney Booth with intent
thereby there and then to murder
the sa'd Sydney ' Booth. He appeared before the magistrates on
Tuesday and was remanded for
eight days.
Joseph Horton appeared before
the bench charged with assaulting Carl Killeman. After hearing
the evidence for the prosectttuion
and defence the accused was
found guilty and fined $10 and
costs, in default 30 days.
Information was laid against
Steve Munich for causing the
death of E. Doving and G. Con-
tenanza at No. 8 Shaft on April
19th. Accused appeared before
the magistrates on Wednesday
evening and was committed for
trial. Reid Miller was charged
with a similar offence on Thursday and released.
Young Pigs for sale the kind
that grows. Price $5.00 each. -
T. A. 1.. Smith, Hornby Island.
Mrs. Thos. E. Banks left by
I Wedni sday's train for Vancouver
on a visit to Dr. and Mrs. .1. A.
Better take a look at Ihe Standard Bicycles carried at Tarbell's.
.Mr. and Mrs. J. 11. Collins, of
Victoria, arrived by auto on the
24th and were the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Wesley Willard, returning by auto on Monday.
(letting near fly time. Buy
your window screen and doors at
Tarbell's Hardware.
The City Council held a meeting on Monday evening when the
Municipal Tax Rate By-Law
passed its third and final reading.
li's time to goa-ftshing, A full
line of tackle at Tarbell's Hardware store.
The Executive of the Cumberland Conservative Association
left by auto on Thursday evening
to attend lhe annual meeting of
th,' Central Conservative Association which was held in the
Comox Court House.
There is no doubt whatever but
that McClary's Kootenay is the
besl. Range on the market. Tarbell's Hardware.
Holy Trinity Church.- Garden
Party and Fair of useful and
fancy articles will be held on
Tuesday, June 24th on the lawn
at the residence of Mrs. C. H.
Tarbell, Afternoon tea and ice
cream will be served. Contributions of articles for sale, cakes,
sweets, etc. will be thankfully
received by any member of the
Brighten up around your home
with a little S. W. P. A full stock
at Tarbell's Hardware.
Mrs. J. M. Quick, an experienced photographer of San Francisco, but now a resident of
Cumberland will, as soon as suitable quarters can be obtained in
this city, open a photographer's
studio. She is now prepared to
do outside photography, scenes
and family groups, either inside
or outside the home, also developing and finishing Kodak work.
Sample views of Empire Day
celebration are on exhibition at
Peacey's drug store and McLean's
jewelery store, where orders will
be taken. For further information apply residence opposite
Union Hotel.
First Annual Ball
of the
Cumberland and Courtenay
Automobile Association
A Grand Ball lo celebrate the
formation of the CCA. A. will lie
given on the 26th day of June.
A.I). 1913, al Fechne-'s Hall.
Courtenay. Formal dress hv request. Only 100 tickets will be
Tickets .$7.00
'Ad m it gentleman and lady. Extrn
[lady $2.00. The ticket entitles
the holder to partake of the excellent supper without additional
charge. Arrangements have been
made to have ticket holders conveyed by automobile, gratis, to
and from the hall. Automobiles
will leave from Cumberland Hotel. Those living in Comox district apply to Messrs. Fechncr,
Frank Cameron, or Leo P. And-
orton for particulars as to free
automobile transportation to the
Application for tickets may be
made to the following members of
| the association : P. P. Harr son,
H. Creech, O. H. Fechner, Frank
Cameron, or Leo P. Anderton.
Application must be accompanied
; with the admission fee -'''7. The
above members of the association
reserve Uie right to reject any
Full Orchestra in attendance
Ladysmith coal is to come to
This is like carrying coals to
Newcastle but necessity is the
mother of invention.
The facts are that the Nanaimo
Gas Works must hav,' coal iu
order to make gas and there is
no coal being mined in Nanaimo.
the manager has to look elsewhere
for it. Arrangements havo now
been made for Ladysmith coal
and a six or seven months supply
has been secured. This will ensure gas for cooking, lighting and
motive power, without which
several small plants in the city
would have been put out of business, not to mention the newspapers. Many people, of course,
believe they could get along without tho latter, while others look
upon them as a necessary evil.
Whatever they may be. however,
they are apparently safe for yet
a little while.-Nanaimo Herald.
Candidates for Examination.
Tho following list of candidates
attended the Provincial Court
House during the week and completed their papers for examination which are forwarded to the
Board of Examiners under the
Coal Mines Regulation Act. The
list reads as follows:
First Class (mine managers),
Robert Broom, R. S. Sopwith,
Howe Hewlett, Frank Jaynes,
John Morris.   ■
Second Class (mine foreman),
John Dando, Hugh Davidson.
Third Class (fireman). John
Elliot, John Stephenson, W. A.
Ramsay, J. Edward Town's,
George Sharlcy, John II. Hunt,
Wm. Henderson, John Sutherland, Daniel P. Marsh, John
Edwards. Robert Cairns, Samuel
Jones, James Devlin,
South Vancouver Citizens Band
Rent'.':':. Seleelio::.- Durin ,
the Day.
The citizens of Cumberland
and the surrounding district observed Empire Day in true patriotic style. With special boats
from the islands and special
trains from the outlying centres
the crowds that attended the
Recreation Grounds on the 21th
exceeded by far any previous
occasion. The weather was delightful, the sports committee
had the grounds in excellent condition. The baseball, lacrosse,
football and various other sports
were line. The immense crowds
seemed to enjoy themselves and
everybody wore a smile throughout the day ; they had evidently
forgotten the troubles of the past
At midday an additional special
train arrived having un board ihe
South Vancouver Citizens' Band
of 11 pieces. The selections rendered by the banddurin the day
were delightful and proved the
crowning effort of the occasion.
Every membi r of lhe committee
did his best to make iii'.1 24th a
red letter day. The committee
in charge also appreciate the
kindness and generosity of the
Canadian collieries (Dunsmuir)
Ltd. in running special free
trains during the day to accommodate outside visitors.
No. 5 Mine Up Another Notch.
Th" output for the local mines
from Monday May 28(.h lo Friday
May 80th, both days inclusive,
totaled 8214 tons, an average of
over 1040 tons a day.
No. 5 went up another notch
ou Thursday, the output for that
day being 505 tons for 8 hour.-.
Adjourned Inquest.
Coroner Abrams held the adjourned inquest at the Provincial
Court House on Monday to
enquire into the cause of the
death of C, Contenanzo and E.
Doving who were accidentally
killed at No. Son April 10th.
Reid Miller, shift foreman, who
fell down the shaft at the time
of the accident, but ha, 1 sufficiently recovered lo give evidence,
gave his testimony: also Steve
Munich and E. Buzello. Upon
hearing the evidence the jury
retired and returned the following verdict :
To James Abrams, coroner,
We, your jury empanelled to
enquire into the cause of the
death of G. Continanzo and E.
Doving, find thai Ihe sai.'l G,
Continanzo and E. Doving c.ime
to their deaths in No. 8 Shaft of
tin- Canadian Collieries (Duntv
muir) Ltd. un the1 morning of
April 19th, 1913, through being
precipitated to the bottom of the
shaft by the giving away of the
platform upon which (he ,1,-ceased and others were working in
the said shaft. By evidence produced we find that th.e cause of
the falling of the plat form- was
the cutting away ,,1" (he punch
block upon which the burrting
should rest. According to the
evidence, which is conflicting, we
find that either Miller or Kunich
or both are responsible fur the
(Signed) J. N. McLeod, foreman; Jno. J. Weir, 'Vh.os. Hart,
Wm. Merrifield, A. H. Peacey,
A. McKinnon.
The Coroner, after reading the
verdict, ordered the police to
place Miller anr1. Munich u rider
To Resume Work on Monday.
Nanaimo, May 26.- There is
no change apparent on the surface in the strike situation and
both sides are sitting tight and
saying nothing. There is a report that is generally credited
that the company will open the
mines for work on June 1 and
that at least six hundred men
will return at once. If liiis report ir- (rue it is staled that the
strike organized by the United
Mine Workers of America will
soon collapse and that a general
resumption of work will take
place within a week'.
Dr. Kerr leaves for Courtenay
today and will remain there until
the 12th June.
The regular meeting of the
Conservative Association takes
place on Monday evening at 8-30.
All members of the Sports
Committee are requested to meet
in the Conservative Hall on Monday evening at 7 prompt.
'the night school, which has
been taking a vac:,!inn during
the week on account of the examinations   being   li 'hi   al   the
Court   House,   will   reoi in
Tuesday evening.
,los"i!h Angel,i. Italian organizer, should give lln word 'Scab'
a second thought befon lish | it,
Men lhat hunt for trouble generally find ii.
Mr. and Mrs. William i airncs
of Union Bay wish,-; to thank
their friends for the sympathy
and kindness sho i'li toward I
them in their recent bereave-
Hardy and Biscoe aro instructed
liv the executors of ii,.- la.1," A.B.
{•',.., wford tosell hy public auction
on j, me 11th, 1913, th ■ wholi of
thei,. valuable farm stock, for ei
implen lents. etc. To auctioneers
wish to "all attention to this sal •
which is t.'"f most important ever
held in the Comox Valley.
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Must Be in the Position if Not Caring
Whether He Sleeps ;r Not.
People are very fussy abuut sleeping and .-till nvre tuny about nut
sleeping. A pr-isoi. who cauitot sleep
thinks that he is the most stiff enn.;
piece "i humanity in existence.
Shakespeare punished most ol hia
murderous characters and even hia
ghosts with Insomnia, sleep was, ac-
cording to many ol the poets hihI sun-
not makers, the only cure tor the rei-i
of the world.
It seems a bit curious that it is
only people wanting to use sleep as n
method of transportation from them-
selves who cannot sleep. Children al-
ways sleep except when they do not
•want t<> ami ainin&U are never troubled with insomnia. Cats juid dotj*-
go to sleep when they haven't anything else tn do. They are not trying
to forget anything. Their conscience*?
arc clear. They do not know they are
going to sleep—they ju-4 no.
The tir.-t best euro fur insomnia U,
therefore, tlie habit of being -sufficiently satisfied with yourself when
you are awake so that you need not
,carc whether yuu sleep or not. The
[last best cure is lhe ability to be so
interested in yourself when ynu are
(*v.ake that you will prefer not to
■ John Muir tells in his autobiography
\et his difficulty In hnd time to read
And work for himself. His father was
atrict and John was sent to bed every
linght immediately after prayers. Per-
listen Liy the boy insisted on snatching
mve minutes with his candle, until his
father told him that if he must read
Ihe could get up early in the morning
and read. John prayed, not for sleep.
fbut that he might wake up before his
jlather called him. no easy thing for a
boy who worked all day in the fields.
'He did wake up and when he crept
'down to the kitchen it was just one
•'clock, leaving live hours for himself,
Iflva hours in which he could do exactly what he wanted to do. He did
pot think of the loss of sleep. Ho hail
.found five hours and he lound five
jbours every night after that.
1 It is he who gets sleepy that should
■complain. The man who cannot
■leap can do so many other things.
i How To Be Agreeable,
The only way to be agreeable and
?rveet is to avoid being disagreeable.
be first act in the play of self improvement problem ia to be as civil to
tome folk as you would be to strangers. Let loose sweet thoughts and
jpuzzle and choke off the unkind ones.
The second act is the same. And so
[U the third and fourth.
II one ia determined to look for
jflghts they surely will find mure than
ihey are looking for, because a lot of
[Ihem will be looking for them. To
take life calmly is the only way. People are seldom insulted as deeply as
Ihey fancy, and even if they are silent
•tt is so much more effective than
•crapping. The freedom to say jusf,
•what is thought to home folks has
Ibroken up more homes than drink or
^ Ind.geiti«n of Hones,
Horses frequently suffer from inrU
faction caused by Imperfect nutrition.
Hare the teeth attended to by a refer- j
tcat-ian.   <;ire tbe drinking water be-
(ore meals; do net feed any bulky feed
tt noon or work tae horse soon after a
meal.   Allow free access to rock salt,
Bed   with   saw-lost  or  planing   mill
■havings If he eats his bedding.   Feed {
•Whole oats (eld) aid one-sixth part of |
Wheat bran, wetted at feeding time. '
Allow one potad of this mixture for
tech 100 of live weight nnd give a like
■amount of mixed or timothy or prairie
bay.—Farm Journal.
The  New City nnd the Old  Present  •
Peculiar Contrast,
The city of Montreal gives one the
Impression of a conflict between tlie
mediaeval and the modern or between
the customs of the old world and
those of the new. says n writer in The
Toronto Globe. Narrow streets, relics
of tlie days when the city was fortified
under the "1,1 French regime, are
slowly being transferred into wide
business thoroughfares. Churches,
convents nnd monasteries which till
now nestled beside bank buildings,
stock exchanges and manufacturing
establishments are giving way before'
4he onward rush of commerce and am
moving to outlying districts. The old
museums, historic homes and the
landmarks redolent of the early history of the city nre being replaced by
skyscrapers and office buildings. In
brief, old Montreal,, which for centuries resisted the modernizing effect
of commerce, is at last being swept
before it and in a few years the quaint
old city which charmed tourists and
travelers will he a thing of the past.
The old downtown section, which
until a few years ago was a strange
mixture of residential and business,
is now all buslnesB. With improved
transportation facilities, the people
have grnie far afield, nnd to-day they
nre spreading out lanlike beyond
the Mountain, and east and west
nlni the riverfront. In a sense, the
spreading out of the people has removed another charm from the city.
In the old days the rural was grafted
into the urban, and it was possible
for a visitor to step from tbe populous city to the quiet of rural Quebec
with little or no inconvenience. Tho
old garden truck farms, with their
thatched cottages, their outside bake-
ovens, their fields of tobacco and garlic, and their orchards of Fameuse
apples, are no longer close beside the
city. They have fallen before the sub-
division shark and the real estate
agent. The result is that thousands
of acres adjoining the city, which
were once farm lands are to-day
lying idle, waiting for the coming of
the street-laying gangs and the builders and home-makers. Although
Montreal is increasing her population
at the rate of 50,000 a year, this
growth wag far too slow to satisfy the
ambitious plans of the subdivider,
and he had to step in and buy up
the old farms, which contributed so
largely to the peculiar charm of the
city's surroundings.
To those who are interested in the
story of Montreal's material growth
and prosperity the following statistics will throw some light on the remarkable expansion which has taken
place in Canada's commercial metropolis during recent years:
The population of Montreal proper
is now 467,000, and of Greater Montreal 650,000. Ten years ago the population of Montreal proper was 267,000.
The city has 470 miles of streets, of
which 80 miles are paved; has 340
miles of sewer3, 50 public parks, which
cover an area of 850 acres, while the
whole city covers an area of 20,000
acres. The city has 64 millionaires
and hundreds of others who are verging ou the magic seven-figure class.
To look nfter the spiritual wants of
her citizens, Montreal has 243
churches, of which 86 are Catholic, 123
Protestant, and 33 foreign. To cater
to the amusement of her citizens, she
possesses 60 moving-picture shows,
with a total seating capacity of 30,000,
and six regular theatres, with a regular seating capacity of I8,0#0.
In Bcores of ways the city is growing and expanding beyond the wildest
dreams of the older men of the pres-
ent generation. To keep pace with
this expansion, public stations,
churches, schools, postal stations,
banks and many other institutions
are straining every nerve. Greater
Montreal means greater demands on
her public servants. ■
are under double strain—
strength to live and leani ant)
strength to grow—they must
have nourishment—not overloaded stomachs, but concentrated nutriment to aid
nature during the growing
The wonderful record of
Scott's Emulsion as a kecly-
builder has been proved for
three generations. It strengthens
the bones, muscles and sinews;
builds the b*dy, creates energy
and vigor; prevents and relieves
colds and fortifies tlie lungs.
Millions of delicate and undeveloped children have been
made strong, sturdy and hearty
with Scott's Emulsien.
Insist on having SCOTTS.
Scott & Buwne, TonMtu, OuUrio  ish.
Prince May be Asked to Renounce
English Title
Berlin.—Tlie Rhenish Westphallan
Gazette, Essen, one ot the leading organs of the German armor-plate press,
expresses the wish that Prince Ernest, heir of the duke of Cumberland,
who ls engaged to the kaiser's daughter, may be induced to renounce his
i.rltlsh title of prince before his marriage.
Owing to the death of King George
of Greece, brother ot the duchess of
Cumberland, the royal wedding, according to the Tageblatt, will be as
simple as possible, and only the immediate relatives of the two families
will be present. The duke of Cumberland's vial to Fotsdam Is postponed until after the king's funeral.
Telegrams from Prince Rupert, the
Pacific terminus of the Grand Trunk
1-aoiflo Railway, indicate that residents of that city are greatly satisfied
at the arrival of 50 white fishermen to
take part in the halibut fisheries which
have their centre in that place. The
salmon fisheries in the Skeena River
employ a great number of Japanese
workmen who are of course, looked on
with some distrust in British Columbia
and the building up of deep sea fishery
such as that for halibut, where white
men are employed is considered of
sreat Importance by the residents of
British Columbia. Recent advices
from Prince Rupert tell of storing of
tons of herring In that city to be used'
as bait for the halibut;
A county fair without a white taffy
ind pink lemonade stand has fallen
iroin the glory established by Its predecessors .
To  Eradicate Slums.
If prosent plans do not fail Montreal will be devoid of slums inside
a few years.
An organization was completed recently which has for its object the
elimination of slums through the establishment of proper dwellings, adequate parks and playgrounds, and all
the other requ1 ites of a properly conducted city.
For some time spasmodic efforts at
reform were made by various societies, such as the Metropolitan Parks
Commission, the Board of Trade,
charity organizations, the City Improvement l.eatnie, and many other
organizations, but at a meeting of all
the business, charitahle and reform
associations in the city it was decided to unite the forces of all into one
representative body. The meeting,
which was held in the Board of Trade,
was largely attended, and was thoroughly representative of the best men
and clubs in the city.
It was decider! tn undertake im-
mediately the work hping carried on
hy the separate bodies, and also to
carry on practical experimental work
in the building of model tenements.
Airmen Taken for Spies
Berlin.—Two airmen, on alighting
at Neupfalz, Germany, though wearing
lhe uniforms ot officers of the German Uhlans, were taken for foreign
spies and chased by a hostile crowd
tn the police station where their Idem
tity was subsequently established.
Isn't his life insured?
Then what does his wife worry so
about It for?
She says she thinks lt will be a
perfect shame if his second wife gets
.ill that money.
When a girl doesn't find the front
porch or the hammock attractive her
mother begins to fear she meditates a
Russian Pe.-taants Who Believe    Ttut
Christ L.ved In Ruasia. Net
Pa estine
St. Petersburg, Russia,—An   Arch-
angel eorrespondeut scuds a moving
| description  of  the  sufferings  of  the
j Moldavian peasants who lu mid-win-
, ter folk   ed  the  f  .itlcal  monk In-
I noceutius over 1000  miles  from the
; Poiloiiii government to iho Muroinsky
: monastery,-on the Cnega river, where
I he was banished.
I    Ragged, starving   aud   frost-bitten.
I death  threatened  them  all    on    the
j snowy wastes wlie    the Arc: angel all-
, thoritiea seut a -jrce of rural guards
' lo stop their inarch and aires! their
leader and telegraphed   to   the   Red
Cross Society, urgently    asking   for
.medical aid.      Some of tho pilgrims
had money in comparative plenty, for
I before starting northwards tbey had
j sold  their  belongings,  but it  was of
] no avail to them iu the frozen' wilder-
j ucss.
Their number was underestimated
I In the tlrst ;.c  nm      It was well over
; 1600, including a great  proportion of
I women and children.    They were sent
! back to their homes by train in war: -.-
ed vans.   The correspondent witujss-
ed tbe departure of oue parly from the
station  of  Niandoma.      l-Yost-bittt i
cheeks, ears, fingers and tc-.-s were the
rule rather than the exception. Nearly   all   tho   pilgrims   were   begrimed
with dirt.     Many women and children
were In hysterics.    The occupants of
one van were s-juatted on the Unor
praying with open Bibles before them.
The correspondent questioned the
pilgrims as to the hold which Innocent-
ius hud over them Incredible .as it
may sound ln the twentieth century,
ln a civilized country, the following
is tbe gist of the replies he received:
The followers of Innocent lus knew
that JeBits Christ had appeared in
the Onega region and not in Palestine. He was seized there, but was
taken elsewhere for crucifixion. Alpha and Omega In the Revelation of
St. John designated our Lord and In-
nocentius (Reference has been made
In teleg.ams to the confusion of the
peasants between Omega and Oaega).
Otherwise why waj there housing
room for 1000 persons In the Murom-
sky monastery when the monks onlv
numbered 100? This was the work
of the Lord. They had been shown
a picture of Intiocentius portrayed as
Jesus Christ with a nimbus encircling
his head and a cress and chalice in
hlB hands.
The arrest of Innocentlus only served to confirm their belief In his divinity, and they recounted how, when the
rural guards came to arrest him, and
one of the guardc tried to fire a blank
cartridge In order t Intimidate them,
his rifle had misfired three times.
A similar miracle had occurred previously at Balta, In Podolia, when an
lspravnlk (police officer) Instilled Innocentlus and advanced towards him
threateningly. Innocentlus looked
straight Into his eyes, and said quietly: Neither thy hand nor thy foot
shall stir, and the lspravnlk stopped
dead, as though paralysed.
On being confronted hy the rural
guards the pilgrims gathered round
Innocentlus, t.nd had to be dragged
away before* tht monk could be arrested. The vice governor of Archangel approache: Innocentlus: Where
are you going? he asked him. I
am going to seek the new Zlon, was
the answer, and the crowd of pilgrims
repeated In song: W. are going to
seek the new Zlon.
Innocentlus' followers to the far
north included his mother and five
sisters. When he wr.s at Balta. he
attracted thousands of pilgrims to the
local monastery bv the power with
which he was credited of casting out
devils. There Is an appalling amount
of lunacy ln that part of Russia, generally escribed to the peasantry eatlne
a paste o* unripe maize Instead of
ler-vened bread.
The Balta district became an absolute Inferno of the mad, numbers of
"■horn were brought there In bonds.
This seems to have been the nrlnclnal
reason of Innocentius' banishment.
Several lmnar'.Ial InvestlBators maintain that there was nothing Immoral
In his teaching or his life.
Evenli j on the Farm
(Thirty Years Ago)
John, have you wound tho clock?
Yes, dear?
And put    :t the cat?
Yes, dear.
And locked tho    jor?
Yes, dear.
Then you c   t ce- -to to bed.
Rudolph, have you locked the sate?
And put the auto in the garage?
And shut oi* the   dynamo   in   the
Sure, Mike.
All right, you can roll Into the hay
Needs Assistance
Black has a terrible temper.
So I have heard.
It seems as though he cau't control
I have noticed that It always takes
a bigger man than he Is to control lt
for liiin.
Mlnard'o Liniment Curat Dandru*
A man likes the statement that he
lias risen to the top of the ladder. A
woman resents the Intimation that she
wasn't always there.
You can't always see through a man
who has a clear conscience.
Found His Place
You know that old tightwad Jonks?
Well, he goes  to tho theatre now
regularly once ;. week.
Yes, a moving picture show.
St. Paul Park Incident
And occasional light dressings
of Cuticura Ointment will pre-
Tent it when all else fails.
Oattmra Bo»ri .nd ointment ar. anld Uirrmjhmrl
m* urM A Ut«r»l uniple ot sua, wlra I't-xet.
IMQIll m r- -n sad tre.tm.nl of th. ekln.nd
SS, esse porrt-rm.  Adrlrwa Potte. Uruj a Cbu.
Newfoundland's Best Year.
Newfoundland's trade for the fiscal
year 1911-12 exceeded that el the previous year by $3,500,000, making it
the moBt prosperous in the history ol
the colony, according to the budget
report submitted in the assembly a
few days ago.
For the fiscal year ended June, 1912.
the budget showed a surplus of $212,-
000. The estimated surplus for the
year ending next June is $160,000 in
addition to a similar amount remitted to the people by the recent reduction in taxation.
J*. H. V4 Ht
He Did Well.
Arriving in Winnipeg thirty years
ago with only fourpence in his pocket.
Mr. H. E. Philpott haa just returned
on a visit to his native town, Ash-
ford, Kent, Eng., the possessor of a
fortune ot $125,000, which he has
amassed in Canada as a market gardener and florist. Mr. Philpott, who
speaks highly of a man's prospects in
the Dominion, hag been receiving con-
gratulatioDB on his achievement from
the many friends who knew him as a
working lad in his early days.—Tit-
"A'ter drinking coffee for breakfast
I always felt languid aud dull, ha ring
uu ambition to get to my morning
duties. Then iu about an hour ur su
a weak, nervous derangement, of ih
neart aud stomach would come over
me with audi fores ' wuuld frequently
nave to lie down."
Tea Is just as harmful, because It
contains caffeine, tho same drug
tumid in coffee.
"At other times I had severe headaches; stomach finally became affect-
e.t antl digestion so impaired that 1
iiad serious chronic dyspeps'a and
constipation. A lady, for many
years State President of tho W.C.T.
U., told me she hai. been greatly ben-
elllcd by quitting coffee and using
Postum; she was troubled for years
with asthma. She said it was uu
cross to quit coffee when she found
she could have as delicious an article
as Postum.
"Another lady, who had been troubled with chronic dyspepsia for years,
found Immediate relief on ceasing coffee and using Postum. Still another
friend told me that Postum was a Godsend, ber heart trouble ha-Ing been
relieved after leaving off coffee and
taking on Postum.
"So many Btich cas . came to my
notice that I concluded coffee was the
cause of ny trouble and I quit and
took up Postum. I am more than
pleased to say that my days ot trouble
have disappeared. 1 am well and
Look In pkgs. for the famous little
book, "The Road to Wellvllle."
Ever read the above letter? A new
one appears from time to time. They
are tenulne, true, and full of human
Seen Mrs. dayboy lately?
No.     Why?
She has a new Paris gown and a
new diamond bracelet.
Now what Indiscretion has dayboy
been comnilttitie,?-
Father Tiklnn His Daughter to School
One Exception ts Rule
Paris,   France.—The   old-fashioned
habit   of     a   man   and   u   woman
walking arm-in-arm ln public has long
gone out of fa-hiun, says the Paris Ex-
I celslor.
ln Its columns a discussion on the
subject ls taking place, especially on
the point: Should the womai place her
arm within that of '.he man, or should
he take hers?
The spectscle of people walking
arm-in-arm ls, says the Excelalor, beginning to become quite sensational—
unless tkey are a father taking his
daughter to school. Whereas iu
former days the lady timidly placed
ber hand within the arm of her cavalier, lightly resting on his sleeve,
the up-to-date couple walk coldly aloof,
the man with both hands behind his
back, the woman with both hers in
her muff.
There is a time when self-respecting
people may permit tbe tselves to walk
arm-in-arm. It ls when they aro on
holiday, in the country, in hours of
peaceful reverie, whei, all things ln
nature seem to hold hands. It la an
attitude which demands a certain In-
tl-riacy, a gentleness of gait and con-
templatlveness of mien.
No. decidedly, says the Parisian, let
us not bring back this arm-in-arm
'fashion to Paris. The picture ls
drawn of a young man of a type which
Is seen frequently in the streets, who
takes a girl's arm with a sort of Ju-
jutsu grip, grasping her hand and
wrist, holding her elbow as In a vice
and by the leverage of-his arm forcing
her to walk with one shoulder hunched
un and the other lowered. The object oppears to be that the man may
propel his companion, much as a po-
llceman might propel a recalcitrant
! offender to the police station.
This is clearly not to be compared
for gracefulness with the fashion of a
generation ago, when the lady hung
lightly on the arm of a strong and
dashing et ort.
The unsuccessful person Is usually
the one who ls just a second too late.
Fresh picked luscious Niagara fruit and granulated
sugar make
E. D.
The   kind    like   mother
Can be had fran your
In Deubt
His fath<   .'rove ai ox team.
And he drives an auto.
Some advancemeat.
Yes, but the ox team was paid for.
The Fee of Indigestion.—Indigestion Is a common aliment and few are
free from lt It Is a most distressing
complaint and often the suffering at.
tending lt is most severe. The very
best remedy ls Parmelee's Vegetable
Pills, taken according, to directions.
They rectify tho Irregular action of
the stomach and re.tore healthy act-
Ion. Fer many years they have been
a standard remedy for dyspepsia and
indigestion and are highly esteemed
for their qualities.
More Fitting
He fell in love with ths teacher.
Is he so young as that?
You mean to say, Is she so young?
Probably I meant to ask are both
so young?
Some people are so perfectly honest
that they won't take a single thing
from your house.
Yes, some won't even take their departure.
The Nerve of Him
You know Brewer?
What does he do for a living?
Nothing.-  He   just   lives   without
any excises.
Hard on Her
Poor Mabel!    1 think her father la
so mean to hor!
■   What's the trouble?
You knew how nicely she and
Charlie aro getting on?
Well, now :-.er father tells her that
he can't afford to pay for a new gown
as long as she runs the parlor lights
five nights In tho week.
Nearly all children are subject to-
worms, and many are born with them.
Sparo them Buffering by using Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator, th*
best remedy of the kind that can he-
He Had Discovered
Why do they call this the century
run?   asked   the   fluffy   young   thing-
leaning far out to Bee what was going
Because, replied tho man who war
fooling with the bolts and valves of
the bucking auto, It takes a century
to make It.
Mlnard's Liniment Cures Burns. Ete.
How He Would Get Them
Willie, If your brother gave you two-
apples and your sister gave you two-
more, how many would you have?
I  would have four.
Correct, Willie.
But I would have two tights first.
Mothers, whether your baby Is suffering from Indigestion, colic or
worms, or from some other form of
childhood ailment, you will find Baby's-
Own Tablets a sure relief. Thousands of mothers use nothing else for'
their little ones. The Tablets always
do good—they cannot possibly do-.
harm and are equally good for the
newborn babe or growing child. They
are sold by medicine dealers or by"
mall at 25 cents a box from The Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvlllsv
Say, you are a shoe manufacturer?
This name Is for new footwear, fc
would call lt the president's shoe, and
everybody would be anxious to step
into It.     	
Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine Tablets.    Druggists refund money If tt falls
t. cure.     E. W. GROVE'S signature It'
on each box.     Me.
Willing to Please
I have a fortune In a name that 1
wlll sell fer about $1,000,000, and lt Ir
cheap at that.
Better keep It rather than sacrifice*
Leniency fer a Dead Man
Rome.—A man who appealed
against a sentence of fifty days' Imprisonment passed on him at Turin,
and who died during the Interval, had
bis sentence reduced by the magistrate*
who tried the case to one ot fifteen,
days' Imprisonment.
Artist's Revenge
Vienna.—Herr Anton Berkeo, a-
Hungarian artist, c--.i three of his pictures to pieces In view of a numerous
public at tho Budapest Art Exhibition
to spite the hanging committee for
assigning his fork an unfavorable'
place on the walls.
f«M irOMDV MUini
»• Y«« Fuel
This Wa
[Bst-Wk or Heidacio "I
DnmBmSeiutiou I
No-row—Bnini— 1
TsiisrMss Low Dowa   J
It is because of some derangement or disease
distinctly feminine.    Write Dr. R. V. Pierce's
Faculty at Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo. N.Y.
Consultation ia free and advice is strictly in
Pierce's Favorite prescription
restores the health and spirits and removes those
painful symptoms mentioned above. It has been
sold by drug gist* for over 40 years, in fluid form,
at $1.00 per pottle, giving general satisfaction. It can
now bo had in tablet form, is modified by R. V, Pierce, M.D.
ys**a*Vsjm***o*tlpt**fOOv la •tanvM.T THE   ISLANDER,   CUMBERLAND,   B. C.
One  of  these   will   soon   pay   for
itself  on  the farm In  killing  gophers  alone.
Bavage   M   1(111   Repeater,  20
shot, 22 calibre    7.50
Winchester moiiel    11)02,    22,
Blngle shot   5.00
Stevens Little Scout. 22   2.85
Write for Summer Catalogue No.
Co., Ltd.
488 Main Street Winnipeg
C P R      Empress    on    Initial    Trip
Around the World
>ne of the latest additions to the
magnificent fleet ot steamships of the
C.P.R. bus commenced its first trip,
starting out froi    Liverpool   for   an
around the world tour.    The new vessel is the much talked of Empress ot
Hussia which will be a valuable addition to the already line fleet of steamers now plying between Vancouver and
the Orient.     lt was a unique idea to
inau -urate this around tlie world trip
on the initial voyage of the floating
palace, instead of sending the vessel
by way of Cape Horn, and needless to
say the i-esdis justified the enterprise
as when the Empress left the docks ut
Liverpool it was with a full joinple-
ment  of   passengers,   and   thousands
| crowded  the docks to bid them bon
I voyage.      Included ln the pussenger
! list are many Canadians who left these
! shores a iew weeks ago to he at Liv-
I erpool in time for the sailing of the
! Empress of Hussia.    The Empress of
I Asia follows a little later.      Beyond
' all question the most notable merchant
i steamers tullt In the United Kingdom
| during the  past year  were the two
which the Fairfield Shipbuilding and
Engineering Company constructed for
the C.P.R.   company's   trans-pueiflc
] service, which have received the titles
of  the  Empress  uf   Hussia  and  the
Empress of Asia.     Though outwardly
the  vessels are  Identical  ln  appearance there Is a difference In the interior work, the Empress of Hussia being
decorated In the French style, mainly
Louts Qiilnzc uud Louis Seine, while
he Empress of Asia will be rapresenta-
Book Free. A ninplf
Bom* treatment removed
■WM tnm this lady't breast
Old s-ore.i,  ulcere  nnd
*-*. w ki it. **?lui,™"&   D««erllw j ttve of the English style of the Georg-
*Mrtreeblet we w.1, .end book aB4 teel.Met.le. I , .    .       -J,.   .    ,'tlcullll'lv effect
ma. Canada canc*-d institu-f I..-.™   uu «•"""■"• wowm w particularly eneci-
ive on hoard ship
n \nNF_-.s m\.t.*> ;'K,i,.<*.r.r' -/,
1 MlLlTARV  »(*vl,iF'MENTS.t  ' L .
1 DomcsticSpecialtyG t,
Maa.WiNiLow'9 Soothing Bykup has bee«
ajatd for over SIXTY YEARS liv MILLIONS of
Stke beet remedy for DlAKVHOtA. It Is ai>
jalutdy harmless. Be sure ami ask for "Mrs.
Wlaslow's Soathiaf Svrup," and Ulke Bo other
*MmuL  Twenty-tive cedts a bottle
LADIES WANTED—To do work at
feonie; decorating cushion tops; caa
ynake from |3 to $5 per day; pleasant
Vork. Armour Ar: Co., Dept. N, 13
Steele Blk.. Winnipeg.
■**»     ■ =
Maypole Soap
Gives itch glowing
colors, fadeless in sub
m md*. Djei cotton,
■ilk, wool or mistuies.
Use il yourself at
borne. Nit trouble—
■o muss. 24 colors-
will give any shade.
Cains lOcblick 15c,
al your dealer's or
pastpaid with bookie)
How to Dye" fiora
. 1. BENEDICT t CO. Montreal
Contiderate Bishop
London.—After the Bishop o.' Gran-
ttntm had concluded a conflrraation
#»rvlce at Deeping St. James', near
-Peterborough, a candidate arrived who
had cycled several miles and been de-
)aye.l by the boisterous weather. The
biahop donned his robes again and
confirmed the lad. whom he afterward
congratulated on his determination
mil pluck.
War Pianos for Italy
Rome.—The Italian Tr.-.ns-Aerlal
Booiety, which Is building part of the
aeroplanes for the army, which are
being paid for on; of the sum of jeoo,-
C00 subscribed for the purpose during
the Tripoli war, has already delivered
(even aeroplanes. The society is
pledged to deliver seven monoplanes
And sixteen biplanes by April.
Berlin.—The Deutsche    Tageszeit-
The leading de-
menslons are: length 590 feet, breadth
68 feet, the depth 46 feet, the gross
tonnage being in the neighborhood of
15,000. A feature which catches the
eye of the man who has but a casual
acquaintance with ships, is the cruiser stern, which gives a distinctly naval touch, besides conveying the Idea
that a fast turn of speed can be attained. In point of fact the speed wlll be
18 knots per hour. Accommodation
has been provided for 1100 passengers
in all—200 first, 100 second and 800
third class, and as the officers and
crew will number 470, the total complement will be 1570. Elaborate pre
cautions have been taken to secure the
safety of all, and should any accident
occur tliere would be little chancx of
the ship sinking, the vessel being provided with double the number of water tight compartments called for by
the Board of Trade.
Coming to the general design, the
vessels have orlop, lower, mp.in, upper
and shelter decks while above the latter ls a long combined forecastle and
bridge, the bridge t'eck being extended from stern to side stanchions.
Above again there is a promenade
deck 359 feet. long. Here are situated the many first class rooms, Including the lounge, a particularly fine
room 48 feet long and 26 feet wide
with a helprht In tlie centre of 14 feet.
There are also writing rooms, smoking
room, and veranda' cafe. The vessels are fitted up In the most luxurious
style and the dining room ls a new
departure—the tables being arranged
for two and four persons while In
quiet alcoves there are tables for a
party of six. There ls also a well
eqiripned gymnasium and up-to-date
laundry, while the kitchen n.nd serving rooms are ell that can be desired.
The vessel Is filled with powerful engines and a long range MnrconI system of telegrs'ihlng In addition to sen>-
nnhore signalling from the bridge.
The Kmpress of Uuss'i Is scheduled
to arrive ln Vancouver on June 7.
It's cheaper to raise cells than to
buy horses. Cut it's costly if yon lose
thecolts. Keep a bottle of Kendall's
Spavin Cure handy. For thirty-fivo
years has preved it tho s ifo, rollablo
remedy for spavin, splint, curb, rkin-
hoie, b«; crewtlis and laxaeucta
(real ether causes.
Sen Wllii.ni 0.L
Sm. IM. 1311.
"I bar. enred en.
leaein wiih jeur
l;».t. Cere, an.l am
M. UTl'i. 11 an an-
etber wu. goo.1 remit. 1 am hl;;V,
flMMd    with    jour
r. wisTRiia.
tax rirnssu. r-.r rt--.
«P7 .r "A Tm.ll-.
..   th.   llerae"   «r
Dr. B. J. Kendall Company     n
tWW' F.tla. V  IIP!
Makes    Mistake    and   Woman
Pays the Penalty
Paris.—A preU. woman named
Marie Anthony left he:- husband soon
after her marriage and went to live
with a lover named Parvllllers.
After a time her love for her hus-
hand returned and she stnrted to pay
him clandestine visits. One dny her
lover met the couple arm-in-arm, The
lover demanded an explanation. Mme.
Anthony pot into a cab and drove to
her mother. She was followed by thn
two men who hnd agreed to be avenged on her for her Infidelity. M,
Anthony fired nt hla wife, woifhding
her In the hark.
The hiishum! and the lever were
tried at Seine Assizes. The wlf°'
made a tearful appeal to the jury on
behalf of the prisoners, saying thnt it
was all her fault. The charge RKalnBt
the husband was tilsr-'saed, hut. the
lover was sentencrd to six months'
Londen Hospitals Appeal to Nation for
Money to Set- re Suppl
London, England.—A week r-o it
was announced that 600 milligrammes
of radium were lying in a s.-.fe at the
British lladlum Corporation oifices,
while five London hospitals were making pitiful appeals for more adequate
supplies. To quote Doctor Lazarus-
Barlow, of the Middlesex Hospital,
cancer laboratories, the huge majority
of our unfortunate patients have to die
simply because we have not the radium which would at least relieve their
pain, and might In all probability effect a cure in a good proportion of the
The 600 milligrammes wlll soon be
800 milligrammes, the corporation expecting an additional 300. and there
is a grave danger that the whole quantity may be sold to Japan and scores
of men and women suffering from tho
horrors of cancer Will be left to die in
There I.: only a very limited quantity of radium in the whole world, but
happily It can be used again and a?ai:i.
As Doctor Lazarus-Barlo-' staled,
more than a thousand years pass before its powers fall 50 per cent.
It is therefore evident that if the=e
800 milligrammes are purchased for
the London hospitals, the beneficent
work will go on for many years anil I
even many generations to come, a'ld i
the philanthropist who secured the
radium would be earning for himself
the pratoful blessings of thousands of
his less fortunate hrethr.   .
It ls estimated thnt $64,000 ls re-
qvlred to I -y the whole supply. When
It Is remembered how much anguish
can he relieved and how much despair
can be changed to hope, this is surely
a small enough Biim.
At the Middlesex Hospital, the London Hospital, the Cancer Hospital, the
Metropolitan Hospital and St. John's
Hospital for Diseases ot the Shin phy
slcinns nre forced to sbind Idly hv and
watch the ravaues of disease whloh at
least they could stay If this radium
were taken from the office safe and
divided among them.
The hospitals cannot lmv it themselves. They hnve not the money.
Who will heln? The necessltv ls urgent. There must he many rich men
and women whose sympathies will be
touched nnd whose check books will
be opened.
1 '"Ttt&^uOnA   I
mu dUtaAc
** /it. *  ^/r, .    M
l>Vr.. one can hur--Why you Son't ...a have M
linuwwhat KJNDaf Cloth you. Good, ere me*.
of.--Sn Ml.t.kr. ere Impel!.!..
Send Im Free Color tier.. Story Boahl... Mi
Booklet riving reeulu of Dy.ln. oyer other t-oloee.
Mi unreal   Caned..
One of the finest stretches of rock : it ls readily drained and easily main-
ballasting on the entire C.P.R. sys-i tallied in good line and surface. Extern la the sixty-five miles which has' perts declare that this kind of ballast-
just been completed east from Van- ■ ing increases the comfort of the
couver. The work has been pronoun- traveller greatly Miles of crushed
ced by railway experts to be secondj rock ballast are being laid on C.P.H.
to none on the North American conti-i western lines. For twenty-tour miles
nent. The accompanying views give: out of Vancouver the main line of the
splendid ideas of what the completed C.P.R. is double tracked and in oper-
ioad-bed is. The ballast which Is ation. Sixty miles of double track
crushed rock from the C.P.R. rock'construction work Is In progress now
crushing plant at Nlcomen ls placed In   and  of  this   twenty-five  miles   from
centre of the track and on the
ties by centre-dumping, hopper-bottom
'lhe track is then lifted and
the rock ballast tamped Into place be-
theties. The crushed rock under the tics averages from eight to
inches in thickness. This type
of ballast Is Ideal for a wet climate as
New Westminster Junction to Mission
will'be completed by May 1, The remainder of the distance from Mission
Junction to Ruby Creek will be finished by early fall. When double track
work ls completed and the line ballasted with crushed rock, there will be no
finer piece of rail line In the country.
Long Wearing
If you aro looking for a pair of
gloves that are as tough as a Mexican
Snaka whip and that will give you
full satisfaction or a new pair fret
ask your dealer for
These are ths beat wearing gloves
everturnedout fromafictory. Send
for Interesting story "The Pinto's
Cuila'l Expert Clot. *** Wn Maker,,
Muscular Rheumatism Subdi'ed.—
When one ks a suffer from muscular
rtiotiroatism be rannot do better than
to have the region rubbed with Dr.
Thomas' F.cloctr'c Oil. There Is no
oil that so ■tieedilv shows Its effect
in subduing naln. Let the rubbing he
brisk and cont'nue untl eas« ts secured. There Is more virtue in a hot-
tie of it then can be fully estimated.
Meetlno of Three   Monarchs   at   the
Danish Court Arranged
Berlin.—It Is confirmed   here   that|
j Some People Would
!    I  have nothing to worry about.
Think not, do you?
You are not enterprising,
No, or you'd worry nuout that.
All men may be free and equal by a
mere matter of birth but woman has
to scheme for her freedom, and she
doesn't care to be Just equal to that
woman down the block.
Just now you are feeling "out of
sorts"—not y^ur usual.self. Quite exhausted at times and' cannot devote
real energy to your work. Sleep
does not rest you and you wake up
feeling "all tired out." Perhaps rheumatism is Hying through your muscles
and joints, or may be your skin is
disfigured by rashes, bulls or pimplea.
Headaches, twinges of neuralgia, fits
ot nervousness, Irritability of temper
and a disordered stomach often Increase your discomfort In the spring.
The causes-winter has left Its mark
on you. These troubles are signs
that your blod ls poor and watery,
that your nerves are exhausted. You
must renew and enrich your blood at
once and restore tune to your t'red
nerve3, or there may be a complete
breakdown. The most powerful remedy for these spring ailments In men,
women and children is Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills for Pale People, because
these Pills cleanse bad blood and
strengthen weak nerves.
New, rich, red blood—your greatest
need ln spring—is plentifully created
by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and with
this new, pure blood In your veins
you quickly regain health and Increase
your strength. Then your skin he-
comes clear, your eyes bright, your
nerves strong, and you feel better, ent
better, sleep better, and are able to
do your work.
Begin yonr spring tnnlc treatment
to-dav for the blood and nerves with
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills—the Pills
thnt strengthen
These Pills nre sold hy most dealers, hut do not be persuaded to take
"something Just the snme." If you
can't get the genuine Pills from yo'M-
dealer they will be sent you hy mall,
post pa-'d, et 50 cents a boy or six
hove, for S2.S0 hy writing The Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,
uut understands that the naval auth-'during the coming summer three of the
erltles have decided to build ten avla-i 1 .lghtlest rulers In Bmrope — King
tlon stations, four of them on the Bah- George V, the Kaiser and the Czar—
tlo and six on the North sea.
The pies the mothers used to make
To eat might not he frt,
But If they killed the fathers off
A pleasant death was lt.
SOc. * box cr six boxes for $2.50,
at all dealers, or The Dodds Medl.
elne Company, Limited, Toronto,
will meet nt the Danish court
The royal gathering will be of extraordinary Interest and Importance,
an lt is not merely due to a wish to
renew family ties. It wlll have considerable political Importance.
It Is understood thnt each ruler will
he accompanied by a leading responsible statesman.
Although the meeting will not affect
the existing European system of alll-
! ances and ententes. It. Is expected that
I the conversations that will take place j
! will have an Important hearing on thei
n»w  near  eastern   military  situation 1
and nn the development of commercial'
relatlonshl 1.
Beware of Ointments.for Catarrh
that Contain Mercury,
M mereur. will Hire!, ilnlrnr th. *".:. .1 HO!.}
ss* t-omai.tely fier.r.a. Ili'i who], aitl.m when
enterl.c It ibrmKh In. rtinraua anrla'M suet
artlo.r. Ihoilli never ha ua-.l .tent nn preetrip.
tlon. ">tn reputable nhveli-Uie. u the il.maj(e U.er
trill .. j. ten tultl to tne l'o-j-1 you ran prnnlblr derive Iron them. nail'. CAtarrh cure. mMiulaitureu
b. r. J. rhenry h On., Tolrilu. 0„ contain, no ruer-
-iir., ant hi token Interna!!*-, ti-tlne dlrefily upon
tree klood and mucoii. .n-ltce. o! the eylt.nl- lo
buyl.K Hall', (aurrli cure e. lure you get the
GWiunte. lt M tokeo Internally an. mad.; I. TONU
Okie, by P. 1. Cheney a Co.  Te.timonl.1. tern.
Sold by nru«—J.   frier. TSe. per bnltln.
\*ke nail. Pmallv PI r r"i st.potloa.
W   N. U. ,4t
Poisoned Dates by Mail
Palis.—Mile. Marthe Berge, a youn
artist, has been arrested In Pnris on
a charge of attempting to poison a woman named Llopet. Mme. Llopet recently received through the post a box
of dates, which she thought was a
present from a friend. She tasted
one of the dates and was seized with
agonizing pains, but recovered after
an antidote. A polionous compound
of copper had been introduced into
the dates.
Centenarians Walk to the Poll
Geneva.—Giacon.o Mascioriul, lOti
years old, and Lulgl Pongelli, aged
100, walked three and four miles re*
spectlvely to record their votes at the
Swiss parliamentary elections at Tec-
Royal Residence for Sale
London.—Messrs Trollnpe have
been instructed to Lell by auction Osborne Cottage, East Cowes, th' residence of Princess Henry of Batten-
berg. The- house has beautiful gardens and extensive stabling.
There's always a dark side to the
silver lining. Even the fellow who
keeps smiling Is liable to have to he
operated on for smllitls,
Men are not supposed to have much
curiosity, but did you ever stu onej
who didn't wonder what he was going
to have for dlnni.-.
r.- t. - „..„ .."* e^r (he. tpteplione mnny
a woman would have to go to tire missionary meeting to find out how Mrs.
Blank's sick bnhy Is.
A woman may not be afraid of n
mouse and still not he able to hear all
the burdens the opnosite sev Insist
upon relieving her wenkminded sister
Men are not vain. Still, If yon
want to make a lilt don't intimate that
any particular man Is developing a
bald spot.
Suspended Animation
I was walking down a street once,
said the hypnotist, when 1 saw a man
just In front with whom I wished to
speak. So I Just straightened out
my arm, concentrated my will, made
a pass—thus—and the man stopped instantly, aud waited till 1 overtook
Well, you don't call that much of
a trick, do you? said one of his listeners.
Personally 1 call It a very fair demonstration, affirmed the hypnotist.
But perhaps you are not familiar with
the scienc-?
N'o, I enn't say 1 am, replied tlie
other, who happened to be an American, though one day while 1 was walking in New York 1 saw a man slip,
and falj from the top of a sixteen
Biofcy building. When he had got
about half way down, I made a pass
just as you did, and he stopped falling
instantly. However, being busy at
the time I went on without thinking
any more about. It; which remln. . me
—next time you're in New York, you
might look out for him nnd rescue
him! '
It Pays
to Clip
Herts).,, Mutci end Cow*. Tliej* Ml
ht'miUilt-r tui'l rendr r belter nertlc*.
V. tieti ma hu-ftvj eo%t that hold* IM
WdtlWMt and dirt !■ removKl. tb«f
fcru mnif i'MUjt Ittptvlean, \wV twttM
-Eft num. (nod from tin-ir few. *ni
■re iHttcr in «-rcrr w»j.   In■ lit «•
"The Stewart
■•II Bo.rlnl
Clipping Machine
It turns I'Mlpr, dipt* fivter and otOMf
other,    tit-a	
cut from wild ■teel bar.      pmcc
Tliey aro enctoaed. pro-   r
t-ted and rua In oil;
illtllofrk'Uon.ilttlewpar.       _
'Has nl x (tft of MW r-tjifnar-y runnlni
■IbsII.iu   shaft aail   thi-   reiebratal
Stewart tlntJBteiM.onqllpp,of dmhL
lilllicwt crade.   ait em Inn >tm tutor|
evur-f uiadilue luaraut.**. tu p'eaaa>
613 La Salle Avenue     Chicago, ill.
Writa for complete neWMttlOfM ahowtni worldf
Inrgent and tomt uim't-rn lluoof homo clip-ilni au
abMp nhuarlng macltlnei, mailed free on requMt
When buying your Piano in"
pwt on having an
Piano Action
Young Man Anxious to Display Courage Has Close Call
Hamburg.—A large crowd of visitors to Carl Hagenbpck's zoological
park where the unlinals nre kept In
large enclosures under conditions as
natural as possible, witnessed a terri-j
tying scene.
The cashier of Hip « .trance to the;
lions' section, named Rllert, went Into1
the enclosure to display his courage. |
A Hon sprang nt Mm. nnd he fell sense-
leas, The other lions became wild,
but were k°pt back by th» keepers
firing Into the air. Efforts wore
made to frighten the attacking Hon.;
but ft had tn be stint dead. Klferti
was then carried to the hospital.
Most sicknesses that impair health
have their start in quite ordinary
ailments of the organs of digestion or elimination. Stomach,
liver, kidneys, and bowels ar*
quickly benefited by the action of
Sold awerrwharo.   In boaaa. ZS canaft,
I consider   MINARD'S   LINIMENT
BEST ' Hlment ln use.
I Rot mv fnot badly jammed lately,
I bathed It well with MINARD'S UN.
IMKNT. a_d lt was as well as ever;
• -•'. day.
Swimming In Be.r
Cork,—A great vat of porter burst
at  the Ladyswell  Prewery   Cork, on
! Thursday and the contents swept ln u
good through the brewery yard.     A
! workman had to swim through 'he es-
! captng   liquid   to   save   himself   from
: drowning.
Why puffer from corns when they
can be painlessly rooted out by using
ilnlloway's Corn Cure.
The   successful   politician   seldom
boasts of the things he is going to do.
He prefers to let his enemies howl j
over the things he has done.
For thoroughly deatutnn h-Mhn and einlcs.
Anil it doea not hurt fiu
hands likr most cleantlng
t-owrlcra and toapa. It
leaves them trnootauud soft
Gat l CM To-day
Sits tha foipois,
Shi Caavair Uniltkt, MtMrriJ
Leopard Shooting n a Garden
Paris.—M. l.<ouis Coquorlt, who
lives at Corbell, was taking a stroll In
his garden last evening, when he saw
two yellow shining eyes glaring ;.t
him from a bush. He fetched an old
gun from his dining room and tired
two shots at the eyes. To his amazement a leopard, which had escaped
from a menagerie, fell dea>.
Stockholm.—The directors of the
North Swedish Bank at Alft.i, Sweden,
have conclude- a. contract witli a number of firms for printing advertise*
menu of their goods ou ihs backs of
hanl.no   i.
Expedition of a Duk:
Rome,—The Duke of Montpensier,
brother of the Duke of Orleans, lefl
Naples In the yacht Mekong for Brio*
dlsl. It is alleged that ■ duke la
taking arms and ammunition to southern Albania, where be Intends t) roust
the people and have himself proclaimed Prince of Alii nta.
Model Child
Bristol.-—Nellie young of Luck well
Council School, Bristol, received from
tht- Bristol i .cation committee %
special silver gilt medal for nine years*
attendance at school without being
ahse t or late once.
Tho tactful person Is one who r«>
alizes that truth 1 too precious to
ho thrown about carelessly.
There In one thing about the sout%
sea Islander—"be doesn't havo to worry
about tbe price of coal.
Your Liver
is Clogged up
Thnt'a Why  You're  Tired—Out of
Sorts—I/oh no Appetite,
will put you ri^lit
i"'.t;dr MMMM
llicir duty
Bilionsiust, Iniittstia*, and Sick Htad*dn\
Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price.
Genuine muatbev Signature
mm the   IsUndkr  ri-Miir.ii[..\s-n »,0.
Published   every  Saturday   al   Cumberland,   B.C.,  by
[slander Printing iV Publishing Company
Edward W. Bickle, Kditor.
Advertising rales tuvnislied on application.
Siibiaripbi-oi priae $1.50 per jeiu; payalile in advance
The tt.lit.ii- doai not  hold   hi'mscK nr\ siblti for  views oxpru
9***B**m. m.   .<    *mssBse*me*w*ssmt*sms2BBm
SATU11DAY, MAY 01, 191!
The enormous expansion winch 1ms hem -rendu by the
Dominion of Canada during the pest year is shown in the
budget statement made to the House ol Commons by the Hon.
W. T. White, .Minister of Finance. Tunic, immigration, aud
natural development and financial status nil show the same
steady progress and the Dominion.Government is to be congratulated upon its efforts in placing Canada in the forefront
of the nations of the world.
Large as the trade for 191 1-12 the statistics for 1912-13
show a still greater increase and tlie total volume amounted
In over one billion dollars.
It will be observed that during the past three years the
percentage of the value of imports to the aggregate trade has
materially risen and in 1912-13 represented nearly sixty-four
per cent, of the total trade, This condition has called forth
criticism on the part of some who put I'm ward the view that if
imports continue greatly to exports a country may expect to
be drained of its gold in older to meet its international obligations. Without attempting to deal witli this balance of trade
theory which has so frequently been shown to be illusory and
-fl-isleadiutr. it may be pointed out that in live years our total i
exports have grown from §280,000,000 to §390,000,000, and
that while (iiir imports have iricroasecl in greater degree, explanation is to be found in tlie fuel thai during this period of
rapid material development and national progress ii vast
amount of capital expenditure lias been and is beiiij-y made
upon railway construction and equipment by our three transcontinental systems, upon great public works and undertakings,
in industrial and commercial enterprise and in municipal
services aud improvements to nieel the needs of rapidly growing communities,
Nowhere is the expanse of the Dominion seen more than
in the increase in immigration. Fifty thousand more people
entered tbe Dominion during lhe year 1912-13 than dining
the year 1911-12. The class of immigrants was of the best
and the immigration rules were strict!// enforced.
Special Sale of Men's Suits
Regular $36.00 values for $31.00
35.00 " " 30.00
38.00 " " 28.no
32.(10 " " 27.011
30.00 " " 25.00
27.50 " " 52.50
27.00 " " 22.00
"      22.50 " " 17.50
Hard and Soft Felt Hats $1.25 up.    Boj 's Shirts 60c. up
Men's Negligee Shirts
with Collars, $1.50 up
Men's Combination
Collar Shirts, !?1.25 up
Men's SummerUnderwear
$1.00 per suit up.
New Time Table.
Train Service.
Train leaves Cumberland
Tuesday 5 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m.
Thursday   5 p.m
Friday 7 a.m.
Saturday  5 p.m.
Boat Service
L. Nanaimo    Ar. U. Bay
Tuesday   1-15 p.m 6-30 p.m.
Thursday 1-15p.m..  ..6-80 p.m.
Saturday 1-15 p.m 6-30 p.m.
Footwear of Every Description
! Macfarlane Bros.
"The Corner Store," Cumberland, V>. C.
■ ■4»m> *t* 0-*-0--» :? **■&■•■ ■'•'5* O n***-*^ t
Sealed tenders will be received
bj the Minister of Lands not later
than noon ou the 80th day of July,
1913, for the purchase of Licence
i j X22, being 4,045,000 feet of tim-
* I ber on land northerly of and adjoining Lot 141, Sayward District,
I Cahnish Bay, Discovery Passage,
Valdes Island.
|| Two years will be allowed for
tho removal of the timber.
ParticularsofH. I*. MacMillan,
Chief Forester, Victoria, B.C.
1 TO RENT—Ten acres' at Happy
Valley, four acres cleared, new
dwelling house. $10 per month
YI      For further particulars apply
.♦I    Hardy and Biscoe, Cournena,
X     bALJ
Hardy and P.iscoe are instructed by the Executors of the late
A. B. Crawford to sell by Public Auction
On Wednesday, June 11th, 1913
Comprising 2d head of Horses, including that well known trottin
hackney stallion "Dainty," 12 head of Cow Sled;, Farm
Implements, Machinery, etc.      Sale at 12 o'clock.
Refreshments will be provided.        Particulars on Poster.
ITox. VV. T. ll'iinr, Finance Minister, was able to
announce in his budget speech the largest surplus in the history
of Canada, The surplus of ordinary revenue over ordinary
expenditure was no le.s's than §55,000,000, as much as the total
revenue of but a lew years ago. Thanks to careful financing
combined with buoyant revenues (liuiadu s credit was never in
such a satisfactory position as at the present time, The capital expenditure was all paid out of revenue, the total amount
being $33,000,000 leaving no less than $23,000,000 which was
applied to reducing the national debt, which during the year
was brought down from $339,000,000 to .5310,000,000.
Altogether the Canadian liiiancial situation was never
better and the outlook for the coining year Is fur the besl
twelve months in the history of the l> inion,
Our Cumberland boosters musl have lieen cuughl unawares judging by their remarks at the incorporation meeting
recently held at Courtena//. Perhaps il vas a com- of" speech
is silvern but silence//olden in their case. A ny way they did
not appeal to enthuse on the theme of ,; Incorporation."
The Store of
The Store of
The Big Store
The Sports Committee having in charge the '-Mill of May
celebration air to be congratulated upon their huge success,
Tn every Way it was the mosl enjoyable Lhe city has ever had.
The weather was all that could be desired. The crowds that
attended the celebration were greater than any previous year
in the history of Cumberland. Tliere was twice as much
money raised to defray expenses, and tho sports were line. The
only conclusion lhat one could c to was tied a satisfied and
oonte'jted community were enjoying themselves in true loyal
The very latest
in Men's
We have just put in stock
this week our first spring
shipment of the most up-
to-date CLOTHING in
SERGES   in   BLUE  and
BLACK,     These  are all
exceptionally well tailored,
„ and   in   nothing  bill   the
^ Newest    iu   Spring   and
a Summer Styles.
I Our motto >S  Quality and
.'I Finish   First  then   Price.
Prices range
$16 to $28
We invite inspection
id Leiser k ft
!.Ul U
Dr. Kerr, dentist, will be in
Courtenay from June 1st to 12.
Appointment may be made at the
Courtenay Drue: Store. Will
remain in Cumberland till end of
Scaled tenders will be received
by the Minister of Lands not later
than noon on the lGth day of
June, 1918, for Ihe purchase of
Licence No. X02, being 605,000
feet of timber on Lot No. 230,
Hoskin Inlet, Valaez Island, Sayward District. One year will he
allowed for the removal of the
timber. Particulars of H. R.
MacMillan, Chief Forester, Victoria, B.C.
Furnished Rooms to Rent, stove
heated.- For particulars apply at
this ollice.
Wanted a First ("lass Waitress.
Apply to Restmore Grill, Courtenay, B.C.
For Sale 1 Chestnut Marc,
four years, about 1,100 lbs; 1 bay
mare, four years, about 1.000 lbs:
1 hay mare, three years, about
1,000 lbs; 1 hav mare, aged, about
1,000 lbs; 1 bay gelding, aged,
about 1.000 lbs. Details on application. No reasonable offer
refused. Apply Box 430, at this
IM THE MATTER of an application lor a fresh Certificate of
Title to the South 1-2 of Lot 16
(except20 acres thereof) and the
North part of fractional North
West 1-1 of Section SO, 'Township
11, Ma]i 551 (except 8-10 acres
and 5 acres thereof); Nelson
of my intention at the expiration
of one calendar month from the
first publication hereof to issue a
fresh Certificate of Title in lieu
of the Certificate of Title issued
to William Hutlon aud John Ramsay on the llth day of March,
1908, and numbered 17380 C,
which has been lost.,
Dated at Land Registry Ollice,
Victoria, B. C, this 28th day
ol" April, 1913.
Registrar General of Titles.
Barrister,   Solicitor   aud '
Notary Public,
W ANTE I) Lots or acreage for
which will trade some stock in
one of Vancouver's leading finan
cial companies that is earning 12
per cent. Property must beuui-
encumbered. Address "B-16,"
The Islander.
Mrs. J. M. QUICK
PHOTOGRAPHER j Cumberland, B.C., March S, 1013
Scenes and Family Groups a   |   Thia is to certify that j   New.
Specialty^ also _ developing  and bury nolds my power of attorney
to receive and sign all documents
and cheques.    HENRY. HALLIDAY
J, Newbury, Attorney.
'inishing Kodak Work.
U.tve ymir orilms nl rondo)-'! DrtwStoi
For f urllier Informal Ion np|il) mlilsnc
o|i|>o.ijlo Union Hotel,
Spring Cleaning
We  hare   Smoky City lo clean  lhe  walls,
Wallpapers "Renew"   Linoleums for tha
Floors, Polish for  the Furniture,   Blinds
and Curtains for the Windows,
A fill Hoc of Furniture, Beds, Mattress,
and Ranges alwaijs on hand. Is not tlio best car in thu world but is positively
the BEST VALUE for the money. All competitors admit it hy saying it is too much for the
money. \Vu have not lound many people who
object to full value for their money in automobiles
and you gut it in tho Studebaker.
25 H.P., fully eqipped,
With Presto Sclf-Slarter, <JJ1 1 7E AA
delivered to you for       «J> 1 W O.UU
IKUP    Electric Self-Starter, beautiful <t1 fiCfi Aft
OD n.r.,      easy riding, powerful car      -?100U.UU
At  the Cumberland Hotel for a tew
more days.  Inquire for Mr. King or Mr.
line for demonstration, or
*usm*******m*M     -   ^-- on..",'.    .
Capital Paid Up $11,560,000
Reserve Fund 513,000,000
Drafts Issued ln any currency, payable alt over tho world
highest current rates allowed on deposits of $1 and upwards
CUMBERLAND, B.C., Branch-   -   -     OPEN DA!'"
UNION WHARF, B.C., Sub Bi-anch-OPEN THURSO/*-**"
D. M. Moprison,   Manager
R. H. Hardwicke, Manager.
The Depot
Barber Shop
Hair Cut or Trimnied     • 2cc.
Beard Trimmed     •        • 25c.
Shave -        -        ■ 25c.
Singe -        -        - 25c.
Plain Shampoo       -        - 25c
Lemon and Egg Shampoo 50c.
Massage .        -        - 50c.
AU Tonics      -        -        - 10c.
The finest Cigars and the best ol
Tobaccos always on hand.
T. E. Johnson
**X-» ~:~-^*.-*?J<tm*0»***mm .», .--^-.j.
Successor t? A. MeKiimell.
ice Cream,
Cigars and
McKinneU's Old Stand,
Daiisiiiuir Ave., CUMBERLAND
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations
C0AL mining lights of the Dominion
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan nnd Albert:.,
tin; Yukon Territory, thn Northwest Teni
bories and in a portion of the Province <>f
British Columbia, may boleuaeil for a tonn
uf twenty-one years at nu annual rental of
SI an acre. Not inofo than 2,000 acres
will bele-iaed to ono applicant,
Application for a lease must bo mado by
the applicant in person to the Agent or sub
Agent of the district in which the rights
applied for are situated.
In surveyed territory tlio land must Ins
described by sections, nr legal subdivisions
of sections, and in utiBurveyed territory
thotvaei applied for shall be stoked out by
thoapplioaut himself.
Etch application mUBt bo accompanied
by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if tho
rights applied foraro not available, but not
otherwise. A royalty shall bo paid on the
merchantable output of the mino at tho
rate of live cents per ton.
Tho person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns Recounting for tho full quantity of merchantable coal mined aud pay tho royalty
thereon. if the coal uiiniag rights are
uot being operated, such returns shall be
furnished at least once a yonr.
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Im - jus) moved in next door. Mabel?
My mamma doesn't let me play with
Don't vou like her?
doesn't your mother let
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Tl.e Modern View
He married his affinity.
He did?
Mercy!      I never heard of
such a
Why shouldn't he?
But they aren't affinities af
'er they
are married.
Worms are encouraged by morbid
Conditions of the stomach antl bowels,
and so subslBt, Miller's Worm Powders will alter these conditions almost
Immediately and Tt ill sweep the worms
away. No destructive parasite can
live in contact with this medicine,
which Is not only a worm destroyer,
but a health-giving medicine most ben-
«flclal to th" young constitution ami
e* such it has no superior.
No Such Thing
Phe said I was rather young.
Bhe did?
Yes, and that friend of hers said:
Oh. well, she'll get over It.
Mean thing.
Mlnard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
Remarkable Patriotic Outburst at An-1
nual Review of the Garrison of
Paris, France. — Three hundred |
thousand Parisians turned out to cheerj
at the Vincennes review the 30,000 j
men who form the garrison of Paris, j
Although the review Is an annual j
affair it wus made a national holiday, j
The president of the republic drove
out Vincennes in a landau drawn
by four horses with artillerymen rid-1
ing postilion. The minister of war
sat by him iu t .i carriage, and General
Joffre, the general-in-chief, of thu
French army,  sat opposite,
Mme. Poincare had driven out In I
another carriage. lt was her first j
public appearance without her husband since he became president of the;
The crowd iu the streets was enormous and enthusiastic. At Vincennes at 12 o'clock the crowd formed a
circle five miles in circumference. At
'*> o'clock, when the cannon thundered
their welcome- the circle stretched
back in a black mass, which burst into
a yell of wild cheering when the president arrived
Impressive   Cf-re-non.es   Helj   Outside
the City Attended by Chinese and
Pekin, China.—A   large   continuous
....-,. »,.,.,.. -I,-.,  i   • .   * itiie nenan gate is a temporary pavll-
their maids  hired girls.  lon „, lmpe*,a, yMoK J^ ^,fmlml!
r   ., with flowers.   Tht' pavilion contains
W3VnB thu dowager's portrait mil Bacrlfloal
UK Is i«st one grand sweet song. | utensils.    Here the general public per-
l"T.,l!l'o • j forms sacrifices to the empress' mem*
well. lory, while on  -.he road vast crowds1
That may ho. hut too blamed many  stand gazing. i
of us can't find the tune for the var-      Passing the Tienan and Tnan gates. I
lations. and the rest aro mostly off tho j both beautifully decorated with llow-!
' ers aud shells enumerating tlio vir-i
tues of the dead, visitors enter a sec-
ond inclosuro by passing over tlie ccn- j
tral marble bridge. They then face
the Wu gate, under the center of |
.which hangs tho dowager's portrait.
the work of a celebrated Chinese art-:
1st. I
i    ln front of and benea.lt the prrtrr   I
I is the dragon throne, typifying the de-
{ parted grandeur both of '.he dowager |
• »i»v   nnnn   >   /imi,  »">*" llie dynasty.    The throne stands
Arail  I HRr   A   fill ll   a! ""' r0'lr °- ;l ,la!'s- ""■ ceilings and
rUMJ VUlALi n Vil/LilS f sides of which are gorgeously hollow-1
DIID AM WCDVU1WC eren :iml benagged,    Above'the dais]
I 1\UD Uil nLIXliLmii are four characters signifying that the
  i dowager was one among the women j
i       .,   _       .   ,, ,,      _„. . fitting to rani: with the two first groat
No Remedy Half so Efficient . rhincse ertperors, T0 ,„„ r,„ht a, •
1 didn t have to suffer long with a som(, fla (listaMt from „,,, ,,als ,, a
i sore, wheezy chest. had a mighty yenovv.draped platform, on w'. eh nre
bad cold—H. held me like a vise, but „,„„,., „,„, pi.|eBtSi Wn08e solemn and
I knew what to do. 1 took half a tea-hmpI.ea8|Ve dirges alternate with the
spoonful of Nerviline in hot Kater louder and less penetrating strains ot
and rubbed my neck and chest every 1 a c,llnt,sp hnmi similarly situated to
half hour during the evening. \oititno jeft of ,jlp (]aiS.
would hardly credit the way Nerviline Ascending the steps to the right ot
loosed up that tight chest, enablei' me, tlle Wu K.,t0 )s a constant stream of
to breathe like a free man, gave me Chinese Manchus, Mongols. Mahomma-
comfort in a few hours." | Aeus al,d  Tibetans.   Removing  their
This is the experience of J. P. Du-hiead coverings th..' halt hef e the
rand, a well known resident of Bur- portrait, bow thrice, and pass on.
ton's Corners. In thousands <*t| Forpignprs nre ".verted to the left
homes Nerviline is used every das'•! outside the line of mourners.
If a little child has a sick stomach,! Tn0 CPntral flaure on the dais sre
just a few drops win suffice. It there prince Pulun. robed in white sheep-
is any bowel disorder or diarrhoea, 6li(ni ami also a Mongolian buddha,
only a small dose Is required In- who with members ot the funeral com-
wardly or outwardly, wherever there mittee, addressed the throng, eulogiz-
is pain or Inflammation, Nerviline will  mR the dowager
Surf   (
at uny *
cure and positive preventive, no n*au*-*
age are Infected or "expneefl." UquW, B»
acts on the Blood nnd Glfcnils, expels tne
from   the   bodv.      Cures   Dlstetmi
en oh the
Latest Beting live stookrt
rlppa among human beings until*
in Poultry.
■beep, and Choi
tnedy.   Cures L« U.,H»« «■■ • ■■» . ---   (.,,
kidney remedy. Cut this out. Keep it. tiw -in.tt
druggist, who will Ret It for you. Free Booklet, wish
per,  Causes and cures." _ .-..--leT^
■ li, G..Wu. .Irt.. U.S. A.
(1 ne
£IOHN HD OL 10. CI.■ l'l
< «rcei*-l
Sure Enough
Tliere*'*: no curse like ill health.
Oh, I don't know,    it has Us uses.
Name ono.
It has got several notable persons
out of the penitentiary.
International  Congress    of    Physical
Education Open In Paris
Paris.—Tho International congress,	
»nd exiilbitlon of physical education! effect In a thuntler of cannonading.
was Inaugurated at the Sorbonne re-     The troops, who were in ca lpaign
oently, by President Poincare.      The! kit, marched back to barracks through
delegate  from  Turkey  declared  that, the streets with
part of the defeat Inflicted by the at-land amid scenes of great enthusiasm
lifts  on  tlie  Turks  was  due  to  the j everywhere.
physical inferiority of the Turks. The Socialists had organized a great
Amoni   the displays given was one'open-air meeting in Pari:
by fifty girls from the Royal Institute 1 te.'-ilemonstratinn against   the
of Gymnastics at "urln. whose ages' —  '■"'     ''''""'   '""1
ranged from IT to 2o.     The;
ikoII built and vigorous.
Wonderful  what a difference good
     .__ , fortune makes to a man.     It often en-
their bands playing j ables people who haven't l.nown him
for  years  to  recognize   him  on   the
svhite blouses with navy blue divided
skirts and black stockings. It seemed
Impossible to tire them and their clns-
Ing exercise, a staccato Italian variation of the goose-step, caused much
ta ightcr.
 „      years army bill.    They    had    joined
were all  forces with the anarchists, and black
nd wi   ■ loose  anil red flags were carried, though the
Poor Substitutes
le had no aunt to go to
Nor aunt that, had a cent.
And so the careless sluggard
Off to his 'uncle' went.
Aesthetic Girl
Maude has broke i her engagement
with .Harry.
l-'or what reason?
She Rays with ber dark blue disposition and his pink hair she
teat they would not be able to harmonize the house furnishings.
police refused to let their bearers un-i
Si? wTvZXw!!fontagalnSt thS      What i= Pathetic than a mid-
one speaker said! As they want war.! nl?,af.d ^rsm\ trying to make him-
we will give them civil war-war of j Be,( alui others believe ho is young.'
flaps against class, war between you
who are listening to me and those win
arp out, at Vincennes.
It. is reported from Andrucla that n.
recruit named Pone ?.!.*• was disqualified by the examining council as he
„„  .„ , had lost the use of the forefinger of
Is afraid his right hand WJien lm was Inform-
' ed that If he had lost the finger altogether he would have been accented
he declared that he would undergo the
necessary operation. The finger was
amnutated and he was placed ou the
active list.
The man who is anxious to ohlige
never gets rusty for lack of opportunity to practice his theory.
Mlnard's Liniment for sale everywhere.
You can never tell what a man is
until you havo seen him tested by
prosperity as well as adversity, and
then you can only hazard a guess.
Nothing  Uncertain About Him
■Do you know anything about Binks?
Yes. He has applied to me for a
Job, und I want to know if he is re*
You bet.
Is he?
He is.      You can rely on him to
■©wry away anything that isn't being
*at upon by the owner and to lie when ! i/j.tl„   , -.       **.        „   ,   ..
i Victim of Three Clever Swindlers She
Vour ilriigRtai will refund money If PA7.0
OINTMENT falls to cure any caie of Itch-
Ing, Blind, r.i'---(.linc ur 1'iotiudins PUei
in G to 14 days.    GOc.
he'B cornered.
Saved by Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound.
Swarthmore, Penn. — " For fifteen
years I suffered untold agony, and for
m one period of nearly
two years I had hemorrhages and the
doctors told me I
tH would have to undergo an operation,
but I began taking
Lydia E. Finlcham's
Vegetable Compound and am in
good health now. I
am all over the
Change of Life anil
<eumot praise your Vegetable Compound
too highly. Every woman should take it at
that time. I recommend it to both old
sand young for female troubles!" —Mrs.
Emily SuMMERSOtLL, Swarthmore, Pa.
Canadian Woman's Ksperlrni'e:
Fort William , Ont—"I feel aa if I
eould not tell others enough about the
jfood Lydia K. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound hns done for me. 1 was weak
mad tired and I could not rest nights. A
friend recommnntled your Compound and
if soon gained health and strength and
irould not wish to sleep better. I know
c-ther women who have taken it for the
same purpose and they join mo In praising it "—Mrs. Wm. A. Buffv, 831 South
Vickar Street, Fort Williams, Ontario.
Since we guarantee that all ttstimo-
mials which we publish are genuine, is it
mot fair to suppose that if Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound has the virtue to help these women it will help any
ufher woman whe is suffering in a like
If you want special advice write to
S.ydla E. Piiikhan Medicine Co. (conll-
.ientlal) Lynn, Mass. lour letter will
'»e opened, rea* and answered by a
woman and held In strict confidence.
It Is easy enough to be good when
the devil has nothing really interesting In sight.
Accidentally Meets in Cafe
Berlin, Germany.—A Russian woman
Countess  Skossireffs,  lias    fallen
victim to three accomplished Berlin I
swindlers, losing lu    their    company \
jewelry valued at $35.0011. I
The countess, who appears to be of
a very unsophisticated nature, had}
been spending some time on the Rivl-I
era. Returning home via Berlin, shei
had some hours to wait 1'or a train lo'
St. Petersburg, and she employed the
interval by visiting a well-known Berlin cafe. She sat down at a table
occupied by a pretty girl, who told the
countess that she was an actress
wailing for her husband.
This gentleman soon arrived, introducing himself with a high-sounding
aristocratic name.    Another mnn pre-
No Rest With Asthma. Asthma usually attacks at night, the one time
when rest is needed most. Hence the
loss of strength, the nervous debility,
the loss of flesh and other evils which
must be expected unless relief Is secured. Fortunately relief ls possible. Dr. J D. Kellogg's Asthma
Remedy has proved its merit through
years of service. A trial wlll surely
convince you.
The trouble Is the politicians don't
just understand what would happen to
lhe graft Industry If women were
permitted to . muse themselves with
the HUle white ballot.
Occasionally we meet a man whose
Idea of getting con with a fellow he
doesn't like consists in kicking his
pet dog on the sly.
robed eunuchs stand
as though resenting the public nnrtlc'-
nation in the funornl ceremo-iirs of
the last relgulnn adult of the Manchu
dynacty on which .hey t.. ened.
farmer talks
He's Back at Work Again, After Suffering from the Pains, Nervousness
and Depression that   Only   Kidney
Disease Can B.-ing.
Point Alexander, Out., (Special).—
Mr.   D.   A.   Froncare, a well-known
and popular young farmer, living near
here,  who has  been  a sufferer from
kidney disease for some lime past, is
back at work again,    and    he.   says,
without hesitation,  that  liU cure  is
due to Dodd's Kidney Hills.
"I was alwuys tired and nervous."
Mr. Froncare says, in speaking of his
illness. "1 suffered from backache
and neuralgia, and my sleep was
broken anil unrefresiling. My
were puffed and there
circles around them.
"My muscles would cramp. 1 felt
heavy and sleepy afterwards, and I
was depressed and low-spirited, while
shortness of breath and dizzy spells
served to make life yet more miserable for me.
"I was always thirsty; my llmhs
were heavy; and 1 had a dragging
sensation across lhe loins.
"My symptoms led mo to believe 1
had kidney disease, and 1 started to
use Dodd's Kidney Pills. 1 have taken
eight boxes ln all, ami 1 am very
grateful for Ihe benefit 1 have received from them."
If the disease ls of the kidneys nr
from the kidneys, Dodd's Kidney Pills
will cure It.
UAL1TY is the secret of the McLaughlin reputation
for carriage building. Quality is the reason for
Canada's Largest and Best Equipped Carriage Fact-
ory-a factory which can turn out a carefully constructed,
and thoroughly inspected, vehicle every ten minutes of
each working day in the year.
It would be easy to make a gigantic fortune in a few
years by substituting lower grade materials, but such a
policy would be nothing more nor less than business suicide,
and we prefer to continue along the lines laid down by
this company more than 44 years ago.
Carriages are not the lowest priced carriages on the market, but they are by far the cheapest in the end. Nothing
but the best of material, skill and workmanship is good
enough for us, and we are satisfied to abide by YOUR
Large stocks carried at our branch houses and agencies
throughout Western Canada.
McLaughlin Carriage Co., Limited,
Western Branch  Houses-Winnipeg, Regina. Saskatoon,
Calgary, Vancouver.
ere dark red
No Loss
How do you feci about woman suffrage?
\Vp11,  I  ntn  willing that, a woman
Bently joined the party and ho was ahou!d Vote lf ahl. wants t0t but s!le
Ibo Introduced as of noble and ancient cal,.t vote and have my 8PUt in the
W.  N. U. 946
lineage. All were very agreeable to-
gather, and one nf the men proposed
visits to other cafes and finally to a
cinematograph theatre.
At this last place of entertainment
the woman It was suggested, should
put in the cJoak»room not. only her
wraps hut a hand-bag to which she appeared very much attached. She parted with iho bag, sli' said, will, groat
unwillingness, as It contained hor jewelry, but the Berlin nobles told her
that it would be all right and that
ihey would guarantee its safety.
During the performance the'woman
noticed that the young actress and li^r*
lyishand had retired. She asked for j
an explanation from her other com-j
panion, and was told that they were'
telephoning, but as they were so long;
about it he would just step out and
see. Ho did not return cither, Tho
countess, growing alarmed, as one of!
the noblemen had hor cloakroom ticket, left, lhe theatre, and was Informed •
by the clonk-room woman tha' the hag
bad been given up on the presentation
of Hi'* ticket by one of the men. The
woman rushed off to the police, hut
so far there has been no trace of the
thieves. I
Breaking It to Him Gently
Maude, will you marry me?
Well,. Charlie, I'll think about it.
What will you think about il?
Some very uncomplimentary tilings!
1 am afraid.
Because a millionaire subscribes j
beamingly to a fresh air fund, don't
assume that it Is safe to leave a railroad or a little unprotected trust lying'
round in his vicinity overnight. |
street  car ton.
Well, as she seldom gets your scat
I suppose that she won't lose anything
by voting.
The Only Way
looks   downhearted
Trial Proves Conclusively that It can
be Done With
• Effect
Berlin, Germany.—Shots were fired
from machine guns uu the upper deck
(the top of the gas envelope) of the
new German army Zeppelin airship
7i 4 during a war uiilce trial trip near
Frledrlchsbafen, recently.
Although the wind was blowing at
forty-one i ilea an hour the gun practice was carried out to the satisfaction
o£ a military —•--■-■■ a.. „r.
A Splendid 10 cent Household Specialty is being introduced
all over Canada.   It is appreciated by the Thrifty Housewife
who wants things "Just a little better."   Send post card to-day.
Simply say:-.
'Send package of household specialty advertised in my newspaper'
That's all—You will be delighted! Pay if satisfied—we take
the risk-Address P. O. Box 1240, Montreal, Can.
This offer expires June 1st, 1913. Send to-day.
The Test
Has slip a good husband?
You bet.
How good ls he?
For any reasonable amount at the
Hard on   Brown
Brown has sold that auto of his.
Yes, and also sold the man who
bought It, I should say. I
Do you suppose he can collect on
both sales?
Not If the buyer disoovpvi the second sale before he settles for the
Clever Bell
Bell Is learning dressmaking.
ls she?
In order to make her own clothes, I
Not at all. Iu order to earn money
enough to hire a modiste to make)
them for her.
Makes us Honest
Before the penny slot machine
Put matches in our way
An honest man ln other things
For matches wouldn't pay.
An of-
Brlnko           —i »    , ,, ,
morning.   He has Just found out that flclal communique,   wlilott
he  must  many. I tbe event as of 'epoch-making Import-
Murrv! Brinks? I ance,' states .hat the trial proves con-
Why   how is that? cluslvely that it Is possible to wo k
His father gave   him   notice   this comfortably and  with accuracy with
that he would no longer sup-j machine guns, from the decks or iev-
neliu airships.      Captain von Puteau
the naval  expert    of the    Taegllche
Rundschau, states tha. there Is room
for six machine guns ou the top of a
port him
Smart Landlady
She always tries to have her boarders meet a lot of pretty girls.
She Bays a young man never eats
much when he is in love.
| the
Tbe man who keeps his friends
guessing should be considerate enough
to offer a prize for the correct solution.
Nothing for it
Tills hot weather is intolerable.
But think how much we need it!
Need It! Huh!
Sure, man!     For Hie corn crop.
What do I care about the corn cropl
I am a coal dealer.
She Is the very last word In pretty
Oh, I don't know.
But she is hand painted.
If tliere wer» a credit man to pass
upon the conversational soundness of
people how many would go Into bank-
1 ruptcy at once?
A Constant Change
In Body's Tissues
"Our bodies," says Huxley,, "may
be likened to an eddy in the river,
which retains its shape for a while,
though every Instant each particle of
water is changing."
The tissues of tile body, composed
of millions of tiny cells, are being
constantly broken  down and washed
Zeppelin airship.
The Vossische Zeltung states that
the  greater  part of    the    $5,000,000
shortly lo be provided for the German
air fleet will he devoted to building,
with all possible speed, ten airships
of the Zeppelin type.     It ls expected
lhat live of the vessels will be incor-           	
novated in the air fleet by the middle away by the process of life, and es-
of this'   »■'•     The German admiralty  pfjoifdiy by overwork, worry aud dls-
ls extending Its system of waterplano  ease.
stations. It is proposed to establish Iu or,i,,r t0 reconstruct these wast-
■six on the North sea coast anJ | 0(| tissues there are necessary such
elements as iron, sulphur, magnesia,
potash, etc.. and when these are not
supplied in sufficient quantities In the
food we eat it is necessary to aid na-
four on tlie Baltic
"Sample lit
Drus  aeo   Cheral
Limited. Toronto
me National
I   Co.,   ot  Canada,
Bad Eggs by the Ton
1 nnrti'ii — According  to   '.lie   report!	
of the Bermondi ry public health coni-|ture by the use of some restorative
Ittee  one  of  the  council's  Inspo preparation,
tors  has   destroyed   more   than   four I    Most people find Dr
and  ii  half Ions of bad eggs
the lust fortnight.
Work for the night Is coming, sings
the song, but most of as work for the.
check that's coming. i
Chase's Nerve
during; pood particularly effective under such
circumstances, because it is composed
of the very elements of nature whlclj
go to form new. rich blood, create new
nerve cells and rebuild wasted ti»
This great food cure Is radically
different from medicines which ars
usually employed in the treatment of
nervous diseases. For, while they
stimulate tired nerves to overexertion
or by narcotic influence sooth aDd
deaden them, Dr. Chase's Nerve Food
revitalizes wasted nerve cells and so
accomplishes lastingly beneficial re*
Such symptoms ns sleeplessness, If*
rltablllty, headache, Indigestion, brain
tire and feelings of fatigue and discouragement soon disappear when th*
system Is built up by the use of
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food
DO cents a box, all dealers, or Edmanson. Bates & Co., Limited, Toronto. THE   ISLANDER.   CUMBERLAND,   B. C.
A Gift on the
Field of
A Story of the Balkan War
One of those bloudy buttles between
the allied Rulkau forces uud the Turks.'
tieur Adrinuople, bud been fought, and-
the Inner had been defeated, but not
Without terrible vest tu their enemies.
Kraut the Held arose the mingled cries
of Turks ami Ihilkiius. the former appealing lu Allah to send them succor,
the Inlter to the Christian's Cod.
Two wounded Montenegrin soldiers
lay side by side. Oue of them, whose
leg hud been shattered by a rifle ball,
sat up and, pulling u little Husk from
his pocket, was about trf take the
single drink it contained when be saw
the other, who seemed to be wounded
unto rienth. looking at It longingly. A
struggle arose within the man who
possessed It. He would soon likely
be carried off the Held to recover from
his wound, while the other gave evidence of being In a dying condition.
Both men craved the siugle drnm
that remained in the flask. To either
It wns more than untold wealth. But
the possessor of the treasure eould not
withstand the look on the face of tlie
other. Slowly, reluctantly, longingly,
he reached out his hand and held It
to his companion's lips, who drank it
dowu greedily.
The latter closed his eyes for a few
moments, then, seeming to gather
strength, there came a regret thnt he
should hare been so weak as to accept
a gift of what a fellow soldier needed
(or himself.
"Pardon." he snld faintly, "the
temptation was »oo strong for mo; I
couldo't resist It."
"Ton needed It far more than I. 1
will recover without It. It may be
the means of saving your life."
"I would that 1 might live to reward
you for your mcrlflce, but I cannot; 1
am dying."
"Cbeer up. Kierrlae yonr will power
Remember tbat there are those at home
who love vou and nre looking for your
return. ThJ» will pull you through."
There ts bat ono such person ln the
•xorld-my wire-mid she would prefer
that I should never return."
.  "Do you mean It!"
"I do. She loved another. Fate deprived her of him and gave ber to inc.
Our nsrcntD arranged a marriage be- j
tween na My, heart was In It, but not
hers. I hare hated this man, though
) have never seen him. I only know
that he Mints. Bat now. since 1 am
about to die, all tbat bas gone from
me. I am even willing that my wife
should be happy with him."
As he apoks the last words be passed
Into unconsciousness, while the atten-1
tlon of the other, hearing sounds of an j
approaching reacne party, was turned
In another direction.
Darkness fell upon the battlefield, but i
«nly caused the cries of those lying
there to sound more melancholy, as the
whlppoorwlll sings saddest wben tlie
twilight has paaaed.
Lights appeared here and there, moving about from place to place as rescue
parties relieved the wounded or carried
them away to the hospitals. Tbe man
with the broken leg, supporting him
self by an arm, looked eagerly at the
lights, praying tbat some of tbem
might come his wny. A party drew
near him and be called to them, bin
either there were too many sucb calls
for them to heed, his or he hnd not the
strength to make them hear. At nnv
rate they passed on, leaving him bleed
Ing In tlie cold. Be sank iu a stupor,
doubtless from loss of blood, from
which he was aroused by a bright llglii
whlcb dazzled his eyes. Behind it was
the dark figure of a soldier.
"This one Is alive," said the man
"Bring a stretcher."
There wns just enough animation In
the sufferer to remember the compnn
Ion to whom be had given his lasi
drink of liquor, nnd he wondered if he
still lived and would be carried off the
field ur would later be shoveled with
the otber dead Into a trench. But with
bodily weakness both our liner and
tonrser feelings are benumted. and he
'did not even aak the question. Be was
carried to a hoapital-or, rather, a de
pot for ths wounded-where surgeons
iwere at work amid hundreds of poor
irretches who were' awaiting tbelr
torn to be examined. Finally a mix-
feeon approached him, looked at bis leg
snd at once began to amputate lt
Loots Nadler when he left tbe hospital did ao wltb the help of a pair of
•crotches. He had made hla contrlhn-
itlon to tbe grim god of war ln a leg
kind was reserved to die a natural
Heath, for bis fighting days were over.
CBe sought his home In a little mountain village of Montenegro, where, with
anther of war's wrecks, he waa received
-thankfully tbat he had returned at all
ny those who were near and dear to
nun. Be would sit by the fireplace
telling bis friends of tbe battles In
►which he bad fought and the privations I
lie bad endured.
One day a young widow wbo had !
last ber husband ln the war came from
a neighboring village to see Nadler. j
As she entered the room hla eye light- i
ed. and be exclaimed:
, "MaryaP'
She  approached ths  maimed mas.
Who started to rise from hla chair, but
'he hurried to Mm and gently prevent-
t him trot* catting dp.   flfalrtM on !
her knees beside him, she suffered him
lu draw her closer to him.
"Alas," he said, "you are now free,
but I—I am a worthless cripple. You
will doubtlesa marry agaiu. for you are
young and comely, and agaiu 1 shall
HUffur i lie pain of seeing you pass to
the possession of another."
"1 will never indict that upon you
"And 1 will not permit you to snerl-
flce a lifetime or comfort with husband
and children for me. To be near you
nnd not possess you would be a wretched existence lor tne. No As soon as
my wound penults 1 shall go away,
perhaps tu America, where niey teli
uie thnt even such as 1 may earu
enough to prevent his being a burden
on any one."
"l.onis, my life henceforth is yours.
I shall lake care of you ami if necessary work for you. But thut will not
be necessary. Mv husband has left
me a competency, enough to live tlie
simple life to which we have been accustomed from our childhood. I have
done my duly towitrd him so long as
be lived, nnd now thut he is dead what
was his ls mine, aud I am sure lie
would not grudge uie the comfort of
sharing it with yuu "
Nadler made no reply. lie was
thinking of the words spoken hy tlie
soldier on the lie',.! of battle. "But
now. since | am about to die. all thst
has gone from uie. 1 am even willing
that my wife should be happy with
liltu." lie recalled, too. the look on
the man's fece when lie saw the tlask
containing that which would quench
tlie horrible thirst and give him a little
strength to bear his sufferings. And
he rejoiced that lie hud conquered bis
own craving and bestowed the boon on
his comrade.
Mnrya came often to see the maimed
soWior, and while she rejoiced that
she might minister to him he found In
the mlvlstrntlons of one he loved and
who loved him a solace for bis misfortune. His wound healed slowly,
and since they were separated in their
homes, her attendance upon him wns
Inconvenient nnd 'difficult. In order
thnt she might do more for him It was
deemed better thnt they should be
married nnd live under one ronftree.
Some shook their heads that a widow
of but a few months should marry,
but older persons approved of Ihe plan,
and the pair were tunde one.
And now to return to the soldier lying on the battlefield, who had accepted his comrade's last drink. Tbe
same rescue party who had succored
his wounded comrade, thinking him
dead, passed on. Another party, accompanied by a medical officer, came,
nnd the surgeon, placing his ear over
the soldier's heart, found that It
still beat Fie ordered n restorative
and tbe man removed to a hospital.
There the soldier was revived, and
wben he had come to a condition to be
questioned, nn officer who was taking
the names of the wounded asked bis
The soldier hesitated. A faraway
look was In his eyes, but tbe officer
bad no time to heed it.
"Your   name!"   he   repeated   Impatiently.
"August Hebn."
The officer passed on. not knowing
that tbe patient had not given tbe
name that belonged to blm.
Hehn, ns be appeared on the hospital
list, lay for weeks hovering between
life nnd death. At last, pale and emaciated, be was discharged, not only from
the hospital hut from the army, and
tottered toward his home. On the
road he fell In with another discharged soldier limping along wltb bis foot
and head bound up, and the two journeyed together.
"I am going heme." said the man to
Hehn, "to my dear wife. I have done
my duty by my country and have
earned a reunion with ber I love."
"I, too, am going home, to find—I ex-
pect—my wife with a former lover. I
have doubtless been reported among
the dead, since 1 gave a false name at
the hospital."
"And what will you do If you And
tbe case as you expect?"
"God knows!" replied Hehn.
When their paths separated the soldier said to Dehn: "Goodby. 1 hope
that you will Hnd thnt your wife baa
loved you and remained true to you."
"Goodby," was the reply. "1 am prepared for the worst"
"Will you kill bimr
"1 don't know."
Hehn tottered en, stopping at times
hy the way to gather n little strength
ur perhaps because be dreaded to knew
what he feared. He could not but envy
his comrade who bad gone on to ths
woman ot whose affections he had ns
doubt And ao one evening as dusk
waa falling be approached tbe village
wherein was hla home. He waited on
the outskirts until the inhabitants were
all within doors, then went on and,
coming to his own bouse, looked ln
through a window.
A cheerful Are blared on the hearth,
but there was no one lu tbe roam.
Presently a woman entered. A cold
chill came over the watcher's heart for
there was no sign of mourning lu her
apparel. She pnt some logs ou t be Are.
then drew an easy cbalr up before lt
Leaving her apartment, she presently
returned, ber hand on the arm nf a
man walking by means of crutches.
The soldier without uttered s stifled
The maimed man was he who had
given him nls last drink—the drink he
was mad for, the drink that saved his
Recently a ship arrived at an American port on whose passenger list was
the name of August Hehn. In Montenegro lives his wife, who supposes him
dead. Neither she nor the man she believes to be her legal hnsband knows
that they owe their happiness to ths
sacrifice of a little brandy on the laid
of battle.
-   PUMPED HIM  DRY.       "
No   Wonder   Lincoln   Always   Had   a
Fund of Stories on Hand.
Lieutenant David B. Parker, author
of "A Chautauqua [toy of 'Ul," sheds
some light on the question nf where
Lincoln got his stock of stories. Lieutenant Parker was in the oUiee of the
provost-marshal at City Point when
an Irishman presented himself for a
pass through the Union Hues.
The Irishman (vas dressed in rordu-
roys, with holuiailed shoes. He had a
humorous, ruddy face, and his eyes
sparkled will) Inn. He handed out a
card, hut held on to one corner of It.
The card read: "Pass ihe bearer. 	
—, in GeUeral Meagher's brigade in
the Army of ihe Potomac and return
to Washington, with free transportation. A. LINCOLN."
"All right" said Major Beckwith "I
will give yoi; a pass, hut I want you
to toll me how you got the card."
The irishman said: "I had three sons
In this coil nth ry who were iu the army. One was killed. The others sent
me money to come over and visit
Ihem. They told me tn come f Wash..
lllgton and I could gir a puss. I came
t' Washington, hut l eould git no pass.
I wint iverywhere. 1 pushed rue way
fn to that old Turk in th' war department, uud 1 thought for a minute he
would put me in prison for gittiu' into
his room. Then 1 hung around the
White House and went into the garden nnd talked with the gardener, who
was a kind fellah, and told him mo
story, lie said: 'Come tomorrow inorn-
Ing early, and 1 will put you at work
here. When Mr. Lincoln cornea to
walk in the gnrden you can speak to
i "Po in the mornln* I wint there and
fussed wid some plants along the
walk. Pretty soon I saw the master
cumin'. As he saw<me he stopped and
spoke.   He said:
" 'New man here?"
1     "I said, 'I am helpin' tbe gardener a
little.'   And he said:
"'Are you a gardener?'
"Till just come from Ireland.' «aid I.
"'But are yon a gardener':*' said he.
"'I am.' said 1. but that was a Me,
f r Pm a groom,
"Then lie stopped there and talked
to me. and 1 told him my story. 'Come
Into the office.' he says, 'and 1 will fix
, you out' So the gardener told me
what door to go in and what to tell
'lm, nnd 1 walked past those fellahs as
if I owned the place.
"Wben I come iu, Mr. Lincoln said,
'Have a seat. sir. and warm your feet
hy the fire.' He sat writln' and a man
was sbovin' papers before him. and he
would sigu them. He said. 'You must
know lots of Irish stories.' and 1 said:
"*I know some,' and he said:
I    "'All right; talk to me, talk to me!*
"Well. 1 could always talk if I hadn't
much to say, hut 1 kep1 talkin' and talk-
in', nnd a man came in to see Mm on
business, and he said. 'Never you mind;
I sit  where you are,'  and be kep'  me
there.   When dinner time came he told
the man to take me down and see that
I bnd some dinner.  Then I came back
nyniu.    I stayed wltb blm day aftber
I day.    I was given a dinner of tnrkey
j and iverything, but there was no whisky.   Finally be said, 'It Is time for you
to go to tbe boys, nnd I will let you go.'
But he bad pumped ivery story out of
me tbat I bad iver beard."
The Vigilant Verger.
I A Chicago woman was arrested the
other day charged with praying too
loud. She prayed often and vociferously, if the protesting neighbors can
be believed, and finally became a die-
turning element.
Of course uobody contends that this
enthusiastic devotee was beard because
of her loud praying. The still small
voice would have carried the petition
ipiite as well. Hut to arrest a person
for praying seems an anomaly.
It recalls the story of the verger in
Westminster abbey who had a foreign*
er arrested for kneeling and praying iu
the main aisle ot lhe building,
"Uut." said the judge, "why do you
object to the man's devotional act':"
'lhe verger was amazed.
"W-why, your hono'1," he stuttered,
"If 1 d-d id n't make an example nf tlii*
man people would be praying all over
the place:"—Cleveland Plain Dealer
The Plumber.
I telephoned the plumber.
And right -»it Hint* lit* came.
He truly was a hummer
And should be Known to fame.
lit: ."pent no time in gassing,
iiut found uut wtiat .vus wrong,
And, what is moat amazing,   , .
ii-* hud his tuula along.
He did not con the matter
Jj'or half an hour or more,
No solder did lie spatter
Upon tlio Kitchen flour,
"With zeal still undiminished
l-ie worked away tor us.
And when i tie fob was tuiished
He cleared up all the muss!
With beating heart I waited
ins memo of expense
Until he lightly stated
His bill was titty cents!
My face grew pale and haggard,
1 gave a iniiitlHil scream.
Into a chair 1 Btafgered
And woke-it was a uream!
—Mttsburgii uispateh.
Egyptian Justice.
In ancient Egypt all court business
was carried on in writing In order tbat
tbe decision might not be Influenced ny
oratory or personal appeal. Tbe laws
lay Before tbe Judges upon a table, and
the accuser declared ln writing bow be
had been injured, whereupon tbe de*
fendant stated In writing wbat be had
to say. Then came a rejoinder from
each party to the case, after which tbe
judges deliberated among themselves
until they had bit upon the proper legal penalty for the party wbo bad lo
the meantime been adjudged guilty.
Tbis point being reached, tbe president
of tbe judges touched wltb an Image
of Thmel the "Goddess of Truth." tbe
manuscript of the guilty pleader, and
the case was over.—New York American.
What a Mango Tastes Like,
The first thing to do wben you reach
Ceylon ls to eat a mango. Wlll it be
as good as you are told It ts? Yes, lt Is
—better. First you think It's an apricot, nnd then you think It's a banana;
do, fresher—a peach, a strawberry—and
then comes a delicious sharp, fresh,
aromatic after taste slightly tinged
with turpentine, bnt not bitter. Then
you get all tbe taste at once, and yon
knew that tbe mango la like nothing
else but Its own incomparable self. U
baa aU these different tastes at once,
sl multaneeusJy. - M etr opolita n.
What It Meant.
The man save the girl a betrothal
ring and she shrieked with delight.
"What is this word yuu have had
engraved ou the inside of it?" she
asked when her tirst rapture had subsided.
"The word Is 'Mizpnh.' All engagement rings have thut word engruved
on them nowadays. It's quite the
"I've seen it before. But what does
it mean?"
"It's from Sbakpspenre, I believe. It
menus. 'When Shall We Three Meet
AguiuV'1—New Yurk (jlube.
Whitney's Scheme Revolutionized
the Manufacturing Business.
I The system of the standardization of
parts, now so universal, originated with
Eli Whitney, (he inventor of the cotton gin. when he undertook to make
muskets. The government ga*ve him a
contract in 17!).'! for 10,000 stands of
arms, although he had no "plant" for
their manufacture. He built a small
factory In New Haven. Conn., and he-
gun work, but found a great obstacle
in the difficulty of getting good workmen, especially those capable of acting
as foremen under his novel methods.
His plan, as is pointed out by George
lies in a recent original study of Whitney's  achievements,   was  to  make of
tlis factory a single huge machine,    in
an armory before Whitney's day each
man. highly skilled, produced by tdiii-
self a distinct part of a musket.   This
division of labor Whitney  supplanted
1 by so apportioning work that little-t*r
I Uo skill was demanded,    lie separated
i the various tasks antl at each of these
1 operations   kept  a   group   busy.     Tor
! their assistance he simplified each operation and introduced three aids since
1 indispensable in manufacture—drilling
I hy templets or patterns, filing by jigs
or guides and milling irregular forms.
]     From  first  to  last a  model  musket
■ was copied with precision so that ev-
\ ery lock, for example, was exactly like
I every other among thousands.    When
j nil the parts needed to form a weapon
I were assembled they united much su-
I perior to a musket formed on any oth-
! er plan,   ln case of repair u new part
exactly fitted the place of un old part
i and at a trifling cost.
I     In order to accomplish bis purpose
nnd carry out his contract, whose execution wns mucb prolouged, Whitney
was obliged to invent new tools and
machines at every step, none of which
was patented.   By doing so be not only
greatly improved the finish and accuracy of his guns nud tbe speed of their
manufacture, hut so Impressed the value of the Idea of standardization upon
the minds of manufacturers that lt was
presently applied in other trades und
bns long since become tbe rule In manufacturing.—Harper's.
They Bins of "when this" and they sing
of "when that"
In rustic nr urban refrain.
"When trust hits Uie pumpkin." familiar
and pat,
We hear it again and -wain.
"When father comes home'   and "When
mother manes pies."  '
"When we live wide a wake," "When we
Hut we'll hear the mast welcome of all
by und by
When the janitor turns on the steam.
The sun as it Fhines on the fur distant hill
Js scarcely the friend that we Une*
And you feel u pervading, Insidious chill
As at evening im drifts from your view.
However your fancy inclines yuu to .ime
That tells of the wood's golden gleam,
Yuu lung for tlie plain, solid bliss uf the
When the Janitor turns on the steam.
—wubuiiigtun Mar.
Here is one to which the legal fraternity ought not to take exception,
us u lawyer is authority tor the Incident.
Two pickpockets hud been following
au old gentleman who seemed a likely
subject when suddenly he turned Into
a lawyer's office.
"What sbnll we do nowV" asked one
ofetbe "dips."
"Walt for the lawyer," promptly replied tbe other.—Newurk Morning Star.
The Necessary Adjuncts.
A   sentlrnfntal   saying   running   tints   has
gained much credence:
"The hand that rocks the cradle ts the
hand that rules the world."
At seaside towns in summer une like this
should tuke precedence:
"The hand that holds tiie check book la
the hand that Keeps us girled."
Deferred will be the buoyant hopes mammas nave kept secreted
Within  their  hearts and  unfulfilled   tha
plans lhat they have planned
Till daddy's handsome bank account has
been by checks depleted
And all the big resort hotels have been
completely manned.
-San Francisco Chronicle,
Warmth In Snow.
Snow la warm by virtue of its light
and woolly texture. But It la also warm
on account of its whiteness. Had snow
been black lt would bare absorbed the
heat of the sun and melted quickly.
Instead, It reflects best and the reflected heat falls upon bodies above the
anow, while tbe warmth of the earth Is
preserved beneath It
Musical Comedy.
No musical comedy can be a success
without  n   girl   title.     We  have  the
"Girl and the Governor," the "Girl and
tbe Judge," and so ou.   The supply ot
girl   titles   is   nearly  exhausted,   but
there ure a few left.    We offer these
The "Girl and the Grindstone."
Tbe "Girl and tbe Chocolate Fudge."
Tbe "Girl and the Tomato Catsup."—
■xwisville Courier-Journal.
Imagination as an Asiet.
)ns great advantage has the man of mind
(And  by  these odds the owner cannot
but be benefited)
O'er fellow men who are possessed of fancy less creative—
Be sees and sidesteps errors while as
yet they're not committed.
-Chicago Tribune,
A Watch Under a Tumbler.
Placing a watch tinder a tumbler
near the bed of a sick person will give
him relief from tbe ticking which Is
frequently very trying to highly sensitive nerves.—Woman's Home Companion.
Marjorte—He proponed as soon as be
heard me warble.    Kdna—I'd hate to
admit 1 got my husband for s mug.— !
Relieving the Famine.
A missionary stationed In a lanij
where tbe natives were cannibals
wrote for assistance as follows:
"Our small force of brethren seems
to he unable to cope with the distress
which prevails In this dark nnd benighted land. Many of the natives are
starving for food. Please send a few
more missionaries."—Sunday Maga-
Horact Greeley Waa s Wonder When
Only Six Years of Age.
No champion of the old time spelling
mutches, perhaps, ever excelled Horace
Greeley. He was, in fact, a spelling
prodigy. What would the boys und
girls of today, who grumble over their
dally stint of twenty words, think of
a child not yet six years old who could
actually spell every word in the language! That is what the young Horace
is said to have been able to do.
His schooling began in his fourth
year, and tbe art of spelling at once
became a passion with him. In school
and out he kept incessantly at its
study. Dour after hour he would lie
on the floor, spelling over alt tbe difficult words tie could find In the few
books that the family owned.
Tbe fume of bis prowess spread.
Naturally Horuce was the Brat one
cboseu at spelling matches. He had a
lisping, whining voice and spelled his
words with tbe utmost confidence.
Sometimes In winter, wben tbe snow*
drifts were so deep that one of the
big hoys bad to take blm to the school-
house on bis back, tbe little white
haired fellow would drop asleep between turns. Wben bis word came
round his neighbor would nudge him
anxiously. He would wake, spell bis
word nnd drop asleep again at once.
So great was the boy's reputation as
a student of unusual powers thnt tbe
selectmen of u neighboring town. In
passing a rule forbidding the attendance at the local school of any pupil
from outside tbe township, honored
him by adding the clause. "Excepting
only Horace Greeley."—Youth's Companion.
This Incident Is related of a Scotch
doctor, new to the gun. who adventured upon a day's rabbit shooting.
Cbused by tbe ferrets, bunny was a
rather quick moving target and the
medico was not meeting wi«h tbe success he anticipated.
"Hang It all, man," he exclaimed impatiently to tbe keeper wbo accompanied him; "these beasts are too quick
for me!" g
"Aye, doctor," tbe pawky keeper replied, "but ye surely dldna expect them
tae lie stilt like yer patients till ye kill
Yet He Liked Fresh Air.
"My husband was at a smoker Saturday night and never got home until
about 1 o'clock."
"Was tbat why be wasn't at church
Sunday morning?"
"No; be says the ventilation ls so
poor In church and tbe atmosphere always gets so heavy that be can't keep
Daring Brutes That Attack Trav-
elsrs on the Steppes.
Perilous Plight of a Sleigh Party That
Was Surrounded and Set Upon by a.
Pack of the Ferocious and Farnifhe'i
Animals—A Timely Rescue.
Tliere are still wolves on the steppes
Of Russia and pretty ferocious ones at
that, as appears from this story sent
to a Swedish paper by one of Us correspondents, who was traveling n winter or two ago through tbe wastes of
what was formerly knowa as Lithuania.
It was a bright, frosty winter day.
The snow was excellent, and the mall
Blelgh gilded forward nt great speed.
A troika with three Poles In it followed behind. Toward sunset we emerged from the dark pine woods upon the
ateppe, which stretched away in front
of us as far as the eye could reach.
Soon (lie stars made their appearance, and the moon rose, it was bitterly cold, and the snow crackled beneath the runners. Tbe horses* breath-*
rose in the air like thick smoke. The
songs nud shouts of the Poles died.1
away, and profound silence reigned.
Suddenly one of the horses whinnied*
then another, and a third shied violently, uttering that terrible cry of
which the horse is capable only wben
In extreme fear. I could see by thought of the moon the shadow of an
animal about the size of a dog Hitting
over the frozen surface of a marsh
pool which lay some twenty pace*
from us on one side of tbe road.
No animal can travel more silently
than u wolf when iu search of prey,
and none can attack so suddenly and)
unexpectedly. I was slowly raisin*
my gun when a second wolf rose Im
mediately In front of the horses wits
crest erect and green, phosphorescent
eyes. At tlie same time points on
light appeared all over the mere, an*
the howling of the beasts rang out.
A shot was bred. Revolver In hand*
I>seek, one of tbe Poles, stood on tho
driving seat of the troika, Then from
1 he mu 11 sleigh I discharged both
barrels of my gun, and a savage bowl
announced thnt they bud taken effect
Two of the most daring of our ussuiW
tints lay rolling In the snow.
The three Poles kept firing furiously.
Although the attack of the wolves waa
directed mure agnlnst our sleigh, probably because It was drawn by double
the number of horses. Our driver had
no other weapon than his loaded wbfpv
but with It be dealt tret muttons blows.
The horses struggled madly and tried
with all their strength to break tho
harness. At each shot from my gun-
the wolves scattered, ouly to collect
again immediately aud renew their attack on the horses. Suddenly thertr
arose a wild yell behind us.
The three Poles were rolling in the
anow by the side of their overturned)
sleigh. Lescek's badly driven horses*
had torn themselves lease from the*
trolku in their terror, und were careering wildly over the snow covered
steppe, pursued by some of the wolves.
They were soon pulled dowu. and in
the stillness of tlie night their death
screams were terrible. The Poles wallowed ubout lu tbe snow shouting*
weeping and lamenting by turns.
Their situation was, indeed, sufficiently serious, for ouly Lescek hnd)
hud enough presence of mind to hide-
himself beneath tbe sleigh, and the
mail driver und I, surrounded by
wolves, could give tb no help. I
looked upon tbeui as di -tried and felt
sure that we should quickly share tbelD*
Suddenly our pursuers disappeared?,
and although bleeding badly, tbe
horses became calmer, 'i'he gleaming
eyes of ih*» wolves were seen only here
and there nut on the steppe. A shot
rang out, then a volley, succeeded by
yells of pain, A dozen dead wolves
Jay ou tbe ground, and two tinge beast*
actually expired beneath the hoofs of
the horses as our rescuers came up lav
fhelr tinkling sleighs.
It was a landed proprietor with hl»
servants whose solitary farm lay only
a couple of versts away None of
Us was dangerously wounded. Tho*
w<ilves hud t reated the I'oles worst.
for their clothes were nearly torn from-
their bodies, They were bitten, too*
but not seriously.
The following morning our host, Herr
Stan ski. came across the skeletons of
the three troika horses scarcely half
a verst from the scene of our struggle. The poor creatures were still
bound together with tbe harness. What
our own fate would have been were It
not for our timely rescue, is not bant
to Imagine. Tbe thought of It make*
me shudder to this day.
A Surprise Coming.
Pastor's Wife — You understand.
Mary, that 1 am only "at home" on .
Weduesdsy from 3 to 5. Mary—Yes,
ma'am. Then to herself: "Mary, wbat
i\ heavenly situation you have got!
Tbe mistress only at borne for two
hours «very week!"—Exchange. J
Followed Mamma's Advice.
"Did be kiss you when you accepted
"No; 1 wouldn't permit him."
"Why notr
"Well, mamma told me that weonght
to act differently toward e*ch other
after the engagement"—SL Loots Post-
Always Lste.
"Men are always late.   I bave waited
here since 7 o'clock for my husband to
come.   Now it Is half after 8."
"And wben were you to meet bimr
"At 5 o'clock."—Lustlge Blatter.
Aa small letters weary tbe eye
w also the smallest affairs dlata-rb .off ;
saast-MoaUiraa. j
One half of the world does not know how
The other half may fare,
But this li nothing strange, 1 vow.
It doesn't even care.
l( His Finish,
"He slipped on the polished floor and
killed himself."
|    "Sort of a  hardwood finish, ehf— 1
i Princeton Tutac.
Generally tht Way,
Crawford - Everybody wonders at
four judgment. How do you manage*
IP (Jrabshaw—Just s little system I
worked out Whenever I find I'd like-
to do anything I make up my mind
lt«   something   I'd   better   not   do.—
Nothing Is  lost  so  surely  aa  that
vhlc* we dared not risk. TV
•inr.  IAIiAMURR, UO.-HUKtvUAiriO
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This Ad. wi
save you money if yon
take advantaqe of it
Have you ever stopped lo figure out the amount of money you lose by not beiiiu* satisfied with
your house when il is finished ? Vou go to a friend's house nud see some of our Kiln-Dried
Lumber; and coining back to your own place, you feel dissatisfied, and wish that you had
put it in your house in the first place, aud
So isn't il heller tn START RIGHT and have everything of the best ?    11 is cheaper in the
long run.    Fay us a visit and lei us quote you prices and show you our slock.    Door frames
and Window Frames made to your order.  Any kind of detail work undertaken.
Door Frames and Window Frames, also Kiln Dried Lumber, Mouldings, Sash and Doors, Lath, Plaster, Lime,
Cemeilt, Faint and Oils, Plumbing Supplies, Builders' Hardware, Building Paper, Roofing etc.
Box 230
I }
Co., Ltd.
"Not Better than the Best - but Better than the Rest."
Phone 66
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||' you lira looking lot fivo or ton acres ol' good liind
near Cumberland suitable Cor truck gardening or poultry
at the tight price on long terms of paymenl see Mr.
HAEEY [D1ENS AT COURTENAY, Mamigei■ of the
Biilish Columbia Investim-nls Limited.
G.A. Fletcher
Music Co.
(5i k./s r .")
First OUsa in every respect. Perfect Cuisine
Headquarters for Tourists and Sportsmen
Wines, Liquors nnd Cigars
John N. McLeod, Proprietor
When liiL'uiitbe.lii.ii. iimka Uie L*iilui. j-mtr iiwuliimirtcii
"The Magnet Cash Store"
z'*^v.'i*mi*uB*<*vaH**re*'* MM umimvi**T*u****jnnne*tjiv*att2as^ •
lanos, Player Pianos,
Cnl ii in !i i a Grajilia-
phonos und Records,
Ivlisou Records and
Machines.- *~r»*».j-a--.
The McKinley Edition of Ten Cent Music
a Specialty.
Nanaimo,   B.C.
i f
^w-s^fM   5
—;*5-- .*
Centre of Town I
Prices: $2011
and up.
The Island Realty Co0
Fir«e^Sl0Ck       Phone, 1    ^ffi^
Phone 31
Cumberland, B.C.


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