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The Islander Sep 3, 1910

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Array ■ - •  -ii"*1 w-——m-»me*—em
Expected in Two Weeks
Nn  14
Courtenay    Pitcher
Holds  Union   To  No
Runs and One Hit.
Thomas wna certainly ill great (onn
mi Sunday ln-t, nml 'In' Unionists
cmiiil ilu nuili ng wltll Iiii delivery ki
nil. Hi' luul ilu- green nliirta guess
ing nil llm linn' mnl administered an
elegant nmt nt' kalamiiiiie, while lilt
triini llliltoa pouiuli'l nut tive runs
Nut une uf Clarke's men gut pust sec
Flretlunlnga, Courtenay—- Anderton
went mu un ngrounder tu -hurt; Martin Iiii iniu tn third »lm overthrew to
flrat ami tin- runner went down tn sec*
mnl; J. McNeil fanned ; A. McNeil
flew out tu short,— No runs. Union
—Dmski go' a pus., stole second,, hut
Whs fiiunlil tlying to purloin third:
Fredericks nl-o got a puss; Clarke
anmk out umi Ryan flew oul tn short
No runs.
Second Innings, Courtenay—Thomas rolled one to the pitcher nud win
out; Wagner went out short slop to
first; Dixon hit to second who .missed
it nud thc runner went down to second; he was caught trying to steal
third,—No runs. Union--E. Halo
struck out; Le Claire flew out to second; N. Halo went out third to flrst
—No runs.
Third Innings, Courtenay—Faber
hit safe over short, stole second, and
came home on an overthrow hy the
catcher to cntch hiin at third; Anderton got a walking ticket; Martin was
snfe on shortstop's error, und Anderton went to third; J. McNeil struck
out but brother "Sandy" connected,
aud scored both Anderton and .Martin with his bingle to right; Thomas'
bunt went safe; A. McNeil retired the
side when he tried to steal home—
3 runs. Union—Mclrvine missed three
good ones and was out; Smithy went
out on a grounder to the pitcher; Droski was snfe on thirds fumble of hit
grounder; Fredericks flew out to left
—No runs.
Fourth Innings, Courtenny,—Wagner hit lo tirst and wns out, the pitcher covering the bag; Dixon hit snfe
past short, but wus caught stealing
second. Faber bunted safe to third,
stole second, aud came home wheu the
third baseman mulled the throw from
the catcher; Wakefield was hit by a
pitched bull, but wus forced out at
second by Anderton's roller to short
—1 run. Uniun—Clarke was sale
when third fulled to handle his grounder, stole si eulid, hut was cnught tri-
ing to get to third; Kyan was out second to tirst; E. liulo went out lo the
pitcher—No runs.
Fifth innings—The Union team underwent a general shullle, E. Balo replacing his brother iu the box, Droski
went to tirst, Kyuu to recond, N. Bnlo
to third, and Mclrvine to centre.
Courtenay—Martin struck out, J. McNeil flew out to thud, A. McNeil wus
safe when pitcher und second missed
his grounder, Thomas got buse on balls
A. McNeil was out siealing third-
No runs. Union - Le Claire went oul
aeeond to flrst, N. Balo funned, Meli*
vine flew out to second —No runs.
Six Innings,—Courtenay, Wagner
struck out; Dixon Hew out to flrst ;
Fabor struck out.- No. runs —Union,
Smith hit hard to left : Droski hit to
left forcing Smith at second ; Droski
waa caught asleep at first ; Frederick
went out second tn first —No runs'
Seventh Innings,—Courtenay, Wake
field got a base on ball, Anderton hit
forcing Wakefield at second, ; Martin
flew out to first. J. McNeil struck nut
No runs—Union—Clark struck oul,
Kyan flew out to third, E* Balo flew
out to second. No runs.
Eighth Inuings,—Courteuay—A Mc
Niel fouled out to catcher ; Thomas
was hit tiy a pitched hall and stole second ; Wngner went out pitcher to first,
Thomas getting third ;. Dixon hit safe
past short scoring Thomas. Falier hit
ono to the pitcher und wns out—1 run.
Union—LeClairo went out pitcher to
flrst; N. Balo and Mclrvine   fanned.
Hotel Keepers will lose
License if Law is
Not Obeyed.
A special meeting nf the Police commissioners waa held on Tuesday evening, in the Council Chambers, which
i h ree of the hotel keepers were requeued to attend to discuss unit ters connected with the conduct of their business.
They all put ill an appearance.
Hia Worship the mayor called the
meeting to order and asked Police commissioner Shaw to bring forward the
-|iecial matters for which the meeting
had been called.
Mr. Shaw begnn hy stating that it
did not arise from any reports from
the Police, but from what he had personal knowledge of. He then stated
what he seen recently, which he considered to be infractions of the New
Liquor Act, which came into effect on
the first of August, but that instend of
taking legal action, Inith thc mayor
and he hnd decided to ask the license
holders to come and talk the mutter
over in a business manner, and as fnr
as they were concerned the meeting
was to a certain extent a friendly one
und hoped it would lead to a good
understanding between thc trade aud
thu Police Commissioners with the result that all License holders would so
conduct their business aa to secure
respectable and clean business, which
he was sure was to their own interest
as well as to that of the city. He
pointed out that under the Hew act the
penalty for infraction is not less than
#100 nor more than $800 and that for
the first ofl'ense their license could be
suspended or* cancelled and for the second offense it must be cancelled. There
fore it was to their own interest to see
that the law was strictly obeyed. If
it were not obeyed the Commissioners
were determined to enforce the provisions of the Act without fear or
He also pointed out that the whole
of their bar windows must be without
blinds, curtains or shutters, so that
nn uninterrupted view of the whole
of the interior waa possible.
After some discussion and questioning it was understood and accepted that
the law would be carried outiu regard
to the whole question under discussion.
Mr. Harrison pointed out that it
wuuld be well for thecity council topnss
a By-Law of their own, covering some
the matters raised. We understand
that this will lie done.
Nu runs.
Ninth Innings, — Courtenay—Wake-
Held flew oul to second ; Anderton to
centre, Martin to catcher. No runs.
Union—Smith went out third to first;
Droski got a ba-c on ball; Frederick
hit a fly to second who doubled putt,
ing Droski out at first. No runs,
Courtenay   0 0 3 10 0 0 1 0-5
Union Buy 00000000 0—0
(Rbmaihino Gambs)
Sept. 4-Cumberla"d at Union.
Sept, 11—Union at Courtenay.
Sept. 18—Cumberland at Courtenay.
ClaspyAmateursto Box
• in Aid of the Athletic
Club Fund.
The local fight fans will have an
opportunity of witnessing an interesting set to ou the 19th inst., iu the
Cumberland Hall, when Johnnie Dixon
of Scotland, steps in to the ring with
Fred Wyatt, who held the amateur
championship title for Canada in his
class for years, a title too that he hns
never lost in the ring.
Wyatt claims that he is still entitled
to the title and claims that Hod Stan-
den can lay no claim to such honors,
and is ready to mnke that won hy jump
clear through the ropes if he ean ever
get him inside the squarred circle.
Wyatt is nnxious for a scrap with
Standee and would prefer the fight
to take place here,but is willing to meet
him anywhere, so long as lie gets the
Dixon is a likely looking youngster
with a splendid record in Scotland,
where he met nil the top notchers in
his claaa
Last year he went through the B.C.
Boxing tournament in Vancouver, losing the decision in the final to Vincent owing to an injured leg. Since then
he has disposed of Tommy Knockton
of Victoria, in 4 rounds and J. Thomson in 6 rounds.
Fred Wyatt is a fighter  of class.
Before going to South Africa in 1902
he met with Tom Foley of Halifax, the
Welterweight champion of the Maritime Provinces, and defeated him twice
in 8 and 10 rounds.
Returning to the coast in C months
he defeated such well known fighters
as Spider Woods, of Chicago, Walsh' of
Frisco, Gleason, of Chicago, Jack Kyan
of Toronto, and Chappy Fisher, of
Going to Dawson City ho cleaned up
all the fighters in his class, snd then
invaded the heavyweight field and defeated Cariboo Sinclair in 6 rounds.
He is doing his training in Courtenay.
The fight ia scheduled to ten round.
Two interesting preliminaries have been
imaged between McKay and Rob Robinson, and P. Mnjes mid E. Wynne, of
four rounds each.
Subscript ion price $1.(>0 per year.
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Police Court.
Aa a result of a disposition of snme of
our citisens to use language more furcible
than elegant, a largeamount of filthy lucre
found ita way Into the eity Treasury last
«erk in the way of police court
The honor Hat follower—
Fred Leffley ; using   insulting language
n the public atreet, and resisting arrest
|30 and c at
' Thomas Wilson and Mr. Foster charged with using abuaive languag on the
public atreet, $10 aud cnat.
Fnd Higgins, whose r cabulary must
have been more limited, contributed IB
and coat.
Thomas Moore, using insulting Ian
guage and interfering with Constable Me
Leniian in the discharge of his duty, (30
and oust.
Union Bay.
S. S. Bella of Scotland, arrifed un
Thuraday for bunkers.
Tug Clayburn and scow are loading
for Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. Bart Stevenson arrived
on Tuesday's boat snd are registered at
the Nelson Hotel.
Mias Violet Glover, arrived home on
Tuesday'a boat after enjoying a vacation
with friends at Victoria.
The danoe given by the boys of
Doane'a Camp ou Friday evening laat
waa a decided success, all the guests en
joying themselves immensely.
Miss Milligan, principal of the local
school and Misa Few eommenoed their
duties on Monday morning after enjoying the summer vacation.
Mrs. Jas. Watson of Cumberland is the
guest of Hr, and Mrs. George Campbell.
Largely Attended Fun
eral Testifies to the Popularity of Deceased.
The funeral of the late George Brawn
whose death ocoured the precoediui:
Friday af er a lingering illness fool.
plnoe from the family residence on Suu
day afternoon.
The funeral was largely nltende'
and the casket was almost hidden fron
view by a muss of flowers testifying
tht esteem in which the deceased gentle
man wns held.
The deceased wnsbnrninWhitcliurn,
Linlithgowshire, Scotlnnd, May 18th,
18S6, and was consequently Tii yenrs
of age at the time of his death.
He came to Cumlierlaiid 3 years ago
with his family uf 8 sons, seven uf
whomj-Jas. L., J. C, W. M., M., Geo.,
H. C„ and Robt. are still resident
here, Another son M. L. Brown
lives at Abbotsford, B. C.
A list of those sending flowers foi
Bouquets—Mr, and Mrs. L. W
Nunns, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Reed. Mrs
W. B. Walker, Master Eddie Wilson,
Mr. and Mrs. X, Wilson, Mr and Mrs
Cessford, Mrs. Nord, and Jno. Nurd
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Peacey, Mr. ant1
J. L Biown, Mr. Jas. White, Mr. and
Mrs. T Beiinet, Mr. D. Nellist, Mrs
Crossnn, Mr. nnd Mrs R.   Henderson
Crosses—Miss A. Brown, Miss L
Hunden, Mr. and Mrs. S. Davis, Mr.
Mrs. and J. Matthews, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Anchor—Mr.and Mrs. Jno. Thomson
wreaths Miss Edith Thomson, Mr. and
Mrs. P. McNiven, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Webster, Mr. and Mrs. J. Brown, Mr.
snd Mrs. J. Abrams, Mr. and Mrs. A.
Sommerville, Mr. and Mrs. A Walker,
Mr. and Mrs. D. Walker.
The pall bearers were Messrs D. R.
McDonald, Jas. Abrams, Jno Thomson
A. H. Peacey, Jno. Matthews and Win.
* * *
To those who hnve been with us in
our bereavement and by kind woids and
kindly acta have tried to lessen our sor*
row, we extend our sincere thanks, als.
lo tnoae who sent so many tinnl tributes
Mas. Gkorue Brown akd Family
Mr. J. Jonea uf S menus who recently
..'Id hia firm in the Cowichan District it*
u present in Oumox with • view to obtain
■ „a laud here.
There haa been a tremendous run cl
I'yue salmon in tin. bay dm in. lhe pnai
week aud mnny large catches h.ve beei.
undo. O e tish w> ighui * Ii4 Iha. wn-
i.udud ou Wednesday. lln,is fur hire
uay be obtained frum M. B. Stewart at
the wharf.
A young Indy uf this city went into
a dry goods store the other day and
blushingly asked the head clerk if he
"had any uf those elastic hands, callable of being elongated and adjusted
at pleasure, and used by the feminine
portion of mankind for putting around
the lower extremities nf the locomo*
tive members to keep in the proper
position and the required ultitude hub-
bilaiueuts of their tihias," The clerk
is uow on a sheep ranch.
City Fathers inRegulai
Spssion on Monday
Evening Last.
The regular meeting of the C ly C. un
uii was held un Monday evening, thei
being present Mayer M.cD.icdd anil Al
del men McLeod, simlihi land M. rril'wlil
Minutes nf lasl iigulnr and ep.ci>>
meetings were rend nml confirmed.
VV, Mcnilii'li! nppliid hr perntiasiui
■ connect thu overflow pipe of a aeptn
ink nbout to fie c >i slrucled on the Cuui
Inirland Hotel premises with the cih
.ewers.    I'eriniaainn waa granted.
A o> fiiiiiiitiioHii.nl from the Citizen*
Loague asking thnt aome method of atree
sprinkling be adopted hy the city, wa
r> ceived and liled, and ordered to be ac
Bi la to the amount of $7«'> 05 wero re
f rr. d tn the Finance Committee to b
piid if found correct.
Constable MeLelhin'a report of Polio
Court lines fur Auguat aniniinting I-
$152.50 wna received mid tiled.
It was moved by Aid. rmnn Stoddar'
seconded by Aid rinauMerrilield, a: d wa
resolved thnt I'. ]'. Harrison, he city so -
oitor, at a salniy of $100 0U per year.
The police were given authority to go ti
the aucceasful tenders fnr police uniform:
and order same nt the city's expense..
M. Henuessy wns granted permiasini
.<• hold n ten round lr xing contest u
thu Cumberland Bull in nid uf an nthb
tic club.
The amendments to the day scavenging fees by law was reconsidered, adopted and Iin illy passed.
The City Clerk wns instructed tn drav
the Government Agent's atteution to thi
iianner in which refuse waa being dump-
id hy the roadside in the vicinity of tin
city, and asked to bave the nuisanci
Alderman McLeod, on behalf of tl e
Citisens' League, asked for the use ol
the Cuncil chambers every alternatt
Wednesday evening, commencing Sep-
ember 7th.    Permission was granted.
The meeting then adjourned.
Denman Island.
Roadniaking is now in progress on the
Island Several men and teams are ai
work gravelling certain sections of thi
main road.
Judging from the amount of work that
ia being done, the government grnnt of.
•ne thousand dollars, in aid of the Islam
■•onls, is being judiciously oxpendod.
Hoad commissioner Pickles stated thi
■ther day to thu wrier tint the contract*
l .r rond work hnd been taken nt a mich
I .win ti -ure this year than At any time
Owing to a shortage of water fur tin ii
Inukey engine McF.rlan A* Wood havi
dosed down their logging camp.
Harvesting is practically over hero, nnd
ig 1 crop is reported hy  most of tin
The people of 'he lul ui 1 consider thorn-
-elves fortunate in having secured the
lenice of Miss Hayos, who holds a lat.
clnss certificate, us teacher for tho public
aoliool here.
Standing of ibe League.
Wnn. Lost.
Cout'tonay 1 4—.500
Pil cr      I IS- .11.1
Union Hay 5 I -.559
Owing to the nun arrival of Misa Ho
sella Stewart whn accepted a position ou
the teaching staff and then failed to turn
up. The Rev. Mr. Latfere hai been acting as substitute teacher during tho pa t
J. Cameron returned to the city liy
Tuesday's boat
Mr. and Mrs. York were out going
passengers on Friday,
T. (iibson came in on Tuesday
Mr. Freeman arrived on Saturday to
Inke chnrge of the Minto school. He
has just arrived from Nova Scotia
Cecil Horne fell down the school steps
on Thursday, and is now nursing a
broken arm iu conaei|uence.
Mr. and Mrs. Burt Stevenson, return
eil this week from an extended honeymoon trip, which included all tho load
ing cities of the States.
am the
Wilt Clinton Wins Silver Cup in Club's Annual Tournament.
The open tournament of thc local
I'liuis club bus at hist bcen concluded
tho final matches having been played
dl' on Tueseay and Thursday afternoon
when lho following matches were disposed off—
Tarbell beat Cook fi-2, HR.
W. Clinton beat Gillespie ft 1 8-3
W. Clinton beat Tarbell (linal) li-2 tl-2
Tho draw for the Labor'Day tuurnay
hu been made  by the committee, the
nntclius in the firat ruund being aa follows.
Men's Dormis
Koe and Lawrence vs.  Palmer  and
Inlfere ; McNnughton and Tarbell   vs.
Iiiley nnd Cooke; Gillespie and Clinton
vs. Green and Dalby,
- Mixr.ii Doubles
Mias Brown and Bailey vs. Miss McKenzie and Cook ; Miss Willimar and
'aimer vs. Miss Dingwall and Green ;
diss V. Matthews and Gillespie vs. Miss
•i. Matthews and Lawrence ; Mra. J. Roe
,ud McNaughtou vs. Mrs. G, Roe and
The play in this tournament will com-
nenceat 10.30 a. m. sharp, and any
dayer who is not on hand when their
natch is called by the committee will be
oratched, as it intended that all the
Hatches in this tournay shall be played
iff on the one day.
Miss Crow ia visiting with Mrs. 11-
Mrs. H. J. Theobald returned trom
I'urunto this week.
Mrs. Chas. Whyte returned on Tues-
lay'a boat.
M. I, Brown returned to Abbotsford
his week.
J. Baiiiiormau returned from a two
*eeks' holiday on Thursday.
Mra. Geo.Westfield left for Vancouver
on Wednesday.
Mrs. Fox, of Victoria, has rented Mrs.
Hoe's home near the hospital from the
ISth inst,
Lookout for the dtholio monster baziar
Many novelties. Cumberland hall Tues.
diy Sept., 18th.
Mrs. C. Segrave, returned home on
''riday, after spending a ample of weefs
•ith Mrs W. ,1.  Miller of Little River.
Miss Biekle and Misa Ruth Clinton
lift un Wednesday morning for Yah,
*here they are attending achool.
Jaa. Whyte, of this city, who was one
■f the winners in the Province circulation
: uitest haa selected his prize,-a 1100
murse iu the International Correspond-
nice School of Scranton, Pa.
The sailors of the new Australian lin-
ar S. S. Xulandia are aniii.ua tn arrange
. football match with the Cumberland
hovs on the return trip of tho ahip to the
Ray about the end of Noveuivor.
Mr. G. N. Bertram, representing the
Dominion Stock & Bond Corporation nf
Vancouver, arrived in this city Weducs-
lay. Mr. Bortram has for salo Ihe ch i-
roat lots in Fort George, the coming com-
uercial centre of Northern British Col-
nobis. Mr. Bertram is located at
Bruce & Kraaer's otlice and will be pleas*
d to talk the propoaitiou ovor with intending buyers.
A consignment of Mongolian Pheasants
was recoived by secretary Acton of the
Development League yesterday, and were
turned down on the company'a farm.
The birds arrived iu splendid condition
ind if thoy escape the guns of the pot
hunters will doubtless do splendidly in
this district.
Arrangements have been made by
'be authorities for the protection nf
these birds and any one found trespass*
ing on the company'a farm hereafter
will be prosecuted. The cooperation of
all sportsmen ia solicited in the brotect-
ion of this splendid game bint.
We understand, from our local
barrister, that he has changed hia
mind about leaving here, and has
decided to remain. THK ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND, B.C.
A Tribute by Justice Lougley
Closo  Character  Study  by  One  Who
Knew Him Woll
[From tho Canadian Courier)
.uol  attract!
Within, without  or
ideur, it  was furnish'
olegauco uud taste
it nlwnys bore uu
nud culture. Fine
id   nil   tho   wulls.
i ii eontnliiod u benutil'u
hogllDy   ditiing-tuble;   tli
s|)auious, ooutalulti
collect ion   Of   book
I ment
I iiilorin
Ample 11
iir ul' reflno
old ploturei
The dining
liollsheil mn
library  wui
u huge uud vuried
I  iu  the  ceil
1 COUNT it one of tIn- most ngro
Incidents of  my  life thut   I
permitted   nol   onlv  to lmvo u
Bonal uciplllilitnncc  with,   lint   tn i
the intimate friendship nl Mr, (loldwlli
Smith.    Kognrding  hint  ns nue of the
grent  men of the nge. pel'siinul QOUtact
wn- always lusptrlng.   In return for tlio
many ndvantagos nud ploiisures which
hi- iii Islllp gave, I  led impelled lu
nay ii modest tribute to his inoinory.
When mosl of us como tu sum up the
measure of our success iu life, it is not
the acquisition of wealth, the holding of
ollhe, nur the plaudits ul our follows
which tiiiully count; it BeOtns to ine wel
cnn Iiml ifiost assurtmeo In the frlouds
wc huve been  uble In mnke.     Most   uf! troubled    isi.crulily   with   insommu
u- huve to be content wltll onlv :, nun   and while he  retired curly, and olten
mov of succoss, uii.I few. imle'cd, hnve  did uot  appear until  nn
achieved   the   full   measure   nf   their! "est   morn
dreams, Imi to huve boon able to soei
tl onliileiu-e mul regnrd nf good n
a billiard table, which was so seldom
Used that it Iiecnliic for lhe mosl pnrt
ii repository tor stray bunk- nml pauors,
At lhe further end' wus lhe lireplncc,
lhe Professor's writing dosk uud sev
eral ousy chairs, uud horo, until a few
mouths of his death, wub tlu* favorite
resort of the Sago, Horo hi*, -ccretnry.
Mr. IiiuiiIii in. met him onoli morning
and mosl of his writing wus dono. To
rd the hitler pnrt  of llis life llO wu*
great men is u satisfaction which trans
cends tbe  lesser,  though  more urdeiil
ly   sought,  achievements of llfo.
I   flrst   mot   Mi.   Ooiawiti   Smith   in
187S,    I wns in Toronto ol  thnt  li	
finishing  inv   Inw   studios   in   Osg le
Hull.     I  lind been extremely nnxinus In
meet tho Sago, whose dally effusions
were commanding the nttoution of tho
world, bul un unknown law student hus
111« opportunities of approuehiug famous men, mul I feared I should leave
without this pleasure. It wus brought
about naturally and cosily. I hud tho
pleasure of making the acquaintance of
the lute Mr. W, II. llnwbiiid, and, on
mv expressing a desire to meet Mr.
Goldwin Smith, he very kindly offered
to bring us together, which he did utjwif
bis own olliee, mul 1 hud u lung nml'
delightful   interview.    At   that   period
the (Jnnndn First l'uity wns struggling, mti
i'ui  existence und  recognition, weuk in] wit
everything except  intellect nnd idoals.
Mr. W. A. Foster was one of the lend
ing men nf the propagaada, Mr. Ilow
1 1   was   another,   and   Mr.   Coldwiu
Smith wns giving the movement his
moral support. My sympathies were actively with the idea'und we hud com
mon ground. "The Nation" was then
established, to which 1 s otimos con
trlbuted, mul kept up un occasional col
respondenca witb Mr. Goldwin Sinitl
This becamo more freipient in 188G
when the Bubject of Commercial Union
or Unrestricted Reciprocity wus begin*
ninge to take shape and form as a political propaganda.   Mr. Qoldwin Smith
lock III
| with lilm, when wakeful, tu put on his
j dressing gown   iu  the  night  und rend
| ami even write literary articles.
The household wus iii ovory wuy well
I ordered. The uld Knglish lull ler.
'"Thin" he wus nlwnys culled, his full
j nume t never quite discovered, wus the
embodiment of ordor, regularity und
attention, lie Innk perfect cure uf the
I'liifessnr and no less cure of his guests.
| During the pust few years, there wns uu
assistant butler,
donor, us well ns
domestics. Tl;
Oraago hnd amp
ostontatiou they
forts thut woul'tl
Due   cun   never  judge  of  the  actual
state   of   iniiid   between   husbund   und
the presumptions are nlwnys, of
, in  favor nf devotion; ull flint
be suid is Ihnt the dally uud hourly
ciiuchiuuu uud gar*
stuff of well-trained
necupauts of the
menus uud without
d all the com*
cllect ive In se-
nurse between .Mr. nnd Mrs. linld
1 .     .
nt the beginning was really the leader
and chief upholder nf the bleu, and he
sought assistance from those whn were
inclined to support the movement.
Frankly, I wus in full sympathy with
the ideu and mude nn effort tn conceal
my views, ft is not necessary to say
now whether the proposition wus right
or wrong, nor make profession of a
chnnge of heart brought about by full
er light mul experience. T was eager
to be his disciple und he wus equally
anxious to enlist my eo 'Operation, ln
the summer of 1890, f received two
invitations which related to this very
topic. One was to attend u meeting
at Xiugnruon-l.ahe. which wus being
held under the auspices, if 1 remember
correctly, of the Canadian Chatauqun,
at which Mr. Goldwin Smith. Mr. Wl-
maii and myself were to be the speuk-
ers, and the subject was Reciprocity
between Canada and the United States.
My way thither was via Toronto and
I received a cordial invitation from
Mr. Goldwin Smith tn spend n few
days ut the Grange in advance of tbe
meeting, to which wc would go together
on the dny. The other wns un invitu
lion from Mr, Wlman to go with him
nfter the meeting at Niagara to Wash
ington to discuss mutters with Mr.
Blaine, Senator Sherman, Messrs. Ilitt,
Lutterworth. Carlisle and other prominent mon. I arranged to nieet Mr.
Lunrier mul Sir Richard Cartwright. nl
Montreal mul ascertain the latest, views
of thc party leaders, thonce wont tn
Toronto, whero I spent throe delightful
days nt  the  Grunge.
The only feature which concerns lhis
article is ihe visit at the Grunge, which;
wns succeeded bv manv others, the lust
being in May, 1909.   flic mutter nf thej
negotiations nt   Washington  in  respect
of   the   Reciprocity   muvement,   which
culminated in its defeat nl the polls In|
March, 1891, mnv furm llm subject
a special article when thn time Booms
opportune.    It  only concerns this I rib
nte tn Mr. Qoldwin Smith Incidentally.
llis action in connection with the move
meat   was  called   treasonuble  by  many
excellent  people nl  llle lime, nnd  1 dure
suv   similur   reflections   were   made   nil
my own conduct; il is jusl thai I ihould   "IC l"lss!h'h"u.s.0,1 '
say thut iu ull my long ami .lose Inter
course with Mr. Goldwin Smith iu cnn
flection with Ibis movement  nml others
of similar  Imporl   thai   I never heard
him nfter u word disloyal In Greal llm
sin  or express a  thought Inconsistent
with what   1 i eived the highest   ill
tere-l- nf that country.    If he wns er I
Smith wus marked by the must,
delicate attention and ull thc tokens uf
worm affection. .Mr. Goldwin Smith
himself could scarcely bc classed us a
sentimentalist, and," while uniformly
courteous und kind, ho wns always
disposed to be reserved and free from
oinotton, but nothing could be sweeter
thuu his hourly deportment to his wife,
never forgetting ur omitting those little
nets of attention mnl devotion which
ought to be the rule lu ull married lives.
As a conversatiouulist, he had severul
sides all interesting. All history wus
al his lingers' ends, and he could bring
this to beur upon most modern topies;
he hud u huge circle of intimate acquaintances ia Hngland uud was delightfully reminiscent of scenes und experience's with snme of the most interesting characters of the day. Cobden,
Bright, Dickens, Thackeray, Disraeli
(whom lie disliked), Gladstone, Hose
berry. Justin McCarthy and many oth
ers iif world fume had been among his
associates, and his anecdotes of these
great men .were nlwnys piquant and re
luted witb grout relish, often with greut
glee when recalling uny ludicrous inei
dent. He was informed fully aud Intelligently on all present-day events aad
brought to thoir discussion clear aud
strong views. While disposed to bo
free from prejudices and eminently ju
diciul it wus not quite eusy for him tu
avoid decided opinions on most current
questions, and those he would expross
with opigramatic and deadly directness.
If 1 were to venture to nume what 1
conceive to be liis highest attribute as
a thinker—tbe one which 1 most envied—it was his power of disregardiug
environment and popular feeling iu all
his judgments uf men and things. This
I regard ns one of the strongest tokens
of a groat mind. At ull times and in
all ages the tendency of most men is
tu note the direction of populur cur-
teats und follow them. The ability to
du this is Ihe reason for the, often
extraordinary, success of overage men.
They suy just whnl average people are
thin'lttrg and everybody declines that
Ihey are sound, suae uud sensible. Such
men may by these paltry conformities
attain the highest positions in the state,
but they leavo behind no truce of original conception or sturdy character.
j They havo a comfortable, boeauso a
j negative, career, and when they die arc
promptly forgotten.
I     I'he only mnn who cnn fairly be call*
! ed grent is be who can sec beyond thc
temporary  currents  of   popular  senti*
ment mui tuke nute ul nut only whut is
nnw transpiring, but what will Inevitably   result   from   exisling   condi!ions,
; The man wlm foretells this is usually
j rewarded by almosl universal contempt,
■ because lho multitude, seeing only wbnt
i- now visible, are iinuble to apprehend
morrow.  This man
. nil astray, mad, say they, because he
iv-, s 'tiling beyond tlieir vision,  llis
ral reward is lhe appreciation of p
leiitv, Whoso laurel wreuth is nut for
tho smug conformists, who arc popular
and successful, but is reserved lor the
immortal few whoso jiulguionls prnjee!
into the future.    Some men lliere ure
ruiieous in  hi- i iews us lii the wisdom
of .loser intimacy between Cnnnda
the United Slal
whn .'iin
cm- pre
beyond the twilight judg
ailing around them. Iiii! t
. aak  the eouraue tn challengi
this arose    rum  nu   ''" "       ,.,,""*. ,i,„f.   ,.,.,, ,,
n  Ids n  ol   their enntemporar
desire  in  diminish   Br tlsh  power nnd   " , .,'"' ",/",   ,«   j"        ,    i „«
prestige, of which he wus proud mul toM ,,"ls c0 "" "'"',!"
whlclftuly  devoted,  but I auso   he »   Irue grentuess.   Few people'believed
conceived that Britain's Intorests would . \ '•, Carlyle's     igg I    >t llo.lophy  un-
be best promoted bv a cordial union be ,   1 he was far , d a ice   ,,  yean and
,,'_,.,■     ,. ...        ...  m i'-is: urn  l mil  cotnpQiiou  attention,
tween Mio   pugllsi speaking popuhitinns   '    ,       ■*■'*.'•   " ■ ".ij '
_. _, ■        i-i     in   i. i- 11  'ninl  oven now, mosl poople would pre-
Of   this continen .    Al   ol   ns are l.nl le   » » ••    " -,„,,„    ,',|:.,it„,|,^  ,,f  _0f
to errors of Judgment and it mny bo;        Writers, wIlM0 ommo„piaoea als-
that Mr. Goldwin Smith b favorite and. ?J ■* , ,„n ..   „„„.„„,: .„_   „„,,,,
persistent theory of solving the prol
loins nf Cnnnda wbb mistaken, but lot
no man charge him with dteioyal r(m"
duct or any othor fooling than that of
uuprcmo devotion to England's honor
and glory. Charges of disloyalty are
too common In this country, If I might
venture n modest opinion, 1 would Bay
that, while widely divergent views are
held by Canadians as to tho solution of
Canada's dostlny, all Canadians uro at
heart truo tf* Canada and truo to tho
Empire. The Canadlons wlio nro dls
loyal nro fow Indeed.
By his marriage with Mrs. Boulton,
Mr. Oold win Smith became the occupant of tho Grange, one of tba most
beautiful and historic residences in To
ronto. A spacious park, with magnificent old trees, is n (it setting for a p'
turbed no shallow conceptions upon
which thov havo lived nnd fed com-
placontly all thoir lives.
To ine it was almost amusing to note
the easy way in which the average
newspaper oil itor brushod aside Mr.
Qoldwin Smith's view-, on public questions. The penny-a-liner who controlled the columns of a rural slice!, had no
difficulty in dlBpoBlng if the "wild extravagant utterances" of a mere theor
ist; and with equal facility did most of
tho politicians at Ottawa and elsewhere
shake tlieir wise heads at tho untoward
short-sightedness of Qoldwin Smith. It
was unfortunate, ihcy declared, thnt a
man of so much learning and ability
should be uooble to see the trend "f
of events, and thus place himself at variance with the regnant (and, therefore.
turesque  old house, vine clad, well kept  right) sentiment of tho day.
No one will attempt to sot up infalli
billty in respect of Qoldwin Smith or
any other mortal, however greats hut it
is :i little too early to finally determine
us t>> the souudness ami wisdom of Mr.
Quid win Smith's views on current
topics, lie was unquestionably out of
touch, during moat of his life, with
current political thought In Canada. His
i solution of the problems of this continent aud linpoiinlistii was not generally
belli hy his uon torn po ratios, lie may
have beeu wrong. It may be thut the
future will see no cordial alliance he
tween the Knglish speaking communities of North America, and that Cfreat
Britain's interest may never be subserved by the friendship of both great
communities ou this continent; but nothing hud beon decided yet. ami who
can undertake to sav what changes a
few decades may bring forth? At nil
events we havo this interesting phenomenon, that all through his life his
letters wore road and quoted throughout nil the Ir.nglish-sponUltig world, ami
at   his deuth he received tho universal
homage of the intellectual world. Does
the prospect of any such tribute await
any of his amtabte critics who worried
over his wrong-headed nud Impructlo
nble views?
Verv recently one of tho most power
fni mid Influential men in Canada, tin
president of one of our greatest corpor
ut ions, iu mv presoneo referred to Gold-
win Smith in tho most slighting terms,
and declared that he wns in no way
associnted with the great progressive
spirit of the ago. Poor man! Kortun-
utely posterity evens up all accounts.
The' successful commouplaco person is
quickly consigned to oblivion; the despised prophet enters into his kingdom.
While not free from weuUnossos and
faults common io humanity, Mr. Gold-
win Smith wns in every sense a mnu
of the highest ideals ami character. He
loathed trickery, sharp practice and all
methods which are not open, honest and
above board, Ue would condescend to
take ao mean advantage of any one or
any occasion. His soul was lofty; his
impulses were always great; he found
it difficult to bo patient with the sharp
practices and ingenious tactics of the
political parties. He wished ail public issues to be considered judicially
and decided upon rational nnd patri1
otic considerations. His persistent
objection to the party system in political conflicts had behind it. a large
volume of justification. What his
genius failed to discover was a practical solution, and he wns always fair
enough to admit frankly that it party
linos eould be obliterated by any superior power, other instruments for appealing to the lower instincts of mankind
would be devised in tho interests of
designing persons. %
In this age of moral cowardice,
when nearly overy one is seeking to
gain popular favor by conforming to
popular prejudices, is it not a splendid
thing to have a mau amongst us who
disregards momentary clamor and
fearlessly utters his convictions upon
all questions? When both political
parties were struggling as to which
should be foremost in pressing Homo
Rule for Ireland, Mr. Goldwin Smith
proclaimed alone, amid the din of
clamoring appeals, that Home Hub'
for Ireland was in no sense Canada's
concern, aad that it would, at that
time and under existing condition!*,
jeopardise the unity of the Empire.
It is not to the purpose whether he
was right or wrong; it is that he was
a mornl hero who was uot restrained by
popular clamor from expressing his hon
est convictions. When everybody was
denouncing the Boers and clamoring
for war, he declared without flinching
for months and years that the war was
unjust, had been provoked by greed,
anil rested upon no moral principles.
When people were going mad ou the
making and enforcement of extreme
sumptuary laws, he was the avowed
champion' of individual liberty and
the dauntless advocate of moral rather than penal methods of abolishing
or mitigating the evils of intemperance.
When the people of the Empire were indulging in wild jingoism and making
a fetish of uu aggressive Imperialism,
lie wns found proclaiming without reserve that boastful ness nnd self-assertion were as obnoxious iu a nation as in
an individual and that racial pride was
the almost certain precursor of racial
History had been his specialty in his
early days, his department as a University Professor. His strength iu dealing with all subjects ou which history
throws light, was not alone his intimate
acquaintance with facts, but his mind
lent itself naturally to profound goner-
allzntlou, nud deducing inevitable eon-
sequeuces from a (riven set of conditions.
The secret of his literary style is easy
of explanation, clear thinking nnd
Infinite painstaking in expression,   lie
uttered   UO oplnl i  questions  upon
which he had not full ami accurate in-
formation and hml carefully pondered,
When lho time to speak camo, ho was
supremely concomed that his exact
thought ahould be found In his words.
To this end he wroto wilh infinite care.
i hnve seen il declared r tly that lie
wrote with groat facility when once the
pen was in liis hand. I have to ,*;\y as
against this that I have often looked
over the M.S. of his weekly contribution to the Sun. of Toronto, nud almost
overy paragraph was full of erasures
nud 'interlineations ami, sometimes oven
■lely reconstructed, No sentence
was allowed to go forth until It repre
seated a perfect, expression of the
thought, llo once told mo that he had
never boon conscious in his whole llfo
of seeking to ornament a sentence; if
ornament it; had, it was simply the outgrowth of the topic, the natural expression of a high thought.
Never again shall we have from his
pen those evenly balanced sentences and
those rounded periods which hnve long
charmed, enlightened nml inspired the
Intellectual life of the country. Though
his pathway through life was strewn
with opponents and detractors, his fame
is snfe in the hands of his countrymen.
He has left, behind him those who will
never allow his character to be assailed
without protest aad defease.
What is said to be the first lighthouse built for nirships has just been
erected nn the top of a small railway
building nt Spandau, Germany. It consists of thirty-eight powerful electric
lamps, which shoot a glaring light skyward. Its purpose is to guide the dirigibles of the German army at night. One
of the grent gun plants of Germany is
biialed at Spandau.
LORD KITCHENERS refusal of the
post of Commander-in-Chief of the
Mediterranean comes as a reminder of other men who havo declined to
accept great positions, Some of them
have probably set up records which will
uever bo broken. Lord dames of Her
ford, for instance, is the only mau who
bus refused to bo Lord High Chancellor of Kngland. Mr. Gladstone ottered
him the Great Seal in issti; but Sir
Henry .lames, as he thon wus, disap.
proved of the Grand Old Man's policy,
und declined,
Dr, itaudall Davidson waB offered the
Archbishopric of Canterbury on the
death of Dr. BflllSOU, aud modestly ex
CUSOd himself. It was not until yenrs
afterwards that he consented to become
head of the Church of England. At least
two men in recent times have refused
to be Prime Ministers of England. In
1874, whon Disraeli resigned. Queou
Victoria offered the Premiership to the
lute Karl (irauville and tho late Duke
of Devonshire, then Marquis of Hart
iagton.    Doth respectfully declined*
It might be supposed that the lend
Lieutenancy of Ireland would bo u
dazzling enough otlice to attract any
statesman. But when Lord John Bus-
sell off0rod it to l.onl I'alnierstoit,
"I'am" declined with contempt, on tho
openly expressed ground that it was
beiieuth his dignity.
Even the moro splendid prize of Viceroy of India hus been refused. In 181)8
the Liberal Government offered it to
Field-Marshal — then General — Sir
Henry Norman. Vor u fow days it was
taken for granted that lie would go
out to Simla; but a groat deal of ad-
verso criticism wns evoked by the appointment, and Anally Sir Henry gave
it up.
Cobden refused the olliee nf President
of tho Hoard of Trndo and a sent ia the
Cabinet when those wero pressed on
bim by lhe Prime Minister. He was
afraid thai, if he accepted, ho might bc
accused of self-seeking. Dr. Litigant.
the eminent Catholic historian, waved
aside the offer of a cardinal's red hat
because he was unwilling to sacrifice
his independence.
It is not generally known thnt
George Washington could have been
King of America bad ho liked. Aftor
the British had boon driven out of the
Stntes, the American Congress treated
the army which had won Yankee independence very badly. Ollicers und men
were so exasperated that tbey meditated setting up a monarchy, and made
propurations for proclaiming Washington king.    Hut he said "No."
At least one grent Englishman hus
been superior to a dukedom. After the
late Marquis of Salisbury laid down of
fico for the last time, Queen Victoria
was anxious to mark her appreciation
of his services by raising him to the
highest rank of the Peerage. But the
strawberry-loaves uad the title of
"Vour Grace" did not fascinate the
Conservative statesman, His political
rival, Mr. Gladstone, refused to be an
earl. Thomas Cnrlyle shook his head
when Lord Beacnnslield pressed him to
become n Knight Grand Cross of the
Bath. He preferred to remain plain
After the execution of Charles I., the
Long   Parliament   decided   to   invade
Scotland.    Thoy  gave the position  of
nunander   of   the   invadiag   force—
which was in reality that of Commnnd-
n-Chief of the British Army—to
ilenernl Sir Thomas Vnirfnx. He, how-
over, objected to the war on principle,
and would not look at the post. A few
years later, another Parliament humbly
ottered Cromwell—then become Lord
Protector—the kingship. But the Army,
on which all his power rested, were
red-hot Republicans, nud his dread of
offending tbem led him to wave aside
tho tempting diadem.
plied to nny varnished or light-colored
painted surfaces, if mud is allowed to
remain on the car, it tends to mako
the finish very dull, the varnish is
spoiled, and what would otherwise appear as a smart turuout will then pur-
take of the nature of a shabby, dilapidated, second hand affair, not worth
nearly the amount which it really is.
Once the paint work is dry, or very
nearly so, a glos* aad polish can he put
upon the work by clean, dry cloths nml
plenty of elbow grease. When leather
upholstery has been wiped perfectly
clean, and all dust, and damp removed,
it can be brought up aad made to look
like now by liberal rubbing with any of
tho special preparations for tho purpose,
which can be obtained at most nnv supply bouse uud garage. Throughout the
washing process every care should be
taken to avoid water being splashed
into the carburettor or tho uir pipe.
The wiring should bo kept dry—in fact,
this refers te tho entire ignition installation, wl-cthcr it lie by accumulators
or by magneto. Enameled leather wings,
hoods, or aprons should always be wash
Which they hli on Id bo carefully dried ofl
ed with weak Soap nml water, aft eland then polished with a chamois leather. On no account use oil, ns this has
ii softening effect on Iho enamel, nnd
causes it   to deteriorate.
V British Columbia profits by its new
Companies Act to the tune* of a few
thousand dollars, it will, ou tlu
other liainl lose prestige ami acquire
an unenviable reputation for provin
sialism, In brief, the new law provides
thnt every company, other than companies originating in the Province,
seeking to do business in British Columbia must be either registered or licensed by tbe Provincial Government, The
license foe muy be commuted for n fixed sum of $250 in tho case of companies having uu established business
outside nf British Columbia ia which
nt least half of their capital is Invested. The penalties for doing business
without license or registration is $50
per dny for n company and $20 per day
for nu agent. Debts due to companies
not. licensed or registered nre not collectable under the law of British Columbia.
Apparently a bunk with a Dominion
barter is prevented by the new law
from collecting upon commercial paper
without becoming licensed nr registered under tin1 Act. The Monetary
rimes' Vnncouver staff correspondent
stales thnt M. Bowser, the Attorney-
Oeneral of British Columbia, will om-
ploy a spoeial officer to see that the Act
is enforced. The Provincial (lovorn-
ul will uot unit long for a culprit. A
final appeal to give this legislation further consideration will be made by
those nffeeted to Premier McBrlde,
Failing action by him, a tost caso will
bo carried through to the highest court.
Counsel will be engaged both in tbo
Kast and tho West, ami if the offend-
ing enactment cnn possibly bo declnred
ultru vires, no pains will be spared to
havo that done. We cannot see yet tho
purposes served or objects attained by
this  questionable   legislation,
Newly-Varnished Cars
A newly* var nished enr should stand
for at least n week beforo being put
Into regulnr use. This is in ordor to
allow the varnish to set properly. Frequent wnshing with clean cold wnter
and careful drying with chamois leather
nnd exposure tn fresh air in the shade
will both harden and brighten the finish.
Tn wnshing a carriage, plenty of water
should bo poured carefully over the
parts; it is lnways a mistake to make
use of n swift flowing jot from a hose.
Tt is really belter to uso n largo sponge,
well saturating it and squeezing it over
the panels of the car body, whon the
water, in running oft, will carry the
mud with it. Never nllow wnter to dry
on thc carriage, as this is very liable
to stain, almost as much so ns mud.
Hot water and poap should never be ap-
Care of Upholstery
Those who wish to keep the upbols
tory of tbeir enrs in good condition for
uny length of time must secure slip covers for the purpose. The covers should
be made very carefully so as to be of
the exact size and shape of the cushion
they protect and tit so that they
will uot stretch or tear. The material used should he a stout waterproof
cloth and the cloth ought to bo rein
forced with a patch under each fast
ner. Tho fasteners should not be too
largo nnd must hold the covers securely.
Enameled leather is more suitable for
binding tlio seams than anything else
and helps to keep the covers ill placo.
When a well-designed and properly
constructed cur hns boen run for soiite
time by its owner, and the question is
asked, "How does it g<»?" the reply i,
"Bettor than whon t first had it." Thi
is only to be expected 111 the iiaturul
ordor of things, for thorough running
in of the bearings, gears, and axles cannot be properly done until a fair amount
of road work is completed, although iu
most cases thoy receive a good woi-king'
iu during manufacture in the shops ami
in tho subsequent trial work on the
road hefore delivery to tho buyer. Taking the case of an Atlantic liner, it
has to do quite a number of voyages
before "settling down to its work,"
as nn engineer would phrase il. So wi(h
the mechanism of a motor car a certain
amount of work must bo done by it bo-
fore the best results nre shown in running, and the speed, quietness, ofiiciency
and geuerul smoothness acquired which
characterize the best typo of car.
either just outside or uuder the floor of
the garage, allowing the end of the pipe
to extend about a foot above tho ground
or floor. Vou may use a plain threaded
cup to close tho end of the pipe.
Then seen ro n portable suet ion pump
that will reach dowu the pipe to the
bottom of the tank for the purpose of
drawing out the gnsoline when desired.
Testing Accumulator Acid
It is a good thing to occasionally tost
the specific gravity of tho acid in an
accumulator by the aid of a hydrometer.
This is a simple and inexpensive instrument, consisting of n weighted glass
sealed tube, provided with an index.
If when tested the acid shows a low
specific gravity, a littlo moro acid should
be added to the cells until the hydro-
motor shows 1.100 on tho index, level
with the surface of the acid. A
healthy cell, when discharged down
to 1.76 volts, should have a gravity of about 1.185, which will
rise to 1.205 on charge. If the
gravity is low, say 1.150, it is an Indication that the cell is overcharged, has
nu internal short, or other defect. Any
shorts Bhould of course be removed, nnd
it is a good plnn with such ignition cell
to charge at about oue-fifth the normul
rato for three or four days. Spilt acid
must be replaced by 1,200 acid, but
evaporation should be made good with
pure water. Too high n grnvity menus
a short and expensive life. When it
becomes necessnry to ndd somo ucid to
the cells, thut known as brimstone sulphuric should be used. It is woll to note
that when mnking up new solution to
replace that which has been in tho colls
for some time, distilled or clean rainwater only should be used, and that the
acid should he added to the water. Tn
umking up uow solution, it should be
done in a clean glass jar, and the ucid
added little by little to prevent overheating. The solution should only be
tested when cord. The approximate proportions of ucid to water ure one to
four. ,    ,    •
Now Jets on Carburettor
Having hud a new jot fitted to my
carburettor, for reasons that need not
be mentioned hero, 1 Iiml that, everything else being equal, the following
chnnge hns come over the starting of
the engine. Formerly, with tho old jet,
the engine would start up comfortably
ou tho first and second turn of the
bundle, after a gentle tapping of the
It out, ami with the throttle nourly
(dosed. Now, the engine requires the
curburottor to bo well flooded, the throttle wide open, nnd eveu then, if it is not
raced for a few seconds, it will run
slower and slower nml stop. But if raced
a bit, it will then go ull day, and pull
us woll us, indeed rather bettor than,
ever before. The new jet is ns nearly
as I can judge exactly the snme orifice
as the old one, bnt 'is perhaps 1-filth
longer, although tho gasolene stands in
a bead upon it exactly as it should.
These starting conditions only require
to obtain wheu the engine is cold;
when hot, it starts like its old self. 1
give these particulars in order that
readers fitting new jots for any cause
may not despair if the engine does not
behave exactly as it did with the old
*   »   «
Constructing Gasoline Tank
There aro numerous ways of constructing a home-made gasoline tank, and ia
order to go into detail it will bc necessary to know the purposo for which the
tank is to bc used and where you desire
to put it. If you simply want a gasoline storage tank and do not want to
go to the expense of buying one of the
more convenient tanks now on the market and specially designed for the purpose, you might secure an old secondhand wnter tank, the kind often scon
in the kitchen of tho household; have
a plumber close up nil the holes but one
on thc side; have this hole enlarged and
a 2 or 3-lnch pipe 2 or 3 feet long attached to it, paint the whole outfit with
somo good anti-rust paint, then bury it
in thc ground in some convenient place
neur   Kettering   (Kng.),   has  lost
its   oldest   resident   in   Jeremiah
Kowlett,   who   died   ia   the   houso   in
which   be   wus  born   ninety two yours
ago.    s
A novel competition is being arranged for the Midland aviation mooting
at Wolverhampton (Kng.i This will
be a bomb-dropping contest. Competitors, while circling ubove, will drop
"bombs" into a sheet, aud the prize
will be awarded to the competitor scoring tho greatest   number of points,
A woman professor id' music, who re-
•■ently diet! at Marseilles, Franco, hns
been buritd in her pinno iu obedience,
to her final wish. She gave as her rea
son for this strango request that tlm
hapi icst hours of her life had beeu
spoil at bor piuno. Owing to the
groat size of this original colli ti ail
immense grave hnd to be dug,
A report from the American Consulate at Charlotte Town states lhat the
Legislature of the Province of i'liuce
Kdward Island, Gauodu, by a unaul
mous vote hns refused te repeal th1 law
muking it n criminal offence, punishable by u high fine, to run nu automobile or nny other motor vehicle on
nny of llie public highways of the provin ve.
The denth is announced of Tjongfel
low's "Villnge Blnokstnith," aged
seventy-six. lle was Thadeus W. Tyler,
of Lynn, near Boston, U.S.A. To* his
children Mr. Tyler often told of his
acquaintance with the poet while ho
worked at the forgo in n Cnmbridge,
Muss., blnokstnith shop. Longfellow
showed him the "Village Blacksmith," he said, nftor ho had written it.
A Cossack girl named KudashelV has
stnrted to ride from Harbin to St.
Petersburg, a distance of some 5,420
miles. Hor mount is u light grey Mongolian pony, and she is riding "astride
on nn ordinary Cossnek snddlo. Sho
carries u hunting knife nnd a revolver,
and her only companion is a pure bred
St. Bernard dog. Tho plucky horsewoman was formerly a railway employe,
and during the Husso Japanese War
was awarded the gold medal "for
A farmer in Lincolnshire (Kng.) who,
some time ugo, lost a hand, and now
wears u steel hook on his nrm in its
place, wus caught in one of tho recent
severe storms. A terrific flash of lightning rendered him unconscious, and on
coining to he felt severe pain in his
maimed nrm. Looking down, he saw
thut the hook had been straightened
out nnd twisted, his coat sleeve and tho
leather sheath (which is fittod to the
handles.* am and to which the hook is
fixed) wero torn to ribbons, nnd the
Btump of the arm itself was severely
damaged. He was otherwise uninjured,
but the arm is completely paralyzed.
Mr. Plerpont Morgan has just bought
through M. Jacques Seligtnann, of
Paris, eighty-six of the most wonderful little watches in the world. He
paid $300X100 for them, or an average
of nearly $3,500 a watch. All of them
date from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. The first little watches
wore made in the sixteenth century in
Nuremberg, in Paris, und lu Italy.'One
is egg shaped, made of Limoges enamel,
and is no bigger than a canary's ogg.
There aro only two of these" in tho
world, and both aro in Mr. Pierpont
Morgan's possession. Many of the
watches are ia the form of crosses, snd
cnn be worn ns pendants. The smallest of them might be used as a cravat
THK fastest ship iu the world is the
destroyer Swift, launched recently
at Portsmouth, England, This
ship, which is of 1,800 tons displace-
ment, hus a speed exceeding 35 knots an
hour. Hor fires arc fed by pet ■'oleum.
The turbines give 30,000 horse power
divided among four screws.
The English Admiralty had already
realized 'M knots in the destroyers
Cobra nnd Viper. Ono of theso excessively long boats broke iu two upon n
wave not long after she was launched.
Tho maximum speed of the French
torpedo boats averages about ;tl knots.
THERE   are   two   Undo   secrets   at
least that the world ut large may
never learn, but which it. is well
worth tho While Of inventors to study.
One is the Chinese method of mnking
bright   nml  beautiful  color  known
as vermilion, or Chinese red; nnd the
othor is u Turkish secret—the Inlaying
Of the hardest stool with gold ami' silver. Among the Chinese und the Turks
these two secrets are guarded woll. Apprentices, beforo tbey ure taken for
either trade, must iwoat au Ironclad
oath to reveal nothing of what passes
in the workshop. Those apprentices,
furthermore, must belong to families of
standing, must pay u large sum bv
way oc guarantee, and must furnish
certificates Of good character and honesty. These secrets have been handed
down faithfully from one generation to
another for hundreds of yours.
BELATED trnvellor who was compelled to stay all nlgbt in a backwoods cabin down in tho Little
Kiver country in Oklahoma, says that
soon aftor the frugal meal a tali, gaunt
youth of eighteen ami an equally sallow
and gaunt girl of seventeon, both barefooted, took their hats from wooden
pegs in the wall and preparod to go
*    •    •
IN the House of Lords, some time ago,
Lord Crewe made a speech on a
subject which he desired to leave
a matter for open voting among bis followers.    Lord Lansdowne congratulated
his friend on hiB eloquont speech,
"I hnve followed it," ho said, "with
earnest nttoution, not only ou account
of tho Importance nf the subject, but
also on account of Ihe noble lord's
judicial attitude. 1 admired his earnestness and eloquence, but what impressed me most wns his impartiality."
A  pause.
"Yes, until tho last minute T did not
know on which side of the fence hla
lordship was coming down."
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THK latest extravagance introduced by the smart sot is
the use of real laco for everything and anything appertaining to household decoration.
The erase has come from Paris, wliere it has reached the
inert luxurious limitB—fair Parisians being content with
nothing short of real laee of surpassingly line and delicate
workmanship to cover tlieir boudoirs.
Home of tho uew laco cushions which are to be seeu III
several of the best-appointed London houses nre veritable
works of art.
•no lovely specimen that deoortitod a deep purple settee
Wftfl mounted Upon :1 pale heliotrope satin uuderslip which
enthused a small down cushion. This wus covered with u tine
la*' slip ornamented witli trails of pule mauve wistaria made
of witiu, the foliage of which wus worked iu heavy (loss silk,
(tuber similar cushions hnd delicate luce covers trimmed with
btutekea of those soft sutin roses that are to ho bought hy
the vn id, nud which have been so much used for milliueiy
purposes during the spring.
The advantage of this kind of trimming is that it is very
elTectm nnd lends itself to being arranged in clusters, iu
W ron ths, or in those huge noBOgliys fixed iu one corner of the
CUBlilOU which is the fad nf the prescttl molllCllt. Such
cushions aro finished oil' wilh dainty ruches of mirrow Valon
eieniies luce, and thev add one mine o.\travagance to the
cost of keeping one's house in up-to-date order.
Auothei idea is to havo ilowei scented cushions. These
ure made by sprinkling fragrant ]»*\ -pourri made from
natural dowers such as roses, violets, verbena, or carnations
over layers of cotton wool which line the sutin covers, nu
excellent rose potpourri cun be mnde by gathering u quantity of rose petals ou u sunny day and spreading thom on
a tray to dry. The leaves should then be sprinkled with
powdered orris root, umi just before being used lu the cushions they must be sprinkled with n few drops of the best
attar of roses.
To match such cushions ure huge lace cover- worked wil It
designs of satin llowers and heavy tloss >i|k enriched wilh
glieteulngs of gold thread and sequins, which ure thrown
over divans ami couches, adding a verv greal denl lu ilie
luxury of the modem drawing room.
Table sets in fine lilet and poiul a Taiguille hu-e arc an
other extravagance of this season. These aro to be luul iu
all qualities. One sot. however destined fur a house where,
in happier times thuu the present, lavish hospitality is tho
rule-is so finely executed thut it look two expert workers
five years to make, doing fashioned of rosalitiu point so fine
that II had to be worked for the most pari itmlei tl magnif}
ing glass.
Beautiful tablecloths with inset centres of real Irish
luce ure no longer novelties confined lo the very rich.   They
lire l" be seen oil every other dinner table of mite. As often
as uot, these aro further enriched with a deep border id' io
Bert ion   to   mutch   the   centrepiece,   the   table   uapkitis   being
fashioned with lace borders to match.
• *   •
Fashion in its course seems to fight   for the triumph of
the woman who has toadied Iter fourth  decade, hut  wlio Iio
longer submits lo be  known  by  lho once opprobrious  ten
of tho middle aged woman.
Perhaps it  is fashion itself that  has swept away tho ii|
pearaiice of middle age, with its matronly dress, the shapeles
velvet   or  silk   mantle,  or  the  early   Victorian   bon not   tied
beneath  the chin  with  the tight,  heavy  bows  appertaining
lo the strings of gros grain or satin ribbon.
All these Ulcus of matronly dross ate now swept away,
and uo longer is this raiment considered tilting for the woman
who, in Ihose progressive days, is justly regarded as still
youthful, even when she has passed hor fortieth yenr.
It was, in fact, the so called middle aged WOIIIUII who, oul
of lovo of sheer variety, brought iu for her own uso what
has  been   called   lhe  "little  girl"   fashions,  conscious  tlml
hor throat   with  its rounded   tours was quite  well suited
for the Ollllldilio collar of la r embroidered  batiste, and
that her own pretty foot could hold its own, shod in the
modish black patent leather shoe ami the silken open-Work
Mocking with its piquant design of I'uii -cited mi a loafv
branch and playing bis beloved  pipes.
No longer  is the  woman id' outline ngi II toil I   to wulk
in tbe footsteps of her matronly sisters of some thirty years
She is ilu- woman who now mukus flisliloiin, the woman
for whom the latest aviation dOMtumii is created, the woman
who is Ibe -utartest toi the racecourse, the best dressed in lhe
bull room, und the most  faButnutliig al  lbo opera.
Already she has begun to free herself from fhe irammcl-
of tlm *'shackle" skill, n fashion Invented for hoi own usi-,
but of which she is tired and has now doelurod ihnt. with lhe
adoption of the tied iu skirt by the multitude, -he will have
no more of it.
lier younger sister follows meekly iu her train, obeying
her behests and slavishly copying her whims, wearing' the
Magyur blouse tlmt was first created by the mature woman,
Ullll thon  humbly adopting the "paiiBUUt" dress of foulard,
silk, or cotton, with its simple belt and its hirndnwi liar
of embroidery.
The power of the miiblle aged wmium today is seen not
only iu the society iu which she reigns as queen, where Iter
triumphs of social conquest over lhe debutante nro mutters
of common knowledge, but also in the salons of the besl
known dressmakers, who know that it is the eiiehel given to
their creations by this all-Important client thut practically
decides the fnle of every fashion,
• *    •
It  is she who has brought into vogue the ascendancy of
the mammoth hat, that throws a I uoiiig shadow over her
face, us well as the extrnoriliiiury popularity of the llowerpot
uud the mob cap toque.
The study of health and hygiene bas given her thut love
of fresh air and exorcise to which, in addition to uiassnge,
tdie owes the freshness ami purity of her complexion.
The bizarre and the picturesque veil derive their origin
from her bewildering love of variety and her complex nature
tlmt expresses itself iu tho captivating fashion of lod ay.
Already, ns has boon mentioned hefore, she is cutting
herself adrift from tho lies of the hobble skirt and is revert
ing to the frock that will tlow softly round her fool ami will
be built on more picturesque linos.
Tbere nre rumors, too, founded ou fnct, thut the mature
woman is bringing iu again the vogue of the loug Louis XVI.
wuistcout of brocade worn with the period coal of sutin or
cloth, and strangely enough, has also expressed her intention
of reinstating the ouce beloved bolero coat iu favor, I
Probably sho feels that her figure is light and lissom
enough to stand both those extremes uf fashion, aud nowadays there exists no reason why sho should refuse to sanction
any mode that, may choose to please her taste.
To the instrumentality also of the middle-aged woman is
due tbe popularity of the scarf in all its varieties.
Perhaps it was in u momont almost of contempt nous
triumph that she looked buck upon the era when the scurf
and shawl wore used for veiling the deficiencies of the too
thin or the over plump shoulders, and resolved thai this
fashion should be revived in ordor to show thd gruce and fascination with Which she could use these once niiddlo-uged accessories to accentuate ber present-day charm.
The evolution of the scarf of silk to its more important
form of satin drapery with its lining of contrasting chiffon
is entirely due to the whim of the mature woman, who lias
converted" a dowdy fashion into a charmingly becoming accessory and hns seen its adoption by the youuger generation.
Her services nlso iu the annals of fashion must bo recogui/.od
hy the still popular vogue of the chiffon or nlnon de soie veilings over the foundation of black or softly colored satin.
She it wus who understood the merits of chiffon und its
ethereal sister fabrics for softening any lines or ravages due
to Time's fingers, and this fashion flamed into sudden popularity aud still shows no signs of declining among women
of every nge.
Again, it is to the love of the middle aged woman for
effects of what mny be called barbaric splendor that the
present rage for Kastern embroideries is due, fur uo young
girl would have thought out a fashion that is at once so mag
nificcnt and withal so becoming, and one, too. thut suits se
admirably the special charms of her ull -triumphant   relative.
The vogue of llie splendid jewels, us seen iu the wearing
of the rope of diamonds with its disc like pendant, is another
fashion due to tho woman of mature age, who grew tired,
perhaps, of the single necklace of pearls and the pendant of
llOUVoau art enamel, aud banished the latter from hor jewel-
There is tittle likelihood of Ilio decline of the triumph of
the middle aged woman us the arbiter of fashion. Kven
though the first freshness of youth, with the pearly tints of
complexion may no longer bo hers to possess, yet her physical
charms, still iu their own Indian summer, ure accentuated
by u captivating cliiirm and ease of manner, u fascinating
and mellow wit, which the younger girl cannot hope to rival.
lu these progressive days the womou who triumphs is tho
woman to whom life's experience bus only udded further
graces, and whose personality is made still more attractive
by the charm of dress which she herself has designed primarily to enhance her own special attributes of features or complexion,
1)\1X   generally   denotes   a   pressure
.    of some
kind upon the nerves—i
pressure which is abnormal tin-
should not be present. It muy be a:
enlarged blood vessel; a small* tumor
n congestion of some kind; or, ou tli
other fin nd, it may l
some external
a demist's forceps, or nu irritant poi
sou  within the system.
lu all such cases there will be pain
which «-;n  i... '-' - ■•
the pre
or foreign body,
once of
such ns
WHEN kings arc buried all the resources of labor and
nrta are often exhausted to provide a tit resting place
for their remains. The very name "mausoleum"
is derived from the tomb of Muusolus, erect ml so long ago us
:t5;i B.C. This tomb had a basement 05 ft. high, u colonnade
2'A ft. high, ami over that u pyramid, On the apex of the
pyramid stood a colossal group of the deceased king and his
wife, tho statuary being 14 ft. in height. lu England
the most famous mausoleum is, of course, the one at Frog
more, neur Windsor, whero rest the remains of the I'riiiei
Consort and Queen Victoria.
The Pyramids are the most famous Koyal monuments of
any age. One of the best known of these wus originally
higher than St. Paul's Cathedral, and hud nu area about the
si/.e of Lincoln's inu Fields. The Egyptian niouatcbs amused
themselves during their  lifetime  in  building these splendid
i there will b
will be varied according to thc
uud nature of lhe irritating and
pressing material. Usually, it will be
found that pain is caused by a congestion of somo kind In a certain locality.
Au excess of blood is called to the
part; a swelling of the blood vessels,
called into being, and tho roll pain, more or loss intense.
Nothing will weur out bodily vitality
moro qii.ekly and mere certainly than
pain. If. prevents sleep, for one thing,
ami iu this wuy helps to exhaust the
bodily forces, ibit the real reason for
the extreme exhaustion followiug pain
is not thoroughly understood.
Certain it is that it exhausts mure
than anything else does in tht' same
space of time. It cun produce extra
ordinary results, too; such as turning
the hair white in a short time; poisoning the secretions of the body, etc.
Many persons huve had thoir hair turned white prematurely by Jong-continued
Pain may be influenced—either mude
better or worse—in a number of ways.
Some uf the causes influencing pain
The position of the body; its motion;
the presence of food; touch; pressure;
Changes iu the weather, the temper
a I ti re, etc.
Electrical and chemical stimuli, etc.
If an organ is diseased in any way,
it usually gives pain, if it is deprived
of its firm support.    The organs of the
uiy are packed in rather loosely, and
ey give pain if deprived of their resting plnce. So, the first thing to do,
a pain is located, i.s to lind whut
greatest   relief,  and
I ft e
position give
maintain it.
Pain goner
upon motion,
grout means
touch, presst
they should,
aud all
more intense
and  rest ure the
relieving  pain.     If
ate,   occasion   pain,
mrso, be  prevented;
lotlies which press upon those
arts should be removed.
Pond has a groat Influence upon puin
without most people being at ull aware
of that fact.    The chief cause of puin
I by  food is that too much food
been oaten, and this food, acciimo
the bod;
tain  tu
Green and Black Foulard (lown
receptacles for then dead and embalmed bodies. The III 11 get
the life of the king the greater the pyramid which was lo
perpetuate his memory.   One hundred thousand men nre suid
to imve I a employed for thirty years in the construction
of oue of those magnificent monuments to the great dead.
Obelisks, like Cleopatra's Needle, on the Thames L'l til 1)11111<
ment, were ulso used in Kgypt tu draw attention to the bury
ing plnoes of groat potentates, lu (iron) Itrituiti Stone
linage is held by competent authorities to be the monument
id' uiieiout   British kings.
lu India, at Agra, ts tlio gorgeous Taj Mahal, a maiiso
leutii bull! by the Emporor Shall Jelmn for hi in self and his
favorite wife. Twenty thousand men were continuously
employed on it for twenty yours. It is exceedingly beauti
fill. There is much rich mosaic work iu the interior, and
tho principal parts of the building nre of whito marble. The
mausoleum itself is iu the centre, surmounted by u dome,
while nt the corners are four uiiuarets, each Iflfl ft.'high, Tills
cnirns or heups of -loncs
kings of savage, far nil'
pleiidid clinpels iu
lotlmes had
is a wonderful advance mi the it
which   murk  thc  resl ing places
times,     Some  of  our  own   kings   have
W'estuiinst*^   Abbey, and   Kastern   iiiouaicl
themselves immorte'i/.cd by the erection of complete, mn
nificcnt   temple*.     Whatever   fnrr.   the   monument   took,
wns nlwnys at the place of burial, but this is uot  the ca
now.    Tfc© Albert  Memorial ..i Hyde Park, and the Que*
Victoria Memorial iu front of Huckbtgham Palace, now lion
ing completion, are Instance! in point.
presses  upon  ...
, and so causes the pain,
Tlio grent means of relieving such
pain is to restrict the food for .. few
days. Drink large quantities of water,
out fruit and very little else. Tin less
the better. Pain from this euuse is
very frequent and will not he radically
removed until the diet is seeu to, nud
a semi or complete fast is undertaken.
Weather changes will only occastou
pain iu the very sensitive, and denote
thnt the state of the general health is
low und must be attended to. The
bodily vitality must be built up. No
normal body would notice such .-light
cha uges, a nd i f t hey a re not iced it
would be a sure sign that the state of
the  health   was poor.
Pill (illy, the greatest of all means for
the alleviation of pain is by the application of wet bandages, either hot or
cold, as Ihe case may require. This
may generally lie gauged by the feeling's of the patient. It he'feels that
cold would be refresh ing, apply cold.
The latter will generally be craved in
all inflammatory and congested condi
It is u perfectly safi
that may be applied at
ing, iu the majority of
less Instant  relief.
cure, and one
any time—giv
cases,  more ot
- give
IT was not until the eighteenth century thnt the thermometer appear
ed. Among those wlm fni led in
their attempts to devise a heat and oold
measurer were the noted Halley and
the grout Sir Isu.ic Newton. These
seieiiti-ts endeavored to supply the
needed instrument by menus of tubes
containing oil, spirits of wine, etc., but
to uo avail. It wns reserved tu one
Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, au obscure
t.iid poor man living at haa/i
the world its theuioinoter.
Fahrenheit had failed as a merchant
and, possessing a taste for chemistry
and mechanics, turned his attention to
the problem of the thermometer. During his lirst series of experiments he
used alcohol, hut he soon became con
viiiced thut mercury wns a more suit
able substance to use iu  tin1 tube.
It was about 1720, at Amsterdam,
thai Fahrenheit turned out the mercury
thermometer thut hus served as a model
ovor since.
From tho beginiiing Fahrenheit '■
plan was to Indicate ou the tube the two
points at which water is congealed and
boiled, respectively, nud to graduate
the space between. His first was an
arbiirnry mnrking, beginning ut thirty
two degrees, si tire ho had found thai
tiie mercury descended thirty two de
grees more before coming to whal ho
deemed the extreme cold resulting from
a mixture of Ice, water, and sul um
ll wa« md long liefore the Celsius of
Stockholm suggested iho more selontlflc
gradual ion of one hundred degrees be
Iweeii freezing nnd boiling points. Thi''
suggestion resulted in Ilio centigrade
theriiioiueier. Another iutosligulor. one
Reaumur, eamo forward with another
scheme of graduation of eighty degree-,
the one that is accepted bv the French.
Despite tin lusiotis of Celsius uud
Itcuittnur. however, the Full ron In it
scale, on which the freezing and boil
iug points are marked R2 and -I- do
grees, respectively, holds iis own
throughout a great  pail of lho world.
(CANADA'S present railway mileage
•'     is more than sufficient to belt the
globe with u single track Iim-. and
leave I.U! miles to double track a purl
of   il,   Bays  a   Ciiuailiai utcoiporury.
"lu 1887, when Queen Victorin asecud
ed the throne, we hnd I'i miles of rail-
Way. and we worn content »ith this
until 1847, when our total reached 54
miles. At Confederation, 1807, we had
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2,278 milt's; in 1885, when tlic Nnrili
West Rebellion took plnco we luul lu,
77.'t mHeft. When sir Wilfrid [..mirier
took olliee in 1800, there were 10,270
mileB. In limp the miloiigo in operation
wns 24,104 uillos, mul the Gruod Trunk
I'tieilie hml 946 lili leu of Intel. Iniil, mnk
Ing ii totul nt' 8fl,Q4D miles.   In uiliUUoii,
there  nre   1,404   miles   nf  BOC I   truck
um! 1,701 miles nl' yunl trtlckH mnl m»1
int;-. When the lira ml Trunk Pt.al.tC
uuil tllO National Triiiixi'imfiiifiilnl Rail
ways are |nii in operation our ntti wuy
Itllfeuga will lie ineretiseil hv iilnnit
3,000   miles,   ul'   will I'll   IH.'.   miles   Imve
heen Ineludod in the total glvoij, The
Inln) rnilwny inllengO. when the Tunis
i'Diitiilelili.1   il   iiit'liiileil,   will    eh   B7j
'iii" inlloi, and thi" taken no itcratuH uf
the many other rnllroaili wlileli nro nnw
building lines in < 'anatlu."
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I'mwriln'il   ami   rMOmi ided    for    womrn»   kll
moult, e NltntlflOftlly |>rf-jurril rMiif<l» of provti
«nrlt). The riiult from thfir une \e ijulek end
pfrntKit0.1t. Knr Ml)1 H all >lni|T i.nrr*.
"VflsTlfKSS   (to   maid):   "I   under-
-tinnl Hint
lentiiy,  Mnry
Mnryi "Only m\
MiRtromt:  "Wall.
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Published   every   Saturday   ;it   Cumberland,   B.C.,   by
Okmond T. Smithe,
Editor and Proprietor.
Advertising rules published elsewhere in the paper.
Subscription price SI.50 per year, payable in advance.
The editor does  not   hold   himself  responsible for  view?  expressed by
SATURDAY. SEPT.. 3, 1910.
What the Editor has to say.
Mr. W. E. Scott, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, 1ms announced that within the ensuing thirty days the sites for the
demonstration orchards throughout the province decided upon
in legislation of last session, will be decided upon and made.
The demonstration or experimental orchards will number
twenty in all,
One of these orchards should certainly be located in the
Comox district.
It is a surprising fact, as well as a regrettable one, that
there is no athletic club in this city.
There are enough young men, and of the right kind of
stuff, too, to form a club that would be a credit to the town
and the benefit that would be derived by its members would
be considerable.
This is all supposing that such un organization were prop
erly conducted.
It is quite probable that when the citizens of this town
enjoyed the privilege of cutting wood on the Company's property, that the privilege was not properly appreciated and in
many cases abused.
While it is only reasonable that the Company should pro
hibit the cutting of standing timber for fuel, there seems to be
no reason why tliey should object to the cutting of fallen tint
ber on their land, and it is altogether probable that if the mat
ter were placed before the Company in the right light that the
restrictions against wood cutting would be so modified as to
allow this to be done.
The Provincial Government has arranged for the importation of a large quantity of prairie chicken from the Northwest
to be turned down in various parts of this province, considered climatically suited to these birds.
A preacher came at a newspaper man this way: "You
editors do not tell the truth. If you did you could not live ;
your newspapers would be a failure."
The editor replied : "You are right, and the minister who
will at times, and under all circumstances, tell the truth about
his members, alive or dead, will not occupy his pulpit
mote than one Sunday, and then he will find it necessary to
leave town in a hurry.
The press and pulpit go hand in hand with white
wasli brush and pleasant words, magnifying little virtues into
big ones.
The pulpit, tlte pen and tlte gravestone are the great
saint-making triumvirate."
And the minister went away looking very thoughtful,
while tiie editor turned to his work, and told of tho ultsiirpass-
iuir beauty of the bride, while iii fact she wus as homely as n
mud fence.
Lust week, in our editorial column, we offered the hotel
keepers a little friendly advice as to the wisdom of strictly
obeying the provisions of the new Liquor Act,
Tliis week the Police Commissioners have laid the matter
before the license holders ill much the same way.
The new law is undoubtedly very stringent, and no doubt
is not popular with the hotel men, but it is the law of the
land, and there is not the slightest doubt that it will be enforced.
The license holders must either conduct their business in
accordance with the law or forfeit their license, and a little
thought should be suflicient to convince them that the former
course would be the more profitable one.
Our attention hus been called to the fact that fire drill
is never held in the public sehool here.
This is a state of affairs that should lie remedied at once,
and we tuke this opportunity of placing the matter before the
proper authorities.
to solicit
subscriptions to
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If not
rt is!
In either case you should be interested in this
Carrying a full line of the very best
and Jewellery
Also a
Not the Cheapest, but the Best
Catalogue Free
Vancouver Island Nursery Co.,
Somenos, V.I.
The present owner is making lots
of money, but will sell at a sacrifice
on account of
Will sell on the buyers own terms
The building and lot are also for
sale cheap, or will rent on reasonable terms
Full particulars may be learned
by communicating with
M" The Islander ©ffice
Cumberland, B.C. mmw
To  the printer who
does good work.
Good printing is the
only kind we do, and
our prices are  reasonable
See   us  about your
next printing job
Prints everything
Prints it well
Visiting cards at the Inlander of
Job work t You ean "t what you
want whnt you want it at The lauNSta
Phuna 38.
Do your own shopping. 8ta McK'n-
noil (or Choice Fruita, Cuofwiionery
and lea Craan. jS5
Dr D. E. Kerr, Dentiit will 1* in
Cumberland from September "tli to
Mr. and Mn. Wsstteld nturnad home
(ron thoir wadding tour un Tuiadny
Mr. Charles Sagrare haa aeeapted a po-
•itiou on the Islander staff ss foreman ul
our press room, succeeding f. J. Oill in
that capaci'y.
Oood progreea ia being male witli
the addition tn McLean's Jewelery star*
which will be used ts a book and stationary store wheu completed.
Don't forget the grand I«l>or Dsy
Dance to be held on Mouday evening.
Music by Morgau and Roy. Gentlemen (1,00 Ladiea (ree.
The Company haa dec ded upon the
notion u( thirty n»w houses (ur the am
ployeee in the vicinity o( No. 7, and fifty
more on the old football grounds.
Chief Bruce, o( the local fire department, has ordered a special cart (ur carrying the chemical extinguishers which
it ie intruded to use in the case of small
fins in future.
Union B«y's protest against the uir
pin's award in the Union Cuurtenay
baseball match at Courtenay on the 14th
inst, baa bean allowed by the League
committee, and tbe game hu been order
ed nplaycd at a date to be fixed.
Rumor haa it that Tex Richard has
bean masquerading in town (or some
time under tha name of Henneasy, and
hu succeeded in securing the exclusive
muting picture right* to tha Dixon Wyatt oontcat on the 18th inst.
W. dlpitta, who nturnad on Monday
(rom Campbell River when he had b en
un business, tells of an exciting exp. ri
one* which befel the auto party he went
up with in Percy Winehe'a car Iut Sat
urday. About four inline beyond Cuurtenay the motorists oama suddenly upon a
buggy at the road aide in which an old
man slumbered peacefully, hie head resting oomfortably against the wheel As
the auto came closer the hone became
(rightened and bolted, the spokes of ths
wheel beating a merry tattoo on the old
gentleman's head. Finally, he wu
thrown oat upon the ground. The auto-
iata rushed to him expecting to find him
dead, but ha miraculously escaped with a
•maahed arm aud a ssriss o( lumps on hia
heed which would punle the phnnolo-
■MttftlssaMaUaadirtkU besd 1 cent, 1 wart,
I Mas: itftetle la adtsae*.
For 8ale—HaU intenat in Star Livery
Stable.   R. Hornal.
Furnished Rooms to Let, opposite the
Wanted—Three Young Pigs ; send price
and particulars. T. A. L. Smith.
Hornby Island. jll)
Two Light Draft Teems, weight about
140011m. Apply Shopland Broa.,
Sandwick. jll
For 8*le—9 Milk Cuwa and ;l Hoirera
Apply H. 8. Purtaus, Hankshaw,
Courtenay. jilt
8 Roomed House and Double Lot for
Sale, cheap; or will rent furnished.
Mn. Rue.
For 8sle—Chicken Ranch S acne, Cloud
House (recently renovated). .'100 Itying
hens, brooder house and outhouses,
onhaid, good garden. Apply Mn.
Hill, opposite Dr. Beadnell'e, Comox.
New hoses will be rented out on Mon
day nexl from 10 a. u. until 6 p. m.
Peeent box hvlden will oblige Poet-
muter by returning old keys.
L. W. Nunks
Cumberland, B. 0.
August 6th., 1910.
Any person or persona wishing to
cut any (alien timber on City Park
Lota are at liberty tn cut and cart
me away (or their own use.
Any standing timber must not be
cut or destroyed.
Any person or persons found dumping garbage or refuse on same will be
By order of the City Council,
A. McKinrok,
City Clerk.
City Hall, Aug. 19th, 1910,
We have just received a Complete Range of Samples of
Suitings, Trouserings
and Overcoatings  .'.
for Fall 1910-1911
And are prepared to take Special Measures for same
There must be a reason why our trade keeps growing, and
why young men come here, pnst all the other stores
Wa have really Handsome Clothing to begin with, and
■urround the selling with every possible oourtesy;   and
when lt somes to Downright Oood Values you'll travel a
long way before you And anything to equal these
Be at keen at you please for the moneys worth. Don't take
anything for granted, but investigate and compare. Do at
we do insist on quality and style, along with fair prices.
Our aim ls to make one purchase brine another, nnd ynu can
depend on better values here than anywhere else in town
Call and tee our Fashion Plates, and get a Style Book free
J.   N.   McLEOD
Stoves and Ranges,
Builders Hardware, Cutlery,
Paint, Varnishes, Arms and Ammunition, Sporting Goods,
The  McClary   Manufactuing  Co.
Sherwin-Williams Paints
Aitta lap CiiiBit of lv
• i i
Dressers land Standi ranging from $65 to $15.
Sideboards ,T "   $50 to $20.
A Large Assortment of Chairs and Rockers
New Styles
Extension Tables from 110 up
Wa oarry a Choice Selection of Wall Papers
and Linoleums
The Furniture Store
MoPhee Block A.  McKINNON      Cumberland, B.O
Pilsener Beer
The product of Pure Malt and
Bohemian Hops
Absolutely no chemicals used
in its manufacture
==Best on the 6oast=
Pilsener Brewing Co..    Cumberland. B.C.
= gomox. B.Q._z=
gra frontages and farming land for sale
Barrister,   Solicitor   and
Notary Public.
Cumberland &  Union Waterworks Co., Ltd.
Sprinkling will I* allowed only
between the hours of 7 to 8 a.m. nnd
7 to S p.m.
Leaking taps must lie attended to.
Any change* or additions to existing
piping must bo sanctioned by tho
A. McKmiiiiT,
The fined hotel in the city
Grocers & Bakers
Dealers in all kinds of Oood
Wet Goods
Best Bread and Beer in Town
Agents for Pilsener Beer
^awwwtswwwiMt^swts^s^^^AAti^^^ai^ststtt THB ISLANDKR, CUMBERLAND, B,0.
UlisiiTs from paddling, bhll-pluylug,
or auy ullier cause, painful sunburn
patcbos, Btings uf insocts, and cliafcd
places, nro all easod iustantly bj Zam
Buk. Don't have your vacation spoiled
bv pnlu from ;n.\ snr,., which Ham
Buk could curo in quick timo!
This u lorful bulm  i> mado  from
herbal juices und is highly antiseptic.
I'oi.nii  fi   insect  sting, burbed wire
scratch, or thorn prick, ia in dlately
roudored harmlrn ns - » Zam.link
touchos It.    Stops the ntluglng,  nl
ing  pnln.    Zum-Buk   is  sn  pure,  too,
thut il lost delicate skin  is ahle to
absorb It, and is bouodtutl bj it.
Motliora with young babies should uso
il for tiie ehiihug sines cuuaed by per
B|iiratiini, clothesrubbitig, ete. Also
good for piles, ulcers, ami fostering
sores. All druggists ami stales soli al
BOc. box, Imi refuse hurtnful Imitations.
"VTEAH Ayiithiu, t'liiinerlv  the capital
_L\    of sii'im. is 11 ouriouB labyrinth in
whlrh    elephants   an    capturod
ullve.   Tho labyrinth  is fort 1  by u
double row of immense tree trunks set
llrmly in ihe gruund, lie1 space between
thom gradually  nnrrowlng,    Where  it
begins nl  tl Ik ' tho forest  tho
oponlug of the labyrinth is moro than
a  mile  lima.I,   l.nl'  as   il   approaches
Ayiilhia il I nes so narrow that the
elophauts ctinnol tain around.
Tamil elephants are employed t" luro
■wild nne- iain Uie trap. Ilavlng reached lhe inner  I of tne labyrinth, lhe
Mil lepliants   are    allowed    In   |inss
through   a   gate,   while   men   lying   in
wait   slip  shlll'klcs  "ler  the   lee!   nf  tile
Effer- <S&|*
When you have
proven all its worth
with a '25c "size",
you will buy full-
si zed bottles for
25c and COc.
Sold everywhere.
 . i—
WERE CURED completely by
nutty hi* iniiitiiiiiiiiti i'lnn. beat and KKoreHiem
tu i. minimi iwiiilittoii; rtMliiix'H Uoltrt', Tiunon, U>tin,
Jiuuly ur tilifiitiiiiln' ItcriunitB. SyndvltlR, VHnt'dKflt'. IIJ ■
ilrui'trlf, SimitiixiitttiiMiiitM'liiBOf liKiitiiKnta. 1 If als fins.
nlil low*, wi>in»ii>. Mc. i'une only fl.OM OX., fs.iolt! o/.,
tmttic nt your ilnitfk'tsU or tlelivcri'ti.   Hook _V tr*e.
tt. F. VOUNG, P. 0. F.t 210 Temple St., Springfield, Man.
I.VM.INN, i.irl., Mnnlrrtil. I'inmllan Aicriilt.
AIm> it.rnl.luil l.j * A Mill ROM! I WYSSS W, tflulp**;
TIIF. MTMINAI, IHU ti k HUSK 4L I'll,, WlnnlpK - UI<
■vn uuil ilLMii.itso.N aims. CO., LU., V»tuuT.r,
Kills Bone Spavin
Rich Valley, Alta, May 20th. 1909
"I have used your Spa via Cure for a
taag lime aad would not be without IL
Have killed ■ Boat Spavin by ita tue."
Tbal  telle the whole  ntory.    Aad
hmdrede of thousand* hire had tbe
Mac experience io the past 10 yeara.
For Spavin, Rligbone, Cnrb,
Splint, Swellings and
all Lameness,
Kendall's Spavin Cure cures the
trouble—makes tbe horse sound aod
Weft—and saves money for the owner
because It removes the causa of the
Keep a bottle alwaya at hand- fieri
lar f5. Good for man and beast Ask
ymt dealer for free copy of onr book
•-A Treatise Ob The Horse" or wrilena.
tt. I. J. KENIUL Ct. foetbarf Mb, ft
That Reminds Ne
TllK    prodigal    mui    luul    roturnod.
''Futher, ' lm tmiil, "nro yuu gu-
iug to kill tho fattei. tuiiti"
".N..." responded the old man, tool;
  iu>,' ;,t   ill*' youth  i-ari't'iilly;  "uu,   I'll
Net vou live,   itut I'll put vou to work
'l'lli:   tt'iu'hoi-   hud   beon   Mime   l »M a,„|'iriiiu sumo of the fat off;"
A     ilass aliout the ihiiioci'ios lalllily. | ...
"Now, naiiu' some tilings," she] .    *    .
■Illil, "taut   nro  vory  duagOTOlIB to «vl
nour to, nnd that hiivo liorliu."
•• AiiiumidiiU's!" roplled llttlo .lontuoi liouaokMpor, to wliom lie inado u
Jones, promptly, | sporting offer,
".liiiu't,"   lie  said   to   hor  one  day,
"the v.'ry next plaint   I diii'iiver 1 Will
mnke .you a present of u sovtrolgu."
"Yoil   tiro   verv   kind,   sir."   she   re
plloU,  id I mu suro I hope you wi"
With the Horses
Al'KKTAlX professor toid a story of
aa   old   uoiaaii   llo  once  lllld as
MV liKAli," said u vain old 'nun to
his   wlfo,   "theso   ti-i I-   hero
won't bollovo that I'm OOlV
forty five years old, Von know 1 "peak
tho ti'utlii'don't you?"
"Woll," nnswi'ivd the uliuple wile,
••I supposi. I must bollovo It, .lolm, ns
you'VO shod, to il  I'm lll'U  yean."
"VIA, wliul ore tllO folks in our oliurolii goos out at ll
IM     gottlll'   up   a   siitis.'liptioa   fort"   oil  tllO sly "
on dlseover one."
Several muatlis ivonl by and no plan
ids were itlscovoredi
"'I'he fuel of tlio matter is, am'am',"
confided tlio old woman to the profoi
sor's wife, "I do ihink the profossoi
out at  lligtlt and disi'iivers plauel-
"To   send   our   nillilstel    u
Imli lav to the i oatlllOUl lhis snmiiii'i."
"Won'I thoro bo no elitiroh sen ires
while lio'a goitet"
■• No, dear."
•  Mu, I 've gel live i "11 us In my bank
-..■ui I glvo lm" tlmt!"
AN oinliialit man who is a strii-t all-
itiiiner fi'om both wine and animal
food is obliged ia eonsoquotiee of
lhis pocullurlty te rofrain from dining
out. He I'litertains, however, all occasional kindred spirit, uae such was
recently nt his table.   "Vou ought to
have   seen  thom,"   said    the   l lout
man's   sun,   "noting   nver   boiled   ear
•    •    •
A  SCOTCH  laboring mun, who had
married a rich widow exceptional
lur  her  pluliinoss,   wns  accosted
by his employer:
"Woll, Tl nis."  ho said, "I   I r
you arc married.    What sort of il wite
hnve vou gol V '
"Wool, sir," was the response,
"she's the laird's handiwork, but I
ca i say she's his masterpiece," x
MliS   MKNUK'KS   (the  Ihiudliidy):
"Cuu I  help you to some more
simp, Mr. Ilu in ley.'"
Mr. Uuinlev:    " Nu, thanks."
Mrs. tlenrioka (engagingly): "Don t
rofuse,   Mr.   Huntley,  because  il   iim t
considered   good   form   to   bo   helped
twice to soap;   we're   nol   particular
peoplo here."
Mr. IMimley: "Oli. etiquette has no-
thing to do wltll  it, inudain;  it's the
A BISHOP, while staying at.a coun
try rectory, was roused in tho '
morning bv a female voire in the
kitchen singing livmiis. on going down
to breakfast lie congratulated the girl
ou her excollont cooking, and also on
thus beginning the dny with praise.
"Oil, vas, my lord," replied tho girl,
a brisk country loss; " • "award, Christina  Soldiers,'' is just   tlie_ riglrt lollljtll
for boiling the eggs,
Une Koaailatioa' ti.r frying
TIIKItK are many buyers bulking for
show yard winners uud Hie 'young
breeder who is building up a herd
will often lie oomnOllod to pay moro
Jtnoiiev for a show winner, tliaa all equal
ly good iniimiil would eust 'llllll' if pur
chllSOd ill his nnrnial enuditiull. Simw
vnrd linuors have vnlue, but there are
inaiiv winners that never provo valaable
hroodors when pat to the test in a held.
It is seldnia'prntltiible to invest a large
amount of mouoy in a high priced
brooding liuiir until thero are a munlier
of choice sows In male with llllll,
'I'he I'haraeler uf the herd will depend
precisely upon the quality nl' each and
ovory animal selected fnr brooding pur
pose's. The boar should lie ull exiellent
individual ideal in I'urin, size, markings
and possess finish und quality. He
should be able tu lunk yuu square in the
aye  and   have  a   kind    I   intelligent
face, eve uud heud. A nue. silky o.out,
smooth'sidos, and lie free from wrinkles,
llo should |iave a strong. Iifnad iiiid well
arched hack; shoulders wide, deep and
broad oa tup, compact, smooth and well
,liiw inn;  loins full 'uud smooth:
idiost large and roomy' rlitnp-'lnng, brnud
and well rounded, ninl tuil well set, up,
tnporliig and eurlodj ribs well sprung
from the bock, and ehest roomy and
large: hums long, deep and thick and
well rounded frum pniuts down to llie
luadis, sides long, straight, deep aad
free from wrinkles and flunks well set
down) legs short, set at each corner and
standing orcct, front legs should stand
straight and l»' muscled down uu arms;
hind legs strong and hocks well set, and
short and firm pastern; feet tough and
orect toes. Added tn iill of these ro-
iiiireiuents he shuuld eotlto frum a line
.if ancestry possessing the same qualities.
In selecting sows for the foundation
herd it will ho best to buy lliein frum
one herd that has boon established lor
iiinnv vears. until the animals bear a
striking iiiiiforinity to each other, and
llm blood lines have become thoro'ughlj
Ides him to take
md 'The rliiiieh'si established,    lln. .
the Iin on.' ! up the work where the man whn bred
thom lei nil' and continue the work ol
*    ' I hnpriiM'inent. instead nf buying n-mis
IT is told thut  a  certain  Indy ol   a| cennI)0mislv bred  bunch  nf sows that
western   Kansas   towil   desired   lo  hnMn>8  Mo' llxod  tvlie.    Thu sews, had
stern Kani
show a kiudii
lbo local Slate i
wrote lhe followii
    requests   tin
 's company a
A proinpl reply
exception of three
with uieasels, l apt.
.-.pis your kind i
nome with pleusuri
Friday evening."
mi";    "With   llie
mm   who  are   sick
 's company ae
ilutinu,   and   will
in your ri ptioi;
lown   itesiroii   io  pOS8eas „„ |j«,,i type
tn tl iiiunili "I   |„,st |„, geioi'teii from some established
"'   herd bv visiting the b'rei'der and sitlcet-
iiatiua: "Mrs.   .      t|M,m   in  tlit>]i-  normal    condition.
 ume   of   'apt.  T1^,v ,.,,„„],| ro80m,^le the boar and be
ptiuii I'rlduy  i„.,,,i uiong similar  lines.    The s| nil
points lo he observed in selecting Hie
sows are size, quality and-finish.
(lood.'sfrbng backs are M supreme iin
portnnce. Weak bucks should be shun
nod. 'I'he snw's fuce shuuld be smooth
and brnud between the eyes, and grad-
unllv laper toward the cud nf hm noso.
I Hue' should have straight side lines.
VI7II.I.I \M'S   brotlllir   liad   killed   a   Mnnotli shoulders, and possess symmetry
W      man i Id blood. ' I  stylo, have a  kind disposition and
"Well,  William,   how   aboul ; be aa easy Toi.tor'-nrttl | Illic,
v ■ brothorf" a  visitor In Hie town      It  is ., miatako to order foundation
asked hi:i e dav afler Hie trial.       stock-by mail and ordor a few snwn-and
-Why," said William, "they've put  „ i„mr'„ot akin.   The .buncos are that
him in jail fnr a  month." I right ut the  very   beginning ynu  will
That's rather a  light seali e I'm  introduce a violent  outcross and spoil
the results of .yenrs. of systematic selection and milting to buhl and keep in
control a lixed type and prepnicuey.
fixed characteristics cannot b,e estnb'
lished and perpetuated liy bringing tu
getlier unrelated  families uf Hie breed.
Ai'l.KVUU little bit uf human nutufo
was   used   by   a   "knight   of   the
mad" recently na a matron liv
iug iu a suburb of I'ittsburg, and as a
result he slept with a fall stomach that
The suburb is quite small, and when
the tramp dropped off a freight ami
ambled up the inula street he was quite
hungry. There were about ten houses
Which gave lair clllltlco tii meals, and
the trump lost  nn time,    lie was mil
surprised wl  the llrsi housewife si	
 I   the  .1 •   ill   hi-   laee.   ior  I lie  	
und, I'm Hint was natural  I Hie pro-!
per thing m ,1...   Itut when he reached
the ninth I se, or rather was helped
awuv,   he    .ia-   tltnrouglili    disgusted I
Tiie nor 'rtnir.lv lunl hiin li 1 1.1
After a  -hi.it   resl  and a  deep think I
the liungrv   knocked at Hie door of
the lentil house,
" Ma.I:  oun mu lei a hungry mua
have a   bile  In  .al .'     I   doll  I   think   von
ean.   though,"   he   -aid.     The   woman j
ope'li'i!  her ears.
"Why run'I  11'
■ ''I'he woman aeji .1  -aid vou did
n'l  have enough  fur yourself."
He gut his monl.
.1, PILLS ri;
i enld blnode
1 murder
" said the .
"Yes. sir,
'  Williai
i  admitted:
i!   Ihe   iu.nt
h's  cud
they're   gi,
ag   1,
latig him.'
•    •
C          "Wl,
bl   VOU   li
e mother?1
v, yes, of
she Ilk
s   Vo,,.'   '
"III   emus
.   she   do
"Hid she
■ier sav
"Mliliv  a
litiie my
■'Hid    she
vnii   beeaiis
'   she
ovod von.'"
she  did
The buy s
his parent
v.       "Well.
was   sin
hell   as   she
s  nnw .'"
asked the
*   tlKNTI.
A.    lobby
(MAN w
is standing
HI the
of   one
nf   Birmlng
lllllu 's
hm u
when     si
l<> ti  ivmiirl; tihoilt  it iH-ing
in .jrt  ;.  littlo "wol  rufft'Hmoiits" in
tin1 Miitfic t'ity.    Tli.' vtntiiy  n bu Ul:
■■I Imvp boon in Hiniiiligliiim for nie.u
days, nntl I lmvo novor Con ml llm' wel
upol vi i. and I wnnl i" toll vun I lni\t'
lookcil for for it. ion."
Tlio "»iev»r sloop" nogm pOrtor oC
thlti lioatolr.v hml litvnmi. Intorustot. in
thi' fonvofuiUloit, nml, uilvnnoiiiK '*l(tsf
 .nud ttt ilie 8i)oakor tu tip I'i" »•»)»
politely, imkoa tins tpiostlon:
•'Hn*s. lvltoro i< mui hpon >iitppitin
siin-r yotl come tu town in '!*• oome
AHIMTISH exploring party, sent out
l.v tin' Ornithologists'' I'nion to
oxplor.o tlu' mountain regions in
Motrli Now 'Ouihtfit, litis discovered, in-
sti'inl nf hinls, u  aoW 'trU>0''6t! linnmii
ovirmios.      'I'liosc carious llttlo, folks,
known lo 1
fcrittw, appoii
tered over tli
nt Mist suppi
niitliropologlsl as no-
itKire widely si-tit
tartli 's surface, tlutn wild
1.   Tliey ate mm' known
r tit 1
rpKI.KI'llnNK uirl
ailed up
i' day; i
called up '"
ic asod io being
ilu,' L'urrcct time
i-alled dqwa l>y
tlic man iu n hurry Por reporting Hint
the lutatln'f li*' calls iloes nnl ttiirtwer
wlioii li«' is "sure" tmiac ..m' is awjiit-
Ing besldo tin- pliono nl tlic othor oad
for 1iW sigunl, Imi. ^;tvs tin- Boston
.lourtml. a Mulden telophnne girl .had
nue nu thom till when it comes to lining
ii bureau nt' iafni-mntioti,   Last Sunday
llih   .'..It   •■    tn   tho   Maiden   switcli-
' 'Hay, opi rator, my wife 1ms irotto
iv.tv and I'll 'tii' to'cook the Kimdiiv
illtuiei. I Iiiivi got aloag :tll dgld ox
iM'pt Inr thr spinach, but that's gol m\
Mictt nml I can *t even find n reidp!
book, Mow il * you "cook the blamed
It wasn't exactly telephone huslness,
hut he got tl,.. directions, tint in Mnl
den there )•• some woman who Is ex
tolling tin- virtues of her hasbnml as
cook, and the recipient of the praise
1st) 't siyintr much,
tn exist iu thc Audiwmin Islands', the
Malay   Peninsula, iiml the  Philippines.
The new New tluiueo tribes are re
ported us aboul four feel three inches
ia height, uerfoetly formed -that is.
ant deformed dwarfs, bet simply iniuiii
tare human liolngs— with frl/zly (or,
In be ultra si-iiMiiilie. ulntirlaliuus) hair,
ia " popper corn tufts," null the typical
stove hhii'kiug skin nf the whole pygmy race. The uoso is niuisually broiui.
They :iii' shy, but friendly tind hospitable, aftor their coalbleiice is won,
The pygtuios everywhere appear to bn
nomadic, nml, like all nomads, depend
for their llvitlfl chiefly 'iipon hunting
and fljhiitg. Their weapons are poisoned arrows, which they shoot from liows
ami a primitive form ur spring gun. The
poison is obtained front the upat; tree
nr some relntetl plant.
It appears, nctoraing to A. ('.Haddon, lhat previous travelers: in New
fluiaeu have noted ladiciitions uf pygmy tribes in several regions— iu the
shape of occasional individuals of medium stature, presenting a mixture uf
nogrito nml pnpuan clmract eristics.
"The Knglish expedition has nnw ili-^
covered," writes Or, Haddon, "a pygmy population 'ii Xetheihiiuls' Sow
Guinea, which, presumably, is allied lo
that inhabiting German New Oniuen."
Rogarriiiig lhe geographical distribution
uf pygmies, he quotes sonic interesting
statements nf Rasuhor regarding their
existence ia New Britain, They are
said to live in clefts iu the roiikB, and
In steal fruit from the uelglll/orlnfe *;rir
dens. "Thev are si( tiny that nae
stands on thc shoulders uf another, and
«o on until they reach the fruit. The
fruit is not. thrown down, lest n muse
would be made, but passed from hand
to hand until it reaches the chief, whn
is oa  the ground,"
IN those days when sanitary regulations are receiving such largo con
siderntion ia all directions for Ihe
hnnuiii family, it is only becoming for
those interested iu ami responsible fw:
the .-ate of domestic animals tu give
some fair proportion of heed to sanitary observances fnr I heir comfort and
heu'llh, says Spirit uf the West. A par
lieu Inr in which broach is commonly
made iu every principle uf Bttllltntloil
in the I teal men t of the noblest and
closest tu mnu nf the animal kind, the
huise, merits attention while agitation
aloug the line prepares au opon way fur
it. It is ia the treatment uf horses
ihat an- already nlUug, nntl particularly where suffering from a disease of au
Infectious character. As is well known,
modern, Up-to-date lm lulling nf persons
uUlii'tetl with disease of any sort, ami
eminently su when the lensl infectious
rn- coiitugiouH, as most aliments ure,
looks t<> putting ntid keeping them in
lhe cloniiest ami tidiest, and most thor
nughly   disinfected   quarters   nml   wil'-
mouths nud stoiuuchs aad entire salivary and digestive tract, and from
thonco into lhe blood new reinforce
incuts of the parasitic enemy already
Working upon ami seel;iny In destiny
thom, That virulent colt disease, distemper, nr strangles, lodges a germ in
a lender aad susceptible youngster.
aud boforo noticed it has developed and
contaminated another, and ihe owner
lioneludos ns bolh have it anyway one
box stall will be enough fur the two,
Uiid tl'Oy ate pushed ill nml kept there
poisoning and destroy lug one another
ia lhe manner described, nml he wonders why instead uf netting well tliey
grow worse nud worse and probably
one ur both die, l-Iveu mure to be marveled nt, veterinarians will be witness
Ulld   even   accessiuics  tu   such  course,
nfter ull the experiet  Ihe\   have had,
mu! observations made, if ihey 'ever
make any. Nu wonder the rilllge horses,
with all the exposure uf storms and
cold nml luck uf food and cure, weather
llirougli ami survive such diseases, even
if somewhat epidemic, because the sick
one does uut have tu liy hi more than
his own germs and coetagina, and hns
lhe 0|  air to buttle in.   There can be
an conceivable case where there can be
j justified   bulging   une  ailing   horse  or
..      ■ iin   iwlt whli another, ur uoepfno iu aunr
"" KS   |,,,s.-,l,le   In   lie    i.iviileil    He•   ,   VOltlRltOll    lind
cause already BltUttoil  with the disease..   . ...
they are nut  thrown  into
ing' with  contagion,  and
gather with a loi of others similarly nf
Peeled  und   forced  to  liv. d  brail tho
ami f I ia aa atmosphere surcharged
wilh the deadly virus. Itut cuatrari
wise their rooms arc aired and vent Hat
ed nntl disinfeded with the most
powerful antiseptics, und every nilicle
used about them subjected In Ihe same
treatment, ami every pains taken suggested by the ingenuity of mail to reduce tu the minimum lhe deadly agency
working ou them. Mnl, how is it, as a
rale, when disease Invades the ranks uf
horses/ it may be that enough is done
to sepurate the ailing frum the well to
prevent them from boeoiillug contaminated aad coming down ulso, But ninety-
nine chances nut uf u hundred, if two
ur mure are diseased, they are thrown
togotlior in a lot or dose stable, aad
allowed to pollute, nut only the air they
breathe iu common, but the entire pre
mises, Ihe mangers, walls, fences, feed
boxes, bedding, ami the very forage
and feed given them, with the genus
thrown oti' by tho fever, or even with
the putrid discharges produced by diseases such us distemper nud the like.
Given remedies probnbly to destroy the
den dlv germs already preying upon
thom,' they are allowed to breathe into
their lungs and nostrils, take into their
''       ''"T'jclenned of e\ery possible impurity  1
. it I disinfected with the utmost care, ami
,"u'1'"1 "' when- the same procuutlons are not employed to secure perfect Iv saailary sur-
routidings as are used with ihe human.
If uu owner is not able to afford the
expense uf such .are iu liis stable or
box stall, or in a veterinary hospital
where such sanitary provisions arc
iiiuile, theu should he torn lhe animal
out in the open where not kept by hamuli const ral nt subject to deadly virus,
with an possible escape, and' denied
eveu wholesome ntniuspticre to breathe,
The physical economy is such that the
resisting power against disease is very
great, wilh pure fond ami nature's
healthful surma tidings uacoutumi anted and unpolluted by conditions tlmt
liuiuaa interference has brought about,
nml if not given the Ireatment that advanced science ami medical skill hnve
discovered and rendered possible, theu
the poor brute should be given tlm
chance that in his native wild state he
Tear  Drasslv*   Will Tall  Toi
Murln« Era Remedy Rellavu 8or« Ky«*
Strtnftben* Weak Eye*. Doesn't Smart,
Boothm Ey* Pain, and Bella tor BOc. Try
Murln* In Tour Eyea and In Baby'i
Kyaa for Scaly Kyalida and Granulation
IjMCW visitors tu Gibraltar ever see
! the famous apes that from time
immemorial hnve beeu distinguished us lhe only wild simians in Europe.
The apos llvo high on the big rock, aud
when they dn venture down to ihe nearer gardens of the town lo steal food it
is not tho visitor who knows nf it. As
a mutter uf fact, there hnve been fewer
apes to lie seen there iu the recent
years. Por some reason or other the
never largo number hus been dcorens-
Snterprin, Ont, October ut, ml
*X tttflcrad toftsres for Mvta bag
rmrt fron a Water Tumor. I wm
forced to taka morphia constantly to
relieve tha awful pains, aad I wanted to
dia to get relief. The doctora gave mm
ap and mr friends hoarlr expected toy
death, ftea X was Induced to tako
"Fruit-a-tites" aad thia wonderful frtol
■edicine has completely cured to*
When I appeared oa tha street agate
■y friends exclaimed The dead hat
came to life," The care waa a potfttea
50c a hox—6 for $i.so-or trial baa,
ISC At dealers or from Pratt a Usto
limited. Ottawa.
lllg, Some think thnl the firing ut' tht
fortress guns drove 1 hem oil'; but it
so, where did tney go.' Nut acruss tbe
"neutral ground am) up into Spain,
the only alternative te swimming across
the straits ami going into Itarbury,
whence their ancestors amy have been
brought centuries ago. The straits being wide, that alternative is out nf tbe
ipiestioa. It was thought recently that
the apes had dwindled down lo eight iu
number and there were those wlio asserted thai the eon ii I -lum Id be only
four or live—and all females at that.
Xew blood from Africa seemed to be
needed, und u pair of llarbary apes
were sent over from Tetmin by the
British consul, Bul a strange stroke of
ill luck befel Ihe mule, which, after suffering the tortures of seasickness and
receiving anything but a friendly welcome from tlo resident simians, fell oft
a wall ami died nf concussion of tbe
brain. To guard against any possible
chance of aa Adamless Kdea, another
pair was brought across the straits.
Germany has taken to the manufge-
ture of artificial teeth out of old paper.
They ure said to retain their color weU
ami nre less likely to chip than ordinary false teeth.
VOL. 1
NO. 37
To Follow the Fashion Smoke
Here's a toast to fashion
And her furbelows!
Changing huts ami turbans
Changing shoes aad hose.
^hanging straight-front corsets
Por thc otocr kind,
Taking curves from ofl the front
Putting them behind.
Throwing Psyche knots off,
Culling out for rats
Moulding roly-polys
Into merely slats.
Moving waist, lines upward.
Shifting waist lines down!
Yesterday your dictum
Was the Ktnpire gown.
Now you are uncertain;
Probably next week
You'll prescribe a garment
Which is purely Wreck.
Fashion, you're a wonder.
Changing walk and pose
And a very juggler
When it comes to clothes.
Here in to you, Fashion,
lu u halting rhyme;
For in smoking it's the fashion
To use BUCKEYES all the time.
Fashion   never   changes  when   it  comes  to   the
BUCK-EYE.    BUCK-EYES are always in fashion i\
ti;k islan'i
c; m::;:;
The Hand at the Throttle
'pHK bllzzatd that had gouged down
X into the hills, wiping out sheep
herders ami animals, snapping up
a scattered section gang or two, and
choking the gorges with snow, had nip
ped tho Limited above Twin Rooks us
she tried to squeeze through on the
northern division, Wilh her big Baldwin jammed ia a ten-foot drift, she was
four hoars late now, ami Ihe methodical
inarch of thc hands on the cluck at the
mountain junction was steadily piling
up tlio minutes against her. The two
heavy roturies ihnt had groaned up the
fifty mile grade to clear the right of
way had gOUO oil' the rails iu a monster
drift sonih of Cublroa, Ilu'1 wrecking
train that followed had mil been heard
from, and I was left with plenty of
time to comment inwurdly uu suuw ami
railroad! nml the travailing business
in general,
I did nol look fur sympathy, huwever.
"Too bad," said lhe tiekel a goal
"Buch a shame," volunteered the lunch
room girl, "Maybe she won't get here
till tomorrow," cheerfully suggested the
solitary stage driver whn touk maroon-
od pasSOtlgors to the vlil'lgo three miles
distant. But ihe baggage mnu only
looked at me quietly out of his still
gray eyes. *
lie wns a drab bit nl a man, WUUKlod,
withered, twisted. He slouched luosely
on a bench iu the shelter ol the burgage
shed down at the end of tho long plat
form, where the main-line tracks threw
oft' u bewildering tauglo of suuw dogged
switches into the hroud trainynrds be
low. Behind his calm gaze was the
shadow of much hard toil, llo glanced
up nt the dull sky streaming overhead.
"Lucky it stopped snowing, or.you
might have In wait all day," he volunteered, presently.
"Well, it'll begin again nt once if
my luck hoodoo is working the wuy il
usually dues, ' 1 returned as t offered
him a* cigar. He took it, pot it ia his
hat, and made room for mo ou the
"1 guess ynur train will get here by
noon,'' be said. iadilVereatly. "They're
Clearing up the yards uuw, and when
thoy get the rest'of the rolaries going,
they'll make short work of the drifts
on thc division."
Ho waved his hand toward the labyrinth nf the yards.
"Hero comes one of the new ten-
wheelers—Pacitic type. Bouuty, isn't
shef Going to take out ono of the
A great grim locomotive, with a stubby Black and huge elaagiag drivers,
miffed slowly down a side-track, rum-
blod ucmss a switch, and pushed up to
a hulking plough. I remarked on the
clean, powerful lines of the engine.
"Oh, that typo's common now," he
said without interest. Then suddenly
his face brightened, aud ho glanced expectantly toward tho yard. Somewhere
from that direction a locon.otivo coughed dryly. There was something rasp
iugly 'feeble about the sound, a sound
thut reminded me instinctively of the
ghastly hack of a consumptive. It was
weak, senile. I followed the old man's
gaze. An engine was coming toward
us. It rattled slowly up over switches
and came to a stop beside the big, uew
monster that was panting with suppress
sd power behind the plough, t felt as
though I wanted to laugh. The incongruity of the scene was almost humor-
•ue. I said the newcomer was au engine. Well it was, or rather it had
been. It might have taken an expert to
diagnose its identity now. Its tall thin
stack, which reached half-way up the
boiler of the big ten-wheeler at its side,
tilted backward in a drunken attitude.
Prom the tires of the low drivers to the
top of the narrow, dented boiler, was
gray dust and dinginoss. The drivers
themselves looked ns though tbey might
have been selected from an engine innk
heap, nnd 1 guessed nil nf them were
flat by the way the ohl machine limped.
The cab windows were bruken, and
from one uf them leaned a blue coated
man whoso greasy appearance was ia
striking keeping with his dirty switcher. As I watched in half-amused wonder, the engineer threw the lever to thc
reverse, jerked at the throttle, aud
pulled the whistle-curd sharply. Ami
then T started involuntarily.
It was not a whistle that ripped the
frosty air—if was a shrill, penetrating
' shriek, amazingly loud fur the feeble
old locomotive. J turned to the bug-
gage-man with an expression nf surprise, nml saw that he tno, had started
at the sound, The slouch had gone
from hia shoulders and he sat bolt-upright, lie pointed with the stem of his
pipe at the retreating Oil git to.
"Did yon henr It—tho woman!" he
asked, quickly,
I laughed. "I heard au astonishing
ly loud squawk fur such a pile of old
iron,'' I returnod,
"No, but the woman/' he persisted,
"ihe scream-*-] always hear it in the
whistle uf -in^,  That's why 1 quit"
"Quit what .'"1 asked. '
He looked af me strangely. "Don't
you know!" ho snid. "That was old
492—Jack Conk's engine. You've heard
about Cookf"
I shook my head. Vor an instant his
face foil.   Then he brightened again.
"No, that's right, you said you wero
a stranger. It seems, though, ns if
everyone ought to know nbout Cook.
They nil know on this road. You see,
I was Cook's fireman. I quit when
he did. The last scoop of conl I evor
tossed went into the fire-box of 492."
She was the boat engine on tho road
then—though it's hard to believo it
now." He was silent a momont. Then
he pulled his cap over his eyas. "I'll
tell you about Jack," he said—"if you
don't mind,"
I nodded,
"Well," said the baggage-man, "he
wbb the crack engine-driver on the road
in thoso days. He wns a big, honest fellow with a fine engineJtense and a chill-
■ed-Bteel nerve. On duty he wns a marvel. He could work twenty-four hour*
on a streteh nnd finish nbout as freBh
as he started. And make time! Why,
he could run on schedule through any
kind of Weather—weather that would
make any other man crawl along with
both eyeB tied to the pilot and hardly
daring to think. Everybody from the
general manager to tho section gangs
knew that when Jack was late there
was a pretty good renson for it.    Of
course he got the big runs. When we
put on the lirst through special that
•ut the old tune two hours, Jack took
t out. The general superintendent
went uu record as saying thnt with four
Other drivers like Cook wc could clip
three hours off the new schedule, which
was cnusidered u world beater then,
Aud  1 guess he was right, tno.
"Jack was a young man, I doubt if
he wus thirty live, uud there never was
a belter engineer to tire fnr it you
stuck tu business. All he demanded
was results, ami he didn't care how hu
gut them, either A llreman who couldn't glvo him steam at any cost, in
nny way, but soiiiohow steam, didn 't
ast long—ho went to tiring freight. But
if you did your wnrk aad kept her hot,
he was your friend.
'Cnuk hml a peculiar smile that
tuuk aim straight tu your heart, lle
did ovory thing with a smile. Wheu he
wnuied something from MoPhorsou, the
master mocha uie, and the crankiest
man on the payroll) he sullied aud got
it. The other men could kick their hind
legs off for half uu hour, nud at thc
end of that time got fired out of thc
olllce fnr their pains.
"Cook jusl smiled ut everything. The
first time 1 climbed intn his cab and
he told llie that if l didn't keep her
hot he'd throw mo out of the window,
he smiled, lie smiled wheu u coupling
pin bit off his thumb at the second
joint. He smiled when they threatened
tn suspend him for running down Lung
Hill su fast that every journal on the
train caught lire. And once, with eight
wild Pullmans, packed with womon und
childr  chasing us down a mountain
grade with a curve at thc bottom, I
looked across the cab at him and saw
that cnnl, easy smile un his lips. He
wasn't afraid of hell.
".lack had a wife. She was a pretty
bit. of a' girl, sort of frail aad delicate,
with big browu eyes nml yellow fluffy
hair. She had lived ia the Kast with
her folks till he met hcr. When they
were married, she came West with him.
It, was kind nf hard fur her ut lirst, I
guess. She'd been used tu everything
she wanted in the city, fnr her people
had money, t heard; and it was a big
change uut in tho mountain town with
hardly tiny neighbors, ami Jack running long Imurs.
'•Conk never snid much about it. bul
it bothered him a lot, I thought. There
were times when we'd spend a whole
day nn the engine tugethei nnd he
wouldn't open his mouth. Generally he
would cheer up seme when we got near
the end of the run aad he knew he
would sunn be hnme.
"She was emv.y nbout him, too, they
said. 1 had never spoken to her, but I
saw Iter every day when we went past
the house. When she was sick, 1 remember, he got a week's leave, aud
they said he sat at her bed for seven
days mid nights without closing his
eyes. Ami once he told me he thought
he'd buy a farm as soon as he could
Isavo the money.
"I had been linug for him for almost
a yeai before the kid came. After lhat
Conk never went home at the end of a
day's run without stooping at a flower-
shop. And the kid—woll, it was a boy,
and they called it Jack junior. Cook
was mighty proud of it, too, and he
used to tell me about the smart things
it did, while we were waiting at stations.
"The Cooks lived at Ooron City
They had a little white cottnge out
about four i tiles from the station, near
thc road. North ot the house half a
mile, the tract, which was siagie iu
Ihose days, ran across a sKort fifty-yard
trestle whl< h spanned Tongue Creek.
On the other side of the trestle was a
red signal tower. Coming down the
mount a i n. you shot a round a deep
curve and saw the tower quick abend
of you, about five hundred yards distant. From Wolf's Nest through flor-
on City to Tted Hill, our terminal, it
was down grade all the way. We always made great time over that forty
miles. Old 498 was at her best in
those days, and she used to hump our
ten Pullmans better than a mile a
minute on the run down. That was a
long while ago, before they put yard
drivers oa her.
"Just before wc reached the trestle
we used to blow one loug blast—the
bridge signal. The road rales didn't
require us to whistle for that bridge^
but we always did it because nf Jack's
houso; and Mrs, Cook knew when we
struck the bridge by our voice. She
used tn come to the door of the cottnge
with the kid in hcr arms, aad Jack
would wave his hand, and she'd throw
a kiss.
"Jack novor said much about her
until that cool June day when we were
held up two hours by a freight wreck
on the way over the Western divide.
'Blame that old pile of junkP he exclaimed, pointing to the heap of derailed bnx cars that tho wrecking crew
were fightiin* with. 'Bess will wonder
whero we are, and I'm afraid she'll
worry. Wn haven't beon this late
for a year.'
" 'T guess we ean make up something on tho down-grade below Wolf's
Neat,' I told him.
"He smiled n little. Thon all of a
sudden he turned to me, and his voice
"'George,' he said, 'It'B a great
thing to have a wife. It makes a man
ont of a fellow—it makes things seem
worth while. If it wasn't for Bess, I
guess I wouldn't care much. I might
be loafing up Opal Street with the
other boys and the painted idols and
the Bnloons.   George, you get married.'
"It wns so unusual for Jack thnt 1
just laughed, and when I started to reply he dropped down from tho cnb with
an oil-can.
"Tbe country was full of tourists
from the East. The road had been
clogged with them for two wooks; and
on this day, whon we rouchod Pouter,
the chief train-deBpntchor had ordered
another section added to our train
The section was all mnde up when wc
pulled in. There wero two dav coaches
and twelve Pullmans, a heavy load, nnd
most of the passengers were women
and children from the Enst.
"Just  before   we   left,   the   trainmaster came down the long platform
Can   you    make   up   some   time,
Jack." he asked, anxinuslv. Cnuk smiled.
"'Because,' said the station master,
we're going to run the next section
lose—about two minutes—to make
room for number 7.'
1 * Hun hor as close as you like,
.Saunders,' laughed Cook, us iio swung
into the cab,
"We were pulling u dozen heavy
ouches, und I knew the job thut wus
ut uut lor me. I started in to keep
her Iml, and Jack took care of the rest,
And he kuew how tu do it, too. It
was a slow climb nearly all the llfty
miles to Wolf's Nest, ami I was fit the
scoop steadily, while Jack wheeled her.
We were going well, uad Cnuk had just
louked at his watch ami shouted that
we had made up ten minutes, wheu oue
of the journals uu lho express-car be
gaa to scream. Looking buck, I could
the yelldW Humes squirting ont of
the hox wliere Ihe packing luul caught
lire. We held ou as long as we dared
ami then stopped to coul it. ll cost
the ten minutes we hud gained uud aunt her une before wo were going nguiu,
aud Jack glanced al his walch uneasily.
The sect imi, pounding up uu schedule,
luul cut down the time we had gained,
uud wus little mure than a uiiiiule be
hind ns, roaring nlong the curves in the
hills like u cyclone.
"Stepping to the gangway, I looked
back, half expecting tn see "her, but a
Bhort curve cut nil my view, I didn't
have time lo worry about anything except my* job then. Getting the houvy
train started ua the guide had pounded
holes iu my lire, and I had my hands
full  levelling them  inlo shape.
'' I was a rag when we roared
through Wolf's Nest at a mile a minute aud struck the lung slope through
Gorou tu Ked Bill. I wus dripping, aching like a malaria patient, antl crazy
mad ut our luck.
"Cook was looking anxiously at his
watch, I didn't remember ever having
seen him nervous before, uud he kept
shouting quick glances at the steam -
guago. 1 was pretty near all iu, but I
fed her coal for denr life. We were
supposed to carry 150 pounds nf steam
nu the old 403. but I hnd hard work
holding the Indicator nt 140, For some
reason she wasn't steaming well—it
must have bcen the pounding my fires
got on the grade after we stopped tu
cnnl the hot juuruul.
" 'Two miles from the trestle above
Jack's house, .1 looked buck again along
nur swaying string of sleepers and saw
the smoke uf the section's engine shooting up nround u curve less thnn a mile
behind. She was coming like uu avalanche. A moment Inter I felt the lurch
nf tho engine as we struck the curve
above the signal tower. Climbing up
to my window, I looked ahead. And
then my heart turned to stone.
"Near the middle of the narrow
trestle, coming straight toward us, was
a woman with a child in her arms. It
was ton late fur her to turn back—too
late for her to cross. The bridge was
just wide enough for the truck. There
was ao room for her to step aside. A
hundred feet below, the yellow waters
of Tongue Creek crawled among the
gray  rocks.
"There was a quarter of a mile between us aud the woman, and I thought
at the, time thut we might have stopped. I knew afterward that, with the
heavy section so close behind us, it
would have meant certain disaster; nnd
there were eight hundred womon and
children on that other section.
" I didn't think then, but I guess
Cook did. Bike a Mash I turned toward lum. He was looking ahead out
of the window—motionless. I leaped
across to him. 'The air—God, man,
the air!' 1 screamed ia his ear as 1
clutched for the lever. He tore me
from it. ami hurled me back into thc
cab. Again I thing myself upon him.
He drove his bony (1st full into my
face. 1 reeled against the tank, cnught
myself, and somehow got to my win
"The woman stood iu the middle nf
the track. She was looking back over
her shnulder at a freight whee/.iug up
a siding on the other side. Her pink
dress fluttered in the soft mountain
breeze. Hcr light, fluffy hair blew
loose about her face. It was all in a
(lash—oue nf those pictures that stay
oa a man's mind forever.
"And then I heard the crash of air
as we went by the tower, and instinct
Ively I caught the whistle-cord. We al
ways whistled there—whistled for
Jack's house—one long blast.
"The woman heurd it, the hoarse,
familiar tone of 492. She looked up,
the dawn of a smile on her face, look
ed expectantly nnd—saw un thundering
down upon her. I have always thought
she did uot understand, did not gras|
her peril. I can see her uow, standing
there us if she wus cut in marble, til
biiby close ia her arms, the look of
surprise struggling wilh the fading
smile iti the wide eyes she turned up to
Jack's window. And , iu that instant
the whole scene went out under th
merciful loom uf the boiler, and I heurd
the scream of the section's whistle a;
her engineer threw the brukes close bc
hind us,
"I pulled myself together nnd
sprung to the gangway. The trest"
had flowed beneath us. The silver
threads nf track stretched ahead, shin
iug in the sunlight. A bit of pink cloth
lint tered from the cylinder head.
"Just beyond, a small white cottage
huddled beside the track. The window*
were empty. The door was shut. There
was no one there. • She had started
down to the signal tower to sec what
had delayed us.
"I looked across nt .Tack. Ho sat
stifily in his scat, his left hand clutch
ing the throttle. His right arm hung
loose at his side. Ho was staring ahead
out of the opon window. His faco wai
turned a littlo away from mo and 1
could not see it. Ho snt just ns he sat
after he had hurled me from tho air
lever. I don't think ho moved after
"I looked at his back. Something
mnde mc step across the cab to him. I
shouted in his ear. I took hold of his
shoulder. I shook him. Hia hand drop
ped from tho throttle and flapped loose
ly to the jolt of the swaying engine. 1
pulled his head back and stared into
his face. His lips wore set in a smile—
that old Bmile. His eyes were wide open
but sightless,   no was stone dend."
Thc baggage-man knocked the ashes
from his Bhort pipe, took my cignr care
fully from his hat, and sniffed it.
1 * Roal Havnnna,'' ho remarked
"Got a match!"
I struck one and held it for him. He
puffed silently for a momont. Slowly
the slouch  crept up over him  again
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AN  alliance  of  athletics  and  commerce, in which the latter profits
through the keenness induced and
energy Infused by the former, is being
consumated in many American business
firms ami corporations today.
tine of tl 0 best examples of how ath*
let ies lias been made to increase the
working value of a business establishment is that of n large life-insurance
eompuny. The olliee building has been
equipped with a complete gymnasium
ami shower-baths, a competent athletic
Instructor has been retained, and a
schedule of athletic work Iiiih been
muppci out for employees, both mule
nml female. The gymnasium occupies
tho eleventh floor, and here, during the
luncheon hour, directly nfter business
hours, and ou specified evening.-! during
the week, tho employees are given
physical training. The women are provided with a special instructress on
basketball teams during the winter
months. In spring and summer the
gymnasium is moved up to the roof.
In addition a football team has been
organized, and this, together with the
baseball and basketball teams, plays ott
a scries of games with the other teams
composing the business athletic association known as the Commercial
Although athletic exercise in conjunction with business is uot insisted upon
by the officials of this company, thc
majority of the employees have catered
Into thc movement with enthusiasm. It
is an interesting chronicle, furthermore,
that the elliciency of the grent working
stall' has been found to have increased
wonderfully since the "athletic all I*
mice" bus been put into practice, Thc
heads of the various departments assert
lhat not only has au esprit dc corps
been generated, but those of the employees who avail themselves of the
athletic schedule are more tit for fltrong
work than are those wbo skip it,
"You will tind, too," says the in-
strnbtor, "that nn Thursdays, the duy
following the lack of gymnasium worn
for the men, the emplovies do nut give
nearly the impression of alertness that
they ovidonco ou Ihe other iluys." The
Instructor keeps his eyes ua the physical condition uf the'clerks nnl only
during gymnasium hours, but ulso during his rounds of the departments
throughout the duy. Tlius he is en
aided to nolii-e sagging vitulily and to
iilggesl tu the employees sn uffected
the remedy. Tlu' heads nf the depart
monts deelure that the athletic move
ment perfected by tbe officials has succeeded in doubling the efficiency nf the
different staffs of workers under their
immediate  charge.
The officials of another life insurance
company, although tbey have not as
yet elaborated their athletic-business
system to the snmo extent, have deelar
ed themselves similarly in favor of the
idea. The president and the associate
actuary of the company have provided
silver cups to be awarded to those of
the clerical staff who shall perfect
tlieir physical well-being to the extent
of winning points nt the two yearly
office field meets. In addition, three
medals are proscnted in each event as
a further stimulus nud incentive for the
men. At ench of theso meets, which
are attended by tho officers in person,
nil twelve departments of the company
are represented on*The athletic field.
Thero is a regularly organized baseball
team, and a gymnastic schedule will be
put Into operation ns soon ns a gymnasium cnn bo rigged up.
The owner of one of the large depart
meat stores is a thorough believer in
the vnlue and importance of athletics
as a means of furthering the working
ability of his employees, and bc loses no
opportunity to oxploit his ideas on the
subject. His employees hnve been encouraged by him to organize au athletic association, and their numerous
baseball nnd golf teams have received
substantial help from his hands ia the
way of outfits and playing paraphernalia. In order that the small boys who
work iu his stores should not be overlooked in his athletic-trade campaign,
he has sanctioned and helped along a
system of military exercises and drills.
For this purpose be hns set aside the
fourteenth floor of his building. Directly after business hours on Tuesdays
and Fridays the boys, two hundred aiid
seventy-five strong, are put through the
exercises. Uniforms nnd guns have
been supplied to them gratis, and every
Inducement is held out to make them
indulge in the work. A regularly organized summer camp bus been put into
operation, and there, in the warm
months, the boys are given courses in
military training.
Several stores have gathered together
their employees into an athletic league
that wages contests in such spurts as
baseball, bowling, etc. Many firms arrange annual field days for tlieir clerks,
During thc luncheon hours, the roof of
tho building of one large department
store is thrown open to the clerks, ami
there, any day, they mny lie seen going
through "breathing exercises," "muscle tests," and like forms of light,
though beneficial, exercises. At different times during the yenr a physical-
culture expert is brought to the store
to explain to the employees In just what
ways tbey can derive the best results
frum what we may term "on the spot.*'
exercises—that is, thoso physical move
monts incidental to their duties which
make for erect carriage, deep breathing,
easy stride, and general bodily benefit.
To illustrate more Intimately just
what is meant by such "on th- spot"
exorcises, the best example is to be Imd
from the courses of physical Instruction
that have been given to the female employees of this same department store,
i he young woitlQli .'ave been formed into classes, und, in one of 111-' upper
floors of the building, have been given
nu odd schedule uf instruction in oxor
cises by a woman who has made a
study of uncalled "shop physical cul-
ture." The women clerks are taught
tho proper wuv to roach for boxes from
lhe shelves, the best wny to handle
the boxes, the mosl beneficial way ti:
walk and sit, tbe proper wny to breathe,
the besl manner in which to pile up
heavy rolls of drygoods—to sum up. tllfl
wny in which to build up tlieir bodies
through nttoution In the seemingly
minor detuils of their work. The idea
has proved itself productive of good results. The firm maintains a home on
the Jorsoy coast where its women clerks
are sent during the summer months fo
ndd t<> their store of health. It is interesting to note, iu addition, that the
(inn employs a physician to keep a con-
slant watch on the condition of its employees, that it has a hospital department in conjunction With its establishment, and that, finally, il hires a chiropodist whoso sole duty is to look out
fnr the care of thn feet of those of its
clerks whoso duties keep them constantly standing or walking about flu1 store.
Thc shop-gymnasium movement has
spread throughout fhe manufacturing
districts of the Knstern States. Athletics has come to be a valuable adjunct
to trade. The movement has already assumed considerable proportions, and the
results make nssurnneo of that spread
doubly sure.
UPPER  CALIFORNIA   Is  the home
of a tree that has puzzled botanists,   it is a pine which will grow
only neur the seaeonst.    Tts growth  is
slow, and  it  does not  attain to great
The  strange  thing about it  is tbat
there   are,   to   all    appearance,    insur
mountable difficulties in the way of perpetuation of thc species. Some specimens of it exist in Kew Gardens, Kngland. They have been carefully examined by competent authorities, and
all admit thnt the tree presents a problem unlike anything elsewhere met
This pine produces at regular intervals the usual cones containing seeds,
but, strange to say, the cones are so
thoroughly protected that the seeds
cannot be released. The coues are hard
and tightly closed aud have strong overlapping scales.
More extraordinary still is tho fact
that the pine, after producing its almost invulnerable cones, keeps them
hanging on its branches year after
yenr. Unless through some peculiar accident. tin1 seeds would apparently remain uttuched to the pnrent treo" forever. Many of the cones on the trees
in Kew Gardens have been there fur
years, as is shown by the size of the
branches and the formation of the bark.
It has been found that tbe seed-vessels which this tree so powerfully retains are so well protected that it requires a strong knife, with the assistance of a heavy hammer, to cut tho
cone into sections. No ordinary conditions of temperature can make a cone
The following is the only explanation
yet offered thnt seems to have any degree of plausibility. The species may be
perpetuated by fire. One who has
studied tbe tree asserts that nothing
but the intense hent of a forest tiro
could compel the cones fo release their
seeds. It hns beeu found that under
the influence of intense hent tbey
crack open aud the seeds fall out uninjured.
Drill N'O the summer months ench
yenr heat prostrations occur and
often terminate fatallv. These ac
cldonts have a physiological cause classified by medical science as ' 'sun-
stroke"; the victims mosl susceptible
being people careless of their physical
well being, the debilitated, the obi. and
the intemperate. A French physician
who has studied "sunstroke" has come
to the conclusion lhat the 1 rouble is
duo not to an incrense of bodily heat,
but   to   thu   Ui!lon   of   hemoglobin,   the
substnnce that foimn the dry eonstit*
j uont-s of 'he red bloo I enrpuseles, which
1 spreads   through   the   physical   tissues
with nil the olTeet of a powerful poison'.
Another authority, Or, Mans, Ihinks
Ihnt the diffusion of hemoglobin
through the system, which he admits to
bo tbe cause of sunstroke, is due to lack
of water in the body, t'nrefal examinations made in cases where men and
animals have been struck dend.by the
sun's rays have confirmed tbis theory.
Tbe explanation is undoniably scientific, but it must not bo understood to
mean that the humnn, or other, body
should absorb large quantities of liquid;
people wbo drink ton much cold wnter,
or other liquids, alcoholic subjects, and
r.ll Inveterate drinkers, are more liable
to fall victims to the sun's heat thnn
Asol, a nrodnct first demonstrated in
Milan nt the "Exposition of lfidfi, hns a
marvellous efficacy in reducing tho temperature nf the house or room in which
it is employed. Tt is now in common
use in Franco in factories, railroad stations, and government buildings, where
its action so beneficially affects tho
bodily condition nf the workers that it
makes it onsy for them to fnce tho
outer hent afterward.
Tn Bordcnux, where nsol wns demonstrated in IMP, thirty thousnnd square
metres of glnss roofing covering the exposition building were protected from
heat by it. This product is npplied to
roofs and window-panes with n hairbrush or with a common paint-brush.
REVOLVERS & AMMUNITION     -      -      -      -
'   '   T. E. BATE   •   •
PHONE   31
Capital $5,000,000
Beserve »5,700,000
OF (SANftDft
Dp*(ta lumd In any currency, payable all over the world
Unheal current niw allowed on depoalta of $1 and upwarda
H. F. Montgomery, Manager
We have recently received a
Carload of McLAUGHLlN
Carriages and Buggies,
and are prepared to quote
lowest prices and best terms.
give us a call,
McPhee &
General Merchants, Courtenay.
We sell Safety Razors
Shaving Soapa, Brvwhes and Razor StropB, Shaving Creams and
Powders, PerfumeB and Toilet Articles
Combs  and Brushes a Genuine Quality
Call and inspect same at The Drug Store
a. h. "peacey
Display Advertisements
75 cens per column inch per month.
Special rae for half page or more.
Condensed Advertisements
1 een, 1 wonl, 1 issue ; minimum charge 25 cens.
No accouns run for his class of adverising.
J. M. Shields, ll Vnughan, J. II.
Ki'iifiee, Win, HoiuliTHuu, G, ll.
Ijuwtv, F. 1.   French, Vicioi-iu.
Hioliard Powers, S. J. Weisz. ,l.l>.
1'MiuU, I). K. Elliott, .1. liOboy, G.N.
Bertram, Win, York, Nunuimo.
It. Coleman, Toronto,
P. G, Smith, Doninan Island.
lv Bushoug, C. WcNuil CouiUiniiy.
S. C. White Leghorns
402 Pullets laid in-
Jannary- - 7616
February - 7310
March   -   -  8606
Avt'iujir per bin! f»r wi ilays 58.fi   ThU monl
lm- n vur ''WH livutllll uu iiii- N   Ainimnill cuiili-
nt'iii   These blrtlH will make good b> ceding Htwh
fur LOI i, Hrlra «i eaoli. S*yr-uld breeder* #1.60 eavli
DUNCAN, B.a j*
TendttM »■ unttd f"r tli. in ilt umi *
fr in thu PiUw 11 or Brovrtiq O-., Cuml*
u rial id, ']'li« ouiidtHuui uud u utr»m
oa vet fug thu ttliovu mny Iih aui>u at tht*
.itliri'   uf  ilu-   uliint-    Ooiltpany    nt     ahj
Toudera will received up toSopi I6lli
Pi LB F NEK  Itm;wiM.  Co    l.rn
I     E. C. EMDE
j Dealer in Bicyoles and Om
Engine Supplies
Tenderi will bu received by the under*
•igned until t* p. m., Sa'imUy, Septum*
her 10th, 11)10, for thu pxoluitve rinht In
sell light refruthtuuiita uu tliu Agrlcultu
ml grounds, Fair Bay, September 23id,
i»10. M. B. Ball,
Sandwick, B, C, Aug., Hist.
Third St. & Penrith Avenue
All kinds of hauling done
First-class Rigs for Hire
Livery and team work promptly
attended to
Applications will br received l»y   tli,!
umieiHiiini'tl for ttie piiniiinii of TuHcliei
n tin. Oiitnboiland Pub c Solioul siatt'.
Suary ihn per mouth.
Apply T. Cabby,
Secretary School Bonrd.
a Year
in advance
Local Atfcnl for
The London & Lancashire
Fire Insurance Go.
Get rates before insuring elsewhere
Office: Cumberland
Go to
J. JACK, Jr.
For Candy, Fruit, Ice Cream
and Light Luncheons   Js
:   :   :   CEIVED   :   :   :
Up-to-date Merchant Tailor
Notice to Advertisers.
Change advertisements for
Saturday mowings issue must
he in this office not litter thnn
10 ii.m. on Thursday.
I Elltl
Horseshoeing n  Specialty
Third Ave., (lumbei'land
Notice in hereby given that on the
12th iluy of Septemlier next application will lie nmile to the Superinten-
but of Provinciul Police for the grant
•if a license for the sale o! liquor by
wholesale in and upon the premises
known ns Pilsener Brewing Co., Ltd.
situated at Cumlierlaiid, B.C., upon
the lands descrilied as Sub. Lot I, of
Loi 24. NVIson District,
Dnted  tliis   12th  dny of   August,
1'ii.sknwi Brkwino Co., Ltd.
Per \V. l'\ Kanisuy, applicant.
Ullllilll.AND  Coi/LKCTION   AMI COM
mission   AgrnoV.       Kents and
I ■ Debts Collected, Brokerage, Real
" Estate nnd Auctioneers, Tliom-
sini Untitling, Dunsmuir Av.nue.
Ciiuibi rltiiiil. Phone 17. John Thorn
son, Manager.
1 EXAMINATIONS f r the position of
J Inspector "f Steam Boilers and Mn
chineiy, under the "8team Bi ileri I •
spectimi Act, 1H01." will be held at the
Parliament Building?, Viotoria common-
cing November 7ih, 1910 Aiplioatlon
•wid instruction forms can be had on application tn the undersigned, to whom
the former mint he return d currant!)
Ulli'il in, not later than October 21th,
1010. Salary JIIIOHU ner m nth, in
creasing at the late of ?6.0Q per month
each year to a maximum "f S1SU 00.
Chief Inspector uf Mncliiuery,
New Westminster, IS. C.
Dated Sept., Urd, 1910.
SUMMlR schedule ss  city
|..'.ivt> Vletnrln i>ii.in. Tuesday
Arrive Nnimtinn A V ill Tuesday
|,i'Hv.' Niiiiiiiiini fi.H0 p.m. Tuesday
Arrive Union Hoy 10 go pun, Toi-sdny
Leave Union Kiiysn.iii, Wednesday
Arrive Nanalmo 2 |i in. Wednesday
Arrive Vancouver 0.80p.m. Wednesday
l,.;iive Vancouver 8 a. in. Thursday
Arrive Nanalmo 1210 p.tn, Thursday
Leave Nanalmo 1 p.m. Thursday
Arrive Union Hay 7.80 p.m. Thursday
FridayamtHaturday repeat trips of Wednesday
unit Thursday
Leave Union Hay 12.18 am. Sunday
Arrive Nanalmo 11 a m. Sunday
Arrive Victoria 1 p.m. Hnmlay
Fnr  rates  and  Information  relative to intermediate points of rail, apply to
O. B.   FOSTER, W.   McGIRR,
A. O. P. A., Agent,
Vancouver,    B.C.      Nanalmo.   B.C.
Autos for Hire
Motor Launches on the Lake
Terms reasonable. Phone 68.
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.Next door to Royal Bank, opposite Post Office
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Little tubes of ink;
Brains, and the printing presses
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