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50c. 85c, 75o. and $1.00 per
V   d.     'X''     hi avy Coating
Pongee at    .50 a yard.
£ej>islarion L'lnary
Ladies Princess
In   Lawn,   M iraueJette,   and
VOL III.. No. 52
Subscription price, $1.50 per year
Labor Conditions Here Cited by
Bank Manager at  Reason
for Non-compliance.
The city council held its regular
meeting in the council chambers
on Monday evening, there being
present Mayor Campbell, Aldermen Aspeci, Miller and Coe, • The
city clerk read the minutes of the
previous meeting which were on
motion adopted as read. The
following communications were
To the Mayor and Aldermen of
the city of Cumberland:
Gentlemen—I hereby make the
following proposal re City Hall:
I am prepared to extend the present hall and add an extension of
thirty feet, the width of the main
building, and carry the ceiling at
the same height ao the hall. I
will furnish all material and labor
in connection with same and will
paint the inside of building. In
return I would ask a reduction ol
$10 a month, making the rent
$30 a month, and also a lease fo
a term of three years.
On motion this was laid on the
table to come up later.
The next communication was
from the U. M. W. of A.,   and
there were about a dozen of tht
local leaders present to hear it
read, which was as follows:
To His Worship the Mayor and
Councilmen city.
Dear Sirs—It has come to out
notice that a certain gentleman,
(V. Chrast) was arrested  last
Saturday with having in his possession a concealed weapon which
was fully loaded, which is contrary to law.    After being arrested and  searched  the  said
gentleman was released on bail
and    brought    before   Judge
Abrams on Monday morning, who
dismissed the case and allowed
said gentleman to go with the
weapon in his possession. As this
is contrary to law and a menace
to peaceable citizens of this city,
we send this as a protest to you
and to call a special meeting and
investigate why Judge Abrams
allowed this man to go scot free,
when he was guilty of a serious
(Signed)   J. McAlliter,
J. Sandwith,
W. Harvey,
J. J. Potter,
P. McNiven,
Walter Clark,
John Liddell,
R. Whyte, and others.
The city clerk after reading the
communication, explained the
other side of the case to some
extent, when it was also laid on
the table for discussion later.
The following accounts were
handed in for payment:
A. H. Peacey $   5.60
C. H. Tarbell    25.00
Cumberland News     3.50
Bird & Darling, Nanaimo 142.50
Miss Grace Brown, of Victoria,
is visiting at the home of Mrs.
T. H. Piercy.
Miss R. Boake, school teacher
here, left for Vancouver Thursday morning, where she will
spe'nd her Easter vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Scott have
taken up housekeeping at one of
the sawmill cabins. Mr. Scott is
employed at the mill,
Mrs. J. Kilian, of Wilton, N.
Dak., who has been visiting her
daughter Mrs. P. G. Smith for
the past few months, left for her
home on Thursday morning.
The death occurred on Sunday
morning, the 16th inst., of Louisa
Stewart, third daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Stewart of this
place. Death was due to consumption, from which disease
Miss Stewart had been suffering
for several months. Deceased
was 21 years of age, and was
born in Wisconsin. Besides her
parents five sisters and four
brothers are left to mourn her
loss. The funeral took place on
Tuesday at 2.30 p.m. from the
family residence, the Rev. Mr.
Mertin officiating at the house
and at the graveside.
Scene of Splendor  and Beauty
Never Before Witnessed in
Total $176.61
Aid. Miller moved, seconded by
Aid. Aspeci, that these accounts
be referred back to the finance
committee and if found correct
paid.   Carried.
The mayor reported that Aid.
Richards and himself had interviewed J. R. Lockard, general;
superintendent, for the purpose'
of securing gravel to grade the
streets, who promised the deputation all they wanted at 50c. a
load or $5 a car in car load lots.
The mayor stated that the city
clerk and himself had interviewed
the manager of the Royal Bank
to arrange for an additional overdraft to enable the city to pay
overdue civic and school teachers' salaries. Ihe mayor stated
that the manager informed them
that on account of the labor
trouble and condition of the city
he was unable to comply witn
their request until he had com-
mimicated with headquarters at,
Vancouver. The mayor said the
natter of finance would remain
in abeyance until the end of the
week. At this stage of the meeting Aid. Maxwell arrived, when
the interview was again explained. The committee reported
progress by saying that the bank
was not in a position to advance
any money until they received
instructions from Vancouver.
Aid. Coe, as a member of the
board of health, said he had investigated the conditions at the
Isolation Hospital and was perfectly satisfied with the occupant
residing there free, as by so
doing he kept the hospital at all
times ready for use.
Aid. Miller also gave a report
in the hospital, saying it was
clean and kept in goodshape.and
was perfectly satisfied with the
conditions as they existed. The
•natter of telephone communication was left in the hands of the
board of works.
The board also complained
about several sewers being in a
very bad condition and had reported the matter to Dr. Mac-
Naughton. who said the sewers
should be attended to at once.
. Aid, Maxwell moved that the
occupants of the premises be
given three days' notice to repair
sewers; in default, prosecution in
the police court would follow.
The next question that came
up for discussion was the Anderson proposition to extend the City
Hall and lease it for three years.
Aid Maxwell said the proposition was a very good one, but so
far as the lease was concerned
the present council would be unable to lease the hall beyond the
end of the present year.
Aid. Miller thought the offer
was a very good proposition.    It
would be unwise to refuse it
someone else may come in  and
build another hall.
The matter was finally left in
the hands of the board of works
to deal with and make the best
bargain possible.
The U.M.W.'s charge against
Judge Abrams came up next.
Aid. Maxwell wanted to know
if the man arrested by Gray had
a concealed weapon.
The mayor said he thought that
was not denied; it was a serious
charge as the man had evidently
been on his way to the magistrate
to obtain a permit to carry the
revolver and had asked Constable
Gray for instruction.
Aid. Coe said it was a serious
charge and should be investigated
as there was a petition from the
citizens of this town.
Aid. Maxwell said the police
commissioners should interview
Judge Abrams, and if his report
was unsatisfactory, take it to.the
The mayor thought it ought to
be threshed out here to the satis-j
faction of police  commisiioners.
The city clerk then informed
the council that they would have j
a different opinion of the  case
when they heard the other side.
It was decided that the police
commissioners be instructed  to'
investigate the case.
Meeting adjourned,
The Masque Ball held in
the Cumberland Hall on the evening of St. Patrick's Day, under
the auspices of the employees ol
the Canadian Collieries, proved to
be one of the grandest and most
successful dances ever witnessed
in Cumberland. The hall was
crowded with spectators and
masquers, and among the latter
were noticed some of Cumberland's upper ten. The gorgeou:
costumes sent from Vancouvei
for this special occasion wen
described as splendid by those
who were present. They rangeci
from the full dress British Admiral to the regular Hobo, even
the notorious suffragette, Mrs.
Pankhurst, was seen on the floor.
Mutt and Jeff were extremely
funny, while the Placer Minei
panning out gold interested the
spectators. The various national
characters were really beautiful,
the judges having some difficulty
in awarding the prizes, which
were as follows:—
Best dressed lady, Miss Efne
McFayden; goods valued $6.60
from S. Leiser, and $3.00 cash.
Best dressed gent, Mr. Falcus;
Admiral; goods valued $6.00 fron
S. Leiser, and $3.00 in cash.
National character, lady, Maj
Walker; umbrella, Macfarlane
Bros., Ltd.; cash $2.00.
National character, gent, C. L.
Tibbals: brier pipe, Bannerman;
tobacco jar, Macfarlane Bros.
National character, Thomas
Sprustan; goods value $5.00; Cc-
mox Co-Operative Society.
Best sustained character, lady,
Mrs. G. N. Bertram; goods valued $5.00 from T. D. McLean.
Best sustained character, lady,
Miss Murdock; fishing rod from
C. H. Tarbell.
Prize Waltz,   lady,   Priscilla
Potter; cash $5.00, Union Hotel.
Prize waltz, gent; Jas. Whyte;
goods valued $5.00, No. 7 Store.
Two-step, lady, Miss B. Banks;
shoes value$5.00, Chas.SingKee.
Two-step, gent. H. McKenzie,
shoes, $5.00, Damar LumsdenCo.
Three-step, lady, M. McKenzie,
perfumes,   etc., value $4.00, A.
H. Peacey.
Three-step, gent, Jas. Whyte;
water set value $2.50, T.E. Bate.
National character, Mrs. J. H.
McMillan; two tons coal delivered,
Canadian Collieries Company.
Flower girl,  Marion Walker;
box crystallized fruit, R.P.Rithet
Clown, Harry Wilson; suitcase
value $10.00, K. Abe & Co.
Hobo, C. Horth; handbag, W.
Topsy, Master Robert Marsh;
goods value $5.00 Marocchi Bros.
National character, Mrs. James
Scott; cash $5.00,   Cumberland
Cow girl, L. Parks; silk embroidered centre-piece, Wing
Chong & Company.
Consolation prize, Mrs. S. Hor-
wood; two boxes of apples value
$C.OO, A. P. Slade and Cp.
Sis Hopkins, Mrs. Horth; prize
two pairs lawn shoes, value $5,
Canadian Rubber Co.
Variety, Mr. Waldorf and Mr.
Lorimer; prizes, value $7, from
Ideal Store and Alex McKinnon.
Tombola, George N. Bertram;
prize electric lamp, value $12.50,
General Electric Company.
The masque ball was a grand
I success financially and otherwise,
and the committee in charge
wishes to thank all those who so
kindly donated and assisted towards its success.
The city council held a special
meeting on Wednesday evening,
there being present Mayor Camp
bell, Aid. Coe, Richards, Aspeci,
Miller and Beveridge.
The mayor in his opening remarks, pointed out that the meet
ing had been called for the purpose of going over the assessment
roll, but it would be wise to go
into the finance of the city and
the resignation of the city clerk
first. He read a statement showing the estimated expenditure
and receipts up to the 30th June;
also the present indebtenness ol
the city. The council should find
some means of decreasing the
expenditure. As a rule the first
half of the year was the best.
Aid. Richards thought the expenditure too great for the income, and the council must come
to some understanding and lower
the expenses of the city. There
are now more civic employees
than what the city requires, and
the council must go back to the
beginning in order to do that. He
wanted to lessen the city's financial burden.
Aid. Beveridge then asked the
city clerk if he would serve this
year out at the same salary.
The city clerk explained that
ie had lost money on the job last
year, but if it is just a matter of
routine work and collections this-
year it was a different proposition
Aid. peveridge thought the
work for this year would be less.
The city clerk then decided t<
•etain his position at the sami
salary as before.
Aid, Beveridge said it is up to
the police commissioners to ask
be requested to suspend one
policeman indefinitely on account
of the financial condition of the
aity, and the remaining police-
nan to get back to the same
work done years ago.
It was then decided to suspend
jne policeman.
Aid. Richards moved that the
'.ospital board be granted permission to use the council chambers as they require.
The council then went into a
committee of the whole to consider the 1913 assessment roll.
Real estate values remain the
same as 1912, but the assessed
value of improvements are increased and reads as follows:
Norwegian Steamer Tricolor Due
Next Week for Cargo of
6,500 Tons of Coal.
The trend of affairs is fast
ipproaching ;. climax. The most
obstinate must believe. It ma\
be hard for the leaders of the
agitators to swallow, who have
been standing firm in their opinion
against all reason and persuasion.
But the truth will appear on the
surface; eventually it will com*
uppermost just so sure as night
follows day.
Experienced miners are continually arriving from all directions. As a matter of fact thi
output is increasing, No. 5 Mine
again broke all previous records
on Thursday by hoisting 402 tons
in eight hours ; and we are tolr'
there is a considerable amount cf
development work going on, ir,
this mine, new levels being opened up, additional places turner
off, with all the men that an
required to operate No. 5 Mine.
It is expected this mine will mor:
than double its output in the neai
future, which means an increase
in the population. Not only ii
No. 5 coming to the front but
Nos. 4, 6 and 7 are making rapii
progress and today are produc'inj
more coal for the hours worker
:han ever before. The outpu
per week has almost reached thi
D.OOO ton mark which  would b
in an average 1,500 tons per day.
Waverley Hotel $ 300 00
New England Hotel.,..   500 00
Mrs. Jack, new bldg.... 2400 00
Nakano property    500 00
Marocchi Bros 3000 00
W. Willard    500 00
A. R. Kerstead  1100 00
H. J. Theobald    250 00
U.M.W. new hall 2000 00
C. H. Tarbell....    400 00
Frank Dallos (Ideal) ... 1700 00
Campbell Bros.  1600 00
Grai.t & Mounce  (Mac-
FarlaneLtd.)...    300 00
Thos. D. McLean    200 00
K. Abe& Co 2400 00
A. H. Peacey  2800 00
Jos. McPhee    400 00
Frank Scavardo 1000 00
A. James....  200 00
Hugh Sloan    500 00
Thos. E. Banks      400 00
E. C. Emde    400 00
Thos. Lewis    250 00
Arch. Milligan..    250 00
William Brae..    150 00
Thos. Bannerman     60 00
John Brown      45 00
James Baird    100 00
David Hunden     50 00
Jno. Brown (new house)   900 00
J.W.Cooke     200 00
The council then adopted
the assessment roll as revised for
the year 1913.
Aid. Beveridge then made a
motion that all pioperty owners
in arrears for taxes be notified
that they must pay their taxes
within three months, otherwise
the arrears would be collected by
a land sale, which was carried.
Meeting then adjourned.
From Saturday the 15th to Frid
the 21st inclusive the output fo
the  local  mines  totalled  8,71:
With the quality of coal pre
luced at the local mines larg
•argo steamers are now headinj
:'or Union Bay. In addition t<
ihe ocean mail liners there i.
lue at Union Bay within tin
rext five or six days the hi;
Norwegian steamer Tricolor, ii
iddition to bunker coal she wil
:akca full cargo of 6,500 tons oi
black diamonds.
As a result of the so-calla
holiday the colliers running between here and San Franciscc
were unable to secure all the coal
required and the reserve stock
has dwindled very low. Inordei
fo replenish the supply the St
fantico left during the week wit!
4,000 tons of coal, and it is likelj
other vessels will be fixed uy.
shortly to carry coal south. A
tho freighters and steamship:
will now come to the Vancouver
Island mines to load instead o:
running down the sound.
The Police Commissioners, recently appointed by the Provincial
Government, held their first regular meeting on Thursday evening. There were present His.
Worship Mayor Campbell, and
Commissioner Coe. The minutes
of the previous meeting were
read and adopted.
The communication from the
Women's Christian Temperance
Union, addressed to the City
Council and referred to the Police
Commissioners, came up for consideration. It was decider' to
instruct the police to cany oul
the wishes of the temperance
The pool rooms received a jolt;
the Board thought that youths
under age were allowed to frequent these rooms.
The request from the City
Council that one constable he
suspended until further notice,
on account of the financial condition of the city, was considered.
The Board thought it a wise
course to. pursue. The night
constable was suspended indefinitely, to take effect on the 31st
day of March. John It. Gray
was reappointed city constable
at a salary of $80,00 per month
and one uniform a year. His
hours of dutj will be regulated
I by the Board.
BAIRD-To the wife of John
Baird, on Thursday, March 20th.
a son.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Coulson
left by automobile for Victoria on
Tuesday morning.
Furnished Rooms to Rent, stove
heated.—For particulars apply at
this office.
Miss Ruth Clinton arrived from
Vancouver hy Wc-dnerday's train
for the Easter holidays.
All the places of business will
be closed on Easter Monday. Do
your shopping early.
Chief Constable Stephenson
returned to Cumberland on Tuesday last from a trip south.
Dr. T. M, Nicholson, of Vancouver, is the guest of Dr. and
Mrs. McNaughton for the Easter
The local team defeated the
Comox team at basketball at the
Cumberland Hall on Tuesday
evening by a score of 16 to 9.
Mrs. Edward C. Emde, who
has been spending a few days
with friends at Nanaimo, returned by Wednesday's Charmer.
L. A. Mounce, who has been
attending to some business affairs
in Cumberland, left for his home
in Vancouver on Thursday.
Bernard Farmer, a resident of
'his place for a number of years,
lied at six o'clock this morning
it the local hospital from acute
During the past week a gas
committee examined No. 4 Mine
ind posted up their report. A
similar committee is now examining No. 5 Mine.
FOR SALE—Four Sows, one
/ear old, each expected to have.
itter of pigs in one or two months
iVill sell for $20.00 each. Apply
o Arthur Dumaresq, Denman Isl.
Mrs. J. R. Lockard left for
Pittsburg, Pa., on Tuesday even-
ing, accompanied by her aunt,
Mrs. Hincy. The trip is taken
on account of the ill health of the
Several of the local agitators
were seen taking the train for
the south on Tuesday evening.
Prosperity would come much
speedier if a few more would
.-"OR SALE—Scows, just calved,
and 8 cows, calving within two
month; also one boar, two
sows, and 16 young pigs.
Apply L. A. Hart, on Point
Holmes Road, three miles from
Comox, B, C.
The sawmill, to be built by
local capital on the Royston road,
is now an assured fact. Machinery has been ordered and is due
to arrive in about two weeks. Th(
amount of capital involved will
reach the $20,000 mark.
WANTED -Lots or acreage for
which will trade some stock in
one of Vancouver's leading finar
cial companies that is earning 1"
per cent. Property must be un
encumbered. Address "B-46,"
The Islander.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Lawrence
left on Thursday morning for
Vancouver to attend the funeral
of the late Dr. R. Lawrence, who
was at one time resident physi
cian for the mines here. Tho
deceased was in his 73rd year.
The Ladies' Air.', of Grace Meth
odist Church held their regular
monthly meeting at the home o '
Mrs. Thos. E. Banks on Tuesday
afternoon and decided to hok!
their annual Sale of Work on the
Tuesday after the April pay-day.
Thomas E. Ford, aged 43 years,
and ■■). resident of Hornby Island.
died on Monday, March 17th, a ;
the Van Anda hospital on Texada
Island The deceased had ben
ill only seven days with typl oki
fever. The funeral took place Bt
. Hornby Island yesterday. THE   TST.ANDER.   CUMBERLAND.   B. C.
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Kaston gave her a smile ami half-
crown,      T:;ank yon, he said, 1 may
meet her;  1 am going in that direct-
That is the truth, he thought, as he
made his way downstairs 1 ani! Hy
t.eorge, 1 hope I manage to meet her.
Jut it is geiiing rather dark,
It certainly was growing dark, and
hy the Mine lie leachid ihe Embankment it had become foggy, too. Uut
Kaston did not despair. Ho knew
he should recognize Violet's graceful
walk and figure if he passed anywlirrtj
near Iter, and he glanced keenly about
him, through the fog which now almost hid the lighted advertisements
on the other hank of the river, and
male everything dim and uncertain.
He saw no sign nf her, however; indeed, the Embankment, never very
crowded, appeared deserted on that
night, ami as the time passed he
began to wander along rn'her dreamily, letting his thoughts stray back to
their last conversation. But his
dreams were not to lust long. Catastrophes ccme unexpectedly, and
Easton war in the middle of one before
he knew where he was.
For suddenly out of the fog and
•Inrkness in front of him came a
ft'*uffling noise, the sound of people
^'rtiggling, and then a muffled cry.
Startled, -md at a loss, Kaston took
a few quick strides forward, and as he
moved the whir of a motor being
started came sharply through the fog
from somewhere in front of him.
Then the scuffling increased in violence, accompanied now by cries for
help, and out ot the darkness flashed
the big headlights of a car, and Kaston sprang hastily towards them. For
in the splash of light cast by their
powerful raya he could see one man,
and that one but a small one, Strug-
glln desperately with four giants.
Hullo! cr 3d Kaston. Stop that,
you coward*), nnd he swiftly charged
to the rescue, sending one man flying,
and receiving a heavy blow on the
ear from another.
For a moment the struggle raged
more violently than before, hut his arrival had created a diversion, and the
small nmn instantly look advantage
of It. He tripped one of his opponents, jerked another artfully against a
third, and darted quickly to the car.
Tho driver, Feeing him coming dashed in his clutch, scattering Kaston and
his enemies iiko so many rabbits, but
the little man had one foot in the step
and one hand on the wheel before the
chauffeur hid got in his second
It. looked as if he had escappd. Yet
luck was on the side of the large battalions. Tho struggle made the car
swerve bad'v It zigzagged, mounted the pavement, skidded against a
tree, and banged into the low parapet
of the river, scraping violently nlong
the wall. One moment the little man
was hanging to the step, the next he
was In the river, and the car, splintering trees and knocking over seats,
made on to the road again and sped
The four n en, dumbfounded, watched tt for*a second, and then with a
fchout they lied in different directions,
leaving EasMn alone in the dnrkness.
What the dtv—! he began, and then
remembering, he rushed to the parapet and peered down Into the black
Could the little man swim? Kaston
eould, at all events, but not a sound
came from below, The man might
have been injured, possibly stunned,
and there was only one thine to do.
He kicked off his boots, hung his coat
anJ waistcrat on the parapet and
dived down into the inky water.
He did not take long to rise to the
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Burfucp, coming up with his bade to
(lie wall mil glancing keenly liefore
Poor wret?h, he's koiip, he thought,
mi'! tlien suddenly an Iron baud sri/.ed
him liy th': collar of his shirt and
held him, splashing the water help-
leesly and struggling In vain to turn.
Hullo! he cried, startled, there you
are lint let go, you fool, or we
shall hritii hr drowned!
Hi' heard i-.n exclamation of relief,
and felt himself twisted round In tho
water. 01., said ihe little man,
whem the light showed to he holding
a eliain in one hand, while lie grasped
Gaston's neck with the other. Did
they scrape you off the car, too?
No, snld Kaston, hut the effect wns
the'nnme. I thought you had got
hurt, or couldn't swim.
So you eame in after me In the
Yes. But why the deuce didn't
you sing ou.?
Tha little man smiled. Well. I
didn't know who you were when you
came in, yju see. That's a murdering crew, and you might have lieen
one of them But you're the sort ot
friend one likes to meet on a dark
night, sir, ant". 1 thank you mon? than
I can say at this moment. Are they
all gone?
Yes, they fled as the wicked do,
i.htn no .tun pursueth. But let
ns get out of here, said the Major
That's easy. There nre some steps
up at Ihe end of thla chain. This
way, said his new acquaintance.
And in a few minutes they were
standing, shivering and dripping, by
Easton's cotit and boots.
Well, said Kaston. as he scrambled
as best he -otilil Into these articles,
while his companion stamped up and
down the pavement. 1 suppose I
really am awake, hut the whole thing
has been uncommonly like a very
rapid nightmare. Do ynu mind telling mc whn' It ls all about, and what
vou have all been up to?
The little man did not reply nt
once. Ho w.s peering around him
here and tliere under the trees and
beneath the overturned scat with a little pocket electric torch which be had
fished out or' his sodden pockets and
which shed t brilliant glow.
He rejolmi' Easton. In a moment.
Yon had better get. home quick, Major ;
Easlon,, he ,ald, or you'll he laid up
■ind that wo lid be a bail reward for a
brave action. A brisk walk will be
Ihe best thing for you, and Victoria j
Strict Isn't   ur from here. ,
Kaston turned and stared at him,
but he wns standing In the darkness
and baffled scrutiny. I
You know my name and where I
live? he askt d. hardly believing his .
""l do now. sir. said the little man.
I recognized ynu when you put your |
coat on under the lamp.
But I don't know you. Who are you?
gasped the Major,
If you will add to what you have
done for me tonight, and give me a
drink and a warm for a few minutes
at your rooms, I'll tell you all I can.
But I must telephone tlrst on the
way. There is a public office not
far* along, down a turning on tho
right returned his new acquaintance.
Easton, ralher staggered, nodded
Tome along, he said. 1 daresay I
can mating-' a change for you, too.
I liked the wny you were holding
vonr own Just now. and your story
ought to be worth hearing, 1 should
'Tleaven knows what It will be worth
hefoi-e It is ended, said his companion with a High, as tbey made their
way along. ....
Easton waited .outside the telephone
office which turned out to be In a tobacconist's shop, while the little man
want In He Imagined thnt one wet
person inside would atlract. enough
attention for on" evening. Tils cnie-
panlon quickly Joined him again, and
walking briskly, without further conversation, they retraced their steps
along the Embankment, and arrived
al  tbe Majn-'s flat.
The lift poller, unused lo eccentricities on ihe Major's part, looked
Bllglttly astonished nt the appearance
of the two companions; hnt they met
no one else, and they were soon
warming themselves before Ihe fire,
which  Easton bail ordered    nick   to
(To be Continued)
Method Haa Pcen Devised For Planting Scalps
Dr. Bzokely Eerenc?. hits devised a
method fur Implanting hair into tho
scalps of  bald-headed  persons.    In
tarrying out the process tin.' scalp is
first carefully cleansed and anesthetized  with   a  solution of  vovocaiue.
The operator uses a number of small
hooks made of gold wire and In Uu,
eyelet of each hook a doubly folded
hair is Inserted,     The hook Is then
pushed into th" scalp with the aid of
a Pravati needle of wh'.lh from HOD
to 400 are iu readiness all prepared
with  hook   and   hair  and  of  course,
thoroughly    sterilized    before    use. i
When  the  needle  has  been  pushed
Into the scalp It ls turned at a right
angle  and   then   pulled   out,   leaving
the hair under the skin fastoned hy
the outstanding etui o( tbe hook. As!
at  one  silting   not.  more  than   from
:ioo to 400 hairs can be Implanted, a ;
roll 'lead of hair requires from twenty-j
five to forty sittings, aasuiii'ig that
from 10,000 to 20,000 hairs will cover j
a bead.      Dr.  Szekely is soinellmfs
able to apply 'It" treatment every al-]
termite day.     If there is nn Inflnni-
roatiou nround a bnlr this Is pulled I
out   and   tin    Inflammation   promptly
mates, i
Not the ijame
Time was when he had been an officer  in   a   .rack regiment.    But  be
had fallen on evil days.     Now he was
compelled by force of circumstances
to resign his coinmiaclon, end enlist In
| another regiment as a humble private.
| He found  It, however, very  hard  to
| forget his former position, and when
I he was requeued by a sergeant to hold
I his horse he remarked
Er—you—cr—forget, sergeant, that
I once held his Majesty's commission,
The sergeant looked at blm In the
cold and critical way that only a sergeant can.
Did you, my son? he asked. Well,
you can Just, hold one of his Majesty's horses now.
A Pill for All Seasons.—Winter and
summer In any latitude, whether in
torrid zone or Arctic temperature,
Parmclee's Vegetable Pills can be depended upon to do their work. The
dyspeptic will find them a friend always nnd should carry* them with him
everywhere. They are made to withstand any climate and are warranted
to keep their freshness and strength.
They do not grow Btale, a quality not
possessed in many pills now on the
Stranger—Could you help a poor
fellow whose wife and children are
Jones—Why are they thirsty?
Stranger—Why. we Just got a case
of beer from a kind lady, but we ain't
got no money to buy a corkscrew,
Mlnard's  Liniment  Curea  Dlphtharli
Owing to the rapid growth of business In the city of Edmonton the
freight offices of the Grand Trunk Pacific there have become inadequate
necessitating the move which has just
been accomplished to large and more
pretentious quarters. The old building will be devoted to the Grand Trunk
Cartage nnd the various foremen for
the present.
Deafnesr Cannot bo Cured
by local applications, aa Uiey cannot
reach the diseased portion of thft ear.
There la only one way to cure deafness,
nnd that Ih b constitutional remedies.
Deafness Is cjuRed by an Inflamed ctm-
dltlen of the rrucous lining uf the Euc-
tachlan Tube. When this tube le Inflamed vou bave a rumbling sound or
Imperfect hem ing. and when lt ls entirely cicsed, Dcalness Is the result, and un*
less the inflammation can be taken out
and this tube restored to Its normal condition, hearing wlll be destroyed for ever;
nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed
condition of the mucous surfaces.
Wc will gl -e One Hundred Dollars tor
snv enso of Deafness (caused by cntarrbl
that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
Cure.      Send  tor  circulars,   free.
F. - . CHENEY A CO.. Toledo, O.
Bold by Druggists, 76c.
Take Hall's Family Pllla for constipation.
Livestock Means Success
On nearly every farm livestock
raising Is merely a side line wben it
should be the main thing. ' There is
no place where the farmer can market his corn nnd roughage so profitable
as feeding lt to good livestock, says
the Kansas Parmer. The market Is
right nt home in the feed lot and
no long hauls to town are necessary.
If a farmer can fe.-d the 60 cent corn
to good hogs which will pay him
80 cents for It, does he not make an
advance on the price of his corn and
a profit In the fertility returned to
t.'ie soil, as well as a saving of expense In the hauling? Breeding purebred livestock is a business whlcb
should be entered gradually and retired from reluctantly. Improving the
common stock a little each year will
lead up to tbe pure-bred business.
There can exist no permanent system
of agriculture without livestock and,
on high-priced land, pure-bred stock
Is the only kind to have.
A man can have short legs and still
carry his head high.
It always costs more to acquire a
grouch than its worth.
Between the toothache nnd the dentist a man ls forced to choose between
two evils.
As a vermifuge there is nothing so
potent as Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator, and lt can he given to the
most delicate child without fear of
Injury to tbe constitution.
Lots of poor men are the architects
of other men's riches.
Farm"Wornjn  Will  Erect a    Fitting
Memorial to Her Who Blazed the
Way to the Golden West
At the second annual session of the
International Congress of farm Women, lipid at    Lethbridge    tbe    last
week of October, Hie keynote was the
betterment of country life, the lessen-:
ing of the burdens of the fanner's wife
and mother, the adoption of methods
and  devices   .hat   will   conserve  the
woman, uud the improvement of the
home, the country church and the rural community.     The speakers numbered many men and women of note ,
Including Dr. John A. Wldstoe, Hon. |
Martin BurreJl, Mlrza All Kull Kahn. j
Misr. Alice Uavenhill, Dr. Liberty H.
Bailey. Alexander   Aaronsohn,   Mrs.
John Ilarbert. Mrs.   Alberta Kc-ppcr, |
Rev,   Matthew Brown    McNutt    and
Prof.   Geo.   '.V.   Putltam.
The Congress elected Mrs. John
Ilarbert of Manzanola. Colo,, president, and re-elected Mrs. John T.
Burns, secretary hy acclamation, Oklahoma City was chosen as the next
meetlug plane.
Tho closing sisslon was marked Ui'
the decision to raise a pioneer fund
with which to erect a large montim,"-!
in bronze to the first farm woman of
tbe golden west. A model wis
shown of a farm woman standing nn
a doorstep with one arm euclrcltn>t
the neck of ber hopeful son and her
eyes looking toward the sotting sun
across the great prairie farm, depicting tho evening hour wben tbe husband and father, the pioneer and
home builder, was due to return from
his day's toil In tbe (leld.
The suggestion of this paying tribute to the noble woman who first
blazed the way across the desert
pralrlot originated with Charles Chris-
tadora of Point Loma, Calif., nnd tbe
young sculptor who had submitted
the model desired that his nnme he
kept secret until the accomplishment
of bis great work.
A committee was appointed to further the raising of n fund of $150,-
000 within one year, comprising M'ss
It-ma E. Mathews of Oklahoma City,
Okia; Mrs. K. W. Charles of Mnnl-
tou. Man., and Mrs. John T. Burns of I
Oklahoma City, Okl.t. Tbe Canadian
delegates started the popular subscription with $47.50.
Tito nlan of subscription Is tn urge
a popular contribution to the fund in
10 cent payments. The organization
to carry on the campaign In every
state will he named hy the committee
at au early date. In Ihe meantime
those desiroiu oft contributing their
mile may send It to the secretary,
Mrs. John T. Burns. Oklahoma City,
A feature of tbe Dry-Farming products exposition held during the week
was the women's exhibit, and the displays made by ihe farm women and
the home economic societies were as
much enjoyed by the visitors as tlie
grand displays of farm products.
During the week the International
Farm Women's Pre*s Association h^ld
several meetings nt which officers
were elected, and it was decided to
establish a slate or provincial auxiliary ir. every sta'e and province in
Korth America, and also to bave re-
nresentntivps from foreign countries.
This auxiliary organization, which
started at Colorado Springs In 1011
with 11 membtrs, now numbers pi. 26
of whom were in attendance, Mrs.
Mary Ij, Blgelow of tbe Fi--m. Stock
and Home Journal of Minneapolis was
elected president, nnd Miss Mnry \.
Whedon of The Farmer's Wife, St..
Paul,   secretary-treasurer.
Getting Along
Spratts—Miss EWcr is much older
than I thought.
H unker—Impossible.
Spratts -Well, 1 asked her If she
had read Aesop's Fables and she said
she read the-n when Uiey first came
ncports fitim the west state that
great excitement reigns at Kltselas on
the line of Ihe Grand Trunk Pacific
in British Columbia over rich finds of
free milling gold bearing ore that have
lately been discovered. That this is
the real thing says tlie report. Is established beyond doubt; assays made
recently have run as high as $700 to
the ton and quantities of the ore are
to oe found within a short distance of
Hie railroad. So far no great amount
of work has bee done nnd it Is improbable that active operations will
commence beitoje the spring. Numbers
of claims have be- : staked, however
anil one company "links lhat with the
railway facili'los nt hand thev may he
able to make a trial shipment in the
immediate future.
No Chance
And what ls your occupation? asfc
ed tlie Insurance agent.
I'm a woodman.     During the hunting season season I act as guide.
Oh, I'm sorry,   but   my   company
won't write a policy In your class.
Why not? Surely I'm a good risk
My dear Blr. you're not a risk, you're ■
a certainty.
Query—Is   a   Iirldt    self-possessed
after her father glvoc her uway?
Xo, Cordelia, a dancing academv Ls
not neeotmarllv n hop Joint.
Two old college chums lost sight
of each other for years. One days
one uf them, down on his luck, worn
of face and clothes, entered a cheap-
eating bouso and seated himself at a
Yes sir? arked tlie shabby waiter
Then the customer looked up and
to his amazement recognized his old
Great Scott, man, he exclaimed.
Fancy you having sunk to being a
waiter and ,n a place like this, too.
The waiter turned up his nose.
Yes. I'm a waller, he replied sarcastically hut thank goodness 1 don't eat
If you make a remark, don't you en
Joy having someone say: ls that so?
If a man and wife are one lt is because they are tied  for  first place.
Nothing worries a nagging wife so
much as a husband who won't get
Mlnard's Liniment Curea Dlstempar
Sirs.   Pry—Wha'  is  all  that  noise
in vour house, Willie?
Willie—-Ma told pa I was Just like
blm—always  liglitln'—nnd  pa  said  I
wasn't—and now   they're   having   It (
Millions of Matches
Fifty years ago your grandfather
bought matches tied up In bunches.
They were thick wooden matches
with strong-smelling sulphur heads.
Many ot these matches your grandfather bought and used carefully and
sparingly, came from a llltle shed
close to Gloucester.
There, with a tew willing hands to
help him, a Samuel John Morelnnd
turned out matches which, although
Ihe best of their time, were very crude
things compared with tho neat boxes
of matches you buy today.
But Moreland had realised that In
mntches was to be found a fortune.
He determined thnt Moreland's matches should be fnmoiiB.
Today In place of that little shed
and almost on the same spot there
stands a huge factory that turns out
Moreland's "England's Glory." matches nt the rate of twelve million an
The match making machine is real-
If the last, word hi machinery. Afler
the blocks of timber have been cut
up into splint", the machine takes
tbem, holds them in the proper position and dips them In paraffin.
After that II Just nuts tbelr bend
Into   tbe   composition   of   which   the
head of a match Is made, dries them
nut*, dropr the finished matches, ready j
counted, into boxes waiting to receive j
theni. '
Within a single hour of tbe nrrh'-il
of logs tif timber from tbe wharf they
nre cut up and converted Into matches ,
ready for the busy housewife nr th,.-]
To walk over the factory, which
covers seven acres nnd is being enlarged, takes ovnr an hour.
"England's Glory" matches are
known everywhere, as are John Bui1
matches, another product of Morp-
bnd's amazing energy and foresight|
fifty years ago.
Out of  Sorts?
Lots of discomfort — the
blues — and many serious
sicknesses you will avoid ii
you keep your bowels, liver
and stomach in good working order by timely use of
Wanted—A porter and man of nil
work. So ran the advertisement that
cmttniitod from the hook-reller, and
among the applicants was a sturdy
Irishman, glfled with more muscle
thin book, learning.
II.. strolled slowly into the shop nnd
gazed round rather uncertainly. Then
lie espied n laree notice suspended
from the topmost shelf.
Dickens' works, all this week for 1>i
Th-* hnnonncoinonl at once nrouse!1
Hip niibe! sharp temper of the son of
Ol came .here after this Job, he remarked to the book-seller, but Oi've
changed me mind, Dickens can work
•ill the week for sixteen bob If he
lolkes, bul I'm hanger! If OI'm going
to.    Yc's better kape Dickens.
OralK Commlsilon Merehante , Winnipeg, ManlteM
•&*• J?"*. ^"'n* *••*' **** Arthur ar Fcrt William. Notify Yeiet Jaaoaa
vo.. winnipec.
Liberal Advancaa
Prompt Returns
teat One's*
Advantages and Saving by Using
The Loading Platform
lit lliii writing we desire to put before ojr Western Farmers the
aavim; and advantage ot loading grain direct on cars. Shipping grain
through, an elevator, it mutters no* whether a Government elevator or
one run by an elevator company or Individ ml owner, does not add
the lesri traction of a cent to the value of he grain, nor does it give
the farmer any better chance of marketing It to advantage than when
'ended tilrect on cars. But loading direct tli cars cuts out in the first
place tie elevator charge, which Is usually l\c. per bushel, say
$17.50 on a thousand bushel car. The eljvator dockage Is also
saved- this may be worth more or less, depending partly on how dirty
the grain ts, but mostly on the farmer's ability In holding bis own
with the elevator man taking It In. On the averago the dockags
may be considered worth 3c per tushel tn the farmer, or say $30 per
car of 1,000 bushels. When grain ls loadid direct Into car over the
Loading Platform, the farmer knows for sire that It ts bis very own
grain thnt will be graded by the inspector, and that he will without
doubt receive the full and exact outturn of his car at whichever terminal tlevator lt Is unloaded; for all grain 's unloaded from the cars
under government superintendence nnd weighed by properly qualified
government weighmen under the rules an.I ruperviBlon of the Domin*
Ion Government Board of Grain Commissioners.
Of "ourse, It makes no difference In our loading of the farmers'
grain whether It has been shipped through an elevator or over the
Loadinr Platform, but It can' easily be seen from what we have stated
shove where the farmer's advantage lies, wben lt saves him around
J50 or more on every car he ships.
We continue to act as the farmers' agent tn looking after and dls*
posing of carlot shipments of wher-t, oats, barley and flax strictly on
n commission of 1 cent per bushel. We tre not connected with,
nor interested in any elevator companies or elevators', either local or
terminal neither are we track buyers. In fact, we never buy farmers' grain on our own account, but onlv to T.rndle and dispose of the
grain ti.trusted to us ns the agents of those'who employ ns. Many
years' experience, with a wide connection and ample facilities for en-
gaging in this special branch of the grain trade, have given us a reputation of the highest character in it. Wt mnke liberal advances
on car bills of lading. Write us for shipping Instructions and mark-
e*. Information. We give as references to otr reliability, efficiency
end financial standing any city or country Hank Manager In Westers
Thompson Sons & Company
701-703 V  Grain   Exchange
Winnipeg, Canada.
GRAIN GROWERS of the West, what is your
duty to the Grain Growers' Grain Company ?
WE HAVE now ii rrsprve fund of |2t.o.r.'J0.f>fl. with a pnld up
capital of $(lilo.0iii). In addition to pay Ins a pat)Hfactory
dividend tn our Hhnu'hoMi'rK. wa have In ttw Inst six yearn
ilonnttMl about 140,000 to tha WpHtmi drain Growers' Ansot.-iiitlon3
tmd to Qthor educational work among thi* farmer?.
Had tho grain thnt mndo thin profit ho<*n flhliippil to othrr
Ormn or oommlsolon hoimeH. thft dividends paid to uliarcholdprs and
the donation*! to the Grain Growers' AHsorlatinna would po to
In'creaae the profits of private ronimtaslon houses nnd Brain di>al"is.
BenJdea thopr* farts, wo bave created competition to tho Krain
trade that could not come by any other means. Our t'*port
QOtlvltlOB have l.ncn *Ui?cedsful in Iteeplni? Winnipeg ensh <uiotn-
\'.ont» for prain right op to export values, pettlnp for the farmer
Houiethlnp closer to what supply nnd demand would warrant.
Yon will notloe that there is this year nn extra effort made on
the pail of a !nrpr number of eomntlsslon firms nnd others in th<:
business in having the country covered by track buyers, str*1"!
buvors nnd solicitors for grain. This nil costs money and tho
farmer pays for lt all In eommlsslons; If you ship lo your own
Company you pay vour own npency the commission, What ls not
uned In" eon<1u<tlnK the business of Tho Grain Growers' Grain
Companv goes to Increase our reserve fund, to pay dividends to
our stockholders, and to curry on additional educational work In
the Interests of the producers of grain.
We are operating Iho Manitoba Government line of elevators.
Our operators will lake your prnln to storti, buy In car loads on
n*aek or In waggon loads on street.
Varmers have always maintained that The Grain Growers'
Grain Company needed a terminal nlovaior to make then: an
nffoctlve force In kenning up the price of gfaln and in giving the
t; "tners the best semen to place their products in the consumer*'
hands on ultimate markets. Vou have your own terminal now.
and wo 'bus appeal to you to holp make this undertaking n
meeoss by conslfrnlng your grain to The Grain (.bowers* drain
Company's lorminai At l'ort William.
Also BUbscrlDO fur stock. Un* additional capital is much needed
if we are to enter the co-operative Held. Betimes, it Is a sound
GRAIN  GROWERS, it is all in your hands,
what are you going to do?
field ■••rrwbw*.
la bom, 25e.
You ran always sot a let, tor your
I money If you patronize u real osftito
In Backache the
Kidneys Speak
It it their wny of rahMnt your attention to the fa«4
that tbey are not in pnrfvot condition. Many people
who pertinently Ignored repealed w»m"lK» (liven
liy the kidneys sre now chronic sufferem frorri kwlnty
nnd bladder coinplsintH wlrieh will May with iheu*
until they die, snd perhspi hasten the end.
How tnnrh better to help Ihe kidney* the morneni
tbey show signs of nnrditig a little »t»is!ftnw;t Take
Thev contain Nature's own remedies They lift the kidneys out of their temporary
depression and start them again in normal activity, field everywhere at fifty rooU
a box or mailed direct by *l
6ANOL 1c the    Most    Reliable   and
Rapid Cure for this Painful and
Dangerous     Dise-.ss.   Strong
There are hundreds uf sufferer* from
fa.l-nonrs who will nu ijlad to know of
lie gruat results being twrived uum the
use •>*' bANOi.. the mmedy thai i*; Bate,
bSUre «nd remarkauly rapid in Ita action.
It removes the necessity «>t an upeiutlon.
Reliel comes promptly, the stones being
dissolved or pusstd t<ti' In the stool without danger t*> the patient and without
jiain SANOLj has cured hundreds ol
people in Canada of this painful and dan*
jerous disease. We hav« many testlnton-
lalp from people who   have   thus   been
.cured. For obvious reasons we cannot
publish their names but many of those
«lu> havu been cured are qui to willing to
to)! others in confidence of the results of
liatnt, SANOL. w« are able to give
names anu addresses of numbers of
tin.-" and will gladly do so to all Who
The following extract \» token from the
latter of a well-known Toronto gentleman.
"flcptslnjr to your letter, l followed your
tastruotions arro purchased two bottles of
bANOL, 7ou might tend mu as much
or the mixture as l need, if I can In any
way help tho sale of SANOL and by doing fu neb some other unfortunate, I
Wit« l»f onlv too pleased m do *<>, as 1
consider it the best remedy ever made.
Vou buve a medicine that if worth millions.
SANOL is already widely rwognlsed ta
The Plan That Failed
He was a dear old prnfeasor. very
learned and very absent-minded. And
the latter trait of his waa constantly
getting him Into ho; water. This
did not worry him so much as tne
one (act that he could never find his
clothes In the morning on netting up,
having completely forgotten where he
had laid them.
One memorable day. however, a
brilliant Inspiration-came to him. He
would devise a clothes plan. He did.
and It ran something like this:
Coat on third peg left hand corner
of room, waistcoat and trousers on
chair by bed, collar on door-handle,
tie through kay of door, vest on floor
by window, cuffs on bedstead knobs,
shirt on portmanteau, soeks on gasbracket, hoots outside door, professor
in bed.
This worked splendidly, nnd next.
morning the dear old thins collected
his wardrobe with lightning rapidity,
until he came to tho last item ou his
list, He rushed lo the bed; but it
was empty.
Running hla hand through his
scanty grey locks, lie exclaimed, In
deep despair:
There! Nnv the professor Is lost.
I'm much afraid after all this plan Is
no good.
Zam-Buk Will Cure Them.
BANOL I? alrnuly widely r«'-.,i[nl»Ml by —__ . -,„-„. „rt...
tha medical nrofwialon of Cniiadu ot a Tl? A f IS37D fill
■peclflc I'TiO'iy for Kidney stonna, gall-    iHul  Hf*K   I  SIS'
bladder and ptl oiht»r dlsenses d
the presence of uric acid In tl"* system.
BA'NOL ip also :: great and reliable preventive nnd if tnki n at nnv time hv tho?e
wjin havn nny weakness of the kltfnev «r
bladder will often prevent a Bsrious 111.
BANOL Is made onlv bv thn SAN^L
jfrl yrn*y\ Street, Winnipeg, Per pale by
•til dn*ggists or direct from the makers
pt   n,M   wr  l'O'tlp.
Raw. Inflamed, Itching Skin is Soothed
*im m *ma*m*m^.meme*emm.\ «nd Healed by
H«S°"1,«"',;„*,;.!™B,'d!    Barber's Itch Is a term of Rtagworm
,:,,. ■. iu»Bfro„iih-«i,di''abrea.ti whloli  when onou started, Is most an-
Jims.       tJLVee^^&ioimi noytag and unsightly, and md»t rllBt
f«rtrail-ill,j w. will Boud book «i.'lt,:sli.ili>ni.b, ! cult to Cllre.     BfttOerS OtU'Il  lBfUSJ  ,..
THE CANADA CANCER  INSTITUTE, LWIT1D 1 sll.lVO 011X0110 liavlllg tills  (UsetlEB.  for
fear of passing It on to ollior customers.
But you can cure Barber'B Itcn and
keep the sliln wonderfully soft and
licaltliy by applying In-. Chase's Ointment. Jurt road what this teacher
ha3 to say about the healing power ot
Dr. Chase's Ointment.
Mr. Cubs. C. Polrler, Upper Cara-
quet, N.R., writes: -"Two years ago
while teaching at Shippegtui 1 caught
Harbor's Itch. A Mend told ine Dr.
Chase's Ointment would euro me. 03
it had him.    When I went for a box
The particular danger or chapped
hands and cold cracks (apart altogether from Ihe pain) ls that the cold
is likely to vemirate and set up Inflammation, festering, or blood-poison.
Directly the skin Is broken by a cut.
graze or scratch, or chafed and cracked by the action ot the cold winds
and water, the one neceBsary precaution la to apply Zam-Buk t'reoly.
Tbe pure herbal juices from which
Zam-Buk ls prepared are so perfectly
combined and refined that the immediate effect ot lliese Zam-Buk dressings
is soothing, antiseptic, and healing.
Pain and inflammation are allayed,
disease germs expelled from the
wound or sore, and the latter is
quickly healed.
Zain-Buk INjiot only a powerful
healer and skin puriflor; it is strongly antiseptic and germicidal, and bo
forms the Ideal protection for the skin
against disease germs.
It quickly r.eals cold cracks, chaps,
chilblains, cold sores, etc.
Mrs. O. M. Phoen. Neucbatel. Alia..
writes:—"I must tell you how pleased
I am with Zam-Buk. My husband Had
an old frostbite on his toot for many
yours, and niul tried almost every
known remedy without any effeot. but
the first application of Zam-Buk seemed to help him so much that ho persevered and the sore Is new cured. We
would not be without Zam-Buk In the
Zain-Buk Is also a sure cure for
piles, eczema, ulcers, abscesEos. scalp
sores, hlood-pcison, bad leg. eruptions,
etc. Its purely herbal composition
makes It the Ideal balm tor babies am!
young children. All druggists' and
store>s sell Zam-Buk 50c. box or post
free from Zam-Buk Co.. Toronto, for
prices. Try also Zam-Buk-Soap, 25c.
Engineers and lloilcriuaken
Bailers   of   all     kinds -En<lnti,
. Pumpo, and Heavy Pis-." Work
Write 'is for PriCM
14 Btrechsn Ave., Toronto, Canada
Man. Wi*5U'W's Soothing Byrup lias been
MTU for over SIXTY YEAK.Sby MILLION:, of
uTwiiVrs for their IMIIL-UKKN WIULK
SOOTHLS t'le fllll.n. Siil-TKNS Mv I.I.MS
t.'i^^e^^v^Sn^0i^i^\^:^ also cured two of
"'"■■■   y  - »-«k tot "M«. Ulla   and tnls too quickly to
Morning, salt, Busiman aa lit* met an
acquaintance travelling up to town
on the late train. Strange meeting
vou. You generally travel up a bit
earlier than this. "What's become of
the train you used to catch?
Oh, replied the other, that train's
been taken off.
Taken off, is It? asked Mr. B., wltb
unnecessary curiosity. I suppose
you miss It? i
Not so of; en as 1 used to, came the
Mltttdy Harmless.
..ire p.U'I a»k 1
WiusloVs Bootli.og Byntp," a«d Ukc *o other
kind-  Twenty-five cents » bottle
how £000" it was I thought It cheap.
"Not. only was I cured by that single
"  ny pull? he.
TO §
A Month, T,onrn a now nrnfeSRlnn.
Nuvim WuaiV. ,V.'lmv.- j >:»», f<irtlu'»«
buitdrt'd titi-ii lMifniv 1,1 ity lnt,19i3.
100 PINE UK2 AVE., UPORTE, 1113. '
Ship Your
McMillan fur & wool Co.,
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Far-Reaching Influence
What Is meant by graft? said the
lonuirlng foreigner.
Graft, said the resident of a groat
city, ls a Bystera which ultimately results In compelling n large portion of
tlie population to apologize constantly
for not having money, a.nd the remainder to explain how tihey got lt.
No one need endure the agony of
corns with Holloway'a Cora Cure at
hand to remove litem.
An octor who Is known as Lew ls of
Gorman descent, and his fitlier speaks
  broken English.    Lew says the   old
I thought It d"nr, hut whom I found j gentlemen went to a big art gallery
recently and came home greatly en-
Haw a fine painting, Louis, he said.
Yon did?
Yes It was a fine one—hundreds of
people looking at it, it must hal been
worth a hundred dollars, sure.
What was its name nsked Lew.
Dot I can tell you not, but it vas a
fine picture.
Describe it to me.
Veil, said Ihe old gentleman, there
vas three fellers. Vou was playing
the fife, von was playing the drum,
and the other had a headache.
Moved. One of them, a girl, had a
running sore on the chin, which the
doctor had tried In vain io care. The
other had a sore on the ear; water
running out ot lt all the time. I
can certify   to   the   cure   of   these
Wherever there is Itching skin er
a sore that refuses to heal you can
apply Dr. Chase's Ointment with positive assurance that the iv-jult will he
entirelv satisfactory. The soothing,
healing power of this great ointment
Is truly wonderful. C3c. a box. at all
dealers or Edmonson, Bates & Co.,
Limited, Toronto.
What are yon doing dear? aaked the
little plri'a mother, as she paused to
look at some very strange marks, the
■child was making on a piece of paper
I'm writing a letter to LIlllo Smith,
•waa the answer.
But mv dear, laughed the niothor,
you don't know how to write.
Oh, that doesn't matter, mother.
Ldllle doesn't know how to read.
Disdain for Dignity
A scot, whose name was Macintosh,
,*nd who was proud of the fact that
he was directly descended from the
chief of the clan, was having n dls-
pulo over the fare he owed to a taxi
drivei' who had h-ansported him to his
homo in the Enst ICnd.
The mnn with the motor talked loud   _   ,.   „ „, ,„ ,,,,,„„.,
*nd harshly, and It angered the High-   ^^huve   my   wife's   umbrella
I tell you, Edgely. said Mr. Todd
as they sat In the park, the way women dress these days Is absurd. And
nine times out of ten It Is the fault
ot the men. Just for Instance, take,
that Voman coming down the park.
Some fool husband has told her she
looks perfectly charming In that outrageous get-up. lacking the stamina to
come right out bluntly anil tell her
that she looks positively ridiculous.
Since this remark, Mr. Todd has
never been seen In public without his
glasses.    The woman was Mrs. Todd.
Gentlemen,—In July 1905 I was
thrown from a road machine, Injuring
my hip nnd back badly and was
obliged to use a crutrh for 14 months.
In Sept. 1906 Mr. Wm. Outridge of
Lnehute urged me to try MINARD'S
For Frost Bites and Chilblains.—
Chilblains come from undue exposure
to slush and cold and frose-Wte from
the ley winds of winter. In the treatment of cither there is no better preparation than Dr. Thomas' Electric
Oil, as lt counteracts the inflammation
and relieves the pain. The action of
the oil Is Instantaneous and its application Is extremely simple.
A tall, austere man, who was evidently a stranger In those parts entered a church In a small town In
Maine. He took a seat In the rear
of the church and listened apparently
Interested for a short while. After
that he began to show nervousness.
Leaning over an old gentleman on hie
right, evidently an old member of the
congregation, he whispered:
How long has he been preaching?
Thirty-live years, I think, responded
the old man; but I don't know exactly.
I'll stay then, decided the stranger.
He must be nearly finished.
How old Is your baby brother? ask-
UNLUENTr^vVim'Ydi^                                  Tommy of_a playmafe.
sat'sfactory results and to-day I am      " "
well as ever In my life.
Yours sincerely,
He was standing near one of the
stamp windows In tlio general post office. His face was flushed and his
features distorted, while he tugged
with his teeth at a knot In his handkerchief. When the knot gave way
a friend, who bad been watching the
unusual performance, stopped up and
asked: What was the knot for—to ro-
Ho you know who I nni? he de-
man led, proudly, drawing himself up
to his full height.     I'm a Macintosh.
Th" taxi snorted.
1 don't rare if you're an umbrella,
he said.     I'll have my rights.
JOc. a box or tlx boxe, tor 52.50,
it all dealers, or The Dodde Medl*
cine Company, Limited, Toronto,
.V.N.U.  926
Did you have It done?
No; forgot the blamed thing In the
subway. But I remembered the knot
all right.
So you are going to school, my little man? Well, well, And what do
you lenrn at school?
Readim' an' writin, an' arithmetic,
Why, I didn't know the schools
taught those things any more. Where
do you live?
In tha.t flat building?
Which floor do you live on?
I don't know.
Couo't up and «ee.
I can't.
You can't. I thought you said you
studied arithmetic?
I do. but I can't couM that far yot.
We ain't only got to ten in our class.
One year old. replied Johnny
Ah, extiaimed Tommy, I've got a
dog a year oM and he can walk twice
as well as your brother,
Well, so he oir.'.ht to. replied Johnny.     He's got twice as many legs.
The nvoraee spinster Insists that she
Is because she wanU to he.
An Id1rt rumor ti"ver spends much
tlmo In the office of a busy man.
There aro spots on the sun, yet
some peopl'i e-:piyt a small boy to be
Ah. Jock, old fellnw. Haven't, seen
you since you.- wedding two years
ago,      How goes matrimony?
Very well, thanks. But, Jove, It's
expensive comfort. The dressmaker I
alone.     If I had known—
You would hnvo remained single,
No, no, but I would have married
the dressmaker.
The oldest colleger still retain their
Something Worth Listening To
A young man wns advised bv a
friend to eat Grape-Nuts because he
was all run down from a spell of fever.
He tells the story.
"Last spring I had an attack of
fever that left me In a very weak condition. I bad to quit work; had no
appetite, was nervous and discouraged .
"A friend advised me tn eat C.'-ane-
Nutfi, but I paid no attention to him
end kept getting worse as time went
"I took many kinds nf medicine but
none of them seemed to help me. My
system was completely run down, my
blood got out of order from want nf
proper fend, nnd several very large
beils broke out on mv peek. I was
so weak I could hardly walk.
"One day mother ordered some
G'-ape-N'tits nnd induced me In eat
some. I felt better and that night
rested fine. As I continued tn use
the fnod every day, I grew stronger
s'eadily and now have regained my
former gend health. I would not be
without G-ape-Nut.s ns I believe lt is
the most health-giving fond in the
world." Name given by Canadian
Postum Co.. Windsor, Ont.
Road the hook. "The Rnad to Well-
vllle," In pkgs.      "There's a reason."
Ever read the above letter? A new
one appears from time to time. They
are Genuine, true, and full of human
Large Force of Men to be Employed
This Winter on Western Extensions
In a recent interview, Mr. .Morley
Donaldson, vice (p. estteut and general
manager of the Grand Trunk Paojflo
Railway has given an interesting account of tho progress ot that road.
He slates that 6.U00 ineu will be employed by tho G.T.P. during the coming winter. On tbe wesie.n end
alone 4,600 men are now at work and
before many wee'ks have passed this
number will navo Increased to G.Oulf;
while, working eastwaid irom Hazel-
ton there are at present 1.7J0 workmen ou the main line. Piactlcally
all tlie necessary force for the season's operations in the mountains is
now engaged and altuough additional
meu could be set to work there will
be no delay even If the present number fails to be augmented. Mr. Donaldson states that no exact forecast
can bo made as to tho possibility ot
tho line being completed to the Pa-
cilic coast lu 1913. Every effort ls
being made to expedite construction
hut until June of ue.it year ll would'
he impossible to say what tiie pros-
pacta of completing the line would be.
The Grand Trunk Pacitlc has never
been in better shape to bundle its
share of the western crop than haa
been the case this year. About 35
per cent of the crop has already been
removed to the lake ports, said Mr.
Donaldson, and although the harvest
has been much heavier and much later
than in 1911 the proportion handled
by our company is already greater
than before. At Westport the big
2,500,000 elevator built by the G.T.
P. will be ready for use in the very
near future and this will serve to alleviate congestion very considerably.
Twenty live new locomotive* have
been commissioned for the western
traffic and there has also been a big
Increase in the number of grain cars. I
Not so much as a whisper of coin- \
plaint has been received and apparently the grain Is being taken cut as
fast as lt can be brought in by the
The construction of the Grand
Trunk Pacific's dry dock at Prince
Rupert Is destined in the opinion of
experts to have an important effect
upon thB shipping trade of the Pacific coast. In the first place when
the company lays up its steamers ns
it does at this time of year they will
be berthtd In Prince Rupert preferably t.,» ary other part and this will
be their headcuarters In consequence.'
Many of tho other coast steame.s,
which are at present forced to go j
elsewhere for repairs and overturn ins t
will tie up in future nt the terrain is I
ui the G.t.I'., whose new plant will]
eclipse anything of Its kind upon '.he
Pacific coaa". Being capable of handling 20.000 ion vessels. Alrendv n
SOO foot pier has been erected nnd
rapid progress is being made noil
the mammoth structure.
SnokeuH       *
Efficient.   Will heat a good sized room
even in the coldest weather.
Burns nine hours on one
gallon of oil
Nickel trimmings; plain
steel or  enameled turquoise-blue drums.
Portable. Easily carried from room to
room; weighs only
eleyen pounds; handle doesn't get hot
Doesn't Smoke
Doesn't Leak
Easily Cleaned
and Re-wicked
Lasts for years
At Dealer* Eo*ryah*r*
Australian Ccheme, They S^' Would
be Incentive to Immorality
Tho recent decision cf the hv
bor government to grant to the mothers of all children born in Australia
a maternity bonus of $25 la attended
by ninny more difficulties than its
authors anticipated. The sum ot
$2,000,000 is tr ba distributed in tho
present financial year, ending Juno 30.
I91i> and the next* year a larger sum
will be set aside.
finance however, Is not the difficulty. The stumbling block is the question of the extension of the gram to
to the mothers of illegitimate children.
The prime minister, in his capacity of
treasurer has decided that the grant
shall be indiscriminate—in the sense
that no question as to whether the
mother was married or unmarried
shall afCect any claim to the $25.
The churches and' particularly the
council of churches—a body of Protestant deuoialnatlonallsts interested
In social and political questions—
strongly resent this decision, and declare that it is—
1—A slight on the sanctity of mar*
2—An encouragement of vice.
3—A stim.litis to immorality.
4—An outrage on the moral sentiment of the community.
It is urged that there were registered in Australia last year ahont 7200
illegitimate children. A bonus of
$25 per child would amount in these
oases to $180,000 whicli it is suggested might bo tar belter spent in subsidizing maternity homes, refuges and
other voluntary agencies which aid
tho fallen and those who have lust
their way in this young country.
Amid this storm of agitation the
policy of the federal labor government remains unchanged. Mr.
Fisher devoted five minutes only to
his reply tn tlio arguments of an influential deputation of clergymen,.who
Implored him to stay his hand and
that five minutes \yas absorbed hy a
candid declaration that the scheme
would go forward on the lines proposed, and that he was unconvinced
lhat there was any moral peril in adhesion to those linps. The government desired to come to the financial
assistance of women at the most trying period of their lives and would
consider them simply j.h mothers.
Whenever you see a well
gloved hand think of
What He Gained
Mrs. Smith was grieved and disappointed at iilie conduct of her sou
Robert. She called hlra Into her presence said questioned him freely us to
his latest enormity.
Mrs. Hayes tells me that you tl''d
a tin can to her dog's tail, she said.
Yes, mother.
What a shameful thing to do.
Yes, ma'am.
Do you know lhat the poor dog ran
away so far lhat he haa never come
back—that he probably ran himself to
Yes, ma'am.
Oh, Itobert. What did you gain
by such conduct?
I gained a dollar from Mr. Hayes.
Mrs. Ulderle Roberge, Lac Long,
Que., writes:—"I have UBed Baby's
Own Tablets for my baby who suffered from stomach trouble and vomiting, also from constipation and they
completely cured him. I can recommend them to all mothers as the very
best medicine for young children. The
Tablets are superior to all other medicines not only because they promptly
cure stomach trouble, constipation,
colic, etc., but because they are guaranteed to be absolutely safe and free
from all harmful drugs. Sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents
a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville. Ont.
But madam, said the surgeon, after
Ihe woman had recovered consciousness in the hospital why didn't you
stop when the crossing policeman held
up his hand? Then you wouldn't
]in     i^npi. qtrtirit bv the automobile.
What. Me stop when Jim Maginnls
hojuo up ma hand? I'd let you know
I'm his wife nnd he never saw the day
when he could boss me.
TJeW    dtfaM
DYE, out cin buy.-Wli jr you doA't *r«> hava M
know what KIND of Cloth your Goods in mu*J»
o(,-St> Mittik** ata troponin*.
Sriij for Fraa Color Card, Story Booklat, a**)
Book In giving raaults of D jtlng ov«r othav colors,
Montreal. Canada.
A little Irishman In a state of great
excitement and dlshabile ran Lnto th«
lobby of a hotel.
I want a room, he said to the clerk,
and I want tt quick.
What room do you want? .inquired
the clerk politely?
I want 37.
But 37 is already occupied—Mulligan has that room.
I know he has, responded the little
Irishman. I'm Mulligan, and I just
fell out of the window.
It bQjQRIb perfectly i,aLural for some
women to bo artificial.
Save your money and the chances
aro that you will never regret it.
His   Forlorn   Hope
It wus a thrilling story that Brown!
had to tell; disaster and shipwreck
bravery against odds, and wisdom
when all wits were scattered—except
I had abandoned all hope, lie said,
when his narrative had run for an
hour. It was the most hideous sensation Imaginable; and as I sank for
the third time, my past life seemed to
rise before me iu a series of prim,
realistic pictures, I saw everything
I had ever done.
A murmur of sympathy rolled from
tbe lips of listening friends; but just
as Brown was preparing to resume,
Jones, who was sitting quietly in a
corner, inter: uptod him, sharply and
And did yon happen to no/ce, he
asked, a picture of me lending you a
liver in the autumn of 1909? i
The theatrical agent was interviewing Hamlet Brown, the tragedian,
Mis object wns to secure his services
for a new play which was about to
bo produced, The latter, however,
did not seem to take much Interest Ln
the project.
What's it about, anyhow, he asked.
WolJ, replied the other, the play ia
a historical one. The scene of it ia
laid in England; period, Henry V.
During the whole course of the piece
tho king Ls absent in France. Now—
Say. no more. Interrupted the actor,
wl;h a lordly wave of his hand. I'll
take bhe part of tlie king. But, of
course, he lidded. I shall expect my
expenses paid to Prance,
SpavEn Cure
Sometimes a burglar haves little to I
be desired.
Marriage   may   al-rher   form   on
character or reform It.
Good for Evil
Young Master Billy Tubbs reached
; home recently with his nose stream-
■ Ing gore.
Goodness   grnclous!   exclaimed   his
kind hearted    mother.        What    ever
have you been doing?
Boo-hoo!   roared  William, the  non-
' Conqueror,    ^hat boy Bagss hit my
; nose 'cos I called him a bully!
,     Tliere, there! cooed his mother, as
j she  restored   the- small   countenance
| to order.      I'll  g!v*j you  something
j nice to give little Baggs.    That wlll
be returning good  for evil.
i    Accordingly    next    morning   Billy
( started  out  ivlth a wonderful  plum-
j cake for the warlike Tommy Baggs.
But  dinner-time  saw  him  appearing
. in the distance with two lovely eyes
I so black and swollen that it was tilf-
| limit even to cry.
Willie, darling, what has happened?
; nsked the trembling mother, as sho
! drew his aching littlo head to Tier
| heart.
Tommy Baggs—he—he, little Billy
gasped—he wants to know If you'll
send him a jant-t&rt this time.
Hero is tbe recipe for making Walt
street consomme: Take a little common stock, and seven times as much
water—then catch your Lamb.
J mc    lacAJUis-x     vaOHrsUH.HU, r>.<
Published   every   Saturday   at   Cumberland,   B.C.,  by
Islander Printing 4 Publishing Company
W. R. Dunn, Manager.
Edward W. Bickle, Editor.
Advertising rate* published dsowhere in the paper.
Sul)icript.i,.u price I1.5U per y.'«r,p:.yiililo in iidvano,
The editor due. not huld   hitmAi rWDOnalbl. tor news express by
Of Curtains and House Draperies
What the Editor has to say.
Oh ! what a tangied web we weave,
\V1ieu first we practice to deceive '.—Scott.
The recent strikes in Lawrence ana U.tth»   Falls,  supple
inented by tlie strike of the waiters iu New ll'ofc »H t"ree ot
these industrial disturbances in charge of and under the" "•ree'
tion of the Industrial Workers of the World have drawn public
attention to thnt strenuous and violent organization.
Following the declaration of war on the capitalist through
the medium of his food, public sympathy for the striking waiters was alienated, und the strike rapidly disintegrated. Before
th.'. dissolution occurred the prominent I IV. W. leadors in
charge of the strike, and who had been sunning and basking
themselves in the white glare of its attendant publicity, departed for other fields The waiters on strike were left to shift
for themselves The pathway of the wage worker, is strewn
with these wrecks.
However much the I.W.W leader may try to deceive his
dupes, rest assured that his vision is clear. He knowswhat he
wants and he gets it. He will not lack for emotional and hysterical supporters, and when the outraged public opinion of one
community makes peregrination wise, there are other fields
that may still be exploited.
W, D. Haywood, recently in Nanaimo, is one of the leaders of the I.W.W. and to whom we must give a wide berth. He
is pitilessly analysed in the Miners' Magazine, the orjran of the
Western Federation of Miners, of which Big Bill was the secretary    The Miners' Magazine says of this Industrial Worker;
"William D. Haywood, who was once secretary-treasurer
of the Western Federation of Miners, is now in the west endeavoring to make dates in every mining town possible in order
to stir ap strife and dissension. Haywood is the travelling representative of the I.w.w , an orgaiiiz"tion which was repudiated by an overwhelming referendum vote of the Western
Federation of Miners. Now this ingrate, who is rapidly becoming a social pariah, would, if he could, not only destroy the
western Federation of Miners, but every hona-fide labor organ
izatioii that furnished the funds to secure his liherty. The
editor the Miners'Magazine would prefer to pay a compliment
to every mall who is or has been identified with the labor
movement, but to pay a tribute to Bill Haywood wouH be like
cilling the stench uf a cesspool the perfume of a rose."
Regular Priee SALE PRICE
Art muslins....  15and20c. 10c.yd.
"       tasseled borders.          45c. 25c
light shades           20c. 2 ydi. for 15c.
assorted patterns 35 and 40c. 25c. yd.
Madras 50, 60, and 65c. 35c. "
••     85c. 50c"
Cretonnes 15c. 2 yds. for 25c
 17 and 20c. I5cyd.
 25c. 2 yds. for 25c.
Art Sateen 25 and 30c. 20c yd.
Also Some Interesting Specials.
March 26th to 29th Inclusive.
Matf*riane Bros.
Ufa. r       cs    .. "*"nberland, B. C,
"The Corner Store, v„
Successor to A. McKinnell.
Ice Cream,
Cigars and
McKinnell's Old Stand,
Dunsmuir Ave., CUMBERLAND
I,'\Nl>, Six Rert'H clenreil. 'IVm4
Korea ia  Market Giinlmi containing
ltaiplieri'ies, SJti'awburrief, etc.
Edward W. Bickle
ami ItE/ll. ESTATE
Unless it concerns you.
Comox Co-operative Society
Purveyors of Meat, Fish and Farm Produce.
ox beef BEST QUALITY ONLY        dairy fed pork
Home Cured Bacon (unsmoked)    20c. per lb.
Best Smoked Bacon __   25c.      "
Genuine Wiltshire Bacon    28c.      "
Very Best Desert Apples Obtainable    $1.65 per box
Hams, best (Fresh every week)    23c. per lb.
Home Made Mincemeat    25c.
FreshCabbage     5c.      "
BestOnion per6lbs.   25c.
Potatoes Al Quality    $1.00 per sack
Carrots     1.50
English White Turnips      1.50
Halibut and Salmon, best fresh, lowest market prices.
Local Fresh Eggs, 35c. per doz., 3 doz. for $1.00.
Orders by phone promptly attended to.      Phone 25.
Ice Cream Sodas
Milk Shakes
Candies of all descriptions—The
Very BEST.
Fruits of all kinds—Best quality
Tobaccos of all strengths.
Cigars—The best variety of the
choicest flavors.
Sealed tenders will be received by
Tims. H. Oarey, Secretary {or tlie
li anl uf ScIiihiI Trustees, up lo noon
nf Saturday, Miirull 22nd, 1913, fur
iIn' ooiurtruction of aseptic tank at tlie
Cumlierliind  Plllllie Ht-llOol.
Plans ai.u specificiitiiins may lie seen
nt ihetitiii-e Juliit lUinl. Government
Agent, Quiulierland, B C For further
partiuuli ra apply to any member of
tlieB'ianl ol'Sclmol Trustees for ihe
City of Cumberland, B C.
Lnweai or any tender not necess-
nr ly accepted, Tenders to lie addressed lo        Thomas H. Cakky,
Secretary Sclmol Board,
dumlwrlinr), B.C.
Change advertisements for
Saturday mornings issue must
be ill this ollice not later than
10 a. ni. on Thursday.
Barrister,   Solicitor   and'
Notary Public.
Grocers & Bakers
Dealers In all kinds of Good
Wet Goods
Best Bread and Beer in Town !
Agents for Pilsener Beer
The Store of
The Store of
Sabotage is a term sn new  in this country that few
p -"/lie l.iiow its meaning.    It is fur the benefit of the agitators
and their sympathizers, who will be able to judge whether it
suits their case or not, tbat  we give an explanation of its
meaning.   Sabotage as we know il is the organized hampering
of production,— interference with the working of the mines.
This lust would, for example, be practiced hy workers who quit
their jobs for awhile and persuade others to refrain from seek*
ing onrployment, then  return  to work again until the plant
is in normal winking order, only to again withraw ; repeating
this at intervals.    The lowering of efficiency  is practiced in
several forms.    It may take the form of seemingly inadvertent
but persistent mistakes, the wrong mixing of materials in some
industry that will spoil colour or taste of the product and
mike it unsalable     It inn;/ tnke the form  of a removal of a
bolt or other essential part of a machine so that it is temporarily
useless.     To   guard  against this  kind  of tactics  that  the
agitators are trying to enforce, and knowing they are attempting to put the Canadian Collieries to all the expense possible
to //invent them fro    attaining the normal output, thus delaying the prosperity of our town, it behoves all business men to
commence at once and discourage  the agitator and denounce
the tactics practiced by the leaders of the U. M.   W, of A. in
attempting to detain men from securing work. This is Sabotage
dealt out in another form  to the  injury of the prosperity of
our city.
The Big Store
NewGoods arriving
by every boat
We are showing some exceptional values in many
staple lines.   See our showings of
Towellings, Towels-special
Shaker's Flannels and
Flannellette Blankets
We have the best values ever shown in this vicinity,
all were bought at clearing prices, and we
are offering them to you
at Bargain Prices
We want your Grocery Order, and guarantee satisfaction,
a* our Grocery Department it stocked with nothing
but the cleanett of fresh groceries.
Phone 38.
TtfOTICE ir heii'by given that tlie
^ reserve existing liy reason  of
the notice published in tlie British G
liimbia Gazette nf December 27tlt,
1907, ia cancelled in ao far as the Mme
relatjs to the following described lands
so aa topirinituf tbe sale of the timber
standing thereon:—
Commencing at the nortlienst c rner
nl' of Lot Nn 2849. Uerlonda Island,
New Westminster District; thence east
18 chains; thence ninth 4 chains; thence
east 19 chains; i hence sou'Ii 25 chains;
thence west. 32 chains, mure or lrss. tu
the enst boundnry of Lot No. 2849;
thence northerly along theeiiat Imun-
cbuy of sniil lot to the point of com
mencement; containing by admeasure
inent lit acres more or less,
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lauds,
Victoria, B.C., December 11th, 1912
Dec 21 Hiu
For absolute protection write a Policy in
Liverpool, England.
TOTAL ASSETS, 826.78b.93
Local Agent
Mrs   Simmft will «iv«   It'Stums ill  th*
pi ami -it bt" Ii use iu jeru . lein, f uivrly
i.w.fd hy Mr. sma* St. wir*, at xny
t un* by tpp'iuuu'iit, except   Tui-»ttxy«
Trade Marks
Copyrights Ao.
Antone Btndlni a .ifcet ^h and deicrlplloti wny
(illicitly imneriuiiv our t^-tnion fm whoiiior an
invention Ii probftblr PiU*iluW4ll,CoTrimuiil('(*.
■ont froa. OMort »«noy fori&u\Hg*utti)ti,
l'utenta taken through Munn A to. r«u*Hll
il'fcfaf nof(c(, withoutcbnnto, lath*
Scientific American.
A handwrnfiy iliBttmterl weekly. Un*n dr.
culatlou o[ fluy PWRUfjO Journal. 'icr..iiltir
Canada. $a.7B a Jtax, |>v*tt*?a P"l>ai<L bold by
alt ncwiJuaiert,
MUNN & Co.se",'°"d—»
Bnooh Oriioa, a V Bt. WMtiUnnoi".
J^OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the List of Voters for the
Comox Electorial District has been cancelled and that application to be placed on the Voters' List will be received at my office
at Cumberland where printed forms of affidavit to be used in
support of an application to vote will be supplied. The list of
persons claiming to vote will be suspended from and after the 7th
day of April, 1913, and a Court of Revision will be held on the 19th
day of May, and notice of objections to the insertion of any names
on the Register of Voters must be given to me thirty clear days
before the holding of the Court of Revision.
Dated this 3rd day of March, 1913.
Registrar of Voters,
Comox Electoral District.
****** the inlander, cuiiMauNiV, a.r
" The Magnet Cash Store "
Phone 31
Cumberland, B.C.
Ladies' Slippers, Men's Boots
and Shoes, Boys Lecky Shoes
Mondays and Fridays
Dunsmuir Avenue
gpmberland, B. <$.
The Depot
Barber Shop
Opposite the Hotel Union and
au joining; the Railway Station
The finest Cigars and the best of
Tobaccos always on band.
T. E. Johnson
Cumberland, B.C., March 8,1913
This is to certify that J. Newbury holds my power of attorney
to receive and sign all documents
and cheques.   Henry Halliday
J, Newbury, Attorney.
VOTICE is hereby given that meet-
ings of ihe Provincial Agricultural  Ciiiiiniissinn   will  lie  held  at the
following phicrs:—
Nanaimo—April IIth, 10 a.m. anil
2.8'l p.m., Ciiy Hall
Parkaville-April 12th, 10 a. m.,
Agricultural Hull.
Alberni—April Kith, 10 a.m. and
2.30 p.m.; April 16th, 10 a.m., Court
Courtenay—April 17th ami 18th,
10 a.m. ami 2.80 p.m. of both day?,
Agricultural Hall.
Duncan—April 21st ami 22nd, 10
a in anil 2.U0 p.m. i.f both days,
Tin- G'ffituisaiQii will hear evidence
in nil iimiit'is atiecting sgriculiural
conilitiniir in the Province, All persons
interested ure invited to he prraent,
W.y/. //AYWAKD, M.L.A.,
U. D. CuRistznsen,
irasad. *o.tht
i^uiwiiiK, P»W'J»v, 10,« wi|i b-1 •
cei'ved »t W> ' W™ u«til 6 p W. **|.".
day, the mi AM"'. *»Wi tor •',„ erecti n
ti'U iul«U"n ol j, 5ubUo Buil(Jjl K  t
Unior. S.y, BO
Plans nd speciGcatinna can be seen al
ihe Pi.it. Office, Uuion Bay. snd at thi
office. Tenders, will not be considered
unlets made upon, and in accordance witl'
the cndili'ins contained in forms furnished by this office. Forma of tender oai.
be am ured upon spplication tu ihe under
Each tender must, be acciunpaned by
an accepted cheque on a chartered bull,
nayxhle to the.ider of the Honeurahle
the M i.i-ier nf Public Works nf CanacL
f r a sum eciivalent to ten per cent of the
amount of th- tender.
R sident Architect.
Dept. Public W rk   of Canada,
Resident Architect's Office,
Victoria, B  C.
Full Stock of Wheat, Corn, Bat-ley, Oil Cake
Meal, Oats and Crushed Oats, kept on hand
all the time at the Lowest Market Prices.
Made from No. 1 Hard Wheat, First Quality Family
Flour $1.65 per sack
Leave your orders at
A. B. Crawford
Corner Duns nuir and First Street
Synopsis ol Coal Mining Regulations
OOaIiminii giiKhtsof the Dmiiiiii
>. Ma"it"t>a, SH-k>*tclie*»n an Albert..
he Yukon T. riiiory. theN nh»e»i Terri
r.'-rie" aud in a portion of the Province "I
British C'lutnbia, may be leased for a term
•f twenty-one years ar n annual rental of
Si a- acre. N't more ih-tn 2,500acns
*l'l b'leas.d to i ne apiilicant.
Appliostioii for a lease must be mad. b>
he apnhoant in person tn the Agent or sub
vg..i.t of the district in which the right,
applied for are situated.
In surveyed tun it .ry the land must be
described by sectious.or I.«hI subdivisions
..f sections, and in unsuiveyed'emtory
i he tract applied for shall be staked out by
'heapp'icattt himself.
IS wli application must be accompanied
by afee of$5which will be refunded if the
i. hts applied fnrarenntav.ilabie, but nut
iiherwise A r> y-.lt> shalt he pair) nn 'to
.tieroltantHhleuuiput nf the uiine ar ih>
'ale i f live centi per t n.
T.ie person operation the mine shall
tirnish the Ageni wlths'snm returns ac
nui'iitin f- r the full quantity of m- rch-
ooabli coal mined and pay the royalty
hereun. If the o al uiiuiag rights are
lotbeinu operated sue1' returns shall be
inroinhed at least once a year.
The lns>e will include the coal mining
• iy Ii ts only, but the 1 asee may be permitted tn purchase whatever avai able sur
facerigbts may be considered uecessaiy
f rthew rkingof ihe mine at the rate of
$10 OOanaore
F"i fullii f'ir'iisti.iii application eh -nlit
be made to the Secreaiy of ihe Depot-
■nentof the Ilite'ior. Ol'aw-,,   or to   any
auent . r Sub At/' n' ■ ID minion Lamia
W   W. CORY,
Deputy Minister of ihuloteiinr.
N B- Unauthorised publication of this
advet'isi PIUIO  ajlhiotb   t aid for.
Victoria Land District
District of Hayward
Take notice that Muigau O'Brien, of
Nanaimo, B.C., occupation hotel proprietor, intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted at the
N W. Comer of P.R. S795, thence north
40 chains, east 40chains, south 46 chaina,
est 40chaiiis to point of commencement,
containing 160 acres more or leas.
Morgan O'Brien, Applicant
it. J. H. Keown,   Agent.
Dated December JlOtta, 1912. 23 i
Sayward Land District.
District of Sayward
Take nutice that James Affleck, of
Nanaimo, B.C., occupation agent, intends
to apply for permisssion tu purchase
the following described lands:— Cummsn-
ing st a post plsnted st the southeast
corner of Pr. 3796, thence north 40
uhains, thence east 40 chains, thence
south 40 ohains, thence wsst 40 chains to
point of commoiicemeut, and containing
1B0 acres more ur less. Jibii Arriici.
M. J. M Kaowu, agsnt
Dated December 20th, 1912,
District of Sayward.
Take notice that Fred Booth, of Nan-
aimo, occupation bookkeeper, intends to
apply fur permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing st
a post planted at the northwest oorner of
T. A. Toombs' spplication to purchase
(of (540 acres), thenoe north 80 chsina;
thence east 80 chains; thenoe south 80
chainsi thenoe west 80 chains to point of
commencement, and containing 640 acres
more or less, Fred Booth,
M.J.MKeown, sgant.
Dated Dseetnber 10th, 1912.
lake notice thatT. A. Toombs, of Na.
naiiiin, B.C., occupation broker, intends
to apply fur permission to purchase the
following described lauds:—Commencing
at a post planted at the northesst oorner
of TL87488, ihonce west 80 chains,thence
north 8U chains, thence east 80 ohains,
i hence south 80 chains tu point of oir-u.
menceiueut, containing 640 acres; ruure ur
'►SS, ".  A TOuiiBS,
M. i, McKeown, sgent.
Daied December 29th, 1018,
T»,V» votiiki that Uiltou Eatou,
uf Nuuaimo, occupation a broker,
intends w apply for permission to pur-
"*.ase the following described lands;-..
Commencing at s post planted at the
northwest comer of TL 4881, thei.oe
ninth 80chains, thenoe east 80 chains,
thence soul h 80 ohsius, thenoe west 80
chains to point of commencement, and
containing 640 acres mure or less,
Hilton Eaton.
M. J. MKeown, sgent.
Dated December 20th, 1914
Take notice that A. E, Toombs, of Nanaimo, occupation broker, intends to sp*
ply for permission to purchase the follow
owing described lands:— Commencing at
a pust planted at the northesst corner of
TL 37183, thence noith 80 chsins, thence
east HO chains, thenoe south 80 chsins,
thence west 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 640 sores mure
or less. A. E. Toombs.
M..i. McKeown, sgent.
Dated December 20th, 1912.
Take notice that Charles Reddy, nf
Qoebtc, H Q„ occupation clerk, intends
to apply for permission to purchsse the
following described lands:—Commencing
at a pust planted at the northwest corner
of Hilton Eaton's application to purchase,
thence north 80 chaius, thenoe east 80
chains, thence S'Uth 80 ohains, thence
west 80 chains to point of commencement
snd containing 640 seres mure or less.
CXASl.ES Rsddt,
M. i. MKeown, sgent.
Dsted December 30th, 1912.
GOLDEN OAK DINERS, leather padded, six-pieo^
sets, ranging from - - $22 00 to $35.00
Golden Oak and Mahogany Eockers, $5 to $10
Parlor Tables .... $3 50 to $7
Curtains, 20% Discount for cash during March
Lace, Tapestry, Muslin, etc.
We carry a full line nf Furniture ami House-furnishings,
Ranges, etc., etc.
The Furniture Store
McPhee Block A.   McKINNON      Cumberlan    B.O
Victoria, B.C. THOMAS' CROSSING, Cumberland, B.C
Phone 964 8idney, B C, Phone K 36. Phone 83
S.NAKAN0& eo..
Head Quia: 518, Fisguard Street,
Hardy & Biscoe
Auctioneers.      Fire and Life Insurance.
FAR  Q Al C   Farms, Bush Lands, Desirable Lots and
lUII UnlX Bungalows in Courtenay, B.C., V.I.
Auction Sales of Real Property, Farm Stock, Furniture,
etc.t conducted on the shortest notice at
reasonable terms.
• Phone 10 Courtenay, B.C.
Capital Paid Up $11,500,000
Reserve Fund, 112,500.000
Drafts Issued In any ourranoy, payable aU over the world
highest ourrant pats* allowad on depoalM of (I and upward*
CUMBERLAND, B.C., Branch-   -   -     OPEN DAI''
D. M. Morrison,  Manager
Wm. H.Hoff,   Manager.
Phone 67
Agent for iIn*
Alex Ilenrlo md, Proprietor
EfttuateA And h<-iL'n« furnUbed
on Application
Real Estate and Insurance
Licenced Auctioneers and
Valuers,   Notary   Public
We hare a large number of enquiries for Acreage in
Comox Valley. If you have anything to sell list with us.
We are Auctioneers, see us if you want a sale and we
will arrange one at the shortest possible notice and get
the best prices.
only keeps cold out. but
conservesbody-warmth; body-
fat B6T
srves the same purpose,
it enables us to resist unsettled
element's and serves as the
great source of our body-heat.
Greater body-warmth means
richer blood, more fat, not
obesity but fat which the body
consumes for warmth, vitality,
resistance-power—as a furnace
consumes coal for heat—
Scott's Emulsion does this.
A teaspoonful after each
meal makes body-warmth—
healthy, active blood —
sharpens the appetite and
makes all good food do good.
Jfi drives out and keep* out cold*
by raising endurance-power
and creating strength.
Reject substitutes for SCOTTS.
Scott & fcowiie. Toronto, OnUiU   it-si
White Pine Culls Now In Demand
A peculiar feature ot curreut hi rafter demand tn the old wiiite pine sections of toe North is the extraordinary requirement for low grade etock.
It Is so persistent and devouring that
It takes in culls so ranks that 20 or
30 years ago they would have boon
considered refuse, fit only for the
ffoughest kind ot patching up of sheds.
and when accumulation became too
burdensome Uiey were thrown into
Dhe burner or used to build wh.irroa
or roadways, of for firewood. Grading
downward has come with the demand
?or box material, until three-men
boards, as they have been Jocosely
Tailed, are now graded as No. 5 or
anything bolow that. The call for
'iow-Krade stuff has become so general and insistent that such stuff Is
moTe saleable than the medium and
better qualities. This feature ls true
Hot only of the lumber market of the
Northe-m 8iates, but pertains also to
that of Canada. At Toronto the de-
fcannd for the lower grades of pine
Is especially active and Inrfce, po that
tlwrc is a veritable shortage of mill
culls and what are call°d dead pickings, in lt. This enndllirm with respect, to the lumber market of Ontario shows how closely thn lumber trade
of that province is connected with
that nf this country, the same requirements for cull lumber—namely, for
box maaufacture—prevallinc In that
province as in the northern part of
t&e United States. The way In
Vfrieh the mil lumber ot tihe Northern States and Canada is helng used
\sp nl most to the last carload has
Vartre than ordinary significance. it.
rxea.ns that anything In the shape of
% tree or log is being utilized In the
■way of sawed product, and that tlni-
"3>cir that was once considered usable
^Mly as firewood Is now betng contorted into 'umber that actually soils
quicker than good stock.—American
Poor old Patrick! He wns but tho
tonadow of his old self. He waB a sol-
flier hoy who'd been serving In a minor war in tlie hill country of India,
and he'd had a rough time, hedad.
So Boedy, ,*o thin and worn indeed,
Iran Patrick that he was invalided
home that he might have an early op-
^Kvrtimlty of pulling himself together,
and showing that he was truthfully
a. brawny son of Erin.
As he stepp°d ashore from thn troop-
•jnip at Southampton his couslu Timothy stepped up to meet him.
Why, Patsy, my bhoy, remarked the
•tousin, it's right, glad that 01 am to
MM ye're hack from the front.
Patrick looked grieved and sad,
«enaa*tc-r^d and lll-at-easo.
Bednd, Tim, he said, 0! knew Ol
W&3 thin, but Oi'm bothered if Ol
ttough! J was as thin a3 that.
The Etiquette of War
War—that lb   \arfare between civilized natlon3—has   Its code   of   etiquette, known as the Customs of War,
- some of which are written, others tac-
; [tly agreed to.
j    Obvious examples of   fighting   eti-
' quelle are the ru!es which protect the
1 Red Cross flag of the ambulance, and
; forbid the use of explosive, or within
limits, expanding bullets.
1     Nominally, a general may use any
! means In'liis power to bring his fo'
i to subjection-.     A leader may cut off
his enemy's f:.od and water supplies.
He may subject him to all the horrors
of famine and thirst; but he must not
poison his food or water.
Suppose a place is boseleed and
that outside the walls are wells which
the beselgers cannot effectively hold,
and which the beselged can reach
under <:over of night. The beselgers
would he Justified In sending parties
to fill up the wells with earth and
^ton"-s, or to destroy them with dynamite. On the other hand, to pollute
tlie wells with poVon or to throw dead
animals into vhem, would be an In-
1 fa my.
A prisoner of war has his r!j?Ms.
! Ho may he asked to givo his parole—
j to promise not to escape; but he must
not be forced to give his parole, and
| \* not to ho punished for refusing to
do so. A prisoner on parole who at-
i tempts to escape Is liable to be shot,
! ^l+her when escaping or if re'aken
j alive.
An unparol^d prisoner may also be
' sboL*while in the act of escaping;
I but If recaptured, it would be, murder
j to shoot him, though he may be
I placed In more rigorous confinement.
A prisoner may be compelled to
earn his keep by working at his trade
If he has one, or by doing work for
his captors not of a purely military
nature. Thus, he may be ordered lo
asslBt in draining tho camp In which
he la a prisoner; but it would not be
fair to put him to building foitilica-
'the customs of war justify the employment of spies, but under certain
rules. II' a soldier voluntarily turns
traitor, the other side are entitled to
make use of him; but it is not right,
to tempt a soldier to betray his own
If thus tempted, a man may pretend to turn traitor, and deceive the
enemy with, false information. On the
other hand, voluntarily lo go over to
the enemy, pretending to bo a traitor
or deserter, would be dishonorable
conduct—that Is if the preluded
traitor [3 an officer or soldier.
A spy, of course, has no rights, and
ls at all times liable to be shot or
hansed at sight.
An officer or soldier, however,
caught lu the enemy's eamj must not
be treated as a spy, but as a prisoner
of war, provided he Is not disguised.
If a commander takes port in a
charg-e, or persistently exposes himself to fire, ho must take his chance
of being shot; but In big affairs I* Is
not the game to detail marksmen to
try to pink oft your opponent's general, though every effort may be made
to capture him.
When a city or town ls bombarded,
publltc buildings—unless used for defensive purposes—should be spared
as far as possible. When a place is
captured, the victorious foe Is entitled
to seize art treasures and so on, and
to bold them to ransom. To injure
or destroy them would he the act of a
When a country |s invaded, the invader can compel the inhabitants to
supply him with food aud other supplies, nnd to act as guides, workmen,
and drivers.
A person who, not belonging to any
recognized military force, takes up
arms acainst an invader is liablP to
be shot like a doq: when captured. Retaliation ts Rnnetlotled by the customs
of war. it. Is military vengeance
and takes place when an outrage
committed on one side ls avenged by
the commission of a similar act on the
Thus, an unjust execution of prisoners bv the enemy may be followed by
the execution nf an equal number of
prisoners held by tho opponents.
The Cheery Ad. Man
New Merchant—How    big   an    ad
would you advise?
^advertising Man—That depends on
bow many ions of customers your
fltoiv floor will sustain. You would
not wi 'it 'em to break tJhrough into
Ihe cellar, -'t course.
Tne iiian who has a photograph of
tklfl Wlfo and kids ou his desk may be
t* fieniamontiiHst—hut he's a depynd-
tlblt! iU'Tt of a coot,
Th? summer j^lrl has   reigned   in
Qivw <if the cuddU'Some girl.
"When vou htr/in to KiniT and feel a
taming sensation in the nasal piisa^'fi,
tar when u tickling irritation in your
throat spurts you coughing, the first
Important tiling ifl to act at one*. It's
the. HQgl Cted cold that becomes troublc-
^siwne and dangerous.
Tnc second Important thing to do is
to Uke Na-Dru-Co Syrup of Unseed,
Itfeortaesnd Chlorodyne, and Urv;» it up
till '.lie cold disappears entirely.
fta-Dra-Co Syrup of Unseed, Licorice,
cad Chlorodyne is absolutely free from
kutm?fu! drills, nnd cau safely be given
even to moderately youri* children.
Uispltoisant tasting aud quick acting,
promptly relieving the irritation of the
throat and nostrils,' loosening the
ISMcaa, promoting expectoration, and
^backing the cold.
'i'rrcr druggist has Nn-Dm-Co Syr.ip
-af UuStea, Licorice anil Chlorodyne in
.ijc. said yx bottles, or can quickly get
•itfor too. Compounded liy the National
Dreg arid Chemical Co. of Canada,
United. 315
Sabbath Desecration
In Illustration of the dreary Olns-
gow Sunday a lecturer told this story
of the lute J. L. Toole. He -.vas leaving his hotel In Glasgow one line Sim-
dny morning when tho sun was shining brightly. As ho was strolling
along George Square a policeman
eyed Mm suspiciously, and at last ap-
pro.nc.hed and said:
Ye, had better tak' care what ye're
What am I doing? Inquired Toole.
nnd added with a merry wink, why,]
I'm not even whistling.
No, replied the Glaswegian In solemn and reproving tones; but ye'rn
looking almost as happy as if it wire
Brutal Exhibition In an English Town
Is Stopped by Audience
An exciting scene occurred at a
music hall, In which the audience rose
In a body nnd protested against tbe
performance waa described to the
Scarborough magistrates yesterday
when John Hendrickaon, proprietor ot
an animal circus, was summoned fur
cruelty to a small bear and a monkey.
It was altered that on Monday night
defendant introduced at the Peopled
'Palace and Aquarium what was described as n tight between the bear and
tho monkey. The latter had tied to
Its neek a heavy weight, which prevented lt from moving easily; and a
small black hear was dragged on to
the stage, evidently very much against
Its will.
I am now Introducing John Join
son, defendant told the audience. You
will now see a fight between black and
white. He then incited the animals
to fight.
Tho monk"y jumped upon the hear s
hack and bit it about the eyes. The
hear attempted to escape from the
stage, but the defendant dragged it
forward again and a fierce struggle of
about one minute's duration ensued
between  iho animals.
The bear freed Itself, but the de
fendant. again brought It up to tho
scratch and a rurlher fight took place
The audience rose almost en masse
and protested against the continuance
of the disgraceful exhibition and subsequently the manager burred the performance for the rest of tho week.
Defendant told the magistrates that
he was very sorry thut he had ever
shown the bear. The two animals
had played together like kittens.
The ntag'strates imposed a line ot
$5 and cost3.
Nine Out  ol  Every  Ten  Show
Symptoms   oi This   Serious
So steadily does anaemia undermine
the health of young, growing girls and
young women that it is rightly regarded as one of the greatest enemies of
her sex. Kino women out of ten
are bloodless, more or less, and in
many cases neglect has allowed anaemia to develop into hopeless decline.
There Is a security and now strength
for weak, tired girls and women in
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale
People. They actually make the
new. good blood of health that banishes the "aiwapa tired" weakness, and
the continual backaches of anaemia.
They drive away headaches, the low
spirits. I lie palpitation of the overworked heart and the fits of nervousness that mark the women whose
wnilt blood is unable to nourish their
wasting frames. I)r. Williams' Pink
Pills have given health to unhappy
anaemics in cases too numerous to
record. Here Is one example, Miss
Hattifl It. White, Whitehall, Ont..
says:—"Home two years ago I became
very much run down. I consulted a
doctor who told me that It was a bad
case of anaemia and nervousness. I
had most of the symptoms that accom-
pa.ny this trouble, such as headaches,
a tired feeling, poor appetite, and pallor. The doctor's medicine did not
seem to help me and then I began
changing from ono medicine to another, but with no better results.
Finally at tho suggestion of my mother ! decided to try Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills. I got two boxes and by the
time I had taken them I began to feel
better. This cheered me very much,
and I continued using the Pills until
I had taken nine or ten boxes, when
I was again enjoying the very best
ef health, and had gained In weight as
well. I have proved in my case thnt
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are a cure
for anaemia, and can recommend
them to similar sufferers."
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mail at 50 cents a box, or six boxes
for $2.50. from The Dr. Williams'
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W.N.U.  928
The prisoner is discharged,
What's that, judge?
Vou are discharged, I say.
But judge, 1 pleaded guilty,
I can't holp that.    Co ou away.
I plraded guilty, your honor, nnd
guilty I waa, aud I think 1 ought to go
to jail.
Will you keep still? The court is
done with your case.
The Indictment charged me with using poisonous flavors in soda water,
judge, and I certainly did. Now I
want to pay tlio penalty.
Once and for all, my man. 1 order
you to quit bothering this court. Ynu.
■'were charged with adulterating soda
water. The evidence showed that
you labelled your bottles sody water.
That lets you out. There is no law
against putting impurities in sody wa-
t.-r. Tlie law refers only to soda water, sir.
1 had no Intention of evading the
law, Judge. I spelt lt sody through
Ignorance. Can't yau send me up for
a month or so?       ,
No, sir, not for a minute. Tbe law-
Is the law and I a'u two to defend it
from violation. Officer, throw this
person into the street.
Matter of Taste
He was the sort of young men who
takes a girl but and talks a lot of
pretty things, but never dreams of buying anything, not even a penny bar of
cocoanut taffy. They had been walking out together tor quite a time, and
she was getting a bit tired ot it. One
evening they came to a pause outside
a gaily decorated confectioner's shop.
Look, darling, he whispered gushingly,
I can see your beautiful sweet face
quite clearly in that window,
But she was determined on malting
a change. That's all right. George,
about my sweet face, she said, coldly,
I'm tired of hearing about It. I wish
you'd remember my sweet tooth now
and then instead.
Edward cleaned up $10,000 yesterday.
Edwin—Great,     How did he do lt?
Edward—Oh, easy enough. Used
one nf these new machines for washing bank notes.
Andrew Carnegie tells a lale nhout
taking a German financier travelling
In America on a visit to Niagara Falls.
The millionaire, accustomed lo outbursts of wonderment and enthusiasm
wns not a little astonished to sea his
Teutonic friend stand and gaxe stolidly upon that roaring cataract without evincing the faintest emotion.
Finally, unable as he admits, any
longer to conceal Ills chagrin and disappointment Mr. Carnegie turned to
his companion and asked:
' Don't you think that's a wonderful
Vot? asked the German.
Why, that gigantic body ot water
pouring over that lofty aicclplce.
The gentleman from the fatherland
stood for a few seconds longer, then
looked up blandly and asked:
Yell.    Vat's to hinder It?
Don't Persecute
your Bowels
Cut out cathartic* and ptireatiTit.   They ar*
brutal-harali-unncuitary. 'liy
Purely vegetable. Act
gfnilvon lh.:l.vcr,
eliminate hile.and
soothe l heddt*
cr le inem b ran*
oi the ho wel
Care Cm-
Silk HeaJatht and ffiAfifi'im, mt mitlhn*  Into*.
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The Central Business College, Toronto, with Four City Branch Schools.
—The Centr.il Telegraph and Railroad
School and The Shaw Correspondence
School, are row eomnonly known as
"Shaw's Sel..«ls." In these schools
a great work is being done tn training
young people for business pursuits
and for earning good salaries. The
annual curriculum Is interesting and
Is mailed free on sendlt^ request to
W. II, Shaw, President. Toronto,
Ono Saturday night, as the hour
struck eight, a small figure might have
been seen sitting up in Its cot, and
gazing thoughtfully Into space. The
thinker was little Hobble and he was
up against the biggest problem he had
ever had to tackle tn all the vast experience of liis six years.
Were father, mother and brother
Jack going out while he was put safely to bed? That was the question
and oh J how to find out.
Stay! A ihotight suddenly struck
Master Bobble, aged six, and he called
to brother Jack to come at once.
Brother Jack came and was hugged
violently for two or three moments
and then thrust on one side.
Call mummie now! demanded Bobble.
Munimle wns called and subjected
to Identically the same treatment, except after pushing her away from
him, Bobbie looked steadily at her,
triumph struggling with sorrow in his
face-as he exclaimed,
Tliere! I knew if. Vou are all going out without me! 1 can smell
fresh soap on your faces!
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afford relief in the most acute form of
summer complaint. Whenever the
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stomach and Intestines and allay the
Iniiatlon and pain. A trial of It wlll
convince anyone of the truth of these
A physician tells a Btory of a philanthropic doctor in a Pennsylvania
coal mining town who presented each
household with a nice new thermometer and told the people the necessity
of maintaining proper temperature.
When making his rounds oue day he
observed his thermometer hanging in
tlie room. He enquired of the woman of the house If she had remembered his Instructions.
Indeed, sir. I do. was the response.
I hang the thing right up there and
1 watch It carefully to sec dt does not
get too high.
Good, exclaimed the doctor. And
what do you do when the temperature
rises above 70 degrees?
Why. sir. answered the woman, with
the air ot one faMhful to a trust,
when it gets too high I take it down
and put it outside until it cools off.
The average woman knows more
about her neighbor than she knows
about herself.
Wilson—Why do you roll your cigarettes?
Nelson—Well, old chappie, I must
take some exercise, you know.
When anvone says to a wise mnn:
Isn't that tho best way? he always
says yes.
Many a boy lias acquired some very
good habits by not following in the
footsteps of bis father.
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Ready to serve without
further cooking by adding
cream or milk.
Often used with fresh
or canned fruit.
"Tlie Memory Lingers"
Canadian   Postum  Cereal  Co.,
Ltd., Windsor, Ontario.
Distribution From the Dominion Experimental Farms. 1912-1913
By Instructions of the Hon. Minister ot Agriculture a distribution ot
superior sorts of grain and potatoes
will bo made during the coming winter and spring to Canadian farmers
The samples for general distribution
will consist of spring wheat, 5 lbs;
white oais, 4 lbs; barley, u lbs; and
field peas i> lbs. These will bo sent
out from Ottawa. A distribution or
potatoes lu a lb samples will be carried on from several of the experimental farms, the Central Farm at
Ottawa supplying only the provinces
o[ Ontario and Quebec. All samples
will be sent free, hy mall.
Applicants must give particulars In
regard to the soil on their farms, und
some account of their experience with
such kinds of grain (or potatoes) as
they have grown, so that a promising
sort for their conditions may be selected.
Each application must be separate
and must lie signed by the applicant.
Only one sample of grain and one of
potatoes can be sent to each farm.
Applications on any kind of printed
form cannot he accepted. If two or
more sample* are asked for In tho
same letter only one will be sent.
As the BUpply of seed ts limited,
farmers are advised to apply early;
hut Hie applications .will no: neressar
liy he filled in Ihe exact order I
which they nre received. l'rorei
enee will always be given to the inos,
thoughtful and explicit requests. Ap
plications reci Ived after the end ol
January will probably bo too late.
All applications for grain (and ap
plications from the provinces of Ontario and Quebec for potatoes) should
be addressed to the Dominion Cereal-
1st. Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. Such applications require no
postage. IE otherwise addressed delay and disappointment may occur.
Applications, for potatoes, from
farmers in any other province should
be addressed (postage prepaid) to the
Superintendent of the nearest Branch
Experimental Farm In that province,.
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power of this distressing trouble? No
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the bringing to his attention of Dr.
J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy. This
remarkable remedy rests lis reputation upon what It has done for others.
It has a truly wonderful record, covering years and years of success in
almost every part of this continent,
and even beyond the seas.
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Sir. W. G. Reid, Hamilton,Ont., wiites:
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1 Rheums isui. I tried almost everything
knov. n to medical science and sought
change cf climate without relief. Your
manager ia this city ret uiiuended Gin
Pills aud I have since taken eight boxes
and am now cured. I consider Gin
Pills the conqueror of Rheuuiatiaui and
Kidney Disease".
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A Matter of no Importance
Little Kitty, with arms spread well
across tl- ' Ul le. and with 111• lo tongJO
well out. was bending over a piece of
paper, on which she made queer and
Illogical dots and marks.
Darling, cried her mother, as she
came Into the dining-room and found
the curly head so low over Its task,
what are you doing?
Oh, Just writing to my friend, LUUe
Smith! answered Kitty quietly, and
resumed her wayward scratches.
Her mother suppressed a laugh as
she wathud tho earnest little dashes
scrawled across thi white paper.
Then she finally snl.1, trying to speak
with ns much Indifference lu her voice
as had her little daughter:
But, dearest, you don't know how
to write, do ynu?
No, mumsle, replied the Bmall
scribe, as she glanced round pityingly
nt her parent. But what does that
mutter? LIUle Smith can't read.
Mlnard's  Liniment  Cures Colds, Ac.
Made to Me.isure
The traveller was waiting at the
little countryside station when he was
suddenlv startled by a Bharp ringing
of a bell.
Instantly three of the railway employees ranged themselves up in a
line on the platform, and stood nt attention .
A moment later a locomotive flashed by with a single carriage. Out of
the window of the carriage a man
was leaning. He made hurried notes
In a pocket-hook as he passed.
The traveller marvelled greatly, and
Inquired of the station-master the
meaning of the strange scene he had
That? repll'd the official. That was
the company's tailor measuring us for
new suits.
Then the traveller went tnnd nnd
promptly bought a station sandwich.
Very Evident
An old bon-vlvar.it who kept a fine
establishment received a visit from
his malden-annt. He took great pride
In showing her over the place and
pointing out its many treasures, remarks Lipptncott's. As a special
favor he let her have a glimpse of his
famous wine cellar.
You're the first woman who has
ever set foot In here, he said.
Gracious. I should say I wns. she
replied. Why the plaeo ls full of cob-
While the new C.rand Trunk Pacific
hotel In Edmonton has been christened after Sir John A. Macdonald the
Great Canadian statesman It Is also
said to lie a fact that the original settler in tlie Albertn.11 Capital was a man
named John Macdonald, who came
from Gaith nt Ihe close of tho eighteenth century and established what
ls today a thriving city of 55.000 before the Hudson's Bay Company erected its fort and trading station on the
bonks of the Saskatchewan River. It
ls said that he crossed the plains with
nn ox team in tho summer of 1789 and
located on a farm over-looking the
river, within a stone's throw of what
is now the principal business thoroughfare. Thus the "Chateau Macdonald," will have double associations
nnd a link with the history ot the
city In which it is situated as well as
with tho history of the entire Dominion.
Tne Playing of It
Town Bend Leader—Tills is great.
Most of tho audience Is weepin'.
Oboe player—Aw, I bet It isn't the
sentiment of tho piece—It's the way
we played It.
Naturally an actress thinks she's a
star when she's praised to the skies.
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Hamilton, Canada
When Papa Sleeps
When my pa's awake lie's still,
Dis like you and me,
Never makes a bit ot noise
Dls still as ho can be.
But when he goes to sleep, oh,
lie makes such a clatter
Sct'Tcs you almost half lo death
Wond'ring what's the matter.
First he gives a growl or two,
Then begins to rumble;
Then lets out a snort or two,
Then ho'll groan and grumble.
Wonder If pa's broke lnsido,
Or boon getting rusted.
'Spect I'd bettor have hint fixed
Or he'll wake up busted.
All young widows nTe not merry,
lint some of them will be if the men
say yes, before leap year ends.
She Mad Sach
■   Beatstilal Rands
that it was perfectly evident
that she ur,cd SNAP, the
original hand
cleaner, to re*
of housework.
Hand cleaners
by any other
name do not
Smell as STTcet.
Avoid rank
Imitations, ar.d
remember the
name 36
OrJer from your (Inter to-day. d>
Celsrsd Muslclsn Whos> Work Has
Bssn Ons of ths Most Rsmsrkable
Thlnga In ths History of His Art
Wn In His Prima When Death
Cams to Him — His Father Was
Bom In Slarra Lsons.
Musicians the world ove- wlll learn
with sincere regret nf the death at the
early age nf 37 of Mr. Samuel Colo-
rdge-Tsylnr the famous composer of
"Hiawatha." Mr. Coleridge-Taylor
me* walking in the street at Croydeu
en his way to the Crystal Palace, when.
ho was taken ill and fell down in
ths road. He was unrecognised, and.
recovering himself, managed to get
home by traniear unassisted. lie went
straislit to bed snd the doctor diagnosed his complaint as influenza.
Pneumonia supervened with fatal results. Deceased had African blood in
his veins, for his father was born in
Sierra Leone, where he practiced ss a
doctor. Lis mother, however, was on
Englishwoman, and the composer
himself wss born in England it 1875.
Like many musicians, Mr. Coleridge-
Taylor  achieved fame early,  for he
was only just leaving college ss a student whan "Hiawatha's Wedding
Feast" waa first performed, and was
at once acclaimed aa a great work.
After "Hiawatha," Mr. Coleridge-Taylor's greatest triumph was "The Heath
of Minnehaha," whioh was closely followed by "Hiswatha's Departure. '
Mr. Coleridge-Taylor's 6Cope was wide,
as several of his minor production*
included music for theatres and music
halls, ranging from a ballet to the incidental music to "Othello." Another
of his works for the st gs was "A
Tale of O.J Japan," which he regarded as his best work. Mr. Coleridge-
Taylor, whose name so closely resembled that of one of tlie greatest of
English poets, was an enthusiastic
student of English poetry. He was in
the habit of absorbing his favorite
poems, making himself thoroughly acquainted with their "leaning, spirit,
and rhythm, and then he gradually
evolved the music appropriate to the
theme. He su of opinion that the
negroes of Wet Africa have a great
capacity for music, although he could
not speak from experience, having
never visited his father's native country. Neverthelcts. he took a very
great interest in negro music, and he
studied and wrote aliou, it from a
•oientiflc  point of view.
In 1604 Mr. Coleridge-Taylor crossed
the Atlantic to conduct a performance
of the choir that bears his name, and
ita members greeted him with an mia
beginning, "0, thou illustrious one,
whose genius, ss the sun, illumines
o. »• race." In 1910 lie' wrote an orchestral rhapsody on neg-o melodies. Undoubtedly lie was the first person of
negro birth to achieve fame as a creative musician. Mr. Coleridge-Taylor
believed Unit taste and capacity for
musio In England had greuiiy improved in R-cent years, und I.!; own work
mu*t be regarded ns adding lustre to
the history of musical composition in
this country.
Edinburgh Castla.
During the work of research itndrr-
tsken By -i Hoyal Commission nt
Edinburgh Castle, Mr. W, T. Oldrlevr,
Scottish Director of Work', litis mucin
some valuable discoveries.
In the course of an examination nf
the vaulted casements under the south
end oi Die Half-Moon Battery a shot
hole wns found on one of th.' wall.-,
whioh showed tlint Hint mill lini-t
have been I'm outer wall. This led t.*
the g.-outid lining opened up. and. tin-
wsll having been traced down for a
distance ol :)') leet. a vaultod chamber
wai found at the foot.
Thence a doorway led into another
vaulted chamber not yet traced. Tlie
wall at tliij point is 8 feet thick, and
undoubtedly Edwardian. Entering
I.01.1 the vaiilU'd chamber, there seems
to he another, but the excavations still
remain to be completed.
A few feet from the inner-harrier a
passngf has (/No been discovered,
which may be identical with s sally
Iiurt on the north side of the castle,
mown to exist in ilia seventeenth
century. A few relics have been
found including a gold ornament and
piece* of shell.
A Man of Ability.
Tnmsnu—Johnson has no ability of
any kind.
Jackson — No nbilityP Nonsense
Why, he tan ask you for a loan in
moli a way that yoii thank your ,uckv
star.' lor the opportunity to accommodate bim.—Tit-lliU.
Ho /   Thsy Are   Taught   by   London
Osalsra ts Talk.
There is a good deal of individuality about the parrot, to whatevr
tribe he may belong. The grey parrot from the West Coast of Africa and
Prince's Island is »nppo«ed to be the
b"st talker, hut the Indiu.i bird, al-
tlioueh perhaps not so clear of
speech, is often quite as clever.
A writer in London Ideas recently
had an interview with a dealer in
parrots of every known species. By
judicious education, he said, a psrrofc
of almost i-ny kind, from the tiny
hudeeriimr to the gigantic macaw,
mijzht be converted into a talker.
"My method?" he repeated.   "Well.
they are simple enough.    I allow my
parrots rome proportion ot  their native food—bananas,  palm, nuts and
the like.   I begin by instructing them
to pronounce one word, allowing them
two days to master it, and gradually
increasing their vocabulary to three
or four words.   I then make sentences
I of words thnt are   easily   joined   to-
! tether.   It takes a male bird at most
i two weeks   to master   hnlf   a dospn
short sentences in one language.   The
| femal.-s are not .'jiiite so quick.
|    "In teaching a parrot, an important
! secret i« to demonstrate tlie meaning
of the word or sentence if possible,
so that it will seem to speak intelligently.   For instance, pulling a newspaper from my   pocket, I  will   say.
j 'What's the timer"    The purrot will
| soon lesrn to suit the word to the
"In teaching the bird to greet a
visitor with 'How d'you do." I xepeat
the wor'i on entering its presence.
To make him ssy 'Must you goP'
"flood-bye," I rise from a chair, pick
up my hat, and while leaving tha
room repeat the words.
"There ure birds that can quote
from the classics or from the works
of some of our best known authors.
These command exceedingly high
prices. One that I taught to speak
several phrasej from Shakespeare
and Dickens, I sold to a literary man
for $100. The bird was of the common
black cockatoo species.
"Parrots are admirnhle Imitators.
I had a parrot once that could nive
on exact Imitation of Dan Leno's
voice, and crack several of his short
jokes. A clever amateur actor, who
is a pretty good mimic, taught the
bird. It took him about four months,
Mi', his patience was well rewarded.'
A well known actor heard of the bird
from a member of his company, and
bought it for $15U. Most actors hnve
a liking lor p-rrots. particularly for
the good mimics. Miss (lertie Millar
has a tine collection of Ihem.
"Large retail  business houses and
manufacturing   firms   are   also good
customers.   1 sell them what I call
m/ advertising parrots.   I have sold
to   several   tobacconists   parrots, that
, 1 have taught to say. 'Sit down for a
1 smoke.'  'Trv So-Rnd-So's cigar,"  and
j the like.   Others I have tauaht to puff
I certain well known foodstuffs for som*
of tho food rnnnnfncturing concerns.
| who lend the parrots out to the shops
that sell their speciality."
Don't Think Much of Him.
Anions the stories which are told
concerning J. M. Bnrrie are one or
two which show tbut soma of his
folks north of the Tweed are not
quite so proud of the novelists accomplishments as they might be.
Recently an old Kirriemuir woman
who knew Barrip ns a hnlrn remarked, "Weel, it's a giiid thing the laddie
can mak' snmethin' 'it his writin'. ns
bo could never have made his livin
at the mills." 	
Another   celebrity   at Mr.  Barrie«
I birthplace, the old janitor ut the town
I hall, discussed he author in the fol-
■ lowing   deprecatory   fashion:   "Do I
! ken Jeems  Barrie?    oh, aye, 1  ken
1 'im, as 1 kent his father an' mlther
! afore   "im."    "Hnve   you   read   bis
hooks?"     "Oh,   »»e!"    (guardedly.I
' "Don", you like   them!"   "I'm   use
! thinkin' muckle about them.   I know
: nmny a story that   my   gmndmither
' tol.l me that is far better than ouy 0
Jeems Harris's."
Yet another   Inhabitant   said:      if
i ye tak'   the   lees   not   d'   Ins   bulks
; (hern's miethin"  left but (lie ordinar
! crack an' conversation ye inichl hear
! anion?  folk in  the High   street  ony
e'enin'.    An'   1 assure ye   no' one o
(' j  tilings in  Ibae buiks ever/.liap-
i pened."
Cold Blooded Betting.
! The extreme callousness "f the old
English gamblers — or gentlemen, a»
| they were then called—Is illustrated
by the following neciunt which H• t-
| ii.-■    Walpole.   the   celebrated   leits-r
' writer, gives of a curious occurrence
at White's coffee house in London, In
ore of bis epistles P> Sir Horace
Mann, under date nl Sept. I. I7S0, Im
says: "1 hey h»vo put Into llie papers
a 'good story, made nt White's. A
man dropped down dead at die d «ir
and was carried in. 'I lie club un
mediately uiii'le bets whether lie v.u.<
dead or 'not, and when they were so-
ing to bleed liiin the wauerers tor Ids
doath Interposed and si id it would af-
f.'Ct tin- fsirnesj of the but. aud tbey
stopped tiicir sHorts."
Every Syllable.
There arc many stone*- told of Ihe
proiiouncintion ol certain English
names, lhat of Cholmniideley, pronounced Cbuniley, generally (liiding a
place in the list. A story, told ol
Lord Cholniondeley, gives a possible
reason tor irregularity iu pronunciations. "•
Lord Cholrhondelsy was one dav
leaving his own house, wi.eti lie en-
omineruiij a strantxer, who. not knowing his lordship hy sieht. nsked him
il Lord  Choi mon-de-tey, pronouncing
, ouch syllable distinctly, was at'hnlue.
! "No," replied the peer, without any
hesitation; "nor any ol bis "pe-o-pie."
Ontario Society Opposes Treatnj Them
as Inebriates.
Advancing civilization with its finer
knowledge, its (trowing ideal?, nnd Us
expanding spirit ol human kindliness,
is gradually abandoning many of the
old harsh and cruel method* of dealing with the victims of environment
and misfortune. Time was when the
deranged in mind were mercilessly
clapped in irons and treated as criminals, but thnt time has passed hy,
never to return. War is no longer
regarded as a great and glorious performance, hut there is u rapidly-developing consciousness that despite its
gaudy trappings and emotional appeals it is nothing more or less than
legalized murder. Some of the old
customs still persist, such as that ol
condemning the victims of drink—the
inebriates—as criminals to he thrown
in jail und covered with opprobrium,
But there is one society in Toronto
thnt in a quiet, unobtrusive way has
these ton years been seeking to
Inculcate an entirely different principle. This society is the Ontario Society for the Reformation of Inebriates. As Carlyle remarked, the weight
of inertia on the part of the niRs> of
mankind is immense, and it takes a
long time to overcome tlie force of old
traditions and apathy and instill new
ideas more in accordance with the enlightened spirit of the times. To our
forefathers the idea that inebriety
was not a crime, but in most cases a
disease, requiring treatment like any
other physical or mental disease—this
ide-a would have been scouted as fantastic. But it is no'.v recognized by
scientific men as more than an idea—
as a demonstrated fact, Since it is a
fact, it seems queer and barbarous
that men suffering from such a disease should be thrown into prison.
The whole force of tlie old penal code
was to punish, not to reform; its actuating motive was derived from the old
Mosaic law which decreed an eye for
an eye. a tooth for a tooth.
The Ontario Society fof the Reformation of Inebriates reverses this oruel
and vindicative code. It proceeds upon the principle of reformation, not
punishment; and instead of advocating or sanctioning tbe rigors of jail
punishment it adopts the more humane and m'uoh more rational plan
of using scientific medical treatment
joined with moral and religious influences.
The society does not pretend to go
deeply into the causes of drink. Only
society aa a whole can remove the
influences and environment lhat drive
some men to excessive indulgence.
What the society does do, however, is
to extend a helping, sympathetic,
practical hand to men who are beginning to slide down into the depths.
To a man who, for some reason or
other, has lost hope and even friends,
sympathy comes as an inspiration, but
when it is backed by practical assistance, it is an invincible combination.
Homilies or moralizing may be well
meant, but they do not reach the cant-
away who needs a fresh start in life
and'the material aid with which to
begin it.
The records of the society show
many eases of former vagabonds and
outcasts now holding responsible positions and restored to their families.
To meet the society's expenses the
Ontario Government contributes $5(10
a year, and the City of Toronto $800.
Its totnl expenses are now $2,600 a
year, the hulk nf which have to be
made up by  private contributions.
Our Awful Roads.
| Sir Percy Girouard, an Ottawa man
who has become one of the leading j
soldiers of the Empire, is at present '
visiting Canada. Sir Percy haa been
twenty-four years In the army, and
has,been active in Egypt and South
Africa. He is a virile, active man.
lig.nning in his decisions and tense
in manner. He is one of Lord Kitchener's proteges.
Sir Percy,  who  is  an  engineer ot
great   note,   made   these   cryptic   remarks about Canadian roads in Ot-,
tawa the other day:
"Your roads are still shocking.    I
don't  tnoau  your  railroads;  I  mean
your roads  in  the  populous centres.
Everywhere   one   sees     magnificent
buildings and fine parks, but the roads I
j ab still in a very had shape.   IU a ;
i fact, and I  believe that good mads ,
| pay.    I  repeat that: good roads pay. j
; The roads of Canada such as I have
seen, are not much better than they
I were ten years ago.   Why put ur. good
[.buildings and have bad roudsf  I understand that sometimes it is hard to i
' build  and   maintain  good  rouds   on
\ account cf frosU, but still, the roads [
'are bad, snd rewembsr that Knglund |
spends  more on  her  roads  Hum ou
her navy."
If Stolen They Return t« Their Own
Home, Ringing Ail the Way.
Solemn ceremonies precede the
dedicating ol hells for sacred purposes, according to a form prescribed
111 the Pnntifloial called "the blessing
of ;-. hell," though the popular term,
"the baptism "t » hell/ was used as
early as the eleventh century. Only
a bishop 0' ii .bless or baptize a bell.
The oil used )s the nleum infirmo-
nim fnr the outside of the hell and
the oil of chrism fnr the Inside, The
bishop pray.- repeatedly tbat the
sound of the hell may avail to summon th*1 faithful, that it may excite
thtir devotion, drive away storms and
terrify evil spirits. Bells being consecrated cannot lie rung without the
consent of the eoc'eslastlcal authorities. Knch hell receives a special
name and    as its own sponsor
There arp numerous legends that
consecrated hells would, if stolen.
return to their own home, ringing all
the way. Of an Irish hell in Leinstcr
it is related that when a chieftain of
Wicklow had obtained possession of
tt. he hud to tie it up to prevent its
escaping to St. Kilhin's Church in
Meath, where it usually abode. A
like tale is told of the bell of St. Illfyd.
which had heen stolen by a king.
"The king wbs destroyed, but. repenting before, nis death, he ordered
the bell to he restored to ita place in
Wales. Without waiting to he driven
ths horsB, with tlie bell about his
neck, set out for Wales, followed by
a whole drove of horses, drawn by the
melodious sound of the bell. The
horse was even aide to cross the River
Severn and mak1? its entry into Wales,
the other horses following. Then
hastening along the sboru, over the
mountains and through the words, it
finally reached the banks of the River
Tflf, where a clergyman, hearing the
sweet sound of the hell, went out \a
meet the horse and helped In carrying
the bell to the gate of St. Illfyd"*
Among the records of other stolen
bells is that of one from Soissons in
Burgundy, which Clothaire carried
away. The bell objected to the act hy
gradually becoming dumb on the
journey to Paris, where its voice was
discovered '.o be gone. But its voice
returned in such full force when the
bell was sent home that, its tone could
be'heard seven mil?s distant.
In the year 1541 Arthur Bulkley,
bishop of Bangor, sacrilegiously sold
tha first five hells belomrfng to the
cathedral ind went to the seaside to
see them shipped away; but at that
instant he was stricken blind and so
remained to the day of his death.
Any sacrilege- or profanation of
bells, so cacredIy blessed and set
apart for holy purposes, seems to have
met with punishment. Forrahnry
Church in Cornwall has n tower, often
termed the Silent, Tower of Bottreaux,
because it has no bell*. The reason
for the nbsenet of bells, ns given hy
Hunt in his Popular Romanes of the
West of England, is as follows:
"Some  years   ago   the   Forrahury
fiarishioners wanted to hnve a peal of
iclls which would equal those of the
church of Tintaeef, not far off. The
bells were cast, blessed with the usual
rites, then sent off to Forrahury; hut
as the vessel, afr^r making a good
voyage, netired the northern part of
the Cornish coast, the pilot heard th"
vesper hells of Tintagel nnd thanked
God for his quick and safe journey.
"This act of piety caused the captain to laugh and swear that the safe
voyage was due to hi* own skill as a
captain as well as thnt of his men.
and not to what he termed the pilot's
superstitious prayer. While yet employed in swearingsand* cursing tha
ocean swelled suddenly, and rolling
toward ths iand overwhelmed everything in its course. As the ship sank
muffled hells vVre heard tolling, and
now when storms are coming the
sound can be heard under the waves."
Remarkable Reception  to a  Rewmfc-
able Irishman by His Own People.
A    reception   remarkable   tor   it«
novelty and warmth was recently
tendered Sir Roger Casement, *hose
investigation into the bow rs connected with the rubber tratUc on ' >e
Upper Amazon have created such a
sensation, on the occasion "I his return after an absence n| eight years
to his native place. Tawin. County
Hal way,   Ireland.
Ngir Roger, who is at present consul-general at Rio de Janerin, Brazil,
has had a most "distinguished career
in the diplomatic service. He has
been British representative in the
Portuguese West African Colonies and
at Para, and has been sent on several important confidential missions
which he discharged so successfully
that his promotion has been rapid and
last year the honor of knighthood was
conferred upon him.
This distinguished diplomat is intensely Irish. Proud as he is of Iteing
a citizen and a faithful servant of Mia
great British Empire he is. like many
I notlei worthy upholder ol the honor
and dignity o'f the Anglo-Celtic race,
utill more proud to In* an Irishman. In
recent letters to the Irish press on
tho possibility of developing Irish
trade with Brazil, he has signed hi.n-
self as "British and Irish Consul.''
He is an enthusiastic worker in what
is known as the .Irish Revival Movement having for its object the cultivation of the Irish language and literature and the encouragement of Irish
industries. Tawin is one of the most
Irish-speaking districts in Ireland and
here a summer school for the teaching
of the spoken language was established some years ago and is filled during the season with people from the
cities who come to improve themselves in the native tongue amidst
the beautiful surroundings of one ft!
the loveliest spots on the west coast
of Ireland.
Of this school Sir Roger has been
a hearty patron since its inception
and he has also done much to encourage the now flourishing cottage industries of the locality.
The railway does not go to Tawin
but stops at Oranmore, about live
miles away, and here Sir Roger aud
his party were met by a big procession of jaunting cars aud men on
horseback, headed by a number of
pipers, also on horsebac!;. By this
cavalcade he was escorted to Tawiu
which was en fete for the occasion.
Arches of evergreens spanned the
roadway at intervals and appropriate,
welcoming mottoes were suspended at
vantage poinU. Every man, woman,
and child in Tawin who had not gone
to the railway station turned ont to
receive the procession at the entrance
to the village, and loud were the
cheers given in honor of the visitors.
Addresses of welcome were read to
which Sir Roger replied, counselling
the people to respect and cultivate
their native tongue and congratulated
thejp on the improvements that hail
been effected in the village during his
In the evening all the Jiouses were
illuminated and bonfires were lighted
on various points along the sea-shore.
Next evening the fourth session of
the summer school was opened and
the illuminations were continued.
The occasion was marked by a graiid
festival of music, song and dance,
the principal it**ro of which was dance
to the music of the pipes' iu which
none but couples over sevently years
of age participated. Another interesting item was a tug of-war between
a team of islanders and a team chosen (rem the students and visitors.
At the close Sir Roger Casement
announced a scheme of prizes he had
prepared for distribution at the end
of the school term.
Intrepid Inventor and 3irdman Reaps
the Reward cf Long Hardships anc*
Struggles   In   Big   Competition   op
]      Salisbury   Plain—Started   His   Ek-
,      periments    With     a     Mao-Lifting
After years of painstaking effort. M*«
S,  P. Cody, the well-known air pio*
■ noer, ol Britain, has achieved a not,
: uhl.- triumph. His suocess is the result
nf the Military Aeroplane Competition
held   recently   on   Salisbury   Plain,
These tests were  held  with the object
of selecting a machine most suitable,
! for war purposes, and they have re*
; suited iu an overwhelming victory foe
' Mr, Cody and his big biplane,  He haa
carried off the two chlai prizes, and
has  than  won   $2!>.(J0(J the  maximum^
] sum any competitor was allowed to
i win.  Only a month ago Vr. Cody wan
awarded rf!5,000 in an arbitration in a\
dispute.with.the War Office over hia
i famous wir kite.
I There were ill entrants and 32 ma-
' chines in the tebts, and the aeroplane*
. which entered had to fulfil the follow.
■ ing conditions, among others: Carry
1 a live load of 350 pounds, with fuel
1 and oi), for 4 1-2 hours; fly for threa
I hours with the load and maintain a
| height ot 4,600 feet for 'tne hour, tha
! first 1,000 feet being reached at a rata
, of 200 feet a minute; attain a speed
of 05 miles an hour; ri •■  from long
| grass, clover, and harrowed land, and
I descend in plowed land.
I    Another   important   conditior   waaj
■ that tbe machines had to be capable
j of change from flying :rim to road,
i transport trim. There was also a.
1 quick-assembly test and ;: flexibility
| of speed test.   Mr. Cody did particu.
birlv well in the last-named 'est. hia
machine bavin? a ran.:*; I -reed o|
from 72.A to 48.5 miles an hour.    Ha
Found  1812 Relic at Tt. Kl.ts.
Upon moving into a grocery store
ju-t east of thti Welland Hotel in St.
Catharines recently, the new tenant
um arihed some old saddle-bags, which
were once the property ol Col. Adams,
who fought Dgaillst the American invaders in the conflict of 1812, The old
leather receptacles which hung next
to the horso-i/sM holsters, c-rried
many Important despatch** throughout ths campaign,
Tho disregarded old toddler? Iwliiiwa]
to a Mr. Macoomb of tit, Catharines,
owner of the store.
Where the Danger Lay.
An English clergyman says that
when he came to a certain place as
vicar he asked whether there were
anv sick to he visited.
"Oh. no, sir'" was tlie answer, j
"Nobody is ever ill in Berrynarhor,
There is e: old man. to be sure, over
ninety, who has taken lat.-ly to his
bed, but there hid n't much the matter
with him that I know of."
"I thought to myself," added the
vicar, "of the story of the Scotchman
who said to his doctor:
" 'Ye pu' a vera long face, doctor.
D'ye think I'm dangerously ill?'
" *Na. na,' was the reply. '1 don't
think ye*re dangerously ill. but 1
think ye're dangerously old.' " j
Linnaeus and His Works,
How much sleep do men need? .Jeremy Taylor was content witii three,
hours, M'.xter with (our Wesley with
six. Bismarck and Gludstuiw needed
t.. tt, but Goethe, Napoleon; M;"ibeau
und Humboldt professed that 'hey
could get along very well with I*'*,
Linnaeus, the naturalist, was one i,!
those wno robbed themselves nf sleep
during their earlier year*, aud made
up for it later in life. In his vakefttl
periods during his old age he would
retire to his library, take down one uf
his own works and read it with a
sigh ol regret. "How very tine!" he
would murmur "What would I not
have* given to be abie to writ* a book
hke this!"
Perpetual Snow Line.
The level of oerpctual snow is 2.4M
ft el In Norway, 4,000 In the  British
|blOi aud lit,*.-**) -t Lav «<iuaU,r.
Mnny words ol most august sound
prove   to be   of   quite   commonplace
a nee story when traced to their origins.
| "FiHanee"   Is   really   only   "settling
I op."   Literally, it   i*  just  "ending'
1 und  wa- formerly  used  in thut  very
! simple sense iu the English language.
Then   it came   to signify   settling   up
■with   a   creditor   and   acquired   the
special sense uf ranauw.
Killed Fifty Years Ago.
While   excavating   a  cave   on   the
C.N.R. n"ar Stoneas Corners, twenty
| miles from Kingston, men unearthed
; a skeleton, and the find has caused
i a sensation iu the village, ns it has
given rise to all kinds of speculation.
I    Walter   Guthrie,   an   old   resident,
\ who lives close by ti.e cave, says he
' renvmbers a sV.ry about a girl 1 sing i
, missing fifty years ag j, who was never i
j located, and who it wns believed, hud '
i bueu lost or devoured by wolves,
A Rival of Steam.
I The crude oil engine is now homing
up as a rival of steam propulsion (or
the larger Great Lakes Iwats, Experiments nave shown that it M* as dependable as steam, takes up considerably less Space and is much chcajier
once the Initial cost of installation ha*
| been rmc
Hanged and Tarred.
An English custom of not fo long
ago was t<< hang smugglers on gibbets
arranged along the coast* and then
tar the bodies that they might he
preserved a long while as a warning
to other culprits. As late as IH2U tJirt«
men thus varnishel could have been
aeen hanging before Dover Castle.
Sometimes the process wan extended
to robbers, assass.nu. incendiaries anil
other criminals. John fainter, who
fired the dockyard at Port-mouth, was
first hanged and then tarred iu 1776.
From time to time he was given a
frcMti coat ot varnish and thus was
made to last nearly fourteen years.
The weird custom did not stop iwug<
gling or other crime.*.
A Valuable Book.
The most valuable book in the British  Museum  ia the   "Codex  Alexaii-
dnnua." said v> i>* worth $1,500,000.
Alabaster Sphinx Found.
Annthrr sphinx, weighing 00 tons
and carved from n single block of alabaster, has been unearthed at » point
between the wirld-fn'mcd Colossi oh
the water-logged plain.- of Memphis
in Egypt. For hundreds of years it
has lain in a recumbent position
buried beneath the sands on the road
to Sakkareh, To-day it is half exposed to view nnd next year it i* to
be lalsed to a vertical position abovo
the water line.
This newly found sphinx was betrayed In ii? hiding place hy Its tail,
which Mr. Mackay, oue of the students of th itlsh school In KgVpt,
discovered about a year ago. this
year when the water on the plain
subsided the complete figure wn? excavated nnd was found t-> measure
some 14 feet high and 2H feet in
length. Alabaster being a rock foreign
to the neighborhood, Ihe new «phinx
ranks as the largest tlfttt has pv<-r
been transported, The figure hea-i
no inscription, but it is con.-i lered hv
Prof. Flinders iviri". the direct ir of
tlni British school in Kgypt. tu have
ken Curved about 1300 1'   C.
DugotiK. Oil.
A Queensland correspondent wri'r«
referring to on articles in "Llovd'i
News" in which two doctors Muted
that they hail bumd school children
with brow n paper soaked In gooke
greas' next the chest a- u protection
against or cure for colds, etc. Without
expressing any opinion upon tin* efficacy or otherwise of goose urease, v>ur
correspondent points c it that the oil
of the dugong (sea-cow) has a great
reputation in Australia as n healing
agent in cases of consumption, birn«,
paralysis, insomnia, etc. The oil is
laid on a pad. applied to the skin,
and "the consumptive sucks it lu in
no time."
Queen Bees' Qlsnt.
Queen Elisabeth had a Flemish pof.
W who was over eight (eel high and
of great strength, and he was nn <'\-
uemely good-natured man. Whenever
Ir* mf.-t any one who was abnormally
tall lie used to patronize him tn »
friendly sort of way. Bnd on one occasion when be met at an inn two
soldiers who were over si feet tfi
height he said, "Come under my
arms, my little children." And taking them up, he walked down the
room with them under hll arms as if
they had been children, much t their
IIU. S.  ¥. CODY,
was the moat successful competitor m
rising tro.n plowed land and in stahiU
ity   tests  under   all   conditions
Ilriefly telling his life history, Mr,
Cody said he was born fifty years ago1
tho 6th of  last March,    "l   took  tu
kite-flying when quite a boy, and even
In those days I waB on many oeciu
si ons lifted from the ground when (ly.
ing my kite.    I  made cellular kites,
both round an I triangular, and of various  sizes.    During  the  1) >er  war  I
realized that a man-lifting kite would;
be a valuable asset to the army to re«
: place the captive  balloon  in  windy
I weather.   I su. to work to make una
; and it was eventually agreed  by tha-
! War Office lhat 1 should give an ex-.
: periment with my new inveulb n.  The
result  was  so  satisfactory  that  my
; services were engaged a* chief instruc*
1 tor in kite work  and to assist with
i the instruction in flying machines h'
i general,   1 went to the balloon factor-*
! ut South Farnborough, which is nov*
; the Royal Aircraft Factory.''  All Kusr;
'land    knows   about   Cody's    "aern:
( 'bus,"  or  his   "(lying  cathedral,"  »
\ his big biplane has been nicknamed
Everybody   expected   a character so
( picturesque and daring to do plenty ot
bflylug  »t t-'nl.shiny.     Uut nt   t>he  be*
[ginning    of    tho    cbmpotilon    who
. t lought his "call, .'dmI * would emcrgti
iii in   t, ns the victor over more than
a score of French and ISriti-di machines?   The tact \f thnt Cody lias been
regarded as a first-rate showman as
i well as au aviator; hia former while.
suits,  his  boyish  Impulsiveness,  his
Johns, and his frank egotism have he^n
duly noted and  momorlwd, so that
, they have ove.s'uidowcd his flying. He
\ ha* performed gallantly and skillfully
:   ith   his  itoroplar.es;   hut   his  vivid
]<* r-onal   qualities    have    made    the
deeper Impression on (ho public mind,
lo So- Umber, iduu, he (lew 30 mile-,
a  llrttlfth record; and in July,  lull,
he was fourth in a SM.Ono race nf 1,000
miles round  Britain.   His preference,
consistently has been for big biplanes.
When the   cathedral" Was on view at
one flying  meeting a friend of Cody
Raw  a mighty  construction of metal
hy its side,   "What's that?'' he asked,
"Is it a kitchen  ranger-" "Nn," said
Cody,  "it's my  engine.    Indeed. H'*
only hnif- tbe other half hasn't arrived."   At Salisbury   Plain  Cody  was
called   "Papa"   by   the   pilots.    They
i went to   Papa" fur all kinds of advice
1 on avistion.     Iu his sheds at Faro*
borough he hm worked steadily and
quietly.   He has never had one-twentieth ot the capital  which is at the
disposal of others.  Time aud again ho
has been pulled up for lack ot money
to curry «..! his ideals,    lint his fer*
lility of resource rrtis only I n quick.
ened His shed at Fufnhomugh i«
Miircely large enough lo hold the u»oIr
of some of the more pretentious builders. His machines have frequently
lo stand outside bis shod while nn
works inside, and one of his most tie.
quent annoyauoe* \* when the cows
come in from the field an! rub theiy
horns uu the out^trvicbcd tlauea
****** >■-"■■*-■-
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To investigate our goods and prices any time you care to call. AVc shall be
glad to show you ou? goods and quote yon prices for any job you may have
on hand. Buying our goods as we do, in carload lots, wc are in a position
to quote you the lowest prices consistent with quality. Our chief aim is to
Everthing for the Builder and  Everything of the   Best:
Paint, Oils, Varnishes, Plumbing
Supplies, Builders' Hardware, Doors,
etc., etc.
Kiln Dried Flooring and V-Joint,
Mouldings, Pannelling, Lath,   Plaster,
Brick, Cement, Lime, Sash, etc, etc.
Stock Size Door Frames and Window Frames Always in Stock for Immediate Delivery.
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Phone 66
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Farms and
OUR listings together with the 4,000 aces we have
actually bought in the Comox District consisting
nf clearer! and uncleared farms, sea and river frontage,
enables us to give intending buyers a good choice,
Coiirtenny lots on the main Union Tload and abutting
right nu tlie new station whin built, also Royston subdivision acreages and lots are just now good buys.
Come in and see us before prices advance
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Wines, Liquors and Cigars
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When tn I'iuiiIh'il.nul inuki! tliu Union yonr lieiul(|iiartein
Centre of Town I
Prices: $200
and up.
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Accident ■
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Will sail as under
Vancouver—Nanaimo—Denman Island
Union Bay—Comox Boute
Leave Vancouver, Monday, at 8p.m.   Arrive Nanaimo at 11-30p.m
Arrive Union Bay, Tuesday, at 6 a.m.  Arrive Comox at 8 a.m.
Leave Comox, Tuesday, at 11 a.m.        Leave Union Bay at noon.
Leave Nanaimo, Tuesday, at 6 p.m.  Arrive Vancouver at 9-30 pm.
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Leave Comox, Sunday, at 4 p.m. Leave Union Bay at b p.m.
Subject to change without notice
your car—don't  let it own
A new Mr. Dooley rises to
that  there  are  only   two
kinds of cars—"the Fords and the
can't affords."    You'll want a Ford
when the season is on.   Then huy
it today.
There are more than 220,000 Fords on
the world's highways—the bestpossi
ble testimony to their unexcelled worth
Prices — runabout $675—touring car
$750—delivery car $775—town car
$1000—with all equipment, f.o.b.
Walkerville, Ont. Get particulars from
E. C. Emde, Cumberland, B.C., Ex«
elusive Agent for Comox District
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