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THE ISLANDER
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VOL V., No. 13
THE ISLANDER. CUMBERLAND. B.C.. SATURDAY, JUNE 13. 1914
Subscription price, $1.50 per yew
COWARDLY ATTACK
ON WOMEN
Two Women of South Wellington BruUlly Assaulted by
Other Women.
Mrs. Walker'and Mrs. Taylor,
wives of workmen employed by
the Pacific Coast Coal Company
at South Wellington mine, were
brutally assaulted Wednesday
afternoon by a number of women, while a number of striking
minus stood idly by allowing the
women to beat up without raising
a hand to prevent the assault.
Mrs. Walker and Mrs. Taylor
left their homes at the mine on a
visit to the school to see the
teacher on a matter relating to
their children who were attending
the school. On the way to the
school they had to go through
what is known as the "camp"
where the strikers reside. On the
way through the women w,ere
called "scabs" and other insulting names and on their return
home were set upon by a number
of strikers' wives, Mrs. Walker
being struck on the head with a
club and severely injured, necessitating her being attended by a
doctor. Mrs. Taylor was compelled to throw herself across the
buggy in which she was wheeling
her baby to keep the child from
getting injured as threats were
made "they would kill her and
the baby too". The two women
eventually escaped from the mob
and were assisted home where
they were given medical attention
The victims of the assault were
in a nervous state of mind over
the affair aud considerable excitement resulted at the mine when
the news of the cowardly attack
was made known.
Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. Walker
are able to identify their assailants and. a number of arrests are
expected in the near future.
FOOTBALL AND  BASEBALL
A very exciting game took
place on the recreation grounds
at Bevan last Saturday between
the Cumberland and Bevan
teams. Despite the fact that it
was plainly seen after the kick
oil' that the Cumberland team
was out-classed, they played a
plucky game. Mr. S. Jones and
J. Taylor deserving special
mention. The score at the finish
was 5 to nil in favor of Bevan.
After the match a social evening
was held in the Hall which was
well attended.
Some time ago a team of footballers were to have played a
friendly game at Cumberland
but owing to the wet weather
the match was postponed.
Following this a small skit
ppaeared in one of our local
papers asking the team if they
took "cold feet" Our local scribe
would like to know what became
of the Cumberland baseball team
on Sunday last. Did they get
cold feet?
The usual monthly meeting of
the Bevan Athletic Association
will be held in the old school
house on Monday evening at
7.30 p.m. All members are expected to attend.
The Bevan Boys and the Japanese played an exciting game of
baseball at the recreation grounds
at Bevan on Thursday evening,
The result Was 9 to 5 in favor of
Bevan.
The same Japanese team won
the prize at the sports in this city
on the 25th of May when they
defeated the Cumberland baseball team.
EXTENSION OF
E. & N* RAILWAY
Plans    to    Continue   Through
Campbell River to North
End of Island.
TENNIS CLUB FORMED.
A meeting was held on Monday
evening of the Young Peoples'
Society of Grace Methodist
Church to organize a tennis club.
The meeting was well attended
and much enthusiasm shown.
The following officers were
elected:—
President Mr. S. Horwood
Vice president Mr. J. Wearmouth
Secretary Mr, J. Robertson
Treasurer      Mr. W. Henderson
The court has been put in
good order and is now open for
practice.
Nq. 4 Mine, Cumberland, B. C.
Mrs. T. A. Spruston is suffering
from a severe attack of pleurisy
but is recovering Slowly.
The Dancing Class of theTwo-
Step Club gave an enjoyable
social evening on Tuesday at the
West Cumberland Hall. There
was a good attendance. Refreshments were served during the
evening. A good'time was kept
up till 2 a,m. iiext morning.
Miss M. Mackenzie presided at
the piano, in her usual accomplished syle.
Vancouver, June 8—In order
to prepare surveys to carry the
line of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo railway northward along the
shore of Vancouver Island,
party of engineers and surveyors
from the C. P. R. have arrived
at Campbell River, and the other
northwards. The latter party has
gone through on the trail built
by the timber department into
the Salmon River valley.
The E. & N. at present extends
to Courtenay, 35 miles south of
Campbell river, and the road has
been projected as far as Campbell river. The presence of the
survey parties in the field is
taken as an indication that the
C. P. R. plans to continue the»*E.
& N. line through Campbell river
to the. north end of the Island.
UNION BAY TO
CELEBRATE
Dominion Day Sports—Football,
Aquatic, Athletics, Log
Sawing, etc.
The citizens of Union Bay will
celebrate Dominion Day on July
1st in a manner that will surpass
all previous offorts in that direction. An energetic committee was
oppointed to take charge of the
day's sports at a public meeting
held on Wednesday last. The
following officers were selected:
George C. Campbell, chairman;
William Haggart, Secretary and
David Renwick, treasurer, also a
programme and grounds committee were appointed. The
collectors for the day's sports
report that 9500 has already been
subscribed for prizes.    .
The   sports  will   consist   of
football games, aquatics log saw
ing   contests,   tug-of-war,  foot
races and various other athletic
sports.
The grounds committee has a
force of 25 men enlarging the
the play grounds on the water
front and by the 1st of July
should be in good shape.
A deputation will in a day or
two wait upon the management
of the Canadian Collieries and
endeavour to secure three specda1
trains, one from Cumberland to
Union Bay direct, one from
Bevan, and the other from
Puntledge. The trains are expected to leave the respective
points at 9 in the morning returning at 6 in the evening
Undoubtedly a great many of the
new comers will avail themselves
of this pleasure trip and of seeing the thriving little town of
Union Bay at its best.
EXCURSION TO
POWELL RIVER
Moonlight    Excursion
Mainland by S.
Charmer.
to   the
The Secretary of the Courtenay
Board of Trade has received a
telegram from H. S. Clements,
M.P., to the effect that $22,0CG
had been placed in the estimates
for the. dredging -of Courtenay
River. The King Edward dredge
is expected to do the work hi
about three weeks from now.
TO AID SUFFERERS
Ottawa, June 9—The government has decided to vote $50,000
for the sufferers from the Empress of Ireland wreck. Additional supplementary estimates. to
cover this amount were laid on
the table of the house this morning by Hon. W. T. White, finance'
minister. There was also an:
at Jitional amount asked for of
$10,000 to carry on the inquiry
into the Empress of Ireland
disaster.
Thomas Bickle left for Victoria
on Saturday evening and returned
Ion Tuesday.
The moonlight excursion from
Union Bay to Powell River on
Tuesday evening by the S. S.
Charmer was beyond all expectations. The weather was favorable and all told 225 took in the
excursion. The promoters of the
moonlight excursion were a few
young men of Cumberland and
Courtenay, who considered that
a pleasure trip to the enterprizing
town across the water would be
a success, and they were by no
means out of their calculations,
Sixty-four pleasure seekers left
Cumberland by train to meet the
steamer at Union Bay, and 161
from Courtenay and the Valley
took the boat atComox. In about
two hours run the pleasure party
reached Powell River, the town
of paper mills, and were given a
royal reception by the citizens,
about 250 turning out to welcome
the visitors. At 10-30 the large
commodious hall was filled with
dancers to the music of four piece
orchestra. The town was beautifully illuminated. The kind and
generous ladies of the place provided all refreshments for the
evening, positively refusing to
make any charge. The dance
Was kept up till two in the morn
ing, when thc excursionists
started for Union Bay arriving
there at 4 o'clock. The party
from Cumberland returning by
special train at 5 a, m„ ending a
very pleasant trip.
The young men who were the
means of getting up the excusion
say that the trip was such a
grand success that they will endeavour to secure the steamer
next month for a second moonlight excursion.
MINE AGAIN IN OPERATION
The tipple at the South Wellington mine of the Pacific Coast
Coal Company which was destroyed by fire at an early hour on
the morning of May 25th, has
been sufficiently rebuilt so as to
allow the mine to resume operations, the run of the mine being
placed over the tipple yesterday
and by Wednesday Master
Mechanic McGregor expects the
mine to be again in full operation
The fire on the morning of
May 25th completely destroyed
the tipple and that it has been
rebuilt inside of fourteen days
speaks much for the management
'and the men in their employ.
The machinery has all been installed on cement foundation,
temporary screen installed
pending the arrival of a Marcus
screen, which will be placed in
position immediately upon its
arrival here.
The destruction of the old
tipple involved a loss of between
twenty and thirty thousand
dollars.
Messrs. Mesher Bros., contractors for the new Grand Opera
House on Dunsmuir Avenue, are
pushing the work' towards com*
pletion and expect to have the
building finished by the 15th
July. On that date Sir Richard
McBride and Hon. W. J. Bowser
are expected to visit this city and
attend the opening of the big
building. Committees are now
making arrangements for their
reception.
TRREATENS TB
CALL STRIKE
if
Government does  not  " do
something" Pettigrew  will
Call General Strike.
BILL INTRODUCED
Proposal that Nanaimo Boundaries Include Cumberland
and Other Points.
Ottawa. June 10-The Redistribution Bill was introduced in
the House of Commons today and
it is expected the Bill will pass
this week prior to prorogation on
Friday.
As regards the boundaries of
the western constituencies the
only dispute in the committee
was over Nanaimo. The Liberal
members    of   the    committee
Victoria, June 10 A general
strike of all workers in British
Columbia in the event of the
government not doing an indefi
nite "something" in regard to
the coal miners strike, was
threatened by George Pettigrew,
a United Mines Workers official
from Nanaimo, at thc meeting
which was held in the old Baptist
building last evening to hear
"Mother" Jones, the angel of
the miners over thc line.
"You may shorty hear of a
special convention of the B. C.
Federation of Labor being called,
he told the audience, which filled
the building, "in order to state
the attitude of organized laborjas
a whole to the strike in the coal
mines on Vancouver Island. If
the government does not come
through I will advocate a general
strike. I will make a special
appeal to the unemployed worker
10,000 in Vancouver and 3,000
here, to do something within the
next few days to compel the
government to act. If we can
persuade thc workers to revolt
at one time the malitia will be
insufficient, and the workers may
be able to do something." They
would go hungry if they did so,
he Jadmitted, but he promised
that the miners of Nanaimo
would assist those who assisted
them, and do it to thc extent of
$15,000 a week.
BRAVERY REWARDED.
Ottawa, June 8—A signal act
of bravery in the rescue of a
shipwrecked crew was credited
to Captain Donald, of the Prince
George; of the Grand Trunk
Pacific steamship service, in a
report to the Department of
Marine and Fisheries, in recognition of which the Minister has
awarded a suitable testimonial to
thc captain.
Last autumn a g.isolinc boat
containing thirty-eight passen-
gers was swamped in a storm on
thc Northwest Coast of British
The steamer Prince
wanted    Nanaimo   to   include !Co,umbia
George   happened  along,   and,
J. E. Boffey has rented the
premises next door to the magnet
Cash Store and immediately
opposite to the New Grand Opera
House and will open* on Wednesday next as a fish and poultry
market. In addition he will carry
on a resturant and cater to the
trade usually coming from theatre
(goers such as late suppers.
Cumberland and other northern
points and to exclude the southern end of the Island while the
Conservative members desire the
seat to remain as heretofore, viz
to include Nanaimo City, Newcastle, Cowichan, Saanich, Esquimalt and The Islands. The
matter will be considered on the
floor of the House.
Mr. J. Spears has resigned the
position of teller of the Royal
Bank of Canada in this city, and
will leave shortly on a visit to his
home in Scotland.
S. S. Queen Louise, of the
Maple Leaf Line.arrived at Union
Bay on Thursday morning for
1,000 tons "of bunker coal.   The
Miss  Strang,   book-keeper at .
the Ideal Store, is expecting to captain.aftercarefully examining
return to her home in Scotland the quality of the Cumberland
sometime in July. coal, decided to take 1,600 tons.
although the weather was sevens
and a high sea running, the
captain ventured to the rescue.
He succeeded in saving all the
company and passengers of tho
gasoline craft, and in recognition
of his feat was awarded a gold
watch, inscribed with a record of
the, achievement, by the Minister
of Marine.
As is usual in such cases, the
presentation is to be made publicly, and in this instance has
been entrusted to
for Comox-Atlin,
Clements, in whose constituency
the incident occured. Mf"* Clements will make the presentation
at a public meeting on his return to Prince Rupert.
Mrs. J. J. Weir returned from
a visit to Victoria on Tuesday
evening.
the Member
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(Continued)
' I should have informed tlie polite
at once, but you ean understand m;
iatnt<* of mind. In my heart of heart*.
I did not believe that 1 had killed
lilm—1 didn't know—but then," ho
added with a little catch In his voice,
"I didn't know myself. I know notblng. It wia3 as If 1 stood absolutely
•alone in a strange world. I didn't
know what to do and 1 could only
hope mid pray—and wait. Wait for
memory to return. That is why eventually 1 employed this man, Silas Saluzo. That's why when 1 made further discoveries ubout myself I arranged lo hnve the operation hoping it
would restore memory, lt has alt
been In vain, I remember nothing, I
know nothing."
It was obvious that his story deeply moved his hearers. It touched
their sympathy, lt appealed to their
Imagination.
But the solid country British jury
l.ad not much Imagination. To it t'.e
story seemed too fantastic, too Improbable. Besides, there was no medical evidence that could prove that
Hetherlngton hnd lost his memory.
Eventually the coroner summed up.
The jury was absent only an hour.
And when they returned it was
wllh a verdict of "Wilful murder
sgulnst Sir Qeorge Hetherlngton."
CHAPTER, XXVI.
Two months had passed since Sir
George appeared before the local
magistrate and was committed for
trial for the murder of Oscar Soral.
Interest in the case was now* almost world-wide, but though there
were very few who believed In Hetherington's Innocence, the subject
never failed to bo the topic of ccn-
versation; men learned ln the legal
mul medical profession loved to argue
about it. It waB common property
that Sir George relied on loss of
memory as his defence. And there-
fore lt was agreed he Btood a pretty
loor chance of getting off.
. How many men would gladly forget
crlmeB they had committed, small or
preat! Iljt two peo.'lc* at least believed absolutely ln his .nnocence
-even while ln tholr heart of hearts
they objected to his line of defence.
And one was the old family solicitor,
Reginald Formby, and the other Peggy Melion.
Since tlie inquest Murray had kept
his opinions to himself. Ho realised
that much depended on his evidence;
lie looked up every ca»e on record
dealing with lost memory. For Peggy's sake he tried to convince himself
that Hetherington was innocent, but
It was not easy. The fac* that the
operation had had no effect went
ngalnst him; though without doubt a
portion of the bone preuing on tha
brain had set Up some slight inflammation.
Tliere are, of course, numerous records of temporary loss of memory being restored by a shock, just as there
are of men and women who have
heen dumb for life suddenly finding
their tongues whilo In the throes of
some great emotion. Also the famous
case of the youth ln London, a cripple from childhood, who awakened by
a cry of lire Jumped from his bed
and without tho aid of crutches ran
from his house Into the street.
In ancient days these things were
called miracles. Nothing in the shape
of a miracle happened to Sir Ceorgc.
Unless the steadfast overwhelming
love of Peggy Mehon could lie called
a miracle. Certainly her love was a
wonderful ar.d beautiful thing. Self
was obliterated. She faced the world
not only fearlessly, hut proudly, glorifying in her lov> for the man who
stood  In   the  dock  charged    with
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crime the most heinous a human being cau commit. Her faith was divine: from the Inquest right up to
the day of the trial her strength had
never failed her. There was not
much she, a girl, could do; but her
confidence, her enthusiasm did not
fall to affect and stimulate oven the
old-fashioned lawyer; Indeed every
.one connected with the affair with
whom she came In contact.
But the solicitor for the crown had
worked up his case well and carefully. In his opinion there was no loop-
| hole of escape for Hetherlngton. True,
I there might be some slight doubt as
to the identity of the murdered man.
for there were conflicting reports
! from various countries as to Oscar
: Soral's movements some days prev*
lous to his death. For reasons best
(known to Itself, the prosecution look*
* ed with some distrust upon Lady
1 Hctlirrington and the witnesses who
had identified the body at the Inquest
Apparently from thc first Peggy
had bicn inspired wilh the Idea lhat
the body of the murdered man might
not be that of Carmen's alleged cousin, Oscar Soral. Kngland and Spain
had been scoured In a vain attempt
to find any one hearing the name. It
seemed Impossible to even find photographs of tl.e murdered man. Ills
movements, his friends, liis method of
I life seemed wrapped In mystery.
I One thing lhat should have gone in
\ Hetherington's favor was his frank
jand fearless hearing, the ready way
he answered all questions addressed
to him. lie seemed as anxious as the
prosecution to BOlve the uystcry.
He had over and over again in answer to questions by the counsel nnd
those interposed by the judge been
forced to make the fatal damning reply:
"1 don't know.   I don't remember."
Lady lletherington, his wife, was
one of the last witnesses called. Sh.*
gave her evidence with evident reluctance. It was not because she was
nervous, but her very voice and bearing seemed to condemn hor husband.
To the casual observer it seemed as
though she were trying io shield him,
but, if that were so, she failed lamentably.
For her evidence more than that of
any other witness condemned him.
Peggy Mehon had b.een called and
her examination If brief could not
help being brutal.
Sir George Hetherington, a married
man, had made love to her. And when
she replied that she did not know he
was married, though decency and
tragic circumstances prevented any
one in court laughing, a look of puzzled incredulity passed over every
face.
Thc speech for Uie prosecution wns
href and to the point, and when the
famous K.C. sat down there was
scarcely a soul in court who had any
doubt ns to tho prisoner's ultimate
fate. Ills guilt seemed proved absolutely. There was direct proof, as
well as circumstantial evidence overwhelming.
The young barrister entrusted witli
the defence seemed to realize lhe
hopelessness of his task when he
made his final speech, lt was so brilliant, so pathetic, so emotional that
he carried his hearers away. But it
did not convince them. His Until appeal was a bold one.
"Here Is a man who is alleged to
have committed that most terrible
and unforglveable crime of murder
A man who has no recollection of tha
murder or the murdered man, yet
from the moment he was accused by
some unknown person levying black-
j.mail he has done his best to prove
either his own innocence or guilt, to
discover what we ace hero today to
discover, the truth.
''If he were, guilty he would not
havo allowed himself to bo blackmailed, or would have Informed the police? Gentlemen of the jury, put yourselves in his place; imagine yourselves; Imagine yourselves returned
home after twenty years abroad, Imagine yourselves awakening ln the middle of a loneTy moorland road stunned by a blow on the head, finding a
little distance off the body of your
chauffeur, then slowly becoming conscious of that terribly ghastly fact
that your I ilnd was a blank. And a
few .hours later to be accused of murder!
"A laborer on his estate who found
Sir George lletherington sitting beside his car has told you that he
thought his behaviour was queer, that
he was not himself, that he asked
curious question:.
"Almost    the    first    question    Sir
Georgo nskod Dr. Murray on his arrival at C anby Hall was ln relation
to the blow he had received and loss
of memory.      His meeting wltll   his i
wife at the Carlton Hotel, his refusal:
lo  live  with  her while  Ihls  shadow |
rested  upon  lilm".   his • confession  to
the wramn lie had learnt lo love—I
while he believed himself    to    be a |
single man.   And this dangerous operation ho  voluntarily  underwent,    nil
prove the truth of this strange story.
Granted Uien that lie did hot remember bis ri lino or the murdered man.
that does not prove you say, that lie
did not hill him.
"Let mo ask you, would a man who
had committed such an atrocious
crime calmly-enter his car and continue oh fiis way ns If nothing had
happened? The accident happened
somo two miles from the scene of
the murder; an accident*so slight that
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Humanizing Convictj
Colorado ls experimenting alon?
new lines, and apri.rently with a considerable degree ol success, in its
treatment of men convicted* of serious offences. The idea of the state
authorities is that tin convict system
should be humanized. Acting on this
view they some time ago appointed to
tho position of warden of the penitentiary a man who had had no experience whatever with prisons, but who
had strong faith in the possibility of
regenerating even the worst type of
criminals. He began liis reform by
taking as many of the prisoners as
were willing to glvo him their pledge,
that they would not attempt to escape,
out into the road camps. He haE now
300 out of a total of 726 convicts engaged in building the state roads.
They work under unarmed overseers
and wear ordinary blue or khaki suits.
There is every opportunity for escap?
but since the establish! :nt of tho
road camps less than one-half of onc
per cent, of the men so trusted have
escaped.
For every thirty days spent in a
road camp a ten days' reduction "s allowed In the convict's term. Tlie
men work eight hours a day and
sleep six together ln an open tent, lt
is said Unit under the syetem 'here
have been marvellous transformations
among the mos. degraded of the convicts! The healthy work benefits then
physically anl the confidence reposed
In them, together with the humane
treatment they receive seems lo have
a moral Influence, which surprises
those whose knowledge of convicts Is
confined to tlie driving methods practiced in thc Institutions of other
states. In the winter time tliere is
a night school for the men, an orchestra, a business school, manual training classes, and those w*ho are addicted to the liquor or drug habits are
given tlie best medical treatment. The
warden says that 80 per cent, of the
men w*e.re brought to the penitentiary
through whiskey. Some of the fea-
lures of the systeir seem well worth
tlie study of '.he Canadian authorities,
especially in view of the fact that at
the present time some of our peniten*
taries have not a very savory reputation.—The Vancouver Sun.
Young Sportsmen
Many and many a time every one of
us, wben out shooting ln the country,
has found himself one ot a chance,
medley party of all sorts ot persons,
with sll sorts of guns, who "ring tn"
on the shoot In a perfectly friendly
but often perfectly horrible way. At
the risk ot being thought rude, select
your own company—and only those
whom you know to be careful and gentlemanly. Especially select this sort
of company for your boy; and let him
start right, with some careful older
companions who will see that he has
a chance.   ,
The old time prairie chicken used
to be a sp'endld thing for the young
marksman—the next thing after the
cottontail rabbit. Our quail la a little
more difficult, but ls apt to be pretty
much the only game the average boy
Is likely to sec nowadays. Perbaps the
flrst bird the hoy kills on tho wing
may be a snipe, a plover, some shore
bird, a prairie grouse, or even a quail.
He is a mado boy from that time on
and the love of tho art is thenceforward fixed for lilm; but teach him to
temper his enthusiasm, and do not allow his excitement to render him
careless with hi3 gun.
When you come to the wagon see
that he takes out his shells. It you
shoot in the same duckblind '.each
him that he must never shoot over the
head of a companion, or close to the
ear of a companion. Tench him. also,
the courtesy of the field—to shoot the
birds tiiat come on his own side, and
never to be eager to clai*..i a bird on
which perhaps two men have doubled,
It is hard for a boy to give up a bird
if he sees it fall ahead of his gun; but
he has gone a step toward being a
gentleman wheu he can toss the bird
to the other fellow and say: "Your
bird, sir." It it Is yonr purpose to
teach your son to le a gentleman and
a sportsman you will teach him that
shooting birds on the water or on the
ground requires no skill and Is not
good form. Teach him to pick out
his bird in a covey rise and not merely to shoot at the flock.
In ull this you will be teaching blm
the great laws of conservation and of
fair play. To that extent you are
grounding ltim in good citizenship
and starling lilm in as a man who Is
api to be just, careful and fair in business and social relations. The world
likes that sort of a man in business
or society; and tliere arc few places
where a hoy can learn better principles of life than in the field, with a
compauon who lu himself represents
good traditions in the matter of skill
and etiquette afield Time was when
the terms gentleman and sportsman
meant much the same. They have not
yet wholly lost their flavor. The flrst
use of a gun by a boy is a time justly
held in some dread by the boy's parents. Careful tuition In this part of
a boy's education, however, removes
the danger and puts blm lu tho way
of a knowledge that may prove of J
very latsing value iu character making. Self-reliance and dignity are only
two of the new tilings you will find
your boy taking on when he becomes
a real sportsman.—Saturday Evening
Post.
The Writing That Counts
To write at one's case what other
people may read at their ease rimes
to very little. Wlm: I want is the
wholesome and well-bottomed contemplations that b.lng a better order
Into actual life and cuter into men's
business with all t'.e turmoil of tbat
business.—Bacon.
Rattled
It was Smith's first Sunday as usher in church, and lie was a bit flustered. Turning to a lady wbo entered
he said: "This way, madam, and I'll
sew you into a sheet."
"I suppose," said the new ** saleswoman, "that you want a suit that
will make you look attractive to your
husband?"
. "Attractive to my husband
echoed the shopper. "I should say
not. He wouldn't know if I wore a
suit ten years old. What I want is
something that will make my next
door neighbor turn a pale pink green
with envy."
UPWARD START
After Chanting to Postum
Many a talented person Is kept
back because of the Interference of
tea or cotfeo with alio nourishment of
the body.
This Is especially so with those
whoso nerves are very sensitive, as
is often the case with talented persons. There Is a blmple, e;*sy way ti
get rid of tea and coffee troubles and
a lady's experience along these lines
Is worth considering. She snys:
■'Almost from the beginning of the
use ot coffee It hurt my stomach. By
the time I was fifteen I was almost a
nervous wreck, nerves all unstrung,
no strength to eudi.ro thc most trivial
thing, cither work or fun.
Thero was scarcely anything 1
could eat that would ag.ee with me.
Tbo little I did eat seemed to givo
mo more trouble than It wat worth.
I was literally starving; was so weak
I could not sit up long at a time.
,, , ,      ,,.„,,!      lt was then a friend brought mo
iL\?/?ir^,S''J1f,l,f*'i,!:Ur"'l^:hwla hot cup ot Postum.   1 drank part of
it and after an hour I felt as though
four was killed ond Sir George just
escnped with his life. Is It possible for
two men sitting side by sldo in a
motor car—which is suddenly brought
to a stop by coming In contact with
an obstacle in the rond—that one
should be thrown several yards In the
direction on which the car was travelling, thc other many yards in the
rear in tlie opposite direction? If you
take an expert's opinion, he will tell
yon It Is practically impossible. The
medical evidence has shown you that
the blow which Sir Qeorge received
on his head might have been caused
hy some blunt instrument.
(To be Continued)
"A great many of the neighbors
have called to Bee us since we moved
out here," said Mr. Crosslots.
"They didn't call to Bee as," replied
his wife. "The report has gone out
tbat we have a good cook and they
are trying to get acquainted with
her."
I had had something to eat—felt
strengthened. That was about' five
years ago. and after continuing Postum in place of coffee and gradually
getting stronger, today I can eal and
digest anything I want, walk as much
as 1 want.   My nerves are steady.
"I believe tho trst thing that did
me any good and gave me an upward
start, waB Postum, and I use It altogether Instead of coffee."
Name given by Canadian Postum
Co., Windsor, Ont.
Postum now comes ln two forms:
Regular Postum—must be well boiled, 15c und 25c packages.
Instant Postum—is a soluble powder. A teaspoonful dissolves quickly
in a cup of hot water and, with cream
and sugar, makes a delicious beverage Instantly.   30o and 50c tins.
Tbe cost per cup of both kinds Is
about the same.
"There's a Reason"  for Postum.
-sold by Grocers.
A Young People's Country
Canada is a young people"s country.
According to recent statistics issued
there are 1185 people between the ages
of 20 and 44 in every 1,000 of Canada's population. This means an immense virility that is bound to tell in
tlie development of thc country, and
whicli mils;: be regarded as one of the
greatest factors of promise In the
future. Youth means strength, enterprise,* enthusiasm, no less In the nation than in the individual.—Ottawa
Citizen.
Thirty Elevator.;
The Farmers' Co-Operative Elevator company wlll construct 30 elevators iu Alberta this season. Tho company now has 53. The total cost will
be $500,000. This will mean increase
of 700,000 bushels during the season,
with a total capacity of 2,500,000
bushels.
When Holloway's Corn Cure 's applied to a ccrn or wart It kills the
roots and the callosity comes out
without injury to the flesh.
"Y'es," sighed the opera manager,
"we had a pretty rough season every
way. But what took the sand out ot
me was tho row between De Recker,
the leading tenor, and aJe Squalchl.
the prima donna. You know what an
awkward stage presence De Recker
has? Well, be stepped en Sr|ualehPs
train thirteen times during one performance and the next night sbe
came on as Marguerite in bloomers.
That came mighty near breaking us."
—Puck.
I consider MINARD'S LINIMENT
tho BEST L'niment In use.
1 got my foot badly jammed lately,
bathed lt well with MINARD'S LINIMENT, and lt was as well a;, ever
next day.
Yours very truly,
T. G. McMULLLN.
There Is more cmarrli ln tins section
of tho country tlian all other diseases
put together, nnd until the last tew
yeara was supposed lo ba Incurable.
For a groat msny years doctors pronounced It a local disease and prescribed ,
local remedies, and by constantly ratlins i put  in   the  maid
to cure with local treatment, pro
nounced ft Incurable. Science has
proven Catarrh to bo n constitutional
disease, and therefore requires constitutional treatment, Hall's Catarrh Cure,
manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co.,
Toledo. Ohio, Is the only Constitutional
cure on the market. It Is taken internally tn doses from 10 drops to a loa-
spoonful lt acts directly on tbe blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
They otter one hundred dollars for any
ease It falls lo cure. Kend for circulars
and   testimonials.
Address:  F,  J.  CHEN'ET  A  CO.,  Toledo. Ohio
Sold by Druggets. T5c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
Two ladies made a formal call on a
distant acquaintance. The maid asked them to wait until she ascertained
whether the person inquired for was
is. Presently she tripped downstairs
and announced that "the lady was not
at home." One of the callers, finding
that she had forgotten her cuds, suid
to her friend, "Let me write my name
on your card."
"Oh, it Isn't at all necessary, miss,"
cheerfully. "I told
World's L.ngest Tunnel
In its Journey toward completion
the Catskill aqueduct, through wblai
New York City is to obti II ils water
supply, passed thc final milestone
wben the last pair of tunnel headings
wero holed through. The meeting of
the two bores opens the longest
stretch of continuous tunnel In the
world. The clear length from end
lo end of this portion of tho gre.\t
conduit Is 18 miles, or six miles longer than the Simplou, tlie holder ot the
former record for tunnel length.
As a result of the last blast there
Is an unobstructed opening for the
tree flow of water from ono end of
the catskill aqueduct to the other, .,
distance of 110 miles, and the danger
of a water famine, such as threatened New Y'ork City a few years ago,
ls now definitely removed. In an
emergency the Catskill water could
be delivered to Now York now at very
short notice. Now that '.ho waterway opening ls cleared, the work remaining is thc completion of the tunnel linings and the installation of thc
regulating works e.ttlie shafts. Thus
the aqueduct lias developed, in a few
years, from an irregular black line jn
a sheet of tracing paper to a hundred
mile tube of concrete and-ateeL"—Engineering Record.    .
he. who it wa..
IF A NATURALIST "-PAINTED.
Long Ones
"Have a stormy trip over?'
"Yep. Didn't eat a single breakfast.
Nothing but coffee and rollB."
"Did the steward furnish tbe rolls?'*
"No, the ship."
Art cf Collection
Howard—Every .book In my library
has the author's autograph.
Coward—How do you manage It?
Howard—I never borrow any othsr
kind.
Visitor (sampling Belfast stout
with evident appreciation): "Really,
this ls splendid -tuff. They say that
lt ls both meat and drink."
Workman (interrupting): "Sure,
an' It's rolght ye are, sor; an' If ye
take plenty ave It It'll foind ye lodgings, too."
Do Not Use the Knife
That is a barbarous way of treating
corns—dangerous, too. Any corn,
bunion or callous can be removed
quickly and painlessly by Putnam's
Painless Corn Extractor. Putnam's
Corn Extractor, mark the name. Safe,
prompt, painless. Sold by druggists.
Price 25c.
A Law Suit
. "Isn't Deeds, the lawyer, a rather
extravagant man?"
"Ry no means. I've known bim t*
make ons suit lust for several years.'
High-Cost of Living
He used to be a spendthrift.
But that came to an end;
For now, being two years married,
He's nothing left to spend.
Knew It Waa No Use
Mrs. Clubberly (Icily)'—I suppose,
sir, you are going to say It was business that detained you till this hour.
Clubberly—Quite mlshtaken * m'dear
I 'sure you. Not such a fool! (hlc).
Soon's I said "bizbnesh," you'd know,
It wasn't (hie) right off.
Wise mothers who know thi vlr-
tures of Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator always have it st hand, because it proves Us value.
The bored youth turned to his dinner partner with a yawn.
"Who, Is that strange looking man
over there who .,taies at me »*»
much?" he drawled.
"Oh, that's Professor Jenkins," sh*
replied, '.he famous expert on insanity."
-
A good colored brother had been approached by a fellow townsman anl
asked the opinion of womn:i suffrage.
"Uncle Gabriel, are you in favor it
votes for women?"
"Does you all mean, sub, dat me an'
Liza bot vote?" ,
"Y'es."
"Ah suah does fs.vah "it, den. Dat
would be $4.",
How Thoreau Would Have Represented on Canvas "The Short Daya
of Winter
If I wero to paint the short days of
winter I should paint two towering
icebergs approaching each other Ilka
promontories, for morning and evening, with cavernous recesses, and a One Hope
solitary traveler wrapping his cloak     ••mWam   are goi       t0       ,
about him and hent forward against matterB      al.rallged that we can af*
the driving storm, just entering the ,ord t0 have an automoblie?.
nitrrow pass. I would paint the light     .., don.t ex   ct that we can ,,„„
of a taper at midday, seen through a alTord 0      but , b      t0     t n,att
cottage window, half buried in snow so arr<inged ,v*,hin a fow monttl6 „iat
and    frost   *            In     the    fore-j Wc can have one..*_chicago Record-
ground should appear the harvest and I Herald,
far ln the background, through the       " __
pass, should be seen tho sowers in the
fields and other evidences of spring.
On the right and left" should be shaded off from the light of midday to
midnight with Its stars, the sun being
low In the sky*—Henry David
Thoreau.
He Looked Llke-.lt
Book     Agent—Could I havo
subscription for this book?.
Stout Gentleman—Get -ouf!
can't sell me any books.
'Agent   (making  for  tho  door'—I
suppose the only thing you read ls a
bill of fare.   --
your
You
Not Realistic
Dramatist's Wife (at one of his
plays)—Fritz, your heroine has had
eight different frocks already; you
don't alow me anything like that during the whole* Beason.—Fllcgende Blatter.
Ouch!
Lecturer—Ladies and gentlemen,
we shall consider this evening the
fundamental principles of architecture.
A Wandering Voice—How d'ye
build a dog house?
Lecturer (solicitously)—Are you going to move?—Judge.
A woman came into the general
store with a jar of butter. She desired to exchange It for another jar
of butter. In churning, she explained.
she had discovered a mouse In tha
churn.
"It didn't Injure the butter," she
-.aid to the storekeeper, "and to uny
one who did not know the circumstances it would taste all right."
Taking the woman at her word, the
merchant, canted ber jar into th*
back room, transferred her butter to
another jar, and the gratified customer took back her mouse butter with a
thousand thanks for thc accommodation.
This Wayl
FO'R WOMEN ONLYSs****wmmmmmA
DoYou Feel v T\\t^kt*?H?«• 1
I DnffiafDewnSeBMtioM I
I Nervous—Drain,— 1
|JFeDdfncM Low Dm., J
It is because of some derangement or disease
distinctly feminine. Write Dr. R. V. Pierce'*
Faculty at Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N.Y. N
Consultation is free and advice is strictly in
confidence. *
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription
restores the health and spirits and removes those
painful symptoms mentioned above. It has been
sold by druggists for over 40 years, in fluid form,
at 11.00 par pottle, giving general satisfaction. It can
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Is Crawiaf SnuJUf Every Day.
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CHILDREN
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MRS. WINSLOW'S
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USED BY MILLIONS OF MOTHERS
FOR THREE GENERATIONS
PATENTS
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No, indeed
Mra. Kawler—So you tliinlc that
Ure. Jones Is In an unlortunate position.
Hrg. Blunilerly—Unfortunate I My
dear. I wouldn't be ln tbat woman's
shoes for nil the wealth ot Creosote.
—Boston Transcript.
Mark Twain, so the story goes, was
walking down the street whon he met
a woman witli 1 er youthful family.
"So this is the little girl, ell?" Mark
said to her, as Bhe displayed her children. And this sturdy little urchin
ln the bib belongs, I suppose, to tbe
contrary sex."
"Yassah," the worann.replied, "yas-
gall, dat's a girl too."
Nat Even That?
Senator Vance was one of a large
family of boys. Their mother hop.*d
that at least one would bave been a
good Presbyterian, but they slipped
through her hands. Zcbulon was tho
younger, and all her hopes centred
ln him, until he said:
"Mother, I am sorry, but I cannot
become a' minister."
"Wby not?   What Is the reason?"
He answered, 'I am not good
enough to be a minister."
Sho was sorely troubled, but at last
ialtercd out. "Zeb, don't you think
vou are good enough to be a Unitar-
iriii minister?"—Pacific Unitarian.
Try   Murins  Eye   Remedy
If you have Red, Weak, Watery Eye:
or Granulated Eyelids. Doesn't Smarl
i-^oothes Eye Pain. Druggist" -,8eli
Murine Eye Remedy, Liquid, 25c, 50c.
Murine Eye Salve in Aseptic Tubes,
85c, 50c.    Eye Books Free by Mai*1
I «a. 3.-JO »<■»'<■ Stood »M All 8»ao that N...I Cr.ro I
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Short Cut Via Hudso., Bay
Once completed, the Hudson Bay
railroad will shorten tbe distance between tbe grain fields ot Minnesota,
the Dakotas, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
and other west Canadian provinces
and the ports ot northern Europe by
approximately 1,000 miles. Next to
the building of the Panama canal tbis
opening ot a four-months' short cut
between northern Europe and northwestern America 1*. the most significant trade happenitg ot late years. It
will contribute greatly to tbe comfort
of mankind by cheapening the cost ot
distribution ot food products on which
the nations rely for daily bread.—
Philadelphia Record.
Always a Civilian
"Father," said the small boy, "what
is a Jingo?''
"A 'Jingo' my son. Is a man who devotes his time to thinking up opportunities [or other people to go out and
be shot at."—Washington Star.
Miller's Worm Powders act so thoroughly that stomachic and Intestinal
worms aro literally ground up and
pass from the child without being noticed and without inconvenience to
the sufferer. They are painless r.nd
perfect in action, and at all times
will be found a healthy medicine,
strengthenng the Infantlo "stomach
and maintaining it in vigorous operation, so that, besides being an effective vermlfug". tbey are toniovl
and  health-giving in their effects.
A small boy who was sitting next to
a very haughty lady in a crowded omnibus kept on sniffing in a most annoying manner. At last the lady
could bear it no longer, and turned to
the lad.
"Boy, have you got a handkerchief?" sho demanded.
The small boy looked at her for a
few seconds, and tben. In a dignified
tone, came the answer:
"Yes, I have, but I don't lend It to
strangers."
The old man went to the platform
and studied the bulletin board seriously. Then he returned to the window.
"Did you ss.y my train would be 'long
in ten minutes, suh?" he asked anxiously.
"Yes, uncle."
"I Jes axed you suh, 'cause I ain't
got my rabbit foot 'bout me, and tint
dero board says: "All trains en time
'cept one and I was Jest, figuring dat
dat one would be mine."
"All the trains are on time. Some
one's tampered witb the bulletin
Loard " declared the clerk, and rushed to the platform.
He stared for a mon ent at tho
board, then ..t Ihe old negro. Slowly
hia face relaxed into a broad grin.
Tho bulletin read:
"All trains on time—Sept. 1."
A young man happened to be present ut a party. One ot the company
offered bim a glass of whiskey. He declined with thanks, saying tbat he
was a teetotaller. Unfortunately for
himself, he had a very red nose, not
at all like that of one who abstained
from intoxicating liquor.
Immediately on his refusal of the
drink, an old Scotsman, who was a
bit. of a wag, stood up, anil said:
"Weel. man, ye micht tak' doon yor
sign, anil let folk ken that ye're tec-
total."
A buoincffe man. with many relatives, some of whom were well to do,
but grasping, recently sought the services of his lawyer to draw Up his
will. When, after much labor, the
document was completed, the client
asked:
"Have you Used this thing, as I
wished it, tight ah'd strong?"
"I have done my host," said the lawyer.
"Well," continued the -llent, "I
want to ask you another thing—not
professionally, however1. As a friend,
and man to man, who do you think
stands the best chance of getting the
properly when I am gor.o?"—Harper's
Magazine.
The nuiiihei' of bulbs which have
been placed tV.is seasou in the royal
gardens at Hampton court, palace exceed a million, the weight being- between two and three tons. There are
140 beds, with an average of about
3,000 bulbs to a bed; while the great
10 foot border, which extends from
tho river to the Hampton court road,
takes more than tbe whole ot the
beds.
'Minard's Liniment Relieves Neural*
0l«*	
Among the guests at a reception
wus a distinguished mau of letters.
He wus grave and somewhat taciturn.
One of the women present suggested
to the hostess that he seemed to be
out of place at Buch u party.
"Yes," replied the hostess with a
bright smile, "you see, he can't talk
nnyihing but sense."
Sciatica Vanishes hstandy
Ii Nerviline Is Used
CAN YOU BEAT THIS C-ASE?
No ordinary liniment will even relieve Sciatica. Notblng bnt the most
powerful kind of a remedy can penetrate through the tissues and finally
reach tbe Sciatic Nerve. You can always depend on the old-tme "Nerviline." Nothing made today is as good
for Sciatica as Nerviline was when
first produced, about forty years ago.
All this time tbe same old "Nerviline"
has been curing Sciatica, Lumbago,
Rheumatism, and is considered to be
without an equal in relieving pain or
soreness nnywbere. "Nerviline"
couldn't be made stronger or better,"
writes James E. Edwards. "Tbe way
it cures Sciatica is to me simply a
miracle. For years I suffered frightfully. I ruined my stomach with internal dosing. I rubbed ln gallons of
oils and liniments—none were strong
enough. One good rubbing with Ner
vlllne relieved. I kept on rubbing and
shortly was cured. My father cured
rheumatism In his right arm and
shoulder wltb Nerviline. and my
mother cured herself of chronic lumbago witb Nerviline. Our family simply swears by Nerviline and we are
never witbout a 50c family size bottle in our home. We find that for external pain, for coughs, colds, earache,
such minor ills lt ls a veritable family
physician,"
Th* Hats Got Mixed
Tbe other afternoon I was in a
gentleman's outfitting shop when a
customer came in to purchase a hat.
He tried on several, and was evidently hard to please, the counter becoming covered with the rejected. At last
the salesman picked up a brown felt
bowler, brushed lt round with his arm,
and extended it admiringly.
"These are being very much worn
this season, sir," he explained.
"Are they?" said the customer
thoughtfully, surveying himself in the
mirror, with his iat on his bead. "Do
you think it Buits me?"
"Suits you to perfection, sir, it the
fit's all right."
"Yes, lt fits very well. So you think
1 had better have it?"
"I don't think you could do better,
sir."
"No, I don't think I could, so 1
won't have a new one."
The salesman had been praising up
tlie old hat.—Answers.
'We do our bent to serve the pib-
11c," the proprietor ot the corner drug
store told us, "but we can't please
everybody, try as we may.
'A few minutes ago two young
women swept into this place and demanded to look at our directory. I
showed them whore to find it. In a
few minutes I heard one of them say:
" 'Why her name Isn't In this directory!   Did ynu ever hear of tho like?'
"Then the ladles' approached me
haughtily.
" 'Can you tell us If there i3 a fir-t
class drug store In this vicinity?' nsked the spokeswoman. 'We wish to
consult their directory.'"
Replying to a parliamentary Inquiry as to l*.ow many persons lu
Great Britain are assessed for supertax nt $750,000 or more the secretary
for treasury said: "I cannot undertake to classify in separate divisions
incomes exceeding $500,000 a year.
The aggregate nunibe: of persons assessed for super-tax in respect to an
income exceejing $500,000, according
to the latest figures available, is six-
t. -sis."
A correspondent from Chesshlre,
England, says: "I came upon a small
boy not long ago who wa^ moodily
fishing with an improved rod and liook
in tbe muddy waters of the canal. I
cannot but believe that lie will make a
great flshermar. some day, for he
seemed to have tho dogged porserver-
ance necessary for the craft. But ho
was clearly far from happy. He paid
no attention to me at all, but mournfully pursued the matter ln hand.
'What aro you doing?' I asked him at
last, 'Fishing for snlgs.' he replied in
a lifeless voice. 'What are snlgs?' I
inquired. 'I don't know,' he replied,
drearily, 'I've never caught ituy yet.'"
An a\merlcan girl was taking a
Liverpool girl home to the States
with her, and towards tbe end of the
Journey, remarked:
"It ls delightful to feel that one ls
so near home. We ought to sight
Sandy Hook this afternoon."
"Sha'l we?' exclaimed hor friend.
"That will bo nice. Don't tell me
which he is; I can always pick a
Scotsman out ot a crowd.
W. N. U. 998
A MOTHER'S PRAISE OF
BABY'S OWN TABLETS
Mrs, Fred Tlnkham. South Canaan,
N.S., writes—"Piease send mc another box of Baby'c Own Tablets as 1
do not care to be without tbem. 1.
have used them repeatelly and consider them the best medicine ln the
world for lit .Ic ones." Thousands f
other mothers say the same thing.
The tablets cure all the minor ills of
childhood such as constipation, sour
stomach, colic, colds, simple fevers,
etc., and arc guaranteed to be absolutely safe. Sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box
from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brockvllle, Out.
The 8weet Thing
Miss Supheride—I should just like
to see the man that I'd promise to
love, honor and obey!
Miss Pertly—I'm sure you would,
dear.—Brooklyn  Life.
Blindnes.. Is more common In men
than In women, the proportion, ac*
cording to the last census returns, being one in every 1,316 males and one
in every 1.424 females. As r.gards
deafness, however, the position Is reversed.
It Is well known that ln the bed of
the St. Lawrence river, the outlet r.'
the great lakes, there are in many
places masses of rocks lhat make Its
navigation dangerous, except to reliable men whose '.aowledge of the
safe chantiels Is unquestioned. A passenger on one'of Its steamers was plying the captain with questions as to
the safety ot the journc;*, and at
length asked:
"Captain do you know whera all
the rocks are in this river?"
In his patient, deliberate manner,
he replied: "No, ma'am. I don't know
where all the rocks are, but I know
where the channel is."—Christian
Herald.
ShilohM
trie  family remedy for  Couftm  and Coldv
V.iall   dote.    Srr.all bottle.    Beit liace  1871
A Scottish farmer of a miserly disposition bought a horse at a fair. On
the way home ho thought a drink of
waler would refresh it, so he got a
pall of waler; but the animal would
mil take it. *.*• M he got home, he
offered It I. feed of corn; but to his
surprise it would not tuudi that,
either.
"Weel." he muttered to himself, "if
only I was sure ye were r gulil worker,   ye're   the   vorra  horse  for  inc."
Acceptance o" L'fe
Nothing short of the life* of tie
mind wlll lift a man out of the •bain
of destructive circumstances, ltccon-
c llatlon is what all philosophy, all religion, all ethics aim at. They aim to
reconcile man to what 13. hir spirit
to the nature of things, his pride to
tlie falls that visit It, his work to the
tentative and futile results of the
work. Not as a trokon-spirlted dog
cowers at the master's feet do they
acceptance as a lover gives the wiBh
acceptance aB a lover gles the wish
of bis mistress.—Harper's Weekly.
"Edd'.e, what's thc matter? Fall *n
the Ice?"
"No, I tried to hang :ome pictures
and stood somo dictionaries on a
table ana they slipped from under
me."
"Words  failed  you,    I  suppose."*
Judge.
When  the clock  strikes    13  what
time is it?
Time for the clock to bo fixed.
What became of the roan who stole
the calendar?
He got 12 months.
' In a race with lime why should a
singing master win?
Because time flies and the singing
master brats tlir.e.
Significant
Mr. Vlljalmur Stefanssoa, tbe famous Arctic explorer, who is at present
apparently having a rough time in tbe
frozen North, tells many good stories
of the way in which the Eskimo grasp
the literal meaning ot anything tbey
hear.
An instance ot this followed on a
sermon preached to the Eskimo from
the text: "Do not follow in the footsteps of the wicked."
"What some of the Eskimo thought
of me," Mr. Stefansson remarks, 'can
he seen from the tact that one day I
noticed that some Eskimo who were
travelling behind me were being careful not to follow ln my trail."—Ans-.
wers, I -
A Gin Pill at Bed Time
will not only prevent any form of Kidney troulili*
but will assist tUe Kidneys in their v.*orkof filtering
the impurities (rom thc blood. Kidneys working
properly mean a good complexion, brighteyes,
a clear brain, in fact a condition of general
good health.
Gist Pill* are sold by all druggists, at 50c. per
boa, 6 for (1.50, or direct from
Nallaaal Drag isa CaesUcsl Ce,, al Caaiti Un're, Tenuis.
At a Diaa-vantage
"I always leave iny business at th?
office when I start for home at
I night."
I    "1 wish I could."
I    "What ls your business."
"The priuc.pul pari ol it is explained  to  my  wife.    Sho  ioheilted   our:
: money."
Cynical
"Papa, what dees tly preacher
mean wiien lie talk.: about au 'angelic
choir'?"
He means. m> ,|ear, the only choir
that luisu't any JealoLsia'a."
"Mrs. Brown !ia
"ladced.    'Vliat
ihe klept. mania.**
s she  taking lor
Minard's  Liniment Cures Oandrjfl.
A  Neat Come-Back
"l wish I had taken my moi lier's advice when she bagged me not to marry you."
"Did your mother try to keep you
from marrying me?"
"Ves,"
"Oh, how I have wronged that woman."—-Chicago Uecor.l-Ilorald.
The Foe of Indigestion.—Indigestion is a common ailment and *ew are
free from it. It is a most distressing complaint and often the suffering
attending it is- most severe The
very best remedy is Parmelee's Vegetable.Pills U.ke-.i according to directions. They rectify thc irregular action of -he stomach ond restore healthy action. For many years tbey
have been a standard remedy for
dyspepsia and indigestion and are
highly esteemed for their qualities.
Piles Curea in 6 to 14 Days
Druggists   refund    money   it   PAZO
OINTMENT fails    to    cure    Itching,
! Blind, Bleeding  or Protruding  Plies.
| First application gives relief.   SOc.
"Tomorrow," announced five-year-
old Sideney proudly to his kindergarten teacher, "i3 my birthday."
"Why," returned she, "it is mine,
too."
The boy's face cloud-d with perplexity, aud. after a hriei silence, he
exclaimed, "How did you get so much
blgger'n me?"
Put Forth the Best
My experience in the varying judgments given about poetry has all converged upon one solitary principle and
the experience of tlie artist In all ages
is reported by history to be of precisely the same direction. Tbat principle
is, that the artist ahall put forth
humbly and lovingly, and without bitterness against opposition, the very-
best and highest that Is within him,
utterly regardless of contemporary
criticism.—Sidney Lanier.
Scenting Scandal
'I understand '.hat demure little
Mrs. Jinks always crooks her elbow
on a certain occasion."
The Queer Sex
"I alw .ys knew womeu were inconsistent, but I heard of ono today that
takes the cup-cake."
"What did she do?"
"Chased her husband out of the
house with a stove-'ifter Slid then
cried because he left without kissing
her goodbye."
"Anything tbat looks good to her."
Willie—Paw. what ls an altruist?
Pan-—An altruist Is a man w'10 I*
aatlslled with the way Hie government is run and the way the hall teacti
Is managed, my son.—Cincinnati Ea»
qttirc*'. •
SaveYour Health
Most sicknesses that impair health
have their start in quite ordinary
ailments of the organs of digestion or elimination. Stomach,
liver, kidneys, and bowels ara
quickly benefited by the action of
BEECHAM'S
PILLS
Sola! •▼•rrwWe.   In boie*. -3 eecac**.
Accounting fo.* It
Customer—I think this meat ts
spoiled.
Meat Market Proprietor—Perhapa
so, mum, but that meat camo from a
prize lamb and It may bavj been petted too much.—Illinois Siren..
At "Fanny's First Play"
He  (after second act)—This play
contains a great deal of food for reflection.
She—I suppose the reason you are
going out is to get something to wash
it down.
Pluto (to imp)—Is Sisyphus still
trying to roll that stone uphill?
Imp—Yes. my lord.
Pluto—Well, start him out on an
endless journey with, an automobile
that will bresk dowu every ten miu-
uti's.    That stone stunt Is ton mild.
U.S. Navy to Abolish Wine
Secretary of the Navy Daniels has
issued an order abolishing the win-a
lists on board all ships of the navy.
It does not become effective until
July Jst next. T..p action came as ."*
surprise to naval officers aud officials
of the administration. It was said al
the White House that Mr. Daniels acted without consulting thepresident.il
followed the receipt of a report frona
Surgeon General Bralsted of tbe navy,
In which, tho latter condemned tht
wine mess aboard warships and recommended that an order be issue*
abolishing it.
    u>
Almost Driven Insane
by Overstrained Nerves
and Sleepless Nights
Feared Paralysis
Mr.F.A.Krutz, Schwartz, Que., writes—"For about
one year before using Dr. Chase's Nerve Food 1 was
a complete nervous wreck. Could not rest or sleep,
was irritable and easily excited and had indigestion
and dreadful headaches. My nerves were continually
on edge, and I feared prostration or paralysis.
After the first three boxes of Dr. Chase's Nerve
Food I felt greatly improved and six boxes made me
entirely well and strong. There is no treatment
equal.to Dr. Chase's Nerve Food as a means of
building up the nervous system."
Nerves so Exhausted
could not Sleep
Mr. Dennis Mackin, Maxton, Sask., writes—"I
have just finished using the sixth box of Dr. Chase s
"Nerve Food, and I must say that when 1 commenced
using it my nerves were so bad that I could scarcely
get any sleep. 1 would lie in bed nearly all night
without, sleep, fend one who hu this trouble knows
the misery of sleepless nights. The Nerve Food
helped me from the start, and has built up my nervous system wonderfully. I now enjoy good, sound
sleep, and instead of feeling tired in the mornings I
am strong and healthy and well fitted for my daily
work."
After uiing Dr. Chaat'a Nam Food lor a lew dayi you
will find youraelf leaa irritable and excitable, sleep will return
to reatore your nervous ayitem aa nothing elce can, and you
will be started on the way to complete recovery.
CaatVi Mem Fat**, ttu malatt al mUrali*-.., 5#e. a l»x, I lar $2.51, all eValm er I*******, latta a Ce., Ul, Tare-at. mm   IM.ARI-.FH, vt'inM'lM J.U0, ».«"
THE ISLANDER
Published every Saturday at Cumberland, Vancouver Island, B.C., by
THE ISLANDER  PRINTING AND PUBLISHING COMPaiNY
Subscription: $150, payable in advance.   Advertising Rates furnished on application
To Correspondents : The Editor does not hold himself responsible for views
expressed by correspondents. No letters will be published in the Islander
exiept over the writer's signal un*.   'I'he Editor reserves the right to
refuse publication of any letter.
SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 1914.
More Threats.
[From Thursday's Nanaiinn Herald)
Tlie Victoria Times last night contained a brief report
of a speech delivered in the Capital City on Tuesday night
by .Mr. George Pettigrew. According to Pettigrew, if the
government does not come through he will advocate a
general strike. He does not state how the government is to
come through. He left that to the imagination of his audi
ence. As a matter of fact he "cannot state how the govern
ment can come through. The government cannot do
anything. There is still trouble at the coal mines on the
Island, and there are still men off work, but there is no
strike. The mines are operating to the capacity of the
market, with more labor on hand than can be employed.
What is there then that the government can do? And how
comes it that Pettigrew should be looking to the government
to clean up the mess he himself made? There has been no
limit to the abuse he has heaped upon the government. He
has blamed it for everything that has taken place in con
nection with the strike and poured insults upon the heads
of its members. There is neither doubt nor question locally
as to who made all the trouble. Nanaimo has had over a
year of Pettigrewism, Ladysmith and Cumberland over
eighteen months. Who is the better off for it except him-
s.'lf? His object in Nanaimo, as he himself stated in
Ladysmith a year ago last May, was to put the city " on the
hog." He succeeded and now he would have the government
relieve him of the responsibility. But while he puts others
o.i the hog he puts himself on Easy Street. While the men
whom he persuaded to leave their work have been subsisting
on four dollars a week, he has been drawing a good salary
and having the time of his life. He did promise, or so we
are informed, that while the strike lasted he would share the
hardships with the rest of the men and draw only strike
pay. Has he done it ? Did he not tell them he was entitled
to his salary and insisted on getting it. It is not the custom
of trouble-makers by profession to share in the trouble they
make. There would be few troubles if they did. Naturally
also it is an easier thing to start a trouble than to end it. At
the beginning a couple of weeks or a month was to d*» it all.
Then a few months more were required, and always the end
was in the sight. Now after having caused it all, and gloried
in the work of his hands, Pettigrew would have the govern,
ment perform his salvage operations. He has his usual
threat at hand. If the government won't do whatever it is
he wants it to do then he will promote a general strike. He
will do more than that. He will make a special appeal to
the unemployed in Vancouver and Victoria. If he can
persuade all the workers to revolt at one time the militia
will be insufficient, and the workers might be able to do
something. We do not profess to be able to tell exactly
what Pettigrew here threatens to do. Whatever it is, however, it is something which the militia, in the natural order
of things, would be called upon to prevent but would be
insufficient to do so. In other words, with Pettigrew, it is
all a matter of the strength of the militia. Without the
militia there would be an end to law and order, and; provided
the militia can be swamped by numbers, there will be something doing. In view of all the criticism the local authorities
have been subjected to for lhe measuree they have taken to
prevent the possibility of disorder and preserve peace,
Pettigrew's statement of his attitude and intentions could
not have been made more opportunely. His whole speech
is a desperate confession of failure.
We heard a young man remark last week: '* The world
owes me a living." It is hoped for that young man's good
that he'll get the notion out of his head. . He never entertained a more foolish idea nor one which will bring him a
smaller measure of respect. The world owes the joung
man nothing; but instead he owes lhe world and society an
active, noble manhood, a steady, honest energy which will
enable him to associate with decent men and women in a
true manliness of character that will make his friendship
valuable and his presence and companionship desired.
Debts and Debtors
If we give a merchant our custom, we
have a right to expect him to advertise-
to tell us weekly in the columns of the
ISLANDER what he has for us. Advertising is shop news, designed to inform
us, save our time, and bring to our attention desirable merchandise.
Every retailer who is alive to the interests of
his cuBtomera has a message often many
messages fin* his customers concerning new
goorls, special offerings, and things that we
ought to know about. Customers and non-
customers wil! be attentive and responsive to
these messages, if they are delivered every
wi*"l< in tlie form of advertisements in the
ISLANDER. The way to get more business
is to ask for it.
A NOTE   TO MERCHANTS
Would YOU buy much or regularly from firms
that never solicit your trade P Do you not Bay
—" The firm that wants my business must come
after it ?"
Yet some of vou say, in effect, to your customers
- "We're here. If you want our goods, eome and
get them, but don't expect us to go after you.1'
It's a poor rule that doesn't work both ways.
Shop Where Your are Invited to Shop |
Charles G. Callin
Accountant & Auditor
ESTATES MANAGED
RENTS  COLLECTED
Land Registry Office Work a
Speciality
PHONES 42 & 48
COURTENAY, B. C.
J. E. Boffey
Fishmonger
(Next to Magnet Cash Store)
FISH & POULTRY
Open Next Wednesday.
V.ALUE, STYl£ and
QUALITY COUNTS
And we give all three.
SEABROOK YOUNG
Of Victoria, wil! be at the
UNION HOTEL, CUMBERLAND
FROM MONDAY, JUNE 15th, to 20th
With all the latest in
Ladies'Wear
Middy Waists in Norfolk Style and Balkan
Girl's Blouses and Cotton Dresses
Ladies' House Dresses and Afternoon Dresses in Voile,
Crapes and Rattines.
Little Boys' Cotton Suits.
Children's and Ladies' Sweaters.
Every Article a
Bargain
a >■»■»■»'
'THE   SQUARE   DEALING   HOUSE"! \
we aro continually receiving fresh consignments of
Goods Suitable for the
Summer Season
Bathing Costumes for Ladies $3,75
Bathing Costumes for Men and Boys, assorted prices.
See our Stock of Cotton Wash Goods, prices ranging from
12 1-2 cents to 35 cents.
Summer Blouses, New and Nifty.
Ladies' Neckwear of all descriptious.
Men's Linen Duster Coats, $2.75 each.
Men's Lustre Coats, short length, assorted prices.
Linen Lap Rugs, for driving, *1.75
Boots and Shoes for Everybody.
Macfarlane Bros., Ltd.
" The Square Dealing House "
Phone 10  P.O. Box 100      <%>       Cumberland, B.C.
Eastern Suits to Order
from
$15.00
to $25.00.
WHY PAY MORE
These prices are 20 per cent, lower
than any house in Cumberland.
200 Samples to select from.
Fit Guaranteed.
P. DUNNE, H^
THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. L L. D., D.C.L., Prealdent
ALEXANDER LAIRD. General Manager JOHN AIRD,. A»'t General
CAPITAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000
SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS
Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and
upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts
are welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.
Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. 811
CUMBERLAND BRANCH.      W. T.  WHITE, Manager.
FOR SUMMER
WEAR
AHMHIineryMustbeSold
Dry Goods, Dress Goods, White Wear
Hosiery, Silk Goods, Boots and Shoes
C. Sing Chong
CHINATOWN,   West   Cumberland i»i' Mim*. rnrninr., t.e.
1
J
The Popular Beer of the day
is the
SILVER SPRING
Now on Draught at the
New England Hotel
JOSEPH WALKER  Proprietor.
Lunsmnir Avenue
Cumberland
B.C.
Try it and be convinced, you will drink no other.
Awarded Four Gold Medals B. C, Agricultural Association
1910 & 1913 for Purity and Quality.
For Sale in Bottles at all Leading Hotels.
Silver Spring Brewery Ltd.
H. H. M. Beadnell!
Eeal Estate, Financial and Insurance
Agent
Local agent for the E. & N. Railway Lands, Comox District.
Courtenay, B. C.
ACM A D   20 acres of Alder Bottom, 6 1-2 acres cleared, '
Oil/"**.!    ereek through property (runs all the year),
Good Five-Roomed House, on good road near Comox,   Price,
$2,100 all cash, or $2,700 on terms.
*,*,****,**••••••
Buy yourself a Home near
No. 8 MINE
BEST  ON  VANCOUVER  ISLAND
i
Blocks, from one acre to eight acres,
$200 per acre and upwards
Finest Homesites in Comox District
FOR PARTICULARS APPLY TO
Joifiii.E.
Up-to-Date Millinery
NOTICE
TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Mr. A. Falkner of Cumberland
B. C. is a duly authorized representative and manager of
of Cumberland District for the
B. C. Life Assurance Co. and
any business transacted by him
will be approved of by the
company.
Ray Anderson.
Provincial Manager.
TIMBER SALE X22
Sealed tenders will be received
by the Minister of Lands not
later than noon on the 4th day of
July, 1914, for the purchase of
LicenceX22, to cut2.128.000 feet
of fir, hemlock: spruce and white
pine, adjoining Lot 141, and
located on Quadra Island, Sayward District.
One year will be allowed for
removal of the timber.
Further particulars of the Chief
Forester, Victoria, B.C.
SEALED TENDERS addremed to the
underHigned, and endorsed "Tender
fur Public Buildiii|!,Princo liuport,II C ,"
will be received at thia i dice until 4 p in.
Monday, July 6.1914, for the c* *nitrnc* inn
of the Publio Building; nb.ive mentioned.
Plans, specifications and form of contract can be seen and forms of tender
obtained at the otliops of Mr. U. H. Hull,
District Engineer, Prince Rupert, B.C.,
Mr. Wm. Henderson, Resident Architect,
Viotoriii, B. G.; aud at this Department,
Person tendering are notified that tenders will not be considered unless made
on the printed forms supplied, and tinned with their actual signatures, atating
their occupations aud places of residence.
In the case of firms, the-actual signature,
the nature of the occupation and place of
residence of each member of the firm
must be given.
Each tender must be accompaned by
an accepted cheque on a chartered bank,
payable to the order of the Honourable
the Minister of Public Works of Canada
equal to ten per ccnt'lOp.c.) of the amount
of the tender, which will be forfeited if the
person tendering declines to enter into
a contract when called upon to do sn, or
fail to complete the work contracted for.
If the tender be not accepted the chf que
will be returned.
The Department does not bind itself to
accept the lowest or any tender.
By order,
R C. DESROCHERS,
Secretary.
Department of Public Works,
Ottawa, June 5,1914
Newspaper! will not be paid tot this
advertisement if they insert it withuot
authority from the department. —62688.
WOOD for SALE
• aWPLY
Thomas Pearce
Happy Valley
PHONE L 8*6
E. L. SAUNDERS
PRACTICAL BOOT AND
SHOE MAKER
Orders Receive Prompt Attention
Repairing a Specialty
West Cumberland
CHOICE FRUITS
AND ICE CREAM
CANDY, CIGARS
Bannerman
Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations
COAL mining rights uf the Dominion
in MrtiiitubH, SRnkatchowau and Albert*,
the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Terri
toriesandiua portion of the Province of
Britit.h Ci-lunibia, may be leased for a term
uf twenty-one years ar an annual rental uf
91 an acre. Nut more than 2,600 aores
will be leased to one applicant.
Application for a lease must be made by
the applicant in person to the Agent or sub
Agent of the district in which the rights
applied for are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must be
described by sections, or lc<t,al subdivisions
of sections, and in lit-surveyed territory
the trace applied for shall be staked out by
thfapp'ic-iut himself.
K*ch application must be accompanied
by a fee of $o which will be refunded if the
ri). hts applied for are not available, but not
otherwise. A royalty ahall be paid on the
merchantable output of the mine at tbo
rate of live cents per ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns accounting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty
thereon. If the coal miniag rights are
not being operated, such returns shall be
furnished at least once a year.
The lease will include the coal mining
rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available sur
face rights may be considered necessary
forthe workiuK of the mine at the rate of
glO.OOauacre.
For full information application should
be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to  any
Agent or Sub Agent ofDominion Lands.
W. W. CORY,
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N.B- Unauthorised publication of this
advertisement will not be paid for.
Cumberland Electric Light Company
Electric Appliances
61-4 lb Electric Irons  $3.25
Electric Toasters.  3.25
Electric.Hair Dryers 1 3,00
5 Watt Tungsten Lamps      40
10 and 15 Watt Tungsten Lamps     45
25 and 40 Watt Tungsten Lamps ....    50
Tungsten Lamps 5 to 150 Watt. Also Hylo
and Ruby Lamps for Sale.
Mrs. John Gillespie
Union Street
.    Cumberland,.!). C.
Capital Paid Up 111,560,000 Reserve Fund «3,500,000
THE ROYAL BANK
OF eaNADft
Drafts issued in any currency, payable all over the world
SPECIAL ATTENTION paid to SAVINGS ACCOUNTS and Ir.
tereit at highest current rates allowed on deposits of tl and upwards.
Cumberland, B.C. Branch -D. p. Morrison, Manager
COURTENAY, B.C. "         R. H. HARDWICKE,     "
UNION BAY, B.C. "             F.BOSWORTH,
" The one incomparable musical instrument."
^"The most versatile and indispensable enter,
tainer."
recent advance in the science of the reproduction
sound waves has been so revolutionary that you
_ cannot possibly realize the true musical quality of
these late models of the Columbia until you have heard one
of them.
There is a Columbia that conforms to every requirement of
cost or surrounding. Between $25 and $650. the price you
wish to pay, is matched by an instrument that gives you the
money's worth, even if measured by its intrinsic value.
Measured by its musical quality, and its capacity for bringing
you "all the music of all the world" "the money value is
Multiplied beyond any computation.
G. A. FLETCHER MUSIC Co.
22, Commercial Street        -      -      Nanaimo, B.C.
"EDISON   HEADQUARTERS"
"-
The Ideal Store
NEW SHOES
The first shipment of our spring stock
of shoes have arrived in
Men's Tan and Black Button
Ladies Tan, Gun Metal, and
Navy Blue Suede in
Lace & Button
Watch for our Sa.e of Odds and Ends
after Stock-Taking.
The Ideal Store
Next door to Tarbells.
Speeial Sale
Dinner Sets
1 only, 96 piece China Set, regular $20.00 now $15,00
1 only, 97 piece Dinner Set, regular 16.00 now 12.0(1
lonly, 97 piece Dinner Set, regular 17.00 now 12.60
1 only, 40 piece Tea Set, regular 8.00 now 5.00
Fancy China Cups and Saucers, regular $4.00
and $4.50 per half dozen, now $4.00 and $3.50
Complete Stock of Furniture, Ranges, and House Furnishings
always on hand. .
I
DUNSMUIR AVENUE
CUMBERLAND, B. C.
Phone M
***mt****M*m*******wm
A. McKlNNON
THE FURNITURE  STORE
T. E. BATE
Hardware, Garden Implements, Tools
Paints, Varnishes, Wallpaper
etc., etc.
Stoves and Ranges
CUMBERLAND, B.C.
HOTEL UNION
OPPOSITF.  RAILWAY STATION
First Class in every respect. Perfect Cuisine
Headquarters for Tourists and Sportsmen
Wines Liquors and Cigars
John N. McLeod, Proprietor
wii-cn in ri--nii.frluii-l mul*-*" tlio Union your bttdquiirti i
Marocchi Bros
GROOERS   AND   BAKERS
Agents for Pilsener Beer
GEORGE KONG
REAL  ESTATE
HEAD OFFICE: 627 Pandora Street, Victoria. B.d
BRANCH OFFICE, P.O. Box, 434, Cumberland. B.C,
Contracting, etc.. Land Clearing, Sawmill Labor Supplied, Logging Camp,
Railway and General Contractor.
i THE ISLANDER, CUMBERLAND. BA
What about your wife and children ? Will they
dress well after you are gone ? WiU your children
be educated ?   Have a talk to-day with alt agent of
THE EXCELSIOR LIFE INSURANCE CO,
OFFICES:—Winnipeg,   Edmonton,   Saskatoon,
Vancouver.      Agents Wanted.
Addendum
The man who once moat wisely eald,
'Be aure you're right, than go ahead,"
Might well hare added thla, to wit.
"Be aure you're wrong before you
quit."        —Chicago Tribune.
ARE YOU USING
E. D. SMITH'S
JAMS
The Jam of Absolute
Purity
JUST LIKE
MOTHER
MADE
Can be had from your
Grocer
Packed in Gold Lined
Pails
CLARK'S
PLUM
I PUDDING
Reidj t* terra after heating—atu-ar- I
I    vsssea for quality and flavour. '
I a>>a't watte yoar ttat la pnparatloa. |
-tm, "Oaro-a".
No  Doubt
Reed—What do you suppose will
happen on the Judgment day, when
tho earth plunges Into eternal darkness and desolation?
Grant—Oh, 1 suppose some optimist will rise and proclaim, 'Now is a
good time to buy stocks."
Wise Willie
Willie—Uncle, why did tlio egg
spoon ?
Uncle—Eh?  I don't know.
Willie—Because the steak looked
lo tender!
Settled
Howard—I hear your daughter is
going to marry an English nobleman,
ls it ull settled?
Coward—Yes;  every cent she had.
Minard's   Liniment  for  tale  every*
where.
"It Is said that women are braver
than men.   Do you believe It?"
"Well, 1 think more of them w*ould
take a chance at marriage."
Guilty or Not Guilty
"Johnny, did you take tho pretty
little eggs nut of tlio bird's nest In the
tree today?"
A soleuineyed. stern-looking old
owl asked the question of a small.
6oared little boy, who stood before
him.
"Ves. h.? did," piped up Mr. Blackbird, who pointed, right away, to a
hatful of cgsts.
"Oh. oh, oh,' sang a whole fence-
row or angry, disappointed littlo birds
nearby. They were thc Jury, you
seo.
"Well, little Johnny," snid thc owl,
Peering into his big law book, "you
certainly arc guilty ot I. very, very
wicked thing. I am afraid 1 sha'.l
have to say tiiat ynu ean never come
into the woods again, or enjoy the
songs ot the pretty birds. You arc
such a had. hard hearted little fellow
Just as Johnny was about to Bob
aloud for shame and sorrow he awoke.
lt was only a dream, lint Johnny
says be never will take any eggs out
ot a bird's nest again!
"Willie," s.-ld the teacher to the
small boy at tho blackboard, "how do
you write 'horn'?"
"I don't write a horn," replied Willie, "I blow it."
Only One "Bromo QUININE"
To get .he genuine call for full name.
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE. Look
for signature   of   E.    W.   GROW.
Cures a cold lu One Day.    23c.
Mrs. Jones was traveling ln Europe
accompanied by her two daughters,
Eleanor ond Marion. Eleanor planned
all the routes they were to take, and
by wbat means tiiey should Journey,
but Marion who was thc only one of
the party that could speak any language otiier than English, wa3 obliged
to make all the Inquiries necessary
for > the desired arrangements. As a
consequence the others were constantly saying to her, "Ask him this"
and "ask him that."
One day Mrs. Jones misunderstood
what they had planned to do and
climbed into tlie* wrong carriage.
Eleanor looked 11 her in desperate silence for a minute or two, and then
turned tn Marlon and said: "Ask her
to get out!"—Judge.
Mlnard's    Liniment    Cures  Burns,
etc.
Not Satisfied
Despite tho fact that tin. Unlink
navy estimates foi the current year
show a proposed expenditure of $257,-
600,000—an increase of nearly f 10,-
000,000 over last year—thc greater
navy advocates .ire not satislled. The
London Daily Mai! says: "The programme of new construction, consisting of oni; Four battleships, lour light
cruisers and twelve destroyers, with
an undisclosed number of submarines,
ls disappointingly meagre. Judged by
the admiralty's own standards it is
quite sufficient. No pro.-ision, othor
than a slight acceleration of tho battleship programme, is made to Till tho
gap let', by the delay in voting ot tho
Canadian dreadnoughts. And yet, **.s
Mr. Churchill ..aid last year, these
three ships are absolutely required
from 19111 onwards for the whole
world defence of tho Br.lish empire."
IMPURE BLOOD
IN THE SPRING
Tae Passing of Winter Ltaves People
Weak and Depressed
As winter passe*, away It leaves
many people feeling weak, depressed
and easily Hied. The body lacks
that vital force and energy which
pure blool alono can give.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale
Peoplo are au all-year-round blood
builder and nerve tonic, but they are
especially useful la the spring. Evety
dose helps to make new, rich, red
blood. Returning strength com-
! mences will their use and the vigor
and cheerfulness ot good health quick
ly follows.
There Is Just one cure for lack ot
blood and that ls more blood. Food
is tbo material from which blood Is
made, but Dr. Williams' Pluk Pltis
double tho value of the food we eat.
They give strength, tone up the
stomach and weak digestion, clear the
complexion of pimples, eruptions nnd
boils, aud drive out rheumatic poisons.
If you are pale and sallow, if you
feel continually tired out, breathless
after slight exertion, if you have headaches, or backa.hes. If your Joints
ache, If your appetite falls and food
does not nourish nor sleep refresh
you, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills will
make you well and strong. To bull
up the blooa ls the special purpose
of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and that
is why they are the best spring medicine. If you feel the need of a tonic
at this season give Dr. Williams' Pir.k
Pills a fair trial and you will rejoice
In new hc.ltli. new strength and new
energy. Do not let the trying weather
ot summer Unci you weak and ailing.
Build yourself up now with Dr. Wil
lams' Pink Pills—the pills that
strengthen.
Ask for Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
for Pale People and do not be per*
stiaded to tako something else. If
your dealer does not keep these Pills
they will be sent by mail, post paid
at 50 cents a box or six boxes-Tor
$2.50 by writing The Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockvllle, Ont.
SHiHtOefi
quickly 8top3 cauchs,  curea  colds, nnd  heals
tlie ihront nnd luna.        '•'•       '.'>       26 ccnti.
DOCTORS DID
NOT HELP HER
But Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound Restored
Mrs. Bradley's Health—
Her Own Statement
Winnipeg, Canada. — " Eleven yearj
ago I went to the Victoria* Hospital,
Montreal, suffering with a growth. The
doctors said it was a tumor and could
not be removed as it would cause instant
death. They found that my organs were
affected, and said I could not live more
than six months in the condition I was in.
"After I camo home I saw your advertisement in the paper, and commenced
taking Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound. I took it constantly for two
years, and still take it at times, and
both my husband and myself claim tbat
it was tlie means of saving my life. I
highly recommend it to suffering
women."—Mn. OniLLA Bradley, 284
Johnson Ave..Winnipeg, Manitoba, Can.
Why will women take chances or drag
outasickly.halMieartedexistence.miss-
Ing three-fourths of the joy of living,
when they can find health in Lydia K
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound ?
For thirty years it
has been the standard remedy for female ills, and has restored the health of
thousands of women
who have been troubled with such nil-
ments as displacements, inflammation,
ulceration, tumors, irregularities, etc.
If you want special advice
write to r.ydin E. Pinkham Mcd-
Idino Co. (confidential) Lynn,
Mass. Your letter will be opened,
rciul nnd answered by a Woman,
and held in sl; ict confidence.
W.  f,   "'J. 9S8
A shy young man had been calling
ou Ibe sweetest girl in the world tor
many moons, hut, being bashful his
suit progressed slowly. Finally she decided it was mi to her to start something, so tho next time lie called she
pointed to the rose In his buttonhole
and said: "l'l! give you a kiss for that
rose."
A crimson Hush overspread his
countonahce, but the exchange was
made after somo hesitation on Lis
part. Ther. h,» grabbed his hat and
started to leava tbe room.
"Why, where are you' going?" she
asked, in surprise.
"To tlie—er—norist for more
roses," he called fiom the front door.
No Rest With Asthma. Asthma
usually attacks at night, the ono time
when rest Is neede 1 most. Ilince the
loss iit strength; the norvjus debility,
tlie loss of flesh and other evil i whicli
must be expected unless relief is secured. Fortunately relief is possible.
Dr. .1. II. Kellogg's Ast. nr. Remedy
has proved its merits through years
ol service. A trial will surely convince* yon.
Little Johnny had been naughty all
day. At last to. cap the climax he
slapped his small sister.
Wben father came home from tile
office the mother told him ot his
son's dcr-d-*.
' The ne:*.'. time you tease your sister j en go to led without your dinner," the father said, sternly.
Thc kiddle sat ln silence for a few
momentB. Then r*U of a suddc. he
turned to 1)1.4 hitler.
"The next tlm<; I want to lilt sl iter
I'll wait until after dinner." he remarked.
Forest Notes
Minnesota has a forested area of
28,000,000 acres, the largest of' any
state east ot tho Kocky Mountains.
There are approximately 4,000,000
rt.res of timber land in New Hampshire of which about hnlf Is In farmers' wood lots. *
Forest fir* s In tho United States
have caused an averago annual loss
of 70 human lives and the destruction
of .".25,000,000  worth  of  timber.
Canada has established a forest
products laboratory in connection
with McGill University at Montreal,
on the lines of the United States Institution of the same sort at the University ot Wisconsin.
Tree planting on national foresb
has to be confined to comparatively
short Intervals ln spring and fall. In
spring it starts when the snow melts
and stops when the drying out of
tho ground: ln the fall it comes between the fall rains and first snowfalls.
Tired   Vowel
"a" complained  ot  ex-
Scooped
Arthur T. Hadloy, president of
Yale, said of youth a*, a tea ia Now
Haven:
"I flu.', youth modest, almost over-
modest. 1 don't agree with the accepted idea of youth that Is epitomized in the anecdote
"According to Oils ancedote, an old
man said to a youth:
"'My hoy, when I was your age I
thought, like you, that I knew it all,
but now hava, reached tlie conclusion
tbat I knew nothing."
"The youth, lighting a cigarette
answered carefully:
'"Hilt! I '.'cached that conclusion
about you years ago.' "—Chicago Record-Herald.
Johnny's Progress
"I am glad to see you home, Johnny," said tlie father to his small son,
who was now back ou bis vacation.
"How arc you geUing on at school?"
"Fine!" said Johnny. '" have
learned to say 'Tnink yoi' and 'If
you please' in French."
"Good," tald tho father. "Tnat's
more thnn you eve: learned to say in
English."
Woman Shopper—I want a pair of
socks for m.v husband.
Clerk—What number?
Shopper—He's number three.
A
The  letter
haustlon.
"What's the trouble?" wo Inquired.
"Just observe how 1 am overworked iu 'Panama Canal,'" it explained
wearily.
Looking into tho matter we saw
that It Indeed had ground for complaint.
Young Housekeeper (timidly) —
Isn't It cents rather high for turkey?
1 am sure that the price across the
way Is only Kl.
Butcher—With the fect on?
Housekeeper—No o. I think the feet
are cut off.
Bu'.cher (with a superior ■mil*.)—I
thought so. When wc sell a tu.'ltey,
ma'am, we sell it f*-et and all.
Living Proof
Madge—Science teaches us that a
man becor-os what he eats,
believe it?
Progress la the Effort of All Nature
Nature bas set plal '.* before ui
her examples. She respects neither
age nor tradition hut acts as the need
of the hour demands. The thing]
which are old are not sacred to her.
"The hills, rockribbed and ancient as
the sun." arc swept away before her
commanding presence. Her waters are
continually at work, eroding, adjusting tHcir plans to the changes in earth
formation. A mountain rango !s
thrown np, and the waters begin tholr
downward trickle ar.d sweep, tearing
away the earth and stone, until Hie
river has worn down its bed to a normal gradient -and created a Canyon of
tlie Colorado. Adjustment is not yet
complete. The river continues Its
work, cutting away the surrounding
hills until lt flows through a great
plain like the Mississippi Valley, lt
another line of hills appears, tho water, undlscouraged, begins again, working eternally to accomplish its ond—
an adjustment to gravitation.,
Society, like the river, seeks to ad-
Just Itself to tho changing contour of
tho environment by wearing It away
and smothering It down until a normal .relation Is established between
mon and their surroundings.
Cascades, rapids and whirlpools are
abnormal in rivers, lienor nature
strives to eliminate them and secure
a regular, uniform river bod. Premature* death, accidents, overwork and
misery arc abnormal In society, honco
a sane group strives to eliminate them
and secure a more perfect adjustment
to the normal life
The river works blindly—naturally
—to secure its end. Men work Intelligently — consciously — to secure
theirs. Could the river employ gun-
cotton, electric power, re-enforced
concrete, and structural steel, how
much more effective would bo Its
work.
The river accomplishes its purpose
by means of many particles of water,
all flowing in tlie same direction—co*
operating for thivaeromplislimont of
a set purpose. Society accomplishes
its end by means of many men and
women, all aiming nt the same goa'—
co-operating—removing ono by one,
the obstacles to progress.—From "Social Sanity" by Scott Nearlng,
COLT  DISTEMPER
Can be handled very pa-til jr.
The sick are cured, and all
others In same stable, no matter how "exposed." kept from
having the disease, by ualni
SPOtlK'ti LIQUID DISTEM.'Kit
Cl-HE. Give on the tongue or
ln feed. Acts on tht blood and
expels germs of all forme of
distemper. Best remedy ever
known for mitres In foal, in .legists and harness dealers. Cut
shows how to poultice throats.
Our fre-J booklet gives everything. Largest selling horss
remedy Jn existence—15 yeara. Distributors—ALL WHOLESALE DRUUtilSTS.
SPOHN  MEDICAL CO., Chemists and Bacteriologists. Goshen,  Ind., U.S.A.
EDDY'S FIBREWARE
Tubs and Pailt retain the heat
of the water much longer than
the wooden or galvanized iron
tubs, are cheaper than the latter
and   will   not  rust   the clothes
NEW FRENCH SETTLERS
Exdua to Tal'a Place From Fall
River to Alberta
A large number of leading French
residents of Fall River and New Bedford, Mass., headed by Pierre Le Brec
(lite and Edw-ud Pepin, are soiling
their property and will go to Calgary
to settle in Alberta. Le Brectiue and
Pepin recently returned from a 3,000
mile Canadian tour, in which they
visited the principal towns and cities
in Alberta, -Manitoba and Saskatche*
wan. hey brought back glowing ac
counts of the possi; ilitles there. Many
wage earners who hear that wages
range from 3D to *lu cents an hour In
Alberta will turn colonists. Le Brec*
que is selling his store In Fall River.
An Assistant
Algy's Mother—I suppose yer get-
tin' a good fee, sir, fer attendin' to
the rich Smith hey."
Doctor—Weli, yes, I get a prstty
good fee, but why are you asking?
Algy's Mother—Well, I 'opo yer
won't forget that my little Algy
threw the brick that 'It 'im.—London
Opinion. «.
IT IS OF INTEREST
TO EVERY WOMAN
HOW      DODD'S      KIDNEY      PILLS
CURED   MRS.   LANCE
Pembroke Woman rufferedfor Fifteen
Years Before She Found Quick Re
i:ef and a Complete Cure.
Pembroke, Ont.—(Special)—Of peculiar interest to women is the story of
the cure of Mrs. Morlle Lance, well
known and highly    respected    here.
Let Mrs. Lance tell that story I: her
own words.
"For about fifteen years I was a
very sick woman," she .says, "My
sleep was broken and unrefreshing
and I had a bitter taste in my mouth
in the morning. I wns often dizzy
and flashes of light floated beforo my
eyes, My limbs were heavy and I
had a dragging across the loin:.
'At last Rheumatism was added to
my troubles nud I also suffered from
lumbago, dropsy and gravel. 1 felt
that my kidneys were the cause ot
all my troubles und decided to try
Dodd's Kidney Pills. From almost
the lirst they did me good, and after
tnklng twelve b«cj I am again a
well woman."
Women "lo suffer should lestrn
that the cause ot their troubles 13 bad
kidneys. Having learned that, the
rest Is easy, Thousands of Canadians will tell you out of their own
experience that Dodd's Kidney Pills
always cure bad kidneys.
Pennsylvania     Marksmen    Make
World's Record
Placing 99 shots within r. circle of
a dime at 73 feet, live men of the
Warren, Pa., rifle team, havo set a
new world's record for .22 cnllbro Indoor shooting, ocorlng 999 out of a
Do you rapossible 1,000 points. The mark for
which they aimed  was the    former
May—Hot/    can    you    doubt   it? i world's record. 998 out of a possible
Tl.ere's   Harry,    for  InslLnce.    He's 1.000 made In 1913 by the Park Rifle
eaten a lobster ev«**y night for years, club of Bridgeport, Conn. This latter
* ■ score raised a former record held by
Used to It i the same club two points,
The    Warren    team's record was
"Is he a country gentleman?"
"I don't know;  I've only seen hia
behavior In town."—Philadelphia Public Ledger.
Lawyer—Tlie cross-examination did
not seem to worry you. Have you had
anv previous experience?
Client—Six children.
■wide ln an official match In the National Rifle Association's league. In
these matches, the Warren team,
shooting Remington-L'MC metallic
ammunition as did the Park club ln
making Its record score, not only won
every contest In the series but captured the championship of the United
States in this class of shooting.,
PRESIDENT
SUSPENDER
NONE  SO-
Proof of Hla Kindness
"I wonder why Amy   refuses   to
marry Mr. Dooling?"
"She's afraid he wot.'t be kind to
her."
"Won't be kind to her? Goodness
gracious! Hasn't she seen the beautiful monumem he put up for his flrst
wife?"
FARMERS
Can always make lure of getting the highest orlces for WHEAT. OATS,
BARLEY and FLAX, by shipping thlr car lots to FO..T WILLIAM ANU
PORT ARTHUR and havlny them sold on commission by
THOMPSON, SONS ANO COMPANY
THE WELL-KNOWN   FARMERS'   AGENTS
ADDRESS 700.703 Y., GRAIN   EXCHANGE,   WINNIPEG.
The World-
Famous
Reputation
of
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Is easily maintained by the superior
Canadian Service
In operation between
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Tha splendid aarvioa In affect te Canada; tha magnifioant appointments of tha ships; tha oourtaous attention of all employees,
aro characteristic of tho
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And aro ttrono foatdrea In making your daoialon to  havo friends
and relativoa como out from tho OLD COUNTRY te Canada
The Cunard Way
Frequent aaillnj-a.   Magnificent new  (Ull)   twin  acrew otaamara
carrying; ona claas (It.) cabin and third claaa only.
Tha Cunard Co. alae maintains sarvieea between!
New York, Quaenatown, FUhguard. Liverpool.
Boaton, Queonatown, Fiahguard, Livarpool.
Now York, Mediterranean, Adriatic.
Including tho faateat ittamare In the world, "Lusltanla," "Mauratanla"
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304 MAIN STREET, WINNIPEG
No Wonder
What's the matter, dear? Your
hair is standing on end."
"I put it up in , curl paper. laBt
night, and tho newspaper I used was
tilled wltb horrible crimes."
It's Different
Arthur—Fredy nays it costs him no
moro to llvo now thnn it did ten years
ago-
Egbert—He'B quite right—he wns
living on his father then, and now
he's living on his tather-ln-lnw.
It Eases Pain. Ask you druggist or
dealer in medicines what ls the
most popular of the medicinal oils for
pains in tho joints, ir, thc muscles or
nerves, or for neuralgia and rheumatism and he wlll toll you that Dr.
Thomas' Eclectric OU is in greater demand than any other. The reason
for this Is that it possesses greater
healing qualities than any other oil.
Answered
Man of the house (coldly)—To what
am I indebted for tho houor of this
visit, sir?
Caller—To the firm ol Dunn and
Dunn, sir.   I'm their new collector.
A  Spring Touch
Mrs. Smart—Qeorge, dear, while
you are having money troubles, I
ought to tell you that 1 learned today
why your rival Mr. FHbb'B credit has
suddenly become so good."
Smart—Wtll, why?
Mrs. Smart—I overheard some one
remark that Fllbb's finances must be
all right, because his wife was wearing such elegant new hats and gowns.
THE JOHN INGLIS CO.,
LIMITED
ENGINEERS & BOILERMAKERS
Engines of all 1 tnds. Boilers ot all
kinds, Plumbing Machinery, Tanks,
Heavy Plate Work, etc.—Write for
prices.
14 STRACHAN AVE.,
TORONTO.      •     CANADA
Grace (aged nix)—Mamma, cud a
llttlo girl as littl*** as me bo arrested
for playing suffragettes and breaking
windows?
Her mother—No dear, certainly not.
Why do you ask?
draco (relieved and gleeful)—Oh, I
shud worry.
Disappointing
"How's that book you were Just
reading?"
"Oh, It's another of those publications ln which a corking good title ls
spoiled by the story."
Stonemason (ln witness box describing atwault)—Ho walks Into my
yard and rams mo up agen ono o' me
own tombstones.
Counsel—Did bo hurt you?
Stonemason—Hurt me! Why I've
got 'Sacred to tho memory of stamped all down me back.
The nuke o? Sutherland has decided to offer for sale 300,000 acres ot
his Sutherland estate by auction In
October.
ITCHY NOSE AND RUNNING EYES CURED
IN FIVE MINUTES BY "CATARRHOZONE"
Bronchial   Dlstreis   and Bad Throat
Trouble Releved at Once
Every day comes news of wonderful cures mado by Catarrhozone.
Cases are reported and personal testimony Is given that proves beyond
question the marvelous merit of Catarrhozone.  -
Bad colds and running eyes it stops
in a few minutes. \
Irritable throat and dry bronchial
coughs are helpe:! in a jiffy—always
cured—if Catarrhozone Is used as directed.
Chronic Catarrh in the nose and
throat, tlie sort that keeps tho breath
rank and maintains, a vile, sickening
discharge—even that type of catarrh
yields completely to the power if Catarrhozone.
Just think of ltl
Not a drug to take, not an hour to
wait for relief—you lust simply inhale the pleasant, pine vapor of Catarrhozone and get well quickly.
"What Catarrhozone did for me 1st
one week was simply a miracle,**
writes Malcolm R. Mcintosh front
Sydney. "I had a frightful attack of
Catarrh. My ears buzzed and my
head was full of noises. The end of
my nose was red and itchy—on the.
Inside It was sore end encrusted. I
had vile droppiug from my throat and
waB very sick. Relief came quick—
bo I kept up the treatment and was
absolutely cured by Catarrhozone."
Nothing else will so elf actively an*
quickly euro you au Catarrhozone. Get
thj $1.00 outfit: It always does the)
trick. Small slzh, 5Hc; sn.nplo trial
size, 2Jc, at all dealers. THE ISLAXDER. CUMBERLAND, B.C
f
ROMARGE OF THE
RIOERS OF THE PLAINS
A   REPUTATION   FOR  FEARLESSNESS AND PERSEVERANCE IN
THE EXECUTION OF DUTY
In Transforming the Western Plains
From a Hunting Ground to a Farming Country, No Small Part Has
Been Played by the Roy,-! Northwest Mounted Police.
It has taken but 25 years t * .rans-
form Western Canr.da from the hunt-
tee ground of the Indian to a farming country, with' largo centres of
population, controlled by the white
race. In this march of progress the
Rjynl North-West Mounted Pollca, Jr
the "Scarlet Riders of thc Plains" as
they have become known in fictional
tcri'iiH, havo exorclred a guiding hand.
Prior to thc organization of this force
"the traders, trappers, half-breeds and
Indians were a law unto themselves,"
according lu the report presorted jy
Col. Robs, prior to tho organization of
tbe force. Lawlessness nnd disorder
rapidly gave way before thc mounted
polh*l», who soon acquired a name for
fenrlrssness and perseverance in the
execution of their duty.
Tho activities of tlie force extended
from the western limits of Ontario to
the Pacific Ocean. Tholr Influence
was even felt in tlie Arctic regions
when occasion demanded It. Today
regular forces exict In each of the
western provinces and in the Arctic
circles, and Eskimo, Indian and white
nan aliko respect the arm of the law
as represented in the mounted police.
The various costumes shown In tbe
photo taken at hcadquarterB at Regina and reproduced herewith, sho
the various uniforms in use from tlie
Arctic Circle down to the prairies.
One instance might be cited to show
tho respect of lho Indl.n for tho
police. A tribe of Indians on the warpath broke from the reserve at Fort
Swan River and crossed the interna-
t'ontil boundary Into the States. They
were rounded up I: a United States
troop of cavalry and brought back to
the boundary for delivery to tho
mounted police. One red coat was on
hand to greet the cavalry troop and
their prisoners, who numbered over
tt). When the American office.* was
dubious about banding the Indians
over the solitary Mountle—who was
none other than Sergeant Martin of
Reglna—he was promptly given a receipt, and the Indians wero brought
on to Fort (Ju'Appelle by this officer,
single-handed. It fell to the lot of A.
Ctewart, now of Reglna, then a sergeant-major, to escort, lone-handed,
the Indians from Fort Qu'Apelle to
their reserve, a distance of 12*> miles.
While such events as these are covered by brief reports, shrouded in
modesty, the details sometimes come
lo light. Anothor Instance worthy of
mention is that in which Sergeant
Gavine, some 20 years ago, was despatched to ar**est an Indian on a reserve near Fort Qu'Appelle. Despite
the fact that the** Indian had a. bad
reputation and was located among his
friends, this officer never swerved
from the path of duty. When passing
a bluff near the reserve Gavine noticed tbe muzzle of a gu . pointing
menacingly at him from some bushes.
Ho turned his horse to one side, and
was just seeking cover when the gun
barked. The shot went wild, but the
officer was quick to returu the Ore.
His aim was true for he wounded the
Indian, captured htm and returned to
headquarters where a sentence of five
years was meted out to the offender.
Tales of long journeys occupying,
weeks and perhaps months occasionally come to light, such as was revealed In tlie loss of the northern patrol,
of which Inspector Fitzgerald bad
charge.
In the early days horsc-steallng In
Western Canada was one of the worst
offences known lo the law. Professional bad mon thought nothing of
rustling off cattle and horses. As tl *
activities of the mounted police increased these characters gradually
gave way.
"Dutch Henry" was one of the .nost
famous of these bad men. He Is accredited with having been thc finest
shot In the west a quarter of a century ago. It is claimed that he could
toss a 60 cent piece high in the air,
and shoot It without fail. While characterized as a "fair haired boy," his
nerve and ability to shoot made him
a bad man of the worst type.
Sergt.-Major Stewart of Reglna. in
a modest way, described recently, bow
lie and a United States marshal captured this noted outlaw about 26
years ago. The chase occupied over
three weeks, "and wo didn't even
have a fight," said Mr. Stewart, "as
he had lost his rifle and six-shooter
whon his tent had been burned
down."
Numerous other InBtancos of the
nerve ..nd porseverance required to
maintain order In the early days,
might be cited If space would permit.
Record Salmon Pack Expected
The salmon canneries along the
Skeena river near Prince Rupert in
British Columbia are preparing, the
Grand Trunk Pacific officials report,
for a busy season. Huge quantities of
tin plate are' being carried north by
thc Grand Trunk Pacific coasting'
boats, Prince' Rupert and Prince
Georfe, and very soon the workers
will be engaged In making the cans
iu which the flsh will, be packed
Nearly every cannery makes its own
CHns and millions of these arc put together each year to hold thc magnificent catches of fish taken from the
British Columbia .waters. Big runs of
sockeye salmon, it is believed, will
not be made until' about the.flrst of
Juno. But. they expect the" season
of 1914 to prove the best in a number of years.
BRITAIN'S   NAVAL   SUPERIORITY
Dickinson Return Gives Great Lead in
Battleships and Overwhelming
Proportion in Cruisers
The annual statement of the numerical strength of the navies of Great Britain and foreign countries, commonly
known as the "DicUnson return," has
been issued recently in the form of a
parliamentary white paper. The re-
turns show all battleships, battle
cruisers and cruisers of each navy
which have been launched since Dec.
31, 1803. In the case of other classes,
sll vessels are shown which still retain tbeir armaments and arc not for
■ale.
The following comparisons show
tho relative positions of tbe great
powers of Europe in respect to ships
built and ships building:
Vessels Already Built
Battleships—Great Britain has 58;
the other powers bringing up in the
following order: Germany 35, France
21, Austria 14, Italy 9, Russia 8.
Cruisers—Great Britain 47, France
24. Russia 12, Germany and Italy each
9, Austria 8.
Light criii.er:—Grent Britain 65,
Germany 43, Italy 11, Austria 9,
Fiance 8, Hu si.. 2.
Torpedo vessels—Great Britain 26,
Austria 11, Itdly nnd France 3 each,
Russia and Germany none.
Torpedo boat destroyers—Great
Rritaln 201. Germany 1.12, Russia 95,
France 80, Italy 30, Austria 15.
Torpedo boats—Great Britain 70,
Franco 153, Italy 94, Germany 80,
Austria 58, Russia 25.
Submarines—Great Britain 69,
France 50, Russian 25, Germany 24,
taly 18, Austria 6.
Vessela Now Building
Battleships —Great Britain 11,
France 10, Hussia 7, Germany 6, Italy
5, Austria 2.
Light cruisers—Great Britain 20,
Russia 8, Germany 6, Italy I, Austria
3, Franco none.
Torpedo vessels—Great Britain 1,
other powers none.
Torpedo boat destroyers—Great
Britain 36, Russia 45, Italy 16, Germany 12, Franco 7, Austria 3.
Torpedo boats—Austria 27„Italy 1,
other powers none.
Submarines—Great Britain 29.
Franco 26, Russia 18, Germany 14,
Austria 5, Italy 2.
A comparison with tlie figures of the
next strongest naval power shows
that of battleships we have 5S to 35
built, and 14 to 6 building, while of
cruisers we bavo the overwhelming
proportion of 47 to 9.
BIG OIL SEARCH
British Company Will Spend Two Million,  Says Minister
British capital has its eyes on a
petroleum prospect upon the Athabasca river, nix miles north of Edmonton, according to ja statement
made by the minister of the interior.
through the Canada Gazette.
The amount of that capital, said to
be In sight, is $2,000,000, which sum
It is understood, the British capitalists are willing to cxpen'. in a thorough and exhaustive search fur petroleum ln North Alberta provided present negotiations are successful.
Ab a result of representations to
the effect, the minister has consented
to the extension or the tlmo rental
will be necessary for lease i already
framed in township- 70, 71, 72, 73 and
74, ranges 23, 24, 25 and 26,.west of
the fourth meridian
This tract of country lies between
Moose and Island Lakes about 50
miles north of Athabasca Landing
and 100 miles north of Edmonton,
and lt Is said that already preliminary
geological surveys have been made
there which show good prospects if
petroleum.
CANADIAN  AVIATION
New Company Formed at Toronto to
Push Air Business
The Canadian Aviation Company,
Limited, of Toronto, Is going into the
business of selling monoplanes, biplanes, flying boats and flying machines of all kinds, supplying pilots for
air craft, teaching beginners the art
of flying, giving flying exhibitions,
providing garages for all kinds of flying machines, and hiring, trading,
manufacturing, etc., all tho latest
kinds of air carriages nnd conveyances. Tlie company has just been
federally incorporated with a capital
stock of ,|50,000. Win. Archibald
Dean, capitalist, of Toronto, ic tlie
leading director lu the new company.
Tho letters of incorporation give tlio
company full powers to carry on tho
aviation business lu all Ils brandies.
The Real Need
Senator Choquettc has a bill In the
upper house to make I: Illegal to publish ln newspapers picturea^of. criminals or suspected' criminals. What
is realty needed 1j' a law to prevent
pictures of respectable citizens being
printed in such a way as to arouse
a desire for murder in the hearts of
the victims.—Ottawa Citizens.
CONDENSING  ELECTRICITY
Experts Believe New Invention Will
Cheapen Cost of Production
Signor Igleslac, an electrician, of
Madrid, gave i sue essful demonstration of an apparatus, of which he is
the inventor, for condensing and utilizing atmospheric electricity. With
the device, which appears very
simple, Senior Iglc* lac lighted aii extinguished at will fifteen electric bulbs
placed at a distance of six hundred
yards. Experts expressed the opinion
that the discovery has great possibilities wltb regard te cheap production
oil current for Industrial purposes.
William Marconi, early last February, succeeded In lighting an electric
bulb at a distance of six miles hy a
wireless current supplied from a 100
horcpower engine. j
German Methods In English Coalfields
The latest of the new collieries to
b.e sunk in the Doncaster district is to
be practically a German undertaking.
This circumstance, together with the
fact tbat new methods of winding and
sinking are to be Introduced, 1: in-
Vesting the. project, (says a correspondent) with great interest. The contract for the-.machinery, costing nearly £200,000, has been let to an Essen
firm, and the whole ot it will come
from Germany. The German method
of freezing the shaft, as used in the
Westphalian coalSelds, wlll be.adopted. A model mining village will bo
fashioned on German experience, and
central baths at the pithead for minors will a'so be provided.
PUSH REFORM IN THE CONGO
Belgian  Authorities  Respond  to  the
Demand of King Albert in Correcting Abuses
Reforms in the Congo which were
urged by King Albert In his r.ddress
to parliament are being put into effect
gradually, and the prediction is made
that the colony ln Africa soon will
cease to be regarded as a burden to
Belgium, or as a source of criticism
fro"m the powers, as was the case under the late King Leopold.
The large deficits recorded each
year since the Congo was incorporated by Belgium have made financial
help one of the lirst needs. The government planB to grant this by endorsement of ail of the past and future debts of the Congo. It is also proposed to grant the colony a greater
administrative autonomy.
Tlio colonial government is to be
transferred to Roma, so as to enable
thc governor to receive the various
district presidents and to permit him
t* frame adequate laws, Inspired hy
real necessities of eacli district, lt
will also make possible tlio institution
of a regular yearly budget which
does not now exist.
Another reform Is the reorganization of judicial power, modifying it bo
ns to givo certain colonial agents
police power, such as exists in certain
British colonies.
FLOUR FOR THE ORIENT
Western Flour Mills Are Increasing
Shipments to Asiatic Centres
The mills in Medicine Hat, Calgary
and Lethbrldge in Alberta are engaged tn supplying heavl'y the Oriental flour trade. Tho Ogllv..* mill at
Medicine Hat shipped a Hundred thousand sacks and tlie Medicine list Milling Co. 29,000 sacks, each oi which
weighed 49 pounds. The Elllsrn Milling Company of Lethbrldge is the
largest exporter ,-f flour to Japan and
China, with Ihe Medicine Hut mill a
c'.osc second. The Western Milling
Company of Calgary and the Robin
Hood Mills of Calgory and Moose Jaw
are also very large exporters to thc
Orient.
Canada's exports of flour to Germany have more than doubled during
the past six years. In 1908 the
amount exported was 1,962,740 barrels, valued at 18,500,000. For the
past fiscal year the exports amounted
to 4,478,000 barrels, valuct". at nearly ?20,000,000.
The finishing touches are being put
on the new annex to Canadian Pacific
Railway Elevator D at Fort William.
A large annex will also be built to
tbe Grand Trunk Pacific elevator this
year. The Stewart Company of Chicago have the contracts In botb caBes.
Old Brit sh Warships Sold by Auction
Four superannuated British warships, famous in their day, were sold
by auction recently to the highest bidder. The most notable was the battleship Renown,* which had several
claims upon the public interest. For
five or six years she lias played the
unherolc role of training ship for
stokers at Portsmouth, but when In
18*o the Renown was lirst commissioned she proudly ranked not only
ns the most beautiful ironclad afloat,
hut also as the fastest vessel of the
British fleet, belli), capable of 18-i
knots. The Renown .-.lso holds a
unique position as the only modern
British battleship sent to the North
American station which she left tor
tlio Mediterranean when carrying
FlBher's flag. Th. Renown wsb indeed the favorite ship of the father
of the dreadnoughts, and Lord Fisher
cherished a silver model of her, a
gift from officers who served under
hltn. The Renowr. was also tlie vessel in which the present King and
Queen made their journey to India.
At the auction, sh. realized £39,000
($195,000).
The other ships sold were the Resolution, which brought £35.650; the
Ferte, which realized £18,500, aud
the Medea, which was sold for £10.-
375. The Scylla was also offered, but
the bids did not reach the reserve,
the best offer being £11,800.
NO WIRELESS FOR
THE ARCTIC REGIONS
DEPARTMENT OF NAVAL SERVICE DOES NOT FAVOR PROPOSAL OF STEFANSSON
Operation of Wireless Stations in the
Far   North   Not  Considered   to  be
Practicable—Port    Nelson    Station
Now Reported to be Working Well.
The department  of the naval service, which has control of Ihe wireless
telegraph system ir Canada, is not inclined to give varj  much encouragement to ibe proposal made by Explorer Stefanuson for the establishment
of a wireless system in the a\rctlc '*-*
j gions. It will be remembered that Mr.flng available for dlstribullo . jiuil the
.Stefannson   in   a  recent  communion*
t tion     suggested   that  a   government
j wireless station should be erected ou
! Herschel Island and that if surh Bta-
I tion wero now tliere eommur.ieuiton
might, be established wilh the missing
j Karluk. It was pointed out by lh>
department officials that while it
would, of eotirsb, be possible to cstpb-
lish wireless stations in the far nnrth,
their operation would not he pructic-
jable.    Herschel Island   is  now  •aome
! 2,000 miles away from the next near-
|est wireless station, and with ranges
I of mountains intervening the range ll
I operation  of  eacl*.  station   would   '.o
j comparativeiy   small.    Moreover,   the
Ismail sized vessel*: such as the Karluk, which go to the Arctic, have a
wireless     range  of  oLly   about   100
I miles.
I With coastal stations or Willi the
big and expensive stntions which have
been erected nt Port Nelson, The Pas,
etc., the government is now getting
exceedingly satisfactory results. Communication hy wireless from the Pacific coast station at Ksquimault is
now being had almost daily with Honolulu, and there hnve been days when
the Canadian station has bceu
touch clear acrosa the Pacific with
Japan. The station at Port Nelson
which has just recently been erected
is now working remarkably well. Communication between Port Arthur and
Port Nelson is Laid to be comparatively ensy during the night when the
atmospheric conditions ure favorable.
Messages are also being picked np at
Port Nelson from tie Atlantic.
It is Interesting to note that the
station at Port. Nelson was eroctod
this winter under conditions which
severely tried thc endurance and the
heroism of the men engaged In tb *
work. The steel towers are 200 feet
high and on the top of these the men
hud to work in temperatures ranging
from 20 to 30 degrees below zero.
The government contemplates the
erection of three other wireless stations in Hudson Ba.* and Straits oo as
to provide aids to navigation from thc
Atlantic to Port Nelson. Ono of these
stations will be erected nt Mancel Island near the Western entrance to
Hudson Straits. Tbere wlll be a station at Ash Inlet in Ilic Straits and
one on the Button Islands at the .'astern entrance of thc Straits.
The Poison system for trans-Atlantic wireless communication under
agreement with the Imperial and Canadian governments as lo rates will
probably not be In operation before
next summer.
OF   INTEREST  TO   SC.TLEflS
Homestead Msp is Now Re.-dy for
Distribution
The twelfth edition of a publication
which should prove of interest to
every person following the progress
of settlement throughout the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta is now being prepared In the
railway lo.ids branch ot thn department of interior at Ottuwa. Tbis recent publication, which is known as
the "Homestead" map. shows I* *
graphic wav the land sltuntion up to
the beginuing of the pre:?nt year,
also iho standing cf each quarter *)ee-
tion throughiut thc three prairie provinces according to the records of tho
department on the first of January,
1914. The map hns been issued in
three separate riieets, one for inch
province, thu Manitoba shec* now b
additional sheets covering the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta respective')*, to follow at an early dale.
Nol hing conveys quite so forciyy
to the eve the rapid manner In which
land available for entry Is being taken
up as this map of many colors, illustrating ns il does by a comparatively
simple system of coloring the stand'
Ing of each quarter section at the beginning of the present year.
In addition to thc information regarding lands which have been home-
steaded or otherwise disposed of the
publication contains complete information with respect to Indian reserves,
timber berths, grazing lenses, post offices, railways, etc., throughout the
three provinces.
This latest edition of tbo Homestead map Is being distributed free of
charge. A copy of the Manitoba sheet
may now be obtained upon application to F. C. C. Lynch, superintendent of railway lands, department of
the interior, Ottawa.
"Vulgar Habit" of Smoking
In view o- the General popularity
of smoking, it is surprising to remember thnt until, comparatively speaking, a few year**, ago, smoking In public was not considered the correct
tiling. Mr. Gladstone never could
bear it; ho smoked only once, and
that was when he was the host of
King Edward—thee Prince of Wales
—and when, lo make his illustrious
guest at ease, ho ventured on a cigarette. Frederic Harrison, one of the
great survivals of the Victorians, retains the same hatred to tills day, and
wlll uot go Into a railway carriaco If
he knows anybody is going to smoke
lu it.—T.P.'s Weekly.
MUSEUM   OF   PEACE
Erection of Twenty-five Million dollar Building in New York
Tlie erection in New Vork Cily of
a $25,000,000 group of buildings for
the exposition of many nubjects ranging from aviation to gardening was discussed at the tlrst meeting of thc i.s-
sociation for lhe establishment and
maintenance, for the people of the
city of New York, of museums for
tho peaceful arts.
According to tin. certificate of incorporation the object of the organization is to establish and maintain permanent and useful memor.nls ot the
century of pence an:', amity that has
followed the signing nf the treaty ot
Ghent, In 1814. Among (be directors
ere Jacob II. Schlff, Elbert II. Gary,
Robert B. Pchry, Melville E, Stone
and Theodore N. Vail.
A Missionary Hero
Bishop Stringer of thc Yukon is
one of the most heroic men of the
Church of England in Canada. Tho
record of his life bristles with stirring incidents, which read more llko
a romance than deeds of modern
days. !n 1892 he became missionary
lo the Eskimos on Hersche!l Island,
in the Arctic ocean. Hoi 3 he aud
Mrs. Stringer worked for years, and
here their second child, Herschell.
was born. Their lives were often ln
great danger from the savage Eskimos of those days. When Bishop
Bompas died In 1906 Mr, Stringer
became liis- successor. He had been
forced to leave Herschell Islan.1 owing to failing eyesight nnd bnd taken
up his station at White Horse, in the
Yukon.
Bishop Stringer has iu the Yukon a
diocese of 200,000 square aiilee, and
it is necessary for him to be continually on the move torn placj |5 place,
Hla principal places sre Dnwson,
White Horse and Carcross. At the latter town a large government school
has been bulff for the Indian children and is In charge of the bishop.
Worlt is carried ou among the whites
and Indians. Of Ihe latter there are
about one thousand and nearly all belong to tho Church of England.
Old Fishing Claim
Claims amounting, to $50,000, growing out of tho seizure by Canada in
1887 by thc seines and seine boats of
the Gloucester fishing schooners Argonaut and Jonas II. French, were heard
at Washington by tho British-American pecuniary claims commission, lt
was charged that Ihe fisherman were
working within lhe Ihrce mile limit
off Ihe coast of Nova Scot.a. In defence, it wns claimed the boats and
seines bnd drifted beyond tbe limit
laid down by law.
CHARING CROSS BUSIEST DEPOT
New London Station is Greatest Traffic Centre In the  World
Though by exterior comparison tbo
new Charing Cioss station in London
is l.ot in the samo class with the
New York Central o: Pennsylvania
depots, th,- claim lr advanced that, it
is now becoming the busiest traffic lu
the world.
By tha process of reconstruction
which bas been Going on for two und
a half years, there arc now four railroads, one above the other at Charing
Cross. The Bakerloo Tube Is at thc
bottom, the Hempstead Tube twenty
feet above it, the district railway
thirty fect higher, and tho Southeastern and Chatham at the top. Ia tho
course of a year these four systems
will run 900.000 trains over ono point.
It is estimated thot 15,000,000 passengers will bo handled yearly. Altogether 20 separate lines and routes of
traffic are available from Charing
Cross   station.
Secretary Madollck says that the
Loudon electric railways average
mote trains and a closer service than
any other railway in tile —orld.
UR6E BRITISH WOMEN
0 COME TO CANADA
SHOULD ENCOURAGE WOMEN OF
OLD COUNTRY TO EMIGRATE
AS WELL AS MEN
The Bishop of Yukon Says Tbere Are
700,000 or 800.000 More Men Than
Women in Canada—Many British
Subject*. Going to the United
States.
Tho annual ince:ing o' tbe British
•.'.'omen's Emigration association was
held recently ut the Mansion house,
London. Last >ear tho association
dealt with 4,3.'lf, ppllcuilons, of which
Mil were from tn.lned nurses, and
:'5i from teachers. The number of
women emigrated wa 1,801, of whom
1,062 went to Canada. Tho association takes* only women of good character and capability, and they are
sent out lu parties under thc care of
an experienced matron. Tho association has its own hostel In London
and another in British Columbia.
Over 16,000 women have travelled un-
der tiie auspices of the association
since its formation in 1884.
Thc Bishop of Yukon said there
were 700,000 ur 800,000 more men
thnn women in Canada, if we encouraged our men to go to thc cverseas
Dominions, he said, we should also encourage women to go. Thero were
thousands of aliens flocking to Canuda and the problem was to make
them Brllish citizens. That pioblemi
could be solved, continued tho bishop,
If they got a sufficient number of
women if British origin to go to Canada as servants, as teachers, nurses
or wives.
Diffcult to Discriminate
Jlrs. G. L. Bcvar said all women
were good; but some were good for
anything and some were good for nothing. It w,.s difficult to discriminate between those whor.: it was better to leave at home, and those who
had grit and character. The; did not
send out cooks. They aimed at sending out educated vyonien who were
adaptable to new conditions and had
resource in meeting difficulties In >
new country. Educated women who
became clerks and typists and generally had about $25 letween tbem and
starvation, were sometimes ready to
go. In the Dominions they were bet-
ter.pold and n.ore comfortably boused,
and they had a far larger scope.
Page Croft said last year 70.000
""rltlsh subjects went to the United
States. That was a heavy loss to the
empire. It was a crime lhat no step
was taken In thi: country to persuade
these people to come under the British flag. Hundreds ot thousands ot
citizens of the United States wero going to Canad. and settling In the middle west. They became good Canadians, but It was difficult for them to
become good British subjects, because
thoy knew nothing of the British empire, he said. He wanted tbem to have
British wives, so hnt their children
could be brought np by British mothers wllh  British instincts.
CITY   TO   BREED   HORSES
Regina Farming Operations Will Extend to Live Stock
Industry
Tho city of Reglna does not Intend
ta confine its  funning operations to
the raising cf cats to feed lis horses,
but  wlll   branch  oat  Into    ibe  live
stock Industry.   At tho present timo
the city owns nearly 100 horses which
are being used,by the lire department,
tiie street cleaning department    and
tiie health department, and It is proposed to breed horses to provide for
future requirements.
At a meeting of of the city commissioners it waB decided to Bccd 400
acres of the city property to oats this
yoar. ln thc fall about 300 acres of
I the crop will be threshed, the balance
1 being fed ns green sheaves. The question of future development of the
proporty wns also considered, and It
is proposed later on to embark on
farming operations on a large* JOaie
and to put n man in charge on the
property. Ho.'ses will bo bred and
raised and feed of ull kinds will bs
produced.
Woman Refused License
Mrs. Victor Garnist, who was fur
twenty years a licensed engineer in
Minnesota, applied to take out 0 license ut Regina. desiring to run her
husband's traction engine. Because
tlie Saskntchewun law defines persons
qualified to become engineers as
males over 18 years, she was refused.
She says there are many women lu
the province who would become engineers if they could.
The Royal Northwest Mounted Police From the Pralr'et to the Arctic. Regions.    This view, recently taken at
Reglna Headquarters Barracks, is Reproduced Herewith for the First Time,
It Shows the Various Uniforms in Ut*
Has Ancient Inca Mummy
T. G. Taylor of Halifax, N.S., and
Chili, has brought an Inca mummy,
2,000 yearB old. Taylor found it several months ago In Chill, where he
wns superintending the digging of a
railroad cut. He will loan it for exhibition ut the Provincial Museum ut
Halifax.
Tho figure Is ii a squalling position, with ils hands over Ub knees,
and is not moro than a font tall. According to the superintendent of iho
museum in Antifagasta, Chill, the
Incus possessed a lost nn of reducing
the size of a body nfter death, The
numerous skeletons found In constructing the railroad, Bald Taylor,
were all abniii elghteo, Inches In
height and BConicd to hear out this
heOry,
B.C.  FISI.  EXPORT
Trial Shipments of Halibut Being
Se to Britain
J. E. Ray, Canadian trade commissioner 'In Birmingham, reports that
two months a**o luccessfui imports 0!.
frozen hulilini from British Columbia
wero made hy fish merchants In
Grimsby. There Is a general hnpres*
Blon that trial shipments will b? imported by lish merchants In large
consuming cent rut, says Mr. Ray, who
adds that several Birmingham Anns
exprcBS a desire to enter a correspondence with reliable exporters in
order to make arrangements for neit
season,
,1   -\"     .—_
After Chins Egg Trade
Since tbe Canadian Pacific railway
steamers and the Royal Mail Steam
Packet company bave been bringing
here la.ge shipments of egg*, from
.China,- attention has been called to
the possibilities of trade development
along these lines, and It is suggested
that the Canadian Pacific is loileni-
plating pulling in re' \*jeratlng machinery on Its irnns-PaciHc liners, sod
make a hid fer the business ********
-11*111 IftlaAlSUKart, tU.11hF.rAlaa»I<il>
Special
Sale of
Millinery
Commencing on Saturday we will offer till onr stuck ut'
Ladies'TriiVvmed -tntU'iilr'unine l,i\Iillinery ''I n reduction
ut'".';*! cents mi every dollar.
This is the time to purchase your
Summer Hats.
Satin Underskirts
We have n very compete showing of these Skirts in ul'
the new shades, including Tango, Paddy Green, /'urple
Cerise, Black and Gray. Set' our leader at #1 !'.r>, and
our Special Quality of Sal in 'it $3,50, and you will
appreciate the values,
Hair Switches
Our first shipment of these were commented on as &eing
much better value than those who hnd received them
froni eastern mail order houses, and the heat appreciation
s the speed// sale whicli has .sold most of our first lot.
Another .shipment will lie here in a lew days and all we
ask is for you to compare our values. Prices $2.95 tu ^7.50
Great Sacrifice in Ladies'
Waists
Ahoiit  f> dozen  Ladies'   Muslin   U'wists, //rent  values,
Regular prices tip U* ■>'."!.50, your opportunity/ now to liny,
i/our choice of the* lot for si.•.*,">
Ladies' Muslin and Voile  Waists, about 24 in this lot.
Regular values to $5,50, any one of this assortment to go
for fl.95.
In the Grocery Department for .Saturday we
will have on Sole
The Choicest Assortment of
Fruit Shown this Season
The quality of the fruit and tin* care antl utttntion given
In it has made this one of our most successful department
Reaches
Plums
a\/'iic its
Cherries
Strawberries
Gooseberries
Caiiteloupes
Watermelons
Bananas
Oranges
Tasmiinian Apples
(Incumbers
Tomatoes
Mead Lettuce
Cauliflowers
Cabbage
Simon Leiser & Co.
LIMITED
"The Big Store"
Phone j*
LOCAL   NEWS
Herbert E.Robertson, barrister
at law, Vancouver, appointed by
the Lieutenant Governor in Council as a commissioner to enquire
into the question of incorporation
of the town of Courtenay, completed his duties on Wednesday
evening, and left for Victoria on
Thursday morning.
James Wotherspoon of Denman
Island died suddenly on Tuesday
evening of heart failure. The
deceased was 70 years of age and
a native of Scotland. The funeral
took place on Thursday, Rev. C.
E. Kidd officiating,
Seabrook Young, the drygoods
merchant of Victoria who has
been here on several previous
occasions, will again visit this
city on Monday the 15th and
following days with a large display of Women's and children's
ready-to-wear goods. Mr. Young
during his visit, will use the
sample rooms of the Union Hotel
West Cumberland. See outadvertising columns next week.
Every attention given matern-
■ ity cases by Mrs. Edward Baldwin
! West Cumberland.
TO LET 8 room furnished
house in town of Cumberland,
garden and tennis court. Apply
Mrs. Montgomery, Leixlip House
Cumberland.
LIQUOR LICENCE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that thirty days after date application will be made to the Superintendent of Provincial Police for
a Hotel Licence to sell liquors by
retail in the hotel known as the
Hotel Bevan, situate at Bevan
commonly known as No. 7 in the
district of Comox.
HUGH THORNLEY.
Dated May 23rd, 1914.
TIMBER SALE X191
Sealed tenders will be received
by the Minister of Lands not later
than noon on the 20th day of
June, 1914, for the purchase of
Licence X 191, to cut 1,916,000
feet of Douglas Fir,-Cedar and
Hemlock, adjoining Lot 2195, and
located on the north side of West
Lake. Nelson Island. N.W.D.
One year will will allowed for
removal of the timber.
Further particulars of the Chief
Forester, Victoria, B.C.
jJiiiiioforlc Tuition
Mr. RICH ARD KIRKHAM. Jr.
Late Pianist of Criterion Theatre,
Dudley, antl Greeley Picture House,
Wolverhampton, England, is prepared tn take Pupils for the piano.
Apply: Residence, Derwent Ave,
or P. O. Box 11U,
CUMBBRLNND, B.C.
Eggs for hatching from white
leghorns originated from the best
trap-nested stock on the coast,
with pullet year records of 295
and 261. $10 per 100(90 percent
fertility), baby chicks and stock
on sale.
John Stephens,
Box 424 Nanaimo B.C.
3>*&
Piiino Tuner
Makes regular visits to Cumberland representing the George A.
Flectcher Music Co. of Nanaimo.
Orders left at the Islander Office
will receive prompt attention.!
TENDERS addressed to T. H.
Carey, secretary of school trustees, will be received up to June
20th, 1914, for the following:-
Painting old school building,
repairing windows, and puttying
same where required, Painting
one room two coats. Beaver
boarding bell room, and painting
woodwook one coat. New flooring in two rooms and oiling same.
Tenders will he considered for
all, or part of the above work.
Contracts to be completed by
August 15th.
Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
For particulars apply to any
member of the school board.
Thomas H. Carey,
Secretary.
'    Cumberland, B. C, May 27th
1914.
TIMBER SALE X204.
Sealed tenders will he received
hy the Minister of Lands not
later than noon on the 10th day
of August, 1914, for the purchase
of Licence X204, to cut 4,842,000
feet of timber, situate on Lots
1063 and 10G4, Cardero Channel,
Range 1, Coast District.
Two years will be allowed for
the temoval of the timber.
Further particulars of the
Chief Forester, Victoria, B. C,
oven es years-
ence
Marks
Desions
Copyrights 4c.
Anyone twitting a **ket eh nnd description mil J
qilloklr iiarorlnln our i,|ilnl,ill free wlii-tljer sn
liiTwitlon li prohnlilj-nnloiitiahle. Commiiiilen*
tlimB.trlRllyrmillfteiittial. HANDBOOK onPntent.
■out free. olil*i.t sueucj for .cotirliiff patent..
Put.tits taken throne)) Mtinn A Co. recelrt
iptr.lalnotice, without connic, In the
Scientific America...
A  handnonir-ly illurtratM w^VIt.    I^rirent dr-
r culniUoMOf.any, M'tanUflo J*.*ini*i.    JVnim for
r.marli-,. $.1.15 ii ye-ir, iiu slant: pifj-iUil.    t*ou\ I*J
all [inwnrti*«ld».
MUNN&Ci).*»-<~ New York
Br.ncti Ollice, tab t* St. Wo.bluitlmi. D. <J.
|.l. pillitic. ijavrison
IlaiTlster, Snllcitor
A (Total*-* rul.llc*
ifuiutrii ti. Sirklr
NOTARY PUBLIC, CONVEYANCER
AND REAL ESTATE
KCnmbrrlaiill. S. <C.
. (Sl* iEfotrarh*
aracl|rr nf Aitalr
l.ue Mn.ti-nl nirector at VictoriaTiiealre,
'Vlii-tiiw* ninl lliiiliuw ; Itatnilnll Wlll'miu
Picture at* viiuilevllle Thcutic, Ferryhlll,
Dni'linin ; liileOl'itnlliiat ninl rlloirlmt.tfl-
lif iMinionl'rllnlllve.Mi*tlin,ll*alPi*lzet'hnii*,
1'iirlium, Knjjlullil.
Has Vacancies for Pupils on
Piano, American Organ &
Pipe Organ, Theory,
Harmony, etc,
Terms Moderate
P.O.'Box398, Cumberland,B.C.
Fire Insurance
For absolute
protection write
a Policy in the
London & Lancashire Fire Insurance Co. of
L iverpool.
Total Assets
« 2 6,7 8 8,930.00
Wesley Willard
LOCAL AGENT
THOS, E. BANKS
FUNERAL
DIRECTOR AND
UNDERTAKER
CUMBERLAND.B.C
AjU'Nl for tin1
NANAIMO
MARBLE & GRANITE
WORKS
Ales llcnilcinii, Proprietor
ICstiuii'.tc.a nnd [Wlgns fnriilelicd
nn Application
Pendants, Necklaces
Watches
Cut Glass, Cutlery
Silverware
MAGAZINES & ALL THE LATEST BOOKS
T. D. McLEAN
THE   LEADING    JEWELER
Cumberland, B. C.
ROYSTON
"They Will Not be Happy Till They Get There"
If you wish to please your children antl see
them grow strong and healthy, buy n Waterfront lot at Roy Beach. On asking a seven year
ohl sou of one family located there if he was having a gootl time, he quickly answered "Ubetehei"
RING  UP  36.
British Columbia Investments Ltd. courtenay
HARRY   IDIENS, - Manager.
Mrs. B. G. Crawford
DEALER IN
HAY, FLOUR &
GENERAL FEED
BARN IS NOW FULLY STOCKED AND IMMEDIATE
DELIVERY CAN  BE MADE
Warehouse, Courtenay
Phone Y91 and R99
IMPORTANT TO CUSTOMERS-No Orientals, Agents, or Solicitors
employed.

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