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Array Z«gi«Utiou Library
Largest Circulation in the Comox District.
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Correspondent of Victoria Time*
Believes Strike will be Settled
By End of Week.
[time ago. Things are moving
briskly in the city. Trade is good,
while there is much building
going on. No fewer than six
hotels are being built, besides
several blocks and quite a num
ber of residences.
The Herald says:—The Nanai
mo correcpondent of the Victoria
Times, who, by the way, is not
an employee of the Herald, writes
as follows to the Times on the
local situation.
Nanaimo, Nov, 18—The strike
of coal miners employed in the
coal mines of Vancouver Island
will in all probability be settled
by the end of this week. There
are plans now being considered
between the miner and the coal
mine operators which will be the
basis of the settlement on which
the miners will soon return to
The settlement, which may be
accepted with good grace by the
men and with confidence by the
employers, will allow the miners
to have their union  as before,
while there will be no direct recognition on the part of the employers   of the   United   Mine
Workers of America. The employers thus gain the point they stood
out for when the strike was called last May.
Men have been returning to
work for several weeks where,
there was work for them, and
the employers have not discriminated in selecting men to go to
work. At present, however, South
Wellington has more men than
can be employed in the mines
ready for work there. Extension
is in working order, all the damage to the pit head has been repaired, and men are working
below ground.
In Nanaimo there are over 200
men working underground, and
while part of the mine is flooded,
water having been let in during
the strike to stop the spread of
fire, the manager is willing to
open up new seams and give employment to as many men as are
ready to work.
The local of the United Mine
Workers  of America has been
loosing ground for some weeks
past and men have been quitting
that body by as many as six and
a dozen a day. They are slowly
going back to work., and the expectation is that ths a greement
will be for a new union,  which
themen   already at    work and
all other local miners will join
and   that all will go to work
Such a union the managers of
the mines are not averse to dealing with directly, and thus the
local miners will be a'lowed
under a new agreement, which
is now being drawn up, to
have the union and deal with
. their employers without the intervention of '.he officials of any
other body.
It is thought the settlement
will be welcomed by all in the
In the meantime the people of
Nanaimo are feelin,
List of successful candidates at
the examination, held under the
Coal Mines Regulation Act, for
Third Class Certificates, at Nanaimo, Cumberland, Merritt and
Fernie on October 28th, 1913—
Frank Cope, Cumberland; Robert W. Hamilton, Nanaimo; Jos.
W. Bateman, Hosmer; Hugh
Penman, Merritt; Thomas Mc-
Huire, Fernie; George Wither-
ington, Michel: Hugh Osborne,
Merritt; William E. Jones. Cumberland; Joshua Norris, Cumber-
Ladies' Aid of Methodist Church
Give Successful Entertainment.
The concert held in the Cumberland Hall last Tuesday evening under the auspices of the
Methodist Church was one of the
best entertainments of its kind
given here in many years. We
have not space to refer to all the
numbers that deserve special
mention. The Cumberland Glee-
men delighted everyone by their
rendering of ths classic,  "Com.
Chief Constable Stevenson left
for Nanaimo on Sunday.
J. Maitland Dougall, city police
magistrate, returned on Friday
from a visit to Duncans.
W. Wesley Willard left on
Sunday for Nanaimo and returned Tuesday morning
Wood for sale—Ring up L86
Thomas  Pearse Happy Valley.
For Salc--Ten acres more or
less situated on the Royston Road
also a   four-roomed house and
stable, horse and buggy, two bed
steads,  two stoves,   sideboard,
dining room table, etc. etc. Part
cash balance on   easy monthly
payments; a fine opportunity for
one of the newcomers with a
little cash to secure a piece of
paid 30 cents in cash. Before
leaving they purchased two
bottles of beer for which they
paid 50 cents and marked the
bottles in the presence of the
^^^^^^^^ accused.   Later    that   evening
Local   Police   Officer Receives Kellet went back and purchased
Merited Promotion-Farewell    two more bottles of beer, paying
en *
  ~ «»=.» iu secure a piece of
berland; Joshua Norris, Cumber- rades in Arms'" and received a\good land ana a home partIy fur-
land: David M. Francis, Middles- spontaneous outburst of appreci-j nished cheap. For further partic-
boro; Alfred Kirkham, Cumberland; John H, Vaughan, Cumberland; Richard B, Smith, Merritt.
Change of Venue in Strike Riot
Cases Denied by Justice
The special assize to hear the
charges against the men arrested
in connection with the rioting at
Nanaimo, South Wellington. Lady
smith and Extension, will be held
as originally announced at New
Westminster on November 24th.
Since the  original announcement was made an attempt has
been made by the miners' counsel, Messrs. Bird, Leighton and
Darling, to have the venue changed to  Vancouver.     The chief
grounds for the application for
a change of venue was the interview given out by Judge Howay
to a New Westminster newspaper
which counsel for men argued
would tend to prejudice a jury,
Arguments were heard by His
Lordship Justice Murphy at Victoria.  His Lordship admitted the
force of counsel, s objections on
the score of JudgeHoway's inter-'
view, but held that the agitation
which had been going on in Vancouver and Victoria would also
have a prejudicial effect.   In the
circumstances, therefore,   he ordered that the assize be held in
New Westminster on the date
announced, and the trials will
therefore commence on the 24th
of this month.
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ation from the audience which
amounted to an ovation. Their
encore and also their humerous
second number, "Johnnie Schmo-
ker," sustained the standard of
merit reached in their first, and
their position in the favor of
Cumberland is well assured.
Mr. and Mrs. Murphy also did
exceptionally good work both in
their comedietta, 'A Happy Pair',
and in their individual numbers.
They are accomplished entertainers, and Mrs. Murphy is an elocutionist of unusual ability.   The
The other friends from Bevan,
including Miss Sp-uston,   Mrs.
Myers,  and Messrs,  Davidson,
Murray, O'Connor and the Bevan
Orchestra were excellent   and
would be gladly   welcomed   to
Cumberland again.    Our local
talent, Mr. McMillan as violinist,
Miss Strang,   Miss Bickle and
Miss Bate, soloists, and Mr. Tay*
lor as humorist, all well sustained
their position in the public favor.
We think we never heard Miss
Strang and Miss Bickle to quite
so good advantage before. There
seemed to be something in the
atmosphere which inspired confidence and called forth the artists
best.   The good house, excellent
order and returns of nearly *110
well merited.
Incidentally we blushingly
mention, with our usual modesty,
that the programmes printed at
the Islandpr office came in for
some very appreciative public
notice. (Thanks!-P.D,)
nished cheap. For further particulars apply Edward W. Bickle.
Everybody   Two-Step   Dancing
Club hold their First Annual
The ball masque, held under
the auspices of the Everybody
Two-Step Club, on Thursday
evening at the Cumberland Hall
On Tuesday evening Mr. A. T.
Stephenson was tendered a. farewell Banquet at the Cumberland
Hotel by the business men of this
city during the evening. He was
presented with a beautiful diamond tie pin as a mark of appre-
tation and  esteem for services'
rendered during his term of office
as provincial police constable for
the district.
Mr and Mrs A.T. Stephenson
50 cents as hefore. The four
marked bottles were produced in
court as evidence against thc
George Burns and Henry Holland also gave testimony as to
Mrs. Johnson selling the beer.
The accused when making a
statement admitted that Kellet
and his friends drank a bottle of
beer in her house, also purchased
and took away four. The presiding magistrate adjudged her
guilty and sentenced Oulda Johnston to six months imprisonment
. — »*~ ..lira*, iniporiana appoint
was a huge success from every ments in the gift of the attorney
DOint ofviW   S-«iin    _.        ,.       . * awn my
 —... .uwnoiio imprisonment
left Cumberland    by auto on with hard labor at New Westmin
Thursday morning for Nanaimo ster.
enroute for New Westminster,
their future home.
I   The Herald of Friday  has the
following to say concerning Bert
as he was ganerally and favourably known.
Mr. Bert Stephenson, son of
Chief of Provincial Police D.
Stephenson, who has been stationed at Cumberland for some
time past, leaves this morning
for New Westminster where he
Will enter upon his duties as chief
constable of the district. The
New Westminster district is one
of the most importand appoint
Electric Light Plant and Opera
House also for the same
-. —j
point of view. Some 140 masquers
occupied the dancing floor, while
the hall was crowded to the door
with spectators, The decorations
were superb and brilliantly lighted. Among the most attractive
characters were Messrs. Hurford
general's department and that
Mr. Stephenson should have been
selected speaks well for his efficiency as a police officer. He will
have a large district under his
care and charge of several officers.
That he will make good his many
.__ .»„„u nisi ne win maice goodhismany
and Spears as "The Newly weds." friends have not the slightest
The receips for the evening will doubt.
net the club a handsome profit. Mr.    Stephenson's   place  at
The prizes, valued to $150, were
awarded as followed:—
Best dressed lady, Miss P. Potter
Best dressed gent, G. Tarbell
Best sustained character, Mr. A.
Cumberland will be filled by the
appointment of Mr. S.H. Grant,
of Hazelton district.
,__ Vancouver. Nov. 20.—The Min-
National character, lady, Miss P. ;sterisl Association of this city
gent,   Ben
Two special 2 reel features,
one sparkling comedy. Crown
Theatre to-night. All first run
J. Young, the Courtenay photographer, is opening up a studio
Court of Revision to revise the in the Scavada Buildin* and wi"
voters list for the year 1914, will
be held in the Council Chambers,
on Wednesday, December 10th,
1913 at 7.30 p. m. The Court
shall hear and determine any
application to strike out or add
any name or names which may
have been improperly inserted or
admitted from the list, of which
all persons are hereby required
to take notice.
Latest New York and Pari-
fashions in Millinery at Dency
Smith's, Courtenay
soon be ready for business. If
you want a good picture and look
young see Young.
To whom it may concern—I will
not be responsible for any debts
contracted in my name to any
one without my written order.
All persons intending to register as voters for the coming
municipal election, as holders of
agreement of sale of land or real
property, must file with the
Municipal Clerk a Statutory declaration, proving that he or she
.-"-"i y'»"«B uiuue or  sne
For Sale-Two Mares, both good'IS thte hJ>ld?r of the last agree- 	
-    no sucn, drivers.     Apply  Mrs   Simms   WWt,   °f Sae to Purcl*ase land orl weekl>' '-anceto night at 8 o'clock
stress as was complained of son:e j Jerusalem, Cumberland, B.C.      IthereoTerty'orthelast assigneej'n the Club Hall. Admission 50
• ,   CClJvSa
National  charecter,
Best original characters, Buster
Brown and Margaret, Mr. H.
Derby and Annie Hayman.
Advertising character, Miss M.
Comic character, " Mrs. Newly-
wed," R. Hurford.
Flower girl, Nina White
Cowgirl, M. Walker
Topsey, S, Walker
Prize walze,   Miss Colbert and
John Cameron
Prize three-step, Miss McKenzie
and James White
Prize Schottische, Mrs, T. Comb
and John Gillespie
Special prize given by the Two-
step club for the best two-
step, Miss A,
Ben Rearer
Special  prize   for   second  best
dressed lady, Mrs. Jean Cor-
The committee in charge wish
to thank all those who took part
and assisted towards making the
dance a success.
The club will hold their usual
weekly da nee to night at 8 o'clock
has passed a resolution urging
upon the Dominion Government
to appoint a commission of in
ves'igation with full power to
gather facts with a view of adjusting the serious situation that
has arisen, and of preventing
further discord in connection with
thc coal mine strike situation on
Vancouver Island.
J. Maitland Dougall Stipendiary Magistrate held police court
in the provincial court-house on
Friday evening. The case that,
came up for hearing was Oulda
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Johnson who resides near the
steam laundry charged under
the Liquor Act. with selling
Hayman and intoxicating drink without first
having obtained a license.
Mr. P.P. Harrison of this city
appeared for the accused Mr. S.
H. Grant successor to A.T, Stephenson acted for the prosecution. Richard Kellet said that on
the evening of the 13 inst, accompanied by constable Burns they
went to the residence of the
accused and had a drink of beer,
they then called for whiskey and
The Comox Valley, of which
Courtenay is the centre,  will in
the very near future have all the
modern conveniences of a much
larger city.   It has beenVumored
during the last two or three days
and the Islander has reason to
believe that there is some truth
in the rumor that the town  of
Courtenay will have a complete
water works system of its own.
A company has been organized
to give this little town the desired public utility in the shape of
good water and plenty of it. It is
said that Mr. George W.  Clinton
paymaster of the Canadian Collieries   (Dunsmuir)  Ltd.  is the
promoter of the   company.   If
such be the case then all doubt
as to the success of the movement will be removd. We understand that considerable   detail
work remains to be completed
in connection with the forma'ion
of the company. But they control
the source of supply.  The head
office will be at the town of Courtenay and the system will be installed and water  turned  on by
I the 1st of June 1914.
Our neighbouring town is also
to have an electric light plant.
Arrangements are being made to
secure power from the Canadian
Collieries Hydro Electric plant.
The names at the head of this
movement we have been unable
to ascertain. That the streets
and residences of this town will
be lighted by electricity befoi't*
long is no uncertainty.
Courtenay is to the front again
with a modern play house with
seating capacity for 500 people.
This is supposed to be erected
and completed before the end of
thc year.
WANTED - A Piano wanted for
rent. Address "W," Islander
Office, stating price wanted per
month. —
Ward, Lock & Co., Limited. Ixm-
ton, Melbourne tnd Toronto
(Contlni *d)
lle.hcrlngton lolj down bis knife
«tnl fork aud commenced to tear tbe
note Into tiny pieces, then with a a till
unsteady hand, be Ut .. cigar.
Sho had .fed the sr.tne expression
as hi: unknown friend who bad accosted hlm on the staircase:
What on earth are you doing here!
Uo rose from his Beat, uncertain
what lo do. Simultaneously, as If
iho had been w.'ting, Carmen rose
too, and as they turned, they came
faco to face.
Heiherington held out bit hand. I
—you were sitting wllb your lack to
me, I did not soe you, he stammered
lamely. . was just going to write
you a lino d-nlght.
Tho woman was hughlng. Her
voice was like the pine trees when
tho wind stirs them at night. Just
going to write! she echoed. Bhe turned to her companion. Did you ever
hear such a confession? Then to
Hetherlngton—George, may I introduce you to Mons. Sounier: Mons.
Soumer, let me present my husband
to you—Sir George Hetherlngton.
'ellr tfcorge Hctlicrlngton was shown
Into Mr. Reginald Fortnby's private
office. It would be -ard to say which
of the two men experienced tbe greater shock of surp-lse, tbe lawyer or his
client. Reginald Formby -was the
principal partner ln tha Arm of Form-
by, l.osh and Robins, the family solicitors of the Hetherlngtone.
Sir G>orgo wns the first to break
the silence. I an* afraid I am very
late for my appointment, I must have
kept you walling, hut I had—he stammered and looked embarrassed - 1
have had rather a bad night.
Mr. Forkiby bowed gravoly. He was
an old man, inclined to stoutness but
well preserved; tbe stocky build of the
old school. He possessed an abundance o! closel;' cropped g.*ey hair antl
a neatly IrlmmeO. grey beard. He woro
large nnind spectacles which gave him
an owl-like appearance, is of a bird
staring out frtm a masts of snow cov-
or»d foliage.
Don't apologize, Sir George, we hardly expected you would be quite punctual. Formby leplled In a low ev n
voice slightly Inclined to pedantry.
Iletherlngtcn matte no *esponse; ho
did not even smile. For the time te-
Ing he had lost all Interest In himself
and his peculiarities. It was a
strange thing that hardly a soul knew
bim by sight, but every one tauw him
by reputation. Apparently he pos*
sessc d all tho vices both big and little.
He waited "bile Mr. Formby took
off his glasses, polished them with a
Mdkerchlef and replacing
them, looked him up and down critically, yet without cflenco. Hetherlngton felt that tho old fashioned lawyer
was regarding hlm from the point of
view of a parent rather than that of
"' >11? he said forcing a smile to bis
ui will excuse my staring, I know,
but you see this Is the flrst time we
hni'e met.
HclUcrlngton half rose to his feet
with an exclamatlor. of surprise. Mr.
Formby raised his eyebrows Interrogatively.
The flrst time we have met! Hetherlngton repeated, resumlnf his seat.
He was Irritated with himself for being off his guard. He wanted to
school himself to be surprised at nothing that wa3 said or done, for unless he wero careful, his secret would
be discovered. And he ha.' met no
one yet whom he could trust with lt.
No one—except Peggy,  and there,
Skin Would Cake Over and Peel.
Spots Large, Used Cuticura Soap
and Ointment, Has Not Had a
Mark on Her Since. They Also
Cured Mother of Pimples on Face.
r,7S Gladstone Avo., Toronto, Ont.— " My
baby's iroublo hctton nu a rash and tlio ekln
Used to ttomctlniea peel olT und look an If It
woro gv.tiiB to get belter,
but wonld JuaC calco over
again and peel. Tliofipota
woro largo and lt used to
mako her faco very red
and inflamed all tlio time.
It eauio on hor foco, bonds
and arms, and It used to
i mako her restless at night.
Sho got tlio rash ln March
and liow I hated to seo It
on ber little faco nnd
bands! 1 tried a lot of different things after
tbat but nothing did any good. I saw tho
advertisement and sent for samples of Cuticura Soap and Olntmcut and lt started to
get belter right away. I usod (hem only
about onco a day, and In liulo moro than
two weeks alio hadn't a spot on her anywhere. She had It threo months before I
ticed Ihe treatment. Slio hu3 not had a
mark ou her since and slio Is two and a half
years old now. Cuticura Soap and Ointment also cured pimples on my face.'!
(Signed) Mra. MoHnight, Jan. 8, 1013.
For treating poor complf dons, red, rough
bands, antitdry. thin and falling balr, Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment have been
the world's favorites for moro than a generation. Sold throughout tlio world, liberal sample of each mailed free, wllb 82-p.
Bkln Book. Address post card Potter I Irut*
■t Cfcem. Corp.. Oeol. 311), liostou, U. s. A.
W, N. U 669
ilovo sealed his lips. And—It he In-'
; tended to play the man, he must never |
pee her again
He was married.
Of course we have never met before;
he blurted out trying to cover up bis
astonishment and the sense of disappointment he felt. I forgot foi' the moment.
A kindly tolerant nolle Illumined
the lawyer's face: I was beginning to
wonder perhaps you did not remember. It must be aome thirty Ave
years ago tbat I dangled you on my
knees. He sighed and Jerked bis
(buses on to hi* forehead. There
were great rejoicings when you were
born, Sir George. The only child-
He gazed through Hetherlngton now,
rather than !V bim; bis eyes bad a
misty far-away look ln them. Your
poor mother did not live long—and so
you really hadn't a fair chance—lt was
natural you should grow up a bit wild.
Yes—there art many excuses for you.
It was o'nvlou. he was speaking his
thoughts aloud and Hetheilngtoti did
not Interrupt him. Presently he produced his silk handkerchief again,
but he did not use lt to polish his glasses now.
Bo you only arrived In London yesterday? Naturally you wanted to see
all tbe sights and are feeling a little
fatigued ln consequence this morning.
Hardly In a mood to l.xkle business? i
Woll, well, y< are stir, young, Sir;
George, but don't you think lt Is nearly time to settle down?
Once again he adjusted his glasses
and looked at Hetherlngton with a
fatherly expression.
I ask nothing better than to seltlo
down, the latter replied.
The lawyer leant towards hlm eagerly. Is that really true? As you
know, your father was—well—a man
of the world. Like you, he loved to
travel, sport, gaiety, and somewhat neglected the old ome and his eslate.
He was fortunate ln finding a man like
McTurggot to manage it, and you did
wisely before you went away iu giving
him a free hand. He has served you
well and faithfully, Sir George, but his
days are nearly numbered now. 1
thought if you found t. suitable wife
and settled down at Cranby—oh! I
Bhould be so pleased. It will be just
what your dear mother would have
wished. You are the only Hetherlngton left; It would be a pity it the name
died out, wouldn't It?
Hetherlngton drew his chair a little
closer to the bureau at which Ihe lawyer was sitting. Here at last was a
man of understanding—a man ot sympathy; one who was real!,' Interested
ln him and his affairs! Yet he realized with a sinking at his heart, one
wbo did not know him. And so you
really dangled me on -our knee, sir,
thirty-five years ago? he -aid lu a
husky voice. Yon are the first man
I bave met Blnoe- he caught himself
up sharply—my return home, who has
lu any way recalled the past, or shown
any real Interest ln me. You can't
tell how horribly lonely I have fell; 1
have no relations, I do not seem to
have any friends. The only thing I
have found ln England is a rather unenviable reputation.
As a man sows, so he reaps, Mr.
Formby said gently, but you are in
the prime of life, Sir George. There
Is plenty of time for you to sow p. new
crop and to reap happiness, love, success.
I wonder—
I know it, Mr. Formby replied. Stand
up—there, where the li'tht falls upon
you, and let me look at you. lt only
requires a little pluck, self denial antl
faith. If you could only tall in love
with tho right woman—oh—It would
make such a difference! You will
forgive my talking liko this, won't yon.
I have always felt like a foster father
to you and it has been a real grief
that we have never met until uow and
that you have always treated my correspondence, shall I say, coldly?
Yes I am quite aware I have been
a beast lu the past, Hetherlngton sold,
but If only I can start fair, I am going
to take life very seriously now.
The lawyer rubbed his hands together—his face glowed. Good, good!
I shall be at your service, Sir George,
for your mother', sake-yes—and for
your own. I always understood you
resembled your father, but I can't trace
anv likeness to him in your features.
Hetherlngton started. Are you sure
of that?
No likeness at all. But you have
your mother's eyes. Yos and when
you smile— He stopped abruptly, his
iower lip was trembling. Rising he
walked lo Hetherlngton's side and laid
his hand on his shoulder. Como now,
tell me what you have been doing away
ln the wilds of the world?
A great desire to there and then lake
Reginald Formby into ills confidence
seized Hetherlngton. But lt was a
little too soon. Perhaps because every
ono suspected him, he was beginning
to suspect Iho world. And he was
haunted with tho fear that ii was loo
late to hopo to realize his diciiin-An
unknown woman had claimed hlin ns
her husband, and heaven knows, Bho
was beautiful enough to attraot nny
man! He had felt ber spell Ihe llight
ho had returned home and found hor
photograph and the bit ot old laee—the
first links with Ihe past which at one
blow had been blotted out. Ills wife!
And he had been making love lo another woman—nay; more, ho loved another woman, loved her still ln spite
of the knowledge, in spile of the bizarre hol-liouse beauty of his unknown
mate. Ills wife!—and the family lawyer faclns him did not know ho was
nu- rit tl.
(To  ho Continued)
V druggists and
First Postal Car
The flrst trial o£ :. postal-car service In which mail matter Is assorted
while in transit, was made Auk- 28.
18G4 on Ihe Chicago & Northwestern
railway. The scheme was a thorough
success, and railway mail service was
inaugurated that year on several of
tho important railway lines and was
gradually extended all oter thte Hulled States, and adopted in other countries. In 1874 the American railway
mail system was thoroughly, organized
ou a permanent basis, with eight territorial divisions, eacli in charge of
a superintendent subordinate t, a
general chief . r. Washington. The service was among the first lo adopt a
modern classified civil service, appointment of railway mail clerks having always been mado for a probationary period, permanent employment being conditioned on satisfactory service and conduct, and removal based on goou cause only. The
service bar, been gradually Increased
and new divisions organized, and b
now operated on practically evuiy
Discovert tthe Diary ef Late Queen
" Queen Mary it collecting personal
belongings and souvenirs ot the late
Queen Victoria, which sho will pro-
hahlv present to the London Museum.
At Osborne. Isle ot Wight, Queen
Mary found a most Interesting diary
the late queen kept when a girl, and
many caricatures by ber of ce.cbrl-
ties of the mld-Viclorlar days.^ At
Balmoral, many personal souvenirs of
Queen Victoria have been discovered,
including some chavmlng love letters
from Hie prince consoit which, ot
course, will be kept from the public
Families of Three In England
Families ot three aro more numerous than any others In England, according to a blue book recently Issued. Such families constitutes 10
per cent, of the total number; those
of four, 18 per C3pt.; of five, 14 per
cent.; and those of six, 10 per cent.
In I/Ondon the women living alone
outnumbered the lonely men to the
extent of 58,501 to 37,130.
Landlady (to applicant for rooms)—
Beg Bardon, sir, but wha' business do
yon follow?
Applicant-I am a doctor ot music.
Landlady—Ob, (hen, wo shall be
glad to have you with us. and I'm
sure you will do well here, for there's
lols of music li* this locality tbat
needs doeloring.
^/]^a,-i/07te* C.0 oMstMLeustfi -^a^v
tf^-^UUnZo -*L* 'TTLoA'c- Ahh4na-& dnrr^S
The Caller
The Caller—Who is that slnglnc?
■ The Hostess-—That's our new maid.
She always sines at her work.
The Caller—What a happy disposition.   Mercy, how loud she sings.
The  llostesn — Yos.     When    she
sings loud she's breaking something.
Deafness Cannot be Cured
bv local applications, as they cannot
reach Hie. diseased portion of the ear.
There Ih only ono way to cure deafness
and that is by constItutlonal remedies,
D'eafnesB Is caused by an Inflamed condition of the mucous llnlni* of the Enc-
tachlan Tube. When this tube Is Inflamed you hnve a rumbling Bound or
imperfect hearing, nnd when It Is entirely closed, Deafness Is tbo result, and unless iho Inflammation can bo taken out
ami litis tithe restored lo Ils normal condition, bearing will be destroyed forever;
nine coses out of ten are caused by Catarrh, which Is nothing but on Inllamed
condition of the mucous surfaces.
We will give One Hundrod Dollars for
nny case nf Deafness (caused by cat-
nrrh'l thnt cannot ho cured by Hall's
Catarrh Cure.   Send for circulars free.
V. J.  CHENEY & CO., Toledo, Ohio
Sold bv Drtt:   'sis. 75c.
Take Ua'.i'a Family rills for constipation.
100.Straight From 19 Yards Wins
Western Handicap Choot
With the only perfect score ever recorded ln the even', and one that has
been, duplicated in winning no Interstate tournament since the season of
1810, C. A. Qutolng, of Longmont,
Colo., shooting a Remington pump pun
and NHro Club speed shells from the
19 yard mark, broke 100 clay targets
slralahr. In the main event, and won
the Western Handicap. At this. Ihe
fourth of the season's five great clay
bird assemblies, held AuRiist 5-7 nt
Imaha, Neb.. W, H. Heer. shooting a
Remington pump gun nnd Av.'ow sneol
nhells, missed bul. three larKels out
ot th< 351 thrown nml enntnrod hia1'
rrenerul average for tho meet. J. C.
Norris. of Basin, Wyo., with tlie same
Rliootitiiv rtttllnincnt made *hp Inurn'.-
ment's Ions run. breaking IV straight,
J. S. Youiiir. of Chicago, nnd J. F.
Frlnk. of Wi'.-thinstnn. Minn., each
wllb the samo perfect shooting combination, broke the program's enl.lr-'
hundred slinlKht. on the third and last
day oT the shoot,
The  on;jest  Da>
A retired Colonel had been advised by his doctor that If he did not
give up drinking it wonld shorten his
Think so? asked the Colonel.
I am 6iiro of It, colonel. If yon
stop drinking I am sure It will prolong your days.
Come to think of lt. I believe you
are right about that, doctor, said the
Colonel. I went twenty-four hours
without a drink six months ago, and
I never pi". In such a long day in my
Aren't, vou going to say your prayers, Willie?
No. I'm not. T am tired of praying
for tills family without getting any
lit   you remember me,
my dear?
I don't remember your ,.t.me, but
you're Uie gctloman mother makes
mo stay awake and listen to iu
One afternoon Mrs. Murphy appeared at Ihe settlement house, all dressed up In her best bonnet and shawl,
A huge black nnd blue Bpot disfigured one sldo of her face, however, nnd one eye was nearly closed.
Why, Mrs. Murphy, what Is the matter? cried one ot the teachers, and
then, realizing that she might have
asked a tactless question, sho hastily
I in net! it. off by saying: Well, cheer
up; you might be worse off. Sure an'
I might, responded the Indignant
Mrs. Murphy. I might not he married at all.
Cure for. Mosquitoes
London people 'have discovered—-or
adopted, rather—an agreeable way to
keep their houses free from fiios and
mosquitoes. They burn sandalwood
which has a pleasant odor, bnt one
which Is disliked by these summer
pests. The Idea bas been imported
from the Orient, where it has been
used for muny years. The sandalwood can bo bought at almost any
Turkish or Japanese Importing house.
It Is prepared for burning by being
cut up into pieces about half an inch
thick and three inches long, and then
baited or dried iu a slow oven for
twenty-four hours. A piece of the
wood Is then . jhted and placed in a
metal urn. After It has become well
aflame, the flame Is extinguished and
tho ;sd ember left to smolder until
It Is all consumed and only a small
heap of fine gray ashes is left.
Out here we do not propose to wait
for a lifetime for things we need today, especially when we can have
them today aud pass a due share of
the cost on to thoso persons who will
enjoy the advantage ot them after
Most i.lkcly  ■: Follow Piopcr Eatln:'
Nobody now living has ever been
killed at a grade crossing.     Still, this
is no argument in favor of tlio grade
Teacher-Now, Wi.'.le, where did
you get lhat chewing gum? 1 want
ihe truth.
Willie—You don't want the truth,
teacher, nn' I'd rather not fell a He.
Teacher—liow dare you say I don't
want the truth! Tell me at once
whero you got thai chewing gum.
Willie—Under your desk,
Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.
Dear Sirs,—Wblk In th? country
last summer I was badly bitten by
mosquitoes, so badly that I thought 1
would be disfigured for u couplo ot
weeks. I vas advised to try your
Liniment lo . Hay the Irritation, and
did so. The effect was more than I
expected, a few applications completely curing the irritation, and preve.itlng
Ibe bites from becoming sore. MINARD'S LINIMENT ,s liso a good article to keep off the mosquitoes.
Yours truly,
W. A. V. H.
Do vou know anything about flirt
No. he replied sad],
did, hut when I tried It the girl nuir
rled me.
As old age advances we require less
food to replace waste, and food that
will not overlay. Ihe digestive organs,
while supplying true nourishment.
Such an Ideal food is found In Gropc-
Nuls, made i f whole wheat and barley by long baking antl action of dlast-1 )*aB,g der
as'e In the barley which changes Ihe  fool?
starch Inlo a most digestible sugar.
The phosphates also, placed up under the outer-coot of the wheat, are I:-,,
eluded In Grape-Nuts, but aro lacking
In while flout because tho ouler cent
of the wheat darkens Ihe flour and If
left nut by Ilio miliar, These natural
phosphatas arc necessary to the wall-
balanced building ot muscles, bruin
and nerve cells,
"1 have used Grape-Nuts," writes a
Western man, 'Tor 8 years and fee] as
good and am ■ I longer Ulan 1 was ten
years ago.
"Among m: customers I meet a
man every day Who Is well along in
years and all ibnlrs bis good health
to Grape-Null, and Postum which ho
has used for iho last 5 years. Ilo mix*
1 As Mike entered the room one day
he saw his friend Pat hanging by a
rope which he bad fastened about his
Sure, and what be ye trying to do?
asked  Mike.
I'm trying le commit suicide, said
Well, said .Mike, why don't you
rope around your neck, you
Sure,   and   I   tried   thai,  answered
Pat, but 1 couldn't   ;et mo breath.
Sorry, said Iho policeman, but I'll
have lo aired: yc—you heen drlvln'
along at the ralo of fifty miles an
You are wrong, my friend, said the
driver. I say I wasn't, and here's
a dollar bill lhat Bays I wasn't.
All right, returned the policeman,
pocketing the money. With eleven
lo ono against me I ain't going to
subject the county to tho expense of
a trial.
That's a nice umbrella you've got,
Mr. Jones.
Yes; It. was a present.
Indeed! From wh'om?
I don't know. But It says on the
handle: Presented to John Robinson
Health cannot be locked for In tbe
child that Is subject to worms, because worms destroy health by creating internal disturbances that retard
development and cause serious weakness. Miller's Wort. l/owders expel
worms and nro so beneficial lu tho .'
action that the system's of the little
sufferers arc restored to healthfiilnes-,
all the discomfcrls..and dangers of
worm infection are removed, and satisfactory growth Is assured.
Baby had been displayed in his
best bib and tucker to a. number of
admiring callers. The last one looked hlm over and was evidently trying to think of something nice to say.
Finally she remarked: Dear me, how
much be looks like his father!
It's only the warm weather, replied his mother, somewhat testily.
The child Is usually right cbeerfu.
aud handsome.
Mike and Pat worked for a wealthy
farmer. They planned to turn burglars aud Bteal the money which the
farmer had bid ln one of tbe rooms
of his house. They waited until midnight, then started to do the job.
In order to get the money tbey had
to pass the farmer's bedroom. Mike
said: '11 go first, and If it's all right
you can follow and do Just tbe same
as L
Mike started to pass tho room. Just
as he got opposite the door the floor
creaked. ThlB awoke the farmer,
who called out: Who's (here?
Mike answered with a meaow! (imitating a cat). Tbo farmer's wife, being awake, too, said, Oh, John, It's
the cat, an'. all was quiet.
Now Pat started to pass the door,
and aB be got oppos'te lt tbe floor
creaked again. The farmer called
out again louder than before: Who's
Another cat, was the startling reply-
Old lady (offering policeman a
tract)—I often think you poor policemen run such a risk of becoming bad
being so constantly mixed up with
Policeman—You needn't fear, mum.
It's the criminals wot runs the risk
o' becomln' saints, belu' mixed up
with us.
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Mrs.  Una
Olney. Bucko
One day, relates a teacher, I gay*
a bright boy a problem in algebra,
and although it waB comparatively
easy, he couldn't, do it. You ought
to be ashamed of yourself! I rema.lt-
ed. At your ago Cieorga Washington
was a surveyor. The boy looked me
straight in tbo eyes. Yei, sir, be
replied, and at your age he was president of the United States!
Sympathetic Harold
Harok. watched Ms mother as sue
folded up an intricate piece ot laco
she had Just crocheted.
Where did you get tbe pattern
Mamma'.' ho questioned.
Out ot my bead, she auswercj
Docs your head feel better now?
he askeO seriously.
Will Resume
Mrs. Newrooks—Dear me. We
muBt leave Paris tomorrow antl we
are only up to page, nineteen of the
Mr. Newrooks—Mark the place and
we'll como back next year and he-
gin at page twenty,
turn and says
.., Grape-Nuts wilh 1:
tbey go line together.
''For many years before 1 began to
eat Grape-Nuts, I could not say that I
1 thought I j enjoyed life or knew what it was to he
'     able to say 'I am welt.'     I suffered
greatly with constipation, hut now my
    ! habits' are as regular as ever iu my
Lady—Well Johnny, how do you like ; *|«ei
school? "Whenever  *   nialte  extra  effort   1
Johnny — Splendid. Three boys depend on Orape-NutB food rnd It -Just
were licked fo. being laic. I spilt some I u*|a t)lc bin, ; can think "nil write a
Ink all over Jimmy's collar, and the grea| ileal easier"
The Real Liver Pill—A torpid liver
means a disordered system, mental depression, lassitude and in the end, It
care be not taken, a chronic state ol
debility. The very best medicine to
arouse' tlie liver to healthy action is
Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. Tbey are
compounded of purely vegetable sub-
Fiances of careful selection and no other pills havo iheir fine qualities. They
do nol gripe or pain and they are
agreeable to the most sensitive stomach
teacher sat. down on
and burnt ' imself,
a red hot stove
Jlnira-c—Shall I Inquire at a hardware, drug, or flower B'.ore for lt?
Naybors -For what?
Jlmrax—Something to grow graM
ou a hal.1 lav.u
Reason." Nam,? given
Postutr, fo., Windsor,
The lioad to Wellvllle,"
by Canadiar
Out.   Head
I   phgs-
Ever read the abrve letter? A new
one appears from time to time. They
are rjenuliie, true, and full of hum in
No Hurry as Yet
Papa, 1 want nn Ice-cream sundae.
All  right,  dear,  remind mo of it
again;  this is only Tuesday.
Clocks Not Needed
When a Mexican laboring man bas
tolled his 206th cigarette he knocks
off and rails It half a day.
WE ARE all "exposed to snelf dangers-ow only wmor Is flood red
Mood/ tet your »tom»ch ba of good dleestlon, your liver acUra
ud your l«sn full of food pur. sir nd yoii oWt fortooAa to. sayof ttjjJUeu**
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aidfiilps oif eitioa io tbst food Hood i. mamifsetarsd ud the systen nonrUhsd, is
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Questions of Life
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Libera! Advances                       Prompt Returns Best Grades
A Matter of Habit
This morning I suggested to ray lias
litiiitl that i ought to have a nor.
ing habit.
Whnt d!tl ho sny?
Said ho couldn't afford it and
I'd better get the walking habit.
Mrs. Twlckembury
Mrs. Twlckembury, qttlte overcome
by Iter good mlnlster'.i eloquence, exclaimed   heartily:    Why,   he's   tho
greatest oratorio I ovor heard.
Scaring Off Willie
Willie, mid the heiress, cheerfully,
I have been thinking.
Thinking of mt, mj preclousT asked Willie.
In a way. yet, replied Gladys. I
hart been thinking that, were yon to
marry me, everyone would ny you
did lt for th,. sakt of my money.
But Willi* was not abashed one
bit. .
What car* I for the bastiVnthlnk-
Ing world? said he gallantly, adjust.
Ing bis immaculate gloves.
Still, Willie, nothing Bhal! part ns.
I will marry you or no one.
My own Gladys.
And I will not hav* people saying
unkind things about you, so I am disposing ot my fortune to tht missionaries. Why, dearest, why are you
Willie looked back through the half-
open door.
I'm going to be a missionary,
Sportsman's Luck
So you took a day off and went
duck shooting.      •
Yes, replied the man  wbo Insists
on being cheerful.
Have any luck?
Certainly. A day off Is luck enough.
An eminent tcier.tist tho other day,
gave his opinion that tho most wonderful discovery of recent years was
the discovery of Zam-Buk. Just think!
As soon as a single thin layer of Zam-
Buk Is applied tc a wound or a sore,
stroll Injur; is insured against blood
poison! Not one species of microbe
has been room! that Zam-Buk does not
Then again. As toon as Zam-Buk Is
applied to a sore, or a cut, or to skin
disease, It stops the smarting. That Is
why children aro such friends of Zam-
Buk. 'Tht-y care nothing fer tho science of tho thing. All they know la
that Zam-Buk stops their pain. Mothers should never forg'ot this.
Again. As soon as Zam-Buk is applied to a wound or to ". diseased
part, the cells beneath the skin's surface aro so stimulated that new
healthy tlssiw Is quickly formed. This
forming ot fresh heallliy tissue from
below is Zam-Buk's secret of healing.
The tissue thus loruieil is worked up
to the surface end literally easts off
the diseased tissue above it. This
Is why Zam-Buk cures are permanent.
Only the other day Mr. Marsh, of
101 Delorimier Ave., Montreal, called
upon the Zaui-Buk Co. and told them
that for over twenty-five years he had
been a martyr to eczema. Ills hands
were at one time so covered with .sores
that ho had to sleep ln gloves. I'our
years ago Zam-Buk was Introduced to
hlm, and i.i a few month* It cured
him. To-day—over three years after
his cure of a disease he had for twenty-five years—he is still cured, and has
had no trace of auy return of tthe eczema !
All druggists sell Zam-Buk at Mc.
box, or we will send free trial box If
you cent", this atke.'tlseiiicin and a lc.
stamp (to pay return postage). Address Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.
Stranger--Can you direct roe to a
Villlagc Urchlur-I can for a quarter.
Stranger—That's ri'ctty Bleep.
Vllllago Urchin—Well, you can't expect to get a haul; director for nothing.
One on Mother
This isn't like the bread mo'ther
makes, suid tho young married man.
So you tire going to slari tbat, aro
I was merely congratulating yon.
Mother nover was a very good bread-
A man remarked that lie came from
a very largo family.,
How many are there of yon? he was
Well, there were ten ot U) boys, he
said, and each of us had a sister.
Good gracious! exclaimed tlio other,
then thore were twenty ot you.
No, said (he boastful man, eleven.
Ask Any Man
Gladys—Mamma, when people get
married aro thoy made Into ono?
Mamma—Ves. dear.
Gladys—Which one?
Mamma—Oh, they tlnd that out afterward, darling.
Wasn't for the Neighbors
Hewitt—Publicity is a great boon.
Jewell—Oh, I don't know, tho man
next door had his cornet stolen, and
he advertised for It and got it back.
Dr. Morse's
Indian Root Pills
are just thc right medicine for the
children. When they are constipated
—when their kidneys arc out of order
—when over-indulgence t in some
favorite food gives them indigestion
—Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills will
quickly and surely put them right.
-Purely vegetable, they neither nickcn,
weakenot'gripe, like harsh purgatives.
Guard your children's health by
always keeping a box of Dr. Morse's
Indian Root Pills in thc house, They B.
Keep th*  Children -Wall
Your Asthma, Too. The efficacy of
Er. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy Is
not something tbat is merely to be
hoped for; it is to bo expected. It
never falls to bring relief, and in your
Individual case it will do ttc same. So
universal has been the success of this
far-famed cure that every one afflicted
with this disease owes It to himself to
try it.
The new cook camo out and did
very well her first afternoon at Lone-
lyville. Af:er dinner she approached the head of the house.
How early shall I gee up ln the
morning? she inquired.
Well, said Mr. Subbttrbs, the first
train for tho city leaves at 6.35. You
will hare to get up as early as 6
o'clock if you want to make that.
W. N. U. 969
Mln.-rd't Liniment Cures Burns, Eta
Judge—Aro you guilty or not guilty?
Prisoner—Not guilty, your honor.
My counsel's words have entirely convinced me of my innocence.
Likely ti Stay There
First Undergraduate— Have
telegraphed to the old man for
Second Undergraduate—Yes.
Got an answer?
Yes. I telegraphed the old man,
"Where Is that money I wrote for?'.'
and his answer reads: In my Inside
Greasy Ointments No Use—Must
Be Cured Through the Blood
It is not a good thing for people
with a tendency to have pimples and
a blotchy complexion to smeaj' themselves with greasy ointments. In fact
they couldn't tlo anything worse, because tho grer.so clogs the pores of the
skin, making the disease worse. When
thero is an irritating rash a soothing
boraclc wash may help allay the pain
of itching, but of course It doesn't cure
tho trouble. Skin complaints arlso
from an Immire condition of tho blood
and will persist until the blood Is pur- j
ifled. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have
cured many cases of eczema and sltln I
diseases becauso they mako now, rich !
blood that drives out tho Impurities, I
clears the skin and Imparts a glow of
health. The following proof Is offered. Mrs. Fred Tremble, Gunter, Out.,
says: "For more than a year I w..s
steadily inflicted with salt rheum ,ir
eczema.. My hands v.'cro so sore lhat
1 could tint put them lit water without
thc skin cracking open. I tried all
sorts of ointments recomtneiidotl for
the trouble, but Ihey did not do mo a
particle of good. I w.rs told Dr, Williams' Pink Pills would cure tits
[rouble, antl began taking thom. i
took the Pills steadily fer six or eight
weeks and tltey completely cured tlio
trouble. This was several years r.go
and I have never Icon Lothorul with
It since."
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills arc sold by
all medicine dealers or by mall at 50
cents a box or six boxes for $2.50
from Tho Dr. Wllllr.ms' Medicine Co.,
Brockville, Out,
British  Prime Mlnltttr   Ptylng
Exalted Position
Premier of tht British Empire for
only Ave yoari, young compared with
most ot hit great iiredecessors, Mr.
Asquith it now generally Bpoken of
as one of England's old men, aayt W.
A. M. Good ln a recent London letter.
H» Is only 61 years of age—four
(years younger than Arthur Balfour
'land twenty years younger than Gladstone at his beat—yet there Is Indefinitely associated with him ln the
pttblio mind all the characteristics
of old age. To some extent this is
due to personal appearance. Tht
shock of snow-white hair, tht lined
and furrowed face, the rather bent
figure, the gravity of measured utterance—all give a venerable Impression.
Add to tills the reiterated rumors of
retirement and the history-making
period during which ho has held tho
highest ofllco under tthe crown and
you will realize why the prophets and
the papers busy themselves with what
will happen whou Asquith ceases to
be premier.
Tbe premier's age Is also accentuated by the unusual youth of those
ministers of his cabinet who are mainly In the public eye. Lloyd George
Is only Just fifty; Winston Churchill
Is not yot thirty-nine; .Homo Secretary McKenna, the butt of the suffragettes, is uo older than I,loyd
Georgo. Few of them, except Mr.
Asquith, look their years. Lord Mor-
ley, tho one exception In the cabinet
as regards age, Is 71, but he is still
active and still delights in the flippant satlro of a retired journalist
against tlie follies of the politician.
There is excuse for Mr. Asqulth's
prematurely aged appearance. No
prime minister has ever crowded into five years such a combination oi
foreign complications and domestic
change as has fallen to tlio lot of the
present head of the British Government. Time after time since Mr. Asquith succeeded Sir Henry Campbell*
Baniiermanii, the conu'-y has been on
tho verf-e of a vital European war.
The great crisis for which Bismarck
and Crispl, Salisbury, Gladstone and
Disraeli made endless preparations
have come and gone. The conflict for
which tlho great Powers of Europe
braced themselves has so far been
averted. Turkey has been practically wiped out of Europe, but no continental nation has cut Its throat on
Iter grave. To pilot an empire through
storms like these, even with a foreign
minister such as Sir Edward Grey
has given tlio man at the helm many
a sleepless night. If there had been
no legislative revolutions in progress
at home, Mr. Asquith would have had
good excuse for tho iiair that has
turned so white.
In the same five years the prime
minister has practically abolished the
House ot Lords, made home rule for
Ireland a certainty, insured the na-
tlton against sickness and unemployment, superlaxed tho millionaires, instituted old age pensions, disestablished the Episcopal Church in AVales,
and put tho House of Commons ou a
salary basis. This Is a mere snapshot of the legislation for which he
has assumed responsibility. During
the progress of these epoch-making
measures he has been exposed to the
most harassing and disconcerting of
all cross fires —the attatck ot the suffragettes. From the day ho took the
leadership of the Government Mr,
Asquith has scarcely even had a minute when he could feel safe. In his
own home in the houses Li has visited, nt the dinners he has attended
in the streets of tho capital where ho
Is more truly rttlor that, the King
himself, he has lo be guarded day antl
night from assault at tho hands of
tho militant women. In Mr. Asquith
they recognize an implacable enemy
and a vital obstacle to their objective.
It Is to some extent duo to this
outspoken refusal to compromise that
Mr. Asqttitlt owes ttho respect In
which ho Is undoubtedly held throughout the United Kingdom. When he
cut tho claws ot tho House of Lords
he was denounced as a. L'aator*to his
King and country. ' When lie support
ed Lloyd George's NaVilor.nl Insurance
and Old Age Pension schemes he was
clubbed a Socialist antl a Syndicalist
Yot, today there Is probably no man
ln English politics who possesses to
the same extent tho confidence oi the
people of Britain. Ho has continued
thoso high tradltlous ot personal honor and courtesy so long associated
wiLh tthe leader of tho House of
Suffragette Jealousy
A small girl,, ono of ft party from a
local girls' club, was playing her first
visit to the art gallery. Aftor studying the Venue in the entrance hall,
she turned to ono of tbo women who
accompanied the party: 'Ave yer seen
that there nionlraent? Eh? tho suffragettes 'avo been at It! The arms
are all knocked off.
"The   Kiddies   all   Like
Sold by all Grocers
Practical Criticism
George Ii. Lttks, tho famous palt.t-
er, ssld to a civ.ic In his Now York
sttullo: Your criticism Is at any rate
original antl amusing, my boy. It remind:; me of tho colored laundress lu
tho Ulllzl Gallery.
When this colored laundress visited the Dfflzl, her mistress led her up
lo Correggio's masterpiece.
There, Hannah, what do you Ihlnk
of that'.' she said.
Hannah, shaking her head lugubriously, stared a long while nt Iho pictured angels whose white robes were
all yellowed by time, ami then, with
a sigh and tt disapproving shako of
her hend, she said:
Do saints is do last folks lo put up
wlv bad laundry work.
Easier ta Use
Better tor tha Shoes
c*n alwayi makn ture of getting th* hlgheit prices for WHEAT. OATS,
BARLEY and FLAX, by •hipping their car lots to FORT WILLIAM AND
PORT ARTHUR and having  them sold on  commission  by
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We guarantee thai
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iP/GS .j^fe-i^ m ^^kXSHEEPl
Youth at tho Treasury
Many Chancellors of tho Exchequer
besides Mr. Lloyd George liavo occupied that office before reaching fifty.
Atltlington antl Pitt were both under
fifty. Iioblnson was only forty-five
at the end o( Lb term, whilo Goul-
burn was forty-six. Peel relinquished this office at forty-sever., aud Baring at forty-five. Whin Disraeli had
his first short experience In 1852 he
was forly cteltt, and Mr, Gladstone
was only forty-tlireo at the time of
his first iludget. Ward Hunt went
out at the same oge, Iho present Lord
St. Aldwyn completed his first lerm
Rt fort}'-!«'n. (la (ll? ffltolt?, vonlli
lia3 reigned at the Treasury, lliottgU
Canning, Lowe, Stafford Noi-lltcolc,
Sir William Hsrcoirt, Guilders, and
Jiltchle had all passed fifty when they
went there.
Hia Was thc Better Hand
lie had Just returned from a trip to
Europe, and was tolling his adventures.
The man In Ihe back scat had listened In silence up to Ihis point, and
now his lips curJed scornfully as ho
Thai's nothing; I once played with
four Plugs.
V-s.     Four kings and an ace.
Tlicfii may be othor corn cures, but
llolloway's Corn Cure stands at the
head of Ihe list so far as results are
Putting It Clearly
liastus, what's a alibi?
Kastus—Proving yo- wero at a
prayer meetln' whar yoh wasn't lu
order to show dat yoh wasn't at de
crap same what- yoh waa.
I.'.lnard's Liniment Relieves Neuraljla
Wifo—Henry, you need a reBt. Let
us go lo Bongtoiig Springs.
Hub—That place! U'h. it's only flt
for women and fools.
Wife—I knew lt. Let's go there together.
Is your wlf,
My wife is
still away from home?
si 111 nowhere.
Always Something
•Harry Lauder told an amusing'story
lite other day of two Glasgow women
who met In Ihe street, t.nd began to
discuss Iho domestic affairs of a .icw*
ly married couple.
Aye, Jlrs. McTavish, said one, so
ii*tttinte's got niatTl-,*:
Site has that, Mr:*. McAlpjno, replied
ihe othef.
An' how's -ht Mctiln' on? the first
woman wanted to know.
Oil, no Bas ba at a' was tbe rep:y.
There's only one thing the matter. She
thinks Bhe could liuc- got a better man.
But then there's aye something!
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Stopping the Fight
Village Grocer—What ure you run
ning for, sonny?
Boy—I'm trying to keep- two fell rs
from fightlnr;.
Village Grocer—Who are tl'.r persons?
Boy—Bill Perltlnt and me.
Their Job
Willie—Paw. what Is a jury?
Paw—A body of men organlz i
find out wbo has the best lawyer,
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when   tliey  are  to  lot   people   I,
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To Correspondents : The Editor does not hold himself responsible for views
expressed by correspondents. No letters will be published in the Islander
except over the writer's signature. The Editor reserves tlie right to
refuse publication of any letter.
We desiro citizens of Cumberland who have a vote and
intend exercising tlieir franchise at next January's municipal
election to give their serious attention to the following conversation which took place recently:
E. VV. B.— "But what good is it going to do vou fellows,
supposing you do win the election ?"
Leading Agitator— " JFell we emi hold tlie town back for
another year anyway."
There yau have it, fellow citizens, in a nutshell. This is
no freak of the imagination, but a correct report of an actual
conversation, and the Editor of the Islander can, if necessary
disclose the identity of "Leading Agitator" This is a frank
statement of the aim and objjet of the party who elected our
present mayor and council. Some of us have known it from
the first. Others have gathered as much from the proceedings
of the council since their term of office commenced. But it is
seldom that gentry of this kidney are so candid and open in
their admissions as Leading Agitator, who should clearly be
muzzled by his fellows in the interest of their party.
The program laid down by Leading Agitator for the year
1914 presents no very great difficulties, and given the opportunity, we have no doubt that his party could carry it out to
^>eifectioti— in fact we would say they iust about measure up
to it. As we have already stated, our present municipal ad
ministration was elevated last January by Leading Agitator
and his party, and very complaisant tools they have shown
themselves. We can understand a community making a mistake. A trite saying haa it that you can fool all of the people
some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you
can't fool all the people all the time; and therefore we think
Leading Agitator is auilty of gross presumption and impertinence in assuming that Cumberland is about to repeat I' r
mistake of 1913. We will not admit for one moment that thi
town is so wilfully blind to its own bust interests as to entrust
its destiny again to men who roill act such contemptible parts
as to become the tools of a still more contemptible organization
— a party whose policy Leading Agitator informs us is both
obstructive and destructive in so far as progress is   concrned.
"We can keep the town back for another year, any way."
Think of it well, citizens of Cumberland, before exercising
your franchise next January. It is as reasonable to expect a
silk purse from a sow's ear, as to look for progress and good
government from men controlled by the base and unworthy
motives expressed by Leaking Agitator.
Teacher— a-lnd now, Tommy, let me hear you  use sentence
with ''notwithstanding" in it,
Tommy (striker's son)—  Poppei's  pants are   worn  out,  but
not with standing.
South Bruce has gone Liberal which is by way ot leading
Laurier on.
Liberal platform builders blame the tariff for the high cost
ot living. They would like the duties removed from the
"fruits" of office.
Liberal newspapers are again announcing that Prime
Minister Borden is ill, whereas Mr. Borden is nil right and the
Liberal Party is very sick indeed.
The South Bruce electors were told that the Uorden
dreadnoughts were a menace to Germany, the Laurier navy
not being a menace to anything hut the honor of Canada.
Canada's revenue is already live millions ahead this year,
which is sad news to the Liberal leaders who thought the
country could not get along without them.
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the very latest and
newest in Ladies' &
Children's   Coats,
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Fancy Neckwear. Dress Goods in
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PlaidSilks,very suitable for Ladies'Waists
Ladies' and Children's Felt House
Slippers in Reds, Browns & Blacks.
Balance of our Ladies' and Children's Fall and Winter Hats
clearing at a reduction.   Comforters and Eiderdowns in very
suitable coloring,     Extra good value.
"The Comer Store," Cumberland, B.C.
Phone 10
P. 0. Box 100
I am receiving consignments daily of Xmas
and New Year stock in all lines which
cannot be beaten either  n price or quality
Cumberland, B. C.
Commencing to-day
Every article in the Dry Goods
Line Reduced
The Ideal Store
Next door to Tarbells.
The following lines are now on show—
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VerySuitable for Gifts
Dinner Sets from $10 to -$20.    A beautiful line of Buffets
and China Cabinets, ranging from S3Q to $50 each.
Our stock of Beds and Bedding, Furniture,
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Phone 14
Dunsmuir Avenue
First Class in every respect. Perfect Cuisine
Headquarters for Tourists and Sportsmen
Wines, Liquors and Cigars
John N. McLeod, Proprietor
Whon in Cumberlnml make tlio Union your liondquarteis]
Capital Paid Up 81,560,000
Roserve Fund 913,000,000
Drafts issued in any currency, payable all over the world
SPECIAL ATTENTION paid to SAVINGS ACCOUNTS and Interest at highest current rates allowed on deposits of *1 and upwards.
D. M. MORRISON, Manager.
R. H. HARDWICKE, Manager.
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Soils Mmlu-'o Order fr.'in iJJ;") to iJilD
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Finest Homesites in Comox District
ISLAND REALTY Co., Courtenay
.Leave your order with Teamster
Feed Store   -   -  Courtenay, B. C.
We have all kinds of Silks imported direct
from Japan; Cream, Blue, White, Pink and
Grey. Price 65c. to $1.25 per yard.
Pongee Silk, 55c. to $1.50 per yard.
Dunsmuir avenue. Cumberland, 8, e.
The Shortest Route
to Europe
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Commercial credits, Foreign drafts, Money Orders, Travellers'
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Collections effected promptly at reasonable rates. o,3
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Lnnsmuir Avenue
Get your Cleaning,
Pressing, Repairing
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Agents for Pilsener Beer
done by thc
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laundry bills, Wash It wilh soap and
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53 Fraser Avenue. Toronto, Ontario
Include Connecting England and
France Also England and Ireland
Loudon lust now ts ssotUIng uith
projects ot gigantic tunnels. The
Prime Minister has just received
a deputation of British members ot
Parliament, who desire to see a subway oonstruoted between Kngland and
France, because it would confer enormous trade benefits, and give both
commies a new source ot food supply
In war time.
True, the cost of a double lunnel
would  be $80,000,000, but a channel
company, assisted by Ihe South-tia&t-
ern and Chatham and Dover Railway
antl French Western Rallroada would
! readily find that amount.     And Mr.
I Asquith has gone as Tar as lo promise
lhat Iho L'ouimit-.ec ot Uritish Imperial Defence will give tho project their
' most  careful   consideration,   to   see
! whether it can be now definitely ap-
i proved by ihe British Government.
'   Encouraged by this, a group of Lancashire financiers lias come forward
and demanded that ihe question of a
i tunnel  between Kngland and Ireland
I shall bo revived.   Tbey say there Is
no  scientific reason why  a sunvay
should not be   constructed   between
Holyhead and Kingston Harbor, and
that this subway would do mote to
make Hie sei,ai'atiil'n of Ireland from
England Impossible than would a dozen Homo Utile Kills, or fifty Coercion
And in London llself fiuanolei'S are
discussing plans thai have originated in Berlin to run a tunnel from
Qtteeustown to Nova Scotia, which
would take twenty years to construct,
cost some hundreds of millions ot dollars lo excavate, but would give a
Channel aud au Irish tunnel, land
Americans wilh ease In Berlin, without troubling them ouec to embark on
llie stormy and treacherous waters.
Al. Albert Sartiaux, the author of
the celebrated pamphlet 'Lo Tunnel
Sous I.a Handle.' estimated in a report published in 1907, that it built:
a tunnel between England and France
would be used In 1915 by no fewer
than 1.S0O.000 passengers.
Many tunnel bills have heen introduced ' Inlo the Knglish Parliament,
but they have been uniformly rejected owing lo defence considerations
and in 1907 Ihe Imperial Defence Committee decided against any scheme.
The coming aeroplane has, how-
i ever, changed tlie aspect of the whole
i problem of national defence both for
| England and .America. England can
longer rely, as sbe lias done, on
Wild OaU
Last summer ft Connecticut farmer
was approached by a tramp, who asked for something to eat and a night's
lodging. It was pretty well towards
evening ami the work was all done,
so the farmer gavo the tramp his
supper and sent him to the barn to
sleep, agreeing that he waa to call
him the next morning In time to work
out his keep.
About halt-past ti ee ln the morning the farmer routed out the tramp.
| What's all this, boss? said the tramp.
[ i uhbiug his eyeB. /
Time to get up and work.
What doiug?
We're going lo reap.
Heap what?
Aro they wild oals, boss?
No, of courso not.      Why?
Well, It they ain't wild oats, why
do you have to sneak up on 'em like
this in tlie dark?
Cheapeit of Oils.—Considering thei
curative qualities of Dr. Thomas'I
Bolectrlc Oil It is Ihe cheapest ot all
preparations offered to the public. It
is to lie found In every drug store ln
Canada from coast to coast and all!
country merchants keep it for sale. So. |
being easily procurable and extremely j
moderate in price, uo one should he
without a bottle ot It. \
Most Any Time I
A country road, trees, skyt summer]
homes, a lake in the distance. Aj
si on tn railway line crosses the road
at right angle's. ;
Enter up the road, an automobile,
well loaded and running at high
Enter at Il.e far right an express
Both automobile and .rain are rushing toward the crossing.
Owner ot automobile to chauffeur:
Can you make ,t?
Tiie chauffeur, speeding up: Sure I
can make ii!
Dead heat! • -? !!  I! »*?•!?????
Hit List Request
Not a sound could be beard in the
court-room. The prisoner had just
heen  condemned  to  death.
You have a right to expres a last
wish, said the Judge, and it It is possible It will be granted.
The prisoner, '-ho was a barber.
gave the Judge an appealing look as
ba replied:
I should like Just once more, to be
allowed to shav. the district attorney.
Only the Hall
Maiden Aunt—Venice at laat! Out-
half of the dream ot my youth is now
Niece—Why only half, auntie?
Aunt (sighing,—I contemplated going to Venice on my wedding tour.
A small boy saw some young pup*
plea at the dog dealers.
Oh, Mr. Brown, he aBked the man,
how much do you want for those
They're $3 apiece, Master Beverly.
Oh, but I don': want a pl"ce, I
want a whole dog.
A  Kitchener Story
Lord Kitchener thinks lhat marriage means tie end o! a soldier's career; In fact,, a soldier should be wed.
tied to his profession. Some time
ago a very well known lady to wbom
lie hnd expounded this view retorted
by asking hlm a question.
If the officers of the army today
are not to marry, said she. where are
you to find the officers for the army
And Lord Kitchener, remembering
that officers are usually the sons of
officers was silenced.
Getting the Most
How will you have your eggs cooked? asked tho waiter.
Make any difference in the cost of
'em, Inquired the cautious custoinor
with the brlmless hat and faded
Then cook them on the top of a
Slice of ham, :aid the customer, greatly relieved.
WIKm.ro. MO-sTMM..
In the Country
This Is Just like grass, alu't lt?
It is grass, you silly!
No lt alu't 'cos .ou don't havo to
keep off lt.
Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere
A well-known Scotch professor waa
occasionally called up to Balmoral to
attend the late Queen Victoria, and
was extremely proud of the honor.
One day a notice appeared ln tlie university which stated   that   Prof.	
could not attend ills classes that day
as ho had been called up to Balmoral to soe-the queen. A waggish student, who saw the notice wrote underneath lt: God save the Queen.
Information Wanted
Mrs. Benham—I wish you would tell
me one thing.
Benham—What Is lt?
Mrs. Benham—What happens with
one of these lock canals when they
can't find the key?
Sweet and palatable, Mother Cravts'
Worm Exterminator Is acceptable to
children, and lt does its work surely
and promptly.
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! The Heart of a Piano is the
\       Action.   Insist on Ihe
Piano Action
*-*  congenial needlework nt home; malie
Irom threo to live dollars per day decorating  cushion   tops.    Armour Art    Co".,
Dept.  I... Brodaluane Blooli., Winnipeg.
Sjcedenborg's great work on Heaven and Hell
aiid^llitr iii'c after death. 4'Vl nayes. nnly 25 rents;
postpaid.      H, law «SE-kI'i.* At-., Tor'iato, Oil,
Every Advertiser Knows This
She—Doesn't  ir.  tako all you  can
,malu-  to  pay  for your big advertising?
He—By no means; but it. would
take more than 1 could make to pay
Ior -lesa.
Photographer — Now, then itr.
Crosser. If you pimae, look pleasant
for a moment. That's if. a moment
longer—there! You may now resume
your natural expression,
This, r
. (.'aine.
photograph   with
y    two
You recoi
liizo iiip
[ think
so, haiil
ss Softl
am the <
10 with
hat on,
fl l*n
not?   j
beon drawn Into tha uioshes ot armed
complications in oilier portions of
Europe, and slie lias now to realize
that any day Bite may bo called upon
to lb row an army Into Belgium or
Holland (o help her Mends, Russia
ami Franca, against Germany and Austria, Would uot. it is suggested, a
tunnel In these circumstances he a
boon rather than a peril?
An Important Congress to he held
in London this fall, is being organized by tlio Franco-British Travel
Union wbo are placing this Channel
tunnel question practically at tne
head of a highly toterestlns congress
This is because It is held that the
construction of a submarine mode of
travel between Kngland and France
wouhl immensely stimulate tlie object
which the union mainly has In view,
tlie promotion of international friendship hy facilitating an exchauge of
holiday visits between ihe people of
Britain and the Continent.
The number of English people who
travel abroad has grown enormously
of lato yoars, and Germans and
French people are reciprocating by
visiting England in ever-increasing
numbers. But the average Frenchman heartily dreads the cross-channel
\ passage which bas been for generations the chief reasons of England's
Strategic grounds of opposition ore
also said to be weakening, uot merely
because of the changed compi :.\h,,i of
European politics, which lenders
France no longer England's traditional enemy, but because of tho ingenious argument lhat the existence of a
channel tunnel would afford a safe
moans for the importation ot food
tupplios In time ot war at so-i.
England nnd France, moreover,
would be a far more formidable combination of war against a common enemy with a Channel lunnel than without. The old fear that il might be
used by a lioslile Power against England or Fiance can also ho proved
to be groundless.
Silly Question
Mlneralogical Professor—Now I bbIi
yuu, as n practical miner, whal spado
do you think Is tho very best?
Student (scornfully) Why, the aeo.
of cours,'.
Great oak*, from littl' acorns grow,
The proverb apt relates;
And lei us add. divorce decreet
Have surreptitious dales.
Was Never Able to   Obtain    Lasting
Benefit Until    Dr.    Chase's    Nerve
Food Was Used.
Too many giiis grow up with weak,
anaemic bodies and exhausted nervous
systems. lndoci life and too much
application iu s:hool are sometimes
the cause.
The blood needs enriching and tha
nerves lued strengthening by such
treatment as Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.
This food cur.> is doing wonders for
many thousands ot glrla whoso parents bad almost despalr:d ot their
ever developing Into strong, healthy
Mrs. ,T. Bagnall, 395 Woodvllla avenue, Toroi.to, writes: "My daughter
suffered from nervousness since child-
hoo i. and any medicines she tried did!
not do any lasting food. We read in |
the papers about Dr. Chase's Nerve
Food, and ..ly daughter used It with
wonderful results. This treatment
has built up her system and so
strengthened the nerves that she feels
like another girl."
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food. 50 cents a
box. fi for $2.50, all dei.lers, or Edman-
son, Bates tc Co., Limited, Toronto.
Let Hits fact sink Into your head,
Lot nothing e'er delay ir,
While you can leave a thing unsaid
There's no way to unsay it.
Timely Aid
An old coloref. woman camo into
a Washington real-estate office the
other day and was recognized as a
tenant of a small house that had become much enhanced In value by reason of a now station ln that neighborhood.
Look here, aur.tlo, wj arc going to
raise your rent this month, tho agent
remarked briskly.
Deed, an' All's glad to hear dat, sah,
the old woman replied, ducking her
head politely. Might, glad, fo' sho,'
caBe Ah des come in hyah terday
ter tell yo' dat Ah couldn't raise hit
dis month.
King as Tributor
There Is u curious book kept by the
master of the king's household ln
which Is set down all the various old
fashioned tributes which are annually paid to the king by Individuals,
corporations anc". others. For the
flrst time, however, the king becomes
in his turn a tributor, nnd not receiver, for ln the conditions of the Eale
ot tho Sherborno Hall Farm, just
north ot Sandrlngham, which bis majesty has bought from Emmanuel
College, Cambridge, he has to supply
each year six fat turkeys.
Dccaratlon of Independence
My (l<>ar, I see you are having sow
elotlics made for the poodle.
Ves; It Is the latest fad.
Well, 1 serve notice right her.' that
I don't button any dogs    down    the
Bearing Out the Adage
What's tho best thing you ever saw
that boro out the old adage that cleanliness is next to godliness?
Lemme see. Oh, yes. Back in
the town where I came from tho Salvation Army barracks was next door
to the Chinese Laundry.
I see now why it takes you so long
lo shave. 1 have been watching you,
You make a lot of hideous faces at
yourself while doing it, and every
face, of course, requires a separate
Minard's Llnlnier; Cures Dai.druff.
Dontfs '
60c. * -ox or six boxes for $2.50
a. al! dealers, or The Dodds Medicine Compir.y, Uirited, Toronto,
Bo Wise
| ll Is better lo he wise than rich.
We do not see this because wo have
I all tho world, and we nro seized with
the fever for money-getting and mon*
ey-spoudlng. There are thousands >t
I people getting more satisfaction out
I of their .pilot dully round nf business
and social life than any or these birds
of paradise with their flitting lu and
fro upon the 'ace of the earth. One
of tho inosi fatal things for the peace
and happiness oi any man Is to he
caught in llie swirl ot discontent that
is caused by this envy 'f theso so-
called successful peoplo. Tbe wise
shall inherit glory, but shame shall he
tho proinoilou of fools. The country
would go to the dogs In a month If
! it. wero not for the quiet, steady, stay-
| at-homes who form the bono aud sinew of our business, social and spiritual life. Learn tbe wisdom of being quiet rnd content whero you are
and leave boomsters and promoters
to their gamo of chance,
flllf-elaol shrd cmfwy cmtw cmfwypy
So you Ihinl; you will let your ;on
."ish, study law.
Yep, answered Farmer Cornlossel.
Josh will make a ; lawyer. He's
got what I call a legal mind.
What is that?
lie kin rind a good excuse for doing aboul anything that iiils his particular convenience.
Convincing to Ladies-
This Oven Test!
So that you may use less flour, we
do what a home cook would do if she
were in our place.
From every shipment of wheat
delivered at our mills we take a ten
pound sample.   We grind this into
__ - - _^(ji^m m flour.   Bread is baked from the flour.
Dl       Jl  fw      Wc find that some samples make
■   •#■%■ mmW more bread and better bread than
%, others.   So we keep the shipment from
^ which the more and better bread
\        comes.   The others we sell.
^        You save money by using flour
\that bears this name.   And yo^/get
netter bread. S
"More BreacKand Bettei>B'r.ead" and
"BettervPastry/foo"   .
A man o( letters who visited Washington recently appeared at but one
dinner parly during his stay. Then
he sat next to the daughter of a noted
naval officer. Her vocabulary Is of
a kind peculiar to very young girls,
hut she rallied away at the famous
man without a moment's respite. It
was during a pause in the general
conversation that she said to him. .
I'm awfully stuck on Shakespeare.
Don't you think he's too terribly iu-
Everybody llBlened to hear the
great, man's brilliant reply, for as a
Shakespearian scholar ho has few
Yes. he said, solemnly. I do Ihlnk
ho is Interesting. I think he is more
than tbat, I think ShaNespeure Is
just simply too cute for anything,
The banality of a sea poem by Alfred Noyes led a Philadelphia sonneteer at tlie Franklin Inn to say:
This poem of the sea reminds me
of a young woman from Illinois who
saw the Atlantic for the lirst lime
last week at Cape May.
As she stood on the windy beach,
gazing dreamily out over the water,
I said to her:
So this Is thc flrst time you have
over seen the sea, eh?
Yes, the very flrst time, she answered.
And what do you think ot It? I
Ah, she said, with a:i cstactlc t' die.
It smells just like oysters.
Ward—Bill Purdy's dog hit
Lew six times.
Gene Woods—Lew's dog has a license, you know.
.ludd Ward—But I don't think the
license allow- him to bite a man
more Hum once.
VV. N. U. 909
Also Gave Him Exercise
bbs   Did  that  hair restorer you      I asked my husband for some pin
tried do any good? I money this morning.
Dlbbs   Oil,  yes,   lt  kept   mo   In   a 1     What did he say?
hopeful  frame ot mind for a  whole !    He asked me how much pins wero
month, , a packet.
'. :' .    *■'"' *&..' -*'.'-' 'c
Concrete is the^ilsi
building ntatSBIl
ABROAD statement—Yel literally tiue.   The aim of man from the
beginning has been to make his building materials as nearly like natural stone as possible.     The great labor required to quarry stone led
him to icelt various manufactured substitutes.   The only reason ho ever
used wood was that it was easiest to get and most convenient to U3c, _
Wood is no longer easy to get.   Like most building material, its cost is increasing at en alarming rate. _
The cost of concrete is decreasing.   So, from the standpoint of either se»
vice or economy, Concrete is the best building material.
Canada's farmers are using more concrete, in proportion lo their numbers,
than the farmers of any other country.   Why ?
Because they ere being supplied with
Canada Cement —
a cement of tha highest poiiiblo quality, which i*
•urea the success or their concrete work.
The secret of concrete's popularity in Canada lies fa
the fact that while we have been advertising the w
of concrete, we have also been producing, by scien-u
tific methods, a cement so uniformly hign in quality
that the concrete made with it gives the complete
satisfaction our advertisements promised*
Concrete would not have been in such universal use
today, had an inferior grade of cement been- supplied.
Insist upon getting Canada Cement It is your best
assurance of thoroughly satisfactory  results  from
Without this label it ta    *>«' concrete work.   There is a Canada Cement
act "Canada" Cement     *e*a in y°ut neighborhood.
Writt for our Fret i6o-pag« book " What Tht Farmtr Can D» With Concrttt*
—No farmer can afford to bs without a copy.
Can:\fJci Cement Company Limited       .        Montreal
A Legal
*    Contest
|   -Without Any Law
*X        By F. A. MITtHEL
"Jim," said my friend Bob Elliot;
•■I haTe a law caso for you."
I had Just "put out my ahlnglo" •■
■ attorney und wus not displeased at
Hn announcement. Bob wu rich, and
1 wis poor. 1 supposed tbat the matin question concerned some prop.
1 he owned. 1 ei pressed myself
dy and willing to serve bim and
•sited him tho nature ot the else.
"It's n matter of branch of promise."
"Breach of promise!" I exclaimed.
Io your conscienceless proceedings
With women hare at last got you into
trouble, eh? l'vo told you time and
In that your disposition to regard
mreo as a game, a bit of sport like foi.
Irving a deer or landing a flsb, is the
•t dangerous kind ot amusement a
;n cau Indulge ln lie's no match for
• woman ut that sort thing. 1 suppose
i'vc been writing a lot of compro-
atslng letters."
A fow.    But you're on tho wrong
trick.   I'm not to be sued for breach
promise.   I'm to sue a woman for
tbat Identical thing."
"And, what'e more, I haven't any
(esse at all.   Tbe defendant Is a heart-
• coquette, and I wish to punish her
' tbe damage she bas done."
'Upon my werdl   When did yon be-
IM so virtuous as to tako tt upon
Jjonreclf to punish another for a sin
|at wblcb yon aro sinner In chief?"
{   "It's Jealousy on my part"
$   "Another fellow got abend of yon?"
'ii.   "No; Jealous of tbo lady'e superior
' IfnOdcncy at tbo game of hearts. Bnt
1 ' enough of this preface work.    Son
•km Miss Kate Stanley?"
t   "1 do and am aware tbat she Is as
, eoinclenecless as you."
, ,   "More so.   Beside her I'm aa lnno*
ijMBt as a new bom babe.   But lt re-
"just vou wRrrr. what r rant, tou."
Itulres Innocence to punish guilt, nnd I
propose to give Miss Stanley a lesson."
Ton can't do tbat by making her
pay tn money.   She's rleber tbnn you."
"It's the publicity that will hurt ber."
j "Well, to come down to business,
'•hat evidence have you ngainst her?"
Be produced a small buudle ef notes.
I looked tbem over and fonnd notbing
hit regrets for Invitations bo had giv*
> Miss Stanley.
"Why, you stupid numskull!   These
rtotcs Instead of showing encouragement Indicate thut the lady doesn't
•are especially for your attentions."
"Well, they're  all  tbe evidence 1
||tavc.   I'm relying on the publicity of
tbe suit I'm about to bring to punish
the defendant   Write her an official
letter stating that your client, Robert
IIChandler Elliot, Is about to bring suit
j against her for broach ot promise.  Say
f that ho has furnished yon wltb sneb
flvldcuco as he possesses whlcb may or
■ay not prove his case—a matter for
• Jury to decide.   Tell her that since
fcwsults are expensive and tho issue
jf this one would bo uncertain yon
would advtie its settlement out ot
eourt    Lay tho damages at $100,000
nd ask hor If sbe would prefer to pay
without tbe publicity of n trial."
"Bob," 1 said, looking at him earnestly, "for monumental gall you are the
■nest specimen of my acquaintance."
"Do you take the case?"
"Not for a fee.   As your friend I'll
So anything for you in reason."
"Then do ns I hnvo told you."
I would rather hnvo kept ont of lt,
hut 1 know thnt Elliot was likely to
lave legitimate business.   I wrote tbe
letter to Miss Stanley is be bad suggested.
The lirst success of bis bluff, I con*
) fess, wits "ot only unexpected, but ns-
j tonlslilng. The lady bad been so free
t! With ber pen to her different suitors
I float she had lost track completely ot
lust where she hud compromised her*
(elf.   She replied tbat sbe was ready
to pay a ronnd sum for a return of any
letters site  might   bnve  written   Mr,
Elliot and asked nlm through me te
'( iome a price for them.   I sent for my
'   Client and informed hlm of the result
*t the preliminary skirmish    He rend
JflsH Stnnlnv'n lettct nnd snid:
"Write her that if she will send a
written regret tor trlffln-g WrS SS
most sacred human sentiment tad uk
for forgiveness la tola eapaclal eta*
her letters will bo returned to her."
"For heaven's aake, Bob," I exclaimed, "la thero no shame ln you?"
"Von are employed to conduct tbls
case as an attorney," ho replied. "I
waa not aware that your craft are ao
puro aa to prcacb pnrlty to their clients."
"Tou should be one ot ns," I retorted. "For unscrupnlousnesa yon wonld
stand et the bead of the bar."
"Never mind tha coGpllmenta. Jnst
you write what I tell you."
I obeyed my client'a Instructions and
ln due time received a reply tbat wben
Miss Stanley submitted to ba lectured
on her actions ln affairs ot tko heart
tbe lecturer must bear a better reputation ln inch matters than my client
Bhe iskcd me to name a nun Mr.
Stanley would accept for tha return
of ber letters.
I communicated this request to my
client, expecting thit he wonld instruct
me is ta i reply within a short time,
but a month passed, ind, although I
met hlm frequently, be made no mention of the matter. When a fortnight
bad elapsed wltbent my having sent
any further communication to Miss
Stanley sho wrote ngain, reminding ma
that she had not heard from me ln reply to her request for a statement ot
tba sum tbat would buy ber letters
and begged .tbat I would name a price
since she did not wish them to remain
In tbe possession of Mr. Elliot.
1 noticed an absence ot temper ln
the young lady'a letters that caused me
to think they were dictated by counsel.
Thus far sbe hid refrained from expressing herself toward my client except as a lady to a gentleman. When
1 showed Billot tbls letter I told him
that doubtless ln the defendant's case
counsel was the manager, while In the
plaintiff's case counsel was simply a
go-between ln a matter whlcb he did
! not understand. IV>b made no reply to
tbta assertion, bnt I could ice by the
expression of bis fice thit lt amused
him. He told mo to write tbe lady
tbat bis object ln pressing the matter
was not one of money, but Justice.
Tbe case could only be settled—out of
court—In tbe way he had suggested,
and tf that was not satisfactory I had
orders to bring tbo suit.
Tho reply I received to tbls commu-
Blcatlon dispelled any belief on my
part tbat the lady was acting under
the advice of counsel. She said that It
was a matter of common report that
my client had broken tbe hearts of a
dozen confiding girls. She would never consent to apologize to or ask pardon of one who waa tar more guilty
than herself.
I was well aware that no lawyer
would dictate auch a letter, common
report baring no standing ln a court
of law. However, I had by this time
given up trying to decipher tbe upshot
of the caso and was awaiting some
lort of a denoument. Bob gave mo no
more confidence than ho bnd conferred
upon mo when he put tbe matter Into
my bands, or, rather, employed me to
write his letters for bim.
He again took up tbe Fabian do
notbing policy, making no reply to tho
defendant's list letter. Then another
one came ln which the writer said that
her attorney had advised her to confer wltb Mr. Elliot direct. Wltb a
view to aettllug tho matter, which
meant getting back her letters, she
asked If my client would meet ber at
her attorney's office or nt mine at such
time as be might elect Bob told me
to write ber that he would meet her at
ber counsel's office, and sbe might appoint tbe time. He knew well tbat
sbe bad no counsel, and be did not believe she would take any lawyer Into
her confidence. I confess that by this
time I felt sure she had been acting
on her own responsibility, and 1 wns
not surprised when her reply came
that after consideration she preferred
Mr. Elliot should call at her house.
When I received tbls letter I confess
', tbe scales fell from my eyea.   it oc-
i eurrcd to mo that this, Instead of be-
; ing an Incipient law case, was nothing
more than a flirtation between two
champions ln tbe game of love.   I sent
tbe letter to Bob and, at the same
time, resigned aa bis counsel, wilting
bim tbat while I would be happy to
serve hlm thereafter ln legitimate law
business, I didn't propose to do any
more  Intermediate  work  between  a
pair of lovers.
The flrst I knew of the outcome of
this legal contest ln tbo court of love
was an announcement ln a society
Journal of tho engagement of Robert
O. Elliot end Miss Kathryn Stanley.
I wrote Bob, congratulating him and
Inclosed a bill for a box of Havana
cigars ln liou of a fee for bringing
about his engagement. He paid tho
bill and soon after gave mo an order
to search a title for hlm, which was
followed by other busiuess.
After tbe wedding and the return
from the honeymoon trip I dined with
Mr. and Mrs. Elliot and told them
tbat, Inasmuch as I had brought them
together, 1 thought I was entitled to
tbe Inner story.
"It's this wny," said the husband.
"I was bucking against half a dozen
other fellows, and I didn't proposo to
remain In and of-tbe crowd. My
thrent to sue was a bluff."
"And my offer to buy my letters,"
tbe wife added, "wns a counter bluff.
I knew perfectly well thnt Bob bad
nothing bnt a fow notes from me, but
let you think I couldn't remember Just
to wbom 1 had written letters tbat
might be construed as a promise ot
marrlogo. Besides, I preferred tbat
Bob should think I wonld' rather pay
a round sum than marry hlm."
"Having beard your two stories," 1
said, raising my glass, "I drink to the
health of the two biggest hluffers who
ever tilted In the areua of lava."
The Dancing Qlaaa an th. Knlvet m
tha lettl.i.
Tak* two bottlee ot tbe time height
Insert In each a cork, the top of which
haa keen cut lato wedge er gab!.
■hap*. Placo tha bottles on th* table.
th* cat edges of th* corks parallel to
sach other. Put th* blade of a tabic
knit* on each cork, tbelr point* al*
mart but not quit* meeting In th*
middle ind tbelr handles projecting on
tho opposite aides. Holding tha blades
with the thumb and forefinger, take a
small wine or liquor glass half toil ot
water and balance It upon the point*
ef th* two knives.
Thia will require a little adjusting
sf th* distance between th* bottles cr
if th* quantity ef water ln th* glass,
bnt after a tew attempt* you will tnd
that th* weight of th* glass Jnst bil-
ibcm thit of tb* knife bandies.
By drawing a f*w drops ef water
from the glass this will rise a Uttle
with the knife blades. If new you tak*
a thread with a metal bntton or a
■mall piece of laid tied to lt ind lower
thi* into th* wator tbe glass and th*
knit* blades will descend. They rise
■gain aa yon withdraw tb* weight
The glass behaves aa if drawn by th*
thread, and yon can make lt dance up
ind down like a marionette -New Tork
It Came While th* Comedian Wa*
Working th* Dignity Aet.
Francis Wilson, the actor, always a
collector of Napoleonic relics, had
played it i town ln northern New Tork
itite, and on tbo morning following hia
performance, while on the way to bis
train, he passed an antique shop end
(iw tn the show window a cameo with
th* head ot the great Corslcan upon it
He went In to dicker tor It.
Th* deal wss about closed when th*
■hopkeeper, i neirslghtcd, elderly
mm, aqulnted it Wilson and said:
"Look here, ain't yon en actor?"
Wilson drew himself up.
"I am a clergymen," he snid ln an
offended tone.
"I beg your pardon," said tbe dealer.
"Tou see, I thought you looked something like that singing fellow, Franc-is
"I hope," said Wilson wKh grent dignity, "that you would not liken me to
a mere comic opera comedian."
"Well," said tho shopkeeper with a
superior air, "I seen him at the opera
house last night and to tell you tbe
truth he wasn't so awful rotten."-
Saturday Evening Tost.
What English Means.
Mrs. Smith—What arc you reading,
John? Mr. Smlth-I am reading Herbert Spencer's "Principles of Biology."
Mrs. Smith-Why-what-wliat's that,
John? Mr. Smith—Herbert Spencer's
"Biology." Let mo read you an extract—bis definition of life. Listen:
"It consists of the definite combinations of heterogeneous changes, but
simultaneous and successive, In combination with external coexistences nnd
"Why, John, whnt In the world Is tbo
man talking about?"
"I am astonished at .von, Jane. Why.
this Is tbo work of the great English
"Tes, 1 know, but what Is lie writing
about?"   ' ,
"He is defining life, I told jou. What
did you suppose he was writing
"Qood gracious! I thought ho was
trying to get a potent on a clothes-
horse."—London Tit-Hits.
Birds Shot With Water.
Shooting n humming bird will: tbe
■mall, it bird shot made is out of tbe
question, for tbe tiniest seeds of lead
would destroy his coat. Tbo only way
ln which the bird can bo captured for
commercial purposes Is to shoot bim
with n drop of water from a blowgun
or a fine jet from a small syringe.
Skillfully directed, the water stuns
hlm. He falls Into a silken net nnd
before ho recovers consciousness is
suspended over a "cyanide Jar. This
most be dono quickly, for if bo comes
to his senses before tlio cyunldo whiff
snuffs out his life bo Is sure to ruin
his plumage In bis struggles to escape.
Humming birds vnry In size from specimens perhaps bnlf as large ns a
■parrow to those scarcely bigger thnn
a bee.
Rifled Firearms.
fa the South Kensington museum
■re several wheel lock muskets with
rifled barrels mado during the rclgu of
Charles I., If not earlier. Such barrels
were then usually called "screwed."
Zachary Grey In a note on "Hudibras,"
part 1, canto 8, Hue 633, says that
Prince Rupert showed Ills skill ns a
marksman by hitting twice tn succession tbo vono on St. Mary's Stafford
nt sixty yards with a "screwed" pistol.
—London—Notes and Queries.
A Very Mad Deg.
A little girl came running to tell
nbout n mnd dng she hnd seen. "We
saw a mad dog?" sbe gasped, but the
words seemed too tame to do Justice
to tbe situation. "Ob, he was mnd,
madi" she added, frowning and pumping her fists. "He was furious!''—
Harper's Weekly.
Sad Realities.
The honeymoon Is about over when
be begins to notico that the sleeves ot
hor kimono nro trailing In the butter
And (hen siie discovers that he chews
tonst as though ho had n gnidge
against it—Detroit Free Press.
There nre abysses that love cannot
cross, lint It can liury Itself iu lliem.—
•i.kn.M and Agony Thst Livingston.
Endured in Africa.
Writing on David Livingstone, missionary and African explorer, Sir Harry H. Johnston snys in tin* British
Geographical Journal: "During tbe
Winter or rainy season of 1SGS-9 Livingstone was very ill. He had been
pet times without nuuiber aud suffered from terrible pains tn the chest
and pneumonia. He was often sernl-
dellrlous and subject to delusions, such
ss that the bark et tbe trees was covered with figures snd faces of men.
He thought often of his children and
friends, and his thoughts seemed almost to conjure tbem up before bim.
For the first time ln bis life bo wns
being carried nnd could not ralso him-
•elf to a sitting position. The Arabs
wero very kind to hlm ln bis extreme
weskness, but tbe vertical sun, blistering any port of the skin exposed to
lt. tried hlin sorely In tbe day marches.
"In July, 1S70, his feet were almost
consumed with Irritable, eating ulcers,
pulsating with pain. • • • These sores
were obviously communicated by mosquitoes from the blood of the wretched slaves wbo were torlured with
them. Livingstone could fall asleep
When be wished at the shortest notice.
A mat nnd a shady tree under which
to spread lt would at any time afford
bim a refreshing sleep. But In his
inst years of travel sleep wns often
made snd by tbe realistic dreams of
hippy English life from which be wakened to find himself ill und consumed
with anxiety that be might not live
to complete his mission.
"After 1SC0 he suffered much from
the results ot the decay nud loss of
bla molar teeth, so tbat Imperfect mastication of rough African food Induced
severe dyspepsia, and his bodily
strength weakened under a condition
of permanent malnutrition. Stanley,
by relieving bim when be did, gov*
him at least two more years of life,
• certain measure of happiness and the
sweet consolation that he was not forgotten and that tbe magnitude of his
discoveries wns appreciated."
Peru'. Ancient City Was on the  Pl.in
of the Roman Camp.
The ancient city of Cuzco, when lirst
viewed by European eyes. was. accord*
Ing to tbe best authorities, n great anil
wealthy municipality of perhaps "(.''),.
000 souls. How old it was ut that time
we havo scant means of knowing.
Garcilasso would have us believe lhat
there were only thirtceu lhcns in the
royal family line from Manco C'upao
to Hunyua Capac. Mouteslnuy, ou tlio
other band, assures us thnt tlio India
ruled n thousand years! Which nro wo
to believe? So written history of the
race exists—ouly the records of the
jlllpus, those queer knotted strings
which were the Incas' soie documents
and for which no archaeologist has as
yet discovered tlie key, tho Itosctla
si one.
Cuzco's original plan wns, singularly
enough, thnt of tho Hainan camp, a
quadrangle divided by two intersecting
streets Into quarters, with a gate ou
•acb face and towers nt the angles,
Tho Incas, like the citizens of tlio
United States, had no more definite
name for thei" country tiiau T'nvan-
tlnsuya. tlio Empire of the Four Provinces. Tko four streets ot tlio capital,
prolonged by great roads, divided it
into four main provinces, each anderS
the dominion of Ils governor. When
their peoplo came to Cnzco Ihey lodged
In their own quarter, where they adhered to their national costumes aud
the customs of their own province.
Tbe city today retains the same ;
general plan, Its two principal streets
being virtually the old main thoroughfares. Its two eastern quarters lie
upon steep hillsides; tho two western
are In the valley, where runs a. little
river, tbe Huatnuay, spanned by,
The northeast quarter was the Pala- '
tine bill of this South American Rome
and contains the palaces of the kings,
for each Incn, after the manner of tbo
Roman emperors, built bis own abode,
scorning to live In tbat of bis prode- j
ccssor.-Scrlbner's Magazine.      \
Ec-r. E. Appleyard, of London, Out.,
Who Has Been Making A Study cf
the Foreign Elements in Canadian
Citizenship, Kas Had Also to Deal
With Acute Dearth of Homes
Among the Poor.
Eev, E, Appleyard, M.A.. rcotor ur
Br. Matthew 8 Anglican Church, of
London, Our., i« a graduate of Huron
College and of tho Western University.
JJo ih ti native of England and obtained his early education in tho grammar
school at Leedsj where ho also put iu
two years us a medical ttudenr.    Bo-
When You Realize That Is What Worry
Is You Have It Mattered.
Concentrated thought is vlrtunllj Irresistible. All tho vast edifice of modern science nnd industry Is obviously
tbe product of thought, much of It of
our own time and observation. The
birth of nn Idea ln the human mind Is
clearly tbe one and only dawn of empires and revolutions, of engines, philosophies, trade routes, civilization.
To class worry under tbe head of
thinking, therefore, seems a glaring
sacrilege. Vet worry Is thought, for
all that-diseased, Impure, adulterated
thought It means an admixture of
emotion, ot llie worst of all emotions—
fcar-into one's thinking. Instead of
concentrated, clear, serene thinking
on the problem in band, worry is
thinking muddled black with fear. It
Is about as helpful as clapping the
brakes upon wheels tolling uphill.
Tot all thc world Is laboring under
that Egyptian heaviness of tbe wheels,
snd almost every spirit Is a spirit in
tlie dark prison of fear. But once we
grasp tliis truth clearly, once we convince ourselves tbat we can rid our
thought of emotionalism, ot fear, tbe
day of our deliverance Is nt band. And
the substitution of encouraging, bealtby
thought, of new channels among the
woru ruts, is a powerful aid.
There may be failures and back*
elidlugs. ns Is customary ln all mortal
effort und human endeavor. But fear
Is weakened like a choking thing, and
more and more clear and unimpeded
becomes our thinking, for we realize
nt last, once for nil, tbat wticre thinking cannot help us fear certainly will
not. And then we bave worry by tlie
thront.-Colllcr's Weekly.
They Court Death.
Steeplejacks are proverbially reck-
less-or apparently so—in their actions
when engaged on their dangerous
work. A laborer who was attached to
one of these experts used commonly to
take a mlddny nap wherever be might
happen to be situated. His mates
commonly found him on the top of a
steeple or chimney stretched full
length upon a single board, his arms
dangling over Its sides, fast asleep. A
single lurch would have meant n fall
of u couple of hundred feet, and thereforo certain death, yet ho treated this
possibility with tho utmost indifference.
—Chicago Record-Herald.
The Onion In Cooking.
The greatest of Krencli cooks, being
asked lo give the secret of his success,
answered: "The very foundation of all
good cooking Is butter and onion! I
use them lu ell my sauces and gravies.
They have tlie effect of making a customer como back for more. Butter
without onion will drive tiie customer
away after a few days. Boll the onion
till lt melts or entirely disappears;
tben add the butter and call Ilio mixture stock."- Exchange.
Checkered Career ef tht Wonderful
Parialan Cathedral.
Some account of tho history and
vicissitudes of Notre Dame appears ln
tho London Strand Mngnzlne. The
first cathedral was erected tn tbe year
E28 by Cblldehert and afterward de-
mollsbed, tbe same site being used for i
tbe present building, which was begun
in 1103 and finished iu 1351.
Alexander III. laid the foundation
atone, the first mass being celebrated
by the patriarch Heraclius. Tbe grnnd
old building has been sorely beset by
many dangers and has witnessed many
strange and stirring scenes.
The reign of terror In 1708 led to
such disgraceful orgies within the precincts of tbe cathedral that lt was
closed to tbt public as a placo of divine worship in 1794, but was reopen- I
ed ln 1802 by Napoleon.   The Interior
has suffered severely at times at the
hands  of the  mob and  Individuals,
Tho worst offender was perhaps Louis
XIV., who, carrying out bis father's
vow, caused tbe destruction  of  the
fourteenth century stalls, the high al*
I tar embellished wilh gold nnd silver I
1 statuettes,  the cloisters,  tombs  and
I unique stained  glasswoik.    In   1845
t restoration  was  necessary   In   mauy
' parts ot the building, tbo work being
| successfully   undertaken   by   I.assus,
\ Vlollet le Due and Boeswillwald.
,    In 1871, also during tbe commune,
. Notre Dame was menaced wltb grave
! dangers  owing to  tbe fury  of  the j
j communists, wbo, having effected an
j entrance, collected all  the avallulilo j
chnlrs and other combustible material
and, piling them ln a bonfire, drench- i
ed wltb oil lu tbe center of the choir,
attempted  to  destroy  the  cathedral i
by fire.    The evil designs ot thc incendiaries    were,    however,    happily
frustrated by tbe arrival of the ua-
tioual guard.
fore going to St. Matthew's Church
threo years ago Mr. Appleyard was
rector of St. George 'h Chucli, Thorn-
buy, Ont. He obtained tho degree of
B. A. from tho Western University ia
London in 1900.
As a candidfito for the degree of
M. A. this year be wns ttsked to nmlto
a study of the foreign elements in
Canadian citizenship with special reference to the social conditions in London, arising therefrom. As r. solution
of the bousing problem, which is acuto
in that city, ho strongly advocates
adoption of tbe methods of the big
Kngliih. cooperative housing companies.
Mitten Art Second Clatt.
|    Though one cannot dccldo what Is a
j lady by rule of thumb, there are ccr-
\ talu  kindred  problems  Hint  can   bo
solved In that wny, and the railway
| company knows how to solvo them.
Are you, for Instance, an esquire or
only a plain mister? Tho railway company can tell nt once.   If you hold n
second class season ticket any idler
comes addressed to Mr. Blank, but it .
you rise lo a first class yon become
at once A. Blank, Esq.   That is where j
the railway has the pull over tlio wo*
torbUS, on which thero are no classes.— I
London Uiobe.
Working Mice.
To sn ingenious Scotehmnn goes the
credit ot being llie first person to harness a mouse und make bim a money-
earning factor, He was IJavld Hulton,
a native of Dunfermline, and a spinner
of thread.
In 1812 lie visited Perth and among
the toys nud trinkets manufactured by
tlie French prisoners there, be was attracted by a iittio toy bouse with a
wheel in the gable of it that was running
rnpidly around, Impelled by the gravity
of a common houso moupc.
Hutton purchased tho house, mouse
nnd wheel, took tbem home and eet the
tiny rodent to work.
A half-penny't worth of oatmeal was
suflicient for its food for 35 days—during which time it ran 302 miles. He kept
two mice constantly engaged ln the making of sewing thread for more than a
The thread mill was so constructed
that the mouse waB able to twist, twino
tnd reel from 100 to 120 threads a day,
Sundays not excepted. To perform this
task it had to run 10ti miles a day,
which it did with perfect ease every other
On the half-penny's worth of oatmeal,
which lasted for five weeks, one of theso
little mice made 3,3(0 threads £6 inches
long, and as a penny wat paid to women
for every hank made in tbe ordinary way,
tbe mouse at that rate earned 18 cents
every six weeke.
Allowing for board and for machinery,
there was a clear yearly profit from
each mouse of I1.50.
It wns Mr, Button's intention to apply for the loan of tho Dunfermline Cathedral, which was empty, where ho
planned to set up 10,000 mouso mills
and still leave room for tiie keepers and
several hundreds of spectators; but this
wonderful project was never carried out1
because of the inventor's sudden death.
Ont Worse.
Binks, wilti t yawn, said to a fish.
"Tlino alu't very valuable to .vou,
brother; Hint's plain. Here I been
ii-wuteliln' vou three hours, ami you
nin't hnd a bile!''
"Well," drawled tlio fisherman, "my
time's too valuable, anyhow, lo waste
three hours of it wntcliin' n feller (isb
that alu't geltln' a bite."—San 1'riin*
Cisco Call.
Plot to Murder Kitchener.
The authorities at Scotland Yard art
on tho hunt for nn Egyptian student who
was lately at Oxford, and who Is alleged
to have been engineering a jilot to asm*.
sinate Lord Kitchener, according lo u
story in tho Daily Express. This student is closely associated with Mohammed
Jt'srid Bpy, wbo at the National Egyptian
Congress nt Brussels in 1910 denounce!
Bx*presidont Roosevelt for stirring up
England for alleged neglect of Egyptian
At this sr.ntc congress, which was for-
hidden to meet on French territory, Farid
Bpy declared that the programme of tlio
; "Young Egypt" party consisted only of
Iwoword., " Evacuation'1
tut ion."
and "Coint,1.-
Nerve of Her.
"How Is your new maid';"
"I guess sbe is all right; she has tlio
baby out at present. But she lias a
"How was that?"
"She wanted lo take Fidn along, nnd
sho is almost wholly unknown to us."
—Houston Post.
Habits of the Hired Man.
"Well, did Ilium moving picture iieo.
pie get pictures of everything on tho
"Everything hut tin* nosh blamed
hired mnn." snid Kurnu-f lji-i-k. "Thej
couldn't ti'li-h hlm In liiollun."- Kan-
las City Journal,
New South African Railway,
The new railway which links up tlio
town of rieneknl with Bethlehem, in
the Orange Free State, has been opened
for traffic, nnd is proving a great boon
to the inh&bitnnts cf this progressiva
community. The lino passes through n
rich agricultural district which boosts,
amongst other industics, a large creamery, tho products of which have n high
reputation  throughout South  Afiicn.
All In the Game.
"Harold, you mustn't ent all tbe pea-
nuts, even if you nre pretending to
be a monkey. You must give sister
"But, mother. I'm pretending she's
some kind o' linimal wot doesn't wit
»eanul» "-Llf«.
Mrs   Kiwtiet-lf I wetr* lo dip you'd
never gel miulhcr ..if,' ilk  Knngg
-It's very kind ,,f full lo sav that—
Boston Truiim-rlpl.
M, lipid IS lip* tlilr.'P r.f luictm'tn, nnil
llii-li1 In it" iiw'lliti'l Ivllli-ml order uua
limp t'ltlilt)     ll'.llllllb Al"ls-.
Necktie Ear Trumpet.
A necktie vltlcli will help deaf people
to hear hn.B been produced by nn ingenious in\enter. "This is not becnuso the
pattern is a loud one," eryt "Mcn't
Wcnr.y "but is because of n pmrll clcc*
tried receiver, hidden in tht loot of
tho lie, trftnsmjtting pound to the tay
l.y means of nn unobtrusive wire."
A Tie Match,
Tiie rlosriir.s of the J*i, 1-.1: of the rt-
cent match between Vorlrshiro r*nd
Clloucpstrrsklre rt rhrn'*;,! iloet not by
ptiv means constitute r rnroid, ii.eio
itaio t.cpii fourteen litMitnect o. tit
maucc. iu lir.tcr-i erlcfeet, 1 MtClSlaAM >KK, "I 'V M bKM^All U
Simon Leiser & Co.
"The Big Store"
Phone ,-,.'*
Are to be specially reduced for this Sale.
See our High Grade Stock of Coppley,
Noyes and Eandalls Suits, every one of
which is a work of art. Our suits are all
marked in plain figures, and for one week
we offer you a straight discount of 20 cents
on every dollar.   Do not miss this chance,   f
Made by the same firm who makes our
suits, and every coat guaranteed to give
satisfaction. On our Overcoats we will
give a discount of 25 per cent, Remember this holds good only for one week.
Consisting of Ready-to-Wear
Clothing, Dress Goods, Ladies'
Silk Waists, Hosiery, Boots and
C. Sing Chong
CHINATOWN,   West  Cumberland
Branch Store at Bevan
Before the Board of Investigation.
In the Matter of Bush Croek,
Black Creek, Buttle Lake, Boot
Lake, Campbell River and Lakes.
Comox Lake, English Creek^
French Creek, Gosling Lake,
Home Lake, Indian Lake, Marble
Creek, Milstone River, Nile
Creek, Nanaimo Lake and River,
Poutledge River, Quinson River
and Lake, Oyster River, Wolf
River, and all other streams in
the Nanaimo Water District as
defined on page 6476 of the
British Columbia Gazette of the
31st July 1913.
TAKE NOTICE that each and
every person, partnership, company, or municipality who, on
the 12th day of March 1909. had
water rights on any above mentioned streams, and has not
already filed a statement of claim,
is directed to forward on or before 31st day of December 1913,
to the Controller of Water Rights
at the Parliament Buildings at
Victoria a statement of claim
in writing as required by section
28 of the "Water Act" as amended. Printed forms for such
statement (From No 50 for irrigation or Form No 51 for other
purposes) can be obtained from
any of the Water Recorders in
the Province.
The board of Investigation will
tabulate such claims and will
receive objections thereto if
filed, and will give due notice of
the time and place set for the
hearing of the claims and objections.
Dated at Victoria B.C.  the 17
day of November 1913.
For the Board  of Investigation,
Synopsis ol Coal .Mining Regulations
COAL minim; tights of tho Dominion
in Mmiitohn, Sisskntcliuwitn ami Albert.,,
tlio Yuki.n Territory, the Northwest Torri
tnriei nml iua portion of iho ProviuQO of
British Columbia, may bo leased for.) term
of 1« t'lity-oue years ar un annual rental of
$1 an aero. Not more lllult 2,uU0 liens
will be leased to one applicant.
Application lor a lease must be made by
tho applicant in person to the Ayent or sub
Agent uf tho district iu which the rights
applied for are situated,
lu surveyed territory the land must be
described by met mm. or lcvral subdivisions
of sections, and in unsurveyed 'errit(ir)
the tract, applied for shall bo staked out by
theapplioatU himself.
K ,ch application must be accompanied
by a fee of $6 which will be refunded if the
rights applied forare not available, but not
ot hor wise. A royalty shall be paid on the
merchantable output uf the mine at the
rate of live cents per tun.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns ac-
counting for the full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay the royalty
thereon. If the coal uiiniag righta are
uot being operated, such ret urns shall be
furnished at least once a year.
The lease will include the coal minine
rights ouly, but thei.ssee may be permitted lo purchase whatever available sur
t tee rights may be considered necessary
for the workimiof the mineat tho rate of
§10 OOanacie.
For full information application should
be made,to  the Secretary of the Depot.
ment of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to  any
Agent or Sub Air* ill > (Dominion Lands.
W. W. COItY,
Deputy Mihi.ter of the Interior.
N It - Unauthorized publication of this
advertisement will not be | aid for.
Sealed tenders will be received
by the Minister of Lands not later than the 9th day of December,
1913, for the purchase of Licence
X 80, to cut 15,400,000 feet B.M.
and 3,315 cords of shingle bolts
from Lot 44, Cardero Channel,
Range 1, Coast District. Three
years will be allowed for the removal of the timber.
Particulars of the Chief Forester, Victoria, B.C.
For up-to-date millinery see
Dency Smith, Courtenay.
Dr. D. E. Kerr, dentist, will
be in Cumberland Nov. 19th and
following days.
CEALED TENDERS addressed to the
**-' undersigned, and endorsed "Tender
for Drill Hall, Victoria, B.C.," will be received until 4 p.m. on Thursday, December
11,1913, for the construction of a Drill Hall
at Victoria, B.C.
Plans, specifications and form of contract can be seen and forms of tender
obtained on application to the office of
Wm. Henderson, resident architect, Victoria, B.C.; on application to the Postmaster at Vancouver, B. C„ andjat this
Persons tendering are notified that
t-*nders will not be considered unless
made on the printed forms supplied, and
signed with their actual signatures, stat
ing their occupations and places of resid
ence. In the case of firms, the actual
signature, the nature of the occupation
and the place of residence of each member
of the firm must be given.
Each tender must be accompanied by
an accpted cheque on a chartered bank,
payable to the order of the Honourable
of the Minister of Public Works, equal to
ten per cent. (lOp.c.) of the amount of
the tender, which will be forfeited if the
person tendering decline to enter into a
contract when called upon to do so, or fail
to complete the work contracted for. If
the tender be not accepted the cheque
will be retnrned.
The Department does not bind itself to
accept the lowest or any tender.
By order,
Department of Public Works,
Ottawa, November 11, 1913.
Newspapers will not be paid for this
advertisement if they insert it without
authority from the Departmeut.—49438
Get Big Value For Your
Seabrook Young
Dry Goods, Ladies' and Children's
623 Johnson Street,
Victoria, B. C.
Misses' Suits *8.00, to clear. Ladies' Suits $10.00 to $15.00
Children's Coats $3.50 to $9.00.
Dresses and Delaine Blouses Marked to Clear.
Children's Dresses, Sweaters, Wide Hair Ribbon 15c. per yard.
Newest Millinery. Overall Aprons 90c. Boys'Sweaters 50c. and $1.00,
Children's Fleeced Slippers 75c.   Dent's Heavy Gloves sl.00.
Ladies' Flannelette Night Dresses $1.00 and $1,25,
1-4 to 1-2 Acre Lots 60 by R0, by 120 feet deep. $150 to S225, on Easy Terms.
You'll be on Kasy Street in buying these.   It's the White Mall's Abode.
|T\Tf/\]k7 T\ A it The wise real estate speculator looks to the
II |\ II 1J\ I yi\ Y Centres where transportation facilities abound.
yl' *v* ' *■»■*■»* We are now offering 5to 20acres blocks adjoining Ihe Townsite | Lot 33]. It is logged off, soil a rich, red loam two to three
feet deep, adjoining tlie Union Bay Townsite. Price $100 an acre. Easy terms
British Columbia Investments Ltd. courtenay
" The Magnet Cash Store"
Phone 31
Cumberland, B.C.
We Imve just received another oar load of the celebrated
GerKard Heintzman Pianos. We ean sell you a Piano
on easy monthly payments. lie have several e.rtra
goo-1 second hand -pinups, that were taken if exchange
tin' new ones, at prices ranging' from *^100 and upwards
B. C.
Mail Orders Receive Prompt Attention.
Sealed tenders will be received
by the Minister of Lands not later
than noon on the 26th day of
December, 1913, for the purchase
of Timher Licence X102, adjoining Timher Licence 33637, in
the vicinity of Goliath Bay, Jervis
Two years will be allowed for
the removal of the timber.
Particulars of Chief Forester,
Victoria, B.C.
Sealed tenders will be received
by the Minister of Lands not later
than noon on the 28th day of
November, 1913, for the purchase
of Timber Licence X 15, covering
the area lying immediately west
of Timber Licence 6268, Cortes
Two years will be allowed for
the removal of the tim'ier,
Particulars ■ of the Chief For-
e.ter, Victoria. B.C,


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