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HATS, at Campbell Bros.
- '• i .aTS, at Campbell Brat.
Subscription price $1 .SO per yea
Regular Session Held
Last Monday
Vinson  Won  Contest
Without Muoh
Thtt Council met. in regular mmu»ii
laat Monday night there beingpresent
Mayor McLeod, and Aldermen Parnham, Stewart, Willard and Maxwell.
A petition waa received (rum tin
proprietor* of the city hotela request
ing tha privilege nf cleaning up theii
ban for one hour and a half ou Suiidaj
mornings. The matter waa laid over
till next meeting.
The Provincial Secretary wrote aw
luring the council that the government
grant of 19000 for Sewerage purpose*
would lie available for this year.
Alderman Parnham on Whalf of the
Fire wardens reported that proper lire
oiita bad been provided for the Citj
Alderman Maxwell, chairman of tht
Board of Works reported more sewert
in bad' repair, also that the preseni
dumping grounds for scavanging was
unsatisfactory and that the city hone
had » conglomeration of all diseases
known to the horse kind.
Bills and accounts to the amount ol
IM.10 were referred to the Finance
Mr Mc Parian* was Inforif ' 't
the installation of hi* patent SnurKnrT
»loaet would not relieve thine UBeiitg
theV from paying the scavenger tux,
Messrs Elliott and Potter witltetl
upon the Council to protest ngains
the |6 per table license which they ro
gardeil as too high. Alderman Wil
IsH scrawled thut if tlib tax ware
too high that they might reduce Ihe
number of tables. Constitute Steven-
ion being aaked what rate was charged in the government district, replied
that it waa the same aa that charged
by the city.   The tax will stand.
The Clerk waa instructed to write
the government asking them to either
appoint the Police and License Coin
niistloners recouimenned by the Council or to appoint some of their own
choosing immeditely.
The room behind Judge Abrama office will be rentrd in future as a
aample room.
Manager Curtis of the City Hall
wu given permission to cut away the
front of the stage and to procure more
Constable Gray waa granted permission to procure two pair of hend
cuff for tha city police force, to aug
ment the pair already in their pot-
Tendera were called for blasting
stumps on Derwent Ave. anil Fourth
The City Clerk atated that he had
reconsidered his resignation and wculd
content to retain the position for the
time being.
Alderman Parnham thought the
City Clerk was not paid enough fur
hia aervicea and ahould I* granted an
increase Alderman Stewart wu of
the same opinion and moved that tha
clerks aalary be raised f5 per month,
Thia WM carried unanimously.
Alderman Parnham suggested that
the> Fire Department be taken over
by tile city, He stat*d that thore wu
diasatisfaction and quarrelling amongst
the Firemen and he thought they
ahould disband. It wu run by a clique. He thought that the Firemen
had never been treated right hy the
council, and that the cart ami hose
had all been paid for by the brigade
out of money raised by public sub
acriptii.n and balls. Alderman Max
well together with the Firewarden!
waa appointed a commute, to intra
view tlie Firemen and to report at th
next meeting of the Council.
A speciiil meeting of the Council was
act for next Monday evening tu revise
the City By-Laws.
Thi Board of Works was instructed I
The Vinaon-Thompaon content at th*
Cumberland Hall laat Saturday night
•u too oua aided to be very interesting
Vioaon being in tha pink of condition,
•bile Thompson wu far from being in
lirat cleat shape.
Tha McKea Over 6 round preliminary
n the other hand wu a classy exhibit-
on, there wu tomttbing doing every
minute and th* crowd wu well pletted
with th* dwiaion, * draw,
M Km certainly proved * aorprlu
package to th* OelUornian, who eSpoot-
jd an uty thing and triad to finish the
he local b>y in th* tint round, but Mc
Km bad a shad* th* bettor of th* con-
eat aud handed Dyer eon* jolt* that
jarred him considerably.
Th* conteat wu declared a draw although th* referee announced at th* end
hat had it nut been a preliminary he
would bar* awarded MoKm th* decialon
on a f ul In th* Orb round.
Round 1. Viuauo misted terrific upper-
out, Thompson put light right to fee*
Vinson put right and left to jaw.
Round 2. Not much doing, although
Vinson twioe missed an apparent that
would have bun a Bleep producer.
Round 3 Thompson rushed but got
two right, to the jaw, Vinson pat right
and left tn head and body and got away
ithuui. puuiehnwnt. Vinson awung t
hard ones but Thompson duoked silver-
ly.   Thompson put light left to fee*,
Rund 4 Viuaon put left twice to face
I'hompson triad uppercut hut failed to
land, Vinton got in stiff right to body
ind got right to face in return. Vinton
put right to jew bard,
Uuuiiu tl Vinson put hard right to ur
itud miaaad ! vie out twinge fur the jaw,
Thompson landed stiff one to Vinaoue'
Round 6. Thompson landed light right
to face. Vinton followed Thompson a-
round landing vioiout right! and laftt lo
jaw and body tt will. Vinton put hud
ight to body and Tbumpeon want down,
Thompson groggy.
Round 7. Thompson put left to ear
Vinton landed 3 hard right* to jaw.
Vinton gut iu right aud left twice, hard,
Thompson landed left to face ind got ii
hard wollopt in return.
Rouud 8. All Viuaont; landing almost
at will, Thompton hanging on.
Round 9. Thompton'a but round, bat
Vinun Mill bad tht but of it and landed
a right wallop that did torn* damage jut
u th* gong Bounded.
Rounds 10 ind 11. Thompton wu ill
iu, being floored with right twiugi'twie*
in th* 10th. ud thru tim* in th* I
being down fur th* count of four whan
the gong rang. Thompsons ueendt threw
the tpongt into the ring to MV* a certain
knock out.
Muoh Evidence   Taken at Inquest
On The Death Of John
Th* Ladiu Aid of Oraee Methodist
Church held a Stle of work In tht Cumberland Ballon lut Tuuday. Th* Bale
i well attended and many nice and
useful articles were disputed of by th*
Ladiu On Wednesday evening t concert
wu held whisk wu grutly ipprteitt-
Boys' Pants it Catrwrlget's, Mo a pair
On account of Friday, April 14th. being Oood Friday and a Dominion Bank
Holiday, the Royal Bank of Canade'iSub-
Brsueh at Courtsnsy will be closed on
that dty.but will open on Saturday for
th* usual noun.
AU Conservative! ur* requested
to be present at th* OounollCham
ban on Tuesday night
Mrs. Simma can receive more pupils
for piano letsone daily (except Tuesday) at any time by arrangement,
Camp Cumberland
to prepare and present a petition in
favor of a sewerage bylaw at the next
meeting of the council.
A. committee consisting of Messrs
Stewart, Parnham and Banks wu appointed to ascertain the cost of laying
cement sidewalks on Dunsmuir Ave-
The inquest on the late John Folie,
who wu killed on the railway near No.
8 twitch on Monday morning wu held
at tho Court House on Wednetday
evening, the Conn House Iwing peeked toil! utmost capacity hy thou who
had gathered to listen to tlie evidence.
William Cornwall, the Brat witnrw
called stated that be wu a twitchman
on the train. On the morning of the
accident the pin which held the locom
itive and coach together wu pulled
400 or MX) yards above the switch,
and the engine went ahead it full
speed, be jumped off at the switch for
the purpose of throwing the jtrack to
the engine might run itack onto No. 5
switch while the passenger coach went
put so that the locomotive might be
in front going back to, No. 7
mine with the morning abift.
The locomotive weut too .far down
and wu unable to get into No. &
twitch before tlie car* whieh followed
cam* down the track. When he taw
the oars coming down before the engine could get on the twitch he tamed
the switch the second time sou to
keep the coach on the track, and then
ran dowa 15 or 20 yard* to tell the
engineer to reverse hit eagin* bat the
engineer did net hear er niiiunaierttood
him and kept right on with the ruult
that the collision took place.
Crow examined by Chief constable
Stevenson of Nanaimo who wu present to represent the Attorney Generals' department, the witness stated
that he bad acted u switchman about
i months. The train wu coming in
empty to take the morning shift out
to work. It wu a miners train.
There were 3 or 4 men on the train
coining in that morning. He taw the
men. He had received no instructions
to prevent workmen riding on the
traiu, and had reported their pretence
io no one, and did not uk . them to
He had told Mr McKu to poll the
pin, and he hid done to.     ,":'•
Tht twitch tfiey were attempting to
make wu a drop twitch.
He described the difrerjnce.between
a "drop" twitch and'a "flying" switch.
In a flying twitoh the engine and car*
were at all timet travelling in the tame
direction,' But in a drop'aVigr.fi' there
wu a time when both engine and cart
were travelling toward eaoh other.
A drop twitch wu the more dangerous.
When h* realised that an accident
would occur he could not **a the locomotive for atnoke and steam.
ye received no instructions to pull
that pin, but had told the enginur when
he would pall the pin.
If he had not turned the twitoh the
second time th* accident would still
have oecured u the can were too nur
the frog when he turned il the second
It wu the first time the engineer
w-u in charge of the train. After
the accident he taw McKee coming
limping down the track and lie down,
he wu eut behind the ear.
He hurd the engineer call to him
and when he got tn him wu told that
there wu a man dead in front of the
engine ind to go for assistance. He
went for Mr Jariett. Mr Richard
htd given hia instructions to ut u
He made the drop switch every «tor
Crow examined by Mr Harrlton,
Solicitor for the Company, he stated
that it wu not part of hit duty to u
certain if patunger had a right to
ride on the train-
It wu not a regular train for carrying workmen, bat went down for the
purpote of taking workmen back to
Mr Thornton wu bringing the train
down for Mr. Hae to tike it hack with
the workmen to the mines. Mr Use was
the regular engineer for that purpose.
He did not think workmen had any
right on that train. The coach wan
on the frog aud not going fast when
tn answer to tbe Jury he stated
thtt the engineer hail no fireman with
hint that morning.
Dr Gillespie told of examining the
uiud on the morning of the acri
dent. Hit head bad beeu crushed and
the" Injury wu suflicient to cause
Harold McKee the hreakman, told
>f nailing the pin at Cornwall*' request.
On rounding the curve he noticed the
engine wu uot yet on No. 5 switch
and pot on the break, calling on Foli
t > assist him. When he saw the engine, wu going to hit the oar he stepped
baek into the doorway of the coach
and wu thrown violently to tho loir
of the ear, after which be crawled
through the car window.
. Robt Thomson, engine drive said it
PU hit tint trip in charge of tht engine. He hid suggested to Cornwall
they go right through u
Ihey war* without making a flying
*wit»h but Cornwall uid he guessed
it would be alright and he tried it.
Hi ran bit engine down 100 or 160
Itet Mow the twitch, reverted the sti-
Mm end uaw right back and hit the
aback . Me could not tu the twitch,
th* ooash, or Mr. Cornwall for steam.
Tbe force of the colliaion threw him
oat ef the cab, tftsr which he nn and
oaught the engine aud thut off the ttaam
Th* sngins forced tbs cosoh back 100
yitdt if tor thi collision.
Looking toward tht coach he taw the
dud mm ud called for help.
He wu SO yean old and had a cer iii -
ut* for running a stationery engine.
Qnutionad by the Jury he stated that
-then wu no brak* on the engine; he
htd bun engaged by Mr. Ony; He had
no drain with him th* morning uf the
aseideot.  '   • (p''
Baptists Tasta, who wu on the front
of the eouh with McKes and Folie told
of jumping off the car before the collie
ion. The oar wu going fut tt th* time
Th* bnk* on th* car wu no good. A
good beaks would htvs stopped the car.
Gee. Lueuahd Mr. Jsrrst alto gavt
After being out for over thnt qutrtert
of sa hour th* jury brought in au open
vtrdatt.   .
A visit to tha tun* of th* tocident on
th* morning of th* sccidsnt thowtd that
th* engine had pushed tht ctr 100 yds
after solution. Theendofths ur waa
ltd right in and th* amok* ataek ol
of th* engine wu just inside th* coach
Ouotidtnbl* blood could b* sun on the
track where th* colliaion oecured.
The Masquerade Ball
a Most Enjoyable
It it not ton much to say that the
Masquerade Ball held in the Cumberland
Hall on the 17th of Ireland waa the moil
successful afl-ir nf its kind that baa yet
been held locally.
The ooatuinet both In variety and orl
finality, wen muoh mora atrikiug that
on former ocouiona.
Special mention muet be made nf tin
mul* which waa quite the beat charade
ever seen at a masquerade hen and aho».
ed no little ingenuity on tha part of i' a
deaignen while the way in which thi
pa t wu carried out hy Meaara Frith'
Thompton and Piper waa above oritici-m
The IauNDia wm moat atrikingly represented by both a lady and a gentlemai
tnd the clever manner in which then
calumet wen gotten up was the auhjec
of muoh favorable comment.
Spacsdoet not permit us to mentini
many other costumes nf in rit but thorite lUt published below may prove <i
But dressed lady, Mitt Gny ; bus'
dressed gentleman, J, Boyd; heat national oharaoter (lady) Mias M. Millet,
Irish maiden ; bat national ch>trawer,
(gentleman) J. Potter, Uncle Sim ; bea-
-advertising character, Miss Havinau at-
Messrs McKay aud Hudson, repnue '
ng Campbell Bros ; beat c mic lady F.
Monaco ; best comic gentleman.
Meaara Friaby Thompson and Pipe
Maud tht mule ; beat sustained charact-
•r, T. Ctttf ird, Sioux Indian ; Hobo, E
Carney ; Tops;, T. Rickaou; F'iro D -
pertinent, Mra R McNeil ; Prize Waltz,
Miat Junet tnd Mr. Shearier; Pri"..
Two Step, Miss Nleholtou and Mr Ellis)
fumbolo prize, Louis Coe.
Passed Away Saturday
After a Long
The death occurred hut Htturdsf •*#-
ling nf Mr. Sydney Hancock of this eity
Iter a long illnett.
The latt Mr. Heno-ok wu bora (kitty
vsan ago in Newoutls, Auttnli* Mat
iu been t resident of thia city fat the
mat tan ysare.
A mother and two mtrritd sitters, ill
-etident hen in left to mourn hie, Isss.
Ths funenl took place on Soadsf
"mm Bank'a undertaking parlon to tha
.rain, and thence to Vancouver where
h» remaina wen laid to nat,
The following gentlemen acted M pell-
earert: Messrs A. Bradley, f. Brtdlsy,
t. Rontld, L. Cos, M. Htunesty tad J.
I '
Twn Inrllnn Itrnvea and one Squaw asptsead •
nurt thia week charjRHl with oaring beta drees.
mil two (mle faees charajed with 'aaanartag tat
lenae. The white rotn got four emotes Is treats
>• reflect upon tha error of tlieir wars, wills ths
tn Man* tot off with tht oeata ol tat eeaat, trsvb
ii una rase amounted to f 17 owial te las fast thai
llj-jiiildiior wueuaedae a football,    -
CiiiiilierlHiiil won from Union Bay at basket beU
■in Thursday by lfi to 8.
Tne eternal feminine waa tha canst of I teal
- lint had the Thomson- Vinaon affair eklaned a wits
nit Monday. The first round took slsce Isaast
t'le city, after which tn adjournment area takes tt
i point outside the city llmllt where sbost fnt
-lectatnra gathered Ut view the freeeihlbilios. V*
-nrtunately Conatable ritevenaon htppestd tt coaae
tt .ur and ran both principal) Is. They were ast-
Hsed t5 and costs apiece.
Mr T Dart wright is not guiug out of
huainett aa rep tried. His auction sab
Saturday wat merely to clear off a larg,
proportion uf hia at- ck in order tu tnalu
mom for large shipments 'now on tht
way. Mr Cartwright expected tu be in
a larger building ahortly, slid had increased his urr.ert fur stock ace rilinuly.
out owing tu the fact that the mail who
was going ti. build baa since changeil his
uiiitl. Mr Cart* right fount! it uueessarj
t • cleat off a large amount uf hit stuck in
hand in urder tu make ruom in hia pr. -
tent email premises fur the new goodt.
Boyt'and Oirlt' Stockings 25c a pair »l
Cartwright'a Saturday,
A meeting will be held at the Counoi
Chambers on Tuesday night fur the pur
pose of organising a CunaerVative Beavt"
Club. All Cunaervativea are request, t
to be present.
Bring yeur Panama Hatt to be dean.
,ni and re-blocked at Cartwright'a
All Conservatives are requested
to be present at the Council Cham
bers on Tuesday night.
FOR 8ALK-Msrrinslli't Boarding
Horn*. Fur particular! apply to the
On Tbundty tht 18th Courttnty ind
Union Bay Batkttb.ll wains played si
Cuurtsosy Opsn Houtt resulting in a
victory lor the former by ■ icon HO to 9
It would sppetr by th* toon thtt it »a>
I on* tided game but auch wu not  tht
t. Although Union Bay Were beaten
they certainly have the faetsr team, and
had lb* ball in their territory must uf tin
tim*, but tbty showed weakuses in ahoot
kg ind misted wbtt tbe writer woulo
tonsidsr uf* thott. Courtenay un the
other hand wtr* th* heavier tnd aeldum
■nud to Snt th* bukst it ivary op
portunity. McNeil nu proven hiinsell
on* of thsturett thott of any in ths let-
gas. Altar th* mttch th* cbtin wire
placed uid* snd dsneing commniced to
the buutiful ttrtint of th* Union B*y
onbutta. This orchsttrt it on* of the
belt in tht dittrict eontitting of; B. Olo-
vtr, B. Alltr E. Oluk*. Thty ilto btvs
I lit. data Violinist wh& wu abawn.
All Conservatives are requested
to be present at the Council Cham
bene* Tuesday night.
Union Bay.
(Too late for last issue.)
On Moiiday night the resident! uf Union Bay gave a fanwell dance to Mr.
ind Mn. James McNeil and Mr. am
Mn. C. M. Fox, abou' titty people b.
tug present After nfreshtneuts wer
served s tpeeoh waa called for frum Mi.
lae. McNeil to which that gentleman n
tpouded very fittingly. Dancing wat
kept up until a late hour and ended will
"Auld bang Syne." Both familiea wil
take up their retidenoe in Victoria:
On Monday evening the buyt playei
football with the Unman uf RM.tJ.Mo
ana, ruult. 3-tin favor of Union Baj.
From a fuutball ttandpoiut thu g une wa>
a hummer. The Bay waa particular!-
iitnnioal in the half and fullback divisions. On Tuesday the steward iaaued e
defy for a game, nnd of uourae the ohan
oiuns uf Uniun Bay acce[tted the challenge which waa a fairly good exhibitioi.
of scrub football, thu Hays again buii-i
victors by S—0. Tho Biya wero »trou|i
in the backs and forwards.
Quits a large crowd gathered at theC.
P.R. Wharf on Tuesday night to see tin
nsw bust, Princess Mary, and noun wen
disappointed. She ia certainly a bkauii.
ful boat;
Mr. and Mra. Chas, Bishop arrive.
home by Tuesday's boat.
To the Editor,
.Will you kindly allow me *p*W to
register a kick against the smellt arfii- '
ing from the sewerage flowing from a.
ewer just in front of my door. I*
die evening the smell it almost men*
lurable and a public nuisance to every-
me with in two blocks of the outlet
if sewer which empties across the track
oar the sawmill. I think it it up to
he council toextend theuwer etleaote
niiidred yards further u at present it
ia depreciating the value of all inrroand
ing property and it is a mrnancb to
public health. If the Mayer , aad
Aldermen of the City would take a
walk around the back streets occasion-
ally they might see tome things which
niglit stir them to action. I would
'specially invite those gentlemen to
take a walk around my' neighborhood
t'tween 6 and 7 in the evening, u a
vhilfof air at thai time would probabe
iy he more effective than a dose*
letters. ,
F.B. Cutmn
Died—Colin K. Coii[ibell mfaul > n
of Mr Mrs Colin Campbell, U-iurlenav,
igedthretaud half months,
Cumberland, B. C„ March H, tMl
ro the Kditor Islsnder.     .    .,    ,
Sir:—I wish to make a tsstemeel
tith ragsid to tha trouble bstwua Via-
mn snd me after the cutest bit Satur-
Isy night. Tbe rtuen why I bit Vinson
ifter tbe contett wu that the ooataet
was agreed upon between at to go to •
irtw, but Vinton doublt ctDMsd.su. I
■greed to * drsw at tht request of Vis-
<on who failed by many pounds to mike
he weight agreed upon. H* esat* to
ny home and uked to htvs the qoetstt
tu to s dnw iu tht pnttnu of uvsral
tritueiiei. He alto left 960 with W.
Oolpitu tu bet on tht contact, tad thee
<av« me 110 which together with itwtk-
ir IttO I wat to slid did tak* up th* bee.
Unlets Vinton returnt to m* tk* |U
tnd half uf the gate receipts I •iii elk*
tne matter to court.
Joiix Tuottrsot,
FOR SALB-A live-roomedhouM,ttt-
ltted on half of lot 3. Penrith Av/onae.
Cumberland.    Will aeil for 9650,  Apply
tj AnUinoKerrero at residents. -■
' Mr. W. J. floard. practical pstao
tuner of Vancouver, B. 0„ will b* ia
I'uiuburlaiid on or about March Mth.
iteaorve your piano till Mr, Oatiat
,»unei, and have it put in prdpat'ehep*.
Fur Sale,—A Piano in first diet order
Cost $400, will sell for $250. Apply
Pottcrt Poo) Room. *■■■■■
New Breeds of Canadian Wheat
(By John W. Ward, In Canadian     Contury)
ONE of ths most Important problems
which confronts the modern agn
cultural scientist is tlie produc
tiou oi new varieties of wheat and other
terealB specially adapted to the conditions ot' soil and rainfall found in uew
rcgftus as they are opened up to tho
st'iilcr. Kach country has itH own pe-
euiiar conditions, nud no each country
has to work out the problem for itself.
In Cauada this study is being carried
ou in tho agricultural colleges of the
different provinces and at the experimental farms of tho Dominion Govern
uiviit located in tho dlJTsrout Boetious
of tin* country, ami particularly at tho
eenlml experimental farm at Ottawa,
by Dr. * liitrlivt K. Saunders tho Douiiu'
ion cureallst
Western grain growers have fount! the
faiuuus tteu Plfo wheat vory satisfactory on the whole, except in regard to
the time taken to mature tho crop,
wlm Ii in tho less favorable wasons is
milier too long, so that the fields aro
sometimes touched  by frost   before tho
giniii ii ready to cut.   In hardiness of
R or bul aud llour strength, thi! character*
IstlcB winch chiolly determine the value
of U'liuut, Bed Fife has hitherto been
wil html a rival, but Dr. Saunders has
now Mill-coded iu producing a large nuiu-
bt-i ni new* varieties, among which are
8e\ciiil that bid fair to wrest from Bod
Fife its present proud position of bu«
proinucy. The chief rival of Bed Fife
at the present timo in a variety1 pro-
diici'tl by i'r. Baunders through cross
breeding and selection, to which he has
given the name "Marquis." This
wlu'iit Is rally equal to Red Fife iu the
quality of flour which it produces, it
vidua heavily, and ripens from a week
lo ten days earlier than Red Fife. Last
yeai Martjuis was grown at several hundred pohitB throughout tho prairie provinces, the largest field being oue of 43
acii's near old Fort Carlton, ou the
Kortli Saskatchewan Elver, and it grew
ami ripened aa far north as Pott Vermillion, which in 400 miles beyond Edmonton and considerably nearer to the
A rciic ( irde thau to the United States
boundary* Tho acre plot of Marquis
grown nt Fort Vermillion yielded 40
bushels uf No. 1 hard wheat, weighing
6" putiudB to tho measured bushel—
truly a remarkable record for a point
So f:ir north, At tho experimental farm
of the Dominion Government at Indian
Head. Sauk., Marquis yielded 64 bushels
to the Here last year, and n measured
bn.-liel there aluo weighed fl.1, pounds,
There \s altogether about 6,000 bushels
Of Marquis available for seed this year,
and Dr, Saunders' office is Inundated
Willi applications from farmers who
wish to secure ono of the ten-pound
bugs which he will distribute free ot
charge aa long aa the supply lasts.
Bui Dr. Saunders is not content wilh
even this remarkable success, and be
has iu prospect about 500 varieties of
early spring wheat of hie own breeding,
E.lii of which are now fixed types.
Among them are two groups which have
been found to ripen one and two weeks
earlier than Marquis, respectively, oue
of i hem being ripe on July 13 last year.
These wheats retain the remarkable baking strength of Marquis aud Red Fife,
but it is uot claimed that they will
equal .Marquis and Red Fife in viold.
I)r. Saunders, believing that In those
Varieties tne limit of all round excel
lence 1ms been reached ami that a short
snllig of the period of growth can only
be secured by sacrificing either quality
or quantity. The chief value of these
varieties, consequently, will be in extending still further northward the
wheat-growing area, and in providing
for the  farmers of the country goner-
• IIv a means of insurance against ox-
eeptinmilly early frost, which might
Otherwise cause rery serious loaa.
Most of tho cross breeding at Ottawa
has been dono with Red Fife as one of
the parents, because it baa the type
Of kernel uesirnd by millers, early ripening varieties imported from other countries being used as the other parent.
Karqtiia is a cross between Red Fife
md an Indian wheat known commercially us Hard Calcutta Rod, but tbe specific name of which bus not been preserved, and Preston, Stanley and Huron
are other early wheats which claim descent from Red Fifo, bavin r been produced some yearn ago by Dr. vVUlfara
Saunders, director of experimental
farms, and tho father of Dr. Charles E,
New varieties of wheat, aa has been
Stated, are produced by cross breeding,
or crosB fertilization, the latter process
extending over several years. Tlie process is perhaps worth describing; it is
possible that some enterprising fanner,
finding lime hanging heavily on his
sands, will make a bobby of ihe business nnd evolve u wheat that will bring
him fame aud fortune.
The cross breeding takes place at the
time when the wheat is in blossom,
when in tho natural way the pollen
which is hidden under the chaff covering each separate kernel of grain burst*
from the antlers in which it is contained
ind fertilizes the feathery pistil and
So gives life to the embryo kernel which
•therwise would wither. In order to
produce a new type the pollen from one
?aricty must be used to fertilize the
pistil of another, and thin is accom
pUshed by a very delicate operation re
Quiring much skill and careful hand
Ii ug. The method followed by Dr,
Saunders is to first pluck a numbor of
heads of the variety which is to be
ased as the male parent iu the cross,
and then, sitting in a cool and shady
spot, armed with a pair of fine tweeaers,
io lift the chaff covering the kernel and
remove the antlers to a pill box whose
Interior has been coated with black
furnish. The antlers, which are three
ni number, and resemble a piece of cotton about one-sixteenth of an inch in
length, are taken when just about to
become ripe in which condition they
will burst eitner in the handling or a
few moments after being removed. Tlie
tiny skin of the antlers is then re
■loved, leaving the pollen in the form of
• fine dust. The wheat plant which is
to be the mother of the new variety
bi then taKen in hand as it grows in
the field, and the antlers are removed
from those krrnelH which have reached
the proper stage, the remainder being
torn off the head and thrown away.
Tbe pollen contained in the pill box ia
then taken on a camel hair brush and
applied to the pistil, a feathery growth
lying close to tho antlers. There will
probably be a down kernels ou a head
that will bo at the right stage for treat
ment at the one time, aud when all havt
been operated ou the head is wrapped
in muslin and left to grow aud ripen
in the field. In Dr. Saunders' experi
once about one half of tho kernels thus
treated teach maturity, and the experi
inontor thus gets on the average ball
a dozen BOOdfl to sew next year. Tin
resulting plants will be almost identical
but in the SUCCOodlug season, when th,
seeds thus obi aided from them are sown
each ouo will produce a croup similai
to the sister groups, but containing s
many different types aa thero WW
eds ou tbe plant. Kach of those will
represent a different combination of the
peculiar qualities of tbe sorts originally
crossed, Somo will ripen early aud
some late, some will be large and some
small, some will be bearded nud the
rest bald. At this stage selection begins. The plants nearest to the type
desired will be selected and their seed
sown again ami this process continued
until in tho course of n few years tin
plants at length become uniform, when
the type is considered fixed.
( The new variety is then propagated
until a suflicient quantity of wheat is
obtained to enable milling and baking
testa to be made, and Dr. Saunders i
this winter engaged in baking into
bread flour produced from over ouo hun
dred new varieties of wheut. Tbe vario
ties which emerge successfully from
thia ordeal will this year bo submitted
to the final test to ascertain thoir itbil
Ity to yield large crops, and for this
purpose a number of samples will be
sout to the experimental farms in th
IN "East aud West," Professor H. E,
Raullnson writes on Hacred Trees
in East and West. He tells of the
and many-COlored flags, as the Buddhist
as the sacred treo of tlieir religion.
What the pipal treo is to India, the ash
tree is to Scandinavia. The Christmas
tree is a survival of the old davB of
treo worship. We hang it with lights
and many-eolored ags, as the Buddhist
decorates his pipal with rags and flowers and lights tiny lamps as its foot.
Tlie maypole seems most probably to
be phallic iu origin. The Greeks Sclent"
fy the hamadryad with the tree, and at
Dodona Zeus made known his will. .Tali
web walked in 'the garden in the cool
of tho day, and showed HiB going by thi
sound in the tops of the mulberry trees,
Milton's theory of Christianity' rested
on the fruit of that forbidden free, and
the Cross itself is the tree of redemp
tion. Perhaps, suggests the writer, it
is the eternal miracle of the tree thnt
has made it to all men of all ives an
outward symbol of inward divinity, that
led to the parallel between the Kingdom of Ood and the mustard seed that
beccmeth a tree. The Tree of Life was
the foremost object in the New Jerusalem, just as in Swnrga, the Heavenly
City of the Hindus, stand the groves
of Kalpavraksh. which grant all men's
dejirea nnd fulfil their wishes.
I^HE fur trade of Cauada today is
I but a small fraction of what it
waa iu the early days of the conn-
try's history. Tbe variety of furs even
from northern latitudes" is gradually
growing less, and the extermination as
a market product 0? a number of once
abundant, furs ia perhaps but a few
years distant, The demand for buffalo
is no longer supplied and there is a fear
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that tbe first quarter of a century will
see the passing of tho fur seal. The
black fox and the silver grey have al
moat disappeared, and the trappers are
fortunate who secure but a few of these
pelts during tho season. In almost
every variety of Canadian fur, despite
the national laws for protection, tho
supply is slowly but surely decreasing.
Iu connection with only one of these
products baa any attempt so far been
made at preservation by breeding in
ranches, and it is perhaps the*oiily onu
iu which sucu an attempt is possible.
l''ox ranching as a business is a new endeavor, but it pays woll. It gives a
largo return for but a very small outlay, and a few years will see it a profitable, well-established aud remarkably
.levelnped industry. It is iu Prince I'M
ward Island, the smallest province iu
Canada, that the most oxtouaivo expert
ments have so far been made. There
the attempts af fox-raising have been
followed by abumlaut. success. Three
thriving .ranches are already in operation, nnd the owners are receiving large
returns for their labor.
Tho visitor to a ranch would not sup
pose, at least from appearances, thai
ihe plain, small, unpretentious enclosure yields an annual income of five or
six thousand dollars on an expenditure
Ot. little more than a hundred. The
ranch ordinarily covers in actual Bpaoe
about an acre of wooded land iu ti
sparse grove of spruce or fir, It is sur
rounded uy a fence of wire netting
about twelve feet, high, the trees sorv
Ing as posts. The proverbially sly fox
uses sll his cunning to escape from nis
prison bv attempting to climb over tho
fence or to burrow under it, To pre
vent him effecting his liberty a slri|
of wire netting four feet wide is attached to the fence like a projecting
cave, over which it is impossible for
him to climb. As he ia unable .to bur
row deeper than four or six feet, the
netting is sunk into tbe ground to this
distance, and inside tho enclosure the
fox is then secure. lie makes his own
home by burrowing a long passage just
below the surface of tho ground, as in
his wild, free state. The ranch owner,
however, ordinarily asaistB him by
building several warm huts like largo
dog kennels where the animals find shel
tor. a few troughs are placed inside
the fence to receive tho animals' food.
Such is the simple and inexpensive
equipment of the fox ranch.'
Hut if the building operations re
quire only a small outlay and little ta
bor to complete, tho tending of the
ranch means great care on the part of
Ihe owner. Constant watch fulness it
tho price of success. Scarcely two
thirds of the cubs survive infancy. The
greatest agent of destruction is not dis-
easo, but the parents themselves, which
eat their young if the latter are left
with them long after birto, A few days
after the cubs are born they must be
separated from the older foxes, and
Tor this purpose the little enclosure is
divided into two or three compartments.
In feeding, too, great care is necessary,
Thoy are fed with milk, fresh moat
and fowl, .it feeding time they come
out regularly from the holes and huts
to the troughs provided for their food.
They soon - become familiar—almost
lame—with the owner or the person
who .eeds them. But so timid are they
that at. sight of a stranger, or at the
sound of a voice, thev dasn away
great alarm and remain hidden for days
until hunger drives them from thoir
shelter. In killing the animal* when
their fur is ready for market, the greatest caution is necessary. A drop of
blood on the fur, or the smallest break
or defect ruins it for commercial purposes. To bring the highest price it
must bo a perfect specimen. Hhooting
the animal, or even killing it by a blow
or a knife, ia therefore scarcely permissible if the best results aro to be
Peculiar methods of slaughter are employed. The animals are enticed into
rmo of the huts, where they are easily
[•aught and strangled. Sometimes chloroform is used to kill them. Another device ia to lure them into a hollow log
closed at one end; the other end is then
covered and the animal is slowly smoth-
red. The skins taken from the animals killed by these methods are in no
oanger, if handled carefully, of stain
or defect. Another difficulty the ranch
er meets with is snow. Sometimes in
the severe storms of winter, even in'a
grove, the Bnow piles high to the top
of the ranc. fence and the foxes escape over the huge bank. But by persistent shovelling, which means perhaps
ne or two nights of labor, this difficulty ia ordinarily overcome.
The Prince Edward Island rauchew
have succeeded in producing a strain
of very beautiful "royal black" foxes
from the ordinary silver grey species.
These are it freak of the silver grey
breed and in the wild state appear only
iccnsionally. Out of a total of five
Hundred silver grey skins that aro shipped annually from Alaska to tue European markets, there are no more than
;ht or ten of these so-called "royal
black" skins. The others—that appear
but seldom—come from Labrador and
he north Atlantic provinces. Thev are
'xlremely rare and of great value.
I'hey are uot found In the ordinary fur
markets. As fast as they appear they
are purchased principally by agents of
the royal families of Russia, to whom
they are sold at enormous prices. Con-
scnuently the tox ranchi*r deals almost
exclusively in this freak brfeedj'ho has
no place in hip business for the ordinary
red fox, and he gives less attention to
tho silver grev than to the "royal
The largest owner in Prinee Edward
Island hns seven pairs .of breeders.
From tuese he gets from thirty to forty
ubs each year, but scarcely two-thirds
of them, because of disease and parent
[laughter, survive infancy. To develop
ihe twenty or twenty-five yearly aurora to the age of two nr three years,
when the fur Is Tendy for market, requires but a very small annual expen
liture. ihe animals, when their fur
ia read* for marketing, arc not much
larger than a large cat or a fox terrier.
One skin will make a very small collaret or muff, and ten or twelve skins
•ire necessary to make a cape of ordinary Bize. Tne largest yearly output
'rnm riie ranch is from fifteen to twen-
'v-five felts. They are nsunHy sold In
'he DnryLton markets. The largest price
vet paid hns been seventeen hundred
Inllnra for one small skin no larger
ban a small dnir skin—but a skin of
very rare coloring and beauty. Such n
"rice, however, is unusual, and orninnr
My the skins sell nt an average nf fropi
two hundred and fifty to three hundred
dollars  ouch.    Thus  the   ranch  owner,
if he meets wit* no losses and has the
ordinary output aud success, receivos
for his labor yearly from five to seven
thousand dollars, and, while hie actual
yearly outlay iu hiuuey hi only a few
hundred dollars for food, repairs to the
ranch and shipping expenses.
»s hat Uo future of fox ranching will
be, oue can only conjecture. It is now
followed ou a very small scale, for tho
owners of ranches do not yet concentrate Iheir energies on this as thoir sole
occupation. The few ranchers in Prince
Edward Island are farmers, who keep a
fox ranch as an extra because they find
it pays, iney got larger returns*from
thoir foxes than they get from their
cattle and hogs, perhaps than they get
from their entire farm; but they nevertheless do not follow ranching as a real
aud solo industry. Each year, however,
sees tlie enlargement of the present fox
properties, the establishment of new
rnuehoB by speculutive ranchers, ami a
surprising increase iu the output uf
pelts, The future amy see iox ranch
Ing a profitable and widely followed in
dustry, nnd tho Dominion supplying the
markets of the world wilh the now rare
ami expensive "royal black" furfi,
11HE use of coffee aa a beverage is
traced to the Persians; it came
Into great repute in Arabia Felix
about UfiO. and passed thence into
Egypt and Syria, and in loll to Constantinople. It was conveyed from
Mocha, in Arabia, to Holland in Id Hi,
and was first brought to England by
Nathaniel Cnnopus, a Cretan, in 1050.
The first coffee-house tu England was
kept by u man named .Jacobs, in Oxford,
tn 1(150, The first in London was opened
by a Greek in George Yard, Lombard
Street, in 1052, Pope's well-known
lines in "Tbe Rape of the Lock" show
that it was familiarly known in his
"Coffee,   which   makos   tho   politician
And  see  through  all   things   with  his
half-shut eyes."
Toward the middle of tho fifteenth
century, it is related, a poor Arab was
travelling iu Abyssinia. Finding himself weak und weary, he Stopped near u
grove. Por fuel wherewith to cook his
rice, be cut down a tree that happened
to bo covered with dried berries, His
meal being cooked aud eaten, the traveller discovered thnt these half-burnt
berries were fragrant. Ile collected a
number of-them and, on crushing them
with a stone, found that the aroma was
increased to a great extent, While wondering at this, he accidentally let the
substunee full into a can that contained his scanty supply of water. A miracle. The almost putrid water was purified. He brought It to his lips; it was
fresh aud agreeable; and after a short
rest the traveller so far recovered his
strength and energy as to be able to re
sume his journey. The lucky Arab gath
ered as many berries as he could, and.
having arrived at Aden, informed the
mufti of hia discovery, That worthy
was an Inveterate opium-smoker, who
had been suffering for years from the
influence o. the poisonous drug. He
tried au infusion of tbe roasted berries,
and was so delighted at the recovery of
his former vigor that in gratitude to
the tree be called it camuha, which iu
Arabic signifies "force."
It Is said that the Mohammedans,
shortly after the introduction of coffee,
employed it to keep them awake during
their long religious services. Later it
was considered an intoxicating liquor,
aud hence to be classed among the beverages prohibited hy the Koran.
Still its use was continued, however,
and though it took a long time for its
influence to pass beyond the confines
of Arabia, It finally came into favor at
Constantinople, where coffee - houses
were opened in the-sixteenth contury.
Until IG0O the only source of the
world's coffee supply whs Arabia, but in
that year Governor Genera! Van Hoprno,
of the Dutch East India Company, received a few coffee seeds from traders
who plied between the Arabian Gulf
and Java, rhoso seeds were planted,
and grew so well that the industry of
coffee-growing in Java received a tremendous impetus. Oue or tbe plants
first grown there was sent to the Governor of tue Dutch East India Company.
It was planted in Holland, and seeds
from it were sent to the West Indies,
and then to other parts of the world.
\  WESTERNER   owned   a, stump?
lot, with woods on three sides ot
it.    The   field   had   been   seedec
to clover, and fifteen or twenty wood
bucks dug poles in the ground, when
they lived in peace nnd plenty until i
bear, lute in the month of July, former
the habit of stealing uut 'of the womb
just before sunset every day, crouch
ing in the tall clover and pouncing oi
a woodchuck while it was at. supper
The owner would not shoot tho bear
because at that season its fur was gone*
for nothing, aud beaidOB, he wanted t(
thin out the woodehueks.
When the.ibear had killed a numbet
of the woodehueks and carried then
into the woods, 'a wise old woodchucl
in the upper end of fhe field began tt
be suspicious, and whenever the bea'
stole Out of the timber tho old wood
buck would sit by its hole ami whistle
to warn the other woodehueks "f tin
bear's presence, Then he uuii nil thi
woodehueks in the let would run inti
their holes, and the bear would alone!
back to the woods, looking sheepish.
When the old woodchuck had playec
this trick a few times, the bear appar
ehtly set to thinking; for at noon oni
hot day It was seen to shamble out of
the woods and to climb a tree jusi
above the old woodchuck's burrow. Not
woodchuck was in sight, and thai
made those who were watching tne per
formance wonder what the hear wat
np to. He stayed in the tree all thi
afternoon, and just before Bundown thi
old woodchuck wus seen to craw) on'
of its hole nud take a survey of tht
field. The bear's presence wsb unper
cfiived. so very soon the old woodchucl
scampered off some distance from lib
hole. Then the bear nabbed him anr
squeezed him to death in a hurrv. Wttl
'he wise old woodchuck out of the way
the bear und an easy time, and heron
the end ef the next month he had kill
ed every woodchuck in the lot.
Tn freshen black lnee Iny It on an
Ironing -board npd mo'sten it w;th a
niece of bbick 'silk flipped in a solntio'
f ii tens"nf.nfnl of hornx to n pint nf
water. The water should be warm.
Cover the her ",:'h •■ "lece of black
iilf, and iron while damp.
(Little Lessons in Deportment in Fictional Form, by Professor WUber-
force Jenkins)
Willoughby'b Ordeal
piIKV all liked Willoughby—nay,
I there were not a few who bad a
real affection for the man; but
even at that they could hardly bo blind
to certain ot his shortcomings, which,
as Hurley Blithers had aaid, made him
utmost a social impossibility. That he
bad worked himself up from tho ranks
was wholly to hia credit, and none of
the set iu which he moved were over
■mobhish enough to throw his extraction in his face. What if hia father bad
been a custom-house inspector;* How-
over society might frown upon such a
one as this, it certainly bad no valid
reason fi.r visiting its diapleasure upon
his sou, aud Willoughby could not bo
blamed for his choice'of a paternal
parent. It was as much an accident <>f
birth that hud made him this as was
that which made Lord de Noodles thu
son of the Duke of Baroacres, aud mure-
over Willoughby wus himself such nn
livorlustingly good fellow that he might
even have beeu the son of a member of
the Hoard of Aldermen and still have
passed muster.        '
But there was one respect in which
willoughby appeared to he almost hopeless, and that was in the matter of h'
dress. He would wear a flaming red
four-in-hand and white spats when he
walked on the Avenue, and this wheth
er or uot he wore a double-breasted sack
coat, a cutaway, or a frock—the last of
which, by the way, he persisted in call
ing a "Prince Albert." He had been
told many a timo at the club by his intimates that these things were not cor
root, but somehow or other, either because he did not care or for the reason
that his mind was too much preoccupied
with more Immediately important mutters, the expostulations of his friends
seemed to make uo impression upon
bis mind.
The fact that be had appeared in the
Easter Bundav parade wearing n Norfolk jacket, tan shoes, aud a brand-new,
shiny silk hat, hnd given society boiiic
ihiig to talk about for weeks' there
after, and more than ono coinicil of war
had been held by those who really cared
for him, to devise, if possible, some
means by which his reformation might
be brought about. Marked copies of the
leading fashion journals were sent to
him anonymously through the mails.
Home of tlie best dressers in town took
pains to introduce him to their tailors.
ii fact which Willoughby, unfortunate
ly, set down to the credit of reasons
other than his sartorial aggrandizement,
having heard that these self-same best
dressers profited financially by these Introductions whenever the introduced
loft an order behind him on departing,
"It is really a confounded shame!"
said his most intimate friend. Harrison
Higwahiiior, "Willoughby is one of nature's masterpieces, and the* idea of his
framing himself up like ii' tea-store
chrome is most distressing."
Tt was shortly after this observation
of Higwalader's that the conspiracy resulting in Willoughby's ordeal was
hatched. What it. was will be best un-
■'eiNtood by :;n acco.int of Miss Gladys
Do Mann's famous ball, where it was
put into operation. The smartest of the
smart were in attendance, aud among
others invited was Willoughby. It so
happened that upon tbe evening in ques-
i he was detained at hia office very
lute, nnd the clocks all over the city
'ere striking two when he arrived. The
guests were assembled tn tho sumptuous
banqueting-bul! which Colonel De Munii
bad imported at enormous expense from
the Palazzo KadtlZEJ at Florence, and
there, as Willoughby entered, a repaiM
prepared bv Holsherrico was being served. He presented a quaint picture as he
stood in the doorway looking around
vainly for Gladys, ITe woro, as usual,
bis rather tight-fitting clawhammer coat,
a mauve waistcoat, and a tatln shoestring tie of the sort that cornea ready
made and fastens with a buckle at the
back of the neck. Surmounting this
was a turn-down collnr, with n considerable roll, revealing Willoughby's
neck in all its massive proportions. H-b
hair, parted on the side, sho-ne resplend
ently with the damp of a well-moistened
brush. />s be looked about him a great
social sigh went up from the multitude.
Would this man never learn that a
black tie does not go with full even
ing dress, and that the made up variety
is never worn by people with any pretensions to form! And the horror of
that ..waistcoat. stning across with a
broad black band with a cut --ft old monogram of the wearer stuck like a postage
stamp nthwort the middle button! And
poor Willoughby's suBpcnders — how
they must be groaning under the tension of holding those trousers so high
aloft that tbe rubber sidea of his Con
gross gniters with the imitation bend
button attachments at the aides, were
fully displayed I The sigh became ii
gasp, and a stern look appeared upon
the faces of all the men present. Even
Ms friends gazed coldly at him, and
turned away.
Willoughby, utterly unconscious of
the impression his unfortunate garments
had made upon the assembly, hastened
to one of the tables where sat Chi.Hie
Van Bonder, and was about to address
him when Van Dooder, without looking
at his face, observed coldly, "Well.
waiter, you have heen long enough with
that ernsomme!"
Willoughby was Btnnned. Waiter! He
a waiter? To he mistaken by his friend
ChoIHe Van Dooder for one of Del-
sherrico's men—that was a crowning
insult! What he might have done bad
there been time we do not know, so tumultuous were the tnoughts that surged
through biB brain; but just then he
heard another voice from the rear:
"I say, Henri, or Pierre, or Jacques,
whatever your confounded name is, why
don't you hustle along with that saladef
Do you want us to starve to death
before the cotillon!"
He terned sharply, and with dismay
in his heart noted that it was Edgar
Shifoh's Cun
Ccftl. aloss po«a>».  sssss analta. has*
tfcroaa amA lauaate.       ...       N tHBBtt
do Kankenhoven, hit comrade of mst*
ymta, who had thut addressed him.
"Why, my dear Edgur—" he began,
nuu-h HuHtorod.
"Oh, alow your excutot, my maul"
rotortud Edgar. "Wo want (ood, not
words. '
|' Ui—garcon," came auother voios.
tlata* time accompanied by a snapping or
the Bugcm. "Won't you plenac atop
gossiping with your friends for a moment and puss the champagne! Whit
do you think you are here for, any
how 1"
11 was Williouoy Watkins who thut
addressed him. Willoughby never did
like Willieboy. Their names were so
oiniilur uud yet so different. Dated tnd
amazed by the rocoptii.ii accorded him,
hi- lust liis head, and would probably
lime found Willieboy's with his Hat bad
not llillic Hickeulooper come up at this
moment' and, tupping him ou the shout
der as he passed, whispered in liis ear,
as ho slipped a live di-llar bill iu bit
"Oct a move on, waiter, and slide t
couple of quarts of flu down into the
liilliut'droom, will yotif"
Willoughby slurted, and waa about to
remonstrate, tint Uickenl(.0|K'r had dis
appeared through the doorway, and
then, from all sides of the room, directed straight at him, came snappings of
fingers, uissing sounds designed to at-
tract Ins attention, and sundry other
sharp calls:
" Waiter!"
'.'HI, lioyl"
"Balade here, you snaill"
"A little more of that cafe frapp*
for Miss Bllckeubury, .lolin."
And so on. A perfect babel, as in t
Bohemian restaurant Inning bill out
waiter, rose from all quarter! of tht
room, and pw>r Willoughby, overcome at'
lust, turned to flee, anil then— ah. then
was the ordeal to eml iu triumph, for
there like a queen full of the majesty
of defiance stood Oladys de Munii, her
eyes Hashing with anger, hei lovely
checks mantling with the red flush of
rlghtdotit indignation, and her lip curling scornfully.
I As Willoughby tried to puss she held
lip hot hand imperiously to stop him,
while she turned and addressed the
"Vou do well to call him waiter,"
she said, her voice trembling with emotion. "Ile is dressed like one, but uot
only that—Ile has the entree!
"The entree!" cried the guests in
wonderment. There was some cryptic
meaning in the fair girl's words.
"Yes," she replied, holding out her*
hand to Willoughby, "The enlree lo my
heart. Ladies und gentlemen," she
added, "permit me to introduce von to
my affianced husband. He has waited
long enough, and now he has Ins aa
With these words she fainted in Wil
lcughby's anus. *
"Ah, well." said Hickcnlooner. at
the guests silently departed, "I guest
we got our desserts after all!"
Six months Inter Gladys do Muun wat
led, a blushing bride, to the iillur by
Roderick Willoughby, She bed not
smiled upon his suit" as the others had,
but had taken him in spite of it, audi
io order to provide against any farther
contretemps such as had broken up her
bull earlier in the season, the hridc't
gift to the gloom wns a live years' subscription to The O-cntlcina'iiN Home
Companion, according to which, from
thut day to this, through sheet love of
his beautiful wifo. Willoughby has
WHKN wasaing fabrics of delicate
color and   in  washing blankets
bo careful to rinse in  water of
tho same temperature as that in which
the garment is washed.
This is particularly necessary iu the
case of blankets, as careful washing is
often rendered useless bv too sudden
Change of temperature in rinsing. In
neither case must the wuter be too
r() keep tins  from  rusting, it  is t
good plan to placo them near the
lire after they have been washed
and dried.
In washing a pastry board care should
be taken to use the scrubbing brush
nnd sand iu the direction of the grain
of the wood. The dirt is by this meant
removed without scratching the surface.
The Hand should be washed off with
plenty Of cold water, and'the board first
wiped with a clean cloth and then
placed in the air to dry.
Healthy babies are good babies, nnd
the good baby is a blessing ia every
home. Nothing can give the mother
or father more pleasure than to see
baby pluy. Every movement is watched with delight; every new word spoken
brings pride to the fond purenta. It
is ouly the sickly baby that makes the
home wretched—and, mothers, it is not
baby's fault when he is sick. You
arc "the one to blame. Perhaps yon
give aim candies, cakes, and other food
which his little stomach is unablo to
digest. 'Then when he is cross and ailing you give him somo "soothing"
mixture to quiet him. That is wrong—
remember his little stomach is' not at
strong as a grown person's, and also
remember thnt every spoonful of the
"soothing" mixture you give him only
does him more injury—it does not remove the canse of hia fretfulncss—it
merely dopes him into nn unnatural
sleep. What is needed is Baby's Own
Tablets—a medicine with a guarantee
of safety. About them Mrs. Mnthlet
McCormick, West St. Peters, I'.KX,
writes:   "We   have   naed  Bnbv's  Own
Tablets with good, result
Th"V sweet
en the stomach; give refreshing sleep
nnd make baby fat and heallhv," Sold',
by medicine dealers or by mii'l at 25
cents a  box  from  The  Dr.  Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
Does not contain Alum
THE absolute necessity uf the tea gown in the fashionable
outfit of to ilny in well rocogllljted, nml the woman who
does not include two or three ut leu At iu her season'a
Wardridii' is either terribly ecoitouiiciil or a very poi.r manager. It has been well proven (hat to wear the street gi.wn
tn the bouse In a gr-nt mistake urn' ti greitl c\tru\'iigitni-i- as
Well, for ihe house wear is fur harder tor the street gown,
Which, besides, is made ef materials quite too heavy for indoor
Wenr. The ten gown is also uu aid to ecoinptiy when the
•matt In.ii4(i ,|n>ss Is concerned, for it entl be mitdo elaborate
fiua Crepe aud Lace Tea Gown
enough to take the place of the simpler style of dinner gown
and for home wear is far more attractive than a more elaborate reception gown or the half worn gowu of the preceding
There are so many different styles of tea gowns that it is
possible to have quite a number, and each one unlike the other
excepting in general lines, and these lines must be long and
grateful no mutter what material is used. Lace plays au important part*in the fashionable tea gowu. Often the entire
gown is made of it or there is a long lace coat. The under*
■kirt aud the waist may be of the lace, or it may be used
Only as trimming, but no matter how it is used it ia essential.
Chiffon, marquisette, voile de soie and bice net all are materials suitable for the tea gowu, while if something heavier
ie desired there are the exquisite crepe de Chine, liberty satin,
Telvet, and even the satin finished doth. It is unusual to
have merely the one material in the gown; two or more are
always combined, and varied colors also are demanded, so
that it is uot dllllcult to understand what a variety there is
^o be bad.
Velvet and brocade tea gowns are this season very smart;
they are ou the roat order, hanging straight from the shoulders, often without sleeves aud with wide arm holes, so that
the entire undress shows and the velvet and brocade looks,
and in fact is, quite separate, like a cloak of wrap. Exquisite embroidery or applique of heavy lace is often used to
trim the velvet COpO, as it. may be called, as it has many
points of resemblance te the cope, und when made ef old brocade is almost too similar to the priests'a robe to be quite
good taste.
Hare old brocades and the lighter weight modern ones nre
charming for this purpose, and when made over an old ball
gown the expense, while none too small, need not be too grout
to deter one from Indlllgil g in tbe fashion. An old luce gown
Or any satin ball gown is all that is required as the under-
•jress, o\'er which i» worn the loose coat of brocade, but it is
a mistake te use any color but white or some light pastel
ehailc with the brocade, as one then quite kills the other.
There are a great mnny very charming colors In the new
crepes that are most attractive for the big loose coat. There
are shaded two-tone effects, pink and blue, blue and mauve,
crimson and palest rose, and they are Indescribably effective,
One of these coats in pink and mauve over a gown of yellowish luce is a most popular model. The coat is sleeveless, bi.
there are undersleeves of the white lace, and on the Bboul
dors buckles of the crepe, and holding the backs and fronts
together at the side are again the same interlaced buckles.
There is no trimming on tbe gown, excepting a jewelled
buckle at tbe waist to fasten the belt, the jewels semiprecious, in colors to match the crepo. If tt mare startling
effect is desired the coat in deep rose pink crepe is certainly
.linking, but care must be tnktu that the shade is just right,
otherwise there is too sharp a contrast with the white lace.
Quite a different order of tea gown, but an extremely
practical one, is made of silk, satin or velvet trimmed with
rnr. It is certainly practical aud warm and moro or less on
the old-fashioned picturesque order. Taffeta silk is always
a popular,material for tea gowns, but as a rule hitherto has
been used in combination with chiffon or lace rather than
for tho entire gown. A hand of fur, ermine in the original
model, but rarely seen in the copies, is tho trimming down
the fronts, and in fact the only trimming. The model is
original and smart, but not nearly so easy to copy as the more
apparently Intricate styles. In the light velvets with lace
instead of the fur it lias proved extremely practical, but at
the same time not nearly so elaborate in appearance.
The all white tea gown is dear to the heart of every
woman wht/ delights in being smartly and becomingly guwued,
but is uot a practical fashion when economy has t'o be con
suited ami when the number of tea gowns has to be limited
tu one or even two. Voile de soie, mnrquisotlc aud lace with
satin are blended in the most bewitching aud fascinating
manner uud, with the uir of studied simplicity that always
Is attached to the white muslin frock, wilh blue ribbons 'in
which the heroines of uuvels invariably attract the wealthy
heroes. 'I Ii. re is no linn, cast iron rule as to how incsu white
tea gowns shall bo made; tltor" is always lace, and mauy
yards of it; sometimes while sntin, just a glint of it tu sht.w
Ihe entire gowu is lined with it; sometimes a white velvet
t-ope or stole. Lingerie and luce are worn as much in winter
us summer, uud the loose coat of crepe, satin, tiill'etu, or velvet
can, if needed, bestow the touch it' warmth and season. Out
of the popular trimmings for Ihe in lie tit and satin is uut i it
bout, softer und lighter than fur, aud swuiisilown und mouf
lion also are now added to the Iriiiimiugs tlmt. are considered
All leu gowns tlmt nre teaIIv tea gowns nre supposed (
hang loose and straight in Ihe buck uud the Wattcau pleat
never goes quite ont of fashion. As the stylo most papula
demands a low cut nook, square around, the pleat or the pluli
emit effect fulls froin below Ihe opening at Ihe back ot tin
neck. Mnny of I lie tea gowns nre cut quite low and rcsombh
too elosi ly a pictmesipie dinner gown  to be distinctive, fo
it is really n mistake not to keep the two distinct uud apart,
Kor this sumo reason it is a mistake to have the sleeves of thr
tea gowu too short; elbow length is the best, although It) th
ense of it most elaborate model of luce ind lingerie the hi)
angel sleeve, slashed to the shoulders, is becoming, but evei
with this there cun be a close uiilined sleeve of tulle or net
to take uwity any semblance of its being a dinner gown.
This being u season of brocades and embroideries; there h
an opportunity uud especially just at (his time, to find rare
burginns in remnants that make the most attractive of tea
gowns. Por those who like brilliant colorings there ure mar
velons patterns in the brlgbtcsl of hues (these, too, do nol
look so startling and cru U> when com blued with white lace
or not); while in the softer pastel shades the colorings are
exquisite. Blaclt nnd wh'te is always a smart combination,
aud in the black nnd white and the all black brocades ore
many superb designs. And it takes only a comparatively
small amount of material to turn out nu extremely effective
Remodelling of last year's gowns is npl to prove a difficult
piece op work Ibis year, but not io dllueitlt ns some season's
when the fashions of the year before demanded much more
material  than  is now required.     Then   the   combining    of
White Voile and Laco Tea Gowu
materials is a real saving of pennies, for cloth with voile de
soie, velvet with cloth or satin, when last year's gown waa
ull of one miiiurlnl, will mane it look ci.chcly now mil will
mako it possible to change the iiuee by cutting off the lower
part of the Blurt just where it is too wide und daring for this
season 'a styles,
A velvet gown that has been worn enough to look just a
bit shabby In sleeves und upper part uf the wnist can bo
entirely trnnsformed if kimono sleeves and upper part of the
waist be made of satin, and a baud ol' salin down the front
and around the bottom of the skirt wiil make over an old
gown into one that will be smart enough for every occasion.
If so desired the alcoves and upper pint of the waist can be
of chiffon or marquisette over a colored silk lining, or then1
•nny be silver or gold lace or cloth of gold or cloth of sllvoi
instead of silk, bill  the satin is the most   nractical.    If tin"
gown   is  of  ninth  the  nn hiIhiiw'   with   velvet can  be |
carried out with most satisfactory results.
1'HKOUOH the United States February ia ordiuti-ily the month when
the earliest Hesters among the wild
birds lay their eggs. 'I hose are the owls,
which, iu north und south alike, and
even when the snow lies deep In tbe
rorcstB of th* buuudnry states uud the
lakes are locked in ice, have sought a
home iu a hollow tree, whero their two
eggs are laid.
lief ure the eggs have hatched into
tbe two little bulls of down which are
owlets, the season uf mat lug amoi.g the
othor birds is well under way, to be con
tinned without abatement  into August.
The number of eggs laid by wild
birds in n single "clutch" or sotting
varies greatly among different BptjtloB,
The largest clutches are those of the
quail, which oftcu cover from twenty to
thiity eggs.
At the other extreme are the auks,
penguins, petrels,^tropic birds und the
like, which lay only one egg apiece.
This difference in the number of egg*
is due to differences in tho difficulty of
rearing young. Birds that lay only oue
or two eggs have few enemies, bu,t the
quail, grouse, pheasants, etc., have
many, aud larger broods must be rear
The king penguin, a large antarctic
bird, protects its oue big white egg from
harm by currying it somewhat as tt mur
BUpinl dues its young--lu a pouch form
ed by a .old of the skin of the belly
between the tb'ghs. Uoth sexes are
provided with this contrivance during
the breeding season, and relieve each
other of the bunion at intervals,
Tho shape of eggs is in many In
stances a wise precaution of nature fur
their protection, The eggs of birds that
Itty on bare rocks or in exposed places
with little or no nest ure almost always
sharply pointed at cue end, with ihe
result that if they start to roll Ihey
will simply turn u complete uud small
circle, coming buck to the point from
which they started. The eggs of birds
that make their nests in hollows in tht
ground or trees, where there 1b no dan
ger of rolling out, arc more nearly ovals
than are those of any other birds.
The coloring and marking of eggs are
also protective precautious. Those eggs
that are pure white are usually laid
by birds whose nests aro well protected
from the eyes of enemies, as for ex
ample the eggs of the woodpeckers and
owls, which build in holes in trees. The
highly colored eggs are laid by bird
whose nests are more or less hidden
among the foliage of tbe trees. In almost every instance eggs laid unprotected on the ground aro marked aud colored to resemble their surroundings so
closely that it is difficult to detect them
even when locking directly at them.
The flicker is peculiar in that she can
be "bled" of her eggs. If every two
or more days all the eggB but one or
two are taken from her nest, she will
continue to lay until she has deposited
from tuirty to forty eggs. Toward the
lust these will diminish in siza until
the very last one will bo less tfaK half
the size of her typical egg. There in
on record a case where one of.these
birds laid seventy one eggs in seventy-
three days,
Tho long continued laying of domes
tic fowls is a result of similar treatment. If left alone, the domestic heu
would lay a litter of from ten to twenty
eggs and then stop.
The egg of the extinct aepyornis
would hold more than two gallons, and
was equal to a gross uf ordinary ben's
eggs. 'IHe emu lays the largest egg of
any bird living.
Were one to spread out a collection
of eggs according to size, grading them
carefully from the least to the greatest, it would be found that this gradation did not at all correspond to a similar arrangement of the bodies of the
parent birds. In other words, birda cf
like size do not, in every instance, lay
eggs of the same dimension.
The ravon and the iruillemot are of
about equal bulk, but their eggs differ
as. one to ten, the latter s being nearly the size of those of an eagle. The
Knglish snipe and blackbird differ little
in weight, but the former's eggs are as
large as those of a partridge. Still
more remarkable are the eggs of the
Australian megapodes, ono of which
measures three and one-quarter by two
and one-hnlf inches, although the bird
that lays it is about the sine of a com
men fowl.
The smallest egg relatively to the size
of the bird laying it is that of the Euro
penn cuckoo. This is explained by the
fact that she puts her eggs in the nests
of other birds for them to incubate, and
is under the necessity of carrying the
•trg iu her bill to the nest of its futuro
inster mother.
Young birds are hatched in three
stages of development. All tho small
land birds nnd birds of prey aro hatch-
id quite naked, but soon assume a
lowny covering, which is replaced by
feathers before thoy leave the nest. In
another class the young are not batch
ed until tho second stage has been
reached, the downy covering being obtained before the chick leaves tho shell.
In this division are the domestic fowls,
>n birds, etc. There remain a very
few t.the mound turkeys) whose young
re hutched in the third stage, fully
Hedged und ready to Hy. It is well they
■him Id be, for in some species no old
ones arc at hand to help them, parental
litty endine us soon as the parents have
uade a mound of rotting vegetation
and left the eggs buried thereiu to bo
hatched by the chemical heat.
It is evident that wheu a young bird
s required to remain inside an egg UU
til it hns reached an advanced stage of
growth, it must be provided with it
larger    chamber   and   with   a   greater
mint of nourishment for ita prolong
id embryonic sustenance, aud this implies an increased drain upon the physical resources of the mother, amounting
in the case of the kiwi to tbe pruritic
tion of nn egg nearly a quarter of the
bird's weight. It is plain that few
such eggs ran be produced bv a single
10ther. Hence we find that iu every
ase whero eggs of excessively dispro
portionate bulk are laid, only a single
egg is deposited at one setting, and
that, as a rule, few eggs iu a orood
mean relatively large oi.es,
The period uf incubation is apparently closely dependent upon t..e sikd uf
the egg. It varies from ten days with
the hummin"-bird to more thau forty
with the ostrich, aud, it is said, about
fiftv witu the emu.
These Pills Cure Rheumatism.—To the
many who suffer from rheumatism D
I rial   of   Parmelee's   Vegetable   Pills   is
ecommended.     They   have   pronounced
iction npon tbe liver nnd kidneys and
by regulating the action of these organs
ct as nn alternative in preventing
the admixture of uric acid and blood
that causes this painful disorder.   They
nisi be taken according to direction*
mul u«ed sleadilv and thev will speedih
give evidence of their beneficial effects,
NO  nation  has produced,  in proportion   to   his   percentage   ef   people,
more  fumed  aud  gallant athletes
than  the  American   Indian, and   he  is
not confined to any one realm of sport.
Chief Albert Hendcr, of tho Athlet
ics, is one of the best pitchers who ever
trampled a burling heap, and for the
Athletics ne has won his share uf games
in three pennant races—1902, Uhi.1, and
11)10—and he won a game in tho worli"
series this season. Ile is, according to
Ira Thomas,, tho greatest speed pitcher
in the country, and the cutest curve
dinger in either league. Thomas has
faced the Cubs several times in world's
series. He bus caught for Detroit nnd
the Athletics, and should know the by
paths of the American league,
Mender is one of tho best shots In
Ihe land, and he is to work for one of
the big gun factorrOB this winter. Bender started to shoot as a youngster, but
until lu- competed nguinst Ihe crack
shots he had uo idea that he was ono
of the best marksiiicn in ihe laud. It
is seldom that a big shoot is held but
that Bender's name is seen iu print,
near I he top of the list, too.
Chief Myers, of the New Yorks, is
rated us a catcher who wilt in a few
seasons amply fill the shoes of Robert
BroBiinbnn, late Giant, new manager of
the Curd Inn la. Myers* has been a big
help to Manager Mcflruw, aud in addi
tiou to being a backstop who, with his
Indian wile baffles the best batsmen,
he is a sticker of no mean rank. II
greatly aided the Highlanders in the
New  York  States championship.
Boxalexts .the Indian outfielder, of
Cleveland, was ono of the best baseball
players who retired and went back to
fhe mines before ho reached his prime.
He was as good a thrower as ever shut
a ball from tho outer garden to the
plate, and a corking bitter and a splendid man on the bases. He was ordered
to report one season when he wus ill.
A telegram was flashed him saying thnt
unless he came at once he would go
back to tbe small league. This started
him on the paint path and he dissipated. He drifted down grade swiftly
and never proved his real merit as a
big league star.
Few sons of the forest over own more
than small craft of tbe waters, but
they never had a master at canoe pad'
dling. Borne of their work in the rapids was never equalled by tbe frontiersmen or guides.
Motor cars are ont of reach or desire
of most Indians, but in Tobin de Hy-
mel, who pilots a huge racing ear, the
sons of the forest have as faultless and-
daring a driver as over entered a curve
rushing like the wind ablest.
De Hymel has been driving only a
short timo, but his tnrilling turn-taking
in the Vanderbilt and Fairmount Park
race is still talked of along Gasoline
Row by Iniladelphians.
On the carpeted green the Indians
are feared by every college in America
that plays them, and, as a matter of
fact, Princeton and Pennsylvania alone,
of the big four, meet the redskins on
the football field.
Mount Pleasant was one of the best
quarterbacks who ever trampled a grid
iron. This lean, fleet-footed fellow was
almost on a par with Vincent Steven
son, except that he did not have the
band of marvels in front of him and
built about him which was the fortune
of the greatest of all quarterbacks.
Pete Ilouser, tbe juggernaut line ramming full-back; Ben-is and Hawley
Pierce, the great linemen of the Carlisle team .and Wausega, the tumbling
ball who tore up the lines of Pennsylvania and Harvard, were all famous
Carlisle Indians,
Frank Hudson the greatest kicker,
not barring Pat O'Dea, Marshall, Reynolds, Billy Bull, or John de Witt, who
ever hoisted a spiral, was an Indian,
He wbb the greatest goal kicker
known to football, and one of his best
stunts wns to stand in front of the
goalposts with five footballs in his
arms. He would drop them in quick
succession to the ground, and as each
t oiicbcd the ground be toed them
through the goal posts. He could drop
kick as far aB 65 yards.
Mount Pleasant was a crack broad
jumper, and went to England with Mike
Murphy to tbe Olympic games. Thorpe,
another Carlisle Indian, won five firsts
In a recent Amateur Athletic Union
truck meet in Gotham.
Thero was the great Wheeiock, Lib-
, Afraid-of-a-Boar, Exedine, and
Gardner. The writer could scrawl n hundred names all famed on the football
Doer foot, the first of the Indian run
nerS) has records which stand to day,
Ile toured the world and made good
gainst the best brought to race him.
Terra Longboat w. B the fleetest distance
runner of his age, but Tom was jockey
od for the money ntany times', He won
the real indoor race of races when he
took the famous Alfred Shrubb off bin
feet for the first time in his life.
Mr*. B. K. BelweU, ol "7 Pro.
venuhur Ave., fit Bunifeea, Wiuiilpog,
uy«i— "Botntlime auouy ebthireu
look diphtum, uvt wtifle etieudinn
thorn tlie poiMtt entered a small sera ton
on tbe second finger of aiy left hand.
TiilBbflOMueveryeoreandbl od p'drt n<
ing soon ■ t.u. Kur«unu.iaf.t-r tne
childrua wereqeite well I Wfll Bull r-
ing florae shockingly bud fiiu«T, Ths
scratch was cau-ied origiuelly by a p a,
ami in it* If, was not at all surluus.
The oonaequenoee, however, of nu >ot-
in rtkltldrAti h, were very serious to mo,
"VVIm i Hid hluwl lauUenlnf mil In I trlod
po'iHwwe idawOve I hadTn tho h>> -n.
riniM, however, did not ■ avo th<> do* run
o net. vulm on Uie c jatiwrr ths tl,.^'T
bucaine more aud more swollen snd oh
ct.ore i U then began to fenUi .amllhol
tor..il in a doctor. He lenotd tho flmror
lo let (nit tbe pu«L and ven ean nnuifhio
a w painful tbe (later weal DeoniU) ton
rare, howuv r, It emla faeterad and tlie
oi i moots linlmente, aad eth-T pivpu ration* which the doctor gave me -omumI
iiln'itatrlyiinaUletobrlBfalMint .nyr.li'f.
"Tne dwur thereupon ad vi**)d mot >n<>
In o tlioriu Honlfeoe Hospital, I fear -d
ihit If I went lo the HopilaJ th"fln>;er
w.mld beam >utated. We were t.id or a
duo 1'jnilar te ur owe la which &vm- Huk
had effected • core whea everything e «o
hit Mailed en* the dooter had uid tint
Olilf I
I save tbe iiorson'n
a aunelr wee pi-ocumt, a.
we co iiinono d tbe Sea But treatment.
•Ve, therefore,
BtkairiaL Ar
*     ad
Il only eec'led a few da» le show tint
wNdomof thUMep.  Thealoed-poUonlng
mm redaaed, thenain
and It wu evident
and Inflammation
b oime le-H acute, _—
ve-y shortly that tbe trouble was twin*
nt'lnoeltoaleej and etlll taea ana W«
persevered wlfi tbe Zam-Bilk end In Ihe
• il the femerinff sore wee thorourh'y
cleans.!, thee boated. Ie ud <t thro
week* from fl'4 oommenctag with ZatiV
Iiutt, the flatter w« eatirely well; an i
had weapullolZam RtiktothefliMtn'" <-,
Unload of trying ordinary prepare tmi«,
no doubt I shonld have saved myHelf
.mure nd h*mrW»«ote agony."
I vil mothers toauld e«*e Vila mm. Zun n- k
u, a aura ear* ler Moed-paleeelac, fvier.n-:,
Qiite, aurat-hei from karWd wire, br i-^,
n-v.eim, rwhte, letter, aalt r**nm, hw i-.-..",
itWrt, pile*, ■ d leff, varfeee v tae, nnd nil
rkini'ijun •enddla-*e*«. Itaaea«-:alldnnr-
ir-ite und ■uveeerpootfr -efr a Ut» Buk Co.,
T ir nt.-*. for prte*. flrad le Btoejp for pottage
of rtfltri Itnx.   Refu-eaQt   iiati-tn   I
AT n Chris tin B8 dinnor in Washington
a statesman, who hnd been much
in the public oyo, wub culled upon
after the meal to mako it little Hpeccb.
Uo rof8 nnd bofji.n, "Yon havo boon
giving your attention bo f«r to u turkey
i;rt>d with Bflgo, You are now nhnut
to give your attention to a nag* staffed
with turkey I "
4 SCIENTIST who loBt his pot dog
rY put h little notice in the paper
bonded "Warning.'1 which chnr
itably described tho animal ns having
"strayed," and added:
'It in of no value, not ovon to the
ner; but, having been experimented
upon for scientific purposes with many
virulent poisons, n lick from its tongue
—an 1 it Ib very affectionate—would
probably prove fatal."
The dog camo back next dnj
National Prog nnd Chemical Co.. of
Canada f» per cont. first profcrenco
hares nf l'l each are now quoted (.n the
liOiwlon market at a premium of 12'<-
"nt., the present price being £1
28. Gd.
ie   TMl   MAIMS
.    Or   THC   MKftT    MCOICINS
for COUCH*    »  COUPS
If you ever hear anyom1 any. thtt
Kheuuiatitm can't be r.iir<M], **k Melii if
they have ever tried GIN iPILI.S. or
auk them to write ns for proof that "IIf
PILLS have cured hundred, ami hundreds of cases of Rheumatism, Sciatica^
Lumbago, Pain in ihe Back and utlier
troubles caused by'weak Kidnevn of
Bladder. . . , '   .
Rheumatism ean be cured—is being
cored every day—by GIN PILLS.' Heft
is the best kind of proof.
Ogden. N.3."
"I have been troubled with Rli»»
matitm so bad that I could niit -mirk.
A doctor tended me and told me In gaj
to tho hospital but all to no good until
a friend told mo to f.ry GIN PILLS. 1
did ta and after taking s few boxes, I
am perfectly welL'\    .'■   '.S .::■.
D. J. Lawler,
Take GIN PILLS. »B'.oiir. pnski»»
guarantee that they will cure you ot
money refunded. BW( a boi—(i for
(2.50. Order from us if your denier
cannot supply'then./.-Sample hox fret
if yon write ns. National Drug aui
Chemical Co;,.i)o|rt«RP., Toronto.
'..If  .' '
Tbe farmer who noods a drill ahouli
get a good ohe.'and an he has. lmd n«
experience in making these machines,
must leave Ihe matter to those whs
thoroughly understand their construe,
tion. When he buys blindfolded lie it
like the man who marries in haste 111,4
repents at leisure, The, farmer is yrt-
fectly safe in buying'the Kentucky
Grain Drill, because it is made bv t
firm that hat had mora than fifty years'
experience in the manufacture of seeding machines, nsod rmereeafully by Ihe
most progressive farmerl-in all' pnits of
the world. Their expert* have lmd
actual field experience wherever grain it
grown and they build grain drills thai
meet, all conditions. Thia company
handles mnny Btylos of Kentucky (trail
Drills that will do the best possible
work in various localities. We refer le
The American Seeding Machine Co.
King and James streets, Winnipeg
Write aud ask them for s copy of their
Kontncky Drill catalogue. They handle
all etyles of grais drills—no matter
what kind of furrow opener vou want
you can get It on a Kentucky Drill. The
American Seeding Machine'Co. stands
back of every Kentucky Drill, and the
mnehino simply must do all thev claim
for it. Their claims are many.' nnd if
tho Kentucky would not back up thehr
guarantee by its actnal work, thej
would not warrant it the way thev da,
Oo to your local dealer, after vou haw
read their catalogue, and insist on seeing tho Kentucky DrilL
C aE *."""■. «>■•"■»• ■'•ret coM..  hr.
helhrsM.aud.lnsJs     .     .     j» „"' 1
TUG Wi.aNdkr, «.'i'MllH!tlUNI), T..C
Published  every  Saturday  at Cumberland,  B.C., by
Orhond T. Smithe,
Editor and Proprietor.
Advertising rates fmMishrd elsewhere in the paper.
Subssription price 11.50 per yesr, payable in advance.
The editor dote not bold  himecU responsible tor views expressed by
SATURDAY, MARCH 25,   1911,
What the Editor has to Bay.
The Lord's Day Alliance people in Nanaimo are trying to
stop Sunday football in that city.
If these misguided fanatics would only realize it, in many
capes those who at present enjoy a game of Sunday football,
either as spectators or players, will soon be engaged in pursuits and amusements far more to the Devils liking if this
healthy sport is denied them.
Scottish red deer are soon to be imported to this province by the Provincial Game Warden in order to add to the
big game assets of the province.
If the animals take kindly to British Columbia conditions
and climate, it is intended to put some of them out on one of
the islands in the Gulf where they will be free from molestation.
It is also proposed to introduce the chamois in this province.
Millinery Openings Pay-Day
We extend a oordial invitation to all to visit our
Show-Rooms and see our display of
The naves! nnd da in ties! of Spring Creations.
New Spring Goods Arriving Daily
All ire ask ijihi is to examinepw;values before pur-
ohwsing elsewhere       .....
Simon Leiser
& CO  LTD.
In consequence of the increase of drunkeness and other re
lated forms of lawlessness on Indian reserves in BritishColum-
bia, the department of Indian affairs is said to be considering
the advisability in the near future of establishing a special reserves police system for this province.
If this system is adopted, and there is now said to be every probability of this being done, intelligent Indians will be
employed as constables, under the direction of white officers.
In certain districts it is proposed to employ white police exclusively.
Bead sell & Biscoe
 gomox, B.6.
S'~a frontages an^  farming land for sale
In another column,will be seen a letter from Mr. F. B.
Cloutier, complaining of the sewer near his home, and in
order to convince us that he was not over-stating the case he
persuaded us to visit the locality complained of.
We are convinced all right.
The stench arising from the sewerage soaked swamp is
about as mal-odorous as an overdue funeral of a deceased
horse, and if it is not attended to now it is a certainty that il
will become very much worse with the advent ot really hoi
We know that it is the policy of the present council to
do little or nothing to the existing sewers until it is seen whether the people are willing to replace the worn out sewers we
have, with an up-to-date sewerage system, or not,
While the Council is undoubtedly wise iu refusing to do
any patchwork that is not absolutely necessary until the sewerage question is settled, one way or the other, we believe that i:
would be daugerous to allow the conditions we have spoken of
to continue any longer than is absolutely necessary and we
would suggest that it be attended to at once.
It is stated that all the Provincial Premiers who attend
the coronation of King George are to have titles conferred upon them. It will soon be, "Sir Richard McBride," and he will
be the first British Columbian to be thus honored. If there is
any honor in having a prefix tacked on his cognomen, Dick is
certainly entitled to it, for he has given the people of this province good government. Personally we don't think much of
titles; they don't sit very well upon the shoulders of a citizen
of this free and glorious west.
e e a) «  I
Not the Cheapest, but the Best
Catalogue Free
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The product of Pure Malt and
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Absolutely no chemicals used
in its manufacture
sss Best on the eoastss
Pilsenep Brewing Co..    Cumberland. B.C.
The BEST Machine on the Market
and sold on EASY TEEMS	
IEPSON BROS., District Agents, Nanaimo, B. 0
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Practical  Watchmaker
All Work Guaranteed
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Bicycles, Setoing Machines, Guns, etc.     Scissors and Skates ground
Rubber Tires for Baby Carriages.    Hoops Jar Tubs
»3ooo PofXarg profit
If you would Kite to mak^ S10CO by nvesting $2000, read
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Stoves and Ranges,
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Paint, Varnishes, Arms and Ammunition, Sporting Goods,
The  McOlary  Manufactuing Co.
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Get in touch with the true trend of fashion's in
made to order clothes for Spring. Learn what the new
styles are both in pattern of fabrics and style of garments.
You cannot do this better than by au inspection of the 400
different lines in Spring Fabrics we have just received
from the HOUSE OF HOBBERLIN Limited, Canada's
Largest Tailoring House. We are sole representatives in
this locality, and are now showing all the Spring Models.
If You are interested in "Snappy"
Styles   and   Patterns   ©ur
Spring Lines are Ready for
Your Inspection.
Hundreds of Patterns Tht vill Interest Ion.
Fabrics that have force and character made to individual measure. Critioal men prefer having their cloths made to order. WE
P«$ There are some radical changes in styles and patterns that you should know all a-
bout before you buy your Spring Clothes. We can show you what they are. You are cordially invited to attend our
Spring Opening
A Traveler's Experience
"My one wihh will in*," write* Harry
P. IVlhn.l, ii well kii.iwu bout mul glide
traveler of Hartford, "tlmt every oue
with h bad stomach may leurii as i
diii ln'inii' it f too late, thut Nerviliue
i»* tht* mn- remedy to euro.    Why, I
Wan in mighty btitl shape, my digestion
was all wtuiiffi anil ovory ulgbl l would
Waken up with a atari aud find my
heart jumping like a threshing machine.
This wuh caused by k;is '" lllv Btomaoh
prcsnhig tigitiuftt un heurt. When 1
started tu ubs NorvlHue I got better
might)1 Past< li is certululy u graud
remedy for tho travoliug man, keeps
your stomach lu order, euros (.'ramps.
prevents lumbago or rheumatism, breaks
up che>t colds and boto tlinial—in fact
there basn'l boon au aeho or pain luside
or qutside For tin4 past two yearn that
1 haven't eurod with Nerviliue. Do you
wonder I rocoinmeud it ('■
then I called up tht* detective agency mother. I tell you ! earned it. I did,
tu confess. Thu sleuth seemed disgust* I earned this alt right. 1 got it from
ed, I your beau yesterday afteruoou when I
'Mighty careless of you,' he sald.jsuw him kissing the imi.y's nurse. Well,
  *        '    * '     *bat's the matter!   I guess 1 earned it,
11 right."
And 1 'd just found » good due, too.
recent din-
snl.MTmit who had   been  nuked
mil in dinner ami was dellcittely
"pumped" for lent I Infnnnution
bv his IimbI sent in a hill Por "n Iv'oiV1
T<>  Hi1,-  the host  responded  with  a
demand   for   payment    for   tlie   dinner
fltiti-n In the solii-iti.r.
Squul tu the occasion, however, tho
latter promptly threatened :i prnweeti
tin i fur selliig w'ne tritium! n llceuso,
thus I'fri'ctiiiillv.Bllpncing the Itmnuu.
AN attendant at an institute fur the
deaf nud dumb was undergoing a
pointless  rnpid tin-   ii i| u»uiuii   nt
th,.  Imu '» nf n   feunle   tlsltov,
"Hut how do von summon Ihese pom
mine- in cliurnhf ' she nstto.l, ft unity
with whal wiih mennl to he ii pitying
glance ni Ihe Irtmnles ami  by.
*• Hv ringing the dumb bells, ma
I'lnrted the exasperated attend
ONE of the speakers at a recent dinner, in discussing Scotch writers,
mentioned inn Madmen us having written the " Bonnie ' Hreer' Hush."
Some, of tne diuers, thinking by his
pronunciation he was try lug to start
Home joke, laughed, but tlie speaker,
turning to Dr. Talcot Williams, who
sat alongside) asked if the prouuuclation
was correct,
"It is correct," Dr. Williams answered promptly,
"Vou see," miid the speaker, continuing, "1 am somewhat like that boy
who, when reading the ancient history,
came to Lyourgus, and pruuouuved it
' liquor juice.' Vou can't always tell
by the sound What is really meant."
DriilNO it recent smallpox epidemic
in Alabama speeial precautious
against the disease were taken in
the in in ing OH tups, In oue of these
camps the president of ihe mining com-
pany paid it visit of Inspection and came
upon un oil negro leaning ngulnst the
Hide Of a bail lii.g.
"lake, asked the president, "are
you nfruld nf I ho smallpox out here."
"Somo may he, sah." .mite replied.
"As ft)' me, I ain't scahed: I'se jest
gwlne loh get me some lime un' limn le
uiali house, au' den ' '
cumin' up nn' 'nasal h
so dat, dea, sah, if wi
pox. 'twon't be not li:
doetah.   hei
mn It  fnmilv
> git de smnll
hut  do celhi
1MIK conductor of the old-fashioned
slow going London horso 'bus turned to the driver,
''honk 'ere," he exclaimed disgustedly ,' "a bloke's just got in that wants
yer to pull up at the next 'oiise after
the fourth lamppost wot's got yidler
"(lit rile, nrl rite!" responded John,
" People nil) 't wearin' out their hoot
leather, l don't think! -lest go an' arsk
Mm which part of the 'ouse Vd Hke to
bfl druv to—inter the- parler, wi' the
familv, or hup to 'is room i" the hat-
tick ?'"
*    *    *
A01.-UB man the other day related
this experience with a detective
UPON   it   cortnin   occasion   flonornl
Sherman was the guosl  of honor
i I.\ VK.Mt OLD   Harriet  announced
her intention of giving up bur tier
man lessons with  Kinnlein,
She hugs aud kisses me all the time
I'm at lessons, and—ugh 1 do huto
Dutch," Harriet explained,
Father, who is something of a diplomat, reasoned with her: "Hoe here, my
little girl, I have lead Herman and
French with Frauloln ever since I wus
your age, uud she has never tried to
hug or kiss me."
"Fathor," observed the child dryly
you had better touch wood."
.    WHAT ABOUT VIII KIDNEYS? . P^%?«g^f1^k1.rt
Your buck tubes and fairly groans Thut eveut is bound lo come if wo keep
with tue distress of kidney trouble., on selling our choice brood mares ami
You're discouraged, but you mustn't stallions. Fortunately, our friends
give up. .The battle cun be quickly across tbe seas principally buy stallions
won when Dr. Hamilton,'* PUU get to'to cross ou t„e'ir own mares, and if wi
work. These kidney specialists bring follow tbo Arab plan of holding on tu
new health and vitality to young aud, our mares, we shall always huve enough
old alike. Even one box proves their good stallions to keep up the breed,
marvelous power. Continue this great \" hough Todd died all too young, he
healer, und your kidneys will become us.has got tnure than one son to perpelu
strong, as vigorous, us able to work as
new ones.
Remember this: Dr. Hamilton's Pills
are purely vegetable; thev do cure liver,
bladder uud kidney trouble. 'Ihey will
euro von, or your money back. Price
25«, per box, at all dealers.
ute liis name uud fame, und the get ol
his sire, i.nigra, are full of both per
lormiincc uud promise. Vm* shall ex
pect Hob Douglas to make a most bri I
liuut record in Kurope, both on tin
truck und later iu the stud.
a bnnquot, after which n re
ivns he! I,    Among other peoplo
 1  in  to shake  liuuds witli  him
General Bhermnn noticed a face that
was very familiar, hut which he could
not plaee,
" Who are your' he asked iu an npo
logotlc aside, as he welcomed the guest
The man blushed and murmured behind a deprecatory hand. "Mado your
shirts, sir.'
"Ah. of course," exclaimed the general loudly, and turning to the Receiving Committee, behind him lie said:
'' Gentlemen, allow mo to present
Major Hhurtz."
OisR day recently a frail little man
started to cross a busy street at a
busy hour.    At the same instant a
very fleshy lady started from the curb
directly opposite, with the  saute purpose in mind,
Hy remarkable luck both succeeded in
escaping the passing wheels, but, as
fiite would have it, the little man, who**"
BRICKLAYER once hired a new
helper. This chup was renowned
for his hard head. The hrieklaver
thought he would test him, so, the lirst
morning, while the helper was tillii g
iiis pipe at Hie bottom of the ladder, the
brleltlayor upon tho eighth floor flicked
a bit of mortar down ou his pate,
The helper never noticed il at all,
Tho bricklayer took a brick and drop
ped that down. Hang! It landed
square on the helper's skull.
The helper took his pipe out of his
mouth and scowled up at tho hrieklaver.
"May! ' he growled, "he careful
where yer druppiu' llutt there mortar!"
\ VERDICT was rendered in the Circuit Court at Howling Green, Ky.,
thnt was full of humor aud pro
dueeil a roar of laughter in tlld courtroom. U, l-\ Richmond, who had swap
ped horses with L. M. Butler, sued him
for $7o, alleging breach of warranty.
introducing evidence Hint the horse was
unsound and to prove thai the horse wa
a "stump sucker." Holler filed a coun
tor claim, and set up the horse got from
Ihe plaintilV had fits.
After tinly a few minutes iu the jury
room the jury returned the following
"We, the jury, find thnt this is n case
of boss and boss, that neither the plaintilV nor defendant is entitled to recover
damages and that each shall pay his
uwu costs in Ibis cause expended."
I   lost   it   poekelbook   wnh   n I eyes   were  busy   ogling  the  traffic  on
roll of hills in it n few weeks ago. T
didn't make u fuss about it, and tell
the papeis, but it was more than I could
afford to lose. Ho l put a detective on
It. lie asked a lot of questions, looked
wise, and said he'd report in a dav or
two. Well, nbout three days later I
found that pocketbook when- 1 had mis
kid   It.
I   rejo
>d   exc
Here's a Home Dye
Can Use.
alwayi tssea core or
liia gf a difficult under-
Uki«i- Not m whan
CO.. Limit**),
WitS DY-O-LA you can color either Wool,
Cotton, bilk or f.Wl Goods Perfectly with
th* SAME Dre. No chance of twins tha
WRONG Dyo for the Goods you haw to color.
Corns, Corns, Corns
Discovered at last, a remedy that is
rare, safe and painless. Putnam's I'ain-
Ui-s Corn EilractOT, a prompt, effective)
uaiulcsa routover of corns and bunions.
Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor nol-
tkt-r causes pain nor discomfort, Its
same, you boo, tells ;> Btoryj keep it ia
sight, hero it is: Putnam's Painless
Corn Extractor. .Sold by druggists, prion! long ns 'o 'as
15c of food you 'd
I self."
it her side of him, darted plump into
the oncoming woman at the middle of
,..p stroet. The result was u sickening
collision, with the little man down ami
"You should have looked where you
were going," said the fleshy woman,
bending over the victim on the curb,
to which he had been carried by a traffic
policeman. " But is there anything 1
can do for you?"
" Yes," he replied faintly, opening
Uis eyes n moment, "get the number of
that automobile that struck me."
THK it in
vegetables made familiar to us by
Albert Chevalier's representations
of the London costennonger cherishes
some remarkable notions as tn the eon
stitution of a joke and its possible effects,
flostermonger .loe is telling *,he story
"Me and my pal Bill was a-conttu'
'ome one night when we sfiied a hi*
build in' with tbe smoke blowtu' art o'
hevery winder in ther bles-od plice.
Suddenly a werry bold bloke with a
white 'ead of 'air—ho, 'e was werry
hold, hall right—sharts art 'Hive me!
Hive me! hor h'le be bunt to death!'
So I hups and bi duz a bit o* shartir,'
lion me hown. 'Don't fear.' I yelps;
'buck up, hold un. Me and my pal 'as
got a blanket 'ere. .lump, jump for
ver life,' And the bloomin' hold fool
he jumps, broaks bis fioe and 'is'ead.
■and snuffs it. Don't yer see the joke!
Not Why, we 'adn't got oo bloomin'
blanket. "Hal hat ha!"
THK showman was in his element. Be-
foro an admiring crowd of country
yokels he was dilating upon tho
virtues of his waxwork collection in an
Knglish village. Turning to tbe effigy
of a thin, attenuated gentleman in gorgeous garb, he oxclnimed:
" Now this, gentlemen—this is the
cream of the 'ole. collection. Yon'd be
surprised if 1 was to tell you wot I
paid for  *im.    'Kb taken from life,  'e
"Stow the guff, mister, and oome to
tho point," interrupted a voice. "Tell
uu 'oo 'e isl"
"'E's George IV., gentlemen. Hem
poror of HIndia, one of tbe greatest
Knglish monarchs since the time of
William the Conqueror.
"But I thought," interposed a small
man, in bluo glasses, determined to get
full value for the threepence admlnls
sion he had paid, "that George IV
was a very stout man."
"Very likely 'e was, sir." replied the
showman.    "But  if you'd been   'ere as
ithout even a mouthful
'ave shrunk a hit yer-
ffi«JH KHUJg j A_ "ZSZ&ft .*.'la" I^S
ure apt to he, the plague of her
oxistenco, and over whom she attempts
to maintain a rigid eider sisterly discipline.
Yesterday afternoon she saw him cat-
  .„_      Why, Phil," Bhe said, "where did
VmiI'-'o-Hp. JIyilnaw]",i"in**1iaii.i'    vnn   „„*" flln*   r>«ndvf ''
atltlMT'rHinra.fnU'Mi.Mti-.it'UiMiiisd   > 0U, JJf1 /"at rf"'}7 * •   .
InfluiitnAJort—fltopclamMtem. "Oh, I bought it,    Philip replied, air-
^t^bWM^ra^^ift  Uy, and Philip's state*, who knew the
n wifp. pleaaaat, antiMttUa Itotmeni
I'.-n, lei.- to "it ur tmulilu, hi ■,!
lnt( and HMiOiina.   '!■•■ i-miinvf- mil
liunebM mwii iM goftre, wenitonta*,   int? cand
i lUfll cow. - ■ ■
«tui ran i
«• near t',
•Maul li Ul
... utor ia y««*~fi.j n*t day or deplorable state of his finances, raised
niirtit.   v>r tried inert utery known   ,   r        . .  .       ,
iwieay r«>r ittu tn)un*-floii;irg  her evehrnws Hitspicionsly.
ro"«^?A^C^Bift^RI    "Whore."   she   began,   "where   did
liiU'Utnim.ay nililtmtfun with tha    yoil   get   the   monevf"
t,auiiJ.,,.,iy.w,,«.j^Li..eiBnomora      [»i,}|in whiHtled."   "I earned it," ho
■UiiMi»p|,iu«tioo.   miKwrred,   with   great   assumption   of
larm and t1""1"-    „     ..       ' " ■
id.-.—lit un Tine Hlmiwt Invintlilo    dlgtllty.
"!t'a"*»,?W.'.r.'lL1'!**1 iVi^iT.jry'r'^J'nS I The big sister wondered for a moment, then laughed outright. "Yon
never enrned a cent in your life, Phil,"
i-he exclaimed. " You 're too lazy for
anything. Tell me." very sternly,
"where yon got that mono*."
None r,' vonr business.'* answored
IT has been proved that the blueneas
of sea-water is in constant ratio to
its saltness. In the tropics the tre
meudous evaporation induced by the
blazing sun causes tbe water to be
much more salt than it is iu higher latitudes. Por about thirty degrees bid u
north and south of tho equator the
waters of the world's oceans are of an
exquisite :r/,ure. Beyond thesp latitudes
the blue fades, and changes to green,
and in the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans
the greens arc almost as vivid as the
tropical  bines.
'he exl raordinary hlneness of the
Mrdilerannean has two causes. One is
that very few large rivers of fresh
water run into this sea; Ihe second, that
Moditcrrairt.au is prnetieally laud
locked, and, being exposed to a power
ful sun, evaporation is' great. ■ Bv actual test, the waters of the Moditerad
nean nro heavier and moro salt than
those of the Atlantic.
Itut blue and greeu are not the only
colors observed in the world's seas and
oceans, lu January, 1909, u river of
yellow water, three miles wide, and of
enormous length, wus observed running
parallel with the Gulf Stream.' It
stretched from Cape Florida to Cape
HatterttB, and was undoubtedly caused
by some tremendous submarine upheaval, probably of a volcanic nature.
Again, about nine years ago, the sea
turned almost black off a large portion
of the California coast, The whole of
Santa Cruz Bay assumed this extraordinary inkv hue, and fishing came abruptly to an end. In this case, the darkness seems to have been caused by mil-
liens of tiny animalcules, known as
Tbe dull-reddish tint which is occasionally seen in the Red Sea. and which
has given that sea its name, has a similar cause. The water becomes full of
microscopic algae—tiny weed.
China's Yellow Sea is usually sup-
p.'ied to owe its origin to the flood of
muddy water which its gnat river pours
into it. But here, again, modern science
has proved that living organisms are
responsible for its peculiar tint.
Occasionally, and for some cause att
yet undiscovered, great areas of the
ocean turn milk-white. Tn March, 1904,
the pessenger" and crew of a Jnpanew
merchant-vessel, steaming at night be
tween Hong Kong .tnd Yokohama, ran
into a snow-white sea. It was an opaque,
phosphorescent surface, but an expanse
of pure snow-white, having a dazzling
effect upon the eyes. The phenomenon
lasted ior six hours, and alarmed the
passengers so greatly that not one slept
at all that night.
I AM CONVINCED that the machine
must and will rank in the future
with such inventions an the gin,
the sewing machine, or the drawing and
spinning tnune." Such is the verdict
pronounced by Mr. II. K. vValmsloy, ex-
president of the .New England Spin*
tiers' Association, on the mechanical
cotton plckor which 1ms heen invented
by Mr. Angus Campbell, a Scotch Chi-
cagoan. 'me invention is described by
Mr. A. W, Page in the American
World's Work.
It is the outcome of years of patient
and stubborn toil by  Mr. i.ampbell:
"Ho experimented witn every kind
of a wooden finger, from one an inch
and a half in diameter to one a fourth
the size. Tie put hog bristles ou some
and wire bristles on others. Finally he
evolved a steel finger with slightly indented teeth thnt can be turned on a
polished mahogany table without even
scratching it, hut that will take hold
of any cotton-fibre thnt it touches. Mr.
Campbell progressed from a horizontal
cylinder   to   two   upright cylinders in
which the fingers wero fixed, then to
cylinders in which the fingers turned
as well as the cylinders, He experimented with bevel-gear drives and
spiral drives, with different speeds for
the lingers mul cylinders, and with
many devices for stripping the cotton
front the fingers after the fingers hud
taken it from the plant."
The gasoline engine came in time to
save bin earlier inventive efforts. The
present outcome is thus deserihed:
"It is a small gasoline traction engine, with two locking attachments
swung under it, and a pair of canvas
hags hung ont behind. It travels
th rough the field nbout as fast as a
man walks, Inking the cotton plant between the wheels, where it is picked
over by almost countless revolving steel
lingers which catch the lint but leave
the plant uniniured. so that the later
bolls may mature. To leave the unripe
bolls has bee. the grout difficulty in
making a  niecltanieal bat ton  picker,
" A cotton picking machine to br
commercially successful must he aide t<
nick the open bolls without injury to
the unopened bolls and blooms, or to
the foliage and the plant itself. It must
do this faster nnd at a lower cost than
can he done by hand, and it must he
able automatically and mechanically to
Hscritritnnte between the ripe and unripe bolls."
Campbell's machine meets nil these
requirements, It is not merely a mechanical, it is a commercial success.
Five mechanical cotton pickers will do
the. work of five hundred negroes. It
costs seventy-five dollars to go over a
hundred-acre farm once with a machine,
and one hundred and fifty dollars to
pick the hundred acres over twice,
which it could do in twenty-five days.
Done by hand, tbe work would cost between five and eight hundred dollars,
and it would take twelve hands more
than twenty-five days to complete the
task. The mechanical cotton picker is
arranged so that the machine can he
taken off and a plough, planter, harrow
or any other farm implement ean be
hitched to the twenty-nine hone-power
This machine is expected to remove
the restrictions on the Southern cotton crop due to the belt of hrtior, It-
is also exnoeteil to put so much money
into the farmer's pocket aa to destroy
the tenant system.
t'OMK of the riddles that have to be
■7    solved   before   the   Bible ean   be
translated into remote and barbaric tonguCR are cited iu that annual
wonder book, the popular illustrated report of the British and Foreign Bible
•Society, the I90IMO edition of which
has just heen Issued, How, for example
cau you find a name for "lamb" among
the inhabitants of some island where the
only quadrupeds are pigs and rats? How
can you render "whiter thau snow"
in the dialects of West Africa, where
snow is utterly unknown!
Occasionally Ihe difficulty is one of
sheer space. Leuguu, the speech of an
Indian tribe in Paraguay, which has
been furnished during the past yeai
with the Oospel according to St. Mark.
is so unwieldy that the word eighteen
ean only he represented thus: "Soling
emek-wak thia took em iuik until lithium. "
Literally translated llutt means, "Finished my bauds, pass to my other foot
—Ihrec." for lingers and loes serve as
units. The word for butter in Leugi
is, " Wait kyanainankuk
muk "—whit
No Longer Has
Cold or Catarrh
Dear Sirs,—1 have been in the drug
business fur ovor six years, aud as an
up-to-date druggist have a deep-seated
antipathy to certain kinds of medicines
However, being a sufferer from Cuturrb
and untieing the enormous sale of 0%
tarrhozone, actuated by motives ol
curiosity I opened and tried a small 26
cent package of C-atarrho/.oue. Hy the
lime I bad finished it and one of tbe $1
si70 outfits of Catarrhozone, 1 was com
pletely cured. That was eight months
ago, and I have never since even had a
cold. 1 consider Catarrhozone an indie
pensable remedy in every household.
(Signed) Lawrence Mead, Brockville^
Catarrhozone is sold ander guarantee,
20c, 50c and $1 sites, Gel it from
your dealer.
are now in existence thirty-one versions
In eiulioKseii type for the blind which
thu Society has helped to provide.
With the Horses
iM'trnr it d-r nml elMa HwIM Ilk* th- ni.,v., n-r-.U
Mtbuani !>-«-■?. Ar.u ronr arighhon ibout it. i\ir«
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fiu miaul, imtfl * t irii.ro., »in,,.,* cu. . TBli■ ]ir»    imnatientlv.   "you   am t   my
mm ■•a MUtUKIUUS luiu-.. to., luU, iMtwiiti, iimp,    iuipui.ii iiw/(        j
To discern and deal immediately with
causes and overcome them, rather than
to battle with effects nfter the disease
has secured a lodgement, is the, chief
aim of the medical man. nnd Bickle's
AntiConsumptive Syrup is the result of
patient study along Ihis particular line.
At the first appearance of a cob! the
Syrup will bo found a most efBciejri
remedy, arrest ing development and
soeed'ly healing ihe affected parts, bv
that the ailment disappears.
WITII the exception of Tho Har
vester, 2.01, the greatest trot
ting stallion of the last season
has been sold to go to Austria. Hob
Douglas, 2.04%, was shipped frum New
York last Saturday and is now ou his
way to his new home. He Was bred
hy thnt noted Bostonian, George W.
Leavitt, and is hy that famous young
stallion Todd, who died in the morning of a great stud career. At the time
of his sale he was owned by D. N,
Hyaitih. of Ponknpoag, Mass. He first
made his appearance as a three-year-
old, under the unme of Douglas. He
only started twice and won both events.
At Narragansett Park, K.I., he won In
2.1«V» and 2.19%* and at Hartford he
won tho 10,000 Charter Oak Futurity,
trotting both heats in 2,12%, Ho was
not campaigned as a four-year-old, but
was carefully prepared for bis five-
year-old campaign. His first start was
at*the Grand Circuit meeting at Detroit,
where he defeated a good field in 2.10%,
Two weeks later he defeated a fast
field, including Peuisa Maid! in 2,07%,
2.06VI and 8.06%, At Buffalo he won
a four-heat rare in straight heats in
2.06V,, 2.07V., 2,08'/, and 2.06%, which
ie a record for a race of four straight
ncats. At Hartford he had the distinguished honor of defeating Tbo Harvester in the first heat of the classic
$111,000 rluirter-.CM'; Stake in 2.00%,
but wns .defeated .■b^the future champion in the ntfxt$wlr heats in slower
time. His most noflfbM achievement
last year was winning t^c\li$)0OO handicap at Readville, which he did ajrainat
a great field. The distance was 'one
mile and a quarter, and with Sonoma
Girl tie was handicapped BOO foet. He
went to the front like the real racehorse that he is, and won in 2.19. This
proved to he a demonstration that he
would make a lirst class handicap horso
for European racing. He met The Harvester again at Hartford, and though
defeated he forced the great horse.out
in 2,03. At Syracuse he defeated Sonoma Girl and .lack Ley burn in 2,04%, I
This made him the second fastest stab
lion on the American trotting turf. We
regard Ins sale as a greal loss to the
breeding, interests of America, and the
price must have been a most tempting
one, for he could certainly earn $10,000
a year in .the stud here. Tho great difficulty which wo huve to meet is that
as soon aa a trotter gets below 2.05 bis
racing usefulness la over. IHs a paradox, but under our present system our
fastest have no races for them. ' Their'
only chance to earn money ie in exhibition against time. The oniv big
winning made by Boh Douglas last year
was in the handicap at Boston. He now
goes to a country whore handicaps are
the principal events on the card', and
will have a big chance to win bimtitn
out in one, Benson* _ However, our loss
is Austria's gain, and in the years to
come, if Boh Douglas proves to be a
success in the stud, we shall probably
gitinik Hepilli
^^^^^^^^^ aus/ llternllv, "the
grease of the juice of the udder of the
cow. '
In New Guinea the translator want
ed Hie popular idiom for "far be it from
me to ito this thing." so he consulted
an intelligent catechumen. "Yes,
plied the catechumen, " I understand
exactly. Wo have the precise idiom:
WO say, 'May I speak to my mother-in
law before I will do this thing!' " For
in that laud of strange taboos one of
the unpardonable sins is for a man to
open his lips to his wife's mother.
During the past year the Bible So
ciety issued 6,020,000 copies of the Bible
or of part*i of the Bible, including translations into six additional languages
hearing the oul laud ish names of Ou-
gom, isamau, Honallou, Pouerhhouen,
Fin, nnd Kaga. Each of these languages
has heen reduced to written form ex
pressly for this purpose.
For the subjects of the Emperor
Menelik a complete New Testament
has at Inst been published in Tigrinya.
a Semitic language spoken hy 3,000.000
people in the TJgro province of Abyssinia; while the Korean Bible rapidly
approaches     completion. In   Braille
type for the blind new books of the
Bible were completed last year in
Welsh, Spanish, Italian, Gujarali. and
two forms of colloquial Chinese. There
IMIK American game of football has
boon abundantly tried and  I   have
uo confidence that  it  can  he  reformed  short   of  Its abatldol nt   and
ihe substitution of tho Knglish or Can
adi.'in game."
This is hut one of the Btnrtlllig state
ments made hy Professor Kdwin l.iuloo
of Washington and Jefferson College/
iu au authorised interview against tho
great American lull game. I'rofessor
Uliton is no hysterical young professor,
hut is chairman of the college fnoultj
romiuiltee on athletics at tne presonl
lime, and has hren for the past twenty-
one years connected wilh the ntllletlCfl
of this college, la part, I'rofessor Liu-
ton says:
" Most of the changes in football
which were made as a result of the
deliberations of the rules committee Inst
winter seem to meet with the approval
of followers of the game, it is nol my
purpose to examine into these changes,
because I wist, to strike at what I conceive to he the root of the matter,
"Why this insistence for a radical
change in the rules year after year!
No such demand is or ever has heen
made for any other game which is used
in intercollegiate athletics. HI unity,
my answer is that it is because the
game as it has developed in this country has so many undesirable chiiracter-
istics that the only reform which is possible is its final and irresurrectahle huri
ni in tho scrapheap of the world's fol
lies, I shall give vory briefly a few
of my reasons for this opinion.
"The game is too highly specialized,
'♦ :- not a game in which a large num'
He Used Them for Rheumatism, Heart
Disease .tnd Lumbago, and They Weut
Right to the Root of His Troubles
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ber of students can take part. in
short, it is a game for the few who are
adapted to Its rigorous selective requirements and not for the many who
liould lie getting whatever benefit he
longs io it as an outdoor sport. Furthermore, the team cannot he got into
the shape required for success without
a sacrifice m time and of energy that
no exigency ot the legitimate function!
of a college ean justify. I know and
yield to no one in recognizing what if
due to those who for loyalty to college make willing sacrifices pf time
and energy, take risks of life and limb
and future health cheerfully without
other reward than tho applause of tho
college and its friends. At the same
time this does not keep me from placing my disapproval of the game as il
is developed In our American colleges,
" Football has heen played in Kngland a long time. It appears io be in $
large measure free from the [liciirabjf
evils of the American game. It hal
been in trod need ou the Paid fie eoojJ
of our country and is said to be satw
factory. I am in favor of intereollcgl
ate athletics when font rolled by the
authorities   of   the    participating     oo)-
Palms sponged with milk and water
do nol develop the withered brown
spots ou Iheir leaves which are frequently to be seen on them when sponged  with  plain  water only.
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New Christian Scriptures ?
1M1KKK has beeu put forth recently
from tbe Cambridge University
Press n work in two volumes whu h
may embody ono of the most remark        ^	
able corroboration.} of Biblical history | ^chechtor, led to a complete, sepa'ratiou
that has ever been made. The author of the sect-from the hulk of the Jewish
ie Dr. Bcheebtor, president of the .low! nation. Tuey left tho land of .ludah
tah Theological Seminary in New York j and settled iu Damascus under the lead-
princes  King  David   ia  also  included,
who is hold iu slight estimation by the
These differences of opinion', savs Dr,
l„l Ut-.-      l~-»     a.-       •     ■
Oity, and he discovered the document
which has nV/w been made public in the
Geniznh, or .manuscript store-room of
the synagogue at Cairo; aud if the opinion of one authority may bo accepted
we have in this fragment a reeurd of
the activities of the early Christians
which antedates the (luarwls.
That ik, using the word "Chrlmians"
■ tn (he significance of "followers of
Christ." For the first disciples did nut
condemn the Jewish law, but super
added to their acceptance of it belief
in Christ s Messiahship. It was 1'aul
who placed the new worship upon an
independent basis; and the New Testa
meat hears ample record of the antagonism hetween the .hulair.ing Christiana
and those who no longer bound then
selves by the Mosaic ritual. Had the
Jewish nation retained its independence
the trinmpu of the "independents"
might have been less easy; hut the fall
of Jerusalem in tho year 7(1 overthrew
the priestly hierarchy and loft the way
clenr fr.r the foundation of the new
faith upon the principles set forth by
This document has reference to a sect
t of Jews who, if they accepted Christ,
had so little conception of the revolt)
tionary CnfiygQ to be wrought by his
teachings, foresaw so little the results
of Paul's activities, tlint the record affords no certain clue to the personality
of any of the religious teachers to which
U alludes. Professor Heherhter. indeed,
put** fnrth the theory tentatively that
this was a sect which broke away from
the main body about the year 290 B.C..
and that their document is »i comment
ary upon the Urecinn persecutions. It
Is Dr. .viiir<jn|ionth. of the British Mti
aeiim. who reads into it an anti Paulino
messnire and ascribes ith date to the
time of the destruction nf the Temple
bv Titus. Home forty vears after the
death  of Christ.
The discovery <f this document is the
result of n imirney made hy Dr. Nehech
tor to the Cairo synagogue some years
■go, on the occasion of which he succeeded in nhtnining permission front the
ant h At* I Hei to examine their store-room,
in which for centuries discarded manuscript*, cons-iderod too holy to be destroyed, had been deposited and forgotten. Dr. Scheehter. who was nt that
time Render of Rabbinic nt Cambridge
rnivertttv. tooti home wi»h h!m n vast
qimntitv of mauuscrints of ancient date.
In everv condition of decay, fnr.exumin-
at Ion. flop oi these msnii»eripts proved
to be th*1 TMtrew text of the Hiioeryphnl
took of Kcelesiasticiis. for whose dis
envcrv, made "not withoitt dust." ns
the Itntin text nf the university's ad-
dre«s qwmiHv nays, he received the degree of l.iM.D, The nuinnseriut now
under consideration is the further result of nn evnminatinn of Dr. Sehech-
tpr'«* i'i«eovpries,
in *iii« "Document of TewMi Sectaries," ns the author calls it, Dr, Seheeli-
tur  oee«  nn   Olint  of the  belief*  nf  a
bodv i.i' .lews who formed n schism
nbo.,i th.. verif 200' Ro., and migrated
to Oii'tmsi'iin. where thev founded a cult
of *h"ir own based en the Mn«nie laws,
but containing, in addition, a b'dief in
the nnnrwtr e of n  Me«inh. who had
died, tin* whose return was confidently
"Th,. directive state of the M.S.."
■ eyrltns Or. K-diochter. "and the corrunt
Condition of the text In eo many ldneos
nvilreu il ii»nin«eJtt>|e to draw a complete
pi.-tnre of Min Sect. Yet what remains
offer-j ns a few distinct features nnd
Hitlient pf.in's ee».d:n«r. us to entell a few
?|i..ltl«e« of ihe hi«torv of the Sect, its
Claims find its relation to the rest of
the tuition,
" \fter the completion of BOO venrs.
forming the Rnd of the Wrath, or. ns it
wns termed i" nnother place, 'the end
of   the   dnwopitinn   of   the   lwd. * ' heg'in
with the delivering of Nrnel i- to the
hand* of Vebncrindnpf.Mr the King of
ftnhvlnn Ond we nre toll, mnde bud
from T-rnel and Aaron a hraeeh to in-
Iterit t,i« |nnd, This would brinfj us to
W'Htbi n gencrntinn of Simon the Just,
who flourished about WO B.C. For
tweolv vnnrd, hn'vvever. closelv fr.llow-
le<r 0,.. (■'nd of'the Wrath. Israel was
blind. «rmtiing its war. because of the
pril effect* of the erroneopH teaching))
Of  the   Mnn   of  ScofflPff.  who  led   |«rne]
guimv. Thi« brines us into the midst
of *h" fT'dleni«tic pereeentlni's preceding the Mnepiihenu revolt fabout I'd
pc.V Rm* nt Inst, as it would seem,
this scion from Anron and Israel over'
(jarne nil difficulties, and wns recognised
S« the Teacher of Riffhtenii«ne«s whose!
mission Is to make Israel walk in the|
wnvi rf Ond and to undo the evil
Wrought in a former generntion.
"This Teacher Is also called the 'Only
Teacher' or the 'Onlv One* nnd Is identical with 'the Lawgiver who Interprets the i,aw' referred to in connection with I ne princes and nobles 'who
went forth nut at the land of .Tudnh.'
The activity of these lntter. though
representing both Aaron and Tsrenl, consisted-onlv in continuing and enrrying
oul the precepts of the Lawgiver, in
which thev were 'to walk in them for
the end nf nil wickedness.* TVs seemB
tn he the period intervening between
the first appearance of the Teacher of
RightenuBiiesft (the fonnder of the Sept)
who was gathered In (or died) nnd the
speond nppenrance of tbe Tencher of
Rightenusnes* who Is to ri«e in 'the
end of the dnys.' Apparently this Anointed One was rejected by the grent
bulk of the nntlon who 'spoke rebellion' against him.
"What mu«t be cspccbiHy noted is
thnt th> Messiah of the Sect Is a priest,
a descendant from Aaron nnd Israel. Of
g Messiah descending from .Tudnh thero
Is no mention in our text. Tndeed. 'after Ihe eonmlctlng of the end. one sbill
not fotn the house of Tndnh.' whilst
the pr1nce« of .lu^h will be visited
by  the  wrath   of Ond.     Among  thesp
orlhip of the Star, and there establish
ed the New Cuveunnt, I'nfortunntely,
there is a lacuna in the text at this
interesting point, but it is inferred
from another passage, that the Only
Teacher found his death al Damascus,
bul was expected to rise ayaiu. Tho'
sect existed iu Oailineeua for u considerable period. It consisted of four en-
states: Priests, Levltes, Israelites, and
The annuls of Jewish history contain
110 reference In any sect that can be
completely Identified with this one, says
Dr. Bchochter.    lie 1 Adorn that this
may be regarded as a branch of the
Xadokiles, a rather obscure sect whose
tenets, iu gei.ernl, agree with these,
ami related to the Doslthonus,
So much for Dr. Schoehtor's learned
exposition. It U a ' remarkable contribution to our knowledge1 of the rather
obscure period of leu'ish history which
evened between the re establishment of*]
the nation and the Unman protectorate,
Mut Dr. lUurgollouth's suggestion is
that Dr. Scheehter had antedated his
•leriod' and that the sect iu question
was actually one of the earliest bodies
0" .Jewish ehrlslians. Here is Dr. .Mar-
goHniith's explanation:
'Oae of the first clear  Impressions
toward the Baptist und Jesus were none
other than the Hoethusians (perhaps
identical with tht! great compuuy of
believiug priests of Acts vi., 7), who
not unnaturally liked to dwell ou the
Ideutity of meaiui.g between their name
aud that r.f the 'Teaeher' Uule*s, indeed, a better explanation of the phrase
U forthcoming, it is uot too much to
say that we have here come upou the
true key to every part of the riddle
aud the entire situation.
"But who is the 'man of scoffing'
who is 'sent' throughout Israel tu per-
vort the nation aud turn them a way
from the Law? It is clear that if the
two p.rooodiug ideutificationa are correct this third personage must be uone
othor than Caul the Apostle, who would
from the Judui/.iug point of view, W
regarded as one of the worst onemies
of tho faith-
"Such are the Identifications here
proposed, and it is clear that if accept*
oil they would constitute a striking reference to the sect's Christian origin
by the virtually iioutemporary Jewish
"Another apparently inevitable conclusion of the whole matter, therefore,
is that we have .here to deal with a
primitive Jmlaeo Christiau body of people who consisted of priests and Levites
belongii g to the Moelhiisian section of
the Sadduceao party, fortified—lis the
ilocumeiit shows—by a considerable Israelite, h lay element, besides u real
and contemplated admixture of prose
If Dr. Margoliouth's interpretation
ho correct we have in this document a
Christian record antedating that of the
earliest of the Gospels—thnt of Mark,
whose composition is generally believed
0 have occurred at about the end of
the first century of the present era.
of architecture, and while possessing artistic merit, it was constructed with a
view to the greatest possible utility, It
U rectangular iu form, with au inner
court ;t0 foot wide and 107 foot long.
Tho powor house, which is loeated at
tho northwest corner, completes the rec-
taugle. It is as nearly fireproof as any
building can be mad". There in au elu
borate treatment of the main otitranctj
with mosaic Hours, marble walls uud
sluircuheH, which are distributed
such a way as to facilitate the
of the employees iu case uf a panic,
whether from fire or other onuses, mult"
ing tiro-escapes unnecessary. The base,
mt is used fur the storage of tho im
iUSQ quantities of paper required for
tho needs of the oil ice, from forty to
sixty tons being used each working day.
There is hero also a large plate vault
wilh a storage capacity of approximate
ly two million electroiypo plates. Mice
iricity drives six hundred motors at
Inched to as many machines, lights lite
but Id tug) heats workmen's tools, uvolts
binders' glui' and operators' metal, rings
the bells that assemble- and dlnhlsfl the
forces, registers the time of receipt and
dispatch of copy, runs the elevators,
provioes the energy for mailing much
ines ami computing devices, and supplies
the power for the transmission ol copy
and proof through |}itoumatlo tubes."
The working force is found to amount
the aggregate to almost four thousand employees. The skilled work men
with tew exceptions, members of
the unions of their era its. The e,x-
pondlturc for 'Hje year amounted to
very nearly six ami a quarter million
dollars. The cost of the machinery in
use is over two million dollars. Among
the huge works turned out from this office is mentioned the ease of I hi' United
States   versus  the  Standard   Oil   Com-
toe ...ii. 10U1U by Dr.
Whv suffer from corn* when thev cm
be nainWwdy mr.ted out by using Hollo-
way's Corn CtiTe.
galtied from the reading of the text
thai   it   represents  a  personal  uddn
of a  religious leader lo Ins  fullowe
Invite; down in the form of a manifesto
Ihe principles of belief and practice by
which  they  were  th be guided, and  at
he   same   time   especially   denouncing
erl.'iia oppoi ei.ts of the religious views
which be wishes established,
Wc at the outset meet with the
beliefs in two great personages who had
been sent to strengthen and enlighten
e Hebrew nation. The first of these
was Ihe Messiah (though not distinctly
so styled at the begiiii.jng of the document) ct.niinc 'from the family of Aaron and from Isreal,' and the'second is
styled the 'Teacher of Righteousness,'
who was also designated by the title
of Messiah.
"Thoso Messiahs had died when the
document was composed, but they were
both expected to appear 'in the" latter
days.' A third personage, called in one
place a 'man of BCoffing' and in another
'Belial,' is put forward as u special
mark for denunciation. The charge
made against him is that he was engaged lu detaching the people from the ordinances of the Law and sound principles of morality.
"The question, then, is what historic
characters nre meant by these three
personages. If we can succeed lu find
lug the right answer to this question
the problem will be solved. Professor
Schcchter's answer—which, to do him
justice, is put forward with much hesi-
th Hon—sooths unsatisfactory on all
" Xow, it seems impossible to read'
the charhetorUatioh of the Messiah do
sceitdel from \nroii aud Israel, at the
beginning of tho text, without think
it g of John the Baptist. John the Bap
tist, be it remembered, was the son of
a priest. According to Luenn tradition,
mother was also of priestly descent,
But this does not stand in the way of
telieving thnt there was a strain of
unpriestlv Israeli11sb blood in the family. TTiih particular branch of the sect
consisted, its we shall see later, mainly
of, priests and Israelites, and it was
therefore necessary to assign to their
Messiah au origin which would satisfy
both parlies.
"There seems, therefore, nothing
strange in the supposition here put forward that John the Bantist, whose hiirh
mission was acknowledged by targe
numbers uf the people, was acclaimed
by the priestly party as in some senso
a Messiah or 'anointed' loader of tho
nation. t
"But a more important identification
is to follow. If Tohn the Baptist was
the priestly Messiah referred to nt the
beginning of the document, the 'Teacher of Righteousness' who is stated to
hnvo followed him must be Jesus himself.
4 A remarkable and truly surpising
confirmation of the IdopCtv of Jesus
with the 'Teacher of Righteousness'
annenrs to be provided for us on pngo
two of the document. Tt is thore said
that 'In fhe explanation of his name
fl,e„ the Messinh's name) are also
tlieir names,'   What does th's meant
I pany, comprising twenty-one volumes, or
LONDON'S COLOSSAL WATER      more thau twelve thousand octavo pages.
SUPPLY I'I ho smartest piece of work mentioned
N   Pearson's   for   January,   Marcus is as follows:
oodward gives a very vivid and
picturesque account 01 the mean
nf qucnehiig (minion's water thirst. II
says that "a year's supply of the water
consumed in London would make it lake
nbout four miles square and 7(i foot
deep, wherein could ride all the warships
of 1 he world.,/ The populal ion miji
plied is crowded on five hundred square
miles. All I ho reservoirs in London arc
connected with each other. More thau
2(10 engine:* work day and llight, with
the power of 40.000 horses, to raise tho
grpat mass of water that London drinks
daily, weighing over 1.000.000 tons, to
a height equal to that of Nelson's
monument in Trafalgar Square. These
eilgiees consume in a year more than
104 000 ton'a of coal.-
'I here are more Hutu 3,000 workmen,
and a salaried staff of more than «00
continually employed. The old Water
Companies were bought ont for tl 17.000,-
000, nnd London's water supply is owned by London, working through the
Metropolitan Water Hoard, a trust coin-
nosed of men of the widest and deepest
experience" in local government, including at present the Lord Mavor, twenty
t oronation    mayors,   and    the    present
nnty Council fi chairman. The object,
of the trust is to supply Hie purest water
at the enenpest rate. If a profit, wero
made, the rate would be lowered. If
the undertnkitg we,,e run at a Ipss, a
deficiency rate would be levied. At
tlie  present   moment   no profit   Is made.
The population supplied outnumbers
the* whole population of Scotland and
Wales by one nilll'on. njpd thev con* j
sume day by day nbout 2'BnUj million
gnllons of water, rlvery tiny a barrel
of writer is eoespmed by every man, wo-1
man and ch'ld, in London—that is to]
say. 32 gallons per head tier day.
ASSURANCES ISSUED Cnramiiiol iml >t,lM,WM»
NET SURPLUS—Ot<* sll Utbilitlf*..
TMMJS lacnusSTM.
IA01I.M lDct*sj»<ts.a.
"A few <l;iys ninco.-" Haiti ;iu ofllolsl
nf tlit1 institulion, "thore wits tot, retui
oorreeted, revised, imposed, printed,
humid, ami placed on a vessel at Xew
Vork City about to sail for Kurope, to
be used before The [fugue Tribunal, a
book ol* 47.1 pages, all ia the FeVoncli language, the copy for which was received
at I lie (loverniueut printing office just
forty eight hours before the completed
booh was placed on the steamer. The
voli.nc waa u. a confidential natu
contents to be used between this
try and Brazil."
The postcard branch can turn out one
hundred and se\enty-flve millions of
cards each month.
•, its
-jyM'T everyone knows
1'   bacteria   are   esse
cheese.     I If  those
that mould and
sseutial    to    good
Of these which are  rip-
od by mould, there are two groups,
e ill which iitoal I gathers on the out-
ie. forming a dislitct rind, the other
in which it occurs in green strealis Initio the cheese,   ''amembort and  Itrie
ire in Ihe former class, while  liorpie
fort is the best known of the bitter.
fn the ripening of Cameiabert it was
long known Unit moulds.had some function. The French investigators. Hoger
snd Maze, considered Hint Ibis consisted
iu changing the reaction of the freshly
ma le curd from aci.l to alkaline, after
which bacteria completed the actual
softening of tlie curd. It has boon
shown, however, by later investigation
that a species of I'enciUium (1*. eanieai-
berti Thorn), which hns been found to
be always present upon the cheese, so-
creles an enzyme capable uf changing
the hard, sol
INVESTMENTS —Ths OsnpsnT ks* snspilsssUy nol facilHIss snj
I'M!     •■.„•:,,..  '„j Investment ot fnedi, sll of whirl! srs hsisf pascal
■ in tlrtl mortgtges si ImprtTsd Westers fusts.   Ths Csstpssy bst
never lou a in,loir OU SI.)' uf Its isvellnaratK.
for every <I0» Israslsd, Us Osapssr ksMs tsosritr at? MM.
INTEREST—The average ralo of interest is lDOt earned hy Brltias
ciinipaniea waa 4..14 per tent.; by American fMnnteiea, 4.M per cent.;
by Canadian companies, 5.41 per cent.: by tbs Monarch Ut* la 1009,
6.67 per cent., snd In 1910, 7.69 psr csnt
Ths Avenge CnvMin UT* Policy amounts to fL874, ths Monarch
Llfs Avsrase being $2,385.
The Company still maintain! Its repntatfoa of teeuring Its hiirnctt
at t low expense rstio. Ths Tstal Termination from sll ton rest it
exceedingly small.
A complete copy of the Annual Statement, including a synopsis of
the tddrettet of the President, Mr. J. T. flordon, aad of ths Vice-I'resi-
Hent, Mr. N. Bawlf, is of iatorsst, and will be forwardsat ta say addrntt
upon request.
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N. Bawlf
li. L. Taylor, K.Q
lion. It. Iiogert
D. E. tiprague
J. T. ooaooN
Managing Director
B. 8. Pophtm, M.D.
O,.P. Csrruthcrt
0. A. Uharltos, M.D.
Jss. Murphy
IL W. Echlin
E. Oordea
tt. Otts
O. Ironside
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...... »,..,,, ou urrl of the nowlv  mfttle
 —     . ^,nRh ohoeao  info  the s»':t
hoti.lcieer ponpnmo« mi n uiiy nmre til	
water,    Th
tn  the
i betwe
hi« Wflight in water. The post
tuner worlts out ;it about
md. for » huff Ami hueJcetnful. the ev
oense of Buniilyinff Hie wuter nt nbout
Sil. por thou3!iml cit||r,it«, nnd thi
••pvpmip "er tlioiiHinuI gallons
7(1. nnd Rd.
The ThamPH yields, more Hum h-ilf the
water that liiunlon p.onpltme«. The re-
uinintler i'omtPh from the River Tien,
from gravel beiin besido the ThameB,
nn-1 nt FTfinwortl/, from n'MtUrnl springs,
ntul from Various iteett wells su"k iu
Hie ehnlk in Hie Tion Valley and in Kent.
The water is stf-Tfld in sixty'two storaee
ren^rvoirn. For three or fnur wee'(« fir
more the wnter is sforrit nnd purified
before it is passed, on fdr consumption,
Ft fsnends tweuty-^opr hfura i'i n»reo
Inting through {he filter beds. The Inrtr
t servieo Reservoir—the largest*! of the
kind (n the world—is nt Honor OnU.
Thp Wnter Hoard Probably looks further a Head nnd makes more plans for
Hm distant futiK-e thti.fl nnv nubile anth-
r/rltv in tho world. Best/les its ordinary
<taff or 4.nfln. there are 3,000 workmen
in the pnv of eontrei'tors working not
ly.for the seven millidn tjOudnbers of
today, but for the sixteen tnillton ens-
turners nf Hip venr 1*141. The selio-up
of the future takes the form of n chain
nf reservoirs to be ponstnieled in an-
tteipntinn tvf the fithfp need, birlt in
the direction in whVh the population
crows with the coming thirty venrs.
Flvp or nix venrs mnv en to the boil 1
ing of-n reservoir. Tho reservoir now
buildinsr at Chirigford. in Rssex, will be
used nnlv tn store the nurpllts water of
the River t>n. Tt will exceed in ex
tent four hundred iieres. and when completed, some time next vpitr it will eo\er
n larger nren than the whole o* Hvde
Park. Tho Water Tlonrd's laboratory
is nresided r.ver by Or. Houston, where
lH.Onn wimnleH of water are PTamined
in the course nf the yenr. Dr. Houston
has innde the 'Ttraortlmarv discovery
that storage in (tsplf reduces the number of ..neterin of nil sorts, devitnl'fes
the microbes r,f water-borne d isensps.
nnd redupes the amount of suspended
ripe   elie
upon the
esp,  al-
? flavor
! various
though without Hie rh
which seems to depeu-
of "(lidiuni Inetis'* I   ^^^^^^^^^
of bacteria.
In the commercial handling of Com*
embert cheese Hiis orgnatsni lias been
shown to develon best under tho;conditions found in Hie factories of Xorinan-
ily. Success iu tho handling of. this
cheese seems to depend upon such tt
regulation of conditions as will  permit
THK  Bulletin   of  the  Pan-American
!Tnion contains nn account of the
United Stntes Government print
ing nfllce. The first government pr'nt
irg office wns established in 1S00. The
present one is snid to be the largest
printing plnnt in the world;
"The building is 17,r» bv 408 feet, it-
seven stories h'ffh. exclusive of base
ment nnd loft, and has nn actual work-
ins floor spnee of over si,x lyres, the
total   flnor  space,   ineludini?  Hie   base
'Now. the Boethusinns. who nre com- ment, being not less than eight ncres.
monty believed tn have been n variety
vf P'id'ucees. derived their t'tle from
n priest nnmoil Hnethns, Hut the mean
ing of Mnelhus Is the same as thnt of
be H"brew niime •■i*>i'ire»ieeted by .lesus,
The inference would, therefore, be that
the section of the Kndokltos or Sa-ldu-
cees who adopted an attitude of belief
The building is nf the Renaissance styb
Shi/ohs Cun
■Mckly   •!•»• covsjba,   sw-M  ••Id*.   ksmU
Wm tmtmm» utJ immj:      •   •   •      B« mmmtm
The cheese is mado so that it contains
channelrj, cracks, ami air cavities from
ihe first throughout, Tula permits the
mould to begin growing as soon as the
cheese is made. 'I he cheese is much
harder than Camembort—about 40 per
cent, water. It nlso requires a longer
time to ripen. The minimum ripening
period is probably nt least two mouths,
while the time actually used is generally much touger,
Stilton cheeso, made from cow's milk
in England, a.ud Oorgonzolu. made in
Italy, are also ripened largely by tht
apeucy of the same species of moult
but in these cheeses inoculation wilh
tbo mould is not generally practised
The cheeses aro, however, pretty well
filled wilh the mould in fairly pure cul-
turp. Scientists conclude from this
state of alfairH that the Roquefort tspe
ides of mould is so well adapted to con
litioiiB found within such cheese that
oucn in a fiictury, it becomes the dom
ii.nnt species within such cheeses wilh
out inoculation.
ti.iuiii.uii ttcAdeittOr, tuo Oi:,t:ovei't;r
of the Document
.just Hie right development of the
lameuibert " .Vnictllium, of (lidiuui,"
and of tne slime bacteria which also
grow in the rind of Hit1 cheese, 'these
conditions  briefly  lire:
(1) A fresh cheese, should contain between 5G and (SO pur cent, of water,
which is reduced during the ripening
period of about four weeks to 48-50 per
cent.; (-) a relative humidity in the
ripening room uf No to !li! per cent.;
(.',) temperature between SO nnd 58 (leg.
[''ahr. Within these limits a considerable variety of results cun be secured
by slight changes in one or the other
If the humidity is'too high, bacteria
and "Oldham" will, completely overgrow and suppress the "IVnfpilliuraM;
drop the humidity 1! to ,1 per cent, nnd
they can he nicely balanced; drr/p it
again as much, and the 'JPonicilllum"
will completely cover the cheese nnd
smother all other growth; drop the relative humidity still again, and "I<*.
cnmeinberti" loses its dominance and
is more or less completely replaced, by
green species. Success is thus seen to
depend upon accurately knowing the
conditions best suited to the forms to
be handled.
In Roquefort n'nd'cheosea of its class,
Hip mould " Penicillium roqiiofortl" is
i arefiillv Inoculated from bread cnl
lures, which are propagated by the best
of laboratory methods,
MANY* and varied are the stories of
lost treasures. It would seem almost that in all tbe earlier settled
districts of Ontario there aro treasures
buried, to find which would mean eternal opulence to Ihe fortunate finder.
Many of these stories are undoubtedly
myths, but it is equally true that a
goodly minuter are based upon more or
loss authentic facts, so that a story of
a lost treasure that in itself evidence*
ti considerable degree of reasonableness,
nnd is su.-slant iated by material ev'i-
lence ami the word of people yet living, may not be uuinterestit g.
About midway between the towns of
Oshawa and Whitby, ou the north shore
f Lake Ontario, is situated what appears at the present time to be nothing
nore Hum a bleak, barren marsh, with
tn an inviting bogs aud dense over
growth of rushes aud vegetation peculiar to such places. It was not always
thus, uowevpr, for niuny years ago this
nine urea was a body of water of cou-
tdcrable dep'tu, being iu reality a bay
of the lake. 'I lie story goes thai during
Hie war with the I'nited States in 1813
the bay afforded shelter tt. a Canadian
schooner while engaged in eurrvii'-' gold
specie from Kingston for the pay of the
mililia' stationed nt Vork, Trie vessel
was sailing up tho bike before tl brisk
sou'easter late in the afternoon of a
September day in the year 1818, and
whon a few miles west of Oshawa har
hor it sighted an American boat, one of
thu pirate type that were prevalent on
ihe great hikes durintr Ihe war and
wrought J8VQC with Canadian vessols,
The Captain knew the coast fairly well,
and he immediately thought of the bay
as a means of escape, reckoning that the
American boat, being of greater
Iruught. would be unable to navigate
tho comparatively shallow entrance.
Witu all haste he put into tbe bay, aud
his surmise proved to be correct, for,
while he was able to work up the bay
till he was a considerable distance from
the lake, the gunboat, hv reason of it*
draught, was unable to enter. Not to
be daunted, the Americans stood ou as
lose to thp shore as they dared and
ommenced to bombard the Canadian
host,. The captain, fearing lest they
might land nnd attack him on shore,
thought it best to unload his cargo and
endeavor to conceal it in the woods back
from the shore. The task was extremely
arduous because of thp absence of any
semblance of a dock, involving the necessity of carrying the gold in small
boats* ns far inshore as possible, and
shouldering it the remnlnder of the distance over the bog and uncertain fnot-
ing which old stumps and sunken legs
Hy dint of perseverance, inspired by
he momentary fenr of assault at the
hands of the enemy, the task was finally
nccnmnl'shed and the trensnre temporarily secured In concealment. Darkness
began tn fall ovor the land, which added.
security to the position, since it nOVrd-
ed more complete concealment, and because of the fact tint the Americans,
when there was insufficient light to
enable them to direct their fire, simply
sailed away, to the great delight of the
It Rubs Pain Away.—There is no lini
ment  mi ellieacimis in
oiiiuig paiu.
as Dr. Thomas' Kclectric Oil. The hand
thai rubs it in rubs the pain away, und
on this account there is nu preparation
thai stands so high in public esleeui.
'I here is no surer pain killer procurable,,
as thousands enj) attest who have used
it successfully in treating many nil*
men Is,
defenceless ('tuuidiuii^. Anxious to
reach Vork und Hie protection of the
fort, as soon as they felt assun-d that
the enemy bail abandoned the ntluelc,
Ihey began the work of reloading preparatory to con tinning their voyage,
tt is not hard to believe that the task
was most difficult, considering that nil
was absolute darkness by now uud tbe
nature of the ground over which thy
had to curry Ihe kegs of gold, nor is
it at nil improbable that, ut) Hie i-tory
goes, oue of the kegs was dropped dor-
iiig the handling from the small boat
up to the side of the schooner. Moans-
were not at hand lo recover ii. and,
indeed, had they possessed facilities, it
might have bcoli impossible tu locate it
and extricate it from the mucky hoi loin
the little buy. Ho, having' finished
loading, they weighed anchor and were
soon gln'u to be once more ou Ihe open
lake and on a fair way to a place of
Cluetly through one of tbe crew, who
is ou the spot and saw the keg drop
into the water, a William MeQaun, has
the i*toiy been handed down. The hay
has been long since emptied of water
by reason of the lowering of Luke Ontario ami the doposil of sediment, but
it is not known that the trensnre has
ever been recovered. Many nave sought
in vain uud some have made the ->pot
Ihe Mecca of their limitations. I'lvinii.g rods am
vices have bean used in the endeavor,
aud the
of thesi
ippearance presented by many
treasure hunters working io
light of a lantern at the dead of
night is extremely ghostly. A number
of ciiniionballs have beeu picked up in
tbe vicinity, both by those engaged in
the tpiest ami by farmers working io
the filldl near by, but tho nest of the
sanilsnipe or the piping curlew U more
apt to be encountered than the now
submerged  treason- of war times,
THK name of Home, suys a writer in
the Nunva Antologia. is probably
the one most  repealed  in  the different parts of the world.    All the eon-
thiol U, Including Oceania, have Ronton.
In Kurope there is au island called
Home in the Baltic, otT the east coast
of the Scandinavian poilli sula. It is
a village of a thousand Inhabitants, and
possesses a cathedral.    In Asia there
a uome in Cppor Burma, ou a luaacb
uf the Hittang, a distance of about
sixty five kilometers to the southeast of
Mn mislay.
Komo iii Afrien is an iynporti.nt centre
for the missionaries of Hasotuland.
It lies to the southeast of the Orange
Htaie. about fifty kilometers from the
Orange River. North America has several Homes—one in New Vork Stato,
Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Indiana, and two in Georgia.
In Houth America there are two Homes
in Argentina.
"n Oceania Koine is an important city
of Cjiit'fiirdnrid. It is also the name uf
a stream which flows from tbe moun-
ainous chain of the Rismarek Archipelago. The Malay Archipelago also possesses its Koine in the north of Timor.
To clean a sponge sonk it for several
hours in buttermilk. Kquooze it well,
and then rinse iu clean water, when it
will be perfectly sweet and soft.
An orange put in the oven nnd bnkefl
wil! be found un excellent cure foT nor*
throat if eaten before retirii.g.
Nearly   nil   children   nro  subject   t»
arms, and many are born with them.
["Spare them snffer'iig by using Mother
Grave's Worm Exterminator, the best
remedy of tne kiud thnt can be hnd.
■      •      •
Styles, j
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PRICES :-$8.50. 12.50,15.00 & up
Tenders vill bs received by the   under
algned up lu the 12nd. Any nt Apt
mil,  '>< 6 PM.  f..r the  |iiikIi«■.■
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.iiusted ill lb* Cny uf Vhuo iivvr, -.lad
nsiug ths tits ul the uid Provincial Ouun
Huute.   Kseh tender iiiutt be euulu»,l
hi » argiairred letter Slid mu-t be sddrrt
ted in 'lie uiideisiifiird, snd ulsin.y mMrk
ed "Tsndsrt tor Oul   V»uc..uver   Colin
lluuse Bits," si d mini be nvoi m tnied
by  sn »cc.|itad cheque fi'l Mil |i    en.'
ul His ttnat |M}iuilli if altar am<«laiMa  'aa la
sy .   Psytueiit ful lb* |iii>,i»riy will be
tecspisd in iustnluieiiis  ul uus-qutrter
f lbs parehua rauiiey,    The lirst ui
ii.li luatsineuls tubs psid within ihir-
y ilsva »iaer ths scesuUnee uf the tender, mid the iithsr Hans, tuiuaily tlie..
.let, Willi ii.terett si six per out fetsn
ura.    In ths event uf ths |aettnu nli.se
under is sooeptsd fsiline, tu ouinlil le the
he tslt lu him will bs csncelled slid hia
en psr csut dspusit lurfsited.   The cbe
>|Uet ut unsuccessful tenderers will bs re
turned.   Ths highstt ur soy lender will
uu   incetasrily  be sccepacd.     ISo  euui-
iiiitaiuni uf »ny kind will be nlleted,
Willi am It. Row,
Minister uf Lends
Department of Lands
Victoria,, B 0.
Msroh 7th.   1911
liO'j pullet*, hatches 1900
Inmjta.ltiiM.y 31. laid STSaOsee*
net •        • UOIt.lt
eo.t .1 lesd for ssme esrlod    tll.Oi
nveraqe profit psr bird tor
I'.ld.ivn        •        •
'ii.. .I'U.
NOTICE is hkrsby (iivin thst Ihe
reserve existing by retson of t
notice published in the British Colunv
liis (Jtzette of the 27th. day of Decern-
Id', 1907, over lends situated on the
Ksst tide of Tends Island, lying to the
t uth of Lot No. 20, formerly covered
by Timber Lirenae No. 13460, which
expired on ths 7th day of May, 1908,
it cancelled, snd thst tha ssid lsndt will
ba open for location under ths provit-
inns of ths "Ltnd Act," after midnight
on June l«>h. 1911'
RoBtitT A. Reswici,
Deputy Minister of Ltndt-
Linda Department,
Victoria, B. C.
9th. Msrch, 1911
Xiont forget Tuesday nights meeting.
a Year
in  advance
lo, be sure to order your wsddinit invi
ations st Thi Ihuiidie OSos. Staples
st this office.
Now the timo will h.iiii lw entiling
Wlion with your residence vuu do
do get sick,
Fur after the fires the house with
dirt dues get thick,
So don't you think we'd better lie
And call nn the Paintor and have our
house fixed.
Painter and Paperhanger
8ION WKITKKelc. Cumberland.
Term* Moderate.     Business Punctual
:   :   :   CEIVED   :   : .:
Up-to-date Merchant Tailor
H. M. Beadnell,
Comox, B. C.
Agent for E & N.
Comox District.
mi —
Grocers & Bakers
Dealer* In all kind* of Oood
Wet Good*
Best Broad and Beer in Town
Agent* for Pilsener Beer
..i. m
"Leadlaf Tobscco King."
Better known a*
Dealer la Fruits, Candy, Cigars
and Tobacco.
£3^ Billiard Room in connection
The finest hotel in the city.
Barrister,   Solicitor   and \
Notary Public.
far il.
ftf w
niiNVAN, ao. J«
Third St. * Penrith Avenue
AU kind* of hauling don*
First-class Rig* for Hire
Livery and team work promptly
attended to
in I
Local Agent for
Tbe London I
Fire Insurance Oo.
Get rates before insuring else
Office: Cumberland
C.A. Powell
Post Cards, Views & Portraits
North »oun»
Lmve Vancouver ft p n, Mondayi
Arrive NanA.mo 9 00 p.ui. Mondayi <
Leave Nanaluio 10 p.m. Mondayi
Beaver Creek      f
Denman Inland     (
Arrive Union Bay 5.30 a.m. Tniedayi
Iteave Union Bay 10.30 a.m. Taesdayi
Arrive Comnx 11.16 a.m. Tueadaya
South Sound
Leave Comnx 1.16 p.m. Tuesday!
Arrive Union Bay 2.00 p.i». Tueatlaya
Iteuvc Union Bay lib put Tueadaya
Denman bland     f
Beaver Creek     ( (
Arrive Nanaimo 10 p n. Tuatdaya
Leave Nanaimo 11,00 p.m. Tueadaya
Arrive Vancouver 1,30 a in. Wedaoadaya
f   Indicate* flag stop.
For rat** and (urtbtr partUnlan call it Apply
to '
H. W. BRODIB,     W.   MoOIHR.
OBN'L. P. A., AfMt,
Vancouver,   B.C.     MamIrm, B.C.
Horseshoeing a Specialty
Third Ave., Cumberland
Mah Lee
P. 0. BOX 294
Near tha Saw Mill
AU ConierratlTei aro requested
to be present at the Counoil Ohan
bora on Tuesday.
I Furniture
& Wallpaper
| Crockery
§ Etc., etcSg
A nioe line of Iron Bedsteads j
$4. * $40.
just arrived
— GOOD —
in the
on a
Moit door to Koyal Bank, opposite Post Otto*
Capital $6,800,000
Reserve 17,000,000 jj
op eaNftoa
Onetst Issusd Ul any surrsney, payable all over the worl*
hlsTheat suresnt rates, allowed on deposit* of VI and upward*
H. F. Montgomery, Manager
We have recently received a
Carriages and Buggies,
and are prepared to quote
lowest prices and best terms.
give us a call
McFhee &
General Inctinti, Comteiig.


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