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For wear and look* see our
Pongee Silks in ail the leading
shades - gray, helin, resida,
myrtle, navy and black. 26 in.
wide at 75c. per yard.
We are showing a tulwange
of cotton gingham, \vanW1t7j
ed fast colors, suitable wir^
children's, misses' and wo.
men's wear, in pretty checks
plaids and stripes.
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THE ISLANDER, ClfM IlKIII.ANI). B.C., SATURDAY, Al'l'.ll.ii  1!)U'
Subscription price $1.50 per year
21,000 IffilGMTS Fill 010
Bring Furniture and  Household Effeots and
Seem Prepared to Bettleupon the Land,
Some are Miners from Wctles.
Five Thousand Men out on Strike on  C, N. R,   near
Kamloops.- Good Order Prevails    Premier Mc
Bride Says that, B.C.'s Uny is  Here.
Winnipeg,   April fi.   Twenty- time they leave the  camp,  not
one thousand settlers for the Ca- from Ihe time they  actually  be*
.Deceased a Resident of
Cumberland  For
21   Years.
nadian northwest and British
Columbia arrived in Winnipeg
to-day. Ninety per cent, of the
new comers are from Great Britain, the others being from the
different countries of Europe.
The settlers are of the best type
of immigrant, and bring with
them quantities of furniture and
personal effects. The trains com
ing into tbe city are crowded to
the extent of being uncomfortable, but the authorities state
that the trip from the east was
made with little incident. Thirty
special trains were required to
bring the immigrants from Montreal. Most of those arrived today will proceed to the wester 1
provinces to settle on farms,
British Columbia is said to be the
objective point of a great number
who have been informed of the
almost British climate which pre
vails. Several hundred arc Welsh
and Cornish miners, who have
been driven from their homes by
the coal strike, and who are destined for the mines on the Pacific
C. N. R. Workmen Strike.
Yale,B.C,April 3. - The strike
situation here is quiet- About
5,000 men are out. It seems to
be a jovial sort of a proposition.
It has acted like a wave of refonn
The officials of the Industii. 1
Workers of the World who are in
charge of the situation have given orders that no firearms or an -
unition are to be allowed in town
and they are being obeyed. Provisional constable Chalmers reports that better order prevail 1
than before tbe strike broke ou',
He has not had a single man In
his lockup since the men Wei\
called from the camps.
Prom Kamloops to Hope a dis.-j
tance of 160miles, the grade of
the Canadian Northern transcontinental line is being constructed
along tbe left bank of the river.
There is a construction camp
every mile or so along the grade
and until Friday last live thousand men were at work, They
were working ten  hours  a daj,
gin work.
B. O.'s Day Come.
Victoria. Mar. 29. Speaking
of the results of the election Premier McBride said:
"The government will more
than ever realize its responsibilities to the people of the province.
The victory which the Conservative party has achieved is a victory for the future of the province, for the government will go
on with those larger issues that
are now but dimly dreamt of in
regard to development and general prosperity. In the past we
have labored with many handicaps. We have so far been enor
mously successful. That we will
as a government continue to
measure up to general expectations is my firm hope, in view of
the magnificent attitude of the
people as shown at the polls. From
now on British Columbia will
forge ahead as she has
never done boforo. Faith in the
country's potentialities has been
splendidly vindicated and with
that great warrant to back us,
die government of the province
hopes to inspire the same confidence in the investing world that
the people themselves have so
plainly exhibited."
Winnipeg, April fi. Nearly one
hundred Methodist congregations
have completed their vote upon
■■ 'Imrch Union, and the proportion
al vote is over seven to one in
favor of organic union. Out of
500 quarterly official boards only
■M opposed the amalgamation.
The 500 boards voted 7,372 for
union and 1,066  against.    The
ongregation voted 11,961 for
union and 1,957 against.
London, April 3, The Uritish
Cabinet's decision to devote the
surplus of six and one-half million sterling tn the creation o!'
naval emergency fund is regarded as England's most dramatic
reply to Germany's new naval
program, Thai it should be ac
quiesced In and announced by so
decisive a peace minister as Dav-
i 1 Lloyd George at a moment
when   domestic   social   reforms
The Grim Reaper again appear
ed in our city on Wednesday,
April 3, removing from our midst
Mrs. Christina Robertson, De*.
j ceased passed away at the Union & Comox hospital, in the 49th
j car of her age. She had suffered a lingering illness of more
than a twelve-month, in which
all that sorrowing children and
loving friends could do was done.
Deceased was an earnest, Christian woman, a member of Grace
Methodist church, and in a long
residence of 21 yoars in Cumberland had endeared herself to a
large circle of friends.
To mourn her loss she leaves
an aged mother and four children
Janet, aged 16; John, aged 14;
Isabella, aged 12, and Robert,
aged 8. She also leaves 8 brothers, Charles, Robert, Harry and
James Whyte, of Cumberb'nd,
Walter Whyte, of Vancouver;
Thomas Whyte, of Stettler, Alberta, two brothers in the United
States, and three sisters, Mrs.
Stephenson, Mrs. Bennie and
Mrs. George Robertson, of Cumberland.
The funeral took place yesterday afternoon from the family
residence al the corner of Second
and Derwent avenue. The remains were interred in Cumberland cemetery. Funeral services
were conducted by the Rev. 13.
C. Freeman of Grace Methodist
church. The pallberers were her
sorrowing brothers who tenderly
bore the remains to their last
There were many beautiful
floral offerings:
Basket, Mr. and Mrs. Alex.
Sprays. Mr. and Mrs. T. E.
Hanks, Mrs. Scavardo, Mr. and
Mrs. H. Parkinson.
Boquet, Master Edward Bickle
Beautiful globes by the members of the family.
Crosses, Mr, aud Mrs. II.
Mounce, Mr. and Mrs. W. Hudson.
Wreathes, Mr, and Mrs. E. W.
Bickle. Mr. and  Mrs. McAlister.
The Passion Piny Pill
ed at Orpheum
getting $2.75 a day  for laborei
up to $4 a day for tunnel workers |Make such ,nBtant &*™f "I""1
They paid $6 a week for board, j rational finances is accepted ev-
The strikers made no demands erywhere as overwhelming evi-
When the order came they simply quit. Now that they are oui
they seem to have some doubt
as to just what they want, In
the main however, their demand;
seem to be:   A minimum wage,   „„ , ,,        „  ,,
,.„     , ,.      ,       . „     Ihe annual   meeting  of  the
of $3 a day; a working day of 9, Union & Conlox DistriotHospital
.^hours; board for $5,25  a week; will be'held in the City Hall on
.</' bathhouse at the camp; that their j Saturday, April 18th,  at 8 p.m.
work time shall start from the I        F.J.  Dalby, Secretary
dence of the gravity of the situation in which England is placed
by the shipbuilding of continental nations who aim to overthrow
Britain's sea supremacy.
We wish to express our grateful acknowledgement of the loving kindness shown our beloved
daughter! sister and mother in
her long illness and sympathy
extended us upon her death; and
we sincerely appreciate the kind
and devoted services of the
nurses at the Union & Comox
MOTHER,  Brothers  and  Sisters
aud Children of Mrs,  Cristina
Mrs. Teed de.«iros to express hemp*
precaution of the services tendered l>\
those young friends wlm ho ably arrang
rd the dance for the benefit nf Uoblij
Grieve, who is now ut Kumlnopn.
The only sporting event loom-
in the near future is the wrestling match between Thomson,
Cumberland's favorite, add Bev-
an, of Extension, on Saturday
evening, April 18, in Cumberland
Four autmobiles loaded with
with football fans, will leave for
Nanaimo in the morning, where
the Cumberlands play the Uuited
The U. M. W. of A. are giving
a grand labor celebration at Nanaimo May 1.
The Passion play is billed at
the Orpheum tonight and Tuesday.
The Choral Union on Tuesday
presented Messrs. Bert Irish and
Best Lewis with handsome gold
scarf pins each, the occasion being the departure of these gentle
men from the city.
The following: letter arrived at
the ofltee of The Islander, purporting" to come from His Satanic Majesty. We had always supposed His Majesty to be of more
cosmopolitan culture than the dialect seems to indicate. Can it
be that even the Devil is a pow-
key Scotchman?
Dear ftveiid, a let (ci I'll indite ye
On asbestos, no tno flight ye,
Bul juisti to lut tlio Iiiiinstoue light ye
The way tue here;
For now, we've bri then- be«.n fchegither
This mony ti year.
Ye ken what Doctor Hall has tolt ye.
Thero is na furnace here tne melt ye;
I feared yo'd think that 1 had skeltye
An' lat ye he;
lint now, too dear a fived  I've felt ye,
Wi' a' your gree.
There's no D.V1, sayfi that doctor carl,
But jui«t wee lui^s for a' the snarl
(V wrang an' sickness in the waH
Sin1 Adam's fa'
An' [Venahand wi' ony earl
N'or fneinl ftVtt.
I was sae plfeiwied wi' what lie uttered,
Ma breuks  1  shipped   till  brimstone
An* a' ma freemls n round me ol uttered
In ghoulish glen,
Ah in thu reek I coughed and stuttered
"It wasua1 me!''
Foi: I've Wen blamed for Adam's fa'--
Some say that I mats, ruined a'—
Bul imw the 110ctor tells ye a'
lis jui.-t ii lee.
I fashed nu wi1 the pair ftva,
But hn them he
The doctor Mi tli or Eve ken.d bra w ley,
A dainty quean she wna and wally,
Bul destituseo' prudence wholly—
The witless dizzy;
Aye lient on fun an' whiles in folly
An* mischief husy,
Jn' when ihe applu lirst  she  benched
' .'was then tho trouble sair commenced
For genus wen- in the  emu  deft-need,
and vexed hersairly,
An' a tin1 wrung wi' mul prepense
Was stalled fairly.
She shonld ha' taVn carbolic acid
Tue kill the bugs More she fussed
ller mun for a1 she was distressed
In ;uul and bedy- -
By December 1st a Railroad from a Point  to
the north of Trent Eiveron the Main line
to No. 8 Shaft to be in Operation.
New   1 OOO Foot  Shaft find other Improvements.—
All Steam Equipment to be Discarded and
Replaced by Electricity Entirely.
It is doubtful if there is nny place in British Columbia,
nnd certainly there is none on Vancouver Island, outside of
Victoria and Vancouver where such an immense sum of money
is to be expended in development work as in and immediately
adjacent to Cumberland during this year 1912. In the city
itself there are U> be expended some 125,000 in municipal improvements. Without doubt a considerable sum will be required for the proposed government wharf at Roy's Beach.
Then, it is very probable that this year will see the C.N.It.
from Fort Alberni in to Cumberland. A large force of engineers
are at work and apparently this work is being pushed.
Practically all winter the Canadian Collieries, Ltd., have
been prosecuting work in boring for coal, the preliminaries in
the opening of a new 1,000 Coot shaft, locally known as No. 8.
The company now have matters in such shape that they have
definitely announced the expenditure of two millions ot dollars
between now and December 1st, All this zone of development
is adjoining and tributary to the the city of Cumberland. It
is hard to guage the importance of the expenditure of all this
money upon the growth of the town. It means that at least
750 more men will be added to the working force in the mining
oi the coal. It will mean a large floating population in the
construction of Llie railroad from Trent river to No. 8 Shaft,
Representatives of Mr. Clarence Hoard, who has the contract
for the building of this branch, were in Cumberland last week
arranging for the installing of camps and the beginning of
work. It is announced by the company that this road will be
completed by December 1st, and that coal from the new shaft
will be delivered at Union Bay early in the new year of 1913.
The expenditure of all this money in our midst can but
attract homseekers and other outside capital to our section.
We may look to see, within the near future, all this good
agricultural land surrounding us, and now lying idle and unproductive, fully settled upon and brought into cultivation.
Qno glance,tlie doctor would ha'guess'd
Wba'hurt tlie lady,
Niio, sir, I'm pleased   ma  work's con*
I'.i'hind the hugs which stand revealed
III jelly cull lire in  I Im* field
O' Iii* microscope*
Hill diiiua lie too quick lue yield
Tite tills faw.se hope
Km'mind ye, Dunn,  we've stood thc
In every sort o' wind an' weather,
All'wheu ye reach  the  eend   o'   Ihe
I'll onme for you:
So, till I come to escort ye hither,
llear fre I, adieu.
Brimstone Ueokie
Jpiil 1st. 1912.
There will be special Easter
music in St. George's Presbyterian church Sunday evening consisting of band quartettes, trios,
violin solos and vocal numbers.
Following is the program:-
Sung "The bud of Grace,"   with
violin obligate Mrs. Whyte
Selootod Miss Reynolds
Violin solo ' Broouse"
J. H. McMillan.
"Rockedin theDeop,"   Pearson
Trio  Violin, Cornet, and Piano
McMillan, Lewis and Miss Lucas.
Selected Miss McKenzie
Seleeted Song Mr, T. Lewis
Quartette   Ihu.d
iViss Lucas, Pianist
Mr. 0. Paruliiiin, Organist,
Following are the final returns
including those from the north
end of the Island:—
Station Manson   Lefeaux
Denman Isl.
Hornby   ''
Union Bay
Heriot Bay
Manson's L'nd'ng 5
Campbell River
Port Hardy
Rock Bay
Kingcome Inlet    __
Simmond's Island   8
Alert Bay
Malcolm Island
Granite Bay
Coal Harbor
Shusharte Bay
Port Horvey
Drury Inlet
Turnbull Cove
Salmon River
Shoal Bay
Hiirdy Bay
Bold Point
Point Kusam
Minstrel Island
Hoblidown Island
Read Island
Total;- 684       1$53
LOST-On Friday night, near Maxwell's Livery Mlalile, a buggy rug,
scnich plaid; reward on returning to
this ollice.
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"Fnilt-a-tlTea"   The   Only   Medlclnt
That Will Really Core
The Liver both causes and curei
Obstinate Constipation or Paralysis of
the Bowels.
When the Liver becomes torpid or
weak, then It cannot five up enoufh
Bile to move the Bowels.
"Fralt-a-tlvee" acts directly on the
Bver and makes the liver strong and
By curing the liver, "Prult-a-tlves"
enables this Important organ to give
off sufficient BUe to move the bowels
regularly and naturally, and thus cure
"Intestinal Paralysis."
"Frult-a-tlves" is made of fruit
juices and tonics and Is undoubtedly
the only medicine over discovered that
win positively cure Constipation in
any form.
"Fruit-a-tlves" U aaid by all dealers
at 50c a box, 6 far $1.10, or trial box,
ISc or may be obtained from Frult-a-
tivea. Limited. Ottawa.
That Reminds Ne
WHAT is the most hazardous job in
Canada? A rather interesting
question. Mining lias Its dangers, railroad accidents are numerous
every year, but neither of theso occupations are attended with so much peril as
lumbering, according to the view of a
British Columbia newspaper. Tho British Columbia mnn wlm has doue thc investigating says that more lumberjacks
are killed every year in bis province
than men in nny of the so-called "extra-hazardous trades." This fact is not
generally known because obituaries of
these victims anpear but seldom in the
newspapers. News from the logging
camps buried in the bush does not filter
out regularly. When a big tree knocks
a mnn out, there is no reporter ou the
scene; sometimes it is weeks before
word uf the accident is received.
PASSENGERS who put their heads
out of a railway-carriage window
often get a cinder in tlio eye. It
is both painful und dangerous. The foi
lowing hints should be kept in mind
when one experiences this common mis*
Nine persons out of every ten with n
cinder or any foreign substance in tne
eye will instantly begin to rub it with
enc hand while hunting for n hand
kerchief with the other. This is all
wrong. The right way is not to rub
the eye with the cinder iu it, but to
rub the other as vigorously ns you like.
"A few months ago," says a railway
engineer, "I was riding on the engine
•f a fast express. The driver threw
open the front window of the cab, and
I caught a cinder in my eye, whicli
guve me intense pain. I began to rut
the eye desperately, when tlie driver
sailed to me: 'Let that eye alone and
rab the other one.' Thinking he was
chaffing mc, I only rubbed thc harder.
'The doctors think thoy know every
thing, but they don't; and if you will
let that eye alone and work on the
ether one you will soon have the cinder out,' shouted the engine-driver. I
did as he directed and soon felt the cinder drawn near the inner corner of the
eye, and made ready to take it out. 'Let
it alone and keep at thc well eye,'
again shouted the driver. T did so for
n minute longer, and then, looking into
u small glass the engineer handed me, I
saw the offender on my cheek. [ have
tried it runny times since, always with
HOUSES have crept up three or four
times in value during the last
ten years; even the ranchers are
rebelling. This was quite strikingly
fllustrnted not long ago, Messrs. Ryan
and Fares, Winnipeg, and Mr. E. P.
Bay, Medicine Hat, wanted to build
tanks and reservoirs on their properties.
Horseflesh, they concluded, was too dear
to waste on this kind of work. How
was construct ion to proceed? Thou
same a happy idea. The ranchers quietly disappeared. After a few weeks'
absence they came back to Portal with
228 cow ponies and 146 mules. There
was silent envy among other cattle
men who can't pay the long prices for
horses. Tlii' presence of the new steeds
was explained. They had been roped
hi off the Mexican plains. Despite the
heavy duty, the ponies uud mules nre a
cheaper Investment than horses. There
is work in (hem, too, The eow ponies,
who have been trained to bull fighting,
are expected to pick up the tricks of
Wie roundup with ease. Their board
bill won't cost much; they live till forty
and over, munching only the tough
prairie grass..
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Also a ■neccsafnl remedy Id
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Prencritjisl in.I rsirnniiiii'ii.lo.l lor women's si.
men's, * Hlentlfioftllv i.r.-i.i.inl retneilv of prover.
worth. Tlie result Irom their use is ouiek sou
p*nn»iient. For sale st sll liruir stores.
BOUUIE—Pit stiys you're n self-made
Visitor (proudly)—:Yoa, my boy,
1  mn.
Bobbie—Ain't   you   sorry   now   you
didn't let somebody else help you?
BELLE—But do you think you aud
ho nro suited to ouch other?
Nell—Oil, perfectly!   Our tnstns
uro quite similar,   I   don't   cure very
nuii'li for him, uml he doesn't euro very
much for mo.
MRS. Ella Wheeler Wilcox characterized in a neat epigram a
notorious difference in tlio
world's treatment of the sexes. "To
say," she observed, "that everybody
la talking nbout a young mnn is eulogyi
but to Buy that everybody is talking
about ii young woman is an elegy."
A MAX in Ohio recently sought an
expert in oil, because ho believed
ho had struck oil on his land, llo
brought ii sample iu u bottle. Evidently hu had been in a great hurry, and
bad hastily grabbed tho drat bottle
at band, for when tbo cboniist had duly
analyzed tho sample submitted, ho sent
tho following telegraphic report: "Hnd
no trace of oil. Yon hnvo struck paregoric. ''
h tot
THE town council of a small Gorman
community met to iuspect a new
Bite for a hall. They assembled
at a chapel, and as it was a warm day
a member suggested that they should
leave tlieir coats there. "Some one
can stay behind aud watch them," suggested another. "What for?" demanded a third. "If we arc all going out
together, what need is thero for liny
one to watch tho clothes?"
CHARLES SUMNER, when in London, gave a ready reply. At a
dinner given in his honor be spoke
of "tho ashes" of somo doad hero.
"Ashesl What American English!"
rudely broke in an Englishman; "dust
vou menu, Mr. Sumner. We don't bum
our dead in this country." "Yet,"
instantly replied Mr. Sumner, with a
courteous smile, "your poet Gray tells
us that 'Even in our ashes live their
wonted fires.' " The American was uot
criticized again that evening.
• •    »
HE had run up a small bill at the
village store, nnd went to pay
it, first asking for a receipt. The
proprietor grumbled and complained
that it was too small to give a receipt
for. It would do just as well, he said,
to cross the account off, and so drew
a diagonal pencil line across the book,
"Does that settle it?" asked the cus
tomor. "Sure." "An' ye'11 niver be
nskin' for it agin?" "Certainly not."
"Faith, thin," said tho other coolly
"an' I'll kape me money in me
pocket." "But I can rub that out,"
said the storekeeper. "I thought so,
said the customer dryly. "Maybe you'll
bo givin' me a receipt now. Here's
your money."
THIS is a jury-room secret that has
como into circulation :n some mysterious way: "Look bore," said
one of tlie jurymen, after they had retired, "if 1 'understand aright, the
plaintiff doesn't ask damages for any
blighted affections or anything of thnt
sort, but only wants to got back what
lie's spent on presents, pleasure trips,
and so forth." "That is so," agreed-
tbe foreman. "Woll, then, I vote wc
don't give him a penny," said the
othor hastily. "If all tho fun he had
with that girl didn't cover the amount
ho expended, it must be his own fault.
Gentlemen, I courted that girl once myself."
* • •
AT a recent English election two
laboring men were discussing politics (and four-ale) iu tho publie
bar of the Red Lion. Jones was a true*
blue Tory, while Smith was a Radical
of the deepest dye. The argument was
fierce. "Ah, well," remarked Jones,
at length, "ye can't get away from the
fact that Mr. Robinson's a pufflck genel-
inan. A reel torf, 'o is. Only the other
day 'e sent me a rabbit for my dinner."
"Oh, 'e did, did 'of" snapped Smith.
"Well, that's wot we calls bribery."
Jones began to get alarmed. "Well,
tlie rabbit was a trifle 'igb," he replied,
deprceatingly. "Wuss still," thundered Smith; "\vnss still. That's bribery
and corruption."
WTIE1V tho timo came for the re-
nomination of a member of a
Southern legislature, the member sauntered down to the corner store
one night to sound ont the opinion of
his townsmen as to whether iie should
be sent back to the capital of his State
as n lawmaker. "Well, boys," he said
to the assembled politicians, "what
about tt.'" There was an embnrrassii.g
pause. "Speak right out, fellows," he
encouraged the meeting. "To tell
the truth, Sam," said one -if the crowd,
"we've- decided Hint judging from what
this hyuh county got out of the legislature while you were there, we mought
iis well have writ a letter."
niHK late Professor Sophocles of llar-
A. vard, was a short but finely built
man, with busby, snow-white hair
and board, olive complexion, and piercing black eyes, and looked like some
venerable Arab sheik. Reserved and
shy in manner, he was yet full of genial
humor. Once, in the class-room, he
asked a student, "What was done with
the bodies of the Greeks who were killed at Marathon?" "They wero buried,
sir." "Next!" "Why, they—they
were burned." "Next!" "I—I don't
know, professor." "Right. Nobody
lie was never married, but lived alone
in one of the college buildings, and prepared his own food, getting up curious
Turkish dishes. Ho allowed a servant
to visit the room td make his bed, but
would endure no further disturbance,
and the floor was unswept from October
to .lune.
*    •    *
J" ORD CROMER nnd Sir Eldon Gorst
J nre not the only uncrowned kings
Egypt has had. Natives who never
heard of either worship "Cook Pasha."
Lord Cromer has told of a trip he once
took in company with the founder of
that   wonderful   institution   known   as
"Cook's," into an almost unexplored
region away to the west of tho Upper
Nile. He went to pay his respects to a
certain sheikh. Ho introduced himself.
The sheikh was polite, but had evidently never heard of Lord Cromer, or, indeed, of Britain's footing in Egypt.
"And this is my friend Mr. Cook,"
the Consul-General went on. Tho
sheikh bowed deferentially.
"Ah," said he, "everybody heard of
big, good Mistah Cook!"
*    *    #
TO a place ot entertainment had resorted a gracious and gaudy youth,
gotten up regardless "and resplendent in goodly apparel. Enamored was
he of tho singers in tho opera, and he
had brought with him a bouquet. The
lady appeared upon the stago to sing
her principal air, aud with foverish
eagerness he handed his floral tributo to
uu usher, and adjured him tu pass it
over tho footlights as soon as the song
was ended. But whon tho air was doue
the admirer of embodied art saw the
singer retire without his bouquet, and
directly afterward tho usher was perceived lugging the trophy up tho uisle
again. "Vou seo," said tho usher, on
reaching tho surprised youth, "I really
didn't have the faco to hand up your
flowers for that sort of singing. Why,
she blurred her staccato passages frightfully, and her crescendo near tho finale
broke right in two in the middle. And
her trills! Great Scot! Yuu yourself
couldn't havo failed to notice that sho
made a complete slump of thorn. I
can't encourage that kind of work oven
while acting aa somebody else's deputy," and he Hhovod the bouquet into
the young man's arms and disappeared
into'the lobby.
WE have tbo surprise beautifully
plunnod," said young Mrs. Wee
terloigh to tho guests, -"and
Frank doesn't suspect a thing. I thins
he hns even forgotten that today's his
birthday, llo will get homo from the
ofliec about seven o'clock, Then he always goes upstairs to take off his coat
and put on Ids smoking jacket for the
evening. When he is upstairs I will
call out suddenly, 'Oh, Frank, come
down quick! Tho gas is cBenping.'
Then ho will rush down here, unsuspecting, to find the crowd of friends waiting
for him."
It weut off exuetly as planned. Wes-
tcrleigh camo home at the regular hour
and wont directly upstairs. Tho guests
held their breath whilo Mrs. Wester
Leigh called out excitedly, "Oh, Frank,
come down quick. Tho gas is escaping
iu the parlor!"
Evory light hnd beeu turned out, and
the parlor was in perfect darkness.
There was a rapid rush of feet down the
stairway, then a voice suid, "I don't
smell any gas.''
"Better light tho jet," Mrs. Wcstcr-
leigh suggested tremulously.
Thero was a sputter, and suddenly the
room was flooded with light. Everybody
screamed.    The hostess fainted.
For there in the centre of the room
stood Westerleigh, attired only in n natty union suit, with a fresh pair of
trousers over his arm.
Birthday parties still form a forbidden subject of conversation at the Wes-
With the Horses
THE poor performance of the American colt, Sir Martin, in the Gold
Cup at Ascot, where he finished nowhere, has again drawn the attention of
the English critics to the quality of
American horses, nnH the verdict is that
Yankee racers have great speed but
can't stay. Sir Martin's rating last
year was a most peculiar one. Jn the
Derby he fell just before reaching Tottenham Corner, and not only put himself
out of the running, but it has been
thought ever since that he actually prevented William the Fourth from winning.
How much there is in tlie theory cannot now be determined, but it is a fact
that William the Fourth was interfered
with by Sir Martin and yet he finished
in tiiird place only half a length away
from Minoru, the winner. The subsequent running of St. Martin as a threo-
year-old gavo ground for a calculation
that he should have beaten everything
in tho Derby except Bayardo. ln Inst
year's Cambridgeshire Sir Martin ran a
une race when having the worst of the
weight by long odds. He was third to
Christmas Daisy and Mustapha. As the
raco came off in very heavy ground it
was probably not to his liking or he
might have done better.
The day following, when tho ground
bad dried up and was much better for
going, the American colt put up a recuid
performance in the Durham Handicap.
Ile won with the top weight, but was
not seen in publie again until he won
the Coronation Cup at Epsom. This
event was over the mile und a half
course, and Sir Martin put up a capital
Sir Martin's victory sent his stock up
greatly for tlio Gold Cup, especially as
Bayard0 had only given a very moderate display on his first outing this season. The horses had uever met since the
Lerby last year and there was great
curiosity to see them measure strides
after a twelvemonth had elapsed. Bo-
fore the horses went to tho post Uayardo was the favorite, principally on account of his splendid appearance when
he was stripped in the paddock. His
figure weis 7 to 4, while Sir Martin was
Q to 2. W. K, Vanderbilt's live-year-
old, Seasick II., started at (I to 1.
Tho race was ono of the best over
seen for the Gold Cup, the unusual number of thirteen horses going to the post.
The race is two and a half miles, nnd
for the first mile and a half Sir .Martin
was with the front brigade, Uayardo,
ridden by Danny Maher, bringing up
the rear. Coming out of the Swinley
Bottom, which is about six furlongs
from tlie finish, Sir Martin began lo die
tiway, while Bayardo shot from last
place into the lead. This change of
position happened in about 200 yards,
nnd is said to be tho most wonderful
piece of running ever seen on a raco
course. Bayardo finished with his ears
pricked, one of the easiest Gold Cup
winners on record. Tbo dope was that
he could give Sir Martin twenty pounds
and a beating over tho two and a half
mile course.
Commenting unon the quality of American horses, "Vigilant," says:
"It is remarkablo, however, that
horses bred in America have generally
been distinguished for speed rather than
stamina, though there have boon notublo
exceptions. Tho late R. Ten Broeek had
a string of horses over here many years
ago, among which wero included some
good stayers, anil although Prior, who
was reputed the best of tho lot, did not
realize expectations iu England, tho reu-
sou was uot far to seek, as ho never bo-
camo properly acclimatized, and after
several ineffectual efforts he died. Prioress, in tho same interest, wus more sue
cessful, and there are people still living
who remember a sensational Cosaro-
witch which she won iu 1857 after having run a dead heat with El Hakim and
Queen Bess. She won various othor
races over long distances, but was tho
recipient of a terrible dressing >vhe:i she
threw down Ihe gauntlet to Mr. Merry's
Special License fur the Whip over tbo
Beacon Course, of upward of four miles,
al Newmarket.
Another American that had a great
reputation ubout that period was Umpire, aud it mny be doubted if ever one
carried as much money ns ho for tho
Derby and again for tho Cesarewitch,
his trials having been phenomenal, He
showed tn little advantage in either
race, and metaphorically speaking Mr.
Merry's Tliormauby made him lie down
when they joined issue for the Claret
Stakes ut Newmarket. In fact, tho best
thing he ever accomplished was over a
much shinier course, to wit, the City
and Suburban mile and a quarter, when
he achieved a great performance by running second to Adventurer. Starke's
advent to this country was not preceded
by any great flourish of trumpets, but.
nevertheless, he wns one of the gamest
and best horses that ever came from the
land of Stars and Stripes, and among
his triumphs were included thc Goodwood Cup, in which he beat Thormanby,
Tho Wizard, and other good horses, of
which thc first named hud won the Ascot Gold Cup aud the second the Two
Thousand Guineas. He was afterward
sold to the Prussian Government and
sired a great number of chargers.
"A horse that came from the far side
of the Atlantic with a very tall rcpu
tiou was Preakness, who was said to
have beeu cue of the best horses ovct
reared in America. He, however, was
too far advanced in age to distinguish
himself hore, and Mr. Sandfnrd sold
him to the late Duke of Kara il ton, for
whom lie sired a useful horse in Tho
Fiddler, who finished third for tho Co
sarewitch to Foxhall, in my opinion the
best horso that ever came from the
United States. That victory of itself
was a great performance, but nothing
compared with what he did a fortnight
later whon as a three-year-old carrying
nine stone ho won the Cambridgeshire
and beat one of the best class fields that
ever assembled for that event. Mean
while ho had vindicated his claims to
classic consideration by winning the
Grand Prix of Paris, and in the following year set the seal on liis fame by
winning the Ascot Gold Cup. Here,
perhaps, he was n little lucky, as but
for ca.-.mg his horse, who was ostensibly
making running for Petronel, Teddy
Martin would never have been caughi
ou Faugh a Ballagh, aad thus the late
Duke of Beaufort wns robbed of liis
coveted trophy bv a head.
"That severe race probably got to
tho bottom of Foxhall, for uot only was
he woll beaten in the Alexnndra Plate
on thc following day, but never afterward ran up tu his form, and, moreover,
was a failure at the stud. Tt should
have been mentioned that although foaled in America he camo over as a yearling and was always trained hore. A
brilliant horse was Mr. Lorillard's Iroquois. but,p although he wen the Derby
and the St. Leger, I doubt if he was a
genuiue stayer, nnd a similar remark
applies iu the ease of the snne owner's
Parole, in spite of his having won the
Epsom Spring double of City and Suburban and Great Metropolitan, I had almost omitted to mention ns a good stayer Mr. Ten Broeek's Optimist, who won
the Ascot Stake*, nnd another that was
well endowed with stamina but not in
quite the first class was Blue Grass, who
took the Northumberland Plate, as also
tho Alexnndra Plato at Ascot. Wallon-
stein, who won the Manchester Cup for
Lord EUosraero, was above the avorago,
though, perhaps, not a glutton for dis-
tnnee, und others thnt may bo includod
in the same category may bo mentioned
in Disguise 11., who won tho Jockey
Club Stakes, and Cap nnd Bells, who
captured the Onks, both trained by Sam
Darling for Mr. Keene."
Soven milos of nnglers competed for
the Bolton and Mid-Lancnshiro championships at Galgnto, England, rocontly.
Mr. Roosovolt has sent to the National Museum nt Washington his official
report summarizing tho nnturnl history
results of his African expedition. Tho
bag consists of 4,807 mammals, about
1,1)00 being big-gamo unimals, boiuo
4,000 birds, 2,000 reptiles nnd batrneh-
liins, and BOO fishes from the White
Nile and other wutorB. Sovoral thousands of plants wore also collected
throughout tho regions visited.
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Itrenvthene  Weak  Eyee.  Doesn't Smart,
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urine   In   Tour   Eyes   and   In   Baby'i
Byaai (or Scaly Eyelids and QramiUtlon
Proper Lubrication
On your plows, harrows and drills use
Harvester Oil
Insures better work
from the new machine
and lengthens the life of
the old. Wherever bearings are loose or boxes
worn it takes up the play
and acts like a cushion.
Changes of weather do not affect it.
Steam Traction
Steam Plant*
Traction Engines,
Wagons. Etc.
Standard Gas Engine Oil
b the only oil you need. It provide, perfect lubrication under high temperature! without appreciable carbon deposits on rings or
cylinders, and la equally good for the external bearings.
Capitol Cylinder Oil
delivers more power, and makes the engine
run better and longer with less wear tnd tear,
because its friction-reducing properties are
exactly fitted to the requirements of steam
traction engines and steam plants.
Mica   Axle   Grease
mates the wheel u nearly frictJonless u possible and reduces the wear on axle and box.
It ends axle troubles, saves energy In the
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engines economizes fuel and power.
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VOL. 1
NO. 38
The Kind that Mother
Used to Make
Hor Htnilcsf All, they lire mighty sweet!
They (all my days with sun and shine,
Thoy gild tlie paths before my feet
With glory golden nnd divine.
They fill mo with ambitions fair
Por tasks Immortals undertake,
Ami spur mc ever on, for they're
Thc kind that Mother useil to make.
Mer eyes?    Ah, they nro deeply blue.
How I re.ioico to watch tlieir light
As they flash out on euro anil rue
And drive all worry out of sight!
Ami when she uses them—nil me!—
To stir me, how my pulses quake,
For they're again tlio kind, you see,
The kind that Mother used to make!
Her rooking?   Ah. what genius lies
Behind each culinary scheme!
Sueli rabbits rare, such pumpkin pics,
Each dish a sweetly dainty dream.
It matters not what sho may do,
Whatever she shall mix or bake,
There is not one unequal to
Tho kind that Mother used to make.
Aad when nt night, returning Into,
From    business    cares—and    other
I find her waiting at the gate,
Or upstairs, full of murmiiriiigs,
I think of mnny a bygone day,
And how my daddy used to shako,
For her remarks nre, sad to say,
Tho kind that Mother used to make!
But, never mind, thero is a charm
Whirh puts all railing to the rout,
Initiates a peaceful calm,
Gives peace within, and peaco without.
And when  rebukes like Mother mado
Assail the ear, both near nud far,
Just crawl outside—invoke tho aid
Of ono ton-cent BUCK-EVE cigar.
P.S.—ln the midst of misfortune, when all seems
lost, never despair. There is still the BUCK-EYE
—and It Is the best ten cent cigar you can buy.
THK present Style of dress makes it possible, indeed obligatory, to have un nnusnnl number of outside garments
or separate wraps, and not only is there a jacket for
the simple street costume, but also afternoon and evening
(Wraps galore. Discussed nnd rodiscusscd is the question of
the length of the coat. Shall it bo long or short, tight or
loose, simple or elaborate? And alasl no definite conclusion
is arrived at, so that after ordering a long, loose coat it is
to aay tlie least disconcerting to ho told that tho short and
much more tightly fitting jaeket is far tho smartest of all.
Then* being uo rtite commanding all gowns made alike, it is
perhaps a wise plan to have tlie dilferont styles for tlie different costume*, but there are many women who prefer to keep
tbat look like Teddy bears, soft, wide wale serge, all sorts of
cheviots and rough cloths and the white blanket coats—
these are all to be found ready made, and tho private tailors
have never had so many orders as this season. Black aud
white plaids, uot small checks, trimmed with black satin
facings aud gilt buttons, are smart, but the moro conservative taste selects the light tan vicuna cloth without nny
trimming. Even raincoats are made becoming, and, while
light enough in weight to wear over un inside coat, havo
Suflicient warmth to be worn over a light gown, The Rose-
bery cloth and ull the cravenetted materials are really waterproof ami yet can be made both becoming and smart for
the purpose fur which they are manufactured—as a protection
from wind aud weather. *
t'loth flunks are not for the moment so smart as the satin,
but a cheap, good quality uf .siitiii is not tu bo compared with
a cloth of the same price, so for the woman who must count
pennies must the warning be given to buy cnredfutly. All
tho leading shops display a remarkable assortment of satin
cloaks and there are always to bo discovered some bargains
among them, but a striking color and good lines hide serious
defects und money is often literally thrown away in the purchase of an effective satin cape that after being worn two
or three times will look hopelessly shabby.
• •    *
A butter-color lace frill with a cluster of forgctme nots iu
the centre makes a pretty slipper rosette and another dainty
novelty for tho black satin slipper is a butterfly of wired
black lace with the wings embroidered iu gold dots. Tulle
rosettes with tl rhinestone button or a tiny buckle in the
centre are also attractive.
To change tho trimmings un the slippers cut an oval piece
of buckram .ibout two inches across and at the under side nf
each end sew a hook. To correspond tu tho hooks on the buckram make littlo blnck silk eyelets on the vamp. The rosette
or butterfly may be securely hooked on.
# »    *
The question of what to wear under tne exaggeratedly
scant skirt of the present fashions must he carefully considered iu making the summer outfit. Por sume time the drop
skirt, us is termed the silk underskirt fastened to tho belt
uf the gown, has been eliminated and the silk petticoat has
beeu doomed suflicient. Silk petticoats are thought by some
over zealous followers of fashion to be unnecessary, aud certainly the all too tight skirt permits of no additional fulness,
but it is noted that in the latest of importations the sorgo or
loth skirts are lined with silk, as was fashionable sume years
ago, the lining nol separate but made, with the material."
Another style has a lining fitted into the skirt half way
and then finished with a deep double flounce of chiffon, This
makes possible the tightest of skirls aud at the same time
is vastly more becoming, for, thin and light as is chiffon, it
prevents the skirt from falling in around tho ankles in too
ixflggeroted a fashion. Another point to be noticed in the
newest gowns is that, while apparently exaggeratedly scant,
there is more material used and double box pleats fastened
far down give width and a (hire that is far more becoming.
Satin Wrap with Oold Embroidery
to a certain style in all tlieir gowns and do not fare for the
variety, and they make objections to this somewhat involved
state of affairs. Ou the other nund, the woman who delights
in always being iu most up-to-date gowns enjoys (lie contrasts
Hhe is able to obtain by being one day gowned iu one style
and another day in another.
The long, all enveloping cloaks uml mantles, for the old
fashioned word mantle is once ogniii heard in the land, are
most graceful and generally becoming. The lines are the
Name whether tin' garment is intended tor afternoon or
evening near, but (lie ev'Oding wraps are wider and longer.
It requires a good figure and a knowledge of how to stand
well to wear some of the most voluminous of these Wraps,
but so becoming nre they when correctly worn that it seems
strange that every woman in the world docs nut at once go
into training lo make the wearing of them possible. There
is no hard and fast rule as to what material shall be choseu,
Satin—Liberty sutdu—is fashionable, but soft finish cloth or
silk, chiffon, net and lace, one and ull a re/in style, so that
there is prnetii-nlly unlimited choice iu material as welt as
•   •   •
It seems strangely paradoxical that, iu these days of exay
geratediy scant skirts and with every efl'ort made to look
as slight as possilde, tliis fashion of wide, full cloaks should
have gained ground. It muy be in anticipation of the full,
wide skirts that are predicted for next Benson, but it is certainly not according to thc usual order of events, and ran
only be explained by the tueury that Dame Fashion is deter*
mined the conspicuous uud incongruous shall be accepted by
her followers. Could there bo anything more incongruous
than one of the newest, the really, truly newest of models for
aa evening wrap or mantle, made of uuliuod pleated chilfou
in the most fascinating shade of brown and trimmed with u
deep bund of sable/ Fur in summer always seems like an
attempt to be original and a wish to lie conspicuous, but it
should be remembered that fashions are uot designed just for
one country only, where in winter the heaviest of outer garments are worn and iu summer the lightest possible, but for
a climate that permits of the wearing of fur all the year, so
that chiffon aud fur combined are uot so incongruous, Marabout ami ostrich feathers are even newer as irimming for
chiffon cloaks und are in great demand.
Much attention is paid to the fit over the shoulders of
all mantles, and it is the modiste's task to so arrange thnt
across the shoulders the garment shall lit tu perfection ami
then below the shoulders fall louse ami wide, measuring yards
in circumference. An effective and popular trimming that
helps to emphasize good lines is velvet, ribbon, preferably
Mack. There is no fixed rule as to the quantity to be used,
but it should be remembered that the lines must be kept long,
otherwise a thick, clumsy look will be given that will quite
spoil the most graceful cloak ever designed. AM colofs ate
fashionable for Ihese mantles, and black lined with color is
most popular, White, strange lo say, is least iu favor, although there are same most attractive mantles in white, lined
with a pale shade, that will look charming with white or light
colored chiffon or satin evening gowns.
The ovontirg wraps of sutiit are utmost Identically the same
as the others, onlv if intended wholly for evening they can
bo more elaborately trimmed. Oold ami silver braiding'looks
decidedly incongruous with any wrap worn iu the daytime.
A most effective and becoming evening wrap thnt has graceful lines is in deep crimson satin, with an embroidered de
sign in gold cutt-iug the entire cloajt. The same pattern can
be taken as a foundation, with the embroidery only around
the top ami down the fronts, and if economy has to be faced
then the embroidery only around the neck is suflicient, aud
big tassels or a flat ornament will finish off the embroidery
When the cloak is fastened. A delightfully luxurious touch
is to be noticed in the costly wraps. Ovor the satin lining is
u lining of rhtffnn. This is not new this season, but has gained in favor with the craze that is so widespread for veiled
effects. It is conteaded that the garment is much more easily
put on and taken off when there is this chiffon lining, but as
there are nn sleeves, nnd, as has been said, the wirier and
looser the cloak the more in style it is, this point cau hardly
be used in its defence. Rut it is one of those subtle and
fascinating fads that nre so dear to the heart of a woman,
and which give her the serene consciousness and consequent
poise that only the knowledge of being perfectly turned out
can ever bestow.
The wonderful advance iu dress is shown in the simpler
styles more than in anything else. The loose motor coat, light
or heavy, is a wonderful garment, while the so-called traveling or tourist coat is no longer ugly, shapeless and aggressively unbecoming, but is often one of the most becoming articles of clothing. To be warm and light is demanded of the
travelling coat, and the materials uow provided for the purpose certainly fulfil those requirements. Vienna cloth, coats
no. 3
HtiRMAN, the dramatist, who in early life had a high
reputation as a chemist, was once called to give evi-
den regarding a certain brand of wine. As he testified
that it was totally innocent of grape juice, the merchant was
heavily fined, On coming out of court the defendant, asked
Herman, ''Mow is it that vou were able to swear sn positive
ly that there is no grape juice in that stuff of minef" "He
cause if there had been any, in combination with the other
elements you used, it would have caused tartaric acid to form
on the barrel." "Thank yon so much," replied the enlight-
ilted adulterator. "You'll lind some on tne barrel next
Concerning Maeterlinck and the tobacco habit a recent
biographer says: "Without the help of tobacco he seemed
incapable of receiving inspiration or crystallizing it in words.
If he has not overcome the need he has outflanked it. Smoking, he noticed, had lost its virtue as a stimulant, aud instead
uf musing the brain In activity, as at lirst, had come to disturb its functions; so now, in lieu of ordinary tobacco, ho
tills his bowl with a denicotinized preparation, tasteless, indeed, but harmless.    His pipe is still always alight when the
Red Satin Evening Wrap
pen is busy, but it is hardly now more than an innocent subterfuge intended to client and so satisfy au irresistible me
chanical craving.*'
.lohn Kiehard Oreen, author of the well known history of
Kngland, was a parish priest in London in 1806. He took a
prominent part iu the work of relief wheu an epidemic killed
many people. Mrs. .1. If. Oreen has left on record a typical
instance; "On oue occasion he found a man dangerously ill
in an upper room. Some big draymen in the street refused
to help the mau downstairs. Oreen thore.ore tried to carry
the man downstairs. His slight frame was unequal to the
efl'ort, und the two fell from tbe top to the bottom of the
stairs together. The man, who was in a state of collapse, was
not injured.''
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WHEN   one  stops  to  think   of  it,
there is nothing more marvelous
in the world than the process of
digestion.   H   is  taking place   all tho
time, too—right inside of us!
We eat certain food-stuffs, and they
form a living human body—flesh, bones,
muscles, nerveB, organs. And all of these
nerves, muscles and organs are capable
of living, moving aud acting upon food
Look, for instance, at that chicken 1
It walks about, picking up seeds and
grains aad worms and what not; and all
this is transformed into eye and comb,
bonk and feathers of multiple shades!
The fish that swims iu the sou lives on
its varied food, ami, in this ease, it is
transformed into scales aud fins and
glassy eyes, which give ono the creeps
to look at it! Ves, it is all very wonderful.
Oue fact of practical importance
must be borne iu mind here. It has
been said that "digestion begins in
the mouth aud ends in the lungs." The
meaning of this is as follows: After the
food has passed into the stomach, ami
is acted upon by its appropriate digestive juices, and after it has passed on
into the intestine, nud is acted upon by
the juices there, it is absorbed into the
blood streum, and carried to the lungs
there tn be mixed with uir.
The oxygen of the air combines with
the particles of food, and renders them
capable of being used by the system.
Until this process has' been * gone
through the food cannot be used by the
body. No mutter how much food we
eat, if it is not mixed with the oxygen
of the air in this fashion the body can
nut use it. (Hence tho great importance
of fresh air after eating).
From this fact we draw the following
important conclusion: That the more
food we eat, the more we should
breathe; and the less food we eat, the
less need we breathe. If the dispropor
tion between the two be great, and be
kept up for months aud years, grave
diseases are bound to follow in consequence,
Until recently it was thought that
digestion wns a comparatively simple
process. The protoids—the muscle
running f Is were, supposedly, quickly acted upon by the gastric juice of
the stomach and absorbed. The fats
and starches went on, and they were acted upon by the various juice's, and ab
sorbed hi turn. It wns all very simple!
Now, however, it is known thut the
process is tar more complex, and that
niauv changes arc passed through be
fore the food i- leally absorbed by the
bo.lv, or ready for forming bo-lily
starches cannot be absorbed bv tli
body AS BUCK. They must first be
converted into a sort of sugar or "gin
cose." This cannot be done in an
acid medium; hence t he necessity ot
chewing all such foods very thoroughly
so that they may lie converted in the
mouth by means of tlie saliva. Protolds
are largely dissolved by the acid, gns
trie juice of the stomach. Fats and
starches complete their digestion in
the bowels. The fats are here made
into a sort of soap -an emulsion—nnd
iu that condition they are absorbed by
the blood, carried to the lungs, ami
finally grubbed up by the hungry tissue-
cells to make live bodily matter.
Most of the changes that are undergone in the process of digestion ate
now understood, and it has beeu found
that they are chiefly chemical in char
actor. The changes und reactions are
numerous and marvelous, but they can
be followed, From the moment when
fond is put iu the mouth until it reaches
the bodily cell as nourishment for it
these changes can be followed und in
large pleasure understood. Hut when
this food materia] is converted into
living mattor—whon it forms the body
—no one cun tell what takes place, nor
nave we rho slightest idea of the changes necessitated in bringing this result,
to pass.
The food Bee ins in some way "vitalized ''—ns though endowed with life
from the living cell, and then thnt it
forms part, of it. But the mechnnism
which brings this to pass cannot bo
comprehended. We are face to face
with the problem, "What is life?" We
may, in truth, eali it "The miracle of
rp HE King of Spain, who went to
X Kngland for the funeral of King
I'Mward, is twenty-four. His Majesty, who is original in all things, is
snid to have had a hand in the manufacture of his face! This sounds a
strange statement, but it came about iu
this wny. When he was a very small
boy, he was found one day by his attendants standing in front of Velasquez's famous picture of Philip IV., of
Spain. The young monarch looked long
and earnestly at his ancestor's portrait,
and then snid: "1 will have a chin like
that." From this instant he set himself
the task of moulding his chin with his
hand into the true Bourbon shape with
the result that today his likeness to
Philip is singularly striking. King Al-
phonso hns a great liking for England,
and some years ago, when the outlook
was very black in Barcelona and other
parts of Spain, and he was asked by
a friend what he would do if he ever
found it nceessury to follow Napoleon
111., and other European sovereigns into
exile, he replied, "I should ut, once go
to Kngland and purchase a farm in some
country district, and try to forget there
was such a place as Spain or any land
that was less peaceful than the one in
which I found myself."
They Must Be This Color If They Are
to Be Preserved
THK up-to-date balloon is yellow, according to a writer ia La Nature
(Paris),   not    because   aeronauts
love this color, but  because it  protects
the  balloon   from  disintegration,    Wo
Tho yellow tint  of all the covers of
modern balloons, dirigible or other who,
has been rcmurl'od upon.   Tl hole.O of
this color has been li-tnie.l not so
much bv Dosthetlc considerations as bv
the fact that it is a capital eon lltlon
of the balloons preservation, l.lout. I
Col. Kspitallier explain* th It- in a i cenl |
number of l.a Technique AoronuiltlqilO. j
The textile fabric tlr.it fl s the enve!
ope of the balloon is covered with a
layer of caoutchouc which insures its
impermeability, but on condition that
the caoutchouc remains unaltered. Now
India-rubber, even when vulcanized, deteriorates rapidly under the action of
violet or ultra-violet rays of the solar
light. It must thus be protected by a
yellow pigment that absorbs the injurious rays.
In Germany, an nnilin dye is considered sullicient; in France, the use of
neutral chroma te of lead is regarded
as necessary, This is easily recognizable from its more brilliant color. The
lead chroma te produces an effect that
lasts longer than that of nnilin colors;
but, ou the otner hand, it must he applied before the last layer of rubber,
and this cannot be vulcanized; this
operation would require the use of heat,
which would destroy thc yellow color
of the chroma to. This inconvenience
is the more serious in that the rubber
deteriorates far more easily when not
vulcanized. The layer concerned, of
ctmr.se, is only the thin one spread over
the external tissue, the cover of the
balloon itself consisting essentially of a
double layer of fabric enclosing an interior one of caoutchouc, which is always carefully vulcanized, Nevertheless, the alteration of the outised layer
has an injurious effect on the whole 'envelope.
In short, our balloons must be yellow; this must be considered as settled;
but we have as yet no really satisfactory yellow pigment, so the aeronauts
are calling loudly for the chemists to
help them.
ONE of the reasons formerly urged
against the existence of living
creatures in the abysses of the
ocean was the supposed absence of oxygen fhere. It was deemed impossible
that any considerable quantity of oxygen could exist at great depths. But discoveries of recent date have shown that
them is no lack of oxygon oven at tbe
greatest depths. The explanation is
that the cold water of the polar regions,
cnarged with tho oxygen from the atmosphere, creeps along the bottom toward the equator from both poles and
thus carries a supply nf oxygon over tbe
whole vast floor of the oceans. The
surface water moves toward the poles,
and so a great system o( circulation exists, Were it not for this world circulation, one authority assures us, it is altogether probable that tho ocean would
iu time b mie too foul to sustain animal life, at least in its higher manifestations, and the sea, the mother of life,
would itself be dead.
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What the Editor has to say.
The great sympathetic strike of the coal miners in tin'
old country is practically at an end and like all such strikes
was and is a failure. The cost to the la holing class lias been
astounding, both in money and suffering. Upward of a quarter of a million of pounds sterling have been lost by the laboring people, to say nothing of the hunger and anguish brought
t ii  uivt*s and children.    Even had   the  unions  won   nil
ml l lie) fought for, it would have been at a fearful cost.  The
1 .sts to the coal operatives has been slight, merely the. loss of
ui.,- market,,    In other lines ol business, having not the slight
est connection with the coal mining industry, many  men anil
linns have been ruined.
This strike shows what is becoming wore and more fl|i*
|,parent: That the strike as a weapon ill tlie hands of the !"■'
lorer is a dismal failure. It is obsolete, just as much so as
t ie war club and the ancient flintlock. The time must soon
come in the civilized world when the law will place the strike
i the category of criminal conspiracy, as it has already placed
tne boycott.
It is up to Mr. J. II. Hawthornethwaite, late socialist
member of the provincial house, to do a little explaining to his
comerades iu socialism. Iu 1004 or '05 he stepped from a munificent position with pick and shovel on the government road
at $2.50 per day, to the provincial house to fight the battles of
his comrades. He retires from the house with the comfortable sum of$ 125,000 in his jeans. This last year he cleaned up
$65,000 on one land deal. Of course, we can but admire the
brain, the business ability that has enabled Mr. Hawthornethwaite to do this, but we fear lest his comrades in socialism,
at least those who are yet delving with the pick and shovel,
may feel that they are entitled to a share of this "unearned
increment." Or does each in his turn expect to become a
member of the house? Anyway, we can now the better ap
the blow lately dealt to (Jomerade Lefeaux.
It looks as though His Mnlesty were determined to put
the fear of the Lord into the heart ot Cousin Wilhelm, the
Kaiser. Great Brittain is building at Clyde Bank a battle
ship the biggest and fastest ever. She will displace 30,000
tons, make .'(0 knots an hour, fire a projectile weighing 2,000
p muds and deliver a broadside of 8  tons.
Light is breaking. There is now hope that tho laboring
class will make some advance toward the amelioration of their
condition, In the great sypathetic strike in the old country,
thi! miners have rejected the advice and leadership uf tlie socialists, and are carrying on their own campaign from the la-
bur point of view. The miners' union of Blltte, U. S. A hnve
kinked the socialists out, hooting the socialist mayor oil' the
street. The mayor and socialists were urging tlie union not to
renew its contract with the mine operators—deliberately trying to stir up trouble. The union is now treating with the
operators as workingmen and not as politicians The city of
Milwaukee, famous for beer, has turned the socialist government down. When the unions shall refuse to he led by the
nose by the politicians, either socialist or other, there is some
hope for the cause of organized labor.
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The Latest and most Up-to-date Sewing
Machine on the market to-day, Sold mi
Easy Terms which places it within the
reach uf all.
JepSOlT  BrOS.,  District Agents
Nanaimo, II ('.
II'. Jl, iDiinn, lineal Jieppcsentalluo
On Little River Rond Five minutes walk
,; from school, postof'liee and store. Ten minutes'
T* v„i.*|j\ from beach. All have a Good Frontage on
* yyvernment road.    Land is Good, surface
Level,'and no*!'*tW'    Pl'ice *40 l,el" ac,'e' Vei'y
easy term.
The Island Realty Co.
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The 'STAR' Cafe
RieHflHUS & J.ABK, Proprietors.
When you want a good choice meal cooked to
the King's taste give us a call     ....
Pilsenep Beer
The product of Pure Malt and
Bohemian Hops
Absolutely no chemicals used
in its manufacture
ottled Beer Supplied to the Trade Only.
esse Best on the Coast ===s
Pilsener Brewing Co.,    Cumberland. B.C.
Are the Best, and Fully Guaranteed.
A full line of Furniture-, Housefurnishings,
Linoleums, Wa lpapers  alway son  hand.
"The Furniture Store"
McPhee Block A.   McKINJMON       Cumberland, B.C
&. ,Sii. Wi. Mcabmtt
Offices: Comox & Courtenay.
Agents for E. & N. Lands,
Comox Diatrict.
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"Leadinp: Tohacco  King."
Better known as
Dealer in Fruits, Candy, Cigars
and Tobacco.
B'ji. Billiard Room in commotion
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Third Ave,, (lunibei'lnnd
5 W-i-V.'. ■rr*r;^7T!;W??
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• 'Or
Dining Room and Bedroom Suites, Sideboards nnd
Centre Tables, Rockers, Morris Chairs,
Beds and Bedding, Stoves, Ranges,
and Heaters, Etc., Etc.
B. F. KRHUSE, Prop.
Sole agent for the Sherlock-Manning Pianos and Organs
;M Grocers  & Bakers |
Dealers In all ,""a" of Qood
Wet Goons
Bra! Bread and Beer in Town
Agents for Pilsener Beer
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Orders may be left at
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Have Your
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Plain Sewing.
Fancy Dressmaking'
Fashionable Tailor
Ladies'and Gents' Tailor-
made Suits. Cleaning
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Phone 52
Candies,   Fruits, Tobaccos  and
—Cigars at—
Por absolute protection write a Policy in
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Liverpool, England. VERY BEST.
i Fruits of all kinds -Best quality
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VVFSI FY  Wil I API)   lToBACCOS of a" strensths-
TT WLL I     TT IL.UHIVU*  , Q,GARa_ The best va..iety of the
Local Agent | choicest flavors.
At Bert Astons
Dunsmuir Ave   : : :   Cumberland
We b*'^ to iid'orni your  patrons
hrongh   your  columns   o
(' the fact tlmt tlie linn of
11 vim Bros. & Voung, of Nanaimo, B.C. are this year
handling the various Overland models <>(' automobiles
in three grades and powers as follows:
. 80H.P. $1,450
35 11.1', $1,850
40 fi.P.   $2,250     F.O.B. Victoria.
The above cars are made in all the latest
models and are the buy of the season at anything like
,the price, with beautiful lilies and design.
We beg to inform Ibe prospective purchasing
public in this line of the fact that we will visit your
district in the near future, and that they will be well
repaid by waiting a very short period to inspect the
Overland and get a demonstration as well,
Agents for tho QVCERI.A9.D
Moccl Auitnnohile.
P. 0. Drawer O
Phone 97
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Ui iriot <<f S'lyward
Take itoHoM thai Beit Itnburti, *f Nu*
VVti8tii)itiBtt)rt B.C , l.iii)lit*ri>i<iH.  intvi>dn
in »})| ly foi pi iiiiii.i-i 'll   lo   |mn:lii»hu  I lit-
fulluwiiiK doflorilied Ui-d*:-
0< tunnel)' U>H Hi a p'mti plnnti'H «?0
utiaiiia N nli of Timb'i Liueuiu N<> 407 HO
thence wi'«i 20 ahniimt thuhoe north 20
diiiim*; thuiKji- wtist 20 olmi"*; Mimihc
nurti. 20 ulmi" ; iliu.ico wt-sf. 20 olnii'n-;
illuliau liurth 40 (li.tiii-; thtftiOf) »»»*' 25
■ tiHiim umru ■ r u-hh tit tlm ahum of D > w
l't«Hniiii Oitlin Oli'iiint'1, hi'i'o,. folluwiiiu
HliMfinn in h IS-'iiih-cuaiutly dirpotioii hi
[tUaa uf ouiiiuiuituuiuuMt, uo uninm 200
Dntod Junuftiy 30'h 1012
E-iu It  Hi btk, ■ ii tint
HAYWAUD r.ASIt lUMTItHT, Dllt'lot cf.Sfty
wind:—Tiiku uutiuu thai Juhn <»-.• 'tjc
HrtHy of O-'Urtetmy, li, C, oouu|Htioii
liituth noor* lutenda tn Hppty for perm in-
«ion to purrhitsti >tu> following donorihed
I-Hi rig; Ctiintnm.olii^ nr >. post, pltntuil m
tit'' N Imnk of 0 run berry lulu, mul ai tint
SB (.oritur ot Timber Limit 80U19 thenue
\V 40 chillis j diu r-a 8 40 uhHiimi thence
K L'Ofhtuiit,: thence NK 10ohniii"to point
ot unnimeiicuiuei't itnd cuittuii.iug Hi)
liorei iu uro cr low,
.IounGeokor r>XKUV
D.tedJan, 14, 1912. Kuuitutld 0-uwitliin
nurd — Tuke notioe that M..rKaret Chi-
auhin of Sandwiuk* B. C., occupation
widow, intends to apply for permission
to purcll bu (he ftilluwingdesoribed liiiH.r*.
Ootmueni-iitig m v post plhitU'd nn tin
nurth balk of Ti< ut lake and about one
mile wait from tho S\V cm liar uf Timber
Limit 37470 thence N 40 chains, thence
VV 40 diiaiuB, thance S 40 chains to tin*
north bank of Trout lake; thence aluiiK
tho i.mth b.uk uf Trout lake K 40 chain*
topnini of cninunMicotiieut ttndciiiitaiiiinjf
100 ttcius uinre ur less.
Margaret Cakwithks
Dated Jan. 11,1012, UugiuaUlCttrwiilH-n
Dlutriot of Saymird.
Tuke notice UiHta«-.orgi) uHlUm Carwtllien, ol
Mmulwick, lu\, uccisimtloii enrpenter, initnn'H tn
ajjply fir pcnuimitotf -<> (iitrcliaae the following
lUucrtutil IiiihIh: - Coiiuneiicing at a post |ilfini(il at
ttu'.s.w. corner of Tiniuer Limit 4-Jt«w. thenue wiwl
Mi i-lmiiw; Ihotioo situlli 40 chains; ili-tu-t- sits) no
ttiuitcs miihIi -20 chains; thnico t'UBt 20 chains:
tliunco north 80 chaina t» po|nl »t Coininouccmeitt.
ami 1 MNiiiiiiiiiii,;m nmn more or less*
Orohob William cakwitiikn
Rcgtuidil Cai'wilhun. (iftont.
Dot ci) January 18th, toil
ni.sLi'U'U-f .Myi.iii.l
Take notion tlmt lluitrv Lndnr Carwithen, of
Siiuilwifk, B.C., ncutiuatfaii faraier. Inton.ils to apply for pomiJ8»tun t" piirt'tiase ths fniinwhiK (leu-
urlbeit limits;—Contmuncliig nt a jxmi iilaini'il at
tho N.w. cornor of Tinihor Limit 1053. tliuhcunorth
80 cliahis; tlionce eaat 00 chains; ihunco south 80
1 h;iiti>; tlionce wlmL fKJ ('11111111 tu point of cuininiaii'tf
im-iii, ami containing 480 acres mora or Icm-.,
iiKMtr Luiibr Carwithen
lU'glnulil (.mrwilliun, HRi'til.
Dated .January Ulh, 11113,
Dim Hut of siiy,vuril
Take notice that Ai.iuku .Ioii> Cahwithkn of
Santlwiuk, il.e,, occv|tation fanner, hilvtiils 10 aui
ply inr ptiniilssion to puvchase the foUftWlftg ilW'
crtlioct lamia:—Cotnipunoltuj -»v a i"-i piaotuil at
the N.l-'. '-o.i'^o'r nfTftttlwr |*iioii-i07T<t, ttieiicsttcr li
■jitvlt-ijiii.;uitiituowesl lOchattis; thonco north 40
oiialnsiUituicewwtiiOchains; thence south Q0 chains
tlionce easl 'lu chains; tliuuce south iu ulmitis;
tiiotio bast 40 chains to point of commencement,
anil containing iUOacros mora or loss,
Ai.nu.11 John ('AnwitRfy.
Keol^m t'arwithen. agent,
Doted 4uiuejfv uuli, Rtiii.'
limiilrl nf Snjwitiiil.
Tako nottou that Mil I ml Manly, of Com t ensy, It.
0., occupation marrloil woman, Intends tp ftji|dy
for omuilw-ioti to piircliase Mn' foltawliifi dosonhid
latidxi   li'imni'ivion iit a pi.-H plmui'ilat ihe N.K
coftiier ol Timber Limit BOflll, theiieo imilh 80
ciialns|thou«,o east 40 chains; thence imrlh 80 chains
llioncowosj 40 chains to point of commeiiuemont,
und containing 880 acres more or less,
Resfiiivld Carwlllion, agent.
Dated January 14th, ten
SAYW.Wtn. i,.vMi ItlWIIICT
IHHlrii-1 of Snywiird
IHiko notice thai Herhorl llowarth Dates, of Lj
Lliam, Ktig., occit|.atloii gontloman, Intends to anply
fur normlssion tu purchaso the following describe l
lands;—Commencing ut a post plont.nl nn the north
lunik of Trout Lake* tidal UibH W corner of Tim-
Iter Linni H7470, thence north !0chains; Mw-ww ww*t
SO chains; thottce south ty IjUe Ivittk of said Trout
tiiku !0'jtiftiitu; tttecce along lunik of naiil Tiont
irtkeewtt 80 chains, to point of commencement,
uml containing 100 acres more or lens.
llERlimiT llnwAHTii Bates
iiiited .fan. 11th, 1012.    Reginald Carwithen agent
HisliTCt of Sayward
Talte notice that Louisa Marion Woodcock, of
London, Bug., oreupatiun slaglo woman, intends to
apply for pemuUHion to purchase the following ile-
acrlhod liiiidt-:—Commencing al a post planted on
the north bai k uf Tmut Lake, and U
milt's weBt from the S W ourner of Tim-
bur fJinit 3'(4V0, thence north 80 ohttins;
ihuncH wi?Bt HOuliiitna; thence south B0
chains; thence east 80 chains to point ot
coiiimoiiceiiiant, and containing 040 .u.re.*
uioroorlcBs.   Louira Marion Woodcock
Reginald Carwitlion, agont
Dated January Uth, 1912.
'  ■      -' - "^mmmmm■ ,L    _ j. .jmmmmmmm.
Baywtid L-tnd Dlutriot.
Diatriu' nf Styward
Tako notioe thai Georye Robert lt'»ie«
ofCurt.iHj, B U , occupation veal estate
auant, in tend-1 to apply for permisssion to
puiohftsu the fi'llnwnijido-ciilvd -ands:—
Goiuinetioiim at a p..»i planted at 'he B,
B. burner of Timber Limit 40775; thence
north   80  ohulnsj thenoe east 40 chains;
then on suuih flO oliaius; thencti   vteut 20
chains; Ihatiou south  20  chains: thence
wuBt 20 uhaius- to pint of oommenue*
ment, outitalnini1 .'KM acrtB niore or lu»>,.
(•KoltllK Kuiirrt Batub
Reginald Ctrwitlien, ageii'.
I)»tud j.u. 18Uii 1912,
Styward Land District
Distliot of Sivwaid
Tako not id   that L >uisa Sophia Ba'es,
of Sandwick* B.C, uouuptithtiit   married
woman, int imiIk tu apply  for  ptirni'suion
to purchase tin follow ing dosort bed lands:
(Jiniiint'iic tip;at a post, planted at the N.
K.  onrtier Timber Limit 40776, thence
north 80 chain*; thonco east 20 chains;
thence south 80 chains; thenoe  wost 2<i
chains to puini of  com mat cum out,  ami
c iiitaining Mill .croK more or less.
Ito/uiaM Oarwiiheil, agei't.
l»ated Jtimar> l.kh, 1!»12.
Hayward Land District.
Distrii-t of Say wa. ds
Take notice that R ginald Carwithen,
of Sandwick, B 0 ,1 ecu pat ion, fanner,
intends to apply fur pe* mission to pur-
chase the fullnwitltf dest.ribed lands:—
C'immeiicing at a post planted at the N,
E, cnnior 1 f Timber Limit 40776, thence
north 80 chains; thence wesi Hi chaina;
thenoe south 80 chains; thence east 80
chains to point of commencement, aud
containing 0i0.,cnta more or less,
UkoiNALU Cakwithks
Dated January Wrh, 1012
Sayward Land Diatrict
District nf Sayward
Take nofcioo that OhiUtlan Carwithen,
of Sandwick, B.C., oooupttion carpenter,
intuiids to apply fur ponnissiuii tu pur*
i-h'tsH the following described landa:-
Oummeocing at a post planted at the S
W, corner of P.R, 2800, thence north
20 chains; thecco wo t 80 chains; thence
a ut 20 chains; thenoe east 80 chains t<
point of commencement mid eontainhu
100 acres more ur less.
Christian Carwithks
Reyinaltl Carwithen, agont
D.tted January 13th, 1912.
SAYWARD land district.
District uf S-tyw.yd.
Tako notice thai Margaret. Bluhm Car
wilhen of Sandwick, B. (!., uccupatiot'
sii gin woman, in'euds to apply fur permission tu purchase the following de
scribed lands:— Commencing at a post
planted at the most southerly end of
Cranberry lake, thane E80chains; thence
8 80 chains; thence VV 40 chains; thenoe
along the boundary of Lot DO, Sayward
Diatrict, in a general north and west di
notion, to a point due south of the. p* int
of oommet cement, thence due north to
the point of commencement and containing 6tiQ acres more or less.
Makoauet Bl.-hm Carwithen
Dated Jan. 14, 1912. Reginald Carwithen
A, ent.
'iid.—.Toke notice that Edith Wilson
of Lythain: Eng., occupation man in
w. m.n, intends tn apply for permission
o purchase the following described lands
Commencing at a p>sr planted aboul
one*half mile £ frnm south hank ol
I'roui, \nkv and abi'iu one mile sonih
from the must northerly end of Tieiit
like, thence south 80 chains thence K
40 chains, thence N 80 chains, thence VV
40 chains to point of ccinniencuinen'
ind continuing 1120 seres more or less.
D.ited Jan. 11, 1012. Reginald Cai
witheu, Agent*
RAVWARH land DISTRICT, District of Say*
ward. —T.ke notice (hat Edith Licet
Bates ut Ljthain, Eng., occupation widow*, intends) to apply for permission tu
purchase the following de<oribeil lands —
C uiiiieticihg at a post planted on tin
south bftik of Tmut lakoagd nbout 1*
mtles from the m> st northerly end of said
•ade, thence E 80 chains, thence N 4tl
chains, thenoe south along hank of sai>
ak>' 8u uhains to point uf cummenceuien
alld containing 80 acrea more or less.
Edith Lacby Bates
Dated Jan. ll,1012.Ueginuld Carwithen
SAYWARD JsMtJi DISTRICT, District of Say
ward —Take notice that Harrier. Jane
Bainbridge of London, England, occupa
tion single woman, intends to apply foi
permission to purchase thu following described lands- Commonoing at a post
planledonthe N bank of Trout lake and
about one mile from the most southerly
end of said lake thence along the bank ol
Baid lake southerly 80 chains, teence N W
80 chains, thence E 40 chains to point til
commencement, and containing 100 uoie>
more or less.
Harriet Une Bainbridgk
Dated Jan. U,21,1012,tteg.nald Carwithen, Agent.
II. Mali
Decorator, Paperhanger
AU Work  Promptly
... AUoiuied lu..
Residence, Penrith Avenue
£. w Jl ss^'iv x<*>' v
ed Stft
! [ORSESand
da thomas "11 T. WHELAN,  Proprietor
Ileprtijaiitliw TlinOca. A.  Flelolwr On,, "'"   IS
N.1HH111H., B.O ,      ,, , ,i ,. „
Mora left ut T E.Bntn'a Slum pr mptly
E. W. BIGKLE    SUrlilfulj  ululiU
Notary Public, Oonveyanoer. Elc.
District n'gent l'|i8 Mutual Lift) Aaturauo
Cuipntiy 1 f Cmsulu.
Fin. IiiBurHi.cu. Aocomtts enllootrd
KOUSALK-H.,„,,.,&, ,», p|.j0, JflOO
KGR 8ALE-H0U8O,  7  rooniB,   Piicc,
$1 (WO 00. 'lY.rius rush
Nuwhnuae,   iucluainf,   t,,v„   full-aiz .1
'ni». price 81200
H..UB.- in cm.trn nf oily, prloo J12D0c»sli
Apply, E. W. BIOKLE.
Change advertisements for
Saturday mornings issue musl
be in this office not later than
10 a. m. mi Thursday.
M'H. Sittium will give lessnnis r.n tin:
piano at tier hnuse in jurusalem, formurly
ustncil by Mr. Jnme»,Stewart, .u and
sftnr .Vlrtlnlay, M.ncll 4tli—until tltfili in
O.nip as usual.
Hut Oh,you Meat Pisl ' At. thuCuni-
linrland Cafo.    The heal  in town, Tin1
place where Homo made bread is sold
Third St,  cS; Pearith Avenue
All liind<or hauling done
First-class Rigs for Hire
Livery and team work promptlj
attended to
For The
== HOTEL ==
■The finest hotel in the city.
For Auto mul
Gas Engine Supplies
Mm M :   fo
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DiBtrlot Agont for the
Rusfiel, EM.F. 30 Flanders 20
and McLaug-hlin-Buick automobiles
Fairbanks-Morse   Stationary   and   Marine    Engines,
Oliver Typewriters, Moore's Lights, and Cleveland,
Brantford/, Massey-Hiirris und Ft rfeel bicycles
Phone 18 CUMBERLAND, B.O.   |
Hueg Chong & Ox,
Branch Store from CHARLIE SING CIIONG Co.
Hardware of all kind?.
Boots and Shoes, at Lowe3t Prices
No.   7   MINE
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That Reminds Ne
I'KOMl'TI.Y    Cl'llED    BY
Mrs. J. H- Flock, of London, Ont,
for years received the best medical
mention thut Canada afforded.
Her husband was a prominent physician, yc! his skill and that of hli
colleagues, waa of no aval] in helping
Mrs. Flock.
She writes, "I was a constant martyr to Stomach Weakness all my Ufa
and no physician could cure me, but
T'rult-a-tlves' gave me entire relief
snd I cordially recommend this famous fruit medicine to the public."
"Frult-a-tlves" corrects all disorders of digestion, and Is a positive
and speedy cure for Indigestion, Oya*
pepslu and Constipation.
••rrult-a-tlves" are sold by all dealers at 50c a box, 6 for J2.50, or trial
box, 25c, or may be obtained frona
Frult-a-tlves,   Limited,   Ottawa.
md College ssssssr
ICIENCE (Including Bo<ina>arkg)
Tk« Aft* ootvM may bs takaa wkk.
sat atts-sdaasss, Ut stadsnto -l-airi-sf
jagradaaas aaaat attaad oa< ssasiata.
flare wan 1517 staaWa ngblafJ
Paw CaltaeWa, wiita taa Rafiatrai.
B. A.
Spavin Cure
UftbltMltif Uifuniirrntrd stockmtn. lu tin put
40 yean, Kflndtll ■ Spavin Cun <uu ]ll*n,lij* mtmI
Billion* of dollars for horse owner*.
It li Uit un« rf iiKily tbat ran alwa y. h* i|*jp*n<lrrl
Upon to ibiollltBly cut-* S|.avin, HUiglxiut, Curt.,
IpUnt, Swtllinti nml Umt-iii-w*,
Smr blister*, wart ut turna tht Uit *hii«.
Aa fowl f. r man m fur Wait.
Kiv-i Kendall's, almiyt hand*, fl. a botUe—
6f»r a.'.. sVbrji y hi buy at yoiir dralT'i, gel cnpjf
itt ...it book "A irnatl-it Un The IJorM"—it'l IYm
•—or vrnlt in h
•Ll. J. KENDALL CO.. Eonkirf rills, V
AT tin- Ol.l (iuard bmiqiiet at Pol-
monieo's a guest told an Instruc*
i [ve story about stimiiiot* vnca-
tions. "I 9iiid t*. a man tlio otlior tiny"
he began, " ' Well, arc you going to
send your wife to the seashore agaiu
this summer?' 'No, sir; I'm nut,' snid
lie 'I can't afford it.' 'lint your wife's
no eeotiomienl,'  I  objected.    - Vim told
me Mint   sin-  s| t   vory  little nr the
Bhore Inst year.' 'Yes, I know,' snid
be; "lint, home alone, I spend ovor n
hundred a week,' ''
ItS. HENPECK: "You're kinder to
dumb animals iliaii yuu are to
rlonpeck; "Well, you try being dumb
' and you'll see liow kind I'll be.1'
ANO now, ladies," concluded the lecturer on woman's rights to her
downtrodden Bisters, "1 am ready
, to answer any questions."
"Would yuu mind tolling us," ventured one fair auditor, "where you got
thnt perfect dream oi n hatf"
IJAKlKiN   mo,"   said   the  lady   on   a
marketing   expedition,   "but   are
these eggs fresh hiidf"
"Absolutely,   madam."   replied   the
grocer, promptly. "The tanner I pur-
Chased! those eggs from won't allow his
■ hens to lay them any other way,"
W I I.I.IK: "Say, pa, won! i* « hypo,
Pit:  "A  hypocrite, my son,
ii» :i man who publicly thanks Provl*
donee (or liis biiccobb, then gets mad
j pvery ti  anybody lusinoatos that bo
Isn't mainly responsible Cor ii him*
ANVWAY," snapped Mrs. Nnggsb.r,
who was netting the short end of
I In* argument, "my judgmeul  Is
bottor than yours.11
"I'm sure it is, my dour,11 replied
Mtiggsby, calmly, "Our olioleo o( Me
ootntmnlous supplies all the proof you
ui'i'.l to bark up thai assertion."
A FRENCHMAN attended a Bums
oelobratlon,   Al the end of the
jollification it friend asked him
if he had onjoyed himself. "Why,"
said lie, with the chnrnetorlstlo French
shrug ami upturned hands, "it was
magnificent. Tho hnggls was good.
the whisky was very good, tho sluglng
was good, bill who was Mr. Auld Long-
syiie.'    Was lie a Scottish chief?"
rpilK aeroplane, making a twelve-hour
J_     joiirncv   from   London   to   Hong-
Kong,' had   got-   Into   difficulties
among the stars.   Something apparently
wus Wl g with the engine, for the ens-
tomarv comet-like speed of the airship
hud   suddenly   considerably   slackened,
"Good heavens!" cried the skipper.
"We shall l.e half a second late! What
makes her go so slow?"
"Why, sir," replied the engineer,
"vre'ra pnssin1 through the Milky Way,
aa'  the  propeller's  full  o'  butter!"
HK   was   unaccustomed   to   public
speaking, njtd consulted au oratorical friend us to how ho should
proceed ill proposing the toast of a distinguished   lailv  visitor nt  a   function
for which he iind been commandeered.
•Oh, lit- quite brief," said his friend.
"Vou might mention her being a model
of  all   the   virtues   ami   that   sort   of
thin..; but the less vou say the better."
And this is what he said: "Gentlemen, I propose to you the toast of mir
"nest; von know thev say she's a model
of all the virtues, but the less we.say
about tlml the bottcrl "
•   •    •
WI1KN   Kitchener and Oouorul Botha,    the    Boer    eoiiimaml.-r in
chief, were discussing terms of
pence   there   were   sevcrul   fruitless   ill
torviews  before  ll   working I'nsis was
ngreed   upon-    Al   il ml  of one of
these discissions Botha got up and re
marked,   "Well,   I'm   afraid   I   really
must,   be   oil'. I'here's   no   hurry,"
Kitchener answered pleasantly. "Vou
haven't II train to catch, yon know."
"But that's just what I have." was
Botha's reply. Xexl morning tho,chief
of stall' reported a successful Boer raiil
on a British armored train on the llola-
goo line, only a few miles off. Botha had
caught thnt train!
•PIIK benevolent-looking old gentle-
J. mail stopped at the sight of the
two similar looking infants in a
"pram" in the purk, and said in a
pleasant voice to the girl in attendance:
"Ah! Twins?"
"Ves. sir," replied  the girl; "both
"Sn?" sail the old gentleman. " How
do vou tell them apart? Which is
"This one," sold the nurse pointing,
"is this, and thnt one is that.11
"Hear me," said the old gentleman,
'how very interesting! But," he added indicating the second one, "might
uot  this one be this also?"
"It might," said the girl after a
short pltuse; "then, of course, that one
would be I hat."
DIXON felt ill one night, nnd the
doctor told him to take pills. He
went  lo bed. and left  the pills ou
Ihe bur i:  forgot  to take them.    Ile
iwol.e iu Uie middle of the night ami
felt nwfnllv queer; then he though! of
Ihe pills. ' ll was vory .lark and he
•ouldn'l llml a mutch, so he went feel
ing round, lie found them, and took
them in one swallow,
Sackett Plaster Board
The Empire Brands of Wall Plaster
The Manitoba Gypsum Co., Limited
When he awoke next morning he hap
pound t" look on the bureau, nml, instead of taking the pills, he had swallowed tour foHwr buttons. He wus
afraid to move for tear he'd get the
cholera, ile went to the doetor and
told him about it; aud he said:
"On, that's all right; you go home
and   swallow   some   button*holes   aud
yank them up again."
*    •   *
THEY had "tiffed" a little, and were
listening to the band in tho park
without, t'or the time being, paying much uttention to each other, she
and her escort,
Presently a much engrossed couple
passed and took a sent near by.
Thinking io tease her, and Indicating
tlie lady witu a glance, ''What a perfect profile," whispered he. "Beautiful,
delicate Hi tie upturned nose, small
mouth, deep, pretty eyes. Don't you
think  her beautit'ul'?"
'' Fairly,' * returned she, seeing his
drift, aud determining to outdo < him,
"but not hall' so much so as the man
she is with. Isn't he the handsomest
chap you ever sawt Look at his color,
his moustache, his wavy luxuriant hair.
So many men are buhl nowadays, or going bald. 1 do love to see a man with
a really line head of hair."
"Vou kuow," lie rejoined, reproach
fully, " it always makes me sore to
speak of people getting bald* ami you
know  why."
"Will yi.u cut out the pretty profile,
i f I wlthd ra w t he bu Id head f'' sue
"Ves," snid he,
".All right," said she.
And they made a fresh start.
TWO ladies, strangers to each other.
simultaneously boarded a Pulton
Street trolley ear. Presently uue
of them signaled the conductor that she
desired to alight at 11 try t Street. The
otlier wished to alight at Clinton Street.
"Ladies," quoth the knight of the
strap, fresh from the Kmerald Isle, "be
jabers ye/, come mi together us' be*
gorru yei-'ll  lave together."
MODEST MOGGS was returning to
the clubhouse when Wilson met
hltn, "Well, how did you get on
today?" queried Wilson. "I never saw
better golf," said Moggs. "My opponent got away every drive, he hit
every brussey clean, he approached up
to the hole' perfectly, and he never
missed :i putt." "How much were you
beaten by.'" "Ileaten! 1 wasn't beat-
on.    I  wnti!
With the Horses
T is the opinion of Gilbert Thoiup-
kius, agent for the Boston Work
Horse Association, that the motor
wagon will never completely tuke the
place of the work horse. This state
ment is sent out by the Boston Association following u thorough investigation
bv Agent Thoiupkins, who gathered his
'information in New York and other
large cities, ns well as iu Boston. Many
dealers in commercial cars and automobiles were interviewed and particular
attention was given to finding out the
real feeling of those who wore using
such cars or had already tried I hem.
The conclusion reached is that the
motor cannot compete with tin1 horse
in the short haul delivery work and
trucking of the -bity; bat in the longdistance service of suburban uud outlying delivery the machines are more
oflicient and economical than horses can
ever be.
One tliinp is clear, and that is that
the increased use of motors is not going to benefit the horse that most needs
to be benefited. Only rich concerns can
afford to substitute motors for horses,
and such concerns usually treat tlieir
horses well. The over-worked,  lei-
fed liorse will still be with ns, nunc
What may, and workhorse parade and
humane societies should not relax their
efforts in his behalf. -Many horses arc
working today thnt should not be allowed to put iu harness; but the supply of
even fairly usable secondhand horses
is far below the demand, ami prices for
all kinds of horses nre very high.
Under normal business conditions,
there seems to be no possibility for
years to come of the supply of horses
•quiilling the legitimate demand. <>w
ing to the capital required and to other
•uitHOH mentioned in this report, the
commercial ears cannot begin to displace enough horses to allow for the
natural Increase in tlieir use. The demand for farm products alone will keep
countless horses in the country that
would otherwise be available for the
low-priced delivery and peddling out
tits of the cities and towns,
The extermination of the horse in
business use has been prophesied at intervals since the first railroad.   It s i
ed rensonflbly near when cable mads
and trolley lines began displacing the
street enr horses. At that periods one
blow after another seemed to fall on
the horse's chances for continued use
fulness. The boom iu trotting slock in
the 'eighties was followed by nn inevitable over-production, on top of which
came the panic of "!.::, Then the bicycle
fad was added to these other eauses of
lowered prices, of which oi f iInmost far-reaching was the alter lack of
any demand for horses for agricultural
(ISO,  for   farm   produce WUS then  selling
below any reasonable cosl of production. In those days horses really were a
drug on the market.
But ns im- country began to prosper
again values slowly crept up. iu spite of
cable .-ins, trolleys, bicycles, the shadow
of  tl utomobile  and   Ihe  threat   of
the commercial car. Ami even with tlie
increasing numbers shown by the Government reports, horses' of'all usable
grades aie higher iu price today nnd
harder to get thnn ever before.
t   »   «.
tint at Palatine, 111., where Charley
Dean is putting his usual small army
of trotters ami pacers through the
spring curriculum, uo horse is attracting more attention among the visitors
thnn The Broncho, 2,00%, the queen of
paring mares. Literally, she looks good
enough to eat—nad she is taking her
work, thus far, in lite most flattering
fashion, appearing to be as sound as if
Rallma BrMurlM Im lUmc4y. Trr
Murln* For Your ■»• JTrouWifc to*
Win Like Murlot. ft •ootbta. He At
Vour Drugslsu. Write For By* Books.
FrM.   MuiTm Km Run-iair Co.. Toronto.
t*he had never experienced the lameness
that has now kept her off the turf for
three successive years.
It will be remembered that it was in
September, 1006, shortly after she had
lowered the unpuced record t'or mures
to -.UU:H, aod the world's record t'or
three heats iu a race by a harness horse
to J.O.'i. 2.03H, and L'.0l!:}i, thut uhe
broke down; this occurrence taking
place at La Salle, 111., whero sho had
been shipped for thu purpose of attacking the world's record over a half-mile
track. The event came very unexpectedly, and uever since that unlueky duy
has she been able to face the starter.
In a short time afterward she was,
to tilt intents and purposes, sound once
more, but in the spring of 1007 she turned up lame before her strong work had
Opened, so she was bred to the pacing
stallion Willie Benton, 2.0B&, and retired.
In 1908 she fouled a tine bay colt by
thut sire, and, appearing sound, wus put
at work in the full and given consider
able training, which she seemed to take
very nicely.
While sue wus brought down us far
in her work as a mile in 8,03, and iu
brushes could show all her old-time
speed, at the same time she also, while
B110 -lid not show a recurrence of hei
former Innieness, began to act "crimpy" that it was thought best to go no
furl her wilh her, but give her oue more
winter's rest and then try her for the
last lliuil time this year.
It now looks as if the wonderful little
Illinois, bred Hying machine might
eventually make good, too. I lean's
hopes for'her are higher than Ihey have
been at any time since she went wrong,
ami he is uow bending his energies to
getting her ready to ship to Winnipeg
for the big meeting there early in July.
The mure has been owned for three
years past by a citizen of the Western
Canada metropolis, K, .1. liochon, but iu
all that time has uever been out of
Bean's bands or across the border. Mr.
Rochoil is now anxious for her appear
uuce in what is her home town—although she has never seen it—and arrangements have been made for her
appearance at the ICxhibitiou ou Citizens' Bay—not in u race, but an exhibition mile, to lower her own, the track
and the world's mile over a half-mile
track. Thus it will be seen that The
Branch comes back in th" racing game
just where she left it, us it was prior lo
this very test that she first went lame.
It was at Cleveland, iu August, 1000,
I hat The Broncho paced her three consecutive heats in 2.113, L'.o:,-/, and 2.03%,
lowering a world's record which Star
Pointer had held for a decade, lu the
three season's which have since passed
ihe little mare's achievement has never
beeu surpassed.
After her appearance in Winnipeg,
duly Bt, The Broncho will be returned
to Dean's stable and prepared to race
iu the Great Western Circuit later on.
EKXKST   CAWCROFT,    writing  in
the Book-Keeper, of Detroit, for
Jui.e,    discusses    the    industrial
future of l.'atiada.    In the course of his
article-—the leading article of tlie m'.g-
ny.ine, by the way—he says:
' 'The Industrial present of the Dominion of Canada is a fact; its Industrial future is assured. Canada has a
larger area than the United Slntosj and
as the population and development of
Canada are now somewhat parallel to
the growth of the United States in the
day:' when Alex-imler Hamilton and llii
iniM-dialo successtrs weie Founding the
fiscal system which has triumphed in
the Fedoralism of Roosevelt ami Taft,
it is iuteresiiug lo contemplate, both iu
its economic aspects ami as a study ir.
historical evolution, the industrial future of the Nation of the North. Today Kngland aud Germany are fighting
for tlie same markets; and iu view of
the fact that the period is approaching
when Canada will be a competitor ot
the United States in the West Indies
and South America, the prospective
growth of Canadian Industrialism is a
pertinent  subject  for consideration.'
"Jc.lferson foresaw the United siales
as a vast agriculaturul empire, but did
not allow t'or the marvels* worked by
the inventor. Stephenson sounded the
death knell of the Jefferson agricultural
empire and paved the way for the Ham*|
iltonian system of pr-oteeted manufacturing cities when ho invented the
steam engine. Why is that an evident
fact? Rer-niise tbe modem railroad is
too costly an Investment, and too ex-
pensive Irom an operative standpoint,
not to enjoy the necessity of what is
known iu railway circles us the "return
haul." In otlier words, no railroad
can afford to carry agricultural products
from the farms to the cities. If it did,
the expense of moving the freight curs
both ways would be absorbed from the
farm products. Thus the necessity of a
"return haul" forces the development
of industrial cities. This is what occurred iu Ihe United Statos between 1880
nnd 1ST.i; this is just what is destined
to occur iu Canada between the present
day nud the middle of the Twentieth
THK Japanese police havo an uasiei
time than tlieir coufreres in Europe, Crime in the land of the
clirysuntliemum is almost limited lo
theft ami tragedies, or serious cases of
bodily harm resulting from street
brawls. It is next to impossible, the
chief of the Tokio police snys, fur a
murder to be committed without someone hearing of It at the moment, This
Is due to the fact that the houses are
composed of paper ami bamboo, so uny
noise in n house occasioned by robh.-rs
or nssiisins would not fail to attract the
til tent if mi of  neighbors.
T»mr   Urna-mlal   Will   Toll   Yoa
Murln* Kytt Kiui.edy n«lleveit tforc* Byto,
Btranftbcns W-*uk Eye*. Dntuin't Smart,
floothea Eye rum, And Hells (or 50c. Try
Murine In Tour Kvvn and in Baby's
■jof for Scaly Eyelids and Oranulatloo.
VARICOSE VEINS, Varlco-sltles-etc
pumuuly rniiwwimid wentiuaUy oprea by;
■itfg« St., w. Springfield,.
1..H* KftYkiwifH.
., inffend jo ycari
A mild, Mfe, Anti-mil.*-* uiiiiiwin
iuayi. pain.. St-OfiS Jl "
u en*
......  ........  .-.. Cyiti
and fatly huncliei. (?iirei«ralnitnd»priini. SUD-toa*.
vmit wi-rk nnd koIhk to bed. iiuteadofdolngMhenMa
AliHOmilNK, ,IB.. andmsmontluv tune the tore*
nMi»nd iwelllnit bad tli diuppeared and tie wai en*
i2.oiM2oi..lwitlP»tdrogfri«UiirrteU¥eml. llooitlPKiea*
W. F. YOUNG, P. 0. F., 210Tomplo St., Sprlntfl.ld. Mitt
tVsUNa- Md., Nmlrral, CuailUe iffMi.
11m ft.rnl-.hi-4 hj fUHTI*  HULK * ttYKHK CO., WlMl|wf i
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Itu-ji -mi* IIRNUKMBOS IIKOH, CO.. U4„ ludsw,
You will find relief in Zam-Buk I
It tain the burning, stinging
pain, stops bleeding and brings
ease. Perseverance, with Zam-
Buk, means cure. Why not prove
this ?   **"• Untwists ont Stores.—
am buk
row ***1-'- »"'v"v'i-H sorTtT*
Veteran Scrip
Farm Loans
Wo will accept s first mortgage on
Improved farm land sad sell you
Veteran Scrip ia this way at regular cosh price. Write today lor
loan application.
Dr.Martel's Female Pills
PreeoriU'd ami m mnim-iulul for woinen'a al/
menu, « eoleiulfl.-all}' prei-ared remedy o! proven
worth. The remilt Irom their uae U quick aod
permanent.   For Kate ht ell .Inn- atorei,
144 Princess St., Winnipeg
VOL. 1
No. 36
A Case of Blind Faith
Kormor President Putton- ot Princeton University, ,,"*,«' dollvoreil a Bonnon on "Faith."
Hi- Hpoko ot' iln' Miml ii.ii li of tbo client wuo pit La himself nt tin1 morcy of a lawyer in preparing nn oction for trial, and the confldenco of the sick ia entrusting themselves to the physician.
"A fast' of Mind laitli,'' said tho clergyman. "Tlio doctor wrltos out a proseription,
Oftenor than not you can not read it; you don't know whnt ii i*-. Ifo tell-' vou to toko it.
•Vuiiis nut in reason why. yours but to do and die.'
And he didn't, realize why the congregation smiled.
Are vou in the position of Unit hypothetical pnttentf
. Hn yuu satuitor Into tho store and casually as!* for a cigar, without specifying any particular brand?
Do you let the salesman make your choice for y  and smoke it blindly, Indifferently)
satisfied so long as it keeps alight?
If yon do, then, yours is it fuse of blind faith—"yours but to do, and tiie.''
Why not brace up and take an interest ia your smoking, just as you do in your business?
Hxntnliie the cigars t'or yourself, test, the different varieties.   Smoke one or two of each
.nol compare them carefully.
By Die time you have come to a' decision as to which is the best, you will have begun
to otijoy your smoking.    It will no longer bo simply a matter of course, an act of routine
Vou will sit up and take notice when you are about to buy a cigar. You will smoke it
carefully, through to the end, and your concluding whiff will give you as great satisfaction as
The first.
Why are we so sure as to the results? Because
it will be the BUCK-EYE you will be smoking,
OF course, everybody is talking about sleeves. As a mutter of fact, there is such a variety that a wido choice
ia possible. Coat sleeves, especially for tho strictly
tailored models, remain small and full length, only slightly
fiiHod into tho nrm'soye. For tho Moujlk or Russian cos-
time tho slcove is fuller and more varied in cut, but the fulness is rather between the elbow and the wrist than nt the
arm'e-eye, whero tho contour of tho shoulder is preserved.
The strictly tailored sleeve is seldom seen on tho Russian
eonfc tr blouse, for it is not nt nil in keeping.
nnd oven grotesquoly arranged, accentuated by the white
powdored faces nud vivid scarlet lips which tho American
woman now copies from hor Freueh sister. Ia uenrly every
caso, the coitturo is kept small and little, if any, padding
is worn* tho hair wrapping the head and bringing out a clear-
cut contour. If any building is done, it is at the back of tho
Many of the younger women ore wearing folds of satin,
velvet or gold, or silver gauze twisted in tho hnir. Several
young girls, whom I noticed at a vory smart First Night recently, woro folds of satin the samo color as their gowns
wound round tho head closoly, quito covering the hair. A
delicato chain, fashioned out of twisted silver or gold gauze
ribbon, is also a noticeable coiffnro ornament.
As tho coitturo is now a really important part of tho genera) costume, there is apparently no end to the wonderful
cuitVure ornaments worn. -Narrow gold Oreek bands, jeweled
ur ornamented iu high relief gold embroidery, are very smart.
It is likewise modish to carry a chatelaine with an evening
frock, and these are now made to match the headdress ornaments and other jowelry.
Nearly every gowu one sees un those occasions, whether
it be of satin, crepe, or one of the countless supple materials
that are now worn, is draped in some way. Some ure caught
up in tho back with a motif nf lace, or galloon, or metallic
cabochon; others are draped under a tunic of chiffon or othor
transparent fabric, or are caught iu around the feet with a
band of trimming, But all are draped, and it looks as if
tho tunic in its many modifications had also come to stay.
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Many gauze Liberty scarfs aro worn to match the gowu
in color, trimmed with marabout. They nre vory wide, and
exquisite in texture .uid sheen.
Every other gown one sees at tho play is of satin, and
thero are many of them veiled with a tunic of chiffon or
fine net. A lovely frock was of black and white striped
satin, covered with narrow silver galloon. Soma of the
tunics nro draped, but ofteuer it is tho undordress thnt is
driiped, while the tunic falls over the shimmering satin in
straight lines, One notices also that many of tho gowns
show the trimming placed on the satin underdross to gleam
through tho tunic.
Embroidered Chiffon and Satin Gown
Pretty sleeves of three-quarter length and even half
length arc noticeable on tho new foulard and pongee frocks,
s« that it is apparent that we are uot to be encased in the
Tory long tight sleeves of lust season. The suppleness of the
now fabrics makes possible many charming effects in shir-
rieigH, cordiugs, tuckiugs aud the like, aud as iu the Kussiun
continues, the fulness is more marked below the elbow. Hut
thero is this difference, thut iu these fabrics there is also a
fulness ut the top of the sleeve, especially where a transparent material is used over a tight-fitting underslecve.
Our Paris correspondent has this to say in a late letter
which comes to hand just as this is being written: "Sleeves
are for tho most part invisibly put into the annliole, und appear as if in one with the bodice, the fullness being dissimulated by tiny gores, and tho joining concealed by embroidery.
The elbow sleeve will have its innings in llie present season
as it is both practical and elegant.
"With the advent of the new models, many fancy sleeves
copied from old paintings will make their appearance, sleeves
with shoulder and elbow puffs, others rather full gathered
and stS-aight, and ethers still with tiny tops and full lower
portions coming from the elbow und gathered into a wrist
band. Metallic tulle veiled with black net or chiffon makes
pretty and becoming sleeves."
This recalls to mind an odd dream that 1 had just before
receiving this information, I dreamed that 1 was taken to a
very exclusive model house aud there shewn the latest frocks
that were Indeed wonderfully like the costumes shown in
paintings of olden times, with long pointed bodices mid
draped, berufiled uverskirts. Hut wlint seemed to interest me
most in the dream wus what my escort assured mo was to be
tho coining rage in sleeves. It was certainly a pretty
nodel, the material hugging the arm rather snugly at the
top where there was almost no fulness at the arm's-eye, then
flowing gradually out till it measured at least twenty inches
half way between the elbow and the wrist. This fulness was
not held by a Cliff, but only partly confined by a strap of
the material below which it escaped in a sort of frill, wil ten
fell over aa under frill of exquisite old yellow lace. T was
very emphatically informed in the dream that this frill was
tho most noticed characteristic of the new sleeve; that, and
the fact that the fulness was not caught In by a cuff, but
allowed the arm to show almost to the elbow, when even
slightly raised.
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As in Paris, the opening or first night of a plav is now
regnrded iu New York as an event of decided importance
from a sartorial point of view. All the social world flocks
to these first nights aud the women vie with one another to
Imng oat their smartest nnd newest frocks on these occasions.
New York has experienced several first nights lately that
assembled really unusually brilliant audiences. The general visiting and foyer promenade between the acts now prevalent in New York theatres gives ample opportunity to
study tho gowning of womon. It is interesting to note the
general features of thc tout ensemble.
The majority of tho women now do not wear lints and
this gives scope to coiffuros that ore charmiugly, wonderfully
THROUGH the generosity of Mrs. Abraham Lansing, of
Albany, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,
hns como into tue possession of a collection of historical
Staffordshire blueprinted ware, consisting of thirty-seven
examples of plates aud platters decorated ia the majority of
cases with designs of more thau ordinary interest at this
time, when so much of old New York is vnuishing. Here are
records of such events as the opening of the Erio Canal, the
completion of tho Baltimore and Ohio railroad, the Texan
Campaign, and various pro-slavery and anti-slavery questions
that were to lead to the Civil War. At the beginning of the
last quarter of the eighteenth century block-printing was invented by Thomas Turner, of Caughley, and almost immediately taken up by Josiah Bpode and Stoke. Both potters
at first mado uso of the willow pattern and the amorphous
floral aad pagoda design quite commonly found upon tho
pseudo-Canton blue nnd white ware of China, which from thc
days of William und Mary to those of George III. were extensively used both iu Kngland and the colonies. At first
the ware .was printed in pale blue, the rich dark blue with
which we are so familiar appearing first towards the end of
the first quarter of the nineteenth century. As It. T. Haines
llalsey points out, in his "Early New Vork on Dark Blue
Staffordshire Pottery," 1899, the various decorative borders
of fruit, flowers, marine subjects, etc., so charming and distinctive in this printed ware, were first added about 1802
through the suggestion of J, Olive, u Tuustull engraver,
Among the pieces included in Mrs. Lansing's collection aro
mauy showing the distinctive designs for borders adopted by
such well-known potters as tho woods, Stevenson, Ridgway,
Stubbs and Clows, The Hoods came of a line of men thoroughly familiar witn the cermnnio art. From tho days of
Ralph Wood (1716*72)* earliest and best of the Staffordshire
figure modelers, down to the closing of the Burslein factory
direction. According to Halsoy, the chief characteristics in
tho decorative borders employed by the Woods are as foi
1. Hollyhocks, iris, and grapes on the La Orange and other
French views. '2. Sea-shells surrounding a circular opening,
It. Shells and murine flowers and an irregular opening ar*
ranged to givq the effect of a view from a grotto, *!. Various
flowers, among which double poppies are most conspicuous.
5, Small (lower dosi'-iis: roses, thistles and shamrock, found
on hollow ware, ('feces such as "The Landing of the Pit
grims" and "The Boston State House" havo their own
special borders.
As to the Ridgway8, .lohn and Robort, whose pottery is
now so famous alike for the brilliancy of its glaze and its
decorative subjects, they took over their father's factories
after his death iu 1 Hit. Between that time and the year
is:ill, when tlieir partnership was dissolved, the factories of
Shelton aad Wanlev were constantly turning out quantities
of this type of tableware. Bad the "Be.iuties of America''
series been their sole legacy, it would have made them fam
ous, so interesting are the designs there depicted.
Fink Voilo de Soie Gown with Oold Embroidery
Tho Clews brothers, of Cobridge, were similarly instru
mental iu preserving to us many a picture of our early moan
ments, yet, it is to Ralph Stevenson, of Cobridge, that we owe
most of the views of earlier American buildings and parks
To him we are Indebted for many views of old New York.
Albany, Baltimore, Boston, Harvard College, Charleston.
Rochester, Philadelphia, Hartford, Troy and Washington
From 1802, when Stevenson and Dale started t^s factory,
until 1840, when the firm suspended operations, Stevenson
deluged the market with his wareH. -,
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By Donald B. Sinclair
(From Canadian Courier)
A DOZEN years ago nobody in Canada owned an automobile. Mauy
people had heard of the motor
ear; Ihey had seen pictures in the Sunday editions aud illustrated weeklies
of the new-fangled conveyance—tires
and wheels aud Intricate engine; they
listened almost hopefully to rumors
that it was likely to drive tho bicycle
into the serap heap; hopefully, because
they wished it would. For about this
time thoy were becoming a littlo tired
of the bicycioj those lulls! But did the
average, everyday, Canadian eity man,
pedalling down to business think seriously of the possibility of lying buek
iu a luxurious tonueau aud wateh the
telephone posts whizz byl Probably
he thought the automobile little more
within his reach than tho aeroplane today. As l'or tho farmer—well, ho had
read of horseless waggons; tho Yankees
had them. Accounts sometimes appear
ed in the local paper uf these machines
over in the States frightening decent
people's horses. A new fad, evidently—
his spanking greys, out thero by the
burn were-still good enough  for him.
The embryo automobile in Europe an
the States grew every month, became
faet in tho market, developed into a
very live thing indeed. Canadians heard
more about thc machines Uncle Ham
was turning out. liis factories begnn
to smoke with the automobile industry;
hero and thero bank clerks resigned
their jobs to learn the coming business.
The Dominion all the whilo was au interested Spectator, However, in 1890,
the automobile began to dribble into
Canada by twos nnd threes—great lumbering "one lungers" these playthings
of the predatory rich. Many people
wondered where the fun was driving
one of thoso snorting, malodorous ma-
chinos which made a noise like n thrashing. Only tho owners fully understood.
Tho other day I was talking to au enthusiast who has followed tho automobile gamo from the beginning.
"Do you know," he snid with tho attitude of a veteran trailsmnn of the
West—he was thirty-five—"! doubt, if
the chop who chucks the speed limit
over his hood today with a forty horsepower, enjoys hitiisHf half as much
as we did ten yoars back. Do you see
that turnout!" uud he pointed to a rakish, red touring car, purring gently past
us. It was leaving a fashionable hotel;
three or four ladies iu tho tonueau; on
the front scat the chauffeur, uu alert
young man in brass buttons.
My friend regarded this moving luxury with a quizzical air,
"Humph," he said, "tame; motorists
of today don't know the sensation it
used to be to go en tour when a sensible
Uow took his overalls along. There
was something you don't experience
uow—after your batteries had gone to
blazes, to stretch yourself on your back
iu the dust, under the car, prying into
the mysteries of a machine which no
uo really seemed to understand. Then
we wero heroes—and this is an age of
hero worship."   He laughed.
The automobile has hit Canada hard.
Its ascendancy in our midst hns been
mostly a matter of the past five years.
The asthmatic car which occasionally
pulled up street ill 1000 was au expensive enigma, Tho man had courage who
attempted to go any distance in ono.
There were not a hundred men in the
Dominion who understood the median-
sm of a gasoline engine. A man might
rot stalled in a country town. Should
there bo anything the matter with the
engine, well, the knowledge of all thc
farmers and blacksmiths in the vicinity
would nut save him; they knew binders
down to the ground—but as for the intricacies of spark plugs and magnetos !
How different conditions iu 10101
Manufacturers have got the mechanical
equipment down pretty fine. Not enough
yet—but the car will go. Being a motorist is no longer an exclusive accomplish
ment, A man learns tu drive a car in
three days—taught by a smooth agent.
Women and girls guide their runabouts
through the densest crowds of the down
town streets.
Nowhere is tho remarkable appeal ol
the new mode of transportation better
illustrated thau in Canada. 1 have be*
fore mo a trade dispatch from Washing
tou dated May ;t0. It is rather startling, It imparts the information that
Iho imports by Canada of American automobiles for the past ten months were
valued at $3,O57,4o0: for the preceding
ten months $1,138,873. Canadians i
spending over threo mililous of dollars
a year on automobiles, increasing tlieir
expenditure nt about the rate of 200
per cent. There are bctewen five and
ten thousand users of automobiles in
Canada; that many citizens of the Dominion whose incomes can stand a drain
of from ouo to six thousand dollars
every couple of years for the satisfaction they get out of motor ears. Aro
these citizens mortgaging their assetsf
L put the question to an agent.
"No:" he said, emphatically, "not
much motor-mania of that sort here.
Tho remarks of a certain American publicist as to tho situation in tho States
dees uot apply here. Canadians have
too much Scotch shrewdness."
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LORD KITCHENER, who came so
near visiting Canada without doing so—whereas Lord Roberts was
hero for several days, about two years
ago, and lately General French—has
beon as much in the public eye as Col.
Roosevelt. But, like Lord Roberts aud
unlike Col. Roosevelt, the "K. of K."
docs not advertise. Following is an appreciative pen picture of Britain's
greatest soldier in a recent issue of
Home again after eight years of service for King ami Empire, service in
the farthest corners of the world; back
in Loudon t'or a few weeks before proceeding to a new command—is Field
Marshal Viscount Kiteheaer, of Khartoum, O.M., our greatest soldier since
the Duke of Wellington.
On dune 24th he will keep his sixtieth
birthday. When ho stepped from his
train at Waterloo the other evening to
receive the welcomes of his friends and
the greetings of a people not unmindful
of what he has done for them since he
lirst won distinction at Toski, twenty
venrs ago, he smiled his pleasure at his
lie stands as straight as a dart. His
bearing is the hearing of a man who
has schooled himself through many
patient years of endurance and obed
fonce to'the degrco of leadership and
In appearance he has changed little
since we bade him welcome home fresh
fi-i'tn hi* triumphs of war and diplomacy
in South Africa. Uis faco iias been
burnt n duller red by Indian sui.s, but
the tropics have uot blunted or blurred
the clear cut features or tbe firm-drawn
lines In which we all saw the hope of
our victory, ever nfter the holocaust of
Colonso. The outline of the jaw and
the folds of the throat are a trifle heavier! th: t is his ouly concession to his
The steel-grey eyes pierce you with
their indomitable power, with their look
of frank courage and high authority.
These are the eyes under which strong
men have quailed in tho hour of defeat;
thoy are tho eyes that have mado this
man master, of Afrien first, of India
afterwards, of himself always; that
havo made him feared nnd respected
even where he was not loved.
"I like Kitchener," onee said De-
larey, himself a great soldier, when the
Boer generals came as honored guests to
England, "his eyes are so honest."
A bachelor, it'is sometimes said thai
he is a hard stem man, and that ho dislikes women. That is a half truth; be
is not a misogynist, but he believes thai
women should be kept in their proper
place, and he docs not think that soldiers should have wives.
Lord Kitchener has no very great
opinion of newspapers ns vehicles of
self-expression (he prefers deeds to
words), and he lias more than once
timed seme great coup of his to follow
a curious breakdown of telegraphic
communication. He hns dodged iutov-
viewers, or has sent them a curt message to tho effect that "Lord Kitchener
has no statement to make."
Ho is self-reliant, and ho does not
advertise. He knows his worth, und be
is indifferent to opinion,
Wen who have served with him know
that he is tireless, and that he has ne
patience witfc men whoso code is not his
He filled the interval between passing
out of Woolwich and being gazetted to
his regiment by serving with the FroDeh
army against the Germans, The Duke
of Cambridge recalled him, nnd asked
him What be meant by it.
"Well, sir," ho explained, "I understood that I should not be wanted fer
some time, and l could not bo idle, I
thought 1 might learn something."
It was characteristic of the man, who,
many years afterwards, paid a surprise
visit to Cape Town, aud Bent every officer ho could find hurrying to the front
by tho first available train.
DIIRIN'O electric storms, when the
lightning is very near, the thus,-
der is board once only with a
sound like the discharge of artitle/y.
When the storm is farther away the
thunder is not a short sound, but n
series of closely connected explosions.
When lightning bursts between two
clouds, or between a cloud and the
earth, thc different points on the course
followed by tho ciocttlo discharge are
at different distances from him who
lie..rs thom, so thnt tho sounds, travelling from different locations, reach tho
listening ours oue after another, the
period between the discharges apparently increasing as they come from
greater distances.
That famous landmark which oeen-
pies so prominent a position ou the
Mambletoii Mills, in Kngland "Tho
Kilburn White Horse," has had a
"spring cleaning." Three tons of Hmo
hnd to be used for whitening the
"White Horse," which now stands out
very prominently on the hillside. Tho
"horse" has not been re-coated sineo
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«3     Not only as to quality, but in the
I Very     v . t P-'t'eros_and Lowest Price.
i    id ljok through our Sample Books whether you buy fi
n V/uh ive3peci, J line:; for every room in your house.     *j
i I.. p i- ml  »-.-   rHuiusslmll bu
Fur. i li.' '.1 lens! une ■ syeftr.
I'l.,- leu owill iiiciidi  i ,- i-.'il minin
ri«  fiunly  bill ihul *■.-■ . ,i,:,y li- |,u-uiii-
. il n. | iu, Iih*.'  „li ifi-(,-r   i'   i ',1.1- *iu
fico r.g' is iimy l.u cuusidered   iifcessny
I rth   v. t-kiucf the mine al  the rate uf
iJUlim ni ere.
1-'.., fi II iiifurumtiun hi plic*ii n   h ulcl
bu li ... the SecroiBiy uf the Depa i-
... nt ul Ihe Interior, 0 fJiwn,  or u-   ,uij
A-'uiit > rSub Au. nt uf D .iiiiiiiuii Lnuds
W   «. CORY.
DepotyMinister uf th ilnteiiur.
N B - I' mi h'lm-idpnMiciti muftlil.
idvei-li.|.|lieiil willu.it b. pttid 1 r.
Ottnwiiw, CauKtlii, 1st Mnrub, 1912
">t   * i a.     fa t
£ llt!*-bf l^to iu «|) 1.10
TO l(l-:.NT.—Kii-i'ipiiil I'onins. Ap
ply to .Mrs. C. A. Walker, Ouiulier-
land! 96-3
KOli SALE,—Pekin duck eg! s for
hutching. SI.50 per (luzen. Apply
Mrs. J. A. Mtiiiro, Minlo, U. C.
Hiune 9in2, 96 2
FO('ND-Ou b'-iich, r '.v-hoatj lteel 15
f...'t; bciiui 5 feet; buill L_- Turner, Yui£
onnver.    Au'ly
J.I BANNBR.MAN, C in it. H 0.
Notary Public Conveyancer
;in ter k da Ll.
i Real Estate and Insurance, Fire,
Life, Accident, Plate Glass,
and Automobile.
Wuter Rights Branoli,
Is the matter of the Board uf invest
igation created by Part III. of the
"Wulei- Act" for ihe dotrrimnalion of
wilier rights existing on the 12th day
of Miu'ch, 1909, and in the matter of
llie following creeks iu tho Nanaimo
Winer District:—
Chase river
Diver /.uke
Millstone liiver
McGuogin Cake
Nana mo River
und all unnamed springs, streams,
creeks, ponds, gulches mul lak s ti-ilm
te. y to or iu the vicinity of the above
named streams, uud uu the islands uf
Oahriola, Lasqui'ti and Hornby.
Take notice thai each and every pe,
son, pa tnersltip, company, o muiiici
polity iv Im, on th'.-ukl 12th day uf
March, 1909, hod wnler lights on n-.y
of the diove itieipioned creeks, [sdi eet-1 f
ed Into w, il on or bef" a the 27l
dny ■ I' April, 1912, ni the 0 unptrull- r uf
Capital $0,200,000
Keaerve* 7,000,000
ni'p.fts Issued In nny curoeiicv. PM.>ubte nil ovor thp world
highest outwent untus (illowcd on deposits ol' $1 and ur.warde
CUMBERLAND,; B.C., Branch-   —   -     OPEN DAI''
D. M. Morrison,   Manager
Wm. H.Hoff,   Manager.
These Pianos give satisfaction in tone and touch and are built la
 ^M last a lifetime.
We carry the Victor Gramophone & Victroietn.
and Victor Records.    Call aud heat' tha latest novt...,
The Victor Puzzle Record Price 5t>i.uo
6  HICOOKIDS IIN"   02MJU  *_;
Church St., NANAIMO, B. C. Opposite Bank of
■i-ip&t.. et*. .. v Brsaparc j.r» zmis<!&*-?zw>a&3&.&i;%'%rjnts> srs?v».\
HOUSES   i OR   SALE I Water Kudus at the   Parliaraent  Buililjl
I Accounts Collected
Kims FOI! hatch I NO    s clrespect  to  interdicted persons,!
Vli"''Lrl:l '• «'iUo.i.Cnoperstra:ii'too]. piaCe here when an inte
■  i.      Ilrei ilers -. ieele I for viguu
nu,I hu [i  euu [iroil u tiiin.     $2.00 [icr
|5 ,^,n;     .-!',.Ull |„ r   .Ml   •;.■<:-;     5'HI.I 0
per 100 ■((•«. Order early tu avoid
ilisappuiutinent. III. THOMASON,
Cuurlenav, l',.(".
See BICKLE for all kinds of Insurance,
il \Tclll\<; HOGS l-olt , U.l-.- I
PurehrcilRhorii. Island ll'-l-.-l PO pr
,i../. ii,    .''..   Pure   ') ud   .^ii.^l-'   I   ml.
\\ bite I. (fhiirns. S1.00 i iw.un.   \ le
■ ■I mtei'ilf ml-.    Appl* .1   l.iiurence
Comox, B.C.
FOB SALE   •"..', miles from  Cum
berlanil, 20aere* uf exlra gold   land.
 I  for either fmil   or   vegctahlos.
Will sell eitlier whole or divide in 10
acre Mocks. 16 aorus elei.retl. Apply
N. IIAIIVI-'.V. Happy V.,|',-v
dieted person named A. Quinn. I NOTIOE,
was arrested in possession of  ill-!    Temlprs for the building nf addition
toxicants, both internallj and ex- '" ll"' b'llio" * ' onm l'i~"'i'''  ll,,s
ternally.   Ae was commanded by I"1*1' ,';";,':"'!i;:;'!; 'vi,"';" '".V.l""'."!.'
higs,   at ViotnrU,   r   meinoriiH.u
olnim in wrltins 't** required by Beoti**ii 28 \
of tht* i«i(i   Ao(   nn   -tini'itili'il.      Prililrd
forms fur auoh muim-mi dum (F«-rui  N
[ii) cui b ■ i liriiini'tl frnm any >f tlm wn-
i-i It cdtdera in tha Pruvinoej
Tlie aiiid ltiHi-d <f Iii vuntij(ft linn will
liun nrfifl <.-d 11 ' bulnttj hiicIi i Iniius.
Aftun rhit oUuih iiuvc bt*eti tHbnluted
by tl,.- BnHnl, noilou "HI o- given nf Hie
plncea and wyt on   which pi'tdei pe und
the court to divulge whore and
ii April 1st  1012.    Lowest   nor  nnv  -*nrtitiieiil will be he id al 1«'C»! puinta,
,,,',!,, i,n, .Incessaril) nceepted,  PJuns      Dttfcd «tVl^i» thUtitli dny uf fthnh
by whom he  had   been   supplied  m\ srec-ificutions cun he seen nt   Mr'11'1"'
...    .    ., ,.   .       r      i By urderof thp BimrdofT.'veBHflfttlon
with the liquor, bul flatly refused \tt MounceN olh'cp, unw mill. ()i j,-, aHMSTBONG,
to give the desired   information, J-' .1. DATjBY, Hwretary AaHiiffO<mptri<ftoraf Witter Btotitu
whereupon he was committed to gg=5====sgg=ggqpts..^gs=g=====^^ ■      -
jail for three months. '^>r^
5 and 10 ACRE BLOCKS;       courtenay, b.c, Next to opera Mouse
of gooil lrii.1. in,,-ily nldei*; les*  tliiin
, in- lu.li' mill- I'n.iii new   mine, No.  8.
f 100 mi sure;   third  cusl),  li  und
12 months.    Apply
Enderby, April 4.-A first pros] F.   R- F. BISCOE
ecution under the new sectional      Agent, office next Roynl Hauls
ul the provincial liquor act, with |
YvThite Cooking;
And White Help Only Everything First Class
Tk Right Place for a Good Square or A DAINTY LUNCH
We are taking
stock at the end f
the present montl?
and are therefore
50 Barrels of Beat Bread Flour  Hungarian- every
sack guaranteed to give satisfaction or money back.
Bought before the advance in flour.      is 7.00 per bbl.
while jt lusts,
f     75 boxes Choioest Winter Apples at
»2.00 per box     I
Union Bay Co-oueratfire Compy ]


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