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Array S.DIBSCKIBE NOW
Wi
ONE Do-_ JL a Year
THE HOSMER TIMES
SUBSCRIBE NOW
Thc Times
ONE DOLLAR a Year
Volume III.
HOSMER, B. C, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15. 1910
Number 18
Supreme Means Unequalled
Our Supreme brand of Flour has
no equal for bread making.    We consid-
Jr ourselves fortunate in securing the
e^le agency for Hosmer for this exceptionally high grade flour.
Give it a trial and you will use no
other.
Just received a car load of Ashcroft
potatoes and vegetables, the best that
can be had.
A. MATHIESON
THE STORE OF SATISFACTION
Main Street HOSMER, B. C.
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IWANTED-1000 men
Women and Children shoppers to visit our store and inspect our dis-
kplay of holiday goods.
We want you to make our store your headquarter., for Christmas
^buying.   Shop early and thereby get the advantage of the assortment.
Jt'B better for you.   It's better for us.
AT THE
HOSMER  DRUG  STORE
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Real Estate Bargains
For some snaps in real estate call and
see me. Some good houses and rooms
for rent. Agent for life and accident
insurance in thoroughly reliable companies.
:
R. W. ROGERS
i Post Offick Block
HOSMER, ti. C.
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JOHN WYLIE
DEALER IN
*f Staple and Fancy Groceries
New Goods  Fresh Stock
A Trial Order Solicited
'Gabara Block Hosmer, B. C.
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HOSMER    HOTEL
MARIE SORKIE, Prop. MIKE SORKIE, Manager
Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Any kind of mixed drinks that you call for will be
served in First class style
Best   Rooms   and   Meals  in   the   Town
YODR TRADE SOLICITED
Front St.
Hosmer, B. C.
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The only Commercial Hotel
Sample Rooms
Main St., Hosmer
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Queen's Hotel
ROBT. GOURLAY, Prop.
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f Transient rates $1 per day, special rates by the week $
Opposite C. P. R. depot, Hosmer, B. C. $
\g Moving Picture Show!
EVERY NIGHT   IN THE  WEEK*
Jurymen Create Sensation
A despatch from Bellevue.dat-
ed Dec. 19tli says: '-The investigation into thecau.se of the
death of tho thirty-one men
killed in the explosion in the
mine here on the 6th began
this morning with representatives of all interested parties
present. The first witness examined was James Burke, secretary of the local union, who
gave evidence relating to the
notice wired the provincial inspector as to presence of gas in
the mine. Dr. Malcolmson followed and at the close of the
examination the foreman of the
jury, Mr. Cameron, rose to object to the scope that the investigation was taking, that the
oath only obligated the jury to
hnd that the men met death
because of the explosion did
not come within their consideration.
Counsel Campbell for the
government, O. M. Biggar for
the Western Canada Coal Co.,
and Mr. Mackie, all objected
seriously to such a construction
and T. M. Burnett, another jurymen, refused to go on if he was
required to go into the cause
of the explosion, saying that he
had known that to the case,
when he was sworn he would
have refused to take the required oath, as he was prejudiced in the case. After some
further arguments at tho counsel, the coroner adjourned the
sitting to 1:30 o'clock.
Great interest is being taken
in the proceedings and the unexpected action of the two protesting jurymen is causing
much comment, Mr. Mackie
stated that the action of those
two men might be construed as
contempt of court and it might
be that the best results could
not be obtained by the continuance of the case before them.
Mr. Campbell is wiring the
government at Edmonton for
instructions as to what procedure to adopt under the very
peculiar conditions arising out
the peculiar stand taken by the
two jurymen.
The Coroner's Inquest.
Coroner Bieasdell, of Fernie,
continued the adjourned inquest on the body of Chas. H.
Bomford on Tuesday evening.
A few witnesses were examined. Constable McCuish also
rendered an account of the sad
accident.
Lowery's UpjitP Stope
The following document was
also produced:
I hereby exonerate McCuish
from all blame, it was purely
accidental.
[Signed] Chas. H. Bomfokd.
[Witness] Fred Waters.
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The verdict of tho jury follows :
We your jurors, empanelled
to enquire into the death ot the
late Chas. H. Bomford, lind
that the said Chas. H. Bomford
died on Dec. 14th, 1910, nt the
hospital at Hosmer, B. C. from
the effects of a bullet wound
from a pistol discharged in the
hands of one Alexander McCuish at Camp 3 of tho Elk
Lumber Co., 1 j miles south from
the town of Hosmer, on Thursday, Dec. 8th at about 1 o'clock
p. m. We find that the cause
of death was from peritonitis
caused from the effect of the
above mentioned bullet wound
and that the same was purely
accidental and wo find from the
evidence that no blame can be
attached to Alexander McCuish
in this matter.
A. McL. Flotchor, foreman,
C. B. Winter, A. Mills, A. Mathieson, .John Bossio, B. F. Lester.
Dated at Hosmer, B. C, this
20th day of Dec. 1010.
Communication
Ed. Times:—
1 am iu receipt of a communication from B. L. Thome
stating that the fellow employees of tho late Fred Alderson
were organizing a fund, I therefore called a mooting of the
citizens interested and it w/is
decided to leave the subscript ion
entirely in thoir hands and promised to use every endeavor to
further the good work.
A. Mathieson, Secretary.
Hosmer, Dec. 21, 1010.
Moyie now has three mines
shipping ore.
A lawyer has opened an oflice
in Hazleton.
A brass band has heen organized in Lillooet.
A board of trade has been organized in Telkwa.
Fred Reed has opened a grocery store in Merritt.
It is proposed to license tho
bartenders in Rupe.
At Revelstoke the Y. M. C. A.
has 340 members.
The Southern hotel has been
opened in Bellevue.
An automobile hi tf has opened a garage in Oroville.
In Rupe 80 former Rossland-
ers now make their home.
Ed Mcka has built a brick
livery stable at Enderby.
Tho curfew bell will soon be
ringing iu Prince Rupert.
The G. Ta P. railway is now
within three miles of Kitselas.
A hotel liquor license costs
$150 a yoar in Gleichen.
Canadian money is now taken
at tlie post office in Skagway.
Merritt is shouting aloud for
a hockey team and skating rink
Hunters from Ontario are
after big game in the Cariboo
district.
VV. VV. Handford has opened
a photograph gallery in Penticton.
This year in the upper Fraser
river navigation closed on Nov.
10th.
The Little Giant mine at
Orient has been sold to Spokane capitalists.
Near Quatsino search is being
made for coal with a diamond
drill.
J. E. Gibbon has sold his
hotel in Yahk and will move to
Penticton.
More than 100 men are .vork-
at the Britania mine on Howe
Sound.
E. L. Kin in an think* there
will be a stampede to Hazleton
next summer.
A new lumber camp that will
employ 60 men is to be opened
at Sparwood.
Galena has been discovered
on Milk river not far from the
town of Telkwa.
J. A. Fraser, of Quesnel, will
open a store in South Fort
George this winter.
Joe Devitt has established a
stage line between Crofton and
Chemamus.
The shipments of turkeys
from Oroville this year were
lighter than usual.
Dan Lamb, of Molson, went
crazy while acting on a jury at
Conconully.
Thomas Fraser York is 53
years old and was tho first
white child born in B. C.
The new B. C. Electric railway depot in New Westminster
will cost $80,000.
Iu the Aspen Grove camp,
Wm. McNeil owns an interest
in 56 copper claims.
Tho Roman Catholics have
secured nine lots in Alberni
and will build a church.
In building operations this
year Calgary stands fifth
among the cities of Canada.
The C. P. R. has put another
barge on the Okanagan lake.
It carries eight cars.
John Cunningham is dead.
For many pears he was superintendent of the Cariboo road.
It is predicted that the G.T.P
railway will reach Tete .Inane
Cache by next June.
Owing to tho high cost of
living tho Bank of Montreal
clerks will be paid higher wagos
W. J. Cavanaugh, of Vancouver, has bought a ranch at, aud
will settle down in Kelowna.
The Great Northern has put
on two additional ore trains between Phoenix and Grand
Forks.
Sam Crow brought a door into Orient last week that weighed 310 pounds after being dressed.
On tho G. T. P.  railway  west
of Edmonton  there wore  1800
; teams   hauling   supplies     last
winter.
A prisoner escaped from tht;
i lock up at Spence's Bridge tak-
i ing with him two field glasses.
It is fortunate that he   did   not j
steal tho policeman.
T. M. Carter and C. F. Willis,
formerly of Fernie, havo opened a blacksmith shop in Hazleton.
The Aurora mine, in East
Kootenay, is shipping zinc concentrates to a smelter in
Illinois.
Paul Germain was tinod $10
for carrying matchos into a
prohibited part of a Blairmore
coal mine.
The police force has been increased in Nelson. The municipal elections take place in January.
Specially heated cars for carrying fruit and vegetables are
now run between Creston and
Nelson.
By Christmas merritt will
have electric lights. Provision
has been made t'or 1,000 lights
at a cost of $8,000.
In tho State of Washington
druggists who wish to fill prescriptions for liquor must pay a
license of $25 a year.
Several teams were kept busy
this fall hauling potatoes from
Ashcroft to Barkervillo, a distance of 285 miles.
A. H. Kelley, tho oldest resident of Nelson, has bought
some proporty in Princeton and
may make his homo in the
latter town.
F. E. Simpson, formerly od-
itor of the Cranbrook Herald,
has been appointed publicity
agent for Kamloops at a salary
of $2,500 a year.
In January the United States
government will pay the
Indians of the Colville reservation more than a million dollars for allotments.
During the past five yours
forty two millions of dollars
have been paid in Canada and
the United States for tho skins
of fur bearing animals.
The (J. P. R., at an expense of
$200,000 has installed two rock
crushers at the Nicomen quarry
The output of the quarry will
now bo ten carloads daily.
East of the Rockies work is
proceeding slowly upon the G.
T. P. railway. The labor is
scarce, poor and underpaid.
Many Doukhobors are employed who live in muskeg houses.
Recently, at Edson, tho police
confiscated $1,000 worth of
liquor and destroyed it in sight
of the public. It was the property of bootleggers who intended to peddle it along the
railway.
Joseph Christien is tho oldest
settler in tho Okanagan. He
came to Mission valley in 1861,
and at that timo, witli the exception of two priests, there
were no white men in the Okanagan.
Captain Estabrnoks is laid up
with the typhoid fever at Penticton. The steamboat men on
the Okanagan lake seem to suffer greatly with that terrible
disease. They should boil their
drinking water or stick entirely
to Scotch.
While driving a load of hay-
near Otter Flat, Steve Brooks
died of heart failure. Steve
came from Texas some years
ago, just after his father and
two brothers had been shot to
death in one of the lively old
fights of the Lone Star state.
For many years the territory
tributary to Hazleton has produced annually $50,000 worth of
furs. A movement is now on
foot amongst the trappers to
have a license fee established, in
order to prevent the Indians
trom killing all the fur animals
in the country.
Nineteen years ago this month
Neil Gothing, George Long and
20 other trail blazers built cabins at the mouth of Carpenter
creek, Slocan lake, and called
the camp El Dorado. It i.s now
known as New Denver and is
ono of the most boautiful town-
sites in the world.       »
Do you enjoy a pool game?
Drop in on Jack Haddad.       51
Got your Christmas holly at
the store of A. Mills & Son.
Stopping an ad to save money I
is like stopping a clock to save
time,
CHOICE   XMAS   GOODS
We wish you all a very Merry
Christmas and a Happy New
Year and extent our heartiest
thanks for past patronage
Special Prices for Christmas Eve in all departments
The Quality Store GEO.  H. MARLATT       Opera House Block
To celebrate right get some of these
Sweet Spuds
Celery
Lettuce
Cucumbers
Cauliflower
Grapes, Pears
Apples, Oranges
Jap Oranges
Bananas
Raisins
Figs, Dates
Nuts, Cocoa Nuts
Italian Chestnuts
FRED COX
City - cTWeat - oMarket
GABARA BROS., Props
Choice line of Steaks, Chops, Roasts, Sausage, Butter,
Bacon, Eggs, Lard, Etc., Fresh and Salt Fish.
Gabara Block
Near C. P. R. depot
NOT   IN   THE   TRUST
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\ IF IT'S LUMBER WE HAVE IT i
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* If you place an order for lumber with us you have  a  right to ex
J  neet well manufactured and evenly graded goods (''insisting of Boards,   \[
Dimensions, Timbers, Flooring, Ceiling, Siding,  Finishing.  Moulding i
* and Lath.
ss. Our Planning Mills are equipped   with  modern    wood-working   ,
J  machinery and re-saws,    All  inquiries are promptly answered,  ana  >
your inspection of our stock is solicited.
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J C. H. Bomford, Agent
Hosmer, B. 0.
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Fresh and Cured Meats, Fresh Fish, Game and Poultry.
We supply only the best. Your trade solicited. Markets
in all the principal Towns and Cities in  British Columbia.
HOSMER, B. C.
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et.  Jos, Asski.in F. 11. Ingham
♦ Hosmer Livery & Transfer Co.
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I Livery, Cartage and Feed Stable
| Rigs at all Hours at Reasonable Prices
I Dealers in Coal
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YOUNG MEN! |
Hero's where ynu ran snvo money buying your ▼
j Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Trunks, Valises i
♦ soieagem for THE HOUSE OF HOBBERLIN, Limited
* Call and Bee our stock of samples
AIELLO CH BOSSIO
Next Door to Po«toQ,ce
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HOSMEK, Ii. 0, TI IK HOSMER TIMES
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SHOE
POLISH
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No bottle* —liquids—mops —or hard work. "2 in 1" shines
instantly and fives a hard, brilliant, lasting, waterproof polish.
Contains no Turpentine, Acids or other injurious ingredients.
ALL DEALERS, 10c 1
THE W. r. OALLEY OO.. LIMITED, Hamilton, Ont., Mi Buffalo, N.Y,
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de Vega. He tbougbt notbiiig o wxii other great advance made iu recent
iiajj a play in a couple of days, u light years, whieh will soon be Improved
farce in an hour or two, aud i the j much further. With the invention oi
course of his lift? he furnished thi Btagi electric fans and suction air-pumps so
of Spain with upward of two thousand I enclosed that they arc air-tight, the
original dramas. Hallam calculates j deepest tunnel can be kept fresh and
that ihis extraordinary man.,was the practically free from dangerous fire
author of at least 21,300,000 lines. damp and  poisonous gases.    These air-
pumps and  veitilators can  be  operate!
night and day, and it is possible tu keep
•fiJ-E ELEOTBIO "MASYANiV"        a mine as fresh as the upper ai
"VTUMJSROU8 clTorts have been made
_Ll i.n popularize the utilization of
electric power in the liouse; and
although small, serviceable, and reliable
motors have been devised for the driv
iug oi the knife-cleaner, the mincer,
roiiee-mill, and what not, tlie main
drawback has beeu that each machine
required  its  own  motor,  which  became
THE SOOT WE PilliMT WITH
^.riy John X,. Cowan)
A MAN who died the other day left
a fortune estimated largely in es
Storyettes
11HEY were looking at a famous collection and had stopped in front of
a "Portrait of a Lady." "Why.
that's a Rembrandt!" delightedly exclaimed Mrs. 1'psome. "I'm not so
sure about that," said -Mrs. Caswell,
bringing her lorgnette to bear upon it.
"lt looks to me more like a Merry
Widow."
A DISTINGUISHED foreigner visiting Epsom Downs In Thackeray's
company noticed many men
dressed as sailors who were not, t" native and experienced eyes, the real ar
tide. "All," sain the visitor, "these
are, I suppose, what you call your liritish tars." "Oh, no," replied Thackeray.    "Only Epsom salts."
AN Irishman visited a tllberculosb
exhibit, where lungs in both
healthy and diseased conditions
were displayed preserved in glass jars.
Alter carefully studying one marked
'Cured tuberculosis lung," he turned
to the phyisician and said: "Perhaps
it's because Oi 'm Irish, but if ye cured
th' patient how th' devil eould yc nave
his lung iri a bottle?''
his uncle. Still deep in the game, Mr.
Stevenson rose in his sick bed and
shouted excitedly at the recalcitrant sea
(.aptain, "Swim, il you: swim!"
"VTORAII had beon guilty of what was
Xl    cousidcied an  indiscretion, -o the
IIiistreHU oi' the hoil-^e CUlltill her tn
"step the carpet." "If such .l thing
occurs again, .\orah,*' s:iid lhe mistress,
"I shall have to get unother servant!"
And Norah snid: "I wish yer would
there's easily enough work for tun of
SRXATOR LA POLLETTK was tulk
ing  of  a   notorious   financier   the
other day: "He got rather a set
hack in n talk he had lust sessi oi with
Olio of hi-: auditors, '.Money.'' he said.
'Bah! There are thousands of ways of
making money.' 'Yes, bnl only oue
I honest wuy,' our man remarked. 'What
way's that." "I thought you wouldn't
know  it,'  was  the   reply."
A CIGAR shop man for many years
employed in New York not so
far from Mark Twain's home in
I'ii'tli Avenue, was talking of the humorist, "lie used to be ;t remarkable
smoker," he said, "but I don't think
he bad any taste to enjoy tho best to
I iaceo. A ga in und again 1 hu vo seen
him buy some of the most villainous
cigars that were ever built. Wfi did
stop him once though, with some goods
with which we had been stuck. Those
(dgurs had attractive labels und n Spanish nume, but t hey were tinspcakt) ble
when they began to burn. One day Mr.
Clemen* boo;*lit ll pocketful und went
nit. Tlie next time ho enme in I asked
hiin what he thought of the cigar—
naming the brand, 'Voting man, he
said, ' t hey smoked like a clergyman '•*■
discarded habits.' '■
ess of the million mark, every
dollar of which was accumulated by the
i fixed attachment. It is aparent that I manufacture and marketing of smoke,
under such circumstances the cost of Nor was he alone in this peculiar in-
fitting electric motors to the various j dustry. There are today eighteen oi
domestic machines in an average house
hold would be somewhat prohibit iv
i iiis risadvnntage, howe\ er, has been
ingeniously and successfully overcome
by the production of the electric ".Mary
Ann," which is the invention of a well-
known consult ing electrical engineer,
Mi. R. Borlaso Matthews, A.M.Inst.C.I-;.
This machine comprises an electric
motor which can be attached and detached from any apliance in the house
within tl few seconds, and. weighing
only seventeen pounds complete, while
it is no more bulky than a typewriter,
can be easily carried from room to room
as requirod. The motor is smnll, strong
ily built to withstand rough wear, aud
I so  designed   us  to   prevent   breakdown
twenty dill'erent smoke factori
operation, contributing in a marked degree to the advancement uf a civilization and the well-being of society.
The visible, tangible, and marketable
Bubstunce of smoae is soot. Soot is a
product of perfect combustion. It seems
like an unsubstantial foundation upon
which to found a fortune, to establish
an important industry, or to issue stocks
aud bonds and to declare dividends.
Nevertheless, it has a market value
great enough to render all these things
possible.
Of course soot is not sold under that
homely and uninviting name. The name
tirst  chosen was lanrpblack.    That  did
The Horseman
TORTURED FOR SEVEN YEARS
"FRillT-A-TIVES" HER SALVATION
An addition tee nil.- 72 is an exceedingly strung eene anel puts a heavy responsibility upon every trainer and
■ Iriver. It is evidently meant as an
extra guard against ringing eer driving
suspended una expelled horses. The
terms are very explicit:
"A driver or rieler shall not drive or
ride a horse in a raee without personal
knowledge as to the eligibility of the
horse tee compete in said contest. A
driver or rieler violating tllis rule shall
lee subject to the penalty, if any, that
follows the horse, except where the
driver or rieler is substituted or appointed by the judges.''
equally true. We sincerely hope that
congress will at least pass tlie- rule and
see how it works for twee years. Hy that
time both trainers and the secretaries
eef small associations will have got. eever
the scare and will realize that the uew
rule is better for all parties.
As to the duration of races, rule 104
rs amended reads as follows, and so far
as two in three race-s are concerned, it
is a highly important one. It says:
"Unless otherwise expressly stated in
the published conditions, in all races
of mile heats, best two in three, the
race must not be continued after the
nel of the third neat; and in all races of
We have eeor doubts as to whether it I milo heats, best three in live, the race-
is fair to put the whole responsibility I must met lue continued after the end
een the driver, but in the absence eef a i ot the fifth heat. In such cases the pro-
compulsory registration law desperate | miiiuis shall be awarded in accordance
diseases require desperate remedies, and Iwit'i the positions in the summary at the
this is certainly eene which will have its close eef the last heat; except in the
effect, j event eef a tie feer lirst, money or where
Then  comes the  famous antl-hopple two horses have won an equal number of
rule   which,   if   trainers,    eewners   anel I heats, in which event the race must cull
breeders will all unite to support, will j tlniio tur Ihe heat winners or heerse*s tic!
iin   live  years  get   rid  of the evil   and | iXlltil one horse has won two heats in n
j double  the   value   of  everv   unhoppled I'/bOBt two in throo" race, or throe bouts
1 pacer een the track.   So far as the breed- j '" " beBt "three in live race."
rs cere concerned, thoy Bhould nol only I    TM« is au important alteration. Tli
a., i       e    i.Ulllle.e. ■! <        tn        I I l.e >    , > I I t I | I 11 ■ 1    ,* a I 1 | ll' II ll , , .1 . I    *l    I ."I      llll        1   1 r I n   V   I   <I V< I ,      I III    I        - I I I - I ' I - I       Mill       Mill) -----               ......       a.............. 1    lie
Ti,,1 no or     h    I     e i ti.    • r*V'"'-V   ""    .    r\ *""    **********  w" Support   the   new   rule',   but   Btrictly   in- rule is peculiar.     It   firsl   states that   in
iv Ul     .    nroloc tin   \   n    vl  ,1     ■■    es' fl" mfan1 V'.'1"* ? '* but **** B0°* m*kl j st ruet   Iheir   trainer,   not    to   use   the H two in three ruce that It  must   tinish
i V ul    . Un   inner Jf tto r" "JET       ru      tt™T\    ? ""> i «t»P*    *" «"»!  I"1"1"- W».0 mude u  re with  the third  heat, and  .ken  later on
Kim ft  o,! h Ir        mu it,    V  ..    II   M,',U'lhlli;7rr        "WW dtoiilod  and   hn- L^ w,th  t|»   MvQf u      |efl  w:1s (1V(M. says »h,t  a   horse must   win  two heuts.
in .     .     . ,!J h  s,l,|tl  ,7h0 naT fina,U>' $0?*' BIld  -old ul tig I figure,     f he U a stub It doe. not .tute that the third heal is
T;   , o,     '    '    ':::»!   ,l3 : um.rcrS,,lly UBed' 1S "I*" bIack:   .     J Hon II I- fatal, if n mare tmlly bad, Hmitoc) to the two winner, of the pro
puJicv nnd n small one mounted .lireet :     „.. * ,.,..    ~~7 .."   .     ,!»«>» " ,s «>w»i " » wore. «"l
,11  tf toi-Hhuft.     In   addition   there,      lJero »™ us many dttlereul  hinds of   for no tanat.c hus ever yet been bold 6..-
■ |       |j(1||t   ,.!,,,.w|,n,?|  which  is nt     8moko  :""1  so,,t   as  fcucP6  lirG  different   migh to assert   that  you eould transmit
hi I el hi'the imrtl 'iilar maehine to be ■ iiih,Is !""' l'°ml)inatioD8 nt' fueI- Most ■ artificially manufactured speed. As for
tiiicrated I'or iii-tiu«e .nv -i knife of tliCW ftro qultc "8 "scle8H tt8 tI,e S0ud plio gelding they are .Imply worthlosa
I 'un i V to be electrieaflv driven ' The ' "0«wwlfc considers them all. They re- ] wnc„ *\w\r racing (lnv. nro over. Kor
wine-nut im its shaft is releused the de l,re80nt waste—a loss of energy. One : innately the prejudice against natural
tachable rim wheel plnced on lhe shaft ■ n"ti,!jh- exception is the smoke ot green   pU(M,rs has passed awav.    Twenty yenrs
THE elevator conductor of n tall office building, noticing that, the
colored janitor had ridden up with
him Severn 1 times that morning, remarked: "Sam, this is the fifth time I
have taken you up, but you have not
come down with me." "Well, you see.''
Sam replied, " Ajj been wnsnin' windows on de 'leventh Hour, nud every
now and agin Ah inisses mah hold and
falls out.''
AX Irish politician had just returned
from a trip abroad. A friend met
him antl inquired: "Did you have
a fine time, Mike?" "Of course 1 did."
"Did you visit the theatres in I'aris'/"
"Sure, I suw all the plays." "And did
you go to the cafesT" "Pure, I was in
all of 'em." "Well, toll me, Mike, and
did ye see any 'pommes de terre'?'"
■"No. 1 had the wife with me all the
time,''
HAVE vou anv children?" demanded
the' landlord.
1' Yes,''   replied   the  would-be
tenant solemnly, "six—all in the ceme-
tt rv.''
"Better there thun here," snid the
landlord consolingly; and proceeded to
execute the desired lease.
In  due  time  the   children   returned I r\„\}\ ,J|1(I j,-|a Ui,n]S\ when her back was
from  the  cemetery,  whither  they   had   turned.    When she'd spanked litm good
been sent to piny. j ,„' set  him down, she suy to me, 'lie
»   #    • ! makes  me  t 'ink  ob  his  pu   so  much   I
nnt bear it.' and bus' right oul crvin'
leetri.
haft   i>   ri-iiriini-ii,   i >>,    ...     ■ ,,
im wheel nlaccd on the shaft.1..  . .  .
,    i -        /    ,„,     ,    ...     - ; lilckorv  wood,  which  contains creosote,
JLlld tho UUt   rep .iced.        he  kin!-' cleaner! .   .. •    ,.     .   ' iii,- _
, , ,.    ,    ■ i     , und for thut reason is valuable for cur-
is I'JitmiM'd   inn v  in position  in sucli   l   . ,,   .    , .    ■      ■ .*
,   \   i      •       i     i • . ing  neat.    It  is to   nnmtesimnl quunti-
■ way that the rim-wheel comes into eon*    .»      ,. ,      ,    .    ..    '     ..
.^   .,      , ..I   iu    ,- ,i    Mus   ol    creosote   absorbed   from    th"
tact wi   i    he drum o    the s   if   ot  the,        .        ., . . .    ,
., ....        , ,       smoke   ol   creen   hicuory   that  smoked
miter   motor-pulley.     When   the   motor  . .r1      .... •     .  .    .     ....
! ,        !.'    .V       i           .-       »• 4i      hum owes its mildly mingent taste, A!ilis si't iu motion the rotary action ol the   .. .       ,     v    ■   '    .°.      .
,. .   i  .  ' ,i        ii       i ions oi re rds o   creen hickory ure buruj
im   e   vis  transmitted  to  the   wheel   m '    . *■ . .-        .      .
'       .    ...     , .      a .  .■       , ■ ,v   ed  everv   veil'   bv   pork puekers   in   th'*
[the knife-cleaner by  friction drive.     It: ■.'.!.
ft'ce-mill or mincer is to be used the
rim
||ll        IJ II   :i i' M   I! I I' ' ' I , '   I! I l e (| - ,   , I e    I I   , ,| I     : L I 1,11.. .
n preserving agent, acting us u deodor
i/.ev, n  gormicide, nud disinfectant.
mintrv
smoke houses
ago (lie gentleman amateur did not care
to drive u pacer. .Now they are popular
:is roadsters and hold their own on all
the speedways of the continent, but the
-*t rapped section is severely ignored.
They are simply artificial gambling machines and when they have gone to their
limit, thev can finish a miserable exist
herever the j (>m.r \n .d delivery wagon or a peddler*:
,,-wheel is niinilai-lv set in ponition. | ""•'■"•.'";'"• «™»» ami u,e nog flourish- <,art The rule is short, grartnnf, but fnr
,.  ttttnehineiil   anil' dotaeltmeiit   take • os'    '" "!!" •."s'' P"kl}p 'mt.w:'s '''    , ! l'!"l?M"G n.n^ if tlle !™<>Wt*» "''"'"' '"
only  ce   few   kouoiiiIh,   cucl    l»y  .'lee-tri
. power what i-e ee-icercillv retjarileil h** in . .
iinliious in-ot.riii-.tuil lush is iiehievud j The most nii|..irt-ii)t exeoi.tion te, the or performances against tune .111 tw..
i with eat-e 11ml no physieal effort in 11 general rule that smoke is waste is yoar-olils in lillO, or th.reo-yonr-olils eer
' few se*e'*.iiiels Tho motor is littoil with 11 j tound in the smeilce of natural gns. Thisj under in 1911; 1111 four-year-olds ur un*
i su-ite-li, ce c li.ert length eif He.\-iliie- wire. is valuable because it yields 11 sc.eit thnt c der in 1912; em five-voar-olds or under
I und ce ',.in**.    All thnl  is 11 ssarv is tops choniicully  pure carbon—as pure ns|in tOlil; eer .111
MADAM JOSEPH LIRETTE
No. in George St., Sore!, eQue.
"For seven years I smicrcci frOB.-
womb disease and dreadful torturing
pains, and I bad constant Dyspepsia and
Chronic Constipation—tlie latter so bad
that sometimes I went tendnys without
■ection of tlie bowels. Six different doctors treated me and for a venr f was in
bed, constantly facing death. Thene
my husband coaxed ine to try " Krnit-
a-tives" ,-inel this medicine, and nothing;
else, cured me and saved my life."
(Signed) Mine. JOSEPH URETTR.
50c. bin-6 for |2.;o—or trial box
25c.—at elealers or from l'"ruit-a-tives»
Limited, Ottawa.
4
snow thai   full cu   Honing luring tln-
pnsi wlntor, It hns lieen known siuce
1901  Hint  newly fallen ■.hum   Is radio
cie-tivee,   lent   the   Sllbji-rl    llllS   Heel    lee'fore
been so fully cxdmined.
Tlm iiivestlgntors iiniinu tlmi snow
quiekly gnth -re I after its doseent to tin*
earth is highly radioactive. Rndioac
tivity disnppenrs almost entirely after
the lapse uf two hours, however. Snow
which hns fnllen on the soil appears to
retain   its  radioactivity  a  little  Ion. -<ei
than thnt  whieh lias come to rest upoii-B/
the roofs of buildings, \
Meeus boats, mul if in ci third Ileal
new winner turns up, whut then.' It ulso
throws nut the old live lieut system, ns
if two horses hnve twee lu'nts each to
Iheir credit, lhey must gee another heut.
'there ure other smnll alterations to
the rules of ci very minor character, but
taken In the aggregate, they represent
n  substantia)  advn        The leading
minds of the association are nt the heud
of the column, but they are well aware
of the fact that  it is impossiblo to net-1
vanee very  far beyond the opinion  eef ]
ihe Interests Involved. The soi-i-eturies   A STKONOM.E
would like to el.e all thev e*,euld to ele-1 *■»- '''*'' '" take a look through this
vate the sport, but ninety per cent, of telescope at the comet I discover
them nre face to face with the problem 1'"' tl"' 0,hpr day?"
of how to muke their meetings pan out      Second  Astronomer—"No,  thanks,  I
their own interests it will puss. even.   They nre hungry for entries, for  onl3' lo,,l< "'• '">' own comets."
"Hopples shull not be used  in races | they know full well that a large proper* •    *    "
lion of the purses must come from them, j TXTIIIO.N you are grown up," queried
While we nil have our ideals, they nre VV the visitor, "will yon be a doc
seldom  obtained  quiekly  nnd  tho only tor, like your father,1"
consolation we hnve is that with each "Oh, dour me, nol" Why, 1 couldn't
year we see an upward tendency in thei|ovon   kill   11   rabbit,"   replied   the  boy
     !      r     ixvear-olels eer uiieler in i
withdru.*.    ecu   electric   lump   l'i 1   its' the diamond, from whieh it differs onlv   1914, after which ilute hopples are bar-  growth and management of tho sport,    j with great frankness.
holder and insert the plug, switching ecu : '" the- fact that the diamond is crystal I rod."
and   oif  'is   i-oqiiireel,    Tin*   motor   will I lisse.l carbon, whilo in tne gas soot tho       lime 77—Amend rule so as to read:
drive -in*-' mnehine in tho house thai  i.*  particles of carbon are minutely divid-      "No  horse  shall  wear  hopples  in  c
cc'liiiniilv turiioi! lev liatiel   ci ti I the list ! en.    It is from tuis that  carbon black,, race niilt-ss ho starts in the same in the
if sucli c'eiilini s runs well  into tl ft v.' the universal printer's ink, is obtained. ] first heat, and having so started, he shall
It
In theory, the mnuufacturo of print*
continue to wear tliem tee the liuish of
"Vile'- -IKI-TKi.-sOX  had  not  boon al
IVaL      teejjctlie'l      Cell     <• X I* 111 J-111 IV     llUSbUllll
and f'athor, but ho possessed cer
tain engaging qualities which secured
him ninny friends and made his death
the .-.-ens.* iif sincere mourning tee his
wielow. "Mis' .Jetf'son, she's broke
1111 over I!le'nev.,*r's cec-iau tei,,l< off from
• lee pueuniiiiey, said one of tlie ueii-li
liens. '-She siltt'llly is,'' c*;ii,l anotlier.
- - Mournin ' reeuiul de house all de time-,
she goes. Why, day bofo, yisl 'dav I
was thar belpin' her. an' she only stop
c-ryin' once, an' tint was to spank little
libel)   for tnkill' in'lasses mil'n  do jug
milOMAS A. BDISON wees discussing  J'^?,, n      '        ;'"
X     ivitli 11 ruportor a criticism of his    *   •
MASTERPIECES WRITTEN IN
HASTE
-'I
wonderful storage battery. "The]
criticism is very laudatory*," lie saiel,,
"but it is the opposite of scientilie*. It
really makes me think of a dialogue I j
onco heard in a museum. Two young T X one venr Di-yden proilnced four ee!
-eien stood gazing at a inumniv. 'Whal 1 L his greatesl works, "Absnloin ceinl
makes him look so brown and "dried-tip ' Aeliltoiihc-I," "The  Medal," "Tlie
like,  nil   the   way   through,   Bill?"   the   I*'-light   l.nici," cm!   "Mne*   I'l  mu-,"
first young man asked, !',iil rej.»lti-.I witli   1   •  was  only    -i*-    uioutlis   in   utiii'i^
this  scientific   information:   'In   them   '-Tlie Hind und  feather," llu-ui- vear.-
.lays. Oeorge, they took tic* blokes they   in  translnting  tlie wl f "Vergil,''
killed in battle aud kippered 'em for e.s    and  twelve  mornings  in  i-oiiipiisiug  hi*.
port to tic* cannibal  trade.'" "Parallel   between   I'oetry   uinl   I'aint
I ing. "   Tl -iginal drafl of " Alcxiuul
  ers  I'easl "  wus struck  nil' nl  11  -i iijitt-
■ r was married men s night at lhe re    sjttine
JL    vival meeting. .      '. . .   ., ..
I'r.  Jeiliiiseiic s "1'assolas      was   uec:
ten in a single week  tee defray tlie ex
\ peases   nf   lee-   mother's   f nil.     Dr.
Johnson   frequently   indulged,  however,
: hi   .-xt■ -11s-i*. e   rewi it! ini;.
Sir Waller Sell 's rapidity i- 111 f
■ the   mum-la   of   literature,     lie-   wrote
lilc rnllv .is 1:1-1 as 1 he pi cl I move.
be  adapted  lo the cleaning  ..        	
I..rates. I t-, and silver-plate,    l-'nr Ihis  er's  ink   i's   verv  simple.    All  that   is  the races and any person found guilty
work l.he.ri! is provided 11 shorl  flexible   necessary is to mix carbon black with   of removing eer altering a horse s hop-
shaft, coupled t.e the shall of lhe motoi   linseed oil, nnd the compound remains   l>les during a  race for the  pnrpi.se* ol
' miel  Utte.l  will, a  p.dishing-1..,I. ecu the   fluid  in  mass,  but  quickly  dries when;*'"""1   sl1**11   '"'   suspended or expelled.
jollier I,    In i-louniug, ll is onlv  -s-   transferred to paper.   The printer's ink   Any  horse  habiliially  wearing  hopples
sarv lo pass the- bob over the surface  in use today differs slightly in composi   s*'!1 ' ""' '"' perimtted to start 111 11 race
: i„  |„,  eleiinnd 1  the  high  speed  al   tion from that used by i'aust and -Jut- i without them, except  by permission oi
. which ih-  leole revolves 1 uiplishes tin*  cubing.   Kven the methods of manufnc* ■ "ie J"'IR''S*
! cleaning  operation    in  11    few  seconds, j tine are but elaborations of the methods '     If the average trainer will only get
Kotnrv washing t ul is. wringers, sewing  used   by   Ilic    inventors  of   tho  art   eef! over liis seme he will see thnl  he lins
' ninchfnos, vacuum eleaiiers, e*ie.. cue all . printing, : live years to got ri-1 eef the straps. There
lie- driven  in  turn  liv tllis electric ser*      Vmin   the   gas-well   In   the  printing I:"'1'  U'K owners or trainers  who  have
I viint, and  ul   lh iiiiuiiini  of expense.   „„.ss js „ |ong journev, and not a little   two-yortr-olG pacers un.l the pnrse-s lire
'11 sl   eef  electri lergy   is  half  11   interest ulctueTies to the transformiition  ™,v  :"ul  small,     lhe  two-yenr-olds cell
cent per I10111 actual working time: nnd ' ,,|- n„. invisible and impalpable gus that . slllrl  wi"' n" '''I'"1' ''hunce. uml though
when  ii   is  linished  with, the motor  is Louies   from   the   ground   iuto   black,  three-year-olds are allowed to use thom
packed   in   11    box   and   stowed   nway. - .,,.,,„,,. ,,,,„,. ,,r ,.arti,?n block.    Scattered   this year,  thoy  cannot do so  next, see:
Householders    nlreaely    using    electric   here'iind thorn through tho -as produc-   "'nt they  would be foolish to try and
j light  will  lind  this  little  apparatus of   j,ig  regions of  Poniisylvniiia,  ihiee and   -lovelop them  in that wny.    The whole'
I great  value, and il  will lie found tee be   Wesl    Virginin    are*  'ncarlv   twii-score   lllu'stion resolves itself into whether the
|u successfiel solution of the prob1 1   dirty carbon-black factories!   These fur-  trainers and racing secretaries will real-1
nisli lhe soot that is the essential part i ''■•' •■■"'t there will be just as many pile*
I of practically all the black printer's ink ■ ■'•s '"' """''• probably 111 live yenrs from
I used, nol 'merely in America, but ""«' ns there arc nt present, and that
1 throughout  the civilized  world,    lu ad*  though the straps may lie absent and the
dilioii lu iis use in llu niifiictiire of   time   made  may   not   lie  quite  as  last,
printer's  ink,  11   large iimoniil   uf  suot   there will be us many purses oftered and
is consumed ns un udllJturiiul  nf rubber | J"sl -.'s -I'""1 '""''"K-    I'' there 1
ic ile- iiiaiiul'uctiire of rubber boots an
1 shoees,   ami
THE RADIOACTIVITY OF SNOW
flMIKKK  has  recently  been   published
X.     in   l'aris  a   resume  of  tlie  results
obtained by French scientists from
their study of the radioactivity of the
Tan Bramtat will 1*»U Tom
Umrimm Mjm Uml
8tr*n(tlww Waak
imtrMmUirm —rm •rae,
_     . -JmTWris).  TeiiM't ■—it.
SaxtbM Kj. I»»in, u. tou. tmt He Trr
MurliM In Tour Snes nai in a-takr*V
stjmm tor fc*)y Wrmllu mat OimanlMta.
FOR THAT NEW HOUSE
Sackett Plaster Board
The Empire Brands of Wall Plaster
MAXL-KACTLHED ONLY BY
The Manitoba Gypsum Co., Limited
W1KNIPBO, MAN.
high
iplisiiing   distns
siiiisfactory in
eef   lilllC,
•fill
urk
COAL-MINE SAFETY DEVICES
1 iiv ti -go I-;, w'uisii)
N    1 In
i-ll'eirl    lee   elilll ilic I e
possible tin
the  I'm I  di
elc li
ef   lie
g, 1 used    hv    the
il   black    pninl
1 polishes.
experiuieuls  with  tl   number of ele        ,,.,     ,.,.,,.i|i,
es intended io ~c a the lives eef mill  I ......
eeat ij 1 i II ill
(leologic
ie rem,hi,M
trai ll*
win. i.s so devoid of ability that he
onsiderablo  quantitv   is!1'1111  "Ill.v  -got   sp 1  by tho  n'id  of tlio
nkers  of  shoo-blucl.lng,! strops, lie is unworth*,   ,.i  ihe I it-.
varnishes,    and    stove
iniiies exuel 11 hein-y leell of lives nearly
•verv year,    l-'iigltiud und llelgiuin have
I,e.l few
iug   to
T was married men's night at the re
vival meeting.
"Lot cell yon husbands who have
treeiilele ou yeeur mind stciiul up! " slotui
ed thc emotional prenchor nt tho height
e.:' his spasm.
instantly  every   mnn   in   the  church
reese tu his feet except <"ie.
".Mi!" exclaimed the preacher, ] r
itier out at the lone sitter, wine occupied . ,
a chair near the door apart   from  th.-| ""    "ll"M  '"' '"''•"'"I*  Ins uinanuensis
others, "vou arc one in cc million. I''™1!1 »f"'™l.v koep puce with him.   Mie
1 iirigiuni iiiaiiiise-iipls oi  th
Wuvei-lov
"ll ain't the." pi I back this one •»»!?"''' ,»>' »er l't" ol  I Me '  "'iverio,
iclplcssly, as the rest of th ingregi,    ;N1.,i:iv;;^t|v'";!',. ^!,,!"'P'P'uiuu'PrZ.
lieen t'irneel to ee'a/t- suspiciously at  hiin
1 • I   eon 't   got   up-   I 'ill   p:il;ll,\ /.eel.
Ill   c'i -inc.'!,' hint.
William lleckl'ord's "Vathek" was
completed by the unbroken exertion of
Ihree whole .lavs and two whole nights,
the  author  supporting   himself  during
his llllliut lllcil   V'igil  ley e-opieeiis drafts of
A STORY about Robert Louis Stavan-
son  nni  generally  known  is told
by    Mr-.    Stevenson's    grandson,
AustinStrong.   When Mr. Strong wns a   wine; c.ml  whal adds to the wonder
little chap  Mr. Stevenson  liked  to  sit   thai  the work  wees wiittmi  in  h'rimi-.li.
propped no in Led to watch him ut play      Steele  nnd   l-'ielding  wrote  muny   nf
in   the M   room.     Ami   often   it   Imp j their essays  while  the  press   uc*  wait
pened that  the Idem 1- of the -ee,, would ; ing.
make suggestions  for the  make-believe      Johnson,   like  (iibl    wrote  ut   Hrsl
games, and   insist   Ileal   thev  In- carried   with   labor,  hul   iiftei-.vard   I'oeml   Hint,
on,     Oue dny Austin  lind arranged | -villi  1 -lise, n  sintelv   uml  hiulily     n
some choirs iii 11 row, playing thul th<-\ I 'she.l style cunie cc- iinturull.i  ;c» ordiii
wer.,   ships,   ciml   Im,   standing   on   th"  ary expression comes 1 liunry people.
In.ni.   was    In'   ciiptnin.     l-'or   11   Ion,-   l-'orly-cigli!  oeliivo puges of the "Life
lime lo* proiulh  walked lhe 'leek uf l'i-   of Snvnge," 11 singulaHj  polished work,
vessel, encountered pinit"s  I w»ntlier  1 wer npleted   nl   ;c   sitting,   end   tlle
e.l ell kinds of storms until |„* fell   (he   " Lives of I'm I'oets" cost him cue 1 ■■
ll.e,,,   positively   hem ■   nnelei   hi-   f    trieuhle than  11   slipshod  articl -I-  a
Mr. Stevenson locelceel  on  in  perfect   -i I profossinnnl  .iournuli t.
Ience,    but    complete     ubsoi-ption,    uu       Hen  .loics.en  i"ll-  ,is  |„.  wrote  "The
doubt    plnyinu   the   whole   thing   iniiel'    Mel id"i"-i*  weeks; 1* I  lhal
the harder of the two,    l-'innlly Austin I "Telenintpie"   wc-   produced   lu   three
got  tired eel hi-  vessel, climbed off hi-   months,
I'linir   and   leeein   Walking   cecness   the       The mosl  piirtiintnus example of liter,
room to son hieit which I.-• • I nttrnct    11 ry feciimlity em record is l.ev I epics
ed his inlerist.    'Ihi- wus c.eo nine ia I'm    lion lo l.e found  in Hie person id' Lope
-llCill le   -   frilin   I hi-   s'ellle*,'.   IIII
t i.ii..-   precautious,   uitlioimi
ines   cr loiiocs   for   tin
presence nf lire dump. As 11 result ol
experiments in |e.uglund, lhere cr.' c
number   of    " ]iei'missible    ex[ilosives"
"limit    I'hurge,"    which    musl    lint    he
exc led  hy the  miners cer mi ivneri*
under pniu eel severe peuulty,
 f the devices used  in   Kurnpi	
mines which -vill probably be used here
in the future i- cu apparatus worn lev
lhe members eei' 11  rescue party iiniu'odi
etch   cil'ler   i.lent.     This  enables
them   i.e  enter  Ho-  mine  charged 'with I n multitiule of tiny holes.   The upright
gns ciml eocl dusl  \cpois.    Statistics uf    trill pipe-, whieh answers in the axle
onuti-y show thnl   ,,r ihe wheel, is kept in constant tovo*
cation: lotion,   turning   the   spokes   wilh    it.
■xplosion  in a  mine.    If im    Through   il   passes   ihe   gas,   escaping
i.leiil   res-   through   lhe   hole*s   in   the   spokes   iu   cc
multitude  of  tiny  jets.     Half an   inch
cent, "f lln1   fa    or so above the spokes is a  sheet-iron
,1.    'lice nppuni    ceiling, cooled by water (lowing over the
Kuriipoiin   .'.enl j top.   As the spokes witll thoir multitude
ml if the great spun  of light  harness
. racing is lo lee controlled ley 11 small tail
ullnclied  lo  a  strap, the breeders will
lime- tee govern themselves accordingly.
That  hopples cere' a  |..*ta-nt  source eef
I laud or ean lie itici.lt- such is shown by
! amended  rule 77,  which  insists that   if
; n horse starts in liopplees he shall wear
tliem lo lhe finish, 'iml they shall not be
removed  eer altered,  nor shall  a  horse
' which usually wears them be allowed to
[ start without them except by permission
i -if lhe  uiilees.    This rule nlone is sulllc
. ient    feer   their   condemnation   when    0
slight   luunipiilatieen   of   the   strups   can
... produce   victeerv   or  defeat.       Tlie   raee
are'   ive or six    eet   lliyli am   elett.'en toi ' .i'i 1 11
... ,. ? .     .V ; censes tee ele'penel 11 ion iinlnrcl spce'el aiol
Iwelitv   Ce-    111  1 heme er.       11  tie eenlre    .,        .   .        .'     ,-,■.       ,    . ,  ! 1
,.       'iii- •   1.      •        •• thee  elrivers  alnlltv,   hut   is   iletermi 1
eel     Cai'tl      Cl   II    IS    Clll    llieile   ||     pipe,       l'i,111      ,        .,       . ..■', „ .,
,,      , ,.      ...        ',. 7      1  1   ■ bv the harness.    Why not give the purse
the   lop   ol    whieh   radicle    some    ««'"   ,,', fi)l. „,..,kl.r „,   , h/. sfc.j.s.' This is :,,.
se,,,',.,,   snial or pipes, like the spokes      t,,,1M„   vi„w  „,•  „„.  ,,,       ,„„   ■„   is
nJ   ;i  w.-ci'I.    I',:m'1i oi these sin:.II  |nponl
is |ierfornlc(l on tin- upper surfueo witl
n-liiiHTv used in making rail..hi
 „ neither costly inn* eomptieuted.
,1  ilusi   explosions   ... | „or  .„.,.  , |u.  VVtt,ll>s^   i!1VMhl,i  «|   :lll
myst.evions. Sim*)1 soot, ur earbon black,
is 11 product oi' perfect eombn tion, the
whole secrel or earbon-black miuuit'itc-
ture n< to bnru the ;;:i.s with ;is little air
as will enable it to burn at all. Tliere
an* a In 1 ust us many ways uf manufacturing earbon bluck as there tiro maim
1'acturers, but iliis is tho philosophy of
them all. There is a series uf sheet-
iron structures called ''circles,"   These
R0LENA
CURES ECZEMA
AND   MOST   OTHER   GERM   SKIN   DISEASES.
TAROLEMA Consists of COMPOUND j WITH
COMBINED OILS-OF-TAR
■ OH   I llll.lllli:\   cue.I   Mild   lee.,,   ur
Mr)   Kcrnin. use  T \ 11(11 I'll \   \...   I.
I'llll    IlltV    K< /,i:i|\    c.e.el     Keener,
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TAROutMA
<U«XS    tClle-.-**.
50c
50c  Per Pot at  All  Druqgists.
If     >..ttr     llr.tuel.l     dtt...
ne.i  aril   TAIIOI RIIA,  ... ,lrr
Uireel      naael     ceilil.-es.
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Carbon Oil Works. Limited
'.V i.i;i p.e-
ihi
dentils   I'm
iniiii' disuste
nmilv   lerrilde
follow
ineelicite'i*.    Ciller   snell
eiiers could enter the niliic to help tie
millers, full**'  lll'tv  pi
tlllities   CO 11 l'i I   l.e ':. \ .'
Ins    ivhiell     is     use,I
tl
ipnllle*      eel       -ll-l Cl III i l|e     life' ,,f jjhk
is lire dump 'ei ilu' peeis.en jetM CC
v,  expliisiiins.    The lie'  ,-u
II     .'Clinn-     juelie'l I,link
eel
mil
e\ nor
eeU.~   \ Cl peels   He'll     |'nl|
deviiee    eeeiisi-l-     cl'    ci     eiilivns
eiplippeci   eeiile  I'vlinders  eel em
uxynell,   I'lililleell-il    eeilli   ll |
uuuiiii let  cc  flexible rulilier line,
lie   llll'.'.       'I  ll.'   II-.'   Ill'   I III'   ll.W.eell   i~   l,'M||
Iceie.l I,*, c. pressure |ruiiu,i-.    'I'l xlmlii
•  ..per:,l.er   i-   pussed   11)1*011^1
'-      '.'       peelClv-illM,       11 V, | P e X i I !(•
j.'ts revolve, the nuine's from the
e kepi  i listitnl conflict with
el  sheet inul  coiling, ectusine  tlie
"eel tie cii-eiiinulcite with ccsiiinisii
i'In I
OLD CHUM
TEX FOR TEN CENTS
ing riipiclity. At inlervnls between tlle
speilcs cue thin Iron lelcnleS lllilt just
toiieli Hi.* colling, scriiping from it lh.'
iieeiimuliitions uf soot, Th.' pintieles
fnll  Into ce  trough  fastened  below the
ti 'I   tic operator i- pussed  through   scraper, will, ci sleep incline t.nv;er,! tlie
-'icciii   In eei.*-   ei*   pntcissiiiui   lie,in,vide,  central   pipe.    The  constant   vibration
Tl iirlmii dioxiile is thus iibsorbed  I   ,.1' tli.* scraper mul  the tr.,iiKhs caused i
ihe reiiiiilniiig proilitel, «itli tieldeel oxy    by iheir moli -esults iu tl -1111111111
een. is available. ij,,,,  ,,i' curium  sliding  in  toward  the
Wilh ihis cippcuciiiis ce  man could en    eeutre.    When  nenr the upriglil  central
ter cc   inline  i„,, |intvl,\   afler  it x    pipe'. II nrbon  falls down  tilioit  bell
plosion ccc.l begin rescue wnrk. The lire ; eonveyors, by  which  il   is enrrled lee cc
• Iccucp ami   peels,11 -  vapors ,| 1   im    small eeittriil building, where' il  is emp
: Mutely  sufl'iiciito, cm.I  it   the  miners   lloJ ilirec.tly  Into lhe  vvoodon eccsks nr
e'emlil   be  blllllglll   lee  lhe  -llll'cce   '  cct   cn.ee    plipiT bags  ill   \Vlli. il   it   is  tee  be  shipped.
ihev M-otihl be sen,,,1.    I'.esbies limine      Three or four men can attend to more
these  tleviees   ready  cit   th ml lis  nf   than  n  score  nf  "circles,"  eonntmlng'
'I 'i'l'"*  feel   the  U-e eel'  mi s. lhe   llel      seVOnil  IllillillUS of ellllie  feet  uf g.'lS dill'
gb eihniiiies     ini ni iu    ihcct    mine    ing  encli   period  eel'  twenty-four  hours. I
e*«' " e cm v ci -ni'cieieiit supply "f lliem ' l''ully one thonsiind cubic feel nf natural
in deep underground work.    .\ rescuing  gas nn- rciptirctl in tnnko n single pound I
party    tbl   thus   penetrate   deep   tun    of ecirlie.u bluck.    I.cist yoar mure tliccec:
nets, cue; rtiiix cei: apparatus in the head   ten million pounds wore iimniifnetured in
'■:' n sini i. ■• miner -" thet lie wool ; I :!:,■ gns bolts cef Pennsylvania, Ohio and ,
not■iiii- while being curried to fresh air.   West  Virginia.    II  is therefore evident
Mine e .. pi. 1. bens lice \ c I  rcdiicud iii : Hint   fer this single purpose thee ci 11 unci I |
cetiisuinpl iein uf natural gns exceeds tliej
number nud seriiuisness in llelgiiim b\
the compulsory use ot stnndard miners'
lumps which ure tested by e'eiverniuenl
experts.    Many  nf Hit- so called safoty
liimps used by miners lime 1 11 found
inadequate, ruder severe tests in the
government experimental stations they,
hnve leaked sufficiently to ignite lire'
damp nnd e-eml dust. Another point
whieh the experimental tests have developed is Hint more explosions nre clue
to coal elust than In tiro-chin,p. The
careless use of explosives by the miners
themselves is a common cause of explosions and i-e ve in accidonts. The mien
in their hurry eer carelessness use too
heavy charges nnd cause under-propping of tlie supports or pree.luce cm explosion through lhe concussion.
The   ventilation   of   lhe   mines   is   un
enormous total nt' leu thousand million
cubic feet. Before I lie utilization of
natural gns for the manufacture of car
bon bluck this product sold at from $5
to $7 a pound, Today the price, loaded
on ears at the carbon-black factories, is
about 7 e'citts n pound. It is therefore
apparent Hint, the lowering in the price
of soot has been one of the factors that
have helped to make possible the cheap
books, newspapers, ami magazines of
the present dny.
It**, Weak. W«n, W»««ry ■*■»•.
Rallcved By Murine EcT*Jtommtr. TrJ
Hurts* For Tour ■/• Troubl*. .T-**
Will Uke Murine.. It BootheM. Mo At
Tou, nnutjlstej. Writ* For B»» B****.
FrM    Murine Er« cRemeay Co.. Toronto.
THE BUCK-EYE
VOL. 1
WEEKLY EDITION
No. :,2
THE BEST ON EARTH
Suuio years ago, tbe late Profoasor liowlund, of Johns Hopkins University,
testifying in a tease involving tbe Cataract Power Company, in answer to u
question on cross examination as to who, in his opinion, was tbe greatest
American scientist, replied, "I am."
After leaving tbe court room one of the lawyers ventured to criticise
tbe  answer  for  its efl'ect   upon  tbe  .jury, whereupon Kowlund exclaimed:
"Weill, what else could I say?   Wasn't I under oatbf"
There arc two kinds of swelled head. One of them is inflated with hot
air. pure aud simple.    The other has lhe goods, and bulges out with them.
Modesty prevents us from placing ourselves in our correct class, but
there are thousands to whom we can refer you for a true estimate of the
BOCK-EYE,    They are testing them daily.'
Were we placed on oath, and asked whieh was the best ten cent cigar in
the market today, we could do no otherwise than follow the Professor's illustrious example and reply	
"THE BUCK-EYE"
f
39 THE   HOSMER   TIMES
THE HEATHERLY JEWELS
By Elliot Balcstier
the  portrait of the girl  in   the  paper. j Ject.    When I started I wus promised a
Her! dat's who! An ' 1 sez she sha'u't j great deal of money by various people,
wiue
twee
roll.
tt^Se
AN" they're hangin' Danny De
in the morn —" the seeng ended
abruptly, in a cough and a splutter, and from chin to forehead the face
of Mr. William Wharton (otherwise
Willie the Wart) glowed a brilliant
sauguinary criinsun in tlie moonlight.
.Nut, however, by reason of any enibar
rassineut, confusion, or anger, ou Mr
Wharton's part. The effect was due
wholly to the large, somewhat overripe
tomato that had landed with force aud
mathematical precision directly upon
tbe point of his retrousse nose.
"Big Dan" O'Hara resumed his recumbent position with a grunt of satisfaction.   "De ne.x' time 1 bounce a rod;
Ace yer nut, see?" he declaimed gluwer-
t^fce-iy.    "I ain't a goiu' ler tell yer ter
Hi up again, Willie!"
.JrTlie   Wart  carefully   wiped   his   face
with   a   wild grape   leaf   culled   from  a
vine  that  covered   the   low  stoue   wall
against which lie had been leaning,
"Ain't no call for gettin' tabasco
about it!" he replied in a tone, equally
aggrieved, surprised, and apologetic.
"There warn't nothin' personal intended in that ther' song, Dan! ".
"I ain't talkiu' about thnt song, I'm
tulliin' about any song," growled
O'Hara, iinappoasocl. "S'pose we want
th' whole county gettin' wise ter us.
Dis aia't no bleioinin' picnic!"
The Wart settled his meager form
once more against the stone wall, ami
yawned. "Ilow'tl I know."' he return
i'd lazily. "Youse ain't toiil be nothin'.
What's'th' Iny uny ways? What're we
here fer—fifty'mile's from Casey's.'"
He glanced disgustedly up at the
moonlit sky, faintly visible through lhe
arching branches above him, uml then
peered gloomily over tin* wall into the
wide Held of corn that intervened be
tween   them   and   the   narrow  country
child of the slums, motherless, aad
se than fatherless, the Wart had
grown up thc associate of criminals
iioin babyhood. Ilis education was as
limited as his ingenuity could contrive
aud a paternal government permit. The
streets had been his playground, thc
more: successful crooks bis heroes, and
the history ot their crimes his principal
studv.
So the Wart had become a crook as'
naturally, and with as little compunction, as another man might become a
doctor or a lawyer, nnd had drifted
through the various branches of the pro-
, fession with thoughtless good-nature,
I and no particular effort, though his
.crookedness was more the result of environment, breeding, and circumstances,
than innate criminality, and perhaps
"Big Dan" had a share ia it, also.
Human nature is very much alike in
all classes, aad the worship of the fresh-
' |man for thc 'varsity football hero is
r no greater than that of the street waif
for the leader of the ward gang. "Big
Dan" had been the Wart's boyhood
idol, and now that they were both full-
fledged "yeggs" he still looked up to
the older man, aud was accustomed to
follow him blindly.
Hence when Dan had ordered him to
Imeet him at u certain spot near a cer*
"tain town in Westchester County, he
Iliad gone without question; now, how-
fever, he thought it was time he was
I told something of the venture they were
, embarked upon.
"What're we here fer?" he repeated
.as his companion remained silent.
Big Dau chuckled, his amiability apparently restored. "Say, it's de limit,"
be replied.   "Wait till 1 give it ter yer.
Dis 'nibrnin'  1   gets  or  call   ter   come
'round to Casey's, as a gent wants mc.
IWell, 1 goes aii' .lore's a swell guy iu
'r,h' back room—Suy!  yer oughter seen
him!     He was th' goods, all light, th'
real t'ing.
" 'Is this Mr. O'Hara?' sez he, like
; his mout' was full er hot dog.
'    " 'Sometimes it is,' sez 1. 'when  it
ain't sometiu' else.'
"•Big Dau?' sez he, an' goes on
quick, like he's scairt er what he's goin'
ter say. ' Do yer want ter make cr thou
sand»' sez he.
" 'Dat's my lay,' sez I. '1 makes er
few every week or so.'
' - - An'  deu  he  springs de con.    He
*tsez dere's er skirt he's soft ou, but her
' ettld man t'inks he's got er yeller streak,
"-Sn' he's scairt of his puttie' th' skirt
wise, an' his game is ter show  'em he
itairi't.   Dere's er lot cr jewels bclougiu'
Iter th' dame in er leather case in the
/safe.    Dey ain't such much—maybe er
**efew hundred,   he   sez—but   she t'inks
tdey's de whole show, so what I'm ter
No is ter crack de crib—it's easy—get
th' jewel ease, an' den de guy lands in
till   er  guu—loaded   wid   blanks—an'
^V it oil' me—see?" he paused, ehuck-
l again.
jHuh!" grunted the Wart.   "Dat's
'mig lay! What erbout de thousand?"
"I got two hundred dowu; de other
.eight's ter be in er envelope in th' safe.
c7e swell bug, he's stoppin' dere t 'night
-it's dat big bouse down der road a
'vi-ays—au' he'll get de old mau ter put
it in fer him."
Tho Wart grunted again.    "Listen's
rphoneyl" he said suspiciously.    "How
arboilt  de  getaway?       Maybe  it's  er
■•,lant.''
'Plant nothin'!    Casey's O.K.'d him.
He's er swell gun er some sort," returned Dan  contemptuously.    "It's er
ape!    Ho gives er phoney description
us, chases th' buttins oft' th' other
fay, we just walk through dese woods
Ji th' railroad, an' hit th' grit."    He
I'ruck a match and looked at his watch.
Two   o'clock,"   he   continued   rising.
Como on! "
He led the way, through the corn, to
ue road, and a ten minute walk brought
('hem to the gates of a  large country
I olace.
The Wart  paused iu surprise.    "Gee.
Js a swell joint! " he suid, liis quick
'♦■ailing in the broad sweep of  vol-
(fawn, the lurch-bordered drlvo, and
use beyond.    "II  'Inn 't   loeek
■igin. ter me!" hi- lidded besilal ingly.
'   ''Shut up cm'  ne mi!     Youse give
.nc  er  pnin! "  mapped   Dnn.    " Here's
uly de maids an' elee  butler -cm' ed'
Muy—In de liouse besides do family—
h'1 rest of do Borvnnts sleep in er house
kir dere own over bv de stables—come
he whispi'reel excitedly, "the old man's
coming!
Dan's light had been doused at the
lirst sound, but in the darkness he thrust
the case into the extended hands, aud,
j marry dat crook!    I'm goiu' down ter
peach   on   him—By de  hokep,   1  am!*'
Dan   looked  up, startled.     -'An' get
j us both pinched! " he sneered.    " Youse
is batty, tin!   Dey wouldu't believe yer,
| anyways! '"
"What   do   I    care!"    returned  thc
! Wart explosively.    "I'll make   'em believe.    Besides "
"Aw! Can il!" exclaimed Dau
angrily. "Yer got ter split on me ter
get him.    Youse ain't never t 'ought
e-losolv followed bv Wart, leaped out of I ?P ',ttm    *» a l'al *v,e ' ,W ,llu'-   .Au,   *vor
the window.    A second later the voung   l)L',t "  "°'!      '"'  l,PP[  "'"''^"'Sh-
mail followed, and so thev ,lashed acrosl   ,,    WU*   °*Uoni   , trle'*   l le    P-H
,. NelV etftlv-ril, Hi
fsV.hlmiia house
1 Vm.*!.-!- me!
Hiking in the shadows eef ihe trees,
they skirted the lawn, and, reaching the
e.  Dun  counted  the windows care*
lc llv.
'De front on de left side!" ho whis-
I'ered hoarsely.    "An' de guy's on de
fob!" he added, as the window opened
ka'o his gentle pressure. , "Dc safe's iu
,ere.   Now, den!"
Five minutes siifticcd the experienced
'an to open thc old-fashioned safe, and
f ie inner compartment yielded almost as
"riickly, disclosing a long envelope and
black morocco jewel case.
./'Dan stood up with a satisfied grin,
.owing the envelope in his pocket and
lushing his "bull's-eye" around the
Run. "Now, den, where's de dubl "
"said softly.
The door was thrown suddenly open,
"nd a dapper, rither good-looking man,
1 Si automobile coat over his silk pajamas, rushed hastily into tho room.
Jcc"Quick!   Give' it to me and beat it!"
l»i
9
the lawn, all three tiring their rerolvers
as they ran.
Halt-way across the young man
stumbled, fell, and lay ,1s if stunned,
while the two "yeggs" disappeared
down the wooded road. The sudden flaring of lights, the hoarse yells of men
and screams of women warned them
that the house was thoroughly aroused.
They did not run far, however, for as
soon as they reached the cornfield Dan
habited, anil after a moment's rest proceeded to lead the way leisurely through
it and into the woods.
"Dat," he remarked casually, "is
what 1 calls a artistic job—for all er
us! "
it was nearly noon when they reached
the city, for iu spite of the promised
misleading description aud direction
they took no chances, and it was not until they reached the third railroad station that they finally boarded a train.
'I'he news of the robbery was already
iu the papers, as tlie cries of tlie newsboys attesteit, much to the Wart's surprise.
"Dat's er little t'ing fer a extra,"
he remarked contemptuously, Dan did
not reply, but he bought a paper, and as
soon as they were safe in liis room opened it eagerly.
"Yah," 'hi' yelled exultantly, "th'
darned little mutt! I t'ough so. T'ought
ye'd double cross Dan O'Hara did yer—
yer—" he paused, lacking words sufficiently vituperative, and proceeded
more calmly.
"Oh, I'm th' wise guy, I am! Listen
here! " he added to the astonished Wart,
"dere warn't no cheap jewels in dat
case, see? Dere was a bunch er ice wort
thirty thousand bucks, an' ten thousand
in cash—er hundred century notes, see
de old guy'd got from th' bank ter pay
fer somethln', and dat—dat Harold De-
merest Ijeroy—dat's th' mug dat put
up th' job—was 'er goin' ter crook us
out er our share! "
The Wart's brows drew together ia a
vicious frown. "Well, he ditl, didn't
he?" he growled furiously.
Dau grinned, and drawing a black
morocco jewel case from his pocket
slammed it on the table with a bang.
" He did not I " he exulted. "It 'ought
I was on ter his lay, an' wheu he described th' box, I weut an' got one like
it—he didn't know th' dif iu th' dark,
see ?''
He laughed loud and long, while the
Wart stared in gloating amazement at
the black case, that held the fortunes of
both.
Almost unconsciously he leaned over
and touched it caressingly, as though to
test its reality. As he did so his eye
fell upon a picture in the paper lying
upon the table, and suddenly he became
rigid, staring as if fascinated, at the
portrait of a girl. Next to it was that
of a youug man, and above one of an
elderly gentleman.
For a moment the Wart .glared at the
three portraits, a dozen unaccustomed
emotions following each other ou his
vice-seared face. Then, witli a strange,
sinking fear he allowed his eyes to fall
slowly to the caption beneath the pie-
lm*os, ami painfully spelled out the
words.
Senator lleatherly, the victim of
the latest Westchester burglary,
Miss Elaine lleatherly, his beautiful daughter, aad Mr. Harold Dc-
morest Leroy, whose heroic conduct
last night, it is saiel, has overcome
Senator lleatherly's objections, and
whose engagement to Miss lleatherly will shortly be announced. Mr.
Leroy himself lost a considerable
sum.
For a long time the Wart sat immov
able, only his lips moving silently, quite
unnoticed by Dan, who was gloatingly
examining the jewel case preparatory
to breaking it open. Then he straightened up stiffly.
"Dan," he said softly, "do youse
remember—Nell?" and tliere was a sudden, wonderful, and unexpected tenderness in his voice as he pronounced the
name.
Big Dan looked up in astonishment,
but even his harsh voice softened a little
as he replied. "Nell? Sure! She was
th' prettiest kid in tb' ward—I never
seen her. arter youse took her erway."
"No," returned the Wart gently.
"We went uptown. I—married her,
Dau."
Big Dan nodded. "Dat's good," he
said simply.
"I married her," repeated the Wart
humbly, almost apologetically, "an' we
had a little joint up-town—just us two.
You know what I've had, Dan, an' what
I've been—I hadn't never lived before
—nor since. But—but she didn't know
I was a crook; she t'ought I was a
truckman, like I said, till—till one day
she found out—an'—au' it broke her
heart. Daa, I quit! I quit an' got er
truckin' job really—but—she wasn't
never th' same—no more.
'' Dough she tried ter be—tried not
ter let me see she wns scairt er me, but
it warn't no use—an arter th' kid came
—an' went—it. wuz worst dan ever.
Sho'd just lay dere, white an' weak, an'
try tor smile, an' not ter shrink up when
I came near her—au' not ter cry out if
I went ter touch her—an' I—I— Oh!
It wuz hell, Dau— I ain't lvin'—it wuz
hell!"
lie   |e;iiiseel,   liis    I rso,    emotionless
voice trembling slightly, and Big linn
shook his head vaguely, with embarrass
e.l, uncomprehending sympathy.
"An' then she came!" the Wart continued, his eyes suddenly glowing. "A
swell dame from up Fift' Avenoo; but
she wn in 'l none er dose settlement
skirt*—nol em yer life—nn' whut she
did had sense ter it. Sho got her own
■ laia-t.tr un' ci Sister from tli' hospital,
when it got near th' end, but it all
warn't no use, Dan. She knowed it
right orlong, nn' lh' doc tol' me.
" Dey kept her alive six inont's longer
den wuz natural, un' dut ain't all, Dan.
Dat lit lie kill—she warn't mnre'ti a kid
—she made Nell happy. Au' elat ain't
all. De last day T up an' tells her th'
whole t 'ing—whul T wuz, an, what made
Nell sick, uu' all de rest—an' does she
give uie tie' icy mill? Not on your ga-
zaza. AH she sez is. 'I ivisht youse had
or tolt ine before, Mr. Wharton. I'll
speak wid her.'
'' An ' she does. T don't know what
sin- sez, but in no time out she conies
an' sez ler me, soft, like she wuz talkin'
ter a kid. 'Youse go in, Mr. Wharton—
Nell wants youse.' An'—an' I went in,
un' Nell jus' smiled—so happy—an' put
out her arms—an' dey warn't no fear no
more. No fenr. an' no hate, an' no
shrinkin', an'—an' she died in my
arms.''
He- paused and for a few moments his
head sank upon his breast, while Big
Dan shuffled uneasily. Then suddenly
he sat erect. "An' elo youse- know who
dat dame wuz?" he cried harshly. "She
wuz her! " he pointed a grimy finger at
blankly. ]t had not occurred to him
that Dau would be involved. "But she
aiu't a goiu' ter marry dat crook!" he
continued hotly.    "Not if "
"Ah! croak th' mutt!" interrupted
Dan contemptuously, "I'll help "
The Wart sprang up, leaning half
across tbe table.
"Alt' bavin' her bustin' ber heart
fer him?" he roared furiously. "1 sez
she sha'u't marry dat mutt, and I sez
dis swag goes back! Do you get dat,
Dan  O'Hara?    Dis swag goes  back!"
Big Dau sprang forward anel seized
the box, his face growing bard anil
grey, and his narrowed eyes glittering
veuomously.
"Say! Y'ouse are nutty!" he snarled, anil even as he spoke his right hand
flashed to his hip. But the Wart was
too quick for him. Twice he struck.
The blackjack lauded true, aud Big Dan
erumpleel up.
The Wart wasted no time in carrying
out his programme. In a moment the
cuse was in his pocket. Then raising
the senseless man in liis anus, lie bore
him gently to the bed, laying him comfortably on thc pillows, The envelope,
containing the eigiit hundred dollars,
he took from Dan's pocket, ami removing only a fifty-dollar bill replaced it.
The two hundred earnest money- ho did
not touch.
Then he hurriedly started for the
eioor. but at the threshold paused, and
after a  moment  came slowly back.
"I'm sorry, Dan!" he saiel regretfully. "Youse an' me has been good
pals! Youse was always square wit'
me, too—au' now I've had ter do yer
up! I'm sorry, Dan, but—I had ter
pay my debt ter her.''
but many of the promises did not come
oft', aad the result was that the expedition went into debt to tlte tune of $17..,-
OOU. Since I have been back 1 have
been spending a great ileal of the time
paying off this debt. I had paid off
about 900,000 up to the first of December, aud then the Imperial government
made a grant of $100,000. it is not for
myself 1 am lecturing, but to pay off
the liabilities of the British expedition,
anel everyone who comes tonight is helping in that work.
1 remember on one occasion the King
and l^uee.-n came on board the Nimruil
at Cowes. There wus a very rich man
with a very big yacht who came to me
ami told me tnat he had obtained my
autograph about the time of the previous expedition, and then got it for
the seconel time. When I went up to
London l thought 1 would touch hiin for
a bit, but he said: 'i don't take enough interest ia this to give you
money.' When 1 came back from the
expedition, 1 was at a diuner, and this
man came rushing up to ine. He said:
'Sir Ernest, I have your autograph
twice.' 1 replied: 'Oh, have you? Well
I have never been aide to get yours
where I want it.'
During my lecturing tour ufter the
first expedition 1 was living in Edinburgh then, a very intellectual city, the
modern Athens. I thought the people
of Leith would like tee hear me. 1 paitl
out $25 for a halt and $12,50 for advertising, When I drove clown to the place
I found one druiiken man, aa old woman
and ll couple of childr-'ii there. (Laughter.) I went out to the cabman who
hail driven me there aad said: -Look
here, if you can get anyone to hold your
horse you can eome in ami hear ine lecture.' Hut he saidi 'Oh, no, thank
you, sir. I'ui all right where I am.'
(Laughter.) But despite these discouragements, I was not going to give up;
I went on to the bitter end. Finally,
about twenty-five persons turned up—
twenty-live at a shilling a head. I told
my wife when I got home that twenty-
jive shillings hud been roalized, but she
said: 'Oh, no, there has not; for I sent
Ihe'e.uok and one of tin- maids, and two
shillings must be taken off for them.'
(Laughter.) Recollections like these
reiuind me of Mark Twain's experience
tread  ou   tbe  heels  of
till    you    come    where
the
the
up
wind came
helped us.   We picked up
pot.   There was egni-c nu
many,
ways
ll  nail beeu lying in  tne sun since we |
left it.    The result was that tor eight i *"
days   we nil   hied  dvsentery.    But   tli. j
from thc douth and that.       <n**'iu**,
our next de-   -*"<1 one lies sate in the sunlight, i
food; but the I l'"-' other is dreary and wan;
i     i        ..... ,„-„le beef tea I * et .vou  '°ok  aslant at  the lone  trc
iro/.eli    elooei   eet   a   llcer.-e   lll.lllt.   llt.t.i    eta. •
'   »•„.., ,.-., tli'.r hn If cool: -• ■•'"' the lone trail lures vieu on.
So verv hungry were we mai n,ui coot. .
etl   horse   meat   was   eaten   ravenously.
We were on the march from a quarter
to seven in th" morning till six o'clock
■ttnigl." wilh .•:..' hour . rest lor lunch,*    <       '       '"      ""'"';    "'       '    ! "■■"'-'■
Now  we began  to talk  and  to dream)
abojt food.    >Yc talked about it all d*y-,|
c.nel wo dreamed of it cit night.   One,*,,
in my night's di'.-uni, 1 tasted bread ami
butt'r, but aflerwuieis, when 1 told my
companions m.,- experience, they were
net interested. (Laughter.) 'lhey had
uot tasted biect.l and butter.
Then we began to encourage one
other.   We would say. "New, boys
arc back on board ship again. We
up and put our hands up in our
and reach iiown something to ei
have   our   breakfast   at  eight   o
an-
we
wake
bunks
t. iVe
clock:
ham   and   eggs—fried   eggs—plenty   ot |
bread and butter, jam ami marmalade, i
We have lunch at one, and tea at four,
and dinner at six."   And we sat around
in our tent at niglit. each nibbling care-j
fully around one' biscuit, so as to makej
it last longer.    If ever a man dropped I
a crumb, six pairs of eyes watched its
progress to tlie ground, a'ml if the own
er did not notice it—which rarely happened—the  others  would  'Haw  his  attention to it.    Not the smallest morsel
was ever allowed to go to waste.    And
through our minds tlitteel thoughts ami
recollections ran in from the aristocracy
of food at hotels to the humbler meal of
something that would stick to the ribs.
Finally  we arrived safe and sound on
board   the    Nimrod,   after   a   journey i
which  had   lasteel   120 days.    The  day]
after we arrived. Wild, one of my com-j
pcininns,   fell   and   sprained   Ins   ankle.
And vet mil one accident had occurred
while'    we    were    crossing    dangerous
'chasms ami crevasses.
■Ami somehow ymi're sick of the highway, with its noise and its easy
needs;
And you
ciml -.on reck not where it lead
And sometimes it leads in ihe desert,
ainl the teingue swells cent of the
mouth;
And you stagger blind to the mirage, to
die in the mocking drouth.
'And sometimes it leaels to the mountain, to the ilght of the lone camp
tire,
And you gnaw your belt in the anguish
of hiingei goudeel desiie.
And sometimes it leads to the .Southland, to tie: swamp where the or-
chid glows,
And you rave to your grave witii the
fever, and they rob the corpse for
its clothes.
'Ami sometimes it leaels lo the* North
land, and the scurvy softens your
bones,
And your llesh dints in like putty, and
you suit out your teeth like stones,
And sometimes it leads to the coral reef
in the wash of a weedy sea,
Ami vieu si! und -ler.' at' the empty
glare, where tie gulls wnit greedily.
'And sometimes it leads to an Arctic
trail, unci the snow- where your
torn  feet  freeze,
And you whittle away the u
and crawl een v<eiir haiiels
fellow servant idea. It was this prin
ciple that kept poor Mrs. Kane in court
for me,re than nine years; it is now depriving America's widows anil orphans
eef millions uf dollars every year."
Ainericun ce.urts hold thai "any man
who engages i-i a dangerous occupation
does se, at hi- i.wn risk. If h... objects
to doing it, ice has the privilege »f
throwing up iei- job." If cc train . is
wrecked through the fault of a tele
gr:i|di operator, every passenger injured
can recover substantial damages; but if
the engineer e»i :,,;v other employee is
killed, his wielee'.v or orphans can not get
ce e-eni.   For:
"'I'he eeeiiit says thai these suffer
through the a,-t of a fellow servant; On-
like the passengers, then are supposed
to know all about the incompetent telegraph operntor. and to have* had him
especially in mind when lhey made their
contracts with their employer. They
assumed the risk; if they sutler it is
their own (fault. The fact that thev are
working for cc railroad al nil implies, in
the eye of some courts, a waiver of all
rights tee life ami to limb when in jura-el.''
i Often it. lea.ls to tl
lends to pain;
By the bones of yeeur brother
it, but, cell, to follow yon '
By your bones they will foil
you, till the ways of the
made plain.
That puts into weenls -.vh
ers can  think  and  feel  onlv
eless clay,
and knees.
leccel pit: always it
■ ye know
■e fain,
ew behind
world ure
THE TELEPHONE IN MEDICINE
THA'I a telephone with a very clear
nuel loud-speaking transmitter may
I f the greatest aid t.e physicians in the diagnosis of elisccts,* is shown
by a writer in The Lancet. A trans-
mitter possrasiug the-,' qualities in an
unusual degree has beon recently devised in  England  by s. 0. Iiicetvn'. who
meeting eef the lnstitu-
il Kngineci-. His in
ble a physician to eic-
I'.v telephone a hundred
y-   ihe   writer   iu   The
Hi.
It is verv much colder and stormier
iu the Antarctic than iu the Arctic. In
the Antarctic there is no animal life
uud lhere ure no Eskimos. I once heard
a storv of an Kskimo in tlie north,
which was rather interesting. A little
Kskimo was iu love with an Kskimo
girl, but her father did uot regard his
inciiiv lime
I we speu i:
I might
because
quote Mr. Servi
he has felt
The Call of the Wild
'Have   yeeu    marked   tlle    map's    voeiel
space's,   mingled   with   the   mongrel
rac
brute
A B3AUTY SPOT ON THE RED RIVER
At the door he paused again. "Goodby, old pal! "he said softly, and closing
the door he quietly locked it and put
the key iu his pocket.
Late that afternoon, as the auto containing Senator Heatherly and his
daughter slowed down to enter the gate
of their country place in Westchester,
an exceedingly tough-looking character
stepped suddenly from the bushes, without a word tossed a black morocco jewel
case to which wns attached a grimy ou-
velope into Miss Heatherly's lap, and
disappeared.
Had Miss Heatherly been an ordinary
young woman she probably would have
ignored the note and hastened to assure
herself that the jewels were in the box,
but as it was she coolly banded th^ case
to her father, and opened the note.
She read, in a sprawling, schoolboy
hand:
dere Miss i lean not ler, youse marry
that  krook Leroy.    1   aos  bo is a
krook beciiz Casey nos hiin an be-
CUZ he put up lhal job Ins nite but
my pal an me dubble X him an gtv
blm u dummy box.    lhe $800.00 in
lhe envillup wuz pari of hour pay
for the  job.     I  linked  my  pal  out
ter git tiie jewels so 1 got ter beat
it quick or he will get me but donl
youse marry that krook Leroy.
Yours  truly
William Wharton (Alas lhe Wart).
Miss Heatherly read this remarkable
missive twice, then, without commont,
handed it to her father. " Potior Nell!"
Bhe murmured. "Poor little Nell! Yes,
I am afraid it. is 'Alas the. Wart.' "
S1
SIR  ERNEST   SHACKLETON'S   ADDRESS TO THE VANCOUVER
CANADIAN CLUB
IK ERNEST SHACKLETON, the
noted English explorer, whose
quest of the South Polo proved all
but successful, addressed the members
of the Canadian Club, the gathering being one of the largest in tho history of
the club. The guest, who was received
with great enthusiasm, said:
I want to thank you very much for
the very hearty applause with which
you have greeted me, and also because
so many of you have been interested
enough to turn out and hear me speak.
I am going to speak again tonight, and
I hope you will be tbere, too. I am not
going to tell you much about the expedition now, because you don't want to
hear the same thing twice. I speak
quite frankly about the desire I have
thnt you should como tonight; because
when I tell you about the formation, the
initiation, of this expedition, you will
realize that  it was a pretty hard pro-
in connection with a lecture which he
delivered at Portland, Maine. Six
months afterwards he mot a mau who
said to him: "I heard your lecture at
Portland, and I enjoyed it very much.'
Whereupon Mark observed: 'So you
are the man who was there, are you?'
(Laughter.)
The Antarctic is a very interesting
region. What struck me most in the
course of my travels through this wonderful country of yours, with its myriads of farms and magnificent mountain scenery, was the similarity between the mountains here and those in
the Antarctic. Yours, of course, are
clothed with forest; I am not talking
anything about the snows of Cunuda,
Hint sort of talk hns all been done uwny
with. (Laughter.) But the resemblance
between the mountains of Canada and
the mountains of the Antarctic is certainly remarkable. We discovered and
mapped out over a hundred mountains,
ranging in height from 5,000 feet to
I'l,024 feet. Those mountains wero a
wonderful sight to us. After marching
live eluys, through n dense fog, ut the
rate of about sixteen miles a day,
full view of great mountains, which no
man bail ever soon, we began tei climb
the longest glacier in lhe world. It is
about 140 miles lung. We climbed to
a height of over 10.1100 feet, and here,
on n grent plateau, with tin- wind blow
ing over from the South, the temperature never once rose ubove zero, and
was frequently so much us forty degrees
below. We wenl ou until the clothes
we stood iu became badly worn. Our
bunts gaped, and as we walked the heels
opened nnd shut like a concertina, wilh
almost thee sume painful effect, (Laughter.) We went on until the third of
.Innuiiry. On January 3rd, Inst yoar,
we realized the unwelcome and painful
fact thai we were not going to reach
the South Pole. We were reduced to
eighteen ounces of food per man, whicli
was not enough for body heat, let alone
to supply muscle wastage. We found it
more difficult to carry J50 pounds per
man than it had been to carry 250
pounds per man a fortnight before. We
made a depot on this plateau, and I asked my three companions if they were
agreeable to a further shortening of
food, and these three men agreed, as
they always did. They gave mo many
valuable suggestions, which I found
very useful, and wc stayed with it until
the time came when we had to turn
back. Wc turned eventually, and when
we got back to seo level wc came across
a depot which we had made two months
before. We were so short of food we
had to cut meat from lhe bones of a
horse which had been dead two mouths.
Felt the savage strength
every  thewf
And though grim as hell tlie worst is,
can you round it off with curses?
Then  barken  to the wild—it's want
ing you!
Have   you   suffered,   starved   and   tri
umplied,    grovelled    down,    yet
grasped at glory.
Grown  bigger  in the bigness of the
whole?'
Thnt is the thing we also feel in our
hearts.
t waul to think that iu doing this
honor to me you are doing it. to my
comrades thousands of miles nway who
will always be in my heart as much as
anybody who may be close tu me. (Loud
cheers).
WHY RAILROAD MEN DIE
RAILROADS may be safe enough for
the passengers, but they seem
fatal to the ' workers wlio man
them. It appears, from an article in
McCluer's, that thc list of killed and
injured is so appalling that it will take
only a few years to maim or kill all the
men now working on our railroads,
necessitating the recruiting of an equal
number of new men to replace them.
This is a severe drain ou the country's
supply of able-bodied men. equal to a
continuous war. Mr. John M. Gitter-
man, who writes this important survey
of industrial and vital disaster, traces
its cause to the difficulty of railroad
mon or their widows and orphans iu securing damages from the rouds. As he
puts it:
"The railroad has to pay for an injured passenger; therefore' it takes
pains not to injure him. The railroad
has to stand the loss of a damaged loco
motive; therefore it takes pains not to
damage it. The railroads do not, in
general, have to pay for killed employees; therefore they kill one iu every
two hours. The law throws the whole
burden of industrial accident on the
toilers; the protection that this affords
the employer simply oiicourngos his negligence and increases the number of
mishaps. The railroads are not philanthropic institutions. Where the law exempts them from responsibility, they
will hardly assume responsibility for
themselves.''
While the proportion of the killed to
the whole number employed has remained practically constant at about >/s of
1 per cent, for the last twenty-one years
in spite of safety devices, iii that'tiine
the proportion of injured bus quadrupled:
"Whereas once in two hours, month
iu and month out, a conductor, brake-
man, switchman, or railway laborer perishes by accident, one is maimed every
six minutes. Last year (i.4 per cent, of
ull the railway employees in thc United
States were injured; thus the chances
are that no one can escape accident for
nine years. No wonder that most of
the life insurance companies refuse to
insure a railroad man on any terms,
while in any sort of company a switchman can he insured only nt'a rating
twenty years in advance' of his actual
age. ...
"In spile of double tracking and
that he had earned off safety devices and palliative legislation,
nan instead of the girl. (Laugh- mutters have come to such a pass that if
ter). There are no mistakes like that the injured of one bud venr could all
ui the Antarctic at all. wait  i'„  ijnP  before one'hospital  door.
Yet when one has been in the Ant- the queue would reach the length of
arctic one always wants to go back Manhattan Island, from the liatterv to
again. The men who were wltb me aro Spuyten Duwil Creek, buck again to
always coming to me and saying: 'Now, the Battory, and up once mere ns far as
Boss, let us get up another expedition J Madison Square, while tl
"     '" " """    ''side bv side, would make
suit with favor, because the little Eskimo didn't have sealskins enough to
pay for her. Near the hut where the
olel man lived there was a great chasm,
which was crossed by a snow-bridge.
The little Eskimo made up his miud
that he would take his sleeping bag, go
up to the old man's but, carry off tho
girl, recross the chasm and cut off pursuit by throwing down the bridge. He
went to the hut, picked up what he
took to be the girl, carried her across
the chasm and then threw down the
bridge. When he opened the sleeping
bag he found "
the- old
(escribed it at
lion  of  Electric
volition  will  enu
amine a patienl
miles   -iwav.     Si
Lancet:
-■ Primarily Mr.
the  subject   wus    .    .
sounds  produced   iu  thi
phone, and thus to render
greai distances a practice
eiitiiullv he has designed s
accessory to the teleph	
dentally may | rove lee be ce
jiinet to the diagnostician,
stethoscope in its present
the sound of the heart to 1"
as loin] as in the ordinary
If, however, the telephone relay invented by Mr. Brown is attached, the two
instruments combined raise the intensity of the sound some twenty times aud
more. The instrument was tested in a
number of diseased heart cases ami it
appeare.l l.e render dingoosis easy and
revealed some phenomena ouly
viously suspected."
When the instrument wus applied elir-
leeart the sound of the
telephones is reported to
been uncomfortably loud and to
have been easily heard not onlv by tho
patient but b.v all those standing around
telephones wore in posi-
We
s   interest   lu
magnify the
ordinary teHe
telephony at
I matter. Ev-
remarkable
which  inci-
.•••luable ad-
The electric
form causes
• three timel
"e'thoscope.
pre
ei'tlv
beats
have
lee
the
the
even when the
tion een the he-ad of the operator.
read:
"The stethoscope as used increased
the heart-beats to the almost complete
exclusion of the shriller or breathing
sounds. The instrument can be so tun
ed, however, that nothing but the
breathing sounds are audible. The passage nf the air through the lungs was
heard as 'the roar of wind through i
forest of trees.' Replacing the telephone headpiece by a transformer the
stethoscope was joined to the ordinary
telephone service, and for the sake of
experiment the sound of the heart has
been transmitted over several miles of
telephone line to medical men in various parts of London. The sounds received were as loud and clear, it is stated, as when heard locally. It is suggested that it is now possible for the physician, say, in I,on,Ion. to examine a patient, say. in the country, stethosoopi-
I'ully, und to arrive at a' correct diagnosis. The instrument may obviously
bee'ceine of elisti
and the
deaf.
ervice to the
rdinnry telephone sounds can
by Hs moans lee projected into a room
so that every one pres.'nl can hear. A
public performance may thus bt
duced iu the hearing of
persons present iu
tlie actual scene.'
repro-
company of
room remote from
and
epiee
und go back!' I know full well that if
I do I shall have those men with me.
No one could have had a more loyal set
of men, from the youngest ou lhe ship
to the oltlest in the party.    All were ac
tnnteil by the one Idea:  'Dee \ r best
by the expedition.' J have stood in tho
limelight mure than lhey have; hut do
body knows as well as i'do how much I
owe to the comrades who were with me.
When I tell you that for live months
one of my parties went away of their
own initiative, discovered the magnetic
polo and did a great deal of triangular
and scientific work, you will realize
that it does not require lhe lendor lo
be everywhere on an expedition such as
tliis. Therefore, I canuol say often
enough how much 1 owe' to Ihes,, men
who were with me; because they worked
absolutely regardless of their own glorification, If it is ever my luck to gee
again, the gain and the honor is mine
if 1 have those men with me, (Cheers).
T cannot explain  the fascination and I dents
1 wee miles long. ■'
Then what becomes of
and whal provision is made
eews uml orphans of the kill
termini instances the 0081
Kane, cc h'reluun employed
1,'liil
.lead,
e row-
laid
arly
MOVING PICTURES IN CHURCH
Cl HICAGO is saiel to gather on Sun*
' day evenings one-sixth of its entire population into 400 amusement
places where moving pictures are the
chief attractions. Other cities compete'
in their several cupacitles, "The theatres and five' and ten cent shows are
thronged," observes The Michigan
Christian Advocate. "while the
churches are thinly attended." From
this statement to tlie following question
is an easy transition: Why should nol
the Ohurch be as -vise as tin- w.irl 1
go iu for mining picture attractle
"i.i-; Methodist ;,i,nnal takes
ler'teii-.','   us lhe following sli...
•-It is thought that inasmuch as lh-
church attrie'eini.s would bc free, I bo
"row.ls would prcfei them, esp-j ially tne
poor people.
"As for the pictures, 'the thrilling
stories nf tlie Old' Testament, and the
beautiful tales of the New Testament,
together with modern illustrations of
Christian heroism' would, it is said,
make attractive up-to date shows.
"At lirst blush this suggestion would
seem to many like a plausible thing,
progressive, ' up to date.' and promising
of gooel results.
'It would, perhaps, nol be much more
uf au innovation on old-fashioned worship than much of the hired music is.
And it probably would not cost much
more than sou hurdles pay their artistic singers. Is it righteous lo make
irl ist ic appeal lo the ear te
crowd, and wicked to mak.
pea]  lo the eye.'
"Moreover, on the scon
tion nlone, the suggestion i
condemned, especially by
.led,a   Wesiee   adopted   an
when   l„e look |„  tler-1,1  prcili
•apt ii re a
artistic ap-
ot   innova-
mild not bo
Met hnel ist s.
Innovation
hing, which
Hu' regular
Methodists
11 ihe time,
In' did not lil,.', iii lieu of
pulpit, which he ,|,,| like,
are adopt iug  innovations t
and   Will   COIlt il    lee   elo   SO.'
Tllis joiirneii is not insensible to the
"scrieeiis objections" natural to the
suggestion. "There is probably no form
of enterlaiiii' ei I -o har.l .en ihe eye, and
indirect!) upon the health, as motion
n   low,   stuffy   r u-."   \lore-
the lure of that wliich calls us forth.
Ono of my best men on my last expedition was a quiet, capable young Canadian named Michel. Be was always on
tho spot when there wns anything tn
ho done, whether it wns a too" that had
to be taken off or a tooth that, had tn
bo taken out. (Laughter). There is another Canadian who has not boon an
explorer but who must have been in
tho north—your young
Robert Service,—(Cheers)—I make
apology for quoting from, tn convey to
you some idea of the biro and fascination of the wilds. The poem from which
I wish lo quote is:
The Lone Trail
'The  trails of the  world  be countless,
ami  most of the trails be tried;
the maimed,
for 11n- wiel-!
idf   Mc <iit-
eef Thomas
by the Erie
l, whose widow, lefl destitute by
his death through un c Idont, succeed
cei in recovering damages in 0 veurs, in
iiiieiiths. nud 21 days, after the case hud
I  tried four times in the lower courtl
uml   hael   been   heard   live  limes  on   cep
pi'Cll.      He  Cl! ill'-   the case  of  the   wid-
'eee nf a yard employed \vh',«e suit for
damages is still lingering in tlie ponn- plctu
sylvanin courts ufter ten yeurs of litigu over:
tion. Mu* case nf Hnzolrlgg who iniin "Only tl.
aged i" obtain $27.78 for tin* loss of Ids' long sustnii
intn. nod lhe case nt' a willow who was exhibitions,
nwardod $ I l'.iiiki for her husleniers Old Testamont'and'tho
death, but whose case, after more than of the New Testament' would have to
eleven years, is still in Ihe courts, be fixed up in very catchy style if the
"Wilh eighty or ninety thousand acci- crowds which have been'surfeited on
year, and the percentage,of ro-  prize-fight show** and other current ex*
ici'sciN ou  appeal  greater  in this class   citon I    arc    tee    be    drawn    to    the.
of cases than in any othor, one cun churches. The official boards, too, would
imagine the medley of decisions and thei have to come down with a lot of cash
exient. of the injustice." I to buy new negatives by the thousand
urring Sunday evoning
•   tiiiest    exciting   *
i' teresl   in  sucl
■'I'lee thrilling
I
'nes  can
tiresome
lories of the
Ultiful tales
to buy
The reluctance of courls to grant com*! feet feer each re
pensatieui    to    injtireel   employees,    the j performance.
writer attributes in the first place tn nd- "It is sai.l that fully $00,000,000 has
herence t" au English judicial decision been invested ill picture shows by tho
of 1S-I2, by which it was laid down that' fraternity who have converted old
"tho master could not be held respon- Stores ami halls iu everv town anil vil-
countryman,; sible for the injuries inflicted by a fel-; lage into five-cent,picture parlors. Is
low servant." although, "in England i the Church prepared to compete with
itself, where this fellow -servant idea : that outlay?
originated,  it  has  since beon   repudiate     "But the moving-picture business is
eel.''    Further, wc reu
"Of all countries civilized enough to
have well-developed roads. Turkey ami
tho United States nlone have no coinpcn
sntion acts, nnd the American courts
alone glorify in  Iheir adherence to the
here, probably to stay, and if tho
churches wish to combine anel send their
preachers around giving shows somewhat after the early circuit method,
thev enu thus save* some of the expense
in 'filling the churches.' or trying to." THE   TIMES,    HOSMER,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
LET YOUR CHRISTMAS
GIFTS   BE   USEFUL
For Mother and Sister
Knives, Forks and Spoons in Nickle
Knives, Forks and Spoons in Nevada
Knives, Forks and Spoons in Silver Plate
Nickle Plated Tea and Coffee Pots
Nickle Plated Trays
Scissor Sets
Shears
Skates
Carpet Sweepers
Washing Machine
Rocking Chair
Dining Table
Set Dining Chairs
Arm Chair
Centre Table
Side Board
Nelson Range
SUITABLE
J
ust
Received
A
fine
line  of Grass
Cha
irs,
Settees and
Chi
ldren's   Rockers.
Just
the thing for Christ-
mas
prese
nts.
For Father or Brother
Pocket Knife Skates Hunting Knife
Alarm Clock Hockey Sticks Fine Tools
Measuring Tape Rifle Pocket Scissors
Razor and Strop
Shaving Brush
Safety Razor
For Boys, Girls and Little Ones
Cliikls Knife and Fork Set
Double Runner Skates
Snow Skates
Hockey Skates
School Knife
Childs Rocker
Bennett Bros.
Hardware
'♦♦♦♦♦■»■»♦•♦"■» -»♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦■»•»♦♦♦♦♦ i
Furniture +
Chamois for Elk Reserve
Chief Game Warden Bryan
Williams, who has jiuc returned
from a short tour through Lil-
looet, spent yesterday in the
capital, and is authority for the
statement that tlie past season
has heen an exceptionally good
one for game of all varieties,
and that instead of shoving sign?
of exhaustion, the big game of
liritish Columbia, a very valuable
provincial asset, are reil'v on the
increase. And this despite the
fact that all the many distinguished hunters who visited the province during the past season returned to their homes delighted
with the fine trophies secured.
There were many of such hunters
in the field, and all had rare good
luck. During Mr. Bryan Williams' own stay of eleven days in
Lillooet, he counted no fewer
than i>5o head of mountain sheep
and deer. The former are supposed to have belonged to a band of
about 160 frequenting the locality
-..d which arc multiplying rapidly
—the Montana brown sheep or
common big horn. Mr. Honey-
man, one of this season's big
game hunters from abroad, reported sighting 87 sheep and 82
deer in a single day, while he
himself secured the limit of two
sheep, two gnats and two deer,
all splendid trophies, in the short
space of eight days.
For the further protection of
thc game, the governmei 1 has
just adopted orders-in-council establishing three leserves, or rather enlarging two existing game
reserves, and formally creating as
a game reserve the large tract in
East Kootenay thai for some
time past Ins 1 an operated as
such by successive orders-in-
counci
square miles area. The game hc.-_
in has been well protected dining
the past two seasons by present
ed closed seasTus. aid the wapiti
now) range the l'r.otti.'IIs in lordK
bands.   They   i.e iarger and finer ainimals than   the   Vancouve-
Island wapiti,   a.i." are now   becoming so numerous that by next
season it is hopyl that protecti->r.
may be for a shjrt period withdrawn and the hunters obtain a
chance to secure some excepti m
al tfophies.
The difficulty i.i acceding to
the several requests that have
been made for an ea.liei open sea
son for the Kootenay wapiti i--
found in the fear t:.at an inrush
of hunters w*iuld o-cur and promiscuous slaughter .'ollow, whereas if the spor'.-imen would lji.it
discriminate and pick off only
the old bulls, iood instead of
harm would rial'v result. The
feed conditions and the climnte
in this district are :deal for the
game, and there are no predatory
wolves to work destruction
among the herds as on Vancouver
island, the result being that the
Kootenay wapiti have greatly increased in numbers during the
past few years.
Speaking of the suggestion that
European chamois should be introduced in the new provincial
park, of which Butte lake is the
heart, the chief game warden
voices a discouraging opinion. He
estimates that it will cost approximated)* $6,000 to deliver in this
country a herd of ten chamois,
while the weather co-ditions in
the northern p rt of t'e island
arc nut, in the light nf presen'
information, especially favorable
fur the chamois; and the wolf
[tacks would most probably sonn
extinguish the    costly    imported
young men into politics would
mean the infusion of new life and
vigor into the old established
parties. They would be less inclined to bow to the existing order of things, and less subservient to party exigencies, and they
would be actuated by a more sincere desire to further the best interests of the country than those
who have grown old in the service of one party and in the worship of set ideals.
Nursers Free Scholarships.
The Philadelphia School for
nurses, 2219 Chestnut street,
Philadelphia, announces that
enrollment for the spring classes
will shortly begin. This institution is recognized aud endorsed by leading physicians
everywhere. Free scholarships
in the two years course are
available and provide room,
board, laundering, incidental
expenses and railroad tare
home nn completion of the
course. A home school provides full instructinu under safe
and wholesnmc conditions and
opens the way tn almost immediate financial betterment
for those who need to increase
their earning power.
A special short course class
opens February 24th, 1911.
This class i.s formed at the request nf leading physicians who
are anxious that some provisions be made tn meet the increasing demand for nurses in
sections. This is an opening
which will be appreciated by
those who need tn quickly pre-
II pare themselves fnr self-support and nursing duty. An illustrated number of the School
Bulletin, which is sent free to
interested persons, gives all the
details.
Piano—-Now at railway station near here will be sacrificed
fur $250.00 cash, never been
used, lady unable to keep it.
Apply in first instance to Mrs.
Mungean, 2040 Columbia street,
Vancouver, B. C. 16-2
C. H. DUKBAR
Barrister
Solicitor
and Notary Public
HOSMER
B.C.
C. F. Lawk Ai.kjc I. Fisher, B. A.
LAWE & FISHER
Barristers, Solicitors, Etc
FERNIE B. C
THE    HOSMER    DAIRY
G. M. HEDLEY, Prop.
Fresh Milk and Cream delivered to all parts of the town.
HOSMER, B. C.
PEOPLE'S CLOTHING STORE
I'll. ADELBERG I. ZISKLMAN, MoK.
Clothing, Gent's Furnishings, Boots
and Shoes, Jewelry and Watches
Dress Swell You Might an Willi
HOSMER, B. C.
JOSEPH RYBNICEK
CARPENTER and BUILDER
Good work at low prices and hatis-
faction guaranteed
HOSMER.
B. C.
LEROY TAYLOR
Boots and  Shoes   Neatly
and   Satisfactorily
Repaired
Leave work at Fletcher's store.
Young Men in Politics.
A plea for the young man being
permitted to take a larger share
in political activities is made by
the Toronto News, whose view, a
commendable one, is:
One of the most notable facts
in British politics is the number
of young men who appear as candidates. This is noticeable not 1
only in the rank and file, but
also in the more influential positions. In Canada it is considered
a matter for comment if any
young man enters into political
life; in England it is an everyday occurrence. There is a mistaken idea here that a man must
be well on in years before he
should take an active part in politics, and fitness for public life
seems to be regarded as dependent on advanced years. It is difficult to account for the prevalence
of this opinion, but there is no
doubt of its existence. • Another
point worthy of notice is that this
idea is only confined to politics.
We find young men holding important positions   in   our   great
commercial enterprises and hold- THE <-xoRONTO EXPRESS"
ing professorships in the universi- leave8 Winnipeg daily at 22.10k, mak.
ties.   We meet them every day in ing connections at Toronto  for  all
i„...   ;™,™.i;.„ ~-a :_ ~»^:-:„„ '       points East and West thereof,
law, journalism and in medicine, Thel..lMpEBIAL limited" leaves Win-
and we are willing to admit that  nijieg daily  at 8.25k, and tho "At*
thev aennit themselves rreHital.lv   r-ANTIC Express at 10.0()k daily, mak*
tney acquit themselves creditably  ,ng connectio,ls at Montreal   for all
in their chosen professions. Why, points East thereof.
then, should a political career be I    Apply to the nearest C. P. R.
denied to them?     The advent of agent for full information.
CANADIAN
PACIFIC
ANNUAL
Eastern Canada
EXCURSIONS
Lew Sound Trip Rates to
Ontario, Quebec and
Maritime Provinces
Tickets on sale Dec. 1 to Dec. 31, inclusive, good to return within three
months
Tickets  issued in   connection   with
Atlantic Steamships will be on sale
from  Nov.   11  and   limited  to  five
months from date of issue
Finest   Equipment   Standard   First
Class and Tourist Sleeping Cars and
Dining Cars on all Through Trains.
Compartment - Library - Observation
Car on "Imperial Limited
3 Through Express Trains Daily
I They  are  Going  Fast!
prescribing annual closed game. u js Mr. Williams' opin-
seasons therein. To the Talakom|jon ,hat t]ie Kast Kootenay pame
(Lillooet)  reserve approximate'y
reserve approximate
eight miles hav been added, the
reserve now taking in the entire |
valley of the no'tlt fck of Bridy-
river and being il .oi led upon f ir
thc particular banefit if the beaver, which are present tliere n
number and of e^eptional   six
park will prove an ideal locality
for the succesful propagation nf
[the chamois, and that, with stock
from this part of our own cotin-
I try the suitability of the Vancouver island Alps as a habitat
for them later on may more safc-
! ly be tried, and with better pros-
The new Fort Ciot-ge reserve lies pects of sllcccss. As for the Euro-
between the noil', and the south |pean red deer it is ,lis ,)C*-cf tIiat
fork- of tiie Fraser river, with an one 0f the favorably situated is-
approximate lengtn of from 60 to lands of thc Gulf should f-,.sl be
70 miles and bre-i lth of between stocked, the deer being subse-
30 and 40. This ;.-, a L-reat moo-e qtlently distributed to Vancouver
country,    contain! ig   also   sonic island and other parts o{ the pr0.
lordly caribou and many   mouti- vince Colonist
tain goats.     Th; Easl  KooteriT*,
(Rocky Mountain) restrve is now
established "s a regulation game
preserve nf    approximately ic-.ooo
For ,-i comfortable
neat, artist ic b.-iir-t ri
shop of Jack 1 l.'idil.'H
Hiiave oi- n
in visit Iho
."ill I'
Those desirable Home sites in West   Fernie.
Why don't you get in on a good thing?
Buy .1 lot and bc a landed proprietor.    Prices
range from $50 to .$125.
Prices will rise in the near future.      It is for
you to decide who will get the profit.
$10 secures one now.      Make the other  payments to suit yourself.    For particulars see
FRED G. WATERS
£
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Elk Valley Beer
Beverage of Quality
Manufactured from Canadian Malt, Bohemian
Hops .-uui the famous Crystal Spring Water
Elk Valley Brewing Co., Limited
CRYSTAL SPRINGS, B. C., (Via Michel)
Hosmer
• Fruit - Store
Milo, Prop.
Cigars, Tobaccos,
Fruits,
Etc., Ice Cream and Soft Drinks
CALL AN1> SEE US
Next   door   to   Teeny    r.iiinbiii'ili's
to
(till
Tony
-ctlinel.
Bath Rooms
Up-to-date.    You
are all welcome at
Pete's Barber Shop
Front St., Hosmer
T. A. CORNETT
UNDERTAKER
All Kinds of Pictures Framed on
Short Notice
Agent for thc
SINGER SEWING MACHINE
Call at the Diamond Hall, Main
Street, Hosmer, B. C.
HOSMER
TOBACCO STORE
Harry Shapka, Wm. Goruk, Props.
Cigars, Tobaccos, Pipes
Etc.
FIRST   CLASS
POOL TABLES
CALL IN AND SEE US
Main Street       HOSMER, B. C.
The Hosmer Mines, Ltd.
HOSMER, B. C
MINERS AND SHIPPERS
Hosmer Steam Coal
and Coke
»
GENERAL OFFICE, MINES AND COKE OVENS
LOCATED AT HOSMER, B. C.
Lewis Stockett,
General Manager
D. G. Wilson,
Superintendent
2 Elk Valley Development Co.
LIMITED
:
Owners of HOSMER   TOWNSITE
Great Reduction in
the Price of Lots
in
40
Blocks  25,
Write
us
39,  26, 27 and
for  information
CREE & NOFFATT
Townsite Agents Fernie, B.
-.1
BANK OF MONTREAL
(ESTABLISHED  1817)
Capital All Paid Up $14,400,000 Rest $12,000,OCl
HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL
Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, G. C. M. G N
Hon. President.
R. B. Angus, Esq., President.
Sir Edward Clouston, Bart., Vice President and GeneralJ
Manager.
Branches in British Columbia
Armstrong, Chilliwack, (Jloverdii.li), Enderby, Grconwt-eod, Homier, Kelowna. M r tt.'
Nelson, New Denver, Nicola. New Westminster, l-eiiticton, Prince Rupert, Rod liviitj
Summerland, Vancouver, Vernon, Victoria.
Savings Bank Department
Depotettii of $1 and upward received. Intorest allowed at current rates and pr i
halfyearly. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in the withdrawal of I t
whole or any part of the deposit.
C. B. WINTER, Manager
llosmer Branc
RUBBER
STAMPS
MADE TO ORDER ON SI
NOTICE   AT   THE
TIMES OFFICE
Christmas Gift Suggestion!
For Ladies
Fine Set Back Combs
Watches
Handkerchiefs
Silk Shaiwls
Buckle Belts
Hosiery
Aprons
Table Covers
Cloaks
For Children
Lawn Pinafores
Toques
Wool Overalls and Sweaters
For Men
Handkerchiefs
Neck Mufflers
Suspenders
Sweai
Watches from $1.50 up
$17.00
J
Special Bargain
Men's Fine Blue Serge Suits, regular prico $l(i, now reduced to
<4>0.'1
Fine Silk Souvenir Handkerchiefs of Hosmer   35c each, thr-J
for $1.    These will make a very acceptable gift
Hundreds of other very pretty and useful gifts may be found here
MIKE BOASSALY
Main Street
Hosmer, fy* THE HOSMER TIMES
Apply Zam-Buk to all   ■
wounds and totes and you
will be sur pr iicd how quickly
it (tops the smarting and
Wags ease, It corers the
wound with a layer of pio-
teethre balm, kills all poison
fMm! already fo the wound, xtsi
pi-«»enl» other, anlerinf. Iti rich
heeuSog h«b,l tmtaat them build
up from the bottom, hah Untie I
and io a woodettially abort lime
the wound b bcalcdl
ZcMH Buk • paepuUrit; f bejaaaa] OT ma|l
uecU*lneMii»mrwo«h cnitf. Baiuraaaad
IM Ibe r.H tblnf. -Ze»a»*Bvik" la |>rtnUd
•■ • »«*» J*aoi.i ol U» ,ew<ltnl. Eajleaaaa
•11 ollwn, (Or ail draenliU ud tion. ms
fen. Seek Co., Teeronlai.
iflMBUK
FASHIONS AND
FANCIES
*|1HE quotation, "Of making many boohs there is no end,"
X can in these Jays bc changed to "Of making hats there
i.s no end," for nut only every month and every week,
but every t'ay arc new styles in headgear exhibited, to'a
credulous public, which, after the severe training of the past
few years, meekly accepts every atrocity as quite possible.
Such numbers of millinery establishments a have started
since last season would seem to indicate that the millinery
business held marvellous possibilities, aud certainly the average woman demands more than the average (hitherto considered to be tlie average) number of hats in her spring, summer,
autumn and winter outfits.
Fashion demands and commands many hatB—the one expensive creation cau no longer be made to do duty for all
occasions; but it is conceded that a certain style of dress calls
i
Inome
Th*»rf» l» no trw m o'.d or
MdULat ■« wni not gatrtDtM
ricnilaifs
Spavin  and   Rlntfbonc   Past*
to renoT* ill* la in fnr an -an,) Maka th*
honr Kokouoed.   Mouny rofundM If it ever
Itiili. Kilt! to .-enod nm'tollir-&t»«iulr.ut«
■wpllrittioH **ure. Works W »■ well on
Blds-OOnetitH l.Mneflrjaviti. Befottiorri.*rtrig
orbuTing nnj- hlnitof s remMj'forBaiuu
Cl •ii)<-iL'ii.L,wr-.t*. fur Hfrt-eenpr of
rieiuln-j's Vust-Pocket
Veterinary Adviser
Ulrjpty.aU v«cf« • f v« iprinnrv infonnfitT«n,
{witb i'peel*] tit«at1on in the trt>aimeat of
llomUltW, IJ'.-Hhly hmimi, ln'Jpi.'d and
liu'.ircie-t. An Ut a ri«ibt begin iiius bj
Mix' -t for toll i*«»k.
- LENIN** HItOS,, Cktml,,,,
w   .twrch £kr«i,   Toronto, Out.
RUSSELL
AUTOMOBILES
WB HAVE rtF.!JOND-HAND OABU
AL80 MOTOT* 8UNDBIE8
■OAKADA    OTCLB   ft    HOTOB   00.
144 Princew St, WiamipH
DY-.O-LA
You don't t vro hnve to know what kind of cloth
your Hood* »'»' flMdo of. SAMK !>>■» for ALL.
Mlralc.ua «rc IMPOSSIBLE. Fti«t «nd Brmitlful
Colon. It cent*. Utm't f ailto try It. Sample Card
ond Htxihlrl hrrr
Tbe  JuliUMoi.-Kith.iil'evon Co., limiti-d,  Momrr.il.
Xe^r was there
close fittii
Veteran Scrip
Farm Loans
We will accept a tlm mortgage or.
iinfirovpri fiirm lane! nnd sell you
Ve'rrou Scrip in tbis way at regular caiah jerie-e'. Write today lor
loan applieatie.n.
TOUE OPPORTUNITY IB NOW
CANADA LOAN & REALTY r-" Ltd.
WINNIPEG, MAN.
Dr.Martels Female Pills
SEVENTEEN YEARS THE STANDARD
I ifitnii' il ami recommended (or women'* *U
niaVtf, & Kitntifl(.»H\ prepared rem^v "f nroven
woriti i ne re'-uli trom their tinp ie quick And
permaeevnrril    Kor *Mtit fct all dru« stores.
This is ths*
Time to
Organize
Instruments, Drums, Band Music, Etc.
EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND
IjoweHt prices ever quoted.   KineoAtaloKue,
o»er Mo iiluiit.ni ionn, mailed free.  Write tu
(or HuyUiinit in Mimic or Muskal liutrumeHis.
WHALEY.   ROYCE © CO.. Limited
Toronto. Oni., and Winnipeg.HeU.    '
Brass Band
SUCaa.eBl        00*1"        0 f
HAVANA
CIGARS
■n   mi>   inlrndiU'Uirj    l«nl
m.i! for ii limited ii nly.  '
ttl    will   i-eiul   J Oil   ii   h»x   uf   :
Mu-     tiia-iii     IliivaiiH    i-iguri
I im I   you  ever  Miiulftl.     Wc   I
tt ill  Hehln   il i   nil   i-iini'g-'M
luutl     flirt'ri In youi* Ihhui*
Mm  cri   ihetn  rrfsh—eltlier
niilil. ini'iliiim iie strong, mul
lhey come to ynu rich, ini*I
I..*,, mid miM. made of ilit.
Fill ent lluvfttm lulmrcu, roll-
hi    inio    rigum    that    Hie ,
i.i.'iMei'liicr***
La Directo
fioi of bi). direct, $2.-10
K   litmeiM    in   (lie   umihI '
nn,,   ■'.->   >-h;*li >   lis   Hid id    it s
mir l.n Dtreeto would cmhi {
j mi 90.00. Attiunt ihe I
mi il mm. of i*i|(ni'i sold, there 1
nre  h  iri'fai   mniiy   whMl   ilo
ue!   !• ome   up   lu   tin*   rUimi \
nuidc   for   them.    'l*o  prove '
lln*   trieriI   of   our  I'tgaMl,   We  ,
lii'opoee piiiMiiy nur l.n Dn
ei-ui   lo   tht*   teet.   and   yon, .
Mr.  Smoker,  are  to lie  Uie ■
judgo.
We   ^iiRiwuirp   nliiolulely
to refund  vour money if you
find * eltigle l.n Directo dif
ferent   from  our /guar»ntee, ,
Send o* *'J.4o for :\ Box of t
.mi Lh  Direeto (Jlgnre, »t»t- |
iug whether you wish in lid,
medium ur ntrnng.
tHgam    direct    hy    mnil i
ROSS lewis!
CIGAR CO.
Office!—
M  Kincle   Hell,   Montieil
Black Taffeta and White Lace Hat
for ia certain style ol hat, and while some are Blmpler in ele*
liign tban otuoru, tliere ure few, if any, that are so simple in,
they appear.
Like the simple gowns, every line anil detail lias liieen
most carefully thought out in tlie Individual wearer anil the
hat has lieen most carefully constructed before it can pass
thc gauntlet of the niaBter milliner's scrutiny. All of wliich
takes time anil skilled labor, and, although the prices asked
ami obtained are fabulously high, time ami skilled labor are
expensive and must be reckoueed with iu calculating the cost,
.   .   .
The constant change of style is terribly trying, not only
to the womau who has to calculate closely what she spends,
but to tlie woman who is intent upon always being well
groomed nnd who, having spout many hours in selecting lints,
suddenly discovers that a new importation lias arrived in
wliich each and every model is entirely different from any
siie has in her present collection. It requires considerable
selfcontml not to be swayed by the continual change, and to
continue to wear the originally chosen hats with that serenely
conscious, self-possessed manners that a thoroughly satisfactory hat bestows upon the wearer thereof.
Are large or small hats the most fashionablef is a question continually asked and one thut is hard to answer.
i season when smaller or vaieu*.- more
ing hats were worn, and yet never was there a season
when sucli immense ones were fashionable, and also tlie medium sized hat is eagerly sought for. At one time it was
emphatically stated that small hats in the daytime and large
hats in the evening solved the problem, but. now, with the
Oriental style of wrapped turban shape chosen for tho evening and the enormous, all-enveloping hat made of crin or
straw, trimmed with bows of tulle or ribbon and many liowers
and unmistakably intended for day wear, all ideas are changed again, and it is indeed a difficult task to steer correctly
along the winding path that Dame Fashion elects her subjects
shull tread.
Toques and turbans are tremendously popular, but quite
distinct in slyipe and style from what were called by those
names a year ago. The general outlines nro quite unlike. The
head size is always large so that tlie hat goes down far on
thc head, and as this sometimes is unbecoming, nn inside
band, or halo, as it is called, has to be put in to raise the
lint from the head and show at least a glimpse of hair and
features.
Fancy straw, wonderfully sceft and pliable nnd in every
conceivable color, is used in these hats, anel, treated ns though
it were tulle ur silk, is folded and pleated and fairly wound
arieiind the frame.    A stiff aigrette or bow of tulle, silk eer
velvet or a jewelled ornament is lhe trimming thought the
smartest, but within the last fortnight hnve been seen hats of
this description  where stiff sprays of roses have been the
trimming.   The hats are soft in outline, but the trimming is
always ctiiT and hard, iii sharp but must effective contrast,
Thore are toques made with brim of liowers aud crown of
I malines,  plain   or  iignred;  these  are  round  in   shape, quite
I large, and the liowers are of the small blossoms; tlio crown
c is extremely full, with ninny loops mid bows, generally black,
; nltliiHigh  there  are many with  the crown  of  silk  bows to
] mulch Ihe gown, while the flower brim mny be a lighter or
i darker shade of the same color,
c Willi lhe street costume, the simple tailor gown, is worn
I tliis seiuseen it much plainer, more suitable style of hat than
i was seen last year. Medium sizes and small shapes are the
' best, although there nre few of the larger shapes that ave in
. elided  iu the latest exhibit ions.
A  lint, something between a toque and turban in shape.
i thut  is popular, lits quite close to the head, is apparently
. smnll, although in reality i! is of medium size; it has a brim
i of hemp braid or crin that turns down-, the crown is of satin
; or silk, quite high and full, nnd at the left side is a large stiff
: bow of the silk or satin.    Another of the same description
hns ti black valvot crown with white straw brim and a beiw
eef white straw that looks like a piece of lnce.   Then there is
it modification of one of last year's meest  popular walking
hnls, with the brim rolled buck'toward the front and caught
witli ii fancy bow or still' feathers.   This your the shape nas ll
higher crown and n stilfer brim, hut the linos are almost the
snine*.    Rough straw nnd with the satin linish is smartest for
Ihis style of lint, and in all colors, ns well ns in black nnd
white, it is In constant demand, for it is generally becoming
nud must  prnclicnl.
I.cn-c i*. oi f tiie most fashionable trimmings this season,
bieth whitee cnul black, mul must beniitil'ul pieces of laco have I
l.e*e,ii taken from the family troasuro chest   and made up into
tlie, I ■ hnls tlmt nre see olToctivc and becoming, eer twisted
around tlie crown In most grucofu) style.
A licit hand ■ >i" white lnce on the brim Inside of ;e black i
crin lmt  Is extremely smart and the sharp contrast of the
white n gn lusl tlie black challenges uttontion at onco,   Tlion
when combined with ruses, pink, yellow, »■ • >■ I and white, there!
i-,  Material Ilmi  is so satisfactory.    A burnt  or Tuscan
rough straw with tho laco nrouud tho crown and a spray of
pink roses al the side looks equally well with a light or dark]
gOWtl and  i- Invariably becoming, while the white or black
entire lnce- lmt with aigrette or ruses bestows the finishing
touch in ce elciiiiiv and iiletui'osquo summer frock.
The double skirt has come into fashion once again, and
once agaiu must the question of the underskirt or lining be
most carefully considered, or the gown will lee a failure. Soft
silk or satin or silk finished linings are chosen preferably
nnd then a deep facing nr flounce of the material is put on,
over which falls tiie gown, a*nd if the lining is not perfectly
cut and lifted theu the task of making the guwn is most dif-]
ficult, of not impossible. With thc transparent materials
often two and sometimes three arc used in ureler lei gain the
desired shade of color, but this again is se. difficult a task that i
the amateur dressmaker will secure much better results if she
uses a. more expensive lining of silk or satin and a meere
closely woven fabric, not so close but that the color anel sheen
uf the satin will show through.
For the moment the exaggeratedly tight skirts are in
style, and even when the upper skirts arc lull the linings art
still extremely scant, su that the same effect is given, espec
tally when the fulness is gathered with the bias fold or band
around the ankles. This fashion requires to be most carefully dealt with, or the guwu will look vulgar and ugly; in
fact, too much care cannot be' given to copying llu* original
models, as the fashions of the moment are so exaggerated
as to be unbecoming to the majority of women. The lining
for the waist must be cut to lit tight around the waist, but
must have sufficient width across the bust and directly beneath the bust, for otherwise the lines of the ligure will be
completely spoiled. The seam from shoulder to waist line is
now thought better in the lining than the two darts, and it
is easier with it to give tho desired breadth.
Since the exaggeratedly largo hats show small sign of dying out, the hat box, large and clumsy as it is, must certainly
bc reckoned with if a girl cares to have every detail o. her
private sanctum perfect. Even if a pretty paper covered box
is thought sufficiently attractive for a closet, it certainly
will not do if the box is to be kept on one of the new hat
racks, which are now resorted to in small rooms where the
closet room is so small as not to admit of mure than two or
three hat boxes on its shelves.
These new hat racks, or, rather, hat box racks, are really
excellent in a small room. Made triangular in shape, they
will fit into an unused corner and can be made with enough
shelves to hold as many hat boxes as desired. The plain
wooden frame can be either painted the eoloi of the woodwork or of the room, or else rendered still more inconspicuous
by being covered with a bit uf the same paper as that which
adorns the wall. The hat boxes are then covered with the
same cretonne with which the room is hung. A French print
framed with gold or silver metal luce placed in the centre of
one panel of the box is must attractive.
These lint boxes nre already milch in demand feer prizes,
while for gifts or for sale at a "fair they nre still sufficiently
original to be eagerly sought. When not planned for any
special room or rack there is, of course, greater freedom iii
the choice of material and color.
For a rose colored boudoir, a Du Rnrrv pink muiro border*
ed about the box itself, ns well as the lid, with a good sized
French print placed both on the top of the box as well as un
nne or all panels is really beautiful, A well made hut beex
with wooden frame must be procured to cover, for nn ordinary cardboard box is not sufficiently strong to be worth the
covering. All the more expensive hats are now generally
sent home in these boxes having wooden framework, and if
a girl is not so fortunate as to possess such a box herself she
surely can beg, borrow or steal one from sume friend or
relative.
The prints, of course, must be pasted to the material before the box itself is covered. The braid can be either pasted
or sewed on, the latter method being a little more trouble
and infinitely more satisfactory in the long run. To buy the
correct, quantity of braid the box itself must first bc measured, for every lmt box today is a different size. The round
boxes, of course, take much less material, nnd for the square
box each side should be treated as a panel anel adorned down
each edge. The braid employed should be about an inch in
width.
KINO GEORGE THE SAILOR
IT will be remembered that King (ieorgc V. wheu 1'rince of
Wales—two years ago on his voyage home from the Ter
centenary in the Indomitable, went below in the stokehole and shoveled coal under a boiler till he sweat like a
navvy. King (leorge will not be likely to shovel coal on a
man-of-war. There will be a number of princely diversions
which public opinion will lend him to eliminate. But he can
never lose interest in the navy; and he will probably know
even better than did his father the minutiae of thc latest developments of maii-of-wurisin.
For it is some years since King Edward was on ine sea.
He crossed the ocean ia a dawdling old tub that must have
taken three weeks to moke the trip. And when King Edward
was last nn the open sen the biggest innnof-wnr was a thing
that not even an outpost colony would buy now as the nucleus
STIRLING
IN SUNNY SOUTHERN ALBERTA
Tin- new town of Btirling is growing by leaps and bounds.   Last June it wus open prairie;
to-day n thriving town, with local and Inn;; distance telephone. A newspaper, "Thi- New Stirling
Star.'' has just heen established.
Lots from $75 to $300 Each
CASH
Registered Plan
"STIRLING
4347Y"
$10
A MONTH
Buy to-day and ^'et the. beneft of the tremendous movement.   Your money invested in New
Stirling works twenty-four hours a day.   Send i'or maps, plans, blue prints and views.
Tlie following form may be used:
sTlltl.INi: TOWNSITE SYNDICATE,
STIRLING, Al.TA.
Gentlemen,—
losed vou will find $	
OK
.•.in-
the townsiti* of Stirling (Begisti
rate of $10 a month on each lot.
ed Plan 4.U7 Y)
Kindly allot mi
to have the privilege of changing to any unsold if I wish.
Kindly send plans, maps and views of Stirling by return mail.
STIHl.lNT. TOWNSITE SYNDICATE,
UNION HANK BUILDING,
WINNIPEG.
being cash payment on lots in
and 1 hereby agree to pay the bulatit-u ..: ...
those- e.lnsesl in til! I -_'ei the plans, when I am
Name.
A.ldre-
rnHEHE is a guide in Uvalde, Texas,
X who is sure that, although .Mr.
Koosevelt may have found larger
game in Africa, he has fouud none more
1 earless that the javelin, or wild boar
of Texas. The guide, .lose Villegas, recently told a correspondent of the
St. Louis Globe-Democrat how a drove
of about twenty javelins once made him
and .Mr. Koosevelt shin up mosquito
trees as fast as they could climb and
kept thom there perched more than four
huurs. lt happened when Mr. Roosevelt
was l.'ivil Service Commissioner. This
is the story:
When Mr. Koosevelt came down to
Uvalde and was brought down to the
ranch where I was working, be was unknown to the people of this section, 1
had never heard of him before, and
when I lirst cast my eyes upon him, I
sized him up for one of the Eastern
tenderfoots who did not know a chap
from a chaparral. In this mosquito-
covered country a guide is necessary
for any visitor, even if they come from
an adjoining county. I soon saw that
Koosevelt knew a heap nbout the ranch
business.
He could size up a, cow as gueeel ns I
could, nud ho slung some of the old-time
cow*outlit tnlk at  mc that put me next
to the fact that he was no tenderfoot.
"Whero eliel yeeu learn Ihe ranch business? ''  I asked.
•'I'p in tho  Northwest," he replied.
That was as much as I could get out
of him as to his previous life,   lie could
rielee like ce  veteran,    .lust  for the fun
uf   it,  we  gave   him   a   broncho  nt   ihe
ranch that had ocensi il bad bucking*
spells.     I 'H be* .lad blamed il' he dieln't
sit in tlie sndelle ns careless ns if he wns
| riding  in  n   buckboard,  while  the  uld
! broncho jumped up and down and side-
: ways in cm effort tee throw him off. Finally Koosevelt took off his big sombrero
aud slappod it over ihe broncho's head
j a few limes, telling the horse* lie quit
I his foolishness.
;     "lioys,   I   um   down   here   lu  she
j few javelins," he told ns. "I don't car
'nbout killing ii  deer ur anything else
, .Inst show me* where I can get a whacl
cat the javelins nnd 1  will bc sntislicel.'
is un old Baying thnt one of them will
carry his weight iu lend before he gives
up the ghost.
I dropt my gun as I climbed into the
tree, and a moment Inter a bunch of
the enraged animals were snarling
around the trunk under me, making it
impossible fur mc to recover the weapon, Koosevelt by this time had emptied the chambers of his ritle and wns
rapidly line-king towurd a mesqulte-tre
The   wild   bnurs   were  cutting  at  bimI vatiott "goes, tend  toward
institution on the chreeiiic theatregoer,
Dr, Sheldon lindB from his limited ex
perience that this influence is net very
permanent in its actual doing of righteousness. On the other band, he dues
lind "a mure or less blase condition of
mind."
"The theatre seems tu create an arti
ficlal atmosphere, lt is glamour and
dream life. Young men who are caught
by the fascination eif the nightly attend
unci' nn thee theatre become dissatisfied
with real life. The atmosphere of the
play affects them nut us an incentive to
ward the cleaner anel more ambitious
righteousness but rather acts as a sensa-
tiuiial tickling of certain emotional
parts nf their nature, and there is no
question whatever concerning the runs
ing of certain passions in the inveterate
theatregoer which, ns fnr us my obser
lembraliza
tion of character.
There is nn doubt that Dr. Sheldon is
perfectly right when lie says that "the
trouble with most theatregoers is the
failure* to discriminate'. They go tn
good anel lead alike." If tlie actor or
actress is tirst class, that is suiiicient for
them, although "tin- piny Itself may be
rotten to the core anel tiie teaching ub
It was nu trouble tee lim! plenty of 1 wns  well   s;,tMii,,|   to  il
with their tusks, und he was lighting
them off with the butt, end of his rille.
Finally he reached a position under
an overhanging limb, and reaching up,
he grabbed it, and quickly swung himself into the tree. As his' legs left thc
ground one of the1 boars tore the leather
of his bout into strips. There we were,
both of us treed, and nn guns or other
weapons tn kill the* javofins Hint had j jci'l.iiin-ible in the extreme." Dr. Bhe!
us surrnuinle'il. Li0n complains that church members will
Mr. Roosevelt, like myself, had been condemn the things they see* and henr,
forced to drop his riilo when he sprang yet met one nf them will register a pro
inlo the tree,     lie  looked  ovor nl   mel test  bv leaving the hnuse.    This leads
anel grin I in ce sheepish sun of way. I Dr. Sheldon  to eommonl   severely   nn
Tin* juvenilis Inn* ut the trunks nl' the! what seems! tn him tu be n remarkable
trees with thi'ir sharp tusks, and il luok inconsistency where the theatre is con
ml fur a time' ns if th" smnll nne that cerned. It is this:
Mr. lt-oosuvolt occupied would be cut "Our civilized cities nre vulgarized
eleewn by tiie nnimnls. Tin* time passed by staring liillbnnrils which depict WO*
slowly, uml the boasts showed un signs! men indecently clad advertising tii.'atii
e.f moving off. Mr. Roosevelt and I enl presentations. Very fow persons
discussed the situation frnm every pus- seem to think anything'is wrung aboul
slide standpoint, and finally reached the this; but if tho porsons portrayed no
conclusion that we would hnve tu re the billboards were suddenly tie come
main in the irees until the javelins left etc. life nnd get down off the ieieards anel
the spot. wnll; nlong the slree-t  the law of any
It  was i c than  three  hours after  town iu America would Instantly arres'i
en.r encounter with the javelins beforo thom fnr indecent exposure, Tlie same
lhey began lee i^oi tire,I nf their vigil, thing is true iif the things thai are saiel
Thoy began t'e leave in little bunches, ami ilnne on tho stnj;e. A.'teers aud net-
and nl the' end eef the fourth hour only rosses will sny cuul elee things nu the
one big boar was left. He was on guard stage of a theatre which could not be
under Mr. Koosevelt. When I thought said nnd done 'en the street ur un the
the remainder uf the animals had had  sidewalk of nnv town without subject
time in gel uiv a g | clistuiice in the ing thom in arrest There
chaparral, I quietly slid down frnm my | seems tee be ..ne rule fur the theatre and
| perch, and hurriedly picking up my rifle another tier common, overy-day life."
t  a flred two shuts  iuto  the  body  nf  the      Dr. Sheldon cites tho followingodltor
inre|boar, killing the animal,   Mr. Roosevelt : ial comment .en n piny given in a univer
climbed down, uml we hurried through Uity town whoro sceeres of college boys
the brush tn .cur horses. null girls nttondod:
After this experience   Mr.   Roosevelt       "This piny is the story of the almost
javelins nn the ranch. They nre t
; ,ei ihis day in grent numbers,
mighty few hunters are brave em
lo tackle n elreeve uf theiii. I don't believe there wns over anything thut wore
skin nr huir thnt ll javelin boar wees
[ nfraid to attack. Thev don't know what
it is tn make u rotrout.
They nre the real lords cf the cliapiir-
ml. They run in drovos of In tn c"in.
Thoy are reenlly the wild musk hog, but
! are different  li i 'he animals uf ihut
name thnt nre found in Arizona and
New Mexico. I niiilerstnii'l that Hie
javelins nf the' type found in Southwest
Texas 'be met exist anywhere else upnn
ihis continent.   Thev cue about the -ize
eef   cell   ul'eli y    licet;.
Well. In go I I. I" my story nbout
Roosevelt, I  led tin' way down townrd
Hie   Nueces   river beilt.em,   where   lots  e.f
liv Ii    nud    other   IreoH   uf   larger
growth   formed   cm   Ideal   habit nl   feer
.shoot i
ami ! eluri
'Ugh
eg   from   the   buck   i
the remainder eef his
his javoliu | brutal portrayal of the niter selfishness
f liis horse of a man who, to gain his own desire,
stay, eeeeulil sncrilice even his own wife.
.    The   scene   in         hns   much
A CLERGYMAN ON REAL REFORM   that is not nice' in it: there is much that
OF THE THEATRE iis „gly.  much  Hint   is revolting in the
1*1111.\T the theatre ns cm institution Is| pluy; cnul il i*  net  • fen- quito young
JL    the strangest nnd most remarkable I girls i" sec attended   by   boys as .■«
e'eeinbiunti. f gnnd ill..) bud Hint j certs."
society knows anything about is the' dc !     He nsts whnt excuse Hie theatre ean
lil.eruti nvietiiin nf Hi.' Rev, Charles  "der for the presentation of such a play.
M. Sheldon, author of "In Ilis st,.ps." The graves! charge thut the reverend
Writing in the independent, Dr. Sliel author brings against the theatre is that
don says;    "No other institution which | '<    ls   rtin   iu   Hie   interest    of   "big
Sllppeise'd   tie   ll,
ptl
ri of our clviliza-1 money."    Ii   is   not,   he   thinks,   tun
ti Intcs  miii siii'h cc strange med   sweeping   cm   nssortion   te,   say   that
Icy.   Tin- church is. fe.r tl i..si pent, "Hies,. ,vhu :,,e iu control ..i it are for
ni  lonsl decently moral in i's worship, th st port governed by tho box re
ils services, its entertainments, nnd its enipts, If they thought tin' dramatizs
social life generally. It would uol dare "°" "'' ""' Nlble would 'Imw ce crowel
l.e anything els,..' Tl icni;,' sei I   'hce   wenl.I  l.e  willing m pn;   it  on."
i-   lnr the sl   pcnl   gi . ine  I,, \\„. civil
Hie
llpl
Mr.     He.
ine    nuel
ell
steel
ized community geeeel tiling:
whelming  niajoril >.    Hnl   He
with
to   beex receipts   mainly,    |       .   .  ,
I*.'*'-*   the   I I'l"   u   purpose   pluy   one w|,,.|.
nigiii nnd shows up the next with things   |„.  ,,,,,.
,..e,  'sigh
jnvelli
cli-.CI.
ll.n   iiii   foot,
I   told  lci>"   h"»   elceiiue'i   H   ivouhl
Iin; Iml I... Ilniill;   Inul his n*u> aboul  it.   ,
uml  eve- l ft  eeur Imrsos lied lu c ~   |
quite-ti end wenl on fool through lhe  ,„,isi,„. Hi,
leele-t    led     leeelluili-.        Wo    lice .1     -r      pl,,te-l.'
seem.'   lllstnllCe,   «l     I    I,.-,eld   I lie   grttllt |        Utrgolj'   '.II    Ihis   cc, lint    |l|.   Sled,lull
himself rarely gnes to the theatre, b
en ovor- WHEN YOU 0 A 0
theatre, rpni:  following   lines   afford
n   in
lhe   iugenious    use",   tu
Knglisii  language  aiaj
indecent thai they could nol bi
spoken en Hie slreel "i ropeuted
ni in unv company nf mon and w >i
theatre, nit In
■ ut
ell,
t   II   sturm  >>f
,'iplll
bul  I sigh im
when  I  hoard lhe grunt :
.et  u  Javelin.    Ilieiiscvelt   heard  it  t	
and we pri led cautiously townrd the
sped   WllOl  the seeuinl i-nille.   Ill 11 eeellple
of hundred yurds we came to n smell
elenring,  unci   in  the  centre  of  it   we
could ,- (rove nf nbout thirty .'five
lins, contentedly eating mast thai  Innl
fallen from the live ..eel, tie.,-.
It wns as dangerous n bet nf tlie uni
mills ns I Intel ever seen in nne bunch.
Most nf ihein had long tusks protruding
from iheir mouths. Nearly one-half of
them were giant boars, I knew Hint it
King (iee.rge has been at sen in snine of lhe best, j would  ineun  n   lively s.-mp  it'  wc  tireel
i >>i.
illi. let n
hul  i*i x.
iphl
* IC*lc    I    .1     -|e||      fn|     |
el    ICC    Sigll   le!
eh, ugh
I   gee.
igh   feel
Aii almost overpowering, but it cannol be denied n most
picturesque lint, is nf black crin trimmed with black lace, pink
rn-e's und aigrettes nr eestrich plumes. Larger than any of
lasl year's shapes, with higher crown thun has been considered iu st vie in years, this remarkable construction nevertheless challenges' admiration and recalls the enormous picturo hats uf the Gainsborough era, when powdered hair, pull's]
and ringlets were thc accepted headgear of the day,
Aud tliis shape makes its appearance just when we are|0f H flcr.t
told Hint smaller hats are to be worn, but the luce softens   When he stoked the Indomitable sbe made 25 knots an bourlintn Hint drove, cnul  I  wns slipping up
Green Voile ele Soie Gown Over Silver Satin
tin* huri] outlines and the general effect i« becoming, ami it going home. Van of that record speed of i-onrse was du
in certainly unlike anything yet attempted. Only a word otfl to tlie fact that tiie Atlantic wjis rotating towards the bow.
warning, Tlie fashion ih one that requires everything in | Hut the Indomitable and the i'rim-e were the talk of the
keeping—the most expensive and picturesque gowns, a. per-  country then—even though since that, time the IndonjUablo
feet figure, fine carriage and great beauty—otherwise the re
suit will be disappointing.
The touches of color in the new hats are most attractive
and often make the hat becoming when, because of shape or
color, of the straw, it would not be. A burnt straw with a
touch of pink or with brim faced with black is at once smart
and attractive and extends these same two qualities to the
wearer, when if left to only its natural color the hat would
have been too trying, except to perfect coloring ot* hair and
complexion. All these are the details that have been patiently studied and worked out to make the expensive hats of
this summer
has been outclassed by such er-hip.*-; as the Colossus, the tirst. of
the eight Dreadnoughts laid down iu last year's estimates,
Never to be forgotten either is ihe manner in which the
Indomitable and the future King George glided out of Quebec
before the break of day; completely befooling the thousands
who got up early to see her steam out; far down the St. haw-
to UooHOVelt to tell hiin nut In shoot,
when he ups with his ritle and lets go.
The bullet brought down one of tin- big
boars, but tnMe.'H1, of frightening off his
companions,   it   onragod   every   i f
them beyond description. Instantly the
whole drove s;iw us and started toward
ns  in  ti   solid  charge.
I  was nbonl   I" fcei  iron-  Roosevelt.
I made a break for a tree aboul 20 feet
ronce oui of sight of Cape Diamond when the Tercentenary I away, yelling in Roosevelt to climb
folk had breakfast.    If tlie King remains as artful a tactician   the  lirst   tree  that   he eould  gel   in.   In
on tbe throne he will yet keep principalities, powers and dip ; stead of doing as I   told  him,  he M I
loraatB giiessiug. He is said to be something of an auti-j there and fired shot after shot into the
militarist. In fact he was not over-pleased at the redundancy ! drove of javelins as thev came toward
of ■Holdier* on the streels of t^ueber during lhe Tercentenary. | him.    The animals are hard to kill.     It
he does not know what he is liable
to run into; but with the help nl' some
newspaper reporter- he recently Hummed
np the character of twenty so vou shows
that visited his town:
"Five nf the twenty seven were clean I
ami  g 1.  had  somo definite  lesson  tn
teach,    Without     :i    syllable    nr    scone
throughout  that   eould   offend  He-  moBl   '
fastidious man nr woman.   Seven of the
twenty-seven wore -if the doubtful or
der—that    N,   lhey   were   fur   the   most
part gnnd :is tu acting and such matters,j
but  contained at  least  suggestive dia
lugue oi- questionable ethical teaching. \
The remaining fifteon were what could
truthfully be called bad in the sense of
suggcativcnoBS; ur the theme uf the play !
itself   revulveil   about   some   phase   of
human  frailty, the discussion nf which
by   the   theatre,   as   experience   shows,
does not lolp tn better conditions but'
rather incites the passions, just as hang
ing used tn do when performed in pub- .
lie.     It   is  not. a  deterrent   to  evil, but !
rather  a   pandering  tn   vulgar  things,!
leaving   in   The   mind   a   brown  deposit
which gradually takes the bloom oil the
necessary innocence of youth.''
As to tho bfleet  uf the theatre us au
wii mo sentiment, with the added
i  nf  mystoi\,  is more  liriefiv  en
■d   Mi   t io    following   lli.illliet
t'   (1   :i   o,   |)||1    I   0   ii:
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No. 311 Loral West 20.5.")
No. 7 West Flyer 11.33
No. 8 East Flyer  1.00
Change took effect Sunday Oct. 30
G. N. TIMETABLE
No. 251 leaves Michel      9.00 a. in.
Arrives at Hosnier...      9.45 a. ra.
No. 252 leaves Rexford..     4.15 p.m.
Arrives at Hosmer...    7.13 p, in,
inspection   to-
and on that e\
bo open r'-um 7
the evening.
aVIiss   ?oates,
TALK OF THE TOWN
The Times 'phone No. is 16.
C. II. Dunbar was in Fornie
Monday.
Christmas holly for salo at
A. Mills & Son.
T. H. Cox, of Michol, was in
town Tuesday.
S. Newman of Fornie, spent
Saturday in our city.
aJock Miller was a visitor in
Cranbrook last Saturday.
Jack Wallace, of tho Fernie
Free, was in town yesterday.
Robt. Gourlay was transacting business in Fernie Monday.
P. D. Shantz, of Edmonton,
transacted business here Friday.
T. G. Devilt, agent for a Calgary firm, was in town yesterday.
On account of tho holiday
season The Times will not ap-
poar.
Angus Dunlap, a switchman
at New Michel, spent Sunday in
Hosmer.
H, Wilmur nf the P. Burns
Co., Fernie, visited Hosmer,
Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Percy  Bean,  of
'ccitou Friday)
ling 'iie shop
o U ic clock in
if -Igary, is
visiting with her c iisin, .Mrs.
L. Stockett.
Jas. Miller and A. A. Gillespie, drove down from Fernie
last Sunday.
Bro. Geo. L. Pedlar and Jack
Gates, of Fernie, drove into
town on Sunday.
A. C. Nelson, tho assossor of
Cranbrook, was "doing" the
town yesterday.
Jack Volume, the Fernio retired capitalist, was a visitor to
our city yesterday.
One of the beautiful thoughts
of the season is that the ice
man has to buy coal.
To all our readers both far
and near a Merry Christmas
and a prosperous New Year.
A. Doody, real estate agent
of Calgary, was registered at
the Pacific Hotel yesterday.
H.   L.   Collins,   representing
tho   Calgary   Herald,    was   in
town for a few days this week.
Wm. Young, bettor known as
! "Sooty" Young, of Elko, made
Hosmer a short visit this weok.
James Cameron,  minor and
prospector,   of   Stewart,  B.  C.
was a Hosmer visitor last week.
Sam Waters, of the Waldorf
staff and Dave Eckersley of
Crow's Nest, paid a visit to
Hosmer last woek.
Get your Christmas holly at
tho store of A. Mills & Son.
A C, P. R. gang of men are
laying side tracks in the Hosmer yards this week. Chas.
Carlson is foreman.
.I. B. Smith, secretary-treasurer of tho Fort Steele Brewing Co. and Mrs. Smith, were
Hosmer visitors Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Rouleau,
of Fernie, were in attendance
at the funeral of Chas. H. Bomford last Friday afternoon.
Remember the memorial service for the late Fred Alderson
in   the   .Methodist   church    on
Fernie, wore Hosmer   visitors Sunday evening, .January 1st.
yestorday. j    Christtnas    sorvice   will    be
Tho Christmas display of P.; held iu  the  Methodist church
Burns  & Co,  will  bo  open  to next Sunday  evening,  Decem
ber 25th. The pastor will preach
and the subject will be: "The
Childhood of Jesus. Solo by
Mrs. Robt. Anderson. All are
heartily invited to attend.
For Sale — The four storey
building and lot situated on
Front St. Apply to Mike Joia,
Hosmer, B. C.
Jack Telford, C. P. R. road
master, was down from Fernie
this week, looking after the
work being done in tho Hosmer yards.
J. F. Jarvis, of the Royal
Hotel, will be the caterer t'or
tho 55th annual of the Sons of
Scotland, O. F. A. G. T. B. and
G. on Monday, January 2nd.
The St. Eugene mine still
maintains its place as ono of
the heavy shippers of silver-
lead ore. This is not an idle
assertion. The figures tell the
story.—Moyie Leader.
Andy Good, Jack Pigeon and
Joe Capolle, drove down from
Fernie Monday evening. Mr.
Good is on his way to Kalispell,
Monta., to attend a meeting of
tho Elks at that plane.
At tho time of going to press
(Friday) wo learn that Antonia
Kosavtch was instantly killed
at camp No. 8 this morning by
a falling tree. Full particulars
at this time aro not obtainable.
Christmas holly for sale at
the store of A. Mills & Son.
A memorial sorvice for the
late Fred Alderson will be held
in the Methodist church on
Sunday evening, January 1st.
All friends jindfacquainances of
the deceased and the general
public are invited to attend.
The third annual ball under
the auspices of North Star
Lodge, No. 41, Knights of
Pythias, will be held in the
opera houso on Friday, December 30th. The best music in
East Kootenay will be furnished by tho Hosnier Orchestra.
A lunch will bo served. Tickets
one dollar and a half, ladies are
admitted free.
The Women's Auxiliary of
the English Church held a very
successful sale of work on Tuesday afternoon. Tho goods
were tastefully displayed in the
Odd Fellows hall and tho candy
stall and tea table were very
tempting indeed. The sale was
well patronized by all the ladies
in town and a few of tho bolder of the men. Tho sum realized was a little over fifty dollars,
which is quite marvellous considering the small body of
workers in the guild.
R. Alderson on behalf of the
widow and children of his
brother, wishes to thank his
many friends for their sympathy and kindness extended
to them in the sad bereavment
they have sustained in the
loss of a loving husband and
father.
W. S. Rothwell, surveyor for
the Mainland Fire Underwriters Association, is in Hosmer
making a survey for the purpose of determining the rating
of the town. It is to be hoped
that this investigation will result in a reduction of tho high
insurance rates existing nt present.
For Sale — The two storey
building and two lots situated
on Front St. For prices and
terms apply to Miko Joia, agent,
Hosmer, B. C.
Tho 55th annual of the Sons
ot Scotland, O. F. A. G. T. B.
and G., will give a grand ball
and supper on Monday evening,
.January 2nd, 1911. Among tho
many features will bo old
country dancing, music and
bagpipes. The affair will be in
charge of G. Rankin, W. White,
J. Patterson and J. Campbell.
Admission $2.00, ladies cordially
invited. Tickets may be obtained from any member of the
committee.
Go to old, reliable Pete for a
good shave, hair-cut or bath,
Pete's Barber Shop. lltf
The members of the Woman's
Auxiliary wish to thank all the
frionds who helped them on
Tuesday to make their sale of
work such a success. They particularly wish to thank Fred
Cox for his generous eontrib-
utations to the tree, Mrs. McMeekin for gifts to the fancy
work stall, G. M. Hedley, proprietor of the Hosnier Dairy,
for his donations of cream, and
A. McL, Fletcher for supplying
the tea.
The Hosnier school closed for
the Christmas holidays on Fri-'
day after a most successful session. The attendance has increased steadily since summer
and the progress of the children seems highly satisfactory.
A short performance, at which
were present a few of tlie parents, was gone through on Friday morning. The older pupils
sang several patriotic songs in
very good style, while some of
the younger ones gave recitations and dialogues and others
sung solos very sweetly. The
Times wishes to extend to the
children its best wishes for a
Merry Christmas and a bright
and happy New Year.
ANNUAL
Died
The many friends of Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Morris, were greatly shocked on Friday, December 16th to learn of the sudden
death of their infant son, who
was three months old. The
little fellow, who was remarkably large and robust looking
for his age, had been slightly
ailing the day before. Nothing,
however, seemed to be wrong
with him except a slight cold.
Next morning when his mother went to take him up she was
shocked to find him lifeless.
The funeral services were conducted at the home ou Saturday at 2 p. m. by Rev. Eby and
interment took place at the
local cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris are well
known in Hosiner, and have
the sincere sympathy of every
one hero.
 m   . . . ^	
Married
A wedding of great local interest was performed on Wednesday, Dec. 21st by the Rev.
H. R. Grant, of Fernie. The
contracting parties being Miss
Bella Simpson of Barrow in
Furness England and John
Grant of Hosmer. After the
ceremony a large number of
friends adjourned to the Pacific
liotel, where a sumptuous repast was served. AH the good
things provided were thoroughly enjoyed by tho numerous
guests present. At tho conclusion, the Rev. Wilson, who
presided, made an appropriate
address, relinquished the chair
in favor of 11. L. Brown, who
was ably assisted by the brother of the bride, J. T. Simpson.
The   songs   and    dances   were
thoroughly enjoyed b,v those Eastern Canada
present until the earl} bonis
of the morning.
We  all join   iu   wishing  the
happy   bride   and   bridegroom
the best of happiness and  com
fort in their married life.
What's The Difference.
Talking about war: a soldier
in Victoria leaned out of a barrack window and shot an officer.
No doubt they will hang him,
which seems absurd, as a lot of
money had been spent training
him in the gentle art of killing.
The difference, however, seems
to be that he killed a man
whom he hated, on bis own behalf, which is criminal, whereas
he should have confined himself
to killing somebody he did'nt
even know on somebody else's
behalf, whicli is glorious. Then
instead of being hanged he
would have been given a medal,
and possibly allowed to starve
to death on the embankment.—
D. G. McKenzie.
EXCURSIONS
Low Round Trip Rates to
Ontario, Quebec and
Maritime Provinces
Tickets on sale Dec. 1 to Dee. 31, in-
elusive*, geiuj lo return  within three
months
Tickets   issued  in    connection   with
Atlantic Steamships will be- on sale
from   Nov.   11   ami   limited  to  five
months from date of issue
Finest   Ermlpnient    Standard    First
Class and Tourist Sleeping Cars and
Dining Oars on  all Through Trains.
Compartment - Library - Observation
Car on "Imperial Limited
3 Through Express Trains Daily
HOSMER
TOBACCO STORE;
Harry Sh.vi*ka, Wm. Goruk, Props.
WE "TORONTO EXPRESS"
leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.1flk, making connections at Toronto   for   all
points Eust and West thereof.
The "IMPERIAL I.imithh" leaves Winnipeg daily at H.2cJk, and Ihe "Atlantic EXPRESS at HMJlIk daily, making connections at Montreal for till
points East thereof.
Apply to the nearest 0. P. B.
agent for full information.
I * * ************ ************
? STEAMSHIP TICKETS
On Sale to any Part ot the World
Cigars, Tobaccos, Pipes
Etc.
FIRST   CLASS
POOL TABLES
CALL IN AND SLE US
Main Street       HOSMER, B. C.
I If you wish to arrange for
Tj your friends coming out to
5 this country, call and the
i matter can bo arranged
j without trouble for tbose
I travelling.
* Full   information   given
* upon application as to till
J steamship lines.
t       W. T. WATSON
A   Agent 0. P. R. Hosnier
New   Year's   Dance
and  Supper at opera
house, Hosmer, Monday, January 2, 1911. ^ff/'^M"^^^^
Admission, gents' $2,    M Arta,ou^k
ladies cordially invited. <^/:.. mcl.Fletcher, Ag™t
*»■>
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WHY M OT ?
WHY NOT ?
Since the tendency of the Holiday Gift has turned toward the useful as well as the
ornamental, we direct your attention to our great dislay of
Men's Furnishings
Believing them to be the most desirable remembrances to give both men and young men. Men in all walks
of life take pride in their personal appearance and any gift which can contribute to their comfort and vanity
is strikingly appropriate
Why
Not?
Cravats
NECKWARE
For the holidays in thc
finest imported silks, all
rich in designs, all shades
50c up
Why Not?
Suspenders
THAT ARE
Handsome, practical
and endurable, all boxed
just for Christmas
60c up
Why Not?
Shirts
SHIRTS
That arc pleasing to
good dressers, styles
that appeal to all
$1 up
Why Not?
Gloves
GLOVES
For street wear or fur-
lined gloves for driving
$1 to $5
Why Not?
Hosiery
HOSIERY
In both fancy and plain
patterns, in cotton, lisle,
silk or wool
25c to $1
Why Not?
BATH ROBES
And Smoking Jackets
in Jaegar pure wool wear
would make a most acceptable gift
$8.50 to $15.00
Why Not?
HANDKERCHIEFS
Arc one of the most
useful articles ihat can bc
given as a gift, cotton,
linen or silk, fancy or
plain
10c to 75c
THE   HOME   OF   SWELL   CLOTHES"
SEE OUR SHOW WINDOWS THIS WEEK
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Hosmer, B. C.
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