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HOSMEK, B. (.'., THURSDAY, JULY 11, 1910
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We   have    just     received    a
large shipment   of  Tanglefoot
it. *
Prices Lower Than Ever
Our Goods avo Always Fresh
J. A. LUND, Manager
Our Prices Can't lie Heat
Hosmer, B. C.
Ladies and Childrens Straw Hats, Fancy Colored Dress Muslins, Summer Silks, Parasols,
., White Muslin Blouses and Ladies' Whitewear.
■£ 20 per cent. OFF ON ALL THESE LINES.
Ik Ladles, Do Not Miss This Opportunity.
Opera House Block
Ik Quality Store U. n. MAItLiAll upera nouse diock *
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Staple and F a n c y Groceries ♦
New Goods  Fresh Stock
A Trial Order Solicited
Gabara Block Hosmer, B. C.
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To Give Employment to Settlers
Whose Crops Have Failed
According to tlio Lethbridge
Herald, C. A. MeGrath, M. P..
has received  a telegram  from
the sij^lii. On a slant of eighty
degrees   from    the    horizontal
Horn    could   only    ^o    up    or! 	
down. The onlooker winders. Returned With Large Majority
Finally, by close watching,  the J     an(j Libera,s  Ba(j,y Beate„
secret is discovered; nature  has |	
planned these animals as only
nature can do. Being intended
to  live  near  the   high    peaks.
t ^ '     R. CHATFIELD       !
(,f | they  are  so
(instructed    that
Winnipeg, July 11— The Rob-
1 iii administration emerged tonight triumphant and vindicate
In order to
ed.   Not only is it returned with
Vice President Win. Whyte
the (! P M    in  iiiiswAi* fo  his I locomotion is easy.    LU ulUm iu „. . .    ..,,,,    .
me v. jt. xi.,  in  .inswii   io   ins j ! a sufficient majority but the m-
and   President   \ourse   of   the 'advance horizontally along   the   ,.  .,     , v c.,        t •    s.
.um   iiesmeiu  course,  oi   ine , j o dividual members of the cabinet
Lcthbridirt'    board    of    trade's  steep hillside  the  legs  on   one;. .     ,      ,   ,     ,. ,
ueieuuiiuge    oo.iiii    oi    u.ints ' " i have received substantial
suggestions    that    grading    |„.  side oi the hotly are niuch long-
1 this year  on   th«'er than those on the other; thus
Lethbridge end of the Weyburn |is tlie s,°Pe provided for.   With
al majorities iu face of a popular opinion that there would beacon-
branch and the proposed branch
between Ihe Little and lligilmv
rivers, with the object of helping out homesteaders whose
crops have failed. Mr. Whyte
says that he does not favor going further on the Weyburn
line this year and although sur- by
voy parties have been out on
the proposed line from a point
between Kipp and Carmangay
north-easterly, that line has not
yet been definitely located. If
it was located he would probably recommend some work to he
done on it. But in order to
give settlers around Lethbridge
who need employment, he is
disposed to recommend that the
line to Aldersyde be completed
this year and asks for the
names of any contractors in
Lethbridge who would take
Mr. MeGrath has  turned all
that and all the correspondence
the short legs on the upper side
and the longer ones on the
lower these fortunate animals
run along with the same ease
as ordinary animals do on the
level. As always happens in
nature, changes are wrought
circumstances. Although
there is no doubt but that the
difference in the length of the
legs litis resulted from necessity,
as all living creatures adapt
themselves to their surroundings—these were probably at
lirst denizens of more level districts, being driven thence to
the mountains by fiercer
animals—-it is a strange fact
that they have become adapted
not only generally but locally
as well. In particularly steep
districts the lower legs are
sometimes as much as
three feet longer than
the upper ones, but these
cases are rare; the usual difference does not   exceed   twelve
it is
he has  had with  the C. P. R,
C.N. R. and (i. T.  P. on the I inches, and in some cases
matter of giving work to set- j even 'ess*
tiers,   over   to   the   Hoard of      The first recorded observer of
Trade. i these strange animals was at a
-..._     . ' loss to discover their  means of
! return to any given point, since
i to reverse their direction on the
Halifax, July 11.   A military
Troops Called at Springhill.
same side of a mountain peak
would make locomotion impossible. After some days watching, however, it was discovered
that the means of return issim-
,,  .,    , ,   , pie; the animal  wishing  to  re-
Army Medical Corns and Army . •      , ,    <., ..
J l ■' I turn simply goes to the summit
train left Halifax for Springhill
Mines at four o'clock this afternoon with two companies of the
Royal Canadian Regiment Aid
an officer and three men of  the
!      P. BURNS C& CO., Limited       j
Meat Merchants
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.
Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Any kind of mixed drinks that you  call for will  be
swrved in First class style
Best   Rooms   and   Meals   in   the   Town
Front St.
Hosmer, B. C.
Service Corps, 170 men all told,
under command of Major Fages.
The troops would have been despatched yesterday but they
were not sent because the Militia authorities here deemed a
telegram that the requisition
would come on Monday by mail
was not sufficient authority, the
requisition was then sent by
wire and received at ten minutes to three this afternoon.
One hour and a quarter later
the train with the troops was
pulling out of the station at
Halifax. An hour after the
first mail brought the requisition. No machine guns were
sent but the men have arms and
The troops will camp under
canvas on the green iu the
centre of the race track, which
is the property of the county.
There was no disturbance today, but it is generally conceed-
ed that the excited feeling between the company's men and
the strikers a spark at any time
niiyht cause a riot.
The only Commercial Hotel
Sample Rooms Main St., Hosmer
and on crossing over travel in
the opposite direction becomes
To anyone who has a love of
nature in all her manifold
forms, a climb to the peaks will
be well rewarded by a sight of
theso strange animals. The
writer has studied their habits
closely, and has sat for many
an hour on the high cliffs
watching their movements.
As with all other animals,
freaks occasionally occur.
Practically all of these (lougers
have the short legs on the right
hand side, but instances are on
record where the short legs are
on the left hand side. Unfortunately, the writer has not seen
any of the latter, but it is his
hope that in time persistence
may be rewarded.
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Queen's Hotel
h % Transient rates $1 per day, special rates by the week 1
Opposite :'■ P. I>. <!c|)|'it.Tltistiit'e/. li. C, |
Big Free Moving Picture Sh*?; j
\*        New fuatui'u films each week Ict thu opt-Miliuii cf .lee,. KuKI
Some Fields are Abandoned—Estimated
Decrease is One-Fifth
Continued falling off in  the
condition  of spring   wheat   in
Minnesota and the   two  Dak-
Natural History Notes. | otas is shown in reports made
IHE SAND HILL GOUGEK.        j to the Duluth Herald, which es-
The Rocky Mountains afford timntes a decline of 20 1-10 per
an  habitat for numerous and cent, in condition since June   1.
strange specimens of theaninial  This makes the estimate of pro-
tribe; and strange  as   is   the duction for the three states 196,-
"Trnding" Hat described ill   last  233,000 bushels, against thegov-
week's Times another   animal  eminent estimate for the same
far stranger exists   in   many  territory for June 1 of 258,665,-
parts of the mountains.     This 01)1)   bushels,   a   difference   of
is the Sand  Hill  Gouger.     No 62,432,000 bushels loss than  tlie
doubt but few people have seen ' former estimate,
these wierd animals.   Although      The loss  is most   severe   in
not entirely nocturnal in  their North Dakota,   the   condition
| habits tbey are  never seen  in' there now being estimated at
broad daylight; in   the   eai'ly 60 1-2 per cent, against the June
| morning, as the first pink  rays 1 estimate of 93 per cent.     In
of the  coining   dawn   appear j Minnesota, condition is pieced
over the  mountain   tops,   and at 82, compared   with   93   on
again as the last shades of   twi-  June 1.     Continued  dry  weat-
| light fade into the darkness of her, says the Herald, may bave
j night, they may be seen on  the  caused sveu  further deteriora-
• hillsides, nibbling at the  succu-1 tion since July  1,  the date on
lent roots thai afford '►'v11* sus- which most reports form'ng the
tenancy      Tee
•limbs to   the
the     iii.ui    who
|.-,,ei,..~    ee,       ....        , 1 C'Ct 'SS|l I'.V      I'll",:!-
tion to sine these   nt niiiyi:   ere"
turpi* tlie expeudh
is IV1
liasis of estimate-
FROM 8:39  f
to 11 p. m.   *
I" "    .. repaid.    As t
I along   Ibe   strep   llll
j show   a   wondoi fill
indifference to t lie
ti ii 1 v remarkable.
• of energy
ley scurry
sides they
.•igility. an
steep slope
The fortun
ate observer is tbuder struck at
were made,
nipt is made to estimate the abandoned acreage,
though reports show that in
several localities wheat land is
being plowed up and in others
cattle have heen turned into the
lielcK. The Minnesota damage
is chiefly in tlie lied River valley and western counties.
siderable slashing of cabinet
timber. The electorate as a
whole has endorsed the present
The following is compiled at
Conservative headquarters. It
gives 29 to the govern ment and
12 to the opposition. It is possible, however, that the opposition may total 15 seats when
the final returns are in:
Conservatives—Arthur, As-
siniboia, Avondale, Beautiful
Plains, Carillon, Gimli, Brandon, South Brandon, Cypress,
Dauphin (gain), Deloraine
(gain), Gilbert Plains, Kildonan,
and Hamiota, (both these seats,
however, are claimed by the
opposition), Killarney, Manitou,
Morris, Norfolk, Portage la
Prairie, Russel, Rockwood, St.
Boniface, Swan River, Turtle
Mountain, Virden, Winnipeg
Centre, Winnipeg South, total
Liberals—Birtle, Gladstone,
Springfield, Lakeside (gain),
Lansdowne, La Verandrye
(gain), Morden, Minnedosa
(gain), Mountain, Rhineland,
Winnipeg West, Winnipeg
North (gain), total 12.
Annual School Meeting.
The annual school meeting
was held on Tuesday the 12th.
There was quite a representative gathering of the property
holders present. On motion of
A. Mathieson, Wm. Robson was
elected chairman. Thesecretary,
R. J. Cole, read over the various
items of expenditure for the
past year which were satisfactory to the meeting,after which
the election of a trustee and
auditor, for the period of three
and one years respectively, was
proceeded with. A. Mathieson
was elected trustee and Robert
Strachan waselected for auditor.
The meeting then voted an
appropriation of $1,500 for the
coming 3'ear, $200 of which will
expended on improvement of
the school grounds.
A hearty vote of thanks was
tendered to the retiring trustee
and secretary of the district,
R. J. Cole, for his untiring
efforts iii the matter of the new
school house which will stand
as a monument of his good
The meeting then adjourned.
Woman Badly Burned at Fernie.
The wife of Patrick Hughes,
bartender at tbe King Edward
Hotel, at Fernie, was severely
burned Sunday morning at two
o'clock. Mr. Hughes had returned home from his duties at
the hotel, and Mrs. Hughes
came to the door to admit him, 11
lighted a match and stooping
over to see the keyhole in the I
door the flame from the match !
caught her night gown and in
a moment she was enveloped
in flames. Mr. Hughes, hearing I
her cries antl seeing tho flash of
light, broke through a window
and quickly extinguished tho
flames but not until Mi's.
Hughes was severely burned
about the breast. Though severely burned, hopes are entertained that she will recover.
Mr. Hughes is the president
of the Fernie football club and
highly respected in the district
where he has resided for some
years, and the deepest sympathy
is felt for himself and family.
Will Incorporate as Town.
By ti decisive vote of 111 to 17
the property owners of Coleman, Alberta, carried incorporation last Montlay. The majority was much larger than anticipated.
Basket social, July l.Sth.
Watchmaker and Jeweller *
Prompt Attention Given to
all Kinds of Watch Repairing *
.IllM   l'i'ce-ivi-el a nice- line 'el
nil iiiiel w*e lli.-in
Main Street
Hosmer, B. C. J
Cherries, New Apples, Bartlett Pears, Red
and BJue Plums, Peaches, Blackberries,
Oranges, Bananas, Watermelons, Cucumbers, Tomatoes.
Hazelwood Ice Cream    Hazelwood Buttermilk
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; Real Estate Bargains!
For some snaps  in  real estate call  and
see mc.    Some good houses and rooms
for rent.
Agent for life  and   accident
in  thoroughly   reliable  com-
Post Office Block HOSMER, 1!. C. ♦
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i  Fir, Spri
* quality—
ruce, Tiiniiiriu* ami Cedar, any quantity desired, bul unly one
-the best, Wo can satisfy llic most, exacting, Nee matter
how large, or how small the order may lie*, it will deceive the- same
prompt attention, A trial ordei means a satisfied customer, Give n-
a trial.    For sole by
J The Elk Lumber Company, Ltd. I
' C. II. Bomford, Agent Hos        ■> "  *
£ C. II. Bomford, Agent Hosmer, !>. C. *
Capital All r»i<l Up $14,400,000
Rest $12.(100.(1(11)
Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona nnd  Mount   Royal,  C ('.•M. (i.
Hon. President.
Hon. .Sir George Drummond, K. C. M. C President.
Sir Edward Clouston, Bart., Vice  President  and General
Branches in British Columbia
ArmRtrongf'Clitlliwuok, Kndorby, Qroonwood, HoKtudr, ICclownu, N'clson Xcjw Denver
N'iculei, Xew Weesttiiiii>tei\ Kotmlaucl .Summorlanil, Vnncouvor, Vernon, Victoria.
Savings Bank Department
Deposits of $1 unci upward received. Iiite-n-M allowed eel current Kite- und paid
half yoarly. Tho depositor is subje-et tee no dolay whatovcr ln tho withdrawal of the
whole ur any part of the dopostt.
Hosmer Branch
C. B. WINTER, Manager
All kinds of Draying done on short notice
Dry Wood for sale
The Celebrated Tabor Coal
llltllKUS l.i;i*T A'I'TIIK t'l'KKN'S HOTKL      1»      f
•£»*e»<»#*»*t*#»++*»4.«.**4***+**++*4.*******<.*4.**<. ********
Jos, Asselin !•'. II. Ingham  $
Hosmer Livery & Transfer Co.!
Livery, Cartage and Feed Stable
Rigs at all Hours at Reasonable Prices
Dealers in Coal
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Elk Valley Beer
Beverage of Quality
Manufactured from Canadian .Malt, Bohemian
Hops and the Famous Crystal Spring Water
Elk Valley Brewing Co., Limited
No   bottles    liquids    mope    or hard  work.      "2   In 1"   shines
instantly and gives a hard, brilliant, lasting, waterproof polish.
Contains  no  Turpentine,  Acids  or  other injurious   ingredients.
THE  F.  P. DALIEV OO., LIMITED, Hamilton, Ont., and Buffalo, N.Y.
| de Vega.    lie thought nothing oi' writ- other   great   advance   made   in   recent
ing a play in a couple of days, a light years,   which   will   soon   be   improved
j farce   in   an   hour   or   two,   and   i>*   the much   further.     With   the  invention   ol
| course of his life he furnished the stage electric fans and suction air-pumps so
of Spain with upward of two thousand enclosed   that   they   are   airtight,   the
original    dramas.       Mallam    calculates deepest  tunnel  can   be   kept   fresh   and
that   this  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 ran  be operate
MKHOUS efforts have been mnde
lee popularize the utilization ul
electric power in the Incuse; ami
although small, serviceable, iiieci reliable
metiers have been devised feer the driving ot the knifeeleaucr, the mincer,
ceieie'c. mill, ami what iieet, the* main
drawback lias boon that each machine
required its eewn motor, which became
n lixod attachment. It is apareut that
under such circumstance*! the cost eel
fitting electric motors to the* various
domestic machines in an average household would lee' seem.■whnt prohibitive.
I his risadvnutage, however, has boon
ingeniously and successfully overcome
by the production of the electric "Mary
.'inn," which is the invention of ii well-
known consulting electr
Mr. I.'. I...lice-.
This uiachini
inoteir  which
ierht mill day, and il  is leeessilelce to keep
ii mine ns t'resh :is the ujiper air.
ejJy John I,. Cowan)
A MAN who died the cither day left
a fortune estimated largely iu ex*
all IN*," wen* looking at a famous collection nnd bad stopped in trent of
a "Portrait eei n Lady." "Why,
thai V u It.'Tiilemie.lt! " delightedly ex
claimed Mrs. Upsomo. "I'm nol .-.'
mire about lhal," said Mrs. Ouswell,
terinnii.e, leer lorgnette to bear upon it.
• |i looks t.e me nicer,' like n Murry
DISTINGUISHED  foreigner  visit
ing K|es.em lieewns in Thackeray's
company uoticod many men
dressed ns suitors who wore nol, to nee
five and experienced eyes, the reul m
ticlo.    "Ah,"  snio  the  visitor,  "thoso
ire, 1 suppose, whnt } ull ymir Brit
ish tars."      "i Ih, no," replied Thackeray.    "Only  Epsom salts."
AN Irishman visited a tuberculosa
exhibit, where lungs in both
healthy aud diseased conditions
were' displayed preserved in glass ,i!lrs-
Alter carefully studying em.' marked
"Cured tuberculosis lung," he tune"!
t,o the phyisician nnd said: "Perhaps
it's because tli'm Irish, but if yc cured
th' patient how th' devil could ye have
his lung in a bottle?''
"Itached Irom any npliance in tho hous
Still deep in the game, Mr. | wil hin   a   lew   s lids,   and.   weighin
cess of the million murk, every
dollar of which wus accumulated by the
manufacture and marketing of smoke.
.S.er was he aliinc iii this peculiar industry. There nre today eighteen or
twenty different smoke factories in
operation ittributing iu a marked degree to the advancement ot' a civilization unci the- well-being of society,
The visible, tangible, and marketable
subsluiice of smoke io soot.    Soot  is a
gineer, I product eef perfect combustion. It seems
Matthews, A.M.Inst.C.E.  like  nn  unsubstantial  foundation  upon
comprises   un   electric J which t.i found a fortune, to establish
an  be attached  and  de-l an important industry, or to issue stocks|
The Horseman
.\n addition to rule 7J is nn exceedingly strong one ami puts n heavy responsibility upon every trainer unci
driver. It is evidently meant as un
extru guard against ringing or driving
suspended and expelled horses. The
terms are very explicit:
"A driver cer rider shall not drive or
ride u horse in a race without personal
knowledge as to the eligibility eef the'
horse to compete iu said contest. A
driver or rieler violating this rule shall
lie subject to the penalty, if any, that
follows the horse, except where tlie
driver or rieler is substituted or appointed bv the- judges.
We have our deeulets as t,. whether it
is fair to put  the whole responsibility
equally true. We sincerely hope that
congress will at least pass the rule uud
see how it works for twe, years. lis that
time both trainers uml the secretaries
eef small associations will have got over
the scare and will realize that the new
rule is better I'or nil parties.
As to the duration of races, rule Hit
us amended reads as follows, and so far
as two in three races are concerned, it
is a highly important inn*. It says:
"t nless otherwise expressly Stated in
the published conditions, in all races'
of mile heats, best two in three. Hie
nice must not be continued ufter the
end of the third neat; and in all races of
mile heats, best three in live, the nice
eons!   met   lee   continued   after  the  end
the driver, bul  in the absent f a j ot the fifth heat.   In such cases the pre
compulsory   registration   law  desperate j miums shall be awarded in accordance
elisenses require desperate remedies, and with the positions in the summary at th
1,'le.   while
n tie room
and leeends and t.e declare dividends, j
tVoVOrthelcsS, it lens a market value'!
great  enough lee render all these; thing.
liis unci
.Stevenson   rose   iu   his   sick "bed   and j only  sevente    pounds coni|
shouted oxcitedly at the recalcitrant sen ] it is no more bulky than a typewriter, possible,
aptniii, "Swim, d—    you: swim I"      can be oasily carried from room to room      of course soot  is not sold under that i j   ,, ■    ,,
"   . m.el.,1   is seonll   -Ir ri.    .....    _., .._,-..,*,__ .   double   1!
me which  will have ilsjch.se   of   the   last   heat;   OXCOpt   in   the'
! event  of ll tiee feer lirst money or where
mes  the   famous  antl hopple two horses have won an equal number of
,     ,     . I as le'cjinri'l.
' Iv   built   tee
VTOKAI1 hael been guilty of what was  s0  designed
IA   cunsidciod an Indiscretion,  to the  'n,,. motor
le    which,    if   trainers,    owners   ami
Ibrooders will all unite to support, will
in   live   years  get   ri.i   ..f  the  evil   and
•   vain
oc'i   i" >,.:.,!..,.i      ■■■.. •,.. .ed   iirsrcWon'wasTumpbluck.    That  did j j'^''!'r)'" "'" ''"
us lee prevent   broakdown.
i-   fitted   witn   a counter-
mistress of the houso called hor toI weighted  projecting nun  which  caries
"step th irpet."    "If Mich a  thing  u Jurgn pulley.   On the inner side of thc
occurs again, Nornh,''said the mistress,] B)inft of this latter is mounted a small
heats, in which (event tho race' must
Untie tier Ihe heut winners eer heersees ti.'el
until one horse has won two boats in a
f   every   iinhnppled I " best two in three" race, nr three' heats
far as the breed ! '" ;l '"'*' "throe iu live nice."
thev should met only      This is au important alteration. The
"Isupport   the   new   rule',   but   Strictly   in  Meile  is  poetllilir,     It  first states that   ill
ll two iee three race that il  must  lluish
with  the third   heal, and  then   later mi
I posing.    The name fiuallv chosen, audi . .'.'   ,      ,r,„,.i <|,r]in.     i,  i
I -hall have to get another servant!      ,|r  and a  belt  passes over lie large   u„iveis.,llv used, is carbon black. " " '        "
And  Neerah said: "I wish yut would      pulley and u -'nail one mounted 'li
there's easily enough  work  feer two of   ,,„  t|„,  tor-shaft.     In  tidditi
homely anel uninviting name.    The nam
chosen was lumpbluc
,iy ivell when soeet manufacture wa
if.-enl industry; but when soot-mak    ,!(ll,.
.- grew rich and arrogant, they wanted Ltrll,)B    x„ .„,...,t pace, wh.. made a re
""■ t: i   "i.   .in;.,in.-d  and   iii)  |„„rj  wi|||  ,,„, ,M „,- hopping „M Dvor
e   is  n  stnl
been il  is fatal, if 11 mare, equally bad,
enaiiy different  kinds of  e*>or m, fanatic has ever yet been bold on
There are
.1  a- there are differout  ongh to assert that y.eu e Id transmit
CI KNATOR I.A POLLBTTK was talk-,   ,      ,, ,„ , ,,.,, ,,,,,„,- ,,,:,,.,
kj    me;  .et   a  notorious financier  the
is .-, larg,'. light  ritn-wl I which Is al    1(JmlB ;i)|i|  ,,,imltions „,■ fuo),    ,\lost 1 arfiileiully manufactured sp(    As for
taeheel to the particular u bine '" '"',,, ,.,,.„. „,.,_. qulto ns useless as the good I (|„. geldings thev are simply  worthless
operutod.     I or   instance   "•■     ■..■■-.■ 	
"me    1 housewife considers them all.    They re    when  their racing clays are over.   For
."'   prosent   waste   a   loss of energy.    One  lunutelv  the  prejudice against  natural
" ,|"       ■  ' '     xcoption is tht '*-  ■''  ' '■■■■•■      ''	
■el away.    Twenty yeurs
jther .lav "II .t rather a set-1 wliitf-nul on itsshaft is releas.-u, ,„., u.- , ■  t ,,   EX(.opUon is tho smoke of groen I p„cer« has pa
back ia i,, k he had fast session' with , ^"t^T^lol 1P  The knifo^tiar "««-*-5  »'""1' "liiel, contains creosote, flg0 the gentleimu it.uir did not care
ami the nut replaced.    I he knife clennct I     (] {m {M r|l.lson js v|lluab]e for UUr-  to drive a pacer.   Now thev are popular
lamped firmly in positi n such n   [nfi n (..it     „ |f| ln in||nitcH'mm] q„unti- M roadsters and hold their own on all
0 f  hi- auditors.  •Money,''  he  Bail!.
Hah! There are thousands of ways of
wav that  the rim-w heel comes mtie con
i tact with the (Iran  the -haft of the I
I outer motor-pulley. When the motor
I is set in motion tine rotary action of the
I pulle yis transmitted to the wheel on
I the knife cleaner by friction ■drive. I'
; a coffee-mill or mincer is tc
if   creosote   absorbed   from   the  the speedways of the continent, but thc
ed'   green   hickory   thut   smoked | strapped   section   is   severely   ignored.
1IIK elevator conductor eel' a tall office building, noticing that the
colored janitor hnd ridden up with
kirn several times that morning, remarked: "Sam, this is the fifth time 1
have taken you up, but you have not
come clown with me." "Well, you see,"
Sam replied, "Au been washin' win
dpws on de 'levonth llnor, und every
now and agin All misses mak hold and
falls out."
AN Irish politician had just returned
from j trip abroad. A friend met
him /Bid inquired: "Hid ynu have
a fine time, Milcof" "Of course I diet,"
•'Did you visit the theatres in Paris?"
"Sure, 1 saw all the plays." "And did
you go to the cnl'esT" ""sure. 1 wns in
iill of 'cm." "Well, tell me, Mike, and
did ye see any ' pommos de terrc'?"
"No, I had the wife with me nil the
HAVE vou any children?" demanded
the' landlord.
"Yes," replied the would-be
tenant solemnly, "six—all in the cemetery."
"Better there than here." saiel tlie
landlord consolingly; and proceeded to
execute the  desired  lease.
In due time thi- children returned
from the cemetery, whither thev had
heen sent tie play.
*e       »      .
rpHOMAB A. EDISON ».i- discussing
X with a reporter a criticism of his
wonderful storage battery, '' The
criticism is very laudatory,'' lie said,
■'hut it is th.- opposite of scientific. It
really makes me think of a dialogue I
<>Dce heard in a museum. Two young
men stood gazing at a mummy, 'What
makes him look Wo brown and dricd-up
like, all the way through, Bill?" thr
first young man asked. Bill replied wilh
'.his scientific information: ' In them
days. fleorgo, they took the blokes they
killed in battle arid kippered 'tin for c.\
pent tu tin- cannibal trade.'
making   money.'   ' Yes,   but   only   one
way's* tZt?' "I tlun1gh^v!u,'t<n,hlu'!;:',l," ,m«":'""','."" ,   "";"   .','"■   ',"Z>"» °>ves ils milelly pungent taste. Ull-1 They'are simply artificial gambling ma
know  it,'  wus the  reply.'' I IS "J '» '"«' '   r "'   •> " ."  '     , '       linns of cords of green hickory arc burn- Uines and when they have gone to their
"i:""  '" '■■■"   lli'"1 ■" ! "   '■   ""  0,i every year by pork-pacltors in tho limit, they can finisn u miserable exist-
1 country  "smoke houses" wherever the  ence in a delivery wagon or a peddler's
CIOAK shop man  for many  yoarsla coilee 111111 or mincer is to ne used inc. hii.kl,r\. ,,.,,,, gl.0WH ,ln,i th„ nog Hoiirisli    ,,,.ut    The rule is short, gradual, but far
i\    employe,!  in   New   York  not  so  nm-wheol  is similarly set  in  position..  s    |n this enso smoke is not waste, but  rCaching nnd If the delogatesnro true to
far from Mark Twain's home in  The  attnehment   and   detachment   take  n pl.PBcrving agentj llcting as a deodor- ! their own interests it will pass.
Fifth   Avenue,  was talking of thc  hu-   Only  11   few    seconds,   ami    ley   electric   .^ R germicide, and disinfectant. "Hopples shall not be used  in  races
morist.  "He used to be a remarkable  power '^bat 's ge'ter't»y ««'"■«™'ILZ\    The mosl  , -.ant exception to the  or performances against   time on two-
smoker," he said, "but  I  don't  think   arduous,   protracted    task    is  .,, hi    , .1  is! year-olds iu  1910, or three-year-olds or
he had any taste to enjoy the best to- U-«. eijse and^no P^««l  J«^   »     ! Cli.r.u the smoke it natural gns.   This! under in   .911; on four-yenr-olds or uu-
bacco.     Again   and   again   I   have  seen   lew seconns.    1111  1110101 I""...       .
him   buv   some  of  the   most   villainous. switch, 11  short   length ol   flexible wire
cigars  that   were   ever   built.     We   did   :i11,1 •'' I'1"
top him once though, with some goods! withdraw    au   electric   lamp   Iron
says that 11 horse musl win two beats,
It does iieet stale that the third heat is
limited tu the twee winners of the pre
vieeus heats, ami if in a third heut a
new winner turns up, what, thonf It also
throws ont the old live heut system, as
if two hoises have two heats each to
their credit, thev must go another heat.
There are other small alterations to
the rules of 11 very minor character, bul
taken in the aggregate', they represent
a  substantial  advance.      The leading
■■           ■■ '
•P*f ^
'      ''
No. in George St., Sorel, Que.
"For seven years I su tiered from
womb disease and dreadful torturing
pains, and I had constant Dyspepsia and
Chronic Constipation—tbe latter so bad
that sometimes I went teivdavs without
artion of the bowels. Six dilTcrcnt doctors treated me and for a year I was i»
bed, constantly facing death. Ther
my husband coaxed me to try "Fntit-
a-tives" and this medicine, and nothing
else, cured me and saved my life."
(Signed) Mine. JOSErH URETTE.
50c. box —6 for J2.50—or trial box
25c—at dealers or from I'ruit-a-tive»
Limited, Ottawa.
smew thnt fell al Boulogne! during tht
past winter. It has been known sinci
1904 that newly fallen snow is radio
active, but the subject has not before
teeie., so fully examine,I.
Tim Investigators announce.' that snow
quickly gathered nftor its doscont to the
earth is highly radioactive. Radioac
tivity disappears almost entirely aftei
the lapse of twee hours, however. Suow
which hus fallen cen the soil appears to
retain its radioactivity a little longer
than that  which has
.... . ,,    ,     -,'i ■•■ come to rest upon
minds ot the association are at the head   ,.iie roofs of buildings
ol the column, but they are well aware
of the fact that  it is impossible to nd-;
vnnco very  far beyond  the opinion  of I
the   interests  involved.  Tbe  secretaries
would like to d.e ull they could to elevate the sport, but ninety per cent, of
few   seconds,   ami   by  electri
tion of the purses must come free... thei.
While we ull have our ideals, lhey are
seldom  obtained  quickly  and  the*   only
.,!„;,!,1, 1 a„s,' it viedels a'soot that :.ler iii  1912; .... live venr olds or under! consolntion we have is'that with eac'l
,,,, .     ., clii'inicillv  our.' carbon—as pure  us  in 191H; or on six-year-olds or under in  .Year we see an upward tendency in th
V" '1"   - %   '* ^!|heldP«$_lC which it .differs onlv! ,..14. afl.'r which date hopples are bar- j growth and management of the sport.
rilHERE  has  recently been  published
JL     in   I'aris a  resume of the  results
obtained by French scientists from
thteir study of the radioactivity of thc
ASTItONOilKK — *'Wouldn't you
like to take a look through this
telescope tit the comet I discover
them are fnee to face with the problem i ad ,h<' other day?"
of how to make their meetings pnu out Bncond Astronomer—" No, thanks, I
even. They are hungry i'or entries, for | on,v 'ook at my own comets."
they know full well that a large propor
stop iii m once tnougn, win some goous . * ' "    '       '"„,,,,   ,1,     -witchino .en '" thu fact that the diamond is crystal , red."
with which we had been stuck.    These   ho Id er ni I ins. rt   he plug sw tUung on ^         ^  ^       RhJc „    Am(,n(1 ,.„,„ B0 „„ ,„ ,.e  ,.
cigars had attractive labels and a Spun -, ::   '    »      "-    .    1      1         1.    . mto    w," ^ q( ^.^ .„.,, ,„iDButolj. (livkl. i     ,,No   h,lvs„  sh„M   wear  hopples  in   a
,sh  name,  but  they  were  unspeakable, dn         .      ,,.',,,,,   '1   Zd th    li t ed.    It  is from tnis that carbon black,  race unless he starts in the same in the
when they began to burn.   One day Mr.   <•»'' » '';,    '.    ',''•„ "    .;.n    „    lit , the universal printer's ink, is obtained, ifirst heat, and having so started, he shall
Clemens bought a pocketful and went  ot such uppltances runs well into ntt.*,. 1                   1                      continue to wear them to the fin sh of
off.   The next time he came in 1 asked   H  ean  bo  adapted  tee  the  cleaning ol n theory, the inanufnctnre of print-  eontima 10 w
him   what   he  thought,  of  the  cigar- Urat.es, boots, and s Ivcr-pla e.    I :,r   his ers  ,nk   ,s  very  simple     A I   that  .-    }•    »    •  «"'    ''     'c son   ,„„„■,;
naming   the   brand.   'Young   man,"   he   work there i- provided a sheer,  flexible necessary is to mix carbon  back  will,;       r, uioi.  u     u     It. r  ,         no
said, 'thev smoked  like a clergyman's   shaft, coupled ... the shaft 0   Ihe n.0.,,1 linseed oil, and  the compound remains; P- <*"> »R '„.'■",,,.„,,,, ,,. „!',,„,,,,
-"-rded-habits"' ^' ^J]^ t^J^^^^
..' .'    ....    .....  ,..."  ,....' r :_..... ....:.,,. ,11'iriu .11. ,i„tj■; ,„„.,-i I shall not bc permitted to start in it race
Mlt. JKFJe'KRSON  had  not
together an  exemplary
been nl
the surface 1 in use today difi'ers slightly in composi
without   them, except   by permission  of
arv  to  pa--  the  bob
tu  be  "iciueel.  end   the   high   speed   ill tion from that used by Kaust and (lut .   f
which the bob revolves uccomplisheis the .mburg,    Kven the methods of mnnufnc'   the .lndge-.
and father, but; he possessed cer ; ,.],..,„(„„  operation   111  11    few  seconds, turn are but elaborations of the methods      If the average trainer  will  only  get
Kotnry washing tubs, wringers, sewing used   by   the  inventors  nf  the   art   of I over his scu
tain   engagdig  qualities   w
that  he has
gn- well   lee   the   printing
him  many  friends and  mad.' his death,: ,II;I,.|,;„,,.   vacuum cleaners, etc., can nil' prinlin
Hue   cause   of   sincere   mourning  to   his;,,,, (ll.jv,.,,   ;„  ,,,,„  |,v  this electric  -er        |.*,-„m   the
widow.      "Mis' .left son.   she s   broke   vnnt, .,„,, .,,  ,,„. ,„illimm ■ ,.Xpeiise.e .„,.„ is ., , ,. „„„.
up over 13b ncr.er s being took oil from   Th,.  ,,„,   ,„•  ,,\veir\v  energy   is  half  u j Interest  nlt.icl.c's to thu tniusfonntition , ,    , ,   ,       ,
de pneumony,     said  one of the  nei.;li    ,.,.,,t   „,r |,„„,  ,luim\ working time; and   ,,,■ the invisible an.l iini hie gas that   Rtart   with all equal chance, and though
bors. "She sutt niy  is,     sai.l another. ■ wh|,n';,   is f)„is|1(,(i  vvitl,   the  mntnr  is        ,v 1 ,,,..1         M....I, I thien-vear-olds tire allowed to use thom
"Mournin' round de house all de time,I ...j^pd   ln   ;l    |„,N    :in
she  goes.     Why,  day   leefo,  yist 'day   I   ][onse|ioldors    ale- Iv
light  will   find  this  little
WHEN you are grown up," queried
the visitor, "will you be a doc
leer, like your father-/"
"(lh. dear mo, nol "   Why, I couldn't
even   kill   a   rabbit,"   replied   the   boy
with great frankness.
„   Teen DramM Win 1*»H Ycm
Mute* ■*/• tommmrtUUrrm* Bmrm mnm,
■tnuthWM WmmiTmytm. Tl t hurt.
BMth** &j« Pmlm. mad Boll* tn Mc. Trr
Murln* ln Tour Ttjm* mot in BcUnr**
Hye» (or Bc«ly my.Atm mm* qrMuUM—.
was thar helpin' her, an' she only stop
eryin' once, an' dat was 10 spank little,
Kben for takin' tn'Iassos out'n de jug
right into his motif, when her back was
turned, Wheui she'd spunked him good
in' set   htm down, she say Ice me, 'He
makes  me  t'ink   ob   hi-  pii   - uch   1
cvant beur it,' anel bus' right out cryin'
iit vnlui
ompli 1.
ing    electric
apparatus  uf
id ii  «ill be found lo be
oluti f  the  proV-lll   eel
distuslet'ul    work    i'!    M
i-liire   mainier in floe 1,;,,;
educed   fill
IT was married men 's night
x-i.-(. I meeting.
et    tl
.sing hi
I   I'ainl
IN  one year  llryden prod,
his greatest   work-, • • .*>
Achitophcl," "The Mc
I   ligie,  l.aiei,"  rend  " Mac  Fleel no,*.
I   ■   was   onlv    six    months   i.i   vvritiug
" I'hc-   Hind   und   Panther,"  three-  years
in   translating  the1  whole  ■
unci   twelve  morning-  in   c
•• Parallel   between   Poetry
ing."    The original draft uf 'Al-'xatn
el's   I'Ynst"   was  -truck   e.j)' al   11   sjnu-;
|)r. .Iiihnsntr- • • Knsselas     \\:e-  wri
week  to defray  the e:
mother's   fituiei-nl.      M
lohnsoii   frequently   indulged,   howeve
,'\ten-i\ i'   r.'wril I ing.
sir  Waller Sett '- rapidity  i- one .
. Ity (1 'ge  V.. Walsh)
IN il fl'orl !■■ eliminntc su far a-
pussiblt* th>' (lungers uf coal mining,
the  fuel eli> i-i"n of the lieeilogicnl
Survey lias I n for su  time coiutucl
ing experiiueiits with a number uf ele
vices intended t'e -nee the lives nf mill
ers. Has an.l coal ehi-t explosions in
mines exucl 11 hem v teell of lives nearly
every year. Kngland and lii'lgiunl Inn,
had few ciisuall les fruni this suuree, ou
ing to extreme precuutions, all hough
I     llelgiiin    mil,.-   arc   notorious   I'or   the
,c    pros '.'   ot   liiv damp.     A-   a   result   eef
ux|ieriinent.s   in    Kngland,   there   ar.'   a
.     iiumbci    "I    '* permissible   explosives"
s     used, and   1 thers, ami   llie'l'c  i- al-e. a
- - limiT   charge,"   which   must    nol    be
'   exc led   by   Ihe   miner-  ...   mine-owners
under  p.lil.   "f  -eeere  penally.
,1       11 f llu- devices n-.'et  in   Kuriipeun
. which will pr.,l.al.l.e   I..- used here
i' future  i- an apparatus worn  by
1,-1)1 I te-J -    eel'   a    I'l'-cll''    pa I'l V    iill! ii
alter   'blent,    Thi-  enables
i<>   enter  .he-   11.ine   charged   with
Uel   colli elil-l    \apce|s.      Slnlisti,-s   eef
disasters in Ihi- country show thai
, live years t.e get rid of the straps. There
' are   few   owners  or  trainers   who  have'
'';il,,,|,"n„i":i"|'iV,'T„|iwoyea,-„l,l  pacers and the purses are
, ,, CW ijoplfew  and  small.     Ihe  two-year-olds all
,,M.    I'roin    tlie    ground    inlo    black, ,                         ,
grimy  soul  or carl,,,,,  black.    Scattered lhls   v'':"'   they  cannot   do  so  next,  so
■ here'und there through ihe gns-produc ".at  tlo'.v  would  be foolish to try and
, vgieeus ,,f  Penuefylvunia,  ihi,, and 'Icvelnp them in tha   vyay.      he whole
wT.st     Virginia    ure  '1 Iv   two-score question resolves itscli into whether the
dirlv ,-nrboi, black factories'.   These fur trainers und racing secretaries will real
nish the soot  lhal   i- ll ssentiul part : lz" "'"' ""'"' w<"   "' .-l"^ :,s "'""•v P!,e
of pructicullv all Ihe black printer's ink ers or more probably in live years Iron,
lus.i.1.    not   'merely    in     Mncica,    but ncm- us there are at pre.sr.11t, and tmt
■ Ihroughoul. ihe civilized  w„rhi.    In a,l- thougli Ihe straps may be absent ami the
.lit  its use in the luuiiufuctiir '   ''    '":'";   >»»>■   ""'   '"'   'put,*  as  fast
printer's  ink. a   larg act   of  snot   then* will  is many purses oftered and
is  -nn - an  adllll ,'lanl   of  rubber ■ J""1  •'» K '  '""'"Ig.     11   I here is a train
in Ihe manufacture of I'll ' boots und '"' »'ho is so devoid ol   ability that he
- s.   and   a  censideral.l litv   is   '■ ''.v  K"1  speed  by  the aid ol   the
used   l,y   ihe  ninkers  of  -I blacking. »trups, he is ii„>e,„:i,:   .,1  .!„■ i.nseu,-
1 lelae-k      paint-.      \ arni-hes,     an,]      sh.\
l"',1!["'"'' . all.'iche.l   I,,   a   strap,   Ihe   breeders
, 111,1". eliiiiun used in milking curbon   ,        ,„       .,.,.„ tllt„„s„|,.-,.s „,cordin
black 1- <i" 11lee-, costly ion compliCHtod.
inn- are Ihe processes ilivolvod al all
mysterious.   Since soot, nr carbon black.
Sackett Plaster Board
The Empire Brands of Wall Plaster
The Manitoba Gypsum Co., Limited
and  if Ihe gieat  spur!   of light  harness
la,dn"  i- In he controlled bv a small tail
is a product "f perfect combu ti.ui, I he
whole secret of curbon black manufacture is ice burn Hie gas with as little air
as will enable il to burn at all. There
are almost ns many ways of uiuuufue
luring carbon black as there are 111:11111
lacliirers. !.nt this is 1 he philosophy of
, . ,'| ten  in a -ingle week  to defray th,' ex    ,i"':"'.:"l"1 ",,.'"'s',"."',' """*' ,s ",""',"   them   nil.    'flier.,   is' a   series  of sheet
",",,"l,  Vour mind stand up      shout-  «    mother's   funeral.     In.   "ll""'   elmrge,      which   musl    nol   be   i,.„n structures cu l"circles."   These
od the emotional preuche, a, the heighl     nso|]   f     m.ntly   imi„|g,.,l,   however,   exc led  l.v 1 In- nunc,- ... nunc ow -   ;l|„ |iv„ „r siv ,-,„., ,,,„,, ,,„,, „!„,„ , ,„■
of his spasm. L     ,,xtt,llsivl,  rowriltino iinder pnin ot severe penulty. twenty feet in diuinetcr.    In the centre
Instantly   every   mun   in   the   church       s||. w.l]t|,|. „,.,,,,•, rapidity i- one ol        •  Ho- elevices useel  in   Kuriipeun   „f  enc'di   kiln   is  an   upright   pipe,   from
rose to his feet except one. (|||i   II||irve|H   ,,,-   |jt,enitnr.*      lie   wrote   mines which will pre.liable  I..- used here   the   top  nf  which   radiate   some   two-
■'Ah!'   exclaimed ihe preacher, peer-   |iti,,..|||v ,,s ,,lh(  |(s ,,,,. ,.„„|,|  m,1Vl,    i„  the future  is an apparatus worn  by. -,.,„•,.  of -caller  pipe's,  like  lh.' spokes
ing out tn the lone sitter, who 1 upiod I     (|   nhru   ^ <n.-t.-,t,.t.  hi- aniiinuensis   tl mbers of a rescue party ime li    of ■■  wheel,    Knelt of these Bim ipcsl
11  chair   near  the  door apart   Irom  tlio        .    Hl.lu.,,c|v k,,,,,, |M,.,. ui,|, |,]„,   Ti„.   utelv  after   'blent.     This  enables   i- perforated nn Iho upper surface with
other-, "v.„, uro one. m u million. I     .      ■    ^^ '< of |1|(, ,,Wilvl„.|cv   Hioin   lo   ".iter  the   mi Iiaiged   will,   a   tud   tiny holes.    The upright
"It am I  that,     piped back this eene   V|lV|,,s"  M|.|V  „tij|   ,„.  „„.„     -|-],,.v   :11.',.   gllx ami coal .lu-i   vapors.    Siaiistics uf   central pip.-, which answers to the axle
helplessly, a- 11,,' rest  .,1   the congrega-  ||%.  (;n [mny „,„|,.,■,'„. |   mine disasters ill Ihi- miry show thut   ,,f the wheel, 1- kept   i islam  rovo-
tion turned to giizesuspicionslyat him.   bv ^ ^j^^, ,)lo) m.,llv   ,,.,.,.,1,1,.  ,,,..,,1,.   f,.    sull'ocatioii   lution,   turning    flip   spokes    with    it.
"'  ■"■'" '  RC'   '"'     ,:":'i"'"i' William   lleckfnrd's   "Viithck"   was   follow  xplosion i„ „  mine     If in,    Through   il   passes   the    gas.   escaping
'     ' completed bv the unbroken exertion of   medlately  alter  stud,  an  ncciclen    res    through  the holes  in   the  spokes  „,   a
A,, , „.,,„,„ ',,„..„  1 ,,.,, ,,.i„,l„ „i„his    e.ucrs  I'l  enter II ue lee help the   mullii mle  nl   tin v    ets.     Hull   an   inch
ST()I^  :'' '  '<'";"'  I-'""->"-»-;i;         ','';,„;     „      i   s,         S    ■'», fully  lifly   per cent. „f the  , • s„ above Ihe'spokes  is a  sheet-irot,
seen   not   generally  known  i- iieletilhe   auilioi   su]ipoicing   nimseii   einiiug
bv    Mr-.    Ste\'-ii-.ni'-    griinelsnn,   his unnatural \inil by eojiious drafts ,,f
Austin'Strong!    When Mr. Strong wns a I wine;  and  what  adds to the wonder  is
Thai   hopples are a  potent  source of
fraud "i  '--in be made such is shown bv !
amended   rule 77.  which  insists that   if j
a  horse starts i"  hopples he shall wear
them t" the finish, uud they -hall not be
re ved   or  altered,   nor  shall   a   horse
which usually wears I hem lee allowed tee
-ia:i will.,mi them except by permission
nf lln judges. This rule alone is sitllic
iei'l leer 1 heir condemnation when s
-light manipulation of Ihe straps can
produce victory ur defeat. The race
cease's lee depend 11 poll natural speteel and
ihe driver's ability, but is determined
by Ihe harness. Why not give the purse
to the maker of the sirups.' This is an
extreme   view   of   the   case,   bul   it   is
lull   c llll.llltl:*,   mid   1111,1   Caere, ur
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little'  chap   Mr.  Stevenson   liked   1.1  sit I thill   thc  work  wa- written in  I'rench.
propped up iu bed to watch him at plsv      Steele  uml   fielding   wrote   many   ol
c,   ihe   next    en.     And   often   it   Imp    their essays while  lh"  pre-  uu-  wail
pencil 1 l.ui  eh.- biggci "'' : I"1 • n •■ wnuirl ' ing.
male   uiggesl m   1..1   Hi"  muke believe       .Ixliiisiin,   like  liihlmn,   wr   al   llrsl
games, uud   insist   thai   thev   I urrieel   wilh   labor,  I.:,I   afterward   found   Hint,
.01. 1 lav  Austin  hud  arranged Kith  ..mctisc.   .  stntoh   1   highly  e,„
i.hiviii" Hint the"    e-l.,',1  styl e  us iiatiirally a- endin
mil rs.
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time  lee   pi Ih   walked  the   die I    "I   1 1-
vcsscl, "t iiitered pirut"s ami ,v.*i,tli,*r
e.l all kind- ol   storm-   until  lee felt  tin
ll'ieo   positively   henv"   uueter   1, i -   f ,*, * I,
Mr. Stevenson' bulked  en,   in   poi-fecl   -i I
lenc'ce,    i,ui    ecunplete      ilisnrption.    .."
di.'ii.i   plnying   '!"■   win.I.•   thing   in ■
the harder ..1  the two.    I'liiullv Austin
act   tired  of  hi-  vessel, .-limb■■•!  olf his
ehun   .111,1   began   walking   across   the
room lee some e,b.iecl  which hud alfi'iicl
ed 'ii- i ie -1.    Tin- wns ; uch I'm
nt Su cage,     .1 slttgu
we. inph'le.l    III
•• Lives ..I Uie I'nets
I rouble  than   a   slip,
professional   journal
I'.eee soil    tells
Alchemist " iii six ,e
muni h-.
Th.- mosl  |„
II rv fcecuiidity
lion  to I..'  fm
ie oriliiuirv people
ee's   of   the   "I.i!-,
•ly polish,.,I work
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 1  him 1 1., re
ed   allied -I-   :c
-     he
was   proelueecl   iu   !
rtentuus example of I
,0, record i- l.e
ml   en   Ihe   pel-,
:\r 'lh,'    ter   a
fell.-loll.   Ih et      plosidl
pptirii ceiling oleel ley water (lowing over the
 .1 lop.    A- Ihe spokes with their multitude
mines   is   capable    ,,f    sustaining   life ,,f gas jets revolve,:tho flntnes from the
where'  Ih.-i"   i-   liie dump  .er   Ihe   poison jets  are'   kepi   ill   r.instant   contact   wilh
.ens vapors thai  follow exj.lo-i.01-.    'fhe Hi,, cool -heel iron ceiling, causing the
device -i-t-    nf   11    ciinvus   jacket black soot tu iiccunlulate with astonish-
cipiipped   wilh  ■■ylindei-  ..I   coinpii— .'.I ing rapidity.    At   intervals between the
oxygen, -icl   vx ill,  ll penitur't spokes  are  thin   iron   bludes  that   just
 ith  by   11   Ili'Xihle nibber-liiieil  ini'tul touch   il iling, scraping from  il   the
lie nil"-.   'Ihe ns  il xygen is regii nccninuliitioiis  uf   -not.     The   particles
lated by a pressure gunge,    Tl xhnlii fall  into a  trough  fustencd  below  ihe
lion  oi   11 peiaior i- passed  througli scraper, wilh 11 sleep incline toward the
small   lumps   of   potassium   hydroxide, central   pipe.    Tl onstunl   vibration
The .-ail Iiiixi.li' is thus absorbed and nf  ihe  scraper uml  Hie  trough- caused j
ihe remaining product, with added "xv by their ninth -nils in the iici'Ulniiln
gen, i- available. lion   uf  carb.ui   sibling   iu   tuward   the
Wni, ihi- appuiulu- a man could ■■: "' ">•    When neni' the upright central
ter   a   mine   iinmeelial ely   lifter   ihe   ex !"1'**.   He'  call    falls  down   ll|    bell
begin   les, ue  work, The  lire con V cy.tl s.   hy   which   il    is   carrie.i   lie   a
iipoi'e. ,1 1   im siuiill cnntrnl building, where it  is emp
liaieh   -eiili.cuii'.  I  if  Ho'  miu.'i- Hcd directly Im.. Hie wood. asks or
could be'brought  tu Ihe surface ul mice l'ii|'»'i bags ia which II is to bo shipped,
lhey  wee hi  in- s.ncd.    licsiiles hnving      Three or four mcii cun attend to more
these  clevi -  roacly  at   the  mouths  ot tban  a   scorn ui "circles,"  consuming
Ihe mine- for ihe u-e ..| mm.os. Hie' fed several millions of cubic fool of gas dnr
giuii    iinthorilics     re.piiie    Ihut    mine ing   ench   period   of   twenty four  Incurs.
owners carry 11 siiillcieul supply of them Fully ono thousand cubic feet of natural i
in deep iindergi' I work.    A  rescuing gns nre required to mnkc a single pound.
parly   could   thus   pi Irate   deep   nm ,,t carbon  black.    Lust year liuere than
nol-. und a nix an apparatus to the head I Inn million puiuids were inauufacturcd in
nf a -nil ling mi  -.. (hut  he would ' ihe geis belt- of Pennsylvania, Ohio nud
nol di.- while being curried to fresh air. West   Virginia,    It  is'therefore evident
Mi  '■; I"-ion- fiavc 1 11 reduced in 'hul   for Hi is -ingle purpose Ihe annual I
number uud   seriousness  iu   lielgiuin   by consumption of natural gas exceeds the
Hi impiilsnry u-e of standard miners'.,. nious totnl of ten thousand million
lamps which are tested by government cubic   feet.    Before  the  utilisation  eef:
xperis.    Many of the -o called safety natural gas fnr the manufacture of car-
Icon black this product sold at from $0.
1 lamps used  by miners hnve 1 11  found
1 iunileipiaie.    Under severe tests in the
government  experimental  stations they
j have   leaked   sufficiently   to   ignite   lire
tn $7 a pound.   Today thc price, loaded
011 cars at the carbon-black factories, is
cuts a  pound.    It   is therefore
el   dust.     Another   point I apparent that the lowering in the price
which  ll xperin tal   tests  have de    of sool ha- been one of the factors that I
.••loped is lhal  more explosions are' due   have helped tie make peessible the cheap
t"   coal   dust    than   !..   lire damp.     The   books,   newspapers,   ami   maga/.iues   of i
careless use of explosives bv the miners   the present day.
tl: '
em-i'le 1
is a common cause ot exp
sinus and  cave-in  accidents.    The  men, ^■"""~"—~~"""^^^~——"*^^
in   their  hurry   or  carelessness use too-    j,^   We.k W««ry, W»l«rr ■*•••
heavy   charges   nnd   cause   underprop    Relieved_By Murlne_Ey«_Benjw.     Trrr
ping of the supports or procbu " "      ""        ""      "* l"'""
' •'"" through t incussion. •;_"•   ',•■-"..:.■*.'.':—^Wrtte"ForBye Bbok».
of    He.
Murine   For   Your  Bye  Troubl**.     You
Will   Like  Murine,    ft Soothe*.    Mc  At
, You.   Druggists.     Write For Bye Booki.
mines  is an I Free    Murine Eye Remedy Co., Toronto.
VOL.  1
No. :!2
Somo yours ngo. tlie lute Proi'cBsor Rowland, of Johns Hopkins University,
testifying in a t-a^c involving the Cataract Power Company, in answer to a
ijuestiou nn ito^h examination as to who, in liis opinion, was tbe greatest
American scientist, replied, "I am.''
After leaving the court, room one ot' the lawyers ventured to criticise
the  answer  for  its  effect  upon  the  jury, whereupon  Rowland exclaimed:
"Well, what else could 1 say'    Wasn't 1 under oath?"
There are two kinds of swelled head. One of them is inflated with lint
air.  pure and simple.    The other has the 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
BUCK-EYE.    They are testing them daily.'
Were we placed on oath, and asked which was the best ten cent cigar in
the market today, wc could do no otherwise than follow the Professor's illustrious example and reply	
The Winnipeg Clearing House—
Accurate Barometer of Trade
How on important business institution works in settling accounts that will make the billion-dollar mark
this gear.  A speedg, sure and economical method of clearing Winnipeg's banking business each dag
rpiift Winnipeg clearing hou.se is an
JL institution that is much hoard of
through tho figures it gives out;
that is, the figures are widely known
and justly esteemed remarkable, and
by this remarkableness, some fame
conies to the organization which producer these iigurus; figures • that
epitomise the wonderful progress of
;• community without parallel iu the
world today; figures that tell the story
uf this progress truly and woll to the
understanding mind uf thc business man
of other parts, to which these figures
go out, full of information, accurately
setting forth the rise nnd fall of the
business barometer of Winnipeg, simply
accurate, convincingly strong.
(Hearing house figures announce that
there is an increase in the Winnipeg
t-auk clearings for the week of half a
million dollars over tho corresponding
wecek of a year before-—perhaps a million or more over thc week of two
years previous. This news is printed iu
the local papers and goes forth to the
press cef either cities. Every city uf consequence in Canada has the news; business men nf Xew York, Chicago and
Huudun bear of it; and, iu general, thee
world knows that Winnipeg bank clearings have mude a big advance. For half
a million a week i.s u big advance; a
year of such advances puts the city's
■anil clearings twenty live millions
ahead of the year before, unci many of
the older cities would be much more
than thankful for such a mercy'—they
would be hilurinus. Hut half a million
increase in a week is no wonder in
Winnipeg. The largest figures for a
week iu 1909 exceeded the largest
week's figures nf 1908 by more than
five millions, the difference between
190S and l!l(17 was about the sumo, and
even so fur back as 1903 and 1900, tho
iigures for the latter, year—for the
best bunk clearing week—show an increase of almost four million dollars.
Measures the Flow of Trade
To  the  bunker  and tho  experienced
business man these figures tell a story
• f trade and business transactions that
iocs not advance with the slnw, cautious steps of communities whore the
search for a dollar is a work of care
and the process of making ten thousand
dollars tho  task of u lifetime;  it tells
• f commercial and trado development
•hat takes its strides liko a giant and
covers as much ground in a day as oleics cities do in a month or even a yoar.
This is an open book to the man who
knows whut a clearing house^ does and
whnt its figures mean, but the average
eitizon reads the weekly, monthly and
yearly publication of the doings of his
fity's clearing house with only a vague
comprehension of .what they mean nnd
—usually—with a vaguer idea of how
they eome about, how such figures inn-
pened to be published; thoir cause; their
effect. In the case of the Winnipeg
bank clearings, it is, indeed staggering to be told that tho figures for
1909 were if!770,B49,S22, and still moro
staggering when this enormous total is
placed aguinst the total for 1901—only
eight years before — and it is seen
that the yearly bauk clearings for that
year were but $100,056,720, or less
than one-seventh of the amount in 1909.
Again the bunker and thc business
man know what these figures and these
comparisons mean; again the average
citizen sees no more than two sums of
money, one enormously larger than the
other, but each beyond his Icon as a
thing real, tangible; handled by men
in the regular course of business; carried along the streets; passed ubout
and exchanged from man to man; counted, measured and taken account of by
actual process and all in a matter-of-
fact, everyday way—as u carpenter
shinglcB a roof or it bricklayer builds
a cottage chimney.
Will Be a Billion Dollars This Year
If tho Winnipeg bnnk clearing figures
keep on increasing as they have done
during the months of the year that
have passed, thc yearly total for 1910
will be a billion dollars or very near
it. Given n crop as good as that of
1909, and there is every probability
tbat Winnipeg bank clearings will pass
the billion mark. The first quarter of
tbe year is notedly dull in respect of
bank clearings, as a rule, but tbe total
lacrcase of this year's clearings over
a corresponding peridd Inst year, runs
up to the tidy sum of $39,799,720. That
is to sny: There has been nearly forty
million dollars worth more business
transacted in Winnipeg than thero wus
for thc same period of time in 1909.
This important fact has been determined by the Winnipeg clearing house,
an institution so .simple in its working,
ind so accurate in the results obtainable, that the man who sees it in operation for the first time, cannot fail to
be struck by the bald, open, unadorned
way in which exchanges of millions are
made and accounts handled that represent a larger fortune in the daily transactions of the clearing house than it i.s
given to more thun a very few of mankind to roll up in a lifetime nf strenuous business life.
How the Clearing House Works
Thc Winnipeg clearing house has ils
home in the basement of the Merchants
Bank. Like the way to the spider's
chamber into which Ihe Hy was cor-
dially   invited,   the   approach   lee   the
In thc room where these bank employees assemble every banking day in
the yoar—rain or shine, blow high ur
blow low—there are twenty-one booths,
arranged in horseshoe form, und at the
open eud of the shoe a raised platform
with a desk. Across this desk is a strip
of wood with hooks on it—twenty-one
hooks; one for each bank, again. Behind
the desk is a man, fair-complexioned,
alert, businesslike, and with that sort
of facility at figures that enables him
to cast up accounts that mount to millions, with ono bund, and—figuratively
—to carry ou a conversation witli the
other. This man is Kdward M. Counsel),
for four years manager uf the Winnipeg clearing house, and thoroughly experienced, by this and other work in
banking,  fnr   his  position.
The Autocrat of the Clearing House
At his desk in the clearing hnuse,
Mr. Counsel! is monarch of all he surveys. It is one of the rules of the clearing house that any person who has to do
and bank clerks are not bo sumptuously
paid that they can a,ford tn lose
half a dollar very often. There
ure a few minutes uf strenuous work
and then it is found out that a clerk
made a mistake of a thousand dollars
in adding his figures. He admits his
error and the account is corrected, if
it had been cents instead of dollars, the
case would have been the same; the accounts must be gone over until the error is found and corrected.
Daily Settlement Made
When the correction has been made,
the clerks may go, not before. In a
few minutes they arc all gone and the
whole transaction covering the balancing of perhaps several million dollars
worth of accounts—has taken no more
than forty minutes. The day's work is
nut over, though. Mr. Counsel! makes
out a daily account sheet which he
sends to one of the tellers of the
Hank of Montreal, who acts as
settling   teller   for   the   clearing   house,
Quebec . . . 71,430,958 118,803,773
Ottawa . . . 93,409,130 173,181,973
London .  .   •    23,097,539        02,093,337
Fur a comparison uf Winnipeg bank
clearings with tbose of a city in the
United States, the case of Providence,
icliueie Island, is instructive and encouraging—tu Wiunipeggcrs. Providence is
a city uf over two hundred thousand
population, and is noted as a centre of
trade anel bunking not only in the state
where it is, but among the cities uf like
size in all ihe slates. Last December,
the newspapers ut Providence gloated
over the fact that the city's bank clearings fur 1909 shciweel an increase of
mure than sixty-one millions over
best year pnur' to 1!)UU—that uf 1900.
'Ihe record fur five years was given as
1909 $:>!>S,818,G00
1908     337,480,000
llhec         3811,088,000
liliiii     397,193,700
1905     381,833,400
Figures Show Conditions
The comparatively small increase bo-
tween the years 1907 and 1908 is a case
in point of how bank clearings truly indicate activity cer dullness of trade.
The year UhlT wns a pnur crop year in
on what proved to be u moil enjoyable imported canvas ones, down to my little,' Kskimo boys are all made familiar witb
and instructive cruise to the coaBt. | 7x7 linen lawn teat, and the little dome ; firearms from a verv early age, but I
11ns trip lasted only two weeks, but be-1 shaped native ones made by stretching I have- never seen any of the women or
ing, as It was, in such a strange part skins ur canvas over willows, which I girls use them, and although thev do
ut the world, and among such a strange , had been stuck into thee ground and bent | at times go out to attend the traps and
people, it was mil ot excitement, aud j over arch shaped, crossing each other, I snares, it is onlv when the camp Is
was very interesting to inc. 1 here were j and forming what looked like a skeleton | short of male help. The Eskimo worn-
thirty-one  of  us,  all  told,  in   the  six,„f n  huge   basket   turned   up   „n  tbe Ian'» work is almost wholly domestic.
small whale boats, to say nothing of a j ground, in some ways resembling a be
great  number uf dogs, and I  was the   hive  when  finished.     In
with  its  business  and  who  disregards  All    payments    to    banks    that
Western C Ia, the winter of HIOii-0
was the must severe on record for a
perienl eel' twenty-live years. Winter lin-
gei'eil in the lap of Spring until it seemed ns Ihnugh lie never would say goodbye and go. N'ol to fail of reminding
the country cef what he had done, nnd
nly white man, or " cubluuna,*' us the
Eskimos called us, in the party. The
eetbci's were "l.euyuake." the chief,
with his two wives aud four children,
his brother, Boxy, with his wife aud two
adopted children, another brother with
. 'J his wife and grownup daughter, and
10 divers nephews, nieces, cousins, etc. We
left Port Macpherson on Peel's River,
early in the afternoon of August 1st,
and with a very favorable wiud behind
us, reached the mouth of the river iu
a short time, soon coming to another
small river, in the mouth uf which thc
water was literally boiling with jumping fish, a sight with which I was to become quite familiar ere we reached our
destination. We put to shore here, aud
while we were getting the cooking utensils on laud, anel bringing wood for the
fire, three of the men got into their kui
uks and going out among the fish, managed in a few minutes to spear enough
to furnish us with all wc would need
fur ourselves ami the dogs. These fish
were cleaned and scaled in a very indifferent manner, and after being cut into
twee cer three pieces, were thrown into
the pot, heads ami all. Then, un another
lire, a big put of rice was placed, which,
with a can of marmalade and plenty of
streeng tea which I provided, made a
vory good meal indeed. The fish that
llu1 Eskimos or "Huskies'' as they are
called in the N'eerth, got at this river,
were kuiiney.s, a big tish very much resembling the cod iu taste. They also
j have large quantities of whitelish, pike,
I trout, herring, ami suckers, and iu the
Arctic Ocean they get large quantities
of salmon, trout and herring, and they
also get in the lakes, a vory lug tish, bigger than a sal.nun, tilt* name of which
1 have been unable tn learn. I never
saw but one uf these fish. It was caught
by hook through the ice in winter, while
1 was living in an Eskimo fishing camp.
The fresh water tish are very soft in
the early spring, which in the Arctic
region is May and .lime, but the suit
water fish are always exceptionally nice
and linn, and make very goexl eating.
After our feast, which altogether did
met take mure than an hour or so, wc ro-
imbarkecl in our various boats, uud
everybody .seemed ill the best of spirits.
This was about li p.m. We continued
our course until abnut 10 nr 11 je.ni.,
when  the  wants nf the inner man  do-
On  putting to shore to
•aim   weather I end   of  our  second  day-
camp at the
the   river,
Bank Messenger and Escort Leaving    Merchant's Bank After Clearing House Hours
clearing house is down
stair. There the similarity
those wlce walk this stair do so
in agri'enieiit—and for the purpose
of doing good tn each eether. At
the fool of the stair are two guards,
armed tier emergencies which, happily,
iiuve never arisen in Winnipeg. Down
tho stairway there come, every bank'
ing day but Saturday a troop nf men.
Three in a row, so to speak, they come,
a clerk, a messenger and an escort
from each cef the twenty-one banks in
the city—sixty-throe men all told. The
messenger carries the' packages containing chocks ami monoy that represent
the business of his bank on the previous bank day, the escort and clerk
travel light and all throe are armed—
in fact e,, in suppiesiri'.u because Ihe
messenger curries in th" leather ease
th: t hangs from his shoulders, treasure
thnt thieves might break through and
steal if opportunity afforded, lu the
aggregate, these sixty-threo men may
carry as much as five or 9ix million
dollars between them, sometimes, and it
is a poor day when they do not have
two millions. More or loss, they curry
it, and so safely that the first less is yet
to be recorded.
By ten o'clock of the ordinal.- banking day, and by nino-forty-fivo tu .Saturday, these sixty-throe men nre assembled in the basement room, that is
occupied by tho Winnipeg clearing
house. They must bo tjicrn on 'ime
or be fined, and it is a rule of the enuring house that no wait of longer tian
six minutes will be made. Such a wait
coats tho bank that is the cause of it
three dollars—fifty cents a minut.—
but fines are rare aud prompt attend
anee usual.
the manager's instruction, shall be subject to u fino of a dollar. Business be
gins when thc manager rings his bell,
which is sharp on the stroke of ton
o'clock, l/p to that time the manager
is busy taking account of slips turned
iu to him by the clerks,
At ten o'clock he says: "Is everybody here."' If there is uo answer, he
rings a bell. At once, the doors arc
locked by the guards, who stay outside.
At once, the messengers who have
brought cases full of packages of checks
and money, begin to puss around thc
room leaving the envelope or package
for each of the other banks with which
his bank has transacted business the
day before. As a rule, every bank does
business with every other bank, and,
therefore, each man will have twenty
packages when he starts to distribute
them and when he comes around the
second time, to collect the packages
from thc slant-bottomed metal box underneath the desk of his bank, there
will be the same number for him to
carry back. It takes perhaps five minutes to exchange theso packages and
four or five million dollars may pass
from hand to hand in this short space
of time; more than that, even, since
one bank has been known to contribute
a million' and a half to the clay's business. Everything is done with precision and celerity and at the end of
five—perhaps six—minutes, Mr, Conn-
sell asks his second question: "Are you
all done?" Again, if there is no answer, the bell rings. The guards open
the doors and the messengers and their
escorts file out, treasure-laden and treasure-guarding, as they entered, the
clerks stopping behind to go over the
clay's accounts.
When   Columns  Do  Not   Balance
The millions have passed out with the
messengers who brought them, but there
still remains the task of finding out
whether everybody has done his part of
the day's work with the same degree
cef accuracy.
The banks have presented their uc-
cceuuts of the business done thc day before; each envelope brought by a messenger contained chocks aad money
showing one bank's share of that business. Suppose that the business of all
the other banks iu the city with the
Hank nf Montreal's customers amounts
tn a million dollars; it may be moro or
less, but whatever it is it musl be paid.
It may be that the Bank of Montreal
heelds enough uf the' eel her banks' obligate,,as tc wipe' this celll ; if sn the othei'
winding j banks owe the Hank of Montreal the
difference; if met the Bauk of Montreal
eewes the difference tu them, or, since
there i.s a cloaritlg Incuse, they owe
il tu Ihe clearing house. The clearing
houso has the1 figures of the si
bunks In show what condition nf
tht1 clearing house must be made
by half-past twelve uf the same
day that thoy arc determined, the hour
from half-past eleven to half-past
twelve being given over to this. Payments by settling banks begin at
twelve o'clock, uud must be made by
otic o'clock, an arrangement which
completes the work of tho clearing
house for the day at that hour.
In this short and expeditious manner
Ihe; Winnipeg clearing house handles the
accounts uf twenty-one banks—accounts that aggregated nearly eight
hundred   million   dollars  last  year and
could do, .lack Frost hurried back early
in the fall of 1H07 and between a late
spring und an early fall, the wheat crop
was sore pinched for room to ripen. The
ciup was short by twenty-five million
bushels or more, and trade in Winnipeg suffered in proportion, Nowhere is
this condition recorded with greater
fidelity anil accuracy than iu the bank
clearing figures. An advance of fifteen
millions was the besi they could do, us
against ninety-five millions tlie preceding year, and uf over one buudred and
liftysi.v '.he following year.
Thus the records uf fat and lean years
which will probably touch the billion I |M Wiunipug may bo traci
murk this year. Besides performing[ ijtmk clearing figures. N.
aa invaluable work for the public ia af
fording weekly, monthly and yearly
figures that give the besi possible Mac
uu the volume of business transacted iu
Winnipeg and the section served by
it in a business way, the clearing house
saves the banks of the city a deal of
cumbersome and costly work. Without
the clearing house, each bank would be
obliged to maintain a ledger account
with each of the other banks; with the
clearing house, no ledger account for
this class of business is kept at all. In
the days before the clearing house was
organized there was no way ot getting
such a settlement as is now effected by
the clearing house, but by sending an
account to each of tho other baaks. ThiH
was alow, expensive and unsatisfactory,
the clearing house is swift, sure and, by
comparison, the cheapest device for securing such big results that could bc
gotten up. There are two paid officers
—the manager and flic settling teller—
and two guards. All of thc expenses of
the clearing house for a year amount
tn no more than three or four thousand
dollars, and for the work that is accomplished, this is cheaper than gold dollars
at eighty cents each.
Stupendous Growth of Banking
It is nn misapplication of terms t.o
say that the growth of bunking business
iu Winnipeg hus been stupendous, enormous. When thc clearing house was
established in 1894, there wore hut nine
banks. So recently as April, 1902,
there were no more than twelve banks
in the city, or au increase nf but three'
in eight years. Between 1902 and 1910
—another eight year period—nine new
banks were established in Winnipeg, nr
as many as the* city had altogether up
tu 3894, twenty years after its incorporation as a city.
Hank clearing figures show the justi-
lii'ictice-i fnr the entry of so many new
banks intn thc field of business cover*
ed by Winnipeg. Taken by years, those
Iigurus are highly instructive to students .ef commercial growth, of trade
progress. For the nine years from 1001
il I to I'.lOO, inclusive, Winnipeg bunk clear-
lebit j lugs run into those figures:
by means of
need to ask
the old settler how business was in such
and such a year. His recollection may
be1 faulty ur his reply influenced by
some lucky-—or unlucky—happening befalling in his own cuse. It is a wonderfully well-balanced mind that nets dis-
regardful ui things personal to itself,
and man's memory is wretchedly defective in identifying time, place, and
conditions long past. Whether it be as
true as it used tn be deemed, fhat figures will not lie, may be a moot question, but it may be set down us wholly
trustworthy that clearing house figures
are barometrical gauges fur all time uf
inaiided that we should again pull  for  two   brothers,  aged  about  twelv
the natives, after putting up their tents, I wc saw the prints of two moose that had
ieewcr edge of the canvas to make them, I come down to the river to drink, and
place heavy pieces of wood around the by the looks of things, they had had
as far as possible, both mosquito and | great diiliculty in getting out of the
dug proof. They then put a thick layer I soft clay and mud. The banks of the
uf willows or grasses, or pine branches ! river all the way were soft, so that it
when possible, on the ground, and over | was at times very difficult to find a suit-
that place skins where tbey arc to sit. j able landing place in which to camp,
When they are expecting a windstorm I and even on the tnps of the high places
they/turn the bottom edge of the tent > it was the same, for thc snow had not
out, aud as drift wood is usually too long gone bv that time. In such places
light fur the purpose, pile sand or clay. I the mosquitoes were, of course, unbear-
or snow on top of the out-turned edge, able. This is the onlv hardship worth
thus making it so strong that as long mentioning in the north. We soon be-
as the convan holds together, the tent gan new to get into shallow water,
must stand. They also had what seem-; where it was necessary fnr us to get out
ed to me rather an ingenious way of of the boats and track from the shure,
putting up a tent in the strong wind I and quite often to get intn the water up
they sn often have on thc coast. First | to uur waists an.l push the boats. I did
they open the tent and place it inside this frequently, and although we were
down cm the ground. Then they drive | then only from fifty t.i seventy-five
the stakes and tie the ropes cm thc bot-1 miles freein the Arctic ('.east, tbe water
torn of thc tent to these stakes. Then ! was not sn very cold, and thc hut sun
they crawl under the canvas tu put the j soon dried our clothing. While truck-
ridge pole into its position, and fitting ing, Boxy's little girl, about thirteen
the tops of the standard holes into it,| years dd, came cm shore, and walking
raise the tup of the tei t without diffieul ! 'ju advance of us, got iuto a lot of soft
ty. and without fear of the tent blowing' slime, and before aid could be procured,
ov**r- | had sunk almost to her waist, Hoxv ran
While in camp, I eceuhl nnt help ad I |,js |,„;lt ash.ere us far into the soft mud
miring the little huskies, beeth buys and [us he could with us pulling on the tuw
girls. They are exceedingly bandy Une. lie then held cent a lung pule to
wherever they may be placed, whether the girl, and su.en managod tn pull her
in camp, cen ship, or anywhere else. The into the softer mini nearer the boat,
girls, like the women, occupy the day 1 Then taking heel, 1 of her un.ler the arms.
tanning and dyeing Bkins and furs, and be manage.I tee pull her out, met only
sewing aud cooking, while the boys out of the mud, but out of her kumuks,
make bnws and arrows, spears, nets, which in Eskimo women's summer gar
snares, etc. At a remarkably early age' ments, arc made in une piece 1 remi the
beeys gee hunt ing an.l trapping.    In fact,  waist  to the ten*.
the Eskimo boy, by the time he is ten1 The greut dearth eef birel life, which
years old at most, can do everything, I noticed Immediately upon coming
from hunting and trapping, clown to down the Athabasca and the upper part
tending the baby, nr tc, put it in the ' „f (],P .WeKenzic River, wa- --till meticc
way I know they would have me put it,I ablo here, although the Eskimos .lul
anything from tending the baby dnwn I manage tn bring elc.wn a few wild duck-
to hunting, fur the Kskimo clearly loves and geese, which I found nut later, were
his "mikinnies,'" ur children. It was in quite plentiful in the' small lake-e thai
this camp that I saw thc chief's little abound in great numbers about here
boy, about eigh't or nine years nf age, These wild fowl Beemcd tee mc l.e be
come running into his father's "iglceee."! rather under sized, but had a good deal
in which I wus sitting, and seizing a of meut on them, and were very tender
rifle as big ns himself, run out again af | and tasty. The animals used fnr food
ter saying a few hurried words to those among tlie Eskimos are moose, mountain
present, I could not then understand a sheep, ground squirrel, musk rat ami
worel of Eskimo, but in answer to my rabbits. They als.e eat large numbers
look of inquiry the chief said "caribouLf seals. The more important uf the
close tn." and I understood. Running fur bearing uniuials are thc red, black
utside, I fuund my little friend and his j and silver lux. lynx, martin, beaver, and
the shore, where I thnught we would
camp feer tin1 night. In that 1 was disappointed, for after the1 feast, at which
we had exactly the same bill uf fare
we had had on the first meal, we again
put everything, including ourselves, nn
board, and ,,n,-,» inure set sail. Hy this
time the air was beginning to get a
little bit chilly. (We were now more
than one hundred miles within the Arctic circle.) 1 was only too glad tee clou
my blue duffle coat, which, like Elijah's
mantle, had been left me by my predecessor in sky-piloting in the Arctic.
The Eskimos also begun to put on more
clothing, but neither the fog nor the
cold seemed in any way to affect these
jovial souls, for they began to sing a
" lioolahoola," a kind eif music that reminded me of thc bagpipes, which together with the beating of a drum, and
the strange gestures of the Eskimos,
suggested a cannibal war-dance, and although by this time I was rather tired
anel sleepy, I could not hope to sleep in
such a noise, in the summer months
the Eskimos keep awake during the
night, and sleep during the early part
of the day, whether they are traveling
or in their camps, f du not know why
they do this, for often during the midnight sun time the evenings are cold,
anil frequently misty, and then it always seemed to mc a pity to go to bed
just as the sun was rising again, but I
suppose that the Eskimos have good
reasons for doing this.
At about three o'clock in the morning, we put ashore at the mouth of an*
eether little river, where thc usual number of fish were playing, and here again
the Huskies managed to procure all we
wanted, by spearing. After making
camp feer the night, ur rather thc morning, they set their nets iu the little river, and ou rising later, found that the
net farthest up the river had many fish
in it, while those farther down had few,
o  and  wolverine.    The seal commonly caught
fifteen respectively, disappearing roundlhere is not the hair seal, ils skin has
u little hill, each with a rifle nn his;,,,, market value, although the Eskimos
shoulder.   They sunn returned, however,   could not dn without it, as it is of this
having failed tee kill a caribou.
At. another later time   when   T
sitting with au  Eskimo named Niak, 1
that they make all their best clothing,
together with the best of the furs they
get.    They only  trade those   fur  which
was greatly surprised by the deceptive they have no immediate use.
appearance cef his young sun, with whom
I had grown very friendly. I had missed the boy, and at the same time I had
noticed thc mother holding a baby on
her lap, and as I had not known t'.at
there was a baby in camp, I was won
tiering where it had come from. Suddenly the supposed baby stretched itself, reached out its little bands to me,
and said, "Hello, minister," which remark settled both questions fur me. 1
hnd supposed him to bc a boy of at
least nine years of age, but undressed,
he appeared scarcely more than a baby.
Slipping on his "kutnuk" (trousers!
and "attici" (hooded coat) and taking
a bit of steel traps, he turned to mc anil
sked in  Eskimo, "Are you coming,'
They will
never on any account, trade cer sell a
wolverine or glutton skin, as it is the.
only Arctic fur known to them tee which
snow or ico will not cling. This makes
it invaluable for putting on the hoods
of their attigiee around the opening for
the face, where other fur.-, would be use
less, as thc breath from thc mouth and
nostrils would soon cnllect there, and
freezing, would not only cause great
discomfort, but would very soon rot. the
fur. Then again the hair on the wolver
ine, which is a rather big animal, is
longer than that on other furs, and this
gnes no little way in shielding the face
of thc wearer from the icy winds that
so often blow ia these parts, so that not
onlv as i said before, dues thc Eskimo
Vou may be sure I went with him, audi refuse to part with this fur, but the In
he took mc about a mile or so over a
high bluff where I found a lot of ground
sepiirrcl holes, and after placing the
traps one at each hole, and covering
them carefully with grass or muss, taking care as he told me, to "make him
all the same," meaning to make tin*
moss on top of the traps look natural,
he led Ihe way back to camp. These
children are not little old men and women; they are in every way boys and
girls, and this little fellow was no exception, for on our way back to camp he
tried to sec how far out on the thin ice
he could walk. I called to him to come
back, and in his anxiety to do so, he
forgot to tread lightly, the ice broke,
and he went in up to his knees.
While I am writing on shooting and
trapping, I might just as well mention
that accidents with rifles or shotguns
are quite unknown among thc Eskimos,
uud   credit   obtain   between   the   banks!
and it. is important tu find nut whether
nil of the uccouats agree.
And sn accounts are checked up nnd
a balance sheet struck.   Siucc it is only ,
u daily  balancing of accounts, the lig
uros must agree in the several columns!
in   order  that  the  accounting shall  be;
correct,    If there' is a disagreement it |
must be because scenic oue of thc many
wine have had tie dee with making up the
figures has blundered ill liis adding eel i
subtracting, From each bank tho clear- i Winnipeg stands third on a list of the
ing house manager has two slips. One I fifteen Canadian cities that have clear-
shows heew the daily account stands ing houses. This list is made up nf
between  the two bunks named  on  the | Montreal, Toronto,  Winnipeg,  Halifax.
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elians find that they can make much
more by trading this fur to them than
they can by trading it to the Hudson's
Hay Company, or any of the other fur
On the latter part of our trip to the
coast we had a good deal of rain, which
made it very uncomfortable while in the
boats. I had a good slicker, and the
others had their own waterproof coats
and boots made frnm sealskin, from
which nil thc hair had been removed,
and the skin put through some process
of tanning, which I never saw. The
other larger skins, on which the hair is
to bc left, arc rubbed on the fleshy side
with wood ash, anel then stretched on
frames and hung up to dry in the sun.
The smaller ones, like the martin and
ground squirrel, arc turned inside out,
rubbed with ashes in thc same way, and
hung up with little sticks inside, to
stretch them.
This article is already longer than it
ought to bc, su just as the weather is
brightening, and the mnsquitns aro beginning to make life unbearable to us,
though we are on the Arctic coast, and
in sight of many ico bergs, I will bid
the readers au revoir.
slip, and the other has ou it the amount
owed the clearing house, or what is
owed by the clearing house.
For a few minutes after the messengers have taken themselves anel their
Burdens Of wealth back to their respective banks, there is silence again in
the clearing hnuse. Thc business is not
provocative of noise, or rich in conversation. Mr. Counscll finishes his figuring and the clerks, now ielle anel waiting, curl themselves up and do nothing
but wait, unless it be to take a glance
at the morning paper. Having gone over
his Iigures again to be quite sure of his
own ecerrectness. the1 manager suddenly
announces "One thousand dollars."
And then there is a scatteratinn! The
accounts dee not balance by a thousand
dollars and somebody has made the
error.   Tt costs half a dollar to do that
Hamilton, St. John, Vancouver, Victor
in, Quebec, Ottawa, London, Calgary,
Edmonton, Brandon, and Regina, uud it
is to be noted thut of all thc cities of
Canada that have had clearing houses
since 1902, the increase of clearing
hnuse business has been by far greater
in Winnipeg than in any other. The comparison is an interesting one, and shews
these figures:
J 9112 19(19
Montreal ..$1,094,476,796 $1,866,646,829
Toronto   .   .
Winnipeg . .
Halifax, N.S.
St. John, X.H.
Vancouver .
Victoria.   .   .
805,881,130    1,437,700,475
The Winnipeg Clearing House in Operation.   Scene in Room Where Account:; Aggregating   Over   Three-Quartei
Billion Dollars Were  Cleared Last Ycai'
AVERY one is able tn recall some big
hnux   that   was   "pulled   off"   on
; April 1 at some period nf their life. It
i met Infrequently has been carried to an
i extensive   incident.     Feer   example;   the
■ latter  part   eef  March,  in   1800, a  vast
multitude of people in England received
through the mail, a card having the following Inscription;  "Tower cf London
I—admit the bearer and  friend to view
the  annual  ceremony  eef   washing  the
white  lions, nn  Sunday,  April  1,  1800.
! Admit only at, the white gate.''
The trick is said tn have been highly
,: successful. Cabs were rattling about
Tower Hill all that Sunday me.ruing.
' vainly endeavoring tu discover the
whitee gale. It. is inure remarkable that
any such trick should have succeeded,
whon we reflect bow identified the lirst
.if April had b me, even at that dale,
with the idea e.f imposture anil  unreal
By .-..ine it is Bupposad that the practice has been adopted from the Hindoos
who have, in their "Hub" which ter
minutes with the thirty lirst e.f March.
a precisely similar festival, .luring
which thc great aim is tn send persons
away with messages to fictitious Individ
uals,   ur   individuals   sure   tee   be   away
, from home, and enjoy a laugh al their
disappointment. To find the practice so
widely   prevalent   over   the   earth,   and
' with sn near a coincide! eef day, seems
to indicate that it has had a very early
urigiii amongst mankind.
A   HOUSEMAN   undertook    tee   carry
XV     the constitutional Hag into Alvar,
if any,  which  Bhowcd  lhal.  Ihe  lish  al   although     they eunuiu
that time were ceeming frnm Ihe lakes tu   am,ing the Indians, ami far I
Mi'Ki'ii/.it'.     While   the   mnn   wore   ummijj Mir wliiton in thoso pruts nl' the
jriiiff their  boats mid  spearing  the  globe.    Ij yon wore to mk run the roa-
tho business and trade of tin' section
they eover. Upward and downward
tendencies nf any moment will In' recorded <ni the books uf the banks dciuj;  im
business in the section and writ  Inrge  fish, the big and little boys and I. began   son  for  this,  I   would  have  i"  answer
in the clearing house Iigures. for the in
strui'.tion nf contemporaries ami the en
lightentnent   ui   Pnturo   Beekorfi   after
knowledge nf that period.
thai 1 >\<> not know, exeepl  perhaps that
it   is tin-  Eskimo  nature '
nnt  only  witli  regard  lo li
> \ rn t Iii ii 14 i'Jh\    I 'nliku t In'  In
priivide iuv tli.* fiit.uri
I mi 1   tn
dians. th.
Uv Goorge M. Fraser
nt   up the  tents,  while 11n- women
hind girls kindled  the lire.--, nnd :ii   onee
commenced preparing the same nl,i dishes, bul in addition tn the tish. rice, mar
malade and tea, wc had flap-jacks and tt
I kind   nf  bannock   with   little'  h.d.-s  per
I t'urated   in   them    | with    thr    women s
! Angers, by tho way), nnd cooked dough
nut style in u pan oi boiling .-■■al fat.   --'ipplh's and ammunition mny be, thoy
and wi- had them   nr.- never wasteful, uor iu winter when
ft on  while  tlio  flour  lusted.    Strange   their fnu>\ supplies  will  keop, do they
iebut, | tn say, they had nn taste of the seal fat; ever think of taking it easy.    The Kski-
ire   in   many   ways  :i   si range  and
As i said before, the
thai tin- little force inside might
hnist it. a perhaps unnecessary performance, but one which appeals to the theatric:)]   instinct of the east.    With  the
tin-,' shooting upright  from the pommel
■ ■i  bis  saddle uml  its  folds dying out
behind him in the breeze, lie galloped at
a furious pace full m view of the enemy
!••■  careful   along tin- hard highway,   A perfect bliz-
and  iimb, l/uni nf bullets (lew around him. The dag
was riddb's. nnd L looked to see him fall
r plunge to the cover of the bank. Still
ON duly 24th, 1005, J  made my firstjThey wen' very ni
appearance,   or,   u     tho   society
columns would put. it, my
among the Eskimos ii.  Arctic America, 1 about  them whatever,    The tents iu tlie
with whom, a week later, 1 was tu start) camp ranged in sizes from thr big Sxl"   wonderful peopl
take ns grent care of anything ontrusted he might roach Alvar. lint, at a dis
to them by others, as they do <■! their tanco of 150 yards from the village,
nntter how plentiful food|where th.- most advanced post of those
who had failed to come in was firing on
thc enemy, the cavalier stopped his
course and joined them. Ue had one
flesh wound, and had made a fine ride,
but not to :i tiuish. Tin1 flag never reached Alvar. THE   TIMES,    HOSMER.    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
The Hosmer Times
i hie Year    One Dollar in Advance
Single Copies Five Cent* Each
Lowery s Upper Stope
new   Baptist
Published ev
•rv Thursday mornings! Hosmer,
British ' 'nlumbia.
Time Tables.
Arrive Heesiiier
No. 218 West    9.14
No. 214 East IS. 40
No. 212 Local Bast     B, 27
No. 211 Local West  2ll.4.,
No. 7 West Flyer 10. 07
N.e. 8 East Flyer 20.46
Change took effect Sunday June I
No. 251 leaves Michel     10:10 a. in.
Arrives ut Hosnier        10;40a, in.
No. 252 leaves Rexford 4:l.i p, Ul.
Arrives at Hosmer 7:13).. in
Sinners would nave
more fun it' good people
let them alone.
It is a good job for the li^ht
tans here that there is no racial
feeling. The fans will l>e able
to see the Johnson-Jeffries
moving pictures unless the authorities find some other reason
for barring them. Lethbridge
Hera 1,1.
.Stewart is to have a fifty ton
Xew sidewalks are being laid
at Merritt.
A hotel lias been built at
Fort George.
New Michel wants  a   C. ]'. H.
, railway station.
Grand Forks has bought i">00
more feet ot hose.
Baseball is played in Fort
George on Sundays.
The ('. P. U. will build an
$8.(MK) station at Chase.
Andrew Hoggan has opened
a restaurant at Merritt.
A   .Juvenile  court  has    been
established at Vancouver.
a   lot!    Savona has a new policeman
would and will soon have a look-up.
There  has  been    one    death
i from scarlet fever at Coleman.
Grand Forks will ship sixty
carloads  of  fruit   this    season.
Several Hupe merchants have
put iu brunchstoresntHiizelton.
There is some talk of starting
a rival townsite nearKamloops,
Laurier's visit to Vancouver
will be celebrated by a civic holiday.
In Vernon, twenty-eight
rooms will be added to the Roy-
Work For All Homesteaders.
Upon being spoken to with IhI hot.*!,
regard to having the provincial \ Ibe ( . 1'. EL operators have
government undertake public ; bad their wages ...creased seven
works so as to provide work | per cent,
for the homesteaders who have
Several people have recently
no cops, lion. A. J. MacLean I been killed in Alberta by light-
saidthat J. D. McGregor, of the ning.
South Alberta Land Company.! Tl.isseason, silve.-tip gr.z/.hes
of Lethbridge, Alberta, told are plentiful around Albert
him that he could supply  work Canyon.
for   .-,11   ibe  homesteaders and      A carload of copper ore bas
their teams that could come to  been shipped from the Nigger
him.   The work is ,„. the -real ; mine, nerr Dot.
imitation canals and   reservoir      Placer ground is being  work-
that the company are making,     ed  ot   Surprise  rapids,  on  the
Columbia river.
His Big Mistake.
Editor Clement lias made
many mistakes in life.no doubt,
just as ynu and I. But it is
every man's privilege to be
wrong some time, If there is
one mistake in editor Clement's
career that we would point to
it was in his accepting a commission as Justice of the Peace
while editing a newspaper, In
doing so In* sealed his mouth as
an edit or, and di.i not bring any
considerable amount of dignity
cer wi-iluiii In the bench. In all
fairness to the community he
serves, a newspaper should not
attempt to be anything else at
t he sanir time, I f Editor Clements fate tcachc- us anything,
it i- t hai editors are not lit subjects for Justices of -the   Peace.
Enderby Press.
What British Columbia Has.
The mosl promising career of |
any of the provinces in the most
prosperous colony in t he British
(iiilelcii opportunities for
everyone and ::ll the conveniences i if civilized life.
An advanced educational
system free, undenominational
primary and high schools.
An area of 255,008,000 acres
or larger i ban I he l'>iii i-h isles,
Switzerland, Denmark and Italy
\ climate superior to t hal of
England or France.
Mountains, valleys and lakes
more enchanting than 111<,-s,■ of
Switzerland or lialy.
The shortest trade' route to
the Orient.
Mini's which have produced
over $300,000,000,and an area of
inure 1 hail 280,000 square   miles
of mineral bearing lands which
have not   yet   been  even   prospected.
The largest  coal  deposits in
It is rumored that another
newspaper will be established
at Ladysmith.
Abel eN: Preston, of Naramat-
ta. have opened a candy store
at Penticton.
Blair eX: Co. have opened an
exclusive hardware store at
Fort George.
Work will soon commence
upon the railway from Arrowhead to Gerrard.
The Taminerton ranch, in the
Nicola valley, has heen sold for
Rough lumber sells for 810 a
thousand feet in Kaslo and $40
iu Fort George.
For striking a Chinaman,two ! of any
men in Cumberland have been
lined S10 ami costs.
.Many farmers in the United
States are taking up land in
the Nicola Valley.
At Quesnel, $1,200 has heen
collected for the purpose of
building a hospital.
E. L. Kintnan. of Vancouver,
has bonded two claims four
miles from I Ia/.elton.
Lime kilns have heen established mi the site of the big
slide al Frank, Alta.
Vancouver will hold its first
fair in August. There will be
im prize for real estate agents.
There are 1.(101) automobiles
in British Columbia and two
more are bought every day.
The new postoffice building
in Vernon will cost $50.01)0 and
will be completed within ayear.
This year, the Dominion government has refused to give
any more aid to the Alpine chili.
The licensed hotels in Prince
Rnperl are prohibited from em-
river. It is called Pend d'Oreille
The coal properties on Mortice river, ninety miles from
Ha/.leton tire being experted
with a diamond drill.
During May, in British Columbia there were sixty-nine
million feet of logs scaled by
the provincial log scaler.
.Sixty more cottages are to be
built at (Sorbin. The coal mines
at that iioint are increasing
their output.
The chief of tbe fire department in Dawson has a salary of
$300 a month. The firemen are
paid $150 a month.
Next week, Fort George will
have telephone connection with
Blaukwater where thero is a
telegraph office.
At Three Valley, across the
Eagle river, the C. P. li. has
just completed one of the<-finest
steel bridges in Canada.
There i.s a little..lining excitement at Ma.nmctte lake owing
to the rumor that the C. P. R.
bas experts in that section.
A trail from Cougar valley
to Deutschman caves will be
built this summer. It willcross
the Summit to Rogers Pass.
The Theatre Comsque building, in Kaslo, has been torn
down. It was erected in 1893
and devoted to beer guzzling
and murdered art.
Since the Trail smelter was
established, its product has amounted to a value of $18,000,000.
Its output for the past year was
worth $0,000,000.
A. Grenier, a Merritt blacksmith, claims to bave re- discovered the art of tempering copper. He i.s now in Vancouver
lurking further experiments.
About live miles east of
Spence's Bridge twenty men are
working at a gypsum mine. A
few miles east of this mine a
deposit of bluestone has recently heen located.
The Highland mine at Ains-
worth. has been sold to Vancouver capitalists and will be operated on a huge scale. It is one
of the largest lead mines in
\V. J. Clement has sold the
Penticton Press to a local company. He will follow journalism in some larger town where
the mob will not reach in and
duck the editor in a pond.
and Notary Public
B. C
C.   F.  I.AWE Al.KX I.  KlMIIKK. B. A.
Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.
Clothing, Gent's Furnishings, Boots
and Shoes, Jewelry and Watches
Dress Swell You Mi|*litfts well
G. M. HEDLEY, Prop.
Fresh Milk and Cream delivered to all parts of the town.
Repairing  Neatly Done While  You
Wait.   Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Main Street
Hosmer B. C.
Bath Rooms
Up-to-date.    You
are all welcome at
Pete's Barber Shop
Front St., Hosmer
Kootenay Restaurant
M. D. HONG, PBor.
Short Orders a Specialty
Board at reasonable rates
A trial solicited
General Blacksmith
and    Horseshoer
All Kinds of Carriage and
Wagon Repairing done on
Short Notice.
The Nugget mine, on sheep!*
reek, since it began  operation j
Meat Market:
No Use to Use Goal
For cooking during the scorching summer months, keeps the
house uncomfortable and your temper irritable. An oil or gasoline J
stove is a necessity in every home that aims to be happy and +
comfortable. They are inexpensive too, always ready and pay
for themselves by lessening the fuel bill. We have them in all
♦ Summer Girl Oil Stoves
One burner..
Two burner..
Three burner
•> 9R
German Oil Stoves
One burner $1.50
Two burner  2.50
Three burner .'i.25
Gravity Gasoline Stoves
Oil and Gasoline Stove
Ovens $4.00
What About Screen Doors?
There is no reason why you should allow the flies to take the round trip from the
rubbish heaps to the milk and sugar bowl when you can get screen doors for $1.50 and $2.00
and screen wire cloth for 25c to 35c per yard.
Water Sprinklers
Green Japanned 40c, 50c, 05c
Large Heavy Galvanized 90c, $1.25
Garden Trowels
Only 'Jc each
Rubber Garden Hose
Large stock of Rubber Garden Hose
in stock in \, !,', 1 inch si/.e. The kind
that lasts.
Hose, Nozzels, Hose Clamps
and Couplings
Near C. P. R. Depot
Hosmer, B. C.
Fancy Goods
Children's Wear
Dry Goods
Dressmaking in Connection
The | J
has  shipped    twenty-five    real
gold bricks.   With a four stamp
mill, it has made the bestrecord
old mine in America.
In Dawson, there is on exhibition in Nick's barber shop a
meteorite that fell red-hot near
a cabin on Mint gulch. The
specimen weighs six pounds and
may have fallen from Halley's
A bear recently swam  across
the  channel  from    Comox'  to
Denmau  island   anil   made   a
lunch out of the sheep he found j
there.   The ranchers haveoffer-
ed a  reward   of  $30  dollars   to,
anyone who  will   produce  this \
Asbestos has been found on
Milliard's ranch, near Okanagan i
Palls. It is said that he has
been offered $350,000 for property, provided an average depth
; of three inches is maintained
throughout the length of the
The    death    of    George    W.
Hughes may mean a resumption
| of  work   upon   the    Mountain
Chief mine, in Slocan.      It was
I shut  down  sixteen  years   ago
•jj Best   line   .of   Steak s,
-x Bacon,
* Lard,   Etc.   in   Hosmer.
Chops, Roasts, Sausage, J
c.  in
Come in and see the new
Main Street
B. C
:== *
« GABARA BROS., Props j
*     Front St., near Queen's Hotel    *
■*■ *
Gent's Furnishings
General Merchandise
Smoked and Cured Meats
Opera House Block
HOSMER      -      -      B.C.
While clearing landat French
creek ii loef rolled over George
11 lit chins and killed him.
.Near Juneau, a three mile
tunnel is to be driven from
Tidewater to the   Perseverance
the world, the coal fields of  the  mine-
Kootenay .alone   being  capable      A   0. P. R.   freight train  re-
of yielding ten million tons  an-, «»%   »n over and  killed   a
nually for seven thousand years. deer ™ the cany°n ot' HoWn«
.,„    , i s.\ Horse.
The largest and most compact,
area of merchantable timber in I T' F' McGuigan, for twenty
the world. Fisheries, the lttrg- years city clerk of Vancouver,
est and most varied in the died in that city last week.
Dominion which bave already! Property owners in Grand
yielded over $115,000,000 an j Forks will bo compelled to destroy all weeds upon their premises.
The lirst boxing contest in
the Nicola valley will take place
ploying Chinese servants. , ,
1 owing  to  a  disagreement    oe-
acre of its seven thousand miles
of coast line being in many cases more productive than an
acre of the most fertile soil.
Vast orchards whose fri.ithas
repeatedly won the highest
awards in competition with the
What British Columbia has
not: Enough population—its
only need.
at Middlsbore on duly 16.
The bottom lands, near Hosmer will produce three tons of
timothy to the acre nearly every
A townsite has heen surveyed
at   the  mouth  of the  Salmon
tween Hughes and his partner,
A. W. MeCuue, of Salt Lake
We do not claim
to give a business
education in 30 days
or 6 weeks.   We
need a reasonable
time.   But when we
finish the job we
have the satisfaction of knowing,
that it is done right.
The Garbutt Business
College has schools at
Calgary, Lethbridge and
Winnipeg.  The principal
is f. G. Garbutt
± Elk Valley Development Co.
A number of
very desirable
Lots for Sale
Townsite Agents '   Fernie, B. C,
What Does It Mean to You?
No matter what your position may be, whether day laborer
or office manager, if you are in that discouraged line of men who
get the same pittance week after week without prospect of
anything better, it is time you appealed to the International Correspondence Schools. For 18 years they have been qualifying
dissatisfied workers for better positions and higher salaries. No
matter what your circumstances are, they will qualify YOU for
a tetter position, a higher salary, and a safe future. The way is
plain, easy, and sure for earnest men. It puts you under no
obligation to find out how we can do this for you. Simply send
us a postal card requesting information. State the occupation
you wish to rise in. Can you afford to neglect an opportunity
for advancement?
■OX   789,  SCRANTON,   PA.
Or their local Representee GEO. C. EGG
P. o. box :«) Visits Hosmer Every Month FERNIE, B. C,
The Hosmer Mines, Ltd.
Hosmer Steam Coal
and Coke
Lewis Stockktt,
General Manager
D. G. Wilson,
If it is PORTRAITS in Oil, Water Color
or Crayon that you want, see
All kinds of Fancy Painting or Decoration
Work done en short notice THE HOSMER TIMES
rrilJK quotation, "Of making many hooks thore is no end,"
JL cun in these days he changed to "Of making hats there
i.s uu end," for not unly every mouth uud every week,
but every day are 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, and certainly the aver-
I age woman demands more than the average (hitherto considered tu be the average) number of hats in her Bpring, summer,
autumn and winter outfits,
Fashion demands and commands many hats—the one expensive creation can no longer he mude to do duty for all
peoas' .ns;'but it is conceded that a certain style of dress calls
. Apply Zam-Buk to all
wounds and sores and you
will be surprised how quickly
it stops the smarting; and
brings ease. It covers the
wound with a layer of protective balm, kills all poison
farms already In the wound, and
prevents others entering, hs rich
healing herbal ewences tbea build
up from the bottom, fresh tbtuci
end In a wonderfully short time
the wound Is healed!
Zmm Buk ■ popularity U butd od tniril
Inuiaili ii* never wuk curea. he tur* ind
.fHtb* re*l thing. "Zmm Kuk" ll j.rinwd
ob tvery ptcktl ot tb* gtouino. rUtuit
-". othtn, Mr al) dniggiiU ud itoirg or
—•Buk Co., Toronto. i
Thin* I* no rune hi «M nr
*-d tbat *• mil not ittiwruutM
FWm log's
Spavin  and   Rloffbone   Paste
to remove fhe )«mnif«   and  mnU  tho
horac ro mud ft. Munej refumlf-el IF It ever
1 fulla. r'.iiHj lo aam ieUettl oni) to tlireu tfiiiilnuto
apiillrntii-ii* mira. Wnrk» iurt an well cwi
KiaotHinniiii'l liuiicSi.n'in. hfforooph>rina
or Im' ma nny tclaO or n remedy foronjkiM
of a I'l'-muh, v> i itc for » tr-rv mpi of
t'lenilnif's Vest-Pocket
Veterinary Adviser
Hloftfv-Ml li-W" 'if vi'lfHnnry | nfurmntlon,
vhb iMX'i'ml lo'i-tiinm tn tlio treatment ot
Mem ■ d >•«••. DuniMy twum'l, Indeieu and
Uluctr-.u ,!. ?.i,.ln« a until bvuluuiua U$
cm:! ■-i fnr th-.» lim*.
83   hurch Slreot,   Toronto, Ont.
144 Princess H., Wbulpeejc
To Use
You don't even Iwve tu know what kind of cloth
jour •good* tirr m-tilo of. SAMI, l)yr for ALL.
Mistak«a uro IMPOSSIBLE. Kast und Beautiful
Colon. Ilcenla, Don't fill to try it Sumpl.' Card
■ndBooklt-t Vtc*.
Tbe Jolintou Hiiluril-von Co., Limited,   Montreal.
The double skirt has eoiiie iuto fashion once again, and
once again must the -question of the underskirt or Lining be
most carefully considered, or the gown will be a failure. Soft ,
silk or satin or silk finished linings are chosen preferably
and then a deep facing or flounce of the material is put on,
over which falls the gown, and if the lining is ii"t perfectly
cut and fitted then the task of making the gown is most difficult, of not impossible. With the transparent materials;
often two and sometimes three are used in order to gain ihe
desired shade of color, but this again is so difficult a task that ,
the amateur dressmaker will secure much belter results if she :
uses a more expensive lining of silk or satin and a more]
closely woven fabric, not so close but that the color and sheen j
of the satin will Bhow through.
Pot   the   moment   the  exaggeratedly   t ij-rl.t   skirts  are   in
style, and even when the upper skirts are full the linings arc |
still extremely scant, so that the same effect is given, espec- j
ially when the fulness is gathered with the bias fold or band j
around the ankles.    This fashion  requires to be most carefully dealt with, or the gown will look  vulgar and ugly;  iu
fact, too much care cannot be given to copying the 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 fit tight around the waist, but
must have sufficient width across the bust and directly be
Death the bust, i'or otherwise the lines of the figure 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 the desired breadth.
Since the exaggeratedly large hats show small sign of dying out, the hat box, large and clumsy as it is, must certainly
be 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 mom is sn small as not to admit of more than two or
three hat boxes on its shelves.
These new hut racks, or, rather, bat 'box racks, are really
excellent in a small room. Made trianguhir in shape, they
will lit into an unused corner ;iml can be made with enough
shelves to hold as many hat boxes as desired. The plain
wooden frame can be either painted the color of the Wood*
work or of the room, or else rendered still more inconspicuous
by being covered with a bit of the same paper as that which
adorns the wall. The hat boxes an1 then covered with the
same cretonne with which the room is hung. A French print
framed with gold or silver metal lace placed iu the centre of j
one panel of the box is most attractive,
These hat boxes are already much in demand for prizes,!
while for gifts or for sale at a fair they are still sufficiently
original to be eagerly sought. Wheu not planned for any j
special room or rack there is, of course, greater freedom in j
tlie choice of material and eolor.
For a rose colored boudoir, a Dn Barry pink moire bordered about the box itself, as well as the lid, with a good sized
French print placed both on the top of the box as well as on
one or all panels is really beautiful. A well made hat box
with wooden frame must be procured to cover, for an ordinary cardboard box is not sufficiently^strong to be worth the
covering. AH the more expensive hats are now generally
sent home in these boxes having wooden framework, nnd if
a girl is not so fortunate as to possess such a box herself she
surely can beg, borrow or steal one from some friend or
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 be measured, for every hat box today is a different size. The round
boxes, of course, take much less material, and for the square
box each side should be treated as a panel and adorned down
each edge. The braid employed should be about an inch in
IT will be remembered that King George V, when Prince of
Wales—two years ago on his voyage home from the Tercentenary in the Indomitable, went below in the stokehole and shoveled coal under a boiler till he sweat like a
navvy. King George will not be likely to shovel coal on a
man-of-war. There will be a number of princely diversions
which public opinion will lead him to eliminate. But he enn
never lose interest in the navy; and he will probably know
even better than did his father the minutiae of the latest developments of man-of-warisin.
For it is some years since King Edward was on tne sea.
He crossed the ocean in a dawdling old tub that must have
0 me" j taken three weeks to make the trip.   And when King Edward
t   was   w.ls j,lHt nu tj1(? open sea the biggest man-of-war was a thing
'Ar0i*   that not even an outpost colony would buy now as the nucleus
Veteran Scrip
Farm Loans
We will accept a first mortgage or.
Improved farm land and sell you
Veteran Scrip in this way at regular cash price Write today ior
loan application.
[Dr.Marters Female Pills
IrxMontHil and recommended for women'* til
m>nt«, a soieiitificulh prepared reinHv <t' uroven
mriii. Hn- result ?rnm their nnt> in quick and
• rmauent     For sale ii nil drui/ stereo.
wm Band Ei*
J Instrument*, Drums. Band Music, Etc,
Lowest prices ever quoted.    Fine catalogue,
■over ftuu illustrations, mailed free.   Write u§
ftorHTiyiliinif in Muftic or Musical Instrument.
fWHALEY,   ROYCE O CO., Limited
Toronto. Ont., and Winnipeg, Mau.
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e.     will   eef ICCI    yeill   ee   t.e.V    cef
III,'     jiiee-H      llievicliec     e'lgnrs
i lu.i  vou ever sicnekcel     We
i,ill  slop   il    cell   rhargm
cneicl     clirc-i In ymir liiecno
..,11   uel    llec'lll   fresli     e-illlc'i'
mild, medium e,e- Klrinii;. unci
ill, \    c'Cime   lee   Veen   eii-li.   Ciiel
lcm: uml mild, made eel il„.
Hiimci   Havana loliaieeu, mil
.cl     ceicirs    i Im i    are
ninielen e-
La Directo
Box of fiu. direct, $2.40
If llOIIRllt I" lln' iiML.'il
wnv,   SO   rijriirs   »s   good   ;■*
 '■   |,ii   Dircrtii   would   ciihI
von $0.00. Amontr I'"'
millions nf ciKHi" sold. Illffft
.-ni' a grtat muu.\ which du
nnt conn' op to Un- (datum
in ml «* for i hem. To prove
Hit- merit of our elgara, we
|e,.,tmbi' putting our l-ifl l>ii
i no io the 'est. and you.
Mt-   SiiiiiUit. aro to be  ill-
Wi- pniirHtitee absolutely
lo refund vour money if you
tind a single I.» Directo dif
fercin fnmi our guarantee.
Send us $y.40 fnr i Uo\ "■"
Sn i.h Directo Cigars, b'ui-
iiik whether you wish mild
medium or strong.
Cigars    dlreri    bj
Black Taffeta and White Lace Hat
for a certain Btyle of h;tt, and while some ar*' simpler in de-
Uign than otuors, thore uro few, if any, ihut, an* so dimple as
they appear.
hike the simple gowns, every line and detail has been
most carefully thought out in the individual wearer and the
hat has been most ua.rofully constructed before it can pass
the gauntlet of the master milliner's scrutiny. All of which
takes time and skilled labor, and, although the prices asked
and obtained are fabulously high, time and skilled labor are
expensive, and must, be reckoned with in calculating the cost.
#    •    *
The constant change of stylo is terribly trying, not only
to the woman who has to calculate closely what she spends,
but. t.o the woman who is intent upon always being well
groomed and wbo, having spent many hours in selecting hats,
suddenly discovers that a new importation has arrived in
which each and every model is entirely different from any
she has in her present collection. It requires considerable
self control not to be swayed by the continual change, and to
<*oni iuite 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 fashionable.' is a question continually askod and ono that is hard to answer.
Never was thore a season when smaller or miner move
close fitting hats wero worn, and yet never was there a season
when such immense, ones were fashionable, and ulso the medium sized hat is eagerly sought for. At one time \t
emphatically stated that small hats in the daytime and largo
hats in tho evening solved the problem, but now, with the
Oriental style of wrapped turban shape chosen for the 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 tli Hi cult task to steer correctly
nlong the winding path that Dame Fashion elects her subjects
shall  tread.
Toques and turbans are tremendously popular, but- quite
distinct iu shupe and style from what wore called by those
names a year ago. The general outlines tire quite unlike. The j
head size is always large so that the hat goes down far on
the head, and as this sometimes is unbecoming, an inside
bund, ur halo, as it is called, has to be put iu to raise the
hat from the head and show at least a glimpse of hair and
l-'aio-y straw, wonderfully soft ami pliable and in every
conceivable color, is used in these hats, and, treated as though
it wero tulle or silk, is folded and pleated and fairly wound
around the frame. A stiff aigrette or bow of tulle, silk or
velvet or a jewelled ornament is the trimming thought the
smartest, but within the last fortnight have 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 stitf ami hard, in sharp but most effective contrast.
There tire toques made with brim of liowers and crown of
milUnetf, plain or (iguvedj these are round in shape, quite
lar^o, ami the liowers arc of the small blossoms; the crown
\> extremely full, with many loops and bows, generally black,
although lhere ate many with the clown of silk bows to
mil toll Ihe gown, while the flower brim may be a lighter ur
darker shade of the same color.
With the street costume, the simple tailor gown, is worn
this season a much plainer, more suitable stylo of hat than
Was seen last year. Medium sizes and small shapes are Ihe
best, although there are few of the larger shapes that are included   iu  the  latest   exhibitions.
A hat, something between n toque and turban in shape,
thai is popular, (its quite dose to the head, is apparently
small, although in reality il is of medium size; it has a brim
of hemp braid or crin that turns down; tho crown is of satin
or silk, quite high and full, and at the left side is a large still'
bow of the silk or satin. Another of the same description
has a black velvet crown with white straw brim ami a bow-
id' white straw that looks like n piece of luce. Then there i^
a modification uf one of last year's most popular walking
hats, with the brim rolled back'toward the front and caught I
with a fancy bow or still feathers. This ymy the shape tins a
Mghei' crown and a stifVer brim, but the lines are almost the
same, Hough straw nud with the satin finish is smartest for
this style of liut. uiftl in ;i,ll colors, ii- well as in black and
white, it is in coii^tatil demand, for it W generully becoming
uud must practical.
Ijiicc i- one of '.he most fashionable trimmings this season, [
both uiiilc and bltlck, and most beautiful pieces of lace have
boon taken from the family treasure chest   and made up into!
the laee hats tlltii   are so ell'oct ive and  becoming, or twisted j
firm)ml the crown iu must graceful style.
A  Hat hand oi   white Im n the brim  inside of a  I.lack
crin  Imt   is extremely  smarl   und the sharp contrast  uf tlie
white against  the black challenges attention al  once.    Then
when combined with roses, pink, yellow, red aiol white, there'
is  no  material  that   is  so satisfactory,     A   burnt   or Tuscan;
rough straw with the lnce around the crown and a spray of
pink roses ;it the side looks equally well with a light or dark ]
gown and is invariably becoming, whilo the white or black;
entire luce lull   wilh aigrette or roses bestows the finishing I
touch  to ,i  dainty  uml   picturesque summer   truck.
An almost iivorpuwering, hut it cuiiunl be denied a mosl
picturesque hut, is of black crin trimmed with black lace, pink
roses and aigrettes or ostrich plumes. Linger than any of
last year's shapes, with higher crown than has been cons Id
ered in style in years, this remarkable construction never
thetess challenges admiration and recalls the enormous pic
turo luits of the Gainsborough era. when powdered hair, puffs
and   ringlets  were   the  accepted   headgear of the  day.
And this shape makes its appearance just when  we lire   ,,f ;1 Meet.    King Oeorge hus bi  al sea
told that smaller hats nre to be worn, but the lace softens When he st.iked the Indomitable she mat
the hard outlines and the general effect is becoming, and it going hume, Tan of that record speed
is certainly unlike anything yet attempted. Only n word of to the fact thai the Atlantic wns rotatin
warning.    The   fashion   is one  that   requires  everything   in   itnt   the   Indomitable and  the  I'riuce  wi
keeping- the most  «x| sive and picturesque gowns, a  per    country then    even  though since il.;-t   li
feet figure, line curriugo nnd great beauty ■ otherwise the re |)HH |,,,,,,, nutclnssed bv such ships ■,- the i
-nit   will  be disappointing. the eighl   Hreadnoughts  laid  down   iu   la.
The touches of color in the new hats are most  attractive Never l.» be  fofgottou  either i- the m
Thr new town of Stirling is growing by leaps and bounds.   Last June it was open prairie;
to-day a thriving town, with local and loiifr distance telephone. A newspaper, "The New Stirling
Star.'' has just been established.
Lots from $75 to $300 Each
Registered Plan
4347Y "
Buy to-day, and get tin* henci't of the tremendous movement.   Vour money investe
Stirling works twenty-four hours a day.    Send for maps, plans, blur prints and views.
in New
The following form may be used
Enclosed you will find $ being ensh payment on	
the townsite of Stirling I Registered Plan 4347 V ). ami I hereby agree to pay I he balam
rate of $10 a month on each lot. Kindly allot me ilmse elosest in till I Lr'-t the plans. \y\
to have tbe privilege of changing to any unsold if I wish.
Kindly send plans, maps and views .if Stirling by return mail.
. lots in
npUERE is u guide in  Uvulde, Texas,
X who ih bum thitt, although -Mr.
Roosevelt nirty have found larger
game in Africa, he bus found nolle more
tiiiirlcsH that tbe javelin, or wild boar
of Tex.iH. The ^uide, Jose Villegaa, re-
neatly told a correspondent of thfl
.St. Louis Globe-Democrat how a drove
of nbout twenty javelins once made him
aud Mr. Koosevelt shin up mesquite
trees as fast as they could climb and
kept them there perched more than four
hours. It happened when Mr. Koosevelt
was Civil Sorvice Commissioner. This
is the story:
When Mr. Koosevelt came down lo
Uvalde and was brought down to the
ranch where 1 was working, he was unknown to the people of this section. I
had never heard of him before, and
when I first cust my oyea upon bim, I
sized   him   up  for  one   of  the   Etistern
institution un tin- chronic theatregoer.
Ur. Sheldon finds from his limited ox
perience that this Influence is not very
permanent in its actual doing of right
eoiihness. On the other hand, he does
tind "a more or less blase condition of
"The theatre seems to create aa art)
ficinl atmosphere. Jt is glamour aud
dream life. Voung men who are caught,
by th»! fascination uf the nightly attend
a nee on the theatre become dissatisfied
with real life. The atmosphere of thfl
play affects them not ns an incentive toward the cleaner and more ambitious
righteousness but rather acts as a sensa
tin nut tickling of certain emotion at
parts uf their nature, and there is no
question whatever concerning tlie rous
ing of certain passions in the inveterate-
theatregoer which, as far as my ohser
valion   goes,  tend   towards  driuorab ■-.;•
is an old saving that one of them will
carry his weight in lead before he give's
Up the ghost.
I dropt my gun as 1 climbed into the
tree, and a moment later a bunch of
the enraged animals were snarling
around the trunk under me, making it
impossible for uie to recover t hi- weapon. Roosevelt by this time had emptied the chambers of bis rifle nnd \v;c-
rapidly backing toward a mesquite tree.
The   wild   boars   were   cutting   at   htm
with   their   tusks,  and   he   was  lighting | tiuu of character."
them oir with Ihe butt end of hU rifle. I There is no doubt that Ur. Sheldon is
Finally he reached a position uuder perfectly right when lie says tbat "Um*
an overhanging limb, and reaching up, [trouble with most theatregoers is the
lie grabbed it. and quickly swung him | failure to discriminate. They go t>
self into the tree. As his legs left the good and bad alike.'' If the actor or
ground one of the boars tore the leather j actress is tirst class, that is sutrieifmt for
of his boot into strips. There we were.! them, although "the play itself may be
both of us treed, and uo guns ur other rotten to the core and the teaching oh
^^^ weapons to  kill  the  javenns  that   had  jectionable in the extreme.*'    Ur. She!
tenderfoots who did not  know a chap! us surrounded. dun complains that church members will
from a chaparral. In this mesquite- Mr. Koosevelt, like myself, had been condemn the things they see and hear,
covered country a guide i1-* necessary forced to drop Iii- title when he sprang yet not one of them will register a pro
for any visitor, even if they come from into the tree. lb* looked over at meltest bv leaving the hnuse. This leads
au adjoining county. I soon sow that [and grinned in a sheepish sort *»i way. I Ur, Sfieldou to comment severely on
Koosevelt knew a heap about the ranch The javelins ton- al the trunks ..t the what seems tu him to be a remarkable
business. ' trees with their sharp tusks, and it look- | inconsistency  where tli-' theatre is eon
He could size up H cow as g i as rled  for a  time as it' the small   that   cer I.     If   i1- this:
could, and he slung some of the uld time j Mr.   Uoosevelt   occupied   would   be   cut      "Our  uh ilized  cities  ;ii"   vulgarized
cow-outfit talk at mc that  put  mc next [down by the animals.    Tl..- time passed   by staring billboards which depict wo
to the fact that he was no touderfoot.   | slowly, aud the beasts showed m» sigus  men indecently clad advertising thoatri
'* Where did you learn the ranch busi-i of   moving   off.     Mr.   Itoosevulf   and   I | cal   presentations.     Very    few    persons
nessf"  1  asked. discussed the situation  from ever,>  pos   seem to think anything is wrong about.
"Up in the  Northwest."  he  replied,  sihle standpoint, an.l dually reached the   this;   but   if  the   persons  portrayed  on
That was as much as I could get out j conclusion   thnt   we   would   have   to   re    the   billboard--   were   suddenly   '«•  eome
of him as to his previous life,    lie could ; main in the tin- until the javelins left    to iii'-' and get  down off the boards and
ride like a   veteran,    dust  for  the fun  the spot. wall:  nlong th.-  street   the  law of any
of   it.  wc  gave   him   a   broncho   nt   the:     It   wa-   mure  than   three   huurs  after j town in America  would instantly arrest
ranch that had occasional bad bucking Join   encouutel   with the javelins  before   them  foi   indecent  exposure.    The same.
spells.    I'll be dad blamed if be didn t . t he\   began   t<<  ---t   tired  -if their  vigil,   thing is true of tho things that arc said
sit in the saddle as careless as if he was . They  began  to lenve  in  Ihi I.' bunches,   and dime "ii t li" stage.    Actors and act
'riding  in   a   buckboard,   while   the   old   and at  the end of the fourth hour only   resses   will   -av   and   do   things  on   the
] broncho jumped up and down ami side-   one big boar ua- left.    Me wa- un guard   stage  uf a   theatre   which  could   not   be
: ways in an effort to throw him oil'. Kin-   under  Mi,   Koosevelt.     When   I   thought   said  and  done mm  the  streel   ur on the
[ally Uoosevelt took oil' his big sombrero  the  remainder of the animal- had  hnd   sidewalk  of au\   town  without  subject
tind slapped it over the broncho's head j time to gel   ulf a   good  distance  in  the   ing them to arrest. There
rule fur t he t heatre and
few times, telling the  horse  to quit ' chaparral. I quietly slid down frot
I ■
his foolishne*
*' Boys,    I    am   down    here   to   shoot    a
few javelins," he told us. ■'! don't care
about killing a deer or anything else,
.lust show me where 1 can get a whack
at the javelins and 1  will be satisfied."
It was no trouble to find plenty of
javelins on the ranch. They are there
io thi- day iu great numbers, and
mighty few hunters are brave .on.ugh
to tackle a drove of them. I don 't he
lievc there was ever anything that wore
skin or hair that a javelin boar WUS
afraid to attack. They don't know what
it   is to  make a   retreat.
They are the real lords of the chnpar
nil.     They   run   in   droves  of   IU   to all.
They are really the wild musk In.;:, but
are  different   from   tin-  animal-  nf  that ' \\ritin
name  that   an-   found   in   Arizona   and  (fou sn
New   Mexico,     I   understand   that   thc   is sum'
Ilis   I,,   I.,        ,^mmmmmmmm^m^mmmmmmm^m^mmm-
another  for common, everyday life."'
Ur. Sheldon idtes tlie following editor
ial comment on a play given in a nnlver
-iiv inwii  where scores of college bovs
anil girl- attended:
• -Thi- play i- the -lory of the almost
brutal portrayal "t" the utter selfishness
of n man who. to gain his own desire.
would sacrifice even his own wife.
The   scene   in ha-   much
A CLERGYMAN ON REAL REFORM   thai  i- not nice iu it ; there i- much that
OF THE THEATRE lis   ugly,   much   that   .-   revolting  in   the
perch, and hurriedly picking up my title
IIred i wo -hot- into the body of the
boat, killing the animal. Mr. knosevell
climbed down, and we hurried through
the  brush  to our  horses,
After tin- experience Mr. Koosevelt
was well satisfied to do his javelin
shooting' from the ba.-k ol his horsi
during Ihe remainder nf his -ta\.
11 HAT the theatre a- an institution is   play; nnd it  is nol  one for quite young
.     the strangest and must remarkable | girls tn  see  attended   by   \my*  as  es
, rp
Texim cl
tllU   cell
eel'   lin   ee
i.i the type fomul
i ne,i i>\i>t nnvwln
liient,   The.*, lire u
clilliliv   lieey.
Aw ii|
ci  the -
conibiiiittion of good
Hie-iety kiiuwy unythitig ill
libei'Hte conviction <>r the  He
M. iShclrlon, nuthor nl  " I" il
,  the  Independent,  Llr.  Shel
•■ Ne, other iee-i itution whicl
1   tie   lie'   11    p|| It    Ot'   lillf   e-ivili/H
tlieutrf!  ceeie
cl, li play.
'   li
ii  lev.    Tl
e   nt   least
' It-   -pre
s L'utittiii] Mie-le ;e Ktrim^e tned
ehureli K I'or the mosl purl
ie-iciit ly morn] in its worship
e--, IK entertainment*,, uml it
ulioiil   Hoeinl life Rencrnllv.    It would nol dnre   ''"" "*' "'" ''•il'1" """M ,|r:''v :' '•''■""''
towtird   |,c  unwind- else,    The uvern^e  school   !',','   "",;M  '•'•  wUlinjs   tn  pnl   il   on.
i  pari  ut; mo t,, I lie- -■i\il
for the
iVl'll,   lo   \I0   lllieli    !•■   111*.
Koosevelt,  I  led  the wn,\  .1
lh,,  S  river bottom, « here  l"i- of
live-ouh    eictel    eitlic'i    trees    uf    larger J i/,,ct| community good things in mil 	
growth formed nn lilenl habital for whelming majority. Ilul Hie Ihenlri'
the javelins, Mr, Koosevelt insisted | witli nn eye to hoxreceipts mainl)
upon   dismounting   ;e"e!   continuing   lei*   ^i-.(■ ^   tlie   [leoplo   a   purpose   play   one
night  I sliowa up tlie- uexl e\,tli things   |„,  ., .,
. ..   I.............    , 1...,   . e cl    ...    e
I  lea.I  Ileal ; Ports
|    j,   ,|,,.   de I'1'    llskS    »ll.'l     c-Xe-ll-e'    !
ev. Charles I oirer for the presentation ^^^^^
Tin' graves! charge that the rovcrond
 hor brings aguinsl the thentro ie. thai
ii    i*    nm    in   the-    interest    ui   "big
i oy."     ll    i-    nut.    he    thinks,    tne,
-we-e ping    nn    assertion    to    say    lhal
"those who are ii tit reel e,t' it arc- for
tlie'    lUOHt     plirl     L*''e 'Tile-,I     1,\     t||f    Il0\    IO
ejpts.    If they Ihnughl  ttie drnmntiza
Green Voile de Soie Gown Over Silver Satin
U ICV    cell    I iceiC.
i   told   linn   Ime,   ilangeruus   it   would   .,, ;„,| „|  that they could net l.e    ....
he.; hut he llnnlly hud his wti>  iibnut it.  ,,, S|„,| , n„. Btreel ,.r repeated "id
iui'1  »'■  h'fl       horses lied  t s   loud in un> cninpiiu) of men nnd women,
cpiiteti mil tvenl "ie foul tlere.iiuli Hie  outside the theatre, withoul a sturm eet
I si covered   hottones,     We   had   "  protest.'
some distnnce, when  1  heard the gruul       Uirgeh   ou this account   Ur. .Sheldon
u'   a   ia'..liie.     Id veil   heard   il   ton, himwlf rarely -.ecs t,, th,. theatre, !„■
nnd "■■■ |.r I.-el caul sly toward the  cause i..- .!•..,-"ic.i knon what !„■ i- liable
spot wlienee tin' s.niiiel ,-i  I n i upli'l ,,, ru„  ,„,,,.  |1|lt  „jUl tt„, |„ |,, ,,,- „,,,„,,
uf  hundred  yards  ev,- ciinie  ie. a  small   newspaper reporters he r nth >.mi>in,*<|
clearing,   and   in   the   nneire-   of   it   we   ,(|,,| Imrucler uf twentv scCou showi
could s,„, a drove of nbonl  thirtj   juve    ,li:lt M.,t,.,| ills town:
lins, contentedly  eiiting  musl   thai   had'     "Five of the twentv seven wctc .lean
fallen  front  tin- livi>-unk trees. :iIII|  ^,,,,,1,  |m(]  some "definite  lesson  t.,
It  e\:is ns dangerous a lol of th,- am    teach,    withoul    a    syllable    or    scene
mills as  I  had ever seen  i ie bunch,  throughout  thai  could  offend  the- mosl
Musi of them had long tusks protruding   fastidious iniin '-i woman.   Seven of the
from their mouths.    N'enrly cue-hah  nf| twenty seven  were of th.- doubtful -a
them were gin nl boars.    I  knew  lhal  it j del    thai   is,  they   were  for  the-  mosl
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let  lint'
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scenic  of  the   lec'st.     win
-n  knots ace   Incur    inle
el' course  was cine   t,,
Inwards t he leow. | wil'
■ Ihi' talk .if the ' Till
ee Hn.  Indomitable - I	
heslens.  the   lirsl   eel' ! re.II
>-ear'-  estimates. , i he-
T iii  which 1 he ! wl
Id    in   a   lively  scrap   il   we   tit.-.I
Ileal   dice •-.   and   I   was   slipping   up
Kousevell   lo   tell   him   met   tn   -I I.
'l>   h.'   lips   with   Iiis   nil,'   and   lets   L„,.
, bullet brought down one of the big
rs, l.ut msteael .el' frightening off his
ipntiious, il enraged every neee uf
in heynnd description.    Instantly tl
lie   .11 el\ i-    sn W-    us   ;
54   Kings  Hall,   Montreal
I and iillc alee the hat  becoming when, becuuse uf shape or I liiduniitnblc ami the future King tleorge -Jideal cent ,,| (Juebec I us  in a  ~..li.|  cliurge,
color, cf Ihe straw, ii   ev.,uld  mil  lie.    A  leiiiiii  straw with a | llefnre the 11 rank of 'lay; complete],   befouling the' t heeusainls [     I   was nbonl   In  feel   from   Uoosevelt.
I -|i ,,f pink nr wilh lu-iiii faced with black is al   smart   who gol up early in see her steam out: far down the St. l.aw   : I made a break for a tree nbout -u feet
ami attractive and extends these sume two ipialities in ihe' reuee nnt nt' sinhi uf Cape Diamond when thel Tercentenary   nway,   yelling   in   linosevell    tee   climb
wenrer, when if left t ily its natural color Hn- Inn  would   folk Imil breakfast,    If the King remains us artful a dietician   Hie lirsi  tree that  he could gel   tee.  In
have been ion trying, exccpl  lo perfect coloring eel' hair  I   me the throne lie will yet keep principalities, powers and .lip    -lead ..i doing as I  told him. he stood
complexion. All these are the details that have heen patient Initials guessing. Ile is said tu I..' something of an anti- there and tired shot after shol int.. ihe
Iv studied ami winked nut tn make the expensive hats nt' militarist. In fail In' was nol over-pleased at the redundancy drove of javelins :es thev came toward
this summer. of snlclierl ou ihe -I reels ,,t c^uehe'e- during the Tercentenary. | hi to.   The .mi ma Is are hard to kill.    II
part good a- tn acting and such matters,
hut   contained   at   least   suggestive  ,lia
loguie  or questionable  ethical  teaching.
The remaining fifteen were whal  could
truthfully he called lead in the sense of
suggestiveness; nr tin- theme "t' the play'
itself   revolved   aboul    seme   phase   of
human  frailty, the discussion "t   which '
tail.-,I toward   by   the   theatre,   as  experience   shows,
does   uot   help in  bettor rnmlithens but
rather incites th.- passions, pest a- liang
ing used tn do when performed in pub
li,-.    It  is nnt a deterrenl  t.. .".ii. bnl
raiher  a   pandering   lee   vulgar   things,
leaving   en   ihe   mind   a   brown   deposit
which gradually takes the bloom ..tl the
necessary innoccn et' youth.'*
As  In   the  effect   of  the  theatre  as  an
tlli PILLS .-'
* McCauley have
******************************************************** '   Donald McFarlane and Allan
ft for tho Bull
listrict where they will
engage in prospect work. Donald is an old hand at tin* game,
in fact he is tin* oldest prospector in this section uf the count-1 Slinn, H. L.Brown, John Bossio,
ry and should know what there! A. Mathieson, Steve Gabara,
is in the district by the time beU. J. Dennett, E. I. Dennett. 1}.
The shoe that spells style
a nd comfort to tired feet
if    the
,ver have tired
when you take
shoes off at
night? and wish
you never had to
put them on again
likeh \
nave i*
i nave
in a ke
Try   a   pair   of X
Slater Shoes  that
need no
you 11
wear a smile of satisfaction every time
you put them on
The Slater Shoe
For Ladies Too
This  week   we   received   a
shipment of Slater Shoes for ladies in
Oxfords and Bluchers, Black, Tan and
Chocolate Shades.
See   them  in   our   show   window
this week.
completes his
Miller and .1.1
ancing the expedition.
On Saturday, July 16th, the
Hosmer football team meets
Fernie on Hosmer ground according to league fixture. It
will be decided in the same
game who enters the final for
the $100 prize given by the
Fernie sports committee. In
addition to the above, a medal
will be given to the player who
scores the winning goal for
Hosmer.    Kick off al 6:15
While Louis Lanthier, iu one
of his livery teams, was driving
C. B. Winter to Fernie on Friday, a serious accident was narrowly averted. Part of the
harness became detached, causing the borse lo run away, the
occupants of the ritf being
thrown out. Mr. Winter sustained rather a severe gash ou
the head, but his son, Eric, who
also was in the rig, fortunately
escaped without injury.
Go to old, reliable Pete for a
good shave, hair-cut or bath.
Pete's Barber .Shop. lltf
C. J. Lewis, provincial game
warden, passed through town
after a strenuous trip to the
upper Elk game preserves. He
reports that quite a large number of sportsmen from the other
provinces and the States are
coming in to take advantage of
our splendid fishing, and its each
of these has to pay a five dollar
license fee the provincial government will now feel thatthey
are being recouped for the expenditure the}' have made in
connection with our fishing.
For Pent -The store building
postoffice.   Apply
Board of Trade Meeting J.  Davis,   manager
The regular monthly meeting] Kootenay telephone lines made
of the Board of Trade was held I a trip to llosmer on Tuesday,
in the old school house on Mon-,     Everybody   is  invited   to  al-
day night.    Those present were  tend the free dance at   the   basil. W. Rogers, John   Wylie, S. | ket social on   Monday  evening,
July leSth.
The hev. (.'. K. Nicoll will be
in attendance tit tlie school t
issue library books to the schol
ars on Monday and Wednesday
between the hours of 11 and 12
a. m. daring July and August.
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to P.
to the
Burns it Co.,
Tin. Times 'phone
Dan McNeish, of
in t own \ esterda v.
T. 11
A.    Mi
- on Mom
C. D
son    visited
Y. Pitblado visited
ays I his week.
\ isil
Mrs. I,'.
friends at
Sal tire
Sat iiielay.    two     Ibi
for 25c al Fred ('ox's.
(!ox paid hi-, customary
i I [osmer on Tuesday.
le'.  Sitai'lian  is  visiting
burg litis week.
       Hi.   bllS-
penal, live
ket nf plums for 50c.   Free
.Mrs. I), i;. McDonald  made  t
business trip to Corbin onTues
Jos, Elliot is engaged  at   tin
mining picture show in   Fernie I
Everybody is invited to attend
I lie free dance tit the basket
social Monday evening, July US.
A. McL. Fletcher spent a  few
days  in   (.'rows   Nest,    looking
' after his branch business there.
.James Milo has opened up a
a fruit store in the building
1 formerly occupied by Tony
W. Thomas passed through
town thi! other day with four
learns, having driven in from
Pincher Creek.
Don't forget the free moving
picture show at the Queen's
Hotel, Saturday evening from
8:30 to 11 p. m.
Miss  Clara   Megwig    former
head  waitress  at    the    Pacific
hotel, has arrived from Calgary
where she hits beon visiting the
| exposition,
The   Presbyterians  are    now
as pianist.
B. 13. Mills wcni to
mi Sunday night Io
few days.
Mrs.  Job
several day
Swan I eel I.
per Id He. i-i
Sal iti'dny,
stay  I'm
s.   of   Michel.
visit to  Mrs.
taking up a subscription for the
building of a church.      Several
handsome  donations  have    al-
I ready been promised.
laid      We are ;tfraid  the  church   is
iert! fast losing its hold on  the  professions.     A doctor, tt lawyer
Don't forget the basket social
given by the ladies ef ihe Catholic church at the opera house,
Monday evening, July 18tn.
Everybody is cordially invited.
It is understood that a petition is being circulated around
for signatures opposing the
wholesal licence that the Hosmer Wine & Liquor Co. tire up-
plying for. Now really, what's
the use?
Do you enjoy a pool game?
Drop in on Sam Snell. 51
The new sanitarium hotel at
Frank is now one of the most
up-to-date affairs in the country
and hope to bring the five-dol-
lar-a-day guys to test the
efficacy of tho marvelous
For ti comfortable shave or
neat, artistic hair-trim visit the
shop of Sam Snell. 51tf
On Monday July 18, the ladies
of the Catholic church will hold
a basket social at the opera
house. This will be the first
event of the kind, given by the
church, in Hosmer. Everybody
is cordially invited.   There will
round.        J.   K.:F.   Lester,   W.   Kobson   and  .J.
Morgan are fin-1 Gabara.
Owing to the absence of the
president, Mr. Watson, S. Slinn
moved that Mr. Robsou take
the chair.
The minutes of the previous
meeting were adopted as read.
Moved by E. I. Bennett, seconded by Slinn—That the depot
site question be loft over to next
meeting.   Carried.
Re telephone connection with
Nelson. Bennett-Slinn. -That
the matter bo left over until
next meeting.    Carried.
Ue letter regarding footwalk
across main street bridge.
Lester-Slinn —That the matter
left over until a definite answer
be received.
Lester-Bossio—That J. Gabara be elected a member of the
Board.    Carried.
Bennett - Mathieson — That
Frank Ingham bo elected a
member of the the Board. Carried.
The above members were
elected by acclamation.
Bennett-Slinn—That the secretary hand over the commit ideation from Associated Boards to
Lewis Stockett for consideration.
Bennett-Lester—That the
letter from Vancouver be left
over to next meeting.    Carried.
Bennett-Lester—That the secretary supply information to
Heaton's agency.   Carried.
The meeting then adjourned.
Thc world's most successful
medicine for bowel complaints
is Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. It hits
relieved more pain and suffering
and saved more lives tban any
other medicine in use. Invaluable for children and adults.
Sold by all druggists.
Whon the fire whistle is blowing is no timo to think about
insuring your house and furniture. Don't put off another
day. You should also consider
what company you insure in; R.
W. Rogers represents the best
Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets gently stimulate
the liver and bowels to expel
poisonous matter, cleanse the
system, cure constipation and
sick   headache. Sold   by  all
* *
,:lItalian Store;
Mike Jioia, iv,
U.MIKK AND BV VIKTl-Kof tile  Powers
contained in n certain Mortgage which
will be produced at the time eif Bale,
there will be offered for Hale by public
auction on Wednesday, the Twenty-
seventh day of .Inly. A. I). 1010, at the
hour of eleven o'clock in the forenoon .
upon the premises in Hosnier, B. O. J
by William Bruce, auctioneer, the
following property, namely, Lot
number Ei|*lit; (8) in Block Number
Eleven (11) in the townsite of llosmer.
according to a map or plan of the said
townsite, as mad
Groceries, Fruits
Tobaccos and J
Confectionery |*
ir preserving
to al Fred C
: ami a   lianKei
1 on Sum
to  Fernie I bo ice cream   and a good  pro
ly to play tennis.
reserving peaches $1.00
it  Fred Cox's
■s. Wm
\ i~it int
im ig
i, M,
I).   V.   Molt,   ill
I losmi
\ i-tl in:
I   hat lie
\ isitor
I*   of   l
,*us in l
lei-till I
made n  Luisiin
T e iii Sal unlay
McGregor and
i Mr, an.I Mrs,
l.c-al' uu
•I.I. eel
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is Mill
I IIIi elllieleilc-
ss  trip  to
n ill' were
Laurie at
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lylctl and
nl' Fernie.
is on Satiird;
the stomach   fail
irni    ii-     functions,
'-   become deranged,
ind i he kicliii'\ - coiit'i
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crate oil Saturday
A very enjoyable dance was
held on .Sunday night at the
residence of Joseph Noveski,
lots of refreshments and a good
i ime wore iu much evidence.
Don't forgo! the basket social
given by tlie ladies of the Catholic'church at (he opera house,
Monday ovetling, July leSth,
Everybody is cordially invited.
Robson is showing some
pictures of candidates for the.
list ic arena. There are a lot of
people who want to get wise
W. T. Watson is in Calgary
this week in the interest of the
Order of Railway Telegraphers.
lie will represent that body in
the adjustment of the wage
scale for the. western division
of the C. P. R. During his absence the station is in charge of
1''. W. .Sheldon of Cranbrook.
Crawford peaches, two lbs.
for 25e, $1.60 per crate of 20 lbs.
on .Saturday at Fred Cox's.
llosmer    lias    much    to     be
thankful for  one   of  tho  chief
blessings at   present   being   the
, j plentiful water supply, and   the
>u it un
>\    Wav
resl i ne
and ( liattil
Liver Tab]
Upon   'e> elo
most   cllcc
id    le
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■li and
inii-l   Lc
condit ion
much and
lee  depended
i-v 111 I like and
'Sold   by   all
i vi
sal thy
in's Si
to   what's  doing   down  at   tho
"south end."
The old warhorse, John Beckett, fought the battle of the
ISoyno all over again onthol2th
al Cranbrook, lie reports a
greal tribute to King William
of glorious memory.
Soreness of the muscles.
whether induced by violent
exercise ,>r injury, is quickly
relieved by Iho free application
of Chamberlain's Liniment.
This liniment isequallyvaluable
for muscular rheumatism, and
always affords quick relief.
Sold by till druggists.
free use made of this by thc
business men in sprinkling the
streets so freely, thus keeping
down the dust, and cooling
down t he over head a tmosphere.
Teething children have more
or less diarrhoea, which can be
controlled by giving Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, All that is
necessary is to give Ihe
prescribed dose after each
operation of the bowels more
than natural and then castor
oil to cleanse the system. Il is
safe and sure. Sold by all
A rather unfortunate incident
occured in connection with the
visit of the Michel football team
on Saturday. One of tho Michel
players, Harry Wright, who
was unable to come on the regular train in the morning,
travelled on a freight in the
afternoon, and in jumping off
before the train stopped, was
thrown violently to the ground
on his head, but did not appear
to sustain any serious injury.
Later in theafternoon,however,
he showed signs of complete
lapse of memory, could noteven
remember his own name. Dr.
Higgins was called in, and gave
a verdict of concussion of tho
brain. Tho unfortunate man
was taken home on a freight
late on Saturday night, the flyer
having gone through without
stopping to coal.
Wardner is Booming.
A Wardner correspondent to
the Cranbrook Herald says:
The advent of the Kootenay
Central is already making its
influence felt in our town. A
surveying outfit was here last
week and restuked the former
survey of the townsite. Town
lots are selling briskly and enquiries are coming in thick and
fast for the best locations at
opening prices. Tho Crows
Nest Pass Lumber company,
purchased a number of those
lots and expect to build several
handsome residences on them
in the near future to meet tho
growing demand for accommodation.
Motel accommodation is overtaxed a nil our worthy townsman,
P. Rant/., is building u large
annex to his hotel to make
provision for the influx of population, which is sure to result
Prom the time that active operations are commenced ou railway constrii.ction.
The C.  P. K, baye a   largo
force of men  here engaged  in
extending  the  present sidings
and constructing  new  ones  in
I anticipation  of   the    increased
I traffic that is expected.     There
; is also a stool gang  frogaged   in
i changing the steel of tlio  main
I line of the Crows Nest   Pass
branch from 72 lb, to So lb. rails
which     would   indicate    that
traffic over this line is about to
become much' heavier.
'LilfCi! in all   there  are  signs
that (In- w««7' of prosperity has
j reached us at last, and Wardner
is about  to  become *oitf£tl)ing
more thuu a  mere  name upon
i the map.
utile by J. (i. Cuminlngs, l
P. L,. S. and ilnlv I'vlcl  in the  Land #
11.   ('.
Registry Oflice nl
plan Ninnliei' 772.
There are upon tho property two
double frame cottages and one single
frame cottage. There will be offered
at the same time and place a pile of
lumber and a quant ity of steel rails.
Terms:—Terms ten per cent   of  the I
purchase money to !,<* paid down at i
the time of sale.    Balance, without
interest, to lie paid within fifteen days
thereafter or to besecttred in a manner
satisfactory to the Vendors.
Kor further particulars  and   Con-I
editions of Sale, apply to   Herchmer
k    McDonald,    Johnston - Falconer
Block,  Fernie, 15. is.   Solicitors   for
Dated at Fernie, B. 0. the 5th day
of July, A. D. 1010, 48-8-t
New Stock New Goods
Call and See Us
* Front Street Hosmer, B. C.
* • *
Hosmer - Fruit - Store
James Milo, Prop.
Fruits,  Candies,  Cigars, Tobaccos,
Etc., Ice Cream and Soft Drinks
Next   door   to   Tony    Loinbarili's
old stand.
House of Hobberlin
Made to Your Measure
Aiello & Bossio
Agents for Hosmer
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Estimates given on Concrete work j
Builders and
All kinds of repair work done on  short notice.    Shop
Fittings a specialty.    Estimates'Furnished on
Application.    Satisfaction Guaranteed
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Our Saturday Specials as
Usual are Exceptional
Money Savers for You
Working Shirts
Heavy Khaki Shirts H. B. K. brand, exceptional value at$l, Saturday Special 65c
Black Sateen Shirts, regularly sold by us tor $1.25, Saturday Special  85c
Black Cotton Serge, a real wear resister, regular $1.25, Saturday Special- cS5c
Black Drill, heavy weight, regular $1.25, Saturday Special  85c
Men's Socks
Heavy Working, Fine Cashmere, Lisle and Cotton,  made by  reputable firms
like Wolsey and Penman's,   heavy   rib,   regular  three pairs for $t.00,   Saturday  !
Special five pairs for a $1.00. j
Fine Cashmere, Cotton, Black and Colors, regular 20c, four pairs for $50c, i
President Suspenders
A special price for Saturday, only 40c per pair.
Main Street Hosmer, B. C.
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