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VOL. 2.
NO. 1
Hotel Michel
T, Crahan,   •*    t   -     Proprietor
The Largest, Mqsi; Modern
aiid Best Equipped in the Pass,
Michel, ■*" British Columbia
Toilet Lotions
vl>. t    i,-.- ... , ■.!, . ■ -
a^d Cold Creams
Superior preparations for the care of chapped hands, all
' v ' •" i ■ '   •'   .    !i    •    .   '   'I    ,   .
roughness and redness o|.the sjdn, tan, sunburn etc.
i:(..*■ ■■! IV,.,,       ,'i ■.      ' ! ,      1      ■   :       i
Non-Greasy and Readify Absorbed
Allays the effects of Fall Winds
Imperial Bank of Canada
Head Office; TORONTO
Capital Authorized $10,000,000.
Papital Paid up $5,000,000. Reserved Fund $5,000,,000
Savings Bank department.
Interest allowed on Deposits at Current; Rate
from Date of Deposit.
Drafts, Money Orders and Letters of Credit, issued, available
in any part of the World.'
Branches'at Michel and New Michel    T. B. BAKER,
■ft 4
41  Meat market Ltd 41
High-class Butchers
New Michel
All meat fre,Bh killed---Prime Beef, Pork, and Mutton -,
Dairy Butter. ' MihUcured Hams and Bacon---Fish   \
in Season
The Store Where They Send What You  Order
2     Deliveries   Daily     2
New Michel, B. C.
Doug-Ian & Stedman        .      .      .
, BAT158 $2.00 A DAY
Everything First-Class and Comfortable'
Nothing but white labor employed
"     For all kinds- o(
Fruit, Candy, Cigars, Nuts and loo-Cream
Reward Offered
We Offer you a Saving of
10 per cent.
At the $ig Store
Special Showing of Women's Misses and Children's
Falj and Winter Mijiinery
Exclusive Novelties from Fashion's Centres, including Pattern Hats from
London, New York and Paris. In Children's Headwear we are showing
a wide range of Silk Embroidered, Corded Silk, Velvets and Ijearskifi in
white and colpfs.   Drbp in snd see the new styles.        "      <
Latest Novelties in Women's Knitted Coat Sweaters, all colors and  newest style-* "        . > '      .   *2.^ to $4.00.
Silk shawls, scarfs, facinators, squares, motor scarfs, silk embroidered
gauze centres, d'oylies and cushion tops. We have just ''opened • up a
large assortment in these silk novelties, and invite your inspection" of
these special values. . . .. ,  .     '", ■    '   . '
Misses and children's Fall and Winter Coat?. Best values und
lowest prices combined with latest styles awl serviceable materials," make
these the best value in coats ever shown in Michel,    ,     (S3.50 to $10.00
Women's skirts, coats and suits in a wide range of latest styles ami, fabrics. , , . •' . •.   ',"':' ' ''.'•■'
Tjie Trite$-Wood Co. Ltd,
On your Meat Bill, and the largest and choicest assortment
of Fresh, Cooked, Smoked and Cured meats in the Pass
Five special brands of Creamery and Dairy Butter
p. Burns & Co. Ltd.
An Interesting Report from the Socialist Standpoint
Editor of Reporter, Sir:— i |
Sunday the 11th, of September was a led letter day in the history
of the workinginan of Michel. Cm Sunday evening, they were the delighted listeners to W. D. Haywood, the ex-BOorotary of the Western Fed
eration of Miners, of Denver, Colorado, affectionally known ns "Bill
Haywood, the yictim and hero of.the capitalistic infamies in Colorado,
which culminated it Boise, Idaho, in the supreme struggle between ,th«j
warring sections of society. In physique Haywood is an Apollo, in atni
realms of thought,'a mental giant. At the outset, one could not help
but notice the composition of his audience. As if in responso to his an
nouneed Buhject, "The Cla*s War in the West1' there was a complete
absence of the "black coated prolatarians" on the one hand, and a full
attendance of the "black faced" ones on the other, those whose "salary" almost insures a "biled" shirt every Sunday, yvith those whose
"stipend" constrains*a collection plate weekly, failed to recognize that
"indentity pf interest"' which so luminously appealed to the legal lights
of Fernie. With a keen perception Haywood pointed out the industrial
unrest that prey.ails all over the civilized world, and with a w.ealth of wit
pointed out the comparative, comfort of the savage. Throughout his entire lecture, which was a magnificent attack on the oapitalist position, he
kept his audience enthralled "with his rapier like reasonings. Free from
the repugnant cant of religious emotionalism, he adjured the working
class to consolidate in their own interests, and to view with distrust any
attempt at reconciliation of interests between the laborers and the parasites, but to stand for a reconstitution qf society, based upon justice.
i His story of the terrible brutalities inflicted upon the helpless and
unarmed niiners of Colorado, of how thqir homes \yere ransacked, their
wives, their daughters, their sweethearts ravished by an inhuman negro
militia, of how the bespangled and epaqletted officers of the United States army, sent insulting letters to those the miners I cherished dearest,
created a profound impression and made Dante's Infernn, a dismal drollery in comparison. At the close of his lecture he made an intensely
pqwerful appeal for working class international amity. He exposed the
crafty cunning that underlies tlio frothy patriot, and reaffirmed the Socialist attitude, that for class conscious workers there are no boundary
lines, no flags, except that of freedom, and that for the working class
there is only "one flag, one constitution and ono destiny."
Ho counterpoised Johnston, who Baid '"patriotism is the last resort
of a scoundrel." It was indeed a strange sight in these days of Dreadnought dreams, to listen to this champion of human liberties denounce
this legal murder, whilst Christians sharpen swords nnd parsons pray for
powder. Mahommed once .snid that the "ink of a scholar was more sacred than the blood of a martyr." What an exemplification. A dead
Haywood might have roused a revolt, but a live one will hasten the day
when the "'system" which incarcerated him and his brave companions
will be relegated to black oblivion. W. D. Haywood is a tribute to his
class, and an ornament to real society, a John the Baptist to his kind.
Someday when for the first time tho working class really writes
history, no name shall shine more illustrious, none more honored than
that of one, who followed his conscience and his clear convictions to the
shadow of the scaffold, Wm. D. Haywood.
"Man is not man ns yet, nor shall I deem his object served, his end
attained, his genuine strength put fairly forth while only here and thereI
a star dispels the darkness, here and there a towering mind o'erlooks its!
prostrate fellows, when the host is out at once to the dispairof night,'
When all mankind alike is perfected, equal in full bloom puwers,— then, |
not till then, I say, begins mans general infancy."
Jamks Douolas,
Buying your Fall Suit or Overcoat, have a loolt at our
Stock of Ready to Wear Clothing. Prices to suit ail.
pocket books. Come in and inspect our range of samples for Mnde to Measure "Fit-Rite" Garments., un-,
equalled for style, appearance and price.
We are in a position to submit the latest and choicest
Novelties in Men's Wear. Get the Habit. Go to
BOYD & M\)IR, Gt. Northern Hotel Block, New IVI.Ch«l
Suits Cleaned and Pressed.
' 0
Bar Shocked
"'"'   the Finest
McCOOL & MOORE, Proprietor*
Valley Beer"
Pure and
Manufactured front
Canadian Malt,
Bohemian Hops
and the iiqw Famous
Crystal Spring Wate$
Elk Valley Brewing Co., Limited
Get Your Hjrsute Appendage Clipped and Your
Whiskers Pushed in at the Great Northern Tonsor-
ial Parjors—You're next.
P. M. MacLanden, Prop
Call at the Crow's Nest Hardware
Co., and see their extensive display,
What you don't see, ask for,
Bamboo Fishing Rods, Your Choice for 15 cents
Right Prices,  Right Goods and
Right Treatment.
The Model Bakery
' Broad, Cakes, Pies, Buns, Etc,   Fresh Every Day
Driver will call for orders and deliver
The Model Bakery New Michel
The Foothills Job Print & News Co. will turn out tho Cowley Chronicle, Frank l'aper, Blairmore Knterprise, Coleman Miner and Coleman
Gazette. J. 1). S. Barrett and T. B. Brandon are tho men at the head
of affairs.
Patronize Home Industry
Smoke Crow's Nest Special
and Miner's Favorite Cigars
Manufactured py. the Crow's Nest Cigar Factory, Fernie,.
The Hotel.-' all through the Pass handle these goods
and Union men should ask for Union Label Goods, THE   REPORTER,   NEW   MICHEL,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
The Surprise That Came After
the Lovers Were Engaged.
[Copyright, 1909, by Associated Literary
"St. James' park?   Pardon me.   Can
you direct me to the Woodson residence?"        i
The park's thick turf had deadened
the sound of the steps; hence the two
clerical looking gentlemen had observed nt close range (or some time
the girl In the swing before either of
them spoke.
For a minute a sensitive face, framed hy a big bat, lifted, and a pair of
Howlng black eyes traveled with slow
deliberation from one to the other before she replied.
"The graystoue, Bret turn to tha
Then she resumed .her book, the
wide bat drooping so that the merest
outlines of chin and neck peeped from
below tbe edge of the brim.
"A pretty bat and a pretty girl," tne
Rev. Paul Freyer meditated, "and a
picture worth remembering."
Two hours later from the landing of
tbe stairs his eyes fell upon tbe same
hat, entirely at home on the rack In
the Woodson ball. He knew It Instantly. By no chance could there be
two such hats. It was broad and low
crowned, a mass of white popples
with dark hearts—one ot those articles,
ln fact, which proclaim with brazen
tongue the personality of tbe wearer.
Perhaps the graystone, with Its web
of dull green nnd gay red creepers
and Its more than full quota of nooks,
sunny and conspicuous or unexpected
and shadowy, had something to do
with tbe Rev, Paul's mood. At any
Tate, before be stirred from the landing tbe pretty girl In white, with the
glowing black eyes, had responded to
' bis Imagination by assuming the proportions of, his Ideal—a Portia, a veritable Portia.
Who was sbe? The Rev. Paul derived a pleasurable shock from an inspired guess. Who else, indeed, but
Ada, stepdaughter to his sister, Mrs.
Sara Woodson? Quite distinctly he recalled a forgotten fact There bad been
at tbe time of the marriage mention
made of a child. That of course, was
years ago. Sbe was now probably well
He bad been ln college tben, afterward traveling abroad. Returning, be
'had Immediately settled Into a pastorate that had taxed his powers to
•the uttermost and tired bis very soul.
'Sister and all else outside of duty bad
gone from bim with au imperceptible
drift till the day dawned when be was
,peiemptorlly ordered away for rest
'He bad come protesting, regretting,
and now—what if— He langbed sofUy
and sought his sister.
In tbe dining room, wben he entered,
;tne pretty girl, prettier. than he bad
'thought, stood wltb ber band on the
Iback of a chair at tbe foot of tbe table.
"My stepdaughter." Mrs. Woodson's
■mile was gracious and sweet. "Ada,
.my brother, the Itev. Paul Freyer, and
- Ihls assistant the Rev. Mr. Condon.
'Just think, Ada," sbe laughed gayly.
"for the whole of the summer they
have nothing to do nor a thought or
•wish but to amuse. That list we were
preparing for our summer readtng"-
"Oh, Sanil" Eager and bright the
clear voice Hosted from tbe foot of tbe
tnble. "We miist-we must first finish
tbat story of 'Slndbad tbe Sailor.' It is
Mnupassunt's very best. Maupassant?"
too reflected. "Perhaps, now, It's Poe,
or maybe," nnd the big childish eyes
aoiigbt those In turn of eacb preaent-
"No; I bave it It's Halifax. Am 1
right? Sara, do set me straight."
Mrs. Woodson's hands dropped heavy
on her unfolded napkin, and tbe Rev.
Paul's heart contracted to diminutive
■proportions. For him the golden bowl
"Was broken, the swift born hope of an
i 'tour trailed in the dust. Tbe—tbe hat
■-then, had not been-
; He sighed, und the sigh wns—for the
■malluess of the beautiful concrete and
"for the greatness of the benutlful abstract
And Ada babblnd Joyously on, her
Clear voice aud soft laugh dominant
(features of Ihe dinner hour. "Th<*
chatter of a child." the Itev, Paul de-
jcldcU, unconsciously talking dowu to
Iber. Afterward she flitted about the
rooms, never still, the quick tattoo of
Iber high heeled slippers quite as musical as her rendition of a famous concerto and disappearing early' wltb a
pleasant good night
i "A charming young girl," ventured
Itev. Mr. Condon, and tbe Rev. Paul
re-enforced ibe remark wltb: "For all
the world like a wblte butterfly. Has
abe never gone to school. Sara?"
But if Ada hnd not womanly graces
and scholarship she possessed nn accomplishment out of the usual, a constant eruption nf small talk. No conversation, serious or learned, could relist it Without a thought she cleft It
at a blow, severing ench thread past
tope of redemption.
'Crinkling cymbals," the Rev. Paul
remarked one day, watching the fly.
Ing. whirling white figure In pursuit
Df butterflies In the occasional patches
of sunshine among the great trees.
"It's a pity so exquisite a creature
Ihould be so—so— You ought to send
bet* to school, Para."
Mrs. Woodson flushed to the little
furls on her forehend. "Paul," she
•aid, "you do Ada Injustice. I"- She
•topped, laughing lightly, as Ada fluttered Into the room. .
"Ada," she called, "Paul Is recalling
Els youth by translating some of the
lomerlc poems.   He's found his stone
trail.   Perhaps yon ran help him over."
Obediently Ada bent over the stal
wart reverend, her white forefinger
tracing tbt- lines, translating slowly,
word by word, wltb great difficulty,
but wltb absolute correctness, tbe entire pa'ssagi!, her bright eyes meeting
his uplifted gaze at tbe finish with tbe
frank pleasure of au unspoiled child.
"Why, ladybird," be laughed, "who
could hare dreamed of that pretty
bead holding such gems of wisdom?"
"Mere accretions!" She had seized
ber net and was off after a big white
moth with dark patches on his downy
The Rev. Paul watched her thoughtfully. "Sara," he said, "the child baa
possibilities. Tbis glimpse of memory,
with oue or two glimmerings of a mind
tbat 1 have surprised, convinces ire
that Bhe could be awakened. You
ougbt to send ber to school.
"1 dldu't mean to offend," he added
as Sara's face, flushing end twitching,
nppeared above her paocr, her eyes
deprecating!}' seeking those of Condon.
"1 think. If you don't"-
He forgot to finish. The habit ot
long years of self effncemetit in the interest- „f unfortunate humanity rose before bun like a pillar of (ire. The duty
was plain. He would accept it In behalf of bis sister as we'l as himself.
After that tbe numerous nooks of the
graystoue bad frequent occupants, the
Rev, Paul lecturing aud explaining and
Ada listening, the big eyes at last
growing so wistful that ln the end,
wIM*-a great pang, he gave it up.
"Tinkling cymbals," he muttered and
sighed again. And the sigh was for—
tbe lavish outward riches, the lamentable Inward poverty.
Sbe wns radiant, beautiful as an angel, he thought, that last Sunday morn-
lug, very like one of her own popples.
He turned ln bis seat to watcb ber, the
rosy skin of bands nud arms showing
through tbe meshes ot ber gloves as
sbe turned tbe leaves of the hymn
book. She found tbe plnce presently,
offering him a balf of tbe book with
an upward glance aod little dimples
showing about her lips.
Then tbey rose wltb tbe congregation. A minute! after he stopped singing ln the middle ol a verse tbe better
to listen—
Bring forth the royal diadem
And crown hlm Lord ot all.
The Rev. Panl withstood tbe flood
for one small moment; then abjectly, In
spirit, be knelt before tbe soul of tbe
singer, Tbe tenderness, the pathos,
tbe love, bis splendid vocabulary beld
not tbe wprds to express the wealth of
It His Ideals of womanliness and Intellectuality went down In a very sirocco of yearning. Tbe beautiful casket
wltb the birdlike spirit and tbe soul of
music far. far more than sufficed. Fortunate mun Indeed was he If—
Tbey walked across tbe, park ln silence. At tbe swing tbe Rev. Panl
"It was here, Ada." be said, "that *1
first saw you. 1 love you, dear, more
tban anything ln tbe world. I want
you for tny wife."
Ada did not at once turn. Her shoulders heaved, and a small handkerchief
wltb cobwebby lace was in requisition.
Presently from behind its daintiness
came a muffled voice, "I—I know—so—
"It makes not the slightest difference," be urged. "Ada, just one word."
"Do I lire?  I am no surer of lite."
The engagement was necessarily
brief. The very next day It was announced. The Rev. Paul, sitting alone
wben tbe mail was brought in, glanced
over tbe papers. Almost ln scare lines
the notice met his eyes—the usual
form, but—what—what—
He sprang up electrified. He sank
back shivering. How she bad played
with hlm-Sara too!
"Mlsa Woodron Is not only strikingly
beautiful." be read, "but she Is a woman of rare attainments, having but
recently returned from a two years'
postgraduate course abroad In tbe best
Institutions open to women. Tbe Rev.
Mr. Freyer ought to consider himself
a lucky man."
There was a rush of feet, then clinging bands caught bis and pretty lips
close to bis ear demanded forglreness.
"I couldn't belp It," she murmured.
"The temptation was too great. You
did so look the grave and reverend
Patti't Narrow Escape From Burning.
On my flrst appearance In Moscow
nn exciting event occurred. Just previous to going on tn the platform I approached tbe cheval glass in my dressing room to nrrauge the blossoms In
my bnlr, wbeu the" long muslin skirts
I wns wearing suddenly caught fire
from a spirit lamp. Fortunately 1 bad
the presence of mind to keep perfectly
still while those In the room extinguished tbe flames wltb rugs and
shawls. The danger was over, nnd 1
naturally felt upset but managed to
make my appearance and sing my role
ln the usual way. However, on returning to the dressing room the extra
excitement wns too mucb and caused
me to faint The news of the mishap
spread quickly, and the manager, with
tbe artists, came nnd congratulated
me on my escape, and tbere arose a
contention for tbe pieces of muslin tbe
fire bad spared, whicli were carried
off as trophies. - Adellna PatU ln
Strand Magazine.
Uncle 8«m Rejects Own Stamps.
Thomas A. Dally, an Indianapolis
lawyer, waB laughing at bimseif the
other day for sending stamps to tbe
government nt Washington In payment
for a patent circular. A few days later he received a letter stating that
stamps could not be accepted.
"It never occurred to me they
couldn't use stamps," he Bald, laughing. "But they use n frank, nnd of
'lOtirse they wouldn't wnnt stnmns. AH
the government could do would w io
sail the stamps over again, and It
'might as well get the money In tha
Urst place,"—Indianapolis Star.
London Valuation Map la Twenty by
Thirty Feet In Size.
The Valuation Map of London, Eng.,
which is being compiled by the surveyors of the London County Council,
is undoubtedly the largest in the
world. It was commenced fifteen
years ago, and embraces the whole
of the area of the Metropolis, from
Stamford Hill on the north to Lower
Streatham on the south, and Irom
Plumstead on the east to Putney on
the vAjst.
This vast area is exactly 115 miles
in extent, and the map is to indicate
every house, shop, and piece of property within the boundaries mentioned. The owner of nearly every
hit of land hns been ascertained, and
up to the present over 34,000 separate
estates hsvc been discovered. It is
.expected thnt another three or four
thousand will he added'before the
work is complete.
The gigantic map is made "in sections of 25 inches ordnance sheets,
the whole work requiring 110 sections.
When it is finished and laid out, with
its sections in order, the map will
he more than 30 feet wide and 20 feet
from top to bottom.
The whole of the work was estimated to cost about £13,500, but before It
is finishe-l its cost will have increased to at least £16,650. The map has
already saved the Council a sum
equal to nbout three times its cost.
Some curious and little-known facts
about London's landlords have been
brought to light. Although the 400
acres owned by the Duke of Westminster, with its rent-roll of ,£3,000,000 a
year, is the wealthiest estate in London, it is hy no means the largest.
One estate in South London actually
covers an area of nearly four square
miles, and there are several estates
exceeding two square miles.
Other big landowners in London include Lord Howard de Walden with
292 acres, and an annual rent-roll ol
£2,900,000. The 250 acres of the Duke
of Bedford's estate bring him in a
yearly income of £2,250,000. Lord
Northampton owns 260 acres worth
£1,600,000 a year. The Duke of Norfolk is receiving £1,500,000 for hia
Straps! estate. Lord Portman's 270
acres return an income of £1,800,000.
Earl Cndogan's 200-acre estate is worth
£1,500,000, while the Ecclesiastical
Commissioners receive £500,000 in
ground, rents from their estate in the
most fashionable part of Kensington,
meets you half-way—does
all your work in half the
time and at half the cost of
other soaps.
SuQllgbt Soap—absolutely
pure—saves clothes from In-
Jury—hands from roughness-
life fram  f>k. drudgery.
A Famine
"I wonder what's the matter with
Ernest; something seems to be preying on his mind.'
"Oh, don't worry, it will probably
die of starvation."
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh
that Contain Mercury,
as msRurr wlU surely destroy the sense ol amsQ
snd completely derails* the whole system wbeo
entering It through tha mucous surfaces. Busk
Articles shonld never be used axoapt on pnacrls-
tlona tram reputable physicians, as tbe daman they
wul do la ten told to tbe load you ear, possibly dartre trom tbem. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured
by r. J. Cheney ft Co., Toledo, 0., contains no mercury, and la taken Internally, acting directly upon
the blood and mucous* surfaces of the system, ln
buymc Hall's Catarrh Cure bo nro you let tho
genuine. It Is taken Internally and made In Toledo,
Ohio, by r. J. Cheney A On. Testimonials use.
Bold by Drumata. Fnce, tie. pec totl*.
Take HaU's Family Pills tor	
Wanted Yellow Spots.
The following characteristic story
is told of Sir Beerbohm Tree. The
famous actor-manager has at times
a very dreamy and absent-minded
manner, and is not easily satisfied.
When he was producing "King John"
some years ago, he asked his musical
director for some very beautiful idyllio
music. The worried director played
what he had compose-). "No, no,"
said Sir Beerbohm; "I want something dreamy, something—you remember a beautiful picture at the
Louvre, a picture with a green background with yellow spots—I want
something just like that, you understand." The irate musician, flinging
down his score, said, "Yellow spots
be hanged!" and resigned his post.
Sir Beerbohm engaged another
musical director, and told him he
wanted something typical of a green
background and yellow spots. "Oh,
yes," replied the new director, knowing his man, "something like this,"
and he picked up the former director's
score and played it through. "That
is beautiful. Ah, the green background and yellow spots! Beautiful,"
said Tree, perfectly satisfied.
He Wanted,to Know,
The late Sir Andrew Lusk—long the
"Father of London City"—was a most
persistent man. The veteran, it ia
pointed out, eventually filled the
chair of almost every one of the many
undertakings with which he became,
during his active career, associated.
Also lie gave much of his time, and
no little of his substance,^ to various
religious.and philanthropic causes. In
the House of Commons he became a
great friend of the then Mr. Disraeli,
though he was a strong supporter of
Mr. Gladstone. In the House he asked many questions, and "Ape" of Vanity Fair, caricatured him as "I want
to know, you know." Sir Andrew,
who was the son of a farmer in a
small way in Ayrshire, and after starting business as a ship chandler at
Greenock, removed to London, prospered exceedingly in the City. It is
thirty-six years since he was Lord
Mayor, and he lived to bo nearly
ninety-nine, being at his decease the
oldest member of the British baron'
Wouldn't Intrude.
Lady Duff-Gordon told this story of
an ignorant Yorkshireman who went
to London to see the British Museum:
Unfortunately, the Yorkshireman
chose a close day for his visit, and
the policeman at the gate, when he
presented himself there, waved him
'"Jlut I must come in," said the
Yorkshireman. "I've a holiday on
purpose."    •"
"No matter," said the guardian.
"This is a close day, and the museum
is shut."
"What? Ain't this public property?"
"Yes," admitted the policeman;
"but," he cried, excitedly, "one ol
the mummies died on Tuesday, and
do you begrude us one day to bury
him in?"
"Oh, excuse me," said the York*
shireman, in a hushed voice. , "In
that case 1 won't intrude."
Cajoling a God.
A story comes Irom the Gorakhpur
district ol India to the effect that two
boys went to the riverside to invoke
the water-god Mahadeo. They recited "manthms" at some length, but
Mahadeo did not appear. Whereupon
the lads contrived to hasten his coming by cutting nt each other's throats
with a sword, suggesting thereby to
the recalcitrant that their lives were
n danger. This method of invocation
proving abortive as well, they both
juiupt-d into' the river. One was
drowned, but the other returned to
his right mind and ran home tt> tel'
bis story.
Little Bobby—Papa, did you ever
see a cyclone carrying houses around
up in the air and cows and horses and
wagons upside down?
Papa—No, my son.
Little Bobby—I should think it'ud
be tiresome to live so long and never
see anything.—Christian Register.
It is Wise to Prevent Disorder.—
Mnny causes lead to disorders ol the
stomach and few are free from them.
At the first manifestation that the
stomach and liver are not performing
their functions, a course of Parmalee's
Vegetable Pills should ber tried, and it
will be found that the digestive organs
will speedily resume healthy action.
Laxatives and sedatives are so
blended in these pills that no other
preparation could be so effective as
"I heard Henry say the other day
that Jimmy was his alter ego." "Oh,
the idea of his calling the boy a name
like that. And everybody thought
Jimmy was his dearest friend ["—Baltimore American.
MinaCd's Liniment Cures Garget tn
A certain English mayor, whose period of office had come to an end, was
surveying the work of the year. "I
have endeavored," he said, with an
air of conscious rectitude, "to administer justice without swerving to partiality on the one hand of impartiality
on the other."
Cleir Watte.
"He has a quick temper, you know,"
was the excuse given by a friend for
a boy's rude act.
"Is he quick at his lessons?" was tbe
question. .
"No," wns the reply.
"Is he quick at sports?" the questioner went on.
Again the answer was "No."
"Is he quick In obedience?"
"Well." said tbe questioner, with a
twinkle In bis eye, "If he has so little
quickness he'd better use it where It
will do blm Bome good. It's clear
waste to put It on bis temper."
The Town of Bushlrt.
Residents of a miserable seaport on
the Persian gulf called their town Ru-
nhlre (ltoosheen. It has narrow, dirty,
III paved streets. The city Is visited
by earthquakes and simooms and stints
Its children of wholesome air and fresh
water. It appears, however, to hare
enjoyed high repute among the ancient
Islamites, who have left burled about
under innlderlng heaps bricks with
cuneiform inscriptions, ln summer the
citizens of Rushlre live iu a heat tbat
is almost unbearable.
/     Her Sorrow.
"P-papa." sobbed small Sadie, "m-nsy
caanry Is d-dend!"
"Jfever mind, dear," replied her
father; "1*11 buy you another one."
"Oh, I'm calm now," rejoined Sndle,
"but when I Urst saw tbe poor little
tblng I cried like a Child."—Exchange.
After the Ract,
"So your borse wus distanced, was
he?" _
"Did you have nnything on hlm?"
"I thought I had a Jockey on him;
but It seems I didn't."
Times te Laugh.
A.—Is the old man always sn glum
as this? IL-Hy no means. He laughs
twice a year, spring and fall, when
tbe new women's huts come 111.—t'lle-
gende Blatter.
Strictly Business.
Theorist—Vou believe In giving credit to whom credit Is line, don't yon?
Practical Man-Y-yes. hut I make ev-
erylaidy else pay cash.—Chicago Tribune.
There are nn small steps In giciil affairs.-De Rets.
The Head of the House
Mrs. Grant wa3 undoubtedly the disciplinarian in the family, and Mr.
Grant, who was a very busy lawyer,
was regarded by the two children as
one of themselves, subject to the lawB
of "Mother." But one day Mrs. Grant
became very ill, and at luncheon Mr.
Grant, who felt that the children were
already showing signs of "running
wild," felt obliged to reprimand them.
"Gladys," he said, "stop that immediately or I shall have to take you
from the table aod spank you."
Instead of making the impression he
had fondly hoped to do, he saw the
two little imps glance in a surprised
manner at each other and then simultaneously a grin broke over the faces
of both culprits, and Gladys said in a
voice of derisive glee:
'Oh, George, hear father trying to
talk like mother!"—Lippincott's.
Mr. Andrew Lang collected mala-
nropisms. One of these is as follows:
"Visitor: I nm very Borry for the death
of your poor old aunt. A very aged
woman she must have been." The Bereaved Niece: "Yes, ma'am, in two
or three years she would have been a
centurion." Another is: "Rural Parishioner (about to marry for the second time) to congratulatory friend:
'Weel, I'm marrying mostly for the
sake o' the bairns. If it was just
masel, I could e'en gang on being a
flnstus (exultantly)' — Guess I
ketched the finest 'possum in Georgy
dis time!
Better half—RaBtus   yo   ortah send
him to Mr. President Taft.
Ratsus—Hannah, dah am a limit to
pnhty fealty.
Breaking it Gently—Her—Richard!
Why on enrth are you cutting your
pie with a knife?
Him—Because, darling—now, understand I am not finding fault for I
know that these little oversights will
occur—because you forgot to give me
a can-opener.
Mlnard's Liniment Cures> Distemper.
"That new neighbor of ours asked
us to let him use our hatchet nnd
our clothes line," said Sirius Barker's
"Did you give him the hatch»t?"
"Yes. Th» one thnt has nicks in it
and the wobbly handle."
"And did you give him the clothes
line thnt has been tied together in
eight places?"
"Well, that's a case of borrowing
trouble alright.—Washington Star.
Is Not Disappointed
Deemster—"Whene'er I have to bor.
row money 1 try to get it from a pessimist."
Deemster—"A pessimist never expects to get it back."—Life.
She (bcligerently)—Do you know of
any State in the Union in which'
woman has the upper hand without
the ballot?
He—Oh, yes. >
She-What State is it?
He (meekly)—The State of Matrimony.—Baltirtiore American.
They were in the thick of their first
"I thought your tastes were simple,"
said the husband. "I didn't expect to
find you such a high flier:"
"Yes, you did." she answered; "you
knew all about my being a high flier,
as you call it, but you thought I'd be
dirigible."—Chicago Tribune.
Tcnderf6otr-"It's my intention to be
a cowboy."
Cow-puncher—"Come out ter be a
cowboy, hey? Well, I reckon you'd
make a better milk-maid."—Judge.
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At the age of twenty-nine Bessie
Pryor was forced to sit down and take
stock of herself, her acquirements and
her future. The money her father had
left her, which, she had foolishly believed would last forever, wos gone,
with the exception of a few hundred
Sbe had had a good time with it As
■he looked back over recent years
and considered bow she' had spent It
she had to admit tbat she bad had a
very good time wrlth it. First sbe
had bad four years in the best college
ln the. country; sbe bad bad a year of
foreign travel; sbe bad been much
about her own country; she bad had
seasons in tbe mountains, seasons at
the seashore, seasons In tbe city; she
had heard the best music, seen tbe
best plays and studied the best pictures in the world. And. as for clothes,
she bad worn right aud left the finest
productions of the shops and experienced modistes.
Now all of this was at an end suddenly. She bnd bad a last Interview
with ber father's old attorney, and he
had told her the truth. She bad used
up her means. The past summer had
written finis to the story of her prodigality. Only a few hundred remained.
What was she to do?
Of course there was Aunt Bess, for
whom sbe hnd been nnni»d-Aunt Hess,
under whose wing she had gayly
squandered her aubstance in riotous
living. ,
Bhe knew very Well why Aunt Bess
had allowed her to go on na she bad.
She bad expected her to make a notable match. But fate woulifhave It
otherwise. There had been men
'enough, but only one for whom she
had cared, nnd he would have none of
her. And so she bad come to twenty-
nine nnd at the end of her fortune
without the slightest claim upon ber
She could live with Aunt Bess, but
Aunt Bess hnd girls of her own, who
were Just coming out, one after tbe
otber, at enormous expense. And
Uncle Ed wasn't the richest man in
tbe world. •
*'I can't live on them," the girl
thought. "They'd take me tn and do
their best hy me. .but I'd be a burden.
Alas and alack. If only I had learned
some useful craft! And only $700 remaining. It appears tbe only thing
left for me Is to be a vender of old
clothes. 1're got enough of them,
goodness knows!"
She lougbed a little tremulously.
"But, dear me. 1 can't sell my clothes.
I shall have to wear them. Well, It
stands like this: I can't live with Aunt
Bess-pride forbids." She checked off
one finger. "I can't teach; 1 can't
aew; I can't—I can't do nnything."
She dropped ber head In her hands
an Instant, then raised It resolutely.
"Bens Pryor, you're a chicken hearted
, "thing! Put on your things and take
■ walk. Tou will be crying next thing
you know."
Sbe sprang up. donned hatband furs
and a few momenta later was leaving
the bouse of tbe elderly friend with
whom she was stopping during tbls
urgent business quest of hers to*the
At the very first comer, as abo was
walking briskly along trying to get
the better of ber feelings, sbe met a
plainly dressed girl who was walking
just as briskly.
"Why. Madge White!" Bess exclaimed: holding out ber band eagerly.
■ "I haven't seen you ln years. Where
ln the world do yon come from?"
The other girl laughed.
"Why. don't you know? I'm here
taking a course In the business college, I'm learning shorthand and typewriting. You see"—ber voice dropped—
"there's been hard times at home, and
I'm getting out by myself to ease the
burden If I can. I always did love to
tinker with a typewriter, even when
I didn't bave to, and 1 hope I shan't
like it any the less now that I shall
bave to look to It as a means of support"
"Typewriting and shorthand." Bess
mused, "Madge," she spoke earnestly,
"do you suppose I know enough to
manipulate tbe keys and make those
pothook things with a pencil?"   '
"Do you? And yon a college girl!
Tou certainly, know enough, Bess. The
trouble Is you don't have to learn."
"Ab, but I do." Bess, said soberly.
"Let me walk with you and tell you
all about It."
And as they went slowly up tbe
street together sbe told her story. She
had not cared mucb fnr Madge Ip college, for Madge was ln a different set
from her owu, hut she saw now that
the hnd missed a good deal by not
making friends with this very sensible,
capable, warm hearted girl.
When at last tbey parted Madge had
helped ber to make a plan for the
present Sbe was to enter the business
school, board where Madge did and
share her room,, and she wna to tell
the friend wltb whom she wns staying and Aunt Bess and ber father's old
attorney thnt she had started out to
earn a living for. herself.
At the end of six months of the hardest mental work she had ever, undertaken Bess wns declared a finished pupil of more than ordinary excellence,
and a position was obtained tor her at
a fair salary at a place wnere man*
other girls were at tbe same work aa
Six months more passed. She and
Madge White still clung together.
Madge was her closest almost ber only
friend, for the rest seemed tp have
forgotten her or at least tot overlook:
Even Aunt Bess seemed to have noi
time for ber. Sbe wrote that she was
worn to a frazzle between Marjorie's,
debut and Elinor's engagement Well,
It did not matter, of course, but bad
It not been for Madge Bess could hardly bave endured her life sometimes.
At th end of six months Homer
Balrd. ber father's old attorney,' sought
Per out and naked her to accept a position ns hla secretary.
"Miss Page Is going to be married,"
be said. "Sbe leaves tfc'e first of the
jionth. Sbe Is an expert, and 1 gave
ber $15 a week, but you may have the
same If you will come."
"Oh, Mr. Balrd, how good you are!"
Bess cried. Fifteen dollars a week
meant as mucb to her ns $14100 had
once upon a tithe.
Two weeks later she waa Installed*In
his ofllce and was making herself as
Invaluable to him as his former secretary had done. Clad simply In blue,
ber hair very smooth, not a gleam of
gold, not a atreak of ribbon about her.
she sat each day before tbe massive
ofllce typewriter playing the keys with
swift precision or making pothooks
noon a pad at'the old lawyer's dictation.
One morning as sbe sat thus at work
alone tbe door opened and a man
entered—a" man whom she bad not seen
in two years, since that last evening
she had danced with him and he had
gone away without saying a single
thing she had expected bim to say.
She felt the color leaving ber face,
she felt a tremor seise her, but she
made a brave stand In sptrf of all.
Her year as a, wage earner hnd
taught her more self command than alt
the other years of her life put together.
"Miss Pryor!" be exclaimed, "ln the
name of all that is wonderful, what
are you doing here?"
It wns just like blm to say tbat and
she could not help laughing a little at
his ton evident amazement,
"Just  earning   my   living.  If you
please, Mr. Brent" she replied.
"And Is tbat necessary?"
"Most necessary.   Did you ever hear
the old story of the prodigal son, Mr.
He nodded, watching her earnestly.
"Well," B»B8 went'on. a little breath-
lessly, "like blm, 1 have wasted my
substance until I must earn If 1 would
eat   I've been a business woman for
a year, and I'm beglnutng to like It
even better than being a society girl.
Ah, here conies Mr. Balrd!" aa the old
lawyer entered.
His entrance ended tbelr conversation for that day, but soon after Brent
came agalu.
Being a lawyer himself and upon
very good terms wltb Mr. Balrd, it waa
easy for. him to frame excuses for frequent calls. s.
"So you like doing this?" he said
one day, standing beside her and looking down at her nimble fingers. She
looked np nt bim brightly.
"Tea, indeed. I never knew what It
was to jive until now. 1 only wish I
had got to work sooner."
He waited awhile. They were alone
In tbe ollice, and In tbe silence the
clatter of tbe typewriter keys sounded
startllngly loud.
"I suppose," he said finally, "that
you are bo ln love with your work here
tbat nothing could Induce you to make
a change. And yet I bave been thinking tbat I could offer you a position
rather better tban tbls If you cared to
accept It"
"Bnt I'm not sure that It would be
fair to Mr. Balrd to leave him. He
has been very good to me." Bess said.
"You don't understand," Brent said,
speaking very low and leaning over
her. "This la a permanent position-
that of being my wife."
"I'd given up ever expecting to hear
that from you," Bess said a little later.
"Why didn't you tell me tl that summer at Lenox or the winter before ln
"Because, my dear," Brent said. "I'm
a sane man, and no matter bow much
I cared for a woman I would uever
marry ber were sbe not tbe right sort
I didn't see In the frivolous girl you
were then the making of a good wife
for me. So, though I was strongly
tempted, I went away without speaking."
"Then I played the prodigal daughter to good advantage, after ail," Bess
said mischievously. "If my money
had held out tbis would never bavt
happened. But how do you know tbat
my old habits may not return?"
"How? Because you have learned
yonr lesson well. And, anyway, the
role of prodigal daughter, us you call
It, never suited you so well as"-
"My present one?"
"No; as your future one aa my wife
will suit you."
8lok Convicts' Exeunt.
One of the first duties 1 fulfilled as a
supernumerary warder, waB tbe car*
and control of prisoners "down for the
doctor." Couvicts complaining of sickness are allowed to leave their ceils
during tbelr dinner hour and form up
In a long rank outside tbe medical officer's room, Into whlcb tbey enter and
state their cases tn rotation. Mnny of
the prisoners' complaints and requesta
at tbe doctor's desk are extremely funny and grotesque.
"Please, sir, I've got a bad heart,"
one man says lugubriously.
"I know you bave," the doctor replies, witb a laugh. "If yon had •
good one yon would not, In all probability, have seen a prison Interior."
"Would you be so kind, sir," the next
man says persuasively, "as to let ma
have one or two of your sanctlmnolm*
pllla?"-London Ttt-Blta.  . I
Double-Belt Pie Is the Sailor's Peculiar Horror and He Takes a Reef In
His Girdle After It—Top-Gallant
Tea Is MadeFrom the Old Used
Leaves—Dog Chowder Is Another
of the Parsimonious Dishes.
There is nothing so mean on earth
88 a "mean" ship, which ia one that
feeds her crew on "slops"—on "dou-
bie-belt pie," "cow-jipper," "by-the-
wind soup," and all the other extraordinary concoctions that are served
up to her lianas. A ship is good or
bad for Jack us the master tries to
save money for himself or the owners
by seeing how close he can come to
starving uis crew and yet keep within
the limits of the law; or by feeding
them well and getting ao much better
work out of them.
Now and again a British "windjammer" proves to be a "mean" ship.
\V hen she is in port with a newly-sigu-
ed crew, they ure fed well on a diet
mainly of butted mutton and potatoes,
and plum-duff thrice a week and
more. But when she is at sea out
cume "by-the-wind soup" and the other strange dishes of the "mean" snip.
"By-the-wind stjup" is a standing feature to her seamen, and is made of
equal parts oi well-scraped mutton
bone, potato peelings, a handful oi
siule meat trimmings, and other odds
and ends from tne captain's table,
inis is well boiled for un hour or two,
anu results in a light brown liquor,
wim biota of tat flouting on its steaming suriuce. Some sea biscuit is then
tin-own in, and tbe "soup" is" ready
for tne forecastle's consumption.
"'io-gailun'-t«u," ia one of the earliest rations on board the "mean"
snip, and is aerveu four times a week
in the dog watcnea. Very weak tea,
made from fresh leaves ia given the
men turee times a ween, and tut;
leaves, instead oi being thrown away,
are Men kept togemer with those
trom tiie captain's cabin, anil on the
oilier days ure put into a large stew-
pun wiiu plenty ol water and a bit oi
souu to make the tea "draw." This
is boiled for about' on hour or so,
when black sugar or molasses is add-
en to taste, aim the resulting stew—a
hot, biown, tannic liquid—is sent "for-
Vu" to the hands' evening meal.
"Dog-chowder." is a regular standby on boatd "do-tlie-men's" ship! it
is something line a pudding, consisting oi ail tne things which the cook
has either iiojuiiie courage to serve
up, or not the skill to cook, carefully
cut or sliredued small, aud liberally
treated with hit, drippings, grease, to
.hiue its true nature, then uished out
piping hot. Even it is sometimes better man "cow-jipper," the stuff ol
which too many torecastles know so
well. It is a kind of broth made from
staie bones bpiled for seven or eight
hours, well seusoned with suit aud
course pepper, and thiciiehed with all
manner oi tilings, including crumbs
and bits "of biscuit. This is a standard ieuture ill the "mean" ship's bill
of fare for the hands, und eliects u
great saving to the master's or owners' pocaet.
It is not so abhorred by Jack as
"juiiiping-jeuny," otherwise known as
"uouble-belt pie," from its partaker
requiring to tune in two or three holes
in liis belt till the next meal comes
along. "Jumping jenny" is matte of
one week's breakfast leavings from
the captain and officers' tables, boiled
in a few gallons of water plus an onion, a handful of flour or meal, and
half a dozen of ship's biscuits. To
strengthen the. concoction there is
boiled in it half a pound of meat,
which if it haB not been boiled away,
gives rise to much grumbling and
wrath from those who have not had
the luck to get a bit of it.
But all vessels are not "mean"
ships, and on many, aboard of which
the captain pays strict heed to the
Board oi Trade regulations and his
men's health, the hands fare well and
liberally, ln steamers the sailors and
stokers have the same—each hand one
pound of fresh beef, mutton, or pork
every day, or if salt, one and a hull
pounds; one pound of buttcf a week,
one pound of ship's biscuit or breud
per diem, one and a hull pounds ol
flour, and a tin ol syrup, jam, or
marmalade to each watch per week.
There is usually no stint of water on
board a steamer, unlike a sailing ship,
where the men are as a rule held rid-
idly to the three quarts ol water
per day, for drinking, cooking, and
washing hands, face and clothes.
Militia Humor.
An unusual "ceremony" was recently performed in the cump ol the Devon Militia at Willsworthy. The
qualification test ior marksmen has
recently been made more severe. In
consequence ol this there are no possessors of cross-gun budges in the battalion now assembled Ior their annuul
. A grave was dug and lined with
turf, flowers, and evergreens, into
which, alter a solemn procession from
the Devon lines to the "grave" and n
funeral service, the cross-gun badges
which had hitherto adorned the tunic-
sleeves of the marksmen were "interred."
Two or three wreaths were placed
on the grave, and also a cross, bearing the inscription: "In loving memory of the guns of the Devon Militia
Buttalion, which were brutally murdered by Mr. Haldane, I960."
A Veteran Horse.
The extraordinary age of forty-live
years and nine months was attained
by a horse owned by Col. Heath which
has just died nt the colonel's farm at
Apollo Buy, Victoria, Australia. Col.
Heath states that there can be no
possible doubt aa to the nnimul's age,
aa he still has the diary containing
the entry showing when it was foaled.
It ie, in all probability, the greatest
record known. The horse waB ridden
by the colonel as a charger in its
youth, and several times carried him
from Melbourne to 8hepperton—160
miles—in two days. It waB sired by
a famous racehorse named King Alfred, its mother being an Australian
Arab-bred mare.
Line Into the Peace River Valley Is
It is stated on good authority that
I next year will see the embarking of
the Canadian Pacific upon a scheme
for conquering a new empire for civilization.   This wilf be the building of
railway lines far into the Peace Kiver
country, in order to give transportation facilities to what is declared to
j be absolutely the richest portion of
Canada in combined agricultural and
mineral riches.
For some time past it has been
known that the company's surveyors
have been at work in this northern
country, mapping out the: route, and,
although the company is keeping very
quiet as to its intentions, it is now
declared that next year, will see the
commencement of the"new line north
trom Edmonton. The woirk of constructing the huge bridge over the
river to give the CIP.R. entrance from
Strathcona to Edmonton, has hindered the company in its proponed northern extension, but with the completion
cf this bridge all the supplies for the
new line can be curried in.
Officials, of the C.P.R. have jurt received information that in anticipation of tiie coming railway, a party of
35 Ontario people have made the long
trek into the Peace River Valley in
order to stake out land. Moat of those
in tbe party are farmera, but several
Toronto boys were among them, including Donald C. Cranston, Garnet
Truax, George Flint, and Samuel Sargent. The party started out from Edmonton on May 19 *ryith 18 yoke of
oxen and a year's supplies. Their
objective was Beaver Lodge, Grand
Prairie, a trek of 550 miles by the
summer trail, and it is expected they
have now arrived there. They have
sent back letters from Shaw's Point,
about halt way, saying that they are
charmed with the district, which is'
very beautiful, being quite near the
Rockies. Spring, they declare, is
three or four weeks in advance of
many places in the West. Almost
anything that can be grown in Eastern Canada, can be successfully cultivated, Tomatoes ripen in the open,
and small fruits grow in profusion.
Coal is found in great quantity. Settlers are flocking in this year, and it
is predicted that as soon as the new
railways are built the district will be
quickly settled.
^     _ ^_^    —_
Scene of the Strike.
The Sydney coal-field, which haa
been much in the public eye of late
owing tp the strike at Glace Bay am'
Sydney, occupies the eastern shore
of Cape Breton County. Its land
area is estimated at 200 square miles,
and it now forms the rim of an extensive coal deposit extending well out
under the Atlantic. A careful estimate made some time ago puts the
amount of available coal in these,
submarine areas at not less than 2,-
000,000,000 tons. v
Nearly all the seams tie at easy
angles, yield little water, and, owing
to the generally fine character of the
roof, they can be mined with cheapness and safetv So strongly marked
is the impermeable nature of the
strata, that at u moderate depth the
submarine workings are perfectly dry.
The coals of this district are bituminous, and an especially adapted
for gas and coke-making and for
steam purposes. The Sydney coal is
largely used in the Maritime provinces for domestic purposes, and
large quantities find their way to the
blasting furnaces of the Dominion
Iron &. Steel plant. Official reports
made to the British Admiralty show
that it contains 83.5 per centum of
carbon, and that it ia practically
equal to Welsh steam coal. Newfoundland sealing steamers prefer
Cape Breton coal to alls others owing
to the rapidity with which it raiaes
Some idea of .the enormous amount
ot available coul contained in this
district muy be gathered from the fact
that the seams now open contain millions of tons.
An Italian Invasion;
Canada, it appears, is to get her
share of Italian immigrants. A new
line of steamers is to be established
between Naples and Montreal. As
Montreal is not exactly a feasible
port in winter, Ppttland, Me., will'fe
used during the frozen months.
This is the flrst time that an emigration movement ol Italians has been
directed bo far north.
The great increase in recent years ot
Italian emigration is one of the curiosities of the history of the migrations of peoples. Muny Italians, it
is true, ultimately return to their native land, but also many stay in the
land of their adoption and become part
ot its civic and social life; and this
in Buoii numbers that they cannot
but have an effect upon the ultimate
character of the nations with which
they amalgamate. There is a certain class of Italian immigration
wlach is welcome and beneficial to all
nations. But there is another class
against which all nations cannot bar
their doors too securely. The Italians
are moving upon the western continent in hordes, and now is the time
to separate the sheep from the goats.
Nova Scotia Shipping.
Having lost the distinction of owning'more shipping in proportion to
population than any other town on
the continent, through the advent ol
the steel summer, Yarmouth, N. tj.,
has decided to build steel steamers to
regain that title and the prosperity
that was hers before the Nova Scotian
square rigger was practically driven
from the seas. Where once were built
the sailing chips that were to be
found on the Seven Seas, there is now
being constructed the first steel steamer ever built in the Maritime Provinces. Huli, boilers, and engines are
ail the product of Yarmouth, und
every Yarmouthian hopes that she is
the forerunner of a fleet that will
make the port us famous in this era
of steitm ub it wus in the daya ol
Sergt.  Blackburn Heads Bisley List
With $900.
Sergt. Blackburn bf Winnipeg heads
the list of prize winners among the
Canadians at Bisley, with a total of
£180, or about $900.  Thie amount is
his individual winnings, as he wbb I
not a member of the regular team. ■
Tiie highest amount won by one man
last year was £100, by Morris of Bow-1
manville. Following is the list of win- j
nings this year:
Individual For
winnings, team.
Cpl. Copping, Montreal £13 18   £2
Sgt.-Maj. Crighton, Toronto   4
Capt. Forrest, Vancouver     10        12
Col.-Seret, J. Freeborn,
Hamilton     7   5    60
Pte.   H.   D.   Gougeon,
Winnipeg       3 3
Sgt.-Maj. 8. J. Huggina,
Hamilton      7 27
Mi ior   Jones,   Pownal,
P.E.I      4   6    19"
Sergt. Kelly, Toronto..     6   5    19
Stuff-Sgt. Kerr, Toronto    8 5
Cpl. Mclnnes, Edmonton ...      8        48  7
Capt. McVittie, Toronto    4 18
Sergt. H. M. Maradon,
Toronto      3 6
Staff-Sefgt. T. Mitchell,
Toropto ... .:.    15   1,   46
Lieut. Morris, Bowman-
ville ••   46 16    66
Staff-Sergt. RichardBon,
Victoria i      8   6    37 10
Sergt.  G.  W.  Russell,
Ottawa '.. ...     6 16    20
Lieut. Smith, Chatham    2 39 15
Sergt. W. A. Smith, Ot:
tawa     J \ 8  8    38
Cor.pl. W. D. SpfinkB,
Toronto  2
Sta,fl-Sgt.  Stack, Truro   12 15    18
Lot Brought a Fortune.
A shoemaker of Edmonton, Alberta,
who fifteen yenrs ago purchased a
plot of land 34x150 feet in what is
now a leading thoroughfare of the
city for $376, has recently disposed
of it to the Dominion Bank for over
Total .....,' £179     £489 15
The unattached men pulled out with
a good deal of money*.
Lieut. Mortimer, Winnipeg ...£47 14
Sgt. Blackburn, Winnipeg ..... 180
Corpl. A. Sprinks, Toronto ...   10
Staff-Sgt. T. Bayles, Toronto ..   20
Adding this to the total won by the
team, the Canadians bring awuy al-
togethefcsome £92098, or about $4,600.
Last year they won about $3,100. Of
this, amount $475 goes to Toronto.
Winnipeg shots take home $1,200, and
Hamilton gets $630.
How the Newspaperman Gave Hit
Preacher Father a Text.
A good story is told of a trick played some years ago by a well-known
Montreal.newspaperman on his father,
a minister in Chicago. The scribe
was home on a visit, and while knocking about the house came on his
father's purse. Looking into it in
idle curiosity ht discovered a single
one-dollar bill. The sight of the lone
hill brought an inspiration, and taking out his fountain pen he wrote on
the margin of the bill the following
words: "The last of many thousands
spent on wine and women."
Not long nfter his father called him
into his study. The minister's manner was very impressive.
"See this, mj boy," he soid in
solemn tones, handing over the bill
with the inscription, "study it carefully, and ponder on its lesson. This
is a aad warning given to us all by
some unfortunate wretch who fell
lower and lower until he reached the
end of his fortune. God alone knows
it after spending that final dollar he
did not end his fatal career by a self-
inflicted death. Take this to henrt,
and—" the sermon went on for about
a quarter df an hour.
At first the joker had been inclined
to tell the truth [bout the inscription
to his father. But as the clergyman
proceeded in a voice of great emotion.
he realized that the explanation
vfould be difficult to make. And
finally he decided to let the matter
rest and leave his father in the possession of this beautiful ense in point.
The result was that the minister got
up in his church the next Sunday
with the dollar bill in his hand, and
preached on this text one of the most
powerful sermons he ever delivered.
Infuct so great wus the success of it,
that every now and then he makes
the famous dollar bill the subject of
an exhortation to young men. It
would bo a brave man who would tell
him the true story of it now.
The Honeymoon Boat.
If anywhere on the Pacific coast
you should ask for the honeymoon
boat, everyone would understand that
you meant the Canadian Pacific's
Princess^ Cnnrlottc, which, when it
was put "on the Seattle-Vancouver service lust summer, speedily acquired
this happy nics-mune. But it has
been left for a cartoonist (not for the
flrst time in history) to set the seui
on a fashion. Mr. Fitzmnurice, oi The
Vancouver Daily Province, had un
amusing picture the other dny showing the quays of Vancouver thronged witli newly-murried couples attracted by such announcements ns "Wedding rings free with every return
ticket," "All employes are experienced best men," etc. The artist's version ol the familiar hotel catchword
that porters meet all trains is "The
Company's own bridesmaids meet
every boat on arrival." Still, the
C.P.R.. as un enterprising corporation, would bo the last to deny merit
in the idea.
Growth of Saskatchewan,
Figures recently issued from the
Census unci Statistics Ofllce tell ol
the marvellous growth of the Province
ni Saskatchewan. At the end of June
I90o there were 122,398 farms in the
three prairie provinces, and nt the
end of 1008 the. homesteads entered,
less all cancellations, increased the
numbsr to lfl-0.!W4. or by 10,853,760
acres. In Saskatchewan alone the net
increase was 41,423 farms, but these
figures do not tukc into account the
fai in lands purchased i from the railway companies and other corporations
iu the suine period.
Practical Training.
Cardboard coins   and   scalee have
been introduced into London schools
lor use in arithmetic lessons.
■lames J. Hill and a Party Arc at the
St. John River and Sir Charles
Ross Goes Almost to the Straits of
Bellelsle For His Sport — Reiti- '
goucha Salmon Club Sails Its
Shares at 116,000 Each.
James J. Hill and his fishing companions now in camp on the St.
John River, nearly four hundred miles
below Quebec, on the fringe of the
Labrador peninsula, are having royal
sport. They went in their yacht from
Quebec City to Mr.' Hill's river, for
which he pays the Government of the
Province of Quebec $5,000 a year. The
river accommodates about four or five
rods easily, und the combined acore
oi the unglers often runs from 500
*.o 600 fish, Mr. Hill ia a most persistent fisherman, casting from fairly
eirly morning as long aa it iB tight
enough to eee the fly on' the water at
ui;*ht, without any apparent fatigue
after the flrst few days in camp. His
angling companions this season are
George F. Baker, Smnuel Thorne,
L. W. Hill, President George B. Harris of the Burlington and Dr. Geo. D.
Sir Charles Ross, tha manufacturer
of the Ross rifle, with which the Canadian militia is armed, goes further
awuy. still from civilization for his
fishing, within a short distance from
the Straits of Belleisle, where he finds
his fish in a river rejoicing in the
name of Olomonasheboo.
The Resiigouche Salmon Club, is the
most exclusive uf. its kind in the -
wprld. Its shares are worth some
$15,000 each, and c:in only be held
by those who can pass "a ballot of
existing members. The annual dues
are very heavy, und it haa been said
that every salmon killed by members
costs them from $fiito $10 per pound.
The fishing privileges of the Resti-
gouche Salmon Club ice worth not
less than a million dollars. Some of
them are only leased from the New
Brunswick Governments for a term ot'
years, but others ure riparian rights,,
ior which large sums of money havo'
been paid to the original owners.
Yet there is still living an old angler who forty years ago paid but $100
a year for the lease of the entire Res-
tigouche River, now valued at considerably over ' a million of dollars.
Mr. Brnckett, the angler in question,
is the famous fish painter of. Boston,
who created the four pictures of which
reproductions are so common entitled
"The Rise," "The Leap," "The Struggle" and "Landed." He is now en
years of age, and is at present fishing
on the Marguerite, a branch of the
Another club of millionaires leases
the Caecapedla Irom the Quebec Government, paying some $10,000 annually for the privilege. This was the
club to which belonged the late J. G.
Hecksher, secretary of the New York
Horse Show. It was formed by W. H.
de Forrest and Harry Holling, R. G.
Dun and others. Mr. Dun and H.R.H.
the Princess Louise, are credited with
killing the two largest salmon taken
out of this river, one of the fish
weighing fifty-four pounds, the other
fifty-two. The present Prince of Wales,
has also fished the Cascapedia, as well
as moat of the Governors-General of
Canada. When King Edward was ia
Canada as Prince of Wales in 1860,
he was taken to the Marguerite River
for salmon fishing, and though a line
salmon was hooked for him by his
guide, he failed to save it.
Dr. 8. Weir Mitchel, the novelist,
is one ol the latest anglers to pass
through Quebec on 'liis way to the
Restigouehe, where in Ihe past he was.
in the habit oi fishing with William
K. Vanderbilt, Billy Florence, Stanford White, Henry T. SloanerRev.
Wm. 8. Rainsford, Robt. Goclet, Win.
L. lireese, and other club members.
Some individual salmon pools on
the Restigouehe huve been sold us
high as from $33,000 to $50,000, and in
some instances the vendors were poor
farmers who happened to own the
strip ol land bordering upon the vulu-
uble piece of water where the salmon
rest below a full or rapid on their
difticult journey up the river to their
spuwning grounds.
Rurely, however, has it been given
to any salmon fisherman to enjoy the
luck described from the Godbout Riv-
er on the north Bhore, where the guardian ol the slream, Nupoleon Comeau,
ill one day killed fifty-seven fish
weighing 634 pounds.
Sir homer Gouin, Prime Minister of
Quebec, and u party of friends ore
fishing witli much success the finest
river on the north shore of the Gull—
the Moisie—aa guests of Iver W.
Aduma, ot Boston. He bought the
entire bed of this river Irom the Government witli nil lUhing rights owned
by the province thereon for the sum
oi $.,,o,000, but other privileges bought
by iiini materially increase^ the cost
ot the fishing rights, which are now
valued at considerably more tliun
$100,000. The fish in this river oltsn
weigh trom thirty to forty poundB each
aim they are exceedingly abundant.
Litigation is now pending before the
Privy Council iu London us to '.lie
propiietorship ol the stream, tbe fishing in which is claimed by a party
owning most of the river bunks. Tho
question is one of vast importance to
American salmon fishermen, as it may
i.liect many other fishing rights in
Cuuuda bused on riparian ownership.
Newfoundland and Canada.
The political leader who should to-
duy    appeal    to   the    Newfoundland
electorate on the question of Confederation would be disastrously defeated.   But un the day when the leader
ol a party in the Island Colony makes
up his mind to risk temporary defeat
for the purpose of accomplishing Confederation, that day brings union be-
] tween    Newfoundland   and   Canada
I within the horizon of the proximate
i future. That leader must—unless Ihe
fiiiaiieiul   exigencies   of   the   Island
bring him extraneous aid —face un
(arduous campaign of education, but it
will be u campaign crowned with vir*.
tory.—Fruncis Asbury Carman, in The
Author ol "Hewis Courageous," tie
Copyright,  1908,   tho   Bobbs-MarrM
Chapter 12
F the man who bud been
the subject of the observations Jessica had
heard had been less ab.
sorbed as be wa'ked
leisurely along on the
opposite side ot the street he would
have noticed the look of dislike In the
eyes of those he passed. They drew
away from him, and one spoke—to no
one In particular and with an oath of-
' tensive and fervid. But -weather beaten, tanned, indifferently clad and with
a small brown dog following blm, the
newcomer passed along, oblivious to
the sidelong scrutiny. He did not stare
about him after the manner of a stranger, though so far as he knew be had
never been ln the place before.
But Harry Sanderson now was not
the man wbo had ridden Into oblivioo
In the motor car. The rector of St
James' -was ln a strange eclipse. Mentally and externally he bad reverted
to the old Satan Sanderson of the
brilliant Hashing originality, of the
curt risk and daring.' The deeply human and sensitive side tbat bad developed during his divinity years was ln
abeyance. It showed Itself only In
the affection he bestowed on the little
nameless dog that followed blm like
a brown, .shaggy shadow.
He was like that old self of his; and
yet It he bad but known It be was
wonderfully like some one else, too—
some one wbo had belonged to the
long ago and garbled past that still
eluded him; some one wbo bad been a
part also of the life of this very town
till a little over a month before, when
be bad left It with dread dogging his
Curious coincidences had wrought
together for this likeness. In the past
weeks Harry had grown perceptibly
thinner. A spare beard waa now on
his chin, and the fiery sun tbat had
darkened bis cheeks to sallow had
lightened his brown hair a shade. The
cut on his brow bad healed to the
semblance of a tbln red birthmark.
Fate-or God-waa doing strange
things for Harry Sanderson 1
In the. nomad weeks of wind and
sun. as the tissues of the brain grew
■lowly back to a state of normal action, tbe mind seized again and again
upon the bitter question of his identity. It had obtruded Into clicking
leagues on steel rails, Into miles afoot
by fruit bung lanes, on white Pacific
shell roads under cedar brunches, on
busy highways. It bad stalked Into
•lays of labor ln bop fields, work wltb
band and foot tbat brought dreamless
aleep and generous wage; Inf* sights
of lesa savory cxperieo-» ~ .<ty pur
Ileus, where a self forgotten man
gamed and drank recklessly, audaciously, forblddlrfgly. Wbo waa be?
"From what equation of life bad be
been eliminated? Had be loved anything or anybody? Had he a friend,
any friend, ln tbe world?
The man of no memories gave no
heed to' the men on the street, who
looked at him askance. He sauntered
along unconsciously, hla handa thrust
deep ln bis pockets. With a casual
iftlance at the hotel across the way be
entered a saloon, wbere a acore of patrons were standing at tbe bar or
■baking dice noisily at the tables
ranged against tbe wall. The bartender nodded to bis greeting, the slightest
possible nod. The dog which bad followed him Into the place leaped np
against him, Its fore paws on bis
"Brandy, If yon please," said the
new arrival, and poured Indolently
from the bottle set before him.
Tbe conversation ln tbe room had
chilled. To Its occupants the man wbo
bad entered was no stranger. Be was
Hngh Stlres, returned unwelcome to a
place from whlcb be bad lately vanished. Moreover, wbat they felt for
blm was not alone the crude hatred
whlcb the honest toller feela for the
trickster who gains a living by devious
knaveries. There was an uglier suspicion afloat of Hugb Btlresl A blue
shifted miner called gruffly for bis
■core, threw down tbe silver and went
out. slamming the swing door.
The newcomer regarded none of
them. He poured his glass slowly full,
sipped from It and, holding It ln bis
band, turned and glanced deliberately
about the place. He looked at everybody ln the room, suddenly sensible of
the hostile atmosphere, with what
seemed a careless amusement Then
be raised bis glass.
"Will you Join me, gentlemen?" he
There was but one response. A
■oiled, shambling figure, blear, white
haired and hesitating, with a battered
violin under its arm, slouched from a
corner and graaped eagerly for the
bottle the bartender contemptuously
pushed tuward him. No one else
The new arrival looked smilingly
at the soiled figure beside blm, a frag-
The new arrival looked smilingly
at the soiled figure beside him a fragment of flotsam tossed on the tide of
failure. "I erred in my general salutation," he said.   "Gentility is, after
all, less a habit than an instinct."
He lifted his glass—to the castaway.
"I drink to the health of the only
other gentleman presjnt," he said, and
tossed the drink off. A snort and a
truculent shuffle came from the standing men. Their faces were dark. Tom
Pelder, the lawyer, entered the saloon
Just In time to see "Big" Devlin, the
owner of the corner dance hall, rise
from a table, rolling up flannel sleeves
along tattooed arms. He saw him
stride forward and, with a well directed shove, send the shambling Inebriate
reeling across the floor.
"Two curs at the bar are enough at
a time!" quoth Devlin-
Then the lawyer saw an extraordinary thing. The emptied glass rang
sharply on the bar, the arm that beld
it Btraightened, the lithe form behind
it seemed to expand, and the big bulk
of Devlin went backward through the
doorway and collapsed In a sprawling
heap on the pavement
"For my part" said an even, infurl.
ate voice from the threshold, "I prefer
but one."
The face the roomful saw now as
they pushed to tho outer air and
which turned on the flocking crowd
bore anything but the slinking look
they hnd been used to see on the fnce
of Hugh Stlres, The smile tbat meant
danger played over It. There were botb
calculation and savagery ln It It was
the look of tbe man to whom all risks
are alike, to whom nothing counts. In
tbe instant confusion every one tbere
recognized the element of hardihood
dumfounded. Here was one wbo, aa
Barney McGinn, the freighter, said
afterward, "hadn't tbe sand of a sick
coyote," bearding a bully and the most
formidable antagonist the towa afforded.
The prostrate man was on his feet in
an Instant wiping the blood from a
cleft lip, and peeled off bis vest with a
vile epithet
"That Is incidentally a venturesome
word to select trom your vocabulary/'
of a crowd."
Chapter 13
Staring tn a kind of strained and horrified expectaneg.
said the even voice, a sort of detonation In It "You will feel like apologizing presently."
Devlin cttme on with a bull-like rush.
The lawyer's eye, shrewdly gaging the
situation, gave the Blighter man short
shrift and for several Intense seconds
every breath stopped. Those seconds
called up trom some mysterious covert
all the skill and strength of the old
hard hitting Satan Sanderson, all the
Bdence of parry and feint learned in
those bluff college bouts with tha
gloves with Gentleman Jim.
It was a short, sharp contest. Not a
blow broke tbe guard of the man whose
back waa to tbe doorway. On tbe
other hand, Devlin's face waa pulled
and bleeding. Wben for a breath be
drew back, gulping, a sudden glint ot
doubt and fear bad slipped beneath
the blood and sweat
Tbe end came quickly. Harry stepped
to meet him, there was a series ot
swift passes-then one, two lightning-
like blows, and Devlin went down
white and stunned In the dust of tbe
So high was the tension and so Instantaneous the close that for a moment the crowd was noiseless, the spell
still upon them. In tbat moment Tom
Felder came hastily forward, for,
though sharing the general dislike,
admiration was strong In him, and,
knowing the temper of tbe bystanders,
he expected trouble.
The man who had administered Devlin's punishment however, did not see
his approach. He was looking somewhere above tbelr heads—at tbe upper
balcony of the hotel opposite—staring
ln a kind of strained and horrified expectancy at a girl who leaned forward,
ber bands clinching tbe balustrade,
her eyes fixed on his face. There waa
something ln tbat face, ln tbat Intense look, tbat seemed to cleave the
gray veil tbat swathed Harry Sander
son's past
Only an Instant the gaze hung between tbem. It served as a distraction, for other eyes had raced to tba
The clamoring voices were suddenly
hushed, for tbere was not wanting in
the crowd tbat Instinctive regard for
tbe proprieties which belongs to communities where gentlewomen are few.
In tbat Instant Felder put bis hand on
tbe arm of the Staring man and drew
blm to the door of the hotel.
"Inside, quickly!" he said under his
breath, for a rumble from the crowd
told him tbe girl had left the balcony
above. He pushed tbe other tbrough
the doorway and turned for a second
on the threshold.
"Whatever private feelings yon may
have." he said In a tone that all beard,
"don't disgrace the town Fair play,
no matter who be Ib! McGinn. I shonld
think you, nt least were big enough to
settle your grudges without the beln
HE man whose part tho
lawyer had taken had
yielded to his touch almost dazedly as the girl
"That was a close
squeak," said Felder to him. "Do you
realize that? In five minutes more
you'd have been handled a sight worse
than you bandied your man, let me tell
you!" '
The man of no memories smiled, the
same smile that had Infuriated the barroom—and yet somehow It waa more
difficult to smile now.
• "Is it possible," he nsked, "that
through an unlucky error I have
trounced tbe local archbishop?"
Felder looked at him narrowly. Beneath the sarcasm he distinguished un-
famlllarity, aloofness, a genuine astonishment Tbe appearance in tbe person
of Hugh Stlres of the qualities of nerve
and courage bad surprised him out ot.
his usual Indifference, The "tinhorn
gambler" had fought like a man. His
present sang frold was as singular.
Had he been an absolute stranger In
the town he might have acted and
spoken no differently. Felder's smooth
Bhaven, earnest face waa puzzled as he
answered curtly:
"You've trounced a man who will remember It a long time."
"Ah!" said the man addressed easily.
"He has a better memory tban I,
He gazed over the heads of the silent
roomful to the simmering street, where
Devlin, with the aid of a supporting
arm, waa staggering into the saloon tn
which his humiliation had begun.
'!Thoy seem agitated." he said. The
feeling of embarrassment was passing;
the old daring was lifting. His glance.
scanning tbe room, set itself nn a shabby, clear figure ln tbe background apologetic, yet keenly and prldefully Interested. A whimsical light wns In bis
eye. He crossed to him and, reach-
Ing out his hand, drew the violin from
under his arm. ,
"Music hath charms to soothe tbe
savage breast" he said, nnd. opening
the door,' he tucked  the Instrument
under his chin and began to play.
(To be Continued.)
Houseeleaning Time at the Hems of
Mr. and Mrs. Stubb.
IT was houseeleaning time, and Mr.
Stubb was removing the dusty pictures from the walls. The frdmes
slipped, tbe stepiadder creaked ominously, aud the perspiration rolled
from Mr. Stubb's brow. In the humor
to bite a nail ln bait, he turned and
discovered Mrs. Stubb laughing.
"That'8 It!" be roared as the step-
ladder swayed. "Laugh and show
your gold teeth."
And still she laughed.
"Do you think there Is anything
funny ln my moving these pictures?"
he spluttered ln fiery tones.
"No, Indeed, Jobn," aaid Mrs. Stubb
soothingly, "but you know you look bo
funny It looks like a moving picture
show." ,
Then Mr. Stubb swallowed a pint of
dust and simply fumed. — Chicago
Among tha Daffodils.
Miss Cltykld-Oh, Willie, wouldn't it
be lovely If we could catch one and
tnke it home and tame It?—New York
The Roaion.
Brother Wugg—How come yo' was
uh-cbnslu' yo' wife round and round
de house last night wld a club? I
doesn't want to be pertinence, Bah, uor
nuth'n' o' de kind-
Brother Stlmmerjohn—No, snb. I
nodlces yo' doesn't. So I'll dess release yo' mind and give yo' supplu' to
gossip 'bout by splanattn' dnt de reason 1 wbb cbasln' mub wife wld a club
was ub-kase de ax wasn't bandy.—
Not a Qusitlou of Idoai.
"I think," said Miss Cayenne, "tbat
In tbe course of time we shall be communicating wltb Mara."
"What of It?" Inquired the professor.
"We won't be able to exchange any
idea of importance,"
"Perhaps not.' But the conversation
at teas and receptions should fortify
us for a little disappointment like
thaf'-Washlngton Star.
As a Remedy.
"I want to get copies of your paper
for a week back," suld the visitor to
the newspaper office.
"Wouldn't It be better to try a porous plaster?" suggested the facetious
clerk.-Phlladelpbla Record.
Good news sweetens the blood, —
German Proverb.
And There'll Be tots of Pun For Your
Gua-its if You Dn.
Nowadays the chief hohby seems to
te to have an Individual hohby—a
alec, unusual, talk making bobby,
srartllng. if possible, or, if not, at least
one that not a single one of your Intimates rides. Most of the fun und
zest are taken out of the fad If you
begin to talk about your collection a
bit and some one says: "Oh, yes. My
sister raved about those last year, and
the otber day 1 heard that Laura and
Grace each owned a dandy collection.
Seems to be getting the bobby with
Not long go a clever hostess, hearing
thai several of her friends had pet
particular bobbles, decided to give u
hohby party.
"You needn't mind If you haven't a
fine. Imposing collection," she wrote
to ench guest nfter explaining her Intention. "If you're only Just started
It will he all the better, because it will
be more likely not to bnve been beard
of by tbe rest. If you positively
haven't a single wee bobby on hand,
then start one tbls minute.
"What I want you to do la to bring
along one or two. or three specimens
from your collection unless your hobby Is collecting houses or steam engines or live boa constrictors." If It's
something too awfully big you may
bring photographs. Then you are to
be given five minutes ln which to talk
about your fad for the benefit of the
rest. You may make your little speech
funny or serious. Just as you like. I'm
sure It will be Interesting either way."
And It waa Interesting and really Instructive, nnd the guests voted the
"hobby party" tbe Jollleat affair they
had attended ln a long, long time.
After the set program they all chatted Informally, comparing notes and
"scrapping" about the merits of their
possessions ln great good humor.
A Charming Porch Cushion of Cheoked
. , Gingham.
One of tbe simplest of summer cottage porch cushions can be made ln
bolster fashion out of checked gingham. Here is one with a cross stitch
design ln different shades ot green.
The gingham Ib green and white. Tbe
edges are bemstltched with wblte. A
green and white cord knotted about
eacb end makes It possible to remove
tbe cover without ripping. An attractive cushion mny be made from pure
wblte or from plain green wltb wblte
Gowns Raise Angry Passions.
A single spark of humor would save
women many a heartbreak and also
make them appear leas ridiculous.
The Bbchess of Roxburgbe, formerly
May Goelet of New York city, and
Mrs. George Keppel wore frocks exactly alike at tbe Royal Ascot races in
Eugland, and they were bo much ruffled to temper that for them the day's
racing was spoiled. It Ib Bald that
they cast dark looks at each otber
and. although friends of many years'
standing, deliberately kept apart during the day. Yet a genuine laugh
would bave saved tbe situation and
would have given merriment Instead
of the tragedy which the women made
out of it Men in tbe same fix would
not lose a minute in finding ont If tbelr
tailor bad played a trick on tbem and
would chaff ln genuine amusement
But to women there is nothing more
serious in tbe world tban dress, and
It Is not Impossible tbnt this act of
deceit by a Paris dressmaker may
mean the end of tbe friendship between Mrs, Keppel and tbe duchess.
Stronger things bave happened, and It
is indicated by tbe hostility tbey manifested wben tbey flrst saw eacb other
Mrs. Keppel beara a reputation as the
most tactful woman ln English so.
clety. She alone Is able to manngn
King Edward In his irritable moods,
and yet here she loses her balance
completely tbe moment she discovers
her owu frock hns been duplicated.
Toilet Tips.
The woman who finds it difficult to
do her housebold tasks ln gloves, yet
values unstained nails, sbould get la
the habit of digging her fingers into
a cake of wblte snap before beginning
to work. Tbe soap fills up the nails,
prevents otber substances from gel-
ting under and Is at once runinved as
soon ns the hands are washed. If It
Is not convenient to use white soap,
a pure kitchen variety will answer,
hut It often Irritates sensitive skins.
Filling the finger nails witb soap Is
also recommended for women gardeners. AlwnyB keep a balf of a lemon
on the kitchen sink ond rub the tips
nf the Augers In It ns soon us the
hands are washed after rough work.
Tills is nn excellent wny to remove
fruit stains, an Important consideration In Rummer.
Nothing will better draw out inflammation caused by tears than to soak
the eyes In hot water.' To do this the
cloth shonld he wet and laid over the
lids, renewing as soon as tbe heat
mbsldes. Ten minutes of this mnkei
the whole face red. and as the blood
recedes the lids bleach wltb the leal
of the skin.
Almond men: is preferred by flomi
women to snnp and acts as a pleasing,
alternative tn soap at any time. This
mfleus, cleansea and whitens the skin.
E'D been cutting pumle picture* for
tha children every week.
And at last he rose In frensy and
began to wildly speak:
"Please  be careful  when you trim me. !
I'm a puzzle picture now." |
Then he mapped his palm with vigor on
his superheated brow. {
"Tou will find complete instructions at' |
the side of the design,
But be sure that when you fold me fold
me on the dotted Une.
"It tne ueaier doesn't give me with th*
paper that you buy.
Tell him that he Is a robber and then
swat him In the eye.
Lay  me on  the dining table when tha
breakfast hour Is o'er,
Or If baby wants to watch It spread me
out upon the floor.
Note the letters and the figures where tho
sections all combine
And be sure that wnen you fold me fold
me on the dotted Une.
"I'm a steamboat and an engine and a
horse and wagon too.
Tou will find that every Sunday 1 am always something n.?w.
Please be careful when you're working
over irie with happy haste
That you do not cut' j ,,ur Angers or upset
the pot of paste.
I'm a colored puzzle picture, and I think
that It ts fine.
But be sure that when you fold ma fold
me on the dotted line."
So we took him by tha Angers, and we led
him gently out, *
And we put him In a wagon that waa
waiting thereabout,
And we hauled him to the portal of the
While he showed us how to shape him till
he was a big bass drum.
The attendant nodded gravely when ha
said, "Note my design
And be sure that when you fold me fold
me on the dotted Une."
—Chicago Pott
Mme. Tussaud Had an Exciting
and Dramatic Career.
Cheering Him Up.
"BUI." said the Invalid's friend, "I've
come to cheer you np a bit like. I've
brought yer a few flahrs, BUI. I
fought if I was too late they'd come
ln 'andy for a wreaf, yer know. Don't
get down'earted, BUI. Lummy, don't
you look gashly! But there, keep up
yer spirits, ole sport I've come to see
yer an' cheer yer up a bit Nice little
room you 'ave 'ere,' but as 1 sen to me.
self wben I was a-comln' np, 'Wot 'a
orkard staircase to get a ootiin dabnl"
—London Globe.
"Yes, Freddy, 1 was nearly killed for
droppln' out of a poker game once!"
"How was dat?"
"Wby, It was ln a balloon, an' I had
ter drop about 500 feet."
Knew What Was Coming.
Judge — Did you witness the accident?
Witness-I did.
Judge—At what distance?
Wltness-Slxty-seven feet and nine
Judge—How do you know so exactly?
Witness-Well, I knew I'd be summoned and prepared myself for all tne
foolish questions 1 knew would be put
to me In court.—Kansas City Journal.
"I'm sort o' thlnklu' about—eh-heh!—
marryln' again," aaid Uncle Tntterly,
who was old enough not to know better. . "A han'some young wife kind o'
brightens up a home, and—beta!
"Well," grimly replied the old codger, "all the advice I can offer you la
to select one that wUl look well in
The Simple Truth.
"See bere," exclaimed Mrs. Starvem
after tbe new boarder's first meal,
"wben 1 agreed to give you reduced
rates you told mo you were a light
"So I am, ma'am," he replied. "I'm
the human aalamander at the museum.
You'd oughter see me swaller burn-
In' torches,"—Catholic Standard aud
Obliging the Lady.
"I see you've got nn automobile,''
said Cltlman. "I thought you swore
you'd never buy one." *
"Yes, 1 did say that once," replied
Subbuhs, "but our new cook Insisted
tbnt we must get one because her
church Is so far away from onr
house."-Catholic Standard aud Times.
A Proposal,
A love smitten youth who was studying the approved methods of proposal
asked one of hla bachelor frleuds if be
thought that u .Young man should propose to a girl ou Ills knees.
"If he doesn't." replied his friend,
"the girl should get off."—Everybody's
Asking Too Much.
"What did you raise iu your gatv
den?" said the Interested friend.
"You ask too much." replied Mr.
Crosstots. "Y.ou can't expect me to be
enough of a botanist to give tbe correct name of every weed thnt grows."
-WaBhlngtou Star.
Homer-That chap lu the big red
touring car Is a man of untold wealth.
Comer-Ab. a tax dodger, eh?—St.
Paul Pioneer Press.
Refreshing Cool nan.
"Mlis Perkins Is a perfect IcWe;**"
"What an Ideal eummec girl!"—Bal-
tluiore Americas,
During That Era of Bloodshed She
Modeled Some of the Head! That Fell
by the Guillotine and 'Was For •
Time In Prison Herself as a Suspect.
This Is the story of Mme. Tussaud,
who waB born in Berne ln 1700 and
died in London in 1850, and who, during the stormy time of the French revolution, modeled in wax some of the
heads that fell by the guillotine.
Marie tiresboltz was the daughter of
an ald-de-camp of General Wurmscr
ln the Seven Years' war. She was
born after the death of her fatber.
Her mother was the sister of Dr.
John Christopher Curtlus of Berne.
Tbls Dr. Curtlus bad made many
anatomical and other models ln wax
and had attracted tbe attention of the
Prince de Contl. This noblemnn urged
Curtlus to come to Paris and establish
himself as a modeler In wax.
The Curtlus studio became the rendezvous of tbe fashionable world, and
ln connection with this he had a museum of curiosities. Amon'g his patrons
were Voltaire, Jean Jacques, Rousseau, Mesmer, Mirabeau, Diderot Benjamin Franklin, Paul Jones and many
other notable persons.
ln his visits to hia sister nt Berne
Dr. Curtlus had taught his niece, Marie,
many of the secrets of modeling In,
wax. Sbe showed sucb ability ln thi*
that her uncle urged her mother to
make a bome with blm ln Paris and to>
allow blm to adopt Marie as bis daughter.
Marie began earnest study wltb Dr.
Curtlus, and she was so skillful In
the modeling of wax flowers that thi*
art became a craze. Even the royal
personages ln the palace took It up.
and Marie spent some time giving lessons to Mme. Elizabeth, the young sinter of Louis XVI.
When the revolution broke out Dr.
Curtlus took the side of the people ami
sent for Marie to come from tbe palace. It was rather singular tbat two-
of his wax models should have played
a foremost part In the opening scenes'
of tbat awful period. In his collection of models was a bust of the minister, Necker, father of Mme. de Start.
and oue of Philippe, duke of Orleans. Two days before the storming;
of the Bastille a mob took these iwir
busts from his museum lu tbe Palais*
Itoyal, draped tbem in black crape tie
show their sympathy and started tor
parade tbo streets witb these.
Ab tbe procession tiled across the
Place Vendome a troop of dragoons
and one of tbe regiments charged. A
sword stroke cut the bust of Necker
in halves, and tbe man wbo was carrying It waB bit by a musket ball In tin-
leg and received the thrust of a sword
ln his breast
The bust of the Duke of Orleans
escaped Injury, but In the fight to defend It several persons were kUled.
Tbe soldiers made desperate efforts t»
demolish It
At tbe taking of tbe Bastille Dr. Curtlus was active and for his services to
France was rewarded by tbe national
assembly. A badge of honor was pre
Bented to him, aud this was Inscribed
wltb the famous date and a memorial
of his bravery and patriotism. Hix
house was a favorite place of nieetini.*,
with the lenders of the revolution, ms
Marie bad an opportunity to see them,
Tbere was ouly one time wben Marie
was in any danger during this desperate period. She was "suspected"
and sent to prison. Here at tbe sainc-
tlme was Mine, de Deaubarnals, win-
bad barely escaped the guillotine nn.1
wbo was later the Josephine ot Nap-.-
lcon Buuuparte. Her uncle wus abk-
to get Marie's release from prison, am!
she came out in time to see the downfall of Itobvaplerre, Danton and !*•*-
ln tbe days of their power sbe bait
been . ailed to model tbe beads ol'
many who fell by tbe guillotine. She-
wns obliged to take them just after tinfoil of the fatal knife. She did this-
awful work with the heads of poor
Ma lie Antoinette nnd of the Princess
Ijiiuliulle. tbe queen's friend. Wlieit
the lenders suHercd by the gnlllotlni-
lu tbelr turn she modeled their heads.
After the revolution ber uncle (licit.,
and In 1795 she married M. Tiissnmfc
She could not overcome tbo shock nf
ber experiences during tbe revolution,
nud she persindcd her busband Intake her and the valuable collections!
of wax modeis left her by Dr. Ourtms*
over to England,
They established tbls collection in
tbe Strand. The collection was taken
all about tbe country, and lu 183$ it
was brought buck to London and made*
a permanent exhibition. Her sons eon*-
dueled the business, and she took nn
active share lu tbls till ahe was eighty
yeurs of age.
Naming Their Children.
It was a musical man who gave hit*
four daughters tbe following names:
Do-re. Mi-fa. 8o-la, Tl-do. The flrst escaped with the nickname Dora, tbe
second answered Mlffy, tbe third owned up to Solly, while the youngest gcit-
erolly got Tldd'y.
The case of the musical -man f«
matched by that of the provlni'tati.
printer who named bis children front
the type fonts be used—Ruby, PearU
Diamond. Tbe first two are no uncommon names for girls, only Ruby taai>-
pe?ed 10 be a boy,- He followed lo bls>
father's footsteps snd afterward ter
cmne a printer's manager. In IyWrd»»—
iUondou. Chroulc-la. THE   REPORTER,   NEW   MICHEL,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
Entertains the Little Stranger In
His Home.
After a Strenuous Evening Is Met b/
Billy's Mother and Is Aooused of Kid.
naping—Philosopher's Narrow Escape.
By  M.  QUAD.
[Copyright, 1BV8, by Associated Literary
WHEN Mr. Bowser reached
home from the office the
other evening Mrs. Bowser
had a bit of news fdr him.
Her church was going to give an entertainment and she was on one of
tbe committees that would meet that
. "Well. I think I can manage some,
bow to* take care of the house
while you are gone." he replied, and
there was no further discussion about
ft. At 8 o'clock she went her way,
leaving hlm smoking his cigar on the
front Bteps, She had been goue about
ten niliiutes when a boy about six
years old came crying along tbe street
ami stopped at tbe Bpwser gate and
wailed out that he was lost, -
"Lost, eh?" queried Mr. Bowser as
be walked down the steps. "Can't yon
find your home, sunny?"
"Well, come ln nnd sit down on the
steps a minute. If it waa Mrs. Bowser
she'd give you a cuff on the ear and
tell you to beat it. but I'm no such
man. Just, wipe your tears away and
listen to me.  What is your name?"
"I'm so hungry 1 can't tell. Nothin'
tf eiit f'r two days."
"Good lauds, but don't tell me! If It
was Mrs. Bowser she'd say she wns
glad of It. but I'm no Mrs. Bowser.
Come dowu to the dining room with
,3'he cook hnd gone out five minutes
after Mrs. Bowser, and so Mr. Bowser opened tbe refrigerator and placed
whatever he could And on the table.
There waB enough to make a menl for
a hearty mini, and tbe lost boy got
outside of the viands in ten minutes
and then looked around for more.
When he had topped off with three
large sllees of bread and butter be wai
".Now. tben, your name Is what?"
"Billy wbat?"
"Billy B—.'.'
He brought nut his last name sn
plump that Mr. Bowsei wns startled
for a moment. It waa a cognomen not
generally found In city directories, and
ministers of the gospel are always a
little chary In referring to it.
"And what street do you live on?'
"And you've been lost for two days!
Hasn't any policeman offered to take
you home?"
"Num. Jest wanted to gimme de col
"Cm! If Mrs.'Bowser wna bere she'd-
say yuu were a hoodlum, hut I know
better. Well, Billy, you've bnd a good
supper, and I am ready to take you
lioine. Your family must be terribly
anxious ahout ynu by this time. I presume It Is in the papers about your
being Inst, though 1 haven't seen It."
"I don't want to go home!" whined
the. hoy.
"Kill you must, you know. Think of
the anxiety of your father and mother
They don't know but what you've been
• kidnaped. Are you ready?"
"I won't gul"
"What! Whnt!"
Throws a Fit.
The young cub slipped nut of his
ehnlr nnd threw a lit nn,,lhe floor and
went Into sucb contortions that Mr
Howser was seared linlf to death for
tin- next ten minutes. He got Ihe camphor and bathed the boy's forehead
vigorously, and his hands were chafed
and his old shoes pulled off, and it
■wined that n doctor must lie gent for
when little Billy nt last opened his
"Thnnk heaven for this!" exclaimed
Mr. Bowser ns he fetched'a great sigh
of relief, "Mrs. Bowser would have
let you die and llirowu your body over
the Mice, lint I've got a heart Instead
of a stone In my bosom. Do you have
these fits often. Hilly?"
"Whenever I want to."
"l!m! I've heard of such thlngB
Well, we'll go uow."
"I'll t'row aundder fit!" warned the
"Don't ynu want to go homer
"No.  I wnnt to stay bere and play
wld yonr bald head."
I   Mr. Bowser gave a start of surprise
and Bushed up.  He hub begluiilug to
feel that he had a job ou baud.   He
didn't Insist upon Billy's going bome.
but invited bim up to thesitting room,
and when they had reached It he said:
"Mrs. Bowser would bave bumped
you out of the basement door, but I
am doing my duty by you. Do you go ,
lo school?" |
"Ml." j
"Whet does your father work at?"
'•ne gits full."
"And beats nnd starves his family,
of course? Billy, did you ever hear of
the Bible?"
"Ob, come off!"
"And they are sending money to tbe
heathen of Africa and Chinp! I wish
Mrs. Bowser was here, but sbe'd try to
get out of It somehow. Right here ln a
Christian country nnd never beard of
the Bible. Here, wbat you doing?"
"Plnyin" wld your bald head."
"But you mustn't do it"
"But I will!"
Mr. Bowser beld him off, nnd the result was another lit. Tbere was no
camphor tbls time. Tbe boy waB lifted
on to the lounge and no attention paid
to blm. and after Ave or aix minutes
he came to with a yell. The flrst yell
was followed by a second, third and
fourth, and he was wound up for a
hundred when Mr. Bowser bribed htm
with a nickel to stop. Wben tbe ex.
change bad been completed be was offered another nickel to go home. He
considered tbe offer for awhile and
then said:
"It's wurt a quarter, boss."
"Now, look bere, young sir," replied
Mr. Bowser as' his fare reddened up,
"it Is evident that you take me fot
some old guy. I don't believe you are
lost at all."
Billy started for him with fists doubled np, but changed his mind and
turned and knocked a vase off a stand,
It crashed to tbe floor and was broken
Into twenty pieces. He was seized by
the neck and vigorously shaken, but
he had his revenge. He turned and bl|
the shaker In tbe arm so fiercely thai
he Was dropped to the floor.
"You Infernal rat. but I've a good
mind lo twist your .peek!" shouted Mr.
Bowser as he danced nround.
"I'll frow fits!"
"If you do I'll throw you!"
"I'll yell!"      ,    •
"Yell nway!"
Bowser Gets His Reward.
That Inst was a poor bluff on Mr.
Bowser's part. Tbe kid set up such a
wolfish howling that a dime and u
nk-kol bad to be crowded Into his band
before lie would choke off. Then he
offered to let his paternal bost take
hlm home if given a drink of milk
flrst. Mr. Bowser cluttered down tc
the refrigerator and brought up a full
bottle, and Billy never stopped tc
draw a breath until tbe last drop was
gone. Then he announced bis readiness to go. nnd. taking Mr. Bowser's
hand to prevent any escape, they went
down the street together. It wns
straight course for five blocks, nnd
Billy had Just pointed out the tenement in which he dwelt when a worn
an came rushing across the street and
shouted at Mr. Bowser:
"Kidnaper! Boy stealer! I'll bave
you arrested!"
"Hush, woman! Your boy has been
lost for two days, and I'm bringing
blm back to you."
"It's a lie! He was here two hours
ago. You Infernal old rascal, but I'll—
A crowd was beginning to gather
and demanding to know what wus up.
and Mr. Bowser fled. He bad Just got
home and taken a seat on tbe steps
wben Mrs. Bowser came home and
baited to nsk:
"Have you been lonely, dear?"
"Well. yes. rather lonely," replied
Mr. Bowser as be got np with a "maue
ln Germany" yawn and followed her
Into the bouse.
Cheerirg Him Up,
"Bill," said tbe Invalid's friend, "I've
^ome to cheer you up a hit like. I've
brought yer a few fluhrs, Bill. I
fought If I wns too lnte they'd come in
'aiidy for o wreaf, yer know. Don't
get down 'enrted. Bill. Lummy, don't
you look gasbly! But there, keep up
yer spirits, ole aport. I've come lo see
yer an' cheer yer up a bit. Nice little
room ymt 'live 'ere: but. as I sen to me-
self when I wns a-eomln' up. wot a
orknrd staircase to get a coffin duhn!"
-London Ulobe.
A Hearty Laugh,
Mr, Jones bud recently become the
father of twins. The minister stopped hlm on tbe street lo congratulate
"Well. Jones." he said. "I heur tbat
the Lord hns smiled on you."
"Smiled on me!" repented Jones.
"He laughed out loud ut uie!"-Evcry-
body's Magazine.
H. Did.
Disgusted PiHlierinnu-Siiy. kid, did
you ever hear of any one catching
anything in tbls blamed pond7
Youngster-Ob. yes, Blr. Uncle John
Henry fell In here Inst winter und
caught ii very bad coldl-St Louis
Classifying Him.
"He got to the top very fast."
"Yes; he's what 1 call a commercial
bill climber."—St. Paul Pioneer Press,
The Man With tha Conundrum Habit
and His Victim,
"MTHAT," asks the man with the
jfjj dejected eyebrows, "Is the
difference between a man
who Is cast away on a desert Island
with nothing to sustain blm except a
can of condensed mUk and a man wbo
is calling mass meetings to protest
against the operation of saloons ln his
city on Sunday and demands an ordinance that will close them tight?"
"That's easy." answers the man with
the reticent chin. "One Is surrounded'
by water: the otber would be surrounded by thirst."
"Nope. You haven't got it right"
"One hns come over tbe bar, aud the
other would overcome the bar."
"You're getting warm, but thnt Isn't
"Then what Is tbe difference?"
"One wants a can opener: the other
wants a can't opener."-Wilbur D.
Nesbit ln Chicago Post.
Every Time,
Tht Startling Vision That Saved thi
Life of Ledy Vernon.
The following dream story Is told in
"The Story ot My Life," by Augustus
1. C. Hare. The story was told to Mr.
Hare in Rome ln 1870:
Lady Vernon dreamed that sbe saw
the butler, with a knife in one hand
and a candle in tbe otber, crossing tbe
entrance bull, und she awoke with a
great start. After awhile she composed herself to sleep again, and Bhe
dreamed—she dreamed that Bhe saw
the butler, witb a knife ln one band
and a candle in tbe other, on tbe middle of tbe staircase, and abe awoke
wltb a great shock. She got up. Sbe
thought she could not be quite well,
and she took a little Bill volatile. At
Inst she fell asleep again, and she
dreamed—sbe dreuiued that sbe saw
the butler, with a knife ln one hand
and a candle lu tbe otber. standing at
ber bedroom door, and she u woke in a
great terror, and she jumped out ot
bed, und she said, "I'll bave an end of
this; I'll have au end of tbese foolish
Imaginations." And she rushed to the
door, uud she threw the door wide
open. And tbere at tbe door stood the
butler, wltb a knife in one hand and
a candle In the other. And wben he
suddenly saw Lady Vernon tn her
wblte nightdress, wltb ber balr streaming down her back, be was so dreadfully frightened tbat be dropped tbe
candle on tbe floor and rushed off
down the staircase and off to the stables, wbere there was a borse .ready
saddled and bridled, on Which he
meant tb hnve ridden nway when he
had murdered Lady Vernon. And be
rode nway without having murdered
her at all, and be was never beard of
Hal-Refuse me and life will be an
empty dream.
Clam—It Is better to have an empty
dream tban to get married and bave
an empty pocket—Baltimore American.
Worse Than a Hired Man.
"Ynas," drawled the postmaster of
Bacon Ridge, "that's old Zeb White,
the laziest man in tbe state."
"In what way Is he so lazy?" asked
the coffee salesman.
"Why, every Sunday ho takes tbe
two chickens they are going to hnve
for dinner and ties them ns near tp
the pike as possible."
"H*m!  What is that for?"
"So tbe racing automobil"s will whiz
their feathers off and he won't hnve
the trouble of picking tbem."—Houston Post.
So Near and Yet So Far.
Johnny, aged eight, likes high flown
words: but, as accuracy Ib not to be
expected In one of bis yeais, he oftens
mispronounces and misapplies tbem.
The other day he came home witb this
"Mamma. I just saw a gentleman
standing on the corner sunk In profane thought—Philadelphia Ledger.
Makes No Difference.
"Doctor," growled the p\itlent "It
seems to me that $500 Is a big charge
for tbat operation ot mine. It didn't
take you over half a minute."
"My dear sir," replied the famous
specialist, "ln learning to perform tbut
operation ln half a minute I hare
spoiled over eleven pecks of such eyes
as yours"—Success Magazine.
A Kindred Chord.
He (loftllyi—1 cannot sympathize
with the troubles these parents want
to confide to us. as the ouly children
I Imvc are those of my brain.
She (gullelesslyi-But, ray dear pro-
feasor, that ought to make you appreciate the trials of those parents
who hnve Idiots In their families.-
Baltimore American.
The Good In Her Name.
"That's Skinner's wife," said Gnus-
sip. "They say she didn't have a very
good name when he married ber."
"Well, he seems to think it's very
good now," replied Wise.
"Yes. He's put all his property in
It."—catholic Standard aud Times.
Tha Other Side.
"Sny. pa," Johnny naked, and It was
hia thirty-seventh query, "are there
two sides to every question?"
"There nre," replied tbe long suffer-
in-; parent as he suddenly yanked the
youngster across his knee and began
to apply his slipper, "and tbis is the
other side."—Boston Ulobe.
And the Message 8he Received Was
Not ■ Practioal Joke.
Sbe waa reclining In a low cbalr In
the drawing room, thinking about ber
dear Willie, who bad been legally her
property for tbe space, of tbree montbs.
when a telegram arrived for ber. Hurriedly tearing open tbe envelope, abe
scanned the contents, then fell back
In a swoon. The message was from
ber brother In tbe city aud read:
Will run over today. GEORGE.
Her maid at last restored ber to consciousness. Her Willie run overt Sbe
could not grasp tbe full significance
of it One tblng she would do—go to
him at once. So Bhe hastily attired
herself and at length reached ber
brother's office, who, having sent the
news, would be able to tell ber all
about It
"How Is he, and wbere have they
taken blm?"
Her brother stared at ber stupidly.
"Oh, don't keep me iu suspense! 'fell
me wbere he Is."
"Wbere wbo Is?"
"Why. Willie."
"At bis office, 1 presnme. I haven't
seen him today."
"Then what does tbls mean? Isn't
he run over? la this one ot your silly
George took tbe telegram from his
sister, read his own message, then exploded wltb laughter. It was a long
time before be could convince her that
this simple Intimation tbat be would
run over and pay ber a visit was uot a
detestable and  practical jske.
Hie Preference.
"Wby do you continually urge Miss
Screechy to sing? You know sbe slugs
"Well, If abe doesn't sing she'll talk."
-Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The Unklndset Cut.
Men have borne the news ot troubles,
duch as ruin, with a grin;
They've been bravu and never faltered
in s bailie's roaring din,
But to some there comes a moment
When they're knocked completall* tat.
This Is when some kind frlcod chuckles,
"Say, old man, you're setting fat!"
Many a steady ."■ >rt has faltered
As the mirror sliowerl his hair
fttreaked with gray .io„ut the temples
Or a bald Hpot epreaGing there.
Comfort, though, was quick In coming—
He could hide II with his hat-
Hut this knocks a man a twleter.
Bill, by Ueorae, you're getting tat!"
(ltd age comes, and we accept It,
Though with secret, pained regret
Then our Inner self keeps laying
That we're really not old yel.
But, oh, ehadea of flesh reducers,
Fate deals her most stinging bat
When the old acquaintance giggles.
"Hay. old boy. you're (retting rm:"
-Charles It. Harm* lo New iork bun-
The Talker.
You'll note tbe man wbo talks too
mucb la always working round. He
never seems to bold the job wbleb
some one else hns round for him because he's bound to keep his tongue
upon tbe wag and spend his hoss' previous time In self bouquets and brag.
He slays until his story's told and
tben told once again, nnd by this time
tbe hoss' ear Ib overfull of pain, and
be Is told tu take his grip, although tbe
boss feels snd, because be's lost Ills
otber grip upon the joh be bnd. Aud
yet he never, never learns, but talks
his Jobs, away, because tbe habit's
grown nn blm tbut he must bnve his
say. And so he talks until be dlea, up
to bis waning breath: lie's talked bis
chances all uwuy und tulked bluiaelt to
The womnn begged ihe bachelor girl
not lo go yet uwhile. She was sn
urgent that I be girl finally sal down
again. Then the two nut perfectly still
and silent, looking at each oiher.
"I know wluiI you are tbinking,"
said tbe bachelor girl hy und by.
"Wbal?" asked the woman.
"Tbnt. now you've got me to stay,
you wonder why It was you Insisted
so. You don't know what lo do with
me or to suy to me, now I'm bere lo
"How did yon r"eas It?" tbe woman
"I've felt Just ir-if way myself." Said
tbe bachelor glr' "many and mnny a
A Bad Hole to Get Into.
A gentleman waa going round .
strange golt course with a local cad
die, aod after playing part of the way
be pointed to n rather nigh wall and
Inquired, "Is there a b*>le over there?"
"Ves. sir," replied Ihe laddie solemnly; "there's the oeineiei-r over there.
Don't put yourself Into « hole tbere
If you cuu belp It"—Lond"l Scraps."
His Trsniformatlr-\
Little Harold, aged six felt very
proud when he donned hlr tirst pair
of trousers Taking hl» thre»-,veiir-old
brother behind the door, he va« over
heiird lo Ray, "Willie, Willi' do you
remember me?"—Delineator.
All Is not false whlcb al llr» seems
a lle.-Southey.
The Necessity of Advertising and the
Efficiency of Salesmen.
A man may have several carloads of
ability. He may bave bruins aud ideas
and otber desirable things. But all the
Ideas ever "Ideated" wUI not avail to
raise a man who neglects tbat all Important item ot advertising. You simply must get attention. Of course you
can get attention by firing off a revolver during office hours or you can
do It by wearing loud clothes and proclaiming your kinship ln tbe sporting
fraternity. But most men wbo hnve
risen from the ranks bave carefully
neglected to use methods of this kind.
Every office man must act as bis
own salesman. He must first prepare
himself by Increasing hiB efficiency.
He muat be nble to do the work for
whlcb be ia hired. Not only should
be do that for wbleb be Is hired, but
be must do that work better than it
ever wns done before. When that Item
haa been attended to It is tben time to
look about for more work,
Tbe wise employee will keep his eye
on tbe Job ahead or, better still, will
look at a Job whlcb does not exist, but
which should exist for the good of the
business. Tbe next step Is to tblnk
out a selling talk thnt will get tbe attention, arouse the Interest, create a
desire and bring about In the mind of
tbe employer a desire to do what the
live employee desires him to do,—Bookkeeper.
A Quotation That the Poet Campbell
Failed to Recognize.
That poets, like otber folks, sometimes forget tbelr own creations Ib
shown by an incident related by Sir
Frederick Pollock. At a dinner wbere
Thomas Campbell and Lord Nugent
were present the conversation drifted
from the use of Latin words In English
to monosyllabic verse. Some one expressed a doubt whether two consecutive liues coni-iosed of words of one
syllable could . be found In our
language. Lord Nugent at once quoted:
"By that dread name we wave the sword
on  high,
And swear for her to live—with her to
Campbell said ke did not believe In
tbe lines nnd asked where tbey came
from. Lord Nugent said, "Prom your
own 'Pleasures of Hope,'", "How do
you know that?" asked tbe poet "1
know It all by heart" replied Nugent
"I'll bet you a guinea yoU can't repeat
It," said Campbell. The bet waa token
and Nugent started declaiming. The
poet soon got tired aud said: "1 see
you know tbe poem. Don't go any
further." The other Insisted npon repeating the whole poem or claiming
double stakes, and Campbell paid tbe
extra guinea In order to be spared tbe
recital of the poem which bad made
him fatuous-wbicn be bad forgotten.
IA Game That Will Test the Ability of
[ ths Player as a Hopper.
Chalk out on the ground a figure like
the accompanying diagram on a scale
four feet td an inch. Two or three
children can play at one diagram. The
players pitch stones at the cat's face.
Tbe one wbo gets nearest leads off.
Standing at tbe square end, he throws
bis stone Into the compartment No. L
hope ln and kicks the stone out—still
hopping—to the standing point    He
How to Patoh a Canoe.
There are several different "homemade" methods by which to repair a
crack or leak In a canoe. Perhaps tbe
most permanept Is varnish or shellac
and silk. Put a little varnish over tbe
crack, place a small Bilk patch over tbe
varnish, letting It dry, then varnish or
shellac over the silk. Two coats will
be sufficient. If It Is a varnished canoe, use while silk, and the patch can
hardly be detected, the silk being
transparent. This may be put on both
Inside and outside if necessary. White
lead and varnish mixed well and put
In the crack la also a good permanent
repair. If on a cruise In the woods
and without the necessary articles to
make a permanent repair, get a little
spruce gum off the trees, beat and add
a little grease and put over Ibe crack.
The grease has a tendency to keep the
gum from gelling very bard, and it
will not break so easily. The silk nnd
shellac repair Is me usual remedy fnr
a puncture In a cuuvas covered canoe
The Doge of Turkey.
In the matter of kindness lo animals
II Is snid thai ihe Turk cannot be surpassed Thus nt Slumboul tbe wandering dogs nre treated with great
gentleness, and wben puppies coup-
Inlo the world they are lodged with
their mother at the side nf tbe street
In improvised kennels mnde out ot old
boxes lined with straw and bits or
carpet. And frequently when a young
Turk happens in he Hush of money he
goes lo Ihe nearest baker's shop and
buys a quantity of bread, which he
distributes among Ihe dogs or Ibe
quarter, who leslir.v their gratitude by
Jumping np al hlm wilb muddy paws
and sniffing muzzles.
When Youth Wanes.
Old age has many definitions, and
middle ngo more. Hut you may take it
that ynu ore not really an old mao
so long as von lake all Interest in your
personal appearance. Tbere Is not a
nurse who does not know tbe sign of
convalescence-*When the patient wants
to he shaved uud put a good appear
ance In this world. And so long as tinman of sixty can take nn Interest In
the latest tle-nnd tie It-be Is preserving his youth.—London Chronicle.
He Had a Reason.
"I noilre you nre very cautious In
what you any about people."
"Yes "
"Why Is this?"
"Well. I ain't prominent enough to
claim   1   was   misquoted."-
Time Weeted.
Boston Lady-Did you learn anything
at the Woman's club? New York Ladv
-Absolutely nothing. Wish I hadn't
gone. I had seen all the gowns be-
fore.-New York Life.
next throws bis stone Into No. 2 and!
kicks it out as before. He next goes'
to No. 3, and so on until be reaches Nou
8, which is called the "resting bed."   '■
Having reached this, he may rest
himself by putting bis feet into Nos.
tl nnd T, resuming his hopping position, however, before he proceeds as
before. Until he reaches the cat's face
he may have as many kicks as be
likes in kicking tbe stone out. but
wbeu he reaches Hint be must kick le
through all tbe other divisions at ono
single kick, tbe successful achievement of which crowns the game. If
the stone la pitched Into a wrong number or rests un oue of the dividing
lines tbe player loses his Inning. It
he puts botb feet down while In the
figure,- except nt the "resting bed," or
Bets .his foot in hopping on either of
the lines be suffers tbe same penalty.
-Philadelphia Ledger. *
What Became of Them Remains an
Unsolved Problem.
The Israelhlsli nation was composed
of twelve tribes, the descendants of
the twelve sous of Jacob. Of these
the tribe of Judah was divinely appointed to be tbe royal tribe, aud the
royal family of. the tribe of Judah
waa the bouse of David.
Subsequently, during tbe reign nf
Jeroboam, the son of Solomon, tou
tribes, led by the tribe of Ephralni. revolted, nud the breach was never healed. The ten tribes constituting the
house of Israel and the two tribes constituting tbe house of Judnh were botb
carried luto captivity us a punishment
for this breach. The house of Israel
wns carried away by tbe Assyrians,
who brought men from otber lands
and placed them In the cities that bad
formerly been occupied by tbe children of Israel. Prom this captivity
the house of larael never returned, and
they have been known ever since us
the lost ten tribes' and have been
sought for all over tbe world, Wbat
became of them Is one of tbe unsolved
problems of history.
The house of Judah wna carried captive to Babylon nearly two centuries
later, hut after the lapse of seventy
years they were allowed to return and
to rebuild Jerusalem and tbe temple.
After Ihe destruction nf Jerusalem by
Titus. A. D. 70. they were driven out
of the land nnd dispersed among ihe
nations.-Cincinnati Commercial Tribune.
Usee of Plants.
Among the curious uses tor common
plants In olden times were these:
Buttercup was used as a cure foi
leprosy. This plant Is poisonous, and
yuu may notice that in the meadows
Millie will not touch II.
Marsh marigold wns made Into a yellow die.   This also is poisonous.
Columbine was conslderd a cure fot
Of violet petals a poultice was nindt
to be hound over broken bones. A
medicine for children was also made
of the root.
Watercress the Romans used as a
cure for Insanity.
Of mignonette a yellow and a green
dye was made. Of anemones n drug
called Pulsatilla was made, and this
Ib still used In medicine. — Cliieugc
Being Generous.
It's very hard to be generous.
No mutter what people say.
For father Is off on business, <
And BlBtcr has gone to play,
Brother Is riding hla bicycle,
And mother le making u call,
Daby'a too little for peppermint slick.
And nurse cute no candy at all,
Orandma and Bridget are putting away
Some Jam on tne top pantry Bhelf,
As there's no ono Iter" lo -hire this wltb,
I'll have to eat It myself!
-Si. Nicholas. I
A Courtship That Began Under
Peculiar Circumstances.
tCopyrlght,  1909,  by Associated Literary
Half a mile uorth of the Stevens
farmhouse, where Miss Irene Kings-
hind, from the city, was visiting oer
aunt und uncle, was the byroad leading to what wos called the glen. There
was n glen with a cascade, and It wos
•rather a wild and rocky spot.
It wos a quarter of a mile from tne
main road, and on this byroad lived
a widow with on auburn bnlred daughter sixteen years old.
After Miss Irene hod been at the
farmhouse for a week and had become
familiar wltb the sight of pigs, chickens, geese and an old rooster blind In
one eye sbe wns told about the glen
nnd was anxious to see It. The road
was plain before her. Take.the first
turn to the right nnd she was there.
Sbe was told about the byroad, but
not about the auburn haired girl. In
tbis world tbere are always some
tilings left out to make us trouble at
a future date.
The young lady of nineteen started
ont bravely, and her spirits were unruffled until she turned Into the byroad. There she enme acrosB the auburn haired girl sitting on a log by tbe
roadside. The proper way would have
been for her to stop and ask a question or two about the glen and thus
open up a pleasant conversation.
Unfortunately she took another wny.
She held herself stiffly erect and passed
ou. The auburn hatred girl, who was
almost as pretty as Miss Irene, followed her. Miss Irene heard her footsteps, but would not look back. Auburn hair coughed and began to bum
a tone, but it was no use.
Just how long It takes an auburn
haired girl to get her dander up has
never before been recorded for use of
tbe agricultural or any otber department In this cuse It Was four minutes. She bad heard of Miss Irene as
belpg "from the city" -and of being
earn pouted to hiss ibkkk and smiled
hsughty and having at least two hats,
and sbe ached to take her dowu a peg.
From a distance of ten feet in the
rear she remarked quietly tbat some
folk considered other folk as dirt beneath tbelr feet
Miss Irene reached the glen with
flashing eyes and blazing cheeks, and
of course sbe could nut be expected to
Hnd any grandeur or romance. 'Che
moss grown rocks were there, and the
waters cascaded, but they were naught
to tbe humiliated and Indignant girl.
■She wouid go bome, but abe could not
to by the same route and pass that
young minx ngaln and receive more
"sauce.". She would go by the fields
and woods.
It was tn carrying out tbla determination tbat she Boon found herself
la an old clearing nnd realised that ahe
was lost Sbe had atarted to weep over
It when anotber female entered the
clearing and advanced toward ber.
The newcomer was a lady of thirty,
and she was also lost. She hud not
been lost lu leaving tbe glen, but tn
seeking to Ond It She was cool and
calm and did not fear that tbey could
ant Bnd their wny to tbe highroad
after a rest
As the couple sat on a log talking
events were happening elsewhere.
The auburn balred girl had gone down
to the main rond. and as she reached
it a young man came driving along in
a buggy. She recognized him as young
Merrlfleld, a lawyer in Bellvllle, Ave
inlle* away. Having all the law there
was on his side, he was not afraid of
a pretty girl even when he didn't know
her. He checked his horse when near
her and said:
"Say. miss, hnve you henrd that one
of the female patients ln the Bellvllle
Insane asylum escaped this morning?"
"No!" she replied, with deep and excited Interest and prepared tn listen.
"Y.*s. and when last seen she was
beaded this way. I am going over to'
Liverpool, nnd they wanted me to
spread the news ns I drove along.
Don't suppose you have seen anything
of a stray femi-le around here?"
"Oh. but I ha io, She passed here
an hour ago on lier way to tbe glen.
I thought she was queer In her bead.
Tea: you'll Und her at the glen."
It was the pretty girl's opportunity
st a rival, and she took It. The law-
,««• decided flint If the wonld ride to
tbe glen with hlm. tl. snotbe and calm
the patient In ense she wns violent.
he would make nn effort lo return tho
patient to the siithnrltim! The girl
-«-lmi-kl"d nod etlml'pd. Into the buggy.
Uf course Miss lieiie was not found
at the gien. but the lawyer was a
Sherlock   Holmes   In   his   way.    Be
looked about nud found fragments ot
her wardrobe sticking to the rails ot
h fence sbe bad climbed, and, leaving
the horse and buggy and enthusiastically followed by Auburn Hair, he clung
to the trail until tbe clearing was
"That's her!" exclaimed Auburn
Hair us she pointed to Miss Irene aud
smiled wickedly.
If the lawyer hadn't lieen a lawyer
he would have advanced and seined
the guilty party and thrown ber over
his shoulder and started for the buggy, but lawyers don't rush In where
angels fear to tread. Here were two
females. Indeed, with Auburu Hair,
there were three.
He hadn't a description of the escaped patient He hud been told she
wns a "youngish" female. The three
were "youngish." It mlgbt be any
one of them.
It mlgbt be the one who hod given
him the inforiuatliin. Insane people
are cunning and up to all soils of
"Well, why don't yon take her?" demanded Auburn Hnlr maliciously.
"Sir, what does this mean?" nsked
MIbb Irene ns she drew herself up.
"Sir. whnt does this menu?" usked
the strange lady as she did likewise.
"Wby—why." stammered the lawyer,
"one of you has escaped from tbe asylum at Bellvllle. 1 am here to ask you
to return wltb me. You sball have a
nice ride ln my buggy, and If you are
very quiet I'll let you drive the horse.
The asylum Ib a nice place, you know
—nice place. It's homelike and nice—
"It's ber!" repeated Auburn Hnlr,
pointing again to Miss Irene as the
confused lawyer looked from one to
"You are the one!" sternly and tragically whispered tbe strange lady aa
Bhe pointed at tbe auburn balred girl
tn turn.
"By George! By George!" gasped the
lawyer aa be rubbed tbe back of hla
The pose lasted sixty seconds: tben
the lawyer rallied his wits. Auburn
Hair had on an old frock and was hat-
less. She must be tbe one wbo bad escaped, and sbe must be taken buck.
"Now. then, be very quiet aud very
nice," be said ib a soothing way as be
took her hand, "You are going home,
you know. You are going wbere every
one loves you. if you are good and
nice you shall have a Teddy bear to
play with. Come along, dear-come
right along. Perhaps you two ladles
wouldn't mind accompanying us until
we rencb the buggy."
The tables had been turned on poor
little Auburn Hair, but she was no tim-
Id fawn despite ber very evident good
looks. She scratched, and as he defended himself as best be could tbe
strange lady rose up and clasped Miss
Irene tn ber arms and went dancing
around and singing aud laughing.
The four were found thus when an
attendant of the asylum rushed into
tbe clearing aud advanced to exclaim:
"Good heavens! Ouly one escaped,
and here are tour!"
It took five minutes to straighten
out the tangle. The strange lady was
the escaped patient Of course Auburn
Hair had got tbe worst of it all around,
aud ahe was tbe flrst one to go. She
Was game, but she knew When she was
Wheu the lawyer and the girl from
tbe city had "been left alone he made
Ills address to tbe Jury. It was up to
him to make It a "bummer." He asked
the Jury to remember that he had never hunted escaped lunatics before, that
lie knew nothing about Jealousy aud
auburn haired girls', ibat he wns only
doing his duty and that If be waa
brought iu guilty suicide was tbe ouly
thing left hlm, The Jury listened aud
"You are forgiven this time, but don't
you ever take me for a lunatic again!
You may take me home."
In driving down the byroad they bad
to pass the widow's bouse. The uu-
burn hnired daughter was at the gate
and waiting for them.
They looked straight ahead, as If sbe
were not on earth, but us they came
opposite she called ont:
"Oh. It's a case uf love at flrst Bight,
Is It? Well, I'll send ench of you a
"t'eddy bear tomorrow."
Some courtships have bad their beginning under still more unfavorable
circumstances and ended most happily.
That's what this one did.
Seventy Years of Life.
A German inallieinntlelan has employed a little figuring to demonstrate
what the Biblical spun of life of threescore and ten really menus, and his
results ore very Interesting.
Seventy years of life mean 840
monihs or 25.fino days, equnl to 013.200
bou.-n or 80,702.000 minutes or 2.207,-
520,000 seconds, it shows tbat a man
reaching Hint uge has gone to bed '-'!).-
"WO times and, excepting childhood, he
has breakfasted zn.OCti times, as well
as dined and supped. Supposing that
he has taken three cupi .if coffee or of-
tea a day. one at each meal, he has
consumed 75.000 cnfii of wither beverage. If he smoked three o'gnrs a day
he would (lave enmiuu.ed tin. enormous
'•unntlty of M.7."0 cigars, which, at h
cents apiece, would mono tlint.S2."37.B0
went up In smoke. At the r>te nf a
"mind of meat n day he bk» euten
25.000 pounds, or ns miiih as twelve
oxen. If he wnlni-d n mile * day,
otolithic;, of course, his chlldbi-ad, be
hns covered 25.00(1 inllM.
He has taken 735.1*40.000 breaths, being 1.200 In an hour. -Js.iiiki In a day
and 10.152.000 lu a .vein*. Tbe number
of henrt bents Is still greater. Let us
suppose that there were seventy-five
heart bents n minute. Thin would be
-1.500 In nil hour, Iik.ikiii n du ■/, 80,420,-
000 a year and 2.750.400.000 /ot seventy yenrs of llfe.-Cluclnnatl Uunimer-
clol Tribune.
The Small Foes Are the Most Deadly,
snd Destructive.
In one of Herbert Wells' brilliant
stories the terribly scientific and practically invincible Martians wbo bave
Invaded the earth and couquered England are stopped in tbe midst of their
victories and utterly destroyed by tbe
attacks of microscopic foea. Infinitely small organisms, germs of diseases
to which man has become In some degree immune, slay the wonderful warriors of a planet never Invaded by
these earth foes. What tbe greatest
battleships and the heaviest guna
could not do tbe unseen and unknown
living seeds of death accomplish.
More clearly every day the world
understands that In tbe life and affairs
of mankind the most deadly and destructive foes are extremely amull All
of tbe fierce uianimiils and poisonous
serpents of Africa du not kill.as imiuy
human beings In len yours ns the
tsetse fly slays In one The tigers and
cobras of India kill their thousands
every year, bill the ruts which spread
the germs of the bubonic plague destroy their lens of thousands In tbls
country tbe common housefly undoubtedly causes more deal lis than all
the venomous snakes, wild beasts,
mad dogs, runaway horses und III tempered bnlls ten times over. The actual proportion Is probably much higher than ten to one. s
Difference Between the Human and
Animal Method of Thought.
The difference between the animal
and the. human Idea of wbut const!;
tutesy "knowing" comes out nicely hi
a piece of work done at Clark univer-
slty-A. J Klnnman's study of rhesus
monkeys, the Bandar-log of the "Jungle-Book."
The monkey, following the usual
procedure, lenrned to get his food
from a box. Ibe lid of which fastened
with a key The key., however, could
not be withdrawn from the lock.
After the monkey hnd become fnmlliar
wltb the device and could operate It
na readily as a man could do the experimenter took the key out of the
lock and inld It on the floor In front
of the box. Tbe monkey picked up the
key, played with II, hut made nn attempt to use It Then the experimenter took up the key. and, fifty times In
succession, with the monkey two feet
away watching every motion, he unlocked the liox. The monkey would
hnve starved before be Imitated thnt
simple act He had learned lo open
Ihe box by making certain movements.
He had no idea nt the key as an Instrument In the process. We sometimes think Instruments and means
nnd causes The animal thinks large
ly motions—E '!'. Bronsion In McClure's Magazine.
A Rare Opportunity.
When the circus -11010 ,o Hushby the
large attendance was a surprise 10
Squire Bemla. and He said so to William Hamlin, the poBtmnmer.
"It is natural that men nnd children
should wish 10 go." remarked Ihe
squire In hla formal tone, "bnt I must
eonress to a feeling ot amuwinent on
hearing that the indicia nt the town
had flocked to see wild beasts and that
young woman who leaps from oue
wire to another, with no regard tor
her personnl safety."
"Tell you Just how 'tls. square." suld
Mr Hamlin conrtdenthiHy "I don't
think many ot the women folks planned 10 go till Jed Potter entile In here
one mail time and told Miss Emma
Bolles be understood ibe show wiih
enough to scare anybody out of ten
years' growth
"Miss Emma's getting on. and you
couldn't expect her tn let 11 chance like
Ibai go—nor any ot tbe other women.
uow, could ye?"
Keep four Temper.
Which nt all the domestic virtues Is
most essential lo a Jiappy married
life? The ability to keep one's temper, beyond all question
There Is limiting whlcb lends more
10 misery, not only for Us possessor.
bnt also fnr those about hlm. than un
ungovernable and unreasonable tern
per. No one Is worse to live with
than an III tempered man. except per
haps un III tempered womnn
Had leni|icred people completely
spoil tbe lives of those who UHBocluie
with Ihem The leellng ot strain Is
ever present. One never knows Just
when ihe storm will break, although
apparently ine wenther. metaphorical,
ly. Ib "set fair." Life In those i-trruin-
stanceM becomes a burden almost la)
yoiid beurlug.
Caught Her.
"1 am looking fpr someihlpg nice
fnr a young mail," said the.vouug and
pretty shopper
"Why don 1 ynu look in the mirror?"
asked the gallant clerk.
And she wus so flustered thnt he
managed to sell her foni dilterenl
things Him she did not want before
she knew wNt she was doing.
"Thai wns a very lucid doctimetit
yon prepuied.' snid tbe trleiid
"Yes." answer-id Ihe malemimii dubiously "I mnde <t sn lucid that I am
afraid the piihlh will full to regard it
aa able and  prc'iuud."
A Rem'nder.
Mrs. B—tf I shou'd die would ynn
ever forget- me?   Ml   B -l think no!
The doctor said thai ■ will Buffer from
dyspepsia all  my  Uf
duces Look Beat In Bowls That 8how
the Blushing Beauties' 8tems,
Different forms sbould be used foe
different flowers. A flat, circular dish
Is needed for water lilies, and as these
Hon era are large the venae! sbould be
also large In proportion. A amall
saucer Is pretty for the roselike blou-
bouis of the bnlsutu or old fashioned
touch-me-not. u still sum Her flat plate
for pausles. The full spikes of gladioluses or long stems of carnations must
bave all vases or slim necked pitchers
to sustain their, brittle forms, while
great bunches uf lilacs or snowballs
need vessels both broad and deep.
Roses look best In tbe regular rose
bowls thnt show the blushing beauties
from stem to finish. In fact, all flow.
ers with abort stems require low, broad
vessels, flaring at the top. so ns to allow tbe graceful drooping of mixed
leaves nnd blossoms. Not more thnn
four or five shnpes ure really necessary
to the best effects In flower vases.
Ell her flat or low, circular vessels,
which may be widely fluted/upon the
edges to break the too great uniformity of a plain circular rim, or round
vessels which spread more or less as
the sides rise from tbe bottom are
All forms which bulge out below or
are In tbe slightest degree bizarre ln
shape should be avoided, Tbe old
fashioned bulb vat, shaped like a rabbit or other anlmal„wltb growing bulbs
slicking out through boles in the surface, ia the type of all tbat Is hideous.
Tbe Japanese use bamboo, which
from Ita Irregular surface loses the
stiffness of the cylindrical form. We
have no bamboo to use, and Imitations
In glass, china and eatthenwnre are.
like all imitations, offensive to good
taste. Flower vases should be of some
opaque material, and good glazed
earthenware la really very suitable for
the purpose. Let It be without ornamentation of any sort and of a single
uniform tint No color should be employed that does not -harmonize with
the various units of flowers and leaves.
A pure neutral gray Is pretty for the
purpose, as It affords an agreeable
contrast with the shade of green ln
leaves and with almost all tones of
flower color.
Next ln order of value comes pure
pale buff, not inclining to orange, but
Its use Is more limited than that of
gra.v". Opaque white flower vases are
sometimes effective by contrast; but.
as a rule, the contrast is too strong.
All colored glasses are to be rejected
and colorless glass as well, since, as a
rule, flower stems are unsightly. Of
course there are exceptions to .these
rules. Some prominent bulb dealers
offer gay earthenware vessels that are
really quite graceful and pretty.
Wild Things of the Fields That Make
Good Salad.
Tbe custom of utilizing our common
weeds for pot herbs and salads la one
that has been handed down to ua from
colonial times, and it ia a valuable one
for tbe farm dweller or the camper
who haa not the city markets to draw
upon. ,
We are aU familiar wltb tbe dandelion and horseradish, tbougb every
one may not know tbat tbe tender
shoots of the latter make good salad
greens. The watercress, too, we most
of us know as a sulad and pot herb,
though we may not bave eaten Ita
cousin, the pepper green, in the same
Strawberry leaves, marigold, chervel
and sand parsley, pennyroyal, sorrel,
liverwort aud cowslips rank among the
more unusual pot herbs. The blossoms of the cowslip are also delicious
pickled In vinegar aud served as a
relish. Tbe young snoots of the milkweed nre very edible and wholesome
wben boiled. That troublesome weed
knowu aa purslane Is said to be nearly equal tn asparagus.
The young sbootB of the pokeweed
taste very much like spinach. "Goose
tongue," or seashore plantain, nettle
and the fresh curled leavea of the
dock, as well as the young stems of
the despised burdock-the latter boiled
aud aklnued-are otber surprisingly
palatable foods, Tbe latter need not
even be cooked, as It is good tn salad
Pigweed—sometimes called red root
-Is still unother edible weed; the
roots of liclhyorth have a medicinal
value, being laxative In effect, while
that little brother to the cabbage, the
mustard plant. Ib highly esteemed by
some wheu cooked. Among tbe ferns
that can be made to replace Bplnuch
In the dietary are the cinnamon, the
bracken nnd the flowering varieties, all
of whlcb grow In pastures and moist
places and should be gathered young.
Bread has even been made of the
These hetbs will generally prove
more Inviting when several varieties
are cooked together, peppergrass,
siuurtweed und potato tops being added aa flavoring. \
Determination and Unity of Purpose
Will Work Wonders,
Once you have chosen your occupation or profession hold fast thereto.
Let nothing allure you from the main
traveled road. Having chosen, hold
like steel. Make everything feed Into
the main current of your life. Even
modest talents, organized and unified,
bnve conquered great distinction and
worldwide success. History is full
of illustrations of the unifying power
of a great purpose. Witness tbe poor
child Hastings looking at a distant
manor house tbat once had belonged
to his father. The determination to
win back that estate before be died
lent power and momentum and produced Lord Hastings. Witness the influence of purpose upon thnt little
Scotch boy, out upon a holiday on
the banks of the Clyde, with tbree
precious coppers aa his entire possession. He determined tu build a bouse
ou the hilltop overlooking the river
and forty years inter moved Into the
cnstle, from whlcb he looked down
apon twenty menu steamers be bad
built. Witness Die purpose of William
the Silent, lining all the days and
nights for Ihe hero struggling to deliver brave little Holland from Spuln.
Witness Mllion's vow to write a poem
that the world would uot willingly let
die and who therefore lived an epic
life. Witness Paul's resolution to do
one thing and one tblng alone and
who, with that unit purpose, achieved
democracy for all subsequent peoples
and centuries. Almlessness will make
your life like a sand heap.—Rev. Newell Dwlgbt HIIUs.
Refuse to worry ond ynn hnve ne-
eomplished one'of the grenest things
In tbe world.
Cherry Salad.
Big, dayk red and black cherries
make tiie most delightful sulnd. either
alone or In conlhlnntlon with otber
Thpy nre heaped on young tender lettuce leaves and served with a French
dressing or mayonnaise.
Very thin slices of golden brown buttered toast or rye bread aro served
wltb sucb a salad.
Another way to make a cherry salad
la to remove the stones from the fruit
and All the cavity with whole blanched almonds or. finely chopped nut
ments. Mayonnaise flavored with ma.
machine Is served, and cream checst
balls mixed with chopped maraschino
cherries anil rolled In powdered nnt
meats are placed on the side of the
dish ln whlcb Ihe salad Is served.
Landscapes of the Dutch Painters of
the Seventeenth Century.
The Dutch painters of the seventeenth century were aa little concerned
with poetic feeling as with Idealism.
They used their eyes and painted what
they saw, but neither their imaginations nor their feelings were touched.
While moat modern painters Interpret
bow the scene bus affected themselves,
tbe Dutch looked at II as something
entirely outside themselves,
Otherwise the Dutch landscapes pre
sent us pictures of a pleasant workaday world or of the quiet evenings
thut follow nfter the labors of tbe day
—never a blnl ot disturbance, though
war nud rumors nf war were constant;
Instead, the perpetual suggestion of
prosperous peace and thrifty, comfort
for they abound with the evidences of
busy humanity. Not only Is nature
brought Into touch with human life by
the little figures, so charmingly life
like, which animate the sceae, but
everywhere ure tbe renulta of man's
handiwork seen In little things ns well
aa big—In the trimly kept fruit trees
ot a Inborer'a garden plot no less than
In tbe handsome facade of a rich
burgher's town bouse. There la no
country tn the world where the Influence of man Is so minutely Imprinted
upon every foot of ground, and as
these artists were eager to repreaent
the tilings tbey saw no landscapes are
so full of human interest as thelrs.-
Charles H. Coffin In St Nicholas.
Miss Evelyn Beatriee Longman Designed Naval Academy Doors.
It is not generally known that the
designer and sculptor of the beautiful
bronze doors of tbe United States Naval academy Is a woman. Miss Evelyn  Beatrice Longman la the young
Her Home.
Some years ago, when a part of the
Japanese imperial palace waa burned
at Tokyo, the empress was forced to
flee to one of tbe old dalmlo bouses
near by. It was not at all comforts
bio, and, ns the story goes, her majesty, appreciating tbat ber subjects
would he much concerned at her living
in such a menu place, sat down and
wrote them a little poem ln which she
denied tbat she bad changed her residence. The poem, which wbb In the
best Japanese language, stated thai
ber majesty's home hnd always been
In the hearts of the people and that
neither tbe flames nor the cold could
ever drive ber from that dear abode.
The Dead Larks.
In Baluchistan even the wolves go
mad. Iu his book, "The Frontiers ol
Bnluchistau," G. P. Tate writes: "Tbe
shepherds give a strange reason for
tbe epidemic of rabies. According 10
them. It was caused by the wild beasts
eating dead larks. In some yenrs.
tbey aaid, tbe larks develop extraordinary vltaUty and pour forth auch a
flood of sougs as tbey rise on tbe wing
that they become suffocated and full
to the ground dead. A wild animal
which eats one of those dead birds Invariably develops rabies. This is a
wldesprend superstition and seems not
unfamiliar to tbe natives of India wbo
were with me."
A Butchers' Common,
William, earl ot Warren, tn the
time of King John, while standing
upon tbe castle walls saw two bulls
fighting In tbe castle meadow till all
the butcher dogs pursued one of the
maddened bulls quite through the
town. The slgflt pleased tbe earl bo
much that he gave the castle mead-
own, where the duel or the bulls began, for a common to the batchers of
the town, after the first grass was
mowed, on condition tbat they should
find a mad bull the day six weeks he-
fore Chrlstnius day tor the contlnu
mice of that sport forever.-London
Fine Crops.
."Do you mltw anything worth while
In yonr garden?" said tbe visitor from
the city.
••I should say so," answered Mr.
Crosslots "it's the best plsce for Ashing worms lu the entire village."
woman whose work In producing them
and* their wonderfully artistic design
put ber at once Into»the front rank
along witb tbe foremost artists of
America. The doors were presented to
tbe naval academy-by Colonel Bobert
Means Thompson.
Plain Talk.
"1 think she's double faced."
"Oh, don't say thatl  One (ace like
hers is bud- enough!''-Comlo Cuts,
No Pictures In Dining Room.
It seenis to he the fashion these days
to leave pictures entirely out of the
question, wheu it comes to decorating a
dining room.
Certainly it is a great relief that one-
does not bave to contemplate while-
dining a trio of defunct ducks, even If
tbelr plumage leaves nothing to be desired In the color line, and the dish of
impossible fruit absolutely Brobdlg-
nr.ginii. with Its ornate frame, mny In-
snid to hare departed this life, as well
sb the ducks.
But something must go on the walls,
at least unless 'panel papers are used*
nnd a plate rack. For tbe latter, aw
well as for the usual hujlt-ln mantel,
witb Its side doors and shelves, the old
blue china Is the best choice. Witlt-
a few steins and some plates there-
should be enough to give the effect of
decoration without overcrowding.
Cream voile makes pretty curtains
for such a room, banging straight
over inner curtains of figured madras,
brass rods at top and a deep hem with
an insertion of filet lace set In above-
tbe hem,
Wbere a dining, room Is too light
there may be the effect of decorating*
given by having sash curtains of madras, with brass rods top and bottom,
and .inner straight ones of brown linen,,, with a box plaited frill of the same-
at the top, sill length, and with all the-
edges Hnlshed with a galloon of brown
with a little gold In It.
Indeed, It is largely the walls and
the hangings thnt decorate the dluln-r
room. 80 many papers come uow that
give "picture" effects snd the lovely
art shades ln madras, with tbe stylish
ecru net for sash curtains, that the
room assumes a charming aspect without tbe selecting and banging of pictures of any sort.
Foreign Servants,
"Living as'l do In the country where-
'green' Poles, Finns and Swedes aie
the most obtainable as maids, I have
come to make for myself a few rule*
which bridge over the time between
the arrival of the 'raw material' and
the turning out of the finished product" explains a woman who has hud
success wltb servants. "One trouble-
Is u method of Imparting a knowledge
of cooking so that it shall be remembered and tbe same recipe will not
need to be demonstrated more than
once. I provide tbe maid wltb a blank
book and pencil, and as I explain 11
recipe by tbe use of the articles themselves the pupil writes a description
In the book, with an English beading,
but with the ingredients and their proportion written In her own language.
When Inter 1 call for, say, glngerbreaiL
It Is easy for her to look It up ln the*
Improvised cookbook.
"I do tbe same with- any little thing;
! wish Impressed on tbe mind. The*
simplest words are always the best
and sometimes when I am badly stuck
I And thut a German word will Btrlke
home, though It Is said the Scandinavian and German tongues nre very different Of course routine Is everything, though they continue to get so
methodical tbut they insist on coming
in and sweeping one's bedroom orr
sweeping day even wben one is III In
lied. Nevertheless this simplifies matters greatly In getting along witb a
non-English' speaking girl.
"Let us always remember that good
plain English Ib as Intelligible to tli:'
foreigner as tbe garbled stuff wc usually consider more adaptable to her b>
Wring a cloth from vinegar and
wrap It severnl thicknesses around
cheese-to keep it from molding or. dip
-           -1
is the best remedy 1
known   for  sunburn, ■
heat rashes, eczema, 1
sore feet, stings ana 1
blisters.   A skin food! ■
ill DruntsU end Stens.-Uc.      H
The Tarantula Is the One Most te Be
- Dreaded.
Excepting only the tarantula, the
crawling insects of the tropics are not
really dangerous, though they are
more than unpleasant, sufficiently so
to make every oue wary, aud au lu-
. stlnotive watchfulness becomes after
a time habitual. It Is only a- matter of
being careful and dangerous stings can
be avoided. The sting of a scorpion Is
sharp and painful, itapld swelling
■follows till a great lump Is formed at
\ ,nd about tbe wound, tbe glands often
become swollen aud painful, and the
tongue swells so tbat speech may be-
' come difficult. The pain lasts from
two to twenty-four hours, usually
about a day, aud it is exceptional If
any serious effects follow.
The ceutlped attacks by burying
Its sharp feet ln tbe flesh aud then
biting with its Jaws, Inflicting deep
wounds. Often it goes on crawling
rapidly over the flesh, puncturing- It
with burning, needlelike feet biting
continually, Its jaws buried deep in
the flesh with rigorous rapidity. This
Is a serious affliction. Tbe sores, like
burning blisters, are open for days,
and where a centlped has walked and
bitten the flesh a livid sore develops,
leaving a deep scar witness to the
pain Inflicted. Sometimes even gangrene may set In, and then death Is
apt to follow ln a few days. Thus a
wound from a centlped unattended
easily becomes serious. The centipede back Is ao smooth and Its muscles so Bupple that to check it under
one's clothing requires fortitude wblch
could press a redbot Iron ugainst the
naked flesh. Relax tbe band for an
instant and the centlped slips nway
to continue Its course over the body.
Tbe result Is not easily described. The
screams of a persou so attacked attest
the pafn, and we dread the cetitlpeds.
1 have seen them lu tbe Jungles over
a foot long and about tbree Inches
broad. Usually tbey are less than hull'
this size, and fortunately their attacks
are rare. Tbere are smaller ceutl-
peds, and bad enough It Is to be bitten by tbem, but It Is the big fellows
In tbe woods which we dread.
Of all tbe Insects wbleb crawl about
In the tropics tbe tarantula Is most to
be dreaded. It sinks Its fanglike Jawa
deep ln the flesh, and a poison which
oozes out nround tbem Is carried Into
tbe wound. Tbe soft body of tbe
spider permits It to be easily killed,
and if there Is a way open for escape
the tarantula will take it perhaps not
biting at all. One bite it gives, seldom
more, and this is sufficient Days of
suffering must be endured, and death
may occur. Violent swelling follows
the bite of a tarantula and afflicts all
that part of tbe body, which has been
bitten, i At times the flesh becomes
.discolored, and with tbe intense pain
a form of paralyais develops whicb
may result ln death. It, however, tbe
person bitten Is enjoying fair health
no evU effects result, but where the
blood Is In poor condition, tbe henrt
weak or otber organic troubles are
present tben stings or bites from
creeping Insects, not only tarantulas,
but all of tbem, are apt to be fatal.
Natural!; one crawl; out from under
the tolda with feelings of trepidation
and usually finds tbat some creeping
tblng haa made the outer folds of the
tolda a resting place for tbe night-
Forest and Stream.
It Is Among the Very Oldest of the
Vegetable Products.
The particular species of crocus tbat
bas from time immemorial been cultivated for its dried stigmas! a product
known under the name of saffron. Is
Crocus sativus, which Is wild from
Italv to Kurdistan, Saffron may be
reckoned among the very oldest of
vegetable products, being alluded to In
tbe Slung nf Solomon among otber
spices of Lebanon. Tbe name crocus
is Chaldean or' Greek end was Urst
used by TlieophriiHlus of Eresus about
3fiO B. C, and thut It waa a well
known and admired flower in Greece
soon afterward Is shown by Sophocles,
who mentions tbe "crocus of golden
beam" In his "Cedlpus at Colonos."
The word siiffroii seems to be a corruption of the Arabic name "al nihafa-
run," nnd the product itself was flrst
Imported Into England as a spire or
condiment, Itehig also used as a color
or dye for silks and other fabrics of
the eaatern looms.
At a Inter date, exactly wben Is uot
known, the plant Itself was cultivated
In England, more especially In Esses,
in which county the name of Saffron
Wulden remains In evidence of the
fact. Again, we have In London Saffron hill, which formerly wns a Bite
Included In the bishop of Ely's garden
nt Holborn, once fnmons for its snf-
fron beds ns well ns for Its strawberries. Today, however, saffron la but
Utile used.-London Chronicle.
Eskimo Graves of Stones. .,
To tbe Eskimo mind everything animate or Inanimate possesses a soul.
Thus ln their graves we found tbey
Invariably placed every cherished possession, that their spirits might serve
the departed spirit In tbe same capacities in the life to come. There Is
little room for burial beneath the
scanty earth ln Labrador, even If the
frost would permit. So tbe grave consists of upright stones, wltb long flat
ones laid across. These uot only serve
to keep the wolves from the body, but
wide chinks also afford tbe spirits free
passage lu and out-Wilfred T. Ureu-
fell In Century.
Uncle Sam's Human Hinges.
In otber cities tbe doors of public
buildings are Bet un springs and slap
to and fro as the visitor .wills, but ln
Washington it appears necessary to
have a special man to open aud close
the doors—bniniin hinges, as It were—
110 undignified bunging or doors tbere.
This custom has died out lu otber
places, but tbere are iiiuny veteran negroes In Washington who have seen
yenrs of sucb service for the government. Tbey have a stately way of
performing tbls otiiee. which gives a
door an official and unofficial swing.—
Joe Mitchell Chappie lu Nuttunul Magazine.
A Mystery to Father. -
"So your duugbier bus gone to Europe, after all?"
"Yaas," drawled Fanner Hnyseed;
"she's been daffy t' go ever sence she
left skule. These h»re feinule girl
colleges dew put Ideas Itilew women's
heads. Her uiiiw un' me never could
■calc'late wby she wns so set f go t'
Yurrup. Sho duu't know a soul thar."
If you want to keep your children
rosy, healthy and,full of life during
the hot weather months give them an
occasional dose of Baby's Own Tablets. This medicine prevents deadly
summer complaints by cleansing the
stomach and bowels; or it cures the
trouble promptly if it conws on unexpectedly.
The mother who keeps this medicine on hand may feel as safe as if
shf had a doctor in the home. Mrs.
C. C. Roe, Georgetown, Ont., says:—
"I can heartily recommend Baby's
Own Tablets as a great help to baby
during the hot summer months. I
have used them for summer troubles
and am much pleased with the result." Sold by medicine dealers or
by mail at 25c. a box from the Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,
Satisfy the Cravings of the Children
For Sweets.
Children may eat too much sugar,
nnd Ibey may also stay too long In
their bathtub, or In the creek when
they go In swimming, or get tanned or
a headache from pluylng too long In
the sun. or chilled hy staying too long
In the open air, but Is thjtt any sound
rensnn why they should be deprived of
aweets. sunlight, baths and fresh air
or discouraged front Indulging In
All thnt Is needed, says Dr. Woods
Hutchinson In Success Magazine, is a
little common sense regulation and Judicious supervision, not prohibition or
denunciation. Most of the extraordinary craving for pure sugar and candy, which ia supposed to lend the
average child to Inevitably "founder
himself" If left to his own sweet will
nnd a box of candy, la due to a stute
nf artificial and abnormal sugar starvation, produced by an insufficient
amount nf this invaluable food In Its
regular diet
Children who are given plenty of
sugar on (heir mush, bread and butter and puddings, a regular allowance
of enke and plenty of sweet fruits are
nlmost free from this craze for candy,
this tendency to gorge themselves to
surfeit, and can usually be trusted
with both tbe candy box and tbe sugar
Parker House Rolls.
Materlals.-'l'hree tahlespoonfuls of
butter, one leaHpoonful or salt, oue-balf
cupful of lukewarm water, one yeast
rake, two cnpfula of new milk, one tablespoonful of sugar, two egg whites
and six cupfuls or Hour.
Way of I'repurlng.-Scald tbe milk
and add to It the sugar, salt and butter. Let stand until lukewarm, then
iidtLthroe cupfuls uf Sour and bent for
Ave minutes. Add tha dissolved yeast
and let stand until It Is a very Ugbt.
frothy muss, then add the egg whites,
beaten to a stiff froth, and tbe remaining flour. Let rise again until it is
twite Its original hulk, place on your
molding board, knead lightly and then
roll .into a sheet half an Inch thick.
Take a large biscuit cutter and cut tbe
dougb Into rounds. Brasb wltb melted
butter, fold over and press tbe edges
together. Place In a buttered pan one
Inch apart Let rise until very light
aud bake ln a hoi oven fifteen minutes.
A Duck of a Man.
Ellen Terry and Mr. Balfour met for
tbe flrst time al the table of Henry
W. Lucy In Londou. During the ensuing conversation Miss Terry remained strangely silent Presently
Ibe Unionist leader bad to lenve for
Ihe bouse of commons, and Ellen
Terry nt lust found her tongue. Her
bust was relieved to find thai she had
not been bored. Bringing her closed
hand down on the table, she exclaimed
with a glance toward the door through
Whlcb Mr. Balfour had passed, "I
think that's a duck of a man!"
"I spppoae you are glad to be free
Tbe ex-convict sldeBtepped a trolley
car, dodged an auto nnd looked uerv-
ously toward a clanging ambulance.
"Oh, of course, of course," he said.
•'But let me tell you a man in prison
feels mighty snfe."-Phlladelpbla Ledger.
\ Drawback.
ocean trip was pretty nice, I
"Oh, yes."
icebergs and sucb things, eh?"
but 1
missed the billboards, 1
can tel
"-Washington Herald.
Caution Extraordinary.
"You bave a night key?"
"Of courae," answered Mr. Meekton,
"only I'm so careless that Henrl-eita
keeps It locked np In Ibe safety deposit so that 1 won't lose lt"-WaBh-
lugton Star. "—■
"Am I the flrst girl ynu ever kissed?"
"You a re-1 swear It!"
"1 accept your apology."—Cleveland
The Cynic on Surgery
"Father," said little Rollo, "what is
"My son," answered the cynical parent, "appendicitis is. something that
enables a good doctor to onen up a
man's anatomy and remove his entire
lunik account."—Richmond Evening
No man or woman should hobble
painfully about because of corns when
so certain a relief is at hand as Hol-
loway's Corn Cure.
Amended Since
"When you started on your political
coreer you made numerous excellent
resolutions." "Yes," answered Senator Sorghum, pensively; "but I have
tacked-.on a great many amendments
since then."—Washington Star.
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
A good word is nn easv obligation;
but not to speak ill requires onlv our
silence, which costs us nothing.—Til-
Wilson's Fly Pads, the best of all
flv killers, kill both the flies and the
disease germs.
A Champion of the Cause
Friend—"Why do you encourage
these woman's suffrage meetings?
Surely you don't approve of them?"
Husband—"Approve? with all my
henrt! I can come home as late as
I like now without finding mv wife at
home to ask questions."—Fliegende
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An Embryo Statesman*
"Yes. napa."
"What's this T hear? You say you
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"Papo," replied the statesman's
little hoy, "if you heard anything like
that, I hnve bo<m misquoted."—Kansas City Journal.
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A little girl was greatly interested
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around the fruit trees, nn.id asked a
great many questions. Some weeks
Inter, when in the city with her
mother, she noticed a. gentleman with
o mourning band around his loft
"Mamma." she asknd. "What's to
keep them from crawling up his other
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Tommy—"Honest, ma, I haven't
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Mrs. Knioijer—"I know you've been
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York Sun.
Objectionable Types
"Why is it nobody likes Smith?"
"Oh, he's "one of these 'I told you so'
fellows." "How about Jones?" "He's
worse yet. He's one of the. 'I could
have told you if I'd wanted to'
W. N.  U., No. 766.
How Sergeant Mullahs Won His Decoration In Afghanistan.
Twenty-nine yeare ago occurred one
of the most tragic episodes in the history of the British army. The Afghans
hod commenced what they termed a
"Holy War," and 20,000 of them
marched on Kandahar, then' in possession of the British. General Burrows, who was posted in a strongly
fortified camp about forty miles from
Kandahar, decided to try to stop their
progress; but the odds were too great.
He had only one brigade with him—
just over 1,000 strong—which was
overwhelmed. A frightful massacre
ensued, and nearly the whole of the
British force was annihilated.
A few survivors of this terrible disaster fled towards Kandahar, amongst
them being a number of the Royal
Horse Artillery, hut for whose bravery
not o single man of Burrows' army
wouli' have escaped. Many were the
gallant deeds performed by these few
survivors, hut amongst them all stand
out the deeds, of Sergeant Patrick
Mullane. Seeing one of the drivers
full from a horse attached to the gun
which held the Afghans in check, he
rushed back and, springing from, his
horse, placed the wounded driver on
the limber, to which he secured him.
Then, mounting the horse of the team,
and with the wild Afghans upon him,
he steadily drove off. By his daring
and pluck he not only saved the
driver's life but those of all under
his command.
Nor wna this the only brave feat
which Sergeant Mullane performed
during that terrible retreat to Kandahar. Many of the wounded died
for the want of a little water to
moisten their parched throats, while
strong men fell down exhausted. The
inhabitants of the villages through
which they passed came out in force,
and cut off any stragglers tempted to
leave the ranks to quench their thirst.
Nevertheless, Sergeant Mullane daringly entered one of the villages, the
inhabitants of which were bitterly
hostile, and managed to secure a
plentiful supply. For these acts he
was awarded the Victoria Cross.
Gunner James Colliss, also of the
Royal Horse Artillery, and belonging
to Sergeant Mullnne's- party, was
awarded the V.C. for his pluck on
that tragic day. He was as full of
humor as if on the barrack-field at
Woolwich, cheering the wounded,
procuring them wafer when practicable, and binding their wounds. There
was still something greater to .be done.
A defile was reached in the wretched
road and all became blocked. The
Afghans were upon them. The gun
vith the wounded was in the rea'
The enemy closed and opened fire,
point-blank, on the maimed men.
Colliss, in order to draw the fire off
the wounded, dashed obliquely towards the Alghans, carbine in hand.
They immediately directed their fire
upon him, and he replied. Not a
bullet touched, though hundreds were
fired at him. The gun moved on and
the wounded were saved.
Tramping Through South Africa.
Amongst the venturesome women
who have vied with men in the penetration of wild, unknown regions, Miss
Charlotte Mansfield, who is at present tramping from the Cape to Cairo,
ranks as one of the most daring. Furthermore, she is a brilliant authoress,
and the short story she has written
for the July number of The Grand
Magazine" is remarkable alike for
its dramatic intensity and its skillful
character-drawing.; The story may be
fact, it may be fiction. That is Miss
Mansfield's secret, In any case, it
is a masterpiece.
Miss Mansfield, who expects to cover something like .10,000 miles before
she returns to London, has gone out
merely to see Africa and write of it
from a woman's point of view. "We
should know," she said, prior to starting, "more of the prospects that present themselves for English girls who
desire to emigrate," and she hopes to
write two books about her journey
when she returns. She regards the
trip as a hoilduy, and it has no terrors for her. For protection she has
merely taken with her an army pistol.
Whipping M.P.'s.
The urgency of a summons to Westminster issued by the Government
Whip is indicated by the number of
lineB which underscore the opening
word, Important. A one-line-Govern-
ment whip means, "You ought to
come"; a two-line whip, "You should
come"; a three-line whip, "You must
come"; and a four-line whip, "Come,
or there will be a smash-up of the
Government, and a General Election."
Briefly put, the duty ol the Chiel
Whip of the Government is to see thot
his party has always sufficient members in the House not to lose a division; the duty ol the Opposition Whip
to try to snatch a victory. The Chief
Government Whip fills an office in
the Administration styled "Potronugo
Secretary to the Treasury," in which
there are no duties to be discharged,
but to wliich the substantial salary
of $10,000 per annum is attached. Opposition Whips receive no financial recompense from the Btate.
No Fear of Annexation.
Eorl Grey, speaking in London nt
the Dominion Day banquet, said:
"There are some who fear that the
lnrge American immigration may
stimulate a desile by some people in
Canada to be incorporated with the
United States. We nre told by tho
newspapers thot 80,000 Americans,
with 80,000,000 dollars of capital, havo
.come to enricli the Dominion of Can-
ndn. We are glad to receive them all.
Next year there will probably be a
stilj greater number, and if this year's
harvest prove? vs feitile os those that
linve preceded it, we will be able to
welcome many more."
A Lady Churchwarden.
Miss I.etithu! has consented to serve
ns rector's churchwarden at Bcssels-
leigh, Berks, England, In succession
to her brother, who succeeded his
father in the ofllce, Tlio owner of the
Besselsleigh estate 1ms been one of
the churchwardens of this parish for
160 years. The Lcnthals are direct
descendants of Win. Lenthnl, 8penker
of the Long Parliament, and it wbb he
who purcnns"d Rcsst'lr-lelgh Muuor
from the l'etliplecea.
Wyllle Assassination   Recalls   Othn
Famous Outrages.
The sensational murder of Sir Wil.
liam Curzon Wyllie, the political
A.D.C. to the Secretary for India, al
the Imperial Institute, recoils the
tragic death, thirty-seven years ago,
of Lord Mayo, father of the present
holder of the title, who, while acting
as Governor-General of India, was
killed by a convict named Shere Ali.
Lord Mayo had gone to the Andaman Islands to examine for himseli
the convict station there, which was
said to be in a condition of disorder.
The inspection over. Lord Mayo had
reached the pier on his way to re-
embark on the man-of-war Glasgow,
when Ali, who was allowed to be at
liberty owing to his good conduct,
broke through the guard, under covet
of the darkness, and stabbed the
viceroy twice in the back.
The assassination of Lord Lytton
was attempted while he was acting as
viceroy of India in 1878*; but it is
doubtful if any murder for political
motives has staggered England so
much as the assassination of Lord
Frederick Cavendish, Chief Secretary
for Ireland, and the Under Secretary,
Mr. Burke, in Phoenix Park, twenty-
seven years ago. These two officials
were murdered in broad daylight,
under Lord Cavendish's windows in
Phoenix Park, the weapons used being amputating knives imported for
the purpose.
There were four assassins, who
drove rapidly away, and no oner not
even those who sow the deed from n
distance, knew what had been done.
Ultimately, however, an informer-
James Carey—waa secured, nnd he
furnished all the necessary names
and information Twenty-five persons
were implicated and subsequently
arraigned, five being hanged and the
others sentenced to long terms of imprisonment. Carey soiled Ior South
Africa, but was murdered on board
Mention of the attempted murder
of Lord Lytton recalls the fact that
in 1843 the late Sir Robert Peel, then
Prime Minister, had a narrow escape
from assassination. A man named
Macnaughten was under an insane de-
iusion that Sir Robert hod injured
him, and, mistaking Mr. Drummond,
Sir Robert Peel's private secretary,
for the Prime Minister, shot Mr.
Drummond dead with a pistol.
Thirty-one yeara previously Mr.
Spencer Perceval, then Prime Minister, was shot dead while passing
the lobby of the House by a man
named Belliqgham, who was afterwards hanged. There is nothing,
however, to compare with the red
record of Russia. Exactly how many
Government officials have been murdered it is almost impossible to say.
We recall the name, however, of M.
Bobrikoff, Governor-General of Fin-
land, who was assassinated in June,
1904, while the following month M.
von Plehve, Minister of the Interior
of Russia, was also killed.
A Palace on a Blotter.
Few are aware that the design of
the Crystal Palace was first drawn on
a sheet of blotting paper. One June
morning, at Derby, Mr. (afterwords
Sir) Joseph Puxton took his place, as
chairman of the Way and Works committee of the Midland ltuilway, to try
a poiiit-aniaii woo nuu iiiiled in his
duty. In front of the chairman was
spread a large blank piece of blotting
paper, and on this Mr. Paxton scribbled assiduously as, one after the other, the witnesses delivered their evidence.
At the end, one of his colleagues
turned to Puxton and said:
"As you seem to have noted down
the whole evidence, we will take the
decision from you."
"The truth is," Paxton whispered,
"I know all about this affair already,
having accidentally learned every particular last night. This," he added,
as he held up the blotting paper, "is
not a draft of the pointsman's cuse,
but u design for thut great Industrial Exhibition building to be erected
(18S1) in Hyde Park."
Eventually, as most people know,
this became the Palace of Glass ut
Sydenham, ^
In "Silly Sussex."
We came to Trcylord Church, outside the village . , . being somewhat exhausted nnd thirsty we sought
a cottage and asked a woman if she
would make ns some leu.
"No, that I can't," she Baid.
"But we are willing to puy for it,"
declared  my companion.
"I couldn't maku it ii you wns to
pay Ior it," said the woman. "1 haven't any tea."
"Well, 1 have some tea in my pack,
ond I'm willing to pay you Ior the
hot water.'
"I couldn't do it il you wns to pay
me Ior the hot water. I shan't have
no milk till live o'clock."
"We nre willing to drink the tea
without milk," said my companion.
"I can't make it even il you havo
it 1*1111001 milk.   1 ain't got no fire!"
What Chevalier Overheard.
Albert Chevalier, the comedian, tells
of an amusing conversation he overheard in the old Lyceum Theatre, London. He wus sitting in the stalls, enjoying one ol Sir Henry Irving's famous scenes, when he became conscious of on unusual amount of wins-
perlng proceeding from his left. The
interrupters were two stylishly-dressed
young ladies. "Quite too nice, isn't
he?" said one, referring to Sir Henry.
"Oh, quite more than too nice!" nn-
swered her companion.• "Only doesn't
it strike you— a little weakness in the
knees'-" "Weakness!" retorted her
friend, "My dear girl, thut his
A Voice From the Godi.
The late Sir Henry Irving was piny-
inp "Mi\cbeth," end the great actor
had reached the pluce where Macbeth
orders llanquo's ghost to leuve the
banquet board.
"Hence, horrible shadow — unreal
mockery, hence!" snid Irving, in his
most tragic tones, and with a convulsive shudder lie »ank to the ground,
drawing his robe about his face.
On Uunnuo withdrawing, a voice
came from high up in Hip gallery:
"It's nil richt now, Sir 'Knery; '»'a
jmne,"—Impfeeaiouj ui Si." Henry
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"Your tickets were complimentary
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A Patriot
National and local characteristics
come out oddly enough at school examinations. A sub-inspector, hearing
a class of London-Irish boys repeat
Macaulay's "Horatius," inquired
where three soldiers *ould be likely
nowadays to hold a bridge against a
whole army.
"Would three Englishmen, for example?" he said.
"No sir!" said the class.
"Would three Scotsmen?"
They again disBented.
"Would three Irishmen?"
"Please, sir," shouted an excitable
little fellow, "one Irishman would do
The microscope in the hands of experts employed by the United States
Government has revealed the fact that
a house fly sometimes carries th-jtis
ands of disease germs attached to Its
hairy body. The continuous use of
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"Old Moneybags is afraid that
prince lie bought for his daughter is
a bogus one. "Why so?" "When it
come to settling up, lie asked for the
prince's debts, and tho fellow told
him he hadn't any."—Baltimore
The cheapness ol Mother Graves'
Worm Exterminator puts it within
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Why Gold Bricks Sell
"De man dot answers a gold brick
circular," said Uncle Ebon, "makes do
old mistake. Instead o' tcllln' Satan
to git behind 'Im, he thinks he kin
git ahead o' Satan."—Washington
An Oil That is Prized Everywhere.
—Dr. Thomas' Eclcctric Oil wns put
upon the market without any flourish
over tlurty years ago. It was put up
to meet the wonts of a small section,
but us soon ns its merits became
known it had a whole continent for a
field, and it is now known and prized
throughout this hemisphere. There is
nothing equnl to it.
Four old Scotchmen, the remnant of
a club formed some fifty yenrs ago,
were sealed nround the table in the
club room. It wns 6 a.m. nnd lloiigol
looked across at Donald and snid in a
thick, sleepy voice:
"Donald, d'ye notice what nn nwfu'
peculiar expression is on Jock's
"Aye," snys Donnld, "I notice that;
he's deead! He's been deead these
four hours."
"What? Dead! Why did you no tell
"All, no—no—no," snid Donald,
"A'm no that kind n' mnn to disturb
a convivial evening."—Tit-Bits. THE   REPORTER,   NEW   MICHEL,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
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Football Match To-day
The football club has eiicceeiieij in getting a special train to run from Franij to
Michel and retnrn Saturday, on the occasion of the liuiil football game between
Frank nud Coleman. It ia probuble
there will be a big crowd from this end
in attendance—Frank Taper.
The Court of Revision for voters'
list closes on October 4. Every
(jualilied male should see that his
name is on the list.
By special airangemen|
We are able to include
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and Empire
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from now to Jan. 1, 1911
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their denomination.
In and Around Town
Locals are decidedly scarce this weelt.
Geo, Somerton has returned Irom Seattle. '
C. P. R. workmen are still busy at the
Jules Hurol of Hosmer was hero on
R. J. Black o( Fernie was here on
T. B. Baker left for the coast the beginning of the week, on bis holidays.
General manger AVilkie of the Imperial
Bank, along with the Inspector were here
this week;.
Candidates are cropping up thick for
political honors, po less than four being
already in sight,
"Tho Cyclone Kid" got a bad licking
from Burrows at Frank on Monday. The
police had to interfere.
Dr. T. A. Wilson who wos elected by
the Miners' Union for ..the position of
physician, arrived here this week.
R. L Geddes of the Imperial Bank, ia
leaving for Cranbrook in the morning to
take a position in the bonk there.
The E. V.Holding Co. have branched
out as far as Fussbnrg, Alta., and are
figuring on a hotel at that point.
S. llerebimer, mayor of Fernie, oc-
coiqpauicd by bis private secretary H. S.
Barnwell, were here on Sunday on a political mission.
Geo. Dorenbechor, proprietor of the
Crow's Nest Cigar Factqry, Fernie, [waa
here on Wednesday, and increased his
advertising space.
V, Kistler, district freight agent from
Grand Forks and G. Hermans, travelling
passenger and freight agent, from Helena
Monl., of the Great Northern railway,
were here on Thursday.
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Wo have been shipping stock for thirty
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ure acknowledged by experienced fruit
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West Didsbnry, Mass.— At the convention hero to-day
Three hundred or more members of the later reign of the
Apo3tlic church or Triune iramerisionists as they prefer to be
called, assembled from all parts (if New England; and even
from Virginia; to-day in their little chapel here awaiting
millehium, which they promised would come to-day. Singing hymns, repeating praises, enthusiastic worshippers
watched for "signs" but beyond occasional gathering clouds
wheh followed ruin last night; there was no phenomena to
inidicate the coming of tbo Great Day.
Livery, Dray and Transfer
Bus leaves 7.40 a. m., 1,40 p. in., and 6.40 p. m.
Returns on arrival of trains
GEO. FISHER, Proprietor
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This hotel,-situated at Crow's
Nest, about eight miles from
Michel, is just  the   place to
spend a week end and enjoy
yourself. Good boating, bathing, fishing and big   menagerie and miiseum.   Fine place
to go to, to get away from the
daily grind.   Leave on Satur:
day   evening's  express  and
back Monday morning ln time
for business.
Reasonab]e charges.
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NEW MICHEL, 10,-15 a. in., in room
over Somerton Bro's store.
MICHEL, Sunday School, 2.30 p. m.
Evening service, at 7.80. Band ol
Hope ever5* Monday at 7.30 p. m.
Rev. S. T. Chouowetli, Pastor.
The pasfor and officials extend a cordial
invitation to you to attend these services.
Services—3rd Sunday  in   tiie   month,
Holy Communion, 1( a. in,
Evensong, jj.30 p.   m.
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MICHEL, B. C. ijuf:
Sunday:    Low Mass, 8 a.  m.; High
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Mrs. G, Ilcnncssy and daughter left
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uessy will return [in ahout a month.
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Seattle, Septembea ,25—A crowded Wiillingford ayenu
citr bound for exposition grounds jumped at KourEeentl
avenue and East Fortietli Street, block from fair ground'
entrance; crashed into a building about noon. Forty injure*
one perhaps fatally. The seriously hurt roro taken ^.to th
emergency hospital fair grounds.


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