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Agrarian Question is Discussed in the House and  Solution
of Troubles Proposed    Peasant (Sympathisers
Abstain From Voting on Address
to the Country.
C. P. R. Ships Break Records
London,   July   19.���The   Times'   St.
sburg correspondent says:    The
temper of the court and government
|g markedly reactionary  and the dismissal of parliament and the declaration of dictatorship   are    being   dis-
, i--. .1  seriously.
St. Petersburg, July 20, 3 a. in.���Aa
ess to the country, setting forth
ttitude of parliament    on    the
ian   question   and   the  delay   In
loption  of the  solution  of  the
. :::,   wa.-__ adppti d   by  the  lows r
o ise al  2 o'clock this morning, : il
i  aasculate I E irm, with
ned  to minimize the  n ���
tures e  document
eai to the people agi insl  I  ���   -
il   ind to sh
a note ,of pacificatis n in which the
peasantry were exhorted to refrain
from excesses and violence and to
await  parliami atai -   decision.
The rote was taken at the close of
a twelve-hour Bitting, In which it
��� ��� oed probabh thai the addn bs
would be reject! en ��� I;r bj the combined votes ol tbe righ.1 and lefl
v. Ings of thi ���       lm I the centre
i i ' ���      t - ;        the ab-
Of ip of 1 ���   hizi   -
.i eaa ire.
Thi 124 voti       f c m-
:  i     ��� he    a l-
��� --.
Losses in  Provinces Are Cc -   .    :     '    '^^   Retorted   to   Have   3een
le-tenths cf the Estates Are Slight in Soccorro���Panic Is
Destroyed. ��� Ncw   0ver-
Montreal, July 19.���The Canadian Pacific royal
mail steamship Empress of Britain, from Moville,
Ireland, 1:40 p. m., July 13, with mails, arrived at
Rimouski, via Cape Race, at 3:50 this morning.
After landing the mails she sailed for Quebec at 5:30
a. m., at which port she arrived this afternoon. She
encountered head winds and fog all the way across.
Adding five hours to apparent time, she made the run
from Moville to Rimouski in five days, nineteen hours
and twenty minutes. This is the fastest time yet
made from Moville to Rimouski via the southern
The royal mail steamship Empress of Ireland of
the Canadian Pacific Railway Company's mail lines,
which sailed from Rimouski at 9:40 a. m. last Friday,
July 13, with mails, arrived at Moville, Ireland, via
Cape Race (southern route) at 11:20 a.'m. today,
making the run in live days, twenty hours and forty
minutes, thus breaking the record westward over
this course.
This is the maiden voyage of the Empress of
The previous record via Cape Race eastward v, as
that of the turbiner Virginian-five days, twenty-
three hours and twenty-eight minutes.
Court of Inquiry Decides That jThere  Was  no   Looting  of
Kraals and That the Shooting of the Pri
soners  Was   Absolutely
Pietermaritzburg, July 19.���The gov-
ernmenl of Natal has published a letter from the Bishop of Zululand, alleging that Col. Royston's column,
early in July, looted kraals and carried off stock belonging to loyal natives, robbed loyal Africans of their
clothes nml money and tore the
clothes off women.
The bishop adds that certain natives
found til a siding were brought into
camp July 5 and shot and their bo lies
���own into the Donga to rot.
The  bishop  characterizes the con-
I ict   of  the  column   as   a   aeep   dis-
;    Engl md.
��� a appointed a - ��url of
inquiry n the i ih ��� 's complaint,
svhi   i       md   the   charge  of   roi
was noi proven, and that five native
prisoners were shol while they were
trying to escape, but the court held
the shooting justifiable.
Petitions Dismissed.
Halifax. July lit.���The Dominion
election | etition against YV. Itoehe and
M. Carney, Liberal members of tlie
House of Commons for Halifax, has
bs n dismissed. Wholesale corruption
was charged.
Stabbed   by   Italians.
Owen Sound, Ont., July 19.���Frank
and Tho'.mu Calvin, two Owen Sound
:. en,   were seriously stabbed by Ital-
. :    orers yesterday as a result of
a   lis gre iment.
C   G. Rogers Visits New Westminster   Faction   Leaders   Shot   From  Ambush
and  is Shown  Some Eicj and   Whole  Country   Ris-s
Toothoicks. in Arms.
M  - "-v.-,  July   19.- A
n thi
i,   .'-
i place, hi .
.    '��� -   lev-
n,     le di -     the       ses In
,'inces as
erless 1      opi   with the
, whoare ilng in      - ���    . ,
ng     practically
Not  : le-tehtTi
' pars i.   Thi
thi n llords
'������    a ���    :
ict 1     gree to    i    h
m worn   i,
- i i  vlara, R issia, Julj  19.    1 hi
tews   from   Syzran   is
ams   ���   uildings md treasury are
flre and the panii stri      n 1
h   .������ si i. tl  refuge in the
rounding fields and forests.
St.  !'��� :��� rsburg,  July   19. - No do il I
i   entertained  hen- that     n
s  ���" " revolutio      -   deni-
��� nstration.
St. Peti rsbu g, Jul;  19     :'i re i
'" ' "ia;. attacke 1 a cashier on board
i railway train between Rostovon Don
and    Vorinzh    and    secured     12,500
ll les.
For   Saving   Life.
Bi ston, July  19.���The   offi ������ -      in '
i ; _ the    Leylond  line  freighl
;' istonian   we      tod
i   with  meda s and gold at the
��� ���   of  commerce   as   a   reward
heroisi    dlspl yed    March   11   In
ring in -     a        teen
tie crew of        Phoi nix line    ���
British  King.
The B Itlsh King fo inden : at  se
ind  from  Xew Lork to Liverpool and about twentj  of her crew
ere drowned.   Rescuers have alreadj
o rewarded with medals from the
nane Si   lety of Liverpool.
-   .'    Fe, N. M��� July  l !.���L -
B S       rro   todaj
��� -, i ding   the
���    -        ���        re     een   exag-
1,  the ���
Ited to the 1    ing i over
- -������      dmni        'i !    -      :  -
- til din
a   substantia]  chara iter.    Tl e  actu I
damage all roun L Is
some unea     ���        n ml
however,     becoming     lighter     <
time, Indicating thai   the disturbance
Is sul sidl ig.    Pers lave   eft
in1      the earthq
lone  so on
hi ren or fi      l<        itions."
Sevi   il      ght tn      '���        curre 1 al
:,:.    .    No serious dam-
;��� ���        .        long the
Id  i..   as it is be-
the   wi   il tl .    e
.   sed,
A careful  search i f the lava fields
itheas ii ity has :.      i
.- ,   any new hi I springs or evi-
rolcani : ai tion.
The  sh icks - re sal I  to be caused
thi   -   les of i     i i- iiu masses ln
the  Magdaleni      id 9     orro i  ngi s,
; ig |    rei i nt  heavy tains.
Topeka, Kas., July 19.���Reports revived   at   the  general  office  of  the
Atchison,  Topeka   and  Santa  Fe  road
tell of the delay to traffic on account
of    the    New    Mexico    earthquakes.
- Boulders shaken down from the moun-
, q   sidea havi       rered  the railway
tracks  in   places  and   fully   flftj   c
loads   of   lava      i '��� ��� I i '1      tie     I
ith of San -vl in ial.
Five   Dead:   Two   Dying.
efleld, W. Va. July 19.���As a re
,���: expli sion In thi  Dixon mine
Huger, in the of the Tug
night,   Wallas e   Mitchi .   md
��� rs,  Ernesl    J< ae3,    ;'    aei
;.  and Roberi  Harris  (bro   ��� i   I
and John Gilmore are dead, and  Bill
i ,.  an l   Langdon   Whit   I le   will
I die from burns and shock.
Bloodhounds on Trail
of Kidnapped Child
Tacoma, July 19.���A large force of l
men is sl ill In .search of the little
Brittain boy who disappeared from
Toll Gale, Walla. Walla county. Evidence accumulates to show that instead of being devoured hy a cougar,
���he chihl was kidnaped by a sheep
With   the   aid   of   bloodhounds   his
tracks  have  been   found   at   intervals
for a long distance through the brush
and it is evident  he has been carried j
R  part  of the way.
For  a   lime  il   was  thought   Harry
Draper  and  his  bloodhounds  had  lo-j
cated the boy on the burned district
about four and one-half miles east
of Toll Gate, and a hundred men were
seen over the mountain to be at every
foot. The trail was lost, and. darkness coming on, search had to be abandoned for the night.
The bloodhounds were put on the
trail at daybreak this morning, and
the dogs could he heard baying in
the mountains three miles away.
Many of the mountaineers believe he
lias simply wandered away into the
mountains and perished of cold and
hunger, and scout the kidnaping theory.
Clifford Hartridge Receives All Papers
From   Lawyers  Who  Previously
Appeared for Murderer.
.  July   10.��� Pe     -  ;.
��� long   the
.   .    lately   t   resented
K. Thaw since the night    he
19   ini  . 1   Whiti   o .
a   M   !      i Sqn       roof garden.   To-
  -1 Oh      , of the firm
ol   Bla ik, Ole il . Gi Libs r  i:  Bonynge
ff    I W. Hartrid 51
-  pet   inal    ttorney, all the
pers he had in   he ci se with the exception of the  reports of the private
di   ���   i vi 3, which have  ueen made to
hilt'  slr.ee the alleged    murder    was
itted.   -\s a reason for retaining
the reports, Col. O 31 id there was
a question ni his mind as to whe hi
they belonged to '.''haw or to the person who paid for them. This action
by Judge Olcott undoubtedly will result in a dis-ai' -.1 of the writ issue 1 againsi his 'irm yesterday to
show cause why i: ��� papers in the
should nol bi relinquished to
Thaw's present Ci . el. Justice .Mac-
Lean, in fie - ��� court, todaj
he..id a'y.n.iii 1.is oii the application
of Thaw's counsel for an absolute
writ of prohil ition din cted against
he li - tit. and the July grand
1      to stop the     king of testimony
1    inst  ' out   the   pris im
.  0 Decision wa
served Mrs     ;    rj   Thaw,  after
, 1   :
mt 1    the   iff!   i       Mr. Har-
.:       :     er 1 mg afflda-
y of her life i
.;,. cai 1       N   '���  1 11      Mr 1.
Thaw   previously   had   made   such    1
enl   1 1   Mr.   Olcott.     Harl     ���
:    a Thaw    late today.     Al er-
.     is hi    -  ' I:        tarry  is   In   a
good   fran ��� id and apparei
glad thai bis legal affairs have    ��� 1 Q
Btraighf ms .1 1 il al last."
��� 0	
More Frightened Than Hurt.
New York. July T.I���A collision occurred tonight between the excursion
steamer Thomas Patton of the Patten
line and Perseus of the Iron Steamboat Company, the latter plying between New York and Coney Island.:
The vessels had about 1,500 persons
on board, and a wild panic ensued,
but no one was seriously Injured,
The passengers were taken off by
. 0 ���
Killed by Avalanche.
Martigny, Switzerland, July lit.���An
avalanche yesterday precipitated four
French tourists, names unknown, and
a Swiss guide iula. the torrent below
tiie   Blackhead   gorge      Two   Of     the
ri< nchmen and the guide were crui - -
ed and drowned,
They   Will   Shoot   Tomorrow   in   the
King's   Prize   Competition
at   Bisley.
i   ey   Camp,   July   19.���Only   five
���'   qualified   to   shoot   in
���    in i   sti ge  of  the   king's   prize
tomorrow.   They are Dillon. D   sdal
: irst, s: e Idon and  Smith.
The  ���' -    -    .... 0f the St. George's
itch at  500 an I 6
was shot for today.    The  first
prizi   Is a ch   '��� n ;e vase, dragon cup,
gold   cross   and   thirty   pounds.    The
second   prize   is   a   silver   cross   and
twenty ; ounds; third, a bronze cross
and twenty pounds;  fourth, N. R. A.
badge  and  ten   pounds.    There  is  a
total  of  two hundred  and  thirty-five
prizes, valued at 300 pounds.
At tii - 50 l-yard range the weather
aud wind conditions were favorable
and the Canadians made splendid
scares. They are as follows: Allen,
34; Blackburn, 34; Caven, :):',; Dillon,
34; Drysdale, 29; Forrest. 32; Gil-
li t, 26; Hugglns, 30; Hayhurst, :;i;
Kerr, 30; Pte. Leask, 2s; Piper Leask,
32; Sergt. Mortimer, 34; Sergt. Nichols, 33; Pte. Pinard, 27; Lieut. Sample,
33; Smith, 33; Skeddon. 34; Whlteley,
32; Yo ihill, 33; Mltche !. 33; Baylis,
In '' ��� titions so far the Can-
:    50  possibles and
I rt y ���  iu r s,
i- i   ri ���  j'    hi    wind
bs ��� 11   rang 3, m il
:    shooting    difficult.      The
Allen, 26;   Cave 1,
Huggins,   30;   Mortimer,  21;   9 1
23;  Sked lon, 29;  Mitchell, 32;  Black-
.   1. 24;   Forn st, 25;   Kerr, 29;   Pinard, 24;  Smith,    30;    Whlteley,    29;
.   1.  27;   Drysdale, 30;   Dillon. 27;
Gilchrist,   21;   Hayhurst,     30;     Pi] ���
3k,  31;   Smith,  30;   Skeddon,  28;
mhlU, 2s; Baylis, 2'..
With   the   wind     blowing    straight
across   the   ranges,   the   majority   of
the   Canadians  scored   poorly   in   the
;: perlal Tobacco match ,at 1,000
yards, tell shots each. The first
pi Ize is a silver trophy, valued at 52
pounds, 10 shillings, given by the
Imperial Tobacco Company Of Great
Britain and Ireland, added to which
is forty-nine other prizes, valued at
130 pounds, given by the National
Rifle Association. The Canadian
scores: Allele 42; Caven, 33; Dillon,
I; Gilchrist, 32; Hayhurst, 33; Black-
urn, 39; DryBdale, 82; Forrest. 34;
H iggins, 43; Kerr. 42: Private.Leask,
16; Mot timer. 26; Pinard, 38; Smith,
33; Whlteley, 27; .Mitchell, 32; Stuart.
27; Piper Leask, 38; Nichols. 26;
Semple, 28; Skeddon, 25; Youhill, 36;
Baylis, 26,
C. G. Ri - . eputy i ommi ���
of forestry in the Punjuab presidi n
India, svas in the city for a few 1; ys
this week, leaving yesterday morning
for Indian Head, Sask., where he will
i'isit the forestry station and expi I-
mental farm. Mr. Rogers Is an expi rt
in till that pertains to forestry mc -
. and has a deep knowledge of
standing   timber.     He   is   at   present.
... i trip, acting under in-' i
tions from the imperial service,
through Canada, England, France i n I
ny, and while visiting these
.its he will closely examine and
reporl upon the different qualities of
the ti   ber thai   c mes  under his In-
- ei tlon.
Whi e here Mr.  Rogers was , Hi     I
... i   tl     inti   ���   ting points of the
city .. 11 mini m tim-
it, and lm sday  after-
i   a   visit   was   paid   to    Gilley's
.   ..here   Mr.   Rogers   was  shown
���   ...iii  fir  trees  measuring ten feet
in   diameter.    He   was  astonished  at
the great  size of the trees aud casually  remarked that  they had nothing
like that  in  India.    Mr.  Rogers did
not visit the mills, preferring to confine   liis  attentions   to   standing  timber.
.';��� m  In lian  I lead he goes to Ot-
.   .here he will remain some time,
sailing for England early in September.    While In England he will visit
iuth, iiis native town, and there'
Is cture   on   "Tlie   Timbi r
lucts of the World."   The object
oi  his  tour is to  make a  close com-
I   i       '.      woods  of   India   with
ol her   co intries.    Although
I    i   . et ig   man,   Mr.   Rogers  has
- enl  twenl y-eight years In Indi    the
iter p .���   Ich    Ime he
the   forestry, de-
ent, and hi oked upon
be bi stan ling
r in    te wor! 1.
Sargeant, Ky��� J ily 19.���John Thorn-
' erry and Richar I Hall, leaders of the
Hall faction of mountain feudists,
were si. il from am msh In Floyd county today and killed.
The nn i were 'ding along a lonely
mountain road when a volley of bullets was poured at them. Their murderers escaped Into the mountains.
Recently   Thornberry   married   Ini >
tin- Hall family, and his clansmen had
sworn  c  rfenge, claiming that  he had
etrayed ihem.   Members of both fi
tions are arming.
A dispatch. from Jackson Bays that
��� Hiugnt n-Knotl enmity rtviTjjswv
had a ' loo ly clash and several -ijer-
Bona wi re   ti led.
Enforcing   Eight-Hour   Day.
Washington, July 19.���Action of the
e ; est   Importance  to  labor  circles
is contemplated  In  a decision  given
bj   Presldenl   Roosevelt  to officers In
charge    if   public   works,   at   the  instance of Secretary of War Taft. This
Is  M  employ  the government's  own
officers   to  detect   and   punish   viola
ti: ns of the law of 1892 providing th
���      ��� p|  in case of emergency  wo;
on   the   government   buildings,     sh
and other properties shall be limi ��� I
to    eight    hours each  day   tor i     i
Defaulter  Escapes.
Mi iii ine Hat, Alta., July 19. 11 is
a jenerallj ��� s. n ��� I opinion that W.
E c om] . the '���-faulting teller of
the Madicine Hal branch of the
Union bank, has ma le good his es
Exposure Bears Fruit.
id   i, Ju 19.��� Fines todaj   we ������
Im; a   I on ni army contractors for
Ing ated    and    cob     I
.;-.. e   of   troops   in
ne of the linns
:  Richard i'i ikiu    a  it  Co., large
Commission Recommends
Shooting of Gen. Stoessel
St. Petersburg. July 19.���The commission appointed to investigate the
surrender of Port Arthur recommends
that Lieut. Gen. Stossel, the former
commander, be dismissed from the
army and shot; thnt Lieut. Gen. Fock.
! who commanded the Fourth East Si-
bs rian division at Port Arthur, be dismissed from the army and undergo
a year's hard labor; that Gen. Reiss,
lef of staff of Gen. Stossel. be dismissed and banished: and thai Ad-
mi ra] Alexieff, former viceroy of the
far east. Lieut, (len. Smirnoff, cum-
. lei of the Port Arthur fortress,
. d I  Gen.  Vernander be reprimanded.
The formal trial of these officers will
take place shortly.
Before Privy Council.
London. July 19.���The privy council
is hearing argument in the consolidated appeals of Dunsmuir versus
Hopper and Hopper versus Dunsmuir,
which it is expected will occupy three
or four days. Sir Robert Findlay and
Sir c. H. Tupper appear for the appellants; A. P. Davis and A. P. Lux-
ton, of British Columbia, for the respondents.
0jhJL& JL
vxxjmMamaxszm.'.w', ma^m^mmxifriiiixmMf'i
It is not what we have done, but what we shall do, that counts. Clothing to he sacrificed ; Furnishings,
Boots and Shoes to be slaughtered regardless of cost. Absolutely no reserve. Here is the greatest chance of
all to save money.
Sale Commences Friday, July 20, at 8:30 a.m.
Gent s Furnishings Dept.
Dress Shirts;   regular $1.00, sale price  45c
Working Shirts;   regular 75c. sale priee ' 45c
Wool Undershirts;  regular $1.00-, Bale pries?  45c
Ties;   regular "5c  and  50c,  sale  price,  2  for    25c
Dark and Light Flannelette Shirts;  regular 35c, Bale price  25c
Took's  Collars, sale  price.  :;  for  i 25c
Men's  Fancy  Hose;   regular  25c, sale price. 2 pairs   25c
Red  and  White  Handkerchiefs, sale price   5c
Men'a  Cotton  Sox. sale  price, :! pairs   25c
Mens   SK
Men's Shoes; regular $1.7". s lie price  $1.00
.Men's Shoes; regular $2.00; sale price  $1.25
.Men's Shoes; regular $3.25, sale price  $2.23
Men's Shoes; regular $3.00, sale price  $1.50
Boys'  Strong Shoes;   regular $1.75, sale priee  $1.25
Hoys' Shoes; regular $2.25, sale price $1.50
Boys' Leckie Boots;   regular $230. sale price   $1.75
Black-O-Shoe Polish    5c
Children's   Sailor   Hats:   regular .70c, sale price   15c
.Men's White Shirts;   regular 75c and $1.00, sale price   25c
Men's Balbriggan Underwear; regular 50c, sale price  25c
Canvas  Gloves:   regular  2  pairs for 25c, sale price,  1 pairs 25c
.   ij 3'  Knickers,  sale  price,  pair  25c
Hard Hats, sale price  ��5c
Men's Tweed Vests;  regular $150,  sale  price    75c
Toweling;  regular 15c yard, sale price, 3 yards   25c
Braces;   regular 23c and 35c, sale price   15c
Men's Black Cotton Hose;   regular 15c, sale price, 4 pairs 25c
Men s  Clotriing  Dept.
Men's $lu aud $12 Suits; sale price    $4.50
.Men's $15 an 1 $1S Suits, sale price     $10.S3
Men's $20  tnd $22.50 Suits, sab e    $15.00
Boys   Clothing Dept.
Boys' $2 3i) and $2.73 Suits, sale   irice    $1.25
Boys' $3.00 and $3.50 Suits, sale  price    $1.75   j
Boys' $6.00 and $7.00 Suits, sale   price    $4.25
Pants Dept.
Men's Pants;   regular  price  $1.5u,  sale   price    90c
ilea's $2.30 and $3.00 Pants, sale  prlc      $1.75
Men's $1.30 and $5.00 Pants, sale  price    $3.50
Westminster Cloth
Dave Grossman, Prop.
Next Royal Bank of .'Canada, Columbia St., New Westminster
Officials of  Lands and Works Department Are  Too  Slaw
for Him.
The boom of logs belonging to J. S.
Emerson, and lying'at Victoria, which
the government threatened to seize
because of alleged infraction of the
timber manufacture act, is now safely
on the American side of the line. The
officials of the lands and works department ordered to make the seizure
were too late in getting to work, as
the logs had been shipped from Victoria two or three hours before they
were ready to act.
"The boom, which contained about
five hundred thousand feet of logs,
waa towed out of the harbor before
the governmenl f< rces appeared I ���
seiz it," Maid .1. S. Smerson yesterday. "1 issued instructions to the Say-
ward mill people at Victoria to ship
the boom, and they did so. Several
hours alter it had gone the timber
departmenl officers appeared to seize
it. It is now probal '; al Bellingham.
Now the governmi n can do nothing,
as the acl providi a no pi nalty for
any infraction of it, but the courts
have decided that i am within my
rights in exporting those logs, so
that really no law was
FRASER   D~.-'.-A   13
Experiences  of  Victoria   Merchant  at
classed as a fairy tale. Just think
of a place where stock are pastured
foi at least nine months every year
and yet a crop of 2!/2 (tons of timothy
or uVs of clover is raised in the short
interval. I've never seen anything
like it. T. W. Paterson, M. P. P..
for instance, took his stock off on
May 28, and today has a crop of hay
averaging at least two and a half
"This record even would be beaten
by Westham and Crescent islands.
The fertility of the soil is simply
wonderful. If the weather continues
favorable they will thresh out at least
100 tons of oats to the acre. It's a
fine country; I'd just as soon have 150
acres there as own a bank. They
can grow everything. Mangolds and
turnips are so prolific that I w iuld
not venture to give the figures; people would think I'm romancing. The
cattle   are  rolling   fat.    They   ought
to he. There is everything in the
Way of food required and the long
period of green pasture puts stock in
the best possible condition.
"All tlie settlements are booming.
Ladner will have electric light from
Xew Westminster in the course of a
few weeks, and engineers are looking
Into the question of having water
from the same place.
"Steveston, as usual during the flsh-
I Ing season, is a hive of industry. The
salmon have not begun to run well
yet, but on Sunday a large number
of boats went out and there was i.ie
expectation of a large catch.
"I saw quite a number of young
pheasants. They seem to be spreading rapidly. On Westham island I
flushed a covey of twelve young birds
in a clover patch, and shortly afterwards came across three or four
cocks, so tame that they took little
or no notice of me."
Experimental  Farms.
Ottawa,   July   19.���The   agriculture
department   is   making   arrangements
for the establishment of two experimental farms in the province of Alberta, one at Lethbridge and the other farther north at Lacomhe.
The former is in that part of Southern Alberta where such wonders have
been accomplished In recent years by
means of irrigation.
Mrs. Charles Lindsey Dead.
Ottawa, July 19.���filrs, Lindsey,
wife of Charles Lindsey, ex-registrar
of this city, died suddenly at her
residence, 469 Dovercourt road, yesterday evening.
Deceased was the eldest daughter
of William Lyon McKenzie, M. P.,
and had been ill for a long period.
Her death, although sudden, waa not
Victoria Times: Much has iteen
saiii and written aboul the marvelous
fertility of the lowei Fraser valley,
but the rei ent exp iri nc< - of a local
merchant will bear repeating. Thomas
H. Home, of the firm of Bannerman
& Home, has just returned from .1
purchasing trip through the district
mentioned and the following is his
account of what ho saw:
"The only thing thai surprised me
when on the Fraser rivet- delta," he
said, "was that the fence posts did
not grow the same 1 ��� . th ag else.
Delta munioip'ili:; v. II!. adjas ent
islands, Westham and Cn ent, 1
garden of tbe world. If people any
place else were , ol 1 the ' rul 1
thi.-     11 trli ���    n    v. ul i
On the Famous
"Oriental Limited"
Tickets on Sale Juiy2,3, Aug. 7,8,9, Sept. 8, Ifl |
For  particulars  call   on   or   address
F C. GRIFFIN, New Westminster, B. C.
Every ounce cf BOVRIL is prepared under the most hygienic conditbns
as required by the laws of Great Britain.
In the preparation of BOVRIL absolutely nothing but the choicest lean
beef is used, our main source of supply being the Argentine Republic, where
cattle are so plentiful and the consuming population so small that the b<2st parte
of the beef can be obtained by us at a very reasonable cost.
BOVRIL is a specialty, not merely a bye-product
of a packing house like many meat extracts.
LONDON, England,  and (MONTREAL, Canada
Shingle an d Saw Mill
Mac! inery
The Schaake Machine Works, Ltd.,
New Westminster, B. C.
Advertise   in   The
vtssMmwrnew:^..; ������:���,..&...      fti,:^^:*^
���.t.'V    -
Carruthers Manufacturing Corny. I
Manufae; urera of
Show Cases, Store Fittings and Bar Fixtures j
The Carruthers Manufacturing Co.
VANCOU , C. FRIDAY,   JULY   20,   1906.
And the only way to keep posted is read the
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Delivered at your door in time for breakfast. Complete service of the World's
news as furnished by the Associated Press,
and all the local happenings of interest.
The morning is the time to tell the purchasing public what you have to offer them for
the day, and the NEWS is a medium
through which you can talk business to almost every resident of New Westminster
and many residents of the surrounding district. Listen to the advertising man when
he calls to talk to you.
Synopsis of Regulations tor Disposal
of Minerals on Dominion Lands in
Manitoba, the Northwest Territories
and the Yukon Territory.
COAL���Coal  lands  may    be    pur-
cha-ed  at $10 per acre   :   -  soft coal
$20  fi r   anthracite.     Ni t   more
in   partnership   by   filing   notice   and
g  fee  of $2.     A  claim  may  be
oned   and   another  obtained  on!
the   same   c.-eek,  gulch   or   river,  by
giving notice and paying a fee.
Work must be done on a claim
each year to the value of at least $200.
A certificate that work has been
abandoned, anad open to occupation
and entry by a free miner.
Berths rn their sleepers tire longer,
nd wider than in similar cars
on   any   other   line.      They   protect
tie ir train= by the li! ck System,
The  boundaries  of a. claim mav be
Sets   at   Rest   All   Doubts   as   to   the
Cleanliness   of   the
Victoria, July 19.���Owing ���</ the n
��� m   attei i I   to  slat I       Iritish   Co
sail   in in the English mi
Dr.  Fagan, secretary  of  'lie  provincial board of health, has made a tou>
"'' ;1"' canneries on the Fraser river
I-1 studj   conditions during the i ai   -
Territory, are open to prospecting for;'      season, reporl   sets  al   resl
petroleum, and the minister may re-
may obtain entry lor a mining loca-j ��.ei.ve   for   an   individual   or  company'
tion h.    ��� ��.��� i.t.   s    j j.   t.    ness ot operations.    He says that of
l,un- having machinery on the land to be
A free miners certificate is granted | prospected, an area of 1920 acres ror I twenty-five    canneries   on   the   river,
for one or more years, not exceeding)such   period   as  he   may  decide,   the ] every one is strictly complying with
than 320 acres can be acquired by one   ,    uc,  V*  1     ,   1    I -
individual  or  company.     Royalty   al : a5'olagy.!,y haV?g * ���"
,e    ...    r;, ���       ,,    "       . r ���        made   and   pub    rung   notices  in   the
the rate 01 ten cents per ton ot 2000   ..  , ...
, , ���    ,   1 u iitiKin   Official   Gazette.
inds ted on the gross1    t, ,   ,    __    ... ���      t   r\
Petroleum���All   unappreciated   bo-
'    ' . minion Lands in Manitoba, the North-
QUARTZ���Fers  ns      ol     eighteen \ west Territories and within the Yukon ! .
years and over and joint  stock com- j Territory, are open to prospecting for   :''"
pame* hoMn g tree miners  certificates  petroleum, and the minister may re-1 the sllghtesl   doubl  as to the cleanli-
hve, upon payment in advance of $7-5"
per annum for an individual, and from
$50 to $100 per annum for a company,
according to capital.
length of which shall not exceed three
tii" regulations of the board of health.
times the breadth.    Should the pros-
pector   discover  oil  in   paying  quan-  There is no offal or dead flsh in the
titles, and satisfactorily establish such  buildings, and the rule of cleanliness
A   free   miner,   having   discovered  discovery, an area not exceeding 640 ig rigidly enforced. The only difficulty
mineral in place, may locate a claim
[500x1500 feet by marking out the
same with two ls gal posts, bearing
location notices, one at each end of
the line of the lode, or vein.
The claim shall be recorded within
fifti ��� n days if    :a1   I ���   thin ten miles
of a mining recorder's office, one ad-
- :.,.!   day   alb wed   fi r   evi ry   ad-
���   mal ten  miles  or  fraction.     The
fee ; r rs n rding a 1 laim :- $S.
At leasi $100 must b cpended 1 n
the claim each year Tr paid to the
mininj order in lieu there'-;. When
$e 1 has been s xpended 1 r paid, thc
t r 1 /. ' n havii _ a survey
made and uj 1 rnpb with other l
requiri ments, pur :ha e tiie land tit
$1.00 an acre.
y bs '. by the
Mil   ;ter     f   the   In e ior   to   1
'.   ��� ':-���
:oppi -. in the Yukon Territory, of an
ri a not exceeding too a :n >,
;   ten!   ���' r   a  mining location
shali   ��� f< r   the   paymi nt   of   a
is to    prevent    fishermen
dumping fish ln the river and canners
acres, including the oil well, will be remain
sold to the prospector at the rate of
$1 an acre, and the remainder ��f the
tract reserved, namely, 1280 acres, : llolu <1<Jln" "u- Bame with <jffil1 'in
will be sold at the rate of $1 an acre, '"" cannery hoppers instead of load-
subject to royalty at such rate as may ing in si ows and towing out to sea,
be specified by Order in Council. The department of agriculture has
W. W. CORY. just received Information from the
Deputy of the Minister  of the In
1 ii pt. Interior.
:���'   yalt;   of 2Y2 per cent.
��� :
the sales
Grand Trunk Ry.
Excellent Train Service Between
Chicago, London
Hamilton, Toronto,
Montreal, Quebec,
Portland, Boston,
Canadian   agenl   al   Manchester  thai
...    .1   result  of  the   tinne I
; is ires the use of this kind of food
droj ped off 40 per cent, among Brit-
workmen.     Therefore the local
T-: nnient is likely to take ste
push the use of salmon.
Dr. Fagan, while in Vancouver, vis-
th ���   n. w   abattoir,   and   highly
:.   ; 1 he provisions for perfect
D   'iie is     in     shin
r.al Orange Officers.
luly    19.���The    Imperial
And ail the principal business centers of
-   -   - -    lucts  of  the  local   n,
PL ������"���"'.< MINING���Manitoba and
\'.  W.  T.,  excepting  tl e   Yukon
itory: Placer mining claims generally  .re   IOO'feet  square,  entry  fee
$5, renewable yearly.     On the North
-   skatchewan River claims are either
bar  or bench,  the  former being   100  Also to BUFFALO, NEW   YORK ana
Eeet long and extending between high I PHILADELPHIA,  via Niagara Fails.
and low wi er mark.    The latter in-j
eludes bar diggings, but extends back 1        For Time Tables, etc., address
to the base  of the hill or bank, not
exceeding   iooo   feet.     Where   steam
power   is   used   claims   200   feet
may be obtained.   .
Dredging in the Rivers of Manitoba
and the N. W. T., excepting the Yukon Territory���A free miner may obtain - nly tv 'eases of five miles each
for a term of twenty years, renew-|
bli :n the discretion of the Minister
.   tlie  Interior.
The I    see's right is conl ned to the!
submerged bi Is   or bars  of the river
, -,   any low water mark, and sub-
1   r first year and $10 per mile for each
subsequent   year.      Royalty   same   as
:      er 1	
Placer mining in the Yukon Ter-
ritory���Creek, gulch, river and hill
claims shall not exceed 230 feet in
length, measured on the base line or
general direction of the creek ot
gulch, the width being from 1000 to
; 2000 feet. All other placer claims
shall be 250 feet square.
Claims are marked by, two legal
posts, one at each end, bearing notice-;. Entry must be obtained within
ten days if the claim is within ten
'miles cf the mining recorder's office.
One extra day allowed for each additional ten miles or fraction.
Tot onto,
irand Lo Ige, Oi mge Council of the
v, T.i-!.  ,.���        la 11 he  follow
ing officers: Imperial nasi grand
, resident, Robert Burns, Toronto;
president, Dr. T. S. Sproule, M. P.;
Brsl vice-president, \V. .1. Calvin,
Brooklyn, X. V.; second vice-president.
Col. R. il. Wallace, C. B., Belfast;
Imperial grand chaplain, Rev. G. M,
Black, Newry, Ireland;  deputy grand
ihaplain, Rev. William Walsh, Brampton,  Out,;   imperial   grand   secretary,
William Lee, Toronto; imperial grand
Assistant Gen'l Passenger and Ticket   Measurer,  Fred   Dane,  Toronto;     im-
Agent, 135 Adams St., Chicago, Hi.    j pfcrla]    ���.,..������,  audltorS(  William  McCormlck,   Glasgow;   .lohn   A.   MeDon-
WHEN   GOIMG   EAST       aid,   -Massachusetts;    Imperial   grand
... ..-'. Thomas Gilday, M mtreal,
Heine, Moncton, X. .".: Imperial
lirector of ceremonies, T. G. Noble,
Manitoba; assistant imperial gran!
��� - tary, .lame.-; Davidson, Dublin
rhe nexl mi eting of the council will
.    held in  Liverpool.
Visit   to   Newfoundland.
Ottawa, July 1'J.���Earl Grey and
party will leave tomorrow for a trip
on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in the
course of whicli they will visit the
governor of Newfoundland.
The government steamer Minto has
1 en ni.ned at the earl's disposal Cor
bnlbantlv   illuminated   tram   in   the '
world. "The equipment consists of the cruise. During the governor gen-
private compartment cars, standard eral's absence Chief Justice Fitzpat-
16 section sleepers, luxurious dining rick will serve as deputy governor, f
car. reclining chair cars  (seats free),,   -'
Eight Trains Everv Day in the Year
Minneapolis, St. Paul
and Chicago
Embi dies the newest and best ideas
and LUXURY. It is lighted with
both   electricity   and   gas;   the   most!
x ue  person or company  staging  ,.
claim  must  hold  a  free  miner's  cer-'
t'iii vate.
The discoverer of a new mine is!
entitled to a claim of iooo feet in
length, aand if the party consists of
two, 1500 feet altogether, on the out-j
put on which no royalty shall be
charged the rest of the party ordinary claims onlv.
Entry fee $10. Royalty at the rate
of two and one-half per cent, on t. e
value of the gold shipped from the
ject to the rights of all person.- who
have, or who may receive entries :'��� 1
bar diggings 1 r bench claims, e> epl
on   the '���   tchewan   River,   whs re
lessee  can  dredge  to  high' w tei
marl; on each alternative leas'   ���
Tlu- lessee shall have a dredge
operation within one season from the
date of the lease for each five miles
but where a person or company has
obtained more than onc lease < ne
dredge for each fifteen miles or fraction thereof is sufficient. Rental, $10
per annum for each mile cf river
leased. Royalty at the rate of two
and a half per cent, collected on the
output after it exceeds $10,000.
Dredging in the Yukon Territory���
?ix leases of five miles each may be
granted to a free miner for a term of
20 years; also renewable.
The lessee's right is confined to the
submerged  bar  or  bars  in  the  rivr
modern   day   coaches   and   buffet,   li
brary and smoking ears.
For  Time Tables,  Folders, or  any
further information  call  on  or write
"20 Second Avenue, Seattle, Wash
The Milwaukee'
'The Pion*?r Limited" St. Paul to
Chicago, "Short Line" Omaha to
Chicago, "South West Limited"
Kansas City to Chicago.
No   trains   in   the   service   on   any
'     :      i   , ,   ���' ������   -.��. 1 rid   that   equ
���  ��� (  the Chicagi .  Mil-
;:      |ti pment
 '    &
St.   Paul   Railway.     'I hey
0] ' rate   their   Own   -ic j   I B
.��� aukee
own  and
and dining cars on all! iheir trains and
give  their  patrons   an   excellence  of
service  not   obtainable  elsewhere.
H. S. ROWE, General Agent.
t,l4 Third St.. cor Aider, Portland, Or.
Quebec, July Hi.���Lieut. Col. Gou
deau is in this city iti connection with
thi fitting up of the Canadian government steamer Lord Minto for the
viceregal party's trip to .Newfoundland.
Doctor Takes Tco  Much  Dope.
Toronto, July  19.���Dr.  Allan Mcintosh,   Huron   street,   died   yesterday
afternoon as a result of an overdose
of  morphine,  taken  in  the  morning,
ad b< ��� n suffering from insomnia
for a  year, brought  on, it  ls stated,
[rom  overwork while living al   Bear
��� ���   .   Minn.,   where   he   wenl   after
luatln;   I:    m ollege here.    Three
���. mths  ago  hi    retu   ied   to Toronto
I with his wife and little girl.   He was
29 years of age.
Big Fire in Qaebec.
Quebec, July 19.���Fire this morning
al   Levis completely    destroyed    the
I sawmills, office, stock of lumber and
other buildings of the Paradise Lum- dist tabernacle, at the corner of Col
Timothy Eston's Enemies.
Toronto, July 19.���It is again rumored that the Siegel company, the
big departmental store company of
Chicago and Xew York, is seeking
a site for a big store here. Negotiations are said to be going on between
the trustees of the Broadway  Metho-
below   low   water   mark, that boundary to be fixed by its position on the j
1st day of August in the year of the  tenement house, and the Davie black-
date of the lease. . smith    works.      The  loss  will  reach
The  lessee   shall  have   one   dredge j
in  operation  within  two  years   from   ;      '
the date of the lease, and one dredge
lege street and Spadina avenue, and
representatives of the company for the
disposal of that property.
for  each  five  miles  within  six years
I from such date.     Rental $100 per mile
Yukon   Territory   to  be   paid  to   tht
I comptroller.
No free miner shall receive a grant
of more  than  one  mining  claim   on
; each  separate  river,  creek  or   gulch,
but  the   same   miner   may   hold   any
number  of  claims  by   purchase,  and
free  miners   may   work   their   claims   1-1;1  Previous quarter.
Copper  Dividends.
New  York, July   19.���The directors
ot the Amalgamated Copper Company
declared  a  quarterly dividend
of lVii per cent and a quarter o fone
81   cent, as an extra dividend.    This
Is the same as was declared for the
Death   of   David   Glass.
London,   Ont.,   July   19.���Ex-Mayor
David Glass is dead in Spokane, Wash.
He was a member of parliament for
Easl Middlesex for a short, time preceding the fall of the Macdonald governmenl in 1^7". Ill the hitler years
of his activity he spent much time
in foreign travel, He was about Tit
years old.
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water-color   artist,   the   architect    of
Madison Square Gardens, where he
wa.s killed, illustrates the moral i\:\.\.-
ism, the conllict of the angel and the
[ beast, in the life of man', with the
I victory for the beasl am! the eud
in   the   shambles:   and   the   case   ol
 r. j.  BurdeJHarry   Thaw   represents   the   burden
    and the curse of the idle and useless
I rich.
DantSlrs    of    I'nst    Conrturle*     Would
siukr Solomon Look Sad.
Compared with the gay apparel worn
by the dandies of the past ages tiie
youths of our time in the gayest of
gay raimenl make but a poor show.
The bishop of Ely in th-' fourteenth
century I ad a  change of  raiment for
every   day  in  the  year.    The   Earl  of
"Harry K. Thaw, like all his breed,   Northumberland  boasl d  no less than
has been a parasite ali his days.    i.     sixty cloth of gold sui:
Inherited  immense  wealth   A'hich  be-
Streams of Blazing Whisky.
Dundee,  Scotland.  July   19.���A   disastrous fire broke out in the bond   1
warehouse  of  James  Watson  &   (   i
the   largest   concern    of  its   kind   In
Scotland.     Large   quantities   of   blazing whisky ran Into the streets,    rhe
loss is estimated   o   $1,5 I
W. R. Gilley, 'Knone 1 -i'i.
J. R. Gniey, 'Fhone \+m  I
Dealers ln
In Queen Mary's time ihe wardrobe
of a bishop must have been  the envy
tame   ais   not   in  equity,   but   in   law,   Qf golomon lor ,,���. vai,,,,- imd coatli.
and with that wealth there came no ness of its contents, and c. i:i a simple
sense of personal responsibility or so- village priest wore "a vestment of
cial opportunity, imt only the vulgar,   crimson satin, a vestment ol  crimson
selfish, unclean desire to indulge lux-, velVi?t-   a   stole   aai1   fanon   set   w,th
isearls  etc "
tit-ions idleness and feed unbridled ami ; ' ,      * . , ��� , _������
In the time of Chaucer the men wore
guilty lust. He never earned a dollar clotne8 aa many colored as Joseph's
or' his wealth by any honest service ' co:lr, so that while one leg would be a
of hand or brain. He cared nothing blaze of crimson the other would be
the  needs  and   Maims  of  his  fel-1 tricked   out   in  green,   blue  or  yel
FRIDAY,   JDLY   20,   1906.
lu former issues. The Daily News
has endeavored to give its readers as
complete a view a.s possible of lhe
difficulties surrounding the imperial
Education Hill, ami of the causes of
those difficulties. This view was from
the out.-ide. Today we present some
statements from a well informed London paper, which take us behind the
scenes a little.   Tu lay down the prln-
foi the needs and
low-men. All ahout him were thousands who needed the help he might
have given���hands that needed a
chance to work, minds that needed a
chance to grow, lives that wiited iu
the darkness ami poverty of the
aether social world. He cared for no
man.    He  helped  no  institution.    To
without any regard for harmony or
Even as late as the middle of the
eighteenth century a dandy would
dress himself in a vivid green coat, a
waistcoat of scarlet, yellow breeches
and blue stockings.
Anil the gentleman of a few years
later  wore,   among  other  vagaries,  a
COat   of   light   green,   with    sleeves   ton
* Bft3miHl&S&BS��&ltttt3l
his eiedii there stands no agency of sman for the arms and buttons too big
education or relief or service. Ik' for the sleeves; a pair of fine Manches-
fastened upon a decadent socletj as ter breeches without money in their
| a fungus ou a rotten log, and his mur-1 pockets; clocked silk stockings; a club
of  hair  behind   larger   than   the   head
der of Stanford White was made ; os-
-ible   by
his   own   long-drawn   moral
which carried it; a hat not larger than
a sixpence.
It was a common thing In the early
 ��� part of tho eighteenth  century   for a
SUNDAY  LAW  I-.  FRANCE. i man of fashion to spend several hours
The Winnipeg Free Press says that j dail-v ln Ule bands of his valet.   Among
the French Chamber of Deputies has
the   many   operations  which  took   up
this  time  was   "the starching  of  the
just passed a bill providing for a com-   ,,onr<1 and tll0 proppr perfuming of the
ptilsory day of rest on Sundays.    The   garments, the painting of the face and
ciple upon which a measure shall be ' measure is designed to terminate the '��� anointing: with oils, tinctures, essences
and pomatums."���-Xew York Herald.
founded is one thing; to formulate
the provisions in detail by which that
principle shall be carried out in practice is another pair of shoes entirely,
and it was here that Mr. Birrell's difficulties lay in wait for him. These
details he left to the permanent officials of the department. "Xow as to
permanent officials, we are not going
to cast any slur on their honesty or
on their capacity. But everyone
knows very well that they have served
wdth little interval, and for many
years a Tory government. They mean
to be perfectly upright, but they are
not safe advisers. Mr. Birrell chose
to depend upon them, and the result
was a hill admirable in its intentions,
but open at every point to criticism."
Again, Mr. Birrell was without efficient assistance in the House. His
cabinet colleagues had their hands
full with their own departmental
work, and as for his tinder-secretary,
who should have been a tower of
strength to a Minister with such a
measure as the education bill on his
hands, he appears to have been more
hindrance than help. Mr. Birrell is
blamed for accepting the position of
Minister of Education without a
guarantee that his under-secret ary
would be up to the mark. "Most unluckily .Mr. Thomas Lough, a man
with no qualification for the position,
was landed on Mr. Birrell. We have
oeeu told on good authority, though
we cannot guarantee our information,
that Mr. Lough, who, it seems, once
took a prominent pari in the Irish
controversy, was meant for Sir Horace Plunkett's place. When Mr.
Bryce, the Chief Secretary for Ireland,
took the reins in his hand, he informed the Prime Minister that. Sir
Horace Plunkett must continue. It
was necessary to find some place for
Mr. Lough, so Mr. Birrell was presented with him. The result, has been
deplorable, even worse than might.
have been thought at lirsi. Mr. Lough,
SO far as we know, never took the
smallest Interest iu the education controversy, He is regarded by Liberals
with positive terror, and Mr. Birrell
hardly dares to leave the House of
Commons during the discussions. He
lives in well Justified fear of Mr.
Lough's indiscretions."
We have had recently a number of
exposure.-, of the ways of high
finance, and of the consequences, upon
those who are engaged must deepl}
in it. of the strenuous pursuit of
wealth. The keen competition nf
modern days has made life for most
people a strenuous thing, and lhe wear
and worry of the struggle breed in
the mind the notion that the possession of wealth is the most desirable
of all things lhe world has to offer.
The effeel which a too exclusive devotion io dollar-getting may have upon
the dollar-chaser himself; the effect
which the possession of the dollars
may have upon the untrained and unrestrained heir into whose hands they
descend, are forgotten. Press and
pulpit in the United States arc using
the Thaw-White murder as a text
from which to enlarge upon these
points, and Uie Toronto Globe has a
sort of summary of the lessons, which
is a tremendous Indictment of the life
which looks only to the material and
the sensual.
"The case  of  Stanford  White,  Hie
present system of Sunday labor in
France. It has passed the Senate and
has been sent to tlie President for
final sanction. It is not based on
recognition of the religious character
of Sunday, but upon the necessity of
preserving the day of rest, and the
protection of the rights of those who
desire to use it for worship or for
rest or for any other purpose that
does not transgress the rights of their
The "silly season" is here, and contributions to the literature appropriate to the time are in order. Victoria
borrows an old country yarn about
eggs a hundred years old; and Chilliwack comes to the front wdth a real
live four-legged chicken.    Xext!
It   Has   Always   Dren   She   Love   Flute
of   the   Apache   Indian.
The flageolet is of peculiar interest
to Americans, as from time immemorial it has been the medium through
whieh the Indian youth courted their
sweethearts at a distance when they
were so unfortunate as to be unable
to gain a personal audience.
The love or courting date of the Apache is made of a round stick of cedar
about twenty-four iuches long, split
lengthwise and hollowed to form an air
chamber. A hole is made on each shle
of this diaphragm aud a shallow air
passage cut from one hole to the other.
Above it a cap of wood is placed for
the purpose of covering tbe upper hole
and the air channel. The lip is made
of a thin sheet of lead and the whole
bound together with a slender thong.
In the tube part or body of the instrument are placed six finger boles, a
condition that points unmistakably to
The Chilliwack Progress complains
that the citizens of that rich and prosperous    municipality    do    not    take
enough interest in public affairs, and j the influence of contact with the white
that as a consequence the settlement' man.
is not up to date, particularly in the'    The  flageolet,   as  ordiuarily   tinder-
matter   of   roads.     It   condemns   the | ?too!\nia* ^/escribed as a whistle
,        headed flute.    In tho seventeenth een-
statute   labor   provisions   of   the   law! turv EnKngn
as  entirely  out  of date.
has shown commendable
some directions, and no doubt it will
respond to the friendly stirring u]   of
its local pilfer in this mal ter.
adies often played on it.
Chilliwack Sometimes two or three flageolet tub is
enterprise in ��� were constructed with one head for the
purpose of introducing notes in ho
mony. These were called double or
triple flageolets, and a patent wns taken out for this instrument by
An old English diary of 1007 contal ���-���
this quaint reference to the double
flageolet: "To Dumbleby's, the pipe-
maker, there to advise about the making of ti flageolet to go low and soft,
and he do show me a way which to do.
Maple Leaf
There are running shoes,
and running shoes, but
none to equal those with
the Maple Leaf Brand
on the sole. They come
in both Tennis and Oxford styles for Ladies or
Gentlemen, Girls or Boys,
and the soles of all are
made from pure para
gum rubber.
Maple Leaf
Lacrosse, Tennis
or Running Shoes
Look wrell, fit well, wear
well and are stylish, neat
and durable.
For sale by all good shoe
dealers.    Ask for   hem.
Selling Agents,
This Uneer Chinese s nstom Is a Comparatively  Modern   One.
China's custom of binding the feet of
its women is not as ancient as has and he do show me a way which to do.
been supposed. A correspondent of and also a fashion of having two pipes
one of the native Chinese papers ' of the same note fastened together, so
quotes from the letters of Yuan Mei, ��� as I can ploy on one and then echo it
who lived ba the eighteenth century. I upon the other, which is mighty pret-
In one of his letters Yuan Mei wrote I ty."���American Inventor
to a friend: "You ask mc to get you a i 	
handsome wife anil ardently desire, as | The Name of HicKins.
your first requisite, that she shall havo      Many   people   who  sign   themselves
small feet.   Surely you cannot be one ' Iliggins have sought to prove that their
who admires true beauty.   An admirer !
of true beauty has his own Individual
tastes,  disdaining  to follow  the die- i
tats\s of others.  Our ancient literature,'
in both prose and poetry, has many al- !
lusions in praise of beautiful women,
but In no instance touches upon smal
"A work treating of the customs of
the Sung dynasty by Shen Yo says a
man's well made shoes are said to be
Bquare, and a woman's round, at. the
toe. In the T'ang dynasty, the first allusion to the feet of Yang Kwei Fei,
the court beauty, was about her silk
Stockings. In olio of llan Tung Lang's
poems, referring to a woman's feet, he
says, Tier six inch feet so bright and
sleek.' These allusions clearly point
to unbound feet."
Yuan Mel's letter concludes by saying that the taste of those who lgnori
the beauty of face and form is depraved, lie laments that sensible men
should be so led away by a foolish
surname is derived from tlie name
borne by St. Hyglnus, tracing it
through the old English form "St.
Ygyn." But according to an authority
their name is- really connected with
"Ike," short for Isaac, or, rather, with
! "Hikke," the form in which "Ike" appeared in Langiand's time. Isaacs,
Isaacson, Hicks, Higgs, Hlckson and
Higson would thus bo different versions of the same name, while Iliggins
is merely modified by the addition of
the Anglo-Norman diminutive. Another school derives Htiggius. Hutchinson
ami Iliggins alike from Hugh, or. more
exactly, from Hugonls, the genitive of
the Latin Hug').
Coal, Lime, Brick, Sand, Cement,
Fire Brick, Fire Clay and
Crushed Rock.
Also agents R U. Pottery C o. sewer pipe, etc.
Local agents Vancouver Portland Cement Co.
{  Office, Front Street, New Westminster, B.C., Near C.P.R, Depot
{    }>... - 'Phone lb
To Figure on Your Plumbing Requirements.
V/e have a full Line of
Lavatories, Sinks. Baths, etc., to select from.
Have you seen our one piece enamelled sink
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Come in and see our assortment of the famous
which arrived a short time ago.
It is swell.
Fhone   157.
Notice to
the Public
I am now op to buy
all kinds of Second Hand
Goods such as Furniture
Stoves, Ranges, Tools,
Bicycles, etc. We also
do all kinds oi repairing.
All business promptly
attended to.
Starts Tuesday, July 17
X.) need to ball you thi: this   i.s   a   genuine   sale,  as  everj
knows  when "DeBeck"  advertises a thing it is always "genuine."
This sal-.? Is to clean out our surplus stock, regardless of: the ]
we get.
Sign   Man  on  Wheel.
Columbia St. New Westminster.
Oriuin   of   tin"   SSrmiKe.
It Is to India and to the Arabs as
middlemen tha' Europe, and through
Europe America, owe the orange. The
orango crossed from Africa to Spain
with Mohammedanism., while probably
the crusaders are to be thanked for
bringing it to Italy and western Europe among their trophies of the east.
The very name is really Arabic���"nu-|
ranj"���aud of eastern origin, though
the legend that it comes from two
words meaning "elephant" and "be
ill," because elephants ate oranges to
make themselves ill, is absurd, "-ob-
ably in French the initial "n" is dropped off from naran.i, wilh Ilie Haul
"u" of the Indefinite article, jusl as
our "an apron" represents "a na; ron,"
and tlie Spelling wilh au "o" po! I��� t 1 )
false association with "or" I ;.<'. 1 I.���|
"���"ouoinista, Havana.
The Call  <>f the  Wild.
Most of our sung birds have thren
null's expressive of love, alarm aud
fellowship. The hitler call seems to
keep them  in  touch  With  one  another.
I might perhups add to this list the
scream of distress which most birds
utter when caught by a cat or a hawk
���the voice of uncontrolled terror and
pain which ls nearly tbe same ln all
species���dissonant and piercing. The
other notes and calls are characteristic,
but this last is the simple screech of
common terrified nature.���John Burroughs in Country Life In America.
Matrimonial Temlem'it'n.
We always tend to run to extremes In
our social fashions, and It is therefore
not without some interest, one m'.y
even say anxiety, that we shall watch
the very decided tendency of society
women to marry men very much younger than themselves. There may come
a day when tin age limit may have to
be instituted.���London World
Wouldn't  MIm   It.
Maid���Arc you nt home to Mrs. Ton-
ny, mum? She's at the door, Mistress
���I am If sho has a new hat on���not
Below  Are a  Few
Big Specials
[en's Suits in tweeds and fancy worsteds; the verj tailored
���j.., ments in Canad i,
$18.00 and $20.00 Suits, Cleanup       e price    $12.50
$12.00 and $15.00 Suits, Cleanup      e price   $9.00
|     Boys' Two and Three-Piece Sui.   In tweeds and Cancj worsts Is; we
tailored and nice patterns.
$5.75 to $7.On Three-Piece Suits  Cleanup Sale price  $3.23
$B.50  to  $4.00  Two  Piece  Suits. Cleanup Sale price   $2.C0
Men's $2.50 and $3.00 Fedora Hats, Cleanup Sale price $1.^0
Men's $1.00 Working Shirts (black satiny, to clear 70c
Drug   Store
Come   Early   and   Secure    First   Choice
Terms jSjgJSJ-iy   Cash
H. L! DeBECK, the Cash CloAier
Advertise in lhe News E
iow Bodawater fountain has b
Installed in Kenny's restaurant.
FOR RENT���Large, well lighted room,     lrt1   cre&m   sodas   and   cool   soda
suitable   for   an   office.     Apply   to''' ''uks l)f ;in-v   Bavor at   Kenny's res-
('has. U.  Major. j tourant.
What's youva?   An h a cream sod ������
WANTED���Furnished   mom,   without  The choicosl  pul "     fcr.m-n  '
hoard; must be quiet and close ln. up-to-date   fountain  jusl   Installed
Address Room, this office. | Kenny's restaurant. rRlDAY,   JULY   20,   1906.
Bargains in the kind of goods you want right
now. Muslins, Ginghams, Wash Belts, Neckwear,
Blouses, Wash Suits, Towels, etc. So much so that
it will pay you to come down to do your shopping
now, even though the weather is hot. By the way,
have you noticed how cool our store is these warm
days ?
Twenty-inch 3 ipanese Wash Sl ue ,,;i | ,,;,!
", si ripes: torme Ij 35c���
Twenty-inch Fawn Jap nese - bite u I
���  : torn erlj 65c���
NOW  35c.
Forty-two-inch Shot Lustres, i; ad green effec -: fine
:  i   bathing  sult3;   formerly   50c���
NOW  27'/2c.
Thirty-elght-Inch Serges and Satin  Cloths,  In  green   and   brown;
also Lustre in blue and red wijfb white spots;   formerly  35c and 50
NOW  25c.
Pretty  Blouses of white lawn, with neat Insertion trimming; made
with tucks���
Dainty Wash Suits of white lawn, with insertion in front of waist
aud sides of skirt���
Hundreds of yards of very pretty   Freu a,   British   and   Domestic
Dress  Muslins  and  Zephyrs;   formerly 35c and 50c���
NOW   25c.
Twenty-seven-inch Crossbar Muslins,   d >" ��� 1    Swiss,   with   colored
flowers, black lawn and light col    ���: duck���
267 UluwtbSf, Westminster,
With Girdle and Silks
for Working
5Qc. S�� w^
The White House
275 Columbia St.  \
Largest   Stock   in   the  City.
Mounted     in   any   Style     you   Desire.
Ccme and Inspect Them.
r5���.:pBB5, -.-,-���,, W. C. Ckmberlin
S2^ DIAMONDS]   The Jeweler,      -      Columbia St.
Local News Briefly Told
The Store is
Full of Bargains
ain at Kenny'.- restaurant. *
K. .1.  Burns, Great .Northern agent i
.   -' morning
tig the sum of $20 from an
1   II .. named Clgonia.   The case was
remanded  until  the afternoon,  when
���  Vancouvei        , in the cit   yester-   iever*tl    "Besses  appeared  to  give
evidence.   The thef  Is alleged to lur. ���
Miss Fi mc - R igei -. of Toi ... i, Is
a truest of Mrs. A. J. Brace. ��� | ���
���-.- mding a few days in the i
Rev. J. S. Henderson left yesterday
for Vancouver island, where lu will
spend a tew  weeks  vacation.'
Miss Electa Darville, of Seattle,
is visiting this city for a few da; 3, an i
is a guest of Rev. and Mrs. A. .).
C. R. McLaughlin and wife arrived
yesterday from Columbus, Ohio. Mr.
McLaughlin is establishing a large
lumber mill at Bon Acord.
A meeting of the Citizens' PI i i -
committee was held last night in the
in place al the Vs in Isor hotel on
July ... when both men were more or
less under the influence of liqu r.
["hey took a room for the night, but
Muir disappeared, in the wee sma'
hours, and when the Italian woke up
in the morning he found that all his
money was gone. Muir was arrested
In Vancouver a couple of days ago
and brought over here to stand trial.
After hearing the evidence the mag-
Is ite again remanded the case until
this morning, when he will pronounce
Owing to the success of their previous efforts, the ladies of the Wesl
Bn 1 Methodlsl church have decided to
have    mother Ice   cream   social   at
We have a few odd Chairs, reg. 60c, 65c and 75c,
we are going to sell for 50c each, while they last.
High class Oak Rockers, cobble seat, for $3.00 each.
Camp Chairs, without back, - - - 40c.
Camp Chairs, with back,       - 50c.
Reclining Chairs, canvas seat and back,   -    $1.50
Dupont Block. Telephone 73.
B  a; I     :  Trade room, for the purpose
i    tsting    matters In    connection   M "",-    SQiare,  and  are   making  ar-
. the excursion
Qui eai lo sal   lai rosse
IU go er to Vanoi
tomoi   i     .       ��� ���      .- li     ������-���   r ���
:: Is Leafs     .1
A big .:.   -T ,  ......    j a|
D.   Grossn a              morning,
t's   ad thing, boots, shoes,
-..  wil ���   -    '        ren          ...   '   ���.
I  irr;   Eft    . ,      employed
at    the   Rusl In    i. tm iei    Compa
shingle   mill,   was   the   victim   of   a
painful   accident,  yesterday   morning
While engaged In working around the
circular   law   his   left   knee   came   in
contact  wilh  tiie  saw    and    several
inches of skin were peeled off his leg.
He was admitted to the Ro\aI Colum-
I tan hospital, where he is reported
is doing well.
flarrj   Mul .       .   img    man    from
Vancouver,   was ;   '.   before  the
rangements to hold a garden party
I e next Tuesday. The social will
be tree for all, and will be made (n-
is ng '-,- ��� torts and games of dlf-
.. ���: ��� -.. \ iseball n ti h I
it - in anged, and there Is no doubt
thai . happy time wlll be seem on
[hiesd ei eath the tri es in Moody
S ,. ... -
Harrj Harj ., i e - ceeper of
Hazelmere, has reported to the provincial police that a valuable mare
has cither strayed, or been stolen
from '.lis place. He is very anxious
lo regain possession of ins horse and
has compiled the following description in the hope that some one may
see and recover the mare for him:
Bay mare, black mane and tail, white
stripe down face and white star on
forehead; weight about 1,200 pounds;
the mare was shot about thre weeks
ago, is in good condition, grass fed,
and ten years old. Mr. Harper values
t"ae animal at $250.
Guatemalans Claim Victory.
Guatemala City, July 19.���This officii; account of the fighting at Plat-
in.ir and Metapan July 17 waa communicated to the Associated Press today: The las' two Ira'ties fought be
fore o a. m. July 17, when the armistice began, were won by the Guatemalans, who defeated the Salvadoreans in Mfjtapan, ��� iniple fly destroying them, tf a few rem lined in the
fortlflcati ins   at   Platlnar  it  was  be-
 ..: mi - : e, v hich .' mn 1 'hem
espected    Re iorts ccntra-
ilcting th       facts i re :,-.'..��� -.
:: :..      City, Julj   li.���Tl ���   '.
a em   lss        -   I een  bus;      Ith   ���'-
fairs        ���   cted  with  thi e i in
ference In Centra' America. The revolution -' - ;--- ��� ia the; will i m-
i the! ci . lign within thi :- i 1-
e.-s ol Guatemala, no ai i wha Is
done by the peace conference. Thej
i sisl   that   so 1 : -   i-  Presi lent  Ca-
era 1 ir thej will right.
Within  the  ia-r   two    ays a
.   .     tl of mom    has    ��� ���:   - ibsci Ibed
���    ,       ���:.' the!   ��� un  aign,
Foreign Marriages.
L n li   .    Jul      l.e���The    mai ri ige
igners    111, ������. hich Is destine i
to safeguard the marriages of British
su  jects   with   fori Igners   in   foreign
countries, passed its third reading In
I      [o :-e of Commons tonight.
It  la the  Only  Venomou* Member of
the Feathered Tribe.
Among all the thousands of feathered
creatures classified by the trained ornithologists but one, the rpir n'doob.'
or "bird of death," is known to be venomous. This ijueer and deadly species
of the winged and feathered tribe is a
native of the island of Papua, or New
Guinea. The bird is described as being about the size of a common tame
pigeon, of gray plumage and a tail of
extraordinary length, ending in a tip
of brilliant scarlet reii. It is a marsh
bird and is found to inhabit only the
immense stagnant pools adjoining the
lakes of the interior of the island. The
rpir has a honked beak as sharp as a
cock's spur and hollow. The venom
with which it inoculates is distilled in
l set of organs which nature has provided for that purpose and whicli lie in
the upper mandible, just below the
openings of the nostrils. Under this
poison secreting laboratory in the roof
of the mouth Is a small fleshy knob.
When the bird sets its beak in the
desh of a victim this knob receives a.
pressure which liberates the venom
and inoculates the wound. Xo man,
native or otherwise, was ever known
to recover from a bite indicted by a
rpir n'doob. The suffering In such
cases is said to be much more agonlz-1
ing than In eases of rattlesnake and;
Gila monster bites.
Have you ordered yet ?
We had a shipment of nice
in yesterday : they
beauties and went like
hot cakes.
Another shipment coming
which  may  be  the last, so
order at once	
1.25 per crate
C. A. Welsh,
The People's Grocer
H  1 I: .
Girls  Are   Scarce,
m,   Ont.,   July   19.���Empl :
en                con   lain aboul a si ar :itj
..- help     Al  ii isi   i thi ' lan
giil-. and    iu   .     imei  c su d Bit l em-
ploj:. ��� ;.'   In    he   v,., ious col on and
knitting  ind 11 ithing h i ises
��� o	
Oddfellows  Increase  Hates.
Kingston, Ont., July 19.���Al a meeting of the nd k Hows' Rs lief Assos la-
: ion here yesterday It u ts decided t >
....,.,. i. e rates by 20 | er cent, in
rdei    to   put   the   ass >��� I ition   In   a
strong uosil on.
About 12 acres, all cleared, bul one acre with good house, barn
chicken house; within two miles of town; have taken over 30 tons
Of  hay  off  property;   $1,000  cash and balance easy terms takes this.
We have exclusive sale sif 2d acres in Coquitlam; small pice
Slashed; small dwelling and barn: good spring, never fails, with
creek running by house; $600; cash. $200, balance at rate of $100 per
Ikjf   f l     m m       l       n     f% Real Estate,  Fire <6 Life Insurance
MCLeOd,   Mark   &   LO.,       Tel. 273.       Near Tram Office
Kilis Woman cy  Mistake.
Tai oma, Jul;   19.���Near  Aberdeen,
Fred Wren, while hunting yesterday,
mistook Mrs. Louis Lecass for a cougar and shol her dead.
Gives Wife Carbolic Acid.
Tacoma, July 19.���Al Collins Hot
Springs. John E. Leuth, of Vancouver,
Wash., gave his sick wife carbolic acid
Instead of her medicine. She died in
nn  minutes.
Takes His Medicine.
Constantinople, July 19.���The porte
toda; senl a note to ambassadors, accepting the powers' demands regarding the 3 per cent, increase in CUB-
toms dul le -.
Mother's   Discipline,
This is the way a mother disciplines:
She spanks her child for crying for a
slice of cake, and then when It cries
because of the spanking, she give-; it
thc whole cake to comfort It.���Atchison
Japan's Pipe Ds li.
There is a bell ia Tokyo, .Japan,
which is made from tobacco pipes,
Bo says the legend Inscribed around
the outside In four languages, English,
French, German and Japanese.
The English vers: in runs as follows;
"This bell, en it In the city of T ikyo,
I Japan, Dec. 10, 1892, by Tsudn Sen, Is
made from t! \ metal of tobacco pipes
of more  the .  a  thousand  men, once
; slaves, now free men."
The story Is that In 1S92 it woman
missionary from America waged war
<iii tobacco smoking and persuaded
over a thousand men to forswear the
habit. They therefore had no further
use for their metal pipes, which were
melted down and cast in the form of
a bell, The metal resembles bronze,
and the bell has a pleasant musical
P.S.���We are taking orders for Preserve
Peaches, which will be here very soon.
Leave your order with us and you will not
be disappointed.
Found���On steamer Charmer, a lady's  by an accepted cheque on a chartered
CO it.
of the
Owner can find  it In charge
ste a ir l of the Be iver.
LOST���Purse containing  $9.00, an I.
ii. V., club tickets, etc. Finder may
keep money and return purse and
other articles to News office.
CurioiiN   Weill)   Siiperntltlon.
Small glasslike, irregular circlets of
some crystallized mineral are occasionally found In the mountains of Wales,
ami concerning these the Welsh people
have some curious superstitions. S ime
believe that they are formed In the
body of a snake as soon as be reaches
the age of 100 years, while others ds>-
clare that they are formod "of froth
and venom" when two large male
snaki's meet. Camden, the great English historian and antiquarian, says:
"It is usual for snakes to approach on
St John's eve and by joining heads together and hissing to form a kind of
bubble, which passes through the snake
and immediately hardens till it resembles a glass ring. Whoever finds one
of these rings will ever after prosper."
SEALED   TENDERS   addressed  to
' the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for Post Office, Fernie* B. c." will
be rexelved at this office until Saturday, August  1, 1906, inclusive, for the
| construction of a  Post    Office,    &<���.,
I building at Fernie, B. C.
Plans and specifications can be seen
and forms of tender obtained at this
Department and on application lo Rou-
' c-rt   A.   Kerr.   Esq.,   Clerk  of  Works,
I Fernie, B. C.
Persons tendering are notified that
t( nders will not. be considered unless
made  on  the  printed   form  supplied,
j and  signed   with  their   actual  sign.i-
t u res.
Each tender must be accompanied
bank, made payable to the order of
the Honorable the Minister of Public
Works, equal to ten per cent. (10 p.c.)
of the amount of the tender, which
will he forfeited if the party tendering
decline to enter Into a contract when
called upon to do so. or if he fail to
complete the work contracted for. If
the tender be not accepted the cheque
will lie returned.
The Department does not bind itself
to accept the lowest or any tender.
By order,
Department of Public Works,
Ottawa, July 12, 1906.
Newspapers inserting this advertisement without, authority from the Department will not he paid for it.
Junk and Second-hand
Highest prices paid for second-hand
goods,   junk,   bottles,   rubbers,   brass,
copper, old shoes and all metals; also
old clothes, etc.   write or call.
Opposite Brackman-Ker Wharf.
Phone 212,
.   .
/      , &
Ion   Thorn-   In   Europe   Impressed   tt
Wonsu   Trs&vels&r.
In most Europsjan hotels'ln the smaller plnci s the \ isiter Is met at tbe desk
by a woman instead pf by the perfunctory clerk so famll ar to Americans at
bome, l think this is because a v- o-
lnau can lie more successful In the art
of common, everyday robbery. One
doesn't like t i argue about the prices
with a sweet, smiling little lady, who
ses'ins to be exerting herself to an extreme degree to secure one's comf >rt
and happiness, but if one happens to
be making Short  Stops here and there ;t
ls wise to put away suavity for the
time being t i the extent tit least of an
occasional mild protestation.
When madaine smiles benignly and
tells you that the room you have chosen,
with everything included, will be 20
francs a day it is well to remember
that "everything Includes!" doesn't Include everything by any moans. There-
are a hundred and one little "extras,"
like ten. after dinner coffee, coffee and
rolls in your room iu the morning and
such like luxuries, to say nothing of
Service, which must be paid fsrr first
hand if it is to bc enjoyed at all. So
at 20 francs maslame is probably taking chances against a protest and will
be enormously pleased with herself if
none is forthcoming. It is fhe same all
up and down the scale of pries's, but I
suppose those who can afford lo go up
thi1 scale never care particularly.���
EH'anor Franklin in Leslie's Weekly.
The Kass India  Insects Thai Produce
flu-  Resinous Substance.
India is tiie home of the loccus lac-
ca, the Insects that produce tlie resinous substance known ns shellac. The
females puncture the twigs of several
different kind-; of trees, among the I
the bo. the bihar nnd the buts a. an l the
twigs i ecome ia ���; usti d with a hard,
nearly transparent, reddish, resinous
subst.-nie" thai servos lhe double pur
pose of protecting the eggs and Anally
furnishing f    ���  for t! ������ ;  mng insect';.
The incrustcd i - igs are broken fr ini
tbe trees before the young 'insects es
cape ."ti 1 are thoroughly dried in tbe
sun. These dried twigs are called
"stick-lac," and from them shellac and
a dye analogous to cochineal are pre
pared. "Seed-lac" is the resinous con
civtion separated from ihe twigs,
coarsely pounded and triturated with
water in a mortar, by which nearly all
of the coloring matter is removed.
To prepare shellac the seed-lac Is put
into oblong cotton cloth bags and
warmed over a charcoal fire. When the
rosin begins lo melt the bags ate twisted, ami tlie pure, clear rosin ls allowed
to flow over fig wood planks or the
smooth stems of the banyan tree nnd
cools in the thin plates or shells which
constitute shellac.
Ture sheilas- is very valuable. It is
much harder than colophony and is
easily soluble in alcohol.
Peculiar   Animals   Thnt    Arc   Fonrui
Sinlj-  In  Siamese  Waters.
A   favorite   recreation   in   Siam   is
watching the lighting flsh, a species of
fish found in tlie waters of no other
country. The fish cannot live in unity,
and if two are placed in a bowl they
will instantly engage in a struggle "to
the death."
It is no unusual thing to see iu the
streets of Siam crowds of natives chattering and gesticulating around a bowl
containing a number of these fish,
which thi . 1 ef mi ia the same way as
more cl\ 'zed people do on race horses.
Intense excitement reigns among th"
natives as they watch the fish fighting
within the bowl.
Thess- peculiarly quarrelsome fish sire
very similar to the common pike in appearance, wiih the exception (hat they
are not in the possession of trills. Their
fins, too. are remarkably sharp, and
these they use with terrible effect upon
one another. Blood oozes from their
sides, and yet they persist in lighting
until perhaps only two are left alive,
nnd then th- survivors turn on one another until only one is left out of perhaps ti dozen placed in the tub.
Although the fighting fish are exceptionally goo-l t it. the majority of
natives esteem them only for their
fighting propensities, which affords
them amusement and excitement every
London's  Last  Public  Hanirlna;,
Tlie grewsome spectacle of a public
execution in England is happily a thing
of the past. The scaffold used to be
erected in the roadway outside the
prison, and crowds would assemble to
witness the sight, the last time a man
wns hanged in public being when Michael Barrett suffered the extreme penalty in May, ISOS, in Old Bailey, outside Newgate prison, for exploding a
cask of gunpowder under the walls of
Olerkenwell prison to relsiase the Fenian prisoners Burke and Casey, a mad
act that killed several and Injured still
more.���London Graphic.
Why  He  Liked   it.
"Do you mean to tell me that you
have lived in *his out of tbe way place
for ten years?"
"That's right, stranger. Just ten
"I'm surprised. I can't see what yon
find here to keep you busy."
"I can't find anything. That's the
reason I like It."���Milwaukee Sentinel.
Only   In   Chemistry.
Tommy���Paw, doesn't precipitation
mean tlie same ns si-ttllng? Mr. Figg-
It does iu chemistry, but ln business
you'll find that most men in settling
don't show any precipitation at all.
Every one of us, whatever our speculative opinions, knows better than he
practices and recognizes u better law
The   Bldeona nml  Cruel  Practice of
Pleas Sculpture In  China.
"Victor lingo in ''i'he Man Who
Laughs,' " said an ethni logist, "tells of
Die sculptors of living flesh���those horrible people of the laid lie agi - who kidnaped tender little children and turn ��� i
them into all sons if monsters, dwarfs,
b m< hbacks and tbe l ke, --'ii;:'.: tb i i
afterward for jestei - "r t ir sh \.
"The hideous am cruel pra ttice of
flesh sculpture still continues. T ere is
a   ll'ibc   of   Chinese   gypsies   wl: i
children and turn them into so called
Wild   men.    The  practice  Is,  of  course.
"A kidnaped child is flayed alive, bit
by bit. and the shaggy skin of a dog
ls grafted on him. This takes a year.
At the year's end the poor creature is
shaggy, like a bear, from head to foot.
"The child's vocal chords ars- destroyed witb charcoal in an unspeakably
cruel way. He can never speak then-
after. He can only growl and moan
like a beast.
"He is imprisoned in a perfectly Mack
bole until every vestige of reason leaves
him. Nine months is usually a sufficient confinement to accomplish this.
"Finally, speech! iss, shaggy. lunatic,
the victim is sold to a traveling showman and Is exhibited throughout China
as a genuine wild man or beast man. I
am bound to say he looks the part."
W. IN. Draper
B. C. Land
Ellard Block.   New Westminster, E C.
Origin    of    the    Carious    OIil    Brass
loins of  Bermuda.
"Hog money" is the name by which
the brass money which began to be
struck iu Bermuda in 1050 came to be
known, (in one fac of it was a hog,
on tia- other a ship of that period.
These eld c ilns are .. ry rare and highly iei' I'd by coll
'I'he bisto ���/ of this device is curl 11 -
and interesting. A S; mish
commanded I y Juan C irmudez, ou hs
way to < 'tt' i ��iiii a i argo of ho -, was
wrecked there. This -v, ������ in 1515. Later in tbe s. ne een ', wh in the I
lish discovered this land, tbey found a
country Inhabited by ho rs.
It is also interesting to note that the
English discovered it i.i the same way
as the Spauiards, An English ship
was wrecked there. Is it any wo ler
that the treacherous coast gol m
Spanish and English alike the nan ��� of
Devil's Land? Yer it is one of the
most beautiful coasts In the world, and
it has been claimed that in brilliancy
Mediterranean effects are not at all
equal to those of Bermuda.
Bermuda.is said to be the Island of
Shakespeare's "Tempest" The strange
noises which mariners beard coming
from this island, and which they did
not then know were produced by hogs,
caused them to say that it was haunted and to report weird things of It.���
Money    Wisely    Expended     Is    Siifely
inui  Profitably  Expended.
Beautified utility is never too costly.
Over au i over again the cost benefits
of public improvements have been
proved, defined, established, it Is true
of public betterments of a sanitary
character; it is true of public betterments that look to commi rcial advancement; it is true of public betterments that have primarily an art value, 'ilie practical and the ornamental
betterment are alike in this���that money wisely expended for good purposes
is safely and profitably Invested.
The limitations of expenditures for
civ..- i , t rmeni ;.. - i ..:��������� i ry ob-
vls: s. The work undertaken must be
goo I In Itself and serve some good
purpose, Money expended for a worthless filtration plant, for example, is
money worse than wasted. Money
spent for bad art is not always considered as so completely lost as money
that might be wasted for worthless
sanitary apparatus. The statue causes
no 111 health and may be avoided by
passing down the next street, while an
Impure water supply brings death and
destruction to many helpless persons.���
Homes and Garden.
KiikIInIi and Scotch Precedence.
At the coronation of Charles I., the
kingdoms of England and Scotland
having bei n united during the reign of
his father, considerable friction took
place with regard to the order of pre-
CS-denee   of   lhe   English   and   Scottish
noblemen, An arrangement satisfactory to all parties was fi: ally concluded.   In   virtue   Of   '   biCll   English   peers
while In  England  look precedence of
Scottish peers of lbe same rank, while
in Scotland ihis order was reversed,
and the Scottish peers went lirst.
The Shepherd's Crook.
Although most people have seen a
shepherd's crook, many do not know
the use of it. Some people think that
ull the shepherd carries it for is to use
It as a walking stick when be tramps
to and from the fold. But the crooked
end Itself serves a purpose. It enables
i. shepherd to catch refractory sheep.
If a sheep shows signs of running
fcway the crooked end has only to be
placed round his leg, and he ls a captive.���London Standard.
A   I.eiiu   Way   Off.
Creditor (determinsHlly)���I shall call
at your house every week until you pay
this account, sir. Debtor (in the blandest of tones)���Then, sir, there seems
every probability of our acquaintanceship ripening into friendship.
Lots  of Chatter.
"What is be playing?"
"Oh, Mendelssohn's 'Songs Without
Words,' you know."
"lira! Well, the audience seems to
|>e doing iheir best to supply the defi-
Mency."-London Bystander.
Royal Bank
of Canada
L,a:,ital $3,000X00.    Reserve $3,437,162
Total  Assets $36,3/*3,b/o.
Bi inches   and   corresi radei ts   in
all the principal  eitiss of tne world.
C'irera!  banking business transacted.
',   .������) ens an account.   Interest added i
talf yearly.
Collections made at lowest rates.
)pen    Saturday    nights   from  B to 9
F.  B.  Lv'e. Manager.
Bank of
Incorporated   by   act   or   parliament
CAPITAL (All paid up)...*14,UUU,000
Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona and Mount
Royal, G.C.M.Q Hon President
Hon. Sir G. A. Drummoud, President
E.   S.   Houston,   Vice   President   and
General Manager.
General banking business transacted.
Branches in ali the principal cities
in Canada, in London, Eng., Xew
Yo i, Chicago, and St. Jonn, Nfld.,
and correspondents in all parts of the
Savings Bank Dept.
G. D.  Brymner,  Manager.
Foot of 4th Ave.   Cor. 16th  Street
New Westminster, B. C.
urday and Sunday at 1:110 p. m. Saturday at 2:30 p. m.
S. S. Queen City
Leaves Victoria at 11 p. m. on 1st.
Tib, 19th and 20th of each month foi
isit and way points; leaves Vic-
on the 7, and 20, for Quatsino and
way   points.  Leaves  Victoria  on  20th
of e ich month for Cape Scott and way
-  including Quatsino.
Steamer Transfer
!.-;:,- s New We- , ��� r on Mon
day, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
nml Friday at 3 p. m. and Saturday
al 2 i. m. with additional trip on Mon-
di.   at 5 a. m.
Leaves Steveston Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at
7 a. m.; Friday at C a. in. additional
trip Saturday 5 p. m.
S. S. Beaver
Leaves Xew Westminster, 8 a. m.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Leaves Chilliwack 7 a. m. Tuesday,,
: Thursday   and   Saturdays,   calling   at
landings   between   New   Westminster
and Chilliwack.
S. S. Tees
Leaves Vancouver at 2 p. m., 2nd
and 16th of each month, calling at
Skidegate on first trip and Bella Coola
on second trip. Time on arrival and
di      'tire are approximate.
For reservations and information
cad or address
Agent, N'i ���>��� W is tml i ter,
'������--. Gen, Pass   Vgent, Vancouver.
.1. W. TROI P,
leneral Superintendent, \ Ictoi
��� -��� i. Agent, r I ��� ��� ..
New We itn Insti r
Berth No. 494," will be received at
this Department until noon on Wednesday, the Sth day of August, 1906,
for a license to cut timber on Berth
No. 494, comprising the Wef I foi
m 26, Township 5, R ige 7,
Wesi V h Meridli a, - ining
an ar. i of 303 a.-res more < r
The survey of this l erth Is to 1 e
���  within one year of receipt of
The regulations under which a :-
c< nse will be issued, also printed
forms i :' tender and i nvelope, may be
���-. . ��� this i ii partmenl < r at the
office of the Crown Timber Agenl al
New Westminster, B. C.
Each tender must be accompanied
bj an accepted cheque on a chartered
bank in favor of the Deputy of the
Minister of the Interior, for the
amount of the bonus which the applicant is prepared to pay for the license.
No tender by telegraph will lie entertained.
Department of the Interior, Ottawa,
June 23, 190C.
Railway Com
Two   fas
with dining  cars 1,1,
and   first-i
Atlantic Express li
Imperial  Limited,   1 ,
Excursion   rate  th;
Eastern points on June 2!    -   t,
��� - '��� Jtilv
2, 3, Aug. 7, 8 and 9,
For full particula , to
C. P. R. Agent,
New Westminster
Assistant   General   Passenger  Ac ent
Vancouver. "    '
All kinds of Ship repair
ShijD and Scow   Building
a specialty.
Estimates   promptly furnished,
124 Eighth St., New Westminster, B.C.
Westminster Iron Works
Ornamental   Iron   wont,   including
Fences, Gates, Fire Escapes, etc.
Mall orders and corre 1 mdence ln
New Westmlnsti r. r. u. 174,
Canadian Pacific
Royal Mail Steamship
Passengers arriving on
last Empress of Britain
had a most pleasant and
comfortable trip across
the ocean. Next Empress
sails July 26th. Luggage
checked through to Liverpool. For rates and other
data  apply to
C.  P.   R.  AGENT.
The words of tlie good nre like a staff
In a 8liUM>rv Iilaee.���Hfiulna Mnvtm
Canadian Pacific Railway Co.
British  Columbia Coast  Line
(Subject to change without   none--...
Princess May, leaves Vancouver^
June 25th.
Princess ueatrlce, leaves Vancouver.
July 1st.
Prince;;., may, leaves Vancouver
July Tth.
Princess Deatrice, leaves Vancouver,
July 13th.
Princess May, leaves Vancouver.
July 17th.
Princess Beatrice, leaves Vancouver,
July 25th.
Princess May, leaves Vancouver,
July  31st.
Princess Victoria.
Leaves Vancouver daily at 1 p. m.
S. S. Charmer.
Leaves New Westminster at 7 a. m.
'. on Wednesday and Mondays.
S. S. Joan
Leaves Vancouver daily except Sat-
Lea ��� e New Y> esti ... -' er 7.25 di
Leave New Westminster 17.20 daily.
Arrive  New  Westminster  10.30  daily.
Arrive New Westminster 19.10 daily.
Lv. N. W. 7.25, Ar. Seattle 15.50.
Lv. Seattle, 12.30;   Ar. N W. 20.20.
Lv.   N.   W.   7.25,   9.35,   17.20,   19.25.
Ar.   N.   W.   9.15,  10.30,  19.10,  20.20.
Lv. New Westminster 6.30 a. in.
Lv. N. W. 9.20 a.m.: ar. Seattle 4 p,m
Lv. N. W. 4.35 p.m.; ar. Seattle 10 p.m.
Lv. Seattle, 4.34 p. m., ar. N. W. 9.35.
Lv. N. W. 3 p.m. and 9.35 p.m.
Lv. Vancouver 8.35 a.m., and  1 p.m.
Lv. X. W. 9.20 a.m.; ar. Gui ihon
2.20 p.m.
Lv, Guichon 2.4u p.m.; ar. N. W.
9.35 p.m.
Mondays only.
Lv. New Westminster 5.50, 6.50, 1
and 8 a. m., and every half hour thereafter till 11 p. m.
Lv. Vancouver for Westminster at
same hours.
Fraser River and Gulf
From N. W. Mon. Wed. Frid. 8 a.m.
From Chwk. Tu., Th., Sat., 7 a.m.
From N. W. Tu., Th.. Sat. 8 a.m.
From Chwk. Sun., Wed., Fri., 7 a.m
From N. W. daily, ox. Sat. and Sun.,
3 p. m.; Saturday 2 p. m.
Add. trip, Monday, 5 a.m.
Prom Steveston, 7 a.m. (Fri. 6 a.m.)
Add. trip Stit 111 day, 6 p.m.
From N.W., Wed. and Mon., 7 a.m.
li'i'om Victoria Tues. and Sat. 4 a.m.
Mail Service
Close. Received.
1 Seattle, via Sumas.10 pm. 8.20 p.m.
I Sap'n <t Millside..10.00 p.m. 10.30 a.m.
'Vancouver 10.00 p.m.    9.00 a.m
Cloverdale, Blaine,
Seattle, etc.. .. S.45 a.m. 3.30 p.m.
! Van. & Cent. Park...l0.30 a.m.   2 p.m.
! Victoria 10.30 a.rn. 10.00 a.m
; East Burnaby  1.15   1.20 p.m.
Steveston,  etc   1.30 p.m. 10.30 a.m
East, via C. P. R...4.45 pm.   7.10 p.m.
East, via C. P. P.. 10.00 p.m. 10.30 a.m
Sap., Mill, Coq'm..4.45 p.m.   7.10 p.m.
Van. & Burnaby..3.30 p.m.   6.00 p.m.
Timberland, Tues.,
Friday   12.00 m.   12.00 m.
Synopsis   of   Canadian    Home- '���
stead Regulations
Any available Dominion Lands within the Railway Belt in British Col im-
l'i:i, may lie homesteaded by any pi r-
son who Is the sole head of a family,
or any male over IS years of ace, to
the extent, of one-q tarter sectl n 1 f
160 i" res, moi e or li
Enl      mus       ���   1      ��� mallj
the   I( .    I;  1   Offil e
which the Ian I Is sl
Th" teader is require*
form ���' ' '    ��� -     ted l
with 1       r 01 :'
iii   \t   least  six  mont   ���'
upon   and  cultivation   of  thi
each year for three years.
(2    if the father |nr mother, if thi
���' ���     . ;- deceased 1 of the homesti
res   les   upon  a  farm  in  the  vicinitj
of  the land entered  for the requin
ments as to residence may be s
by such person residing with the father or mother.
(3) If the settler has his permanent
residence upon farming land owned
by hitn in the vicinity of his homestead, the requirements a? to residence
may be satisfied by residence upon
the said land.
Six months' notice in writing should
be given to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at Ottawa of intention
to apply for patent.
Deputy  Minister  of  the   Interior.
Great Northern Ry,
Time Table
V. VV. & Y. RY
������ 1
!.      '    WESTMINSTl :
*���::''�� rsm I'daii.e.   !', |,|] ]
���l :35 pm ham      Burlin 1
ton,   Mt.   Vei
|non,     Eve efl
1. .". pm Spol ; ne,      St.
���. ���
������ ' ���
Woolley,     an I
3:00 i';i: Vai    1    ���
9:55 pm
2���Daily  Overland Trains���2
���   ai ". St. Paul,  sllrt
.     ' : th,   I
; ��� i . 'I  point 1 1
For    comph Inf '
���      I
dl on or addi -
���'. GRIFFIN, A
Bank of < lommerce Bul I ng,    1
.'.'. w Westmln
Corner Second Avenue      I Co- J
lumbia St., Seatl ���-. Wash,     |
N.  B.���Unauthorized  publication of   1
this  advertisement  will  not be  paid
Sealed tenders addressed t�� the
undersigned, marked on the envelope
"Tender for Ties, 1906," will be received ut the office Commi
sioners of the Tr 1 1 ental Ra '
way at Ottawa, until
noon, of the 12th day of Ju L906,
for five hundred and thirty-five thou
sand (535,000) Railway Ties In accordance with the specifi atii as. of
the Commissioners.
Sealed Tenders a Idn sse l I i the
undersigned, marked on the envelope
���'fender for Ties, i.e.7," will also be
received as above until twelve o'clock
noon, of the 4th day of Septembei
1906, for one million and    ten    thou-
Tenders for a License to Cut Timber
on Dominion Lands in the Province
of British Columbia.
SEALED TENDERS, addressed to
the Timber and Mines Branch, Department of the Interior, and marked
on the envelope "Tender for Timber
Band 11,010,000) Railway Ties. In accordance with the specifications of
the Commissioners,
'lenders must be made on the
ipplied by the Con missione,">
whl< h, as wsdl as the ij 1 litis ation-.
may be obtained on application to
Hugh D. Lumsden, Chief Engineer,
Ottawa, Ont, to A. E. Doucet, Dis-
tricl Engineer, Quebec, P. Q., or to
A. i:. Hodgins, District l.'nt'Jneer,
Kenora, Out.
Full Information in regard to dollv
eries required is given on form or
Each tender must be signed and
sealed by all the parties to the tender
and witnessed,
The Biiccs?8Sfu] tenderers will be
required to sign a contract in form
satisfactory to the Commissioners,
and to furnish an accepted cheque on
a chartered bank of Canada, payable
to the Commissioners of the Transcontinental Railway for a sum equal
to ten per cent. (10 per cent) of the
amount of the tender, as security for
the due and faithful performance of
the contract.
No tender for less than five thousand ties will be consitlered.
The right Is reserved to reject any
or all tenders.
By Order,
The Commissioners of the
Transcontinental Railway,
Dated at Ottawa, June 26th. 1906
Northern Pacific;
1 1
Trains Daily
Travel en the Fan
Electric-lighted train.    Lov
Quick Time. Excellent
New York, Chicago,
Toronto, St. Paul
Steamshir Tickets on saie to al
pean points.
Special    Reduced    Rates    Round   Trip
Rates   to   Southern   California.
For full informtion call on or wr te
C. E. LANG, General Agent,
���l"o Hastings St., Vancouver, B. C
Portland, Ore. A. ('������    A
Spokane falls & Northern Ky. ft.
Nelson & ft. Sheppard Ry. Co.
Red Mountain Ry. Cc.
The   only  all   rail   route   betwi   '
points east, west and south to
land,  Nelson  and  intermediate  j
connecting at Spokane with thi
Northern, Northern Pacific
& N. Co.
Connects at Rossland with '
adian   Pacific   Railway   for   Bou
Creek points.
Connects  at     Meyers     Falls    with
stage r'-iily for Republic.
Ituffet   service   on   trains   betwei
Spokane  and   Nelson.
Effective    Sunday,    November    10,
9.20 a.m.
12.25 p.m.
9.40 a.m.
Day Train Arrive
.. Spokane ....7'5 l"1''
..Rossland  ....41�� I m
...Nelson 6.45 r-ffl-
The White Pass
and Yukon Route
FAIRBANKS.    Daily  trains   (except
Sunday)    carrying   passengers,   rm"i
express    and    freight    connect    witir
stages at Carcross and White Horse.
maintaining a through winter service.
For information apply to
J.  H.  ROGERS, Traffic  Manager,
Vancouver. B. C. FRIDAY,   JULY   20.   1906.
W')S, Barrls.
��� ���      . B
V-'. J. Whs L. Edmonds.
MR. -'   P.  HAMPTON BOLE, so
tor of the   u sourt. Ol
���   Bank   i I   Commerce  bull i
imbia  street,  opposite  post-
New Westminster.    Money to
Croquet Sets
Sporting Goods
barristers, solicitors, etc. offices: New Westmln ter, Trapp Blk.,
corner Clarkson and Lorne streets'
Vancouver, rooms 21 to 24, 445 Granville street. Joseph Martin, K C
W. Weait, W. U. McQuarrle, H.'A."
Bourne. Mr. Martin wijl be'in tbS
Westminster offices every Friday af'
MOREY'S c��'-��lii'st-
Carnarvon St., between 10th and Mdnnis.
HOWAY,  REID  &  BOWES,  Barristers,   solicitors,   etc.,   42   Lorne
reet,   opposite   Court   House,   New
Westminster.   J. H. Bowes, P  b  Box
GEORGE E. MARTIN, Barrister and
Solicitor, Guichon  block, Colum-
and McKenzie streets, New West-
niiuster, B. C.
First Class Meals at all Hcurs,
English, Japanese and Chinese  Styles.
From 1 5c. up.
Mrs. Lizzie Chan,
B. C. Mills, Timber and
Trading Company
Manufacturers and Dealers in All Kinds of
!   Lumber,   Lath,   Shingles,   Mouldings,   Sash,   Doors,
Interior Finish,    Turned Work,    Etc.
Fish and Fruit Boxes.
Large Stock Plain and Fancy Glass.
UNION LODGE, NO. 9. A, F. & A. M.
���The regular meeting of this
Is held on the First Wednesday in
each month, at 8 o'clock p. m., In
the Masonic Temple. Sojourning
brethren are cordially Invited to aitend Dr. W. A. DeWolf Smith,
Special Summer Courses
For Teachers  in the
Business Institute
Lumber Always in Stock for Fencing and Draining.
Royal City Branch, Columbia St.,
J    Telephone 12.
New Westminster.
ranwn.L   t
336 Hastings Street W., Vancouver
R.   J.   SROTT.   B..A.,   Principal.
H.  A. SCRIVEN,  B.A.. Vice-Prin.
F. & A. M.���Regular communications of this, lodge are held on the
second Tuesday in each month iu
Masonic Temple, at 8 p. m. Visit-
Ing  brethren  are  cordially  invited   r\    C    11 i   I   ill     I
toattend-D w-Gichrist sl   B. I. Monumental Works
R. B. K. of I., meets second and
fourth Friday of each mouth, at S
p. in., in Orange hall, corner of
Royal avenue and John street. Sojourning Sir Knights cordially invite.! to attend. W. E. Dunlop, W.
P.;   E.  E. Matthias, Rs g,
JAMES   McKAY,  Proprietor.
Importer and manufacturer of
Marble and Granite Monuments,
- Meets in Orange hall Br I and
third F lay in each n onth ai 8 p.
ra. \ .in-' brethren a i cordially
Ited to atten I. E. E M u hit s,
R. M.. .j. Humphr! is, I: ���   ' -
1. O. O. F.���AMITY  LODGE,  No. 27���
The regular meetings of th
are It >' I in Oddfello\ >' hail,
it, e. ery   M
al 8   'cl ick.   Visiting bi  threi
dially Invited to attend.   S. J, May,
N. G.;   W. C. Coatham, Rec.-Sec.
A. O. U. W.���FRASER LOCGE No. 3
��� Meetings the first and third Tne..
day In each month. Visiting
bi 'hren cordtally invited to attend.
Le ige room, A. 0. U. W. hall, Odd-
fellows' block. Clarkson street, 0.
S. Corrigan, recorder; Louis Witt,
m ister workman.
Tablets, Tombstones, Bc.
Write for prices.
New   Westminster,  B.  C.
Printing j
Wholesale and Retail
Meat Dealers
We Cater to the Family Trade.
\Ye have on sale for the benefit of
our Customers the Primest, Tenderest
and Best Beef ever offered.
Especially stall fed ror our trade.
Columbia Street, New Westminster.
Open for B
|    July  4,  1906.
P. ��� iiiise Degree meets Second and
Fourth Wedn sdav of each month,
it. K. of P. Ha ' Columbia St., at
8 : ;.. Wi Ite Ros ��� D. :������' i, Fourth
Wednesday in each month, same
time and place. Visiting Brethren
cordially Invited. E. B. Stinch-
combs, Pres., 11. Disney, Secretary.
s>, is
*~. TIDY,
���Meets the Fourth Friday in the
month at 8 o'clock, In the small
hall, Oddfellows' block. Visiting
brethren aro cordially invited to attend. .1. li. Rushton, C. R.; F. P.
Maxwell, R. S.
Telephone A18I or address  1th Avenue and 10th Street.
\i s>3 ' A
Manufacturer cf
A. 0. F.���The regular meetings of
this Lodge are held on the Second
and Fourth Tuesdays of each month
at s p. m. in the Oddfellows' Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordialy invited to attend. E. C. Firth, C. R.;
V. P. Maxwell, Sec.
Mineral Waters, Etc.
Aerated Waters,
We guarantee them to lit beautifully and to
be the equal of the best set of teeth you ever saw
costing twice as much. Our mechanical experts
are men of long' experience (we employ no others)
and their work is the best known to' the Dental
ai �� o'clock p, Ui., it; Oddfellows'
Hall, Oolumhla street. Visiting
Brethren are cordially invited to attend. .1. S. Bryson, S. C.j J. McD.
Campbell, Sec
Family Trade a Specialty.
Tel.  113. Office,  Eighth  Street,
Still Doing Business at trie Old St-.ir.cl
CAMP, 181,���Mei ts on the First and
Third Tuesday of every month in
K. of p. Elall, John McNlvs n,
Child'; J. J, Forresti r, Rec, Sec.
30ARD OF TRADE.���Xew Westminster Board of Trade meets in the
Board Room, City Hall, as follows:
Second Wednesday of each mot.Hi.
Quarte.ly meetings on the seci
Wednesday of February, Wnv
August and November, at 8 p. in.
Annual meetings on the secnn I
Wednesday of February. New
members may be proposed and
elected at any monthly or quarterly
meeting.   A. E. White, Sec.
Transfer Co*
Office���Tram  Depot
Columbia bt.
Baggage delivered    promptly u> any
Part of the city.
Light and Heavy Hauling
O'ftco 'Phone 185.      Man  r.tione 137
Merchant Tailor
Columbia  Street.
Full line of English, scotcn and Irish
tweeds and worsteds always m stock
Spring  stock  now  in.    Make  voui
I   KM
���4 j
Other prices worth coming miles to profit by :
CRAKE.   |
Watchmaker and
Manufactvring Jeweler.
Aoquired a through knowledge of the
business in England with K> years experience. Later was 7 years ma ;. r
Iof the watch repairing department of
Savage, Lyman & Co., Montreal,
Henry Birk' busir sas manager part of
the time.
En '!i.;h,    Swiss,   American   and   i
���complicated watches cleaned, repaired,
made like m w and adjusted.
Charges Reasonable.
Two Doors from Geo. Adams Grocei
Gold Riling
$1.00   !   Gold Crowns
Platina Filling . . . $1.00
Silver Fiiiin? ....     50c
Bridge Work (��?*) $5.00
Set of Teeth  .  . . $5.00
Consultation antl Examination Free of Charge.
AllOur Work GuaranteeJ>i;iO Years With a
Protective Guarantee.
ft t.i
Hou j 9 a. m. to 8 ���p.m.    Remember the Plae^
���437   Hastings  St. W.,  Vancouver KI
���twirl,    wit   nml   l):trl.m   Ease   of   *
HuNNinn  Revolutionist.
Nowhere outside of the pages of fiction would we expeel Buch an Incident
us the following from the per I
story of the Russian revolutionist Narodny. Narodny had jusl lumped from
a window to escape the police. "When
I scramiileii to my feet 1 disco red
myself iu Uie yard and among half a
dozen soldiers. I was without overcoat and hat a very suspicious Qgure
���aud, having neither, I could not escape even could I get by the soldiers
who surrounded nie," he said.
"I jerked a card from uiy pocket���to
this day I do not know what it was
snd handed it to oue of the soldiers.
'Here ls my card,' I said rapidly. 'I
am a member of the secret police. One
of Uiese revolutionists is tryiug to escape. I am after him. Quick! Give
me your coat aud hat"
"He automatically obeyed. I slipped
on his coat and hat and to all appearances was a soldier of the czar. I
walked past the guards*l gate of the
yard, out Into the street Before me
were thousands of soldiers. I saw my
friends being brought down from the
hall ami put into the black vans, about
whicb stood guards of Cossacks. I
marched through my friends (all of
that group are in prison today save
only myself and the friend who es-
caped with me) with the air of a soldier s��n a very important message and
pressed on through the mass of other
soldiers that filled the so t."���American Magazine.
When     tlie    Kuzor    nnd    tlu-    Scalpel
Were  Linked   In   S>nt>  Trade.
More th..:i 100 years old Is the Royal
College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. At
the time II was founded the surgeons
and barbers of the city were unite*1
as oue of the fourteen Incorporated
trades of Edinburgh. On July 1, 1505,
tbey received their charter from the
town council. The charter of the barber surgeons was confirmed by James
IV., an early Stuart king of great enlightenment and accomplishment, who
took inus'li interest in the progress of '
tbe surgeons on account of tbe needs
of bis army in time of wa*.
In tlie charter leave was given to the
Incorporation to control the medical
education of the city, such as it was
ln those days; of bloodletting, to have
the sole right of practice aud to put
down quacks, They were to get every
year the body of a criminal who had
been executed to practice anatomy on,
and tbey promised ln return to do "suffrage for his soul." Of the first 158
members of the Incorporation six were
surgeons to the kings of Scotland.
As society Improved and medical science developed the gulf between tbe
Burgeons and barbers widened, aud in
1772, as the result of a process In tbe
court of session, the connection was
finally terminated. The deacon, or
president, of the incorporation of surgeons was for more than 320 years a
member of the town council of Edinburgh, ex officio, and several of the
deacons were members of the Scottish
Ilet-n-cen   n   Ilnwk   und
Black  Dog Mink.
Silent as an owl In the bla<:fc of night,
the bawl, glided low on whist wings
across the little open space cleared by
the fallen maple, paused an almosl iiu-
perceptible instant above die unilsten-
Ing Bqulrrel, and then, wings closed,
dropped upon bim with unerring talons.
But for some Btrange reason tbe harrier seemed powerless to I.ear away
his kill; while his angry, frightened
screams drowned out the dying squeak
of the squirrel, be strove with great
rattling wing strokes to get purchase
ou the air, but could not. Over and
over again he struck downward with
his beak, apparently at the squirrel,
though of this, because of the blur of
his whipping wings, 1 could not be
sure. In a moment he half toppled
forward, and then, like a huge broken
winged partridge, he flopped about
among the tangled colls of roots, uttering meanwhile shrill screech on screech
that seemed fairly to lacerate his
throat. In but little more than it
takes to tell it a dozen kingbirds bad
gathered, and were buzzing round the
struggling barrier like gadilies round a
horse, adding their spiteful cries to llis
harsh din; now a crow appeared out
of nowhere and searched deep In his
throat for ids hoarest cry; blue jays
flashed across the clearing and bach
again In a frenzy of clamorous excite
ment; a swarm of chattering blackbirds rushed into the tree above ms
till its branches sagged and creaked
like those of a laboring tree overweighted with fruit���all in an Instant
bedlam was let loose round that old
wind wrecked maple.
Under cover of the uproar I crept
nearer and saw that a big black dog
mink, his buUdOg jaws clamped on
the upper leg of the harrier, was grim
ly fighting to pull him down from behind, while the harrier, with the speed
of terror and bate, sought desperately
to reach his assailant, with his beak.
It looked as if the mink must win, for
the harrier was perceptibly weakening
iu his vain counter attack; but a sudden lift with the harrier's long wings
half tore the mink from his bold and
swung him for one brief moment within distance of that rending beak.
Rip; a big red gash gaped open on thc
mink's writhing flank, and be let go
and tumbled back among the roots.
Up leaped the hawk, his pearly white
breast streaked and blotched with
blood from his wounded leg. Like
magic the cries of all but the kingbirds were hushed, while. Still screaming with rage and hurt, the bawl; rose
heavily skyward and marked his course
athwart the wind for the shelter of the
woods.���Harold S. Demlng In Harper's
February   Legends.
Why February has twenty-eight days
ia explained in the legends of the past.
One is of an old woman, who, tending
her flock, ridiculed the mouth of February because he had dealt so leniently witb her aud her sheep. Then Febru- |
ary felt insulted and made leap year
and borrowed a cold day from March j
and froze her and her flock.  There is a \
Norman   legend   which   makes   it  out
that February had originally as many
days as ihc other mouths, but February was a confirmed gambler and lost
at domino a day both to January ami
to March.   Strange to say, there is an j
old story of Egypt, wherein the god of
February plays forfeits with tbe moon
antl loses certain days.
Persian  Dramatics.
A traveler, speaking of some of the
oddities of Persian customs when viewed with occidental eyes, said.:
"Depending as we do upon Illusion
and se.nie effects in our theaters, the
presentation of a Persian piny by native performers strikes the westerner
as little short of ridiculous, the extreme
solemnity of all concerned making the
appeal to hilarity all the stronger. In
one of their favorite miracle plays the
prophet is supposed to ascend to heaven, aud this dramatic incident Is accomplished by the very simple expedient of drawing him up from the stage
and out of .sight with a block antl
tackle. The 'tackle is attached to hla
belt by an attendant In plain view of
the audience. So strong, however, is
the Imaginative power in Uie oriental
that many of the onlookers will be ob'
Berved weeping openly." ��� Harper's
Not Wholly  Ignorant.
Au applicant for a position In the j
public works department in a certain
city was undergoing a civil service ex- I
amimition. With a view to testing his ���
knowledge of history the examining !
officer asked him what he knew of the i
Punic wars.
"The name sounds familiar," said the
applicant, "but I can't just remember
when it was or where it happened."
"Don't you know anything about
"No, sir."
"Surely you have heard about Hannibal'.-"
"Oh, yes. I know all aboul Hannibal.
That's where Mark Twain used to
The Gardener.
It is at once the joy and the despair
of a gardener that his work is nevei
done. His materials are growing,
changing, ever varying things. This Is
an endless delight to a man who lives
with liis Tardea and watches his pinna
grow up. When be makes a ��� .irden foi
another it is a different matter. Then,
after spending his best, thought and
skill, the garden must be turned over
into the hands of the Philistine, who
may, doubtless will, spoil his color effects, make gaudy what before was
rich, Introduce tawdry display where
before was a sensitive delicacy. These
are the things that try men's souls and
will continue to try them until theowm
ers of large places actpulre some degree of sympathy with and understanding of art.���Century.
The "Bore"  of   l" 12.
It Is curious to find In a "Dyet try"
of 1542 the Information that "lure is
made of malic, of bopps and vvnter, It
is a natiirall drynke for a Diitcbeman,
And now of late dayes it Is moche used
In Englande to the detryment of many
Bnglisshe   men."     The   author   was
Speaking of "beer." tiie then new liquor i
distinguished from "ale" by being hop- j
ped. In this sense a seventeenth century rhymer says that "turkey, carps,
hops, plccadel and beer came Into England till In one j ear," "piceadel" being
a kind of ruff or collar.
Child's View of \rt.
A lover of ran' old china had n collection that was the envy of her visitors. One day a little girl came with
her mother for a call, and. being seated in the living room, wonderlngly
eyed the array or antique dishes. The
hostess was much pleased at the child's
evident admiration of her treasures aud
said. "Well, my dear, what do you
think of my china'.'" The child looked
Up, and pity was in her eyes as she
asked. "Hasn't you dot any pantry?"
ial -����. ii.'i'iit,
In   llotibt.
Ethel (who is not famous for her
good looks)���I don't see why you should
call Miss Whitmore plain. I'm sure I
only wish I were half as good looking
as Bhe is. Fred���Vou are, Ethel; you
know you are. (And Ethel is wondering whether he meant to compliment
Firmness of Purpose.
Firmness of purpose is one of the
most necessary sinews of character
nnd one of the best Instrumeuts of
success. Without it genius wastes Ita
efforts In a maze of Inconsistencies.--
Not Matched.
"Mustache cups'.-" said the salesman,
"Yes. sir. Here's a pretty design. <'up
and saucer $1.08."
"But," said Mr. Nurich, "that ain't
the saucer that goes with It."
"Oh, yes."
"Not much It ain't. There ain't no
mustache guard on It."���Philadelphia
"Monsieur." snid tile duelist's second,
"llll is ready. Let me shako your
"Voila!" exclaimed the duelist, with
chattering ttath. "Can you not see eet
ees shake too much as eet ees?"���
Philadelphia Led ter.
The lefl side of the face is usually
considered by artists to be more beau,
tlt'ul than the right.
--c ,���
;   .
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FRIDAY,  july 20,
  - ���
.   CHEMISTS for
Prescriptions a Specialty.
Eliard Block,
New Westminster. - ��� - B. C.
Here is a
150 acres of good
land, 20 acres under
cultivation, balance
prairie; easily cleared;
fruit trees and fine
water ; one and one-
half storey house,barn,
chicken houses and
yards ; close to school,
church, store and post-
office; nine miles from
New Westminster; R.
R. station adjoining-
Price $3500.00
Dead Easy Terms
Mclnnes & Kerr,
Peal Estate,   Insurance
and Auctioneers
278 Columbia  Street.
Telephone   170.
Guichon���.1. Griffin, Toronto;, Miss
Sharp, Langley; Miss Smith, Mount
Vernon, Wash.; Miss; Plctalt, Mount
Vernon, Wash.;  D. Malcclmson, Van
. iver; W. A. Wai den, Blaine; E. B.
.\: .faster, Vancouver; H. C, Woo,is.
Tl route;    M    C.   WalkBT,   Millside;   AV.
.1. Sawing, Seattle; Ben Bosenfeld,
St. Paul; C. R. McLaughlin, wife and
child. CaJumbo, Ohio.
Colonial���Miss Jennie L. Murry.
Miss Effle L. Murry. Seattle; Ear]
Johnson, Toronto; G. P. Ballantine,
Vi r ��� iver; W. il. Townsen 1, Nanaimo.
Windsor���.1.   Kelly,   Chilliwack:    .1.
j w. Broitton, jr., Vancouver; S. Gray,
i Calgary; M. V. Kelly, Medford; -M. E.
Titus, Golden;  D. A. McMillan, Vancouver;   J.   E.   Koehlar,   Bellingham;
IT.   Million,  Seattle;   J.    Irish,    Sioux
City; E. A. Billack, Medford, Wis.
Dejiot���George C. Mackie, jr..
Blaine: C. Little, Blaine: Mrs. Robinson, Ladner; .loseph H. Cyr, Mission;
1 E. Bonifleld, Coquitlam; E. Lakiug,
Cloverdale; n. II. Kenimings, Mud
Cosmopolitan���L. Simpson. Coquitlam; R. Me.Milhir, Vancouver: .1. Kil-
by, Chilliwack; John Smith, Vancouver.
Welcome to Royal Citizens.
The Nanaimo Free Press of Wednesday said: "Nanaimo extends a hearty
welcome today to her visitors from
New Westminster. Our friends from
the Royal City conferred a signal favor on Nanaimo when unasked and
^ithoul    dvet tisi ment 6n    our    part
chose this city as the most
tiful and desirable place in which to
. their annual citizens' picnic. The
iltj appreciates thai favor and I
j their stay here everyone of tl
lonisl - will have a royal ti
Fatal Foolishness.
Tacoma, duly 19.���Bert Willard, 19
years ol age, has been arrested at
Puyallup, charged wdth manslaughter,
in having rocked a boat and c
the death of Lloyd Hadden, 16 years
Too   Few  Peccle   Attend   Ir.terrnecoaie
Lacrosse  Matches Where   Even
Playing Is Seen.
The Regina lacrosse te Bl     td
def     t West   Enders las    even
ing In a game at i.1 in e i's 'ai :. the
dual score being live to two. A irei
good exhibition of I he n ; i
was put up, and the few people who
attende l were amply repaid bj ss
lng a good game. The play �� ���< fasl
and clean throughout, while the pass-
bag was swift and sure. The teams
were evenly matched, and the ints resl
was kept up right until the whistle
blew announcing the end of the game.
The Reginas were rather strongei
than their opponents, having better
combination work. During the first
quarter, the Reginas scored two goals,
while their opponents scored just one.
The second quarter saw the figures
reversed, and the game wtis a tie at
half time. During lhe third and fourth
quarters, the Reginas scored one goal
during each period, while lhe West
Ktiiieis were r.m.i.ie to add to their
score. The victory of the Reginas
was greeted with cheers by the suits, who had thoroughly enjoyed
the match. George Rennle was on the
Beld, and handed out decisions in an
; tial manner.
It is to lie regrs tted that the inter-
. atches are not better patronized, the small crowd that ittends
' ��� ing   ���������������: y   discouraging.     Con
he class o - ed last
ing, the matches   ughl to hi   bei
���     atti .i.i'. I, and it is 1 ed
the g
lation   i layers'   ei
ivide enti      Inment
In selecting your hardware for your house, be
sure you get a good
lock. To stand the continuous wear and use
given it both the material and workmanship
must be good. Our line
comprises the best /Canadian and American
makes. Call and examine our lines	
& Lusby
General Hauling and Delivery.
Heavy Hauling uur speeallty.
Wood and Coal
Imhla St., below Tram Office.
Telephone lbo.
White & Shiles
Here Is Your Chance!
Eighty acres of first-class land, situated on a good grave1, ro.t 1,
!���< four miles from Westminster; lo acres under cultivation; 7 acres of
;���;   good hay. now almost ready for  harvest.
$ Dwelling, 3 rooms, barn and stable ^nd three new houses.   This
a    is an extra good buy.
Burnaby Homes
I have a number of small acreages adjoining New Westminster
;���:   on easy terms.   This property is extra we!? situated.
Nine acres of good soil near town.
Intermediate  Lacrosse Tomorrow.
i   toi
a   the   Victoria   and   ths
X. w  iVs stmins        d       ediate ti
should cerl tin i good '
��� ��� ling 1
and the visitors ars ling over with
the decided intention of lefeating
New     We- ���        -' i    theil D
grounds.   The home team is perfi   ~<
this, and has ! een training
': : for this mate:;, and is ns .-. in
:onditii n. The teams ars ��� ��� i-
ly matched and there is no doubt that
the play will be close. The New
Westminster team will line up a- follows:
Goal. G. Clute: point, D. Digby;
cover point, B. Galbraith; first defence, A. Robertson; second defence,
H. Ackley; third defence, K. C.
Brown; centre, J, i. Keary; third
home. if. .John.- ion: -������ ���< .: I In ...\ L.
Turnbull; first home, E. Warwicl
outsi ��� lorne, A, Smith; inside home,
C. Spring
The Victoria team will be selected
from among the following:
Campbell, Clegg, Mason, Temple,
Stevens, Baker, Moris, Sweeney, W.
Crocker, Batters!.;.-, Fairall, A. Campbell and Cressford.
Baseball This Evening.
This evening the Millside baseball
team will meet the New Westminster
players .at Queen's Park, where the
two teams wil proceed to do things
to each other.    The Millside team is
an  unknown  quantity  this year, and
it Is . in  I thi ; thej have a couple
i : ��� linuoos playing        them,   'i he re-
ort 1   a not been      oflrme I,   but   if
that is s0i it wili certainly be a nov-
-���.   ���  e SI  ghs swa   ing al the
The Ne.\ w- sl  linsti
- ��� ling   In   the    est   of  form,  h
been   le\ ding all the! ��� >
��� Icing   in  ths    ��� vent   of   anol  er
game with  tie   Blaini    iasi q,
Mill    le
team hack to score
I nol ...' visible to
the  naki I   eye.    New   Wes minster's
���   will   be:     Peele,   pitch- ; ;   Mal-
-��� a,    ���   hei: Sinclair, firsl basi ;
i, secon l base; Lewis, shortstop;
SUvi   ter,  thli 1    ase;   Rya '.  ��� entre;
Price, left field.
Improved   Local   Service.
Beginning next Monday, July 23, the
Great Northern railway will pul i a
a tri-weekly service between New
'-'.'��� -':. Inster and Vancouver and
Guichon and intermediate points on
the Delia. Trains will run Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, and will
handle both freight and passengers.
The schedule will allow passengers
to arrive here early in the morning
and return the same afternoon, thus
giving them a chance to do their
ling and get home again the
same day.
The train on Friday should be particularly useful both to New Westminster and the district, as Friday is
market day, and passengers and
freight coming in by this train will
hi landed here not later than 9:30
a. m.
Royal City Fish
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
Fresh and Frozen Fish
Ciame In Season
We deliver to all parts of the City.     Telephone 40.    P.O.Box 72.
Front Street,
Next Daily News.
New Westminster, B. C.
Electric Railway Service I
Inter-urban Line.
Cars for Vancouver and way-
stations will run every half-
hour from 5:50 a. m. to 11 p.
m. excepting at 7:30 and 8:30
a. m. Half hourly cars will
run from Central Park to
Vancouver only.
City Limits Line���service rrom
6.30 a. m. to 11 p. m.
20 Minute Service���ino transfer.
Between 12 and 2 and 5 and 7.
30 Minute Service during remainder of stay. Transrer at
Leopold Place.
Sunday Service half-hourly between 8 a. m. and 10 p. m.
City and Sapperton.
Sapperton Line���16 Minute Service, except between 12 and
2, and 5 and 7, during wnich
hours the service will be
Sunday Service hair-nourly between 8 a. m. -ind 11 p. m.
You Cannot Afford to Miss Si
ur Farm ^'s ^e ^
Ulldn" of the Fertile
British Columbia Electric Ry. Co., Ltd
s It bristles with
interesting da-
Free On Application     ta on farming.
-���..,.,..��� .._,.,,._��,.   It's ti  mine���a
" ��������   great  mine  <,f
useful information i'or people who
are thinking of investing in Ii. C.
farm lands.
It contains 04 pages, likewise a
very comprehensive map of New
Westminster district, and 32 views
showing fruit growing, haying,
dairying and mixed farming scenes.
It gives market prices of all
produce, weather statistics, amount
of crop raised to the acre, etc.
It will interest and entertain you.
F. J. HART I Co.
The Farm Land
Collar Bone Broken.
Arthur Tazzaman, one of the electric light workmen, had his collar
bone broken and sustained sums' minor injuries yesterday afternoon by being ci .-lied under a heavy pole whicli
he was moving, His team was hitched
to the pole and was on the point of
starting when he stooped down to remove a canthoo . ii h bad heen lefl
ln i he way. As he - toopi d, the team
started, with the resull thai he was
knocked down and I he pole dragged
over him.
Dr.   I new,   who i Is -I   to  at
tend Tazzaman, | md thai I collar
bone t.it* broks * ��� eing made
,..-   c mforl abli imstancei
nh ted, the injure ! man wa
Va aci uver, where he r< side-;.
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For Thrifty Buyers to pick up Every-
day Necessities during our SPECIAL
INGS. You will save money here on
all your purchases.
White Blouses, 50c.
Only two dozen of these Blouses    They are our regular 75s r ���
For the balance of the week, each  ^ s>
: ���
Turkish Towels, 25c each
Slightly soiled White Turkish and Linen Towels;
Regular  values  30c  and  35c:  this week, each
White and Colored Gloves, 25c.
+    Hig clearance of odd line- i f Plain   White   and   Black   Lace Gloves
also Brown Turks. ���
 25c s>
Silk Mitts, Lisle Gloves, in white an.l colors;  all sizes, ladles'  md J
ehildrens.    Regular  values  25c to 35c; this week, per pair      25c ���
  "    ���
Bathing Suit Lustres
Special   values in  Lust ea   25c, 30c; three for $1,00
Colors,  Black,   Brown,  Navy  and Cardinal.
New, Seasonable Goods
Just Arrived
15   iozen  Fine  White and  Cre
widlhs;   a  :..���   ���     ange ol
������'.���-��� ..  of  t'n se cool     rticles
.   and  gold    th< na
the   '  new  goods.
Lace  Ties,  in   aari ow  and       ���  ���
select,    S) ��� . lal   lisp] . !
��� kwear.   Also Tinsel Belts In si!   -
*��i 1f **��������������������*�����������������������.**<   .   ',,<; :*��4<S>.>4s>*��*4j>+��s>��������4K4Vs>
Peering and Frost & Wood All Steel
and Steel, Self Dumping
' Rakes
Tent Meetings.
Held by the Church or Christ on
Moody Park. Meetings eacn night
during the week except Saturday, at
S p, ru. and Sunday at 11 a. m. and
7 p. in. A cordial invitation is given
to all lo come and investigate the
scriptures with us. Preaching by L.
J. Keffer. ��
Promise to Be Good.
Chicago, July 19.���The executive
committee of the National Wholesale
Grocers' Association of the United
Slates endorsed the new pure food
law and resolved to obey its mandates to the letter.
Woman  Admits  Four  Husbands.
Hamilton, July 19.���At the police
court yesterday Nellie Chandler, a
Toronto woman who pleaded guilty
to a charge of bigamy, was sentenced
lo six months in jail. The police
found that the woman had been married four times.
3 1-2 to 6 feet.
MOWERS-Our Giant Frame Mower  beats   them   ali   for  strength
ar.d easy cutting.
Auction Sale at Market Every Friday.
Not on Top, But Still in the Ring
House Cleaning Time j
And you may possibly need a carpet.    We have  the  greatest  rang1' ��� �� T
them anil can guarantee to save you money anil  give  you   better  sati ���
faction than you can get in any other place.     For instance, a good bodj *
Brussels, paper for underneath, sewed and Laid for one dollar a yard up. ,:
01s! carpets taken up, cleaned and relayed   for  ten  cents  a  yard.    We '���;
have the largest stock anil the finest show rooms and the   finest  prices. J
Come and see us.    It will pay you to see our stock before placing  your ,
order elsewhere. >:
716 and 718 Columbia St.    Four Floors.     Hear Extension, Front Street,   i
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1 Fire Insurance.
Life Insurance.
We have been appointed agents for the Union  Assurance  Society
of London, England,
h has been carrying on fire  insurance business
j   since 1714 A. D., and  which has  a  capitaland accumulated  funds of
|   $20;000,000.
���s The National Life Assurance Co. of Canada, assurance record:
���J   Dec. 31st, 1899 (5 months) Assurance in force $60,400.   Prem. $22,954.00
J< "       1900 Assurance in force  $1,792,500. Premiums $ 62,605.90
S '       1901 " " 2,554,904. " 92,029.30
1902 " " 8,425,897. " 126,695.21
1903 " " 4,086,112. " 150,644.68
1904 " " 4,509,754. " 166,384.20
Real  Estate   Brokers
Columbia   Street, NEW   WESTMIIV
TO LOAN.   *'*^>��,\/*-��avi%ll��i     H*     \^\J.. and Contralto
186  Columbia   Street, NEW   WESTMINSTER,   B. C.


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