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Array ���������iJ-Wi'  Ml tto News  Creston  District  fto. 47.   Vol. I.  '���������'*������*rf  Stnfi te tsy  Address for  $2.00 a Veaf  ihe  CRESTON,  B.C.,   FRIDAY,  JULY  9. 1909  Srxr/iT w r*<-i,ioT������*is.  ������-.  WUIIUULU  LADIES I  When Preserving Fruit; you  Must have Good Sealers  We sett  +     *  n/?rr  SCHOOL  Th  The Best ������n the Market.     Easy to Seal and Easy to Open  Pints, $i.Z5;  Qts,,p.5d; Hatf(M.X$iJ5  Jsprf  rnsRssDjieBre-r-ti a  Creston,  B.G=.......  fi^^-^V������  Strawberry and Ice Cream Social on  Monday sight.  Work on ihe aew tschoolhouse will be  in full swing ia a few days  Mayor Little has returned from a bns-  'toess.trip to Nelson.  Owing to some good boosting on the  part of MessrB. Ohas. O. Rodgers and  F. Oti Little, some very influential gentlemen will in future call Ores *on their  home.  Our scribe paid a visit to many of the  wrinoipal ranches this week. We are  supplying data for i*^ eastern publics-  -ftinn  Spokane Interstate Fair  -5   2X<*u   *aO wDiGS *Oa  bis owa the past two weeks. "Whilst  working at Riel & Green's camp he received some nasty cuts on his head  ������wing to a cedar -pole falling upon him.  A few days ago jW-������*6fit������ to work air she  Y.O.L. camp, ������*sd whilst loading legs  he was caught with the hauling hook  **i.^������..<'..ij*^  and thrown  ���������gainst  a - stump,   reoeiving a  seyere  shaking up and many external bruises.  Geo. Munro spent two days in Nelson  thiB week.  Miss Margaret Moore, teaoher of the  Eriokflou school, will leave on Sunday  for Viotoria, where slue will join her  ���������parents.  J. J. Grady left for Nelson Thursday.  We underatsnd that a Bonner's Ferry  Lumber company has taken up Shoult's  tie contract at MoNeillle and will begin  operations at once.  Mrs. O. P. Biol and baby are visiting  friends at Moyie.  &Coiice  All members of the Creston  Baseball Club are requested  to meet at the Creston Hotel  011 Sunday at 3 p^in,  More and better live stock will be exhibited this year in Spokane at the Ir-  terstate Fair, September 20 to 25, than  has ever before been gathered together  in the Northwest. Besides the fuller  exhibits of prize winning horses, cattle,  swine and other livestock of Idaho, Oregon and Washington, the Inland Empire  ss at last to sss the prize winners from  the Eastern State Fairs.  The East has already sent some live  stock to the Northwest, but on. that  occasion, the Portland Fair, it was im-  sossifcls to arrss*?c- for ths entire sshibis  forxhisfcountry, as the Interstate Fair  date followed the Portland Fair.  In September, however, the stockmen  of the Inland Empire and all who attend  the Spokane Interstate Fair will see the  livo'stocls that won premiums at the  Minnesota State Fair, the greatest fair  for stockmen, farmers or producers that  is held in the United States; just as the  Spokane Interstate is the greatest Fair  that is held west of the Missouri river.  Stockmen have long been convinced of  the incalculable benefit to the proper  breeding of stock that lies in comparisons between the finest of one section  with the finest of another, and it is 110  exaggeration to say that this year will  present to the Btockmen of the Inland  Empire the best opportunity for such  comparisons yet afforded in the Northwest.   .-���������,.',.'.,  JohnL. Smith, of Spokane, is to be  superintendent of live stook exhibits and  Prof. W. T. McDonald, of Pullman, as  Bifltant superintendent. For all classes  of live stock there will be extraordinary  liberal premiums offered this year, full  particulars of which may bo obtained by  writing to Robt. H. Oosgrovo, seorotary  of the Interstate Fair.  Catholic Church Notices.  Sunday, July 11th: High ilass at 10  a.m.; Sunday School at 3 p.m.; Benediction at 7.80 p.m.  Fr. Jas. Wagner, Priest.  Church of England  A parishioners meeting will beheld  after the service on Sunday evening.  Services in the Mercantile Hall.  July 4th, (5th Sunday after Trinity):  Matins, Litany and Sermon, il a.m.*,'  Sunday School, 8 p.m.; Evensong** and  Sermon, 7.S0 p.m. Evensong, Erickson SohdolhoTsse at 8 p.m.  Divine service will be hold at- Moyie  every Monday at 8 p.m.  Evensong will be held at the "school-  house, Sirdar, every Wednesday at  8 p.m. Phu.1? O. Hayhaw,  Vicar.  Methodist Church  Services in the Methodist Church on  Sunday next at 11 a.m. and 7.80 p.m.  Sunday school at 2.30.  F. J.^Rutherforo, pastor.  ...    a  Juo. Crawford is complaining of tho  too frequent visits to his hen coop of  members of various Boulllona.  Can Anyone 'Beat 'This ?  A mammoth berry was brought into  our sanctum dn Friday by W. K. Brown  and presented to the editor,   This straw*  berry was raised on Mr. Brown's ranch,  and when he  brought  it to town it  caused  considerable  speculation.     We  know that it is not the largest strawberry known,' but wo also know that it  tokos somo healing.     It measures exactly three inches across  and weighs  a quarter of a pound.   To deride a bet  Mr. E. C, Wilson was  appointed arbitrator, and he decided that the berry  turned the scale at 4 ozu. and measured  8 inches across.  SBB  BtyMlfHlfflpfif  Creston Lumber  .,- ;���������'. -y.'���������������������������'��������� ���������   ' - '-...-������������������  <P& Co  Complete    Stock     of  ROUGH and  DRESSED  LUMBER  <Pfompt Attention Satisfaction Guaranteed  Let us Figure with you on that Building  ������Ea BOX 24  ���������^^r|UU������mJ.  CRESTON, B,C,  ������  'SSL  '_ ;  '_ ;' _  mm,     m  Don!t forgot tho Strawborry and Icecream Social on Monday night,  Mrs, R. Riol has returned from a visit  to Mr. and Mrs. Farroll at Moyio.  Campbell Dow, son' of Mr. and Mrs.  J������ W. Dow lias arrived from Mooho JaWt  whero ho has boon attending high  BOkool.   Ho is homo for fcbo holidays.  Frank Bast lost a vory valuable brood  maro on Sunday laBfc. Owing to ono of  the railway oronning gates boing loft  open, the animal strayed upon tho traolc  and was kuookod down by tho oastbound  pasaonger tr.vin.  Rodger's sawmill is through with the  blgbut.  1  W.'Pi ������"������d Robt, Stark loft for their  home In the south of England on Thursday,   Thoy havo booked passages on the  ������,s, Tauisiau.  J, F, Gusty, manager for tho P. Burnt  Co. iu this district, ardvod hero Thursday,  O.P.R. Auditor Wright was in town  Tlutrflday  J, H, Sohoflold, M.P.P,, end son wr>  rlvod from Trail on Saturday lust aud  remained hero sovcunl dayr*, Mr. Boho-  flold m iking an inspection of tho gov*  erumont road work now in progress  In aud uround Orccton.  mDRESTON AND ERICSSON  CHILDREN GIVE FIRST  ENTERTAINMENT  . Wednesday, June 80th, will be jotted  down by those who keep a diary as the  day  on which the school ohildren of  .Creston gave then-- first, entertainment.  _/ A year ago about forty children were  611 the roll, and now there is an average  attendance of 100.   A junior Bchool has  been found necessary, and this has been  capably managed by Mrs. J. Darby shire  "-���������he senior school, under the  care  of  Principal Sing, has come along in  a  .marked manner.  1 $ For this auspicious occasion tho school  children of Eriokson joined forces with  tho Oreston children in providing a really  splendid entertainment. The large hall  of the Opera House was orowesd when  the entertainment began, and it must  bs said thai the little tots and the older  children showed tbe efifeot of good training, both in general .conduct and ability  displayed. Many of the items were encored vociferously, * the following program being given:  Opening Song:   "The Maple Leaf,"  School" Opening Address, May Laurie;  Recitat^n, "A Boy's Complaint," Philip  Hurry; Instrumental Duet, "The Flower Song," Misses Oartwright; Recitation, "A Bachelor's Sale," Jamie Nich-  olls; Song, Drumchollior," Joseph Carver ; Recitation, Primer Class;   Instrumental Solo, "Lueretis Borgia,"  Boy  Stocks;   Dialogue,   "The  Sick   Doll,"  Philip Hurry   and  Jean  Cole;   Song,  "Black Dinitb;" Willie Hall; Recitation,  "The Reason   Why," Arthur Hurry;  Insfernmental  Daefc,   Jsaa  sad  "Willis  Long; Motion Song by Junior, Grade;  Recitation,    "Examinations,"     Bessie  Huny; Song, ���������'I don't want to play in  your yard," Jane and Willie Long; Recitation, "Joe's opinion of Grandmothers"  Joseph Carver/ Instrumental Solo,-Vers  Dixon;   Recitation,   Reggie Atherton;  Instrumental   Solo,   "Rustic   Dance,"  Hazel Lcyst.  ; After  the  entertainment  came   the  r~  presentation of prizes for the pupils of  the three schools. Mr. J. H. Hyde made  tbe presentations to the Eriokson ohildren, and Mr. J. J. Atherton handed the  prizes to successful Oreston ohildren,  who were londly applauded as they advanced to the stage.  Winners of the Honor Roll were Effle  Arrowsmith and Borfcha Hurry, for proficiency, a tie; Bessie Hurry, for regularity and punctuality; Jessie Dow, for  deportment.  Thjse signalled out for special merit  in the Senior Sohool woro Ethel Huseroft, Hazel Loyst, Roy Stocks and Er-  neHt Atherton.  In the Junior Fourth tho following  starred in order of merit: Ethel Huseroft, Bertha Hurry, Elsie Hendren/ Roy  Slooks, Gortie Gilpin, Oapitola Hickey.  In the Intermediate Grade the following was the order of merit: Frank Barn-  ford, Ella Dow, Andrew Patterson, Ella  Dow, Jennie Nichoils, Stanley Hendren,  Bert Arrowsmith, Frank Patterson,  Olive Gilpin, Floyd Rodgers.  Second Reader order of merit: Peroy  Hendren, Bertie Hobden, Blanch������ Hendren, Vera Dickson,  Special prizes were awarded in the  Principal's Department to Hazel Loyst  for literature, and Elsie Hendren for  geography, by Mr. S. A. Speers; to Roy  Stocks for reading and Gertie Gilpin for  neatness in work, by Mr. E. O. Wilson;  Ethel Huseroft, for writing, Stanley  usziuren *or arithraefcic, Frank Bamford  for reading, by Mr. J. B. Moran; to  Laura Edmondson for spelling, by Mr.  J. E. King. Special prizes for mathematics were awarded to Bertha Hurry,  and for grammar to Effie Arrowsmith  a^s***-:   --Sif!**������-������������%  HliLti"  In the junior grade, beautiful prizes  were presented to the pupils by the Creston Mercantile Co., Chas. Moore, O.E.,  Geo. Munro, Mrs. McPeak and S. A.  Speers.  Rolls of Honor were awarded to the  following pupils of the Junior Grade,  Oreston Public School:  Herbert W. Gobbstt, for proficiency;  Iris V. Hickey, for deportment;  Fran  CREW  OF  MEN  START   TO-DAY  FOR ORESTON MINE TO  BEGIN .OPERATIONS  The Alice mine, which was bonded  a few weeks ago, -will be reopened today. Mr. G. Lowenberg, the owners'  representative, yesterday received notice  to tbis effect from. Messrs. Ley and  Douglas, ���������who bonded the property for  other capitalists.  Messrs. R. H. Ley, H. Wlofield and  A. Thompson arrived to-day from Nelson and made the necessary arrangements for sending up the first pack  train with provisions.  The First Home-Made Bricks  The first bricks to be manufactured  in Oreston have been turned out by Mr.  T. Quaife, from material on his ranch.  T. Quaife, jun doing the work. This  was an experimental burn, 6,000 being  ���������, j turned out.  Those capable of expressing  ois Talerico, for regularity and attend- {expert opinion stato that the bricks are  1  ance.  The spelling match prize was won by  Joseph Carver, and the ono dravrihg by  Agnes Cole.  In the Eriokson School; Rolls of Honor  were awarded as follows:  William Albert Hall, for proficiency;  William Robert Long, for regularity  and punctuality; Effle Alberta Johnson,  for deportment.'  The spelling match prize was won by  Mary Littlejohn; Grammar prize, Geor-  gina Oartwright; Itegularity and punctuality, being a tie. Jane Long won  tne prize presented by Mr. Hyde.  Promotion List: From 1st to 2nd  Primer���������Ray and Stella McKelvey; 3rd  to 4th Reader���������-Leslie Timmons.  7  of a very good grade.  The Annual Meeting of the Oreston  Conservative Association will be held in  the Mercantile Hall, oa Saturday, July  10th.   Business: Election of Officers.  Jas. Comptorii Beo,  R. J. Long, Pres.  A practise baseball game was held  on the 4th inst. between the O.P R.  carpenters and the local team. A correspondent writes that Ty Cobb was in  very bad shape; short-stop Ryckman  was suspended for 'throwing a ballot  tho manager; '? Empire" Hatfield is  fined five buoks for arguing the point  with Mead; Fuzzy Merrill is warned  off the keg for over and ever amen;  pitcher Malone is fired for throwing the  game; and the rest of the team will be  presented with a pound each of rosin to  rub on their hands and a chunk of  butter to grease their heels and joints.  Chas. Swanton and his crow of land  cloarers left for all points of the compass this weok. Mr. Swanson. has gone  to his homo in Drydon, Out., having  completed tbo olearing and flowing of  all Swan Swanson's land in this distriot.  The depot platform is now boing ex*  tondod 250 feet.  What's "Ihe Move ?  Rumors are current to the effect that  the Great Northern may overhaul the  Kootenay Valley line from Kuskanook  to Bonner's Ferry and put it in ehapo  for traffic to haul the expected zinc tonnage from this csmp that way. Should  the tonnage materialize, as indications  point that it will, the step would be a  logical and sensible one, as it would result in the elimination of the very heavy  grades over the Nelson and Fort Shep-  perd diyision of the S= F= ���������& N. Nothing  official, however, oan be obtained as to  the intended move.���������Easlo Kootenaiau.  Extensive repairs are now being made  to the Great Northern track between  Port Hill and Creston. A large crew of  men is employed.  LosTt���������-A black and whits fox tsrricr  dog.~A. D. Poohin.  Green and Riel started a polo camp at  Goatfell this week.  The government road gang are now  working on the new road to Duck Greek.  The new reservoir of the Waterworks  Co. is now completed. This will give a  water reserve of 100,000 gallons, practically a month's reserve, whioh will bo a  great boon in case of fire.  Jos, Buckman has returned from a  business trip to Spokono  FOR SALE.���������Four Sussex spaniel  bitch pups. Thoroughbred, pedigree  dogs. $10 each. Apply Capt. Fitz-  Gerald.  FOR SALE.���������Man or Woman.���������My  South African Veteran Bounty Laud  Certificate, issued by the Department of  tho Interior, Ottawa. Good for 820 acres  of any Dominion land open for entfy in  Alberta, Saskatchewan, or Manitoba.  Any person over the age of 18 years,  Man or Woman, can acquire this land  with the certificate. For immediate salo,  8800. Write or wire L. EJ. TELFORD,  181, Shutor Stroot, Toronto, Ont.  s&axsmm  .<eh. ������������������������������������.���������-������������������.��������� ��������� jKk,  .'���������������������������������������������'   . For 4 X  Men, Women and  Children  *Tan Shoes for the Hot  v.-.T' ''" ' *     ��������� iii '  and 'Dusty Weather  ,*Wa-*"l*l",MW>"MaW"NMMM^  J THEY ARE COOL AND mSILY CLEANED  I We have them from $1.00 upwards for children  ' #  - *  *  *  *  #  cAlso in Canvas and ^Tennis Shoes  #  *  ������-  The Creston ^Mercantile Co.    \ ,������***-  s\  sterilising of the milk ond cream. 31 is  also maintained thnt there is no secret  process, but-, .'nevertheless, says. The Now  York Tribune, American dairymen who  journey to the most famous Danish  dairies, and even traveller's oii pleasure  bent, are all refused admission- to the  butter-packing establishments. ..'.' The  Danish packers import from America  1,000,000 pounds of butter annually,  which the.y' repack and ship to-tlie ports  mentioned, the saanc butter:,not stand-  ir*g these trips when sent dire;ctly from  this country.  A   Musical   Anecdote.  "Madame Katharine Goodson,.tlio noted Knavish pahiiste, had an cxperienci*  with Leseketizky, writes Allen W, .Gen-  ncrt in !*���������**���������..ith's Magazine. She had played the Tchaikovsky, concerto lit one of  Ticschetizsky's'* receptions, and When she  had concluded the lesson of the follow-  Iiil**; day she placed the fee for her instruction on the piano, in compliance  with the usual custom. with Kuropenn  teachers. Instead of taking the envelope  containing l;h<.* fee,, -the'''groat' teacher  surprised; Madame Goo'dsou by teiu'lor-  iug it lo her, with the remark: "So,  my child. I cannot take'any more from  .yon: your,playing of the Tchaikovsky  :-concerto'., yesterday quite astounded mo.  Ci'ini* to me -whenever yon like; I am  quite at your service."  j-uonis. The shelves must be thoroughly washed and insect powder scattered  liberally in the corners and along the  edges.  A Feminine Apology.  '���������'I'd like to be -a suffragetce.**'  She  said,  with truth; sublime.  I ought to claim my rights, and yet  1 cannot find the;time.  ���������[ have no leisure to go  out  With speeches brave"nnd strong,  J'.ocausc of tots-who climb about  To hear the ���������.���������mother song.  "I'd like to be extolled and sought,  "With lofty   thinkers, ranked.:  Hut I -have crirls;who .'nhist- lie taught  And boys who iniist be spanked.  "And so admiringly I let  "My   friends  to   glory   climb;  1Y1   like   to be   ���������* suffragette.  l*tut cannot find the time I"  ���������Washington Star.   . ���������.������ ������,������..,   *������������������-���������-���������-���������-���������-������  ������9  RECIPES  1  "WHICH    IS   PUNCH?"  she  is  not  Pretty   Pomeranian   in   Photograph  Mixsd With  Muff-  ���������**t  the  clever  photo  is  certaia  like pretty cioth.es. but  ���������frivolous, and she is not so complex  but that.' hor friends miiy understand  her; aud sho is not brilliant 'but lov-  itu*.-  I  do not know  that the every-day  woman ever inspires a great passion,  but she does inspire a very true and  verv- ! lasting affection,  anxious, and the  nhotogcaph  is t>ro- j    'M������u of genius usually fall in love  duc-ed    It  show."-*   Miss  Pre'-stvcirl  on ! ^"b women of the average type.  It  a picturesque wooden seat wittfPunch \*"-W be a question oi the law of op  Her *-i*2ht hanS is on Puaeli*-- ��������� posites���������rpsttu.ln.css iuid  *���������'���������" Have you  ���������������=  graph   of   Punch?"   asks  taaiden of everj* suest.  Oi  course,  they  haven't, are  beside.   Her  bead, while her  mult in her 1st  peace appeal  Punch  is  a  good- ; Ki~-  nervous,     excitable  firengly   to     the  mind of genius.  Hi*-? average woman has lier hours  oi depression, when. she feels that slis  is commonplace and envies her more  brilliant, and beautiful sisters.  Bur she need not feel that way. for  the  world could  not g"t on without  Her   sweetness   and     common  "the  darl'ne?'   but  some    masculine I -af"*e* are indispensiblo to mankind in  visitors ���������'���������and~soTne old persons look at; l % matins. _        %._ ''__r.  ;* from, ore sid* nnd then from the*     ihe every-aav _ <?m is wise wueii-*.������c  tries   to   beautuy  sized Pomeranian, his head not unlike that which adorns the fox muii,  and, indeed, his whole fluify coat is  foxy enough.  Intimates,   especially young  feminine intimates, know just what- to look J .tue  at when'they.'."murmur "to sweet" or * ner.  "Heroines   of   tha   Violin.  The  whnien    who    have    itch hived  greatness ������������������'sis violinists form a goodly.'^  artistic company.    It is not uoeossaiy  to go  back to "the Mitanolhi. sisters,-.  We   will   cherish     remembrances     of  Camilla- tlrso ."and hot* broad nuittner-  the���������, finishod  style  of    Noniuuui-Ker-  { mla, 'Maris Sol-lut. tlio brilliant Anna  Senkrah,   Nettie   Oarpouter.   Terssimi  Tun���������who did not motaniorphizo  into  a."fiddle���������������������������fairy"' Wltou sho visited ns  in 1SS7-���������Iiconora Jackson. Dora Becker.. Olive-Mead and Maud  Powell. In  Europe years ago, writes James ITune-  ker.   in    Everybody's    Magazine.      I  heard    with    astonishment.    Muveclla  Sembricb,   who,  after playing   the  K  flat Polonaise of Chopin on the piano,  picked   np   a  violin   and   dashed  off  Wiou'iaw-ski's: Polonaise;   these    tenia  were   followed   by  songs,   one    being  Viardot. - Garcia's      arange'ment     of  Chopin's  D major Mazourka.      Sem-  brich. is a rare, artist.   Bvtt that a little   Polish  woman   can   handle   with  ease   two' instruments   and  sing  like  an angel besides, borders oh the "fantastic*   Oeraldine  Morgan   is   an  admirably, violiiv artiste who plays solo  as well as quartet with equal authority-  Of Maud Powell there is this to be  said:   She   had   fulfilled     her     early  other   moist** their lios, couaht and ; *^   ���������>". oeautuy   .nerseli,   tor^ every  Sn ask  "Wi^iCrunch?'' "At first | Ionian, iias   the   right  to   matce-the  MUs   PrettvgirY was   insulted,   think-   a^st ox% herseli. bat she should never  the choice between Pnneh i ������>'  ������  ��������� ���������*r'>  ** m������st be. spon-  and'herseli.   She said as much to one ; taneous. ,_    ,     ..  near-sighted   person,   and   the    renly ;   .*h? }s S<x>& and she is sweet, and  ���������onencd her eves. She was so accustom-1 she is intelligent, and men revere and  ed to the muff that it never occurred! !<>ve   her^   The   every-day   woman   is  to her to think it could be confound- \ n<J*  *������   be pitted,   but congratulated.  ���������eel with her beautiful live pet. ';  ���������    HAPPY   ENDINGS.  The  Every-day  Girl.  She is not beautiful, as fur as feat  u*r-es go, but she is beautiful with the i  ���������expression tliat sweetness and uobil- i In the course of an interview in the  ity of love lend to her steadfast eyes j April Pall Mall Magazine on the  ������/id tender face. [��������� question oi happy endings' to plays*  ������he is not marvellously clever, but i Lady Bancroft says :'������������������'.  Bho knows just how to hold the love       If the matter were in my hands I  of tho husband and children, around ! would simply end a play in a sad or  promise. She is u maturV artists, one  who will never be finished because  she will always study, always improve. A Joachim pupil,.''-'she is,  nevertheless, a pupil of Maud Powill.  and her playing reveals breadth and  mucanship, bauty of tone and phrasing-       ���������-".''  j A iNotable  Dame  Expresses  Her Very  Sensible   Sentiments.  whom   all   her   ambitions   centre.  Her faco may be lined by many  otiKious vigils over restless little  fever-racked bodies, her hands rough  happy way according to the argument  of it." If the play is intended to point  a moral���������-if. for instance, it ends to  show   the  consequences -which  ensue  tried by toil for those sho loves, but j when one does what one should not  lier bless-ed mother heart is as fresh ! do���������then in its denouement I should,  ���������and pure and eager as n child's. as Sir William Gilbert put it, 'let the  Or "perhaps she is not a mother, nor a  v.-il'e, but just a loving woman with n  heart biff enough to hold the joys  and sorrows of others and to sym-  p,**itliizo with them.  But,  whatever  her  station  in life,  punishment fit the crime,' Otherwise  the lesson would not be'driven home."  "Then, you regard the theatre as a  serious educational force-*" "Certainly. The stage, in iny opinion,  should not only interest,  but teach,  thank God, she is not scarce; there ! in more ways than one.   And it does  -.111! -I     1       i  1^^      nr.   " .  ure millions of her type  Tho ovcry-day woman is the home-  maker, and sho is not restlessly seek-  ia*j a career and stretching out grop-'  iou', unsatisfied hands    for the    un-1  t:nown.   Whut she wants is love and ',  home, and fortunately for her she us-  ii-illv -rots it.  Tho cvcry-il'-v wortuin is tlie bac*k-  tii'.'iio of th*.' v.oi'lil.  Ii. sho i- a mot her, sh������.* rears, her  ffhildrou wi"-.'ly and tuiulerly, tonch-  ju^ hor son- ro b-> honoruhlo. manly  men, and l'...-r .-.lau-ihtcvs to be good  -.vrincn.  If fcho i> v.f-* n iiiiifh;-".' ���������-ho is in-  h*rij--itin*** hf:r-elf v. the cnu'-'o of her  sere and tftkinj nn iutolli-jti'-nt istand  :��������� :*,   the   i;-^u^-   ���������-���������:   ���������'���������-���������  day."  Slie  may  do so.  World's   Finest   Butter.  Tiie wealthy women who have gone in  for dairy farms should take notice of  the "'net*.tlint the butter of Denmark in  ci.r>iderud superior to any other iu tho  wurld, and eou^-equeritly cast about to  ihut Danish dairy lunidi. The butter  p.u-kod in Denmark sells for ^l a pound,  and is shipped in two mid thvee-pomul  t'ui.-i to such warm vepioiis ns South Am-  i rica. South Afriou, Kjjypt, Jiullit nud  the J..i-t and West Indies, standing tho  .���������litnatif clmiigon perfectly. It ia" said  that no preiorvativc* are used .and that  tlm remarkable pi-riperties an* duo solo"..  ly to the care  taken    in the Hclontifln  Suffrage   News*  .Mrs. Alma V. Lafferty, the only woman member of the (Joioriido Legislature, has introduced fifteen bills, all of  which have 'passed the House...   .-  A hill has been iutroducei} in the Brit-,  ish Parliament "to amend the I.aw  .Agents (Scotland) Act of 1873." Its ob-  ji'ct is to enable women to practice as  law agents of Scotland.  .Mrs. Clarence Maekay has presented  4*2 sets of six books each to Dr. John S.  I������illhi{*s, of the "Now s York Public Library. The books all advocate- equal liuf-  frnjie for women. It is intended that the  ���������������������������ets shall be clisfributed among 42  1'i'H liehes of the public library.  Since October, 1905, no fewer than 32&  women -belongin-v to tho National VVo-  nieii's Social and Political Union and to  tlm Women's Freedom League of England, have gone, to prison for the��������� caus***,  theii total sentences amounting to 24.  yoiirs. 8 months. 2 weeks and 6 days.  President Tuft paid a penny the or.li-  ev afternoon for a "Votes for women"  scamp, the first of an issue which is io  hi* put on sale at oneo in every State, in  tin* Union by the Co-Operative Women  Suffrage League. The transaction took  phut* at the While llouso, the Co-Op-  era live Woman Suffrage League being  rcpivsonted by its president and vice-  priwiilont, Mrs. Helen Hov Greeley, aud  Mr*, itheti*. Child Dorr. Thpy.hnd called by appointment with tho intention of  presenting the stamp to the President,  but lie in-dr-ted on paying for it.  BUKAKVAST OMKLTET.  Bent ���������four 'eggs separately; add to the  yolk* ono teaspooiu"nl of flour stirred  itito.ii little milk; udd a half teaspoon ful  of Milt, a. cup of warm milk, then the  stiffly beaten whiles. Pour into a well-  gmisvd pan and bake in ti fairly hot oveu  lor 13 or 'JO miiiutcs. Servo with a cream  sauce.  TAPIOCA. CUSTARD.  Scald a pint of milk with half a cup  of .sugar and halt a saltspoon of salt.  Add ii heaping teaspoon ol* instantaneous tapioca, cook 10 or 15 minutes, until  clear; then add a well-beaten egg, white  ami yolk beaten separately. Take from  the firo, flavor with vanilla or almond,  extract. Serve very cold, with cream.  BAKED' TOXCIUE.  Soak' a corned (beef's) tongue over  night; boil until tender; romoya skill and  roots. Cover with fine cracker crumbs  and brown sugar and hake litilf an hour  in a'slow oven. Carnisli with mashed  potatoes forced through a pastry tube  and delicately browned.  CRUIXER'S.'  Cream well four tcaspoonfids of butter  and a large cup of powdered .sugar. When  well blended add a half teaspoonful of  powd-eivd ciimamon and work this in  thoroughly. Beat four egj������s light and  add them* to the sugar and butter mixture and stir until free from lumps, then  add sufficient flour to make a dough  that is stiff enough to roll out.. Roll  out, cut into shapes aiid fry to a golden,  brown in deep boiling fat. Drain in si  ���������colander and sprinkle thickly with pow-  'dered sugar.  CHEAP COFFEE CAKE.  One cup of cold coffee, one cup of molasses, one ogg beaten light, one cup of  sugar,- one tablespooniul of lard or butter, one tcasponful of soda, nutmeg and  icuvnamori to taste. Dissolve the soda in  the coffee, mix the molasses, sugar and  lard together, add the coffee and a pinch  of salt, then enough flour to make a  good dough. Bake in a slow oven iu a  large,dripping pun. Whan done cut intp  squares and pile on a plate.   ;  QUICK BAKING POWDER BISCUIT.  Mix as-usual, excepting the milk and  water, which should be sufficient to make  :i very soft dough. Drop by spoonfuls 5n  greased muffin pans and bake in a hot  oven.  SCRAMBLED EGGS AND BRAINS.-"'  Soak a set of calf brains iu cold water  oue hour, then boil 20 minutes in salted  water with one tablespoon of vinegar.  Blanch in cold water, remove fibers,, sop-  ar.-ite in small pi������ces and mix with a  batr-'i' of one well-beaten egg, one-lmlf  cup or milk, one tablespoon flour, salt  anil pepper to taste.   Cook like scrambled   ���������������������������. . - -���������.  A SHREWD SCOTTISH SPINSTER OP'l  ��������� ::,':' THE "LAST CENTORY.'-  . :;  yiii Airth there lived a spinster,.,. who.-'!  could count as many golden gniiieas;> as  ever "Tibbie Fowlor" could.. Beside this  spinstoi* there ai-^o.-iived a"-bachelor--'of'  Bomewliat     parsimonioiia     habits,   and  passionately fond of the yellow "Qeor-  dies.". Aftci* the necessary quantity    of  "billing and cooing," this pair agreed  to get iiinrried. But such was the bachelor's love for gold that the day before  tho marriage, when chuckling over hia  good'fortune; "he could not suppress hia  insatiable desire from some of his ���������neighbors, who innnediately went and inform-.  t������d hia intended spouse. Next day, upon  repairing   to   the   church,   Mr.   He wit,  the clergyman,     after     having     gone  through the preliminaries and ���������forms, requested  them to join hands, but what  was the a&toiiislimeiit of both clergymen  and company, to see the bride,offer the  bridegroom her  pocket instead  of her  hand.   Thinking   there   might   be   some  ���������yiisuiidcrstaiHling, Mr. Hewit'-agaii* requested tliein to "join  hands,  but this,  as well as a third request, met with the  same pantomimic   reply. Mr. H.; "wasyat  last liudor the necessity of asking for an  explanation, to which the bride at once  replied; "It's no* me he wants, it's   the  pouch. He can marry it if he likes, but  beTl neverniarry me;" upon which she  slowly, ciirtseyedj turned nimbly on her  heel,   and  left  Hie   astoaishe-*-"-au'd  bewildered  bridegroom staring  with  but-  Bliot''-eyes And open mouth; and we can  fancy to ourselves, exclaiming in language  something  akin to that      of the  them." The peddler saidiyVl wisli ye had  bought;soiiietliiug;��������� but never'.mind, let's  see liaif-a-nxtitchkiiioyyour';best whiskey." Thor'stoup was soon filled,;aud a  farle of bread set down beside it .b*i the  table. The ..-packman. keptywarmbag himself at a good fire aud . orurnpiiig the  gratis cake, while the landlady;! according to the good old custom; helped herself aud some; of ��������� lici* female cronies to  a good share of tlio whiskey, y After  drinking the- peddler's; health, she filled  Tip a glass and desired him to drink  also. "Na, ������������������������������," said he, "I want aaue  o' yei*. whiskey, I only wanted a sicht  o'ti" and then,' shouldering his pack, be  took his leave. ;y  SHREWD WilJIGHINCS.������;  Arpeddl'jr, iu tlie' Highlands -of..-Scotland having rt'm-short of butter,;applied  to a farmer for a supply. "How'much  do you want?" said the -woman*. "A pun  will do," said the peddler. "Iy-'canna  mak' you a puu," said .the woman.  "Why?"���������"I ha' uae ^ypuii weight."  '���������Weel, wha't weightihaeVye?" said; the  peddler. "Twa pun," said tho woman.  "And which is they weight?" said tho  maii. cV01i, its just3!*?^ tongs"--, (the  tongs).���������������������������''Weil',"' '.'said^'i'er'iv'*p1ii.t'"'.aao' leg  in the scale andiyfc'otke*** .QV&i t������nd that��������� U  bo i pun;" The womau did ;fls requested, but when.;it;,was;weighed, she: looked dbubtfullv at, the. butter; and eaid,  ���������"If looks'a large pun." "It's a' right,  woman; howymucI*;yis:;if?".' saidath������;,peddler. "A saxperifee,"^ps '2 the reply,  which the^ peddler paid and hastily departed, lest she should discover, how she  \,Ja    l.~_i-   i���������1.--i'-J,-     ������������������������������������-:'     ���������-..���������-.���������'.���������    ���������-..--���������-���������.  Vl     ciiu        L���������*- -V**,   -f?w   K.XXC!   OlA  Scotch bailie's���������-"My conscience I but ths   had beeii cheated,  women are strauge custoraers/' [ ������������������- ���������������*"���������������  ADAM'S FALL:  Mr. Adam Black was lately unpopular  with his constituency in "Edinburgh,  which gave rise to a respectable joke.  "What can have caused Adam's Pall?"  asked one constituent. "The> eve of an  election," was the reply.  .COUPIT AT LAST.  Oue of Mi*. Robertson's hearers at  Craigdam Avas a farmer much addicted  to sleeping during the service. One hot  summer day ho came in late, and the  church being very full he had to take  a seat at the outmost edge of the pew .  next to the passage.'Even though thus  imconiiortably seated, the; hot day, the  long journey, the close air of the place,  and the force of habit proved too stuck  for aim. He began to nod, and was soon  fast asleep, and swaying to and. fro,-;he''  lost his balance, and fell with a great  "reemish" into the passage. The ymin-v  ister stopped, arid looking oyer the pulpit at him, while he gathered himself  together, addressed him thus: .?'Ah,  Tammas, Tainmas, ma man, tlie deovel'a  been rockiu' yon for niouy a day, but  he has coupit you at last." .  A   CHINESE   STATESMAN.  THE LATEST FREAK  IN  MILLINERY.  Tho ���������"���������'���������iirir*:��������� oi tbi������ i-int-b" htrinir. looiely hiuig from oin������ ttiau ui. ,i)i������i  tut lo the other, l*i another tniUuiory trirak ih������������ yuu*-. With a crown *������f  ���������k-rncu inetallicU'd net. r>oHt������d ov������r fltold, u ko1<| wtrttw brim, nnd u row of  lar^o pink rouo nt-i*tlitig in front, thin h a charming model.  Among   tha   Suffragettes.  O where ia my wandering Ma to-nigh..*:*  O wlnnv eiiii my ninthw be?  Slio hied lier f.irili lo tlu siiffvn������i' fight  And li'Mii't, uoini* home to trn.  The  I'niige is cold on the  kiteheii  trail,  Tin* yiipbimi'd is bleak and bui't'.  For mother bus goin.' tn the comity juil  Fur pulling 1|r������ Speaker's li'ilrl.  0 wlu<T(* Is uiy wanilcriiig inn tn-ui'-ht?  My iniilh','1', O wIvto is slu-''  S.|||. dwells in tin* '���������IIiin-,"  While  |'ii(!ii*I*'h  kih'I's  A io holey ih they oaii be!     Spring Housocloanlnij;.  One aiiihority in hoineliolil nffniri-  glviw vim following inethoil of prouutliu'o  a*-, a (J!iiihI olid I'uv thu wpriug huuseoleuH"  in:*:.  In Un* flivt plnci", do not turn tlio  bourn' ujmiilc down. Clean one or two  I'omii- nl. a liiui', going from 11m top of  the Inline down. The bent* lime to tnko  Is lifter Iho won I hm" him heciiine Hfittlcd,  but bi'i'iirc l'lli'H and mollis begin to  coin".  Mm.' rverythlnj*' out nf tlio vooiii.  Siuull I'ligrt* liuiv b������ cl<'ii)i''<l nt Jionii*.  f.'iii'piMs and Inu; riifjH mu-t bo Hunt  a way. Tln> fh-i-t Hwcejiing Hhonlil bo dtiuo  v>lth a ntlff broom to take nut thn diwfc.  Then I hi; rug should b'> vnlled up Mid  Hm fiom- Mwept uml Ronibbed. Tho cio������*  nfH should all have been cleaned before,  Wu'.ls and eidllngH Mliould b������' wll������������d  down with a bvoom covered with fliin-  ni'l. 'Ilia wood work I** wn*-.lnul with  ���������soup ami wuti'i't mid riiiHi-d cavpfully,  niul then llio wIiuIowh, on which ������oap  shoiihl mil, lin lined,  If Mia walh urn vary much nulled Miey  can be cleiiui'il with dry bread, itlwuyn  iiilibiii������ down fto ii'i not to rub Mm dirt  into the papm*.  ���������Vcxt billyh mid polUh thn fjlrilituro  and diiNt uml wimlr the plelnrcH and ov  iiiiiiii������iiIn. Tl������''**������ may thon lm pit back,  with tlio window hIiiuIi'm,   but it In \>et-  Jii'ti* Ji-^Tf* ���������^,," furtaln-* uiiLlI tlio wllrtll  liouMitlM l������li>rtli<������d.  Thb  kltohen  and   ocular, wood    Wo '  filioitia W tonibbed, n������ well at Uo otlior   Vrrw-  Yuan   Shih-K'ai   Rose   From   Humble  Origin to Be a Great Oficial.  Whon tho Great Epross Dowager of  China died ������lic not only bequeathed the  throno to u ruler of her own solocfcion,  but she also left in ooutrol of tho vavi-  otis boards of government men of her  own choice. Somo of these  ledged to bo among tbo  sive of China's -statesmen. The por^oupel  of tho Wai Wu Pn, or Board of Foreign  Affairs, won especially satisfactory fiom  a foreign Htaudpoint, having us its active head niiiau^vho had proven liimi'oli'  to be a stanch friend of reform, and ono  upon whom China -Mid the world could  roly for Hiirio nnd enlightened judgment  in all Gbvivi'iimeiitnl affairs. This wau  was His Excellency, Yuan Shih-k'ui,  I nuked one of tho lnouibers of tho diplomatic body in Peking for his opinion  of tho groat viooroy, writes Eleanor F.  Egun in  Everybody's _Maga?.in������.  Ho iniKWered mo iiulirccUy: "Oovoruor  Yuan wuh of luimblo origin, you know,"  ho began. ".Ho wiih born in tli<" Proviiiuu  of Ilonau���������Hint province mouth of tlio  Yellow IIivlm' which in iilruiwt annually  flooded !���������������/ that greut muddy Nt ream  called 'CIliinu'H Sorrow.' Ah a boy ho  Htudied Hi-.* ChiiiOHo cln,.Mlcti ami *>uuh  foreign books an had been traiiHlatod  into the Cliinoii' liiiigun/ri>, but ho ha������  iievoi' htiullccl a foreign tongue, nor visited a foi'1%11 country, And this, I thiuk  in tho first (-lenient of hi** "Ji'ftiitnouH���������-  Hint,, without any knowledge of foreign  Ituigiiagc, law, literature, Hcionco of gov-  crmtH'ii*.', or the hkioi'y ami progroHH of  civil ij-tttkni, lie hna occupied tlii'hlglioHt  mid niiwli vcfipoiiHibln posit ioiih in'tlio gift  -of tho empire, luii* Ktiaucd t|io hlilp of  Nt--it* on a bti'tiight. coiu.'o between tho  hho.'tl* of cotiHcivalisn on the one hand  and radical reform ou tlio oUicv, until  lie Jinn brought lior nenv lo tlm luu'bov  of n Hrtfo, progreHsivo policy."  ' n*** ������ ������  Door .lumpa Through Windows.  A diM'J' .'Jnn'oil by doga jnnipi'il through  ��������� lm klt'-hi'ii ���������.vliulo'.v'nt tlie home of Cliun.  II, Mi'laiio, of South llycgiiH', Vt��������� and  Iciipiim* Mii'inigli iiiii'fhei' window iiiu''ip-  i'd, Thn ������I������MM' wuh followed hy a number of nil*!) HJiil after a long ���������purmiit. wiih  found hi ati* ''vliiilisted condition from  Jl... ',���������,.-������ ,,f blood (iiiiHi'd by lining ������*'il by  tlie window gli������s.H, -Vroiii Vnr S^w*.  You <'ftn*t'nfooncllw a wonum to Rray  Inrir* <ivi*ii by tolling ht'v how beautiful  tli������\V, nuiTKH la'r JooU, bu(, you cm ,h,*;1  wW'l-f    i>wpu'������t?   v.*t'h 1i*r.-V-w York  MANY MANSIONS.  A young Scottish clergyman having  occasion to preach in a church a few  miles distant from his native town, m  old woman who had kuown him in his  infancy went to hear him. The text was,  "In niy Father's house are many man-,  sions," which phrase he repeated very  often in the course of his sermon. The  old woman, ignorant of *thc'.. allegorical  meaning of the expression,.wa3 quite ihr  dign*~j*at at what she considered the vain  glory of the young man; and at length,  unablei to sit longer, ro'so" up and exclaimed, "My troth, lad, ye're no blate  (modest) to. come here and tell the like  o' that! D'ye think I diun'a ken the  Braehead House?���������;a but and a ben a.  storey and a half high. wP a ganys;  aboon. That's mony mausious for ye T I  tbiukya've a glide stock o' impudence!"  A SCOTCH ANSWER.  ?Tho lloV. Ralph Brskiue, one of the  fathers of the Secession from the Kiric  of Scotlaud, paid a visit to his venerable  were aoknow- i l������ofchor, JEbcnezer, ��������� at ^berncthy.  "Oh,  moHt pro-nori-   maw," said the lattor, "but ye come in  Thi������ uni'siiiuial I g������do timo, I've a diet of examination today, an' yo maun talc' it, us I have matters o' life and      death      to settle at  Perth."   /.With all my heart,"    quoth  Ralph.   "Noo,  billy,"      says Ebenewr,  "ye'll find a* my folk easy to oxtimhie  bub ane, and him I reckon you had hot-  tor  no'  mcddlo wi'.  Ho  has an  anld.  fashions,   Scotch   way  of  answering   uo  ("liot-tion by piittiiifj*'auotlior; and may  be lio'U tiff rout yo,"     ."Affront  mo!"  quoth tho indigiuint theologian',      "do  yo think  lio  can  foil   mo  wi'  *uy  nin  natural tools!" "Aweel,V said    Iih bro-  l-hoi', "I'se glo ye fair warning: yo had  ���������bettor no'  en' him  up," The recusant  wan nun Walter Simpson, tin* smith of  tlio parhli. The gifted Ralph, indignant  to tin* hint, degree at the bai'o ulen  of  Htich an illitcrnto clown chopphig divinity with lilin, ilotei'iiiinoil to, gravel at'  onciv with a grand, hniding, .\iuuiiAvirc-v'"  nblo 'qiioatiou. Accordiugly, iii'ter���������'���������'iitil'ng  ti variety of simple, prelimiunvy intei'-  rogatoiien lo Ihe nciiJov cIodhoppevH, he  all ut once, with a loud voice,���������cilod out,  "VValtor iSinipNon." "JToro, sir,"     BiiyH,  Waltev, "me yo wuiilhig mo?" "Atton-  tioii.'Hh'l Now, Waltoi*, can ya tell   mu  Iiow long Adniii ntood iu ayutftto of hi*  ������������������i-������'*m*'*f"   "Ay���������till  he  got  a      wife,"  ovlod tho uiivlMiniiiiiuu'cr in on tin-tdm.-.  "but; can yo tell me, ������jr, lioovlang ho  Htood' aftcvF" "Sit. down, WiilloiV* ������uid  tlio discomfited divine,  i  Flying  Isn't Very  Dangerous.  Now get if-out of your, h.'-ad', in the  first place", that fiyirig is an exception^  ally  dangiiroua  pastime.    To  the  contrary.   And, tit the same tinie; clear your  mind, of the idea that the Wright flier  ig not suited for ordinary man.   if you  will, ask, the Wrights ihemselvea about  the future of their, invention, t^ivohatices  to oiva, their fir'lt effort will be t6'deprive you of a lot of highfalutin notions.  One. of them, is the general impression  that they are going to piit the railroad  out of business.    They, grin when you  suggest    tilings lik<i this���������or   that the  ocean liner is <looiued."f; And' when   you  inquire 'whether, the,smotor car is now  on tlifl way to tbe scrap heap, they try  hard to'���������look polite and: ihte'reseed. * The  truth of the matter is that the Wrights  never miss a good chance to club an idea  like this over the", h^ad,, hitting it a good,  .solid ibuDip.' b������?for**_ .the  idea,. bo-*  -even  had" time emiogb:' to .' sit .u ps and take  no*tice.    .Why?    Wielljy t-baPs, easy* too.  Because tlie 'flying inaelnne, as tli-ey will  patiently^ tell yoiir; welns to*������lacka'prob-  ability,  or even   a, remotely;., plausible  chance of di-stiirbiiig; in the least way,  the present methods of transportation'  Instead, it, onlyy acbds\pn������3 .more  factor  to "the facility of travel; and aa for its  first * utility; - hea r- - what t he'   Wrights  themsielves have to sav;  .'..--,���������,. y~*~^"~;.'  "Sport firstof all." After that/its  use in exploration and in war. And aftef  vyar . .. ;. , Oh, well, you���������',can gn-fess'  aa well as ������'e <*an.>:*       \X\.���������.'"���������'      '/  :But'this idea,, K*w;a*- it,.will ha-:to the  average Ameriean. has alrpady been  grasped abroad. To-day in "Franc** tliere  are already nearly a hundred^person*"*  who have ridden inthc. ai**" and the. number is growing cbrigtautiy. * In"'. America,  however, a scant dozen will fill the list  -7-a statenwpt tliat-niaiiy will accept a������*  evidence'of tho Ainerican's rhbre conservative regard for hi* neck. Biit if you'll  Htop to think, yiin'l ������*ee this can't ho  true, for tlie -"most dating and tlife fastest,  ond best drivers of motor ears are from  the United States' ,'Neek'*l'-'have nothing  to do witb tbo case.' ��������� It';* .because, over  ou this side of the.peenn. wo haven't Ivul  the cbancW.���������'From "The Sport of Fly-  in!*-." bv ^faximilian Foster,,in the Outing Magazine for May.  ��������� - , ,,    - <o ������ '������ .���������;���������'���������  I  I  I  s  TUB I'llOPlWHOU AND JEMMY.'  A lata profehHor wiih oho dny -w-ilkliig  nouv Abordeen, when lie met a wc*IU  known ''iintiirui." "Pray," imid tlio pro-  feHhor, "Iiow long oan a mini live with  out brninH?" "I dimiii lrpu," said Join,  my,' Huratchiiig liiu bend; "Iiow auid  a i'ii yo yonrwttl'F"  TIFR T-AVmi-AIlY AND PACKMVN.  A poddlev lntoly ontered a piiM'o  Itouwfa -iu the eoiuntvy, nud, nt. tbo hnul.  lady'u dowU'o. dlopluyed nearly ovei"/ nr-  ticlo in hia puck for lier examinnt ���������.���������������������.  After oho bad HaliHfied her ourloHil v, lu-  !"-*v!r^ ���������iwhrtt *h*i it*mi!d mtv.-*To'wld>h  vim ropllfd "Hoot, I dinna want to buy  onything, i only  iva.nttfd     a niVut ��������� *  ORl-JATNKSS THROUGH SU.FFKR-  ING.  If I nm grout, I've shored, the birth-,  pang plon,  And shuddered on the crest of howl-.,,  ing sea;  Touched the depth, and reached 'remotest star,, ,   ���������-.���������','"' ;  And  on  niy  brow  received  divinost  soar, . !.'���������;  "���������",>'.!    ���������''  Mark of ownership, inscribed by pain.  Burning -the  blood  that  tinged   tho  quivering, brain.  ��������� '-.'.ITio "piercing.-' stylet' .of'i-tMVpriniali  ourso ,.,,,      ^    ���������.���������'.,'.'���������''���������'..  Tloooinos  tho .clucilo. -ili'oMing, .tondor,,  nurso, ft       ��������� ,    ��������� n  Soothing the-passions of vtho troulA  -    led no nl,\ -i   ' '���������"���������  \, ',.    ,,-''  Crowning tho*" llfo. yvitli" Love's nn-  pvoinc control.  1 ' , *���������,,'* '���������'     ' '' ���������    V  >Vhut it.'Lovo'i**. iivsitbo'i;n������������������t)vinBfl, tho)  "y!', lu'enosf -ipwin?, ,y.V ���������;, -: \    '.������...' -, ,1  '-FiiU .'nolo  ifyih'd'-i1 >most--tvembllngfl  r train, ,..:..'���������.:��������� ���������<���������'������������������ .".'-"--f  What il' 1 louvo bohiml dim, dlsmnlf  donlb,  And' Hwolling btiBt omits life*'**--    fru'-  grant .brontbj1   ������> ���������- ���������; ,  ���������  .���������.;*';���������������������������   ; ���������;: Biting   Thread.  li.in'i. bite off your thread,  Wonum nro told that it Ih a bad habit.|  tli-c.y niny even belleva that It i������, tunlj  yot they conthim* to do It, ���������* ���������  lllw, very l'nvi\ on tho tuolli.  Il in likely t"o "-ei-ntc'i the eiuinml.  ft may ovi'ii wear tiny gioovi't* in lho*j  cdg'.'s.   '"' ' ������������������������������������" >  A young wmimti not long ago, In. h{\-  ing off ii'touj-li tlitvudi ciiU'ked'' thoj  cnaiiii'l of her front tooth from top loj  bottom. .   ���������*.,���������' -    "'���������  IJ-'wlden bclihf hard on tbo toatli.thlnij  tlimul-oitiiiH J>������l>������t 1?.. l������������fd  tipaii  flnr  work, '      :  It Ih iiluuv-tf eerlahi to roughen'nnd;J  pull It. ,j  m, <*.������>"   m.m.mm  ChuileR ~Yc-\ old Jni������������<������ lo������t hli U'ff Ii!  n, railway lU'clilcntt but he wan nlw.i,V!lj  lucky, ('eorge��������� Luck! WliPte doen 1,^  como-In? Cliorlotv���������Why, don't you ������ec|i  .that wu*.tin):l#jf.'tvljlch /gaVe him m  mucli troubU v>ao ti-L'i.uiu'.Ii-ui, ar.J <\!L  g.>l 510,0'������ fer lt**-������v������n-������rt*' nty Journciip How would you like.to live in a town ! nnd just--   now    there is raging a  where they don't have to pay any taxes?  Where, in fact, if you tried to pay taxes,  you would be sternly refused?  Bow a on tha eastern shore of Mobile  I5ay there is a town wliich for fourteen  ���������years- has becu. giving, so far as is  possible under existing laws, a practi-.  cal exemplifieation- of Henry George's  theory. It Was cstablis'hed for. that  purpose; it was built on practically uninhabited.ground, and in the years of  its existence it.has grown from nothing  into a thriying.prospcrbus and happy'-com-,  inanity. Its inhabitants pay no taxes  and get along in'fine, style without  til<illi. ".-,  Henry George's theory tey commonly  known-as ^'the single tax," a-} term  coined by the kite Thbma^ G. Sherman,  not because of its accuracy, but be-  beausc a short and easy name was needed. Actually, th*e George theory does  not���������;.contemplate the paying of any  ���������taxes at a". It enncomplates the' wiping  out of all .taxation* and the support of  the comnnmitv by, the payment of  ground.'rent'" into the treasury J In'form,  ���������of course, that payment', would, be. made  a tax, but'the''Gcorgeir.es contend that  it, would not be a tax in the sense'that  a levy made upon one's personal belongings, for example, would.be. '  SINGLPTAXHKS STAKTED-TJV'������������������'-'  Jt is impossible, completely*! to..demor--  st in to the. efficacy.'of'. tlie George doctrine to any community where personal-  .'property taxation ami taxation upon  improvements, to say'nothing of the  indirecrt taxation of; the tariff,;' exists.  But in Fairhope. Ala., they have got as  near to dei|ionstraring;:it as can. ever.  be done under present-day conditions. >  Pay-hope *; was ~i started^ in January,-  ISJJ3,' by four single taxers from Iowa.  It is now a thriving town with ai-ity  ���������eJuirter, three schools, a' hotel," two  newspapers, a , wharf,.'a steamer. ; several stores, a number of .clubs' and n  free library. It bus a waterworks system,, but no water rates. It has a tele v  phone ..-service/whicl*. is free. ...Jt doesn't,  cost anybody- iii\Pairbope a cent to go  into his telephone, room and call up  anybody in Baldwin county.  How, inva.'.state which levies taxes  after the' good old-fashioned way,''if  could be possible ' for, a community* to  exist witb������i,i't taxation of individuals  might pu-ziae the huskiest intellect.  However, ���������E. 13.. Gaston, J.. Bellangee,.  and the other Iowa' single taxeVs dis-  'covered that where there's, a will there's  a way.   Their scheme:was shhply/tlifs:  To found a community wherein all  the land should lie.-.owned by .the.-'com?  niunity���������tKat is, b*yAaAe6rpora.tioh; representing tile' community : tb-i j]et out the  land on long-term teases to individuals:  to take irom ihe lessees the full ajupisn*.  of the ground -reiit;'-'������������������'to- support 'the-  cowimhnity out, of that ground rent, and  to pay the taxes levied by theState  and county out of the same .'fund.,..,.. ',,,..,.:, .  "��������� wiyHouT/A. tax: levy.  Fiurhope'.s.y'rax theory mustA uecessar-  ily be halting; and incomplete. *>   Xever-  t iieless, as*far" as it lias beeii"���������able   'to  go,  it iias  made  such  a demonstration  nsanust challenge   t>e attention of ytlie)  students of economics.  In a far broader  sphere tlie.-.CJeprgc theory has been tested  in New    Zealand j and with satisfactory  results, and a taxation of land values  ���������is on the Liberal programme in    Great  Britain, but Pairhonc is the���������.only.<cxam-  plc of an attempt to demonstarto it in  the face of adverse laws. .-.'The -fact that-  tbo experiment has  been  successful   in  spito of the levying of taxes by the" stale.  .-nid county is a striking bit of evidence  for those, who *thiiik there ninyhavc bivf������n ;  something in George's dbetrine.  It is a ciu-isus. fact..that, the only acrimonious critics 'of Fnii'ho|*o; have been  men 'who wore themselves u ingle tnxers,  hot  controversy among them about it.  'Sifted .down, .it .comes to the immemorial inability of social reformers to  agree among, themselves about details.  The opponents of Fairhope want a democratic rule substituted for the rule of  the Fairhope corporation, arguing that  *f,ltc- running :;df a single-tax community  ' by! a private company is undemocratic.  The answer of the Fairhopers is twofold: First, that;as long ag the present  system of taxation exists it.is impossible to run a single-tax community on  any other basis; second, that.the initiative and referendum arc in operation at  Fairhope, and any time a majority  wants a change in the svstcm they can  it.  COBHS CURED  *W ^d**** ������������ ������ "fl  V    1N 24. HOURS  xou can painlessly remove any com, eiU-er  &ara. soit or oleeding, by applying Putnam'i-  Corn Extractor. It never Dirnis, leaves no scar,  contains no acids; is narniH'ss because composed  only of healing gums and "balms. '��������� Fjftv year.*? in  iise.^ Cure* guaranteed. Sold by all druggists  250. bottles.   Reruse substitutes.  ���������J^Us rsAsvVS  PASM LESS  CORN EXTRACTOR  set  vfree :*phoxe :and water;  jfeanwhile, the  benefits ���������  which  the  ATAX***.*  ������** |!  1-D..G  JL-S'fcIi'4-43  HAVING    LEARNED   THAT     MRS.  GNAGG   ISN'T  ABLE  TO  GO.  .. ��������� v ��������������� ������-~ '  . ������v   '\ v n  i'j>v'������\;      l' *���������������������������������������. .   *���������***���������     *t������-j     ���������.aw ������u.  to  pay-, ."j*;" for  the maintenance, o  t'nU box..' Thai;, Irjowcvcr, i$ his.last  Fairhope experiment confers ou the superiors. are big and undeniable. Originally Fairhope,.,Or the sandy ground  wliich is now Fail-hope, was not worth  a sou murkce. No*.y, by the presence of  Si. bustling, community;' its AvaluosA have  risen to siic-K a. point, that the receipts  of iho town are $4,000 a year and ;'Still  rising, and this free telephone system  aiid free waterworks have been installed  out of the proceeds. .  Jr. all demonstrates - the groundwork  of Henry George's theory, which was  that land has no value until the pres-  ���������eri-ce of ������. eo-mmunity makes that value,  -and that as tbe community' makes it no  individual should be allowed to reap  the benefit'of it. Since the community makes it, the community should receive itr���������that was George's position^-     '���������:  The statement- that the telephone and  .Waterworks systems  are    free    should  perhaps lie qualified.    As'Pairlloper who  wants ..a telephone put in his house has  "   "       '" ' of   the  t payment.; he has no: quarterly rent rooming  due. Under an ���������.idea.'r;;'syi'te*t|i^6f3csingle  lax. he would not have tdpay even that;  ifc ii?, in Fiiirhope's case, a payment made,  necessary, by ,. the existing system of  laws.yySoi top, he has, to, pay $50 to  ihave hi? waior drain coiinectcd, but atV  ter that lie has no rates to pay, and  under an ideal single-tax system be.  would not have to pav even the initial  S5o.y :..���������'���������:,��������� '"..-���������-':������������������'���������'. "..��������� .'.������������������'-..-.���������  The Home 'relepbone Company wateh-  r_ed with -envious eyes the progress of the  free telephone system in Fairhope. Finally thoy ma'de. a ^proposition to the..  -Fairhopers to the effect that they  would pay long-distance charges on  everything outside that region, and on  this basis tbe connection was made.  Again  it was a  practical domoiistra-  :Ubiv. of. George's doctrine, a 'minor part  of; whicii theory if was >tha*t the gr'ourid  vtrgnt;;'o'f;::.the ..community- would not 'only  pay all expenses thereof, but would en-  ���������*-.able the*, community to support out of  itl^ovvii pocket.'what- are now monopolies,   siieh   as   the   telephone,   the   telc-  ' graph, the. street railroads,* etc.  ''.'.XX   Q\^"XS  ALL TFEE LAXD.; -'.,X'  The. Fairhope Single Tax "Corporation  icwiis all the land, aiid-its lease is for till  years. Tf, for example*." a person should  acquire a leasehold wherenn the annual  'rental' was \ ������25 he Would turn that  amount;' into the communal treasury.'  Then the county , or the yt'tte woufuV  swoop down with a tax of say .*p5, that  being the assessed value of the Improvements and of the land. It might also  ; include'any personal property that the  tenant niight hold. Anyway, -wo will assume thac it is -JS. When the tax as-  sessiirs came down on the ��������� community  tliey would find that only the corpora--  tioiiAvaj? liable} because only the corporation held the land, and they would as-*  sces-thi'i'i1 $5 against it. The community  thereupon would pay it-out of what?  Out of tlie rental value alre'idy turned  in, by the !V.l-ycar tenant, lu other  words, the tenant simply pays over  whatever may lie tho assessed valuation  of his land and has got no other ooiisid  era tion to care for; the 'community  looks out for that. -  It isn't mi idenl demonstration of the'  single. (un; nothing can be that while  Ihe present, laws continue in force.  Nevertheless, il; is about as nen*: it as  you cnii gc-h The purpose of the orgi-  inators was to demonstrate the way in  which a. couiiininity can grow and  .prosper with nothing but ground rent  as.'tho source of its revenue and its  puyuioiu.8,  That it has done.  '  -FOO.VDKBS OF cdai3IU2fITVr.' .  by a re-fcreiidum taken on  the assessments." ! ������������������ ���������' ������������������'���������'���������  The criticism of Fairhope from the  inside appears to proceed entirely from  persons who are uot single taxers, and  who want to instal the old system of private ownership. The land, values have  been created by the presence of the  community'-and to tliat extent liave justified the s.ihglc-lax. theory. 2*"ow that  these land values,- which originally were  nothing, have grown to a remarkable  nsset, there are persons in the town who  desire to reap the advantages of that  situation by reverting.to the old system  of pwncrs'iip.~Exelinii;*"0.  TRY MURINE EVE REMEDY  For Red, Weak," Weary, ANystoiy.Jt'yes*  'Granulation, .pink,;Eye. and Eye Strain;  Murine doesn't .smart*; 'soothes eye pain.  Is compounded by experienced physicians; contains no ���������injurious or ..prohibited-' drugs. Try Murine ior your!''eye  troubles. Yon will like Murine. Tiyit  in baby's cye5 for-.'sealy, eyelids. Druggists sell Murine. a't'-'aOei-;'" Murine Kye  Kemedy Co., Chicngp, will send you. in-  tfi-tstiiig Eye Books free.  ' *-���������������-'' ���������������������������  Whereupon He Dirates Upon Her Inherent Laziness and the Impropriety of Her Discussing Her. Ail-  ;'���������-���������'"��������� mehts, but Resents the Suggestion  That He  Might.  ������������������Tired Feellru:'" Has an Antidote.  For "that tired feeling" take cliom-  ieals. Prof. ' Angelo "Jiosso. of Turin,  found in" his 'experiments that the illness causo'd. by ovcr-fat-igiid was due to  the absorption of��������� .certain' compounds into.  the bkiodi' and that! "these' substances  when injected into other animals produced t'liey s*nne:.; syriiptqins. Tha presence of siich; .toxins is.. thoiiglit to, be.the���������  oxplanatl^ir; of'!--tlie" illness sometimes  caused ,bV !eating! tlie flesh of over-  iiunted g*ame or of overdriven cattle.  .Li.ebig...juentions si...ease, in which the  fiesh of a't'oebiick which had struggled  violently after being caught in a snare  gave rise to symptoms of, poisoning. Similar cases are recorded by..Gautier, includingone in which���������������������������������������������iigs Vwere fatally  poisoned through, being ved upon the.)  flesh of a horse''that had * died during  its ��������� struggles when heing'broken in.     y .;  At first these poisonous:* products 'Of}  fatigue were  regarded as animal aika.  loids similar, to.plaixt poisons like stryeh- *  nine and^broniirie.    But Dr.  Weichart  sueceedad^ iuyisolating from the muscles  of    .weiariedf yaiiiiiials   a: specific' toxin,  which when injected iu small doses into  animals gradually produced    immunity  and formeSiaii'ai^  the toxin, produced all .the symptoms of  fatigue,, fpjlo-iyejd.' by.deat-Ii. A simple  ���������method of jfoduciiig an antitoxin has  lieen described in a recent;..German patent, y- :.- v.!-;'!.; ���������: .**!��������� ^-^ X . -- ;'  W^ien albumen is gently heated for  about ten hours with a chemical agent  like dilute nitric.acid it. is broken down  into various products, one of which  yields all the physiological effects of.  fatigue. In cpntiiiuing the lie^ting for  a long period; or on boiling the mass  this toxic'';substance is destroyed,'-and  among tbeproduct-s of its decomposition  is one that nentrabzes its action. v,TUis  new!' substance may be separated from  the other products; of decomposition  aund. foffimihe; acceiUpasiying raineral  salts. When injected into the body it is  stated *to'act as ah'ahtift'ote to the toxin  of fatigue, preventing its injurious ef-  f-ee'ts.-  TOOMANyioMEN  SOFfER IN SILENCE  Lydia E^Pinkham's Vegeta*  ble Compound Cured Her.  Toronto, Cnnatlii,���������'"! sluill endesivor  to describe! to you how I felt bet'oro I  began takingX-ydhvE- pinl'hnm'n Veg-  fitiiblo Corapouiul. I t-cai'cely knew  what it wuh t.o bo well.   I hadiiwiul  . ���������   I  :!... _ ... . ��������� bontiii'or-do\vnpiiin������  and viiBunlly boforo  inymonthlyiierioclH  JI Buffered l'������ya*a*ibly  and liad to go .u>  Tbetl, IwiiHiiotrinlft  Lto walk acvoBs tho  tloor tho,.pain wan  bo bad. ,1 xloctorcd  forniiHigUi'M', but  ���������tlio docUiv'*- -tiont-  ment did not dome  any po������*i* Jffnvo.ui-  |nll".'.i-'biKa of, oyor  1 licing w*������U ii gain  until -������������������e tinymyliuBband b������w tho Corn-  ponnd >Av������rtiiiccl In the p������i*?r. * Ho  decided to got mo a .bottle, mm I ������m  tlnvnlcfnl ho did. I had not token ona  bottle before I began to fed lw*tt<'i\  unci I kopt. on tnUtng it until now J am  n dliTor<������nt woman. It alHp holpcd mo  (diving jnatornlty and (diildhirtli.. I  can tliovonglily vficononend yo'nv \frpr-  (���������tablo Compound to uny woniwi who  in amictocl with fc.Tnitlo tvonblos.,,~-  3\rrfl..T.M.Tw):i':PAT.i", jas Xassivu ������t.,  Toronto; Canndn.  Tho Htutc'^HS of Lydia II. IMnkham's  Veffotabl" fJoniponnd, ���������madoi'vom root a  and liorbs, is nnparallolftd. 11 may bo  nncd with lioiriidUonndftiKf. byy.'omcn  who ������tntfor from dlnplaricmontH, Inllain-  matlon, ulceration, llbrohl lumm-B Ir-  rognlarltkiH, iwrlouio l>ainB. bockaplio,  bfiarlnit^lown f������������llnir, flatnluncy, indl-  m*i������tlon, diwlnpaa, or nervous proatra-  ;!���������*?������,  When the Blood is Weak or Out of  Order Disease is Inevitable.  .'Many women.'go through life suffering  in silence-���������-weak, tilling, and unhappy.  The' languor nnd blnodlcssncss of girls  and young women, with headaches, dizziness and fainting-spells; the nervous  -ailments, back' paiii's nndy failure, of  strength of wives nnd mothers; the  trials that come to all women at the  turn of life, aro caused usually by im-  povei'iMicd watery blood. Dr. Williams'  i'ink 3?ills for l?a)o Peoplo hnvc helped  'iiiore women to the joy of good health  aiid  robust   strength   than  any   other  The founders of this ooiimniiiity wex'c  V��������� V. Otiston. .lames Ik-llnngee, J. JJ,  ITiiiniiicl find .Mfred. Woostcr. . Tliey.  wero nil Iowa mon, 'devoted-, single  tnxers nnd practical folks, Mobile ]**ny  Is a sort of senllop in southern Alabama.  On inn* side of the boil 11 op is "Mobile. On  the iitlier side" wns the sandy tract of  grnynd. which then wns tin In hub! ted nnd,  now hi Fiifrliopo'' ; Tli('i������e four lownns  cin'iin down 'thero fiiid picked- out this  uuproiiifhing plc������co of enrth n������ <he foivn-  datlon of tlielr model eoinnnnilty.    ' ���������:.   '.*  Thnt wits foiirtoon venrs ngn. Now  Fnli'lmpo iti tlioI-biggest town In Uald"  win county. It oerinlnly 1ms got tho  llvoTiOKt' nnd most.hustling population  'f*u -Hif* iStnto of .Alnhnmn, if. yon Innvo  out, tin* big cities like Rlrnilnglinin. Its.  growlli lo sueli n succosh from mlfievnbly  siinill ho(iiiniln>"s is at till iiiteil by (inston  nud tlio iitlifif'niPirwlici have stayed with  lilin   to   tlio   nppllciilii-m' of   sltiglc*t'h"<  fillHtOlll*'.  It i������i nut by any menns fiolely n sinale-  lox colony. Thon* are people in It who  licvev lien nl of the hinnle lax or who  donM. helU-vo in 11. Al! of them, however,  take (lieli* leuhclmlds fr*im <li'.' <'<������/p'n'i-  tlon upon Iho -.nine hnslm ������*i do (lie de������  votccH of IT^nry Oenrgc, .  A -RTX-OLR TAX CitrriC.  The nio-nt prominent nnioiig 1.1m* sIiikIo-  tiiN crll'ii'S ol Iho Fiili'luipi* niU'i'pi'iiie Is  .rosepli Dunn Miller, who Iioh Iwen for  many ycorn ono of the lender*'- in llmt  cult, in explaining liia ojipositkiit to llm  piitfi'pi'Nc, us nt present conduetcil, Mr.  MIIW ������fildt  ���������'Tlie objection now bciuiis to lie cunong  ���������*������, nnni1������'*r of the jw'oplo of folrhopo thnt  the govornmeiit ��������� Is not demncratlc.  Tlicv ���������nbjct't Hint flipy Imvo no voleo In  dcU'rmiailig the value of the land or Iho  t������\^n they have to pny. Thnt, however,"  Mr, Jilillcr iiddf*.!,, "luva  ia>uu , ivtuvuku  medicine in the world.   These pills actually make new, rich, red blood, which  vouches every piivt of the body, feeds  the starved  nevves,  strengthens  every  organ, and makes weak girls and women  bright and well.   Mrs. A. Englcs,  Wihidas. Out., says:' "I am writing this  letter out of gmtltudo to let you know  the   grcnt   benefit  Dr.  Williams'  Pink  Pills have been to me.   Fronij the timo  I' was a girl I suffered from weakness  and fn in ting spells���������-wn* ,a,lways doctoring, but it <lfd ���������*���������>!; Iielp ������������**���������   ���������Vi' J- *?rew  older J seemed to prow wor*e. "My blood  seemed literally turned to water. Sometimes T. would mint ns often as twice  in a day,.   II differed from indigestion'.  1! could not wiillf lipstnUrs without -i������tiop-  ping to ivst on tin; way, and my l������*art  would piilpitnto no violiently n������ to produce ii. hiniiitl-evhig sensation,   I. grew so  wenlc tlint peoplo thought I wns in consumption.    1  waii In till* 'Trciidt'nl con*  dlton' when   ������er.. WillJniiM' XMnk  Pills  wore brought to my uttentioii nnd 1 bo-  gan taking iheni.   The *fir*t. ������ign of benefit 1! noticed  wns nn Improvement in  my nppcitHv.   Then 1. began  to    grow  gtrongev, the color bognn to return to  iny fneo; the fainting rfpell-s dlsnppenreil  iuid gradually T wns ln-ougbit'to n con-  liltlon'of move pnvfeet health limn I hud  over enjoyed bviui'e.   This k whnt Dr.  Williams* Pink Pllb* have done for nu\  nud tlint lliey have been of Inking lion-  el'lr, U proved hy the fnct that it in snv-  anil yenvrt him'e they vestured my hculili,  nnd   l  hnvc icinnlncil -.trong ntul  well  ever ulneo."  Dr. Wllllt'iiis- Pink PilN nro n cine for  nil tvoiililes iluo to Impure or wntcry  blond, such ui aimemin. rlieuiiiiitisni.  iieurnlgln, liendnelies ntul liiicknclio**, indigestion, St, Vltua dnnce, pni'iily*!*', e.(c.  Sold by nii'illclii.i ilotilers or hy i"������i! ",*  **������0 cents n Ixi-v or six boxes lor ���������ri-'ifl  from the Dr, WHH������ni������t' Meillrino Co,,  lirnekvillc, On I  "Tlii* nucii.-iits 'iielieved tin* world w,i-.  /int." "I nm bi^lit/iing to believe it myself." "At'tii-illy f "Aoiunllyl I  linvon't hid ii propohril for n month."--  iiun-ttoa io-ii.  . rinding that Mrs. Gnagg iii temporarily iiicsipiiritated for %yalking, Mr. Gnagg  naturally desires her to accompany him  on a Sunday walk in the country, as  follows: ������������������'���������'���������  Just look at this flooding sunshine,  and not a cloudlet in the sky). Haven't  seen a springtime Sunday like this for a  coon's age. Huh! Nature is not only  smiling.: she's giggling, she's laughing  ���������out loud. ,  X Come on! "Let's beat it' outVbf this  stuffy flat. Toss on ..your- duds and we  will bike out to the' end of some trolley  line or other and then strike through  the woods .'and.* gather, a few hunks of  this winey air and sunshiue. We'll���������  Jlri-v-s tliat? A callous pn your foot  tluir is killing you? How wouid I know  anything'about .it? Hull! It's the first  l-'ve heard of it. Kept you in the house  for, the last four days, you say, and  you've mentioned it to'nie several times?-  Now. don't say. that. Be kind.enough  hot to try to' hurl anything like that at  me. 'J'bis is the first minute I've known  ������������������'anything'about any! callous bh your foot  as you, call it, and yl couldn't gness: it,  ' could I. nicrcly because you've been  moping arouiid? Yo"ii"re mopiiig arbiind  pretty nigh all the time anyhow, and:!if  I were to be obliged - to conelu.de from  your moping that various aijments^af-  flieted yon I'd: liave you doped out nioiyc  tliii n half the time as a victim of the  bubonic plague or the bendis ybi- the  bouscuiaid's knee or,efti"p'ehter's wrist or  things- like those. :';y.-. .!"!-.*  Well, coine on out info ihe country  anyhow, cairu't you? W-liy can't you  muster up a little siniiik and gumption  and try aiid forget about that trivial  little complaint that you say you have  .���������what's'.-'���������tbo name of it, you say 1.Callous foot? .That's! a newvone on mey-  calions foot. Where did you; pick! that  up���������tlie 'name, I mean? I've board about  .callous souls; and callous hearts and callous bondholders and all likeAthati! but  this is the first time I've ever; heard  about callous feet. What are they; callous about? What makes 'emycallous?  What train'of embittering encumstahecs  caused 'cm to become .'callous?������;.;!,yv,; ^y!"  Can't you sort of use your iniiid and  pluck up a littlenerve and comeout into the country for a good long walk,  hey? Maybe your callous feet'll forget  it if you ask them to. Why--don't, yon  frame up a petiton requesting !or beseeching your callous feet to sort of  bury tho'liatcbet and smoke tlic_ pipe  of peace and behave, hey?������������������-, Why don't  you?.-!    '".���������-���������vyy-y   \  X (:-\X^-'\X':r\.  How's that? Can't.get your shoes on?  Oh, you can't?y.-j$;ell) have you tried to  get 'cni on? Wtien did you try? Oh,  three days ago;, and you haven't tried  to get "em oiv.suice? Well, that's like  you. How d'ye know you can't get your  shoes on your embittered, hardened,  world weary feet if you haven't tried to  get 'cm on for three days, eh, arid how  d'ye know that you'll ever be : able - to  get your shoes or even moccasins on if  vou' don't give the job an! occasional  trial? -,'-,",���������  HVilit I'm in bad, that's all. I'm what  they call in Dutch. Here I am asking  my"'w5Fe to go out into the country on  the first really decent, civilized Sunday  of the year and she stands me off with  some k'ind of a fairy tale about having  something the matter with her feet that  I never even heard about. If that isn't  calculated to get a man's Angora then  I'd like to know what it is.  Only blooming day in the week that  T have the chance to enjoy a little air  and sunshine and here I get flagged this  wav. By George! It's discouraging,  that's what it is. Discouraging, depress  big, ���������disheartening and a lot of other  things. Irritating, too, when it. comes  to tlint. Doggoued irritating for that  matter.  Of course you can't see it, but I call it  pretty decent; for a man to invite bis  wife to go but into tlio country with  him of a fine spring Sunday, and there  are ��������� not many fellows who'd be soft  enough to extend their wives that kind  of on invitation. Well, hern I skate votive centre with a well meant invitation  t'oN'nii to spend the day with mc oul;  nnd'er the blue sky, and this is what I  get. It's enough to tnko the sap and  the tar out of any fellow, blamed if it  Isi't.  ITere. just shuck those floppy old slippers Unit you're mopehing around hi,  nnd seo if yon on n't draw on some kind  of ti pair of shoes, won't yon? Huh!  .lust to sort oT show mc, won't you? ,Oh,  yc*. r>i course, I. take your word for it  would  become  afflicted with  what you  =o glibly call  cal'ous feel?  That's tlie way it'd strike me, any-  ho-*. ; and it'-- tlie knockout humor to  think of! your doing anything that actually requires tlie iiac of your feet.' You  take a . car when you have to go two  blocks.-and' 1 never see yon siandhig tip  for inore than three minutes at;a stretch.  The deep chairs and the rockers and the  couch claim your reclining attention  most of the- time, so far as I've -been-  able to discover. How the dickens, then,  did ybii ever develop such a weird,  uncanny,; not to say unbeljc\*able, complaint us callous feet?  As; a "matter of fact, if you want to  take it from me, it's just aleetle indelicate for you to talk about such things,  there .are. certain little niceties and  amenities and delicacies and tilings  which should lie observed even between  man and wife, and it isn't exactly dainty,  if you're, inquiring of me. for you to sit  there and dilate so expansively upon  these ailments of yours. I don't talk  ������������������'about.my ailments. I have some regard  for the minor .properties.  How's that? Only hut week, you say.  I told'.you with'great particularity about  the ease of hives I got fro in eating those  early* strawberries?  That's it, go right ahead aiiil toss  things up to me. That was different, if  you'll be good. enough to acknowledge  .it.'!---'yl wasn't suffering from what could  be called .'a iltrle piffling ailment. I was j  ..downright sick���������sick as a human being  could..be���������and. there wasn't any possibility of my' !*-ing able to conceal it  from,! you., Jf there liad been any such  a chance' you betyI'd have taken'it, for  I might have known ('uvncd~ well tliat  you'd! throw it np to me the first chance.  yotfgot. !'  Anyliow/'yoii-re- trying that old gag of  shifting tlie thing over to'-ino, and If ind  thaf.'t'ni. still idiot enough to pcrniit you  ;.to. get iiwaiy/witli that schemed    ^���������'A'!  We were conyc-rsing, you'll remember,  about your peculiar and none too dainty  habit of'fetching'.up the sutijoct of your  own ailments-upon livery trivial occasion  and even, wli.cn there isn't!any occasion  for it, aridT'don't: pretend'to l>e switched'  off or sidetrackcrl till I get through With  tliat .subject..; riii, .not und-ei* * tlie- gun, at  the present liiomcnt. please "understand.  ���������.We/i-e'''diseussnVg'--'ydU and what'yoii call  your callous feet.   We������������������  ?ARAGBA?eSf  Germany is the land of duels at 'pres^  ent..  The water of the ocean is rich in radium.  In. ten years- Cleveland wiil be "tha  '���������Concrete City."  XJie   world's   Vea.rly record of cart-Ii-y  quakes is 30,000."  *  Koller skates were invented in 17GS by;'.-  a Hollander. y A  yy!;-,  The dress of the' J'apaness ���������, womau  shows her..age. ��������� -;*:y'-������������������:.'.'������������������  It is state.1 -that the first bread;was  made by a Chinese.  Alaska has a trifle lei-?.than 300 miles  of railroad. ���������  The teeth of a squirrel wiil ���������perielr-ato  deeper! than those of**, dog.  S'ome of the cigars'of th-j'��������� Philippin'.**s  are two and a half fec-t long.  "-.-  The'"Biic.rophone makes.the footsteps  of a' fly plainly audible.  Only lu per cent, pi Japan's-'population may be ehissed ns' illiterate.  Eight times; as n-nc-a energy is expended in walking upstairs- as'^on';'th<-  level. '  Tke coal bill of  navy during llKIS ,  000. -   ���������  The* -n-ewesfc   telephone ������������������ucuthpieei*  i-"  of glass,  vriticii can  be  ic-adi'y clean*;.-:!'.-.'  by boiling. .  It  is'..likely  that  there  will  be hiws*  iu }"e\v. \'<>rlc and other .States requiring.  that stock yards in the future be. con--  structed of concrete.-   y   :  An Anierica-n. synd-icate is. .building,.:*,  large cement .-mill, s*.n.<l.-a vigorous campaign is being started to teach the Jaw  lio>v; to make use of, this- material.  ! Japan is selling eoal to China to ih:.'-  valtie oi about -S.1,'060r<H'H> a*Jye*r;-'.:fhYty-  three-fourtiis of Wll-'the coairChma-:in-;  ports. ..-*-.���������'.       ������������������:���������; A y. ^:rK''i  Many   accidents   liave happened'fro-'iv-'  ��������� the presence o f toe ���������_".*,?,* t  of  the United-; Stat;-**;"  ���������mount-id to  %5.~r������~l,-  thnt, ypn've got hnllous. bnllous, wnllous  -���������bh.'yi's, ciiUous, that's the word���������cnl-  Ioih ir-ot. Take your word for nny old  thing. Thni's what I'm hero l'pr. I'm  th-**- dniullest little word Inker in this  section of town, if I. do sny so myself;  hut. nuyhow,'jjust to plenso iim, won't  ynu nt lenst glvo nn Imitation of some-  bod v trying, to slip on a pair of ehocs?  Ctin't! do it, eli? Oil. of. course you  can't. Don't, suppose yon can over get on  a pair of slippers. oliV We could tnko a  Utile shorter walk out in the country���������  three or four miles only-*-nnd you eould  wenr a pair of clippers for'a little trudgn  like tIttTf*. couldn't; your No? Oh, well,  what's liie n-se? I'm just wanttng my  time and breni.li urging you to do iniy-  thing tlmtM. plense me. I might m  well talk nt the Chinese wall.  What i** ^M������- ei-dln-i* f**et g;<������. miylimvV  ITnvdeuiug of lltr* sole of tlm f"t. you  sny? Well. Ilml'i* a Ml. Timl'* the Mini  fliv ..omei'y. Tlmt'i* th" ln**������t 1 t vi*r It"'*''-l.  Il'iirdfiilng of tin- nole of thn fool, hey?  I.fn. lint You'll have In i'mmu-' me ful'  rolling nioiiml on the floor ���������������'.���������< r thai,  Iu'.iuim* it's too rich, you know.  "Oh. yon don't, nee II, i-h? Well, hero  it i* tli't'ii. Whnt, prny, do you ever do  tliul'd emise Iho nnjes of I'lther or both  of ,v������.lii- fix*L to linrde-n? Thnt''- vvlion,  the laugh rniucH in, WonldnM it nnliirnb  ly !j-' mpp'xi^d thnt. only folk** wlm ������b������  somclhlng with jAelr fcet���������wnlk nronnd  a lit tie lilt, A-iy^r nt leu it fllntid up for  n couple of mlnutns nt n Mreloh, or nuinc  l!;!"*' V,,!:���������*���������  1V**t���������tii"!   o-nlv   ������,ncli  n->**tdn  yHow's ..that?" Why,, continue to talk  about it if I Joii't approve of the subject, you say*?y.y yA;      :.--; - ,J;.-/ ..--A'.  Xpw, don't try io shut me np that way,  because it isn't going to "do. It isn't  ���������goiiig to do ��������� at .aII. -I guess I haven't  ye.t sac-rifieed:the!right to'opeii:niy mouth  around hci-e.A' :' V  Anyhow, yon* broughty this thiiig up.  -Yon. stand it off, .witli; your diseursive,  learned, but not, Iyam bound to say, entirely edifying '.'remarks' oh the subject  of callous feet���������your callous feet.'  Since you insist upon sticking to that  subject, permit: me to nudge inA the  bumble 'obsei'i.*ation that it's a istvangi  thing that I don't ever have.any.such.a  thing as -cal 16ns- feet. It might liaturaily  bc supposed that I'd be the-* callous 'feet  prop'psii ion of this. family, considering:  thatl do- sonicthing wit.liiny feet; right  alongA-hoof it around from inorning till  night attending to business, and all that  sore of thing. Well, there never has beeii  anything callous about my feet. Far.be  it from me to brag, but I never dragged  a I'liUous foot around after nic.y       ;   AA:  So you expect me to hang around' this  infernal, gloomy, stuffy, sunless flat all  day to-day, do you, v.-hen everybody -en  earth knows that anyt'hing'il be' oiit in  tjlo open? '. :--X'-  ������������������������������������:���������.::���������.:'���������:   .,i;,..;-  ��������� How's that? You wouldn't mind at .all-  if IM go out into the "'country for'a walk'  myself? .,,-.,; y, .*. ���������.������������������;. -.-:-. :-,-,!!������������������  That's a fine proposition. I must say/  V������"ant to get rid of me, don't you? Huh!  Great!   Can't endure to have nie around  this dump for a few hours on Sunday,  hey?   It has conn* to that, has it?    >���������"���������"���������  Huh! You only suggested my going  alone bciause you. thought I'd enjoy the  trump in Ihe open? That's what they  nll'sny-, but you're not going to clinse  mc, you know. I decline to bo, chased.  I'll stick around here as long ns a I  ploas*' and you needn't look gloomy and  sad and sweot over it either.  Dnnged *>rctly note T must 'sny whon  a wpiinui lieeoines so selfish that'she in-  sl'sts upon having a win**-].-*, blooming ten  1*00111 ii|mrtiiieut to herself nil the. time,  including Sundays! 1\1 Ik* a nice looking  mutt, wouldn't'I, 'vamping through the  woods with not a soul to talk to? 1' lend  a. lonesome enough life as it is. I luivo  nobody to talk to nt homo on the kind  of lopii'H Unit I onro to talk about.. I  enn'fc get you interested iu anything  that, interests-ipe, nnd you don't cure a  linng, flint's tho pliiin tri'ith, whether I  get any pleasure ov satis fuel ion out of  niy home life or not; nnd. that's why  tlK'i'o ii*n'(* a Ionesoiucr follow in this  man's town than 3 nm even when'. Piii* in  my own Iionie.    Vc*,. Hint's why.  .Tho next time I daifV* nround hero like  a big lummox- of a fool Newfoundland  pup nnd invite you to take n Sunday  walk with mo. In tho-country���������well,'you  won't lmvo I'nlloiis feet when thnt next  l.liuo comes nround, Ihjcjuiso tlu're isn't  going to be any next time. 1! enn find  people to hike walks with, don't you  worry nbouv that���������people tlm I'd lie glad  to wnlk with mo, nnd I won't havo a  bit of trouble in digging' them up  cither.  ��������� <������������������������������  a proportKin  carbon inoTioxide iii-the ilhujiiiiating  gas *<it--'.-'\yVsiiihg.toii',:';.I). ('., an!i now is;  is  propo'^ad  to resti-ict '-.the', ainoiint' t.y  10 per cent;, of :t'l������'ev:ro.%!iie'. y   A ;"   ' 'X;X'  T*vo big'v'e5sel3'"f'br;Hi?.s:-ih the Pacific  tivnk' are --now  buL'dixii  as  .'���������tii*e;".-Mi''t'!u'i  bi-hi-dockyards f9r,'-Arii&"<Trient,ilVSte.i~':n-!'.'.*  ship Company. One i? r;of. 13.-"������00! ioa^y -,-  and twp of ;),2o0 tons each. ! y.y .:;  The -most poweifii!v- dridga in t\\X. .  world is elaimed .for,.Ru*.i5i������i..������������������<��������� It can  move 7.000 cubic yards of :earth, ir'oni ! _.  the bottom of it���������'r'iv'ei: in tha c..*itrse of1 :;  di*f::iging. .      y  '���������;*..-,  The LUuerick Chainber of Coir.in'erc*''.,.-.  has approved of a rc-^ch'tioii mak;^ ; ���������  Greenwich time the standard --or tini A;  entire United Kingdom. At the pre.i,-A  ent time Ireland is iii. minutes behind'"X  London.      ' ��������� >  -;... Th5 exportations 01 eonaeiiSf'ti ;nii"ky;  fiioin the United S"tat.--s 'have niiowu a  very .-rapid growth hi i-������������it- years,- the .:  total value being in isOj.- S210.7S"); in  ;1S0S; -*?671,1J70; in 10tX>. $1.1SO,402: in  1905, $2,15S,(ilo\, and in -l'JOS. .*-a,4.>"v  :18t/.--A.;A' ��������� ������������������''.;.'...'  .";.: Iii .. its    mercantile r-ni r'ne .Jana-n h .is  ICJSysteamships, of  l.l.-.:*t.:j-l0 aggvfgit^* .  tonnage:, .-t,-51������ aiiling vessels, of :i72,"!!i'J  :  aggregate  tonnage, and 1,:'0U .J':.������pa im-ie  "ships of the old* style/' of. "ill.45*> -ag-:; *:  gregat-jyt5nsii*.ge; yin a;j, 7,523 yiinpsyoif;;  2,037,111  agregate tonnage.;  !���������:!;Baittlesliip nuiin'tenan-?e    cost Aduri-ig-  . the,;, past-..year, ; found .-by averaging ::z)\a X  cost   of   enri-eiit   repairs   on   sev^nti-i'ii  .Lliiited' States.-:-liatties!iii:>s  diuiiig  I8~)"*v-:  a'mounts- to .$110,000 per yeary)ii?r^s-'tJp., ������������������������������������  TJiis-doesynotiitchule the more exteiisiti"  repairs'or ovcrhauiing. "! ���������-. ���������'"  A '  AyTUe operating cost  oi ! the! .Brooklyii/  liridge is found to be as high.as/,.���������?���������>���������*'���������������������������,-  000 a year,  according.: to an  investigation  nnidft.by* tiie Comptroller"of X'ew'-.  York city.    "This figttre is the iivorag.*  of Hi vears' lnaintenanfe una opsrating  ���������co-its, liegiii'nhig Svitli'lSy*?.  ':yFlans for the permanent inununatiuii  of Niagara, l-'ulis    noxx Asuiiiiiii'i'.   have  bf'fii  worked  out by Kngiiie'c'r Ryan, of  tli<'   c,*(.|ier.-|i . Klectric   C.'-mpiiny.;' ��������� 'I'.h-.  details  will be laid before a��������� comniltt.-ie. .  of    intoi'csti'd    citi'-ens    from 'Ninj-iii-ii  'FillI**,Ont.,  tuu]   Niagara  'Fulls, . X!   Y.  The plans ������is outlined by Mr.��������� Jlynh etll,  for   two   biilteries of.-lights, one to \>>X,  known ,as the Cliff luttery, ihi-' nthr-i*','  'as ilie Gorge* buttery.   Jt is ]iinnncd to  excavate a recess in tn** Cnnndi.in cliff  opposite  Gout  I'slanii,  this shelf  to' h'4  12S  feet,  long  and   12.'feet   widt>;   tlm  height  of   tin*   o-envatkm to be 10 U>*t.  lfpre   will   ho iiiKtullea  20    pvojeetors,  each '-50 inches  in diitmuter.    Tii... cjli"i  buttery   will   eonsint   of '*12 projector'.,  ench CO iiichi>s in diameter.     'Chose will  also lx! iilaeed in a  i-ecoss which  is io  lie  120 ' feet  long, lii feet high  and ,10  l'/ri*   deep; the   trout ''to   Iiiiv<? thn ajt-  peanuico   of    an    ancient foi'ilficntioii.  The previous illnniinatioii imnly d.iirhig  the progress of tho. exposition ut .llnf-  fvlo,  was o.r  l,.r)0i������,U0(������ norniiial   cniillf-  t  0W'.~r,  whereas  the  proposed' ii'.nmhia-  ic-ii will be of "J.oOO.OOO noiniiml 'c.nidle..  ���������       ������������������������ ��������� '-������������������������������������������-  Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes  Relieved by Murine Kyc Ilnniody. Compounded by experienced physlelnn's. AJu-  riner'aoe-.ii'ti smart; soothes' eye ���������pain.  Write Mni-lno Kye Jlemedy Co���������'"c*lilcn'go,  for lUust.rii.tod .Kyc'Book. At druggists.  '���������������*���������������"   Dnngera of Rallyi/iiy Travel,,Iri' China.  Hallway "irnveiling iu China apparently has dangers of* it** own. Of |nt������ coin-  'pbints liuvii boi'ii rjfe a*, to tlii* fnilnro  of tho lunli'irit.i'*'* to tu'ford proper pvi-  teetlon to passenger* on the ***hong):,~ii-  Xnnking Une.Tt appears  that,   'when  m  poov -ilng'eri*.���������l'*liHndeIpIila llecovd,  '4.'V,*'.,'  NOT XJSARLY SUF1.-1C1KNT.  Wigg���������Old Oolro.v U devoted to music.  Tlicrc. is a clnnse lu his will leaving i?2.V  (100 to establish a home fur poor slug-  ern.'"  Wngg���������How Inndeuunte.   Twentyiive j.JJomo hTcsponsihlo Cl'ii'nuiunn 'inlets Willi  illinii wouldn't heglii to house till tlio   ������������������,, n.Kiih'iit^hronjih tve*.piuslu'g on Uni  Tiuo "V not. cNoruislug yiroper ea'utloii nt  a level croHning,- jt in cii-touiiiry for, \i\*  fellow villiigers to stop the in-xt, train,*  In nil ha rd It with Mtonoh niul ������������������Mor''.''iim-  pi'ii-ntiMii   from  the unliKlv.v uaviillin**,  who nro  fortunate  If th-*y reach  tli-'ir  juurii".v'rt ond with tlieir lieiui-. unbroken.     Sucli' uliViiipU   ut   rcpi'-'ui-ion   an  lu'vi*   l������'.i'ii  mil do  lnivf-. prov-.l   ^nliivly  In.  I������������������<;ti.i<���������������������������'<, ttii'l  t Iu s.' ���������''iiiiMg,.. ui'i*. r-u'll  to  In. of .*-'ri'<|ii-'iit    i.i'ciivreiic",      Near  C'liitil.I.uig     recently     a    mo),     hurled  thvoti;;rii  t'.lio windovvi* of a (rain hmivy  Jawed  pictct  of  gnuilte, any  one   ot  'wlilrii inIgbt have catued ->i>rloiiR iiijury  to pasM ngeis,���������London 'jVJngriip)*.  . '���������    #;���������������    .-   ���������     -  llli.MOU JN'  Jill* ,1UN^U���������  Lion -Here comm Koonevclt; with >hU  gunV    Ski]* heforo ho, M*e* you,.  l.i'Opiird-Wlint'H' tho nun?   f.'nii't'yoii  it'i*  rlnii   I'm  nlreiidy  ���������po'iti'il''������������������ ll'v'tun  Tl*������llH'l.ii,it, ��������� ���������'���������''.':���������-  THB r?(ABaroN    &0VMW  THE' CANADIAN BANK  H  V^^te^A.  AJ^i\\rf  SUZjii*   Kjrx'i\.&, ivnvuiv  B. ffi. WALls_a,K, President s  AJLTcXANDBg LAIRD, General Kaasgsi  PaiA ���������������.������ r*aruAi  dM n nioA nnn  aiu-up v/upxicu, i|-iiU)UuUfVu-ii'  Reserve runa. -   o,tiuu,uuu  Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England  SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT  Deposits of $1 and upwards are received and interest allowed at current  rates.    Accounts  may be opened in the names of two or  more persons and withdrawals made by any  one of them or by the survh'or. 124  PERCY B. FOWLER, MANAGER ORESTON BRANCH  You are too busy with your Beyty Crop  V TO  READ ADVERTISEMENTS  Uc    AsQn t  rorgei   That you need Goods from tlie HARNESS SHOP  HARNESS, SADDLES, WHIPS, BITS, SPURS, STRAPS   COW BELLS  Place your orders for Implements, Wagons, Seeders, Potato Diggers,  Planet Junior Goods, Mowers and Rakes at  jjarver's Harness btore  Opp. McCreath's Barn Lowest Prices.      Best Terms  ^^---j**^^*^*^^--*^^  39  The Creston ^evieW WlLD RoSK LoDGE Na  ~~���������~      -~���������     ���������      KNIGHTS  OF  PYTHIAS  Published every Thursday at Creston ���������*.���������������������������  British Coltimhia, by tho Oreston Pub Creaton. B.C.  lishinsr Co., at their office, Fl*et Street, \ Meets every other Monday from June 30  Or*������ton.  Jko. J. Atherton - -  Editor.  ���������SubBcription, $2.00 a year,  strictly in  advance.   No pay, no paper,  No stand off for Legal Advertising.  Quack ads. introduced to waste paper  basket; same with unsigned  contributions.  30-Day Nofcic8sr$5-;--S0,-^T.6&*- 90, $10  to October 4 at 8 n.*****;. is Speers' Hall.  R. M. Reid, O. C.  A. E. French, K. of R. & S.  R. S. Bevan, M. of^  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  "We are here primarily to make a million  and incidentally to advertise the resources of the town and district. It  it onr aim to see that Creston gets a  ���������quare deal in all matters, and we  ���������hall scourge tbe wicked and canonize  boosters. There are no strings on  the editor and he alone will dictate  oiw policy and take the medicine.  Everybody with the price can lake  this paper, and nothing extra is  charged for reading the ads. Tell ns  tlie gossip and the scandal, we need it  in our business.   Brim? in tout ads  It will be good news to the people oi  the town to learn that the O.P.R. Co.  has issued instructions for the clearing  ���������np of ail the ground facing the depot.  This land has bean a desolate dumping  patch for years, and the cleaning up  will be greatly appreciated by the business men and the citizens generally.  "We forcibly drew the attention of the  powers-that-be to the genuine eyesore  recently, and we therefore hope not- to  be classified egotistical when |we take to  ourselves a little credit for accomplishing something for ths good of cur tovrn.  We now go a step further and urge  ���������upon the Canadian Pacific Railway Co,  to conserve this small Apiece of land for  ���������a garden. It would be a beautiful accomplishment, and at the same time be  remembered by tourists as the best looking depot on the system. The company aro now making extensive improvements to tho depot, and in this  conneotion it would bo a thousand pities  if a false sense of economy spoilt a good  job. Think it over, gentlemen; yon  have lots of water for a fountain: you  have the best sits for a display of our  scenic marvels. Keep up the good work.  "Wo leave the matter in yoar hands.  The Waterworks Co. are oomplainiag  that some malicious person or persons  have destroyed one of the valves in one  oil the reservoirs and pulled the plug ont  of theothar.  I*?  "J  I  I  3>  *-;  rewery 5  ���������i���������ISUti-'lW.*.-  ^Manufacturers of the Celebrated Lake Shore Export.  BOTTLED  BEER  A SPECIALITY  Pure Mountain Spring.Water used in the Uamifaoture  of our Beer.  I  ^      *J*  MUELLER,  Proprietor,  Moyie,  B.C.       ���������  Chas. O. Rodgers is about to clear 100  acres in Lot S12, and with this end in  view h������ ���������U's-dsy tslsgrsphsd for the re-  tsraof all tho Swan Swansea gang.  Tom Hickey will superustead the work.  Mr. Rodgers expects to keep a large  crew of men at work in the bueh during  the summer and winter clearing his  large tract of land and getting out saw  logs for his mill. Mr. Rodgers alsojcon-  templates the installation of a portable  sawmill as an early date on Lot 812.  Mrs. Genamer lef t for a two months j  visit to her son and brother at Moyie lo- \  Cv^LvJxX  The Leading  I Hotel of the _  Fruit    Belt \  -I  Our   Guests \  Call  c4gain  OU will make no mistake  ���������when you get off the train  if you sign the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men will substantiate this. Ws  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished ia  a manner up-to-date.  Rooms reserved by Telegraph.  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  eroanisae usook, uresion, b.u  i  FOR -SPRAYING TREES  ..<���������. *  I---''.  V  ,.;>.,A.."m*r/ / / /  There are a few house flies buzzing  around who think they are king boss,  W. IF. Gurd, barrister, arrived from  Orsmbrool** i"������d������'B"  l**'/\������������.***-r*'..������. T>���������.^4.������������������   J��������� J ���������   A-..   ���������        A ~    .������-.������.  uwuuyuaiA Asuuibuu ia ui iun*i feG-titijr.  Strawberry and Ice Cream Social by  the Ladies Aid of the Methodist Ohuroh  in the Opera House Monday night.  il  !  Pendray's Arsenate of Lead  Whale Oil Soap, Quassia Chips  Blue Stone and Sulphur  Moran & Zffiead - - Props. %  <&  We are Agents for McLaughlin  yo������������������uyiai^B gjtig^insjs. sesssfuss^. usi;.  You Save Money by consuhiisg us before  Buying Else-Where.       EasyTerms  17JL%* *^js. \x^^ jl a  \  The Man With  A Millstone  About His Heck  The millstone is lack of  special training. It holds  one man down to hard work  nnd small wages while  others, properly trained, jjo  ahead. But every man and  woman who in Inborln-**  under such n burden can  easily rise to a better posi- '  tion and increased earnings  <* and can find out how for  tho asking.  To find out how, simply  write tho I. C. S., ntatin**;  the position you -wish to  gain. In return, an institution with 17 years of sue-  cessful experience in trnin-  Ing thousands of others for  advancement will tell you  how it can fit YOU tor i*.  better-paying position. No  rlftk to run. No books io  buy. Isn't such a chance  for advancement worth thn ���������  much to you f  INTERNATIONAL  CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS tf  l������x 199, 8onit������a, N������  Or th*������tr tooM lU-prim-ifiuUvti:  J. W. BENNETT  r,o. nox mi  fntr* Cnmarnrt Kvtar STorTsr.  Are you interested in  CRESTON FRUIT LANDS ?"  CKEST'  w. - '���������1V. :.i  OLAXJL^%.^^!LaJ^SS.MJLl!������.9,!iASUUiS^ g *������ 0 ft B g P 0 ������ 0 B 0 P o o o o o fi b ������ *^)x-' ������j  i2* JKyckman  Tinsmith  and  Plumber {  Tinware  Stoves  Piping  Then Itoatcb this Space cN&xt  Week and see what I ha7>e to  Offer* =  :  SJC  *  a nri-iiiiO'"rr^'M  w  m������ ���������I* i i m������ i mim.mm,miimm*M0mm*wmmmmmtim<im  mm i. wiiimniMlliiiliiiimiiiiii.ltiiiiii.i'1. i m .ml, ������������,������������������........������������������.,���������.,!..������������������,.  MMHWW  ISm  Hot Air and Hot  Water Heating a  Specialty*  ^S��������� SMOKE SB*  "OLD   SPORTS"  %; CIGARS &  I0h  la-ail  ���������vnritt  We am supply you  promptly tvith  Fresh Eggs, Butter  Fresh Meat  F ish  Cured Ham  and Bacon  Sausage, etc.  Shamrock Leaf Lard  HighesitPrlcepaidto  Farmers for  CATTLE  NOGS  POULTRY, Etc,  mmmmm0mM*mm&nmimmi������mmmmmumtim.*tmmmim  P. BURNS & Co.  Umh*4  X .  CRESTON      -B.C.  wmmmmmmmmmmmtmmmmmimnmiWmmmmmmimm  Your Furniture; Carpets, Rugs, Luce Curtains  linoleums, Ranges, Stoves and Crockery,  We Furnish your Home Complete.  mmmmmmmmmmmimmmmmmmmmmmmimmmmmmmmmmmmmmimmmm^^  ������mmmiimmm*mmm  Standard tfurnitureG  Complete Bouse Furnishers and Undertakers  Write for Prices NELSON?i" EC 'h X  THE GRBSTON 1UBV2W  lior  B  B  JL  r s  FOB SALE.���������Twenty acres Siab-lo!*  45 (Block 21). This is an excellent bay  a*c she price. Land i������* easily cleared: the  soil is the best. The price is $1,000 for  the SO acres, and terms can be arranged  to suit the purchaser. A creek runs  throngh the property. Write Box 14,  Oreston Review.  FOB RENT.���������A six-roomed honse  Water laid on. Tenant may cultivate  one, two or three acres of improved land  on estate. $16.00 per month. Apply  Afchertoj**.  About 3,000 lbs. Weight each  Team  Also a fine Clydesdale  Breeding cfflare  (About 1700 lbs.)  The Besi in the Country.  Can be seen at Griffin ^anch  C. SWANSON  GS i      1  Let me do your  baking during the  Hot Weather  Zarn oT Sbanier f&sl&s |  BSB-a  Home-Made  Pastry  Confectionery  and  i'T.' Gw: Mahon" sss^r-|  I The  ���������rosi Woven Wire Fence U>������*  The LOCK is Solid with no Loose Ends to Spring  Also Ornamental Gates and Fences for town property.      Easy Taraur.  Write, stating wants, and I will call on yon.   WAI/TSR V. JACKSON,  Box -5S,   ORESTOIf, B.O.  Weel, freens, dae ye ken whit yae fop  o' a ohicl sum ower an' said tae sae the  ither day ? He says: "A dmna ken whit  awe the noise is aboot that ye inak o'  Oreston* fi'm. shair thai? is ���������sssthis's  oboot this yin-home toon tae puff and  biaw aboot." Min' ye, he had tbo im-  pidsnce tas tell at tae ma cheek that oor  toon o' Oreston wis yin-horge. We*V  ye'lliken freens, o didna let ma ben*  gang wi the d'ug, bit as a had nice  pleasant dreamy dreams o' whit a wid  like tae see b'ilfc in Oreston, a gaed ma  wey gey huffed. A hadna time tae gie.  that chap bis desairts. Awa a gangs as  a aay, an' a meets "Jay Jay". He started on me tap like a taurry d'ug at a  bane, an' says he, "Ye'ro made ma name  the talk o' the toon." "Hev a," says I,  "ye ooht tae be thenkfn' a oam so fonr  doon frae ma deegnity as menntion yer  name; A jist creetioized auo of yer ���������������������������**���������#-  mark*-*, that wis aw." "Weel," says he,  "A'11 tak the medicine o' whit a print."  ���������'A ken," says I, "specially if it his  Whyte an' Maokay's or Johnnie Dewar's  label on it." "Binna think," says he,  "that ye're gaun tae dictate tae me hoo  tae rin ma paper; thair is use strings on  me tae force me whit a'ii print;."  "No, no, a'm weel aware o' that," lays  I, "bit if ye dinna hand in yer bans,  tbair's ehftir tae bo yin roon yer neck  afore Isnf,"  Then ye ah'uld hae seen him glower  at me an' rashes efter we, oot thro'  ateebit doors, an' a' he wis ese olose on  aaa heels, the hia'moat door a gaed thro'  he a'maist tullet me ower.   A. felt his  hot braith fan *na cheek, hisho'rt thump.  ir>g huiu *u oor every twenty meenits,  that a thocht a wis done fer.  A'm shair  freens, thai hm'maiat door is weel fcent  tao the maist o' us���������it wis the bar door���������  aa' ha saw me staunin wi' a quarter in  mahaun, an* be was efter sss bloid.  Whan we had ta'n oor dram, ha began  tae tell me whit he wid like. It wis this,  freens: He says "A wid like unco weel  tae get awa fer a month in solitsde wi'  some ohum an' hae some tackle an' bait  an' whitnot taa dae aomethia' great an'  clsver. WulS ye gang Tam ? " "Shair,*'  saysl, "a'li gang an' order provisions  aa' stores tao last a month."    Sae a  gangs tae sae place an' orders a s&edi-  oiae kist; gangs tae the baker, an' aw a  oould get wis twa wee loafs, an" a comes  an' tells hisu; sae he got quite aefcby wi  ma.  Soys ho: "Whit! sae muokle breed  fer ane month."   Dae yae ken a neerly  foonert as his sarcasm. A didna ken hoo  a could dae wi twa loafs fer yae day let  alane a month, sae a telfe him quately a  wis feerti the enthusiasm o* the spoart  wid ba rayther muokle fer si*.    "Bit,"  says I, "come awa doon tae yer sanatorium, an' a'll gie ye s piece b' rioht guid  news���������thaS pl^aeu him, f*?������sns.   Whan  we got salted a says: "A wid like ye tae  oa' fer subscriptions tne b'iid an observatory here on yia o' oor mountains.''  "Whit dae we want wi thai kino' thing  h^,-"-says he."Man, it wid se^ve  tbjres guid endii/'says I.   "In the first  placer we mifht ba ablo tae Ink intae  Nelson an' seeif we saw th������ street caur  sterling oot for Creston."  "Goid," says  he,   "In the second place, we snioht see  ������ the bonders o' the Alice mine were  aboot tae start wark.-"   "Capital! Glo-  Irioos! Splendid! "; he csies.    "Whim's  the third," he says.   "Diana ho hufied  gin a tell ye then, f������r I've anither quarter left."   "BTae feers, Tarn, nae feers  whit it is."   "It's this *'  Flie Riverside Nurseries, M Forts, B.C.  se  Ars the Largest Nurseries in B. O., and tho Nearest to CRESTON.  hiO FUpAiGATiQte  Cur Apple Stock Is grafted with Scions cut from Bearing Trees}?  Address WALTER V. JACKSON, *������������*���������  CRESTON", B.C. 'Phone 9. "Line Wo. 8  "The  Sirdar Hotei  A Home from Home.  Headquarters for mining  men.  First class in every respect.  Adjoining C. P. R. Depot.  STOP!  STOP!!  STOP!!!  Campbell & Graf,  Proprietors,  Sirdar,  B, C.  FREE  SHAVES  AT  MERRILL'S Baflbef Sh@p  TO-MORROW  rtments  'WllIIIt3llX'  The climate of the Creston district is so  mild in winter that seldom does the mercury  While there is a  for products, ihe.  splendid Ices! demand  principal  markets fer the  I  ���������uresion ais-cnes are tne pig centres ot tne  Crows' Nest Pass and all cities as far east  as Fort William and Chapleau, and as far  touch zerOj and in summer the weather is  very warm which is so beneficial for the cul-  | tivaiion ana coloring of fruit. Cool evenings, however, are a persistent factor for the north as Athabasca Landing. We are ab-  enjoymentj-if reposed The early springs are solutely the closest producing point to the  yey favo able fo gad ening and budding markets, therefore we receive higher prices  fcuit trees. The autumns are very lon'g by reason of our products reaching the mar-  mud the weather is of an ideal Indian sum- kets in shorter time and better in condition  mer. Violets and wild strawberries bloom than can be done by any other district.  as late as November. .  Seven Rooms are now  ready for "Roomers "  in the Baast Block.  All are furnished.  Call and see  FRANK   BAAST  then,"  uu-r-j 0  ���������+*���������!���������������������������*��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������+1  !  iisiiSTiiSir!  'Beds  s a b" * s  if"!  transportation  y  Soil  The soil is an alluvial clay on a clay subsoil.     This does not apply, howeve, to the  entire valley, as the lower bench lands are of  a black vegetable mould, while the land in   picked in the forenoon and shipped in a re-  Creston is well favored in the matter of  transportation. The C. P. R. passenger,  trains call here twice daily, going east and  west. The eastbound passenger and express passes through here at ia.13 p.m.,  therefore allowing berries and fruits to be  "The, third nsefn' pairt wid be tae ken  when we wid get oor Review."  He ucarfcs hia heed a wee while (he  mindet She q-aj������rter). "A'U thi-ak it  bwer," says he.y "Sae twa or three days  efter. a ca'ed oa him. taa hear his opinion, an'I got him sitting in a trance,  I bein'as a wis a kennin' feert tae approach him whan tinder the telepathic  influence. A jist waited till he wank-  ened.   ".   -( A '"A  4 >Weel mon, whit dae ye think o' my  prop-beetiqjji.f5 ��������� 'It Inks weel eneueli tae  me,"says he, "The only trouble s-ro  f anr as a ken 0', wid be tae get a w'sthor  coaok tae pit on the toor." "A kin get  that aw rioht,'/ says I. "Whaur," says  he. "Weel? a saw Maister Little the  ither day tryin' tae cafeoh a wee cook  robin, an' am maist shair he wid If eel  pleased^ae donate it tao sioh a worthy  object, gin he e'er be able tw> grnp it.  Gin he oanna, a'U buy ano masol, an'  further, it'll craw the ���������aatac* e'  TAM Q* 8HANTBR.  II MAKb II SUCK  PARTiCULAHLY IF  IT    IS     PLASTER,  Springs, Mattresses %  and Cots        I  ��������� i  f Homes completely farnisfiea%  I Practnn -!  S!.\iiiiil!     f.ii-   ���������������   rrue%*\tnff  sUissscsHi.^ UUi  ;������������������������������e������������������������������������������eee������������������������������������������������e  t  jfo'u can teii me your needs j  with confidence bscs-us-v 1  can fill the bill.  Ed. Fuiijames  P L ASTER ER1  WANTED NOW  A reliable party to act ao agent and  sslsstaan in Creston and sareoundiag  distriov for the sale or xfardy Ontario  inrnwn frnit and ornamental trees. Good  pay weekly. Exclusive territory. As  we guarantee delivery of first grade  stock in good condition onr agents have  every chance of doing a splendid business.  Write Now���������  PELHAM NURSERY CO.  yi^'-yrSviiroiito^Ont  ;���������������������������.. ������������������"'.'������������������;-,; ty "y-*y * .    ��������� _  Isr.B.-^-Salesmen book  orders for FaU  delivery from now on.  the vicinity of Erickson is of a sandy char  acter. Four-fifths of the entire valley is  free from stones and gravel. The land is  practically level and mostly covered with  timber. Fine Government roads are plentiful, one being thirteen miles in length. Soil  to suit any kind of vegetation may be secured iff this valley.  4bote.tu.re.  Moisture is plentiful, as it rains every  month and is sufficient for bountiful crops of  every description.  frigeiator car with no further handling of  fruit until the markets are reached. The  G. N. runs trains, into Creston. The railroads pass through the Creston Valley, and  fruit may be loaded at eight points' along  the Hue.  JULY BOD AND GUN  Jp>rO0res8  iprooucts  J The famous strawberry fields of Creston  outclassed every other district in British  The progress of the Fruit Growing Industry of the district has been very rapid.  Five years ago there was 150 fruit treet  shipped to the Crestou district, while in the  spring of 1908 about 48,000, were received  at this point. There were also several hundred thousands of strawberry plants and  berry bushes shipped in. We have a rural  telephone system, which will shortly be  connected with Nelson and Cranbrook) it  being already connected with Spokane. A  system for waterworks and also for generating electric power has been installed at  Goat River Falls.   Electricity will alio aid  Columbia last year --for production, qu*Kt������. in openjug up flOMe of onr large mines. Wt  -a peaches lmvc tw0 Gradecl Schools with an attend-  ������������������,.������ ^i���������t,ie /-.iif-.w-Ac 11^at.;���������PC '-ia ffrnn^ 'ftnccof 8o pupils, three large general stores,  pears.pUitiiSjclieines, iiecjaripesaiicl ^P������������   ^eiit's furiaisliifx^s, Canadiaii^ttiilc o������Com-  and prices,   In addition "to this we  and all kinds pi vegetables, apples, peaches  as well as all the smaller bush fruits, winch  grow in abundance  mm*m������m*mmm$  \  merce, photograph gallery, 3 restaurants, 9  hotels,  hardware  store,   tinshop, jewelry  store, 2 barber shopy, poolroom, 3 laundries,  blacksmith, furniture store, tailor, building  -rrnr-, ���������. *r������������y^v 10,    a t*. fx.r   contractors, harness and saddlery store and  Vt/RITi  SH   FHf JIV ynLi^J 1     two livery stables.   The professional men  \y M.^,A. A J***   a  v^At j. m.x      m.     are a ^octot an(i government surveyor.  ^-^. *r\ it /r  ArrT /^X TVT       ^lie ^oc>a^ advantages are, Catholic, An*  - IN F O R MA 1 1D IN    ������licanll^rc?bytf^audMethodistchurch^  m+ *.m.   -y^ several fraternal lodges and three halls.  "Big Game Shooting in the Yukon  Territory," hy that veteran sportsman,  Mr. O. G. Cowan- opens the exceptionally fine July number of Roil ond Gun,  pnWiuhed by J. W. Taylor, Woodatook,  Ont.  It is dear '/rom tho aooonnt glron  that big game Ik plontif ul in the Yukon,  and provides fine sport for these who  oan afford time and, money to travel so  far.  lift Reginald Gourlivy predioto a  good fall for hares and a consequent ro-  lit/to the rig name of the North from  Indian rai'ls.  Oanadian add American  ���������portiimeri should note and-BOvevn them-  lolres aofiordingly.   The Basset Hound  for Sport is an article whioh will inter*  ���������it all I'iOg 1ot*m.  These are but oam-  pleiofaloug Hit In whioh flshlu������ aud  hnntiytff toptos earn* in for adequate  treatment, -while nnmeroas short papers  ���������rpplyriu-lety nnd enable sportsmen to  plofe wp the auyjaalne at any time, oon-  fldunl of fludlng much that will give  thorn pleasant -reading on topics whioh  appoal to them all the f anr .round, oren  if the force 1������ inoroauftd somewhat iu(  the snmmor weather when the wild in  oftnin-sr In many wfty������,  to be hud on a BRITISH COLUMBIA FARM  in the British Columbia Southern; Columbia  and Kootenay and Columbia and Western  Railway Companies' Land Grants. Farm  Lands eminently suited for the raising of  Fruit, Grain  or Stock  may be purchased In these Grants; at low  figures for cash, or on Easy Terms, from  THE  CANADIAN   PACIFIC   RAILWAY  Timber Lands of the highest character,  situated in these Grants, are offered for sale  In blocks of "from 640 acres upwards.  mHwowninnii  >miimm:lm)yn.*^tut'j������i;a'������s^iiiiis^, ���������,i<iwiw*w������  m* w'miii"mmmmmmmm0mmmmmm0mmmmmmmmmm  &G>tlce  AU members of the Cresbn  Baseball Club are requested  iu uicct ttnuc Creston Hotel  on Sunday at 3 $.wt  Good shipping facilities   Easy transportation  wmtmmmmmmmmmmmmimmm  For Maps, Application Forms, Regulations and Literature apply to  J. S# DENNIS  Asst. to and Vice President*  Calgary, Alberta.  Desk i$*  B.C* Land Dept.  Town Lots for Sals in Creston Scientific Treatment of Vagrancy as  Practiced in Denmark.  PLANS   DASH   TOSPOL.E.  ficjentiiic treatment i>������ vagrancy  not to be expected in the  future, but a good, beginning has been  made. It is now suggested, says American Medicine., tliat Jaws be passed by  the New York Legislature whercby  tramps, drunkard'-, and idlers without  sses.ns of suport, be confined in farm  colonies. Unfortunately, the underlying idea is that these humau wrecks are.  able to work for their keep and should  be forced to labor. As a matter of fact  tbey are jsiek men, some of them  chronically starved and incurably neurasthenic* That is the reason they are  idlers���������not from ehoi.ee. Denmark hag  solved the problem scientifically in ?;o>f-  supporting institutions. The ljt-j.-v.ir or  tramp is "-.rested anil taken to Ui.- se:-  tlement, where he becomes really ������,  patient, who receives careful study. i������  appropriately treated, and given only  such work as he is able to do. Quite a  percentage recover and are released  after positions are found for them.  Some prefer to remain and their earnings accumulate; the incurables must remain.  The system has ended mendicancy  aad vagabondage and must be adopted  "here uot only to restore wrecks to usefulness, but as a matter of economy.  The railroads alone lose $25,000,000  yearly through stealing or accidents  due to tramps. Counting tiie crimes  committed and the other losses. _ it  ���������would be cheaper to spend a hundred  ���������millions a year confining and curing  idlers, than to allow the present orgie  of crime to continue, though as a matter of fact the colonies would become  self-supporting*. Nothing can be done  a������ long as public opinion holds to the  delusion that idlers are simply vicious  men needing punishment, a delusion as  false as the mediaeval theory that tJne  insane must he scourged and loaded  -with, chain*.���������Philadelphia "Record.'    ^  A GUARANTEE OF SAFETY  Most of the "soothing" syrups and  powders advertised to cure the ills, of  babies and young children contain  poisonous opiates, and a a overdose may  kill the child. Baby's Owa Tablet*, are  sold under the guarantee of a government analyst that they contain n-o opiate or harmful drug. They can be given with absolute safety to a new horn'  child. They cure all those minor *������il-  ments originating in* *di<?ordered stomach or bowels. Mrs. F. Young, River  Hefaert, N.S., says: "I have used Baby's  Own Tablets for constipation sed stomach roubU- and when my baby was  teething, and have found them the best  medicine I know of for these troubles-"  Sold by medicine dealers or by mail at  25 cents a box from The Dr." "Williams* |  Medicine Co., Brockviiie, Ont. S   <������������������,���������:   Equipped with three balloons and an  scro plane, G������*or<-������ E. Kitsche, head oi"  the Department of Publicity of the University of Pennsylvania, will make a  dash for the North Pole next summer  from Spitsbergen. This elbow-shaped  island, lying north of Norway, has been  selected by the explorer for several seasons. It is a typical *'No Man's '.Land,"  almost bare of vegetation, without  inhabitants for ten months of the year,  and unclaimed-by any govornment in  the world.  "I am assured,'' said Mr. Nitsehe,  yesterday, "that July and August. 1900,  will make a most favorable time for the  dash, for the pole. On my preliminary  trip last summer I had the rare good  fortune to encounter extremely mild  weather, taking into consideration the  fact that the island is over 1,000 miles  north of the Arctic Circle. I have been  in  eommunic-a-tion    with the "Norwegian  avid, tliev  SINGING-EYM  CURED BY ZAMM  wtrc.  ������ a &e%'  AJTUJHJT  '������rMPCBT  Mtuiibvil.  WEIGHT  OF  THE   BRAIN.  Government Geological Sv.  have given me every reason to believe  that next summer y.-ilt be at leastAas  moderate as was the open] season in  1908. Besides, ������-itsibe.rgen has other  advantage**), such as natural fitness as a  base of operations.  "My main dependence will be plawd  ���������jipon dirigible balloons, of which I will  use three. The main-constituency of the  party, which has not yet been made up,  will use balloon No. 1. The other two,  with one operator and one assistant  apiece, will be used for the apparatus,  fuel and supplies. I shall not consider  the expedition ,i failure if our aeroplane  docs not work. It is frankly only on  experiment. 1 have followed up the  Wright tests rather closely, and, with  an adjusted weight in the motor, of a  pound to the rose-power, I am sanguine  that the aeroplane will be entirely de-  Tpendable. All the airships will be shipped  to S'pitzbergen in the steamship PIorMa,  and will be al-ready set up by the time  the party arrives, --.bout, Mime* "29. I^ie  Florida will remain at Spitsbergen until  the expedition  r*>tur*ns.r-"-.  Mi*. Nitsche, when seen in his office  in Houston Halt, exhibited with "{fcardon-  able pride the curios which arc: the  fruit of last summer's visit to the Arctic regions. First in impressiyecjess^A if  not in scientific valu?.''-.>v*r&-*'twa'\giant  polar bear skins, one 'iofAvl^cUym^-aured. j  ���������teix feet six inches from tip to tip.-A\Ir,  STitsche denied that-be had brought the*  bear dow-**. Krso-uUly. (hough be'"admitted that Ih* had ���������p-si-ticipate>&. iu the  capture, which was hither exciting. He  exhibited also three unusn&l .'���������'varieties,  of lieheu. a. dark green, scrawny vegetable growth, which seems to subsist- on  almost nothing, and a tiny tree��������� the  poplar -willow, one and a half inches  tail wbeji full grown. This is a. rare  ���������specimen of what i~s probably the smallest tree known  to botany.  -������������������ ������ ,;:**���������', '���������_���������'    : .;;  A   Poor   Salesman.  Carey Johnson I.ud'&nj, the Southern  i philologist, said at a dinner:      "lyhope  that the salesman Who  accosted me on  my way here  this evening will  take  ia  M **���������<*. "flirdift Ellis JoUris-ton*. ot 108 *Ohrls-  timn. sitreet, s&rnia, Ont., -fives ia'e i&iiWiug  taa-timony c' what Zana-Buli hasdone for  bei-ecU nn-d *he*- husband1:^- A1'*' ;?''���������'- .'���������**������  : ���������"Some..tlm* .ago- ray; ..husband .was towing  through Michigan oa the car, "licraid of  HOpe." no a siaj^rij*r'ev(uvEeVist.*'Tho mmlstei  In the ciU- had :ay.s-on,. \vh<x in sowo manner  contracted, a serious sV:lti -disease, and' my hus-  band, unaw������.ro'or it.caught thlts lroKi-lil*oi.  lie., was all .broken out-, la.s.or;<**������,y -which sav������  great pain, and he tried first, one remedy  ami then a������otbW, but none, of i,litnn';ilid him  any socx}. .,. .'..   ...,,-., ,,;.��������� .,-������...;-.  "Wheu all' else had ra'.l^l, we'finally dc-  cldfd t������v try JCani-Bulc. .amtsee MJ thU l-ialui  would succeed in liealln������ the i-ores at������i ������jtoii-  pinp -the itching iuttd IrritaUoii: 1 nm ploa&e<i  to say tliat a. le-s* applk-ations ,ot Zam-Uuk  made a marked, iuiproveraent. aiid pursev<���������-.*-  anco tor a phort i-lmo. with Zaiii-Ruk eftect-  ���������e<l a com-jileio cure. A  "About tho Esime ttme sores nlso br<1������i'*  out r.l* over my Vack. ami spread i*ai*iVll/.  uaui my back serened on^.tiiK coit*. 'I*-IjI������s  was very iwun.rul. and as-Kivm-'nak had pr������vc������1  ao btueficta.1 .fo**;.*my husband.... 1 dfetei*tala''d  to sivt' H' sriother tii������K My'* m-i'se rutib.il  my bacfe welt -.with. Zam-Uuh. Wo oontiiiU'.'d  witlx tbis ii-cawse-ik.-*. and in a i'Pui*Ri-l*.ably  sh������:rt tltue. consldwriug tho sorlouoiidfa ot |li*  case, my bock was  iiuite clearvHl ot  tbo h*-  I'JI.l- ������w������s.   ,  "On sttil auotiiw occasion 1 hail ncc*d to  ua> Zain-Buk.VVhile cookinjs wiivethlng o*n  'the. stove. 1 hAppotted; to burix my fttiRfri'  Very badly, a apiied Zam-BuU; and l������uiad  ui. t-hcfiRiRcv. In the morulns tho pain. U������������  ceasirti .aii'd tt* burn healed "���������dlceJ.v."  For ekia. <ti'9������a������������6. ec*s*.*NaiB, *rlti|fsvor������i, blood'  t������oIMining, u.n<i all lUnds oJ" en'j)tlone, Zaan-  Bnl- is ahsolutoly witliout e^ufiJ. It also  curt"*' cuts, bur as. bruls**. siwUns, ������c.ratc5h<'5.  ulcers, pi*<s������t. Malt-.rbcutn'vi'V>**a.tr>*i !teb,.. et<-  All drUsrsriiHs anvt ������*.ov������������ sieii at SOvf-a-, box.  oj-. ww*t-fr*c troju. Ztmi-B.uk Q^-. Tovo-i**o, tor.  li-r'Sffc.''*  ��������� ������������������<������������������������  Diiference Between Savages and Races  Long Civilized.  Prof." Frede-rickW-Mott, lecturing be-  fci*e tho. Royal Institution of Great Britain on "The Brain," said that although  in SS per cent, of'the eases .in which the  brains of great-niea .'liave'been weighed  I lie weight was above the average, brain  weight itself did always mean brain  quality.  **-  When there was lack of the funetion-  rsting tissue, the lecturer explained* the  struct ura I....materia I mighty receive more  t$i������n its normal share of nourishment,  ami the extra weight be due to ovcr-  gjowUi of "brain, scaffolding." This accounted, for the very largo nud heavy  lira ins .sometimes-'"' found in ���������.'biigenital  idiots*. Pointing out that tho brain weight  of a race long civilized sutpa-seed that of  fihorigittccs, tlio lecturer stated Hint  ���������vlu'reas. the ordinary European hospital  put!cut hud a hcn-viei'. biniu than a say-  IV--I*, the CliiiU'sii* eoolio lahorcr'sbrain de-  \-el<������jK������d by centuries* of use, weighed l1,^  nusices more than thnt of the i.iitop>?iiii  hospital put ient.  deferring to the relative brain weights  of Cfiiieasiun men and women, Prof. Mott  snid thnt the. female brain had a good  ���������start, weighing nearly l1,^ ounces more  tii'in the male brain, at birth. In adult  "life.* however, the average, nmn's brain  weighed about. 6>/8 otincea more than, the  -ivoman's.  The average weight of the European  nialo brain was *2 {Kiimds 15 ounces 9  drams to 2 pounds 1(1 ounces 9 drams,  and of the fetualo brain 2 pounds 10  ounces 11 drains to 2 pounds 10 ounces  14 drams. -Among savages there was  not this difference since in the struggle  for existence the. female haul to apply her  brnin aa fnlh* as tlie mtilei'henee'' if'has  developed at practically-the eame rate.  ���������-���������London Globe. ���������-...."  NDEEDTSIEY  ARE WONDERFUL  What Thos.   McDonald  says  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  of  AlSSUJE ]NfO.  20, mw  AGENTS WANTED.  MEN    AND  stocking  Worth  : cake  Knowing,  readily from  He Had Lame Back, Kidney Disease  and Heart Flutterings, and One  Box  Cured   Him.  Shubenacadie, Hants Co., N. S., May  10.���������(Special).���������"I Buffered, from Lame  Back, Kidney Disease and Heart Flutterings, caused by,cold and a strain, for  three years I wan looking over some  papers and saw Podd'a Kidney l'ills ad-  A-ertiscd ami I bought one box which  completely cured me. IJodd's Kidney  l'i"-������ are wonderful."A ���������    .  Tii'ab is the simple, fitraightforward  ���������ft:;.;'.incut..of Mv. Thomas MclDonald,  Mi ������������������������������������s how quickly Dodd's Kidneys.  Iit:i i, Fluttering is another symptom.  Jt x caused by blood, from which the  Mi!. Kidneya have failed to strain the  impurities, increasing the work of the  heart. Dodd's Kiducy Tills make the  sick Kidneys well, tho lame back disappears, the blood ii? purified, the heart  is relieved  and the  fluttering!*  stop.  If the. cas-J is of long standing, it may  take longer to cure it, but Dodd's Kidney Pills never-fail to do it.  ���������_ ������ ������ ������   '  -   BEARS GENEF.ALLY J.OLLY.  Along  WOMEN���������TO   SELL    TITUS..  _   darner;   fit*   on   any   sewiiiffi  machine;  a  boon  to  liouEekeev-evs;   big  profit.   A. James Cbesber, Port Hope, Out. ���������  AGENTS WANTED TO SELL TEAS*,  house to house: of.hers aro clearing  twenty dollars weekly. Wbv not you? Al-  frvd Tyler, Londou, Ont.  A13LIABLE. OOOI> LOOKING YOUNO MEN  to introduce uad take. eubscriptiona on  our j'ikYIi11nk, marine ?'-?i.?ri!i���������5?, and' bolier-  mali^r maSBr.i*.i������i" in the <:it.y iuid vicinity, on  comn-tsssion; oa������y tohanOte; good prospect*.  Write quickly, giving referouces and reeiwii- .  incndatioiid to Nil A&i-eliu, Gonoru.l Agent,  Box Hit.   St.  Kocli,  Quebec.  Oity,   Quo.  o ������ ���������  RCBNTiS WANTED POR A NEW "WEEJfv".-  ly illustrated paper, natlonni iu acop<v  edited by experts 'ond of Iho highest merit.  Will b(j a vviuuer. Liberal t������nnmi&>tious. V.'rju*  Courier PreH������,  Box 1M, T<wronto, Out.  But  i one  Now.  a good deal,"  said  over  Doesn't  "I ustd to worry  the boarding house T-iilosophev,  the national deficit. Often Ire lain  awake till midnight thinking about it.  "But one night when I was asleep I  dreamed that George Washington, looking just as he does on the 2 cent paos-  tage stamp, came and touched me on  the shoulder and said: *My son. don't  fret your gixzard about that'deficit. You  don't have to pay it.' And, by George,  I haven't done any worrying over it  ���������since!"  of  tbs  many   schools  of  -salessaa-a-  ship iii eight or nine years' course^ I'm  I sure Ke.-'.nee'ds'it. "���������'., X'XXX^  j     "This salesman, a shabby young.man,  laid his hand on my  arm and said:.".,...  I     " 'Say, friend, leme  ?cii ye  a  box  of  this here patent cement'-'  "I shook off his filthy paw.  "'Cement!" I sneered, annoyed at his  familiarity.    'What do I want -with ce-  me-ct?*  "'Wliv.'   cried  the   man.  in   apparent  surprise", 'ainft-ve broke? Ye look it."*"  To remove yal������e readily from tin*?  place theuvou a wet towel ov cloth immediately on taking them froni ih������  -ov������n, .- '���������*������������������ '. ���������'"     ' :*;':'  ;���������"'���������': '.!-."  ...Chopped pee-m nuts, alinonds and; pine  nuts may be sprinkled, over,lettuce and  covered with French dressing for4a dinner salad.   A; ........... A-.-.-A-V.   ������������������:���������������������������,. '.-��������� _..  It is said that in sprinkling clothes if  a whisk broom is used the cioth'es will  be dampened much more evenly than by  eprinkling with the baud.   .  ,  If when salt and fidiir bags arc emptied you will, pat. thcm.in the clothes  hamper to be washed and boiled. out,  you will always have a supply of jfelly  strainers., /The.isalt. bag is just thecthing  'for the odd glasses of jelly made all during the season.  A BOOK TOR MOTHERS  Every  mother is    naturally    a*nsio"n������.  for information   that will     enable   ft������r  to keep little ones in good health. 'The  Dr. Williams* Medicine Co., have ,   issued  a little  book, "which  contains '^a  great deal  of * information ony'the*-carej  of infants' and    young children    y.that;  every   motherA ought   to   know.       Tte  book  will  be  sent  free to  any  motiier  who  will   send   her   name  and. address  to The Dr.    Williams' Medicine ,'. Co.,  Brockviiie, Out;  Minard's  Friend/  Uniment    Lumberman's  ���������������*������-  minard's  sicians.  -++-+-  Liniment   used   by    Phy-  USES   FOR   WASTE   WOOD.  "RAILWAY OOXSTRUCrtOK.  It   is expected   that   over   $85,000,000  will bo t'xjji'ndod Ihis year by the railways  iu  constructing  lines  in  western  ���������Canada.     The   budget  for  construction  prepared by  tlio Canadian Pacific calls  for an  expenditure of  ,fiJ0,000,000,  the  Canndinn  Northern   is  to  expend fully  $11,000,000, the major -portion of which  will be iu the interest of its extension  to the eonht, and daincs J. Hill has nn-  ���������nonnced const ructwm   plans  tvliich  will  take another $15.000,000 to be cxptnded  on  the G'roat Northern in tlie  milking  of the fourth trunk lino from Winnipeg  to tlie Pacific coast.   Almost as groat n  sum   will   be  expended  by  the    Grand  Trunk I'acifii' iu its march towards the  coast, and n large Mim is to bo used by  this"  company  in   building branch  lines.  At least three branches will be built by  this road from Melville, Saskatchewan,  otic  ���������northwesterly   to Prince,  Albert,  a'  second   nortlieasteily   to   Hudson  liny,  and a thud to the United States boundary through Hi'piiia.   The remainder of  the estimated $8.*"*,000.000 will be expended by many companies which  have recently  been   organized   to   build   short  roods.   -���������������������������+��������� -  Ask for  Minard's and take  no other.  ... .   ,.   -4-������   Little   Church   Back   Home.  When thn hip; plpo organ's awe'lln'  an'   Uo  city   tiu.li   (tins-',  An' you alrooti' bear ih������* swishia' of the lov-  In' anueln'  wiheh,  An' tho norinroKa'.lon'B miiftia   on tbo prone-  ncwi   for  io 1M11.  Sort   o'   llstonin'   HsMeus,   wailing   lor    tho  ���������orwM-bcr to bviir.;  In thai holy  hu#h  it happen* that I   tlwin  toTK<x   tha  rlric*.  An' auain I'm u.t-<M.. au' lowly   for'*, ft throno  of ������������������-'Via' ������ri������/>e��������� ...  A throne that wasn't nou'.lia*   renth a 8'*'ro  or a dome,  Hut tho i-lno-'ni vouubt  ihclr 6ti\lor In tho  ltttltt churuh  ha<v. home.  Wacn   wo  hi*������d     rro'.r&ftf'!    tnee'ln'p,     why  'twould <lonii vou vend to boar  The   coiiKreKiiilou   hinsin*   with   u   hlond   o'  v������������l(.-������������������������ cititr  XIow   tho   "TUiclc   of   Ai**"'!*"   towtsreil   HUo   n  BticU'rInc  tort   o'   wall.  An' our ������ou!������ f*;*ir<rfl  iif; ������������# ���������"!o**y i>lrie*������ tl.i'  ICoc   ttafl   vJv.'t   !<;:���������   ;.;;.  JBv'rv fm*'*! wi'������ wT������Mtlu;<l with awiotnmi-, uu'  WO   ftlv/U>>    hbil   .1   l-:i.ili.  Tor thu *triifii,"r, -.uln*. m t.inner. In tl.e i^w  aeroih vtiii uiiiii:  For  a  rtlamond'H   nfi'-i*   ciiUicr-rxl   (r*im   tho  COO)llll/I('������'t Of   lo'Wll,  An' wo rti'ln't niiiul tlm i.'-itln' In tho Uttl"  chur,;t������   hbi.-k.   Iiou...,  Tt\*rti   wi*r������   vi-iV.iri'n   v>,.r-������   t"H������*   r,'!|'tiln'-'-  ratiii-r*.'!   in   from  fn." ������'i   'vlih'  ,  An' Iho hov������ IrioUwl on wi ������-uvy whilu tlii'H*  ���������luti'm I*)**"'.I  tlii unit.,  Tlura   w������r������  fuiiTftU,   I",   wi^r*������   niirlilior"  didn't  l������"'l   ���������.AnuKc-rl   tn   ut'/  ���������Wh-in  tiK-V   UiJd   to   ni-t  tlio ������lc������n.������r  In   tlm  1ltil������������  yn~-d   fin-u.   hv;  *B������������*h n*w tutimn. fcirid u' *.������i-rM5, rn' thn !'���������*��������� ly  nulj-tt ttifn*  *T*������.nr--  Itk-**-  (*  holy  itu\������wny to a  flrmatni-int  thtti'*"   fair;  "Wfi������r*������ thn  ������wm*t,   niiprrnnl  r'Jr.nl.liiii   roftljf  **���������������::������?*  .���������-**.���������*"���������������'������ ;���������''-������'(  An'   l*t   u������   *fii������r  lionvfi.    fr(.in    tl'**   lltil"*  tilUJ <...    t-nvli    J.C.V, *. .       .  _.o,,������   Vttr.il  <lr������������n*  Most Recent Have Origin in Demand  for Alcohols and Acids. ?  Uncle Sam is concerned about the "wilful waste of wood which seems predestined to create woful want. Million*! of  cords of wood is wasted every year in  the forest and on the farm because this  wood ia not suitable for the various mechanical uses for which wood is employ-'  ed. TheTC are, however, numerous means  of disposing of this waste. Aside from  tanning and paper making, which are  chemical industries that have been established for hundreds oi years, there  are other industrial uses of moro recent  origin which are of agricultural importance. ''3. ,        ';.      '  Important among these are destructive.,  distillation, recovery of turpentine,  resin, paper pulp, preparation of alcohols  and manufacture of acids. These aro  growing industries beeniwe of a steadily  increasing demand for wood alcohol, acetates, acetone, turpentine, charcoal, etc.,  which are utilized in other industries.  The crude products from distillation  ore chieflv four: Gases, tar rfnd oils,  charooal and neids. Methyl alcohol, ace.  tatea, acetone, charcoal, tiirpentnne,  wood, oil and oxalic acid are directly or  indirectly obtained on, u. commercial  ncalo from woods, nnd the yield is governed largely by specific gravity, weight  and kind 'ot wood as well ns by the way  in which the manufacturing process is  carried on.���������From the Chlengo' Tribune.  ���������WKLL n.-HO FRET I>KF>.  (London Globe.)  The record of the deepest well in tlio  world is claimed bv franco. Situated nt  Roiichan-ip riTtiutt-Snoiie), the Buyer oil  well i������ Paid to b** the deepe'tst that* hae  ever been fiimk for indnfttritvl purposes.  It reftclie������ a depth of *l,'U0 feel. Tho  temperature nt tho bottom of the well in  never less lhnn )!5 degrees Fahrenheit  when it if* oO degrees Fn,hTcnHoilt..ni the  mouth of the well, Apart from' wells,  tho dftepoRt boring ou th������ earth's f-urfaco  is probably Hint ot' tho T-nriiBeliowitS!  mine in ,UpF-r SUvs-ii**.. It" attains a  depth of *fl,*10S feet.  ��������� .*������'-���������    ��������� ���������  Couldn't Stop Him That Way.  Beautiful Miiidi*ii---Mr, ^crapple, I  ��������� n n't have y<iu r-oruing to see. me nuy  more under u ini-uiiiprehenslon, Fnpii  '.".n't wfralthy imw, lie lout nil his  niowy Inst week on tlio bnnvil of trada,  I'ui'slflteiil. (.'iiller-Tliut doesn't ninlnj  any dlffeveiK'i', .MU*- |''loHMie, 1 Um-w It  n J ready, I'm nm* of tho fisilows tlint got  1iU moiipy,   ������������������,���������������������������-,.,������������������.  BKrOP.M NKKIVKD.  \'\vhi. f"liinifr������*ur-  HV an outrnpo.  Second   riuiif'Viir    Vi'������,   thero   ought,  lo  lm MWie  way to prevent 'h" owner  la)*ing the ������'u- cul   uilh'iui  our knowl-  -���������. ������������������������������   Still Held the Grudge.  Medium (at- seanee)���������Is tliere a, Mrs,  Kersmith in the audience? Her first  husband wishes to converse with her..  Mrs, Kcrsmith���������^There is, but you 'can  tell him I doii't care to have any" confabulations with liini. Tell .ahiiu tliafc  when I went to collect his life insurance I found he'd let .it; lapse.  Eff ES ARE RELIEVED BY MURINE  AY hen Irritated by Chalk-Dust> and Eye-  Strain, incident to the average School  Qitoom. A recent Census of Kew, i'oik.  City reveals tlie fact that in that City  alone 17,928 School Children needed JCye  Cr.re. Why not try Murine Jttye Remedy  for Red, Weak, Weary, Watery Eyes,  tiranulation, pink Eye "and Kye "strain  Murine doesn't smart- soothes eye pain.  Is compounded by experienced physicians; contains no injurious,or prohibited drugs. Try "Murine for your eye troubles- you will like..Murine. Try it in  baby's-eyes for scaly, eyelids. Druggists  sell Murine'-at 50c, The Murine Kye  Remedy Co., Chicago. Will send you interesting eye books free. 'x   ,m ��������� ������  THE OLD LADY AND THE BISHOP.  (Toronto News.)  Bishop  and Mrs. Sweeny were  strap-  holders in a ..car Sne. other day.  This disturbed an old lady who "was  comfortably seated. _She did not feel  able to give up her own place, but' felt  that the Bishop and his wife should not  be permitted to stand, therefore nudged  the man who was sitting next to her.  . A.nudge, in a street car may be accidental "oV it may be; given to attraet attention. And after he had felt the old  lady's elbow two or three times, the  man awoke to the fact that he was being touched in earnest, and so he turned to.the.old lady.  "Don't you see who is standing," she  said. "Why" don't you get up and offer  your seat.. That is the Lord Bishop/of  Toronto nnd his wife."  The map looked at the lady for a moment.  'Don't you know who I am?" he'^re-  plied. "I'm the Duke of.Avgyle."  He kept his   seat.  ��������� ������������������      ������������������  NATURE'S SECOND THOUGHT.  Sometimes    One    Comes  With a Settled Grouch.  "Rarely are bears born ill tempered.  They may* chow some resentment at the  time of* their capture, when but two  months old, but this feeling soon disap-  pears, leaving a jolly rogue ever willing  to box and wrestle. 1 once knew a. cub  tliat was a. .regular terror,".says a writer  ih Colliers, "and her never reformed. He  ���������would 'attack anytlun'g,^regardless of its  size or strength.  "At the age of three" months he would  charge at mo. snorting, sniffing and  striking with his tiny paws, and when I  did not protect myself he seized my  ���������trousers leg between his teeth and shook  it violently. .""  "At first I thought that he had been  abused by bis former owner, and that by  kind treatment he would soon outgrow  his temper, but noi he just had it in him  and he become more and more dangerous  .at-time sped. by.        - ,.,-'.,....-  "Finally he greAV large - enough.' to be  piit in with the mature bears without  danger of his squeezing between the bars  and escaping, and to the surprise of  every one he immediately took c-harge  of the den. Old bears twenty, times his  si7X>, possibly from some sense of honor,  if animals have honor, submitted to  cuffs awl slaps in the face and actually  allowed him to snatch food from tlteir  I mouths without resenting the insult."  . *��������� ^������������ ���������������������������:  A^Woman's Sytnpathy  Are you discouraged? Is your*doctor's  bm-rU'fieavy.financial load? Is your pain  a heavy physical burden? I know -what  these; -mean to -lelicate women���������I have  been discouraged, too; but learned how to  cure myself. 1 want to relieve your burdens. "Why not end the-pain and mop the  doctor's bill? I can do this ior you and  will If you win assist me.  AU you need do is to write for a. free  box oi the remedy which lias been placed  In my hands to be -given away. Perhaps  this one box will cure you���������it has done so  for others. If so. I shall be happy and  vou will be cured for 2c (the cost of a  postage stamp). Your letters heid eenfi-  dentlally. Write to-day for my free treatment. MRS. "F. B CUBRAH, Windsor, Ont.  Growing   Maidenhair   Ferns.  The secret of the cnltivution of maidenhair ferns, fco have perfect cxample-i  for house ur conservatory decoration,  with an ample supply for cutting, ib contained "in a nutshell:  Not to repot unless actually needed or  division necessary . to increase Btoek;  abundant suppliesof tjoft rain water and  frequent feeding with stimulants during  the growing season: &, lower temperature than generally accorded, with shade  from sun, und an. immunity'...from an arul  atmosphere of cold draught!*. Plant*  grown as stated above, are in capital  condition for placing is the-_ house.���������  Gardening Illustrated.  P!!iS GUREO At HOME- BY  If you  suffer from bleeding, itching,  blind or protruding Piles, send jne-y-our.'  address, and I will tell you how to cure  yourself'at home, by'.th*-** Mi"\ ahapxjpiion}'  treatment;    and will also send some of  this home treatment free for trial, with  references    from    your    own locality if  requestedl       Immediate xelief and permanent cure assured.    Send no money, ���������  but tell others of this of fer."-Write to-y  day  to  Mrs.  M.  SummerB,  Box P.   8,;  Windsor, Ont.  ,-   ...-��������������������� ������������������... ... ���������  Another   Fsilure.  Tempted by the warm rain the angleworm wriggled out  of the ground  and,  started across the cement sidewalk.  When it was about half     way over  it there came a suddcr* change in     the  weather   and   the'worm  'froze   fast   tot^  the wait. '{���������  This thing of being a harbinger of'  spring is all right in poetry, but in-real-';  ity it ii rough, on the harbinger.    - -  .��������� ������ ������ ������ .   . .   Keep Minard's Liniment in ".he house.  ���������'������������-  ������'tlB<'���������������New Voih Sun.  -���������������������������-  brnli'  A ('���������efiiiuiil**uii liriili' irfuwd to t.nlc*  ���������".fn*** brown <!/l"< from llu������ flfroe-'r the  other day becniiM* tiny didn't npitoh hi*r  K-KV  \;u\.U.    , y  ���������'  ��������� -. 11 '��������� ��������� '-     j  .    ', ���������'���������'.-        -i '.    V  -I ���������'��������� 1    '  I  ���������   MBBSY'S        '���������'  EVAPORATED  MiLK  Contains double the  Nutriment and None of  the Injurious Bacteria  so often found in So-  called Fresh or Raw  Milk.  The use of Ubby's  Insures Pure, Rich,/  Wholesome, Healthful  Milk that is Superior in  Flavor and Econohiic'il  in Cost.  llbhy's Evnporatott  a/iilk   is   the    Purest^  Freshest, High-grade  Milk Obtained from Se,-1  lected Carefully^ Feci,  Cows. It is pasteurized  and then Evaporated^  (the water taken out)'  filled into Bright, New1  s Tins, Sterilized and Seal**  ed Air Tight uhiil You  Need It.  TryLMlDFS  and /elf yttur,  friends hots*  good it it.  mm  Llbby, HoNtlll  ���������lUbby  JI*������'.������l|iH|iil!Hi'i  ������mi  Quaint   Developments   During  Course  of   Organic   Evolution.  In tlie course of organic ������volution  very many etrange nnd quaint developments present themselves from  timo to lime, not only in the history  of a race or genus, but within me  narrow compass of the life of n single  individual member of such race or  genus. Nature changes her plane, in  fact* to me*et co. --ncies that occur  unexpectedly. Probably few who  havo anv ; acquaintance with marine  fish, writes W. J. jvlurrny in Harper's  Magazine, have f:.iled to notice something strange about tho appearance of  .what aro called flatfish, known, ns  tho flounder family (or, in zoology as  Plouronectidno), ombrncing the tut'-  bot, plaice, brill, solo, halibut. Hound-  or, dab, etc. Tho conformation of tho  head nnd oE tho anterior portion of  Iho body in tlio adult stage is char-  aoto*fl'//Cd by n strained and i..isym-  motrical appearance. In this respect  th6\ilntfish differ from nil other niem-  bore Ao������ their -/.oologicnl class.  The question naturally suggosfs It-  bqII' why this puvticu.nrV gonns  shauld' bo so different from all other  fiBh, which, as a rule nro remarkable* for their symmetrical and graco-  fiilA appearance And tho nn-ovor is  very Bimplo. Tho flntfUn, iupioayd o!  Wimn*iinp in an"* upright or vortical  position, vlllcQ all other (ish, una for  somo reason or another talc en to tlio  unnatural habit ot awimpiing on Hb  aide, It may be on cither aide, right  or, loft. ��������� Thia oniibloH. it to tako up  iivh'at appoar* to fco tho Ia7.y position  of, lying ilat on tho bottom of tho  Boa, whoro it can movo about .frooly in  scorch of fond as Rtr.nll marine iinl-  mala, mulluBlcs, worms, ������te. The  young Jish .switiiB orcct.in the ordin-  ary mnhnor for somo timo, hut It  oarly shows a linden / to liocbmo  lopnidod, and graduaUy falls ovor on  one sido���������usually the lof������,, but not invariably oo by any monns.  Tho oyo on lhovnnUor aifjo, just bo  ���������".oon as'the tondonV I������ shown to tall  ovor on that side, commencaa Rrnd*>  unlly to movo, round to tho other side  or iippornioat. sido, and finally takes  its placo bouido tho othor oyo.  This   procuHH   Id   nil angel/   brought  about through the twisting of a por-  tlo* of tho hones of tho head, whioh  gives tho latter a decidedly demr-m-  od   nnd   unnntnnil   uppoaranco.   Tho  'vcntr.'jl fin?  hpcr-un**. uHoh-ina and do-  genonite,   Unpaired tliim nro develop-  nd;  iho  unduliV. r   motion  of  -whioh  '<< ,^blon tho flnh to nwini with- ������ano,  nnd ������ven rnpidlv lu 11.o new iImU hori-  i zoiitul' DOBitlon uaHiimod.  A "Mare" That Caused a Suicide.  About six years ago a'travelling salesman, living in Philadelphia, developed, a  curiously unrestrained passion for puz-  v.\es. He neglected his business, and  6oon his position was taken from him.  His days and nights were now passed  with the-subject that fascinated him,  and a certain maze seemed to have  driven him into inBnnity, He had been  puzzling over it for some time, and finally it sent.him.nutj-i and caused him to  fire a bulletJfhvough his brain. Goodness  knows whnt his difficulties could have  been! But there can be little doubt  that he had a disordered mind, and that  if this little puzzle hnd not caused" him  to lose his mentnl balance sojne'other  move ..or less trivial thing would in time  have dauc eo  His Choice of Chet's-s*.  Hussein Klazim Bey. the new Turkish  Ambassador, discussed' cooking at a din- :  ner iu AVashi^nj^ony; y .' ..',-. ,r-.-:  "Your cooking is better than ours,"  be said. "Still there are some things in  it I decidedly dislike. 1 dislike, for instance, ���������hung' game���������-game kept till it  ���������smells like cheese. y '���������������������������������������������  "And your cheese itself���������-l mean your  more 'expensive ' cheese.''the kind -'.withy  mold in it���������it isn't very   |     "I cracked a joke about that cheese^  at a luncheon.  " 'Do, you prefer with the apple jm������  Roquefort or limburger ' said ray host.  "'tet them race fteioss the. table, to  me, and I'll take the' winner^ daid I.'  the "CHAMPiOl*^  GAS and GASOLINE  It mui(. glv* ���������atl������������y  faction or you don't.;  payflorliry-AA'' ..'AA ������������������';���������  SOLD   CRI   TESfAL ;  Tn tlie oa\y Qasoline Engine that you oaa  trv before you buy. I know Wliat tii* "Obojrn-  pjoo," will do, and I want you to' be fnllsi  Mittcfloa vrlth it b-rfora you pay lor it. TMk  ���������orlce  la   low.   Poll reticulum  tree.  Wm. Qilloople, Deip-S   "M"  OO Tron< St. East. Toronto  MINARD'S LINIMENT CO., LIMITED.  Dear Sirs,���������Yoiir MINARD'S LINIMENT is our remedy for sore throat,  colds nnd nil ordinary ailments.  It never fails to relievo and cure  promptly.,  CHARLES WIIOOTEN.  Tort Mnlgrnve.  HE LIKED HIS STJU1QHT.  Intemperance," Biiid Horace Bixby, tho  oldest Mississippi pilot, "is whnt kills  most of us off. Once we fished out a  pnswnfifer who had been Bonking in tho  rlvor for half an hour. When the whiskey wns broupht, tho victim'* lips moved  Bllp-litl".*. and I stooped to got his last  words.  "'Roll mo on a bnv'l fust nnd cot Bomo  o' tld* water out,' ho said fnlntly- 'It'll  weaken tho licker.'"���������Sui-ccsfi .Magazine.  Hint for   Rock .Gardens.-  My -main   objection to   rock garden*,  which nobody over seems to. got over, in A  tlint too much stone is'usedi If those people who doaign this sort <���������! work would'.  study how rocks crop up iu hilly coun-!,  tries, as thoy often do in our' own, in*  well ������ib in Switzerland, thoy would see  Ihat  tho   prettiest   come   out     of   th������  grousd. If the ground ii- cuitnble,   it is  by  ao  means  essential that the  rock*  should  bo  ovorywhoro  tc  grow  Alpinoy  flowers. ������������������'.,���������  .A  Many Alpine plants aie  tin hurdy .ft������  gr������RHCfl of the field, and'want no ���������more;  ncQominodation, while othern -want     tho:  protection  of  rocks and   nkine**.���������Prom"  Uardonlng IlliiBtvatod.  ���������   .     ��������� *������    i..    .  OMITTED VITAL l^CIW.       ,   i  As**������i������tant���������I don't'think thio new ro->  porter will do,  City Editor���������What's tE<������ mottcr with*  himP , v,   ;  Aiini&tant-���������Hero" ��������� he iifiB -writlen iipj  that story of the execution down A,at"  MoyninoiiRing nud never mentioned that  tho condom nod nto a lunrt*** hrnnlffniit''  'and what it consinted of.���������Pliiladelpiila  Record.  n  THE BEST WOODEN PAIL  Can't Help But Lose Its Hoops and  fall to Pieces.   You Wont Some-  ' thing Belter Don't You? Then Ask  for Palls and Tubs Made of  EDDY'S HBREWARE  Cadi Ont n Solid, t1������*������������*t������f- U-ftfrg fA&������    Cfif|U'������   ���������M&f^tl&C  WMmuc ��������� lloopor SoiiM  Jutt u Oood m    E.UUJ O  fiTSfllUUKO  ���������f*  MM  S!S!S?WW'SWW|*1  ���������'. l. ��������� j -1-  7, 'r J  i"  ,A   W?i ...  TV        ,- t    .    ft.*  . VV J,;'     '      ..     :  . < *>!**.  ..-*- .*/  ^^W'^'?1 ffl-0 ���������������������<'������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������ ������������������  Some DitiUcaltiesin  * 'i&e Jr  ������f  THE   ROAD   TO   FORTUNE.  I    Inmding England  .���������       ������������������*  ������������������������������*.*������ ������-* ������������������������������������������������������*>��������� *��������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������.���������>  'I'he German inva-ion mjiu Ia Eu���������-  laiui has been mainly due to soldiers,  headed by Lord Robert--. Do sailors  jijiioc with them about it? According  to a writer in the Contemporary Review  they do not. ' He signs himself "Master  iS.iriacr," and is evidently a naval officer; butyhe does not deny the possibility  oi invasion on;the ground that the vigilant navy, would let nothing gcjb hy it.  Ik- waives the-.���������Question, of interference  and considers the difficulties and delays  ol an unopposed invader.'He undertakes  to ..!������liov,y .that the attempt could-nob pos-  which 'all admit to be indispensable to  '.Biicces*?; The case depends chiefly in his  opiiuorso!*: certain "-maritime considerations" which the.'uiil'.tary alarmists, amateurs from a nautical -point of view,  have overlooked;-saysy the New York  Sun, by way of comment...  Thesis calculators do not expect Germany to ���������; build - a - special fleet of trans-  jiorU for the attempt, since they argue  that-: 2(K),"X!0 -tons oi shipping are normally to be found in German ports, aud  that this tonnage, which could carry the  trpopsirequired/^  ���������f6ryia^*efSiatev.use'at'any moment.1 Here  "���������-".las-tor ^Mariner'*' puts    in>xhis; first  &pokc*������i ���������������������������"'.- . '.:'���������',������������������.- ' .-.;-.,���������''.,   .;      ..... y ���������-;..:'.'.-.' '.-   ���������  '���������AVhat "does this 200,000 tons represent'' vlt irepresents'.a heterogeneous  collection averaging at least 150 vessels  ���������������������������'.'oi different sizes and speeds from Atlantic liners to coasting tramps, in which  the actual.numbers, and'individual vessels vary, with arrivals^and departures  not only^eyerj^day,.buteveryytide." -,.,'  How wcould- this miscellaneous, const si ntiy������hahj***-i^^ bolleetion-be "comnian-  d'eered for. immediate itse at anyAmo-  iiien't" "to .convey Loi-d Roberts' force of  iSo.OOO men? The transport of so large  .���������-.force must be elaborately organized  beforehand, with a precise knowledge of  the number of ships to be used and of  the exact accommodation afforded by  each, i/This is am*perati*ji;e: i������ the troops  aye to' be landed in any kind of order.  The various units canupt be split up  anyhow, or-cthe . confusion on landing  would be stupendous. ; The.ydisc.mbarkaf  tion. from 150 'ships', even formed up in  t-iircc lines, would" extend along at least  sixteen miles of beach. ������������������;*; *-A   .-���������'������  "infantry divisions might be disem-  barked at two or three points'miles  apart and all ignorant of where to look  for each other; the guns of an artillery  brigade thrbWh onshore from some cargo "tramp might' be waiting vainly for  their horses in it collier in the offing.  :"It would be necessary, therefore/in  order to permit or the slighteat^som--  bianco-- of transport .organization/ that  the vessels should be commandeered  111ree or,four days before the embarka,-  tioiv ���������w'i^omple^Vd. :jThis step/sa*y^ the  .���������y-w-at'er^-jfe^  half the iime. y������ngland has secret  agents, of course'in the German ports,  and it neutral sliipplng were , dctahied  to prevent the ii.e-sysspycad.ing, "the  suidden cessation of normal trade would  excite alarm^ leavingAusAno doubt of  what was to follow." y  ' As to the first stage of the voyage,  "Planter, Mariner'* remarks:  ''No seaman* i*a; tlie world would undertake to empty- this huge and motley  crowd of shipping out of. the basins and  pilot  it- ddw^A tae  long  and tortuous  estuaries of the German coast" in less  than  two or perhaps  even" three  high  ���������; tidcs."'''*A;;v'vA.::"A -"��������� -"-A'y"y ���������':';-'-y-'A "*' .'.A  A di],y. or ;wiore would thus.bo spent  befovcA'-it  renchefl the' open, nt\^as, it  would then have to steam at -tlii* speed  of its slowest unit fifty or sixty hours  mora would be consumed before it sighted tho Eugliah coast.   Meanwhile, crossing frequented trade routes,and fishing  ������������������rounds the'A!'mob..'*of ships covering at  at least..twenty inilc-i from van to rear  .'% <:ould not escape oh^rvation unless in a  fog.    We.-may r.ote here a  ''inn vitimi*  ���������eimeUler'atiohV' A which"    ih������  j' ihilituvy  ulni'mists certainly do not regard in the  Afiiimo light ns "Master "Murium*."   Thuy  usually'*; postulatt. a fog as a "nu'c help  . to   Ihe ��������� jnvadew;   they   speak  of  them  finding ..detection iu it;  slipping by. in  safety.-' The  author   of   "An  KusdiRh-  mnn's  Homo"   imagirien   a   fog  of  the  -h-nscst  description j    lusting    a   week.  "Master ��������� Mariner''.-rpinavks briefly:  "If  a fog --efc Jn their stnge of danger would  be appalling.''   .He is  'hiukhig pf tho  huge  umvieldly  armndn, with, masters  t|ulto   dostitut*-   of   pvuctioo in combined manoeuvring; and his opinion'-.about  thn -"utility" oi" a :og.to it can hardly  '"*���������   bo''gainsaid.'' i   ���������'..-. .  Ap Burning; fair  weathef,  absoneo  The  Gospel of Saving Money Preached to Deaf Young Ears.  A youny: man who would have a competency at the end of ten years must  make >ac-iineca for the first two or  three vear^. Say that you, for instance,  are u rains- ***'o0 a week. At the present  tiiue yen may be sper-dhi;**- nearly all of  tin-. :t- thotisands. of others are doing.  Now. during the first year, you must  save .**������������������ 1,000. 'Vvhy," you exclaim, "if I  should save $1,000 a year that would  make $10,000 at the cud of ten years;  , without -counting tho interest! You're  off in yonr figuring:*'  Jim isn't. We are supposing now that  you are having yonr shaie of"prosperity  and that ;it different times within the  next few. years you will have . .doc-tor's,  bills to pay and may even be without  employment at times. Those tliing3  must be taken iiito consideration if you  would save .$10,06*0 in ten years.  : So the first year you save .$1,000. This  leaves you a little less than $11 a weefc  upon -wiiieh to live during that time.  ���������Perhaps you will have to move out of  your pi-eseht homo, arid"-rentione"that is  cheaper.. For a time it will also be neces^  sary Jot you to contract, fewer tailorinc  billa, and in till probability you will get  your wife to aid you in economizing; but  fog, aiid uo'-Uttul* or' luturfercnco,  t.h������  ���������niotloy nrray may now ho.. HUppo������ed in  fright of land.    Tiien   would come  the  li-sk! .of, fiorting out. nnd hiH'tliing tha  Hhips in th'clr ii'ropor ptuecs for tlm di������-  nmhuvkatlom.   "It would    take   many  iliours, ���������and per'.mps even1- two or threo  dnyn."    Then tiu? lumlliig, for  whleli,  "iicuording to all proviou* .iispei'linuio of  i-xpiHlttlon**! oE tl*l* sort, u week would  be required."   Then thu infovmnMon on  slioro beforo 4%;-ailvintco. could' ho inudc,  ���������criHtliig H'(JV0TaV,������loh*, duy't*.* \\a ."iioml not  fnllow Hit* wcHcv thvojigli lili* exposition  iif tlu*������o dotallH.   Kvuii though \v������i cut  JiIm e������tjBintp::of-:tli*ni?' .hr'hnlf ;lm' would  siu'in, to have made out u tolvvuhlo ciihc  Hguliif-t tlijo mwnlWllty oil any thing llkn  ������uvprl������t������. * Since n waviiliig of tliveu or  loin-,, day* "A'Ouhl .-"uffli'i* to  veoull   tli'i  luaViD flcfpttifrrtia..<\* U\v. off ^ii'm CUhviiUar  (wiippoalng tlieiv wero not other means  of httci'jfprrince) the. hivimlon iH porhnps  ���������not voVy.-\i\uX'y, tv hiiatUnniited, uiiltf������������  ii   .surf-risi-*. ot ,a, diffefcut kind --hoiild  ���������linppcn flrrit���������rii, .'oi������i*ltleriil������lo havul vie  itnvy for Gqrmltnv,,,' ,.    ._ v ;  Tho Child MiliurniTlre.'  Mme, Molha,rtt a dinner hi Now York,  'told a ������tory- oi a llttlo-'iiilllloiiaire,  "Ilo fttoppod* iit.  a Xiiw  York  hotel  ���������with hi** tutor niul gov'ei'ncfiH." hIki mud,  *���������*������ml ono night the two guurdlinnH went  lo tli������������ opera, lonvlng lilm nhmo in l������i**  ���������I'.niU'tUMinl. 'witVi hi* toyn..  "About 0 o'clock bin bell rang furlou*.  1y, ll������ didn't urd^roliiud th<. telephoiio,  and otto ot the -������v*I������t'unt mniiagei'd hiu'-  vied to hl������ aulte and knocked.  ���������"Bid you rinpt, *iri' lie auked.  '"Xmfedi *v' 1Ut1" ^'ow. ,l,lott������n������  ������������Hil"T*rtwe-o������ie to lieur niu miy my pray.  you must save ������1,000. during that year  and you will find that you can do it.  Tn the. second year your load..will become lighter, and then'^ou will see'whv  it was. necessary-for you to save $1,000  during the first year. The $1,000 you.  can ���������.���������-1.5i.ly place out at- 5 per cent, interest and at the end of the second year  it will have .yearned. $50. So during this  ..second-year..y-'ou will have to save" only  $1150. In other words, you have $1 a  week more to spend on the comforts of  life during the second year than'.the first.  Iu tliis way your'load, continues'-to get  lighter and lighter. You begin your third  year >vitli'-?2,000 out at interest, and dur-'  ing this year ne������l save oulj' f$900, which  leaved you $2 a week more to spend than  during the first year; and so it goes  yuntil at the eiid of your fifth year you  ���������afe',*������-aVing only ������750 a year, or less than  one-halt" of ybni* *51,560 salary. Each,  year you have more to spend. At the  end of your -eighth year you are saving  ���������just ������12.50 a--.we-ek', while you.have $17.50  yto. spend...- .-.'��������� . -   '������������������������������������.���������  ; At-.t-he .-.ej'ul. ^>f your tenth, year you  have $10,000, which is earning you $500  a .v**ar and wWch may* even bring you  ���������*3������000 or $700 a year if you invest it well.  If yon were only thirty years  of  aze  wli*?n you beg-u*. savina you are still too  young, to retire.ou. $50 a month; but now  you can'spend all that you earn, and at  the/end.of another...ten years, if you do  not gather  the    "honey''    which  your  $10,Cp0 is making for you, yon will be  ���������.worth";.'a little oyer $1 f,000, -which at 6  per cent, will bring you an income of $85  a riionth for the rest."of your life.  AAA  modification  of the; above  scheme  can be made to work to the profit of any;  wage earner, no matter what his* weekly  earuings may be, granting of course that  they, are  sufficient to  live  upon  com-  ���������fortably.A For, instanee* if a man who  eavn^ySloXx week could save $7 a week  for fourteen  years  ho   would have   acquired  a little fortune of ;$5,090.    This  ta*^kJ of saving $7 a week out of* $15 a  'week' for 728 weeks seems stupendous at  ���������first, but when yoti figure- it but cave-  fully you will see that it. is not. so. difficult after all. AEn the first place yoxx  woiikl haye; to saye $7 a week only for  the first yearAjust as the man;who was  Working for $10,006 had to^^ save; $1;;000  for the first year only.   At the end of  the first year you would-' have $35*;  By  the end of tlie second year this woiild  hixxe earned you $18.20 at Syper eent,,-sb  that tlni reiiir vou veoii'd need to save  only $:U5.80 instead of $364, oi*'$0.63 a  week.   During the third year you would  li-ive -'S72S working for you, which at Ii  nor cent.'-would, earn $34.00, leaving you  $������.30 to save each week; that year,   Fig-  nrin-.' in this way, in the begutiiing of  -yon** =ivth year yon would have to lay  itHide only $,*������,80 weekly;  ut the begih-  niiur of  your ninth. $1.20, and at the  beginning  of your twelfth,  only  $3.15.  \<>t at tin?' pud of your fourteenth' year  you w-nld have saved ov'PT $5,000, which,  proue-ily employed, would mean a grent  deal lo yen in the years to come.���������The  ���������Bookkeeper,  ��������� .  -         '   1   ������������'������ #������ ' '  San  Francisco's  New Chinatown.  Among the various fed lures of the'old  Chimitowu jiot yet provided for i,a "the  new is the theatre. In the old China-  Uiwn there were two large theatres. As  ���������yet. tlivy have not been replaced, but  it site.is.prepared- at the corner of Clay  aud Stockton streets, and plans have  been dr'awrt for a building which is to  cost $75,000 and will be far superior to  eitlier of tlio old ones.  , Tha tluuilivss in Snu l'Viuiclseo's .Chinatown' were funioiis, and in tho audiences  there w*>re always 11 lurge ivumber    of  Iwhlte-i. Tine plnys are hi*tovU'iil, usually  tiiklug. up n dynasty an<l aceompiinylng  it to Us en-,1,.even,if it occupies ten years  I   FIVE SHOEI ST0R!B    I  % *  ��������������������� ��������� ������������������������������������1 >j ���������* 'H't 11 fjU'-f-fi::"' '"'*  Intimate friends of Senator Lodge, of  Massachusetts, are laughing up their  sleeves at the latest experience of the  Sear-tor in his efioits to prevent business  cares from intruding upon the quiet and  rest of his home life,  une story, at> told in vfaahingioui, says  The Uoston Globe, U that Senator  Lodge, who had given strict instructions  that-his telephone number be kept a  "dark secret/' recently ordered the  number changed because some wary person had found it out and called up the  Senator while lie. was at dhmei*. Several  days later Senator Lodge was dining cut  and wished his carriage to call earlier  than,usual. Ay  "Hello, central give me information^-'  please, quick!" the Senator called into  the ��������� transmitter,- with impatience. ^'Hello ! Information..,-1 want Senator Lodge's  house.. I forgot what the number baa  been changed; to."  '.'Sorry," answered the telephone operator, "but I have- strict. instructions  from Senator Lodge not to toll"������������������  % "But this is Senator Lodge speaking," answered the Senator from Massachusetts, annoyed by the delay. "I'm  Senator Lodge himself, and t want to  telephone for my carriage.*'  ���������"'.'But  I  have  strict  instriictibus"-^���������  '���������Il-iiow that ��������� but can't you see ; Tm  Senator Lodge himself ? Yoti do������'t mean  to tell me that I can't telephone to mv  own house?" * A:  ."You'll" have to have Senator Lodge's  permission sent' to the company/' continued the operator. "Whereupon Senator  Lodge is reported to have lost all pat-  ienec and thrown down the receiver.  "catch" for "get," - "tall" for "high."  "untie" for "fasten." "wide" for 'broad,"  -talk*' for ".-peak,'" "save" for "keep,"  "arm"* for "hand." "punish" for "scold.-'  "trembling'' for "shivering," "hearing"  for "listening," etc. The boy spells correctly .words tliat he has prepared, lie  docs not read well at sight, although  veiy much better than he did. He does  not possess a natural power to spell.  Known analogous "words are nol of  much assislavoe to him. lie learns  every word a- something entirely new  and by -spelling itf. He does not conceive the relation between the letter and  its corresponding ������.ound. Frank has made  remarkable piogre^s this year.���������Psychological Clinic.   ���������������������   JAPAN'S  DAY OF THE  DOLLS.  THOUGHT HE SASNSD IT.  ;-Mrs. Croston; was opposed, on principle, to giving money or food to professional beggars, but there; was sbnie-  thihgy so forlorn' in the aspect of the  dilapidated' vagabond���������str- her "kitchen  door that she hesitated to turn him  away, says The "Youth's Companion.  "Haven't you any occupation ?" she  asked.'.. ".' ,'.-,.-  "Nothing that you'd call an occupation, nta'am/'he answered. . .���������  "Didn't you ever try to learn a trade  of any kind?"  ^Nothing that you'd call a trade."  '���������'And you have never tried to earn  your own living?"  _"Lady," said the tramp, straightening  himself tip with something resembling:  dignity, "I. eara my living every day.  At least, I'm earning, .the iiij3it-:toriive"''-:  "How?"    ������������������.'������������������;;���������"���������-,...���������  ;*��������� -'���������-.:  A "Hodgdug automobiles." ���������  AMrs. Croxtou decided that He had  earned a plateful of chicken hash.. A  CtrUE'" FOB COBPULEKCE.  "Pseudo-science!" said Nikola Tesla at  a. dinner of eiecfcricianis, upropbaoi' au  electrical  cnre; for old age.  "To a layman," Mr. Tesla- resumed,  "such a curt- sounds reasonable. But to  u scientist it is as ridiculous as the tele-  jiho-ie cure  for  <:arpulanc-*t. ^  "Y'ou haveAheard of ,that?ANo������  ''Well, Herbert Hcayey, Sveighxnjc 285  ponies,; decided- to' "reduce ;electric*iHy.  .He';wra*pped'fa:^eoii .of copper wire round  his waist, connected it with the telephone apparatus, and, sura enough, ha.  gauV at once to grow lighter at the rate  of several pounds a- jninutftc i--  " 'This is. a ''grand scheme/' f*'ch*uckleA  Haavcy; pulling- out tho waist baud of  his trousers, which was already a foot  too big for his waist. ;*  "Then, suddenly, the telephone bell,  rang. -..-  " 'Is that Herbert Heavy?' a; gruff  voice" asked.  "'Yes/ was tho reply.'AAA.  ,  " 'Well, this is the exchauge/ snapped the voice. 'Will you please stop fvv-  ing scvapulo with the telephone wirea?  Our office is all full of nasty fat.' "���������  DISTRUSTED.  Tho sages of the general store* were  discussing the Veracity of old Si Pev-  kins whon Undo Bill Abbott ambled in.  "What d-> you think about it, "Unclo  Bill?" they asked him. "What would  you call Si Perkins, a liar?" ,  "Wall/* answered Uncle Bill, slowly,  as he thoughtfully studied the ceiJhu*",  '���������'I don't know as I'd go an for as to  call him a liar exactly, but I ; do know  this much: Wheit-febdiii' time conies, iu  order to get any roBpoiiHe from his hogs,  he has to got somebodv else to call 'cm  for him."  01* ten cert.tiirle.'*.' The plays" nro filled  With magnificent pageants and the actors  f-arbal hi Ri'.rgeoiift eostmnofl;--        /  Tiii* in-*ip Chinatown'con-tuln-* no .Toss  ll'oii'*"i������, In the old Cliliititowu-thoro wore  half 11 dcKwn of these gorgeous temples,  uml tlu������ til-Hc-iico of these plaws o! devo.  tlnii.-F'Xi'lros t'ommeiit from ull visitors.  Hut tlm Chiiuuiui'ii, i������ practical before  overytiling, When you livteri'dgnte, the  dwi4l-i*i> S11 Chliiiitown about the iilwonco  of tin* .)<������'��������������������� Huiifte, tlu*y reply that they  tire nut uuy li'������**" religious    tliuu   tlu\y  THE LITTLE DEAR I  Blinks " after ' inviting: to diiiiio'r.ld-t  friend Jinks, who had -juM: returned from  abroad, wn.-i tolling him what,' a iiue  mornory his little eon Bobby had.  "And do you furpptwi lie will roinon'*-  boi* mo?" said Jinks. "Remember you?  Why. he remembers ovovy faco that he  ever haw."  An hour.later thoy entered the Iiou&o,  and, aftei Jiiiks had shaken hands with  Mrs. Blink's, he called Bobby over to  him;  "And do you remember mc, ray little  man?"  , ''Couthc* I do. You're tho Bamo felhiv,  that pa brought last hummer, and nu*.  was ho wild  ubopl* ��������� it that she didn't  When  Honorable Little People Sit in  '������������������;;-*��������� State. . '. ������������������������������������   ���������:���������-.'-.'..,--...  ..AOn just one day iu all the year the  little daughter 01 the 'dapiine'*>e'-..liip.'usts;'  counts for moro than,the nursemaid foilier younger., brother, aiid that is the  day of O Hhta Sanni, the Hoiiorabtt*  Little People. It 'falls 011 the third day  ,of the t liii d month, and' for u U the f ii 11  daylight hours of that day little Jame-,  sail or TaI:.en.oko rei<j*ns f^uceix over tiie  household.  ,^ Whan the doll festival had its incep-  ���������tituj- not even the dapaiiese- theuiselvy-5  know. Perhaj)* the kindly Buddhism ,.,*;"  the-.'eider day provided this holiday for  they little gills as it cstablishedthe, boys'  day, w"heiv:: every, housetop flutters-.-with,  wind biowii paper fish, one for each buy  below the rboftree. Whatever "may havi>  3-been its first signifiear.ee, the day Pf-.O".  llihaSama is now a day wiieu niui-yet-  lous dollss-areyon parade/ *  ..4bou������ the middle of FebruaryAtlie  doll fair in anticipation of gills' dyy  opens in eyery city and village through- i  out; the island. The craft of d^V makers  is of small, numbers, for oil' -Vlarch 3..;  only are their wares designed to pleased  Because of the limited scope of their  sales the doll makers, tni'h to the inbst  intensive exploitation of the anecessities  of O Hiiia Saiiia. In their stalls they  exhibit dolls'* furniture, complete ward-',  roues for the honorable litttle people,  sets of china and laequered dishes, even  tiny tansii, or bridal chests, for the ac-  coiumodatioii of the doil brides' trousseaus. ' ���������'���������:���������.  In the doll ba/.arthuit flourishes for  .a brief tw<- weeks: there arc prices for  ill classes. The Emperor and Empress  in effigy may be hud for the euqiyaleut  of $l.*2-j*uptb $0; a set oE court maids of  honor is valued at the same price, while  a complete royal family witliAeourt utr  ter.:laiits,-:.-;palace-yaiid:;oi'iingeA--irei������':'-.wili  nm as high as $200.               -  ,;y y y-  All of these beautiful toys come to the  girls iu white wood boxes, ready to be  set''in the high seat Of honor that���������'every  house, ><;vcn "the humblest,  provides,: in  its living rooniA- Before they great, day  airives little -Hiss 1'lumblossom.'.prepares;  with her own handsl if she is  able, a;  fitting  feast .for   the   huner.iU>le   Hiha\  Saiua.^.   XX-:-'XX XX.,  Of riceycakes, baked with bean .meal,  she makci'^i-plenty; anochi, a khul of  sweetmeat/ in high favor witliy the little  ones, is set iii reserve, and ��������������� variety of  thick/syrupy wihe only drunk by the  little girls and; their guests on this holi-  dav is provided? by indulgent fathers.  On the mbrnii-g of the doll festival the  little daughter; of tlie house is Up early  toset ouyin due order of their rauk the  'ftolls, ahd to provide for^thoir eotnt'ort  so far as lier; father's piir?e' has stood  the strain of the lust week's;.bii/.a-ar.���������'.'������������������  First she sets high above the hears of  the less exalted the imperial pair^ari-iiy-  ed in gorgeous brocades after tho,.*man-  ner of the ancient Emperor aud "Empresses, ot the Shogun*ate.-:.;,;.Thii;'.,:Ei*iperov  caries his two -*words, and: liis imperial  spouse, her "eyebrow's shaved off mid replaced by inked lilies, holds in her dHi-  cfitc; fingei's a fan.   .Ay; A  Below these revered, iiulividiials nv*  arranged three maids of lionor, -with  vases of f!ower.-i and a miniiitiiri** wine  bottle.between tlicmi: Their s*-o!e duty is  to. fill the cups of their "IVIujestK's with  lionprabie sake as* occasion demand--.  'Still below tho maids -if honor oh llir*  'dais stand' Sadaisin, the ^linister of the  :L>t*ffc. and UdstUhi, the. "Minister-'of, the  Bight, with bow and speaiv to defend th?  persons of tlm h-javou-bc-rn,'-. ,Whuter-r  '������;]���������"''* limy he-the p.**vsinuel of this court  or honor depends. iipi*������ii,',w.lielhi1r'.3l'iss,  BlumblofS-nirn is the daughter of a hunker-  or ii wood'ohoj-psM'; but eveiVt'vj wood  cliopper'H iliiiighter must luivo at le:*sL  the Emperoi' liml Empress to hoid cJiii't  .���������for-th-".*: honorable little peoplu.  :"'By tli������ side of tlie dais aiut convenient  to the liaiul.' of the vdolls nvn the ili-die*"  beuring the food specially prep'nvcd mid  nil the furniture' thnt fathers cun affoc.d  to buy. Ou fond trays am tiny soup  mill lice bowls of wood or lueqiit*y. ten  sleepers and. howls, and '.outing ���������(���������ticks.  ^ 'J'bus live. Hm? hivnornhl'* little jieopie  brought buck frain the. In nil- of dreitius  "fov one long diiy.ciitiM'tiiined nud reyev-  .i>iu'i������d. Thu* fov 'one full day of coHtn-*-."  the little diuightcr? of .Tiipun forget Unit  they -lieai' on their bucks for Uil'4 otli.'v  day.".the fighters of Japan's new 'j**. em1 ration. '��������� .' ��������� ...' A'- . ,. '��������� ' ��������� .  ���������':���������1���������  ���������������������������������������������,������, ... .-,���������,.-.:..  :'-'A:'AyAA-:*G^ttirt**?;-';'dh; -In ; Life.';: -..-..������������������  <Hand-madeyLette^   from a City-made  -ySpiiAtb ;Hi3yyHpme-inade ITather.)  Ypurs^A with inclosureycame prpinpt-  ,ly,yarid*I put said inclosure right into  new .suit;   I also i>u:t a few Aextra  and enjoy yourself. IVs the confinement and social ties Here that kill, to  say nothing oi the neckties and th***-  ones in leather. The latter, Dad, is a  "Jeu de esprit"; I'll explain when I  come up. Ay  The baseball season is on/and prob-  dollars that I didn't have into a hat,  and topcoat. A" topcoat here, Dad, is  an overcoat; up home. You don't  know how '-much- better I look now/  but I know, -aricl you can take my  word foi- it. Clothes are a great thing  in a town likeAthio; they carry. A  chap here feels just the way he's  dressed. I don't want to put on lugSi  Dad/btit a good outfit is all right 1  it's half the battle.. :  I  hope: thai; touch   of Theumatisrn  won't get - ii strangle hold on you.   I  should hate to liave to pull up here  now* and take hold of the chores and  things.   My 'hand is but.   Of course,  I/would come; ii necessary,:;but you  see-i Dad, helps*i's soscarce here they  would be: put to it to fill, ruy place.  Ybti   know   you   always   told   me   to  make myself valuable to. my employers.   I have alwaya'A tried, to _impress  them witli tliat idea/They couldn't  get along: without me any more thaai  }. could g^t along without them.: They;  never told: me that, but that is the;  way I figure it out, and; you always}  told me yfigures wouldn't prevaricate/  Am gin cl to report tliiat the beaches  will ,ppe*h pretty soon. It's aii old  story to 3*ug the town day and' night  all weekl / There's ^lwaysysohiething  doing around the beaches; andAsbmer  thing to tee when the bathing season  opens. It's woiideriiil/ the number/of y  people .who"..go���������Adojira: to the sea v5n  bathing suits.1 It's ? more -wonderitij  how some of th������m dars to. But .the,  call of the sea is-;;a loudyohe.: S<������ne-  times 1 envy you/Dad, up; therei-with  all the good air ,and outdoors; plenty  of room and nothing to"'do hut yratik  ably I shall have to come up to bury  you a couple of dozeu timea "this summer if I get: to see any games. It  will be hard'on you, of course, but  then/you won't mind as long  recompense thejiidler, will you, Dad?  It looks like ya Dig season.���������Boston  Herald.  ���������-..'  ��������� ,;.,.������������������ ������ - ���������  India Tea Labor.  The demand for labor is very much  greater than the supply, and until this  state of affairs is remedied some other  means must be found of .keeping the ten  industry in the: sound financial position  that now obtains.  It is notorious that owing to th<* sear-  city of labor the work on tea gardens i-������  scamped to a very great cxU*nt, and the  land upon which the. tea is planted i������ m>t  worked to give a fifth of what it is really capable of g-h'ing under a veiy high  state of cultivation. The garden that  /produces ten inaunds of tea an acre ia  considered to be doing wonders, but  vvjieii we take into consideration the per-  'furictory manner in which the cultivation is carried out we might well ask  puts-jive's .what- such a garden mUjbt give,  were .the land properly worked. *the  bush properly treated and th<������ l������*ai taken  foffyalways when it was icady.���������i^ioui  tlie Calcutta Statesman.  Ay/yy'-- - ;��������������������������� "-;;"-������"e������   y/LOVE'S CHANGE OF COSTUilE.  AAHe-T-rlu 'olden times .women disappoint-  .ecViii love u.sedtodon nuns' garbs.  ;I<m1  ��������� promise  Uiiaii.  ^Nowadays they go into breach of  '-       suit.���������Erom  the"  May  Bohe-  wi've.,hut they think that *ho.*s -Iwell.          k to   ft. iov u Wliolo. vreob."  Jntfii and ���������AiMiool". ought, to be built before ^ l * '  .  I^,������������-.������������������  Foedln'j a Child'a Mind.  ���������era.  ������*>  temple*',  To mhoM' the iip-tivdutoiK'** of Clilna-  town, the .San Emu'-inco Tclenhone Com-  pu'uy.li-ui* a Chlivw-t* ������������������Central," Jn the  ri'I-'pliorve himk' tliovo nvo over five luin-  dri'd 1111 inl>i������r������ belonging to Uhiiuwe c-uh<  hchIkm'-i. In tliln-honk tlm mimes ��������� iuul  nnmU'r-v (inpciir both In Clilneno and In  oWlinnv.v I'liiiviH'lerH, Tlnw thew nusin*  beri-iif .live nt* the oldest nud mo*t con*  ������eivutive 01' mitioiiH ure moiv progiv.>������iv-*  in thi** rvKiinl thiiu muuy.miM'elnints In,  Kiii'npi'HU. clfU'K.-^-.Jeromc A, Unit In tho  "Muy lUilicinliin,  ���������if 1 "ij-u-r-ii'i    i# iifim||fl"'i)-"ii ���������-������"���������  WISHED RATTEN KVKttY DISASTER,  (Wv-lmlnijtcr llcvlew.)  Wo luwtllv whh Mv, Pal ten *Tdry  kind oi .Itaiiai",'*' in Ida <Jonneiene*'ti-+* nt-  twiipfc l������> Kn*jn*K������r/-������ vur+t wealth out or iw  ���������v-iv-M������������,*'*���������������������������! of th������ 1-oor, and an wo rend  tin* tic'-ntrtt of hi* prwwdfoig-* it ooeur*t  t������. n* that miHlevn titatm mny mimrt dny,  Ilk.* niK'Sent ones, him* to fnuj monnr* oi  protect hue thf dcfcrtwd^H mllliouw  ait-ilii-ft fori*i������talk'J'������ -an-1 r*grat*^r������.   ������*"#| ~7r      ,        .    ���������  You may amul on ri}}c!;ffl*V������*tVil  pe'li'.'.rlo lir'tfh ������p ������������������������������ oxcufisc!.  Eimik S./a hoy who hnd spent two  your*Vln.each gvado and who, lK>ottuHn of  Ida hojielci-''iR>!,si, age uriil hJ/h, wa*������ given  un opportunity to get what lie could out'  of ouch Hiu-veiHllng gnulo/is now, at tho  ngu of 10, in the fifth grade, while in  December ln-at lm wan nimble to vend hi  a flwt muler,   Xutuvallj'," in hi* hmhlll-  i,v to do tin* work with hit1 cIhh-', he hud  contracted luiblli* of iilhun-H-i,    Uo did  not rcco-unliKi' word*- like "wn*," "him."  "lier," "'lu*/' "mhe," etc   1 led him hnek  to tlm I'UKi'ntliilM of phonli'w ami voadlng  and spelling,   Ho Iiiih ������<>w read a fh'Ht*  iuul two    mwond    rc-uler*-, uml enjovi*  ii'iidlng.    Vvmik Iuul been a fullum In"  spelling.   H������ improvd Krt'utly, and at  hiht It wiitt a rave ueeurreneo when lm  ttil^KU'il it word.    A r/rni������i'k������hl������    thing  nhout him win- hU confounding word������������  JJe would iPt'ognl/e th* uu-uulfig without  holnw ahhi to pron-wivce the yvotA, nnd  would find a nulwtltMte in a synonym.  He would read "H������t������n a while" for "U������������  ten any Umi*,! "hl������" for "lurge," "umiiir'  tot "llUle/V'HhoH" for "Uttlo,"' ������������������howft"  for  "hoiwi*;"    ''undiit''    ior    "-I'-vui"  ... Trouble**-   of   His, Own,  (Cniiadinn Coni'lcv.)  Tie was a -TTnmiHoiiAyoimg nitiii, who  ili*>coui'*ed sadly on; tlie mysteries of the  Eternal Feminine. /''���������'  "I. en n't -uiidfv-'tiuul ilicm nt. all,"  he  groaned.   ������������������You can't please girls���������it's 110  'hm.' trying.   Kow, T wu������ calling on Kathleen  1'Vrguf-oii the  other' -night, and I  lliou-iht thnt, nR she'6 11 pretty girl, it  would bo wife to prniso the fluffy-rufflea  styii* of woman Xiid: make out thnt /I  couldn't .stuivil the fiJrl-.,'w|io tiikon a iinl-  vcriiilt.v di'gii'O and'gocfl'iu   for bruins,  3Uit Kiithk*n didn't Himn to liko.it at  id I. nnd I heard nftervvavds Hint shf 00m-  plahifd that I treated her uh if she were  a fool.   Tluju thei'e'a   Marg.-irPt Blake,  wlu-i JuiR 11 bl������ iios.1' and wearn sihtUcIos.  T **iippi**eil thnt *he wan given to book*  mvl *..'riou������ pn.bh'iiiM. ��������� ,Su 1 told hev the  look* didn't count withyuc, tliat  f  In-  ,lh>ve thnt every woman ought to vote  nnd thnt Inli'lkcttial compouloimhlp   i*  ,tlw������ fliif'-jt thing In the world,   lm! .Miiv-  gnvi't finVe nu* a fronty ntnn* and told  : my couuln llvlvn thnt'I iiecdii't lot her  know how utterly homely 1 thought hor.  Vow. if any kind  friend  will tell  1110  whnt to -my tu girt**.���������-'-"  ������i  "Vou'H new Unirn, dVorg*'," w������������ tho  <*omfi>ritiif** reply.   "It'* a gift."  ' . ^wii.,...', ii0i&ii0m .". (,.,'.1.'..  Whmi n mini comon liomu late with  thi** e*icu*e tcv.-t-i ������nt������!i4������ii las d*?t*''i1',d  him ho ii* Hicky U' he cart |ironoiincc  hn*iii������c������*������ without aroiiilng ������u������pl<*Ion.  Evmi cloar profit tuny ha   under   n  ClUUU.  ���������      STOP BURNING  '��������� ���������������������������'������������������ ��������� :A,-'AAi" y-y. ,x XXX ;'r:-'y-r-;:i;->-i-V' ..:  No more need of wife or mother spending houYs 01 eye-atrain-  in.*r, nerve-exhausting labor, darning for the family. She can end it  all with  N EVER DARN  FOR MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN  ���������As tho washing -machine banished tho wash board, and tho aewinff  machino lightened tho labors of the Bcamstvess, so never darn  Holeproof Hosiery will do away with the drudgery of tho darning  in<j**dlo and tha mending yarn.      A ' ��������� a  Ybuseii never DARN Holeproof Hosiery in nob the kind of  l'oaiory you havo been used to wearing. Ic is better made���������of b������tter  yarn and is  Guaranteed Holeproof for 6 Months  We nro tho only makora in Canada who mako hosiery good enough  to /ruaranti?o for six month's;  Wo us-a specially prepared maco and long fibre Egyptian Hale yam.  Our six strand yam is interwoven by special machinery. This hosiery  is made to wear- extraordinarily durablo, hu b not heavy���������-and tho h������eh  and toe* nra doubly reinforced, made to rosiBt wear whoro tho wear  come***, Thon they are so aof t and easy on the foot.  Holeproof HoBlory Is dyed by an entirely new process,  Dyeing hosiery In tho ordinary way weakens tho fabric, makimr It  liaron and BtlfT, nnd, Jn n great many cades/ positively unclean aa the  dye rubu off discoloring iho feet.  But our new process makes tho Holeproof fabric as eloan, soft nnd  strong aa undyed hosiery.   The colorm of Holeproof aro absolutely fa st,  lidloproof jHosierv ia tho most cleanly and sanitary hosiery in o:ri*'-  tenco and coats you no moro than tho ordinary kind.   You buy them  C pairs $2 OO, with tho following guarantee m each box.  . If any ot all of thh *tx pahs of hotlery nqulre darninff or fail  to glo**att*faction within *ix monlhn from data of purchase,  u)<e will repfactf with n������w one* free of char at.  No red tape���������simply dotach coupon from *" guarantee " enclosed  in every box, and forward wiih damaged hoaiery direct to us.  State elte, end whether Mack or tan. Only ono alzo in each box of  sl-s: pairs. Send In your order to-day, if your denier cannot supply you  f end un irnney order or Mils for $2.00, and stare enjoying Holeprooi'  comfort* right away.   Do it now.  Wo niso make boy'H and Glrlu atoek  in^H in samo quality,  Box containing a pair, 91.00.  Guaranteed for three months.  ������' liMha n%n* \*.W\t\\ t\>i e>i������r-  ������;ii-������thnt m-iVii It bojU,"  " NrvsnoAn*-r  Ghipmaxi Hoiton  ivllittltlg t������0*? Limited  ., 1)2 Mary St��������� Hamilton, OnN  WMWsamtmt  i9M^^MJX^WIB4KM^^CSSX%1lt^UOCX^fK^��������� .*-   ���������r**,f*.<-������*������  ���������*-3"*i-^'������-������>i~. ���������,���������*������! ������iti������'|*T*,lf*y'p'r*<*1  *il  M  TMM   QRJ89TON   REVIEW  PROFESSIONAL  JAS. H. SCHOFIELD  Fire, Life end Accident Iasoraiace  BEAL. ESTATE, Etc.  TRAIL       -        -       -   B.C.  CHAS. MOORE, C.E.  B.O. Land Surveyor and AKOHrnoT  Plans and Speoittoations  CRESTON -       -       -  B.C.  T.  D. ANDERSON  British   Columbia   Land   Survbtor  TRAIL -  B.C.  attwt T  i-'j^.a>xvju,  YOUNG  &  CO,  Real "Estate and Insurance.  T. Birt left'oa Wednesday for Winnipeg to meet his wifo and son, who are  coining out from the old country, Thoy  ore expected to arrive here about the  end of next week.  Jack Philips, who recently left Ores-  ton to work for the Melsou Dairy Co.,  apouu a u&y xu fcOWIi this Wfcllti hreaKIug*  his journey here whilst on a trip to Tub  home in Loudon, Eng.  S. W. Lawson, who recently moved  to Hillorestj returned this woek, nud is  in charge of the P. Burns' meat market  during the absence of T, Birt.  Frank Putnam and J. Cook have been  appointed fire wardens.  0*DTfCTV*V\T  nn  W.   F.   GURD  Babrister, Solicitor, Btc.  CRESTON      -      -       B.C.  In attendance at Creston Office  On Saturdays.  ��������� j  I-  | Cranbrook  BOWNESS  Wholesale Wine and Spirit  Merchant  H.C.  ���������'���������  -���������"*���������  With a Local Flavor |  P. R. Godfrey has seoured & -wholesale liquor license for his premises in the  Mercantile block and his stock "has all  arrived.  All interest in mining centered this  week in the reaumption of work on the  Le Roi, and the purchase of the lease of  the Blue Bird. The neoessary funds  have beoa raised'* for further development. A meeting of the board of directors is being Held in London, and  advice from the managing director states  that work will probably be resumed  this month.  The Blue Bird company is capitalized  for $6000,000, and Mr. Garter is president and managing director, with B.  Bousqnet, of Spokane, as secretary-  treasurer.^���������Rossland Miner.  Strawberry and Ice Cream Social by  .the Ladies Aid of the Methodist Cirurch  in the Opera House Monday night.  "LIQUOR LICENSE ACT  Take Notice that I, Arthur North of Sirdar,  intends to apply to the Superintendent of  Provincial Police, at tho oxplratlou of one  month froni date hereof, for a hotel license  for the promises known as the Sinlar Hotel,  at Sirdar. B.C. AUTHUR SOUTH.  Dat-?d Juue 24,1809  Tom Cole had the --misfortune to fall  off the roof of a cottage he is building  on Hamilton's ranch, last Saturday,  severely bruising himself -and breaking  yarib.  J. H. James, the Creston photographer  has lately secured some excellent pictures of the town aad surrounding  scenery, *������rhioh have found a ready sale.  A particularly good one is a view of  Goat Canyon. James is making good in  Creston.  Messrs, W. P. Stark and Bobt. Stark,  of Basingstoke, England, have just concluded a tour of British Columbia in  search of-a location for future homes.  They are experts in fruit culture and  ���������were seeking land with certain qualities  that apparently are to be found in no  other district outside Creston. They  arrived here on Saturday last and for  ���������several days were piloted to all points of  the valley. On Wednesday last Mr. J.  J. Atherton sold Frank Baaat's ranch to  Mr. W. P. Stark. In all thero are 41  acres, ten of which is under cultivation,  tho remainder being slashed. There is  a handsome residence on the land.  Met-flru. Stark left for England on Thursday's oftfltbound train, and it is possible  they will return in the fall. Tho people  of Creston must congratulate themselves  upon securing suoh very desirable settlors. Both gontlomen are family men,  publio spirited and progressive It is  this class of people tliat any community  of B.O. will be proud of,  ChftB. SwnnBon, who has just completed olearing forty aoroa, returned to  Dry don, Ont., on Monday.  Jan. E. King loft for Moyie on Monday, whore ho wiil upend a part of his  rammer vacation.  Aydon Godfrey arrived from Victoria  on Thursday. Mr. Godfrey, who in a  "brother of P. R. Godfrey, manager of  tho Croston Wholesale Wm������ and Spirit  Oo., io a noted "Handcuff King," and  baa appeared in many of the large oitiis  in B.C., his (ipeclaliry being to reloano  himself from any make of handonlTfi,  leg irons, straight -jackets, and ropes,  He b algo a, past ma-itcr of nldght-of-  hiuid tricks, He will be located here  during tho next few months und will  bnild a honiio on tho land recently pur���������  ������**hnaed by his father, Mr. I*. W. Godfrey, from Goo. Munro.  lira. R, M, Hold left on Thursday for  ���������Oranbrook, whore her little hor little  .daughter ia to uudurgo un opu^ilou to  her of an.  Mrs. P. W, QoAtwy wrrivod from Via*  ���������tori* oi* ���������Xaumiay.  MINING STOCKS  (Bealc & Elwoll, Brokers, Cranbrook)  June 21st, 180S  Bid  Aurora Consolidated  EO. Amalgamated        .08K  B.O. Copper 7.50 "  Consolidated Smelters 77.  Canadian N. W. Oil     .15J������  Can. Goldftelds .03>������  Canadian Marconi       1.00  Cranbrook 3?ire Brick  Diamond Coal .56  Diamond Vale Coal .09  Int. Coal & Coke .75  Nicola, Coal Mines .04  Nipissing- 10.75  North Star  Nugget Gold Mines      .60  McGillivray O. Coal     .25  Pinoher Creek Oil Oo.  Rambler Cariboo .11  Royal Collieries .27  Snow Storm 1,80  Society Girl  Sullivan  Veteran War Scrip 650.00  Western Oil ordinary 1.85  Wei  .08&  Western Oil preferred  Asked  .25  r*,*r*  ,vo  8.00  95.00  .20  .05  .61  '&*  .80  A}4  li.25  .13  .70  1.00  .13  .38  .25  665.00  3.50  \  I   B  I S  I.*'.'::|II*:TO:**tJ������^-:*l  1 I1SS1S IS    S It  Ulfl:U:'L1~-  Starfteg & Co.  Wholesale  Provisioss,   Produce,   Fruit  I G^nwal OM*anni������sio**t Merobants  | NELSON        ���������'-������������������.      B.C.  ������BB  Mwfi  y  tww^^nssssiiiissssesssf.  BBKHKHS.'Sarfi  TV I T> _  CRESTON  -:-    B.C.  I  "aa  r*~%  'PRINTING  At The  REVIEW   OFFICE  SaM HATFIELD  THE  CRESTON   BARBER  I  DDL ROOM  BILLIARDS  ��������� . am  BARBER SHOP  Fine Cigars  and Cigarettes.  Hot and Cold Baths  The Only  Shoe  Repairing  Shop in Creston  Best Workmanship  Boots and Shoos mndo to Ordor  A Speciality  A.  > THE  SHOEMAKER  ]���������  ORESTON     -     -     -     B.C.  ^Ua^AAAAi<  lUuyii aim uignguJ  w :-y. '���������'-';; 1  '    'fir  I  ��������� ti-t/p;  Laths  Shingles  Brick  r  Lime  Doors  Windows  Mouldings  I  ������ i  iiA^^^^yituA^^AV*^^  IiAKD A0T,  Nelson Land ������lHtrlei-"DiHtrlct of Wont  Kootomiy,  Takt* Notion that William riurton. of Cit-an-  brook,It,c.rfttlwi*.y caniluo'nr, inton-ln to apply  rorriormlHNlon to puroliiuiu tlio miimvinir do*  (���������������������������IliL-d liuul: Comiil'ini'.tiii- nt a punt plantod  nt thft nortli-weit eorni-Y ������f .1. t\Ht<tjibim,**i lanrt  in Lm. Nr>, miHu, tliomiii w.im- wi cliiiiim, ttioiioo  Miutli ������i cliiilnn, tli*m(in nint. W) (*)ialriM��������� thonoo  north uo olmln* to tlio point of iuiihiioiioo-  intiiit, mid oonUilnlnit 4U ihhun morn or low,  lMi'iii tuiii-wtii any or At>rii, ioou.  WIM^UM IIUHTOK,  f^^^^B|il^pBHl*iK3,^if**ffli*^*iWW*<W  mmmtmmmmmmmnmaniitfitiiiituthitmitAitiMfl i in ������������n  lawd Avr.-emmox land dihtiwot.  DiHrmoT oF'kooticnay  Tnko notlfifl tliat Waller H, Muir, or Hlrdar,  iiilrit-r, InUtnilii to aiiply Tw  iinrmlMRlun to  tuivoiintini ni������* foUowlnif 'V'-ir-rHu-il luiulu :  OuinimniiliiK ut, a |ioh|. iilaninil In tlm coiitre  nfHiKiiiiim, tiiiuiim rinrili hi. rlKlit of way of  H fi H'm*iti,������>rri Itly., tUi'W'f '"Milli-i.-.'jjjie'riy  iiloiitf Kiitil riuhi or wuy io tlte north lino of  Hnbloti'*!, and thonoo wn������Mo point or<iom-  mmnanmnnt. WALTJ������lt Ii, M init,  M*ymtim Ju 11**00  THE V5LLAGE  BLACKSMITH  Horseshoein**r and General  Btacksmithiug. Shop at rear  of Hickey's Barn.  ��������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������<������������������-������������������������������*������*������<^������������������-������������������������������^������������������#������>#������#t#^^##>^^^^  |  ^Drink the Famous Products  i  Of the.  **~^ / ���������.������/���������������������������  "W  L   S  JSm  $     t M.%  &  J^f^l!  ���������W    ^4m/%^S    \f  <*>  ������*>  IS.  Special}r Ask for���������:. *���������'PERFECTION'" B>  SUPERIOR TO ALL IMPORTED BEERS  rfCB  *���������*-  A  <*������  I  CHAS.  BAGLEY  i.  SMOKE the  OIGAP.  5  Sejd at the Munro and Sam Katfield's  Unjon GoodB  r  f!   PivA������ A  One*Acre Blocks  In Townsite, with and without  Buildings  Houses and Lots for  Sale and to Rent  AfcSO  53 Cleared Lots in  Townsite for Sale  Improved Properties near Croston,  all ready for anyone who wants  an income-producing fruit ranch.  Houses built ou them. Orchards  and small fruits plantod nnd bearing.   Areas from 10 acres up.  Uncultivated Lands, near trans-  portation-~from 10 acres up.  Also partly cultivated lands near  Oreston.  For further particulars���������  APPLY  TO  0|LL, YOUNG  -*W-*4t-/*t*^^  Subscribe  ^^UPP^     T*f r  t***"^   ippr   *^i^*^ w      w^ *p w       'iwr  Sky, Johnnie, <;an you tell  me Tfohere I can hire a Good  Saddle Pony?  Sure!   Try the  CRESTON  LIVERY  It's the BESTING OWN  fttere*s a Good Dr&y> and  Tr&nsfer in connection. Also  Green and Dry Wbo<ff  Cameron Bros.  PROPRIETORS.  <>  <������������������*  <���������>  ���������  ���������������  9  t>  ���������O  o  ������.  <?���������  ���������s>  ���������*i>  f  ���������a*  ���������  o  ������s������  **  o  4*������  **  ***  ���������  il  On TOWN and FARM PROPERTY  WmSSBSmm^ms&^^SBSSSsmifm^.  Easy Terms of Repayment  ...  APPLY FOR PARTICULARS  m^jmiJimswM^MmA^miuitfi^^  ray wo  Bi_  n  iri  H8ni ==  win  HBE  p-vvir ���������: a.y  e  TtV  tie Canadian XBirkbeck  * *'* *"~*JCS'L^'u   a*lu \.*>&DttVJ- LtO*  | . -. G> A.' M. YOUNG, Local Seoretary.  | '..-W. F. GURD, Solicitor.  One of the Largest Stocks of  Furniture in South Eastern B.C,  We guarantee every, article that we sell, and  will exchange goods or refund money when satisfaction is not given, We invite you to write or call at  our big store when in Cranbrook and inspect the  stock and *   '      **  Compare Prices  THE  ������*���������  eroantile Go, Ltd  ssammat  i  1  CRANBROOK - B. C,   \  m.������. Beam*  Rniltadi I  SURE!  Katsomintng and  tPaperhcmginq  Are in tny line of ^Business  ������   "**l   I II III   !���������������  Sco my Pattern Bnelcn for.Wallpap������rs  JAS. ADLARD  Rwld-tnoo, ViotorU Av������. Dour AAAMbu

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