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 <**c  "4������  Alt THfe NEWS  of tbe ORESTON  I������i3TRiCT  I  All H������s������_G_ Iii Eauit a_t���������3 West Kootenay Lead- is ���������?&_f<������������i  The Creston Review  SENT TO A5i������  ADDRESS. FOR  $2.00 A   TEAR  ���������llHf ii IIIIUMB__������_MU.  4."-v.  trmmxmx  &������W���������St.  ������*"* ���������_������ "nrsn+rxurr.  V*������  T?D**"������> * ���������*���������"������������������"  JCJS.XXJ������X Jf ���������  DEC. ia    19-3  BEttB  SlNCSlK COPIBS 5C#  Fall Fair Committee Submits Most Satisfactory Revort���������Balance in Piank  (���������ML REPORT  IF FULL M  > * ������ a 6 ������ * *  5.00  4.00  111, 00  16.00  10.00  25.00  500  30.00  100  Hon. J.H. Sohofleld $  Sfceanra Wigen   WjbfaA-   T_.-������->~TO*_->a  mvnn���������    mmmm.j   m.-mi.m  ............  JDr Sing   Wood Va!!s-es Hardware Oo.  -SIT. *. T������o-_������o_ ...."   Wiv* jftn-Hyttta tft P������oIeis** OlftSS  O. Evoke?!  _ir. Littlejohn  ? W. V. Jaokaon       10.00  O. O. Rogers        26.00  -.Scot* '.  1.00  SB. B, Oartwright       2.00  *   ���������������������    _,_���������*  ���������   -ix* . mmm*m ...... .  W.Kemp ���������  H. Haran ....  9. Putnam   SL Haskins ....  H. 8. Downs..  fi. J. Long....  F. St-ples ,...  ' B. Riobardaon  R. M. Telford .  R. B. Staples.  ROSS-TIES Hi  OLES PUBOHAP  TELLS 60SPEL STORY  "V  *���������*���������������������������������������������'  Capt. A. 8. Faitajerald ,  &. B. Horan   J&ing George Hotel  Oreston -*n**g Store ...  8 Hatfield...   --JB. I*. V. Taylor   A. J.C-Uhs..   - __saBi_ P. Bnni- ifeOo.  H.S. MoOreath......  B. Lanumt,; ?   ���������i^W&u6t**~x**..V.   ti'ia ������������*������:...!.... ���������  W/A^ttt^Wttte .. *������*?.. .j.   JT, --iwe-hers .".':   .W* K Stt������|c ,..*....... i . }.   T. *_.3dLiadaa������oa   f *��������� \ -V  ;E. Stark ...... ���������-   .tSessss S-Oxdook cmd.OaUander  .&'lfc*W:,';i;. .vr..-..'?..,.1...  " ���������"������������������* -xonu OUUHOriStiOuS  ' rjGfoto Money.......  Bal. fr<M?i 10|tohow  -  Total-Receipts  2.G0  1.00  J.WU  1.00  1.06 f  3.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  400  10.00  10.00  5.00  600  5.00  5.00  10.001  600  5 00  50*1  . 500  5.00  6.00  2 00  6.00  600  10.00  w>.i,imiMi.  104.75  63.00  410.76  * < EXPENDITURES  ?:7'?''.. -for Fall Fair, Oreston 1918.  ^^l9g^^m*\* '.'*".*���������..*.$    6.46  V Orettou Review. Printing Account  'Mr*. Gilts expensfee;... .ti. .ti....  ,.Ba^rtMdfLi\)\iotia ....ti......  Qlred help fixiag| Halls fair Show  ; .'Prise'Monies ;..!..;,,.'.';....\?. ��������� 7  Oreston MertMtiitUe Oo. aooount  ��������� Oreston A>rn-| and Book Stores ao.  PoBtrageaon^ Pet^ty expenses ...  ..Donation to Secretary  :?:::YvT<������tia  In 1912, there -were 008.650 poles  purchased __��������� Oanadiaa Ts.Hvf&va. and  telegraph, telephone and H������ht pod  power companies, eooordi���������g ^- - s_cewv  bulletin of the Forestry -branch, Ottawa. - This represents a_ outlay of  $1,118,5-4, making the average cost  per pbie 91.83. ���������Xha uotai number of  pdlss purchased and the averfege price  inor^ued somewhat from corresponding  fitftifft for 1911.  Cedar made np 86. per cent of the  iofcil number of poles ont, the west*  era cedar being increasingly used for  thii ���������fe������!r������tt3������> Waiaein fl������f tgaiftrack  and spruce made np the balance ofthe ont, the greater part of the poles  being between 20 end 25 feet in length  . I*-^|913, there were pordh-Sed 21,  098.&F-  ties  representing   a value  of  increase of 481 per cent ov<_r the nam  ber ot ties purchased in 1911, due probably   to  the   extensive   railway con-  atrnotion now going 00.  Jaok pine ties made np 80.5 per  cent of  the   total with  an   averaRe  ^._t. ~m   mm   xx        0*.m ,  . ,^~ --.��������� .*,j������     .   isiii'j vs. tv.^_.    mmwg WStts trwwau-wi  She list with an average cost at point  Of pnrchasejof forty-five cents per tie,  In all twenty-one different spesies  o_ wood were nsed.  Ties treated with preservatives made j ft | gftp  op 8.6 per cent of the number purobas-'*'*fc*ll'*������  ed.   These were chiefly hardwoods, 16  being fonnd more economical to treat  t_& rfesavtes,   stronger - woods,"- than  those whioh  are liable  to fail trow  mechanical wear before ujey have rime  to decay.   Some of the eastern rait-  wa?������ ase now  using   hardwood  exclusive.  Gen. William Bramwell Booth is in  ui    ou  Orgdui������ati,Ou  troi-mm   IT I  schools,   slam  posts,   "prises  farms and other uplift establishments  exist in every land.   For the post he  now occupies he bas had forty yesis  cf careful training.  r^eo/A. Neal, of Prince Albert, Sask.  who has been visiting bis sister for the  last three weeks: left on Monday after*  noon train for the Coast for a short  stay and on his way back .will stop  over and spend Christmas with bis  sister, Mrs. Geo. Hendren.  Special Value in Suit Gases from $2.50  to $5.60. Guaranteed to give you splendid wear, at The ORESTON MEROAN-  T_t.i- ao. l  Receipts  E^ndttoret.........  r.v.-.-  In  410.75  849 01  01.74  I..  0 ���������;  0UCK CREEK MEWS  F. X-_t_y Was a visitor ,to Oreston  Mol>d*yv^vt::*���������'  '  SIDING  MEWS  . ;pn. Dec. 6th. tjUb^AiW Siding Social  Crnif- held 7 meir Second -Dance < in  A M. Todd'a Building. Danoing commenced . at 8p.m. and was Oontinned  until 120'clook when supper was served  Games* songs, and reoi rations were  enjoyed by all until 8 a.m. We were  pleased to see so many from Duch  Greek and:Erickson present. Everyone say they enjoyed themselves.  Richard Smith was appointed Floor  Manager for the next dance whioh  will be held on  Saturday  Deo. 20tb.  Walter Oorbett's youngest boy out  his foot very badly on on ox. Saturday.  Elsie Stinson was the guest of Mies  Bertha Pease Saturday evening, stopping over for the danoe.   She returned  hAm������   BmiVI������r.  IJ. S. -ILL IMPROVE   IGBESTQN APPLES AS  KOOTEHAY RIV  ttUiOu  te Is its message to the world in thirty-  four distinct languages, xnose of all  languages,   nations *-d- tongues  who  tm   y, **m .-  are identified with the Salvation Army  joyfully obey any command issued' by  the new general, just as they did'the  mandates of his father.  General ~ Booth is in command -of  15.000 officers and cadets, nnd SjOOO  employees1 who" have no official teak  accept laxan as their general commander.  He ait?_ erimn_nrli). through the dele-  gated agencies, more than 25,000 bauds-  men, 10.000 songsters and 55,000 local -  non-commissioned officers. - .*  More than 9,000 corps and outpost-  are commanded by General Booth and  by his authority, sustained by the  Siivation Army international oabiset;  eighty-two periodicals are issued, scores-^  of industrial homes where snap are  reclaimed, shelters for women, _ome_|  for children, hotels for men, indnstrlel fc - q^^ Collins, U. S.   Customs  officer  *  i  a? _*ort taiil was a visitor in town today.  He will leave shortly for his old home  In   Montana.  '" Some days ago Representative French  was advised chat che preliminary report  of ���������the engineer's offioe of the war ds-  pa_e_i6nt was favorable for rhe survey  of* the Kootenay river looking to its  imnrovenriP���������t between Bonners Ferry  and ths Canadian boundary line and  today Mr. French was assured by the  engineer's office that- tbe Secretary of  War has directed the survey of the  river to be made within the near future  - The department advises that it will  require about 60 days to make the  survey and unless the condition of tfcs  weather be such that the -work cannot,  be carried bri. the survey eho_!d be  completed before spring.  This work is being done under the  authorization inoluded in the la-it rivers  and harbors bill through tbe efforts of  Mr. French,���������Bonners Ferry Herald  Young cattle bought.  Blair, Erickson.    46tf.  Apply  to O.  Printing as you like it at the Creston  i  Review^  jjjsvery day is a lucky day for someone,  yesterday was for George Mawson. He  noticed a*. ^ea*^*m?th$:jTbemetery/ jotSt  fi^CTOas from tis home '' and" immediatelj  procured the rifle. wben.%io his dPlisbi  the dear deer came to meet.-.hiutf hall  ivay. Georgeisajs it only took one shot  at that. They say the venison wat-  good, how do we know? - ���������.  -GE  AS RE EVER SAW  Get    your      skates    sharened  EMBrREE'3 35aents  and     attached  your shoes 25cents.  si  U  January fifteenth next is sot by cabinet as date for Convening of House  at Ottawa.,  E. A. Penson had the good fortune  to get threo doer up Arrow Creek way  last week.  Miss   Vesta Smith,   who   has  been  C. MooV-h-Vas a, vWtoe  tb Duok  tt ButtrerflSj^^^  i\Mt_di*K>-t^  Only nnothi-r *ht^M|^nd then the  big hlght Docon^jWfcA the Duok  Creek Hcioinl Oiub*-; Ohilatrn_s troe  ultihi,,        ,-,    ,        ts.  That ilieve In go ml vice on the flatu is  evidenced *>y tte pooplo who havo  beefe seen down there with ������katos during the weok.  u     ������ ".    I,"1   - ���������  ���������The C. O. 8. ot Oranbrook ls selling  Iron Beds with mattress and spring for  111.  Constable Forrester received a bur-  ry-up call Tuesday to go to Lemay's  Camp and In short time was on the  way in Dick Sevan's auto. Arrived at  tbe camp he found that George Myers  had assaulted a fellow workman, had  hit him on tho head with A stone slung  in a haudkerchiof causing painful Injury.- The Constable made the, arrest  and brought his man to Crcaton whore  he bad his hearing and was sent up to  Nelson for two months. Ho was taken  there yosterday.  Almond Paste at JACKSON'S store.  Try somo on your Cluistniac cake, it is  delicious. \ "  A hundrol saws with pno tooth in  eioharo no good, but ono saw  Suo.yiij^' "\Vltll   lior  ivwiklia  hundred tooth, all uniform andshitirp,  will saw well. This illustration .is  mado to remind you that you must all  get Into one saw and saw wood together when you wish to build imthn  town.���������Ex.  M. Beam and F. Martin were down  from Erickson to the danoe.  MisS Anna Hagen was up from Drck  Creek for the dance, and was the  guest of Miss Gladys Mason.  Victor Carr _i*ado a business trip to  Nelson lost Monday, returning Wednesday.  Hector Stewart went to Nelson Inpt  Saturday to get some surgical wnrk  done on  his linger.  Two of our roBidents took n trip up  to Kitohenor, deor hunting but report  finding a bnnoh of Siwashes id there  ohaslug the doer with dogs and sluugb  tering them wholesale. But aB they  are the Chosen people of our Glorious  country of course it is all right, but  It  would  be an offouoo for a white  Whon you want vour noxt job of  printing dono, no matter what tho job  Is, bring it to tho Review office. We  guarantee a flrat-olitt-s job and our  prices are right.  siscejj, ut oanupoinc,  Idaho; for the past twoixonUis, arriv.  ^d home unexpectedly on Sunday Im t.  _____ *'���������  Boar   for serviae��������� Gov.ornraent-b.e������  Yorkshire White Pedigree Boar regit-*  tovisA Oak Lodge Duke of .AgaBslz 86278  Fee $2,00.   Young pigs for sale.   Mann  Sa Foot, Alico Trnil.  party of about 25 young people of  Oreston nnd district gathered at the  .home of Mr. l-ong, Erickson, Friday  evening Inst. Music, games and dancing wero tho order of tho evening.  Sapper was soi'ved at 12 o'clock, and  shortly afterwards tho party broko up,  ovoryouo having oujoyeel n vory pleasant evening.  He������ult .if a c-mpllmentary box of apples sent by executive of Fall Fair to  the Editor of "Better Fruit."  TVT.   ....       I Cf*      1 /VG *.  .Noi/t-Uji-er, au, xtfio  Dear Sir:  1 bave just opened, your hox of sample apples. Permit me to express my  opinion, which I presume is what you  desire, to the best of my ability.  Your golden Russets are very handsome applos for a russet, about as nice  ils I ever saw in nny.life. The Winter  Banana are certainly as magnificent as  ever grown pnywhere. The Grimes  Golden are also very fine in every respect. The Mcintosh Red are exceedingly fine, wonderfully colored. The  Rome Beauty is very handsome. The  Cox Orange Pippin is never a very  handsome apple but it is an apple that  lam very foiid of on account of its  excellent flavor. These are certainly  delightful to tbe taste. I like the taste  better than any other apple you feent  me." ; The Kings you sent are also  splendid and beantitully . colored.  Without knowing just what ^ouRniar-  kets require, iu other words I don't  know just what you could sell to tbe  best advantage, but simply speaking  011 the m'erits of the apples themselves,  & .~ -*  it would seem tome the varieties thet  vvptud" command attention   in a com-  mercial   way would   be the  Mcintosh  Real Gold*en Russett, WinterJganana,-  Kiil^s^R'ome Beauty, andiilso Grimes  Golc^nj.^prQviding^yt'U  have tpade for  thein.   The   Cox  Orango'"Pippin~a_T  l*ave said is ������, wonderf uiiy fine apple  hu,t I fear the demand will  be-limited  to  those   who  know its quality  and  plendid flavor.    It is not sufficiently  ittr-active to be a. seller to any extent  1 ������������������-; 0* .'.��������������������������� ���������-....������  I have. a. few tvees of 7-thein iu iny 01-  ���������....'.-......       ..  chard, just.for experiment.;. \  You are certainly justified in feeling  proud of this selection of apples. I am  oot familiar with the Ri baton Pippin  and cannot express van opinion on  tbem. '*���������'���������'*::���������  1 .'want to thank you for your kindness in sending these. I appreciate  the comp iment you pay me and I wish  to-congratulate you ou your splendid  success, \  Yours sincerely,  E. H. SHEPPA.RD  The Gulden Russets were grown by  Mr. Collis; Winter Banana, Oox Orange, nnd Rome Beauty by Messrs,  Brown nnd Heath; Mcintosh Red by  Messrs. Stocks and Jackson; Grimes  Golden by Mimlock and Citllaridar,'  1-iug'by Mr. W. P. Stark; and Kibston  Pippin by Mr. W. A. Ponse.  MRS. GUI DIES  N NELSON HOSPITAL  Word was received Tuesday of the  death of Mrs.- G. M. Guns, wife of  Constable Gunn who at one time waa  ~rls������.,iri_jl.vll.  *=u. _._re.  She was in the Nelson  ���������Hospital and some of her people were  with her. The news came as a grepi  shock to her many Creston friends.  With regard to the funeral tha  Daily News of Thursday has the following to sa>:  The funeral of the late Mrs. George  M. Gunn will commence at the Standard Furniture company's undertaking  parlors at 2 o'clock this afterpocn.  Servirses conducted by Rev. E. S. J_ogie  Will be held at the Presbyterian ebuioh  at 2:30 o'clock. Charles A. McKay of  Kamloops, a brother of the deceased,  and Mrs. Harold Chapman of Revel-  stoke, a sister, arrived in Nelson last  night and William Gunn, the second  son, came in from Trout Lake. Hugh  the eldest son, was here at the-time of  Mrs. Gunn's death. The: other, children, Ida, Isabel, and Alexander, are at  Trout Lake and will not be Jhere for  the 'funeral.���������-Daily News-~i^������w^ay**  GKRIS1AS1913  .'���������&&  piiri m MTinc  I v-wbiw   11UIIUL  The Public  are"asked  to onfttt all  _-itt_fcK _^^^v^*;^^ni^^rty.  "Old Cchsntry _a_a e_-^_Ts ^ti_7  -not later .than the _th. Deoember, for  m.m.im*Xm    12lf.mX    mS    nflMUl..^  |jyiuw������  uh���������   xxx     ** %x*^*yK?f^  ������*JT     WO' JXiffmx-l  and points West of Winnipeg not later  thau the 20th. also please "note'5 that  from December 5th. to January ^lst.  inclusive.    These persons whose naines  kanin     m<������1������     \at-f nma '4m mim*.. A     *-0*    12*    _r(ll  _w0._       ..mmm.      m^murnxm     ...mm      ������.      mm    ^      _.  receive their mail at No. I wicket,  and from L to Z from No 2 widket  Money Orders oan be obtained from  8 A.M. till 11A.M. nnd from 19 A.M.  till 6 P.M. ;  By order.  Postmaster,  Creston, Nov. 38, 1018.  1 TfTierAnnual ���������dlirlstmns IVew Km or  ��������� iitMniuM*-, of thm Preubvtorlnn Ohnroh  .w4ii im U������1A ntn TniUdav svsniniy Due:  aardi  *t4uWp������--aboia- ana gtun���������.bpoie ������iA. I  XT  X,,  ������������ ������>iV_i'v������j������j,  J, Fred Xlumc, Dr,  Dr. B C. Arthur, B. H. Smith and  Edward Ferguson have boon appointed provmionai airootors ot the llocttv  nay.; Jblberal Fabllshing Company,  Lln-Atal. The application for a char t-  *������ I*. "**n>ui U> Im m*������i't.l. U������ Victoni*.���������  I Dally News.  mon that would bring tho gamo warden  around to make his acquaintance in  short order, bat thou we are told that  they owued the whole conn try once  aud it may bo ao but your corrospou  dent thinks thoy have been paid for  all thoy ovor dono to improve and  dovelopo tho country and lt is about  timo to muko them comply with tbo  laws of the pale fice.  I noticed in hint weeks pit por that,  yonr Duok Crook writer snys there in  n W-f������*n-*n'fl Scffrftjie Club at Alico  Siding. I have mado c ireful enquirlen  and thluk ho ninut havo had a bud  uiuum oi wimu Uu mis a bo in  uonner.  mwhw^^^w-Wi^is**  1  bor  ltent���������Uandy  p>ojrj������.  Oreston Review.  Apply to  Monday afternoon whilo ourimmen-  so popubioo had foregathered as iisunl  on tho "Forum," othorwieo tho station  p'tttform to await the great exoite-  u.iopfc of the day, tbo coming of ���������lui  "ciXra" from tho Kiwi, we were aroused  Irani a uoini-BJosta by tbe thiuulering  of hoofs n.rul much i-hauting and on investigation found tbat wo at: last- had  nn item of "nowa" for tho paper* Bill  Burton's team, becoming tired of tbo  monotony of junt hauling stuH* around  camb to tho rescue of tbo oil I tor and  run n.wnv.    Yen  ������|r   run  n������������������y.    Thi"*'  might have played to the grnnclutnntl  but bolng In charge of a modont young  man they pulled r.tf their little stunt,  on tho hack ntreet. BUI Bui-ton tiles  Ma\ to exnlnin It.bv wavifi-r thnt tlnw tiit-ii-  od round and happened to seo Stanley  Gwyiinw at tho back of tbo wagon, and  of ooar-io they boltod. Don't blame  thcun much at that.  Do your Christmas shopping with merchants iu your  hoitie town.  Tako guns rifles, phonographs etc.  to EMBREE for repairs'. Ho has tho  tools and ho knows bow.  O.O. S., 3IGNAFIES ORANBROOK  OO-OPERATIVE STORES  Tho address in tho Mothodift Ohuroh  last Monday ovoulng by tho Rov.  Hugh iJobsou B A. li U, VVestoru Field  Secretary of Tempertnoe and Moral  Reform of tho^MoLhodist Charoh, on  tho Topic "Tho Problem of tho Nation  ami onr Opportunities for Hooial Sor-  vioe." Wiih full of intoreHt aud showed  a nloHo grip on (hiV'cO'tdiUons which  we,   ������im   i������    yniimr   'M-l-lrtn   i*rtii*i*i    fmomj  HiiggeHtring niollipds ' lo' meet "the eon-  ditions nnd bhvo  un'.from Hlavory.  ��������� V  ���������ii,������ iiiiiNmiiII  ������������������Send for onr urinal! nn fnrnitiir**. we  pi������y lho  rtelKlil..    it -ty 8.  For up-to thMtiitiute Xmas  cards call ( n /Vim Creston  Rrvirw.       /'  Jno, Dnok brinora un word ___fc lift h*u������  heard from the box of apples he sent  to London, England in the car that  was shipped from Nelson. They arrived in first class condition and"were a  surprise to his friends on the other.  side of the Atlantic. This fact^-U^.  gests great possibilities and wwit'Taw.  justified in looking forward to tba day  whon we will ship direot to the Old  Country and not simply bo represented in a car that comes from some other  town.  ERICKSON^NEWS  r,  Mr. Martin; Ot Eripkson, is bnUdin#-  a large addltlo. to bis house.  Toddy Payne Inputting up a now addition to the Krlokeon Hotel. Albert  boliovoB in keopl-l^%'p with the times.  LotB of good grupj������,t  Albert's.  G. nud E. CartvfMght shipped a oar ot  ��������� ��������� i-'  Spuds this weok. 1, ;  R. J. Long rcfcr.fr������������������������?''from Cranbrotrl',  whoro ho had gone" on a business trip ou  Thursday. Ho h_fc- ^.finished np his  buulnoHS for thisyoar.  Tlio deor soasou is nearly over and it  is roportod thnt somo ot the hunters  havo put up a good bag al.hough lt was  slow at first,  Jim and Roy Stocks are spendjng������  vacation op on tho Goat River getM^g;  in tbe winters supply of meat. Jim OHM*,  got them if auvone oan, "-** **  TIia T    TttoV**  *t****mi mmm si\mm\mm   *!%**  treoi and making logs near  ���������on Hotel.  Mr. Shanks is loading M������tki tak������  baok to ma oral.i_where h^igmygmigfr,  i       u .  **  "^  ^sjjatw M_i..;^.>^y^'wiji^^  1  '���������?  (I  PTTI-WWr^     *������*������-1irM <mmmm       -mmmm^mmm ������|~Air       te^3       '^1    j  [XXXJEi xirJttiY <U_sVYa WlU-iOXUiM. 1KB. ������&{  lEWlNDOW AI IHE  WHITE GM  By Mary Roberts Rinehart  (Copyright)  I  (Continued)  The old lady was inclined to scoff  *t first.  Lock ;in tb.-; fruit rrloset in tbe storeroom, I heard her say. She's let the  spring lock shut on her twice. She was  ��������� black in the-"-face the last time wo  found ber.  I oid look; she's not there! Margery  Ecrearnir u ac her.  Then she's out looking for stump  water to take that wan off her neck.  She said yesterday she was going '^ov  some.  But her clothes are all here, Margery persisted. We think some or.e  muet have got :n  the  bouse.  If all ber clothes are there she's i>=-c-n  sleepwalking,  Miss Letit  ly. We used to have to  cord around her ankle and fasten  to the bedpost.    When she tried to get  up the corC would pull and wake her.  1 sent for Hunter- that morning, aau  and fair hair, altogether a manly and  prepossessing sort of fellow. I was  not surprised that Margery Fleming  had found him attractive. Ke had  the blond hair and offhand manner  that women seem to like. 1 am dark  myself.  He seemed surprised to 2nd Hunter  there, and not particularly pleased,  but he .followed us to the upper Soor  and watched silently while Hunter  went over the two rooms. Besides  the large chest of drawers in the main  attic.Hunter foun~ perhaps half a dozen drops of blood, and on the edge  of the opon drawer there were traces  of more. In tne inner room two  trunks had been moved but nearly a  foot, as ho found by the faint dust  that had been under them. Then he  took out his notebook.  Have you a pencil or pen, Mr. Knox,  he askod me, but I had none. Wardrop felt in his pockets.  I have lost my fountain pen some  where around the house today, he said  irritably. Here's a pencil���������not much  of one.  Hunter began his interrogations.  How old was Miss Maitland���������Miss  Jane, I  mean?  Sixty-live, from Margery.  She had always seemed rational?  Not  eccentric  or  childish?  Not at all; the sanest woman I ever  knew.      This from Wardrop.  Has she ever to your knowledge received any threatening letters?  Never in all her life, from both cf  them promptly.  You heard sounds, you. say. Miss  Fleming.   At what time?  About half past 1 or perhaps a tew  minutes later. The clock struck. -  while I was still awake and nervous.  This person who was walking  through the attics here���������would you  say it was a heavy person.���������a man, 1  mean?  Margery stopped to think.  Yes, she said finally.      It was very  ������f oa-lt-l>v-     lint-    T   t'l*r>T������k    it"    woe    n    rii^-i*c  step.  You heard no sound uf a struggle,  mo voices, -no sc-roums':  None at all, she sa^d positively. And  I added my quota.  There could have been no such  sounds. I said. I sat in my room and  smoked "until a quarter to 2. I heard  nothing until then, when I heard Mr.  Wardrop trying to get into the house  1 went down to admit him, and���������found  an inch.  WHEN   THE   EARTH   QUAKES  _j_ eminent scientist, the ether day,  gave kis opinion that tits sccst no*.  dorfol discover? ������������ recent years was  the .discovery ef Zam-Buk. Just  think! As soon aa a single thin layer  of Zam-Buk Ib applied to a wound or  a sore, suck injury is Insured against  blood  poison I     Net one  species  of  ���������MlA������*<kA   _%*_*������   -���������������. o*__������    *r**������r*j*T> *)*   4*K__ri^ .. *y*-*v������ TC������** ���������������  UUMVUS    __���������*������   V6W4    I.VUUU     bAMbW   ������_t������M__.*_-f UJ%  does aot kill!  Then again. __* soon as ibam-Buk  is applied to * sore, or a cut, or to  skin disease, it stops the smarting.  That is why children are such friends  of Zam-Buk. They care _othi_g foi?  the science of the thing. Ail they  know ls that Zam-Buk stops their  pain. (Mothers ahould never forget  this.  Again. As soon as Zam-Buk Is applied t������ _ wound or to a diseased  part, the cells beneath the skin's surface are so stimulated that new  healthy tissue Is quickly formed. This  forming of fresh healthy tissue from  below is Zam-Buk's secret of healing.  The tissue thus formed is worked up  to the surface and literally casts ofthe diseased tissue above it. This is  why Zam-Buk cures are permanent.  Only the other day Mr. Marsh, of  101 Delorimier Ave., Montreal, called  upon the Zam-Buk Co. and told them  thai for over twenty-five years he  had been a martyr to ecaema. His  hands were at.one time so covered  with sores that ho had to sleep in  gloves. Four years ago Zam-Buk was  introduced to him, and in a few  months It cured him. To-day���������over  three years after hla cure of a disease  he had for twenty-five years���������-he is  _t_i cured, and has had no trace oi  any return of the eczema!  All druggists sell Zam-OBuk at 50c.  box, or we will send free trial box tf  yon send this advertisement and a lc.  stamp (to pay return postage). Ad*  dress Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.  Our  3_  ia said calm- ��������� the front door open about an ir  tie her by a!     Hunter wheeled on Wardrop.  A quarier to 2? he asked- You  were coming bome Irom���������the city?  Yes. from the station.  The last train gets in here at 12-30;  Hunter said slowly.    -Does it always  he came at 3    o'ciock.   I   tx>k    hi  through   the  back  entrance to  Miss.   Leticia.    I  think  skeptical until 1 thrrew ���������,.��������� ��������� .       ,, ,, . ,., .     ���������..+(S  and showed him the upset chair. t_e!������>ui<i see Margery s eyes dilate with  old lady's clothing and the blood stain- j amazeme  trance to avoid I take you an hour aud a quarter to  k Lu* aad been i "walk the three squares to the house?  .V open the door j ..^f--,^!!!.. ���������^^.^:i  ont this way, Tho fingers, you notice, point down the stairs. In some  way, 'let us say, the burglar, for want  of a better name, gets into the house.  He used a ladder resting against that  window by the chest of drawers.  Ladder!  I exclaimed.  (To be Continued)  &d lace cap. He took a crumpled sheet {  of note paper out of the waste basket  and looked at it, then he stuffed it in  his- pocket.  Before he left the room Hunter  went back r.nd movoed the picturo  that -d heen disturbed over the mantel. What he saw made him get a  chair and, standing on it, take the  picture from its nail. Thus exposed,  the w-all showed an opening about a  foot square and perhaps eighteen* inches   deep?   A   metal   t'oor,  opening  in.  i-i-"-***. *-.    unfncj-nnerl    ami    oi' otiiI    iiie1-    irs.  cide wa^ a copy of a recent -sentiment !  ul novel aud a bottle of some sort of  complexion cream. Iu spite of myself I smiled: it was so typical of the  clear old lady, with tli*, heart of  girl and a skin that was losing its  rose... But there was something else  jn the receptacle, something that  made Margery Fleming draw in her  breath sharply and mado Hunter raise  his eyebrows a llttlo and glance at  me. Tho something was a scrap of  unruled white paper and on It the figures eleven twenty-two!  Harry Warlror came back from tbe  city .at 4 o'clock, while Hunter was in  the midst of his liivestlgatio*'.. I told  him then what bad happened and  with this new apprehension added to  tho shock of the night before he look-  ad as though his nerves wera ready to  snap.  Wardrop was a man of perhaps  Iwenty-Hovon, aa tall as I, although  not  so heavy,   with   direct blue  eyes  he  bb-wwwrw^*  INTENSELY ITCHY  ��������� - -    ������ ���������   Between Fingers. Spread to Tips.  Would Swell Up, Itch and Burn.  Oid Not Dare Put Hands in  Water. Cuticura Soap and Cuticura 0-nlfment Cured.  Carman, Manitoba.���������" A broaktnc out  "in'twoon my AnKcra wnn tho first trouble. J t  Wild very Itchy uud spread to my finger tips  effecting tho nails. It fin-*-  appeared In watery blisters  nml ll������**y -tve-m no Inii'tiwly  lur-hy I scratched them and  let tho vatcr out -luklni*-  aorcs. 'J'hr-y -would swell  up, ll������li anil burn anil finally  \ "v^C^T""**{> tlm Tiailii would lofwien and  \ V -j \ como olt. I .pent many  ^ \l ��������� bIm-iiIc-w nlBhla, I did not  rtaro to puo my huuda I a water except to  wa*th them.  "1 ki:pt iislnfi ointment!-, . -~������������������  UlllUU- lit,   llUC   ViMi  liul  CU.id.      tiuUH ii.lf.l  Hin rrtorillci would bi-lp nlliilflii-t I was net.  fri-ii from ll aUoKotln-r. I **an iliat Way for  nine yi-nn trjini*' nverytliliiK. I lic-uril of  -t'litltsiira fioup und Olntmniit, nnd wnl, for  llmni nnd brforo 1 h���������d u.������c-d them half a  dozen tlmr.** 1 noticed an Iini-rovc-niciii, Jly  ���������A'a-lilni* with tho fmli-nra flo*ip and nri-  lilytnn tha t.'utleura Oiniinr-nl frc.i"|iienlly I  w"uscured In ilirccmonthit." (KlRiif-d; MImi  Moron**'* K. Handc-rwon. May ?c������. luin.  for iiuno lii.ii. ii. (t< in ��������� atiuii������ i.i ii ii, ��������� ,,.,..,,  nod Olntr.ii'iit liavo afforded llin uionl. o������-o-  jir.ti.i>.u������ (ir.ii i..<..i. f.,. ^.Ti-. r,' ...i oT '"...' .-.'..!.i  und turulp lliat lorliiri-, Jii li, Irr^ n, t. jjn and  ilo������ir.iynleop.   A*<lnel������i.<t !nofti-nHUfl)������rli*nt..  <'iitlcura No-ir* find '..'utlruru, Olnliiunt wi-  > . . .   i .    ....    . i , ....  l',.r a lil.i r.il fno samnl/* fit������ar!i. **.'ltli :i"-it.  Iiirfilf. ������oikI iKHit-ioird Ut rotter i������ni(' Ai  fjheui. Corp.. Dept. D, Jiotlon. f. fi. A.  W.   N    U.  97D  I  did not  come  directly home,  said almost defiantly.  Then���������wiii you be good enough to  tell me where you did go. I have  reasons for wanting to know.  Hang your reasons. Look ' here.  Mr. Hunter, do you think I would hurt  a hair of that old lady's . head  Do you think I came here  last night and killed her, or  whatever it is that has happened to  her, and tben went out and tried to  get In again through the window?  Not necessarily. Hunter said, unruffled. It merely occurred to me that  we have at least an hour of your time  last night while this thing was going  on to account for. However, we can  speak of that later. I am practically certain of one thing���������Miss Maltland is not dead or was not dead when  she was taken away from this house.  Taken away? Margery repeated,  then you think she was kidnapped?  Well, it ig possible. You are certain there are no cloBets or unused  rooms where if there had been'a'_aur-  dcr the body could be concealed?  I never heard of any, Margery said,  but I saw Wardrop's face change on  the instant. He stood frowning at  tho floor.  Margery was beginning to show the  effect of the long day's strain. She  began to cry a little, and with on air  of nroprietorship that I resented somehow Wardrop went over to her.  You aro going to lie down. Margery,  lie said, holding out his hand to help  hor up.' Mrs. Mellon will come over  to Aunt Letitia, and you must get  some sleep.  Sleep! ehe said, with scorn, as ho  helped her to her feet. Sleep when  tbingB like this aro occurring! Father flrst and now dear old Aunt Jane!  Harry, do vou know where my father  is?  He faced her as if he had known the  question must come and wa3 prepared  for it.  I know that he Is all right,.Margery.  He has been���������out of town. If it had  not been for something unforseen  that happened within the last few  hours he would havo beon homo today.  She drew a long breath of relief.  Whon they had both gone Huu'tor  sat down on a trunk nnd drew out a  cigar that looked like a bomb.  Tho window, I Biiggostod, and he  went ovor to lt. When ho camo back  ho hnd a rather por-nlbu* oxproi-mloti.  In the -first place, ho began, wo can  tako It for granted thnt unless Bho  wiib crazy or sleepwalking Bho didn't  go out In her night clothes, nnd thero  lg nothing of her's missing. Sho was  not taken in a enrrlnge, provided hIio  wns tnken nt nil. There not n mark  of wheels on that drivo newer tlinn a  wcclc, nrfd bofjldot*, you say you heard  ���������-. r- ��������� li t-������, '���������v  ""1.1*f   <  Nothing,  I snld  ponltlvely.  Then unlr-fls who went nway In n  balloon, where it wouldn't matter  what ubo hnd on, ubo In still around  tho premises. It depends on how  badly alio wiih hurt.  Are ynu suro It wuh Hhe who was  hurt? I in*k','d, ..'j'luit :irlnt of a hand  ���������thut ii* not M'jhh Jnno'o.  In reply Muiiler led t.ho way down  iii. *l.iiiirt io iiii:. iil.ii- ij v. hiTi- th; :;t:r!r.  on the ni nir rail ntood out, ugly nnd  Ou a murder ease in one of the  southern states aji old mountaineer  was called as witness. The defending lawyer was cross-examining him.  You say you saw this murder committed?  Yas.  How far were you from the spot  where it took place?  About a quarter-mile.  What tune was it when, this deed  was done?  About half-past eight.  On the date this murder was supposed to be committed it would be  almost totally dark, and you mean to  eay you could sec distinctly what hap-  Stresses and  Strains to  Which  Globe Ss Subjected ���������  : When the stairs creak and the furniture --jives out mysterious crackling j  sounds at night wo sometimes sit up  in bed .and" wonder if there is a "burglar about, but. it doesn't occur to us  that what we really hear i_ an earth--  quake on a small scale. The night  air has caused the wood to-contract. {  with a snap, thus accounting for the  alarming sounds. This is just exactly  what the earth is doing periodically.  To a microbe, reposing on the polished surface of the table, this disturbance is probably as violent as au  earthquake is to & human being.  Ah earthquake is a terriblo thing.  It comes without warning. It Is over  before one knows which way to fly,  and its fury cau be abated by .no  man.  Yet to the geologist earthquakes aro  only symptoms. They aro not causes  so much as results���������results of groat  stresses and strains within the earth  that cause slippings and siblings from  timo to time. if the rocks on the  shell of . tho earth slip and grate  agaiust each otlior so inuch as au Inch  along a fissure ton miles in length a  shiver is felt A slip of fifteen feet  along a courso of 200 miles sufficed  to bring about the terrible San Francisco eartuquako and rO.ro.  Theso strains and Btressos accumulate steadily within the earth. The  point at which they have onco found  relief is weaker to resist the u_ c  strain. It slips again presently. By  successive movements its sides become more and more displaced. Rock  layers, mineral veins, coal Beams that  cross the line of displacement, are  jogged cfut of their course. So are  roads, fence lines.and brooks tbat run  across it on the surface, in the San  Francisco quake one man's front yard  was moved twenty feet to one side of  his house, and in i._other place the  Slip Jino came so close >-o a man s bsra  ITho1'   _fVtyig.   v������!!oa   #-.���������*   ofjov���������    lrVi������.r\'itrTi   ���������Tit  from the windows, were carried away.  In Japan a cliff twelve feet high inter-,  rupted a roadway, and thousands of  similar cases might be cited. These  were primary movements along the  line of tho disturbance that caused  tlie earthquakes, **-  ^j___-____^  ������*-_���������������  -'������-*_������A������������J&������������fr_    ^"-*������!**������%r���������_������   ���������  .,<���������*. S H**"fmSmmxrm;- wavnuvav  Ar������������ yoa erio bfrthosa thousand-who,  thon.h apparently woll. catch cold easily  nnd often ? 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Hall's Catarrh Cure ta tbe only posltlre  cure now known to tbo medical fraternity. Oatarrlr  belnc a ctmstitutioaal disease, requires a constitutional treaticent. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, act'ag directly -upon tbe blood and mucous  surfaces of tbe system, thereby <leeuoy!n_ the  foundation ot tlie disease, ajd giving tbo patient  itrength by building tip tba constitution and assist-  laS naturo in doing its work. Sie.proprietors Have  no much taith in its curative powers that ifcey eSsS  One Hundred Dollars for any taut tbat tt taSS'ta  <_������������������   Sand for list ot testimonials.  Address F. J. CHENEY & CO  Toledo, Q.  80td by all Vruamsta. 75c.  S_t������ Hall's Family Pills ior *oi_Uc_Uar.  ''ADlRiT ' Ol-   THE   AIR  Still   Hard  Bridget, ?. green maid, was told by  her mistress to cook a soft-boiled egg  for her mistress' breakfast.  Five minutes latef she rang for the  maid, and asking it tho egg -was done  yet, received an answer in the negative.  Thinking Bridget had not boiled tho  egg immediately, she waited   a   few  minutes longer and again asked if the  ������-<������ wag rottdy.  ~No, ma'am," replied Bridget.  Why not? asked her mistress.  To bo sure, ma'am, and the egg is  still hard, for didn't I jist feel of it?  Why So Called  ..      XI..      ~*~...~..~.      ������...  3    UIC    icaguu    J.IM  getting its name of the Dead Letter  Office in the Returned Letter Office.  Well, it was originally started in order to return to the senders all letters, etc.,. addressed to people who  turned out to be dead. The need for  such an arrangement became evident  from, the number of valuable enclosures contained in such missives. And  that the old tradition still lingers in  the department is evident from the  fact that the bags containing returned  letters are black in color.  Yes, there are people who imagine  ug to be mysteriously connected with  death itself, and some time back we  received a peculiar letter from one of  them. Within a week of having a  letter returned to her a certain person living in the same house had  died, and consequently the writer, evidently associating her friend's death  directly with us, begged us in future  never to send, back letters again, but  to burn them instead.  It Permeates the Entire Being of the  P**l      rt  .  -  -,-       g"4 tmmml  rij'lna p������f������  The bird is little more than a drift  of the air brought into form by plumes  and the air is in all itB quills. It  breathes through its whole frame and  flesh and glowB with* air in its flying,  like brown flames. It rests upon the  air, subdues it, surpasses it, outraces  it���������it is air, conscious of itself, conquering, ruling itself. Also in the  throut of the bird is given the voice  of the air. Ail that In the mind itself  is weak, wild, useless in sweetness, is  knit together in its fsong.  As we may imagine the wild form  of the cloud closed into the perfect  form of the bird's wings, so the wild  voice of the cloud into its ordered and  commanded voice, unwearied, rippling  through the clear heaven.in its gladness, interpreting all.intense passion  j. through the soft spring nights, bursting, into acclaim and rapture of choir i  at daybseak or lisping and twittering  among tho boughs and r hedges,  through the heat of day. like ilttle  winds that only, make the cowslip,  bells shiake and ruC'le the 7 petals"'ofthe wild? rose. *  Also upon the plumes of: the bird "  are put tie colors 0-tho air- da these  the gold of the cloud that cannot be  gathered by any. covetousness:., the ru-  hies of theYcloud? that aro hot the  pride of Athena, but are Athena; the  vermilion of the cloud bar, and the  flame of the uoud crest, and the snow  of the cloud and its shadow, and the  melted blue of the deep wells of the  sky���������all'these, seised by the creating  spirit and woven by Athena herself  into films and threads of plume, with  wave upon wave following and fading  along breast and throat and opened  wings. Infinite as the dividing of the  foam ant. the sifting oi? the sea sand?  even the;: white down of the cloud  seeming to flutter up between the  stronger plumes���������seen, hut too soft  for touch. ���������  And so the spirit of the air is put  into and upon this created form, and  it becomes through twenty centuries  tbe symbol of divine help, descending  as the -Ire to speak, but as the _ove  to bless.���������From John Ruskin'a "The  Queen of the Air."  -S-^^-S^-^-?! __-.___ _?"'���������������������������  m^rv-mwK. &  VIGLIHS  ON TEN D^WS'  FREE TEI>\_.  Important Question  George, daa*. began a brido, while  rn 'he way to -ho   stitlcn   for   tue  hc:t<ynioon, ' went to asr you a question, and thm  I shad  fcei euro  jf  ycu.  VVbat Is It, dtrling?  If you know that   I loved   you   as  much as you lovo mo, would you lovo  mo as much as I lovo you?  SPEAKS   FOR   IT8ELF  Experience of a Southern Man  A society woman, who was passing  the summer in the country, motored  | over to a neighboring farm one morning to call on the farmer and his wife,  with whom sho had been acquainted  the summer previous.  I hear that your daughter Emily has  gone to Europe? said the caller.  Yes, drawled the old fariher, she's  been crazy to go ever since sho left  school, and moro so than ever since  you wuz here last yoar and talked so  much about it. Thoso .here female  colleges dew put Ideas "intcw girls',  heads. Her maw an' mo can't cal-  c'loto why she should bo so set to  go to Yurrop. Sho don't know a soul  thar.  Getting Even  Wliy do you insist on trying to sell  me beefsteak and beans and buckwheat cakes? demanded tho barber.  I told you all I wanted was two fried  eggs.  Well, I was in your whop yesterday,  retorted tho restaurant man. All I  wanted was a shave, but you bulldozed me into a shampoo, a foam fizz,  and a tonic rub.  Minard's Liniments Cures Burns, Eto.  ill������i.;ii,.l.      ll..- \r.ii hi.': own heavy ''���������uu;  on  (.lie  rail jiiBl.  Ill-low  ll.  KtiiMniH<\ l'e Hiihl, i!*)|'i>!*K<- you grip  to your luiii-7'.'  I        IL    l.'iM.Klt.       I     iiUiiiuini.iin'.M,    l.\....,,  |     Now  Ionic  ,.it   that iilnlii.      I.ool;  ul  | the iiluiT.  bin,*1 in.      Why lt'n u child's  hnmi   l."'-lil,-   tViiiio.      The breadth   Is  !fn.'-i  i i ���������'���������������������������������������������ire.       U  mlrcht be  brrureil  ������������������Plonso allow mo to thank the originator of Postum, Which In my caBO,  speaks for Itself."     The mau writes.  "I formerly drnnk so much coffeo  that my norvous system was almost  a wreck." (Tea Is Just as Injurlouj  hocnuso It, contains caffoino, tho drug  found ln coffoo). "My physician told  mo to quit drlnklny it but I had to  hnvo something, so I tried Postum.  "To my great surprh *- I saw qulto  a chango in my nerves In about 10  days. That was a year two and now  my nerves nro stonily and I don't hnvo  thoso bilious sick headaches which I  regularly   hnd  whllo  drinking  coffco.  ���������'poptu ��������� fleems to linvo body-build-  Ing properties and leuvoa the head  clear. And I do not have tho bud  taoto In my mouth when I got ip  mornlnRS. When Postum In boiled  good and strong, it Ib far bettor in  IubIo than coffeo. My advice to coffco drinkers Is to try Poutuui and be  convinced,"  Nnmo given by Canadian PoHtum  Co.. Windsor. Ont. Write for topy  ���������7 ll,., little bOOlr. "The U-m! <o \V'*1������-  ville."  X'Cf-tr.ni con-cv in two form**:  Regular Poi-tuni���������iiiuui he well  boiled.  Instant Postum la a nolul.K, powder.  0 -i       ,<i...,,.l���������r ..       .... W 1,1-.       In  ,x    i.i...w������'"'  ���������������������������       ���������-��������� ��������� l  m   mm    nf    bet    writer      nml.      tvltn I  o.rc.ini    ami    augur,    malteu    a dclic- j  loun beverage) ln*Untly. -roeem nell  both ldmlw.  "There's a re*Ho���������" for l'o_i������������">.        ���������*  It. was In train belonging to a  certain railway in tho oust which is  noted for its rough roadhod.  Just as tho train struck ono of tbo  raro smooth stretches a paBsongor cx-  claimod: Thank gooducBB tho train Ib  off thq track.  A largo, slouchy colored man went  shuffling down he road whistling like  a lark. His clothes were ragged and  his shoes were out at toes and heels,  and ho appeared to bo in tho depths  of poverty for all ais mirth.  Ab ho passed a prosperous looking  house a man stepped from tho doorway and hailed him.  Ilcy, Jim, I got a job for you. Do  you want to make a quarter?  No, sah, finld t.ho ragged ono. I  dono got ;���������*. quarter.  Hero's a loiter from eoino city folks  answering our ad, Mirandy. Thoy  want to know if there's a bath In tho  house.     What will I tell them?  Tell thom tho truth, said tbo wlfo.  Tell thom If thoy need a bath they'd  better tako It boforo they como.  -fer. .tea .tejs yon can try m  Curatoli, Heberlin or Ckadwlck  Violin a_solute!y free, make  any comparison you desire,  an_ if you are not satisfied tltat  tltey stand _nequaII__ in tone,  finish and workman-hip, tbe  i_str____it is returned at our  expense "Vye offer yon Violins ���������  made by Curatoli, tlie recog������  nised leader o* Use .modc?���������  Itali__ makers; Heberlin, the  famous German -matoer, and  Cbadwick, one of tbe leading  exponents of tihe E-glleJi  scliool,   en   ten   days'   FREES  . m_T m w ���������        w~.__   __������   ^...jx^..   ������.b.m.*  . jxmmmjnxmx.       rn.****   *x**i.   vaamjjvp*. ,������������wov-  lotely ho obligations, nor do  you incar any expense, as we  prepay "express charges, and if  you don't want Hie instrument  tt is returned at our expense.  Never _efoa_ bavo ihe instruments of these makers been  Oa_risu at <mST TpxlCSS.  Our W\< " Musical Encyclopedia" wtM be sen-)* r''fr'������e!* i| you  wrUa Dc*p_rbm������nl "W      {or it  TKos. Clewxto_v  UMITBD  TSVERVr/tWGWMUSrC  303Y0NGES.T.  -���������TORONTO, ONTAWO.  WHERE EVEBT OUNCE COUNTS.  , Owing to tbe increascil Tsloe mt  co������������������ ��������� and their products ��������� e������������ry  pound of bnttcr possible to make  tbem pay. Successful dairymen de-  born their cattle, aud use tbe KEY-  BXONE SEHOftHEK. Scad for book-  tat G. It tells ot the beneflta. and  how to operate. B. H. _.'_._JMH_j  BIS Hobert St., Voroato, Oan,  Getting a Verdict  Wo could havo settled our difficulties by tossing a coin. Instead wo  spent a lot of money in going to law.  Well?  I understand tho Jury settled tho  whole matter by tossing a coin,  .Tones met Mb neighbor Smith.  Vou wero shooting this morning?  utjUed Smith.  Yos, I had to kill my dog, answered  Joncn.  Waa ho mad? naked Smith.  Well, eald Jones, ho didn't Boom to  bo luo  well "ilcuued,  A Pleasant Purgative.���������Parraoloo's  Vogotablo Pllla arc co compounded ao  to oporato on both the utouiuck and  the howel;*, to that thoy act a]on_  tho wholo alimentary nnd oxcrotory  piiBtmgo. They aro not draatic in  their work, but mildly purgntlvo, nnd  tho ploasuro of taking thom Is .only  equalled by tho gratifying effect they  produce Compounded only of vogot-  alile ctiibfitancoH the curative qualities  of which wero fully tentr-d. they afford  relief without clmnco of Injury.  It has boon said of Abraham Lincoln  that as a boy ho road lorn- than a half  dozen books and thnt thoy wero tuch  books aa 'Pilgrim's ProgrcBB,' Wecm's  'Llfo of Washington,' and a popular  hlRlory of the ITnltod fltnton wrlt.ton  in almost primary langungo. Vot  Lincoln was nblo to oxprcBS himself  as no othor literary man ot bis tlmo.  Such is tho powor of doalro.  Father will splash around in two  feet of water and ruin a good suit of  clothes to uavo articles in a Strang-  or's liouiio during a? thirty oont firo.  But If tho pan undor the icebox flows  I ovor ho will (Jo upstairs and wake  Hmdthor ao Bho can como down and  mop lt up.  oi m  Judge, said tlio forowoman ot .tho  Jury of ladies, wo want to spoak to  you about that Bealod verdict wo Jutal*  rendered?  Woll, ladles?  Can wo unaoal It and add a postscript?  n  Can anyone namo a liquid that tioeu  not freeze? asked tho rcnohor.  There wnfl a inoment'ii silence, then  on excited llttlo volco In tho rear of  the room answered cn.erly: Plcnro,  ��������� nnf-lir-r   hot-wii! er.  wny v-nn ii- in >������-���������.���������'**��������� j ������*"  -���������---   cash to uudciKo an operation?  1  gucrvH  it wub becouco    tho    sur-  g������.i.,,'.    '.'ir.-  wautcd to ko to. Europe.  I  I  Keeping the Body in Repair  Nature intended that the body ahould do Ua own  repairing���������and it would do so were it not for the  fact that most ofua live other than a natural life.  Naturo didn't Intend that wo should wear corsets, tight collar* or  shoos, nor live In badly ventilated and draughty houses, nor eat and  drink sonts ot ih* things thnt w* do, no-r rid* io ������Umi curs wfeaa w������ uurald waUc.  Tlm constquencs la that th������ body t������hon it ff������t_ not at ordsr wtut look far tmt-  nl-Jo help to makn thn beccaaary rep-Una.  For w������ak at_m_cb������ _b_ Urn indlffoatlon ordytpepalareraUbiff, _ad t-������lB������ltlt������4������  of dlsaases followino; f her������rromuno rnodieinn ran bn mora _<iani��������� bin m ss ������_uu4������������  -jent than DR. PIKKOE'S dOLOEia MEDICAL DISOOVEJIY.  Thut tmmoam _u^U������'_ piwAvflpUcA !,*��������� b������������JJ lW������r���������-_&*>������*J--- xmi ZTiT CO "rftATS,  and is today iuat������~ big a auecesa. fUatorca m healthy nppatiU. ClnnaMii tltn UmmL  8tr������ngtb������ns ih* _������������������**#������������������,. lUgnlates -stomach and livar.   Daauutd tba original.  !?r.   ??ltt1f^*^??  ���������j_?������������1***f������  TWshII4������������1  Dlsu-n^remr  ������*-������- ������- m Sm_mmSJS 0*** ITmMx** f������NH   -������  ���������_������_!#������������ t*   BaTA_l-ltM_l  10 *n*^a'nt. ������Um������i tu ta������ Mat nf aialHiut ���������*U# an m trt* eapy of Dr. PljrcVa Conj.  an lladieal A-visar. 1008 pasran,eUthlwunS.   A-draaa Ur. PWrr.. n,������T_lo, IJ. Y.  I ;'*������S'';''!>,yi>r  TH__ 1U_ VIEW, CRESTOK,,B.?;Ci ���������  ^rSr#r^^^^^^^i^^^^^fi-_____l  .^'',^'"~.~''.'.^>*w:;^i":r.M;i^^^^^   '-. '���������/r-7:'"^7'?!iisggp#^Jt������|^M  .    -���������' '.   ���������.���������':>vv"V(-*A".������J**.r?<'%^^  ��������� ��������� "^"," :.* .'���������������������������-���������vv**,i"^*'i*'-vr^^^^^  ���������.??' ?' ??���������:.:;.:- YYY 7??������:?SfiMft^i^M  ??Y?;??t������|������|g||  y^/.���������i?^::HliiiM  /  / .-'.'rr'^^gjj  ^ #7/'  ���������    F������ur m<wo* *������<*** if Gin Pills do not curt.  R.Hets_natism  When the Kidneys fail todo their ���������������&_ or discharging  the uric acid from the svstem. the result is rheumatism,  until the ICldaeys resume this work in a natural health  w������y, no cure t* possible.  Gin Fills  cure rheumatism quickly aad for" all time because they  are the most perfect Kidney Correctiveeverdiscoverad.  From all Druggists, 50 eta. per bos.  oifor Ja. 50 or direct fross jgj  Hatlanal Orug and Chsaleal Cc��������� of Canada Uiaitwl.   ���������   Ter������!-\  Train and Track  In Cleveland the car- are operated  as pay as you enter in the morning  and pay as you leave iu the evening.  /This is said to facilitate transportation.  Plans for electrifying all railroads  isa the vicinity of St. Petersburg by  harnessing the falls of a river contemplate transmitting the current at  400,000 volts, tha heaviest voltage ever  attempted.  Berlin is now in proud possession of  the largest and best arranged street  car depot In the world. It is located  on the eastern outskirts of tho city,  where It? has been-in process of building* for several years. Five hundred  large electrlo cars can be accommodated upon twehty-sbc lines Which are  laid abreast.  Uncertain  a   wooden   tub  ---the   life   of  or   pail, y  Save time���������temper~-dolIara--hy using  JB?utensils that seem to never irear ������ut  Made off  - ? _  ie _  jsady's FiDreware  Ask Your Dealer ^^  Just as good ������_  Eddy's Matcfesa  Farm Lands  We have a number-of clients with cash and clear title Winnipeg property who are willing to exchange for good values In improved or unimproved farm lands. State all particulars of anything you have to offer.  To the large or. smali investor we have some choice propositions to offer, choice acre Iqts close to Portage Avenue   car line,. S-i00;  cash  S2K  balance   ������10 per month. 33 ft. lots well treed, close in, handy 'co car lino!  Price. ������200 per lot, $10 cash and ?10 per month.   Send us particulars of  what you have for sale in farm land or city property.  SCOTT,   HILL AND CO.,  22 Canada Life?Buiiding. Winnipeg Agents wanted at all points?  EXPECTEttDEATH  F-WPAYTODAI^  Another Case Where Life Was Saved  and Health Restored by  Nerviline  We have all read and heard of tho  agonies of sciatica, but only those who  havo been tortured by this dread malady can fully appreciate what it must  mean to be cured after years of suffer-  jing.  It Is because hg feels it his solemn-  duty to tell to the world his faith in  iierviline. that Victor P. Hires makes  tho following decoration. "For three  years 1 was in tho Royal Mail service,  and in all kinds of weather had to  meet the night trains. Dampness,  coid, and exposure brought on sciatica that affected my left side. Some  times an attack would come on that  made me powerless to work. I was  so nearly a complete cripple that I  had to give up my job. I was In despair, completely cast down, because  ths money I had spent on trying to  get well -was wasted. I was speaking to my chemist one day, and he recommended 'Nerviline.' I had this  good liniment rubbed on several times  a day and got relief. > I continued this  treatment four months ahd was cured.  I have used all kinds, of liniments,  and can truthfully say t_at Nerviline  is far stronger, more penetrating and  infinitely better than anything else  for relieving pain. I urge everyone  with lumbago, neuralgia, rheumatism,  or sciatica, to use Nerviline. I know  it.will cure them."  * Get  Nerviline  to-day,  large  family  size, 60c;  trial size, 25c;  all dealers  Ship your Furs and Hides to  B. LEVINSON,  281^2^ ^lexandirAvel, Winnipeg  Writ.^for Price?tist ant-'Shipping  Tajs  REST AND HEAtTHTO MOTHER AND 6HIIB.  Mus. Winb-ow's Soothino Syrup lias been  tieed for over SIXTY Y������A.RS by MIlXlONS ot  MOTHERS for tlielr CHILDREN \VK_WS  TKKTHINO. with PERFECT SUCCESS.' R  SOOTHES the CHILD. SOFTENS tlie GUMS,  AU,AYS all PAIN CURES WIND COLIC, and  ie the best remedy ior Jul AKKHOCa. it is ttb-  oolntelv harmless. Be sure and aslc for "Mra.  Winslo'w's Soothing Syrup," and take BO Otrct  kind. Twenty-live cents a bottle.  Who's to Blame?  Little Boy���������Mother,    did    grandpa  thrash daddy when he was   a   little  boy?-.' ..,,-;- -.- -..        5   .-������������������  . Mother���������Yes.  Boy���������And did his father thrash him  when he was a little boy?  -*<r_xl. ...       tr__,  iuGium ��������� AtsS.  Boy���������And did his father thrash him^  .   Mother���������Yes.  Boy���������Well, who started this thing  anyway.  i-P!-  Y��������� and Kingston, uanada.  Suffolk      TOT   ***v,  HIGH   BLOOD  PRESSURE  It Causes Hardening of ? the?7Arteries  . and Other Grave Trouble^.  Physicians have always studied the  pulse, becaut3*:_'t gives valuable information concerning the body's con_l-  tion of herdth or disease.- But it is  oniy recently that they have begun to  use the term blood pressure frequently, and to regard the amount of that  pressure as of great impdrtahce. That  is because they now have instruments  for accurately measuring the pressure  which previously they could only estimate by .feeling the pulse. :.,. ?       :y ������������������  .Blood pressure or the degree of tension of the?Jolood ?cui*rent within the  arteries is chiefly significant;because  a permanent increase In it is quite  sure to be followed in time by hardening of the arteries and by tha degeneration ordiseaSe of importaht organs,  especially the kidneys.  The blood pressure is increased by  a number of causes that increase the  force of the heart beat or that.contract the smaller blood vessels. Any  excitement���������anger, 307, fear, nervousness���������raises it temporarily. But tbat  is of little importance unless the emotion Is frequently repeated or unless  the person already has diseased arteries. The blood pressure that Is permanently high is more serious. That  comes from long continued mental excitement, such as worry, business anxiety or political strife or from tho action of certain- poisons that are formed In the system and not properly excreted.  These poisons come from the waste  products of digestion, especially In  largo meat eaters. They raise the  blood pressure by causlngTthe smaller  arteries to contract.  In small amounts these poisons are  excreted at once, but in persons who  eat large quantities of meat, especially of beef and mutton���������poultry "and  fish are less harmful���������-they ar������ sometimes formed in amounts so largo that  the kidneys, cannot dispose Of them  promptly. When this happens, especially if It occurs In a person who is  under a constant mental strain, liko  tho politician, th������ financier . or the  chronic worrier, there is grave danger  of a permanently hig_ blood pressure  and, following that, of hardening of  the : arteries and of kidney disease,  mental disturbance or apoplexy. *  If you must worry bo a vegetarian;  if you must eat meat do so only once  a day or, better still, every other day.  ���������J:i Stek-ead-ches���������neuralgic headaches���������splitting,  blinding headaches���������all vanish when you taka  Na-Dru-Co Heads-cite Wafers  They do not contain phenacetln, acetanDld,  morphine, opium or any ether dangerous drug.  25c. a box at your Druggist's, S23  Hational Dr-jo a Ohemicsl Co: spCara.*. umit-6.  Sams Reason  Young Betts bad Just told his mother of his engagement to a charming young woman who was not blers-  ed with much of this world's goods,  and he met with immediate objection.  Now, mother dei.r, said tho young  man, don't ho augry with ras for falling in lovo with her. Besides, you  were a poor girl when you first met  Yes, replied Mrs? Betts, so I was.  But so ivas youi* father. And I married him because 1 knew he would  succeed.  Well, mother, ho said, and she' is  going to marry me bocauso he did���������  don't you soe?  ���������Willie���������Paw, what is the smoke nuisance?  ���������  Paw.���������The follow who    is    always  borrowing niacchos, my -son.  Here, a chance  for you to buy  yoiur range from  lho factory ond  save 30%���������to  buy it on easy  terms and to get  the very range  yoii would chnone, even if you  had to pay tha retail price.  Our free book chows you  exactly what tho range Ss like. It de-  icribcw each point cUaily, and wo  auarante* our rang* to b<e Juat  ������������������ represented.  You rniglit ai well w*/e ilm leUil  profit.    Mail tha coupon to-day.  Dominion Pride  ange  JPoliihed  steel body���������  unbiuaktbU  door* ami  cailimpi���������  . beautifully  fcfc -Ickcllcd  Cinisa    ^^  Mallaaala 4   S>m_  tleel lania Mf|. ^Wj  Ca., limilal, Bihawa,  ft*M������ ������������aa U������o->  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia  Prematura  A New York lawyer tells of an English widow, who by reason of certain  legal complications, found it necessary  to retain a distinguished attorney to  represent her in the adjustment of her  late husband's estate.  You will, said the attorney, during  the course of their consultation, you  will get your third out of tho estate.  Oh! exclaimed tho widow aghast,  how can you say such a thing, with  niy second scarcely cold In his grave!  tt     -41\A1T      \.m      mm*  ...       Mv    XgUlf  Worm a In children  attended to, cause convulsions, and  often death. Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator will protect the children  from these distressing afflictions.  A man who wont away from homo  some time ago to attend a convention  was struck with the beauty of tho little town In which tho gathering was  held. Ho had plenty of tlnae and in  wandering about walked into the villa go ccmetory. It was a beautiful  place, and ho walked around among  tho graves. Ho saw a monument,  one of the largest in th������ cometory,  and road with uurprlso tlio Inscription  on Ik:  A Lawyer and an Honest Man.  Tho man scratched his bond and  looked nt tho monumont again. Ho  read the Inscription over and ovor.  Thon ho walked all around tho monumont and oxaminod tho gvavo closely.  Another man in tho cemetery approached nnd askod him:  Havo you found tho gravo of an  old friend ?  No, said tbo man, but I was wondering how they camo to bury those two  fellows in ono grave.  Quite Oid  Tha maiden lady of uncertain age  became indignant when   tho    census  takes asked her age.  "t���������\*-3        m-*rsmm        <-���������>_*.        ->_���������*,-%        n>> *������1 rm       TIAvf       rl i-iffl* *?  JU/ltX       JfUKA      O'-'O       -Lt-XJ-       ���������������)*.-.O       _--<__-W       %������***_.   *  she asked; the Hill twins?  Certainly, replied tbe census man.  And did they tell you their age?  Yes.  Well,-she snapped, as she shut the  door in his face, I am just as old  they are.  Oh, very well, said the census man  to, himself, and he wrote down in his  book: jane Johnson���������as oid as the  Hills.  Doubled Order  A salesman had taken a large or-  juet- In the north of Scotland ior a  consignment of hardware, and endeavored to press upon tho canny  Scottish manager who had given the  order a box of Havana cigars.  Naw, ho replied. Don't try to bribe  a man. 1 couldna* tak' thent���������-and I  am a Tmember of the. kirk.  But will you accept them as a present?  I couldna, said the Scot.  Well, then, said the traveler, sup-  pose^.I sell you the cigars for. a, nominal sum���������say 'sixpence?? ?;? ?  Weel, then, said the Scot, sltfce you  press nie, and no' liking to refuse an  offer  weel  meant,  I  think  I'll  tak'  Once an old Scotch" weather prophet at Whittingham Informed Mr.  Balfour that it's gaun to rain seventy twa days, sir.  Come, come, said the statesman,  surely tbe world was entirely flooded  in forty days?  Aye, aye, was the response, but the  warld wasna sae weel drained as it  is noo.  R  Nti  A4_r*M���������������������������  W.  N.  U  Squandered on Pleaaur*  Thoy toll of an old chap In Bradford who mado his wlfo keep a cash  account. Each woob ho would go  over lt. -rrrowHng nnd ft-rumbllne*. On  ono such occasion ho del'vered himself  ot tho following:  Look hero, Sarah; mustard plasters,  GOc; throo tooth extracted, ?_. There  is $2.G0 In one\ woek spent for your  own prlvato plcftsuvo. Do you think  I am mudo of money?  A curbui'bau inhibitor during hla  discourse one Sabbath morning snld:  }r\   rroH*.   1*t*|p./l*������   ������*,f   r*Tf*ri.i<   Hinr/A   If.   ������   r-ny  mon. Tho following d������y ono of ills  fle-ek dlHcovorod the good rninn push*  ing u lawn mowor about his ������uiden  and pnuBod to say: Well, pnison, I'm  glad  to  seo you engnged  ln  cutting  He Gets tV-i Prlza  Thero nro many wjiys In which a  mau  may idiow  poor  Juilgmont.  but  the prize hi-longa to tho mon who'buys  nn nuto in order * ^ ������avo hIioo leather.  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  Baby's Own Tablets are the best  medicine a mother can give her little  ones. They aro absolutely safe, being guaranteed by a government analyst to contain neither opiates, narcotics nr or.hflr hnrmful drugs. They  are good for all children from the  newborn babe to tbe growing child.  They euro constipation, indigestion,  expel v������*orms, break up colds and make  teething easy. In fact they are a  euro for all tho minor ills ot little  ones and a box should always be kept  In tho house aa a safeguard against  sudden attacks ot stomach or bowel  troubles. Mrs. J. P. Richard, St. Nor-  bert, N.B., says: "I havo found Baby's  Own Tablets all that is claimed for  them. My baby suffered from his  stomach and bowels and the Tablets  certainly did hlni good." They aro  sold by nil modlclno dealers or by  mall at 2Gc a box from Tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  He wag undeniably from far beyond  the suburbs, and as he was walking  along a city street he stopped in front  *T"Tl*_      -���������i'wo*  fir.- angles bouse and looked  Mario's Great Record  Mario, tbo singer, who dloil In 1883,  appeared in London, his favorite city,  for thirty-two years, during which  tlmo bo appeared ln forty-Blx parts,  a record which has novor been ap-  proachod by any other nrtlnt.    -m  , 1 1, ., . 1   ��������� 1.  in 1    .  The Proven Asthma Remedy. Since  asthma existed thoro has boon no lack  of much heralded romodles, but thoy  havo proved short lived and worth-  loss, Tho ovor-growlng reputation of  Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma romody  has glvon It a place In tho field of  medicine which no other oan np-  nrnnpli. Tt has -nover been pimhofl by  sonstttlonal mothoilH, but has simply  gone on effecting relief ami malting  ,now convovtM.  in.  Have many fires in this town? ho  asked.  Yes, we havo them pretty often, replied the fireman.  Ever try to see how quick you can  hitch up?  Oh. yes.  At that moment an alarm came in.  At the flrst stroke of the gong the  men rushed to their horses, the doors  of the stalls opened and within a few  seconds men, horses and cart were  speeding down the street.  The young ������nan watched tho proceedings with admiration. Well, ho  exclaimed, when speech returned,  there ain't mauy towns whore they'd  go io mi ihat trouble lo show a straa-  ger what they can do.  S, 1  ���������������      .-_--������������������������������ 1 ���������������������������  1��������� ���������Hi mmm   1 ������������������������  A Connecticut man, while visiting  New York, decided that ho needed a  bulldog at his country home, and his  wife and son admtttod that he did.  Unfortunately, however, the threo  could not ngreo In a cholca so finally  tho other bought throo doga, tho so-  lection of each, from three different  dealers.  As tho family wero to spond tho  summer ln th_ Whlto Mountains ho  gavo Instructions to havo tho dogs  shipped to his destination thore, at  tho samo tlmo hiring tho stablekcopor  at tho hotel to bo on tho lookout for  the ciogs and to care for them until  he arrived. A few days later ho received this roply:  Dear Sir���������Your throe bulldogs arrived aU right last night on tho same  train. 1 locked them up together last  night in a. box stall. Yours truly,  Sam Whoolor.  P.S,���������Wo Imvo only one box stall.  P.S.���������xou will havo to buy somo  moro bulldog a.  In tbe Marshes -**  What mnkon you stand on one foot  and move your olioiildera* ln that way?  asked tbo snipo.  Woll, ropllod tho crane, there's no  chance* of my learning to alng. 00 I  am practicing to neo it 4 can't become  a cli.nulcr dancor.  Try Murine   Eye Remedy  tf   vnn*  Iii*"-,-!*   VfmA ti W/������������������������*���������'    W������ln-i' ���������p.'f.s  or Granulated Kyelids.    Docnn't Smart  -UOUK-H    iiyo   i'ttlll.      uniggiKiy    iSVtli  A Now Jersey man recently reached  tho conclusion that bis eight-year-old  boy is a trifle too bright.  At dinner one ovening the fathor  had beon entertaining a number of  frlonds from Philadelphia with a funny utory. Thia waa at dennort. Tho  youngstor had been vory quiet whllo  eating his pvovlous courueo; but hero  ho arouo to tho occasion in tluo stylo.  When tho laughter induced by hla  fathor'B humor bud ceiiuod, tho boy,  with a flno affectation of delight,  ,.,,i,������.  w .* * 1. ���������  Now, dud, do toll tho other ono!  "New Rival"  Black Powder. Shells  The superior shooting' of Winchester "New  Rival" shotgun shells is due to the Winchester method of construction and  loadings -which has been developed  diiringf over forty years of manufacturing in a country where shotgun  shooting is a science.   Loaded shells  that meet the exacting conditions of  American  sportsmen  are  sure  to  satisfy anvfcddy.     Tiry "New Rival"   =  shells   and  then  you'll  understand.   ������  X0OOK FOR TMM SMtiD W ON THJ$ BOX  i  I  FARMERS  Can ������lway������ maks sure of' Betting.-the highest   arises for  BARLEY and FLAX, by shipping their car lots to    FORT  PORT ARTHUR and having them sold on commission by  WHEAT,  WILLIAM  AND  THOMPSON,  SONS  AND COMPANY  THE  WELL-KNOWN   FARMERS'   AGENTS  ADDRESS   700-703 V..   GRAIN   EXCHANGE,   WINNIPEG  THE   WO^LDFAMOUS  REPUTATION  tnt?      *T_JTG'  ���������*jS        j. siSJ  1  ftetBi  igll  is fully maintained In tho magnificent new (1913) on������ class cabin (H)  twin screw steamers "Andania" and "Alaunia."  MAGNIFICENT APPOINTMENTS.  _rOU__e,   Gymnasium,  Drawing-room,   Smoking-room.       Open and  Covered  Promenades.   Spacious  Staterooms.   Orchestra.  SPECIAL   CHRISTMAS    SAILING     DECEMBER     9th,   from  Portland to  Liverpool.    New (1018) 3.8. "'Alaunia" carrying one class   cabin   (II)   and"  third class only.    Early application for reservation Is recommended.  For particulars of sailings and services from Montreal, Portland, Boston  and New York apply to 1/ocal Agents, or -  f'". .T.HB'. CUNARD STEAMSHIP CO., LTD., 304  Main  Street, Winnipeg.  ./fowi  p  ���������Am    flpw  Send us your name, aaa address and w������ will  put you on our mailing llst���������-It*s free.   Let us  fceepjrou posted on market (brice_- for grain.  Personal attention given to selling and grading of all  oars. Our Oar Tracing and Claim Departments -work Jn our  cMenttf Interests. We have every facility Sor prompt service and  we get best results for shippers.  >     Send to-day tor a supply of sample bags and deal with &  nraa "whose business has been built uo-by .satisfied customers.  CENTRAL GRAIN COMMNY,  _ COMMISSION MERCHANTS  -7Ma GRAIN EXCHANGE      -     WINNIPEG  Paid-up Capital, $150,000  References,     any     Bank ti.',  Commercial Agency.  NEARLY ALWAYS SOME BAD JUDGMENT  BUT NOT, IF YOU SHIP YOUR GRAIN TO  Canada Atlantic Grain Co., Limited  GRAIN COMMISSION   MERCHANTS  Grain   Exchange       ���������       -       Winnipeg,   Man.  Licensed���������Bonded '        - - Established  1910  ���������S-  $700 IN CASH PRIZES CAN BE WON WITH A LOAD OF 15 STEJERS  at the  FOURTH   ANNUAL  TORONTO  FAT  STOCK SHOW  UNION STOCK YARDS, TORONTO  SATURDAY AND MONDAY/BEC. 6-8, 1913  There are. other Liberal  Prizes offered.���������Entries close NOV. 25, 1913,  For  all   Information   address C. F. TOPPING, Secretary.  Union Stock Yards, Toronto  EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:  Robert Miller   J, H. Aahcraft, Jr.,   J.   W. Wheaton   Martin Gardhouce  Stove Polish  ^[Winner at theRanie  A Paste Ithb F. F. DalleyG* tmlNo Dust  NoWA-TEI   HAMILTON. CANADA  iNoRgftT  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmammmmm  On tho stoamor the UlUo bi-UUs was  very much concerned nbont her lnm-  band who was troubled with dyspep-  SHIP YOUR GRAIN  TO  PETER   JANSEN   COMPANY  Oraln Commliilon Merchants  Make Bills Xjadln-*t; reads Tort Arthur or Fort William.  Co., Winnipeg.  Liberal Advances Prompt Returns  WinnlptOi Manlt'������l������a  I-foHf/ r.ter J*n������ca  ���������������������������t tirades  i   i    'i-i'irr"* ***  No Wonder  You are always te^^, about the  hlBh cont or llvlni?.vlllK"T'������V  Well, that's ahouCv ..   T  home. MI    l  I'Totn your, wlfr.?  'hcj'ii  II  No, from iny wire's L,,,..  vihk with biin, you $t;|;';  \V������ nn  The  Worry Fiend  IIo'p always finding aomelhln*,* i.ow,  lo worrv abonl.  VVbat'e bin IntoBt?  He's afraid thnt If bi������ef froen In a  Ttl'-OUCJ" -1 PO"*! bla doctor will i*-ro-  sctlbe !ijJ_"eo llmea a day.  Murine  Eve  ftemedy Co,,  ChlotiMe  *\l\-     !|..c;?,'i...ll      l.r  neaHlcktieUH,  cujiliiln.  ill ...���������*. ���������    ll-,1.1a    Iii  rcinarlced    the  Mmlue Eye ftemedy. Liquid   25c, 50c.  ��������� "'tll| '"^^'',l "'��������� , ,l "'"'   t?"lnV "  Murine Kye Salveyiu Aeeptic Tube*,,.^;   Lo.u]a y������nlfl U  _5c.   SOc.    Itve  !������oob*j  I'm by Moll.   ,nrp1a8ft (,r n11 attack?  AniK.n.^o^*^Aii^..uuiH-dr.,.        ''bnt  won't   ho  uero-wiry,  imulam,  rcpllod lliu eii(itiiln;   hr* will do It.  MI f\ -* ��������������� I ii n    II rtr������������7  *" T |WH rci  Tluvj.lowmnn ploil. thr      h       , uw]  inIre; J  TIbi llfo \* rlull .mrl V    .  Tho poor ciin|)HiutftiJJJJt    ,,  i Crovyamy-^Mi'!*- -a-iiiui.  i ......  I uu you i'i-iiu i������uv������ w������ * ,,,.i.*f um  Walew   in  leiirnlhc  to  piny, the bng-  Ni>. Tlu- lirllhih royal *fnw-y wll|  i\n too fur one of thoBi* dn.vt*. and th������n������  will bo a lovolu'.ou  il ,1  'Sill  iii  ������i  ii  8!  S'l  Tt_-_"  JLJ.__  VJIVJHIK/ - VJ.1  i*UJL^ ��������������� ll'J TV 9  ������  ���������������������������������iii'ini iiirTTni���������m��������� ,_������>  ���������mil ftnrrr i i'Jtmra������i_iM���������������M������������������i^M  ^���������^^^^^^^{i  mwmimNWMMW*  ./5~ IE  Xi      '~-**V  Do  "*_      7*"  -_jy__ojy_y_yr  ���������""I_IMIf ���������%��������������� |  i our  Am a  in  -���������wt l_^  WE HAVE FOR THE LADIES  Silk.   Linen,   and   Fancy   Lace Collars.  Silk Ties,   Fine Belts,  Handkerchiefs.  Silk Waists, Shawls   and   Scarfs.  Gloves in   Silk,   Kid   Moca  and   Wool.  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Subscription rates $2.00 a year in  advance. Onr columnB are open to contributions dealing in matters of local interest and the welfare of the community. Ormtributions must be brief and  signed.  A.'B. S. Stanley  Editor and Manager  "Canada* s  greatness   lies  shipbuilding  in the performances of the past and  the days when the forests  provided the material, but  it is gratifying to note what  has been accomplished in the  present with the change to  steam and steel. We Axe too  young a country to sit and  Wood over ancient glories  and there are ample evidences  that a new and greater shipbuilding industry will shortly  arise in this country.���������Mr.  F.-Willtam Wallace, editor  of the  Canadian Fisherman.  manufacturing industries has  been rapid. In the United  States alone the latest census  discloses the existence of  more than six hundred thousand manufacturing and mechanical establishments. The  total aunual output is valued  at over #15,000,000 and the  capital employed by this  myriad of  working  concerns  Liberal leaders well know  the strength of Mr. Borden  with the Canadian peopie.  and it is impossible for them  to conceal their wish that  something might occur to  bring about his retirement.  They know very well that  so long as Mr. Borden retains  his present popularity and  continues to conduct the  affairs of the country in so  statesmanlike a manner' the  Liberal party is doomed to  wander in the cool shades  of opposition. Mr. Borden  knows he is right, and he  knows the people knows he  is  right.���������Phoenix Pioneer.  GUY   LOWENBERG  Consulting Engineeb  .  :reston.  B.C:  ���������jab; h; scH6Fifett>:  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance  REAL ESTATE, Eto.  TRAIL       -       -       -   B.C.  Church  Notices  Bring in Your Renewal of  Subscription to the-  CANADIAN  Transfer of License  Liquor Lioenso Act (section 48)  Notico is horoby givon that, on tho  First day of December next,  npplion-  is    over    $10,000,000,000    ail-  tion will bo mado to tho Superintend.  ent of Provincial Poiioo for tho trans-  nuallv.  Charles H. Green, chief  of the department of Manufactures of the Panama-Pa-  cific International Exposition  has received word fro rn Kv-  hibitors all over the wor.l/l'  aiid is assured of chic of the  most    remnrViM,.    *v%ii,.,.-;..-  j*l m i ��������� W*i T *s,  m ���������������  -m       ...    i  L������j_ wot m\s ivianu  factories   ever    assembled.  ^:������$*r - developenicut   of   the  There seems to be a reason  for the tone of the baseless  rumors circulated by the  Liberal press to the effect  that the prime minister.  Right Honorable R. L. Borden, would retire in the near  future, ni^^jl coupled with  ���������H* that Mr. Bor  ],L.0ith   was precarious.  Both   tfcsc    rc'Ports   were  0.1.... t..,   1   a without* fnntirli'-m'ti  in tact, aii'��������� 'uc M' J������������������c������iou_  as   to  c\pdjfie   thc   ������10t������vc.  The LiberV1 Press and ihe  t.hi-"'  jf'fiTi  den's  .0-0  wus  \  Per of tho license for tho sale of Liquor  by retail in nnd upon tbo promises  known as tho Kitohonr-r Hotel, sltunto  at K-tohonov, British Co umbia, from  Gust. Andoon to Lonn Andcon. Administratrix of Kitchener British Columbia.  Dated this 21st. Day of Nov H)lil.  (SlciN-U) Lonu Andcon  Administratrix  Applioant for Transfer.  V/'.* have been rt'tjucul I'd \.u j>uIiH:*!*i  a warning to huntHiiuMi thnt. the  ���������plieiiiMUUi aro protected and thai, anyone shooting them b-nvi'H liiniNoir ojhmi  to ������-������i"n','"'������iiHori.    Nollriifi \<\ \\i\n   ������'(fi.f>������  \i']\\   ,i������,������\ii.ni>' ll) n  fv-W   A'i*'.i   III  11M  mill'.  . . . I '  intuit pburort. At thu (iii-hhiiI tlinn the  binlM have Hpi-oad out and bavo boon  uoon juj far away na Duck Ci-i-ok.  xu-fiiOmai. "jHut-tcti ...  Publio Worship, 10;80.aud 7:80 P^M..  Sunday Sohool and Adult Bible Class  11:30 A. M *  Come and you will bemnde welcome  Fred L. Carpenter  Pastor  1-ltESBYTEUIAN   CllUHCII  Service ovory Sunday   at   11 a. 111.  aud 7:B() p. 111.  Sabbath School a(,2:H0 p. 111.  Adults Biblo OJiihh moots ovory Thursday evening. ���������  W. G. Br.Aici8  Minislov  CATHOLIC CHURCH  Mass 10:30  Bonodiotoin H;.'i0 _  IS vory first, Sunday of tho month.  -'nMior,InlmO. M. 1.  Sunday School every Sunday at 2:iTI0  Idle Money  If you have a few hundred  or A few thousand dollar_  t It nt iu Idle, you can put It to  work carnlnj!; you %ood Inter-  e������t by plocln-*** 1*1 Money to  Loan Ad. In our Classified  Want Columns;  Peoole wltfi _llt-edtre collateral often require ready  cnaii hiui wtn pny uoiHi in-  tereat for It. Put your money  to work.  txmnm*,.* *m������. ft *������ *mmm  mmmammmmammmmma  Eastern  Excilfsioris  * ��������� Daily'December 1" to'81.  .. ���������., I?irst Class round trip fores ^     ]  JTrom CRESTON.to  TORONTO, HAMILTON, SARNIA,  WINDSOR.. -*.������������������    '1-'������������������������������������ ��������������������������� ���������->���������������������������        IJtSl 00  MONTIIKAL, OTTAWA, BELLEVILLE, KINGSTON. '     |80Q0  ST  JOHN, MON.qTONi. - ��������� . -MOO.00  HALIFAX. ��������� ������������������- ���������������������������-"���������'  9105 0-  CorroH|ion<linK faros from othor points  to stiilions iu ONTAltlQ,,^QUEBEC,  and MARITIME PROVINCES,  Return limit throo' months.  Stop ovor and oxtonslon prlvib-Ros*  -.   ���������    ,.     ���������- ���������������������������* < o*        ��������� !���������       ^ * ���������   ��������� ' '        '  Bookl-t" of i information, fiom . any  Oiuituliiin Pnoido Agont.  1   Eii'iairo  lo-j-i^diiiK   throngh.:tourist  sleeping earn.' - .. ;.  SPECIAL FARES IN CONNECTION WITH ATLANTIC SAILINGS  NOVEMBER 7 to DECEMBER 81.  SYNOPSIS OF 66___ SliNlG- REQU ]  ?,,;._    ...... .LAMOWa**.:-: ..*���������;���������������*?.'��������� ...  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba-, Seakatohewan and' Alberta  the TYukon^ Territory, the. Northi-westi  Territories and in a* portion.' of thePtv-l  Jinoe of BrdtiBji QpAnmhio������ may _elea_e4*i  fnv  a   term of twenty-ope .yearra.'ati  annual rental of '^r'__i 'Hioro.  IjTofcj  for  an  Excursions to the  United States  Dl.li^     XJUiflllllll 1-4'     1     III,   ol,'  Low fli-H* *'iiHH riiuinl trip fares to  poluliH in MINNESOTA, ILLINOIS,  MFHSOUIU,   NEBRASKA   and   WIS-  ...1..1    wiviiii   *������HUJi������r  nr"iW������1V  1,1.. 11 , .*������������������., r.     .,  or  R   DAWSON, ;    ���������     ' '    .  Diidi-k't l-aHH'UiKiu' Aucoi't,  Oa!_Ary, AlbeVtn  more thau 3,560 aores M-ill too leased  one applioant.   . ...  AppReation fdr iv*lea&e 'must be'made  by^he applicant in person to. the Agent  or Hub-Agent of the dist?*ct is ���������������������*���������������������  fche riRhteapplied foraresittiated.^'   -,  ��������� r? en_X^._ *&*#&& **? da������d mtwt  be desoribed by seofions.   er logat S"u_������  divisions Of Beotidn-i ������nd lit* uDsUrvinviull  territory the traot applied for sbal^.o-  sfcaked out by the applioant himself.   '���������  Each application muBt bo aoooriipanied  by a fee of $5 whloh will bo -refunded lt  the rights applied for are no* available  but not otherwise.   A royalty ehnjl bo  paid on the merchantable^ dutput- of tha  mino at tho rote of flvo oente R_r tou. '1  ..' The person operating the miuo ehall  furujish the Agent, with swoin-returne  accounting for the lull quantity of mer  ohantnble ooal mined'nnd par .the roy  alty therqem;   Mt*_;Q^>lW������|t?%_ta  should bo furnished at least onoe a year  Tbo leaso wil) inolude the ooal min*  lug rights only, but'tho leasee may ��������� be  pormittod to purohaso wha'^ver available Burfaoo rights may be considered  noooBBory for tbo wprltjw* of tile mine  at the rato 6f $J0 an,aore.  ,     ...     , ���������  For full i-forhiat'loVh^illoatiOn ehonld  be made to the RAnrAtnr-r o* the Bepnrt-  mont oftho Interior, Ottawa, or to** any  Agout or Sab-Agont of Dooiinibn Lntods  '���������it ��������������������������� :r k: ��������� ��������� W- ".W. OORY> ��������� **.��������������������� ���������  *QW,ntyjMinlBter of the Interior,  2k'������' ���������Bi-nt^JEJWrt-NHwA' publication of  this ndvorfclaomont will not be paid.for.  -80G00.  n._-i  u m���������m  Ummmamm  _H  Nothing- Makes a  Lady look so dressy  Asi..a,  Tai^pr-wa^c  Suit  ,    '.if* ,     , ���������  ��������� I  m*   W  a% Mm  i.i u j** m  Tr&PI ��������� a m   &i   ...  IIIV1II  w1 ^"l   1SF ��������� Ff   W    W    ��������� (^^  ** 1111 ������.ii  Artist ln Ladles and Gouts Attire '  Stanley St.        Nelson B.C*  UluHJt WMUIIUJ lUiii ,������J������HUtUi< ilium  : 7���������v^ii.ifciMttttka*���������*^*..^.^,  MUM! _?_-i-"flN^  _!__-_-__--^___________-  -IStI'^?!!  ^:^;^4p;.7'.Y^^Y;^Y^t  MS VALUE IS MNOWN  ^^^Sffl^ili  "*   CAPITAL, ^15,000,004;  REST, $12^54*0,000  1������JL VT IY** JU_ A  _^_ T> T"_ 1_* ������_������ CS  VP ������_. U J__? __������13?  Issued by The Canadiaik Bank of Commerce, are a soU^.cos^tsnh^atfiad  inexpensive -method of remitting' small sums cf money. These -O-ders,  payable without charge at any bank in Canada (except, in ."the Yakon  Territory) ������_������I in the principal cities ofthe United States, ara issued at  the foUowing rat^s:  ^^andunder    3 cent*  Over    8 aUd.sst exceeding SI������    S    ������*  ���������������    10    ��������������������������� ������������������ 30 10    ���������������  SO      ������������    * *��������� 50 15     *���������  ���������st  ;"iy>"������j.'-^.-|;   if',   n,,   i'..i  mAA^i,  feta-fitttP-**  '7:Vr?;rY^i3^^|^iy  ??Y?^?������aSiii������...  ������������������--"/.#*"��������� -,''Y'''*'>YY.--<-''t-''VV*-:*������,-r;\cU*������-wi,'S*i*3������-^  ^7^s???s������wii  99.  '#_i^- nasfl a itfti^g������  RE&ilTTANCES  ABROAD  eheold be made by means'of our SPECIAL FOREIGN DRAFT8 and SSONE-  OHQBHS.   Issued without delay at reasonable tatss.  Percy B. FowSer, Manager Creston Branch  rSSJSSBSSSS  S____->  ^^]L?-V^^  '^**T  JLvJfcVJL  **}Bi  ��������� (Ten years ago I bought a Guernsey  bull of a fashionable breeder, of world- j  Wide reputation, writes B. SI _>JmIck '  .In' Kimball's   Dairy, Farmer. " ���������This  breeder had bought the bull as a calf  to bead his own herd, but at tho age  cf about a year,the calf developed a ;  aomewhat?dark muzzle, aud aa this ls ���������  not permissible *_������' fashionable Guern-1  .seys the animal was offered to mo as  one of tbe most promising animals of  the breed for practical purposes.   I got  ihe bull* when bo was a year and a  hs.lt old and bred my common cows  for the next three years, tbe tblrd year  Inbreeding to his own heifers.  Jt happened tbat spring tbat tbere  waa a great deai of trouble with calves  alt over the country.   Tbey bad scours  and were weak and puny.    My own  were no exception to the rule, aud I  attributed the troublo to the inbreeding' and _o decided to sell the bull.   1  .got another and have had no trouble >  ���������I sloes' neither havo^my neighbors who  .did not use rmy bull.    I am convinced  now tbat tbe trouble was sot with ths  bn!" or the breeding, as those who had  fhotigu obilfe llu*& uu**; cyst tu:*?* tins much bavo been brought In, anything with tbe blood of my oid bull  '"-oihnihn&H ������ premium over anything  else In-*tbe country today. ��������� Tbe man  that had blm last told me recently thnt  If be could dig him- up alive today be  would willingly ' pa/ ?������.6O0 for bim,  and I believe be Was? worth $5,000 of  any roan's money ^  " We cannot know the rea������.value of a  bull until we have tested "his daughters, and for that reason .when selling  a bull it Is well to reserve tbe right  to buy blm? back If desired when his  daughters have been tested.-  W  /(]>  YOU will make   no- mistake  - when you get off the train  if you tfign the register at  the Qf_stoi| *__x>tel.      T  ten  will substantiate this.   W_  study the comfort of our guests.  rri^t.^. mmmmimmXm       '   im _S- '        '- -111 ������*��������� -       *   '. * "���������       *'  -w iwius hr; wen iurxusnea m  a manner up-to-clate.  __���������_i    ���������*  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  While there are minor differences  In her appearance under different  v���������ireeders and In different countries,  <he Ayrshire cow shows the same  strong breed characteristics ' of  shapely udder, good constitution  and vigorous appetite. She Is a fine  dairy cow under alt- conditions. Jn  Scotland, Canada and the United  States she haa. beep bred not so  much for Individual phenomenal  records, but all along the line she  has been pushed as a cow ?pf uniform dairy superiority. The'*��������� bull  shown Jg Howie's Pizza.way. He is  as'topriotche���������i.  DONT LET CROPS ^F!OH"lV������  Professor Taylor of the. agricultural economics department  of the University of Wisconsin  agricultural experiment station  says no elngre farm /crop grown  ln Wisconsin beeps tbe farm labor busy all the time, but by a  proper combination of crops employment of labor can be extended materially throughout the  year. There are, however, limits  to diversification. For instance,  .coiii and tobacco require labor  ?at the same time for planting  and cultivation and are therefore competing crops, but tobacco furnishes winter employment to labor when there ls a  . scarcity . .of employment, and  therefore to this extent these  crops are noncompetlng or complementary. The; use' of non-  competing .crops. may well extend the operations of the farm.  ���������'���������^hTATSOM  (5 -- -- ���������  ATATIflM    Akin   OTftK.'  winaiwia    nitiur    *j i vrvsix.  ITwo Wsrl? Togathwr fo Bring ursator  Profit'to the Farmer.  In a bulletin of the North Dakota station R. O. Doheghue says of live stock  In the general plan of crop rotation:  "In regions Ygf light rainfall;-the  maintenance of the* organic matter of  eolls is the most practical method of  Increasing their water holding capacity. The plant remains? Straw, stubble, etc., in these sections decay very  Blowly, and much care is necessary In  j fe'hirnlngrdr^ganle'ni-t^r to these soils.  .'.'.'���������If live stock Is fed 6^tbe:farm aa*  i tbe straw and other reftfse are worked  ! Into the manure' it will decay faster  when returned?jto?-the?laud. ;.While"  a rotation can be used with profit  if live stock Is not kept, it is much  easier to return the organic5 matter  contained in the crop residues when  thoy jsve fed oa tbe.farm-  him after had no such trouble, and,I  had justas mubb trouble' with tbe old  cows: as with the daughters.  The party I seld to sold the bull  at auction for $15, although I paid $75  and he paid me the same. The party  tbat bad him last used bim two years?  when he was Jellied by the cars. When  I let blm go I had not yet milked any  of his daughters, but as soon as 1 did  I found that I had lost'a prize in letting       .   ., ,     , .,       ,     ..-.-���������.  .w  the;bull.c i-^/Che/catfes ihat ^ame- .JSm^Jk^^m^ymo^ mxaom .ttei  from~t_e^-i^___hig were even ^tter ^rnH������J thf ^n^ matter ^a;  tban the fir., sradel. Others wbo\--_ Wme^bu^ventnal^ It must be reused him fouid the same thing, and,   turned*    Ir tDot   ^urned   ������"   manure  *^        j-^-j--^- i. ���������-.- ������"^ r~f r^rJrrJ   more expensive methods must be used."  tin  "'Live stock Is not absolutely? _j_Ces-Y  Bary when beglniilng a rotation, but  for the average conditions when tbey  are kept the profits will be greater.   A  THE   HOME  OF   THE  TRANSIENT  _*_  OOMMODIOUQ  SAMPLE  ROOMS  THE B������ST ANO MO  POPULAR H  THE  Run on strictly np-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all depattments* Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort"  and attention given to guests  The bar   is s upplied with  only the best brand of goods.  f  Ppiters Meet Trains  r__  AA*    J*      ������*������LT__5_~_ J_J  MANAGER  I  *K-^'-_5:_B  S^^^S*^i^_S������i__:__^__.   _������__���������__**._������__���������__���������__���������������^.������,  c=^_"   *~" . ��������� .* ��������� ?   *^  mm*   m**. 0B. 00  torn  m  w?  (Jar store  is no^v   filled  beautiful goods and everything is hotfr $  to in readiness for to  SHOPPING I  qx %>hich you knc<w means  that you get ^  ������ better Service and Selections.    We in* %  to  to  ^vite^you to come in and look around��������� to  '*���������'���������".    :���������"   ti-    . -,">.-'������������������' ti 0������k  %\m  to and   suggest making your   selections to  to eatiy. -  to  to  m  to  -   mf *m*-%,\Jt M.-M.  m  hone 51  ouk  *m*s  m^m  to  -igp-  ;^^^^^^*'^**^������r.'sr*������. g.^^g.gv'g^gf*^*:^-  to  __������������������������  __���������  .7  ......ifc'  '^���������^���������^���������aSfr'__>*j&    ffr  QA   &&__L'&--^-S_:__-__:-LU  tiTx\ -^ *^^ -SMS?:���������&'2r.*^^ TJ  ������^       1913        ^^  >*_5 ^S������ -^B> c^H& ^^m "**i���������������^ga> *flffi*> ^R . k.  '^0' ' fil*' ' ^m * _V * _���������*' * **0'  mm* . MR*i* *3mf m*SSS*  XMAS        *  Ltd.  V���������^ J. A A J k_? X* i. i A C^l k3  R  1   1\71  _^w*  uu viiij_i  ���������^,*,_ii->'?'(  artment  New Season's Raisins  Currants  Lemon, Orange, and Citron  tfbjvNtttii"*'  i  jvj Brazil Nut?������  sv   Peanut-.  \l> Biscuits  W Christie's and the National  jg Chocolates  %iy In Bulk or Fancy  .*.���������    Pavm    *frr**r*    rr\ ft*  \*t ' .';"���������'  ^-M      Figs and Dates  Sbeiied Almonds  bo.^ Walnuts  Filberts  wainuts. -  Almondfl  Ladies'     and  Sweaters  Children's     Cardinal     all  Wool  Gloves  at  a5 to  30 cents  Boys   wool lined   Bronko  Mitts 35 cents  Ladies' Wool Gauntlet Gloves at 85 cents  also   Mocha   Gloves   in  Gauntlet and other styles  Fancy   Handkerchiefs   for  Meu> Women and Chil-  rl������>j&tii  T a������������������*������      Qjllr      mt-0*  mqm. *f im|     <mmmmxm*    -  to    *<  irom o,yi. cents to $1.00  Ailover laces at 50, 60, .70  and 1.50 per yard  Velvets   in   Qreen,   Blue,  Brown, Cardinal,   Black  etc, 65 to 75 cents  Candies  Including  Webb's  I  fsnA\\y\V*r*n  Robertson's  All Wool  Blankets  in White and Grey, also  Hudson's Bay Blankets  in Brown and Red, these  are all Fine Wool  Ladies' and Childr2ns Underwear also Infants Fiue  Wool Vests  Hosiery  Our stock  ojf  Hosiery in-  v'elude for Ladies and Children Silk  Lisle 50 cents  pair  Llama 50 cents pair  Cashniere?35 cents up  Fingering 35 to 65 cents  Worsted and Cotton 25 to 35  cents Ribbed and plain  Wc   handle    Dr.   Jaeger's  Caps,   Swcaters^Gloves  etc.  I  In shoes, we handle Invictus  Amherst, K, Nursery and  other reliable lines only  Another nice present for  Christinas is a pair of Felt  Slippers  We carry then for Men at  #1.00 pair  Wohiens' checked 65 pair  Black Juliet $1.25  Brown Do.   $i.$6  Brown Slippers $1.50  Size* n to 2 60 cts.  Do. 8 to 10 45 els.  Do. 5 to 7 40 cts.  Infants   Imported soft  sole  Shoes   iu   White,   Blue  Red and 1 au 35 to 50 cts.  pair  Sleighs  for the  Boys  and  f"*:-*!-  *i   *.*** v.���������  ,u   Suits  For Men  ; Suits $8.75 to $20.00  Fan-3' Vest-; etc.  Dr. Jaeger's  Sweater Coats  Stan field's Sweater Coats  Stan field's Underwear  Penman's Do.  Fancy Neckwear  Cashmere Sox 25 to 50 cts.  paii-  Mocha, Silk, Wool, and Fur  Lined Gloves 1,00 to 2.75  Shirts of all  kinds of  the  best makers  Ribbons All  ?(?"Y    '  ���������*���������**��������� V x    m     mt  Vv'iatns  and Colors  Wc sell at Montreal prices   Carvers at 2.75 to 8.7*5  01* i-i  * v.. 1 y ,4W>k*���������  ^���������^feSri^ftS^  Pillow Lace   j.  1 ..  .  Wi  iii  w  Vif  Ut  \i(  iki  il/  \ti  ill)  iti  \to  Hi  \l>  iill  \i(  ib  iti  \if  \*/  ito  Oil  tii  Ra/.qrsiuelude    Gillette's \ki  Safety joker's King Cut- ^ft  J'i\  W  x-mr  Specials in  Groceries  H. P. Sauce  Punch Do.  Lea & Perrin's  Olives  Sweet and Sour Pickles  Capers  Cranberries  Kxtraets  Of AU Kinds, Including  Vanilla, Lemon,  Peppermint, Banana,  Pineapple, Ginger,  Almond, etc.  Crockery in  English, German,  Austrian, French,  aud Japanese  Suitable for Presents  Razors  ter, vv uue ot xuuciiers etc.  Suit Cases  ��������� Vm,S  ���������   mv  ?���������'���������*'' ,���������J^/������fSXX������f0^f'  i  IS I  ii  ������������������!,';  II"  li  "It  f?  iir1  hi  1  j!''"  j*r.  in'.  "r  TfiK ���������"R.EVTEW. CRESTON, Jt5. -U.  S?  ���������v  I-  j*i  'ti  I r  !������  r>l  I '.,  l'l  Make iiie Liver  Do its Duty  Nine limes in ten when the liver 1$ right tbt  s^otrmch sins! bowels s*e rsjht  CARTER'S UTTLE  LIVER PILL3  gendy but firmly com  pel t lazy liver lo  ao its duty  Cures Con'  Btipation,  tion.  Sick  Headache, and Distress after Eating,  Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price.  Genuine mmt bear Signature  ���������m-iaM_r__i-_ LANGLEY OPPOSED TO  !-_*?������-.  t _%SHiwH* J uii _ _ u u v������*%'"g - _'--"^psw _  WANTED  at    cue  Persons io .work tor ua  Inspare time at home. No 'experience  lap-aired with our NEW ART COLORING PROCESS Easy ana lasc-i-iatins  work. GcgS pay. r-Tc canvassing. Wriio  RJl* Instructions  (free).  COMMERCIAL.   ART   STUDIO.  ������15 C   liege Street. Toronto, Canada.  VMS N|W miKnU DB>,KKU     mm  .    _._���������.������������  Steal success, cures chronic weakness, lost -igo*  R-VIM, KIDMEV. 9IJU7DBR. DISEASES. SLOOI> ?05So������  ������!���������_L EITHBB NO. DRUGGISTS or MML 91. POST < cS  VOTICKftA CO; 90-. SSBKMAK ST. NSW VORK or LYMAN BROB  ItJUONTO. WRITE POR FREE BOOK TO Da. LS CVVU8  ������_3.CQ.HAVSRSTOCI*;!iD.H*MPSTEAI>, LO������iw=.' =ri,;_  ygg S8W Di->G������S1TASTELSSSJ FOSM Og   EASY~To'xAi5  ������ -^__-.a'-i������-%,������*^_,%^3^S  castingc-jaa,  S_S THAT TRADE MARKED WORD 'THEHAFIOM* IS OS  Mil GOVT. STAMP ABJTI2USD TO &U. CSKVUIK PACKSI&  PF-M5.C0PYRlGI1T3_fnF^^  li.  ^������������������I-A  l_T������    ���������-���������������������������������������  OlAINLiCI  Liuniruui  P*-J"ENT SOUCiTOR AND ATTORNEY  Y-UMSDEN   BI.DG.C'f-^^V-roRONrTO.  jsisn-Rffl  WATERPROOF   COLLARS   AND   C'_r!-_  Someimnj- lienor than f:n������n and no  t_u_dry oms. Wash it v.itii soap ur.d  Water. All store.--, or direct. State style  lad Blze. For 23c. we wi;: mail vou.  THE    ARl_l.\GTC CO.     OF    CANADA.  53  Fraser  Averi'������.   Tn-cnta,   Ontario  LfmJtecf  _ie������-rurCff 1  ?���������_-*>/ agJ ���������^g-^je^jjj*[Pj  The Hesrfc of a  Piano  is  Action.    Insist on ths  ??"Ott������iHige"'  Piano Action  me  *-, congenial needlework at heme; mate  from tlnce to flvo do .*s per day decorating cushion tops. Armour Art Co.,  Dopt.. -..   -i-edalfoani Block.  Winnipeg.  Origin of Iron I>ul<e  The Iron Duke, of course, was Wellington, but l:o camo by tho nickname  In a roundabout wny.    Ilo was never  ao   called   until   long   after  Waterloo.  An iron stear.".ship, a novelty at    the  tlmo? waa built In  tho    Mersey    and  mimed tho Duke of Wellington, and so  the vessel camo to bo known as tho  Iron Duke, tho  transition bolus easy  and obvious.      It was tho duko's union of resolution and physical energy  which mado tho popular name for the  Mersey built steamship tu Ul liitn like  :��������������� ncrfoot cap.      Such, at l"nr-*t, 1-4 th<*  explanation of his biographer, Bir Herbert Maxwell.  The llttlo boy had brought home  perfect unhool roportB lor several  weeks and then his mark:' suddenly  ���������.took a tremendous .slump. His father  viewed the last ono in evident disappointment.  How Is this, son? iin asked.  Teacher's fault, Raid tho boy.  How ia it iho teacher'M fault?  Sho moved the llttlo  boy  that sat  nr.xt to mo.  SAMPLE MARKETS  Bclltves   Establishment   at  Winnipeg  Would  Result  hi  Heavy. Loss to  Saskatchewan Farmers  Regina, Sask.���������Hon   George   Lang-  iey, minister of municipal afEalrs for  Saskatchewan, in a characteristic interview today declared his conviction  that  the  establishment  of a  sample  market for gTaln in Winnipeg would  result in a great loss to the farmers  of    Saskatchewan.      This    statement  from the minister makes    it   certain  that the report of tho royal commission which is now being prepared hy  tho secretary,  A.   P. Mantle, will be  unanimous against the sample market,  all  the other members  of  tho royal  commission    having    previously    expressed their opinions on this important   subject.       Mr.   Langley   said he  was supported in his contention by an  overwhelming majority of the Intelligent grain   growers  of the province.  He stated that the loss to the farmers  of Saskatchewan from the  establishment of a sample market in Winnipeg  would amount to millions of dollars.  No Effective  Competition  In discussing the question Mr. Lang-  ley said:  "E. A. P. Partridge, of Sirat-  aluta,  an  eloquent advocate of sample market has said that British millers would be represented on such a  market iu Winnipeg and    that   there  Would be effective competition in the  purchase of wheat.   In reply to this I  would say that when I was in Great  Britain    Jast     summer    investigating  this question I asked the Vernon people and the Rankes. leading millers of  England,  and    other    largo    millers,  whether their    representative    would  come to Winnipeg    to    select    types  within tho grade.    I was never taken  seriously in this matter-    Tho Britls..  , millers   always   believed   that   I   was  I jesting.      Your Canadian wheat is it*  j self a type, they said.    I may also say  i that  I would not expect to see a slu-  | gle   Canadian   niillfc.   ou  a  Winuipeg  j sample  market  competing  for  wheat.  These  dealers  aro  all able  to select  ] their grain through their country ele-  ��������� ' vators.      T.*e only active Iruyers will  i be the men who are interested in mis-  I ing wheat  aud when    the    unlimited  I blending of grain is introduced, what  j- is know a as the high Hue of our wheat  ' wi'l be dt--stroved in    ail    the    higher  ��������� grades.    The  top   ^'i'i  disappear  and  ; the general" character of our product  I on t-*> foreign market will be chang-  | ed.    Tho  farmer will  suffer and will  not be aware of 1:.      In oue case out  i of ten a  producer  will get a cent a  busho! more or. the sample market as  ; a  premium i'or good grain within the  ) grade,  bus  as  a  result  of  mixing he  I will  lose this   cent  and  also another  '. cent a bushel while the remaining nine  1 farmers will lose two cents a bushel.  i The  oniy way  in which  the country  | could ascertain how much tho farmer  was losing would be io send certain  i large   quantities  of  graded   wheat  to  | the Old Cnuntry in its natural state  without   mixing.       It  would   then  become apparent how much loss was entailed through the process of mixing."  Fears Tie-Up of Traffic  Asked   what  effect    the    establishment ot a sample market would have  oa  the  transportation of    Saskatchewan wheat to the seaboard, Mr. Lang-  ley was still more emphatic.     I wouid  prefer,  he  said, not to  say anything  on the question ot transportation.    I  am not interested in railway companies.     I do not want even to appear to  be concerned about any railway. The  people  in whom I am interested are  the struggling farmers of Saskatchewan.     I have found that the railway  companies  are  quite able  to  protect  themselves and what  I  am  doing in  this matter is in the interests of our  grain  growers.      The  truth  is,  how-  over, tho truth, when all is said and  done.     In the name of all that is holy,  what tlie sample market    would    do  would be to bung    up    our    railway  transportation ten times worse than it  is ever bunged up now.     Our system  between Keglna    and    Fort   William  would  be right out on the hummer.  Even aftor the present great rush is  over I would anticipate very sorloua  trouble if this change is made.    The  congestion at Winnipeg might at any  time become hopeless and desperate  with great resulting loss to shippers.  J. II. Haslam, chairman of the commission, C. A. Dunning, vice-president  of    tho    Saskatchewan    Co-operative  Elevator   company, A. F. Mantle, deputy minister of agriculture, and othor members  of tho commission who  studied this question in Europe havo  already expressed thoir views on tho  sample market. Dr. Oliver, of tho university, who  was  also  in  the  party,  confined his work to tho    matter   of  farm credits and did not consider tho  grain trado.���������Tho "Free Press."  il wHEH':>������tfi^i'' <<s!_fcMa������ steei - ��������������������������� mMm^mBm mmmmMmmmi  nn  ii  Range you make a permanent  investment. The^Sasfc-Alta*'Is ah efficient and economical cooker and baker as  ���������������*ViC3>!i      0*P*  IYVU     C������iK>  worn*' /ri*������������������������������Vk!_.  ���������v\mmy   uuiauju  JCU_^t  lillllllliliii  Have your dealer explain it fully before buying.  730  iiliii)IIJiiiiii..J.m^   Ij)  <iiiiii ill  'IHIlill!  llll  llll  llll I  JHIIII  iiiiiiiiiiL  iijiiimii  iiEiiiiiijii-  ������������������������������������5*iii''iij  ���������     HI  i-inmiiiliiiiltiiiiiiiiil  llll  Ii-iiiiiiiiiI(iiiiiiiIIii!iiii  HiiJiiiiiiillli  London    Toronto    Montreal    Winnipeg    Vancouver    St. John    Hamilton    Calgary    SasMoon    E'  llll!lillil!!i;i!ill)llllilj;il!lll!lljl!illliilll!i;i!j|||||jillllllllll|l!!llllilliiiiijiiiiiiii  !|(fe||H  limiill  llllllllllfil   ���������!.<lll||ig||||IH!|!!!|HIH!j  ^B3*hB-'j' ^s___e_-  ____T_r_r  The Original New Zealandera  The original New Zealanders irrere  known as the most ferocious caiinl-  bals and tho most warlike savages.  They were big, gaunt fellows, of immense muscular force and great sagacity. These savage New Zealanders? though they ate their ene-Ues, In-j  terred their own dead, and they believed that the third day after burial  the heart separated itself from tihe  corpse and was carried to the clouds  by an attendant spirit.  it  [������ men ask for so many tags of  cement  Professor Beanbrough wa*: jubilant.  Ah, hal ho crlod, an he rested on  his sliovol. Look what wo havo unearthed! I believe wo have discovered the remains of some herbivorous  amphibian of tho order plosiosaur!  Fnrmor SorthiiHter took a good look.  Nope, you're wrong, prof., ho nald.  Thom bones belonged to a hog I burled horo two years ago last fall.  Giaddens Those ^Who Regain New  Health aad Siresgth  When the glow of health comes  oack to sailow cheeks; when languid  weakness gives place to vigor; when  you notlco some pale, exhausted invalid restored to active health���������enquire.  More than likely you will find the  cure to have been yet another of the  thousands already wrought by Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. Headache aa.1  neuralgia, St. Vitus Dance and twitching of the limbs, indigestion and rheu  matism,'eczema aud disfiguring eruptions, and the ailments of growing  girls aud women all disappear when  tho veins are filled with the new, rich  red blood Dr. Williams' Pink Pills actually make. Here is ono instance  anions thousands; Mr. P. Ashford,  Haileybury, Ont., says: '*Some years  ago I completed*^, lengthy term of service in India, the last threo years being spent iu the beautiful but treacherous Poshawar Valley. Ague and  dengue fever were rife, and although  1 was fortunate enough to escape a  severe attack of either, on my return  home it soon became apparent that  the enervating climatic conditions had  left their ravages oa my constitution.  In short the reaction had set in, and  inexorable nature was exacting a severe toll from years of strenuous labor. My first warning of the ifnpend-  inc Vii-oaii'tiown wei-p envor sains *n  the back of the head and eyes, insomnia, irritability, a general anaemic  condition and an indefinable nervousness. Life had lost its zest, work became impossible and companionship  intolerable. It really seemed that I  was swiftly passing to that stage  where nervousness ends and insanity  begins, when by chance I read an advertisement of Dr. Williams' Pink  Pilis. I confess I was skeptical of  them doing what doctors had failed  to do, but concluded that the cost was  small, and perhaps, the chance ln  their favor, and so decided to try  them. To my joy there was soon an  improvement, and a continuance of  the treatment effected a complete  euro. I was now as fit and as healthy as any man and am ever grateful  that the,lucky perusal of an advertisement brought to my notice tho wonderful curative properties of Dr. Williams   Pink Pills."  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  What's the matter, Willie? asked  his mother as the lad entered the  house weeping.  The boy across tbe way hit me, ho  replied.  Ob, woll, I wouldn't cry for tbat,  she returned. Show that you can be  a llttlo man.  I ain't crying for tbat, ho retorted.  Thon what aro vou crying for?  He ran iuto the bouse betore I  could get at him.  Miller's Worm Powders will not  only expel worms from tho system,  but will Induce healthful conditions  of tho system undor wblcb worms no  longer thrive. Worms keep a child  in a continual stata of rostlessneso  and pain, and there can bo no comfort  for the Uttlo ono until the cause of  suffering bo removed, wblcb can be  easily done by the use of theso powders, than which there ifl nothing  more effective  Others, more carefui^say 'tu������?y want  "Portland Cement"���������  -.������_���������������* *'-       ���������������������������*. f+m. '.���������    _J^v_  rv ....  W-^Tl-BIT  J-X-  ���������������!-,  best work insists upon get-  twit* "Canada*' Portland  ���������-���������tsar  ^nd he looks to  ������-% see'that every  baf^ bears this  i&oei "'-  WiU_ the CanadaCement  infon-Jitbn Bureau, Montreal, lor a free copy el  "-What the Fanner Can  De With Co-crete."  There fa a Caaada  Cement dealer in yoar  adghbothood. If you do  not know* haa, wnse ke  lu ause.  ft��������� r-������*w������������  nM������MuOTMa_i_MMa  CM������!   ICU      HAND  UllVlblVII      M-DB  UAOX BV IK* VU.LAGXU IS BUCRINGHAMSHIKB.  No. 200.  PR1CB-  .20  Th������  *-/<-���������������������������������  haves  tr���������lotlful  collection  ol ColUra,  i H���������iklti.  Ties, Frosts.  Gets, Yoke*.  Elects,  Plait���������nl,  Jabott,ft&.  *&������**������&.  .Bert���������it.  Five o'clock  D'Oyleya.  Ac. and  .^. ������������..,_..  v.e.jj.uiue  .  ._   ���������     UlEtcanba  *_U la Lice. Yard Lac*  ������_������ ���������Mrtlon from .10,  ���������20. ���������as u������ to ���������_.__  Mr Id.  . BooMtt entitled As  talerwHat Heme trntum  ttr." UluitratloJ oror  160 detune ot Pillow  Lace, pom free to any  pan of world. The  hce-makera are ������em  0*4 ������f any mists.  bewavar (stall.  MIAOW ��������� LACi    m*.  ���������aaiaaar et_A  Mra.  Una  Armstronn,  Olnoy, Buck*  ENGLAND  J/////A.  >*S?j  7/  ,t������  I J I HIT  !   <   * ������ ���������  <ZJ? %,jtlt"  r/*  ,tf  OVER two 'lalilioa practical farmers' and itbckmetr say international Stock  Food is the greatest animal tonic und health preserver ever formulated.  Added to the regular grain feed, it helps digestion and assimilation���������enables the  stock to get all the good out of their feed���������builds np strength���������and keeps tbem in  prime condition all winter. And cost* only 3 feed* for on* cent.  If you will write and tell us how many head of stock you own, we will forward to  you free our {J.3,000. stock Book. ���������" r ���������'    106  INTERNATIONAL STOCK FOOD CO. LIMITED,.        -     *   TORONTO.  Wrpng End First  Willie, said the infant's mother, agl<  ta'ted by. the. sudden appearance of a  rich relative. Willie. 4oa$, kiss your  Uncle John and then go and wash  your facw ul ouoe.  KIDNEY  '. ,..--Ji       - ���������;���������   ���������',���������,|-.'---������',:���������--��������� J"   ���������:    ���������'  ,*y    m '\  A   famous  Inventor  said:  This morning I was flitting in a  drug etoro waiting to fi*et a prescription illled when a young Irishman entered.  Tho Irishman pointed to a etack of  green castlio Boap and Bald:  Oi want a lump o' thot.  Vory woll, sir, Bald tho clerk. Will  you bave it (scented or uuscoutcd?  I will tako ut with mo, anid tho  Irishman.  I understand, eald the -Judge, that  you Btolo tho watch of tbo doctor wbo  had JiiBt written a proscription for you  at tlio frco ���������dlnponBavy. What baivo  you to say to this cbnrgo?  Well, your honor, Bald tho prlsonor,  It in truo, but. I found myself ln a hole.  Ills prescription said a spoonful ovory  hour, and 1 had no watch.  What She Lacked  Wigg���������I Biipnnse Mra. Pnenrich has  tbo best of everything.  Wagg���������Woll, per-apa the best of  everything except manners.  A young woman from the west wub  making a visit to an old seaport town.  Ono morning, while driving with hor  host, Bhe said:  What la tho diet ot all theso peopleT  Pish, mostly, responded tho man.  Why, Bpolco thn westerner, I thought  flsh waa a brain food. Those are really tbo most intelligent looking peoplo  I ovor saw.  Woll, replied the boBt, Just think  what thoy would look like If tbey  didn't cat flsh.   *.  Countless have been the cures  worked by Holloway'.-? Corn Cure. It  iias a power of its own. not found ln  other preparations.  '*, 'A  \\ ���������*>  A Haltlmoro lawyer tolls of Ibo  amusing plight of an Irluhman summoned aa a witness In a burglary trial  jin tho city mentioned.  it waa apparent from tlio Btart that  {.ho wltnoKH wao much alarmed and  ruttled by hlu miBought and undealrcd  prominence- in this trial.  Ilomomber, CiiBoy, Bald tbo Juilgo  pros-.Idlnn, that you have sworn to toll  tho truth, tho whole truth, and nothing  but. the truth.  YIh, your, honor, fltammercd Cancy,  hla oyiin wavering from tho Judgo to  tlm in t- y nnd liin-lc 11 Kit In: an' I'll do tho  br-M. I oitn. Slut I hopo yo glnllemhi  will ho a trlJln si lay on mo at the  uthari, fur I'm llttlo n-rctl to that nort  of tlilii).-;, youi' honor.  I at all dealers, or Thn Dodds  Mr-'*.  I clno   Company,   Limited,    Toronto,  Can.nU.  Minard's   Liniment   Cure*   Dandruff  ������������������������ n������ ��������� ���������*���������"������������������ ���������  ������������������ _������������������**"������������������������������������������������*  When a woman eanviiBHov aokod an  old farmor to sign a petition In favor  of a woman's movomont ho eyed tlio  document for a while with ninplclon.  Xo I am :i';n'.nrrt it, *nuv<\ wa?, t.ho vr;  ply, with the omphaBls of a man who  had had some domestic Infelloltjv. A  woman who is always moving "In always getting into troublo. If you'vo  got anything to keep her quiet I will  sign H.  'Hi~   1. , i  iinlly  nlno  roel'u In  ii  W.  N.  U. 975  l''oi-lilti  Ini    Iilm  J i.Uml :��������� i  ,1     ll.rit     fflM.'rt     M|A     fV-JlUli     ll't-  i'iiCii  next  In  most,  of tho  uiib/H poclut.  ii.-iM yiftrii   boon   blaiuoil   for  ���������*Ull.    I'tl'I'lUi'     !.,     ll.,t    l,l>  A Judgo wan trying a oasfi recently  and waa much disturbed by a young  man who kept moving about In tho  '���������oar of rho room, lining <*Iui1i*h and  looking undor thlnga.  Young man. iho judgo i-iiilnl nut, il.  soomii to mo that .vou nre making n  great deal of uunoofn'iary ik-Imo. What  are vou doIng7  However mean your life is, meet It  and Uvo It, not shun it and call it  bad names.  TL . .    iiii nil!'        ��������� Tf  TROUBLE WITH  THE EYES  The effects of low vitality on tbe  eyesight aro little understood, or fow-  or people would riiBh to tho optician  whon tmnhlA o.omon, InHtond ot flret  trying lo got tho nervous system into  good condition.  When tho nerves become exhausted  about tho flrBt Indication is wonknosa  of tbo optic nerve, and conooauent eye  troublo and nervous hoadachos. The  strain on tho optlo norvo, ln continually adjusting and focusing tho lens  of tho oyo, is enormous, and whon  tho nervous force In the body l������ diminished tho trouble la first felt ln tho  Hf-i-hl  nml l������v Hovoro hoiidaclics.  Tly forming new, rod corpuscles in  tho blood. Dr. Ohaue's Norvo Food rc-  vltall'/ep the wanted norvo '.'Pils and  Instils new vitality Into tho optic  imrvo, as well .'������������ lhe otlier nerven of  iii,%   horn*.      lloiidneho Ib  not  merely  Shut Your Mouth  One should always breathe through  tbe nose when asleep, aays a physician. If you awako and find your  mouth opeu, get up and shut it,      .  t . y  A druggist can obtain an Imitation  of MINARD'S LINIMENT from a Toronto houso at a vory low price, and I  bavo lt labeled his own product.  This groasy imitation is tho poorest ono wo bavo yet seen ot tbo many  that ������very Tom, Dick and Harry has  trlod to lutroduco.  Ask for MINARD'S and you will got  It,.  vaih  Among tbo member^ ot a work gang  on a certain railway wan an Irishman who claimed to bo vory good at  figured. The bOBB, thinking that he  would get ahead ot Pat, nnld:  Say, Tal, how many _blito can you  net. out of n ynrd.  That depends, answorod Pat, on  whose yard you got Into.  The Unknown Quantity  I'll  bot sho  will,  began  tho  youth.  Don't, Interrupted his older nnd  wiser companion. Don't bot that site  will ovor do nny thing. You can  novor toll what a woman will do.  But, protcstod tho young man, X  was going to bot that Bho would do  tho unoxpoctod.  Don't, ropontod the older earnestly.  Even that ie no safo bet.  Kino ������*> Flowers  On the scoro of ago alono the peony  sbould command tho Intercut of all  flower lovers. It has a history whlcb  began many bundredn ot years ago.  Tho treo peony, Pncnla moutan, Is a  natlvo of China. This peony, moro  than any othor nowcr. lias boen the  glory and pride of the C'hlnoso for  Hourly 1,500 your--) and hue been a  subject Tor their painters and a thomo  for thoir poets. In China for more  than  1.000 years a record lina been  in' i.:>,   \t������lii.  nun  ,'ili\  Your honor, roput-ii ino young num. | rollovod,   but  tlio  cause  Ih  removed. | Uopt ot tlio poreeiuage or ueouuigii ot  *l > V.. I *���������!,.������ I-  im   am    11 j inn  l y <���������    llllll.   Ill j  lo Und lt<  Well,  uald  the  Judge.   I   have neon  pL-ople  hire   whole   :!iilf������i   Iii   li f-r-. - \v 1111  oul   making tbo dlnlurl ami- ymi are.  Slgllt    lIUlM'io r-r    iiiol,    iium-iiu    ui    Lin)  annoyance and makeshift prneMoo of  woaring glannos. Ilm oyon nvn utrongth-  .���������in-d and "'i- g.-:ioral lif������ltli Improved  [,.  in nn'  way.  '1*1, !,������.���������_ *-^-. *  mm.  |i^'*|'il J       *-* *. _V  ltn great beauty and fragrance made  It. centuries ago the favorite flower ot  (Milnn'-i onipornrn, nnd It win* oatled  Ilwa Wang���������king of llowcrs.  Matrimony  There Ib a man whoso wlfcvmukc������  him KoL up bo often to Jiuut burglar-  that ho anye ho is going to let her get  a divorce and marry a night watchman.  Constipation���������      ^"������  U an enemy within tbe camp. It will  undermine the otrongent constitution,  and ruin the most vlgoroua health.  Iri leads to liKliirr-stion, blHouancSi.  iinpme blood, bad complexion, sick  licutlaches, and Io one of tbe most  frequent ratifies of appendicitis. "_���������  neglect it Is slow suicide. Dr. Morse'i  Indian Hoot Pills positively cure  Constipation. They, are entirely  vcyriuaoio tu couipooiiiou mm uo uuv  .���������  f...   , ...    .   ,1     ... *     . .'...'       1>.-.v.   ..-..J.  "���������"���������'���������*,"'l      *"��������� ������������������ *������������������ *"^- ���������'���������*     ��������� ���������      *���������������*'*'"*  your health by taking  Dr. Morse's   .*���������  Indian Root Pills  ���������' *"������**t������i������iNiWt������*t>^i'Aiu^^ - ... , . , .V/*-sJ.,^^^*n!arV7>SJ_sytl._a__i  .>.--,.'-."V'-*v'''>r.<'-F^^^  ���������? Y VV'Y^i ^Ufe^^^^i-^-SP"���������  /Ts  n*T.Tl? T������TnxrYT?x*-ir  rf**Y������*jn*i nniA-n.    v_     ������������������  ������ uftaaty^.-iS-sSMI-'l.,  I MAUTIFY OTTAWA  ,8. HOLT IS PROBABLE CHAIR'  MAN OF NEW COMMISSION.  ; to Do   Willi   Light,   Heat   s_.d  ? Power Supply of That City Heads  < Federal     Board���������Home    Smith  and  Frank  Darling of  Toronto  ft"?'?? Are Eminent Specialists.  S ?*_he new ^otnMissie^- ?f������ir the  Bfceauti-cation of Ottawa is a. moat  S_E������Bortant body, because It has a  flgfeat work to do and contains some  sry capable men. One is from  ,Mo������trealf---IIYS. Holt���������-and two are  from Toronto���������Home SmltK and  ?Prank Darling.  No one doubts that as an engineer  _Bx. Holt Is Yvery eminent.    He haa  ifiaore to  do? with  keeping Montreal  sapplled with light, heat and power  I���������than all others put together. He is  * specialist on how to make a given  set of machineries do a certain work  _ economically and well. He believes  ���������In burying wires and dispensing with  -goles.     He  knows how to beautify  INCHES or  I  ���������  i  Ml*.   IT.   S.  nOLT.  B street by removing ugly things.  And lie is both public-spirited and  aesthetic. ...  Home Smith, about the same physical size sb Mr. Holt, but a much  .younger man, has come to the front  as a maker of urban landscapes-since  he left-v^be offices of tbe National  Trust Co. He has done more than  any other man-in Toronto to sot on  foot a great scheme- for converting a  fine natural valley into desirable city  Bronerty. He has rediscovered the  Humber Valley and has added it to  Toronto. Under his direction there  Is now going on a set of improver  : -.'jHi'ents ��������� that "means 7inuGb7; to .the. msfc-  W������^-t^a?city beautiful, In _is?i_any  r*������;al _S'toland Jfrom the Lambton Golf  |*?Ciub^ afYwhich be is7a momber,* he  saw the ?pbssibilities? ot turning, a  vast?area of lovely, farm lands into  valuable r������tty properties, .by making  l> tit roa'dSf^- creating transportation  facilities and getting people on the  land without traveling half a day to  reach it. To reclaim the Humber  Valley as part of the great waterfront and boulevard scheme of tbe  Harbor Commission, of which he is  a member, meant the raising of ***.  lot money and the expenditure of  much talent and time. Home Smith  found his work and he utd it. He  Is still a young man and haB already  made a reputation for creative ability. Besides, he 13 pretty well acquainted with Ottawa, and he has  tbe    kind   of    big-hearted   geniality  11 that makes him popular.  Officer's      Dramatic      Discoveries���������*  Where No White Has Ever Bs������_.  Some Interesting particulars of the  ���������sew* trunk railway, the construction  of whieh will form one of the most  important features of Sir ^Frederick  7 Uijar-d _ administration of federated  Nigeria are given by Reuter'i  Agency.::' ti1' . .,?���������.... Y:Y?77;';fe?;.;.Y:  The chance discovery of Port Harcourt, the coast terminus of the?liixfe,  by Lieut. Hughes, R.N.R.. the cofti-?  mander of the Government yacht Ivy,  wasi made under dramatic circumstances, and the fact that the projected railway will cut through the very  heart of the mysterious - aad almost  unknown centres ot the strongest  f*rm- of ju-ju and fetish worship  should provide incidents which, as  construction advances, will prove not  less exciting than those which attended the building of the Uganda Railway. ���������  The whole line, which will _e 550  miles In length, of the standard African gauge, is estimated to cost ������3,-  000,000, and to occupy four or five  years ia construction.  For years past attention has bees  dlrected to the necessity for opening  up a part of Africa which is not only  the most thickly populated region ���������on  tha continent, but also inCludec the  '������.,*._.-������.*.    -.~������_      ���������SI     ,..*X    J_     ,.%..' .*  J ���������     JI  riC���������uot yaiuj. vii ucit as. tiic wuhu, auu.  after the discovery of a coal-field at  Udl extending for over a thousand  square miles and yielding coal showing 75 per cent? ot the value cf tbe  best Welsh coal, the question of a  railway became more pressing.  Recently. Lieut'v Hughes found a  hitherto uncharted creek which to the  surprise of all showed a depth of 60  feet of water along-side a precipitous cliff 45 feet high, a condition of  things unknown anywhere between  Sierra Leone and the Congo.  On this discovery being reported,  tho governor, in March last, commissioned the Director of Railways and  v_g _r,rector Cj. luaiiiis iu investigate  the matter, and as a result it was  established that the newly-discovered  creek, though not shown on any  map, is really the mat channel of  the Bonny River.  A remarkable series of cliffs extending for three-quarters of a mile  and averaging 45. feet above high  water was discovered among the  swamps. Opposite these cliffs soundings showed a tepth of 70, feet of  water. Armed with machetes, the  Director of Railways, the Director of  Marine, and the commander of the  Ivy landed, and by means of a rope  ascended the diffs and cut through a  section of almost impenetrable  growth twelve feet in height.  Lieut. Hughes then ascended a tree  to view the country. -A* few people  were met, and it was discovered that  no white man had been there before*  Further Investigation showed that  the, general conditions oi  me pj&cs  , --SSraCTS AS HEROES.  Wh_n Danger Threatens They Often  . Dlstlnguis-ed Themselves,  ���������"They   worked   nobly,    many  of  them risking their lives, and suffer-  Ho Knew He Was Dramatic.  Here is a story told by SirHerbert  Tree ih "Thoughts and Afterthoughts" in reference to the many  curious applications for employment  he receives: "I- received a letter in-  ii forming me that tbe writer was a  house decorator by trade, but that,.  Ins circumstances over which lio had  * no control bad recently subjected him  to epileptic fits, he would bo glad to  take a part in my next production,  lie added tbat he had a strong taste  for the literary drama, of which Indeed he had several samples on  hand. The letter concluded thus: 'To.  prove to you that 1 am not lacking  in dramatic Instinct I Inclose a nows-  papor:eHpplng, whieh please return.'  Underlined In red Ink I read these  words: 'The*prlsonor, who denied the  assault, conducted his own case and  defondod himself ln a somewhat dramatic manner!' "  It Sounded Reasonable.  Tho famous English comedian, Mr,  Arthur Roberts, onco averted a panic  in a thoatro by a tlmoly Jokq. Somo  sconery bad caugbt lire, and tho sin'* 11  of burning alarmed the nudlcmeo uo  much that a panic seoraod Imminent,  At this momont Mr. Roberts appeared  at tho footlights and addrcauod tho  spectators, assuring thom that thoro  was no danger. "I givo you my word  of honor thoro is no danger," he said.  Still tho audience did not Boom at all  convinced, which tod tho actor to exclaim, "Ladles and gentlumon, confound lt all, do you imaglno if thoro  was any danger I'd bo hero?"  Rt%ppbirri Aro Inere������*iln*r.  Quoonsland'H sapphire production  for 1912 was of considerable consequence, according to tho annual ro-  port of tho Under Socrotnry for  Mines. In tho Anakio field tho mon  havo boon doing remarkably woll. A  careful estimate of the year's production ot gem etonofl gives It a value  of about $161,000, increased by Industrial    corundum    production    to  aUUII',    tf i, llll,H Mil.      JUIU  lu������jri/������������������ittlHH,-  ly a 40 per cont. Inereaso over the  production   uf   luO   i>rv*������������o;i-J   year.   -  Engineering and Mining Journal.  ������i_m  i     ������      n _������������������_!��������� _ii "������������������������������������������������������I'-q-  fluffrag'tits fn India.  Tho desire tor equal suffrage kia������ \  ���������tirOA-   to    intuit.,     vifituju   om.w,i._ui >  ���������meetings on behalf of tho causo aro '  bolng    hold   and    unusual    Interest  ahowu la  lao dcuiaud  for women's  ���������nfranchlacmont N  were such as bad never been hoped  for on7 the West African coast, and  the spc%- _*s been called Port Harcourt and selected as the terminus of  the railway*     ???.  Mr. Churchill _ Hide io Bal���������ioral.  When Mr. Churchill arrived at  Perth recently on his way to Balmoral he leapt upon the platform  and called for the motor-car which  had been ordered to take him to his  destination. But the car could not  be found.  There was much commotion and  running about by flurried porters, but  Mr. Churchill, afraid he would be  late tor his important duties, could  not await the result of tbe search.  "I must be off," be exclaimed; "fl  have to be in attendance on the King  at 7.30 to-night," and ordering his  valet to throw his luggage into a  taxi-cab near at hand ho jumped in.  ���������'Where to, sir?" asked the driver.  "Balmoral," replied Mr. Churchill.  Fast traveling just enabled Mr.  Churchill to cover tbe sixty miles and  keep his appointment.  The car o.iginally ordered for Mr.  Churchul was waiting on the other  side of tbo station, and an amusing  feature of the incident was that a  cinematograph operator was standing by ready to record that part of  the First Lord's journey to Balmoral.  STA-TUIIS jflKPS. ,  __urc_. Plato' 'Blff^^S^aes;. Plc_r������i  _p In. South''.:JMrfiii'a_"' Riveir. ; ��������� *.  The recent sensational discovery at.  i- .    A,_ .     am   x - x     * Parcel  of  pearls in  a  gutter  In  ln*r;seyere burns in thexr efforts to   Highbury reminds one of othei- cases  save the machinery from comply   of lost Jropert^^ei^reco^d t-  strange faBhion���������so strange, in fact,,  that the most daring of fiction writer-  would hardly care to ?put the incidents on paper; they would seem so  improbable^-  x*On SO T������7*j* juuS &SG EuIuS CuujCu  pl^te which had been missing from a  Sussex village for some years was  discovered embedded In the mud of  an obscure river in South Africa. How  It came to be there is not known and  probably never will be known.  Last summer one of the many visitors to a popular seaside? resort on  the South Coast lost a five-pound  note. The loss was discovered at  dinner. The dinner-party immediately broke up and everyone went in  search of the missing fiver. Tho  owner thought she had had it with  her on-the beach, but as there were^  hundreds of persons on the beach  at the time she did not think it possible that it could -be there. Yet  there it was found; blowing about  the beach along with a number of  bits of unebnsidered waste^paper.  The party had been sitting together  in a circle on the beach, and their  chairs had not been.moved; the fiver  was being blown about ia the centre  of the circle. Hundreds of people  were on the beach at the time. A  few moments after the no'3 was discovered the Owner of the chairs came  .along to move his property out of  the way of the incoming tide.  A man whose lujck at finding property is quite uncanny once nearly  failed to live up to his reputation.  One day the spring in the hinge of his  cigarette-case got out of order, and  so prevented Che case from closing  properly. He always carried this case  and his - loose gold in his top right-  hand waistcoat'pocket. In pulling out  the case he inadvertently took out  three half-sovereigns with it, for the  case bad opened in his pocket and  the coins had become wedged in between the two sides of the case.  The half-sovereigns fell on the  pavement,? and, although the night  was dark, the man. recovered two of  tbe coins. The next day' his friends  chaffed him on his change of luck,  i but the laugh was sobix with him,  for on opening his umbrella he had  the- pleasure of seeing the missing  half-sovereign Jail at his feet.  A man once put "a sovereign on the  top of a bill which he intended to  pay, and placed the bill with the "coin  on a table. He was called away suddenly, and when he returned the sovereign had gene.  Some weeks. afterwards the sovereign was found .under a large book-  ease, and at the same time the real:  culprit was detected. The household  dog, a large, Newfoundland, "had  strolled in through the window and  had swished the coin off the table  Exterminating Wasps.  Something like 3,000,000 wasps  have been killed slnco July by Mr.  Fred Peck, the bee expert, of Messrs.  Chivcrs * Sons, Ltd., the jam manufacturers, of Histon, Cambridge. He  seeks out tho nests and Injects into  them a solution of cyanide of potassium, and altogether over 200 nests  have been thus destroyed by Mr.  Peck, who hae accounted for something llko 8,000 queen wasps. In  addition to tho havoc whlcb thoy  bring about In tbo orchards, wasp J  also do great damage in the apiaries,  and this season they havo proved  moro destructive to boos than over,  Tho value, therefore, of such oner-  gotio menBuros ao tubso described can  bo realized whon it Is understood  that Messrs. ChiverB are probably the  largest boo farmorB ,in the country,  tbo bees, of courBc, bolng ������copt to fer*  tUi-o tbo fruit troos in thoir extensive orchards'.  Queon _ Ideas on Dress.  Quoou Mary'*' strict views about  dress have eaimwd Mi'b. Marshall, a  ftifhionablo toucher of dancing, to  lose a royal pupil. The Quoen visited tho school and objected strongly  to tho low cut afternoon frocks worn  by Princess Mary's follow pupils,  daughters of tho smartest i.nd wealthiest pooplo ln society. Tbo teacher  told tho Quoon tho girls dressed as  tbelr parents wished, and the Quoon  roplied that tbo princess would not  'join tbe class.  Mules In Bride's Carriage.  A bridal carriage drawn by flower^  bedecked black mules was used at tbo  woddtng at Northrupps, Norfolk, ot  Miss Rosalind Murray to Mr. A. J.  uoyuoue.  '"Is    ������ .*   m. m, n   -mm   m -m m* *mf*t* **������ fs *��������� t f\ H*"***! (** f 1 ������  f  tho registrar's office. As tho brld-.������  and bridegroom drovo past his forge  ihe villi-.**:*-- blacksmith flrod a threo-  Btaggered out with his clothes actually in flames, and his hair and eyebrows singed away/'v        ? ?  Who were the men Ir��������� the owners  of the machinery, or workmen employed in the factory who knew that  if it were destroyed, they v-rould be  left without employ meat? Not a bit  of it. They were conviots, imprisoned in the great American convict  prison of Sing Sing, which stands on  the bank of the Hudson River, above  N*6w Yorit  It was on July 23rd last that this  fire broke out In the prison workshops and raged furiously. But for  the splendid work of two hundred  "trusties"���������-as they call the good  conduct men���������the whole prison  might have been destroyed.  But do not Imagine that pluck of  this kind belongs exclusively to the  American criminal. "In October,  ig/jK ������ new ���������'overnor, Mr������ George  Clifton, was appointed to Dartmoor  prison in England, and on the very  day tbat he arrived the governor's  house which stands on the right i  ii<i���������^ aijjg $jf *he "*riso_ ������-ate as you I  face It, caught fire. As Mr. Clifton  drove up, the roof and attic were "all  ablaze.  ' The chief warden had already collected a gang of about thirty trustworthy men, and set them to work  with buckets. There is a pond just  across the .road, and they formed a  chain and passed the buckets like  lightning. "No free men," said an  eye-witness, "could bave worked  harder, and as for those who were  on the ladder they never flinched  although showers of sparks were  beating down upon them and burning boles in their clothes.  They worked so well that they got  the names under, but some were so  exhausted that they had to be helped  back to their cells.  Ore man named Newbrook fainted, and was taken to the hospital.  He was 'delirious that night and  could not leave his bed for more  than t_r_e weeks.  "Again in February, 1895. the  wash-house at Dartmoor prison  caught fire, but thanks to the splendid conduct of the prisoners"���������as  the governor wrote in his report-���������  the flames were got under before  serious damage was done.  On March 10th, 1891, there fell  upon the south of England the worst  blizzard of snow ever recorded. On  the heights of Dartmoor the gale  raged furiously for three days, the  cold was terrible, the drifts were  pilod forty feet deep, and did not  melt until the following June.  On the 13th the sheep began to  die. Two prisoners asked to see the  governor, and volunteered to ieadja  party to rescue the poor creatures.  Some forty convicts joined them, and  armed with shovels cut their way  through the huge drifts amid tho  stinging^ice blast,. and succeeded ti.������_  great risk to themselves in rescuing  nearly all the flock. 7      "'"'���������'  !  Many a convict has risked his life  In helping a warder attacked ?by  some prisoner who has suddenly  run amok. At Portland, some few  years ago, was a man whom we will  call Thomson, who was noted and  feared for his mad fits of rage.       '  He had already got into trouble  for throwing a bath plug at tho  governor, and for attempting to assault a warder witb bis own baton.  On tbe latter occasion it took three  warderi to get him down.  One day, one of the principal warders was quietly going his afternoon  rounds, and presently entered ' the  laundry where Thomson was at  work. Without the slightest warning, Thomson sprang upon bim like  a maniac and hit him oyer the bead  witb a heavy Iron spanner.  The warder dropped like a stone,  but Thomson, not satisfied with.what  he bad done, was about to hit him  again, when a quiet elderly convict  who was working near by rushed at  the lunatic, collared him, and threw  him down.  Before Thomson could get up. a  second convict camo to the help of  tho first, and between thom they  managed to overpower the kicking,  cursing, biting brute.  The Defect In His Dressing.  The professor of surgery In ono o!  England's universities has the rcpa-  tatlon of being one of tbo moot painstaking and delicate operators ln Britain, thoughtful of tho patient and  careful ln tho clinic. One day.In the  course of a clinical demonstration ho  turned to a student who had Just  commenced h'o sudlos with tho question:  "Now, sir, can you toll me what ls  wrong with my dressing?"  Tho, Ingenuous youth turned rod  and preserved a dlocroot Bllonco. Tho  professor, howovor, was not to bb put  off and repeated the question. After  a' long paunn the youth stammered  out in a fit of desperation:  "Well, sir, if you InBlst on my  tolling you, I should say your tie la  a little off color and Is not quite  ���������tralgh-"  tititititimmmmmm  :tititi:ti;:>:<:^smmMm  ���������'"-.. '���������t.^isX'.rUte^'^k'S.  ai?iiiai  THEY STEAL CHURCH WINDOWS  ^^^f^^^^:^^^>^^^^^  PRACTICAL HEALTH HINT."  A ?_tiblical Bargain.  Sir Herbert Tree's production of  "Joseph and His Brethren" reminds  a newspaper correspondent of this  story. The Sunday school class bad  been reading the Bible narrative, and  the minister had come to examine the  scholars. The replies tb all his questions had been quick, intelligent, and  correct.  Such as:  -CTjrVl* ��������� X       _.-���������������%*-_��������� "   a^mmlmmi* mm       ������) * ������t        4- V* j*?, f *>      r* ******  W -U-iC     glCAi    Xti. J.JUJ.C*   U.XVX      bUCO*^     BV������-m  of Jacob commit?"  "They sold their brother Joseph."  "Quite    correct.     And    for    how  much?"  "Twenty pieces of silver."  "And what added to the cruelty  and wickedncsB of these bad brothers?"  No answer.  "What made their treachery even  more detestable and heinous?"  Then a bright little rellow stretched out an eager hand.  "Well, my little man?"       ���������  "Please,   sir, they   sold   him   too  cheap."  j volley sab't'S'.  A Judge's Poetlcnl Request.  In "Memoirs of Famous Trials,'*  by Rev. E. V. Bumaby, Is an amus-  lag _tory about the lato Lord Btvucn,  "a brilliant, Intellectual and clever  Judge." Ills lordship wanted a lift  to tho Lord Chancellor's breakfast ln  1883 and addressed tbe following request to his old frlond Mr. Juatl-o  Mathow: *  My Dear J. C.���������Will you bo Tree to  carry mo, bosldo of tbco, ln your bug-  goo to Solborno's tea, If breakfast he  Intends for wo, on 2 November next  U.   v.,  t>i���������iiL������juu  iiujidi-dd  Mtiu  nifciiij-  threo A. !>., for Lady Xi., from Cornwall C. will abftcnt bo and c_y& that  eho would rather seo hor husband  bn D dash D than send to London  hor buggeo for   such   a melancholy  U|r|I.U      i*J      UUIUUIIItrM IUMI.        WUK       .J...  X.r.m.l.'.'m     1 Al "*���������  Sir George's Rrso.  Some years ago a cavalry regimes*  ln York, Eng., kept a badger in a  barrel, and a party of officers once  told Sir Georgo Wom^well that their  badger was very difficult to draw.  "Oh," said Sir Goorge, "I have a six-  months old puppy that I bot will draw  _!_*.." The bet was mado, and the  following day Sir Georgo appeared at  tbe barracks not with a sharp terrier  but a lanky and thin retrlovor pup  which was greeted with roars of  laughter by the officers. Quito unperturbed by tbelr mirth Sir Georgo  turned to his man and said, "Put him  in, John." John put the retriever ln  the barrel, not head 'ret as was expected, but tall flrst. Tho badger  selKod the tall, and tho dog rushing  off drew the badger with him, and  was half-way across the barrack  squaro before tho officers realized  how cleverly Sir Georgo had won the  bet.  Ceylon Tea IC-vpni-lA.  Ceylon  ynnrly  otpnrtu  ton  valued  j at more than $2D.000,000.  Not Lord Roberta.  Some llttlo while back Lord Rob*  erts had promised to review a boys'  rifle brlgado at Glasgow. At tho last  minuto, howovor, ho was forced to  cancol tho engagement and a local  notability wan hastily substituted, but  the managers of tho affair thought  It only right lo notify ticket purcb-.n-  ers that tho famous soldier would  not bo prosont. In ono instance tbey  s.dly overrated the effect of the announcement. A small youth who was  to tako part in tho parado had come  to get two tickets for his fatlior and  mother. Tho manager told him as  gently as be could of tho dlsappol ���������-  ment. "Oh," said tho lad, "it's no  Laird Roberts that fait her and ml ther  uiu CtMiuiiii   iu  touci���������it'o  mc,"  Herring Scoaoii Failure.  Tho Scottish bor ring fishing Benson  closed recently,   'lhe total catch haa  been 1,200.000 crans. each cran being equivalent to 7b0 tish.  The catch  >u   _J._<fcb   J.lJll_tkJ   |u   v_lUv.ii   U.L   ���������,it<JU,-  000. Notwithstanding thin enormous  catch, the fishing has boon a fluian-  rlnl fnlliro to tho curern. who nav#  ���������uttered heavy loss.  Thieves Specialize Nowadays;   Some  Prefer Mantelpieces, '  The science of,crime is becoming  as highly specialized as that of medicine. The clever criminal of to-day  believes in getting off the beaten  track.   He invents his own "line."  .The latest specialist In England is  the mantelpiece thief, who removes  valuable eighteenth-century mantelpieces from old houses, and sells  them to & receiver who has on his  books curio collectors who are willing to pay high prices for good an-  tiques without asking questions.  He began his work in London only  a few weeks ago, but already three  West-end mansions bave been robbed  o'f mantelpieces worth several hundreds" apieo������, awhile three Georgian  mantelpieces have disappeared in one  day from an old house in Lincoln's  Inn Fields that is being converted into offices.  The motive that moves the theft  specialist is often very obscure. Six  years.ago, for instance, most of the  big London hotels were on the?watch  for the door-mat thief. In the space  of two months there was hardly a  famous hotel in London, but suffered.  The thief -was evidently no. ordinary doormat thief, for. he confined his  attention strictly to hotels (which,  ot course, put their names on their  mats, thus' making them unsalable).,  and only to those whose names are  known all over the world. The specialist ended his operations as suddenly as he began -7- without bei_������  caught. The mats stolen, by the way,  were the huge mats at the entrance  halls. ���������   ���������    ��������� 'i' '?'.  The thief's doings puzzled all London, and the only likely suggestion  made was that he was acting on a  commission from some wealthy American souvenir hunter.  The 'Valuable sta^oed-glass of  England's old churches is finding its  .way bit by bit out of the courntTy.  There are known to be at least two  small gangs who devote their talents  solely to this profitable branch of  crime. Lost pieces have been identified In America, and none is ever offered for sale to" English dealers.  Several rewards areron offer for the  capture of the thieves who have during the past five years despoiled English churches bf wh<,+ are in many  cases their mos.. valuable treasures.  Really old stained glass fetches Very,  high prices owing to its rarity,; as  in the seventeenth century, Cromwell'- soldiers smashed thousands of  church window's aii over the king-*  dom.  "Burglary and housebreaking have  several branches. Some burglars are  "porch-climbers," and never tackle a  house unless ii has a porch from  which access can be got to the first-  floor windows.  Some burglars specialize in flats,  and their latest dodge is to ring up  the flat by telephone in order to see  whether the tenant and his family  are out. If the rihger-up gets an answer, he merely asks if that is Mr,  So-and-So, inventing *-"ome nam**- and  when told It Is not, rings off.  The Toothbrush.  The daily treatment of the  teeth consists of washing and  brushins* The toothbrush Is n  very important instrument, which  should be sterilized both before  and after using. As soon as the ^  bristles wear or begin to 'drop <������  out It is time for a new brush. ������*���������  You really need a new brush  once a month. In selecting your  toothbrush remember tbat it is  not simply to rub or polish the  enamel or remove the food from  between the teeth, but it is also %���������  intended to stimulate tbe gums. %  Therefore it should not be too s  stiff. ������  THE DOUBLE RED CROSS.  Emblem.of Anti-tuberculosis Workers  All Over the World.  The double red cross, the symbol of  ths war against tuberculosis,, was firs*,  adopted as the symbol of the International Anti-tuberculosis association in  Berlin in October, 10Q2. The proposes  of the symbol was Dr. G. Sersiron of  Paris, who is now associated secretary  of L'Association Centrale Francais*  Centre !_ Tuberculose.  Today the emblem is being used by  anti-tuberculosis workers in every pari  of the world, even in Iceland. India,  South Africa, Labrador, Japan. China  and the Philippines. The double red  cross ia similar in shape to a-cross  used frequently in the Greek Catholic  churches and also to the Lorraine cross  of France. All of the arms of the  cross are pointed, tbe two cross., arms  being of the same length. The width  of the cross is taken as the unit in determining the proportions. The length  of the lower arm is seven writs, the  arms are three units on either side, the  point above the arms two and a baM  units and the distance between tlw  arms one and a half units. These  measurements hold good for any size.  In the United States over 1,200? antituberculosis associations and committees, nearly 550 sanitariums and hospitals, ?400. dispensaries and about 200  open air schools, besides a number of  other organizations, are using the double red eress as their emblem. Wherever it is seen it means war against  tuberculosis.  SPEEDY  P!TC*H5NG=  She Saw Him Passing By.  That the aged are not easily roue*  ed tb enthusiasm or excitement ia  well known, but they are not often aa  ���������call*! is ths old lady that The Windsor Magazine tells abjut   An old man fell from a second  story window into the street where  an anxious crowd immediately gathered to see whether he was seriously  injured. One of his daughters rushed frantically into the first floor  room, where his wife sat knitting,  and cried:  "Oh, mother,.mother, father's fallen from the top ot the house into  the road!   Oh, dear!   Oh, dear!"  "Yes. my child," answered the old  lady placidly, looking up from her  work; "I saw him pass the window.'"  The D-fT'or at Sea.  A veteran naval surgeon, speaklf*  of the odd things that crop out in  the service, said tbat one of the  younger medical cranks in the navy  discovered much virtue in sea water,  and, no matter what disease came  on, his first action was to throw down  the patient's throat a large doso ot  tie nauseating liquid. The crew soon  learned to hate h'm thoroughly, in  process of tlmo ho fell overboard ln  a choppy sen, and a great bustle ensued. In tbe midst of lt the captain  came up and anxiously inquired lho  canoe. "Oh, nothing, sir," repliod a  tar, "only the doctor has fell Into hla  medicine chest."���������London Telegraph  Why They Aro Bachelors.  It has beon computed that our  planet Is peopled by about 1,700,000,-  000 living members of the human  species and that thiB very respectable  .total Includes some 5,500,000 more  men than women. Supposing oil women to be married or assured ot  marrying, this disproportion signlfica  5,500,000 m������m who aro bachelors  willy nilly without considering tho  few who may have .had bachelorhood  thrust upon th.m by the unrospon-  slvo ladles of their choice  Rapidity With Which Walter John-  .'gen's.Fast Ball Travels.  Tbin Hughes, a veteran pitcher on  the staff of. the Senators, recently  threw some interesting side lights on  the work and ability ?of ?V\ralter Johnson, the mighty twirier.: who received  a loving cup containing several hundred dollars in nice new ten dollar bills  not long ago as a token of appreciation from tbe Washington fans.  "Johnson has so much speed." said  Tom, "that he actually wears out three  catchers' mitts in the course of a season. Study this statement over cure-  fully and you'll see the big point.  Don't worry about tbe gloves, for new  ones can always-* bo obtained, but think  of Catcher Ainsmlth. the man who  usually catches Walter and is compelled to stand up to the plate and  stop these miniature cannon balls.  How his hands must sting each spring  until ho gets them broken in and  toughened to the work!"  According to Hughes, there is a mnn  in Hartford, Conu., who Is employed  by tho ordnance department of the  government and is an expert in computing the speed of projectiles. This  man has estimated that Johnson's rust  ball travels nt the rate of 121! feet a  .-icOOiiu.      BeileVe  iiio,  tiiut is SOiiiir lijll  .���������Traveling.���������Ed A. Goewoy in Leslie's  Like the Oid Time Bustle.  A fashion report from PaHs. Ktntin*"  that dresses arc being made in  that  city with "full drapery iu the bock several inches below the waist line, giving the skirt a Japanese eu'et-t."  wm  spoken of by a New York womnn :u  less Japanese tlinn one time American  "It ia simply u return to the iniKtUV  she said, "nnd sonic day wo umy n*l*ei  to the monstrosity ns we did wIhmi I  wore one and received 11 vulonrinc with  u grotesque picture nnd thost* Mm.-.*.:  "Tho billowy ijustlo.  Tho lioopnklrt biuitlc,  Tlie niJWHpupci- biiNtlo,  That hunjf on so woll."  ���������Now York Tribune.  Mummies Make Paint.  Mummies are usually preserved In  the flnent bltumou, und thin aneleut  bitumen hnu, In the course c* ccitlut-  les, turned tho mummies a leathery  brown tint. It has been fouud that  when tho bitumen and tho shreda of  mummy are ground down by machinery, a boautlful brown pigment Is tho  result, exactly tho tint roqulrod for  painting certain shades of brown  hair.  Norway's Treo Planters.  Founded In 1000, tho Bergoro Tree  Planting society, Norway, hns undertaken a tiibk which will reijuiro ninny  years nnd lurgo expenditures of nioiifj  and labor to complete, ns It proposes to  cover tho mountain sides nnd the 11 n-  tillable acres of western Norway with  foreiitH. as thoy woro centuries ago.  AHSIatod by wealthy contributors nnd  timely govorumont aid. It has < ���������teeileiit  pi-Mpuc-ts of succeeding. Siiue lb������- >���������>  clcly ".".l������������������tried. Uili-tcir-ii vear;-. ?*.-.'d, "it.  OOrt.,000 young trees havo been produced, covering about M.OOO ocrei������ wltlilr  tlio borders, of tho two Uergonhii*  counties.  jy Curious L������o������oy<  The editor of a Swiss nows.pnpi'r. tin  I Schwcltxcrlscho VoIUswnohi.. bun Just  * had 0  legacy ot $20 per nuniiin  lofl  lilr>������ ��������� hy   i������   imi 11   iwlioin   lo������   tiHii   n-irci  oven Dcnrd of.   Tlie clnnse-of tlio will  ���������^Mi ini nl UK the l*c*������(iif*<t Ij* rather'ji ru  JZ������JiT?Z\���������LZr^WlA��������� ������vcn -ifbnrd of. The clnnse-of thtf will  S^h^^^ 7J..������?"������'������* ������"������.��������� 'WI '* ���������������rr.n ",.  lof-dlng to" say than \'}**&** ^���������?j4^te^-on^: ������'u,m,."K ������,H '������������'"������*������- "������B  arc saying and wo n/vr 1"'hlllt ot-10��������� jan.tffiiil/nir, 1 of omh yenr 11 biiib  wo are  plannlnK to -/or-Mlon wh������������     f)f $I0 ^ff^p pnld to lhe editor of tin  roucauid,  'TrjlW-* I*"  Too Man>   Jfu"  Many a woman  njf^  ih%t ^  Jt.������6  beforo sha  didn't cliaugo Ii.t  changed Jber naniv  I   Hchwetl?.ovi;wi������ir     '  1    lino    lll.U     !���������>        1 days above ii-.-ml"  ; lu honor 1*' 1'"* ���������'"  r'.i.v'.t hold .,* ���������'  |fU.*.lf.'.l������."  1111 \\ ��������� 1 **  ,11.      Ml,       .W.,*..  ll   *. 1.  ...           ,  1.     ,         1  .,-.  I'll ll  ���������'lux* uf beet  ...,l  Tills li'j_;ii*.i  '   ll  .v.tii or t������������i  5-1  i A) !S|]  UY  I'  ;'i  B  Hr  gn&MswBS*mMi%& $g������ss*s������s*m&  ���������^���������-_-___ ' ^ Aufe*i_'.-A^^'-i'mmJ*.  EXPERt ENCE  Comprising S25 Acres  GRAND FORKS, B* C.  8mums  -*----  '^UARANI  Peaches  N-_a<  I  **nemes  EED HOS������lE CROWN  Cellared-���������Roots in earth, 110 dauger of winter killing  "We can hold your trade."  Established ISOObythe HON. EMARTiN BURRELL  Minister of Agriculture  | ALL, STOCK DELIVERED TO YOUR RANCH AT CATALOGUE PRICES  For Catalogue and Price list, write to��������� ������1  WALTER V. JACKSON, Agent. Creston, B, C.   |   mnruiw  D_S(QN_  C ������WRIGHTS &C.  Anyone sending a sketch and description may  iroi  .    ...       Qidest naow'lorSS^piu&^t^  Patents taken throtssls Muiia Jtco. Wcs-*"*  Qnic-cl-f oscsrtuln our opinion free, whether an  ' utiontar���������*--'-*-��������� ���������* *-*-   ������������������- -       itlyt  ���������ent free. Old  invention Is probably >a,te!itnMe.?Communlciv  special notice, without ebarffe, in tba  ""    "' iss*  rsmericas!.  t*.Handsomely Ulnstwted weekly. largest circulation of oby Boientltlo journal. Teiuia for  Canada, $3.75 .ft year, itOBtmie prepaid, .Sola by  ui newsdealer*.  II*  Vti'  &C0>6������'<9������h������y.|  "Braoob Office, titt V Bfc, WashlniPwf, li\ oT*  Billiards and Pool       Hot or Cold Baths  1VUUU1  j-Vt   r"������������������J-     ������ m^rmm*  Cigars and Cigarettes       Razors Ground and Set  * ���������  m i   11 i i ^������ i   iu  mmm mai nlld *"***  y  fi  Liml t������d  CRESTON  o& Go.  B.C.  Head  Offices  ���������* r A  m\0-\0n*'ry  V -ilW^VJU-  _-__.t������-������-������-:#:_&-_SS^  _  as  ������i  $  ������"*.  _���������  _  _  _  _  ������������������  _  _  _  <_  ��������� _r  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables 1  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand |  TKAM    SIJR *fiHS * &  Harness, Single and Double and Suppies on Hand g  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  Sleighs and Cutters  5?  COAL FOR SALE   I  -  *  ������?.  Phone 56 Sirdar Avenue Bos 1. ������  **%-9_S_"SS'3-^:-:-&_!3^'g^^  H. S. McCreath, Prop.  xoni ti nr   Tnnn q  ��������� rivun     i _vul*_7  t AND  ORNAHENTAL5  * Coldstream Estate Nurseries  VERNON, B. C,  ��������� .   .0  ���������    ,������������������  ���������  ^ All our trees are Home Grown and guaranteed true  *# to name. We carry all the leading varieties most  ^ suited to this district. Our specialty is budded stock  ^   oi) three-year-old whole roots.  All Stock delivered to ranch at prices quoted  4  **^  #  _ . .   ^       For further particulars apply to our local Ageut.      ^  * J. Blinco, Box 29, Creston, B.C. ���������  l'ilH_l-_-P  VER; EDMONTON,  Dealers iu  EAT  Wholesale and Retail  ���������^^������^^^^���������^iil^^*:^^  Full Cut Glass Bo^l-s froth  Water Jug and 6 Tumblers  Cream and Sugar  Ladies Watches in Gold   '.4 VE lliS  Filled CflWes:"frnm       tititiV**a$*$?.  ������������������������-���������������������������������* ���������  #  IW  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  iu  Season  See us about your  Xmas Dinner  We have the goods, and  our pr'ces are reasonable  Gents Watch in 20-year CioSd Pilled Cases, from ..  Ladies Gold Necklets, from v?.................. ^.........ti.,.f..,....ti.ti.-...^......  MONEY RETURNFD IF NOT SATISFACTORY  I #00:.  7 ir?:- '.:.'.,  I'lTi  if-Y  ���������. irrr-.i  c* 1*  V?  I ���������ricnArtAfc  B..tlilLy������J'Sm"mm'm.%S������. mJ>  -Next to tiie  :���������:'7 .)���������������������������;. ������^-ggT'r'iX--Kl  -���������i^':.'i.iiv'a^'f^,^'..'.i.- ������.  Ffr-'V_W___Si..:7'/_t  '���������.- *-*^:-?.������.Ti,*g>r*-7M  I Save yasMB* Plane hy  having an expert  ii������ yosar Tuning*  J.A.P. CROMPTON  CRESTON,  Et. C.  WORK GUARANTEED. AL.L.  1 ! ��������� - ' ' DROP A  PJ3r4'j4V3   /*Z-L   CAlmlm  S-\Tf.*T*      _rr"VTTT>  VrJCVl.      *_Ui.V  Plumbing, Tinning and  General Repair Work .  Done  by  W. B. Embree  The satisfaction, of work   well   dom  timers long after tho prioe is forgotten.  ���������  Wall  Paper  I Complete New Stock Just Arrived  0M������nMW___--_-_mflM_������_W---M_-������-MI_l_-taM  Oalsomining, Pninting, Papoi'-hangin}-; Cari-iago aud il painting.  Lot mo give you advice and estimates on youi- work. All work guar,  anteed to givo satisfaction.  Harry   Leonard  Shop on Sirdar Ave., iu the Old Poole Store  YOU WILL SAVE MONEY BYCETTINC MY ESTIWIATE8  l*������~tm  'High Power"  Repeating  Rifle No.425  Lihl Price $20.00  (.2:, ,m..a)-..;',itwi},M  ciilil'i-r:;  Uw llrniinu-uni Aiil"-Luj<jjnir  Cuilruli;.*,.  A Big Game Rifle that |  ^^ Makes Good.,  Sure Fire No Hulks No Jams  !)..!. r f���������in. >������������������.'��������� IX:.|.T.  Send for lljiiiln^.'iijly Uluklruliil  Ififlc t'jtaluj; .\u. 11  IV J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co., I  V. (I   I'.,.'I.,; f      ���������  Chicopee Falls >W*  *d*a.1R.-3catt*>  CRANBROOK  - B.C.  c  Tho  uneral Director  Frank H. Jackson's  Big Key Comesf  MASONIC LODGE  H������ ELECTION  The election of officers, Creston  Lodge No. 54 AP. and A.M. took  place last Wednesday night -when the  following officers were  elected: ���������  W.  Wat-aer? W. M.  A.  Miller   S.W. *  J. Blinco   J.W,  F.  Putman   TreaV '  6.  Loweuberg   Secy.  J.  Brown   Tyl-r  D.  A.   Speers   Trustee  The young folks spent a very pleas  aut and profitable evening in guessing  coutests and amusements after which  a dainty lunch was served? The Bible  Class meets every Sunday morning  at 11.30 a.m. and extend an invitation  to all young people to join a wide  awake and interesting class.  HER AGE  HI6-T5 OF PYTHSAS  ELEGT OFFICERS  At the regular meeting of the  Knights of Pythias held on Monday  evening last the following officers were  elected for the ensiling term;  W. V. Jackson, O. 0.  Geo. Pacey, V. C.  A. Lindley, Prelate  '   T. Harris, M. of W,  E. C. Gibbs, K. of R. and S.  W. G. Blake, M. of P.  G. B. Hendron, M. of E.  H. Leonard, M. of A.  G, Broiferiek, I. G.  8. Watson. O. G.  .Mirabelli  Saddle  and  ,<:     *^j{i SPECIALTY  Inii'ts a*'  i  id s.ioes.  5f-LBi1uajeoi 0. 0.  tiHar.dsome New Williams'Drop Head  S/toinff Machine Given Away  Absolutely Free  OUR PROPOSITION   IS TIIIS:-  We are distributing a box of koys,  ono of which will open a lock in our  store, hanging on a beautiful Now  Williams Drop Head Sowing Machine  and tho holder of the right key wins  the handsome priy.o.  You aro entitled to one key with  ovory two dollar cash piivohaHo, or ono  with each llvo dollars paid on outstand-  Inj-j; acnonnl'H.  The lock will lie Healed and on dis.  play, so will the sowing machine, you  will be proud to possess It, It cost you  absolutely nothing.  Wo aro prepared for a large scnHon'e  business with a full lino ol'n-nnilfj nnd  put pHcc*"; aro rlgVit.  This contest is for tbo pin-pofio of in  troduoing ourselves to thoso who aro  nob our regular custoiiiei's and to show  our appreciation of tbosu wo havo had  tbe ploamn-o of Nerving.  We will advortlmi the day when all  keys are t.������ bo tried in tlio lock. Soliciting your patronage.  We handle notbh'g but {!4���������|, umiiliy  gooclH -money hack If nol Hatisfaetory.  Your* U'uly,  P^ANIC II. JACKSON   Mawson,   Vino Presuloiir, Mins Georg'a  General Mtu-chant C^eHtou, Ji. O.   Ouitwrigbt iis SniiiniHiy uud TiniiHUcer.  The* Methodist Church Sit'iday Sunday School Annual CliriHlnms Enter-  tninmont will he hold in Moroanti'.e  Hall,   Monday eveniiiv   Deo.   22, 1913.  The Program will consist, of "Doll  Drill*' b? Fourteen little girls: "The  Rainy Day Brigade'' hy the Primary  Class:" Rec'tnUon: Tableaux���������-'"Blno-  benrd'' hy 10 characters: aud Cantata  ontltlcd "Siuita Clans on i Strike"  hy lho School.: Tho undrosHiuj>* of  two largo Christmas trees C'-'no, we  nro g-iliig to have a Jolly good timo:  Admission Adults 25 ohiiIh. Cliildren  outHldn of  Sidiool   15 ecnts.  BIBLE CLASS  HAS "AT HOME"  Thn Adult Bihlo CIuhfi Ii-M fheji  Urst "'At Home" Tuei-il iy evening  nt the Methodist Parsc-imgc, there were  over DO iu atten l.irioi'. Tint < I ictioii  or otiicui-H lor is*11 resnlterl m Mr.  Dan  Brnllh  iih   Pivhidenl.   Mr.   Victor  The maiden lady of uncertain age be  came \jery.indignant-when the census--"  tiiker asked her age  -..." .''Did.-3"xm see the girls next   door?"  she asked.    "The Hill twins?  "Certainly," replied the census-man.  ���������'And did they tell ypu'theif age? Y-,  "Yes."-   ' ' ��������� ��������� . v's -  ���������'''':' ";"'������������������'  "Well," she snapped, as she shut the  door m- his "face, "I'm just as old as  they are."  "Objt, very -well," said the cenBus-  man tip.himself, and he wrote down in  liis book; t  "Jiuie Johnson���������as- old as the Hills."  PUT THE HO0 IW  vKiA.-,,;-;.'^.;  Homom-kdA Contrlv_nee Qoc$tifWHtti-P>  Moving ^thwi Heftvy;^JPtW""  Here"-! the' handiest hofefiBlil^  ever have seen, and it can be Al^i  out of '"an".ord^at^.;"chatei;  a couple tit>i ti^Ml^t^ ^i^J^^  small wheels aiid -puttiiii*.? t_^?S Hi  over, midway  of  the ?flooj|?*^  rear end. says the Iowa Hodi^ii  While "any  piece ���������: of ������p������^Br-v&_i  will make a sidtable.axie for^h^i  ap the chute, an asle ftvES ^1������������?c:<  discarded, spring wagon or baflr_^ *ft1  PORTABLE H0O OHOTB.  [Froai the Iowa Homeat  last practleally a Ufetlme ^ TT,  much more satlsfatcory than ^'#00  HANDLING   MANURE.  Scat Results Aro Secured by  Siaullnfi  Fresh to the Pialds.  Thts'ls from Wisconsin bulletin No.  221, on getting tlie _������ost profit from  farm manure:  "It ls hest to haul manure when  fresh nnd spread it on reasonably level  fields. There 1������ iu������ lriSR by fermeutP.-  tlon. as the..|ihmt"fo6d sinks Into'the  ground whoro It is needed. There aro  several systems of storing manure, al!  of. which -involve, moisture and cora*  pactness.  ... "It requires two tons of fresh manure  to make one ton of rotted manure.  This Involves much waste.  "Tlio average per year of mixed farm  mnmire Is .$30 per 1,000 pounds of live  weight of milmnls. A ton of mixed  manure contains 'about' ton pounds of  nitrogen nt 15 cents por pound; flvo  pou mis of phosphoric ncld and ten  pounds of potash nt ft cents per pound,  innklng It commercially worth $2.25.  "Lhpild excrement Is moro valuable  tlinn solid, pound for pound. Water  tight iloors and plenty of absorbents  nre necessary to prevont Its wasto. All  farm man uro In moro valuable fresh  than aftor s tor ago.  "Lnnchlng by rnlns Is ono great  Monroe of loss. Piles loosely bnll-j; nnd  Incutod under the on vos or on hillsides  loso hnlf thoir value."  Foodino Uttlo Pig*.  Much of tho Hiicccsa In raising good  pigs Is duo to feeding. Llttlo pigs  must hnvo extra feed and should not  he expected to fontgo with the stock  tious. because If thoy do nr������r hnve  good, succulent, nutritions feed whon  young they lose their mother's fleshy  Su'cel: milk and middlings mndo Into a  Hiin slop Ih ono of tho most acceptable  feeds to use. However, no moro of  this should bo fed nt one tlmo than Is  eaten up. hecnusc If too much Is placed,  hef-iro them tho pigs will gorgo themselves und often let some remain In  the tronurh te nornr. Therefore It l������  bettor to give Jumt ns much ns tbey  will eat, and sllll let them Hquenl for  a little more. Overfeeding la often as  Injurious ns underfeeding.  Hues 5t Is desired to sjsri t_  chute-* ill ;thai ?ls^fec������fesary ia to  the rear end 'aud^ui-fti the frame  the  desired   position,   instead  of thi  old, - curoberaome method 97.  and dragging It around to ^rftere  was x wanted.  If the wheels are kept well  or oiled and If thr chute ta  heavy one can tose It for movlngr*  articles ayound-|that cquld not~6k  ried byr.^ahd. ? .^,  '-?��������� The Valuft of Limestone.  "As valuable as lime Is on the fa  when-the correction of ncld.. soils  necessary It Is not necessary1 to pi  exorbitant prices for |r/* enirt  _lll0t' of the College of Agriculture'  Ohio State university.   "At recent eij  tension schools during the dlHcuaslo:  of soil -UmlnB- it- developed Hint fnfnJ  era wefe"pnying lis bl^hns $8 a toiai'ff"  carbonate of lime when ground ;IM#  stone, which would do th,e work  us well, could be secured for leas.ti  a third of that cost.   Get good grou  llmestoms, and It will correct ������cltit\  just ao readily as tho "best carbona  of lime you can find on the marlcej  Tbe farm profits will hot Increase un  such useless waste ls ollmlnnted fr**>i  tho farm practices," *"  ' '    ' '^mimmmmmma*  ^GARDEN TRUCK/'  Tho ground dries, out moro <JWlckljr<  undor a high bended treo and moral  fruit Is blown off* by the wind.  Manure tho rhubarb and asparaMiii4  fields.   Both crops are tbo best wbor*'  there  Is  nn   nhundnnce of  vesyetnljil-ft  mutter,In the soil. ?'..,;������������������ '  AHpnrngUH root*, properly planted,  fertlllRod and glvon good culture, w\\[  conllnuo to produce largo spears tiit  flfteon to twenty yearn lo succesalon.  If tho currant or gooseberry bushes  becoino Infested with'worms tho post  can tie abated by dunting tho bushes  with powdered whit'*! ��������� bellehnw* At  spraying thom wltb n solution miuto  by adding tho hellebore at the. rate nf  a tnblespoouful to a quart of Water.  Llmo dust around grtrdon plnijts will  kfiop nway snnlls Thoy may'also be  trapped by putting enbbnge loof������������,  letluco or bits of raw potato about the  Infested plnccs, leu ring over night and  then   removing   nnd. destroy Ing   the  Do your Christmas   8hop������j  piMK at home.  V  \  amaaimtimimmim  x **J uMW UtMUt*st- *  mmmmmm  ti^mm*mim*mm^muimmmtlltkummiMmM  Ma-___M_a_WllB-UW<lMl-^^


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