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 Kettle Valley Orchardist  .'    /   .  \:.  - ���������  .' Jr ���������  THIRTEENTPI YEAR^-No. 19  GRAND FORKS, B..C, FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 1914  $1.00 PER YEAR  N  w  interesting' Subjects    Announced for the Farmers'Meetings:  Hotel, nineteen miles north of hero,  on Wednesday, Rev. T. G. Barlow  of the Methodist church performing  the ceremony. Mr. McPharlane has  been a- resident of the district for  over twenty years, and a number of  his friends in this city went up the  river to congratulate him.  _-' Short course lectures for farmers  will be., held in the Miners' Union  hall under the * auspices of the  Grand Forks Valley Farmers' institute on.Seturday, March 21, at 2:30  and 8 p.m. ; The s eaker will be  Wm. Schulmerich; who will give, a  cow demonstration; H. E Upton,  whose subject is -"Poultry"; B. Hoy,  ."Control of; "Fire Blight". Mr.  Schulmerich will also give "an address on "Hogs and .Dairy  Cattle."  Owing to> the'efforts of the British  " Columbia Poultry  association   the  * authorities at Ottawa are at last be-  . ginning to realize that ��������� the   poultiy  -breeders of   this province-'have   a  - genuine grievance.  Several resolutions have been-forwarded to'various'/officials at Ottawa, asking that Jhe contagious diseases of animals act be - amended so  'that- the- Dominion veterinary inspectors could inspect all" live.'and  dead poultry.entering-the province.,  Conriderable live ponJli-j -aie- 'being  imported, ostensibly for the purpose  ��������� of killing for the markets, but   are,'  however, being sold to settlers at reduced- prices.   In   some   consignments the majority of the fowls have  been found to be suffering from one  or the other of the  contagious   diseases   attacking     poultry.     These  fowls   have , been   sold     broadcast  throughout the province, the   result  being that in some "districts   which  have heretofore been  healthy, poul  try,  fc.-eeders   nave" had  these diseases attack their flocks.  Word has just / een received by  the secretary of th| Provincial Poul  try association, stating that J. H.  Hare, of the poultry division, department of agriculture, Ottawa, is  to visit the province and make an  investigation into the majter. In the  meantime the provincial association  is leaving no stone unturned to secure redress, and in March all of the  affiliated associations, numbering  28,*are forwarding a resolution to  the veterinary director general dealing with the mBtter.  - The Grand Forks board* of trade  has moved into its permanent rooms  in _ the ' Averill building, next the  city hall, on First street. The new  quarters are quite commodious, and  the boar has decidedly taken a  step forward.  Tbe  pupils,  mined  METEOROLOGICAL  The following.,is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as re  corded by the government thermometer onE. F. Laws' ranch:  Min  Feb. 27���������Friday......;  28���������Saturday  .,  Mar.   1���������Sunday,....  2���������Monday.....  3���������Tuesday....  4���������Wednesday  5 ���������Thursdav...  38  47  44  55  46  42  ;                                        , Inches  Rainfall.......... ;'.' ....'0.18  ,,24  29  34  30  . 29  27  24  Max.  51  following  are -the names of  in order "of merit, "as   deter-  by     written    examinations  during February:  Principal's Class���������A via Micbener,  Rennie ��������� Keron,' Sam Montgomery.  Marie Fritz, Grace Red path, Edith  Barlow, Ronald Tracy,Emm-*. Need-.  ham, Pauline Sloan, Hilda Hood,  Archer Davis, Henry Fritz, Dean  Galloway, Alice Bowen, Ulric McCallum, Harold Massie, Arthur Gilpin, Joyce, MacLeod, Frank Hart-  inger, Robert Holmes, Vera Reid,  Gladys Ardiel, .Ma'udie Peckham  and Myrtle Spraggett equal, -Alice  Spraggett, Elvera, -:Walker," ��������� Hugh  Wells, Ivia-Michener,* "Archie Symes\  Harry Bowen,- Margaret'- Michener,-  Amy Frankovitch, Maudie Reburn.  Division II���������Heath. Hales,. Fred  Dempsey, Mildred Meikle. Gordon  FultewEAr-i., Ida. "Q'iC'fcVv, R.al.Dh,'. GWA,  Raymond -Quinlivan, . "Lawrence  Holmes, Quintin Quinlivan, Muriel  Redpath,- Ediih Lorsen, Herbert  Dinsmore, . Alexis Fulkerson, De-  maris Ryf j Vera Redpath, Holger  Peterson, Walter Peterson, Harry  Atwood, Stanley Massie, Laurena  Nichols, Willard Shaw, Agnes Stafr  ford, Wilfred Hermes, Marie Bar-  num. Earle .Keeling, Helen Peterson, Catherline." i Staffor, , Hattie  Gaw, Stanley Murray, Ida Lennon,  Reggie Hull, Merle ��������� Herr, Blair  Cochrane, James Lyden. Thomas  Reburn, Violet Walker, Uvo Wells  and George Cooper equal, Abram  Mooyboer, Adolf - Peterson, Willie  Meikle, Hector Morrison,John Herr,  Lloyd Cronant, Lillian Kelliher.,  Division III���������Sarah McCallum.  Earl King, Margaret Graham,"Enge  man Jacobsen, Kathleen Connor,  Hope Williams, Glenn Sampson,  Mary Cooper, Gwennie Mcllwaine.  Frances Sloan, Anna Beran,* Ethel  Jacobsen,' Fritz Schliehe,Ted Dempsey, Gladys Latham, Murrel Galloway, Fred Barloe, Joe Beran,  Eddie Mcllwaina, Mildred Hutton,  Ruby Keeling, Loretta Lyden, Viola  Pell, Susie Brown, Roy, Kennedy,  Loura Allen, Fay Tryon, Harvey  Holden, Dorothy;Burns, Lyda Kel-  TBACTFINISHI  Brown & Orr Out and Ship  / 10,000- Telegraph  Poles  Brown & Orr have completed  their contract of cutting 10,000 telegraph ��������� and telephone poles in the  North Fork country, and^the camps  which have been operating pi rice  fall have been closed down. The  poles have been shipped to'all parts  of.Canad =land the .United .States,  some going as far east as Montreal,  and "south into Texas.  Mr. Brown states that he is 'starting ,a camp on his own laud, and  wilLgetout an additional "thousand  poles.' "        .' "    "   ���������  (By Spencer Percival.)  Tne writer has often   been   asked  the question which breed be prefers  and why, and this short article   at  tempts to answer these questions.  I prefer White Wyandottes to any  other breeds,  -First���������Bacause;! have found them  more. profitable ' than .-.any *''.other.  ^Teeus* tried, by me, "and I .have tried  all the breeds usually kept for commercial purposes;.-. --��������� ���������'���������"  " Second���������Because they are gentle  and tame and more pleasant to  handle.  ^Third���������-Because of all the varieties kept for utility purposes they  iook as well in a large flock as any,  and perhaps better than any, particularly against a backgaound of  green grass.  The first reason given above will  probBbly apweal to the majority of  people, and so I propose to deal now  with the question of profit. Egg  production is the principal source of  revenue on a ponltry ranch, but it  is not the only source. The breeders of Leghorns and other Mediterranean varieties in their zpalous  championship of "egg machines"  only, overlook the fact that people  want fowls on their dining tables  and will pay good prices for the  same.  When Biddy has completed two  or three laying seasons she has about  done her best for humanity, but if  she is a fair size and has a good  breast, like Wyandottes generally  'have, she is still worth something  on the market* If one cares to dress  her for market she will  bring  from  grice; the cockerels will weigh 2 lbs.  at eight or ntne'weeks,   and sell  at  35c to 40c per pound,  or 75c each.  Contrast the foregoing .with  the   lot  of the Leghorn man. If, be  hatches  early enough to get a good price for  broilers, his pullets will\lay a .few  egg9 in July or August, then go into"  a   moult - and  are   non-productive  when f-ggs are  dear.    If he   delays  hatching   to   get his pullets at the  right time, his broilers are too late  on the market for  the   best   prices.  Inslead   of   being   35c   per lb. the  price is down   to 23c, and   at   nine  weeks -iris   1% lb.   birds-, are   only  worth,35c.    Turning to egg production   and   profits   therefrom.    The  Wyandottes   and  Leghorns   break  about even in^ production, but   the  former give probably a greater profit  as taking the average of all   poultry  flocks throughout the country   undoubtedly   more eggs are  produced  by the former in the early   part   of  the   winter   when   eggs  are at the  highest mark.    October, November  and the first half of   December   are  the mouths that*' count.    The average Leghorn man finds if difficult to  time his hatching period to get eggs  in these winter months.  If the reader wants confirmation  of this statement let him turn to  figures reported from the egg laying  contest how on at Victoria, Figures  for'the first two month, November  and Decern ber, have' been published. -The 17 pens of Leghorns  laid 1858 eggs, or an average of  109.29,per pen for two months..--.  The six7 pens of White Wyandottes laid 869 eggs. o������:..an  ayer-*"*-*'  'of 144.83   per' pen   in   the   same  period, a difference in favor of. the  W.yandottes' of "practically     three  dozen eggs per pen of six birds. The  average price per dozen as given   in  the   reports  was   62|- cents for the  two  months,' so-  that  th,e pens of  White Wyandottes averaged   $1.87  each  more than   the  Leghorns   in  those two months.  . I   am   informed   also   that   Lhe  (Continued on Page 4.)  Opened Last Tuesday With  . a Full List of Stir  . - - ���������'      dents' .    ,  -.  The  first   pruning   school    ever  held   in   this   district opened   last  Tuesday under tbe auspices  of  the  Grand   Forks    Farmers.'   institute,  and it appears to be a  big" success.  The    governmen*    instructors   are  Ben   Hoy   and  G. Rubmann, and  daily demonstration is being carried  on   in   the   Big Y orchard, a mile  aouth   of   the  city.    Among those  who are  taking lessons  are: C.   C.  Heaven,   G.   A.   S.   Bell, .W.    G.  Thomas, C Mudge, H. N. Morrison,  F. C.McAdam, Laurie Riddell   and  Harold Averill.  OF THE CUT  Hansen ..& Petersen have completed their contract of hauling ore  from tbe Union mine in Franklin  camp to Lynch creek, and the  teams were brought to this city a  couple of days ago.. Frank Mc-  Phariane's teams are yet employed  in the transportation of ore from, the" *  mine,-and-th-rusual tonnage is being .  shinped . to; the    Granby' smel ter. v  T-' ������- -^?,':'rr-x-:.'*'5^~--, ~-~-'���������������>v    '" /-*  -xne road bef ween Xynch creekand  Franklin is reported to be in  a t bad���������  condition.  7. *-:S?'.<"3i' T *"~*j  A successful ladies' mission circle  was held at the residence of Rev. C.  W. King, Thursday afternoon, when  the following officers were appointed:    Presided,   Mrs.   King;    vice-  president, Mrs. A* J.  Harris;  secretary, Mrs* W. A. Harris;  treasurer,  Mrs. F. Miller Sr.; and visiting committee   for   March,   Mesdames Bell  and Stewart.   An   enjoycble   social  time with refreshments   closed   the  meeting.  Important Session in   City  flail at 3 o'Olock Tomorrow Afternoon  - McPharlane-GaHoway  Frank McPharlane and Mrs. Nellie Galloway, both -of this city,  were married  at the Lynch   Creek  liher, Gwendolyn Humphreys, John  Cbeplo, Hope Benson, A urena Bar-  num and Garibaldi Bruno equal.  Bessie Harrison, Gladys Rashleigh,  Earl Kelliher, Lily Ardiel, Ethel  Wright, Frank Verzuh, Eric Baxter,  Thelma Walker, Edith Coryell,  Clarence Crosby, Muriei Spraggett.  Division IV���������Donald Laws, Ber- j chicks are- cockerels. Most of these  nard Crosby, Vera Donaldson, Doris generally sold as broilers to bring-in  B.urdon, Helen Campbell, Ewing 'some income on the side. A Wyan-  McCollum, Dorothy Jacobsen, Rosa dotte breeder can hatch his chickens  Petersen, Wilfred Brown and Amy to advantage about tbe last week in  Heaven equal. Cecelia Lyden, Liz- March. Tbe pullets will come to  zena Irving, Bernice Kennedy, Ver- laying maturity and start laying  ( Continued on Page 8.)  | #1.50 to$l.-75, or if eold alive about  $1.25. A Leghorn, on the other  hand, will only brtng just about  half these prices..���������������������������  Every spring the poultryman  hatches chickens to renew his flock  of pullets. Not being able to determine the.sex of tbe egg, half of  the  The Gnind Forks Valley Farmers'  institute will held a meeting in the  city hall on Saturday, March 7, at  3 p.m., for the transaction of general busine,s.-i. A number of important questions will conic up for  consideration, and it is requested  that all members attend.  CUSTOMS RECEIPTS  The annual  business meeting of  the   Christ   church  branch of   the  Woman's   Auxiliary   was  held on  Monday at the residence of Mrs. H.  C. Kerman for the purpose of  electing   officers,    reading   reports,  etc.  The following officers   were elected  for   tbe   coming  year:    President,  Mrs G. A.   Spink;  vice-presidents,  Mrs.  Hayman   and    Mrs.   Barlee;  secretary, Mrs. F.- M.   Kerby; treasurer,   Mrs,   W.   K. C. Manly; delegates to the diocesan  annual meeting, Mrs.   Hayman   and Mrs. W. J.  Mcintyre,   substitutes    Mrs.   Niles  and Mrs. Davis.  W. F. Stewart on Monday opened  a feed store in the building formerly  occupied by Miller & Gardner, on  First street.  R. R. Gilpin, customs officer at this  port, makes the following dotailed report of the customs receipts at the  various sub-customs offices, as reported to the chief office in this city,  for the month of February:  Grand Forks  81,918.76  Phoenix :.... 1,138.55  Carson  182.70  Carcade..  91.75  "7-  T. Mouat, of Nelson, inspector of  timber scales, visited the city this  Week.  Total ............   ������3,331.75  The Lyric Dramatic club of   th's  city prfwented "What Happened to  Jones"  to a   Greenwood   audience  when eggs aje at their very   highest' Inst Friday night.  W. R, Dewdney has been op-  pointed a stipendiary magistrate .)f  Greenwood.  J. H. Plath returned on Saturday  from Kerby, Ore,, where he has  been spending the past three  months.  Fugene Herrick returned on Monday from a week's visit with' bison in Spokane.  !/t THE SUN, GRAND FORKS, BRITISH COLTBIBL&  Where the Senator Drew trie Line   .  Soon after the colivenini- of a new.  session  of Congress    the ' announcement..was  made'of the  approaching  marriage  of Anson G-  McCoolc,' then  Secretary of tbe    Senate.     . A * subscription    was    immediatel;- . started  among the Solicitor*.. for the purchase  of a wedding   present,   and   two   or  three prominent Senators volunteered  "to   collect  the   mosey.      Senator  X,  one of I lie'richest men in the Senate  at that time, was one of these.  - Seeing a, new Western member Sen-  .   ator X went ,to him Mid said:  _' Senator Slocum, I want you to give  me twenty-live- dolls.rs. -  What for? demanded the new mom-  bur.  Vox McCook's wedding present, explained Senator X.    . -. -  I'll sec you about it tomorrow, answered Mr. Slocum, with a scowl.  All right, said Senator X, -as he  walked away, but don't forget it.  Senator Slocum watched him until  ho was out of hearing,'and-then, turning to his colleague, remarked angrily:    ' - * '   " . '*'       "  Well, I've  heard of  cheeky  things  in my life, -but t .air man   beats   all.  What do you think?    Ho just asked  ���������   me to give him twenty-five dollars to  ^'buy a wedding present for his cook.  '* ���������     The Effect of Moonlight-    ���������-  It was at the seashore and they were  sitting on the beach while the moon  shone- beautifully ou tho surging  waves.  What effect does full moon liavo upon the tide? she asked,.looking sweetly up into hlB face.  None, he-replied, as he drew closer  to her, but it has considerable^ effect  upon the un-tied.  -  Co-operation  Say, Doc, said the. brawny scrub-  , .voman, yer gettin' perty good thing  out o' tendin' thai, rich. Smith boy,  ain't yer?  Well said the doctor, secretly amused, I get a pretty good fee, yes. Why?  Well, Doc, I 'opes yer won't forgit  that my Willie" threw the brick that 'it  'im.  Frank Daniel's Expensive Sunset  - In the early part of-Frank Daniel's  career he was one of a company touring the small towns, but business had  been very'poor and meals correspondingly light. The only* silver streak in*  - , the-cloud was that the, house, at Ti-  conderoga had been entirely sold out,  and when any one looked longingly at  anything" or expressed a-desire for a  good.'feed' the others would say:  Wait till we get to Ticondergo.  They reached there-just after dark  -, jand a..beautiful rosy, fliis'.^ filled the  ,./ "western sky., --'   -> "]  '. < Ah" ine!, said,'Daniels-to-the stage^  driver, ���������the-sun-frnay^.'sct .in. other  _, .'-i-.-x 1^ as it dq������s_nere. See  . 'thaf* sunset glow- :__ - ,  ��������� V'4Sunset nothing;'growled the" driver;  ���������<that's the new ' opry -house   burning  down!  Wh-.t She. Wanted  She walked into the public library  aiid sweetly said:  ��������� I would like 'The Red Boat' please.  The librarian diligently searched  the catalogue; and came back with:  * don't think we have such a book.  Flushing a bit she sweetly said:  Way the titles be "The Scarlet Yacht'?  Again he looked, with the same result. Then with her" pretty, fingers  she went into her bag, consulted a  slip of paper and said:  Oh, I beg'pardon. I mean the Ru-  biyat. /  t _ ���������    -  Wouldn't Mind That  An Italian who kept a fruit stand  was much annoyed by possible customers who made a practice of handling the fruit and pinching it, thereby leaving it softened and often spoiled. Exasperated beyond endurance  he-finally put up a sign which read:  'If you must pincha da fruit���������pincha  da cocoanut.'  A   Personal  Application  Say, Parson, said Elder Berry at the  church board mesting, here are the re  signations of all of the quartet choir.  My, my, said Doctor Fourthly in dis  tress, what's the ^trouble?  Your announcement Sunday morning, replied Elder Kerry sternly; you  know you said: Providence having  seen fit to afflict all our choir ;with  bad colds', let us join in singing 'Praise  God From Whom all Blessings Flow.  The oft-quoted Finnigan has a rival  in Pat Donohue, an Ohio freight conductor whose train had a breakdown  recently. After the accident he sent  this message - to Train Dispatcher  Straight:  Two-twenty two has a busted flue.  What will I do? Donohue.  This awakened the slumbering muse  in the telegraph office, and the reply  ran- ������������������       J.     1  Wait- Two-twenty-eight will take  your  freight. , - .  Dispatcher Straight.  In Confidence to the Oysters  Mark Twain was i' a restaurant one  day and found himself next lo two  young'men who were putting on a  great many airs and ordering - the  waiters about in <-. most impressive  fashion. One of( them gave an order  and told the waiter to inform tho cook  whom it was for. Yes, said the other,  better tell him my name, too s'o as to  make certain of Us being all right.  Mark, who hated swagger, callcfd the  waiter and said in ;'. loud voice: Bring  me .. dozen oysters, and -whisper my  name to each of them.  His Fear  Mrs. Capron informed her Inland  one morning that ste expected a party  of guests that afternoon. Immediately  Mr. Capron <*.i\.t,e and put nil the umbrellas away, much to h's wife's astonishment. ,  Why, Waltci, do you fear my guests  ���������will Bteal your umbrellas? "she asked  In an injured .one.  No, said Walter, as he closed the  closet uoor; I'm afraid they will recognize them.  Tre Uses of a Quarantine .Sign \  During a dangerous epidemic.in a!  small Western town every /infected  house was put under quarantine. After the disease had- been checked 'the  health officers-were taking down the  quarantine signs/'when an bid negress  protested bitterly against their action.  Why, Auntie, said an "officer," why  don't you want me to take that sigh  down?  Well, sah, was the reply, cley ain't  bc'n a bill collectah neah dis house  sence dat sign went up. ' You all lot-  it alone. '-,  Causes o: Asthma. No one can say  with certainty exactly what causes 'the  establishing of asthmatic conditions'.  Dust .from tho otreet, from flowers,  from grain and various ether irritants  may set up a trouble impossible to ir-  radicate except through a sure preparation such as Dr. J: D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy. Uncertainty may exist  as tc cause, but there/can be no uncertainty, regarding a^rcmedy which  hac freed a generatic-Ti of asthmatic  victims from this scourge' of tho  bronchial tubes. It is sold everywhere.     - "  'What -the Function Really Was  Ethel Barrymore *was inviting her  friends to a birthday party. '  There'll bo a birthday .cake, I suppose? some ore asked.  /es, there'll be'a cake,*never fear,  was fie reply.  And candles, of course? went on the  questioner.  My friend, said Miss Barrymore, this  is to be a birthday party, not'a toich-  light procession. ** '  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Cows  Garget    in  M^/flSft^  ,   -..vUomctimeVVforget :thal pporc, teeth-and -  ; improper mastication prevent sufficient Ko*ansh-lv  ���������  rir1c5.tr from, ordinary -food,, and 1 burdens- ,tUe  ��������� .  . *f, dfgestivV'o'rgans^ but-if .every, man or *wqirisn,paafc.  ,t    ,   .  ^ fifty-would'.fully'realiae the, bountiful,.sustaining ''nourish--J  merit in Scott's Emulsion they would take it after every meal...,    J.    <������  Scott's 'Emulsion contains- the,- renowned -body-building fats of  pure cod liver oil, so medically predigested that -it.distributes,energy,'  power and strength all thru thebody and simplifies the stomach's wpik.-  To people-in declining ycars>*e" say with unmistakable earnestness  Scott's Emulsion-mil >'a'dd-years ,to your life and life to your years.   |  -. \ ������������������',.-������������������'' f  .      -   AVOID   ALCOHOLIC   SUBSTITUTES  **  13-831'  ���������^.^���������iupr**g^  How to Tell '    -  Before iho guests had arrived for  the Christmas party tb.Vgi.ls had congregated in'the lo**>ey hall, conve-sing  on   opics nearest their hearts.    '-  Oh, girls! said Dolly; 1-know a*ne,v  charm to tell.when a .y" cne loves you.  What-is it.  queried the chorus?.- ,v  You takd five or s-.'x chestnuts.'name  each after 30111c mar. you know, and  then'put them on tho stove. The first  one that pops is the one ���������hat,!oyes you.  Il'm said thr beautiful young blonde,  to *i..g with ���������& now ' diamond- ring's I  i.now a much better way llr.n tliat. -  Wiat?  Select one,ir.au. place,' ii on a sofa  in the parlo- and" sit r close to him  with a dim light. - If he'ioesu't pop  it's time io change the man on the  sofa. *     -"   s     .  .       -  Not His Fault. -   ���������     "    .  Didn't 1. teh-you the-last lime *,ou  were here, said the magistrate, sternly  to the prisoner who .had celebrated  Chi istmas not wisely but.too'well, that  I nover wantet". you lo come lefqre mo  again?        " ���������  xes, sir, replied the'priso'ier. but I  couldn't make the 'policeman believe  it.  The Real Reason  Jaites stall d'hi- third helping of  pudding with Ce..ght.  Once upon a time. .lamea. i-dmon'sh-  "ed his mother, there was a liitle boy  who ate -too nine'.* pudding, i.nd -ho  burst.  Janioc , con.Md.'iei. ,, There' ain't  such a thing as top much pudding."- he-  decided.  ', Tl ere  must be.  come'ndad  his mo-*-  .ther,.els'r'why di.". the 111 tie boy burst?   '.  ".-James- passer  ��������� h:s    ,)late    for    the  .fourth 'time, saying: -Not "enough" boy.'  It-Makes New" Friends Every Day..���������  Xot-a day.goes,by trjat Dr. Thomas/ -  Eclectric Oil does not" widen the circle   .  of  its  frienc-s.      Orders 'for-It'come"  from Ihe most unlikely places in the  west-and far norJi   for its fame has  travelled far.   ..Jt Reserves this attention, for no oil "lias .done -sp'imich* for  humanity.     Its' moderate cost makes'*  jt easy to*g"et.- s .  Minard's* Liniment Cures Diphtheria  KEEP YOUR  jC With Daily  v\ Use of  CUTICURA  And occasional use of Cuticura Ointment. No other  emollients do so much ^ to  prevent pore-clogging, pimples, blackheads, red, rough  hands, dandruff, itching  ecalps and falling hair.  cuticura Soap *nd Ointment ���������reMWt^^out  tbe world. A liberal samplo of each, w'"'"!?l^g������  Bkln Dook, senfpoaHrco. Adflress Potter Drug i.  Cliem. Corp., Cept. 4K, Bostou, U. S. A.  One Blessing at Least  Casey 'had been ill more than a week  when his wife met Mrs Murphy on, the  street and the following conversation  ensued: -  *   Mrs.  Casey,  and how is your husband gettin' r.long? asked Mrs.Mur-  Phy-- -     ".  Ah indade, Pat is a very sick man,  Baid Mrs. Casey.  ,1s the matter with  hi-^VYnquired Mrs. Murpny.  'Tis (the gangrene, the doctor tells  us, \ Mrs. Murphy.  Ah, that's bad, said Mrs. Murphy;  but let's praise the Lord for the color.  In His Defense  Daughter, called the father from his  position at the top of the stairs,' at th������  well-known hour of 11.55, doesn t that  young man knew how   to   say   good  night.? ,   .    .  Does bo? cc'ioed tho young lady in  the darkened hoi's, well, I should say  he does.  Useless  I heard thai you were going to marry Archie Blueblood, Esther. Is it  true? asked'one young society woman  of another.  Marry him! I should say not! Why  I wouldn't know wLat to do with him.  He can't ride, play tennis, golf or drive  a motor car! .    .  Well, said the frjend, he can swim  beautifully, you know. .  You wouldn't want a husband that  you had to keep in an aquarium would  you?  He Wanted Instruction  Herbc.t and Helen were sitting on  tho beach in the moonlight when, moved by an impulse ho could not resist,  he suddenly kissel her.  Oh, Herbert, she exclaimed, thats  not right.  I'm very sorry, Helen, replied Her-,  bert humbly;. I did the" .best I knew  how. Won't you show me the proper  way?,,  ��������� .   m    1     ��������� ���������     mi 1     "   ���������������������������  .James' Heroism  James returned homo from school  with strong evidences of a serious  disagreement with ome of his associates. As he entered the room his  mother looked up and in surprise inquired: Why, James, how did you get  your clothes co badly torn?  Trying to keep a good little , boy  from being licked.  That is just like my..brave little son,  said the mother fondly. Who was  the good little boy?-  Me.  ProbablyShe Would-      "     -,  Mrs. Newbride 'came hurriedly into  her husband's study one morning.  Herbert, dear, slu said, this recipe  for lemon pie says to sit on .-. hot stove  and stir .constantly.  Well, Alice, replied^lhe doting husband, if you do sit on a I-ot stove I  think you will stir constantly.  Why Dcty Was Collected  What's - this?- demanded'. the* , ciis-,  J^jj^Jorllcer. poinfingi-toj a- package-at  the boT^mToTtug^un^^'^U^-  Th'at'is a foreign'book entitled 'Fo-v  liteness, .answered' tlie man who had  just landed.  ri'l * z,'    ���������',"->'  :-->^>-  Wo'll, I.guess I'll, have to charge-y;oa  duty upon it, replied the inspector. It  competes with a small and struggling  industry.in this country.  A small boy had been vaccinated,  and after the r*-"**ation the doctor prepared to bandage '-he sore arm, but  the hoy objected.  Put it on the other arm, doctor.  Why, no, sail tho phycicictn, I want  to put the bandage on your sore arm,  so the 'joys at school woVt nit you on  it. ���������  Put it on the other arm, Doc, reiterated the small boyu you don't know  the fellows "at our school.  Helping i.  ^ut  "Mrs. Black woke her husband one  night and whispen-d: K.irry, there's  a burglar in "the parlor! He just  bumped agairst th-j piauo and struck  several keys?  Is that so?"said Larry _. .I'll- go  right-down there.       ,    '. ,  ,    ".���������"  ;'  Oh,'Larry, whispered, the, excited  wife, don't do anything ras* ! - '"  Rash! repi:e������ the husband. ;v Why-1  am going'*to heip him. -You don't  suppose'be can move that piano fro:n  the house without assistance.  teware of Ointments n>s^atarrKj  that Contain Mercury,  ������s nercury will aurcly destroy .the nensc ci me.  *and-completeIf'-lerauKe,t)ie whole s>st������������������n���������77hci  isflterln* -<lt ^ thtoaili the mucous nrraces.^ jEucI  'Irtlc-'S* should- never l)f ,used except on ,'prescrlp-.  ttoM swa reputable pJijslcUns, aa the. dainw they,  will do Is tc3,foId..to tie {food yo>i can possibly do  FrY��������� ^SlirtW.*l.'^ Hall's Cn,������rril CbT������ ,Bi������.t������������w?ur������l  1.% Cheney & .Co.. Toledo, O. contains no raer������  5?r"������* IniI to takSi nternally.'acting directly upor  hVivinff^nftll's CatArrh Cure bo pure youjt*** *S>,  -fflne It iVtiken ftcmally and made rt .TPtotJO  Shlo bi' r.I. Cheney & Co.  'lestlmonlals free,  mi by brbw-t*   r"e<*. ������c. per bottW.  Xftke Ka' *" r*������������r PiUa tor wwiwitha..  Merely a Matter of Soellitig  Yes   said  the  severe  maiden  lady,  the word 'mule' is only 'male' spelled  wrongly. , '  I suppose so. responded the crust>  bachelor; but'accon-n:; to the Latm  dictionary a wiman is 'mulicr.'  Much Easier  After I wash my face I look in the  mirror to see if it's clean.     Don't you?  asked the sweet little girl of Bobbie.  > Don't have lb. said Bobbie:   I just  look rt the towel..        .  .  WONDERED WHY  And Found the Answer  <r:  -   ' ,"-    Her Tli."j2?.t   " -*"   **    .-.  ��������� A certain young couple who 'were  man led some months ago never had.a  cloud to mar their happine s until recently. ' One morning the young wife  came lo-,brt-akfast in an extremely  sullen and 'unhappy mood. T ��������� all her  husband's, inquiries she rt?turu-*d  snappish answeis. She was "in_ no  bPlter frai.:e of mind when he came  home that-evening for dinner, all of  which mystified tlie young husband.  finally, late-in the .evening, in reply  fojiis insistent, demands.to know-what  the matte ��������� was,- the ' wife... burst Jnto  tears-and replied: Henry, .-if eve*;, t  dream again that you have Isisse/1..another Svoman I'll 'never speak to you  as'..long as I live! ^  An Absolute Remedy, for Corns  Is Ptitnan's Painless Corn Kxtract-  or;-������.df2. sure,-always .painless. A  hundred substitutes prove Le supre-**  macy of Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor. The name tells the story.  It is painless,"it extracts corns.- and  it;'does it quicklj. Sold by druggists,  price?23'c:^?::3* v  First, Doctor, said Mr." Brown"catf"  tibusiy, "does it cost anything to tell  : cu?  W. N. U. 986  She was a pretty, young schoolteacher and was reading sentences to  her class, letting-'them supply the last  word.    * ,  The sphinx, she read, has eyes, but  it cannot���������  See!  cried-the children.  Has ears, but it cannot���������  Hear! they responded. :   ,  Has a mouth, but it cannot���������    j \  Eat! came the chorus.      .        j,;  Has a nose, but it cannot���������  Wipe it! thundered the clas.0  The lesson then ended.      ;  Many pale, sickly persons wonder  for years why they have to suffer so,-  and eventually discover that the drug   caffeine���������in tea and coffee is    the  malu causo ci the trouble.  "I was always very fond -of coffee  and drank it every day. I never had  much fles'i and often wond-red why  I was always so pale, thin and weak.  "About five years ago my health  completely broke down and T was confined to my bed. My stomacl. was in  such condition -.hat I could hurdly  take sufficient nourishment to sustain  life. ' .-,,,.���������  "During this 'time I was drinkin-;  coffee, didn't think I could do without  it (Tea is just as harmful because  it contains ��������� caffeine, ��������� the.' same drug  found in coffee) ;       "      *.  "After .-.while I came to the conclusion that <.off.ee w'as hu/tir**; me, and  decidefl to gdve it up and.try Postum.  When it was made a-ight���������dark and  rich���������I soon bect<-B*r very fond of it.  "In one week I began to feel better.  I 'ould eat move and sleep better. My  sick headaches were less.frequent, and  within Qvt mor.ths I looked anu felt  like n new being, headachj spells entirely gone. .  - "My health continued to improve  and'today I am well and strong, weigh  148 lbs. I attribute my present  health to the life-giving\qualitie.'  of  Name given by" Canadian Postum  Co., Windsor, Ont. Read "The Road  to Wellvi'Ue," in pkgB.   ' '       .  Postum now comes in two forms.  Regular Postum���������must b3 boiled.  Instant Postum--is a soluble powder A teaspoonful dissolves quickly  in a cup of hot water and, with cream  and sugar, makes a delicious beverage  instantly/Grocers sell both kinds.  "There's, a Reason" for Postum.  Your troub*\ said the optimistic  friend   may Le a blessing ir disguise.  Well, sighed the afflicted one, I must  say it is tho cleverest disguise I ever  saw.  A Protra' '��������� d Service  They must have long church services in a certain Western town  where a paper announced of a certaia  church: *The regular -services will  commence next Sunday at 3 p.m, and  continue until further nclice.  Enjoyed His Wjrk  ' Twr men"were discussing the friend  of their boyhood and mentioned one  who had a r.:ost unfortunate disposition. 1        -.     ,   , . .,  I wonder what bocamo o. him, said  one of the mo.i. It always seemed  to me that it woi.li1 be impos&'ble for  him to find any work that would b3  congenial. '  I thought so,.too, said his friend, nut  we v/cre wrong. He's got a job that  suits him pcifectiy. lie's station  master in a place where there are  eighty trains a day and lie sees somebody miss every one of them.  Prosperity has ruined many a,man,  remarked the moralizer. \,   ���������  '   Well   rejoined the -demoralizer, if.I  was going to-be riiiiied at all I'd prefer prosperity.  Was Willingto Try it Again' "  Once when John D. Rockefeller was  playing goif a negro lad.crossed th������  links. Mr. -lockefeller had.just given  the ball-a vigorous stroke, and-the lad  received the missel squarely on the  head. . It was a heavy "ilc.v. but it  only stunned the ocy n. little, and after  blinking his eyes foi a moment ho waa  himself-again.  Mr."Rockefeller, who had rushed up  fearing" that the boy had been badly  Injured, was relieved Id find that he  took it" so calmly, and pulling a five-  dollar bill from his pockst. he gavo  it to tho youngster as a salvo for his  feelings.  The boy looked at tho bill and rjrin-  ned with delight.     Then h j looked at  Mr. Rockefeller and inquir-id: When  is you going to bo playing again?  K  it      The "blues-'-anxiety-sleeplessncss-and warnings of pain_ and dis-  the aingle purpose of curing woman's peculiar ailments.  Sold In liquid form or tabScts by  druggiut*���������or send 50 one-cent  stamps tot a box of Dr. Plerce'8  Favorite Prescription Tableti-.  Ad. Dr.R.V.Pierce,Buffalo>N.Y.  : Etxw woman aught re MVfV %e I  [ PeopUi Common Senut Mtfuxljld-,  Oser. tv R.V.- Pltrct, M. D. 1008 ,  pases. It aruvtrs .Questions et .sex���������  I Ttiichts mothsn hov-fa aits for tMr ,  Ichildnn ar.dtlamxbrc}. U ' "As tmet-,  I etneu doctor In V>u7 onn lionit. ,^ena ,  ' Knont^tnlitan^lo Di.-Pkrcaatatom. ( 3THE SUN, GRAND FORKS. BRITISH COLUMBIA.  V  r  it-  ������������������'������  Brightness  ^        BLACK  -A Paste  No Waste  | Tf?-*-*    " I No Dust  I the Y.Y. Dalley G> ltd.Hamilton.Ont.I No Rust  -   -        That Was the One  ��������� -Father was on the-warpath when he  came across Willie in an odd corner of  the garden. Willie, , he demanded,  have you eaten any of those pears' I  left in the,cupboard.. -  . Pa, replied Willie, I cannot tell a lie.  I have not touched one.  William, senior, eyed William, junior. Then how is it, asked the parent, that I foum' these three cores in  your bedroom,, and there -is only one  pear in the cupboard"?  Father, said Willie, calculating the  distance 'to the gate, that's the one I  didn't touch.  His Orders  Miltfl had 'just been maCi foreman  of the section _ -.ng, but he knew the  respect due Ins rauk.  Finnegan, he said stern!:- to an argumentative assistant," Oi'll hov nothing  out of yez but silence���������and mighty  little of that! '.   *"  .>-  <3UY FROM THE FAC i ORY DIRECT  A $3.00 Waist for $1.35, Postage Paid  Smart, perfect fitting Waist exactly  as Illustrated, made in a combination  . material of pure wool and silk. Soft collar ,and chits with patch pockets. Shades  srrey, mau-e, navy, light , and dark  2-ed; also -white with b.aclc, tan, sky and  anauve stripe,    Sizes 31 to 42.  We absolutely      aranleo these Waist.s  ���������Jo bo J3.00 value and .exactly as represented or  refund your  money.  '   Do not  overlook sending- the sine  and  shade* you"' desire..  ���������  Wo forward-all orders by return mail.  Send   banlc,   postal   or ..express   money  M>rder. to   * . .-  THE SELECT WAIST COMPANY   ,  898  Coirege   Street,   Toronto,   Ont.     ���������'  "We   Aim, to   Please" .  A Head Hard to Photograph  Ex-president Taft and the late. Justice Harlan, of the Supreme Court,  while piaying.golf on tnVMurray Bay  links near Mr."Tart's summer home,  were approach-d by a photographer,  pwho requested them to-sit for a picture toge;.Jer.' They consented, and  Justice Harlan, removing his/ cap, disclosed a.thoughtful but,decidedly bald  head which his exertions caused to  glisten in the "_sunlight.    .  You-"want to look out, Judge, said  Mr. Taft,'you'll'f6a the plate.  i . ��������� On Equal'Terms  ��������� 1 Every, one! at the' club 'thought my  Sat was lovely'; dear, said" Mrs. Holt!  with, a -beaming smile*!.' ', Of/course it  was not expensive. J I only ������������������ paid  Iwenty-twor dollars for it, but- it "is  quite as. lovely as Mrs. Itingley's,  which cost-her, seventy .five' dollars.  ' But the Ringleyt, are able to own  a more conspicuous pew in church  than we are, fal'.Jred her husband.  Well, she exclaimed, radiant, they  can't come In any later than we can.  Certainly Looked That V/ay  A Westerner who had never seen  the ocean "was standing on the beach  and ho asked tin beach-guard:  Say, mister, do you fellows sell this  water in case \>lks 'want to take a  sea bath in their rooms?  The beach guard thought -ie would  jolly him along and told him it was  fifteen cents a bucket, or two buckets  for'a quarter.     . -"'  The man seemed to think that was  too expensive and went away. When  he came around again it was low tide.  Great Scott, said he, but you've' sold"  a lot since morning, haven't'you?  A ,Cure ,for._Fever and Ague.���������Disturbance, of'the stomach ai." liver always .'precede 'attacks-* of fever and  ague, "showing-derangement of the digestive-organs "and deterioration in  the "quality 'of the' blood. In these  ailments Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  have been found" most effective, abating'the fever ."and'subduing the ague  hi a few days. -"'There are many who  are subject to these distressing disturbances and to these there is no better preparation procurable as a means  of relief. >    "  By LyHfa E. Pinkham's Vegetable- Compound���������Their  Own Stories HereToId.  How the Minister is Treated  Once upon a time a manager asked  George Ade if he had ever been taken  for a minister*  No, replied Ade, but I -avo been  treated like one  "ow was that?  I have been kept waiting for my salary six or seven months.  Magic "Nerviline"  Ends Stift Neck, Lumbago  Any Curable Muscuiar or Joint Pain is  Instantly Relieved by Nerviline  Get   Trial  Bottle   To-day  You don't hav to wait all day to  get the kink out of a stiff neck if you,  rub on Nervli.ne. And you. don't  need to go around complairing about  lumbago any more. You * can : ub  such things u.vay very Quickly with  Nerviline. It's the grandest liniment,  the quickest to penetrate, the' speediest to ease muscular pain of any kind.  On-������ twenty-five cent trial bottle of  Nerviline will cure any attack of lum-  ,bago or' lame back. This has been  proved a thousand times, just as it  was in the case of Mrs. E. J. Grayden,  of Caledonia, who writes:���������"I wouldn't think of going to bed ��������� Itl: ut knowing we had'Nerviline in the house."I  have used it .or twenty odd /ears and  appreciate its valu as a family remedy more and more every Jay. If any  of the children gets a stiff neck. Nerviline cures quick'y. If it is earache,  toothache, cold on .the uhest, sore  throat, Nerviline is always my standby. My husband *mce cured himself  of a frightful attack of lumbago by  Nerviline, and for a hundred ailments  that turn up in a large family Nerviline is by far the best thing to have  about you."  ^  are just as good  for the  Bladder   :  as they are for the Kidneys. If thero is trouble in retaining urine���������if  you have to get up threo or four times'or oitencr during tho night���������if the  urine is hot and scalding���������Gin Pills will quickly relievo the trouble.  Thoy cure tho kidneys and heal the irritated bladder. fiOc.a box;  6 for 82.50. .At all dealers or sent on receipt of price.  Sample free if-you mention this paper. 134  NATIONAL DRUG AND CHEMICAL CO., OF CANADA LIMITED.      - /   TORONTO.  -a-a-ga-c'g-'**^^  "2 in 1" and "3 in 1"  Just  ������s good an  Eddy'������  Matchaa  No other Washboards havo th*  zinc crimped by 'na method peculiar to EDDY'S Washboards.  This patented process eliminate*  tho danger of torn . linens���������ths  abuse of hands���������tha unploasantnaaa  of wash-dayv  It assures comfort and economy t������  the Greatest degre*. Insist en  EDDY'S.  ;  '-  r. And it Probably Would-  .-^This' advertisement recently appeared1 in .a, Western paper:   - -  Wanted���������A'/man to undertake the  sale of a new patent meu.cine. The  advertiser guarantees that it will be  profitable to 'the undertaker.  A.Useless Extravagance  Young Sandy returned home from  the fair with a barometer which he  had purchased and which he showed  to his mother with much pride, explaining that it was a machine for  telling when it's going io rain.  Losh me, exclaimed ,the good dame,  sic an extravagance. What for daj  ye suppose a mercifu' Providence gied  yer feyther the rheumatism?  FARMERS.  Can always make sure.of getting the highest    prices    for    WHEAT,    ������A'  BARLEY and FLAX, by shipping their car    lots to    FORT    WILLIAM  PORT ARTHUR and having them sold on commission by-"  THOMPSON, SONS AND COMPANY  THE    WELL-KNOWN    FARMER8' AQENT8  ADDI.ESS 700-708 Y., GRAIN   EXCHANGE, WINNIPEG    6-  Why He"Was Safe iii  -oiling  While travelling in Scotland an  American saw a very fine shepherd  dog and tried to induce hh owner to  sell him. .    .'  ,Vad ye be takin' him to America?  inquired the 'Scot.-. -  Yes, indeed!  replied the American.  I thought as muckle, said the old  man.     1 couldna pairt wi' Nero.  While they vere talking an English  tourist came aloug and the owner sold  the dog tc him for less than the American had offered.  You told m- you wouldn't sell that  dog, said the latter after the purchaser had departed with the'collie.  Na, na, said the Scot; said I couldna pairt wi' him. Nero'll be Lack in  a day or two, but he couldna swim the  Atlantic.  Minard's Liniment Cures-Distemper  He Was Right  Bobby, said the ��������� Sunday-school  teacher, cau you ' -ell mo the two  things necessary to baptism? .  Yes'm, said Bobby; water and a  baby.  Excelsior,  Life Insurance Go.  '   Assets       t$ S;600,000.00  .    Insurance 18,600,000.00  Absolute Security For  Policy Holders  Excelsior Policy Forms Approved by Dominion  Insurance Department  lor Agonoie3 apply to Provincial Offices at  WINNIPEG,     EDMONTON,     SASKAIOON,  VANCOUYEB, or Head Office. TORONTO  A DANGEROUS ANIMAL.  Tha value of a bull 13 increased and the danger eliminated  by cutting off his horns with a  KEYSTONE DEH0ENER. Ltauins  cattlemen and ranchmen endorse it.  Write for booklet G. H. H.  M'KENNA. 818 "Robert Street, To-  Toronto, Can. <-  HEALTH. FOR BABY  Edmonton, Alberta, Can. ��������� " I think  Jt 13 no more than right for me to thank  you for what your kind advice and Lydia  E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound have  done for me.  "When I wrote to you some time ago I  ���������was a very sick woman suffering from  female troubles. I had organic infiam-  mation and could not stand or walk any  distance. -At last I was confined to my  led, and the doctor said I would have  to go through an operation, but this I  refused to do. A friend advised Lydia E.  Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, and  bow, after .using three bottles of it, I  ?eel like a new woman. I most heartily  ���������recommend your medicine to all women  who suffer with female troubles. I have  also taken Lydia E. Pinkham's Liver  Pills, and think they are fine. I will  -never be without tlie medicine in the  house."���������Mrs. Frank Emsley, 903 Colombia Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta,  The Other Case.  f Beatrice*, Neb.���������"J ust after my marriage my left side began to pain me and  *the pain got so severe at times that I  Buffered terribly with it I visited three  doctors and each one wanted to operate  con mo but I would not consent to an operation. -I heard of the good Lydia E.  Pinkham's Vegetable Compound was  doing for others and I used several bottles of it with the result that I haven't  been bothered with my side since then.  I am in good health and I have two little  girls.' '���������Mrs. R. B. Child, Beatrice, Neb.  His Preference  A certain island in the "West Indies  is liable to the periodical advent of  earthquakes. One year before the  season of 'these terrestrial' disturbances Mr. X, who lived in the danger  zone, sent his two sons to the home  of a brother in England, to secure  them from the impending havoc.  Evidently the quiet of the staid  English household was disturbed by  the two young Wes'; Indians, for tlie  returning mail steamer carried a message to Mr. X, brief but emphatic:  Here are your boys; send mo the  earthquake.  POISONEJ) BY  Minard's   Liniment  Curcc  Colds   Etc.  Cause and Effect  Now, I-Ia'rry, asked the Sunday-  school teacher, wha. must we do before our sins t,.*n be forgiven?  That's easy,   replied   Harry  must sin.  We  W. N, U. 98P  The Real Question  My son, said tho father impressively; suppose I shot '.& be taken away  suddenly, what would become of you?  Why, said tho son irreverently, I'd  slay here; tho question is, what would  become of you?  ' That  Made a  Difference  She���������No, George, I am afraid I cannot marry you. I want a man who  possesses a noble ambition; whose  heart is set on attaining some high  and worthy object.  He���������Well, don't I want you?  She���������Oil, George! I am yours!  His One Chance  You eat very little, Mr. 'Smith, said  the maiden coyly to the bashful lover  who had been invited to share tlie family Christmas dinner.  Yes, replied he,, and for once he  saw a chance and, grasping his courage, lit- said: To sit next to you, Miss  Grace, is to -loso one's appetite.  At a rel-'gious festival ii. the mid-  ale ages a child was gilded all over to  represent a golden image of a saint.  Ho di--d in a few hours.     Why?  The pores ot f*e skin were clogged  vath the material used for gilding, and  he was poisoned by the imp .rities of  his own blood, which were prevented  from getting out through the skin.  This is a good -lustration of the  effect of pore;clogg:ng powder on the  'general health, and should be' understood most particularly by mothers  who are accustomed to use powders  for chafinr and irritation of baby's  shin.  The action of Dr. Chase's Ointment  is entirely different, because *c is absorbed by tht. skin, increases the activity of the pores, and while relieving itching >nd irritation, it makv,s  the skin soft and smooth. Its marvellous healing properties are a revelation to persons who use it for the  first time, and it cannot prove other  than beneficial to tho most tender  skin.  They Had no Effect  Don't all those papers make you  tired? asked the kindly .'.isfosed man  of the little newsboy who was struggling alonguindo-- a huge load of evening papers.  Naw, replit-d the newsboy with supreme contempt.     I can't   ead.  Jenks and the Abstemious Fish  Say, said Jones to Browi., you told  me that young Jenks drank like a  fish.  So he does.  But I have it on the best authority  that henever touches a drop oi liquor.*  Well, neither does a fish.  Try   Murine   Eye    Remedy  If you have Red, Weak, Watery Eyes  or Granulated Eyelids. Doesn't Smart  ���������Soothes Eye Pain. Druggist? Sell  Murine Eyo Remedy, Liquid, 25c, 50c,  Murine Eye Salve in Aseptic Tubes,  25c,  50c.    Eye Books Freo by Mail.  An Eyo Vonlo Qood lor All Eyoa that Naiad Can*  ?4ur3ao Eyo Romcdy Co.,  Chicago  To keep    th-    baby   healthy   and  strong his little stomach must be kept  sweet and his bowels working regularly���������that is th . secret of health in little  ones.     The mother.-who keeps'.a" supply of, Baby's Own Tablets in the house  can feel reasonablysurethather^ittle  ones are goins, tc escape the results of  childhood ailments,.for t-/e'Tablets instantly reliev- and cure-.such troubles  as constipation, indigestion, colds, colic and worms by regulating the sto.n-  rch   anj  boweU-     Concerning  them  Mrs. Ja3. Doioche,  Cache' Bay,  Out.,  writes: "I lu-vi used Baby's Own Tablets for throo years and    ave always  found them '.ho best rem-dy for little  ones."    They are , sold    by .medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Wilii-.ms' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Cnt.  How He Knew  No, complained the Scotch proZess-  or tu his students; ye dinna use your  faculties of j^s^rvation. . Ye dinna  use them.      For instance���������  Picking up jar of chemicals of vile  odor he stuck one fin ;er into it an J.  then into his mouth. *  Taste it, gentlemen! he commanded, a������ he passed the vessel from student to student.  After each one had licked his finger  and had fel- rebellion through his  whole soul, Ihe old professor exclaimed triumphantly:  I tol' ye so. Ye dinna use your  faculties. For if he had obsarved ye  would ha' seen that the finger I stuck  into the jar was nac the finger I stuck  Into my mouth.  Children suffering from worms soo -.  show the lymptoms, ant, any mother  can detect the presence of these parasites by the writhings and fretting of  the Jiild. Until expelled t.nd the system cleared of them, the .hild cannot regain its health. Miller's Worm  Powders are prompt and. efficient, not  only for the eradication of worms,  but also as a tone* up for children  that aro run down in consequence.  Tut, Tut  She frowned on him and called him  Mr.,  Because, in fun, he merely kr.  And then, ' i spite,  The following night.  The naughty Mr. kr. sr.  .-���������ATE NTS ,  Patent Your Ideas. No delay, and wo'  will sell it for you if tho iuea has merit.--  Send si:etch for free report. .Informa1 .  tion on patent and list of inventions,  wanted mL..ed .freo.  J.   A.   MACMURTRY <i,  CO'Y,  Patent Attorneys  154 Bay Street, Toronto, Canada  A New Answer to an Old Question  What would happen if an ii resistible  force met an immo'vablo body? asked  the professor of acic-nce.  The result, replied the pretty co-ed,  would be some very interesting by-products.  Vhe  family   remedy 'for 'Coueh3   and   CoId������*  Small   dose.    Small bottle.    Best since  1870.  Getting ^0 Kno /  Plow's Wilbur getting along with his  new automobile? asked Brown.  Finely, said WilLar's friend: He's  got so now that he can almost tell  what's the matter when it won't go.  Actions Spoke Louder Than Words  Yes, said George, I told -er I was  going to kiss her once for every step  of tho way.  What did she say?  Got awful mad. But I noticed that  sLo wore her hobble s* '-t  Breakfast Call  mean a dish of crisp, golden-  brown  t  served   with a sprinkling   of  sugar and some  rich, cream.  This delightful food made  of choice Indian Corn-flaked  and toasted���������is ready to  serve direct from the package.  Just the thing for breakfast, lunch or supper, winter  or summer.  A try tells why !  Toasties are sold by  cers���������everywhere.  gro-  Canad.an Postum Cereal Company,  Ltd..  Windsor, On:  !;< THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS, - B. C.  3ij������ (gratt&iFnrkB #������n DA  G. A. Evans, Editor and.Publisher   | f|  SUBSCRIPTION BATB8 :'  ���������('.    ' ...  /ire tear. :, $1.50  hie Tear (In advance)....;      1.00  One Year, In United State*     1.50  Address alt communications to  The Gkani)Porks Sun,  -*honb ft74        ' ���������     Grand Fohks, B.C  FRIDAY, MARCH 6,   1914  Will Commence Next Thurs:  day and Ooritinue(LTntil  . the 18th  The spoon fed government newspapers of the province have a great  deal to say about what they term  the excessive cost of the Grand  Trunk Pacific. Some of them do  not know what they are talking  about. They merely repeat slanderous statements in order to bask  in the sunshine of the administra  tion." If they would explain to the  people what,has become the eleven  ��������� million dollars surplus supposed to  have been in the provincial treasury  a-year ago, they could speak on a  subject of which all of Jjhein posse s  more or less intimate knowledge.  The third annual apple-packing  school to be held in this city under  .the auspices of the Grand Forks  Farni^rt-' institue will commence  next Thursday and continue until  the 18th ins'fc. Mr. Castner will be  the instructor this year. There ate  yet some vacancies for this school,  and applications should'be left with  the secretary of the institute as  early ab possible.  TAKES OFF DANDRUFF,  HAIR STOPS FALLING  For these dark mornings  '_produce a   tendency   to  . sleep, m? , Best -thing you  - can get to counteract this  ���������  tendency.Js 'a good reliable''alarm  clook. v Our   -  stock is largez bur prices  "  are low, and "every clock .  is Guaranteed.  A, D, MORRISON ^^?������tz^.  (T  Don't forget that The Sun has,the  best job printing deparrment in the  Boundary country. . - ..  THICK, GLOSSY HAIR  "   FREE FROM DANDRUFF  GirlsI.Try^t! Hair gets "soft, fluffy and  beautiful���������Get a 25 cent-bottle  of Danderine.  Save your Hair!   Get a 25 cent bottle  of Danderine right now���������Also  stops itching scalp.;  Prorogation of the rubber-stamp  legislature at Victoria took place  at 10 o'clock on Wedm-sday night.  A marked improvemen' in the bur  business is noted by our exchanges  from a number of constituencies.  No wonder J. S. H. Matson's  newspaper admirers Mackenzie and  Mann'and is smitten with respect  for their indomitable energy and  courage in view of the additional  guarantee they have forced from tbe  government. And yet although  Mr. Matson has operated on a small  er scale in his dealings with the .McBride government it is impossible,  when we think of tl*iat one unique  transaction of $45,000 of his, a perfect gem of a holdup as~it was,not to  feel that if the fates had been kinder  than they were to the proprietor of  the Colonist, and had given him  range for his truly remarkable ability  in negotiating with the administration at Victoria, there never would  have been a chance in British Columbia for the promoters of the Canadian Northern. Mr. Matson would  have corralled the province.���������Vancouver Sun.  Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy  hair is mute evidence of a neglected  scalp;   of dandruff���������that awful scurf.  There is nothing so destructive to  the hair as dandruff. It robs the hair  of its lustre, its strength and its very  life; eventually producing a feverish-  ness and itching of the scalp, which  if not remedied causes tjje hair root:  to shrink, loosen and. die���������then tt  hair falls out fast. A little Danderi, ���������  tonight���������now���������any time���������will sn ���������  save your hair.  Get a 25 cent bottle of Knowltou's  Danderine from any drug store. You  surely can have beautiful hair and lots  of it if you will just try a little* Dan-_  derine.     Save   your   hair!    Try   it!  If you caro for heavy hair' that glis  ton*- with beauty and is radiant, wiLh  life; Las an incomparable softness and  is iluffy and lustrous, try'Danderine  Just one application doubles tlu  beauty of your hair, besides it immediately dissolves > every particle oi  dandruff. You can -not have iik-f  heavy, healthy hair if you haM  'dandruff.- This "destructive scurf-robr  the hair, of its lustre, its strength and*  its very life, and if.not overcome it  produces a feverishness and Itching of  the scalp; the hair' roots "famish,  loosen and die; then the hair falls out  fast Surely get a 25-oent bottle of  Knowlton's Danderine from-any drug  store and just try it. ,v  -^  use !_ iiuiitjuiraiJilS.  The latest and greatest musical instruments,  i" * Hear, this'once .and' you will ^yant one" in your;  .  home.    Call afr'our. s-}ore and' listen to the re-.  '/'production of (mu"sic in a; natural way.   -  ' - *\-  Woodland  & Ouinri  Tlie.Rexall Druggists  ^  -J>  About Our Choice Cuts of  * * . ��������� ' - i- ,-     >'  Beef, Porki Mutton and Veal  .>-'-. "-' ,-,-;���������*,.- '.-       -.  -.    .   -       -"    t A Nice Line of Fresh'  ..-'   ,  ���������     /.;  : \ '_.. 'Poultry and Fisli ;       :;  ���������" - *   t    \ ���������'"' ' - Always in "Stock/    '' ;''s" ' ,/' "*-  "Try the Shamrock^ Brand.  IEWS OP THE CITY  Mrs. E A. Harris, formerly Mrs.  R. L. Miles, returned to Nelson after  visiting friends in the city.    "*  H. E  Woodland  Monday.  visited   Nelson  Mr and Mrs. Robert Lawson re-  turued on Saturday from a week's  visit to the coast cities.  Advertise all the time. Don't  think last year's adverting will do  for this year also. It.won't. There  are too many others pushing thflr  business to give any one advertiser  a cinch on the   people's   memories.  \ is a  right  here.���������Wanamaker.  "Out   of   sight, out of   mind,'  saying   entirely     applicable  The Grand   Forks   hockey   club  defeated Nelson on    Monday  night,  at   Nplson,    by   a   score of 4 to 0.  The   game   was  played*in an inch  and a half of slush and water.  The Grand Fork-* hock������v  pnrrpndred thp Nelson Daily  cup without a con test.       *.  The Grand Forks Poultry association met tonight and elected officers  nnd transaotpd other bu-unpss.  (Concluded from Page 1.)  White Wyandottes had the highest  average of any breed in the egg-  laying contPit last year.- '���������Thetrnoral.  of this, gentlp reader, is that'!'-when  yon hear talk of "egg machines,"  don't forget that'..4he White Wvan-  dotte is strictly in it. ' Another good  point in favor of my favorite breed is  that when you want goo'd sitters  and splendid mothers, -the Wyan  dotte fills the bill to perfection, and  many small b eeders would do well  to intrust their eggs to -uch hi ds instead of machines.  Even thelaige brepder will find  it  to   his   'ivantngp   to do thp same in  (.I,,*-, I raising   chicks    from   mii-iII pens of  News   n,C! ,1PSl pt������('!f-  The writer ihir ks ttvit t p originators of thi������ "rand American breed  have co'tfnrrpd a g'eat benefit on  mankind, and this nhor a iclc ��������� is  no more than a slight, tribute to  tlinr skill and jii'lsmfnt  Grand Forts  Second-  HJ   Q. 'WINNIPEG AVE  and -More _oP.w niPe,-note  We Buy, SelFand Exchange  Everything --We also do all-kinds  of Tailoring'Work. We are Experts in FuVier Work, Cleaning,  "Pressing and Repairing. Satisfaction guaranteed in everything.  H. Raneson, Proprietor  Geo/rE.- Massie  rt'oegir'tw-ttfw-*  clntyre  . Shelf and Heavy  Hardware  Wagons    Sleighs  All Kinds of Building Material  0  Second Street, Grand Forks  Fashionable  Ladies' and Gentlemen's  TAILORING  of Every Description  Bridge Street  rand Forts, B. G.  -They are usually-best  and most satisfactory -  in the end.  HUNGARY'S BEST  ^BOTfLED BEER "���������%  ��������� * is a-home product-of :-"  real , merit."    Get'   _a~ \'-  a case today and try it  Tnow."  Ask for it.   '  GRAND FORKS BREWING  , -   COMPANY ;-���������  $1.-50  PER DOZEN " DELIVERED-  AT.YOUR  SERVICE  WHITE WYANDOTTE  S. C. RHODE ISLAND REDS .  EGGS FOR HATCHING  Orders taken for day old chicks  I have .two nice pens of White  Wyandottes mated up, and one pen  of Reds. :.'":.   ���������  Prices from either pen, or Dii*ced as  you like, $2.00 per 12, $3.50 por 24,  '$5.00 per 36. Day-old chicks, 25c  each- ;  All infertile eggs are replaced providing they are returned after test, on  the 10th day. '     .  -Fifty setting hens 'wanted. Let me  know what you have gob.  E. E.W. Mills  GRAND    FORKS,   B.   O.  Modern Rigs and Good  Horses at All Hours at  ���������the  Model Livery Barn -  Burns <S O'Ray, Props.  Phone 68 Second Street  Palace Barber Shop  tiu/.or Honlntr a Sjioelaiy.  y^m, B. Glanville  -Sanita.ry Dairyman  GRAND  FORKS, B.C.  Milk and Cream delivered to all parts of the city  daily. Dairy absosolutely  sanitary. Wo endeavor.lb  please our customers.  nartinHulleri  A/1 Kinds of Dray ing  DEALER IN  Wood and Coal  OFFICE AT  The Mann Drug Co. 's Stot e  PHONE 35  RESIDENCE PHONE R 18  P. A,  Z,   PARE,  Proprietor  1st Dooit North op Gka*nby Hotel,  Grand   Forks Transfer  PHONE 129    ..  Sole Agents for  Fikst Stuekt.  WOOD and FENCE POSTS  Dry   four-foot   Y\v  and  Tamarack Cedar andT-am-   ���������  arac Posts. ..Prompt attention to phone ordrrs.  A���������    GALLOWAY  RANCH WOOD DEALER  PHONE L 14  Teaming of All Kinds.  Bus and Baggage at All  Trains. ���������  Mclntyre S  Mclnnis, Proprietors  If you read The Sun you get, the  news of the city, the  province and  the world.   It is possible'for a Suu  ..reader to keep abreast of the times  COLUMBIA, B,G/'without the aid of the daily   papers.  <1  '��������� m-  ^-rjg".  VSSZ*  &  kmM0m  Our Cash System and New Cash Prices hZm���������?nS>������o  sentiment in favor of buying at home.    Our Special Sale will, by special request, be  carried  oh during next week, when the same low prices will prevail.,  ' T'hn T^rinsiG we are se^lin^ at is bringing us the- business, and the, catalogue houses  -1 llkz ��������� JLtlCt^O are suffering-accordingly. We have adopted their cash system and can  equal them in prices, while we far excell them -in quality. Come during next week and  prove it. .  R. Campbell  4H'  N  sre-���������  |I@SII:^S  Suit Cases \  - A cowhide case in dark tan, in   a  ,     hard, smooth finish  steel frame;  two outside straps, secured with  bell   revits. .   A    durable" and  handsome case; size 24 inches.  ' Final Finish $8.25  Trousers  The kind that hang well and have  - ��������� service as well. -    *  Final Finish..-..:-... .$3.90  L . Don't Forget, Men  It is your last chance .to secure  a  a Suit at Creditors' Price  Entire stock at similar Reductions.  Men. Men  Do you consider the importance  of now'being able to purchase  Campbell's Clothing at Creditors' Prices?    '  Trunks  Did You Ever  Before have an opportunity to take  advantage  only 8 days.  oJI/feri.s Shoes  Suits and Overcoats Every pair made for style  as  well  .--    - ���������    -���������      .        ,, i    uetore nave an opportunity ou -,������,*.������>  Ttto  straps running  all    around;      advant        of ^  Creditors' Sale  - brass  lock;   double  tray.    Ihe; d|  l-..-wif t-Tn-n-il?- +cit������ rravp hiiir 1 . ���������> ���������!  best trunk for travelling.  Final Finish $8.00  Suits, for service,   Overcoats for,  comfort; all sizes.   Former price  to $19.00,  Final Finish $10.00  as comfort.    Try to match them  elsewhere for the price we mark  them.  ~  Final Finish $3.90  -    - Gloves  $1.50 silk-lined Gloves for. .$1.15  2.50 Mocha Gloves for. *.... 1.60  1.75 Buckskin Gloves for.. 1.20  1.75 Gauntlet* work Gloves.  1.20  Shoes  Hand-welt and bench made, box  Calf, Vici, Gun Metal and Tan  ' Willow. Sold everywhere at  $5.50.    Creditors' price.. .$4.40  Better Undervsear  Yellow,      Gold    Fleece   Viking  brand underwear, 3 thread; regular price j3.75.   Creditors'. $2.90  Union Suits,' Creditors'  Better Shirts  5.80  Here are Soft Shirts, collars separate, of extra quality. Campbell's price 2.75,  Creditors' price '.$1.95  ..jjj ijimm������^.-3i>  Negligee Shirts  For  men  who   care about  their  -. dress. Soft Shirts, Colored Shirst  of    every     conceivable     kind.  Values up to $1.95.  Creditors' price $1.20  Eiderdown Comforters  A light and dainty comforter with  genuine p'urified Siberian  down  -  tilling. No roughness, well tilled,  covered on both sides with pret-  " ty  French  sateen in handsome  colorings; stitched in fancy scroll  and panel eifect.    Full size.  Creditors' price.- $0.50  Hats  Here is a hummer for you  to  investigate.   New-   nifty    shapes.  Price up to 2.75.  Creditors' price $1.50  Entire stock at similar eductions.  "��������������������� ���������  sraoa  Put Us to the  T\pkcf We want y������u-t0  ������ C25L. test our every  statement, our ��������� every assertion, and last,but by no means  least, test the -merit of our  offerings., "���������'.-���������.  Benefit=Benefit  Raising  Cash   for   Creditors  Stock -of  on  ���������  Grand Forks, B. C.  We Are Forced  To Raise $1400 Cash  To meet creditors'claims.  We are going to do.it  without delay.  Last Price  Hatchet  Now Swung  /.,.'��������� -4 I J-^IrS Lj������.V.?S*.^;K&^^^  - \  STHE SUN, GRAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  S't.  Hia Finish  Fred Jenks is your next-door neighbor, now, isn't he? remarked a man  while calling on a friend onj evening.  Who did you say "J  Fred Jenks. I understand he 13 a  finished cornetist.  Is he?     Good! Who did it?  "   *VITJ  ihe  la Growing Smaller Every Day.  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS are  responsible���������they I  only give relief���������  they permanently.  cure Constipation.    Millions use  them for  B.lioas.  ness, Indigestion, Sick Headache, Sallow Skin.  Small Pill, Small Done, Small Price.  Genuine must bear Signature  Use it for eczema, ulcers,  ,'col'd - soros, chap p e d  hands, poisoned woucdi,  piles, scalp sores, and fill  skin injuries and^isc&sei.-'  Best balm for', baby*  Purely herbal. All druggists and stores 50c box.  Their Message  ?Le 'evening callers  were  chatting  with their hosts when there came a  patter of little feet along the'hall.  Hush, whispered tho hostess, raising  her hand, the children are coming with  their good-night message. It always  gives me a feeling of reverence to hear  tliem. They are "o much nearer to  Heaven than wo, aad they speak from  the fullness of their little hearts never  so freely as when tho dark has come.  Listen!  There was a moment's pause, and  tlien the message came in a shrill  whisper: Mamma, it ran, Willie found  a cockroach in the tub.  cThe  - child's  delight.  ���������The  picnicker's  choice.  Everybody's  favorite.'  ��������� W. CLARK. U'Pt., Montreal.  No Socialist He  Your husband is a Socialist, I believe? asked a friend at the reception  of Mrs. Smith.  A Socialist? rcpliet. Mrs: Smith. No,  indeed. \Vhj������he hates to make calls  with mo.      -��������� ,    -  His Gift  , A young man was dqeply"_ in lovo  with a beautiful girl. One"day she  told him that the' next day would bs  her birthday, and he laughingly said  that he would < send her a bunch of  roses, one  or each year of her life.  That evening he wrote to his florist  ordering twenty-four roses to be sent  to the young woman on the first da-  livery next clay.  The proprietor of the flower shop  looking over the mail in the morning  saw the order and said to tin foreman:  John, here's an order from young  Mr. Flint for twenty-four roses. He's  a mighty good customer, so put in a  dozen extra ones.  And the young man never know what  made the girl so,angry with him.  No Use -,'���������'-'  They were out sailing , when the  wind died away, leaving them becalmed. The-y.oung man urged his fair  companion to whistle for soma wind.  , Oh, no, she said archly,"there is no  telling what you will do .when I got  my lips all puckered up.  I won't do anything at all, he promised.  Well, she returned, then    I    won't  whistle.  PALMISTRY  Your Life's in Your Hand! Head  Your Own Future!- i'end Postal Note 25  cents and stamped addressed, envelope  to Crescentia, the well known scientific palmist v.ho will mail you chart  ��������� from which you can 'read your own future. It will fully describe your, past  and future life and it can be a constant  guide in life. CRESCENTIA, 8, Stobart  Block,  Winnipeg.  Book Free.    A s<mpl������  Home   treatment removed  tamp from this Sady's breast  Old sores, ulcers  and  growths cured.    Describe  (TOBf Sronfale > w* will send booh and testimonials.  &HE CANADA CANCER INSTZTUTE, Mmitho  tO CHURCHILL, AVE.. TORONTO  Dm r������������i 'out or sokts-ruh down'ot'oot the blunt  tMirrut from ������DNxr. bladdbk. Nzxvoue diseasis,  ������BBOIIICW������JlKHIS3KS.ULCSRS.3JtrHERL'PTIONB,PILia  oriM (or my FREB book, the L103T instructitX  entDICAX. soox ever writteh.it tells ALL about UCM  HERAPION ������?"%������&  SITa the naiady for YOUR OWN tfhnwit. Don't s*s4s ISO*.  dLkcolat������l7FREK. No'fonoirap'clrcnlari. Ds LBCUBS  WD. CO. HAVSUXCCS <U>- UAMrgTIAD. LONDON, BS*  As Her Mother Saw It  'Have you spoken of our love to your  mother-as yet? he asked.  Thp girl shook her head.   .  Not as yet, she whispered.  ���������Has she noticed nothing?  She has noticed that I have been  acting queerly of late, but she thinks  it's just biliousness.    '   -  She Didn't Wait, for Mamma  Miss-Doyle,  said   the   six-year  old  to the visitor, who was    waiting   for  Mamma,  will, you  take. one  of your  shoes off a minute?  My shoes? repeated Miss Doylo in  amazement; why, Johnnie.  Why, I heard Mamma say you wore  getting crow's feet awfully. -/  A safe and sure medicine for a child  troubled with worms i'. Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator.  She Took Every Precaution  Jane, said tlie mistress, ho*v was it  that I saw you eating of our cake last  evening?  I'm "sure I don't know, Ma'am, answered +he maid. I thought I had covered 'the keyhole.  Write for;Puie^LttstHtei  We also buy Hides and Seneca root.  The Label Regulated the Price  What you l sed,   Madam,   said   the  physician to his fashionable lady patient, is oxygen.     Come every afternoon for inhalations.     They will cost  . you five dollars each.  There, said the lady, I just knew that  other doctor didn't know his business.'  He told me all I needed was plain  fresh air.  She Thought He Had Forgotten  Mischa Elmr.r, the .violinist, was  playing at a" reception at . Ilussian  Prince's and, lie says, for an "urchin of  seven; as I wa- at that tim-s I flatter  myself I rattled off Beethoven's 'Kreut-  zor Sonata' finely! This sonata, you  know, has in.it several long and impressive rests. In one of these rests  a motherly old lady, leaned forward,  patted my shoulder and said: 'Play  something yo    know, dear.  A Friendly Request-  He was subject to fainting spells and  before starting out he wrote this note,  which he pinned to his shirt.  To the Doctor: If I fall on the street  an������ .m taken to the hospital do not operate. My~appendix has been removed twice already.  TAKE NOTICE  We publish simple, straight testimonials, not .press agents' interviews,  from well-known people.  From all over America they testify  -.    the merits    of    MINARD'S    LINIMENT, the best of Household Remedies.  MINARC'S LINIMENT CO.', LIMITED  Overcome by the Use of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills  Throughout Canada la grippe (influenza) prostrates thousands   of   busy  men and women'every."winter, wreck:  i, o   their  health  and  leaving  behind  numerous serous ailments. ��������� 'It is the  after effects of la grippe that cause  such widespread misery. '  Here.is the  reason.      La grippe leaves behind it  weakened   vital 'powers,' a  shattered  nervous system, impure    nd impover-  idied blood, and a low state of health  that reudej-s the- sufferer   extremely  liable to rheumatism", indigestion, -neur:  algia and nervous disorders.   You can  avoid" la grippe tnlirely'   by   keeping  the blood tich and pure through the occasional use of Dr.    Williams'    Pink  Pills. -   Or if, because you have not  recognised  your  blood   weakness,   la  grippe fastens its fangs upon you, its  disastrous after-effects ca:i be driven  out by the s. me medicin-'.'   Dr.    Williams' Pink Pills increas j and- enrich  the  blood   supply,   feed  the  starving  nerves, and  thus  impart new health  and  new  strength  to  enfeebled  men  and  women.      Mr.  G. St.  Clair, connected with the  fun Life* Assurance  Co., Halifax, N.S., c-.ys:  "I was taken  down with a heavy cold an . la grippe  and   was   confined   to' the  house  for  some weeks.   I had the best of medical f-ttention, and although the doctor  said I was cured I was -.till far from  well, and did not have the  rlra necessary for a strenuous business life, and  did not attenc to either office or field  work.     Talking with a friend he said  'Why not try Dr. Willi.*.: s' Pink Pills.;  I decided to do so, and befor    I had  used a box felt an improvement, and  before long*the tills made mo feel like  a new man.     I can't therefore say too  much in favor of this valuable medicine, and hope that any who may read  this and be in need of med'oal attention will'be persuaded to try this truly  wonderful medicine."  You can get these health-renewing  Fills through any medicine dealer or  by mail post paid at 50 cents a box  or six boxes .or $2.50 from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Out.  What Ailed Willie  There was a sound of , revelry by  night, for the Bloggscs were giving a  party. Mr. Bloggs was singing: "lis  Love that Makes the World Go Hound,  and Master Bloggs seized the opportunity "to slip Into tho other room with  his father's pipe.   ,  Shortly afterward it was apparent  that Willie wasn't well.       /  ' Goodness,  child!, cried his  mother,  have you bee'n smoking?  'Tain't that, Ma, said Willie feebly,  if it's true what Pa's been singing  about���������I must be in love.  I  THE   0,l_D, RELJA'BLE  BUSHED 1840  *   . . - Probably the Germ  Mr.'Greene was threatened with a  contagious disease, and when his.little  son, Ned, who was of a very affectionate disposition, came to embrace liim  before retiring, he said:  Neddie, my con, you musln'thug m-j.  You'll catch tl4c 'scarlet fever.  Ned looked at"' hi& father in' amaze-'  ment for a mo.aen't. ��������� Then he asked:  Say, Father, who" did you hug?  ESTA!  regarded   as   THE  ... -      v/hen  having:' re!  tlves and friends come out to  $���������������  .popularly       _  l.i A E  to'use When having;' rela-  Warts on V.e hands is a disfigurement that troubles, many ladies. Hol-  loway's Corn Cure . will remove, the  blemishes without pain.  Rubbing.it in  Mr. Wilkins was, near the exploding  point when Lis neighbor met him in  the street.  That man, Tompkins, he burst out,  has, more nerve than anyone I -ever  met. , ��������� -   -   -  Why? asked his neighbor curiously.  He camo over to my house last evening and borrowed my gun to kill .-.  dog that kept him awake at nights."  Well, what-of that? -      "���������  Why, shouted Mr. Wilkins, it was.my  dog he killed. -4 .      "   -���������  How She Knew  Efiie, said Mr.rgie, who was poring  over her .first reader, how can I tell  which is a 'd* and which is' a 'b'?  That's easy, said Effie wisely, the  'd' has its tummy en its back.  How it Wao Accounted For  How does it happen, said the teacher to the new pupB; that your name is  Allen and your ��������� mother's name is  Brown?  Well, explained the small boy, after  a moment's thought, you see, she married again and I didn't.  50c. a bo* or 6ix boxes for $2.50  av all dealti3, or The Dodda Medicine Compa.iy, Limited Toronto,  Canada.  W. N. U, 986  Why She Said It .  King George wa's being entertained  at a private luncheon recently when  the tiny daughter of the hostess, being  spoken \o by His Majesty, responded  politely and lisped: I think Your Majesty ith a very remarkable man.  Astounded at such precocity the  King smiled, and -".sited kindly: Why  do you say that, my dear?  Becauth Ma told me to, was the unexpected reply.  On moving into a new neighborhood  the small boy of the family was cautioned not to fight with his new acquaintances. One day Tommy came  home with a black eye aud badly bespattered with mud.  Why, Tommy, said his mother, did  not I tell you not to fight until you had  c   -ited one     indrec  Ye, sniffled Tommy, and look what  Willie Smith did while I was counting  one hundred.  Ready for His Job  Wh 5ii the waiters struck in New-  York seventy of the^seventy-five cooks  employed at one of the largest hotels  went out. This left the kitchen rather  inadequately manned, and the proprietor hurried downstairs . .o see'what  could be done He found one of the  live faithful ones ready for business.  You will remain? asked the proprietor.  Yes, sir.  You will help us cook for our patrons?  "Yes  sir.  What do you do? What sort of  cook are you?  I   make  proudly  the   meriuguc!    he    said  quickly stops  coughs,  cures  colds, and  hcate  the throat and lunss.        :������������������       ::       2S cents.  The train struck the man, did it  not? asked! the lawyer of the engineer  at the trial.  It did, sir, said the engineer.  Was the m;.n on' the track, sir?  thundered the lawyer.  On the track? asked the engineer. Of  course he was. No engineer worthy of  his job would run his train into the  woods after a man.  Time lost because of headaches,  lassitude and depressions of biliousness, is worse than wasted.  Biliousness yields quickly to the  safe, certain home remedy���������  A New Use for Doctors.  A farmer rushed nip to the home of  a country doctor in the village 1 ite" one  night and besought him to come at  once to a distant farmhouse.  The medicine man hitched up his  l.orse and they -cli-ove fuiiously to the  farmer's home. Upon 'their arrival  the farmer said: " ^  How much is your fee, Doc?      -*'  Three dollars, said tho -physician in  surprise. *   . . . - -  Here y'are, said tho farmer, handing  over the. money; the blamed -liveryman wanted fiv. ��������� dollars to drive me  home.  FJftOM   TIIE  OLD, COUNTRY  The .service   ottered   Is   unex-  ' celled In  COMFORT  Tho new twin screw steamships  carrying one class (II) Cabin and  tnlra class only,  ANDAMA^aad   AJLAUJVIA  13,400   Tona   Bach  , "Were added to the  CANADIAN -SERVICE  In   1918,    and    are    replete   with  every, modern ^Improvement.  MAGNIFICENT APPOINTMHIVTS  Lounge,   Gymnasium,   Drawing  Room, Smoking Room; Open'and  Covered   Promenades,   Orchestra.  ���������Other; splendid,"'steam'jhlpa   are:  ' ASOA2YIA    (aew),������������������ AUSOJVIA   '  . 10,000 tons 8,000 tons  -.  Carrying one class (II) Cabin and  third class only.  FRANCONIA   (new. 1011)  LACONIA- (now 1012)    -     ���������  _ 18,150 tons each���������Twin Bcretr  CARMANIA  (20.000 tons),  Triple  .��������� ��������� Screw Turbine .   '    .    ,  Carrying- First, Second' and Third  Class. '   "    '  The Cunard .Company also ���������  maintain services between -New  York, Queenstown, Fishguard,  Liverpool, Boston, Queenstown,  Fishguard, Liverpool. New York,  Mediterranean, Adriatic. Including* the fastest steamers In- the  world, "Lusltanla" and- "Mauritania." .  Now   building1  for  Canadian  . Service:  8.S. '���������AVRANIA*'���������14,000 Tons  For descriptive literature,'sailing's, etc., apply to any Railway  or--SteamshIp Agent, or  ' THE   CUSTARD   STEAMSHIP  COMPANY, LTD.  304 Main St., Winnipeg; Man,  THE JOHN INGLIS CO,  .   ~--.LIMITED ' ;  ENGINEERS & BOILERMAKERS  He Wac Looklnr; Too  An Ohio i.*.rmer wrote ilia: he owne!  nine cows, a:.d '.'sked Representative  Nicholas Longworth to se--d him a Government exterminator for flies. He  got  this, reply:  Sorry, but I, too, am in quest of'the  same thing. I have no cows, but I  have a bald head.  Mr. Zangwill's Preference-  Israel Zangwell, while visiting in Chicago, was once seated at dinner next  to a young woman who, knowing his  religion, .asked -impertinently: Mr.  Zangwill, iiow do you like our Chicago  ham.  The great Jewish writer looked placidly at her. Madam, Lo replied, I  much prefer it to your Chicago tongue.  Ejgi.*ie3 of all kinds. Boilers of all  kinds, Pumping Machinery, Tauks,  Heavy Plate Wcrk, etc���������Writ-** lor  prices. .  14 STRACHAN AVE.,  TORONTO,       -      CANADA  ��������� Louis had made loud and repeated  calls for more turkey at the Christmas  dinner. After she had disposed of a  liberal quantity she was told chat  too much turkey would make her sick.  Looking wistfully at the fowl for a  moment she said:  Well, give me anuzzer piece an' send  for the doctor; -  RES������ AND KEALTK10 MOTHER AND BHIffl.  Mrs. Winslow's ' Soothing Syrtjs lias been  SScuiorovcs SIXTSf --fEARS by *urT*,J-,IONS of  MOTHERS Sox tlieir CHICUREN V/H/L3E5  TEETHING- with PERFECT SUCCESS, it  SOOTHES the CHILD. SOFTENS the GU.VIS,  /-.'* I..Vx'������ all PAIN -. CURES WIND COLIC, and  is the best remedy foi- .DIAURHCEA. - It Is al>  sohitelv harmless. Be sure and ask Sot "Mr3.  WlasloVs Soothing Syrup," and iate BOOtreS  isiiicL   Xwenty-Uvecentsa Bottle,   '  When Mr. Abbott called on a "young  woman one evening he was being en- -  tortained  by her young- brother, Andrew, until she "made her appearance.  If you don't give mo a quarter, said - -  little Andrew, I am going to tell.about  you kissing my sister.  ��������� But I hadn't thought of kbsing your  sister, protested Mr. Abbott.  You ain't?-"*, .ic". Andrew,,plainly puzzled;   then what did, she pay, me to  "say that to you for?   \  , ^  '  : .  DRY IRRITATING HACK OF BRONCHITIS   .  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At  night I would awaken with a dry irritable eeling in my throat. I couldn't cough up anything, but very soon  coughed my throat in.to.quite an in-  flammed condition. Once I got Catarrhozone Inhaler I was.all right, I  took it to bed, and if an attack awakened me a few minutes use of the iu-  hf.ler gave me relief. Catarrhozone  has cured me and I strongl. urgi  everyone with a weak throat to use it  regularly.  (Signed)  J.  B.  BEAMER,  Reading,  Catarrhozone will. not disappoint  you. Cet the complete $1-00 outfit; it's  guaranteed. Smaif size 50c; trial oi*  sample size.25c. at dealers everywhere,  '- i  - if  4  :SI  >*rl ^^^m!^^^i^^^^^^^^^^  5^^^^HH^^W������yK->H.MHH^  & ItjWas-Between Work-  ^   i '-' efs In Wax  ������  The princess took two weeks to do  hers, while Hildegarde took but one.-  When tho models -were ready for exhibition cadi contestant put her peach In  a "lass receptacle provided for It and.  sent It by her own maid to be placed  on a "stand in .the room of the palace  provided for the exhibition. A silken  cord stretched across the room, ten  feet from the worksite be Toted on,  kept those Inspecting from going too  near them. ���������    -  , ''  1 Ala* for hopes of peace! The.very  first i day of " tbe exhibition Trlnce  Herbert-and-Captain vo^Heluismuller  ������������* In  th������  room-where, tbe dm*cU������  naa  neen aeposifed  ana  got into a  " was the befr-  T By F. A.M1 runfcb        -j. , ^irrel oyer which peach  J^Hrt*������H****"H,!~W--:-K-"!"H--H^-H^ * ������W production.     -^ ���������  *���������'.'���������-"        '��������� '. \.        '    "No ono ever "saw a pei  ,   Alo'retban half a century ago there  was'a craze for modeling in wax.  Among "these  wars-workers   ono'be-  *eame so much more skillful than the  others that she at last, found herself  an object of jealousy to the other  ���������workers aud their friends. -This lady  was the-young" Countess Hildegarde,  ii person of great modesty, who was  not "pleased in "finding herself iu such  a position. When it was reported to  ber that she was an object of'.cnvy,  "' that   she " was * exciting ; antagonism  ���������'among 'those at court, she-was quite  ���������t a loss -what to do in the matter.  ���������   Her nearest rival was the daughter  of Prince Lichteustein, who ruled over  '*  territory   some  ten   miles  square,  ���������Ehis princess. Sofia, .being heiress to  VB3 CAPTAIN  TH11EW   HIS   GLOVE  AT THB  ,   , PRIXOU.  a large fortune, "was*a person of influence and much sought nftcr by the  marriageable young aristocrats attached to the court .  The king heard of the quarrels or  the adherents of the two ladies and,  naturally taking the part of a princess  of the blood, treated Hildegarde with  marked coolness. - The poor girl waa  at her wits' end. To be brought Into  n contest with one so far above her In  rank was sure to result disastrously  to the weaker vessel. She was not  -jermitted to leave the field, and if she  remained in it she wouljl surely come  to grief. *  -To make matters -worse, a'young om-  "No one ever "saw a peach," said the  prince, referring to the countess' work,  "of a hue like that-a yellowish brown.  And look at the specks on it--they are  unnatural."  . "1 grant, your royal highness, retorted tho "captain.. "that tbe other  peach-Is a' representation of better  fruit, but as to ualuralness,- why, ������ny.  one can see easily' that it is made of  wax."     ' " j    ' ' .   '  I1   "Do you mean to'tell me," retorted  tho prince, "that shrunken thing is a  more perfect "work of art than the  i'Juseious fruit beside it? You are a  1 Xool!"    ' -  j    "Were I of the same rank as your  ' royal highness," the captain retorted  angrily, "I would teach you that you  ' cannot,'call an officer of the garde du.  corps a-fool."   " '    '  '.'I waive my rank."  - "Very well; I wiil'send one-of my  comrades to'your royal highness immediately.'';'. ��������� "    .  - ThereTw'eW-'.b'ut two other persona,  in the vroom* at��������� tbe time, and the  prince 'gave' them the choice between,  keeping the matter secret and incurring "bis royal "displeasure. . Both per-  eons promised not to toll, tint the affair leaked out and was soon the talk  of the court. The prince and the captain were regarded respectively as the  champion of. the princess and the  countess. '. "     .  Never  before  was such  a hubbub  raised In a court of Germany.    The -  kin" was furious.    He at once issued  vari "order confining"..both-his son and  the captain Jn a'fortress till he could,  be assured'thatrthey,would not fight  He visited the room where the peaches  . were on exhibition and. seeing that the  one that had been made by the princess  was a far more beautiful fruit than  that made by tbe*"countess." felt sure  It  would   be   pronounced   so   by   an  overwhelming   vote   and   the   controversy   would   be  ended  permanently.-  Bo he "gave.orders that the next day  at noon the election should take place'  and that Prince Herbert and Captain  von Helmsmuller should bo present-  From 0 till 12 the1 next morning the  ! -oom where the peaches were deposited  was-thronged: with   members of the  tour't    The princess^ stood  near her  work and the countess near hers.   .lust  beyond  the cord  before the princess  stood Prince Herbe.-t. und Su the same  relative   position   on   the   other   side  stood Captain von Helmsmuller, each  ���������champion  glaring  at the other.    At  io   o'clock- the   voting   commenced.  There was not the slightest doubt as  to which would win. for the admiration for the Princess Sofia's work was  unbounded, while Uildegurde's was pro-  nounced a  miserable, shriveled little  thing of no merit whatever. -  At 12-o'clock tho king ordered the  two champions to.act as-tellers, and,  captain your hand.". .  The prince  hesitatingly did as  he  was bidden, and the captain, delighted  "that his beloved Hildegarde had shown  a higher skill than In working wax,  rrasped   the   prince's   hand   warmly.  Then the king said to Hildegarde:    ' _  -"I am' convinced that by your wisdom and adroitness you have ended a  feud which if it had continued* would  have spread over my whole kingdom.  What can I do for you to show my appreciation of the service you have rendered?"  "A boon, your ^majesty!" crled^ Von  "Helmsmuller. "Let me receive the reward." ^ ,  He looked nt the countess, who,  blushing - and' laughing at the same  lime by a nod assented to his request ���������  "I'ask your'majesty." said the captain, "that I be rewarded with .the  lady's hand." ,  nildegardo bowed her head and said  nothing.  "Be it so," said th ��������� king/  The Princessl B ria swept haughtily out of the roo n. Within a few  days the court circ .inr announced her  betrothal with Prln e Herbert  And that was the 'ast of the feud of  the workers in war/  CAESAR  ASJNJPILEPTIC.    Q|||p   Qff    Q|J)    BLOCK  .Son-Dad, when you put a-hen on  e������fes to hatch them, do you say she is  "sitting! or. ''setting?"    A  hen  cant *  reallysit, can she? '  Dad-Don't*bother about hltle things  like-that;  What concerns me most Is ,  to know when she cackles whether she  has laid or lied.-Philadelphia Press.  Glimpoeo of ,the Famoun Conquer������*  That Are Not Inspiring.  Says Mark Antony, who had evi-  flently seen the great Caesar in con-  vulslons: "When the tit was on I  marked- how he did shake; 'tis tru������  this god did shake." Again: "Ye gods,  It doth amaze me a man of, such a  feeble temper should so get the start  of, the majestic world and bear th������  palm alone."  We would hardly recommend horseback riding to an epileptic, "but by  dint of perseverance." says the historian Opplus, "Caesar became ad' ex-  .pert horseman, often dictating to two  or three secretaries' at once wuile In  the'saddle, and rode without using his  hands." Wo have had a somewhat ,  similar experience in our own practice, where the patient, unlike Caesar,  gave up epilepsy while coutluuing as  a horse trainer.  When Cacsrir came to unbrldge  rivers during his campaigns he swam'  across them; 'sometimes helped by inflated bladders, but usually unaided.  Once, having a seizure .In the water,  ho cried out. you remember: "Help  me. Cass! us. or I perish."  He explored personally and afoot,  conquered cities, accompanied by way  of precaution by but one or two ser-  rants-nn admirable precaution for  epileptics .when ut* all possible.  He needed to be careful. If he had  lived in the gluttonous days of Caligula-or Nero nnd hud to any extenl  Indulged in their dietary excesses, he  never would have crossed the Rubicon,  nor effected the important victory over  Tompev the .Great nt I'uarsaHn. and  the protests 'of bis nervous system in  the way. of convulsions would, have  been more numerous.  He paid tho strictest attention to his  hair, although be hnd so little of it  Like the rest of the bnlrthended tht  world over, he allowed this occipital  friuge to grow long, nnd boldly combed  It forward. like a vine over a blank  [ wall, in the vain hope of concealing  his cranial nakedness-tho touch of nature that mnkes the whole bald world  kin.-Dr. Matthew Wdods in Neale'B  Monthly.  AUSTEN CHAMBERLAIN SAID TO  BE BOSS OF PARTY.  4  t>  Noted British Tariff Reformer is  Described In Political Circles as  the Real Leader of the Unionists  ' and the Power Behind Bonar,  I/aw���������-Was a Conspicuous Cabinet Minister While In Power.  Austen Chamberlain son of tho  famous "Joe" Chamberlain, long the .  Conservative power In Englan to  following in the footsteps of Lis ie..  The fact that the other day Austen  celebrated his 50th Mrthday awoke  England to the fact J.hat the jount  man' Ms getting along and Uiat lime  ' PaAusten is so much like his father  that he in tates the elder leader evv.  o the orchid in his buttonhole and  ue monocle that characterized the  ereat political foe of Gladstone. Pe*  SSVlha 'I. the great fault England  finds with the young man Certainly  the country has no.fault to find v.itu,  his abllltv and industry.--     '  a! a matter of fact, Austen Cham- ..  berlaln is the real leader of the conservative party ' In   England  to.day,  Jb7mutarPheid of the party   Bonar  Law, being a comprom se man -  He entered British politics in 111,  making his.famouc maiden speech bathe  Commons  coon   after   iUJi,   ������  speechwhich Gladstone, the sworn  cer of the garde du corps, Captain von thdr hats jn thelr uands, they  Helmsmuller, must needs fall in love i     ���������   ted tue Yotes.   Tbe chamberlain  with the countess and advocated her. "        tcd them aQd when he bad finish-  elalms to superiority in waxworklng  bo loudly that he.called forth the antagonism of Prince Herbert, tbe kings  youngest son, who was devoted to the  Princess Sofia. What had before.been  a gale now became a hurricane. The  king, who deprecated quarrels among  his courtiers, strove to quiet the contending partisans, but failed. It seemed to Hildegarde that she must retlra  from court.  But when she mentioned this plan to  her partisans they- one and all * intimated that-they would consider such  dction an acknowledgment of defeat,  a desertion of ber supporters. .The  countess, unwilling to leave them in  the lurch, after long deliberation finally hit upon an expedient which would  Bhow the folly of the war that was  being waged and,  she hoped,  would  end it. '/;���������"*���������  She induced one of her friends to  offer a suggestion that the two rivals  each   make  a   wax   peach;  that  the  models bo exhibited for a time, at the  end of which a1 vote be taken as to  which was the better work, the artist  receiving the higher vote to be cousid-  jred. In possession of the Geld, the one  receiving  the  lower  vote to   refrain  from further waxwork.  '    The suggestion, being talked about,  reached the ears of the king, who, seeing in it a possible way to end the war,  seized upon it eagerly, issued a command embodying It and adding to it  an  important  feature.     He   decreed  that the artist whoso work was voted  '    to excel the other was to be appointed  ���������waxworker to his majesty for life.  There was now nothing for It but  that tho contestants should give their  (Thole attention to .Ihe work In hand.  counted them and when he bad finish  ed'announced the result: .  "Her roval highness' work has received eighty-seven votes and the  Countess Hildegarde's one.-"  *  The prince turned and greeted the  captain with an insulting laugh. The  captain threw his glove at the prince  and struck him squarely in the face.  The king, seeing his son thus attacked.  Indignant at such an affront to one of  royal blood, gave his royal sanction to  the meeting and was about to leave  the room when the Countess Hildegarde advanced and, kneeling, before  him, said: ���������     '  "It has been decided, your majesty,  that 1 retire from.the field of wax-  making. It only remains to assure  those hotheaded champions JbaMheJ  have no cause for quarrel. Will jour  majesty deign to inspect the fruit that  J have produced?"  Receiving the royalassent, she rose  and. going to.-her work, raised the  "lass cover and took out the peach.  Then, advancing to the.kuig. she broke  It in two halves, juice-dropphig ou.the  floor, and. putting "one half in her  mouth, she gave the other to his maj-  esty.   '.���������������������������'���������- ���������,'  "Why, It's not wax at alll'-ne cried.  "It's a real peach."  ���������'���������' Then, putting the fruit in his mouth,  he smacked his lips. "It's good, too;  better than It looks," he exclaimed.  For a few moments the assembly  stood gazing "at one another shamefacedly Then those nearest the door  began to slip out. followed by the  others, till none were left but tho king,  the prince, the princess aud the count-  "My son." said the king, "glre the  No Sport.  '  "That distinguished member of the ;  hunting party always wants to shoot ���������  He never cares to fish.  "Well." replied the ������uifle. "yo" se? wo  can get out into the, woods and chase  animals his way. so that he's almost  sure to get something. But you can t^  d" anything with a flsh.--Wasl.lng.  ton Star. *  Beaan Too Soon.  "They tell me-you accepted joung  Frugal! and then turned him down tuo  next dav. "What was the matter;  ������������������He made me suspicious. You see.  be proposed in a tarlcau and when  I accepted him he paid the fare and  made me get out and walk with h.m.'  ���������Philadelphia  Record.  Entertaining Unaware*.  "What's daughter doing?"  "Making shrimp salad." _  "I didn't know wo had any shrimp  In the house."  "We haven't.-but there Is one going  to call on.her this evening."-Houston  Post. "     '   FOOD  TABOOS  IN  ALASKA*  Queer Dietary Rules That Are Part ol  the. Eskimo Religion.  To illustrate ono of the phases of the  naUve religion of the Eskimos, wo may  consider the question of food taboos.  ATfSTKV CHAVBKRLATN.  foe of  the  elder  Chamberlain said  "must have ccomlum, by the way,  which they say brought tears to the  eyes of the Hon. Joseph.   For-A* .ten  his been the special pride of: Ji. ������������-  consider the question of fooa tanoos.    Qa3 be0n the Wec������������ ^L" education  In   the mountains  of  Alaska, on -the- er, who supervised Ws son sed^cauo  ���������:"  t.".���������.���������i, n���������,i  XcMitiik rivers, nnd   and early training to a degree qui  Not-ln Hi? Case.  "Silence Is golden."  "Not necessarily. I haven't had a  word to say around my house for  years, and yet I'm no richer than I  ever was."���������Detroit Free Tress.  The blood of the eel injected into a  vein is a deadly poison lo man.  Blind Horses.  Blind borses nre never known to  make a mistake in their diet when  erasing. Like all other horses, they,  ore guided by the nostrils iu the selection of'proper food.  Welsh Rabbit.  "Welsh   rabbit."   as   the  rarebit  Is  known in England, gets its name bo-r  cause of the Welshman's fondness for  cheese. .   A Dangerous Feat.  For a feat of dexterity nnd nerve It  would be difficult to surpass that.of  the llosjesman of South Africa, who  walks quietly up to a puff adder and  deliberately sets his bare foot on Its  neck. In Its struggles to escape and  attempts to bite its assailant the poison gland secretes a large amount oC  the venom. This Is just what tfco  Bosjesman wants. Killing the snake,  he eats the body and uses the-polson  for his arrows.  Turkish Candy.  ' Large quantities of American starch  fpe being used in British Arabia in tha  uanufacture of sweetmeats and particularly of "Turkish delight," the pecuC-  iax camSy of the Turks.  upper K'uvuk aud Noatak rivers, nnd  on the hendwnleis of "the Colvllle. the  prohibitions which applied to the eat-  In*' of the flesh of the mountain sheep  alone were as extensive as the entire  dietary section of the Mosaic law.  ' A young Kirl. for In^ttnice. might eat  only'certain ribs, and when she was a  little older she might i-at certain other  ribs but when she was full jrrown sh������  would for-n time have to abstain from  eating the ribs which had been allowed  lo her up to then.  After, a woman had hnd her first  child she might eat c-prtnln other ribs,  nftcr her second child still others, nnd  oniv after having had tive children  might she eat nil the ribs: but even  then she must not eat the membranes  on the inside of the ribs. If her child  was sick she must not eat certain  ribs.' and if two of her children were  sick, she-might not eat certain other  ribs.' If her brother's child was sick  Bhe might-not ont certain'parts, and  if her brother's wife dii-d there were  still different prohibitions.  The taboos applying to the ribs of  sheep had relation to the health of her  children   and  of  ber  relatives.    They ,  also.depended upon what animals her j  relatives or herself hnd killed recently ,  and on  whether  those animals  were '  male   or   female.-V.    Stefansseu    In  Harper's Magazine.  What's the Answer? |  What gives.us our sense of loathing  for the garden toad, demurely useful  little neighbor that he has proved him-  self, while his second cousin, the frog,  who seems to do nothing but piny the  dandy and the braggart. Is uniformly  treated as a good fellow? If the toad  gulpi'd and croaked all night long and  made his home i" sMiny pools instcvd  of in the melon patch, would they reverse their present order In our esteem ?-Atlnntie.  New Dishes.    .  What new dishes have you had since  vou have had your new French cook7"  asked Mrs. Squire of a friend whom  she met one morning.  ������������������Oh. a whole new dinner set,*' replied  the. other, "and several pieces of cut  pins'?, and ������he's only been with us  .bout a wcek."-llarper's Magazine.  and early training to a degree .quite  Srece/ented ta.England.-The young  man was a Rugby school boy and a  Cambridge man. ^l.���������ro" in  While the .Conservatives were in  power. Austen Chamberlain held responsible- offices, discharging the������  duties with conspicuous ability. .He  wi- Civil Lord of the Admiralty,  ?ostmaster-General and Chancellor of  the Exchequer. It is because he knows  t le ins and outs of the last mentioned office that he is f���������*^*���������������������  the flesh to Hon. David Lloyd-George,  the present incumbent. ,���������,���������,.  Personally, they say, Austen is t������  stlcHer for,������eatne������. "J reported  that he used to go over his desk and  chair, when he was in office, with a  white-gloved hand to find dust. If  he glove was soiled, there���������,  -call"     coming   for    the     luckless.  'Clen was his father's idea that marriage hampered a young mans ca-,  reef and Austen withstood all tho  darts of Cupid until seven ye������ a*o.  when he surprised officialdom by  marrying. It is said that if the To  ripq were restored to power to-day,  Austen Chamberla'n would be made  Premier.  Not  Impressed.  ���������M know no.north, no south, no east,  no  west."   declared   the   Impassioned  "You nre also Just as badly mixed In  several other respects." commented an  old farmer in the audlence.-FUto-  burgh Post  Named After Statesmen.  It is regarded as a special honor  when the British crown permits the  name of one of P. statesmen to  oe  bt-towed upon a new city Queen  victoria was considered to h.ne  SeaSy distinguished In this fashion  tl e late Earl of Klmberley, when she  authorised him during his tenn.o of  the secretaryship of state for the.col  onies' to give his name to the city or  Klmberiey, now one of the gr^centres of the diamond mining industry  '^r^SaU^omicandpoilUcaime-  tropolis of the huge commonwealth  of0 Australia, that Is. Melbourne^ is  indebted for its name.to flthat Lord  Melbourne, who was the first prime  nt- ister o Q *.een Victoria's reign, as  veil as her mentor, and Instructor in  BlawSlUngton, in New Zealand, takes  Its name from the��������� Iron Duke, who  won for England the battle of Waterloo and Auckland and Canterbury in  the same Dominion, from Lords Canterbury and Auckland. Lewis .Har-  court is now to be commemorated in  a similar fashion; the only man ton*  thus honored since Lord Klmberley.  Statues In St. Pool's.  It la announced by the dean and  ehapter that no further memorials  of the dead can be placed on the!  main floor of St. Paul's Cathedral!  in London without encroaching oaj  the space reserved for worshippers.,  There la, however, room for 8tattt������fl  In the crypt and on tho walla.  /  mssmmsBs  mmmitmbWMsmawmws fsssataanasaan tfwjeancJtaaaBBsaBazwsmEamj^^  wmiiw^iw^^  THE   SUN,   GRAND :FORKS,   B. C.  *������������������  belle Glaspell, .Alcotfa- xVicLigJ?, Ron j.Clmrlie Cooper, Jack Brau, Francis  aid McDonell, Ted die Cooper, Tony [-Latham, Ernest Baker, Mary Miller,  Hudoklin", , 'Antoinette   'Schliehe,   Ellen- Harkness,     Peter  Peterson,  (Concluded from Page 4.)  v non Smith, Mabel Steele, Brenda  Humphreys, Margaret 'Michener,  Anna Anderson, Zoe Kirk,' Harold  Fair, Amy Murray, George Lemas-  ter, Phyllis Atwood. Robert O'Con-  nell, Ambrose McKinnon',' Cottie.  Petorson, Ray Forrester, Helen  Massie, Emery Todd, Vernon Forrester. Gordon Murray, Vernon'Si d-  dall, Richard Stacey, Francis Fritz,.  Peter Miller, Alfred Downey, Russell Stewart.  Division V���������Morris Bainson,  Harold Hood, Amelia Wiseman,  Corona Harkness, Julia. Downey,  Florence Mclntyre, Alice Galipea'u,  Norma Ericson, Jennie'   Miller, Isa-  HANSEN 8 GO  CITY BAGGAGE AND TRANSFER  Buy  I  out:  t Ljoa!"^'  "''.Oi'i'iCE!  F." Downey'si Cigar; Store '\  TeIiKphonks; "*" "- *"*' t  Oi'PiCK, Rfi6 - Efnof Qfppnf  Hansen's KesidencC*.R38 "M" "CGI  Edward Potentier, George Meikle,  Sam Ericson, Thomas McElliot,  Glory Morrison, Gladys Bryenton,  Fred* Wiseman, l Ihristo'pher "Pell.  Harry Kelliher, Jeanette Reburn,  Joseph Rowlanelson, Walter Larsen, Annie Oroshy. .. *     ......  ���������Division VI���������Dennis 'O'Connor,  Enriile Painton, Esther Anderson,  Eloise Stafford,' Cleophus Montgomery, May 'Smith, Lenore Cro-  nant, Willie Harrison, Helen Simpson, Margaret Fowler, Amy Peck-  ham, Harry Sl**-Jle, Guner Lindgren,  Willie, Sprinthall, George Hodgson,  Nellie Mills, Randolph Davis, Howard De'd'w, Grace Wiseman,' Alice  Ryanj Robert Tryon, Tannis Baric*-,  May Crosby, Reid ' McKie, Boyd  Nichols,   Lue   Soy,  Emma Irving,  William L-im, George Brown,  Mar-  GENERAL TRANSFER WORK  WOOD   ..AND    JOEI  .OFFICE,AT PETRIE^S STORE  PH0WF64      GRAND FORKS, B. C.  I "liave re-opened a harness -shop -at my.  old,  'stand on Bridge street and will manufacture  Mmi7-H<u������n-^cc and  do all, kinds' of  iveyt-- narn ess harness. repairing, A11  work guaranteed.   Your patronage is solicited.  " " Lost can never be recalled, and you  . lose- one, if you   miss 'seeing, our ���������  splendid line ot  Fine and Work Shoes  before buying. Our stock is bought  direct from the best manufacturers  both in Canada "and the United  States.    No  trouble  to show  you.  A  PHONE 30    '   '  Everything to Eat and Wear  Real Estate In vestments  and Business Sites  Insurance in  cyill Its Branches  BOUNDARY  INVESTMENT  Established 1901.  First Street  gery Keron.  Division VII���������^First Reader Class:  ���������Zella Walker, Cecelia Crosby?Harold  King,    David    McDonald,-     Isabel  'Bowen,    Douglas   Barlow, - Gladys  Dim mitt,    Joseph  'Grenier,' Jariies  Needham,-Valeria  .Taylor,   Charles  Bishop, Mary Errett," Sydney- Buxton,    Oswald    Walker,   Dean"  Ken-  nedy,    Benlah   Stewart,    Fern Williams,    Agnes   McDonald,     Blanch  Kennedy, William   Nelson, Wesley  Todd, Ray Brown, Coryl Campbell,  Orville   Baker,  ' Alberta   McLeod,  Nick   Switliohnff.    Second   Primer  Cliis-s:    Renwick MeWiiliams, Francis   U'R'jn,    John     Meinel, * Ruth  Eureby.    Mary    Be ram,     Dorothy  Meikle, .Thelma   Hutton, Raymond  Hiirris, Lilian   Hull, Margaret   Mc  Elliot, Flora McDonald,   Lee  Sung,  Gr,ice   Graham, -Willie"   Ruhman,  l>ona    U'Ren,    Lk> "-M.ilIs, Gladys  Ann-on,      Lawrence       McKinnon,  Harold    Quinlivan,    Ellis     Woods,  Johanna L;>m.' Alf'ms'fi.'G'ilinp-ni,  -"Divipion   VJII���������Second'   Primer:  Hairy    Dmytryk,'- Veryl^   Steeyes,  Dorothy'Schliehe,-.Llewellyn   Humph rev's.   Connie     Burdon,     Willie  Smith,* Alice Peterson,   Lizzie - Gordon,' Fred Cooper;" - Lawis   Waldon,  Earl Stewart, Nellie Alien,.Margaret  Bruno,-James   Pell,    Vera Lyden,  Adrianne Lam. First Rrimer: Chow  Fung, Annie Crosby,   Clare % U'Ren,  Gunnar   Halle,*   Clare    Donaldson,  Myrtle  Dimmitt, Hardy "Griswold,  John   de   Visser,   Anita  Jacobsen,  Kenneth Campbell,  Kenneth', Murray,* John   Peterson,    P,5arl   Bran,  Dorothy   Latham,    Alva-   Taylor,  Frank Worden, Lola Baker,   Lillian  Brown, Jeff Ryan, Helen O'Connell,  Evelyn Stafford, Maye Farmer, Herbert   Heaven,   John   Lane,   Harry  Stacey, Joseph Japp, Elsa  Morel lo.  Division   IX���������A " Class:      Irene  Montgomery, *' Regina'    Frechette.  Lloyd, Quinlivan",    Fred   Galigeau,  Frances Stafford, Jack Green,. Irene  Frankovttch,   Ethel ,Miller,   Stu rt  Ross, Jennie   Allen,    Fern Sheeley,  Elsie    Nelson,     Annie-    Marovicb.  Emily   Penrose.    B ��������� Class:    Te dy  Caron,    Clarence' Liddicott, Vivian  MacLeod,  .Nora'   Harris,      Charlie  Shannon, Gracf Brau,   Ruby   Ever  C CJ.IK-: CI iff. in! Biown, John  Rlue-  kins,    Peter   ��������� Switlii-hnnff,      Agnes  V  J I  We have a complete line of Rugs in  room sizes in    ' ���������- "    -. H*   ���������'���������"    "'.'  .Velvets,   Axminsters, Wiltons and  \,   Tapestrys  .     . '..  in new 'and striking   designs. '" We  carry the largest.stock.in the boundary, and invite your-inspection of  the same.  Our line ot Small Rugs' Door Mats'  Stair Carpets, etc.,[is large and com7  pleie. - '   <  *   : Give Us a Call       *   f  ILLE.  ''"SECdND.STREET, NEAR BRIDGE.  Fresh and'Salt Meat's,"Poultry always'on hand,  Highest market price,paid' faHive  stQck-r-    "\-/  .PHONE 58 and receive prompt and courteous- attention.  Dimmitt, Rita Nil'j������, ChailottP Luscombe, Jack Miller, -Mary Flem-  ming, Joe Bishop, H"lei* Wt-eman,  Ernest Gre'-n, Edmund Wells, Nick  Verzuh, Walter Andereon, Francis  Crosby, Marion Penrose, Evelyn  Lindebm-g, filter L-m \<\ Sylvester  Kraus, Ivan Morrison.  ��������� WANTED���������Man   who ,und.erfltands  market-gardening, dairy- cows, and  general farming, to   work -on -ranch.  Single maii   preferred. ~ For   parbicu  lars apply to P. 0. Box 200. '  EARN $15 weekly at home evenings,  mailine;'catalogues for large Canadian Mail Order House. Represent-  'atives , wanted _ wanted in all cities,  towns'and "country.. 'National Supply  Co, W'indsor, Ont. ''   "^'  The Sun only costs*Sl a year,  prints all the news". ��������� -    ���������  It  END- STOMACH TROUBLE,  * GASES OR DYSPEPSIA  'Pape's Diapepsin" makes Sick, Sour,  Gassy Stomachs surely feel fine  '   *        in five minutes. ���������  ' If what you just ato is souring on  your stomach or lies, like a lump of  lead, refusing to digest, or you belcii  .-'Armson the/shoe man hWremoved  to his new stand,, corner _ Bridge 'arid  Fourth st eet's, 1 ���������       : <- - --   - ��������� -"  \ Highest-*,cash prices.paid for old  Stoves and .Ranges/ lE.*C.-..Eec������bam,  Second-hand Store.       ���������'   - . - -,   '  IT WILL MAKE "YOU  HAPPY  V^������������A#  No need having piles any longer:  No need of suffering    another,   day!  .Steam's Pile Remedy (complete with  tube) will help you or IT' COSTS YOU  NOT "ONE "CENT.  This remedy is a combination of the  lately discovered, high-priced Adrenalin Chloride with other powerful cura-  gas   and   eructate   sour,   undigested ,  food, or have a feeling of dizziness,    tive principles, and  IT STOPS THE  QIVE ."SYKU? OF FIGS"   ���������  TO CONSTIPATED CHILD  Delicious "Fruit Laxative" can't harm  tender little Stomach, liver.  and bowels.  Look at the tongue, mother! If  coated, your little one's stomach, liver  and bowels need cleansing at once.  When peevish, crosd, listless, doesn't  sleep, eat or act naturally, or is feverish, stomach sour, breath 'bad; has  soro throat, diarrheca, full of cold, give  a tcaspaonful of "California Syrup of  Figs," and in a few hours all the foul,  constipated waste, undigested food  and sour bile gently-moves out of its  little bowels without griping, and you  have a v/oll, playful child again. Ask  your druggist for a 50-cent bottle of  ���������"California Syrup of Figs," which contains full -iirections for babies, children of all ages and for grown-ups.  Woodland & Qolnn, Druggists,  Make a Statement  Wo .always advise people .who have  stomach or bowel troublo to use a  doctor. But to those who do not wish  to do this we will say: try the mixture of .simple buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., known as Adleri-.ka. This  simple new remedy is so powerful that  JUST ONE DOSE, relieves sour  stomach, gas on tho stomach and constipation INSTANTLY. .People who  try Adlor-i-ka aro surprised at its  QUICK notion. Woodbind & Quinn  druggists.  heartburn, fullness, nausea, bad'taste  in mouth and stomach-headache, you  can'get blessed relief ia five minutes.  Put an end to stomach trouble forever  by getting a large fifty-cent case of  rape's,Dianepsia from any drug store.  You reah^o in rive minutes how needless it i". 'o suffer from "indigestion,  dyspepsia, or any 'stomaci -isorder.  It'j the cnjickestr surest stomach' doctor   in   the   world.     It's   wonderful.  PILE PAIN IN ONE MINUTE!  - So sure are *we. that Steam's Pile  Remedy will benefit you that we will  REFUND YOUR" MONEY if you are  not satisfied.  i This is the only pile remedy that  v\rc can' guarantee and we know you  -will thank'us for telling you*'anout it.  We have the exclusive agency.  WOODLAND  &��������� QUJIW.  New Year  The majority of- casos of sickness arc caused  by unsanitary plumbing. Avoid this risk, by  having your plumbing work  done * by  J. F.  Heating and Sanitary Engineer  EHONE 130        GAW BLOCK, WINNIPEG AVE  A SPECIALIST. WHO GURES  Many so-callod specialists make  extravagant statements about their  methods, and cures.    My.record of  JG years' experience in this   treat  rneiitof  all chronic, nervous, and:  special ailments of men is suflicient"  proof of my ability to affect a cure,  when a cu.ie is possible.  No. man can afford   to   consult  any but the best in regard to  his  physieal welfare.    Life and   hap  pinoss depend on,good health.    I  have cured thousands of men aud  I   can cur'o.ynu, if your  case is  curable.  .  . . /  MY OFFERl Absolute! v free expert medical .examination., and consultation. Absolute guarantee of complete cure of every case I undertake, and moderate price. " Call on or write for booklet to  210 Howard Street, Spokane  '  !!  > i  I :  i!  II  i  i  } i1  tii  rt  n  ���������1  j'.f  *>���������!  '.''1  * iS

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