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The Weekly News Jul 11, 1894

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 G. A. McBa.i&Co.
Nanaimo,  B. C.
^flA//fC��M f*SM**j
G. A. McBain & Co.     y
Eeal Estate Brokers
^L Nanaimo, B. C.
NO. 87.
$2.00  PER YEAR
IcKim's Store.
TJ2STI01T.   IB- O-
Dent's Furnishing
Orders Takin for Custom Made Suits.
financial and General Coimission Broker,
Canada Permanent Loan and Savings Company, Toronto.
Citizens' Building Society of Nanaimo,
Scottish Union and National Insurance Company.
Hartford Fire Insurance Company.
Union Fire Insurance Company of London, England,
Eastern Fire Assurance Company, of Halifax.
Phoenix Fire Assurance Co., of London, England.
Sun Life Assurance Co, of Canada.
Great Northern   Railway.
Money to Loan on Improved Farm Propety.
D. W. KARN �� CO'S
Organs and Pianos stand   without a  rival; have  received
the last gold medal given by the Dominion o( Canada, and the
last gold medal given by the Toronto Industrial Exhibition.
For further information and catalogue apply to
Or Grant & McGregor, Naraimo
Union, B. C Agent for Vancouver Island
Ice Cream Parlors.
Soda Water, Candies, Stationery and Books,
Presided over by Miss  Knapp.
Imported and Domestic Cigars.   Briar and Meerschaum Goods.
The Above Stores Adjoin, Where Eviryching ofthe best in their Respective
lines will be found.
A. IV. Mclntyre, Prop.
Puntiedge  Bottling   Works,
manufactuhkr or     ���
Sarsaparalla and Champagne Cider, Iron Phosphates, Syrup
Bottler of Different Brands of Layer Heer Steam Beer und Porter
Agent for Union Brewery Company.
%��ir   Key Beer sold for cash only.   *^*J
Courtenay  Ii.  C.
Largest. Stock of General Merchandise in the
View and Complete Stock of Household Furniture,    Splendid line  of Carpets,  Window
Shades ancl Japanese ' Matting.
We Invite inspection of our slock of Spring
and Summer Dress Goods, Hats, Laces,
Flowers, etc., etc., etc., etc., etc., etc., etc. etc
Gents Furnishings a specialty.
Mrs. Delahay, (Late of the Co-operative
store, Nanaimo) is now in charge of our
Dressmaking Department.
Best Styles and Satisfaction guaranteed.
Simon Leiser, Prop.
Importers �� Dealers in
Flour & Feed Dry Goods
Farm Produce Boots & Shoes
Fancy Groceries Hardware
Crockery & Glassware Paint & Oils
Gents Furnishings
Patent Medicines
Sportsmens Supplies a Speciality
Union Mine's
Furniture    Store.
A  Full   Line of Everything.
Including Granite and
Grant & McGregor Props
Union Meat
meats al
ways on hand.
Market.   s,u,
Vegetables  etc.
tZ_T     Vessels   supplied on the shortest notice.     ***&
Simon   Leiser,   Prop.
Robert Sanderson.
Joiner He Carlwrii/ht
Courtenay. B. C.
Latest Novelties.
Suitings, Coatings and
Thos. C. Morgan,
The Tailor.
Office At Present.)
First Floor, Cumberland Hotel.
UlsTIOlsr B. o.
Famous Clydesdale Stallion
Norman McLeod III
Will stand this season as usual in the Settlement.
owned by R. Grant and Co.
Terms, cash down:���
Single sen ice, $5,00
Season, $10,00
Insurance, $15,00
Now standing! At Riverside Hutel at
���J. T. Grieve.
Butcher Sandwick.
Will run butcher curt to Union Wednesdays- and Tuesdays around Coniox
Set lie men 1, Hay ami Courtenay; Saturdays around Courtenay ancl ilic Bay. '
Will supply vegetables, eggs, butter,
and cream.
All persona driving over tho wlmrf
or bridge* in Comox district fintt.-l
than a walk, will b�� prosecuted accord
inu to law.
S. On-pcta
Gov. Agent.
J S. Wilson, Prop.
Will leave the Riverside
Hotel and Courtenay House,
Courtenay, Week-day's at 6
p.m., and Sundays at 4 p.m.,
for Union. Returning will
leave Union Hotel and Cumberland Hotel at 9 p.m. Week
day's and 7 p.m. Sundays for
Fare each way 50 Cents,
"BLUE BLOOD YET." 29888 A.S.R.
The Sweepstakes Yearling Shropshire
Ram of 1891. Winner of First Prize at
Shropshire and West M-.dland Show in
England, '891. Also First Prize in his
class everywhere e.\'nibiicd in America.
Aho Sweepstakes Winner over all Down
Hrecds at Minne.so'.n lind Dakota Slain
Fairs, 1891, and Winner of Silver Medal
at Dakota State Fair, Sioux Falls, 1891,
for best Raw any age or breed with
four Ewes,
Selected in England by A. O. Fox and
now standing at the head of Wood.ide
Having imported a son (Top Pick)
ofthe above celeb ated Bam in 1832,
and bred him to soma fine Half treed
���'Shropshire" Ewbs. I have now for
��a'o som-3 Extra Fine Yar-r.inK -Uains
and Ram Lambs, at $20.00 etch I
also 1 a'.; same good Und improved
or unimproved, in lota from 40 acres
tooaOO at from $10 an acre up and
on terms to suit purchasers.
Apply to Geo. Heatherbell,
Hornby Island.
PtaiH-i- Mnkl'i-;.     _ " ''
Fn*-er can bu uuumfnctlirt-d .nit nf -.Iransi
aiiytldn-** that c*ui In- pounded ino pulp
Over fifty kinds of limit are said tu he nne 1,
uml banana skiti**, li-j--.i-n.-Llk*.. pei-vlnes,
rnuoniut fibre,   t-lovur  and   tilUdtllV liny.
straw, hpu ntul frt-ith water wet-di*. ami
ninny kinds uf grass nre t.l- applicable, 1
hns nlso been m'.iiu from Imil-, fur nm.
won', from mdi.-Ktiw. which furnishe-4 ��i
nrtieie iudliUmotible by fire; fr.-m lio]
plunK from iui-ltH of any And every kin .
of (���ruin. I-wiiV'-s make 11 no.nl fttun_
paper, virile the hunks and stems of Indlin,
1'nrii imvH been tried, and iduttml ever]
:iuil ot 1111HM eait be iii-vle hilo piper.
t'liere nn* patents- for imtklim puper fr-lty
HHwdnst uml shavings, from tbit-tles nm
���his. It-down, from Lubiioen stulks and tun
hark. It In Sidd that tllMa are over two
tiion-mmt patents euvurlug the umuufiw-
ttire of pnt-er,
An   Inter.-slln-  t-'X'ierlmtti-t,
Tho Mirror and Farmer says: Wo
have an experiment in progress in which
five spayed butters are beiug fed against
live open heifers and both lota against
five steers, tho entire fifteen head being
all of tbe same ttge, raised on the sun 10
furni, sired by the namo bull, and all
from tbe name kind of cow*-. Tho object of tho experiment is to determine
not only the co-it of producing beef
under these conditions, but tho quality
of the beef ns well.
A Hsnuttr-tl Hwlss Custom.
A Swiss mother bnliovos that her child
will have bad dreams unless it ia crooned
to sleep. And so, beiidinu low over tho
drowsy little one's conch, sho King*-
soothing songs of green pastures mid
still waters until tho little one has
breathed itself peacefully into the laud
of Nod,
The Ot-aut Hudy-mlit.--* irirtit wonderM
lUaoovoryofthehro. Enao.si-tlDyselenUtlijmeu
ifEuiotnaadAnLetica, Bntl}-uli,r-iir.Jy vegetable. Bioji-i
J'reimt* r n -9
(-[ihudsclm [���-���
vlgnrt-.es  and
BKFoits Ujii stliu entiretvetem.   	
mid'lev**loi>(-s��ii'lrexiores wgnk fintnni-. Palm
fn the baok, lowcs by (tny 01 uif-lit arc Mapped
q'l-nklv. Over 'J.OOOprln.ieoiidnreenienlji.
Pioini'tureMPSHiiifAnBlnipoteni-y lu the first
Wfisre. I. can be Hiujipcl iu *.'.*) duyn by the use o(
11 ml yau.
Tiiuiiowillsrtrory wimnwite hy thoSpcelsI-
M-ibf llieul-l Itunuim lluuiun Sledlnul Initl-
luttt. It m llie nlroiiRL-st viulii-cr mude. ll Ih
V��ry poverfUL b .1 hsnalem. Sold fnr ll.OO a
K-:lt��Kflor 6 i*aekHKi*i f<-r (5.i*u (plain tetilett
xct*).  WrUte'iKiinrsiit^llTenfi-rscare. If
yout>urit*ct>oxMtnd rre nnt sulircly cured.
tlx tn-ro will be nont to yon free of all ebsntet
Send for c(rcaln"i nud te-rttmrmlsU. AdditM
1032 Msrkst St., 8��n Francisco, 0*1
The entertainment given by t*ic pupils
ofthe Union school on Wednesday eve,
June 27th was of too meritorious a character to bo ahowed to pass Without special notice, Political matters had pre*
ceedence of everything t-*Si: while they
lasted, and hence the delay in publishing
tins notice.
Evidently a good deal of painstaking
work had been devoted in the training of
the pupils fnr this exhibition, if it may be
so [railed, for certainly the parts were
well taken, especially when the youth
and numbers are considered. The teach
urs. Mr. Robert Watkin, and Miss L M.
Howell, hu.e cause lor congratulation
not only ir. lhe success ofthe concert, but
on account ofthe deep interest displayed
by pareuts and friends who crowded the
hall to repleton. The girls *A-6r*n dressed in white, and the i��ovs looked bright,
and neat, so that parents and teacher*-
alike must have been proud of their appearance, The singing was veiy creditable, and some nl the voices were charmingly sweet, rlie tableaux too, were
quite effective, while the dialogues and
recitations were in themselves sufficiently odd and mirth*provoking to be interesting. Thc best thing on the programme was the Drill. It appeared as if all
the pupils were engaged in its performance. As the audience watched the
various evolutions ot thc little soldiers
wiih their beautiful hoops lor muskets,
thc precis-on wiih which the ihc movements were executed, and ihc marching
and ciiuntci m.irchiii-*, all keeping step
to music, a genuine burst of admiration
was evoked, 111 which all joined.
It was lhe close of the school year, and
the vacation which was to follow on the
morrow with all its bright promises of joy
and relaxation was fraught at its begin*
nig with tbe pain of parting. The pupils
were unwilling ibat the occasion should
pass without some suitable expression on
lheir pari, in which most certainly their
parents joined.
As soon ns ���'God save thc Queen" had
been sung, the teachers fated ihe audience, but their 1 rst words were a signal
for a movement Of which they could not
have been aware. Master Alex, lliieve
and Miss Met tie / bram*. approached,
and the Rev. Mr. J. II. Higgins, who at
this juncture kindly acted as director indicated that Mr. Watkin's attention was
desired when Miss Abrams re.id in a
clear tnric and distinct eminication the
Dear teacher:���
We on behalf of the pupils of the
senior division, fee1, we can not allo.v
thi-opportunity to pass by, without, in
this public way, expressing our beany
appreciation uf your faithful efforts in
cur behalf during the past year. Hy constant, honest, untiring energy you have,
not only proved yourself an able and efficient teacher, but long ago convinced
us that you had our best interests at
bean.If we have not, through ack of whole
hearted application, made the swift progress you would have liked, or if we have
through thoughtlessness, given you extra
worry and annoy.u-cc, we would express
regret, and try, wllli jour abie assistance
to do better in (he future. Coming as
we do from different parts ofthe Dominion and elsew here, uccusloined, not onlv
to different teachers and methods, but to
different text books, rapid progress was
simply impossible. All things considered, wc trust you will not deem us over
sanguine when we state, that real pro-
grebs has been made.
As a disciplinarian vour course has
been marked by manly fairness and uni
form impartiality, and, as a slight token
of esteem and appreciation wc would ask
you to accept this album and with it the
hope that )om may thorcugbly enjoy your
vacation .ind return buoyant and strong
to begin liic work of another year.
Immediately idter they slept back, and
Master Xormuii .Short and Miss Grace
Sargent approached MUs Powell when
Miss Sargent read in u feeling manner
thc following
Dear Teacher,
As tonight's entertainment brings
our year's work to a close we feel wc
would not be true to you did we not
express our appreciation ef your thorough
go.ng efforts on our behalf during the entire year.
Thc difficulties you have had to contend wiih were; almost insurmountable,
and yet we have, in all our studies, made
substantial progress. This desirable re
suit has been brought about largly by
As a consequence of your uniform fairness and impartiality, our relations have,
all along, been mosi pleasant and agreeable. When discouraged we felt we bad
your kind sympathy, end out of every difficulty you willingly assisted us. If wc
have, over and over again, tried your patience, and if yonr kindness seemed, at
times, to have been lost upon us, remember we are but young and let youth plead
our cause.
On behalf of the pupils of thc junior
division of our school, we would assure
yuu of our confidence, and as a slight
token of deeply felt gratitude and es-
t.cm we ask you to accept these gloves
and handkerchief cases, and with them,
the hope that you may thoroughly enjoy
your well earned vacation and return,
with new energy, in begin with us the
wink of another year.
Mr. Watkin icp ied in a few well-chosen words in behalf of himself and Miss
Powell. Hut the manner of the teachers,
even more than ihe words of Mr. Wat-
kin's, expressed their gratification at the
leception which the evening s entertain
ment had met, and the plea-ant manner
in which the good will and respect of pupils and parents had been tendered.
The glove and handkerchief cases presented to Miss Powell were made of rich
satin, on which were painted clusters of
wild flowers, 'lhe album presented to
Mr. Watkin was large, heavy oak, tin
islied in thc grain on one side, while the
other was covered with rich, thick plush,
with ornamented clasps.
Union Cloth ng Store.
Goods At Ooet.
For the next thirty days you can purchase at the Union Clothing Store Cloth
tng, Hats, Hoots, Shoes, White and Colon) Shirts, Collars, Cuffs, Gents under
Clothing, Socks, Overalls, Cardigan Jack
els at cost. The above goods a\\ new.
l'lr-ase call and inspect goods. Suits
made to order at thc lowest possible price
Comox Returns.
Union, Hunter, 108; Scharschmidt, 44;
Comox, Hunter, 93; Scharschmidt, 53;
Denman, Hunter, 20; Scharschmidt 5:
Hornby, Hunter, 7; Scharschmidt, 3;
Cortes, Hunter, 10; Scharschmidt, 12;
Valde-, Hunter, 3; Scharsthmidt, 8.
Alert Hay, Hunter, 3; Schar-t hmidt, 6.
Total Hunter, 244, Scharschmidt 13**
Hunters majority, 113.
City, Rithet, 2lc6; Turner, 2361; Helm
cken, 22865 Hraden, 2170. The four Opposition candidates recelied from 661;
lowest, to 828, highest, thus losing their
Victoria north, Ilooth, Gov't, elected by
a majority nf' 11. Victoria south, Eberts*
Gov't, elected by a majority of 174- Nanaimo City, McGregor, 431; Keiih, 41I.
Nanaimo North, Bryden, Gov't. 411;
Smith, Op. 139. Nanaimo South, Dr.
Walkem, Gov't 146; lioyco, 121.
The three Opposition candidates-
Cotton, Williams, ant' Mcl'hcrson elected
New Westminster, Kennedy, op., elected.
Cariboo ��� Watt, and Rogers, (Gov't)
elected. East Lillooet���-Stoddard (Gov't)
New Westminster District, Foster,
Kitchen, Sword and Kidd, all Oppositionists, elected.
Tbe result nt this writing stands as follows: Government, 17; Oppositionists, 8,
with 8 to hear from. Cassiar will most
certainly elect Irving, a government supporter, and if Baker and Vernon are returned, there will be a sufficiently large
working majority.
Union Flashes
The Mineola left on Saturday for San
Francisco with 3,100 tons of coal.
The Danuble was in and left on Friday for the north.
The Tepic c ime in and took 14 tons of
coal to the Westminster gas works.
The Robert Dunsmuir took a cargo of
coal to New Westminster.
The Keweenaw will be due Thursday
to load for the Southern Pacific.
The Richard III has left 'Frisco for
Bayne Sound.
Mr. J. A. Mateer, isDreparingihcplans
for an athletic club house to be located
on the grounds lately cleared for sports
The building will be 36 by 80. There
will be a gymnasium 36 by 59, ceiling 20
feet high with gallery for spectators all
around At rear end of building there is
tobe a dressing room filled with lockers
for use of members, and immediately off
of dressing room arc three bath rooms.
In front arc ante rooms, which may be
used for dressing rooms at balls & etc.
Over thc ante-rooms is a large band
room with balcony in front. It will be
one of thc most com pie e gymnasiums
on thc Pacific Coast. It will stand as
another evidence of the liberality of the
Colhcry Co, and of the deep interest
which its superintendent, Mr. F. D. Little, takes in thc men in providing ample
means for recreation.
One of the ptcasentcst of picnics was
that of last Thursday. A number left
Union and Comox on the morning of
thnt day taking tke Joan in Denman Inland wharf. There thev were met by
Mr. and Mrs Nixon wilh their steam
launch, and a small parly from Denman
Island. Putting aboard plenty of goodies
the launch steamed away to Deep Bay
where they landed near Ash Point. It
was a pleasant spot and the day was de-
lightful��� yes. simply perfect.
The partv were brought back in the
launch to thc Bay where a dance was improvised. The partv consisted of Mr.
and Mrs. Nixnn, J. Moore, James Curtis, Misses Maggie and Louise Louis,
Misses Maggie and Ella McDonald,
Miss Mary Butler, Mrs. Lindsay nf Union, Capt Pillsbury and Chief Engineer
Richards, of the Mineola, Miss Keenan
and Mrs Pickles.
Strawberry Festival.
The festival ofthe Ladies Aid of the
Presbyter|an church at Sandwick was in
everyway a great success. The church
wis crowded to its doors, and the ladies
have reason to congratulate themselves
on ihe re-ulis. The only untoward event
was the f.ii'ure of the berries to arrive
from Ladnm-'s in season, and their poor
condition when they rame to hand, but
thc enterprising managers procured during the dnv sulticent from Nob Hill to
make a very good display. Al the close
of the entertainment, votes of thanks
were extent ed In tho chairman, to Mr.
Geo. Grieve, who went to Union to see
about thc berries, to llie Indies who hid
so successfully managed the affair and
singularly enough, this lime, Thk Nkws
for free adverii-ing was nol forgotten and
came in for a share of thanks.
The following i*> the
Chorus.���Welcome to Friends	
Remarks by Chairman	
Rev. A. Tait.
Song.���Bring Mo a Letter From Homo	
Ma B.\u.
Recitation ���-Ohrek 	
Wauf.r MoPhk.k.
Song. ���To the West	
Muh.   Tait.
Reading.���Getting Into thn Wrong Bedroom
Mn. Mumiku..
Song.���The Kerry  Dine--	
Encore.��� Thy Voles ia Ever Near	
Mas, Williams
Address.���Rkv. J. H. Hianu-H.
Recess aud Refreshment.
Song. ���Put  Y��ur Shouller to the Wheel
Mn.   Duncan.
rgne.-Tho Rival D"Hs	
D-agl\ii*wi-s Halmiuv and Uaiinkt.
Sung.���Daisy Bell	
Miss MoAdib
Song.���Father D-.tr Father	
Miss MoKrnzie
Recitation     Ml;.   Jamik-jon.
Boog.   Jmle'e Dream	
Mas. Wii.uam-*.
Chorus.���Wandering Home ,	
Local Brevities.
There was very kittle if any, betting on
the election.
For Saik���A Jersey bull, full pedigree. Apply to John Piket, Cumberland
Hotel, Union
The mail at Courtenay closes nn Thurs
day promptly at ft p. m. and the money
order department at 5 p. in. on same day
Mrs. H. S. McKenzie, late of Winne-
peg, ihe new* dressmaker, may be found
at present at Mrs. N. McFadyens* on
Second st, Cumberland.
Wood .V Kilpatrick is thc firm name
of the successor of Wood & Miller in the
livery business, Bills up lo July Ist must
be settled wilh Mr. Wood by the 21st of
the month,
Last Thursday afternoon the son of
Mr. Wi Wallers, while using an axe at
the brick yard,- accidentally brought it
down on the back of his led hand severe
ly injuring it. His wound was dressed
by Dr. Westwood, and he is getting
along finely,
A scrap which occurred hereabouts
la't Sunday leads us to remark that while
we disapprove of l gluing in general yet
when a creature in thc form of a man
goes about hunting fora fight and gets a
sound drubbing wc arc not disposed 10
enter a very vigorous protest.
Dressing Making Parlors.
Mrs. H. S. McKenzie of Winnipeg
Manitoba has opened Dressmaking
Parlors at Union, B. C.
Our thanks are due to Mr. D. Jones
telegraph operator at Union for assistance in getting through despatches,
Saturday night and Sunday, he remained most of the time at his posi, so as to
send forward the earliest news. Had
Mr. Patten, the operator at Wellington,
shown an equal disposition to accoin-
niodc tbe public, there would have been'
no ground uf complaint.
Will be received in writing by the undersigned up lo noon of July 19th 1S94
for tot No. 23, block 103, being part of
District Lot 540 Vancouver It. C.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted
Wm. Mathewson,
Assignee of F. A. Anley.
A meeting of the creditors ot the assigned estate of F. A. Anley will be held
at the Riverside hotel, Courtenay at 8 p.
m. July 2010-1894.
And a distribution of the proceeds of
thc esiate will be made without regard to
any bills .agamst |i not presented by the
19th inst.
Wm. Mathewson.
Hornby Island Notes.
June, 30th.���We had our annual meeting to day, and elected Geo. Heatherbell,
and Wm Sutton school trustees, Mr. Sut
ton taking the place nf Mr. I). L Herbert resigned. M-*. Heatherbell was reelected Road Commissioner, and Thos.
Williams also Road Commissioner in
place of Mr. John Howe.
Miss A. E. Blake lus resigned as
teacher here.
The crops, including fruit look well and
give promise of a splendid yield.
Mr. Geo. Heatherbell is agent for Mr.
To the Rescue.
Comox farmers are hkelv to benefit by
the losses of lheir Fraser Kiver neighbors
and it is only reasonable to expect that
sympathy here should take a practicable
sh ape.
The Rev, Mr. Tait, who is acquainted
with the region and thc psnple, and
knows lhe real necessitous has kindly of
fered to lake charge of any relief money
and sec it rightly applied
The subscription will close on July 31-1
and all contributions received will be acknowledged in the NKWS ofthe week following.���
Those who cannot see Mr. Tait personally mav leave lheir offerings with
the Postmasters of Comox, Courtenay or
Sandwick, who will forward them to the
Assault and Battery.
Mr. Thomas Provis was up before
[udge Drabble last Friday upon the
charge of assault and battery committed
upon Mr. C. H. Williams. Both Mr.
Provis and Mr. Williams arc lessees of
Mr. C. C. Westwood's farm and consequently equally interested. The evidence showed thai Mr. Piovis was driving tiie horse (ploughing, we understand,)
and thai Mr. Williams remonstrated with
him (or snicking or kicking the hur.se
the way he was doing, laying it
did no good, and offering to lead it, Mr.
Provis resented the interference and Icav
ing the horso went for Mr. Williams, and
bctng ibe larger and slronjcr man easilv
sent him hors tic combat,   Mrs, William
seeing ibis, in a wifely way, endeavored
to protect ber husband when she too was
Struck by Provis Mrs. Williams refused
m cuter a complaint on account of friend
shin for M<s, Provis, and for assaulting
and beotlng Williams, Provis was lined
$20 and cost, the latter amounting to $*.
< hi itl V A-hl-at- to ����� (Uri.
The late I icorge W. Childs nnce nai-l
tn a girl from the Wont who went to him
with letters an I tho hopo of gt��l 1 ing snttl*
clcnt influence to do sniBethiug in tho
arable field of journalism:
"Littio woman, if yon can di something, go nbaad and tin it. The world is
hungry for something new. It ii an
omnlvornns creature, but it waiitn 11
change, ooiistftntly- Keep tm qntat as
j:in call.    Keep out of   men's   way   a-i
much ns vou can. for it is trespassing to
go on private property, Keep yourself
in good health, good spirits and ffonl
clothes, and don't try to ben auo 1 fellow
or one of the boys, Bave hdf of yonr
earnings. Go to church, Be agroeahln
but reserved, uml if some honorable mnn
otters you. his Mme nndldx protection,
give it all up. marry hiui and Uevotu
jour energies to hnmi-ninklng,
"The business world is uo placo for a
woman. It iH a rou,:h place, and people
Im,vi> to k'et rongh to nuccctHl in it. I
know hundreds uf gentlewomen in business, but thoy ulwayti m-eui to mo like
gnjuir fitdiiug in u dre��n unit and white
glnves. Kx-iui-dte fabrics am not intended for ruiigh aud madr wow."' PRACTICAL FARMING.
Self-Locking Cattle Fastener.
Where the old-fashioned cattle stanchions
are still in use, it will be found convenient
to make use of some auoh arrant-emeu*. OS
is presented in our illustration, Fig. 1.
Such a device is both a convenience and a
safeguard against the danger of an animal
getting loose and injuring others, as very
often  huppena  where  a  pin   ist   used ana
fastening. If a oord ii connected with
every .itunchiou iu a row in the manner
shown in the sketch, every animal lu the
row may hi' set free in an Instant Hl-milo a
lire make BUOtl ft thing dosfrftblo, Fig 2.
gllOWS the same device for imlantly freeing
a whole row uf cattle fastened with the
mors humane ohiln fastening, Tho llluitra-
tiuti in  given  an il is In show tho principle
iin whioh tin- device works; but iu praotioo
ihe oord an I Iron pin should be covered, or
"boxed In" su that Un-pin might uot he
'lulled  mil   hy au  animal getting Hi hurim
fastened shout the oord.
Tlio market demands that all animals
intended for meat should b�� reasonably fat
before tliey ean be eous-idcrod as being fit
for market, lienerally this implies tlie
feeding ot a fattening ration for at least a
short time before sending to market. Uow
long this feeding bhould be kept up must
be largely determined by the condition of
the animal. One advantage iu keeping all
animals intended for meat in a good, thrifty
condition during growth is, that but a
short feed will be required to properly
finish for market. While fat is essential
in securing the best price, an excess of fat
rather reduces than Increases the profit.
The careful feeder must hfl able to determine when the most profitable stage has
been reached, and then sell.
Iu nearly all cases, and in nearly all
seasons, in order lo feed to the bent advantage, it will be best in fattening to gradually increase the rations until they are on
full feed, rather than to iced heavily from
the start. One objection to putting on
feed too suddenly Is thfl danger of putting
an animal oil" its feed. Often when this is
done it will require several days of careful
feeding to get back to a good, thrifty gain,
ami this is so much really lost. Stock cm
be fattened at any time, provided good care
is taken in the management ; but the hot
woatlier ot summer aud the extremely cold
weather of winter are the most unfavorable
heasons, and generally it, will be found a
guud plan to manage to fecit so that it will
not be necessary to fatten al these timos.
To Cure a Balky Horse.
A correspondent writes : Several years
ago I bnko ft horse of balkiness iu a novel
manner. lie wns nnn of a team with which
I was drawing rails on a farm, teaching
a considerable elevation, he refused to move
any further. Ho bad often annoyed me in
this manlier, but in oue way or another I
oould always coax him outof suoh a spell
until linn time.   Something new must bo,
done. Taking off his rope halter I un* j
hooked the traces, and witb the rope tied
bis lail to thfl device of the whifiletrflfl .
then, mounting the load, told the team to
movo nu. He looked around as usual ;
but as his mate started up and the strain
Upon his tail increased he shot ahead
witli all his force as thiugh Satan
himself were behind him. The team ran a
hundred rods before 1 could slop them, and
then only because the closed gate was reached. The animal was bo frightened he trembled all over. Two or three times after
this ho refused logo; but I had only to touch
I.i.. *-tl  ...i.i. .1 Ul 1   .   -    IU I
Wheu pigs carry straw iu their mouths,
or when they run grunting home, rain ia at
More than four-tilths of the murders In
the United States fast year were by men
who had uo regular occupation.
A Latah (Wash.) man haa invented & bicycle which he claims will successfully run
on the single track of a railroad.
Scientific men have demonstrated that a
speed of 200 miles an hour can never be
attained by anything that moves ou wheela.
Letters aro whirled between Paris and
Berlin through a pneumatic tube 700 milea
in length at the rate of twenty miles a
A Butte, Mont., young man, formerly a
clerk in a newspaper ollice, has eome into a
fortune of over $1,000,000 througha judicial
A Maine young mau entered a store at
Caribou and asked if he could buy a bicycle
"on the insolvent plan." He was not sue-
Tho existence Of only two   copies of   the
first edition of the "Pilgrim's Progress,"
which wai issued iu IG78, are known, llolh
are in Kngland.
The r.'hiuesu have a flower resembling a
lily in shape, which is white in the idiade
or at night and assumes a light piuk tingi
on exposiiru in the sun.
There is a newspaper in southern Mtsour
that is still running a railroad advertise
ment offering low rates tJ the   World's fair
An Indian in being fraudulently exhibited
at the Antwerp exhibition as "Sitting
Hull," It will likely be remembered that
the old chief died some years ago.
Trees from which oollln wnnd is taken in
Tonquin are mined instead nf being takeu
from the living forest. They are found
buried under a sandy soil.
A single plant of wheat wilt often pro
duoo *.!,uoo seeds iu one season; a aunflower
will yield 4,000, a poppy 82,000, a tobaceo
plant 802,000 a speenwort 1,000,000.
Thu "King of thc Water Moon" ia the
name given to the largest gold nugget ever
found iu Australia. It weighed 228pounds
and lour ounces and was found in 1852,
All plants have periods of activity and
rest. .Sumo are active in the daytime and
sleep at night: others repose during the
daylight hours and aro awake at night,
A careful record kept at Vale for eight
years show that non-smokers are 20 per
cent, taller, 2-*t per cent, heavier, and have
00 per cent, more lung capacity than amok-
Indians declare that, prior to attacking
some large animal, the alligator always
swallows a heavy stone, to increase its
weight in dragging its victim under the
By -iho death of William Dunlap, at Tippecanoe, W. Va,, the other day, the country lost one of its biggest men. He was
only 2"> years old and weighed a quarter of
a ton,
A Cincinnati restaurant man had a cut on
his hand. A physician recommended arnica.
He took it internally. The result ia that
tho wouud is the only well place about him.
For half a century a man known as Billy
Mustard has dwelt in the hollow of a huge
sycamore tree near Hamilton, O. He is
said to be the second human tenant of the
same tree.
The largest Sunday school library in the
world is in Washington, D. 0. It ia the
property ot tho Assembly Presbyterian
church. The librarian ia J. C. Strout, of
the senate library.
A tree was cut last week near Shelton.
Wash., whicli measured eleven feet four
inches in diameter at the butt���thirty-four
feet in circumference. Jt was clear timber
to the lirst limb, seventy feet from the
ground. It is estimated that fully .'10,00-]
feet of merchantable lumber may be cut
from this nne tree.
milil tn Re Hurcemrul In Lnnduu -Tin* Ke-
ftnlt or Many Experllllf nlH-Tkc Co*! fur
aiii-h Very ���no-.ely KtUmnlnl,
The development of electricity as a trac"
tion force has beon going on in Great Britain
along entirely different lines from those
followed in this country, and within the
post few weeks some highly interesting
results, novel to our experiences here, have
been attained. Great Britain haa seemingly
been very backward in adopting electricity
for traction purposes. Thero are probably
leaa than a dozen electric railroad lines in
operation iu the kingdom. The most prominent and successful electric railway is
the Liverpool elevated railway, running ������
distance of six miles along the line of docks.
There are a few electric street car lines.
Tbe British authorities and people will
have uone of the overhead trolley system���
cheap, aud easy nf opt-ration, but decide Ily
dangerous, aud the successful and safe
underground trolley system has uot yut
been devised. In the circiimslaiieeH British
electrical engineers have devoted themselves
to the problem of dt-viniug an ell'eclive and
ohonp method nf electric traction for al
manner nl ordinary vehicles on tbe street)
of the cities and the turnpikes of the
liis tail with the whip when he would bound
off,In memory of what had once occurred.
It finally cured him of the evil habit. The
treatment was "hemic," but the disease
warranted use of the "medioine." Once
alter that I pulled his lail suddenly while
standing in hla stall, lfc sprang forward
and knocked the manger down.
I in nif u ki*  H|1m or Silver Coin In lhe Ol
l;tr*. or the Institution.
" While making a tour of the continent, u
few years ago," saya a correspondent, "I
was shown through the Bank of France.
The silver coin js heaped up iu barrels nnd
placed in cellars resembling tho spacious
warehouse of a brewery, each barrel holding
."iH,min francs in ."��fniue pieces, and weighing about 600 pounds. There are at limes
800 barrels piled up to the very crown of
the arches aiul rising much higher than a
man's head. The visitor walks through a
long alloy of these barrels for some time until he cornea to a large, sloue-lloored apart
ment, wherein are to be seen large sijunre
leaden cases. Kach of tllflflO holds 20,000
baga of 1,000 francs each, and Ihe whole aro
soldered up hermetically within the cases.
Several of these appeared not to have been
touched for years. 1 wan told thuy woro
liable to remain undisturbed for HH) years
longer, as they are Ihe last of the hunk h
resources to be dipped into.      The treasure
in tliese leaden reservoirs ia kept perfectly
dry and free from any variation of temper*
nture. The stairs reaching lo theso regions
are narrow and admit of only one person at
a tune ascending and descending. This has
been expressly contrived for protection und
defence from insurgent mobs. In one nf llie
IreiLNiiru vaults are the precious deposits of
the Rothschilds and the wealthy capitalists
left for safely with lho bank."
Jim's  Motto.
Two boys wuru arguing on bom-sty recently, when nne of thum, named .litn, wus
beard to say :
"Well, Bill, honesty is lhe best policy,
after all."
"How ll that V asked the other.
"Does tha remember that bull pup I
stole t'other day ':"
"Well, I tried over two days to soil 'im,
an1 no one offered me more l bun a shilling,
sn I tool; 'im to tho old lady who owned 'im,
an' she gin' me fivo shillings. Yes,honesty
in the best policy."
They'd Passed It.
Some time ago, aship whilst on a voyage,
experienced some  severe  storms, and had
her compasses damaged so that tliey wero
not reliable.
One night it. wan uu Irish sailor's turn to
boat tho wheel, and tho oaptain pointed a
star for him to steer by, and then left bim.
Some of tllO other Ballon standing near
were   arguing   a point,  which   sunn  drew
Pat's attention, and he got warm mi ihc
���nibjoot; but when ho thought of his star,
lie oould not distinguish one from another;
This was rather awkward,  as tlie captain
was rathof strict ; but Pat soon made ii
Way outof the dilliculty as be called out.
"Sure and yon must give inu another
star, captain, aa we've passed tho other."    j
llllenice, Tnillle, lndi-l>lednr-i-i- TciMli-urv
Ml  IHsiiirlillirmieiil.
'('here aru .uore milea of railroad track in
the United States than in all the nther countries of the world combined. These are
the figures:
United Statea, l"",2,inni miles ; Kurope,
Asia, Africa, South, Central, and British
America, and Australia, 107.000 miles.
The number of locomotive engines iu use
on American railroads is N.\O0H. The number uf passenger cara is 'Jfi.flOO, Tbe mini
ber of mail and baggage cars Jn H,000, and
the number nf freight and coal oars is
As respects mileage, the Atchison, To-
peka and Santa Fe stands at the head with
7,155 miles operated; next comes the
Southern Pacific with (i.JiOU, then St, Paul
With 0,083, Louisville und Nashville 4,700,
theu Northern Pacific -1,400 Chicago aud
Northwest -1,800, Rock Island 8,500, Illinois Central 2,000, Pennsylvania8,500, New
Vork Central 2,100, aud Baltimore and
Ohio, Wabash, and Frio witli 1,000 each.
As respects the volume of gross receipts,
the Pennsylvania stands at the head with
SKiO.OOO.OOO, the Southern Pacific aecond
with $50,000,000, and then the New Vork
Central with 545,000,000. Delaware,
,ackawana ami Western with (30,000,000-
Atchison, Tnpel'a and Santa I'e with {535,.
000,000, and St. Paul, Northern Pacific,
Baltimore and Ohio, Chicago ami Northwest, and Frio with $25*000,000 to $30,000, ���
OUO each.
The railroads of tho United Statea carry
in a year liDu.uiMi.iKHI passengers, and transport 800,000,000 tons of freight. The disparity between thfl two banehes of trans*
portion ia muoh greater here than it is in
Furono, fnr the foreign railrnada carry
twice as many passengers as do the railroads
of thu United States, whereas the earnings
from freight or "goods" trains, as lhey are
culled abroad, juat about balance. In thia
country ihe earnings from freight business '
aro about three times greater than from
passenger business.
The gross Indebtedness, stock and bonds,
of the railroads of tho United States is iu
more rapid ratio than the mileage of the
respective roads. The Atchison, Tnpeka &
Santa Fe stands at the head of all tho
others, With a gross indebtedness of H'l2~,t-
0110,0011. Then comes the Northorn Pacific
with (235,000,000, tbo Pennsylvania and
St. Paul with 1200,000,000 eaoh, Philadelphia and Reading $105,000,000,Union Pacilic 8185,000,000, Chicago and Northwest
(5175,000,000, Brie, 9170,000,000, Now York
Centraland Hudson $160,000,000, llaltimoru
and Ohio and Lehigh Valley $140,000,000
each, Wabash $135,000,000, Missouri
Pacific and Southern Pacific ��120,000,000
each, exclusive of lloating debt, Chesapeake
and Ohio SI 18,000,000, Illinois Central
$110,000,000, and Bock Island and Lake
Shore $120,000,000 eaoh,
The railroads nf the United Slates earn,
from all sources of revenue, about $1,200,-
000,000, in n year, About two-thirds of
this is disbursed in expenses, and the Iml*
anoe,$35O,OOOtOO0, represents the nut profit,
Two-thirds of this, however, goes to pay
interest on bonds or guaranteed stock, leaving about $100,000,000, nr one.twelfth of
tbe whole amount earned, for the payment
of dividends and for necessary improvements.
Up to llie financial panic of .Inly, 1803,
the imideiicy of the large railroad systems
was toward  absorbing tbu small ones, but
since tho beginning of the era of receiver.
ships many of the large systems havo bcun
dismembered so that there are actually
many more s"parate lailtoad corporations
than there were a year ago, though there I
has been no increase in railroad building.
country, and electric cabs and carriages,
omnibuses and (rucks, hnve been the aim
of   British electricans.   Perhaps  the fact
hat there are some 22,000 milea ot excellent turnpike roads in (ireat Britain, and
that farmers are largely using steam en gine
for hauling their traffic over the roads haB
something to do with direction of thoir
A few weeka ago an electric parcels van
was run experimentally through the busiest
of London's streets, aod an electric omnibus
made similar trial trips about the same
time. So far as the operation of the vehicles
was concerned the experiments wore a success. The designers claim equal success for
the financial end of the experiment. Three
companies have been formed to operate
vehicles of this character aud other vehicles
with the same methods of traction, and it
ia declared by tho experts that the era of
electric traction for all purposes, on common roads, has definitely set in.
The experiments looking to this end have
been in progress twelve, years or more. An
electric tricycle was invented and run for a
brief period by Prof. Ayrton about 1885,
and in I HHl'i an electric cab, the first electric
vehicle of the kind carrying its own energy
in storage form, was invented and operated
by Mr. Radelifl'e Ward, who is the inventor
of the latest success, the electric omnibus.
The cab was run in Uriah ton for sonu
montha and demonstrated the possibilities
of this method of traction, but not its
economic success, hater an electric dog
cart,   and   then sn electric wagonette for
dy make au average uf  580   miles   per. A   HF!M ARKAHf V f'AWK
week, the figures being given for a  special A IS.MiaiUUl.lJLL OAbL.
route over which it is proposed to   run '.he
vehicles in London,
The electrical parcels van is the invention of the electrical engineering firm ol E.
J. Clubbe & Cn. In ita general operative
features it is ai miliar tothe Ward omnibus.
It is equally a success.
It is pointed out that with electrical
vehicles there will be less woar and tear
on the roadways, for all the pounding; of
horses' hoofs will be done away with. Tbe
weight of electrical vehicles will be great,
but the tires of the wheels will be broad.
Wood or other noiseless pavements will become universal, and the tremendous volume
of atreet noise which uow atliots the public
will be almost wholly abated. Pneumatic
tires for electrical vehicles are a probability
Rubber tires have been tried on the electrical omnibus, but they were too expensive.
Makers of pneumatic tires, however, say
they can make pneumatic tires that will
outwear solid rubber aud be satisfactorily
economical. A third company which haa
been formed to operate electrical omnibuses.
cabs, and parcels vans, is now constructing
an electrical omnibus which is to have
pneumatic tires. Twenty-six omnibuses
of the Ward type are to he built forthwith
and operated 111 Loudon, and the tlubb
Parcels Van Company is also planning ex
tensive operations.
the Sultan or Turkey were built. But these
vehicles only demonstrated the power of
electricity to move vehicles ou common
roads, and left the profitable operation of
such vehicles still a problem.
The motive power for all such vehicles
on common roads is, of course derived from
storage batteries carried iu the vehicles
themselves, antl the weight of theae bat
teries and the coat of charging and recharging them has alwaya been the crux of the
situation. It ie believed by the inventors
of at least two types of electric road vehicles, and by a large number of business men
and capitalists who have formed companies
to develop and operate them, that the
difficulty has now lieen solved.
Both the clectrioal omnibus and the electric parcels van shown in the accompanying
picture*- havo been running in tho atruets
ot London for several weeks. The vehicles
have attracted a great deal of attention.
Thuy roll along steadily and easily, and
thread their way among the mass
of cabs, omnibuaes, and trucks with a
nicety that o-a'itua general admiration,
Thuy are under perfoot control, and run at
different speeds ai the circumstances warrant. In a dear stretch of street thuy go
at a pace of ten miles an Inmr though this
isnuttbe limit of thuirspeud by any means,
Thu horses seem tint to mind tbo electrical vehicles at all. It would take a good
deal to startle a London cab or 'bus horse
The 'biiB here pictured can carry twenty-
six passenger.-, ten on each side in the
interior and six on a cross seat on the roof.
The two storage batteries which furnish
tho power aru carried one under each seat,
and the motor is in a box slung between
the   rear wheels,   to   which tho power is
IHsrlflM ISrlillls nMlieTri-alllieitl ur llir
llHkokiM Tribe In llie rami-run 11 1 mm
The Freie Buhno publishes the diary of a
1 icriuan functionary eai ahlished iu the < Um-
croon country, which throws a lurid light
upon the conduct of thu 'I eutonic aitlhi
ties in that region. The following extracts
need no comment :
"March 13. The official documents in
reference to the revolt of the Bakokos are
full of inaccuracies. The Assessor, Wehlan,
who commanded the expedition, may easily
after burning the village have cut off the
heads of some old women, but he certainly
did not bring baok the 150 prisoners which
his report speaks of. In reality only
twelve or fifteen were taken, and they
were worn out or wounded, and for the
moat part old Men,* women and children,
they were all brutally beaten aud loaded
with chains. Three of them died of hunger
under the shadow nf the Cer man flag. The
few prisoners captured iu this campaign are
at present doing penal service iu the port,
and they are dying off fast.
"March 17. I gather aome new details
of this so-called campaign against the Bakokos. The prisoners were kept all day
under a broiling sun on the deck of the
Soden, and bound in suoh a way that the
wounds in their limbs became worm eaten.
When the wretched creatures were on the
point of dying they were shot down like
wild beasts. The official reports concealed
these facte. Nobody knows, or, rather,
nobody tells, of the frightful crimes committed in the Dark Continent. But, even
in the reports to which I refer, there is an
account of a prisoner who endeavored to
escape, and who, on being recaptured, waB
immediately decapitated.
"March 31. The Assessor Wehlan has
returned from a new expedition. He brings
back no prisoners. 'As they were all dying,'
said he at table, 'I ordered them to be
killed on board.' Aud then he added,
'The soldiers seemed to take pleasure in torturing them.'
"dune 23. Herr von Oertzen, Governor
of the district of Krilu saya that the report
of the Assessor,. Wehlan, in reference to
the last expedition, is not all true, it appears from thia report that threo ofthe
prisoners were hanged, hut aa a matter of
luct, uccurding to the statement of the
engineer,Cebhardt, of Iho Nachtigal, the
'niggers were butchered with knives, because Assessor Wehlan gave orders that nn
guns should be used in their execution,1
"Dec. 15. Chancellor Leiut ordered the
wives of our colored soldiers to be whipped
for not having worked hard enough for him.
In the presence nf the soldiers drawn up iu
line, each woman received ten lashes of a
whip made nf the hide of a hippopotamus,
Herr Lejstsuperintended the flogging. The
ncreams of the unfortunate women could be
heard a long way oil. One can imagine the
rage which such a spectacle produced among
soldiers long previously irritated against a
government from which they received only
kicks for pay."
Tlie diary gives further details of cruel
and shocking treatment of the native wo*
men, and shows that the outbreak was the
result of the barbarities of Leist and Wehlan.
Tlie Imperial Government will investigate the affair.
Ki-Kcrnifi I'Aiirnr. van,
applied, Thu batteries weigh about I,S00
pounds each. The 'bus itself weighs about
2] totiH, and when fully loade 1 with passengers it is calculated to weigh, in a]], u
liltle over six tons.
In tho estimates which the inventor has
prepared for the company formed lo oper-
ate a line of those omnibuses, rI is slated that
thn cost of operation would lu- loss than six
cents pur car mile. Tho present cost of
operating such an omnibus by horse trac*
tion is stated to be about ten cents per car
mile.   The inventor says his omnibus could
A Match Fop the Miser.
There is a miser residing in Sheffield who
was considered impregnable to the charitable associations and ail appeals for help,
until a Hibernian genius " oame paddy
over bim." Thady went to his ollice one
morning and tola a piteous story about
losing bis pig, the only one he possessed.
"Shure," aaid  Thady,   " Mistress "
(naming a very excellent lady, whose good
opinion old Hardfht waa anxious to retain)
"towld me to come to ye for ye wor very rich,
and gev a power 0' money to the poor, Hiven
bless you 1 I ouly want just enough to buy
me another little ahlip of a pig, and I'm
now trying to raise it,"
Tlie miser couldn't resist  the influence
of Mrs. , ao ho gave Thady a crown. A
few days after he met him.
" Well, Thady," said ho, " did you buy
another '���."
" Troth, yer honor, I did ; and a foine
pig it jb."
" Theu tako better oare of it than you
did of the other. By the way, what did
tho pig you lust die of V"
" Ihe of':" said Thady, raising his eyebrows : ''shure, hu didn't die���hu was
fat enough, and I killed him I"
Do Not Believe It.
Do not believe that Nerviline will cure
neuralgia ilmost Instantly. If your teeth
actio console yourself with the reflection
that pain can't last forever. Don't use
Nerviline ; it might stop the pain. Rheumatism is often difficult to cure. Keep on
rubbing the old fashioned liniments as a
matter of respect to yonr grandfather's
num. Nerviline ii a new discovery that iu
itself ought to condemn it. Therefore cling
to the old; suffer pain : avoid the use of
Nerviline, the most powerful, penetrating,
and certain pain remedy in the world.
Fleotric pianos, which play themselves,
the keys being depressed as thoueh by some
unseen hand, ure now being manufactured.
St, Leon is a perfect boon to persons
whose kidneys or bladder are injured by the
exr-essn e uso of stimulants.
A species of ape, closely resembling tho
African gorilla, has been discovered nu the
Mosquito Coast, Nicaragua,
I'nr Making Root Brer.
During tbo summer montha a more de*
licjous drink than Root Beer could not be
desired.    For the bencti', of our readers wo
givo this recipe.   Tako
Bidder's Root Beer Extract    ���     onebottfo
Yeast,        - hair a cake
Sugar     ... .   .j lb*,
Luke Warm Water       -        -       6gallons
Dissolve the sugar and yeastin the water,
add llm extract, and bottle, place in a warm
place for twenty*four hours until it fer*
munts, then plaoe on ice, when it will open
sparkling and delicious.
Tin* Boot Buer Extract can be obtained
at all Crojera'and Drug Stores, at 25c.per
bottle,   Snider Mpo�� Co., Toronto.
He Was   naught lo Im  ul lieu Hi's
ami Ike Medicine* or a I'-miliie-sl had
Palled-A Final ��*Tort 10 Kegala Health
was Made, anil he It To-day alive,
Strong nnd In -Sood Heallh.
1 From tbe Hamilton Herald.I
One of the most attractive places in the
county of Wentworth is the little village of
Aldershot, situated on what is known as
tha Plains road, about tive miles from the
city nf Hamilton, One of the best known
residents of the village and surrounding
country is Captain Hall, who has represented the Township of East Flamboro' in the
Municipal Council for a number of yeaiB,
and who, with his family, is held iu the
highest esteem by all who know them. Recently a reporter of tho Herald visited the
home <>f Captain Hall for the purpose of in*
vestigatiug a story to the effect that oue of
the captain's sons had been restored to
health in a wonderiul manner after having
Buttered since boyhood from apoplectic fits.
On arriving at his destination, tbe reporter
found the genial captain, his wife, daughter
and three sons constituted ihe family. Of
thu three stalwart young men it was impossible to pick out the one who hiul for sn
many years beou such a sullt-rer, but the
captain settled all doubts by referring me
to"Will," William R. Hall, more familiarly
known as Will, presented the appearance of
a hearty young man about .'ill yaars of ago.
His story is briefly related as follows : He
had beeu a sufferer from tits from his sixth
biitbday, a childish fright being supposed
to have been ihu original cause. For years
he would fall down anywhere without being
in tbo least able to help himself, the doctors
from Hamilton uud various distant points
were in vain called in attendance. Medicines were piocured from numerous sources
iu Canada, the United States and even from
England, without avail. The boy became
so utterly helpless that aeven years ago he
was compelled to keep his bed, and uutil a
year ago wis completely helpless. The tits
sometimes came ou him so Beverely that he
would sutler from as mauy as fifteen iu one
day, and at such times it was so difficult
for him to get his broath, that his nurses
had to wash him with liquor. At this time
he was so low that the neighbors who
dropped in to see him expected to hear ot
hiB death almost any moment. This eon
tinued until about a year ago, when the
newspaper articles relating the wonderful
cures by the use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
induced Mr. Hall to give them a trial, and
to the great satisfaction of himself and his
friends he began to mend not long after be
ginning their use, and in three or four
mouths was sufficiently recovered to be able
to go out of doors. Ho continued taking
the pills, and fcr the past six months has
been as strong and about as well as either
of his brothers, and haa attended to
the stock and done his share of the work
on his father'*- farm and fruit garden.     Before  Mr. Hall began taking the
Pink Pills he was so thin and light that oue
of his brothers could carry him upstairs
without the leastditficulty, but he has since
gained fifty pounds in weight. He haB not
taken any other medicine since he began
taking Dr. Williams' Pink i'ills, ami although a fit of a very mild natuie occasion
ally comes on him now, he is ao nearly cured
that his father took great pleasure in giving
the information here recorded, "It is over
a mouth since I had a spell," said William
as the reporter was leaving, "and even
when 1 do have one now it is not nearly so
hard aa before I began to take the l'mk
I'ills. The neighbors look surprised to see
me drive over to Hamilton aa i frequently
do, for they all thought I would die long
ago, I am pleased at the wonderful progress I have made, and am very glad my
experience is to be published, as it may be
of value to some ouo else."
Every statement in thia article may be
verified by a visit 10 the home of Captain
Hal), ex-councillor of East Flamboro' who
has resided on the Plains road tor the past
eighteen years, and whose word ia as good
as his bond among those who know him.
The reporter also had a conversation with
several of Captain Hall's neighbors, and the
story of William Hall's recovery was verified to his full satifactiun.
Such well voritied cases as the abovo provo
the wonderful efficacy of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills in the treat ment of all diseases of
the nervous system, aud stamp the remedy
as unique in the annals of medicine. St.
Vitus' dance, locomotor ataxia, partial par*
alyais, rheumatism, sciatica, chronic erysipelas, nervous headache, the after effects
of Ja grippe, and all diseases depending
upou a depraved condition of thu blood,
speedily yield to a treatment with the great
medicine. By restoring the blood to a
healthy condition, and rebuilding tha nerves
they speedily drivo out disease and leave
the patient in the enjoyment of vigorous
health. They are also a specific for the
troubles peculiar to women, and soon bring
the rosy glow of health to pale and sallow
cheeks. In the case uf men they eflect a
radical cure in troubles arising from over
work, mental worry or excesses of any na
The public are cautioned against imitations and substitutes said to be "just as
good," These aru only offered by some unscrupulous dealers because there is a larger
profit for them in the imitation. There is
110 other remedy can successfully tako the
placo of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and those
who are iu need of a medioine should insist
upon gotting the genuine, which are always
put up in boxes hearing the words "Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills for Palo People," If
you cannot obtain them from your dealer,
they will be scut post-paid on receipt of 5(1
cents a box, or $2,50 for six boxes, by addressing the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brookville, (Int., or Schenectady, N. V.
A Kew Ill-tea*!-' lhat la Brromlug Very
Prevalent--The Cansrs lo Whleh II
Is Ascribed.
Boston, May oth.���It is very strange
the number of new and deadly diseases that
have become prevalent during the latter
part of this century. Whether such diseases existed before our day it is h ml to
tell, but there is certainly a terrible fatality
attached to several diseases apparently of
modern origin. Some wise men say tint
the man of the future will be both toothless
and hairless all through evolution-���that
interesting process discovered by Darwin,
Whether this is true or not, several deadly
diseases have become alarmingly prevalent
recently, that were not known twenty
year* ago. For Instance, there is diphth -ria,
which is one of the deadliest diseases
known. Bright'.-* disease is another malady
modern in origin, and typhoid fever was
little known fiity years ago, neither was
la grippe. These diseases may bo due!
largely lo modern methods of living, the
food, the conking,* aod the surroundings.
This topic is receiving a good deal of attention at the hands of the French and (Icrmau
A new disease ofa very deadly character
is heart failure. This disease is becoming
alarmingly frequent, so frequent iu fuel,
that it is aim- st an epidemic. Heart failure wns almost unknown before la grippo
laid siege to the human system a few years
ago. Now hardly a newspaper can be
pick-id up without containing the record of
thu death of some well-known man from
this disease. Many doctors say that tbey
cannot account for hcarl failure, that even
tho healthiest persons aio not fiee from it.
There are a few (iermim dootors wbo bave
been recently Investigating tlm matter, and
thoy ascribe heart failure tn a poisoning of
the heart, or a weakening of the nerves
that control the heart's action, through the
taking of many of tho fancy drugs recently
placed on the market as tonics to take I he
place of quinine. The action of a great
many of theso preparations with high Bound-
iug names, for expelling fevers, headaches
and colds, is not yet well defined, although
every day prescribed by doctors in their
mixtures and they are nearly alt heart depressors. Anything that interferes with
the action of the heart is a heart poison, and to the reckless prescription of
these fancy drugs by doctors the most
learned l iei iiiiiu physicians aro now ascribing the prevalence of heart failure. Another cause given is the reckless preparation anil use of tonics for tho nerves nnd
blood purifiers put up in liquid form. These
so-called blood purifiers and nerve tonics
oc 11tain strychnine and other poisons in
solution, the most dangerous method of
administering these drugs. '' Shake well"
invariably means that there is strychnine
in the mixture, for strychnine sinks to the
bottom, aud if the bottle is not thoroughly
shaken the lost doses are poisonous, aud in
many cases absolutely dangerous. The
effects of many of these deadly poisons on
the heart is accumulative, that is to say,
they are slow poisons. The patient feels all
right and in good health when he is taking
them, but he occasionally has a feeling of
"goneness" over the heart, and a prickly
sensation in tho fingers and toes. Nothing
is thought of this until all of a sudden the
heart stops and death comes in a moment.
There are certain diseases that also leave a
poison iu the blood that paralyzes the action
of the heart. La grippe, lyphoid aud
diphtheria aro always followed hy bad
blood, and heart failure,
A caso of this kind occurred in this city
this spring. Eugene Thomas, a wood-turn*
er by trade, took la grippe and after he
recovered he was troubled with peculiar
P-iiin* and a "gone" feeliug over the hearl.
The doctors told bim to be very careful as
he was subject 10 heart failure, and not to
jump out of bed suddenly or climb a long
stairs without taking a rest, lie got so
bad at last that his heart would almost
stop if he stood up. He had to quit work
and lo remain 111 bed or else propped up
with cushions on a sofa so iu to glvfl his
heart as little work as possible. Furling
that other medioines won doing him little
good, he was led to try a box of Schiller's
Sarsaparilla Pills. Five boxes completely
cured him of all heart trouble and be is
as well as ever. He believes that if it wore
not for Schiller's Sarsaparilla Pills he
would be in his grave from heart failure.
Sold by all druggists at 50o. per box, six
boxes$2.60, H. K. Schiller >v Co., Toronto.
A Bad Wreck
--of the constitution may follow in the
track of a disordered sysle n, du ��� to impure
blood or inactive liver. Don't run the risk!
The proprietors of Dr. Pierce's Colden
Medical Discovery take all the ehanct*.
They make a straightforward offer to return
ycur money if their remedy fails to benefit
or cure in al) disorders and affections dua
to impure blood or inactive liver. The
germs of disease circulate through the
blood ; the liver is the tilt -r which permit*
the germs to enter or nut. The liver
active, and the blood pure, and you escape
When you're run down, debilitated,
weak, and your weight below a healthy
standard, you regain health, siren 'th, and
wholesome Mesh, by using the " Discovery."
Jt builds up the body fiihter than nauseating
Cod liver oil or emulsions.
Dr. Pierce's Pullets cure constipation,
piles, biliousness, Indigestion, or dyspepsia.,
aud headaches.
Recipe,���For Making" a Delicious
Health Drink at Small Cost.
Adams'Root Boor KxLrnot one hoi tie
KIci sell! nan u'-i Votisl half a cake
Hii|mr I wo pound*
Lukewarm Wator 1 wo gallons
DIbsoIvo thfl sugar nnd yonst In iho water
mid the oil mot, una bottlo; place ina warm
nlnco for twonty four hours until ii ferments,
thon placo on Ieo, whon Itwlttoptm H'ntrkllnic
uml (li'lirloil-i.
Tin-root   In- i* eau be ohliiiiieil In all drug
ami grocery utorosln tumid '<> cent bottles to
iiu-Ik- 1 wo uml live gallons.
^anfr Beast
Who aro thin, hollow-chested, or growing too fast, are
made   Strong,   Robust   and
Healthy by
the Cream of Cod-liver Oil.
It contains material for making healthy Flesh and Bones.
Cures Coughs, Colds and
Weak Lungs. Physicians, the
world over, endorse It.
Don't be deceived by Substitutes!
Ijj-hUI Alijwiio, Iiu Ilo will*. AllUi-UKKir-ts, Oiu-lS'.
Only M per cent, of surgical operations in
amputation aie fatal.
Oddly Expressed.
Probably 110 nation in the world is so
muoh i*i\eu to ���- Hiboruicisms" ai tho
A sign which is not infrequently seen
ovor thu doors of shops and restaurants in
Paris which aro undergoing repairs aud refurnishing is the following :
Purely Vegetable.
First tho hud, thru tho blossom, then the
perfeot fruit. These are the several stage?
of some of the most important ingredientB
lomposiug tho painless and sure corn cure
���Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor. The
juices ot plants greatly conoontiated aud
purified, gums and balsams in harmonious
union, all combined give tho grand results.
Putnam's Extractor makes no sore spot,
does not lay a man up for a week, but goes
on quietly doing its work until a perfect
uro results, Heware of acid substitutes.
A.P. 7 I.i.
Eyesight Saved
Alter Scarlet Fever, Diphtheria, Pneumonia
jpd oilier prostrating diseases. Hood's Sarso-
purilla is unequalled to
thoroughly purify tlio
blood uud give needed
strength.   Iteiul this:
"My boy had Searl.it
Fever when 4 years old,
leaving him very weak
atnl Willi blood poln-.
out-d with iruuktr.
His eyes bocame in-
Itaiued, hi-i Bufferings
were intense, and for 7
OUnonimaokm.il. 0���*f _ �������''f J���' I
Mm lo tlie Eyo aud Kar Inllrin-iry, but their I
[omedie.1 did nim no good.   1 began giving him I
Hood's Sarsaparilla i
which soon cured liim.   1 kunw ii saved hi, '
tkakt, if not tils very life."   Aiikik R 1(i,ai*k-  I
MAN, 2888 Wmllillglon St., Huston, .Mass.   n     ���
HOOD'S PILLS arc the beil after-dinner Pilla,
-tfilit -UgaittoB, cure headache and blUoiuneii,
OUGH    ,
mtf WITH
* Shilohs
81.��) Hot tlo.
Uno cent a dose.
Itis sold on a guarantee by all druf*>
gicts. It ouroo Incipient Consumption
aud is th j Liebt t.-.m-li and Croun Cure.
iHAMIOOl) Wrecked & ResJned
Hy \v, .1. Hunter- Ph.D., D.D. a aortas ol
nhuptcr** to men on uncial purii j* and rii-li! liv
ing. It i*-written in plain language that nl
iniiy understand. Livo Anents Hunted, f'ir
oitlnra containing |unit*, sent on uimlicnlinu
William Hitions, Publisher, Toronto, Ont.
_     It U conveniently poi'liihle. cheap and    w
��   effective, Manufactured by- m
4      OAN. GEAR CO,, Ganaiionuo, nm i
.  .'.'''vT-lfRte. PROOF
"V��r:ix;a,*  at
Heap   of
Trouble !
Avi-e-from obstruction or RhiBBish action
nf tlm Iliiwol-t. Kiilnujw or l.iv-r. Head-
acln-,. Hod-, Ulcer*, l'iniple*-.iintUho*tOl
other com pi ton Mi in 1 are -.nro to follow. St.
l-coii Mineral \Vnlor acta nihKrri.v on
thoao orgatifl rem-ivim-iill liilliy otiitruc
lion--anil gives lleiillh and Vigor to thfl
who'c -tyslQtll,
������old n- nil Repiilnblv lit-iilf-rs.
St, Leon Mineral Water Co'y, Ltd
Head Offlco    Kin;-, St  VV.. Toronto.
ll-'tcltil Spring--oticm-.llinuJalli.	
IfldfortlloHonrooof (llaooso.   Is YOUR
hlood siiir.*rinf; from driedivesewuragof
lm-<iiril ics cannot accumulate if you will
mho ordinary precaution unit
llie modern remedy for n -.luggiah con.
dition of Liver and Blood,   Try It now 1
Don't procrastinate.
Sold by all DniRglits. *'rt)c pec box, 6bo*tss
for.-'J.atl,   Hholc-i.ile by
Thoy give perfeot satisfnotion in lit, style ami finish, end il hua become al>y
word thnt
"''riuili.v Kiilihcrs " wear liki- iron.
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Thai will hum
.. .Equally Well...
1: Will Ilo It 11
Has thc Urgnst Oven.
Is Everybody's
Cook Stove.
FromC ion Coal Oil. ***" Sa0 "*
Cooks a Family Dinner for Two Cents.
i ..THE OXFORD������
'Makes and  Burns  Its Own Cas
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V-k'-v****--^***'*-****^*^***-*^'*^ THE DEAN AND HIS DAUGHTER
Things wont nn in this way for leveral
weeka, it may very well have been aix or
aeven or even more ; I will not really undertake to say. 1 know, however, that 1
had heard from Sir Henry several times.
With short-baud clerks ut his disposal, hie
tendency to bo prolix grew upon him, and
I actually believe that the tedious letters
he sent me were rough draft of despatches
afterward*] toned down, mellowed and
varnished for the Foreign Ollioe.
1 uaed to read them, having nothing muoh
else to do, aud dutifully to acknowledge
them and answer any questions lhey might
contain. Aud in it dull inelbodic.il kind of
way 1 folded thorn up and docketed thorn,
anil put tbem away in a despatch-box. Thia
was really the only responsibility which
my marriage at thia time entailed upon
Mra. forteseue still stopped on, and
bowed no intention nf going. She reminded me of one of those funny little animals
whioh you see at the Aquarium���tho hermit crab.
Mr, Hermit < "rah has powerful claws,
aud a well-armored cheat, but the remainder of hia body ia hopelessly aoft and unprotected. So he tines himself, tuil tirst,into aomo
convenient shell���usually that uf adeceased
whelk, hiding his defenceless portion within
it, aud boldly thrusting bis mailed half-nut
at the door. Wheu he is tired of hia particular shell he -jives it up for another, and
if !.e sees a smaller hermit than himself
with a more comfortable home, he promptly
luga him out of it and takes possession
himself,   Thia was Mra. Focieacue all over.
At present she had a shell that suited
her. Hut ahe waa ready any day to change
it lor a better. She had not even the common industry of the spider which constructs
its own web, or the caddia worm which
builds ita own house.
But on the other hand ahe was distinctly
atnuaing,and in many ways very useful. She
was a parasite, uo doubt, but one of those
parasites that give no annoyance. On the
contrary, aho alwaya had aome happy suggestion aa to how tbe day ought to bo
spent. She took all the trouble of housekeeping ott" my hands. She could guesa
my humors, and new to a nicety when to
���peak, and when to keep a tranquil and
golden ailence.
And I think I may honestly say, that in
my case at auy rate, ahe waa exempt from
flattery, whioh ia the besetting weakness
of parasites. If anything, ahe was frank,
and would oven take me to task with auch
justice that it waa impossible to be angry,
aud with such geniality and humor that It
waa equally impossible not to be amuaed.
In faot, 1 really believe that alio had
found me useful at tbe outset, and had
ended by liking me as it was her nature lo
like anybody.
Mr. Sabine soon became a regular visitor.
There waa no yachting at Brighton, he explained, because it waa a lee ahore, ami
harborlosa. The Brighton Harriers wero
beneath contempt, the! him* was a gallop
from first to last, with uo hunting in it,
and if there was a check for more than ten
aeconda, the hounds were lifted. It waH
no more hunting than circus riding in
For himself, he had long ago uome to the
conclusion that ouo of the greatest pleaaurea
in life ja to do notluug in your way and at
your own time. And he thus found sulti dent
Win ii Mrs. Forteseue press.*.! bim as lo
how he dealt with the "wicked old enemy,*'
and begged him with much coyness to teach
ber his infallible secret af perpetual youth
and spirits, he answered cheerfully that he
feared the methods which ho employed were
beyond a lady's reach*
He used, he explained, to commence the
day with a plunge into tho sea from the
bathing station under the end of the pier;
then he allnwed the weather to guide him.
Sometimes he would play tennis; at others
he would go out with tbe fishing boata; at
others walk or ride on the downs. Sometimes he would drive tandem, a secret, he
addtd, which uot even Americans had ever
mastered, although American gentlemen
were our equals in most things, and our
betters in not a few.
Cricket, tandem, and tennis ; were all
peculiarly Knglish. Tbey all required
nerve, health, high animal spirits, and considerable patience and practice ; and it
waa for thia reason thai ho waa so fond of
Of course Mra. Forteseue had nothing to
aay in reply,
The least approach to common-sense waa
alwaya sullicient to neutralise her babble of
common-place. And Mr. Sabine combined
the atrongeat common-sense with a humor
which, as he pleased, could be either genial
or exasperating. Mra. Forteseue certainly
did not aeem to fled it gonial.
Some few days later I was out alone, M ra.
Forteseue had gol what she called a sick
..jadache, I turned ou to thu Parade and
was leisurely making my way towards
Hove, when I recognized a springy step be*
hind mo, and the next moment Mr. Sabine
was at my side.
I was more than usually disposed to welcome him, for 1 was irritated out of measure with the Dean, with iny husband and
I might almost aay with the world generally.
Mr. Sabine seemed to divine this, and
almost majestically accommodated himaelt
to my humor.
I remember he hail wilh him an immense
hound almost as large aa a calf,and brindled,
with white tcot and a white blaze on his
cheat. I inquired about tbu monster, and
Mr. Sabine told me that it was a bear-
hound from the kennels of the * V.ur at
Moscow, and that lie had obtained it
through the Russian Ambassador at
"Look at him," ho aaid, as, half in play,
and halt by way of reminder towards good
behavior, ho gave tbe brute a gentle kick
in the ribs, "he will tackle a Russian bear
almost as big ard as heavy as a dray horse,
and enjoy the business into the bargain ; as
for a man iinurnied.lic would tear his throat
out in a moment."
"A nice sort of an animal to take ahoul,"
I remarked,
"I have been warned once or twice," be
replied, "that it was dangerous to have him
around but Serge obeys mu don't you,
Serge ?"
And !*'e.*ge, hearing bis name in the
interrogation, looked up with an ugly
kind of growl, fawned with his tail, and,
in obedienos of tbu gesture slunk to heel,
and slouched along behind us. His manner
in itH eanino f-ishion was so distinctly
belligerent as to almost make oue feel
Presently, I oannot tell how, 1 found Mr.
Sabine talking lo mo in a low tone, but
earnestly and aluioHt passionately. I knew
that I ought not to listen, I knew that 1
ought to leave him then uud thero, to seek
any refuge, to escape from him under uny
pretext. Ami yet 1 listened and let him
talk on.
1 had read before ibeu how the serpent
fascinates its prey, and how the snuke
charmer in his own turn asserta the ultimate
superiority of man of fascinating the ser
pent. No one who haa ever been in the
East doubts for a moment that certain
Hindoos possess thia particular skill, just
aa certain men���-Van Amburgh, Carter,
Bidel, and Maccomo are born domptenrs,
before whom the savage beast quails.
Now thia man had thia particular kind of
power,whatever it may lie and however acquired. There waa nothing supernatural in
Van  Amburgh  would  have laughed in
f-oiir face if yon had told him that he re-
ied upon anything beyond the power of
hia own nervea consciously exercised. So
it seemed to be with Mr. Sabine. He bad
made up his mind to have his own way, he
took it, ami he had it without thu show of
a dispute.
For myself I ought hardly to si) that I
began to abandon all idea of resistance to
his wishes ; for, to be exact, the very word
abandon implies quito aa much a conscious
resolution aa is involved in the act of laying
down your arms or hauling down your
I somehow found myself drifting, as a
sailing Teasel will in a strong current when
there is not so much as a capful of wind
to fill her sails or give her thu way to hold
lu her helm.
1 kuow perfectly well what was going to
happen.    1 could sec il   all   before   me us
did Tennyson's "Lady of f-thalott" when,
"Seeing all her own mischance witb i_
ghastly countenance she looked down to
Why should I trouble 1 Why weary
myself 1 Destiny was atronger than I aud
would work thinga nut in its own way.
One evening, about the beginning uf November���as a matter of f-int It waa the verv
lirat day of that mouth���Mr. Sabine called
iu the afternoon. It waa tive o'clock, and
twilight waa past. Mis. Forteseue was
indisposed, a bad sick headache had con-
lined her to her room. Such, at all events
waa her excuse; although I believe that,
as a matter of fact, sho waa awaiting the
arrival of certain very special cosmetics
from town, for the freah air of Brighton
tries the complexion terribly, as poor Mra,
Skewton found out.
After we had aome tea Mr. Sahine sug-
fjested a stroll, and I gladly threw on a
leavy cloak and sallied out with him on to
tbe Parade. Wo sauntered down the King's
Itoad, and as we made our way along a
ainart man in quiet navy blue and gold
buttons, with a broad gold band round his
cap, stepped forward, touched tho peak ot
hia cap, and fell back again.
" I bad quite forgotten to tell you," aaid
Mr. Sabine carelessly, "my yacht ia lying
here. Would yon care Lo see ber'; We
can go on board for a few minutes."
We went down some battered old stone
atepa and picked our way over the shingle
where a four-oared cutter waa lying in
wait every man at hia thwart aud the cox-
swain iu the stern.
In a moment we were off, and before 1
knew it I was on board the yacht. It was
ao dark that I oould make very little out;
but I distinctly remember the quiet luxury
and comfort of the cabin, wh-ch waa fitted
in dark walnut with deep crimson velvet
and gold and tit by swinging lamps moat
carefully trimmed.
We seemed to have been expected. Anyhow, a steward, unordered, brought iu a
variety of dainties worthy of the " Arabian
Nights," and 1 just remember running riot
like a schoolgirl with a cup of chocolatc,some
superb grapes thickly covered with their
own bloom and some little marvels of
French confectionary, all of whioh appeared
and disappeared.
Mr, Sabine having obtained my permission, by way of formality, to light a cigar,
and having accomplished the process satisfactorily, removed it from his mouth and
gravely commenced.
'Suppose, Lady ('raven, at thia moment
you begun lo hear tbe engines throb and to
feel thu vessel vibrate, and fouud that we
had weighed anchor and were under steam
for the South?"
1 just hesitated for a moment. Then 1
looked at him and said defiantly :
"You would never do sueh a thing.
Vou know as well as I do that it would be
cowardly. And, whatever you are, you
are not a coward."
He seemed pleased and laughed merrily.
"No," be Baid, "it would be a very
cowardly thing to do und very treacherous,
1 always prefer fair fight. It ia utterly
untrue that all ia fair in love andwar. It
is not fair, for instance, to buy a man's
laughter at the price of his debta, n position, and un income. I value nothing
myself for which I have not fought. Look
He pointed to the cornice of the cabin,
and 1 saw in a small glass case, griuning
through roods and sedge, the bead of an
Indian tiger. Beneath in a small caae hung
a heavy hunting knife.
"I killed him with that," he aaid; "ripped him up, in fact, before he had time to
perform the same service for myself. Here
ia ono of hia claws," And he detached
from his watch-chain an immense talon aet
in a filagree of gold.
"And here, if the sight of It will not
make you scream or faint, ia the scar."
Aud he drew up hia aleeve above the elbow.
There, clearly enough, ran down the whole
length of the arm a long, deep scratch,
looking as if aome cruel alcel hook had
drugged like a ploughshare through the
I could nnt help a little cry.
"Oh, no," he laughed, you need not be
afraid of me, Lady Craven, I love you too
deeply not to respect you, and 1 have full
faith in my own star. Kvery thing in thia
world cornea to the man who trusts himself,
whether his object bo an embassy, or a pearl
beyond lhe price of empires. Come j let
me aee you ashore."
He blew a shrill call on a whistle and
offered me his arm up the companion. At
the aide of the veaael lay tho long boat, aud
after a very few strong, sharp strokes her
bow was grinding on the shingle.
He sprang on the beach and held out his
hand. In a second I was by hia aide. We
were exactly opposite tho Btreot leading to
Monipelicr Koad, and in a very few minutes I was at my own door.
"I deserve something;" he said, with a
low laugh, "for my self-denial in nnt slipping cable as, if I recollect my Kton days
rightly, Jason did. But I will not inllict
myself upon you to-night; I shall try to
lind vou in to-morrow. Meantime I tbink
I ahall for once iu a wuy stroll round to tho
club and have u game of billiards. I feel
exactly in tbo nurve lor it,"
I had taken "If my right glovo and had
given him my hand. Ho caught iny band
and raised it to bis lips, The glove he
thrust into the breast of bis eoal, ami he
then stood bareheaded in the street for one
or two brief seconds until tbe door had
closed upon me.
Mi*B. I'ortcscue had beard that I was out.
Apparently tlm news had restored ber, for
she had come down to the sitting-room and
was patiently awaiting my arrival.
"Where on earth have you been, dear
Miriam, at this unearthly hour, and iu this
terrible weather I"
1 looked ber full in the face. "I have
been to and fro upon the earth, Mrs. Fort-
ch-jiic, something like Satan iu the Book of
.lob, who went about looking for an honest
man. I, however, hava been looking for an
honest woman, and, not finding her abroad,
bave como homo to yourself."
"Vou are joking, my dear," simpered
Mra. Forteseue, as u bright red patch burst
mu upon each cheek, blu/.iug luridly through
the powder and enamel.
"No, Mrs. Forteseue ; on tho contrary, I
never was more iu earnest in my life. And
now that I am home at last, and really very
tired with the sea air, I think 1 shall go
straight to bed."
"Won't you bave any dinnerT"
I declined all creature eninfi ri.8, and iu
their placo ordered an ample supply of hot
water to bo taken up lo my bed-room,
Then I sat fnr u while before the tire and
watched its ruins oruinblo away iuto bridges
and mountain*passes, nud at laat I arose
with a superstitious kind of shudder, and,
after a brief good-night to Mrs. Forteseue,
made my way to my own room.
The day had thoroughly wearied me oat,
and I was soon asleep. My sleep, however,
waa disturbed by dreams, not ao muoh
terrible as amusing.
Somehow or other we were all on board
the yacht together, and my father, in a
moment of abject depression from seasickness, had proposed to Mra. Forteseue
and been accepted by ber. And Sir Henry
waa writing ceaseless despatches, and talking to everybody. And Mr. Sahine was
at the wheel, and I waa seated close by
And then the aea and the sky together
turned into one glorious glimmer of dim
purple light. The waves fell. Our path lay
through great beds ot water-lillies, theatara
hung down from heaven, as if you could
reach out your hand and pluck them like
ripe fruit. And then, somehow, there atole
over me tho sense rather than the sound
Itself of dim far-oil' music, and my tired
eyelids closed on iny tired eyea.
One afternoon, about a fortnight later,
was iu the drawing-room, reading. It was
a dull day, and I was near the lire, which
crackled cheerfully. The particular book
that interested mo happened to be, by a
curious kiud of coincidence, Heokford's
I had given orders that I waa not at
home, bo 1 wua not troubled by a loud
knock at the door, Tn tny surprise, the
person who bud knocked came straight in,
straight up the staircase, threw open the
door and entered the room.
It was Sir Henry himself, and he waa
obviously in a state of the most extreme
and violent excitement.
I roae to my feet and advanced to greet
him, hut ho waved me baok with both Ida
hands, and I could aee he was quivering
with emotion.
In a few seconds he sufficiently recovered
himself to sit down. I, for my part, remained standing, not to give myself any
advantage over him, but simply in utter
Wheu he found speech at last, his utterance was alow und labored, and I cannot
help admitting that I was aeized with a
feur lest ho should be taken suddenly with
a tit.
"I have heard everything," ho aaid, or
Btamtnerod out, "and I know everything.
Explanations and excuses are out of the
question. I have come down to-day,
against the express advice of my aolioitora,
to let you know as much, and also to tell
you that in thia world we shall never
meet again. I could wiah it had been
otherwise. It is a aad ending to my
life, and it is absolute ruin to yours.
But we cannot undo what haa been
done. I suppose���I know you never cared
for ine ; but I had hoped you might loam,
at any rate, to like me. That hope is now
post, and it only remains for both of us to
forget, if we can possibly do so." And
here the old man fairly broke down.
I waa so astonished, that I could hardly
ask what he meant, aud what had happened
to ao agitate him.
"Don't pretend ignorance," he replied,
you undcr-nand mc perfectly well. Heaven
knows this miserable business gives me
more pain than it does you. Vour father
1 do not suppose, will trouble himself.
But I have my own honor to guard, and
where that is concerned, I am rosolute aud
Again 1 looked at him in blank bewilderment.
'1 do not suppose you will marry him,"
he proceeded. "In fact, I am aure that he
will never marry you, and had never the
alightest intention of doing so, under any
conceivable set of circumstances, whatever
he may have led you to believe or suppose.
1 may aay good-bye, I cannot aay Cod bless
you; but I hope that the remainder of your
lifo may bo happy, and ita end brighter
than thut of mine is now   destined to be,"
Again 1 advanced towards him, and again
he motioned me awuy. Then he passed
through tho door, und I heard him descend
the stairs with alow Atepa and make bia
way into tho street. From the window I
saw him gut into u Ily, and motion the flyman to drive away.
1 sat down for some few minutes and
wondered ; but my wonder did not help
me to any solution of the problem, Then I
hastily hurried on a bonnet and cloak, and
mado my way down to the Parade, where I
walked slowly along, revolving the situation
and wondering dazedly what might come of
Never, I suppose, could woman have felt
more helpless and isolated in this world.
My tuther, the Dean, was the frailest of all
broken reeds. Jackson had evidently some-
bow boen making mischief for her own purposes. Mr. Sabine had gone to town, as I
knew. Mrs. Forteseue was the ouly soul
to whom I oould turn; and 1 had never
longed for her so much as I did at that
Aa luck would have it I mel her within a
very few seconds. She waa making her way
homewards and quickened her puce as aho
saw mo.
Why, Miriam, what ia the matter with
you*- You look as if you had seen a ghost;
und I believe you are trembling. In fact,
I can aee you are. We cannot go to Mutton's with you looking like that. Now just
come with me,"
She seized my arm, hurried me along for
some few yards, and then dragged me into
a chomiata shop, where ahe administered a
compound whioh she ordered unhesitatingly. One notices trifles at timos like these,
and I noticed that the ohemiat seemed
amused at her professional knowledge.
We loft the shop, and made the beat of
our way home. Mra, Forteseue motioned
me to the sofa and aaid, "Lie down my
dear child." Then ahe rang the bell sharply,
and inquired for Jackson.
Miss Jackson bail gone out,
"That is all right," lauihed Mr.-, Forteseue, as tho door closed. Then she locked
iho door itself, aad gently and deftly
inserted her pocket-handkerchief into the
key-hole. Then she came and sat down on
tbo edge of lho sola by my aide,
" Now, my dear, I ean guess pretty woll
whai is coming ; but at the autre time, I
am dying lo hear all about it from yourself
in your own way. Of course, you have
heard from that old mummy, and ho has
threatened all kinds of things,"
" Sir Henry has boon here," I replied.
" Whew !" Mre. Forteacue fairly whistled in her amazement, " 1 never kuew such
a mummy soeatvanlzed before.   Oome here
himself, nua he? And did he condescend to
artlfllllfttfl speech, or was ho diplomatic and
Unintelligible '.' Or die be toar his wig, und
crack bis stays witb emotion, genuine or
feigned ."
'��� Not at all,'' I said. " None of these
things. The matter is far moiu serious
than you think, and of that I urn convinced. He was very deeply moved,
and evidently in earnest. Ita told me
I bat we should never meet again, and
lhat 1 was disgruced forever, that be had
lett tbe whole mailer to his solicitors, that
he should refuse to see mc, and that he
should take no explanation or excuses,"
"Ob, indeed," said .Mrs KorteHoue, snapping her lipa together smartly, "Oh,
indeed, what a very big inun to be sure !
Almost loo big to condescend to be Ambassador, even at St, Petersburg. Well, my
dear I should say for my part, if I were
you, thut tho whole thing was a lucky
riddance of bad rubbish, and should be
disposed to feel correspondingly thankful.
And is that really all?"
"Thatisall," I unswored. "Surely it
is enough."
"Enough) my dear Miriam," Baid Mrs.
Fortecue. "Quite enough. I do not seo
bow thinga could possibly havo turned out
This waa a novel view of tho situation for
me, and I wondered what it might mean,
" Look hero, my dear," and tbo little
woman began to check oh" her points upon
her fingers. ������ Vou are rid of your father
for life, that ia the lirat clear point you
havo scored, Yen are rid of your husband,
who says he ia never coming back. Mind
you keep him to that promise. Well, that
is the second point. Vou have uot a magnificent but a very good income. Vou are
entirely your own mistress, aud of course
the old fellow cannot live for ever. What
there is to grizzle about I fail to aee."
"Sir Henry is going to divorce me," 1
stammered out. " I shall be disgraced for
ever," aud here I fairly broke down.
" Divorce you !" cried Mrs. Forteseue.
" Where are hia prnofa ? He can't go into
Court on his suspicions, you know. Suspicions go for nothing, even in diplomacy.
Where are his proofs?"
At this moment there wai a knock at
the door. 1 held up my finger for silences
and then quietly undid the lock. It wu,
the housemaid���a pleaaaot girl enough, too
honest to have been listening, and too
simple to huve understood anything if she
" What ia it, Mary?" I asked,
"If you please, my lady, Misa Jackson
has just gone away, my lady, and have
told ine to tell your ladyahip that her
wages is paid up to date, and that she'll
send for her boxes to-morrow morning."
Mra. Forteseue looked at me and laughed,
"Voila lavipere dana lea tleura. That
woman waa aliout as bad and treacherous
an egg aa ever waa hatched into a basilisk
or cockatrice, or whatever ynu call it.
Now we know everything, my dear. 'Tell
a lie aud stick to it, which la the eleventh
commandment with promise.' Dear me,
dear mo, whut fools we muat huve been I
Do ynu know I realty fee], aa if 1 should
like to have that woman stubbed in the
baok, or tied up in a sack am) thrown into
the aewers ; or other wise unpleaiaiitly dis-
posed of,"
Modern Bridges and Sluices.
During the past ten years there haa been
a great Improvement in the construction of
email   bridges  and  sluices,   especially aa
regards efficacy and durability.   The im-
SRWKB     ril'E     BRIlUJK   WITH     MASONRY
provement consists mainly in thc use of
vitrified s-swer pipe, which, if properly
placed in position, will be found in good
condition after many yeara, while the common wooden and stone sluices, as usually
constructed, need more or leaa attention
after a time.
Where the old wooden or stone sluice ia
one foot aquare, a sewer pipe ten inches
inside diameter will remove the water
equally aa well, as there is comparatively
no f riotion and no impediment or stoppage as
by the old process, aa the water glides
noiselessly through on the smooth, glazed
surface. The chief points to be observed
in the uae of these pipea is to have the upper
surface of the pipe at least one foot below
the surface of the roadway, and that the
discharge or outlet end be at least four
inches lower than the upper or inlet. Also
that when discharged the water Hows otf
freely, and doea not back up into the pipe.
Danger from the latter need only be feared
during winter.
It is not an uncommon thing to see sluices
and bridgea of pipe where the wuter haa
formed a channel alongside the pipe, and
the earth haa caved in from the road surface. This of course shows faulty construe-
tion, stones and piecea of the old sluices
having lieen placed in contact with tho
outer surface of pipe, and during high
wuter none uf it finds its way along the
interstices thua formed, and toon enough
aoil is removed to cause trouble. Hence
nover place atone or wood in auch positions,
but fill in with earth firmly rammed.
For bridgea, or where the pipe ia over a
foot in diameter, tho bank upou the inlet
Bide ahould ba laid up with stoneor brick,
iising water limo or cementfor tbe purpose,
as shown in the illustration. Whore the
filling above the pipe jb from four to ten
feet, thia wall will generally be fouud
cheaper thau purchasing three or four extra
lengths of pipe, aud hauling the earth necessary for u sloping bank. A slake driven
firmly in the channel of a stream, about
two feet from the inlet, will catch all flood-
wood and debris, and prevent the clogging
of the pipe, Thia ia seemingly a email
matter but it is a very important oue.
A Story of Future Wealth.
There ia reason to hopo that the world
may be greatly enriched through the reaulta
of an important series of observations and
experiments now boing carried on to determine juat how certain plants manage to
assimilate nitrogen from thc atmosphere.
It has been discovered that such plants as
peas, beans, and clovers have their roots
invaded by myriads of minute organiama,
which may be either bacteria or parasitic
These organisms iu some unknown way
incite the plants to increased activity bo
that they are able to assimilate free nitrogen from the atmosphere, and thereby to
supply, through their own aubaequetut decay, an abundance of nitrates, nitrites,
ammonia, and other nitrogenous substances
to the aoil, Kttbrts are being made to determine whether eomo other stimulus, besi.iea
that furnished by tho origanisms referred
to, may not be applied to plants whicli will
enable them slill more effectually lo assimilate nitrogen from the air for the ulimate
enrichment of the aoil, Tho importance of
then*- investigations may Iw judged from
the following statement made by Prof. H*
Marshall Ward, a loading authority on the
physiology of plants:
"This question,be it emphatically stated,
promisee to be of more importance to agriculture in the future than any legislation
aa to prices, etc., that we can conceive;
for if it turns nut thut tho acquisition of
free nitrogen by the land, or what amounts
to tbo same thing, lhe plants growing on it,
can bo economically promoted, the farmer
and forester may havo the control of
sources of real wealth not yet dreamt of."
Thus is science sometimes able greatly to
Increase the bounty that nature bostowa upon man.
Australian Buttor In England.
During the lust live years the Importation
into Kngland of butter from Victoria has
been rising by leaps and bounds, Wh n i*
began in 1889, the vuluc of the butter ��� hicii
the colony scut tothe Knglish murk1,, wad
��51,300. In the four following years it was
respectively '��91,200, ��225,000, ��404,430
aud ��701,273. The average price during
the lust butter season, which bus just closed, wus 111, par pound. Tbo great market
which th�� Australian farmer lias just discovered for butter has inspired him with
the ambition lo try tbo same experiment
with cheese, and accordingly that commodity is to form a great feature of tbo Australian imports next year. The *J'20 tons of
cheese which wero shipoed last season have
found a ready sale ut prices whioh ure satisfactory to the Australian dairy farmer.
The British agriculturist is thuafuco to face
with a new an I enterprising enemy on the
other aide of tbo --lobe, who can beat him
in a department of his business which is not
dependent on the low price of wheat. The
Canadian farmer had betier look to his
Alligator   Firth -Honrj   Wlita    Batter���
Kt-iitcilv for njrapepsla-siralfhtealu
Jap's Eyt"*   to in lea I lleer Hanl,elr.,-*-lt*.
Austrian law permits boys and girla to
marry at the age of fourteen.
Iloiled alligator flesh tastes very much
like veal.   It is much eaten in India,
The brain iu the largest apea average9
only sixteen ounces ; in the loweat type o
men it ia about thirty-nine ounces.
An electric rock rests on the summit of
Alpine Peak, California, It is ao full of
,,leetricity that it ia perilous to touch it.
In Dijon, France, there ia a poplar tree
which flourished in the year "22. Ita
height ia I-'l' feet, and its circumference 1 j
A window-cleaning guard, or portable
balcony,to enable peraona to clean windows
in safety, either sitting or standing, haa
been invented.
Wire hatr-pini were first used in lii-lii,
and were invented in Kngland. Before that
time the hair waa held in place by littio
wooden skewers.
Powdered charcoal, if laid thick on a
bin n,causes the iinmediateabuteinent of the
pain. A superficial burn eau thua be
healed in about an hour.
Nearly one-fifth of the deaths in Valparaiso are from pneumonia. In Bombay the
deaths from the same diaeaae are iu the
ratio of ouly '2ft in 10,000.
Parisian reataurant-keepers mix a little
honey with their butter, Thii, gives it an
agreeable taste and flavor, uud makes
inferior butter more palatable.
A device for fastening windows, and still
leaving them open two or three inuhea, has
lieen invented, Any atumpt to open them
from the outside rings an electric alarm.
The wife of the Sheriff of Allen County,
Kansas, is such an excellent cook that eight
epicures have committed offensea, juat to
get into jail and enjoy her delightful
For stealing a pocket-book, a Louisville
man was sent to jail. After serving his
time the discovery waa made that he had
stolen from the wall a picture-frame containing the ten commandments,
Hon, John VV, Blue was in the Governor's
room, Frankfort, Ky��� when, while talking,
he suddenly dropped to the floor. In a
few minutes the appalling diacovery waa
made that he had become blind and dumb.
Some Oregon people have discovered
a simple remedy for dyspepsia. It is
a spoonful of ordinary river sand, to be
swallowed wet after each meal. Around
Ashland many of the inhabitauta are sand-
A useful Newfoundland dog belongs to
Mra. Jennie P. Lane, of Smethport, Pa.
He presses his teeth over the handle of the
baby carriage, and daily takes the ohild out
for a ride, wheeling the vehicle as carefully
as a human being.
A young husband in Ruahville, Mo,, had
a mother-in-law who proved the bane of hia
life, Aa he oould not keep her away trom
his home, he determined to faoe the possible
troubles of eternity, and recklessly committed suicide.
An American physician, in Tokio, ia doing a rushiug businesa by straightening the
slant in the eyea of the Japanese, A fine
silk thread draws up the eyelids, and holds
them in place. A few neat stitches are all
that ia required.
Miss Wilson, of Voluntown, Conn., retired in good health, and in the morning was
discovered gasping for air, witb a pet cat on
her nreast. In a few moments the girl
was dead. It is supposed the animal caused
her death by absorbing her breath.
A deer-hunt, with a comical termination,
waa lately witnessed in Meath, Ireland.
The game being hotly pressed, plunged
iuto the aea, and swam to an island a
diatant. There the animala stood, and
aeemed to be laughing at their pursuers,
A pet Irish aetter belonging to Edward
l''oerster,a Brooklyn dru-*gist,showed symptoms of great pain, nod its owner's efforts
to relievo the pup proved unavailing. The
dog waa out open after its death, and then
the discovery waa made that it had eaten a
small towel.
Up to a few weeka ago John Baisch, of
Maacoutah, III., delighted iu giving his
family pleasant surprises. Just before he
lied he told hia son to dig in a certain spot,
after the funeral. The son obeyed him,
and found a kettle containing f 1,100 in
���old. A few daya later the family was
urther surprised by the diacovery that tho
father had had his lifo inaured for $3,000,
The Worn Timet Have s-*tiii�� Urdi-t-iiilnf
li-nlure-4 Tlial San be fnlllvaled lato
Belter one*.
There is nothing ao worthleas that it
cannot be talked up, and nothing bo
worthy that it cannot be talked down.
The vague authority cited iu the phrase
"they aay" lends confirmation stronger
than affidavits, and infects opinion faster
and farther than any other medium of cir*
culutoii, unless it bo thiB paper. There ia
no other topic, not excepting tlie weather,
which iB so nuch in people's mouths theae
daya as ���' the times," there is nothing more
sensitive to talk, and there is nothing about
which leaa good ia said. Hardly anybody
haa a good word for the unfortunate
" limes." Plainly that ia no way to re
claim them. If they are bad, they can
only lie made worse by thia conatant dwelling on their faults. The very worat timea
have alwaya aome redeeming traita that cau
be cultivated into belter ones by
Talk, of course, cannot altogether do away
with the facts, but it can partially.
Also ii can exaggerate them, and It ia much
better that it Bhould exaggerate lhe sunshine than the shadow. If dismal talk can
make the times look five per cent, worse
than they really are, then cheerful talk can
make them look five per cent, better than
they really are, thus improving the glooml*
eat prospects by ten percent., half of which
is substantial and half sentimental, but all
productive, A boom and a panic, the op*
posite extremes in the scale of fluctuations,
ire alike hurried on and aggravated by
talk. When the operator on the Stock
Exchange wanta to bring about a rise in
shares that he has to aell, he tries to get
people's tongues wagging about thc strong
poaition, the careful management, lhe strict
economy, the heavy earnings of the property, and the certainty of an advance iu
its sto*k. Such talk creates a healthy
atmosphere which develops value. Similarly, gloomy talk is indulged in when bears
want to raid the market. The history of
the silver crisis of last summer in the United Statea ia full of examplea of michief being done hy the
Thua were started aome of the wildest runs
ou banka, which caused a calling-in of loans,
suspension of banks,andsubsequent contraction of credit, calamitous to local industry
and businesa. A man's chance remark that
he had taken out hia deposits because of hla
mistrust aet the talk goin? which finally
produced the whirlwind. Since talk is so
potent for aood or evil, people ahould be
careful how they indulge in it. A random
word about a particular industry or a particular locality may retard improvement by
changing aome one'a purpose to invest.
Pessimistic talk will incline people to hold
on more tightly to their money when liberal
spending may be the only remedy. Au idea
that seems whimsical at first sight, but
which may be the nucleus of material improvement, is the formation of a Good Timea
Club, which is made up of people who
agree not) to aay a bad word about the times,
and each of whom undertakes to get ten
other members to join the club, Thua the
membership is intended to increase hy geometrical progreaaion, one member obtaining
ten others, these ten another hundred, thia
hundred a thousand, and ao on. If this
club flourishes, the timea, which everybody
is now down on, may get fair play,
Dress For Little Tot.
Thia picturesque Utile dress Is made in
the Empire stylo so universally lieeoming
to children, Over the waist front is loosely
ilrawn an Empire bow, which ia fastened
in tho centre by a tiny rosette. The sleeves
are coat shape with large puffs above the
elbow where they are finished with a full
frill of lace. Tho material in the design
pictured is silk but lhe style would be
equally pretty in the prevailing lawn and
Apiiulllnx Hooil In mina-Thi- Waler Wu-
����� Feel.
A Shanghai correspondent writes under
recenl date:���At Vangtsekiang at Hanyang,
the populous city opposite Hankow on
April 21th,a sudden freshet swept from the
Han River. The first rush presented almost
the appearance of a wall of water. The
flood, strewn with wreckage of all kindi.
rose six feet an hour. Seven hundred large
junks and boats were dashed to pieces.
The loss of life is appalling, the estimate
being that nearly 2,000 men, wemen and
children, the moat of whom were aleeping
in their beds, were drowned. Official
reports record the recovery of 1,500 bodies
between Younglo and Hankow, whilo
many others are known to have been washed
ashore and buried. Three hundred bodies,
were thrown up on the bank at one point.
At several places where the river waa nan
row lhe water roie 2"t feet in aa many
-   ��������� ���***��� ������.
tniilt. Bar* low, HHIirr anil Hon, Mopped
Their tttatps nnil S'lasprd Hands.
Capt, l icorge Hurst ow, of tbe ship Norris,
juat arrived iu New Vork from Colombo
and Port de Halle, Ceylon, had the pleasure
on this trip of meeting his father, Capt.
John Bars tow, in mid-ocean, /f ter turning the Cupe of Good Hopo the Norris was
Hearing tho line in longitude .'12,1s west,
when a sail waa sighted. Tho ocean was
calm at tbe time, and (/'apt, Barstow went
iuto the forerlgging to get a butler view of
the stranger. Aa thu vessel drew nigh ita
outlines became more familiar, and even
tually resolved itself into the El well, commanded by Capt. John and bound from
New Vork for San KranCisco,
As tbu captains hadn't had an oppoi-tnn.
iiy to apeak to one another for years, and
had beeu in sight only once in two years,
when they before met in mid-ocean, Capt,
i icorge concluded in huve a family reunion.
So he faunohed a boat, and with Ida wife
und child boarded his father's ship. They
stayed until the wind freshened, and then,
dippiog their colors, thc two ships bearing
father and son parte.i.
Cannibalism in India.
The fact Hal- thero ate cannibals by race,
tt dition and profession at the present duy
in India is established beyond doubt. It
seems Incredible that in a largo community
|ike that of Nasslok or Benaresthu preaeuci
WOlild be tolerated of abandoned creatures
who hunt tho burying grounds with tin
avowed puroo-m of -atiug the half-cousuinei
flesh of tbe dead if they be refused *,he almi
thoy Impudently .lemand with threats ami
vengeance. E 'i nore extraordinary
to know ti.ii* one of them, having seizcH
one of three I mys ab play neuron'.* of tho
temples of Naasick, ripped him open and
proceeded lo eat him while still living, was
sentenced by the district court to only
transp lation for lite, Thu Agboris are
undoubto Uy cannibals, and although they
prefer carrion, uud aa a rule wait for its purification before attacking a body with their
teeth, thoy unquestionably, when opportunity oilers, slay the young or weak to make a
horrible feast*
Robbed of Her Jewels on Pain or Death ���
Iiy a Clever Mlralaxeni Hhe Hat Her
Annul I mi 1*. Taken Into S'lliloily.
The Satya Mitra, u weekly liuzeratl
newspaper, iu a recent issue publishes an
account from a correspondent at Sholapore
which reuds more like u romance than anything else, A young woman, says the
lor respondent, came to the railway station
at Tudwul, between Sholapore und Bijapore,
witb a child about a year and a half old.
The woman who was bedecked with ornaments of tho value of about six or eight
hundred rupees, applied to the station-
master for a ticket; but the latter would
not issue it on somo pretence or other,
evidently wishing lo detain the woman at
the station. The train which waa duo at
the time having arrived and left, the
woman waa aaked to take her seat in a
room and wait there until the arrival of the
next train. The woman having complied
with hia wishes, the stationmaster accompanied by three or four porters, and
AltHEN    WITH    A   SWORD.
entered the room and aaked her to remove
the ornaments en pain of death, which ahe
readily did. The assailants did not content themselves with the forcible possession
of the ornaments, but theym-i.de proposals
which were stoutly resisted. Ou further
threats being held out, the woman, exercising a little presence of mind, begged to be
allowed to go out for a minute or two, but
on the stationmaster aud bia accomplices
remonstrating that she would endeavor to
escape, the woman promised to leave her
child in their custody as a guarantee of her
good faith. The woman then walked out
of tho room and in an instant shut the door
after her and pu*. up the chain, thus confining the whole party in the room. The men
tried hard to break open the doors, but
without su.-cess. They threatened aud on-
treated in turns the woman to let them out,
hut she declined to do ao, and posted herself at the door. The men then threatened
and eventually hewed and hacked it with
tlie sword ami shoved it through an opening in the room; but the woman remained
unmoved, and resolutely kept, her pjsitisn
near the door, only remarking that ahe
would rather allow her child to he sacrificed than put herself into tho power of unscrupulous hlackgut-rils. In thc meantime
a goods train came up near the atation, but
could not proceed further as there was no
one to give the signal to the train. Both
the driver and the guard accordingly loft
the train and walked down lo the atation,
where they saw the woman, who narrated
the whole of the circumstances to them.
Several of the townspeople theu alao arrived
at tho scene, and the door lining opened lhe
whole party was taken into custody aud
removed at once to Bijapore.
Ho Nover Told A Lie.
A work mnn in u factot y being cotitiuuall y
asked for tobacco by his shopmatea, and
not curing to tell a Mo, reiorted to tho following stratagem. He carried two pouches,
ami one he culled " the world," which waa
always empty the other " a friend," which
Contained tobacco for bis use. When asked
for tobacco by bis mates, be would reply i
"I havu not any iu 'lhe world,' what I
um smoking   1 got from a 'friend.' "
Onco Too Often.
In u amall Berkshire town there lived a
retired naval officer, who poised Ihe odious habit of asking people nil sorts of inquisitive questions, One day when out for
a -.troll he met an eccentric old character
named Duncan, and the following oolloqUy
look placo I
" Welj, Duncan, you're dreaaed brawly,
to-day ; where are you going t"
".list to the castle, captain," proudly
ruplied Duncan, as he touched his cap by
way of Hululation.
" And what huve you got in thut basket T" further queried the captain.
"Faith, air, I had na the impudence to
ask," cooly returned Duncan,
The Mother's Influence.
'Jeorge Evers, the famous novelist and
Kgyptologiat, aaya of mother's influence :���
"Few I bolieve individually appreciate the
enormous hidden force in the educational
end moral influence exerted upon them by
their mothers. Were a college founded for
the propagation of morality, its professors
would touch only superficially the inner
life of the students. It would be, iu fact,
a superfluous inatitution, for life itself is
is such a achool. We begin here like children, understanding such instruction alone
as appeals to the heart, and cf this every
man's mother, like mine, holds the key.
Comprehending this, a wise mother should
improve every occasion as a stimulus to an
exercise in morality, teaching even by the
glance of her eye, as it appeals to the innate
love of her child ; and thia fundamental instruction will take root as deeply aa though
the pupila weie already older, excluding
superficiary from the fact that she cau
touch the soul to its innermost core. When
one leaves a mother's influence, one is already a moral man or one is not, and of a
hundred who are so, ninety-nine, even
though unconsciously, are indebted to the
Inartistic, but Very Prevalent.
"This epidemic of moire," said a dressmaker recently, "which is sweeping the
world of dreaa, is much deplored by real
artists in gowns. It suits no one, so far aa
enhancing any good point or toning down
any disadvantage. It is hard, cold, unsympathetic, und has only the richness of weave
to recommend it. Mantles are most unsuitably made of it, as it ia absolutely without
grace in draping the figure, while a moire
jacket makes angles in the moat rounded
and avelte of women. Its only place in
dress is in flat panels or re vers, or deeply
veiled in lace, which aoftens its mirror-like
surface and hides the still effect of ita bristling folda."
Embroldored Sofa-Pillow.
A comfortable aofa-plllow ia made in the
deceptive form of a well-filled work-bag
saya the Toronto Ladies' Journal for June*
A pillow, filled with feathers, about sixteen
inches long and nearly thirteen iuches wide,
ia lirat made. Tho cover ia of gray silk
sixteen inches long and thirteen inches
wide for tbe front, and the back is of red
plush of the same dimensions.
At the top is a double frill of red satin,
four inches wide, and drawn in with handsome satin ribbon. Upon the gray silk
front is a beautifully embroidered bunch of
red poppies done iu different shades of red,
olive-green and black "B, and A." filoselle.
This could be produced in the same color
scheme with gray linen for both back and
front, embroidered in the aame silk, and
will endure any amount of washing.
Hints for the Household.
Tooth powder is an excellent cleanser of
fine filigree jewelry.
Drive ants outof your cupboards by sprinkling pulverized borax on the shelves.
Never wash raisins that are to be used in
sweet dishes. It will inaku the pudding ur
cake heavy,
Clotheapins boiled a few minutes and
quickly dried once or twice a month, lie
come more durable.
Cake, after II becotnea stale, makea an
excellent steamed pudding, eaten with a
sauce or sweet gravy.
After tho juice has beeu squeezed from
lemons, thn peel cun be used for rubbing
brass. Dip tbem in common salt, rub the
brasB thoroughly, then brush wilh dry
Ink stains on ctothea may be taken out
by washing, first with pure water, next
witb soap -ind water, uud lastly with lemon
juice ; but if old, they must be treated with
oxalic acid.
Very Hi -le, il any, water should be drunk
at meal time ; but if one feels the need of
some liquid, let him take one cup of weak
tea or colfee, as heat aida digestion, while
cold retards it.
To wash red table linen, uae tepid waler
wiih a little powdered borax (borax sete
the color) ; bung to dry in a shady plaoe.
Tbe washing must be done separately and
done quickly with very little soap ; the
rinsing water should huve a very little
starch in il.    Iron when nearly dry.
Quito Safe.
The following is perhaps ihe cleverest
excise foinei'leol of duly on record :
An Irish soldier, placed on guard over a
cannon, was found iu u public-House some
distance of by bis officeri
"How dare you leave your post?" waa
the stern rebuke.
"Ah, but it's no consequence at all, at all,
plu/e your honor," said the man. There's
no two men, yer honor, would lift that
gun between them, much less carry it off.
An' if there was more (ban two, I know i
wouldn't be a match for them, so I came
away, yor honor I" THE WEEKLY NEWS, JULY u, 1894,
Published  tvery Wednesday
At  Courtenay,   B.  C.
By Wlvtney & Co.
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Et-'hango, San Francisco, is our au-
ttnnz-d ajftfiit. This paper is kept
nn file in hw OiltCQ.
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Some Good Bpeeltnenaor tha Vina Old Ue*i*-
oii-.lilr�� Cattle.
In districts where dairy productB pay
better than beef raising the ujt-ricultnr-
it-t Bhould Helect bis cows from tho well
known milk, butter uud cheese families.
But if ho is a small funn-ir in u rough
Muesli*! July, 11
rhe Hunter tide bore down all before
Kvery polhn** place in old Coniox Dis-
i*i*t which Mr. Hunter had served so
1 itthfully jjavc hini an overwhelming majority.
One nr tun very "small potatoes" have
turned up, who ashamed of voting as
they had intended all along t*i do, are
���*<*ckiny some plausable excuse for their
conduct, and finding nothing else are
idiotically claiming that they were
trying to rebuke this journal for thc high
and fearless ground it took during ihe
Gimpuign. Sui.li creatures the public
Mill hold in infinite contempt, and lhey
"t*,!y deserve the editorial to;. Por all
others we are willing u* let the dead past
liuiy its dead,and forgetful of political dif
ferewes work hand in hand for the enure   district.
PURE mini) AMERICAN bv.vox UUT.L.
country   nol convenient to market he
Could not do better than to cultivate the
Devon eattlo.
The DevonS arc- unions the linrdiest
i of cuttle, well  adapted to a hilly or
1   mountainous region.   Tbey can rough it
as well us anything with hoofs nnil horns
should be allowed ro rough it.   Where
oxen are ueoessitry, thoguntlu, Intelligent
Dovons ulake tho befit ones of ull.   A
ConuectitMH dairy farmer  who makes
vast quantities of Jersey buttor keeps a
pair nf iJevoiislim- oxen to do all the
rough work of the farm und ia aure it
pays him. Dealdiw that, iu England,the
native home of roast Vuef, there is 11 bo-
lief 1 hai the best meat which comes to
the British markets is that uf u stall ted
Devon nUter.
Western ranchmen hnve heretofore
objected to the long horns of the Devon
as boing In tho way of shipping them,
but with the new uud painless methods
of dehorning now in use this objection
fades ont of sight
Finally, if there be sueh a thins as a
general purpose cow, which thero is not,
the Devon comes nearer it than nny
other breed.   Tho cows of this family
The Result at Home.
The result in this district is not uncx
peeled, but the majority is gratif)ingly
large, It shows thai the people appreciate the services of their able and intUi-
encial representative, nnd that they are
not hostile to the Dunsmuir interest
which ts so large a factor in their pros-
petit y. Through the election of Mr.
Hunter, no interest will suffer but all be
equally cared for ;ind protected. Those
who voted against him though disappointed, doubtless at the moment, are
aheady beginning to fuel thai the election
It ad resulted for llie best He will prove we
aie sure the representative of the entire
(listricintnd not simply ofa party, doing all
he can to piomote the general interests
and being just lo all. In view of this let
us all rejoice and join in the swelling
pean of triumph at (he verdict of the people which does honor to Comox.
The Government Sustained.
We go to prc.iS on lhe fourth or edi-
torial pp.gc much earlier ihan on the first.
At this writing however, we have received niouj-h returns to show that the Government is safe, and as considerable of
tin; Mainland is yet lo hear from it is pro
'liable it will have a working majority.
The Government has carried the eniire
i -land - 14 members. 1 n Victoria the
Opposition were completely swamped, not
one saving his deposit. Vancouver and
New Westminster go solid Opposition as
was expected. In Cariboo two Government members arc returned.
Mr. Iltij-h Giant of Union, who has
had ample experience in such matters
east has made n model of a section nf
dyke, contatnng the sluice nr flood gales,
which would certainly if followed, make
,- substantial dyke. The model i, sup-
posed lo be a section 40 feel long, 50 It
underneath, and havin*; n 30 font road
way ou lop, and a hand rail al (he sides
for protection The bottom is bmli oi
round timbers up toilu- sluice gnies,or up
to low water mark. This brings the level
ing timbers from a foot m 15 inches a
hove low waicr. Krom ihe bottom ol the
siiiice gales to the level ol tin- rondwny,
it is built up of equated timber, Tlie
walls ofthe sluice gateB are built ofsquai
cd limber u inches thick. The model
show*, the two sluice gate*, a bv d ft, ami
of two style*, one being with one hinge
and the other of two hingOi. On the
fiber side of lhe section is supposed to
be spiles about io feet apart and driven
firmly into the mud, fastened securely to
thc wall umber all the way up; also spiled in front for strength, and filled inside
solid with e&rth and gravel. All the front
i*. to be of squared timber, and all of the
dyke to be like the section of the model,
except the sluice ��aics. This may be
siudicil witb profit by those interested in
It dyke lo take the place of the Long
A TriM- Ti-.I-'iiIh. ,
Tli'-rf* occur* In Jnpitn ;t specl-** (pf t��rl
pule which neeum *.-- freqiteut ths bnnghs
i.;' trees, 'lhe parent [rug, or tend. 01
nawt���It is nol known which of th�� three
Aiuphibnim h-u su M-Ides-i a dlsregnr.
fur family IrfldilioiH bail-In hi a tree p.
nest, uml from tin- ly-p which are lh"i-
donoBiiwI ind ���������I-** tire pri-dueed 'lh
btdpoh'H seem tn i-i-f r ihin idry sltltatlnn,
which perhaps biuu- them In Iw fmeduiu
fiynj r.u H.-ioii-, IUllt*i* ur lm,s, fur liieru 1
11-' eviileiict th U Lhey ever de-,.-rt it.    Wbi-i
thu lime cum tfur them to l�� convert-*n
Into [m,-** they drop Into ths pond below
Hut the Aiii'-rioau lialumllsi whu dirt Covered thin extrnorul �� / fu< t dn
t ol *>ue<;v-rd in tractn-j tiu-ir i'u;urud<ivulu^
menu        -       *, 	
will give a lino yield of miik if well
eared fur, ami it is only less rich Ihan
that of the Jerseys and Guernseys. Tho
Devons havo their enthusiastic advocates
among the beef misers of the west, nmi
tho American Dovon Cattle club is well
sustained. One of thn most devoted
Devon men in tho country is Mr. 13. R.
Eldredgo of Provo City, U. T,
Give I'd Kentucky Sa-ItU* fInrat-H.    "f-.
Tho peoplo in early days largely depended upon horseback riding for long
distance travel as well aa for short trips:
hence they encouraged breeds of horses
which could carry llieir burdens with
easti, both to themselves nmi the rider.
The Baddlera of that early period were
not tho stylish and finished steppers of
this. The best horses for thu purpose
were brought from Canada, whoro the
pace or ambluiK gait had been most encouraged, while Virginia and the south
Atlantic states bad given more attention
to the race burse. The Canadians were
Baid to bo a cross of the early French
Btock with tho sullious obtained from
New York and New England, They
combined the hardiness and perhaps the
gaits of tlie former with the butter sizo
of the latter.
Wheu Kentucky waB growing into
statehood, away buck in the thirties, two
classes of horses mainly were imported
Into her territory to grow up and fatten
on the Btieciileiit blue grass. Tbey were
the thoroughbred and half blood from
Virginia and now and then a pacer from
Canada. Naturally tliese wero crossed,
because many people did not caro to
keep up tbe breeding of race horses, and
tbo cross produced a moro useful animal,
particularly for saddle purposes.
Thu tasto for a real saddle horse is vitiated some these days by a class of
"professors" from England and Germany, who conduct riding schools iu
eastern cities. They know nothing of
the delight of horseback riding proper,
Tliey have perhaps nover mounted a saddle horse of thu western type and therefore make the most of what they know
about the saddle horse. There is another
reason for their adoption of tho high
trolling horse iu their schools.
Many of llie eastern riders are driven
to horseback os a relief trom the ills of
counting hoilSCS. Heneo they expect to
lind it in the high Stepping trot, They
nre misguided and will find in the end
that the ease of body ami mind given by
a morning ride OO a called middle horse
will prove more luin filial than the vio-
tent jolting tbey get on tho back of the
school horse, Sliil il is not the province
of western horsemen to dlotttte to their
patrons. Our saddle horses are capablo
of taking on ihu trot if need bu, uml
tbey will be bo educated whilu the craze
lasts, but here's hoping that it won't be
long. Mounting tbu eastern hackneys
for a sad.lh- horse is liku getting out of a
linu buggy aud taking an ux cart,���Thu
Slllliit for Pultun Ing U��gn,
"I hail til head of hogs," Bays P. H.
Smith of Brown county, H. D., "which I
raised and fattened on millet seed, which
Tiiade an average weight of DIM pounds on
foot, and 1 fattened one hog that weighed
031 pounds. Tins bog gained fur the last
;io days 2 1-5 pounds perday, Tins millet makes pork that is second to none. It
is a aure crop, grows quickly and no danger of frost. It is cheaper than corn and
just ua good if uot better for fattening
runl-iila* t.liil-lrun.
The subject uf punishing uhlldren hn**
8-H-iiit-il to receive a great -It-Hi of at ten tie, 1
uf lute. It ie quite tiuiarlmt Intel tjeiil
parent-* t*��*k a uoinproheuslve view -<f thi*
mutter, li a chilil lu-iH bun so brought tr;
that nbi'dtH-io- whs enforced "iily by meat
nf blows, theu tt u Wtngsiher likely ta.
blows wonld Le ueeessary to tbe end ul
the chapter. If the child bu-ooinss othei
thnn nu uutlaw sgotnst society, it oertatulj
in nut "wing to paruntal control or man
AgDiui-ut, tbur�� must be nti-mormon1
smount of j-no'l in some ohildren- or tne*
would ii-ivei ouu'B pui. unscathed frum tin
or'ln-il nf brute fori-u t^rungb which ttie-
nr-3 put in ihuir curiiusi yuutb.
Waverly l
X House;
uisrioiT, B.C
This  Magnificent   Hotel   Building
Will be Opened for the Reception ol Guest? July 1.
Finest Appointments.
Best Table. Splendid Sample
Booms   and   Re I to tie    rue
1, Linasay, Lessee.
G. B. Leighton
At tho   Bay, Comox, B   0.
Blackfmithing  an     Repairing
of all kinds
Carnage Work and Horseshoeing a specialty
For  Sale
My farm nf 113 acre*-, wilh  coal   right,
al-iO ,-iiot k and farm implements.
James Clark.
Comox, H.C.
R. B. Anderson,
Practicl   Watchmaker
Worker in Light Metals   and
Gunsmith ing and   Tin   Work
Dingwall Building.
Co"*ox, B.  0.
Wedding nntl other rings made to order.
Notice  of Assignment.
Pumuant to thoCindltor'n Trussdt Don Act
Notice is hereby given that Fran lis A
Anlev of the T-twu nf Union, Vh- 0OUT1 r In
l-itiil, I-W'liuu of Bmihh Cnluin! ia, lurcher
lid- by deed da'cl and execu il Mav Vhh.
I8IH, anaij-n-"! ull In* pro eitv, r<-al and
-icr-onal nud chosuu 1:1 Autiiiu to Win
M.i.ti'i.w.1111', fanner, in C m-x District, on
jitiiil Iiliiid in trust b.r tbe g.*iii-ral beneli*
of Creditor*, save ��h therein mentioned.
All |)t-r.-.oiia h iving ula-in.*i aya-ii-t the sttrl
Francis A. Anley must forward or delivm
full uariiciil-tr*- of the or*. ��� e to tbe hate
tiunu-e, atCmuox, B O.on or Ikfure the
10-.U day of July, I8IU.
All perinns iiidebt- d tn naid Krancis A
Anley are required to pay the amount nt
their iuiiolueilneaa to the Maid t it*nec forth
with. Af-er thy 19uh day of July, 1804.
thu tnidU-u wdl procet-d to d-ntribute tin
aaaeto of the e��tate aiuune the parties eu
ttti'il -.hrrt-tn, h-jving r gard ouly to thi
ntaluis uf which h�� theu Hhall have had
Wm. Mathkwson,
Uited, May 10th. 1804 Au->iguee.
E. Pimbury & Co.
Whou'sali- und Kktaii.
DRUOOISTS   and Stationkrs
Comnierclal St. Nanaimo, 11. C
'Union Saw Mill.
All Kinds of Rough ancl
Dressed lumber always on
hand and delivered at short no
Also all kinds of sawn and
split shingles ami dressed pine
and cedar.
Stumping done at reasonable
rales by our Giant Stumper,
Coal, brick and lime on
hand and delivered at short
K, Omni & L, Mounco, Propra.
General Teaming
l��\ and
Riverside Hotel
Courtenay B O
J. J. Grant, Proprietor
The Hotel is one uf tbo best equipped
on ihe Pacific Coast, and is situated ;ii
ihc mouth i��t' the Courtenay Kiver, between Union and the large farming settlement of Comox,
Trent aie plentiful in ihe river, and
1 irge iiHine abounds in the neighborhood
The liar connected with the hotel is
ktpt well supplied   with the best wines
-nut liquors.   Stage connects   with all
Steamers.   Terms moderate
Cumberland EoteL
Union, B. C.
The finest hotel building
Fixtures and Bar
North of Victoria,
And the best kept house.
Spacious Billiard Room
and new
Billard and Pool Tables,
l!est of Wines and Liquors.
J. l'iket, Prop.
Wood A Miller
Having Added to their Own
Splendid Livery Outfit.
of R. Grant and Co
Are Prepared to furnish  Sty-
ish  Rigs at Reasonable Rates
Give them a call
Robert J. Wenborn.
Machine Works, Nanaimo
Dealer in Bicycles. Agent for Bra,.t-
fnrcl Hicjcle Co., H. P. Davis of Toronlo
English Wheels, Beastnn, Humbcr,
Rudge, New Howe and Whitworlli. Will
sell on installment plan or big discount
for cash. Parts supplied ��� Repairing a
Esquimalt  and Nanaimo Ry.
Steamer Jo in
On and after Mar. 22nd, 1S93
The Hteamer JOAN will sail as follows
e.U.I.INfi AT WAY PORTS m pnsainiBon
uml frolght m iy ott'er
Lonvo Vlctorln, Tutwil.iy, 7 n. m.
"   Snnntmn fr>r Cnmox, Weilnu tiny, 7 n. tn
" t'liion Wlmrf Tlinr-fliiys at S n. in. for
Nniiftltno, roturnll y Ul Un uu Wlmrf lho -nine
Lonvo Oomox for Nniintnio,      Frlilnys.7n.in.
Nmmlnto for Vlolorla   Sntiuiluy, 7a.ni
���For freight or state moms apply on
board, or at Ihc Company's ticket ollice,
Victoria Station, Store street.
Esquimalt & Nanaimo R'y.
Time  Table   No.   20,
To tako effect at 8.00 a. ro. on Friday
April 27th, 1894.   Trains run
on Pacific Standard Time.
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On Saturdays and Sundays
Return Tlokota will be famed bi-twoon all
points tor ft fnro and u quarter, good for roturn nut later than Monday,
Roturn Tlokota for ono and n half ordlnury
lap   may ho  purchaaod dally to all points,
ot l for aoven diya, Including duy of ia-sui*.
No Roturn Tlolcots issued for a fare and ��
qunrtcr where the single fnro ia twenty-flve
Through rntca botwoon Vlotorla and Comox,
Mlleogo uml Cominnt*lon T|oketscan booh-
t-iiiind(.tiiiiiplu:iition Io Ticket Agent. Victoria
suit ion.
Frotid-wt. Gen'l 8��pt.
Oen. Freight and Pa**engor Agt
CO'U"ET*E*n-*7.A.""r, B.C.
The leading hotel in Comox district,.
���������Nevf and handsomely furnished,
excellent hunting and fishing close
tit town. Tourists cun depend on
first-class accommodation. Reasonable rates. Bar supplied with the
choicest liquors aud cigars
R. Graham, Piopr.
Yarwood & Young,
Hamsters, SoicitarF, &c. Oitice Cnr
Baston ami Commercial St., Nanaimo, ll, C
Funeral Directors and Kmummku.-
Ora^i|ntra nf I ho Orlontnl. Run-kn,
nnd I n 11 nl si il. �� t'���il,.t,.�� ���r Kin.
b.lmii.��-   ���      .
Xaiuinin, li. C.
A   Snap
So acres nf fine land for sale or exchange
or property at Courtenay, Union or U-
mon W'liarf
Apply tit this office.
The Nanaimo Pharmacy
Nanaimo B. 0.
W, E. Mc Cniiney Chemist,
Pur.' l)'U)js Chi-niioiils and Putent
riiyafcuns Proaolptlotu and itllonluru ill|..il
witli caro mid dlnuntch. p. 0. box 12
McKenzie & McDonald,
Courienay, L*. C.
���AInTE ���
General  Blacksmiths.
Bring on Your Wort
UNION Bakery
Best of Bread, Cakes  and
Pies always  on hand.
The Bread Cart will   be at
Courtenay and Coniox  Tuesdays and Fridays.
Adderton &. Rowbotham, Prop
Nanaimo   Saw  Mill
-    and   ���
Sash and Door Factory
A Hatl-iin, Prop. .Mill St.. PO Hox 3.-., Tol. Ml
Niiiiiiiino II. C,
A complete stock ofRotijjIi ami Dressed
Lumber always on Imiul; also Shingles,
Laths, Pickets, Doors- Windows antl
Ulinds, Moulding, Scroll sawing, Turning
aiulull kinds nfwootl finishing furnished
Cedar,     White   Pine,     Redwood.
All orders accompanied with Cash orompt
ly and carefully aticmlc.l tn.
Steamer listell
Marbor and ontsidc towing done at reason
able rate*-.
Cumber laud Meat Met
All Kinds of
Fresh Meat, Hams and Bacon
All Kinds of Vegetables  and
Fanners Produce,
Orders from surrounding coun
try promptly fiiled,
A. C, Fulton, Prop.
First Dam, by Scotchman.   Second Dam
by Hay Wallace.   Third Dam,
by Waxwork, etc.
The Karl of Moray, Jr., is a Drappled
Hrown in color, three white feet, with
beautiful action and the finest quality of
bone, and like his sire has a tfreat constitution. He is rising lour years old, Foal
cd July jth, i8S;, ancl weighs 1400 lbs.
He was imported by John llcthciinipon,
from Bruce County. Ontario, and will
make the season 01 1H94 on his farm, Comox.
Karl of Moray; is by K.'irl of Moray,
''J.55-I.* registered in the Clydesdale Stud
Hook. Vol. VIII, pnj*e 12:, with his clam
Nance of Inclistcily, as it appears in his
pedigree,**-1*. MclNTpsll.
Terms- To insure for the scason,$!2.
For single service, $5.
���       Groom fees, $1.50.
������in   1 in      "*rm u ,
fpsupapce Sale.
S'oan <S* Scott's Nanaimo.
What is an Insurance Sale ?
So many people ask the question.   We shall explain:	
After tne late disasterous fire in Nanaimo the Insurance Companies cancelled a large number of policies in some blocks. We
have just --10,000.00 to place jusl at present inany other Company.
Now we cannot afford lo carry over laige stock without sufficient insurance Consequently we are compa led to unload. To do
this quickly we have pet the prices lower on evorything in our Immense stock���than Dry Goods have ever been bought before���less
than cost in nearly every in tance. See price lists which we have,
sent out.
Union Clothing Store
Union,   B.  C.
Have Just received a fine Assortment of EDglTsR Worsteds for
Suitings.    Also Keep Ready Made Clothing, Hats, Shoes, and
*i3>,The Tailoring Department is in charge of D1. McLeod,
which is a guarantee of perfectly fitting garments and the best
of workmanship.
Stage and Livery,
Fine Rigs at Reasonable Rates Always on Hand,
.'.   Teaming Promptly Done,  .\
Job Printing,
f e are now Prepared to take Orders
All kinds of Job l'tu.VTiNt; in alii its, Various Branches;
Posters, Dodgers, Cards, Bill-Heads, Lctter-
Heads, Notices, Circulars,  Pamphlets,
Society By-Laws, Badges and
Ball Programmes, etc.
Orders by mail promptly attended to.   Call and get prices.
Get Suited.
J. Abrnrns, the clothier of Union has a
fine of 1400 samples to choose from for
suitings, ranging from $22 per suit upwards.   Perfect tit guaranteed
0. H. Beevor-Potts
Solicitor, Notary Public. Conveyancing
in all ils brandies. Office Comer-
rial St, Na 11.11 mo.
Society    Cards
1. 0. (>. V., No .11
Union Lodge, I. O. O. F., meets every
Friday night at ti o'clock. Visiting brethren cordially invited ta atieiul.
Wm. Wright, R. S,
Hiram Loi.ge No i^ A.K ,& A.M.,H.C.K
Courtenay IJ, (.'.
Lodge moets on every Saturday on or
before the full of llie moon
Visiting Brothers  cordially requested
lo attend.
R, S. McConnell,
K. of P.
Coinox Lodge No 5, K. of |\, meets
every Saturday, after the new and full
moon.ai K |). m. nt Castle Halt, Comox*.
Visiting Knights cordially Invited to attend.
John Hind
K. U.S.
C. 0.0. K.
Loyal Sunbeam Lodge No. 100, C. 0
O. F. meet in llie old North Comox
school house every second Monday at 8
ii. m Visiting brethren cordially invited
to attend.
J. B. Bennett. -Sec.
H A Simpson
Barrister ami Solicitor.   Office in uul
flat, Green's Block, Nanaimo,  B.C
Will be in I'nion* every Wednesday and
Courtenay on Thursday.
Nanaimo Cigar Factory.
Philip Gable, Proprietor.
Boston Street      ���    Nanaimo B. 0.
Manufactures   the-  finest   cigares,
employing none but white labor.
Why purchase inferior foreign cigars,,
when you can obtain a SUPERIOR ARTICLE Un- the same money?
Home Made BoysSufts.
Suits for boj'8 from two lo ten years of
age made to order, at reasonable rates.
Apply to
.\"is. Charles Hno-jet, Courtenay
O. H. Fechner.
Shop: Late Drug store.
Union, B. C.
Gteo. HC. SCOTT.
Eousb and Decorative Painter-,
Paper Hanger and Kalsominer.
Union. B. C.
rJ.D. McLean
Jeweler, Bookseller
and Dealer in
Organs, Pianos,Music
Stationery,   and   Notions ol all kinds.
Unioj*   Mines, B  C.


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