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Array &fayv*Tt<c^Z^**J
G. A McBain Co
Real Estate Brokers
Nanaimo,  B. C.
NO. 75-
COURTENAY, COMOX DISTRICT, B. C. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 1894.
$2.00 PER YEAR
TJlTIOlsr. IB- O
has a fine assortment of
Oils,
Paints,
Crockery,
Hardware,
Glassware,
Gentlemen's
Boots,
Shoes,
Tobacco,
Clothing,
Groceries,
Furnishings
Ancl so on
We also take orders for custom made suits.
Give us a call and we will try ancl please you
MARCUS WOLFE,
Financial and General Commission Broker,
ROOM  11, JOHNSTON  BLOCK, NANAIMO, B. C.
AGENCIES BXPBBBENTES,
Canada Permanant Loan and Saving. Company, Toronto.
Citixen.' Building Society of Nanaimo,
Scottiah Union and National Imuran��� Company.
Hartford Tin Ininranc. Company.
Union fir. Insurance Company of London, England.
Eaatara Firo Aaauranca Company, of Halifax
Great West Life Assurance Co., of Winnipeg, Man.
Money to Loan on Improved Farm Property.
UNION  MINES
FURNITURE   ESTABLISHMENT
    A Full Line of Everything  	
BUILDERS  and CONTRACTOR
��T UNDERTAKING  IN ALL ITS BRANCHES
Grant and McGregor Props.
The Equitable Life Assurance Society.
120 Broadway, New York.
The largest  and strongest Company in the
World.
Assets
Surplus
d- 169,056,396.00
*���*  32,366,750.00
This Company have a larger outstanding business, a larger income and a larger
cash surplus, than any other financial institution of its kind in the world.
It is therefore the safest and best company in which to insure your life.
A*FW. Taylor. Victoria, B. C. Special Agent
Charles St. Morris, Victoria, B C. Provincial Manager.
Sun Life Assurance Co
HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL
One of the Largest and Strongest Companies
in Canada
Gives the Most Liberal Contract and Pays the  Largest Dividens
Assets $3,403,700.20.
Reserve lor the Security of Policy Holders    $2,988,320.08.
Surplus over all Liabilities $307,428.77
t E. tlrana, Gen'l Agent, Victoria, B. 0.     L. W. Tauquier,Bp.cial Agent
We Carry the Largest Stock
���   of   ���
General
in British Columbia.
Simon Leiser, Proprietor,
Miss M. Roy has charge of our dress Department. All work done in this Department guaranteed to give satisfaction.
co:m:ox, BO.
Importers & Dealers in
Flour ft Food
Farm Produce
Fancy Qrocerln
Crockery ft Olaaiwara
Dry Oooda
Boot* ft Sho..
Hardware
Faint ft Oil*
Oonta Furniahinga
Patent Medicine.
Stationery
Wallpaper
Sportsmens Supplies a Speciality
Confederation Life Association
SEE
THEIR
NEW
OF TOR/OI-TTO
ESTD
IS 73
UNCONDITIONAL
ACCUMULATIVE POLICY
1. It ia ENTIRELY FREE from all eondltiona
and reatrictiona front data of iaaue
S. It ia ABSOLUTELY and automatically non-forfeitale after two yeara.
INSURES THE LIVES
OF
MINERS.
Full information furnished upon application to the Head Office, or the Victoria
Office     100 Government Street.
ERNEST N DUNDERDALE,
GENERAL AGENT.
D. W. KARN - CO'S
Organs and Pianos stand   without a  rival; have received
the last gold medal given by the Dominion of Canada, and the
'ast gold medal given by the Toronto Industrial Exhibition.
For further information and catalogue apply to
JOHN MAY,
Or Grant  & McGregor, Nanaimo
Union, B. C. Ageut for Vancouver Island.
' '  'a1 '  " a   .a ���      i   a  i ia i
Wm. K. Leighton.
Fire and Life Insurance Agent.
Royal London and Canadian
Phenix of Hartford
London and Lancashire
Confederation Life.
Green Block, Nanaimo.
-*   HER MATRIMONIAL EFFORTS.    "
They Wrra Varied and 1 liter rati tig aod
Mom lloriimo IIom ��t feint.
A Boutln-rii lady (tf nu Inqniriufc tnrn ot
mind asked lur old colon-it m--.i--i.iy
whether mIiu coti-ddered murrii,go a failure.
"Wen, chile,M replied Mom Lucy, an-
miit.iri-f a judicial nir, "dat {It-pen'-* on da
kinc (if limn ynu gittt. I htm Lmd'upcrl-
t'nee with IV ttuNban'R, nnd I tul'H you,
Honey, dry ain't no count-in on de man
luikH. Iu tio'tiu time dry U sweet and not'
��s tie lie��' m'lnacH, but come time you'H
ninwrietl l.'dke ea uot dt-y'll curroc* you
wid tie (Intiron.
"My fiiHt wna a penrt, InHcr-ly yonnft
buck, mighty Houplo iu de j'iutH w'en dey
wn** ihiiieh] to do ('Unrtera, but wuk tlmea
be plum crippled up with tie rheumatic
or home odw ini?.'ry. W'en be tuk nick
sho' -miff, he duid befo' ho nho' hlt-melf dat
be wnrn't pinyin 'put-aura. Onto was d��
n��x* one. He wnsdit masterful lest, oudn*
flouneat critter, dey warn't no foolishness
'limit bim. Hu cud wuk in du duy an
it-i-ict* ull de ni'fht, an wYn bo drnretl tie
bow "cronn du l'nldle be cud inek de bo)n au
gala dnnctd du night fro', or nut 'em wail-
en au moan in with di-nio'nlii tune*,, Hut
Iriinl! MlatiHl be wna dnt jailoiiH dat be
'dpoo1 niu to hn def ati dumb nn liliu to all
do worl butblfviel; (hit's huccomo do dia-
ngn-enien'awtthdc Haptls* prjacher. Cntn
done K��t kill. 'caiiHu de preacher waa de
quicken' with him rruszer.
"Dun I inawrie de preacher, nn I neher
aorry but ouc't, au dat waa fua, In**' jiud
all do time. To aeo dat man u-stnn'in
Up in de chu'eh, n-lronipbi up an down du
niHt'iiiii, hi*, ban's outalrutch', do team a
dropplii f'om hia nyca; bia voica A-watlin
nn do word* n-fullhi f'om Ida mouf laikv
honey f'oru du hnnoyconib, you'd fink bu
ruidy [or Ida belaudy crown. Hut lie lay
away de Kwi-ctnem with hla nto' clntbea,
un de pIckiiulnnlt-H'd a heap ruther dut de
dt-till cotcb 'cm dan dere puw. Hlmoby
be uotch do fober, an I Yliir to goodutwi,
mlatfa, tint de prm-uber'a fuiu-'nl wua du
jiiylnllt-H' occnalou Htuiou we'uus' inaw-
rldgo.
"Well, Lucy," aaid hor miatreaa, "I
wonld uot have thought yuu would marry
again."
" Law*, honey, dere waa two n-Mona.
Flint, I bad done got tu du hubltob Ix-in
married, and ncx', nvidn de waya I had
h'en Uiaat'd hy tbo fust t'roo, It aholy wmii*
ed hiiku tt come tlmo fur mu to do-.onto
bowdu my own velf, ho I lay low t'wr-ll I
come uctohh de quiet*-*-*', im*fkc.*t' iii^t*nh
In do kentry nu nmwriixt him, dry no"���
And a fow minute* Inter Mom Lucy could
havu been buard awturliiH her Ioiik miffer-
tng'-fourth" thnt be waa "thu ouivrin-t,
wuthltMU'Ht tilggrih on do dice of de Uy iu
worl."--���New York Journal.
J. T. Grieve.
. Butcher        Sandwick.
Will run butcher cart to Union Wednesdays, and Tuesdays around Comnx
Settlement, Hay and Courteuav; Saturdays around Courtenay and the Hay.
Will supply vegetables, eggs, butter,
and cream.
Union Clothing Store.
Oooda At Coat.
For the next thirty days you can purchase at the Union Clothing Store Cloth
ing, Hats, Hoots, Shots, White and Colon! Shirts, Collars, Cuffs, Cents under
Clothing, Socks, Overalls, Cordigan Jack
ets at cost. The above goods all new.
Please call and inspect goods. Suits
made to order at the lowest possible price
Partnership Dissolution.
The partnership heretofore existing be
tween us, under tlie firm name and style
of Anley Si Smith, in the butcher business
at Union and Comox, B. C. has been dis-
solved to take effect from and after this
date. Mr, F. A. Anley will continue the
business as heretofore, to whom all outstanding accounts must be paid and who
will assume and pay all indebtedness of
the late firm.
March i, 1894. F. A. Anley.
Percy Smith.
Corrocta-l lite GonoraL
The atory comes from Washington of A
xenattV* wife who entertained nt dinner
(ien��r%l Hlnnk. As all the world known,
Oenerr-,1 lllnnk prldea himself even moro
upon bin knowledge of dining thnn upon
hla ikill tn warfare. Imagine bis emotions, therefore,when at a certain point tn
the elaborate menu hla hoateaa leaned for
ward nnd aweetly cnlled out to him,
"General, I know yen will forjrlve mo for
telling you, hut you're using the wrong
forkl"
E. Pimbury & Co.
Wholesale and Retail
DRUGGISTS   and  STATIONERS
Commercial St, Nanaimo, K. C
Courtenay Bakery
Courtenay. B. C.
Will supply Bread ok best quality, and superior Cakes   and   lies.
Wedding Cakes ��� Specially.
People of Union will be supplied from
cart EVERY  WEEK  day and the Hay
folk Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Grand Anniversary Ball.
Union Lodge No. 11.1. 0. O.T.
will give on April 26th
A Ball and Supper
at Reading Room Hall in celebration of
the anniversary of the order.
Furthei particulars next week.
Union Flashes.
Str. Mineola will be due this week.
Regular pay-day next .Satur .lay.
Ship Amrrira sailed Saturday for Sitka, Alaska, with 1,000 tons.
Ship J. D. Peters left Tuesday to supply the arctic whaling fleet with coal.
The str. Jeannie will be due on the
20th to lord fo San Francisco.
The WilHamette will be due on the
22nd to load tor the American navy.
Also there is another ship due for coal
for the American navy.
At house No. 1 last Friday a voung I-
talian boy first saw the light of day.
A Chinaman broke his leg in No. 2
slope last Wednesday���k now doing well
James Cathew is erecting for himself
a neat one and a half story dwelling.
There is a rush of ladies at McKim's
to see the world's fnmousCrompton corsets.
The str. Coquitlam is expected to take
a load of wash coal on its return trip to
Port Townsend.
Mr. H. P. Collis of the Union store
went below on the Joan last Friday- expected back to-day,
J. Abrams was a passenger on last
week's steamer to Nanaimo���will be back
to-day.
Grant & McGregor arc putting up, as
contractors, fnr R. Grant a new cottage,
which, when completed, will he occupied
by Niel McFadyen mid family.
Str. Tepic. arrived Friday with 600,000
shingles for R. Grant St Cii., and left the
same day with 200 tons of coal for the C.
P. R.
The Union hotel :s obliged to turn
people awav for want of room, It will
make an addition of 40 by 54 feet, and
is not to be left in the race.
The bank bill advertised in last week's
issue was claimed by nnd given to Miss
Booth. She was able to ntjme the denomination of the bill and bank of issue.
The Presbyterian concert, which proved such a succe-s, will be repeated at
the Reading Rnnm Hall next Saturday
evening in aid of that institution. Every
body should attend.
Alex Grant is happy as proud, and
proud as happy. He was the recipient
ofa Past Master's jewel last Saturday at
Hiram lodjie which assembled at Courtenay. XV. M. Mathewson presented it in
a graceful speech to which Mr. Grant responded in felicitoas terms.
Thc Cumberland Hotel has changed
hands. Mr. J. Piket of Denman Island
is now the proprietor. The balance of
the upper part is to be finished, the him
ber being on the ground. This will give
five additional rooms which are much in
need as the hotel is badly crowded. Mr.
A. Lindsay will have charge of all but
the bar and billiard rooms until June I.
Cumberland Grove Lodge No 3, U. A.
O, I), is flourishing, new members being
added at every meeting. The lodge has
elected the following officers: J. P. O., J.
11. McLean; N. A., Thomas Clements;
V. *V, John Bramberg; Treas (re-elected
M. Magnoni; Sectetary, (re-elected) Geo
H.Walker; Conductor. John Gibson; J.
G., F. Arlctte; O. G., Alex. Berto; The
officers wi'l be installed the first meeting
night in May.
Wrestling Exhibition.
At Courtenay Club House on tbe even
ing of Wednesday, the 18th inst and at
Cumberland Hotel, Union, on Monday
cvening.23rd.the famous Australian cham
pion, Henry Dunn, will give a fine exhibition of seven different styles of wrestling and will with his brother box four
rounds. It will be no ordinary affair
as Henry Dunn has held the championship of Australia eight years, and has
beaten Duncan Scjrop champion of U. S.
Tom Conners champion of England
Jack Conners, champion of New South
Wales, Edward Blackburn and Jack
Thomas, wrestling them both together,
and also beaten all comers for eight years
and is open to any man in the world for
one style or seven styles of wrestling.
He will throw anybody five times in an
hour or any five men in same time they
picking their own style.
Rag Ball.
Editor News: It may not be nut of
place in connection with the Rag Ball
lhat the Trustees of St Peters Church intend giving on the 2nd of May, to state
briefly the circumstancee under which
the debt lhey wish to pay off was incurred- The site for the church had been
given by Mr. W. Robbcnnditionally, and
lhat the title deed should be handed flyer on satisfactory proof that a building
to the value of $2,000 should be erected
upon it. Again the Synod promised $200
on condition thnt they should receive the
title deeds During the construction of
the church an order was sent lo Messrs
Muirhcad and Mann, Victoria to supply
doors, widows etc, to which they replied
expressing their unwillingness to supply,
ing thc goods except upon an order signed by the three trustees; this order, the
doors , etc being absolutely required to
complete the church, the trustcts signed,
thereby making themselves personally
responsible for thc payment amounting
to abnul$430.
There being no furds in hand upon
Messrs Muirhcad and Mann presenting
their account the tinstces endeavored to
obtain the title deeds to effect a mortgage but were met hy a refusal on the
part ofthe Svnod to surrender or to otherwise assist, they thereby securing the
church, a very cheap bargain, at tke expense of the trustees and possibly their
own credit. Upon the lailurc of the
trustees to meet Messrs M-and M's ac-
count the latter took legal proceedings,
and obtained judgement
Thus the matter stands. In justice to
Messrs Muirhead and Mann the trustees
would wish to express their gratitude to
them for the clemency they have displayed in enforcing their claim.
The trustees arc also glad to take this
opportunity to thank those ladies who
have kindly volunteered to sell tickets
for the Rag Ball.
Geo. F. Drabble.
Ronald S. McConnell
Trustees.
Dedicated
The New Methodist Church  at Union   to  Almighty God.
The new Methodist church at Union,
just completed, is a handsome structure,
costing in the neighborhood of $5000.
Mr. Freeman, of San Francisco, brother of Mrs. F. D. Little, was the architect.
In design and finish it is simply a gem.
There may be many imre pretentious
church buildings in the Province; but
none which surpasses it for simple elegance nnd beauty. Looked at fr jm a
distance it makes a perfect picture. The
more it is studied the more harmonious
and perfect does it appear. The height
from floor to rafters seems small but the
roof continues the elevation in harmonious lines, and lower fits in to make the
whole complete. In the tower is the entrance hall, so arranged as not to interfere with the main audience room. The
heavy doors are finished in their natural
grain as indeed is all ofthe inside work
The inside of the roof is lifted up jrjst
high enough to -wive the letjuisite space,
without being "barny", producing a cozy
appearance.
Last Sunday morning when we entered
the sun was streaming through the large
cathedral windows, while the decorations,
few and simple made a charming effect.
At the front and sides, at lhe foot of the
pulpit, was a bank of green plants, tessel-
ated witb yellow faced Hewers; and so a-
long at the foot of the railed platform
where the singers sat, ihe bank extended
���a line of beauty. In front of the pulpit
and clinging to it was a cross of vine and
flowers, with green border and white and
putple filling and golden star in the center��� the ensign of thc Christian religion.
The service commenced with a few introductory words by the Rev. Robson,
tke pastor, followed by the hymn commencing
"How pleaaant, how dovmitly fair
O'Lord of It est n, Hiy dwellings are"
Rev. Mr, Maitland offered a fervent
prayer, and read a lesson from 1 Chron,
chap. 6
For a second lesson, Rev. Mr. Robson
read from Hebrew 2 chap, 10th lo 19th
verses inclusive.
The beautiful rite ofthe baptism of infants was here administered 10 three chit
dren.
After the singing of hymn 674, came
the dedication sermon by the Rev. R. R.
Maitland of Nanaimo and formerly of
Vancouver. He took for his text thc
words "Blessed are the meek for they
shall inherit thc earth".
We have beard more than one discourse from the same text, but never one
on the same lines 01 that had so much
uplifting power, ll was a hopeful!, inspiring sermon. By the meek he understood to be meant the best: the best shall
enhcrit the earth. It wus not meant lhat
they should own the earth but control it.
He found in the evolution of thc last 1800
ye-irs that this prophesy was being gradually fulfilled. Merc physical force had
lost its glamour and now nothing shines
wilh so fine a light as goodness. He referred to thepagannationsthathave passed
away and declared that the nations that
rule today were the nations thai kiss the
cross. The best were gradually controlling the 'earth.
He closed with aoprec.ative and congratulatory words for both the pastor
and people, for the work they hail accom
plished, and the be-iutiful temple they
had built���an ornament to their town,
and what would be a credit to a much
larger place.
The 122nd psalm was then read, the
congregation reading every other line.
Then followed the formal dedication
and prayer.
At 2:30 the Rev. Mr. Higgins delivered a forcible and logical discourse. The
music was by his own choir and added
not a liltle to the interest ofthe occasion
In the evening the church was crowd*
ed to hear Rev. Mr. Maitland.
Wc have only space to add a word
that should not be left unspoken with rei
erenc to the pastor. Rev. Mr. Robson
came to Union nineteen months ago.
A'part of this time the mines were shut
down and thc future looked discouiaging
He has worked on trustingly, faifbfully,
and most effectively, accomplishing a
work that seems almost mar- ellnus when
all the circumstances are considered.
Oddfellows at  Church.
On next Sunday the members of Union
lodge, 1. O. G, F, will attend divine service at the new Methodist church at 3 pm
Rev. Mr. Robson will preach a special
sermon appropriate to the occasion.
Members of ihe lodge are requested to
assemble at their Lodge Room At 2:30
and march from there in a body to the
church.
Visiting brethren cordially invited.
Pioneer Party.
A pioneer party, consisting of Mr. E.
A. Halliday, wife and children, Win.
Halliday and Harry Kirby left Comox on
Sunday evening on tbe steamer Coquh-
l.nii, which had been chartered for the occasion, for K'm|jCOinc Inlet there to reside. There are no white inhabitants
nearer than Alert Bay, 50 miles distant.
They (excepting Mrs Halliday and children) had been up before to prepare thc
way, and hence a cabin or cabins awaited ihem. They will be located in a line
narrow valley on good prairie land, ahd
as tbey bave laken with them a few head
of cattle, pigs, fowls, tools, and also pro-
v sion, they have a good y prospect before
them, 'lheir friends here will watch the
new settlement with much interest. Before leaving tliey were given a farewell
social by their church friends.
Notice.
To the readers of ihe "Weekly News":
Mr. A. Uptaker, the Jeweller, late of
Vancourer, B. C. has opened up an*establishment in McKelvey's house at Cour
tenay, B. C, with a choice stock of
"Watches, Jewellry, Musical Instruments,
Stationery, Tobaccos, Cigars, and smoker's articles as well as notions, etc., etc-
Mr. Uptaker otherwise known by his pop
ulnr nickname as '���Barney" is well known
in this locality and thc Union Mines.
Watch and Jewellry repairing promptly and neatly done.
Local Brevities
If you want a good suit for $28 or upwards call at Abrams, Union.
Thc legislature adjourned last Wednesday.
The new spring stock of goods at Union store is just immense.
David Jones of ihe Soda and Bottling
Works will furnish keg beer to customers
for spot cash only.
Gents furnishing goods are going off
like hot cakes at Abrams. Cause why?
Selling at cost.
FOR SALE.���One new milch's cow with
calf two weeks old. Enquire of E Phillips, Grantham.
The K. ot P. hall has been kindly given
for the use of the Rag Ball in aid of the
building fund of Si. Peter's church.
The mail at Comtenny closes on Thurs
day promptly at 6 p. 111. and the money
order department at 5 p. m. on same day
FOH SAI.K-- A fine saddle horse fnr
sale. Enquire of Wm. Harmston, or at
this office.
The ladies would do well to inspect the
spring stock of hats, bonnets and milliiv-
er\ goods at Sloan & Scott's. Sec their
ad.
The tea and lecture at the Methodist
church, Monday evening at Union, were
well attended, and the lecture itself a
great treat.
For SALE.��� R. Grant & Co of Union has twenty tons of first class seed potatoes which they are disposing of at reas
onable rates.
Notice ihe advertisement of sale of
lots of Garvin's ranch, Baynes' Sound.
Terms easy, title perfect.
G. F. Drabble, sole agent
Mr. R B. Anderson, watchmaker at
Comox Bay will visit Union during pay
week. Work in light metals done, sewing machines, guns, rifles, etc. repaired.
We have before us the annual report
of tlie Equitable Life Assurance Society
for the year 1893. The magnitude nnd
strength of ibis institution is truly marvel
lous.
Hugh Lynn, alleged murderer at Sa*
vary Island of Green and Taylor, was
arrested on Shaw Island, opposite Friday Harbour, San Juan,and is now lodged in jail at Victoria.
The str Joan arrived last Wednesday
with a large number of passengers. W.
K. Prior, general passenger agent, came
up We cannot publish names of passengers this week for want of space,
There will be a Rag Ball at K. of P.
Hall, Ccmox, on the evening ol tbe 2nd
day of May, 1894, in aid nf the Building
Fund of St. Peter's church of that place.
More particulars next week.
John Mav, of Nanaimo, made us a
pleasant call last week. He is agent for
the I). W. Karn & Co organs nnd pianos,
which have a very high reputation. See
his advertisement.
The Courtenay bakery will start Up
this week. A first class baker has been
secured, who has the secret of making
excelsior bread, and his wee'ding cakes
arc so fine that they become a powerful
inducement to matrimony.
On Friday evening at the residence of
Mr. Sam Creech ihere was an entertainment in which dancing was the main feature. The music was by Messrs Bainl,
McDonald and Smith. About thirty
were present and greatly enjoyed themselves.
We havff received a copy ofthe Latin-
ceston Examiner, from whicli we learn
that Capt. Urquhart, an uncle of the Ur-
qubarts here, died at the city of Launces
ton, Tasmania on Jan. 13. He was 60,
years of age. a man of wealth and was
universally respected.
Attention is cnlled tothe advertisement
of the Confederate Life AssurnnceCo to be
found on this page. It will be found a
very formidable competitor for public favor especially in its new unconditional
accumulation policy which is very highly
thought of, being remarkable for its liberality. We may have mme to say about it
at another time.
We used ihe term "multon-hcnds" in
an article published about a fortnight ago
We went lo press Tuesday afternoon anil
could not have known who would attend
ihc famous meeting that hrnught"Shortv"
out. Two or three persons who were
there, however, have chosen to put on
the "cap" finding that it fits them, and
are going about jingling their bells to attract attention. No one need make the
application to himself who docs not think
it appropriate.
Notice*
All moneys due the late firm of Anley &
Smith MUST BE PAID to F. A. Anley or.
Tom Beckenstl.���F. A. Anley
English Church Service.
At Union.
Next Sunday, the Rev Mr. Willemar
will preach in thc new School House at
7 p. m. He will preach regularly hereafter at lhe same place, but tlie hour can
n it now be announced.
Notice
Having sold out my Soda Water
and Bottling business in Comox District
to Mr. David Jones of Courtenay 1 desire-
to settle up all outstanding accounts -it
once and parties will c-nfer a favor In-
paying the same to him there, as he is
fully authorized to collect for me and receipt forany moneys paid him,
Louis Lawrence.
Nanaimo, IJ. C. April 11,1894.
Freight Rates.
McPhee and Moore have been appointed agents at Comox for the steamer
Joan. The rule lhat freight must be
paid before goods arc removed will be
rigidly enforced. Neither can a part of
any consignment be removed until all is
paid for. Some persons have been very
lax about paying, taking advantage of
the Company's leniency. Thc rule to be
here enforced is really an old one,
reasonable in itself, and enforced elsewhere. The agents have no option in
the matter. PRACTICAL FARMING
Improved Horse-leg Fender.
The nature of this invention consists in
providing n. fender or leather pad, so made
u to fit ihe inside (.(tho knee-joint or the
ankle-joint of a horae addicted to interfering or striking either of those joints wilh
theopposito foot or leg, and thereby to
prevent the outturn; nnd bruiaing of the
same. The important feature of the improvement is tlio interlining or stiffener
which prevents tho pad from slipping out
of pUce.gLt ia inade.of atill leather and ia
tirst out in thu shape bIiowii in a. Two
lnoiilonsnrethenint.de through the mid-
idle at right angles to each other, and open*
Ing thom, triangular piecea are lit therein
if mot) dimoiioiis'a*. to (fivo the whole piece
the shape required���that is, so us to make
it iulliciently concave as to fit ovor the
joint or part to lio protected. These wedge-
���li&peti or angular piecea are Bowed fast in
thoir places, and the whole stifTcnor is then
���nclo-H'd by substantial harness leather out-
sido aud a softer covering inside. The stiff-
oner and the coverings are then Bewed firmly together as shown in Fig. 4 and provided
with straps and buckles with which to attach them to tho le**. Inserted at tho upper
eud of tho fender, juat below the strap, ia a
narrow atrip of whalebone, wood, or other
suitable substance, hard and moderately
elastic. The uso of thia ia to prevent the
pad from turning round on tbo leg and
boing displaced.
Health Hints to Farmers' Wives,
[Summary ofpapor rand by Mra. Virgin!
Harrington at a Farmers' Institute Mooting
That thero ia a monoy value to good
health no one will deny; least of all tho
farmer's wife. She.if any one knows, that
the laws upon which the products, not only
of tho farm but the commerce of the world
aro baaed,are thc laws of health and to her,
if any one, dollars anl cants have a definite
value.
Thll is an age of high-sounding, mouth-
filling titles. Our doctor tells us wo have
gaslro-duodontal catarrh, when in reality
thore is nothing tho matter with us but a
rascally little biliousness. AU the time
the doctor is but feeling his way over the
slender path where our pocketbook lies.
Itia a valiant Una that dare eat his
breakfast on the lips of the linn. When I
aiatc lhe measure of good health to be lhe
resultant of, first, luose clothing; aecond,
ventilation, and so on ; my aistors may take
exceptions to tho first in that it carries a
hint with it of tight lacing. Iu the spirit
ef just discussion I wish to present" a pur-
foot w un in. nobly planned. ' This wo can
not bo if we are not in perfect accord with
the laws of nature and reason.
The veriest uovico in anatomy understands how by tight lacing almost every
important organ ia subjected to cramping
pressure, its fnuctioiiB interfered with. It
is to the laboring incapacity of a heart thus
imprisoned that, many of tbe diseases of
women are attributable.
Tha heart has enough to do without imposing extra labor, It ia a wonder that
this tireless time-keeper doeB notatop oftener
with ita iiandBpomtingatthenoon-day of lifo.
The fanner's wife watchea her sewing
machine bo that its moving power is not obstructed; but doea ahe give the same attention to her heart? When we consider,
that mind, immortal mind, dwells in our
frame, is it not well fur ua to count the way-
marks to better earth-conditions for thia
monitor?
Women ought to tako tho equal chancea
with men for realizing the full perfection of
thoir bring. H to Becuro the beat type in
men it ia neces-iary to have unincumbered
abdominal and thoracic organs, thon It is
equally important as an agent in securing
tne fullest development in women.
It is ti be hoped that one of the features
({rowing out of the World's Fair will be an
improved knowledge and morality. Tho
vibrations of tho bouI that quickened the
young mother's heart into now emotions,
will ba ministers in tho sacred work of inspiring tho uncreated mind. Who can aay
that with a sense of gladness coming from
a newly awakened appreciation of tho
beautiful i�� sculpture tho idea is not born
into tho world again? We who believe
in thc immortality of beauty wilt have no
difficulty in adding thia seeming miracle to
our creed.
There is a money value to well ventilated living apartments. Opon your windows
to tho pure air of heaven and depend upon
it, moat of your aches will Ily out. Chemistry is from timo to timo revealing what
it haa toilo with the ohangns going on in
nature, Novice in the spring of the year
the p'jtat') iprout in your cellar twist ita
whito, Bickly branch in search of the window. Our houso plants bind in order to
eatch the wizard bath of sunlight, and
atreteh their arms aa if for a blessing.
Light, and pure air cm do mora for human
vitality than auy other outside force. Ux-
ygen i" the most powerful known tonic to
tho nervous tissue). We cannot have
I io ���*, Mi without pure air and light. Thore
are vory few, if any, of tho diaease-breeding
germs that flourish in tho full light of day,
Worryments uro tho ants on thc soul,
dragging it down into tha dust of lifo.
Worry, whoso amall, repeated blows we do
not notice ut tirst; but tiie last of which Jb
a-fjony. Life in the totality of nl' the functions���the muscle that is worked too hard
bicomas diseased; the mind thit la worriod
bo uuv.n distorted. If we would throw our
inlluonco into thuatream whicli carries the
most blessing, lot us bo cheerful in our
lioines. Lot us uot only open the windows
of our home** to lot in tho sweet balm of
lifo, but also llie windows of our aoula that
i'io loving breath of (iod'a spirit may come
in.
Thore is a money value to the economy
nf strength. Tho Italian gondolier at the
World's Fair convoyed a hint of perfection
as to work aud workers, as he stood firmly
poised on his bo.it, ply ing his single oar with
apparent ease which dispelled all notion of
hard or unpleasant labor. Tho necessary
away of tho body, tho seemingly n aural,
pleasant exertion���-not too rapid,as if urged
on by excitement or compulsion; not too
slow, as if shrinking from the task���combine to mako the gondolier one of the most
attractive of laborers. If there was no
deeper moaning in this than the gratification
of beautiful and graceful posture* ami
movemenia it might be thought boo slight a
matter for our serious attention ; but it
implies much more. Many of our ideas of
health, as woll ns grace, when analyzed,
will be fouud to be based on economy of
force. Ease of performance and economy
of forco is dependent upon the equablo development ot thc different parts of the body
and powers of the mind. No want ia so
great as that of woll-balanoed individuals
���mon and women in whom body and mind
havo been harmoniously exercised ; whero
no part has been stunted, or none urged tt
tho point of exhaustion.
Kvery child knows that thoeihicsof arlth
metic can not be changed���that itisasover
cign | o-c * alio vuli i in ; yet ho can make that
royal authority descend from ita throne,
The laws of health are no lesa cogent and
irrefragable than tho laws of the multipli
(.ntlon ttbls.
Naturo ia a retributive Nemesis inflecting
her penalties unfailingly. Our acta are our
owuexocutioners, justasrighteouneBa, goodness andviitue carry their own reward
with them. The tetter we observe thelaws
of health the more will wo help to advance
humanity and tho divinity of mankind.
Poultry   Pointers.
Half starved hens never lay in winter.
Exercise ia better than drugs for egga.
Do not feed grain aa an exclusive diet.
Lessen tho expense as much as possible-
Keep the laying hens from getting too fat-
Don't expect poultry to thrive in damp
quarters.
1 .ime ia a good material to sprinkle in the
dust-bath.
Fowls should be so gentle that you can
catch one anywhere.
Meat scraps in the soft feed twice a week
will help along the egg product.
Wrap every fowl tor a private customer
in a pure white table napkin and lot the
buyer remove it and return with tho pay.
Tho indestructiblo stoneware drinking
fountains are as good as any kind wo have
seen, and have the advantage of being
cheap.
Left-over caSbago aud eolery plants and
garden greens should go to the shut-in
poultry. They are useiul moat and egg
producers.
I'ut bones in the atove and allow them to
bum white, when they can bo easily pulverized. Mix thia with corn meal and feed
twice a day to the fowls.
Don't market dirty egg-*. It takes but
lit'In timo to wash thoao that have booome
soiled, and when clean thuy will look bo
much better and will soil so muoh more
readily.
The sugar beet ia valuable for fowls as
well as for sugar-making. Served raw
through the summer, it is very acceptable
to a flock that cannot range ana liml green
food for themselves.
On all farms large amounts of grain, grata
seeds and other foods find their way into
tho barn-yarc\ there to 'rot. Tho sharp
eyoa of the hens discover thia loss, and savo
it to owners by producing egga.
To utilize tho feathers of ducks, chickens
and turkeys generally thrown aside as refuse, trim the plume from the slump, inclose
them in a light bag, rub the whole as if
washing clothes, and you will Booure a perfectly uniform and light down, excellent
for quilting coverlets ond not a few othor
purposes,
It ia a mistaken idea that ducks cannot
be raised without some body of water for
thom to sport in. Ducks have a natural
fondness for water, of course, and will take
to it whenever the opportunity is presented, hut tbey can bo successfully raited with
no more water than is required to drink.
This ia evidenced by the fact that thousands
upon thousands^are thus raised every year.
It has been proved that young ducks are
much leaa liable to disease when raised in
dry, warm quarters than when allowed to
run at large and spend much time in the
water.    A good way to add ducks to your
Sioultry flock  is to procure the eggs and
latch their under hens.
There ia one source of revenue from poultry keeping that is too often neglected. It
may be because it Is not generally known
that all kin Is of feithers are salable. The
demand ia increasing every year, and moat
country merchant* will take thom and Bell
thom upon commission. The fowls mnst
be dry picked, and the feathers clean and
in good condition. Tho tail and quill
feathers should be packed separately from
those which arc softer. Separate the several kinds, nnd also separate thoao from
different kinds of poultry. The proceeds
from the feathers should repay the cost of
picking and all tha labor of preparing tho
fowls for market.
Tho Growth of Towns.
A census writer aays: ���"It is a fact, estimated by careful men thoroughly conversant with the changes that have taken
plaoe, that by the improvement in agnail
tural tools,(machinery) the average farmer
can, with sufficient horse power, do with
three men ihe work of fourteen men forty
years ago, and doit better." Thia fact
very largely accounts for the much com
plained ot growth of the cities at the
exp&nso ofthe rural districts. More is
produced and at tho expenditure of a leas
amount of human labor on tho farm, but
this fact causes more labor in the cities.
Tho agriaultural machinery ia made thoro
and in addition to that some of the manual
labour that used to be performed on the
farm is done in tha larger aggregations of
men to-day. Hence the relative decadence
of agricultural work ia not so great na it
may seom from a superficial study of census statistics. The crowding of people
from the country to the city may be more
marked now than it was in ancient timet,
but that simply is because it is favoured by
tha progress of civilization. It always has
boon the rule, and the city has been as large
as could be supported by the country around
or behind it. More than one of tlieEig*
lish king* haa tried to stop the growth of
London by proclamation or im.ro formal law.and some years beforo the Christian era it was complained that Rome was
overcrowded. So even in thi* respect
history ever ia repeating itaelf.
The Czar's Health.
Discussing the report that tha C/.ar,upon
medical ndvice, hat determined to make hia
permanent home in Kieif, a writer in the
London Spoctator tays; " The population
of Hussia, for nearly a generation, has been
slipping southward in search of oulturable
soil, and tho living forces of the empire are
now far nearer to Kieff and the Dnieper
than to the Neva and St. Putertburg. If
to these reasons tho argument of health ia
added, we can well bolieva that the Czar
haa decided on a permanent change of
residence, and if be ha*-, ho must alto have
looided on a permanent chango of capital.
He cannot live twenty yeara away from the
administrative centre. Tlio foreign ambassadors, the great departments, tho men who
govern Hussia, must attend tho sovereign ;
and if tliey attend him, they must, fcr convenience take, aa well ai for the suite of
their owu dignity, begin to build. Tnere
ia ample room on the Dnioper for a great
city, plonty of stonn procurable, aa the
ancient monuments attest, and a supply of
labour at least as abundant as that which
maintains- St. Petersburg. Thore is no historic projudice to bo offended, for Kieff la
far more nearly connected with KiHsian
hiatory than St. Petersburg - and no religious opposition to bo feared, for Kiusiaii
rcligioiiB feeling, bo far as it hat a centre,
turns towards Constantinople rathor than
towards St. Petersburg, which is indeed
far too modern for any sentiment of the
kind, Itis quito poasible, therefore, ifthe
Ossar lives, and finds that Kieff suits his
constitution and his children's, that the
old city on tho Dnieper may develop into a
stately capital, the seat of government, and
the focus of the railway ayatem of the empire."
WHEAT GROWING.
"Having* His Own Way."
A few weeks ago a builder   in B be
aame dissatisfied with his carter, an Irish
man, who had boen in im employ for r.
number of year*, and to givo ell'oct to his
feelings he gavo Pat a week's notice.
Pat took tho notice on .Saturday night
without a word, and matters wont on about
as usual, no attempt heing mado by either
master or servant for reconciliation, until
tho last day, when Pat enteral the office to
receive bis wages.
That business concluded, Pat said, "Well,
I suppose Mr. H, , I can   work for who
I like now."
"Oh, yes," replied   Mr. II "you   sre
quite at liberty to work for whoever you
like."
"Vrry well," repliod Pat, "I'll stop where
Present and Fnttre Proxpceis���Cott ��T
Prod an Ion1 In Yurlou-t Countries and
How It Effect* the Price.
For a long time now���two yeara or more
���farmers and dealers have boen anxiously
looking for a rise iu wheat. It will bo recollected that Mr. 0. Wood Davis, a well-
known statistician living in Kansas, promised $2 a bushel to the wheat growers in the
near future. But, instead of thia, wheat
haa receded out of sjght.and instead uf any
probable advance in the market rates for
thia staple grain, there aeema to bo a very
certain further reduction until the very
lowest depth of competition is reached, A
writer in thi Country Gentleman contends
that we have not yet found the lowest price
of wheat, aud it seems from the evidences
at hand tho limit will not be far from 50
cents a buahel, laid down at the ultimate
market in Kngland. The icason assigned
for thia is that upon the vast plains of Argentina, uow looming upon the horizon as
cno vast wheat field, covering 240,000,001)
acres of fertile land, in a fine climate, the
vast quantity of not lees than 3,(lu0,001),00o
bushela annually can be raised, or more
than tho whole product of the world to-day.
America can raise
WttKAT AT A l-UOt'IT
and lay it down in Kngland at 50 ccnta a
buahel. But in addition lo thia, all the
groat North-went will be growing wheat at
lhe soma price ; for thero, too,will bo found
ample room and fertile land enough to produce nearly as much as the broad plains of
South America.
Theso figure*) are supported by the host
of evidence given by an English writer in
an exhaustive article written for a leading
Chamber of Commerce in Kngland. And in
thia article the possibility���nay, tlm certainty���nf still lower prices Bcema to
be foreshadowed, if not assured, in a
very short time. For the last serious
drop in pi ices has been caused by almost
the first considerable exports from Argentina, consisting only of the comparatively
insignificant quantity of 20,000,000 bushels
in 1803.
The market price of anything is based on
the cost of producing it. Everything, from
a shoopeg to a diamond, ia thus valued in
the markets of the world. This is self-
evident, for the producer of anything of
**. alue mutt sell to live. And if thero is any
dilliculty in thus disposing of it ho will reduce the price, if it is possible, duwn to the
coat of production rattier than miaa a tale
of goods. And thc price is fixed for the
whole stock at tho lowest figure offered by
the most eager seller. Then the farmer
who can produce hia wheat at 25 centa per
bushel wilt sell as near thia value as he can
and get a profit.   Thus the
PRODUCT UF THE WORLD
is valued at something moro than the cost
of the cheapest part of it. And if any country can grow it at 50 centa a bushel delivered at the place of sale and consumption,
that will inevitably regulate tho markets
of the world, when, as ia now the caae w ith
England, that place of consumption ia the
largest purchaser in the world, and is drawing supplies from every other wheat-growing
country.
No other country occupies the tame
prominent position as a purchaser of wheat
and other grains as England, as last year
it purchased no leaa that 172,815,754 bushels, and thus it is the market by which the
Srioea of the world's harvests are fixed,
[ow, then, what ia the lowest cost at
which wheat can be produced in the world?
The English writer referred to begins
with Kansas. From that state he has information from one extensive producer that
wheat may ho grown at 25 cents a bushel,
all above that being the grower's profit.
Another cxtensivo farmer in Kansas tays
he can de'iver wheat in Kngland at the
present price of 80 cents a bushel, with a
very satisfactory pro-it. Now, the transport of wheat from Emporia, in Kansas,
to Liverpool, England, is 25 cents a buahel,
thus tu a great extent corroborating other
statements tothe effect that it Ja possible
to lay down wheat from Kansas in English
markets at 16 shillings thc quarter of eight
buahela.   Thia ia equal to $4 of our money.
But in Kansas a farmer has to pay a con
aiderable price for his land, while in Dakota
and tho Canadian Province of Manitoba
adjoining the land costs practically nothing,
and with ��5(11) a man may make a start as a
wheat-grower, and, aa stated in the article
referred to, become rich in a few years
growing wheat at 25 cents a bushel. And
a trustworthy journal, tha North-west
Farmer,of Winnipeg,after interviewing several large wheat-growers, states
- THK ACTUAL MON'EY OUTLAY
for a bushel of wheat to be not mora than
10 cents, or for a crop of 25 bushels an a -tc
tho exceedingly low sum of $2 fiO per acre.
This counts only the actual cost of the work.
Thc product of Kansas, Nebraska, Dakota
and the Canadian North-west ia quite sufficient to fix the market value of wheat in
the British markets, without counting other
great producing countries.
But the same atory comes from them. In
Russia, the area of the best kind of wheat
lands may bo increased ten times ita present bounds, and here the low condition of
civilization and the fertility of lhe land go
to reduce the cost of grain to certainly aa
low a limit as on the American Continent.
In India the tamo circumstances prevail,
and in tliovastplainsof Argent;na in South
America the same atory of great undeveloped resources and highly satisfactory
{irofits, even at tho outset of tho business,
a told by unquestioned evidence, There
the English capitalists, who have gone into
wheat growing on a large scale, report the
profits at ,13 per cent, at the present prices,
and are certain that even at the low price
in England of 16 shillings (equal to $4) a
quarter, or 50 cents a bushel, the business
can be atill carried on with profit. Both
there and in India the pay of the workmen
ia almost ridiculously low. The avetsge ia
$1.25 a month���about equivalent to a day's
wages of aa American farm hand.
THBFABUGB'SWIFE-
A Too To mm iiu ntory.
I can tee hor, a laded, haggard, sallow
woman, tiled from tho woary rising in the
dark winter mornings, to the cruwling
from the unfinished pile of mending to tlio
cold room upstairs, at night. Her liutband
is kind to her; but he has bis own work;
and her hack achos, sho ia dizzy and faint,
and lila grows B,heavier load on hcrshouli'trs
every day. She doos uot conaider that her
hotilth ia patt of the home's capital; and
alia is euro lhat thoy cannot afford to hire
help, behindhand as they Bro; they can't
afford a doctor (who would ride ten miles
and eliarge five dollars), but she remembers
that the last time she was at church she
heard ono of iho society spcHk ofa patent
medicine that helped her fast rpring, and
she will Bond for the niodicine. Or else
slio writes to the household i a per
(prioe fifty centa a year) which she
takes, asking the editor's advice. What
pathetic and RUggoHivo things aro tho Correspondence Columns in these humble
journals! How the ineradicable womanly
longing to be attractive comes out in queer
prescriptions toprevont the hair falling out,
to remove freckles, or lo make over old
gowns *��ith Btnall sleeves into tho flamboyant stylo of the duy, how thc woman's
heart peeps through its thin disguise in
thoso pitiful liters describing lonely lives
Arrival of the Princess Alexandra in
England.
Extraordinary enthusiasm was evinced
on March 7th, KSti.'l, when the Princess
Alexandra, daughter of the'Kiug of Denmark, landed in England to be married to
the Prince of Wales ; and tbe public reception given to her was remarkable for
splendour and enthu&iaBm. The Princess
was met at Graveaend by the Prince of
Wales, and received by the Lords of the
Admiralty and the dignitaries of the town,
and afterwards accepted an address from
the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses- She
travelled thence to London, and was enthusiastically received by the eager crowds
which gathered at every station along the
liue. At tiricklayers' Arms Station a royal
and official deputation awaited her, and
after a light lunch the illustrious bride and
bridegroom commenced their progress
through the Metropolis. At London Bridge,
which excelled all other placet for itt ex-
Eensive decoration, the procession was met
y the Lord Mayor, Corporation, and Civic
Companies, and at the Mansion Houee tho
Lady Mayoress presented tho Priucesswith
a tasteful bouquet. In St. Paul's Churchyard galleries had been erected lo accommodate about 12,000 pel-sons. Along the
wholo route tho people wero densely packed ; and not a building could be descried
which did not display borne flag, llornl device, or other token of welcome, while the
whole route was literally overarched with
banners, garlands, and streamers. After
the railway journoy from Paddiugton to
Slough, carriages mot the Prince and Princess at the latter place, and thc Koyal
oouplowore driven through Eton to Wind*
tor Cattle, their welcome at the oloio of
thc day proving as cordial aud universal as
that which greeted them in London.
Toronto a Seaport.
"Athos" concludes an intensely interest
ing article on "The Lake Sailor," in a
recent issue of the Empire, as follows *-���
Whilo il is safe to say that there will never
be a revival of purely Bailing vessels ou lake
Ontario solely for the lake freight trade, it
is not to be concluded from this that Toronto wilt not in time bo an extensive ship
ping port.
"In leas than three yeart," said Mr. J,
T, Mathewt, lhe well known shipper, "Toronto, by the completion of tho Lachine
and Cornwall canals, will bo a seaport.
Grain and other produce can then hi ship
ped direct from this city to European ports.
The shipping trade will pick up then and
it will not be a atrango sight to see the
crews ot foreign vessels treading the streets
of Toronto."
A prophecy of Toronto's futuro aa a sea-
port may not be amiss here. The coming
Jack with proclivities for a seafaring life
wil1, if Capt. Mathews' prediction lie veil
tied, have abundant opportunity of learning
the life and manners of nautical men.
Twenty years hence he will wander possibly ovor several milea of dooka along the
waterfront groaning under the produce <f
foreign lands, and swarming with tailors of
every nationality. He may possibly be able
to study the lithe Lascar or swarthy Span
ianl as lie shivers in the cold ray a of a Canadian Bun or listens to the euphonious oaths
of the English Jack as ho "shivers his
timbers" and prod-iims England oratress
of the aeas. Careful mother** will needs
then be obliged lo look well after their
Maryatt reading sons, for the sight of an
ocean sailing vessel entering Toronto bay
under full sail, with pennant flying to the
breeze, will be an irresistible incentive to
young Canada to try a seafaring life.
Of the advantages which will accrue to
Toronto ahould auch a statu of alfaira ever
exist I aay nothing.
. ������  i
Corns! Corns 1
Tender corns, painful corns, soft corns,
bleeding corns, hard corns, corns of all
kinds and of all sizes, are alike removed in
a fow days by the use of Putnam's Painless
Corn Extractor. Never fails to cure, never
causes pain, never leaves deep spots lhat
are mme annoying than tho original discomfort. Give PTttuam's Painless Corn Extractor a trial, lien are of substitutes. Sold
by druggists everywhere. Poison it Co.,
Kingston, propr'a.
He (indignantly)���"I hops I know my
ewn mind." She (sweetly)���"Yes, you
surely ought to   know as much as  that."
Wide Awake Soap Is a solid bar of pure
Boap that wilt not vanish liko snow In
hot water.  Try it.
T iough his is largely a robust sort of li'o
the avera*{3 dairyman is pretty much of a
milk-and-water chap.
EI0IPJ3
Tor Making Hoot lleer.
During the summer months a more delicious drink than Kent Peer could not bo
desired.    For the benefit of our readers wo
give this recipe.    Take
Snldor't Root, llcer Extract     -      ono bottle
Yoast        ��� halt a cako
Sugar     ... .4 lb*.
Luke Warm Water      ���        -       5 gallons
Dissolve thc sugar and yeast in the water,
add the extract, and bottle, place in a warm
place for twenty-four hours until it ferments, thon plaoe on ice, when it will open
sparkling and delicious.
The Root Beer Extract can be obtained
at all (irojers'and Drug Stores, at 25c.pBi-
boltle.
Frank E. Breen, who was to hive been
arraigned in a New York court a few days
ago, charged with passing a bogus check,
did not appear, ad he swallowed tho check,
thut destroying all tho evidence against
him.
Wash your prints with "Wide Awake'
Soap and notice how the colors are'
brightened.
More than words are needed to   exploit
welcome. Itis tho heirtfolt gladnoss of
the dog that tells the tail.
Three Wants.
Reason's whole pleasure, ull the joys of
sense, |
Live in throe words, health, peace, and
competence, [
So Baya the poet. Competence counts for
little when one is sick, and peace is disturbed when health is upset, so that tho'
poet rightly places health first. To have
good health you must have pure blood. I
From the blood tho system receives all itt
material of growth and repair. The best j
blood-purifier is Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, which ia world-famed and
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for all diseases duo to impoverished or
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and kindred ailment a.
Delicate diseases of either sex, however
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A gloomy amall hoy was going home with
a monster kite in his hand. "Wh-e-ew I''exclaimed an admiring acquaintance, "They'a
no flies on that kite." "Nope," was the
answer. "That's what's the matter with
it,"
Given Away Free.
A little advice that may be of use to
everybody, The human system, liko evory
other machine, needs a periodical cleaning
and general toning up. This is just the
reason for thin opeiation and St. Lccn
Mii.eral Water is just the medicine for this
purpose. Not like artificial Spring Modi*
cincajildoea not irriiatc, doei not disappoint,
nor does not produce reaction. Sold
everywhere,
Baggar--"Havo you a copper yon can
spare, sir?" Carlton���"Yes: you will find
him in lhe kitchen making love to tha
cook."
Wide Awake Soap will no more work
and do it better than any other soap tn
the world. Try It.
Tackit���"Why do the mathematicians
make x represent the unknown quantity?"
Liukit���'-Bccause it stands for $10,"
Recipe.-For Making a Delicious
Health Drink at Small Cost.
..one bol tie
.half a cako
  two pounds
Lukewarm Water two gallons
DIbso'-vo the suffur and yoasl, fn the waler
add the extract and bottle, place tn a warm
placo for twenty-four liourn until it ferment*,
then place on ice, whon it will Open sparkling
nnd del i clout.
The root he r can bo obtained In all driif-
iiinl groeerio-i More in 10 and 25 cent bottles lo
make two nnil five gallon*-.
Herr Gatke, the naturalist, asserts that
gndwila und plovers can fly at the late of
240 miles an hour.
Babies and Ladles will greet the new
mammoth quartette bar "Wide Awake''
Hoau with,foy as it will make their
clothes cleaner and their faces sweeter
than over before.  Try it.
Words are an amazing barrier to the re
ceptton of truth.
She���"Isn't Maud a striking 'girl ?"   He
���"Yes bui have you met her  father?''
A.P. 703.
Nerve Pain Cure-
l'olson'a Nerviline cures flatulence,ohillt,
and spasms. Nervilino cures vomiting,
diarrhtea, cholera, and dysentery. Nerviline
cures headache, aea sicknesa and summer
complaint. Nerviline cures neuralgia,
toothache, lumbago, and sciatica. Nerviline
cures sprains, bruiaes, cuts, A.c. Poison's
Nerviline is the best remedy ia the world,
and only coats 10 and 25 cents to try it
Sample and large bottlet at any drug store.
Try Poison's Nerviline.
Dancing and card-playing were condemned by a majority of the members of a church
in Nevada, Mo. The persont who were
outvoted at once seceded, and started another church.
Ailnm*v Root Heor Extract..
Flelseliinan*- Yeast 	
Bnni
TAKE
-IE
BEST
Hood's Cured
After
Others Failed
Scrofula in tha Neck-Bunches All
Cona Now.
CURE
JA*   THAT
Cough
fe,  WITH
* Shilohs
"CURE
r*0ets. I
81.00 Bottle. "���
Ono cent ados
It is sold on a euorantee by all driis*.
Bi'it.i. It curea Incipient Consumption
and is tho beat Cough and Croup Cure.
V ��8ENTS WSHTI07
A      ClMBM    Hull-all nn>: it'll to nnj
i\   llt��4, f .It ����J Pwli* KaliM. fit-mr. ... - .
/    Via**i"mr.   (���ur-t'lilri-iuiiil.   i:��'T"l|**,.'-'��l**u""-   ^.
BAND
SAWS
In Outline 3 ���������
lion* SAVB th* En
tlra OOST out of a
Ciroula-*** Caw-dual
The Change In
Inevitable.
ORDER NOW AND RE IN TIMts
WATEROUS, Brantford, Canada.
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^CURES
IK lit:
SWOOt, SIOOp ��
ASTHMA
no that fou nood i.ot
. igl   ..    .
ing for breath tor fun*
at yo
pall
il up nil night Kim-i'
���itt  HuH'ociition.
receiptor namcnnill- m
O. ail-IrcH-,  will  mall]
Trial Bottle
DliTAKT Hums, iMl'l)
I'INK   tin,.      l'dlill-IC
N.V.   Toronto llrnneh, IW Adolilde St. W,
Uso DR. TAFTS
Whito Pino Syrup for Cold*.
FREE
LADIES,
DB.   SLOOUM'S
NINDH mmUUh TEA
fllvcs liui'tii, Htroimth& Beauty,
Cures nil iii-i'n M--i nmi irregularities peculiar
In womon, A-i a Ionic no lictt-r win be had.
Take it.  Sample* frco. Sold by all drojwlflti
in tn cc-ntpai-kuf*-!1, nr mailed to nny aditrcHa
on receipt of price. T. A. SLOCUM ft CO,
liili Adelaide St, W., Toronto, Ont
Valuable Cook Hook i-i*nt frco.
" C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass.:
"Gentlemen:���I fccltliatl cannot snyenough
In favor ol Hood's Sarsaparllla. For five yeara
I have been troubled with scrofula in my neck
andthront.  Several kinds of medicines which
ami love that tho long yoare conquer, ami I I trie-J aia not tlo mo any good, an��i when I com-   S
., .    i   ii__   ��� i   c       i-  .ii.iii .   I i   .    ������   ! nil>.li(!l>.rl In t:il;n Ttni.il'u Sm-e'iti'irllln fliurn triirn     S-
tho daily jar ami fioi if disillusioned toll,
and all tho real of lho dismal atory, I seem
In sue Ihc broken woman, who was a joyous
and ambitions uirl, tugging ever moro
wearily at her Sisyphus atone of duties,
growin-*; moro irritable, more cnrnplainin-*
ui H'rcii"!.!] and heart 'ail, until tho day
shall some when the tired mother wif
nienccd to tako flood's Sarsaparllla there wero
largo bunches on my neck so soro that I could
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I YOU ��
I           HAVEA I
I WE                 COLD. I
HAVE |
1                         CURE. |
g DR. SLOCUM S ��
OxygoniM-fl  ft im nisi on 3
Wash your linen with Wide Awake
oan am"
lill be.
Soap and see how beautifully white it
Five first-class battleships are to he laid
down in the British dockyards this year.
Wide Awako people are never fooled
by buying their laundry soap in cakes:.
The new mammoth quartette bar
"Wide Awake" is the beat and cheapest
you can uae for all purposes,   Try it.
Giant human tracks are said to exist in
the solid rock near liml;villi*, Mo,
"German
Syrup
A Cough
For children a medicine should be abso-
��T,*JAC0555
^Oi&f
(Maps-Beast
ACUTE or CHRONIC,
Can be cured by the use of
SCOTT'S
EMULSION
of pure Cod Liver Oil, with
the Hypophosphites of Lime
and Soda. A feeble stomach
takes kindly to it, and its
continued use adds flesh, and
makes one feel strong and
well.
"0 ACTION."���Bawar. of nbaiitntal.
Oaauln. pnp.rad b, Soott 4 Bowae,
B.lla>Ula. Bold bi all dMHlati,
Wo. and ,1.00.
._a /��>��.,��� to'ely reliable.    A
and Croup mQther must ^ ?Me to
Medicine, pin her faith to it as to
her Bible. It must
contain nothing violent, uncertain,
or dangerous. It must be standard
in material and manufacture. It
must be plain and simple to administer; easy and pleasant to take.
The child must like it. It must be
prompt in action, giving immediate relief, as childrens' troubles
rome quick, grow fast, and end
totally or otherwise in a very short
time. It must not only relieve quick
but bring them around quick, as
children chafe and fret and spoil
their constitutions under long confinement. It must do its work in
moderate doses. A large quantity
of medicine in a child is not desirable. It must not interfere with the
child's spirits, appetite or general
health. These things suit old as
well as young folks, and make Boschee's German Syrup the favorite
family medicine. 81
"MAN V"AiTs"K lis WANTKll for ilia farmer a
\j Krleml unit Account HoDk. prcaontlng
Hoparuto account, for nil form I ranaaoUpfla, OH,
Ononirenllift., nlrontly aold nonrly Ion coplcl
in ono county. Send for circular,, onu ternia.
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RUPTURE
DEFORMITY.
It pays nobody to specu
lntoon tru-woa when you
are ruptured-   Mtny poo-
in, | || -ilo arc ruined for life by
rUBses koui uiein (tlio reverse of what is rooliy
"infantsand childron cured in fltoS weolt*.
Thousands of peoplo have been cured by my
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248 Yonge St.       -       Toronto.
ACRES OP LAND
for sale by the SaiKT PitiL
A Hum*��� Railroad
Coni'A-sr la Minnesota. Bend for Mipe and Clica-*-
lars. They wilt be sent to you
1,000,000
AddicM      HOPEWELL CLARKE,
LtndCommluloiier, Si. Paul, Ulna,
NURSERYMEN t   DEALERS I
1JLUM TREKS, nil on Plum Stook, 2 and 3
yenrs, Largc-d. mock in Canada, well
furntuliod nnil flrtt-olarB, Also a few can* left
if iln-re celebrated Red Globe Danvora Onion,
none lienor grown. H. S. HURD, Hal ton
Nurseries. Burlington,Ont.
BtMUH of lho In),-)- ipM-Ut whleh Circwlnr Btwt ore run
more power it niilnl in MCtlori lliltl It iihUiii hawinf, w-hria
tbe bearing*) of Ilic ilmky, --...,lni ���...����� fr.niu- -at uul uf Im..
in lhe   ���.criut.l.-r  S.iw   Kmbi.-.   Uk- only  Ktrrl N>w Cuiiib
���ver nuilf, llii> -liftli-uliy i* nl~,-liu.lj ��ii.l ivh. Ily im-.- I
lecumtTJII- HKAIUM.S Villi Till: MUM till: yi\hf. IIY HAIt-
Rirmn it is tui i:m�� uv a i-im k av stkkl ti iumi.
Tlm tlrrl lubiii-t mill ImMiiII air Hull slillnl hi .1 tn take up unr
witli a hall. Tbe frueii* !��� .11 nn-l, -i-r, rl|lil, and rhririt
tof.lhrr .u lli.il noiblm ran |ri Iimm ur uul of pl.t*.   Th
gimitlm riuinltt lhe miii- ii- fi> ,..nkr .1 i��i;ki��iHi- /<����� nny
\"���'Jt'\,��� ll'l.wl,,,,'!.,'" * '        'J
The mviiii: frnmenhit-h crri��� thu -v-h.,1 tube ��wnl .nil
which ���uliiiiiallr.illy  irliimi tu Itl  |ilncu  Iim ulm u ptiniA lu
keep a (luleolf fr Ihr fly wheel Mill yet thn-i nui raute ll lu
prof III very nniili of mi unrip lullit-mw. TIip tiie nf n 111) lh,
JO inch fly whirl .ml SM inch iiwm.kp- (his ratlly poiohle
II In therefore, ��� dry iloiMl >Ip 1 'ole Saw. iii.ilum it ruy to cut
up aiiyluDF ui.leiial <|uukly .ml safely.   Anuilui   ff.tuitut
FOR PARTICULARS ABOUT THE
SETTLERSJ^AINS
MANITOBA
ANDTH.
WORTH-WEST
"SOUVENIR"
iPt't.lril Ail-
Binn we offer thii vrry
���n-.-'ii,,- t.�� .i n much leu liri
nwlcn frame can Iw Imutibt  for
of IheAermolor Hill ii|.|-r'viiit" lhe (ail thai we h.vo again
l-.Tiiilimif Hie publle .(-rial ter vie* un<l lime >li-tiii|-ui.lu-<l
ourielv-fin rcdr.iijiiinK .ii-l<l iiiiule aii-l | inling il into an
mtiiiitfly iuipru-nt ��� li.ij <���
l'ur*a.wof .iniilar me mi<l f-iulitv. ami unlimiry hoihIpii
frame,  yuu  uuuhl   l-r  ilu,iti<il  |l'l.      Il'r nut, ihi* iill-.lrrl
f,���mtn,���l ,hx* .hi,  .,.��� nl $1,1. AMI (lit Y. Illl A t'HtM'B
TU CRT ir AT ���I', Ja.  Ihr letufel .,/ - i:���������t AtrmuUii:
We have -ohl nn   eiioi u. iiuu.Ur of   1'i.wer Arrmctor
nut An with whirh ��ai-mreii>fil. .ml a poor taw tli.l runa hard
ilrtracl* from th-ir i.-ifulnp.. jn.l Hi. ir n |niUli���ri If wi fur-
niih.vny vipi-ilur >a-.s nl n ���������-  t�����  pnei-, iii.uh kui.,1
Illl uill 1��  iHiimht   li.,-  II     wIh-h-i  ���   ������     ���
motor fitri, nllnii are sure m lolloiv.
When we takeawrll kiionn ni'u l.v Tr.lr-irrn II, .ml pill It
inailiipe very *ii|eii,ir I" mutlm (.- il-.il I,a. ii|i|w-arnl lrfore.lt
v.*,i-l>-.mlrlil*-|.-ei>"ur li-->iiu(i.,|i f���i ilnuiir -nil r-tiytlnim
tn which we ].til our hamli, nmi iln. i- Die ilniit,' lhat Im* In
llie put hruuilil ��" in ll- U I r-> i ,r f.ulory. .ml which in
llie lutore, we hate im il.iul.l, will hni-n. prmtkally, .11 thn
huiinri- iu uur line,    ll  Iv  llu. lepulatiuii  that  we arv  daily
work mi for,
Wb l-rhrie lhat Ihu Aprii-n'or filcrl Raw Trame .nil Bit**
Will  (Ohfirm  ami  nihanrn the  lame  wliiih  we  have  MHitil
in  Die  timiiuf* (   M I   *�� ii.iliiiill-  ami  St, rl  Towei.,
In'iu-e. for  the  -iiir|>i'*,f ,.t ���failinuj  Ih.-iu  >u Hint everybody
 ������kiu.-.v  tli.it .ii- I  num. run  I..-  Ii.ol T.-i u mull priee, HB
Oth.il '-'|)|s y.iU. M�� 'Ml III* JIB NIR til UKH AMI
KIVKniPIKI OK tin Mtll��l HIM Nu. S of llm tenet an per
cuii'iitmii" Hnii-il in Ni. ;'.    h r nr-it ailvettinernrnl, Nu, I,
wothall l-ilk ft t.iU.nuiiu uml mulie in ofler ih.t will be ut
UlhclMl iiiK-nvl.    Thu i.ui'i. .V��. 3.    AKIiMOTOIt CO,
Hade from ORIGINAL DESIGN ani
:-:   Patterns   :-:
TVy are Superb In Finish,
and Superior in Duality of
Material & Werkitianihjf,
They Eicel In Bakjn? Quill*
tin, and in Economy of
Fuel and Conrenlenoe.
:: Thoy ore made lo Irani wood o�� l j
:: oluaiToly.or Coal and VVood.*mq ::
:: In o Groat Varluty of BI,oa, and ::
I: aro thoroforo ndaptod to tlio ro- ::
>ulromonta ot Largo or .mall II
amino., In any part ol tho Da- I:
ll minion. '!
Srory Bto.0 Warranted. ::
II yon aro In ��aot ol a Took BloTO or Daoe
Burner,-ilon'l buy until yon Intro aoon thu
Elegant l.lno. Hulil by leading UtoTO Doo*-
ora everywhere.
Manufactured by
The GURNEY, TILOEN Co,, Lid
Hamilton, Ont
Hood's^
Cures
not bear tlio slightest touch. When I hnd taken
ono bottle of this medicine, tho soreness had
gono, ami beforo I lind finished tha second tho
creep dowiiBtaiiB.   Then the neighbors will bunches hail entirely disappeared." Ulavciib
wj.teh nnil mirBO by turnn, ami the ilnolor, Atwood, Sangorvllle, Maine.
who might have helped years ago, will be N*1-*   H you decldototakc Hood's Sarsnpa*
culled in   to ���.vitiioss properly tho end ho rllht do not bo Induced to buy any other.
ciinnot avert,���[From "Tho Farmer in thu [ ~
North," by Octavo Thiuict, in tlio March
Sui ibiier's.
|| PURE COD LIVER OIL, g
jn Easy to take and 3
�� Affroat Flesh Producer |
�� Ask your Drugf-lst for It R
IS iin;l tako no other. R
Hood'!* Pilla cure constipation by rcstor-
1 lug thu liorlataltlo uctlouof tho ulimontury canal
�� t, a.. sx-ooTJosa: & co. Eg
�� TORONTO. |
��   Valuable Cook Hook wont free. 3
tmmm.MuinMMm.miminmi.iuMM*
The WILLIAMS
- VISIBLE  WRITING ���
TYPEWRITER
NO (.01 \(, 11 KM.\|>.
The Inst teller, the list wo-d,
thc last Hues In iiliiin sIkIii, ailitg
I lio per cunt, to tlie pleasure of
ilslnif-
NO LIFTING OF GARRIACE, NO
RIBBON, DIRECT INKING, STRONGEST
MANIFOLDINC, POSITIVE ALICt-
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STANDARD AMERICAN MACHINE,
THE HICHE5TCRADE IM EVERYTHING
WE HAVE THE AGENCY-
ADDRESS -
GREELMAN BROS,     i
KNITTING MACHINE MFQR3-
Q-EO-SQ-ETOWlsr        O IT T.
GRANBY RUBBERS
Thoy give perfect satisfaction in lit, style nntl finish, and it has become a by
word thnt
" Ui-iuil*) Rubbers " went* liko Iron.
���Si THE TROUBLESOME LADY.
CHAPTER VII.
"Craig," said Dootor John, sitting down
on a naibkcg, " why did you come here t"
"Because yousent for a lawyer and for Mias
Patten, I connected the mystery with the
young lady I had assisted to run away,
whoso fate has been a good deal of trouble
to me ever since, I wanted to help her, if
ueod be.   Is ihe very ill!''
*' Gotting better fast. It was mad folly
to start on a journey sick as she was. I
don't blame you, Craig, for that long ride
and the risk you ran : she ia very winning,
this troublesome little lady, and brave too.
It ia a wonder what a woman can endure, a
alight, frail creature whose hand you could
crush in yonr fingers."
"But sho had," aiid Oliver, uneasily,
"plenty of money had ahe not';'1
"She was travelling ia the day-coach,
and has, I think, about five dollars in a
ahabby little purse. Miss Patten was right
when sh-* mid wo ahould not see Mrs.
Minny until the money you gavo her waa
all gone. Wherj his ahe beon all these
long months? By lior finding the dog,
Miss Patten probably knows now,"
"Yes, and it was as I thought,���something entirely original. Near Boston Mra,
de Hostaud ;-ut acquainted with an elderly
female who ran some sort of retreat tor
aged pets, invalid dogs and eats. Tho
idea waa so novel Mra. Minny decided to
atop over aud see the plaoe. Finding Mrs,
Itltnn agreeable, and Skyo contented in the
aociety of hia kind at the retreat, shore,
mained. Sin* met a sailor from Newcastle
in tho street one day, and lio told her Mias
Patten hail not been home for a long time,
So she decided not to write any one, but to
remain hidden, One daya few weeka ago
;* ,e came home from the village muoh upset,
and acted oddly: she had either seen some
one or read something in a newspaper, for
the villag-i storekeeper saw her poring
over one, looking much upset. Two daya
later, leaving a noto containing board for
her dog, Bhu disappeared. This Mrs. lllinn,
who seem? to be a good sort of a person,
worrie.i a great deal, looking for her everywhere, and in hor search wrote to the postmaster at Newcastle, for aho had hoard Mrs,
Minnyspe.il- of having been there. Through
that letter Miss Patten found Skyo, and
then start, d for Denver,"
"She may have seen De Restaud, or that
servant of his," mused the doctor. "Well,
now you are hero,-���though I'd much rather
a stranger had come,���I want you to draw
up a paper setting forth the facts in this
case iu proper legal phraseology."
" I fail to comprehend just what you
mean,"
������You sab," explainod the dootor, " the
French people are particular about documents ; and between the property uf De
Rostand's father and this child of Mrs,
Minny's there is only a feeble ohild,"
" Mrs. Minny's child!" repeated Oliver.
"Why, of course. Perhapa 1 had not
mentioned it. A nice boy,--healthy, I
think, and bound to outlive his cousin
across the seo. The little chap born ia that
poor place, that switchman's novel, may ho
the heir of millions. S > thero must be no
flaw in hia title or the record of his birth,
"A child, and she hero friend I ens, almost
alone." Oliver's face saddened, " Poor
little thing!" he muttered, "what a hard
world it hn*) beon tor her !"
"She is sensible about it, too," went on
Doctor John. "She wanted ino lo write
fora lawyer and have everything straight."
"Did aha auggestsending for me!" asked
Oliver, oddly.
The dootor hesitated, "No: she has
forgotten you, old hoy. Women are not
particularly gratt'ful. Thon it has been a
long time aince she saw or heard of you.
Your vanity may he hurt, but is it not bet*
ter that she has forgotten t"
" Undoubtedly," Oliver aaid, coldly. He
went towards the house hurriedly. "A freight
train passes herein a half-hour; I will go on
that: so get your papers ready and have
the people here sign their statements.
Miss Patten should also get that Mrs.Blinn
to give an account of Mrs.de Restaud's
atay at her house."
Mrs. Macon cleared the kitchen table
and brought pom and ink. Oliver wrote
swiftly, comparing his notes with tho doe-
tor's remombranco and Mrs. Macon's assertions. Finally she and her husband signed
their statements^tho doctor liis, and then
Oliver looked at th** clock. How hard
that writing had been to him no one ever
knew. Frum the cloicl door camo the
murmur af voices,���one that thrilled every
nerve and bet his heart fast beating. A
feeble cry now and then sounded strangely,
���tho It '- 'ife that had come in this far-
oil" place anu that might mean so muoh in
tho future. Outside, the white headed
children played in tin sunshine Skye,
liberated from hishideou-j bisket, which he
always rog irded with terror and plaintive
whines, rollicked with them, glad of his
freedom. How icli.iituly painful to record
those fasts before him, and to think of
her as he hud seen her first, that child
woman in hor clinging yellow gown petal-
led like a flower with its wide ruffle, her
glowing hair, liar beautiful pathetic
eyes! She had gone ao far from those days
iu hitter experience and suffering. Was
ahe changed, grown saddened and old, care
worn with thought?���a calculating woman,
forced to bo for tho child's sake ? Old, in
his mental picture of hur he could find no
plaoe for thc child. Ho aould remember her
with the little Skye terrier and that childish manner, but aa a woman, a mother,
never.
Ill, friendless, homoless, no waif of the
streets Wis over moro desolate than she when
she stepped olf tho train at this barren spot
forced to accept the oh&rity of strangers.
Her dead father would have risen from hia
giave could he have known. His every
thought, Ms sister aaid, had boen for little
Minny.   Well it is the dead do not know.
" How fortunate you were on that train!"
Oliver said, suddenly.
Doctor John started. " Me ! Yes, it was,
and that I should have found our littio runaway, t own up I looked for hor all the
time I was away."
Tlio door opene 1, and Miss Patttn oame
softly in.
"Slio is ailoop, poor dear," aho aaid,
gently, "1 guess my oyes is rod. I waa
upiet, and ah j don't seem to think she done
any hurm In not lottini* mo know where
sho was, alu* was so do-pat and scared.
like."
"Whon ynu ret urn to Boston,"said Oliver,
"have Mrs, lllinn tnakea statement of Mra.
do Restaud's stay in her house. I must
caution ynu also to be very careful of tho
mxrriage certificate nnd till other papers
you may have concerning your niece."
"You can trust me," aaid Miss Patten,
grimly. "1 took'cm away from that farm
of theirs when 1 was a-viniting thore, and I
mean that Minny's baby shall have his
rights, for he's part Patten, anyway, and
would'a'been my brother Ham's grandson.
Sorry I be ho ain't ulivo to Bee him. Minny
aaya alio saw a IJ nt ing paper that offered a
reward for her whereabouts or any information concerning her, giving her name right
out iu the piper, and that was what mado
her leavo Mrs. B'.iim's, who was a kind,
good woman, if sho is in a fodisii businesa ; but I don't know why dogs and oats
shouldn't bo took caro of, and folks in
Boating ia always running to somo new freak.
Minny evidently thought Mrs. Blinn would
toll on her and get tho reward j but Mrs,
Blinn aaid she'd 'a' dono by Minny as her
own child."
"Whs that what mado her come West*"
csked Dootor John.
"The poor liltlo soul thought It her duty
to go to her husband- brute as ho is," -.aid
Miss Patteu, brokenly. "And to think
that I said slio was frivolous aud hadn't no
stability! As muoh grit as I've got, IJ
wouldn't daro go to that wolf's den on tho j
Troublesome and to bo iu thai man's power.
I always thought ho wa'n't right in his
mind. Minny oal'lated on account of the
baby he'd bo more kind, and for tho baby's
aake she ought to mako up with him,"
Oliver drummed idly on the window-ail).
Dootor John walked up and down the room
that had grown ao still one could bear the
ticking ofthe clock.
" Wimmen," said the switchman, slowly,
" don't git no credit for bein' brave and
goin' through things 'count of what they
thinks ia their dooty. My wife thinks it's
horn to live here 'count of me, when ahe
left a good home back Rut. That little
woman in there is lornin' the womar* natnr'
of endurin" for a man; but where my wife
'ud live and make oomtort outer it, she'd
jest lie down an' die a-frettin'."
" You've read her right," said Miss Patten, solemnly, "an* I'm goin' to take her
home with me: she ain't goin* no further
West, nor to no lone farms in mountain
valleys, which was nearly the death of her
afore."
Oliver glanced at the clock, then abruptly aaid good-bye. He left no message for
Mra. de Restaud, nor did Miss Patten ask
him for one. She was rigid in her ideas of
what waa proper, and he respected her for
it.
"P'r'aps," ahe hesitated, "you'd like to
see the baby, I could fetoh him out without waking him."
"No," Oliver smiled: "a oity bachelor, as
you called me once, Mias Patten, haa no
interest in infants. I���I think I should be
rather afraid of him."
He and the doctor walked up and down
heaide the track, waiting for the train.
The latter had hia big pipe, but not his
flowered dressing-gown. Hia embroidered
cap waa at the retreat for invalid pets.
Skye had not chewed it, Mra. Minny assert-
ed,for ahe meant to keep it forever.especial-
ly now, as he was auoh a dear man.
" She���ihe-Ukes the baby V Oliver asked, awkwardly, as he lit a oigar.
" I am aorry to aay she doea not manifest
any rapture at all. I think ahe was more
delighted to see her dog. I always have
tho idea when I aee her with young Francois
that aho ia a little girl playing with her doll.
She is afraid of him if ne oriea, and moans
because he his black eyes and looks like
the Frenchman."
" Well," aaid Oliver amiling sadly, " the
chapter is ended, I have turned a page in
my life's atory. She wilt be safe and sheltered now, and I delegate to you my position as adviser. In the next elopement Mrs.
Minny makes you must be tne assistant.
There is my train ��� and ao good-by."
Oliver thought the whole affair would
Sasa from his mind, especially as Dootor
ohn on hiB return said they had gone to
Maine and Mrs. Minny had never mentioned him ; but one day a month from that
time at the switchman's house a letter
came to Oliver. He looked at the scrawly
superscription, the post-mark Newcastle,
and he knew woll Hannah Patten did not
attempt an Italian hand. He smiled with
pleasure: it waa good to be remembered
after the long silence, and he had braved
many dangers for that ungrateful young
woman, the worst an encounter with her
frenzied husband,
"Dear Mr. Oliver,���
"To think you were ao near and I could
not see you I 1 oried when they told me.
I am not going to pay your money back yet
until I aet my own from Mr. de Restaud,
We have put our case in the handa of an
old lawyer here who was a college-mate of
my dear dead lather, and he th iu ks I ought
to get a divorce, and haa written to Mr.
de Hostaud ao. We watch the baby close*
ly, for fear Henri will try to steal him. I
have never thanked you for helping me
run away. How good you were 1 1 think
of you often; but Aunt Hannah will never
speak of you, and folks here think it is
droadful tone divorced. They aay I am
uhe that married a Frenchman���I auppoae
they think he is from Canada���and am going into the courts to get a separation from
him. For no fault of mine I must be disgraced. Kven Aunt Hannah admits I
never ought to go back to htm ; it would
not be safe.
" I had a nice time at that dogs' home ;
it waa a funny pUce, with the nicest old
doga and cats. Skye had a grand time.
One dog was fifteen years old and had to
be fed on gruel. Still, I think taking oare
of poor animals is better than theoaophy
and those fads, and Ronton does havo aome
real good freaks, I expect some day they
will build an old maids home. You never
taw bo many old maids as there are there,
Mrs. Blinn has seven slaters in one of those
Newton towns,���there's an endless chain
of them,���aod not one of them���the sisters, no1*, tho towns���ever had a beau.
" Pleass do not dislike me, or at
the mention of my name put on your
haughty look, aa you did when 1
said things offending your nice sense
of what a woman's conversation ahould
ho ; and write me one little letter to
say you are atill my good friend. I ahall
never ask you to help me again , I do not
need it; so you will be safe in continuing
our acquaintance. Aunt Hannah does not
know 1 havo written you. I get too many
moral lectures anyway from her, for she
saya I must educate myself so my son will
have a high opinion of mo. He doos not
bother about me, but divides his attention
principally in blinking at her and the lamp,
with a loaning towards the light. That
laat 18 naughty, ia it not?
"Always your friend
(as the dootor calls me)
"Tim Troublesome Lady."
The wound was not healed, Oliver
thought bitterly. Why of all women must
he oare for this one and be so haunted by
her memory! Every look of hers, her
words, her gestures, the little yellow gown
were as plain to him after a year au if he
had seen her bub ycatorday. He had striven
hard to forget, to do his duty. Yet was
there harm in writing just a few lines ?
The narrow path was terribly lonely in life,
���not a pith that had been his in the past }
and yet���and yet ahe was a child. That
stern, honest old women believed in him and
trusted to his honor.
While he mused, tho ahook-healed boy
knocked and thrust in hia freckled faoe.
"Uent tor aeo yer," he said, hoarser than
usual, for there had been a base-ball match
the day before, and he had been excused
from duty because hia "mudder was sick.1
"Show him In," aaid Oliver, locking the
letter in hia desk, The last man he expected to sja enteral the room, shut the
loor behind him, took a chair, then with
almost a threatening gesture, moved It
olose to the desk.   Henri de Restaud 1
(TO UK COSTISCED.)
JBDDSTBY AND_ ISraTlON.
The nitrate deposits of Colombia, it is
believed, will shortly rival those  of Chile.
Two inventors at Los Angeles, Cal., have
invented a machine to utilize tidal  power.
A cano planter and a pea shelling machine
are two of tho latest agricultural In vent ions.
The not income of the Bell Telephone
Company in 18S5 was $1,890,003. In 1892
it was $3,411,079.
A Texas genius has invented an ice
cream freezer which will freeze a half dozen
different kinds of ibe cream at the same
time.
The Krupp works at Essen, Germany,
turn out 91,000 cannon a yoar. Over 20,000
mon are employed and an average of 1600
tona of coat and coke are consumed   daily.
The latest addition to the list of psoudo
household provisions is artificial cream,
Tho preparation ia made by simply mechanically emulsifying a suitable oil with
a solution of glue or gelatine and diluting
it with water to  any desired  consistency,
Ono would think an anchor would be the
last thin a: anybody would expect to Improve
upon. Yot a Mexican has designed an
anchor which consists ofa flat rectangular
sheet of plate motal. It is designed to bo
supported hy the anchor chain in a nearly
horizontal position in the wator and not to
take hold on tho bottom. The column of
waterbearing up*>n the flit sheet plate
serves to hold the vessel steady, keep its
head to the wind and prevent its drifting
to leeward,
LORD LA\SD0W'E   IV Mil
Ills talaable Servient lo the   Empire Our
Inn Bis Term   of Olflce.
In Canada, the services of Lord Lans*
downe as Governor-General were both acceptable and able. For thia reason, our
best wishes followed his Excellency to
India, where he was to assume heavier
duties on behalf of tho Crown. Lord Lans
downe resigned his post on January 26 to
Lord Elgin, the new Viceroy, and it is
gratifying to know from the Calcutta press
that, before leaving India, he received
from alt classes and creeds expressions of
respect and of approval ai the popular
reward for hie, administration. The Governor-Generalship of India ia the highest
gubernatorial position her Majesty can con*
fer. It ia almost an absolute monarchy.
But as the powers which appertain to it
are great, so are its responsibilities. The
Viceroy must surrender his charge unimpaired, and must, if  posaible, add to the
UKCURtTT. OF BRITISH POWER
in the East, and to the general happiness
and contentment of the people over whom
he has ruled. Lord Landsaowne, judging
by the addresses he received on the occasion
of his departure, has boen eminently successful. Tne English residents, the Mohammedans, tho Sikhs, the Talukdars of
Outih, the Hindus, all joined in doing him
honor. Yet his work haa been one of great
difficulty. He haa had to deal with international questions, with issues in which
race and religion have been iuvolvod, and
with economic matters, auoh aa the currency
and the commercial relations. With regard
to the first the Mohammedans -pointed to
hia triumphs. They aay in their address
that they congratulate his Excellency upon
the firmer basis upon which he has placed
thoalliancewlth'Afghanistan.andihe success
with whioh he haa secured the cordial
friendship and co-operation of the ruler
of that State.   The Ameer is now
IS COMPLETE   HARMOMY
with British policy, and the northern kingdom in a bulwark against aggression. In
the matter of religion, Lord Lansdowne
had a difficult task to perform. The early
marriages among the Hindus were evila as
aerioua wheu dealt with, as suttee, a religi
oua but inhuman rite now aboliahed. These
marriages, prearranged as they were on the
principle that women were no hotter than
staves, were stopped through the agency of
a law affecting the age of consent. The
enactment, with other agencies, produced
riots. Lord Lansdownea firmness here
asserted itself. He aaid in a speeoh at this
period : "Let mo tell you in the plainest
" language, that the Government ot India
"has no intention of permitting theso e:;
" hibitions of lawlessness to be renewed
" Our policy is one of strict neutrality and
" toleration, but that toleration does not
" extend to disorder and crime, ��.nd win*
" ever ia at the head of affairs in India, de-
" pend upon it that disorder and crime will
" be put down with a strong and fearless
" hand." The intimation that strong measures would be resorted to put an end to the
trouble, and as a consequence civil dissension ia at an end.   It was
A BOLD BTBOKK
that brought the ailver iasue to a head,
That it will be productive of good is the
nniv srsal belief. Lord Lansdowne has been
a firm and successful administrator. He
haa surrendered the Indian Empire to hia
successor in a better condition than that in
which he found it. As he went to India
carrying Canada's host wishes with him, he
returns tn England standing higher than
ever In the estimation of the people with
whom he spent hia first official term.
AFLOiaSTflEETCAR.
Will  Be In Operation at the  Antwerp
Exposition, the Fare to De 91.
A flying btreet car Is the latest novelty
whioh an ingenious Belgian has devised for
the convenience anl ainmemont of visitors
to thB Antwerp exposition. He does not
call it a flying street car, but "grand ballon
dirigeable " is the Belgian way of putting
it. Inappearanoe the flying street oar resembles the famous Pennington air ship or
a miniature whaleback upside down. The
floating apparatus is a huge cigar-shaped
THE FLYISli HTRBRT  CAR.
ban, to which is attached the atreet car
itself. In the front or prow of the car is
an immense fan or propeller and at tho
other end an apparatus like a barn door in
three sections, which provides a rudder.
The car is divided into three sections, one
for the motor man, another for the passengers, and a third, which corresponds about
in size to the baggage apartmont on a suburban car, is for tho use of the conductor.
The much-abused trolley system has been
turned to good account in Connection with
this flying atreet car, as from tho overhead
wire the electricity is obtained with which
to work the motor. Connecting the car
with this overhead wm is a traveling cable,
one end oi which connects with the motor,
the other being attached to a trolley which
slides along the wire as the oar moves, In
the rear compartment nf the car, where
thu conductor has his quarters, is all the
paraphernalia for lowering the machine. A
atout ship's anchor attached hy a wire
cable to a windlass, which in turn is connected with the electric motor, provides the
means for hauling down the flying car when
a station Is reaohed whore passengers are
to alight.
The first practical demonstration of this
aerial means of rapid transit will be made
during the Antwerp exposition. One model
machine is already pretty well advanced
toward completion, the termini of the route
being the exposition grounds and the bourse
at Antwerp, which aro about a mile apart.
During the exposition trips will he made
every half hour by thia novel moans of locomotion and the auccess of the experiment
may probably revolutionize street car traffic.
One great drawback to its popularity,haw-
ever, is that the trip of a mile will ooit 5
francs, or SI.
She Was Free to Say.
"No," ahe repeated, "I cannot love you/'
He paused irresolute.
"Are you firm ?" he faltered.
She smiled.
"Sir," ahe rejoined, "I have no desire to
boast, hub sinco you havo dm -god tho subject in here, I am free to aay that I haven't
worn out three sots of Indian clubs for
nothing,"
White Blood In her Veins.
Te bb considered white is the nno ambition of tho European-clad Sandwich Islander. A very dusky maiden, ulothod
sumptuously In a parasol, waa one duy
bragging of English enterprise in ono
ombraoive "wo,'7 "But you havo no
white blood in you," aaid a bystander.
" Oh, yes, I have," sho replied, In
triumph, "my great grandfather helped
eat Captain Cook," ��� [London Sun.
A HOUND  ABOUT   VOYAGE*
Coming From ll-im'iqrs to New Vork true
Barque Itroombatl I* Blow.i Into
lhe Arctic,
Racked and torn tiy the gales of the-Mar
North and after drifting fnr weeks in the
darkness which hangs over the shore- of
the lands of the midnight suu the barque
Rroomhall got into New Vork ou Saturday.
She had been at sea for 108 days, and for
nearly two months no trace of her had been
seen. She has just ended what is probuMy
the longest passage between Hamburg and
New York known in thc history of shipping.
Her agents began to get anxious about her,
as she was anywhere from fifty to sixty
day   overdue,
She came In with no topgallant bulwarks
and rails to speak of and with oue nun
missing from her crew. She Ind plenty of
stores on board, but her crew were on short
rations of water, and only by the strictest
economy did Captain Taylor savo his men
from the sufferings of thirst.
The Broumhall was a trim and shipshape vessel when she weighed anchor at
Cuxhavcn and left the Elbe for the open
>a.
OUT IK Till* FURY OF TIIK tIALK.
The cracking of the capstan bars and the
clicking of the pawls had hardly stopped
bofore there was heard the roar of the tern*
Seat. The waves rolling under the Broom*
sll's counter were lashed into an angry
aea before she was three days out. There
came a gale from the south southeast on
November 11 which sent her staggering
northward under lower topsailB.
The gale became a storm and tho storm
a hurricane. There was no escape for the
Broomhall, She was brought to the wind
on the port tack to avoid the blows of the
waves upon her quarter. Theu the gale
veered to the north, northeast and struck
the barque a blow alt whioh caused her
frame to shake and tremble.
It tore away the lower topsails and rip
fed the upper topsails from their gaskets.
t rolled the barque over on her starboard
side to the hatches.
The cargo of salt shifted and gave the
Broomhall a starboard liat. Tons of water
flooded the oil room and pantry.
Waves swept the vessel's docks olean of
ladders, winches and capstan bars.
Then came a lull in the storm. The crew
made two new lower topsails, and bent
them to the yards. The gale blew thom
into ribbons. Then began the laborious
work of sailmaking anew.
The orew were busy making sails and the
continuous galea were as diligent in disposing of them. The Broomhall lost nearly
two entire seta of canvaa before her voyage
was over. Every man who was not absolutely needed for the handling of the ship
was put to sailmakinir.
The Broomhall drifted to the northeast,
making leeway under the united influence
of west and northwest gales. The days
grew shorter. The barque drifted into the
region of Arctic night.
The sun showed its face for a short while
at noon and then hid in darkneaa. The
barque went on impelled by the gale which
shrieked through her rigging aud flooded
her decks with stinging apray.
The green brine swept her decks fore and
aft. A mountainous mass of water broke
in a roaring flood over her bows. It wrench*
ed iron rails and stanchions, carried away
the top rail of the port bulwarks, tore the
thin covering of teak wood from the deck
houso, burst open the cabin doors and
flooded foreeistlo and cabin.
LIKE A BROAD3IDK  OF ARTILLERY
It raked the vessel fore and aft liko a
broadside of artillery. It swept over the
docks like a resistless tide and then poured
over thc stern. In its embrace it carried
Charles Marx, a young German seaman.
The man was standing near one of the
forward winches. Ho was hurled against
the deck and, bleeding and unconscious,
was washed overboard,
In a squall on January 15 tho foresail
and foretopsail, both of whioh had just
been made, were split frum foot to head,
and the maintopnuao staysail aud mizzeu
staysail were blown away. For the crew
things were exceedingly uncomfortable on
that barque. The forepoak was flooded
part oi the time level with the deck.
Owing to a leak in one of the tank pipes
the drinking water becamo brackish and
the tea and coffee made from it were almost nauseating. The water aupply was
almost exhausted when the birque had
been at sea for seventy days, and it wab
carefully portiunod out each day. And it
hardly lasted uutil tho Broomhall reached
port.
The barque had galea from every point
of the oompaas nearly until February 27,
when the wind hauled oil to north-northeast aud blew a moderate breeze, which
brought the Broomhall to Sandy Hook. In
tier voyage of 108 days she had ninety daya
of gales and hurricanes.
Captain Taylor is now counting tho cost
of this long voyage He finds Old Ocoan ia
indebted to him for the following t���
Four lower topsails, two uppor topsails
one foretopmast staysail, one main topmast
staysail, threo mizzen staysails, ono main
staysail, one jib, one star board cathead
broken off short, iron rails twisted and
broken, teak fittings torn from deckhouse,
one forward winch, SO feet of sta board topgallant bulwarks with rails, 120 feet of port
topgallant bulwarks and one life boat
smashed beyond repair.
He haa charged up to profit and l*ias a
tew ladders and capstan bars whioh, he
saya, old Neptune misappropriated.
" In spite of all the damage the Broomhall sustained she did not lose a spar. I
never had harder work in keeping masts in
a vessel in my life, but wegot hore without
carrying away a atiok.
It seemed to me, though, that wo loft
canvas all the way from Iceland to Sandy
Hook. I don't want anybody to mention
the subject of topsails tome fora week."
SEED POTATOES.
.1 Kentucky Plan nmi the Itt-asen It Is
foi lowed.
Tho farmers near Louisville, Ky., have,
for several yeara past, beon iu lho habit of
flowing two crops of potatoes nn tho name
and, The early Spring and hot Summer
cause the first crop to ripen early in July.
Tho land is plowed ond immediately replanted, and the second crop is killed by
frost in October when the tubers aro half
to two-thirds grown and still puito immature. These second crop tubers are inferior
for eating, but, it is claimed, are far better
for next Spring planting than the first
crop, and for the following reasons t���
1. They keep In a cool cellar without
sprouting or shrivelling or losing one particle of their vigor. It seems that having
been chocked bofore maturity, they lie
dormant, ready to sind up a shoot when
again In warm ground as vigorously as thoy
were growing when stopped by the frost.
2. They never send up but ono sprout.
This is true whether they are planted
whole or cut to any number of oyos down
to one. The consequence is that all the
growth goes Into the tubera that come on
one stalk (generally from five to eight) and
these all grow to full marketable size. If tlie
ground be vory rich, and the season fine,
they will all be extremely large.
3. They can be cut aix weeka, or in faot
any length of time, before planting. Tho
only precaution necessary is that they shall
be kept, after being cut, tn barrels open at
the top only. If thero are openings at the
side and bottom the pieces thus exposed
will deteriorate, Tho gardener or farmer
using second crop seed can do his cutting
on rainy days or at other convenient times,
and he will always bo ready to tako full
advantage of a spell of good weather for
planting.
4. Growers of second crops by planting
early in July in this latitude can got a fine
crop of (ull grown potatoes, winch sell
better in market than thoso from the North;
or, bv waiting until tho latter part of the
month, they get seed potatoes of the very
host quality.
HOUSEHOLD.
Ia Grandmama's Kitchen*
In f-iandmanm'-*- kitchen things got in a riot;
The cream in a pot on ttie -!n*;(
Where everything else -teemed peaceful and
quiet,
Oot whipped���for I heard It myself
And Kriuidmama said���suoh a, queer-thing to
say���
That it mado somo things better to whip them
that way.
Some bold, naughty eggs, that refuted to be
eaten
Oa toast-, with tholr brothers, maybe,
Woro stripped of their clothing and cruelly
beaten
Right where all the dishes could sea;
And grandmama said, though the roor things
might ache,
1 lie harder tho boating, the 1 ght. i the ci\e!
The   bright golden   butter was petted and
fatted,
coaxed to be shapely and good :
But It finally hud to bo taken and spatted
Right hard with a paddle of wood.
Whon grandmama carried the round balls
away,
The buttermilk sulked and looked sour all day.
Tho water declared that the coffeo was muddy
Bat Ml cgK* settled lhat tittle (UM
Thou tho steak nnd the gridiron got In a
bloody
And terrible broil���such a muss!
And a Hat Iron snat at grandma in tlio fnco.
And I run away from the quarrelsome place.
Sarcasm ���
There are a great many ways of killing
love, trust and kindly feeling, but people
who indulge in sarcasm seem to favor the
slow, suro and torturing method which
gradually smothers every sentiment that
tenda to make life profitable and happy,
It takes a great deal of heroism and
Christian grace to livo in the aame houae
with a sarcastic torgue���to hoar day after
day unjust criticisms and caustic sentiments
and to realize that there is no hope of escape from the chilling oppressiveness that
shadows a home where every spontaneous
expression is ridiculed and every good
motive misconstrued.
People who livo In an atmoaphere of this
description are often strengthened by the
hope that time will grant them immu nity
trom triala that are almoat unbearable. A
hopeless apathy ainka deep into many
hearts, while others rebel against injustice
and inaugurate a aiej-e of open warfare
which destroys forever the prospect of restoring domestic peace and harmony.
We hear of fathers who oppose everything that savors of hilarity. The joyous
expressions that fall from thc lipa ot sons
and daughters are quickly suppressed.
The iron hand of parental authority
crushes aspirations, cherished plana are
ridiculcu, and youthful minds are filled
with the pessimistic sentitnen ts that nurture
sarcasm.
The boy who declared that he was afraid
to breathe when father was around, ended
his life in the stato penitentiary. The light
hearted innocent girl whose thoughtless
actions drew forth harsh reproof instead of
loving sympathy and advice, drifted away
from home and was loat in the "madding
crowd."
Kindness, consideration, and affection
in the home are more important than the
offering ot meaningless compliments aud
courtesies to those who are comparative
strangois to ub. We have no right to demand, dictate or criticise when wc fail to
correct our own faulta and negleot to atudy
the art of making others happy.���[Prairie
Farmer.
A Sh alf for Repairs-
There are few things of greater use to a
house keeper who has to study economy than
a shelf with materials for repairing and
renovating. First of all ahe should have
two or three small cans of paint and two
good brushes of different sizes. Paint
preserves as well as decorates.
By far the most satisfactory method of
keeping a hearth clean is to keep it painted
onoe a week, or once a fortnight, or even
onoe a mouth, according to the way it ia
used���it will bo needlulto retouch it. It
you use black or the dull Pompeian red,
it makes a beautiful background, or rather
framework, for the fire, throwing irto fine
relief tho shining brass ami tho fire glow
until the whole hearth is like a visible welcome to guest and friend, Besidei the
beauty of it, it is invaluable in lossening
tho burden of daily labor.
In papering a room be careful to keep
remnants to repair cracked or torn places.
It is never easy to match. When you are
upholstering furniture, it is better to use
pieces of a yard or so in making cushions.
These always give a room an air of comfort
and completeness. It is not wise to store
up remnants, /or whioh any one can find
immet'iate use. House loom ia usually
worth mnre than an accumulation of useless
odds and ends.
A little can of white paint and a bottle
of liquid gilt wiil change the old, battered
wooden picture frames into neat, pretty
ones iu whito and gold, which are particularly protty for bedrooms and sitting rooms,
where everything should be bright aud
cheerful. The liquid gilt is invaluable in
another kind of repairing. A friend of mine
had a large and costly Japanese vaao broken
by accident. It could be mended with
cement or glue, and she did thia with the
greatest care, but thero Were the ugly lines
where the fracture had been. An inspiration of genius seized her ; her smallest
brush dipped in the liquid gilt waa drawn
along each crack, and not only hid the line
o cement, but enriched the quaint, zigzag
Japanese pattern, with which the fine lines
of gold happily blended. It would be almost impossible to detect any breakage
from tho outsido of tho vase. There are
different ways in which you can yourself
make a cement tor broken china; the white
of an egg and flout- made into a paste, or
half anounco of gum ambit- dissolved In a
wino glass of boiling water and thickened
with plaster of pans.
Gilt may be nijoly cleaned by using a
mixture of alum, one ounce ; nitre, two
ounces; salt, one ounce, all dissolved in a
gill of water. For furniture use turpentine
and sweet oil, and rub vigorously, There
is nothing liko dry rubbing with flannel far
keoping the beauty and polish of wood,
After ail it is only half the ohapter to acquire beautiful things; by far the moat
importwit part is keeping them beautiful,
Practical Reoair*ti.
Flonr Muffins.���Break two eggs in a howl,
beat, ami sift in a pint and a half of flour,
wilh a teaspoonful of baking-powder and
half a teaspoouful of salt; add sweet mill-
to make a thick hatter. Drop in sporaifit
in woll-groasod muffin-irons, aud hako
very hot oven.
Fried Liver.���Cut liver into slices, pour
boiling water over and let stand tive min*
utos, drain and wipe tho meat, sprinkle
with salt and pepper nnd roll in flour. Fry
in boiling fat, brown firat on ono side and
thon on tho other, When done, take up on
a heated dish, pour ovor meltfld butter and
serve.
Hash,���Chop any cold cooked meat with
half as much cold potatoes and one onion.
Put a frying-pan on the stove, let heat, put
in a tabloBpoonful of tutter, let melt, add
tho Hour, stir until brown, put the potatoes
and onions in, and cook for five minutes ;
add tho meat, season with salt and pepper,
and Btir until the wholo ia well brownod,
pour over a pint of boiling water, stir until
mixed and the gravy ia thick. Serve in a
heated dish.
Bean Soup.-���Wash a pint dried beans
anil lot soak over night. In thc morning
drain and cover with boiling water; add
half a pound of ham and lot boil for two
hours. Take up the beans, press through
a sieve, return to tho kettle, lot come to a
boil, season with salt and popper aod servo
with toasted bread.
Fish Cntlots.���Tako cutlets from any
large lish, dip first in beaten egg, then in
grated cracker crumbs, and fry in boiling
fat. Arrange in a oirclo on a dented dish,
and serve with sauce  piquante.
Sauce Piquante.���-Put a tablespoonful of
buttei in u small saucepau and set over tho
fire until brown.add a tablespoonful of flour,
mix until smooth, thin with a cupful of
stock, and stir until it boils. Hnve
t-iI'!i-i(���������imfuls of finely-chopped o<
Olio gill of vitegar, on-* tablt-spoonuil of
cupers, a sprig each of ihynie and parsley
cooked low in a email saucepan, add to the
sauce, season with ...ill. and u pinch uf cayenne, stir all togeth' r well and serve.
Braised Reef.���Trim a Bix-pouud round
of beef, and lard. Lay thin Blices cf fat
pork on the bottom of a braising-pan, Bet
over a brisk fire; wheu hot, lay in the beef;
brown it by turning. When well browned,
sprinkle with flour, ground cloves and allspice ; add one email, white onion, half a
carrot and one small turnip, all chopped
with a bunch of parsley, a sprig of thyme
and a bay leaf. Lot stand over the fire
until the vegetables are browned. Pour
over a cupful ofwiueanda half a pint of
stock, cover the pan and set in a hot oven
for two hours. When done, take the beef
up on a heated dish, strain the gravy,
season with ailt aud pepper, thicken with
browned flour, and servo in a gravy-boat.
Lettuce Salad.���Take two large holds of
lettuce, pull the leaves apart, wash, and
shake them dry. Put iu a salad-bowl, pour
over plain salad dressing, mix with a fork
aud serve cold.
Mashed Potatoes.��� Pare and wash half a
dozen large potatoes, put in a saucepan,
cover with boiling water, add a teaspoonful
of salt, and let boil until done ; drain and
take up, mash, aeason with butter, pepper
and salt, heat until light; servo very hot.
Cauliflower,���Take off the outer leaves
and break apart, wash and let stand in cold
water for half an hour. Drain, put in a
kettle with stem down, cover with boiling
water, add a teaspoonful of Bait, and boil
until tender. Take up carefully, and pour
over a teacupful of cream aauoe.
Salsify Fritters.���Scrape,wash and boil a
dozenaalaify roots. Take up.mash and add
to a pint of egg batter, soason with pepper
and salt. Drop in spoonfuls into boiling
fat, let fry brown and serve very hot.
Ambrosia.���Pare and alice half a dozen
sour oranges, lay in a glass bowl, sprinkle
with sugar and cover with a layer of grated
cocoanut, over whioh sprinkle more augar.
Silvor Cake.���Take three cupfuls of sugar
and one cupful of butter, beat together,sitt
in three cupfuls of flour.with two teaspoonfuls of bakine-pnwder ; add a cupful of
sweet milk and the beaten whites of Ave
egga; flavor with lomon and turn into a
greased pan.    Bako half an boar.
Light Biscuit.���Scald a pint of sweot
milk, add two ounces of lard nnd set aside
to cool, When cold mix in a teaspoonful
each of salt and sugar, a quart of aifted
flour and half a cupful of yeast, beaten
well, and set in a warm place until light.
Add sullicient flour to make still dough,
knead, roll ont, cut with a biscuit cutter,
aet by the fire until light, and bake in a
very quick oven.
Oyster Salad.���lake three dozen oysters
and set on the fire to scald in their own
liquor, add a pinch of salt. When done,
drain snd let cool. Put crisp lettuce leaves
in a salad-bowl, lay the oysters in, pour
over a teacupful of mayonnaise dressing.
Garnish with celery tops and serve very
cold.
StIeET OLEAKINCh
Facts as lo Ihe Work In Paris, Vienna, Ber
Hn, Mancbrsler and London.
An ingenious Frenchman haa just published a number of valuable facts about the
street work of Paris, the cleanest city in the
world. Every morning 2,f)00 male and MOO
female scavengers, divided into 1411 brigades, turn out to perform the toilet of the
capital. Tho men work from 4 a. m. to
4 p. m., less two hours off for meals, or ton
hours a day, earning, moat of them, from
2 shillings tl ponce to II shillings. The women are engaged in the morning ��� nly, and,
bf-int/ paid .'1 pen co au hour, make only 1
shilling 0 penio a day at the outside.
Night work in Paris is, it aeema, unknown
���at any rate, to the regular t-oavengcrs,
Siiould a shower occur in the evening, reserves aro Bout out to clear away the Blush
and make tho streets clean again.
Iu our large English cities, on the other
hand, states Cabell'** Saturday Journal,
muoh sweeping is dono about midnight.
As with us the Paris administrative has
direct con troloflits scavenging arrangements,
whioh cost ��240,01)0 a year. In Vienna,
where the same work is admirably done, it
is otherwise. Each town contracts for a
inumber of years with the transport gesetl-
schaft, the chief carrying company, for the
cleaning of its streets in all weathers
Tho company finds both men and materials,
in abundance, as is shown by some statistics relating to a snowstorm of a short time
back. In one day tiiern were in uso twenty
snow plows, twenty sweeping machines,
200 two-horaod wagons, and 3,000 hands,
Berlin, however, is made presentable much
inorecheaply than Paris,tnecostof sweeping
the streets there being only ��80,000 a year.
This sum, again, affords a curious contrast
with that spent in thc same way by Manchester. Eight years ago tho cleansing ot
Cottonopolis cost ��00,000 per annum; it
now costs double that amount�����180,000���
though, of course, the city has not increased
proportionately. But it must not be forgotten that in our large towns tho expenditure on atreet cleaning has ol late years
been abnormally heavy owing to the severe
winters we have experienced and the consequent difficulty In clearing away snow
What ia the costof London's toilet! No
statistician has yot attempted to estimate
it, and indeed the whole subject has been
neglected. Thia is a pity, aince there are
aome wonderful figures about cleaning the
streets of the metropolis. The most startling perhaps are those relating to London
bridge. It Is computed that about 200,0110
pedestrians and 20,000 vehicles cross that
structure every day. Eaoh leaves behind a
little shoe leather or a little iron���just a
trifle. Bnt when litter and dust aro added
to these minute losses the whole fills between
three and four oarts. The most surprising
fact of all, however, ia that the Incessant
traffic acroaa the bridge reduces to powder
about twenty-five cubic yards of granite
every year. Where la there another bridge
the annual loaa of which is anything like
half as mooh!
Ohinoso Panlshmanti-
In December, 1801, 1 wis In Canton.
One afternoon I vialted the principal law
court. Two prisoners in chains were
introduced���nno an oltl man, too infirm to
walk, the other a youth, tolorably vigorous,
but abject and forlorn in demeanor. The
preaiding niantlariu appeared, sat down and
sipped his tea, whilo an nllL-ial pitterel
out ft long oration, presumably an ind ict men'
for the prisoneraproceeded, ns I understood
to ploaa "not guilty," What followed was
this: The old man was hold up -not held
down���while two atolid Chinamon flogged
him with long, pliant canes above the knees.
The youth was divested of liisohati.B, which
wero then piled up In front of him. Upon
these he was compelled to kneel, while his
feet, hands, and pigtail wore all attached by
a cord to a post behind him and tightly
secured.
The cries of the victims and the complete
composure of the spectators were alike disgusting. I said as much to my guide, whom
I generally regarded as an amiable being.
Hia reply was. "Thia very in-erosling.
I never seen this before," though 1 havo no
doubt he had. The explanation of the
dreadful scene���excuse thero could bo none
waa that, by the law of China.nn man can
he executed until he haa confessed his Milt,
These two individuals hail been convicted
beyond doubt of heinous crimes, but they
refused to confess. Tho alternative boforo
them was execution or death by torture,
and apparently lhey preferred lho latter.
The ceremony I witnessed was to be repeated do die in diem until cither life or resolu
tion gave way. How the on I uamo, of
course, I nevor knew.
At a wooden wedding colohrrttcil in
Brooklyn, thero woro twenty.four gnosis,
antl sovcntcoii of them brought a present of
clothes-pins to the happy couple. For a
few days they will not havo lo buy kindling wood.
YOUNG FOLKS
gaseukiohi. ths Mau With the WellSnuff-
���mr None*
A LBOIKD OF JAPAX.
[NOTB.���Thls amusiug legend w��s translated from memory by u young Japsneao
stud int. It contains some appalin** errors
in grammar, Out theu he w.i- only seventeen, and had studied English jusi four
yeara in a Japanese college whose curriculum includes Chinese, mathematics, French
and German, besides the usual native
studies. In view of the vast, almost diametric di-Terence between hia language and
ours, it is aimpty marvelous that be
expressed himself ao intelligently, and
maintained the thread of the narrative so
well. The favorite English book in hia
college is Washington Irving*! Sketch-book,
and all through the compositions of the
students its influence is discernible. They
ate eager to grasp idiomatic expressions,
thinking that they give easo to their style,
and Ibeir use of such terms as "Thank
God," and "God bless me," are adopted
ad libitum as a delicate attention to their
professor of English.]
A good years ago their lived in the utmost recess of soma province a poor and
anoient man.
Hia occupation was a mere laborer. Aa
all laborers do, he must spend far food and
house the whole money he got in the daytime by flowing perspiration and aching
bone.
Thua he had no saving, though hia head
became already white and his arms and
legs decay.
The time had ca/ne even now that he
could not work any more as he pleased.
One night he made a morunful algh and
said : "Ah 1 Ah I Even the animal when he
diea leaves his fine akin for memory.
"I, a man, tho head of all beings, am
shameful not to leavo no honor after the
death.
"Can a man not get good honor, he must
get stain honor, and thua defend from ob-
Hvion."
Just at that time there waa great preparing of a garden at the court of Daimyo
of that province. He was ono of the feeble
laborers to carry email stone from place to
place. He live great distance from the
court, ao he muat rise in mid timo of night
to atart his going.
When next time he go, "My wife," he
said to his wife, "you most burn this house
to-day when the aun reach the top of
heaven."
"Why," anawered the wife, trembling at
him, "what do you mean? Will you like
to burn thia house? Why, where will wo
live since now?"
" You muat obline me,"said the old man.
"Don't be doubt of it. We will get the
large money to day and will remake new
house."
So ho start off witli singing, leaving bis
wife perplexed in tear.
��� * ��� * *
He went to tbe court of Daimyo knd
worked aa usual.
At the time of the hlru*gozen (midday
meal) his face was filled with an unpleasant
appearance and he did a heavy distressed
sigh.
All other laborers fall their rice to look
at him.
He raise hia head and cried, doing a
snuffing with an earnest carefulness:
" The amell of fire 1 The smell of burning ���
house I Cod bless me, it is the house of
minet Alas! What will I do? Ah I Alt
of you do ine the favor to reclaim it from
burning I"
Then the crowd lau^h loud at hia foolish
and said at the aame time :
" You foolish old wight! What do you
mean ? Your house ia two and half ri (seven
miles) distant from here, You cannot uuutl
its smell."
" It is my house," the old man cry,
"Now thn tree in my garden are shrivel.
Aly pond is scorch up !
" Yon cannot smell your house at auoh
distant," Dioy say agaiu. " Although you
leel some smell it must ba the Ino more
closer. Totu ! Totu 1 Old dead man I Don't
Bay such foolish |"
The old man wept with heavy tear.
" We wiil lay wager with ymi," said the
laborers iu a joke,   " Will you lay ?"
" Yes, yea. With utmost certainty,"
said he.
' Hundred yen ?" aaid they,
* Yes, easily.   A thousand yen," replied
he.
They look to each other in the face with
snapping eye.
Well, well I A thousand yen," they
said, " You must remain, while we shall
run to witness." And they start, laughing
nnd talking at the foolishness of the old
man.
Odd 1 Whon they reach, lhe burning
bouse was truly his house. They are disappointed very much, and frightened at his
t.
And he received the thousand yen from
them as they promised, and wero admired
very much.
The Daimyo, hearing it, surprised great*
ly and gave him more yen, and the name
tvcizenkiohi, whioh moans a well-snuffing
nose, for honor.
Some daya after lho Daimyo, having been
stealed from a noble, a very old nword, the
cost of which mi-Jit be a million yen, summoned Kazenkichi and commanded him to
sourch it by his smelling power.
At this Kazenkichi became very anxiety,
because alt that he passed was a lye. He
thought that if he say he cannot find it hie
pretension might be knew and he would bo
killed.
When the night came he determined to
flee away and drownd his sorrow. Now ha
oame near a river and walked in thick b-ieh
when he heard two robbers whispering to
eaoh other.
He listened carefully.
Oh 1 Bless Ood I They were that very
robbers.
They were aaying that, "There Is a man
called Kazenkichi, and ho can find anything
by snuffing Its odor.
"If wo still have this sword wa wi'l ba
smelled, doubtless, and caught as prisoners
very soon.
"We had better throw ths sword inio
the river and rnn away in some directions.1
And lhey threw it into that river,
Kazenkichi seeing this state, returned
home in happy.
��� * ��� t e
The next morning hn told thn Daimyo
tint ho smell tho sword very woak, It most
be under Home water.
Then ho go with Daimyo and many other
to tho river.
"Hore���here are an odor," lie cry, finger-
im/ at the river,
"No, here is most strong odor," ho say
quickly after, and thus he found the
sword.
Ho got also very largo money aa fee, and
were admired and respected by every man
at that age.
Tiio Daimyo asked for curionaness how
he got so sensible nose; thou he assure!
that he received it from God.
Next day, when all were sitting admiring his art, he began to wept in a moat
sortcwfnl tono suddenly.
They asked why he weptcd so mournfully.
"Cod deprived by smelling air, I can
not smoll again somo moro. Alas ! what cau
I do?"
All, hearing this, becamo sail and disappointed.
Yet ho iivod with a perpetual revet
afterwards, and whon ho die, many pil-
Srimtcomo to honor the tomb, and thus
ho received the better honor even than fine
skin of animal,-���[Worthington'a Magazine.
3
v
Preliminary Economy.
Coalman���Well, no, young n.an, we've
got coal down as low as wo cm afford to sell
it. 1 can't let you havo it any cheaper.
You must learn to economic ou the use of
it.
Customer���We couldn't on that last ton,
sir. You had economized too much on it
beforo you tent it around, THE WEEKLY NEWS, APRIL 18, 1894.
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Hunter  a  Candidate.
Announcement to the Electors:
The undt-rsigned will be a candidate
for the District of Comox at  the  forth-
coming Provincial election.
Joseph Hunter.
The bottom'has dropped out of the
dark lantern parly. It may flounder a-
bout a little, but it is deserving of quite
as much pity as censure.
No wonder that K. 1'. Rithet didn't
like the idea of his name being kicked
thriiuf-h the district like a foot-ball. It
isn't a very edifying spectacle.
There appear to be some people whe
don't understand the difference between
lumest directness ancl abuse. Let us illustrate. To call a good man bad names
is abuse, but lo show up a candidate in
bis true colors is a public duly. To tell
the truth is nol abuse.
As there are some who seem to think
that lhe Creech, ".Shorty" & Casey party
areata great disadvantage because it
lias no newspaper through w Inch io make
its policy known, if indeed il has any beyond g^umy office, we desire to say that
the said party has applied for and can
have any reasonable space, at the usual
commercial rates; the only conditions im
posed being that nothing will be inserted
either libelous or scandalous; that all articles shall be duly signed or marked in
some way so as not to appear as the utterance ofthe paper, and paid for in spot
cash.
About   Ourselves.
Wc hear it said that we ouyht to take
no sides in the political contest, and that
we are pledged to be independant. So
far as the pledge goes wc have said noth
ing about the matter except in our s.ilu.
latory in which we declared it lo be our
purpose to give the j^overmnent an independent support, That wc have done
and arc slill doing. We are not for thc
government blindly, or through thick and
���-bin, as it is sometimes phrased; but so
far as we think it does rij-lit. We are
for Hunter because we think lie will be
the mosi useful member wc could possibly get, and because he i*> head and should
ers above any man yet named for the
lV*ce, in cliaractei and influence. I'd be
neutral, neither one tiling or another- is
a part we have no disposition lo play. If
wc are to dist uss public affairs wc must
necessarily treat upon the important ques
ttons of ilic day, and if we are to consider the best interests of the district and be
true to them, we must consider the fitness
of candidates for the office of re p re tentative. In -nhcr words if we are to be a
force for yood in this community, we
musi speak out boldly in politics and demand honest methods and insist upon
candidates of high character. We shall
in politics do what ive deem to be right
and for the best interests of the people
among whom we dwell, and no threats of
being boycotted will avail to turn us a-
side Irom the course we deem proper to
take.
A  Strange Institution.
The Canada Western is a strange institution, having strange ways, and doing
strange things. Last year it made strange
t-iurvcys between Comox Hay and Duluth
very much resembling in form an apple
paring as it lulls upon the ground, After
the surveys were completed it strangely
withheld from the men pay for the last
month's service before their discharge;
and its management strangely left Victoria, strangely forgetful of the just claims
of lheir wa*. her worn en. This year this
same institution suddenly drops down
out of a clear sky into the Comox valley,
and announces as its strange mission lhe
election of.i member for this district to
serve in the next Provincial legislature.
It proclaims ������Shorty" as its cindidate
and the Moses, if elected, who will lead
the railway past every man's door, aud
make a townsite of every man's fa1 in,
In some strange way ihe track is to be
conducted across the Gulf of Georgia
and made to pierce mountain ranges until it emerges, smiling like an athlete, upon the table lands of the Northwest. The
candidate, it must be said, measured by
his distinguished characteristics is not un
fitted for the strange task assigned bun.
He makes an almost ideal Moses, and
wc may expect great things of him. While
we cannot aid his political pi (-tensions,we
shall be very glad to award him credit
for any triumphs he may achieve as a
railway magnate. It may be that nature
designed liim for just such an undertaking, and after perfecting bun broke the
mould; so thai if he falls there will be no
one to take his place. It would be best
therefore that he should carefully, guard
bis health and strength, so that Comox
shall not loose his strancly valuable services by any preventable mishap.
Give  Usa Manly Opposition.
Wc understand there is a gentleman
up bete from Nanaimo to urge the bring
ing out of a straight Opposition candidate
Well, there would be some sense in such
a movement. We like an open manly op
ponent. So long as government is by
party, so long will :l be best to have two
parties in thc country whose branches
hhall extend to, and make themselves
felt in every district. Hut the present
iinnflcsciipt affair run by Shorty, Creech
and Casev is practically a craft sailing
under false colors. As such, those gentlemen who believe in straight foi ward
dealing should cease to have anything
further to do with it. The only government candidate now in the field is Mr.
Hunter, wbo has done well by the district during the last four years. If there
is any other candidate to be supported
let it be an out and out Oppositionist,
and one, who, if elected, will be a credit
to the district. Such a contest we should
welcome. Railroads should not be considered in the matter. The Canida Wes
tern is in the air, and while wc are satisfied that the Esquimalt and Nanaimo
will be extended, wc do not ask votes for
Mr. Hunter on that ground, but on the
record which he has already made.
Notice
List of names ot persons dropped from
register of voters Comox Electoral District at Scruting held at Union on Friday, April 6th 1894, by W. 11. Anderson
collector, with the aid of Walter Harvey
and Geo. Clinton Esqrircs.
No.
Name. Profession
Dropped from Hat.
i Anthony   David��� Miner
2 Booth       James���   Blacksmith
3 Christie    James���   Clergyman
4 Coates     John Abteson��� Farmer
5 Fraser      Alexander-   Clergyman
6 Ferguson John��� Lumberman
7 Gage        Walter���  Farmer
8 Grieve      Thomas Win ���  Farmer
9 Harrigan  Andrew���       Fanner
to Henderson Kenneth��� Laborer
11 Hill Lewis A.��� Clerk
12 Hunter     Wm. Bailie��� Miner
13 Hodson    Kichard H.���   do
14 Knox        Joseph���     Farmer
15 Langtry    Harry���       Labrourer
tfi McLean   Peter--       Miller
17 McNeil     Stephen���   Miner
18 McDonald James���    Linger
19 McMurray Frank���       do
20 Martin     Charles���   Hotel Keepet
21 Murdock  John��� ?
22 Murray      David--   Labourer
23 Nicholls    J. V.���      Miner
24 Kibeiro     Juan F.���    Labourer
25 Ross Duncan���   Teacher
26 Rov John���        Miner
27 Sargent    Jonah-       Brakesman
28 Sutherland James���   Teacher
29 Stevens    Matthew lames��� Parson
30 Throup   Curmanuel���       ?
31 Tantrum Thomas���     Miner
32 Vickcrs   John��� do
33 Young    James Wm.��� Physician
TrunHferreil to t-lliur /JmirlutH-   to where
1 Casey Lewis, Logger���Victoria, City
2 Grove Wm  II,   ?   ���       do       do
3 Guillod  Harry, Ind. Agt    Cow. & Al.
4 Gladding Charles, Butcher--Vic. City
5 Hawksby William, Labourer��� do do
6 Heatherbeil William, Mason-do do
7 Honey man John l.,?   ���    Na. city
8 Mitchell Charles F.       ?     - do do
9 Nunns Fred. Lloyd       ?   ��� Vic. do
10 Wilcox Kobt. Ralph, Clerk���Na. City
11 Carscaddcn Robert, Teacher���Van C
W. B. Anderson
Coniox, B. C. Collector
April 12th 1894
Men nntl flour*.        *-**��^.
A man named Conn went hunting for
bear near Creode, Colo., the othor tkiy,
Hu wanted to do a littio killing just for
fun. Presently ho Htirred np a nhu bear
with two cubs, and ho bauged away at
the cubs, wounding both. The mother
redonted this boihtt-rous hnmor antl
chased Mr. Conn up a treo and dallied
with him awhile herself. Mr. Conn wna
hurried by hU frionda next day. a victim
of hifl own HUperexnhorant lust for fun.
Tho bear is a peaceable, iuofft-nsive
creature. It seekti a home remote from
the haunt* of humanity. It certainly
seems to hove tome rif-'hta which mankind ithimhl respect. Wo have no sympathy with jK-ople who mako u practice
of wing about slaughtering game in cold
blood merely "for the fim of the thing.*
If man is bo inhuman as not to eusct
and conserve laws for the protection of
tho bear, we certainly shall applaud the
beat for protecting itself.���Chicago B#��
opl
Union Saw Mill
LUMBER
All Kinds of Rough and
Dressed lumber always on
hand and delivered at short no
tice.
MOULDINGS.
Also all kinds of sawn and
split shingles and dressed pine
and cedar.
STUMPING.
Stumping done at reasonable
rates by our Giant -Stumper.
WOOD.
Coal, brick and lime on
hand and delivered at short
notice.
R. Grant & L. Mounce, Proprs.
Society    Cards
LO. O, F., No .11
Union Lodge, I, 0. O. F., meets every
Friday uight at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren cordially invited to attend.
Win. Wright, R. S.
Hiram Looge No 14 A.F .& A.M..B.C.R.
Conrteuay B.C.
Lodge meets on every Saturday on or
before the full of the moon
Visitiny Brothers cordially requested
to attend.
R. S. McConnell,
Secretary.
K. of P.
Comox Lodjje No 5, K. of P., meets
every Saturday, after the new and full
moon,at 8 p. m. at Castle Hall, Comox.
Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.
John Band
K. R.S.
C. 0. 0. F.
Loyal Sunbeam Lodge No. too, C. 0
O. F. meet in the old North Comox-
school house every second Monday at 8
p. m Visiting brethren cordially invited
tn attend.
J. B. Bennett, Sec.
H A Simpson
Barrister   and  Solicitor.   Office in  2nd
flat, Green's Block,  Nanaimo,   B. C
Will he in Union every Wednesday and
Courtenay on Thursday.
Nanaimo Cigar Hactory.
Philip Gable, Proprietor.
aaton street ��� Nanaimo B. 0.
B
Manufactures   thc    finest   cig'.ircs,
employing none but white labor.
Why purcha-c inferior foreign cigars,
when you can obtain a sui'KRloit ART1-
CLE for the same money?
vVARNING
All piTsons driving over the wharf
or bridges iu Comox district (tate;
th'ti-i a walk, will he prosecuted accord
ny to law.
S. Creech
Gov. Agont.
McKenzie & Smith,
oonynox b. o,
Conduct a General
Teaming and Livery Business
The -Ureal; Hudj-tn li tho mnst ���won<kri*\il
-IfHcovcryortheHf-e. I&do'Bt'dby Eclemitlunieii
iftfiimjoiindAmeilca. Hudyab, purtlj-vefje-
* table* Stops
Premati n*n- ts
(���fllicil Bclm -*o
11120 d*.)*!-*, cur-, a
Lost
Manhood
.Constipation,!
!l*iziim*N!,FR)l-
IlllR 84*11 tHtlOIIN;'
-atrengtlir-uiSjti--**
vlffortitea ami
nwoin tones 1I10 entiro ayatem, after
fii-'Iynii cores Debility, Norvonmc fl.Einlffilonii,
na-l *l'*vi li'ivn nmi rentnres weak (irglli*'. Pain*
in t!i*j Utik.lost-oaliyiliiy 01 nlR-htare --topped
qUIckly, Over 2,000 private endornomenta.
PrGutntiiruiifM means impotenry lu the fliBt
*-*( �����*�����.   It can be .stopped lu 20 dr-ty** by thc uk of
Th-i ni**** discovery wns made by the Special-
I'ttofttictilil fniniiiiH liu-JBi-n Mudlunl Iui-tl-
ittt��*.   It in tlmiirniiurnt vlialiircr made. Itia
vsrypo-vt'ifiil, but bimnlen*). Bold for 11.90 a
nac-ltaKt-or 6 packages fur f.M-0 (plain sealed
boxes).  WrltteiiBiiarant��eglvenfnraeaHi.  If
you buy six boxea and are hot entirely cured,
alt ����!*"��� will boa-nit to yoii free of all charges
fiend for circulars and teaUmnniala.  Addi-en
HUDSON MEDICAL INBT1TUTK,
toaa Mvktt at, tan Fr��wis����,oai
Riverside Hotel
Courtenay B C
J. J, Grant, Proprietor
The Hotel is one of the best equipped
on the Pacific Coast, and is situated at
the mouth of the Courtenay River, between Union and the large farming settlement of Comox.
Trent aie plentiful in the river, nnd
lirge game abounds in the neighborhood
The Bar connected with ihc hotel is
ktpt well supplied  with the best wines
and liquors.   Stage  connects   with  all
Steamers.   Terms moderate
CumljerlaLil Eotel.
Union,. B C.
The finest hotel building
Fixtures aud liar
North of Victoria,
And the best kept house.
Spacious Billiard Room
and new
Billard and Pool Tables,
Best of Wines and Liquors.
Ilruce & McDonald, I'roprs.
Wood k Miller
UNION, B. C.
Having Added to their Own
the
Splendid Livery Outfit.
of R. Grant and Co
Are Prepared to furnish  Sty-
ish  Rigsat  Reasonable Rates
Give them a call.
Robert J. Wenborn.
Machine Work", Nanaimo.
Dealer in Bicycles. Ajjent for Brm.t-
fonl Hicjclc Co., H. 1'. Davis of Toronto
English Wheels, Beaston, Hunlbcr,
Kudye. New Howe and Whitworth. Will
sell on installment plan or bin discount
for cash. 1'arts supplied ��� Repairing a
Specialty.
Esquimalt and Nanaimo Ry.
Steamer Join
J. E. BUTLER,  MASTER.
On and after Mar. 22nd, 1893
The Stenm-T JOAN will snil as follows
CALLING AT WAY POUTS aa piusengora
ami froliilu ill.,)' onVr
Leave Victoria, Tuesday, 7 H. in.
" Nanaimo for Comox, rV*eiliiosdny, 7 a. ni
Loavo Comox for Nulinlllio,       Kri Invh. 7 u.m
'      Nanaimo tor Victoria    Bnturduy, 7 a.m
For freight or state rooms apply on
board, or at the Company's ticket ollice,
Victoria Station, Store street.
Esquimalt & Nanaimo R'y.
Time  Table   No.   17,
To take effect at 8.00 a. m. on Friday
September 30th. 18913. Trains mn
on Pacific Standard Time.
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On Saturdays and Sundays
Return Tickets will be iwiuod botwoon all
potvts for (ifnro and a quarter, good for return not later than Monday.
Return Tickfts for enn anl a half ordinary
faro may bo purchased daily to all points,
good for Novcn <Uyn, Including day of Ist-no,
No Roturn Tickets Issued for a fare and a
quarter whero tho single faro Is twenty-five
cents.
Through rates butw��on Victoria and Conio*.
A. DUNSMUIR, JOSEPH HUNTKR.
Prealdent, Oeol Supt.
U.K. PRIOR.
Gsn. freight aud Passenger A|t
COURTENAY HOUSE,
co**J*:RTE:t*7jrs.-!r, B.C.
[The leading; hotel in Comox district,.
'-'-New and handsomely furnished,
excellent hunting: ond fishing close
to town. Tourists cnii depend on
first-class accommodation. Reasonable rates. Bar supplied with the
choicest liquors and cigars
R. Graham, Propr.
C. H. Beevor-Potts
Solicitor, Notary Public. Conveys nr ing
in mil ils branches. Office Comer-
.ciiil St, Nanaimo.
Yarwood & Young,
Hamsters, So'lcltore, &C. Office Cor.
Baston and Commercial St., Nanaimo, 11. C.
HILBERT&SON
Funeral Directors and Emiiakmers
Graduates of Ihu Orl'intat. Eureka,
and United Stuti-a Collcgps of Km-
b'-lniii.g v
Nanaimn, IJ. C.
The Nanaimo Pharmacy
Nanaimo B. 0.
\V. E. Mc Cartney Chemist,
Manager.
Pure DruRs Chfiniuals and  Patent
Mf-iliciiifs.
Physfcans Prosclptions and allordora filld
with care and da-patch. 1*. O. bo** IS
Wm Mathewson.
will deliver daily at
UNION
and during warm weather twice a day
Pure Milk from His  Ranch
And also will deliver tt> his custome
daily  Fresh  Eg       Butler,  Vegetables.
Poultry, etc.
Farmers having above for sale or delivery should consult him.
Passengers carried to and from Union.
McKenzie
���and ���
McDonald
Courtenay, B. C.
General Blacksmithing
and Horse Shoeing.
Loggers' Work a Specialty.
UNION Bakery
UNION, B.O.
Best of Bread,  Cakes  and
Pies always  on hand.
The Bread Cart will   be  at
Courtenay and Comox  Tuesdays and Fridays.
Adderton & Rowbotham, Prop
Nanaimo   Saw  Mill
��� and.__���
Sash and Door Factory
A Hnilant, Prop. Mill St., PO Hoi 35, Tel. II)
Nanaimo IJ. C.
A complete stock of Rough and Dressed
Lumber always on hand; also Shingles,
Laths, Pickets, Doors, Windows and
Blinds, Moulding, Scroll sawing, Turning
und all kinds of wood finishing furnished
Cedar,     White   Pine,     Rcdwocd.
All orders accompanied withCASH prompt
ly and carefully attended to.
Steamer itstcll
Harbor and outside towing done a* reason
able rates.
All Kinds of
Fresh Meat, Hams and Bacon
and
All Kinds of Vegetables  and
Farmers Produce,
Orders from surrounding coun
try promptly filled.
A. C. Fulton, Prop.
G B Leighton
At the Bay, Oomox, B. 0.
Blacksmithing an    Repairing
cf all kinds
Carriage Work and' Horseshoeing a specialty
189+
^Spring Openiflg;
Thursday, Friday *& Saturday, Mar. 15, 16, i7
Pattern Hats and Bonnets from Paris, Lon
don, New Ycrk, San Francisco, and all the
Latest Novelties in Millinery Goods	
YOUR INSPECTION INVITED.
Sloan & Scott, Nanaimo, B. C.
r, ,    ,-, I    T T        I f ''C'il 1'"rl'1 n'   Nui'lillo.
Baynes bound Harbour-.   ^"Opposite camns Ranch.
t_     ,lle l"'gest vessels ran float.
The Marriage of Iron and Coal will here result in
EXTENSITE   IROIST    -WORKS-
The great Kings highway between Nanaimo and Courtenay
will pass through here and also the extension of the  Esquimalt
and Nanaimo Railway.
Lots  will NOW be sold on Easy Terms      ���***-**��� Title perfect.
G   F. Drabble, sole agent,
Comox B. C.
J"- ABRAMS
Union Clothing Store
Union, -B.  C.
Have Just received a fine Assortment of English Worsteds for
Suitings.    Also Keep Ready Made Clothing, Hats. Shoes and
GENTS FURNISHINGS.
"*-*���-, The Tailoring Department is in charge of D. McLeod,
which is a guarantee of perfectly fitting garments and the best
of workmanship.
MCQUILLAN & GUL^aCOE/B
COURTENAY, B.C.
Having bought out the Stage, Team ancl Livery Outfit of
John W. Fraser will continue the business at the old stand
USfe.    We have also purchased a carload of Lake coal and wil
deliver it at a reasonable figure.
Orders may be left at the news' Office.
For Sale.
My farm of 113 acres, with coal right,
also stork anil farm implements.
James Clark.
Comox, B.C.
R. B. Anderson,
Practical  Watchmaker
Worker in Light Metals  and
Gunsmithing and  Tin   Work
Dingwall Building.
Oo*-*ox, B. 0.
Wedding and other rings made to order.
Rams for Sale.
For SALE two   no young Rams ( Soulh
Downs).
Apply to
(Ieo. Howe,
Comox, B. C.
Famous Clydesdale Stallion
Norman McLeod III
Will stand this season as usual in the Settlement.
For particulars, enquire at
the News office or of R. Grai.t
at Union.
7. D. McLean
Jeweler, Bookseller
and Dealer in
Organs, Pianos, Music
Stationery,   and  Notions oi all kinds.
Uniop   Mines, B C.
Eureka  Bottling Works,
DAVID JONES, PROPRIETOR,
         MANUFACTUKER OF        	
SODA   WATER,   LEMONADE,   GINGER   ALE,
Sarsaparalla and Champagne Cider, Iron Phosphates, Syrups
Bottler of Different Brands of Ltger Beer Steam Beer and Porter
Agent for Union Brewery Company.
"��*"***   Keg Beer sold for cash only.   "*s**|
Courtenay B.  C.
F. A. Anley
Butchsr,  Comox and Union Mines.
Dealer in Choice, Beef, Mutton,
Lamb, Veal, Pork, Hams, Bacon, Corned Beef, Tongues &c.
And all kinds of vegetables always on hand and delivered.
Sausages a .Specialty.
Poultry and game in season.   Families, Hotels, and Ship*
supplied at shortest notice.

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