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NO. iS3*        UNION, COMOX DISTRICT,  B. C, TUESDAY, OCT. i5l 1895.      $2.00 PER YEAR
Gash!  Gash!
I   WILL   NOT   BE   UNDERSOLD.
Bur cannot ski.i. coons at cost on crediti consuquently
ON AND AFTER Al'KII. Ist 1  Wtl.l. 1)0 BUSINESS ON THE   CASH
SYSTEM, AND MV PRICES  ARE:
BED   MO���M.
��?*No Skimping in Weights and Measures"*!*" at the
TJl^CBElK/LA.lSrD     STORE.
JAMES McKIM, Union,B.C.Mar.2o,i895.
ICE   CREAM   PABLOBS
-== Union, B,H^-
Soda Water, Candies, Stationery and Books.
IFIRUrr A. SPECIALTY.
TOBACCOS
I       imported and Domestic Cigars    Briar and Meerschaum Goods.
The Above Stores Adjoin, Wh.ero Everything ofthe Best in their Respective
lines will be found.
A. IV. Mclntyre Prop.
BLOEE
Wall Paper
ancl
Paint Store
PAINTERS
��� AND ���
PAPER
HANGERS
All   orders promptly attended  to.
Tinting and
Kalsomlning
A   Specialty-
Old Drug Store.
Union,  B-. C.
OOMOX     SAW     MILL
Courtenay,   B. C.
Rough ancl Dressed Lumber.
All orders promptly executed.
JJ~iGIJJ1I.Ja.~1���    BROS.
Fall   Neckwear
in all the Latest Styles
Fall   Shirts
in  Endlese Variety
Fall   Suiting
in all the  Newest  Styles
LAWSON �����    CO.,   DUNNE   BLOCK.
Tailors and Gents Furnishers
CUMBERLAND   CLUB
UNION, ��. C.
J. BRUCE, PRES.
W. S. DICKSON, SEC'y & TREAS.
CLUB   HOUSE
OPEN FROM 6 A. M. TO 2 A. M.
FOR MEMBERS ONLY.
Annual   Celebration
Union Lodge, No 11, I 0  O
will celebrate  their sixth anniversi-
ty with a
SOCIAL aqd
SUPPER
on Thursday the 17th of Oct.
At  Odd   Fellows    Hall
AU visiting   brother*)   cordially invited.
LITEST TOM.
SENSATIONAL PUBLICATION
The publication of a pamplet, concerning
tlio mkhion to the United States in 1331 92
by Lord cJaisUille Wftst, K.C.M.CJ.who was
British Mil-inter to Washington for the period named, haa cau*ed quite a senaation. It
purports to lie an explanation of Ctevc-lnnd'H
action un the eve < of the i-lcotion in 1S8S
when he bent Sir Lionel liis pa&sporta because the latter had written a lotter commenting nn tbeeloution. The publication in
more iemail.ablo for the freedom of its
(-.trictnrea upnn American public men and
Mr. Bayard in particular.
GTJN ACCIDENT
Nanaimo, Oct. 12.��� A boy named Young
had right hand shattered by guu Thursday
morning.
A SUCCESS
The Wostminater Fair opened Wednesday
and ia a big success. In the bicycle racus
the Provincial riders were out-clissed by
Sound men. A. Deeming was 2nd in half
mile open and one mile open, ln three
miles ���!, Dimming and Barker, too, were
severely handicapped but the former was
second in two mile open.
MEDICO FINED
Nasa-mo, Oct. 12���Dr. Drydsale who
acta as Dr. iMcKechoie'a assistant was lined
$25 in the Police court, Thursday, for uot
being registered. It is understood tiie ac*
tion was taken by Medical Council.
MINE   ACCIDENT
A landslide occurred in Cariboo mines,
Thuridty, soriously injuring six men.
WM. FALD1NG DROWNED
A hunter, named Wm. Falding, on board
sealer Agues McDonald, foil overboard during ita run home aud was drowned.
BOAULET   ITEVEI
Fourteen cases of t-eailet fever are reported Irom Victoria.
AID FOB THE CHILCAT
Capt. McAllep goes up ou Williapa whioh
touched at Nanaimo Friday with centrifugal pumps to release Cbilcat from the rocks.
ENGLISH CAPITAL
Hon. D, W, Higgins of Victoria returned
from Alberni, Thursday, and expressed himself perfectly satisfied  with   the   outlook.
Representatives of English capitalists arc
examining the Golden Eagle with a vio.v to
purchase,
SERIOUS   CHARGE
Six twenty dollar bills nnd onc fifty
dollar bill���money just received for road
work, ancl which mostly belongs to ihe
men under bim, is claimed to have 'leen
stolen from the house of Frank Cunltffe,
a well known up the settlement rancher
on Saturday morning last. Mr. Cunlifie
hns sworn out a warrant for the arrest of
his son in-law, Eugene Dwyfir, who left
on the Joan Saturday afternoon. In an*
swerj to a telegram sent by Offier Hutch
ison, a dispatch has been received from
Chief Stewart of Nanaimo, saving he arrested a person arriving on the Joan answering to the discription but who called
himself Joseph Mclntrye-
A later dispatch snys:���Dwyre identified���bad in his possession, one fifty, four
twenties, one ten dollar, in bills, and two
fives in gold.
Me will he sent up here on Wednesday.
UNION SHIPPING
The. Sm Mateo left on the 9th for Los
Angelas with 4,440 tons of coal.
Thc Daisy and sow left on loth for
Victoria with 174 tons of coal.
Tug Mischief took in t> tons of wash
nut coal on its way north on the 10th.
The Capilano called on the lith for St;
tons of coal���going north.
The Danube stopped on the 13th on
her way north, taking 120 tons of coal.
The Thistle left on the 14th with 60
tons of coal.
The Tepic took 400 tons of coal over to
the C. V. K., Vancouver.
The Minneola will arrive on Wednesday. Thc Costa Rica and Richard III
are both due.
The Joan brought over 60 tons of machinery for the washer on Saturday.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
The committee of ladies who collected
a nice little sum which was presented to
Rev. 1). Mclntyre with an appreciative
address, previous to his departure desire
to express their thanks to those who kind
Jy assisted them with thoir contributions,
foofe
B1I1UL MBR0HANT8 AM BUTCHERS
TJIN IOrsT & COTJE/TBlSr JlWT
Choicest Meats, Fresh Eggs ancl Vegetables
A full line of Staple and Fancy Groceries.
Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes, etc., etc., etc
WHARF   NOTES
Coru-MKmclciice
The San Mateo was the only vessel of
large size loaded last week.
The Joan made an extra trip to Vancouver on Thursday and got back Friday
night with 60 tons of machinery for the
washer. She left again Saturday at 5 p.
m. on her return trip to Victoria with a
large passenger list.
The. Coquitlam called on Sunday morn
ing on her way 10 Haddington Island
fur stone.
The Danube���Capt. Meyers- -also left
shortly afterwords, bound north to Sitka.
Among her passengers, she had a num
ber o( toney Siwashes, in light Chesterfield overcoats, and cigar holders. No
doubt when they reach their native ranch
eries they will be glad to throw aside the
garments of an eft'ete civilization, to loaf
around in blanket, togas, and revel in
rotten salmon roc.
On Monday the Thistle touched for
coal, on her way to Queen Charlotte Halibut hanks.
The Tepic with scows is loading wash
coal for Vancouver.
Why it should be so I don't pretend to
know, but there is a directness of speech,
forcibility of expression, connected with
lhe bull-whackers and tracklayers:baupa
lions ihat has no uncertain souhd. rI
heard one uf those Mantaleins 6w�� off
a volley of lucid expletives thrfvuifher
morning and on looking around found
lhe track gang putting in the side track
10 the new wharf. Two or three days will
see it fmished.
McGinty (the engine, not the watchmaker ) is here handling coal cars in
place of No. 1. which came to grief up
the track Saturday night.
Stewart's road gang is at work between
here and Trent river.
Messrs Hunter and Piercv have a contract from Cunningham & Co for stone
quarrying and embankment work for the
coke ovens.
FltOM   COMOX
What they say they know:
That Harry Martin left on a trip to
Snohomish.
That Dave Jones got bushed -he other
night.
That Harry King, the hunter, has left
for home.
That the "Traveling Dairy" will show
on Thursday at Courienay.
That 60c. on the dollar is big profit.
That the fishing season goes out on
the 15th.
That the Royal Authur was tn the Bay
two days this week.
That there weie lots of kicking over the
baby ahow.
That a sport had to get out of a farmer's field pretty lively.
Thai Cheney is selling the do do stock
of Kemps.
That Nigger bottom is looking up; so
Is Alex, looking out.
That Sam Cliffe's youngest grand baby
is a tine one.
IN POLICE COUHT
Peter Mauer was up before our rotund
magistrate Oct. oth for wrapping his
tongue around some very objectionable
language and then hurling them as with
a sling into his wife's teeth. K*or this he
was mulct $10 and costs whicli he very
properly paid.
Two Japs were up on the 9th, one for
assault and baiterv, and the other thc accuser. They were both found guilty and
jointly charged with the costs.
FOE BEST MILK COW
The Hunter prize for the best milk count the Comox itxhibttion was awarded A.
Urquhart, H. C. McQuillan being a good
second,
.mmense
INTRODUCTORY
AT
STEVESON &. CO'S.
CASH DRY GOODS
J.DOYLE
L_.   Manager
UNION, B. 0.
Opposite Ktlpatplck's Livery.
I have un unlimited supply
of money for loans on the security of farming property at
low rates of interest. Loans
put through expeditiously.
Mortgages purchased. Insurance effected.
MARCUS WOLFE
Nanaimo, B. C
P, 0. Drawer 17
Investment security  Savings Co.
ol TORONTO
Advances   money for Building.
Manager for Nanaimo,  Wellington
and   Cumberland.
R L LEIGH-SPENCER
Head office, Commercial Street Na*
naimo, 11. C.
Miss Leigh-Spencer visits Union from
tliis date on everv boat succeeding payday, for collecting dues, and advancing
the Company's hnsmess. Parlies call at
Cumberland Club
Directors Meeting following Thursday
evening at 7.30.
Fire,   Lifo,   Accidont   Insurance,
Real Estate
illipeyy
Mrs. J. S, Kendell has received her
ncw consignment of Fancy Birds and
Wings, and ����� w .
flats
in fashionable shapes and colors. She has
also a lot of nicely ready, trimmed hals,
and a complete line of ribbons, ancl will
aim to do a cash business ancl compete
with eastern houses in the matter of both
styles and prices.
I ^v^^^|
for im una &abdh.
8easotiabl3 Notes  of Interest to
Agriculture.
CANADA'S OKIE? INDUSTM.
AGRICUI/TURE.
Tlio sewage oi our cities -should not
bo wasted. Properly handled, it could
be made to transform thousands ol
acres ol now comparatively wortli-
Lg��B laud into the richest of cultivated soil, The garbage of these
cities is rich in nitrogen! and Bhould
l>o put upon the land Instead ui having costly furnaces imiit lu whleh
to. burn it.
Ho often the side branches ol farm
work lail to pay because carried on
negligently, a dozen Ulves 01 bees
should bring tlie former as much
revenue us a ten acre wheat Held. The
return the euro ol liis chickens would
bring is underrated, and eveu the children are nut trained to a proper Interest iu them.
When a piue forest is cleared oaks
at ouce spring up iu their place, and
vice versa; aud when a gap occurs
in a hedge it is useless tu -attempt to
refill it with, a plaut ol the . same
species, hut some other kind must be
used. In tlie theory ol rotation of
cropa tlie larmor only follows nature.
Tli.'y boast that the States feeds the
world, but it does nut by any means.
Tliey import farm products to the
amount ot fifty million dollars. There
are brought in more or less of all
the grains ; many horses and mules,
eggs, cheese, butter and condensed
milk; potatoes by tlie thousands of
bushels. Let us hope there will be
a change some day.
Let a neighborhood of farmers burn
over their wheat stubble iu such :
seasons as that pest, the Hessian
fly, Is most troublesome. Then sow
some quickly growing crop, and
plough under in the fail. One field
not burned will liarbor enough Hies to
supply  afresh  a  whole  township.
No farm was ever yet made to do
itu best. Grumbling over unsatisfactory results is useless and sinful, for
a bad state of things need not be in
irdinary circumstances. The prudent
and skillful farmer will make it pay,
���and his chance for a competence is
double that ol his city cousin. This
Is true, whatever the world thinks.
After all, liand-ple&lng la lighter nnd
better work than carrying the can of
poisoned water when -we would de**
stroy the Colorado beetle. By spending a few hours of two or three days
during the first week after the vines
appear nil the old beetles can be gathered off n patch, and there will be
but lew young onea to follow.
ProoC I" accumulating that it, was
only a revolution of methods which
was needed in Xew England    to reclaim her depopulated lands.    There
is in that region ample room for special crops, for admirable ranges, und
the forests can be    replanted    with
profit.    Our country has no cultivable
area that can not bo used, nor that
will not bo when we arc: driven.
SWINE.
"Barley sends  out    a    strong,  juicy
' btudc) which makes it a prime favorite lur  early pasture for  tho   sows
and pigs.    It is not profitable to over
stock any  pasture    with hogs    any ;
more than with other stock, lor they
should not approach the Winter ln a |
stunted condition.     Abovo all, it will I
.not pay  to feed them as Btock hogs
all the winter through.
The younger o pig is the less meal
it will take to put oa a pound of pork.
It is well to t-upplement the pasture :
with an abundant ration of chopped
grain, that they may be kept growing as fast ns possible. All grain
led them should be chopped or ground.
If possible, lu tlie pasture, give them
shade and  running water.
The demand for lean meat Is directly in the intero-st of the fanner, as it ;
is more profitabU to sell at moderate
weights than to make the hogs heavy.
The older a hog gets the more it
(osts to mako a pound of grain; It
costs twice us much at nine months
as at four. Therefore, sell at five .
or six.
Dry corn is too beating to be fed
to fattemng hogs in the summer time,
nud the digestive organs are not so
active ns ln cold weather. Either
givo food of a softer nature or soak
tlie corn. Brood sows will do better ua bran or outs; but all the herd
should have some addition to the
usual short pasture at this time of
the year.
A aure way tu weaken the constitution ui stucn is to breed fur a term oJ
yeara frum that which is Immature.
Tin* natural tendency among farmers
Is to do this v-i-y thing. Helling the
brood suwh because they art} Inclined
iu grow fat; but the Becond and third
vim*;* they wiil bring larger and
stronger litters.
if the HOWs ar-- well led during the
period uf Buckling a Bprlng litter of
pigs- they may as well be bred lor fall
litters, particularly if the owner has
nn aptness for caring ior growing pigs.
(Thus the better brood sows may be
kept doing duty tt) a good advantage.
Wga like green food as well as do
the calves aud colts, and the better
they are otherwise fed the better appetite they show for this green nibbling. Give the sows and piga a goud
ran uf tender pasture, and yuu nre in
a fair way to butter things in the Une
uf pork making.
If it be thought nut profitable to
keep over the late fall litt'erd of pigs,
they may be made ready fur roasting
at Gltrlstmaa time, and they will bring
good prices In nioet of our larger villages, as good as tlie shunts would
brUig in tlie spring. Peed tflwe
mothers well, that the pigs may be
:fat.
When disease puts lu an appearance
among the hogs in a community- do
nut disguise It, but let it be known,
that all hands may take precautions
against its spread. Ever l>e on the
alert for cholera, for it oftentimes gets
Into one's herd before he is aware It
Is in the community.
DAIRY.
Do not put sweet and sour and every
, other kind of cream together wheu
you go to ripen it. If it must l>e held
over to have sufiicient for a churning
the next day, let it be kept us sweet
as possible until the next cream
comes from the separator, and rlp&n
,iu together.
It i.s nut always the housewife's
fault that creamery butter cau outstrip lier in prices. It may be in the
���selection of thu cows, in the quarters
and care given them, In tho way the
milking is done, or in tho place which
Is provided for keeping the milk and
doing the churning.
Thousands of farmers nre keeping
cows which do not pay for their
keep, aad thousands more du nut keep
their cows so that there Is uny profit resulting Irom them. If It pays to
do anything well in auy line, It is
also true la regard tu butter making
oa  the farm.
It custs no more money to manufacture oleomargarine in winter thnn in
summer, whilo this Is not true of
winter dairying. In mauy localities
this unoipml competition has been
Stopped by legislation, und no longer
will organized capital be pushing the
honest, toiling dairyman ami tanner
to the wall.
Butter prices are likely to be
hlirher than fur years pnst because It
will cost something tu feed the cows.
The number of cows tu be milked is
already reduced by the short pasturage in many regions, even before
the usual end of the flush milking season.
It is nn essential tn economize with
tho work in the house and the dairy
as in the fields. Even though not
making dairying a specialty, if the
wife can have the proper eon v en i en ens
she Will make a, surplus of butter
which will lie a surprising help to
the income of the farm.
Neither atmospheric change nor the
quantity of electricity during thunder showers causes the milk to sour,
but the bacteria 'to whicli we now
attribute the souring of milk grow
and multiply best during the warm,
sultry period Immediately preceding
electrical storms.
ftix per cent, of the butter fat 1-
lost when it comes to the churning
If thc erenm Is permitted to become
too sour. Tlie fat Is not destroyed
in some mysterious way, but it simply
fails to come out of the buttermilk.
Truly, most of our losses come from
lack of care.
Bacteria, those microscopic forms
ol plant life which produce the ripening chancres in cream, not only grow
and Ineronsr- with alarming rapidity
but e<ich exudes minute drops of
acid, which is so pour that none of
the commercial acids can compare
with It.
The temnnrature of the churning
room should be a liltle colder than
that of the cream, that the butter
may not wnrm up and become greasy
nor wnxv. If the crenm Is rich, containing a third of butter fat.it enn
be churned at a temperature of ������">���"���
degrees, or but n little beyond thut.
POULTRY.
Ono reason why n hen which steals
away her nest Always hatches out
woll is that sho is not too rat, and
because every egg has the same vitality. ,
Fur a ready cnsh business you can-
not discount' the cow and the lien.
One variety of fowls Is sufficient lor i
the farm, and do your best to keep
that breed pure. In nny event, when
a first-class cockerel can be bought:
for $.1 or less It Is nn easy matter
to grado up the poultry.
The proper season for turkey Is 1
tbe late fall nnd winter. In spring
and summer the meat is no longer
Juicy nor ol good flavor: though
sometimes served nt that time, they
are much inferior to the winter bird
for a roast. Have yours fattened nt |
the right time.
Farm chickens which have the run
or the fleldH nro the healthiest nnd the
most profitable because they get such
a varictv of feed and Insects. Tliere
is too much which Is artificial about
the usual poultry yard, and only they
nre successful who recognize and remedy this na much n.s possible.
It la a question whother more poultry and eggs are not raised about
our cities and villages than upon tlie
farms, Tho farmer has one flock upon
bis large farm, while tho village lots
bold a. hundred. Some breeds are
suited to the one and some to the
other condition. Rome nre not satisfied nur greatly productive in confinement.
1'repare good, clean nonts in proper
places fnr your hens, and you will not
be troubled by the liens stealing a.way
to lay; let them be low and on a
level. In their roosting coop let there
be but 100 cubic feet of space to 10
hens, letting everything lend to their
health and comfort.
Tiie old theory Hint fat hens will
not Iny well will hardly hold good.
Stint them not in n suitable variety,
avoiding tno mueh corn. There are n
score i��f things which enter Into the
secret of procuring profit, and it will
be your fault, and not that uf th'**
hens, ii' proper returns nn: nut forthcoming.
In keeping hens in large numbers a.
cost for feeding of about $1 a. head
must be reckoned, beside the expense
for labor. Therefore, if the sale nl
eggs only  Is depended upnn, n  large
averi  production must be kept up.
In surce:..-'ul chicken farming we must
try  mi* both egga nnd yuung broilers.
A fowl which will lay IB dozen egffe
ln n sen-sun is considered well worth
keeping; Although a Pekin duck will
du this, most farmers lorget that snch
a thing as a duck exists. They rear
a great many young in a season, and
tliese mature in 11 weeks, sure tn
market at a good price.
PUTNAM'S CORN EXTRACTOR
Curea in twenty-four hours. This is
the testimony of tens of thousands
who have used it. Putnam's nets
speedily, wlthnut pain, and (removes
corns In twenty-four bourn.
A WIHTER IK  PARIS.
Mr. G. T. Fulford's Return From
tlie World's Gayest City,
FOR DO CENTURIES.
" What do you think of that ?'��� said
Mr. Taddell*. to bis wile, as the two
looked at nn Egyptian mummy.
"I think the gentleman must hnve
been pressed for time," replied Mrs,
Tad dells.
A Reporter's lo teres t tug Interview With
Him���Some Statistics aud Information
tit '.������tifl*1,l   \ itlilr.
(From tho Recorder, Brockville, Ont.)
Mr. t\. T. Fulfurd. who is understood
to have been doing big tilings in Paris
during the past winter and spring, introducing Dr. Williams' 1 ink Pills* has
reached homo with his family* and on
the evening of his arrival was Interviewed by a Recorder reporter, and
asAed to givo an account of himself.
" Wull," he said, ia reply to a question ou the status ol tho 1 ink Till
business in France, "ol course It isn't
altogether an easy matter to introduce a foreign article into a strange
market, but I don't think wo can complain of the progress made, and it is
gratifying tu report that snme, tit
least, of the Paris dneturs nro open
i to recognize n medicine of which the
intrinsic merits can bj demonstrated
to thum. Ouo ol the best or them ���
at Versailles, the i aris suburb where
the Kmperoro used tn keep their court
i���have given favorable testimony
through the press ot quito wonderful
cures through the use of Pink Fills in
liis practice; and thu Religieuscs, uu
Order of ^uns like the Misters oi Char-
: ity*, have also made au extensive use
of J'iuii FilU iu their charitable work,
aad given strong testimonials as to
their good effects."
" How do yuu find business all
round?"
" Pretty good. We have sold lu the
past twelve months a little over two
million, three hundred and sixty thousand buxes of i ill.*. I'ills."
"That is a pretty large order, isn't
it ?"
" It is the best twelve months' business yet. Look fur a minute at what
thu figures mean. Il all tho pills were
iurneu out iuto a heap, und a person
set lu count thum, working teu hours
a duy and six days a wee^, the job
would take���i have reckoned it���A
years, liJ days, li hours aud -I'd minutes, collating ai tlie rate oi" 100 a
minute. Ur, if you want further sta-
tistlcs, it is somewhat about two pills
a head lor the combined adult population of Uauuda, Limit Britain, Ireland and the United States, i don't
givo these figures to glorify the busi- j
ness, you will understand, but tu cu- i
ablo you to muko the facts tangible
u an ordinary reader."
"Does Great Britain do its share
in the business?-1 usked the reporter.
"Yes, 1 think wo have had a record there. The head of a leading
advertising agency lu London to
whom 1 showed my figures, lold me
that no business ot the kind had
ever reached the same dimensions lu
England fn as short a time; for I
though wc have ouly been working hi
Fngland two years, there art* but
two medicines there that have as
large a sale as Fink Pills, aud une
ol these Is over thirty years old,
while thc other has been at work ;
ai least half that time."
"How do you account for tho way
Pink Fills have 'jumped' the English
market then'.'"
"1 cannot attribute U In reasonable logic to anything but the merits ol the pills.
"Was everything lovely V" asked
the reporter, " or were there auy
crumpled rose-leaves iu tlio couch ?
"Can't grumble, except In oue way. ;
There's a certain amount of substitution In some retail stores, and there
is a man tn Manchester, England,
that I have had to prosecute on the
criminal  charge for   it."
"But what do the substltutors do :
���do they duplicate your formula un-
der some other name I"
"No, not a bit of it; that is the
worst feature of the fraud. No dealer
can possibly kuow what Is in Fink
Pills; and if ho did, he couldn't prepare them lu small quantities to sell
at a profit. Thoy are nut common
drugs, and by nn means cheap to ,
make. I suppose 1 have spent Irom
ten tu twelve thousand dollars, since ,
I took over the trade mark, in try- !
ing If the formula could bu improved,
and spent a share of it for nothing."
" What do you mean by ' for nothing T" \
"After I acquired the trademark
I saw that if tlio thing was to be
mado a success it was imperative
that I should have the best tonic
pill that could be gotten up. Consequently I obtained the advice aud
opinion of sumo of the most noted
men in mediclno in Montreal und .
New York���and expert advice ol
that sort Comes high. I made tho
changes In my formula suggested by
these medical scientists, and the favor
With Which the public has received
the medicine, demonstrates that it is
the most perfect blood builder aud
nerve tonic knuwn. However, I was
anxious to still further improve the
formula, ii that could bu done, ami
have since spent a great deal of
money witli that end ln view. On
going to London- two years ago, to
place i'ink Pills, I went into it
again, wiih tlio best medical men
tliere, ami as you know, the medical
expert Is not too friendly to proprietary medicines j and least of all to a
good one ; and I don't blame the doctors either. It Isn't good for their ,
business fi a man can get for fifty
cents medicine that will do him mure
good than $50 In doctoring. Consequently advice camo high, but I obtained tlie best there is, not only on
this continent but In London and ,
Paris.
When I went to Paris last winter
1 placed my formula and a supply of
Pink Pilla in the hands of one of the !
most noted doctors in that city for a i
three months'    trial in his practice,
with a view to getting    suggestions
for improvement; at the cud of that
time his answer was, "Leave It alone, !
it cannot lie bettered.   Y'ou now have
a   perfect blood and nerve  medicine." i
This opinion cost me 10,000    francs,
but 1   consider It money well spent, ���
as  it determines the fact  that    the !
formula for Fink Pilla is now as perfect as science    can make    it.    And
; coming back to tlie question of substitution    and    imitations,    what    I
! have just told you witl show what a
! poor tiling it is for n man wlio goes
; to a store for Fink Fills to let some-
��� thing e'lse    he pushed on to him    In
place of them���more especially if it is
a worn-out thing like Blaud's pills���
a formula In    the French pharmacopoeia  that has  been a buck number
; for yenrs until a    few    storekeepers
tried  to push  it on  the strength  of
Piuk Fill advertising.    You can take
i it from me that a storekeeper who
tells anyone that Blaud's pill (which
ils not m  proprietary nt all; anyone
can iniike it that wants to), is in any
way a substitute fur Fink Fills is nn
Ignoramus and never   ought   to    be
trusted to sell medicine    at    all.    A
druggist  ns Ignorant as    that    certainly Isn't flit tn imt up n prescription, und  will  poison    someone    one
dny."
mu JONBSI8M8.
ll��* sjivh Something nr Other Abm-i People
liinl Things.]
Therms nothing worse In this world
thau a society woman. When she
goes to shake hands with you she ]
puts out a eold, clammy hand, which
is more repugnant tuau a dead fidi's
tall.
My wife has as much right to swear
or get drunk as I have, and the disgrace  is   not  worse.
If a  man takes his  wife to a ger-
man ami she swings around with another  fellow   while ho does   likewise,
it may  be all right,  Imt if sho dues
all tlie dancing, then it's all wrong.
i    Woman, if yon play cards and udn't
' waut yoar sou to bj a gambFr, you re
i a fool.     If 1 got a telegram from my
eldest    son    at home    saying    that
mother gave a card party last night,
j I would reply to him to watch over
i mother,  as  she must be  demented.
If you havo money you have the
right of way.
A gambler with hundreds of thousands nf dollars will go to Now Vork,
and the city wid bow dowu to bim,
but let au angel of (Jod torn:! down
frum heaven, btop at a .New Vork
hotel und leave without paying lier
board and the whole police force of
the city will be called out to stand
guard nt tho gates of heaven aud Intercept that angel us she enters the
celestial city.
The whole manhood of America is
trying to hunt up an easy job.
A woman will get $80 a mouth for
the same work that a man is paid
#00.     Is this fair?
Its "The Sweet Now and Now " wc
ought to sing instead of "Tlie Sweet
By and By.'*
Voters, if you don't change your
politics pretty soon you Will have to
tell your wife to put your summer
clothes in your coffin, as you are going to a place where you will need
them.
When a man or woman says he or
she can't live without beer f am in
favor oi a funeral.--A--.bury Park Ad-
dre.-s.
"OilfN LIKE A CHESHIRE CAT.'
" Well, well! Didn't ever hear nf a
'grin like a Cheshire cat?' Why,
yuu see, a nuin down in Cheshire hud
a cat which grinned aud grinned until there was nothing left of the cat
but the grin, just as some scrofulous
people, wlio don't know of Dr. Pierces
Golden Medical 'Discovery, get a
cough, and then cough and cough until tliere is nothing left of them to
eract a. mnnumout to but the cough,'
The " Golden Medical l'1-.covery '��� In
the most effective, antl-blllous, antl-
dy.-p'ptie, strength-giving remedy ex-
taut. *For weak lungs, lingering
coughs, Kpittlng of blood, ���scrofula,
ion:s, pimples and ulsters, it Is u wonderful nnd efficacious remedy. Send
(i cents in stamps fur a Ismk rl(St)
pages) on these diseases and their
cure. Address 'World's Dispensary
Medical Association, Buffalo, N. V.
Dr. Pierces Pellets cure constipation, piles, nick headache, and Indigestion, ur dyspepsia.
TEA  AS A HAIR TONIC.
Cnld tea is oue oi the best applications known fur curling the hair. The
lucks should bu wet with tho tea aud
rolled up as usual at night, nnd the
next day they will be found tu retain
their curl in spite nf heat and perspiration, which would otherwise
straighten them as struight as the
traditional string. And the tea not
only doesn't injure tho hair, but Is
positively bcne.lcial, making it soft
and pliant.
YOC DON'T HAVE TO SWEAB OFF,
says the St. Louis Journal of Agriculture, in au editorial about No-To-
Bac, the famous tobacco habit cure.
" We know of many cases cured by No-To-Bac, one, a prominent st,
Louis architect, smoked nnd chewed
lur twenty years; two boxes cured
him su lhat even the smell o't lo'oae-
cii makes him sick.' No-To-Uac suid
and guaranteed by Druggists everywhere. Nn cure, no Jpay- Book
free. Sterling Remedy Company, 117-1
St. Pearl street, Montreal.
NEEDLE IN HER BRAIN.
In the clinic of Professor Vou Bar-
delebeu the other day a curious sur-
gicul operation was performed, A 20-
year-old seamstress named Wilhelmina Stange had a darning needle
almost three Inches long removed Irom
her brain, where it must have been
Imbedded since babyhood. The poor
girl all her life had olten suffered from
headaches, sometimes aggravated by
spasms. How the needle ever got
there nobody knows. The patient has
already been discharged from the
charity.
FAILURE IMPOSSIBLE
When Nerviline���nerve pain -cure���is
applied. It matters not of how long
standing, its penetrating and pain-
subsiding power Is such that relief is
almost Instantaneous. Nerviline is a
nerve pain cure. This statement expresses all.    Try it and be convinced.
There has been no more marked development <lurlng tho last quarter of
a century In any direction than in
the reading ol ndvertls&montw.���Shoe
und Leather Facts.
ISSUE NO. 39  1895.
NOTE]
In replying to nny of thesp advertise*
monte, please mention this paper,
My Baby
was a living skeleton; the doctor said ho was dying of Marasmus and Indigestion. At 13
months he weighed only seven
pounds. Nothing strengthened
or fattened him, I began using
Scott's Emulsion of Cod-liver
Oil with Hypopkosphites, feeding it to him and rubbing it into
his body. He began to fatten
and is now a beautiful dimpled
boy. The Emulsion seemed to
supply tho onc thing needful.
Mrs. Kenyon Williams,
May 21,1894. Cave Springs, Ga.
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each. 1 bay anyquantlty,oi** tbe origin itoovor-i
preferred] al-JO all nilur kinds of stum-in,
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Ontario.
riMlK PROVINCIAL BUILDING .v* LOAN
J. Association, the only oompany with a do*
finite plan for both investor and borrower, have
n tew ���paeanies for general and special agents s
Ai men can ��oL ai contracts! "cotnmisHion
only "learned 16 per cent, lost year. Writo to
K. C, DAVIS, Inspcct/Jr of agenolos, Toronlo,
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CON-S UWRTION:,'.�� HOT TO THE MINISTERS
What He Said to Chicago
ON   CHRISTIAN   COMMUNISM.
Tlie Lands on the Banks of the
Jordan.
WORKMEN  AND  THE CHURCH.
nense of his fellow-men is   an nntl
Christian.
SOCIALISM IN CHICAGO.
'* Since coming to this city I lmve j
learned that -socialism Is regarded !
with terror  in    Chicago.  I   can  ro-
   ���      member    events  of some  years  ngo
ome to hoar tho   English    w-Mcli perhaps  justiiied  this  feeling.
Itut     bear  hi  in 1ml   that yeara  ago
cago, the men you do uot invite to
your pulpits, may be the men who are
uow founding a new religion."
When quiet had been restored Mr.
Hardle ugain rose, and drifting back
Into the subject of socialism, he said:
"Socialists recognize the fact that
the presence of a monopoly Is a danger and a menace to the welfare of
a community,    a wild aulmal whose
elaws should be clipped,     But we are j
told that   great  wealth   aud  power
are only the due and fitting reward |
of   the   man of genius aud  capacity. ,
Was that the way Christ applied tils ,
gifts?     What wuh the lesson taught j
when la the upper chamber He washed
the feet of His disciples V    Service and I
-self-sacrifice    are    what underlie tho
true Christianity.     On these qualities :
true religion is based.     The man pos- j
sessed ot  extraordinary    talents and
abilities Should  use them for the up-
lifting of UU tol Iowa.    In these days ���
, he Is tho one that makes lone; pray-
Methodist   ministers  of Chicago In-1 (,PS UJli\ devours widows' houses,    The j
vlted Keir llardio to talk to them at- man who enriches blmsell at the-dx-
their weekly meeting, whleh was held
on Monday at   tho   First Methodist
Church  building.     Thc noted Scotchman wus ou time nud was accompanied hy  his secretary,     Back of   the
reverend gentlemen wt.ro curious people who
labor champion speak aud wlio wero
in hearty accord with his utterances.
Iu Introducing Mr. Hardle, Chairman Swift said:
" Gentlemen, we will uow listen to
Keir Hardle, President of the Independent Labor Party ol England, Honorary President of tho Ayrshire Miners' Galon, of Scotland, and ex-Member of the British Parliament." As
the speaker arose from liis chair he
waa received with much applause.
"I know,'* he began, "that I labor
under cliniculLles iu addressing an
audience of* this character, but there
may be computation ior my elsqunli-
licatlons. "There Is one dilliculty under which tin! church labors, to be
attributed to L1he education given to
the clergy. Their training ac universities and colleges is nut of a kind
to put the ministers la close touch
witu the everyday die of the common
people. Their theologies and philosophies all tend tu usurp tlie place ol
knowledge oi ihe common people, li
that kriuwLdgo Is wanting
nothing cau atone lor it.
I am nut denying that culture ami rtfmein nu are most ue Irahle
things. No ona appreciates these
qualities moro than myself, but you
can readily understand that It is possible 101* culture and refinement to
form a barrier between the clergy and
the masses of the people. In one of
your churches yesterday Rev. W. A,
Phillips preached a sermon iu which
he said; " A crowd can be got anywhere and at any tlmo unless it bo
for the purpose of going to church.'
Now, all will agree that whatever
tlie cause is for this state Ol affairs
it shuuid be discovered, aud, II possible, removed. A chB-rch which will
not draw a crowd representative of
the nation is certainly out of touch
with tho timos."  i
SENTIMENT APPLAUDED.
The prentliers applauded this sentiment with so mueh earnestness that
the speaker grew bolder. With a
voice which could be heard ou the
stairway without, he continued :
''To-day we have a caricature of the
life of Christ. It is to be seea everywhere in tho church. 1 was brought
up to ho an atheist. My lather, now
hale and hearty, in his1 seventy-seventh year, is still an aggressive athe-
It was   only   wheu 1 grew old
al
tliere are many in the churen who [
make three-mile prayers and halt-mile
graces and yet have no* correct idea i
Of what true Christianity means.
They are men who thiuk Christianity
consists oi form and ceremonies* Wo
know that true Christianity .its men
lur tlie heaven that is tu be and the
heaven that really is. * Tho ouly
prayer given us lor our guidance snys:
'Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done
ou earth as it is iu heaven.' I ask
yuu, ia Ills will being done, even In
Chicago, as it is in heaven? Will
there bo churches there as here for the
rich and mission balls ior the unfortunate? Will the lauds along the
banks of  the Jordan lie divided Into
men were crucified and burned at tlie
Stake for Christianity's sake, in those
old days the cany Christians were no
doubt regarded as dangerous characters and the press���if there was a
press then, and I hope tliere wasn't���
called them fanatics aud unsafe people to be at liberty.
" But they weat to prison and suffered torture and death tor their religion, while the people, blinded by
centuries ol tradition nud systems uf
philosophies, scoffed at their belief.
���* Apart from the teachings of
Christianity let me say that the
teachings of Christ recognized the
necessity of collective ownership.
Christ's early disciples were communists, Land is indispensable io man.
That which is uot created hy man
and which Is necessary to human
life should not ho owned by man but
by men. I mean collective ownership. You have hundreds of thousands
of men in Anicrlea, made in the
imago of God, aud for whom Christ
died, who are denied the right to
earn nu honest living. Great Industries nro conducted at breakneck
speed until a largo supply Is accumulated, and then the works closedown,
leaving the wbrklngmen without
means or existence. As all men require food, raiment and nouso accommodations, tliese tilings sliould bu
under the control of the community
collectively. Tho land and industries
should be* owned collectively, not individually. This plan is approved in
Christ's teachings. Thc early Christiana were not only socialists, Imt
communists. Socialism is marching
onward and receiving recruits not
! only from tiie rank* of labor, but Trom
I all the thii,king, Intelligent classes."
LIQUOR TRAFFIC ATTACKED.
Mr. llardio closed Iks address with
' a fierce attack upon tho liquor truf*
i fie, and was loudly cheered by minis-
j ters nnd laymen. Then Private Secretary Smith made a brief address, in
which he said:
'" We' not only want to help men in
their misery, but we want to help
them out of their misery. We nro getting so that we only boo matters
which concern the soul. Most of our
teaching and preaching Is of the Colossus of Rhodes order. The reason why
the great masses have left thc church
is that wo havo left them. AVe have
told them too often that we deal
only lu the bread which concerns tho
soul. I do not for a moment belittle
the future. There is In this country
such a mass of seething discontent
that must and will find an outlet
somewhere. An under man Is an angry
man, and an angry man Is generally,
a desperate man. Now, I don't want
to see anything destroyed. I want to
seo all  men love one another, anil I
uu doing all I can to urge Christian
....        j
day���that I u'Ilut t0 ���� l);iCtI tlJ England carrying
1st.
enough tu do my own thinking that
I adupted thu belie:', not iu the church,
but iu Christ aud His teachings. Iu
other years my father was- a very
militant atheist, yet ho ever exhibited more genuine Christianity���charity, tolerance, brotherly luve and mur-
ality���thau nine-tenths of tliuso who
sail under gospel colors. I du uot say
that all pro.essiug Christians are necessarily hypocrites,  but yuu know���
and none ,s  lu a better position  to I gJJ "n^t*uheInUalone   this   'd-,
kuow than you are, ior yuu come Into | ���'J " J��*iS��? �� �����
Contact with  them every
the Information that the church of
America Is on tho side oi the workers,"
Theso words wero followed hy a
general discussion by the preachers of
Mr. Ilardie's address. Rev. Mr. Little,
of Evanston, said that socialism was
ho mighty a subject that It could not
be discussed Intelligently in five-minute speeches. Rev. Mr. Carwardlnc, of
Pullman, announced that ho was a
moderate socialist, but ho admitted
that he loved millionaires', and he
wished that he was one himself.
Rev. C. II. Zimmerman said that
the people wore not yob ready for
socialism ln Its entirety. "The world,'*
he continued, "'will melt with fervent
twenty-iive lout lots and sold to the I ^ -^-Jf8 Hurdle's plan can he car-
.  . -  .... i.i... 1    -niir. **
rled out.'
REMARKABLE LAKES.
Liltle Simswap  Lake is stated  bo
have a  flat bottom, with    a depth
varying frum 5b to 71 foot measured
from the mean high-water mark. Tho
highest bidders V"
PREACHERS   GET  EXCITED.
"No,'* shouted the preachers in unison. Keir Hurdle proceeded with his
address. From the eminence o, religion he sprang tu ids uid ruck oi bCO-
vialism, and Within a hah hour he had
the gentlemen in the cloth by the
curs. The curious people who sat and deepest water found in the Great
stood back ui the parsons cheered vo- ghnswap was 555 feet, about six
dieroUBly ufl th.- gontkiua.ii expounded .. northward from Clnnemouaun
the theories o. Karl Marx, and when , ,,llleH r-ort""a*1- -*-����������� ( nincmouMin
he began to extol tho anarchists, who I Narrows, In Seymour Arm, though
lie said wero maa'tyrs, tho preachers the whole hike Is notably deep. Adams
moved uneasily in buelr seats, ami t.ake, however, exceeds either ot the
Rev. I). J. Holmes arose with a emu- shuswapB, ns Its average depth for
sun lace and exclaimed rather excit-' twenty miles Is upward of 1,1 Ot) foot,
edly. aml ,-t* une point a depth of    l,.;*00
"No, that isn't true, 'lhe aw took fe,fc waa ru0or(ied. In tlie northwet
its course aud It did its work right.     (.u[.Iier of thls Inko  at 1L (loi,t!l of lf_
There were other ministers who 1 nb fert[ t|ie pur,!0se ol* tho scientific
cheered tlm. gray haired Preacher, e3?piorera wa(3 defeated by the pves-
while tlie laymen who stood at the etlJe ���r enbmarine currents, which
ooors aud m Uit ai,lcs retorted angrily llind w,tfc tho BoundiDg ]inc llkG
Meanwhile Mr. Hardle sat ln a chair Jom(- ,l;,ni. fhh and pfeVented any
waiting for the contusion to subside. : measurement being taken. It is a
When quiet was restored Chairman | COII,p|0to mystery how the currents
Swift said: could have been created at this depth,
Don t interrupt tho speaker, gen- , nnd scientific curiosity will no doubt
tlemen. The applause and comments i j eI cUher putnlc or private enter-
interrupt the proceedings as much as , prjse to ecnrl a eecoud expedition to
protests. As an houest mau Mr. the accno thlH sUmmcr to endeavor to
Hardle should be permitted to speak | BOlve tbe rmio, Aa tn0 height of
his convictions, and I must insist ou tho surfnco 0f this lako Is 1,880 feet
order being preserved. Au opportun- , a1)0Ve the st,n I(iVCl( -ts pre8ent bod is,
ity will bo afiorded to discuss his ad- therefore, only 100 feet above tho
dress. Meanwhile, let him bo heard Bea although distant 200 miles from
in silence. I hope there will be no ! the nearcat pnrt of the ocean. Dr.
more applause or protests.'' | Dawson and  his    associates   believe
The utterance at which the preach- * that the hc{_ of BOmo or the mountain
era took offence was this: ,.< lakes in the region   nro    many   feet
"The men who wore hanged in Chi-   l0WeP than tho sea level.
THREE HOURS  FOR PILLAGE.
Ab tlio storming of Madgeburg hy
Tilly, iu 1681, this noted authority
on tho art of war laid down the general maxim that after a successful
assault the soldier* ought to have
three hours of pillage.
FACTS AND PHILOSOPHY.
Fair faces need no paint.
Eternity has uo gray hairs.
Speak  well even to bad nieji.
Faults are thick where luve is thia
A bad day never hatli a good night.
By ignorance   we   uii.sta.ie and   by
mistake we learn.
Discontents arise from our desircB
oftener than from our wants.���Philadelphia Record.
TYPICAL AMERICAN FACE.
Hore Is an ana ly bis of what is alleged to be the typical Americanface:
The prominent nose, iho sloping forehead, the fairly large mouth, the lull
eyes und predominance of the oval
typo ars tho natural characteristic**
of aa aggressive, talented and shrewd
people, agreeable iu manners, but
keenly alivo to the main chance. It
is a composite face, made up of qualities taken from Puritan, English,
Scotch and German sources.���Detroit
Tribune.
HOW TROUBLE IS MADE.
An English missionary near Ispahan, lu i'er-sia, recently took home a
youug nativo woman, a peasants' wife,
whom he had converted. Her relatives found out where she was aud
asked that she should he given up,
but he refused. Tho Mohammedans
then mobbed tho mission house, and
the Governor of tlie Province, the
Shahs son, requested tiie missionary
tu yield. lie would listen neither to
liim nor to the liritish agent, who
was called in. Finally the ageut, to
prevent bloodshed, had the woman
taken out of the house by main" force, j ^
QUEEN VICTORIA CAN MY1M.
It is a notable fact, aays an Eng- ;
lish paper, mat uut uniy ean Queen :
Victoria swim, but cu also can all her
daughters. The Princess of Wales, all |
her three dp.Ugh,ters aad the Princess
May are all swimmers. In fact, all the
Princesses Royal are good swimmers
and love the art in a greater or less
degree. Perhaps thu greatest of all
lady swimmers Is the Empress of Austria, who at one time levelled in all
mauuer of clover natatory tricks.
Although swimming among women Is
practically unknown In lazy Spain,
the present Queen Regent can do all
manner or feats in the water.
'PHONE GIRLS IN BLOUMERS. ���
This comes from Chicago: An edict
recently issued by the Chicago Tolephone Company hns been conspicuously bulletined nt headquarters, the
rendezvous uf 19$) "hello" girls, and
bears the official signature of thc
general manager,  it reads:
Operators will not bo permitted to
report at this building, at any hour
of the day or, night in bloomer costume, nor to assume that attire before departure for home,
"We still wear bloomers under the
skirt," quietly .said Miss Edith Brandt,
one or the leaders of the innovation.
"Skirts are a nuisance, anyway," she
added. " It there wero no order
against bloomers 1 really do not see
why they should not be worn in
the operating room."
BITS OF KNOWLEDGE.
Max Muller Insists  that tlie oldest
book in the world is '* Tho Rig Veda,"
which was in existence, complete as
we have It now, fifteen hundred years
beforo Christ, nnd not    the so-called
I "Book of the Dead," from  Egypt.
j    Tlie product of   a    single pair    of
i sparrows, if each pair should    have
twenty-four young in a year and all
live, would iu ten years number 275,-
716,088,898  birds.    The bird hatches
five or six broods in a year, and produces  from four    to  six young  in a
brood.
The first meteorological station of
a mountain summit was established
in 1870 on Mount Washington, at a
height of 6,280 foet, and tlie station
afterward in operation on Pike's
Peak, at* an' elevation of 14,184 feet,
was for many years the highest In
the world. Bo*h have been discontinued.
The notion that the Sahara la alto-
gether a barren and worthless waste
is wide of the truth. In 1R02 there
were nine million sheep in the Algerian Sahara alone,besides two million
goats and 1*00,01)0 camels. Oa the
oases thero are 1,500.000 date palms,
giving dates worth $8,000,000 a yoar.
| ���    I'ROTKSTANT MONKS.
The monks' of the Episcopal Order
ot tiie Community of St.- Benedict
have been conducting a summer home
for orphaned and crippled children In
Falllngston, Pa. They are members
of the Community of tho Brothers of
tho Churoh, Instituted by Bishop P6V*
ter, oi NOW Vork, last* September,
Tliey have secured land for a permanent home on Jericho Mountain at
PiqeBVlfie, Pa. They will erect a
temporary building fpr use until
donations to tho community enable
them to cicet a stone structure. The
location is especially adapted tt) tho
revival ot the truly monastic life lu
tlio episcopal Church, as it offers al-
seclualon.       The life
fame can get up a. good deal easier
fl she has bloomers ou.
The thing that makes .the man suffering with Insomnia most disgusted
Is tu tbin-4 thut everybody else in
the world Is sound asleep.'
Christian science may be all right
for dyspepsia, but the believer In It
generally sends for a regular physician
when ho has a carbuncle..* ���.
The man who whistles at his wor<t
may have a happy disposition himself,
hut he Is likely to sour*' the dispositions ot all his companions iu tho
office.
Eve was the first new woman. Sho
didn't wear bloomers, but the Bible
says hhe and Adam sewed fig leaves
together to make themselves breeches.
When a man makes a mistake, there
is no sense in his making another mistake by trying to explain to every-
body ho meets Just now he came to
do It.
It  hns been observed that  when a
business mnn returns from his vacn-
i tion he    usually    devotes an unusual
', amount of attention during tho   next
few  weeks to    trying tu  collect   his
. bills.
It is possible, perhaps, for a man tn
! he a truo Christian' and at the same
| time a successful politician* but before
I he gets through his Christianity is
: bound to get nn awful strain.
I Nothing seems to delight tho man
I who refused to pay his 'Ihoouie tax
\ more than to ask the mau who did
��� pay his tax whether he has got his
; money back frum the Government as
I yet.
! Even the thoughtless man gets
, promptly into the nearest doorway
when he sees a policeman, standing
! buck of him, getting out his revolver
j to shoot a dog running away down
I the  street.
THE OF* 'OK ��>���? FKU1T tOOI>.
It Beeves tlm PorpoiM of-AlljnqntiUnu ���*'��� ���
tl-r-rilfltJ**- ���    ���
Eve Is said to have seeu that .fruit
was good for food.     Cv. ry generation
, since has Indorsed    ber opinion,  aud
J now perhaps  more tlmu ever before
the world is waking up to   see how
, guod a fuud it really is.     Good ripe
; fruits contain a large amount oi sugar
| in a very easily llgestlbla form. This
! sugar forms    a    light    nourishment,
: which','In lonjun-nlou with bread, tice,
: etc., form a food especially    suitable
for these warm colonies I     ami when
j eaten  with, say,  milk or milk    and
| eggs,   the whole Iprnifl the most per
ilml-'ii
MILLION**)   IN   CAlUPAlON-3.
Sums of AlQiiey ^.xpeudt't*
ItltiitUI fc.lectlo-1*".
it I'**.'
The amount of money used ity the
Republican managers in 1)883 was
larger than auy other campaign
fund known to American politics. The
exclusive of the money u>od lu
Indiana, was uearij $4,000,000, Including  the special fund for  Indiana,
feet ana easily digestible loud imaginable. For Btomaehs enpatlu oi digesting it, fruit eutuu with iKisti-y
forms a very perfect nourishment, but,
1 prefer my -united fruit covered with
rice and miik ur custard. I received
a book Iat, ly written oy a medical
man advising peoplo to livo entirely
on fruits and nuts. I am not pro-
pared to gu so far���by tlio way, he
allowed some meat to* be taken with
It���for, although I lo'-k upon fruit as
an excellent lood, yet I .o-jk upon jt
more as a necessary adjunct than us
a perfect food of Itself. Why ior ages
have peoplo eaten apple sauce With
their roast gouso and .sucking pig?
Simply because tlie at ids anil lactones
iu Llie fruit assist iu digesting the fats
Bo abundant iu this kind of loud. Fur
the same reason at the end of a heavy
dinner we eat our cooked fruits, and
wheu we waut their uig"Silng
action even more developed we
take them aftor dinner in
their natural, uncooked state as dessert. Iu the past ages iustluct has
taught men to do this; to-day science
tells them why thoy flld It, find this
same science tells us that fruit should
be eaten as au aid to digestion ol
Other foods more vhaaitis uow. Cultivated fruits sueh as apples, pears,
cherries,' strawberries, grapes; etc.,
contain ou analysis very biiailar proportions uf the samo ingredients,
which are nlKiut 8 per ceut. uf grape
sugar, 6 per cent, uf pectuues, 1 per
nt   o'f malic and other acids, nud I
I per ceut, of ilesh-forinlug albumin olds,
the aggregate amount used  to   elect i with ovor    M per    cent,  uf    water.
Harrison was t
$6,000*000.
18ay was proli
money  politics
: civ een 85,w)0,OQ0
no the campaign
,bly tne climax
in tills country.
den's campaign in ib-ro cost oiily^l,-
1)00,000, $25u,uyi) ni \vWli was contributed by Mr.<!'T-i-ldea himself, in
1880 tlie expenditures of both national committees dm uot exceed $1,500/
000, and' the*���rsL-i^OOo' which .Stovo
Ddrsey poured* ��� into Indiana In currency was the principal item of outlay on the RepuirtlCiln sale. In 1884
tho Republicans hatl::no idea of losing.
Thoy believed they .-were so firmly intrenched that nothing would dislodge them. They had a blind faith
that Blaine's namo* would prove a
talisman of victory, Mr. Blaine him1
seif was less confident than his ii-ieii.lt*.
He'distrusted hls-'own fate. Anxious
for ,the result, he made personal efforts' t'o^ raise funds. 'But his friends
were hoi' frightened, and the National
Republican Committee had that year
less than $400,000. Jen thousand
dollars more spent In New York would
have made Blaine President. This
is the Ben. Butiejr "secret." Certain Long Island votes, plenty of
them, Republican vn*tes wero holdup
to be counted for Cleveland. An expenditure of Democratict money, that
is, has made the election of Cleveland
likely���and the : cause off reform secure, of course^ fBijt (.then tlie
Republican managers " knew this,
and one of ��� their number, supposed to be Stephen B. Elkins, was
deputed to buy bHek tlie Long Island votes ho that* Blaine might bo
elected, as wo Intended. But the trick
was never done, and Mr. Elkins was
always blamed for it. That Cleveland was really " elected" President
In this way was susceptible of proof
by  reputable  living  witnesses.
In 1888 the-eondititms were ripe for
raising Immense campaign funds. For
the first time In a quarter of a century the Republicans* Had been compelled to step down** at Washington
Digestion depends upon tlie action of
pepsin in the Klolnneh upon tiie food,
whicli is greatly aided by the acids of
the stomach. Fats are digested by
these acids and the bile from the
liver. Now, tho acids and pectuncs In
fruit peculiarly assist tho acids of the
stomach. Only lately even royalty has
been taking lemon juice In tea Instead
of sugar, and lemon juice has beeu.
prescribed largely by physicians to
help woait digestion, simply because
these acids exist very abundantly in
the lemon,���Popular, Science Monthly.
A  HRLATKO DINNKK,
Uow i
. Wull
Sacrificing Wife Mfthti
Fat h inly lot Iftr Wueft-S.
I sat iii a well-known and popular
restaurant not long ago, and my
���-yihpathles went out to a coupio
seated noar me.
Thoir table was laid for six, and
very inviting it looked, with its wickered Chiauti, its piuk and white rad-
Ifihes, appetizing olives aud rolls and
snow white CloVk and napkins, with-*
a half dozcu wine glasses at each
plate, says tho New  lurk Recorder.
But tho rest of the party did uot
arrive.
Ton minutes passed, and then the
wife said:
"George, I am simply starving to
death, and I cnunot wait any longer.     I   mast eut a roll, anyway."
" No, no I" interposed her husband.
"Don't do that I You'll spoil your appetite, and it's a specially good dinner, you know. They'll be here directly."
But our party hud gone from llt.tli?
neck clams to soup and from soup to
lobster, yet the Impolite quartette
did not put in au appearance.
Then tho husband rose and seized
hto hat.
" I'll go out aud look for them," he
said, nervous.y, " for .something must
huve happened. They surely wouldn't
and they wero fiercely eager to get I -keep a dinner waiting like this.
back again. Moreover, President
Cleveland had. meanwhile, by virtue
of reading some of Mr. Morrison's and
Mr. Carlisle's earlier speeches, discovered there was a til riff question.
Against the protest of William C.
Whitney Mr. Cleveland gave to the
country his tariff message of 1887.
Manufacturers everywhere took
fright. Tho spectre of free trado
loomed up before them. Their mills
and factories might be closed. The
Republican campaign managers were
So he disappeared, and the moment ho was out of sight tho wifo
'.seized a roll, broke it apart, buttered and devoured It witu a lauiLslied
air.
Theft sho hrhshe-n awny nil the
tell-tale crumbs, and sat with an innocent face uutil her husband arrived.
He came back, alone and wearing
a mighty irowu.
"This Is absurd." ho sal!, "ami
there's no oxcusf* for it;     lb>     knew
not slow to take advantage of   this, i tl"*). time and place perfoct.y.     Hero
Dolan. Wannmnkor and Mngoe ratflod
more than $1.00(1,000 in Pennsylvania.
Clark-on was' sent out nij, a cnllcct-
tng tour through New Buffinml and
he was able to turn in &V,600,000 as
the result ol ids efforts,,.J*few York,
New .rersev and Ohio contributed $!,��
000.000 and in thh way 'the record-
breaking 84*000,000 campaign fund
of .1888 was amassed,. And in response to many fratiLle apnea's Hev-
eral hundred dollars oft. this castirn
money was sent to Indiana, at the
last moment to carry Ilarrtsnn'e
Stat;*   for  him.��� Washington  Capital,
clams and soup for
Th*
most complete
f the monks at their priory on West   ,     lia. formation of a thin'layer  ul i 'ir--**-
..,.._���i-..i.r���    .: ���'   ..*    4i..' ,,,.������*.    ,,.i,,.���~
THE FALLTNU LEAF.
tailing of a leaf ui brought about
iter, bring
two."
"No, no," Interposed the wife. "We
mii'ii'i bo ih-bred because they are.
We'll iValt n flttl ��� while ionger. If i
can  do  It, you  can, surely.*"
" That'.** trufy" rcjj.iid tho |ncocen1
husband, gnz '.;," at her in admiration.
" Annie, you're a trump, aad no mis-
takei nmi you ate such a light lu ich
eon,   too.'"
" Well, I should nay T aid," was
th'�� response* deliver-d w ith u Spartan air.
Hero tljfi wh I; :d ones arrjveri-    and
there  was  a  scraping  for chairs,  ��'
babble or talk, a frouxtrou of sleeves
and bkit't-H, aud then I   heard:.
" f hope we haven't kept you'wait-
Thlrty-fifth street, New York, was ho
ascetic as to causo comment. They
thou took vows, but for a fow weeks.
Now they tako vows of poverty, chastity and ojiedlnuce for lifo. They
wear the full habit of tho Benedictine
black, with sandals and shaven or
tonsured heads. They are nover permitted to appear In secular attire,
even wheu they leave'.their monastery,
and their peculiar dress makes them
conspicuous when they journey on
errands or mercy among the towm-i
nnd villages In their Immediate neighborhood.
PENCILLINGS.
Almost every man you meet knows
of eomo way In which ho could mako
a fortune 11 he only had capital enough
to make a start.
Thero's no doubt that the woman
who wnuts to climb up tho ladder of
vegetable tisbiic at the' point where
the leaf stem joins tho branch of   the
tree.   After a leaf   censes   to make
[ starch'*fend   sugar   for tho treo this
��� tissue*   begins  to grow and actually
; cuts the leaf off.   It is, therefore, not
a more breaking away, oa account ot
the wind bending the dried stems, hut
an automatic severing of the member
no lunger,    useful.     Afte* a leaf    hns
' fallen tho scar left In tho end of each
twig    becomes    entirely healed over.
The falling of rlpo fruit is dependent
upon tho samo process.
Flat-footed,men are rejected by the
examining boards of the army. They
cannot stand long marches.
Mrs. George J. Gould is very fond of
I Rltting for her portrait. Mr. Gould has
, In his possession 23 different paint-
I ings of his wife.
To which tho hostess responded, ns
she hottl herself hack from springing,
priTithor-llkc, upon    tho first course:
" Why,',not at all!"      *   -��� ��� ��� ,
Talk about tlio triumphs of Clvjllsa-
tiou
j WOLSELEY SWEARS QFF.
Lord Wolseley, the new commander-
in-chief,    after    being    au   immense
smokpr, has given up smoking altogether.   Ho said somo time ngo that
"from a boy ho had    smoked   constantly, and that for many years ho
'��� had always smoked from six   In   tho
t morning till he went to bed at night,
i smoking    nothing     but     big   black
! cigars.   When ho was worried or trou-
! bled there wns nothing in  the  world
I that    soothed him    as   much   as   a
i cigar."
% THE WEEKLY NEWS, OCT. 15, 1895.
in nmTim
PHbilthid fcvsrj* Tuesday
At Union, B. C.
M Whitney  Editor
nana ot bubsobiption.
nr ketrkntOM.
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KATES OF ADVERTISING
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Mill
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Notices   of Birth.,   Marriages
Death., 50 cents each iasertioa.
Me Adr.rtiini.et in>��rttd far less than
jo cot..
TttBSdaj, Oot. 15,1895,
A-roTHU imiffiu
Everybody it pleased with tkt tide-
walk on Dunsmuir Avemit. tl adds
woadorfully to the appearance of Ihe
place, aod equally lo the convenience
���f ihe public. Tliere it another sidewalk lhat ahouhl be constructed before
the fall rain Ml in, and it cannot be
commenced toe soon. We refer io
Second street from Dunsmuir avenue
to ihe bridge at the foot of the hill
It is always muddy there in wet weather, aad a sidewalk laid along the west
aide to at to accommodate people attending services ai Grace church, would
be lhe proper thing. From the bridge
op through Firnwood Heights and to
Ihe Hospital it nnt so bad, the land
being high. There it nnt a -.trip of
���idewalk of equal length that could be
put down in Ihe town so badly needed
or thll would accommodate so in.iny
people. Let the Methodist church people take ihe initiative and the rest of
ut help. The committee thould start
to work tomorrow and make a short,
���harp and decisive campaign, if only
money enough be raised to put one
daws i dot wide, let ut have lhat, and
if enough be obtained to make it eight
feet wide, til the better. Thk News
it about the lean public tpirited concern in town, yel in addition to printers ink, it will give some cash. The
ether butlnett establishments will do
better; and every one who has legs for
locomotion, should contribute a litlle.
"Up and at it." A short horse is soon
carried, and a small job like ihis should
be finished within the neat ten dayt.
AM OS iOSO
Br *��iar el "A tnll goue.-
I have an o*.,��� a good work-ox
Steady to plough or draw,
Nol vicious he, his only fault
Is kleptomania.
He hits a long and la ley frame,
His belly nought can fill,
Yea, should he gulp a bale of hay,
He would be lanky still.
Beside his elephantine height
An eight-rail fence is low:���
He hui;s the fence, he reaches down
Where high the oats do grow;���
A tatte��� a bite; he lifts his head,
Now run I and yell! and run!
Too late ! Hit ponderous back upheaves,
And crash ! the work is done.
One dawn I found him tramping through
My heaviest field of grain;
All night he had been tniling there
To fill himself,��� in vain.
I tied him to the broken fence,
A crab-tree switch I tore,
(For 1 was mad,) and thrashed him at
He ne'er was thra*.hed before.
He took il all full patiently,
He knew il was his due.
But *et at me when loosing bim,
A look ol spile lie threw.
A look which 'aid, as plain as speech,
"My hide is disarranged,
Oh-h-h I   but I will remember this,
And I will be revenged.
Next night when I, in peaceful bunk,
Did comfortably snore,
Roused by a raging storm of bells,
I sprang upon the floor.
"Much good one sinner doth distroy"
Said the wise king of old.���
The words came forcibly, as I
A blanket round me rolled.- -
No time for socks, I quickly plunged
Barefoot into my boots,
And lighted by the round-faced Moon,
Sped fast through brush ind roots.
Oho! they fill Ihe turnip field,
Cows gobbling all they can,���
But see the huge ungainly form
That lumbers in their van!
The Moon, the calm indifferent M'.'on,
My frenzied fury mocks,
As round anil round the tied I tear
After that dreadful ox I
1 cleared the place,��� but not before
The crop was half (listroyed.���
Now many a night-alarm bave I,
And many an hour employed
In mending gaps, for though no more
That ox will wander free,
The cows through his example, are
Almost as bad as he���
But 1 have seen the foolishness
Of trifling with a thief,
And so this good but erring ox
Will very soon be beef.
QUALITY
��)�����.-���
We have nearly all our New Fall and Winter stuffs in Stock
Don't you make a purchase without first taking a look through our
store.
We mean to do the business this fall and have marked the goods
to sell. Drop in anyhow, when in Nanaimo. We will be more than
pleased to show you our stock whether you are buying or not.
49 Commercial Street.       /SLOAN cV SCOTT. Nanaimo, B. C.
B. C. ���
  UNION   BRICK  YARD
W. WALTER A SON.
Manufacturers of Handmade Sand  Stock  Bricks.
Special   Patterns Now On Hand Fnr Chimney
OUAKANTEIiD  TO  UE
Meads, Cornices Etc
FROST PROOF
A
nsinv woKA-f
W�� hear now a great deal about the
iw woman. There is of course, in all
oneer work a degree of crudeness,
ud tht bolder spirit* come to the
front; but they are toon succeeded by
those of real merit, aad the new worn
fi fe it not by tny means, io be judged
1>y firtt appearances. That women are
rising into a condition of independence
and are claiming and exercising the
right! which belong to individuals with
out regard to tea, it indicative of a bet
Mr ante of things. They thould have
tht tame chance in lift which men pot.
ten, and to deprive Ihem of thit is
cowardly; and btvond doubt, men suffer largely from the injustice, which
through thtir selfishness, has fallen to
woman. Wt believe the nearer they
approach wan in liberty ef action, the
grttttr thtir ability at helpmates. Man
and wife thould be companion! and
chums, exhibiting t spirit of mutual for
btnrtnct and consideration, but no
woman should feel compelled to marry
fer iht take of a home; and   the op
Crtunity tn earn a livelihood should
hers at wtll at hit. Wc hail, there-
fort, with rejoicing the evidence of htr
success In tny new field. It may be
interetting to witness woman's helpless
���Mt, but it it far pleaianter to tee her
ttlf reliant antl ttlf tupporting. She
will be much mat* awful, wnsible, intelligent and omptaienable without
Mag wy ef tht ttttniial element* of
ina CtmiaiaUy. Indeed, we believe
tkt will gait in refinement, culture,
Itraagth, and genuine nobility. She
���at intended for tometkiag better than
to be a servant except at all are
servants and it fast coming into the
pottettion af her natural rights.
By being unhampered by absurd
formt and customs, and brought more
fa touch with the world's best thought
and activities will nnt lessen her love
fee home and lit duties. Broader ��iew-
sympathies end activities will immensely enrich her nature, and home ami
���ociety will, in turn, be benefited,
HOOOISH SrOBT
The following vigorous protest con
from Courtenay:
We are not partial to hogs of any
breed, but if there is any choice between
the hoggish sport and our four-footed
bacon-producer, we much prefer the Iat
ter. We only mention a couple of instances: One party killed over 8ogrnuve
and the other over loo before the season
came in.���nnt speaking of the pheasants
they slaughtered. We like to see every
one get a chance to kill a few birds
during the season.
Since the season came in we know of
nne particular spnri, who has been sleeping right in lhe settlement with the
grouse and pheasants. We think such
contemptible sports should receive a polite kick on the bosom of their pants,
Irom every farmer in Comox, whenever
they are found on their land in pursuit of
game-
Sportsman.
KOTIOB.
Persons using the mules and horses of
the Union Colliery   Co. without permit
tion will be prosecuted according to law.
F.O. Little, Supt.
J. A. Car-thew
ARCHITECT and BUILDER.
vtnorr, s. o.
VOTIOK OF AUXOMHBVT
PUIIVANT TO CXKDITOM TRUST DEEM
ACT 1890 AND MIEN DUE NTS.
NOTICE ii hereby given that Robert
Graham carrying nn business in the Dittriet of Comox, liritish Columbia as an
Hotel Keeper has by Deed dated the
12th day ef September, 189; attignetl
all hii real and personal estate whatsoever, to John Bruce of the town of Cumberland in the ttid Province for the pur
pow ��f unifying rateabl* and porponon-
ately aad without preferenecor priority
' hit tke taid Robert Grahams' creditors.
The stud Deed wat executed by the
taid Robert firaham aad the said John
Brace on the jith day o) September
189;, and the taid Atsignee hat under*
taken and accepted thetraatt created by
the taid Deed.
All persons having claims against the
said Debtor, Robert Graham, must forward and deliver full particulars nf the
same fully veri6ed to said John Bruce, at
Courtenay, li, C. on or before the jfilh
day of October, 1895.
Yarwood St Yovno,
Solicitors' for the Atsignee,
Dated at District nf Comox mis 16th
day of September 189$.
Cumberland
FRUIT    MARKET
NEXT   UNION   BAKERY
FISH, FRUIT, AND GAME,
FRESH EGGS
11UTTER, VEGETABLES,
AND POULTRY, MC.
R. CREECH, Prop.
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UNION BAY, B. C.
Having taken thit house, except thi
bar, I shall be pleased to receive thr
patronage af the public.
Board per week, ��� $5.
Single meals ��� 15 ce.ts.
T.J. Piercy.
Nanaimo Saw Kill.
-AND���
1   Sash and Dooi
FACTO  R Y
A. HASLAM, Prop
(OFFICF.-M1LL STREET.)
IP. O. Drawer *".  Trlepheiw CU, HI
NANAIMO, 11. C.
13T A complete stock of Rough nnd
Dressed Lumber always on hand.   ANo
Shingles, laths, Pickets, Doors, Windows and Blinds.   Moulding, Scroll
Sawing, Turning, and all kinds
of wood liiiithinii furnished.
Cedar.  White Pine.  Redwood.
Society
**ww*****��
Cards
1.0. 0. F., No .11
Union Ledge, I. O. 0. F., meets every
Friday night at 8 o'clock. Vititing brethren cordially invited te attend.
Wm. Anthony, R. S.
Hiram Locge No 14 A.F .& A.M..1J.C.R
Courienay B. C.
Lodge meets on every Saturday on or
before tke full of the moon
Visiting Brothert   cordially requested
to attend.
R. S. McConnell,
Secretary.
Loyal Sunbeam Lodge No. 100, C. O.
O. F.. meet in theii lodge room over
McPhee'! More, Courtenay, every second
Saturday at  lam.   Visiting brethren
    ited to attend.
J. M. Fulton, Sec.
cordially invite
Cumberland Encampment.
No. 6, I.O.O.F.,  Union.
Meets (im tnd third Wedneseayt of
each month at 8 o'clor** p. m. Vititing
Brethren cordiallv invited to attend.
Wm. Anthony, Scribe.
Kelson Camp No, 44 of the Canadian
Order of the Woodmen of the World
meett every other Monday even
ing at 8 p.m. Vititing neighbour! cordially invited to attend.
Gee. Hull, Secretary.
UNION Bakery
UNION, B. C.
Best of Bread, Cakes  and
Pies always on hand.
The Bread Cart will   be a
Courtenay and Comox Tuesdays and Fridays.
Adderton & Rowbotham, Prop
Riverside Hotels
Courtenay, B.C.
Geo. Dunbar, Prop.
Best of Liquors
Finest of Cigars
Good Table
and
Courteous Attention
The Famous
DOMINION PANTS CO.
Ml & awi St. James ��u
MONTREAL.
C. H. TARBELL,
Cor. 2Ni> and Dunsmuir Ave.
KKEPS A   KUl.I.   LINE   OF
Gurnsey Tilden
Stoves, everywhere famous,
AND  llOHS  ALL  KINDS  OF
Tin work
Sheet-iron work
Rooting
Job work
*ND    Repairing
CUMBERLAND
MEAT MARKET
CHOICEST
FRESH
MEATS
&
FRESH
FABM
Lowest CASH Prii
A. G. FULTON.
Esquimalt and Nanaimo Ry.
Steamer Joan
h, P. LOCKE, MASTER,
On and after Mar. 22nd, 1893
The Steamer JOAN will tail as follow.
CALLING AT WAY PORTS a. panongm
and freiKht may offer
Let.. Vietorla, Tuesday, 7 a. m.
" Kao.lmo for Comox, Wednesday. 7 a. m
Leave Comox for Nanaimo,      Frldnya, 7 ..ro
"     Nanaimo for Vietorla   Saturday. 7 a.m
For freight or state rooms apply on
board, or at the Company's ticket office,
Victoria Station, Store street.
jurHpHd for SumiileR,
(eel Ht auaralllfrd.
SUITS
To order
$13
PANTS
$3
I'n.nipt dull wry.   Fei
UiAon Sow Mill.
LUMBER
All Kinds of Rough and
Dressed lumber always on
hai-,d and delivered at short no
tice.
MOULDINGS.
Also nil kinds cf sawi
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.
y
IVERY-
Miss B B. Williams,
Teacher of Music,. Shorthand
and Typewriting
Pupils can have free use of Typewriter
and Piano for practice.
I em prepared to
furnish -Stylish Rica
and do Teaming
At reasonable rate*.
. Kilpatrick.
Union, B.C
EAMING THE WEEKLY NEWS, OCT. 15, 1895.
from Ocean to Ocean
The American Traveler Loeked-up
Wei* Down a Fellow Prisoner
-Falls to be Recognized by a
Blaek Inspector-Admonished to
Make tor the Rising Sun.
No t. By American Tr.vell'.r.
After the Reno constable had hind
cuffed me, he dragged me along about 20
yards when he exclaimed,���"Well, this is
to ��� hardwork I" So he look them off
wuh the admonition, "If you run you
know what you'll get." As an nccompin-
iment of this remark, he pulled out .1 six
shooter, handling it very much as a gymnast would an Indian club. At last the
jail was reached. It wa< an insignifi*.
c.'inl affair, and had once done dutv as a
woodshed for a r.ilrnad engineer. It consisted of three cells, or apologies for them
All hut one were full, nnd so were the occupants. Perhaps the fact thn it was
Sunday morning accounted for it. I was
ushered into the empty one and told to
make myself at home. I made a vigorous protest, and after awhile thc marsh il said he would see what he could do
for me. After giving a sprinkling cm
full nf water for refreshments, he lucked
me up and departed. I sat down on the
can and tried tn think nf some way to
break jail or commit suicide, when the
man in the next sell commenced to be
noisy and make things disagreeable. I
did my best to quiet him. 1 threw half
the contents of the can through his grating, and was rejoiced to see that he got
the mo��t of it When his wrath was
at his height, the marshal returned and
called me nut, confronting ine with a big
buck nigger, as black as mv hat.
"Now" said ihe marshal, "did you ever
see this fellow before?"
After a verv careful inspection of my
anatomy, from different points of view,
including, back, front, sides, he thus delivered himself���
"Nawj I ncvah seen him befoah in ma
life."
Then he donned a smile, sn broad that
nnt having room nn his face, it crawled
down his throat aad was lost.
"Then," said the marshal, turning tn
me, "we don't know you; so we'll let you
go."
"Which way are you going?"
"East" I replied.
"There's the rising sun. Make straight
for it," and he turned away.
The rising sun was just then looking
through a pass in the hills and seemed tn
enjov the whol ��� thing   immensely,  and
beckoned me away.    I went.
Such was a hobo's trials in Navada.
American Traveler.
Continued.
HARNESS SHOP
I have opened a Harness
Shop in building corner 3rd si
and Dunsmuir Ave, Union,.
opposite to the The News,
where I will keep in stook and
make to order all kinds of harnesses and everything in my
line at reasonable prices. Also will neatly and promptly do
repairing, and carriage trimming.
The patronage of the public
is respectfully solicited.
Wesley Willard
Esquimalt & Nanaimo K'y
Time  Table  No.  24,
To take effect at 8.00 a. tn. on Friday,   April   5th    1805.   Train.
run  on Pacific  Standard
Time.
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Union Mines
Furniture   Star re
A   Full Line of Everything
Including Curtains, Carpets
and  Rugs,  and  our
Celeb rated
woven wire
of
BMH^IWnBMBJ Jf
WABMINO.
All porsons driving over the wharf or
oridges in Comox district fast.r than a
walk, will be prosecuted according to
law.
S. Creech,
Gov. Agent.
NOTICE.
Courten iy, May 13th, 1895.���To all m
terested: I have this day appointed Mr
Tom Heckensell tn collect all outstand-
ing accounts due to the .\nlcv estate during my tempory absence from the district
W.A. Mathewson, Assignee.
NOTICE
Any person or persons destroying or
withholding the kegs and barrels of the
Union Brewery Company Ltd of Nanai
mn, will he prosecuted. A liberal reward
will be paid fnr information leading tn
conviction.
W. E. Norris, Sec'y
CUKBEBLAHD   SHOE   SHOP.
I have moved intn my new shop on
First St. next In the Customs off.ee, where
I am prepared in manufacture and repair
all kiiids of men's, women's, and children's
shoes.   Give ine a call.
Nelson Parks,
ASSIGNEE'S NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that tliere will
be a meeting of the creditors of the assigned estate of F. A. Anley of Union 11
C- at the Riverside Hotel, Courtenay, on
the 351I1 Octotober, 1895, 7 p.m. at which
meeting 1 will submit a statement of the
condition nf said estate and ask to be
discharged as assignee.
Sept., 24, 1895.
W. A. Mathewson, assignee
"HEALTH AOT,   1803."
Notice is hereby given mat " An Act
respecting the Public Health" is now in
force, and that under the provisions rf
the said Act Alfred T. Walt, of the City
of Victoria, Esquire, M.I), has been appointed Secretary nf The Provincial
Board of health.
JAMES BAKER,
Provincial Secretary.
Prorinoial Secretary's Office,
nth September. IMS.
0ENET2BT PUNS.
Cash subscribtions received so far are
as follows:
Sam Davis, $10: Simon Leiser, $5:
W. Gleason, $5; W. Roy, $s; Dr. Law.
rence, $51 L Mounce $5; J. McKim &
Sons; $a.'o; A. C. Fulton, Si. E. Pimbu
ry & Co. 2.501 0. H. Fechner, $21 T. D.
McLean, $2; W. F. Lawson, $1; R.Sau-
ser, Si; G. H. Scott.fi; Thos. Horn, $1
Cash, $3
This list will be kept standing until the
canvass is dosed, and will be added to
as subscriptions are received. Help
along the good work.
JAMES ABRAMS
Notary Public.
Agent lor the Alliance Fire
Insurance Company of Lon
don and the Phoenix ol
Hartford	
Agent for the Provincial
Building and Loan Association ot Toronto	
Union, B. C.
W.  CHENEY & CO.
AUCTIONEER AND
COMMISSION     MERCHANT
UNION, B. C.
Will handle all kinds of goods,
incuding
Parmsrs Produce
Give us a call
BHRKER �� POTTS,
BARRISTERS,
SOLICITORS, NOTARIES. ftC.
Office Room 2, Mel'hee & Mooru B'ld'g und al
NANAIMO. II. C.
V. 0. DKAWKR  18.
'if^iyy&'y&ri&rcj'&lr- eiSP'J&- &%.
J F. Curran |
I   SCAVENGER
i
UNION, B C
^elfg^ryg^^y^r^y^^
Waverly
UNION,
B.C.
W.HDavidson,
Lessee.
House;
NOW RKADY FOR THF. RKCKPTION OF
QUESTS. FlKSTCUSS ACCOMMODATION
FOR THK TRAVELLING PUBLIC. RATES
REDUCED  TO   RLlil'LAR   HOARDERS
By the month, S25.
By the week,   $8.
Single meals, 50 cts.
Tickets for   21   meals, 8500
EVERY CONVENIENCE
FOR MINERS
Cumberland Hotel,
Union, B. C.
The finest hotel building
Fixtures and Bar
North of Victoria,
And the best kept house.
Spacious Billiard Room
and new
Billiard and Pool Tables
Best of Wines and Liquors.
J. Piket, Prop.
Robert J. Wenborn.
Machine Work., Nanaimo
Dealer in the following Bicycles-
H. P. Davis of Toronto
English Wheels, Ikaston, Httmber,
Rudge, New Howe and Whitworth. Will
tell on installment plan or big disconnt
for cash. Parts supplied ��� Repairing a
Specialty.   Great Reduction ii. Prices.
In Separate
wc keep
IsssssKSsasKi'sisBRsia
���*e��ifli*i��:ifli.**ir,ct*i��e*a'*itf-i'*.i,i.**o
SS=&8&feSfiSSSSShSggs!
�� x ac to ��an x
>pd Haul
Furniture
��-**> ac no ��**�� ac tn -as c- 0 �� c c �� �� ���*��
On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Ruturn Tickets will be Ismicd botwi>��n nil
points for a faro and a Quarter, good font*
turn uot later than Sim-day,.
lli. turn Tickets for onc ami a half ordinary
fare muy be purchased'' dally to all point u.
good for "ten days, including.day of laiuo.
No Return Tickets to-unl for a fare nnd
quarter where tho sin-flu fare is twenty���fiv
oents.
Through rates botweon Victoria and Coninx
MltoagQ and Commutation Tickets cau be ob
Uinud on application to Ticket Agent, VlcUiriii
Duncan's and Nanaimo Stations.
A. DUNSMUIR. JOSEPH HUNTER
Pronidei-fc. Gen'l Supi
H.K.PRIOKi
Oen. Fn-tKht and Passenger Anl.
E. J. Theobald;
House anil lip Painter,
Paper-Hanging, Kalsomining
7j*ind Decora'tlp**. ���>
GRAINING A SPECIALTY.
All orders' Promptly Attended to
Union, B..t**.
UNDERTAKING
DEPARTMENT.
Weconduct every branch of the
Undertaking   Business   including-*1
Embalming, and keep all necessa
ry supplies
COWTRACTOSS AJfiTE *B*Crixi*i3BIrtSi
Grant-& Me Grey or    ,   ������
Puntiedge Bottling Works.
DAVID I   NES, Proprietor,
���        MANUFACTUItER OK
SDOA WATER, LEMONADE, GINGER ALE,   .
Sarsaparalla, Champagne Cider, Iron Pho.ptatea and Syrups.
Bottler of Different Brands of   Lager Beer,  Steam Beer and Foster
Agent for tho Union Brewery Company.
SID BEES, SOX-ID FOE     jO~S CNX/ST
COURTENAY, B. C.
A FINE STOCK
ol Clocks, Watches. Books
and Stationery.
T. D. McLean    '
���JBWEL-E-R,:-���
���U-NTOST, ���.a.::
j ��j -nxr��T*-D ��1 �� 1
PUMPS
Manufactured
-land}--
Wood
Turning
by Bennett Sf Grant
Union, B.C.
| o j o j o 1 o [ o I o I 0~f
R. B. ANDERSON.
Watchmaker and .Jeweler
General worker In Metals
Jobbing ot all kinds
Office and Works  $|&^.��***��
V-WIO-W B. C     ���
Stage and Livery
cojj~i'irm7srji.~-, zb.o.  5'   ���
������   ������ ��� ��� 0��� *���**-" ���  '
Fine Rigs at Reasonable Rates Always on Hand,
.'.  Teaming Promptly Done, ���'.
H   ''"00 B*!ltCoUfniS7TUP.BB T , ��
9Ti��Ksaood. UKinun&M X presume we have used over
*1����i����u*_1B 0M hundred bottles of piso's
_  Cure  for Consumption  in my
family, aud   I   am   continually, advising others.
to get it.   Undoubtedly it is the
1     I
I ever used.���~. C. Mimehberobb, Clarion, Pa.,
Deo. 29,1894. 1 sell Piso's Cure for Consumption, and never have any com-
Slaints.���E. Bho&bt, Postmaster,
horey, Kansas, Dec. 21st, 1894.
o-uitfsi     OTJisrsi     o-triMS'
My Stock for 1895 is now arriving and when complete   wil
be the largest in the Province.
Winchester and Marlin Rifle,
in every calibre made.
Creener, Tisdall, W. Uichardi
.md   Clabrnugh Shot   Guru.
Keload'n*; tools, Came bigs,
Cartridges, Powder and Shot.
Full Catalogue now out.
CHAS.    E.   TISDALL,  Vancouver.
H. A. Simpson
Barrister: & solicitor. No's 2 & 4
Commercial Street.
NA.1TJI.IMO,    B.   Oi
Ors. Lawrence & Westwood.
Physicians and Surgeons.
TJNIOW B C.
Courtonfty and tho Bay will bo visited evorj
Wedhwdny aftornoon for tho purpoHo cf con
sultatlon.
PationtR at a distance will receive early at
tention on recall* of telephone menage-
NanaiHid Cigar Factory"''
Phillip Gable and Co./Pr&p's
Ba.ton Btreet
Nanaimo B. 0.
Manufactures  the finest cigars  an
employes none but white labor.
Why purchase inferior foreign cigars
when you can obtain a superior article foi the same money <u
" *�� i.,   hi. . ia    - ,,t GOSSIP   OF   ROYALTY,
Vast Wealth of Austria's
Emperor,
Igefl
Klng-Ho FI
tie BelKlanQu
tlcnts beiuj* of tho very poor, but
there are boxes itt ""liiuli those ivho
run atford to tlo so tire expected to
place contributions. Duke Carl Theo-
ilui- Is the only royal oculist who exist.-, and when first he announced his
Intention of studying medicine, in order that 1,*' might spend his lifo and
talents iu the service of the sick nntl
suffering, everyone declared that it
was tin tmheavd-of thing Ior a prince
of royal blood to adopt any profession lute that of arms. The duke,
however, was wiser than his genera.
tion, and preferred to heal tho sick
rather than to inflict wounds. The
duke could nowhere have found ti no-
At in let' Intervals articles uppaarln 'iter and more unselfish witu thnn the
the newspapers giving details as  to   duchess, tor she enters heart and soul
,,  ...      ,.   ,, . ..        ,    ,.  ���    inio  his   philnnthvupir  work,  .-iml   so
the  wealth  ...   this  or  thn!   nation   ,,���1,,mitl,l',.    ���,���,,.,,.{.���,,,,,    ���,���   grea-
or foreign Croesus,     At     nm,'  a nature of her husband.
Chinese i- given  credit  mt !>,.,���:  the EHPEUOH   William's   TWO SONS.
richest man in tin- world; ut another     rj ,,.,,.._. ,|,,. ymmg crown Prince ol
tin- English  Duke  ol   Wostmlii I  r  Is Germany with an Amerlcnn lad ol his
credited with t te dlstlnetlon; ngain, ���:'���-':��� ��*y�� the Now Vork  .Vorld,  and
, ,     ....                     ,,,,. it i- io he feared tit.-u  roin u pliysl-
':'""'���''" ''""'' "��� -*V  ������'������'���J '     " ml as wen ,,s   trom an Intellectual
down as the man. able to drtin    the ,t;l,ld    ,|lt h         w      k    ,,���!,,,.  ���
biggest check,    lliero la good rensou M,owing.   lie is now ln his four-
(or believing that   Iran/. Jpsel, i'.in- teenth  veur, vet he welg*
OPEN   WIDE   YOUR   WINDOWS
and on the slopes of the Pacific, and toeing of divine workmanship went on
amid the Sierras, and on tne bank*** until It was tit to deck a throne, a ee-
of the lagoon, and on tne ranches of . lestial embroidery which angels admir-
Texas there U an uncounted multitude   ed and God approved
who,
Anil Keen Them Open Toward tlie! ZSSn wiVS windoWojenlowa';
- Jerusalem.   Some of these people pla>
New Jerusalem.
AlphoiHo Uore Boj Tilt"*
R|B tlffl KistpUrl-*-!-
hii    Equestrienne���*t
Clothes,
tu draw   iU"
*��� guud reason   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
.���.    CT       Franz Josef,   Em-   tMiith "ypn"i'7yot"'lie weighs only   72
peror ol Austria,  i* the richest man ��� pound* which Is exceedingly HUP* for
"'  '" *"""   a  lad uf his nge. tlie    average being
ubout Itis- pounds. The Crown I rlnce
and his brother have just completed
t\ pedestrian tour through bi uthern
Germany. It terminated at Con-
nt ;i limit a fort-
Hotel, a very
stately and picturesque hostelry. They
awaited tliere tlie arrival ul' their
heavy baggage fiom Berlin, and its
contents afforded smne Indication as
to their tastes. The Cj-own I rinec
nail his violin and liis collection of
coins, wlhle his brother, Prince Eltel,
was enthusiastically husy witli his
stamp album. But their favorite
amusement aeema to be pluying witli
iu the world. Hi.** possessions In <Vus*
trin an* simply enormous. \ greater
portion oi the fertile country belongs
tt - him ; the railway beurlng ma
name lie owns   lAitrlgbt;  nearly the
whole uf the  Sul.:kannuergut,      with   stance, where they s[
its Inexhoustible    deposits    of   ���"-������it.   night in    the [sland
throwing ofl  millions ol revenue an
nuully,  Is  his   private property. Ini
Prntor, the great    park    facing
Danube, and adjacent to Vienna,
erltig nearly 6,00.0 acres; the  \
ten, In the very heart o! the cal
tlie
g
tnl���the extensive drilling *-.
the Schmelz, embracing ne*
third of tlie metropolis���scores
ace-   and   estates   scatterei'
round
ply
t-Ullli
till
the  empire,   Li
',i hundreds of r
of buildings,    <
slons.     To gue
Imperial ]" v. cl*
of  this   une   h
ahort oi   a   vet
possible,
alone are
and that
beliefs tu
most complete
rope.
Tu Franz Josef,   ii
other men combined,
the fact that   to-da
beautiful  modern eii
Hi * nnnunl salary   i
ins, and fur many y
tion of this   vast si
greater  part
come, has  lie
the capital,
contributions
nnd theatre,
er   wiih
th
irs.     i 1 ise
oldlers were
the
���d t
.  hundred
hemselvea
ea sties,
a try   and
their pro-
Daniel'B Patriotism nmi Religious Devotion
tlioThi'int- of Taluiuee's sun-laySernioti
���Too Many Windows Looking Toward
tlm God otThh- World.
Xew Vork, Sept. 8.���*fn his sermon
fur to-day Rev. Dr. Talmage has chosen a theme overflowing with Christian
cheerfulness and encouragement, The
subject Is, Open Windows, and the text
selected was Daniel, vi., 10: "His windows being open in ins chamber toward Jerusalem."
Tiie scoundrelly princes of Persia,
urged on by political jealousy against
Daniel, have succeeded In getting a
law passed that whosoever prays to
Cud shall be put under tiie paws and
teeth of tlie lions, who are lashing
themselves In rage and hunger up and
down the*stone cage, or putting their
lower jaws on the ground, bellowing
till the earth tremble-*!. Hut the leon- ���
Ine threat did not hinder the devotions
of Daniel, the Coeur de Lion of the
ages. His enemies might as well have
a law that the sun foiouid not draw
water, or that the smith wind should
not sweep across a garden of magnolias or that God should be abolls-aied.
They eould not scare him with the red-
hnt furnaces, and thoy cannot now
scare him with the lions. As soon a?
Daniel hears of this enactment he
leaves his ollice of secre t��-ry of state,
with its upholstery of c**imson and
gold, and comes down thc white marble steps and goes to his own house,
tie opens his window and puts th*
shutters back, and pulls the curtain
aside, so that he can look toward the
sacred   city   of  Jerusalem,, and   then
this hour, stand and sit and
^^^^
Jerusalem. Some of these people played on the heather of the Scottish hills.
Bome of them were driven out by-
Irish famine. Some of them, ln early
life, drilled in the German army. Some
of them were accustomed at Lyons, or
Marseilles, or Paris to see on the
street Victor Hugo and Gambetta.
Seme chased the chamois among the
Alpine precipices. Some plucked the
ripe  clusters from    Italian    vineyard,
But it Is another Jerusalem toward
which we now need to open our windows. The exiled evangelist of Ephe-
sus saw it one day as the surf of the
learlan sea foamed and splashed over
the boulders at his feet, and his vision
reminded ine of a wedding day when
tiie bride by sister and maid was having garlands twisted for her hair, and
jewels strung for her neck, just before
she puts lier betrothed hand Into the
hand of her atllanced: "I, John, saw
the Holy City, New Jerusalem, coming
lh hundred- or i
twithstnndlng,
contrary, they
ml extensive
vhlts
invy-b'ue
dc
In will
. and  i
rys dres
tlnnnel i
retimes
with kni
m
ck-
ill
it
than t
Vienna owe
is the most
In the world.
15,000,000 flora's n large por-
i, besides the
of his other Inure in-
u spent in beautifying
Through his stintless
to the imperial opera
i*. well as to tho societies of decorative art and the varied
sciences, he has developed a spirit of
culture within his empire second to
none, so that Vienna has become a
recognized centre for art. Every industry and worthy undertaking this
monarch has fostered. Considering all
this, it is not to lie wondered at that
he is Immensely popular with tlie Austrian people, upon whom he has lavished millions upon millions in charity. During his reign he has relieved more suffering and distress than
nil the other European! rulers combined. His innate sense, of justice is
shown by thc fact that of till Kuropean rulers he was1 the first to rec
ognize    American    citizenship,      nni
and
erbockersi black stockings, doga .in
gloves and atraw hats. They both
seeme i to dislike In ine,* stared at. The
down   l rlnce     Bhowed    resentment
��� while at Constance    when too   much
. attention was paid him.  Nothing delight. *d ihem su much as the .devices
.adopted by their attendants and by
the management of the hotel to prevent the future subjects of the Crown
Prince from getting even a' glimpse
of the imperial boys, indeed, they
seemed tu look upon the public almoat
1 in the light or tin enemy, and to thor-
1 onghly enjoy everything done to iii.-*
: gr tin tie it.
In spite of hla diminutive stature
and delicate physique the Crown
Prince seems to ben brisk little relluw
��� ��� fair-haired and thin, the very Image
of bis father, both in feature and inan-
[ ner,    copying  hi.*,    fa titer's   military
j swagger and peculiarities of gesture
! In    bhe   must   entertaining     fashion.
; Prince Kited, whu,    although a   year
younger* weighs close upon *0) pounds
and is much taller and   broader,   resembles his mother,   His hair la dark,
! and so are his eyes.   Until his locks
were clipped he was really a beautiful
[ boy, his eyes being sometimes dreamy
j and    sometimes    lighted up    with a i
sparkle of mischief) of which he i.s a j
that in the face of the fact that he i perfect little demon.
was fleeply grieved la) the nonlnter-, NOT MUCH FUN FOR
ference of "the  United States In    behalf of  Ids  vuunger brother���the unfortunate and  misguided  .Maximilian.
After thc tragic  death ol her son,   	
Prince Rudolph,  thc  heirship  to the ��� think-- royalty ;i goud deal of
Austrian throne fell to Karl Ludwlg,   _q js watched and guarded
^^^^^^^^^^^   \LPIIONSO,
If it be Bafe  to Judge ol  hoy kings
In the same  way us people judge of
other boya It is s)afo to sfay that Al-
phoiiso, the D-year-oid King of Spaln-
i Lore.
closely
the Emperor's  oldest   brothor,  It  is ' as -when lie was a baby, and as His
he and not hla son, Ferdiand D'Este   Majesty is at least beginning to ahow
���'- is generally supposed,     wlio    has   aigns of enjoying    reasonably    vigor-
' "~  ftic
oris health, this careful watch Is
thing oi  Ml  others to  which  lie   oi>-
jects.     Perhaps the worst feature of
, his kingdom U that lie has no boy
playmates; for etlquetjte in Spain denies that any boy ta good enough to
; play with the king.       Tlio    avera
heen selected as the next ruler of Austria, liN  father,   at the earnest:    solicitation of his  wife,  having    withheld the  withdrawal   which  lie had
prepared in favor of Ids **on.
FAMOUS AS AX  EQUESTRIENNE.
That   such au accomplished horse-
woman as Henriette, Queen   of    the
Belgians, should be thrown from her
saddle lias caused   considerable   surprise among European aristocracy, to
whom her Majesty's skill in the man- j
agemont of tho most spirited horses
has'been well known fnr ���.cars. Queen
Henriette, as noted  ia  a  foreign  de- !
spatch to the Chronicle    the    other i ,-���,.,���,.,,. lu ,,, ,.(1   -., -   ,.
day, wo- unseated while riding near   f-1:�� \''"    Uo '   ��^ hlcnce very olten I
.     .   ... j k.iu a p,,oii.-u s mother being so loud
: of luin tnat every we- k almost -he hits
', hlin sit for a picture.    The little chap
is pal* and delicate looking, bub dur
I Chi _ ____
this feature of King Alphonso's coudi- j
tion, will doubtless sympathize with :
the lonely liltle Spaniard, Another
uulsnnco In Alphonso's lifo la that he
i> ktpt cmitiamtiiy dressed up���a condition against which almost any of
his youthful subjects would rebel furiously. The    irrepressible      photo-
I suppose the people in the street
gathered under and before the window
md said: "Just see that man defying
the law, he ought to be arrested." And
the constabulary of the city rush to
tlie police headquarters and report that
Daniel Is on his knees at thc wide-open
window. "You are my prisoner," says
r.he ollicer of the law, dropping a
heavy hand on the shoulder of the
kneeling Daniel. As the constables
open the door of the cavern to thrust
in their prisoner, they see the glaring
eyes of the monster. But Daniel be-
I ;omes the first lion tamer, and they
; lick his hand and fawn at his feet,
j and that night he sleeps wit'h the shaggy mane of a wild beast for his pil-
: low, while the king that night, sleepless in the palace, lias on him the paw
! and teeth of a lion he cannot tame���
��� the lior. of a remorseful conscience.
'What a picture it would be for some
artist. Darius, in the early dusk of
morning, not waiting for footman or
chariot, hastening to the den, all llush-
| ed and nervous and dishabille, and
: looking through the crevices of the
cage to see what had become of the
prime minister, "What, no sound!" he
says. "Daniel Is surely devoured, and
tlie lions are sleeping after their horrid meal, the bones of the poor man
scattered across the floor ot the cavern." "Wibh trembling voice Darius
calls out, "Daniel!" No answer, for
the prophet is yet in profound slumber.
But a Hon, more easily awakened, advances, and, with hot breath blown
down through the crevice, seems an- '
grily to demand the cause of this In- '
terruption, nnd then another wild beast !
' lifts his mane from under Daniel's I
��� i head, and the prophet waking up,
comes forth to report himself all unhurt and well.
But our text stands us at Daniel's
window, open toward Jerusalem.   Why
in   that    direction  open?      Jerusalem
was his native land, and all the pomp :
of his Babylonish successes could not
make  him  forget it.    He came  there
from Jerusalem at eighteen  years  of
age, and he never visited it, though he
lived   to   be   eighty-live   years.     Yet, ,
when he wanted to arouse the deepest
emotloas and  grandest aspirations  of
his heart, he had his window open to- j stone,
ward his native Jerusalem.   Tliere are
many of you  to-day who  understand
that without any exposition.    This  is
Some lifted thtir faces under tbe mid- j down from God out of heaven l >��� ��� n
night sun of  Norway.      It is no dia- ���   ���-     - ���-       " -      . *nB.u-1*
honor to our land  lhat they remember
the place of their nativity.   Miscreants
they   would  be  It,   while    they    have
some  of   their  windows   open   to   take
In  the free air of America,  and    the
sunlight  of an atmosphere  which    no
kingly despot has ever breathed, they
forgot sometimes to open the Window
toward  Jerusalem.
No wonder that the son of the Swiss,
when far away from home, hearing
the national air of hia country sung,
the malady of homesickness comes on
him so powerfully as to cause his
death. Ynu have the example of he-
role Daniel of my text for keeping
early memories fresh. Forget not the
old folks at home. Write often; and,
if you have surplus of means and they
are poor, make practical contributions, and rejoice that America is
bound to all the world by ties of san-
guinlty as Is no other nation. Who
can doubt but It Is appointed for the
evangelisation of other lands) What
a stirring melting, gospelizlng theory
that all the doors of other nations are
open toward us, while our windows
are open toward them!
But Daniel, In the text, kept this
porthole of his domestic fortress unclosed because Jerusalem was the capital of sacred inlluences. There had
smoked the sacrifice. There was the
holy of holies. There was the ark of
the oovenant, There stood the temple.
We are all tempted to keep our windows open on the opposite side, toward
the world, that we may see and hear
and appropriate Its advantages. What
does the world say? What does the
world think? What does the world
do? Worshippers of the world instead
of worshippers of God. Windows open
toward Babylon. Windows open toward Corinth, Windows open toward
Athens. Windows open toward Sodom. Windows open toward the flats,
Instead of windows open toward the
hills. Sad mistake, for this world,
* god is like something I saw In
Germany*
the
-thi
ed as a bride adorned for her husband," Toward lhat bridal Jerusalem
are our windows opened?
We would do well to think more of
heaven. It fs not a mere annex of
earth. It Is not a desolate outpost. As
Jerusalem was the capital o[ Judea,
and Babylon the capital of the Babylonian monarchy, aad London is tho
capital of Great Britain, and Washington Is the capital of our own republic, lhe New Jerusalem Is the capital
of the universe. The King lives mere,
and the royal family of the redeemed
have their places tliere, and there Is
a congress of many nations, and the
parliament of all lhe world. Yea, S3
Daniel had kindred In Jerusalem of
whom he often thought, though he lell
home when a very young man. perhaps
father and mo titer and brothers and
sisters still living, and was homesick
to see them, and they belonged to the
high circles of royalty, Daniel himself
having royal blood In his veins, so we
have In the New Jerusalem a great
many kindred, and we are sometimes
homesick lo see them, and they are all
princes and princesses, In them the
blood imperial, and we do well to keep
our windows open, toward their eternal
resilience.
It is a joy for us to believe that while
we are Interested in them they are Interested In us. Muoh thought of heaven makes one heavenly. The airs that
blow through that open window are
charged with lite, and sweep up to us
aromas from gardens that never wither, under skies that never cloud, in a
spring-tide that never terminates, Compared With It all other heavens are
dead failures.
Homer's heaven was an elyslum
which he describes as a plain at the
end of the earth or beneath, with no
snow nor rainfall, and the sun never
goes down, and Uhadamanthus, the
justest of men, rules, lleslod's heaven
Is what he culls the Islands of the blessed, In the midst of the ocean, three
times a year blooming with most ex-
SgJSySfl ?h'gmUhf'w^ran;ri���; | SwVftiwei*^-JtM>lrJ��  tinted
with purple, while games and music
and horse races occupy the time. The
Scandinavian's heaven was tho hall of
Walhalla, where the God Odin gave unending wine suppers, to earthly heroes
and heroines. The Mohammedan's heaven passes its disciples ln over the
..., _    bridge El-SIrat, which is finer than a
uieiu  Wiwi  .��.����j        and    hair and  sharper  than  a sword,  and
lets them drop forever down. The    then they are let loose Into a riot   of
, The victim In olden time was brought
! there, and tills figure would open Its
��� arms to receive him, and once enfolded, the figure closed with a hundred
j knives and lances upon him, and then
I let him drop one hundred and eighty
| feet sheer down. So the world first
i embraces Its Idolaters, then cloS'
i upon them with many tortures,
j then "       " *       "*"���
highest honor the world oould confer   everlaatltig sensuality.
was to make a man Roman emperorj
but, out of sl-tty-three emperors, it
allowed only sii  to die peacefuly   In
The dominion of this world over multitudes is Illustrated by the namea of
their Zhc'lTot rnneyrlwMchhthyeyhcaa.1   and^foundno Homer's ejyslum, Voyai,
sovereigns and half sovereigns, crown
The American aborigines look forward to a heaven of Illimitable hunting
ground, partridge, nnd deer, and wild
duck more than plentiful, and the*
hounds never off the scent, and the
guns never missed fire. But the geQ-
prapher has followed the earth round,
ers have traversed the deep In all directions, nnd found no lleslod's islands of
the blessed. The Mohammedan's celestial debauchery nnd the Indian's eternal hunting ground for vast multitude?
have no charm. But nere rolls tn the
Bible heaven. No more sea���that Is,
no wide separation. No more night���
that Is, no Insomnia. No more tears���
that Is, no heartbrenk. No more pain
���that Is, dismissal of lancet and bitter
draught nnd miasma, and banishment
of neuralgias, and catalepsies, and enn-
e iiu.ua,. aa    sumption.     All colors In the wall   ex-
fh-TwMt crises of life can give us , cept gloomy black; all the music  In the*
the great ci ises aoimL   Danjel|    t0   niaJnr.keVi because celebratlve and ju-
Rlver crystalline, gnte crystal
and half crowns, Napoleons and half
Napoleons, Fredericks and double
Fredericks, and ducats, and Isabel-
Hons, ail of which names mean not so
much usefulness as dominion. The
most of our windows open toward the
exchange, toward the salon of fashion,
toward the god of this world. In olden times the length of the Knglish
yard was fixed by the length ot the
arm of King Henry I., and we are
apt to measure things by a variable
standard and by the human arm, that
help,
open  our
ellglon.
We need, like
windows  toward    God    and
But, mark you, that good lion tamer
Is not standing at the window, hut
kneeling   wiiile   he   looks   out.     Most
those
I now reof a man
go  boy,    after    fully    digesting ; getting to  be a nation  of foreigners.
Liege. Her Injuries worn not at all
serious. Queen Flouriotte, who Is nn
Austrian archduchess by birth, Is almost ns celebra*"ed for hor equestrian
feats as her cousin, Dmpress Elisabeth.   Not   content   with   ordinary
the past BUiummcr has gained con-
rdd-raM * strength, ns the result of
unstinted exercise   with   u   favorite
They have come into all occupations
and professions. They sit In all
churches. Jt may be twenty years ago
since you got your naturalization papers, and you may be thoroughly Americanized, but you can't forget the
land of your birth, and your warmest | id
sympathies go out toward It. Your T"
windows are open toward Jerusalem. Vour father and mother are bur-
ted there. It may have been a humble
home In which you were born, but
your memory often plays around It,
and you hope some day to go and se
photographs are taken u*.
standing or sitting posture,
member but one picture
kneeling, and thait was David Diving-
who, ln the cause of God and
civilization, sacrificed himself; and In
the heart of Africa his servant, Maj-
wara, found him ln the ten', by the
light of a candle, stuck on the top ot"
a box, ' '"* *---j *-
pillo'
iox, his head in his hands upon the
ow, and dead on his knees. But
e Is a great lion tamer, living under
blinnt. ___^____
line, and skies crystalline, because everything Is clear nnd without doubt.
White robes, nnd that means slnless-
ness. Vials full of odors, and that
means pure regalement of the senses.
Rainbow, and that means the storm la
over. Marriage supper, and that
means gladdest festivity. Twelvf
manner of fruits, and that means luscious nnd unending variety. Harp,
trumpet, grand march anthem, amen
and hallelujah ln the same orchestra.
Choral meeting solo, and overture
meeting antlphon, and strophe joining
dithyramb, as they roll In the ocean or.
doxologics.     And you nnd T may ha-"*-
halr d_ls- ; nil that, and have "it forever through
here Is a g  - -        ,    , 	
the naah of the light, and hls^- ?-   , -j^-,,***- "-,',; j-fHIm  with  thr-
-   -'     blood nf one wounded hand rub out our
beveled of  the  breeze,  .
fact is, that a man can see further on
knees   than    standing   on   tiptoe,
Jerusalem waa about five hundred and
fifty statute miles from Babylon, and
tlie   vast   Arabian   desert   shifted   Its
sands between them.  Yut through ttiat
open   wiuduw   Daniel   saw   Jerusalem,
saw all  between It,  saw beyond, saw
saw eternity, saw earth anil saw
like to see the way
it���the  hill,   the   tree, "the   brook,   the I heaven.   Would you H-.rr.n-h
~m~~m       sins to pardon, tarou.,a
���jomfort.   through
house,   the  place so  sacred,   the door
through your
troubles
sin, and wilh the other wounded ham.
swing open the shining portals.
Day and night keep your window
open toward that Jerusalem. Sin?:
about It. Pray about It. Think ahoul*
it. Talk about It. Dream about It. Do
not be Inconsolable about your frlenda
who have gone into It. Do not worry
If something In your h<*art Indleaten
that you are no1*, far oft from Its testacies.   Do not think  that   when
,:���*:!    ho i        'atud royal oi nlli ',
Dulte * ;|*'- '��� '��� ���' j l-uvurla. She is
the socqnd    ifi    f the D ike, and their
life iw Ily    happy.      Carl
'! ,      or Is u  brother of the En proi *
of Austrl i.    Me an I his  wife lead a
simple but busy  life, for  his    Royal
lii:j. ii   - lio - i hree oyo hospitals under his own Immediate care, all found- .
ed by himself.   The principal and fa- |
vorlte oae of these Institutions is nt
the royal  castle a'*.    Tegernsee,    an
ancient schloss in a town which wok i
founded In the year 7-HI.   It Is a com- !
rortable house, with numerous beau- j
tiful old-fashioned rooms, which have
been   rendered    vory   -homeliku    nnd
pretty by the duchess and her daughters.
The hospital ts situated in oue
wing of the schloss, as the duke finds
it most convenient to have his patients under his own roof. No royal
duke nnd duchess in all Kurope lead
such truly unselfish lives as the Duko
and Duchess Carl Theodor of Bavaria,
The duke attends to the numerous
patients every morning, performing
lho necessary operations himself, and
is almost Invariably accompanied by
, the duchess, who is a skilful and
trained nurse. No fees nre taken nt
any uf the hospitals, most of the pa-
blnatlona  ol   vivid  Scotch tartan  do- ' and may havo come into prosperities
lighted Her   Mnjeaty,     Oue   -evening   which you  never could  aave reached
If j*"ti hi i .   iyed thei e, and you may
i h ��� Qu e i and ��� ii ��� Pi ir o > ont-ort, who
frequently visited tho narrow stro ts
und slums of Windsor qui*:" alone, hap-
[i ned to wnlk along ii mean thoro i| n-
[nr' aud oul Id i r si ond-hand shop
hung n brilliant bluo bull dress, gar-
l ind d with battere i roso,-?, an l u gey
\ r (..ii tartan gown, trimmed with
green velvet. It did not require the
ticket which wna ostentatiously fastened on tliein to toll both tlie Queen
and the Prince Consort from whope
wardrobe they had como. A stern
uknso Issued to the dressers aud wardrobe maids, to whom the Quei n a
cast-off garments were n perquisite,
that these .should never be sold In
Windsor or anywhere else, as having
ben worn by tiie Queen, This regulation holds goud atill, though tho
sombre garments of to-day "would not
attract the same notice ns the guy
raiment  of  tlio past.
p      lolo deal structure Joins
ual m   esslty In bidding us pi
pi   ,. and pray.
In olden times
Bill
. and
HELLO I
"Really," remarked Mrs. Erown-
.Tones, " telephone peoplo are awfully polite."
" In what way ?" growled Mr. Jones.
"Why, thoy always return a call as
soon as It is mado."
have   many   windows   10   your   tlOUS     -
bay w Indows, and skylight wlndo ������ i,
and windows of conservatory, aad
windows on all sides���but you hav.; at
le one window open toward Jerusalem,
When the foreign steamer comes to
the wharf, you see the long line of
sailors, with shouldered mad bags,
coming down the planks, carrying as
many letters as you might suppose to
be enough for a year's correspondence,
and this repeated again and again
during the week. Multitudes of tbem
are letters from home, and at all the
postollices of the land people will go ,  ,   .
to tho window and anxiously ask for ' Jerusalem, ls^lieaven.
them, hundreds of thousands of persons finding that window of foreign
malls the open window toward Jerusalem. Messages that say: "When
are you coming home to eee us?
Brother has gone into the army. Sister is dead. Father and mother are
getting very feeble. We are having a
great struggle to get on here. Would
you advise us to come to you, or will
you come to us? All join in love, and
hope to meet you, if not in this world,
then in a better.   Good-bye."
Yes, ye3; In all these cities, nnd
amid   the   flowering  western   prairies,
palaces of the heavenly Jerusalem will
be free to Cod's children, and even thi
the Ear] of Wes-tmore-   throne-room  will  not be  denied,  and
we pray for ourselves. Oh, men and
women, bounded on one side by Shad-
rach's red-hot furnace, and the other
side by devouring lions, learn the secret of courage and deliverance by
looking at that Babylonish .window
open toward the southwest! "Oh," you
say, "that is the direction of the Arabian desert!" Yes; but on the other
side of the desert is God, is Christ, Is
lem, is heaven.
The Brussels lace Is superior to all
other lace, so beautiful, so multiform,
so expensive���four hundred francs a
pound. All the world seeks It. Do
you know how it Is made? The spinning Is done In a dark room, tbe only
light admitted through a small aperture, and that light falling directly on
the pattern. And the finest specimens
of Christian character I have ev��r seen
or ever expect to aee are those to be
found In lives all of whose windows
have been darkened by bereavement
and misfortune save one, but under
that one window of prayer the lnter-
wlth Me In My throne.'
But you cannot go in except as conqueror. Many yeara ago the Turks
and Christiana were In battle, and tho
Christians were defeated, and with
their commander Stephen fled toward!
a fortress where the mother of their
commander was staying. When she
saw her son and his army In disgraceful retreat, she had the gates of the
fortress rolled shut, and then from tho*
top of the battlement cried out to her
son. "You cannot enter here except aa
conaueror!" Then Stephen rallied his
forces, and resumed the battle, and
gained the day, twenty thousand driving back two hundred thousand. For
those who are defeated ln battle with
sin and death and hell, nothing but.
shame and contempt; but for those who
gain the victory through our Lord
Jesus Christ the gates of the New
Jerusalem will hoist, and there shall be
an abundant entrance into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord, toward which
you do well to keep your windows open. <**** ^*F|% **   & ***"
a�� @
CHAPTER III.
Tho picture was not skied; on the
contrary, it was hung on the lino,
nnd In a very fair place���according to
tho opinion of everybody except the
painter. This astonished the artists
at the Bayard Club, who lu Potter's !
absence spoke their minds pretty j
freely about it. They said It
was sixth-rate painting, not art at
all, bad lu color, and bad in drawing
(I admit that, to my uncritical, eyo,
tho violin seemed Incorrect). The
best that could be. said about it wns
thut it had a certain fetching pret-
tlneea but that was not due to Dot- r
tor's skill; with such a model tho
picture couldn't help being
pretty, and because it wa*
pretty, it hnd been hung on tho line.
The Academy was nothing more than
a. shop, and the shopkeepers were
more interested in pleasing the vulgar taste of the public than ln trying
to elevate It, and so ou, and soon.
But that Which astonished (nnd, I
think, exasperated) these brother artists still more, was to hoar that
"L'allegro" (which wns tlie title we
bad given the picture) had beon sold
on the very lirst day of tlie exhibition,
and for fifty guineas���a price whicli
to mo seemed excessive, considering
what capital oleographs can bo
bought lor a pound apiece.
I could not go to the Academy with
my friends on tho opening day, for a.
new operetta had been put up lor rehearsal, nnd that kept me irom eleven
in the morning until tea-time overy
day for a whole week. But on Tuesday in the following week 1 got away
niter a couple oi hours' rehearsal, and
arrived at Burlington House shortly
ulter two.
The galleries wero crowded to excess, but I knew the room in which
"L-ftllegro" WOS hung, and I made ior
that at once, with a kind of presentiment that 1 should und my friends
tliere, this being only their second
visit.   1  waa not mistaken.
1 caught sight oi Potter rirst. He
was planted in tho middle of the
room, with his arms iulded., and his
���t-yes screwed up, criticizing tho skied
pictures. ills strange, uot to say
disreputable, appearance, attracted
some attention, and, indeed, his large
hat, ragged hair, flaming neckerchief', and old velvet jacket were more
than sufficiently conspicuous among
those well-dressed people. Some oi
the simple udks regarded hiin with
uwe and admiration, whilo others
nudged each Other aud laughed; but
ho did not see these, for they were
carom) to laugh behind his back.
Then, in the distance, 1 caught sight
Of Madge in her whito hat and new
dress, looking the most beautiful and
most elegant oi all who there represented beauty and fashion. Kvery one
turned to look ut her, but not ns they
regarded PoUer. She was with Cicely.
Poor Joan had a headache���having
beeu tliere since nine o'clock in the
morning���and was seated alone. Cicely looked tired also ; but nothing
seemed to a.leet Madge; her physique
was perfect, she looked as though
she had but just entered tho room.
With a biush anil a little hesitation,
she took mu to see her portrait. There
were many people be,ore every ono of
the pictures, but it pleased mo to observe that the crowd was thicker belore "L'ullugro." It seemed smaller
thero thua it did iu. the studio, but
it charmed me Just as much as ever���
the arch, lovely tace, thu graceful, tall
figure, and ttiu delicate hand poising
the, bow���still tne .iddle was certainly
out oi drawing, as tliey said at the
club.
It was strange to listen to thu remarks; tiiu people who had come to
enjoy themselves Baying "How lovely 1" and the clever people using up
all the queer terms one reads iu the
newspapers, to express the same thing
or tho reverse. A student was looking CaroluIly into thu work to lind
out what was adimruhu*. but the
utshionable people gave their verdict
at the lirst glance, and those wero
loudest in Judging wlio seumod to
know  least about it.
Wo looked at each other and 6 mi led,
Madge and 1, to hear tho remarks
ol u lady just in irout of US. Hhe was
about lorty, and very iashioiiahly attired, and site addressed hersoll to a
stout gentleman about ten years older
thnn herSOli ; hu I had seen an I entered, giving an order tu a lootmnn
wiiu atood beside an opon carriage, to
which wero harnessod Iwo mogul I-
cuut horses, who pawed tiro road Impatiently, shaking their heads up uud
down, a,id J.ogling thur Silvered bllH.
"Aa I this is it," said the ludy, consulting nor catalogue ; " ' Lu'alle-
gi-u;' P. i\ Goddard, Don't liko it.
Preposterous, 1 call It. The texture,
you know. Look at tho complexion:
is It natural? And thon the tone!
Look ut those eyes; absurdly large.
Onu wants feeling in an. Vou never
sue a gin of that complexion with
black eyes; well, It may suit some
people's taste, but I like consistency."
1 wished with all my heart that sho
would turn and soo Madge, whose
beauty was only faintly represented
in tho picture. But the people wero
too Intent upon tho picture to look
to tho right or left. The stout gentleman who was with tlie tndv, however, and who could only nod and say
"Yos,*' and "AhI" and ���'Hmnl" In
reply, finding himself inconveniently
warm lu the press of the crowd, blew
a loug breath In tho air, and turned
to seo If ho could get a Ilttlo more
room. Ills eyes fell on Madge. After
regarding her for a moment, he
lookod back quickly to the picture.
Perceiving that she was recognized,
Madgo turned away, taking my arm,
aad I   led hor to    tho    seat where
had come ln. We opened tbe door, and      "Very good, Jane;  there    will    be   more thnn that, was at his disposal
found him busy  with his palette be-   tiwo there directly,'' said I, und went   If he onlv said tbe word;   i daresay
a
i
! fore a canvas on the easel, perspirri- up, for i win, not awed by theae trap-
tlon standing In beads upon bis fore- Plugs and outside show of  wealth.
I head���not so much from the effects I knocked at the outside door. Pot-
of hard work   as from    the Intense \ ter oried "Come in," and I entered.
; heat of the three Argand burners in I'otter wus seated before his can-
tho reflector, which   were all alight, yne! Madge, in her pretty new drew),
, und turned up as high as the chlm- an(1 her race flushed with excitement,
Cicely was sitting beside poor Joan;
and two people rising at that iu-
stunt We took their places.
Naturally our eyos    turned toward
the crowd iu front of Madge's  port-
rait.    1 Observed that the stout gen- |
tloinan and  his companion  wore    no J
longer tliere.    But 1   caught sight of \
him presently, u little further along
the room, standing In the roar of the '
lady, but looking covertly at Madge,
ft aeemed prSt.y clear that if Ue had \
identified her with the figure In "T/ul* I
legro," he had not communicated his
discovery, for the lady showed no curl-
OSlty  with  regard    to    Madge.      He
oould not keep his eyas off lier, nnd !
Wherever  he  went  I   could    wee    his |
round red faeo turned toward um, yot \
In  such  a  manner  as  not  to  he observed by the lady  With Wm.    Prom
this 1 concluded that she might be his
wife.
When Potter Joined irs I proposed
that we should take some refreshment, and the proposal being acceptable to ull (and to none more than
Putter), we made our way to the
refreshment room, seated ouraelvea nt
a table, and ordered sandwiches.
Madge was next to me,* at the end
of tbo table. While we were thus
seated, the gentleman and lady I have
spoken of above passed us, and going
further up the room, the gentleman
placed a chair for tho lady, the back
towards us, and seated himself opposite to her, so that onco more be
could look at Madge without exciting his companion's attention. I
do not think this was the result of
an accident, for thero was no sign
of surprise on his face as his eyeB
fell upou her. He must have seen
that 1 was watching him, but it
mado no difference, he stared all the
same. As for Madge, she may or may
not have noticed his persistent rudeness; u pretty girt has to endure, and
In time disregards, this kiud of persecution.
I had opportunity to observe him���
too much for my 'taste.     He  was a
ponderous,      plethoric,      middle-aged
uian, with a broad, red face, a   pronounced double chin ; tho back oi Iris
short nock formed a pink ridgo over
his stiff collar. His chiu and upper \
lip  wero shaved;  Uis  whiskers were |
sandy      gray,     and      his   hair,      a
little     darker,     was     turned     with ;
the irons.    One could sec that he was ,
fond of good eating and drinking by
his complexion and    thick  lips,   nnd
bin puffy    cheeks.      He    was    high- :
shouldered, and when he wished    to :
look  round  he put  his hand on  tho
table, and moved the upper part    of
his body with his head    as    though
ho had a stiff neck.   That was   be- i
cause of his   stiff collar, which, de- !
spite tiie form of his throat, was rigid
and straight up    all    round, liko    a ;
young man's.   His hand was fat, with !
short fingers ; ou one sparkled   a pro- j
dlgious largo diamond,    The expres- I
sion of his face was not    repulsive;
on tlie contrary, thore was good humor and joviality In  !t;    his    Ilttlo'
gray eyes twinkled constantly; tliey
I wero  tho slyest, funniest  little   eyes
: Imaginable, yet shrewd and    sharp;
; their activity seemed to compensate
him fur the unwieldlnesa of his body.
He was dressed iu    black  cloth; his
coat fitted him to perfection; his hat
and  gloves seemed  to  bo quite new.
He was  served with    an    expensive
lunch; I saw him leave half a crown
on        the       plate        when the
waiter     brought    his    change.    Hut j
for     these     signs     of    wealth,    and \
the    magnificent    equipage    1    had
Been outside, I should   have said   he I
was  a  common   tradesman  or something of  that sort.
We had  finished    our    sandwiches,
paid for them, and were rising to go,
when a  lady  and gentleman passed
between Madge and  me, and  walled
Up  to  the   table beyond.  The    lady
was young, rather short, and dressed
In  the  height  of fashion;    the gentleman was tall and -straight, his figure waa that of a young man. I only
aaw hla back, for as he camo up thc
stout gentleman rose  with a  hearty
smile, and after  shaking his  friend's
. hand, held it  while he conversed until wo turned to leave the room.    I
know   now  that   he purposely    kept
hint   In   that   position   in  order  that
i Madge  might  leave   unrecognized.
|    l saw no more  of him  that    day,
for we left the exhibition soon after.
I bad come to see Madge's portrait,
' and  that only.   Potter's  vanity  was
1 Miti.ited  for  tho   day;    and   though
Juan made light of hor headache and
Wished  U   stay  (not to shorten our
I pleasure), wo felt it would ho.   well
for her to got out Into tho fresh air
of tho park.
Tho piece wo had been rehearsing
was to be produced the noxt evening.
Madge had a great desire to hear It;
��� she had a constant desire, Indeed, for
nny sort of distraction, and late
events hud unfitted lior moro than
over for serious work ; and as Potter
pleaded other engagements, I undertook to pass the sisters Into the
houso and take them home niter the
performance. Madgo spent the jlay
with a friend, and In tho evening I
met the throe girls with Horace at
the door of thc theatre; and there 1
met them again after the perform-
once.
It was about a quarter to twelve
whon wo reached Sunnyslde Cottage;
to our astonishment, wc saw an unusually brilliant light on tho first
floor. Joan had taken the key of the
door, that the eervaat might not be
kept up, so we let ourselves
ln and wont upstairs, wondering greatly what was tbe
cause of the unusual Illumination;
we could not believe it was Potter,
for ho had spoken of engagements,
and that we knew meant an evening
nt his club. Nevertheless, it woe ho.
"We beard him whistling like a blackbird as we approached the door���
apparently     unconscious    thnt     we
there ?     How
irl sd gayly, and
he    continued,
Well,    Horace,
*ade
ueys  permitted.   It   was such
tro ordinary sight that  the girls all
three exclaimed la one breath:
"Pana !"
"Halloa, girls! vou
do, Holderness?" he <
rubbing In the color,
"Hard at it, you see.
how's the bon-bon   t;
With this, Potter turned [rom the
canvas, allowed his brows to retract,
and wiped the perspiration from his
forehead with the cuff of his over-
lasting jacket.
"What does this mean 7" asked
Madge.
"It means, my dear, that I have received a commission Tor a replica of
the thing in tiie academy. No Question oi' price. Of Course I shn'a't let
It go for a miserable fifty pounds, Bay
I let him lime tt for twice that.and
do the Job In a week. Woll, a hundred a week represents a decent income, about five or six thousand a
year, eh ?"
We were all so astonished we could
say nothing at the moment, but presently Cicely observed. In her quiet
way���
"What a pity it Is that you despise
money so, papa dear*"
"O.' course, money is no object to
me!" said Potter cavalierly, and Indeed with some truth, ior there was
generally very little at his disposal;
"but ono naturally likes to have one's
talent  recognized."
" And who wants the othor portrait of mo?" asked Madge, wlio
perhaps saw quite as mueh for flattery of herself as of her father's talent   in   tills  commission.
"Perfect stranger. Called this afternoon Just as I wns going out," replied Potter. " Come in a carriage
���magnificent horses���footman and
coaclimau la livery���sliver mountings to the harness." He gavo a
short whistle to express magnificence
too groat for words.
I cost    au apprehensive glanco at
Madge; she  was  blushing with    delight.     Joan looked at mo signifieent-
ly,  as much    a
turn  her head,
vain than ever.1
"He is Impatient to have tlio picture, so I set to work at once," Potter coutlnued.
" And how long did he stay 7" asked
Madgo.
" About half an hour."
"Then you've taken a good while
to prime your canvas,'* observed
Horace.
Potter would readily have" said the
word, but Madge would not hear
of It, and declared she would
rather go out as a shop-woman thnn
accept pecuniary help of that kind.
Then he found an engagement for
Cicely, where she got twice as much
as the school paid her, and for lees
than half the amount of work. He
offered to buy as many picture* as
I'otter could produce. When .Joan
Mr. Motley���he was the grew stronger he to*>*s her. with P-ot-
we 11-dressed, common-looking   ter and Madge, In the grand carriage
stood on one Fide, and Mr. Motley Ou
the other, looking at the work.
There wab not the Slightest   doubt
lett in .my   mind as Madge introduced import ly,
man "with ttie puffy red face and tlie   to Richmond, when* they dined at tlie
lively httle gray  eyes I had seen at : Star and Garter.   Tliey couldn't help
the Academy.
"Weil. Holderness, how do vou think
It's coming?' Potter a.-.k,d. after giving me a finger.
The pose was not the some as in
" I/Allegro ;' Madge was seated with
ths viuii'i in hur lap, hur face was
mure in repose. It was loss theatrical, and 1 liked it batter, Whon t
said so, Mr. Motley declared he WOs
glad to hear it.
"And. ni tell you why,- hu added,
bumping himself down in n ohair,
and wiping his moist brow with a
spiendlu Mik handkerchief, which he
kepi constantly in his hand for that
purpose, "There s a bit of rivalry
between rne and my partner llnr-
lowe���when I buy a new horso hu
buys q new horse, when he takes a
���country house I tako a country house, and each of us tries to
be just a Uttle ahead of the other, you
know,'���he laughed heartily, his
little eyes growing smaller, but
twinkling as slyly   as ever���"and ho,
liking him���they forgave his faults in
thinking of his goud qualities, Nay,
I think they Uked him better for his
faults���It put them ou an equality,
their mental superiority balancing his
pecuniary advantage And then, onu
always leans towards people whose
peculiarities excite pleasantry. Mr.
Motley knew his defects; and laughed
heartily ut any pleasantry at his expense
lint this change ol feeling excited my
serious apprehensions. For it was obvious that Mr. Motley's persistency
waa not merely tlio result of a determination to get the picture he had
set his mind on having, 1 think we all
��aw���though we kept the matter
tpilet���that it was the model and not
the  portrait which  interested  him.
While Joan was still too weak to
renew her engagement at the school,
Cicely lost hers���the family deciding
to go abroad for three months���so not
one of the family was earning money,
for no pinching could arouse u spirit
when Harlowe told mme he'd bought   of industry in J otter; on the contrary
the best picture in the exhibition, I
made up tny mind to cap it by hook or
by crook. Says I to myself, the man
that -painted ouo can paint another,
and It he finds it worth lib* while to
paint a better ho'll paint a bettor.
That's human nature, So without
saying n word to htm, I just looked
out yonr address in thu catalogue, and
that's mm  it camo about, you hoo.'
I saw that Madge was vexed to find
that her portrait had been in request
merely to gratify tlie senseless vanity ot two vulgar brewers. For my
owu part,   1  was dulightud.
"Wow Madgu must hate him,"
thought 1.
Puiiier was not  pie-used cither;  It
wus uot udmiratiou  ol  the portrait
So say, " Tills "will ��� t,r ��* tlie picture that hud actuated
and make her'more   Mr* Motiejy���nothing bui  his ratuoua
vanity,     it was good I
"i had no iuea that my picture bad
been purchased by your partner,' naid
i'otter.
"So, I suppose not.   Huwevur, he's
got it���and  thu fun of it is he'll  hu
puzzled to know what to do with it.
| His who won't have it in the houso,
1 I'll warrant���that is," lie added, clos-
! ing ids shrewd eyos, "not if l know
"But what sort of  a gentleman Is
he?" asked nMdgc.
" Oh ! a Jolly old fellow "
" Old ?"
" Well, nbont fifty. This is the sort
Of a man he Is." Saying that, Cotter
took up a piece of charcoal, and began
a sketch, on the wall, of tho gentleman, beginning at. his feet and working upwards, "There you are," said
he. " Black trouser.3, black frock-coat,
white walstcoa-t���-*"
He had got up so far when Cicely
said��� *     ���
"He doesn't look like a real gentle-
man."
" What nonsense, Cicely 1" exclaimed
Madgu; "gentlemen can be stout as
well ns common people."
"1 should    think ho," said Pottor,
still drawing.   "Tiio man next   door1
says he's a millionaire���there, that's
how he looks, roughly."
Rough as tho drawing was, I recognized a stroug resemblance to the
stout mau at tho Academy, whom I
had thought might be a tradesman.
"Then you know something about
him ?"
" I know that, and I know his
name Is Motley���you've seen that
name about, iloldernes.*! ?���' Motley
and Harlowe's entire,' big brewers, or
something of that kind, and bankers
as  well���he's  tho senior partner,
"And does ho want an exact replica ?" asked Madge.
" Well, uo. He says ho should liko
tlie face a Ilttlo moro In profile."
T saw. and Madge saw aiso, that
It was the portrait Mr. Motley wanted, and not merely the picture.
" I told iiim," continued Potter,
" that if he called to-morrow ho
could choose what pose he prefers.
Ilo replied at once that he would do
that witli pleasure."
" Thoa ho Is coming to-morrow,
and  I-I '*
"Oh, you'll have to bo nt home, of
courso"
Madge sat down, with n little Inugh.
It was plain to see that .she was delighted.
As I walked homo to my lodgings
in Lambeth, my spirits were strangely
depressed. What was thero to dread ?
That Mr. Motley wai*; Infatuated with
Madge���that he was free to marry
���that Madge would consent to be Ills
wife! Well, would that bo to her disadvantage? Bhould 1 hes! t a to to
make her my wifo if she would find
me acceptable ob a husband? Wuh I
younger, better, more suitable than
Mr. Motley? Was 1 concerned for her
happiness purely and simply? 1 could
not answer this quostloili for I knew
that I loved Madge, and that 1 was
au old fool.
( IIAI'TFU   IV.
I knew I should not bo wantod    at
Sunnyslde uiu next day, so I abstained irom going,   anxious us I was to
ascertain    whether   my    supposition
With regard to Air. Motley's identity
was correct; but on Thursday I went
there, at thu customary hour,    with
my violin,
j    My fears were  confirmed the    moment I came iu sight or the liousc,
for there before  tho door stood    tlie
magnificent equipage I   had seen    at
the entrance to Burlington House, the
horses champing their bits and sbak-
i Ing their glUterlng harness, the conch-
man rigiu on  tlio bos, and thc foot-
; man, in his  long    drab coat,   stand-
I lug    with his    arms crossed by the
door.
I The corners of the blinds of the ad-
i Joining hoose nnd those over the way
j were raised, nnd poople were peep-
I Ing through, just as If a funeral had
: been taking place.
"Tho gentleman Is upstairs, Bir,"
said the maid Jane, In a low tono of
caution, as r entered.
anything about tuu character of that
young lady."
"Oh, Mr. Harlowe has married a
tartar, hey V" asked Putter cheerily.
"Not yet," answered Mr. Motley;
"we're both ohl bachelors ut present. But ho will marry this young
lady���if your portrait doesn't upset
the arrangement-���there's beeu a tiff
over it already, I believe." And again
Mr. Motley laughed, his whole body
slinking with merriment. "However,"
he resumed, wiping his brow ouce
more, "she'll got over that���It's to
her advantage. That's human nature."
"I'm afraid," said I, "that you havo
a   very   pour    ,opinion   of   human :
nature,"
"1 have," said ho, emphatically. "I
have had to study it a goud deal. I
shouldn't havo made my position
what It Is otherwise." Then reflectively he added���"She'll marry
him. She saw it was no good setting her cap at me."
If Mr. Motley was low In our esteem, his partner was still lower; for
what could Mr. Harlowe be like if Mr.
Motley were more to be preferred by
a young lady ?
The color had gone from Madge's
face. Sho was disgusted���and well
she, might be*
Soon afterwards Mr. Motley left,
saying that lie would drop in again
now and then to see how the picture
was going on, and begging Potter to
spare no pains over It. as money was
no consideration. Potter went downstairs with him, and presently we
heard the carriage door shut and the
horses start off; but Madge did not
go to tho window, as 1 feel sure she
would under other circumstances.
"He's a vulgar old brute!" said
Potter when ho came back,
"Detestable!" said Madge.
I was silent, fearing my friends
might seo that 1 was pleased with
the conclusion  thuy hail  come to.
Potter had no more taste for work
after that, and went out. Madge
took her lesson with patient resolution, which Bhowed that she had once
inure determined to "be a good girl."
and learn tu gut her living like her
sisters.
Potter's Interest in the work he
hai! undertaken with such energy
flagged and flagged still more as he
went fin with It. The prospect or
getting a largo sum of money was
DOl  enough  fur hlin.
"I nee," said Mr. Mot ley une dny,
"I shnll have to stand over you if I
erlng iny happiness unite a,-* mueh :i��
am to get my picture at all," and
he arranged to como su many thu^s
a week, thus compelling Putter tu
he nl, home to work un these occasions, Nevertheless, the picture made
nu progress, fur tho artist hnd
taken a thorough dislike tu his work,
and frequently had tu paint out uno
day the tiling he had painted In tlio
day before.
I   noticed  that Madge    grow more
tolerant of Mr. Motley as time went
, on.    Sho made excuses  fur his want
nf tn��te.    Ho was a self-made man,
he was uneducated, and had to do with
common and vulgar people.   THspart-
j ner, who must bo a perfectly horrid
I man, helped to make liim  what    he
; wns, and    so on, and    so on.      And
: thon she found thnt he had good qualities as'well as bad���like the rest of
us.    lie was generous, amiable, good-
; hearted.   No one could deny him these
qualities.    When Joan fell lit, lie Rent
her baskets or fruit and flowers, and
, never came without some delicacy of
i the most expensive kind.    Ho hinted
to Potter that he knew how money
i matters stood with the family, nnd
| that If he needed    n    hundred or a
couple  of hundred  pounds,  that, nnd
wheu things were not pleasant, at
home, he found it .impossible to,work
there, and so Idled his time away at
the club. I kuew they must be getting deeper and deeper into debt.
It was like a mockery to seo the
dainty present brought by Mr. Motley,
and know they needed good, wholesome, substantial food Oue can't dine
on Strusburg plow and cuviare, and
such things.
Poor Madge felt her position keenly.
No oue could have practised moro
���strenuously than she at this time;
but she was still far from being' even
a mediocre player. Again she said,
"I am worse than good for nothing 1"
I saw that Mr. Motley was infatuated with her now���if he had not U-en
from the very first time he looked at
her. Every day he brought her or
sent her a bouquet. I remembered
what he said, "I havo had a good
deal to do with human nature. If I
didn't know its weaknesses I bhould
not have the position I now hold."
And I felt sure that he was just biding
: his time���waiting till tlie affairs of
: tliis family got to* their worst to ns*
Madge to be his Wile. His knowledge
of human nature was keen enough to
enable him to see iuto tho depths of
her too open heart.
Now, I felt that If she married him
she would do a Wrong thing, ami that
' she would live to bitterly repent It.
For despite Mr. Motley's good qualities, he was undeniably coarse and
vulgar, whereas her tastes were delicate and refined.
I know that she had no real r-spect
for him. On the .Other hand, I felt sure
that she had an affection for inc. und
respect us .well.'  My tastes were as
good as hers, my   affection* for.  her
i was unbounded.  I had a few hundreds
put by, and a very fair engagement
: bringing mu in  money.   I was' in   a
I position to marry und help her family; and so, feeling that though   her
marriage With me would lie ridiculous
In tho oyos of tho world   whu   only
i Judge by    appearances, It    would at
Uenst be less productive of futuro un-
happlness than hor marriage with Mr.
Motley.   I    took    Potter    aside   ouo
night at the club, told him my position, antl    as/ted his    permission    to
speak to Madge on the subject.
"All right, old man," said he, w.tth
a careless laugh; " there's no harm in
asking."
Tho next day I put on my best suit
aud wont ta Sunnyslde at an hour
when I knew she would bu at home.
I opened tho studio door without her
seeing ur hearing me; she was going
through her exercises, n*id I was
touched with tho look of care and
pained anxiety In her young, lovely
face. She, seemed tu be striving to
overcome despondency.
When she caught sight oT me, she
laid down hor violin and met mu with
a bright open smile, and both hands
held out. She was pleased to see me.
My heart rose.
"Oh, I am so glad you have come
early !" she cried. "I cannot get on
with that rltornello. Now you will
show me. Why, I declare yuu have
forgotten your violin."
'1 have not come to teach this morning," said I,   "Did not your lather tell
you "
"Oil, yes," she said quietly, the amile
dying suddenly as she seated herseli ;
"yes, ho told me; but I-I "
"Vou forgot all about It," snid I ;
"that is whinle 1 thought, and II I Mid
not lovo yuu very sincerely, I should
not remind you ol my purpose after
that, I do-re say."
"I wish you wouldn't speak or It,
Mr. Holderness," she said, with some
ngltatton ; "it's very embarrassing,
and it's���it's no good. i know you
have only the very truest and kindest
of motives ; I know yuu were consld-
your own, but, fur all" tliat, I c-a.niiot
in* v mr wife."
"Witl yuu tell mB-whyf'
��� "Itis because���I, dun'* wish to hurt
you���but���I cannot luve you. There Is
no friend in the whole world," she
hastened to Odd, "whom I like half
so well, and it would be the cruellest
blow we could receive If you ceased
to come here. It ts always pleasant
when you aro hore. I look forward
to your corning, Just as I should If
doan wore away lor a day, and were
���returning-���but I cannot love you In
any other way,"
���"Some i-mnrry who do not lovo so
well as that."
(To he continued,)
PHJltfgOPHY OF  WAGERING.
Mrs. 1'ifter��� I never could understand why yuu men always want to
bet as Kouii as you get into ;i5|*jurgu-
ment.. ���
Mr. Itiftcr���Naturally not, beiug a
woman.   ���
Mrs. K.���I don't sec what that hns
to do with  It.
Mr. TI.���Well, you probably fall to
see anv advantage  In stopping    the
V G. A. McBain &. Co.,   Real Estate  Brokers, Nanaimo, B.C.
LATE LOCALS.
Jack Piket left on the Joan   Saturday.
Mr. James Dunsmuir returned Saturday.
Harry Hamburger it on a visit to the
Capital.
Miss Bennett took the steamer at Comox, Saturday, for her home in Vancouv
er.
Mr��. Rowe and children left Saturday
r.n lheir journey to their former home in
England.
It is sai-l that $5400 to be loaned by
the Uirkbcck will immediately go into the
erection of buildings in Union.
Grant St McGregor have the contract.
for ihe erection of an eight room house
for Robert Cessford.
We learn that a telegraph office will be
established at Comox about the ist prox.
with Miss Maggie Macdonald as operator.
Hospital Trained Nurse is at liber*
erty to undertake all kinds of nursing
Mrs. J. Kobmson
cor. Second St. and YVindemcre Ave.
For SALE.���One horse and ( Lans*
downe) brewery wagon. Thc horse is
first class for single or double rig. Will
be sold separately. Enquire of H. Weld
eman, at Italian bakerv, Union.
Found.���A watch on Dunsmuir ave.,
not far front First street, on Monday.
Owner can have the same by proving
property and paying cost of this advertisement.
R. Graves formerly of French Creek
will be transferred to Deep Buy, where
an office will he opened. Mr. Graves
will keep the line in repair between Hig
Qualicum and Comox.
At Courtenay Hall, Thursday evening,
the 24th there will be a fine entertainment���choruses, duets, songs, dialogues
ahd novelties not before presented in Comox, under auspices of Presbyterian
church.
The statement in cncncction with the
fund for Mr. Rowe goes over until next
week, also notices of the sermons preached last Sunday evening by Rev. Mr.
Matheson and Rev. Mr. Sutherland.
Poor "Joe" the Russian who was so
terribly mangled by a mine accident
some weeks ago died at the hospital last
Thursday. This is the first dealh that
has occurred at the hospital since it was
formally opened.
The stove business with Grant St McGregor is booming now, but lhe fact that
they have received a consignment nf 60
the finest stoves ever seen here indicates
that they are bound to supply the demand,
Saturday evening as Jack Bryden and
another were coming up from the wharf
with an engine and tender they ran into a
steer lying on the track with the result
that the engine and tender were derailed
Fortunately no one was hurt, although
the engine received some injuries.
Money to Loan
at low rate and easy terms.
Lots for sale in any part of town
Fine acre lots adjoining Cumberland Townsite.
164 acres on water front, near the Trent River; easy terms.
Williams & Hunter.
We have it on high authority that thc
privilege nf kissing should be coufined tn
engaged couples and dune indoors: and,
perhaps, we might add lhat the resound
should not be suff.cient 10 attract attention -.ver a block off,
Mr. 1'ierro is still at the hospital but
getting along very nirelv. He is suffering from an accident which occurred in
No. to stall, level 11 of No. 4 slope, and
seems tn be unfortunate, as ihis is lhe sec
ond accident which he has met with this
year.
Everylrody at the exhibition at Cnurte
nay admired "Republican", the Cleveland bav stallion exhibited bv Mr. Dalby.
This superb animal was imported from
Yorkshire, England, and has now taken
four first prizes, and never been at anv
exhibition. Mr. R, Grant now has the
animal and if proper inducement is
given by those who should be interested
in the improvement of their stock, he will
be kept in the district.
Last Tuesday as Joe Grieve was crossing Courtenay bridge, coming south, his
team was run into by Mr, Russell's team
of the Upper Settlement. The latter
had got frightened at Urquhari's sawmill,
and dashed off without its driver. The
collision on the bridge was somewhat
dramatic. Allen Snow, who was nn
Grieve1* team, jumped upon Ihe bridge
rail. The horses reared up and came
down in tangled confnsion. Luckily only ,1 whippletree was bioken, antl some of
the horses bruised and temporarily
lamed.
HOSPITAL
The hospital is indebted to Mrs McMillan and Mrs. Beadnell of Denman Island for magnificent baskets of flowers
which were originally intended for the
exhibition, but arrived to late. They
would have taken a prize at most
any show. Acknowledgement is also
made for the thoughtful present of a
neat pattern of oil cloth for the nurses
room presented by Mr. Harry Hamburger.
HORNBY ISLAND NOTES
Notwithstanding lhe drouth crops, this
season will be up lo ihe average. Grain
did well and roots crops, and especially
fruit were abundant.
Mr. N. G. Glorie of Seattle anived
last week. His wife and children were
here before. Hellas leased Mr. West,
woods farm and intends tn make his
home here
The first of October was sportsman's
day and was not forgotten. The continuous rattle of firearms indicated that
the. grouse were having a hard time of it.
On the 20th ult. there was a lively social hop at Mr. A. Pickles, Denman Island. In going home one parly got bewildered and circled around to the point
of starting.
Mr. G. Ford has sent in his resignation
as postmaster. Mr. Haslam has recommended Mr. Wm. Ford as his successor.
A movement is on foot to start a literary and social club. It is purposed to
give a series nf entertainments to raise
funds to purchase an organ wilh.
The contest among the settlers wilh
reference to the location of a wharf is ov
ar, the government having decided in
tavnr of Ford's Cove. The old wharf
will be repaired, ancl somewhat changed.
'I'he work will he undertaken by Mr.
Alfred Rayncs who is expected here soon.
Mr. Geo. Heatherbell is one of the new
directors of the Victoria Agricultural association.
TENDERS
I will receive tenders in writing up to
noon of Thursday, Nov. 5th. 1S95 for the
purchase of lhe Donkey Engine u-.ed in
the construction of the dyke between
Courtenay nnd Coniox. The engine cau
he seen at my place. Particulars can be
obtained by calling on Mr. R. Graham,
of Courienay or Mr. Hugh Stewart of
Comox.
The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
R. Grant.
NOTICE
Mr. M. KelK of Tacoma and W. C
Pierce ofthe Elite Studio, Nanaimo, will
smp at Union with a Photo lent for a
short time.
All parties wishing Photo's taken should
call early, as we shall not stop over, one
month.
Cloudy days preferred for sittings.
KELLY & PIERCE.
NOTICE
All interested in the new cemetery are
requested to meet at 7 o'clock Saturday
eveoiug at the new school house lo hear
report of canvassing committee and lake
such action as will ensure an early completion ofthe pioject.
M.WHITNEY,
TENDERS
Tenders will be received by the undersigned up till noon, Oct. 31st fnr papering the interior nf die Courtenay hall.
Cloth and papor will lie furnished. Lowest or any lender 1101 necessarily accepted.
Wm. Duncan, .Sandwick, P.O.
TO RENT
The Bar and Billiard Room of lhe
Cumberland Hotel. Sealed Tenders will
be received up to 6 p. m. Saturday, Oct.
191I1 inst.
The lowest nor any tender necessarily
accepted, Address
Tender, P. O., Uninn. B.C.
NOTICE
All prize money frnm the Comox A. &
I. A. not claimed by the 28th of this
mnnth will be considered donaled tn the
society. By order ol thc Hoard ol Directed,
I. Mundell, secretary.
W. 0. f. U.
The monthly meeting ofthe W. C. T.
U. will lie held at Smdwick on Saturday
the 19th inst at 3 p. 111.
Mrs. Win. Duncan.
ANNUAL MEETING
At the annual meering of the C. A. &
1. Association, their "was a good attendance. It was agreed that the membership fee should hereafter admit the wife
to the exhibit. It war. decided to have a
ploughing match each year. Il was resolved to petition our member to procure
an amendment to the Thistle Act making
it the duty nf the local officers to see to
its enforcement. The secretary was instructed to convey the thanks of the society to Mr. Hunter for his prize medals
of 1894-5, and also to the Fruit ("rowers
association for srndmg Mr. Henry, their
president, to classify and judge the fruit.
CASH COUNTS
The htanch dry goods store in Union
nf the enterprising firm of Stevenson &
Co., at which customers are getting go"ds
at the lowest possible price is the place
to buy. This firm by selling for cash only and by quickly turning over goods can
give the buying public lhe very best value for their monev. They have just
received iarge consignments of dry goods
clothing, and mens' furnishings, bought
direct frnm the manufacturers of the cast
and foreign cnuntries, which are the newest and most correct lioes ever imported
into this part nf the country, which they
arc selling at thc right fiyure. Their aim
is to treat customers in the most cordial
and obliging manner. It will pay >ou to
call and see lheir slock.   Their mono   is
"No Trouble To show Goods."
NEXT   SUNDAY'S   SERVICES
Next Sunday services will be conduct
ted at lhe Presbyterian church, Union by
Rev. J. A. Matheson. Morning sllbjec-
���The righteous and the ungodly���a
contrast. Evening subject��� Investigation of angels.
In Trinity church, Union, next Sunday
evening, Rev. Mr. Nixon will preach in
place of Rev. Mr. Wlilelivar who will he
absent in attendance upon the synod at
Nanaimo.
Al Grace Methodist church, services
bv the pastor. Morning subject��� The
Christians highway. Evening subject���
What the saloons -el! ns fnr whiskey and
its effects on body and mind.
Dave Anthony's
Cigar   and   Fruit   Store
2nd  and Dunsmuir Ave.
UNION, B. C.
NUTS, CANDIES, NOTIONS,
MINERS SUPPLIES.
Spring: medicines for cleansing
(.he system and blood et Plmbury's
drug stops.
This fall
We hr
nave
we will
already
be able
received
to show
large
you the
Consignment
correct
of
thing
in all
classes
of
General
Dry Goods
Clothing-
Boots and Shoes
N eckwear
Boys Suits
and Overcoats
Ladies and Childrens
Jackets and Capes
U nderwear
and the famous
Gurney and Tilden's
Merchandiee
Stoves
For high class goods it will pay you to go
"UHSER-S

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