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Array G. A. McBain & Co.
Nanaimo, B. C.
01
Q. A. McBain & Co.
Real Estate Broken
<*% Nanaimo, B. C.
NO.
109.
UNION, COMOX DISTRICT.  B. C TUESDAY, DECEMBER m, 1894.
$2.00 PER YEAR
McKim's Store.
TJlsriOlT.   B* O*
-^IMPORTER and DEALERS-
Orocariea
Hardware
Faint*
���nr���
Clothing
Crockery
Boota
Oant'e Furnishing
Tobacco*,
���how
Orders Taken fcr Custom Made 8uits.
jWIafcus Wolfe
MEASCS,  - LOANS,  - RIAL ESTATE,
JOHNSTON BLOCK. NANAIMO, B. C.
P. O. DRAWER, 17
Scottish Union and National Innranoe Co.
of Edinburgh, Scotland,
Phumix Fire Awiraaoa Oo. of London, Eng.
Sua Life Auureneo Company of Canada.
London Guarantee and Aooident Company.
Canada Permanent Loaa and Saving* Co.,
Toronto.
Globe Savings and Loan Company, Toronto.
McPhee & Moore,
CENERAL MERCHANTS.
00
Union Mines
Furniture    Store.
A  Full   Line of Everything.
Including Granite and
Hardware.
AKD
S-OTL-O-EI-iS.
OBEAT
ITOKTHBrBlT  -  BATTi-WAX
Thos. G. Morgan,
None but tbe best
quality and moat
fashionable goods
kept in stook.
Fashionable Tailor
William's Blook.
���OTKTIOIT, B. O.
Union Heat
meats al-   WV|||*|��A#<K       ^ Fish
ways on hand.  *������*��-��� am*SD*S*> Weekly
Vegetables  etc.
1.3?     Vessels   supplied on the shortest notice.     **5*1
Simon  Leiser,   Prop.
Upiop Store
OUR LATEST ARRIVALS
Second, consignment of Dress Goods, etc., direct from
London, England, including Cashmeres, Fancy Tweeds,
Meltons, French Amazons, Fancy Dresses, Etc
CALL AND INSPEOT THEM
A magnificient line of Ladies Jackets,  Capes, Cloaks
and Mackintoshes, very latest styles only.
160 Doz. Ladies' and Childrens' English Hose.    50 Cases
Rubber Footwear of all descriptions.   35 Cases Fine Shoes
by the best makers.
JA. 3gT,T,*r*TPED LTtTE OP
UMBRELLAS.
GENTLEMEN I   Before  ordering a suit   from   your
Tailor call and inspect our stock of   Ready-made Clothing.
'.,.:.. -WE TUCS oasEss TO*��-
cIjstoim: :m:.a.:d:e suits.
���"We cahkt Tax -a-uaoEsr stocz OP-
GENT'S FURNISHINGS.
LATJ48T STILES IN HITS AND CAPS,
RE
\
7
/j*TThat SIMON LEIflER'8 Union Store la the Store ia the
' District carrying a large and complete atock of
\
Dry Oooda, drocariw at Proii.lons,
���nothing, Hardware a; Tinware,
Boot.* Show, Paints * Oils,
Furniahinga, Crockery et Olaaaware,
Builder. Hardware, Madia * tin, Xto,
We  are complete  Houte   Furnishers, BEDROOM 8UIT8,
PARLOR SUITS, CARPETS, LINOLEUM, RUG8, ETC.
A Car Load of Fancy Heating and Cook 8toves ARRIVED,
TO TTNION STOBB.
E7 UNDERTAKING   IN ALL ITS  BRANCHES,
Grant & McGregor Props
Ice Cream Parlors.
TJ HTXOHT. B. a
Soda Water, Candies, Stationery and Books,
���fruit Ja. spaciAlfl^'*
TOBACCOS.
Imported and Domestic Cigars.   Br    r and Meershaum Goods.
Tha AbOTe Stor ea Adjoin, *e7U.re Everything of the beat in their Respective
line, will b. found.
A. AV. Mclntyre, Prop.
TAILORING - TAILORING
p. Duppe
 -is irow IoOcs-ted ac	
UNION, B. C.
In tha Dunne   Block Whan   He  hu   on   Siaplay On* of th* Tin.st
Stock, of Woolena Bver Shown in Britiah Columbia.
Bon Ton Restaurant,
O. H. Fechner & Co., Prop's.
jVleals at all flours
���A.T  THE���
���NEW DINING HALL ���
New Walk along the Shop to Hall Door.
Prices:���10c 15c. and 25c.      21 Meals for $500.
E. Merman
JEWELER & WATCHMAKER
WELLINGTON, B. C.
���ESTABLISHED IN US.���
Will be in Union every
month with a large stock of
Jewelry, Watches, Diamonds,
and Silverware.
Watch repairing a specialty,
.tfOTXOE.
1 tht lodereifoed hereby givo notioe
that I intend to apply to Robert Grut and
A. McKnight, Run., J. P'i., for a transfer
lioonoo for Mm Oeabeelend Hotel ai th* out
fitting of tho Ueeuing Ooert for Ntltoa
Diotriet' to U hold at Union, B. C. By
pormuaioa of Uetadnm Conrt from J. Braoo
to h H. Kiwi
J. Bn*
HOTIOK.
I ban placed all aooonate due tha assign*
od aitete ef J. Abrams ia tha hand* of Mr.
(loo. Boa for collection wbo ia authorised to
receipt oa paymeute. Theao aoooaote mutt
bo paid ob or before Jaanar* 1, 1695, to
oaf e ooata.
Robert Grant,
Aeeignee-
8HOOTING MATCH
���or���
OEK8K AHD TUBXKYS,
Forenoon of December 25th,
At Riverside Hotel.
��� cent*a p 'romplotter, or nix
for |1.��, for relief of poJJU la book
or oiteet.
Add rose:
C. II. Dowee. dragir1��t,
517 Johnnon St.,
Victoria, 0,0,
A FINE STOCK
SILVEBWARB ��nd JXWELBY,
CIGARS, Bto.   Please Call.
CER,
COUBTSNAY ITXMi.
Ed. News:���The sitting ofthe County
Court ard Court of Revision at the Bay
was quite brief. Judge Harrison arrived
on a steam tug. Misa Stanton, daughter
of Deputy Register Stanton, and Mr.
Frank Geddes, representing tne law firm
of Yarwood & Young aucompanicd the
judge.
Bob Still who has been sick for some
time is getting better.
W. I). Smith, who was lately with C.
H. Willinms, has rented the ranch of
James Curtis.
The snow down through the valley haa
made fair sleighing, and wheels have
given place generally to runners.
Woul comes from the Hay that at th**
sitting ofthe County Court Judge H-*rn*
son took umbrage at some action of
Provincial officer Anderson. The latter
explained and wh.it look-id like a speck
of war blew over.
We are pained to learn of the death
at Nanaimo City Hospital ol Mr. Thom
as Hawkes on ine ist inst. of typhoil
fever. He was here for several months
and well known. He has a father in
Chicago who is a highly respected architect.
Miss Annie McLennan, teacher at the
Courtenay school has been suffering from
a severe indisposition.
On Wednesday evening at the Bay and
Thursday evening at the New Hal. Courtenay of this week Kev. Mr. Rogers will
lecture.    Music, recitations, etc.
A great void ha-t been created in Comox Society by ihe departure for his
Eastern home of J, Howard McKenzie.
M r. McKemie has been a resident of this
section for about a year, more or less,
but during that time succeeded in mak*
ing himself quite famous. We may not
reasonably expect to see his like again
for some lime. He was the chief object
nf interest among the young, especial v
the young ladies. They considered him
a very promising gentleman, and some
of them became promising in a responsive way. Doubtless time will heal the
wounds from which they suffer, but they
will never forget him; neither will the
public to whose amusement he so largely
contributed.
On Friday a Yankee skipper put in
to the Bay with his little sloop. While
there Comox went wild over the loss of
a pair of boots, and the craft looking suspicious, Provincial Officer Anderson
boarded a canoe and shot out into the
Bay and rowed to the sloop. While
making the acquaintance of the skipper
he used his eyes to such good advantage
that he discovered the stolen goods.
Then he thought he would Took aftei
his papers.
"Let us see your clearance papers, sir,"
he said.
The skipper flirted a meaningless
sheet of paper in his face.
"You'll have to go ashore, sir," exclaimed the officer.
"You misorable land lubber" retorted
the owner ol the craft, "you'll h.ive to
go ashore," and seising* an oar struck Anderson a sidewinder that landed him in
tbe water.
Anderson is a good swimmer and
quickly reached his canoe. In the meantime the Yankee skipper had cut his ripe,
hoisted sail and was soon swiftly bearing
out into the gulf.
The officer watched until he saw the
wind was carrying the sloop north, then
he landed and proceeded to organize a
posse.
During the day he was up here after
recruits. James Curtis, the crack shot,
was enrolled, and so was Maurice McArdle, the wrestler and fisticuff man.
A portion ofthe force was sent up Oyster Kiver way where they will strike the
gulf; and if ihe skipper is driven ashore,
or lands anywhere this side of Alaska,
as the winds are likely to compel him to
do.he wilt have to face Officer Anderson
again, and then may the Lord have mercy on his soul.
PUPS.
Fauquier was a proud man last Sunday
and his jubilant air did not forsake him
on the street.
A friend meeting him on the street enquired the cause.
" Fritz" was the sententious answer.
" What* Fritz?"
" My dog.*
'And what has happened to your dog?"
" Pups. "
" How many?"
������ Eight. "
And here Fauquier turned away and
buried his face in the snow to hide his
emotions.
LICENSING COURT.
The Licensing Court will sit in Union
on the 15th inst. to pass upon the applications of Dickson St Co., anJ W. E.
Jones.
WHAT OTHER! BAT.
Tho Union News bu entered upon tha
third yoar of ita publication aad shows signs
of continued prosperity. Meesrs. Whitnty
ft Son, tho publishers, an ioeniog a joirnal
whioh ii indeed a groat credit to Comox
aad thoreaboQte, ae overy item of local newt
ie mopped np, and givoa tho greoUet pocoi-
bb attention. Vaucouvsh World.
New Year's Ball
K. of P.
Benevolence Lodge, No. 14, will
give a Grand Ball and Supper,
Tuesday Evening, Jan. 1. 1896,
at the Cumberland Hall. Ticket
admitting Lady and Gentleman,
including 8upper, $2.60. The
Gentlmen are requested to wear
Glove*.
FXB-SOjTAL.
Mr J. Abrams returned on Wednesday
from a visit to the Capital
Mr. and Mrs. Bickel of Wellington
are guests at the Waverly.
Mr. Alex. -Grant and his daughter
Sarah Grant left for Namiino Friday
morning.
Mr. L. W. Fauquier returned on last
Wednesday from a trip to the Black Diamond City.
Mr. Barker of Barker & Potts, barristers, was among the arrivals by Wednesday's steamer.
Miss ( Captain ) Collet and Miu Arst
of the Salvation army, Nanaimo made
the town a short visit.
Mr. Ed. McKim of McKim Si Sons
came back on Wednesday from a business trip to the Terminal City.
Mr. C. R. Peiper, violinist, of Nanaimo
is in town, having remained over to attend the Assembly Ball in a professional
capacity.
R. E. Cooper, representing John McDonald & Co., wholesale dry goods, Toronto and Glasgow was in town Wednesday and Thursday.
Mr. Albert Morgan, manager of F. C.
Morgan's fashionable tailoring establishment here, is back again in the Dunne
block, looking all the better far his   brief
outing.
Mr. Hugh Grant left on Friday for his
Eastern home at Dartmouth, N. S. He
will return ou the first of March with his
family having based Mathewson'? splendid farm near the rancherie.
WIRES DOWN.
The big snow storm has broken down
the wires and it is impossible to obtain
thc usual budget nf outside news. It's
provoking hut can't be helped.
NOTICE.
All parsons interested in the Hospital
at Cumberland are requested to meet at
the New School House on Wednesday
evening Dec. 12th 1894 at 8 o'clock to
consider and, if thought best, take the
necessary sups to form an incorporation
to manage thc Hospital, in order that it
may be speedily opened for use.
J. IJ. McLean,
Dec.ioth 1894. Secretary.
THE  ENTERPRISE.
We have received from Wellington the
first number of their ncw paper, li came
rather late, but is sn bright and readable
that it was quite welcome. It is owned
and managed by Messrs, Blake & Ramsay both practical printers. We are only
slightly acquainted with Ramsay but under
stand he has had considerable newspaper
experience. Of Mr. Blake we can speak
more positively, having known him quite
intimately. He is every way qualified to
make a success of his new enterprise.
And if the people of Wellington properly
support their new paper they will have
abundant reason to be satisfied   with   it.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT.
We have received an invitation and
pass to the Portland Universal Exposition which commenced Dec. 1, 94, and
will end January 15th 1895. We cheerfully give the expected notice, although
unable to take advantage of the invitation. _ Portland, we regard as about the
most interesting city on the coast, and
those who were not so fortunate as to visit the World's Fair at Chicago or the
Mid-winter Fair at San Francisco will
have an opportunity to see many of the
most attractive features of these exhibition**, which have been secured for the
one to be held at Portland.
THE BEST YET SEEN.
From Vaooonrer World.
M, J. Henry tho enterprising and well-
known nttnerymsn of Mount 1'lea-umt, in
this oity ia now shipping Urge quontlties of
trees for fall planting. About 10 days age he
eent William Ford, Hornby Island, three
large boodles of fruit and nnt bearing treat,
and from that gentleman, entirely untulictt*
ed, Mr. Henry hat received tho following
letter, which epoaki for itself:
Hormby Island, B C. Nov, SI. 189*.
M. J. Henry. Vancouvrr. H. C. Dear Sfr:-
Yonr treee arrived In sood condition. The
treat ore thn boat I havo icon nnd thu putt-in**
all that oould be desired, Hereafter 1 know
whoro lo Kut the bent at well at thn cheapeal
treee. William Komi.
MEDICAL REINFORCEMENT.
Dr. Westwood nf Courtenay is expected to remove to Union on thc first of
January and will be associated in general practice with Dr. Lawrence under the
style nf Drs. Lawrence St Westwood.
He will also act as assistant to Dr. Lawrence in his duties as Colliery physician.
Dr. Westwood has made many friends
throughout the district during his stay in
Courtenay, and is recognized as a safe,
reliable and skillful practioner His removal to this place, being only six miles
from the settlement will not prevent his
attendance upon cases there. The
friends of Dr. Lawrence have felt for
some time that he was overworked and
are rejoiced to learn thnt he is to have so
able and accomplished an assistant.
INSURANCE.
We are informed that the insurance
rates for Union are raised from and after
the first of this month from 25 cents to
$2.oo lor every $loo. insured. That is
pretty steep and will bear heavily on our
business men. There is only one sensible thing to rio until we have a brick
yard and that is not to erect but onc
building on a Int. Tbe interest on the
vacant hull ofa lot ��� its value we mean
��� is a small affair to the extra cost of
insurance. Merchants and business
men unable to pay the heavy insurance,
and unable to do business without insurance will have in self protection to move
out of frame blocks into buildings isolated from others. Let ue take a lesson
from other*, ard let us thank the insurance companies for forcing us by high
rates to pay some regard to our own
lafet),
LOCALS.
Deer are quite plentiful now.
Advertising is like learning, a little is a
dangerous thing. ��� P. T. Barnum.
Consignments of splendid watches
coining to T. D. McLean firm Frisco.
For Sale ���A nealy calved cow.
Apply to Daniel Stewart, Comox.'
ss*- Im,
Look out for Xmas goods arrived al
T. D. McLean's, also at Miss Nash's tbe
milliner.
We notice Jack Wilson driving Math*
ewson's milk wagon. Wonder if Jack
has a new job!
Fechner, the artist, shall we say? has a
large illuminated sign announcing, "meals
at all hours, 2% cents."
Mr. J. Abrams is agent for some first
class fire insurance companies. If yoa
have a risk to place call on him.
Far choice pies, cakes, wedding cakes,
Early nr social  refreshments, fall ���*���*"
[en ward ft Prockter tbe Courtenay  e��V
kers. ��� *
Mr. A. W. Rennison, the young -merchant clerk,.and son of Mr. W. Rennison,
one of the prosperous farmers* of Comox
valley, is now a resident of Union.
An athletic club has been formed hcr-e
which will be known as The Buford Athletic Club. The officers are ��� J. Biixe,
President, Dan McKinnon, Treasurer,
and Orrin Barber, Secretary.
The heavy snow broke the cornice ou
the upright front of Kilpatrick's livciy
building, and a slide from the roof broke
down the lean-to on the east side smashing in the top ofthe big c-myall.
Tbe odor of orange blossoms filled the
air on Saturday. It was more conspicuous than the beautiful snow. Wh le lhe
latter fell gently from the clouds, the former appeared to follow the telegraph.
Say, Tom!   what was up?
A business that won't pay In advertise
won't pay to run. The expenses in proportion to sales are always heavy when
sales are few; and hence purchasers .suffer. The store that advertises and pushes trade is the best place to buy al.
The Licensing Court wilt meet on Saturday at 4 p. m. at the office of L. W.
Fauquier, Union. The J. Ps of Union
are all expected to be present and probably all in the district Why they meet
at 4 p. m. we don't know, unless it is to
adjourn.
We desire to call attention to the pictorial ad. of Grant and McGregor on
bottom of fourth page ��� the combination
iron bedstead ' Notice the wire spring
mattress which can be bought separate
from the bedstead. Sleeping is a luxury
on such a.mattress ��� sure cure for insomnia.
Rev.Thos. A. Rogers, will lecture at
the Bay Wednesday evening, and Thursday evening at Conrtenpy, in Course of
Entertainments. ��� Arrival of Xma*
goods at Miss Nash's the milliner.��� Wm.
Nice, architect, from St. Johns, N. B. is
at The Fernwood House. ��� The new
post office at the wharf will be known as
Union Bay
A tall gentleman of the African persuasion, said to stand 7% feet in his stockings, was here last Wednesday and
Thursday with a band of trained dogs
which he desired to exhibit. He could
get no hall and so he was the only* par;
of the show seen. When,asked how tall
be was, a mild light appeared to bieak
through his dusky countenanc as he replied, " It will take money to find out."
Union is no longer concealing its light
under a bushel, but its rays penefate far
into the murky atmosphere that surrounds so large a portion of the province.
It seems to many like a green oasis in
a desert, but graciousl ��� we havnt grass
enough to feed allthe Queen's oxen. We
don't want any boom, but if people will
come and start new establishments where
they are not needed, what shall we do
about it?
The wind Saturday night was heavy
and blockaded the road betv-eei* here
and Courtena) with fallen trees. It be-
in** the regular meeting night of Hiram
Lodge, many from Union were detained
at Courtenay, although the sleigh wilh
G. W. Clinton and Robert Grant succeeded in getting through. Early Sunday morning Road Boss Berkely with .1
force of men were at work cutting away
the trees. The telephone wire suffered
as usual.
Do you know what you want? Yes?
Well, here is where you may get it. For
general merchandise go to Loser's Mr
Kim's or McPhce&Moore's; for McClary
-.tnves, best wire mattress on earth, go to
Grant & McGregor's; for jewelry and
Xmas goods go to McLean's, Sauset's or
Barney's; for a nice fitting suit, latest ent
and style, go to Dunne's or Morgan,--,
and if you require two suits ( don't you? ��
goto both; for a 2$ cent meal go to
Fechner's; for hotel accommodation '
( strictly first class ) go to Cumberland,
Union or the Waverly; for candies, nuts
and fruit go to Mclntyre; for a good rig
go to Dan Kilpatrick's; for a nice mutton
chop or Hamburger steak, go to Leisei-V,
McPhee&Moore's or Fulton's; for doors,
sash, brick ni lumber go to Grant' ft
Mounce's, and ��� and ��� if.you want My
thing else, any thing these stores kav'tit
got you must be mighty hard to please
and had better go to ��� to ��� yes, to Hal -
ifax.
PanarriaiAN Choror.
Sarvioes oondootod by the Paster, Rev.
P. Mclntyre, ii the Hall. Morningeerrice
11 a,m. Subject: " Peter's denial aod repentance. " Evening ��� " Tbo queetioa ef
the agea. " Sonday eohool 1.90 p.n. Pa*.
tor'a Bible Cleat 2.30 p.m. Prayer 1 "
7.30 p.m.
SHOOTING   MATCH
At Cumberlind, B. C, Saturday,
December 22nd, for Turkeys and geese,
under charge of
J. BrucR.
UNION SHIPPING.
Tbe Sea Mateo la dee on Wedaeoday.
The Thistle was ia on tho 7th  and leek
ont 43 toot of ooal.  -
Tho Keewenaw loft Tkandaj for Saa taa-
oieco with MOO too* of tool for lhe Sooth-
an Paoitlc.
The HiuoU Uft �� Monday fer-Ua Aa-
goloo with 9000 tm e( eeel (er lhe Bet*>
eraPaoUio, UNDER A CLOUD.
A THRILLING TALE OF HUMAN LIFE.
CHAPTER IX. I    "You've behaved very well indeed, my
|(               .��� Iml," lio said; "and I like you for it. Inever
too latk . knew your father, but he must have been a
"Sir Mark at,  home,   Andrews I" said | gentleman,   Your mother, Becky's friend,
Stratton us the door  was opened  by  the
butler,
"Yes, sir. Mr. Barron'-! with him, but
of course he'll aee you. Will you atep up
in the drawing room t Only the young
lulics thero."
"No,  thanks," Baid Stratton hurriedly.
"Aak Sir Mark if he will tee mo or make
Snme appointment.    Where ia he?"
"In the library, sir."
"Mr. Barron with him," thought   Strat-
ton aa the butler showed him into tho dining room and closed tlio door.   "Wonder
what ho ia   like.    Oh !   im possible.   How
easily u man cm bo jealous."
Aa ho stood looking up at tho portrait of
u la-ly���Myra's mother���lio fancied ho
heard atepa in tho hall, ami directly after
tho butler entered.
"Sir Mark will nee ynu,  air," said tho
butler,
"But Mr. Barron iB there!"
"No, sir, just none up to join tho ladiea.1
Stratton winced, and the noxt moment
wai shown into the libiary.
"Ah, Malcolm Stratton," cried tlie
admiral bluntly. "Come fn, my dear boy.
How are you? Glad you'vo called. My
friend Mr. Birron waa here. I wanted to
introduce you two. Traveled much, but
he's chary of making new friends. You'll
like him: though, I'm sure. Wonderful
fellow at the management, of a yacht, nnd
magnificent swimmer. Why, I believe that
man, sir, could swim for miles."
���Indeed, Sir Mark."
'Mh, yes; but sit down, Stratton; you
are quite a stranger. Want to see me on
buaineaa'!"
"Yes; I "
But before lie eould get any further the
admiral, who seemed in high spirits, interrupted him.
"l'ity you wore not ton minutes sooner.
Birron waa telling me a most amusing^tory
of slave life in Trinidad in tho old days,
Wonderful fund of anecdote. But you
said business or an appointment, my dear
boy. Bad man to come to unless its about
sea.    What is it f
Stratton made no answer for a few mom
ents. The dilliculty wus how to bogitu It
waa not that he was strange with the admiral, for, consequent upon tbo friendship
ormerly existing between Mias Jerrold
nud hii mother, Sir Mark's houae bud been
open to him timea enough. Seeing hia
hesitation thc old sailor smiled encouragement,
"Come, my lad," he said, "out with it.
Is something wrong f    Want help ?"
"Yes, sir, youra, said Stratton, making
hia plunge, and now speaking quickly.
"The fact ia, Sir Mark, I have had news
this morning���Hlonous newa for me."
"Glad of it, my dear boy. Hut yon looked just now as if you wero going to court-
martial for running your ship aground."
"I suppose it was natural, sir. Yesterday
I was a poor struggling man, to-day I have
had the letter announcing my appointment
to tho Headley Muactim, und it ia not only
the stipened���a liberal onc���but tho position that is ao valuable for on i who is fighting to mukoh>B way in the scientific rank."
Tlie admirnl strotched out liis hand, and
shook Stratton's warmly.
"Glad of it, my doar boy. My congratulations on your promotion. I shall see you
an admiral among Mieacientitiu bigwigs yet,
To be sure ; of course. I have been so
takeu up with other things���being abroad
������and so much worried and occupied since
I came back, that I had forgotten all about
it. But my sister told me she was moving
heaven and earth, and going down on her
knees to all kinds of great guns to beg
them to salute you."
"Then it has been her doing," cried
Stratton excitedly.
"Oh, yes ; I think sho has done some*
thitiL' in it.   Do thceirls know?"
"No, sir ; imt yet," said Stratton hast.
ily. "I felt that it waa my duly to come
to you firBt."
"Eli T   Very good of you I'm sine.   I'll
semi for them.    They'll he delighted.
He rose to rlng.bllt Strutton interposed.
"Not yet, air, pleaso,*' ho cried j "1 have
something else to say."
"Wants to borrow a hundred for his outfit," thought the admiral. "Well, I like
the fellow ; lie shall have it. Now, my
lad," heaaiil aloud aa he resumed his seat.
"What Is Itl"
Stratton hesitated for u fow moments,
and then said hurriedly :
"1 havo met Miss Myra Jerrold and Mias
l'crriu frequently at their aunt's. Sir Mark,
and lo a great extent you huvn made mo
free of yonr house, You will grant, I hope,
thut feelings auch aa havo grown up in me
wore quite naturals It was impossible for
mo to bo in their society without forming
aiittttu'-hmont, but I give you my word, air,
ns a man, that uever by word or look have
1 trespassed upon the kindness you have
uceorded niu; and had 1 nmiainedpoor, as I
believed myself yaiterday, 1 should nover
havo uttered u word."
"Humph '.''ujaculutedlhealiniral, gazing
at him sternly,
"But now that I do know my position,
my first atop is to come to you mid explain."
"And the young lady . You have not
spoken tn hor on the subject t"
"Nover, Sir Mark, 1 swoar."
"A gentleman's word ii enough, sir,
Well, I will not proftiss ignorance. My
sister did once drop mo a kind of hint nbout
my duties, and I have noticed a litllo thing
now and then."
"You have noticed, sir ?"' criod Stratton,
being startled.
"Oh, yes,'' "aid tho admiral, smiling.
''I'm not au observant man over snch matters; in fact, I Woko up only throe montha ago
to find how blind 1 could bo; but jn your
case I did have n few suspicions ; for you
young men are very transparent."
"Really, Sir Mark, I assure you," faltered Stratton, "1 have boon  most guard-
was as sweot a lady as I ever me1
The butlor entered.
"Mr. Barron gone?"
"No, Sir Mark."
"Don't matter. Oo and ask Miss Ferrin
to step down here,"
The butler bowed, and left the room,
Stratton started fro u his seat with h'.s
face ("hi.Btly.
"Hullo, my lad! what's the matter? Time
for action, nud afraid io meet the saucy
lit'le thing. I say, you scientific fellows
make poor lovers. Holdup, man, or she'll
1.ugh ut you."
"Sir Mark I" gasped Str v ton. "Ring
again���a horrible mistake on your part.
"What the deuce do you mean.air? Yon
come and propoae for my niece'd hand "
"No- no, Sir Mark," cried cho young
man wildly.
"Whtul Why I've seen you attentive to
her a score of timos. I say again, what
the douce do you mean? Why���why���you
were not talking about my own child.1"
"My words all related to Miss Jerrold;
Sir Mark," taid Stra* tun, now speaking in
u voice full of despair. "I never imagined
that yon could possibly misunder taud me."
"But, confound you.I did, nr. What
the devil do you mean .by blundering ou
suoh a lame tale as that?'
"Want me, uncle dear?" said Kdie, entering the room.
"No, uo, my dear. Run along upstairs.
You're not wanted. 1 have business with
Mr. Stratton here."
Kdie darted a frightened glance from the
choleric flushed countenance of her uncle to
Stratton's, which was almoat white.
"Ob, poor Mr, Stratton." she thought as
she drew back, "Then he did not know
before,"
The door closed, and Sit- Mark turned
upon Stratton fiercely.
"Why, confound you, sir 1" he began; but
tho despairing face before him waa disarm
'"No, no, he cried," calming down; "
ing.
ed.
"Of course you have, my lad. Well, I
am a poor pilot in lovo matters, but 1 don't
see here why wo should not go straight
ahead. You are both young and suitable
for oach oilier, Rebecca Bwears by you,
and I confoBB that 1 rattier liko you when
yon ure not so   coiifomidodly learned."
"Sir Mark I" cried Stratton, his voico
husky with emotion, "in my wildest
moments I never thought������"
"'That I should be such an easy-going
fellow, eh ? But wo are ruuning loo fast,
boy. Thero is tho young Udy to think
about."
"Of course���of course, Bir."
"Not tho custom Lo consult lho ship
about her oaptain, but wo will hero," cried
Sir Mark Willi a laugh; "tliey generally
appoint tho captain right off. We'll have
her down, bless her. A good girl, Stratlou,
and I cougrutulalc you."
"itut ono moment, Bir," fulte-ed the
young man; "is it kind���ho suddenly���give
mo leavo to speak to hor lirat."
"No," said tho old sailor abruptly; "ihc
shall eome down, and it shall be yes or no
right ofT."
He rung tho bell sharply, und then crossed back to Stratton, and shook his hand
again.
use to got in a passion about it. Poor ind!
poor lad!" he muttered. Then aloud: "You
were speaking, then, of Myra���my daughter���all the time?"
"Yes," Only that word in a despondent
tone, for he could read rejection in every
line of the old Bailor's face.
"Bat I always thought���*h, what a
confounded angle. This is not men a work.
Why isn't Rebecca here? Mr. Stratton,
this Is all a horrible blunder. Surely
Myra���my daughter���never encouraged
you to hope?"
"Never, sir; but I did hope and telieve.
Let me see her,Sir Mark. I thought 1
was explicit, but we have been playing at
cross purposes. Yes; ask Miss Jerrold o
see me here���in your presence. Surely it
is not too late to remedy such a terrible
mistake."
"But it is too late, Mr. Stratton; and
really I don't think I could ever have
agreed to such an engagement, even if my
child had been willing.
"Sir Mark!" pleaded Stratton.
"Far Heaven's sake, let's bring it to a*i
end, sir. I never imagined such a thing.
Why, Man, then all the ti. e you were
making Mends with ono cousin, so as to
get her on your side."
"I don't know���was I?" aaid Stratton
dejectedly.
"Of course, sir, Acting the timid lover
with tho old result 1" oried Sir Mark angriStratton gazed excitedly in hia faeo; there
was so much meaning iu his words.
"Thero," continued lhe admiral; "out it
muat come, sir, and you must bear it like a
man. My child, Myra, has accepted my
friend Mr. Barron, und the marriage ia to
lake place almost at once."
Strut ton stood fcr a few moments gazing
in Sir Mark's face, as if he failed :o grasp
the full tanor of his words. Then, turning
slowly, and without o word, he left the
room, walked back to his quaint, paneled
chambers, and hid his despair from tho
eyes of man.
CHAPTER X.
AN UNOI'EN'KD   BUD,
Myra Jerrold stood looking very calm
inghishat and gloves from tho table, ho
paused nut oi i lit* great ball, creel, hand*
some, and with a self-satisfied amile, before
the butler could reach it in an i a cr to the
drawing room bell,
"Wedding a statin-," bu said to
himself. "But tho statue ia thickly
gilt, und tho marble underneath may bo
made to glow without a Weat Indian sun.
So it was little Edie, then, llu hasn't bad
taste. Thu dark horse was not dangerous
afler all, and was not run for coin."
He waa so intent upon his thoughts that
he did not notice a hansom cab drawn
up about a hundred yards from the house,
in wbioh u man wus teated, watching him
intently, and leaning forward moro and
more till he was about to pass, when there
Waa a sharp ps//>.it, which made him turn
and scowl at the uttererof the signal.
"Hi ! What a while you've been."
"What tho devil brings you hero ?" said
Barron.
"To find you, of courao," said the man
sourly,    "Thought you'd be thoro,"
Barron looked quickly toward Sir Mark's
houso, turned, and said shui ply :
"What is it?"
"Jump in, and I'll toll you," whispered
the man.    "Oetting hot.'
Barron jumped iuto tho eab, which was
rapidly drivou oil' after instructions had
been given through the trap to the
driver, aud tho next minute it was out of
Bight.
Meanwhile, Udio had stood listening till
sho heard the hall door closed, and thou
turned to where her cousin was gazing
thoughtfully ul the window, not having
moved since Barron left tho room,
"Lint-thing to his beloved footsteps, Myra?" said Edio, sarcastically.
Myra turned upon her with her eyos
flashing, but a smile came upon her lip?,
snd she said:
" Well, Edio, am I to congratulate you,
too ?'"
and statuesque, with James Barron holding
her hand.
"Yea," he taid, "I am going now, but
only for a few hours. I oannot live away
from you. Only a fortnight now, Myra,
and then good-bye to cold England. 1 Hike
you to a laud of beauty, of sunny skies,und
joy and love."
"Can any land be as beautiful as that
which holds one's home?" she aaid.
"No," replied Barron quickly, "but that
will hi your home."
"Trinidad," said Myra thoughtfully; so
many thousand miles away."
" Bah 1 what are a few thousand miles
now?   A journey ina floating hotel to a
place   where   you   can telegraph  to your
father's door���instantaneous messages, and
receive back the replies,
"But still so far," said Myra dreamily.
"Try and drive away suoh thoughlR, dearest," whispered Barron.   "I shall be there.
And besides, Sir Mark will run over and
Bee us ; and Edith, too, with her husband,"
Myra's manner changed.   The dreaminess passed away ami she looked quickly in
her betrothed's eyes.
"Yes, I always thought so,'' ho Baid
merrily. " 'Tis love that makes the world
go round. That Mr. Stratton, your old
friend, is below. Don't you understand ?
"No," Baid Myra quietly, "not quite,"
"1 think you do, dearest," try ir g to
pass Ids arm tound her, but aho shrank
gently away.
"Vory woilVhesiid, kissing hor hind,
"I can wait. You will not alwaya'ie ho cold.
Mr. Stratton came to see your father un
business, looking lho lover from head to
foot, I was -tent up to you, and booh after
our dear littio Edie is summoned to the
library! Come, don't look bo i nocotit.
'lulling,    Ynu do understand."
"That Mr.   Stratton was come  to p o-
pnsa for Edie's hand?"
"Of course."
Myia's brow conlraoted  a Utile, and as
thero was a  puzzled  look   in   her eyos
lie Baid gently:
"Yes Im has boon very attentivo    o her
often.    Well, I  liko   Mr.   Straiten   vory
much, Mr. Burro >."
"James," he suid reproachfully.
'Jamos,"sliu said, ns if repeating a lesson,
in a dreamy tone, and her oyo- were directed toward the door.
"1 liko him, too, now that I am quite
safe. There was a time, dear, when 1 first
camo hore, nnd bud my doubts, I fancied
a rival in Mr.   Siratton,"
"A rival ?" Bhe Baid, starting and coloring.
"Yea; but ao I did in any man who
approached you, dearest. But there never
waB anything���tho Btightest flirtation t"
"No, never," she aaid quickly.
"Of course not ; and I so happy, Myra.
Yuu, ao young und beautiful, to awaken
first to lovo nt my words. But you are
not cruel and cold to mo still ? Otir mar-
riago ho hooii, and you treat me only kindly,
as if 1 were a friend, instead of as tho man
so booh to bo your husband,"
Myra with drowher hand, for the door
opened, nn I Edith entered the room, looking troubled and disturbed.
"Good-by, then, onoe moro, dearest,"
said Barron, taking Myra's hand, "till
Honor time. Ah, Edie 1" ho said
as (he crossed to tho door, which she was
in tho act of doing. Thou, in awlusper.
"Am I to oongratulat * you? My present
will bo a suite of pea Is,"
Kdie Btarted, and Itarron smiled,nodded,
and passed out. As ho d-sconded tho
Maiis his cars t,w itched,and his whole at-
tenlio i ��� omedto be fixed upon tho library
door, but he could hear no Bound, and, tak-
What about?" flashed out tho girl, bitterly mortified by the poaition in which she
had boen placed. "Being made a laughing
stock for you ?"
"What do you moan, dear?" said Myra,
startled by tho girl's angry way; but there
was nj answer, and, full of eagerness now,
Myra caught her handa. "Mr. Barron said
just now tint Mr, Stratton came toproposo
for you,"
" For mo V oried Edith bitterly. "Ab-
urd 1"
"But I always thought he was so attentive to you, dear. I always felt that you
were encouraging him,"
"Oh, how cau people bo so stupidly
blind 1" cried Edie, snatching herself away.
"It is ridiculous."
"Bnt, Edie, ho was always with yon.
When he came hero, or wc met him and his
friend at auittie'a "
" Leave his friend alone, please," raged
the girl. Then trembling at her sudden
outburst, Bhe continued seriously :
"Always with me ! Of course he waa
to sit and pour into my ears praises of you .
to talk about your playing and singing, and
ask my opinion of this and that which you
had said uud done, till I waa sick of the
man.   Do you hoar ?   Sick of him I"
A mist began to form beforo Myra's eyeB,
gradually shutting her in as she sank back
iu her chair, till all around was darkness,
and she could not see tho unwonted excitement of her cousin, who, with her fingers
tightly enlaced, kept on moving from place
to place and talking rapidly.
Bub thero waa a bright light beginning
to flash out in Myra's inner consciousness
and growing moment by momont, till the
maiden calm within her brcasi was agitated by tho firat breathings���tiie.toreruuners
of a tempest���aud she saw little thoughts
of the past, which she had crushed out at
onco aa silly girlish fancies, rising again,
and taking solid shape. Looks that had
more than onco startled lior and Bet her
thinking, but suppressed ut once as follies,
uow coming back to be illumined by this
wondrous light, till, in the full awakening that had come, ahe grasped the sides
of the chair and began to tremble, as Edio's
voice came out from boyoud the darkness
in which externals were shrouded, the
essence of all coming homo to her in one
terrible reproach, as she told herself that
she had been blind, ani that the awnken-
ing to tho truth had como too late.
"How could you���how could yon I" cried
Edie in a low voice, full of the emotion
which Btirred her. "You thought I loved
Malcolm ? 0 Myry, as if I sliould have
kepb it from you if I hnd. Like
him? Yea, always as the dearest, best
fellow I ever met. I didn't moan it, dear,
I never was aick of him ; but he uaed to
make me angry .because I felt that ho almost
worshiped you, and wus making me a
stepping-stone to get nearer. Well, why
don't you ask me why I did not speak ?"
Thoro was no reply, and Edie went on aa
if she had beon answered.
" Of course 1 could not Bay a word. Ono
day I folt sure that ho loved you, and would
confide in mo ; tho next time we met he was
bo quiet und strange that I told myself it
was all fancy, and tliut I Bhould be a silly,
matchmaking creatura if I said a word.
Besides, how eould 1? What would uncle,
who has boon so good lo me, have thought
if I had seemed to encourage it? And you,
all the time, like a horrid, cold, marble
stu*.ue at an exhibition, with no moro heart
or care, or eluo ynu would have seen,"
Eilio relieved her feelings by unlacing
her fingers, taking out her bankercliiuf
from her pocket and beginning to tear it.
" And now," she went on, " you toil me
you believed that he cared for ine, and
suggest that but for this idea thing)
might have boon difiorent. Hut thoy would
not have been. You are a hard, cold,
heartless creaturo, Myra. Ho was too poor
for you, and not likely to buy you dia-
onds uud pearls like Mr. Barron does.
Promise ma pearls, would ho t Insulting
mo as lie did this morning ! Why, I would
rather have Malcolm Stratton without a
penny thau Mr. Barron with ull the West
Indies and East Indie?, too, far a portion,
Malcolm is worth a hundred millions of
him, and I hope you are happy now, for I
shouldn't wonder if you've broken the poor
fellow's heart,"
Myra could bear no moro, and turning
sharply towards hor cousin hIio slrctclied
out tii-r hands imploringly, as hor pale
facu and diluted oyos Hcomod to ask fnrhelp.
Hut tbo look wuh not seen, for bursting
Inton fit of weeping, Edio criod:
" But it's too Into now I 1 hopo you'll
be happy, dear, uud uncle satisfied;   but
(roil will repent it, 1 am Hiiro, for I don't
wliove you lovo Mr. Barron tho slightest
bit."
As she spoke thoso last words ahe left
tho room, and Myra was alone wilh
thoughts which grew and swelled till she
felt half Hinlocat'.d, while, like some vibrating, echoing Htroko of distant knoll, came
the repetition of those two wonlfl, quivering through every nerve aud fiber of her
being:
" Too late���too Inio��� too lato !"
For the bud of lovo had been lying dor
That night, boll iw*cyed, and as if he had
risen from a sick bed, Malcolm sat writing
in hia chambers by the light of hia shaded
lamp. The old paneled room looked
weird and strange, and dark shadows
lurked in the corners and were oast by the
dickering flames of the fire on bis left.
Since hia return from the Jerrolda' he had
gono through a phrase of agony and despair
so terril-le thut hla actions, hidden from all
within that solitary room, had resembled
thoao of the insane; but at last the calm
had come, and after sitting for some timo
looking his position in the face, he had set
to work writing two or three letters, and
then commenced one full of instruction to
Percy Ouest, telling him how to aot when
be received that letter, asking his forgiveness, and onded by saying:
I cannot face it. You will call me a
coward, porhapr, but you would not if you
could grasp all, I am perfectly calm now,
sensible of the awful responsibilities of my
act, but after what I have gone through
aince I have been here alone to-day I
know perfectly well that my reason ia
failing, and that in a few hours the paroxysm will roturn, finding me weaker than
bofore. Hotter the end at onoe than after
a fow months' or yeara' living death, confined among other mise rubles like myself.
It waB my all���my oue aim, Uueat, for
which I tolled so bard, fighting for success.
And tlio good fortune has come in oompany
with a failure ao great that the success ia
nothing.
C* nod-by.
Ho road hiB letter over aa calmly as if It
contained memoranda to send to a friend
prior to hia departure oo a short journey.
Then, folding it, inclosing it in an envelope,
he directed it, aud laid It carefully beside
tho others ou the table before sinking back
in his chair.
"Ih there anything elie?" ho said I
quietly. I
(to de contindkd.)
maul in her broast, waiting to expand,
it was opening fast now, as Bhe felt, but
only to be withered as its petals fell apart.
I Hurried on by Barron's impetuous advances, approved aa a suitor by her father,
her hetrothed'acourtship had curried all bofore it. His ut ion i ions had pleased her, and
she had reproached herself at timcR after he
had complained thut shewascold. One evening, when assailed by doubts of heraelf,
she had applied to her father and asked
him if ho wished her to marry Mr. Barron,
and alio recalled his words when she hud
dreamily eaid that she did not think she
lovoi him.
" Why, of course I wish it, my darling,"
he cried; "nud us to tho love���ob, that
will come. Don't lei schoolgirl fancies und
romances which you havo read influence
you my child. Youe-ncem Mr, Ban-on, do
you not I"
See hail said that she did, and let herself
subside into n dreamy state, principally
taken up by thoughtsuftho change, the
preparulioiiH for tliut change aqd visions
of tho glorious country -ull .sunshine, languor, und delights���which Barron never
aocmed to tire of painting.
But now the awakening bait come���now
that it was too late ! |
SOME FUNNY PIECES.
Barber- " How do you want your hair
cut ?" Customer���" Ou."
There Ib much tenderness in this seemingly cruel world, nut the butcher rarely finds
it
Women would ho of little use on board
a leaking ship ��� they couldn't man the
pumps.
Ho���" If I'd known that tunnel was so
long I'd havo kissed you." She���" Graoious,
didn't you ? Somebody did."
" Well, Johnnie, I hear you go to school
now." " Yes." " What part of it do you
like beat V " Comin' home."
Beggar*���" Kind gentleman, I beg your
pardon������"Gent (promptly)���" Granted.
I thought you were begging for money."
A housekeeper uptown says tbat her
grocer is bo slow with hia delivery that
when Bhe orders eggs the boy brings chickens.
Doo D. (to jeweler)���" I brought back
thiB engagement ring that I bouttht yesterday." Jeweler���" Didn't it suit V Doo
D.-" I didn't."
Man wants but little here below.
Some call thia a mistake,
But that'tis rue he aoon can prove
By juat a alight toothache.
It is stated that alcohol can now be extracted from beets. This is adreadful piece
of news foi the beats who happen to be
full.
Bessie���** Tho idea of your Baying that
you are ouly 21." Gusaie���" You forget
mamma told ua that it ia alwaya better to
underrate than to exaggerate.
Mrs, Jones���" There goes Mr. Gray.
lie's an octogenarian." Mra. Robinson���
" Aro you aure of that ? I have always understood he was a Unitarian."
She (enthusiastically)���" I would havo
given anything io the world to get It ?"
He���"Well, why didn't yon buy it ?" She ,
���-"Oh, it cost too much���fiO cents." I
Helen���"Funny you didn't notice that
Tom hid been drinking. He talked to you
quite awhile." Maude���"Yes, but he
talked to me under hia breath."
Gent���"How oame you to put your band
in my pocket ?" Pickpocket���"Beg your
pardon. I am so absent minded. I had
once a pair of pants just like those you are
wearing."
Florence���"Helen says   Mr.   SmallcaBh
loves tho  very  ground  ahe  walks   on."
Harry���"Jupiter 1   I guess ao,   it  would
bring a hundred thousand a day."
The cider's bubbling in the cup,
The old brasa kettles sputter
The farmer's boiling punkiua up
To poddle for quince butter.
"What a perfectly charming man Mr.
Twitter is." Maud���"I never heard him
say a clever thing." "Ko, but he can move
about the room without stumbling over the
rugs."
Exceptional case���"I told my friend Emma, under promise of the stricteat secrecy,
tliut I um engaged to the lieutenant, and
the spiteful thing actually kept the secret.'*
In autumn's chill no song ia heard ;
No leathered songster's note la due.
And there's the difference, lucky bird,
'Twixt very many men and you.
Mr. Scrimp���"My dear, I don't see how
you had this counterfeit bill passed on
you i" Mra. Sorimp���"Well, you don't let
ino see enough real money to enable me to
toll the dilTereneo."
"Whoner man amitoa yor," aaid Unolo
Khen, "tu'hn dcuddah cheek. Deo ef he's
mean null tor tek advantage ob yer Christianity, ho deserves de bos' lickin' yob
knows how ter gib 'im."
"What perfeotly lovely gold hairpins 1
Whoro did-you get them?", Madge���
"Woll, no matter, for they're not worth
anything. I can neither button my shoes
nor shake down the grate with them,"
Su-uwber���" You look aa if you had been
laid up, old man." Singerly���I have been.
1 announced my engagement last woek."
Strawber��� "Why ahould that lay you up?"
singerly���" I announced it to her father."
" How's all tho folk's up your way?"
" Well, mother ain't so peart now,
Molly's got tho measles, John's atove up
Willi rheumatism, an' Dick's down with
snake bite.    When air you a-comin' to aee
LIFE BECAME A BURDEN,
THE WONDERFUL NARRATIVE OF A
PATIENT  SUFFERER.
ThD aricrr.iTi-ci-i ��r i,-�� uriitp-*- Develope*.
lulo lnUHiM ui alien o" lhe LnQj-n uud
Cbreale BroncMlli���lifter Four Years
���r&afreriiis iirnitu is Almost Hlracu"
low Ml)  K-'-t'orril.
From Le Monde, Montreal.
Mrs. Sarah Clouticr, who resides at
No. 405 Montcalm Street, Montreal, has
passed through an experience whioh fa
worthy of a widespread publication for
the benefit it may prov��j lo others. Up
to four years ago, Mra. Cloutier'a health
had been good, but nt that tame she was
attacked by that dread scourge, la grippe.
Every fall since, notwithstanding ull her
care to avoid it, she has been uftlieted with
inflammation of the lungs, whioh would
bring her to the very verge ol death. Thia
was followed by bronchia for the rest
of the year. Her bronchial tubes were
affected to auch an extent that it was
with  difficulty  she   could  breathe,  and
draught of outside air would
make Tier cough in the moat dii
tressins* manner,. "Thero waa," laid
Mrs. Olouticr to tlio reporter, "a con.
stant rattling aouud in my throat, and in
the stato 1 was in death would have boen a
relief. 1 could uot attend to my ailaira
nor to my house, and had it rot been for
my niece, on whom I relied, I cannot Bay
what would have becoiuo of ino. It was iu
vain that 1 tried the numerous remedici
uiven me by varioua doctors, aud when 1
thiuk of all lho money they cost me 1 cannot but regret I have ever tried thom. I
bad read frequently of the cures eU'ccted
by Dr, Williams' Pink Pills, and I felt
that tliey muat contain the truth, for
if thoy were unfounded none would daro
to give the names and addresses of tho
persons said to be cured tu the public
manner hi which these are given in tbo
newspapers. I decided to try Pink
Pills, and none but those who wore acquainted witb my former condition can
understand the good I have derived from
their use, whioh I continued'until I felt
that I was completely cured. As a proof
that I am cured I may tell you that on the
first occasion of my going out after my recovery I walked for two miles on an up hill
road without feeling the least fatigue or
the least pant for breath, and since thab
time 1 havo enjoyed tho best of health.
Last fall I waa afraid that the inflammation of the lunga to whioh I had heen subject
at tbat period iu former years might return,
hat I had not the leaat symptom of it, and
never felt better in my life. You can
imagine tho gratitude I feel tor Dr. Wll-
lams' Pink Pills, aud 1 recommend them to
all who will heed my advice, and I do uot
think it possible for me to Bay too much in
favor of this wonderful remedy, the use oi
which In other cases as well as mine hai
proved invaluable."
A depraved or watery condition of the
blood or shattered rervesare the two fruit,
ful sources of almost every disease that
afllicts humanity, and to all sulierera Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills are offered with a con*
lidonco that they are tho only perfect and
unfailing blood builder and nerve restorer
nnd that where given a fair trial disease
and sullcriug muat vanish. Pink Pills are
aold by all dealera or will be sent by mail
on receipt of 50 cents a box or $*2.50 for six
boxes, by addressing the Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont,, or Schenectady, N.Y. ltoware of imitations and
always tefuse trashy substitutes alleged to
be "juat as good.'*
Sho (a woman's rights woman)���"Do
you believe that woman ahould have tho
right of boing tho equal of man?" Ho���
"Well, if sho wants to let herself dawn an
far I don't see any reason why ahe should
bo provented."
"There is something about you that I
like exceedingly," Baid Mr, Callowhill to
MissRicketta. "That's your own inordinate egotism," replied tho girl, "My
egotism?" "Yes, air, for nothing ia abou
me quite as much aa you."
"Cephas," aaid his employer, "you haven't
put the whitewash on theae walls
evenly. You have ameared it on in chunka
and daubs,"���"Yes, sah," replied Uncle
Cephas, "I'a not a pcrub wnitewaahah,
sah, I'h an impressionist."
"And w.>at kind of a chin has she?" she
usked, us he paused in the middle of au
attempt at description of her features, "A
movable one," aaid he, aftor a moment's
sober thought. And then he heaved a deep
and pensive Bigh.
"N*,"said Knogood, despondently, "I
haven't been discharged; but they removed
me from my place as boss, tliey removed
m * from the best work and afterwards removed ma to the lowest grade; and three
removes, you know, ure  aa bad aa a "fire.'
Journalistic Limitations. |
Schoolmate���"It must be lovely to be
married to a newspaperman. You get free
tickets to all the theaters and operas, don't
you ?"
Mra. Scribbler���"Y-e-s, but we never
go."
"Why not?'
"We haven't anything to wear. I
The firat barrel of " ooal oil" waa commercially used in 1826. In 1833 33,820,-
306 barrels of that product were conaun*.-
ed.
Charlatans and Quacks.
Have long plied their vocation on the suffering pedals of the people. The knife has
pared to the quick ; caustic applications
have tormented the victim of corns until
the conviction shaped itself���thero's no
oure, Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor
proves on what slender baaiBpublio opinion
often rests. If you suffer from corns got
the Extractor and you will be satisfied.
Sold everywhere-
The Japanese bave gained further successes in the war.
Get Rid of Neuralgia.
There ia no uae in fooling with neuralgia.
It is a disease that gives way ouly to tho
moat powerful remedies. No remedy yet
discovered has given the grand results that
invariably attends the employment of Pol*
son's Nerviline. Nerviline ia a positive
specific for all nerve pains, and ought to be
kept on hand* in every family. Sold evory
Where, 2b centa a bottle.
The fitat watches, made at Nuremberg
and called "Nuremberg egga," commanded
nearly ��500.
An eminent American divine wr (tea j���
God has been pleased to store the earth and
the air with remedial agencies for the
cure of diaoase and the prolongation of life.
I believe Si. Loon Water tu bo one of
these agencies. It is invigorating exhilarating and remedial. Used copcoualy its
eflect upon tbe whole urinary passage is
most beneficial.
Wm. Fawcktt, 1). D.
Chicago.
Sir John Lubbock is authority for the
statement that a single bee, with alt its
industry, energy and innumerable journeys, will not collect more thau a teaspoonful of honoy during a aonso .
Catwrh���Use Nasal Balm, Quick, post,
tive oure,   ^oothlsg, oleanaing, bea ling.
Look Out
for breakers ahead when pimples, boils, carbuncles and like manifestations of impute
blood appear. Tbey wouldn't appear if your
blood wore pure and your system in the
right condition. They ahow you what you
need���a good blood-purifier ; that's what
you (*ct when you take Dr. Pierce's Golden
Medical Discovery.
It carrica health with it. All Blood,
Skin, and Scalp, diecasts. from a comim n
blotch or eruption to tbo worat Sorofula,
are cured by it. It invigorates the liver,
purifies and enriches the blood, and rouses
every organ into healthful action. In the
most stubborn forms of Skin Diseases, such
aa Salt-rheum, Eczema, Tetter, Kryiinelse,
Carbuncles, and kindred ailments, and with
Scrofula in every shapo,and all blood taints,
if it fails to cure, you have your money back.
And that makes it thc cheapest blood-purifier
sold.
The Austrian Government contemplates
taking the Ure insurance business into its
own handa.
Canadians will be interested to know
that tho famous Hissell Carpet Sweepers are
now manufactured in a branch fuotory at
Toronto. This means that Canadians will
be able to purchase tho (reuuine Biased
sweepers at prices that will enable every
housekeeper to possess a aweeper publicly
recognized the bast in the world.
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Scott's
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any other kind of nourishment. Il
strengthens Weak Mothers and re.
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For Coughs, Colds, Sore Throat, Bron.
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Broken in Health
That Tired Feeling, Constipation
and Pain in the Back
Appetite and Health Restored bi
Hood'* Snraaparllla.
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HORNS MUST GO.
The Lca<riU Dehorn In** Clip-
pora will tako them off with lo*
trouble and lo*s pain than auf
other way*.
Bend for circular diving prlfMt
testimonials, etc.
8. 8. KIMBALL.
Ill Cr.la Slrccl, HMIN.L
yo if   v_
tO ATTEND THE HOHTHcRH BUSIil'SS COLLEGE.
For etilier a Business or a Shorthand Ci'tirs;, No-jna
ihouUl expect to succe<*>l without a Rood bmlr.su iniin
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AiBSQLOT-EH-Y RRE. PBfaOF.
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of
I have Wtmi drinking St.Lcon Mineral Wale
rcgulurly for four year*, and coii-sl.lcr It th
very bost thing to drink while in gunwr.il truii
ing. it i-i an es'-u'luit regulator, having con
tik-lcly t tut-'il un* ol cmi-ili[intion and ku'V
Iroub o.
VV. II. Hasi.itt. 33.) Manning Ave,,
('hatniiioii iT.-L-strliLii of Can-ui
St. Leon Mineral Water Co'y. Lt
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11 DiUiftti.U, Uvjoj.-i   and liulols.
Canada permanent
Loan and Savings Company.
*onico-T��ront�� St, Toronto.
Bubstcrlbo-) Capital S 5,n��,0iK>
told up Capital   S,uW.O0a
ncnurvc.l Funds    1.5&4.OO0
Tot.il Assets  12,000,'NI
The enlarged capital and rn*-onr-*oi of this
I'oinpany, together wilh tiu iin'i'-Ji-.ud faoill*
tie**- it now hii!- tor i-ini*i!yin'f lmi-.l ownur-iwltli
i-lioii** money, enable tlio lMrootori to mocl
with promptnow all ronulremonts tor loan**
tapim lULi-ifiiuiury real oat ate security. Application may bo mado to tlio 'JuiniMiiy's local
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Every dealer sells them.   They wear like Iron.
Mr. Chas, Steele
St. Catherine's, Out.
*' C, I. Hood Si Co., Lowell, Mass.:
" For a number of years I have been tn.ubled
j*/Ith a general tired feeling, shortness of breath,
pain In lho back, and constipation. I could get
cAly Uttle rest at night on account of tho pain j
and had no nppctlte whatever. I was that tired j
m my limbs that I gave out beforo half tho day ,
was gone.   1 tried a great number of meilicinen i
jut did not get any permanent relief from any '
Hood's^ Cures I
Bourco Utttll, upon recommendation of a friend,
/ purchased a bottlo of Hood's Marsaparllla,
which mado mo feel hetter at once. 1 have con-
liuued Its use, having taken threo bottles, aud
I Feel Like a Ndw Man. j
I have a good appetite, feci aa strong as ever 1
did, aud enjoy perfect rest at night.  I have
much pleasure in recommending flood's Sarso- I
parlll.i." CiiAitLEH Stf.ki.f, with Krle l'ro-
scrvlug Co., St. Catherine's. Ontario. [
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WOMEN WHO CAN HANDLE A FOIL
OR STRIKE FROM THE SHOULDER.
ir nii'lllus Win Mill I hi* laslilim Many
ll rulM*l< m Han wanlit Have l�� Fate
a   I'wll  In* tend or Trjlng tu loll  a
llrnich of I'nmil-tr Null.
Tho physical culture of women is a subject that, starting a*- a fashionable
(ad, lias attained Lhe dignity of a
real reform movement. Gymnastics
are taught in numbers of the schools and
colleges fcr girls both in Europe act! America. Private classes for instruction in
physical exercise* have of late been formed
In many of our largo cities. Physical culture goes hand in hand with dress reform���
the one helps on the other. Women find it
impossible to fenco, or turn somersaults, or
climb ladders, or perform any of tbe other
unwonted feats that they are encouraged
to attempt by their mentors for the development of muscle, so long as they are
HKADY.
clad In the clinging petticoats and waist,
tqutoxing corset of their mothers. The
successful experience with short skirts,
bagiry knickerbockers and loose blouses,
gained in exercise hours, will probably encourage the girl of the period to gradually
adopt hygienic dress alt&gether. On the
other band, the young lady who starts in
at thc dress end of the combination aud
arrays herself in the divided shirt and new
angled gowns advocated by the pioneers o'
���drcsa rcturni, will bo recommended physica
exercise as a means of training long-neglect
ed muscles to perform their natural ollico
ducing a set of boxing glove* into the family of ono of his patients aud the result w<ia
said to beextramelyoatisfactory. Although
bruised foreheads and bloodshot eyes were
the first evidence of the operation of the,
novel tonic, tho ohildren for whose use the
gloves were intended are now the hardiest
and healthiest set of youugstera in the
neighborhood. The only gtrl of the family
U nearly fifteen years of dg��, but, animated
by the example of her brothers, she went
into training and in a very abort time
became champion of the household, despite
the thoroughly earnest ettorts of her eldest
brother, aged sixteen, to knock her out.
She is one of tho prettiest girls in Chicago,
too, according to her fond father, aud her
sparring bouts are multiplying hor strength
without in the least impairing her modesty
or her manners. Perhaps the time is coming when the idea of a manly escort will bo
laughed to scorn, and the -'big brother"
will no longer bo needed to avenge slights
upon a sister amply able to avenge herself.
If duelling were yet the fashion many a
woman might substitute a challenge for
tho commonplace proceedings of the breach
of promiso or divorce suit to which she
now has recourse for satisfaction when
betrayed by faithless man. Hundreds of
ladies to-day
CAN IIAXDLB   TIIK KKXCIVO   FOIL
or duelling sword with a skill that many a
fallant of bygone times might have envied,
'he Heikeley Athletic Club jn New
York hu a ladies' fencing class, many ol
whoso members could hold their own with
some of tho best known amateur swnrdsmen
in the country, and tho number of women
who can fence is constantly growing. Kx-
erclse with the foils is a capital thu-g for
reducing superfluous advoirdupois and making the body supple. Actresses discovered
that faot long ago, and tha stage favorite,
whose beauty charms all who meet her and
for whom time seems to havo no terrors,
admits that most of her health and endurance is due to fencing, which she learned
some years ago and practises daily.
Another well-known actress attributes the
suppleness for which she Is noted to the
same exercise. It is in numerous private
houses, however, that the clash of the foils
is awakening an echo that will soon be
ringing throughout the homes of tho land.
Matron and maid fence together, tbe one
to avert stoutness, the other to attain
agility, Women prominent in Boclety, iu
science, in literature and in art are among
the devotees of tho foils. Attired in suitable costumes they lunge and parry in a
Way that would captivate the hourta ot all
the world, if the world could only witness
their bouts. Men, however, are strictly
barrred fiom such exhibitions, and nothing
is intio ill horrent to lady fencers than
publicity in their diversions.
On Even Terms.
Baron HausBmaun, the celebrated French
administrator, who may almost be said to
have made Paris anew city, used to relate
, the following anecdote by way of illustra-
[ ting the feeling of many country gentlemen
toward the prefects *
One of the gentry entered the prefect's
office, having some complaint to make, and
(iroceoded to stato his errand in a pretty
ofty tone, and without taking of? his hat.
The officer was equal to the occasion.
" Wait a moment," ho said and he rang
a bell. A servant answered the su.n
mon a.
"Bring me my hat," said tho prefect.
The hat was brought, the officer put it
on, and turned to his caller.
"Now," said he, "I will hear you."
AT   IT   HOT   AND    HEAVY.
of supporting a form hitherto dependen
Upon ths stiff and ugly corset.
THE BODILY FREEDOM AND EABK
erived, according to the dress reformers,
rom the novel costume, will also be likely
to awaken women to a sense of their physical possibilities,and regular healthful exer-
ci-jo may become a form of recreation as
popular with the fair sex as with men.
Enormous strides have already been made
In the direotion of athletics for American
women, and although it has been left for
the physical culture " craze " to popularise
systematic exerolse, especially in the world
of society, numbers of girls have of late
years " gone in" for outdoor recreation
with a vigor that has probably already
brought its own reward. In England the
majority of healthy young women think
nothing of a ten-mile walk. Thoy will play
lawn tennis for hours against a well-mutch-
��d opponent, row a boat up stream, and
twim half a mile or so without dreaming
that they are doing any thingextraordinary,
In America, too, many girls climb mountains, go fishing or hunting, and play lawn
tennis in a way that would have made their
EredecesBors oi a fow years ago shudder,
'umb-bells, Indian ulubs and gymnastio
apparatus of various kinds aro familiar to
inure women in the present day than ever
before. Lots of girls son double themselves
up into Imwkno'a with tho aid of the hand
rings, swarm up poles like a schoolboy after
apples, or swing from hand to hand along a
horizontal ladder. Tho gymnasium begets
a lovo for out-iii o* exercite that is alwaya
beneficial, and when out<iloor excreiaa is
impracticable tho gymnasium isavcry good
substitute,
Of course, the cbame to become especially proficient iu aomo ono braueh of sport
or recreation has induced many fair physical culturlsta to take up iliat mode of exer-
-cise which seemed to Lifer the most attractions or to promise tbe moat beneficinl
results. Bowling is tho -Might of some
Women. Billiards attract i-uilo a number
of others. Even boxing is suid to hnvo its
adberenta and proficients among thu fair
sex. Whether the twonlisih century will
witness the development of tie girl pugilist
is
AN  ISTRUESTINfl  1-UOHLKM.
.A Chicago pliyaicii.il iB credited with iutro-
A DISHONEST EMPLOYE.
A tana-Han Arrealetl In London, Kngland,
������ a Cliarge or Stealing eleven Thousand Pounds.
James Mulllo, who has been arrested in
London by the Scotland Yard authorities,
on a charge of stealing seven thousand
pounds, belonging to Mr. James Darling,
of Montreal, was for a number of years
employed on the Darling farm nt Hoehe-
laga, whioh has been noted ob a breeding
place of valuable horses, Mullin was looked
upon as the most trustworthy man about
the farm, and was often given important
commissions to execute by tho Darlings.
About six weeks ago the Darlings decided
to send to London a collection of horses,
id have them offered for sale. As implicit
trust was reposed in Mullin, he was given
full charge of the horses, with instructions
to sell them for as good a figure as possible.
The horses were shipped from Montreal,
and arrived in good condition in London,
where Mullin promptly set to work to
diipose of them. He succeeded in hiB
mission, and a few days after landing hnd
��7,000 sterling stowed nway in his insido
pocket. Not hearing from him tlio Darlings
asked tho Montreal polico authorities to
tako moans to arrest .lames Mullin, as
lhey hiul beon informed that ho had Hold
the hm sen soon after ho arrived iu Loudon,
and they believed ho had absconded with
tho money. Orders woro sent from Montreal to the Scotland Yard detectives to
boon tho look nut for Mullin, and to arrest
him. For days tha London detectives
hunted high and low for tho accused,-hut
(ailed to find him. Finally, tho Montreal
policetesrnodthat Mrs. Mullin had received
a letter from her husband, asking hor to
moot him In London. She was cloudy
shadowed. When ths steamship Sarnia
left Montreal a fow days ago Mis Mullin
was one of its passongers. Hardly had
the boat left port before a message was
flying across lho ocean to the London
detectives, instructing tbem to shadow
Mrs. Mullin when she arrived, ob Bhe
was sure to go where her husband was
hiding. But while the Sarnia is still on
tho ocean the detentives have succeeded
in arresting Mullin, Whon Mrs. Mullin
arrives in London aho will have the misery
of finding hor husband under arreat. It
ia understood that Mullin has most of
the money in bis possession.
Killed the Father of Rattlers.
The largeat rattloanake ever killed possibly in the entire State of Georgia was
killed Saturday afternoon in the East
Macon district. It had twenty-two rallies
and a button, making it 23 years old. It
measured a fraction over fivo feet in length.
Nobody can bo found to have heard of a
i atl lei* 2.1 years old, A snake that carries
fourteen or sixteen rattles and a button is
considered a monster in these parts, and is
looked upon with most rcepcctful bearing.
The men had quite an exciting timo killing
tho snake. None of thom dared go within
several lengths of him, and when be shiok
his mighty bunch of rattles tho noiac waa
awful, and struck terror to tlio hearts of
the nogroes, causing them each time to retreat fur t hor. They finally dispatched him
wiU  long pole.
WHIT MLB SAM IS AT'
ITEMS OF   INTEREST   ABOUT   THE
BUSY YANKEE.
KelshlM-rlv Uteresl In HU D��m*;-.-W.(
ter* or Nanirot aad Mirth iiiUfcereil
frOM His Bally Heeerd.
Patrick O'Leary, In whose cowshed a
historic oow kioked over a lamp that is
said to bave started the great Chicago fire
in 1871, died in that city on Saturday
night,   Hu was 75 years old.
Edison, of electric fame, has a certain
disbelief of dootors generally. Whenever
his liver is out of order ho attends to Lhe
matter personally by reducing hinijelf to a
vegetarian diet.
Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes' death has
beau attributed to various causes, but it is
interesting to note that the ollioial certificate of death, signed by the attending
physician, gives the cause as old age.
The Amelia Bloomer, who in 1851,' while
editing a temperance paper at Seneca Falls,
N. Y., began wearing the costume tbat is
still known by her name, lives with her
husband at Council Blurts, la.
In an address before the German Catholic societies in New York, Father Schweninger aaid war against capital won justifiable if an employer could cast off a work-
mau as he would a worn-out machine.
Mr. Kurino, the new Japanese Minister
to Washington, Is said to be an American
in a.l but birth. He wears the olothes
cuminon to a gentleman in thiB country,
including either a Derby or silk hat.
According to recent statistics there are
about two thousand women practicing
medicine on the American continent,
among whom are seventy hospital physi
oians and ninety-six professors iu the
schools.
An ox with a natural knot in the middle
of its tail belongs to Zeke Clotts, of Mobile,
Ala, Several surgeons have attempted to
untie the knot, but their efforts caused the
animal such pain that they desisted.
Mrs. li. F. Pieroo.of Bock Springs. Wyo.,
claims that ahe is a daughter of Jay
Gould, by his first wife, from whom he was
never divorced,and that she is legally entitled, to the estate of the late railway mag*
nate.
Tho City Council of Grand Haven, Mich.,
has decided to enforce the Sunday law and
the police have ordered the closing of all
restaurants, livery stables, oigar stores,
news atonds and drug stores on that day.
Grace Hamilton, aged sixteen, has heen
granted a divorce at Muucie, Ind., from M.
Hamilton, aged seventeen. Gracie says
her huband was too young to take care of
her and she could not take him home to
her parents.
Enoch Pratt, of Baltimore, who is in vigorous health at 80, and the active head of
several large corporations, wanted to give
Baltimore a library, and so has spent ��1.-
300,000 without troubling his heirs with
tho business.
At the conclusion of her 100th birthday
a few days ago, at Topeka, Kan., Mrs.
Katherine Roberts wore a gown made for
her when she was only 13 years old, "a
blue and white organdie, ahort waist and
ahort pulled aleevea,"
Miis Carrie Blood, of Charles town, W.
Va.,, ia a close student of natural history.
To add to her store of information on thin
subject sho was attentively studying the
formation of a anapping-turtle, when it bit
off the tip of her nose.
Mrs. Gait Smith, a New Yorker, apends
every summer in Ireland, where Bhe has
quito a fine castle, in which she entertains
a succession of house parties. Her castle
has no less than 7"> bedroom6, to say nothing of other sumptuous apartments.
At Nipzig, Iowa, a watermelon vine grew
and extended one of its branches into a
holo that had boen cut in a large hollow
basawood tree. At last accounts a molon
had formed on the vine whioh waa too
large to admit of being removed through
tho opening.
Ex-Lieutenant Governor Bockmyor, of
St. Louis, believes that if he sends 11,000
mocking birds to Europe to learn tbe nightingale's song they will remember it and
teach it to their ailspring, so that in a few
year-i the mockingbirds in the United
States would all be nightingales.
A"circlo fiah" was caught near Key
West on Saturday, It is without scales
and propels itaelf through the water by
taking its tale in its mouth and trundling,
with the aid of nine fins, through the water
at a high rate of speed. The " circle full"
cannot be caught with a hook, but is easily
taken with a net.
The farmers of Eastern Michigan are
complaining that under the new tariff Canadian farmera can bring cabbages across the
line withont duty and stl! in competition
with themselves, while the Michigan far.
tiiers find a duty of 25 per cent, confronting
tbem if they ahooBo to take their cabbages
into Canada.
Thomas H. Hood, known as the "Hoosier
Blue Man," died the other day at Jefferson,
Ind. His skin was as blue as an indigo bag.
The false complexion was brought on many
years ago by taking large doses of nitrate
silver as a oure for epilepsy. He was oured
of the malady, but the remedy turned his
skin blue.
Senator Plumb, shortly before his death,
made the prediction that tho time was not
far distant when every acre of corn land in
the United Hates would bo worth $M'0.
While the wheal growing area of tbo world
is as wide as lho circuit of the globe tho
corn belt is clearly defluud by certain con
dition* of soil and climate which bring it
within a fixed limit,
Herman Gottscbalk, of Now York, owns
the oldest and most valuable coin in the
world. It is ooo of two "holy shokolo"
now iu existence, tho othor belonging lo tho
British Museum. They are relics of Solomon's limo. So much more perfect ia Mr.
(inline balk'a coin that tbo Britiah Museum
onco offered to oxchango and add $1,000
cash, but Mr. Goitsohalk refused tha offer,
Thin "holy shekel" was exhibited at the
World's Fair.
New Cure for Snake Blto.
As Ib woll known, tho copperhead Ib on
of the most poisonous snakes, yet J. C.
Trout wbo was bitten by one threo miles
rum Trimble, experienced no serious effects owing to the romedy ho used, which
is an uncommon one. He was out hunting,
and when a couple of miles from his home
wus bitten on tho ankle. He at once
started for home an don the way chewed and
swallowed what tobacco he had. When he
reached his house some fresh red poeoorn
root was produced, and with the milky
juice which exudea fromit a stripe wasmade
around his leg juat below the knee. The
leg swelled up to the mark and no further:
but it finally became so tightly swollen and
painful that the juico was washed off
and another mark made with it around his
thigh. The swelling gradually climbed up
Lo tho new mark, giving him relief, and he
recovered without using any other remedy,
Still In the Swim.
Neighbor���"How did yonr daughter's
matriago with that foreign count turnout?"
Mrs. Hrickrow���"Her last letter from
Europe Btatoa that he has spent all ber
money, aad she j�� taking in washing ; but,
thon, I presume she washes only for the
nobility."
For Callers.
Upholsterer���Madam, this iaa fine reception chair. Our latest design. Try it,
please.
Mrs. Society���Dear mo! how uncomfortable it is! I couldn't sit in it for five minutes.
Upholsterer���That's it exactly, madam.
You see, it Is intended for callers.
PERSONAL
Mortiaon, on Ku^liah traveler of tha seventeenth century, while at Dantzic,Prussia,
aaya he "saw a mill which, without the '
help of tiuTiift-.ii hands, did saw boards. It
had a great iron wheel, which dii not only
drive the saw but whioh did also hook in '
and turn the logs onto the saw." Dr. John
Dee must have seen a similar mill at Prague.,
Of it he says: " I saw me a mill at
Prague of which I verily h-dievo the devil,
himaelf was master."
The great French comic singer, Paulus
should bo a rich man. In addition to his
income us a performer and tbo proceeds o,
his vineyard, he is the proprietor of the,
music publishing firm which issued (to name
no others) lhe two famous songs, " En
Boveuant de lu Korue," tho Boulangist
hymn, and Pere la Victoire," of which
nearly 500,000 copies havo been sold at 50
centimes each. As the expenses of production are covered by the Bale of tho tirst
thouaand the profits must be enormoua.
The Rothschilds, by mutual consent, In
���ist on keeping up a vory charming custom.
They own five beautiful chateaux at Fer*
rieres, a French town Borne twenty miles
south of Paris, and here all the members of
tho family mec together once a year.
Miss Ella Knowles,who came very nearly
being elected state's attorney of Montana,
has just been paid a fee of $10,000 for effecting a settlement in a lawsuit involving largo
mining interests. This Ib probably the highest fee ever paid to a woman lawyer.
An Englishman, at present at a continental watering place, finds that at tho termination of his sojourn there hois expected to
tip first the chambermaid (female); second,
the assistant chambermaid (male); third the
'head waiter; fourth the waiter who brings
ooffee to the bedroom in the morning; fifth,
the waiter on duty at dejeuner and dinner;
sixth, the head porter, and seventh, the
page who goes on errands.
During tlie lost yoar Lady Somerset attended 115 meetings and 27 conferences,
traveled over 8,000 miles aud spoko in
twenty counties to about 200,000 peoplo.
Though Sarah Grand is a queen among
the literary lights of London, still, like
every other woman, she has her troubles.
Mme. Grand is muah annoyed by tho pink
tint of her nose. Nothing she oan do will
ohange its rosy glow, though she ia emphatic
in declaring that she never drinka anything
stronger than tea.
The Sultan of Turkey has not only honored the University of Pennsylvania by
conferring the insignia of Commander of
the Osmanio Order upon Curator Hermann
V. Hillprecht, of its Babylonian museum,
but has bestowed a highly deserved compliment upon one of the most erudite
Semitic scholars of the day.
A Garman journalist who visited Bis-
marck recently Bays that the ex-chancellor
has aged very muoh in the last few months.
He eats with difficulty, can hardly hold
himself erect, and speak) only in a tone so
low that it is hard to understand him.
Some one told Paohman,the distinguished
but eccentric little Russian pianist, that ho
was generally supposed to bo of Hebrew
descent, "Nonl said he proudly, "my
father was a Cantor at Odessa, but my
mother was a Turkey; hm ft pianist."
An "ornamental china oup, out of which
Napoleon took his lost drink at St. Helena,"
was sold at auction recently in Paris. An
examination of the manufacturer's maik
shows the eup to have been made in 1840,
It may bo remembered that Bonaparte died
at St. Helena in 1821.
The dimensions of the celebrated Heidel.
burg tun have been exceeded by the
"Blatncr Cask," built for the Bbitner
Brewing Company, of Munich, which is
105 foet in diameter and 51 feat deep. At
the inauguration ball 27~i couples took part,
and at one time there wero 500 people,
exclusive of waiters, musicians, etc., on the
floor of the cask,
PIRACY IN THE LEVANT.
It nim Exist*   In n Small  Wuy  Rut  lis
rnliuy Days Have Piused,
In a large, wholesale way of business
indeed, Levantine piracy may be called
extinct. No longer are the tideless waters
swept by the galleys of the Algerine, nor
do we often at ohurch find collections being
mado for mariners captive among tho Moors,
Tho gonial old ruffian who mado hia prison-
era drink to the King ovor lhe water is
totally extinct. But in a small way, the
very limited capital and enterprise sadly
thwarted, the isles that burning Sappho
loved and sang still Boo a good deal of busi
uess dono ou thn old lines. The practice
rathor resembles maritime burglary, perhaps, than anything to be called piracy,
and tho practitioners are natives 01 mixed
race. A small schooner or other vessel,
a hardy crow, a few lucifer matches and
such revolvers as can he procurod million
for an outfit. The method is commonly
as follows:
The shores of tho ialca are studded by
little villages, as far from tho sweet ministry of the police as wild Kinta.il, and wi
cannot put it more strongly. The wealth
of tho villagers mainly consists In old silver
vessels and ornaments, oftou of beauty and
great antiquity. A sponge diver, for ex-
-.tuple, has found more than Bpougoa. In
the liritish Museum there is a recent
acquisition, a pot made of gold, weighing
as much as a hundred sovereigns. This
was brought up from a classical wreck by
a sponge diver, and it ia likely enough that
suoh discoveries are frequently made and
concealed. Tho villagers have alsn the
silver ornaments of their women's dowries,
often old and curious, and thero may bo a
few relics of antique gems, riiif^s, necklets,
and armlots, spoils of lba graves of the
Mycenaean age. As tho tax gatherer** are
prompt to levy on all properly, this little
wealth is, of oourse, curof .illy bidden, perhaps under tho thntoh. The pirate's tirst
care is to obtain private information as to
who is rich among a noople apparently us
destitute as the old fishermen in Theocritus. When he has learned as muah as he
oan ho launches his bark under soma equivalent for the Jolly Roger, he lauds at tho
sleeping village under nover of night, surrounds tha cottage, and, aB a rule, places
the householder oh a firo or ties him up In
a sack with a pair of oata, or otherwise
prevails on him to disclose the hiding place
of his valuables. Then tho gallant pirate
sails away and all is over.
mm ���
What Civilization  Ha? Done   for
Japan.
It is only twenty-five years since Japan
emerged from barbarism, and yet.ovon her
army is civilizing both the Coreans and the
Chinese by the ccmplusion which fair play
and wise generosity have over savages.
The whole northern country is swarming
with bayonets and sweating coolies, and yet
crime is almost unheard of within the lines
of tbe victorious army. Wherever tho Japanese Hi g fa planted in Corea there is order,
peace and eecurity. Chinamen are just aa
safe in tho villages and town! occupied by
the Japanese troops as they would ba in
China.
To-day I saw a party of unarmed China'
men nt rolling along tho Btreets of Chemulpo,
which nro crowded with eager troops excited hy the news of the two victories.
A Temporary Pole or Rail Fenoe.
Frequectly farmers desire to fence off a
halt Here or so for cow or horae pasture for
the season; or on account of tbe growing
Tops are obliged to have a temporary lane
along the boundaries of aome field along
which to drive the stook to and from pasture.   It often happens that they  have a
Jfo y   ' jl-l^j-i
t;
A CtlKAP IU1I. FBtrOB.
good supply of old raits, or can easily obtain poles from the woods, but have no
boards at hand for fencing material. In
suoh cases the fence illustrated herewith
will prove adequate, and is quickly put
up. Tor cattle and horses a temporary
fence, two polos high, will be sufficient,lho
rails being placed three or four feet from
the ground, Poles eighteen feet or more
In length can be used, putting those of the
same length together, and bo locating the
posts that there will be about eight inches
lap either for poles or rails. The ends aro
wired to the posts. For fencing against
sheep, threo poles will be rt qui ret and
placed closer to thB ground. Tho inly
trouble with thia fence is that it may prove
so good and serviceable that it will often be
eft ss a permanent structure, and a pro*
per  fence  not be built.
False Supports For Beams And Sills.
Frequently In ereoting farm buildings,
the posts are of such slender dimensions
hat tho owner and carpenters do not oare
to cut a shoulder in them for the support
of tho ends of beams, sills or girts, In
uch cases these important parts of tho
structure are loft with ouly such support
ob is afforded by the strength of the tender,
whioh is usually cut away to less than one-
third tho breaking strength of the stick of
timber. By fitting in a piece of plank or
scantling   etwosn the lower Bide of  tie
PLAN FOB SUPPORTING BEAM.
beam or Bill and the upper aide of the lower
portion of the brace, as shown at a, a, in
the illustration, aud nailing them to the
part c, the building will be quite as strong
and firm as If the post had been two inches
greater in diameter. This improvement
may be added at any time at very littio
labor and expense.
to feeding too run h, or the cows eating t ��o
matty seeds.    It is better to remove th*
Seeds.
It will be noticed that when pumpkins
are thrown out in tlie field to a lot of cowb,
some particular cow will make a business
of going arouud ami getting all the seeds
ahe can. That cow "pumpkins will dry
up."
Social Evolution.
Miss De Fashion (a few years hence)���
"You are wanted at the telephone."
Mrs. Do Fashion���"Oh, dear 11 presume
it's Mrs. Do Stylo, to return my telephone
call.    I hops she won't talk long."
The Shrinkage or Butter.
lhe shrinkage of butter from tbo Ume it
is packed until it is Bold by the commission
men causes a great deal of troublo, both to
the shipper and the receiver. To the shipper because in most cases the butter is
not weighed in the tubs and he bills it
sixty pounds net (o the dealer. Wheu he
receives his returns and it only nets him 5S
to 58�� pounds to the tub, he thinks there
is something wrong with the weights at
the other end of the line.
F. A. Leighton in Creamery Journal
says that during the month of June he had
a chance to find out just exactly how much
shrinkage there would be in a tub of butter. The results were obtained from fifty
tubs, part of it being kept In the refrigerator for two weeks. The dry tubs were all
weighed and averaged seven pounds eaoh ;
they were then soaked eighteen houra and
weighed again before the butter was packed ; the average weight of die soaked tuba
was eight and a halt pounds ; the butter
was churned at a temperature of 50 to 54
degrees, and came out of the churn free
from moisture; it was theu salted and
worked as dry as possible with one working.
The butter being analyzed was found to
contain from 83 to 85 per cent, tat, tlie butter waB packed firm and solid and the tub
weighed exactly to an ounce aad the weight
of the butter and tubs marked separately
on the side of package. It was then sealed
up, the cover nailed on and set away, the
buttor room being kept at about 52 degrees.
At the eud of two weeks 20 tubs wero picked out, the cover and salt romoved, the
bu>ter emptied on the scales and weighed
and it was found that the butler had shrunk
a trillo over ono pound in each tub and tha
tuba had increased about lhat much in
weight,
Sinco then Mr. Leighton has tried different ways of preparing the tubs but in caili
case aB the packago dried out it drained
the moisture from the butter. By using tho
tiu lined tubs this matter could be obviated
but they do uot seem to be iu favor with
commission men. He haB also used tho
paraffino wax but on account of tho butter
sticking to the package it was not considered an improvement.
Home and Highway.
Ill tho efforts made by the fanners to
mako attractive tholr surrounding--, tho
ornamentation of the highways should not
be noirlected, Koaila should be construct'
ed with the greatest possible Binnothnesa,
A side path for pedestrians should ho add
ed to all main highways, especially when
thoy extend from one vlllaga to another.
(In ono side of the Appian Wuy a well-
graded path was constructed Us entire
length, shaded hy well trimmed trees, on
which the pedestrian, aiuk or poor, could
travel undisturbed by the grinding wheels
af the Roman chariots. If a woll-gradod
path was maintained on all our main
highways, tha cause of humanity would be
bettor subserved.
Attention should also be paid to the
condition of tho spaco between the road
and fences. Nothing n\n be moru charming as onu rides through the country, than
to see the brush along the roadsides cut
and removed, trees woll trimmed, stumps
and atones excavated and holes dug by some
boorish pathmaster filled and graded by his
mora thoughtful successor.
Such a oondition would produce a much
different aspect from that which wo often
behold where the highways become the
dumping ground for all refuse of the farm
and oven of tho house.
Money spent in beautifying our highways
adds much to the value of the property
adjacent iherto. The condition of the
highway haa its effect upon the desirability
of a farm as a place of residence.
Pumpkins For Milch Cows.
Pumpkins are excellent food for milch
cows if nol fed too lavishly. They mako
tbo very finest flavored milk anil butter.
Thoy are aliout 1)0 per cent, water, and
when enough are fed to supply the cow
wilh what water sho would naturally need
then the limit of profitable feeding ib reached. Tbey sometimes do decrease the flow
of milk, but this can always be attributed
WORTHY OF LOVE.
Lord Clyde Was Simply a Brave, rnllesi
I nsrlll-h nan.
Lord Clyde, who did splendid service for
England during tho early Indian campaigns,
was tbe son of a poor Glasgow carpenter,
and attained his high position, after he re-
coivod hia firat commission, oeither by
genius nor by the accidents of fortune. Ilo
was simply a bravo, patient, unselfish man,
devoted to his duty ; aud therefore it was
that his eoldiers loved him, aud his country
rewarded his faithful service. Although be
was stern in rebuke when there was occasion for ii, his geutleuess to his men won
their lasting love.
During one engagement a regiment, contrary to orders, made a dash at a tollhouse
occupied by the enemy, and captured it.
Justly indignant at this broach of discipline,
Lord Clyde roue up to the regiment, which
was largely composed ot Irishmen, in order
to reprimand it.
At each attempt to speak, however, In
voice  was   drowned by  the   command,
Three cheers for the commander-in-chief,
boya t" and the answering cry ; and he
found it literally impossible to gain a hearing. His stern countenance gradually
relaxed, and al length he turned away with
a laugh.
His   personal  oourage  was beyond re-
Sroaoh, but at the siege of Lucknow he
.splayed an Involuntary nervousness at
which he waB instantly Irritated. A heavy
fire was going on, and he was meanwhile
talking to a young officer, from whose
mother he had that morning received a
letter.
A shot whizzed by ; the ensign dodgod,
and involuntarily Lord Clyde did the same.
Tho noxt moment he as-jailed the unlucky
lad in the most furious manner, declaring
that this unfortunate example had caused
him to do a thing he had never done before, and of which he was deeply ashamed.
He ordered the ensign never again to duck
at a shot, and then���invited him to dinner.
One cause of his popularity was his faculty for remembering names and laces. One
day, while he was inspecting aome troops in
England, an old man ia plain clothes,
came up to him, and said :
"Sir Colin, may 1 speak to youT Look at
me, sir.   Do you remember me J"
"Yes, I do," was the immediate answer.
"What is my name I"
Lord Clyde told him.
"Yes, Bir, And where did you last see
met"
"In the breach nf St. Sebastian, badly
wounded, by my Bide."
''Right, sir I"
'I can tell you more. You were No. ���
in the front rank of my company."
No wonder the old man was overjoyed to
seo a commander who had so faithfully kept
him in mini).
Although this good soldier had a hasty
temper, he was never known to fail even
momentarily in though if ulnoss for the weak
or weary. Oue night when he had disln
cated hia shoulder, he had thrown himself
on a crazy bedstead, brought to tho camp-
fire to feed the flames. He rose for a moment to give some order as to the disposition of troops, and a tired Beloochee threw
himself at full length on tbe bedstead. He
was speedily jerked off by one of his comrades, who said :
"Don't you seo, you fool, that you're on
tbe Lord Sahib's charpoy ?"
"Let him lie there," said Lord Clyde,
quietly.   "Don't interfere with his rest."
And he took his own seat on a billot of
wood.
Startling.
It was a_ novel accident, with a novel
sequel, that befell Admiral Home during
the war with China in 1842, He had dined
on one of the ships of the Beet, and when
he oame to return to his owu ship tho tide
was running sostrongty that his men could
not pull against it and lie was compelled
to take refuge for tho night in the frigate
Dido.
When getting out of his cockle-shell boat
he made a false step, and as ho was large
and heavy, tho boat tilted over, and iu an
instaut he and his crew w.tc struggling
in the water.
The admiral luckily seized a rope whicli
hune* over the side of tho ship. Five of
tho men seized hold of his legs, and there
lhey hung, shouting lustily for help UU
thoy were drawn in by tho Dido's crew,
Tho admiral, pretty woll exhausted, was
put to bed, with a hot drink, aud soon
dropped asleep, after giving directions to
be called early.
At tho stale 1 hour tbo officer of tbe
watch roused tho admiral, who, atill
dreaming of drowning and other horrors,
drowsily asked, "Who's thore!"
"Death ," was the reply.
it was startling, and tho admiral lookod
out of Id* cot oxpecting to see a skeleton
or sumo other ghastly object; but now fully
awako, and perceiving only a very gentle-
man-like young man standing close to him,
ho observed:
"Itis vory singular. 1 thought 1 was
told that death was before ine,"
"And so he is, answered the youngofliccr
"My inline jb Death, and I havo come to
toll you that tho tide has changed,"
^JTHEJHOTIE^
Homemade Plant Stands.
Many housewives find their greatest
happiness in caring for plants during
the oold winter months when compelled to
stay indoors bo muoh of the time, and many
w
PLANT S1IILF,  VIO  1.
have wished for a plant stand for years.
Canuot the husband or son use two or three
houra some day in making one ? There are
a variety of models to choose from. An
Id pattern and probably the beat, because
it will hold the most, is the half circular
one with throe shelves (Fig 1). It is made
with three logs and two short braces betweeu tbem under the lowest, broadest
shelf, Tho rear view is shown in the illustration, as its construction can be seen thus
at a glance, and this ia the view exposed to
tho living room, also, the shelves being
lurnod to the window. Thu shrives should
bo iniu'o broad enough to extend beyond the
frame at least two inches.
A small, strong bench to  hold
large
PLANT HHKLF, na, 2.
window box (Fig. 2) is quickly made as follows: Measure the depth of the box it Ib to
hold and mako the legs long enough to raise
it to a level with tha window sill. They
are composed of hoards notched at thu bottom. A top board is nailed or screwed in
place and a shelf firmly nailed to cleats
half way between top and floor. This shelf
is useful for a variety of purposes as wel
PLANT S1I1LF, FlU. 3.
as a brace to strengthen the bench. Another pretty stand ia a rack added to the
top of a bench (Fig. 3). It is faced tn the
window and rests upnn the sill. It will
hold a large number of pota on its two
shelves and on the bench.
The arrangement which seems to be thB
moat perfeot in every respect, because of
ita allowing thc plants all the sunshine
and being out of the way when the room
is swept, is a plant rack made of hanging
shelves (Fig 4).   The top shelf Is 18 inches
A Misfit Situation.
Applicant���"What's the job worth 1"
Proprietor���"Three dollars aweek   an
my old old olothos."
Euphemism.
Little Dot    1 hat j that girl.
Mamma���You shouldn't say you hato
any body.
Little Dot���Huh ! Sho isn't anybody.
Mamma���You shouldn't say bate.
Littio Dot���1 dislike her, then.
Mamma- Thai's better, but 1 wouldn't
say thnt, either.
Little Dot-Well, I-I ilislove her liko
everything.
Family His Strong Point.
Mrs. Oabb���Yes, my daughter appears
to have married very happily. Her bus
band has not wealth, It must be admitted,
but ho has family. Mm. lladd���Ycb, I heard
he was a widower with six children.
l'LANT 8HKLF Fin 4.
to two feet from the gloes, while the bottom shelf Ib on a level with thu window
Bill. The weight of the raok and plants Is
supported entirely by tbe window frame
to whioh it is screwed at the bottom and
held by a strong wire at the top. It is
easily taken down and put asido in the
spring. A neat finish to all of these plant
racks is dark green paint. Nothing ia bo
pretty and appropriate for tho green foil-
ago and bright flowers.
To Hake Housekeeping Easy.
In our modern houses, with so many
improvements aud labor saving machines,
it ib hardly necessary for the lifo of a house*
keeper to ho a drudge. Easy housekeeping
depends upon good management. A well
laid plan is a long step toward easy housekeeping, and housekeepers will find their
work simplified and lightened by following
a studied plau. Aa tbo Hamo circumstances
do not exist in any two households, it is
impossible to givo apian that all can follow.
Ouo important step ia to avoid, aa far as
possible, a great amount of work to
bo done in a limited limo. Scatter the
work alone through tho week so that no
day will bo onc of continuous, hard labor.
Kndcavorlo bo systematical but do uot be
a slave to Bystem, If sickness or any other
causo prevents lho carrying out of your
plans, accept tho ordeal with cheerfulness,
at least outwardly. Try to arrange tho
work bo that tbo afternoons may bu given
tn sewing, mending or recreation. Allot a
certain portiou of nrork to certain days.
One day in the woek ahould be sot aside
for the family washing. Monday has advantages over any other day. The washing
is tho hardest and most unpleasant task of
ilin week, and tha housokoupcr Is best pre-
imrod for it after the mind and body have
Leu rested nmi strengthened bv tho Sabbath. The washing can bu made compara-
lively easy by the mo of kcroione or aome
harmless washing fluid or compound.
After thu washing ia dono tho kitchen floor
ibould be lurublwd.
Tuesday should be devoted to baking, a
general straightening up of pantry, cupboard, etc, ami folding the chillies ready to
bo ironed on Wednesday forenoon, and if
thero is timu part of tho ironing may be
done. , .    .. ,
On Wednesday the ironing should be
done, Starched clothes, table linen and
handkerchiefs should be carefully Ironed.
Sheets, towels, underwear, stockings, etc,,
require but littio ironing. Home housewives do not iron these garments but fold
them amoolbly when taken from the lino
and run onco or Iwico through tho Wringer.
On Thursday more baking may tie done
if necessary, tho kitchon floor scrubbed
tho clean clolhoa put away, and many odd
jobs be done. On Friday the general sweeping and dusting should bo dono. This is a
bard task for tho bousekeepor, especially if
tho rooms contain heavy furniture. If
hoiiBukecpcrs could bo guided into simple
habits ami ideas in furnishing homes, much
time and lalmr could bo saved. Every
article of furniture that ie not a means of
comfort or convenience should bo disposed
On Saturday enough baking should bo
don.* tu last until thu ncxl lueBiUy, the
(lining room and kitchen should be cleaned
and everything put in readiness for Sunday,
which should bo a day of rest. Housekeepers will find that it pays to keep the
Sabbath holy.
Her Nose.
She���"Isn't her nose quite retroussef"
He���"Idou't know. It n so turned up tbat
you can't tell just what it Is, THE WEEKLY NEWS, DECEMBER n. 1894
m WEEKLY NEWS
Published  Every Tuesday
At Union, B. C.
By Whitney & Co.
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LP. FISHER, NEWSPAPER AD
��� Tertisinp Agunt, 21 Merchants'
Exchange, San Francisoo, i. our authorized agent. This paper ie kept
on file in hi. oflice.
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 1894.
War is bad enough .it the best but
that Japan should continue it after China
sues for peace is not in accord.ince wiih
the ideas ofthe civilized world. And on
what principle can Japan insist on any
thin*,' beyond a war indemnity? Thc
leading powers should insist on a cessation of hostilities in the interest of humanity.
There is altogether too much lecturing
by the judges. Their province is lo hear
and decide cases, and not to lecture either prisoners or the general public.
This lecturing business might be tolerated in a new and turbulent country, but
it illy comports wuh the dignity of the
court, and is often based on mere hearsay, or newspaper reading. The judiciary should keep within its   proper  limits ���
The news ofthe enfeebled condition of
the Queen will be received with universal
regret. It is said that her majesty
must remain almost a cripple for the balance of ber days. Her disability is admitted to be chronic. She has aged rapidly of late, but her ailments are not es*
sentially the infirmities of age. Her
mind is as active as ever and it is to be
hoped that we may not soon have cause
to mourn the loss of the world's noblest
ruler,   (iml save the Queen.
The ap.uliy of ihc great powers in relation to the butchery nf the Armenians is
justly arousing the indignation of people
in both continents. Wc are glaJ to no-
lice that Russia is likely to be the first to
move in die matter. The new ruler has
already won golden laurels by various indications ofa purpose to ameliorate the
condition of his own people, and if he
shall be the lirst to stay ihe hand of the
blood-thirsty Turk lie will have earned the
gratitude ofthe whole world.
CLEVELAND'S MESSAGE.
President Cleveland's message to Congress is but a w*eak review of the relations
of lhat country with others, and ofthe affairs of its own departments. There is
nothing new in it, and no information not
already in the possession ofthe country.
Principally it is a summary of bureau reports. The whine about the destruction
o( the seals was perhaps to have been expected. Those who thought to find
something interesting on the tariff will
be disappointed. He meekly says that
the tariff act passed at the last session of
'on^njss needs important amendments
and that he is still in fivor uf putting
coal and iron on lhe free list. Heyond
this and cheaper suj^ir for his coffee he
lias little to say. His bold, defiant attitude of a few months ago is jonc. The
late political upheaval seems to have taken all ihe courage out of bim, and his
last message will pass into history, as
Utterly inane and cuimnouplace.
THE LEGISLATURE.
The work of the legislature is progress*
in; rapidly, but still llie adjournment
must not be expected before the latter
part of January, possibly a week nr two
earlier. No serious opposition to anv
measure yel introduced lias been experienced, thc Opposition contenting itself
with proposing amendments- The Government under Premier Davie has been
a progressive and liberal one, and thc
measures brought forward this session
will do much to commend it to the confidence ofthe people. Thc estimates will
soon be down, perhaps in time to appear
in our telegraphic dispatches. Doubtless
this will be made (he occasion for speeches intended only for the constituencies,
Ifthe flow of talk could be stopped what
a saving it would Ik in   point   of time?
The people no longer read long dry
debates; but short, pungent remarks
make spicy reading, illuminate a subject
and are not soon forgotten, Our member, Mr. Hunter, is listened to with attention. He can be bitterly sarcastic
when necessary but usually is humorous
���nd pointed. He always has plenty of
ammunition in his locker, and when his
raps snap a shot is fired. He is one of
the most useful, and influential members
of this Assembly.
THE SNOW.
Announced by all the trumpets of the iky,
Arrive* the mow; ami, driving o'er the fields,
Seemi nowhere to -r-Jight; thfl white.! air
[heaten,
HideahillusUidwoo-lti, thr tiveranathe
And veils the fuui-houto ��t the garden'* end.
[feet
The sled and traveller stopped, the courier's
I mama ai;
Delayed, all friendi ahut ont, the hnuee-
Around the radiant tireplaw, encloeed
In a tumultuous privacy of atonn.
. * "-    '*��� Emerson.
THE OLD ROWAN SENATE.
Its Origin, flrowlli uml rrnrt-M <>f Gravitation tu the lllr rni-,1 Cl'v.
We mill In iniwiy of our V fori��� of
Rotim tliut Itmuui'uf f��'in lt*4 v-.. **.-.*t*
unit tf-ivu fn tl Iw orf-rtnul fum-tinim. i ..ih
wuui-i in* ti g-H-<t captitoMtlQ Ufa glory, nut
unf'tr'tin-ili-ly fnr hint tho HOUlltti Wiw a
nriniittve institution, cnmratiu ut ull ttie
1 .niins, ami irm-lirtl buck (On pi-riod l-**-g
anterior t *��� the Ki*|Htrutloii of the nt.**'**,
In llit-uimpnnuiv-'ly i-nrly hi**t->r* ut -.01-
Idiiin met- ilu-ruwaH n naturaldlvUi'ua in-
toirlhct or tribal fimiNf-***.���not in-l.-jK-n-
iti in MHilul miiti, but Integral pt.ru of*
polltienl community lu-hl toj<<'tlirr hyn
mutual olKi-rvaneoi *ofl��w�� legal mltvw*.,
mi*l niiiti'ii net Inn In hITi-iimi uml iloft-iwe.
A Hxeii local wmttTwaa-wwiitlal, at which
th** peoplo riml.t iiKH-'iiililn to uiuku lawn
nmi in defend theuufelvcf Mgalusfe a com*
lllllll f(*li.
Thu hltni-tion most favorable for thin
ptir-mM*. w.-uM   Ihi mum** iii*vntcil [insiticili,
which wun cuiifil --cnpUoHuui," from
"niput," tlm I11111I; hini*" iiurwonl capital, From this emhii'iiro Ihu rtwutte
Iribt-i could hUHUIIIUIOUWl by HiyimU. null*
ally thu lowerltiK nf n llntc.   Thin cimtoin
of kc-iplliK ti ll:it�� ���rt-nviiiK whilo 110 lUm-.T
wax nntr continual for aeveral ctuiturlca
��t Route, until it w-w coiinlilerud a Kiiar*
miteo of |ieiice anil harmony, nnd nil felt
aecurc us Iiiiik iih thu linu Hon ted from llu-
Jiuiiriiliitii hill. It Ih tittt-rtwtiiiff to note
In (his cnitnctttlnn tliut 11 IIhk mny Iiu
will lllHiVd Olir   llOURvH of rnnyiTKS UM long
an these Imilii-H am In Rinwlon.
At thlH point, iu -tlie earlier days, ft
inrae eneiimpiiiunt would lie -formed, ami
an the Bwwlotm becaiua more frwpunit the
camp would take on permnnuncy nntl Iln-
ally becnnie a city���the chief elty In tbe
citnton, the capital. Ah the population
iiiL-rittiHiiil nnd industrial nvocaUniw hwiw
it wun deemed lir-��i to have n fixed lime for
HM-c-iuhling, nnd ho the eighth day wan
net iih thu r-'Kulnr timo for iiutiIiik for fn-
terCom-dD, wicriilceH and thu trausactiou of
hllHillCHM.
Uy and hy the runtorn* becAnio inter*
dependent, nud quentlouH of common weal
arose, reuniting in it leaguu or confwlora*
linu of eliltiH, Ah this lime the eommtl
met drat with one canton, then with
another, having In ench eiu-eiiHiiprtnttdliiK
ofllevr the chief of the chin within whoso
lerrllory lay tho meeting place. Thin
wniidcrtiiglluttlly led to confusion, iuul Iiy
coiiinimi eoiiHt'iit n ceutrnl point, Mount
Alba, became thoKolutneutlngptnee, find
thus Koine wiih thu capital.���Peterson's
Muguttiiiu.
Tlm <.it*iit uf lhe Laud Cruba.
Tlio titan of tho land crah family Is
Hlrgus Intro, commonly called thu "punw
cmli," n u-Hldeiit ol thu iHlatfdii of the Intuitu and .South I'tielflu wienUH. Mature
ndttliH nru frightful looking erentniw,
full 3 feet In leiii'ih and from a to 14
itielicH ncrnRH thu back, capable of rearing
Innk uml pinching n man hip high wheu
acting In ilcfciiM*, which they aru not Mow
to do if un-lifted. Tlm plliuhuTH lire of
counwou the lirat pair of legH, which are
Inrguand powerful: lliuaecoml and third
pain" are nnm-ii with but Hlnt;ln t-ltiws,
wlii!i- thu fourth iJiiir���which aru much
��mailer thnn either thu second or third
and imt iim-tent li us strong an 1 he " pinch-
cr carriers"���are provided With ft pair uf
weak littli- nipperH. A lifth pairoflcgfi.
but ho small as to simply bu iihcIcsh riull-
mcuiH, nro attached to tho liudy near the
Abdomen.
Although nnt Identical with thocoeoa-
nntenili, described in ****Notra for thu furious" on Dec. 24,1RU2, its habits nro similar to those of thnt curious species of tho
Crustacea.    Liku the  real cocoanut crab,
Millet For rattanlof Boca.
"I had Ul head of, hogs," says F. H.
Smith of Brown county, S. D., "which I
raised and fattened on millet seed, which
made an average weight of 534 pounds ou
foot, and I fattened ono hog that weighed
(131 pounds. This hog gained for tbu last
80 days 2 1-0 pounds per day. This millet makes pork that iB second to none. It
is a sure crop, grows quickly and no dnn-
ger ot frost. It is cheaper than corn and
J'ustasgood if uot better for fattening
lOgft."
FOB SALE.
TENDERS will be received for the purchase of the Hetherington farm, being
Lot 10700 tbe official map of Comox,
containing about 200 acres more or less.
One hundred and ten acres* are under
cultivation and well fenced, with buildings and orchard. Coal right*? included
Also about 200 acres of bttsli land adjoining. Parlies tendering will specify
whether for tho whole 400 awes' .or for
the cleared land only.
Tenders 10 be mailed to John Mundell,
Sandwick, P. O. till the 31st Of December next. **!
Ily order ofthe Executors.
m:. J. HElsnR.'Y",
NURSERYMAN and FLORIST.
I*. n. Ail.bi****i: MU Ploatant, Vancouver. IM*.
Klncntockof I'lil'imldrmvn Fruit und Onm-
iiMinlid tnit-i, iltiniH. Vim.**-, hrdbf, Itu-tcH,
tliiH-i. etc.
lhios, Hen liivm iuul He" HupplfuH /or sitto;
nlwo, ARrleiiltiinil ImplomoiitM. I atal for
('ash only und .pieto closo |>r.coa. Solid for
CM-ill-Kill'.
HELP WANTEDI
WANTKI).--A(*nvie, HoNKH-r OlNfUlMAN
or IjAhv to travel represent inn cstablishoil, ro*
llahldhoUK. Balnry |f>-'> monthly antl- travol*
Ing exponaes, with increase If suited.' ttncloso
reforuiico and aelf addressed stamped envelope.
THK DOMINION,
317 Omaha Building, Chicago.
COURTBNAY HOUSE,:
COTJ'-aTElTA.Tr, B.O.'y'e '*
The leading hotel In Oomox dis^ric*.,
New and handsomely furnished,
'xcellent hunting and fishing olo.e
to ton. Tourists can depend on
flnt-clau accommodation. Reasonable ratal. Bar supplied with the
choicMt liquor, and cigar.
R. Graham, Propr.
.   "CO'V-STElTJi.Tr, B. c.
We supply the best of
Bread, Pies and Cakes
and deliver at the Bay
Mondays Wednesdays
and Fridays and at Union
every week day.
wedding Cakes a Speciality.
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DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
The partnership heretofore existing between Ed. Wood and the undersigned,
I). Kilpatrick, in thc livery and teaming
business at Union has lieen desolved.
The business will be continued by Mr.
I). Kilpatrick in bis own name, who will
settle all just claims ajjainst said f nn ,ind
to whom all bills due said firm must be
paid.
D. Kilpatrick.
Union, IJ. C. Nov. 20, 1894.
NOTICE.
I hereby give notice that I shal' at the
next sitting of the Licensing Court to lie
holden at |Uodioxi make application for a
transfer of my license to William Slurp for
permission to sell intoxicating liquor by
retail on the premises kuown aa the liiver-
aide Hotel, Courtenay.
Dated at Comox J. J. Grant,
this 0th day of By his attorney
Nov. 1SIU. Kobt, Grant.
NOTICE.
JJIr. Geo. Une, customs officer lias
authority to collect all debts due me, and
receipt therefor. Persons are reql-estcd
to make payments to him, nr to my brother, Mt. Robert Grant, nt Union. .,.
992m J. J. Grant.'
WARNING.
All persons driving over the whnrf.br
badges in Comnx district laster ih.m ft
walk, will be prosecuted According to
law.
S. Creech,
Gov. Agent.
Esquimalt & Nanaimo R'y,
Time  Table   No.  21,
To take effect at 8.00 a. m. on Thursday Not. 1st, 1804.   Trains run
on Pacific Standard Time.
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On Saturdays and Sundays
Roturn Tickets will ho IhsihhI baiwoon it'll
IwH'ts for Hf'iro and a quarter, n*oud for return nut lator thnn Mondu*-.
Iteturn Tickets fur one nnd u hnlf ordinary
fnro inny he |iurrhiis<-(l iliillj* to nil points,
K��'wl for sev-ii dtys, IncltulliiK day of Isoiu.
No Itiiiirn Tlokets Issuod for a fnro ami a
i-uiirn-r wlimii lho bIiikIu fnru is  twonty-nv-*
bonis.
. TliroiiKl) rides between Victoria and Comnx
Mllfim" andCouinititutloiiTh-kotsunn heoti
talnodQnii|i|iliontloiitoTli-ki;t Aifi-nt, Victoria
Dunoaii'aand Wellington Ktntiutie.
A.DUN8MUIH. J08KPH HUNTER.
President. Oen'l Supt.
U.K. PRIOR,
Oiiti. FrclKht nnd Pnssenffer AirU
XMAS GOODS
T. D. McLean
���CTlTlblT, b. o.
YarwOpd & Young.
llarhsters, S6*icitor*, *tc. Office Cor.
ILisioii -aid Commercial St.,. Na-
naiino, 1I.-C
R. B. Anderson,
Practic**l  Watchmaker
Worker in Light Metals  and
Gunsmithing and  Tin   Work
Dingwall Building.
Co���ox, B. 0.
Wedding and other rings made to order.
Painting, Paper Hanging, Etc
During the Fall and Winter
months I will attend to jobs for
farmers and others of inside
painting, papering, etc, at quite
reasonable rates. Any word
left a The News Office will receive prompt attention.
G. II. M'OTT,
tr*��TIO**T. B   o.
LOUI-IIV. FAUQUIER
���1-TOT.&.-**-. r -p-CTBLIC.
CONVEYANCER.
Fire, tife and Accident Insurance.
���"SSAIl    E3TATE-   -
-PUBLIC AUCTIONEER,.���
RENTS COLLECTED
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ESTATES MANAGED.
jA\ General Teaming
\^t<*��\      Livery
.4% j\    Business.
Gamoz, E, G,
When in Union Drop
in and see us. We
carry a full stock of
Drugs  and  Stationery.
Family Receipts our specialty.
Orders accompanied with cash
will receive our prompt attention
E. PIMBURY& Co.
Union, B. C.
Union Saw Mill.
LUMBER
* All Kinds of Rough and
Pressed lumber always on
hand and delivered at short no
/MOULDINGS.
Also all kinds of sawn and
split shingles and dressed pine
and cedar.
���STUMPLNG.
^tumping done at reasonable
rate* by our Giant Stumper.
WOOD.
Coal, brick and lime on
hand.*,'and delivered at short
notice,
R. Grant & L. Mounce, 1'roprs.
E. J. Theobald,
House and Sip Painter,
Paper-Hanging, Kalsomining
.and Decorating.
GRAINING A SPECIALITY.
All Order*' Promptly Attended to
..�� Union, B. 0.
As this gay and festive season comes around the question naturally arises "What
shall I give my several friends as Xmas presents this year?" Now that's the point i-s-
actly where we come in and help you���-We are here to give you suggestion and wi:'i
the immense variety we are showing this season it is an utter imposibility m not gr-t
"Just the very thing you wanted". Of course you will���in confidence���let us know if i>'s
for your Mother, Father, Sister, or Brother or someone else's Sister or Brother-- it
makes it so much easier then for us to show just the right article.
Kindly  call   anyhow and   have a  look at the    gorgeous display on our Xmas tubl ���.
SLOAN So SOOTT.
49 Commercial St., Nanaimo,  B. G.
Cumberland Meat Market
all xinesi ox-
Fresh Meat, Hams and Bacon
and
All Kinds of Vegetables and
Farmers Produce,
Orders from surrounding coun
try promptly fiiled.
A. C. Fulton, Prop.
Waverly I
X Housl
This  Magnificent   Hotel   Building
Will be opened tor the Reception ot Guests July 1.
Fines*. Appointments.
Best. Table. Splendid ���-Ample
Hooms   and   Reasonable   Rates.
A, Lindsay, Lessee.
UNION, B. C.
Having Added to their Own
the
Splendid Livery Outfit.
of R. Grant and Co
Are Prepared to furnish  Sty-
ish Rigs at Reasonable Rates
Give them a call
HILBERT&SON
Funeral Directors and Emiiai.mkrs
Urndimtos ot till) Orlontnl. KltmlM,
mid Unttcil Statm Oollug-t^ ol Km-
balmii.ii .
Nanaimo, 11. C.
Riverside Hotel
Courtenay, B. C.
I. Sharp,  Proprietor
The Hotel is one nf the best equipped
on the Pacilic Coast, and is situated at
llie mouth of thc Courtenay River, between Union and the large farming settlement of Comox.
Trent aie plentiful in thc river, and
Itrge game abounds in the neighborhood
The liar connected with thc hotel is
kept well supplied   with the best wines
ind liquors.   Stage connects  with all
'Steamers,   Terms moderate
Cumberland Hotel.
Union, fi. C.
The finest hotel building
Fixtures and Bar
North of Victoria,
And the best kept house.
Spacious Billiard Room
and new
Billard and Pool Tables,
Best of Wines and Liquors.
J. l'iket, Prop.
Esquimalt and Nanaimo Ry.
Steamer Joan
J. E. BUTLER, MASTER.    '
On and after Mar. 22 nd, 1893
The Steanvr JOAN will sail as follows
CALLINOATWAV PORTS as passongsn
and froinht mar offer
Leave Victoria, Tuesday, 7 a. in,
"  Nnnutnio for Comox. Wodnosday, 7 a. m
Leave Comox lor Nanaimo,      Fridays, 7a.m.
"     Nanaimo for Victoria   Saturday, 7a.m
Leave for Valdes Island once eaoh month
For freight or state rooms apply on
board, or at the Company's ticket office,
.. Victoria Station, Store street.
Stage and Live
COTJR-TEIT^-Y-, B. C.
BSE**!
Fine Rigs at Reasonable Rates Always on Hand,
,'.  Teaming Promptly Done,  ,',
ls��cQ,TJXTiljA.2<r Sc O-XLMOK-IEJ.
Puntiedge Bottling Works,.
DAVID JONES, Proprietor,
MANUFAOTUniSR OF
SODA WATER, LEMONADE, GINGER ALE,
Sarsaparalla, Champagne Cider, Iron Phosphates and Syrups.
Bottler  of Different  Brands  of   Lager Boer,  Steam Beer and Porter.
Agent for lhe Union Brewery Company.
KEQ BEHR SOIjZ- FCE CASH ClTx,-***"
COUKTENAY, B. C.
C. H. Beevor-Potts
Solicitor, Notary Publics Conveytincmg
in .ill its branches. Office Comer*
rial St, Nanaimo.
Society    Cards
L O. O, V., No .it
Union Lodge, I. O. O. I\, meets every
Friday night at H o'clock, visiting brethren cordially invited to.mend.
Win. Wright, K. S.
Hiram Lodge No 14A.K ,St A.M.,IJ.C.K
Courtenay 11. C.
Lodge meets on eveiy Saturday on or
before thc full of the. moon
Visiting Brothers   cordially requested
to attend.
R. S. McConnell,
Secretary.
K. of P.
Coinox Lodge No 5, K. of P., meets
every Saturday, after tlie ncw and full
monn,at 8 p. m. at Castle Hall, Comox.
Visiting Knights cordially invited to attend.
John IJurd
K. R.S.
C. O. O. F. /
Loyal Sunbeam Lodge No. too, C. O.
O. F, meet in the old North Comox
school house every second Monday at o
p. m Visiting brethren cordially invited
to attend.
J. D. Hennett, Sec.
McKenzie & McDonald,
Courtenay, B. C.
CARRIAGE     MAKERS
���ANX���
General  Blacksmiths.
-CUT  PBICE9-
Bring on Your Woik,
Nanaimo   Saw Mill
���- and ���
Sash and Door Factory
A Haslam, Prop, Mill St.. I'Ollox 35. Tol. in
Nanaimo li C.
A complete stock nf Rough and Dressed
Lumber always on hand; also Shingles,
Laths, Pickets, Dnors, Windows ami
.Hinds, Moulding, Scroll sawing, Turning
and all kinds of wood finishing furnished
Cedar,     While   Pine,     Rcdwoed.
All orders accompanied witliCASH prompt
ly nnd carefully attended to.
H A Simpson
Ilariister and Solicitor. Office in 2nd
flat, Green's Block, Nanaimo, IJ. C
Wiil be in Union every Wednesday and
Courtenay ou Thursday.
Steamer Kslell
1 iai bor and outside towing done M reason
able rates.
Nanaimo Cigar Factory
Philip Gable, Proprietor.
Baston Street -   ���    Nanaimo B. 0.
Manufactures   the   finest   cigares,
employing none but white labor.
Why purchase inferior foreign cigars,
when you can obtain a SUPERIOR ART!- .
CLE for the same money?
Robert J. Wenborn.
Machine Works, Nanaimo
Dealer in Bicycles.. Agent for Braut-
fflrd'Bicycle Co., H. P. Davis of Toronto
English Wheels, B.caston, Humber,
Rudgc, New Howe and Whitworth. Will
sell on installment plan br big discount
for cash. Parts' supplied ��� Repairing a
Specialty.
G. B. Leighton
At tha Bay, Comox, B. 0.
Blacksmithing an    Repairing
of all kinds
Carriage Work and Horseshoeing a specialty
UNION Bakery
UNION B.C.
Best of Bread, Cakes and
Pies always  on hand.
The Bread Cart will   be at
Courtenay and Coniox Tuesdays and Fridays.
Adderton & Rowbotham, Prop
J. A. Cathew
ARCHITECT and BUILDER,
TTITIOIT, J3. O.
The Nanaimo Pharmacy
Nanaimo B. 0.
\V. E. Mc Cartney Chemist,
Manager.
1'iire D-iif** Chemicals and Pa trot
Muliciner,.
I'hyslrans -'rwaolptlons and all orders nil*-.*
with ears and.dispatch. P. 0, box 1-1
Combination ,
Iron Bedstsad
J. ;*���'*-��-*���*��.
Grant & McGregor.

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