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 ���������>_&  4  \< >  NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERIjOftf).   B.C.   WEDNESDAY,   APRIL! 16.. 1902.  frmstsm* "^ms^s^^i^semss^sssssEs^^  54  I"  ��������� The BIG' STORE  * _ ' t  y>  WP-  expect   to   show,   on  .4  IM>.  5'  K  ^  i\  r ases.-  ar  Saturday    next,     the     19th  -��������� * '   '      . '  ihst.,  the. Latc-st   Novelties _Jn  Spring ' Pry   Goods.    I,_adies'  . .      _ .     . ���������  Sailtfr Hats,^ etc ,-etc. .'.";.'.'  SIMON LEIS'ER  /  mssasx&BEZ  Union'and Coincx District  HOSPITAL.  FINANCIAL. * STATEMENT  For Ykak'Ending April-; 4ih,  1903.  Received  per GovernmentwGrant, -  -    MAintenaoce, ...''.     .......  $2500 00  J   "    from Patjents pef Wel.jCol. t  Co. Sick Fund aud Matron..      466 65  "    from Government for  erec- ,  , tion of New Wing..'.....'...    2000 00  "' Dues from Members."  6 00  Total Receipts* /   $4.72 .5  ,   Balance from previouuyear ' ��������� 54 65  '       '    \   T85027 ao  Expenditures Per New Wing���������  l\_iu'Ja__. par the w on account,.. ., $2000 00  - "' for Diuin, Tools, eio.,'.... 1''     5S 15  "to Ar-nitect. .>.         50 00  Total piid ...., 8*2108 15  ���������^jfjp^.&"  (V;  '  $  '   J ft.  '"1  01  ������    .*\r.5 '   %*.   . ii '  : &-.KenDui, -  Gr-YATES STREET,' y, VICTORIA, B   C.   '-  : ei������i;_i������>_>_y?-> oar>,  "I  HARDWARE. MILL" Afrir.MlNLNG   MACHINEK Y  XNiVd^RMING'    ANI>f DAlllV.IJSb   _MlU_lLy_i,&  -1  ������ts;'&-;  1 -NT*.  -R  A^eiits^fdy Z4c:Cbriiiick-[_Ai%vesting SlachiiiervT'-, '   -     '<-*      -,VKS-w  Write for prrVe'* and ^articulaTs'.'   -P. 0'.vl)rav\(-i^563.' -���������-��������� ^.vf^/'  ro^M^rro  ���������W-  M3  N west  iy_) -fL-'i'Gfji' ���������  3r  H^K  Designs  and   Co'Lrs,  j_inoI-2*lirqs  PRINTED���������50c,^30r.3 70c. 90c,  .." :-. .'.������o $r*25 sq,.yd  IN L A ID ��������� $ 1.25. $ 1.40 & $ 1 50   ''  PLAIN���������85c. to $1.50  Straw- Mattii^s        ,. 15c.  to 50c. per yard  'EXPKNP11URES  FOK.-MAlKTENANCk ���������  Per Vouclier-I for S<*l_u.b Taidl.    i>i)76 i i  ; ���������������  .     ���������������    Gi������<cerieB.. .;'.....;.  ������������     ' "    Bread.-. /.. /. .\ }. \..'  ���������������        ���������������    Milk;.i...1.'.. ......  i'    P������ oduco,' Buttery etc.  "    Meat ..'. !  ��������� ���������" - Water RateH  "    L_undiy... .' . . \ .'.>.������.  "   L>iugs, ttc...:.."....  "��������� Printing1, ad ertlsing.  44    lnbuiauco   Repairs, etc ���������...  Paintiuy &'Plastering      2.8 00_  "v Bath moVdbii'.'Plumb  s  mg,   _to~...- : ..  <<  .������,  ��������� ������������'  610 01  51 53  90 15 ,  123 13  260 42  >'l8 Otf  SO 11 ;  21 95  17 10  62 50'  48������50  "    Dr >y  haulitijr c<>al..  44    MiscelLueoiiH   44    Dry Goods...'..'....  1S3 00,  ' 40 00  54 13 I  "      44 01?  "'* '    \        ]    "   y   ���������    .2919 25  Total  paid for Maintenance and ',  " Now W-ii g... .v.   ..'.. y...".. . ^������27_S0 '  Bills Passed but Vouchers  , '.   not'vet Drawn:��������� ��������� ,7,  Arclmecc'rt PUub'/..' "....'. ' $ 50 00  Varm .Produoe...: :.'.". T.-. 18* V5'  X[.,ii. Tarbell..  ile.it .r   c  (���������  (riooiTie-.. -   AVaic-   R.lk.,.   .:���������.���������-..,.  'Milk*!',"-. . ..'   S_lai wi. T:- \. .  J  Ciirtliew-i-balance contract, etc  Laundry.   Sundries   TotaPoatsta_(iing   Cash on hand   O.iv't. Grant duo Ap.il 1st, 1902"  16 85'  b7 95  , ]U1"79  o 7;>  ���������^���������;,30 15'  15 89.  '80 00  334 55  0 80  5 70  *815 38  ������H_MU-������_-H_->  5u 68  025 ������0  No.  in Patients  treated during ypar, Ko  ���������������    out             ���������'                 "  ,^     44 2  ������������            die(i             ��������������� 4  Total number of days treatment  1618  '    "         "       Caucasians treated  i!4  44         "       jApanese,.... .*���������  6  44 \   4t        Chioese  5  No. Male Patients  33  ������4   Funale     44        "2  v I  (Carpets  .At  all   Prices.  n_r Doublu Roll.  An Eleyant Line of .'Samples will be sent  you'* FREE on application, but'41 ve in  some   ide 1 as to your wants   WEILE3H/    ZB_R,OS.  THE FQRMSHERS. ^ VJCTORIA, B C.  ARi_    EBTT-IR   TSAM    X&VJIiS.  4_J  />,  A carload of i.-fi'.ruments ju<t eceived. Deeigns all new, .and  many improvements in construction. Piano buyers would do  well to seethe. '* MASON & RISCH,'7. as these instruments  cannot be beaten.     Easy terms of purchase.    .....    ./������������������'..     ..  The H  liicks  The Pianola,  The Aeolian,  Agents   For  \  The Vocalion Organ,  " 2VIason & _S,iseh"  Pianos.  123 EASTIKTGS ST,  Vancouver, B.C.  88   GOV.-bBirH.ENT  ST.,  Victoria, B.C.  __3���������_mM_gamip���������mn-Hf_iiini--i-y  ._?_p-r_r  Z-'1OZ^"  =_*_������_?*:������  JOB    PRI N TING  Work of EveryNDescription  ���������m ;.  at Moderate Rates  Under head of Donations received the  f.illown g :���������Mr J���������mes Dunsmuir, Premier,  D.ed of Ko.pital Grounds ; Well. Col. Co.,  free coal; from S ck Fund Committee,  drug*, dressing, etc. ; Dr Staple's and As-  BiB'auts, gratuitoU't attendance on other than  Well. Col. Co'o. pd>ients in hospital ; from  EJrfor of "New-," ftee paper, cancelled  stationeiy account, headline*, etc.; Rev.  Mr VVdliuiar, large qu.'mity of vegetables;  froin Mr McLean, watchmaker, weekl> suj-  {.lies of magazinps, papers, etc  The Ho<-ii'tal ia n.dehted fur Howers ai.d  plants during *1k- 31 ar to the Udie'-i of Cum  b-ridijd and Cjmox. especiilly to MisLi'tle,  Mrs  Auderaon,   Mjs   Roe,    Mrs   Riley and  others  Iu ch'S'ng this rtport it is bu������- f>������ir t������ ac  knnvl������ ye that our mf-rease of Grant and  Nf-w Wint; ���������re due lnrg-ly to the eflbit and  sagacity of our member from 'his di.-ti ict,  placing the Hospital in better position lo  meet the exigences of the district.  Books- and' Vouchees of Secretary and  Treasurer audited ond   -onnd correct.  :���������:.'.:-     JORN L   HOE,   ')' AT-r..T()1.g  Financial S'aten erit~*.u])mitted at annual  meeting, April 5th,   1902.  ,    y     L. W.  HALL, Skcy. ���������  .  :. MOORE & CO., for fancy sweaters��������� ju.-;t tht- thing lor biking.  ���������CJM3_fl���������OTSOKBSttKXX���������K���������I  Mr L. Marocchi haH -retun. ed  from Oaliiomia much' improved in  health.  Mr G. P.. Pvobson of tlie H.B. Co,  Victoria, way a passenger on Tuesday evening.  COUNCIL   MEETING.  Minutes )ead and(adopted.  Tenders  for school  building���������J.  A. Carthew, $975. without painting  and  plastering, $799 ;���������   H. Martin','  $899; T. E. Edwards, $1078:  Laid on table.  Communications���������From Dr Sta-  pie* reporting, diptheria at' N.  Walkerbj. from cons-table Banks reporting recovery of Sam. family an i  advising fumigation lo allow Mr  Walker to go to work.        /���������   ,  Moved Aid. Reid, seconded  AU.  Hate; tha:t Dr Staples  be a^ked   to  take necessary action when lie was1  satisfli'd as io the proper time ���������'  ' Fi-qm Bank 'of. Commerce, Vancouver, regretting that the institution did   not anticipate   increasing  their business at present and could  not now extend a branch   to  Cum-1  berland.i ' ,"���������    . '*  Moved ^Ald. Reid. seconded'Aid.  Bate,- that communication   be. re  ceived and towrite Bank  of Mon-  Areal, and' Bank of Norih  Ameiica  ie the same subject. ;       ,  ' From', A. EL Per'ce}' complaining  of Joss of front glabb 1)}T reason/of  ball plaj'ing ' in main strtet .and  asking that, play be cnetked.  v Moved Aid.-Robertson, seconded  A (1. Partiiuge, tliat   the   con.ta!>le  ''r 1 P- ' ..'������������������-  be ins )ucted-to stop tlie  nuisance.  'From   T.  II." Carey asking .that  sc. vei uer.be'ii^tiucUd to attend to  school building twice a,month.  Moved   Aid.   Mi.a.ell, 'seconded  iAid. Bute, '-hat t-caveng-r be given  ' 'i  .ins.tr uc ions, .  ,_< 10111, s.-nie. giving e������tima*ei? for  pchi.ol  ;piiip(>es    for   next 'three1  m ii I lis:���������'i e a cl it) s' i a 1 a ries, $855 ;  Janitor, $t>0 ������������������"Ci-aland liglit, $20 :':  ^i]cideoia']6.'$(50^-total, $IU_:5.  t _ J,  Received aid filedv    ���������"        ;    - ;-'  Dit-ciusiwn took place as to' bnl:  ar.te of fund foff-chi ol purpose-, as  t' whets.er it should be all j-] enf'or -.  not. > Aid. Rf-id  tliougiit that there  s iould be no balance on hand when  present Council e ded  its term, a-  "they had found the treasury thus at  the beginning <>f the term. 1  Blinds, etc  Aid.  _A  .'btrts-on   Paid   that   the  ])olicv was bad.-and that a   su'plus  bhould be laid by ii possible.  Aid.    Reid   report*d   dangorou-  state of street in front of T. Wh_\ te\s  pl.ice ������f bupinesp.    A step theie being dangerous to foot passengers at  ni^ht.  Moved and seconded-'Bate that  constable be-instructed -oremoA'e it.  Re Cumberland hotel verandah  ���������Ah!. Reid reported that Mr,_  Pike; was willing that it bhould be  removed.  Aid Pwrtridj-e suggested that  when Council undertook to remove  it there would pei haps be trouble.  Aid. Mitchell did not see why  Council should run after MrsPiket,  but should'go to work and remove  1 and all other verandahs and ob-  ttructions of the sort at once.  Referred to Board of Works.  Bui ding tendt-r_���������-Aid. Bate did  not wish any one of the tpnders accepted. Would like to call for  tenders for removal of-building' to  new site only, without calling,for  repairs, which could be done later  when Council were in a position to  incur the expense. He pointed out  that if the whole sum was spent now  there would be too httle available  for.s'reet'ancrother necessary work.  Aid. Mitchell thought that it  ehou'd be finished no*, as nothing  would be gained by delay, and  e'.ilitr the ljuiiding was needed by  the Council or it uas not. li not,  wa< bett r to leave it'where it wa?.  Aid. Beid thought that the work  should be donei by day work. Mr  Banks could do this.  Aid.'Reid disapproved, said that  Window   Blind?,  r  r ^  Window Shades,  all Colors.  Chenille Curtains,  Curtain Poles,  Curtain Rings, etc.,   lt  ���������'    Chenille Table Clothe  A -Fine Line of  CURTAIN -  MUSLINS  <   r       '  '     ' ALL JUST OPENED UP.":'  "     l  C. J. MOORE & CO.  rt\  .������-B3J  7J  ���������i .2?  lowest tender should be accepted.    -,  'Aid.   Rpid   thought^ that if any-  te; der was, acctpttd Mr Carthew's ,  ''should be,'it being but little higher ���������  and he being a thoroughly competent and practical mechanic,   .  *" J .  Moved Aid.{Bate, seconded,Aid. ;  Partridge that new tenders be called ,  f-_ f ' -      r      * 'J  '-r Moved  inJ amen'drnent--by "Aid! -'  t"'.       ' -   , ' '   .    "  -Mitchell,'seconded Aid. Reid, that  Martin's tender be accepted.,  'Motion  carrifd;   and , clerk_,in-_  struct d to call for tenders at Qnce.  Mayor Willardand clerk,to draw^  "... .v . -       "   - "���������"���������-'  up specincation. ^  * Council adjourned.  I   "*    LOOA.LS.,   ���������-���������   |-  #������������J  Mr1  fi-  V, ������  An   8ft.   seam   of coal  has "been  struck   ai   63   feet depth   at,No..8,  prospect.      The  pit will be opened  without delay.  MOORE & CO.,1 are the ones that  handle J. D. King & Co'.s shoes.  Go and buy a pair.  The hideous yells which scared  the good people of the town at midnight latel}*, were not emitted by  an Apache, but a poor harmless  drunk.    $0 and nests next day!  '���������The Coa.-t," an illustrated magazine published in Seattle, Wash.,  is interesting to all living on the  B.C. seaboard. April's number  contains;! de^crip ive, with numerous illustrations, of various places  0:1 the sound. A tunny story about  a Ju-tice of the Peace aud an old  offender, and vari us other matters  good to read. "The Coast" is  '��������� hyas Kloshe.''   : ������ :���������������������������'.  Passenger List per s.s. "City of  .Nanaimo,'"-April 10.---J. Newbury,  J. Maher,��������� Poff, L. Marrochi, Mrs  Walker, Mrs Leighion, ^ev- ^r  Wilkinson, Capt. Spice, E. Davies,  H. Grant,' Miss Miller. S. Dav.es,  A. Hall, .3. Giffin, A. While, G. W.  Iimle D. Thouu-son, S. Bickle, ���������--  Richards,'R. Smith, MissCameron������  '.Miss Smith, Mis? Milligan, G. TI..  Roi son, C. J. Peake, T. Morgan^  Bishop of Columbia, Archdeacoa  Scriven, Mrs Woudlius, H. Findley%  K. Priest'and W. -Wilson ; also*  Lee King, Hang Lee Long and Loo  Soon, Chinese Reforui Society*  i'\  l H  i l\ *  f  -*5  h i-  :"  . a   *-  )OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCOOOOOCOCOOOOOOOO<  i>o|  BY  WOLCOfT  LE CLEAR  BEARD  *������-l  Difficulty is a severe instructor set  . over us by the supreme ordinance 'of  'a  parental   guardian  and  legislator,  [���������who  knows us better than we know  j ourselves,  as he loves us better, too.  He that wrestles with us strengthens  our   nerves  and   sharpens   pur   skill';  our  antagonist  is   our  keeper.  TALE   OF   THE  ' OF   AGUA  CATTLE 'THIEVES  CALIEjSTTE.  Coi>yHs:h.._!>OO.by W.LeClettr Beard.  ��������� /V^/^vVWv^V/  .OOJOOOO^OOOODOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOnOOOOi  J Men of virtue,-though of different  j interests, ought to consider themselves as more nearly,- united with  one another, than with the vicious  part of mankind, who embark with  them in the same evil concerns."- In  shore, we should esteem virtue  though ��������� in a foe,' and abhor vice  though in a friend. .  tinder a law passed two years ago  the Hungarian government may sub.  sidize almost any kind of manufactory., '' '  It .takes a woman's dearest friend  to tell her the things slie doesn't  want to hear.  Of  the  soldiers   in     the     Ameiucan  Civil war -IS per cent., were farmers.  If  i pay  some   men went as far  they wouldn't get far.'  as,they  Heading is one of the greatest consolations of life. It is the^ nurse of  virtue ; ' tlie upholder' of adversity ;  the prop 'of independence ; tho support of a just pride ; the strengthen-  er of elevated opinions ; it  against the tyranny of  passions; it is the repeller of the  fool's scoff and the knave's poison. ,  is a shield  all the petty  1  I  Words that burn should be insured.  This suggestion is gratuitously handed to -spring poets.       * . ' ���������  '&  It iu an easy matter    for  a police  justice to get a''fine reputation.  r^N^_- ^vt.vn/v. *���������** .  Before reaching the conclusion there  ���������was an earnest debate, which Spider  followed most anxiously. When the decision was reached. Spider, knowing  that every hand would be required in  the herding, begged to be allowed to  fornroneof the force, and, after consul--  Nation with the foreman and the Ballet  <3irl. I consented, and 'as a temporary  1 measure Spider was taken on aa a cowboy t  This waa a season of joy to Spider.  As the glad tidings reached him he be-,  came so exultant that he was unendurable ,At our earnest request he subsided somewhat,after awhile and after he  ���������had gone about from man to man trying to borrow the necessary equipment  ���������horse and saddle���������for the crossing on  the following morning.  We thought we  had   heard   the   last of   him   and were  just about to turn   in when   a sputtering howl from Hollis was followed by a  volley of   bad   language that  was  un-  iiiKstaifatily directed at Spider.  The gist  ���������of this language seemed   to  be that he  ^Hollis) was poisoned. ^The investigation  ������hat immediately followed proved that  this' was   not   true.'   It was  only that  Spider had discovered  in some way the  hiding place of a carefully hoarded bot-  "tleof whisky belonging toHolJis.  Emptying ,the whisky on the ground, Spicier  had filled the   bottle with a mixture of  .ins own  invention, the nature of which  did not transpire, except  that kerosene.  - was one of its more prominent features.  ���������Consoling   himself   in  advance for ttie  .'bard  work   that   the   next  day would  <briug, HolJis had taken some swallows  ���������of  this   mixtuie  beforo  he ������������������ discovered  -what it was that he was drinking.  Then  followed the  remarks  to which I have  referred t- " *-  . To' these remarks Spider made answer, averring that they .were entirely  uncalled for, as the quality of the liquor  iiad been rather improved than otherwise: but that be supposed that Hollis  must be incapablejof jndgirig.  Hollis became annoyed at this and in-  <in}������ed in further language, which was  ���������only hushed when at- la.st Spider was,  captured aud expiated his crime by'a  ^frantic dance, inspired by a well'plied  lariat end. Then the cami> waa at peace  ���������for the night.  ness of which the Oalle: C-'irl had complained. 1 was returning to 'the hunt,  when Spider ei.'.P-'.v.d from the cloud of  dnst 1 hat surronmicd it and cantered  forward to meet-nx   ���������  "Look a-yerl" lie cried in a tone of  authority as- soon as he was close  enough to be beard "Yon ain' got no  business here You ain't'nn good, nohow, in the shape like you are. an  you'll only do .yourself up worse Go  up on that there little rise, where you  can see everything an won't hnrt yer-  self Me':) the boy's., we'll tend ter the  cattle all right. "  Spider's   command   that I should re-  tirc'-was so plainly prompted by a solicitude   for   my welfare   that I could   not  have resented his  tone even had   it not  am used mo' as it did.     Besides, he waa  perfectly right,    1 was of no use whatever in the herding    Evidently intend-,  ing to ?ee that his orders were fully carried ont. Spider   rode  by my side  as I  slowly cantered toward the rise that he  had pointed out to nie.   Though the stir-  en p   leathers  of   the ,borrowed   saddle  were far too long for him. though'they  -were pulled up as far as they would go,  and .though   the  saddle   itself was  so  large that it would have had room in it  for several'  boys of  Spider's  size, still  Spider rode superbly ' I saw that wtien  he way after those cattle.    The pony he  was riding oh was oue^of my own, and  though   Spider   had   had the   choice of  several he had chosen the most unmanageable animal of them all.'   Gappy Lee  was the last man who had attempted to  ride lire   brute.   'He had been promptly  tmcked off   - He'told me afterward that  lie had turned a somersault  so quickly  mat he had"seen the canvas patch that  decorated tho back of his trousers.  "How does the pony "carry you,  Spider V" I asked aa.we rode along to:  nether.        , '���������--.,  Are Keinjj Coiitractcti 3_very .Day-  -3.e Tro:itii.e:it Pr.scribed.15y Aa ���������-__i_3_ei__ a_ec.-_.il Author iind Physician���������Timely Action  tlie All I_aporla.it Point.in ."routing: Oold_.        ' ' c  '1  "Colds that will never bo cured."    A startling sentence, but you know it   to' 'be   true.  Scarcely  a    day  passes but some death from consumption, pneumonia or nimilar ailment emphasizes  the truth  of this 'Statement.     It is'wcll to remember that a neAvl.y-contra.cted cold- can,  in almost every case,   bo'cured..    It   isltlie -���������'  neglected cold thai leads to  death���������the cold that runs on an on���������the c.old that   is acltied   "to by ' fresh' 'coid3   '  from tii__c,tor,time. ' _ . ' ���������> ' ��������� '- \ -        '      '''   n   -  But what treatment is'<to be chosen from 'ths great number of remedies that."are* recommended*?'��������� You can  '  trsc common senso in buying medicine, jus, as you can in the purchase of  a piano, a bicycle or a'sewing' ma-,.''  chine.     Find out what treatment has the best record in the past, ripply the test of time and.getrthe opinion  of people who know from experience. , \ r ,, ,'���������       ',���������.'' ' ,'  If you apply this test to medicines for coughs, colds and similar ailments,    you  .will  select    Dr. ��������� Chase's  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine,  because' of the extraordinary merits Avhich it possesses, and which have be-\.  come known to'tho public generally 'through years of trial.   Tho sales of   this remedy ^are far in excess of any , ,  similar preparation,  and have never boen so large as during the present, season.   These two facts arc,  we believe the strongest evidence that can be produced in verifying tho merits of any remedy that has-been ' thor- ,.  oughly tested for years. , < ' ,   , ' '   ''   ,  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine is prized" especially qecatrse of its far-reaching effects,'even in  the most serious cases of bronchitis,   whooping cough,' croup and asthma.   It is not a mere relief for-coughs, ���������'  .but. acts on the "-whole system, thoroughly curing  the-cold and removing" chest pains,    soreness of ,the   lungs  and-bronchial tubes, and all inflammation of the respiratory organs. -    ,     .''.''.      -   .    '      '    .  Just a ���������word of -warning.   There  aro other. preparations of turpentine  and linseed put up   in ' imitation of,'  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine.' To bo sure you( are getting tho genuine, see portrait and sig-   ���������  nature of Dr.. A" W. Chase on the wrapper    Twenty-five, cent's  a  ?iottle,- family size,, three times as much,-60.,  cents.   At all dealers, pr Edmanson, ,Batcs.& Co.-, Toronto.     '"'    <���������    's,     ' , " \ ',      -. .   y  '      " . r i  It is not till after a man has married a-woman that'he hears her ex-  presst any fears of "losing her indi-  ,viduality."  .0  ' rffl  "I  /I  CAUSED    BY    AN"    IMPURE     CONDITION  OF TUB'BLOOD.'  .."  Liniments and Other Old Fashioned  ���������Remedies Will Not, Cure���������Tho  Jiheumatic Taint Must Be lie-  moved From'the Blood.  ' .  --���������       -       CHAPTER   II.  CN WHICH BP1DRR SAVES HIS ENEMY'S LIFE  Back of the narrow flat that bordered  the river rose ' cliff of shining, black  'basalt.''form-' , the edge of the tableland, 'or mesa, as it is called, which  ���������stretches away for hundreds of miles, a  treeless, arid plain that reaches out of  the United States nearly half way  through Mexico On the edge cf this  .mesa our camp had been made, and  here on the morning set for the crossing  the great herd was gathered.  Since long before   daylight   the cow-  ��������� troys liad   been- riding   hard, galloping  ' c"Lil_e a bird. Concho an me's ol'  trien's. He like some. "He won' try no  ,funny business when I'm ridin 'm." replied Spider, with a happy grin/as he  leaned forward and patted 'the pony's  neck. Concho generally carried his ears  pointing directly toward his'tail. He  rolled the whites of his eyes in acknowledgment of the caress and cocked  his ears, for an instant; then he laid  To me-his conduct  -^  X.  r  \  'Be waved hts hit nil as h,e paused mc.  ���������and   sbenting   madly   as   they brought  hurrying   in   the   stragglers   that   had  wandered up or down the river.    Every  ' man was trying to do the work Of three  men     Mounted' on  a gentle pony, and  , <_eauing hard on one  stirrup to ease the  ���������other foot.  I tried to : help, but .'.with, an  ���������arm in a sling   and   an ankle incapacit  'tatt'd   one    does   not   succeed   well' ir.  i-yrding cattle.  A couple of cattle had, broken away  ���������"from   the   herd, and   I   was.' trying   to  bhase them   back     I failed signally.    1  cnv.]t\ riot follow their twists and turns,  -on. acconni   oi   my   atiUle, vvnic-i   waa ,  ifaurt by the,pressure against the stirrup  ���������-���������yery time my horse suddenly changed  ������������������the direction.in which  he v/as going.   I  bad   nearly given   up when Spider, his  pony en the keen  jump, flashed by and  took   up   the   purr-nit.    He   waved   his  hand   as   he   passed  me   and   tried   to  shout, but   his   throat   was   filled with  dust, and the nearest   be could come to  his   nsnal   shrill   cheer wag  a  sort   of  ������������������spluttering gasp.  In   a   very   few.-, ���������iri'i.nutes   the  cattle  were safely renr/itea.-with  the herd.    I  bad never seen Spider work with cattle,  and bis ready skill  surprised me.    Cer-  ..tainly b^ showed none of tbe awkward-  I them back again  * was not reassuring.  1 "If I wero in your place. I wouldn't  try any of those tricks of , yours, " said  I. I was speaking only of tricks of  horsemanship, but Spider misunderstood  me. \  "You ain't seen me doin no tricks  terday, I reckon," he said "in a tone  that showed that he was rather hurt at j  what I said. "You ain't a-goin ter see  none, neither. I'm herdin now. It's  business, an I'm in it fer all I'm worth.'  Yon watch'n see'f I ain't. I mus' go  back now. " Wheeling around on his  hind legs, Concho bucked himself toward the herd as I mounted the rise to  which I had been bound.  The lean, hungry looking cattle gathered on the plain were blended into an  indistinguishable mass by the thin cloud -Pink Pills  of dust that hting over them, thrown ���������ancl the*>  lip by their hoofs as they pawed the  loose- sand. Here and there flashed a  glint of dull light, where the sunlight  that filtered through the dust was reflected from a tossing horn. With intervals between them, cowboys galloped  around the herd., half cf them going in  one direction, half in tbe other They  pa.���������'.'-piI in front of tho herd and then  vanished around its hack, when they  conld only be distinguished by the pillar  of dust, thicker than that overhanging  the herd, that followed each man as he  rode  A little to one side the foreman sat  on his horse, with" Spider close by him.  T'lVeiV,' evidently, directed by his chief,  Spider .galloped over the plain and  ;pa.ss?ed.into'the gorge that made, a passage between the cliff and the river fiat  The foreman cantered up to n;e."  '���������;���������..'?I reckon we better get this here job  done about as quick as we know .if.-we're  <4oin ter do it." he said as he came  within speaking distarice. "We'll have  ter drive 'em all ter once too. The riv  er's risin, an ther won' be no time ter  split 'em up into bunches, an then get  'em over one bunch at a time like we  onghter. Can't say how far the water'll  rise er how long it'll stay riz, now it's  started. I jus' sent the kid ter look at  a watermark I set an hour ago. Here  he comes, now." As he spoke Spider  rode up.  "Here's yer stake," said he, holding  the notched stick up for inspection.  "Water was a ban an a half over it  when I got there. Stake was clean outer  sight, an I had ter hunt for it."  "Ye see," said .the foreman, turning  to mo. "We'll sure have ter go er get  stuck hero. Reckon we'd better get  things a-movin.    Whatjer thinkV" ���������   ���������..  (To  be Continued.)  Tho lingering   tortures   of rheumatism are too .well known to need description", but'it is, not so well known  that  medical  science  now  recognizes  that   'the   primary cause  of  rheumatism is impure or impoverished.blood.  The'result is that hundreds'of .-.inTor-  ers    apply external' remedies    which  cannot possibly cure the trouble. The  oniy thrng that will really cure- l-linu-  matism  is  an internal medicine" that  will enrich the blood and free it from  rheumatic taint. ,   The surest, i[inci>-  est and most effective way to do'this  is .to  take Dr.  Williams'  Fink   Fills,  which   are proved to have cured thousands of cases  of rheumatism,  many  of them after all other medicines had  failed     The  case  of Mr.  Philip    Ferris,  one  of the pioneers of South Fs-  sex.   Ont.. 'is  proof of this.  Although  <Mr.   Ferris  is" 76  years  of age   he  is  as Ls_iart as many men of 50. But lie  has not  always  enjoy ed such   - good  health.    Mr:   Ferris   has    the  following to say about his illness and cure:  "For fifteen years 1 suffered greatly  from rheumatism.    At times I would  ha\c severe pains in the knees, -while  at others the pain would spread    to  my hips  and  shoulders.    I  tried  several remedies which wero of no avail  until  1    began    using     Dr. Williams'  I took eight or ten boxes  completely     cured     the  trouble, and I  am now as  smart    as  many men much younger.    I    have a  groat  deal  of faith in the pills  for I  know of other cases where they have ,  been   equally" as     successful     as     in  mine."  Dr. William's' Pink Pills  make new.  i rich,   red  blood   and  strengthen     the  1 ner . e<5 with  every  dose.    Jt is iu thh;  way that   they cure such  troubles as  vhei.mutism,   sciatica,  neurnl.ia.  kidney and liver  troubles, partial paralysis.   St.   Vitus'   dance and erysipelas.  Through   their-   action   on   the    olood  thov   restore   the  color  to   pulo     and  sallow  cheeks  and   cure  the  ailments  that make     the    lives     of so     many  women miserable.. The genuine al'wa\ s  have    the   full   name   "Dr.   Williams.'  Pink'Pills  for-Pale. Peoplej' on evoi.-y  box.    Sold by all dealers or sent post  paid at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for  $2.50  by. addressing  the  Dr...Williams  Medicine  Co..'  BrockviLlc,   Ont.  For-, a Lame. Batik,!  AJatMb back -'means,-t hat dull, aching* -pain J)  over,$f_V sniallr6f  the  back, or .the ."catch'"  whi'cjr takes  you as you"-irise from'stopping.c;|  Th-ifiarid aJl the,symptoms of general debility  anelflost vitality  which usually go  with  it 2  cui^ with niy new appliance.    Lumbago, Sci-.  atica,   Rheumatism���������I conquer them all-in'a  few days.   ���������',.'"'' .' , *' "   *   .  Dr. McLaughlin���������Sir: -In regard tocyour Belt for lame back, I can say. this:���������T  have found it jusD as you represented it to be. and a little belt"... It-*, weig-.'it in gold  ���������would not buy ifc'if I could not yctanothoi- Jike it. I havo boon troubled, with my-  back since 1 was 17 years of age, and am now 38.   Yours very mily. "'.  D. H. MAllACLlS, Shaiinonville. Ont.  Arty ma... or .woman who will secure me canhavemy-  r.ppilance sxnd pay when cured    I ask no pay isYacIvance--  HcUuj-rhlih's  ;���������������������������?  <__^j>  lectric  iei  _  You have heard of rny Belt; your neigrhbors are being cured by it.    Ifc has taken  mc twenty vears to learn how to employ electricity right, and I give you the results  of my experience iu my modern appliance.   It gives a glowing heat���������uo burning, no -j  shock.   Cures while you sleep.  s2���������K^|^C, TF<"4T I want every sufferer from  Lame  Back   and   its  allied  _  r__-.E_   ��������� K-.VJ ��������� ���������       troubles to call and test my Bolt free.   Or sond for my free  FREE BQOIC.     books.   Inclose this ad. , %  OR. M. B   IVScLAUGHl-BIN, 130 Yonge St., Toronto,  v OFFICE HOURS���������9 a.m. to S.30 p.m.  **������������������������*-<!' ������jJ *t*i&<.:::+4tt?X  v.-ho  plants  seed3  of   any!  \. Idr.d, ether iu tho home or  mru'kofc garden, will s,eeur3 the best results from  using ^���������^^"-^"������������������y'Tl  AT  H,  v^_c_c_kw  M  from j. m, f-������r-^:i-;s.  i.  Seed?  "  '<!  _-JKAk f__*j  na  hownP l?������nr.  2_0.Vnrl.ofc St.,  Trali-ins:  tlie   Hand   find  Eye. ;'���������",  ���������The hand and eye. of the child can be  trained by moans of pappr cutting. This  should be led up to by paper tearing'until the little one is old enough to hold a  pair o. scissors.' It. is a good practice to  take a picture containing: many objects,  cut them out and arrange them on colored paper. If the picture represents a  farmyard, for instance, all the animals  must bo cut out and pasted on the colored sheet ia positions similar to their  original ones. Minor ;details can be  'copied on the 'background in pen and  ink. In this way children unconsciously  get an idea of proportion and perspective.   OIj,   Contradictory   "Wonsnii!  "Don't you  dare to kiss me, sir!" sho  exclaimed   as  she  thought   she   detected  symptoms of an effort in that lino.  "I don't dare," he replied.  'Then,   wiry  don't  .-ou?"  she  asked.���������  Tiiey   EeJieveil   In   I,ncir.  Rosa r>onheur a'ways treasured a small  leaden imatre of St. Anthony of Padua  for iuck. Harriet Ceccher Sri two kept all  of her wortionl toothbrushes because she  firmly believed that to throw them away  would bring misfortune. Caroline IT.er-  schel helievedJ tb.at rpeeting a ci'osseyed  beggar in the morning would bring to her  the discovery of a new star that night.���������  Exchange.  Ko Vaennt.lot  For Her.      -  He���������DarJing. .1  love you.   Will you not  make  r>ie;"'ihappy  by  sharing'my...humble  lot with me?  Slie���������Is there a nice littlo house on the  lot. Henry V���������Bn������t :-n T-Toi-nId. :_ ;  --'.Chicago Tost.  Lael-   of   Consideration. .  i most inconsiderate man, I un-  II is  "lie is  der.stand."  "How?" ���������  "He refuses to give  grounds ou Avhich to get  ri'.imonv."���������rhir-fi-ro  l^ost.  his   wife   any  a divorce with  He  V/ns   It.  "They say," began Miss Twitters, "that  thereis a fool in every family. Do you  believe it. Mr. Saunders?"  "Weil���������er���������I hardly know," stammered  Saunders. "You see, I am the only member of our family."���������"own Topics.  Used   to  It.  .  Husband���������More, money!   What  you do if you lost me?    Beg for it,  pose. ���������  Wife���������Well, you don't think that would  he any tiling new for me, do you?  No invention, we think, ever  ed qg'ito so much, talk - as- tlie  phone.  cans-  .'teleT ~\  I I  (*  p  I  - -'������.  k  i  [It  ENGKEEETNG PEATS.  SOME- WCNDERS   THAT  MAN   IS  ' COMPLISHING AT THIS TIME.  AC-  Th������ Tunnel I rom Wales to Ireland,Which  Will   Cost   $100,000,000���������Some   Other  '        Great    Canals   an.I    llieir'Cait1���������Cecil  Rhodes'  .Si;������ Hailivay From tho Cape to  Cairo���������lint '���������Nothing Beats the Dutch'.?'  '"   , . ?  In Lord Ro'sebcry's recent speech  at1 'Stranracr-'ho endorsed the proposed tunnel from Wales to'Ireland,  a distance'of'25 miles under a deep  and  turbulent-sea.  - '  It's a, big ' undertaking. Ei_;ht-  rnile holes,in the ground are';, 'no't  unknown, but even, in these days  such work as this,is more than a  nine days' wonder. Yet 'the ', engineering, difficulties are not -> great,  once the 'capital ,of perhaps - $100,-  000,000 is provided. ?m Working from  both ends, construction' parties can  meet in/the middle with* a yariation  in level tof but a few' inches,"' and  'the   tunnel  would "earn 'dividends. ^  Not that "Wales'has' a monopoly' of  such schemes. ���������> From, the Hull of  Kintyre)  Scotland,' one can sec Fair  of^the _\'ile.  What a building it was! On one  'section in Uganda a big lion ate  so many tracklayers that the survivors struck work and cowered in  their camps trembling     at every  sound. The engrneers had to drop  their theodolites for rifles, to break  up the injunction his lronship placed on the building'. To 'work on  this line Chinese and Hindoo coolies  were imported; but they died so fast  in. the new ,climate that, the'    corn-  had ,to   catch  and  tame  na-  pany  tives-to   do  the .work  'It is anticipated that the difficulty  which bars Rhodes' road has been  practically , overcome through the  good < will" of' the-KalseK German  East Africa backs up against ,< the  Congo 'Free State, and from one' or"  the other permission must 'be obtained to "join the Nile and Ugaada  lines in a straightaway course' " of  5,000 miles.'��������� The cost of the, portion yet unbuilt may 'be.,'$106,000',-  000."   , No  one' knows  On any Void  body  Meer  show r'it-,  that / i_  map  t  pf   Holland0'a big  THE GREAT CULEBRA CUT OF THE.,PAXASIA  '"   CANAL.       < i  Head,  Ireland,, 12 miles ,  away.__.In-  stead   of < a'tunnel it   has-been   -proposed     to ,throw a causeway across  these".troubled waves by  casting.'into  -v the4 sea  a    mountain  iroin  the mull,  thus nlfillirig   the   Scriptural  phrase.^  The mountain'  >is scenery; the'eause-  ",way     would pay cash.      Besides the  inevitable railroad it would -support  ,   two rows of mills,'their* wheels turn-  . ed   by-tides j rushing ,througliy  ,,gaps  left  for  the     purpose.i     Ship      pas-  "  sages-1 would-threacl the.dykc&at   'intervals.      If we learn, to x send electricity-long   distances*   this^ power-  might' also-heat  and   light  a'Mgood  part of "England- and' spare licr'wan-  ���������������, ing'coal supp'ly.' "'     ' ' ' '������  *- v(Ja_ial" digging' is an ancient. tt and  simple ,,art. Get men" and*' shovqls  'enough and the "thing ^s/done'. The  first Suez canal, was dug'by the Pharaohs; that oi Corinth was "begun vby  -Nero.' ' The .Chinese grand _canal 'is  the" largest in the world���������600 miles  ���������about as manyr'yearsiold,T' and of  course^out of repair. <  Nowadays canals arc dug by,steam"  shovels."'But    for "all   the   "devil's",  greed in,biting off a  ton at aJinonalh-  ful,  artificial  waterways cost     more  every  year.      They  Have  to   be.     so-  much "bigger.   The   > original       'Erie  canal in New York State cost a little  over   ������7,000,000  for  352    miles.  That    sum    was exceeded  ten times  over-     in improvements  and  enlargements.      The Manchester, ship canal,  30 miles,    cost a million a mile,  or  ��������� about   $200 per running foot,  wheie  the  Erie  cost four, dollars  per  foot.s  The' Suez  Canal,   88  miles,   cost      a'  hundred millions.    If  Uncle  Sam  ac-',  cepts   the  French   .Company's    ".offer  and for ������4.0,000,000 -buys the French  rights        in    "Panama     and        'puts-  ������200,000,000 in  good  money on top  of de   , Lessors'   8300,000,000 of bad  money,      that great  ditch will have  cost in  all ������1,S00 per' foot.  The German Emperor is pushing a  big project. * Northern Prussia, is a  vast, nearly level plain through  which sluggish rivers creep toward  the North sea. By connecting these  at the head of na\igation by canals  valuable'"short cuts" vail be provided. When completed the __ 'system will have cost $66,000,6'00.' It  should be finished in 15 years.  More than 200-years ago I_ouis  XIV. of France linked the Atlantic  and the Mediterranean by the Lan-  guedoc Canal of 14-8 miles, saving  2.000 miles of the, Gibraltar route  from Marseille's. Modern French  engineers are ready to make his  work wide and deep enough to admit a warship- The saving of time  in peace would be consider able; in  war French craft could dodge back  and forth, while an enemy must  take the long way 'round. The cost  would: be $200,000,000.  More, gigantic than any other world  railway projected is Cecil Khodes'  "Cape  to  Cairo"   project,  interrupt-  J6i ji\yater is marked "Haarlem  " or sea. 7_ater ������maps do - not  ,for" the excellent1 reason  -isn't" there.' ��������� 'It has ' ,been  turned into /dry land���������dry enough,  at any rate, though 40 feet- below  sea level, to supply half fthe world'  .with Edam cheeses and <to feed the  finest of Holstein 'cattle.   r. '- ' '[  c When Queen Wilhelmina is a ' mid-  dle-a'god' woman the Zuy,der Zee will  'also '"' have " * disappeared. 'Butch  engineer's are ��������� planning- to drain it,  leaving only canals for local shipping.  The' sea.'is S0^ miles long1, by 10 to  40 .wide. / 'The,,work will cost $70,-  000,000;,. the "'value of the land" obtained will''1 double that sum.  \ Truly \ it -is ;~an age of wonders.  -And   yet���������    /'-   ' -    '        i  ; Not one of these works, , ������������������nor all  of'them' , together, could equah the  'wonder'"of'the pyramids of Egypt,"  put up without modern machinery.  So let's not brag too much; only  just about enough.���������������  ^ T* ���������   Mil I       -    ,1 ��������� ���������I  ,'    WATERLOO MONUMENT.  private railroads in 1800. Thev  are,, however, operated by two private companies.  ' Until recently medical missionaries  were   the  only   doctors   in  Madagas-I  car.      The capital now <has a school  of medicine and a hospital.  England's hop .crop approximates,  660,000 hundredweight, while Germany's has fallen from 558,800 hundredweight in 1900 to 313,500 in  1901.  The work of strengthening the  foundations and structure of the  Parthenon has been making progress,  frequ  shows the keenest interest in what  is being done,    <������������������        .     _.-   -  TEE CHINA EASTEE.N  The      King   of  the   Hellenes  jsntly   visits   tbe   temple       and  Not Much in a  Name.  "There is nothing in a name,"  savs a veteran teacher. I , ,'in.vo  a Sleeper in my class, and he so  far from being a������ sleeper that ' he  keeps me constantly on the alert  and I ha\c an -Idler who is really  the   personification   of   industry."  SHOWING   THE   PROGRESS   ON   RUSSIAN RAILWAY CONSTRUCTIDN.  feet  the  (       Shortest  r������'������j>lo in  Kuroy>i������.  Tho Laplanders    -average four  11     inches     in  height;,and\ arc  shortest people in Enrrmo  i- ' ���������. ���������n ���������_���������_���������_���������-������������������  ���������      A MILLIONAIRE SOCIALIST.-  Kclitor \*i iltsliire V* lio flas Come to Canada  to CirruliiteHiR   Masruzinc.  Deputy Madden of the United  States Postofficc Department has ruled that Wiltshire's Magazine, a Socialist publication, cannot be permit! ed to use tbe United States  mails     on ,the i usual   conditions ' ac-  llie   Government   Is, < ompletinf   One  ot  the    Most    \\ omlerfnl   ayhtems   in    the  AVorlil ��������� Great    Ijain    Ferry   and   Ic������-  ������   '. i  Ilrciik������r on  Lake  Knikal���������Iiear   l.nd oi  <��������� i  1 ran-������-siberian  Kxprc-h.  The Chinese, Eastern railway  through Manchuria it. completed, and  now after cen years of unremitting  labor Russia's great project  of       .connecting' Moscow at  Port Arthur may be said  to be practically completed". It is  not as yet ah all-rail route,'but it  is combined with steamers, making  of the .trip a longer one' than , will  be necessary when the line of rails  is completed, but under present con-  ditionsv it is expected that the'time  necessary  to make the journey from  Site of the Great   Napoleon's Downfall to  lie  Marked by, Sculpture of a'  *    ,    '/       'Gigantic Dying" ,1'asrle. ' ,  France has at last, after a lapse of  8G years', decided to mark the site of  Napoleon's downfall.    Waterloo is to  c have,"a-'monument. ' ,  A short time ago,  M. Henri  Hous-  saye,v an eminent historian and noted  member" of the French academy,    together!'with Count de Mautoy and M.  ^Gustavo    Larroumet,'bought a fplot  .'6ft land at"Hhe junction, of * the   .high  r^oad from Brussels,   and, that     from  ^lanchenqjjt near the famous   farm,'o_  ^La'^Belle-    Alliance,   which was~-'th������  centre' of Napoleon's position in   the  grcat^ battle.^ .V"-    -^ ,;'; ' - ?  ' 'This ground has been'offered to the  military      society. "La Sabretache,','  ' which has "opened a subscription" for  *the- erection 0 of     a monument.     Already the response ha^s been  so generous*,  that"  M."'Jean Leon' Gcrorne,  ''the illustrious French 'sculptor     and  ,artist,  has been-given carte blanche,  the only comrnancL issued being   that  ���������-'the memorial must'be of thev   finest  '-materials.   -<" * ���������   .  !TTe has'' ..promised it for the early  part of 'this year, but the unveiling  will not take place until the   spring  -     ��������� r>     . -  corded likexpublicationsflthat are not  Socialistic. , Mr. Wiltshire has ar  .rived in Toronto, and has found  Postmaster-General Mulock less intolerant and is now /sending his  30,000 magazines, to subscribers in  the/United States via Canadian  mailing regulations Thus he gets  his publication^ to the leaders of it  in Uncle Sam's 'domains, and our  Postoflrce Department gets the revenue.  Quite 50  of England  Odrib, and Ki:ds.  per cent   of the property  is insured  Belgium has 175,000 taverns and  saloons for the 'sale of liquor.  The value oi the minerals marketed m England m 1900 was ������135,-  057, (J7G.  Divers in AVest Australia receive  ������97 for every ton of shells, of mo-  ther-of-pcar!  During 1900 no less than 2,717  deaths in Ireland were attributed to  cancer.  The number of postal cards sold  in 1900 by the German'.postal department  was  35S,000,000. ���������  The number of postage stamps  sold" in Germany was 2.618,189.310  in 1899 and 2,948,356,308 in 1900.  a  Harpsichord.  a foreman stcrco-  Etectcd  ,\.  1  i'Ai  SECTI0XAL VIEW OF THE r/GANDA 'RAILWAY  ed now by the  Boer war, but      certain  to be pushed     when    it    is over.    Egypt   is   building   her   railroads  up the  Nile.      To   meet   it from  the  south there    is already a /-.road .from  Cape Town to Mafeking,'arid another  just built from the east .coa.stij-tp.  Uganda,       the     . country Livingston  found   behind  Lake  Victoria  Nyanza  ���������and   a  fine  lake   it is,   as  big      as  bur  Superior,      and  the  real  source  WATERLOO   MOXUMUXT  to  Mark   the  Site  of 'Napoleon'*  Downfall.  days come and the weather is warm  enough to permit of a lengthy and  elaborate ceremony.  The monument is a striking piece  of work. The principal figiue represents a dying eagle with one wing  broken, and drooping by its side,  and the other extended but pierced  with bullets, one claw firmly grasps  thp French flag, while with the other  the mortally wounded bird defends  the colors on which are inscribed the  words:    "Austerlitz" and "Eylau."  The eagle is of bronze, and stands  on a hugo bowlder of -marble over  which the fla_j'.'droops on one'side,  and on the other will be carved an  inscription, the exact, text .of which  has not yet been decided upon, but  it will contain the date of the battle  of Waterloo;" and in a few brief sentences tell the results of tho strife  and,also state that the monument is  lovingly dedicated to the greatest  general France had and, to the noble men who so courageously and  gallantly followed their- leader.  ' The eagle .measures two rno'C'.-s iri  height. and the extending wing threo  meters, 25. The ."entire monument,  with pedestal and bronze, is 15 meters', high,, and is very impressive.  Fortune in  Tt is    said that  typer     in     a  London  printing  works  has had a curious windfall.        Gomg  to  a   sale of musical  instruments   he  purchased an old harpsichord for    20  shillings,     because,      having  a hobby  for fretwork,  he fancied  the wood  of  the front    panel.     When  he got     his  purchase    home    he dissected it.    He  then  discovered  that   <he harpsichord  had a double back,  and presently between  the -boaid.s  ho  found  very    old  Bank     of      Enghuit'  notes,  the  total  face      value  ol   which  amounted     to  $150,000.  Armor Plnted   Whales.    '  The remarkable tact that tho earlipst  known ancestor or primitive type of 1 ho  modern whale LiOi't- hoavy armor ou its  back in tho Conn of .stioii-:. bony plates  has recently lx-oti ���������'$������(.>t forth -by the German- paliMii-irolni-ist Dr. O. Abel. The  plates occasionally "found associated with  remains of the primeval form of whale,'  the extinct zonglodon, have .'generally been regarded as having belonged  to gigantic turtles, brrt Dr. Abel shows  that they w-ere part of the skeleton of  thevzonglodbu itself. They resemble in  their character the impenetrable bony  shell of the huge glyptodonts"that formerly inhabited South America. The  suggestion is made that at the time when  they carried armor whales were amphibious creatures, living on the coasts and  needing special protection from breakers  and from sharks.  Here, There and Everywhere.'  It is  illegal to practice hypnotism  in Belgium. ,  /The output of  gold in Madagascar  increased  from  $66,000  in  1898;   to  in 1900.  all   the  silk   of Spain        is  in  the   province  of Murcia.  its     value      was     about  ,������608,000  Nearly ,-  produced  This year  ,������270,000.  '   Holland  acquired-all the remaining  The  As.ojiisn.ii's  Day.  Almost everywhere within, the range of  Christendom Friday is a day of proverbial  ill luck. The following list of assassinations tends to confirm this 'superstition:  William of Orange, July 10, 15S-I���������a  Friday; Henry ill. of France. Aug. 1,  15S9���������a Friday; Henry IV. of France.  May 14. 1G10���������a Friday: Gustavtrs III. of  Sweden, March 1(3, .1702���������a Friday: Lincoln of United States. April 14. 1SI'5���������a  Friday; McKinley of United States, Sept.  6.   1001���������a  Friday.  THIS GUI-AT TKA1N   KKKIiY" ANU lCli KIlliA Ivl-.n  _  - OX "LAKE  KAIKAL.  end   to     eiid" of the1 route  will   soon  be   reduced to     28 days, or less.   iV-  In the  building 'of  this great railway liussia has depended i.uiiii'e.y i-p-,  on   her own  engineers and'" laborers.'  They have worked ' at, times     unclJr1  1 he ���������grea't est, possible difficulties, - and  in   the   ten 'years, that  ha\e  elapsed,  sinco-the .lir_.t tie was'laid ha\e spe.it  of  the  Government's  funds  the' s^im  of -S172,525,000.   The   distance   covered      between    St.   Petersburg   arid  Vladivostock--is 6,677 miles and-the  rates of fare are as follows   "j!'  .   S128..75        87.55        40.35'  consists'    of  are  First class   t   Second olass     Third class  ." ,  The _vlanchuriaii'< j������oad  two branches- The piincipal,, from  the station Manchuria to Sungan,,  580.7 miles long, and the south line"  from Sungari to Port Arthur, 612 6  miles. ,The Ussurijsk line to Vla-  -divostock is  137.9 miles m length.  .The Trans-Siberian, road was built  .\vith light rails���������some of which only  weigh      twelve p'ounds to  the'foot���������  wooden bridges, light'equipment,cars  without  trucks;   and'in many     cases  the   track  wTas   laid son marshy  soil.  As   a  consequence,  it, has  been     impossible  to make time or (take care  .oi   the business offered.   These      defects, however, are being remedied as  -rapidly  as  the^ means  can"' be      provided to meet the expenses, which in  soine' sections will amount to 50 per  cent,   of "the  original  cost.  The conductors, porter's and trainmen are all l_u.-!-ians, and do not  undel stand English, 'but , occasionally one is found who speaks a little  German or French.  The route is through a country  resembling prairie land in thiajcoun-  trv, and is quite'as hot and dusty  dining the summer months.  It requires eight days to make the  journey over the first part of-this  road, which ends at Irkutsk, where  all passengers change car's. Trains  leave Moscow for Irkutsk twice a  week-���������Wednesdays and Saturdays at  eight o'clock p.m.���������and leave, Irkutsk for Moscow on Mondays " and  Fridavs at midnight.- Each train  consists of nine cars, and thev carry  second-class carriages as well - as  first, and are very comfortable; the  passengers all cat in the same restaurant cars, and excellent buffets  are to be found at the various stations on the   route.  Tho train le lv.zc,consisting of ves-  tibuled car's, leaves Moscow every  terr days. The cars are high and  roomy and are lighted by electricity Each Iras four compartments, exclusrve pi.the general parlor, which is in the cecrtre, 'and is  provided with a . tafil������J;-j .lounging  chair-, maps, mirrors, eug;/.'"Three.of  these compartments are ������c������g_fo'u,r persons arid one is for {$&>. ��������� t The  tierths ran crosswise, arc'sunusuallV  ! rgh and are luxuriously-furnished.  The wood is ot dark red color, ceil-,  ing.s. white, vand the walls- arc ovcr*^-'  i.-iid. with gray stamped leather. The  divinis aro covered With dark red  leather and are converted into :-beds  at "night. ' There, arc.-plenty of racks'  for 'baggage and hooks for clothing  The floor- is covered, with linoleum in  ing the winter. in the aisle along  the side into which the 1001ns open  thcre are , collapsable seats, which  will answer for a short time white  looking at the scenery. rl here - are  call bells for the porter and waiter,  in the restaur ant car. ��������� The toilet  rooms on this tram are tiled and iho  upper part is of liylit wood, but both  sexes use the sajne room and ' tra- (  vol ers are advised to carry their own  toilet articles. /There is plenty of  cold water, which is a luxury on a  l-.uropean railway tram. Little or  1 oihnjg ris ?cen of the porter after he-  makes up his beds in the morning,. ,"  and .he presumption rs he sleeps all  dav. At lherrear of the last car is  an observation parlor, 'from which  a r fine view ofr the country can bo  ,had.    ' . ,  '-'From Irkutsk  to'Lake Baikal is a  three-hour   run.    At   the  lake,   which 1  is  39  miles across,  the  trains       are  run   onto   the  immense   train   ferries."  canalifb   not   only   of   carrying   t'iree  /Ordinary ,trains at one    time,   but of  breaking  their  way  through        three  feet      of ice  as  well.      To  overcome  , the ' necessity  of these - ferri.es ���������>     the  railroad is^now being built"    around  the south  end (of ,the  lake,   but .this  .portion   <>f the )me   will not be coth-  pk'ted   earlier   than  1903.     ^       '  r    Froin the   east side of-Lake Bailcal'/'  the train proceeds' to Slrctiensk,   on<  -1 ,\  river,  the actual  tcrmm-,  "  us    rof     the'    line,     a   64-hour lun.',-,  Steamers   with   indifferent   accommo- "'���������  dations and  food  run regularly from  Stretiensk to  Khabarovsk,   !on    the  Amur ri\er,  which occupies 15 days",- '  more  or less,  according to the depth  o'f "ther water and 'length  of        stop- ",  'pages.' r .'      '       -v **      -f    7  ,     "  'y  :   The   railway     is     complete1*- Jr'o'va.  Khabarovsk* to "vTadivo_.tock,"-a drsj-   ,  tance     of   ,400 miles,   y requiring  20 t ^  hours'for transit. *6 ,        ';       .  '     '  v Russia realizes, the  absolute    '" no--,. '  cessity  for  auditional   railroads '   jr_   '  order to move,her crops, and < insure    <  the    ^settlement "of   her 'uninhabited? r  .territory,'and-has already madcj-la-' .'  borate plans for the next decade: but  *"  -Avhile   .tshc possesses natural  res'our-_". }  ces 6f jnraciically unlimited value,she'-  s  lacks  for  the  present' the  ability to  build the'roads without the'aid    of  foreign capital. \  The   -great     prospects   of -railroaNd  building  in  European  Russia-,    -aro    <,  'lines dircct>to Viatka and Kief.-Thp   \,  lirst would,  is1 it estimated,    _   opea  the  enormous   agricultural   northern ���������  distr-ict- and   veiy   materially  , affect-  ���������the importance of St. Petersburg. A  direct '   line  to  Kief 'would  diminishr  the     time   .taken   in .going   to   that    /  town by   at least one-half.       ,     '  An imperial ukase has been" issued *_  or'dering     the -  construction     of  tho    ^  Orenburg-Tashkent railroad,.' in     order, ta-relieve1 the famine-stricken po- >��������� ]  pulation, of the -eastern provinces of  Russia, and give omplovment to   the ' '  .'iron'    works    in the same .provinces. -  <?.  which are suffering from  wTant    1    of '  activity. ,    -  The  new   line  runs  from 'Orenburg  to   Iletzki station, thence along    the>   O  northern shore of the Caspian sea to    ."  1 Kajzalinsk,   011  the  Syr-Daria     river., ���������  through the towns of Perovsk      and  Djulek,       Turkestan,     and   digresses  somewhat  north   from  the       current  of  th^ Syr-Dana,   toward   Tashkent.  *  The ^>ine will  be 1,068  miles in  Jength.      From Orenburg to' the Mu-  godjarsk  mountains   it  will        cross ���������  an area of 205 miles of good ' farming land,  besides touching the     rich'  Iletzki salt mines.      The next      dig- ,   1  trict is a  desert,  where the     nomad  Kirghiz   live.    From  Karalinsk      the  line  will  cross  the fertile valley     of' }  Syr-Uaria,   with   a  population of    -,  1,500,000, owhosc trade amounts   to    '*  about      S25.750,000  per  venr-      The      *  Taschkont pnrl Chikment districts are  the   principal   exporters   of      cotton,  and thc-v will be given a new market  by   means of this line.  <7i  -"   C-'V  - iU' f,5  'l*/l  n  jg������^  Three   Ocld- yvffiaintz  Rings. -^ i .  At a certain London-church, the golctehj;  hoop  not  being  intjnMdonee,   one bfi  bridesmaids cut off "a lock of her hair   handed it to the' prospective basbniiifr*  who, to the amusement, of all present,  deftly improvised a ring which answeied  all the purposes of the one he had so  carelessly  forgotten.  Not long since at a church in a large*  English town a similar quandary arose.  The question was to find the ring, and  as the clergyman was beginning to become impatient one of those present took  a gold mounted monocle from his eye,  forced out the glass and handed the rim  to the bridegroom, who. with many  thanks to the originator of the happy  thought, bade tlie par_on continue the  service.  A ring of leather, cut transversely  .from the bridegroom's glove, on one occasion served as a substitute. It was a  runaway match, and the gentleman Iind  got everything ready, the license, tiro  parson himself���������everything, except the  ring. At the appointed hour the bride,  excusing herself to her family, hurried to  the church.. Tbe service was proceeded  with until the bridegroom had to produce  the ring. For a ���������t.-_ona he-was nonplused���������then off with his glove, our with  his knife, arid; presto, with two cuts there  was the ring.���������St. Louis Star.  -1 zt  ���������it1"3'  - >> ^%  - w H  * k  V/Ontcnypornry.  May told a joke to Flo one day.  .:*'0h, sny, that's old!" said Flo.'  ���������"Ah. is it, really, donr?" said May.  1 "Of course you ought to know."  REAIl  E.N'D  OF  TH!-:  TIJA XS-SIBEIilAX  VEST1-  fiUt-Kn EXPUESS.  the  summer  and' heavy   carpets  dur-  The florist.l.iicps pyprytsnrt of nice,  Swe.(t swelling llowr and plant.  Alack, A)ac), he's also raised the pnee.  And ihnl is why I can't!  r En*'<tpil   to   r<.  Editor������������������]\lr.   -I_ linker,   .voir  taking my  paper  less  th-'n  yet you sign yourself "Old S;  this comimuiiciiiioii.  Hunker��������� Young man.  I  am  years of aire.���������11 arleu 1 Life  f.a ve  n year  . hserih,  heeTJ  . ..-rail  r" 111  MStJ'-' ight (,*Ti^iJ>i���������,'J*'S^^v,t���������'h^','-,���������_-sW *,i<,Jf*~_s- *���������***_> ._'������j-������-_u������~*if-' ������~ - *���������"���������*���������**���������..* >jj ������,*v���������������������������^'rwwiirf -������ -^_,J-T'srTr*s**-*-"***''T--,;c'':"T^'s-  *i i7S--i., VA ,  - .rtw  *=_*_,_���������    Li. <. ���������_- -_>*  n__W *-Zi^aa*aui**!&t*-H-4-* VLl-���������*-'-'���������**' ������ ������ -** I'-*ri  .1 U������lflJ.^bll   _-_._*_  I.L w������uir>MCQ������UUin rUMlAUSrMII  |^jj7?~'"^"'������~^������������������~^'^^���������^'l������'*lt ��������� ���������������^UB-ra-j.u.-^_������--M--_. i_i-_ SAfc<--.uJ_!5?SSr_Sr5  MAN'S DAILY TALK.  ,-v  &  ! -" '  I.,  i  ft  Knmher  of  "Word*   Used   by  Varlonn  Fc?.o_a  la Twenty-four Honm,  "I have been trying to figure out how  many  words the average man utters  in  every twenty-four hours." said a gentleman  who  had   a  penchant  for' peculiar  things, "but I have been unable to reach  any satisfactory conclusion on account of  -  the different rates of spegd at which different persons talk.    Of course I have no  reference to the different kinds of words  '���������which may be found in the daily vocabu-  '   lary of the average man, but I'm talking  about the total number of words uttered,  counting repetitions and all, during every  twenty-tour hours.  "There is the qureti melancholy gentleman who will not speak on an average of  500  words  a  day.  and   there are  many  who for one reason or another would not  . utrer anything like this number.    On the  : other hand,   there ,is  the conversational  ,'��������� gatiing gun, not always a woman, either,  'i who will roll off words at a fearful  rate  ; of ^speed   and   whose  aggregate ,for  one  j day would run up to dizzy heights.   Then  j there is the normal talker, who will strike  ' ��������� good 'decent average���������the man wh*A will  neither bore you  with  his indifferent si-'  lend' nor "tire,you with his'raeuniuglesH  "- verbosity.  "Dirt suppose that we figure that the  average "person  will utter,ah average <<  sixty  words  every  minute.    This  would  amonnt^to 2.400 words-for every hour, or  -"aboutfST.GOO words for every twenty-four  'hours.   Of course no person will talk th.s  nuH-Ii, as the windiest of men and women  i would probably  break  down  before they  "'-"> had   talked  as   much   as   fifty-j-even   <ol-  vannus   in_the   average   daily -newspaper.  ,   The only question is as t������ how much lima  each .person piits'-in talking during each'  , day.    Some'oirn and women are situated  fso that "they'cannot talk during the d.iy.  .except/at   niealtimV',' on   account   of, the  ~-character, of the  work "they  have to do.  There,are others, such as traveling men..  for inst'anre. who depend upon talking for  .a   liv.ng.     I   have, figured   that  the  hish  man.   probably   the   traveling   man.   will  , tall; five,hours out of every twenty-four,  '-which, wonldo give him  a total of 12.000  -words  every  day.' ,1   have  figured   that'*  most any sortf of man will talk~asinuch  < as len minutes out of every twenty-fonr ���������  hours, and'this would give him a total of  (iOO words for the day.   , "'  "These' are'the'two  extremes. ' I   am  satisfied that'-the normal i,r_ah- the man  whoi strikes   a   decent   average "between  indifferent silence and disgust'ng verhos^  : ity���������wiVtalk probably .one hour, all told^  ��������� each  day.  which  would  allow  him -2.-100  ; wn'-d������s.1   And, this, by the way. is eonsid-  jefahle talk/ for it will II11 two'column* in  a newspaper.'and a whole lot of wisdom  can be crowded into two columns.'*  \ii  i,  -.*  n  ������.  ������i  I !  1  /  - .   "���������-    '     '        ANIMALS.  . ������ ���������<  1 Seven species oof v.-fi'sps secrete and  I store up honey ju^t as thp'hoes. ( '  \y The jaw-bone of the average whale i-  I twenty-five feet in length. The tori-rue of  I such a nioiister wiil yield a t:in of oil.  i Cats and several tuher animals have a  .1 false eyelid, which can lie drawn over the  ' I eyeball either to c!ean.-.e it or to protect  : it froin too strong a light. . ' ,  During the summer thrushes get up before'3 o'clock in the  morning and  don't  po to bed  until  after 9 o'clock at night.  So they work nearly nineteen hours.       ' ������������������  The Telea polyphemns. the best knoffn  Kpeeies of American silkworm, feeds npjd-'  ily on the leaves of the oak. manic, mulberry, willow, elm and several other trees.  The value of haddock landed on 'English  coasts  is usually  $4,000,000 greater  than that of herrings nnd constitutes onc-  third of the value of all the fish annually  r take n.'  The big gray - kangaroo of . Australia  measures about seven feet from the tip of  its nose to the end of it������s tail. ��������� lie can  run faster than a horse and clear thirty  feet at a1 jump.  In the stomach of a ten pound pike taken from Loch Gawe. Scotland, recntly  was fonnd a full grown rat, -iriitr* intact,  except that the head and .neck-were slightly cui.'presumably byj.the-prk_'s.teeth.  L-'$*r4pm Cure For Caidln the Head.  "(Jmplior is much used' as a remedy in  the-beginning of a. cold in the head.  Those of our readers who have faith jn  its virtues will probably be interested in  what is said to be the Swiss method of.  applying it. The method certainly appears simple and efficacious: Half till a  jug with boiling water, and into that put  a teaspoonful of well powdered camphor.  Fashion out of writing paper a funnel,  with which cap the top of the jug.  The camphorated steam should be inhaled through the nose for ten or fifteen  minutes, the 'inhalation being repeated,  if required, every four or five hours. If,  In spite of its unpleasantness, the inhala-  .  tion is persisted in.  it  is said that three  repetitions will always effect a cure, how-  ' ever severe the "cold in the head" may  be.' ''��������� -     . " ���������������������������   ' '   .   ���������-.  Superstition Araonft Thieve*.  The thief born and bred in the slums is  always superstitious and cowardly.    lie  .believes in the power of witches, omens  and the protecting properties of amulets,  :talismans and charms, and when searched at the police office there are usually  ; found in his  pocket or concealed  about  ���������his.'person bits of coal, rusty horseshoe  ;nails, lucky stones and rings.  He parts with these articles, on which  ihe relies for safety in the hour of peril,  Iwith the greatest reluctance and stipulates with the turnkey to have them returned either to himself or friends.  A XoTttff felt Want.  An American once went to "Windsor  castle and insisted upon seeing Queen  Victoria. He was told that, it was quire  impossible, as an audience with the queen  conld be bad'only-b������ appointment. -Still  he persisted, and then they told\him flat-  footed that before seeing the queen he  must state the object, of his visit. He  said he wanted to show her .a new piece  of furniture, a throne bed ��������� a perfect  throne by day,and a perfect bed by night.  ASTHMA'SURE FREE  r  Asthmalene Brings Instant'Relief and Permanent   ,'  Cure in All Cases.  J.KNT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  Write Your Name and Address Plainly.  There is nothing like A.thmalene. It  brings instant relief, even in the worst  ca.es.     It cures when all else fai.s.      P,  the Rpv. O P. Wells, of Villa Kidge,  III , ������a>!>: ''Your trial botfclr of Asthma-  l ne recoved in good coixtitioii. 1 ca mot  tell you how thankful I feel for the good  derived from it. L waa a. ai -ve, chained  with putrid _or" throne and Amhin. for .ten  years. I despaired of ever Iteing cured. I  hiiv ypur advertmemeut f<>r the cure of, this  dreadful and tormenting dinea������e, Asthma,  mil lliouuiht you had ..verspoken yourselves  hut resolved lo give it a trial'. -To my  astonishment, the trial acted'like a-,f charm.  Send n������e <* tull-������ized bottle." <f  Rev; Dr. Morris Wechsler,  Rabbi of'the Con.. Knai [������rael.,  ;   New Y..k, Jan. 3, 1901.      ,  Diiri Tafi-Bros'  Mi.i������icise Co ,  r t.  * v *  ,   Oeutlenieu:   ,,'Your A-clunaleue is   rm- e-c-  cellcu' remed> lor A������t,hnra aud Hay   Fever,"  aud ics coiiipo.iciou dlleviae.  ' whinh combine With Anthnia.  as^oatshma; and w.md.rfiil.  all    uoul'U.'-  Ita Buccetxt id  Af cer having it carefully anal, zeo, * e can state that'Asthmalene  moraine, ctilorof.rm or ether.,   V,ay t.ul. yours.  cont' ins no * opium,  REV. pR. MORRIS WECHSLER.  1  " , .   r ��������� A von Springs; N. Y., Feb. I, 1901.  Dr. 'Taft Bum   ^i^e ro. .^ ^ ^^ oi ^^m* tested- the  wonder-  G_utl������..������e...    I v-iiu.. u. A^ihma.    My wife h*S   b.eu ' afflicted - >ith  JuPeffect ot y.mr Asth^lem exhansud^ my" o-, n   _kil. ^   well   as  .spasn.ocnc- '"Y^IZJaJ���������* Vobr _.g������ upon your window., on J30,h btrect New Y.-rk, 1  many others. I chanced to af >^      ^      Pvly ^ lte comm^WulvU,������ ic about rhe   iirst of  -atouce obtained^^.^"a rad-cU impr ,���������������������������. \Aster��������� u.ing one bottle her  iW.mL'tr.    1 v_r> soou . eilllreiy ���������., from all sympt.ir.s.      I   eel that I cau con-  A..hma has ������������*^.^/^S* JCi   who are'afflicted wit. th.������<l������tre.Mi.K d.seas,.   '  '��������� _.' ���������  i\, - -  ' ftjh- 5,51901.  Dr. Txft������bo8 MKW0PJIJ^ with A,thma for 22 vears. I have tried numerou. ,w-  -    oriucieiniii.    x    * i ran ,lCtos_ vonvadv.rtisemeiiLa-.o   .Laned   with   a   trial  dies, lmttheshiv,.il   failed^ J purchas.d vou. full-,iz.    bottle,    aud   I   am  bortle.    I found rehef at . noc.  ^1^ ^^^^ f _ MX y^ wa, unable to w,;rk.    t arn  u^ul'ZXU* oftilth ari ..utuK business ev-,y day.     ihi_.?eHti...oi_> y. n cau make use  of as you uee lit q  UAPHAEIi  Home iadres_, 235 R.vington Street.   , _ Ve������������������UfStu St.; New Y rk City,      .   I '_ ' ' ' '  '"   '    TRIAL BOTTLE SENT AIJSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT   ,,      ,'  : of postal. , ;'      .      -   ,:  ' Daoot delay.    Write at once, addrfsd,,, DR. TAFT, BROS. ; MEDICINE   CO.,  79  Hint 130th St., New'Y.-rVCity.  SOLD BYALL DRUGGISTS:.  MAKING  NEWS.  How Arthur Brlwhnne Once Scored a  BIr Bent For His Paper. >  "The layman who is unacquainted with  newspaper methods may be inttMcsied in  knowing just how "one goes about making  a piece of news." saysr Allen S.ingiee in  AiiiMee's Magazine. "The best illnsfa-  tion of this, perhaps, is Arthur Brisbane's  arningoifient for John L. Snll.van to h >x  hefore the I'rince of Wales. At thi- ti'i'e  Mr. Brisbane was London co:-re,>pi.ndt'ui  for the New York Sun. it should be un  derstood that the competition among the  London representatives is just a- keen as  though they were serving their sepaii.te  papers ou Park row. and. though living  in an atmosphere of less aggiessive jour  nalism, they never tfor a moment forget  their American education. In this ma ter  Mr.'"Bri.sbane was actuated by no other  motive than to triumph over his rivals  with a legitimate beat, and he found the  (treat American bruiser but too glad to  M><-nnd the idea on the percentage of free  advertisement. The Sun man worked  quietly, quickly and so successfully that  the night for the performance came without any one knowing of it excepting the  Prince! his friends and the members of  the fashionable club <that sheltered the  twelve foot ring.  "At the moment when the referee stepped out to announce the fighters the  prince's equerry, discovered that there  was present nh,untitle(l person, and. what  w'a.svmore^iplor'hble. a newspaper man.  As the resWVjSr "tins discovery Mr. Bris-  bane whi ^ordered to leave the club instantly.'1.' ���������''  ...-'^'Ii-u-J.',.v_>e objected, 'I  am  responsible  ���������ftof^eMjtiolo thing.    You are not going  ���������'to -piit nVe curt?'  ;.i-*f'The'equerry would not hear him, nnd  'Mr! Brisbane, desperate and angry, played his iast card. 'Well. John.' he said,  turning to where the champion-stood toying with one huge pickled paw. 'I've got  to go.    "What'll you doV  "���������That's what I'll do.' replied the.  champion of the world, picking up his  coat and glaring savagely at the equerry.  'If that young feller goes, then I'll go,  understan'?' And the audience -wjas dismayed to see the lighter and reporter  abandon the ringside. It would not do,  however, to disappoint hisroyal highness  so disgracefully, and the. equerry and  Mr. Brisbane finally compromised by the  latter promising to write the account only  for the American press. The Sun of  cotirse had a great beat next day. and every newspaper in America and Thi.gland  quoted the anecdote of John L. Sullivan's  reception by Albert Edward.  "Mr. Sullivan's speech at that period  had extreme limitations, and when introduced to a distinguished person he invariably used the same set phrase. To the  Prince of Wales, after shaking hands, he  observed with dignity and cheerfulness:.  'Prince, I'm giad to meet you. I've often  heard of you.' "  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PROVINCIAL  REVENUE TAX  Oom ox Dm-mcr.  NOTICE is hereby given, in  accordance  with the   Statu es,    that Piovincial  RevinueT-x, and   all    taxes"   levied    under  Uih A'-si bHi ei>t i*������cL, are   now   due   to'i the  >ear 1901      A'n the above i amed taxes col-  leciil le v*i hia cheiOoiiiOX D .met aie   payable at my office, at  the Court'Hou.c Cun -  beildud.    -*use3sed taxes are collectible at  thefoliowii g rates, viz:��������� '  If p-iid on or before June 30th, 1901:���������  Thre- -lifths ot one   per   cent,   .ju  real  property.  Two and one-half per cent, ou assessed  value of wiid land.  One-half of one per cent,   on   personal pro-  - perty.  Upon   uch excess of income���������  (. lass A ���������Ou one thousand dollars and not  e.xceedirg ten thousand dollars, one per  ceut up to five thousand dollars, and  two per i ent. on the remauider:  Class H ���������On ten thousand dollar . and not  exceeding t ��������� enty thousand dollars, one  aud one-h df per cent, up to ten thousand  dollais, and two and pue-half per cent, on  the remaiuder :  Class (��������� ���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  ' not exceeding forty thousand dollar-, two  and one half per cent, up to twenty   hums-  and riollai., and three   per  cent,   ou- the  remainder :  (.'lassT).���������On all others iu excess of forty  tiioutjctnd dollars, three per ceut. up u,  forty tholism d dollars, and three and  one-half per cent, ou the lemaindor.  If paid on or after 1st July, J901:���������  Four fifth** of one per ceuconrealproperty.  Three per ceut. on the assessed valuo ot  wild land.  Three-quarters of one per cent, on pereonal  property.  On to much of the income of any person   as  , exceeds one thousand dollars,   in   accord  ance with   the  folio*ing\ classification*;  upon   such  excess   the   rates    shall   be,  namely : ���������������������������  Class A.���������On one thousand dollars, and not  uxoetding ten thousand dollars, one and  .one-half per cent, up to rive thousand  rioilars, and two and one-half per cent,  on the remainder':   -���������"  Class B ������������������Ou ten thousand do'larp, and not  exceeding twtiity thousand dollars, two  per cent, up to ten thousand dollars, and  three per c^nt. on the remainder:  Class C.��������� O-.i twenty thousand dollars, and  not exctedint' forty thousand dollars,  three per cent, up to twenty thousand  dollars, and.three and one-half per ceut,  on the remainder :  Class D.���������On ail others in excess of forty  thousand-dollars, thr e aud one-half per  cent, up to forty thousand dollars, and  four per cent on the   remainder.'  Provincial Revenue Tax  ������3 per capita,  JOHN BA1.RU,  Assessor and Collector.  Cumberland, B.C., 11thJanuary, 1901  ' My 22  siioe Hrewery.  r PE_5m LiflDEP, EBP"' lN the province,    ,   ��������� ,*  yr STEAM    Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter.  / '      -  : !  -j:   ,       .>i'       ���������  ��������� ��������� ��������� - v*+  ' * -I  A reward of $5.00 will be paJd for.infoiibatirn , lerrlinp   fo, Vrriii ticn-o  persons wilholding oi'.desiroyin'-r anj*   kegs, helr:ngirrg ��������� to  this ' ccmpaiiy'  H^NKY REIFEli    Marnu/er.  WJ.f.JUB.'1!1 P'l ������������������wiii  -JW Jt>Jli|HIIIJL,I.LJII-ll  i _nmi������in������i.������ i���������jm  ESTABLISHED   1877.  Incorporated 1898.  AUTHORIZED  CAPITAL, $100.000.  DEALERS    AND    EXPORTERS  -For Downright  Satisfaction,  Wshlpment   after   Shipment,  Ship   Your   Goods   to  Us.  Full    Prices  ' and   Imme  diate   Payment' tyery'/rinto.  Been   Established   24,   Years.'J  Write' for Prices. j.Make Jrlal  Shipment., ���������,Convince-Yourself.  *  L_^_-_-_-   >-'���������.*  '-  y *^>  L    ^  _T:9_Z_!_-_ra_-_-_-_l  ffS__9__E_S  i*JWv5\*i  SENECA and DEERSKINS.  McMillan Fur and  i   i  o        I  200-212 FIRST AVE. N.  "**'���������.- ���������-- ���������     ' -  MIIINEi%POLISf ;   -      MINNE8-0TA.  Write   for   price  circulars.  tf  1 /''  j-r\  r  _  *    *~      J  t  -        '          T  f             T  \                    r  n  /s money in; ny^,  MlMMWirllfll  i  : 8qiiiiiiR.it ft NarTiimn. Bv.  ���������^Tl;-!- .7_"ir_ l t **H'*-l  Steamship P.'hedule Effective Tuesday, Janua-y 21, 1902   ,  S. S. "City of Nanaimo.  Leaves Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo, calling at North Samich,  Cowichan, Musgraves, Uirrgoyne,  Maple Hay, Vesuvius, Chemainus,  Kuper, Thetis and Gabrioia. .  Leaves  Nanaimo  Tuesday, 3   p.m.,  for  Union Wharf and Comox direct.  Leaves Comox- and Union Wharf Wednesday,  12 noon, for Nanaimo and  way ports.  Le..ve's. Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m ,  for  Comox and way ports.  ��������� '  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo direct.  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., for Vic-:  toria; calling at Gabrioia, Fern wood,  Ganges, Fulford and North Saanich.  Leaves Victoria Saturday, 7 ,a.m., for  Island Forts, calling at North Saan-  - <, ich, Cowichan, Musgfaves, Burgoyne  / Maple Bay, Vesuvius, Chemainus,  Kuper, Thetis, Fernwood, Ganges,  Fulford and Victoria,-when freight or  passengers offer.  Special arrangements can be made Tor  steamer to call at other ports than those  above mentioned when.sufficient business  is offered. '.. :  The Company reserves the right, to  change sailing dates and hours of sailing  without previous notice.  GEO. L. COURTNEY,  Traffic Manager  Black Diammd ursery  * 1 _ *  QUARTER WAY.Wellington Road  HUTCBERSON  ft  FERRY  20,000 Fruit Trees to   choose   from.  . LargB A8so. tment of Ornamental  Trees,   Shrubs  and   Everg-aeens  Small Fruits   in   Great   Variety.  Orders   by   mail   promptly   attended to. .       '-  al2c<!  P. O   BOX,   190.  ���������(.... ,'"     ��������� , ���������'-..!���������  KURTZ'S OWN  KURTZ'S PIONEER, or  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  "The Best in  B. G. -and  made  by Union Labor in  Kurtz & Go's  Ipioneer ��������� (B.iqar ffactot  Vancouver,   B.C.  ... - -1,  V  TO THE TEAJP.  ..'"'''':'���������' ' "������������������    "     '- ���������    .       :��������� ���������  A rjcb lady cured of her Deafness 4n4 .JSToises (in> the Head by  T)r. Ni-e.holpon'R Artifcial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to --his* Iiisti-,'  tute, so tli at deaf people imable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  them free Address No. 24517  The Nicholson Institute, 7<s0  Eighth Avenue, New York, U.S.A.  r T- ^������������������v-r<������������--^J-r������fl'^.������r<.���������;*_t.^_,._,l^^ 4^**-*^,.^. _ ---^^-&-^1^r ,^.,*  .*���������*>-  s  THE   CUMLl.ftLAND   NEWS  r -  Issued Every "Wednesday.  t  W. B. ANDERSON,       -     - EDITOR  V        i  , i'ne utjiuuiiis of 1'iie JN'EWs'ar. open Cu .ill  who wish to express therein views on matt-  rs of public  interest. -'        s ���������,  " ' ' ���������  . While we do not huld ourselves   responsible for the utterances of correspondents, we  reserve   the r ght   of ' declining " to  inser''  . ommuuica   < n~> unnecessarily yersi'Hal.J_  WEDNESDAY; .APRIL 16, 1902.  .> ���������. ���������" ,. ,  _______ ___-_-_        ______ ���������*   ...*"  'FOLD BY-ALL NRW^EALK ' 8: 10.  Our fee returned if we fail." Any one sending sketch, and description of  any invention will promptly receive our' opinion free concerning the patentability, of-same. "How to obtain a patent" sent upon-request. Patents  secured through us advertised for sale at our expense.  ' Patents taken out through~us receive special notice,'without charge,in-  ' The Patent. Record, an illustrated and widely circulated journal/ consulted  by Manufacturers and Investors. " " N >  Send for sample copy "FREE. ; AcMress, <  ' ['''  , _-  ; . ,     '     VEOTOR J. -'e&Mm'&  GO.,  .   y    ' (Patent Attorneys,)  Evans Building,      -      WASHINGTON, On On  iisdiiiiuait ���������& JS'fdiajjjiO toy  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  NOV. 19th; 1898  Furnishes Monthly to'ali Lovers or A-U&io ..  vast volume oi Now,' (JnoiiW, (Jopynghi  Cou-p >-jitions by the''most popular stuchorh.  '32     Pages,-'of     P ano, - IVlusic  ���������   5 Songs, *   5. Instrumental..   ''-   '  i    10   Complete, Pieces ,for >Piano, - ('  with _hlereaifn_. M UMCn.1 (X.iceru"ture.     JM  .'. i.  <>s <  ft:..  -V  J" -     I *     **     ���������    '"     I i ,  r'   'Once a ihonth'fdr 10c. ������������������     ���������'<<  ',**������  ; <r   i   i   -Yearly Subscription, $l.oo."  f*       ' ' r    '   ' r'    -. ____--.'   .'        ' '  - ��������� , ���������, . ���������7   -    '  ' ���������> j   ,    ' ''  1   In   one year you "fret neatly 400 pages <>i  ]v*u-<ic, ci'mprisii!g~^J2)'ooinple.e pieces fm  the Pi.iuo.     It h ,:i_ho in/������riy iiihsic sti.ie at  V one-'ialf off, ��������������� won hi,' cist $30.,/ II"  v -w.ivill  y   Hi-itl, ns^he rianirt itn'd   ad/m-i _<���������'   livc'p \  "   vfnr*n<������r< -on   tho* l*i hm������   ��������� r ^Oi'ffdii,/''vewtl.  " sei d \ OMj-a sample ������  ������������v Ire^' ���������..,,,>'"  *-,      J-W. PEPPER, Publish V  - ;Ca_t������i.'g IJaiii) & O'cm'   \rniH-.Vrl',.- .-'-Pi'ee' "  y \ Eigiitii & Eocij" t-P.tr . \] s  -    *���������" .���������-*��������� ���������      ;   PiTir.ADl-l.PTirA,   Pa/*  my  VICTORIA TO WELI.r_ffGTO_Sr. -  No. 2 Daily. . n0  Sa '   ���������  ��������� A*M ,   y     ��������� p.m.-  D<3  ^ ��������������������������� -Victoria....::' Do.'4:25  ..   f/.f* -.OoldPCi-eHin...; "4:53  ...   }X:L -Koengs.....':.... ".��������� ,SM  w-ib Duncans .:. l.(i:]f>  P,M"        ' ", P.M.  1'   \%������        ���������,_??������naJmo..: !..'..7:-������l"  A ��������� 'Zi ' Wollington Ar. 7:55  WELLINGTON .TO VICTORIA.   '  No. I Daily.' ;,. ' No> 3 Snlvrday."  A*M' ,   . ' A.M.  ���������I.?-S25 ...Wellington ' De. .:.';  ..   ?** ..Nanaimo :.   " 4;M  '  ������������������ in.������*":V* ?������nc������n������ :.-... " '(5;05  .. n.,!'- ��������� KoeniK's  ������������������   6:40  .   1f:1������. Goldstream ' ������������������   7.3?  Ar. 11:45. .       . .'.Victoria Ar, 8:00 p.m.  Qa1.1^0,?-1 -,aJ5el ,0_and 'rom all poinfH' ���������,  .  day. Sundays good to return Mon'  nlSL mt,e81'_nd   al    information   apply at  Company 8 Offlres. *        Fv        (  A. nUNSMUIR Gko.'L. COURTNEY   /  Pbesidbnt.        ,      -..     .Traffic Manager  ������H__________B___*_B_i_l_l__^_^_^_^_^_____________________________________.      _���������  :  JAS. A. CARTHEW'S, \  :Liverv Stable^  -, '    ' - *  ;    Teamstp-r   and Draymen    ���������  Single and  Double BiGn,   :  FOK.HiRBr  All Orders ��������� ���������  Promptly   Attended   to.'   :  R.SHAW, "Manager. ���������  Third St., Cumberland/B.C:  1  Notifce.  1���������<< _  L... - *fl  ~ri   ' ��������� '  OE EVERY\CLASS XND' DESCRIPTION  At^LOWEST.    RATES.!  >' '���������  \ Riding on locomotives and rail  waycars of -the Union " Holliery  Company >y'any-person<������ or per  sons���������except train crew���������is strictly  prohibited. Employees are sub-  ject to dismissal,tfor allowing same  , ��������� 1.    ^     By order- ��������� \r<  ",���������'',  ,,      Francis D. Little  ./Manager:.  KM --  iSI -  \     ' ���������_.��������� 'SUi'.-sClilPTrOX'  -Fo������" 'tli������ J.'   Wi; -'Pepp'T   Piaco  "���������Mu-fic- Ms-iirmn",  ])*'icf/'O'lie-Doll r  ^Vpf'v'par _(]v B'rrye   prii '),    cm":;    Ik  ���������pljifOfl hy npplyinjr to the' offiVo  <>*  .��������� Newp.   <'n'  !>f"J'UHl.   W  ',':. fwhi-ri ,  _���������___________:  -T    ^ ���������; '. _*  S5^S_S  ���������Fining 4U"   ~l  \ Tko, Best arid-Most Influential  'Mining Paper  in   the .World.  CiRC'aLAKS.     '   '     '      y'Sr  NOTICES  ' ���������'    l-   ";.    ,  ,     BILL HEADS " ,V   ,  LE'lTER HEADS ��������� '"  '  .' -      '   .ME-MOilANDUMS?'  t-   ','-'    p -EXVEKOPES.   ...   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PROSECUTIONS ARE  , '   GROWING LESS FREQUENT.  -,J  -I   I  *iV*llie_ra   Has   liroiidmied���������Some   Reasons  ' '   for   the   Chutists   Noticed   in   tlio   Last  1'ejv   ,Ye:ii8 ���������������__ l������;s    of    VI enrinff    the  .   Moustache   in  Oitirtiumy S:.id    to    Have  S)>1'UIIS   1'1'o'm  l.ill_ev'a  Kxaniple.  'All the gallants of Germany,'      especially     those     of,  'military       predilections,   arc   said to   have'had    a  = .difficult tirmj ia following where the  -Kaiser     'led-1' the way  ol  moustache  growing. .    The vagrant moustache is  1 forcibly   confined   to   the. place  w,uni-  'ed by means of strong unguents, and  ��������� after  the ordeal  is over 'Uio cultivation continue night and'day,or,   the  'muirs wiH go back  to  their   ' natural  ' position. -    So, much of the time and  tlie  attention   of.tlie  masculine gender in'Germany is  devoted   to     this  /important   duty that one soon -ceases  to .notice  when  a man  in  a     street  ��������� car or in a cafe, or on a bench in  the..park, takes a pair of 'tiny,'  hair  ' brushes out of his pocket and proceeds , to discipline, his' moustache.  Not only' are brushes made for this  .purpose, with uncommonly stilt bris-  1 ties, but a variety of 'other appliances are offered for sale by   ' barbers,  ��������� druggists andj in the shops where  perfumery and" toilet''-"articles "are  sohi.'.   Several   ingenious  devices  are  ' to'be worn, while  sleeping.   -  One of  , them looks like a-gag,  another    -re-'  p ������  *' A - ���������.    ���������>  re-  he  qgired to  give an assurance that  would leave Germany at once.  A  gentleman  who  has  kept     track  of  the newspaper accounts  of prosecutions and the  official returns      of  convictions  published  in'the regular  reports of the judiciary, has a record  of   0,105   sentences   of   imprisonment  since William II. ascended the throne  in 1SS9.     They average three months  each,  and represent a.  total  of      '2,-  2_2 years of imprisonment.     'Among  those convicted   were  seven    children  under 10 years of age, eighteeu ;' between     10 and 15,  forty-eight      between  15  and   IS,   and  18*.*������   between  J ft  o.nd 2\i      In all 256 boys under  21 year's of  ago sent to jail     during  a 'period   of  eleven years  for  havinp.  shown  disier^jct to   their   sovereign  When  tho emperor did  anything  par  ticularly' sensational   there  was    formerly an epidemic of prosecutions for  :'eze  majesty,, and   the  jails       would  be   .filled , ' with  editors,"cartoonists  and  others,-'who, made sport of him.  When ho' published '.his famous     war  sonp-'-more  than  100   musicians   and,  others ,werc jpunished for unfavorable  criticisms, but'such things no longer  FISHING ON THE ICE.  ��������� in  for  CANADIAN  ANGLERS  NEED  NOT  TACKLE BY FOR WINTER.  PUT  *  GERMAN MOUSTACHES.  ...'-r-seinbles .-.a  , miniature      hammock���������  ^,"-^va strip of ..network with rubber bands  r-v\at either encl which  are to ,be /   at-  ' 'C V .tiiched  to, the cars. :��������� Other ;��������� arr'ange-  4'.'.merits suggest the face,'armour '��������� of a  ���������football player:/   The result is startling <in some cases,  but one becomes  ^ , .accustomed' to almost-anything",   i  ���������;;ivy r.^The accompanying-illustrations will  ���������   ������7\Vjcbnvey: an idea'   ' of the "variety (    of  **'���������': "moustaches    'to be'seen, upon        the  "vy\ 'streets f of Berlin,   and some  of them.  -"- \c- tippearecl  in  the paper which'        was,  suppressed', by  the'polite. ,'-  But that  .act was'.no more silly than some-of  .,.-: thei , 'other  arrests for leze majesty.  '���������'Early .'in-the reign  of the      present  emperor' a respectable girl   of 19  at  Breslau  was  sent  to  jail for  merely  criticising    a    picture    of the Kaiser  '"���������which  was  exposed  on. an  advertisement.in   a  shop window. At Cologne  ,   "    ,'a girl  of 17,, 'of excellent character,  ,',      was imprisoned for six months     bc-  ���������cause  she  tore to'  pieces ta portrait  ��������� tof    the    Kaiser \ which  had    formerly  been'tacked  to  the wall of  her   own  .oom.'"   ' Herr  Trojan,       editor        of  Kladderadatsch, a comic paper, served a long sentence for publishing . a  cartoon , representing  Julius    Caesar,  Alexander the Great,  Leonidas     and  other      warriors      of      ancient     history     . reading      a      speech        delivered by        the      Emperor in  " which "his. majesty said that.no' man  could bo a" soldier unless he was   ������������������ a  good \ Christian.  The story is told about the arrest  >   ' of ."two   men   in   a   cafe  who        were  overheard to  declare that the      emperor. was      a     fool, and a jackass.  When   arraigned   in  court they-      declared that' they 'referred to  the emperor  of  China,and had so  informed  the policeman  who   arrested      them,  but' the latter took the ground that  -y  .   "���������'      ,     "MOKI* GERMAN* MOUSTACHKS.?  occur,.  - ' It   is  ''only serious demon-,-  .strations   ofv discontent   or   hostility  'that receive" tlie' attention bf~'     tho  .courts. . , '  Notwithstanding the severity 'of  the law and the widespread0-,disaffection with'the Government, no; attempt' has ever 'been "made to assassinate William II., although two assaults have been'made.'upon his sacred person within a year, and his  grandfather several times*- narrowly  escaped with his -life and was twice  wounded by assassins.    ���������  Some Big Ones 31uy lievObtaiuec_ in the  Northern tiUa-s of the Dominio. ,-  Directions as to How 'to Go About  l-'i.hiu;; on   tho   Jce,   \l ill. Some  ilints  as to  What One   "Vla-y Get*  V '  Canadian anglers need not lay up  their, fishing tackle at' the approach  of winter. n Those who care for, the  sport can do a good deal of fishing,  even in the3 heart of the Canadian  winter, and can get some large, fish,  too.   ; . "��������� < '        '  Fishing through, the ice is attended with' very much less discomfort  than'a'stranger to 'the sport would'  imagine. There is probably no more  health inspiring recreation known  than the long tramps on snow shoes,  through the woods and over the frozen surface of the lakes, in which the  Canadian hunters and' winter fishermen indulge, when several feet ol  snow covers the face of the country.  aBropl. or speckled'trout are among  the few fishes,that may not be caught  through the ice, but this is not very  much'of a deprivation after all. Fe\t  of them would be tahen if they" were  fished for, since'they'do not take bait  well in the'winter.  ' < Both the big lakers', or. great trout,'  and    the    dore,  or pike-perch,      are  caught in large-numbers through tho  ice iii  Canadian, waters!     The  latter  are called dore by 'the French-Canadians,'because  of their ,golden tints.  'Thoy 'attain a weight of sixteen   , or  twenty pounds in sonic of--the< north-.;  cm lakes'of the Dominion, and have  been taken up to this weight in Lake'  Kiskissink,   on the preserve  of      the  Metabetchouan Fish ,and Game .Club,  in the,Lake-St.1 'John country.  ' In  the  summer'season   these  the ice often exceed 60 pounds  weight: and are eagerly sought  /when the deer are scarce.  Sometimes in Northern Labrador,  it is necessary to out holes- for fishing through five or six feet , of ice,  which is'by no mean'4'an easy undertaking. These Indians cannot, like  the Ojibways of 1-Uiiny���������Lake, rely .on  'the'free  biting   and  voracious     dore  or ��������� wall-eyed  plant five or  round a hold  to keep- open  pik  The-  six  which  -fish'  trout-  AN AWFUL EXPERIENCE.  f ~~ . ^     * '  Drags.d' More Thau   ;i   "Mile Throng-It the  Waves of the ������ea. ,    ���������  1 Many, a good 'ship has been wrecked  and hundreds of brave .sailors, have  lost their lives on the- treacherous  sands of the Cape Cod portion of,the  Massachusetts.- coast. This was the  fate the other day of the .'British  .schooner " John S. Parker of S,t.  John, N.B., loaded with lumber,  which went aground on a^bar in  Barnstable - Bay more than "a mile  from shove.-. Captairi-;.Charles of the  Orleans life saving station was ->',arie  aware of the wreck-hy a torch burned onf the doomed vessel. The sea  was so wild that no boat coul*���������]*"��������� live  in it,.and-'it was necess.iry to', fire'  out' the,     life      lines to  the schooner  EMPEKO-3  WILLIAM.  to  be  Wil-  such epithets were not likely  applied to any but Emperor,  liam 11. of Germany. The humorous  side of the explanation struck 'several -incautious editors, so that not  less than a dozen persons were convicted of leze majesty in connection  with  that one affair.  A certain German-American, from  Chicago, while excited with wine in  one of the Berlin cafes expressed with  great freedom his opinion of  the. German Government and Emperor William. His remarks were  overheard by two officials ' "sitting  at an. adjoining table, who filed a  formal complaint tp the police. The  .American ambassador succeeded in  securing  the  release of  the      culprit  DRAGGED  T__r:0*jGH  THR WAVES. ���������  from , a mortar. The six men comprising the crew ������������������.-ere then drawn  ashore through seething billows a  distance of .more than a mile. Captain Charles and his crew of life  savers dragged the life saving apparatus two miles to a point where  the vessel could be seen, and at the  first trial the line sent out from the  mortar fell over tho schooner, and  after it had been made fast the  breeches buoy was sent away. It  reached the schooner all right, but  the sea was running so fiercely and  the northeast wind bore down so  heavily that the men of the station  could not pull the buoy'with its "human freight to the shore. Finally a  horse was hitched to s1 he line, and  the first .sailor was landed, and the  others were rescued in the same way.  Had   Been   There   Herself.  "Scorns to me that the rising generation is rising pretty- fast.'-' said the bachelor, who expects soon to become a Benedict,'after his friends had given him up  '���������as. hopeless! "I was out walking with  my intended the other day, and.her small  niece, a'girl-not over seven years of age,  accompanied us. Naturally the conversation, owing to the near approach of our  wedding day, took a turn that was interesting to two of us, but not to the third.  "Finally I turned to the young lady  who is soon to be my bride and said, with  a smile: - \  " 'I suppose all this talk is over the little one's head?'  "Before she could reply the nose of the  'little one' went up several degrees, and  she answered icily, her words falling like  so many hailstones on a tin roof:  "'Oh. don't mind me. 1 know what it  is.   I've been in love myself!'  "It was several minutes before I succeeded in catching my breath."  summer  frequently rise, to the angler's  flies in," the .cool waters of far northern lakes,' and put up a'lively light.  Their Ue'sh is 'esteemed, as much for  its firm, yet.delicate flavor, as for its  beautiful   whiteness.  In some localities' a large number  of holes are cut in'the ice over tho  banks ,pr bars where'the fish are  known to'lie. The hook isf baited  with a live minnow. A>' comparatively  heavy "sinker is'used, for the fish lie  very, hear the "bottom in '"the still  waters of the lakes: >  Sometimes  the  lines, arc left    over  night,  in.avhich.case  almost 'all      of  them" will be found'.to have, ' hooked"  a fish by morning."   'For fishing      in  the-daytime,  a very "simple-device is  used to signalize-a bite:-.     ' ' .    '  A piece sof, la th, ��������� about two ;, feet,  long, with a hole in ..it, a little nearer one end than the other,'is' used.  Through this hole in the,.lath is  loosely run a crossbar, which is laid  across the hole in the ice. To tho  short end of the lath the line is'attached, j '  The moment the bait is seized by  'the fish, the other end of the lath  flies upright, and remains so as long  as the fish pulls', thus notifying the  fisherman to secure his prize. When  thero are some" fifty to a hundred  lines, and the fish .are biting freely,  it is exciting enough sport to rush  from one cmivcring signal to another, for, perhaps, there are four  or six in the air at the same time.  Another plan for taking these fish\  in winter is resorted to by the Indians in parts of the Great Lake region. This is the method of spearing  ..through the ice from under a tepee  or temporary shanty, erected over  the hole in the ice.  A" decoy minnow' is kept in motion  in the water until the fish is enticed  into sight, immediately under the'  opening. cutt in*.the ice. Then the  cruel Indian-weapon descends and  fastens itself h_7the" flesh of -the  writhing dore.  When live minnows cannot be obtained, pieces of ouitouche, as the  French-Canadians call the chub, and  ev;en small lumps of pork furnish  good bait for the pike-perch, which  at times does not object to make a  meal of the young of its own species.  Sulvelinus namaycush, or the great  lake trout, which is one of , tho  largest fish taken through the ice  by Canadian ' anglers, grows to an  enormous size in northern waters.  One was sent to Ottawa, a few years  ago, from Lake Ontario. which  weighed 53 pounds. It is found  eciually as largo in Lake St. John,  Tscholagama, .���������'.Jvjistas'sin, and nearly  all'the 'large-lakes, of the Labrador  peninsula.       .     '  By French-Canadians it is known  both as the touladi and the queue  fourchec, or forked tail trout. The  Montagnais Indians know it as koko-  'mesh, while its; scientific name of na-  maycush comics from the name applied;.to  it by the Nopigon Indians.  It is almost invariably captured in  deep, cool water, and in fact, can  survive.in no other iii the hot summer months. Even in winter it; is  found in the deepest waters of large  lakes. In the region of the Great  Lakes of the St. Lawrence system,  it is generally known as the Mackinaw trout. Though a true trout,  Roosevelt does not include the na-  maycush among the game fish of the  north. ��������� ..    \  The excellence of its flesh and the  large size attained by it, make it  much sought for by anglers,' when no  fly fishing is to be had, and by lumbermen, Indians and others in the  woods as an article of food. The  lake trout are not exactly as free  biters as the pike-perch, but they  grow very much larger. Those taken by the '.Nascapce Indians through  Ojibways  sticks in 'the      ice,  they are careful  with their 'hatchets.  A  squaw,   even  on   the  coldest     winter  /nomine,,     will  ihrow    ,her      blanket  ������������������mwI  ber -,hi>rvv to, tr|e hole in    tho  ice, cast'Jier blanket\bvcr the sticks,  crouch beneath it, and bcj_in to fishi,  probably catching'half a dozen pike-  perch in half an hour;'    ', ( .,  ��������� The  hooks   with   which   tho  Nasca-  pee Indians  catch  fhe big lake trout  in' the far north are of peculiar construction,, being often formed of wood  and  bone,   or  wood  and  copper,     or  altogether-   from the'.bone's  of      tho  deer,   and     cothsist of two.     distinct  piece������,  about four-inches ,long,     tied  together in the middle, "whi-h,  when  the    fish' -bites,     and.the    fisherman  strikes, 'separate and stretch    acro'ss  tho Jaws of the huge-trout.  There''is  an  alleged  record   of   one     of ��������� these  fish 'having been caurht, by  a"    Hudson    Bay ��������� agent    named Mackenzie,  which weighed 80'pounds.'  , For a short time in January    tho  people of Quebec and the dwellers by  other parts of the. St.  Lawrence enjoy fishing'through' the ice      without  theu trouble  of   traveling   away      inland/to the frozen lakes of the.   far  north country. - 'On tlie estuary   . of  the St.  Charles and on'the battures  of    ice    that    extend    out from    the  shores <ot the _St.( .Lawrence '   ' in'    so  many ,, places^ comfortable  cabanhes-  or hiits"are erected."over holes cut in  the ice "for tho'convenience     of both  men     and women anglers,   and '  aro  supplied  with every possible luxury  poems, has published a patriotic tribute to Canada, entitled "Canada,  My Home," which, is full of lofty  sentiment, and in his best style as  to rhythm andi measure. -There are  14: stanzas,f in-which descriptiveness  and sentiment are happily combined.  The concluding, verses will , give an  idea of the whole' poem, which is  attractively printed on good ' paper,  and presented in pamphlet .form,  with buff cover, a gilt maple leaf  adorning the outside:      ,       ',,.  .  .Will thy^falr feet depart from right?  Wilt thou  immorgc  in  starless-night.  ���������And lose the path 'divine?  No, no!   My country, thou slialt see - <  The  moi-ulng star of  destiny. ,    ���������  In purer' splendor shine.  'No land  Illumed by yonder sun , ,  Can more Inspiring he than ono  .. 'AVIicre _ny fair visions roam.   ,  O'er p-ui-ie's wide, o'er mio-nritnins' grand���������  My love is thine, thou lavish laud.<      '   ''  Dear  Canada, 'my lioiiie.   >   ' "  The I-at������Kt J'"loi-:.l  Wonder.- .'  The newest floral wonder-is .the  "Shasta daisy," originated'' jby a  flower grower of California.' It>mea-  sures a foot in circumference,' and,  when one was exhibited- recently in a  florist's window in San' Francisco,,  people literally flocked to-see.,it.  LILLIAN NORDICA.  ������-  Tlie   Only 'Prima    Donna     Who~( Sins*   %  Sc.mc of the-newspapers arc making t  \ sensation  out of-the fact" that Li 1-  diaii Nord'ica, whose real' name' is Lillian' Norton, sings a  "coon") . song  ^>a  occasionally.  The '��������� great.  TI"  soprano  .    * ���������',    ' 'DR. ALGIE.'   -    o *  A Canadian   Auihov Who    Is   _s*o\v  Wry   \ ijjor of Life.  James;Algie,'-M.D.', Alton (Wallace  Liov'd); author of ''Houses, of Glass"  and ''Bergen Worth," ,was born in  fhe little village of Ayr, Out.,- in  1S07, and is, therefore, in the vigor  and- meridian of life, says The _.uf-,  fcrin Post. He is'of Scotch parentage. . He received his elementary education "at" Ayr, and- eonseciucntly attended the high schools'of, St. Catharines and--l)undas.- In 1S78 'he received ..the degree, of-M.D., from the  Toronto University, and immediately  began ..the practice, of medicine ] at  Port* Elgin, where he ��������� remained'(. a  year, lie -also practised for. six  months at. Claude with the late Br.  liobin'so'n. of Brampton, the. representative of Cardwell in the Ontario Assembly from' n 879 "to 1883. Twenty'  years agoQI)r. Aigie removed to Alton, where he is .still, engaged in the  practice' of his profession. Tic has  built ,up a large and lucrative practice, and is reputed to 'he a gen ���������-Ionian of considerable wealth. He  stands.high in his profession, being"'  considered one of -the best surg.ons  and physicians in this part of Ontario. In 18S0-- Br. Algic married  Miss Bachel J ago of Itockwood, and  the fruit of the union is a son and  three daughters. The son's name is  Wallace Lloyd, and herein we have  the key to the doctor's choice of a  nom de plume.    .  Dr. Algic first appeared as on author about three yea/rs ago, when,  "Houses of Glass" was published,  and received' very favorable notices  from the keenest and ablest critics.  His latest, work of fiction is "Bergen  Worth," which appears ,to have made  a distinct hit-in England, and is  likely to ,be even more favorably received in' this country. ������ In private  life and conversation Dr. Algic is all  that a'perusal of his writings would  lead one to v infer���������bright, piquant  and interesting. In entering the literary arena, where there arc so many  struggling for fame and fortune, he  has had the courage of a man of  dash and true ambition, and The  Post hopes tliat he will eventually  secure a permanent place amid the  galaxy of  the rare  immortals.  Tlio Y\ oriel Crows  IJottor.  "A London (Ontario) minister ventures the opinion that the world religiously is not any better than it  was -nineteen ���������.centuries ago. lie  thinks.it worse oh' than, when Christ  was, on earth. This is not saying  much for the work of the Church.  He should leave to to sonic or.c !:h-:e  to call that work a failu.'���������."-!'.ing-  ston paper. v      -  By the light of history one in  justified in saying that if any humane man of the present clay were  to find himself in. a state of civilization similar to that oi* tbo time  of Christ,:-it'would be to that man  almost a' hell���������a place of such slavery, brutality, superstition and injustice as would be torture to  anyone whose thoughts and habits  are framed by modern Christian  standards'. Anyone who thinks that  the world is not better off religiously and every other'way than it was  nineteen -hundred y:trs ago, or nine  hundred, or a hundred, or a generation ago, speaks in more or less ignorance of what is in black and  white in every . library which contains but a . few dozen books of  history or biography.���������Ottawa , Jour--  nal.  ���������  Canncla, "ITy Home.  Mr. Grant Balfour, author of "The  Mother   of   St.   Nicholas"   and  other  i.ii.Li.v.v-NoiuncA'. "   '������������������.-     ' -'  gave her Toronto audience one;, last.  week as an encore,' a lullaby,  'which;.  was  very  pretty,   and.noYone    " ,was'  horrified. ' L A .boom''in''coon"    <��������� songs  will4 naturally'follow:    ,    '   ;   \-i   ' ���������  '  , ������������������     ������������������'-���������������������������>��������� -V-    ~   - >  .'Jill   .int-  Are  Unhealthy,  The controversy'as to-'thc wearing  "of the     tall  silk    hat     waxes warm..  Lord "Ronald Sutherland'Gewer'adds,  his   views   in   a  long  article' in      the  London  Tattler.    , "First,"   he says,  "L believe   .hat headgear'to be     unhealthy.    It ' is   bad  for  the  outside  and   the   inside of   the   head.      Baldness,   which  is   so  universal in   what  are called   the, upper  classes,   in  contrast to   the   hair-covered   scalp *   of  the  poorer,   is "-mainly-due  to   ,    the"  tall hat.       As   to   bad   effects  on   the  brain,    there     is     the high     authority of   Br.'Forbes Winslnw. who .says  that   1 ho wearing of  partlv   the  reason  "IS   OU   t-he   ���������-"���������������������������o:'*-*'  for  lie  '.i>  ���������nsan.t.  1ml      is  , which  THE .DRUDGERY OF LIFE.  'Frctty Evenly Lndled Ont to V/orlfc-  iTiH- I*I_lh or Weadetl Wile.  I have lived a good .long time in the  world. I have made acquaintances by  tho hundred; friends���������not so many. Looking back upon all the people that I have  known I can safely say that the number  of unhappy marriages I have personally  witnessed has been very small indeed,  said the late Sir Walter Bcsant. By far  the larger number of wives have accepted  cheerfully .he position of housekeeper  and matron/ They have kept house for  the husbands and children whose happiness is their own.  Many of them have kept house with the  earnest intention of making a house beautiful, which became a continual feast for  themselves; many'of them have,brought  art into every part of the daily life, which  has been a continual feast for themselves  as well as the other members of the  house; for all these matrons the daily  work'has been a daily delight.-, Then, as  for drudgery.and monotony, is there none  in a man's, work? ���������  Think'of the monotony and drudgery  of a city' clergyman's life; when every  day he has to tramp around the ungrateful slums. Think of the monotony and  drudgery of the doctor going his daily  rounds. .Think of the monotony and  drudgery of the solicitor, always drawing  up endless documents in the hideous legal  jargon., No. The monotony of life, X am  quite1 sure, is pretty, evenly ladled out to  working man. and wedded wife.  What I have said over and over again  and do most stoutly maintain is the very  simple copybook maxim that without  love marriage must be intolerable;, but,  given love as an essential, then the worn.-'-  an who yields to the promptings of her  heart and accepts the burdens���������light or  heavy���������of marriage leads the happiest  life. ' '  In Future.  "You are nearly an hour late, dear."  !  "Yes. The: airship.broke down, and I  Lad to fly bomq.'!-Life.  Heartless-Bruite.  Henry Peck (to burglar)���������Say, old man,  could you come around about this������time  every night and put that gag on her long  enough for me to get to sleep?���������Chicago  News.  V?1  \ il  i  .������'  i  ^  (fi  i  \  /, _������r"^>���������������������������"��������� ���������-*-���������   l.__- ���������__.~*.^i--.**^������>^'j  <>f  ''  rnfi_fir������n-_iTiM_������i_iriw--i������wiii.i Ki'm ni_iin.i mini in > ���������ii<mi<r_w<i nm*wBtn Mjf m Hiim I iW.-'Mimnwnw-ii wimw in  TILE CUMBEULAIvTi NEWS  i*  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  ���������9  ���������J  A  Judicial   Retort.  ��������� Sir William Meredith, chief justice of  Ontario! Canada, was formerly a very  ' prominent'"politJc.!an as well as a famous lawyer.' He was especially noted  -for,, his success as prosecuting attorney, and few criminals escaped conviction when he addressed'tlie jury.  During one of his political campaigns  ho .was speaking at a meeiiiig in, the.  -city of London, his native town. The  audience was turbulent aud , he -was  lrequently' interrupted. ' Finally' a voice  fvom 'the gallery'cut into one of his  fLier flights with ,a sarcastic "'Oh, go  and get-your hair cut'"-  Sir    William. ,-who    wore    his  'somewhat  longer! than   is   usual,  shopped  by a  bun.4, of laughter.  Yon Could' Look  ! snto the i-aivse aha see the  condition to v/Jhicli your  c'oag-hp ii   neglected,   will  ���������' h'Anw you? you v/ovld seek  zeVLei at   once���������a,vA\ that  , naturally vro-ald be through.  Exe-KipTifyiiiRr an  Adage.  "Yes," said the old cond-nctor, "I'  have followed- the railroad about all  my life I/wasn't exactly born on a  train, put I was married on one 'at  the rate ofaforty-uyo miles an hour." /  ������������������ "That was a good deal like marrying  ia haste."/,     . '_       '' .  '  "It was. And we'got tired, of each  other ,w 11 i I <? pw e ��������� were m a k i n g t li e re t urn  trip on a freight train.;-'  "That w'as: a good deal,like repenting  at leisure." '   ��������� .    _  m.-4 soon as lie was a I  to ilia!���������:���������.'  haii-  was  Bi:t  bim  i-felf Heard lie turned the laugh and won  My friend"  Lad   "our  theandifiici1 by this reply: "  5f I'm': not' mistaken, 'I've,,  haircut before .ihisl"-      ,'?  i  "'ti-i  wl''  ,   h  /I'llIn  May  Be  True.  i - lie���������I wonder why so many little women marry tall men?       ' ( ���������  ���������  ,    She���������Oh, I suppose it's because a worn-;  nn likes to'have a husband that she caa  ���������pretend to look up to.���������Chicago News.    '  v<* Only a man with' a( good* umbrella'  Ms' able to appreciate the silver linking of some dark-clouds. ,,  C  SHILOH cures Constsmp-  tion? Bronchitis, Asthma,    ������������������'  and   all   L-ungf   Troubles.  Cures Coughs and Colds \  in/ a, day*    25 cents*  <-   Gaat'anteed* -   Write to S. C. WEr,i,s'& Co., Toronto,  Can., for free trial bottle. -  Kan's Clover Root Tea purifies the Bfcod  1     ��������� Grow   Urmdsome.  !     Would  you   like to  be truly  beautiful'/   Thorea.u says: "We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is  ' our' own   flesh  and   blood  and   hones.  . Any nobleness begins jit once to refine  ,a man's features and any meanness or  sensuality to imbrute them."  So there,  now,   you'sour   visnged,   plain   faced  people,  go along about your business  and 'grow handsome.���������National Magazine.  /'  again on our old subject of .price."  We do not ask you. to pay cash for  pianos or organs. We have several  methods, of payment to.make it easy  for you to own one of the celebrated'  WILLIAMS' P.AXOS���������tone, action,  /and finish, the best. T",*e have several  k'inds of organs: We usually have  some bargains in slightly- used instruments. . (     i     r  Forrester & Hatchery.  y. m. c. a. block, '- -' Winnipeg'1  n   ���������  *   " a  i**3."  1  W  Y*%\  Ink  -1    j&  r������?^  ��������� a  t -'������  ������������������������  j- '  < 1  U:  |;  If  Ji  .-i.  _*���������  i ^  .1  j .-  i     7  ,  "i  '   %  " *r  '-I-  1  '4-,'  ��������� ���������!���������  >A  r  'V  |  iy i  is*,*  * $  lal^*  I  i*   _c*'  1 s  Say*   llnfle^l-ben.  VIf you   ain't   got   niiffin   wuf snykR?,'*  paid Uncle f. hen./'keep pufiJckly still an'  /   COLIC AST) KIDNEY -DIWICULTY-Mr.  ,\3. W. Wilder, J. P., Lafargviile.^N. Y., writes:  "'   "I am subjec .-'to severe attacks of Colic and  "Kidney Difficulty, and find Parmelee"s Pills af-  ���������ford ma fir-eat relief,'.while, all other remedies  ,  havo tailed.   They are the be.t medicine I havo  ever used."<<ln'fact so firreat is tho power of  ���������   this medicine to cleanse and purify tha t diseases  . 'of almost every name vand nature are   driven  _ - from the bod v. , '  WAVES ���������OF WATER.  hjt folks 'mn^ii'H you  ���������mind chit you  ain't  Vvashini-'on Kt.-ir  lias so'mucb on yoh  gut time 'to' talk."���������  OOBIOJJ'T WM  Most -men' want' to   do, better,  they are "seldom able to decide v.  ,to, begin.       >-'������������������'-  but  here  ' ' *1 ' .v t f      ' ' '  Monkey Brand Soap is a cleaner and polisher  bombined, but won't wash clothes.  ���������  "'"Courtship Js  girl plays her  -diamond..'  a game in     which '   a*  heart against1 aanan's  . a.  Hinarffs'. Llntment Cnres Disteiper.  ",  rit's, a, *vvaste\of.time to repeat.hair-  raising stories', to a b'ald-heaxled man.  received  'of.-AETN-  Mcssr's   C: C. Richards &, Co.  "Contlcracn,yLtCst winter I  ���������great benefit "from     tlie' use  ARD'S J^rNlJVlEfNT in a severeJattnck  of JLaGrippc,' and    T iiave frequently  .proved   jt   to'', be-very   effective   in  'cases  of_ Inflammation.   '"  .' ,  " Yours,  -'"'      '_     ��������� W."' A.   HUTCHINSON.  .. ~   _,    < ' ��������� -        .    r    ������'.-������'., ���������  . ���������  'v   : ��������� '  '  ' Slow: rivers, flow at the rate of three  ,to seven miles an .hour.     ;       '���������������������������/'  , The amount of jwater flowing! out of  the Nile is sixteen _. times that, of the  Thames.      f. '       ,       -  .The English channel it nowhere more  'than 000 feet deep. The Irish sea' is  2,130 feet deep.     ���������    '       \ .. ���������*    ���������  ,\The largest gulf in the jworIdi Is.the.  rgulf "of Mexico���������800,000 square miles���������  almost twice as big as the'bay of ,Ben-  gal/. -   '    , ' <-     '  -    The Parana of .Brazil and Argentina- i  is _?.2p0 miles ,iu length, and after the  Amazon is the, largest-river-tin South  .America."-,      ������ /  The shallowest of all  seas are the  ; Baltic and the Adriatic, which average  only forty-three and  forty-five yards'  deptlM'espectively. / ,  , Askal. Chin. In ' Tibet.������������������ Is the lake*  which Hes.at a greater'height than any  other'in the world. Its level is 1G.G0O  'feet. The, lowest is the Dead ,.seaf-  1,200 feet below sea'level. ,  m YEARS.  ry;  -   ''.'fa  ' ���������  \ '���������'"  *:   M  I fv.il  AN* AKNPI.IOU ArAN'JS THANKFUL  ,' r    THAT NOW'. HE IS ABJLcE  '".  J'.c    '    '  - TO  WOTilC.   .' '  Oft-CMi Found Him self. Unable to Lie  Down' Without the' Greatest.'Pain  . " ���������Cured 'by jDodd's ,Kidnev1'Fills.  j\n(  critic.  ignorant ' man   is  a ' merciless  a       , Fnintins.  ,jThe "direct cause of4 fainting. Is a diminished circulation of' blood through  the brain.'"To revive a, person who" has  - fainted it is necessary, thei;efore. to alter this condition'as; quickly as .possible.   In order!"to do this" the individual  should lie laid/quite,flat, the'head on a  level with the body, so*-that the "feebly  acting heart-will not have to propel the  blood, upward.    The  neck  and  chest  shoulcl be exposed,-fresh air admitted  freely, water sprinkled on the face'and  stimulating vapors, such as ammonia','  held.at intervals^to"the/nostrils".   When  there, is difficulty in restoring animation,  friction  over the region  of  the  heart with the hand or a .rough cloth  should be applied 'vigorously.  ,   Deafness Cannot Be"Cured "  hy local applications, as they cannot reach the  diseabed portion of tho ear.    There is only one  way tociu'o Deafness, and that is by constitu-  tioaal remedies. ��������� Peafness is caused by an iu-  flamed condition oi the raucous lining r:f .the  -Uusfcachian Tube.   When this tube gets inflam-"4  cd you have a rambling- sound or imperfect  hearing, and when it is entirely closed deafness  is the result, and unless tho inflam nation can  be taken out and this tube ��������� restored to its normal condition, hearing'will be destroyed for  -ever; nine cases oui of ton are caused by catarrh, which is nothing tut an,inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces.  -  We-will ffive One Hundred Dollars for any  case of Deafness' (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hail's' Catarrh Cure.   Send for  circulars, free., . . -     ���������  Address, *'. J. CHENEY &.CO, Tolado, O  Sold by Druggists, 75c.  Hall's Family Pills are the best.-  "RESTLESS-LITTLE  ONES.  -"emishness and Sleeplessness a Sine  Sign That-, Baby is'Unwell...^_.  _. e>  ih  The average woman speaks her  mind, but .she changes her mind so  often that it keeps her tongue working  '>'. ci'timo.  <_/.  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  TIME TABLE    ."���������    ���������  'i  ��������� X  W  aiili E<r- Mario, Owen Sounds Toronto and JSacfc vhi Lakes, Monday, Thursday and "aturday   racs,, Pri., and Sun     .Vfoutical, Toronto, New York end  ���������.-     .'.'-ast, via all rail, daily.-        Eafc 1>01 tags and iutermediats points  ��������� ���������    daily      '....-   ilo_.������on, Lac da Bonnet and i.nfcerme-  . _^    cijuto poiats, 'J7hurs. only   Port;i������o hi PrairisJ-ixandohjCoJeary,  N'Msou and   all   Koofceiiay and  all coast points,'daily.......:....  Port.'ifj-olai'rai.vio, J)���������_clc>n and in- '  tornxcuiate point j  daily except  ���������Jimday  ..i...   Glad, tone, Ncepr.'.va, Mianedosa'aad  liHor-rTiedic-tf points', daily except  ��������� Jimany       Shoal La to, Yorktbn and intermed-  ki to Miiitj, Mon., Wed., and Fri.  _    'Cue?.., _?hurs.. and Sa.....,...-....  Kaiud City, Haruioia, Miidota,-Tuesday, Tirai'. and Sat ,   . -'-   HM-O^pd., aad Fri- .:.,.   memeu, _jtiIor__.ac and inter_aediate  ������������������������������������.- 7-opte dajjy esccpfc Sunday ...-...  Xiapuilca, Aiam'eda and intermediate  want:,', caiiy eircsr,. Giuiday via  ijraiidoa ......  ....'..'. .-..  .   _  Tues., Thur., and Sat ....."..."  Q.Gn-:-oro. couris and in.ennediato  _..  points, daily ezcept Sunday   x-ips.3oone, .Reston, Areola and intcr-  ppecuai& Boi_;t_, Mou., \V_d., and  : J^rivv.}a Brandon   -,   ,-"-'HGs:,Ti-u_..and Sat. via Brandon  Frobysim-o, -lii-i-ch, Bieafait. Estc-  vaii,'.'.aes.,_;'h-_.r-.)SaD., via Brand.  of     ..  a-J' ^'-'a^&^-l^r- via Brandon..  Cretaa,St, PauL Ohicaso, daily ....  \vest Selkirk,.jiion.'. Wed. and _$���������___..  Tacjs.. TbLura., and Sat   ..  StonewtuL Tenlou, Tiies., Thur., Sat,  33a_ergoa,_Mon., Wed., and Fri...  2. \V. LEONASD,  LY  16.00  16.00  fi.CO  7.30  16.30  7.������0  7.30  S.20  7.30  0.03  '.SO  7.30  11,10  xS.o0  12.-0  7.50  Alio..:  10.13  13:C0  18.3C  )i.3Q  22.S0  22.30  22.30  S3.SC  15.43  It';. 15  22.SC  14.30  13.3.  10.0C  li*.:.0  17.10  /-���������  ,   <_   ��������� c. C* ���������K' -'J^PIIKKSON,  - When" babies are restless, 'cross,  or  peevish it,is,,the surest, possible sig-n  of-illness.   Well'babies sleep soun'dly  and' are cheerful  and   playful     when  awaku.-'     When  babj44  is     cross    too  niany mothers givo so-called.'"sooth-  ing'''' "medicines,   which    contain  opi-  ates that deaden but do not, remove  tlie   trouble.    What 'is   wanted   is   a  medicine   that  will 'go   right to   ihe  root1 of  the   trouble and anake' baby  sleep  well,   eat well, and-be cheerful  in  a natural  way.   Such :a medicine  is  Baby's" Own    Tablets,   v*hich  are  sold   under     an    absolute   guarantee  that they contain neither opiates nor'  other  harmful   drugs.      All   "mothers  who  have  used  them i'or  their  little  ones speak-of them in terms of warm-  Oot     praise."    Mrs.    Albert     Young.  Stratford,  says :    #'My  baby,   who is  now   five mouths     old,     has always,  been very cross and peevish. She was  very   constipated   and   sleepless.    She  was   a   thin,     delicate   looking  child, '  and cried  nearly nil  the  time.    I  did  not  know  what to  do  with  her.       I  tried several medicines,  but they did  her no good.    A friend who had used  Baby's- Own Tablets advisfed me    to  try them.   J   hid _:>,  and since'using  thi.'in  baby  has   been quite well,   her  bowels     are    regular,     and    slip lias  grown plump and good natured.      I  am  delighted  wi th   the  Tablets  and  keep them on hand all the time, and  whenever -baby gets cross and feverish I give her a tablet aiid she is .all  right." '      .���������'.'���������'.."  These Tablets are the best medicine in. the world for simple fevers,  colic,diarrhoea, all stomach troubles,  constipation and other 'minor ailments of little ones. They are for  children oi' all ages, and dissolved in  water, or crushed to a powder may  be given with absolute safety to the  youngest infant. Mothers who once  try them will never afterwards use  any other medicine for their little  ones. Sold by all dealers in medicine .or sent post paid.at 25 cents a  box by addressing the Br. Williams  Medicine Co.,  Brockville,   Ont. y  'Arnprior,   Oht.. Feb. 3;-��������� (Special)-  A very remarkable cure of Backache  and Kidney - Trouble'has "just, been  brought, to   notice   at "Basin   Depot,  'near, here.   ���������' ������������������'' . '    ,,    ���������  ; , Wr.  J. I-I.  Mart hi suffered for  over  'eighteen.,'years twith -Lame Bacd.    so'  that   he actually couldn't'   walk   or,  ��������� lie down without enduring the most  dreadful pain.   He trie'cl many mcdiT  cini'-s.-without getting, relief, and was  .,ver.y_ much   discouraged'.  If   Dodd's riCidney0 Pills '���������* were  iccoin-  riicnded to, iu'In and ,he'Coinmoin;ed a  treo.tmcnt","-,1and ��������� improved'  very   fast'  fron^    tlio .first.      As     the'treatment  continued the improvement increased"  until ,he was, able to go  about    his  work as well as ever. .        '" _ .  .  ! r!"!i^ theoiw so often advanced 'that  the kidneys, are the most, important  '.organs- of; tho.'hody and that a ]:i.rge  pen outage oPthe sickness' and- .-/."ain  wli.i_''i humanily suffers, is due to  imperfect kidney action seems ',to be  ampl-,* proven iu this particular case,  for as soon as< Dodd's Kidney Pills  regulated and' restored the natural  actior of- the kidneys all -Mr. Martin's  troubles  left him at once.  Jrany remarkable cures by Dodd's  Evidney Pills have been published,  but certainly none as wonderful as  that of Mr. Martin.  He has written a long letter giving the facts of his Ccise, and his on-  nonncf ment < that he was- al)lc +o  work comfortably once more aiicr  such c."prolonged period of suffering,  has started j)Coi)le wondering' if there  is any case of Lame Back, Rheumatism or oilier Kidney Trouble that  Dodd's Kidney  Pills will not cure.  09IOOIIHO09 ���������'��������� .oeetiittiti  ,ooe9e ���������������������������������������������������������������������  &y\  Parlor  atches  ;   For Sale Everywhere  Try, our P a r 1 "o f Matches.'  They produce a fquick t LIGHT  without" any bbjectibnable  fumes.'     :    :- ���������    -.    ���������   -.    ���������    .    :  THE  E.;B. Eddy Co., llv,Ti4,H^L'  y w  ' ���������' y m  - "- y-yll:  , "   ,    'V -"r/W-f  * -- ,J   ������'  r if ;W  i ' v- :    j' %i*  i! L ' /*&)������'  &������&.  S_. ."C.1  IS  ^*I-_.  There is this" difference between  happiness, -"and wisdom,:' he' that  tliinks. himself the happiest man,  really is -so ;' but ,tic who / thinks  himself the. wisest" man is'��������� generally  the-greatest'fool./ '  The secret of success is constancy  of purpose.-���������Disraeli. ,  ���������h  Six Oil<s.���������The most conclusive testimony  repeatedly laid befoi o the public in t.he columr.s  of tho daily press, proves that Dr. Thomas' i_c-'  loctric Oil���������an absolutely -pure combination of  six of tho ijnosfc remedial oils in Gxislencc���������remedies rheumatic pain, eradicates -a flections of  the throat and.lungs, and cure"- riles, "wounds,  sores, lameness,.sores, tumors, burns, and in-,  juries oi horses and catlle.' ;   ���������  Very many persons die annually from cholera "  and binared summer compUiints, v,"ho might'  have been savod iif proper remedies had boen ,  used. If attacked, do not delny in Retting,a  bott2o of Dr. J. D. __eUog:_r's Dysealory Cordial,*  tho medicine that .lover lails to effect a cure-  '1 hco -who have used it'say it ac.'s promptly;.  and tiiorouffhb4' subdues tho pain aud disoaso."  The chains'    of" habit "are generally  ���������"too small.to be felt till they are,too4  strong to be broken.���������Dr\ Johnson."  Minard's. LiaiQieiit Cures Garget in Cows.  Man has within him .'capacities of  growth which deserve and will " reward intense, unrelaxing toil.--���������Chan-  ning. i  When'a man" tells a'womanrthat'he  ���������loves her;t,the chances,"are'tha^t he has .  an axe' to grind    and-wants  her'^.to"'  turn ,tho* grindstone.   ' *;'..- '"-.  MikrS Vlinmenr. Cnres %ffieria.:;  ; yy y>.\p   '..- sy^wp  '   ,������������������,' ^ ;���������;-';������  ��������� ��������� .i* ���������*��������� w -yy><m  i>- -..-"ivre*^* 1  1  Writing  con4. ' '  <  i     " ' -v. H   ��������� ^ "   y'  makes an exact man.-Ba-  Where can I -?ct some of Holloway's Corn  Cure ? I was entirely cured of my corns by this  remedy and I -wish somo more of it.for ray  friends.   So v/rites Mr. J. W. Brown, Ch_ca_ro.  No family living in a bilious country Bhould.  be^ithout Parmelee's Veg-otable Pills. Afcw  doses taken now and,then will keep tlio liver  , active, cleanse eho stomach artd'bowels from all  bilious matter and prevent Acrue,   Mr. J. h.\  i Price, Shoals, Martin Co., Ind.,-writes: "������have  tried a box or Parmelee's Pills and find them  the best medicine'for fever and .'ague I have  ever used."  i  If the average man isn't -born great'  oi\ is unable to achieve greatness he  tries to thrust himself upon  it.  I . A Patient'*  Room.  I People who are not disturbed by dis-*"  der.when well are often disturbed by th������  least confusion in the arrangement^of a  room when ill.' .Everything in -the room  should he carefully adjusted to the best  advantage, for a sick person's fancy is  most capricious. Nothing s&ould ^be allowed to lie around carelessly. The table  should not be littered with boohs and papers. Flowers should be kept no longer  than absolutely fresh, says -Woman's  Life.  Medicine and water glasses should be  carefully washed nnd kept from the sight  of the patient. The sight of medicine is  not only trying' to an invalid, but often  nauseating. No food should ever he prepared-in the sickroom. Tf only'a small  bowl of broth, it should be served as invitingly as possible.  Nor should a bowl of broth or gruel or  a cup of tea he carried to the sick person  in your hand. Place it ou a tray covered  ..with, a clean napkin. Bring but a littlo  quanti'ty.'.a. a time, for a large quantity  is apt .to take away the patient's appetite. If possible, always servo too little,  reserving a supply until asked for more.  The greatest pleasure of life-is love;  /the greatest treasure, contentment ;  the greatest possession health ; the  greatest ease, sleep; and'the best  medicine, a true friend.  . Thomas  Hood, .the prince  of punsters,  on being sliown.a portrait   of  himself    that but faintly    resembled'  him,   declared    that    the-4 artist had  perpetrated 'a false-IIood.  Ijnariils Liniment Cnres Col, Etc.-  Nothing  is more simple than greatness. Indeed, to be-simple is to be  great.���������Emerson.  Surmounfed obstacles not only  teach, but hearten us 'in our future  struggles; for virtue must be learnt,  though, unfortunately,4- some of the  vices come as if by -inspiration. ���������  Parents buy Mother Graves'-Worm E-stermin-  ator becauso they know it is a safe medicine for  their children and an effectual espelier of  Worms.  M  A man's character  is   often  shown  by what he considers,laughable.  Every  heart has    its    secret which  'the world  knows'"not;   and ofttimes  we call a man cold when he is only  sad.���������.Longfellow.  One ounce of Sunlight Soap is worth more than      REDSJCEtS"'  Two ounces of impure soap. TfrWTB-iirT&M  Ask :i������ tho Octagon Bar.      If   vo_x  3_EV__R BSOTHERS,  LIMITED,  Toronto,  . and   a   trial   sample   of   Sunlight Soap  frocoT caaaot enpply, ���������wTito to  sending hio nama .���������__���������(."> address,  will  bo sent yoa  f.oo of cost.  Wrinkles  those who  the lines.  tell  the story; of age    to  are. able to read between  Jajc-anene  Caution.  Among the characteristics of the Japanese an American notices their love for  children. It is-doubtful if any Japanese  child ever got a whipping. An American  woman who became acquainted with a  Japanese matron noticed that she allowed her little children,to ramble through  the streets at will and one day commented on it.  "Why." said the Japanese lady, "what  harm can come of it? Our children never  quarrel, and no grown person would  harm a child," says The Youth's Companion. "'���������  ;;..'.-.. ���������.  "But," said the American, "the child  might get lost.". ��������� ,  ''That would make no trouble," was the  smiling reply.- And then she showed how  in little children's apparel there was inserted cards containing their,name and  address and explaining that should they  -stray any person finding them will first  give them a full meal and then bring  them home.  W. N. U. No   3G4.  DISAPPEARING WRITING.  Tfc������ "Way n Bigr Svr*n_"Ie Win Sncccna-  fnlly Wflrked In Pari*.  A number of Parisian financiers were  recently defrauded of a very considerable sum of money by a swindler y/ho  relied for the success of his scheme entirely upon the peculiar properties of  iodide of starch. Posing as a man of  considerable wealth, whose.money was  tied up in such a manner that be could  not realize vrithout heavy losses and  pretending te have the option of some  valuable concessions in China, he obtained, various large amounts of money  in exchange for bills dated to stand  for three months. .  ��������� No one for a moment suspected that  there was anything in the least degree  shady about the mail or his transactions, and when be made it public that  he bad been successful in selling his  Chinese concession at a Large profit his  creditors felt absolutely certain that  he would meet his bills.  To their immense surprise, however,  ���������when they came to look through their  papers to find the bills they only found  bills with blank spaces in the places  where the swindler's name should bavo  been and had actually been. They  clamored round him for an ''explanation  of the strange affair, but he denied that  he had ever given any of them bills and  defied them to sue him for repayment  of the loans, and the fact that the bills  were devoid of the swindler's signature, rendered them absolutely worthless.  The matter was put into the hands of  the police, who were able to discover  that in signing the bills the man bad  used a solution of iodide of starch,  which, when first used for writing, appears much the same as ordinary ink,  but completely disappears in the course  of-a few. weeks, and, although traces  of the chemical may subsequently be  discovered, nothing can make the writing show up again. Finding that his  victims had discovered his method, the  schemer decamped, despite the fact  that the chances of the police obtaining a conviction against him were very  remote indeed.  '���������T  ���������y  ?'-��������� ���������e/-  I^^fJKH     l_Vl_k_T    V'.DNESL'A'-.  Subscription, $2 a^year, in advance.  Hl> jB. anDerson. SOitor.  -    _-_?" Advertisers who want their  ad  h.-.ug"_c_,    si-could   get    copy in    by '  9 a.m. clay before issue.   ' ,  .Suh^cM'ttxMs''    tailing    w    >coe ve  Thk  Nkws vegaiarly will ownf.rfa r_,vcr bv   notify :i������f the   orttce.  Job Work Strictly O, O. D-  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  V  fr.  5"'   "  C.ty Lights.  Jn-oniing   pji^-eno'ers   by   Tue -  " .,     di-v'ri tmisi   t-oiuplain  niuch   about-  tru*   t������������ial   a'osenco   of   Jight   in the'  'stneta   upon   their  ai rival.      Lafct  v/t ek"i be train -_ot in   at   11  p.m.  villi   niar.y psis-ei gi'is,    most    of  these \\< re M.iangeri-' here, ������nd they  -?     '  hart great difiiculty in  finding  the  ',     ,     -va'v from ihe station to the various  . hot.'!- in town,������ Sureiy \he Council  .  ll.rfu.d ?ee that the to*vn  is lighted  -on train bights until  after the arrival of the p'S^enf-erri.  " '.���������*���������''  Farmers "Institute., !  ,'-   Most inte'esiina and instructive  addresses  were    given <'by;   Me-srs  :' " Anderson and Smilh  ai the Insy.i-  ' .  tute'meetings in Comox and  Cour  " r tenayl    -A  -rnoeting  was .called'  in  ������������������    Coin Wei land,    but-' owing   ,to   the  '. sn.ailjattcndaiK-e���������mestiy 44f farn-  .er-A���������ijt was di'eided   to  adjourn   Lo  -   C< u'-tenav for   tl{e  evening." ���������>  The  '\   s-uhject, chosen 'for  this  place was  "Poultry," which should be of interest to many in ihe town, but we  .'presume   that  owing   to the  hour,  2 ,o'clock, not many could attend  ,' 'owing to their work.   ' ; It- is "to   be  ���������    regretted  that the'visiting genii-:'  \-   men" were not heard''on this topic.  " --A full report,of ttie" address on the  ���������' Dairy Herd,'! .given'at Courtenay  bv Mr. Smitn,   will  be given*, next  - week.  De-ir   Mrs   ti - ��������� in reply to vour inquirv-'as to which is the best teA,to use, 1  woul'd kay trial in  mv opinion u r_-.,f>   be.ween, ihe   Blue   Ribbon  and   Monsoon.  ������Ptcket Teis'      If you like rich, strong tea, then.'HIue Ribbon ._  undoubtedly the  best  but should vo'ur taste be for -i,deliC'U_ ai,,d very^Havory tea   I   would   atlv*.^  you io call on C. J. MOORIS lor a packet of Monsoon'.       FerMmally,  1 drink Ijlue  Ribbon' in ihe morninj- arid Monsoon :u. 5 o'clock, but then,  you   know,   1   am   a  perfect crank about i e&. '  Yours truly,  ." , ' -       ,   SARAH GRUNDY.  Letter to the Editor.  r*    .  Mr Editor, Df-ar Sir,  ' I notice that the annual meeting  of the Uuion 'Hospital was called to tike  place "on a Saturday night. I am aware  that it has been customary to hold it that  night ia the week,' and nmr inclined 'o believe the'reason'that the meetings, are so  poorly, attended ia largely on that account.  Having taken such a deep interest in hospital affairs (ever since that blanket deal was  put through) I would like to have been  there, but the night (so well) chostu precluded the possilihty of niy, as well as a  number of othfrs, being-present.*  '        Yours trulyi  ' An Interested Party.   '  O'  *     RAILWAY    MEETING.  At a well-attended meeting in the  Citv Hall on 10th inst., the follow-  ing lesolntfon was unanim-jualy  pa^ed .and forwarded, to Ralph  Smith,,Esq., M.P-, at Ottawa:���������  " Whereas, it is of tbe utmost im-  pi'iiance that diiect railway communication he had, between Nanaimo and Com'x, that "the rich'  mineral resources - of the ' district  lying be'ween and-around these  poiivU pbould be/dnvel-'ped and  havo an outlHt, ?*nd also give, to the  f rmers-of Con ox districts a mat-  ke for th������ir produce -as well as to  (vpen up for settlement the extensive  ag'iculiural lands in the said districts.  ''And "wbereas, the Comox and  Cane Scott Railway Company have  applied to the Dominion Government for a bonus for .a standard  gauge railway from Wellington io  C.-mox,   and from thence  to Cape  vScott.  '��������� Be it therefore resolved that this  meeting request our member, Sir  Ralph Smith, to urge upon the  Dominion Government to grant a  subsidy to the C -mox & C i������e Scott  Railway Company providing Miey  build a railway of standard g-iujje  from Wellington to Comox and a  branch line to Alberni.  Fire   at   Comox.  A disastrous lire occurred at the  farm of Mr S. II. Ford, on the  Tsolum River on Wednesday night  last, at half-past ten. It v,as sup-  p s d to have been caused hy the  explosion of a lamj), and had got  beyond control before dbcovered..  The residence and contents were  totally'.tldr-troyfid. The place was  not insured, the policy having expired just two werks ago.  c     ������     ������  "We have later been informed that,  the bouse was insured to nearly  full value, so that Mr Ford will not  lie so badly injured as was at first  thought. /  MOORE & CO., are opening up  rew subs of ihe ce einated W. E.  Pnndford & Co'.'s mako--the ti' eft  in town.  "WHARF-���������" NOTES.  "  S.tt Otter, capt. Brown, loaded a  car go'of oal for.-Vicoiia.  Transfer, was in on  Satur,da)\for,  a ld.td of coal and coke.  ��������� *  , , S S   He muda,and sow made two  tri} s  thit- week ,'with coal   for ihe  C.P.R.,'Vancouvei.  ' , SS' Lapwing,- capt. Rogers, was  in   on   Friday with'a "-hipm.nl of  oats from the, Frater Rlvei.  '     i ' *���������  , S.S,  Geoi gir. ��������� of   the ' Dominion  fisheries patroi, captain McPhersuii,  'called in Friday'for bunker coal.,';  S.fc?. DauiU.ess.was in on ^!i'������r"���������  day -for bunker coal bound to , tlie  northern logging camps for a boom  of logs.  S.S. \Vefling.on loaded a cargo of  coal for Skagway sailing Thursday  af'en>r.'n. Cap ain George wont  north -with" her as  pilot.  S.S. Nell, captain-Noel, was in qn  Saturday for hunker coal. She was  bound north with a cargo of tin and  ether supplies for the canneries.  " S.S. Trader was in for a part cargo of coke for the Iiondale smelter  The captain reports the smelter  turning out about 80 tuns of iron  d.'ily.  - The Government dredge, "Mud  L:trk." is still at work deep-em ng  the wtiter in the harbour. It s ex-  j ecUd that this week will finish the  work.  Ship Florencp, capt. Sp;cer, arrived fn-m San Francisco in tow of  tbe ss. Tyee. She will load a car-  o-t, of coal for Dutch Harbour,  Alaska.  S.S. Danube c.illerl in on Thursday ior bunker coal. She was  hound to P,.C ports in place of the  s.s. Tees, winch  is at   present laid  up for-her annual overhaul. Among  tlie passencers we noticed, Mr S: A.  Spences   <������f   Alert   Hay,   and  John-  **��������� t \  Bryden, jr., formerly wharfinger at  Union Bay.   Mr Brydeir' was bound  Skeena River on a prospecting lour,-  , and had a party of men .under him  to do   development, "work on  some.r  claims already located near Skeena  River.'     There   were������ also,~a*: large,,  iiumoer   of canneryinen   on .board  going, north'for the season's canning  operations.. ';        (     - '     ��������� r  Misses Cam'eron'and Milligan returned'from the Teacher-.' .conven-  tion last'Ti.esdav. =   ��������� -_���������  " JHifi Lordship Bishop Perrin, and  Ve'-4!." -Archdeacon Scriven were  amongst, the outward bound pas-  senjjers'ori" Wednesday-morning.  - / INIessrs ' Wilson' of the'"Victoria  Colonist,'and Peake of the firm of  Fraser & Co., hardware merchants,  .'Victoria,   visited  Cumberland   last  ������ ' i  week.    ' * ,  ,  Garden Tools."  Field Topis,  ���������   13 rass'Syringes,  , Spray Pumps.  . '    >.-'Fiower/Pots,  1   Hanging  Baskets.  ,  ,     &c','.f   &c  DmisnraiP Avenue  Gumlieriaifd, E.G.  FOR   THAT COUGH,   TRY  41   I  WINTER'S   . , , "';..  "���������-.������������������l'NS;T-ANT. ������������������ V.'. _:__. '>--���������  ..-'���������.-���������'.' - _.'. v;;;'COl'-Gtf.;CURE,  , 1-.tt's>a good 'oxe, akd rej.'iabi.e    ;.     ,    .,..'���������.���������.���������_  "      .VT    '"   FOU    "CiilLDRKN     "AND       Al'L'LTS.   , \'��������� -  TOILET SOAPG   at  Cost  aie   Miling   our  finest   GLYCERINE   and    CASTILE  'room.  'Away Down.  to4- make  SOAPS  _AMJ3 ,LJ_Nv_    ;  ' D. VHdWDN. Teacher of Violin. =  -^lusic for Dances, &c, supplied"  at  short notice".     Oiders left,with  ^Mr^E.   Bajrntt,  at the Big  Store;  ���������        '4 > ''  will be nromplly- attended  tc������(.  ���������> "~  Vj'OTlOE iS HKHEJii' GL^KN ihati bixi>  Ifl ��������� .lays after datie'*I"iiitend'*f'o apply to the  Houourabl'! the1- Chief C������)inmissioiier of  Lauds and Works for peimission to purchase the follow ittg Crown lands: com  menciner at a post on the i_orih bhore of  O.ter- B������y, Chatham Point, Vauci-uver  L'larul, thvnco went for-.y oh-nna, ,thoi ce  south fm-J-y cbaion, 1������heuc. e.iot fony  ch.oiis, thence along the shoie to the  pjint of coinmencemeut, coutaiaiui^ 160  acres more or less.  ALBERT FRANCIS YATES.  Nanaimo.  B.C.,  Dated t*e .th d_,y of April, 19042.  16-4 02    8t  -   -   STORE Ol'P-N StHidavs fnnn-9 a.m. t������> io a.m., ���������    .^  ��������� '    . ,      and'i'.'oni 5 p.m. to 6 p in.      -        ��������� ������������������ "'     r  &   Dunsmuir "Ave.,' - Cumberland,  BCy  NOTICE IS HLSKKUY G-IVEN   that dp.  pltuation  will  be   made   to   the Legislative  Assembly of the Prpvince of British Columbia at its present ptssion for  an  Ant to  incorporate  a  Company with   power to construct, equip, maintain and operate a single  or ^double line of railway,  to be operated by  steam,   electricity   or   any other   mode   or  ppxver, at and from the City of   Victoria iu  the province  of   British  Columbia,   thence  North west by the most feasible route to a  point at or   near   Seyn our Njrro-.vs in  the  aaid   Province   of   British   Columbia;   and  with power   to conatruct,   establish,   main������  Lain    and    eouiimnlly   operate   u.     nil way  f<_rry Rteamahip  service for   the purpo.e   of  iranbfi'riing for reward pa.-fcugerH a d pa -  '. senger aud freight cara, from the raid  point  7'ake  a   Dry   Sponge  and   pour   on   it   a   bucket   of .water  ���������''.    It  wiil' swell   every time sure.      ....       . ....      ������������������������������������       '���������-���������'������������������  HUt1 we are liot'selline spoHgea, our lire ip-  SJ  S.W������ L  BUGi  ~"- 3  _.. i.t  ,of all kinds. We have jnat j'ecoiv_d a Car L.������a.(i or Op<>n t-nd Top Bu^gi'-.s  ���������with Steel aud Rubber Tires. ExpreasieB of all. kuuis with Platform, Rail-'  Platform, Duplex and Elliptic or Mou-noae Springs. Brickboards,   Cart-s,  Sulkies, etc.,  all of tlie mod: Up to Date Patterns and Finif-h.       Cuarantried  for one y������ar by *ihe Mrtkt-r* and onr8elvsa.'     ..     ..     . .   ...     ..     ������������������     ������������������   ���������  at or near Seymour Nurrows in Vancouver's  Ialind to a point on   the   Mainland   of   the  Province   of   British, Columbia ;-and   with  further . powera   to   build,   < qnip, maintain >  and operate  branches of  tht  said  railway  from any point on the main Hue thereof, to  any point in Vancouver  Island ; and with  power  to build aud  operate   tramways in  conneciiou with tbe said mlway ; and.with  power to bui'd," construct," < quip, maintain  and operate telegraph and -elephoue lines in  connection    with   the   eaid   jailways   and  branches ; and with power to generate ileo-  tricity.'for  the  supply of  light,   heat  and  power,  and   for all,   any and every  other  purpose  mentioned   in  Sections   80, 8It 82  and S3 of  the   " Water Clauses Consolidation  Act,   1897."     and   to   do  everything  nece.-sary or  incidental to the carrying out  of   all   or  any of the  objects referred to in  the said pectious; and  wi'h   power  to  ex-  erc se all 'he powers given to the Company  by Parts IV and V of the    " Water Clauses  Consolidation Act, 1S97 ;" and with power  to build, own and maintain saw mills ;  and  to carry on  a general express business and  : to' build,    maiutam   and   operate   bridges,  ro^d--4,     ways,     terries,      wh������rve>,   docks,  prearoboafcs,   steamships,   coal* hunkers, and  other woik������; and to .make   traffic  or other  arrunt-ement-    wih    railway,   steamship   or  sti-atnboat and othwr con.panies;   and   with  power to expiopriato lands for the purpo^-s  of the Compa y and to a< quire l������nd bonnftes,  privileges   t-r  otbe-   aid  from any Government or Municipality,   or othc-   persons   or  bodies 'corporate, and with  powijr   fco  build  wayon roada to bemused   in the constructinn  of h'uch ri'ilway and in advanco of same, and  to  levy and* collect toHn from all   pertsona  using, and on all freigbb passing over any of  f-uch  roads built by   the Company, whether  before or after the construction of the railway, and with pi������wer to sell out its  undertaking ; and with all other usual,  r.ec'8-iary  or incidental riph's, or privileges,as may be   I  necessary or couduoive to the above objects,  or any of'hem.  Dated at Victoria, B.C.,   this 24th day of  March, a.d ,  1902.  KOBEP.TSON & ROBERTSON,  Soucitoksfok the Applicants  2-4 02    Gt  NOTICE.  M'ORTG A.G ES.-VLE [BY" TEN DE R  OF PRO'P-RTY  lN'THE.TOWN-"  SITE   .������������������'-OF-'. ,*- CU vj !.El.L.-VNr D,-^  V BRITISH   -OLUMlVlA.-  UNDE  Sal  DER' and In Vntne. of tha P������i������rr of  le coiitaine 'in ;������. certain Mortgage, dated the 1 St>������ day of j illy,- 1 i59^������_^  between Charles Francis Whitney -itul  The Canadian Mutual Loan and Inxest-  ment Company, there will be "offered for1  S*le by tender to be opened on APRIL  loth, 1902; tbe following property, ������;inie-  ly:���������Lot,Six in Block "^ix in the Town-  'site of Cumberland,, as shown on Map  522. All tenders to be by telegram  or mailed in sealed envelopes adore-isf-d  to Macdonel', MaeMaster & Geary,  No. 51. Yonge   Street^Toronio  Teiulers inu>t .be icceiverl at the  above address on or before the rotb'd iy  of April, 1902, when same-will be opened. The piopertyis situate on the North  side of Dunsmuir Avenue, and on llVe  same are said to'be two Frc������me Build-  inj^^ used 'as a ��������� Priming office .and  Dwelling-house.  T?3RMS:���������    -  Ten per cent, of purrbase  price  to bev  paid  when  the offer is accepted and the  balance    within    Thirty days   theresifier.  The propeity will be so'd subject to a reserved bid.  For further particulars and conditions  of sale apply to MaC!)ONEI.I. McM VSTKR  &,.Gkary, 51 Y������ni������'e Street, Toronto  5"3-'o2 '���������''���������'. ������������������       "." ���������'���������;' '���������   "'-,'" ���������'  IASAIIIJ  STEM  OiElIABl   fCEIR,  STANLEY   CRAIG,    Prop.  ���������^"NGl NEERS, Firomen, Machinists and  jij Klectricians send f-r 40 pat'e Pamphlet  containing Qaestions asked by Examining  Board of' Em.ir.eers to obtain Engineers  Licons-.���������Address, Geo. A. Zelur, Puh-  i.hcr, IS' S. 4th St., St. Louis, Mo., U.S A.  Hsnd  Made Single  ..Mamness...  ������15, $20 and S25 for Rub-.J  ber Trimmed.  Factory H.arness $10, $12 & US  'Repairing Neatly Done  while V'.������u wait.  M7.. WILL A.  ->.  n.i.mTi"-_i_ni>-n 1 - ���������!!������������������������ _ii <  Advertise in the lews  !'fl

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