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Array 0*3  NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B:,C.''WEDNESDAY," APRIL 24, 1901.  _!->  ���������ETtD  k  ::FO_--������ ��������� ���������__���������_-_-___  '*'GAKf)EN-^d"  -..    ,    ,;, ���������.'      , ���������-,;   ���������.      ��������� ���������     ;  ���������  TIM;0 TB Ty 'JiFJD: C������LO������ti'P,  -���������  EiXSTL^d-jE-'S'EED'-'CORN:' ���������  < ���������  ,GRJ.AT.'PROLIFIC SWEI.T ENSIL\GE��������� i<  m������ ~t extensively grow ���������������.< varieties   h:,   Wtnad't,"  .     ���������       . -* ~ (   r' y *���������      ���������> ���������/ ,     J    -  "-���������will grow from.12-10' 10 i<;et Jlit^S*  \vil  one , of   the ���������  1    !iR''n grorn  Oii.stron^_..-/iLr  ��������� iticrtjar'''   'hev  milk and "cream  pr'oci-V.tion ��������� fullv' 10 <<or t-f-nt., as   w.ll lis"'  furnish'cheap and acceptable food for" the winter, also  "���������" *'   -  "T'' ���������'      '-'_������������������.    -   '   '   ' ' MamnrioLt'th ."White 'Dent.  '    .       , *��������� -   -, - '  r  -'.-.". *-.- ; '   ,.   " ��������� r..   . *'     . < _ '  ;    Prices qudted-bnapiilication' -   '*'*      -( .   _  f<-ddeivdry;cured,*'br . p/e'paivd as Enr-ii.-.,.���������.  *"-K  LETTER OF CONDOLENCE.  ' To Mrs, John Whyte,' ������  Deai. Madam���������,'At a' meeting of  .Uuion Lodge No? 11 'L 0:0, F.,'  'held on   April 5th,J the fol-'ovnng  "resolution was passed: *  -.   ' ���������  Whereas through the mysterious  dispensation of   Providenc, one of  /our'number, Bro. P.G,,John Whyte  va member in good 'standing of onr  order,  has,  been,  suddenly' called  away by death. '        ~y  And whereas while he was  con  nected'with this Lodge he proved a  consistent and- loyal member,"r--gu  lar in attendance and always n-ad}4-  ->   ���������" .'/"/ -' V"-'1' ^ ���������_/���������'"���������"'���������.' >   ���������/  "and willing-; I o advance the intetestfe  '- - -t r'l'i-x'^y   'f~'~: > 7-���������'*-:;������,- '.  of,the order, and' to con tribute to its-  '.<:iX "���������-/ \'/,V   _*������������������;*'  -^---^;IJ2-44-gg'5^ -_"^x"-^-_-B?-S^^ '--2g--  -���������������'       ",, ,-,���������>���������-,. _��������� *-     (   . , y.  ~     .   .      _     ���������  *   ���������-       s       ,_    >  dfe& W Rsriojafs  I'  .1  61 YATES STREET,,' y\cTOB\\[d:h.^y  W1, -  Write for price- and particulars. / P. 0. Dra\* c;r\5t>o.  !. ^_*3^S4S2-_SSS-5?������^@Sg^/ii'_ir^^ <-*"������/^?P''1*S -^*P?"--@g_.:  '    *       ' w *���������      ,   ' "  ' * - * f _^__-^-.  ���������gSgg_-^^-S-45J_*^_es^^x_-2^^^^ _jc-2S- ���������f&S3^^sJ&F&^SS������&.  >lved that4^ -while -we"deeply  ^de]JP_fe "ihe lo'ss of^one- whuse5 good'  '.qualiiiesj-and   amiable, 'disposition^  , *-'.���������*'     i"~i*���������    j*       - s      - '     ���������,     1  v'__iade-him respected by .all, and endeared to the   chosen** friei.daCwho  - -.. t      '��������� '��������� .(' * ��������� ,^ - ���������->.-   , ,������i_(.       ������  ��������� knewhimintimately^'and." that w'e  . the.member^'of   fhis /Lodge,^being  ^fullv sensible of the irrepar'alue loss  <������������������*"���������-,-.,    - ���������   i1      ' '��������� .       1.'  1.  sustained.by you as   well as'by us.  .we deeply sympathize with you, his  wife'; and family, as  .well  as; with'  '��������� his 'parents and' brothers and sifters  ,    y " -, v       ''<'"*. ? v *'.  in the-lo'ss of one ,bf their famUy,  drcle,,one whose^'future.' seVme(i'cso  bright'a! <I full of ,/fhbpe,- ;and^Jone  ivhom.Ve naturally expected" to be  with' us"for":aJ' great 'while "lonper/  Biit.as Histways are not.pur. wa,yhrt  .1  1  _-!t **���������, t\fZ j *       -."TT ������������ *V     iV_*"   - -= w    -    - <v,      ���������������  s.   &ifi.J3L_._iB,B������i  V������  . Many new    pat torus,  'Fine Goods in ������������������  of  1  ,. \,   ^ *������a^*-_-'; * --*' ��������� <.\    ...  ��������� -       .   -."rf .   -  , CARPETS,    RUGS,-  ART SQUARES.  ' LACE   CURTAINS,  \������  \ MUSLIN    ART   DRAPING  h  MATERIALS  _-^*     -  ****tw-.^=r'.  _,'5  Our Superb Catalogue,  coTi-taii-'ing 1,000 Illus'itations  all pricei, i4( ailed fiec on ap-  p'ioation. * It will surely interest yuu  WEILBF  r>  \  ������  ������  'P&e'  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  ROS.,'  VICTORIA, B.C.  -E5_2������2_SSfcfc2'''3-_*3-_r--^^  'Z&db  pray  to'deal kindly and*" tenderly ' with''  you'all ih'Hhis your^severe bereavements and look for ward" to the time  that is coming,when we shall meet  to part no more and where sorrow  is unknown.  v   Signed on behalf of Union Lodge  No: li LO.O.F.  F- A. AnleyyP.G. )  'A. McKnight,P.G > Committee.  R, Cess. lord, P. G. )  _ -O   TO THE DEAF.  '*���������* i ���������* ^  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial ���������. Ear  .Drums, gave $10,000 to his 'Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  them free. Addres No. .4517  The Nicholson s Institute, 780  Eighth Avenue, New York,  U.S.A.   o   CHINESE COMBIISSIOU.  -Ran No, 2 mine here for 8 years  satisfactorily with 150 Chinese, the  oyerman and fireboss being41, white.  Now ernpl!oy about 900 men here, ���������  about one-half Chinese and . Japs.  Think cthey,are not more, danger-  ' ous than whites in" mine.    Reason  ''        ' ���������" n'    ' '  Chinese were not put out   here was  could not get whites   to  'take their  places.    Got   200���������'Scot, h* miners..  Did not want   to* sa3r   what  they'  were like.as was a Scotchman him-  self,  could not   seo./Jrwhy   Chinese  -should,'be   restricted.    Would *,bp-  i-     <-'.-      '��������� -,        ' 1. '    <  wanted in manv   industries _������������������_���������  ar  *��������� , /i,  ���������long time in''this' country.    Years/  from now will.be time- to   exclude...  In Washington miners'-and drivers'^  wbrbd 10 hours, her"ei 8/  No-law  against working,' longer   hour,. *in'  coal "mines. ���������  Pav   more  for dead  y" /    ���������      -\ * c '. ���������   , ��������� **  work here than-other fumes,,. . ��������� ,  \  .,Mr.'4   Matthews-1-Manager  /a't~  I'Uoion. - Tnought Chinese; as ^nfe-  as ordiiiary -white,'-.provided   they  u'n'd-r.-to d'Engli.b.   "-Had  found-  , them 'ca ref ul > arid ������������������f obedient.    As'  - ������������������    v     ,'. ������ 1   .        1*       '1  miners they cannot do  ah much as  a-vwhiteman, about ��������� threerfifthsTas  v. ..,    . -���������I    {��������� ,  ,good.    As a citizen 'he-*thought,-if  there were w'itts enough, the coun-  1 '     '.   . .* v . ,',.,-���������*"  try wouht.be beUer'without .them.  -*        '���������'*.* i ~.  EnouyhWhore to 'suj/ply- demand' for  some time to come.-., Thwughtr'that  ^ -.  ��������� " , -'v   .   !'<   lh* "  'pfe-'ence of Japs and ' Chinese had  v ' * ' . -I." '        * '     . -   "l      ''K  effect of keeping up -aages' irismin-  in"u. /A't'tfie.-ain'tt time*,' they; ret  duc-Kh'the'.nuinbet,'of whites.   Thoy  ���������^   *    1,       ��������� Vf-   *���������       ** n    i*1 ���������    ~ * *> ���������  -j  rrvslToui'd-'be",restr:"c erh-pmvidedi.white.;  ,���������-,"���������',,      ".        . *���������    -,..."������������������; \  '-I("hor'waeaWilable''   Thought-they  '    '    '      '      i'     ' '      ^ '  ���������      '-"'l'-*   ��������� *  ' were as good as avenige    \sni.te ,io-  time of "danger.    Ha\l an' explosion  in No, 4 si- pe, only 5 men-remained  to assist, 4 whites'and one^ Chinese,  Ja"*. Carthew said���������-_Vm   a   con-  "��������� ���������* ** r  tractor,-employ   htbor at   tim'es.   .1  am in favour of  restriction ' rather  tharra ,tax a������ at jiresent.  ' L. W. Nunns, City ^Clerk,   gave  evidence as to amount of taxes3 paid-  ,iri city and'source of payment.   No  restriction  on   Japs   and Chinese  .acuuiring propei*ly in  city   lim-as.  He would be in favor exclusion.  James Abrams, S. M,, gava   evi-  1  dence as to'crime among1 Japs and  Chinese in comparison with whites.  A PURE GRAPE CREAM OP TARTAR POWOKR  Highest Honors, World's Fair  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  J, Avoid IJ ale ing Powder.' containing  alum.   Ilioy ure injurious to health  LOCALS.  C.^Grantis ill with pleurisy/-' - * '- y -���������  ' ' ' ' ' , , . - - . - ��������� . / ' ,'  -Comox creamery is to;be built at- -''''-  ��������� Courtney,   -1   -  '  - '"''-: * '*" "��������� '-." Jt  ���������'*-���������'  i- *    '-",   's,  ���������   . . y ,, - .���������' ���������"  ^���������Emertainment at Grace   Metha-   *' -"  dist Church 25th, see*handbills'' f-*"- "* ---  * '", FORvS ALE���������A" pure bred -jersey - *:"'  : bull calf.-^-A.-Urquhart,'Courtney.     J  *-*> .������������������       v \\-r   yy j"'v-.- ', , .  r> ,'Mr, Carthew has the lumber, on  the ground for .the hospital annex','  ' ,       '',-.'������������������' **-.���������-:"' ���������'.'  .,.. :  -   Mr. Auld, of Yic'toria; is ' hor'eito -/* "  ; begin operations on -the eJctension   ".'.\  and-remgdelljng of S. Leiser's store.   >.*-*.  ( ' ���������' *   '      - ',     ���������-,'��������� -   /,.,- - t   (  :Mr. /, F.'. Scavardo.''has'"broken    l >i^  ground "for": the" fdundatibh *;of''a"   :"' '������\:  ^wholesale- -establishment,' corrier.of'-'^J^r'y^ *yM  , 2nd street and'"Dunsmuir'. 'Avenue/' *Av*_-%--    '.:-r'f!|  '   ��������� 'US I  -   * r *  'Xt  *-Ari  .^ i  itnr^  IB������!''*'     5' "���������'    p-     'B'  51M BnBJHr  p Ir fc iBi  LOTS 0  JUST ARRIVED  AT-  The Commissioners sat in the  ( Court House here^on the 18th and  19tb. The first witness was Mr. F-  D. Little, superin endent of the  Wellington Collieries. He stated  that the Company had not employed Chinese at Wellington ; underground, about 20 employed above  ground. Employed them at Extension at one time. Were removed as an experiment last December. Result not good financially -as expenses were increased.  Difference being nearly $1 in work  like, push'.ng, brushing, &c.    It was  ] all humbug about one white   being  1 . ...  [ equal to two Chinese at such work.  Had failed to find this to ' be the  case. Boss miner at Extension installed 90 whites in two week?*, and  had to dismiss 60 as they could not  do tbe work   and   seemed   stupj.  Number of convictions since   Jan  o  1st '98 to date, 73  whites,   11 Chi- \  nese, 5 Japs, 19 Indians.    Thought  Chine-e concealed crime.    Thought  there were plenty Chinese and Japs  here now.  (Owing to want of space the rest  of the evidence is neld over till riext  issue.)   __12������ o   Last Frida}*-, upon the departure  of the train   to   m<-et   the outgoing  boat, saw an unnsnal bustle at   the  station.     Besides  the  members of*  th* Chinese   Commission,   Misers.  CluU', Foley, and Munn. Set retary  F. J. Deane, and the official  s'eno-  grapher, there were   Me=sr"*.   Chas.  Wilson, J. Cassidy, and J.II Simp-;  son, legal gentlemen who had been  attending the sitting.    Then  came  the disagreeing jnry in the late colliery enquiry going to. Nanaimo to j  settle their   grievances   before  the  court of assize/Miss -McAlpine   returning, home fr.^m a  visit   here,  and several   other   passengers   for  pie.,sure.and on business.  .-*-��������� ��������� CI J.'Moore's'*- bargain/Saturdaysb' yy k'\ rh  are.^ec-jmiiig. a^%iture:" iii'business,. '* . ' 'yyy? .~y  xc^^y^^%y\y'iv-^i.^y?)?-sjr- , ^.v.^;. ��������� *yy  "transactions' " Kere/'r"-Mahy^eri^l-^'^^J^���������*���������*. Vi  --for cash/articles^ma'y .be purchasedf  *   70 ACREt-'ofrtin-othv a&Lclover !"  , *v   it *> ���������-���������'���������,-* -^-_  pasture, the best in B. C.,-pieuty of   '  finewater; cows'u$l;i horde's*$2������per  head per month.-' Bring-your'stock  Address, S. H, Ford, Sandwick,_ .  Mrs./furnbull, widow of1 the'-laU  George Turnbull,   was  delive'red\ot  a.daughter last  Monday  morning. ,  We understand ihe  young'mother  is doing as well as can  be expected'  under .the circumstances.'-      ���������������������������' '      !  ��������� When a41 fellow trie-a to " steal a  dog, as one of our town officials'did' ���������  the other day, he should first steal  a pair of Feck's shears or Archie's  horse clippers and shear all the  long hair off the dog at once. It is  not good policy to tie the dog up  with a pocket hanky with his own  name on either. The dog might  carry it off to his master.   ���������  Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Moore and  family have moved to Nob Hill,  Comox, for the season. We envy  Jor, though it is a little early in  the season Bert, in explaining  their early move, sa\s J'^������ wants to  be in time to gel his potato 'crop  planted Mr, Moore will diive in  to aiie d t<> his store business every  clay or so.  Last  Wednesday   afiernoon, fire  broke out in Chinatown, and before  being checked burned out the heart  of the swell thoroughfare.   'Masonic  temple, several smaller   stores, and  various and sundry   shacks met  a  fi-iyfate. .  Most of the large, .business men   saved,   their   stock and,  buildings, though with   some   loss.  The houseless are already buiiding.v  in better shape than before for protection from fire. V -  i'   ,.   -r  ."  -,   i'1  ri  ii  -'���������  THE  LANTERNS OF ST. EULALIE.  1*5*  hi  if  i  li!1  I's "  |/    "*.   *-  It  I  I's- -  mi '������ ���������   ' "-I"--   *  Ibi the October afternoon  Orange and purple and maroon  Goes quiet autumn, lamp in hand,  About tbe apple colored land  To light in every apple tree  The lantern* ol St. Kulalie.  They glimmer in thc orchard shade*  Like fiery opals Bet in jade��������� ;v  Crimson and russet and raw gold,  Yellow and green and scarlet old.  And, oh, when I am far away,  i By tozmirg reel or azure bsy,  In crowded street or hoi lagoon  Or under the strange austral moon.  When thc homesickness comes on me  For the great marshes by the sea,  The running dikes, the humming tide  And thc,dark firs on Fundy side,  In dream once more 1 shall behold,  Like spiral lights those globes of gold, ,  Hung out in every apple tree,  The lanterns of St. Eulalie!  ���������Bliss Carman in Ainslee's Magazine.  O*0-������-O*O-*'O*O*OO*O-������-O-������-0-t-O-������'0-,>O  * ���������  ? A DETECTIVE'S  REMINISCENCE.  o  6  i  o  *  o  -  6  BY M. QUAD.  COPTRIGHT, 1900,  BT C.   B. tEWIS.  O'a'0>*,O'*,0n**O'*'0,*'O 0***O***O'*'0'**O**'0**4O  When I-retired from detective work  after an experience of 1G years, the  public press and iny many friends were  ��������� ' pleased to say that I had done excellent service. On the whole, this praise  was deserved,'but-at the same time, in  - one-case. at. least, I had shown a stupidity worthy of the greenest patrol-,  man' on London's police force.    1 had  been at Scotland Yard for three^years  -when I removed my family to C_ueen  %1 street. It was to.an apartment house,  and we took the second floor. 'On4 the  floor above was a married couple named Hadan. The man, as I came to understand, .was a manufacturing -jeweler  in' a small way. ��������� The Hadans lived  very quietly and made no display, and  the, wife kept very much lo herself.  Not as a detective,-but as an occupant.  . I learned,, that' the husband was, home  only two nights per week���������that is. he  'Came home at G o'clock on two even-  .ings out'of the seven, remained over-  4 night and to breakfast and was seen  no more for'Ave days. This had,been  the programme  for a year before  I  , came tothe house, and 1 was not a bit  curious over it. '  \ ��������� At about the.timo of my removal I  was set to watch in a general way*a  'certain dealer .in bric-a-brae named  Saunders. His shop was a good three  miles from Queen street. He dealt in  all manner of art goods second hand,  Montgomery place and bad a wife and  two children. By the merest accident  I further learned that Mr. Davison was  home only three nights per week, and  I nm honest enough to confess that I  did 'not connect the circumstance with-  the domestic life of Hadan or Saunders. The reason I didn't was because 1  had not yet suspected Hadan of any-  tl) in tr aiiu"-"!������eeause 1 had no case  ��������� against the other two.  As   .'o,  r-Iadau.   living^in   the   same  ?���������*���������(>use  witli  tne.  lie cultivated  my  ac-  ������������������*ni,.in?nn'-o.  'Fie  told   me, of his  business, invited me to lunch with bim aud  ���������... o.j ������v.]pic and oi-eu as an.v man I  ever met.   On.half a dozen occasions  he invited me to drop into his'/work--  rooms   in ' case   I ��������� found   myself   near  them, and I admit I took quit-v a'liking  to him.   nis wife was more,'reserved  and. less to be seen, but yet-thc four'of  us went to^the theater occasionally ln  company, and she was agreeable if not  talkative.    Hadan   was  a ' fair   sized  man, who always shaved smooth.  His  reddish hair was scant, oiie of.his front  teeth  broken, ,and he  limped a little,  from an old accident.   Any policeman  could have picked him out of a crowd  on   a, description.   'Saunders , was   a  larger  man,  with   hair turning  gray;-  perfect teeth and side whiskers.  Davison was a smaller man than the other  two,   with   black   hair,  a   black   inus-  'tach'e and  a   prominent  wart" on chis  cheek. ���������  Hadan , had   the,  voice   of   a  woman;   Saunders   spoke   slowly  and  .with a'grow-V Davison had what might  be-termed-a fair voice.  Now,' then/for six years I knew these  1 three 0men, and^twp of them were un-  'der espionage.- I talked with them, ate  with them, drank with them and never  imbibed the'faintest idea that I was  the biggest fool in tlie world.  One day  a man who was in a machine shop not  *-far from  detective headquarters  was  killed by accident.   I  happened to be  almost the first one on hand.   I recognized him at once as the tailor, and the  , body  was  taken  home.   While doing  ,his work tbe undertaker found that the  black   hair  and   mustache   and   wart  awere all false.   This-was-a revelation  even to the wife.  The -affair was published in the papers and in less than  two days  it was  found that Hadan,  Saunders and Dav.ison were one and  the same man. He had padded his .body  to   increase   his   size' and   apparent  weight, and a .false  tooth, ^ whiskers,  mustache and a wart had done the rest.  You will say I ought to have detected  the cheat by the voice.  In an ordinary  case, yes,' but this man had made- a  study of"disguising his voice and was  doubtless   a   natural, mimic  to' begin  with.   I never caught a' tone to make  me suspect.--  You will say that1'a good detective  ought to penetrate synch shallow disguises as false whiskers." In answer  to that let me "say that whiskers or  mustache'can be made to look so genuine that no living mam can detect the  cheat. The wart v;,ns a new dodge and  one 1 was not up to. It was so well  done that I had seen the man prick it  with a pin and cringe a little as he did  it. I should have felt bad enough at  being fooled even  had thero been no  "'Why. Diess me. no!' But.- since you  mention it, 1 thought the cream that I  poured in my coffee seemed to have  been stirred round, and you notice my  spoon lies here beside my cup."  ,,  ���������Mr.. Crawford  afterward,, explained  that he had become so accustomed to  .earthquakes in  Italy that he... seldom  paid auy attention  to them and that"  "not   Infrequently   they,   would   occur,  without his notice., . ,- '  Hits  Appearance  Agalna--  Him.  '"Could you do somethin fer a pore  ole sailorV" said the wanderer at the  to*1 'A ��������� . ���������    '  "Pore ole sailor?" echoed the lady at  the tub., ��������� < ' '  "Yes'ro.    1   follored  the  wotter  fer  20 years." ,      .    t  - ������������������Well." said the lady at the tub. after  a critical look, "you certainly don't look  ns if you'd ever ketched up with it,"  and resumed her Delsartean exercises  of detergence.��������� Indianapolis Press.  for  '   A* the Otlier Fellow Saw It.  Jack���������What   reason   have   you  wanting to marry Miss Willing?   ..  Tom���������I love her.  ���������Jack���������Pshaw!     That's - no    reason.  That's j*n excuse���������Chicago News.  ><$>--<8>--4>~������$4���������<������������������������<8>���������  WE HAD A GLASS OF ALE  AND A   PIPT*: TO-  GETHT.K.  and it had been pretty well established  that he bought goods without asking  any questions. In 'watching him I assumed another identity and became a  customer. We came to be on quite  friendly terms, and I flattered myself  that be had not the slightest suspicion  of the part I was playing. At one  time and another I was the means of  . enabling a number of householders to  recover stolen goods Saunders had  bought, but the man always evaded tlie  law. I got to know that- lie lived in  Jane street, only a few blocks away,  where he had a wife -and one child.  One of our men occupied a room iu the  same house, and in a casual way he  had learned that Saunders was home  only two nights per week. Fie came  and went as did ray neighbor Hadan.  A year after I' began' watching the  bric-a-brac shop there Were complaints!  made about, a certain merchant tailor  named Davison. lie was making suits  to order so cheap that other tailors declared the goods must be stolen. As a  matter of fact ���������several bolts of cloth  stolen from a tailcr in a town 50 miles  away were found in his shop, but he  proved himself clear of the law by a  narrow margin. 1 became a customer  and an acquaintance. I brought customers to him. as I had to Saunders.  There w*ere many times when we had  a glass of ale and a pipe together, and  from the very outset 1 used my best  efforts to get ou to his little game.  Tie continued to make suits to order-  far cheaper than his rivals, but though  his shop was searched again and again  no more suspicious goods were found.  Davison was full of talk and seemed  to be without suspicion, but I got no  information froin him to help iny case.  I . early  ascertained   that  he  lived   in  case in it, but there was a case. The  silversmith was a "fence" for thieves,  tho bric-a-brae man was another, and  the tailor was a third. lie was married to three different women; he lived  in three different parts of the city: he  carried ou three occupations; he repre-'  sented three different mon. All this  he did successfully for six or seven  years and but for the fatal'accident  might have gone on for - years more.  During his career he had made a fortune, and never a person had suspected tlie disguises. It seems as if a wife  should have detected them, but the  three did not, or at least so claimed.  He divided his time' between them,  passed as a respectable member of society, and they accepted his excuses for  his absence without question. In each  case he told his wives that he traveled  so many days per week, and ,in each  case he left the house and returned to  it with hand baggage. Yes; I was made  a fool of; but. fortunately. I was the  only one who knew it. and 1 may give  the fact away now without my identity  being suspected. It would have added  more glory to my record to have caught  up the sly rascal, but now and then  the sharpest of our profession are outwitted, and if I made a stupid blunder  in the one ease I have offset it a dozen  times over in making a success of others.    '        *  _Sartlicinnl.es Didn't Disturb Him.  \In the winter of 1899 .Marion Crawford was in San Francisco on a lecture  tour under Major Pond of New York,  who related the following incident: It  was during his sojourn in the city that  San Francisco was visited by a rather  severe earthquake. The novelist was  stopping at the Palace hotel. Many of  the guests had never experienced such  a-tremor' It was shortly before midnight, and many were in their rooms  asleep. In a few seconds there were  the greatest consternation and terror.  The halls were filled with excited men  aud women, and. for awhile a panic  was imminent. . After quiet had been  restored Mr. Crawford was discovered  in tlie cafe by an excited friend. He  was sitting at a table eating and reading a paper. His friend rushed up to  him and in breathless excitement exclaimed. "Did you feel it?"  ���������'Feel what?" asked Mr. Crawford.  "The earthquake."  "I wonder, Thaddeus," said my swife  doubtfully, giving me a searchlight  look, "if ypu could get your own dinner  tonight. I want1 to" go to a meeting of  the Suffrage club, and the maid'is going out." \ - . ~     v  Now, it has always seemed to me  that the more a' man asserts his independence the better. ' I , felt, pretty  doubtful about .that , dinner, -but ��������� I  wasn't going to,Jet Maria know-.I had'  any qualms. I remembered, too, I had  managed well at bachelor housekeep-;  ing for" a few -weeks. I had everything  convenient; never made the beds because it ,was so well to let them air  thoroughly, and because I believed In  consolidation and that in union there  is/strength I did not wash my dishes,  but let them collect and the day before  my mother returned,put them.in a tub  and turned the hose on them. '  "The success of.this venture' en.bo.d-'  ened ine to try again, but-for reasons  best known to. my owii, soul 1 did not  tell Maria. I simply, said I could manage and would really enjoy the novel'  performance of getting my own dinner  and that it would by no "meansv prove  fatal. I resolved two things firmly���������  that I should have a good dinner irrespective of the- germ theory, microbes  and bacilli and that the dinner should  be at G o'clock promptly. This not having meals on time. I felt, was all nonsense, and while Maria was away was  surely tho time to indulge in microbes,  for she feared them so she had given *  me*4 a restricted diet. That day I left  the office at 4 o'clock. I had been thinking at intervals during the day what I  should have for that dinner.- Iceven  meditated corned beef, cabbage, mince  pie and doughnuts. All of them I would  make myself afteiM left tbe oltlce.  I procured on the way home the  necessary supplies. An alluring display met my eyes. I wont into the  market and purchased a nice plate  piece of corned beef. I was about to  tell the butcher I would carry it with  me for my G o'clock dinner when the  butcher, who knew me pretty well,  assured me that the corned beef had  to boil a number of hours to be done.  In the reaction which followed this announcement I remembered "that he  could send it for ihe next day; I had  meant that all along," and I hastily  purchased some oysters and lamb  chops. "1 will have oyster soup for  the first course." said 1 to myself, "and  chops and tomatoes for the second. If  that won't be good, I don't know what  will."  It was 5 o'clock when I gotrhome.  It was so lonely without Maria that 1  thought I had better start, the dinner  at once; besides, I wanted that meal  at G o'clock sharp: Maria had about  bothered the life out of me by not  having meals ,on time.. 1 lighted  the burners on the gas stove, and I  decided to make biscuit, mince pie  and doughnuts, besides cooking the  oysters and tlie meat. By 5:30 1 was  just enjoying the thing. I had the milk  for the oysters contentedly boiling on'  one of the burners, and the others had  been blazing for some time, all ready  for use when wanted. The first thing  I did: was to find a cookbook.  I ran down the index through pumpkin, lemon, carrot, custard, until I got  to mince pie. This I read carefully.  Then I sadly closed the book. Mince  pie required cold meat, apples and a  thousand other things and could not  be made in an impromptu manner,  and at G 1 must have that dinner. I  felt distressed, but there.were still the  doughnuts. 1 was just in the midst  of discovering it would take at least  a good two Hours to make doughnuts  whon, by thunder, didn't that milk  boil over! I felt like going through the  whole litany. 1 rushed to the stove,  seized my clean handkerchief and had  Just made up my mind that the milk  must be done enough for, the, oysters  when 1 discovered the handkerchief  was done also.  The crisis being past. I decided ,to  make my biscuit. 1 thought this time  I would not consult tbe cookbook, for  it' was getting along toward 6, and it  took-too ' long to' hunt up recipes. 1  put a, great deal of flour in a small  bowl, dumped in some water, arid proceeded to mold . it all into . shape aa  I had seen Maria, often do., In the  interim I talked to myself.   ' ..  "1 know all about this." I said with  pride." "you just' stir until It gets the  consistency of cream, put In a pinch  of salt and flavor to taste."- That's  what they always 6ay. lhave read It  hundreds of times. 1 can't fail. \ I  shall just slap them into a tin pan and  put them'In the oven." 1 felt'Ir was  succeeding so weM that 1 actually began to bum, "when suddenly It occurred  to. me to wonder ,lf one greased the  tins. < "When In doubt, don't grease"  I said to myself, and I quickly-decorated tbe pans with dabs of dough.  Five minutes later 1 had a sickening  feeling, ��������� for Maria' had never told me  about .the oven.    1 felt sure, however/  that, being a man. 1 would understand  any   such   mechanical   contrivance'' as  a gas; stove,   i wondered what' under  the sun , possessed the  Inventor' of a  gas stove to,'put the oven down near  the floor,    lam rather a portly man,  and   getting  down   on   my   knees  lo  .cok Into that .old' oven wasn't an easy  '] .thing.. returned on the-gas and went  'for the ���������������������������match]''   When < I * came 'back  and crawled on, my hands and knees  ;to  light cthe ���������>jet���������great , heavens!���������an  explosion occurred that /sent ,me half  across the room.    In the, middle of it  all I''heard that infernal-milk boiling  over again.   "       .        .    '    \ <        -y   r  The    greatest "' of    natures,    when  aroused^ sometimes become terrible.'  . I felt murderous."   I also felt desperate.   I* gradually approached that oven  again assumed the attitude of prayer  and put those biscuits in with a'slam.  I was perspiring all over.  ,1 took, off  my tie and collar and looked at my  watch.  < It was 6:30.    I -was to have?  dinner at G, and the tomatoes were not  touched  yet!    1/wiped  them  off, ,gojt  the butcher\knife' and  began to ��������� peel  them, .for  1 reflected  Iliad 'no  time  to.waste in cooking -them/  I would cat those microbes alive.  Life'at this,crisis seemed of little worth*  anyway. I had.read somewhere-that  tomatoes should be skinned, uot peeled^;  but the more <l~ /"tried to skin ?those  pesky .things tho more the insides came  too.- A" terrible expression .came over  my'face. 1 did not know but'my'usually4 kind disposition was* ruined''for  life, but I felt sure of the'biscuits arid  the oyster soup���������what remained of it.  Then I put the chops on the fire. It  was about 7. The chops immediately  started to see~ if tiiey could not beat  tbe soup and sputtered and blazed to  such "an extent that I felt desperate. I  was watching them every moment  when I thought aloud: "By Jove, there  are the biscuits! Perhaps I had better  look at them." They were, all there,  but somehow they - looked dejected.  While I was finding.out from the cookbook (which I immediately consulted)  that 1.ought to have put baking powder in tbem the smell of burned flesh  made me rush to the stove, only to find  nay choys black ancl beyond rescue. I  felt myself an unfortunate man. I began to mumble incoherently,to myself,  and I feared that it was all going to  work upon my brain. .With the astuteness that, characterizes me as distinguished from my fellow men I gave up  all"efforts. At this moment, because  all hope "was lost and I was on the lookout for misfortunes, I cried out. "Blamed if 1 haven't forgotten the potatoes!"  I had the look of one of'the early  Christian martyrs. They, too/had,suffered and loved,and lost. Even the invectives I had used were not sulphurous enough.  I went out into the shed and brought  back a pail. Into that I scraped tho  soup carefully. Next I dumped in tho  biscuit. Then 1 gently put the tomatoes ancl chops on top. This accomplished, I passed hurriedly out into the  back yard, stopping only to get a shovel out of the wood shed. 1 dug a hole  and tossed the whole thing in. Then I  meekly returned to the house and regaled myself on some bread and butter  which I found in the pantry. . Just,as  I was doing this the clock struck 8.  and Maria came home.  "Hello, dear!" I cried, for I .was determined to forestall any remarks.  "I've been terribly busy, detained at  the office] and just got home."  "Oh, Thaddeus!" said Maria regretfully. "And you have been without  your dinner! I never should have left  you if"���������  By this time Maria had seen the  kitchen.  '.'Maria," said I solemnly, for I saw  her pause, "you have been invited to  join ,a club for tbe subjugation of husbands. You needn't join. I am subju-  gated*already. You women are always  talking of 'our sphere.' Encroach on  man's sphere if you will, but for heaven's sake don't ask me again to encroach on yours!"���������New York Herald.  FALCON  ISLAND REAPPEARS  The Little Pacific Island Which Disappeared Comei Aeain. Into  View.  .Falcon   island,  which, early, in  1S92-  was reported to have completely disap- -  peared  beneath the'waves of the'Pacific', is again showing its flat surface '-  above - the ��������� water.    The lifer history-of   <  this speck of  land   has been  unusual'  and interesting.   A cable dispatch" from,1-  Europe printed Iu April last year said '  that after a brief life of 14 years Fal-   -  con" island,had ceased to exist.    It was  thought that no trace of it would, ever -  ,bu seen again.    But  Mr.   Vossion.' the  .consul general of France in','the Tonga  group,   announces   that   Commandant  Ravenhill of the cruiser "Porpoise has.  returned to those islands from .a cruise  in the Pacific witb the news of the re-''  emergence of Falcon island.   Tie says  that the highest part of the island4 is  now about 1G feet above sea level.   -  The' island  was  formed  by a. great '  volcanic eruption at the bottom of the s  sea in  1SS5. " It took' the  waves and  storms of the, ocean  14 years entirely  to ohliteratc.it.    Mr. J. J.  Lister, who  visited the island a short time' before it  disappeared, said, that'it was rapidly"1  being torn to ��������� pieces by the' action of t-  the, waves. ,. Unless  a   fresh   volcanic <>-  outburst .occurred he thouglit it would  soon, disappear. ��������� His' prediction came '  true,  and  a, steamer, that'"visited /the '  place about the begirining-of-last'year ���������'  reported that uot a '.trace' of it was to  ,'be found above the water level.     -, '  * The Island was built up" in the neighborhood of the Tonga group, about '3"������'  miles  from  the Island  of Tofooa.     A '  .submarine   volcano, had 'reared   from  .the bottom or the oc^an a triighty mass,,  of ejecta, and on this; foundation rested./  the outpourings which rose above the -' ,  water.'   Tbe .island   consisted;, of two" ''.  .distinct .parts.    One of them was a hill  of gentle slope and .wide base,' whose- ���������*  height was lriS1/. feet.   On'brie, side the    .  hill  ended   abruptly   in, a  cliff   whose 0%  base was washed, by the sea-at high  water.    The other" part of the ^island  was a flat, extending^away from the  base of the hill in a northerly direction'  and only 10.to-12 feet above the high  tide level..  The" whole bit of land was'  just   a   bare,* browr.   l.e������.p - of   ashes  around .which  the greatr rollers broUe  nnd   swept   up'  the. black- .shores . in  sheets of foam.   The island^was' entirely , destitute/ofi vegetation ��������� save,* for,  a half 'dozen. seedling_ plants Moat -had"  found lodgment .there./ '.' . *     "'] '��������� A  .Itiwill,uot be.strange If the Island is   ���������  torn- to'pieces- and   again   disappears-'-'-'  "fi^om, view' within a' very few' years. Its   .  reappearance now  is' doubtless due' to  ������������������.'  another, volcanic,   eruption/  ^Volcanic.   ,,  ��������� islands seldom endure many'years uri  less they' are so, large or so well protected   against  the  sea  that  there  is  time for them to become covered with  dense    masses   of    vegetation    before  'ocean  storms  have au  opportunity .to  tear them to pieces.���������New York' Sun.  \  I  I  ,"'1]  r.litnld Air to Supply Power.  The latest device tor economizing'  fuel in steam furnaces- has been,  brought forward in association with  the name of Professor" Llnde, well  known as tbe first man to put the industry of refrigeration���������otherwise cold  storage^���������on a commercial basis. Professor Linde, as is well known, has  lately been giving his attention to the  industrial production ol liquid air. in  which he bas been fairly successful.  The liquid air can be supplied lu any '  required quantit**. but the uses to  which it can be profitably applied have  not developed in the same proportion.  Professor Linde now proposes to em:  ploy liquid air in conjunction with coke  or inferior fuel' in steam boiler furnaces. It- is stated that after giving  off the nitrogen a gas remains that  consists o-f HO per ceut of oxygen that  can be profitably used in boiler furnaces nt tbe present high price of fuel.  I/i-dcy tlie Boss Was Ont.  "Is the boss in?" asked the stranger,  entering the drug store.  "No," replied the absentminded clerk,  "but we have something just as good."  ���������Yonkei's Statesman.  Jim   Flak's  Flug-Mliip.  "Stripped of her ornaments and bereft of her old time splendor," says tbe  Providence .lournal. "the oncp magnificent, new. stanch, commodious and palatial steamer Providence, flagship of  Jim Fisk's fleet and one of the queens  of the sound.now lies at..the Lonsdale  wharf, to be the home of rats arid  slowly rot away. , The old steamboat  came Into this port the other day and  .'made her last dock. Unable to compete with the latter day floating hotels  that float so fast over the green waters  between Long Island and the Connecticut shore, the old Providence has  crawled off to die, and her last days  will be s^ent iu this city/that gave her  her nam*4."  In His Line.  "Tupper. who keeps, that hp.:r store  on the corner: says the. business seems  to be the development of his youthful  tendencies."  "How does that happen?"  "Why,   he  says ,he   remembers ��������� that  when he was a little boy in school he  used  to go out,arid "g"*4.4switches  for  the teacher."���������Philadelphia Bulletin.  J]  I  1':  I'.'  "A  Lofty  Gt-Bitis.  1 "T am afraid," said---Air. Storriiington  Barnes, ���������"that the public of-today does  not appreciate high art.'*  "Doesn't eh!" responded the blunt citizen. "You jest git up in a trapeze and  do a few spins like'the .'feller that was  here with' the circus, nn you'll see  whether we don'* ���������>-*j,',i'ei,ite high  or'uot."-  art  ���������it  -,"-'i"-'p'ty.-'ii'';v--->-'i'~^ *   ;  THE CUMBERLAND MWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  BRITOr**.* AND BOER.,  i General Buller can' point to the present . conditions  in ., South  Africa  to  corroborate his  declaration  that.he  had  a  hard    time    down    there.���������Iiidianapolis'  News. .    , ,     ,        , -  /Every once in n-vhile something happens which causes one to wonder why  emotional persons do- uot pass lesolu-  ti(>ns'1syn-pathizi*-'g with the British rather than the Boers.���������Chicago Record.  , A revolt on the partiof the Cape'Dutch  at'the present time would 'be a more serious matter to England,.than if-it had  occurred a year ago. Have Kitchener's  methods brought on this'danger'.���������������������������Pittsburg Dispatch. ��������� ���������  ,In distance and direction it, is as if De  "Wet had, moved < ifrom Buffalo ��������� to the'  Shenandoah valley, in'* Virginia, arid w-.b  now headed for Hurrisburg after escaping his foes on the Potomac at "Harper's  Ferry.���������Philadelphia Press.        ,   / \ '  Lord'Salisbury soys the war in.South  Africa must continue until tht- burghers  are whipped. ��������� Mr. "Kruger says it must  continue until bis people,get .their rights.  Both sides being willitig. there is no up/  'parent reason ���������'jv'tlic* right should uot  ko on". . ��������� , '.   < . ,  Th- Paralysf* of Feftr.  She saw the danger coming, ami -lie gave a little  As,  filled  with  apprehenslofls grave, she tried 'to  turn and fly;       u ,,  But,  though she did'her  beat to run.  she  found  that _he could not;   '  Though terror bade her hasten, she was rooted to  - , the spot. ' &  t  l ' 4 -  And bo she gave up trying, for whatever was-th*  'use? , '  No matter what might happen she had surely an  excuse.       ,   ,     -"* ,    . ''  She itood quite still and closed her eyes? and almost held her breath, ' ,  Like some unfeeling Stoic calmly waiting  lor his  -CHth. ,.' " ''    ,  {hen  all   at  once   it   happened,   and  she   opened  wide her eyes ���������'   ���������' "  -  And, blushing, gazed to right and left in innocent'  ^'        surprise. ; . <*-'  "Oh, Mr. Spoons," ������he faltered, while she let hei  ���������    lashes fall,      . r ,  "I  didn't  see. that  horrid  sprig  of-mistletoe- at  ���������11!" o    ,  . ������������������William Dunbar Vincent in Bronklvn Life.  /'  te  .We believe MINARD'S LINIMENT is  ��������� tbe beat. ���������";- i  '   Matthias Foley, * Oil" City,  Onty  ' Joseph, Snow, Norway, Me.  ,.'Kev: K.   O.   Armstrong,    Mulgrave,  , Chas*. Wootten, ..Mulgrave, N.S.  -Pierre 'Landry,, senr.',    Pokemouche,  n.;b.- ."./'",;,   * ������ \ *'.    ���������' t   , t "  .' ._E_io_nas Wasson,^Sheffield,, N.B. ...  A CASE OP SCIATICA WHICH RE  FUSED TO YIELD TO THEIR  TREATMENT.    ���������  ���������"..  The Patient Spent Nearly Three Months  in a Hospital "Without Getting Rellaf  ���������Dr. WilllamR* -fink Pills Restores  Him' to Health and Strength.  '���������  '���������  ��������� ���������  '��������� '  ���������  O  e  c  ��������� '  ��������� .  O  o  ���������.  '���������  0  CURE���������NO  Dr. McLaughlin's Electric .Belt is Sold oh This Basis to Men and Women  Everywhere.    Not a Cent to be Paid Until the  Cure is Complete.        ,    ,  . The  Dr.   McLaughJin  Electric Belt is the only remedy in the world which can be sold on. such  T ,'a" plan. - !It i's the, only ,newer-.ailing .cure for "Rheumatism, Lame Back, Nervousness, General    De-  ,  . '  "-" -*-"���������",,       'r '". \ bility,    Loss    of    Power-   in    young/  Middle-aged,    and   -Old    Men.    Vari-  M6cele,-     Weak    Back, J and    Kidneys,  Drains of Vitality,    Wasted r Energy,  Sleepless ness.  Pains  in Head,  Back,  -���������    Chest,   Shoulders  and Limbs,' Female   -  Weakness,   Bearing Down Pain:,     ai-d ���������  U all those ailments from which women ',  suffer.    It cures after  -ill of.h<'i* remo-  (Jit'f-  have failed.    Why? ,'Because  ic  restores     nerve' Kfa    animal   vitality,  , v/armth and vigor-io all  wca'i parts.  It makes them   ' strong,  itf restores  '   them to what nature intended them,  .health,  vitality; and you know,  dear1  reader,  if each organ of the. body" , is  strong, and   acts  vigorously'you  will,  be in perfect health.    <  Any miiu or' Woman 'who will   secure   '  ine can hnve my appliance and '  :e.A_"5r   ~w  -BUST    ;OTJ!R-_E3.1D  :  "THE PEDAGOGUE.  ���������, The,. late Chief Justice, Faircloth of  North "Carolina bequeathed ,,$20,000 ' to,  the Baptist'Female-university of Raleigli.  1 President David Starr, Jordan of Le���������-  land Stanford. Jr.', university,says he believes thatsince-the higher education, has  become "so"widespread the future of this  .country lies"'more with the .universities  than with any other power. ��������� . -   ,  _ ^Professor,,Cornelius   Tiele  of   Leyelen  university- ori^the occasion,of his seventieth birthday anniversary .the other day  received congratulations from all,parts of  the". worldl ���������' especially ~ from. England.}  where he is known.by his Gift'ord lectures  in Edinburgh.    \ '"'���������;-.   '   -  Thomas' ,C. * Mendenhall,   president- * of  11'"  the Worcester (Mass.;  Polytechnic insti-  (- ,;tate,';has tendered his Resignation," toM alee,  '.effect July. 1.    Ppor" health .isT the cause  "assigned.'  Dr.'Mendenhall was formerly  v" superintendent.of the United States coast  and geodetic survey.-  L-S.  |<?������  THE.CYNIC.  The ;only Use" some people have, for  friends is to make servants of theui.* -  Doors  that  refused   to ��������� stay  open   last  August are now refusing to^str.y shut.  :     You1 talk a great deal about the importance of truth.   Do you know the truth  about yourself?  In some families of girls it'seems to be  agreed that certain ones shall work while  others play tbe lady.  -  When a visitor announces that he is  only stopping over between trains, his  host at once becomes more cordial.  "Strong" face^applied to a man means  the same as "sweet" face when applied  to a woman���������an absence^of good looks:  The average girl thinks that getting a  letter with a sealing wax stamp and an  initial on it is next to getting- a letter  bearing a coat ot������ arms.  We have noticed that,kidnapers never  carry off a married man. Probably they  realize^that no ono would give a quarter  to have a married man brought back.���������  Atchison Globe.  Poetry ������ In ���������"-lode.  "Sora^tlnios I tliinl: I'll take a day off  and become ji great poet." --.4iifi the corn  fed pbilosopLior. ��������� ���������*TI_i' recipe seems  simple enough. AU a man mvd do is  to writ*-* souM-thing" no (-ne- knfiws anything about in a style that nobody ���������"������������������in  undt'i'Kt.'iud " ���������lndinii;)i>niiN Pr-^ss  (. For upwards .of a' quarter',of a cea-  tury,'f Mr'.   Geo.-.'McLean ,has  been    a  resident of' the^ town of Thp'rold.  He  is"'foreman in ,tho   lumber, yards "lof  McCleary   &  McLean, ,' and  is< known  hot,only to the citizens of'the town,  but by inost'af the inhabitants'of-the  adjoining region as, well.      Many, of  Mr.  McLean's- friends know   - that he  was  afflicted with' a severe type' of  sciatica, and' know "also that he has  been 'released, from the pangs of that  excruciating   troubdei.    Believing ,. that  his story, would bo of  public ' interest,  a  reporter  called  on  him  abd  asired  him to wliat    agency-he    attributed  his  fortunate release from, pain'.'  __Tr.  McLean's  " unhesitating    reply "was:  _"Dr.  WilLiams-V Pink ,- Pills, ,   and     1  never hesitate to say-so either." "M<*.  McLean .continued:      "I was afflicted  with sciatica for a number of years.  Thc most severe attack occurred several years ago," when I-.was ccmuned  to my bed for several months. I suffered horribly, with the trouble .-.and  the only relief I could' get was from-  morphine,, either  in' tablets  or ^bypo-  dermically injected. * I-could .not-put  my left foot  on 'tho^ground, without  u'nclergoing .-intense   agony.' ���������' I"'i-wai  treated .by physicians; 0 and    at-    the  hospital in lSt.'; Catharines,- to .which  institution I-had to be ',tak-*n cm   "a4  stretcher/-   I--was in     the    hospital'  nearly\three months, but without being    -cvired.   Then   I returned  ��������� home  very , much discouraged.  I next1 tried  electricity,  but it liad no  perceptible  effect.'  I also "tried a number of advertised medicines,  but with no  better results., Finally I was  urged    to  try  Br.  Williams'  Pink Pills,  and as  I was willing to  try anything    .that  seemed ,to offer hope of a cure I got  several  boxes-.    I had been using  the  pills  nearly a month before I   founel  much relief, but from that day on my  recovery   was     rapid,     and     in     thc  course  of  a  few   months     I was  as  Xell as over I had been.    I am now  a strong, healthy man,  and although  I  have  since  endured much  exposure  I have had no return of the trouble,  and  feel that my cure is permanent.  Dr.  "Williams'     Pink   Pills     certamly  proved" a  blessing in my case,  and I  shall praise them    when opportunity  offers." '  Rheumatism, sciatica, neuralgia,  partial paralysis, locomotor ataxia,  n?rvous headache, nervous prostration, and eliseases depending, upon"  humors in the blood, such as scrofula, chronic erysipelas, .etc., all disappear before a fair treatment ' with  Dr.v Williams' ,Pink Pills. They give  a healthy glow to pale and sallow  complexions. Sold by all dealers  and post paid at 50c a. box or '-ix  boxes for " S2.:"50 by addressing thc  Br.Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont. Oo not be persuaded to take  some  substitute.  ��������� <��������� Are you sick?. Are you in pain? ^Are you, tired'of doctaring without result-? Then come to me  or write to me. i I am the only ,man' in the world who has confidenco'enough in'his remedy to wait"'  -for his pay until you are cured. (I know what. I can.do, and asyou do not, you can try, it first, and  1 /will wait'for-my pay until you, are cured. I have cured 50,000 people-in the last twenty, years; and  though I can't cure every case, I am-willing to stand-the loss where T fail. So come a'hdj try it now.  Y ou have nothing',/ to lose.    -- , -    , "    ,t .    ' ��������� ,^' ,_   *' _ -  , Pgive a free test to all who call.    If, you can't, call I will send you iny'beautiful illustrated, book  with full information- free.    Call' or .write now.   Don'tr'cleaJy.'- '  "130 Yonge St., TORONTO, Ont.  OFFICE HO.URS-9 a.m. to" 8:30 p.m  Dr. M. B. McLaughlin,  4  ��������� '  <>,,  ^r  '--!*.-  *  Careful Inquiries made In Polynesian  Jslands.Jn New ("uiiiea and west'Africa Indicate that typhoid fever does not  occur in tl*os<������, regions, but seems to be  a byproduct of .civilization. ,   -  j. A twentiPtb of Scotland's area is for4  est land, soven-renths Is mountain,  heath nnd hike and only ouequarter  cultivated land." ���������' \\ ' '  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  by local applications, as they cannot reach the  diseased portion of the ear. There is only one  -way to cure deafness, and'that is by constitutional remedies Deafness is, caused by an, in-  fl-imed condition of 'the"mucous" lining of the  (Eustachian tube. ������ When this tube gets inflamed'you have a rumbling sound or imperfect  hearing, and when it is entirely closed deafness  is the result, and unless the inflammation can  be taken out and this .tube' restored to its normal condition, hearing: will be. destroyed forever; nine cases .out=of ten are caused by car  tnrrh,-which is .nothing but au inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces.' ��������� - '  We will-give One4 Hundred Dollars for any  case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that can  not be.cured by Hall's Catata-h Cure. Send for  circulars, free..' ������������������ ..     ,. ,..-  -     . . . F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by Druggists, 75c.  Hall's Family Pills are'thc best.  IGHT'S  SEASE  is the deadliest and most  painful malady to which  mankind is subject. Dodd's  Kidney Pills will cure any  case of Bright's Disease.  They have never failed' in  one single case. They are  the only remedy that ever  has curedit, and they are  the only remedy that can.  There are imitations of  Dodd's Kidney Pillsr���������pill,  box and iiam'e-���������but imitations are dangerous. The  original and onl)-- g-eriuine  cure for Bright's Disease is  Dodd's Kidney Pills are  fifty cents a box at all  druggists.  Her  Weddlns   "Tower.",  An accommodation tram ou a distant railroad was dr:i._.^iug a inn jr. when  a ���������(���������ng. lean and billow, woman, in what  appeared to he sulahied'" bridal lincry.  leaned across Uuv aisle of tin.4 rax- nnd  said seriously to a lady sitting.upposite  her:   '.  "Dear me*    It's ;i kind of a 'solemn  thing   to   be   rraveliu   with   two   husbands, now. ain't it?"  '���������.���������"I dp not know what you mean," replied the lady.  "Oh. n-ebbe not.,.:'vv_ll. you see. my  first, husband died 'bout a .year ago an  was buried over in Patrick county,  an last week 1 was ������������������married a-jr'in. an  me an my second husband have lu-en  over iu-Patrick county on a little-, w.ed-  din tower, un l .-thought MM kind of  like to have ray first hnsbaud buried  in the graveyard niglr.where- I'm "-;oin  to live tiow, ,;*n my, second husband  was williu. so. we ttik my lirst husband up, au he'.4" iu the.bagjjaKe car  along witb'our 01 her things. My second husband i's st-t tin out on tbe  platform takin a smoke, an I . been  sett in here thinkin how solemn it is  to go on a weddin tower with two  busbands. It's a tumble solemn piece  of bizuess when you come to think  of it."���������Laurence Lee in' Lippiucott's  Magaziae.  He Vn������  Rls.bt.   .  .'��������� * Mr. Newly wed���������I actually- believe  you like my pet poodle better than  ycu do me:  Mrs, Newiywed���������Nonsense. George!  You know I would do as much ,for you  as I would for the dog.���������Ohio State  Journal. ������������������   A Commercial Aspect.  "Leeland made' me feel foolish when  he proposed to me last night."  "Got on Ins knees and delivered -a  prepared oration?"  "No; ho went about it in such a business waj' thar I couldn't tell for awhile  ���������whether he wanted me t* be his wife  or his confidential clerk." ��������� Denver  News.  Brass Band  In.trumentei, Drama, Uniforms, Kto.  EVERY TOWN  CAN HAVE A  BAND.  Lowest prices ever (-"noted. Fine catalogue  GO. Illustrations mAiled free. "Write as for _.n*r  thixu. in SKaslo or Musical Instrument..  Whaley Eoyce & Co.,Tor^^;St.  ��������� ***���������������m^+m   ������ *w  WANTED!  Dealers and other9 to aend  nt onco for our printed price  list of second-hand Bicycles. All  kinds: nil in good condition. Trices  away down. Special discount to  dealers. Must clear at. once. _.un> !  Andre Arms & Cycle Co , 19.. Tins tie  St., Winnipeg. Suc-js *ors to Ilys--  rr- Brothers.  WHEELER & WILSON sewing machines  Rapidity.... Savp. about one clay in three.  Quietness nnddurabillt}' without noise or wear,  f ���������'���������nernl utility.    Host for all kind'" of work.  --I'! Porwige Ave, Winnipeg.  A   NEW   CREAM  SEPARATOR.  Not an out-of-date article, but ub.blulcl>  the most serviceable, durable.- light running  and perfect skimmer. 116 page Catalogue  mailed free on application. "Agents wanted  in every district.    Apply at once.  Shipments of Freeh butter wanted.  206 Pacific Avenue,  AVIKKll'lfiG.  Wm. Scott,  BISSTRAWBEHRSES  150 Plants post paid for $1.   Send for list-    .  _\*. E. MAILOKY, lil.J_NHEI"Vl, ONT.  W. K". U. 313.  "WINNIPEG    CITY."  WALTER   SUCKLING   &   CO.,  Raal Estate Agents and Managers  Deal in city property exclusively. Manage  over 500 lenants. Money lo Joan on -avoidable terms.   Fifteen year.' experience.  ���������*4vsri-*sr_*Nri_?EC_f;,  i^lj^ist.  -���������'1.lave noticed."-" fsnid,the social phl-  losopber, "tbat people wlio grosslp about  their-neighbors are the people who are  always fretting because ,tbey Imagine  they are being tol.'4"' _t"*"Ut b*** tb**,j  neighbors."- ' -        ..-"���������*  It Is safer to marry a thrifty woman  witb only. 15, cents than It Is'to wed n  vain   belle   with   ^ 15,000.��������� Galvestou  ', ^A^Qulot  Game. ,  GayboyV-Smoke up. sinoke up..old man"  ..Old Sport���������Why. tho room's,hlnc now:!  <   Gayboy���������Exactly.    No daiwr of,.\vifi'y  coming in If -we can keep it blu'e^���������Ouic  State Journal.       ' ��������� .  -      *  -3<t  y%  Minard's Liniment Cnres Distemner.  /  .. HI11 Idea. .    ,.      -.  .'r*"Wbat   is" the   idea   of 'amending  the  boxing law?" '   /'      ',.',-  "���������������������������'Wby^-as I understand it. we want an  antiboxing law that won't prevent .prize-"  Qjllitingf.'"'���������Puck.," ,���������     " "'     J ���������*  Mlnarl'. LMment Curss Garaet la Cows.  , A married man's idea of a" -good.  time' is doing the things his wife objects to.'������ " .   ,     '  linaifs Limmeut Curb DipWeriL  1 -������������������ ��������� *���������        - - t  -^    ^ y ' *       *        j  ,   Larger. Not Smaller.   , ������   t  "Ah." said the sympathetic man,. "I  ^.sce you have contracted a cold." ' -  ���������'���������  * .  ?"No," answered the, man' who strives  . tp jbe accurate, even amid'.suffering, "I.  have expanded'it.'*���������Washington Star.    -  Mmard's' Liniment Cores Colls, Etc. >  -,��������� K-  '    <���������  ''"- ������-v'-l  -      .<1"? I  1  " ;^ I  '.V-  GaiilnB's Ca������chln(f.  "YouVcall-hiui a powerful orator?.  Why. when"-he spoke.pf the abyss'that"  confronts our nation the people*.yawn-  :,ed!-"'   ','.  ���������    *"'1     '���������';*���������','    ������������������    '-y-.  " ������������������'Certainly.\������ He made the ��������� peopleiac-.  ;tuallyr see the' abyss, yawn,' and " you l  know   how ' Infeetious' yawning" Is".V���������  Detroit Journal.       ' '    '   -  "__y I  '?'' '������4\  , --*. ,-.') I  r ij;.. ?  .-���������**��������� 'V".;!  Ceylon and India Tea  GREEN OR  BLACK-  IS     .PTJ.R.E]     -.T-EJL.  "Pure tea calms, restores and cheers those in distress.'-''  IDTtXl^T^Z   IT.  A free sample of delicious SALADA Tea sent orireceipt of  postal mentioning which you drink���������Black, Mixed or Green  Tea.    Address "SALADA," Toronto or Montreal.     *  The Berliner  Price  $15.00  including  a 16 inch horn,  3 records  and  concert sound bor.  Gramophone  Tlie Talking machine that talks���������sings���������plnyi every instrument���������reproduces Sousa's  Baud���������Negro Minstrels���������nirinjj orchestras or church choirs,  The Herliner Craui-o-phonc is louder, cleaier, sweeter and simpler than any other  Talking Machine at any pi ice���������it plays cake walks, waltzes inarches aud operatic select-'  ioas. it sitijjs (words auci inusic) of al f the popular sprigs .of the day as well aa Coo 11 songs,  patriotic and sacred selections���������it tells funny stories or repeats a prayer.  The Berliner Grani-o-phoue is made  in Canada, every instrument ia sold with a five  gear's written guarantee. ���������  The records are not wax���������they are hard, fiat and indestructible. Will last 10 years.  Write to us for Catalogue and record lists free.  FACTORY: 347-371 Aqueduct St., Montreal.    EMANUEL BLOUT. Cenen! M-na.erfor Canada.  E. BERLINER,   2351  ST. CATHARINE STREET,   -  -   MONTREAL  For gale also at Hudson's Bay stores, price $1G.50 to .ovo rex prees from Montreal  w 0^ AMKJif ~^^ 1  It  THE.   CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued. 33very Wednesday*  W.'B. ANDERSON,       -"    - -' -   ^.EDITOR  "        , ~"~ ��������� ���������       *\  The columns of The News are open to all  /  who *vrish to express therein, views oa matt' |  ersof public interest*. ~  While we do not hold onrse/ves responsible for the utterances of correapondentSj we  reserve th. r'ght of declining to iF*-?ert  co_n������min'o*������4ioiiR narieces-arily permnnMy,  ,Cl_r I^AJIE (WTLY.  Wj-JUNliSDAY, APRIL 1:4, 1901  W  N3  FOR, EGGS.  -'���������  I  jr.  hi -<-  A  SnvccKK.is:-.   oi'   "*'<, ile.**   In  Use  Wsy  t-- ^'������t T. itjtler Eire ;<>.  fi,  It ivcv.li'. Le bettor ii. poi''.,y ko.-p'***-'  '���������wonIii ;u'..-4.-'"--t tliemselvc4- m the suliic-  tlon of lay-'.*���������>.. a ".'it is really of more  Importune.4 than exhibition points, ha-  , <-:ii!������!w   tho    nmjnn.y   Cf    people1   keep  fowls simply for ii--/o!_i*,s or as :i hobby, and if fire* l,i* _jj.)_cu to select oul.v  tin-.best UyerB tm.l get .".hu.i ihe profits  would increase w.-uderiull.*". As a rule,  extraordinary laying hens, prrticnlarly  In their second year, wiil lay right ny  ��������� to  tho- end,-of  autumn   or  beginnii4-'?  of winter and then molt.    Such hens  require a, little e_rtra care at this lime  .and  usually como on to ia*? again  ia  ' February.   After they have been rest-  ' ing the" germs are"stronger, .nnd generally the first few"do*e_- eggs laid will  tie fertile.    - ' ' '      ]  ���������>A'jjfoo-l layer-lean,,with'' very little,  practice, be. detected by the formation  of her head and eye, and \i a perfeon  will watch the habits o_T. tlae' hens  fcno-vya *������ bo pood laycre -__��������� will soon  be able to pick oat ������������������.&> others without  watchimu: t3ie_������. ��������� r_  Th* fl:-*t on* or two litters of <*���������??;"���������  laid \>y pulle-U are jot so Kervk-eabie.  ��������� r-o mire </r f������re������fttaj).<. for hutching _u������ le  their later, product, l"Kw*austf thn.v"were  first formed at a time when ..the- pullet  tv-a* jfrovriu-f and th-'-orpfmn not fully  ������_ev������lop������d. i   ,  Selrc-tion. should be nnnunily made  tor' t&* purpose' of ke-eping up tho  yptitti and strength of tlie ������������������apt*, and to  jsupply the places of nueb fowl* as have  bec-orc'*������ too old or from other causes  ., ������nprof!tahIo .to breed from.  Thi-rf can be no'question that the,  I*.-4*-*' way in which'to obtain a. supply  {. wi"_jt"*r eggs, no matter what the  bieci! kept may_be. Ik'-to have a succession of pullets.'for. as our readers  will'find, there is a great difference In  Boas'*ns. This nmUer-of-Vi ^succession.  of ��������� pulletH *��������� Is of {.wp'Vini-4' importance  for those who require- a' regular supply  of "*sz* all tlie year round���������and who,.  do-wi not2 Supposing .the first hatch  ���������cm* 'ont early In 'February, they  ehouM. if'of tlie lighter biet-ds. coni-  inenee layingaboot Auj^ns't'or Sepreni-,  ber/-when the older - one^ nrv going  Into molt, and thus render f-peoinl service. -'Then with more pullets hatched,  say every second week until the end of  April. It may be looked for that these  will begiu operations correspondingly  until Christmas. , Tl������������ very early pul  lets are not enough, for. a������ a rule, they  wlll.'lay until we have a snap of cold  weather, when4 their places should be  taken by the later hatch-d birds.- Morgan Bates in American i'oultry Journal.  there  is no -money in ��������� inferior.  ,   Live stock.;    ,      ./ ������  f^e-r.ai ~tn 'V5"'x5f.b  "i'araii-rN Art* S'ow to'  l.t'ii4  .->���������*s". o'*   Bj.i)   AnlnuilM   ..re   \f-  ^_���������n-n   .I..-4-.   ui_<1   Xvt -Liuxurlei   Vyiiere '  Vvot-.tm Are V/aat^l. '  One of the unsolved mysteries in con-  ru-ciion   with American,, agriculture  is-  tb.e ainazing'Indifference.displayed by  suc'i'a large proportion of even ilit4--bettor class of,farmers in the matter of  the quality of their live stock, says The  Breeder's Gazette.  In spite of'tho daily'  lessons  of the  market place there  la  widespread  failure- to apply  them  in.  actual practice.    Many do riot patron-^  !*.(��������� Improved sires of any sort.,  O tli ers  choose unwisely and are disappointed.  Still another classf destroy progress al-  . ready made by resorting to an injudicious cross, such as breeding a cow'o.f  a  beef breed to o 'dairy  bred  bull or  stinting a 'draft mare to a ccach or trot- ���������;  ting bred'stallion.  There is no room on any properly  managed farm for inferior live slock.  It pays no profit and involves a useless  wast- ot" animal foods. Too many i'arm-  Do you intend buying ������,rifle pr  {' pistoi? 'if* so,  get;- the 'beat J  which Is a- J~-  STEVENS  Eifles range in price froni^S'i.OO to  ���������?7o.OO. _For"large and small gameJf  also for target practice.    Pistol., from'  " ������2.50,-0 $20.00. j  Send stanap .or larpe catoloene illus- .1  trating complete lino, brimful������������ valuable fj  information to sportsmen';'''  t  $__  *"  <'? 8  ^r*4  -*������**?i  ���������"*���������*_  iw*.  m  b/r\     ���������'        '  -  it>\  ���������rg-i  ss������  .������!-   ������*���������>���������-.  / *   ���������p*',  >_*^*v  m n 'P*  nit M_   ���������rf  . . _^*  ''   ������*'''���������  ___i   >������.i._>  ."tfl  f"*"*'4'4-  .! r'.4 .^  -���������   ���������-'"  fiij-,. j/?7 ���������^'���������rctj?' _������?f_.  *   ^    r   ���������     " "n   ,  *"��������� -vT.__. _n--_.i -  ���������������_* i���������i i ������������������������  _������.���������.__, ^bJ__.3-_.__.*Lr_.______"__;__, '. __. ' "Cj* i, J\.     ,  "V-"^.-!  -*.tc:**C*4RT..R-5  AN.O  ?.      "f-' - '  M'/.r  fa  : < A'?  ."^ ���������*"*>  '*^ lJ������.'-r_-j_i  ������������������i__rW:*--e foi������ 5op Crir-  44_S*4*c4^44^_i5)*4fe=^y:-^^  WE, WANT YOIJR  | Job Pri)^tii7  v_&^^l__������_#^Mll V-i-f  ^   . . v  : :���������: ���������_ .>_ ^  Hoist For City "Lot.  The accompanying design is for a  person with' little room who wishes to  keep but one variety of fowls. The size  of the building la 10 by 12 feet, divided  .T-SSa-J-'-*'  FOIt ONE VARIETY OK FOWLS.  in the center. maki*_u two rooms 6 by  10 feet, and It is large enough to accommodate 10 or 12 fowls. One-half of  the building Is lo be used for scratching pens and the other half for a roosting room, nest boxes, feeding bins nnd  coops to be used in preparing for the  shows., TVi-ire is a three foot raised  hallway In front of this room. At the  ' back of this.hallway the coops "1.1" are  shown. Then come the feeding bins  "A.A A." . The.newt.boxes������������������'B.B B" are !  placed below the floor of the hallway |  and rest on the ground. 4 The bottom of j  the nests Is made in. the shape of draw-   {  SHOTtTHO't.*4 _u"_x,<-,.n- (*  er.-* have the erroneous1 idea  that'the  well bred animal is a luxury that any'  only be nfl'orded by'the rich     It is true  ^tlr.it tbe training'of pure bVed stock r'or  sli'uw involves a more or less eirthorate  ' e-jtiipnient' and  compels  tlie   esjit-ndi- v  tiu*..'.of  much ���������money     It is also true  that many men of large inen'hsVngpge  in- blooii" stock "breeding ^ upon   an 'ex  travagant basis.    ,    -, '   ,        ." '   '     (  The "fact  remains   nevertheless  that  the"awiii^e   farmer   can   handle 'well  bred live stock at a relatnely gn-at-r  profit than the so "ailed "professionals;  and is blind to hi4-" own Pest interest"!!'  h������- neglect--* to  maintain sonic suitabie  "variety   as   a    'eu.Iini.   feature   oi   hi������  farming     o|ierjitlons..     These     trulsms.  ' b;jv������- been relte:aTe<J In these column-*.  tfiit often tliat.lt nifiv se������'in idle to repeat  theni h"re     At the same time lb--- point  in "otic of such supreme importance that  ' It cannot too often be discussed  Anlitii-ls of good form and t-iiality ar---  nhva\H sii!a!������le   and.then- is no fanner  .hi^vevtT moderate his means,  but.cunt  1 mprove   tlie   type   of   his -cattle,   his  sheep, hl.-vhogs or his horses in one gei.  eiafon   by   resorting   to   'he "use  ol * a  Tuire -bred male     Kemales can be ������=tenl  for  service  to  some  good   sire   in   the  ni-i-rhhorhoori if it is not deemed expc  dient  to  buy   one.     Where  there is-a  wish to Improve a way can always lie  found to make a beginning   The desire  to rear good stock  lnstej-d of "scrubs"  must first exist.    The means of allain  "ing that end will readily present' them  i   selves If honestly sought.  It Is all well enough, for example, -eo  phlp In feeding cattle from a distance,  but why may not the farmers of the corn  and blue grass Kelt civry good nerd a  of cows and rear a st:l! better grade  of calves than c-an' usually be bought  on the range or In central markets'.?  Buyers aro Bcouring the country for  {rood young steers and cannot find  them. _ Why do not farmers breed io lili  thi-* steady demand? It will commonly  pa;/- any careful farmer to buy a few  registered cows or heifers and breed  thero to" pedigreed bulls of the same  type. \ One does nq. need to waif until  able to purchase a large lot One or  two good pure bred heifers properly  handled will soon grow iuto money  And so witb sheep or any other variety  of ihe domestic animals. Few farmers  ore rich onough to afford the luxury of  "scrubs." They should not be tolerated  on any land that grows good crops.    4  tIu_������roi3t������-_������2e S.ocl-.  Tt '.������ one thing to kepp an old animal  that has been the pride and pet of the  ffltnily for years after it has ceased to  be.profitsbfo and -mother to,keep' one  that-Is unt and never was able to earn  ItK.fcOfpiiig. ��������� Yet while not many farmers fei-i abi**������.to:do the forme? for senti  ment's sake there are hundreds who  ers three inches deep and'carTbe"drawn i tare doing the latter from uo other rea-  out to gather the eggs by opening the | boiV than .an unpardonable Ignorance  S or -D" in the hadway: The rest of ������.* to tbe cost of keeping and tne actmd  the design is made plain in the draw- _ results received from the animal. ^Ihe  L ~s hence need not be explained. The Bahcock test isdoing much to weed out  S      L��������� ,s shown below the .build-   I   some  of/ the  unprofitable cows  when  ... ing.���������,T. T. French in Poultry Keeper. i  A TUr-fty  Mm. j  According to the Somerville (Mass.) :  l Journal,  a   Somerville  man  borrowed  J a neighbor's  hen recently on the pre- j  j tensw that  he wanted  her to sit. ' As j  .JEOon  as he got  the  hen  he broke  up ���������  i th-> sitting habit and got her tf- laying j  j ������-ggs.    In the nexi six weeks she laid ;  i two doKen eggs.    These he sold for 40 ;  i ftnits a dozen,  and  with tbe 80 cents j  j he got  for them  he   bought the  ben. j  Now  the question arises  whether the .  orisrinal owner of tho hen was fooled  aTnot.  _._  -10 00  .   ���������%   '  i.   -  - ������So.0(J  3 8 00  '' 46.00  121 50  245.25  100.00  G.50  used In' connection with the regular  weighing of "the milk, but other animals need to be looked after. Sheep  need-to be culled carefully every year,  and those that do ' not produce and  bring up good lambs and a good shearing of wool shonld be fitted for mutton  There is many a .man who keeps a  borsp when he could hire one to do the  work he uas for h\m tit less than the  cos? of feeding and others who keep  two. though one could do the work excepting during ii few days in the year  Weed' out the unprofitable animals  even if obliged to kill and bury them, i  They may do the world some good in  tha. waj'.--Arneriean Cultivator.  BELIEF  FUND COIXECTIOlffS.   ,  Summary oi "collections to date.  Proceeds oi Prof. Payne's   ������   -:-,  ,    Entertainment  $  , 72.00  Messrs.' Hicks' and .Biggs  ��������� on .iccl. subscription'.!.  "194 50  Salvation _.ri__y, Van.,..,    -27.1)0  Donations���������      ��������� * ���������" "   '  *    City of Eossland.......    100.00  City of Nelson     250.00  ; ti-iv oMVest-ninr-ter    "150.00  Mrs. Sttaton, ViiiiOuuver. '' 4 00  Snb.scriptioi. ���������--   ,  'Kamloops...'   Hex. J. \X.4' Yvil'iii-K-r  ..  ' . on accountt   \    o v ,  Geo. Hethurbell, Hornby  s ��������� T. H-. Pit-rev,. Denmnn. .  A. McKniglit,' on act... .  Mayor oi Vhi-cuuv-T. . .  Geo, M-. Linn, bl'ii, TI  B.  Sale of "R. Plvtu-p-'sli'' <-rM?.  In addition tbe folio^^ing am-  otints 1 iive "been paid in to tbe  Bank of Commerce, .Nanaimo: ' ^  Subscription, Free Prees..-*p 2L4.nO  Donations���������  Ci t'y of '"Kan.loo]*.s     150.00  Bank ol Commerce     200 00  Messis. Hisks & Rijvgs, sub-  v. ���������  . scri ption list t  M. Manson, Unioii Bay: . .  t  Siccan Miners' .Union ....  Nicholas May,'Shopland..  City of Sandon   City of ICaslo   City o. Cumberland   Mr. McPlieo's sub. HA   1-C. of P. Cumberland,   Mr.Queuneil, Nanaimo . .  Bev. W.C. Dodds' sub, list  6th Keg.Van.Band Concert  Homer   street    TvLothodist  Church, Vancouver. . .;.  Ladysmith Wharf Hands.  Citizens of Fernie. ... ....  Delta'MunicipaIgCouncil,,  Colonist Subscription List.  Siran.������'t-poems... .... . . ....  Mis4 Bertrum't* Concert . .  F. Child's sub. list...,.. A  J. B. Holmes' sub list. . . .  "Dot"; performance,  Cum-  berland.  .... ..���������-..  Subscriber. ... .. ...... .". .  Nanaimo miners, &c., eon--  ��������� trib-itions .....' 1675 00  Total..;,...- ,.$6892.65  Note���������Will the members of the  executive committee please take  notice th-it the committee will meet  every Kriday evening in the City  Hr.Jl at 7:30 p. m.  ���������J.   B. Bl-NNETT,  SecreLary.  -See a "v*V s- ^ay -."'?___ -r-;  ������5_rf  THE UEST  P'pgsh..Lager-Beer IN the frovito,^  STE A M    B ee r,   Ale,   and- Porter.  .___ j.- #     ___r'       *-if>    - '   ���������_ /   v.  A "re ,ard pf J?5.00 \\'iil'be paid, for inforinatjon .leading , to/(���������'on-.it tit u   a,  pL-rsons wit holding, or destr-yiug any   keg*-   l.< lVi^ing  to .thib   c'������,ii.|.a'n}'  : MEAMY -ilk'lFKJ.', { Mantua  CO  . *?fl  - 1-  Wholesale   Wirie; and "Liquor    "Vlercharits'  ;'   \ ' nanaimo;'B;..c:; '.-���������* ������������������;'��������� ���������  Direct; [i^poi-t  of W byte and McKa'-./Gla-.-Ro-.v Special Scotch Whisky,'  '  ' -'";, J.-is. W.uoon & Co., i^uudee, t'lleniivet.,,  R. i\4cNis'h'&'Co., (.lasyow, Dr.' Special.   ,  'Al. -IX-uieiura "and .Un"iui_a. Rum, . -' ,       t . ,. ,  (iiiiues-' Hsoui and H.iss! Ale.  Fiencb Cogn.ic^'in the xery'best qu'ci!i-tie3.  Von, Sh<-ny, Claicts,,Etr., Etc.   "r        ���������"  ALWAYS ON' IT AND���������A Carload- of. ....'.  Hiram . ���������WHker    &    Son's  l  -"-1  -a  ��������� >'JI  Ryt_'  ' Wiiis.ki.es'  CCKBE6PO]NE_3K������ E. SOI-IC31T_I*J.  P. p. ^CX  14:  MBS.'. ^PEXCEI-X-I, -Jui-sfcj,", ti.'.."a>  ��������� p'cleonuiy ���������������. tr^'a&lnujs d.iii;Ii'������������iiiiig i  j "    Fir.-t S ���������  et, Ciinji*evla������'!. H"C  l.lLll     v:  Espoiaft\Jl Hapaimcv B,y..:  4��������� i  6-4 00  196 50  24 00  5 00  50 00  100 00  250 00  47 00  25 00  10 00  J ������9 50  65 00  spo  . 5100  710 00  ���������50 00  1085 00  '3 50  12*2 50  51 00  9 50  99! 85  4 85  IrADYSMlTH  (ExtensJcn)  LOTS if OR  SAI'E, ���������   l  Ajiply to, '  m.5iii8 U W. NUNNS.'  **>,S  i  Sport  ii  ^BEFOKE BUYING  A Gun,  .  KiPle, ��������� ,  Amniunition  -  Or'any thinj. in the  ^ Sporting Line  CALL AND  P.El.  Of Oumberlapcl.  Hc Con Savo   Vou   Money   on all  Purchairts.  HOME CROWN  J^c^KJ^-���������I-������*^���������*^^^B^c^>''^^^*'*'^'l  Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,   Rose:-*, y  Shrubs, Vines, Seeds,  Bulbs, Hedge Plants.  VICTORIA COMOX' r.OC-TE.]'  Taking-   Effect Tuesday,' Ocfc:   16th,  I������00  S. S. "City of Nanaimo.'  ShiIb ftom Yict'-rin Tu s*lay. 7-'  ������.m. for Nanaimo and '\\i\y pciri������.  Sails from Nanaimo, Wedne.---  day 7 n. in., for Union Wharf,  Comox -nnd Way por f,  Sails b(-m Comox <- and Un:on  Wharf, Thnr������d'ay 8 a. m. for Nanaimo and  Way ports.  Sails from-  Nanaimo, Friday  ���������_.  a.m. For Comox and Union   Wha.jL  direct.  Saiip from Gomo* and Union  AVhiirfjFridV-.y 0 p. m for Nanainw  direot.  Sails from   Nanaimo,   Saturday*  3 mt  6 f������.in. for Victoria and- Way ports  FOB Freight  fcit-.kets   and State  ro"���������*���������_- Apply' on boarrt, ' >  GEO.. L. COCTRTBTET,  Trailice -VTanage  '      '���������������������������'������������������'  - '������������������'      ���������-��������� ���������   '.    :'������������������'",' ���������,.-��������� '.' ::'"\      -"    .'. ' ������������������'  Black. Diamond lursery  QUARTER AVAY,Wellington Road  Extra choice stock of.^each. Apricot,  Pluns, Clit-rry and Prune Trees. New  im portal ion of first-e'.as- Rhndodendn n?,  Roses, Cleni.itis, Bay Trues,.'etc. ��������� &���������',��������� < o  to'choose from.' No agents or com mission to p<*.y. Orders dug in one day, you  can get it the next boat. No fumigating  norinspection churgp's.' I carry a com -  plete line of bee supplies.  Greenhouse plants, seeds, agricultural implements, etc.. Largest and  most complete stock in the Province.  Send for catalogue.  ;M. J. HENRY  VAi-JCOUVEE, B. C.  WHITE LABOR ONLY,  J  MT0HER80S 1   FEBEY,  20,000 Fruit Trees to   choose   from..  *    Largo Assoitxaerit of Ornamental  Trees,   Shrubs  and   Evei'gaeeras.  .Small Fruits   in. Great   "Variety.  ..Orders   by   mail   promptly   attended to. ."" ���������' - ''  slSec                    p: g. BOS, 190.  './I  FOR SALE���������Cooking stove (wood  .   burner),    also    Singer   Sewing  Machine.    Apply to  A. H. Mc-  Gallum, Cnmberlaud, B.C=  s  'v;y"rf'',,,;-"TY^v:^!!.':- * /
LkPORAi'L0.N OV  THE,
.11  Ul ul!i?iJjlx-,_Jxii.i
LA. "_B-1T.JDj^.W.
O PROVIDE for  the  eaily  closing
I'll retail or wholes tie shops; ���-nor'-i-, ���<���'��-
rehouses     in   which    the   foIlov-'in6'
ds aie offered'for sale within the City
Cumberland.   Groceries,   Drv   Goods,
Us and  Shoes,    Clothing,   Men's, . or
i-'s   Furnishings,   Hardware,    House
nishings,'Stoves, Flour and FGed.
[Vheittas au app icition in writing has
ii received by the' Council ot Ihe Coi-
,)*tion" of   the   City   of __Cumberlar.d
lied*by more than three-fourths, of the
lupiets of -shops   within   the   n uniu
'ty belonging to the  classes   of. retro
(wholesale Grocers aud dealers  iii Diy
fads, Bo its and Shoos, Clothing. Men s'
[Uoys' Fu'inishmgSj'H'irdwaie,   lio'i: e
���aishiny >. Stoves, Flour and Feed, ft r
i early cl isiiig of the.same   as Jierr-i1. -
Iii deteim ue'J.'
l.nd where-is under the "Shops   Re
t
<
ions Act,  1900,
the   Council   of 'he
rporauori of the City of Cumbei land is
^powered upon receiving -an  !.ipp ic.a-
_ s-> signe'J to pass Ihe by-law in uian-
' hereinafter appearing
Irberefoie/the. Municipal   Council   ol
' Corporation of the City ' of   Cuiiibef*
d enacts as folio\Ts: i '
K From and' after* the jk'dav* of April
ti, all shops^stqies  'or warehouses oi
'Ctass or classes of Groceries.ordeal-.
11V Dry 'Goods,   Boots. and   Shue_
ithn-ig,   Men's'and 13oys   Furnishing
Wes; Flour and Feed, within . the Mu-
)jpality of the City.ot Cumberland shall
and each of them   shall' be   anil   rc-
\\n closed on each and  everyday   hi-
ileii six"(6) of the clock in the"   e\ enim-"
(each day and'five (5) of tlie clock in
[_ forenoon of ihV, iiext  .following/'d.iy
llth the   following" exceptions: On   Sat-
Ijiays and during tne las>   sixteen    (16)
,|\"-,in the month of December and .Uso
> days jmmediAtely.pl <-ceclinK the" lol-
('Aing'.lay--., namely: , Ne'.' /.Ye.ii .' Day,
w..d Friday, the 2*41 n'or May, ,Domii.-
\{ Day; Labot.-Day," and ThanksgivinV
Is- '-
O
And the said class or _l.iss 1 of -.hops
|!oif��, o*rAvoi-ehol'Se-;vo\iet,ul or .-A hole,
V.c Cmcenes 01 dealers in    !)r\.   (r-><o>o-,
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.   ' _       *
Send for sample copy FREE-    Address,      [ . ������    -.
ViGTOR ��/. EVANS &   GO.,
'*   ,  '" .      {Patent Attorneys,)
Evans Buiidim,      -      iYASHiMGTOM, G. G.
1\\w\t\im*tm*0+m
NOW. IS THE
1,
<*"
IN: TBE
|*p .* wild Shoes,  tC!othii-j*"r "N'cn's  -m-!
.\'_    Furnishing    Harduare,    Hon   -
iruishir-j-s,   Stoves, ^FJom    and    Fe< u
lah'be and remain  closeTl  from   eleven
1) of the clock in   the   even in.i-   of, the
'ivs'hereinbetoie mentioned as excepted
imely:    SaLurd''**"*, thc week  da\s dur-
g the last 16 cl .>*-. iu tne   month of De-
^i\i'ier, anrl thetd; \s   immediate'v    p.e
Iteding the folio   ing days:    _scw Year-.
>ay, Good Filday, the 24 h^of Ma-"   Oo-
['ilmon Da\,   Libor   Day   and Thanks
ii - *
l.vin_; Day until rivoe (5) of the   clo:k   1.4
k\e foienoon of die following day.
1,2. Tins by-law sh ill take effect   on ihe
1st dav of April 1001.
\ 3. Any pcison found guilty of1 any :n- j
.-action of any of the pLOvisions   of   thi- 1
|i.y-law shall be   liable   upon  coiiv ctio.i j
ilh ere fore to <>  fine   not   more   than   fifty
I'-ollars, and   not   less   than   twent\-liv-
[1 *��� 4 ,
Kollars with the cost of prosecution    and
In default of payment -w   sufiine-ii    di -
>rfss therefor to imprisonmeri for   .1 pci-
Ibd not exceeding twenty one. days.
���I ��� . -     c
I, 4. This by-law may for all purposes be
rited as   the general merchants   ���'Early
closing By-law, 1901.",
Read the ist time iSth March root.
Read the 2nd time 19th March 1901.
Read the 3rd time 22nd Marck 1901.
Reconsidered,   adopted    and    finally
[passed by the Council this  25th   day   of
['March 1901.
Jas. A. Carthew,
Mayor,
..auklnce ".V. NrxNS
Citv Clerk.
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__�� ���������������  n  -*  That  Lossing Gal  ������������������ ��������� ���������  BY T. C. DEAN.  *   , As the days passed this sensation he-  ���������carnc moro and moro marked.    Not/1ha-  f  ' '       Elizabeth   could   complain   of   any   lack  ?        ������1' effort, or any hick  ol" demonstration  '   on thc part, of her bel rot lied: hut soii-e-  ' ' .      times,  whon he did  not   think  hor near  him, he did not' pcein  io ho  taking any  interest  in   the   thiuy.s   ho   professed   to  revere.     She fought against'this son.a-  ';   ' .lion,  and, tried  to mako Jiorsoll"  heliove  il was a foolish prejudice, hut the inor.  fche  fought  against it  the  more  it  an-  .' ' iioyed  and  troubled her.     Ono day 'she  surprised   him   in   an   arbour   Avith     a  strange woman,  and  they wero  talking  <   loudly,  but instantly   changed  thoir  demeanor as they perceived her.    lie explained this  by  saying that  thoy  were  - rehearsing    amateur    theatricals.      and  'though   she   tried   to   believe   this,   she  found she could .not.     Again  one night,  as she leaned out of her eii.soiiioiit'drinlv-v  ,ing in the beauty of the bright southern  starlight,    she   fancied    sho    heard    the  noise of men quiii-rel'iN'' hi  n  more, distant part  of  the story   upon   which ���������her  room   was ��������� situated.      With    a   sudden  -curosity  she stepped  -"Hit on  the top' of  r a   verandah,  and   by   .���������������������������I  .-.thiolic,  move-  F ,f" ment  sh--  sttuiis  hor.-i-if  onto  the   roof  -    vf   one, of ��������� the   lower   wings,   aud   was  soon at  the-window  of  the  room  from  -'   ,' which  thc  sounds "haci  proceeded.     A.II'  was quietness hero now, except for some  friendly 'conversation,   which   somewhat  ���������puzzled her.    For she -noloci  that   whon  ���������one   would   say   "'My   edge.-"     another'  - , would  scrnetime's answer.   "I'll  straddle  '.Ton,-or  "1*11 .chip a   fiver,"1 or  -'I'll   go  you "a chip bettor."-or  "fivr- moro than  f      yon."    Added to these remarks'she also  ���������fancied she  could    hour    the  clink  of  -glasses.    As no^rripre nugry  words wore  .said, she retired.-somowltal abased, and  felt annoyed at herself for playing oven  that faint part of an eavesdropper., "No  <t.onbt," she said to herself," <'*whnt these  .', snen are talking about is natural enough  _f  I  knew  their  business.     It   may   h'*-  they   are   playing'some   friendly   game.,  on  'a   checker   board   "and   are   jumping  ..ver five squares at a time.    The Queen  -.-an do that in chess."  . ; She  went  back  to   hor ...room  aud-Jin-,  ���������fitantly. went  to bed   and  tried  to force  herself to "go to sleep, but i(  was a hard  -     task   and   the   sua  smiled   at   her   over  '"'* ' -        -the, eternal,   Atlantic     r.c-t\   before   she-  i y      , closed her eyes in repose.    .    l      ���������*;   f  As   this-'faint   feeling ,of   repugnance  - "      assailed her'' with increasing volume,, lie  the more exerted" hoi;  mental powers to  throw Jt off,  and a:-  a  ow-ief!nonce  the_  *��������� more  sought  Clayinv-ro's  company,   and'  4 the more tried to please him. She made  up her mind that no fcmli.-li prejudice  should interfere with tho wishes of hoi-  dead /no I her and her hehivod father���������  ' and so the days faded away into the  .eternal and mocking wOm'h' of (he past  slid the passing of the hours brought  the reverse of pence J.<> her troubled  heart. Rhe never doubled but the path  ���������she had come south lo .trend was the  right one, or swerved in her dotermina-  ] -yt yK , tion to go to the altar witb Janio.s'Glav-  . -'T'-M^C' "more, unt'l up to within a  week of the  ^^'���������AvP^Sk..' iniUT'ase l4ilT' then a.-, her-nervous oon-  \y&ffi������j������$$L,',<lition wa. nniking hor pata and thin,  r*?''^���������^������������������SEv* "-"V4 causing her to pass-sleepless uichts,  5 * "' t. "'     she   retired   to   her   room   one .evening  ' 'earlier  than   usual   and   said   to   herself  I "��������� t "that now she would iea..on the matter  ;       " -out  and decide  on a e--ur.->o  from which  '; " "Tiothing   should   eh a igo   her."     Tn   this  5 '���������������������������rooess  of   reasonincr.  something  within  .-er 5 C-ir.e-l to say thai ns the step she  **���������--���������- -���������'-���������.��������� t.-, i-ko could not be retracted  again in this life,   site ought to put  all doubts to rest before she took it;  she ought to make the fullest invostigi-  tion into the canso of her growing repugnance for her betrothed. ''Of eon:.-o  I knovr it will not :\::iouul to anylhlng."  ���������she said to hen-oil", *'bu( thur is the  more reason why I should search out  everything, nnd find eonb'iil in* my fa!i-  ���������r-ro to disoovtT an atom against the <>n->  who loves me wi." She dressed horself  and with a new ie.-oiu(ioii a ���������������������������a in look up  a posi'.ion at the window of .*"���������<.iucm Claymore's room.     Thi.   nhrhJ   lb.4  compii'iy  insid*4-   sec-met'   nioi<  imisU'.'-nus  Ih.-i-.i  -my  arm a J. and r.f\nr r."ii'������*ig  i<-r a  linn* slie  hecamo conscious that   --lw   was  the- object of  mu<-h   of  the"--   merriment.     She  .stovd  transfixed ��������� a.   tin-  window ns  this  'knowledge   slowly   dawned.     upon    her,  ���������-and .hor breath <-amo <4tii<-fc*y as this. the"  ���������firs':   humiliation,   she   had   over   known,  ���������touched  her  hr-art  with   ii   strange  pain  'and a strange fear.    Mr. Salter was ono  of  those, present  in   the   room,   and   he  ���������seemed to be . hue?' the influence of in-'  'toxicants;''fpr  he  was  joking .Claymoro  on his approaching:farewell  to. celibacy,,  and   he. , was   asking    the-     later,     what  .-"Ma-jid"   would  do  when  he,   Claymore,-  ���������settled  down  with  the; new  star of  the  fj'.orth,   winding   up-'his   semi-incoherent  1 chip-trap with the words: ' -  '   .���������  "You'd better give Maud to me:"'  "Not by a darned site,'* replied Olay-  *_nore. "Pearl E .���������-. les is good enough  .:.or yon. Maud and I are going to Monte  Carlo, v.-hen w--'soU the mine. And If  ��������� 'in (Vn*: quit boozing/you and I will  dissolve   partnership      on      the   Lossing  racket,   and '*  But Eli/.a'iet h .���������"-.'lite-l to bear no more.  She hurried .->:".--���������_: over the lower ro:>f  to her own ������������������<-,���������������������������-. Sin- <!id not. know  the meaning of 'ho'words, she.'had just  beard, but her instinct told her That  ���������those men were little* b"tl������er than devils.  It seemed as if shy could scarcely  breathe the .air under the roof which  ^^.{^hU-o sheltered t;'alter ar.d Claymore,    Iu  nor new pitch of excitement she continued piling her Tluggage against her  locked door, for fear that they .would  follow her to her room, and try to injure her. Then- the re-action came and  sho wept hysterically. Growing calmer  she realized that there was in reality  , nothing to be feared from these men  just j-et. They would not J--"m  while matters stood as they did. , Oh!  ,how glad she was, that she had heeded  the voice in her heart that had warned  her, against hor cousin". Sho had .gone  to that window a short, time before a  trusting girl, but sh-> nail J  her own room an alert woman. Sh<*-  passed a sleepless night,' even though  she called up her maid "to sleep with  her on the plea of a slight illness.  The next day"after a good sleep in the,  daylight,   in   order   to 'dear   her  brain,  she--made   up  her   mind   that   she  n.u-.���������  leave   the/Claymore     domicile'  , before  evening.    She knew  that she could not  disguise   the   fact   that <>a   change   had  come over her and she trembled to think  what these men might do to her before  sho was all prepared  for them,  if once  her   disloyalty   to   Claymore     was  sus-  J'pected.   She told her aunt that "she was  sure   the   fume's  of  tlmr coal  gas  from,  the   kitchen   range     was'   injuring  her  health,  a< her aunt-could see she" wa.  breaking down,   and she  had  made up  her mind _ to  change her apartments to  the   hotel  in the* next  block,   until  the  day   set  for  the, nuptials."     Of course  rthis   determination,   of   hers   caused ' a  great commotion, and her aunt said sho  believed   Elizabeth's   mind  - was   being  aftected  by  Uie  excitement  of  her  approaching wedding.but Elizabeth carried  out  her  poinL   and  when  once   beyond  tlie pale of the Claymore household slie  breathed  more freely.    'From  tho,hotel  she   continued   her   investigations .in   a  most secret way. First "she wrote to Mr.  James Claymore that, the excitement in-4  cident rto  her  coming  change  of  name  had caused her-nervous'*prostration, arid  that he was to make uo attempt to see  her, for  a'  week  ui   least,  and   that  he  was   to   annuonce   that   c_n. account  of  her indisposition the marriage was postponed   for   two  weeks.     If   he, did not  asree   to   this,   slie   informed   him,   lr__  wedding would never take place.  ,   He wrote her a -very tender epistle in  reply,  fully -agreei.ig to-all  her wishes.'  ���������-.nd concluded his letter by stating that  though her desires were law to him, he  would be lonesome without her presence.  Then    Elizabeth     telegraphed    tc    n  prominent  New  York  lawyer,   a  friend  of  her father's,   to 'come  to  her  in  St.  Augustine   at   once. ,. She  met   him  at  the   depot   when   he   arrived.   ' and   hi-  tortned' him   of   her   approaching* mar-',  ri'agc" with   James  Claymore,' and   continued:    "Mr.  J-.i_rr.ay,   I wish  you.  in  the most secret way to find out for me  'jill about my mother's will, and'all about  the standing of the 'Claymore property.  You are not to see me or communicate  with me    while  doing this.     When, you  have  finished, you  are to .send in your  report   to   me   in   writing   by   a   special  .messenger, together with your bill.    Do  you understand mo?"  The lawyer smiled, and shook her by  the handv\vilhout replying, other than  ���������wishing "-Fier  "good  day."  In a"few,days.Elizabeth received .Taf-  toy's  report.   'It  informed her that the  c'ntiVe  Claymore   estate,   had   been   pur-  -ehased  from, the  proceeds of what had  boon   legally  left   by  Mrs.  T_ossing to  a  daughter ������"fliers,  named Elizabeth, but  that   the  Claymore  estate  was  now, so  encumbered   with  mortgages  that then,  was   not  a   nickle   of  equity  left  in  it.  The  Eagle Bill gold mine in California,  had   been  left  in   such   a  shape   at the  suggestion   of  Bert   Howland,  Unit   the  United States Supreme Court was really  the trust'-e of the property,  and so/fhe  Claymore's had been unable to lay their  I amis upon it, thou-.li the court records  showed they had often tried.    This was  all  the property  Elizabeth Lossing possessed,  though  the  executors   were  receiving ,-v"blind" rental of $1000 a year  for some Boston property which did not  now   exist,   having   been  sold   by   Claymore   for fifty  times  that   sum.     There  was, however, a cash credit in Elizabeth  Lossing's favor in the Seventh National  Bank 'of   ?-_0,000.   which   the   Supremo  T.ourt  had   paid,in to  said  bank,   from  rc-venys of the Eagle Bill mine.     Th"  report  ended   by     informir-_:     Elizab'-tb  Lossing that she had a first-class action  rtj-ain^-t Nicholas Claymore and his son.  .7 a UK's, for omho-.zleniont. fraud smkI forgery,   and ho.  .Taffrey, hoped  she wou'd  piess it.'"  After reading this renorr Eliznborh  quickly formed two resolutions, one that  she would never tak-** legal proceedings  apainsi  the  Claymores  for  her  father's  For 50 Years  mothers have been giving their  children for croup, coughs and  colds  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure  Mothers���������have you Shiloh in  the house at all times? Do  you know just where you can  find it if you need it quickly���������  if your little one is gasping  and choking with croup? If  you haven't it get a bottle.  It will save yourchild's life.  "Shiloh always   cured  my   baby    of   croup,  coughs and cold*.    I would not be withoot it;'  MRS. ROBINSON, Fort _"ii_..  Shlloh's Consumption Cure, is sold by Mil  druggists in Canada and United State4, at  25c, 50c, 91.00 a bottle.   In Great Britain  at  lit.   3d.; 2_. 8d., and 4f>. 0d.   A printed  guarantee stoen   with every bottle.   If you  are not satisfied fjo to your druggist aud  get your money back.  Write for illustrated book on Consumption.   Seat  without cost to you.  S. C. Wells ft Co.. Toronto.  FEENCH CEBUNALS.  BANISHMENT FOR  LIFE   METED  OUT  ,      '  TO  HABITUAL OFFENDERS.  S   rh'eu'li'im Compliment.  She.-vas not from Clnoaijo. '" ,  ' "l.o uot/tuigt-r i in*-.'' Hhesnld.  '���������How, am I  to Uriow when'you are  nrif������r.v'i" lie asked.   ,  **l  always stamp my feet,"1 sbe answered. * , - , - , ���������  r*  ��������� He looker! down at ber dainty-,shoe's.  ���������  vimpossil������lf."'l4ie said. , "There, Isn't  roorii for a'stamp on either of them."  That   fetched   nor. "      >   '���������  A Democratic King-.  "A story  illustrating the democratic;  simplicity of  King Oscar of Sweden ,  and  Norway  is told   in the Echo de  Paris by M., Gaston  Bonnier, the botanist.   M. Bonnier was botanizing near  Stockholm   when   be   met  a  stranger  similarly,occupied.   The two fraterniz-l  ed.   and   M.   Bonnier   suggested * that;  they should lunch together at an Inn. j  "No. ..come home, and  lunch  with'me j  instead," said the'stranger,0 and he led  the way to the palace and .opened the  gate.   M. Bonnier was naturally astonished,  but his  new,.acquaintance was  most apologetic.    ''I'm sorry." he said,  "but I, happen to be the king of this  country, and this is the only place I've  got to eutertain anybody iu."   So they  went in and lunched ancl talked botany  together all the afternoon.  lUawAnA,    FACTORY, Montreal  THE" MOTHER-IN-LAW.  The poets and punsters have often maligned her;  tier temper and actions they've thoroughly cussed!  Wn.h fun'driven heels they've endeavored to grind  her  Down into the-depths of the ridicule dust.  The air has heen hot with the jokes they've fired  at her,' '  You'd  think her  the  worst  un the world ever  saw,  And r.cver a one has as yet deigned to flatter  That feminine treasure, the mother-in-law.  The angels would envy tier sweet disposition;  A motherly smile ever clings to her face.  She's proud of thc dignity of lier position;  Her temper but rarely gets jarred from its base.  She thinks her dear son is a peach, ripe and mellow, ' '  A pure earthly "angel," with never a flaw,  And nine times in ten the affectionate fellow  Is madly in love with his mother-in-law.  Her visits are looked on as sunny oases  To gladden the dreary old desert of life;  Her son-in-law thinks slie possesses rare graces  And loves her for giving him such a sweet wife.  The home is a dreamland ot love when she's in it;  No breezes of discord blow chilly and raw;  An hour in its flight seems a bliss laden minute  When lit with the smiles of the mother-in-law.  In sickness her voice, so delightfully ���������������>othing.  Oft tempers the pangs of the demon ot pain;  Her  hand,   when an invalid   brow  softly  smoothing,  Cools down the hot fire of the feverish brain.  She's here,  and she's there,  where her service ia  wanted,  A sweeter old angel the world never saw.  And glad is the home that is frequently haunted  With the spirit to kind of the motber-in-law.  sake., o.iid Uie other th:it sho wouM  hi-e-il. off her engagement with James  Claymore at once. 4  v To be  Continued.  Unexpected.  [-_<������������������ Will you go ou a long tandem  ride with uie'/  Slio���������Oh. darling, this is so sudden!���������  Chicago -New**.  tntcrostlng-.  "Did you have aii interesting literary1  club meeting. Alice?"  "Oh. yes; every woman there was  working ou a new pattern of batten-  berg lace."���������Indianapolis Journal.  Of course  there  are  some  that are thoroughbred  Lei rors.  For there are f-xt-epiions to every rule;  They .so.- in Ux-ir son.-in-law'nothinj; but error.  And gr.ule llieni about ou n plane with a mu.-.  Their .-.cs ever search tor a cause for _ rumpus.  They're e .pen ot  tongue, and they're nimble of  jaw;  Hut.   though all  the  wits of  tiewsp'aperdom  Jump  us.  vVe're Here to stand up for the mother-in-lawl  ���������Jaim-s I'.iirtitn Adams in Denver I'oaU  They Are Sent Either to French  Guiana or the Isle of Pines,- the  Latter a Coral Fringed Paradise In  the South Pueilic.  The other day I read'an account, of a  young fellow of 21 -who was convicted for  the twenty-eighth time as a drunk and  disorderly. The poor wretch openly boasted in court that he intended to break the  record previously held, I believeP by thc  late, unlamented Jane 'Cakebreacl, who  was ,convicted:more than 400 times'of the  Baine offense.  Iu 'the many prisons I have myself visited I have found exactly the same deplorable state of affairs with regard,to  theft, burglary and kindred crimes. In'  one English prison, for instance, ,1 saw a  m.'iu about.40 who had spent nearly 30  years'*of. hist life .in reformatories' and  prisons. His family' was -most respectable.-, and he had had every ' assistance,  but it was no'use. He was a crook, and,  he simply couldn't go straight.  To punish these miseral '��������������� people, with  terms of imprisonment anu then let them  loose to commit new crimes���������practically  their only possible chance "of getting,  tread and butter���������is about as sensible.as  it)would be to discharge a scarlet fever  patient from'a hospital during the-scaling period of the disease. Yet.year after-  year we go .blundering along, knowing  perfectly well that our reformatories and  prisons are simply academies of crime,,  centers of infection from which the moral  disease is unceasingly spread:  \ .  "  ', Now, this is one of* those things which  they manage~"~aT"great deal vbetter l in,,  France, and how they do it is what I proposed tell here. A.pickpocket, a professional beggar or a habitual "drunk and  disorderly" is brought up for .his or her  t'.urth or fifth conviction". It is'-proved be-  ������*ond doubt that he or she is incapable of  oe'rformisig the duties and therefore of  .xercisiug, ttle rights of a free citizen.-  Sentence is passed for the last time, a  term of imprisonmerii is imposed which  s really a preparation for,,the new life  vhich the,hopeless case, the-piece of huy  nan refuse,'is to Jead: ���������'��������� ,  t "At the expiration of your sentence you  will be placed' in relegation," saya'the  ���������udge.,  - ' That means banishment, for life.   The  criminal never sees his old haunts, never  nixes   with   his   old   companions   again  .avein exile.    It will, no longer be'pos4-  ible for hiiri to commit'crime or. to contaminate the society, which has now fin-  shed  with him. . Moreover, he has got  to work, and, if Lie won't'lib that he will  ..id his food cut down and himself in a  prison, which is made just about as un-  ���������omfortable for him aslt can be.--  France possesses two of these dump-,  ng grounds <for human refuse, as they'  may justly be called. One-is French,  Guiana, which is about one of, the"best  places | in the world to -get out of and  -top away from. The other is the isle  of Pines, which is a coral fringed paradise far away in the south Pacific, one  of the most beautiful spots ever trodden*  by human feet or" darkened by the'presence of human crime. 4  It is on the isle of Pines that the first  process of compulsory reformation bo-  gins. The hard cases are lodged in barracks, fed and taught, possibly for the  first timo in their lives, how to do useful work.  Their working day is about seven hours  aud a half.'and from what I have seen  of them they are well treated, well fed  and by no means overworked. Of course  very few of them know anything about a  trade. Their only idea in life has been  to loaf from the cradle to the grave.  Those who can never be made into workmen or workwomen are put on tho fields,  farms and coffee plantations.' Others are  taught trades, and gradually the aimless,  shiftless loafer of the slums becomes a  more or less skillful carpenter, blacksmith, wheelwright or stonemason,  v The" women work -ia' the fields just as  the free peasant women do in Franco or  taught straw plaiting, hatmaking and  that kind of work.  Those who conduct themselves well nnd  really try to work can earn a few sous a  day. Half their earnings is saved for  them by the government against th������* dav  oi partial release. The other half they  are allowed to spend on little luxuries  which cf course always take the form of  something to eat or drink or smoke.  All this time they are under "what is ���������  practically prison discipline, and it ia  wonderful how quickly,this shapes the  bully and blackguard'of the'streets into  the decent industrious workman, who  knows that good work and good "behavior  ,v*ill win him comparative freedom and'  the right to live a really pleasanter life  than he could.ever have led as a criminal  iu France. -        '' ,  . ,At   length,  for   those  who   have   been  proved capable of a"certain amount of re-  gohe'ration.   arrives  the day   when' they' ���������  pass   from   "collective"   to   "individual"  rologation.   In other words, they are permitted to leave the barracks and'the la-- ,  bor, gang and 6eek such, employment as������ ''  they can get in'the,coiouy.  If they have learned a trade, they'may,  practice- .it.    There '.are,   indeed,   cases'^  whore a hopeless case in France has be- ���������"  come an employer of labor iii the colony. (  Others go into domestic service, ahd^some  got minor posts under the administration. ,  1 met one mild eyod old gentleman in the,  isle of Pines who was employed as'secre-'  tary.to the government.   He-kept the'ac: "  counts of the island in order and amused-  his leisure by the compilation,of tbe history, of the penal colony. " ��������� j   "'  Bp was a doctor of letters of the uni-.  versity in Paris, a man of great intellect .  tual power.-but absolutely no-.moral control.'   In, France he had lost office after,   *  .office, taken to drink, then 'to begging and  petty   thieving.     Under   our   system-   he  "would  have" been  in 'and ,ouf of "prison,-  dodging   the   police   meanwhile   till   he-  starved to death under a railway a'rch-'or  Jet himself drop out of human sight in the '  Thames. .Here   he, was  living  a', quiet.-  healthy'!, useful  life in. an exquisite .chV ,  'mate ^without a care on :his mind, save'' -'  perhaps   the ' memory- of   what   he   had  been_r,      '       _ ,',',..* '' "  As ii rule when-reformed  bard-case,  have reached a position like,this,there i|. '  no reason, why they should ever,want foi, * v  the ;nf>cet.saries or even the. com forts'"ol."  .life again.   There are. iq fact.,only two t  things they may not do., They must hot  leave the colony, and they must not mar-   i  ry.-'In ,,former times  marriage   .vas per-   ."  mirted.*and those who were married"be-;  fore banishment were allowed to come to- (.  pother again in the colony, but now the '  government  bas  most, wisely  put a stop  lo this,  wherefore tbe  French  criminal  does not increase, and  multiply, as tbe  Rnglish one does.   ������   ��������� , t'.  I  - **<  v-  ' - The Dust-nan. '���������'  The duflttnan comes'with a cart by day .   .  And carries the bins on hie back,  -But ar night h<������.goe_ In a bood of gray i  And a mantle of misty black,   "v  Slow.-low. you may U^ar him go, ' 0  *Dust of dre .ms in ynur*'cyes to throv, .4, ,  With a,soft little bell, whose al*-ppy .him*  Tinkle* drowsily all the time���������_.... , V  "Ding-a-'ding!"  to the dusty street, Ir the "dewy grass.   ,4'41  He _ol������*r_nly step* orTbi6 way,      .   > ��������� \'  But yoi' never, never ce*. see him pasa, ,   - . '  i    For"he keeps'.n the shadows gray. -n  Slow, slow, you-can hear him ro, -,"'._,  ,  Dust of dreamr In your-eyes to throw.  And his Wheels are h-ished. and hi. horse-, pmoa <  NVery softly from place to plaoe^��������� _  ,   ' "Ding-a-dingl"    ,.  He rails to the dear 13fie sleepy heads:  "It's Retting exceodinply late!  You must creep up stairs to your wee white  beds; ' ,  Did you know It was half past eight?"  .Slow, alow, you will hear him go.  Dust of dreams in your eyeB to throw;      ''  When he mounts thc stair, when  be opec tha  'door.  Sleeping sound, you will hear once more���������  .������������������Ding--..-<liiigl"  ���������Pall Mall Gazette.  Reflection*! of n. Bachelor. '  If it wasn't for silk petticoats, women's skirts would get a. lot dirtier.  -   Old bachelors understand women the  best because they! generally don't try-  to. -     '  Every woman has an Idea that nobody could look at her and think she  was as old as she is.  You , can always , tell when a .girl  thinks sho is "intellectual" by the waj  she combs her hair  If you lie to a woman and she linds  it out, she won't trust you; if you don't  lie to her and she doesn't find it out,  she will hate you.-���������Now York Press..  WAS BR CHASE ffl SAVED 01 B.BY  Croup, Whooping Cough, Bronchitis and Severe Chest  Coughs Cannot Withstand the Soothing, Healing  Effects of Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine.  A Seripns  ".Intter.  Citiman���������Does Jenkins live out your  way?  He's certainly a suburbanite.  Subbubs���������Why.-so evidently? ...  Citimau���������Because every time 1 meet  him he's got some funny story about  his inability to get a servant girl who  will stay more than a week.  Subbubs���������,He can't be a suburbanite,  then. If he were, he wouldn't joke  about it. ��������� Catholic Standard and  Times.        ���������f- -  Co4.;. .l:;'t  F_ol_> li'-rsolf. ���������  Clara ���������Iiiiw ilid you ��������� .-Dine to acccp.  Mr. Saplx--!-! .      / '.  Dora I i:a';l tn. He ;>i .i|i')s<-'-l to rac i.  a c.-iiiiii-. ainl in- .>:oi s" -������������������-���������.'''������������������'U'd' 1 "���������-������������������I''  afraid  we'll mi-n  A   PomkS": !t������  Sr.ond,  "Oh. ..o*rt bo foolish."' i-xelalmod the  young bride, "lie's merely au old (lame  of mine!"  "Indeed." cried her aged but wealthy  husband. "I'll warrant you dream of  his tender advances yet."  "No," she replied, with a-faraway  look, "uot yet."���������Philadelphia Press:  It is.ihe mothcL-jiV who-especially appreciate the '_rnu^S,f"-d.irtlies of Dr.  Chase's Syrup of' Linseed and Turpentine. They keep it invthe" houso as  the most prompt and certain cure obtainable for croup,.'bronchitis and severe coughs and .colds to which children are "subject.   -It'^has never failed  ply state that part of one bottle cured her, and she is now well and as  bright as a cricket."  Mrs. F. "Uwyei* of Chester villi., says:  "My little girl of three, years had an  attack of bronchial pneumonia. My  husband and I thought she' was go-,  ing to leave the world.us her caso resisted     tho    doctor's     treatment.      I  them. Scores of thousands of mothers-j bought. a\bottle of Dr.1 Chase's Syrup  say: "'Twas t)r. Chase who saved- of J^inseed and Turpentine from our  our baby." t .. (popular druggist,"'".V.   G.  Bolster.  Af-  ' .Mrs.' F. W.' Bond, 20 -Macdonald . ter '.the 'first two or three doses the  street, Barrio, Ont., says :���������"Itaving t child began to get better, and we arc  tried your medicine, my faith is very .thankful  to  su.y   is  all  right     to-day  high in its powers of curing coughs  and croup. My little, girl has been  subject to croup for a long time, and  I found nothing to cure it until I  gave Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed  and Turpentine. I cannot speak too  highly of it."  Mr. W. A. Wylie, 57 Scaton street,  Toronto, states:���������"My little grandchild had.suffered with a nasty, hacking cough for about eight weeks  when we procured a bottle of Dr.  Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine. After the first dose she called  it 'honey' and was eager for medicine time to come around.    I can sim-  after seven' weeks' sickness.' yi  Mr. E. Hill, faremafrr.-BerkcIet-. St.,  Fire Hall, Toronto, says: "1 desire  to say in favor of Dr. Chase's Syrup  of Linseed and 'Turpentine that ono  of my children was promptly relieved of whooping cough, and as long  as obtainable will not be without it  in the house, nor use any other medicine."  Dr. Chase's Syrup of ' Linseed and  Turpentine is sold everywhere and is  used in more homes than any other  treatment for diseases of the throat  and lungs. 25 cents a bottle. Ed-  manson, Bates   & Co., Toronto.  "���������jj  yil  .1  i  j  i  i  R  ���������v_?������  h    -,i/<5K!-  ''*���������*(?..  .*���������  :���������->, ���������' <&  (*  THE LOOM OF DREAMS.  I broider the world upon a loom;  I broider with dreams my tapestry.  Here in a little lonely room  '.  I am master of earth and sea.  And the planets come to me.        ."  t broider my life into (the frame,  I broider my love, thread upon thread.  fhe world goes by with its glory and shame;  Crowns are bartered, and blood is shed;  I sit and broider my dreams instead.  _   *  And the oni������ world is the world of my dream*,  And my,weaving the only happiness,  For what is the world but what it seems.  And who knows but that God, beyond our guess,-  Sits weaving worlds out of loneliness?,  ,       ���������Arthur Symons in Saturday Review.  ���������*3H  j HIS LOST LOVE  ,1  ' A Story of a.  .Harvelcu- Cure.  BY  KATE  M. CLEARY.  * After ten years spent abroad Eustace  Carnivert-found it pleasant to be back in  Chicago. Here centered all memories of  his ambitious boyhood, ' his laborious  youth, -his disappointed, disheartened,  suddenly illumined 'manhood. As he  Btood awaitin'g his friend in the reception  room,of the^latter he looked down on then  f\' congested sidewalks of the great street  , - that ran  tar'below.    By'narrowing his  '--    eyelids he, could fancy it a strip ot" nar-  -'".row;  black.and  turbulent   river.     Much  was as he" remembered it, much changed.  He had changed/   He was not the boy of,  "���������    exquisite ideals who had made one oC-tbe  ("   State "street  throng."   lie xwas  not. the  '"   science,loving lad  who had striven  and  , - struggled and almost, starved.    He  was  y not the studious'and  self  denying. individual _who had sacrificed the necessaries  1  i of'the body"for the rapture of the mind  V  and the sustenance of the soi'il^ No. ��������� The  ������   . man  who  had   come  back   was not  the  .,    man who had gone away..   ''Save for one  r   -thing," he'.said  to'himsc'.' softly;?  'if or  'one only."   '^ ������,'.,- "        /       ;    "  "Old boy,'old boy!" fcricd a rich and  hcartsome voice.    "Is it you���������is it really  you."    Then the hand which had crashed down on his shoulder gripped his hand  hard.'  and   the   men ' stood   looking   into  ��������� each other's eyes,as only friends between''  whom an indissoluble bond exists look at  >    each   other   after   a  "parting   of- years.  "You haven't, changed. Harry. -And your  '".   fame as a surgeon is as great across the  ocean'as in-'your own land. *, You'should  .*��������� be a proud prophet', to be honored here."  -   . "I!"'exclaimed-Dr. Gfiscom. -"Il'-Luck  . has come my   way, - but  I. refuse to  be  - '.complimented ' by" the American'' oculist  '. whom - Europe has delighted to extol!  '��������� Come.into   my   office.     We .can't" talk.  - here."    He turned to the young woman.  Vy in charge of tho, suit._ "I shall^not be at  ,    liberty-until Inotify you," he said.    - '- -  '.-' Tlfey had a good, half hour together,  .the old   friends  who*-had-been   aspiring  _ and determined" and _tq whom repute and  4   consequent wealth had come. ,-They talked of many people,, many, things.'  ,     "You ari.v married. I^ft-ar, Harry," Carnivert said.       ��������� V *- *  "Long  ago.     There  are  three  youngsters.   The boy is called after you."  "You  must  recollect,"  said  the other  quietly, "that I was,engaged to Margaret  Chester.    Her father was as power in the  world of finance.    The social and  intel-  v lectual supremacy of the family was uever questioned.     The  engagement   was  a  44  tremendous mistake.''    I  had  nothing except my ambition.    When 1 came to my  ������'senses   after   my   insane   declaration,   I  realized the culpability of  which  1 had  been guilty���������the advantage  I had taken  of her frank and girlish affection.   I went  to her.    I roleased-her.    She assented almost in absolute silence to the breaking  of our betrothal.   A few weeks later that'  windfall came to me���������that undreamed of  and mysterious legacy which enabled me  to go abroad to study.    I studied   hard.  Occasion  offered:   opportunities  presented themselves.    I-took instant advantage  of  them,   with   what   result   you (know.  And  now���������now  that   I   have come back  circumstanced  beyond  all  probability of  poverty, distinguished in my chosen profession,  if 11   may say  so,   I  cannot find  the only woman  1  ever_ loved���������will ever  love well enough to make my wife." t  There was a brief, a sympathetic silence.  "1 know," said Griscom. He did not  look up. "The father failed. The mother went to live with her elder son in  Montana. The younger ..boy���������well, he  went the pace that kills. A shattered  mind was the culmination --I a luief aud  brilliant career.    As for Margaret" ���������  *'You," in u tense tone, "know nothing  of ber?"  The surgeon hesitated. Then he said in  a voice of decision, **.\othing."  Carnivert arose, walked down the office between the Oauking eases of plate  glass tilled with glittering surgical and  scientific paraphernalia, then slowly back  again.    Griscom sprang to his feet.'      .  "Come!" he cried.    "I'll be'���������with you in  a few minutes.    You shall uot-go back to  your  hotel.     What   uouseiise!'    Do  you  think  you  shall   escape  us  as easily   as  that'?    You  are  coming  home with   me  ���������coming to see Jennie and your namesake.    Dress-rdinner?    Oh.   we are  not  so formal as all that at our house."     -  . At   the   Griscom   residence   Carnivert  found a warm welcome.   Griscom's wife  was the kind of a woman who can make  a guest feel that his coming brings pleasure;   that  his  departure causes   regret.  It was a happy little household, neither  monotonously  dull\nor, so  painstakingly  gay as to be weari.ome. , The oculist of  wide and enviable reputation  was made  to understand that he was well liked per-,  sonally and not  merely admired  professionally.    So-he  found   himself often  at  the genial hearthstone of the Griscoms.  Sometimes he sadly  needed  the serenity  of   atmosphere    which    there   prevailed.  For the search which he had come across  the Atlantic to.prosecute was void.of result.     All  bis   following of clews  terminated at a blank wall.    AJ1 his inquiries  brought replies negative and  unsatisfactory.  One   bitter   midwinter   night,'   coming  Into the familiar warmth and comfort of  the Griscom establishment, he was startled by the alarmed impetuosity with  which the wife of his friend accosted  him.        i        ' '  "Dr. Carnivert, you will go at once to  find Harry! Little Eustace is ill���������diphtheria, I fear. I have a physician here,  but, of, course, the child must have his  father. I do not know where he may be  found just now. Perhaps at the Audito-'  rium���������he " spoke of attending 'a dinner  there���������perhaps he has dropped into the  club.' Bring him home!"  ' X  Carnivert did not find hisr friend at the  hotel. Neither was he at the club. . But  he had been there. A telephone'message  had come for bim an hour before. He  aad hastened to the hospital where he  regularly attended. The oculist ,followed  him. " ' ,  "Dr.'Griscom?   I must sochim at'once.  It' i&^important���������immediate."  , "I shall tell him."'^ A door at the left  4*-*ftsropened.   "You will wait here, if you  please."    ',  Carnivert en+ereJ the room, indicated.  ,it was ono of the ordinary formal apartments to be found on the main floor of  every hospital. A girl at'a. small, table  in one corner was manipulating ,a typewriter. ,*��������� At sound of intruding footsteps  she rose; gathered her papers together  and turned to'leave the room. Attracted  by something in her form, her motion,  Eustace Carnivert glanced at her in sharp  interrogation.      , > r  "Margaret!"    He sprang forward,''with  va quack, low cry.   "Margaret, Margaret!"  , The papers fell from her hands.    She  stiffened,'" stood  before  him  rigid,- ,stoue  .till.        * ,  "Margaret!',   he said- again and 'could  utter no other .word. '] , ,        .  -"-"Hush!" she sai<_, striving to withdraw  her hands'from his fierce grasp. j,"Dou't  j'outnotice���������can't you"���������  The speech was  wrung from her,'broken, painfully.^  ''"Oh, yes!"  he cried.     "My   dear,-my  poorj dear girl!"    He leaned forward, his  ,eyes full,of  passionate, pity,' fixed   full  "upon -hers. '"How( long,has it been so���������  'how long?*'/ . ; , \      yy .>  C<*I only learned it the day you'gave me  hack   my." betrothal' pledge."     The "long  lashed., lids\tdrooped , over   the   siglitles.*  orbs.    "That was, why I did not protest.  I was.jtrying.to get up courage,when'you  came to do what you did."  "And I have .come back from tbe. old  world to find you! , You vfere not using a  typewriter?"    "        , "' j"' *���������  ��������� "Yes. I have'one with raised letters���������  especially constructed for the blind. Henry Griscom' got me a position li'ere. It  is light and easy.- I am able to do many  things.. Dr. Griscom has been kind . to  me.".-/  "He has not been kind to me!" vehemently. , "He said he did-not know where  you were!*' '  ."I' made him promise that when 1  k'new you-4 were returning. , Somehow I  felt���������1 have, always felt���������you were coming  back. But "now you mns.go away again.  You must forget'me. I win not^Iet my  blindness,be a burden and a barrier to  you."    -\ti -       -'*���������-.'.''  "You are' thinner, paler- than of old.  Margaret/but sw'eeter-r-for your sadness  ���������to me!".  '   "1   have   suffered."   she   said   simply.  ,"Now go!" ��������� .   ,   <"y  Instead he put firm, professional fingers  on her eyelids���������forced her to let him look  long and steadily. A sound.like a sob.  still a joyful sound, broke--from him.  "I,can cure you, Margaret!" His voice  was hoarse with exultation. "Thank  God for that.    I can cure you!"  Just then Dr. Giiscom came in. Carnivert'gave Lis message. The men' went  away.     *  - ''Fate brought you "together after all!"  Griscom said.    "You do not blame me?" .  "You could  not break your word,  but  should not have given such a promise."  "How, could I tell you loved her still���������  after all these years?"  > "I thought you were my friend. The  intuition of a friend is definite as divine.  Do you think it is in my nature to love  lightly���������to forget?"  "I know it is not." I ask your pardon."  ��������� "Here we are at the house. I shall  wait to hear how the dear little lad is."  Griscom took the stairs three at a  time. . "Better!" he cried, coming down,  radiant. "Atjeast he is in no danger.  His mother was unnecessarily alarmed.  It is only tonsilitis. He will be about  in a few'days.-" ���������  "That is fine! Xow I must be selfish  for a few minutes. Come into the libra-  ary." There he turned and faced his  comrade. "Harry," he said. "I can cure  Margaret!"  "Eustace!" cried Griscom. "Are you  sure?     For   God's   sake,   don't   deceive  Margaret^ was smiling through-joyful  tears. And her lover, in, silence more  eloquent than any speech, looked down  upon her.���������St. Louis Republic. '  THE STORY 0]. A DUEL  Illiternte Rnnia.  The general illiteracy of the Russian  country people has one* curious result.,, A  writer in Scribner's who has traveled  widely in .their country notes that the  shopkeepers announce their wares by pictures rather than by names. The attention of customers is sought by paintings  of the ar.icles-.on sale���������as of coats and  trousers in the clothing stores; bread,  butter, cheese and sausages in the, line  of provisions;'knives, forks and "Carpenter's tools at the hardware dealer's, and  so on. Even in the barracks the sentry  is taught the proper military" motion's by  a series of pictures. It all seems like  dealing with children���������as it is. "There  are millions on millions who read no  books or newspapers and write and receive no letters." ., , ' '  FAMOUS'COMBAT   PROVOKED.BY  , POLITICS  IN   IRELAND.  that' day  dated  his  power and  influence  as the tribune of the Irish people.  Tlie Fatal Meeting* Between Daniel  O'Connell and J. _.. D'Esterre���������The  Effect of .lie Duel on the Influence  of O'Connell.  ,  When Action* Speak..  Daughter���������No, "mamma, Harold has not  proposed as yet���������that is, not in so many  words. "���������*     , t>      ��������� *'.  Mother���������Mercy on me, Jane! You must  not wait for words. Proposals arc mostly  made up of sighs, gurgles, stammers,  coughs, hems, haws aud looks, you know.1  ���������London Tit-Bits. ���������   ������.  W������rlcinjcrtlie Head of the Faintly;    .  It's nowise boy who knows how to  work his father,nnd in'this preciousnge'  most boys are wise. Louis' father works  In Omaha, but Louis himself lives witb  /his grandma''in western Nebraska.  Like most boj-s do, Louis,writes to his  fond father only when he wants money,,  or something new in wearing'npparel.  Last -week he- wrote, .enumerating a  number of articles be. needed. Among  other things he wrote:        . - J  "Please send me some stockings. You  better send -bicycle/ stockings' because  they'last longer "than the other -kind.  Are you going to'send me a D-cycle on  my birthday to *-*"' ���������������*>���������* v'^h ������)-������ bicycle  stockings?" s    "**  Th*/Obstacle. n  , 'Oldhamme��������� Young man. have an  Ideal. Have an ideal. I say. and hug it  to your bosom'at all times and places:  Youngdogge-^She-won't let me.���������Harper's Bazar.   -'.,'��������� ,    .  The Better Man.  v A safe man is often better for the  long pull'than the brilliant man. The  latter flashes, and' is gone, while the  other stands by"you. . .   .' "  A.LONDON  CROWD.  yourself"���������  "1 have examined her eyes. I arc positive. The operation will be similar to  that which brought me the success I had  fought so long to wiu."  *��������� The weeks that followed were weeks  of eager hope, of confident anticipation,  of rapturous conviction. Doubt, despair  ���������these had no p!aee_-jrr the sanguine mind  of the great oculist. v  It came���������the all eventful day. Then  there was the enforced period of seclusion, of waiting. But when the hour arrived, when Carnivert was to remove the  bandages from the'long-unseeing eyes of  Margaret Chester his hand trembled for  the first time.'  : "Look!" he commanded-in a. straining  whisper. "Look, beloved!" Her voice'  rang out, thrilling those who heard. "1  can see! I can see! Eustace, Eustace!"  Oh, the ecstasy of that cry! "I can see  you!"  Then he had caught her in his arms.  Her head was on his shoulder; her happy  face crushed against his breast.  "Old fellow," Griscom said reverently,  "there is something I must tell you now.  After that parting between you.aud Margaret she transferred to yon all tbe property she personally possessed. It was a  legacy to her from an aunt. . That is the  money which you spoke of as having  come to you mysteriously.,. Her lawyers  were bound- to silence. Without that  gift of exquisite generosity you could  never have gone abroad, jstudied, fulfilled  your dreams of success, attained your  present eminence!"  "Nor given' Margaret back her sight!"  Dr. Griscom's wife said softly. j i  It Makes Fun For Itaelf With Water  Sqalrters and Tickler*.     -   ]  ' - i j   s       ' ' r  --There'is always a mixture of the horrible and the delightful in a London crowd."  The "horrible" includes the water so.uirt-  /ers,, which are' known by''the name of "all  the jolly fun." These squirters''are also |  brought into requisition .during the election by rude boys and girls to show their  disapproval of certain quiet men who, on  being interrogated, have declared their intention of voting in opposition to the  views of the rude boys and girls. In a  large crowd there are always hundreds  of these squirters, which-are always referred to as "all the jolly fun."  "Oh, missus! All the jolly fun to ye!"  cries a street hooligau at a handsomely  dressed woman in a carnival crowd, and  into her face is squirted the water. This  sort of "fun" is, of course, never resorted to by any but the lower Londoners,  but lower Londoners make up a large  part of a London crowd. It is useless to  protest against it, and so far 'it has appeared useless to agitate the subject in  ' parliament. Many times, so I am told,  staid parliamentarians* have given their  attention to this subject and have brought  up the proposition to abolish "all the  jolly funs" by punishing any persons seen  carrj'ing one, but in spite of agitation  against it "all the jolly fun" remains a  horrible feature and fixture in a London  crowd.  Another of the carnival horrors has  been the "tickler,"1 but it is.an insignificant discomfort compared with "all the  jolly fun." "Ticklers, ticklers���������two a  penny. Who'd be without a tickler when  ticklers are so cheap?" This is the selling cry of the vender of peacock feathers,  otherwise "ticklers." They sell like hot  cakes in the London crowd, nearly every  member of which seems to become possessed of a passion to tickle his or her  neighbor on the ear or in the neck with a  peacock's feather. The buying and -manipulation of the "ticker" are 'not confined to the lower Londoners. College  boys out foi\a lark and clubmen, having  partly disguised themselves, are especially adeot at w^i'ling the peacock  feather.       -,  Serving Ont a Wife,Beater.  In a Derbyshire village, where I spent  some years b������ my boyhood, a man who  had beaten his wife, or" had committed  some other grave offense, . was taken  around the town in a cart and finally  soused' in a horse pond. The culprit was  followed by a crowd of men and boys,  who made an excruciating din by rattling tin cans and singing some lines  beginning:  Ran, dan, dan,  With an old V-  Snited Him.  "I would die for you!" she exclaimed,  pillowing her head upon his shoulder.  "Oh, no, you needn't, darling!", was the  quick reply.    "I like red hair."  In spite of their insanitary habits the  Chinese often escape disease because  their bouses are well, ventilated and the  children receive a daily sun bath.  Pure butter,  furnish the oi  system.  e-iten   in  moderation,  will  s  required   by  the human  The story of an Irish political duel is  told by Michael MacDonagh in Cornhill  '.Magazine. , ,   ,  On* Jan. 22, 1815, at a meeting of the  newly framed Catholic association, Daniel O'Connell urged the necessity of in-.  fusing   fresh  life   and' energy   into   the  movement for Catholic emancipation.  No  petition, as he pointed*out, had been presented to parliament the previous year.  "I   am   convinced,"   said   he,   "that' the  Catholic cause has suffered by neglect of  discussion.    Had  the  petition   been  last  year-the subject of debate we should not  how see the beggarly corporation of Dublin anticipating our efforts by a petition  of  an  opposite tendency."   The speech  was reported'in the newspapers the next  day, and'4J. N. D'Esterre, a member of  the corporation, sent O'Connell ,a letter  demanding ,retraction.   The latter refus-,  ed to either admit or disclaim the express-ion    respecting    the    corporation,    and  D'Esterre   then   widely   proclaimed   that  he was going to horsewhip O'Connell publicly.   Clansmen of both parties gathered,  ready for a general row, but D'Esterre  did not attempt to 'make his threat good.  However,' he challenged O'Connell  to a-  duel.,and on Feb. 1 D'Esterre and O'Con-  nell,,stood face to face"1 in' mortal combat  iu a field in the county of Kildare.  (   O'Connell for a portion of the time thc  seconds were arranging ^matters walked  'up andtdown at the end of the field near  the road, wall closely wrapped id his great  cloak, apparently engaged in prayer. Aft-  er'awliile.he joined <his friends, and, recognizing in the throng Jerry MacCarthy,  a "well known Dublin tailor, lie exclaimed,  in his wonted exuberance of spirits, "Ah,  Jerry,"11- never missed  you from  an.ag-.  gregate meeting." " Seeing Charles Phillips.'a  well   known   Irish -barrister - and  a arbor of   "Curraiiand   His Contemporaries," in the crowd, he'called him aside  and said: "Phillips, this seems to me not  a personal  but a  political affair.    I am  obnoxious, to, a-party, and they, adopt a  false pret'ense'to cut'me off. < They have  reckoned   without  their  host,   I   promise  you.'   I am one of thV best shots in Ireland, at ,a"marl_, having as a public man  consideredit my duty to prepare for my  own  protection against such unprovoked  aggressions as the present.    Now.'remem-  ber what I say to-you.    I may-be struck;  myself, and then skill is out of the question, but'if I am'not my antagonist will,  have cause to regret having forced me into this conflict."      , ,       , ^    *  '   As O'Connell flung off1 his coat beforo  repairing to his position bis'second carefully,looked him over, and. noticing that'  he wore a white muslin cravat and'that  a large bunch of seals hung'from his fob,  he   had   both   removed,   remarking   that  such conspicuous objects would regulate'  the  aim  of  D'Esterre.    The  latter-displayed  the  same  cool   indifference.    He  was observed twirling his right leg round  a cane resting on  the ground,and chat-  tiug unconcernedly to his fiiends. .When  he appeared in his place, he declared that  whatever might be the* result of this unpleasant  business v between   himself  and  O'Connell it did not originate on his part  from   any   religious   animosity "or   party  feeling.   From the bottom of his heart he  could   say���������and   he .appealed   to   Cod  to  witness the truth of his words���������he har-  boredv'no ill feelings against his Catholic  fellow countryman.  The   combatants   were, placed   facing  each'other ten paces apart, with a pistol  in each  hand, the  directions  being that  when  the  signal   was given  they   might  tire whenever they pleased, advancing or  retiring   before * or   after    fire   as   they  thought   proper.    After   the  signal   both  men stood with weapons down for a few-  seconds,   closely   watching   each   other.  Then  D'Esterre���������maneuvering apparently to confuse O'Connell  and  make him  lire at random���������moved a pace to the left,  took a step forward and raised hi4-" pistol  as if to fire.   But O'Connell,  who stood  still on the alert, anticipated him.   Quick  as lightning he lifted his weapon, aimed  low and fired.   About the same moment  D'Esterre's weapon exploded, the bullet  struck   the   ground   at   O'Connell's  feet,  aud the unfortunate man staggeVed, then  lell heavily forward amid the wild, exulting shouts of the crowd of peasants. Both  the surgeons hastened to him.- Tbe ball  had  traversed the hip and  could  not be  found: but, though D'Esterre was bleeding profusely, no one suspected  that  be  had  received  his death  wound.    In  fact.  Major   MacNamara   shook   Sir   Edward  Stanley  by  the  hand,  warmly  congratulating him that the duel had ended without loss of life.  1 The popular excitement in Dublin when  the result became known was tremendous. Bonfires blazed till midnight in the  streets, which swarmed with crowds  shouting in joy for the safe return of  their favorite. Next day 700-gentlemen  left their cards at-O'Connell's residence.  ���������Meanwhile D'Esterre was slowly' bleeding to death in bis house at Bachelor's  Walk. The.end came on the afternoon of  ���������Friday, the second day after the duel.  Before his death the unhappy man made  a'declaration.that he alone was responsible for i his death, that O'Connell was  blameless in the matter, as he himself  had provoked the duel.. -������������������-���������-��������� '���������__���������==  So ended an event, memorable in 'the  varied vicissitudes of O'ConneH's career,  lie was. at heart the kindest and most  good nafured of men: he was also of a  deeply religious nature, and lie had a  genuine horror of bloodshed. Thc death  of D'Esterre therefore filled' him with, remorse. . He publicly declared shortly afterward that be bad made a vow never  again to send or to receive a challenge to  a duel. In later years ho went io i lit.* extent of wearing a black glove always on  bis ri_.ljt hand as a token of bis mourning  for having killed D'Esterre. .But. the effect pf the duel on O'Connell's fortunes  us an agitator was ���������immense. Ou that day  lie became known and loved throughout  the   length   and   breadth   of   '������������������eland���������on  ���������   >     .Jtrir In a Cloned Mine.  . > . -. '  The Institution of Mining Engineers of  Great Britain at a recent meeiing li>ten-'  ed    to w.-i    report   on    the   opening   of   a  mine  which   bad  been   tightly   closed   for  If:   months.     The  firM   nihil  of  air   was'  analyzed   and   found   ro   contain   S4   perl  cent of nitrogen, Iii per cent of lire damp-  aiidM  per cent  of carbon dioxide.    The  ������'iiidifinn of the mine������was practically nn-  -li:iii_"<'il. and  no damage has  been  dona  ��������� i>- iIih eases.     Bread  was dried as hard  ii- lii-eiiit. cooked bacon was quite fiesh,  ������������������:������������������! water for horses had not evaporated. '  AN   EASY-GOING BEAR.'  Pliotogrriiii'hliiK u ltig* Grizxly  In  the  '   Yello.vr._one 'Park.. ',. '  I said to my cowboy friend, "Do you '  know fcbis bear?" ���������* '  He replied: "Waal, I reckon I do/'  That's tlio old grizzly. He's,the biggest b'ar in tbe park, lie generally  minds his own busiuess, but 'he ain't  scared o' nothin, an today, you see, he's  been scrappln,' so he's liable to,, be  ugly." ��������� '       ���������  .      >    y  "I .would  like ,to  take his piq.ure,"  said -I, "and if you .will- help me I am ''  willing ,to take some chances on it."  "All -right,"   said ,he,   with   a   gritu  "I'll stnnd by on tlie horse, an if he ���������"  charges you I'll charge him. an I kin  knock'him down once; but'I can't do  it .twice.    You .better have your tree .  picked out."       ,     ,->'.''->  The grizzly came on, aad I snapped',  him   at   40  yards,   then   again 'at  20  yards,- and -still' bo "came  quietly   toward me.    I sat down on the garbage  and made, ready���������IS yards���������1G*yards���������  12 yards��������������� yards.- and still be came, -  while tbe  pitch  of  Johnny's  protests   '  kept   rising   proportionately. '   Finally*4"  at  five ' yards.'he -.stopped and  swung <\;  his huge bearded  bead to'one side to  see .what ,was making*that aggravat-.  ing row ln the tree top. giving nie-a-;  profile view, and 1 snapped the camera.   >.  At the click he turned on me with a  thunderous *g-r-o-w-l. -and, I 'sat   still  and  trembling,  wondering if my  last J.  moment,-hadtcome.    For a second he '-  glared at me, and I could note, tbe lit-, \  tie greeu electric lamp in each of his    <*  eyes.,  Thenfbe slowly turned .and pick-'"*  cr\ up a^large tomato can.    '      .   , _'r /  ���������'  ''Goodness.!' 1 thought, "is he going/ .  to throw that at me?" But he 'delib- r'-  erately licked it out. droppod.it and' ,rj_  r,took another, paying thenceforth ;no *  heed whatever either,to me or to* John-, -  ny; evidently 'considering us, equally *"*,  beneath   his  notice. ������..     "     ��������� ��������� '*���������-* "4''  i *" * '      ���������  *��������� . ��������� .   .    _��������� .   i       v L  _������>;  6 <*<*  ��������� -  ������������������".  J  *���������-   _  -'  .  ."    7  ���������-.  -  -W  ,"*-���������  1     J."*-  v.  ,   i  TOO'KXENTURIES TO BUILD.  Cologne CntlfedrnlrWaa In Procesi ol  Erection  <.���������.;_   Yenri*.       <  ''While the first stone of,Cologne cathedral was laid on Aug. "15. 1248. and  the body of the''edifice was not opened  until Aug. 15, 18'IS, GOO years later' to  the very day, it was not, however, until Aug. 35, 1SS0. that the splendicl  structure was finally reported completed, having thus occupied iu building  the record time of.exactly 032 years.  The, castle of. Kingsgolierg, which  stands at tbe southern extremity .of  Jutland, took 204 years from the laying  of the foundation stone to tbe rigging  of its master's banner on its" highest  tlagstalf.' Its foundation stone was the  skull of its builder'.: bitterest enemy.  Three mouths after its laying Count  Jborsing, the builder of the castle, was *  killed. His son ,was then iu swaddling  clothes. Tie did not continue his father's work until aged 24.  On his twenty-fifth birthday he was  thro-wu into'prison by the son of the  man whose skull Jay in the earth of  Kingsgoberg's foundation stone. In  this manner master after master of  Kingsgoberg was stopped putting another stone toward tlie completion of  the founder's work till civilization intervened.  Restormel castle, in Cornwall, .took  90 years to build, of which period exactly one-third was occupied in excavating tbe foundations. ' The solid rock  upon which it stands is'almost as hard  as irou. Indeed Restormel means in  Cornish "the palace of the Iron rock."  Milan cathedral was begun in 13S0  and finish-.] under Napoleon in 1S05,  419 years.  The Duomo,  at  Florence,  was com-'  menced  by  Arnulfo in the year 12.14.   ���������  the last block of marble being placed  in position in the facade in presence of  the king ou  -iliiv   .?   tSS7, a period of  593 years.-  Kent  nnd   Burr.  James Kent, whose famous '.'Cora-  mentaries ori'American, Law" is classed with F.lackstone as the greatest  textbook on law, was a great admirer  of Alexander Hamilton, and when the  great Federalist- was killed by Aaron  Burr in a duel he became the implacable enemy of the latter. One day long ���������  afterward when iu New York the  judge  saw   Burr on  the opposite side  of Nassau street. He weut across the  street as fast as bis years would permit aud. brandishing bis cane in Burr's,  face, shouted: ���������'..'���������"���������;���������������������������'  "You're a scoundrel, sir,.a.scoundrel,  a scoundrel!" .".''.,  Burr proved equal,to the'emergency.  He raised bis hnt.and bowed to tbe  ground and then "said in his calmest  professional tone, "The opinions of tbe  learned chancellor are'always entitled  j to   tlie   highest   consideration."  ... I  "p_<  ,. y  ���������*���������*���������..������������������ *���������* 1  ma ' o  f.  II. r  i  If.'  aWM  If  In  !_  I1,  li.  li  li __r  i -  THE   CUMBERLAND NEWS  SSUED EVERY W EDNESDAY.  Subscription, $g a y a*-*4! in advance.  -   TOL -JR. #n&erson, BSMtor.  (I  *>  I. -,  ._  _ *-  ' Advertisers wlio want t_t. eir ac  Ranged,    should   get    copy m~- to}  %2 a.m. day before issue.  S-ibrcTsWi-P failing - to"'Moe:*-.<e Tine  *_f KWrt regularly will confer a fw. cr _>y jvot ,-  ying  tt^m^oiiice.  /ob Work ffltim? O. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash." in Advance,.  !  nM__<H<  I   i      <  FOR SALE.  WJSDJSKSDAY, APRIL 24, 1901  ii*'  H  J*    '  1  {*���������.-  li''   -  IS.       ���������  fe--.  If-  I.  I *  mm *������������������"   ���������*  ���������  _- -  *  i,:.  I!  ,-.>��������� .  i .'f  i-:  1* -  COJJ-IEBY, INQUIRY..  We give in thia   issue",   'extract-s  ���������from-.certain   depositions  omitted  last, week from  shortness of   spaced  William Jfcpy said���������Had be _n,'en-  gaged in  No. 6   shaft last '-white-*-,  WorKed 5'shifts.* Quit work  10 or  15 daye  before   .explosion   because  . place was gassy.    After   phots had  (to brush out lighted  gas.'   Did not ;  .get burnt. : Was slightly burnt .as.  yeaj   when  working   up ������ incline  where a little gas   lay   up   to  the,  roof.    ..Scorching   was   not worth  jnentioning.    Considered mine safe  then.   The last 5   days   I  worked  ; bef-pre -^plosion did not consider it  ���������too safe.  , No one to my knowledge  > 6aid mine was .unsafe.    There   was  no   discission   amonf* men   about  *m_.*������ Mng ' uns-ife.    Walker,   one  d*y, told me I   would    have' been  ���������������*������������! 'had I' been there the da v ha-  fore, as.there;h^d-b"P':ir<_tute a wind  d wa'iho mini*4,.    My   son   worked  %t_i ftama min*.    Hid not' want hirr.'  "!*_������ Vi'rk there ������.* I though: itunpafe,1  " Mi' '���������*��������� "w *e   w������l 1    ven ti 1 a ted'.    Nr-n-e  "bet'-'r, " I thtnk'No. 5 was -gass-ief'  'th'n'^ny other  jcnir.e I've   worked  in',    Coal should have been mined,  itid. _>owder or   naked   light*   upp.I,  Walker wis a good man for the Co,  -Cannot say as to his  qualification.  0,8 $l miner.   Johnston  I   think   I  ' *-w������ul*I trust mv life with anywhere.  Mat he***4** understood-his   business  too,    My place wan dry   but don't  think dust was -too bad.  Cro8-*-examined���������Worked three  months there the year before. Did  not find so much gas then. Did  not complain to Mr. Matthews this  year that gas was bad. Do not remember . telling him that shots  mide smoke and troiibled me. I  thougnt Mr. Walker a good man in  the mine. There are very few  mines I've worked in. which were  not dangerous. (Here Mr. Pooley  reprimanded the listeners for laugh-  i"ig in what was a most solemn  dutv being performed, and cautioned witness against giving answers  to encourage them )  Wm. Johnston���������Was fire boss in  ���������N-\,6.'������ince Jnly/26 last year. About  30 years'   experience   in   coal   and  jxntallife.ous   mines 'as     manager  and undermanager.   Was'brico sent.  for to clear a mine of gas that   had  ���������  baffled   management,  \suecessfully  accomplished this.    I   act   as shot  lighter hero also.     Was  not .firing  on day of explosion.    Was of opinion that fire   originated   in   Sned-  den'8 stall.1    Smith's   p- wder  can,  if left open where found afterwards,  might have been   exploded   by his  phot and caused explosion.    It was  ranact of negligence on   his part to  have lef* it there.    It would be the  miners' fault to leave  it. in such a  place when   firing.    No   shot   was  tver fired in mine while  I   was on  ���������uilv v.,it bout, in v  kii  wing   il   w-ia  nb.biu'.eiv'  sufc        Turnt-uli     luid'  \ *  be.li lire \-Di& that  d ��������� ������������������, had   acted  .s > l)L..������;e/    j.uii'l .know' -what e-x-  jK-r puce in3    had   'had    previouly.'  \V .s,a vory iulf lii_-.'i)! man.     Mine  ....a j.-, rU'i :ly's:ifi4 with naked li<_hu-  c' ���������    1  '.���������:.. pr-.per' p .cnu'ion. 'Roys  place wa. a"ii.t;.e nunc ^.u'sy' than  the ave' nge. -Took , one- ^nd a  half hours inspecting., n.ine morning of accident, reported all safe.  ' -A. McMurtrie testified m picking  upexploded can in Smile's stall,  near the ,face.        * , '  , L. Bianci, whoeutFranoioliJas -  week, has been apprehendc din Nanaimo and will arrive't���������-������������������,��������� ay''in  custody, Afterleaying hero hegot  an Indian with a canoe to start for  Vancouver." A storm came up \\ nd  he got the Indian to put him ashore  saying he would walk to Nanaimo,  *���������   .  thinking he was on Vancouvei's  Island. It turned out that he was  on Denman instead.and be,taught  .        , , *v^      -  the boa'tthere Friday nighfc'^n.hrr  way to������ Nai-aimo- Tw officers who  had gone,in scorch of him. n-'t anticipating the ste.Vh'er won 'exchange  er r������-.hcduk Fr'day, by this jiuke'  missed him. However, the oflic r.->  in Nana im", being on, tlie hipk ut  fur bin./took him in^ charge*on' tlie  steamer's arrival there.- ,Biaiici is  an Austri-n., a roller   man.*in   the  >_. ���������  min������s, Francioli an It-lian, a  miner. The trouble seems to h.ive  originated over an , axe Trhich Bi-  nnci had borrowed from Franci'di  tii'd which the latter asked for.  Bianci refused, saying that he had  no axe. One thing brought on another* until they decided to arbitrate  ,by Marqnisof Q,. tuIc. Francoli  proved the better man, which Bianci realizing, be reached for a 12  in. butcher knife saying, "I will fix  ^e  ��������� y     This   he  succeeded  in doing.  The bicycles at the Magnet am  worth'^an inspection. , Goods' tock  and low prices. The new foot pumps  ,".-. ill-fill a-long   felt   want���������also- a ;  ... i ' '  tire, -  r , .  ���������,JCrt_M-_44W_-MWS**S*4W������W-*W  ���������  II ���������     -���������������������������---���������--__-l__----W������W__--������WII������ll '  WANTEP���������A matio'n, a nurf-e,,'  and a probationer at the Ui������i.'-n  and Comox-Hospital, S.dnry ut  nurse, twenty:five dollars. Probationer usual terms,' All. 'ap-  ���������plications must be in before May  11th.   Address, L. }V. HalE. Sec.  FINE  E__ WILL.AiM C.   MACIIIN   ESTATF. ,'  , A Mortgage ior -$500,at 8 per  cent oh-rthc farm of tbe lale W. C.  Machin, Comox, .90 acres mo-e or  le^s, also chattel Mortgage on ani-  'm_vls, implements-' and   effects ,on ,  the farm,.  <> . , .        .   -  For particulars apply to  CREASE <..   CEE,a������1?\,  8oti,ci.wr-, Vic'-i-ri;'., B.t.1..  V ,  } ^j^ i._i._��������� fi T mi���������r l_l _M_.__.l__V__r ___..____���������____.*.-_���������������__���������_���������i  r'' j i  *.';������������������ NOTICE."   '    ���������  J  Printing  DONE AT���������      ,  lie lewsMcert-  GQlumMa ..Ilourmg  *-  1  T7-.  ENDERBY,'   i.. C:  -   NOTICE.   ;   "'..  .  js ./ f,     . .  MR, E.S.CRESSMAN has taken .  over the'-mariagement of our, Cumberland Store and - all. liabilities  against our firm must be sent" at'  once.to him.'..7 In future we'will. not  be responsible for any debts contracted unlesB by an .order given by:  our manager.    ���������,..  ���������'STEVENSON & CO.  In t_e Supreme. Court of  British Columbia-'  GOING OUT O.bM-USlNKSS.      .  AIT 'i-nst-iis ' having el'aims  .against the undersigned must ren-,  cu-r their accounts on c.r '1 efon:  April 30th inat., and all debts, uuc  .must be paid on.or bi-fore.the same  ���������d-rte'or such a.-cmntswill be placed  ',n tlie Lands bi i-, colle^ior;  ' '   ������'       ' R/PLEWe.   '���������'  '. irUMAEIil,;.  ���������   T:iSIISTAR, ���������":'  - "   ��������� \. filiTIlTS'j io:io,  ; STEQKa-'BlIlM  ��������� _ i������ -  :B;P,Rithet.^_���������oM  -���������I  IB  (LiMTlED.);  Courtijey; R'c, April io���������i90i: ',   Agents; -    Victoria,' B.6  -  A MEAN", LOW DOW 1ST IRISH!  When a man   deliberately .piles  two friends full of   a story   of   big  trout, 4 lb?, or   so,   and plenty   of  'em, so that in the  fury of   fishing  fever, thev will turn to him and buy  a whole lot of hia last year's tackle,'  p*eparatory to making a   raid   on  the aforesaid trout, we   helieve that  man is just what  the two   are now  calling him.    We would    tell   our  readers what this is, only   we   are  short of  dashes to day and cannot,  Y<b, a man  in. our.  town   sent two  of bis particular friends off on a proposition of this kind last Saturday,  'way d >-\n to Tsable River  too,   20  miles away.    After 4 purchasing all  his old tackle, they started   off   for  two day..      Well,   3rou   all   know  what the weather was Sunday. The  bottom seemed to have been knocked out of the sky and the falling result is described by the   fishermen  as   a  mixture   pf   ice   cream  and  shandygaff.    That was all they got  but such as it was they  got plenty  0fV it, and   the   false   friend    who  schemed  the    scheme  is   actually  chuckling over   it.     Does  he   still  live? Yes, for the present,  In the Goods   of-.W. C. Machin, De'  ceasec- Intestate.  NOTICE-is hereby  given' that  under  an order granted by His HonorE. Harrison, dated the _7tKday of March, iQOIt  leiifrs   of adi������inis'-i.iti--n    wcr.   ?������������������''nt<*,d  me, .is-.jidniinistr.iirix of-ill   ..nd  sing.'i'ar  tlie -roods, chatties  and    ciedits . ot*   the  above n.inwd rl������'_*.c*ased.     P-irties   h_\Ii*ig  "claims a-jfainst tlie.sai* dec-rased arf.re,,  quested to send   particulars    (if  samp  to  me, duly veiified, on   or  befijre thc 23rd  day of May, 1901,  and < all    persons   indebted lo the said estate nre.    ���������(������������������_��������� uned to  'pay such indebtednesb   tome    foithwiih.  MARY  !J!ERCY  ^      , Administratrix,  Sandwick, { B.C.  Sand-wick, Apnl_i7t"li, ir.or.      r.24td  ���������In Uie Copty Cpirt of  _U!___1__._.  JIOLDEN AT CUMBERLAND.  In the matter ot Robert   Steele, deceased   intestate,   and   Daniel  Mclnnes. Thomas   Lord, Thos.  Reid. James Halliday, Andrew  Smith, Robert Fleck,   Antonio  Waffiodo,     James      Crossetti,  Wcng Sing, Yee   Neoo,   Hong  Yee, Chow Sney -Bing,   Wong  Wong   Hip Boo,   Hong   Gau,  T-"Jng Chong, Woo Sang, Chow  Bing Yau-, Dung Foy, Ah Lee,  Wong Chi   Won,   Wong   Tee  Hong, Mali Ploy, Wong   Gang  Choy,  Gee Tan,  Mali   Guong  Ta, Mah Kine, Ah Yen,  '-"--AND ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  In the matter of the  "Official   Administrators'Act.'*  Take notice that by orders of His  Honor E. Harrison, dated 11th day  of April, 1901, respectively,  I have  been appointed   Administrator   of  the goods, chattels and  credits  of  theabove mentioned parties.  All debt 8 due andv owing to  any  of the above"Esta'es must   be. paid  tome   forihwith,   and  all  claims,  duly verified, must be fi^ed with me  not later   than   May   17th,    1901?  when the assets will te distributed.  Cumberland, April 11th, 1901.   ���������  Henry P.Collis,  Official .Administrator,  '*, Cumberland, B.C.  ���������jAGK'ET','6r'-C0S  b ��������� :at������AIiF.PRICE Vr;  VVRiTE TO.      fp ^ E.   ,^J IT ������    (,j-Q 1J.������ g,  ,  -I  67 GOVERNMENT ST.  VrCTOKlA, B-C.  '������������������HENRY YOUNG "&.* CO,,   arc ".closing . cut   the\ <  .   Department, and .are*sfclling their" Jackets" and^ ."  ''    .1N*   < Co* ���������um*:s'lreo.ix.]lc,s*5 pf cost.      '  '  \~y ,'__-,'.���������.  1  ���������  0  $8, $10 and $12 Jackets are goingfer $2.50.  j.  . '<:.'  -.if. I  '- ?i  ���������_^_.������l__^'A'.nm^>.tr4T_-.rj -���������������.^r_..__^.������Six���������_^^_������_=^t_V-__T___^^^^ .^������__***W^B_SMH*^  ������_.i.V__ .....-���������.___- ���������_r������s=_____������������.~__r____ ������5_������.-_<-it-__w_i>_'���������������������.--''i������������"������u������  i-^    1   >    .<_.  l~?  iL%_7 JB. ^lil  Vfhe <TERF.ECT/, ' ���������  - --DOMINION'/''  '^ :    - - ���������������������������������������������SCOf.TSMAN,"  :<BRANTFORD" and  'GENDRON"  -  : -        -���������at rn~������������~m���������~  '^  i  'VI  A  M  walleriFartmd.be:  Latest and Newest Styles  LADIKS'BLOUSES, TALKING SKIRTS, WRAPPERS,  FLANNELETTE*, PRINTS, ART MU.-L1NS. LACE AND  CHENILLE CURTAINS, WHITE AND COLORED TABLE'  COVERS,  $2,000   WORTH OF BOOTS AND SHOES  LADIFS' and MISSES' BLACK AND TAN SHOES (Cloth  Top) MISSES' and CAILDREN'S DITTO;";,  Try Our 35 ct. Ceylon    Tea.c  Groceries at  Wholesale Prices  5 per c-nt. Cash Discount. ������������������'������������������':<.- .       ;  I  I  i .1  Don'tmiss:  ���������    \ ���������   ��������� ;    '"'.  ypur deer.  il  1  I  BEFORE    BUYING    YOUR  GET   OUR    PRICES.  ���������    As we carry the largest stock in B.'C, ancl your cheapest   freight   is  from Victoria.    Repairs by first class workmet-..  vr  3J  115 GOVERNMENT ST.  VICTORIA, B.O  ���������m  \w  i.L  m  %  n}  tt  il  i  -:-r.'v^r-.tv;.-:  "***{. 7iV.Ift^"/X"^'*-^."'V'*'"i_.^^

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