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Array NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,. B. C. "-WEDNESDAY,  APRIL 30,  1902.  '���������' T-HE'BIG STORE.  '^S@S^gg^i������^S^csgSfe^s^5������^     me'dical aid.    The poor child died  1-   '   Locals.  -     $ t'that, night   *���������'���������^���������-  tf   -7  v . -���������������  TRICES' 'PR"OA������il5J:'- TO !.T5^Pili * DO fJBL'E VROLL.,   ^ ' ���������  &        .    "    *   8ANTTABY WALLrPAP3R'$l 00 PerlHoll/ .   \ ,    - - .  ,    -'-     ~C   *" -'���������   ���������*,-  '-*-->���������'>  *'���������'>,'���������'   -    -.-    * '" r '! -*./   '���������*     %        >f  ; SIMON &i'SEjR;^  .^>-..',rf.--:������-..fC-������ ���������>.=--  IVf,f V ;  :)  WRttRGEaBBOBk  *-ii  if'.  3SS-  j-^^ 1!     , f t-J '  I,  -v  ii**.  ,j. Newest   Designs  and  CoLrs  ���������"-^ *  ' c  1 r     <  Ijfii^qleiiBps  'PRINTED���������50.  INLAID-  . 60c, 70c. 90c., \  .-.,.. . .-. .,to $1 25 sq. yd  $1.25. $1.40 & $1 50   "  PLAIN���������85c." to $1.50  , ...... >'..'..'. .15c'. to 5Gc. per yard .  (tappets  .. / At  all   Prices.  W ALL-YA.y*.R. -  ' lo*,.   Lo 'Ji^  50  per D mble Roll.  An Elegant Line of Sampjes. will oe sent  vou   FREE  on,application,   but give,us'  1                     1-  some, idea as to your wants   WEILBH;    BROS.  THE FURNISHERS,     ���������<���������     '    ��������� - VICTORIA, B.C.  "MASON &.RISCH"-.  ARE    BETTEB   THAN   EVER.  1 * ���������  A carload of instruments just received. Designs all new, and  many improvements in construction. Piano'buyers would do  well to see the' "MASON & RISCH,'' as these instruments  cannot Be beaten.     Easy "terras of purchase   ?5������ Hicks &. Lovick Piano Co.  I\.  Tlie Pianola,'  Tlie Aeolian,  Agents   For   *  *Tb.e Vocalion Org-an,  ' ' *' Mason. ������fc Risch "  Pianos.  123 HASTINGS ST.,  Vancouver, B.C.  taaBmrmmeBumaaUf\\imj.\imiJm\wwn ������������������ 1���������  88  GOVERNMENT ST.  Vicf-dria, B.C.  J DR: PRINTING  Work of Every Description  at Moderate Rates  ���������-.Mayor Axillakd.has received his  eommisbion as Justice of the Peacr-.  Mr C. J. Mqoke has moved  his  family to his cottage ,at Nob Hill  for the summer. -,r /  * J. Nakano & Co.,.have leased the  *old   "News"   premises,   and  will  open a Japanese fancy goeds store  therein. *   '   ,  A- coLLEciron is being taken up  fpr^Alrs-MCGlbsonh" who i? left iri  ,poor circumstances by, the death of  Kef husband.   ��������� i <������       -"        . -   <   ,  ������  Mr'R. ,Cessford and .family have  moved  ,to  Denm'an'.Island/   Mr  ^Ce^sfnrd. will engage in dogging in  'conVpahy with' Mr,J,'P,iercy of that  Rife .:. s '      J A   *,  NA New'variety of reptile has de- -  ^velpped rhere���������the. graveyard J thief:  .Several-graves in' the cemetery have'  lately, bedh, robbed:, of * flowers and  .other niementoes::-, No w.ords can be  iound strong- enough to describe  this atrocity, the publication of the  ''fact-/5is-!endugh;'j our, j'eaders may  supply^'any"'������ ana tail adjectives  they VeelWlie: . 'A\     l '  '   T,HE/'-La"dies'���������Guild of   Trinity,  Church-gave a pleasant entertainment, in Cumberland Hall on Wed-  be&oj-i}' evening' dast; a number of  invited guestsat'tending.-   .Trinityr  .Church is  to-he, congratulated on  having ttfch\competent;'and earnest-  i assistants'";'as  Mrs  Matthews,  Mrs"1  ^Staples,1, Mrs Coll is", > Mrs Bate, 'and .  ^otrier membersiof., ihe^Ladies' Aid.  <  From'the; "Ladyerriith .Leader;"^  we learn that Mrs Scriven," "wife of  . Archdeacon Scriven^, wasdbsrifi^the"  \vbbds'bf th;it lowndast week. > Mrs.  Scr.ven ha.d gone up'��������� to> tlje-w-iter^-  fall and ' l"St'Her way;'  M search  party" was - organised  immediately,  and Mrs Sc������iven  was found about'  11 o'clock, at quite a distance from '  the"1 trail,    completely   exhausted.  AVe pre pleasi d to say that Mrs  Scriven.is  none the worse for her  unpleasant experience.  The "members/ of the Epworth  League entertained their friends at  asocial "given in. Grace" Methodist  Suoday School on Friday evening.  Songs, recitations and addresses  were' given. 1 Rev. Wm. Hicks of  Victoria' delighted the audience  with several, solos, which were  given in his faultless manner.1 Mr  Hicks' advent heie is always eagerly looked furward to by those who  appreciate good singing. Refreshments'were served by the Ladies'  Aid, and altogether a delightful  evening was spent. '  'The Waverley Hotel had a nar-  jow escape from destruction by fir6  last Wednesday. Sparks from the  kitchen flue alighted, on the roof,  and it-being dry from the last few  days hoc sun, at once took fire. The  fire boys were there on time, and  soon had a stream turned on wJhich  tore off shingles wherever is struck.  'Water applied from inside' had,  however, nearly killed the flames  before this. Had it not been noticed immediately, tlie fire must have  consumed the building, and probably others as well.  Diphtheria.���������Two cases of diph  theria were discovered Friday by Dr  Staples in the family of Mr Shil-  lito of Jerusalem. iUthough the  children had been ill for about a  week, it would seem that the parents were unaware of the J read  nature of their malady; for the  .doctor was not called in until Friday, when he discoverd they were  -sufferingfrom diphtheria, and that  one of them was too far gone for  A' hurried repoi,t Io  -the Council caused a f-pecial meet-  to be called that' even ing, 'and Dr.  Staples was appointed and given  full povvers as medical health officer,'  Saturday, he discovered that one^of  Mr Stant's children; 'next door, w.as  affeeted,. 'The two houses are now  rigidly quarantined, and as these  children have been attending',the  public school up to Thursday, the  trustees have dtcided to,close that  (building until further .spreading of  the disease ischecked.       '   ,       .  J'  SMOKER.  ,We jrrite with 'regret that^this  entertainment,' gotten up for the  benefit'of ��������� that 'valuable -��������� local in-  stitution,^ the Fire Company,", was  'not as well attended 'as should have^  been.;    The Company is <badly~ in,  , need of -certain   fixtures  necessary  in,case'of fire, acd-this,,concert was.  to have .helped the purchasing-of-  these, j Soniet'imei '$hen- the  town  :is half burnt;outf, people will say,^  ���������' I wish I had-helped those boys a,  little more.'' \ . Well, start in now/,  and help them oiit.i v BuVthe concert���������the affair was-almost enjoy-,  "able and enjoyed affair, that people  could attend. TherprincipaT'attrac-*'  tion   of   course _being   "Mi*" Fred.  Richardson, in his'violin selections.  .From ,.the- " Camp -Meeting,", to'"  "Mascagni's Intermezzo,^ is a wide  /range, yet the performer-treated his  auclience to these "and1- others in be-  tweenVsoJhat" all, tastes should ' be  'suited;'and allr;were played with  the :clelioately-,finished,touch of the'  i;aftist,-and with" the indulgent,good "  -nature that is.all Fred's own... Spar-  /ring! BoiTtci.' dancing  by/J.   Dyno-*1  mite^and eon'gs made up-the pro-^  -gramme,"while the satitsfied patrons  jii������t looked on, and;listened,_;and'  smoked away as they played cards  in quiet  contentment:   >  ods, eici  >      !,     <i  Z*t  ~<t  Window., Blinds,  Window Shades,  ,all Colors.  Chenille Curtains,      .    :���������'   ' -  s  'I \' '   "   "   "'   ^       '      '.'-'"  '' >\ Curtain Poles, \   '  ' .     *-       ' ��������� ' **  " Curtain Rings, etc.,' ��������� .  ' - f   -    .   ��������� Chenille Table Cloths^  >A Fine Line*of,.       ]  QURTAIN  MUSLINS  >*^  . IK.* 1  uV.,J*?.  <*'"A  - l ALL JUST OPENED UP,. - v ^ > *l\T/&*.  ���������*/.** ('  G:J/IVLOORE&GO:  ^   .'/ u 1 -  1.     ! A      ��������� r-,  *  ii .   /,  '    -"='"'"���������'".,.  *t  r . *J^"*r  .*'*,.>/..  I.O,O.F.CONCERT<s������Jc DANCE. -  A crowded house patronized- thie  function on Monday evening, and  after a most entertaining pro-  gramme of music, &c.,- many indulged in dancing until a late hour.  A, full account and programme will  appear in next issue.  i^eS������a@@gggg^gg*������geggg������g ?*������*������;  ������       ��������� WHARF   NOTES.  !  --.li  -',- S.S.  Active .was in for'banker. ";^.v>S.  coa  north  1  '  S.S. Bermuda "was iiiion'^Monday ^-tk ^h"*  for bunker coal., /She* Was onnh^i^;-^  ' ������5*1  way down-with;a boom.of logs from- '<-s^<:^\  Blmkinsop Bay.        /r .   * '..tv"/>  S.S. Flyer and scow loaded coal  on Thursday for New Westminster,  S.S. Oscar loaded a cargo* of- fire  clay for the B.C. Pottery Co., Victoria, on Friday.  S.S. Tepic and scows made" two  trips with coal for the CjP.R. Vancouver, this week.  Ship Florence will finish her cargo of coal Wednesday, and sail for  Dutch harbour.  Ship Glory of the Seas is waiting  her turn to load coal and coke for  San Francisco.  S.S. Kildonan and scow, and al=o  the s.s. Lois and scow loaded coal  for Vancouver Thursday.  S.S. Victoria arrived from San  Francisco on Thursday and Joaded  a cargo of coal, sailing Monday.  S.S. Tee? called in for bunker  cdal Friday. She was on her way  down from northern B.C. ports.  S.S. Coquitlam took a part cargo  of coal for the Skeena River Canneries, sailing northHon Friday.  Barge Robert Kerr, loaded a cargo of coal for Vancouver, sailing on  Wednesday night in tow of the s.s.  Czar,  w'ay; dowri^frpmiSkag'  wayv and- had"no~ freight nor, pas"  sengers on board. '���������   '-.  ,���������       ; "���������    ^  . , ^  S.S. Princess 'May^called-in ^or,  \^  bunker coalv Thursday', afternoon. '   /  She  was-on Ihe return, trip. from\'*, ,  Skagway and'hadTO-passengers on '   :   _,.  boards    Several,of the .--passengers'; -i'^\-  were direct from Dawson and camew ^"   '  out over the ice.    They report the''-   ������  trail- breaking up' fast, and it is iiot' .  likely that any further communi- *    - f\ ,  cation  will "be'had  with  Dawson  until navigation opens.  S.S. Queen Mary arrived Monday  and took on 700 tons bunker coal, .  sailing Thursday for Esquimalt,  where sheTgdes on the dry dock for;- " ,  repair's and painting. From there  she proceeds to Portland to load  lumber" for Taku, China. \   *  ,UI  PERSONAL. I  Rev. Wm. Hicks is paying Cumberland a visit.  Mr F. Jaynes and family are  back again from Illinois. No place  like B.Cd  Fred, lvichardson and D. Pot-  tinger callecL Cumberland their  home for a few days last week.  Mrs Hay. of Toronto, a sister of  S. H. Riggs, is spending a few  weeks with her brother and Mrs  Riggs.  Passenger List per s.s. "City op  Nanaimo."���������G. Ramsay, H. Forth,  M, Carrey, F. Richards, P. Dunne,  D. Pottinger,; Miss MpKay, F.  Jaynes, W. J. Carroll, Mrs Carroll,  W*. Smallie, Mrs Smallie, R, Grant,  Mrs S. Calhoun, M. Gellard, J.  TJrquhart, Mrs Leneroff, J. Bolenno,  Mrs Louden, Mrs Shaw, Miss Tay-  beil, Misj^ W'atts, - Harford, Rv  Louden, J. Frew, Mrs Millard, Mrs  Roy, Rev. Hicks, Capt. Freeman.  .1 i ���������* * \  -^mm^S****^ ���������**     ' "  .*���������-> j- , tnn-A-J^Wi-UFu-   W.-1*    *'    *���������*'������������������'  n">-qi'," IjtdMitf^Vf JOHW'A'S *  /'  ^OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOQOn)  BY  WOLCOTT  LE CLEAR  -BEARD "\ '  '.,��������� /  .A TALE 0?__THE CATTLE THIEVES  OF AG-UA CALIENTE.  Copyrij-fht.llOOO.by W.JLe Clear Beard.  ���������ooooooooooooocoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo  t'  A ���������  P--:������'J-_  -   *Ji *���������*  . i  jjj; ";  .-���������  ..-  -?��������� .  'if  In -  a.  ?>?-,  *   'Spider instantly turned bis lior-se and  -spurred'straight into the press of. cat tie,  striking   and   shoutrag   and   trying, to  * ecatter it. ,Only on tlie,edge of the herd  .���������did he succeed.    The rest of   the cattle  were packed too closely, and there was  /   -not tiino'for them to move.    Still spar-  Ting. Spider snatched   his r lariat  from  where it hung on his saddle, closing the  loop in order to increase its length.  He  swung it  a*id   cast.    The rope fell fair  < and,true across the neck of tbe steer to  which' Hollis was clinging., Hollis grasped it instantly.  -The cattle heaved and pushed as they  'sfelt the strain of the tightened line over  ���������their backs.  Spider tried desperately to  'bring the end of his lariat to the saddle  -- &orn. where he could, secure it. but he  was forced away'by the cattle until the  " rope would not' reach. ���������' Then the cattle  gave  back a little.    Hollis   took in the  slack afforded   by, this  movement*, and  i opening the loop with one   hand', tried  . 'to.get it1 over his head and shoulders.  V \   "Le'> ,me;have it;!-" .shrieked Spider.  -;"*_Le" me have the'slack���������f can't get the  "rope t* the_ horn 'less  you dp.,  I can't  , spunky'oufwith  jus'my ban'.   'Le'iiie  ,-faave it���������quick!"  -'.', - Hollis strainedrtbe-rope harder .than  ,- -ever.. Though he could not get tbeloop  ,X"over his, shoulders, he did get one arm  '"ithrough, and then? clutching tbe lariat  v.in his, hand, he jerked the line danger-  ". ������usly\ as 'he struggled to rite, bet ween  ;'the cattle.      "  ;_���������  '���������'Slack-off' till'I c'n fast  the rope!"  ���������called ,'Spider despairingly.    -'*I' can't  iior'ter my^saddle else'.'"    '    ,/ - '  '"      The rope.was.strained   nntil   it sung  /like a harp string.^  With a quick turn  -cf his wrist Spider wrapped the end of.  ���������the lariaVaround his hand and held on  ^wjth all the strength" of bis tough little  1 body.  Clinging to the horn witlrhis left-  hand, he was dragged-farther and farther-out of his saddle. .Finally-his hold-  ���������"���������on the.h'o'rn was broken, his pony'dashed  i.-rideiiess  up  the,, bank,   while   Spider  ''hungry the  rope., counterbalanced  by  ' Hollis at the other-end.   ���������    " v  . -t   VL'et go!" I roared to him as I pushed  ��������� smy horses down..the bank   in order to  1 -attempt tho'��������� assistance that   I   knew I'  ���������could not give'.    "Let go the  line and;  ���������get out while you can!   Don't yon see"  they're closing,around you?    Let got" V  Spider'heard and shook his head.  He-V  bad :no, intention whatever of   letting  go/ Dragged upward by Hollis' superior  weight," he was hanging with' his feet  Just" touching the water.   In spite of,  "s  desperate hold' tne lariat was slipping  ���������through Spider's-hands.   ^His face was"  ���������getting white  under   its'* tan. but  his  teeth were set and still he held fast.  * ."Let got . Let go, now!" I called  -again. -Spider did riot let go. and then  it was'too late. A bunch of cattle, confused by the'stir, that were-lumbering  aimlessly about, crowded against, him  and hemmed him in. As I rode I drew'  ���������sny pistol a"nd fired three shots in rapid  - 'succession. It is a'distress signal that  fts universally known, and if it was  ���������.heard it could not fail to bring the men  vback to Spider's aid.  '~ For a moment no1 one ' answered.  "There was no. time for an answer. But  I did not realize that then. ' I rode at'  the cattle and fired three more shots,  this time straight into them, and three  ���������of them, rolled over into the muddy wa-  ���������iter. I was so close that I could not  ���������miss, and I would cheerfully have sacri-  ���������ficed. the whole herd just then if it  would have helped Spider out But my  ���������pistol was empty, and all I could do  was to try, with the able assistance of  the little bay mare I rode, to scatter  the cattle that held bim into the herd.  Indeed tbe,mare did far more tliun 1 iu  the minute that followed. Seeming to  .realize the situation.' she plunged,  kicked and even bit as sho tried to force  ���������her wav.  Tho press  got thicker  and thicker  'The   little  mare   could 'only   struggle  .faintly against it.    I was quite clo.se to  Spider  now, but I   might as well have  been,a mile away, for I could not teach  ��������� him.    I caught   sight of   his red   hum.  ���������only once    The rest of the tim*- J ������������������ ���������n!'"  -t-ee'nothmg but the  strained   line thai  hummed between the boy and the heavy  man that was trying to climb by it.    I  cculd still yell, and I did.    Three shots  ���������came back in   answer, and   in  another  03.10ment help had arrived.  The cattle.that held us into the herd  -were  scattered.    One   of  the   cowboys  caught, my mare  by the bridle and led  her, protesting against .the. indignity,  up the bank.    As we went I turned my  bead in time to see th?it Cappy Lee had  -picked Spider up bodily by his beH and  that he.looked more spiderlike than ever  'with his "legs   and  arms flourishing in  'the   air  as  be wa's   lifted to a  seat  in  ���������front'of his rescuer..    At the same time  another man cut Spider's rope.    Then,  'carrying   the  loose   end   to   his saddle  ���������horn, be. took   a  quick  turn and galloped  away.    Of  course the  strain on  Hollis' arm must have been terrible No  man could have held on, even though  his life depended -upon it, but' Hollis  had secured the loop around his wrii-t  and had no choice hut to come Bumping over the back of one cow after another and yelling frighti'ullly at he  came. Hollis at last dropped with a  splash into the shallow water nem the  feiiore The cowboy cast loo'-'e the rope  from his saddle horn and cantered after  Lee     *-*��������������� ,.  Released    from*   control.' the   cattle  scattered and.soon, except.for-the three  ���������lead ones, there was ndt u cow in sight  ���������Another attempt to cross the river then  was impossible     We had^done our best  -kI had lailed  Unsophisticated.  .lack���������That little pii-1 I'm in love with  now is a perfect little wild flower, fresh  as a daisy. Why. she's naver even been  waltzed wit"-*. , ,  Gcoi-pco���������Well, well!  Jack���������That's true. Never boon anything' but engaged a few' times.���������New  York Weekly. ,   v  '  Exasperating-.  Sweet   Potatoes.  Grimes���������Confound it, that's just my,      Th*> southern way of cooking sweet  plnguey luck.  Coyd��������� What's tbe matter. Grimes?   *  Grimes���������Matter enough' .There's go-  inir to be a reduction of faros on my  railroad,  and  I've just got an annual  pass on it  potatoes is to boil them fi-rst, then slice  the long way in slices a quarter of an  inch thick, layr in a dripping pan with  bits' of butter, sprinkle .with sugar,  dust, with cinnamon and brown in tlie  oven.    '        ,, ���������  /  Irritability, Sleeplessness, Feelings of Lassitude and Depression Weakness and Irregularity of the Bodily Organs.  ' '      'These ere the symptoms which point to a depleted'nervous .system.     They <tell    of   thin,, weak;   watery,,  "blood, of wasting vitality and lack of.energy and ambition.'     They warn  you that nervous prostration, locomotor ataxia,  paralysis and even insanity are^-possibilities of the,future. , ���������    ~     "   ,���������  Mrs. Henry Clarke,''Port Hope', Ontario, states :���������';T havo used "seven b^oxes   of Dr. Chase's   Nerve Food  for nervousness and "a completely run . down system, and can. heartily recommend * it" as a wonderfully effective;  treatment.   Before 'using this remedy I had been in very poor health for  some months.     I snemed to have' no-  ������ energy or ambition, felt tired and listless most of the time, and could scarcely drag myself about the"��������� house.  I was weak, irritable arid nervous? could not sleep well, and felt discouraged about my health. Dr. Ohase's  Nerve Food has taken away these symptoms and given back rny usual health  and n vigor,   ^consequently' I, en- '  ,dorse it fully.'' \-  - s 1  DR.  CHASE'S  ;    CHAPTER III.  IN WHICH SPIDKli   MYSTKKJOi;SI,Y LEAVES  < ''*..���������  CAMP -     ,'     '  It was in a most dismal-, frame of  mind thaf'we''returned, to -our camp,  rather to the^place where our*camp had  been . Our reception was corresponding- '  ly dismal In fact, it would be nearer  the truth to say that'we .had no recep:  tion, for.while we were trying to get  tbi/cattle over the river the Ballet Girl  had packed up everything there was to;  [i-ack and,had departed in search of a  ford or a boat or some means of getting-  <ic'V(j������s without 'having to ferry himself.*  over on his timber leg, as he told us  ���������tterward' Therefore there w,as no dinner awaiting uswhen we> arrived and  no means of getting any  When, after considerable search, we  finally discovered our missing kitchen,  it had succeeded in crossing, and then,  in tlie face of" the rising water, it had'  to return It was quite nightfall when  it leached us The Ballet Girl was in a  particularly bad huinor. F^r this rea-  -iiiK our. supper, when we got-it. was a  v.-vt'ichs-'d one. ' '   - .  fenII   ba'd <as it was, it was welcome.  As tlie men gathered about thefiretheir  - W   \  Spider was sobbing as though his heart*  ,,   would break.  spirits rose amazingly, even though  their wet "clothes steamed more than  the scalding coffee that the cook poured  .into the big tin cups. It yvas all in the  clay's work-���������of*a cowboy.  We had nearly finished supper when  I noticed that Spider was not there. It  was so,unusual for him to absent himself from a'meal that I went in search  of him, fearing that something might  be wrong. It was some time before I  could---find him- in the darkness: but.  tiVain.'g an odd icnud ftom behind my  cent 1 followed it With his arms  thrown around, the neck.of the'horse  that he' had ridden that day. Spider  was --obbing as though his heart would  Dri'ak F htood still tor a moment.'sur-  pri*--jd PJe had not heard me. and 1  innw that he would be' terribly morti-  Hrd should he find that I had been a  witu^ss of his weakness, so I, coughed in  i discreet manner to warn lnni of my  approach The elt'ect was instantaneous  Spider straightened up immediately and  began to hum a little tune to himself,  while the horse looked around at him  with an expression <^i' mild surpuse at  Ins -sudden change of mood.  [TO BK CONTINUED.!  re-  Close  Call.  Clara���������I had au awful time when I  fused him.  .   Maud���������ITow do you moan?  Clara���������Why, he took it in earnest, and  I had to explain that;! didn't mean it.-���������  Town Topics.  IIi3   Tastes  "Were  KIcIj.  Son���������I confess I haven't much appetite  for work. I can get along with quite a  small quantity.  Father���������Yes, and you're quite fastidious about the"quality!���������Brooklyn Life.  Cancer.  Facts collected by insurance companies show that the danger from inheritance in the case of cancer is not so  ���������r:reat as-is eemmonly supposed.  Fins'the shrivelled arteries'with new,'rich blood, strcngthens'.'and revitalizes   ''ho nerves   b3T   foT.intng    new-  nervo force and gradually and thoroughly overcomes disease and weakness..      It. forms  new healthy     tissues  and'gives a -well1 rounded, form, and  clear, healthy complexion to all who-use it. f 50  cis.  a Dl!x    6 boxes for  $1.50.   At (all dealers,  or Edmanson,   Baces'-fe Co.", Toronto. V  -'   ',* , -  // 'I  All  Sorts   of  Fools.^  "You are the biggest fool"I>linow!"  exclaimed one schoolboy to another. ' ������������������  To both of whom the master,, then  \appearing, said,  "Boys, you forget^ I*  j.ira -hcr.e.". '<        . -     ."  "Oh.", added the first,__boy, who felt"  that his"statement demanded support.  V'y.ou are not such a big* fooljas you  look.   / - '������������������       _*-  , ,-���������-   " '    '  \    Then'there was more trouble.���������rhil-  , adelohia North Araerk;ari.    '-t  FEVER'S VICTIMS.  o  THE   AFTER     EFFECTS    OFTEN   WORSE  '      '     THAN THE DISEASE ITSELF.'  Britain's   Granite.  Leicestershire Is the greatest granite  producing county in* the United Kingdom.  Thcvo i=, moro Catarrh in this section of the  coimtrv than all other di-eases put together,  and until tho last few years was supposed to be  i.icu.*������-ible. l*'or a erreat taacy years doctors pro-  siouncecl it a local disease, and -juescribea local  rensedios, aud by constantly failing to cure v/ith  local treatment, ��������� pronounced is incuraplo.  Scicr.co hi's proven catarrh to bo a constitutional disease, and theret'oro rcquu-es coDbLitQtirn-  :d ti-^atmento Fall's tatanh Oiue, manul'ac-  tmcdbyF. J Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio, ;s  iua only constitutional cui.-c on tho market. It  is taken internally in doses from ip drops to a  toas'ioonful. " It acts directly on tho blood and  mucous surfaces of tho system.; They offer one  hundred dollars for any case it fails to'cure,  S'f-nd for ci^cuiors and testimoninls.  Aclilresa    F JV CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by iOruffsists, 7"c.  Kail's Faini.y Pills are the best.  Ont Before .His Time.  "There's one of my faults that I'm  free to admit," said the convict who always managed to break jail.  "What's that?"  "I have never lived up to my convictions."���������Philadelphia Press.  A1 Sufferer from the After Effects' of  -Typhoid' Tells of His Deplorable  Condition" Appeared "to be in   ' >"  ,    *'  , a Rapid Decline.'   -    - _  Tlie .after, effeols-.of ^sorh.e troubles,  such as fevers,-la-g-rippe, .etc., are  frequanUy ,,more serious in'their .results *th������\n the original 'illness,- -and  the" patent is lotc an .almost physical wreck. In such- cases as these  what 'is p-eecied s-'a ,tonic .medicine/  to enrich' the IjIoccI, s-crens'then ' the  nerves, and put th j systeTii right. Mr.  Xj. -Bai'hi-.v-.idt. a piosperous young  -fanner living.vnear -^Velland, Omt., offers pVoof cf the -truth of these staite-  ���������ments. Mr. Barnhalidt says: "Som*3  veai-s ago, whille living in the United  States,. I was attacked by typhoid  -dfeyer, the after eff-cts of which proved  more disastrous to my constitution  than the fever* i'tself, and for months  I was an amost total wreck. I had  no appetit?, was 'haggard and emaciated, and apparently bloodless. I had  violent--and distressing headaches,'and  my whole aipp-arance was suggestiv3  of a rapid decline- I tried no less than  three .do'ctois,'but-they failed to' bene-  -flt me. A't .this juncture .a fr-end of  mime mentioned my case t'o another  physician, and- he sug^es-^d that It  should-take a couisa ot Dr. "Williams'  Pink P.ills. I took t'his adyice. and  found it most satisfactory. ". Almost  from the outset the p'lls .helped me,  and I continued their use until I had  taken' about a dozen boxes, when 1  felt myself fully res.oied to my former  health, and my weight increased to  165 pounds. I have enjoyed the best cf  iiealth ever since, and I will always  ,giv^ Dr.- Williams'- Pmk Pills tne  praise  they  so richy deserve."   ���������  .These pills are a certain cure for  the -after effects of fever, ,1a grippe and  (pneumonia. They ma.ke new, r.ch, red  blood and strengthen the nerves from  first dose'to last; ^and in this way they  cure such* troubles as anaemia, neuralgia, rheumatism, heart .weakness,'  k'dney and liver ailments, pai tial paralysis, St. Vitus dance, etc. They also  ,cuie thj fuftct onal a-.hr.ents that make  'the lives of '&o ivany worn n a souico  of c .ns.ant m scry, and br-ng the g.ow  of heaitn t') pale and sallow cheefes.  Other alleged tonic pills are mere imitations of this g-:eat med cine, and the  buver shoud see that the full nam*-1  "Dr. Williams' Pmk Pills ior Pale  People," is on every box. Sold by aii  dealers in rn d cine or sent postpaid  ���������at 50c a box, or six boxes for 52.50,  by addressing the Dr. Williams Medicine   Co-,   Brockvil'-e,   Ont.  ..'    The Dr.'rMcLaughlin Electric'Belt is the'  only   ne'v���������er-failin<r' cure, l'or^liheumatisnij  -iLaine Back, Nervoiisne-ss.'Genei'al'Debility,.  Loss'of Power in Ypnn������v. JMid.il'e-.-iged and  PldJMe'n, 'Yaricocele,' We.ik'Back and Kid-;  ;iieys, Drains of Vicalicy.   Wasted Energy,'  "Sleeplessness, Pains in "Head*1 Back, Ohe������t,  Shoulders and  Limbs,  Female   Weakress,  ��������� Bearing Down-Pains and all those ailments  from which'-'women suffer.    It cures after  all other remedies have lailed. "   v  * ' \ ." '*'   ' ' "       '"���������  s I guarantee a cure if I say lfcan  cure.     - ,,*-.,  ,1 (,don't -ask   anyon'elo  take  chanceson my invention.  ^    It doesn't cost you anything ift I  fail.  - "t -.        j ��������� ��������� '"       -    .  I'don'ti ask'any .man to buv mv appli^  - anceon a speculation. "I lvnow"tvhat it will  cure these troubles and I wan tain v pavonly  when-the cure is complete.   'I don't ask you  to try it one-month,", nor two months, but  ��������� long enough to cure vou,. and "when 1 have  . cured you you can pay nif.>.    If I fail in'.m'v.  task it's  my -loss: not yours.' .Allyou. lose  is your'time, and if mv Beit fails to'cure  .you  you, wilj    have    the ' satisfaction   of  .knowing that the best," strongest and finest  electric body appliance in the world���������one  with 5Ci,00D cure3 to "its! credit���������has  'failed, and that, thete is no cured'or vdu in  Remember, my terms are'PAY WHEN CURED. " " * <"'  Beware of concerns offering a'thin pi'ece of felt  as a substitute for my cushion electrode--..*.  These cheap coverings are used only to disguise their bare metal blistering  electrodes. - .They,have to be soaked in water, Avhich quickly dries and  leaves theni without current. My cushion electrodes fire my exclusive invention and cannot be imitated. ^  If you have one of these old-style, blistering Jig! ts T will taker it in trade  for one of mine. I do this not that the old b'elo is of any use, for it is not,  but to establish the value of my goods with people who have been niisled  by the false claims of concerns selling a cheap, worthless article. If you  cannot call nnd test the current write for my beautiful Illustrated Book,  sent sealed FREE. v , ,  DR. llU.-ff MgLAUCHL!N, 130 Yong9-Strsst, Toronto, Oeit.  Office Hour-j���������9a.m. to 6 p. ra.    Wednesdays and Saturdays,   to 3.30 p.m. j  - 1 *  --%<.' ��������� i '  ������������������-".:  Ml  , 11  electricity  /  A Sad Cause.  Mro.. O'Brien���������Good   marnin',   Mrs.  McCabe. An' phwat makes yez look so  sad?    .  ���������Mrs.    McCabe���������Shure,    Dennis  -was  Bint to the'penitintiary fer sis months.*  Mrs.    O'Brien���������YVell!     Shure,    don't  ���������worry.   Six months will soon pass.  Mrs.    McCabe���������Shure,    that's   what  ���������worries me.���������Leslie's Weekly.  MINARD'S LINIMENT is used Hy Physicians.  Proof   Po.iUh;c.  A teacher in a London board school  had occasion to examine his class on  the power of the wind.   After explaining to them that wind was merely a  rush of air and invisible he put the  question to a small boy:  "Now, Johnny, what is wind?" l  "Invisible air, teacher."  "What proof have you, Johnny?"  "By looking at your head we can see  tho hair is invisible."  Great consternation.  The  Grocer's  Bill.      /  Head of Family---Are you sure.^Mary,  that we got all these thingsJfrom -the  grocery last month? -   . - / ,   :  The Lady Help���������I'm sure I got 'emrl  cor.���������Indianapolis News.  ,    -     "  ���������/  MINARD'S LINIMENT Lumberman's Frieni.  He Got, In   tlie   Way.  Jimson���������You say your wife threw the*  pokpr at',a stray dog^an'd hit you instead, f- .   -  .Jester���������Yos, but it was my fault. I  had no business standing behind her  when she threw.-���������Ohio State .louttui.1.  If attacked vrith cholera or summer coinplair.fc  of any kind seud at ouco loi. u bottle of Dr. J.l)  Kellogpr's Dyscntry <��������� ordial and urie it nccoic.-  ing tti direcfciOn3. It .''.cts -with wonderful rapidity in subduiu!? 'hac dreadful < isoane that  weakens tho sti'ooKe.>t man and that destroy.;  the young and dolic.i'c. "Those who have u-.ed  this cholera medicmo ������av it acts piomptly, aud  acvor tails to ottect a thorough cure.  Mr.T. J. num������-"5, Columbus, Ohio, wr'tes:  "I have been nfll cttd tor .-omc timo with  Kidney and Liver Oonip Minl-%. an.l find Pai-  nielcc-'oPillfa thy bc-t medicine lor these disease-?. Ih sj pilirf do not cause p'lin or  grip nQ, and cliould beuci when a c ithart'.c  is required. They aie Golat ne Coated, and  rol'e.i in the Hour of Lcoi;ce to preserve  then- puiity, and g.ve them a pleasant, agreeable taste'.  Writing makes an exact man.���������Bacon.        .-���������-..���������  Why F.o limping and whininf? about your  corns, -when a 25c bottie of Holloway's Corn Cure  will remove thojua'i Give i- a trial, and you v.ill  not regret it.' t  AianloR-j-.  Whyte���������Did you say she was a poetess?     '"������������������;."' '���������-..  Black ���������Yes. and hrr sister is a dress'-  makeress.���������Somerville Journal.      . "''  As! for Minar4's anil late no other.  Well   Forpred.  Joakley���������I understand there's considerable talk now in naval circles about  some orders that were foryod very  skillfully. p  Coakley���������Aha!   Another scandal, oh?  Joakley���������Oh, no.    They were orders  for some eight inch guns.  -Exchauj  KGSB MINARD'S LINIMENT m the Eobsb.  Desperate Kcmcdics.  "Unless you pay us the ransom  demanded, we will cut off your boy's  hair,"  wrote the fierce kidnappers.  "Do your worst," wrote the father  in reply* "I have been trying; to  get that Fauntleroy idea out of my  wife's head for ten-years,"���������  Mother Graves' "Worm Exterminator is pleasant to take; sure and effectual in destroying  worms.   Many have tried it with best results.  A  life  spent    worthily  should     be  measured by deeds not years.  idan.  -ner-  .-.-,������^OT-<..r.J IP
Veronese   lied   tlie   lintent  Tint   For
Street   Govrns.      ,
The fashionable materials for, street
wear are many. First we must count
for morning wear the homespuns, zibe-
lines and all' the long hair goods on
the Scotch and English order. These
homespuns and friezes are very stylish
in the pale colors and especially in the
fawns, cadet blues and grays. , However, for more practical purposes,green is
much used, and there is a new shade
of red called -"Veronese" which is riot
autumn   foliage  and  knots  of  brown
Hats of rough white felt are trimmed
with wreaths of holly, with its red berries, and a square bow of' black velvet
drooping over the hair in the back/
A very odd and yet at the same time
simple hat is shown in the picture. It-
is of black velvet, and the trimming is
cof spotted black and white panne./ It
""is drawn around the crown softly into
a-big knot in front. 'On the, left side
the brim is tilted, and'there is also an
irregular bow of the' panne on the
band. Tbls'simple hat can easily be
made at/ nom<-��.,; Jrro-ic Choixet.
Waists    of   Flannel,    Cashmere   and
Corduroy  Are  Fashionable.
For a schoolgirl nothing is prettier
!n the way of waists than one of dotted
velvet! Such a-waist can be made with
stitched plaits and strappings or, if desired, trimmed with little pipings of
plain satin the color of the waist or
black.   "With a waist of. plain velvet a
How Cahtinjr
Is   Dom- by   Aiig-lers in
. - I-.-mi ous   Kiver.  * "
, Itestigouche  salmon kindly
the convenience of the angler
seem {to  know that the
tarn airris
t.a thick; bricklike red, but has in, Its
"composition rosy tints and Is ..very'becoming both'to blonds and brunettes.
Corded and ribbed goods'are considered'very smart, especially for young
���.���' -The brown tailor-made in the\Illustration shows one ofvt'he most-fashion-
" able .-effects by way'of a ..wide collar
This extends well* over the shoulders
'and .is trimmed witlTa\wide band "of-
handsome" sable.' This band is continued  down tbe front,, passing-through
-the, belt so as to give-the waist,and
skirt the effect of being intone piece.
There���>are wide sleeves banded with
the sable and having a chic trimming
in the shape of two sable tail��. The
suit is further enriched by bands of
velvet applique on the waist and skirt.
The belt is of the cloth, stitched.   The
��� hat .is of sable and coffee colored lace.
< with a huge chrysanthemum as trim
Jtjdio Choixet.
Flat Shapes Are GiviiiR- Way to More
Fan-fey   Effects.
The plateau toque tilted to one side
Is beginning to pall upou the fashionable taste. An attempt at a change has
been made by building the ��� center,
which stands for the crown, of heavy
lace and the outer circle of fur. One of
the new shapes is a flat, round toque,
with upturned brim, a sort of improved
turban. This is very smart and prom;
ises to supersede the pancake hat. This
turban shape is nearly always trimmed
on its under, brim with a wreath of
crushed roses, camellias or Shaded dahlias.
For. young girls there Is a wealth
of pretty felt shapes. Large, floppy
felt hats are crushed here and there
or threaded with ribbon and so drawn,.
/me   '��� moun-
conduci^e to sound irlcep.
Accordingly   chey   absolutely"!    retu.se
to *rise to the'ily until the fine white
morning  mist has lifted.     Thus fishing on' the Kcsligouche docs not begin at ah  inconveniently early'hour.
J-iestigouchc  salmon* really ���''are 'most
considerate '   members  of  the ,���' finny
tribe���far'more  considerate   .of  ', the
angler than they of them. ���       *      ,���
The'" angler's canoe usually is anchored '311st at the, edge of a pool ���
there where the rapid slackens and
purls; as it tenters .deeper water. -The
'���first, cast is'-with but a'few feet t of
line and across' stream; ��� the - second
with a few more andVin ,thc opposite
direction. And 1hus the line is reeled out a few feet at "a time ,*- until
gradually you have'whipped as much
of the pool as you can reach wil!h
the full length, of line you are able <to
swing.' .That "is, the fii&t "drop."
Then .'the. anchor is furtively" and
noiselessly lifted and the small, craft
allowed to drift down stream a few
, Thus "drop:' follows "drop" .until
the entire pool has been'whipped, or
unless -r a', great flash- of silver ere
then hasi gladdened your heart, and
you haW seen your line'whirr madly
,fi;om the reel and' felt your rod bend
almost upon itself. Tn dfcep water
the fish is apt 1oVpause to think ��he
matter over and try to make . out
what it is that checks its rush. Then
your/guides are-expert,, they will
quickly, propel,the canoe around, and
.past the salmon -to a point well
down stream, to give you the advantage of'the current'in landing the
fish.    -   - -,    ���/���/.   _   -   ' .    ' -    ..
Tf; the salmon now makes a too
sudden rush"'you must reel in with,
lightning-like rapidity."- For a' too
great^slack of the lino will ' result
in a sudden jerk and- snap when the
fighter makes his next 'rush in the
opposite direction. ���   "    r -       ���
A.ga'in and again there is a flash of,
silver as the ,ma'ddcned giant of tlie
river leaps Jout of the water and
plunges back again. !: As he shows
signs", of exhaustion the guides polo
to the shallow until "the canoe
touches - bottom. ^ The fi^-h' follows
your line more easily 'now up to the
shallow. One of the guides has stepped out on the rocks" and is ready
with his gafT". . A quick down thrust,
a splash, a flash, and the king of tho
Restigouche ruthlessly has-been tops-
ed far upon shore���and you have
your-first/salmon of the season.
Ah' It is grand sport. But be sure
to 'read again that chapter in "A
Princess of Thule,". and, if you have
left an, uncompleted task at homo,
make up your mind to "work steadily at it when the fly-fishing is over."
You won't touch it before   '
���wide lace collarris,pretty. Changeable
velvets make charming -blouses for
dressy "and- ordinary occasions. ���
* White flannel, which has been heretofore so popular, is being discarded
by people who have to' consider the
(Cost of things.' It is really most'unpractical,- as it soils almost immediately,
and when .washed it either grows yellow or shrinks. ' \ * ''        s        "   !  ' '  ,
Cashmere and silk and wool fabrics
are superseding flannel because of .their
superior cleaning qualities. Box plaits
form a' popular way of making these
unlined tailor made waists.
The waist in today's illustration Is of
white silk laid in alternate tucks and
shirrings. The sleeves arev elbow
length and are finished by wide ruf-
flings of chiffon. ' Above'tbese rufflings
are <-wide and narrow bands of black,
velvet,' terminating in rosettes. The
waist has a" short yoke^of tucks, bordered by a curved medallion'applique."
The waist is^ collarless, but about the
throat is worn a pi��tty neck ornament
consisting, of three*narrow bands of
velvet ribbon held together by ac white
lace butterfly. Judic Choixet.
menting it at intervals with wavy
bands of inch wide velvet ribbon of a
little darker shade than the cloth.
Today's picture shows a gown of yellow lace of a rather plain design. The
waist is bloused info a belt of turquoise silk. The- sleeves are elbow
length, with- a wide frill. The sole
trimming of the waist consists of narrow black velvet ribbons brought
across the shoulders ,and front fichu
fashion and held together with a turquoise brooch. ;   .
The skirt has a graduated flounce set
on invisibly. There is" a very long train.
 Jitdio Chollet.
The Irj*.lim.-t) oiutlip Stand.
Lawyers -with an appreciative' sensb
of humor enjoy nothing so .much as
to get a quick-witted, ready-tongued
son of the Emerald Isle on the stand
to��relieve' ,tbo monotony of the legal
technicalities of a case. ��� A ' gentleman who 'had been collecting sample*
of Trish wit and repartee for some
time relates the following anecdotes.
Some pf th'em'are doubtless .mellow
with age,'but'in-any case they will
bear irepetition: *
"Are you guilty or not guilty?"
asked the court clerk of a ,prisoner
charged with some trivial offence. , '
"Phat are yecs there for but to
foind out?" was the quick rejoinder."
A henpecked husband had his better half .arrested 'for assaulting him.
The plaintiff was on  the stand.
"And"now,'Mr. O'Todle," said, his
counsel,, "will you "kindly fell ^the
jury whether your wife was in the
habit 'of , striking''you with impunity?" . ,",     '
"Wid  what,  sor?" '
,' "With impunity.''      _���*'(,'
'.'She" waz, sor, .now'ah' then: but,
shexginerally used thf potaty Vma'sH-
er '���'
A witness, testifying in a* murder
case, was asked ,to describe to the
jury the, exact location of a-flight of
stairs. "        " *
"Explain *to the -jury," said the
prosecuting attorney, "exactly how,
the steps run.'" -* - - ' _ - "
' "Shure. sor, if ye sthand at the
bottom they run"up, an' if ye-sJthand
at th'- Cop they run. down.",   ���-"' -���^_
,Inr a 'suit brought by an ^instalment, house to obtain payment-for a.
suite*of furniture,  a witness was ask
ed if he knew what "quartered oak"
meant.     Here is his definition:   "-
"It m'ans      thot  it's, thra-o.uartcr.*<
poine."���Baltimore Sun.
,     i  *
Tlie ."H.in Who iJefrsiffd  Ms:  Udriro l'lun.
Uvtt  in <.:��lvij��jT���A\ 1-13    ii<;   II:lt.-> '    ,
tin-  l;riiib".i   Kii'pirt��.
Ireland,  which   ir-veiued  the  absentee  landlord, says The .London      Ex- -
press, seems likely  io invent the absentee M.P. fialway has elected    Mr.
Arthur  Lynch,   the   chosen  candidate
of the Nationalists,  ro the      .British.
Parliament,   but  it  is   almost  a  certainty that he will not sit     in    the
House.     li he returns to' England" asV   -
a  Pritish-subject he is* liable    to     bo-1
arrested for high treason and shot as
a  traitor.       On Jus      own confession
Mr.  Lynch     has borne      arms  in  the
.Transvaal against the British     "Gov-    '
The reason     why   Mr. 'Lynch  hates*  (
the British Empire and  all its works'
is  said  to   be 'because London  killed  <
his' literary  ambition       JTe.is a writ-, '
er* of more than   ordinary power,     a
poet of. considerable talent,     a    man
with some pretensions  to rank as  a
thinker.     A HI us tor of Arts of   - Melbourne  University,     civiL '    engineer,   <>
athlete,  journalist/,     war correspondent;  military officer  commanding the,
'2nd  Irish  Brigade  with   <he      Boers,''
Arthur Lynch  is  unusually-versatile.
But all  his gifts  have  been nullified*
by  a narrow fanaticism of view  and''-'
a fierce     con tempt, for all prejudices.    ���'
except'his own.     When the. Rhymers' * "
Club met at the Cheshire Cheese Ar-
'thur- Lynch came as the guest    of   ai,1
well  known  Irish  mystic'. With",    a.
mind   that could >not     tolerate      the    -*���
medical-student    pleasantries,   of the   .
Rhymers.    Lynch showed'that he,re-''
sen ted such trifling while he was one'
of the company.    The result was that
when JTe first issued his book,""Mod-   ^
em Authors/'  those of the -Rhymera   "
who   were  critics   remeinbered,"     and   '*
��mercilessly reviewed his work.   Three-"^
books  which   followed   received, .'the--, <-j
same treatment,   and  then-the      ag-"   '
grieved author, instead o'fidssing the
rod,     issued, -a satire  called      "Our  ���������
Poets;"  which  is   one  of-the*-     most
savage satires since.. ''English   Bards,    -c
and Scotch Reviewers!''    He selected", w.
such representative poets as     Austin' .--
Jt> .*. .1/^'^
-- '    l' $
I'rovcd His Innocence.
amusing, story is  told
*io '
From One  I'omt of Vier.
, The references .to the rumored offer of the Governor-iGeneralship of
Canada to Lord Strathcona iiave
only dealt with "the improbability <,f
su,ch ah appointment from the poh-
, tical point of view, says The London
Chronicle. But   the  social   side  is
not less, important, as even a man
in Lord Strathcona's position woi'.'d
find "if he were sent' to Rideau Hall.
Sir John Macdonald's view of <*,ho
position was 'a common-sense one,
but perhaps that of the late Sir
Thomas McTlwraith of Queensland
was a trifle more shrewd. When
there was talk in Australia of' demanding the appointment of colonial
men to Governorships, Sir Thomas
was naturally spoken of in .connection with Queensland. "But what
would J do," queried the Bananahmd
statesman, "if 1 were Governor, and
some old mate hailed mo up in Queen
street and asked me to come and
have  a drink. ' '.
Triple     Flounces,     Appliques     and
Tucks on All the Newest Models.
Skirts are becoming more and more
ornate. Triple effects are especially
stylish, and one of the newest skirts
toasts of three gored flounces laid in
clusters of five tucks and edged with a
rich passementerie. In net and thin
goods "a'favorite model for tall people
Ai-i-anyrinjr for the   Kiitn-re.       .
"Marriage," he said,  "is a partnership."
"Oh,   let's make it a stock      company," she replied.
"In that 'case," he
must each contribute
"Of course," she: said,
the kisses and ypu can
money."', ������''..���'���
answered,   "we
to the    capital
"I'll put in
put in     the
into quaint flutes. Pale blue felts are
charming trimmed in this manner, with
soft white .ribbon and bunches of violets,  while pale pink adapts itself to
Smallpox  Scars.
No method has yet been devised by
which smallpox scars may be removed.
;Bntter In  China.
European butter is used in Shanghai.
It comes in one-half, one and two
pound cans./ California butter sells in
Iiondon Park Restaurants.
The restaurants in the London parks
are under the control oft the London
county council, the governing body of
greater London, which fixes the schedule of prices on all articles sold.
���An amusing, story is told of a
"clergyman, - who, taking occasional
duty'for* a friend in one of the moorland churches of a remote part of
England, was greatly .scandalized on
observing"the "'old. v.erger,\ who had
been "cblleeting'Hhe offertory, quietly
abstract a half crown before presenting the -plate* at ^tho 'altar "rails.
After the service he called^thi:
man. into the vestry and, told
with emotion that his crime
been discovered. The vciger looked
puzzled. Then a sudden light dawned on him. "Why, sir, you don't
mean'that ould half-crown of mine?
Why, I've 'led ofl' with he this last'
fifteen years."
CouUl Uream at Will.
A physician mentions the case of
a man who could be made to dream
of any subject by whispering about
it into his ear while he slept; and it,
is a familiar fact that persons who
talk in their sleep will frequently
'answer questions if spoken to fcoftly.
consists in a yoke with two rows of
shirring farther down, from which
falls, a full ruffle edged with a wide
patterning of lace.
Skirts of velvet are handsomest
made perfectly plain, with a clinging
effect around the hips and a long train.
One large gored flounce is rich when
added on invisibly or by means of a
single heavily stitched fold. A pretty
style for a cloth gown consists in orna-
Imperial   Defence   and   tho    Part Canada
Plaj s in It���liotli sides aome-
ivl*at l-avnr 11.
Lieut.-Col. G. T. Denison has just
returned to Toronto ��� from a .vi.sit
to the Maritime Provinces. He wtis
booming Imperial Federation ther^,
and in an interview he said
The scheme that 1 wished to lay
before the meeting at St.'^John was
simply   this: That   at  the   confer
ence, Canada should propose to tbe
mother country and the colonies that
they should 'agree to put a duty of
from '5 t'o 10 per cent, upon ali
foreign goods entering every port
in the British Empire. Th^t mone.v
to be set aside as an Imperial defence fund, the general distribution
of the fund to be left to a committee, consisting of representatives
of tlie ]mperial Government and of
all   tho  colonies. The    administra
tion     of     the 'money in   the ditTeren'j
colonies   to    be    done  by    the ' local
Government   in   accordance with the
general      scheme     of  defence.    '��� Thi:--
scheme  would  give to  every  portion
of the Empire     a preference in  every
other     portion-.       It   would  help   the
food   supply  in   England   itself:"_'���;.' it
would     help   the   manufacturers       :n
England';   it  would  help- the. Emr>:ra
bir  getting   enough   food,   grown   under its own flag,   in   case of danger,
while it     would send  to   the  colonies
"the  surplus  population,   the     wealth
and     the   resources   of   the       mother
country  to   develop   our   own  empire
instead   of      frittering  it   away        in
foreign   countries.       That,   in   a  few-
words,   was  the.scheme I     proposed
aat St.  John.      Five'of the foremost
'men in St.   John, of different partie'-"
in  politics,   a  Senator, and       several
members of Parliament,   at the close
of    +he    meeting,    in most powerful
and excellent speeches, supported the
y3Dobson, Swinburne and Kipling, and
satirized; them in" their  own J'5 metre. *
But when he came t'o the'minor poets-1
he was venomously merciless. Of one'
long-haired 'gentleman ^who  was    .tho -
fashion some years.,ago he said,""the-i
sugar-coated prig," and added    in * a-
foot-notc that his claims to   -beauty :
might be summed  tlvusly:   "Ue     "has '
a   fine forehead,   but'" the "prim,   mean'
mouth    of      a parlor-maid\"   '/"Our
roots"      was , soon  out  of  print'���r
'bought up, it is "hinted, bythe'satir-t
ized Rhymers    There-was" no further-,
edition, ah-d although Mr. Lynch? has
published   two   bouks" since then,    it
is easy.to tunderstand that^thcy?were'
not-a, success "r  L   --   ( \?>.    '''<���   ',
. ���* In .Paris,   where  he" ^represented   .a'-;
'London-daily paper,  Mi\ .Lynch came'
under "the _spellj of that 'curious character,   Swiss  Maud   Gonnc.       who    re- ���
joices in the".mock  sobriquet of "the '
Irish   Joan of     Arc.'.'    The lady lost'
no opportunity of adding  fuel to Mr. "
Lynch's    hatred     of  things "English,
and she was instrumental in organizing ; 'the     departure     of   a     number
of   "mercenaries,"     with   whom  were
the late Colonel-' de V.illebois-Mareuil
and Arthur Lynch, to the .Transvaal.
The latter's military ability has won  j
the enconiums of Louis P>otha,  but if
Air.  Lynch��� enters the sphere of British influence     the. results to  himself ,
are likely to be unpleasant. '.
New  York's  Tenements.
New York is a citjr of "tenement
houses. There are in the greater city;
in the neighborhood of 100,000 tenement houses.
.' '^- ^.. */--\
' *���*-*��� A   ^ -
*-   ** ,Jvl
\l I
' * >~rl< '
"< A.-,
-t -re" I
'iv S ���
The   Insect  Tree.
Chienchang valley, which is
about 5,000 feet above the level of the
sea. is the great breeding ground of the
white wax insect. The very prominent
tree there is known to the Chinese as
the jnseet tree.
Curd   I'Jayinjs?   Barred.
All persons found playing cards In
railway carriages in Russia are subject
to heavy penalties.
Good   Luck.
me young   "vVoodby
Tody���J cum-''  tolls
proposed to her last ni^ht
Viola���1 don't lbin<; I know him.   Is he
well off V
Tody���fJo   certainly   is.    She   refused
Tlie   I'rofesso
juide   was  showing
him  the  big
is supposed to bo
���'This one," he.snid.
about 2.000 years ok!
"What a twentieth century chib it
would make!" commented the professor.
���Chicago Trill ii ���]���:>.
-give m��
Merely n  Sn^sestion.
p He (timidly)���Won't you���er-i
just one kiss before I go?
no!Syt-dea. b��y' there is absolutelj
no satisfaction ,n a single kiss. Why nol
make it a dozen ?-Chica��> KTP-��rB     7
An   Honored   Same,
"Remember." said the impressive-person,- "that your ancestors have left you
ah honored name.',' ���
"Weil." answered the titled youth rue-
fully."/"it's all right on a- visiting card,
but it isn't tnueh at a bank."���Washington Star. '
Mere   SHper-stltion.
Borrougbs���I didn't know he was so superstitious.
Jenkins���-Is he really superstitious?
.Bbrrouglis���He must be.   I needed thirteen dollars to pay a bill yesterday, and
he wouldn't lend it to me.���Detroit Free
The best way to make a man acknowledge the corn is to stamp on his
After  the   Snr��ic��l   Operation.
Barber���What will you have ou your
face���witch hazel or bay nun?
Patron���Kaither wan nor the other.
Just put on plain courtDiashter.���Judca. ' I  fvrn- ������������������- ��������� -   -,-^������"J������lj*������"-  'f,   "  N  :r^rr  SLIPS IN TEE PULP-  ODD   BLUNDERS,THAT   HAVE  : MADE   IN   SERMONS.  BEEN  I**  v  One' Minister    V/Iio    Was,   Sot    'Veil  Postetl   lis   Maritime   Soaicnclatiirtt.  ;    Another    Wbo    Wrijiit-d    S-'ootiJrints  ,   .'   to Announce Tlieniselvfes..  It is not for the Jaity>.to throw stones  - at the parson about bin slip, due either to  , platform fright or to absence of niiud, for  ihe brethren and sisters who are not of  the cloth make plenty of mistakes of this  kind. Nearly every one���������man- or woman  ���������in this fi.iy has attempted to speak at  Rome path.-ring and has sat down with  the friirhtfnl consciousness of having said  soinethiug which was-far from that intended. One man, a .lawyer, is still  piqued at'himself over tlie recollection of  having said three times in the course of.  an address, that "there fwas. uo food for'1  either animal or beast," and a* certain  clubwoman recalls with horror how. in  the midst of a poetic- description of sunrise in Alaska, she finished with'"and it  was very pietty indeed."  Yet there are more recorded slips made  by ministers, pe: haps, because a ridiculous thine s-.aid from the pulpit becomes  thrice ridiculous, as. for'iiibtance, the announcement made by a country 'clergyman just before the benediction that Mrs  Blank, a poor widow of the. parish.( desired him to thank all those members of  the church who had so kindly "assisted"'  at the death of her husband. The village  doctor, who had-given his services on.this  sad occasion was the most chagrined.  in another Illinois church a social  was  to, be held-   Knowing that the Mua.ll  fry  was much in evidence at such'times and  ��������� that it often  became boisterous.' trending  indeed  upon  the etclesiar.tieal  and  other  toes  and   sitting   upon   the  ecclesiastical   ,  silk hat. the  Ladies'  Aid  society,  which  was  managing the'affair,   determined   to  word  the notice that  parents wuld  nnt  fcpl   at   liberty   to*.bring, their ^offspring.  Sunday tlu^ minister, glaiuiiui hastily" at  the   paper   in  his   hand. ' saw ' only ' the  words "children" and "invited-" a-id. fold- '  in;* it up. proceeded to say that tho, ladies  'specially urged.t-htTchilib en to be pie.-sent,  'adding.,that   uo   occasion  Avas   eouiplole-  .'without them. . *     ' .'  i  rp  ������M>ruJ  1  J  A A   A  x  pa i  r  \  v  >  SIMM will!  Mk 1/ff DI If  THE  BEST  Asthninlene Firings instant Relief and Permanent  Cure in All Cases.  SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  Write Your Name and Address Plainly.  PPEfih'LagEP BEE.!   in the province  STEAM '.Beer,   A!e,   and   Porter;  ;       .. ne   Miviour  said  \lreu to come un.to me.' aud it is  'of the, Christian ehu'-cli that  it  ���������tsutror  lttle  clnl-  the s^'.oiy  i-hi  '-'<  it' "fi ���������  ��������� r  iv  - If     y-  ���������<-U. --  h j *  . V   '   r  4      ���������������  'fishes  these tender little plants a'nd that never  does it wish thein to feel that lbeyJ'ar->  not welcome .within her jjru'es. Let tl-.e  children, therefore, be present as far as  possible." They were, it is- .needless :o  reeoid. attaokiuir; the cake plate with us-  ,touisliiiij:,iesiiliS and tcstiny the eapa'u'ty  of'the ice creain  tiee/.of. . ^ *  &  Another   minister   made.an   ahriouii<;<-  rnent ' vs hich    prated    harshly    upon    tin-  jT'ryes of the more sennit:  congregation,  althoimh   he  unable   to  avoid   di.'inu   it.,   as 'llic.-noiiv e  had been sent iu 'piopt-i ly sinned. c11  was'  just after a beantilul and loiiehiuu solo,  s-nng  by  the  tenor  of  the  eho:,-���������o:ie  ilv   . e n.r t  of tbe  was  probably  of  <. in  to  lift   lliO  ���������Mincer  thiiius.  e.irji:i>  still   biea:Ides..  those somxs^whie'i <i  and the list one:  up ahovt  "\Vhile  the audii'iieo  was  ami the ter.or was ab.Kn lo take hi-,  -eat  the   na^-or   are -e   and' aniiouneed   ckcer-  iullv  the: e would be a cbi-kc:i fee social  riufs   of  which  a  i}  the  lar;  I  T'  I &  in die p;  niirlit. .11,  o.\pe< ted.  There  is a   story  Tainly. an I  p:ob.il.  one.whie'h   is   a.ip  whose   discoiu >i  of c:cation  and  as well as of theV.-eatost  "When   God   ereatecl   the  made the tiny {"lain of sand,  made a  Niagara, he also nuvU  dewdrop.    When   he   made 'the  ,i  !  '.>eh   Thur.si1..  atte.ni.'i.'ice   \.a&  not'a  new  y  not a triis  icable.   of   a  wib. upon   the  <Jo.i"'s-������.aie of  one  o::<  mi;  we.  the  ,   cov-  >. 1 ::t  .iis'ter  nder-  !ea t  wm*! >.  mountain, 'he  When  he  the little  ha j  of hi  e elephant, his hand formed the tiny I'lint,  and when he made me, he made a dai-.\."  In these opinions his heavers" may hava  concurred and may not hav^.  A Presbyterian minister, writing in all  English  religious   monthly,   pi\es  a   fe-v  Pennine slips  made by the c-lcr���������.*->���������' of Ids  ac-qtiaintauce.   One of these stores is ol  a  yotiaj*  pastor v*ho  laboied  amcim  the  fisher   folk   of   the   east   coast   aud   who  : was much given' to metaphors.   This tt.in-  ������������������day morning he spoke of the^-uul sai.iv.g  jout upon the sea of eternity, and-he was  -almost dramatic.  i     --uook." he cried, "at yonder .stun:  Tlie  i Blue Peter is at the mast head: the sails  !are   hoisted.    She   i ises   on   the  swelling  . waters like a swan    And uow the anchor  is   raised   and   slung   from���������from���������u-"' ���������  Here he paused, while the congregation.  !every member of which knew a ship from  .fore to aft. .waited with o.\poeta:it  b-rer-  :est.   "From  the plac^ where it oucht   to  ;be!" he tinished desperately.   " 'Ii means  : well," said an old seaman a-'terjho sei*\-  iice, "but w'at can you think of a man as  ���������doesu't know the'cat's head V"  j    Then there was the brother who gave a  series  of sermons  (in   the   prophet   .Jonah  nud.'coming to the part about the storm,  told with fervent gestured how the sailors  "rowed   and   rowed   io   bring   the   sea   to  land."     This  is   much   like  the  effort   of  that'other   pastor Who  described   to   his  people  the situation  of a  man  who.  was  hanging over a frightTnl abyss and ended  with   the   words.   "Ami   to   him   the   nw-  , ments"seemed minutes."  Oiice a minister in picturing Nemesis  overtaking the guilty spoke of the "'sound  of footprints approaching" and was dismayed at the smile which went round.  Yet'riot all mistakes are mere slips of  the tongue. An old Methodist minister of  blessed memory who preached in central  Illinois twenty-live years ago used repeatedly to speak of the '.'thousand cattle  feeding' upon ten thousand hills." which  is a i-emavkable feature performed all at  once.  "But let not the maker of slips worry  too ranch about tliPin." is the advice of an  old minister, "for it is the really earnest  man who does it most, aud for avory such  slip there is likely to have been enough of  forceful speaking to make an '^impression  and   perhaps   to   live   forever."  ���������* aitK- zn.i.������'K^wiirrAj'J!i.\i-iJmrjen.T*-Jii<A*.-zxx.:  ���������*��������� f^/f^x   i  U'lSaiS^Btk-  ^, -...-TV.  There is nothing like Atthmalene. It  brings instant relief, even' in the wov-=t  ca>es.     It cures when all else fai.s.  The Upv. U P. Wells, of Villa Ridge,  III., sa>t>: "Your trial botcle of Aathma-  lt ne received la gc.od condition. 1 eciiiuo6  tell you ho.y th.uikfnl I feiil fort che good  derived from it. I' wa.a a si ive, chained  with yur.i'id soi-������ throat aud Asthmi for 'ttn  years." I desp dred of ever being cured I  sa,vv your advertisement for the eure of thid  dreaoful'aud tormeiuniii d:sta;e, Aatlnna,  tiLtd thought you had oveispoken yourselves  bat resolved to give it a tried. To niy  ast-.omsl-iineur, the cri-il noted like a charm.  Seud me a full-sized bottle."  j A reward"of ?p5.00 will bc^paic! for hiformatiou   leading  to   convicticri o-  I person? wit holding or destroying any   kegs, belonging   to  this   company  v   B,.K'NRY RE IF EL, ' Manager.  ...^l^,y,au*AP*M.'l lUL'U'WL'W*.'!*.'^''! 'WIH*.   "������  ���������^--eW���������*^"'J���������"-'"*M,���������������w���������-���������* "���������**���������rra���������  ���������* ' ,     /  ESTABL!SHED   (877'  EVERY  I  BSLSSF,  iV^pHJffl6S  ^'���������s-lLjeua.*jx ���������jja'aautamrs  Rev. Dr. Morris Wechsler,  Rabbi of the Coeg. Bnai Israel.  '   New VToik, Jan. 3, 1901.  Das .T.vft Bros'. Al edictse Co ,  t Gentleuien: Your A-itluinleiie is an e-c-  eollcnt retiK-dy for A-rnma aud Hay. Fever,  and'its composition dlleviaiBd 'ill troubles  which combine with Asthma. Itssueeeos^is  ascouiahing and wonderful.        ,  After having it carefully analyzed, we cau state that Asthmalene   cout'ins no   optU'Vi,  mor-jhiue, chloroform or enher.    V������ry trulj yours,   , "  REV. DR. AJORR13 WECHSLERi.  0\  1  IrtN  fet-t  Irtf  Pi  (M^'^1  '       Bit'  -���������  vk4  '  Lb.  ,     ,    ' 4   Avok'Svrisgs, jSt. Y., Feb. 1, 1901.  Taft Eros. Medicine Co.      rt . "'  (Jeutieineii:    1 wrue tins testimonial from a sense , of duty, having tested  the   wonder-,-  fill effect ot your AsthinaJsne, f'>i"che euro of Antluna. , My wife hns 'been   afHjcted    ^ ith^  .syisuiocUe aathma for the past 12 yetirs.1'   Having   extaausctd   my" own   skill 'as   well   as'  uiauy otnert-, 1 chanced to aee. yoi.r sign upon your windows on ISOih street^ N������w   Y( i-k, 1  at, ouce oblai ied a bootle ot Asthiiidlene.     isly .vile commenced lakmg it about the   rust   of  .November.   -I very so >u noticed a radical   lmyroveQiauc.     -Aster  Asthma Uas id-aapjjeared and she u entirely free fiom all symptoms.  -ing   one   bottle    her  1   eel that I can con-  bimeuc'y  annieud the n'ediciue to all who are  '   Yoitts resjjiiuttidly,  dHictcd wit'i thiadistiea^ius disease.  0, D. FHELPti, M.D.  Dr. Tafi' I'kos. Medicine Co.     ��������� ,-_,.>.-,-  (jrcnutcin.ii: I win uoubled with A-^i.hma for 22 years. I; have tried numerous leme-  dies/ijut tjiej havj all'^faded. I ran across yom* ctdvVrtiseioeuc ami ai.,.rr.nl with a trial  bottle, .,1'rouui'i lelief at oiice. 1 have siuce purciiaaed >our full-Mze bottle,' aud I dm  eve, giatet'u . I Have fa'imlj ot four cluldien, ami f i; sue yeaia was uuable to work. I am  u.iw iu ti.e best ot lioaith aud uoiug busmest, n'ery day,' 'Libia te-atimoni yuu can make use  of as you ^eo-ii..,. ,  tioinJ a -dies*, 235 Rivicgtoii Street. .       S. RAPHAEL,   ,  ,     '    G7 iiua^iay'uii St., Nev/Yirk City,  TPIAL BOTTLE SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT  " " - OF POSTAL.     .      '. * - "     ,  Do not delay.    Write at ooco, addr������.ssi f DR- TAF.r . BR.0S-   MEDICINE   CO ,   79  E-st 130th iS5.,-J&Jew York City. - ' -     -  SOLD  BY ALL DRUGGISTS.  \  inci'l-'-nt  shor.  /  u  country -wtioro  .-ll  b'."*   WvO'icornod  olrcndo'l "h.-n-  by    qiit-"---; i'-nr.bio  tl'.o   pr-iclho   i.f-~  nvrry  which in  or" nur:'t bo snti^liod  m>'aus Ii-ikN to fuij;!'  dunlins nbviird. .Many a -'f^ihlp m-m  hri1? ose-ipcx! tho lifolon1* icut)!*m> atti-nd-  .'njt on ���������"brin������'.iu*: down his ni.in" by t';e  p'p.'plc iiiothod of th'owiim coid-wpti'r on  the ptM"-orTs iiijnicd scnsiinlitio.-^ in the  bi-^iiuuivr.       r  Quo day a di-stimrui-'hc'd iKitnry. wji'lr  lirciikf.-r-tiiiy with a frii'iid :it a cite ii  -Paris. indn'.'Ti'iI in some -��������� In^in;,* oo.n-  fficut^   on   the   public*   nC^   of  LlHrmont. Suddenly an.itl'.er ;���������  clinintr at another (able, ������������������rn'.e  "thoiu,   his   Liiistauhr-  prom lied  with autre;*  n.  trr.ccieail;  .Mar.sl.al  ���������l/'eiiTin.  ���������::id   :'n-,  h.-isthniz  'you   shall  Ma'-mont?"  quie.'lv  cried   he  give me ������nti.-1*:ic-t:''  "Aio yon   M.-.rsl  fl'iitecl the notary.  "I have not that honor." wns t'.ie reply,  "brt 1 aiu his chief a"d-de-ea:up."  ,  "(Ji\e iui! your card. then, sir." sail  the r-otaiy. '"1 v.-.11 send you-.ir.y head  clerk."  ���������c7  SiJ^tti'Sy rii'-r-Jtivb-.  Unc-e Ephraim's rn.^ty hat droops Iru-n-  bly over his black and wrlnl le.l tore!;.-m1. ;  his coat pockets me pn*tsr".u*i riwiy troi:i  his coat: one knoe is covered wi'h a blue  patch, the other eii'j with a wiiite one  f-cwed on with black th:ead: hi  ��������������� siur-s are  full of holes, and it would puzzle  to declare'the ori;rinal color of  tide ol' .his appaiel. He pulls  droopiiur hat as he look" over  iu:  a ny  any  off  pn;  one  a !���������-'  fie  den  fence, and eiics tv.e a smile that makes  me feel better for an hour. "Mi-:s Alice."  be asks i-'iiei'i'Tnlly. "you don't know nobody that don't wunter hire nobody to do  uothiiT fcr 'oni dis uiawniu", docs youV"-  "^  ?������&*&������&$.  XF*  ASSESSMENT ACT AND  Pl<OVINCIAL  REVENUE TAX.      -  ���������N  TTnte]  ierint���������-Know?     See here!    Unless  sot four or live years to spare for  Eno.tv  It  A3J.  Pro'prietcu���������Yos.  1   want n clerk  ������t once!    What do you know about hotel  keep bur? ...  A PI!  you've  a little chiit. ask me what 1 don't know.  It'll/take me less time. Whnt do-1 kimw  iibout hotel keepiiiir? Well. I should  smile.' I know it all���������more than all! I  could run forty hotels arid play ten j'atucs  of chess blindfolded. Why. man 1 used  to be      .commercial traveler!-  StinsbSno and Sls'-ep.  A writer in a scientific ��������� periodical recommends sunshine, and plenty of it. for  insomnia. ITo says that women shut the  ' sunlight out of their houses.'' wear veils  and carry sunshades���������in fact, do everything possible to exclude themselves from  that which is the most potent factor in  the development of strength, beauty aud  cheerfulness.  ii a-nil*-*  firm'.' the  vivrao w 1;  La*-  inr-  tact  conve  '���������.i tiu.'i  means  I'sruion  i)   iS  li  j  to  remembering  around   to  Kala-  r-.u.'s-.i- ni-esr-nt wk.)  OlWIOX DlSTIilCL".  0T1GE is hereby given, in   accordance  .,-uh the   Statu e������,    that  P'ovmcial  vieue Tax, and   ^li    taxes   levied   unuer  . c A*-si ssti ent Act, are   uow   due   for the  year 1901      Ah tht- above^eamed taxt*s col-  lecti! le within the Com ox D,-tnch are   payable at my office, ac  the ���������Oourt ilotide Cum-  berljnd.  ' Assessed taxes are collectible   at,  the toliowu-g races-, viz:��������� '        ,  If pud on or betoie June 30th, 1901:���������  Three-fifths ol one   per   cent,   on   real  property. o  IVo aud oue-half i*"per cent, on assessed  Vtih.c of wiio laod.  Ooe-ha!r of one per cent, on personal property.  Upon -nch excess of incouie���������  CLASS A.���������On one thousand dollars and not  exceiding ten thousand dollais, one per  ceufi up to five thousand doll,������rb, aud  two per cent, on the remainder:  Class B ���������On ten thousai.d dollar-, and not  excttdmg t^ enty thousand ciollark, one  and one-h-ilf per cent, up to teu thousand  ciollaib. and two and oue-half per cent, on  the remainder :  Class 0- ���������On. twenty thousand dollars, aud  noo exceeoini* forty thousand dollar-, cv o  and one halt per cent, up to twenty .hous-  and oollais, and thiee per ceiur. on the  remaindei :  (."lass L). ��������� On all others iu excess of forty  oiiou&ciu'l dollars', r.hiee per cent, up to  forty thousai d dollars, and three aud  oue-half per cent, on the ieiu'iind"i*.  If paid on or after idt J.uly, 1901:���������  Four filths of one per cent, on real property.  Three per cent, on -the .a-aSiissed value of  wild land.  Three-quarters cf one per cent, on pereonal  property.  Ou'so much of the income of any person   as  " exceeds one thousand dollars,    in   accordance  with    the- folio*iug   classifications;  upon   such   excess   the   rales   "Shall    be,  i.airif ly :��������������������������� ... :,  Class A.���������On one thousand dollars, and not  exceidini; ten thousand-'dollars, one and  one.-half per cent, up to five. thousand  do.I ts, a- d two and one-half per cent,  on-the remainder :  Class B ���������On ton thousand do'lar.", aud not  exceeding twenty th-out-aud dollars, two  per cent, up to teu thousand dollars, and  thrt-ie per cent, on the  remainder;  Class C��������� On twenty thousand dollars, and  not exceedin���������_��������� forty thousand dollnrs,  three per cent, up to twenty thousand  dollars, and three and one-half per cent,  on the remainder : '      '      .  Class D.���������On all others in excess   of   forty  .thousand dollars, thr e and ��������� one-half  per  cent, up to fortj'   thousand   dollars,    and  four per cent on the   remainder.  Provincial Revenue Tax.-83 per capita.  .JOHN  BA1RO,  A^-'es-Hor and Collector.  Cumberland, B.C., 1.1 ihJanuary, 1001.  ��������� .My 22  Ksquimait & JtajiDn. Ev.v  ^���������*^?SS^M5������&S$&������������  =^-3=-. ---3j^TjaK jefej^::  ������?xmX3i-tsrrrcLxrz3n  Black Diamond ursery  QUARTER WAY,Wellington Road  s  Sieanifhip Schedule Effective Tuesday, Januaiy 21, 1902  S. S. "City of Nanaimo.  Leaves Victoria-Tuesday. 6 a.nr, foi Na-  nai.no,   call.ng  at   Noith  Safnich,  Cowichan,   Mus-^raveb,    Buigoyne,  Maple   I Jay, Vesuvius, Chcniainus,  ���������   Kuper, Thetis and Gabrioiri.  Leaves  Nana.mo  Tuo-^day,  5   p 111 ,   for j  U;nion Wharf and Comox direct.  Leaves Comox and Union Wharf Wednesday, 12 npon, for Nanaimo and  way '.ports.   '  Le.-.ves Nanaimo Thursday, 7,.'a.in ,-for  Coinox and way ports.  Leaves Como.x Friday, 7 a.m., for Na-  , naimo direct. ..  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., for Victoria, calhnir.'it Gabnola, Fern wood,  Ganges, Fulford and North Saanich.  Leaves Victoria Saiurday, 7 a.m., for  Island Ports, calling at North Saanich, Cowicb-m, IVI us;.;raves, RiTKoyiie  Maple Bay, Vesuvius, Cheinainus,  Kuper, Thetis, Fern.wood,. Ganges,  Fulford and Victoria, when freight or  passengers offer.  Special arrangements can be made for  steamer to call at other ports than those  above mentioned when,sufficient business  is offerer].  The Company reserves the right lo  change sailing dates a*nd hours of sailing  without previous notice.  GEO. L. COURTNEY,      ,.  Traffic Air-.nag*er  BfTIUEPSUI   t FERRY  SO, OOO Fruit Trees  to   choose   from.  Largo Asso-tmeutof Ornamental  Trees,   Shrubs   and   Evergaeens  "Small Fruits   in   Great   Variety^  Orders  Vy   mail   promptly   attended to.  s,12tc  P.  O   BOX,  190.  .sjm:o^:ei  ��������� TH'    kUrtz's.-ow-n      '  KURTZ'S PIONEER, or  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  ^^T"Tbe Best in E. C.  and made  by Union Labor in  pviir1  pioneer- (Biqav jfactot  Van couver,   B. C.  M  -..-..''��������� TO THE r-EAF,  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Arr.ifcial Ear  Dritms, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  t>em free Address No, 14517  Tie -Nioho'son Institute, ..780  Eighth Avenue, New York, U.S.A.  '6|  '*!  < m  l>w.:������i  '���������"-- ir-'-i��������� /        i -  ���������C  '    THE   CUMBERLAND   NEWS  Issued Every ^Wednesday^  )W. 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O  Send stamp for cataiop; describing com-I 2       reasonable  rir<U               O   '  plete line and containing valuable   in-T 2        rCc^onaD1e rates.             Q  I formation to shooters.                              - | g D.    KILP ATRIOK,        O   '  The J. Stevens Asms and Tool Co!   | o        .   Cumberland ������ v  1P;������-B" 2670        CHIC0PEE FALLS, MASS. j OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  GREAT  fWEST  LIFE.  IJ1HE reason why the Great West  ������������������':'���������������������������/ 'Life' Assurance Co. has more  business in. force- than any other Company ever had at the same age, is',their  promptness in Paying Claims, and the  ���������Liberal   Contract -given,   free   from   all  annoying restrictions.  j ������������������-.������������������  Any   information   asked   for   will   be  promptly and cheerfully given.  "-.    A.; ANDERSON,       '  General Agent,  Drawer, 5.- Nanaimo, B.C.  $2.oo   per an  -&:���������"-  ������.  Adverti^iii  ^j  ������E2  "iii������'  ffles of any Pattern Tied to Order.  ������   '  WE   WANT YOUR      -m  I Job 'Priijtir-.o;������  NEWS  OFFICE ���������jW*jj..��������� *-���������*-  .i=r~c/M^ -*  a.-3rjt.t-'i=S3ii������������ri-'i ix&rrij3i-<%nL"j*Zt J> *  .-. <,,  .   A  f <-  .TJIIAN BLOODHOHNi> j  AUSTRALIAN   BLACK TRIBE ENDOWED  WITH TRACKING INSTINCT.  Positively Xo;Esc.ipe From the "Tracker'1  ������������������The Excitement of si Man Hunt���������How  Charlie Traced a Cattle Thief for J->a-������ *  and Then Discovered Him" Treed Like  a Possum.  When a man commits a crime '   in  'Australia he  knows  that his  chances  for escape are  hopeless, if it   "tracker"  is    put     upon   " his  trail   within  twenty-four     hours    thereafter.        A  tracker is a native black man,      one  ,    of a tribe endowed with a marvelous  ,' instinct  which   enables  them  to    run  down to his hiding- place any    crim-  ' inal fleeing from justice. These    men  -,' are , literally known as bloodhounds,  and their strang-e power is possessed  "    by no other race of people      in     the  world. ' ��������� '  Once given the scent, a tracker will  pursue and  discover his game      with  never-failing success, unless the criminal has had sufficient start to      en-  n    able him to put to' sea,      in      which  case  the  black  man  can , only follow  him to the water's edge.  '    The peculiar  power "of  the *    black  detectives was first discovered by the  '   , white ^ surveyors      in  the  Antipodes  thro-ugh their extraordinary     success  in locating lost people in the    'bush.  An     unerring instinct,  couplqd     with  'inexplicably  keen judgment,   made it  ,, possible for" them to take up]a trail  and follow it until the lost man was  ���������������������������   ^ found,     dead   or   alive,   even-; though  the journey  led* through the "forests  where the black pursuer never,      had  been.   Their usefulness as trackers of  criminals   was   thus  suggested, ���������   ..and  "-   they have since proved themselves in-  : '   valuable to .the  police. '   So* implicit  is    the    confidence felt iri: them that  -.when a black starts  out .pn, a'r man  , hunt   ' the     officer   who   accompanies  him merely' follows in his ,wake, leading his  own horse;   and    \does      not  ,    question him or' in any way ..interfere  .-.with him,  no matter in what!, direction ��������� the guide may'go.  oivhow j ap-  . parently     reasonless     or futile      his  ���������    method.   The officer Icdows tyiaf, ,  the  simple-minded aborigine possesses    a  cunning and  sense  of divination/ superior to his own trained intelligence  and so keeps a respectful silence.'���������-.;' A  The most expert trackers are found  ii-rthelState of-Queensland,  near' tho'i  .-.borders of New South Wales.     -They''  are animated,  by no  feeling  of     vengeance toward-their Quarry,  and will  ' travel faithfully for any number    of  ,    miles, intent upon their task and un-  ,   mindful  of any, obstacles   or   danger,  seeming to take delight in the      accomplishment of their object, and asking      a reward  ridiculously-out      of  proportion   to   their   labor���������   a      few  Bhillings,   some   tobacco   or  gewgaws  sufficing them.-Of tho value of mon-  'ey they have no conception.    Hum is  their weakness.    I have known  of , a  tracker employed  to   locate   (   certain  ���������valuable trees for a timberman trav-  ,   eling  forty  miles   through     a  forest  so dense that he had to cut his way  with a tomahawk  (a. necessary  weapon down there for exploring),     and  being  content with  a  reward   of    -'a  bottle  of rum,   while the'timberman  realized   S450  from  tho  sale   of    t,he  tree.    They are  submissive,   courageous and alert.    Their knowledge      of  English  is  veryr imperfect,       a     few  broken   words,   signs   and       gestures  conveying their meaning.  My first man hunt was with "Charlie," a splendid specimen of aboriginal symmetry and     muscular development.    His   eyes   were, large,       black  and     dreamy,      but      brilliant  when  aroused to  the  business of tracking.  His  general  appearance  was      somewhat like that  of a negro,  his .complexion and skin totally black, showing a tinge of copper in the sun. His  fine,   strong white  teeth' seemed  capable  of  assisting him  to  devour  any  sort of wild game.    The usual     loin  garment   of  kangaroo   skin  he       had.  discarded for a covering of light cotton  cloth,   provided   by   the       police.  He led      a horse,  for' use in getting  over  the ground  quickly in the  open  country,  where  the footprints  of the  fugitive are usually distinct     enough  to follow on horseback.  I had"business that took me to.the  Queensland border^ en route through  the Nightcap Mountains, . and -was  looking forward with little .pleasure  to the loneliness of the trip, when I  was overtaken by an officer and  Charlie, like myself on horseback,  the officer having- some wrist jewelry  and a warrant for the apprehension  of a cattle stealer. Now, cattle stealing in Australia is a serious offence,  the cattle laws there being most  strict. /The offender had two days'  start of his pursuers, and was known  to be a well-seasoned .bushman, who  could resort to considerable cunning  ���������to elude capture, being thoroughly  familiar with the methods of the  trackers. This made the chase the  more exciting.  Charlie struck the trail easily  enough and ran along, never once  raising his eyes oil the ground, until after four hours scrambling  through underbrush. On the first  heat of the third day of the trail,  we reached a river, Charlie crouching  attentively along the ground until  he came to the bank. There, in the  damp earth, two foot prints were  plainly visible.  "What are you going to do now?"  asked the officer of Charlie.  For answer Charlie leaped into the  river and struck out for the opposite  bank. The tide was rather strong  and carried him down stream a bit,  but     he swam valiantlv.  while      we  sat, tired, travel-stained and hungry, on the trunk of a fallen tree  and watched '-his ebony wool bobbing  along on the'water. Emerging on the  other side he ran dripping for twenty feet or so, following footsteps  that again stopped at the water's  edge.  Here the "tracker .paused. Tie was  plainly puzzled. What' had become  of the cattle thief? Had he recrossed  the river, or swam down as far as he  could and landed on either bank,  then struck into the-woods again?'  Again sharply examining the ground  and satisfying himself that the man  had not remained on that side. Oh-i--  ne swam  back,  landing a few    yards.  below  us.    By  his  actions   ��������� we     saw?  that he had  found   the  tracks again.  The man  had  indeed   recrossed      tho  river,  but where had he gone      after  'that?' " _,-  Trust a tracker (to guess riddles of  that sort! * "'  Suddenly Charlie commenced to  brush a.side -the leaves and* twigs  along the edge of the bank, uncovering the space between him and us  until he caught up with us.  < "White fellow no can fool blacii  fellow,'' he said, smiling, wet and  breathless. Then we saw that tho fugitive had carefully covered up his  tracks while walking- backward, and,  strange,to say, tchey terminated ^under the -very tree  where we were.  Apparently the man hunt was at  an end. Our'game, had''vanished into  space.       . ���������  Charlie ' dashed inlo the thicket,  and hastily secured a.'strong, pliable  vine used by the nalives in scaling  tree trunks too' smooth to' climb.  This he threw about ihe tree, enclosing his own body, and fastened it by  'wreathing it together.' holding' ,.the  ' ends with his hands. Working this  hoop as a, sort of lever, he began to  sctiie  the  tree. ' .  We looked on in astonishment. Not  a human being' was in sight above  ground. What clue could Charlie be  following now? Did he expect to find'  his man in   the sky?  Up went' the 'black until 30 feet  in the air. Here we noted that the'  main trunk of thc-tr'ee had been,  broken off -years before, forming . .a  crotch for*the new branches 'that  had  sprung  up  on either  sjde.  Then   a  most   astonishing 1hing  happened.' ...  Reaching down into 1hc hollow-of  the half-dead tree trunk ��������� the  tracker seized something, ' at the  same time shouting to the������- officer  below:  ���������   "Boss!     '   Boss!     I catch      'white-  eyes'''belong to surnames common in  fishing communities, verifying ' the  tradition that the fishing population  of East Scotland is of Belgian origin. , The pigmentation of (, Highland surnames corresponds- closely with, that of their districts of  origin. The surnames of Wallace.  Pirie, Grant, Peck and Birnie have  strong blood, tendencies; those of  Cordiner, ' Cruickshank/ Stephen,  Strachan,' Buchan.   Paterson ru\id  Why to arc darkest; and Rennie,  Scott, Grant and Thompson show  most   red  hair.���������London   Graphic.  I i '. . ' '  Cremation in  Fifteen Tears  ' In spite of the efforts of well-known  pcoplc-^-Miss Kate Grecnaway 'was  the last���������to popularize cremation by  leaving directions for the disposal of  their bodies ., by this moans, cremation in London does not advance  ,very quickly'. When the society started 'work in 1,885 there' were three  cremations, in 1890 the number at  Woking was fifty-four, and last'year  it had advanced to 301. The total of  r,824 as a record of fifteen years  is not financially-., encouraging, but  ,tho .society does .not. relax its efforts  to popularize whajt it believes(to be  the most sensible and sanitary means  nf  dispos'mc-  of  the dead.  ONTARIO TO OTHER EYES.-  to   an  Tho    Province   Lociks,. Like    Home  j-ii-jlihlimuii���������People II:i r>{>y.  Contented  and  l'rosperoiiA���������Guuil Climate.  fellow!     He  play  possum!"  Out of the opening appeared ' a  man's head, - and a more miserable  object' I 'have 'never seen. ��������� He" was  tousled,, dirty, gaunt, half-starved. T  have ssiicl that'a tracker , always  runs down his. game. This time  he certainly ran it up. ��������� Charlie's  " Skill at ringtailed possum hunting  helped him out, fov very often when  a native has killed his game with a  boomerang ��������� the animal is caught  in a tree, and the hunter has to  climb for it in the manner I have  described.  Charlie got us safely back to the  cabin, and later on I bade him and  the   officer  good-bye. The     cattle  thief, of course, paid tho penalty  of his crime. He said that, knowing a tracker would be put upon  his trail, he had hoped to give him  the'impression that he had drowned  while swimming the river.��������� San  Francisco  Examiner.  OLD STAMPS DESTROYED.  Thrown    Away    as    Kubbish ��������� lCnoii-jli    to  Plaice an  Ardent Collector Go Crazy.  Philatelists will be down-hearted  when they read of ������the wholesale destruction . of thousands of valuable  old stamps which" has taken - place  in  Barbados.  The story is told in Stanley Gibbons' Monthly Journal, which says  that stamp collectors in Barbados  were wild when they heard that  these stamps had been thrown away  on  tho reef as  rubbish.  Ten years ago a heap of bankrupts' ledgers, clay books.. account  books, etc, the accumulation, of 50  years, was removed to a room -in  the Court House. Eventually this  room became so full that a short  time back the o.'Iicial assignee decided to have the old ledgers carted  away to   the  reef and buried.  In addition to , the books there  was a vast mass-'-of- correspondence  from. England and various West Indian Islands, and numbers of old  and valuable stamps remained on  the envelopes. The order to remove  the books was taken to mean clearing away everything in the room,  and accordingly- the stamps went  with the remainder of the "rubbish" into deep trenches for the purpose.  The street arab , unearthed the  treasure. ..' Dozens of boys got to  work on the trenches and brought to  light  thousands   of  stamps. Many  were spoilt, but a few well-known  purchasers secured hundreds of  stamps at prices which should leave  them a very handsome margin of  profit.  The Government, hearing of the  matter, had the ledgers, correspondence,  etc., dug up and burnt.  Color of Scot's Hair.  A curious      investigation  reported  to   the  British   Association traces  the origin of complexion by the surnames. It was based, according  to a contemporary, on an examination of 14,561 school children of  East Aberdeenshire, and a calculation of the pigmentation of the  hair and eyes for 59 most frequent  surnames.      The darkest hair        and  1  It  is  a familiar  remark "  that     all  cities 'are   alike,   writes   the    special  correspondent  of'The 'London Standard .who accompanied the royal party  during their to'uz;.     in  Canada,  however, ,thcy are entirely  dilfercnt. Quebec;  for example,  is a ibcautiful    and  ancient  dame,  with the manners of'a  ���������past ,   age.       Winnipeg is a  hoyden,  Victoria  a  dainty; maiden, -Ottawa/a  lady   of   fashion,   Montreal   a       .solid,  business man, and.Toronto a well-to-  do  citizen  with  a  place in  the  coun--  try.     It was with a feeling of repose  that   we   approached  the  capital     of  Ontario.*-    .Night and day we had sped  across bare heaths and through gi eat  stretches' of forest,   beautiful  in their  scarlet  and  purple  vastness.     Never  have     seen     such masses of color ~  the  deep' purple of  the  blue    ' beech,  tlie   trembling   orange   and  gold    ''of  birch" and  aspen,   wreathed   with  'the  dark green of pines," a carpet ������.f flaming      schumach���������all     fading     into   a  dream  of 'pink'and purple  and green  and "gold against the cold blue of*an  autumn  sky.     As  we  drew  near      to  ���������Toronto      a new   and  quiet sense. of  homo 'came over us.     From the windows    of     the train we looked J "out  across   English   meadows   and ' ��������� gar-  de'iis^and hedgerows, right away to a  .blue line of     hills tancl a dull \ grey  sky.'     Smiling' homesteads,   pleasant  hamlets,  busy^towns, glided past us,  leaving - ah    impression of   industry,  content  and settled prosperity.     The  people, too, reminded us strongly   of  home, for we were in the heart'-of a  British   ' and Protestant community.  Everywhere      the   Duke   and  Duchess  had been welcomed warmly and heartily,      even in    French  and Catholic  Quebec, but in my cars the cheers of  Toronto      sounded     more- stirring ���������  more British in force and value.  1 am not sure that-0this    feeling   of  home was not due in pari to another  cause'.-    It was  raining    The  climate  of  Canada has  been  woefully  misrepresented. Most   people   remember  the     words,      "Our     Lady     of      the  Snows,"   and  forget the license      of  the poet.     There is a popular belief  that in theLDominion they leap from  "winter       to     summer      without     a  spring."      Now,  in  this journey      of  nearly six thousand miles,  we    have  had  almost perfect  weather.  Though  on  the edge of  winter,   only on     one  fleeting day have we had snow. Three  or four  showers  of  rain,  and  all the  rest bright, warm and sunny.      Even  the winter, as everyone will tell you,  is less   trying  than  that of England,  for      the  air is  clear and dry,      and  still,   though  the  thermometer    may  be many  degrees  below  zero.      Only  when  the  wind  blows���������and  that      is  rarely���������do  you  need to   wrap     yourself in furs and avoid exposure. Well,  it was rain in Toronto,  and the sky  was  leaden,  and  no  one seemed      to  give it      a thought.     The children ���������  there      were     six     thousand  healthy  youngsters  at the railway  station ���������  .sang  their     national  songs,       waved  their Union-Jacks and maple leaves,  and cheered as lustily as if the    sun  had   been   shining   on  them  and  thoy  ���������wore not soaked to the skin. The  streets   were  densely  crowded,      and  tho enthusiasm was a thing to be remembered.     Their   Royal Highnesses  drove through, miles  of suburbs,      in  which are many  beautiful residences,  gardens    '-radiant with blossoms and  leafy  avenues.   In  the  city are many  handsome   churches   and public  buildings, l with   well-ordered   streets    traversed in ever direction by      electric  tramcarsi     Canada is a land of public   buildings   and   tramways.     Every  Provincial  capital  has  a pile of Government   buildings   that   would      not  discredit a'-European capital; and the  wealthy merchants  and   citizens    display admirable taste in the construction   of  their   business   houses      and  dwellings.    The effect is pleasing and  surprising,      especially in  towns not  a Quarter of a century old.  Their Royal Highnesses spent two  busy days in Toronto. I have given  by cable a orief description of the  chief incidents. The review was the  principal event. In numbers it surpassed any that we had seen in Canada. Nearly twelve thousand men  were drawn up on the shore of the  lake, in front of fifty thousand people, who watched with manifest interest every evolution on the plain.  I have    said    before    that the   Can  adians appear to take less, interest  in the war than do the Australians'.  Martial spirit is not so manifest, and  the 'cadet system, strong and wide-  'spread in .Australia, is here in its  'infancy. '   ''    .  From Torbnto the,Duke and Duchess made a     short  and  rapid      tour  among the eastern towns of Ontario,  stopping for a few hours at   London,"  ,������-,n the'Thames',-    in*the County ', of  Middlesex.     London fis  the: centre' of  a rich agricultural  district,     and tho  visit      must have.,enabled them    ' to  form some some opinion, of the wonderful  natural rcsources-oof the  country.    On every side were evidences-of  industry' and  thrift,   and   of, a      soil  that yields  abundant harvests.   London, is'but  one of  a group  of  townships  that give to   Ontario Its   .preeminence as the wealthiest nnd'most  populous   province -in   the .Dominion.  In  182C( it  was      the administrative  centre,  and to-day it is the boast'of  London  that more  trains  arrive, and  depart daily there than at any other  point in Canada.   'The most    fertile  area of Ontario is its' tributary, and  sends to its busy markets every kind  of   agricultural  produce.        A     groat  brewing industry-has  boon' establish-'1  ed,      and      London-ales  are* iainous  throughout the continent."    At Hamilton,   which- the Duke and.     Duchess-,  visite'd later,  they saw' another flourishing city.     A canopy of smoke rising from the foot of* the'mountain at'  the head of Lake  Ontario      recalled  Sheffield    * or --Birmingham.     And  on  near approach we found ,a small capital  of the Midlands',  for     Hamilton  claims   that   distinction.    . The     outskirts'-are  mean and  dingy)   'and  it  is only when you-come to the   heart  of the city that you arc, reconciled to  such    'meanness     and,'dinginess in a  land     "of'   "air  and  light  and  space.  Hamilton     can "plead in 'extenuation  an  industrious and   thriving- population.      '      ���������       '      r   .       ''       ..." '  when the tstuart dynasty succeeded,  and.has not reappeared until .now,  at last, the King with his usual  gracious, sympathy with national aspirations, has restored it to the  Achievement of Arms of the s ��������� heir-  apparent,, who takes his'title,' 'from  the principality."  GIGANTIC IM'ONU MENT.  It   Stands  liauliida  on   tlie   Summit    ������>f  Moutifain,  Hun:;ury.  The most'colossal monument' on  Ihe continent o'f Europe'Is that of  the ' /fabulous Turull bird recently  erected on, the summit of the < , Ban-  hida- mountain in. County Kbmorn,  Hungary, in commemoration of tho  Hungarian, millennium,' which was  celebrated    with      immense patriotic  ���������enthusiasm a'few years'1 ago in all  portions of the kingdom. This    bird,  , so fable' says; has played an extraordinary    part in the destinies  of  the  Jt  -THE"BADGE OF WALES.  The Ecd' llads������   of Cud\y:������U:id������-r, Finds Its  Due Place in the Heraldic Achieve- '.  0 . m<-iit of tho   lJriuce. ,  There  will  be rejoicing  in ���������  and     among   royal   Welshmen  world- over,   said, The London  phic    recently,   now  that the  Dragon    of  Caclwallader is to  his, -    due t( place    in the '  Achievement  of the  Prince  Wales,  : 'the  ,Gra-  Red  find  Heraldic  of Wales'.  We published tho other day' the order -of the King in ; Council "that  there be added to the achievement of  the Prince of Wales the badge of the  Red    Dragon."      This ancient badge  HUX-GARIAX TCmjlX.MRn.   -  f     '  Snnhoiurts* the' , Most  .Origin)tic -Monu-  ,. i /   ' rachts in All 'Europe.,' ' _/"/ '���������  nation. t  The"monument wa's^acjLually/"  erected by the people^even the .poorest,  moved-to enthusiasm_     by  ,, the ,  elo'quence  of the p'bpular poet,'" .contributed  the copper, he could, ill,   af-'  ford   to  the general" fund.   The"    con--  oeption of  the'monument^ is that    of  the'Magyar sculptor,   Donath Gyula,  tlie metals     used being copper  --and  iron.     The-height from .the claw - to  the tip of tho wing is *68 feet;    "the  outspread     wings are <L6 feet    "long,  tlie sword  of'Arpad,  which the'monster bird -holds in its claw, measures  ���������10 feet. *;     - .; '.-... "'.../ -.J- .1 w  The hn-nncr of King Henry VII.; Tlie Red  Dragou quartered with other Tudor  badges, lrom a manuscript in the Col-  lego" of  Annis. v  is       to   be    borne  as   a   badge,       of  course,   and  not quartered  in        the  shield pf the Prince���������on   the' sinister  side-(the spectator's  right,   that  is)  of  tho royal  crest of  the heir-apparent,   while the ancient badge of    the  ostrich feathers is an the other side,  the crest and tho two badges        appearing  thus  in line  over  the shield.  The  badge of Wales,   as defined     by  the King's order,'is:      "On a mount-  vert   a   dragon   passant  gules   differenced as  in  the royal  crest,   with    a  label of  three points  argent."      The  Duke of     Norfolk,   the  Earl  Marshal  of England,  is charged to  see     that  the necessary   directions   be      given.  We reproduce  in  our  columns to-day  a careful  drawing of  the Red      Dragon   of   Cadwalladcr   of  Wales,   made  from  a painting  in  one of  the     heraldic manuscripts   in   the'       British'  Museum/-'.a-' manuscript "which       contains i'colored drawings-of. the-,   royal  badges      from.Edward Hi.   down to  King Edward  VI.,  and it  was     presumably  written in the days  of   Edward  VI.  A  reproduction, is   also  given"  the''banner   of  King  Henry   VII.  ken froni  the  Vincent MS.,   No.  in  the College of Arms, from  it" will  be seen that the King  of  tall. 52  which  quar  tered the i*od dragon in a banner,  with his other badges. Henry also  used the, dragon as a supporter, and  it can  be seen  with  the  white grey-  A Hard Question.  When''I was quite a lad. loiig before'I  becamo.a preacher, I had some very difficult questions put'to me, one especially  so, as I considered it. The Sunday school  was rather a new thing in the section  where I lived, and it put a great many to  asking and answering questions. A little  girl came to me one clay as on a mission  of great importance and began to ply me  with questions, I answering them, of  course, the best I could. She asked me  who made me. why God made me and a  number o������ other questions, and then,  pausing for awhile as if. in a deep study,  she  said.   "Why  did  God  make  you-so  ���������iigiyV".. -.��������� '���������"-���������.;. ���������:;���������������������������'  "/.���������"���������'  ���������: That was a very hard question for me.  I was obliged to ask for time and have  never   answered   it   yet.  i  't  '*'K  )  *��������� ��������� i  'I  :���������-.���������!  . ���������'���������'���������'*  ��������� o  ',-V-T;  - #1  (*���������-���������  -r  \ii  /  ��������� ai  God does not-wastejtime weighing -,*  tvorUilcss men.*  ���������" ���������       t  /' $  Cause of Thunk*. /   ;.'  -/ Some folks,have reason to be thankful '*  that, they are'still on earth, for in truth -:  they .have" no valid  excuse for living- ?  Memphis Scimitar.     l   "     ,i        - >     - r'\   L '  <   ' Works   Both   Wnyii/ <     'i  "Man'always wants what he hasn't and^  fails-to'appreciate^what he,has."    - " :/������"'  "Yes; that's what keeps' the "marriage  bureaus and the divorce,courts going.'.'���������   ���������  Ghicago Post. -. l_1      , "  1 A Reminilor  System. - ��������� ���������  ' The Philadelphia Record thus quotes a  business man: "Unless a man has specially schooled himself memory is bound . ���������  to be treacherous ��������� sometimes. I don't  trust mine at all any more. It has gone  back on mevtoo often. Besides, a postal,  card only costs a cent,-and I always carry a lot of them around with me.s-My end  of the business calls me 'away .from the  store "a great deal, and no matter where I  may be���������riding on a street car, walking ���������'  or in one of the numerous places of business which I frequent���������when an" idea occurs to me that requires my attention I  jot a memorandum of jt down on a-postal  card, address it to myself and drop it in  the nearest letter box. Some days I,will  scud a dozen postal cards to myself, and  the next morning they are on my- desk  awaiting me. I have been doing this for  two or three years, and I think it's a  pretty good system."  o  The Badge of Wales: The "Red Dragon  .passant," from a Heraldic manuscript in  thre   British  Museum.  hound in the chapel at.Windsor supporting a portcullis ensigned with  a rose. From this time the Tudor  monarchs used the dragon as one of  the supporters of the royal arms.  Henry VII. descended from Owen  Tudor, thus proclaimed his Welsh  ancestry, but the dragon dropped out  A  Use  For  His  Book.  It is saidc that when in India Winston , Spencer. Churchill, Lord Randolph  'Churchill's son, presented a copy of his  first hook to General 'Tucker, who previous to his South African command was  all powerful at Seen rider lutd. .  "Do you like it?". jjbung Churchill- inquired of the general.  "Haven't read it.   Is it meant to read?"  "Why. yes."   : '        ���������������������������'���������-  "Wish you'd told me so before. I keep  it hanging up in my dressing room and  tear off a page every morning to wipe my  razor on."  Too Dense.  "But," hissf'd the heavy villain, "suppose our plot should leak out."  His- miserabre accomplice shivered at  the thought.  "But it can't," cried the low comedian,  emerging at that moment from behind a  stage tree, "because from now on the Dlot  thickens,,    you     know."  The Liberty statue in New. York is 151  feet;high, the pedestal is 155, and the total height above low water mark is 305  fee*" 11 iuft-hes.  v.  Ik,  '".-TV  -til  ,-J'i  ,8  01 \ . o  f>  '���������',7  11<  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  "J   Held   Her  HRiit!."  'She turned and shpp������a her hand to me���������  A pretty hand it was, I swear'  She s-miled upon mo graciously  And turned and slipped her hand to me;  1 held it ro none eise might see.  Her husband sat, grav--������ visagod.  tin-re;  She t-jrned and slipped her hand to'LI-���������  A pretty hand it <vvus. 1-s^ea.i '    n  I held'her hand     Ah', she^v.a.s fa.r  And pure in heart and youny fhi-J sv/cej)  <3 sat mvself down in her ch nr i  And he'd her>har.d.    Ah, s-he was fair���������  While'"-he retired to prepare  " Things foi   the g bests to donk nnd oat;  I held ber  band! ah   she was <V-r  'And pure in heart and young rr.-! ^woet!  :hlf,ai,"'> fioconJ-Uerald  ���������Messrs   C. C. Richards & Co.  Gentlemen,���������Last winter I received  .great 'benefit from '"the use of MINARD'S LINIMENT in a severe attack  of LaGrippe, -and I have frequently  .proved -it to' '''be very effective ,in  cases  of Inflammation.  '   , ���������. , Yours,  , ...       W.-A.  HUTCHINSON.  S  Consumption  Cure  Cures Co-tig'lis anct Colds  (��������� at oiice.   It has been doing'  ���������   this for half a century*   It  ,   has saved hundreds of  thousands of lives.   It will  save yours if you give it a .  chance.  '25 cents a bottle. \  If after -using* it you are not  satisfied with results, go to  ���������  ' your druggist and get your  , money back.   ' ������������������    ���������    .  , . s  OSHAWA MIRACLE  INVESTIGATED.  A. Sworn* Statement of Facts Al������  r most Beyond Belief.  Write to S. C. Weias & Co., Toronto,  '   Can., for free trial bottle.  No One^Llke Hla- Wife. ���������<*,  Greene���������Funny that Black is^ away  ,from'home so much. (Iou know,, he  '< thinks "there's .no<. woman in all the  .; world like his wife. m l"  ���������Gray���������And so, heris ready to put up  withvany' other woman's-epmpany that  comes along? ' I. seW���������Boston ���������* Transcript.  "     "       '       , .   .,       '  :rDYSPEPSIA   AND   INDIGESTION^-0.  i-W. Snow/&  Co.,  Syracuse,! N.  Y., .write:  - Please send us t,jn gross of pills.   We are  , selling more of 'Pai-melee's Pillo.<than "any  other pill welkeop. " They have a gieat refju-,  > tution tor the euie of, Dyspepsia and later  Complaint."'   Mr,. Charier A.* Smith, Lmd-1  siy, writes:- "Paimclee's Pills are an exee -  lenr mcdicl-ne.   My si-ter lia-s  b sen troubled  ���������with hevcro headaehej but these pilU have  ���������cured her." / ' ���������,-   ,  Karl's Clover Root Tea corrects the Stomach  "* MISLEADING  MAXIMS.  * '    "   ���������* <  1 ",        !        i  So-Jiie ���������Tli:������i   Are   True   Actually,   hut  -    -   .Often   False" Metaphoricully.'���������  Perhaps no maxims are so ^mislead-,  ing to the judgment of those who implicitly  believe nhem  as  those   which  Tho Toronto Mail and ErzipSro serd3  *���������*. l-lepopoei' to OsDawa- ������-X������s> Intiuir-  iesa fteault������n Complete Veiufloa-oion  <     o f, O < i w j nal Story.  Very,'many startling stor:c3 of won-  c-Tluk cure3 by Dodd's Kidney Pills have  been published in these cohrnni, and an  ether newspapers all' over the country  from t.ui3  to  t'.ni3.  - Every case has been so v/ell authen*  traatol as to leave Ltile room for doubt,  and yet the ttatemems, mada and the  cures reported, have, In many cases,  bsen so nearly miraculous as to be almost beyond belief.' ' <. %  'Recently'The-Mail and E-np re of Toronto and" other papers published a fl.s-  patch from Oshawa, in which it v.as  eaid that a mechanic in the Oshawa  Malleable Iron Worlds had been cured  of, paralysis by. Deed's-Kidnc-y Pills, and  that aftsr he had been absolutely helpless for four months, and had been given  up. by the'physlc.an,3 - at the' hosp-tal  in Toronto.  This was too  much for many psople  to believe, and numerous demands,were  mad** on , the   paper   m  -question  for  a  verification or  correction.  One ��������� correspondent    sign, ng   himself  ���������J'Medlcus"  in  a  letter  to the Mail and  Empire openly  dispv.jd  the   pbssibil.ty  'of such  a  cure. f ',  -   To  get   at  the  roil  facta 'a.-,reporter  Jn&z sent to Oshawa, and'the.'result was  60 'WAY BACK AND S2T DOWN  and listen, ' Do you detect the slightest defect as to harmony, sweetness or volume of  tone in any of the WILLIAMS' PIANOS _we  are more than pleased to show yon-*?  Ton can but answer in the negative.  You will find nothing wrong with the'oase'  design or fmisb,of the instrumentseither.  We handle all mates of organs and usually have a number of slightly used organs  and pianos for sale cheap.  Forrester & Hatcher,   -,  Y. M. C. A. BLOCK, (-  WINNIPEG  Eldridge "B" Sewing Machines.  assert what isvabsolutely Vrue actually I a complete confirmation of the original  and   very-often   false   metaphorically,   ^patch      To put the matter- absolute-  "Where   there's ' smoke '-]y bey������nd Question the fo-low.ng sworn  For,,  instance,  * "        How   They-*Jet   tlie   Idea. ',  "What iiiaLes" him-tliink'he is In so-  cieryV"     ' ���������/    "  ^ "Why, he'nasbeen permitted to "purchase tickets for a swell" charity entertainment."���������-Chicago,Post.^   / j '/  .B| r ,,.'To prove to you" ithat Dr.  Chase's Oinfcmen b is a certain  and absolute cure for" each  and every form of itchins,  blecdingand protruding; piles,  tho.iiian-affecturera have guaranteed it. Seejtea-  tunoniala in the daily press and ask your neigl-r'  bors what they think of it. ,You can use it and  ereb your money back if not cured.,60c a box, ao  alt dealers -or Edmanson.Bates & Co., Toronto,  there's fire" and-"Straws "show-which  way the wind blows."' If by smoke^we  understand'scandal and"gossip, then  . there is often a good deal of very nasty smoke and lno.fire rat all.   Neither,/ tion  (rtatement ��������� was -secured  pTiie"Statement ot Mri Brown.  In "the. fall   of   1S37   I was ."taken   ill  w^th  what   mu-t 'of, the doctors called  paralysis,*- and  others  nervous prostra-;  It "commenced   w"th   a stiffness  TWENtr-FIRST ANNOAL STATEMENT  \' '       "���������OP THE���������   ' o >   ���������  NORTH   AMERICAN   LIFE  Assurance  Company.   ,,  HElD OFFICE: 112-118 KINUTREET-  . WEST. TOMTtb'. ���������;:-'������������������  For the Year Ended,December, 31st, 1901.  ������X  ,-t,  y-i  o,  Dec: ������0,1900.   To net Ledger Assets ".' ���������>    $3,773,508 08  RECEIPTS. "  Dec. 31,1901.  To Cash for Premiums       $922.935 02  To'Oash'I'urcome on Investments,     '17G 461 56  Dec. 31, 1S01.  .   DISBURSEMENTS.  By Payment for Death Claims, Profits, etc   By all other-Payments.  ,1,099,396 58''  $4,87^,904 66',  >���������'"��������� "*j'f.  '  '   71  ...    *.},' r,V\  ' * * -- r  'a ��������� .������-   i' ������   *������������������  V\  >��������������������������������������������� ���������*���������*������������������������  ASSETS.  $386 688 33  ���������291.906 70     ���������"���������������*  < _: L   ,'   678 595 05.  Mr  v-tu  , $4,194,209 61  V������'  i?ii* "i  K  'vorced  ' '       Back  to  Slavery.  "Br'er   Williams   done   got  f uin he wife!"    ,  "You don't say!" \ "    ,  "Hit's de truth.'   De jury give 'im his  freedom yesliddy."  "En whar is he now?"  - "Gone en his honeymoon!"  who -plants  seeds of   a11*'  ?6������a   kind e ther m the homo o  nuirkot garden -^ in socmb the best losults fi*o*r  I gJLt^B .Js^mmS bcm^J  from J. m   PERKiMS, Seedsman, 220 M.uket P<  WI?JWJPEG,   Wl Socd .Vnnu.il +' po.  20c.  v.  It is a fact tliat Salzpr'o vegetable and flower  Eeeas are found in more gaidens     .   '  and on more farms than any other <_  in America.   There is leason for this.  We own and operate over 5000 acres for  a  the production of our choice seeds. In "  Older to lndiice you to try them  we make the following unpreo  edQDtcdotie^*:    t  FofZ������ Gents Postpaid A  (S0 tlnclf of mrcsi luscious radishes, V-_  13 magniDccnf earliest melons* **  10 sorts glorlons toiuntoes,   y,  S!5 peerless lettuce varieties,'  12 splendid boot lorfs  65 gonjconslj beautiful flower me^f,  in all 150 Kinds positively furnishing"  bushels of    cliartnniB  llow ers and  lots and lots of choicu vegetables,/  topretlier with our gieat catalogue/  telling all about Teosuite and Pea.  OatandBioniusand Speltz, onion  seed at GOo. a pound, etc., all for  30c. in Canadian stamps.  JOHN A. SALZER SEED CO..  La Crosse, Wis -  ���������^metaphorically    speaking,' do;  straws  show which way the wind-blows. Cor  such are the'cross currents of character that "you can seldom judge of its  general  trend' by" a trivial  action., ,A  'man may save a penny and yet not be  mean or throw away a-pound without  .being generous or even habitually extravagant: ''������������������'',  ~,Take, ior instance, the common ^Yorkshire    saying,-   ".When   in   doubt,    do  nought."   How very seldom the principle', herein   contained   can   be'applied  with advantage! How many .weak wills,  wo should like to know, has this pestilential little, proverb~contributed to paralyze?    "All   things   happen   to those  that ,wait.".^ And ,sothey'( do wait, till  the only thing which is sure to 'happen  to every  one  does  happen,, and  they  die.   7( k__    "'^    ,,      ��������� "��������� ^ '/    "  -��������� Could  they ^ but  have realized' tnat  "ho who' hesitates is lost" contains far  more   truth'* than   its   opposite' they,  might   hiivd  done   something  in   life.  Not that this energetic assertion of an  occasional fact is by any means a sure  guide.    Who is not familiar with the  man who never hesitates before any  decision and nearly always laments his'  precipitation, usually aloud?   Who has  not got tired of imploring such a one  to make'the best of a bad job or sof  suppressing tlie obvious ^comment"of  "We told you so?"  All the same, believers in a motto  which spurs them into foolish action  scum to do better in the race of life  than those who rely upon one which  preaches nothing but caution. > And  hasty people generally seem to arrive  at their goal, in "'however bad condition.���������London Spectator/   i,  ..  and soreness in'the calves *of my legs  and-gradualy>-increased t.U I could not  move either.of my arm.3 or legs, hav.ng  "lost all power in them. I could not  have ra^ed my arni3 to my head to save  my-Lf-e. For over lour month3 I could  not stand cr walk a 'single step. I doctored w.th ^all the,, local doctors, and  than w.th a''Eowmanvilies doctor. t Each  one -gave me some- different med.cine,  but the more I took the worse I got. r<  At last the Bowmanville doctor told  'rne���������that nothing-could?be done'for me  unless^l'went to the hosp.talan Toronto, where they mig-ht perhaps have some"  fater' treatment ' for paralysis wh.ch  would fit vmy 'case.'" I went there toward the'end of January,' 1898, and remained under treatment in that institution for 'a little over'four weeks.. "^.11  was in vain ;1. got worse.' ' Twelve doctors, < told me I could, not recover, llnd  that nothing---could be done" "for1 me, so,  a!s I wa3 -gatt.ng worse every day, and  there 1 was no hope of j.helf being "able  to help me in Ihe least, I was removed  to my homa here. -I wa,3 llkD a baby,  unable to move. rt  At this extremity someone advised me  to use Dpdd'3 Kidney P.lls, and my wife  bought a box. We ha.d not the slightest idea that they woild help me, but,  like a drownjng man, I1 grasped at every  ptraw. After I had uoed the f.rst box  the numbness began to leave my finger  .t.p3, and I felt a l.ttle better, and kept  on using the p.lls. By two months'  til-rie I could walk a Little, *������nd shortly'afterward was able to go>shqrt distances without assistance.  "The first t.me I went down town one  of th3 doctors who had given me up  "eawme "across the street, and, not being  able to believe hiis eya3, went to my  brother Robert, and a.skea, "Is that your  brother Joe?"      Robert   told   him  that  i  "   Stocks and Bonds (market value $1,371,315.70;.  "   Real Estate, including Company's building  Dec. 31,1901.   By.Mortgages, .etc ....<  '. .$1,200489 65  '" rDebentuies (market value $747.^05.99) '.    737 848 54 ���������  "   ~ ���������     "  "  ......     1,322.168 y J  ..,...."'   416 9^C 41  " KLoans on Policies, etc. ..".:..... s.' ".  . .  ..���������      278.827 44'  "   Loans on Stocks (nearly all on "call)    >    215170 00  "   Cashin3ankandon   Hand' T "   '22,868 65  "    I "      . , ,���������.".*        '' *'' } " i. ' /���������        ��������� o<  "   Premiunis,'outstanding, etc.' (Io?s cost of collection)  .,  "   Interest and rente due and accrued ....���������.: '  ,   i> '  '   '      '  $4 194 809 61  178.581,85  47 881 92  J 17 -   \'^s  ll'   -'- <������������������������]  ���������   '   i^'wiai--������l  , . -i if-- il  *-      . . ^-vt*- ��������� <���������!  -��������� .-I     ^ .    it- ?���������  f    I U.j.     * W  ' *    '������!������"���������.* ">'���������/��������� I  ���������ft- i   'I  J. I  'r      ^'vl  liabilities:  I  $4,420,773 38  Dec. 31,1901.  -To Guarantee Fund .'..  ..:...,     $  ' "   Assurance and Annuity Reserve Fund'..  "   Death Losses awaiting proofs, etc. ...*...  60,000 00*  3,808 -229.00  45 103 01  3,913 332 01     ^  Net Surplus    ���������   ���������   .  .������..  .   ���������   ...   ���������   ���������-';  .   .  .      $507,41137;  f   " ' i    ,     '      r-   '" *-. ��������� s  .   '-     ���������" Audited and found correct.' t. -     .    " '      '   . -  , J. Nr LAKE," Auditor. :\     *     "I-  1 .    '       . .*��������� "- -        " ' '".'   j   ' \'i     '  The financial position of' the Company i?_unexcolled���������its percentage^of'not'.  surplus to"liabilities exceeds that of any other Home Company.'      - '  New insurance issued during 1901 ..',..'. :   .  . s.  .���������.." ($ 5.520,067 00 -  Exceeding the best previous year in the history of thev Company by     q   '   ^ -  -  ' -- over half a million.'     >-*      - >~       --���������   -                         .>-������"?>��������� --.-'J     -  --  Insurance'in force at end of 1901 (net) ..'......'.'Z ;.'.  '. '. '     27,977,79400  -.'    >  ./ >:&  '- r  r>*'   /f   .J  ������������������      '    -.  !3          1   ���������    vj--*-*-}  - %        i      ���������*  /.               V  1  ��������� v .  1$                f  " ' "-���������.���������*(  ���������"���������v i        *  , --'i>     V  . *-.,-',-J  ."  "-A't  ������,i-"    !  v.d;  ���������   ,  ���������>*    ("-''>  *Vi'   ���������  w.   - ������* ���������      fc  ������  -*���������   \         **  - , J-L^v  ,'  ;������������������_>-'  -, ])    v,.  -���������-.  ,'    y).  *     3         *      \  ,       ~*11  i. .f i ������. f-.  /PRESIDENT,     ,.  JOHN L. BLAIKIE.  ^������j ���������  JAS. THORBUKN, JVT. D.,  VICE-PRESIDENTS  HON. SIR, WILLIAM'R. MEREDITH, K. C.  N  DIRECTORS  i  Sssar, '  The amount of sugar consumed in  the civilized wci'ld lust year was over  6,000,000 tons.  Can Rp.com-menrVIt. : Mr. Enos Bonbcrr;-.  Tuscaroni, writes:.. "I am oleased to nay tluit  . Dk.-.'Thomas' El-ecthio Oir. is all that .you  claim it to. be: as -r.-a have been tising it for yearn,  both intoriially aiid es;terrially, and have alway-t  received benefit from its ;use.Ifc is our family  niediciris; and I -take great 'pleasuro in recom-  , 'mendingii."-' , ;..-.. .,.--.  . " ���������' ���������      /Rxil)l>er  Trees.'  A\ rubber tree four feet in diameter  'yields twenty gallons of sap, making  :2forty pounds of dry rubber.'  Wti Tins Fang's Enprllsh.  Some Washington pfficials were recently conversing with Wu Ting Fang,  when one of them said to the Chinese  minister:,.  "Pardon me, 'but may I ask if you  learned English in America or at  home?"  "I learned the language in China," replied tho minister. '  "It is wonderful." said the questioner.   "You usi> it as veil as ,1 do."  "I use it better than you do." replied  Wu Ting Fang, "because you who live  in this country do not use pure English."    .  The native born American hesitated  a moment at the frankness of the minister and then said, "I know we do not,  but I mean that you speak it as correctly as if vou had learned' it at Harvard  college."  "I speak purer English than 1 should  if I had been taught anywhere in this  country," the minister said. "In China  when we learn English we learn-pure  English. At Harvard every one has  some Yankee dialect."       "  A Toticliinsr Friendship.  .-'..���������.Rusty���������Where'd ye git de quarter?  Dusty���������I struck up an acquaintance  wld a trained dog wot was goin' to  the bakery fer two bits' worth of  bread.���������Indianapolis Sun.        -  Robert ftold  it (was I, and" he said in astonishment,  "Well, I ��������� never expected to see him  around again."  I used altogether twelve boxes ol  Dodd's Kidney PJls, and by the first  of-, May I: was able to start to work  again in the shop here, and Iliave" never  been sick or off work a, day since then,  that is over "three ar-d -a half years  ago.  I anT glad of the opportunity to make  this statement, for I am sure I owe my  life, health and strength to work to that  ���������Treat   remedy,   Dcdd's  Kidney   P.lls.  (Signed),      JOSEPH  BROWN.  Sworn Conlipmation.  CANADA: f I  JOSEFF!   BROWN,  rnvinct! of Ontario,  I      of th-j Town ot 0-.li.i-  oounfcy of Chitai-id,  -(      wa  m'the County ot  0'itario andPiov-.iiuC  To Wit: I     of-'tu.xno.  Do Solemnly Declare, That the above  stalemeont, signed by mc, ig absolutely true, and 1 make* th.D solemn declaj-  a-tum, behoving- it to be ti ue and knowing* that it is of tr.o same force ar.d  effect as if maidc under on,t.h and by  vntuo ot the DaTiada. J3v.den.ce Act,  189"'  (Si������rned)   JOSEPH  BROWN.  Declared before me ac thu Town of ^|  Oahawa.ui the Couii y of Ontario,   L  tins loch d.iy   of Jaau-iy, A.D.  100-2.     - /   ,  J. 1"  HON. SENATOR GO WAN, K.C., L.L.D., C.M.G.  L. W, SMITH, Esq., K.C., D.C.L.  D. McORAE, Esq.; Guelph.  Br GURNET, Esq.  J. K. OSBORNE,  Esq.  &f-*\  MANAGING    DIRECTOR  WM. McCABE, LL..B., F.I.A., F.S.S.  SECRETARY MEDICAL  DIRECTOR  GOLDMAN. A.I.A. ''    - J. THORBURN, M.D., Edin.  h.  The Report containing the proceedings of the Annual Meeting, held on January 29th  last, showing marked proofs of the continued progress and solid position of the Company,  will be sent to policy-holders. Pamphlets explanatory of tne attractive investment of  plans of the Company, and a copy of the annual report, showing its unexcelled financial  'position, will be turmshed on application to the Head Office, or any of the Company's  agencies. ' / f  GRTKR'SO'N,  a Notary Public.  1  :EAL  One ounce of Sunlight Soap is worth more than      H1DDUCE-S  Two ounces of impure soap. .   E3SFKN-SE  Auk r.g-7 the  Octagon Bar.     If   your    grocer cannot   supply,   write to  IEVEE EaQTHEKS^UMrrED,  Toronto, sending   his  name and address,  . and   a   trial, sample   of   Sunlight Soap   will  bo sent you  f ;oe of cost.  This, thsreforc, is the true story in  detail of the's mpz,t .remarkable case. No  room is left for doubt or dispute, and  the original Qshav/a dispatch. i3 confirmed  in  all  its  particulars.      '."'���������,'  If this is possible���������and ho one ca?  now - doubt it���������than one can easily understand how any of the many wonderful cures reported have been accomplished by the same means, Dodd's Kidney Pills.   : .' ���������'������������������.'";  Hard  Case.  "I'm surprised at you," said the lazy  man's  friend.    "Why  don't  you  stir  yourself?    You're clever enough, and,  ^you know, there's always room at the  top."  "But don't you see how much more  clever  I  am  to stay at the  bottom,  .where there.isn't so much room?"���������  Philadelphia Press.  ���������"*.  O & (DO ������ ������ O ������ O O 9 ������ ������ S * ."8* ������ G ������ -5 <5  9-  ������oo-se������������������ a o ������ ������ o  ������ ������ ������99eoo  For.-Sale Everywhere  Try   our  P a r 1 or   Matches.  They produce a  quick  LIGHT  without     any      objectionable*  fumes.    ���������:.-���������':���������   * ��������� ���������.    ���������    .    *    .    :  ���������  o  a  ���������  ���������a  THE  e  o  o  oeae^s ������ ������ ��������� ��������������� ��������� ��������� o a ������ o ������ o ������ ������ so o 9 ������ ������ o ������ ������ o ������ ������ e ������ ������ ��������� s.e ������ ������ ������ a ������ ������  ��������� limited, ���������    HULL  ������5 CAKADA.        -  ������  ������  e  Largest   Artcslnn   Well.  The largest artesian well in the world  is 1-i inches in/diameter and 648 feet  deep.  It is at Cerritos. in California.  Monkey Brand cleans and brightens  every  ������������������V.ing:, but won't wash clothes.  The   Copy's   Ilorn.  Throughout Africa the cow's horn la  a favorite instrument, being used in  connection with others on all festival  occasions.  W. N. U. No. 366. P^t -Vft.-  tlfW..i  i*ti~-<i ft  "rrtemtJISfij b.&&xsjps*l2?Stir?tjFi33iJ9*:~ -i-fe^iJ** tt,i������^ .AAV'SxroSsj^ ^^"^7^"/^"Ai^^^'���������^^*-^���������L'���������^^i"3���������^Ji/^  -^^r^edM^i^^^rU  <*ZrjbX&U& --".BrfWrrf-if;  f.-olMU    EVERY     UEDJS'ESuAY.  Subscription, $2 a-year, in advance  4  "CI, B. Hnoerson, Editor.  li ���������'"_������'.  ������&*  '*<--r Advertisers who want their ad  changed, _s_hould get copy in by  9 a.m.  dav before issue.  *....   .^ubacri'i^rs     failing    to    receive    Thk  NKW.s'reguldrlv will confer a favor by   noti  fyifiy the   ulijce.  Job Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  The attention of Mr John Masson,  tlie fiHh  warden, of the district,  is  called io ihe fact that Indians are'  u-sing uc-:s illegally in the Courtney  River.    That there may be no mis-  , take, we.will describe the operation.  - ,Ti\o  canoes start at the head of a  pd-ul with a net-stretched  on poles  '"ami  held- by  Indians so that the  *> Wiho'Ie  pwol can   be  swept, and go  - riuhl  down the full length  of the  ' poul.   Tho next pool is then visited  0 ���������"*'   H '  and so on to the mouth of'the river  , the operation   beginning far  above  'tide water or tidal influence.    ,The  '>meshf-s-L������f the net are not calculated  to allow salmon  to enter,   nothing  but trout ������cun ever be   taken ,with  .iH, ' ���������  -n them  in tfrat river and  whenever  / ���������*  Dear  Mrs  B-  -,  in reply to your inquiry as to which is the best tea to use  I  . , .     '       ' /-������--���������#    ��������� / w������*   im-^uu v  o.z>  \\j   wui<-ii   ia  iuc  UCSt  left \0  Use    1  pSI'tI at,irmy^ini0nJtrestS belween the' B!ue Ribbon and' Monsoon  hi* ? u' u y������U ' G uCh' Str������ng tea' then Blue R,bbon is undoubtedly the  best but should your taste be for a delicate and very flavory tea I would advise  you to call on C. J. Moore for'a packet of Monsoon.      Personally, J drink Blue  perl���������c^ y������U  U^\ ������������  *  Yours truly, '   '  "   , ���������  ' .' ': " :     . SARAH GRUNDY.  SEASONABLE    GOODS.  Ready- Mixed Paints,  Alabastine, ��������� Whiting,-  Glue, ,*,Wal������l - ; Paper  '- *    -,     ���������  Garden Tools,     Flower  Pots,     Etc.  Ml'  f4 ���������/  1������    r  li  J5'  Ji."'  is'- ���������  V  , 'there is. a run. of trout into the  ���������4 .pools, these Indians take, their ne.s  *;';,up*tbf. river./   It is said that Mr J.  "' c  ' "\   M?tsspn,,.the fish  warden,   has told  'people that Mr,Sword,  the inspec-  . tor. told him not to  interfere with  \    them.     If so, it is time Mr Sword  was knifed;   Mr Sword has no more  right   to pervert  the law   than we  have to be. an  angel,   and   that  is  o   mighty little.    If Mr John Masson  ..would'sooner listen "to bad doctrine  'from Mr Sword'than do his dutv.  -there are certain voters in-this wild  and . wooly  district   who  will find'  -t^out if the Department has got any-  " thing to pay in the matter.'  breed.. Jerseys give most butter ac-  cording  to their l weight  hut other  breeds possess other advantages."'-,  The spekker concluded amid well-  merited applaut-e, and Mr Anderson  then gave 'a short lecture'on the ad- j*  -vantages of a farm life,  which was  mainly for the benefit of the'young  'men, and which wastmost interesting and-instructive.     This gentle-  ma'n, the fpllowing evening, treated  of the care and management of'beef  cattle'. ���������    The Institute is to be congratulated v upon  Jbeing. given  the.  opportunity of hearing these gentlemen, aiicl the Government' Department of Agriculture^ deserves  the  warmest thanks of the'entire community having  secured  their ' services in such valuable work.     Mr  McPheeas chairman, and Mr Hal-  liday as secretary.  apt to produce a crop like' the mother  root which was' planted. On the other  hand a small ������urnip having several root  prongs, and an exce'ssi've"growih of top  coming from two or three separate rjsck  growths, will transmit its like through the  seed,to the nexferop.' See'd can be grown  j from such roots much more cheaply than  from selected roots, because, in the first  place,* the'mother roots are culls, and'are '  ��������� not as valuable for feeding; an J secondly,  they will-produce a much larger quantity"  of seed. j      .'"''.,"  (To be continued next week )  Dansmuir Avenue  I -A. H. PHAGEY, 'Druggist&SiatfoBBr; f' -,  1*,'       :    " POS    THATnAlin,,         '���������      '���������<%<������������������������    i  VI O LI N.  /  '1  D; THOMSON. Teacher of Violin.  " Music for Dances, &c, supplied  at'f short"notice.1 Orders*left with  Mr E. .Barrett, at the BigJStore;  j will be-,promptly attended to.  fOg_THAT COUGHTjrRV  WINTER'S .,;'���������  -: ;''-..   \):; ��������� '.''���������  ' '''', ."-'instan-t.* :.-���������"������������������'s;'-:::-  '���������������������������- fTT'Su'A' G00D'-0'NE,;'AND;ilELIABI.E       .  .      .     .: '  V-  .  .-'    _    '.     F?J* .' -OHILDBEN  '' ANn    ''ADULTS.    ~ '.?���������   "   r'"'S.'  'I  )  ������ -  > FOR    SALE,  A FARM FOR S6OO00.  ,i  -.We   ares selling   our  TOILET SOAPS   at   Cost'to   make"  room Finest   GLYCERINE   and   CASTILE   SOAPS  - Away Down.   ���������-'".."���������"' * " WWAAro  1 *)  ft*  Tie Dairy Herd.  [Continued from last week.]  ��������� As to breeding, test your cows by-  weighing their better individually,  and if she does not pay more than  her yearly  boarci, get   rid of  her.  You  cannot  keep  a   boarder who  does   not   pay   any   more than   a  hotel   keeper   can.       A   cow   can  usually gather food chough to make  milk to raise her calf,  if you desire  more, you must feed her.    You may  ask, " Where is the profit in feeding?"     It has been proved, in answer, that a cow who m nufactnres  hali oi: hor food into milk.is profi- :  table."     Do-hot make the. mistake  OX7I1 SUPPLY OF S0M2I<  Foreign Brop'. Seeds,  The following article is from the pen of  G. H. Clark,'- b'.S.A.,," Chief of the Seed  I) 1 vision Department of Agriculture.   '-  If (the  farmers  of; Canada   were, acquainted  with  the  sources of supp.ly of  their root crop seeds,  and>the'avenue  through .which they pass before reaching-  v ��������� .'  them, they would be a great deal,"more  oarticular when making their, purchases.  Practically all ihe seed for our root crops  is grown in foreign countries.    However'  -important it mav be that the seed for Juch'  crops be grown in the country where it is  wanted  foV sowing, the cheap labour  in  those European countries which have become, the seed gardens of the world, h.is  made  the seed growing industry unprofitable to Canadian farmers or seed specialists.      Our   supply   of foreign   grown  seeds is bought and imported principa ly  by our larger seed turns. They make their  purchases either by paying a commensurate   price   to   reliable  European    seed  growers, men who grow seed from selected pedigreed stock or, they may buy seed  at a much lower price���������seed that is grown  by men whose chief aim has been to produce a large quantity, independent of the  quality of the crop it; will produce.  In the  SITUATED in the best. stock-raising aeo-  * . ' (  tton  of .the District.     Water  frontage,-  < *> i  good harbour for small craft, land of best  quality���������130 acres, 15 acres clear and  fenced, good small house, barn 35ft: by,  's 55ft., and other buildings.- Half cash,',  . balance on easy terms. For further  particulars apply to'Vv*. B. AiTdersok.      ,  STORE OPEN, Sundavs from q a.m."to IO a.m.V \ *  .     and from 5 p.m. too p.m ���������     ~" '       - '  W   Dunsmuir Ave., "  Cm ' t ,  Cumberland, B.C.,,/  JTOTIf. E" IS-HEREbV GIVEN that sixty  If. days after'date I intend to apply-to the  Honourable the. Chief j Commissioner * of  Lands and Works for pet mission to pur-  chase-, the- following Crown lands: commencing at a post on the north, shore^of  Otter' Bay, Chatham Point, Vaucouver  Island, ^thence-went forty chains, thence  south forty chains, thence eait fbirty  chains, thence along the shore Jo the  point .of , commencement, containing 160  acres more or less.     '    '���������'  ,    ALBERT FRANCIS YATES.  Nanaimo. B.C.,.  Dated the 4th day of April, 1902.  16-4-02    St  -i������"';������/. v". .-.������-v-..������viy 11 wm jji ijuinje.   mine  ^that a large milker needs   no more -   former case, the seed is grown from  sel-  feed. than  a   small one--she  does     eclecJ plants���������from roots which  have an  hi  require more!    The books issued by  your  Agricultural   Department on  this subject are available. I slrorio-  ly advice you to procure I hem, and  study them.    No cow can find proper  milk  food  in   dry hay.    .yhe  must   have   some   rich   condei sed  food such as   oil cake.      Oats   are  valuable, they are.s oioTe invigoraf  ing than  an}' other giain.     Make  her ration 1-3 oats.     No two cows  are exactly alike in feeding.     You  ���������   must stud> to suit their palates if  you would get.(he greatest returns.  Furnish your herd with  good shelter, clean 'dry stables well ventilat  ed.     Keep  your  cows   clean   and  never, abuse them.     You can cause  them   to lose   50 per cent,  of   the  cream by beatmg or other brutality  about milking time.    I am not going   to    advocate   any   particular  ideal size and form and are known ;to be  true to name. For instance, an ideal turnip is one having a small neck, and top  growth. Such a root, when planted, will  produce a comparatively small growth of  stalks, and consequently a small amount . transferring for reward passengers and pas-  ofseed but the seed from such a root is senger and freight cars from the paid point  ���������  /  . NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  that ap.  plication will  be  made  to  the Legislative  Assembly of the Province of British Colum-  bia at its present session for an Act to incorporate  a  Company with  power to construct, equip, maintain and operate a single  or double line of railway, to be operated by  steam,  electricity   or   any other  mode   or  power, at and from the.City of Victoria in"  the province  of v British Columbia,   thence  North west by the most feasible route to a  point at or  near ��������� Seymour. Narrows in the  said Province  of   British  Columbia;   and  v/ith power  to construct,   establish,   maintain   and   continually  operate   a   1 ail way  ferry" steamship  service for  the purpose  of  Take a   Dry  Sponge  and  pour  on. it  a  bucket  of--Water  It will swell  every time sure.      ....      ....      ....       .;;.  TQUT we are not selling spoages, our line is������������������  ��������������� SWELL     BUGGIES  of a-il-kinda.        We have just received a Car Load of Open snd Top Buggies  with Steel and Rubber Tires.        Expresses of all kinds with Platform, Half-  Platform, Duplex and Elliptic or Hog-nose Springs.        Brickboards,   Carts,  Sulki������������B, etc., all of the'most ITp-to-Date Patterns and Finish.       Guaranteed  for one year by the Makers and ourselves.  \ ���������������������������������������������..., .......  at or near Seymour Narrows in Vancouver's (  Island to.a point on the  Mainland  of, the  Provi_ce.,iof ,Bri1ish' .'Columbia ; -and^ with  ' further powers  to ,builo% \ quip, maintain  and1 operate branches of 'the laid  railway  from any point on the main line thereof'to,,  any point in Vancouver Island; and with  power to build and  operate   tramways in  connection with the said railway ; and with  power to build, construct, equip, maintain  and operate telegraph and telephone lines in,  connection   with   the   said   railways - and  branches; and with power to generate electricity for the  Supply of light,  heat and  power, and for_all,  any and every other  purpose  mentioned in Sections  80, 81, S2  ,and 83 of the   " Water Clauses Consolidation  Act,   1897,"     and  to   do  everything*  necessary or incidental to the carrying out  of  all  or .any of the objects referred to in  the said sections; and with  power  to exercise all the powers givencto the Company,  by Parts-TV and V of the   " Water Clauses  Consolidation Act, 1897;" and with power  to" build, own and maintain saw-mills ; and  to carry on a general express business, and  to build,   maintain   and   operate   bridges,  roads, -  ways,     ferries,     wharves,   docks,  steamboats,   steamships,  coal bonkers, and  .other-work?; and to fmake  traffic~'or other  arrangements ��������� with   railway,  steamship  or  steamboat and other companies ;   and   with  power to expropriate lands for the purposes  of the Company and to acquire land bonuses,  privileges' or other  aid from any Government or Municipality, 'or other  persons' or  bodies corporate, and with power to   build  wagon roads to be used   in the construction  of such railway and io advance of same, and  to  levy and  collect toljs from all  persons  using, and on all freight passing over any of  such roads built by  the Company, whothor  before or after the construction of the railway, and with pewerto sell out its  undertaking ;-��������������������������� and with all other usual, - necessary  or incidental frights, or privileges as maybe  necessary or conducive to the above objects,  or any of them. ���������'���������;���������' ,  .Pated at.Victoria, B.C.,  this 24th day of  March, A.D;, 1902. "���������-.:  ROBERTSON & RQBERTSQN,  Solicitors fob the'Applicants  2-4 02    Gfc  'MORf GAGESAEI2 'By-. TENDER *  OF PROP RTY in the TOWN-'  SITE^V OF/.     CU .VI!JERLAN D,  ;    BRITISH ... OLUM BIA! - - '    ��������� -^ -  TTNDER and b>" Virtue of thi Power of  ��������� U    Sale containe-!    in a "certain Mortgage, dated the i-th'.dayofjuly, "1896,.  between  Charles  Francis  Whitney and  The Canadian Mutual Loan and Investment Company, there will be offered   for  Sale bf tender to be opened on  April  iothViooi, the following property, name;  ly:���������Lot Six in Block Six  in'the  Town-  site  of Cumberland,  as shown on Map '  522.       All.-tenders   to  be, by telegram  or mailed in sealed envelopes- addressed  no '.Macdonell, ' MacMaster   &   Geary,  No. 51 Yonge-Street, Toromo  Tenders   must   be   received t at    the  above address on or. before the 10th d.iy .  of April, 1902,  when'same will'be open- ~  ed.   The properly is situation the North..  side of Dunsrnuir Avenue,  and on the  same  are said  to be  two Frame Buildings   used, as 'a    Printing   office, and  Dwelling-house. -  TERMS:���������  Ten per cent, of purchase price to'be  paid, when the offer is accepted and the  ' balance   within   Th.rty days  thereafter    '  The property will be'sold subject to a reserved bid.   ,     '  Foriurther particulars and conditions  of sale aPP!y to Macdonell, McM aster  & Geaky, 51 Yonge Street, Toronto  5-3-'o2. '     ���������  y  I  I      .  <  til  ~Hand Made Single  ���������'.,. .HARNMSS^;  $15, $20 and $25 for Rub-  ber Trimmed.  ���������,.  I1IAII0  STIil OAMIABI   ������ ORES,  STANLEY   CRAIG,   Prop.  8-12-'02  NOTICE.  :"'QK'   . .-��������� ' .���������  ENGINEERS, Piromen,. Machinists and  : Electricians send f(*r 40-page Pamphlet  containing Questions8asked 'by Examining  Board of Engineer's to obtain Engineers  ,' License.���������Address, Geo. A. Zellib, Pub- ���������  |  isher, 18 S. 4tbSt��������� St.Louis, Mo., tJ.SA.  Factory Harness $10, $12 & $18  epairing Neatly Done  while you. Wait.  W.JVILLARl).  -all.  Advertise in the lews  f  1  M  4  i  '' ���������fl  H 1  f  m


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