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 ���������-���������"?.  r   .  ."  TEN.TH   YEAR  rj?m&^^&^<^^^8^%^  CUMBERLAND,   B. C.   TUESDAY,   APRIL 28.   1.903.  COUNCIL   MEETING.  ���������-pjxc4  ���������ny the last boat,we received the following  3ST*_BW'. Q-OOIDS  Ladies, Blouses, Ribbons, Lace,  Table , Linen,, and    Napkins,,  Kid Gloves, and  'Shoes...   ...  '��������� .'.'Sanitary    Towels,  1-;>-6eMEMBER   YOU   CAN   S/vVE.._0  pents  eve.  !'    -I^-^ vou "spend one'dollar at the Big 'Store.  y, tithe  *P  5. liEiSEP  r  - n  _____>_ %������_>' ���������  H  B___fl������Pft     Qjum      ���������  t  \  fe.  L  _? ^^isE_r-'T?g4T^^ .^i_2_t_*r_'-.^3^rs^-&'''  -Nichdlles &.M  ir>A 2  * ���������-*���������- *-R a p 3 & r- g 3  61 YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B.'C  -     , 1  Just received large shipment of  K^OILsT    -A.Gr>l3  - i$Sb> 3  'cultivators, \s������ET7'Din^  , y >  ~    *    VJ-RY. LATKST  lll'riiOV^Ml.NTS"       ^    / ...  ���������   Call and-see them or writ, for catalogue!.'and prices.1" ,_  Telephone 82.    '        Sole Agents icrB.O. PQ. Diawer 568  ���������444f|4-444rv,*ll4^Jl.J__4,_������������������f'->JU'l, *mmimmj.wjiTmMa  .1  mm!nr*um.n  '-V'-h.l'.Ut.  Whi!n:y^ Go-Carts '  __________K-_-J3MMaJ*T'iT.,"i���������--*r<-&jr__.-.-_j__rfs4iC-4>_r_.-\. ������������������"*   J" j^t~-44^,'"r*n'444^^*TTr*4*n''''4'~nT'T  '"   6^'.^ a) fib ij , Carriages  __~_. ...    ���������  _.__.. _x_ _. . ,_ _.   5________  The Famous Make. Eeaders for 40 years  Patents not c-btf.ir_abI-_ on other makes ���������  Pr-ces fro._- ,.-_: 50 ,to $35  Au ti Friction    Wheel   Fasteners���������no   nuts   rcquir. cl���������  instantly taken off forNoiling.  Whitney'Patc-n(. Foot-bra!ve���������.ci4- on  both   tear wheel-,  by slight pressure of foot on lever.  Rubber Tire   Wheels,  Etia-nel  Fi-ii.h���������Green, Maioor.  ���������s    or Oak.  30 New Patterns for 1903   ��������� a full carload just in  IiUi-tra-io-i444 anrl  t'rice--, v.i_h full Descriytion.i,  on application.  ftlLLfi di1Uo_9 VICLOIia9 6s\ja  THE   COMPLETE   FURNISHERS.  w  LATEST  TT*.  mr  .'#___  ���������OF���������  PATTERNS  FOB WANTS, consult our Advertising Squares on. inside page foi  an3"*thing- required.  Suitings for Efents,  ���������and��������� -  Qstnmss for .'Ladies.  Mr P. D. Littlennived last week.  Last week Mr R, Grant brought  to town from his ranch, some fine  radishes, the first of the season  he,re. '���������-.'���������    \      , '  Antique Furniture Department in basement���������ail kinds re-  pnii-ed at short notice at S.H  Riggs.  T. H. CAREY,  Lames & Gents Tailor  BiiriBM-l. Am. Cnm.BrlMid  FOB   SA3_"JS.  Block Minorca Egg--*. $1.50 per 1:3.  from firs, prize. Cock, .villi score  .card of 92 points.���������Apply, to Geo.  Hj-Atitei-BELL, Hornby Island.��������� ,  To Cup.e a Cold in One Day take  -.fixative Bromo Quinine Tabh-ts,  Ail druggists refm.d the money if  it fail? to cure. K. W. Grove's signature is on each box.    25c.  53.    H'l*-3  .��������� Present���������Mayor-Grant, Aids. Mc-  ,Fadyen, Short and Kilpatrick-~  IU.nines read and adopted.  .,:  ' Communications���������From I.O.O.F.  asking for loan "of City Hail chairs  for a concert to be given the foi low-  ingNMonday.     '   ';        * '  -    '  1 After much discussion, pro ar.d  con, it was dec decl to follow*, the already estabi_--hed rule to not'allow  ,the  chairs to be used forany but  ���������*. < ������������������-  city put poses.  From L, <A. Mounce, M.P'P.,  stating that the resolution re tyrant  for Ju-ike road had _b������-eri placed in  the hands'of tlie Chief Comniission-'  erand that the appropriation wouia  ^        "*���������  most likely be made-..,    *  Received and filed.' >    -:   '  'Accounts���������ii. Leiser & fib.; tools,  &c,  $55 95.'  , llfcferred ^ to   Finance  ComtDiuce.6'        '���������  Deferred business.       r  Moved Aid. Short,'sec'incled Aid.  McFadyen.   .tha't.   Pound, 'By-law  Ai/-endn4ent.receive its.second reading. .    Carried  al id" passed   second  reading.      *    ' ' *j       '..',-'  ��������� As to' ihe ^h'ydr.t'rit Jat corner-, of  2nd street --nd Pe^r-i-li Avenue, the  TBoard of   Works whs, instructed to  ' arrange*to'have the-.work done.  -New bu ine*-*.���������Ald.^k-F-fdyen  ask.d that a sidewalk be built on  3rd stree', between" Dun. muir and  Penriih Avenues, .one ,block from  'the Post Qfliceto'-Willian-s' Bivs,  stabl 4S.'    ��������� ; ,j.  Aid. Kil pal rick', objected, as he  wished 'ihe sewerage of Jet usalem to  \>e attended to first, and further,-  there-was a t-idevtalk on ihe-block  i- question, on the other side of the,  .street.    ",  '       -'~\ t'.       .     . . '  "AldVShort said Chat-this street,  :next-f.t''o.-;>I3niusn_iiir- Avenue,- was  - more travelled thsui-s'-tiy other-in'  town, and he 'thought the small  portion of sidewalk, would le of  benefit to1 the public. Tne same  thing was done before on 2nd street,  w'hen ,Mr Monochi paid a store  licence tiie sidew.dk was catried up  one block to accommodate pasi-en-  gt-rs on that side of the street.   -  Aid. McFadyen moved, seconded  Aid. Short,-- that the sidewalk be  built.  Aid Kilpatrick heieuj-on vacated  his seat, with the remark that it  woulcl have no quorum,-and the  mo*ion could not ue put.  This called forth a scathing ar-  rriign.uent ~from Aid. Short, and  after a few warm p'-ssages, Aid.  'Kilpatiick again took his seat, stall  intimating that if an attempt was  made to put the motion be would  rise anchleave the Board no quorum  Aid. McFadyen insisted on the  motion.  Aid.   Kilpatrick  said 'he would  ��������� euve.  Aid.   Short.���������Then  you run   the  Council?  Aid. Kilpatrick���������No I don't.  Aid. tth -r,t then wisned to know  if Ad. Kilpatrick was s o dense that  he could not realize the benefit of  the work It- was from the Post  Office, the moft frequented part of  the town, and the Alderman must  know il was for public benefit. ThiF  work must not be judged because of  the walk passing by the black  smith's shop, or even because of going to .-������n opposition stable, but  because of reason/of being for the  public benefit, for which purpose  they had all been elected.  Much more of an extremely fervid  nature passed, until Mayor Grant  finally decided to lay. the matter  over until the next meeting.  Council adjourned,  Telegraphic News.  Toronto, April 24.-���������Special from  'Ottawa says that many signs point  to the determination of the Government to go io ihe country this* fail,  wiih Sir Wilfrid Laurier as le.-der.  It is --nticipa'ted that the/Grand-  Trunk Pacific wiil supply all cam-  pai gn funds. The budget' speech of  Mr-Fielding is "looked on as a campaign speech aimed' to catch all  votes. ' '  Nanaimo, April 25.���������G. A. HuL'  ex-M.P.P., of Alberni,' .who has  been on tiial hero for the last four  da\?,. charged with perjury, was  acquitted last night.   .  L.dysmith, April 25- The Italian  Band here have .-t.trted on a tour of  British Ciliimbii and .Sound C.ties,  to give a seriiji. of concerts as a  means of live'ibood until the1 labor  trouble at that point is settled.  Vancouver, April 25���������The special i  Arbitration Committee4 -presented'  their report to-d,:y agreeing that  minimum wage fo.r caipmers be  $3.20"per day of ,8 hours, instead of  $3 as heretofore,  London, Apiil 25���������An authentic  dispatch has been received here that  a skirmish has occurfed at' Mayilo-  'do, 40 miles from ������ilado, iivwhich  200 men and 10"officeis of -the British forces were killed. The Somali  loss not known.  Aden, Atabia, April 25.���������British  transport Hnrringe arrived here  from Som;.li!and,*-East Africa,  to-  rffl=_c-X_. ���������  DIFFERENCE IN     , ',;  C--TA PER -J  ���������I ^ 1 t  It isn't altogether the difference in.;  surface coloring that should appeal"  to  you  in   buying   paper..  '  You  should see that , the quality is in  the body of the paper. -   ��������� *-   / r  The Kind that Goes on-Easily-  , "������  " will probabily Stay on ..    ..  i  We sell the sort that insures satisfaction.      New Designs.-' \       \i     ;  MOORE :  BROSv  - **��������� i _  -*-*���������  Mr T. E; Bace and Mrs Bate, returned last week from a" visit to  friends in N^ naimo.  day 'confirming - the .report, of   a  British'defeat in Somaliland.    Out  of a force of 220 men 10 ofiicers and  190 men v\eie killed,  '    yicto.il., April 2".- The Settlers'  " Rights Bill, passt-d* committe this  afternoon  ^with    no    amendment.  .Mclnnesj-tated that aliout 95 per  cent of those'iiaving'claims-w-uld  get r. drjess. Any person having  taken initial steps under the old  L'tnd Act to, acquite land was a  settler according to this Bill and  was brought under its provisions.  If redress failed under , this means.  ' he was prepared to bee other redrebso  given.  * Night sittings are promised next  week . Prior, replying to a question  stated that the Lieut.-Governor de-  laved as*entto Conciliation Bill on  ml  : round of its importance and the  fict that it might establish a precedent 'prompted him to give it  careful consideiation,  Vancouver, April 25.���������Jones, the  convict who escaped fruin New  Westminster jail a month ago, and  who was lately captured at Everett  was sentenced today to six ye.rs  in the penitentiary.  Aden, Arabi. , April 25.���������Brigadier General Manning, after an engagement with the Mad Mullah's  foices, has relieved Colcobbe, near  Gumburn, Somaliland, 35 miles  west of Galadn. About 2000 of the  Mullah's forces weie killed. Tt.e  British loss is not known. A few  details are obtained of the engage-  ii eat with PiunketiV.'division.  PLinkett's force charged repeatedly.  The British detaclrment held out  until its ammunition was oxhau;- -  ed and then charged with the bayonet, but it'-was ultimately overwhelmed by weight of, numbers.  The British force fought until its  ofiicers and 170 men were killed.  Most of the handful of men who  reached the camp were wounded.  The Somali los.es are reported to  have been very he-ivy.  Vancouver, April 25���������Mcintosh,  a logger, died this morning after  being carried down Lynn .Cree.K, a  distance of 1000 feet He fell in  at the head of the flume.  [Cctitinned on last page ]  i >i  .* '-.I  ASSIST THE HOSIPTAL.  The entertainment next' Friday',, VV'  evening in .Piket's Hall,'-has been        ^  gotten up "as a result of; the yearly  Director's meeting, at whicVit was.  shown that this concern was; con-'.  siderably in debt, and a concert war  suggested.     Let-all  good   citizens-  carefully studj44 the situation.   ,Tho  Hospital is.something which any.of  -us may,at any: time, unfortunately,^:'-'  ^  'be compelled to lesort to.   Itis^not'..; r;:V  "enough that^ we f-ay to' onrselves���������_'^y^  *'I do not have to.go there in case of /'*.,;;,���������  illne.-s   6ri accident," ,,it muBtlbe.\. ',)*<:���������  borne 4n   n_ind  that many a^poqrj, Tr ^  fellow' "far from- friends and:homC '    ''  care', has found,.and wiirfirid in,j.he  future,  a   temporary- home   there  with kind attendance.    Let all join  in strengthening the Hospital.  Among the many who will take  part in the concert, are Mrs and  Miss Hill, Mrs and Miss Collis,  Miss Bate, Mr P. Montez, in trombone solo, and Montez and Mur-  dock, brass duo, and certain juvenile musicians who will appear fpr  the first time. ''Come alll'  Grand   CONCERT  in'aid of Cumberland Hospital  On   FRIDAY,    MAY    ist,  At CUMBERLAND BALL.  The final Jn'ermediate Association match between the Victoria  and-Cumberland teams^ takes place  in Nanaimo on the 6th.  We are Agents for the Campbell  Manufacturing Company, Montreal  Their Clo'hing is the best manufactured in Canada. Call and see the  sample.-. The Corner Store, Stanley  H. Riggs.  H. G. Frith, .representing Malkin  & Co., Vancouver, and E.M. Spaul-  diug, Bloomficld Cigar Co, Vancouver, registered at- the Cumberland  last week.  It is thought that the blue clay,  of wnich a large body is beingpen. -  trated by the No. 7 slope, will be  suitable for pottery of a very superior quality. No doubt this will be  submitted   to  a  test in   the   near  future.  There is almost a famine of oats  and hay about here. Prices are  high and the commodities scarce.  Leave your measure for your  Spi'ing Suit at the Corner Store-  hundreds of samples tocboote from  Fit, finish and Material guaranteed  ���������Stanley H. Riggs.  _________ 4_������_^_-im.������������������>- i .jfJtJfi_inJaf.l.n.ij_<..  > *  HEART'S DARLING  ar W. EEIMBUHG.  "J'hero  are some very  good  tical  patterns among them;  a  covered ground and  dull colors,  furniture 'dealer  was  also  here  noon,   and  said     he  should like  prac-  ���������well-  The  this  to  have his orders soon as lie had some  large orders for a factory to be filled before September. I told him  ' thru you only qxpected to have some  ,vcry simple and' practical things'. He  ���������wanted particularly to, tell you  about a bullet that he had at the  exhibition last year. How foolish!  A linnet! IL is -a most unnecessary  and useless tiling. Every thing .gets  so dusty ,on the top, and then gets  broken, in dusting!"   *���������  "But     nowadays���������"       interrupted  Aunt Dettchen. ���������  "Dettchen, I beg of you!" said her  sister-in-lav/;    and    Dettchen was silent.  She had,   in' the course of    the  ,   afternoon,  heard so many sighs over  the paltry    three  thousand     thalersi  which   was   the   only   dowry      l.ucie'  had, and which must pay for every-,  thing,     that  "she' feared     the little  bride-elect     might  have  her   feelings  -   hurt,   so  did not,,,dare to  say     any-  " thing more.   '        ' ,.   ,  '.'Well, we will think about that,"  "he said," taking a couple of radishes;  "will wc not, T-ucic? First of all,  we must t.ak'e the dimensions of the  house. But I must ask you -to excuse me. I have some'papers to  write. A pleasant repast, ladies!"  lie stood up, pushed, his chair back  ,tocthe table, and left the room. At  the door he turned round. , "Ah,  I_ucie, just a word!" ��������� ���������  She followed him, to his study and  .'   leaned  against  the   old  writing-desk  ���������' which he  had     inherited  ��������� from     his  ���������father. , '  It was a bare, cheerless-looking  room. A book-case stood on one  side/of the sofa, and an instrument-  case' pii tbe other; before ,them a  .-stiff round table covered with books.  'Between the windows was a looking-  glass,  the, shelf    under it-having]   a  ��������� water-pitcher-and glasses; an elaborate yellow porcelain stove and an  -ancient arm-chair completed (the fur-  ��������� ���������nifcurc. A peculiar odor of carbolic  acid or some such thing peryaded  the room and made her feel pli3rsical-  ly very'uncomfortable.   ,    ���������  "X-Ucie���������" he began.  "I   know,"   she   said,   interrupting  him".  "I do not wish to travel."?  4   '.'That is good.    I could not   have  allowed it.'.'  .'She drew herself up. "I do not  wish ' to." She emphasized the  ���������"wish" .'sharply.    ,  "That is very fortunate," he returned, quietly; but a slight color  rose to his temples, "for, according  to ray ideas, you. could 'not. accept  such' an  invitation."-  " _.rou' think not���������considering the  ���������terms Hortensc and I are.on?"   ���������  "_\fo; not according to my view of  it. But wc need not argue about  It, as we are agreed ��������� is it not  so?" "   ,  , He took her hand and tried to  look into her eyes,, but she did not  sec his "honest, kindly look, for she  ���������turned her face away.  "I do not feel well this evening,"  ���������fihe whispered; "I have a headache.  'Good-night,- Alfred."  "Good-night,"   said  he.    T-Tis  voice  sounded -as   if lie  were  disappointed.  She went4 slowly upstairs     to     her  own little room and bolted the door  behind  her.     Then   she  threw  herself  on the bed and began to weep    violently.     Tt  felt  so  lonely  and     comfortless in her young heart.     ITo had  not once tln-iikcd her for -wishing, to  stay .with  him;  he had  merely     said  that  he "would  never  have  given  his  .permission.        Was   she  then  already  irrevocably1" claimed?       Ah,   Hortense  'was right; he was selfish, he thought  ���������only   of  himself!  After awhile slie became quieter,  send kinder thought:, came into her  mind. The little house, her place by  ���������the window, the happiness that  "would go with them over that threshold, the golden halo that had  ���������iiithcrto been thrown over her timid  ������������������maidenly affection flared up again.  "She sat on thc edge of the bed and  rearranged in' her mind his study: it  must not remain so ugly and cheer-  -less; her father's .study, how bright  and cheerful.'- that <had 'always������������������been!  ���������Her own room, should be next to it,  -and on both sides of the front door  'they 'would have climbing roses. She  ������������������sprung:'up; she had all at once a  strong desire to bid him a kindly  ;j?ood-night. 'She slipped out and  touched lightly the latch of his door.  .<__.. flood of lamp-light spread out toward her; he was sitting writing,  but did not look up.  "Alfred!"  "Ye..: Excuse me, child; will it  not be time enough to-morrow morn-  i.ng?"  . She .closed the door till it latched  -and4 "'.vent,,back to her little room.  _3he sat down by the open window  and gazed out into the silent quiet  of the garden. The only sound that  tho west wind brought her was the  "whistle of a locomotive and the distant sound of car-wheels as the   ex-  Manchester. ' England, is about to  celebrate tho jubilee of its' free libraries. It is calculated that during  the fifty tears 52,000,000 reference  books  have  been  read  or   consulted.  Many a young man's ability  along' without brains is due  father's  money.  to  to  get  his  What ' a delightful old world this  would be if all men were as perfect  as they think' their neighbors should  be. ������������������ '     ���������  The average man finds it easier to  keep his enemies down than to keep  his fool friends from getting him  down.  OSPSTAL  QfMTREAL  THE MANUFACTURERS LIFE  ' . INSURANCE -COMPANY. ���������'  16TH -.E-NUAL REPORT;  Btat the  Doctors -3o-__e3 Not Qus*& ffflrn GSoi_t-cr������-Said Silo  Would  Neves-" be WeS. Agasn���������Afles41 S.x Years of HeSpSessness  S-_s Was Cured Tay '"  DR.  CHASE'S  ������  For the Year Ending 3Est December, 1902.  _-V-C.0f._E.  .    1902.  Not Premiums  '  on New Policies  $217,160  Net Renewal Premiums    837,65c  56  16,  .���������siP  Total  Interest ...  Wet Pi-cm3urns  .$1,054 ffl. 15 72      186,074 ,11  I  The car... of Mr. Sim an .Cioutior,  shoemaker, 110 I.agotichetiei4e street,  Montreal, deserves more than passing notice*-, because his case was unusually severe.  l-*o,r, six long years Mr. Cioutior  was an im alia, unable to;. attend to  his work, and much of his time was  spent in the hospitals of 1 Montreal.  The' doctors' gave him no hope ,01* recovery, bat on the contrary, told  him that he would never be, well  again. ''  A treatment that will restore to  good health a person whose case'was  considered hopeless must be of more  than ordinary value, and this is only.',-', ������lie ������������ a series" of remarkable  cures*4 that have been brought about  by :the use' of ,Dr. "Chase's 'Nerve  Food.     ' \    '     '  ,   Mr.     Simon     Cioutior,     shoemaker,  110     Lagouchetire   street,   Montreal,  Que., state:-.-: "For six> years J was  not able to work, 'my nerves were all  unstrung and my digestion -bad. .  had severe attacks of headache,  could not sleep, and suCfered with  shooting pains in the small of my  back. 1 was in four hospitals', but  the doctors could not cure me. They  said ' I would never be well again.'  In spite of their decision 1 began the  use of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food some  months ago, and am convinced that  1 owe in4) life -to -this medicine. J  havo now been at work for over two  weeks, and believe that my health  has been fully' restored. It is a  pleasure for me to add my testimony "to' the hosts of others lrom  persons wbo have been cured by this  wonderful   medicine.'- (  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents  a. box, (. boxes for $2.50, at all  dealers,'��������� or Fdmanson Bates '<*-. Co.,  Toronto.      ' ,  Tela! Income    $1,__<40,8SS S3  ,     EXPENBfiTURE. ���������' '*���������'.,_'  1902. '        .        ( ' ,_     ' ' ',    ���������  Matured   Endowments ,a'j_d- .Investment  Policies   and   Anmii- ' <  '     ties  ; ; $'8S,653   50 , ,  Death  Claims   .'.,.     .-    '.,'....  174,965  20  ^Dividends   to   Policy-Holders   and  Surrehder  Values     52,937 93..'   ,'    <���������   -1  '������  Total Payments,to Policy-he!..ers-���������'   $3.������,55G 63  Expenses and Office Furniture  ;    '  .'  291,412 41  Taxes    ....'.  <    8.857  67  Dividends  to  Stock-Holders      .'. ';      24,000 00  Excess of Lncosne ever-Expenditures��������� '/. ''....<. 690,063  _vl_  A  laughter  writer discussing .the subject of  describes the .Italian laugh  as languid but musical, the German'  as deliberate, thCf French as spasmodic and uncertain, the upper-class  Knglish as guarded and not always  'genuine, the lower-class English as  explosive, the Scotch of all classes  as hearty, and the _ Irish as rollicking. The Chinese", laugh is not so  heai;ty or so expressive as the European. It'is more often a titter than'  a 'genuine outburst of merriment.  Automobile trains are to be run on  the North,'Eastern railway in'England, ilivo autocars,are being constructed at 'Yo.rk, each of which will  carry a complete apparatus for generating motive power. Seating accommodation , will ' be provided in  each car for fifty-two passengers, and  as storage wiil be furnished for thirty; g-aJIons of petrol, it is anticipated  that the automobile will be able to  woik five hours at.a stretch without  reflenishment. " ,      , '   '  andJ Stocks.,  and; Stocks.'.  1902.' ���������  Municipal  Debentures.  Bonds  Loans ,on Debentures, l.onds  Mortgages on  Real"Estate  ���������  '   Real  Estate  -. :...'   Loans on  Policies and Life Reversions   '...   .  Cilice'Furniture."less 20  per cent,  written  off  Agents'  Current Accounts ...... '.   Interest Due and Accrued   .1.   :  Not   Premium   Outstanding   and   Deferred.'...'..   .  Cash on Hand  and. in  Banks      '.  ' Tots.. 'Assets--'. ...    $4,406,329.19'  .'    L!ABILBT.ES.'  ....$2,435,822  '89  257,800  00  971.978  41  46,229  80     330.328  29  6,605  77  5.G43  81,   -  59.850  79  ....  210.142  49  75.926.  .94  1902.  Policy, Reserves   (Government  All Other Liabilities      ".   Surplus  on  Policy-Holders' Account  Up'.   $300,0001      Standard4).....'.   ..: S3.753;892  .including   Canital    Stock    Paid  00  '63  REMARKABLE MEDICAL CASE ���������  BRIGHT'S DISEASE* CC  ���������tart!in si  -_,  a  Sr  '������  ia_]  portcc  "own  in Nova Scotia.  From Uai:  and Empire.  Halifax, N. S., Feb. 5,���������(Special.)  ���������Xews has reached here from thc  little town of Shubcnacadie, on the  Intercolonial railway, in Hants  County, of< a cure that is just as important f* oiu a medical point of  view as tin- operations of Dr. J.orenz  aro '.from a surgical standpoint.  Thc disease that has at last yielded  to medical .research is the long unconquerable Bright's Disease, that  has   for   so   many   years   held   physi  cians' > ski I; at bay,-' and its^ victims  at-its mercy. -  The patient--in this'case is saidr,to  have been a young girl named Alice  Maud -Parker, and two doctors who  diagnosed her case gave it as their  unalterable4, opinion that Drights'  Disease had her in its clutches, and  that only the grave awaited her.  The parents, .unwilling to give up  the struggk- while life remained, are  -said to have experimented with special preparations, and as a last resort pinned their faith to Dodd's  Kidney Pills, with the result14 that  to-day th.; girl is in the best of  health.  Details ol* the cure are not yet to  hand, but it will be investigated, as  both tho medical fraternity and the  public are deeply interested in the  matter.  _)4,40������,329 19  'NOTE :--  For4 Security o������'Po!ioy-'iolders tho Company holds .',    '      ,  (a)" Surplus as above '���������'��������� s    tSOl,1 -JR.56  (b) Reserve as above ���������.     3,753,_.3__.00  (c) Ut.C-iHe.1 Capital Stock '.'     J,200,000-0,0  To*-al   Security   to   Po-icy-hoSders,   $5,531,010.56  during   1902      Applications   received   for   insurance  New Assurances issued during; 1902   _    '   (Being an  increase over anv previous year of more than  SI,000,000.00..         _                                                             '      '  Insurance   in   force  Deceml.er   31st.   1902 '   ..S6.542,336  00  ..   6.082,330 ,00  '       ' y .  ..30.152,833   00  The  death   loss  for the year   wns  exceedingly   r low,,   bcinc'   only  SI,000 of insurance,  while in the Temperance    Section     it    was    orily  SI.000   of   insurance.   The   averacro   rate   of   interest  on .the  mean  amount of  invested   assets   (led-rer  value)   was   5.08' per cent.  S5.80  S3.60  per  per  all  The   following   Directors   were   elected   for  HON. GEO.-W.4 ROSS.  Toronto.  LIEUT .-COL.    II.   M.   PELLATT,   Toronto.  LLOYD   HARRIS. "Esq..   Brantford.  J.  F.   JUNKIN.   Esa.. Toronto.  1_.   II.  WOOD,   Esa..   Toronto.  13.   J.  LENNOX.  Esq..  Toronto.  A.  J. WILKES.  Esq.. K.C.. Brantford.  PROF.  JAMES MILLS.  Guelph.     ���������  R.   1_.   PATTERSON.   Esq..   Toronto.  TF0N.   J.  A.   OLTIMET,  Montreal.  R,  P..  McLENNAN.   Esq..   Cornwall.  the   ensuing   year :  STRACHAN.  , Esq.  WILLIAM     STRACHAN.     Esq..     Montreal.  ROBERT   ARCHER,   Esa.'. 'Montreal "  1-TON.  J.D.  HOLLAND.  Montreal  HON.  V.   W.   LARUE.  Quebec.  D.   D.   MANN.   Esq.,   Toronto.  LIEUT.-OOL.   JAS.   MASON.   Toronto  ROBERT  JUNKIN.   Esq..  Toronto  S.   O. BEATTY.  Esq..  Toronto  B.   F.   PEARSON.   Esb..   I-Ialifax  A. P. BARNIIJLL. Esq..    St.'John   NB  WM.  MACKENZIE.  Esq.;   Toronto  A*, a subsequent meet:itg of the Directors, the -.oJ-ov.Jng officers were  elected -.--President, Hon. Geo, VV. Ross; First Vice-President, Licut.-GoS. __.  P_!!alt; Second "^ice-Fresidcni, Lloyd-Karris. Esq.  rc-  Three years ago some gold rings,  chains, and a crown decorated with  jewels were found in tho "Dresden  Ivrouz TCirehe in the grave o. Duke  Albrecht ol' llolstein. who died in  1G19. Tiiey were claimed -by Duke  Ernest Ginither, and the courts have  now acknowledged his claim to them.  Since Mr. Chamberlain's effort to  aid Jamaica the importation of bananas into . "El-gland has risen from  one and a half million to three and  a half million bunches per annum.  Snow comes down in winter almost  as easily as ice goes  up in summer.  i.  ���������ill  Low cleatK  demons Irate  rate, low expense'ratio, and h"gh interest-earning power,  the sound basis on which tho company is doing business'.  A full report will be sent to all policy-holders. . Booklets^ regard ing  the insurance plans of tho company and copies of the annual report can  bo had by application to Head Office, Toronto, or to any agent of the  Company.  TH3S   COMPANY   JS   THE   ONLY  ONE   EM   AMEilll  SPECBAL ADVANTAGES TO TOTAL ABSTAINERS.  -A   WE..G-.   OFFERS.  eta.1  Gates  ong, durable, econ-  ��������� rickety.   .Fitted!  hich  open either |  close in a strong i  Best farm gate)  jj^-t���������. ��������� i.iuae.   u_(_ ru,gui- _n... aiiu Poultry Netting. [  i^p4^4*^ The Fage"W_xeFe_i_- Co.,Limited,'Walker4v_lle,  _..-.-������_.-.������-- 0nt    Montreal, P.Q., a_-d.-St.-Jo_s.__, N.B     *"������  General Agents, WINNIP_������,C..  MAN.  Mr. Andrew Carnegie- has offered  Dover. l .England, tho munificent gift  of ,������10,QUO for the purpose of a free'  library. /I'lie^only stipulation is that  the town shall provide a site and  agree to  a penny rate.  Fo'.ir    hundred.4-and. . fifty acres  of  land have beer, obtained in Blairgow-  to    enable   Scottish  thc  Irish   scheme, of  but     without    ii icl  Fru i t-g'ro wi ng and  to  be insisted on.  no.      Sen! inncJ.  peasants   i.o   try  si 11 all    In deli 11,::4-,  from  taxation,  fowl-rearing  are  Sev-eral St. Petersburg merchants  are organizing a private expedition  for the exploration of the ��������� whole of  Northern Siberia with a view to ascertaining the commercial resources  of that region.  For years I had suffered with jm-  ]i-i'c blood, and no remedies 3 used  gave any. relief, until 1 took T)r.  August I-_oenig4s Hamburg .Drops,  which completely cured me.���������August  l.oiteincyer, 1,309, Milliman St.,  Baltimore,  Md.  THE   ntAHUFACTUREKS  .*-������������������? N E F  OF  $175  ���������^0!  tam  At ���������Winnipeg;  Exivlbitiou.  The  stock  id ays.  safest time to monkey with the  ���������market is on. Sundays and hol-  ��������� Nothing bores an optimist like the  history of other people's troubles  An  than  ounce    of  a ton  of "I  "I'll trv  can't."  is better  Wit is Uie wine of intellect;  ill-nature  turns  it  into vinegar.  In an argument the long-winded  man succeeds either in convincing his  opponent or in making him tired.  T.TE BRIGHTEST, FT-OWEUS MUST  fade, but younpr' lives endangered by severe coutrhs and colds may be preserved  by 'Dr. Thomas" Eclcctric Oil. Croup,  whooping couffh. broncliitis. in short all  al-ectibns of the throat and luncrs are relieved by this sterling preparation, which  also reinedii.s rheumatic iinins, sores,  bruises, piles, kidney difficulty, and is  most   economic.  For the  or grade.  1908. fed  in   sold.  flew  on past , the  out into the wide,  travel  out  so   different  next  wide  there  here  press train  Zittle town  ���������world.  Ah,  if one could  ���������with   it!     It  was  from    "what    sha    had expected���������so  bare, so dull, so unsatisfying.    .  If Hortense were to go!���������a shiver  veent through her heart ��������� she would  run after her; yes, certainly she  would run after her. She could not  live any more without Hortense.  {To  be Continued.)  It is not only because of their great wearing qualities  that you are recommended to wear  Some men seem to have been born  asleep ancl forgot to wake up.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  A woman has as many ways  making a man feel cheap as sho  of using up stale bread.  of  has  Style, fit and finish are almost as important. Granby  Rubbers have a stylish, clean cut appearance all their  own, and are made in all the different shoe shapes.  "Granby Rub&ers wear liKe iron."  You need not couch all night and disturb your friends : there is no occasion  for you running the risk of contracting  inflammation of the lungs or consumption, while vou can get "Dickie's Anti-  Consumptive Syrun. This medicine'cures  coughs, colds, inflammation of the.lungs  and all throat and chest troubles. It  promotes a free and easy expectoration,  which immediately relieves the throat  and lungs  from  viscid phlegm.  FIRST   PRTZE.  Heaviest Calf, anv pure breed,  born after the 1st January,  oh  Carnefac Stock Food,   RIO.O  .'���������'���������������������������'. SECOND   riUZE.  ���������For. the ���������'Second Heaviest CaH. any  pure breed, or grade, born after _st o.  January. 1903. fed on Carnefao St.-������k  F<Jod.  559 in  gold.  . THIRD PRIZE. ���������������'."  i For the Third Heaviest Calf, nny par-  breed, or grade, born after 1st of' January, If)OS. fed on Carnefac .Stock Food  ���������������23  in  gold. . ' ,...-.  'CONDITIONS :  Only one entry will be allowed from  each Farmer or Stockman, and stock  ���������must be exhibited at the Winnijoeg Exhibition.  Fyiflcnco mu.it be produced at the time  of exhibition to show that- the animals  were  fed   on   Carnefac  Stock Food.  Carnefac has proven a decided success,  bringing into condition and fattening  where other foods fail. Send for leaflet,  giving the views of veterinarians as to  '.he merits of Carnefac. They nil speak  highly  of  it.  TRY OAR-dEFAC FOR   YOlirt STOCK..  W. G. Douglas, -������S__inufactu_**@rr  Princess Street, Winnipeg.  You can obtain it from your dealer.  A  and  man's best capital is  willingness to  work.  his ability  Whoever  stands still  loses ground.  It requires  courage    of  tions.  some nerve to have the  another    man's   convic-  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.  Gossip    is  .juently puts  noss.  a    deadly gas that fre-  friendship   out  of busi-  ' -n  -"I  Total , .'...- ...������������������ $ .,240,889 83  ���������   '* ," ,   -  'ASSETS/'   "   ''" ;    '    ���������"���������'���������^--''  ^W"4444!4.  ���������w  TO   ENCOUKA0E  ITS   USE   are  givinR the  following prizes  foi- compotifcion at  the Winnipeg: Exhibition of11903.  ���������J  45.318  607,118  56.  I  -1  .1  ���������jj  ' ���������_  ."���������  ���������fl  m  ^4  m  M  If 4>.<y.^.$>���������<���������������+'<$>���������������������������&��������� ���������&���������'}������������������<$������������������  Ber German Cobbler  ��������� -���������������������������  ?  ���������  He Listens to  thc Comp'ainis of,  His Friend Stuyver  > + .<}.^. 4}. A.^.^.^.^. + . ^-���������4" 4V>44V  [Copyright, 1902.. _-y J. R. Jones.]  ER old man-Stuyver comes iii  my place dor odder 'day und  sits him down und lights his  -pipe und says: <  "Hans, I'vhas counting oop on my  fingers, und I find'-..ore ash one t'ou-  sand t'ings wrong in dis world. By golly, but vhen,I walk-arc-und I vhas so  mad I could go home und lick my  ���������wife!" - ' ' ' ''  ���������   "Vhcll, vhat vhas wrong?" I says.  ''See here, now, but 1 goe? on a stre'et  ������������������car yeslcrday.    After I ride one hour  dot conductor conies along und says do  I want a transfer.'  Of course If do.  He  gifs me a transfer, und I get oil'. Where  do you suppose I vhas?"  "Maype it vhas Boston."       ,  "Und maype it vasn't.    No, sir.   He  transfers me to  a foundry   uud ma-  'VHAS DIS PI-ACE TO KEN4"-*.  ��������� chine shop, und I haf to1 walk half a  '  mile ba'ck to.find a saloon.   ,Vhy don't  "he leaf me at der saloon vhen we goes  1 .by? 'If. I y-has president, do you pe_ief  .; I allow sooch t'ings? ' I,.vhas'. mad yet.  und maype I do some damage."     <  -' I don't say nottings back, und in two  minutes_Stu:_ver goes on:  ."Two   months'" ago  a   feller   named  *' Bergei*,comes ,to me nnd says lie likes  me'to^'sign a. petition dot nopody shall  tie"' up' 'elephants' to shade, trees., Dot  vhas a good idea.    It��������� keeps der trees  ' from  being pulled  down. ( I  sign, my  name on a paper, und two days'ago I  haf to go to a bank und pay forty dollar,   now vhas dot for some swindles  on au  innocent man? , Don't  sit dere  like some''bumps on a log, but speak  cop und tell me how it vhas."  "If you can't write, den you can't  sign your name uud lose money," I  says.  "Und if I vhas a jackass, I vhas  4 your brudder! Four .days ago I vhas  going along der street, undj I see a sign  of 'Danger' in front of a building. I  look oop, und I look down, und vhen I  walks around der corner a mile avhay  a street car hits me und knocks me ten  feet. Der motorman says I vhas drunk,  der conductor calls me a fool, uud all  der passengers laugh at me. Do you  pelief dot vhas right?"  "But don't you see dot sign of 'Danger?'"  "Yes, but vhy don't he say, 'Danger  All Oafer Town,' und no. fool me so?  By golly, but if dot happens some more  I sball break loose und hurt somepody.  Vhat you pelief happened to me last  -night?"  "You goes to sleep."  "_S.o, I don't. 'I vhas in bed. und I like  to go to sleep vhen a feller comes along  und knock.* on my door und says somepody vhill Steal my bike if I don't take  hei* in. I haf no bike, but I look on ray  front doorstep, und dere vhas a wheel.  v Of course I take it in unu gif dot man  a dollar for his honesty, but in one  hour a policeman comes und arrests  me for stealing dot wheel from a saloon, und I vhas locked up for three  hours. Hans, vhas dot right? Vhas it  fashionable? Vhas it der'way to serve  a man who don't kick vhen he has two  mudder-in-laws in der house mit him?  By t'vinder, but if you say it vims I  pelief I shall throw your shop outdoors!"  "I like to go fishing dis fall." I says  ash I works avhay. . l  "Vhcll, go on mid be. hanged to you,"  says Stuyver as he kicks en der floor  mit madness. "I say dis world vhas  not right und if sbe don't change I  vhill leaf her. A few days ago I ask  my friend Schmitiield if lie knows of  some quiet place where 1 can sit down  mit my glass of beer und pipe und not  haf some politics around to make me  tired. He says, he knows der- quietest  place in town und we shall go pop dere.  We take a street car und ride three  miles, und where .vox. suppose he bring  me"to? If he don't run avhay, I knock  his head off on der spot."  "Vhas it to some hospitals?" I says.  "No. It vhas to a graveyard! I tell  you, Hans, sooch t'ings vhas not right.  If you play tricks like dot on a man he  loses his confidence in humanity uud  becomes a pirate.  Did I tell you vhat  a*..1.   Holilcn   Wa4.   ji  __l._-_er.  I had left the traiii at Lone Pine to  see a man named ,Holdcn, but being  told that he was over at Cedar Valley,  three miles away, I sat down to dinner at'the hotel before making the  trip. I had about finished the meal  when the landlord came in and inquired:  "Wasn't you askin' about Jim Hol-  den?"  "Yes."  , "Well, he's here in town, but I don't  think he's in shape to do any bizness  with you."  "Do you mean that he is drunk?" I  asked.  '���������Skassly ' drunk, sah���������skassly. He  como down to bluff the town, Jim did,  and if you want to Iind him he's ha rig-  in' from a limb down there, and tbe  boys are playin' poker ag'in by this  time."  Didn't Worlc  c  Visitor���������Put your faith In the right,  and no harm can reach you.  Pugilist���������Dat was just do trouble. I  put me fi'-ith in me right, but his left  was too much for tne.���������Chicago News.  said Ten-  A  Strong Mail.  "Jaysmith is a strong man,1  spot.  "Indeed?" asked Gpslin.  "Yes. I have seen him break a twenty dollar goldpiece."        ,  "Ah, I presume you mean that he is  a strong man financially." ��������� Detroit  Free Press. '     .   Rewards  Prince of T .ck.  As t_ sort of reward, after preventing-his relative from becoming a  member of'a Don-don stock-broking  firm, King Edward has allowed  rriuee .Francis of Teek ������10,000 a  year until the Prince can obtain  some remunerative position more in  keeping with'his standing as a member of the Royal Family.  happened to me one day last week?"  "I don't think po."  ������������������Vhell. I like to rent a house, und so.  I take, a  leetle vhalk.    By  und by  1  meet a man und he says he knows of  shust  der place for  me���������a  snug little  house mit all conwenieuces und cheap  rent.    I ,took, him in und brought him'  some   beer  und  deu   1   look   oop ,dot  house.    Vhen 1 reach der number I find  a man dere und says:  "Vhas dis place to rent?"  "Not o__actly," he replies, "but I lodgt  you free."  "Vhen shall I eon.--?"    '     >  Then ever  you  vhas dead  by   accident.    Don't you , know dis  vhas  der  morgue"'/' <>  "Vhell, Hans, 'I felt some cold chills  go oafer me, und'den I 'vhas so mad I  almost bust. ���������l������ I oafer find dot v/illian;  who sent me dcre'l shall .choke his life  out mitout mercy. I vhas once kiud(  und gentle nnd'confiding, but now'I  vhas wicked und desperate. Nopody  must blame me if 1 kill somepody."  I don't say uottings, und be sighs und  groans und pounds' on der walk Maype  it vhas fife minutes vhen he says: ' :  "Und I tell you ajjout dot butcher. It  makes my blood boil to think of it. He  sends mc a tough piece of meat, und I  goes by bini und makes at kick. Der  next piece vhas shust' der same, how-  el'or, und so vhas der next, und I goes  oafer und blows him sky high. ', ������������������  ,* " 'Mr. Stuyver,; he says: 'you vhas a  kicker.'   ���������" ���������  " 'Veil, your meat vhas tough.''  " 'I don't help dot.   I pick dot horse  out und kill him myself.uud send you  dor'nicest-pieces, und if you don't like  it you shall go somewhere else.'  '���������'Hans, do you blame me if 1 kill dot  butcher mit one blow?"    "    '  ;'Maype I don't." .  > "Und twc. weeks ago a man comes to  my house mit an express package.' I  liaf to pay him feefty cents charges,  und dot package vhas only a .tone in  a box. Do I hang myself for madness?  'Do I shump into deiM'ivcr mit sorrow?  No. I lives on unci'waits for some-more  express. In three days a second man  conies mit anoder box, und I shump on  to him like a ton of brick und make  inin holler.N Vhen he vhas licked; fte  proves to medot he vhas genuine und  dot my brother Jake sends me some  ^chestnuts from his farm, und I haf to  pay him 4$15 for my mistake. Hans,  vhas dot modest und proper? Vhas it  like some gentleman? Speak oop, you  jackass, or I'll knock your thick head  on!"        t        'y     .   '."-.  .-���������'Don't --you-seo dot~I haf some cement patches to put on?", 1 says. ,  "Cement.patches! You vhas a dunderhead, und* some cows vhill eat you  opp'for cabbage!" (        r '.'  Und li,- stand oop" und walks out the  door und calls me names und says he  shall neffer come in my shop again.  M. QUAD.  KICKS  FROM  ARIZONA.  _a lnu������������-  Bree-j- "items of "Yews I-^rotn  I>ei-dei������.   Editor. .   '  [Copyright'.902. by C*4 B. Lewis.]  Giveadam Cnlch has no labor _:nio:_s  i.o strikes and no riots. It is only when  a' citizen puts ori a high collar and a  red necktie and walks abroad that hr-  wonders if this republic is a failure..  THE SKYLARK.  THINGS ILLEGAL.  The joke is on our esteemed contem  p&rtiry -again. ,   He   ensconced himself,  the other day behind'some ban els on  Apache avenue and'fired six  i-hots at  us as we sauntered past, and but for ti  stray remark we overheard later m the  -iii  __\  ���������*������������������������-.��������� '-^TTTP R   t-.V  "TV  1  ���������Mil  BE   EXSOONCHD  day v we  HIMf-ET.4-*'   DE-_r_._>   SO-._15  .  [ BAUKEl-S. ' . -   '      '"  ''  would never have known  of  accident    Why.lnpt.Jet   us  stand  .and pur  the4  against a wall ten feet  in half a day at shoolm:  away  r .- ,'  The paragraph going the rounds-of  tho press that -we never appear on the  streets, without six guns and a knife  bristling in our belt is,too silly for contradiction. We ha ve, been held up fourteen times"in the last year because we  didn't happen to have a. weapon of any  description on our4 person.  several years of-laborious re-  we, have   discovered ,tlie  fact  Aztecs "founded this town, and  if they'hadn't intended us to run it \v_  don't see how it comes about that we  __-__������*  search  that the  havo been elected mayor for six successive terms. Those Aztecs were long  headed fellows.  , f  Wc have one of the finest scalp locks  in the whole far west, and it is all  nonsense for the cowboys at Crow Valley to offer us $50 to come over there  and lecture. The greenbacks might  cover the bare spot on' our head, but  we prefer the natural hair..  Johnson & Higgcns, shyster lawj-ers,  j'csterday filed papers in a libel _-uit  against the Kicker, claiming damages  at $50,000. Tomorrow afternoon we  shall call at' their office, and we'll bet  two to one that they withdraw their  suit within six hours after hearing our  arguments. We trust that the firm  wiil bo ready to receive us.  M. QUAD.  An  Extra.  Jug.  I came along to the gate of a humble  cabin in a town in Alabama just as an  old negro handed a couple of jugs to  his sou. who was about ten years of  age, and said:  "Now, Julius, yo' gwan down to de  grocery an' git a quart o' 'lasses in one  o' dem jugs an' hurry back."  When the boy had gone. I said to the  father:  "You didn't tell him to get anything  in the other jug. Is he going to leave  it at the grocery?"  "No. ^sah; gwan to bring It back  home," he replied.  "But.4why send two jugs to get a  quart of molasses?"  ���������it's jest dis way. sah. If he only  took one jug, ho would be powerful  suah to bump it or drap it an' lose de  'hisses, if he takes two, he's jess as  liable to drap de empty one as de  'lasses one. an' dat makes de odds in  my favor. Anything else you'd like  to ax about, white i'-n"." -  Cn...   Ont   Cant.  Honor to" the . strong man in these  ages who has shaken himself loose of  shams and Is something. For in the  way of being worthy the first condition  purely is that one be. Let cant cease  at all risks and at all costs. Till cant  cease nothing else can begin.  The Entering: Wedije.  lie stole one kiss, but only one.-  'You're wrong if you have guessed  Slie chided lilm for. what he'd done;  Slie er:iv_ him all the rest.  ���������Brooklyn T.ife.  Bird of the wihlf-nie.-i., '  i'lnh_o.i_e sii d  f-uinberlpss, 4  Swi-ei he tliv iii.it,n o'er Moorland and lea! '  (".__:���������_���������. r-i- _f  h:i_>p!:i__s, , > '  J_k_t   :s  thy'(iv.'.ll ng  placo��������� j  O, to ;i'.'!'!e in the <l.sc-r_ witb  thee! i  'Wild is thy lay  and  loud ' !  K;U-  iu*  the   downy   cloud,  i ove  gives it 'cneiyy,  love gave  it  birth! !  Where,  on  tliy'devvy wing,  ,  "Wli-sre -irt-.thou journeying? 1  Thy lay is' in'lieiiven, thy Jove is on earth.  O'er fell   and  fountain   sIippii. * ;  O'er moor and ij_-_mtain green.  O'er t'he rod. streamer tbut lici--._'-*_ the day,  Over  the  eiotid'e-t dim  0\<:t  the rainbow's rim. <- ,   f,  _i_uwi_.il  .hi'i-ul..  so ir,' singing,  away! !  Tiicu  when  the  gionmini:  _o_m._, \  bow in  the Ilea:hor blpnius,      '   . "  Sweet  wCll   riiy   welcome  aud  bed  of  ho!  l_iidi.e_ii   ox   happiness,  ���������e   UIl.v   dwelling   pliuie���������  ihide  in   the  desert with   lli^e!,  Acts of a Curiou.  trary to J-sln".  feraiive  '."������  Xalur.!   T.iiit A.re Con���������  'islie.i   Law������������������������Iwtcr-  love  We. t,  O,  to  '���������.Taines   lious.  THE LORDS AT WORK.  (I  We  aunonnbs?  without  the  slightest -  approach to vanity'that as a-postmaster, wc* are the biggest success in"'th<_  territory, and tho. records of the postal  department will bear us out in our declaration.   The mail busiuess of Givea  dam Gulch is increasing at the rate of  GO per cent per year.  Ainiisriis: Customs in   tiio Upper  House of  the jK.ijcl'ftlv Pa-.-liaia .at.  Commoners 'and educationists, who  .Wdtch the r.coatos \ in the Upper  House arc4 amused Uy tho easy-going  methods of the 'piers and the smaller  ini|joi tane'e they Set-on their dignity,  than is '' the fashion in the other  I'o --so.  'Ihe Lord Chancellor, as president,!*  takes part in debate.as freely as  anyone else. Me -.imply stops aside  from the.woolsack and becomes a  ueb-itc", returns to his t"scat, and resumes his functions as pi evident. In  (.-o_rmi_tee ho sits with , tho, ,Government, wearing wig and gown, , 'and  le.idfcwin'rthe discussion, along with  the Duke'Of- Devonshire.      v     r     ���������*<<  In  the  Commons the Speaker calls  il  on tho  orator  bcrs   rise,  selves.     One  or,   if that  cod  House  settles4 the  two  or -more, mem-  The  JLords  rule     'theni-  gives  way to' another ;  of'courtesy fail, the  precedence,   . 'and  -may di\ide upon���������it.    The other night  the Bishop of I-Jereford rose to speaki;4 ���������  his neighbor and righj, leverend bro- '  the'r44 * pullodJ  him    back;    on  to  the',  bench;   the jM.hop  of  Hereford  there- i  upon  restrained  the  reverend   prelate  in turn with  a gentle hand,   and ' allowed I.ord Tweadmouth'to catch thecal- oi the House.' (       * !  Tne woolsack    i.'     no more sacred  -than   the   cross   benches.     Peers     sit .  upon it and chat to the Lord Chan- :  cellor   or   to   each   other,   and.occas- ',  ionalli'    the4 small   figure   "of",  Hord  1-lalsii'ury js half Li.lrien'by Conseiva-  ti\e  and  Liberal members;   who    use  his', om'cial seat as a pleasant lounge  halfway  between    their benches  , ancl  the door. ' In" committee members'sit,  beside    ������ the    chairman   <.t the<^table.'-'  JLo'rd Ilosebery  prefers 'the seat     ,on  the chairman's left when he is about  to. -speak-.' ' In-pie House-of   Commons no ���������inember 4would dream of en-  crbaeliihg in such a maimer    on    the  Speaker     ,or,     the       Chairman        of  committees.     The .Lords also permit-  messengers    to   ��������� pass  freely  up    'and  down   the floor,   which  would be      a  breach  of privilege in  the Commons..  The side of the House on which 'a  peer sits is no sure indication of his  .-CAS. Unionists still",sit opposite  the Government along with the Liberals. Lord Halifax, tho leader of  the High Churchmen, whose views oil  the Education Bill are the antithesis of Lord Spencer's, sits- behind the  Liberal leader. So does Lord Camp-  erdown, and from that place ho  takes the liberty, of lecturing and  criticising the "Tied Earl."  A singular survival is the fashion  of the tellers who carry little wands  as they count the'members voting.  They stand inside the House and  touch each pee>i- or bishop on' t the  shoulder with the cane as he enters  from the lobfey, and so count the  strength  of their side.  From, the open galleries ,.peeresses  look down on the House, but it is  doubtful if they hear much. The  Lords are not very clear speakers,  and many of them, are not audible in  the public and press galleries.���������London Mail.  i      Last year an  officer in  a  lloyal rc-  ! ginient   was   arrested' for   attempting  '. to get  married,   in.   s, ite   of. the fact  !  that he and his briJe-elejt were elig-  i ible for   the ,___arried" state.        As   it  happened, however,  his relatives ,vycr_--  < opposed to, the match  and had     re-  ! course   to   a!   regulation   which,       al^  though  still in  vogue,  is seldom ex-  eici_ed,   and   \\hi_h   gives ,the   Sover-,  j'eign  and  War  Odlce power  to   inter-  j fere in cthe  matrimonial   affairs-     of  : any- oiT'icer  in   a  royal  regiment.     It_  [ is, therefore, a ciime   for     an  office!4*  ] th s  placed  to enter  the bonds     'o:?  ! matrimony against the wishes  of the-  | rowe.-s   ' that be and  one  puni-shabl������  I with'    dismissal   from'the  army  and  ��������� : six months', imprisonment/ but  whether the individual  in  question    was  faithful to his vows or not .the writ-'  ,'c-r is  unaware.   ��������� '      /       '  A It; . .or Imprisoned.    '  A   few   months   ago a young   Englishman v was    ' sentenced',to  a    fortnight's imprisonment for' kissing his  fiance, on the< streets-;of-,Odessa.     It  is strictly .illegal for lovers/to   osculate in public in Scutl./l.ussia,    anil'1  it" was  only   after  considerable  trouble'on the pint'of the British   Con���������^  sul that the too amorous 3'outh was-  liberated  at  the  expiration   of  three- '  flays'   captivity  and   even  then      his.4'  sentence was. commuted ,,to a fine. ^ *���������* "  ,  If you are" given to political speaking it  would  be as   well  to   be  careful  where you      hold your meetings, "  for there is one ..pot whore'such'orations are considered   treason,  h'owev-"  er loyal, you ,may- be-, ai heart.  This.'  is    within  the mile -radius ,of'"*YVest-  minsteiv palace - du'iiag a Parliamentary se-.sion and  anyone'"'   urging*,  'a..,  G.oveinmenL    petition   in   the   - area  ���������  named--'can    be  -.rrcsted and-thrown-  into' prison,   the' reason   being     that.  .  members of the House  might44 be biased in'their legislation thereby.    *  ~      t i- - --; -��������� --r  ,\        X<> f-olid Food for Baby. -  If yon take your-.family with you-  on a holiday t'o- Prance you should  bo very careful how'you feed the ba-  , )<y4 during your so������journ. Our neigh-"  bots have made'it a punishable of-1  fence for4; anyone  to  gi'-'e solid    food ,_  , to an infant-under a year-old unles*>  it iias 'been prescribed by  a.'medical,  ' man, and''   hundreds    of������   people   are./  -prosecuted  for^ breaking  this law ov-' -  eiy  year/ while   it   is  equally  illegal  nurses to feed .their charges, from  Bom   \Vii-I_ed.  Boltshauscr���������Why didn't j'ou introduce me to your friend Qtiisby just  now?   Didn't you see me wink at you?  Rm'.rger-���������Yes. ar.d I. would have, my  dear boy/with pleasure; but, you see,  Quisby winked at me first.  Population of Ivoland.  According to the report of the-Eeg-  istrar-Goncral for Ireland the marriages registered in that country in  1901 numbered 22,5(.4, the births  3 00.97G, and the deaths 79,119-. The  marriage rate (5.08 "per 1,000 of the  estimated population) shows an in-  clease of 0.01 as compared with that  for the preceding year, and is 0.-22  above the average rate for the ten  _ years iSi;l-1900; the birthrate (22.7  i [ier :i,0.00)'is the same as that for  j the preceding year, but 0.4 under tha  | average rate for the ten years 189.1-  1900; while the death rate (17.8 per  1,000) is 1.8 below the. rate for the  prc.eding year, and 0.5 below the  average rate for the ten years.'1891-  1900. The recorded natural increase  of population, or excess of births over deaths, was 21,857.- The loss by  emigration .amounted to 39,613.  There, would thus appear to . have  been a decrease of 17,756 in the  population during , the year, but  against this decrease there is a setoff in immigration of which mo official record has been obtained. The  estimated population in the middle  of the year was 4.445.030;  Iticliea.  I ask not diamonds so faiT,  Nor gold would I control;  I only ask that I may own  A simple ton of coal.  Kin  J-Jbtlee.  Judge���������Are .vou aware of any mitigating circumstances in your case?  Criminal���������Yes, your honor; this is  the fiftieth time I have been arrested  for vagrancy, and I thought that perhaps we might get up a little jubilee.  for'  bottles having' a rubber tube attached." .'v    . ���������    - ( ���������' ; -V  You "must 'J.e very cautious'How  , you treat your, neighbor in .Jersey,,  for lie can have you arrested 'on the  slightest pretext and 'if'4he '> has- 'a  'grudge against you can bring about  such.a 'calamity by simply giving a  fictional account of your misconduct  to the nearest lawyer. , The latter  will demand a fine ancl 'should you,  de.line to pay it he will cause yom  to be thrown into prison to await  trial. Then, even if you arc acquitted on the ground that the charge is,  unfounded, you have absolutely no  cl.iim "against your , persecutor,  though you may have suffered a'coiK  pie of months' imprisonment- for no-,  thing.  A Te'eji.ione _*������'iger.  Similarly in Germany you must c  not insult your neighbor through tho  telephone or he will legally claim  damaces for li.~cl because your uncomplimentary remarks may have  reached -other cars to the detriment  of his character.  In a famous Scotch' town" you can  be fined one shi ling for throwing  orange peel in the ..tracts, or if you  happen to be in Chester and omit to.  raise your hat when a funeral is  passing any policeman who witnesses*,  your disrespect can arrest you, inasmuch as you are. brea'-iag a regulation of that ancient city. But an.  even more pecuLar law forbids you  to sell your body to a hospital for  dissection after death. Some rconlo  do so. ceitiinly. but (hey could bo  punished if dis -o . ero.l, I c-nu .c  l-o ly le^all. It longs to yorr  fives and to _y������ll it ma'c-4 you  ty  of fraud.���������London  Til-Dils.  ur  yn \  "i ���������_! .-  _-.''il-,  The   -.ald-ho.-i.IfiI  _:Juc!cb:rd.  The aesthetic roiso of biids, says a  writer in   Country  Li..-,   cannot       always dominate  their minds  iit courtship.     In   the  ..et  b-hickbird  witb.   1 i������  golden  bill   we. _:eo  the  fullest expression  up   to, date  of   blackbird's idee a  of  beauty;  yet   there  is  an  old '.bald-  headed    lien     blackbird���������a  positively  repulsive looking    creaXure���������who     has  ���������haunted   our  lawn' for  three  winters,  .and    who     annually   s.cures  a  jiiate.  'J lie whole 6f her head and nock    are  absolutely  mule,  and  her thighs    aro  r/..re, too, while her plumage has'th is  year  become liberally sprinkled    with  white   f.athers.     Whether her vultur-  ine     aspect    adds  terror  to  her     as-  .aulis, or . wliethor-    she  is. really4    a  shrewd fighter,T     cannot Say,       but  .she   hunts, all   the   other   hen    blackbirds merci.'essly!    One is inclined to  pity her for her bald head,  and      to  think that .she must feel the cold ter-  i il.ly in winter; but she is always the  first  to  arrive  at.   and   the  last      to-  leave,    the    bird-table/ and  seems   as  brisk   in  mid-win ter,   when   the  snow  fall., on her bare pate,  as in summer,  when  il  shines   like  a  marble  in   the4  .sun.  I Brevity.  ! Irate Author���������What did you do with  ��������� that article of mine on tho American  1 forests?  j Editor���������Well, sir, to make n long  i i-*tq:-y short, I cut it down.���������Baltimore  ��������� Aim-ricaa. .  -V4 ,  f��������� ���������* ,  f   *w, ' A  l    A '  ( I  J        4   ,*  '  '    *      -',H  '   -   y s\  * .   /���������* .. * I  .  .    ' ��������� -^  x  '  _  " * ^y 4t.  'ihtyy  - ��������� v'. j 1. ���������** ���������;.'  _ ? ^Vl  "V^     - .''���������-rfl  'A?  4 ,   T J  I  '   r    ' . - -ff  i ...  ,.���������'*��������� ...;.,i, _. 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Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets on sale, good over rail ancl steamer,  lines, .it two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced rues for p.ir'ies may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manng..!-.  The Cornpniiy reserves the' rij-ht to  change without previous notice, ".(earners-  sailing4 dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tick .is on Sale from   and   to  all Stations, good  Saturday and Sunday.  Gro. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  The Municipal Council of the Corporation of the, City of Cumberland,1  enacts as follows :��������� Q ���������' ,  1. At sux-h yly.ee ������r piaces as shall be designated by .hi'. Couucil from time to titnea  City Pi-und may*be established and shall be  maiuta.ned as .uch by the Oorporation of  the City, of Cumberland.    .  * ��������� <i  2. The,Council   may from  time to  time  a[.<j<.iint a Poun>1-k' ej.������er at _uch salary or  rt-niuneration <-���������. it may decide and ap^roi/ri-  ate out qt the annual revenue.  3. The City Treasurer shall furnish, the  Poiuid-keep-r with a booh in which the  Pour-d-k-ep-i4 shall enter a de-cnption of  evt-ry animal unpout-Utd by hun, wilh the (  n.ine of tlie [_er_nn Ml,io'took i'r _eut the  same to bo impounded, the nay and hour on  which tlie aniniai cduie into hiachaigeas  Pound-keeper,   tlie.  .fay and hour on whioh  ' the same was ledeeuild, discharged, or.,  otherwise deal -'v. i tli or disposed of, the  na,nie of the pur son, and the .mount  paid by the pei.on ledfeuunij the animal,  or, if sold, the name of the purcnaser, the  amount that was p<-id for the aniuial, and  the amount of ihe expenae".hereon, and the  . balance, if any, r .liidiuuig ovir the above,  the pi-n=ilry allowauue aud expense.., and to  whom the same has been paid, wnic'n balance, if any, shall, prior to making the return to the auditor, be paid over to the City  Treasurer..  4. The Pound-keeper shall at the end of  the month make a return to the City Clerk,  in writing, .comprising the above information and "any other information he or the  cleik may deem nece.sary, which return  shall, if required, be ventied by statutory  declaration of  the Pound-keeper.  5. The Pound-keeper .hall pay over to the  City Treasurer all money received by him  onee in eveiy month, or oftener, if instructed so to do, aud shall at all times produce  his books f<.r the inspection of any member  of che Council, or the Auditor or the Treasurer, when rtquested to do so.  6. No horse, ass, mule, ox, bull, cow,  cattle, swine, hog, sheep, goat or dog (except dogs registered as hereinafter mentioned) shall be permitted to run at large or  trespass iu she city at auy time, or to graze,  broubc, or feed upon any of tht- streets.,  squares, laues, parks, alleys, or public  places of the City, or upon a-iy unfencea  lots or unfenced land within the city 'limits,  under the following penalties against the  owners, or k< eper , or pei-sons having charge  of thc same,  viz:���������     ,  For each ox, horse,  mule, ass, bull, ������  cow, or other cattle.  S3 00  For each swine, hog, sheep,  or goat  or other animal.............. "1 00  For each dog.    ..... 0 50  4 7. If any of the auimals mentioned in  section 6 of this By-law (except dogs registered aa hereinafter mentioned) are found at  large or trespassing within-the limits of the  City of Cumberland, or grazing, brousing,  or feeding upon any of the streets, squares,  laues/parks, alleys, ; ��������� public places of the  said City, or upo;i any���������unf.noed lots or land  with'.n the City limits, it ahull be taken by  the Pound-keeper or his assistanc and driven,Jed, or carried to the City'Pwuud and  he there impounded-, and it shail he the duty  of the Pound-keeper so to impound such  ���������mimals.  S. Any person or persons who find any of  the auimals mentioned in ..ectioi- 6 of this  By law, running at large or trespassing'  within the City limits in contravention of  this B.s.-Law may drivx, lead, or carry the  animal to the said Pound, ���������������������������nrl it shall be the.  duty of the prmud keeper'- to receive and  impound the same, a-ad p-ty for���������  Worse, mule, bull, cow. or  other cattle. .     $2 50  E.ich   .-.in.,    hog,    .lu-'ep,  goat, ov other animal. .. 50  Each dog.  50  9. It shall be the du<y of all officers and  constables of   the  police force  of   the said  ��������� citv, whimever they see or .meet, any/if ihe  animals mentioned withirT.ection 6  of .this  By-Law   imining   at   large   or,  tiebpassiog "  withiu the city limits  in cuntraveutiuu  of  this By Law or whent-ver their attention'" ia '  directed by any person to ,any si__h  animal  ��������� running at l.n-ge or tieapaasnig'^s afbiesaid,  to immediately take charge ot am h" am.ual,  and'drive, lead, or carry, or cau.e the same  to be driven, led, or carried to ihe Pound.. '  " 10.  Xhe Pound-keeper shall daily furrii.h  vail   animals impounded  in the'City P.-und:  '/with good'and   sufficient food, wat.-i, she!-'  ter,   and attendance  ai,d-for so don,</ shall  demand   and   teot-.ive  from*  th  ., respectn e'  owners of such animals or from the ke-'peis*--  or   p.-rsons   in 'who.-e charge'the   animals'"  ongho to be, for the u-e of-the Co,-pora.tto.-,  tho following allowai.ce'over and.above the  fees for impounding, nan-eh :���������   '.   '-'  For each horse, a.s;., mule., bull,   cow or ���������  iithor cafhj, Sl.'oo per" dav..'. __-  For oach swine, hog, snet-p, "or'g'oat, or  ether animal, 5()l'.1s. per day. -  For each dog 25cts. por'da'y.  r ��������� -     (1  11.  If the owner of any auimal .impound-  ���������ed, or any other p.raon en'titied4 to   redeem' ���������  tho sinie, --hall appear and,, claim  such jaui-4'  mal at any time before the sale   .heieof   it  shall be the duty of the P������.nndkeeper or'hia  assistant, uo deliver up the same  on   receiv-  m-,'the amount in, full of the   penalty,   and  the allowance   and  the expense chargeable  for each and  every animal,   and iu addition ���������  thereto if the animal redeemed is a dog   the  aimurtl fax therefor.  ' 12. When the Pound-keeper is aware of  the name and address of the owner of any  animal nnnounded he shall, withm 24 hours  of tho imp< uoding, cause a letter or pose  card to be sent to such owner with a notification of such impounding.  13 It -hall be the duty of the Pound-  keeper, or his Assistant, before making delivery of auy auimal so impounded, before  sal<-, or on payment of surplus money after  sale, to obtain from the person or persons  claiming the same, his, her or their name or  names and residence, aud to enter the same  m a boob, together wth the date when .ueh  animal was impounded, and the date when  tt e same was sold or redeemed as the c^se  may be.  14. If no person shall appear to claim  such animals or animal so impounded, within three days after the same may have been  impoundo-1, or if the person claiming such  animal shall refuse or neglect to' pay the  penalty and the allowance and expenses  chargeable thereon, it shall be the duty of  the Pouud-keeper to give at least five days  notice of the sale thereof.  15. Such notice shall contain a general  description of- the animal or animals impounded, and shall be posted up in some  conspicuous place at the Pound, where tho  same shall have been impounded, and also  at the City Hall. ; ,  1G. If at the expiration of the time specified iu the said notice, no ''person shall appear to claim the animal or auimals therein  specified and referred to, or if any person  shall appear to claim the same, but shall refuse or neglect to p-y the penalty aud the  allowance, and th������ expenses accrued and  charged on such animal or animals; it shall  be lawful to sell the same, and the animal  or animals shall.be offered to public compe-  tition and sold to the highest bidder by the  Pound-keeper at the City Pound.  17. If the animal be a horse,   ass,  mule,  .ox, hull, cow, or other cattle, it shail be advertised in a newspaper at least three  days  before such sale.  IS. If, after the sale of any animal as  aforesaid, tlie purchaser dors not'-immediately pay the price , thereof, the Pound-  keeper mav forthwith cause the animal to  be_ resold, and .o continue to do until the  price is paid.  19. In cane of the sale of any impounded  animal or animals, the said Pound-keei ��������� r  shall re'ain out of the proectd.. of the _'a.e  Kuffi-ient to Day the amount of the penalty  and the, a.l'o,v������nou and all'- cxpsn������.'_ chargeable h} him ou.account of the said animal  or animals.  ,  20. _N>>   person   or   persons  shall   i* eak  opeti,   or   in   auy manner  diiectly   or   in.  '1  1  -i  m  C  __!  ���������*!  ��������� A  ���������Ji  #._  *  ; 1  "y\  1 m  m  -4r  ) <M  y\  i:N|  .'<_ I'      '  THE   CUMBERLAND   NEWS  i*  Issued Every Tuesday  \r  W.'B. ANDERSON;  I.DITOJ.  The columns of The News are o44-;4 to a11  .who wish to express therein views o matter, of public'interest,   .' ,,        '  While we do u. >t hold ourselves re u*-.n_i-  ble for the utterances of correspondent..-, we  reserve the right of declining to';iusert  om-nduications unnecessarily personal.-'  TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 1903  .-'  'dheetly aid or'assist in breaking" open  r������ the Pound,, or shall take or - let any  animal or anim.'ls thereout, without the  -"��������� consent.; of * the Pound-keeper. - Each'  and every person w,ho shall hinder, delay or  obstruct , any pcr-.on or persons ei gaged'in  dnvi'ng.Jeading, Or carrying to, the- Pound  any animal or auimals liable to.be impounded under the provisions of this By-law ..hall,  for each and every offence, .be liable to the  penalty hereinafter mentioned. '   ,  21.  If auy dog'impounded as aforesaid is,'  "-"not redeemed within seven days   after  such  impoui dmg it shail,be lawful for t >e Pound  .,   kt-eper to kill it in some merciful m'_.m_er. ^  ���������   2*2.  Eveiy person   who'pays   the annual-  tax for a dog, as mentioned, m   fhe R< venue  By-law, shail th> reupon be entitled!to ha.ve  4 such "dog regist.red,'numbered, and described ni ,a bwoii to be kept for  this  purpose at  -i ho office of the City Treasurer,' and'to receive a m -tal badge or tag stamped with the ^  '"year for which the tax is'paid, and the num-'  ber of tin4 registration, and', in' caW any dog  j  shall be found at' large within rhe Munici-, '  . pality at any time without .uch'a iiadge   or  t'g as af.resaid such'aogjshall be deemed to  "'he at i'arge within the meaufng of .Clause* 6 '  '.of this By-law. .;       -    " ���������'  ",,,23 Jn'theeventof a dog being impound,  ei. and'the owner proving to the satis. ac*i'on '  i    of the Pound-keeper pr  the' Ci'V Treasurer  "    ".Ua-tho anuual'ax-ha'd been paid' aud  tne  .-, metal l-adgje or.t.g had been renioved.before'  ~  the impounding of the'dog,'it hhail-be  lawful.for rhe Pound-keeper to release such dog  "fr un the _ Pound .at* "once and enter' the   parti :nlar_ in his book.  ��������� . >, '  j - i  24.  It  shall- be  lawful   for the   Pound-  kteper, or his'assistant, or other persons as  'afi-re.aid, tojmuound   any dog   running   at~  large tn thejOity and not* wealing  a  metal  * bridge   or   tag   iu vaccordance, with the last  "'' preceding section of;this By-law... ,  ���������,'25' No pei son shall keep   or   harbor   any  *���������   douoro.h'-r  annual, which   habitually disturbs ,the quie. of auy person, or .my d.'g oi "  other animal whv:h endangirs the   s-afety of  .'auy .person by biting or otherwise. ,  , '2(>   No ho'ise or horses shall he left iintied ;  .- within the city limits, utile., und or the con-  trulof the owner or person in  charge.  -' 27. .Every person cpnvi'jtid of an. iufrac-*  tiou of any provision 'of .this  By-h.w   shall  forfi-it.'ai'd'pay. therefore  a penalty not ex-  " c-iidu.-J- li' y flollars.',   '  28._ A dog shall be deemed to be at large  wihin the meaning of the provisions of this  By-law when not accompanied by or under  the control nf the owner or person in charge  29   This .By-law may be cited as the City  Pound   By-law,   1902,   to   como into effect  c'  the. 1 .t d.iy <-f March, 1903.      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KILPATKipk-* ;g i  OOOOOOOOOCOOOOOOOOO  o  ' o  o  o  o  c  V  o  o  s  am  3009 Westminster Road,  VANCOUVER,' B.C. ������ ;  ������  Pruit and ' b       f .'  .Ornamental.Trees  Rhododendrons, , ; b  \ ; ���������:(     R ose s, /Bui bs,  HOME GROV\ N ���������*& .IMPORTED { A  Garden,. Field &,Flower Seeds  Gall Hnd examine_our stock'  '  '.../    " _  _    and^make your selections for.  .        " \  '\ , .. spring planting.', Catalogue'free  ' BEifi >-HIVES    and  "SUPPLIES  <nf  M. J.  HENRY  VANCOUVER, ^B.,0.  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Dated at Victoria,  B.C.,  December l������t,  1902.  CHARLES H. LUGRII*.,  Solicifci r for Applicants.  ���������V  r-\  '- j *'  - *.  * ^ . .. ..  ��������� it.  fegfsseg?1  _3_f_  Flies oi any Pattern Tied to Order.  Fancy Inlaying in wood and metal.  French Polishing. ���������  Apply  NEWS OFFICE. ������-__(>^__--_..Xt-fcd^_^_W4^_-_^  IT.'44   "*   **��������� m <*~ *r'-������^* *"~^   i  ���������iT    .IflT"1.' |f.    ... .fJ _*-----____-_."  -."-_-^_������-pja-tB_-j.-j^.ai-_i^ ���������&'US>C'&3*������-i'*u6-_J,*_  1.1  j_  A CORN  ARBUTUS  ���������  o  ���������i.  '?  o  '   .8  By Louise Robinson Rhodes ������  Copyright, 1901. by JO. R. Rhodes  Norven', Mich., A prll 20.  -Dear Bill���������I have a scheme.    Do 3-ou  .���������want lo go snucks?    You lrnow those ^  little pink flowers folks go daffy over'  ''' In spring? Well, Sis says there's heaps  grooving round here. Trailing arbutus  they call it, I thought it would be a  good plan for me to get a few bushels  for you to sell. Sis says she'll help,  only she'won't believe I'll get bushels.,  'But I will, though.. Say, there's a boy  sits right across the aisle from me who  plays   hookey   every   spring  and  fall.  ��������� Goes off  in   the ��������� woods   and   stays   a  ��������� , week or two hunting and' fishing.   No  body ever can   find   him. . He shoots  ' deer, rabbits, squirrels and things and  , has dandy times  fishing.     He has   a  " camp    Iri't ' hid    somewhere,  . nobody  'knows,   and   ."est   goes   when   the   fit  .comes on.    When he-comes back, he's  good as pie the rest of the year.   He's  looking out of the window now.   Won-  ��������� der if he's fixing' to go'- soon? Gee,  don't I wish'I could sneak with'him?  .. But'he hain't got any ma. Sis says  she's going to write your sister pretty  ' soon. The'teacher is looking at uie, as  if I am too still. I've been sneaking,  this in .school. Guess I'll have to stop  and'-do something to liven things up. -If-  you'll go snucks on the arbutus, let me  'know.   Yours truly, GRUBS.'  Yesterday afternoon I spent gathering   arbutus   for   Grosvenor.     I   wan-  .dered  "'over the hills and far away.",  My path lay along a track where the  red ore glistened like blood from the  wounded   heart   of   the   range.     The  great pines had been cut away to let  the miners steal the iron framework of  the hill.    A bluejay' flitted before me,  scolding all the way from  his nest to  the tamarack swamp.  '   Perhaps I fell a-dreaming as I gathered  my fragrant burden,   for a sad/  deep purple bad settled over the valley  before 1111 rued homeward.   A soft darkness hact  settled over everything before I entered the town.    The miners  wrro passing like gnomes intothe hills;  and everything seemed so uncanny that  I   was  genuinely   startled  when   some,  one suddenly took;my basket from uie.  It was only a schoolmate of Grosvo-'  nor's, who had joined'me, unobserved.  He,is a descendant of the old voyageurs  who first ventured jnto this region, and  their wild love of nature, breaks out in  him occasionally, with most disastrous  effect upon his education.' He seems to  know that I, tbo, love the natural world'  and has a sense of comradeship.   When  he took' my basket, he already had an'  armful of most perfect blossoms.    He,  had heard I wanted some.  Well, dear, this letter has lasted far'  into, tho night. ' My, eyes are heavy, arid  I lay'down my peii with the wish that  vour dreams may be'_as sweet as tho  the holes that the thread goek* through  when you sew them on." ���������'  ���������  '   And Tom said he would take them  right back and exchange them.  fragrance  yours,  of   my,' room:  Faithfully  MARIAN:  Norven, Mich.,'April 22.  " My Dear Genevicve-7-The 'first warm  days of .spring are with us, and I feel  as if new blood were coursing through  ,my veins as it > i* through the arteries  " of the great trees'around us.    I'am so  - much .better, the doctor says,-wo may  not have to spend another year'among  the,, pines.fl-iDear  old   pines!'   I  shall  miss them when we go. ��������� Just now. 1 hey  are  putting out   tender  green  fingersv  which point lovingly at the spring sun.4  Here-and there great patches of audcr  tongues .flaunt their brilliant yellow aa  one, passes.-  And, oh, Genevieve, the arbutus will  ��������� be ? out next week. '  Grosvenor wants  ^rnejo help him gather it for sale.   You  'can-guess how like sacrilege it seem3  to .sell'them, yet there may be a pleasure *���������___- sending  tlie  beautiful  bits   of,  fragrance .to "brighten   other'people's!  lives -as -they  once   did'mine.    I-"am  learning to pick 'up. the little bits  of  ���������pleasure trying to-forget that I ever  '"    Norven, Mich., April 30. ;  Well,   Bill,   here  goes  the   last ,box.  We've cleaned up'pretty good qut of it  'all, haven't we?4 What (are you "going  to do with your-money?   Guess' I'll put  mine toward a gun. 'I'want to go off  with the'Chap I "told you.of awfully.'  Ma says a camera would be1 nice.   Then  I could take views'of this part of the  country' to take home with me.    Say,  did you know we -are going home next  fall?    Marian's a lot better.   'Gee, but-  you did stick Doc Graham. .Asked you.  all about Sis. did ho?   Weil, he needn't  havo, 'for 'Sis don't ..like him anyway.  When' ho  came ,1,'ist night/ she cried.  Ain't girls soft?    I wouldn't cry.if a'  fellow cameto see me that I didn't like.  Ma likes him, though.    She. kissed, him  once. . He's real nice to me, so I ain't  kicking, but it don't seem fair to bother  Sis when she,ain't real strong yet.   The  fellow I said iss whistling for me ttTgo  fishing -with' him, so hero goes.   '  ���������    *;    -   '"       ��������� -' - grubs:.  Mas-ic-i-i-is*. Society.  ' Mystic and unique is the seal, right  in line with the mysterious character of  the organization that bears the monogram of the Society of American Magicians of New York. It is usually printed in red and white and is remarkable  for the initials "S. A. M.,", worked together in. such a way tbat"they are  readable upside down or downside up.  - Another curious feature of the seal  is a pair of' serpents in a circle, with  "their tails in each other's mouth���������the  Egyptian, sign cf' eternity. The motto  of the organization, which is made up  of all the magicians in the country and  holds its meetings on tho first Saturday  evening of each month, is, "Magic,  Unity, Might" '      '    ���������    ?  ', The first letters of the' three words  are an acrostic spelling '"Mum," which  is the spirit of the association, the purpose of the club being; to prevent the  exposure of their secret'methods and  tlie betraying of the mechanical means  of the magician tc arrive at his surpris-  inar ends. ' , ���������       ���������'      ri ,  DUDE WHO  DESCENDED.  of  Summed Up.  The Widow���������I want a man to do odd  .-jobs'about the house, run on' errands,  one that never answers back and is always ready to-do. my, bidding.     ������  ���������    Applicant���������You're, looking for a husband, ma'am.���������New York Life.  Bad   Breaks.  Chaffer���������You can stop your auto very  quickly,.can't you?' I-suppose it has'  ah eccentric brake? , *  4 Shaffer���������Huh! It's had all kinds of  breaks,, and they're all eccentric.���������  Philadclphia' Press.  >   ' .   .'Norven, Mich., May 1.  Dear,Genevieve���������John has come.   He  does care, and mother said she guessed  it all along. ,,He did not dare-tell mo  when I was ill for fear'I did not care  ^    -_ __, .._,.. an(1 "would feel sorry for him. "Isn't he  presumed to long for great happiness,    thoughtful?   We are to have the quiet-  Activity.   ���������,   - ,  , 'Wigwag���������It,m-ikes me hustle to pay  my rent.    . " .  Harduppe-^The question of rent keeps  me moving too.���������Philadelphia Record.  Embarrasses!. - '  ���������, "Are they lovers?"  ,"Yes. . Didn't you notice ,how  hard  it" was to get them to talk to each other'  at dinner?"���������Detroit Free Press  A  6>  Write me soon, and tell, me all about  yourself and what people are doing in  that dear world "down below." Faithfully yours,  MARIAN -NORTHWAY.  Norven, Mich., April _:_>.   ,  Dear Bill���������The box goes tonight by  express.    It don't look such an awful  lot,    but   Sis   says   it's.45 awful   email  bunches they sell for 10 cents, and not  very big  for a   quarter.     Most  likely  your sister .will know about how much.  Say, work Doc Graham to the 'limit.    I  (gucss he lik,es arbutus, for I remember,  he used to wear  it in his buttonhole  and seems as if he brought Sis some  once or twice when she was sick last  , spring.    I don't believe Sis likes him,  for   she   won't   ever   talk   about   him.  Say, the fellow I wrote about Is gone  again.    We found some dandy fish in  a basket on the steps tbe other morning.    They were for Sis. a paper said.  We suppose it is him.    Say, maybe tlio  old   maid   over   in   Pike   street  would  take some arbutus.    She used to have  her yard full of flowers.    Don't forget  to   stick   Doc   Graham;   and   perhaps  Miss Marks, who used to be my Sunday .school teacher,  would take some  if you told her   I got it.    The recess  bell has rung, so, so long.      GRUBS.  est little wedding in the early fall, and  then I shail see you for a little while  before we go to Georgia for thc winter,  for I am not to give up the pines altogether.  This is the happiest Mayday 1 have  ever known. I cannot write more now,  as John is waiting for me to go walking. We will'try to find a few last  spra_;s of arbutus. Lovingly your friend,  MARIAN.  v.                 ������  "y"  Norven, Mich., April 27.  Dear Bill���������The second box started tonight by express, 'as I telegraphed you  it would, but thought i would write  and tell you I'm glad you frozevlhat  Smith boy que Don't suppose his  flowers were as nice as ours anyway.  Course he knew you could lick him, but  most likely he sold out because he's too  lazy to do the work. Sis said it wa'n't  right to coerce bim to sell out to you.  Ma didn't say anything then, though  she looked funny. I heard her tell Sis  afterward that she believed every boy  was a primitive man and that it was  only by slow evolushun that he became  a gentleman. After awhile she talked  to me in her room. If that J.rnith kid  has got any more arbutus to sell, you  might let him, but chase him out of  your ward anyway.. Sis is writing to  Gene, so you will hear all the news I  guess.    Yours, GRUBS.  ���������p. S.���������The fellow that went is back.  He helped get this lot of arb. Have  you stuck Doc Graham yet?  1 Smith,   Smyth   niid   Sini.itli.  It is curious how'the little letter  has proved .a huge ditf erentium. For,  whereas the "Smiths," as a rule, have  been money ' making, the "Smyths"'  have show n themselves chivalrous and  aristocratic. While'the Smiths were  Roundhead the Smyths suffered for  Tory or Jacobite principles, according  to the London Mail. Apropos of these  variations in the spelling of the great  patronymic Mr. Compton Reade propounds a theory'which should prove of  comfort to both branches of the family. He hotly combats the notion that  the Smyths, Smyth'*-4, and Smiths have  assumed a variation of spelling to lend  an aristocratic flavor to a homely name.  "Nothing," he declares, "can be further  from the truth. The original form was  Smyth, just as the modem 'cider' is a  corruption of the ancient 'cyder.' So  far from the Smyths having Smythed  themselves I can discover barely one  notable instance of the change from  'i' to 'y,' but 1 can trace imiubcrlefcs  instances of Elizabethan Smyths having become Victorian Smiths. The rooo  spelling of the .word Sinijtl. is apparently due to the iDgeuipusness of some  medi-eval clerk, who, in writing Smyth,  took upon himself to dot both points of  the *y,V thus producing 'Smijth.' "  1 .   Stumped.   r (  He knows a dozen languages.  And scholars love to quote.  From various massive volumes which  0 In leisure hours he wrote.  ' He 'turns upon a hieroglyph  A swift and casual look  Aiid reads it just as easily  , As-if it were a book.      _  .  . And yet he stands .upon fhe curb      f  4   With*troubled brow and muses.  , He cannot understand the slang  The little newsboy uses.  ���������Washing-ton Str-r.  Incident  ot Travel.  Norven, Mich., April 27.  Dear Genevieve���������I enjoyed your little note very much, though it -was  quite too short It was like a brief call  from home friends. How I wish I  could really have a glimpse of your  dear self and give you a peep at our  paradise!  Careful, of   Ills   Fee tins������.  "Tom. dear,"-said young Mrs. Newly-  wed very gently, "it was kind and  thoughtful of you, and I appreciate it  ever so much, but a man should never  undertake to select anything for his  wife to wear." '  "What do you mean?" he asked in  surprise.  "These buttons you brought home for  me," and she held up a half dozen red  poker chips. "I found them on the  mantel in 3*our room, and I knew, of  course, that you had brought them  horae for me."  "Y-you can't use them, can you?"  "No.. But I appreciate your thought-  fulness just the same. You got them  at a bargain, didn't you?"  "Urn���������yes."  "Well, you were cheated. I don't see  how anybody who makes buttons could  have been so silly as to forget to put in  Wlieii    IFe   Bid.   Tlie-ve   Wiir*   l.oti  Troablu For tlte  Other Youtii.  "In iny younger days when I was  living on the farm .with the old folks,"  said a Detroit grocer the other day, "I  had certain ambitions, and one of them  was to bo''able to1 put up ihy dukes with  the best of them. ' I had a chance to  put''on the gloves with the hired man  and several country boys,' and in time I  came out on top in two or 'three scraps  in the village. I learned just41 enough-  of the 'art''to swell my head, and the.  day came when I fairly ached to knock  some one into the middle of next week.  "Qne day the old folks went.to town  and left me alone, and by and by,' as I  was**.working near the highway, a dude  of a chap came along iu a buggy and  called out: '���������  '* 'My deah fellah, can you tell, me  how fah'is it to Williams-on?  "'It'is nine miles���������uh,' I replied in  mocking tones.'   '    * ,  " 'Deah   me,   but  you, don't  seem  to.  like my way of talking,' he' continued.  " 'Naw������   I  dawn'.,    doncker   kn'aw.'  I saj's I. . ' , ���������>  " 'I' am almost ��������� tempted to descend  and' castigate you���������ah.''  "'Come down with you and' 1*11 give  you a spanking���������ah!'       ,.  "He1 came down," said the> grocer.  ."Yes,' tovmy surprise and'delight he  came down, and* I squared off'to tap,  his claret. If any one had told me that  I couldn't lick six such dandies with  one hand tied behind me,' I would have  called.him a liar. I)think I led for him  with my left, but have���������never been sure  about it." i> '  "Why haven't'you been sure?" was  asked. . - 9  "Because it' ���������' was .two hours' later  when a neighbor found ine in a fence  corner, and I had a broken nose and  two black eyes,.and iny ambition had  departed- forever. Whether the little  dude landed4*on me once or twenty-  times I can't say, but to this day my  old dad believes that' I was attacked  by a stray^ hull and tossed in the air  and left for ,dead. I" occasionally carry  in the morning ice or go down cellar  after a scuttle.of coal to keep my muscles up to the mark, but the very sight  of a-pair of boxing gloves brings out  the goose flesh and makes me seasick."  ���������Detroit Free Press.    ;       * - -"'  ' BP.iTlf-H SUPERSTITIONS  Odd I-'stnt-ici rtliic.-.i .>..t i-(il IIimi*/lc K������>lJ-������.'  1  X'oj-i;.'.���������>���������-V. _<n ii. j;,!  _; _:.-* lit 1>i!<- j_u_lii-    -  --_j_t"  <>;.' 1U1-   i!il|w, _������K u.iT.>it4.  At  the   approach    01 midnight     on  1    ��������� Had the  S-ime Effect.  "I hear that Jack's fiancee has made  him promise to stop smoking."  "That'so?    Well, mine has not said  a word'about giving, up the .weed, but,  ,our engagement has just the same cf-  'fect."  "How so?"-      - ' ���������   -  ."Every.-time I call all the cigars in  my vest pocket manage to get crushed,  and of course I don't smoke then."���������'  Baltimore Herald.- ���������  __-tA-fi_)t������_'  Sandy Pikes���������What makes yer so  muddy, pard? Been, ri din' in an automobile?  Billy Coalgate���������No; I went to sleep in  a vestibule, an' somebody wiped der  feet on iny whiskers.���������Chicago News.  Merely  Precautionary.  "You succeeded in life in spite of the  fact that you did not give much attention to study during your youth."  '���������Yes," answered Mr. Cumrox. "But  that doef-n't prove that education isn't  a gecd thing. I was so much afraid  that poopie would make fun of my  spelling that I was compelled to luistle  ..and got rich in self defense."���������-Washington SUu\   The   K-Oderii   Style.  "Is this, then, to be the end of our  romance?" he asked. -  "No."'she. answered. "My lawyer  will :call on yon in the morning. I-  have n bushel and a half of your letters."���������Chic.-'.go Record-Herald.  'If yesterdays were tomorrows,  I-Iow easy this life would be!  Then we never need make  The slight mistake  That stifles in voice of glee.  And tho past would be all unnoted,  Ancl we'd smile in tUe face of fate, -  And we never need -siish  As a day sped by,  "I have learned; but, alas, too late!"  ���������Washington Star.  Slmyly  That.  ?ro   I_lisibnrv--S.siiie_-t������,  "Is it true.'-'that Piker is financially  embarrassed?"-  "He is awfully in debt, but it doesn't  seem to embarrass him any."���������St. Louis  Republic.  The   Old  Time  Fiddler.  The old time fiddler's passing:,    .  An' death will shortly win him,    4  But the merry day is on the way;     1   >���������'  There's one more quadrille in him{  ���������Atlanta Constitution.  Botli Hoped.  "Well, may I hope, then, dearest,  that at some time I may have the happiness of making you my wife?"  "Yes, I hope so, I am sure," she replied. "I am tired of suing fellows for  breach of promise."  Ax-imal l-is:i_i_ly.  Darwin asserted that there is insanity among animr.ls, just as there ia  among human beings.  ���������Si&JS*  May���������What does Bertie remind you  all.���������New  of?  Maine���������Oh,  York World.  nothim  at  \. SugrseKtiye. ..  Chesty, the baker, and Jimmie, the  dago, had a.hot argument a few days  ago. It was nip and tuck for a long  time, but finally Jimmie exclaimed,  with infinite scorn and that lofty mien  which he assumes on occasions: "Me  no here for steala da chick. Me here  for killa da two -a.peop." That settled  Chesty.���������Sing Sing Star of Hope.  that  Suppose!  If I were anywhere but here,  "Where I'm supposed to be.  And I looked like another, and  Another looked like me,  How queer 'twould be, supposing  I wasn't in my set.  And I should pass myself ri_.ht by  As though we'd never met!  ���������Baltimore News.  Sloo-ilis-j---.  If the whole sky were filled with full  moons, the light would be no.brighter  than that of ordinary daylight.  Hallow ,E'_h    the gi'ls  in  the moorland   distri.'ts  used' to  go     into     the  gardens to   gather* sage lea-vcs,     one .  leaf  at each strOKe of the cloc.������.. Then '  they  said,   they   would  sea   the     face  of iheit* future husbands.  A common  jjrovorb,  too,  was,   '���������"Where    the sage-  thrives thc mistress is'inas-te'r." Sage  is-chopped  .still,   in  i-on-e parts,   and-  put ijj the milk cheeses in 'layers, but-  only for  Christmas  use.   .-Parsley    is.  supposed.to  have some sp'o-ial     vir- .  tue.     Jt goes,   they say,  seven   times  to' Uie    devil   be;'o:c  coming  up.      Jn  Anj.-"i,  thick coil.irs  of green parsley ,  are  tied round    tats' .whose    kittens  hav'-'  been  tal en'fronn tham/t'o   pre-'  wilt milk fe^er.      Marsh marjgold.s---  Ivingcaps���������us.ed to ho hung on   (pL'-her  sifle  the outer door   to l.eop. out evil  spirits,     but'it    was unluo.'cy to take-  these    flowors    indoors.       Hawthorn  bio.-:som"was not  s'uppos.'cl    to  bring,  deatirto  a ho1, so, as i's said    in ��������� the  southern   counties, ' ImJ, .to-bring   fevers.     There might be l^aso'n in   this!  in   the  hermetically, senlc-d   rooms    of".  ihe pas.. '  13y and by,  the best   /way  to make an    almond-flavored  essence,  for sweets is to cram hawthornJalos-   ,  soms into  wiclc-ueoked, bottlos, fill up-  with spirits,   nnd cork tightly.  .lie >_U:������r ii.r ".Vitoht-s. '  -   Burning the wood of the elder-will-,  bring    all    manner   of   ''evil   to (  the;  ho''..e:'  in  old-fashioned' cottage  gar-'  dens  it  was    planted  to ; keep'; away .,  the   influences    of   ��������� witch  or 'wizard.  Willow  wood is  used in some trades,  but' it-    is    U'i.lucky   to ' ma-ke .whip-',  "Stocks  of <it-     in  the^ Carpathians'' I  have seen'it  much <used for- making.\  ornamental   cigar   holders:  Cabbages,-,  the ���������Staflords-hire-folks say,   will iiov-i  er  get hearts if r planted    when,  -the"  moon- is on    the    wane. ,,  Strangely'"  enough, 1 at  our , Antipodes,   the  Maoris hold  firmly that the sweet pota- l  to will  never,    thrive' unless- planted  when  the moon     is .on  the    increase. ;"  .Also   ihe tubers'   must be laid north  ���������and'south.    If .tlie eggs'of a swallow  arc taken into  a  cowhouse,the  cows'  will/give milk    strea.kcd'^with blood.  [ have-*   a   'friend   'in    New    Zealand  who.'e 'favorite cow   did   this  bo_ause  he fondled  a little4 dog in    her    presence just at  mil-.ing  time, a strange'1  evidence of. her jealousy. ~    -  ' ���������   ' ... *      _  __   Coi-ur.a t>!   tr-CPS. ,       ���������  One of the siste-is who had care of  the bees  in   the    c*bn\ ent-garden   - a.t .  Stone told Mr.  Tv'ells  331 ad en, of that  town  that . on    the ' death    ofy their '  lady ,  foun'dre'-s (iin  18CS.*' the     bees ,.  found  their    way,   into    the    church  whore she layeiiv state,  and when the  (,  sister,     who    was  very  fond of     her  ben-,' went there she.saw a "beautiful  .  sight      They-had swarmed  in-1 a circlo.-  roun'l  the coflin, about a foot "and <a  half above  it���������some forming  a, corona rounC the head.     "Oh, 1 forgot to  tell tlie    bees;    'thoy    will go!"     she  cried.    Arid  indood they  all  went; she  never saw0them again. ,A niost comical superstition    is lhat if, you     are  boiling    . black      puddings���������a      local  dainty���������if you  prick  them and  think  of the   greatest  idiot  you  know,     it  will  keep them, from bursting; another odd  one,  that  if you    comb   your  hair  out  of doors  and  the  birds  get  any  of the st> ay hairs and put them  in  their nests, you will   Butler    from  headache.  A Bad j-:i.-c Dny.  In Staffordshire it is unlucky to  bake bicad on a Friday; if you are  obliged to do it, you must mark the  dou,!_,h with a c: osk, or tho witches 4  wi'. pi event its 1 ising. Jn the New  Forest, on the coutiary, bread baked on a l-'ri'day is said to keep good  for seven years, and also to cure  certain complaints. In a Surrey ,  shepherd's cottage I have seen numbers of little loaves hanging from  the rafters in the best room, which  1 was told had been baked on successive Good Fiiuays. The shepherd  told mc he had brought the custom  from Hampshire, and none of his  neighbors knew the virtue of these  loa.ve.-3.  A  quaint Christmas  song     of     the  Midlands runs4.:  The first day of Christmas  My true love sent me ���������  Three French hen':,  Two  turtle  doves,  Part  of the June pear tiee  I am  inclined to  think that     June  pear must originally have'been juniper.���������rail  Mall   Gavotte.  .      A Kiss Tax/.:.  .     '     4  The ancient town of H'ungorford,  in England, is the scene of a curious  fete each year on the first Tuesday  after Easter. Under a primeval and  time honored arrangement the au-'  thpHt'ts exact a toll from every  male and female inhabitant within  certain boundaries, the mas_ulii_e  tax being one penny and the female 4  levy a sch.4__d ki'_s. Two burly bea-.  dies, carrying" massive wands cf office, proceed from house to house  levying these quaint taxes, and it^is"  recogni.-'ed on tire day in question  any youth may with impunity embrace any maiden whom he encounters.  The-result is that a veritable carnival of osculation takes place year- .'  ly in Hivngerford, and it attracts  various visitors to the quaint little  town, many of whom participate,  though not entitled to 'do so, in the  delights of the day."  1  ���������i?  I  J!  -**' **-������  -in  a<  "When a Russian family moves, It is  the custom to carry the fire from the  hearth of the old house in a closed vessel to the new residence.  I  #1  m  ' - f  m  ' l  __.r  44v>l  m  "**^.Vf|  -^b m  1  $1  '  ���������1  $  I  "f  I  1  m  m  m  WW.  hi  f������-_  .-A,.,  ���������si  ���������V-vitl  1  Ml  .PIl  . 7'i!i  m  m  m  ..-* i,,  ii  fi  II,  If  m  I  II  ft  1.  ���������_������___ Qi  THE COMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  V.  A    telephone    cable , has just been  laid    bet\. een    Britain' and .Belgium,  -and is to be opened soon..  It .crosses  ,   the    Englis.1.   Channel from  St. Mar-  ���������garct's T.sy,  iiear fiover, to  a point  on thOrColgia'n coast near Ostend,  a  distance    of    over    sixty   miles,' the  "longest    submarine   telephone in the  world.'    The    charge  is to, be eight  ,  shillings for,a three minutes' conver-  -sation.      ' ���������,','''  31-1 ch, distress   and   sickness  in  children  , is    caused   hv   worms.      Mother   Graves''  Worm,   - Exterminator' (fives  relief  by   re-  movinp* the cause.   Give it a trial and be  convinced.   - <  , ''.Six   high     class native'officers are  ���������    to   be   in   attendance  upon the -King  as     Fmperor >  of'    India, from    April  next.       '  i .  MinariTs Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  - Cuckfield, Sussex, 'England, . has  just been visited by a Canadian-nam-  -ed 'Agate, ��������� who was once, a workhouse ' bo;4, , there. .1-Je thanked the  guardians heartily for the start they  gave him years ago by helping him  ' tp 'emigrate. .    ,   , y   '  ������������������ f * ' _________ '     '   ���������**  ,    >  llolloway's      Corn      Cure     destroys  all  kinds, of   corns      and "warts,   'root   and'  * branch.      Who   then ��������� would   endure    them  with   such   a   cheap ' and   effectual' remedy  within reach ?  . There are two classes .of men in the  world���������those . who make fools of  themselves'a-n'd those who'don't have  to. ' ,   ,-'  Ino   family, livinef .in   a  bilious   country  , should   be   without   Parmelee's" Vecretable  ��������� ,,���������*������������������,     A "few.-doses taken now and  then  will -keep   the "liver   active,   cleanse     tho  -stomach   and   bowels  -from    'all   bilious  .matter'and      prevent   Aerue.*    'Mr., *J. .J,  ,  Price.   Shoals. Martin   Co\   Ind .   writes :  '    >���������  have  tried'a  box   of Parmelee's  Pills  and,;-find'   , them4  'the   best    -medicine   for'  lever and. Aerue I have ever used ".  ,',   The    Fjast    Coast "folk  of- England  are moving;,so is their sea.   Frinton  urban " district council  (Essex) have  ttecided' to- promote a bill  in parlia-  ,ment to enable them to carry-out a  "comprehensive scheme of,sea defence  work at a/cost of ������20.000.   The sea  has. been, en roach ing  on land' in this  part,    of   Essex-   at thc rate of nine  feet,a year.     '    ,   /      ",* ,    >. \  '        '  .Minai-d's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia. .  *    "'   t  k -Wise1 is   the man' who\ desires  only  what he-can. obtain. {"..,     --,, ,"'  V   COLIC!  AND   P.rD_\rI_Y  DIFFICULTY.���������-  ' 3Er.  j: W.  Wilder.,'J '_' . Lefarftev ille,  N.  .v..   writes:    "1   am  sutnect to  severe at-  1 tacks ot*  Colic,arid jCidnev,Dif_icultv. ancl  find  ParmeieeJ& TMJl-.  afford  me erreat   re-  , "lief.' while* all oilier remedies have failed.  '. Thev .are, thev best  medicine   T   have   ever  used."-   In  fact' so   p-reot' is  the nower-of  this  medicine to.cleanse   and   nurifv  that  i.,.l"son.sets'*of   almost   cverv   name   and   nature  are  driven  from  the  bodv. "  Actors  may be  prompt   at rehearsal, but'there is always one prompt  er.*  MESSRS.  C    C.  RICHARDS  &  CO .  Yarmouth, N. S.  Gentlemen,���������ln January last Francis  LecLvir, one of the men employed by me,  working in tbe lumber woods, had a. tree  fall on him. ciushinor him fearfully He  was, when found, placed on a sled and  tal.cn. homo, wiiere crave fears were enter in mod for his lecoverv. his Lips bein.  .badly brui_ed and his bodv turned black  from his ribs to his feet. We used -diN-  A-ID'S LlNL.T [.NT on lum ireely to  deaden the pain, and with the u.se of  three bottles he was completely cured  and  able to   return to his  work '  SAUVIDU..   DUVAL  l_lfihi   -load.   T_4Isl.t   Co..   Que..  _vlav  120th    1S03  If the ��������� average woman had to  choose - between brains and beauty  she wouldn't hesitate long.  There is more catarrh in this section  of the countirv than all other diseaves  put together, and until the. last few  years was sunuosed to be -incurable. For  a erreat m.uiv years doctors pronounced  at a local disease ami proscribed local  remedies., find by con.tiin.lv failing to  cute vith local treatment, pronounced it  incurable Science has proven catarrh to  to be a constitutional disease and there-  iore iequu-es" constitutional treatment.  Hall's Catarrh Cure 'manufactured bv F  J. Cheney & Co Toledo. Ohio, is the  only constitutional cure on the jharket.  Jr. is taken internally in doses from 10  drops io a teaspoonful It acts directly  on tbe blood and mucous' surfaces of the  system.4: They offer one hundred dollars  for any ������������������ case ������������������������������������it fails to cure. Send, for  circulars and testimonials. Address,  ���������������*.��������� J. GI-Tl:*NF,y & Co.. Toledo, O.  Sold   by  dm .'tri-sts.   75c.  Hall's Family Pills  are  the best.  S__n_I  -iiitf   n   Creole.  Robert Pinkerton once told a story of  his father, the founder of the detective  agency, which illustrates the elder  Pinkerton's caution. A noted criminal  was detained in Pinkerton's Chicago  office. The elder Pinkerton left the room  and when he returned took the precaution of holding'a revolver in front of  him ready for use.  He4-saw.the .criminal standing by the  door with a snuffbox he had picked  up from Pinkerton's desk in his hand.  "This is good snuff," affably remarked the crook as he took a sniff.  "For the eyes or the nose?" asked  Pinkerton,. who knew that the ;crook'  had intended to blind him in an effort  to escape. . ���������  "Well,'* remarked the criminal, "I'm  sorry to say that the nose gets it this  time." '           Settled the Matter.  Criticus (looking at a picture of the  impressionist, school)���������If that's high  art, then I'm an idiot. -  Cynicus���������"Well, that is high art. .'  Don't  Flonkey with  a Cough.  Just a little tickling- dough  may not suggest any; trouble  but it is often the fore-runner  'of very serious lung disease.'  Gray's Syrup of Red Spruce Gum 'I  soothes and heals the irri-1  tated membrane and the  cough passes away. Gray's  Sjrrup of Red Spruce Gum  isv a carefully compounded  preparation, and is a specific  remedy for all throatandlung  affections. -25 cents a bottle.  One bottle   will' demonstrate its virtue.  Gray's Syrup  of   .  Red Spruce Gum  , Postpone- Her nn..-. ,. '.  o Miss Flora Shaw, the .well 'known  correspondent of the London -fimc-s,  was. once traveling' thrpugh Africa in  a bullock, wagon. The sun was' blazing, the bullocks were slow, the dust  was indescribable. She was' making  for ,a, frontier toAvnj where she* anticipated the-comforts of a hath. At the  entrance to the-place Miss Shaw,, dead  beat,^ dusty, and irritable, found herself confronted,,with the ordeal of'a1'  public reception. The officials read  her a^welco-ne. 'She was as'civil as  she could be:" Then'she* bolted for the  hotel. She gave but oue order���������"Hot  "water, -quick;!" ' _ . .  ��������� Sho sat on the edge of tlie" bed and  waited." Some minutes passed.* At' last  a; black .servant entered with a.t__i yes-'  sol, in'1* which there,,was something  steaming.������.Seizing it, Miss Shaw poured out a milky, odoriferous liquid. She  turned to' tlie servant for an explanation. , ��������� _     _ '  The'hotel was very short of water.  As a distinguished guest, a point h_><a  been stretched for her: They had sent  her the -water in wliioa ihe fish'had  just been boiled!  i _  "    Ancient   Trees.  ,The'California, sequoia's, are not the  only trees now living45!hut-wore already,  growing in the time of Christ. Slutze'r's  book on the largest and oldest' trees of  Bavaria describes" one that is 2,000  years old.    ��������� ' l ���������    ' -  Romnn   net"...  The nnfient Konians had marrniScent  beds, with cmnop.es over them "to prevent dust  from  fulling on their faces.  20 MILLION BOTTLES  BO*-..) EVERY YEASti  * TRADE  MARK-  ^���������-**������  Happiness is tho observe- of patn, unci millions nava been mads happy through belnt  cured by St Jacobs Oil of RHEUMATISM,,  NEURALGIA.   TOOTHACHE.   HEADACHE. LAMENESS, SCALDS, BURNS,  i.SPRAINS.BRUISES and all pains for which  an external remedy can be applied.   It never  , fails to cure.   Thousands v.'ho have been de-  'clared incurable at bath3 and in hospitals hav������  thrown away their crutches, being- cured aftar  using St. Jacobs Oil.   Directions in elaven  languages accompany every.bottle.  A Common  Bred Cow  When toned up by  Dick's Biood Purifier   yrtll   give   as  much and aa rich  milk as ahighly  bred aristocratic  Jexiieycowgives  upon or-  dmary  feed, and  a Jersey  cowwhen  given.  DICK'S  BLOOD PURIFIER  ���������will ���������wonderfully increase her yield  of milk. It saves feed too, because  a. amaUer amount of well digested  food satisfies the demands of tlae  ������ystemand every particle of oour-  B__Jjj__e_it sticks.  60 cents a package.  t&onaiag, MHos & Co., Agents,  MONTRBAU  ^_ai,/.,i-.-^'-'-->'HJ'"'''>4<,i4'->--  ���������' '___i_____  . Monlcey  Police-tn en.  In Hindustan monkeys are made useful, and tbey do police duty after a  fashion nnd often really assist the police in quelling; disturbances or suppressing riots. Sometimes these four  handed policemen act as protectors to  the weak and helpless, as this incident  will show:        - -  At Agra on'the platform of a public  ���������warohouj-e a little- street' arab had  spread bis rug in the shade o_ a stack  of , country produce and had just  dropped -asleep, when one -of .the'  '���������wealthy residents' strolled1 .up, with a  pet leopard that had learned tO'accom-'  pany him in all his ro rubles. '     V'  ''A troop of monkeys'had* taken post  011 the opposite side of the shed, but'at  sight of the spotted intruder the whole  gang charged -along the platform and,  instantly forming a semicircle about  the "little sleeper,, faced the leopard with  bristling manes, evidently, resolved to  defeat the .suspected ��������� purpose of his  visit. '   *  I. _-__���������_!-_ __���������.__*_ _������_?__<__-��������������� _������. IW m- '.'*>'. JXMTTtfffQgj  W.V  Ocean   C_i__a  Set an Fii-eXiy Waves  tlt is not often that the \va.:_s of the  o'cean can set cliffs afire, but they do  sometimes. ���������At J.aHybunniou, on tho  west coast cf Ireland,-the waves which  for, unnumbered ccnturias haver been  beating- against the shorcs^one day broke  into a great deposit of iroii pyrites and  alum. A rapid oxidation took, piace-,  which produced'a fierce heat rtid set  the whole cliff to burning. 'Fo- weeks  the *clu_E' burned like a vokr'i.o, and  great clouds of smoke and vap..:- rose in  the air. When tho fire died out/greaf  masses of lava and clay burned' ,to  brick were seen in every direction. ��������� '���������<  ' In; the arctic regions-there is another  such burning cliff, which when' last  seen was on fire for,twenty miles. The-  burning material was composed largely  ,of lignite, but is believed ro be _i_adetup  of several" other'combustible eliemical  substances, which had,been set on'fire  when the waves reached them. ? ���������   ,.  w4JuJibyk  CERES'   CHOICEST HARVEST  beautifully ripened wheat, carefully-garnered, ground by the best  process known to modern millers,  -   results in tlie now.famous brands  _,__of pure wheat flour,  j  ������giivfe's Hungarian   <  -AXD-    '..    \       '  Ogilvie's Gleaora Patent.  .���������*?  ,r Sugar and the Ilysi*4-"*1-*-.. '   .   -  Sugar is .doubtlefa a food.-' I. _sv,a  food of great-energy. -But we'must  not abuse, it,, says the Hevue Scien-  tifique. Why? .Because, according'to  M. G. 'Bung-.,-*ihe physiologist,' pure  cane sutrar is lacking in'lime and iron.  Now, lime and iron. are necessary to  the organism.' It is better<to take the  sugar, in the form of legumes and  fruits,rich in hydrocarbons. And what  is- honey worth? 'Very Utile also. It  has the same inconveniences���������it also  is wanting in lime ancLjiro'n."  It will be observed^ however, that  If , we consider;, all - the advantages  which, according to'the hygienists, attach" to various foodsi we; shall find  that it is almost impossible to get any  nourishment at all if' we want to adjust our diet to scientific teaching.���������  Literary Digest.  D*imas una  His-   Portlios.  Dumas, like Balzac, was fond of his  own creations; , Anions ihem all he  loved Torthos besr.,.'i'lie great, su..;s  vain hero was a child after bis own  heart. Ono afternoon, it is related, his  son found Dumas careworn, wretched,  overwhelmed. "What has happened  to you? Are you ill?" asked Dumas  fils. "No," replied Dumas pore. "Well,  what is' it, then?" "I am miserable."  "Why?" "This morning'i killed Por-  thos���������poor For thos! Oh, what trouble  I have had to "make up my mind to do  it! But there must be an end to all  things^ Yet when I .saw44him sink beneath the ruins, crying, 'It is too heavy,  too heavy for me!' I sweau to you that  I cried." And he wiped away a tear  with the sleeve of his dressing gown. '  S-isjp-cioi-s.  "Did Bonny ask you for my hand last  night, papa?" ' ���������  1  "Yes, my daughter."  "And v.*hat, did you think of the  young man?"  "I don't like' suspicious men, my  dear. I like a man who looks j*ou in  tho eye."  "Well, didn't Benny  eye, father?"  "No: all the time he  your hand in marriage  on my feet."  look you in the  was asking for  he had his eyes  Good  Ei_oiitvl>   P*or  a. Beast.  A droll little story is told of Mr. W.  S. Gilbert. He put up. his horse one  day at a small country inn, on the  signboard of. which was painted conspicuously the notice, "Entertainment  For Man and Beast." When liis lunch  was brought, he looked dissatisfied  aud surprised the waiter by saying,  "This is all very well so far,,but where  is the entertainment for the man?"-���������  London Tit-Bits.  Some-Mnsr  Harder.  Auntie (finding Jackie sobbing in. a  corner)���������Why, Jackie, what has .happened to make you feel so bad this  morning?  Jackie��������� M-ma m-issed some jelly.  Auntie-Ho, ho! I see. And her suspicions fell on you, eh?  Jackie���������No, auntie; it was her slipper.  ���������  In   (lie   Deist im.  "Tie's trying to get a   reputation as  the worst pessimist in town."  "He is the worst ahvady."  "Oh, no; he's only trying to be."  "But  he declares   he   knows   it  will  just   be   his   luck   uot   to   succeed."  '"'. YOUR MONEY  IMPERIAL  BACK IF YOU DO NOT LIKE  MAPLE SYRUP  ROSE & LAFLAMHIE, SELLING AGENTS, MONTREAL.  .!   '���������  ,o\  M  -ji������<  I - !     , .1'f *  ���������'  ARE, ��������� ���������YOO -'BUS LblN'Cii.?  fir8*- so  THE __*_-.SY 3U5LDSWS  thnn ������i-y^otUexL  '.14  ���������MIL  PAg?tf'  .1.ADE.  or  bulldlnfc)  It-Is verj-'inncii stron^v ar4.*. tli.iolct>r thnn any pother. ':"' C4^,v_i_ji._. B\TltU-  paper. It is Impervious t/> wind, keeps out colrt, *<ee^-;''"'..lin"'3 ,,OUSe,, but.  or odor, absorbs no inolatura, m'_p������rt_    ,10   1������������<'- ^%f'"' t1.-._!._.!.^i���������������    _L������d   all  v/Mcli It conies in contact.   Xt la _arp.lv. *-or*'   af-}>l'>*>   ���������������"���������r1rl*2������  **fA   ������t  for )inIiiC cold   slor.itrc   bullil(_fc-M. ������������ <-���������n   and   uniform   tt>mporntare,   and   *t  ih.h "_ar_|-^*ci___-^be olt.m4,* "*;,_:'.-iit������.sa.    t  Write our Agents,-jTEBS * l-'EBSS-K, -Wlnnlpcar, for samples.  -Ti-SE:  -S.  13-  EDDY O'O..  I~' m i-ted ���������  HUL.I-.  ������ai_itBB_8-__-_ra-3_^^^  WMJBVi  WuKf  The Frost 10 Wire and 6 Stay Fcnw  is the strongest aud heaviest wire fence made���������good openings  for good agents ' -���������.-������������������-~  WJAMITOBA  write us at once for terms,   __i.sk for catalog.  FROST WIRE FENCE CO.,       ^^^  cr&imjmru:rxixxexv4**2isanrrnjrxu  RICK  Tliis is tho tiiin} you aro ..hinkinjr ot pur-  rluiyiiis your Rricl. -it-ictiinery and  Yard Supplies. S*i c lune tlio best on tlio  Contiuo a, aiul rurni-ci from the smallest  m'oulM 10 a Coinj/lete I'lantof tho largos.  rapacity. \\'o iil.-o deal in all Iciiris of  _>l ill 'Alnubincry . untl Wood working  iMiiclilnory !���������, a specialty.  Wrho  for Catalogue and Prices.  J. L. Ncilson & Co. WinnSpag.  To    cit     is human���������and  the divine  part is to keep from beinff found out.  Jlonkoy Brand Soap makes copper liko  i.okl. tin 'ike silver, crockery like marble,   and  windows  like crystal.  Opportunities are hard to find and  easy, to lose.   ���������,....���������.-.  Clothing is worn  wash   that   in  common    soap  more in the  use  where  is    used.  E3KPENSE  T������E HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  Arrow  ___a-<:������=-,      ISS.O.  Then*   mlnculous   BprlnRS.  Minister to tn mind diseased,    Pluck from tho memory a rooted sorrow!  Bare     out th-    written.   troubl-O   o_   th������  brain.  And  with sweet oblivious antiaotee  Clea-nso   tio   stuOed  bosom   of   those,   perilous Btuffs  Which  wifih  heavily upon Kidney,  Liver  and  Stomach.  Therefore,  all ye who  bufler���������Give .phyv  sic  to   ihe    dofrs;   have    none  of  It.   but  como a.d be cured  at  The Hilcyou Hot Springs Saflitariom, B.C  TEFMS���������51B to  $18  per.  week.  .'��������� ���������     i       . ' ��������� *������  T���������H.   METCALFE.. &-.  Grain and Comnilss-on I**.erchant3.  -fiicrhest prices paid for wheat, oats,  barley or ffax in carlot.s, Wire or writ*  Tii6 for prices before sellinir. Liberal  advances made, on consiffninents  handled  on     commission.     Jjicensed  bonded. '.���������'',,���������  *_������. O.  Box,  550,  Winnipepr,  __Tan.  and  arid  .    FHOR.ST  NURSERYMAN  V������lL06UL.  A woman's idea  man who refuses to  pliment.  of a miser  is  a  pay her a coi>*-  AsU for t3_c Octr'.'-.o-a Kar  ���������VpVT  r-i-.  XJ.     B44-!--*.    -5-.1-3 ^tua^t^asF^V'c'*i*  L--^1-M--V_i__������fcj_U'_-___ <__������������������__������*-__���������  ,__.-l-.-'KJ.i  ri i   firf-ninniM-ii. -rrifrp" '���������'' ��������������������������������������������� ���������>���������    "  n ���������yMW-.l. -������-!_>_-1IX. M- J)-_J--4!->--  _������:_U^_lr^.:V_-_m-^^^  _MJ-_-u. ._ Jn -������������&>._-'/*T4ra _____t__r_iIUIi-- *_5>, p__������_^_-_J-_i..__j:__;-^4:^������_(_iU-__SS_=,B������. tT *���������  ISSUED EVERY  fl ttbscriptioii    TUESDAY.  ...$2 oo a yea.,  iflXTl. 36. Bn&erson. Bbitor.  ' __r Advertisers wlio *want their ad  charged, slioald get copy in, by  9 a.m.' day before issue.  ' ��������� The Editor will not be'responsible for the  views, seatiments, or any errors of composition of letter correspondents.  Job "STork Strictly C.  O. D.   .  Transient Ads Gash in Advance.  ORIENTAI. IMMIGRATION.  ' To a deleeatlon from' the' Trades  ' 'aud Labor Congress of' Canada on.  the 6lh of April,' Sir Wm. Muled.,'  '   Posti-.asier-Gener.il, declared positively  tficu the  Natal  Act,   if , re-  ' enacted in Bri.i.-h Columbia, would  be disallowed.    Pie gave as his rea-  "   son   uot  that it  was ultra  vires of  the Province, but that ;"if, whs m  .the interest of all that friendly re-  ' lattoiis should exist between. Japan  arid .the p'ominion." ' ;     -     .  ^ ^_-^M^__t|g-������-**������^ itiJJB-^IWB--^^44144***^ .  "    -The airsliips now being built by  ' Dr b\ A. Barton,.is?to be a combination of the balloon Villi the sero-  ' plane machine. '   If -this is succe^s-  ",   ful,   the   purpose-is   to   cominue  building similar apparatus, gradu-  ,   ali-y iiicreat-iiip the sizeof.ihe  -emplanes and ahe motive power hut  ��������� diminishing/."the iii-.-por'-ions^'or-th'  balloon,  until   the   practical con-���������  n_ercml   air.-hip   is   evolved.     The  ��������� ��������� perfi ct������-d  aiiship  Bhou.d   have an  , independent speed of'GO to 80 miles  .   an hour.  ���������<_��������� - -  nsro TJCB  FOR-  Hardware,  Tools of all kinds, . Paints,  etc.,  Crockery;  and Glassware,   .'Wall   Paper; Window Shades,  etc., etc.  j and everything you   have   been    in   the   habit ��������� of  getting   at  the ." Magnet"  43'  k___3 ���������'mss  TEA QUICKLY ENDEARS "ITSELF TO THE DRINKER.,  ' i  An electric le.-*., at-  R^'proposed*  as a mean's of determining whether  life is'extinct, has been used to show  When  life U-gii.s. I   No reaction i-*  -���������produced   if. the'matter  is lifeless.'  Applying this? method ...'hens eug**,  ' Augustus   Waller   had'found   that  ^avi������jLO_.Mfe biigmin 2-Tto 62" hours  ���������and  th^rdr^nning'df .incubation,  fails or is arres.et.,hen  development  continue to be absent? % "action  ' "*---.���������*  ,  o         -        *----  r .  The luminous flashes or "signal?,*'  from Mars will be eagerly looked  for during the f-tiring and early  summer, .as il will be sever'al years  before the planet will b? again so  f_.voural.ly situated, for stich observations.     The1 secretary of the Eri-  I  tish AstrDmical A.ssoci;iti<.n remarks  that these phenomena ai'e tbe most  interesting j'et observed,'as ihey indicate that the planet'has either  high snow mountains or clouds.  ATHLETIC   CONCERT  It is a pity this was'not better  patronized. Athletics oi all kinds  should be encouraged here, and.ihe  fact that a very exceJlen. performance had been gotten up.o aid in  defraying the expenses of Ue team  to Nanaimo to play the filial cup  match, should have been a inrther  incentive to patronage. Amo.g .be  many good features of the cv-ning  ���������Mrs Hi J I's song, Me.-srs Montez.  and Murdoch's brass"di.ei j' and i. I r  Schaffner't4 cornet spio, were pattic-  ������������������ularly''notice.-b.'e. ' Mrs Hi;], ii a  comparatively late arrival her^, a'od  will decidedly be in great demand  in singing circles.  S H. Biggs has received'his we, k  direct from the factories in the cast-  a consignment of Window Blinds,  f nil . colors and patterns, ��������� also  Curtain Poles in oak and mahogany, and Lace and o.her Curtains  in great variety. ' '  Wires���������c'oiitd. from first paj?e. .  Fern'ie," April 25'.���������Some 28 men  suspected- of' having a hand in thp  mob disturbances at Coal Creole  .nines', omj-larch ' 10th, h,He; left  .own. Of these there were'several  who' had   been   served   with -sum-  mouses.     .' .,  A sad-reminder'o'f last summer's ;  terrible disaster at Fernie, Upmiqre^,  'bodies'we're found iu lower dep'.hs,  No, 2 mine; last Thursday..     V.     '  Yokaharp-., * April' 26. -- Three.  J������ panose warVhips have been bnk-r-  -ed io Nio Chau4an g.     Ma rqii is!: Ho  has  held'a* fcecret conference with  the 'leading   Japanese   statesmen.  .The Ru-sian demands for privileges  in Manchuda have excited iho J*;P  anese pros? which insists on vigor  ..usacion.confidonttha.fthe^ni^d  States as -aell as Great.-Britain,wiil  support .Tii'i'an.  Ft-ki/r, April 27.-**-*���������*��������� R"&s-a *ias f]������~  inancl-d th..t Ch'na sign an'-agree-  menfpracicaily ceeding to her the  soy.ri.-i.-1-ty of Manchuria, and/excluding o* her nations. f;om -'that  count-y. ' 'The'Rus^ian'chaige has  informed Prince Ching,,president of  the * foreign 'office, "that no further  steps in the evacuation of Manchuria will be taken until the agreement is signed.      y ���������  London, April 27���������Officially an-'  noT-u^.. -���������svol.e_t-hat the Chh.esp  Government; hasseu_ io me Kussiaii  Government at St. Petersburg, a  formal refusal'to grant the latter's  demands -in regard to th.e evacua-  tion of Manchuria.  Nanaimo, April 27:���������Although  the week: commenced wi.h a somewhat 'sensational rumor that the'  the strike initiated by the W.F.M.  at Ladysmiih, would extend to  Cumberland and possibly to Nanaimo, there is no change in the  situation. Assurances/have been  received that there is no present,  intention of striking at Cumbcrhu.d  and the idea that trouble may affect,  here has been set at rest 'by both  Unions. This afternoon Nanaimo  miners held a special meeting to  consider the question of organizing  relief for any necessity cases at  Ladysmiih, but no definite action  was taken. A meeting was held  yesterday at Ladysmiih, as a re.-ult  a deputation consisting of the Cum.  berland delegates together with"  equal from Ladysmiih, left this  morning for, Victoria io endeavour,  for the third .and" probably the last  time, to discui-s"t he labor-difficulties  with :Mr Dunsmuir.  r 1*"i^i������w.-4M'*.4������������_n_.. -_������_ra-OU___-JJ _X____J_T1  ;,Victoria, April 27.���������Shenlon of  Nanaimo, Hutchin. on, Cumberland  and Pritchard, Ladysniith, are to-  interview Mi* Dunsmuir. * At thi-  writing they,have not met him. 'Mr  Dunsmuir this afternoon --aid he  would not "receive thc -delegates-as  long as they belonged to the Western Federation.    ,  Victoria, A-pril 27���������The following  n'ppearb iniJftrGazette just  issued:  ,1-Hon.  G: Hunte-,   Chief Justice,'  EC,  and' Rev.  E. S.  Rowe,  to be  commissioners  to enquire into and  report upon the numerous disputes  -re-ul'-ing   in   s-rikos arid  lock-outs  between   .and'   among,   owners   of  mio s and their employees in  -E.G.  Hcri.", G. Hunter, chairman; "VVT. L.  M.'Ein'pr, f-eertt^.ry; and F.W. (;id  donp, reportei of the commission.  GOTO T H E, BJ C .STOKE -  ������a-__,J-i./7ax4,_J__&*:*fc _������_*-7_-o  and   by   Paying    Cash   .get"-what   you want  ,10 per cent,  cheaper than you could, at the Magnet       .    ,      ,  FKW-    WE ARE CLOSING'.O'UT  THE MAGNET.  SIMON LEISER &'CO.,  CumbEP������land,.,  #irage:  Air    Dry  System..  O   r   facilities   foi   Soring/ Perishabie- Articles   are, ��������� iioyv  ,c    nplete. ������������������    Eggs,'  liutl'er,   Game,   Fowl   and    Meats- of  kinds Stored at  Reasonable   Hates. ., ���������   :ih.one  WARD Viii be paid for information .loading to ihe .con-  = -' vic.ion of persons appropriating or destroying our J.eer Kegs  i    ������MU-_-fl_---flM--_--M_������M������M-MH������ _ ^       ' J .  .UNION1 BREWING, CO,,. Ltd.,/ ,  4 27. ' D'Cr:-JSilUIit"3Ti-KST    ,' P. O., Drawer'.'45  WSS^m^Sl^^^S^MS3^^^&m^i^^������W^^S^^L  ��������� ' Provincial- Slcsvg-.tary's Office. ���������  HIS HONOUR ihe-Lieut. Govern of, in  Council   h^s   been   pleased  to mak'e the  following appointment :f^-: .   ^  , t 6th 4Apn^, -1903!  ���������JOHN Kks'ley, of the City, of Cumber-"  land, Esquire,' 10 "be a Member of the  T3o'.rd of Examiners for the Comox Coal  Mine, vice Mr. VV. Johnston, .resigned'.  Such appointment to date from the ist  proximo.     '     f -  35 !a  ui'lBakul4)  <*%  I'.iili  1 ' t * ,   *  For Orchard,   Field   ahd'Tarm, ,  ;  Highest Grades,    Best results obtained frocn tbeir'-uhe.     Adapted to all.  Soils.    Suitable for all Crops. ,  - ���������    . ,    ���������  .   ���������  ANALYSIS    AVAILABILITY &  SOLUBILITY'strictly guaranteed."  sGov.ernjii-KT   Analysis   of  Standard   Brands   shows   them   to;, be*  .  *      "*--.    above per cent of Plant Food  claimed. ���������      *'   v-  WISHING  __j3_^^_-_z_tB-e-x.-.--*e=iS=-_-  !  '-S'-'-Sffl-Ki-S^^  - "T*4*' WW?-"vssw' "*c?_rj!v ������������������������s-xt-t- -Trrr*4*44*44*4*'..  fm  MM  A Complete  ock in all Lines.  Iron'Bedf,    Sj rings,    Top \Jiif.tre5--.ee*,    Box Mattresses,     Washing  Machine-*,    Bedroom Sets,   Bed Lounges,    Couches,    Table0  (all kinds)*    Kit-.hen Clipboard15,    'Kitchen Treasures.  ��������� Do not b.uv without getting our prices.      We can save-'you  money    on    anythint-    you    may    want /in    these   lines.  - /'*.  AvLarge and com  -ple-.e- c*    '* -���������*  ������*c  10 per cent Discount for Cash  Simon Leiser 8l Co.,. Ltd.  Standard   For-.cut/ae. , ."���������   ;s    -. .,  - ���������''.*������������������"     , ."   '  Brand "-"A." ���������For Grass, ',Hay,   Grain,   Truck nnd, General .Farming      **"',,    -  BRAND ",B",��������� For On-hard.4, .Berries, Potatoes,  Roots,  Hops or any crop where,  c I'otaV'is  'arj-eh   needed! '< ' '.,'.'',-'  Brand, "C"���������For Crops on   Weaty Sojls, Clovers,   Pease,    Beans- or   wherever  Nitrogen is not wanting.' \ >��������� y~y  We also carry a complete-stocl. of   Muriate   of ^Potash,   ,Sulphate* of   Potash,  K. inite,'Supei-[)hosph<i'e,":rhoma>  Pliosph.ite ancl'Nitnm.   of   So'da.'- .   " 4  [S������,__t<-CC--X-U-_-CU--tSII *Ti3  i'licet., r.niphlet and Testimonials ad dress  *    Victoria   Glwrnicaf. Co.  VICTORIA,   B.C.  Ltd..  U   12 02  ���������y-<m#������ntm^mm*t  BSZ&SSBB&JEBSaSBBSSS -5-'*'*---gS_SE?*^  ]" HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the 15th, day of June, a.d., 1903, at 'the hour of  ". 10 a.m , at,the Court-house, Cumberland, -I shall offer for Sale by Public Auction ihe-Mineral  Claims in the list hereinafter set out, of tha persons in said list hereinafter set out, of which .Ciown  Grants have been issued, for all Unpaid Taxes accrued, due and payable on the 30th day of June,  1-902,.or accrued, due and payable at an*y 30th day of June, subsequent to the date of the issue of the  C own Grants, and remaining unpaid at the 31st day of December, 1902, and for the expenses of  advertising this notice.  If fhe Taxes and Expenses of advertising, as set out in said list, are not paid to me on. or before  the d:.y of sale, the Claims may be sold to the highest bidder, and a conveyance executed to the purchaser of all right and intertst'in said Claims legally alienated by the Crown by the Crown Grants  thereof.  In the event of theie being no purchaser, or if the price offered shall not he sufficient to pay the  taxes and expenses of advenising, the land shall absolutely revert to the, Province and the Crown  Grants thereof shall be deemed void.  LIST    ABOVE    MENTIONED.  Name of Person.  Chanuc Miuin'g-'Co,  Douglas Pine Mining Co., Ltd.  Nash, Martin  Whale?', William  De Beok, Bauer & McKinnon  Bauer,  W, A.  ������<  ������<  * tt  tt  STAN LBV' H. RISES,       Corner Store  _______S_i_3_Si___^^  Cul'en, James  De Beck,'George W.  MacKinnon, John M.  Ferguson, Robert Chas.  Cuba Silver Mining Co.  Description of Claim.  White Pine,     ���������  .Douglas Piue  Gold Exchaoge,  Cone Fra.n,  Champion,  Commonwealth,  J ehuie B, ���������  Julie,  Enid,  Stella,  J.lucherr  Wellington,1  Waterloo,  -Contact fracn,  Copper Kintr,  Copp'-r Chief,  15!ue Jacket.  ..Silver King,  Theo-Jo.ia,  Aiinie Laurie,  I.sis,  5 .iv. < side,  Shamrock,  L)t234, Thurlow Island,   46*93 acres  271,'  "   272.  tt       07'-i *���������*��������� ���������*      4  "    27o'.   Fanny, Baj%  . " ^.277,        "    - "-  ���������"   27S,  Phillips Arm,  "' 233,  "   230,  "   2S1,  ���������������   2SS,  Frederick Arm,   49'22  "   *-:S9 " *'       48*73  ������<    ono' " "'       37*99  ..   3i>(J*      ������������������.���������������' ���������" *75  '��������� JSH5,  Mitlaapina Inlet, 45-14  31 02  14-70  ���������52  22 05  20 "So  42-53  3S-84  4(i-2'5  25 60  tt  " .1834,  " 1S33,  " 1S32.  ���������" 1S31,  ".  ;.Sfi,   Phillips Arm,  "   385, "        " 40* Ui-  "   3S7', "        " 45*71  "   416,' Loughboro',Inlet 34' 1.1.  45'55  39 03  44-21  44*  51 ��������� 65  tt  it  i.  it  ������.  ii  <c -  (C  ((  ((  ;(  11%  if  c_  C_  03  X  0    H  ������58 75  24 00  11  25  75  5 70  21 00  32 25  29 25  35 25  19 50  37 50  36 75  25 50  ���������    lo  ��������� 25 00  25 00  20 00  22; 50  22 00  13 00  11 50  11  50  8 75  a  oo "-*  -> 2  03 \3  . n t-  <d a)  -_. >  SO 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75.  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 76  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75.  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  .    0 75  TOTAL  $59 50  24 75  12 00  .1 50  6 50  21 75  33 00  30 00  36 00  20 25  38 25 '  37, 50  ���������.���������._.{. 25  1 50  25 75.  25 75  20 75'  23 25  22 75  13 75  12 25  12 25  9 50  Dated at Cumberland this 13th day of April, 1903,  JOHN BAIKD, Assessor,  Comox Assessment District,  Cumberland Post Office,


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