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Array t  V   v.*  NINTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,    B.,C.,'WEDNESDAY,   AUG. 20.   1902.  ,*jW*_*L_-a-_-^_S^^  Bgrrrmwaema^xagE.  iBBRsmssasmm.  COUNCIL   MEETING.  ' (August 11th.)'  1"  :  FLOUR  OC LI VIES   HUNGARIAN  ���������AND  THE   LAKE  OF  THE WOODS  ' '       ���������ARE  THE   BEST   BREAD     FLOURS���������^  Made in the Dominion, ,  at and on  view in the, windows of  1  FOE, SALE  THE  BIG    STORE  SIMON .:IrEISEJ&  SFXF^i&^jffi&Wfr&B.  -TfmmMmzmmsmm&EBmssm^^sm  6^ez?g������gg&^^ ggSSfegg^_������e������gge<s*  ���������V  Jkfici!p  -61  YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B. C. ,  HARDWARE, M-ILL AND-MCNING* MACHINE si _\  -AND FARMING    AND   DAIRYING   IMPLEMENTS'  .OF A LI   KINDS.     , *'      ���������        ���������   V*<".   ,-'    y'.,(.r-4  . J^|,'v.Agents foi MoCormickHarvesting Machinery. ��������� ' . '  '- ���������    r_1   , Write for priee-\*ahd'particulars.    P. 0/Drawer 563.., 7      .   -  Minute'"! read and adopted.  ���������'   Reports ��������� From   R'.. Hornal  re  work on streets and scavenged ng.  Received and filed:  From Aid. Reid, -chairman of  Board of, Works, who" spoke of re  ports being circulated*that he,had  purchased property oil Dunsmuir  Avenue, and that 'he had used his  position as Alderman to have a  sidewalk built,'"to his place. v He  characterized this as a false, malicious slander. He had spoken of  this sidewalk'long before he had  any idea of purchasing property in  thai quarter. y  .    From T. E. Banks'-re" collections  find ciiy woik. Diphtheria pa'ients*  were progressing aud there were no'  .new case?. ,    .,'.. ,,,  ; -Tenders for insurance from Otta-  ,'���������������������������' ft  wa Fire Insurance Cp.-^No. l,iFiro  Hull", on $500, $12.50 ;' ,No, 2 building, on $800, .$23.20 ;��������� No. 3 building,'on $700, $13.20* jail "'for term,  of 3 v'ears.���������    ' - ���������'. .  *> ���������">  ,   There being no other tenders, the  Ottawa bid was accepted.  Ciiy C-erk*here asked,for le_ve of.  absence for a week. ,  Granted.   '  '*   NEW'BUSINESS1.   ." >  ,  Speaking of'sidewalk down Dunsmuir-Avenue, Aid. Reid brought  forward the f<-ict that the sidewalk  had been talked of for over a year,*  and  that tho  late Mr   i-Jic >HTiad  ��������� t  been put to great inconvenience, by  its not- being built soone;.    He* did*  not   think  th������t City Clerk, should  give   infoimation -to^any  careless  qiustioner.      The Councii meetings-  w������'re open To them:     .."     *" \ .  City Clerk explainedaha't .'a .per  HIGH, SCHOOL.  The public meeting, advertised to  be held in the City Hall last Wednesday evening to discuss matters  with reference to the'instituting of  a High School for this district, was  successfully carried out. Mayor  Willard was voted to the chair, and  T.'H. Carey acted as secretary.  After a few preliminary remarks'  by, the chairman the motion* that  Trustees open a High School, on the  1st September was unanimously  carried.' The following resolution  was also'agreed to, "That in the  opinion of' this meetiug the time  has arrived-for a High School to be  established in this district and that  ������ r  our member of parliament, Mr L. A.  Mounce,  urge'the  Government to  take  the necessary steps  immediately.'' ,;     . ������  Votes of thanks were passed to  Mr Mounce for the good work he  had done in endeavouring to bring  this matter, to a sucoe.-sfuT issue,  and to Mayor Willard for presiding. <  The following telegram was received by the,- secretary of School  Board from <Mr Mounce, M.P.P., on  Friday:��������� ���������  Victoria, B.C., Aug. io.' 1902'.  T. II. Carey, Cumberland.-  " Everything O K���������School to be-  gin September, 1st." ,   ,, .  ��������� ' L. A. Mounce'.  I    "  nxa_Ea_GBSS_-i_K  ���������BABY   CARRIAGES��������� .  W fch Parasol,   Hood .or Canopy Toys. ,anri  Rubber. Tire Wheels * $14*0 "$35  ���������GO - CARTS���������  That are adjustable to any position, com-  plete with Parasol Top, Cushions ami Rubber Tire Wheels.'   $11 40 to,$25  Our Assortment of Patterns was never ab  large as this seasons-- Our Makes the Best  Write for Illustrations and give us an idea as to style wanted.  WE.ILER   BROS.,        Home  VICTOBli.,    33 c.  FURNISHERS.  ������������������WRITE"  FOR  Prices  A  it. >,  IS?  fc  n  -MASON &RISCH"   PIANOS.  "CHICKERING" PIANOS,  ORGAN.  J*i   AND  THE....  VOGALION  ���������BoatruvsaKis  III    mi iiml-TM  I MW-tlW  EASY  TERMS  GIVEN  ���������it*-..  123 HASTINGS ST.,  Vancouver, B.C..  88  GOVERNMENT ST.,  Victoria, B;C.  ���������-x-D'R.-sr   "ers  a?*o_a  JOB    PRINTING  MMMITIt." t "WJW1W8 (ET^_*r_* ������*"���������������������  Work of Evei~y Description  at Moderate Rates  ���������sorTliad simply a'sked-.him-wh'icii of--  -two'sldewalks had* been "pWsecL first,  -and Tie< had ���������answered- th'-'at-- he believed    another   had   been   passed  before the Dunsmuir Avenue one.  Aid. K������-id brought up, the ques  tion of milk inspection.-, The government send- an inspector, and  the Council had a right to know his  report. -HeQ moved that the City  Clerk be instructed ' to'notify the  different milk vendors to send copy  ' f their certificates to him before  next meeting* seconded, Aid. Bate.  Carried.  Moved Aid. ReiJ, seconded Aid.  Bate, that contractor for-erecting  electric light poles be notified to  cover up post holes as soon as dug  so as to be- safe for foot passengers.  , Mr Carey, secy, of School Board,  said lhat in the opinion of the  Board the school" grounds had not  been left by the contractor for moving the. buildings in a proper condition and asked that the Council  ��������� ���������  th'-niselves view the grounds.  Motion put ai d carried, and  Board of Works instructed to view  grounds.  Mayor Willard brought up the  question <f the vacancy in Council  by Aid. Mitchell's leaving, and'  thought.that an election be called.  .Aid. Bate thought they might  let the matter -go until the general  election.   .  Mayor Willard disagreed, as  peop-e might think that the election was delayed purposely, .  Moved Aid. Bate, seconded Aid.  Calnan, that Clerk be instructed to  call the election for the vacancy.  Mr Banks reported that Mr  Combs now paid $1.6o per month  scavenger, and he had charged the  Lindsay House the same, it being  on the same footing.  Council adjourned.  %  s*  LOCALS.  __2^  it  -ss^ssssgss^^^g^^^-s^g&ggg;  ..-f  n-j-cauve-B  MILLINERY.���������Goods at Cost  Price at Miss Nash's Millinery  Store,. Dunsmuir Avenue.  ���������The infant ^son "of Mr' and Mrs,  Alex:-Grant  died* ou   tbe  9th   of  August- at Nanaimo." >  ' A'well-known'business, man in  - Nanaimo was. fined $20-* for  naviug ���������  grouse   in -his  possession', 7out .'of.  season.        . ' *' ..  MILLINERY.���������Goods   at   Cost  .Price   at   Miss   Nash's * Millinory  Store, Dunsmuir Avenue.  A number of officers of the flag  ship Grafton, now lying in Comox  harbour, are enjoying the fishing  on Courtenay river. Some laige  catches tr* ve been made.  Messrs Moore Bros, have just  opened a beautiful assortment of  jarduiie es of French majolica, in  blue, gold and white, pink and  twhke, etc., also very handsome bedroom sets and assorted china aud  crockery.  The electric light masts are going  up quickly. All down the Camp  shows a row of them, and the whole  will be erected in a short time.  Meanwhile, the Hindoo Company's  force are wiring up ready to connect when ail is in running order.   ,  Miss Hattie C. Clarke, daughter  of Mr M. G. Clarke, lighthouse  keeper at Entrance Island, and  lately in the employ of Stevenson  & Co., Cumberland, was married at  Nanaimo to Mr Alex. Gibbons, an  employee in Caldwell's tailoring  establishment.  Comox harbour is quite lively  again, besides the flagship ;' Grafton " the " Egeria " and a torpedo  boat are lying at anchor. The  Grafton will enter on target practice, and the Egeria will do survey  work, before returning to Esquimau.  FATAL   ACCIDENT.  As the 6.15 work train came in  towards the station from  the" Lake-;  for the 7'o'clock shift last Thursday morning, the crew   discovered  the dead body of' a man lying by  the track,   near  the station.  - The  remains were identified as those tof ,  ���������Joseph Butcher, or "Butch" as he,.  was  generally  called.      The   head  was smashed   in on one side, one*  foot was cut off, and  also part of,  .one hand.,   From all* appearances,.  the poor fellow had been struck by  the   incoming' train   with'the   11''  o'clock  shift  the   previous, night,  'while   he  was  oh , his way to his *'  home ��������� at the Lake, ab  he ,left the  Union   Hotel ��������� shortly   before   the--  train   arrived,  intending  to  get,'ft!,'.',  ride-back to the Lake.     The Bup"-vi  position is that he Had heard  the--;---  train   whistle  at ��������� Chinatown,',Janct$V'  'had imagined.._tha_t._s.he_had been in,-- ',*.  'and   had'again' left for   the Lakeland had   taken the  track,to walk  home,  when  the  engine, came up  aud struct him.     When found, his  faithfulTittle' terrier was lying on  his dead'bod.y. ahd'had to be driven  ��������� off befoio it could be lifted, the dog  snapping at all who tried to touch  the remains.    After removal to the-,, -  undertakers, an inquest  was held,''..  the verdict'being accidental death...  -  The funeral,  which was largely.  ���������attended, to^k place from Trinity <  Church to the Cumberland cehie-  tery, Rev. ,Mr Cleland* officiating...  The  deceased was an old,timer in''  Union, haviug lived for a longtime-*   ���������  at  the  Lake  with   Mr   Whitfield,..  ���������>'  with whom.he has been associated,* -.  for maiiy years pasU - ,;< I '-,   .-  He was a man. of kindly heart' 7  and'of disposition'without'harm to*1-*  his fellow  men, and his untimely;'.'  demise is^regretted^by all .-who-haif" 7  come in contact with him in life.   -',  .A Chinese firem'aii, while attempting to jump from"a moving" train at7  Chinatown last(Wednesday, became  entangled and dragged   under the  wheels.    One leg wascut off at the  ankle, and the other just atovethe  heel.     He was-removed to the hos-"  pital and the 'mutilated   members,  dressed by the doctors.     It is said  he will live.  The brigantine u Blakeley !' has  returned from Cocos I-land' with  her, treasurer - seekers after an  absence of seven months, having  left Victoria on the 6th January.  The vessel will be sold to pay the  waRes of the crew.  Electric Ligliting Oompaiiy,  Notice of Sale of Shares  According to a verbal agreement  wah the Public a limited amount  of this stock will be sold from  August 15th to September 13th inclusive. ��������� Shares will not be sold  after above iate.  Inquire of  Geo Clinton,  President, or   C. A. Staples,   Secretary  and Treasurer.  13-8-02   5t  MISS BEST, the Great Phrenologist and Palmist, (gold medalist)  ���������will be leaving' shortly after Pay- .  Day, Aug. 23rd. Positively your  last chance. Miss Best is staying  at the Waverely House. -  King Edward has signalized his  coronation by presenting Osborno  House, one of.-the late Queen Victoria's favorite residences, to the  nation. Ii Avill probably be converted into a convalesant home for  Army and Navy officers.  FOR SALE, Cheap, a Good Bicycle  in first-class condition.-���������Apply,  "News" Office. ',  '���������i  .���������_. I  '-'I  *-'*l  ��������������������������� i:*l  '***��������� t ; ir* tit' ''  7 - -T :*->;'<  . V.!'  -,   f        "-  ' *���������  1  mom u  It  ��������� <a  .A ������EOF GRIT.  ���������By MAJOR    ARTHUR'  GRIFFITHS.  'Copy-wrig'ht by R. F. Fenno & Co.  '"Slay���������you used to say that there  "could be no nonsense between us; that  I was only a' pauper, a harmless,  in-  'She was the most absolutely charming  woman L had ever seen.   -  significant nonentity, and impossible���������  ' whereas if i were a duke, or an American millionaire, you might���������perhaps"���������  ' ;'*Do you1 mean to say that you have  ��������� been'deceiving me all this time?    I'al-  ��������� together  refuse  to  be  bound  by  any  unguarded words I may have uttered,  j' -and.if you' persist shall also decline the  " ihonor of your, acquaintance."  ,,'     "Hear, me out, at any rate," r plead-  -. 'ed,  as I  seized  her hand  and  gently  ���������.-drew, her back,  for'she  bad' now got  up and was leaving me like a frighten-  -ed bird. '   :  Then I blurted out the whole story.  .. 'in that clumsy, blundering way a man  >-has when his' heart, is ,full and all his  ,   happiness depends on what he is saying.   Still never a word from:her, until  . -at last I cried despairingly.  ��������� 'Frida, ' darling, 'my first* thought  when.I- heard of this fortune was of  ���������you���������say you will share it with ine."  , , "l think you have been most abominably deceitful and underhand." she  ���������faltered. "You should not, have kept  it from' me, I< had a" right to know.M  should; have been,told���������I���������I"���������  "I only heard' the news myself this  very morning."  "But just think what people would  say. I should be called a mercenary  wretch, accused of selling myself for  your millions."  "They shall be yours.    I will make  them all over to you atonce.   I do not  care for them ono bit, except that they  give me the right to ask you for this."  I took her gloved hand and kissed it,  ^but she herself, turning her blushing  face up to mine,v offered me her lips.  When I left Prince's Gate I seemed  ��������� to tread ah- air. We had been among  the last. Frida and I had lingered ou  among the azaleas till Mrs. Fair-  holme's patience was fairly exhausted  and she came herself to end the tete-  a-tete. I think she saw enough in our  ���������conscious faces to comfort her with  the hope that the pains of her chaper-  ouage wero approaching their term,  and she heanily indorsed Frida's invitation  to come  to  lunch,   and   come  " -early.  Then, I saw them into thoir carriage,  ^.I'PJ"*'"'-**'  their   proffered   seat,   for   I  * -wished to be alone with my new found  -happiness.  The night was One. the air . soft,  -under the pale sky. for dawn was near  ���������at hand, and I stepped out gayly, with  ���������all the "buoyancy , of one with whom  the world went v.*ell.  I was brought up shortly and sharply  to the realities of life by running up  plump against my "shadow." The  man who had_ stuck to my heels so  pertiuaciouslyall the evening was still  on the watch.  But  he  was  not  lurking  in  the re  cesses  of a  house  porch.    I  met him  t'nee to face upon the pavement, and he  could not escnpe me.  "Look here, my tine fellow." I cried,  tackling him  little too far.    Take  or 1 shall give you  walk." '  Then 1 caught sight of hia face under  toad, and I myself turned into Knight?,  bridge, and walking eastward, half disposed to do the whole distance on foot.  But a hansom came up out of some-  where, a mews, or a side street, or  overtook me on the road, and tha  driver, after the custom of his class,  began at once to pester me with, -"Cab!  Cab, sir! Cab!" pulling up to my pace,  and sticking to me most pertinaciously.  At last, out' of sheer disgust, and to  end his importunity, I jumped into 'the  cab and gave toy address- in Clarges  street.  I had barely lighted, a cigar and  leaned back to ponder over the many  surprising and mainly pleasurable  events of the day. when I realized that  the cab was "taking the wrong direction. For some Strang.-; and incomprehensible reason, the driver had turned  round and was heading westward.  "Here,'hi, hi!"T shouted,' lifting, the  flap.   "Where are,you going?"   ',  ���������  "Wot's up?" answered the cabby Insolently, as he pulled up short. "Think -  I don't know my way about?    Stow  it, or"���������     - -  The alternative I never heard, for at  that moment two men jumped up on  the front tread of the cab and open-'  iur^ the doors threw themselves upon  me. Their weight alone* would have  sufficed to overpower me, to silence  me, and crush out all resistance. I  could do no more than give voice to  one, frantic yell for help, for now the  strong, ,pungent smell of chloroform  under my nostrils and the vain struggle I made with fast increasing torpor  told plainly that thej' had called in  another dread ally, and that I was absolutely helpless in-their hands.  /  &<f&  tfattrfbi   fats -/fuzz  Jl  m  M  14*471/  If two lovers spend four,,, hours together and the lover takes, or receives 200 kisses���������low'calculation-pan d each kiss lasts ten seconds, in  live years', time the. lover would have  365,000 kisses, and their lips'would  have been united for the space of  forty-two  days and six hours.  If the entire population is considered to lie 1,400,000,000, the brains of  .this'number of human beings 'would  weigh 1,922,712 tons, or as much as  96' ironclads of the ordinary size.  A REMARKABLE CASE  r CHAPTER, V.  FH.OM SAUL J. SjSTUYZER OF MESSES. SAICV-  BA>"X>   & ! SONS,   NEW   _ O'lUv   CITY   AND  -   CHICAGO.- .   ���������  In my earnest desire to-further the  wishes and interests of' your firm I  risited the gentleman named in your  last pleasure and put before him,  briefly and with much circumspection,  the reasons why he should secure the  services of Messrs.' Saraband & Sons.  Captain Wood did not. respond very  cordially ' to - my proposal, which he  guessed was not serious. It is my settled conviction now that he would give,,  the earth to reconsider that hasty and'  mistaken reply. , .'   * '.,,.,  I shadowed him the evening of the  first day, now just 4S hours ago, foi-'  lowring him to the Hyde -park, to his'  club, to his house. ��������� In Hyde park only  one person spoke to Mr. ' Wood. I  'knew him by sight and name^ a half  American, -Jimmy Lawford,' having  crossed with him once in the same"  Cuuarder and taken a hand in . the  same game",of \poker in the smoking  saloon. He passed then as, an ocean  drummer, although' some said he was  engaged in the, secret service of the  federal government. Now, I take it,  he just loafs around���������just, the sort of  chap to be in this crowd, against Wood.  I did not hear what he said to Wood,  but when leaving by the park gates I  noticed Jimmy in close talk with a  hansom cab man who had got off his  perch and was very' particular to hear  what Lawford said.  I only caught the last word or two:  "Any time to nigh c or tomorrow night.  You'll get the office; mind you're on  the quee vee."  I shadowed the captain all that  blessed night, to the opera, out west,  to several parties, and spoke to him,  or rather he spoke me, roughly, too,  at the door of a house in Prince's Gate,  when he .was seeing two ladies to their  carriage.    That was not quite the last  TOLD' BY     MR.' ORLIN POST,  GRUMJDGE, MANITOBA.'  OF  IE attackod with, cholera or summer complaint  of any kind send at onco i'or n bottle of Dr. J.D.  Kollosff's'Dyscntry Cordial and use it accoid-  imr to directions. It acts with wonderful rapidity ia subduing1 that dreadful ��������� isease chat  weakens th. strongest aian and that .destroys  tho yoiin-r and dclicare. ��������� 'Thoso who havo used  this cholera medicine say it acts-promptly, and*  never fails to effect a thorough euro.  !4������1  Suffered  From  Many  Greatly. For',  Five  Rheumatism���������Doctors  Medicines     Failed to'  Years  a and  'Help  Him,  But 1-3 e  cine at Last.  Got the Right Mcdi7  A man smoking a pipe of medium  size blows out-of his mouth for .every  time' he fills the pipe 700 smoke  clouds. Tf ho' smokes four pipes' a  day, for twenty years, he blows out  20,440,000 smoke' Ilouds.  NfflABD'S LffiiHEHT is usei by r_ysicla_s.  From the.Echo, Dominion City, 31 an.  Recently while chatting "with a reporter of the Echo, Mr. Orlin Post,  a well-known farmer of "Grumidgc,  Man., gave the following story ��������� of  five years of great suffering from that  most painful of diseases���������rheumatism, {insisted  at once, "this has gone a  yourself off, now,  in charge.    Come���������  of him, for somewhere near Knights-  bridge he was picked up by a cab, and  next thing it comes back, ten miles an  hour, cabby standing up and flogging  his horse like mad. It. was so near  daylight that I got a view inside the  hansom as It passed me full tilt I  caught sight in that short moment of  a mass of people inside the cab,' two  fighting  Mr.   Post said:���������"There  are few people, , unless  they, have been  similurly  aillictcd, can understand how much 1  suffered  during those live years "from  the- jjains of rheumatism.   -Thej- were  times'    when 'l' was wholly unable to  do any' work, and to merely' attempt  to. move ,my. limb's caused the great-  est- agony. . 1-   .tried  several   doctors  j but -they seemed quite unable to cure  jmc.    Then T   tried  several   advertised  medicines,   that     were highly  recommended for this trouble,  but they also  failed to' bring  the longed  for  release from pain.    As  these medicines  j failed me  one  after  the  other,   1 be-  'gan to look upon tho trouble as incurable,   and  was  almost  in  despair.  "At this time some friends asked   me  why     I  did     not -try     Dr.   Williams'  Pink Pills,  and I decided to make at  least one more effort to obtain a cure.  1 knew my case was not only a severe  one,  but from the    failure    of other  medicines  a,stubborn  one,   and  J'  determined that the .pills should have a  fair trial, so'I bought a dozen boxes.  I took  them  according  to  directions,  and before they were gone there was  a great, improvement in my condition  but I was not fully cured.    I then got  another half dozen boxes,  and by the  time  the third of  _hem were emptied  I had not an ache or a prain left and  was  able  to     do   a good hard  day's  work without feeling any of the torture that had- i'or five years made my  life miserable: -.You may say for me  I that    I   do   not; think,  there  is   any  | medicine   in  the* world  can  equal Dr.  I Williams'   Pink   Pills   as ,a   cure     for  A Chicago Judge has .held that a  fourth 'wife has no ground for divorce  in the fact that1 her husband insists-  that the mother , of his .first wife  shall live with them. Thc court's  view is that a man has a right to  keep his mother-in-law in the.house,  "just as ho has-a right to, keep a  dog."1 Chicago papers are naturally  wondering if wife No. 9, would have  no grounds for divorce if the husband  in     keeping  his  first three  I mothers-in-law  'in "the.   house.   But  'surely not even a Chicago man would  insist' on this.  ' -paouTAUOO aq put*,}*: X.x\ o> siuao c*; sisoo  ���������{uo "(i -aaib-gng aui <"n ^sort sqmS pm? 'buijoav  saSnu.*op jo-pmiuijcnxg- mio^ {S"*.vtU������).  aoq*oj������j ���������uio}SA"s aroi|.'A otji oStraiop s*ai.io ^  He who has never known adversity  is but half acquainted with himself  or others.���������Colton.  .ma ������������������  in Summer  $50 from Minneapolis  or St. Paul  $47.50 from St. Louis  $45.00 from Kansas City  Out and, back   .   -.  ���������\ ���������  August 2 to 8 , ' -  Quick and cool way to go  Harvey Meal Service    <,  See Grand Canyon,.of  Arizona and Yosemite ,"  ;  Santa Fe  C: C. CARPENTER, Pass. Agt.  503 Guaranty Bldg.,--  Minneapolis,     -    -    -     Minn.  When    a man is  wrong  and  admit it, ho always gets angry,  burton.  Hal-  DNABD'S LINIMENT-Lumoeraan's Friend.  Doctrine, is nothing  truth     set     up 'and  BcCcher.  but the skin.of  stuffed.���������H. '-W.  Idleness is as fatiguing as repose is  sweet.���������De Levis. ���������  No <��������� wise     man  yo unger.���������S wif t.  ever   V\ ished to be  or more  with  men struggling and  some one underneath them.  [coxtinukd.]  Pro  i_p"  In  Franco.  In  Fi  ance  It  is  illegal   t  fl  "Og  5 at  night.  capture  with a  broken  the gas lamp and  instantly  ���������ed it       .,  ���������'What, you, Mr. Snuyzer?" I laughed aloud! "Upon my word, I am infinitely, obliged to you. But really you  znight have saved yourself the trouble.  And���������pardon my saying so���������I don't  think yon do it very well."  He .would not owu up at all. "Easy,  .guv'noiv-: easy," he answered, with a  well -assiruned snuffling voice. "Wot  -are you a-driving at? I've as good a  right to be 'ere as you ev. Wot's  amiss?" '���������  "I tell you plainly, Mr*. Snuyzer, It-  won't do/' I continued. "I don't want  you. and ,1 won't have you dogging my  footsteps wherever I go. It's not the  way to get round me, and you'll have  to drop it. Begin at once. Go your  own road���������that way���������and I'll take  this."  I pointed bim down the Exhibition  A  Rockery.  In making a rockery begin  foundation of small stones,  bricks or similar material. Build in  circular fashion against a wall or corner. Mulshing with large -rocks. Fill  crevices with good soil and fertilizer  as you build and supply seeds aud  plants after moistening thoroughly  with flue spray.  AnstrnUa's   Climnte.  The climate of western Australia Is  said to be most agreeable, for even "if  the midday sun is hot a cool breeze  generally springs up toward evening,  making the air almost chilly at night.  Diamond   Cement.  To make diamond cement take five  ounces of fine gelatin, four ounces of  water and one ounce of glacial acetic  acid. Let the mixture stand some  hours, heat to effect solution and add  ten drops of carbolic acid to keep from  spoiling.  Fnsel  Oil  Perfumes.  From the offensive fuse] oil the skill  of the chemist has been able to extract the odors of several flowers and  fruits.  rheumatism. It is several years since  my cure was effected, and' as I have  never since had the least sign of thc  trouble. 1 think I can speak with authority.  When such severe cases as this are  entirely cured it is not surprising  that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have  made such ' a great reputation  throughout the world for thc cure of  other diseases due to poor or watery  blood. - Paralysis, St. Vitus' dance,  anaemia, consumption, dyspepsia,  palpitation of the heart, nervous  headache, female ailments and neuralgia are among the other troubles  they have cured in thousands of  cases. Only the genuine pill wiU  cure���������substitutes never cured anything���������and to avoid substitutes you  must see that, the full name "Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People."  is on the wrapper around every .box.  These pills are sold b3r all dealers in  medicine, or will be sent post free,at  50 cents a box or six boxes for S2.50  by addressing the Dr. Williams' Me-5--  icine Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.  Draw Cork.*  Easily.  If you want to.,amuse friends at an  evening .party.'-tell them that you can  draw a cork-jou't of any bottle without  ;i corkscrew:-'"' Of course they Avili  laugh, but ,very soon it will be* your  turn-to laugh.    '.-    . --- .." -  Take a piece oi.' sealing wax and hold  one end of it over a lamp or gas jet un-i  til it becomes soft; then let some drops  of the wax fall on tho corlcjn the bottle. As soon as the cork is covered  with wax you must press the piece  which you hold in your hand against  the cork, and you must hold it there  until the wax is quite dry. Then it  will be easy for you to draw out the-  cork by "using the stick of wax,-which  adheres to it in the same manner as  you would use a screw.  No matter how firmly fixed the cork  may be, it will almost immediately  yield to the'pressure. You must, how-  over., take care not to wrench the stick  of wax away from it while you are  drawing it out, and you must also see  that the cork is perfectly dry before  you pour any wax on it.  Lord Curzon unveiled at Delhion'on  the 19th ult. a memorial commemorating in particular the services rendered by three Delhi signallers in"  1S57.  Lever's Y-Z (Wise Tlead) Disinfectant Soap  Powder is better than other soap powders,  as it also acts as a disinfectant. 34  A prince who falleth out with his'  laws breakest with his! best friends.���������  Saville.  From the top 01 the cathedral spire  in Mexico you can see tho entire city,  and the most striking feature, of the  view is the absence of chimneys.  There is not a chimney in all Mexico;  not a grate, nor a stove, nor a furnace. All the cooking" is done with  charcoal in Dutch ovens.  Canada's "Large  "frofs.  Among large frogs Canada Probably has the honor of owning the  largest. It was grown on a small  farm, Killarney, five miles from  Frederic-ton, New Brunswick. Just  before its death it was weighed  nnd found to tip the scales at 48  pounds. 'Its length was 30 inches  and height 18 inches. Across the  back it measured 1_ inches. Now,  stuffed and mounted, it forms an  exhibit of which th������ locality is  proud.  Beni*;nl Timers.  The man-eater is usually an older  tiger, whose strength is failing and.  whose teeth have partly lost their  sharpness. Such a beast finds it easier  to lurk in the vicinity of settlements  nnd to pick up an occasional man, woman or child than to run down wild  cattle.  Tlie largest, fiercest and most brightly colored tigers are found in the province  of  Bengal,   near  the   mouths  of  from  tiger"  the Gauges river and not far  Calcutta. A full grown Benga  sometimes measures ten feet from nose  to tip of tail. , Such a monster makes  no more account of springing upon a  man that a cat does of seizing a mouse.  He surpasses the lion in strength and  ferocity and has no rival among beasts  of prey except the grizzly bear and the  recently discovered giant bear of Alaska,   -  The  The ancient  1.000 miles of  tected  by ;r������.  Nile   of   Vore.  hisiorians say that ovel  tlie lower Nile were pro-  ricinl  embankments and  FRE������ SAMPLE OF UEBIG'S FIT CURL  If vou su ffcrfrom Kpilopsy, Fits, Fa'.lingrSicfcness,  St. Vitus Danes, or have cniUren or relatives that do  so, ofknow a friend that is afflicted, then send for a  fre* trial bottle v-ith valuable Treatise, and try it.  The sample bottle ������*i!l be sent by mail, prepaid, to your  nearest Post Office address. It has cured where erery������  thing1 els������ has failed. \Vhe������ writin-r, mention"thil  waper and give name, age and full address to THI"  USB1C CO.. 17A Vim ST. to EST, TORONTO, Ca>;ad������.  other wurk>- '*f engineer".; skill.  Strength   oi   BrlcU.  It has been discovered that the  weight required to crush a square inch  of brick varies from 1,200 to 4,500  pounds.  A Common  Bred. Cow  When toned up by  Dick's Blood Furi-  fier   will   give   as  much and as rich  kasahighly  laristocratic  ley cowgives  upon or-  cl i n ary  feed, and.  a Jersey  cow when  given.  DICK'S  BLOOD PURIFIER  -will wonderfully increase her yield  of milk. It saves feed too, because  a smaller amount of Well digested  food satisfies the demands of the  system and every particle of nour-  sishment sticks.  50 cents a package.  Leaning, Miles & Co., A_;_*CHt3,  MONTREAL.  Write for Book on Cattle and Horses ttta*  1  iA|  4^1  iii of-  It was the Rev. George Gasket who  first nicknamed Tommy "The Whelp."  "' The RevT* George began fairly enough  ���������with' the lads of his new parish. He  g6t the'nr together" within" a 'fortnight  of his-arrival and-talked,-football and  baseball to them until they were as  Wjax in his hands. Tommy,-who was'  fifteen and . overgrown to hulkiness,  hung 'upon his worcfs and'thought'.'it  gist to  know  that,  but  andc he laid  his  ,he, did   know  plans accord-  .ft'"  > V *.  V  \ .  ) <-*  I.   t  ���������I'  Anson,  "'"���������""ly. _  Upon a perfect Indian summer afternoon all the golf crowd of their parish  met all the golf crowd of another  parish -upon the home links to settle  various foursomes and other thing!".  Alison and the Rev. Geonre were the  mainstay of the' home ,crowd. Tommy  meekly asked to be his sister's caddie  and blustered a good bit when he was*  transferred to Mr. Gasket. But there  ,was a twinkle in his eye,as lie paced  -soberly   from '"hole   to   hazard,    from  "'���������lyjird   to   tee.    from    tee   a train    t<  Dunker.    It  was  going  to  be  close���������  very much too close to be-comfortable,  said "Mr. Gasket. He himself played a  brilliant;game when he did his best.  But what with coaching one, managing another, welcoming everybody,  home folks and visitors alike, it is not  strange that he could 'not, give his  whole attention to the game.  -It was a fine course, within water  hazard iri'the shape of a'spring branch,  excellent putting greens and beautifully close/turf. It was by Tommy's  suggestion that the'turf on the Prior  share of the .course/had been grazed  down with the flock of sheep only two  days before. Tommy indeed had been  wonderfully active in all manner' of  good-."works-for the match.' Mr. Gasket-knew hazily, how his , nickname  luid stuck and stung and repented having given Jit, but was unwise enough to  think he' could' smooth over "matters  by particular "complacence to the lad.\  "We shall beat .them. by a scratch,  ^^-j^feall certainly beat*.them. Master  dllithe^i^^^^s'.eutvdiie^ijw'ith the.-, '-{rnkwis" be said,'-watching a particu-  new pastorff-so much so'^u^c^'drthat^tt^^^^ drive by Alison. ��������� 'lommy  .���������whisp_r*-a'gaihst-'him wouidftiave'bee^ . "Don't; strike me your  recejyedras,.something..Between  h'/gh^;{fine's -as.-good..,as  those, other  pco-  -���������'-"���������' "��������� -1" "    "J   \pHJ2'������," he;sai.cl-,i!*n.b'������Iding toward the op-  pl:iyer_.i-,",���������"**- .- ,-,  ���������Would be fine' to die for him  the1  very:- next ''week,' .'when  stumbled,' over his - own  And then  .Tommy  feet and fell  r down,with the ball, thereby letting the  - minister's-side, get a ,whitewash, that  gentleman said irritablyi"'T- knew The  "Whelp iwould  beat -us/'but1 really'* it  '' " didnlt seem.fair to shunt him off on the  other cloven."  ���������-^The field rang with laughter as'later  thcVschooji;'and "playground" rahg\wit_  It ^whenvsoni'eb*ody ' 'called: I i-Whelp!  all  "So they were. Mr. McKinley," replied the butcher, "so'they were. Then  I had 'em; now I haven't. Sausages at  10 cents is simply to get me a reputation for cheapness.   -See?"  The future president saw and was in  the habit of saying that a great many  reputations were made in that way.  V  ���������f  jjever,  ���������**  . (treason and "the unpardonable sin'' Thc7  .  Rev. - George .-was .youngish,- fair look- ���������;  '.ing, ,-quiclf 'and deft in phrasem'aking,'  suave.''' He   admitted * in''his*' private  talks a temper, but said, .with eyes-upcast, that he kept it under by;, help "of  strength beyond his own.  He was "sin-'  glc.  That of ,course' set all the mothers'  in   the   church   to   work   mating Jjiin  suitably..  He saved them the/trouble  of choosing'for him cby devoting him-'  * self to Alison Prior from the day -she  , came home.     ....... / ,  *���������; If only Jfielhad been homeYfrom-the*  ..first,,cTon_iny' would' never*-_a!ve''been  ' 'The   Whelp.     Tommy   was   Alison's  .^brother and in many ways her chum,  ���������yet she only smjlediwhen,tie,explained  the mini^er's'sin'jands'aid at last: \\t "-"���������'  \ "Really^Tommy;/i don't .know-just:  ���������wh'at'a whelp is like,' but'you do look  "���������"very much what.I fancy itJs^all legs  ?and arms, so much too"'big that they'  'are in their own way and everybody  Rise's." - 'l-f ^777?1'7"-':,7T    _    -  When<Tominy had gone away,-how-  trying to, stand   very" "stiff ���������'arid"  steep   his   elbows-, primly   beside - him,  '^Alison looked after him lovingly, then  ,    turned^an;d'shppX'hje'r fist atthe recto-  ^ry,7which''wasi'Visible.across half a mile  iq**fields^;^-t.;^7'^7i'7^7 - V7*    \    J  fv;If only.:Tomrny' bad; ktiownthat; but(  *,i'_io.W',shoul_ he ?v-He,was a very human  vitoy.   He!-loyed'Alison so well he,would  ;*ha.ve'flgrudged'*:her to any* fellow.;'  It  "������\yas .unbearable to,think of her'marrjr-  /'Irig^tbat^preacher_ and' sitting' perked  /,_P--in. the,, front 'pews,' never s daring to  jBmile'jpr'.wtiisper/^Besides,^there was  >_tis affront".'/'Tommy flung,himself up-'  -on ,the 'grass <out-in-the pasture, dug,'  *:hisj beels in the turf and thought very.*  i.hard;--tears.resting upon  his- freckled-  "cheeks".'.'       , s    ,: , . .  ���������V'All at once something came with a  rush, struck him a sounding thwack on  " the back and sent him rolling over and  over.    As he got rp he felt a harder  .thwack  and  tumbled  all   in   a  heap!  When at last he scrambled up, leaping  nimbly'aside, to shin up a convenient  apple  tree,  Blinky,   the big Cotswold  ram,  stood at  the tree  foot,  shaking  his head up and down, evidently inviting Tommy to try conclusions again.  , Tommy had no mind for that.    Instead   he   sat    up    among   the   laden  boughs and thought harder than ever.  After a little he whistled joyfully, filled   his   hands   with    red   apples   and  climbed down to the lowest fork of the  tree.    Blinky was at him in a minute,  but  stopped  short  as  Tommy   tossed  him an apple.    As soon as he had devoured it lie looked inquiringly at Tommy,   who  tossed   him  another,   redder  and juicier than the first. \  Twenty minutes after Tommy passed  unscathed from the pasture, with  Blinky trotting behind, a pattern of  content. Every day for the next fort-  . night Tommy gave Blinky apples, tufts  of sweet late grass, nubbins of corn  and pungent dashes of'salt and red oak  bark. Blinky followed him like a dog,  never trying to butt or chase him,  though toward the rest of the human  race he preserved an unregenerate  mind.,1'       //' 7  Whom the gods would destroy they  first make mad. The Rev. George's  particular madness that autumn was  golf. Golf was but an idle name in  the parish until he came to it. Fancy  his delight, muscular, masculine and  missionary, in laying out links and  teaching his parishioners the game.  Alison was one of his earliest and most  promising pupils. They spent hours de-  liciously together, yet apart, upon the  course. Alison was certainly devoted  f.i the game. As to whether she was  jj-Iso devoted to her teacher she herself did not quite know.  Love may be slain with a laugh.  Tommy was not enough of a psycholo- '  po,smi  -Mr. ^Gasket.--tried - to   look   pained.  "W'hy. don't yqu.'say our game. Tom  my.?!! ..he   asked" reproachfully.    "We  ���������.must piill,together, every soul of us, if  we are.tb^win."    ._.������._   ���������     .'..,'  '"*v*"Oh; -^,o_!ve\got "allfthose other fel"  "���������" -  * **^������v  lows ter toot: for you!".-Tommy said sar-  ;.c'asticanV;*''*l4Coul'dn't' do a" thing but  roar. J. 'ain't notliiug but a whelp, you  ���������know.",' "   '  r This time Mr. Gasket really did look  jpained, though;-he,-tried*-.to mask' it as  blank-" innocence." It was 'his turn to  play, and the game was so even that  the "fate of it hung most likely upon  his-next three strokes.������- His., ball1" lay  : both -well'-and ill-^in^ place that if he  could successfully loft, itVwould'.mean  almo'st certain "victory, butsaid lofting  required a position neither ministerial  ���������nor-ilighified. It was in a little cuppy  turf hollow not far off the boundary.,  A. low .fence, marked the'^ bounds.  'Across"it sheep hustled and rummaged  peacefully through weed grown .stubble. The'minister took no note of them  nor of anything indeed save the little  -white ball lying so.snug in the faded  grass.-Half stooping, half, crouching.  ���������he grasped  his'liiashie1 "firmly. ,in  his  - hand. ,  The rest was chaos plus earthquake  ;��������� at  least  to the   Gasket'  inner ��������� con-  sciou'sness.   Friends and foes in watch  t-.  ** *   J *���������  , saw" a'woolly... horny headed streak as  , sail the stoopin.v- figure, send said fig  ^ur'e over upon/its head,, then,-with.vig-  ��������� orous  thumps,  roll   it' over  and 'over  across "six yards of turf.  Nobody knew  just what  might  not  have  happened  had not Tommy bravely rushed to the  minister's   rescue,   caught " Blinky   by  the horns-and forced him, struggling  and'bleating, back over the fence he  had leaped like a flash of lightning.  In spite of doing all that Tommy  was the first to assist Gasket to his  feet. "I hope you're not hurt too bad.  sir," he said politely.'  Gasket was a sorry sight. His trousers were torn, his face scratched, the  eye upon which Blinky had landed his  last thump rapidly going out of business. The rest, hurrying up, could not  help laughing, Alison clearest, merriest  of them all. As Gasket caught the  sound "he said, backing away, "The  match is off." l r  It was all he couldisay. Tommy went  home with him, a faithful caddie in  spite of everything, but as he left the  rectory door he rubbed his hands and  softly hugged himself, repeating with  infinite gusto: "Yes. the match is off.  You bet it is. I know my sister all  right!" ���������'���������-'���������       " *  ���������'  ���������  -  Poisoned to Save Expense*.  A. Chinese boy was brought into the  Peking hospital terribly injured by a  heavy log falling upon him. - The doctors, to save'his life,' cut off his leg.  The' mother came, apparently to help  to nurse the lad. The patient, however, almost immediately afterward died,  and expert examination showed, that  his mother had'given him arsenic. Her  reason, it is supposed, was to prevent  her son from tho disgrace of reaching'  the next world in a maimed conditio;).  This is a very strong point with the.  Chinese, who always pickle an amputated member to have it buried with  them when they ' eventually'die. 'In  this instance*, the family being poor,  and a whole leg being difficult to pickle,  tho simpler course was taken of poisoning tiie boy. so that he and his leg  might go together.  BnhicH and  Monkeys.  iL"frequent action, with babies is, to  turn the soles of the feet sideways, opposite to one another, while the legs  remain straight. Just, this attitude  w*ould be assumed by* a monkey when  climbing a tree or walking on a branch  in order to grasp the,stem with its hind  legs. ��������� ,_  . The inherited effects of thus grasping,  .tree trtinksr or limbs with the' hind  hands are,of ten very marked in young  babies. The bow' legs, -which are a  feature of infancy and 0 matter of  some anxiety to mothers, are no more  than the relics of the tree climbing  stage, and the mother need not be  frightened about this .character; any  normaHy healthy 'baby will grow out  of it soon enough.  Then, if a 3*oung baby be held so that  its feet touch the ground,' one may see  that the feet are not put flat to the surface. Instead, the outer portions of the  feet rest on the ground,,while the soles  of the feet are more or less opposed to  one another: they, have the bough  grasping   attitude.       '   '���������  UNITED FOB PROFIT  THE  ESTABLISHMENT OF CO-OPERATIVE  FORK PACKING HOUSES.  had  Thc  the  has  General Dairying and Hoj Growing Should  Oo Tosrether. ;������& "Neither Will Keacli  Its, Hi^lie&t J'uyinu Condition WisUout  tlie Other���������Practical Ile-,ulti* of These  Co-op-r.itive "Uovc-inent_ .Demonstrated  - Import;-.!.c'e of Goon ;Hu_.i;jt5m_'1t;.  Everyone is familiar with the  history of 'the wonderful'develo'pment  of the export bacon trade in Canada  during' the past ten-or twelve years.  In 1890 our export, of bacon, lard,  hams, pork, &c, amounted to less  than 3,000,000 lbs.; in 1900 it  risen to about 1:16,000,000 lbs.  Province of Ontario has been  chief exporter, but the time  come when wo may expect to see' a  change in this respect. Much of  Quebec, New Brunswick, "NTova Scotia  and Prince Edward ^Island is admirably adapted to dairying, a branch  of farming which is rapidly extending from Montreal eastward, as well  as in Ontario. The dairy districts  produce the class of hog, from which  the finest Wiltshire bacon is made,  and in these districts hogs -are put  on the market at as low a cost per'  pound' as, in any section of Canada.  General 'dairying ~ and* hog" growing  should go together, as neither will  reach'its highest-' paying condition  without' the other.- The Eastern and  ,"Nrorthei;n sections -of' Ontario "produce a better class of hog^than" the  corn belt of Western Ontario, oi* in  other words, the section of Ontario  which   more nearly   resembles   Quebec*  Old  English   Police .Tax.  The chief authorities or towns in-past  ages incurred mucli_ responsibility. Ar  Ripon we have a good example of their  liabilities. ��������� Here formerly, after the  blowing of a horn at 9 o'clock at "night  and "until sunrise next morning/ if a  house .were robbed and the pwner'and  his servants had taken proper precautions foi* its safety, the wakemari had  to make good the loss sustained. Each  householder'paid an annual-tax of twopence if he had one door and fourpence  if he had two doors to bis'dwelling for  maintaining a watch over the city. The  tax has long since been discontinued,  but the horn is still blown at night.  The   Lars-cut  Dome,  The largest tksme in the world is that  of the Lutheran church at'Warsaw. Its  interior diameter is 200 feet.' That of  the British museum library is 130 feet.  Fatal  Joy..  With a letter in her hand announcing  that she had won $23,000 in a lottery, a  widow who kept a small shop in Paris  was recently found dead in her chair,  killed by the violent emotion resulting  from her unexpected good fortune.  Yonr   ������A.are.  " If the ������arth were equally divided  among its inhabitants, each person  -������.-ould get about-twenty-three and one-  half acres. ' '       ',  The  Standard  Bushel.  The Winchester bushel, which i_ tin-  standard for the United States, contains ^2,150.42 cubic inches.  "Why They Were Cheap.  President McKinley"used to tell with  a good deal of amusement a story  which related to his early days in the  law. On the way to and from his office  he was accustomed to pass a'butcher's  shop and for a long time was puzzled  by a certain notice which he saw  there.  In the morning he would read. "Good  pork sausages, 20 cents." On his return in the evening he would sometimes find those sausages still 20 cents  a pound, but more often the notice  ���������was changed, and the sign read, "Fine  pork sausages, 12"���������or sometimes 10���������  "cents."  The matter, he said, used to worry  him. Sausages were not of so perishable a nature that they would not keep  till the next day, and he could not understand it. So one evening he stopped at the shop, made some casual remark and then inquired the price of  sausages.  "Ten cents," said the shopkeeper.  "But." replied Mr. McKinley, "they  were 20 cents this mornina:."  Stilt  Races  In  Gascony,  Until very recently hardly any^ festivals took place in the villages of Gascony without stilt races. The prizes  usually consisted of a gun. a sheep, a  rooster or something of the kind, and  young women took part in the exer-  cisps^."1  Early   Co in aire. 71  The first king whose name appeared  on a coin was Alexander of Macedon  Ln'the reign of Philip coinage attained  perfection. -��������� :  A  Dennty  Tax.  Dean Swift proposed to tax female  loveliness and to have each lady rate  her own charms, saying ���������"the -ax would  be cheerfully paid and prove very productive."  A Japanese  Ctistom.  In the southwestern islands of Japan  the women are the laborers. Theii  hands are rough and tanned with heavy  work, while the hands of the men are  delicate and white. The men play the  samisen while the women dance, but  it is considered a disgrace for the .women to play.  .  His Position   In  Politics.  "He's going in for politics. Wouldn't  he make a splendid diplomat though?"  "What?   Why, he's a deaf mute."  "Exactly. Just think bow easy it  would be for him to be absolutely  dumb when it was expedient."  "Yes. but then he could never talk  .without showing his hand.". _  and tho Maritime Provinces in-clim-  ate-ind grain-products, produces the  best1' fclass of bacon. In some respects these -provinces ��������� are better  suited than Ontario for the - development of tms industry. .Land-is generally cheaper,' pasturage surer, and  roots and other crops easily raised.  Two conditions are necessary in or-  der .to' develop this industry i'n Quebec and "the 'Eastern Provinces, especially the latter,���������an abundance of  'coarse grains, which by attention to"  agriculture cixn he profitably produc-,  ed, and the establishment of packing  companies, s(or"' ",the extension- 'of  those" already established), "'which  will fully meet the requirements of  tlie best markets, both' at home" arid  abroad.   \ .>  During the past year or two, I  have had ��������� frequent requests from  other provinces .for information 'regarding the, establishment of co-op7  erative packing factories,.- such as  have"recently, been put up ,at several  pointi in Ontario. The practical results of these��������� -co-operative movements has been demonstrated:.by the  .Danish farmers, who are becoming  more" and more interested in improving the quality and shape of the pig,  as lthrough .this medium alone they  have succeeded in placing their bacon  and poz*k in a foremost position,  both for quality and shapliness of  side, on thc JLondon market, while  the fact' of these co-operative factories being established, all over, Denmark, shows to what a success' they  have  been brought.  There  are  several     points   however  that  should  always  be  observed,    in  connection with  the establishment of  these pork packing  industiies  on the  co-operative plan.'    In< the first place,  they should be installed as nearly as  possible along the Danish lines, with  only   farmers   as     stockholders,     and  each one allowed to hold only a limited   amount  of stock.     No  speculators   should be  permitted  to  invest,in  the  company.     In  the  next place,   it  is  absolutely  necessary .that  the    individual   subscriber   shall   have   faith  in his own company.    The practice of  farmers  subscribing  stock     in     these  movements    and     then   selling   " their  Jiogs   to   the highest bidder,   often  to  firms  competing     against  their    own  company,   is  all  wrong,   and   entirely  di ire rent from, the  "modus  operandi"  in   Denmark.      The   success   of   Canadian   co-operative   factories   is   absolutely  regulated     and   controlled    by  the   loyalty  of   thc  farmer,   who has,  as  yet,   scarcely   realized  the importance   of     operating   along   truly    cooperative linos.     Still  another necessary     feature   ..is     that    all    proxies  should  be  concentrated  in   thc hands  of a '���������ovincil  of not more than seven,  preferably five of  the very best men  among; them,   practical   business' men,  .who a:e not likely to be loci away by  fads,   (-r   driven     from   wise   business  'principles by factious opposition'.  It   ist of   the   first   importance   that  behind   the 'business   management    of  the     co.-icern    ���������'  there       shall     be ' a  iho.rougfiiy practical  and- experienced  curer,   who   will   send   forward    only  uniform goods of the highest quality,  that-will when  tested  on  the British  market,   grade    .with     the:*best Irish,  and Danish bacon.     To  turn  but this  class   of   goods     particular  attention  must'be   given     to   tlie   sort   of  ;pig  grown, and the method of feeding the  same.     To produce tho highest grade  of   Wiltshire  sides,     the. packers    require a long,  deep,  smooth pig,  possessing a light    head      and shoulder,  and   evt<i  back,   not  too   broad,    but  well   covered  with  firm flesh,  not fat;  at  the came  time  he must  not be  a  razor hack.     The sides  from  ham  to  back   oi   shoulder   must   be   long   and  deep,   tiie  underline  straight  and free  from  fliibbiness;  the ham smooth and  tapering,   with * the  greatest   amount  of  flesh   on      the  outside.      The    pig  should   be   healthy,   vigorous   and    a  good feeder, weighing when ready for  market  from   17.*">   to  200  lbs.     It  is  generally     conceded    that  Yorkshires  produce  the  greatest  proportion    of  pigs of    this '   type,     with, the Tana-  worths next.  ��������� The thick, fat,  American or lard breeds are not wanted by  packers.     Pigs    should  be  fed    good.  wholesome      and     carefully    selected  food,���������skimmed milk, potatoes, roots,  green   food,   barley,   peas   &c.,-   in    a.  properly    balanced     ration;   without  any   undue   stuffing.      If   the  farmers  do- not intend   to'observe  these conditions,- they   ,had   better,  leave    the-  business  entirely  alone,   as  otherwise-  they are only  retarding'the efTorts, of  othei   Canadians  who are striving "to-  place our   bacon   , on   the  market   in  the    highest     possible     condition   in.  conm'etition   with  the  Irish  and-Dan���������  ish products.     A good deal of money r  -has been lost during the past year- or_  hogs',   tlie  English  market   not  justifying ^prices, paid in  Canada.   For instances, we have had. pigs for a whole-  year ranging in price from 5G.50 to  $7.50.-   Such   a  condition   of 'afiairs'  was' never  before known in the trade.  Tho farmers  have,   however,  received  the  benefit,    and     thc  packing   companies  have suffered,   largely becauso-  they have been climbing over one an-,  other    to   get     pigs   irrespective     of  cost, doing'no culling, and taking undesirable   breeds,   just'  as   quickly 'as  they  would  the  best.     This, sort    of  thing   will'/right .itself  in  course     of  time,  but    not    before    the packing  houses lose,a lot  of  money.  A co-operative , packing factory  should not be started until a capital  of at least $25,0,000 ' has been" subscribed, which will' be sufficient to  ensure a killing capacity of two to  'three thousand per week. Small  plants, arc objectionable because tho  reirigci:aS.ing system costs,very little  less, and- the management ,'and ��������� ex-,  penses are thc same, minimum .production .always being the- most expensive. Such a factory , cannot be  put up for less than $100,000 to  "$125,000. Farmers holding stock in  such a company should deliver their  hogs at the factory,' take an' advance  of sixty or -e[ghty* per cent.,-, have  them: slaughtered, cured, branded  with the -name -of -the .factory, sent"  forward and realized ^ on through the-'  niec!ium; r of a '��������� first' class "English  agency.    ��������� .   '       ,  Eastern^ Canada has for some time  shown a good deal, of interest in'the-  subject ,    of. '    co'-operative   ��������� packing-'  houses;  buf so" far    "as  r'am  aware,  Manitoba;  the' Northwest Territories .  and British  Columbia have not given  it much consideration. ,  -Possibly the  information  'above  given  may .prove  of value to the people of the West as  well   as  the East.       Any  community"  interested in the co-operative system'  outlined   above  should  send 'a 'representative committee    'to*  Visit' 'and  carefully "inspect the'operations of a  working  factory,' "such "as "tho  Farm- "  ers'   Co-operative Packing-Co.",  "Limited,   of  Brantford,   Ont.     They   will  find     Mr.   Jos.   Stratford  both-   able  -and-' willing   to   give -the   fullest    information-in-regard to  the co-operative movement in  all  its' phases'.���������T?l"_  W.  I-Iodson, Live Stock  Commission.���������  or. "*    V   .......  ' ' tv  '&  " ' M  A  A  Handsome   "-luro Y<'j\rrfng-"  " At the Shire horse, show, held i"rr  London, seventy-four yearling colts  came before (he judges for the  award."in the first class passed on."  Of these a lis������t of twenty-five' was  .drawn for honors,  there being    eight  KNOTTING LEY   ROYAL.  money offerings and as many breeders' gifts. The winner was W. Jackson's Knottinglcy Royal, thc exhibi-  r-eing also the "breeder.  The illus-  >or  trat'ion  Breeder'  is   reproduced  Gazette.  from  The  Office   of   Ihe    tnnpr������,  "What Is the'office, of the lungs?" a  teacher Jisked a small pupil in a class  in physiology.     '  " "Tho chest." she promptly replied.  "And." s;iid*'the teacher, telling the  story, "I guess she was somewhat hear  right, for the lungs certainly do business in the chest"  A   Matter  of   Ajfe.  Gfrace���������This photograph makes you  look so old.  Gladys���������Tes; it is an old picture, you-  know. .  Gentle   Hint.  Borem���������The fire seems to be going  out, Miss Cutting.  Miss Cutting (suppressing a yawn)���������  Yes; it seems to be more considerate  than some people.  Derivation   of   Dogrs'   "Vamp*.  Harriers are chiefly used in hunting  hares in England, while the title beagle, applied to a breed which is an inveterate enemy of rabbits, is probably  derived from the Celtic beag or hige or  the Welsh back, signifying little, they  being in reality a small species of  hound. :jj  THE PHALANX.  Ita Formation In the Military Method* of Ancient Greece.  v A phalanx in the military affairs of  Greece was a square battalion or body  of soldiers formed in ranks and tiles  compact and deep with their shields  ���������Joined and pikes crossing each other so  as to render it almost impossible to  break it- At first the phalanx consisted  of 4.000 men, but this number was afterward doubled,by Philip of Macedon,  and the double phalanx i_ hence often  called the Macedonian phalanx. Poly-  biua describes It thus;  "It was a square of plkemen, consisting of 1G In flank and 500 in front.  The soldiers stood so close together  that the pikes of the fifth rank extended three feet beyond the front. The  rest, whose ,pilces were not serviceable  owing to their distance from the front,  couched them upon the shoulders' of  : those,who stood before them and. so  I locking them together In ' file, pressed  forward to support and push on the  former rank, by which moans the as-  eault was rendered more violent and  Irresistible." The spears of those be-  hlud also stopped the missiles of the  enemy. Each man's pike was twenty-  three feet long. The word phalanx is  also used for any combination of people distinguished'for solidity and firmness. A grand phalanx consisted of  10.334 men.  WbMt   Hit  Him.  Some year* ago.  while a gentleman  was walking from St. .lames' park to,  Tail Mull on a bright afternoon in summer,  he suddenly  received a ' blow on  the shoulder which caused him to stum  rble,,atu! at the same'time he heard a  loud,   crackling   noise.     On   recovering  h������ lookert around for his assailiint. but  there was nobody visible except a policeman, who was many yards away.  When tbe gentleman reached "home.  his shoulder was examined, but no in-  Jury could be found to siocouutfor the  pain In it. Soon afterward the servant,  who had taken away his master's outdoor coat to brush it, brought back,the  frarment and pointed out that the nap  on tbe shoulder was pressed fiat us if  a hot wire had been drawn across It.  Everything. In fact, pointed to the  probability that the wearer bad been  struck by a meteor. '  The Incident might well be used as a  blackboard   lesson    for   children���������aye.  and for some grownup children, "too-  who imagine thut --shooting stars" only  shoot in the dark.  NnnilnK the Child.  Now. necessarily when the new.girl  baby arrived there was rnueU discussion among the members of the family  as to what her name should be.  "We will call her Geraldlim." said  the fond mother.  "Why not call her Esmeralda?" said  tbe first grandmother. "1 saw that  name In a story once and always want-  ������d to try it on a baby."  "Oh. murmured the second grandmother, "that would never do7 Let us  call her Fanchon."  ������������������But don't you think Eltessn is a  pretty name, and so odd. too?" put In  one of the aunts.  "fixcuse me, ladles," ventured the  poor father, who sat near by. "but you  seem to forget that we are trying to  find a name for a human being aud not  for   a   five   cent   cigar."  Feminine Financiering:.  He���������You owe me ten kisses!  Pay up!  She���������Explain, sir!  He���������I won them! You know very well  1 wagered a dozen gloves against ten  kisses and wonl  I���������  She���������Oh. but kisses, you know-  He (firmly)���������Kisses should be paid  Just as religiously as any other debt.  She (thoughtfully)���������Just tbe same as  & note?  "Yes."  ���������'Or a check?"  "Yes."  "Or���������or a draft?**  "Certainly 1"  "Then, you poor fellow, I'll give you  ��������� draft on mamma!"���������  Only Amued Them.  James bad been an autocrat !n his  home, and when be went to school be  was greatly astounded to be told that  he must do this thing and that be must  Dot do that. After disobeying every  rule of tbs school and being reproved  he wanted to know the "whys",of It.  "Because you disturb tbe other boys."  he was told, "1 don't ihinU I disturb,  them." be replied thoughtfully.. "I think  I amuse them."  Mexican Pollteaeii.  Foreign Visitor (In Mexico)���������What!  Do you still have those barbarous bull-,  fights in your country?  Native���������Oh, yes; so many American  travelers' want to see them, you know,  that we have to give one  now  and  then-  Very Dark.  Yeast���������They say the darkest hour Is  Just before tbe dawn.  CrimBonbeak���������Yes. Well, 1 know  when I've gone -hoine jn tbe morning  nDd knew iny wife was waiting for me  things hare loftbiea unusually black..  (..������������������gtj'iUi *.    Jl  r ''!*$ gyp*? *=������=-.'���������������������������l'T^^*--  ASTHMA GURE PFVEB  Asthmrilene Brings Instant Relief and Permanent  Cure in All Cases.  SKNT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  Write Your Name and Address Plainly.  CHA8NID  FOR TEH  YEARS  There is nothing like Asthmalene. It  brings instant relief, even in the worst  cases.   'It cures when all else fai.s.  The Rev. C P. Wells, of Villa ttidge,  111., saytt: "Year trial bottle of Asthma-  I ue received iu good condition. I caanot  tell ydu How thankful I feel for- the good  derived from it. i was a sl-.ve,'- chained  with uutrid son throat and Asthma for .'ten  years. , I despaired of ever being cured. I  aaw your advertisement fur th������ cure of this  dreaaful and tormenting disease, Atithma,  and thought you had oveispoken yourselves  but resolved to give it a trial. , T<> iny  astonishment, the trial acted like a ci>_nn.  Suud me a full-sized bottle."  Rev. Dr������ Morris Wechsler,   \  Rabbi of the Cong. Bnai Israel.  New York, Jan. 3, 1901.  Das. Tafi* Bros'. Medicink Co ,  Gentlemen:    Your A-ahmaletie is   an  excellent remedy for Asthma aud Hay   Fever,  and its composition alleviates   'ill   troubles     ,  which combine with Asthma.    Its successes'  astonishing and wonderful.  'c       ,    -.'" '  After having it carefully analyzed, we can state that Asthmalene   co-it? ma no   opium,  morphine, chlori>f~rai or ether.    Very truly yours,  REV. DRv MORRIS WECHSLER.  ���������       *   Avon Springs, N; Y., Feb. 1, 1901?    /,  Dr. Tafi* Bros  Medicine Oo. - , '       ,,"'--,'" <  Geui/leuiei.:- I ������ rue fcnis testimonial from a sense of duty, having tested the wonderful effect of your Asthmalene, for the cure of Asthma.", My wife has, been afflicted . v������ith  'spasmodic asthma tor the past 12 years. Having exhausted my own - ������kill -as well as  many other*. I chanced to aee your eigu upon your windows on 130th.street N?w York, 1  at once obtained a bottle of Asthmalene." My wife commenced taking it about the first of  i November. I very soon noticed a radical improvement. Aster utiug ' one bottle her  Asthma haa disappeared and she is entirely fre- from alTsymptoms. I eel that I can consistently recommend the medicine to all who are afflicted wit-i this distressing disease'.  Yours respectfully, O. D. PHELPS, M.D. <  Dr. Taft Bros. Medicine Co. Feb. 5,J1901.  Gentlemen: I was troubled with Asthma for 22 years. I have tried numerous remedies, but they have all' failed. I ran across your d'dvvrtisenieuc and startt-.d with a trial  bottle. I.found relief at once. ,I have since purchased yout full-size bottle, ami -I am  ever gratefu . I have family of four children, anil f- r.-six years was unable to work. I am  now iu the best of health and doing business every day. This testimony you can make use  of as you see fit. '  Home address, 235 Rivington Street. S.RAPHAEL,  67. Easi, 129th St., N-wY-.rk City,  TRIAL BOTTLE SENT ABSOLUTELY  .   ���������' OF'POSTAL.  FREE ON  RECEIPT  Do not delay.    Write at once, addressing DR. TAFT   BROS.   MEDICINE   CO.,   79  Eist 130th St., New York City. ,\ \ .  , SOLD    BY    ALL . DRUGGISTS:.  NOTICE IS.HERE liY GIVEN that ap-  plication will be made to the Legislative  Assembly of the Province of British Columbia at its present session for an Act to incorporate a CompaoySwith power to cou-  struct, equip, maintain and operate a single  or double line of railway, to be operated by  steam, electricity or any other mode or  power, at and from the City of Victoria in  the province of British Columbia, thence  North west by the most feasible route to a  point at or near Seymour Narrows in the  said Province of British Columbia: and  with power 'to construct, establish, maintain and continually. operate a railway  ferry steamship service for the purpose of  transferring for re wan] passengers, a:id passenger and freight cars from the taid point  at or near Seymour Narrows in -Vancouver's  Island to a point on the Mainland of the  Province of British Columbia; and with  further powers to build, iquip, maintain  and operate ''ranches of the said railway  from auy point ou the main line thereof to  any point in Vancouver Island ; aud with  power to build aud operate tramways in  connection with the said railway ; and with  power to bui'.d, construct, equip, maintain  aud operate telegraph aud telephone Hues ia  connection wit'i the said railways aud  branches ; and with power to geuerate electricity for the supply of light, heat and  power, and for all, any and every , other  purpose mentioned in Sections 80, 81, 82  and 83 of the *' Water Clauses Consolida-  iiou Act, 1897," ami to do everything  necessary or incidental to the carrying out  of all or any of the objects referred to iu  the said sections; and with power to exercise all the powers giveu to the'Compauy  by Parts IV and V of the -��������� Water Clauses  Consolidation Act, 1897 j" and with power  to build, own and maintain saw-mills ; and  to carry on a general express business, and  to build, maintain and operate bridges,  roads, *"* ways, "^ ferries, wharves, docks,  steamboats, steamships, coal bunkers, aud  other works; and to make traffic or other  arrangement: with railway', steamship or  steamboat and other companies ; and with  power to expropriate lands for the purposes  of the Company and to acquire land bonuses,  privileges or other aid from any Govern-  u.eut or Municipality, or other persons or  bodies corporate, and with power to build  wagon roads to be used in the construction  of such railway aud in advance of same, and  to levy and collpct tolls from all persons  using, and on all freight passing over any of  Buch roads built b/ the Company, whether  before or after the con_truetion of the railway, and with power to sell out its undertaking ; and wi:h all other usual, i.ece.vsary  or i. cu'entul lit-hrs, or privileges as may be  necessary or conducive to the above objects,  or any of them.  Dated at Vic-ori-i, B.C., this 24th day of  March, a. v., 1902.  ROBERTSON & ROBERTSON,  Solicitors for the Applicants  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PBOVINCIAL  REVENUE TAX.  Oomox District.  \tOT1CE is hereby given., in  accoidance  ,k^     with-'the 'Statutes, ��������� that  Provincial  vi nue Tax,, aud  all   taxes   levied   uuder  e Assessu.ent.Act, are  now due  for the  year 1901.    Ah the above named taxes collectible within the Comox District aie  payable at my office, at the Court.House Cumberland.    Assessed taxes'are collectible   at  the following rates, viz:��������� ,    *  If paid ou or before June 30th, 1901:���������  Thiet-tifths ot oneV per   cent,   ou  real  property.  Two   and   one-half   per   cent,  ou  assessed  value of wild laud. _'-.  One-half of one per cent,   on   personal property.  Upon   uch excess of income-^���������  Class A.���������On-one thousand dollars and not  exceeding ten thousaud dollars,   one   per  cent,   up  to five thousand  dollars,   aud  two per <"ent. on the remainder:  Class B ���������On ten thousand dollar-,, and not  exo eding t \enty   thousand  dollars;   one  and oue-hilf per cent, up to ten thousand  dollars, and wo and one-half per cent, on  the remainder :  Class C- ���������On tweuty thousand dollars, aud  uol exceeding forty thousaud dollars, two  and one half per cent, up to twenty thousand dollars, aud three   per cent,   on  the  remainder :  Class D.���������-Ou all others in excess   of forty  thousand dollars, three per   cent,    up   to  forty thousand   dollars,   and   three   and  one-half per cent, on the remainder.  If paid on or after 1st July, 1901:���������  Four fifths of one per cent, on real property.  Three per cent,   on  the   assessed   value   of  wild land.  Three-quarters of one per cent, on pereonal  property.  \ On h-o much of the income of auy person as  exceeds one thousaud dollars, in accord*  ance with the following clasaifications;  up.������n such excess the rates shall be,  namely ': ���������  Class A ���������On one thousand dollars, and not  txcetdiug teu thousand dollars, one and  one-half per cent, up to five thousand  do.lars, ar.d two aud one-half per cent,  on the remainder : >  Class B ���������On ten thousand do'lars, and not  exceeding twenty thousand dollars, two  per cent, up to ten thousaud dollars, and  three per cent, on tbe  remainder :  Class C ���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  not exceeding forty thousand dollars,  three per cent, up to twenty thousaud  dollars, and three and one-half per cent,  on Uie remainder :  Class L).���������Ou all others iu excess    of forty  thousand dollar*, thr e and   one-half  per  cent, up to forty  thousand   dollars,  four per cent- ou the  remainder.  Provincial Revenue Tax  ������3 per capita.  JOHN BAIR.U,  Assessor and Collector.  Cumberland, B.C., lltbJanuary, 1901.  My 22  ���������tud  Cold J������toi*age :  Air   Dry  System..  Our iaciiitiefi for S ofing Perishable Articles are now,  complete: Egge, Butter, Game, Fowl and Meats of  kinds Stored at  Reasonable   Rates :  *  A  ICE-  ORDERS   for   outside   Ports  promptly filed   at   Lowest    .Market   Prices '.   ���������',   UNION   BREWING CO., Ltd.  Phone   27. DUNSMUIR STREET   . PO Drawer   45.  a*-***-  ESTABLISHED   1877.  Incorpohatko 1898.  AUTHORIZED  CAPITAL. $100,000.  DEALERS    AND    EXPORTERS  for Downright  Satisfaction,  ^Shipment   after   Shipment,  Ship   Your   Goods   to   Us.  Full    Prices    and   Imnte-  ''^i'������*3'Jj*i  dlate : ^���������pnen*/ tvery Time.  Been , Established ,24 Yean.  Write tor Prices. Make Trial  Shipment.    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Spends It In Putting a Xew Coat of  Paint    on, the   Front   Fence���������Many  , Carry Ofi .Souvenirs of His Work.  A "Fifflit Ends Intlnsti-y.  , [Copyright, 1902, by C. B. Lewis.]  1 R. BOWSER bad finished his  breakfast   and   lighted   his  cigar; but, to Mrs. Bowser's  surprise,- he still lingered instead of making his 'usual rush for the  corner and the S o'clock car.    Noting  her disturbed look, ho finally said:  "I have decided to give myself a holiday today. That is, I am going to stay  home and do a little work."  "Are you going to meddle with the  .water pipes or tbe gas meter?" she anxiously., queried.   ,  "No. I am,going to give our front  fence n coat of paint and slick up a lit-  ���������   A MAN CAltE ALONG DHrVIXG TWO HOGS.  tie for spring.' What color do you think  ,    [Would look the best?"    -, ,   .'  ���������   -  j "Don't you think you'd better hire a  regular painter and* save yourself any  bother?"- .'-���������',,., - ' ; ���������  "NoT* ma'am, I '-don't 1 want a day  off .from, the office, and- I" like to do  painting. I don't propose to have any  - painter��������� hanging ''around here for a  . inonth to do what 1 can accomplish.in  a da'y. I think a pea green color would'  harmonize with the front of the bouse,  don't you?" .  "'  "I wish you would let it go," pleaded ���������  . Mrs.'  Bowser  as ' she* vividly  recalled  '   two or three past experiences. "If you'll  " let me get a painter, I'll pay for it out  of my" pin' money."  "What in thunder is the matter with  .    you?v, shouted Mr.  Bowser as-he got  up.   "Is there going to  be an earthquake or a cyclone because-I paint the  ,   fence?  You are as. much excited as if I  -were going  to  take the. roof, off tho  bouse.   I shall paint. The color will be  pea green! If the heavens and the .earth  come together in consequence,  I shall  bold myself blameless." '      ,  Daring the next hour be purchased-]  his paint and brush and got into an --old;-;���������  suit of clothes and a short time later  ���������was at work. Nothing happened until  be had been painting for half an hour.  Then a man came aJong tbe street driving two hogs. One of the hogs seemed  to have made up bis mind to, go' for-  ���������ward and make the best of it. but the  other was in rebellions mood. He had  ���������no sooner come opposite Mr. Bowser  than he dashed for him and rolled him  over and then deliberately and: maliciously proceeded to rub hia side  against the painted fence.  "Why. I'll kill somebody for this!"  ���������exclaimed Mr. Bowser as lie struggled  to his* feet. "How dare you set-a. hog  on to me in this fashion?"  "Nobody   set   him   on,"   replied   the  owner.   "He was going along all right  till he saw you and probably took you  ' for another hog."  "Ob. he did! And maybe you did the  same? I'll now .proceed to lick you  ���������within an inch of your life! No living  man can set a hog on to me and insult  me afterward!"  - But there was no fight. The man  had a boil on his neck and only one  lung left, and he realized that he would  be handicapped in a scrap, and so be  made off. As the hog had also passed  on there was nothing for Mr. Bowser  to do but cool off. He had repaired bis  broken suspender, scraped tbe bristles  off tbe fresh paint and got to work  again, When a clerical looking man  came strolling along and baited to'say:  "I think this is the street, but 1 am  not sure of the number. Do you happen.to know if a family named Bowser  lives along here somewhere?"  "That happens to be my name." replied Mr. Bowser.  ���������*'Ah���������just'so. I have lately been called to the church around the corner,  and L wish to ask if you don't feel"���������  There was the paint plain to be seen  and smelled, and yet the clerical man  calmly backed .up to the fence and  leaned heavily against it. He would  have finished his sentence in good time  3f Mr. Bowser bad not grabbed bim by  the collar and lifted him off the fence  and spun iii in around and yelled:  "Holy smoke, but you don't know  any more than the blamed hog! No; I  don't feel, and 1 won't feel, and you  get out of this!"  Tbe clerical man didn't stop to argue  the matter, but gave Mr. Bowser one  concentrated look of reproach and hurried off after turpentine. A yard of the  J>  PMOJ&  One  of  thc  marvels   of  the  age   in  sensational show features is the per-  ilous feat known as ".Loop theLoop"  which will be performed at the Winnipeg Industrial exhibition July 21  to 25, this year. Diavolo, who docs  the trick, knows full well the danger  lie runs every time he performs it. Jn  Minneapolis, the second day- of the  Elks' fair, Diavolo forgot his usual  caution and was hui;led from the  track to the soft sawdust beneath, a  distance of over thirty 'feet.''Fortunately he escaped serious injury, and  will be in good condition,to appear  at Winnipeg's big fair. To the ordih- -  ary  observer, tiie   "Loop  the Loop"'  performance looks like- a man  head down on a bicycle track  fly on the ceiling.  The public has been surfeited with  bicycle riding" tricks of the ordinary  sort, and the Winnipeg Industrial'exhibition management claims that it  ha.scin DiaA-olo a feature that will be  perhaps one of thc biggest drawing-  cards at the fair this vear. " * *  ��������� Late-reports in regard to Diavolo's  ������������������*' '   .     *  condition are most favorable'**..He suffered a severe shock, but-says that  no mishaps will occur "in the future.  /LA  St  .The .performance*,  will    be  "Canada*-!or ��������� the first'/time  given  ni-  it the Win  ��������� i> ���������  nipeg Industrial,.-July;21' to;25.  fence had to begone over again with  the brush, an'Q, it was hardly finished  when a cow and a bulldog turned into  the street.  The cow bad escaped from  her stable, and tbe bulldog was after  her.   If <Uo hadn't overtaken  her and  tried to make, fast, to,one of her heels,  she would probably havo kept straight  on and taken her chances.*but that bite  swerved her across the-side walk and  into Bowser's.,fence, and she raked it  the whole length and  left enough of*  her winter coat behind to stuff a pillow.   There was no crowbar handy-to  brain tbe bulldog.'and-Mr. Bowser had  to take it,out in jumping up and down  and swearing., It- took him some time  to cool off and get to work again, and  then came the old clo'' man. " He "was  distinctly informed 'iii answer to  his  first yell that there were no wornout  garments awaiting him. but he continued his Inquiries and finally took a rest  .on it    Hovw.as rubbing the pea green  into'his biick'-iii.4ho most liberal manner when Mr. Bowser took notice, and  (,a   minute', later  there   was   a   mixup.  Hats and caps and feet and legs got  tangled iu the utmost confusion,  and  .when the separation came the old clo'  -fman made off down the street, with  his coat torn up the back, and left Mr.  Bowser panting. '      ���������-   .  .  c "By John, but the next critter that  rubs against this fence dies'" on' the  spot!" he exclaimed as he picked up  his brush once more and got to work."  Then ^the,family cat came out to  cheer and encourage "him by ber presence, and he bad almost forgiven hu-'  manity when thc crisis came. Four  men came up the street with a" dog  trotting along ahead of them. It. was  only to bo expected lhat the dog avould  see the Bowser' cat and pitch into her  and that the four men would sick him  on. Bowser.had heard and seen, and  his gorge rose.F He rose with his gorge.  He sailed into that quartet like a brick  house falling on a rabbit, but be was  no Roman gladiator. _ ive minutes after the first fight opened he was a lic_r  ed man. and the men and the dog wer?  Marching on. Alarmed by the row. Mrs.  Bowser went out to find the spring  painter sitting up with his back to the  inside of the fence and a look of wonderment on his face.  "Wha-what's happened?" be askod  her after looking at her in a puzzled  way.  "You've  got  through   with   tbe  pea  green!" sho quietly replied.  "W-wherc's that _og?"  "Gone up the street."  "And them fellers?"  '���������Gone after him."  "And���������and"���������      ' ',',','!'  "And between you all you have rubbed the paint off the fence, tipped orer  the bucket and had a fight, in which  you got the worst of it. Come, Mr.  Bowser, come." .  And she assisted him to rise and  gently led him into the house for large  and liberal repairs. M. QUAD.  Dangeron-ly   Ilrip-ht.  Sunday S c.:h o o 1  Teacher ��������� What are  wo to understand by  this passage: "Ye ask  and receive, not because ye ask amiss?"  Precocious Boy-  Ought to ask a widow.  f The    . Modern  Mctuod.  "I am writing a story 'of  a struggling inventor."  "It won't do,"  answered, the  abruptly critical friend. "Inventors don't  struggle nowadays. They let  the people who  are eager to  buy stock dp  thestruggling."  ���������Boston Transcript.  FARMING FOR WOMEN.  .-.      Economy.  "Charley,  dear."said Mrs.  ���������Tor-ins. "I did  just what you  told me to."  "You mean  about economizing?"- ���������  "Yes. Instead  of buying sirloin steak I  bought a porterhouse. It  isn't nearly so  1 a r g  know.'  you  Caviare  SnntlTrloli.  An appetizing sandwich is made by  ���������cutting  a   white   loaf   in   thin,   even  rounds,   buttering,  lightly,   spreading  - with caviare and1 sprinkling over it the  powdered yolks of hard boiled eggs.  In the Same Bnsinesi.  "Where's yer brother?"  "Outside, kill-In*" snakes."  "An' yer daddy?"  "Inside,   &-seein*   of   'em."���������Atlanta.  Constitution.  Afraid  o_ Rain.  The Chinese have a superstitious horror of being caught in the rain.  Wigg-  Her Nose.  What  a   beautiful   nose  she  has!  Wagg���������Yes; that's her scenter of at-  tractiou.-  Rislit-lli-eed of Ileus.  Pr'of. A. G. Gilbert, manager of the  poultry   department     of   the   Central  Experimental     Farm,      recently    addressed ��������� the.'Agricultural  Committee  oil tho'work of his department.     Ho  urged   the  necessity   -.to   farmers    of  procuring     tho   breads     of     chickens  which   will  produce  good   winter layers and rapid  flesh formers.       These  were the Barred Plymouth Rock, thc  White    Wyandotte    and -Buff Orpingtons.    ITo.,also. .emphasized thc necessity   of  taking ' care, of1 ��������� the  chickens  properly,     particularly     during     the  first'five weeks of th-inexislence, and  until   they reach'--the salable  age    of.  three or three and. a half months.   If  the market requfred-it/'at the age of  three months   the  chickens  could    be  put  into  crates and fed  on a ration  of  finely  ground  oats and skimmilk.  Tie advised farmers, to raise the proper quality of chicken's, in large numbers,   so  as    to ' meet the great demand of both the home and   foreign  markets.        Mr.-Gould,   M.P.,    West  Ontario,   doubted   the  wisdom   of the-  chicken  fattening     stations,   .as 7 ������������������tho  English market did not call'for������������������very'  fat birds. '  Young: Stock;- ...  - Most.-farmers find their stock increasing in number at this season  with the coming of calves, , lambs,  pigs and chickens. If pains have  been taken to breed from good stock,  each one should mean additional income to the farmer or more value to  his-personal property.'They shoul-d,'  therefore, be welcomed on arrival,  properly cared for and hospitably  treated. Do not neglect to meet  them until they have shivered with  the cold a few hours or grown hungry, and do not fail to supply good  food in proper amounts at regular intervals. That is the way welcome  visitors should be received in this  country.���������American  Cultivator.  How Some Titled   Women Find sin Outlet  for Superfluous Kn^rey. ,  The "advanced" English women do  not hesitate to. carry-out .many kinds  of  work.     Among  other  things     she  not only-farms-.with-1 a-vim  and  energy     very  astonishing to    non-Eng-'  lish women, >but she regularly     and  scientifically,   qualities    herself-      iorr  farming  by"a  course  at  one  of'-the',  agricultural      colleges     for     women,  which thrive  in   "England.--    The  best,  and "most favorably known  of these,'  -perhaps',-is'the'Lady Warwick H.ostel'  at Heading.     The  Countess, of,'   '.Var--*  wick,������ formerly "Lady Brookdj-iuiid the*  "Babbling    Brooke" 'of semifac'eOioust  London swelldom, stands at the Lead,  of this     institution,     and also>edits~'  the Woman's Agricultural Times, the','  monthly magazine published  by    the'"  collego authorities      "Practical  ITor-������  ticulture     for   Women," "Bee-keeping.-  for    Women"  and   "The Keeping     off  "Milch     Goats as an Occupation     for;  Women,"     were     among the subjects^  treated  in' a  recent 'number  of    this'  periodical,  and  the manner of treatment  was' extremely  plain and practical in each case.     The linen industries, -poultry v culture   and     keeping,  and the work, of  thc  various ��������� technical schools for women, which are under the special patronage of the Princess      of      Wales,   also  occupy much  space  in   most  numbers.    The whole  tone of the magazine is one of study  and seriousness, even the jokes    and  witticisms   which   adorn  its   columns  occasionally arc solemn, and have an  agricultural' flavor.  The students at the agricultural  colleges ,come from-'all grades .and  ranks of society, and the education,  provided-for them is both thorough  and varied. All about flower, - fruit  and vegetable .growing", butter and  cheese making, mushroom, bee and  tomato culture they learn, .and they  must be well up in both theory - dnd  practice .before they aro entitled'to  the college certificate. A large majority of the graduates devote themselves to specialties of various kinds,  it is said, and the masciline farmers of England are rapidly learning  to respect both their learning" and  prowess, .and to regard them as formidable rivals.  Tho cost " of taking a thorough  course at one of these agricultural  colleges, with board or "residence,"  ranges from ������70 and upward for  'each year, and the length of - time  spent-in study varies-'accord ing , to  the ..quickness and capabilities of the  students themselves: as well as-of'.the  number and -intricacies of; ;the  number and the. intricacies' of-the  branches undertaken. The roster i of  students is usually a generQ-S one,  and occasionally'.applicants are sobr*.  liged to wait sonic time before -'arrangements for:their, matriculation  can be made.     7  7''The students, according'to the public announcements -.sent out by -the  'college, are'riot.--expected to. perform  the heaviest- or laborer's work u'po*n  the college lands) which are thjeir.s:  to'- experiment -upon'under -proper cuV  recti'on, but'it would-seem, .'-from a  report lately published by the war-"  den- ofv tlie Lady WarwiGk^bstel?  .Miss Edith Bradley, that at'.'fhis'^Establishment'''at least the stuc^jj^i  all of them women, do "till-"the*  f ground" literally, as well as rneta-;-  phoi'ically.       .7 . ��������� ;  "Since the term ended," says -this  personage, "our. regular students  have been leaving in smal] detachments, as the weeks of their practical work came-to an end. The last  to go were some four or five who  were entrusted with the making of  an outdoor mushroom bed. Turning  the manure occupied three weeks, and  then the',spawning" could not*be done  until the proper temperature,,'��������� was"  reached. A careful 'record will be  kept,'of'the time and-.expense incurred in--making this bed, which will  be put against the "amount realized  'by 'the sale* of the mushrooms. - In  this way'the;students will gain practical, experience in one of the 'most  profitable, of the lighter ���������.branches,, of  agriculture,' with'rtv'view to specializing in itilater.'.' '7  .    .. ��������� *  v  ^_w Sketch of7~������ir.  I'mil  Fuchs. -  *  Mi*.  Emil" Fuch's.'"^vhoVe"p'o'rtrait','oI  King    Edward Viappears  on the ne\vf  British" ;���������-postage,. h stam"p\s,Vr" although  the 'Jubilee* year , of ,(*97> for'a short  trimc,   and  has*"sin'ce 'cle'tevmincd     to "  born'in** Vienna,  went*to-London- -in  sot tie there _ permanently,ifrbecause,  i]t  is said,-he considers tli'at of"all'peor  ple the -Brig lish'are- tbe most' sincere  in their criticisms of art! t He 'studii-  odhi the  Royal   Academy at Berlin,    '  and'* tdcflc the prize''for'- sculpture"1' in  1801.   .After  that .he lived in Italy,  and his journey to  England was undertaken to   complete the bust of .'an  .English lady who'had'given ;hiin,s'i t-  -������tings,-.;,in ,,Eoiue.u.   His  most, notable  .work is -a group' entitled" "Mother's  Love," which won "the gold medal'at  ��������� Munich in* 1896,' and'was' shown" at  -the "Royal Academy ."Exhibition,''London,   in  1S99.    .The'-*late  Queen "Victoria,  on learning-'of his work,    had  him' execute .some' fine medallions  of  herself.'    At    the,*;, same time,, he ^ditT*'^*.;"'-  "similar medallions   of Kii\������'"Edward^/-"'  then Prince     of Wales,   and the por-'-  trait head on the new stamps is tak-."  en from drawings made two or three  years  ago.     A year  ago "Mr.     Fuchs  made drawings of thc late    Queen as  she lay in state after her death.    He  'a'lso made the.drawings of the Prince  and Princess   of Wales for the     portrait heads appearing on  the medals  commemorating the roval tour.  .  . Two"fltad Actor-  Years ago a theatre was situated  in the gardens of a once well known,  but now demolished public resort in  the north ot ���������L.uiic.om. -There _ i.hu  proprietor,who played com-jdy parts,  gave an actor, also a "funny man."  notice of dismissal. The latter, putting, on an air of indignation, in-  quire'd why he was discharged.  "Well, you see. .5 ones," replied tho  proprietor bluntly, "you're a ������bad  comedian."  "Eh, what?" exclaimed, Jones.' "If  I'm a bad comedian, so are you ���������a  very bad comedian:" ���������  "Ah," rejoined the . proprietor,  "that's what, it- is. Jones! The audience won't, stand two bad comedians, so one of iik ���������has to go, and I  am c'.ea.d s'-'-"   ���������''-*'   /-.��������������������������������� ;<.-n'i me.'7  Tlie   Encronohing   Lake.  ������������������' One of .the humorously, attractive  /characteristics of a child is. his large'  sense of personal importance. A little  girl was walking with her father on  the shore of a large lake, where the 7  waves were gently lapping up on the  beach.; Suddenly one came up higher  ,,th?fn the others and swept over her  f'6oK')yhen she exclaimed, "Oh, papa,  ���������the ih;j|t? stepped on my toe!" .  ,i7,    .        . .  .���������.''v.; Finuiiig-s.   ''-'}{  ��������� ,"T,h'���������'.,millennium will not be;very far  off," remarked the observer ^f events  and things, "when it is as easy for a  man to find his collar button :a's- it ia  for him to find fault."  Pnraflin Ott.  To see if paraffin oil is safe to use  put a few drops in a saucer and apply  to them a lighted match. If the flame  spreads over the surface of the oil. reject it as unsafe, for under many circumstances it may explode. Good paraffin oil will only burn on a wick.  # pu  \  TBE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  The cabled report of the terms of  peace said that "all burghers outside the limits of the Transvaal and  Orange Hiyer Colony," etc., were to  be brought back to their homes. The  correct version, according to London  papers, is "all burghers in the field,  outside," etc. This makes rather . a  material difference to those refugees  in the United States who intended  applying to   the'    British  authorities  7to.pay  their  passages  to   South Af-  - rica.  WIRE   WOUNDS.  My mare, a very valuable one, was  badly' cut and bruised by being  'caught io a wire fence. , Some of the  ���������wounds would not heal, although I,  tried many different medicines. Br.  Bell advised nie to use MINARD'S  LINIMENT, diluted at lirst,, then  stronger as the sores began to look  better,* until, after three weeks, the'  sores, have healed, and best of all the  hair is growing well, and is not  white, as is most always the case in  horse' wounds.  , -        F. M.  DOUCET.  Weymouth.  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure  Cures Coughs and Colds  at oiice. It has been doing  this for half a century. It ,  has saved hundreds of  thousands of lives. It will ,  save yours if you give it a  chance.   25 cents a bottle.  *> < ,  , If after using it you are not  satisfied with results, go to  your druggist and get youi.'  '-  * money hack.     .'    ���������    ���������    ���������  Write to S. C. Weixs & Co., Toronto,  Can., for free trial bottle.  MARKETS.  London has-   maintained  for  years  pre-eminence  in  the  fur  Karl's Clover Root Tea corrects the Stomach  I  ���������  L_   many  trade.  American and Russian buyers both  visit that city to buy furs origirially  taken in their own respective countries.'1 Thc sales amount to $20,000-  000, a year. - <    '  Keep HMD'S LINIMENT In tne House. ..  Between' two evils choose neither; between two goods,  choose both.���������Try-  '> oh Edwards. - '     ,  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS, B. C.  Without question the lvest and  most effective springs in Canada for  the cure' of rheumatism, kidnoy or  liver troubles. Tho' medicinal qualities of the water are unequalled.  Splendid hotel accommodation ; fine  fishing and hunting*. An ideal spot  for +_te invalid.  Do not ask a man if he has boon  through college.������ Ask' if a college has  been through him.���������Chapin.  -It is estimated that there ai-e about  2,000 negro lawyers in the United  States. * '       p .  A DINNER PILL���������Many rorsons suffer es-  crufciating agony after partaking of a hearty  dinnor.   The food partake, of is like a.ball of  Maxim's '" cavalry gun, which fires  700 shots a minute, weighs but thirty pounds and can be carried strapped to a soldier's back. The gun he  made for *the Sultan of Turkey fires  770 shots a minute, but it is a field  piece on wheels.  lead upon the stomach, and instead of being a  healthy nutriment'it^bccoines a poison to the  system,    Dr.   Parmelee's Vegetable Pills_are  THANKS FOR BOTH  wonderful correctives - of such, troubles. .They (  correct acidity, open secretions and convert the  food partaken of into healthy nutriment.   They  nre just the medicinejo take if troubled with   frcnch Gentleman   Gracefully Ex-  indigesfcion or dyspepsia.  The biggest raft ever ��������� sent down  thcc"Mississippi '"is on its' way to St.  Louis/'. It contains 11,000,000 -feet  of logs, and ,-requires two powerful  steamers to handle it.  The TJrlg-ntefit riowors r<musfc fade, but;  young ���������lives onda*.Jgorod by sovc.-i-e coughs-.- nd  colds may bo" preserved by 'Pi*. Thorn ".s" Kclec-  tric Oil. Croup/ whooping cough, bronchitis,,  in short all ali'cclicns of tho throat and lungs,  are relieved by this sterling pieparation,-which  also remedies rheumatic pains, s ro=s, hruises,  piles, kidney difficulty, and is most economic.  presses His' Own and His  Wife's Gratitude.  Strong Letter Written' -With the  "Noble Purpose of Trying to Bene-  lit Someone Else.   "'   " "--.-.  A woman who was charged at High-  gate, ��������� London, with being drunk and  incapable pleaded that family troubles had made her take to drink. One  daughter, she said, had been poisoned; another hanged, ca son had been  killed in a railway accident, and another was in an asylum". She was  discharged.  Que., June 23.���������  Paquin of this  for publication  In it he speaks  his  wife.      The  How's This?  to    good  to take a  Wo offer One Hundred Dollars Reward .'or  an case c.f Catarrn La/cannot be curod by  Hall _ Catarrh Cur-?,  P. J. CIIENE_ & CO., Props., Toledo O,  We, the undersigned havo known J? J.  Cheney for tho last 15 years, and believe him  perfectly honorab o in all business transactions,  nnd financially able to cany ouc i ny ooligafcion  made by their firm. ,  West -sTkuax, Wholesale- Druggi-its, Toledo,  O. Wamhno, KiN*NTA-������r & Makvin, Wholesale  Druggists, Toledo, O  Hall's Catarr'i Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces  of the system. Price 7"3c per bottlo. Sold by  all druggists.   Testimonials free.  Hall's Family Pills arc the best.  If you see one cold and  at the same time, set him  a fanatic.���������Lavater.  vehement  down  for  Clap an extinguisher upon your  irony, if you are unhappily blessed  with   a vein  of  it.���������Lamb.  As  your enemy's  and  so are you.���������Lavater.  your  friends,  A lady writes: " I was enabled to remove  the corns, root and branch, by the uso of  Ho.loway's Corn Cure." Others who have  tried it have the same experience.  Tho     greatest  friend.���������Sir.- W.  medecine  Temple.  is  a   true  St.   Hippolyte,  (Special)���������Mr.   l7   A.  .village .has    written  the  following letter,  foi* both  himself- and  letter reads :  I    ������������������After much suffering I had became  ' unable    to     work.     1     had     Kidney  Trouble which gave me great pain.  I    "Tvly wife,had used a box of Dodd's  Kidney  Pills     for  a similar    trouble  some   lime   before,   and   as   they   had  completely    restored    her  I health I'made up my mind  i treatment  myself.  ' "T was not disappointed, and I can  now say that I have tried and proved  Dodd's Kidney Pills to be the greatest medicine in the world.  '"We are now both quite well and  able to do our work as well as ever.  ���������'We have found Dodd's Kidney  Pills to be a remedy, which saves us  the pains and trouble which we often  see in others, who are languishing  and incapable of attending to their  work.  "We keep Dodd's Kidney Pills constantly on hand, and use them occasionally if we feel the slightest indisposition. We have us^d altogether  between us six boxes.  "Perhaps I should explain why I  write this letter. It is because I feel  there may be many others who have  not heard of Dodd's Kidney Tills, or  who having heard, have 110X given  them a trial, and to such I would  Say 'Give Dodd's Kidney Pills a fair  trial and you will agree with my. wife  and myself that there is not any  other' such medicine to  be had." '  What Dodd's Kidney Pills have  done for Mr. Paquin and his good  wife they will do for any man or woman who suffers from Kidney Disease  in any form;  WHEAT.  The Manitoba wheat trade is no  better this week -.than we reported  last week. Exporters -are still doing-  next to nothing, and buyers are  scarce. The American markets are  stronger, the prices < for Manitoba  wheat having, remained ' stationary,  and at the end of thisi week we quote  values, 1 hard 7_-Jc, 1 northern 72c,  and 2 northern 70-^c,' in store, Fort  William or Poit Arthur elevators,  spot or Juno delivery. Later delivery than Junei is not'wanted as yet,'  but first half July might be sold at  ������c under June.  Liverpool Wheat���������Xo.- 1 northern  closed on Saturday'at'Cs- "</_d.   ' ,  FLOUR���������Hungarian patent $2.15  per sack ol"-9S pounds; Glenora, S2 ;  Alberta, , ������i.S5; Man'toba, SI.70 ;  and XX'XX, 31-25.    -  GItOUND FEED���������Oat, chop, per  ton,'$29; barley chop, ,-$24; mixed  barley and oats, $27; oatmeal feed,  $15.50;  oil cake,  $30.  MILLFEED���������Bran, "in bulk, is now  worth  $1Q per ton,  and shorts $19.  O.VPS���������The 'market for 'oats is  quiet owing largely to light offerings.  Demand is ; good in this market.  Fort William prices are lower but .the  local market is not changed. We  quote: No. 2 white oal s, Fort William, 4-lc bus.; No,l .white, in,car  lots on track, Winnipo:;, per bushel,  45c; No'. 2 white, 41- to1 42c; feed  grades, __ 38 to 39c; seed oats, 50c.  At country points farmers are getting 29c to 31c for No. 2 white oats.  No   2 white oats.       ���������    , k  ; BARLEY���������Movement is very'light.  We quote 46 to 48c for seed grades,  and 42 to 45c for feed, in carlots, on  track,  Winnipeg.      , ,���������' ,    , ',  FLAXSEED���������l>ealers are astiring  $2.00 per bushel for seed flax.  HAY���������Receipts', are light, ,and the  market is S3 higher at $8 to, $9 per  ton" for fresh baled. .Loose hay is  not .offering to any,, extent.  POULTRY���������The market ris quietf.  Live chickens bring 70 to 75c $per  pair, 'and .turkeys are worth lie per  pound,  live weight. ��������� ,  BUTTER���������Creamery���������Receipts continue to increase, but as there-is a'  fairly good shipping "demand prices  hold steady at 17c per pound, factory  points. ' '  7    -  BUTTER���������Dairy���������This,kind of butter is now niore'plentiful and as  there 'are, no old stocks on hand the  market is, in a healthy .condition..  Prices have "declined again" this week'  and" ,. we quote round ��������� lots now lie  per pound commission basis, . for  tubs, and 13c for prints. Prints are  not wanted to; any extent as they  will not keep in hot weather.  CHEESE���������Commission ' houses ,are  paying ll_c per*' pound for new  Manitoba cheese delivered here.  .EGGS���������The market is well supplied  -with eggs. Pickling is now-over,  and lower prices may' follow. Buyers are still paying l0V_c per dozen  i'or fresh case lots delivered here.  POTATOES��������� Fanners' loads delivered in Winnipeg, 25c per bushel.  ��������� DRESSED MEATS���������Beef, city dressed, per pound, S to 9c; veal, 7"(/_ to  SV&c; mutton, 10c; spring lambs,'  each $3.50 to S4.50; hogs, per  pound,   7%  to   8V_c.  TALLOW���������Local buyers are paying 5 to 6c per pound for tallow delivered here,  according to the grade.  Hides���������No. 1, city hides, 6V_c No.  SVijC, No. 3. 4rY2. Kips and calf, the  same price as hides; deakins, 25 to  40c; slunks,. 10 to 15c; horse-hides,  50c to $1.  WOOL is worth 6V_c per pound for  Manitoba  unwashed  fleece. ���������  SENECA ROOT���������The market has  not opened yet"and there is nothing-  new to say. Drier weather would facilitate digging. Minneapolis dealers  arc quoting 37 to 39c delivered there.  Winnipeg dealers have not named a  price yet.  DON'T GET OLD  before your time. Proper care of  your stomach and diet will keep  your health good. In, this particular Ogilvie's flour is a known enemy of dyspepsia, as it makes the  best of good, white, sweet, nutritious' bread���������it is the housewife's  favorite.  OG.LYIES'   HUNGARIAN  THE WORLD'S BEST FAMILY FLOUR.  OGILVIE'S CLENORA PATENT  THE WORLD'S OEST BAKER'S FLOUR.  rBV ROTA- WAUHAST      ' ,  Millers to H.R.H. thc Prince of Wales  juini���������������������wlt|i  (  ; A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned  1  ; ���������/ _______ : : '.  ~/         '   You can save dollars by watching the advertisements in*  THE QLOBE  ,  ' TORONTO . -      -. . ;  It carries the advertisements of the big stores of Toronto and the leading business house of Canada. People in the west can enjoy-all 'the  privileges of those in Toronto by taking advantage of**     ������        ,  THE HA LF-PRIQE OFFER  which The G-lobe is making to all those living west of North Bay. * Regular price $4.00 per annum. Send TWO DOLLARS aiid have it and The  Saturday Illustrated number go to your address for one year.  ��������� <���������. \ i -AcMress:   THE   GLOBE,   TOROXTO.'  CLEAN  SWEET  DURABLE  CLEAN     .  SWEET  DURABLE,  E. B. EDDY'S  UTTER   TUBS  are made from r the best'selected SPRUCE," with  GALVANIZED SPRING STEEL WIRE HOOPS,  which are secure and will not fall off. -   Always'ask  your dealer for'  ������ ' ** t  5      \A/OOD_=:i\B\/Wr_e__RI  <jf.  7 ���������."  Sir Robert Giffen, the statistician,  estimates that ������150,000,000 a ".year-  will soon,,, be required for Britain's  armament.     . ,      . -'      '7, ,~ ,    - ���������  BABIES   WITH  WORMS.  A  Grateful  Mother    .Tells ''How  Little  Boy -Was   Cured.p  Her  Good taste     is the modesty  mind.���������Mme.  de .Girardin. ���������  .f tlie  Short sentences drawn  experience.���������-Cervantes.  from a long*.  @If is now proposed in England' to  drive tram cars by power derived  from huge ' springs, which can be  wound while the whole is in. motion  or otherwise.  J-IVE STOCK.  CATTLE���������Tho    market  cattle  and  anything  good  o^c.    The  range is  from 5  cars     here.    Yearling  worth   as   high   as  $.16  point-of    -shipment..  $20 to $22 per head.  SHEEP���������Sheep arc  to.'5-i-c per pound, off  and lambs about the  HOGS���������Live  hogs  is bare of  will   bring  to  5������c off  stockers     are  per  head     at  Two   year   olds  worth   from  5c  cars. Winnipeg,  same.  are  worth   now  Atheism is rather.in    the-liffi  than  in the heart of man.���������Bacon.  The eternal stars shine out as soon  as it is dark enough.���������Carlyle.  Shun equally .a, sombre air and vivacious sallies.���������Marcus Antoninus.  Our    souls much    farther than our  eyes can see.���������Drayton.  Mrs. Celeste Goon, Syracuse, N". "3*7 writes:  "For years I could not eat many kinds of food  ���������without producing a burning:, excrutiatin*?* pain  in my stomach. I took Parmelee's according to  directions under the head of 'Dyspepsia or Indigestion ' One box entirely cured me. I can  now eat anything I choose, without distressing  me in the least." These pills do not cause pain  or griping, and should be used when a cathartic  is required.  Next to  excellence is  tion of it.���������Thackeray.  the  approcia-  Those who complain most are most  to bo complained of.���������Matthew,, Henry.  I love to lose mj-self in other men's  minds.���������Lamb.  Art is nature concentrated.���������Balzac.  As_ for Minaif s anfl tate no otter.  Hope is a leaf-joy which may - be  beaten out to a great extension, like  gold.���������Bacon.  for best weights, ' averaging between  150 and 250 pounds, G-jc, off cars,  Winnipeg. Heavy and light weights,  lc less.  MILCH COWS���������Cows are scarce,  and good -milkers readily bring $45  in this market, the range being from  $35 to $_5 each.  HORSES���������There is a good demand  for horses and dealers find no difficulty in disposing of all they can  secure.    The  market  is  being largely  Mrs.-.,A. Sauve, .llo.wantoh, .Que., is  another happy mother who .thanks  Baby's Own Tablets for the health of  her boy. The little . fellow became  the prey of worms���������that curse of  childhood. His rosy cheeks lost their  color; his little legs and arms became  skinny; his eyes lost their sparkle  and he became sickly and peevish.  His sleep was restless and feverish,  and his food seemed to do him no  good. His anxious mother, almost  despaired of seeing him back again to  good health. However, she heard of  Baby's Own Tablets, and gave them  to her child, and ,now she says:���������  "The. Tablets made a wonderful  change in my little boy. All signs  of worms have disappeared, and he  is now in the best of health. I can  honestly say that Baby's Own Tablets have no equal as a cure for  worms."  Baby's   Own  Tablets   are  a  Certain  cure  for   all  the  minor   ailments     of  little ones,  such as constipation, colic,   sour  stomach,   indigestion,   diarrhoea,   simple fever  and  the irritation  accompanying   the   cutting   of   teeth.  Guaranteed  to   contain  none  of     the  poisonous   opiates   found , in  the    so-  called    "soothing"    medicines.    They  are for children of all  ages,   and dissolved   in   water  can   be  given     with  absolute safety to  a new-born  babe.  Sold by druggists at 25 cents a box,  or sent postpaid on receipt of price,  by addressing the Dr.   Williams Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  SAY!  Well now, wouldn't that  kill you; two good  = LUCINA  CIGARS  and no matches.    Hard  luck  on -the   old  sports.  GEO. F. BRYAN & CO WINNIPEG  vfl  - M  The  Office  Specialty Mfg.  Co. Ltd,  MANUFACTURE  P"_RVETUAr, "BOOK CASE SYSTEMS.  Tho onlv complete up-to-date case on-the market    Disappearing   doors,   quartered   oak,  ���������golden finish.t .  THE OFFICE SPECIALTY MFG. CO., Limited.  P. 0. BOX 393 E" R. HAMBLY  Winnipeg, Man. Mgr. Western Branch.  W.  N.   U.  No.   382.  Where the bottom of the ocean is  bad an ocean cable will ���������frequently  last only three or four years, but on  good bottom wire' taken up after  twenty years has been found almost  as good as ever.  There are doors Jn some old-houses  of Holland which were-in former days  never used except for,funerals and  weddings. After the bride and groom  had passed the door was nailed up  to await the next occasion.  A lens sixty inches in diameter has  just been cast at the Standard plate  glass works in Butler, Penn. It is  for' the telescope of the American  University of Washington.  supplied  high.  from     Ontario.    Prices  are  Four miles of tree9 have been  planted on Winnipeg streets this season.  On Sun-day afternoon Donald Eddy,  a boy 13 years of age, fell from a  train of moving cars at Winnipeg  and had one of his legs crushed off.  There are  It must be  any  force it  no rules for friendship,  left to itself; we cannot  more than love.���������Hazlitt.  Common soaps destroy the  clothes' and render the  hands   liable   to   eczema.  J;  REDUCES  EXPENSE  Ask for (be Oetaeoa Bar  Over ninety distinct congregations  of women connected with Roman  Catholic .religious orders are settled  in Great  Britain.  Friendship is the shadow of the  evening, which strengthens with the  setting sun of 1 ife.;���������La Fontaine.  If fun is good,  truth is still better  and love best of all.���������Thackeray.  Fortune gives too,    much to  but to  none  enough.���������Martial.  many.  ���������l.i-i  _33 ft-  ISSUED    EV'KRY    WEDNESDAY.  Subscription $1 50 &y6ar, in advance  TO. 36. HiiDersoti. 3������6ttoc  _���������_** Advertisers wiio want their ad  c'aang-ed, s_-.ou.id get copy in by  9 a.m   day.before issue. "  Subscribers failing to receive , TiiK  News regularly will confer a'favc-r by .notifying the   ottice.  Job Work Strictly C. O. D.,  Transient Ade Cash in Advance.  The Coal Output.  ��������� The"announcement of   the  New  Vancouver Coal Company lhat their  'miner--'  must expect for a while to  work  on   shorter   time,  in   consequence of the enc.oachments which  o'l fuel  hue made in the coal trade  , aUSan Francisco., will be read with  jegrec     Both the  New Vancouver  Coal Company and   the Dunsmuir  Company   have  in   the past   done  -,their best to keep the miners in their  employ' in  steady employment  at  "good   wages,, in,the  face of  keen  ��������� competition  caused,, by   t:he   lar>.e  shipuient's  of   coal   to  California,  'tlieir "bts: market, from Australia  and pi her countries.. But the effects  of the oil fuel competition must be  ���������Mill, greater, and   the miners  will  naturally be obliged to bear^a share  of the losses caused, by the depres- '  'eion.     If the miners-will judge the  manager, of   the   New   Vancouver  Coal Co. fairl}', they.must put themselves in that gentleman's place and  ask -themselves   if   the   difficulty  could be met in any.other way.  Dear Mrs B���������-, in reply to your inquiry as to which is the best tea to u^e, I  would say trial, in my opinion it rests between the Blue Ribbon and Monsoon  Packet Teas. If you like rich, strong tea, then Blue Ribbon is'undoubtedly the  ' best, but-should your taste be for a delicate and very fiavory tea 1 would advise  yuu io call on C. J. MoORK lor a packet of Mops-Son. Personally, I drink Blue  Ribbon in ,lhe morning and'Mon'soon at'5 o'clock, but then, you know, 1 am a  perfect crank about tea. '  Yours truly,      .  , "      '  ,,    ', ' ,    . ' <* ' '   SARAH GRUNDY."  THE WORD  PARADISE.-  .    CORONATION   BAY.  Coronation D'iy .was .celebra ed  throughbut'-the'British Empire with  the greatest enthusiasm. <rfhe gods  must be propitious to King Edwaid  .Twice at the point,-of df-atri, his  ��������� .good angel intervened and his life  was prolong- d so that the crown of  the mightiest empire "that the  world e'er saw" might be placed  upon his head. What a magnifi-'  cent career, even if it be a short  one, is before England's King.  May his reign be happy and prosperous.  GRACE FOR A CORONATION  PIC-NIC.  i  O Lord, our'Heavenly Father!  Who reignest iu bliss -above,  We qffer Thee the tribute  ���������   'Of our gratitude aud love.  Thou hast made those lofty mountains  ��������� Whose peaks are clothed with snow,  Thou kaat made these fertile valleys  . Where the wheat aud barley grow.  The pure white snows of winter,  The buda and flowers of spriug,  And  he ripening fruits of autumn  Their varied blessings bring.  We thank Those,for those bounties  Which are now before us spread,  And we pray -thas'Tn'nu wilt ever    .  Bless to in our daily bread.  We thank Thee lor this lovely spot  On which our feet; now etaud,  Forthe mountains, rivers,   lakes aud seaa,  And all this pleasant land.  We have many happy homos  Where peace and plenty dwell,  Arid parents kind and loving friends  Our earthly bliss to swell.  And we hope for happy meetings  Iu that bright world above, ,  Where sin and sorrow are unknown���������-  And all is peace and joy and love.  God bless King Edward on tha throue,  And dear Queen Alexandria too,  Aud bless their children and  their  friends  Iu all they think or say or do.  And bless the B itish Empire  In every clime beneath the sun,  ask it all tor Jesus' sake,  And so our prayer ia done.  S. F. C.  Aogust9th,  1902.  Xta   Earliest   JMcitniupr   Win   ������n    Inclosed   Pleaxore  Ground.  ' The earliest meaning of the. word  paradise appears to have been n walled  in pleasure ground. In the Hebrew it  was *'perdes," in the Persian "fordus,"  and from "one or other of those the  Greeks appear to' havo derived the  word "paradcisos," from which we get  our own .word. We also know that the  ���������'ancient monarcha of Chaldea and Assyria and also of Egyptconstructedvasf  lnelosures of forest land(,for the preservation of wild animals kept for hunting purposes, and these were also call-  ' ed " paradises. Thus, ��������� the historical  "meaning of the word comes to this: A  space protected from all incursion from'  the .outer world, in which those who  were privileged'to enter were able to  indulge in such pleasures as pleased  their fancy. s  It is easy to see the translation from  tho material to the spiritual meaning,  paradise in the latter sense meaning  the place of the elect or chosen.' This  is strikingly borne out by the fact that  the favorite battle-cry of the Moslems,  whose'firm belief it is that those "who  die fighting go straight to heaven, was  always "Fight! Fight! Paradise! Paradise!" And the strong probability is  that they got the word from the Persian campaigns of the eighth ceutui-y.  The use of the "word, hi its present form  in the New Testament is of Greek  origin, and its description as applied  to tbe garden of Eden is probably of  Hebrew origin, dating from tbo period  of tbe captivity.  WHAT MOVED  THE   DOG?  A   Remarkable   Story   of   Canine   In-,  telllpj-ence  and  Affection.  , Among the tales told of the intelligence and affection of -our canine  friends by Mrs. Sarah K. Bolton in her  book, ."Our Devoted Friend, the Dog,"  is tbe story of Dan, a deerhound owned  by Mr. L. C: Meaehamp of. Homer, La.  Mr. Meaehamp was one day going on  a squirrel hunt and, not wishing Dan  to accompany him, tied the dog to a  post by a rope. Dan whined and begged, but finding his master obdurate he  at last lay down quietly before his  kennel.  It was growing dusk and time for  the hunter to return, when Mrs. Meaehamp was suddenly disturbed by the  whining and barking of the dog. who  had been quiet all day up to that time.  She spoke to the dog. but instead of  being pacified at this attention be redoubled his exertions and broke the  rope which held him. Then he bounded  away,' over the fence and into the  woods.  He was gone perhaps half an hour  when he came running back, panting  and almost breathless, with his master's hat in his mouth.  Mrs. Meaehamp became at once  alarmed, and, calling her eon, they set  off to find the missing man, Dan all  the time bounding ahead and leading  the way. At length tbey came upon  Mr. Meaehamp lying helpless in the  woods, where he had fallen into a little  ditch and broken his leg.  The accident happened, as nearly as  could be reckoned, at the moment  when the dog began to show his uneasiness. That he should have bad  knowledge of the accident seems incredible, but his master (Irmly be-  lievea'tbat be did kuow it and that it  was because he knew It that be was so  an>:ions tn.tret ������������������*���������������������������-   ������������������ '    <  NOTICE.  PUBLIC NOTICE  IS HEREBY GIVEN  to the Electors of the Municipality of Cumberland that. I require  the presence of  the  said  electors  at   the   Polling   Station   on;  First  Street,   ou -Taes iv,  the 2nd day of  i ' ,  Septetr-ber, 1902. at 12 o'clock noon, forthe  purpose of eleefciiig a Alderman ,'to fill the  vacancy in Lbe South Ward. ���������'"  The mode of ������omination of candidates  shall be as follows :���������  The candidate shall be nominated in writing; the "writing shall be subset ibfd by two  voters of, the Muuici|.-ality, as proposer, and  seconder, aud shall be deliveied to the Re-  turning Officer at any time between the dat--;  of  the notice and 2 p.m. of; the day of  the  ' nomination, aud in the event of. a Poll will  he o-oeiied on Thursday, the 4th day of September,' 1902, at the Polling Station, Cumberland, BC, of which every person is  hereVy required to take notice sud govern  himself accordingly. *���������  The qualiiioat-iou as candidate for Aldermen is as* follows :���������  He must be. a British sn.hi-.iot ot the full  age of tweui-y-oae yea������.- and not disqualified  under any law," and have been for six months  next preceding the day of nomination, the  ree'istered owner in the Land Registry Office  - of land and real property in the City of the  assessed value omthe last Municipal,Assessment Roil of $500 or more over and above'  any registered incumbrance or charge, and..  who is otherwise qualified as  a municipal  f * *  voter.  Given   under  my  hand at * the  City  of  **. -i,  '  Cumberland this 20tli day of August,  1902.  LAWRENCE W. NUNN3,  Returning Ofi*icer.  20 S702 2b  RUBBER -  STAMPS.  Seals, Stencils, Price' Markers,  Printing Wheels, , Numbering  Machines, Band Dating. and  Numbering S-amps, Check Perforators, Rubber Type, Printing Presses,        &e,,       &c,      &c.  FranMin   Stamp   .w  VANCOUVER,   B.C.  13-8-02    4t  A clergyman was much surprised  one day at receiving a' basket of'  potatoes from-an old woman in his  parish, with a message saying that  as he had remarked in his sermon  on the previous Sunday that some  "common taters" (commentators)  did not agree with him, she had  sent him some real good ont-s.  e  '&>  B  Take a   Dry  Sponge  and   pour  on  it   a bucket ;of water  It  will   swell   every time sure.      ....        ....  UT we are not selling sponges, our line is   SWELL     BUGGIES  of all kinds. We have just received a Car Load of Open rnd Top Buggies  with Steel and Rubber Tires. Expresses of all kinds with Platform, Half-  Plakform, Duplex and Elliptic or rIoi/-nnse Springs Backboards, Carls,  Sulkk-s, etc., all of the most Up-to-Date Patterns and Finish. Guaranteed  for one year by the Makers aud ourselves        .     . .        ���������iamii  mM  IAI  0A11IA6I  I0EI8  ET cash STORE  New Lines of������������������  Rubber Garden Hose, Rakes,  ,  Hoes,    Axes,.  Hose '-.' Reels,  Spades, Shovels. Tarred and  ,'Building .Paper,     &c ,     &c.  SYvb'dI' - LAWN/SWINGS,  Dnnsmuir A?enue(  Cumlierlaiid, B.C.  'W J*  41./'  ry  m, *i. Ti ��������� ��������� r E, Ab'h- Y,: DragiriKC Sl Stationer. .|  if' '"   I"'    A  NEW LOT OF   ������ar.,-;    -  m      '-    I       ' ROCHESTER'&CANADIAKCAMERAS  H $ : '    PHOTOGRAPHERS' - SUPPLIES. -  w, r& PLA'TES,  - PAPER,    :MOUNTS,-7jvtc.\ '  NEW, FANCY LBATHEE GOODS"'  PURSES,   CARU'CASES,    1 0?LET SETS.*  Try a Bottle of   __r  ���������. ,  _   .  FEAG AR AST 10*L'_> _S_TGLT3__*  IiAVENDISIL    WATER.  . STORE OPEN Sundays from 9'a.rn. to io a.m. &     ���������      Mil  and from 5 p.m. to"6 p m. g*              ml  /!?���������-_'       '  ^ ;         '                  '                 * 'ft            "                      ' V ''        ffl  |'-Dunsmuir Ave., *      ���������" * v    , Cumberland, B.C.' XL  anaK*iM**araetu?' *.x> -_.>**.���������-_���������.���������_*  UaiiiijKT mi'fff 1 qq ���������ML_.-3t  _ ft*������r~n ���������*^f* Jt_t3OtFi\  -,'.- ���������    RAMS.;   ���������'-.  SHROPSHIRE- ;:! RAMS.  A Good Uarn ie half the Flock,  so Improve your Gbeep   ��������� IT    -.-    PA 1' S,���������  I have Pure Bred, and ,7-8 bred  RAMS FOR SALE, and prices  right.  Place your orders now As possibly  I wilFbe out of the business nt-xt  season.  I have also, Pure (Bred Black  Minorca    Cockerels    for    Sale   tit  ���������*  $2.oo  each.  GEO. HEATHERBELL,  Hornby Island.  13-8-03   41   .  /FOR' S'-A-IL-E]  MAPLEHURST   FARM,  HORNBY     ISLAND, ���������  (comox district),  Containing���������  230   Acres.    ���������   200  Acres Fenced.  About 400 healthy Bearing Fruit Trees.  70 -Acres cleared up good, and  in crops  and hay land.   ���������  62  Acres cleared  up  rough,   but  good  pasture.   -  85   Acres bush���������easy cleared.  13   Acres chopped and burned over.  The whole of the 230 acres is excellent  land and will grow any kind of grain and  root crops. Io suitable for beef, dairy or  sheep.  15,000 Cedar Rails in boundary and  field fences.  ��������� Large 7-roomed house���������-vater in house  .2 Story Bank Barn, 32 by 75 feet. Sheep  Barn, Hen Houses, etc.  Buildings'5 years old. Abundance of  good water. Nearly 1 mile frontage on  Lambert Channel. \}i miles from Government Wharf.  Good Markets���������Cumberland (Union  Mines), Nanaimo arid Victoria.  Good shooting ��������� Deer, grouse and  ducks plentiful.  Price,.  $6000  1-3 cash,   balance,   6 per cent.  violin:  t  P. THOMSON.    .'   //  T^ackm.'.  Music for Dances, &c,  supplied,  at  short notice.     Orders left with ,  Mr E.   Bairett,  at the Big Store,  will he promptly attended to.    '-  Suteih for tlie. NEWS.  SALE    OF  Farm Stock and Implements  Apply ���������" NE WS "   OFFICE.  270a ...  M2-'02  STANLEY   CRAIG,    Prop.  Also, 246 Acres adjoining���������good land, at  $8 per acre.  Also, several   Good Grade Jersey Cows,  Heifers   to   calve, and Yearling   and  Heifer Calves.  Apply GEO. HEATHERBELL,  Hornby Island.  14-5-02  B,; Illness Successfully Cured  By PROF. SCHAFFNER  The Old   " NEWS ������ BUILDING.  A remarkable cure effected. Cures baldness of long standing by the use of PEERLESS HAIR RESTORER and ELECTRIC 0  MASSAGE TREATMENT, both of which  combined destroy all geruns and invigorate  the routs which stimulates circulation of.tbe  active forces that feed the hair follicles. A  From one to two months treatment  will Hestore Baldness of long* standing  Daily Treatment $15 per month.  Parasites cause all hair trouble. Dandruff  is caused by a germ which saps the hairn  vitality. Vaseline and oils are of no benefit  to the hair, as dandruff germs thrive ia  them, as well as in all grease. To cure dandruff, which is preceded by, and a sure indication of, falling hair, it is necessary that  the dandruff germ be eradicated. From one  to three bottles of the Peerless Hair Restorer will cure the worst chronic case.  VIOLIN*   TUITION.  PROF C H. SCHAFFNER. conservatory graduate, has decided to locate permanently in  Cumberland is. prepared to give  lessons to a limited number of  pupils on the Piano, Violin and  voice  culture. WHITNEY  BLOCK.  &'  '  ,s  /:  y>\  ran

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